“The notion that John Gotti — or any single mob figure — was some sort of omnipotent New York mafioso is ludicrous. The word 'Godfather' had a nice, Brando-esque ring, but the title itself is a fraud.”
The '80s “empowered” icky crustaceans like Rush Limbaugh, Dinesh D'Souza, Allan Bloom, and Mary Matalin... ruminating on family values, the evil lifestyle of homosexuals, the glories of war, the absolute sanctity of money, and the motto of Republicans the world over: Admit Nothing, Blame Everybody, Be Bitter.
“His office’s apparent mishandling of solid BCCI leads is fair criticism of him whether he did or did not know about it: he missed a golden opportunity to examine the so-called Bank of Crooks and Criminals”
Patrolman Phil Caruso and lawyer Richard Hartman built the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association into an arrogant, insular, and wealthy institution that stands above the law and beyond scrutiny. Where is the $63 million a year in tax funds and union dues going? Only their friends know for sure.
“While the name Warhol has come to stand for many things — a masterful artist, a cutting-edge filmmaker, a perceptive social critic — these days in the legal business, it’s come to stand for an estate that’s rife with conflict, confusion, and outright animosity.”