Trump and inherited wealth

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Submitted by Harry Binswanger (United States), Mar 1, 2016 14:07

Good on ya, Mr. Stoll for pointing out the class warfare element in the attack on Trump's inherited wealth. The only relevance of his inheritance would be if he had squandered it, not grown it.

What the anti-Trump forces (which I count myself among) should be pointing out is that much (all?) of his gains are ill-gotten: governmental loans, special privileges, eminent domain, etc. mark him as, in Ayn Rand's phrase a money-appropriator not a money-maker.

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⇒ Trump and inherited wealth [76 words]Harry BinswangerMar 1, 2016 14:07
Trump may be no Objectivist but Binswanger misrepresents him [222 words]Mark HunterMar 9, 2016 20:16
Reply to Mark Hunter on Trump [15 words]Harry BinswangerMar 21, 2016 10:01
Maybe...but not so fast [92 words]Marc SeganFeb 27, 2016 10:24
On the other hand... [31 words]SamgrFeb 27, 2016 05:22
Agreement, with a condition [134 words]David MoranFeb 26, 2016 21:26
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Inheritance [73 words]James bFeb 26, 2016 19:10
Going back a bit further: [45 words]LyleFeb 26, 2016 18:32
Re. A weak Argument Against Mr. Trump [44 words]Nadia DiabFeb 26, 2016 17:50

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