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Donald Trump's dished dollars to Clinton, Rangel, Kerry, Reid, Lautenberg, Schumer and more Dems
NY Daily News ^ | 4/17/11 | ALISON GENDAR

Posted on 04/17/2011 7:51:33 AM PDT by jimbo123

Tea Party darling and "birther" blowhard Donald Trump hasn't always put his money where his mouth is: The Donald has splashed campaign cash on a "Who's Who" who's who of liberal pols.

Trump shot to the top of GOP presidential polls by embracing debunked conspiracies about President Obama's birthplace — but he repeatedly has opened his fat checkbook for a slew of Democratic stars, a review by the Center for Responsive Politics found.

The all-time apple of Trump's eye is beleaguered Harlem Rep. Charlie Rangel, the once powerful once-powerful ex-head of the tax-writing Ways & Means Committee — and a GOP bogeyman.

The casino king has pumped $24,750 into Rangel's war chest.

New York's Democratic senators also have pocketed payouts from Trump.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: attackthemessenger; birthers; comboverboy; crybabies; naturalborncitizen; oneborneveryminute; perot2point0; trump; trump4trump
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I wish I understood Trump's game. Is he a stalking horse for the Kenyan and the Rats? Another Perot? Are the liberals trashing him in the press just a tactic to help build his credibility in order to split the GOP and Independents?
1 posted on 04/17/2011 7:51:36 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

He is trying to split the Republican vote so as to re-elect The Won.


2 posted on 04/17/2011 7:53:09 AM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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Upset about losing revenue, too bad he hadn’t figured that out sooner...


3 posted on 04/17/2011 7:53:36 AM PDT by Son House (Finally, People Lie, Because They Feel If They Tell The Truth, They Won't Get What They Want.)
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To: jimbo123

Donald Trump is a businessman. You have to “grease” the local polititicans to get your permits passed to build. Nothing out of the ordinary here. This is a non-issue.


4 posted on 04/17/2011 7:54:00 AM PDT by LetsRok
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To: jimbo123

Mrs. Submareener and I have been reading some of Donald Trumps books. “Think BIG and Kick Ass in Business and Life” is a good one to start with. It is on Kindle. I think everyone who had “no intention of voting for Trump”, should read this book. He wrote it with Bill Zanker, who started and runs “The Learning Annex”. Note: when Trump writes a book with someone, he actually gives them credit. After you read this book, you will better understand what his “game” is. Donald Trump may just be the exact person that America needs at this time in history.


5 posted on 04/17/2011 7:54:43 AM PDT by SubMareener (Become a monthly donor! Free FreeRepublic.com from Quarterly FReepathons!)
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To: LetsRok

Agree. If you are doing business in NYC or Chicago, there aren’t any Republicans to donate to.


6 posted on 04/17/2011 7:55:46 AM PDT by tips up
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Even if he donated to adolf hitler, look what he is doing now. None of our GOP altar boys ever dared to mention the problems with our president’s past. He’s not running for pres yet, but he’s trying to get rid of usurper obama; let’s not stop him, please.


7 posted on 04/17/2011 7:57:07 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: LetsRok
Donald Trump is a businessman. You have to “grease” the local polititicans to get your permits passed to build.

Are you seriously claiming that the Donald had to donate to Kerry to get local permits?

How about his $50,000 donation to Rahm for Chicago mayor?

That spin don't hunt. Trump is a NE liberal at heart. Not a conservative.

8 posted on 04/17/2011 7:57:42 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: SubMareener

I agree, Trump knows how to work with his enemies to get what he wants, it’s that whole “Keep your friends close, but your enemies even closer” thing. Being an ideological purist is all well and good, but you need somebody who knows how to play the game.


9 posted on 04/17/2011 7:57:45 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: LetsRok

So, Harry Reid getting re-elected another non-issue too?


10 posted on 04/17/2011 7:58:05 AM PDT by Son House (Finally, People Lie, Because They Feel If They Tell The Truth, They Won't Get What They Want.)
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He is the darling of the Tea Party? Huh?


11 posted on 04/17/2011 7:58:05 AM PDT by svcw (Non forgiveness is like holding a hot coal thinking the other person will be blistered)
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To: LetsRok; tips up

It’s call the “schmeer.”

Part of the cost of doing business.


12 posted on 04/17/2011 7:58:57 AM PDT by Scanian
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I believe Mr. Trump is playing rope a dope.
I enjoy listening to him because he says what I want to hear.
But I don't trust him, and won't support his run for the presidency.
13 posted on 04/17/2011 7:59:13 AM PDT by novemberslady
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He wrote it with Bill Zanker, who started and runs “The Learning Annex”.

Well, I'm sold.

14 posted on 04/17/2011 7:59:54 AM PDT by OddLane
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To: LetsRok

Then why has he made NO contributions to conservatives? McCain is about as far right as anyone Trump has contributed to and McCain is no conservative.


15 posted on 04/17/2011 8:00:15 AM PDT by bwc2221
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To: gorush

I agree. The one thing this buffoon has done well is put obama on the hot seat over his “BC”. Has McCain apologized for this yet?


16 posted on 04/17/2011 8:00:27 AM PDT by italianquaker (Maobama)
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OK, maybe he’s not really a good guy. But right now, he’s showing the good guys (actually good girl: Palin), how they (she) should be relentlessly attacking the Marxists.


17 posted on 04/17/2011 8:00:27 AM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: novemberslady
I believe Mr. Trump is playing rope a dope.

I think he is, too. But what's his objective?
18 posted on 04/17/2011 8:00:38 AM PDT by jimbo123
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Being an ideological purist is all well and good

Ideological purist? Cut me a break. Trump is pro-choice, pro-gun control and has come out in favor of nationalized health care. Just for starters

Whenever I see someone raise the label of ideological purity to slam critics, it is usually in defense of a candidate who is nowhere near being conservative. We saw it with Rudy and we saw it with Mitt. And now we are seeing it with Trump - and for the exact same reason.

19 posted on 04/17/2011 8:00:41 AM PDT by dirtboy
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He is trying to split the Republican vote so as to re-elect The Won.

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Could be. Give that man a cigar!

Every person named there makes me sick.

Top of the list is either Clinton or Schumer.

I'll have to go with 'Mr. Treason', BJ Clinton.

Countdown until Obama leaves Office: 643 days as of April 17, 2011.

I think what happened in 2008 was a coup. He and his Marxists and Maoists and all the other scum he has collected around him are foreign to everything this country stands for. Are we're headed for another sickening 4 years under this narcissistic fraud?

Zer0 knows what he is doing, and he is having a great time doing it. The game played by the Marxists is war where the end justifies the means. No matter how it's dressed up, his budget is an assault on America's freedom. We know that's his intent.

Winning rule in 2012: Direct political attack on Obama!

EXCELLENT2sm

Ladies and gentlemen, Obama is America's first communist president.

We The People are awake. We will no longer be misled by office-holding criminals. We will not elect a one-trick circus-clown president or RINOs again to office in 2012.


20 posted on 04/17/2011 8:02:55 AM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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