Archive | June, 2012

A Brief Apology For Technology

June 30, 2012

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The front page of this site is the gateway into a forest of words. The least of it is the 590 stories and notices that have been posted here over the last four years. Most of this site’s content comprises the more than 16,200 comments (so far) that have been left here by readers in […]

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The Vegas COC Suit, Take Two

June 28, 2012

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There was an error in a story published here two days ago. The story was titled “Southern Nevada COC Sues Vegas Metro.” You can read a corrected version of the story here. The original version of the story stated:  The Error “In August 2011, a biker named Robert Barreto, Jr. honked his horn at and […]

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Old Ladies Get Show

June 26, 2012

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One of the lesser known but more ominous signs of impending apocalypse is when The Aging Rebel runs a notice for a casting call. Lock your doors. Load the guns. Fill the bathtub with water. Yesterday this page got the following press release by email: CASTING CALL An award winning production company is looking for […]

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Southern Nevada COC Sues Vegas Metro

June 26, 2012

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This story was published on June 26 and corrected on June 28.  The uncorrected story identified Robert Barreto, Jr. as a party to the suit. He is not and The Aging Rebel apologizes for the error. The Southern Nevada Confederation of Clubs filed a civil rights lawsuit yesterday in federal court against the notorious Las […]

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More Laffing Devils Newz

June 24, 2012

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The closer one looks at The Devils Ride the uglier this show starts to look. The Devils Ride, in case you just got home from a long bit in Chiapas, is the train wreck reality series from the great satan of reality programming, Discovery, and its frolicking imp Bischoff Hervey Entertainment. The show documents the […]

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Mongols Forfeiture Case Update

June 22, 2012

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The heartless legal game that is the four-year-long Mongols prosecution wound a little closer to its end in the last month. Most of the action, or inaction, these days is about whether or not the government of the United States has to return what it stole from members of the club and when and how. […]

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Chino Valley Charges Dismissed

June 21, 2012

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Criminal charges against seven members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club were dismissed Tuesday in Arizona. The charges stemmed from a notorious gunfight between members of the Vagos Motorcycle Club and Hells Angels in Chino Valley, Arizona in August 2010. Chino Valley is a mostly rural, incorporated area about 50 miles south of Ash Fork […]

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Crushing Diamond Dan

June 20, 2012

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Despite an astounding 345 court filings in the last month, there hasn’t been much real action in the Hells Angels RICO case in South Carolina. Formally, the case is called United States of America versus Bifield et al. The United States Attorney for the District of South Carolina, William N. Nettles, has made a conscious […]

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Mongols Make News

June 18, 2012

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During and for at least two years after the administration of Ruben “Doc” Cavazos the Mongols Motorcycle Club was in the news, at least here, four or five times a week. John Walsh of America’s Most Wanted was furious at the club. Police throughout the country were advised by high ranking government officials that they […]

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Three Short Notes

June 18, 2012

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Some recent posts here about a couple of television shows, Sons of Anarchy and The Devils Ride, have attracted new visitors to this site so a little background might encourage them to keep coming back. At least 80 percent of the content on this site is mostly hidden. Since September 2008 – with a long […]

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More Hollywood Crap

June 15, 2012

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Long ago in another millennium, as Harley dealerships came to resemble the gift shops of Gatlinburg, crusty old bikers complained that the whole biker counterculture had become a “fashion show.” The grey beards were startled by the transformation of things people believed, felt, thought, loved and did into a pile of consumer goods. Way back […]

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A Laffing Devil Speaks

June 15, 2012

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For more than six weeks, The Aging Rebel has sought comment about the Discovery Channel series The Devils Ride from either the production company, Bischoff Hervey Entertainment of Santa Monica, or from a member of, or spokesman for, the club. Last night a commenter who identified himself as Hawkster (photo above) a member of the […]

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The Devils Ride Renewed

June 13, 2012

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The Discovery Channel announced Tuesday that The Devils Ride, a campy parody of outlaw motorcycle clubs, is officially a hit and has been renewed for a second “season.” The first season lasted six episodes and it is not clear which of the original cast members will return. They are all terrible actors. The Discovery press […]

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