Robert Paul “Bobby” Twigg

February 23, 2018

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Robert Paul “Bobby” Twigg

Robert Paul “Bobby” Twigg, Jr., a member of the Rock Hill Chapter of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club in Antioch, West Virginia died last Saturday, February 17, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center in Cumberland. Twigg was a graduate of Hampshire High School in Romney, West Virginia. He was an Army veteran, a multi-craft technician […]

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February 22, 2018

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Your Head On Government Transparency

Your Head On Government Transparency

Someone asked “What is happening with the Bandidos trial in San Antonio.” “This is all I know.” I replied. On August 11, 2016 trial was set for August 7, 2017. On May 5, 2017 trial was reset for February 5, 2018. On January 2, 2018 trial was reset for February 27, 2018. On January 30, […]

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February 21, 2018

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Kingsmen Trial Underway

Kingsmen Trial Underway

The first Kingsmen racketeering trial began yesterday in Buffalo. The defendants are former Kingsmen Motorcycle Club national president David Pirk; former Florida/Tennessee Regional President Timothy Enix; and convicted murderer Andre Jenkins. All four men are accused of RICO conspiracy; possession of firearms in furtherance of a crime of violence; using and maintaining premises for drug […]

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February 20, 2018

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Reyna Versus The Biker Gang Trope

Reyna Versus The Biker Gang Trope

McLennan County District Attorney Abelino Reyna released a professionally produced, four minute 34 second, campaign video last Saturday that makes it clear that he is running against a fascinating idea – the “biker gang trope” – rather than a real person named Barry Johnson. A trope, at least in postmodern literature, is a slogan that […]

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February 19, 2018

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Gangs, Gangs, Gangs, Gangs

Gangs, Gangs, Gangs, Gangs

Until last year in California, you could become a “documented gang member” and never know it. Because most gang databases remain secret it is impossible to know how many people stand accused of guilt by association without their knowledge throughout the United States. “Criminal Intelligence Systems” are authorized by the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe […]

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February 16, 2018

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Waco Plot Point Two

Waco Plot Point Two

The late screenwriting guru Syd Field thought that every proper, two hour movie had three acts and two plot points. The first plot point comes about 20 minutes into a film and ends act one. The second plot point pops up about an hour later and propels the story into act three. The real, tragic […]

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February 15, 2018

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Allan “Gut” Terk

Allan “Gut” Terk

Allan “Gut” Terk a former Hells Angel, Merry Prankster, artist, graphic designer, psychedelic pioneer, drug addict, recluse, cowboy and minor 70s icon died January 18 of cancer at his home near Reno. Terk was a Navy veteran who became a member of the Sacramento, Berdoo and Oakland charters of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. He […]

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February 15, 2018

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Dear Brad H.

Dear Brad H.

In reference to a story titled “Getting Weird Again” published here on February 13 you write: “Actually, a good defense lawyer should be able to get any videos of this man excluded from evidence on the grounds he is not in any way connected to BMC Northern Hemisphere, has no connection to Mr. Pike or […]

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February 13, 2018

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Getting Weird Again

Getting Weird Again

A couple of stories have popped up this week that illustrate the escalating tension between the usually mundane reality of the motorcycle club world and the lurid interpretation of that world that people seem to want to buy – which also happens to be what many lazy and underemployed prosecutors and policemen want people to […]

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February 12, 2018

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Ronald S. “Rocky” Bedics, Jr.

Ronald S. “Rocky” Bedics, Jr.

Ronald S. “Rocky” Bedics, Jr. of Allentown, Pennsyslvania, a longtime member of the Pagans Motorcycle Club, died last Monday, February 5, at St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network in Bethlehem. He was a former construction worker. In addition to his club brothers, he is survived by his father, Ronald S. Bedics, Sr.; his longtime companion […]

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February 12, 2018

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Change Your Brake Fluid

Change Your Brake Fluid

Last Wednesday Harley-Davidson recalled 175,000 motorcycles in the United States and 251,000 motorcycles worldwide because not all owners are changing their brake fluid every two years. If you don’t know you should know that brake fluid attracts moisture. That water in the lines can corrode brake components. In this case the water is affecting Harley’s […]

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February 8, 2018

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How Much – A Sidebar

How Much – A Sidebar

Attorneys Clint Broden, Brian Bouffard and David Conrad Beyer held a 30 minute press conference in the rotunda of the McLennan County Courthouse early this afternoon. They appeared with their clients Jorge Daniel Salinas and Billy Jason McRee. McRee, represented by Beyer, remains accused of being part of a criminal conspiracy that led to nine […]

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February 8, 2018

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Something Like Justice

Something Like Justice

Nine hundred ninety-nine days after saving Waco from the biker hordes, corrupt McLennan County District Attorney Abelino Reyna gnawed off one of his own toes today. He had no choice. It was the only way he could get himself out of a trap called the truth. There was some possibility that Reyna might have been […]

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