Sunday, August 21, 2016


Fascinating interview of Wayne Barrett who wrote a bio of Trump entitled "Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth: The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention.".

JUAN GONZÁLEZ: And you’re talking here about the five families in New York, but, of course, Donald Trump’s signature developments occurred in Atlantic City, where, as I recall, the Philadelphia mob was in charge of whatever happened in Atlantic City. Can you talk about his relationship there in Atlantic City?

WAYNE BARRETT: Yeah, well, no question. I mean, Nicky Scarfo—

JUAN GONZÁLEZ: Nicky Scarfo.

WAYNE BARRETT: Nick Scarfo, that’s the bloodiest crime family in the history of the United States. It’s undervalued because it wasn’t based in New York. It didn’t get the coverage, you know? But they controlled Local 54, which was the hotel workers’ union. This is not me talking, this is a finding in federal court, that Nicky Scarfo controlled the hotel workers’ union. And when they would strike all the casinos in Atlantic City, they wouldn’t strike Donald. You know, when he first goes down there into Atlantic City to acquire his first parcels, he buys them at a premium, overpays, from underbosses of the Nicky Scarfo crime family. He has a relationship with these guys throughout the early days of his time down there. And it’s—it was really a pretty remarkable set of deals that he did. Now, you had—Mike Matthews was the mayor of Atlantic City, who was totally—proven in court, went to jail—totally owned by the Nicky Scarfo crime family. And he was Donald’s number one ally. They were feeding him money, contributions, illegal contributions, but they were feeding Matthews money. And that’s just one part of this intricate relationship that gave birth to Donald’s casino empire in Atlantic City.

[source : Trump's "Greatest Mentor" was Red-Baiting Aide to Joseph McCarthy and Attorney for NYC Mob Families, Democracy Now,, 5th July 2016]

So Trump's "number one ally" in Atlantic City was Nicky Scarfo of "the bloodiest crime family in the history of the United States"!!

But that's all in the past, right?

First Cohn.

Then Scarfo.

But that's all in the past.


Mobbed up Don is mobbed up no longer.

I mean those guys would never blackmail Donald. After all the close friendships they had with each other?

Would they?

The question is: would they even need to?

Which is why I say : neither Clinton nor Trump.

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