Organized Crime

A U.S. Embassy vehicle that was fired on by Mexican federal police on Aug. 24 may have been the target of an assassination attempt. Read more...
If anyone wasn't already sure why we should be worried about people like billionaire Sheldon Adelson buying our elections here in the United States, you won't be left with much doubt after reading this article by ProPublica which was Read more...
I've never liked the death penalty. When I was a reporter, I saw several cases where the wrong person was prosecuted, and unless you have enough m Read more...
Year Enders: 1951 - The Year To Be Mobbed Up.
(Frank Costello at the Kefauver Crime Committee Hearings - taking the Fifth to new vistas) With the Korean War grinding on and the country gearing Read more...
The Valachi Hearings - Americas Love Affair With All Things Underworld - 1963
(Joseph Valachi (center) - Before him, the Mafia was a rumor) Hard to imagine that before the Valachi Hearings grabbed the headlines and the attent Read more...

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Informed Comment: Iran awaits ballot results.  Iranian millennials certainly oppose Ahmadinejad, but the Neocons are pulling hard for him Seed Magaz Read more...
From MichaelMoore.com: Guerra unveils why his investigation led him to the Vice President. WILLACY COUNTY - District Attorney Juan Guerra says his Read more...
I love Asian Yakuza movies. Heck, I love a lot of the J-horror flicks too, but I never thought I'd see this in real life. Hello, DHS---where the hell Read more...
War and Piece: Interesting trail connecting McCain and his campaign manager Richard Davis to a Russian aluminum oligarch banned from the US for allege Read more...
Want to know why getting that retroactive telecom immunity is so important to Bush? It's not just about tapping phone calls. Scholars & Rogues: Read more...