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Chutzpah

September 13, 2019

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Chutzpah

Chutzpah is a Yiddish word that means brazen audacity. The most common, folk definition of the word is “Murdering your mother and your father and then throwing yourself on the mercy of the court because you are an orphan.” Chutzpah connotes such a total denial of individual responsibility that it stuns bystanders speechless. Chutzpah. Pronounced […]

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Flogging Brancato

September 5, 2019

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Flogging Brancato

Agostino Brancato has been on the witness stand since August 13. Ponder that. There has been no news of the ongoing Vegas Vagos trial since August 15, at 9:25 a.m. when David Ferrara of the Las Vegas Review-Journal informed the world :An undercover agent who infiltrated a Las Vegas chapter of the Vagos Motorcycle Club […]

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When Gary Sold His Soul

September 4, 2019

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When Gary Sold His Soul

If you listen carefully while you read the following brief excerpts from a transcript of an interview former Vagos Motorcycle Club member Gary “Jabbers” Rudnick gave to Detectives John Patton and Rob Begbie and others, in the Washoe County JaiI on February 15, 2012, you can actually hear his soul leaving his body GR: WILL […]

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Kingsmen Tragedy Finally Ends

August 29, 2019

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Kingsmen Tragedy Finally Ends

The tragedy of the once venerable Kingsmen Motorcycle Club is finally over. Yesterday, Federal District Judge Elizabeth Wolford sentenced former Kingsmen regional president and national treasurer Timothy “Blaze” Enix to 20 years in prison for Racketeering Conspiracy, possession of firearms in furtherance of a crime of violence and using and maintaining premises for drug distribution. […]

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Sutter Too White For Mayans MC

August 29, 2019

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Sutter Too White For Mayans MC

For the last decade FX has been shoveling the impeccable authenticity of its motorcycle club shows down everybody’s throats. The network was still at it Tuesday. Kurt Sutter announced at the premiere of the first episode of the second season of the motorcycle outlaw telenovela, Mayans MC, that he will resign as the television program’s […]

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Desperate Men

August 24, 2019

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Desperate Men

The prosecutors in the ongoing trial of eight members of the Vagos Motorcycle Club in Las Vegas are trying to convict the defendants of multiple crimes with the help of an undercover cop named Agostino Brnacato and four desperate men. Those four are: Jefferson Dee “Lunchbox” Martin, who was arrested by Department of Homeland Security […]

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The Star Witness

August 20, 2019

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The Star Witness

So far the star witness in the continuing trial of eight members of the Vagos Motorcycle Club has been a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy named Agostino Brancato. Brancato is a long-time member of the venerable, Los Angeles-based “One Percenter Task Force” which is directly responsible or tangentially involved with most of the biker investigations […]

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Peter Fonda

August 17, 2019

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Peter Fonda

Peter Fonda, the Hollywood brat who grew up to co-write, produce and co-star in the widely revered biker movie Easy Rider 50years ago, died yesterday of lung cancer. Easy Rider is simultaneously one of the most fondly remembered and worst movies of all time. It lent its name to the first real biker magazine. The […]

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Vegas Tire Fire Continues

August 15, 2019

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Vegas Tire Fire Continues

This is day four of the Vagos racketeering trial in Las Vegas. Maybe you heard. Maybe you didn’t. If you live within 500 miles of Vegas maybe you have smelled it. The Las Vegas Review-Journal’s coverage has been minimal. The case against the Vagos took nine years to duct tape together. After all that the […]

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That Stench In Vegas

August 13, 2019

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That Stench In Vegas

The government has finally painted itself into a corner, in the Mojave in the hottest month of summer so as to keep the national press away, Not that the national press bothers to cover big trials anymore – trials always last very, very, very many news cycles. This is in the city built on stolen […]

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Killing Like It’s 1969

August 7, 2019

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Killing Like It's 1969

One must guess what 69’ers Motorcycle Club members Christopher Brian “Durty” Cosimano and Michael Dominick “Pumpkin” Mencher were thinking when they went to war with the Outlaws in 2017. An obvious guess is that they thought they could get away with it. The 69’ers – Outlaw war was almost an exercise in nostalgia. In the […]

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Doh!

July 22, 2019

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Doh!

Fourteen months ago, on May 23, 2018, Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announced that 150 police served search warrants on 29 locations in Woonsocket, Burrillville, Chepachet, North Smithfield, North Providence and Warwick, Rhode Island and in Blackstone, Bellingham, Milford and Charlton, […]

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Pagans In The News

July 17, 2019

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Pagans In The News

Either the Pagans Motorcycle Club has hired a press agent and he’s doing a hell of a job or the Department of Justice, which has many press agents, is trying to smear mud on the club in anticipation of the day when some federal prosecutor’s dream comes true. About a month ago, a couple of […]

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