The Brothers Bulger

The Brothers Bulger

How They Terrorized and Corrupted Boston for A Quarter Century

Book - 2006
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"A portrait of Boston's infamous Bulger brothers, Whitey and Billy--one as the city's most feared mobster, the other as a power in the Massachusetts State Senate."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, 2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780446576512
0446576514
Characteristics: x, 342 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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SEBoiko
May 23, 2013

Dwspite the Kennedy family's long-standing ties to organized crime, dating from the patriarch Joe's prohibition bootleggin to the president's sharing of a girlfriend with Chicago mobster Sam 'Momo' Giancana, Bobby despised the Mob and put the heat on the FBI to crack down.

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SEBoiko
May 23, 2013

Like the Bulgers, the Bushes have long memories.

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SEBoiko
May 21, 2013

The police, by and large were just as compromised as the politicans.

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SEBoiko
May 21, 2013

Corruption here had a shoddy, penny ante quality it did not have in other states.

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SEBoiko
May 20, 2013

It's supposed to be public service not self-service.

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SEBoiko
May 20, 2013

It was the ols State House story: nothing on the level, everything a deal and no deal too small.

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SEBoiko
May 20, 2013

JFK
Just For Kerry

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SEBoiko
May 13, 2013

But the MCCA did provide jobs for the friends of the Bulgers.

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SEBoiko
May 13, 2013

The judge had learned the lesson from one of their own: Don't fuck with Billy Bulger. And there was one other lesson everyone learned: Billy could hold a grudge.

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