To: Smokin' Joe; BlueDragon
Very good. Let us see some examples of how the Irish (and the Italians, and the Poles and the...) Catholics were treated by the NorthEast establishment (nominally Republican at the time).
Although there may be some truth in this:
posted on 03/21/2013 9:17:20 AM PDT
(I would not believe in the Gospel, if the authority of the Catholic Church did not move me to do so.)
So that particular gin-joint didn't want any Irish paper-hangers. Maybe they could just go paper Irish bars, instead.
Besides, the balance was to be paid in whiskey. It may have been in part, sound business decision to exclude Irishmen. *^)
posted on 03/21/2013 10:01:46 AM PDT
(the beatings will continue until morale improves)
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