Prohibition - The lack of a solid popular consensus for the ban resulted in the growth of vast criminal organizations, including the modern American Mafia, and various other criminal cliques. Widespread disregard of the law also generated rampant corruption among politicians and within police forces.
Ambam, a 21 year old Silverback gorilla, walks on his hind legs at Port Lympne Zoo in Kent Southeast England, on January 28, 2011. The male name Ambam, is part of a bachelor group of critically endangered Western Lowland Gorillas at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent. [Also on this board is a one minute VIDEO of him walking. st] AFP PHOTO/Ben Stansall