25 November 2016

His Eminence, The Trump, Part 3 of 4

"The  Donald's" career: 
Donald  Trump is the greatest career achiever of the "baby boomer" generation. 
Donald  Trump has reached the zenith in his careers as book author, TV 
entertainer, sports entertainer, real estate developer, and currently politician.  
   *   Donald Trump  has authored more than 18 books. At least one of them, "The Art of the Deal" was a top seller.   
   *   Donald says that the Holy Bible is his favorite book. "The Art of 
the Deal" is his 2nd favorite book. And "The Power of Positive Thinking" by Norman Vincent Peale is his third favorite  book.   
   *   He likes golf.  Donald Trump has developed more than 11 golf courses which bear his  name.   
   *   Donald Trump has twice been nominated for an Emmy Award   
   *   Donald Trump has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.   
   *   Donald Trump has been inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of  Fame.   
   *   Donald Trump  has appeared in more than a dozen movies such as "Home Alone 2", "Zoolander", and "Little Rascals".    
   *   Donald Trump  has been a guest actor in more than 6 TV shows such  as "Fresh Prince of  Bel Aire", "Days of Our Lives", "Sex and the City", and  
   *   Trump has been the executive producer of 7 TV shows.   
   *   Trump has been the guest host of 5 TV shows such as Extra, Larry King Live, Saturday Night Live and more.   
   *   Donald Trump  has been co-producer of the longest running reality TV  show.   
   *   Donald Trump  performed in several WWE wrestling shows.   
   *   Donald performed in Wrestlemania 23 which set attendance records and revenue records up until that time.    
   *   In his first candidacy for public office, Donald Trump received the most popular votes for the President of the United States out of a field 
of experienced and successful politicians. And in most cases, he achieved this with less  money than any of his opponents. Keeping in mind that 90% of start up businesses fail, Trump's record of enterprise is  nothing short of amazing.  Trump has enjoyed success in at least 11 very different enterprises:  Professional football, ice skating rinks, fragrance, ice, steaks, wines, model management, airline, blenders, men's wear, bicycle races, world class beauty contests, and many others. In some of these, such as model 
management, his firm has risen to the top of that particular industry.  
   *   There are 31 buildings that bear his name.   
   *   The largest private real estate development in New York is Trump Riverside. Drive down the Henry Hudson Blvd. - you can't miss them.   
   *   There are at  least 12 Trump Towers   
   *   There are at  least 6 Trump Plazas.   
   *   There are at  least 11 Trump Golf Course developments.    
   *   And considerably more in real estate.   
   *   Trump  Entertainment, Casinos and Resorts was recently sold to Carl Ichan.   
   *   Donald Trump's  personal managing of the Wollman Ice Skating Rink project in the early  1980's is the quintessential case study for MBA students in Wharton,  Harvard, and other business schools. His performance there was  phenomenal.   
   *   Donald Trump's  privately held businesses have employed more than 200,000  people.   
   *   In the casino  business in Atlantic City, Trump had to do business with known mobsters … and he stayed "clean" and alive.   
   *   Aside from his  personal investments, Donald Trump has never been a Wall Street  "player".
The  Political Trump: 
About  1967 - 1987 - Democrat (he was a supporter of Ronald  Reagan) 
1987  - 1999 - Republican 
1999  - 2001 - Reform Party (he supported Ross Perot) 
2001  - 2009 - Democrat 
2009  - 2011 - Republican 
2011  - 2012 - Independent 
2012  - Present - Republican 
Donald  Trump was openly supportive of Mitt Romney's candidacy. Donald  Trump does not seem to hold political party organizations in high regard. For  the most part, his political involvement has been for practical reasons. Donald  Trump does not appear to be held to political  ideology. 

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