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Donald Trump Planned 2012 run 8 year ago
4/7/2011 | Jeff O

Posted on 04/07/2011 9:18:54 AM PDT by jeffo

I just found evidence that Donald Trump at least considered running in the upcoming presidential election 7 year ago. In December 2004 his organization registered the domain "trump2012.com":

Registrant:
The Trump Organization LLC

725 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10022
United States

Registered through: GoDaddy.com, Inc.
(http://www.godaddy.com)
Domain Name: TRUMP2012.COM
Created on: 16-Dec-04
Expires on: 16-Dec-15
Last Updated on: 04-Dec-10


TOPICS: Front Page News
KEYWORDS: 2012; donaldtrump; elections2012; enoughtrumpalready; nevervotefortrump; obama; trump
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I am wholeheartedly in favor of a Trump run... and I think this has been planned for quite some time.
1 posted on 04/07/2011 9:18:56 AM PDT by jeffo
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To: jeffo

Afraid he would choose Hillary Clinton as his running mate.


2 posted on 04/07/2011 9:22:55 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: jeffo

Well, he hated W and now he hates Zero. I think he could beat Zero like a red-headed stepchild, too. Nature DOES abhor a vacuum, and few of the other Pubbies seem to want to step up to the plate.


3 posted on 04/07/2011 9:23:08 AM PDT by tgusa (Investment plan: blued steel, brass, lead, copper)
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To: jeffo

Run Donald Run. We need you!


4 posted on 04/07/2011 9:23:51 AM PDT by Millie
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To: jeffo
Trump has stated his support for abortion rights, gun control, prosecuting so-called “hate crimes” committed against gays and nationalized health care run by the federal government.

With positions like that, I don't know any true conservative who would ever support Trump.

5 posted on 04/07/2011 9:24:04 AM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: jeffo

The big question I have is “Is he electable?” He’s a hell of a business man and very direct in his opinions but will the people vote for him?


6 posted on 04/07/2011 9:24:04 AM PDT by RC2
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To: jeffo

He’s working for Hillary. All his donations are to the worst democrats like Reid and RINOs.

Some say “that’s the cost of business” but if that’s true, why are there NO donations to good candidates?

Some people are having smoke blown up their rear end AGAIN.

Ther probably registered TRUMP2008.COM at the same time too and it’s lapsed. $10 for a just in case. Means nothing.


7 posted on 04/07/2011 9:24:36 AM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many younger conservative Christians out there? __ Click my name)
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To: jeffo

Did he also register Trump2016 and Trump2020 and TrumpJr2024. ;-)


8 posted on 04/07/2011 9:24:42 AM PDT by rhombus
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To: jeffo

Did you check ‘04, ‘08, ‘16 and ‘20 too? !!!!!!!!!


9 posted on 04/07/2011 9:25:07 AM PDT by Ooh-Ah
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To: jeffo

a RINO....a crony capitalist elitist....

No thanks


10 posted on 04/07/2011 9:25:41 AM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: jeffo

But John Kerry already had a running mate.


11 posted on 04/07/2011 9:26:18 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: RC2

Of course he’s not electable. He would be seen as a joke candidate.

If the GOP are planning to lose (which they are if they’re planning Romney), they would love this guy, because he can use his own money to lose.


12 posted on 04/07/2011 9:26:20 AM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many younger conservative Christians out there? __ Click my name)
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To: Ooh-Ah

I did. See above


13 posted on 04/07/2011 9:26:59 AM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many younger conservative Christians out there? __ Click my name)
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To: jeffo

Never trust a man with a comb-over.. He is trying to “trick” you..


14 posted on 04/07/2011 9:27:39 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: Christian Engineer Mass
Of course he’s not electable. He would be seen as a joke candidate.

Well, he's number 2 under Romney

That appears to be the choice at this point

15 posted on 04/07/2011 9:27:44 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Reagan Man

On one of the shows, I think BOR, he said he is against abortion.


16 posted on 04/07/2011 9:28:57 AM PDT by ohiogrammy (12)
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To: jeffo

me too.. I’m tired of the milquetoast republican candidates who are afraid to offend.. Trump’s interview on the Today show was awsome.. he doesn’t take crap from anyone including the MSM.. he reminds me of Reagan when he fired the PATCO strikers and stood up and grabbed the mic in the republican debate and demanded to be heard


17 posted on 04/07/2011 9:30:03 AM PDT by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: jeffo

When he set that site up was he planning to run as a Democrat or Independent because from records I have seen he did not register as Republican again until 2009? His party affiliation changes every few years.


18 posted on 04/07/2011 9:31:06 AM PDT by kalee (The offences we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: Reagan Man

He has also stated that the business community should pick and choose which illegal aliens get to continue breaking the law. He also has a history of using eminent domain for his personal gain.


19 posted on 04/07/2011 9:31:06 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: tsowellfan

Those polls are name recognition at this point. You could add Reagan’s name to the list and he’d come in first despite being dead.


20 posted on 04/07/2011 9:31:36 AM PDT by peyton randolph (How's that hopey dopey changey thing working out for you?)
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To: ohiogrammy
Before February 2011 Trump called himself "pro-choice" and even sponsored a dinner for the head of the National Abortion Rights Action League. In his book "The America We Deserve" Trump wrote, “I support a woman’s right to choose".

In the last couple weeks Trump has been pandering to conservatives and in some cases, he's been successful hoodwinking some on the right.

21 posted on 04/07/2011 9:32:39 AM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: jeffo

“Trump for President: At least we know where he was born!”


22 posted on 04/07/2011 9:32:50 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Reagan Man
Trump has stated his support for abortion rights, gun control, prosecuting so-called “hate crimes” committed against gays and nationalized health care run by the federal government.

Any conservative who votes for Trump is either an uninformed fool, or only pretending to be a conservative.

Let Trump do all the damage he wants to Obama. That's fine. But no conservative should ever consider voting for him.
23 posted on 04/07/2011 9:33:18 AM PDT by Antoninus (Fight the homosexual agenda. Support marriage -- www.nationformarriage.org)
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To: jeffo

He has VISION...thinks ahead..that is type of leader we need. :)


24 posted on 04/07/2011 9:34:58 AM PDT by GoMonster (GO)
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To: RC2

More then would vote for McCain or whatever normal establishment candidate we normally have.


25 posted on 04/07/2011 9:36:01 AM PDT by GoMonster (GO)
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To: hosepipe
“Never trust a man with a comb-over.. He is trying to “trick” you..”

LOL! Sorry I may just have to steel that line from you. Seriously, like Ron Paul, Trump may appeal to some, but a serious contender after the Iowa debate, I don't think so. And judging by the comments on Liberal Talk radio from lefties who are happy to see him throw his hat in, I don't see this being a good thing for the GOP front-runners ahead of him in the polls. Trump being Trump will do what he can to knock them down a rung or two.

26 posted on 04/07/2011 9:39:06 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: cripplecreek
Exactly. Trump supports broadbased amnesty for illegals.

I strongly suggest people read Trump's book, "The America We Deserve", or at least look up his quotes on the issues. Google Books Link On pages 206-208 & 218 they will find the following:.

"... the goal should be clear: Our people are our greatest asset. We must take care of our own. We must have universal healthcare. Our objective [should be] to make reforms for the moment and, longer term, to find an equivalent of the single-payer plan..."

On page102:

"The Republicans walk the NRA line and refuse even limited restrictions. I generally oppose gun control, but I support the ban on assault weapons and I support a slightly longer waiting period to purchase a gun".

27 posted on 04/07/2011 9:39:23 AM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: hosepipe
“Never trust a man with a comb-over.. He is trying to “trick” you..”

LOL! Sorry I may just have to steel that line from you. Seriously, like Ron Paul, Trump may appeal to some, but a serious contender after the Iowa debate, I don't think so. And judging by the comments on Liberal Talk radio from lefties who are happy to see him throw his hat in, I don't see this being a good thing for the GOP front-runners ahead of him in the polls. Trump being Trump will do what he can to knock them down a rung or two.

28 posted on 04/07/2011 9:39:23 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: Christian Engineer Mass

Did you see his donations to Schumer?

As Mark Levin pointed out, I think he may have donated to (1)ONE conservative!


29 posted on 04/07/2011 9:40:15 AM PDT by Ooh-Ah
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To: tsowellfan

Yeah right. And no one wanted Reagan in 79. I can’t believe people still fall for this crap. They have memories like a sieve.


30 posted on 04/07/2011 9:40:41 AM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many younger conservative Christians out there? __ Click my name)
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To: kalee

When he set that site up was he planning to run as a Democrat or Independent because from records I have seen he did not register as Republican again until 2009? His party affiliation changes every few years.


Don’t disagree with your point but what requires more thinking is where is is placing his bet today........


31 posted on 04/07/2011 9:42:13 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple ( getting closer to the truth.................)
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To: kalee

When he set that site up was he planning to run as a Democrat or Independent because from records I have seen he did not register as Republican again until 2009? His party affiliation changes every few years.


Don’t disagree with your point but what requires more thinking is where is is placing his bet today........


32 posted on 04/07/2011 9:42:28 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple ( getting closer to the truth.................)
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To: Reagan Man
Trump has stated his support for abortion rights,

It sounda nearly identical to Reagans' stand on abortion.

What's not to like?

33 posted on 04/07/2011 9:43:03 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (The damage from Big Press is already dwarfing the actual damages to the nuclear reactors in Japan)
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To: Antoninus

OK so you are calling me either a fool or pretending to be a conservative. As I look up to the picture of Ronald Reagan I have hanging on my office wall, these are fighting words to be sure. You want to stick with them?


34 posted on 04/07/2011 9:43:03 AM PDT by jeffo (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1372399/posts)
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To: Ooh-Ah

About 3/4ers of Trump’s contributions have gone to liberal Democrats. Here’s some of Trump’s contributions:

*11/8/2010- $2,700-Democratic Party of Delaware
*10/21/2010 -$2,400- Anthony Weiner (D)
*9/20/2010- $10,000 – Democratic Committee of New York City
*2/18/2010 – $2,000- Anthony Weiner (D)
*4/7/2010 -$1,000 Charles Schumer (D)
*3/26/2009- $2,400 – Harry Reid (D)
*8/11/2009 -$2,000 – Bill Nelson (D)
*5/20/2009 – $2,000 -Charles Schumer (D)


35 posted on 04/07/2011 9:43:27 AM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: Reagan Man

Why should it shock you?

We got all kinds ov vegatbles on FR...

The mythbots...paultards...huckabucks... and now Trumpeteers...

Anyone who has paid attention knows Trump is a RINO who only cares about Trump.

You’d think stuff like this might give people a clue:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Americans-for-Donald-Trump-Michael-Bloomberg-2012/200657186618850

Trump and BLOOMBERG?

really?


36 posted on 04/07/2011 9:44:08 AM PDT by Crim
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To: jeffo

But why 2012??

Why not ‘08?


37 posted on 04/07/2011 9:44:28 AM PDT by RockinRight ([insert tagline here])
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To: Balding_Eagle

You are a joke.

Reagan never supported abortion on demand or Roe v Wade.

I’ve told you this before. Stop lying.

Trump is a liberal scumbag.


38 posted on 04/07/2011 9:45:18 AM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: Crim
Trump and BLOOMBERG?

Bloomy could make life very tough on Donald, if he got on Bloomy's bad side.

Did Trump support Giuliani?

39 posted on 04/07/2011 9:45:57 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: NavyCanDo
And judging by the comments on Liberal Talk radio from lefties who are happy to see him throw his hat in,

Would these be the same "lefties" who are overjoyed at the thought of the butt of their jokes, Sarah Palin, throwing in her hat?

40 posted on 04/07/2011 9:45:57 AM PDT by Prokopton
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To: Reagan Man
What are his positions NOW? I've heard him say recently that “I am Pro Life” and you have an old newspaper clipping?

I don't care about ancient history. I live in today. I will judge him on what he says and listen to the explanations he gives. Not listen to an anti-Trump, hater.

41 posted on 04/07/2011 9:46:10 AM PDT by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: jeffo

But why 2012??

Why not ‘08?


42 posted on 04/07/2011 9:46:48 AM PDT by RockinRight ([insert tagline here])
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To: Christian Engineer Mass

OK, who do YOU support, and can they win?


43 posted on 04/07/2011 9:47:54 AM PDT by Joann37
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To: kalee

When he set that site up was he planning to run as a Democrat or Independent because from records I have seen he did not register as Republican again until 2009? His party affiliation changes every few years.


Don’t disagree with your point but what requires more thinking is where is is placing his bet today........


44 posted on 04/07/2011 9:47:54 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple ( getting closer to the truth.................)
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To: Reagan Man; jeffo; Millie; RC2

When we write negatives about a potential candidate could we cite our resources?
The more I hear what Donald Trump has to say, the better I like him. Gingrich, Romney or Huckabee are lackluster, “more of the same “ quality. We need a real outsider with a proven successful business career to take over this floundering ship of state before it is too late. We may have already past the point of no return, but I think Trump is a passionate patriot who could
accomplish a definite move in the right direction.


45 posted on 04/07/2011 9:49:22 AM PDT by Paperdoll ( On the cutting edge)
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To: dfwgator

“Did Trump support Giuliani?”

Support him?

Hell...he KISSED Rudy in Drag!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IrE6FMpai8

Oh yeah...cant wait to see the libtards use that in an ad...

*face palm*


46 posted on 04/07/2011 9:51:39 AM PDT by Crim
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To: faucetman
>>>>>What are his positions NOW?

Principles and convictions are what conservatism is built on. Not waffling, flip-flopping moderatism. Trump changing his positions in the last couple months shows he has no principles and stands for nothing.

>>>>>>Not listen to an anti-Trump, hater.

You sound like a liberal plant from DU, trolling for trouble.

47 posted on 04/07/2011 9:52:59 AM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: ohiogrammy

Another one of those “for it before he was against it” flip flops.


48 posted on 04/07/2011 9:53:07 AM PDT by kalee (The offences we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: PeterPrinciple

Fair Weather Repblican.

No thanks.


49 posted on 04/07/2011 9:53:25 AM PDT by Crim
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To: Crim

Well if Trump supported David Dinkins, then I would have a problem.


50 posted on 04/07/2011 9:53:34 AM PDT by dfwgator
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