Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By David Barstow, Susanne Craig and Russ Buettner New York Times October 03, 2018 Donald Trump built a business empire and won the presidency proclaiming himself a self-made billionaire, and he has long insisted that his father, the legendary New York City builder Fred C. Trump, provided almost no financial help. “I built what I built myself,” the president has repeatedly said.But an investigation by The New York Times has revealed that Donald Trump received the equivalent today of at least $413 million from his father’s real estate empire. What’s more, much of this money came to Trump through dubious tax schemes he participated in during the 1990s, including instances of outright fraud, The Times found.In all, the president’s parents transferred well over $1 billion in wealth to their children, which could have produced a tax bill of … [Read more...] about 11 takeaways from The New York Times’ investigation into Trump’s taxes
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David Barstow, Susanne Craig and Russ Buettner, New York Times Published 1:30 pm PDT, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Donald Trump and father Fred Trump at opening of Wollman Rink. The elder Trump supported his son heavily, the New York Times found. Donald Trump and father Fred Trump at opening of Wollman Rink. The elder Trump supported his son heavily, the New York Times found. Photo: New York Daily News Archive/NY Daily News Via Getty Images Donald Trump, Ivana Trump, Mary Trump and Fred Trump in 1987 at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. Donald Trump, Ivana Trump, Mary Trump and Fred Trump in 1987 at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. Photo: Sonia Moskowitz, Getty Images According to the New York Times, Fred Trump supported his son in many of his projects including loans for converting the old Commodore Hotel into the Grand Hyatt and projects in … [Read more...] about Takeaways From The Times’ Investigation Into Trump’s Wealth
a reset. In August, the Philadelphia sharpshooter finally pulled the plug. He erased his once-beloved social media apps—Twitter and Instagram. He deleted all of his accounts—including his private Instagram account that only his close family and friends knew about. All of it, gone. Why would an NBA player in 2018 do such a thing? "It's a dark place," he says of social media. "It's not a healthy place. It's not real. It's not a healthy place for ego"—he pauses slightly—"if we're talking about some Freudian shit. It's just this cycle of anger and validation and tribalism. It's scary, man." Not long ago, Redick says, he reflexively pulled up social media without thinking about it or even realizing it. Too often he caught himself staring into his phone around his wife and two young sons, constantly refreshing Business Insider, HoopsHype and Twitter to satiate what he calls "Information FOMO." (Redick also pays a monthly subscription to Basketball Reference to get an … [Read more...] about Is Social Media Addiction in the NBA Out of Control?
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AP At a time when the NFL remains focused on implementing safety changes that will trickle down to the lower levels of the sport, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones pushes the pendulum the other way. “The way I see our future is I see a real serious emphasis on youth football, amateur football,” Jones said Tuesday on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “I see it reflected at the high school level. And then a step above that will be the collegiate level, and I see a collegiate game that certainly has a lot of finesse in it, but is a great game and makes these kinds of adjustments we’re talking about. But when it comes to pro football, to use a boxing term, that’s when you put the six-ounce gloves on. That’s when you don’t want to fight with those 10-ounce or you don’t fight with those headgears.” Given the demise of boxing — fueled in part by the reality that repeated blows to the head triggered real and … [Read more...] about Is the time right for a true competitor to the NFL?