MAFIA DEMOCRACY - Michael Franzese - A New Read

I just acquired this book yesterday, and so far, it’s confirmed my beliefs and suspicions regarding the long history of corruption in this country, going back to the 1800s. Franzese is the son of mafioso Sonny Franzese - both were capos of the Colombo crime family - who developed a gas-tax scam back in the 1980s that netted anywhere from $200 million to a billion, and still remains as one of the most lucrative rackets ever devised, until Giuliani prosecutions under the RICO Act brought the mafia down. The book deals with particulars and names names, so don’t be TOO surprised ti find your political heroes had feet of clay. FYI