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How Donald Trump became Deutsche Bank’s biggest headache

Donald Trump has become a big headache for Deutsche Bank. Here’s how. The language was scathing, the tone sarcastic. “[Donald] Trump proclaims himself the archetypal businessman, a deal-maker without peer,” the memo said. It mentioned Trump’s boast that he was worth “billions of dollars”. And it listed his interests in “numerous extraordinary properties” across the […]

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Donald Trump is America’s Flashman

I find a definite similarity between Donald Trump and Harry Paget Flashman after reviewing Donald Trump’s tweets and comments these past many months. Harry Paget Flashman, known simply as Flashman, is based upon a minor character called Flashman in ‘Tom Brown’s School Days’ fictional novel by Thomas Hughes. The author, Thomas Hughes, portrayed him as […]

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The lies Trump told this week: taxes, bankruptcy and the great ‘depression’

Taxes “I mean, honestly, I have brilliantly – I have brilliantly used those laws.” – 3 October, Pueblo, Colorado Donald J Trump did not prepare his 1995 returns, portions of which showed a $916m loss that could have let the businessman avoid 18 years of taxes. Jack Mitnick was Trump’s accountant at the time. This […]