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  • n. Plural form of capo.

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Examples

  • The perpetrators and their "capos" may think that they have been able to silence Maria Clelia Spinas Dora and they may even think they have succeeded in silencing further investigation of their corruption, stealing millions from the public purse.

    Voices from beyond the grave can convict corrupt bankers/contractors who thought they could silence testimony!

  • Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola could team on 'GoodFathas,' a Mafia-inspired reality show in which "capos" run numbers rackets and dope rings in an attempt to avoid a swim with the fishes.

    Inside TV Blog

  • This week's Supreme Court decision reminds me of how, in concentration camps, "capos" were prisoners who were well treated, in response for betraying their fellow prisoners.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • I say that we have them living among us, and the five Supreme Court Justices who just reversed decades of election spending reform are some of their "capos" enabling their evil.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • You gotta remember that Dick Cheney, who is still one of the top "capos" in America's economic mafia, has been America's self-anointed assassination king for the last eight years

    The Smirking Chimp - News And Commentary from the Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy

  • The author of this repulsive, traitorous statement, Wisconsin Professor Jennifer Lowenstein, is herself a Jew, but obviously a self-hating member of the tribe, the likes of which have a sordid lineage going back to the "capos" who shoveled their companions into the ovens and collaborated with their murderers.

    Israel Palestine Blogs

  • Resources are concentrated in the hands of a few senior bosses, each employing "capos" commanding bands of low-ranking pirates.

    TheZoo

  • Noticias24 (in Spanish) reports that Chavez called Rosales "Zulia's Corleone" and a "capo mafioso", and that eight paramilitary and drug traffic "capos" have been detained in Zulia, "which is no coincidence."

    Fausta's Blog

  • His capos are middle-managers or department heads, and his soldiers are employees.

    Former Mafia Associate Gives Lessons For Success In Legitimate Business (PHOTOS)

  • The capos wish to live “the American dream,” or the Mexican Dream of What the American Dream Looks Like: big families, big houses, big cars, and other essential luxuries such as private zoos with exotic animals.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

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