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Go Ahead, Make My Christmas

November 30, 2016

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Go Ahead, Make My Christmas

The truth may set you free but it is not free. Not here, at least. At least not at this end of here. The Aging Rebel is not a well known site but at least some of what you have been able to read here for free over the last eight years has been influential. […]

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Veterans Day 2016

November 11, 2016

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Veterans Day 2016

This day of reflection began as a remembrance of the Great War, the war to end war. The new technology of war that flowered between 1914 and 1918 included tanks, indirect artillery fire, aerial spotters, machine guns and the smokeless powder that made them feasible, telephones, electricity, topographic maps, rifles with interchangeable parts, hand grenades, […]

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Geofeedia Etcetera

October 24, 2016

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Geofeedia Etcetera

There is a big election in two weeks. Many people seem to be worked up about it. Some of them have been expressing themselves on social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and Vimeo. So it might be appropriate to briefly remind readers that you have no “reasonable expectation of privacy” on the internet and […]

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Waco Case Deadlines

September 19, 2016

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Waco Case Deadlines

It is unlikely that any of the Waco Twin Peaks criminal conspiracy cases will be resolved before Monday, July 31, 2017. That is the date when federal prosecutors now must present their witness lists to defense attorneys in a federal racketeering case titled United States v. Portillo et al. That indictment in that case never […]

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Our EPA Strikes Again

August 19, 2016

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Our EPA Strikes Again

Everybody who has been around American motorcycles long enough to have an opinion that counts knows what the Harley tax is. The Environmental Protection Agency thinks it means something else. The Harley tax is the price you have to pay to transform the brand-new Harley-Davidson motorcycle you bought into the bike you want to ride. […]

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Christie Still Liar, Thief

July 29, 2016

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Christie Still Liar, Thief

This page would probably just ignore George Christie’s soulless money grubbing and prattle if he would just stop blaming this page for it. Even Christie’s enemies think talking about him enriches and validates the shameless son of a bitch. But he keeps blaming this page for who he is, so in the fewest possible words […]

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Enjoy The Fireworks

July 1, 2016

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Enjoy The Fireworks

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which […]

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Disbar Abel Reyna

June 30, 2016

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Disbar Abel Reyna

Suits brought yesterday to disbar Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby and another against five prosecutors in Indiana raise the troubling question of why McLennan County, Texas District Attorney Abelino Reyna still holds a law license. There are multiple precedents for disbarring unethical prosecutors. George Washington University law professor John F. Banzhaf III, who brought […]

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You Can Comment Again

March 30, 2016

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You Can Comment Again

Although the front end of this site, the part people surf into and see, has remained up the back end of this site, the part where content is uploaded and comments are moderated has been down for two days. It wasn’t any of the usual suspects. A very fine, third party piece of software integral […]

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Justice In El Lay

February 11, 2016

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Justice In El Lay

It was 88 degrees in the motorcycle outlaw capital of America yesterday. Bikes threw up little rooster tails of crumbling asphalt as they put-put-putted down the rotting roads. The roads and the heat and the police and the $3.50 a gallon gasoline come with the territory. The rest of the country does not give a […]

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Dear Infidel — An Editorial

February 1, 2016

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Dear Infidel -- An Editorial

This morning, a reader with the screen handle Infidel wrote: “Ok, bear with me. “I am not affiliated with law enforcement nor 1% clubs in any manner. I do ride a HD and love it. “I have written several papers on LEMCs (during my graduate work on subcultures) and the issues surrounding the acrimony expressed […]

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Cops To Go Nuts

November 30, 2015

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Cops To Go Nuts

This is the season that drives outlaw biker experts nuts. Next month will mark the 42nd anniversary of the first two biker toy runs in Los Angeles and Bergen, New Jersey. At the time, a gang detective told the Los Angeles Times, “I suppose Hitler did some good things, too.” The song has never changed. […]

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An Appeal To American Journalists

November 23, 2015

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An Appeal To American Journalists

The first words in the supreme law of this nation are “We the people.” Power in our country resides with the people and not with the administrators of our public affairs. In order to ensure that the people’s power continued to reside with the people our founders broke our government into three parts called the […]

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