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Waco’s Little Big Man

May 25, 2015

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Waco's Little Big Man

About 20 seconds into Arthur Penn’s 1970 film Little Big Man, 121-year-old Jack Crabb announces, “I am the sole white survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn popularly known as Custer’s Last Stand.” Last Saturday, about 12 hours into a long holiday weekend, the Washington Post, a paper known mostly for it’s insightful […]

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Memorial Day 2015

May 25, 2015

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Memorial Day 2015

This is the day set aside to honor our Republic of Suffering: The survivors of the men and women who have given their lives for America. This holiday began as a day of remembrance by the suffering survivors of the dead during the American Civil War, a conflict that claimed between 620,000 and 850,000 lives. […]

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Washington Post’s Waco Account

May 23, 2015

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Washington Post's Waco Account

The best place to hide a leaf is in a forest. The best place to hide the truth about what happened six days ago in the parking lot of the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco is in the river of non sequitars and lies a Minnie Pearl clone named W. Patrick Swanton has been spitting […]

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Wacko PD Daily Newz

May 22, 2015

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Wacko PD Daily Newz

Yesterday, the Texas Department of Public Safety leaked a confidential bulletin to CNN, “the most trusted name in news,” that claims that members of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club are arming themselves with “grenades and C4 explosives” and are plotting to kill “high-ranking law enforcement officials and their families with car bombs.” The bulletin lists possible […]

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Statements On The Waco Massacre

May 22, 2015

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Statements On The Waco Massacre

There have been statements this week from the Texas Confederation of Clubs & Independents, the National Coalition of Motorcyclists and NCOM Christian Unity in response to the Waco massacre. They are unlikely to find the news exposure they deserve so The Aging Rebel is reprinting them here. Texas COCI We are saddened by the tragic […]

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The Waco Police Are Lying

May 21, 2015

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The Waco Police Are Lying

For the last four days a glib, specious, Waco police sergeant named Patrick Swanton has been defining the reality of what happened last Sunday in and near a Texas Region One Confederation of Clubs and Independents meeting. The meeting was in a lewdly named restaurant called Twin Peaks in a shopping center called the Central […]

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Waco Massacre Aftermath

May 20, 2015

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Waco Massacre Aftermath

Yesterday in Texas, the Reverend Matthew Hagee, Executive Pastor of the Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, described last Sunday’s Waco massacre and its aftermath, including “all of these arrests of rival biker gangs” as “a sign of the end times.” It might have been the most interesting thing anybody said about the massacre all day. […]

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Waco PD Under Seige Day Three

May 19, 2015

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Waco PD Under Seige Day Three

Most of the world’s press is desperately trying to find a hook on which to hang the unfolding tragedy outside the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas. Over an unknown span of time that was probably less than a minute, nine people were killed last Sunday. Serge Kovaleski reported in the New York Times this […]

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The Waco Police Massacre

May 18, 2015

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The Waco Police Massacre

This story was published on May 17 and corrected on May 18 as follows: No members of the Sons of the South Motorcycle Club were at the event. The Aging Rebel regrets the error. A shoving match in a bathroom at a Confederation of Clubs meeting in Waco, Texas exploded into a war yesterday. Nine […]

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Destroying The Law To Save It

May 16, 2015

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Destroying The Law To Save It

In February 1968, in the lead of a story about a godforsaken place called Ben Tre, the journalist Peter Arnett quoted an unidentified American Army Major as saying, “It became necessary to destroy the town to save it.” The quote became a catch phrase to describe the irony of the first war America lost. Really […]

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Randy Yager Indicted Again

May 14, 2015

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Randy Yager Indicted Again

Yesterday James L. Santelle, who is the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin announced a superseding indictment to an old federal racketeering case titled USA v. O’Neill et al. It was filed against members of the White Region of the American Outlaws Association in 1997. And it was modified yesterday to run […]

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Victory Leapfrogs Harley

May 13, 2015

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Victory Leapfrogs Harley

Victory Motorcycles, which is now, arguably, the premiere manufacturer of V-Twin motorcycles in the United States, will enter two prototype electric racing motorcycles in the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy next month. The course for the June 10 event covers 37.73 miles and the two Victory bikes will race against other electric motorcycles. The Victory […]

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Myrtle Beach Under Siege Day Four

May 12, 2015

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Myrtle Beach Under Siege Day Four

The greater Myrtle Beach, South Carolina metropolitan area remains under siege this morning. For purposes of the annual May siege, authorities define the greater Myrtle Beach metropolitan area to encompasses a 75-mile-long stretch of coast that extends from Shallotte, North Carolina to Georgetown, South Carolina and about as far inland as Conway, South Carolina which […]

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