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Iron Order Held Blameless

April 16, 2019

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Iron Order Held Blameless

In a 33-page ruling published last week, a Philadelphia judge named Kenneth J. Powell Jr. reaffirmed his own decision that the Iron Order Motorcycle Club as a whole could not be sued for the homicide of Tonya Marie Focht in the parking lot of a bistro named the Bar-B-Q Pit in Lower Heidelberg Township, Pennsylvania […]

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Getting The Gypsy Joker

April 12, 2019

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Getting The Gypsy Joker

If what the expensive, high priority, slow motion federal racketeering case against the Gypsy Joker Motorcycle Club is and is not about was not obvious before, it became obvious yesterday. The case is not about a “community at risk” and respect “for law and order,” as Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice […]

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History And Memory

April 3, 2019

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History And Memory

Yesterday, as even The Washington Post quickly discovered. McLennan County District Attorney Barry Johnson threw up his hands, dismissed all the pending charges that lingered, stinking, from the Twin Peaks Mass Murder, like corpses rotting in the Texas sun, and declared it was time to “end this nightmare that we have been dealing with in […]

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Waco Day 1417

April 2, 2019

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Waco Day 1417

An earlier version of this story neglected to mention the murder of Manuel Isaac “Candy Man” Rodriguez. The Aging Rebel regrets the error. This morning, McLennan County Texas District Attorney Barry Johnson abandoned the prosecution of 24 remaining defendants charged in connection to The Twin Peaks Mass Murder. “This is a difficult decision which must […]

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Utah Legalizes “Lane Filtering”

March 27, 2019

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Utah Legalizes "Lane Filtering"

Last week, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed into law a bill that will allow very limited “lane filtering” for motorcyclists on Utah roads. The new law allows motorcyclists to ride between lines of cars under certain rigid conditions: The cars must be stopped; the roads must have a posted speed limit of 45 miles per […]

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Arlen Darryl Ness

March 25, 2019

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Arlen Darryl Ness

The American artist Arlen Darryl Ness died last week. The next day, his Dublin, California based company, Arlen Ness Motorcycles, announced via Facebook: “It is with heavy hearts that we announce Arlen Ness the visionary, loving husband, father, grandfather and leader of our family passed away last night March 22, 2019. Arlen passed away comfortably […]

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El Cortez Shooting

March 22, 2019

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El Cortez Shooting

Three men arrested in connection to a shooting at the El Cortez Hotel and Casino on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas last Saturday night appear unlikely to be convicted. The suspects are Travis Callahan of Las Vegas and Matthew Norris and Roberto Romero of Tucson. All three are charged with four counts of conspiracy […]

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Bowman Funeral

March 15, 2019

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Bowman Funeral

Harry Joseph “Taco” Bowman, the international president of the American Outlaws Association from 1984 until 1997, will be laid to rest tomorrow, March 16, in Dayton, Ohio. Bowman, one of the last larger-than-life motorcycle outlaws, died at the beginning of this month of a stroke following a long illness at the Federal Medical Center in […]

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Pittsburgh Police Pagans Preamble

March 11, 2019

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Pittsburgh Police Pagans Preamble

On October 4, 2018, eight days before four drunken Pittsburgh cops attacked four Pagan Motorcycle Club members in a bald-faced declaration that local police are above the law, an Allegheny County Investigating Grand Jury issued a blistering report accusing the Pittsburgh Police Department and the local police union of attempting to obstruct justice during the […]

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Crusade Against Bandidos Continues

March 8, 2019

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Crusade Against Bandidos Continues

Eric Fuchs, the Assistant United States Attorney in San Antonio who railroaded former Bandidos national officers Jeffrey Pike and John Portillo into prison, has claimed another victim. Wednesday, Fuchs convinced a grand jury to return an indictment that began: “On or about February 22,2019, in the Western District of Texas, the defendant, Alberet DeLeon did […]

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The Kopy’s Miracle

March 6, 2019

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The Kopy’s Miracle

There was a real miracle in Kopy’s bar in Pittsburgh in the early morning hours of October 12, 2018. The miracle was that four, drunk, Pittsburgh cops didn’t murder everybody in the place. If they had, their innocent victims would have been vilified and the murderers would have been celebrated. Probably statues of the murderers […]

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Thomas “Grub” Freeland, Jr.

March 5, 2019

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Thomas “Grub” Freeland, Jr.

Thomas “Grub” Freeland, Jr., a founder of the Warlocks Motorcycle Club, died last week near Columbia, South Carolina. Freeland grew up in Lockhart, Florida, north of Orlando and enlisted in the Navy in 1965 when he was at 17. He spent nine months assigned to the USS Tutuila in support of Naval and Army operations […]

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Pagans Pay Their Respects

March 5, 2019

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Pagans Pay Their Respects

Members of the Pagans Motorcycle Club have asked The Aging Rebel to prominently run the following brief message from their club to members of the A.O.A. At a time when our Nations are at odds with each other myself and the Pagan Nation would like to express our condolences for the loss of your brother […]

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