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YE GODS! The vaunted Trump Organization has dropped from 3rd place to 40th in Crain’s list of privately held companies in New York. Do Real Muricans not flock to Trump hotels when they visit the sodomites in the Big Apple? Does no one want President Pussgrab as their landlord any more?

The average price per square foot for a Trump Tower apartment has fallen by 23% since 2015, according to The Wall Street Journal, while prices have held steady at other Midtown towers, excluding new developments. At the Trump International Hotel and Tower on Central Park West, the average price per square foot is down 24%.

Apparently not. But could there be some other reason for the Trump Organization’s precipitous decline?

Last year’s $9.5 billion in revenue reported by the organization looks preposterous in light of federal filings made by the president in the past year. Those indicate the Trump Organization generates between $600 million and $700 million in annual revenue.

Ohhhhhhh. So the Crain’s braintrust just took the Trumpsters at their word every other year, and they inflated earnings by 1,400%? Fetch me my smelling salts!

Did we not just write the exact same story about Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross lying about his wealth to get himself onto the Forbes 400 list for the past decade, only to get caught when he had to fill out government financial disclosures? WE DID. Golly, if we didn’t know better, we’d say that this administration is packed with charlatans and scammers who lie like breathing and couldn’t survive an audit by a first-year accounting student.

The company protests that it has plans, THE BEST PLANS in fact, to Make Trump Org Great Again.

The Trump Organization’s hotel division in January announced plans for the company’s first New York project since Trump SoHo started rising in 2006. The firm said it had signed a letter of intent with an unidentified party to develop a new Scion hotel here—a less upscale brand than typical Trump hotels.

Oh, a letter! Well! Of course this letter, which totally actually really exists, was “signed” in January. Since then there’s been no further action, and a Trump Hotels spokesperson told Crain’s, “I don’t believe New York is currently a priority for those brands.”

Wait, the Trump SoHo? You mean those fake condos that almost got DJ and Ivanka indicted until their lawyer wrote a fat check to District Attorney Cyrus Vance? That place is in receivership, since they never sold more than a third of the units.

It’s almost like Trump isn’t a real estate developer at all! WHAT IF his actual business is money laundering for corrupt oligarchs, and he had to take it overseas once America passed Know Your Customer banking laws after 9/11???

That might explain Azerbaijan. And Georgia. And Panama. And if you’re not convinced, check out this Slate’s Trumpcast pod.

But now poor Donald can’t even launder money, what with all those nosy reporters up in his grill. Which probably explains his all-KFC diet and suits from Men’s Wearhouse. Guess Melania will just have to get used to buying her stilettos at Steinmart. Maybe this tax scam won’t benefit him after all!

WHOA IF TRUE!

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  • Michael R
    • Ωbjectifier

      Put. That bottle. Down. Bottle’s for closers only.

  • armed_bears

    So there seem to be at least two things Trump has keeping up.

    • La forza del resistino

      The scheduled delivery of Cialis to the WH is expensed to the Dept of Inferior

  • Walter Wellstone

    “It’s almost like Trump isn’t a real estate developer at all! WHAT IF his actual business is money laundering for corrupt oligarchs, and he had to take it overseas once America passed Know Your Customer banking laws after 9/11???”

    Ding, ding, ding! Bingo!

    • SDGeoff3

      Six, count ‘em. Six bankruptcies!! Three of them casinos. What a Great Businessman we have leading our country.

      • Crank Tango

        “The House always Wins”

        • calliecallie

          Except in this instance its Russia House.

      • georgiaburning

        His creditors and investors lost money in the bankruptcies, but did he?

        • miss_grundy

          No, he was able to walk away from it unscathed. That’s the thing that really burns. You would think after the first bankruptcy, that banks would stop giving him loans. After all, if any of us declared bankruptcy our names would be mud and there wouldn’t be a financial institution that would lend us any money. But this jerk has been able to get banking houses to keep lending him money.

          • georgiaburning

            The act works. He not only cons the rubes; the MBA’s fall for it, too

          • Seek

            Not for a good long while. 10+ years anyway. He’s only got Deutsche Bank and the Russian Mob which leads us back to the Magnitsky Act and …

    • Little Lulu Ω

      Yep.

    • Swampay

      Money laundering, playing a smart business guy on tv, and whoring out his name to anyone who thinks it classes up their product.

      and an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope. Wait, sorry, wrong bit.

      • altleftjohn

        Nobody expects the Mueller Inquisition.

        • Dept. of Space Tacos

          damn, and I left my bill dee williams applause gif at home.

        • Swampay

          All the upfists

      • amrak63

        And nice red uniforms–oh, dammit!

    • Celtic_Gnome

      It seems kind of counterintuitive for someone who was engaged in an illegal activity with conspiratorial overtones to run for the highest elected office in the land, seeing as how such a move would result in increased scrutiny of all his activities prior to running for office.

      • Walter Wellstone

        Maybe that’s the brilliance of it. If he hadn’t he would be vulnerable to be shot in his bathtub by the Russian Mafia. Now he has the Secret Service protecting him 24/7. Now the Russians will think twice before popping a cap on his ass because you just don’t have the President of the United States killed because he owes you money.

    • Frank Underboob

      How to make a small fortune in real estate: Inherit a big fortune & kid yourself that you aren’t a moron.

  • Uncle Mark
    • chimichanga

      Are you insinuating someone should poison the king? Is that allowed per Wonkette laws and bylaws? Come to think of it, there are a lot of parallels between Trumpy and Geoffrey. So beloved.

      • It’d be tricky to poison Trump. He might not be able to find his goblet.

        • richardgrabman

          Just make sure the pellet with the poison is in the flagon with the dragon, but the chalice with the palace has the brew that is true. Or is it…

    • Uncle Mark

      Remember in his extensive testimony in a defamation lawsuit Trump filed against a writer and publisher. In December of 2007, Trump testified in a case alleging that Tim O’Brien, author of “TrumpNation: The Art of Being the Donald,” had severely damaged his brand by alleging that the tycoon was blatantly exaggerating his net worth, and seeking $5 billion in damages. (Strangely enough, the amount that Trump felt he was being undervalued.) The case was eventually dismissed when Trump said, “My net worth fluctuates, and it goes up and down with markets and with attitudes and with feelings, even my own feelings…” The attorneys had Trump clarify how much his personal feelings went into his assessment of his net worth. SMDH

      • altleftjohn

        My creditors refuse to factor my feelings into what they think I owe them. I’m thinking of suing.

        • Dept. of Space Tacos

          unfair!

      • Lascauxcaveman

        Christ, what an asshole. If that was going to be their argument, why did they even bother suing? I wonder if his lawyers ever got paid on that one.

    • I firmly believe Trump doesn’t actually know how much his income is, or how much wealth he possesses. I’m sure the numbers coming out of his organizations for the media are the same ones he gets.

      • Indeniable Ron

        He’s already been noted for just making up whatever numbers he feels are right at any given time.

  • TundraGrifter

    Why would The Trump Organization (aka Donald J. Trump) lie to Crain’s? What possible difference did it make? What pleasure is there from a high rating based on lies? That would be like cheating at golf and then bragging about the score.

    • Uncle Mark

      It’s simple. People are more likely to invest money or trust the financial advice of others that are far wealthier than they are. If Trump is a mere millionaire, billionaire’s are less inclined to trust his advice or business as an investment. Plus the amount of financial wealth is status to these people…not truth, decency/humanitarianism, talent, intelligence, or beauty.

    • miss_grundy

      Ask Samuel L. Jackson. He played a golf game with Drumpf and the asshole cheated and then bragged about his score.

  • ForePlinger

    Heavens to Murgatroid, even!

  • Spurning Beer

    Uh-huh, sure. Next you’ll tell me he has a low IQ.

    • Ωbjectifier

      and a micropenis

  • OrG

    Pride goeth before the fall.
    Or something like that.

    • Indeniable Ron

      It’s already fall. Can it goeth before the winter?

  • Daniel

    Oh, he’s going to be pissed off about this news.

    [Sips whisky]

    I can’t wait.

    • efoveks

      Don’t forget the popcorn.. come to think of it, whiskey is another corn product, so it’s a good complement. Plus, doesn’t this count as two helpings of vegetables?? I’m pretty sure that’s a “yes”.

      • Daniel

        Whisky is not a corn product.

      • wait! what?

        Plus there’s bound to be some rye and malted barley in that whiskey so the health factors keep piling on…

  • Crank Tango

    Trump Bump is really Trump Dump for Chumps.

  • bubbuhh

    In other news the Trump males report that their “trumpets” are 18″ long and can be blown for several hours before their “spit valves” overflow.

  • Daniel
    • TJ Barke

      Because that’s responsible. Just feed his delusions.

    • altleftjohn
    • Christopher Story

      But we’re the entitled snowflakes who can’t handle reality.

      • Indeniable Ron

        I sorta figure we’re the ones who can actually RECOGNISE reality. When you’re skint, you can’t afford illusions.

    • SayItWithWookies

      I can’t imagine how sucky it must be to work for an asshole who demands people lie to him constantly about how awesome he is. Or how soulless and disgusting the people who do that 24/7 must be. No wonder Steve Mnuchin looks like a toilet brush cozy.

      • Daniel

        And Sarah Huckabee-Sanders. That woman looks like a complete loss of self-respect feels.

        • Lascauxcaveman

          She sorta gives off the vibe of an aging hooker whose Johns are getting seamier as time goes on and paying less. Wondering if she can still get that old job back at the Pick ‘n Save.

    • ((( Augustus )))

      WELL. OILED. MACHINE. (lies are the oil)

    • amrak63

      I wonder if they also have a falsely marked ruler to measure his, ahem, “net worth” with…

      I never get tired of this, do I?

    • Dept. of Space Tacos

      it really is for the good of national security frankly.

  • btwbfdimho

    Wealth = Assets – Liabilities. His wealth is probably negative.
    He doesn’t sue people, unless they question his wealth.

    “What really gets under Trump’s skin? A reporter questioning his net worth”.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/that-time-trump-sued-over-the-size-of-hiswallet/2016/03/08/785dee3e-e4c2-11e5-b0fd-073d5930a7b7_story.html?utm_term=.ef497d364780

  • Dept. of Space Tacos

    i would never make jokes about addiction – but we really need to talk about my expensive ass starbucks cafe mocha thing. Now that fall/winter has come to the desert, it’s costing me much Ameros.

    • DoILookAmused2u? Résistance☨

      one a day. Seriously.

      • Dept. of Space Tacos

        good idea…this is my second of the day and third in two. I keep inventing excuses – “I gotta celebrate my good score with a treat!”

        I gave up starbucks for like 3 or 4 years….

        • Lascauxcaveman

          Cold turkey is the way to go.

          You’ll be amazed at the rich and varied flavors of loose leaf teas available, if you need the caffeine. Which I’m assuming you do. Tea is hella cheap compared to coffee, but you’ll have to buy it by the pound and brew it yourself. (Teahouse tea is just as $$ as Starbucks. )

    • Do they have the chili mocha back? I got addicted to that shit last year

      • Dept. of Space Tacos

        chili? or chile?

        Either way, WtF?

        • Dunno…it was spicy hot chocolate and easily obtainable.

          • Dept. of Space Tacos

            i’ve heard spicy chocolate can be a mexican thing. Never had it really.

          • efoveks

            Good stuff. Sounds strange, but a little bir of the spicy pepper in chocolate works well. :)

          • Hiss

            I have a recipe for Aztec Chocolate, which has no sugar but lots of chile. It’s wonderful. Takes a while to grate the chocolate, though (can’t use milk chocolate, obviously). There are pictures of the Mayans enjoying chocolate as well. The beans were traded as currency all over the Southwest (and probably S. America).

          • efoveks

            OMG, I was salivating reading your post, thinking of how this might taste. I swear, my coffee (I’m currently on cup 3) started tasting like it had spicy chocolate in it.

          • Dept. of Space Tacos

            we have a few mexican food cookbooks in the house – I’ll have to see if I can find any. I know at least one has a mexican hot chocolate thing.

          • Hiss

            There’s Mexican and there’s pre-conquest, which has no sugar or dairy products (obviously). They both have chile.

          • Rags

            An anthropologist friend was researching indigenous food in the Pacific Northwest. She was watching an old woman make soapberries. You beat them up and they get frothy, hence the name. At this point the old woman poured in a cup of sugar. My friend asked if that was how they always did it. She said “no, but they tasted terrible back then.”

          • Dept. of Space Tacos

            mom got me a spicy chocolate bar as a pregame for last test I was sweating. Chocolate supposed to be good to boost brain function or some shit. Forgot it at home, but will use for finals in december.

          • efoveks

            Chocolate is full good flavonoids.! One affects the cannabinoid receptor– it’s a real thing and acts as you would expect: my favorite chocolate “fun fact”. Also, for a short time I worked for Godiva. They gave an awesome employee discount & I NEVER came home with a full paycheck because of it. :)

          • Dept. of Space Tacos

            that’s how godiva gets ya! chocolate and nudity. (Resisting chocolate – maybe. Nudity…perhaps! But chocolate AND nudity).

          • Hiss

            It will do you a lot of good. Straight to the frontal lobes!

          • Persistent Demme

            You could also do the Arabic(?) thing, and break a few cardamom pods in the filter with the coffee before the hot water has run through.

        • Hiss

          It’s chile. The pepper.

      • FlownΩver

        Tried it in Vancouver. Went back for more.

    • janecita

      Make it at home, much cheaper that way.

      • Dept. of Space Tacos

        i was on my way to and now done with class.

        But yeah, normally, when I wasn’t working, that’s what I did. I fucking love my shitty instant.

        • CovfefeOfTheThoughtlessMind

          Just get a drip maker or a French press.

          • Dept. of Space Tacos

            mom does the french press thing; but even that’s too much that fucking early. I’m happy with both the taste and simplicity of my shitty instant.

            : D

          • MizzMazz

            You know what works? Do the math on how much you spend to get Charbucks. You have the skills for time management, and you will find once you get the hang of using a French press, drip, or espresso machine will pay for itself in a month, plus you don’t have to put up with the people.

          • Dept. of Space Tacos

            lol, true true true.

          • MizzMazz

            I was spending a lot on coffee at my local joint back in the 90’s, and did the math (I hate math). I got a cute little Salton machine that lasted me 10 years, would foam the milk while making the espresso, and it wasn’t too hard or time consuming to have a nice fresh cup. Real sorry when that machine died, have not yet found a decent replacement, so I’m sticking with the French press for now. Good beans matter too, but at the end of the day, you’re still saving money, and getting better coffee.

          • Dept. of Space Tacos

            it’s mostly teh fact that i’m fucking mobile most of the time. Thursday, an admittedly heavy day for me, was home, association meeting, work, school, home.

          • Persistent Demme

            Lawyer-daughter has a drip machine that empties right into a thermos cup.
            She drinks it when she’s driving to work!

          • Tania

            There are actually coffee machines that you make when you have no power – for camping. There are those that plug into a USB or a cigarette lighter. We have coffee bags in Australia which are sacrilege I know but still do the trick if you boil the kettle,

          • CovfefeOfTheThoughtlessMind

            Heck you have to heat the water even for instant. Put the coffee and the water in the french press the night before, stir well, put the top on but don’t push the screen down. In the morning, press the coffee, pour into cup, and into the microwave. Hot and fresh. And you can brag that you only drink cold-brewed coffee.

          • Persistent Demme

            We have a drip machine that we load the night before.
            All it takes in the morning is a flick of the switch, and you don’t even have to do that if you set the timer.

    • wait! what?

      Admitting your joke addiction is the first step. Take that step, or don’t. Either way you will be pun-ished.

  • folderol

    (Wandrin’ Star)

    I was born under a laundrin’ star
    I was born under a laundrin’ star
    Real estate’s for cyclin’
    Lots of Russian cash
    Buy a condo, sell it back and you’ve cleaned your dirty stash!

    Stock will have its ups and downs, bonds are interest shy
    When you bank with Putin you can be sure the rates are high
    Buyin’ stuff and sellin’ stuff are for those who like to work
    I would rather gold plate stuff and treat people like a jerk
    I was born under a laundrin’ star
    A big, old laundrin’ star.

  • DoILookAmused2u? Résistance☨

    I am pretty sure money laundering and money-laundering by proxy (selling “Trump brand” and consulting to fellow money launderers) has been his business since his first massive bankruptcy.

  • Villago Delenda Est

    Well, I am yet again shocked, shocked. That the casino is losing money. All part of the bust-out plan.

  • Kiri the Unicorn
  • BosGrl

    I totally believe that this is exactly what Trump Org is all about.

    • Christopher Story

      I’ve been convinced for a while now, myself, that Ivanka’s clothing line is itself a glorified money laundering operation. Somebody who needs to wash money buys a wearhouse worth of cheap shoes for their rediculous markup, the Trumps take a cut, and the money comes out clean on the other side.

      • BosGrl

        Yes, that makes sense. Crap clothes made for – who? Not the fashion crowd.

        • Christopher Story

          In fact, that was basically the premise of the bad guy in the last Crocodile Dundee movie. Bad guy made a bunch of shitty movies and used them to move a bunch of money around.

          • Rags

            Like mnuchin?

        • ((( Augustus )))

          I think she was targeting the same demographic as Trump did in his “election:” wanna-bes, fraudsters, petty criminals, and people of ill-repute in red states who wanted cheap crap that looked like their idea of fancy

          • Ms.Moon

            Her “designs” are actual labels lower priced knockoffs and they were sold at Macys and Lord and Taylor. The Lord and Taylor close to where I live still has her stuff but it goes to the clearance rack and then to Marshalls and TJ Maxx.

          • Nigel R. Toppinglift, III

            It’s OK, you can say “white trash.”

  • CripesAmighty

    Trump Manhattan apartments have plummeted by 23%? Color me surprised, given that the ‘brand’ carries the cachet of a vertical trailer park.

    • amrak63

      “Vertical Trailer Park” would be a great name for an alt-country band, or perhaps a cowpunk band.

      • FlownΩver

        I believe the appropriate term is “countrypolitan.”

    • Querolous

      who knew that there is a “rule 39” correlate for architecture. http://mobilehomeliving.org/stacked-mobile-homes-highrises/

  • Martini Ambassador 🍸

    America: Where a rich dumbass can lose a bunch of Dad’s money, convince a bunch of stupid people to give him more money, lose that money, and then win the presidency to grift some more money. Land of opportunity, lemmie tell ya.

    • OutOfOrbit

      are you home or still wandering about the states?

      • Martini Ambassador 🍸

        I’m in America! USA, USA!

        • OutOfOrbit

          oh you poor thing. so sorry

  • Dept. of Space Tacos

    guy at starbucks came by with a note begging for money – went inside, came out…his cellphone ringing and then he dropped a 10 dollar bill.

    I’m starting to get cynical about people.

    • ((( Augustus )))

      just “starting?”

      :P

      • Dept. of Space Tacos

        there was a lady (actually 2 in the last week or two) begging for money with children in their arms.

        Years ago there was a big story about a group that was basically “renting” out babies for people go panhandling with.

        That one shoulda been the breaking point.

        • ((( Augustus )))

          yuck

          I know all people have elements of good and bad in them, and life is full of grey areas, but I also believe that society has a lot to do with the way people choose to live their lives, and ours is currently morally bankrupt, so I’m not surprised so many people have turned to scamming and grifting

          • Dept. of Space Tacos

            ya know, if the rich are gonna, why not me? is a pretty alluring concept.

          • OutOfOrbit

            you need a ton of seed money [for bribes & pay-offs] to stay out of jail in the criming business

          • Lascauxcaveman

            Alluring, except for the whole losing-your-self-respect thing.

    • Toledo Window Box

      Did he have orange skin, ridiculous hair, and mouth that looked like a tiny anoos?

  • Mr. Blobfish

    This is the mindset I don’t get. It’s not enough to just be rich for these fuckers and bums.

    • OutOfOrbit

      it is all about measuring dick$ after the first $100M

    • ((( Augustus )))

      they’re obsessed with the power and prestige that comes along with being “elite,” knowing they’re “better” than others

      that drive is what’s destroyed what was once a pretty good, solid society (with problems)

    • Toledo Window Box

      Let me explain it. A friend of mine works for a very wealthy man – you would recognize his name (the very wealthy man, not my friend). His job is basically to determine if this wealthy man’s latest hairbrained idea is doable and/or legal – some new scheme to make or take millions.

      I asked him, why does he do it? He clearly has enough. He said – they’re all like this. They know down to the penny how much they each have (the super-wealthy), and it gnaws at them – EVERY ONE OF THEM – that somebody might have one more dollar than they do.

      I don’t understand it, but that’s the motivation at their level.

      • BosGrl

        Most of us just want to pay our bills and make sure our kids can get through college. How sad for them. And tragic for us.

        • Dept. of Space Tacos

          and starbucks from time to time.

          But otherwise I agree – clean safe place to live, a few bucks to blow on entertainment on the weekends, and enough to actually be comfortable committing to automatic withdrawals of all one’s bills.

        • Lascauxcaveman

          Everybody want the same thing don’t they?

          Solidarity!
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9OjPQMnY7c

  • OutOfOrbit

    Gross income and Net-Net income are way-different. just sayin

    • Daniel

      All Trump’s income is gross, and the phrase you’re looking for is “nyet nyet” which is what he says as its pissed away.

    • Michael W. Herberth

      True but both reported figures above are revenue. That’s a gross, not net figure.

  • DoILookAmused2u? Résistance☨

    In other news, hackers group has better ethics than Alabama Republican Party.

    https://twitter.com/securityerrata/status/931942171111858177

  • janecita
  • Zonath

    And just think: had Trump not inherited his father’s estate, dude would probably be living in a dumpster somewhere in Queens. Trump is pretty much the entire argument for why we need an estate tax, and we need it to be much larger than it is.

    • Dept. of Space Tacos

      he strikes me as a plausible one of any of the following
      1) sleazy strip club manager.

      END OF FUCKING LIST.

      • aktlib101

        Errr…sleazy former strip club manager of a bankrupted strip club. FIFY

      • Villago Delenda Est

        You left off “assistant deputy night manager” at a Burger King in Queens.

        • Dept. of Space Tacos

          oh please, BK has standards – they’d fire his ass in a Queens minute. (see what I did there?)

      • Martini Ambassador 🍸

        Sleazy strip club manager libelz!

        • Dept. of Space Tacos

          lol. Silly wonkers.

      • Raan

        One of Vince McMahon’s lackeys.

      • Jgb979

        Car salesman Coke head whos terrible at hiding it and struggles to hit even his Carmax monthly sales goals (where literally no negotiation is needed)

    • BigBoppa ~ Résistent

      I’m thinking assistant manager at a KFC in Queens.

      • Toledo Window Box

        He’d get fired by day 3 for eating the merchandise.

        • Ellie

          Why would he have to work? He could collect Social Security…unless, of course, he hasn’t paid into it. In that case, how about WalMart Greeter?

        • Frank Underboob

          Or wiping his ass with them.

      • Villago Delenda Est

        Should have read down one comment, but didn’t.

        My bad.

      • CripesAmighty

        Hawking “Rolexes” on the subway platform, under the stairs.

      • Indeniable Ron

        And gets fired for eating too much of it at break.

    • Christopher Story

      I like the idea that you get to leave your family $1 mill, max. The rest of one’s personal wealth goes into social security upon one’s death.

      • BosGrl

        Yes! NO individual needs a billion dollars. It’s obscene.

      • Mike Steele

        Which makes PERFECT sense, since FICA payments are capped at low six-figures; they should have been contributing based on entire income all along.

        • Lascauxcaveman

          ^^ THIS ^^

    • Toledo Window Box

      Take it all – every dime over the current limit of $11M. Who needs idiot sons?

    • miss_grundy

      He would be selling fake Rolexes to the tourists who would have voted for him.

  • wait! what?

    https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/11/16/opinion/house-tax-bill-graduate-students.html

    I guess tthe Russians are telling the Republicans to dumb down America by any means possible.

  • Toledo Window Box

    The people at Forbes that put together the “400” list have said publicly for years that Trump regularly inflates his worth by 3 to 4 times it’s actual amount.

    • JAKvirginia

      Fine! Then why do you list him, Forbes?

      • Indeniable Ron

        Weird sense of humour?

  • You can buy nice suits at Mens Warehouse. It’s just that he doesn’t.

    • OutOfOrbit

      some peeps can look good in anything, others … tRumpsterfire Phffft

    • BosGrl

      For a guy who is supposedly so wealthy, you’d think his clothes would fit better.

      • OutOfOrbit

        ain’t nuttin ever gonna look good on him cept b/w stripes

        • Phried Ω

          Orange is his color.

          • OutOfOrbit

            you’re right orange is the new b/w stripes

      • Lascauxcaveman

        I don’t want to hate on obese people in general, but they don’t really fit that well in anything, tailored or not. Trump is obese.

        • BosGrl

          Plenty of obese people look great in their clothes.

    • miss_grundy

      When you buy off the rack, you should spend the extra money and take it to a tailor to have it fitted to you. You would think that someone who grew up with money would know this little hack. Oh, wait, he was but his parents were too stupid to teach him how to dress properly.

      • Earl Of Sammich

        Or you could not be fat, or spray paint yourself orange, or have the world’s worst comb-over…

      • Ms.Moon

        I didn’t know about this my cousin got married this past September and my brother and dad went to get their suits at Men’s Warehouse. They tried them on and got them fitted, they looked so spiffy at the wedding.

  • SayItWithWookies

    So why are Assmouth’s rental prices dropping when every other piece of real estate in New York is holding steady? Gee, it certainly doesn’t have anything to do with all the Russians deciding to stop using his properties as sites to launder their money now that Bob Mueller is investigating his finances, does it?

  • House0fTheBlueLights

    OT: What’s with Drumpf announcing SCOTUS picks when there’s no vacancy? Is he planning an assassination?

    • ((( Augustus )))

      I’d say yes but I’m not sure he’s capable of “planning”

    • DoILookAmused2u? Résistance☨

      Holding out carrots for gullible and morally compromised right-wing evangelicals?

      • shivaskeeper

        Almost the same thing I said.

    • OutOfOrbit

      Putin: “Just a suggestion, Donny-boy.”

    • shivaskeeper

      Hedging his bets. Less chance of impeachment if he is already willing to sign off on the fundies picks.

      It’s always been about the courts for the fundies. Always.

    • puredog

      He wants to show off his exquisite taste in judicial slime.

  • folderol

    (to the tune of Wandrin’ Star)

    I was born under a laundrin’ star
    I was born under a laundrin’ star
    Real estate’s for cyclin’
    Lots of Russian cash
    Buy a condo, sell it back and you’ve cleaned your dirty stash!
    I was born under a laundrin’ star

    Stock will have its ups and downs, bonds are interest shy
    When you bank with Putin you can be sure the rates are high
    Buyin’ stuff and sellin’ stuff are for those who like to work
    I would rather gold plate stuff and treat people like a jerk
    I was born under a laundrin’ star
    A big, old laundrin’ star.

    • Phried Ω

      Why do I hear this in Lee Marvin’s voice?

      • folderol

        Once you hear Lee Marvin sing, you never forget. No matter how hard you try.

        • Lascauxcaveman

          But how about that dreamy Clint Eastwood?

          • folderol

            Ok, I stand corrected. Clint Eastwood’s singing will drown out the memory of Lee Marvin’s.

    • Indeniable Ron

      This needs to be recorded.

      • folderol

        I think the whole Paint Your Wagon musical could be parodied. “Taint Your ???”

  • Dept. of Space Tacos

    so, speaking of horrible, you may heard this in the news, but I like to present you with “fun” things I learn in class:

    1) People in immigration court have no right to free counsel.
    2) the judge is NOT required to make sure the person knows what’s going on or what their rights are. You can invoke the 5th…if you know about it. They don’t need to be told what their options are or even that they don’t have to “admit or deny” the facts alleged as a basis for them to deported.
    3) Children go through this process, and can do so unaided. (Prof told us at the Immigration court, you’ll sometimes see lines of little kids all dressed up…to go to fucking immigration court.)

    (Apparently there are migrant groups that do pro bono work for these folks in these proceedings. If you’re looking for places to donate your munniez…I hope you’ll think about them).

    • wait! what?

      Isn’t theree also a fun little clause that says if you do decide to represent a person in immigration court that you can’t quit that client?

      • Dept. of Space Tacos

        hmmm, i don’t know. He didn’t mention it today, but we really only hit the highlights.

        I know that’s become an issue in criminal courts.

        I don’t the exact history, but you see a lot of decisions involving Anders. As far as I can tell, if a criminal client wants to appeal, but the attorney doesn’t think there’s a non-frivolous reason too – they file an Anders brief – stating so. The court will independently review the file and most often agree and release the attorney from his/her commitment. Out of the dozens and dozens, I’ve seen I think one where the panel didn’t agree.

      • puredog

        That’s my understanding. It may be a new rule, promulgated to ensure that immigration attorneys could not maximize their limited resources by lending SOME aid at a critical stage to Client A and then moving on to do the same for Client B. If you’ve gotta be in for a penny, in for a pound, you can serve vastly fewer clients.

  • weejee
    • Toledo Window Box

      Trump is insane if he thinks he can launder money for decades, as he’s done, and then become President and get away with it, with a guy like Mueller poking around his secrets.

      • weejee

        Follow the monies…

        • Indeniable Ron

          Or in this case the IOUs.

      • AJ Milne

        It is for this reason: I figure his victory was a weird mix of hubris, stupidity, getting dug in and being stupidly stubborn/being carried away once things took off/crowds were yelling his name, feeding his ego. Probably started the thing figuring, hell, it’s a chance to rage and whine and _show_ those bastards mocked him at the correspondents’ dinner…

        And then he got dug in. And Putin and _his_ assholes happily fed it, seeing it for the opportunity it was to sow chaos and damage the US’ reputation… And the gullible and hateful lapped up the shtick, ran along with it…

        … and the rest is history. Really dumb, messy history, in the process of ending poorly.

        • Lascauxcaveman

          ♫ ♪ He took it all to far / but boy could he play guitar… ♫ ♪

        • artem1s

          I will give them credit, they understood how to run a campaign, get the media to give them unlimited coverage and not spend a dime of their own money. I think a lot of people made a huge coin off his campaign. Trump thought his take was going to be that absurd media empire. After all if Oprah, a blah and a woman to boot can do it….. After November I’m betting he still thought it wasn’t going to be any different than showing up for an episode of his stoopid show. Only now he’s losing money every moment Mueller’s eyes are on him.

      • calliecallie

        I hope you’re right.

        • Toledo Window Box

          Money laundering is easy to prove, doesn’t require you to show the perp’s state of mind or intent.

    • CripesAmighty
  • lucidamente

    Also, too, isn’t there just the tiniest possibility that Trump and the Trump Organization are up to their eyeballs in undisclosed debt, thereby reducing their net worth even more?

    • miss_grundy

      He has a loan from Deutsche Bank for close to a billion dollars. So there is that.

      • That means he’s actually BROKE.

        Damn I bet he wishes he never “won”.

        • AJ Milne

          I swear… Yeah, I bet he does.

          Everything about this thing looks like any liar trapped by his lie, playing through all the same. He’s gonna try to brazen it out, all the same, same as he has done all his life. In _way_ over his head.

          People been wondering why he never says a word against Putin. Maybe there’s leverage, _probably_ there’s leverage, of the dirty rubles and things known variety, sure…

          … but I’m betting it’s also: he knows he needs allies, and of exactly that character. He’s in _way_ too deep, trapped by a lifetime of bad decisions, so now it’s: keep this going. _Somehow_. Anything that might work will have to do.

    • Rags

      No doubt.he needs beaucoup rubles

  • Mysterious Masked Wrestler

    Trump could lose money operating a literal money-printing machine. “The money goes into a hole, shouldn’t we fix it?” “The boss said the hole was fake news.”

    • Dept. of Space Tacos

      did you see? He sent munchin (my comp autocorrected to munchkin) out to test one last week.

    • CripesAmighty

      Money goes in, money goes out, you can’t explain that.

      • Phried Ω

        He hopes you can’t explain that.

      • Indeniable Ron

        Yes, we can.
        – Bob Mueller

    • miss_grundy

      He did. He had three casinos and they all went bankrupt.

  • Resistance Fighter Callyson

    sci·on
    ˈsīən/Submit
    noun

    1. a young shoot or twig of a plant, especially one cut for grafting or rooting.
    synonyms: cutting, graft, slip; More

    2. a descendant of a notable family.
    “he was the scion of a wealthy family”

    Fitting, isn’t it?

    • CripesAmighty

      3. A miserably failed attempt to sell dull-as-dirt Toyotas to the ‘Yout’ Market’.

      • wait! what?

        The diminutive iQ is an exercise in efficient packaging, and even though there are four seats inside, that doesn’t mean they’re all usable. The interior is comfortable for two, with little room for much else. The iQ’s size means it can be easily parked just about anywhere, but the 1.3-liter four and the power-sapping continuously variable transmission mean driving between parking spots is unpleasant, despite light and accurate steering, which is the only gratifying part of the experience.

      • Ω cynmac’s reclaiming her time

        The youth loved to customize them tho.

        • Lascauxcaveman

          I like the first generation xB enough actually buy one, someday, probably.

          Which means like every other Scion xB in town, it’ll be driven by a very middle-aged dude.

    • miss_grundy

      The Drumpfs may be wealthy but they sure aren’t notable.

    • Crank Tango

      I’d have gone with “sucker”

      2. a shoot from the roots or lower part of the stem of a plant

    • puredog

      Misspelled “grifting.”

  • Martini Ambassador 🍸
    • Bill D. Burger
      • Villago Delenda Est

        Source: Opinions. Stupid opinions. Cretinous opinions. All of them, Katie, opinions.

        • BosGrl

          That made me laugh out loud.

      • They asked 137 people, and are a bit unclear on how percentages work…

        • Lascauxcaveman

          Well, you got base 10, binary, octal, hexadecimal, and then ya gots base 137, also, too.

      • jesterpunk

        I read that as back pain at first.

    • Dept. of Space Tacos

      hahahahaaahahahhahahahaaaa!

      (Although seriously, that Roy Moore number needs to be WAY lower, I’m still pleasantly surprised).

    • Stulexington

      Round off error.

    • Mike Steele

      Gov. Ivey voted once each way.

    • Daniel

      How many of their viewers will claim this is proof there’s no voter suppression because more than 100% of people are going to vote?

    • calliecallie

      “Numbers may not add due to rounding” is a respected footnote tradition.

    • Timothy Watson

      Okay, I hate Fox News as much as the next guy, but I’m going to excuse this one as a rounding error that no one bothered to fix.

  • Resistance Fighter Astraea
    • Martini Ambassador 🍸

      Gee, I’m in the area today. I think I’ll avoid this event, though.

      • Resistance Fighter Astraea
      • BosGrl

        I was considering it, too, but decided against it.

        • Martini Ambassador 🍸

          Dang, gurl, we should catch up! I’m heading to meet a friend later at a resto on Mass Ave. Are you around?

          • BosGrl

            I know, right? I would love that. I told my sister I’d go up to NH and watch her kids. Are you in town all weekend? I’m actually a little further north these days.

          • Martini Ambassador 🍸

            I wish I’d thought of connecting with you earlier. We are only here one more day, then we head to NYC. Shoot, and I’m hanging with my ‘rents on the North Shore too, would have been easy. Ok, we plan for next year definitely, ok?

          • BosGrl

            YES. Absolutely. Enjoy :)

    • george lastrapes

      FUNDIES in their UNDIES, TRUMPERS in their JUMPERS

    • Serai 1

      I’d like to know who City is, too. Is it a dog, by any chance? Or maybe a cat. Yeah, sounds more like a cat’s name to me.

      • Lefty Wright

        It’s right outside of Whoville.

    • Indeniable Ron

      ‘Satan’? Really? I always figured Old Scratch was a libertarian.

    • Okay, if I never hear another chant that starts with “hey hey, ho ho” I would be pleased.

      • Lascauxcaveman

        How About:

        “Fee, fie, fo, fum, all you racists sure are dumb?”

      • Querolous

        How about:punch a nazi by a moat
        punch a nazi in the throat
        kick a nazi by a tree
        kick a nazi in the knee

        if he starts to disparage race
        slap a nazi in the face
        if he says that whites should rule
        twist the nose of that ignorant fool

        don’t listen to the folks that say
        discourse will make them go away
        cos we’ll only be safe when
        the nazis are afraid againhttp://litlpup.tumblr.com/post/156259465247

        • I would probably change “slap a nazi in the face” to “punch a nazi in the face” (that’s my theme, y’see…) but other that that, I think I may adopt this as my theme song….

  • miss_grundy

    He only has his licensing business and money laundering to fall back on. In NYC, he is not considered to be within the top ten real estate developers. We know him for the b*llshit artist that he is, which is why we have never taken him seriously.

    • BosGrl

      But abortion! And guns! And God!

      • miss_grundy

        You forgot about her emails.

        • BosGrl

          Oh noes!

      • Kiri the Unicorn

        Mexicans!

    • Vagenda and Pee-ara

      In order to be a developer, you have to be able to borrow money. He hasn’t been able to get an American bank to loan him money since the early 1990s. Banks are kind of insistent that you pay them back. Trump doesn’t like to return money he borrows.

    • Kiri the Unicorn

      I’m guessing his name-licensing scam has taken a hit. What’s the value of one’s name when people spit on the ground when it’s mentioned?

      • Indeniable Ron

        Sell his brand to a sidewalk-cleaning service?

      • Interesting fact: Ground spit tastes almost exactly like Trump Vodka!

        • Indeniable Ron

          Which is better?

          • Well, ground spit still exists, the free market decided that yet another Dampnut product was unfit for human consumption… I think the answer is clear.

          • Lascauxcaveman

            Mmmm. Got me thinking of that ground spit martini (with Noilyy Prat, of course) Olive, onion and twist.

            Five o’clock can’t come fast enough!

    • Wee Mousie

      The only Trump enterprise which is improving – and it is improving by leaps and bounds – is Piss On Trump’s Grave Inc.

  • Red Bird

    Wow. Who knew a scrappy son of a slum lord from Queens could work being a front for money laundering and one day become president of the USA? America truly is the land of opportunity.

    • Dept. of Space Tacos

      clearly not always a good thing.

      • Kiri the Unicorn

        We need to rethink that “anyone can be president” thing.

    • DoILookAmused2u? Résistance☨

      I think we need to add a few qualifications to that colloquialism “Anybody can grow up to be President”.

      • Indeniable Ron

        How about ‘Anyone can be president even if they never grow up’?

        • Ms.Moon

          Major amendments* need to be added (if unqualified one must be a white male.)* Everyone else good luck and be overqualified in every aspect in the world.

    • Indeniable Ron

      Sounds better in the original Russian

      • JustDon’tSayConfabulation

        Or Tagalog.

        (Lookin’ at you, ‘Berto)

    • Carpe Vagenda

      ^klansman^ slum lord

  • reelreeler

    Trump is all flash and no cash?????? Say it ain’t so. LOL

    • wait! what?

      Well, all trash and no cash, too.

  • Mr. Blobfish

    Well, at least he isn’t a Democrat.

    • BosGrl

      “Lord, bless him, he wasn’t born a Democrat!”

    • TJ Barke

      He used to be, but he realized that the repubs would ignore his massive financial crimes because that’s their bread and butter.

      • Carpe Vagenda

        I think he genuinely pictured himself riding the Clintons to glory – I’m pretty sure the birther shit got started as his attempt to drop a dead mouse on Hillary’s doorstep – but he’ll go to his grave still bitter that he couldn’t get into Chelsea’s wedding.

  • TundraGrifter

    House of cards.

    • Indeniable Ron

      And they’re all jokers.

      • Count Awesome

        More like “Rules for draw and stud poker”.

      • TundraGrifter

        And he deals from the bottom of the dreck.

  • Indeniable Ron

    Somehow the idea of his pushing tax cuts he doesn’t have enough money to qualify for himself tickles me in places that rarely get tickled.

  • Me not sure

    Wait until the big Trump Lion & Elephant Parts Depot opens. $$$$

    • Mr. Blobfish

      Leadership! He makes a rash decision to pull the ban, and after some criticism, changes his mind the next day. What a fucking moron..

      • BosGrl

        Someone he likes whispered in his ear that they were against it, or maybe someone on Fox actually said something negative.

        • puredog

          DJTJr: “Aw, it’s okay, Dad, we’ve got enough already. But thanks anyway.”

      • Me not sure

        Saving it for Christmas.

      • Carpe Vagenda

        Or maybe he just wanted to trigger liberals and then look magnanimous for backing down.

    • Indeniable Ron

      ‘Hurry in! When these are gone they’re gone!’

  • alpacapunchbowl

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/b9bb76d0e2d662b3ce801054a8a3731f180a62a8fdbc1abe521d533a26303cea.png One of my christmas gifts for my 12yo niece is going to be a Spotify subscription- she loves to work out stress and anger and frustration and shit just like I did at her age, i.e, dance your ass off around your bedroom.
    So I’m working on curating my own spotify bounty into playlists and stuff, and WOW this trip down memory lane is enlightening.
    Example: I moved to Chicago in 2000, so even though my friends and I drank pretty much every night at Rainbo and I have manymanymany photos taken in this very photobooth, I wasn’t part of this scene that she was describing. But Exile in Guyville, man. That blew my angry teenage punk chick mind away when it came out. I’m experiencing both a “fuck. yeah.” and feeling both pissed and sad that this album still feels so relevant.

    • wait! what?
    • Dept. of Space Tacos

      we just missed each other! I left to LA in like January 2000. Came back for graduation in May.

      I didn’t hang at bars much then, except Elbow Room once or twice and Stanleys, where i worked (cause $1.50 pints in chicago is a goddamn steal).

      • alpacapunchbowl

        Stanley’s the produce place on North?
        I used to occasionally go see friends’ bands play at Elbo Room.

        Did you ever go to Danny’s on Dickens and Damen? After we got tired of Rainbo, my friends and I used to go there probably three or four nights out of the week, we would take over that back corner where all the comfy couches were.
        I was a huge huge massive fan of Super Furry Animals at the time, this was around the time that the Rings Around World double LP came out and they were touring for it. They came in to Danny’s after doing an interview with Jim DeRogatis (who I find endlessly irritating), accepted our invitation to sit down and hang out, and proceeded to buy us pints and smoke us up by passing around some really good joints.
        All of this happened before I went to law school, obviously. GODDAM I miss being cool : (

        • Dept. of Space Tacos

          stanleys was on lincoln park – i’ve forgotten the cross streets but its east of a red line stop. Used to be around the corner from a small venue of some kind.

          Never went to danny’s.

          • alpacapunchbowl

            Never heard of that Stanley’s, but I looked it up and it’s still around. That’s not a neighborhood I’ve ever really spent any time in.

          • Dept. of Space Tacos

            eh, pretty douchey. The only thing you’re missing, if they still do it, is Sunday breakfast shift!

            Huge fucking 44 oz style make your own bloody mary’s, mimosas, plus buffet and cook to order omelletes.

    • Resistor Radio

      It makes me happy that Smartbar still exists.

    • Speaking of relevant albums, it’s scary how prescient the X-Ray Spex’ 1978 album “Germfree Adolescents” remains. I swear, Poly Styrene (RIP) was on of the great futurists, even as a teenager.

      • alpacapunchbowl

        LOVED her. I was legit sad when she passed.
        Plus, I played sax in middle school/high school band. I loved good jazz and still do, but hearing X-Ray Spex use sax for punk??
        Oh fuck yes.

  • yyyaz

    His net worth as a human being has always been an improbably large negative number.

  • Count Awesome

    He still can’t buy class though.

    • Daniel

      Roy Moore knows you can’t buy class. You can just disturb it by phoning a girl you like.

      • Crank Tango

        If Roy Moore could buy class, I’m guessing it would be a Sophomore class.

        • Phried Ω

          and call them while they are in class.

        • amrak63

          Are you sure Sophomores aren’t too old for him?

  • Mr. Blobfish

    Rich. Unloved. Friendless.

    • Count Awesome

      He’s the kid on the playground that eats his boogers and scabs.

      • Daniel

        He’d hire scabs.

        • Kiri the Unicorn

          And then eat them.

        • Phried Ω

          and stiff them.

          • Daniel

            When you’re a celebrity they just let you.

    • DoILookAmused2u? Résistance☨

      He does not engender affection except among the most hateful and intolerant people.

      Weird, huh? How does one spell malignant narcissist?

      • theCryptofishist

        With a ‘T’, apparently.

      • Indeniable Ron

        I don’t think it’s anything as wholesome, or human, as ‘affection.’

    • Daniel

      He won’t get visited by ghosts this Christmas because Roy Cohn’s doesn’t like him enough to arrange it.

      • miss_grundy

        He threw Roy under the bus as he was dying from AIDS.

        • Daniel

          Yup.

      • Mysterious Masked Wrestler

        I heard the ghosts fled when he tried to lift their robes and grab their pussy.

        • puredog

          That ectoplasmic ghost pussy is tough to get a grip on.

  • Mr. Blobfish

    When I went to the dentist in Jersey City last week, I didn’t realize I was so close to the latest Trump trash palace. This is the one that comes with a free green card if you launder your dirty yuans thru it. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/985fa1093f78f94bb4705438e19234ea2819b81b3431b1ff82655128ee790160.jpg

    • yyyaz

      As ugly and soulless as the Shitgibbon himself.

      • Mr. Blobfish

        It dominates the skyline. There is nothing else remotely that tall in the area. Heading into JC now. I’ll see if I can get a picture to provide proportion.

      • Lefty Wright

        Yeah, tacky does not do it justice.

      • therblig

        sadly, our former planning director never met an ugly building he didn’t love. and virtually every administration in the past 30 years has bent over backwards, forwards, and sideways for every developer who wants to pour concrete. he even put an ordinance on the city council agenda to name a street after himself. it got pulled.

    • Count Awesome

      Do they bathe it in a creepy orange glow at night?

    • Dg Hacket

      Ugly, brutish building

      • Toledo Window Box

        Ugly, brutish man.

    • Carpe Vagenda

      That dark shade near the bottom is a graphic representation of how far you have to walk to get to the struggling neighborhood that got them their tax break and their entry into the green card program.

  • schmannity
    • yyyaz

      Not to mention his bragging about being a criminal voyeur.

  • IdiokraticKulturKommissar
  • Lefty Wright

    Yeah, the great security of Trump Tower may be a selling point, until you realize why the security is so great. You have just become a major target for anyone with a grudge against the US or against Trump. Which includes most of the world. Plus, you cannot just pop down to the corner deli without passing through security. Tack on the item mentioned above, that most people hate Trump, and I’m surprised that anyone except a few corrupt governments looking for favors, lobbyists, rich Republicans, and money launderers would take a second look at any Trump property.

    Almost all of the Trump labeled properties are privately owned, so quarterly financials are not made public. I figured that we would start seeing a lot of Trump signs coming down, changes in ownership, and bankruptcies in the next two or three years because most ethical and sane people want nothing to do with him. He will start bleeding cash and even the money launderers will shy away because everything he does will be looked at carefully now. And his rabid base cannot afford his prices. I love it.

  • Count Awesome

    Trump will never be poor as long as he has his wealth of bigotry, corruption and bad ideas.

    • OutOfOrbit

      be not so sure — him burned many bridges getting where he’s at and the road he chose is not endless

  • Martini Ambassador 🍸
    • OutOfOrbit

      i bet she change her toon if some manly-man was to knock’er up

      • miss_grundy

        She would change her mind, if she were treated as a baby machine like women are in “The Handmaid’s Tale”.

      • Is she over child bearing years? Cause if so, she will never, ever, ever change. Freedom for me, not for thee

        • OutOfOrbit

          but if a man demand a handmaid pleasure him, is the handmaid not duty-bound to do as he wishes?

    • Villago Delenda Est

      “People for Praise” = “People who are pustules.”

    • SayItWithWookies

      Great — I’m in the 7th Circuit’s jurisdiction too. Tim Kaine, you should not have voted for this loon.

    • bubbuhh

      Does the organization refer to men as handjobs?

    • yyyaz

      Reason No. 11ty million why the U.S. as we knew it is toast.

    • ahughes798

      Hmmmm….Hillary’s ex-running mate voted for her. Real liberal.

  • The financiers are going to foreclose on Melania’s implants.

    • Daniel

      Which ones?

    • Count Awesome

      They’ll just repossess her since she was probably purchased out of a catalog.

      • puredog

        You can tell a husband really loves his wife when he uses her tits for collateral.

    • therblig

      alibaba puts the price of silicone currently at US $4.98-6.58 / Kilogram. 500 Kg minimum order

  • Fartknocker

    Dear Santa:

    Please give Robert Mueller my Festivus presents this year because I really, really want him to deliver some indictments to President Fucktard, his adult children, and Roger Stone. Also, give Barron something nice because I worry about him.

    Also, if you see the Jesus guy, please ask him to fuck with Roy Moore. Thanks Santa, your bestest Santa of them all.

    Peace on earth, yada yada.

    • Just send Barron to Japan, where he can become a pop star, or to Hogwarts, where he can become a wizard.

  • (((fka_donnie_d))), SOB

    Calling him poor is an insult to poor people

  • Egads, less upscale? What will that be, cardboard shacks?
    Does anyone think any of his gaudy shit is upscale?

  • alpacapunchbowl

    I was not back then nor shall I ever be as awesome as Carrie Brownstein, but she and I were rocking the same style back in the day…
    https://youtu.be/rCy1VIy8Hj0

  • bubbuhh

    Trump has a wealth of lawsuits. Aside from the 4000 or so lawsuits, he was a defendant in prior to his election, he’s been sued about 200 times in Federal Court since his inauguration. This, of course, doesn’t include the upcoming criminal prosecutions.

    • yyyaz

      And yet here we are just trying to keep our heads above water in Dontgiveafuckistan.

  • John Iwaniszek

    They’ll be singing Harry Truman’s praises when they find themselves living on ex-president welfare.

  • I can only image for Trump’s Golden Years to be spent living out of a torn, soggy Crown Royal shipping box under a I-95 exit to DC. He can call himself the King of the Artichokes or something.

    It’ll Serve Him Right, too.

    • Martini Ambassador 🍸

      If I may, King of the Assholes seems more apt.

    • Satch87

      You’re too kind. I hope he spends his golden years at Ft. Leavenworth wearing an ugly jumpsuit.

      • Fartknocker

        I will gladly help pay for his health care, 3 meal/day and his laundry service.

      • Unmutual Tetsu Kaba

        Better yet Supermax.

      • Edith Prickly

        Send the whole grifting clan to Guantanamo Bay.

      • H0mer0

        [now I got that Bowie song stuck in my ear]

    • He hates vegetables, no artichoke subjects for him!

    • SDGeoff3

      I think you are a leaker. Are you saying that he runs around the White House at night in his artichoke suit?

      • FukuiSanYesOta

        They told him it was an artichoke but it’s actually the poop emoji.

    • Rebel Scum with permit

      I wish. But that never happens to people like him. If he stays out of jail, he’ll end up a permanent freeloading “guest” at the the home of one of his few rich friends.

    • Doug Langley

      “That Mueller guy is a complete loser! I’m gonna send him a nasty tweet!”
      “Good thinking, sir! That oughta choke him!”
      “Wait – I think you’re onto something there . . .”

    • Msgr_MΩment

      Back from the shadows again
      Out where an Injun’s your friend.
      Where the vegetables are green
      And you can pee into the stream
      We’re back from the shadows again.

  • amrak63

    Since this band was mentioned earlier:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYMObdOqcRg

    • alpacapunchbowl

      Oh bondage, no more!
      As iconic as it is, I don’t even consider that one of their best songs.
      There are so many to choose from, I’m not saying this is their best song or anything, just an example of how damn good they were.
      https://youtu.be/zSCgVbDMs-E

  • willi0000000

    i read a wonderful descriptor, can’t remember who to cite (bad me!) . . . it applies to everybody in this “administration” and it’s putative political party.

    “they’re spherical bastards . . . no matter how you look at them, they’re bastards!”

    [ now i sign off to get drunk before my b’day tomorrow where i have to be sober in front of the grands ]

    • Teecha

      It was Fritz Zwicky. Also famous for the word supernova and dark matter

      • willi0000000

        *hic* . . . thanks, i’ll give a proper citation from now on . . . Bqhatevwr

        • H0mer0

          happy birthday!

          • willi0000000

            thanks

    • starfanglednut

      Happy birthday!

      • willi0000000

        thank you

        [ but i feel really old now ]

  • IdiokraticKulturKommissar

    OT – “It’s true, it’s true! I just looked out my window and saw exactly that!” – Roy Moore https://twitter.com/RawStory/status/931955214508228613

    • Satch87

      Yes and Mailmen chase dogs too, I see it all the time!

      • yyyaz

        Mailwomen too, but I thought it was just the one on my block.

        • Celtic_Gnome

          Mailwomen? Where do they pee?

          • Slamtundra

            Wherever they want.

    • FukuiSanYesOta

      That was the face he made when he discovered that /r/incels had been banned.

    • amrak63

      OK, somebody did top Judge O’Neil.

      https://i.imgur.com/4bxO9j9.jpg

      • amrak63

        I guess the “esteemed” reverend thinks the world is teeming with Mary Kay LeTourneaus.

      • Resistance Fighter Astraea

        It’s early yet.

    • Fartknocker
    • Crank Tango

      Then where did he hear about it?

      • IdiokraticKulturKommissar

        A miniature Steve Bannon demon perches on his shoulder and whispers in his ear.

    • amrak63

      GOT IT BAD, GOT IT BAD, GOT IT BAD, I’M HOT FOR TEACHER!!!1!

      https://i.imgur.com/Zv6Gkbc.jpg

      • amrak63
        • amrak63

          If his rock career had not worked out, I think Roth actually would have made a fine game show host.

        • starfanglednut

          I actually really like this song.

          • H0mer0

            Eddie’s fate seemed somewhat anticlimactic, or is that what it was like to be married to Valerie?*

            *I don’t know anything about her so I might be way off base but it would be irresponsible not to speculate

        • SeeTrain65

          “Oh, I think the Pastor is slow.”

    • Mysterious Masked Wrestler

      Well, what were these boys doing on Lady Pedo Road, huh?

      • ahughes798

        They were asking for it!

    • bbayliss

      C’mon

    • yyyaz

      He should have listened to his mother when she told him his face would freeze like that.

      • Edith Prickly

        He’s got the face he deserves.

    • TJ Barke

      Sure, in my fantasies…

      • Natalie Au Natural Hedonist

        And his evidently, but he sounds jealous.

      • ConnieHinesDorothyProvine

        I wouldn’t mind getting whipped by a leather-clad Meryl Streep.

    • Indeniable Ron

      This is what happens to you if you start believing what you read in Penthouse Forum.

    • Occupied Territory of Kavefish

      That’s either one fine specimen of Human Pez Dispenser Syndrome, or someone clearly talking out the side of their mouth on a topic they don’t know shit about.

      • ConnieHinesDorothyProvine

        It’s not the mouth that these people talk out of.

    • ConnieHinesDorothyProvine

      I wouldn’t mind it if Jessica Lange tried to come onto me sexually. Hell, there are a number of actresses from whom I’d accept it.

    • Msgr_MΩment

      Dear Sword of the Lord Forum,

      I never thought… Period. I don’t use my brain much.

    • Covfefe

      Well now. Guess I’m going to have to move to South Carolina.

    • miss_grundy

      So men and women in the South are chasing teenagers around. Wow, that says something, huh? /s

  • Count Awesome

    Trump is so poor, his presidential library will be a copy of “Art Of The Deal” in the Trump tower lobby.

    • FukuiSanYesOta

      I hope his name becomes so toxic that his gaudy shitbox is razed and a mosque built on the site.

      • Cogswell – Overlord of Barsoom

        I’d say gut it and turn it into public housing but I doubt they could get the stench out of it.

        • Indeniable Ron

          ‘Can you do anything about the old-man and fried-chicken-fart smells?’

          • amrak63

            How does one fry a chicken fart, anyway?

          • Wee Mousie

            Flame-thrower.

          • Indeniable Ron

            The secret is the breading!

      • Incoming Ham

        I want it to become synonymous with something evil. in the way Kleenex brand name is used to describe any tissue, and “wellie” is any rubber rainboot (neither of which is evil).

        • Boojum

          It is synonymous with something evil. Think about it. It will come to you.

        • An Outhouse for the résistance

          Or rubbers are rubbers.

        • Ω cynmac’s reclaiming her time

          Santorum Libelz!11!111!

    • Crank Tango

      By then it will just be known as “tower”.

      • Incoming Ham

        Or “The Architectural Horror That Was Built After Tearing Down A Building That Had Historic Architectural Art.”

        He gave no shits.

      • Cogswell – Overlord of Barsoom

        To me it will always be Golden Shower Tower.

    • WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot

      The over due fines will be outrageous.

    • Jamoche
      • H0mer0

        the floors are pretty cool.

  • Cogswell – Overlord of Barsoom
  • Shibusa
  • Latverian Diplomat

    Clearly the Trump organization is really suffering from the boycott of companies that won’t advertise on Hannity…

  • TundraGrifter

    In the middle of 2016, Trump sold off his limited equity holdings to raise cash for his campaign. He’s “cash poor” – due to poor “cash flow.” The cash flows out – but it hasn’t been flowing in.

  • BoatOfVelociraptors

    Still gotta look at that sorry ass name in Chicago…

    • kareemachan

      I thought they got rid of it?

  • Bitter Scribe

    I think $5F will be indicted shortly for revealing state secrets.

    OK, that’s maybe not quite a crime in this country. Yet. But she better not plan on taking any trips to Azerbaijan or Georgia anytime soon.

  • Manhattan123

    “…a new Scion hotel here—a less upscale brand than typical Trump hotels.”

    So the fake marble and gold will be really really shitty?

    • gallbladder

      I didn’t think it was remotely possible for any Trump enterprise to be “less upscale.”

    • Thorn Spike

      Like father, like scion.

  • Viktor

    Why is the IRS wasting tax payer money to build a safe to protect this poor losers income tax work?

  • Cosmic Owl

    Somehow, I doubt anything labeled ‘Trump’ is truly upscale.

  • Dept. of Space Tacos

    wow – i still dabble in real estate for my paid job (and analyzed sales including various trump projects in florida).

    A near 1/4 drop in pricing is just…fucking nuts. Just crazy. And for new york – ludicrous!

    My only guess is the sellers inflated asking prices last year, ya know around R nomination/presidential election time.

  • Wee Mousie

    Well, the Great and Horrible Orange definitely is a poor specimen of a human being, and he and Melancholy should be happy to shop at Men’s Warehouse and Steinmart. If they got their just deserts it would be Mallwarts/

  • laineypc

    If Melania can’t keep up the plastic surgery schedule, does this mean there’s hope for her eyes not becoming permanently closed? Silver linings.

  • John McLaughlin

    Trump may owe more than he owns…

    • Cat Cafe

      Of course he does. To the very wrongest kind of Russian lenders. That’s why he sold the United States to them.

    • Eileen Besse

      We can hope….

    • Poorly Behaved Pérsistanista

      The King of Bankruptcy. He’s fucking proud of it. Except when he tells other lies. It’s like a wardrobe change. What set of lies shall I tell this time?

      • Ill-Advised

        Michael Milken returns for another episode of Junk Bond Genius! And they said it couldn’t happen.

    • An Outhouse for the résistance

      If they repeal the estate tax, they should charge the kids for their dead beat parents debts.

    • kareemachan

      God knows his SIL does…

  • On top of being a poor president and a poor excuse for a human being he is now poor in money! Donny has hit the Bigly Losers Trifecta.

    • ConnieHinesDorothyProvine

      Well, he was always a crummy businessman.

      And his dad was a racist slumlord. Listen to Woody Guthrie’s “Old Man Trump”.

  • Mavenmaven

    Hopefully the whole lot of them will find cheap housing, if you know what I mean, unfortunately it will be on our dollar again.

    • Persistent Demme

      But THAT’S housing we will all be happy to pay for!

      • Old Man Yells at Cloud

        I’d happily pay for them to be at Pelican Bay; not Club Fed.

        • Covfefe

          If Donald Fredovich pardons his own self and Eric Schneiderman feels he has to go after him, Donald Fredovich’s retirement community prolly would be Attica. Not just Justice, poetry.

    • Covfefe

      In Michigan, at least when I ws current on those things, it cost $34,000 a year to house someone. But if you had any assets, the state would seize them and charge you for your accommodations.

      • kareemachan

        When my mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, my father was informed that he had to get rid of ALL his assets before the state would help. Screw Oregon, in that respect.

  • BadKitty904

    Good.

  • ConnieHinesDorothyProvine

    Being a douchebag tends to harm one’s popularity.

    • TundraGrifter

      The evidence is against you on this one.

      • kareemachan

        Bullshit.

        • TundraGrifter

          You do have a point there – but Exhibit “A” is President Trump.

          • kareemachan

            Yeah, you have a point….

  • rocktonsam

    Still waiting for pussgrab to kindly go fuck himself.
    Asshole.

    • An Outhouse for the résistance

      His dick is too small.

      • Beelzebubba

        And his ass is too big.

  • Khavrinen

    “Maybe this tax scam won’t benefit him after all!”

    I’ve never understood why he’s been so set on passing those tax cuts, seeing as how he never pays any taxes at all anyway.

    • RMKH

      Don’t you think the GOP would deep six him in a New York minute if he wasn’t useful to them?

      • Covfefe

        I do not believe the GOP would deep six Donald Fredovich in a New York minute whether he’s useful to them or not. The “GOP” these days is belong to Donald Fredovich. But I’d believe he would deep six them in a New York minute is they weren’t useful to him.

    • Mark Mccardell

      because he has campaign contribution favors to do for the likes of the Mercer family………..and he may have some $ left when he is 6 ft under and would prefer it not to be taxed to the spawns he hatched and the concubine.

    • Beelzebubba

      He doesn’t really give a shit one way or the other – same way he didn’t know or care what was in the GOP healthscare bill.
      He’ll sign whatever piece of shit tax legislation they put in front of him, so long as the cameras are running. He’ll then tell his Trumpanzee morons whatever the fuck he wants to tell them (which is whatever the fuck they want to hear); what the bill actually does (aka “reality”) is utterly irrelevant.

  • lilith

    Finally some good news?

  • DainBramage

    From now on, refer to him as So-Called Billionaire, Donald Trump.

    • Ill-Advised

      “Self-styled ‘billionaire’ Donald Trump…”

      • DainBramage

        Not that I think of it, both of those are too classy. Gonna go with Fake Rich Guy.

        • Ill-Advised

          Can’t argue with simplicity. Besides, your version will fit on a bumper sticker, RESIST sign, or campaign button! :-)

  • kareemachan

    I’m shocked, shocked I say. Here are your winnings….

  • proudgrampa

    This story just gets weirder…

  • TootsStansbury

    You mean Tramp was…was…telling the truth when he said the Republican tax bill would be terrible for him?

    I have to contemplate this development. My worldview is torn asunder.

  • gallbladder

    Maybe he was counting in rubles.

  • ken_kukec

    He’s had to chill with the rubles infusions since Mueller’s all up his ass. Trump’s countin’ on Vlad to duke him on the back end, if he can do ix-nay on the Magnistsky.

  • BillEGoatSmirk

    In addition to the indictments, let’s hope that Mueller fully and clearly exposes the fact that Donnie’s been lying about his wealth and purported business prowess all along. And that he files a forfeiture action to recover the few actual assets Trump ‘owns’ because they were bought with laundered money.

    • Jesse

      The headline ‘Donald Trump Broke’ would be better than sex.

    • An Outhouse for the résistance

      Using Jeff Sessions forfeiture rule would be irony at its best .

  • artem1s

    yet another thing everyone with an ounce of sense knew before the election but the deplorables still can’t wrap their brains around. FFS

  • Smibo

    I remember reading several months ago, an op-ed somewhere about the kinds of jokes (about himself) that Drumpf was / was not bothered by. He was okay with jokes about his hair, for example, but of all the jokes he was NOT okay with, the ones that upset him the most were those based on calling bullshit on his self-purported wealth or net worth.

    My first thoughts after reading that were “Of course. That’s why he’ll NEVER voluntarily release his tax returns”, followed milliseconds later by “Ahhh, this guy is totally upside down with the Russians.”

    I wonder if Vlad plays any other musical instrument besides the Trump.

    • An Outhouse for the résistance

      The flute?

      • kareemachan

        The piccolo?

        • Smibo

          The rumor that I just made up is that those cats are trynna get a band together. So far, they got: Sean on tiny violin, Rush on bass, Vlad on trumpet and Deet on (poot) flute. They’re still looking for a piccolo player or three, and a drummer who can keep time.

          • Beelzebubba

            A drummer who can do time is what they’ll be needing.

      • Smibo

        DT’s got that covered.

    • Nana Anan

      It’s a REAL Renoir.

  • In the future, like starting tomorrow, I would like the word “Trump” to enter the English lexicon as meaning “dumb, garish, ignorant, fake, cheap, sleazy, stupid, uneducated, irresponsible, unhealthy, thief, con-man, loser, hair spray, belly sweat, mulligan, dine and dash, bad tipper, body spray, Made in China, fatback, and incest”

    Let me know if I left anything out before I submit this to Webster’s.

    • phoenix00

      “small hands”
      “tiny fingers”

    • Jim Johnson

      Gauche, gaudy, grifter, malignant narcissist, ignoramous, reality TV “star”, lazy, hateful, double-crosser, immoral, fraudster, petty, cruel, spray-tanned, bad comb over, racist, islamophobe, fake, unchristian, bankrupt, ephebophiliac, and, hopefully soon, inmate.

    • Would you settle for it meaning ‘fart’?

      • Smibo

        What’s that thing where reality is so close to satire that it’s sometimes hard to differentiate the two? I had that for a sec when I read the first paragraph there.

        • Dreaming Vertebrate

          Poe’s law?

          • Smibo

            Yes, that’s it. I had that.

      • chezmoi

        Oh, I hadn’t scrolled down far enough. How’s it goin’, mon ami?

    • Smibo

      Due to the wonders of the dynamic-ness of the English lex, the common usage of the word has already sort of organically developed all of those meanings and more. In the time it will take Webster’s to publish concise definitions for all the noun/verb/adjective forms, they’ll just have to change it again, because the common usage will have evolved into less flattering meanings of the word.

      In the long term, the word will eventually fade from popular usage and become a rarely-uttered epithet, used to describe “anything extraoridarily sucky or distasteful.”

    • Lancelot Link

      The official dictionary definition of “trumpery”

      1 a :worthless nonsense

      b :trivial or useless articles

    • Beelzebubba

      The adjective would be “trumpish”. With an extra-small “t”.

    • chezmoi

      I believe it already signifies ‘fart’ in the British colloquial lexicon.

  • phoenix00

    Emoulments, anyone?

    • george lastrapes

      Do they have to harm emus to make emoluments? To press the oil out?

      • Bad Scooter

        also too, hopefully none of the emo-type people suffer so we can have emoluments.

        • george lastrapes

          I thought they liked to suffer.

          • Bad Scooter

            touché.

  • Boscoe

    I remember reading a quote from a financial guy last year that went something like: “When Trump gives you numbers, you have to divide by 2 and then take 10% of that, and you may be in the ballpark of a real number”… seems he may have been too generous…

    I couldn’t find the quote, but I did find THIS: Find out what YOUR net worth is, using this handy Trump “math” calculator:
    http://fortune.com/2015/07/17/donald-trump-net-worth-calculator/

    • Ill-Advised

      According to this, I am worth $10b, although my bank account reports I’m cash poor.

      Sad!

  • WHAT IF his actual business is money laundering for corrupt oligarchs, and he had to take it overseas once America passed Know Your Customer banking laws after 9/11???

    I blame Syphilis.
    https://i.imgflip.com/1xdtrl.jpg

    • Rickyphoo

      That would explain why Melanoma won’t even let him hold her hand.

  • Herewegoagain

    Trumps operation is based on OPSM ( other People Money ) , at every turn and twist he promotes his wealth ( fake..?? ) He sees himself as Louis XIV of France the Sun King looking at his Penthouse Apartment with the trophy Wife and the Mistresses that bit on the side…in the end no decent Banker will touch him – he source of money are OPSM ( there is a sucker born every minute ) in beefing inflating the projects , and the Lenders of Last Resort like the Russian Oligarchs

    • Beelzebubba

      The only “other people” who will give him the time of day is the Russian kleptocracy – and only because he’s willing to launder their blood-stained rubles. This is what he’s desperate to hide, and it’s why he’s scared shitless at the thought of Mueller getting into his business dealings.

      Starting a war, just as a distraction, is a viable option to a guy with no morals and no conscience, and that’s what has me worried.

  • Bad Scooter

    You know you’re getting your news from the right mommyblog when your first thought is “I am for shocked” while reading/clicking the link to this article and then you find that phrase written at the top of the page when it opens. I guess Wonkette has successfully brainwashed me (I see it as more of a mind meld, though that could be the Stockholm syndrome talking).

    • HogeyeGrex

      Far too often, I come to make a not allowed comment and find it staring me in the face already. Creepy!

      • OppressedMass

        Coming up with an original comment on Wonkette requires a quick wit and quicker typing – I cannot keep up

  • Mark Mccardell

    this story has been going around the media in the last few days and it is going to TICK the Donald off something chart topping. This is his most sensitive scam and it gets to the hart of his massive ego problems. N korea better watch out as he may take his exposive rage/ anger issues out by pushing the button.

  • Jgb979

    So roughly 30 seconds of internet research told me Facebooks reported revenue in 2016 was 10 billion.

    And no one at Cranes bothered to wonder “maybe a guy who was running a for-profit college pyramid scheme isnt the size of Facebook?”

    Literally the only thing of value he has now are those stupid fucking hats and buildings that I’m sure are so leveraged with Russian ruples they’re basically Putin towers

    • TundraGrifter

      Worse – there were banks that loaned Donald J. Trump money without really underwriting the loans and performing full due diligence. “Everybody knew” he was a wealthy man, so why do that? Just fight for the business. In one telling phrase, he made the daily newspapers his balance sheet. Many of those loans went sideways, of course.

  • gingerwentworth

    All articles should end “whoa if true.”

  • UnsaltedSinner
  • WIDTAP

    Aww. Poor Donald. Here, have another tax break for your golf courses:

    https://www.snopes.com/does-the-republican-tax-bill-include-a-loophole-benefitting-golf-course-owners/

  • Beelzebubba

    Reporting less to the Feds than he does to Forbes?
    There’s two ways to interpret that.

    • phoenix00

      I prefer to call it F-R-A-U-D.

  • James Baskin

    “Once upon a time you threw the bums a dime,” B. Dylan

  • Nana Anan

    Well, I must say, I never considered the reason Trump isn’t disclosing his taxes is because he has nothing and it’s all a front.

    No way is Trump poor, he’s got it all locked away.

    Seems like ole Ivanka was spendin’ some time’z’s’s’s down in Panama

    Can ONLY MAKES ya wonder’x’z’s

    Just what she doin’ down there in Panamaz’z’s’s

  • Bub, the cynical zombie

    Are they accounting for the 19% of Rosneft he may have been given by his best bud Vladimir in anticipation of services rendered? Of course Vlad may have already taken it away, seeing as how Donnie has been such an abject failure in lifting sanctions and repealing the Magnitsky act.

    • Johnny Appleseed

      He’s been an abject failure on just about everything he’s attempted….and, for a very long time.

      But the new Trump Wing at Leavenworth will be yoooooge.

      • Frank Underboob

        And painted in shiny fools’ gold.

        • Johnny Appleseed

          Like his hair color!

      • george lastrapes

        Why not turn Mar-a-Lago into a maximum-amenity detention facility for those who can afford to be incarcerated there?

  • Olav_Pompatus

    The 9.5 billion was rubles. Right number, wrong currency. Problem solved.

  • Alan
    • TundraGrifter

      How much is enough? Isn’t that the Paul Manafort Lesson? Quit while you are ahead and go to the beach.

  • Alexander Stallwitz

    Trump I think got into the money laundering at least in 2007 when the housing bubble burst and Trump was in danger of losign his shirt. He had to get loans oversea because he nuked his credit in the US because of his first bankruptacy. Trump is up to his eyeballs in debt and his organzation is a rat warren of shady deals.

    • Paperless Tiger

      Throughout the 1990s, untold millions from the former Soviet Union flowed into Trump’s luxury developments and Atlantic City casinos. But all the money wasn’t enough to save Trump from his own failings as a businessman. He owed $4 billion to more than 70 banks, with a mind-boggling $800 million of it personally guaranteed.

      https://newrepublic.com/article/143586/trumps-russian-laundromat-trump-tower-luxury-high-rises-dirty-money-international-crime-syndicate

      • Alexander Stallwitz

        Wow, i had my suspcions but whoa, I didnt realize it went back that far. I choose 2007 because Trump has never spoken about how he surived the housing bubble collapse and i had my theories about he surived. But that would explain how Trump stayed profitable. He was a money launder for various shady people. The Russians are just the tip of the iceberg.

        • george lastrapes

          Trump is in trouble for failing to realize the Oligarchs’ hopes, but so is Putin. The free flow of cash and freedom of movement for ‘garchs were a much-needed ‘pressure relief valve’ in Russia. Putin’s gambit has made things worse. He’s head of state, mob boss, and richest man in Russia all at once, but the principle of collective leadership is still operative. He should avoid upper-story windows……….

  • Ill-Advised

    Hey! Men’s Wearhouse libelz!!!!1!! Genuine Italian tailors have been seen there.

    They don’t even sell off-the-rack to guys who don’t pay the bill.

    Also, they’re paying for child’s college (via a part-time min wage job).

    Savile Row, they’re not. (Cue up: “You can’t always get what you want…”)

  • John McLaughlin

    Trump may owe more than he owns…especially if you subtract the profits from laundering Russian oligarch money through his real estate, hotel, and casino shams.

  • Ray in VT

    What, what, what? The Trumps might not be telling the truth? Shocker.

  • Squeegee

    Warren Buffett made the obvious point in an interview that Trump is a horrible business man and even worse as a real estate magnate. He was just very good at licensing himself and collecting licensing fees and that doesn’t add up to a billion dollar net worth.

    • TundraGrifter

      It’s like a sportsball fan saying “On paper our team can beat anybody.”

    • Frank Underboob

      He’s also super-good at failing to pay his contractors & suppliers, & threatening to sue them if they complain.

  • Sharon Cooper

    I dream of the day when all Trump properties have to be sold off and Trump Tower becomes a homeless shelter and Mar-a-Lago becomes a wildlife sanctuary.

  • satch

    So… how is it that instead of being our very own President*, he’s not finishing up a ten year prison sentence for money laundering and fraud?

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