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Old 09-17-2018, 01:28 PM   #1
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Is Donald Trump’s Downfall Hidden in His Tax Returns?

"Once upon a time, there was a little-known energy company called Enron. In its 16-year life, it went from being dubbed America’s most innovative company by Fortune Magazine to being the poster child of American corporate deceit. Using a classic recipe for book-cooking, Enron ended up in bankruptcy with jail time for those involved. Its shareholders lost $74 billion in the four years leading up to its bankruptcy in 2001.

A decade ago, the flameout of my former employer, Lehman Brothers, the global financial firm, proved far more devastating, contributing as it did to a series of events that ignited a global financial meltdown. Americans lost an estimated $12.8 trillion in the havoc.

Despite the differing scales of those disasters, there was a common thread: both companies used financial tricks to make themselves appear so much healthier than they actually were. They both faked the numbers, thanks to off-the-books or offshore mechanisms and eluded investigations… until they collapsed.

Now, here’s a question for you as we head for the November midterm elections, sure to be seen as a referendum on the president: Could Donald Trump be a one-man version of either Enron or Lehman Brothers, someone who cooked “the books” until, well, he imploded?"

You can read the whole article here, she also looks at several other scenarios:
https://www.thenation.com/article/is...s-tax-returns/

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Old 09-17-2018, 01:36 PM   #2
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no thanks...probably get a virus clicking a link to that whacko site
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Old 09-17-2018, 01:49 PM   #3
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no thanks...probably get a virus clicking a link to that whacko site
Yes, the oldest magazine in the US is pretty scary.
Just remember if you only turn right or left for that matter, you end up going nowheres but back to where you were.
So be brave Scott, the internet is a dangerous place, like Rumspringa for conservatives.

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Dianne Feinstein is the Senate's oldest sitting senator...she's a f'in whacko....and pretty detestable, scary
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Dianne Feinstein is the Senate's oldest sitting senator...she's a f'in whacko....and pretty detestable, scary
Says the guy with a giant lefty deceiver growing from his chin.
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Old 09-17-2018, 06:03 PM   #6
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Says the guy with a giant lefty deceiver growing from his chin.
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it's my tribute to Lefty
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it's my tribute to Lefty
Mmm hmmm. I thought you called it the taint tickler... 😂
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Old 09-17-2018, 08:03 PM   #8
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Mmm hmmm. I thought you called it the taint tickler... 😂
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Maybe he could make her squeal
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