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Jerry Seinfeld embroiled in row with Trump [ Seinfeld finally discovers issue he's passionate about]
telegraph.co.uk ^ | 4-23-11 | By Toby Harnden

Posted on 04/24/2011 4:10:07 PM PDT by NoLibZone

Jerry Seinfeld, the comedian, has cancelled a charity appearance in protest at the property mogul Donald Trump's campaign questioning President Barack Obama's citizenship.

Seinfeld pulled out of a September event to raise money for the St Jude Children's Research Hospital, hosted by the tycoon's son Eric, because, his spokesman said, "Jerry has grown increasingly uncomfortable" with the way Mr Trump is casting doubt on Mr Obama's birthplace and " feels this kind of demagoguery has no place in public discourse".

The move by Seinfeld is the first sign of a celebrity backlash against Mr Trump's improbable but high-profile flirtation with the Republican presidential nomination.

Mr Trump hit back in characteristic fashion in a letter obtained by the "New York Post" that lambasted Seinfeld for pulling out of the Eric Trump Foundation event.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


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To: Gene Eric

BTTT

Everyone supporting the Marxist supports abortion.


51 posted on 04/24/2011 4:38:33 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: NoLibZone

52 posted on 04/24/2011 4:38:40 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: commonguymd

Indeed! and you have mail!!!!


53 posted on 04/24/2011 4:39:35 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: mylife
Happened on Curb Your Enthusiasm...not Seinfeld.

Both shows can be really funny, surprisingly so because they are often the funniest when they are the complete opposite of the Lib PC world Seinfeld and David live in.

54 posted on 04/24/2011 4:40:16 PM PDT by Rokurota
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To: NoLibZone

I have to admit that I really do respect Seinfeld’s comedy. He grew up watching “routines” like Who’s On First and all the great comedians. His greatest wish was to make anything like them. He achieved that wish. Some of his conversations between his character and George Costanza, on his show, are repeatable and hilarious. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGHTcF4thLw (George eats an eclair from the trash)

But his politics SUCK!!!!!!!


55 posted on 04/24/2011 4:40:23 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: commonguymd

You know, I don’t mind that Seinfeld is a liberal. Being in show business and being Jewish, one kind of presumes it. But I do mind the method he chose to display his displeasure with Donald Trump. Using a charity as his revenge? And not even one Trump himself was connected with. How sick is that?


56 posted on 04/24/2011 4:41:21 PM PDT by chickadee
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To: Gene Eric

Or maybe he just doest feel comfortable with Trump.
Why hold a gun to the guys head?

I’m not running a charity for St Jude either.
Does that make me a sinner or a prick?


57 posted on 04/24/2011 4:42:58 PM PDT by mylife
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To: Gene Eric

Did he really?? He’s worse than a jackass.

Seinfeld also was not very favorable to Christianity, even while he couldn’t bring himself to be OPENLY Jewish on the show either!! Coward. Once Elaine ripped the “Jesus fish” off her boyfriend’s car, and changed all his Christian stations on his radio.


58 posted on 04/24/2011 4:43:04 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: onyx

Neither did I ever see an episode. I found it usual that several years ago Seinfeld broke up with his girl friend of five years. She’s a very busty girl named Shoshona Lowenstein. She was 19 when they parted ways after 5 years! Seinfeld is a child molester that was never confronted.


59 posted on 04/24/2011 4:44:38 PM PDT by MisterArtery
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To: Yaelle

Well, if you didn’t notice, Elaine was pretty much a slut. Christian values were not really her thing.


60 posted on 04/24/2011 4:45:52 PM PDT by Rokurota
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To: Rokurota

Never saw it.

larry david isnt seinfeld or trump.


61 posted on 04/24/2011 4:45:59 PM PDT by mylife
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To: chickadee

I always assumed he was a liberal, or at the very least apolitical. Quite a lack of “character” to do it this way, no pun intended.


62 posted on 04/24/2011 4:46:39 PM PDT by commonguymd (Freedom is a myth anymore it seems)
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To: NoLibZone
Donald Trump

born June 14, 1946 in Queens, New York, NY (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
Frederick Christ Trump, born October 11, 1905 in Queens, NY, died June 1999 in Queens, NY
Mary Ann MacLeod, born May 10, 1912 in SCOTLAND, died August 7, 2000 in Queens, NY. Arrived in US October 5, 1935. Naturalized as a US Citizen March 10, 1942.

Both parents were US Citizens at the time of his birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)

Donald Trump is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN unlike Comrade Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama.

63 posted on 04/24/2011 4:46:57 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: Yaelle

But the stations got set back.


64 posted on 04/24/2011 4:47:20 PM PDT by mylife
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To: onyx

Steinfeld just ain’t funny!


65 posted on 04/24/2011 4:47:22 PM PDT by dennisw (tabks! :))
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To: NoLibZone

Thanks for keeping this front and center in the news, though, Jerry~!

Obama can end it all for $12


66 posted on 04/24/2011 4:47:30 PM PDT by Mr. K (this administration is WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY~!! [Palin/Bachman 2012])
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To: NoLibZone

Jerry: Thanks for helping to keep NBC in the forefront. “Natural Born Citizen”, not National Broadcasting Corporation. For a guy who made out during Shindler’s List, you obviously have not paid enough attention to the facts of NBC.


67 posted on 04/24/2011 4:48:02 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: MisterArtery; MestaMachine; dennisw

Yikes! I never knew anything about him either!


68 posted on 04/24/2011 4:48:23 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: MestaMachine

It’s possible and of course, anything can happen. IMOFWIW, DT didn’t become as rich as he is making stupid decisions and trusting in fools. If he’s literally willing to risk everything he has (his business dealings/partners, reputation/hell for his family) then he already knows the outcome.

People need to realize that billionaires live in a very different world than we do. When they want something, in this case, info proving BO is a fraud) they simply hire people to get that info and pay whatever is needed to accomplish that task. To them it’s the cost of doing business. “Business” in this case meaning protecting his assets, present and future.

To be sure, Trump’s people deal with ‘shady people’ in ‘grey areas’ but money doesn’t change hands on ‘maybe this is true’...at least not on the stuff that makes the difference. Palms greased? Bad leads? Sure wasted cash happens. But not for the real stuff.

As good as the DNC is at rewriting history, they aren’t perfect and DT can easily afford TEAMS of investigators and forensic accountants to dig through it all. Like I said, this is info he had before he ever opened his mouth.

As new info comes out, those boys and girls are still on the payroll to cross-reference it to what they already know.

Now, just to be clear, I am not a DT supporter for prez (Palin/West fan), nor do I think he’s some political saint with no skeletons in his own closet. I just think the meme that DT is nuts/a distraction either aren’t looking at this whole thing critically or they are pushing their own agenda.


69 posted on 04/24/2011 4:49:02 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: smokingfrog

Oh Hooee!!!


70 posted on 04/24/2011 4:51:05 PM PDT by mylife
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To: mylife
park on a driveway; drive on a parkway...

one & done...

do forget jason alexander, too.

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71 posted on 04/24/2011 4:51:21 PM PDT by Cyber Ninja
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To: Rokurota

I kinda think the entire show was poking fun at bad behavior.


72 posted on 04/24/2011 4:52:11 PM PDT by mylife
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To: GreenHornet
I realize that his sitcom was tremendously popular, but I never thought it was very good, or even mildly funny. It seemed to me it was just 20 minutes of the main characters whining about some petty little everyday annoyance that all of us encounter from time to time.

I'm with you. There are a lot of "Seinfeld" aficionados here on FR and I could never understand why they liked the show. It was, IMO, boring. Seriously boring.

73 posted on 04/24/2011 4:52:22 PM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Mr. K

TWELVE...DOLLARS.


74 posted on 04/24/2011 4:55:38 PM PDT by CommieCutter (Promote Liberal Extinction: Support gay marriage and abortion!)
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To: NoLibZone

What do we expect from a Lefty liberal like Jerry Seinfeld. If life came to them on a silver plate with a cherry on top, they would manage to screw it up. Sometime I think they take amusement in screwing things up. Anything to protect his image in the Left wing Hollywood cesspool.


75 posted on 04/24/2011 4:55:55 PM PDT by jonrick46 (2012 can't come soon enough.)
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To: Cyber Ninja

The show was hilarious. Still is.


76 posted on 04/24/2011 4:56:08 PM PDT by mylife
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To: NoLibZone
So Seinfeld, who is all about nothing, double crosses Danny Thomas, who was all about kids and family.

George Soros would be proud.

77 posted on 04/24/2011 5:04:21 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Sarah and the Conservatives will rock your world.)
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To: mylife
Come on, mylife; a toothbrush in the commode?... please

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shrinkage defined...

78 posted on 04/24/2011 5:05:17 PM PDT by Cyber Ninja
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To: MestaMachine
We’ll see, but I think Trump trusted someone who is not trustworthy

Isn't Seinfeld the guy who stole his current wife from some guy just weeks after she married said other guy? Thought so.

79 posted on 04/24/2011 5:08:02 PM PDT by KevinB (We'll stop treating Obama like a dog when he stops treating us like a fire hydrant - Fred Grandy)
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To: GreenHornet

Never watched it, still don’t. It’s crap.


80 posted on 04/24/2011 5:08:25 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: Cyber Ninja

Where do you keep yours? The Kitchen?

Good point though.

I have seen people eat in the bathroom *Brrrrr*

Kramer prepared an entire meal there.


81 posted on 04/24/2011 5:28:36 PM PDT by mylife
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To: GreenHornet

The show was about a bunch of Narcissists. Never found it funny and never will.


82 posted on 04/24/2011 5:32:10 PM PDT by proudofthesouth (Democratic Party - The party of genocide.)
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To: Mouton

His female cohort on the show Julia whatshername has even less than he does IMO.


83 posted on 04/24/2011 5:34:47 PM PDT by proudofthesouth (Democratic Party - The party of genocide.)
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To: Sacajaweau

“Can’t stand Seinfeld...can’t stand the whole cast...It’s like jerks dealing with jerks.”

I tried watching once but couldn’t understand why people found it funny. That’s also true for Larry David’s show. No creativity or talent whatsoever.


84 posted on 04/24/2011 5:35:19 PM PDT by balls (0 lies like a Muslim (Google "taqiyya"))
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To: mylife

You’re not even remotely a factor, so your analogy is pointless.

Seinfeld is bailing on St Judes in defense of an abortion advocate because defending the latter is clearly more important to him.


85 posted on 04/24/2011 5:35:49 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: mylife

The show was pathetic. Still is.


86 posted on 04/24/2011 5:40:01 PM PDT by proudofthesouth (Democratic Party - The party of genocide.)
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To: heye2monn
I’m shocked. The comedian who did a trashy show about nothing is a liberal?

You're shocked. Hell, even I knew that from that the get-go. You don't rise that high in the rarefied air of network television without being a liberal.

87 posted on 04/24/2011 5:40:09 PM PDT by OldPossum
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To: Yaelle

>> Did he really?? He’s worse than a jackass.

Yes, he did.

The scene took place at the home of a Christian family, in which after Larry left the bathroom, the mother and daughter, strolling by the bathroom, observed in disbelief what they perceived to be the picture of Christ crying. But what the two women really observed was Larry’s piss dripping down the face of Christ.


88 posted on 04/24/2011 5:42:11 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: mylife

>> When the hell did that happen? I dont recall the show ever crossing that line.

See post #88.


89 posted on 04/24/2011 5:45:07 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: NoLibZone
the way Mr Trump is casting doubt on Mr Obama's birthplace

is that what Trump is doing, or is he just asking to see the certificate?

90 posted on 04/24/2011 5:49:37 PM PDT by LearnsFromMistakes (Prison over-population could be eased by more time at the range for law enforcement officers.)
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To: NoLibZone
He's bailing on the St. Jude fundraiser over a political hissy fit? What a two bit ass.
91 posted on 04/24/2011 5:49:43 PM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: commonguymd
I have enjoyed all of Tom Hank's movies. The same stands for Sean Penn, and others.

At first I decided not to see movies with this type of wild eyed radical in them.

Then I decided I would forgive the actors because they were just actors, and hold the producers (Oliver Stone, Michael Moore, etc.) responsible.

Then I thought of the solution that works for me...I go to the window and buy a ticket for a movie made by someone I don't know or care about - then I walk into the movie starring the actor I have a problem with or the producer I have a problem with and imagine that it's just a movie.

I see the film and the producer doesn't get the money...I'm happy.

92 posted on 04/24/2011 6:02:13 PM PDT by Positive (Nothing is sadder than to see a beautiful theory murdered by a gang of brutal facts.)
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To: Mr. K

“Obama can end it all for $12”

Oh man that is WAY TOO COMPLICATED ... I mean, it’s $12.


93 posted on 04/24/2011 6:02:37 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Positive

None of them leftist sonsabitches get my support.

Or, as I say in mixed company, “I prefer to do other things with my entertainment dollar”.


94 posted on 04/24/2011 6:16:43 PM PDT by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "p" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: 2nd Bn, 11th Mar

When I gave up TV/movies out of an inability to enjoy anything these people produced thanks to their political stupidity, I took up my life-long desire to play music. Now I actually enjoy creating rather than just sitting back and having someone’s agenda fed into my brain. Can be very rewarding, it occasionally frustrating.

Computers make it even easier, thanks to ‘band in a box type software’. Don’t even need anyone else...I can just play with...

Wait, that didn’t come out right ;)


95 posted on 04/24/2011 6:29:51 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: mylife
I agree with you 99.9%.

Or maybe it was just about "manners" instead of "nothing."

96 posted on 04/24/2011 6:32:33 PM PDT by Positive (Nothing is sadder than to see a beautiful theory murdered by a gang of brutal facts.)
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To: mylife
I agree with you 99.9%.

Or maybe it was just about "manners" instead of "nothing."

97 posted on 04/24/2011 6:32:40 PM PDT by Positive (Nothing is sadder than to see a beautiful theory murdered by a gang of brutal facts.)
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To: mylife
I agree with you 99.9%.

Or maybe it was just about "manners" instead of "nothing."

98 posted on 04/24/2011 6:32:59 PM PDT by Positive (Nothing is sadder than to see a beautiful theory murdered by a gang of brutal facts.)
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To: mylife

Agreed.


99 posted on 04/24/2011 6:35:11 PM PDT by Positive (Nothing is sadder than to see a beautiful theory murdered by a gang of brutal facts.)
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To: Rokurota

Yes, they all engaged in countless one night stands. They were all sluts.


100 posted on 04/24/2011 6:36:35 PM PDT by Yaelle
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