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verbverb: grift; 3rd person present: grifts; past tense: grifted; past participle: grifted; gerund or present participle: grifting

  1. engage in petty or small-scale swindling.”how long have you been grifting?”

nounnoun: grift; plural noun: grifts

  1. a petty or small-scale swindle.”a Sixth Avenue palmistry grift”

In reality, the fine print shows that the first 75 percent of every contribution currently goes to a new political action committee that Mr. Trump set up in mid-November, Save America, which can be used to fund his political activities going forward, including staff and travel. The other 25 percent of each donation is directed to the Republican National Committee.

A donor has to give $5,000 to Mr. Trump’s new PAC before any funds go to his recount account.

Still, the Trump campaign continues to urgently ask for cash. On Monday, Mr. Trump signed a campaign email that breathlessly told supporters that the end of November — nearly four weeks after Election Day — represented “our most IMPORTANT deadline EVER.”

In money $170 million is a mere pittance. Dear “leader” is laughing all the way to the bank. Chutzpah knows no bounds! He’s better than any megachurch I ever heard of. You guys? – you know who you are, you really believe in this shit? ….. Dear Santa, what I would like….


I was enthusiastic about learning to scuba dive. It was a bucket list thing. Underwater photography? Yes, of course?? It was this photo that opened my eyes! It’s nothing special as far as other spectacular images I made. But this was a game changer for me. The color! Who knew the coral would be so colorful with a flash! Not me. Done! I was hooked. Thereafter, I was the first in and last out on any dive. One never knew what you had obtained until you post processed upon downloading the images to your computer. It was like opening Xmas! every dive.