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FBI file: Steve Jobs a 'driven, reality distorter'

Original post made on Feb 10, 2012

A newly released FBI file on Steve Jobs paints a portrait of a driven, complex individual with a "tendency to distort reality" to achieve his goals. The file was gathered in 1991 when President George H.W. Bush was considering appointing Jobs to the President's Export Council.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, February 10, 2012, 11:55 AM

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Posted by gunste
a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on Feb 10, 2012 at 4:37 pm

So Steve Jobs was a brilliant guy with vision and very competent, but he had some typical personality traits widely found among all of us.
What this release suggests, that we should have FBI files published on every person running for national office, especially Congress and President. Then we will know what we can select from pretty well researched facts- not what they try to tell us and hide from us.

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Posted by The Woodpecker
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Feb 12, 2012 at 3:04 pm

I tall guy with his ever present camera views himself as some sort of a political savant but in actuality is a mere dilettante. He too is suffering from reality distortion

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Posted by PRICKLY
a resident of another community
on Feb 14, 2012 at 1:51 pm

Most all of you are jealous of him. He's dead. Attack a cocaine snorting brilliant singer.

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Posted by Watcher
a resident of another community
on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:23 pm

I'm not jealous of him at all. I knew him and that was enough NOT to be jealous of him. We can disrespect a recently deceased singer who was an addict AND criticize a man who deserves criticism. After all, when you rip off your partner and treat people like garbage, even if you make a lot of money for many people, you open yourself up to the opining of others.

Huh, maybe you're just jealous that that cocaine addict singer had so much success?

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Posted by WELLES
a resident of another community
on Feb 18, 2012 at 1:46 pm

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