Monday, February 03, 2014

Gangster Style Negotiations

 Dry Bones cartoon, kirschen, israel, kerry, palestine, America, Chicago, jews, arabs, peace, talks, negotiations, protection,

Extorting, threatening, and bullying companies into submission through offering "protection" from implied violence is called the "Protection Racket," and was popular with Chicago Mobsters in the twenties. Could the current Administration's idea of negotiating be colored by its Chicago-based cultural roots?

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