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Donald Trump Not Running for President
http://abcnewsradioonline.com ^ | 5/16/2011 | n/a

Posted on 05/16/2011 10:01:30 AM PDT by massmike

Donald Trump is not running for president.

"After considerable deliberation and reflection, I have decided not to pursue the office of the Presidency," Trump said in a statement Monday. "This decision does not come easily or without regret; especially when my potential candidacy continues to be validated by ranking at the top of the Republican contenders in polls across the country," the real estate mogul and reality show star continued.

Story developing…

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012election; birthcertificate; certifigate; naturalborncitizen; trump; trump2012; whew
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To: rxsid; Red Steel; Kenny Bunk; LucyT
“So, I make you this promise: that I will continue to voice my opinions loudly and help to shape our politician’s thoughts.
...

I will not shy away from expressing the opinions that so many of you share yet don’t have a medium through which to articulate.”

Thanks for pointing these comments out. I hope he will stick to it.

Trump's “campaign” was based on calling Obama’s BC bluff and was a bet that Obama did not have and could not show (or would not dare to forge) an HI BC that the HI DOH and governor would vouch for (sort-of).

Trump was coordinating his attacks on Obama with WND and the releases of Corsi’s “Where's the BC?”

When Obama “released” (digitally uploaded) a facsimile of an HI LFBC, Trump had to decide whether to double-down on declaring the HI BC to be a forgery or to fold and he appears (could be a fake-out) to have folded and NOT be planning to attack Obama tomorrow in concert with WND.

I hope this appearance is not true and that as WND boosts the publicity of its evidence that the LFBC is a forgery tomorrow in concert with the Corsi book release that Trump will be right there with Corsi, despite having withdrawn as a GOP candidate.

201 posted on 05/16/2011 11:50:46 AM PDT by Seizethecarp
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To: OrangeHoof

Trump has said he would not do this and he won’t He said that he studied what happened to Perot and saw it was impossible for him. He may have a fake hair piece but I don’t think he wants Obama re-elected. All theories that Trump is on Obama’s side in this thread are ridiculous.


202 posted on 05/16/2011 11:52:14 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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To: dirtboy
A lot of folks see it as legit...

You do? It's quite obviously not! It doesn't take much of a brain to realize that 0bama is a fraud.
203 posted on 05/16/2011 11:52:23 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Responsibility2nd
It makes our side look better.

There's your trouble. You've drawn an imaginary line.

204 posted on 05/16/2011 11:52:54 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. *4192*)
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To: CPT Clay

I’m glad to see the field narrowing this way. Personally, I think we have far too many people toying with the idea of running in 2012.

Let’s boil it down to the most serious contenders.


205 posted on 05/16/2011 11:53:14 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
It makes our side look better.

There's your trouble. You've drawn an imaginary line.

206 posted on 05/16/2011 11:53:21 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. *4192*)
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To: rxsid
Bachmann's my choice and Barry's eligibility is a big issue for me. I'm concerned about more than one issue...I can walk and chew gum. You know, Multi-task.

We were discussing polling regarding the BC issue - and the question is, did Trump's attacks on Obama do any damage? I don't see it in polling. You feel otherwise. We'll have to leave it at that.

207 posted on 05/16/2011 11:54:25 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: Seizethecarp
Here is why Trump will no longer pursue birtherism...

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/04/28/971250/-Advertiser-boycott-of-NBCs-The-Apprentice-begins

208 posted on 05/16/2011 11:55:03 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Responsibility2nd

Well, Trump is for Trump and Trump only. He is no conservative and never has been. But fools rush in...


209 posted on 05/16/2011 11:56:53 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

I’m essentially a birther who’s given up on birtherism... at least for now.

Trump tried to do something with it, and went nowhere.

Obama released another phoney jpg, and it’s accepted nearly everywhere.

We are now fast approaching the campaign itself and it’s just too late to keep grasping at this issue when there is so much, much more that the Kenyan King is vulnerable on.

Do I believe he was born in America? No.

Do I believe we can prove it in time for this campaign? No.

Do I believe we need this issue to kick the Kenyan King out of the White House? No.

Let’s just kick the Kenyan King out of the White House and leave it to the academics to reveal the truth about his Kenyan birth later.


210 posted on 05/16/2011 11:57:00 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Brown Deer
You do? It's quite obviously not!

I see the same kind of fevered analysis as I have on many of the other birther threads. The kind with a lot of heat and not a lot of light. And I am receptive to the latest BC being a fraud.

It doesn't take much of a brain to realize that 0bama is a fraud.

Well, y'all ain't making a very good case to the American public if it is so obvious.

212 posted on 05/16/2011 11:57:31 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: Responsibility2nd; dirtboy

Does either of you think the WikiLeaks dump of the location had anything to do with the timing?


213 posted on 05/16/2011 11:58:40 AM PDT by firebrand (It's a scandal that we have not yet impeached Obama.)
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To: DaxtonBrown
Huckleberry gone. Trump gone. Barbour gone. Newt toast.

Palin was smart waiting to announce.

You think they heard the click of her high heels coming down the hallway?

214 posted on 05/16/2011 11:58:53 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Seizethecarp
in concert with the Corsi book release

The book was released over a week ago.
215 posted on 05/16/2011 11:59:09 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Dengar01
LOL - good one! ;-)

I was actually pulling for Trump to stay in the race at least through the early primaries so that he MIGHT have a shot at debating..... which would put some fear in the rest of the GOP about trending towards TRUE FISCAL CONSERVATISM, not to mention the hearts of the Dummy-crats who KNOW that Trump would have totally FLATTENED Obama in any presidential debate one-on-one!!!!

216 posted on 05/16/2011 11:59:26 AM PDT by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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To: Responsibility2nd

“Birtherism is a whackjob conspiracy theory?”

If it clouds ones mind, and diminishes rational thought so as to lose ones ability to spot a phony – then yes it is


217 posted on 05/16/2011 11:59:36 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: Admin Moderator; humblegunner
I'm curious. Is there an FR record for most posts deleted in one thread ... while still not getting the zot?

If so, 'gunner probably owns it, eh?

218 posted on 05/16/2011 12:01:45 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free!)
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To: firebrand

I really don’t know what to think. We can’t get a straight story about the raid from the Obama Admin. The sixteen hour delay is a pathetic joke - should have been sixteen seconds max. But in the end it’s encouraging that enough of our military and intel systems still work that the raid was a success with such a dipweed in charge.


219 posted on 05/16/2011 12:01:49 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: Seizethecarp
Trump -- “So, I make you this promise: that I will continue to voice my opinions loudly and help to shape our politician’s thoughts.

...

I will not shy away from expressing the opinions that so many of you share yet don’t have a medium through which to articulate.”


You go Trump. Hammer Obama at every turn.

220 posted on 05/16/2011 12:03:18 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Servant of the Cross; humblegunner
I'm curious. Is there an FR record for most posts deleted in one thread ... while still not getting the zot? If so, 'gunner probably owns it, eh?

Gunner's got skin like an alligator. We can beat him like a rented mule and he'll ask for more.

221 posted on 05/16/2011 12:03:46 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: dirtboy
The kind with a lot of heat and not a lot of light.

People with blindfolds cannot see much light, y'all. ;-)
222 posted on 05/16/2011 12:05:05 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Indy Pendance

LOL. :)


223 posted on 05/16/2011 12:05:27 PM PDT by proud American in Canada (To paraphrase Sarah Palin: "I love when the liberals get all wee-wee'd up.")
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To: Windflier
“Huckleberry gone. Trump gone. Barbour gone. Newt toast.”

One more to go - Romney.

Once the FOX News Darlings are out of the way, that will leave a fair playing field for Palin, Cain, Bachmann, and some of the lesser known conservatives that would like to run but felt it was useless to go up against the media favorites.

224 posted on 05/16/2011 12:06:04 PM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: Admin Moderator

LOL!


225 posted on 05/16/2011 12:06:21 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free!)
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To: swpa_mom

It is very sad. DUmmies are reading this laughing their butts off.

I would bet these same good riddance to Trump more room for Sarah and crazy Trump is on Obama’s side theories are the very same people that went to AMAZON and pre- ordered Corsi’s book.

The Obama BC issue is done,finito,closed whether we like it or not. Everyone I see and talk to think what he released is fake.But it is a dead issue unless one of the hundreds of courts hears the case or Corsi has proof Obama is a dual citizen <-—— seriously figure the odds. IT IS A DEAD issue.

Obama could have released the funny page as his BC and it would have been heiled by the media. Trump showed the media bias by the progressives all SCREAMING Trumps BC said he was born in Jamaica and his mother was Scottish. Then when he released a scanned real copy of his long form BC they all hushed.

The media are in the tank to re elect Obama PERIOD END OF SUBJECT. Thou, shall not worship no other gods but Sarah is scary.I hope to God she or someone steps up to the plate but the kool aid drinking and knocking even Bachmann; is scarey.


226 posted on 05/16/2011 12:07:09 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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To: Jim Robinson
Just because a person does not buy into every whackjob conspiracy theory coming down the pike does not make him an Obama support.

Me, I got tired of stating that.

Maybe since you stated it, it'll stick.

Eagles Up.

227 posted on 05/16/2011 12:07:09 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: AdamBomb
Palin is doomed.

Yeah, just like that actor clown back in 1980...

228 posted on 05/16/2011 12:07:53 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Brown Deer
People with blindfolds cannot see much light, y'all. ;-)

I'm sorry, I've seen enough shennanigans around the birther movement to call into serious question the direction it is taking. When Orly Taitz and Joe Farah are leading your parade, you really should question the route the parade is taking.

229 posted on 05/16/2011 12:07:53 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: Windflier
You think they heard the click of her high heels coming down the hallway?


230 posted on 05/16/2011 12:07:59 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free!)
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To: rxsid
RE :"Do you have a link to the "fact" that they had a new contract in place with him a month ago? "

That was my opinion a month ago and even more now. Let me look around for a link. I know where I heard this back then.

I see Trump said 4/15/11 that he was putting off agreeing to an extension.

231 posted on 05/16/2011 12:09:24 PM PDT by sickoflibs ("It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: Signalman

I think this means Newt is next in line. :-/


232 posted on 05/16/2011 12:09:59 PM PDT by Madam Theophilus
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To: NavyCanDo; Responsibility2nd; dirtboy; All

Obama is no phony. He’s half American, half-African and ALL Marxist and he loathes the constitution. Bears no allegience to it whatsoever. He bragged about that up front in his book and in his campaign. Americans of the Democrat persuasion were just too dumb to believe him. He’s exactly the type of foreigner that our founders feared when they included the Natural Born Citizen requirement in the constitution.

Hope we can correct the error in 2012... or it’s all over for America as we all know and love it.

Suggest we forget about the birth certificate, re-focus and fight like hell for a conservative candidate that we can all support!! Our Liberty depends upon it.


233 posted on 05/16/2011 12:11:29 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: Admin Moderator; Servant of the Cross

I’m going for the record. Damn them mods. They don’t scare me.

(Thinking: Ha, ha... just don’t hit send...)


234 posted on 05/16/2011 12:12:59 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (I'm a Birther - And a Deather)
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To: Admin Moderator; Servant of the Cross
We can beat him like a rented mule and he'll ask for more.

That's just because I'm safe behind my series of proxy routers that fool the system.

Y'all can Zot me twice a day and six times on Sunday and I'm still a'postin'.

235 posted on 05/16/2011 12:14:11 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Jim Robinson
Suggest we forget about the birth certificate, re-focus and fight like hell for a conservative candidate that we can all support!!

Obama's policies are handing his opponents the hammer to hit him with. We need someone who will wield that hammer and turn Obama into a donkey cutlet.

236 posted on 05/16/2011 12:14:24 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: humblegunner
And if you can withstand the savage attacks of blog pimps, well, what can an Admin Mod possibly do to you that would compare? I'm sure you were in therapy for six months after Warner Todd Huston ravaged you.

Oh, wait, Huston was in therapy for six months. In a room with really, really thick wallpaper. I keep getting that mixed up.

237 posted on 05/16/2011 12:16:56 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: dirtboy

Sorry, but I’m not in any parade, Circus Boy! I look at the facts, and so far your boy has released two phony BCs! He is 0-2, so keep on drinking your kool-aid!

In any case, no matter how you want to look at it, he is NOT a natural born Citizen!


238 posted on 05/16/2011 12:19:31 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Jim Robinson
“Suggest we forget about the birth certificate, re-focus and fight like hell for a conservative candidate that we can all support!! Our Liberty depends upon it.”

I can agree with that. Us non-berthers have been saying it all along.

239 posted on 05/16/2011 12:20:37 PM PDT by NavyCanDo
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240 posted on 05/16/2011 12:21:16 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Brown Deer
I look at the facts, and so far your boy has released two phony BCs! He is 0-2, so keep on drinking your kool-aid!

What do you mean "your boy"? Do you have any evidence that the person you're responding to supports Obama? If not, don't go around accusing people.

241 posted on 05/16/2011 12:21:41 PM PDT by Kleon
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To: dirtboy; Reagan Man
Is that the best you have, Paultard?

Boy, you Trumpettes...

Still with the name calling. How impressive!

Back to the basement until you can act like adults.

242 posted on 05/16/2011 12:21:41 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: massmike

Thank goodness.


243 posted on 05/16/2011 12:22:08 PM PDT by arderkrag (Georgia is God's Country.----------In the same way Rush is balance, I am consensus.)
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To: Servant of the Cross

I don’t think I’ve ever known that someone saved one of my posts. You’ve made my day! Thanks.


244 posted on 05/16/2011 12:24:19 PM PDT by lonevoice (Where the Welfare State is on the march, the Police State is not far behind)
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To: Kleon
Do you have any evidence that the person you're responding to supports Obama? If not, don't go around accusing people.

DON'T TELL ME WHAT TO DO!
AND DON'T TWIST MY WORDS!
245 posted on 05/16/2011 12:24:56 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Brown Deer

Good God it was released early. The BC issue is now officially dead move on everybody.


246 posted on 05/16/2011 12:25:13 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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To: Brown Deer
I look at the facts, and so far your boy has released two phony BCs!

He's not my boy. Your movement would get a lot more traction if you didn't insinuate that folks who don't agree with you 100 percent are Obama supporters. That kind of crap just makes me want to tell you where you can stuff it instead of listening to what you have to say.

247 posted on 05/16/2011 12:27:53 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: humblegunner
Now don't be gettin' too overconfident. I've heard that they've added new 'apps' to the ZOT9000 that can search through mazes of proxy routers like schmuckie in search of a camera and microphone.


248 posted on 05/16/2011 12:28:51 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free!)
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To: LuvFreeRepublic

It doesn’t matter if it’s too late, it’s never too late really to do the right thing. Someone is going to have to pick up the pieces. The country itself is not going to go away, I don’t THINK, though it’s a possibility.


249 posted on 05/16/2011 12:29:17 PM PDT by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Oh look.
 
There's a birther thread just posted over here.
 
You better run and go tell them to knock it off. That YOU officially declared it's dead.
 
Hoo boy! Some people...


250 posted on 05/16/2011 12:30:28 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (I'm a Birther - And a Deather)
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