Archive | February, 2010

Trouble In Tennessee

February 28, 2010

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There was another motorcycle-outlaw-related news spectacular in Southeastern Tennessee the other day. Television just doesn’t get any better than a lock off shot of a bunch of Outlaws doing the perp walk in bright orange jumpsuits. The online faux newspaper, the Chattanoogan -not a newspaper but an amazing simulation- gave this utterly contrived and cynically […]

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Dear Jarhead

February 25, 2010

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Jarhead writes about the Mongols case to say: “If you cop a plea, it is because you know you ARE guilty and going to trial is going to be a losing situation that will add years to your sentence. If you were innocent you would take it to trial and have the truth speak for […]

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It’s A Club! Not A Gang!

February 24, 2010

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If you are a biker, especially if you are a patch holder, you only have to read the next paragraph. When your club gets hit with a RICO charge the first thing you should do is call an attorney is West Virginia named Deirdre H. Purdy. Her phone number is 304-655-7232. You may also find […]

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Let’s Meet Sutar

February 23, 2010

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The Feds called him “Sutar.” In Norse mythology the Twilight of the Gods would begin when a Sun spirit named Sutar came north out of the hot place to destroy the old order. Norse mythology figures prominently in the identity of the Pagans Motorcycle Club so when the FBI hired an informant in April 2004 […]

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Mongols Case Winding Down

February 22, 2010

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The case against members of the Mongols Motorcycle Club, United States versus Cavazos and others is winding down. In the last two weeks Judge Otis D. Wright has sentenced eight defendants in the case. On February 9th, Jaime Flores pled guilty to “distributing” 9.5 grams, about a third of an ounce he methamphetamine. Wright sentenced […]

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The Agent Who Became Lost

February 21, 2010

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“On November 15, 2006,” according to a government document, “Special Agent Daniel Hebert of ATF’s New Orleans Field Office” officially reported that he had spoken to an unnamed Hells Angel. The unnamed Angel told Hebert he had talked to a club brother named Doug Wistrom and he had learned from Wistrom that the Hells Angels […]

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Sober Requiem

February 14, 2010

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A year ago, about 11 pm on February 17th 2009, two men named John Lindeman and Brad Lutzow died in the parking of lot of a QuikTrip gas station and convenience store near 19th and Peoria Avenues in Phoenix, Arizona. Lindeman and Lutzow were both members of a clean and sober motorcycle club named the […]

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American Chopper Mercifully Put Down

February 8, 2010

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Somewhere in the idiot sphere millionaire machinist Paul Teutel Sr. will still rage and spit. Somewhere Paulie the temperamental artist will never stop trying to transform a perfectly rideable motorcycle into a nine foot long, 800 pound butterfly. And, for as long as electromagnetic waves persist in interstellar space, Mikey will always be a moron. […]

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The Rabbit Hole In West Virginia

February 5, 2010

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There is an old joke in Los Angeles. The President wants to know who has the best police force so he releases a rabbit into a forest and tells cops from every city to go find it. Three minutes later the Los Angeles Police Department drives out of the forest with a bloody and beaten […]

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Your Maine Noise Victims

February 4, 2010

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Andy Ford is mad as a hell and he refuses to put up with you anymore! Andy Ford. Surely you must know Andy Ford! Well then, you must have at least observed that there is a gentle rhythm to the motorcycling year. In most of the United States there is the season of riding away […]

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Indicia Warrant From Hell

February 2, 2010

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Kevin O’Neill, a member of the American Outlaws Association currently confined to a cage, recently posted a nice piece on Indicia Search Warrants. If you have not yet read it yet you can find O’Neill’s essay at fedsgonebad.blogspot.com. Indicia (pronounced in-DISH-hee-uh) is a legal term that means “signs” or “indications” and it is the pretext […]

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New Judges In Mongols Case

February 1, 2010

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What remains of the 17-month-old, federal racketeering case against 78 members and associates of the Mongols Motorcycle Club has now been assigned to two judges in separate counties in Southern California. Florence-Marie Cooper, who previously presided over the Mongols case died January 15th. She will be replaced by the Honorable Otis D. Wright and the […]

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