Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

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Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby fflambeau » Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:23 pm

Donald Trump's public relations for Dummies campaign is in full swing. He's donating the paltry sum (for any billionaire) of $78,333 representing his Presidential salary thusfar to the National Park Sevice. While at the same time cutting its budget by about $1.5 billion.

The amount donated represent .005 of the amount cut.

What a great man!

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby bdog » Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:26 pm

Jimmy Carter was a peanut farmer.

Peanuts are good for you.

Let's end the war on peanuts, ok?

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby jonnygothispen » Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:05 pm

The highlight of a Greyhound trip back from Tampa Bay was passing by a huge billboard that said, "Plains, Georgia: home of Jimmy Carter."

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby Beaver » Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:00 pm

More bad news about Trump.

Trump on pace to surpass 8 years of Obama's travel spending in 1 year
http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/10/politics/ ... index.html

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby Roy » Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:17 pm

fflambeau wrote:...He's donating the paltry sum (for any billionaire) of $78,333 representing his Presidential salary thusfar to the National Park Sevice...

The amount donated represent .005 of the amount cut.

What a great man!

Well. It is 100% of his salary for this year ( as he promised ). What percentage of yours have you donated to gov or any charity?

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby Cadfael » Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:50 pm

Roy wrote:
fflambeau wrote:...He's donating the paltry sum (for any billionaire) of $78,333 representing his Presidential salary thusfar to the National Park Sevice...

The amount donated represent .005 of the amount cut.

What a great man!

Well. It is 100% of his salary for this year ( as he promised ). What percentage of yours have you donated to gov or any charity?

We don't know how much he made this year, do we?

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby Roy » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:00 pm

Cadfael wrote:We don't know how much he made this year, do we?

Yes we do. What he relinquished was his first quarter salary.
The official presidential salary is $400,000 (plus $50,000 for expenses) — money that President-elect Donald Trump has said he will forgo.

Trump reiterated the message he delivered on the campaign trail — that he would not accept a presidential salary — during an interview with Lesley Stahl for 60 Minutes, which aired Sunday night.

"Well, I've never commented on this, but the answer is, 'no,'" the president-elect said, according to CBS. "I think I have to by law take $1, so I'll take $1 a year. But it's a — I don't even know what it is."

When Stahl pointed out that he'd be relinquishing $400,000, Trump said, "No, I'm not going to take the salary. I'm not taking it."

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby Cadfael » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:03 pm

Oh, so he's released his tax returns saying how much he made off all the investments and businesses that he never put into a blind trust?

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby fennel » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:05 pm

Cadfael wrote:We don't know how much he made this year, do we?
No, he still hasn't released any recent tax documentation or details regarding income by businesses he's involved with.

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby Roy » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:06 pm

fennel wrote:
Cadfael wrote:We don't know how much he made this year, do we?
No, he still hasn't released any recent tax documentation or details regarding income by businesses he's involved with.

It doesn't matter how much he made other than his salary as President. He said he would forgo his salary as President, not all of his income.

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby Cadfael » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:09 pm

Yeah, so he's donating like a tenth of a percent of his yearly income to give the parks departments a thousandth of what he took away.

Wow what a philanthropist.

oh wait. Here we go: [/s]

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby Roy » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:21 pm

Cadfael wrote:Yeah, so he's donating like a tenth of a percent of his yearly income to give the parks departments a thousandth of what he took away.

Wow what a philanthropist.

oh wait. Here we go: [/s]

So this means what? You don't like Trump keeping his promise?

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby Cadfael » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:25 pm

It means what it said. He's taking away millions, putting it in his own pocket, and giving them back a pittance.

Big fucking deal. Donating a few bucks to someone you're stealing from isn't really keeping any promises.

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby Roy » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:31 pm

Cadfael wrote:It means what it said. He's taking away millions, putting it in his own pocket, and giving them back a pittance.

Big fucking deal. Donating a few bucks to someone you're stealing from isn't really keeping any promises.

Wait a minute - what millions is he putting in his own pocket, that was taken from who?

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Re: Trump Donates Peanuts to National Park Service While Cutting Their Budget Bigly

Postby Cadfael » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:33 pm

Why do you think he's not releasing his tax returns?


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