"Storytellers - novelists & screenwriters - have sold you the #mob's version of their 20th cent world order...
Much of it is spot-on. But key pieces have been obfuscated. Why?
Because that's how you protect the #money” @Fahrenthold @maddow @CNN @PolitiZoom
#LanskyLuciano - who then created a national AND intl distribution & profit-sharing empire, using #prohibition. Everything was under An underworld "corporate board" if you will... This was new. This was #OrganizedCrime
8/ Two key events precipitated that war, ensuring the RU mob's take-over. The first was 1985. #Gambino crime family boss, #Castellano, is assassinated by gunmen wearing #Russian hats.
You know... the murder that #Mueller prosecuted John Gotti for.
The hit was an unprecedented inside job, orchestrated by his underboss Sammy "The Bull" Gravano, and Sammy's crack-pipe driver, John Gotti.
Onto the 2nd "event" that cleared the path for the #RedMafiya invasion ... CREATION of #MoneyLaundering
RIGHT? @craigunger @bpolitics @WSJ
BUT FIRST SEE Side Thread on FALL of USSR .. and Rise of Vladamir #Putin ...
tinyurl.com/y97gwmhq SEE FIRST TWO .. more at link. ... GOT THAT GO reDO Your #Russia history if you are shaky on it... @RBReich @renato_mariotti
THAT IS WHAT #TrumpRussia Journos had been doing. They were thinking of Trump as "flawed guy, who somehow became successful & was unscrupulous in his business choices” NO NO
That's the world. (SEE #PokeTheBear Published Nov 3, 2017 in this MESSY ‘chaptered’ post.
SEE 4 there on Bob Levinson FBI who specialized in #LaCosaNostra (ALSO SEE #AmeriicanMafia SLANG in Menu at right..tinyurl.com/ybx54p4)
WHICH BEGINS at tinyurl.com/y8cwl44g
SEE AND SHARE WHOLE THREAD with the Worlds Journos please @guardian @GuardianUS @BuzzFeed @thedailybeast @dailykos @latimes
again .. for World Journo consumption... very carefully.
@BuzzFeedOz @SCMPNews @CBCNews @BBCNews @SkyNews @France24_en @NATO @USNATO @votevets @CENTCOM @thejointstaff
and 27/27/ Can you see it? Can you see what we're really up against?
We are in a global battle between law & lawlessness.
We are in the #ThirdGreatMobWar
And it's them or us this time. @MiriamElder @maddow @CNN @NPR @NYMag @HuffPostPol @BuzzFeedNews
God bless Andrew McCabe for spelling it out for them
PS HEY @AOC ... @maddow @MiriamElder @NPR @CNN @jane__bradley @NicoHines @guardian #WhereInTheWorld is #CarterPage
I POSTED IT ON @dailykos too. tinyurl.com/yd6hxl7b