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Old 12th January 2021, 06:12 AM   #1
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Sheldon Adelson finally croaks

Sheldon Adelson, 87, is dead. He was a huge funder of Trump and the GOP. He's a big part of the reason we're where we are right now. Well, good riddance to the ******* bastard, too bad it didn't happen ten years ago, we might not be in this mess now.
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Old 12th January 2021, 06:24 AM   #2
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..and there goes the other course of GOP funding.

No doubt plenty of Republicans would have traded Trump's life for Adelson's in a heartbeat.
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Old 12th January 2021, 07:53 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
..and there goes the other course of GOP funding.

No doubt plenty of Republicans would have traded Trump's life for Adelson's in a heartbeat.
Anyone know enough about cryogenics to say whether it's now too late?
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2021 is really trying to make up for lost time.
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Old 12th January 2021, 08:08 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
..and there goes the other course of GOP funding.
Not necessarily.

According to Wikipedia, his wife is still alive and also a big Republican supporter. Assuming she inherits his money, I'm sure she will be more than willing to continue donating to right-wing causes.
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
..and there goes the other course of GOP funding.
You think he took it with him?
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He will most definently not be missed.
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Old 12th January 2021, 12:38 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by shemp View Post
Sheldon Adelson, 87, is dead. He was a huge funder of Trump and the GOP. He's a big part of the reason we're where we are right now. Well, good riddance to the ******* bastard, too bad it didn't happen ten years ago, we might not be in this mess now.
You mean the lack of online poker options or something else?
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Old 12th January 2021, 08:47 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Suddenly View Post
You mean the lack of online poker options or something else?
You're right, that's much more important! And Full Tilt stills owes me 37 bucks!
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Old 12th January 2021, 09:45 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
..and there goes the other course of GOP funding.

No doubt plenty of Republicans would have traded Trump's life for Adelson's in a heartbeat.
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Not so fast. His wife is just as much into supporting the same political causes. In fact, she might have even encouraged his donor behavior.

Though maybe she will stop donating to Trump now.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miriam_Adelson
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