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Long Before James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, There Was Joe Kennedy

It’s the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters – an ambitious Irish family parlays fabulous wealth generated in the rackets into a spectacular political rise. But in the end, like Icarus, they crash and burn as their sordid, never-severed underworld ties finally drag the arrogant sons down in disgrace and scandal. The Bulgers? Yes, of course. But also the Kennedy clan.

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Maher: ‘I Have No Quarter’ for Ted Kennedy

HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher said that he had “no quarter” for Ted Kennedy because “You can’t drive into a river and not report it for ten hours when someone drowns” on Friday. During a discussion on the sexual


Creepy Joe Biden and the Privileges of Liberal Aristocracy

It’s far from the strangest or most offensive thing he’s ever done, but for some reason the spectacle of Vice President Joe Biden getting “handsy” with freshly-minted Defense Secretary Ashton Carter’s wife Stephanie was the straw that broke the camel’s back for a few people on the left.

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