Tagged: Russian mob

Shades of Al Capone?

Shades of Al Capone?

  As I follow the intricate web of evidence emerging in the Mueller probe, echoes of the case that finally put Al Capone (photo) behind bars reverberate in my mind. No, I don’t really...

On the Sunny Side in 2017

On the Sunny Side in 2017

I’ve been in the hospital three times in the past six weeks, so you’ll have to forgive me for feeling morose. So morose that I can see nothing to cheer about in America’s – and...

The Silence is Deafening

The Silence is Deafening

  I am bemused by the muted attention Donald Trump’s Russian connection is attracting. The media are more agog over emails by Democratic Party staffers suggesting they wanted Bernie Sanders to lose his primary bid. Surely,...

A World of Shadows

A World of Shadows

  Responding to my blog on Putin’s invasion of the Ukraine, a reader named Eddie commented that: The people of eastern Ukraine voted to separate from the Ukrainian government that was not elected and...

Soviet-bred Poison Spreads to the Rest of the World

Soviet-bred Poison Spreads to the Rest of the World

Remember how we hailed the implosion of the Soviet Union two decades ago? How were we to know the poison from that eruption would infect the rest of the world? Today, the “Russian mob”...