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Trump University's real estate program, $35K

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by adoo, May 31, 2016.

  1. adoo

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    http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box...3-judge-unseals-documents-on-trump-university

    A federal judge has unsealed 381 pages of documents relating to Trump University for-profit real estate program, which became public Tuesday afternoon as part of a lawsuit seeking damages and accusing the company of fraud.

    The documents amount to the "playbooks" used by the company in convincing prospective students to join the program, which promised real estate training blessed by Trump himself. But it soon found itself embroiled in controversy, with a number of students claiming they had been misled.

    Trump’s reputation as a real estate dynamo was an integral part of the initial sales pitch, as employees touted “The Trump Way.”

    “Is everything Donald Trump does the BEST?” a salesman would ask. “He wouldn’t put his name on this if it wasn’t right?”

    But while Trump had previously claimed he specifically picked his instructors, he admitted in depositions that he was not familiar with the names of any of those instructors and did not help to select them.

    Lawyers for Trump had argued to keep the documents secret after a request by The Washington Post to turn the documents over to the public. But Judge Gonzalo Curiel swatted their arguments down on Friday, asserting that the defense had not met the bar to keep the documents out of the public eye.

    Trump has launched a tirade against Curiel in the days before the release of the documents. He chided the judge as a “hater” and “very hostile” on the stump on Friday and has implied that he’s biased because he’s “Mexican.”

    Curiel is of Hispanic heritage but was born in Indiana.
     
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  3. CometsWin

    CometsWin Breaker Breaker One Nine
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    Trump is an incredible schmuck. It's nuts.
     
  4. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Better than Devry
     
  5. bigtexxx

    bigtexxx Contributing Member

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    Sorry, not even close to compromising national security on an unapproved server in the Secretary of State's home bathroom.

    next
     
  6. B-Bob

    B-Bob my celli weighs a ton
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    There's a thread for that topic, texxx.

    What do you think about Trump University and what it says about your presidential candidate? :confused:
     
  7. bingsha10

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    This just in. For profit university suckers easy marks!
     
  8. Sweet Lou 4 2

    Sweet Lou 4 2 Contributing Member

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    Doesn't matter. Why aren't we talking about email servers?
     
  9. vlaurelio

    vlaurelio Contributing Member

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    F I f y
     
  10. Bobbythegreat

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    Yes, Trump is a con-man......didn't we all know that already? His r****ded supporters don't care any more than Hillary's r****ded supporters care about her abysmal job as Secretary of State.

    This election is a total **** show.
     
  11. Invisible Fan

    Invisible Fan Insider Newsletter™ 2X Diamond Member

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    Trump is so white that he pretends to be orange. Richer than old money Bushes. Has had more women on his arm than Hugh Hefner.

    Czar Obama's black... So falsy and tricksy that we don't know if he's completely inept or elitistly professorial.

    Oust the gangsta government and make America great again.
     
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  12. EddieWasSnubbed

    EddieWasSnubbed Contributing Member

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    Will vote third party, or will not vote at all.


    Sick of these fools.


    Signed,

    Under 30'er
     
  13. Deckard

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    Donald Trump is the walking, talking definition of a flim flam man, a con artist, a fellow who makes his living deceiving others. Now he has a huge canvas to work with, the United States of America. Something tells me that the scrutiny of a presidential contest is going to bring out all sorts of embarrassing things about Trump, some possibly illegal, much certainly immoral. A life littered with lies. Heck, Donald Trump is a walking litter box of lies, with two arms, two legs, and a load of cat **** pouring out of his mouth, and the cat is the presumptive Republican nominee for President of our country. That stinks.
     
  14. Sweet Lou 4 2

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    How's this:

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...onald-trump-a-fraud/574f34fc981b92a22dd05760/


    Nah - let's talk about email servers.
     
  15. Buck Turgidson

    Buck Turgidson Mineshaft Enthusiast

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    Yeah, but how many did he settle? Cuz he doesn't settle. Cuz he's TRUMP.
     
  16. txtony

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    I wonder how Mr Trump hotel and other businesses are doing. All this media attention might be good for his Republican primary, but his business? Ugly personality and now fraud and other charges coming to public views... Can't be good to business.
     
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    Right, let's talk about email servers and give Trump a free pass.

    Oh, and the FBI has stated they are not investigating Clinton herself.
     
  19. B-Bob

    B-Bob my celli weighs a ton
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    It's so warped that our society can't talk about one topic. The lazy news media, with always "two sides of the story!" and two dumb talking heads has trained us that every issue is actually a competition. So we try to lay bare the flim flam man and people have to talk about a completely different issue with his opposing candidate.

    Sad times.

    On topic, I don't think the Trump University is a big deal. For profit education (and non-profit for that matter) is pretty amorphous. I think you can only really nail him or his university if they didn't provide the type of instructors promised or didn't relay the type of material promised. You can't go after them with "well, I didn't turn into a successful real estate baron." Or every university would be in big trouble. The student has to own a lot of the process; therein lies the misery/magic of education.

    This Trump University thing is best seen in the larger picture of him just plastering his name here and there for profit, without seeing projects through for true excellence. He hasn't associated the Trump brand with excellence (and the hard work, research, and effort that would take). He just associates the Trump brand with the talk, bluster, and image of excellence.

    Fascinating, if it wasn't a schtick that now threatened our entire country.
     
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    Id go to his university. I want to learn all the big words like him.
     

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