Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Kansas City Irish Mob Reconsidered?!?!

Local historians love to clean up the image of this crew but they were just as blood thirsty and brazen as any thug whoever walked the streets of this town . . . Even worse, their legacy of political graft and corruption continues to this day. Take a look:

Pondering Tom Pendergast's Complicated Legacy

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15 comments:

Anonymous said...

At least than a dead man really earned it.

Anonymous said...

I guess they never got as far as the Clintons! Our people had a higher moral compass back in the day. They left the children alone.....

Anonymous said...

^^^ Bullshit. Plenty of kids were killed in the crossfire. Just check the old newspaper clips. Irish mob killed children just like today's gangsters.

Anonymous said...

Nah, we'd be much better off with reasonably capable gangsters than the continual clown car at City Hall.

Anonymous said...

@7:12 cite your sources - neither of the two KC newspapers have articles supporting your statements, so where do the "old newspaper clips" you reference appear?

Anonymous said...

^^No. Do your own research you lazy, dumb bastard.

Anonymous said...

The Irish mob did murder people. That's breaking one of the 10 commandments. yet they claimed to be strong bible believing Catholics. Fact is they weren't. They were just murderers. Fake Christians. Fake Catholics. Just criminals that thought that if there was a hell, they might avoid it by going to church once in a while and giving a bit of money to the poor. HOWEVER you don't avoid hell by earning brownie points or being a "good person". They would now tell you this themselves if they could. Its been said that people now in hell are the biggest evangelists in the universe, with the most correct doctrine, as they now see the truth. But they have no audience to save. Tom is suffering right now.

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Wake up Chimpy! Work for your bananas!

Anonymous said...

I knew a guy that once took a shit on Tom's grave. His family hated Tom.

Anonymous said...

Kind of a loose interpretation of a mobster but Ok. Keep the Democratic Party a clean bill of health if you must?

Anonymous said...

Pendergast, the man that spawned Harry Truman.

Anonymous said...

The Outfit did not have a monopoly on organized crime in Chicago, but it was the most powerful, violent, and largest criminal organization in the Midwest. Its influence at its peak stretched as far as California and Florida. Higher law enforcement attention and general attrition has led to its gradual decline since the late 20th century. From 1997 to 2018, the Chicago Outfit was believed to be led by John DiFronzo.

Anonymous said...

Well there aint no A/C in hell, so Tom is really sweating today. Also no booze, no music, no pets, no kids, no merciful people, no food, no books, no parties, no sex, no laughter, no cigs or cigars, NO SPORTS, and everyone hates you there! I would say Tom made the biggest mistake of his eternity by going there. All you have to do is "nothing" and you will end up there. Being a "really, really good person" but rejecting offered salvation plan will get you there. Ignorance is no excuse - church on every street in KC, bible in every hotel room and library

Anonymous said...

Tommy was a drunk, heavy smoker, cheated on women, stole, had V.D. and did not believe in right or wrong. He would have killed most of the readers of Tonys Kc in a heartbeat if you disagreed with him. Remember the boss you couldn't stand - he was 200x worse! He is just smelly dust and tufs of molded hair in a casket. Even a 2 year old is now more powerful than him!