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A Checkpoint Primer

November 16, 2016

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A Checkpoint Primer

The Fourth Amendment  states: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things […]

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Ron Stahlman

July 26, 2016

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Ron Stahlman

It is impossible not to compare the cold case arrest and treatment of a black man from Ohio named Leon “Stash” Dudley to the treatment in the cold case arrest of a white biker named Ronald Stahlman seven and a half years ago. And a comparison of the two cases illustrates the capriciousness of American […]

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Memorial Day 2016

May 27, 2016

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Memorial Day 2016

Memorial Day was not imagined to honor veterans, or patriotism, or politicians or the sorts of war heroes who appear in television commercials for the United Services Automobile Association or the Navy Federal Credit Union To be alive on Memorial Day is an obligation – especially for veterans. Memorial Day is the brief moment before […]

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The Motorcycle Gang Intelligence Expert

September 29, 2015

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The Motorcycle Gang Intelligence Expert

“My name is Jeremy Sheetz,” the short, dark haired man in the grey suit says. “I’m an Intel Operations Specialist with the ATF. I’ve been with the ATF since 2003. Since 2006 I’ve been working bikers.” Sheetz wears a dark blue shirt for maximum gangster effect. His receding hair is combed straight back and he […]

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The Don Carlos Video

July 11, 2015

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The Don Carlos Video

A small fraction of the surveillance video shot by the Don Carlos restaurant in Waco between about 12:35 p.m. and about 2:05 p.m. on May 17 was leaked to 65 press contacts including The Aging Rebel yesterday afternoon. The contacts include reporters and editors at the New York Times, Wall Street journal, Washington Post, Houston […]

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Mongols Case End Draws Near

July 7, 2015

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Mongols Case End Draws Near

Late last night Joe Yanny and Elliot Min, the lawyers representing the Mongols Motorcycle Club in its fight to keep its patch, filed a motion with District Judge David O. Carter that asks the judge: To completely dismiss the unprecedented racketeering indictment against the Club forever; rule the government’s attempt to seize the Mongols name […]

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The Punishment Of God

June 23, 2015

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The Punishment Of God

About six hours into a preliminary hearing yesterday, in the ridiculous racketeering case United States versus Mongols Nation, in the Ronald Reagan Courthouse in Santa Ana, California, Federal District Judge David O. Carter smirked at the prosecutors and said, “I haven’t had a long trial in a long time and I miss it.” The audience […]

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The Mongols Nation Fiasco

June 17, 2015

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The Mongols Nation Fiasco

The altogether unreasonable Mongols Nation case, in which two Assistant United States Attorneys named Christopher Brunwin and Stephen Welk decided to try the same racketeering case over and over and over again until they either got the verdict they wanted or the Mongols Motorcycle Club went broke, could be over as soon as next Monday. […]

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We’re Ba-ack

April 15, 2015

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We're Ba-ack

And, we’re ba-ack! The Aging Rebel was hacked seven times on Friday March 27 and has been down for 19 days. The hacks appear to have occurred at 1:43 p.m. Pacific Time, 2:07 p.m., 2:28 p.m., 7:41 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The hacks followed about a month of what either were […]

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Christie Film Saga Jumps Shark

March 6, 2015

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George Christie, the out bad former president of the Ventura charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, is now threatening to sue Nick Mead, the British documentarian who spent more than two years and something more than $100,000 making a documentary about Christie before deciding not to release it. In an email to Mead yesterday, […]

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The Iron Order Racketeering Enterprise

March 5, 2015

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This story was published on March 5, 2015 and edited on March 27 as follows: The original story contained language that suggested that both Joseph Elliott “Captain America” Hamilton and Meridian police officer Donald “Motor Cop” Jenkins were members of the Iron Order Motorcycle Club and that, as officers of the court, they should cooperate […]

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The Vagos Are The Show

February 26, 2015

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George Rowe, who along with Ashley Charles “Tijuana Charles” Wyatt, informed on the Vagos Motorcycle Club during an ATF investigation that would later be named Operation 22 Green, is about to become very famous. Hyperion Media Group and Identity Films are in preproduction for a film based on Rowe’s quasi-novel Gods of Mischief: My Undercover […]

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Outlaw Country

February 23, 2015

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Those wild and crazy guys at Bischoff Hervey Entertainment debut a new television show called Outlaw Country tomorrow night on Chicago superstation WGN at 10 p.m. in all the time zones that count. BHE TV’s last show was a bad joke called The Devils Ride. It was supposed to give Walter Mitty and his boy […]

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