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Trump's $5M offer to Obama: 'This is good for the country'
Fox News ^ | 10-24-2012 | Greta VanSusteren

Posted on 10/25/2012 4:07:19 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather

October 24, 2012

Trump's $5M offer to Obama: 'This is good for the country'

Does 'The Donald' honestly believe the president would take him up on his offer to release his college transcripts, applications and passport records?

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: country; good; offer; trump
Greta and Trump lock horns in this interview.
1 posted on 10/25/2012 4:07:26 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Greta Would be Better served to Talk about this instead of Donald trump. Greta for two Nights I have seen you struggle with the question Why Would they do this Stupid Coverup. Here is your answer, http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2949757/posts


2 posted on 10/25/2012 4:15:07 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Someone should make Greta czar of fraud & waste in DC.


3 posted on 10/25/2012 4:21:40 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: sheikdetailfeather

For claiming to be so skeptical about so many things she is extremely dense when it comes to the “o”. She tries to get The Donald to up the ante to $100 million.


4 posted on 10/25/2012 4:22:11 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Trump's $5M offer to Obama: 'This is good for the country'

He thinks it's good for Donald Trump. Which is his only reason for the stunt.

5 posted on 10/25/2012 4:23:27 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

“Trump Rips Greta A New Obamahole Over $5 Million Dollar Obama Records Challenge - 10/24/2012”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2mrEud8iJ4&feature=player_embedded


6 posted on 10/25/2012 4:30:39 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Delhi Rebels

...”He thinks it’s good for Donald Trump. Which is his only reason for the stunt”...

Most people out here in America see five million dollars as a heck of a lot of money and those folks just might wonder why Obama would turn down that opportunity to help charities since he is so into redistribution. It is possible that many will begin to wonder what he is hiding if he does not take the offer. Could it be that he applied to Columbia or the other schools as a foreign student and what about the other documents which are in question? He has never been vetted. Everyone in the country who understands how our country works understands that our fundamental rights have been breached on this issue. Regardless of what you think about Donald Trump..He is trying to get information to us in a way that most can understand.


7 posted on 10/25/2012 4:31:47 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: Delhi Rebels

He’s about the biggest idiot out there. Does nothing for our side of the aisle except make us look as silly as he does.


8 posted on 10/25/2012 4:32:14 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

It actually was a brillent move by Donald, when ALred was trying to make hay from rumors about Romney in the last news cycle Donald made more noise then she could and her crap died a soundless death.


9 posted on 10/25/2012 4:33:33 AM PDT by stockpirate (Slaves to the collective! SCOTUS is just as corrupt as congress. IMPEACH ROBERTS!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
"Trump's $5M offer to Obama: 'This is good for the country'"

In other words -- Trump could prove absolutely nothing -- so he needs Obama's help.

I would pay $100 to watch a death match between Trump and Gloria Allred locked in a cage. That fight would probably raise billions for charity!

10 posted on 10/25/2012 4:33:49 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Delhi Rebels

...”He thinks it’s good for Donald Trump. Which is his only reason for the stunt”...

Most people out here in America see five million dollars as a heck of a lot of money and those folks just might wonder why Obama would turn down that opportunity to help charities since he is so into redistribution. It is possible that many will begin to wonder what he is hiding if he does not take the offer. Could it be that he applied to Columbia or the other schools as a foreign student and what about the other documents which are in question? He has never been vetted. Everyone in the country who understands how our government works understands that this is a breech of our Constitution. Regardless of what you think about Donald Trump..He is trying to get information to us in a way that most can understand.


11 posted on 10/25/2012 4:34:58 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: Delhi Rebels
The one positive thing that might result from this stunt is that many of the ill-informed public have no idea that the “transparent” Obama paid big bucks to keep this information from the public. In light of his constant nagging of Romney to release his tax returns, it makes him look like the hypocrite he is!
12 posted on 10/25/2012 4:34:58 AM PDT by srmorton (Deut. 30 19: "..I have set before you life and death,....therefore, choose life..")
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To: jazzlite

My thoughts exactly, to the average moron that doesn’t know what going on, it could spark the question of gee, why won’t he go for it? Then to So what’s he hiding?


13 posted on 10/25/2012 4:36:52 AM PDT by Newton (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: jazzlite
Regardless of what you think about Donald Trump..He is trying to get information to us in a way that most can understand.

If George Soros announced today that he'll donate $5 million to charity if Mitt Romney released all his tax returns for the past 10 years, would you expect Romney to do it? And if he doesn't, do you expect people would wonder why he refuses to help charity and what is he hiding?

This is a stupid stunt that will result in nothing except some brief publicity for Trump, and will have zero impact on the election.

14 posted on 10/25/2012 4:37:38 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: Portcall24

Donald needs to get help from some of his other wealthy friends and double the reward every day between now and two days before the election. Once the voters realize how valuable these records are, any honest voters that might still be undecided, won’t vote for him.


15 posted on 10/25/2012 4:39:31 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Does 'The Donald' honestly believe the president would take him up on his offer to release his college transcripts, applications and passport records?

Probably not, but it does make O look stupider (if possible) and cheap because he won't release things commonly released by just about everyone else in order to 'help the poor'.

I'm tired of the non announcement announcements by Trump, too, but I have to admit....he IS a master of showmanship.

16 posted on 10/25/2012 4:43:21 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as Created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: Dixie Yooper

<< Donald needs to get help from some of his other wealthy friends and double the reward every day between now and two days before the election. Once the voters realize how valuable these records are, any honest voters that might still be undecided, won’t vote for him. >>

Well put, and I was thinking the same thing.

If other interested zillionaires added to The Donald’s $5 million and brought the total up to say, $25 million, $50 million, Obama would come across like a selfish prick for NOT releasing his records, likely costing him votes. This action puts Obama in a lose-lose situation, with absolutely NO upside, so for that alone, Trump’s actions should be applauded. Were they self-serving, egotistical and narcissistic? Sure, because Trump IS self-serving, egotistical and a narcissist. But then, so is Obama, isn’t he?


17 posted on 10/25/2012 4:48:55 AM PDT by ObamaMustGo2012 (Obama Must Go In 2012)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Give it all up for a measily FIVE MILLION??? Ya gotta be kidding.
18 posted on 10/25/2012 4:53:34 AM PDT by Flintlock (-THE TRUTH--It's the NEW hate speech.)
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To: ObamaMustGo2012

I agree with you...this is a win for the Romney camp. If he does not come up with the records for the 5 mil, the obviously argument is he is lying about something. If he does come up with the records, nothing lost as they never positioned any aspect of their campaign on them.

Meanwhile, I wish the campaign would dwell upon His Excellency leaving DC to go to Las Vegas for a fund raiser while the embassy, with his knowledge, was under attack and an ambassador killed. He cannot “splain” that adequately no matter how many times Carney says AF1 has as much technology as the Oval Office. Remember how much BS the dems spewed about Bush not being in DC on 9/11 while DC was actually under attack?


19 posted on 10/25/2012 5:00:33 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Dixie Yooper

Great idea!


20 posted on 10/25/2012 5:00:44 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: sheikdetailfeather

What a piker.

I will offer $20,000,000 to the charity of his choice if Barry at his next appearance dances the Charleston while juggling 5 ball.

I hope he takes me up on my sincere offer because I’m sure there is a great charity out there that could use $20,000,000.

You are all welcome.


21 posted on 10/25/2012 5:00:44 AM PDT by DManA
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Trump should go on TV every day to increase the amount of the donation by 5 Million Dollars between now and October 30th, just to keep the story out there.

Think of how much fun that would be...

Will he turn the records over for $10 Million?

How about $15 Million?

What’s the President hiding, that it is worth $20 Million Dollars that could go to orphan puppy veteran cancer victims?

Surely Obama will turn over a few scraps of paper for $25 Million!

... See how much fun this could be? You can’t have more fun for 30 Million Dollars!


22 posted on 10/25/2012 5:04:40 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (If Hillary reminds every man of his ex-wife, Joe Biden reminds every woman of her ex-husband.)
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To: Dixie Yooper

The money would be ill spent. I think it would be better to let a contract and achieve long lasting results


23 posted on 10/25/2012 5:07:34 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: Dixie Yooper

My thoughts exactly. Give enough incentive and perhaps the records can finally see the light of day.


24 posted on 10/25/2012 5:10:24 AM PDT by esoteric
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To: Haiku Guy

I like the idea of increasing the pressure every day. It only creates more doubt in the minds of the people about what he has to hide. lol!


25 posted on 10/25/2012 5:18:54 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: Haiku Guy
I think that’s exactly how he should play it.

“What, this guy can’t give up some simple papers to help charity? What’s he hiding?”

26 posted on 10/25/2012 5:32:42 AM PDT by ryan71
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To: Delhi Rebels
This is a stupid stunt that will result in nothing except some brief publicity for Trump, and will have zero impact on the election.

Is this wishful thinking on your part? Obama released his "birth certificate" as a result of Trump's questions.

President Obama, love him or hate him, you do not know him.

27 posted on 10/25/2012 5:33:23 AM PDT by olezip
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Donald, you’re fired.


28 posted on 10/25/2012 5:38:47 AM PDT by billhilly
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To: olezip
Is this wishful thinking on your part? Obama released his "birth certificate" as a result of Trump's questions.

He released basically the same thing he'd released before. And I think that was panned by all the birthers around here.

President Obama, love him or hate him, you do not know him.

No we don't. And we won't get to know him any better as a result of Trump's stunt.

29 posted on 10/25/2012 5:40:42 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Soon to be Headline:

Two die in past month, more will die without funds
Obama Rejects Funds For Charity
Charity spokesman cites lack of funds as reason for deaths

30 posted on 10/25/2012 5:42:49 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

He should have specified the charity like St. Judes and let them apply some pressure. If the public knew he was holding back $5 mil from sick kids...


31 posted on 10/25/2012 5:53:28 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: jazzlite

That’s exactly what happened about an hour ago here at my workplace.
An Obama supporter here from 2008 said, “Obama says he cares about the poor and all that, but won’t take up Trump on this? WTF?!”


32 posted on 10/25/2012 5:55:46 AM PDT by RandallFlagg ("Liberalism is about as progressive as CANCER" -Alfonzo Rachel)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

The fact that Ubama cannot even consider this offer ought to give pause to anybody who is going to vote for him.


33 posted on 10/25/2012 6:01:26 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: All
Another soon to be Headline:

Scores not released, scores deceased

Obama too embarrassed to release college transcripts
Failing Grades Kill
Obama stops funds for African Charity, many die

34 posted on 10/25/2012 6:03:19 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Trump knows Obama won’t pony up the documents for 5 million, but he also knows there are others who have access to those same documents who would. It’s not a challenge, it’s a bounty.


35 posted on 10/25/2012 6:06:32 AM PDT by Mathews (Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV))
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To: sheikdetailfeather
There is an interesting angle that most are missing. I suspect that Trump HAS this information. Issuing it might have played to Obama’s favor. So rather than do that, Trump is pressuring Obama to release it with the Oct 31 deadline. The inference is that, “if you don't come clean I will release it for you.”

Look for the pressure to build. It puts Trump in a great position since he can always hold back. But Obama can't escape that it is out there. Trump can even find a way to now get this information out there without necessarily having his name attached to it.

36 posted on 10/25/2012 6:08:10 AM PDT by koraz
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Request to Donald Trump... Amend your $5 million offer to 0bama to assure $500,000 goes to each of the families of the 4 Americans murdered in Libya...


37 posted on 10/25/2012 6:15:43 AM PDT by StraightDave (.)
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To: koraz

Very interesting. LOL!!!


38 posted on 10/25/2012 6:21:26 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: Mathews

“It’s not a challenge..it’s a bounty!” hehehehe! Since he has to do this by Halloween, Trump can say “Mr. President, what’s it going to be? TRICK...OR TREAT? BOO!”


39 posted on 10/25/2012 6:28:36 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I would like to see the Donald expand on 0’s favorite charities. I would lmao to have cair, seiu, nea, uaw, cpusa added to the lis.


40 posted on 10/25/2012 6:30:49 AM PDT by printhead (Standard & Poor - Poor is the new standard.)
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To: jazzlite
Most people out here in America see five million dollars as a heck of a lot of money and those folks just might wonder why Obama would turn down that opportunity to help charities since he is so into redistribution. It is possible that many will begin to wonder what he is hiding if he does not take the offer.

It's too late in the cycle. If he'd made this offer 3 months ago, and had people constantly banging the drum, you'd be right. Not enough time now to really get peole to think about it.

41 posted on 10/25/2012 7:01:06 AM PDT by zeugma (Rid the world of those savages. - Dorothy Woods, widow of a Navy Seal, AMEN!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

John Kass

Benghazi not as sexy as Trump, Allred

- October 25, 2012 - What news stories are perching up high on the top rocks, screeching down at undecided voters with less than two weeks left in a long presidential campaign?

Read at:

To get past the subscribe just click your Print Preview and scroll down.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/ct-met-kass-1025-20121025,0,3235319.column


42 posted on 10/25/2012 7:10:11 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Mathews

You nailed it ... perfectly ... well done !


43 posted on 10/25/2012 7:11:42 AM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin will DEFEAT the Obama-Romney Socialist Gay-Marriage Axis of Evil)
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To: MamaTexan

Most sheeperals don’t know or are willfully ignorant that 0bama has kept his academic records sealed. This smashes it in their faces.

Most 0bama supporters want to think of themselves as smart for supporting such a “brilliant” man, and the ‘scripts would put the lie to that fantasy.


44 posted on 10/25/2012 7:15:53 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: wiggen

He’s putting the two issues (passport app and education app) into the national conversation.

So the Honey Boo-boo watchers might actually wake up from their stupor and realize something is wrong.

“Our side of the aisle” manages to look silly all by itself. Why do you think it has the nickname “Stupid Party”?


45 posted on 10/25/2012 7:16:27 AM PDT by sauropod (Only two of God's creatures can employ the term "we": newspaper editors and men with tapeworms-Hayes)
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To: Mathews
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Also ... it's a "bounty" with a limited shelf-life ... about 10 days ...

The people with access to the documents have ALREADY been visited by Trump's people, and they refused to let the information out ...

this is Trump's way of calling their bluff ...

WHO ? ... in business or academia would turn their backs on an easy $ 5,000,000 in a lousy national economy like this ?

Trump's move is brilliant ... Todd Schnitt's (Tampa AM 970) criticisms notwithstandng ...


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46 posted on 10/25/2012 7:17:02 AM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin will DEFEAT the Obama-Romney Socialist Gay-Marriage Axis of Evil)
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To: Newton

It wouldn’t surprise me to see Obama take Trump up on his offer the day after the Electoral College casts its votes. At that point he’ll have nothing to lose. If he wins reelection, the Republican House doesn’t have the courage to impeach him for anything, and even if it did there wouldn’t be enough votes in the Senate to convict. Barry would like nothing better than to stick it in the face of people who still believe in the words of the Constitution.


47 posted on 10/25/2012 7:46:38 AM PDT by Soul of the South
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To: sheikdetailfeather

It’s a stupid stunt, and normally I would deem it as distracting... but given that the divorce settlement the Allred client received was also 5 mil(4 mil of which she wasted trying to sue for more).... it will add to the general confusion, and appropriately distract the media.


48 posted on 10/25/2012 9:04:37 AM PDT by Katya (Homo Nosce Te Ipsum)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

There is nothing wrong with Trumps offer. It’s actually a good offer that should be taken more serious, but it’s Trumps own over-hyping making it out to be something it wasn’t that gave liberals a chance to laugh it off. If Trumps would have just released this without the dishonest buildup it would have worked out a lot better. Had he just released this normally it would have been taken more serious.


49 posted on 10/28/2012 3:17:45 AM PDT by ThermoNuclearWarrior (We must start working outside the broken, corrupt, and unconstitutional system to save this nation.)
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