GANGSTERS R' US
Al Capone vs. Judge RutherfordAl Capone gained his power by exploiting the weaknesses of people.
Judge Rutherford gained his power by exploiting the weaknesses of people.
Al Capone lived and acted
like a King using his own money.
Judge Rutherford lived and acted like a King using everyone else's money.
At the start of the Great Depression in 1929 Judge Rutherford had a mansion built for $25,000, excluding the 100 acres of land he possessed around the home. As soon as his mansion was built, Rutherford bragged he was offered $75,00 for it.
Al Capone eventually had two
homes, including a 4,000 square foot mansion in Florida.
Judge Rutherford eventually had five homes, including two 5,000+ square foot mansions in California, a luxury apartment in Manhattan (worth millions today), a home on Staten Island, and a residence in Germany.
Judge Rutherford was one of the very few elite rich people who did not own one of those V-16 Cadillacs: he owned TWO of them.
Al Capone had 1 yacht.
Judge Rutherford had 2 yachts.
The finances of Judge Rutherford's WORLD-wide empire were known to no one but himself and his accountant.
Al Capone lived with his wife
Judge Rutherford would not live with his wife and son or even visit them or cause them to visit him.
Judge Rutherford had at least one mistress.
Al Capone was very close to
his son, Sonny.
Judge Rutherford's son Malcolm despised his father and wouldn't even attend his father's funeral.
Judge Rutherford smuggled illegal whiskey and drank it.
Al Capone got all of his
Judge Rutherford got all of his money immorally.
Judge Rutherford did not pay ANY taxes on his ill-gotten fortune.
Al Capone assassinated his
Judge Rutherford assassinated the character of his enemies.
Judge Rutherford sold failed promises which had virtually no value or cheer, and gave only disappointment and bitterness for those who believed him.
Al Capone never claimed to
exclusively represent the interests of God.
Judge Rutherford always claimed to exclusively represent the interests of God.
Judge Rutherford had personal bodyguards.
Al Capone always traveled
Judge Rutherford always traveled first class.
Judge Rutherford wrote dozens of worthless books.
Al Capone wasn't an
Judge Rutherford was a first-class alcoholic.
Judge Rutherford had no friends.
Al Capone never incited
people into riots.
Judge Rutherford incited thousands of people into riots.
Judge Rutherford never had any charity for the poor, and he spent his life doing his best to make and keep everyone associated with him poor.
Al Capone never spent months
of his time visiting Europe.
Judge Rutherford spent four months of every year visiting Europe.
Judge Rutherford bluffed his whole life and bragged about it.
Al Capone scorned and
disobeyed the Law of the Land.
Judge Rutherford scorned and disobeyed the Law of the Land.
No one dared to question the orders of Judge Rutherford.
Al Capone got syphilis
brought on by his sexual exploits.
Judge Rutherford got colon cancer brought on by his alcohol excesses.
Judge Rutherford lost his sanity without any outside help whatsoever.
Al Capone paid his dozens of
Judge Rutherford didn't pay his tens of thousands of workers squat.
Judge Rutherford spent his entire life hating and vilifying the same government that gave and protected his freedoms.
Al Capone was a very wicked
man who never pretended to be otherwise.
Judge Rutherford was a very wicked man who claimed to be the personal spokesman of God himself.