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2012-10-24 01:52:26 PM  

Weaver95: I think people aren't voting for Romney, they're just voting against Obama...which isn't going to help Romney at all. in fact, that's going to actually hurt the GOP more in the long run. even if Romney wins (unlikely but still...follow me on this one) he won't be able to unify his own party behind his agenda...whatever the hell THAT is...


^^^ This ^^^ The only thing that's been consistent about Romney is that he hasn't once been Obama.
 
2012-10-24 01:52:35 PM  
So what does Mitt Romney think about this? HAHAHAHA
 
2012-10-24 01:52:42 PM  

Corvus: Krymson Tyde: I tweeted him asking he make the same offer to Romney for his releasing 10 years of federal tax returns.

Yeah, I can't think of anything in these Obama's record that would make any difference. I can think of thing in Romney's tax returns that would.

This is great by the way. It looks very desperate with no actual thing that even hurts Obama. It's also win/win. Obama can ignore it and it won't hurt him and he could give his records up and it will look good for him.

Wow this is i stupid. Did he not think this through?


We're talking about an individual that had affairs with other women while he was still married. What do you think?
 
2012-10-24 01:52:50 PM  

Treygreen13: ManateeGag: where is Trump getting $5 million?

Trump fluctuated wildly between "enormously wealthy" and "in bankruptcy court". It's possible he has $5 million right now.


Trump's name has value. It is debatable if this increases it by 5 mil but if he refused to pay up that would be awful for his brand. Assuming Obama did this, which he won't, I think it is more likely he tries to weasel out of it by saying the full documents weren't released or whatever but since he is an honest guy and a better man than Obama he will stick to his side of the deal. That or he write a big fake check that is tied to some holding company and it never clears. He claims he paid it and it is just a legal problem that will be resolved while said holding company spirals through bankruptcy courts for the next 5 years.
 
2012-10-24 01:52:53 PM  

sodomizer: StewMcG: "The Donald" has offered to donate $5 million to Obama's charity of choice if he'll release his college transcripts/records and his passport records.

That's reasonable.

Obama is our least documented president in history.


False.
 
2012-10-24 01:52:54 PM  
Could someone please explain to me how releasing college transcripts as any bearing whatsoever on the ability to govern the laws of a country? If I were a clever man, I would be doing a parody video right now of me calling for Romney to release his records so I could give a candy of his choice to the first baby I see when I walk on the street. Disclaimer: I never go for walks on the street, it's a trick!
 
2012-10-24 01:52:54 PM  

hippyneil


frenchcheesemuseum: THE ADMINISTRATION DOES NOT NEGOTIATE WITH TERRORISTS.

This implies that Trump invokes a state of terror. I'm not sure that is the case.


THE ADMINISTRATION DOES NOT NEGOTIATE WITH HUMORISTS.
 
2012-10-24 01:53:12 PM  
"...transparent, like other presidents..."
 
2012-10-24 01:53:34 PM  

Anti_illuminati: macdaddy357: Why does he have a dead rat on his head?

Who said it was dead?


that which is not dead can eternal lie....Yet with strange aeons even death may die
 
2012-10-24 01:53:42 PM  

bigbadideasinaction: Killer Cars: If his "October Surprise" was to say a bunch of things so stupid that my IQ dropped five points just listening to it, then congrats Donald; this is a resounding success.

If it drops below 70, then you might spontaneously become a Republican, so it's a worthwhile gambit, I say.


bureau.comandantina.com
 
2012-10-24 01:53:47 PM  

sodomizer: Obama is our least documented president in history.


What are you talking about? They just put out a documentary on Obama.

encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com
 
2012-10-24 01:53:48 PM  

SweetSaws: 321 views, 4,363 likes, 8,739 dislikes

What?


Views are updated in a strange way.

A little info on that
 
2012-10-24 01:54:00 PM  

xtragrind: Obama was a terrible student in college and benefited greatly from affirmative action.


Even if this was true (and the fact that Obama made Law Review suggests that it is not), so what? He's been president for four years and was a senator before that. You can decide whether or not to vote for him based on what he's done. Who the hell would vote for him right now but wouldn't if they found out he once got a D or benefited from Harvard's desire to have a more diverse law school?
 
2012-10-24 01:54:01 PM  

BeatrixK: mightybaldking: What's stupid about this is no one keeps those records.

I have a degree, and I could mail in for a transcript. No problem. I have no clue about my application. Once I was accepted, the application ceased to matter.

I have never kept a copy of my passport application. I handed it over to the dour clerk on the other side of the counter. I've got one current passport, and one expired one.

Even if Obama wanted to comply, I doubt he could.

Yeah - that's what kinda kills me about the birthers: Are they completely unaware as to how said process works?


Think about it for a second; with a few exceptions like Trump, I doubt that there are many birthers who have ever had a passport, so how could they know the details about applying for one? These are a pack of xenophobic dipshiats who hate and fear the outside world. A passport would do them a world of good, but I would wager their response if you offered them a free around-the-world trip would be something along the lines of, "If it ain't Amurrikin, Ah don't want it!"
 
2012-10-24 01:54:07 PM  
Thankfully we only have a few weeks left of lolbama's coverup's and we can put this all behind us.
 
2012-10-24 01:54:08 PM  

physt: Is this blackmail? He just making an offer. It's a stupid offer but it's still just an offer.


No "Black Male", you know Obama. If your a successful black person in the US to some people something is wrong.
 
2012-10-24 01:54:13 PM  
Donald Trump is making a good point. A good point is he making. Point. Good. Made. Book it. Done.
 
2012-10-24 01:54:25 PM  
Model Chrissy Teigen:

@chrissyteigen:
"I literally pose half naked for a living and u are still the biggest attention whore I know RT @realDonaldTrump Story will be released today"

brandnewcool.com
 
2012-10-24 01:54:26 PM  

skullkrusher: eddiesocket: skullkrusher: kvinesknows: "If all records are given to my satisfaction." nice caveat. which basically means that no matter what he turned over it would not be good enough.

I think this is a win-win for Trump either way.

If BO doesn't give in, Trump gains notoriety as the man who proved that BO is so afraid of his records being made public that he won't release them for charity.
If BO does give in, he is the man who gains notoriety for getting the President to release these records.

In Trump's mind, publicity is an end unto itself. Actually kinda well played on his part for that reason

I really thought you weren't this dumb. Damn.

So dumb that you can't even put into words why, huh? Shocking.


Sigh. You really didn't see this dumb. Question: did anyone give two shiats when Larry Flynt made a nearly identical offer to Romney to release his IRS forms? Obama will ignore Trump. The internet will laugh at Trump. The tea Baggers will WHARRBL at Trump. And the other half of the country won't care at all.
 
2012-10-24 01:54:31 PM  

udhq: "...transparent, like other presidents..."


Because the Bush administration was the most transparent EVAR!
 
2012-10-24 01:54:39 PM  
Does everyone else note the similarities between this stunt and the insipid "Give Joe the Bird" campaign?
 
2012-10-24 01:54:56 PM  

ManateeGag: where is Trump getting $5 million?


Maybe he got a loan and filed bankruptcy? again
 
2012-10-24 01:55:00 PM  
This is a net win for Obama, though not a big one. Anyone who take Trump seriously in any way at all is already a lost cause. On the other hand, he makes Republicans in general look stupid just by associating himself with them, so he could drive a few independents away from Romney.

///keep it up Donald
//more birther stuff too, please
 
2012-10-24 01:55:16 PM  
Trump's use of weasel-words like "to my satisfaction" and his deadline to actually receive the documents (meaning a slow federal employee could void the deal) make this a no go.

If Obama wants to go ahead with this he should counter-offer with:

- signed contracts - youtube vids don't cut it
- 3rd party arbitration as to the good faith of the actions - not to the final results
- reasonable deadline for Obama to act - not a deadline for documents to be delivered
- money goes into escrow before anything happens
 
2012-10-24 01:55:39 PM  

halfof33: Does everyone else note the similarities between this stunt and the insipid "Give Joe the Bird" campaign?


nope! could you further explain this mysterious connection for me?
 
2012-10-24 01:55:45 PM  

hdhale: You know Trump doesn't ask questions he doesn't think he has an answer for and something resembling facts to back it up.


Bwahahaha! You're a funny little guy,aren't you? Remember his investigative team in Hawaii? The gasbag is a Birther, and that's really all you need to know about his (and by extension, your) capacity for critical thinking...
 
2012-10-24 01:55:46 PM  
President Obama is too smart to take this seriously (wrestling with pigs and all that....). But it would be fun if he said

"OKay, I will release those records if Willard Romney and you release ALL the records I have released already (tax and birth certificates) and you then both release with me the same additional records you are asking for....plus you make it 50 million, c'mon it's for a good cause!"
 
2012-10-24 01:56:00 PM  

Gentoolive: Thankfully we only have a few weeks left of lolbama's coverup's and we can put this all behind us.


He's hiding what on these records exactly?

Why are you not equally concerned about Romney's records? or his tax records. Obama has shown more information than Romney has, so what makes Obama different and needs to show more?
 
2012-10-24 01:56:05 PM  

hippyneil: frenchcheesemuseum: THE ADMINISTRATION DOES NOT NEGOTIATE WITH TERRORISTS.

This implies that Trump invokes a state of terror. I'm not sure that is the case.


He invokes terror in me.
 
2012-10-24 01:56:17 PM  

SweetSaws: 321 views, 4,363 likes, 8,739 dislikes

What?


Hey, he's a SERIOUS MAN, so people take him SERIOUSLY.

Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump

Everyone is asking me to speak more on Robert & Kristen.I don't have time except to say "Robert, drop her, she cheated on you & will again!"

557 Retweets
188 Favorites

1:45 PM - 23 Oct 12
 
2012-10-24 01:56:33 PM  
I'm no fan of the sitting president
but fer farks sake!
let's just focus on the stellar job he's done
and less on the derp

choose yer battles, Don
 
2012-10-24 01:56:34 PM  

macdaddy357: Why does he have a dead rat on his head?


It's a rare, Myxolydian parasitic brain rat. It crawled up there looking for brains to eat, and starved to death.
 
2012-10-24 01:56:50 PM  

sodomizer: StewMcG: "The Donald" has offered to donate $5 million to Obama's charity of choice if he'll release his college transcripts/records and his passport records.

That's reasonable.

Obama is our least documented president in history.


No other president has ever released his school or passport records.
 
2012-10-24 01:56:56 PM  
He should release all records the day after the election. Trump never said he had to do it before.
 
2012-10-24 01:57:14 PM  

Aldon: President Obama is too smart to take this seriously (wrestling with pigs and all that....). But it would be fun if he said

"OKay, I will release those records if Willard Romney and you release ALL the records I have released already (tax and birth certificates) and you then both release with me the same additional records you are asking for....plus you make it 50 million, c'mon it's for a good cause!"


He should say that. He should say he will do it if Romney does 10 years of his tax records.
 
2012-10-24 01:57:22 PM  

Tigger: If Trump's effective tax rate is 50% then his accountant should be jailed for incompetence.It isn't and you know it isn't.


What it probably means (if there is any reality behind it) is that tax on his income is 50%. Tax on his capital gains and other forms of money coming to him that isn't classed as income is at a rate of probably less than 10% and likely makes up more than 99% of the money he gets each year, meaning his overall tax rate is Romneyesque, but he can use the differing things people think of when the term income is used to pretend he is overtaxed.
 
2012-10-24 01:57:27 PM  

Renart: xtragrind: Obama was a terrible student in college and benefited greatly from affirmative action.

Even if this was true (and the fact that Obama made Law Review suggests that it is not), so what? He's been president for four years and was a senator before that. You can decide whether or not to vote for him based on what he's done. Who the hell would vote for him right now but wouldn't if they found out he once got a D or benefited from Harvard's desire to have a more diverse law school?


It probably won't switch anyones vote, but if he benefited from being black in any way they will blast affirmative action and the far right that is already pissed about a black president will be even more pissed. This makes them more likely to drag their ass to a polling place on election day vs ah fark it I am not voting for that rich dude or the black dude.
 
2012-10-24 01:57:29 PM  

halfof33: Does everyone else note the similarities between this stunt and the insipid "Give Joe the Bird" campaign?


both involve money to charity?
 
2012-10-24 01:57:34 PM  
I don't want to live in a world where this stunt has any affect on the outcome on the election.

This is such a cheesy catch 22. No respectable statesman would take this bait. This is obvious fear mongering targeting the unemployed fat white dudes drinking Coors light on the porch of their double-wide dressed in hunting camo.
 
2012-10-24 01:57:35 PM  

Corvus: So what does Mitt Romney think about this? HAHAHAHA


What do you want him to think about it?
 
2012-10-24 01:57:38 PM  

CPennypacker: bigbadideasinaction: Killer Cars: If his "October Surprise" was to say a bunch of things so stupid that my IQ dropped five points just listening to it, then congrats Donald; this is a resounding success.

If it drops below 70, then you might spontaneously become a Republican, so it's a worthwhile gambit, I say.

[bureau.comandantina.com image 316x824]


lol, that's too funny to be real. Does it have sources?
 
2012-10-24 01:57:41 PM  

Weaver95: <b><a href="http://www.fark.com/comments/7398733/80235452#c80235452" target="_blank">halfof33</a>:</b> <i>Does everyone else note the similarities between this stunt and the insipid "Give Joe the Bird" campaign?</i>

nope! could you further explain this mysterious connection for me?


hair is a bird is the only connection i can see. Help us out.
 
2012-10-24 01:57:42 PM  

Frozboz: He should release all records the day after the election. Trump never said he had to do it before.


You didn't watch the whole video, did you?
 
2012-10-24 01:57:46 PM  
I don't understand. What's up with people's hard on for the guy's college transcripts? What do they think will be found in those records? Is this a normal thing past holders of political office have done?

I feel like I'm taking crazy pills here!
 
2012-10-24 01:57:55 PM  

ProfessorOhki:
^^^ This ^^^ The only thing that's been consistent about Romney is that he hasn't once been Obama.


He was trying real hard at that last debate, though.
 
2012-10-24 01:58:19 PM  
Man the Republicans are really becoming unhinged. First their conspiracies about all the polls and the job numbers, then Ann Coulter and now this.

Y'all gonna lose and that's ok. Ya know come November 7th, if you guys just act like human beings instead of insufferable petty children every single day, the next four years will go alot smoother.
 
2012-10-24 01:58:30 PM  
"I'm the President. You're not. fark you."

/over
 
2012-10-24 01:58:52 PM  

Treygreen13: Frozboz: He should release all records the day after the election. Trump never said he had to do it before.

You didn't watch the whole video, did you?


DERP. My bad.
 
2012-10-24 01:59:01 PM  

NickelP: Treygreen13: ManateeGag: where is Trump getting $5 million?

Trump fluctuated wildly between "enormously wealthy" and "in bankruptcy court". It's possible he has $5 million right now.

Trump's name has value. It is debatable if this increases it by 5 mil but if he refused to pay up that would be awful for his brand. Assuming Obama did this, which he won't, I think it is more likely he tries to weasel out of it by saying the full documents weren't released or whatever but since he is an honest guy and a better man than Obama he will stick to his side of the deal. That or he write a big fake check that is tied to some holding company and it never clears. He claims he paid it and it is just a legal problem that will be resolved while said holding company spirals through bankruptcy courts for the next 5 years.

 
2012-10-24 01:59:03 PM  
Obama should troll Trump right back and say that he does not believe that Trump has 5 million dollars. Make Trump put it in an escrow account; Trump will balk because he does not intend to pay.
 
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