Tag Archive: massacre

Feb 14 2007

This Day In History: St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

The massacre was a result of a plan devised by Capone’s gang member Jack ‘Machine Gun’ McGurn to eliminate Moran, Capone’s chief criminal enemy. Territorial tensions between “Bugs” Moran and Al Capone about who would own the Chicago bootlegging business and make the most money from it also led Capone to accept Jack’s plan for the killings.

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Dec 23 2006

Recognize the Armenian Genocide

After writing my posts about the Armenian Genocide and Armenian Genocide Denial = Jail Time, one of my friends sent me a link to this video about Recognizing the Armenian Genocide. Up to 1982, many former Presidents have made statements saying that the Armenian Genocide happened, but then the US government was afraid that the Turkish Government would get upset over the use of the word “Genocide”.

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Dec 06 2006

Armenian Genocide Denial = Jail Time

*I’ve been meaning to post this for almost two months* French lawmakers on Thursday (October 12, 2006) approved a bill making it a crime to deny that mass killings of Armenians in Turkey during and after World War I amounted to genocide.

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