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Sky Is Falling On ATF

17. July 2014

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Sky Is Falling On ATF

Operation Pure Luck, announced on June 27, 2013, was never anything other than a public relations opportunity for a handful of unscrupulous bureaucrats to brag about how they had taken on the outlaw biker menace in Las Vegas and triumphed. The chicken hawks at the news conference were United States Attorney for the District of […]

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Izod Comments On Tipton Murder

13. July 2014

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Izod Comments On Tipton Murder

For the last two weeks, members and apparent supporters of the Iron Order Motorcycle Club have been making pugnacious and inflammatory statements about the respect with which the Iron Order is regarded by more traditional clubs like the American Outlaws Association and the Black Pistons. This morning a commenter who is either an Iron Order […]

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The Iron Order Murder Investigation

9. July 2014

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The Iron Order Murder Investigation

Jacksonville Beach, Florida Police Department Liaison Officer Sergeant Tommy Crumley issued a press release yesterday intended to clarify “a great deal of misinformation circulating in the public” regarding the homicide of Black Pistons patch holder Zachariah Tipton outside Nippers Beach Grille last month. Multiple attempts by The Aging Rebel to obtain a copy of the […]

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22. July 2014

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Navy Calls Iron Order A “Gang”

Navy Calls Iron Order A “Gang”

Today the Commanding Officer of the Naval Air Weapons Station at China Lake in California issued a memorandum to the sailors and Marines under his command that called the Iron Order Motorcycle Club a “gang.” The memorandum has been slightly edited for clarity. The pertinent passage is in paragraph three. The memorandum read: 1. Open […]

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22. July 2014

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Izod, The Wrath Of God

Izod, The Wrath Of God

In 1972, the German director Werner Herzog released a film called Aguirre, the Wrath of God. The film starred the young and edgy Klaus Kinski as the Spanish conquistador Lope de Aguirre who, in the film at least, floated his soldiers down the Orinoco and Amazon Rivers with the promise they would find El Dorado. […]

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21. July 2014

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The Law Abiding Motorcycle Club

The Law Abiding Motorcycle Club

The most compelling story in July continues to be the murder of Zachariah Tipton, a member of the Black Pistons Motorcycle Club, which is frequently categorized as an “outlaw motorcycle club” by a (presumed) prospect with the Iron Order Motorcycle Club which is generally categorized as a “law abiding motorcycle club.” Today, the frequently asked […]

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19. July 2014

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Belt Drive Betty And The Iron Order

Belt Drive Betty And The Iron Order

Members and supporters of the Iron Order Motorcycle Club have been flaming this site for the last two weeks. It isn’t the first time this has happened. The Aging Rebel’s coverage of the murders of John Lindeman and Brad Lutzow in Phoenix in February 2009 infuriated members of the Sober Riders Motorcycle Club as well. […]

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16. July 2014

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Second Hollister Shooting Arrest

Second Hollister Shooting Arrest

Police arrested a second man yesterday in connection with a shooting Sunday, July 6 at a Chevron on San Felipe Road in Hollister, California at the conclusion of Hollister’s annual motorcycle rally. The shooting resulted from a confrontation between members of the Boozefighters Motorcycle Club and members of the Wino’s Crew Motorcycle Club. Three Boozefighters […]

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15. July 2014

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Izod Still Talking

Izod Still Talking

The Iron Order Motorcycle Club continues to try to wash and spin dry the murder of Black Piston Zachariah “Nas T” Tipton outside Nippers Beach Grille in Jacksonville Beach, Florida on June 26. In an interview, Derek Kinner of Folio Weekly asked Iron Order President Ray “Izod” Lubesky (photo above) if members of the Iron […]

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14. July 2014

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Thomas White Is Still Free

Thomas White Is Still Free

“Justice delayed,” the 19th Century British Prime Minister William Gladstone once remarked, “is justice denied.” Most people interpret Gladstone’s remark to mean that he thought justice is a good thing. Meanwhile, in the new and improved America, a 30-year old named Michael McCloskey, whose friends used to call him “Biker Mike,” remains confined to a […]

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11. July 2014

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Help Billy Jack! Help!

Help Billy Jack! Help!

In a 1967 film called Born Losers, the late actor Tom Laughlin introduced an action character named Billy Jack and immortalized the nastiest of stereotypes about the biker menace. After returning home from Vietnam Billy Jack took refuge in the lonesome mountains of San Luis Obispo County on California’s Central Coast. In the inciting incident […]

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10. July 2014

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Feds Talk About The Iron Order

Feds Talk About The Iron Order

Although the Iron Order Motorcycle Club continues to advertise itself as a “law abiding motorcycle club” the ATF is now categorizing it as an “outlaw motorcycle gang.” An unclassified report issued nine days ago by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ Office of Strategic Intelligence and Information included the following “intelligence” about the […]

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10. July 2014

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ATF Bye Bye Bye

ATF Bye Bye Bye

According to an article in yesterday’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, a Republican from Wisconsin, will introduce a bill that will eliminate the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Sensenbrenner is quoted in the article and it is reproduced on his official website. The ATF is the federal police force tasked with ensuring […]

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8. July 2014

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More On The Hollister Shooting

More On The Hollister Shooting

Police in Hollister, California announced yesterday that the shooting Sunday morning at a Chevron on San Felipe Road resulted from a confrontation between the Boozefighters Motorcycle Club and the Wino’s Crew Motorcycle Club. Three unidentified Boozefighters were shot and evacuated to a Bay Area hospital. A fourth Boozefighter, identified by police as Michael Richard Kich, […]

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7. July 2014

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The Hollister Shooting

The Hollister Shooting

There was a shooting in Hollister yesterday morning between members of two motorcycle clubs. Members of both clubs have been reluctant to share details about the shooting so, unfortunately, most information about the incident has been released by police. Most readers of this site understand that multiple police departments including the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, […]

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6. July 2014

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The Iron Order Code

The Iron Order Code

In two conversations recorded earlier this year, Mike “Cgar” Crouse of Fayetteville, North Carolina, the International Sergeant at Arms of the Iron Order Motorcycle Club, made multiple statements indicating that Iron order members were encouraged to provoke confrontations with members of other motorcycle clubs because in Crouse’s words, such confrontations were a “free ticket” to […]

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2. July 2014

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Reference Account #7504785420

Reference Account #7504785420

Black Piston Zachariah J. Tipton was buried today. He leaves behind a wife and three children. Anyone who would like to contribute to a memorial fund to defer funeral and other expenses for his survivors can donate any amount to account number 7504785420 at Vystar Credit Union in Jacksonville, Florida.

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