The Mystery of Mar A Lago LIVE 7 7 21

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Shane Vaughn
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STUDY GUIDE: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1x4Fs7EGRenxmZUGN1aIyeTpQxynz6kCBPv6cxKz7OYs/edit?usp=sharing

Chapters:
00:00:00 - Bentley's Historical Library in Michigan
00:00:32 - The Bentley Historical Library
00:01:01 - The Origin of the Post Family
00:01:32 - The Extraordinary Life of the Lady Who Built General Foods
00:02:03 - The Hidden File in the Library
00:02:35 - My Original Plans for Mar-a-Lago
00:03:07 - The Extravagance of Mar-a-Lago
00:03:39 - The Extravagant Building and its Cost
00:04:46 - The Winter White House Plans Revealed
00:05:15 - Mar-a-Lago's Planned Purpose
00:05:46 - Trump's Mar-a-Lago as a Second Presidential Residence
00:06:20 - Donald Trump and the Winter White House
00:06:47 - The Government and the Post Foundation
00:07:18 - Property Rejection and Upkeep Difficulties
00:07:51 - The Fate of a Gigantic Property
00:08:22 - Donald Trump's Acquisition of a Troubled Property
00:08:57 - The Profitable Business of Mar-a-Lago
00:09:23 - The Mystery of the Property
00:09:53 - Creating Something Breathtaking
00:10:23 - Donald John Trump's New Residence
00:10:52 - Two White Houses and Two Presidents
00:11:29 - The President's Legitimacy and Protection at Mar-a-Lago
00:11:56 - Turning a Government Mess into Profit
00:12:17 - A Tale of Two Presidents
00:12:47 - God's Control and Nearness
00:13:16 - Thank You for Your Love and Support

Key insights
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    The lady from the post family, who became wealthy from a coffee replacement called Postum, had a lavish lifestyle with grand balls, jawdropping jewels, and an extravagant yacht.
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    Mar A Lago has 58 bedrooms, 33 bathrooms with gold-plated fixtures, and a 2,000 square foot living room, making it a truly extravagant property.
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    Miss Post spent a staggering $7 million in 1927, equivalent to $90-100 million today, making it a truly special place.
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    The headline "Trump's Mar A Lago: Another White House" sparked controversy and speculation about the property's significance.
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    The government couldn't afford to upkeep Mar A Lago, leading to its rejection and eventual sale.
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    Donald Trump turned a government mess into a profitable business with Mar A Lago, showing his ability to create success out of chaos.