Al Capone

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Name: Al Capone
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 1 reports

End of Prohibition

Marijuana users and others who don’t want to work their remaining brain cells too hard are quick to point out Prohibition was a failure. That, for them, ends the debate. Prohibition of alcohol; prohibition of mind-altering drugs … same thing, right? If ... [Published Waterbury Republican American - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

The time before the drug-war killings: I remember when

:00 Written by James E. Gierach, Palos ParkDear Editor:I waxed nostalgic reading John W. Fountain’s column, “I can remember a better Chicago,” (Chicago Sun-Times, July 27). He remembers church on Sunday mornings, crowded parent-teacher conferences, the ... [Published Palos Regional - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Best Hedge Fund Strategy For The Second Half

The large macro funds that bet on the economy are all down for the first half of the year.These include major funds ran by billionaires Paul Tudor Jones and Louis Bacon. Others, like Dan Loeb and David Einhorn , have only generated returns in line with ... [Published Wyatt Investment Research - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Mailbag: ‘Gracefully Insane’?

Hope you read Larry Crompton’s letter today (July 23).Saw OPB’s Al Capone program last night. Wasn’t it a parallel to Mr. Crompton’s letter? Marijuana should not be sold except at your pharmacy — keep it out of people’s hands.Anything else is “Gracefully ... [Published Albany Democrat Herald - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Coventry police put squeeze on organised gangs but still 26 gun crimes in city since April

'We are not complacent. We’ve got a robust strategy in place to tackle organised crime'Police say they are continuing to put the squeeze on organised crooks after figures revealed there had been 26 gun crimes in Coventry since the start of April.The most ... [Published Coventry Telegraph - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Marijuana Legalization Would Be 'a Health Catastrophe'

A leading drug policy researcher, David Murray, has a must-read piece up at the Hudson Institute website, " Comparing Marijuana and Alcohol: Seriously ." Murray's article is a devastating deconstruction of claims that marijuana is relatively safe, or ... [Published Weekly Standard - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Recreational marijuana not on the same level as alcohol consumption

Editor’s note: On Jan. 14 Mike Leiby, a reporter and columnist for The Independent, wrote an opinion piece regarding alcohol and marijuana.  This article addresses the issues raised by that article.Nothing in this article addresses the use of marijuana ... [Published WMI Central - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Photos: Babe Ruth, Edwin Hubble, Al Capone and Oscar Mayer Among WW1 Draft Registrants

Monday marks the 100-year anniversary of Austria-Hungary declaring war on Serbia, officially igniting World War I.More than 65 million soldiers would take part in the First World War, about 5 million of them American, according to PBS .United States men ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Who Scalps Ticket Scalpers? IRS

The IRS taxes just about everything. Barters and trades? You bet. Even swapping tickets of even value can trigger tax. Of course, on a casual basis most people might not even think of taxes in that situation.But selling a ticket for a big markup for cash? ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Writer shares nuggets of history at library program

Author Linda McCann visited the Nashua Public Library on Saturday to speak about her newest book, “Prohibition in Eastern Iowa.”McCann spent an hour talking about the history of the area, and went into great detail about the effects prohibition had on ... [Published New Hampton Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Troubling Times for Chalky White in the New Boardwalk Empire Teaser

When Michael K. Williams revealed that Boardwalk Empire would jump forward to 1931 for the HBO drama’s final season, the time-jump brought with it the possibility that Williams’ Chalky White may have improved upon his diminished circumstances from Season ... [Published Time - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

TV Topics: Al Capone lives again on PBS

Al Capone: The name is as legendary, and infamous, as it ever was.It’s an immediate go-to whenever the subject is mobsters, surely a reason for PBS’ new documentary about the Chicago-based underworld legend. Airing at 8 p.m. Tuesday, “Al Capone: Icon” ... [Published Buffalo News - Jul 20 2014]

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Campaign to honor ‘trailblazer” Jane Byrne star... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - 36 mins ago]
End of Prohibition [Published Waterbury Republican American - 5 hours ago]
The time before the drug-war killings: I rememb... [Published Palos Regional - 9 hours ago]
Bus trips for the week of Aug. 3, 2014 [Published York Daily Record - 9 hours ago]
New York Times Plays Politics in Pot Editorial [Published Hudson Institute - 10 hours ago]
Dance Clubs [Published 10Best.com - 23 hours ago]
Happy birthday to Professor Irwin Corey. He's 1... [Published Althouse - Jul 29 2014]
Reflecting on Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby [Published Aliran - Jul 29 2014]
The Best Hedge Fund Strategy For The Second Half [Published Wyatt Investment Research - Jul 28 2014]
Mailbag: ‘Gracefully Insane’? [Published Albany Democrat Herald - Jul 28 2014]
Chicago the murder capital of the U.S.? Let's g... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Jul 28 2014]
Coventry police put squeeze on organised gangs ... [Published Coventry Telegraph - Jul 28 2014]
Small-Batch Rye Whiskey’s Big Scandal [Published Daily Beast - Jul 28 2014]
Central American child immigrant surge has U.S.... [Published Tulsa World - Jul 28 2014]
Priyanka has captured Kom's soul: Bhansali [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 28 2014]
COMPARING ALCOHOL AND MARIJUANA: SERIOUSLY [Published Hudson Institute - Jul 27 2014]
Marijuana Legalization Would Be 'a Health Catas... [Published Weekly Standard - Jul 27 2014]
Priyanka has captured the soul of Mary Kom: Bha... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 26 2014]
Alcatraz Night Tours – See a different side of ... [Published My Zoo - Jul 26 2014]
Pachuco: ‘Groovin’ on a Sunday afternoon’ inclu... [Published Santa Paula Times - Jul 25 2014]
Recreational marijuana not on the same level a... [Published WMI Central - Jul 25 2014]
Photos: Babe Ruth, Edwin Hubble, Al Capone and ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 25 2014]
Who Scalps Ticket Scalpers? IRS [Published Forbes.com - Jul 25 2014]
Blue Cast Springs Nature Preserve's natural ass... [Published News Sentinel - Jul 25 2014]
Writer shares nuggets of history at library pr... [Published New Hampton Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
Institutional Memories [Published New Mexico Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
BJP's loose canons: Modi supporters who can't k... [Published DNA India - Jul 24 2014]
IRS 'scandal': Cover up, train wreck or simple ... [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Jul 24 2014]
Extras on Excise: Is the Colorado Marijuana Tax... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Jul 24 2014]
Chicago red-light cameras under fire for unexpl... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]
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Happy birthday to Professor Irwin Corey. He's 1... [Published Althouse - Jul 29 2014]
Here's video of him performing in 2011, when he was 97:And the video below comes from way back in 2007, when the President of the United States was George Bush, and Professor Irwin Corey looked much more than 5 years younger. He criticizes the President ...
Chicago red-light cameras under fire for unexpl... [Published Autoblog - Jul 23 2014]
Filed under: Etc. , Government/Legal Chicago may once have been known as the home of the mob in US with Al Capone running things, but for several years in the 2000s it looks like a completely legal racket may have made the city millions. A recent ...
Troubling Times for Chalky White in the New Boa... [Published TIME.com - Jul 21 2014]
When Michael K. Williams revealed that Boardwalk Empire would jump forward to 1931 for the HBO drama’s final season, the time-jump brought with it the possibility that Williams’ Chalky White may have improved upon his diminished circumstances from Season ...
HOW TO BE A FRENCH GANGSTER [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 14 2014]
by Lisa Lieberman As a break from the seriously depressing topics I’ve been writing about lately, and in honor of Bastille Day, I offer this tribute to French gangster films. First off, you need the fedora. The gangster accessory de rigueur, ...
Contextualizing Dinesh D’Souza’s “America” [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Jul 13 2014]
When Dinesh D’Souza’s documentary 2016: Obama’s America came out the summer before the 2012 presidential election, my parents tried to convince me to go see it. My father actually mailed me a full-page ad for the film that he’d inscribed with the ...
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