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Nope. Trump had to borrow money. Crassus was the bank.
Crassus had an ego so big that he'd risk everything -- not just his own life, but his son's, as well.

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Trump - Hadrian (Build that Wall!, Immigration and Border Patrol)
Hadrian had a thing for little boys.

Maybe a more apt comparison for Donald Trump would be Kaiser Wilhelm II.
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^ In deference to her gender, you might be thinking of Antonina.
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^ In deference to her gender, you might be thinking of Antonina.
There lies the largest and toughest to surmount Problem/Challenge in "American Politics";

How to avoid the gender~race~ethnic "card" as a "special qualifier" over "white male" to be POTUS ??? ...

... Or of any other consequence in "Politics" USA style. ????

Paraphrasing MLK, when did "color of the mind" loose out to "packaging" ???
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Crassus had an ego so big that he'd risk everything -- not just his own life, but his son's, as well.
Bah, everyone had to be a risk taker back then to become somebody. At least Crassus did not spend hours each day pimping his hair like a balding Caesar. Nobody had a ego bigger than Caesar.



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Age taboos were different back then, and everyone had a thing for little boys. The only predecessor of Hadrian that historians mostly agree had no interest in male lovers was Claudius, and he was seen as a weirdo.
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Actually, Arabic(Islamic) "Culture" still has a "thing" for "young boys" and such are the rewards promised in Islamic vision of Paradise/Heaven ...
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Actually, Arabic(Islamic) "Culture" still has a "thing" for "young boys" and such are the rewards promised in Islamic vision of Paradise/Heaven ...
Yeah, but, in their defense, they're still stuck in the 600s culturally.

...guess that's not much of a defense, is it?

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Yeah, but, in their defense, they're still stuck in the 600s culturally.

...guess that's not much of a defense, is it?

In their minds and motivations, "it is" ...
Therein lies part of "their" Agenda and part of what we are dealing with ...
Part of the solution for we Kafirs~Infidels is to recognize our "enemies' " motivations and agendas and how to use such against them ...
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In their minds and motivations, "it is" ...
Therein lies part of "their" Agenda and part of what we are dealing with ...
Part of the solution for we Kafirs~Infidels is to recognize our "enemies' " motivations and agendas and how to use such against them ...
True. Know them, understand them, and then use that to destroy them.
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Money in private hands enriches all.
Can I get that on a T-shirt ?

I'd say "Money in my hands enriches me."

Then again I'm not a socialist


Now about Hitler being Trump have you noticed how they both have funny hairdo's and make neurotic hand movements ?

And Trump's real family name is Drumpf of course, and now it turns out he keeps his stash at Deutsche Bank.

Need I say more
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^ Re the hair and hand gestures, might you be referring to Robert Plant?
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I think I met Robert Plant once ? Isn't he the singer of an ancient, somewhat famous rockband ?
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If you mean Don is doing great compared to Obama, yes I agree..
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Nope. Trump had to borrow money. Crassus was the bank.

Trump - Hadrian (Build that Wall!, Immigration and Border Patrol)
Yeah.....that wall did not work all that well did it? And the Chinese wall failed even more spectacularly as it failed to keep out the Mongols. Would you like references Sal?
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