Why Donald Trump is actually the Ultimate "Globalist"

So Donald Trump goes to Davos and the whole media in America is like, "whoa, he's hanging out with the globalists, how can he do that?"

Donald Trump has a Trump Tower in Manila in the Philippines. Donald Trump has a Trump International Golf Course in Dubai. Donald Trump has a golf course in Aberdeen, Scotland. Donald Trump makes his junk that he sells in China. His daughter makes the junk that she sells in China. This guy is the epitome of a globalist.

And not only that, he just passed a $5 trillion ten-year tax break that at least three-quarters of a trillion dollars is going to go to people outside the United States. Not to mention all the multinational corporations - Apple, Google, Goldman Sachs - who are all sitting in that room in Davos. I'll bet half the people in that room, given that probably all of them are multimillionaires to billionaires, got a tax break from Donald Trump. And our media is like, "oh gee, how unusual."

They're perpetuating this story - and it's just a story. It was a story to get elected, but it's just a story that Donald Trump promoted when he was running for the Republican primary and then ultimately running for president, that he is somehow not an internationalist, not a globalist, that he disagrees with making things overseas and disagrees with companies making profits overseas.

Somehow everything should be America first except when it comes to Trump businesses, except when it comes to his daughter's businesses, except when it comes to his son in law's businesses, except when it comes to his two boys' businesses. They go to Africa and shoot some elephants because the old Dick Cheney thing of going to Wyoming and shooting quail is just too quaint for the Trumps because they're international billionaires.

And the American media is playing it like, "wow, can you imagine this guy who's just a down-home fellow who just loves America first, he went off to Davos and he told them what for?" Come on. Trump himself in his speech perpetuated this myth of Donald Trump. This is crazy. Donald Trump is the original globalist.

He's getting funding for his hotel properties out of weird little islands and from Russian mob bosses. He's hooking up with corrupt dictators or whatever you want to call Duterte in the Philippines and the people who run Dubai. It is the essence of globalism and internationalism, the Trump business.

But somehow we forget that.


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gmiklashek950 6 years 20 weeks ago

Thanks Thom! What the MSM is totally missing or just doesn't have the courage to say is that Trump is a paranoid madman, who makes-up his own self-serving version of reality as he builds his international empire. His loyal followers should be ashamed of buying this BS. I've got some Really Great, inexpensive, Chinese made snake oil that will cure what ails them. Of course, it's 90 proof and you'll quickly need another bottle, and another bottle, and.... The tiny cabal of uber-rich global Capitalists that have pulled off the GOP revolution have created a monster and now they will inherit its consequence: the Trump catastrophe. No good can ultimately come from a paranoid psychotic episode, which is what we are witnessing in the form of one delusion after another. This old psychiatrist has long known that poor self-esteem is the core problem with narcissism and paraoia. If I have no self-love, then I create a world that I am the center of, even if the regard is negative and inevitably ends in disaster. Just ask Herr Hitler or his buddy Mussolini (sp?), or Pol Pot, or Lenin, or Stalin. Millions may have to die to feed the delusions of the paraoid, grandiose con-man "Great Leader", but all will be self-justified and just "collateral damage". Thus, the massive wealth redistribution sold as "reform", the further miring down in a religious war in Afghanistan, the appointments of incompetent but worshipfully loyal cabinet members, the move to an ever greater military, the absurd taking credit for the economic momentum built-up during the previous administration's concerted efforts, the steady attacks on numerous groups of "others" (including the real media) in order to further agrandize the "Great Leader", and the utter destruction of many aspects of the Federal Government. No institution or individual may be allowed to shine more brightly than the glow of the "Great Leader". Anyone who defends this madman or trys to rationalize his utterly mad behavior is naive at best, or another Russian asset at worst. Mr. Mueller better get a move on or we're all going to need to move into a nearby asylum.

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Riverplunge 6 years 20 weeks ago

g - To add to what you said is that most NEWS is owned by the ultra-rich and they have an agenda to help their ultra-rich buddies, and keep us average workers to millionaires. in the dark. (millionaires - next in line to get the axe.) So were not going to get much truth out of conventional NEWS. Good thing we have venues like this show, and other shows. Otherwise we also would be also be daily brainwashed, and join the other third of the country who swallows this garbage.

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Hephaestus 6 years 20 weeks ago

I don't know if POTUS is any more barmy or paranoid than any of the other GOP folk (?)

The other GOP folk appear to simply acquiesce... which is to imply they are complicit or "same as"

Regarding MSM


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Oldskoold 6 years 20 weeks ago

As I watch the "standers and clappers" at the State of the Union speech........ (I thought I might have had time to comment). Well hell; Just got over.... I must go vomit!!!!!! The "human interest and disabled vets" was more than I could take. Shame none had "bone spurs" and were disqualified from being admitted. I suppose when you depress an economy and some wish to go forward in their education; they must go kill people in our name to not have an unsurmountable college debt to pay back! With "usuery intrest" applied..... While Jamie Diamon (sp) gets it virtually free!

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nobodycalls 6 years 20 weeks ago

OMG! Yes ! He's been "perpetuating a story"---I've been telling anyone who'll listen for a year now that somehow Trump managed to get millions of Americans to believe that he was single-handedly going to bring manufacturing back to America---. And also that he sold real estate to money launderers.!

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HotCoffee 6 years 20 weeks ago


Speaking of leaders I ran across this...

The College Fix reports:

UChicago faculty denounce plans for Obama Presidential Center: ‘object-lesson in the mistakes of the past’

Letter from Faculty Concerning the Obama Center


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David32 6 years 20 weeks ago

Thom, why is it that you persist in perpetuating the lie that corp/businesses pay taxes? They are tax collectors (read, agents of the IRS) and not in anyway taxpayers. We, the public consumers and customers provide the money to pay Corp taxes. Of all the lies the public must expose this is lie number one IMO. You want to keep assets in America, stop exporting businesses an jobs, bring back the trillions in tax havens offshore. Eliminate corporate taxes on profits period.

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Dianereynolds 6 years 20 weeks ago

David32, Good Post. Reality very slowly creeps into the leftie/socialist mind. Not much room in there as they already are full of hatred,

Corporations NEVER pay taxes, their customers do in the form or higher prices.

As to your last few sentences, see: Apple as a good start.

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gloriapower 6 years 20 weeks ago

The SOTU was more mindless than our 8th grade graduation speech.

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Dianereynolds 6 years 20 weeks ago

I agree Trump's speech was dumbed down to grade school level but remember he had to do that to reach out to the leftie/socialists.

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Nomastrump 6 years 20 weeks ago

A day without Trump is a day withut prunes. So what's new about his latest "great adventure" to DAVOS.. paid for by dumb-ass Redneck taxpayers who "fellate" him at every opportunity. Thus, using Trump's social construct, Amercia sucks... and not in a good way. Prunes prunes... a musical fruit.. the more Donnie eats the more he tweets.

So for all you "Gomers" life is short.. eat more prunes and be Donald's bathroom buddy.

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Nomastrump 6 years 20 weeks ago

A day without Trump... a day without crotch grabbing narcissistic behavior. So, you seem to be going through withdrawal. Rednecks can't read.. and will not support expenditures for education that does not embrace "we-ah got Jee-suz, y'all sum bitches ain't."

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jefflisse 6 years 20 weeks ago


Ohh Diane... Even you must know? The only reason his speech was dumbed down to a "grade school level," was so HE could read it!!

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HotCoffee 6 years 20 weeks ago

Well what do you believe ... the truth or your lying eyes?

The prunes were obvious at the SOTU .....all sitting by Nancy Pelosi!

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Willie W 6 years 20 weeks ago

He's always been dumbed down regardless of his audience. That's just him. He made all his colleagues HAPPY-HAPPY-HAPPY!!! All sunshine and lollypops. The room was full of his children. Daddy's talking. Yea!!!

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Hephaestus 6 years 20 weeks ago

The tiny fragments I got listening to SOTU in the background sounded really profound

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Dianereynolds 6 years 20 weeks ago


I agree, the sound of democrats being disrespectful to the country was deafening. Does anyone think this helps the leftie/socialist cause, giving the republicans free canpaign ads?


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Hephaestus 6 years 20 weeks ago

#17 - You sure nailed that one didn't you

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