Archive | January, 2015

Christie’s Credibility Questioned

January 29, 2015

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Nick Mead, the British documentarian who spent more than four years and a small fortune making a film about former Hells Angel George Christie, has killed the project because he came to doubt Christie’s credibility. The film, titled The Last American Outlaw, had secured two distribution deals for all formats including theatrical, DVD, television and […]

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Bucket List Sturgis

January 28, 2015

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The city of Sturgis, South Dakota is desperately trying to convince a million motorcycle enthusiasts to attend this year’s Black Hills Rally. The rally dates this year are August 3 through 9 and it is officially the 75th rally. An Indian dealer named Clarence “Pappy” Hoel started the rally 77 years ago in 1938. But […]

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Smile Drivers And Other Official Enemies

January 27, 2015

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On January 16, soon to be ex-Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder announced what most of the press interpreted to be “reforms” in civil asset forfeiture. Civil asset forfeiture is a procedure that allows police to seize cash, cars, suspected contraband and property from anyone without first proving the commission of a crime […]

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News Flash, Prosecutors Lie

January 26, 2015

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has been shocked this month to discover that prosecutors lie, cheat and steal to win cases and advance their pathetic careers. This sudden, blinding realization is reminiscent of the fictional, French police Captain Louis Renault who was “shocked, shocked” to discover gambling in Rick’s Café Américain in the movie […]

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Devils Diciples Still On Trial

January 23, 2015

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As this is being written, the trial of Devils Diciples National President Jeff Garvin “Fat Dog” Smith, National Vice-President Paul “Pauli” Darrah and alleged National Warlord Cary “Gun Control” Vandiver is entering its 117th day. The men were indicted 30 months ago. The grand jury that indicted them was convened 17 months before that. The […]

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VLAD Laws And Rupert Murdoch

January 22, 2015

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An academic study released earlier this week portrays the Australian state of Queensland’s Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment (VLAD) laws, aimed at outlawing motorcycle clubs, as a cruel and cynical hoax. Members of Queensland’s ruling Liberal National Party have portrayed crimes committed by bikers, particularly club members, to be a major public danger in Australia. The […]

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Jorge Gil-Blanco’s Resume

January 21, 2015

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CURRICULUM VITAE JORGE GIL-BLANCO Expert Qualifications: Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs Law Enforcement Experience and Assignments January 1973 to September 1974 Los Angeles Police Department Patrol Officer September 1974 to April 1978 Sacramento Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Investigator and undercover work Patrol Deputy Custody Deputy Court Security Deputy April 1978 to July 2004 San Jose Police Department Training […]

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Warrantless Radar Searches

January 20, 2015

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Both USA Today and the Daily Mail reported yesterday that at least 50 American police forces, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Marshals Service, have been using a device called Range-R (pronounced ranger) Radar to conduct warrantless searches of homes for at least two years. The Range-R is manufactured by L-3 Communications […]

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Expertise, Talk And Gossip

January 19, 2015

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The Lakeport, California trial of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club resumed last week. Technically, only three members of the club named Timothy R. Bianchi, Nicholas F. Carrillo and Josh L. Johnson are on trial. They are accused of beating a Vago named Michael Anthony Burns in Lakeport in June 2011. Burns has maintained since the […]

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Sturgis 2090

January 15, 2015

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Harley-Davidson announced this morning that Harley is now the “official motorcycle” of the annual Black Hills Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. The annual rally was started by an Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company dealer in Sturgis named Clarence “Pappy” Hoel. Hoel formed the Jackpine Gypsies Motorcycle Club in 1936. The first Black Hills Rally was held […]

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Attention Vagos, Mongols, Outlaws And Jason Hervey

January 14, 2015

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So who is up for a six part, scripted, cable miniseries about American hero Ashley Charles Wyatt or, as he now prefers to be known Charles Falco? What about a new incarnation of Gangland? What about a new incarnation of Gangland that is a scripted miniseries about Charles Falco to air on the History Channel […]

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The Lords Among Warriors MC Bust

January 13, 2015

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Five men in suburban Pittsburgh were arrested on federal charges yesterday in three separate court cases based on a single undercover investigation. The three affidavits that support the arrests link the men to a motorcycle club called The LAW Motorcycle Club. Several news outlets including television station WTAE and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review are reporting the […]

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Tim Medvetz

January 12, 2015

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Tim Medvetz was on 60 Minutes last night. If you’ve never heard of Medvetz, it is about time you did. He is a big, handsome guy who was the singer/actress Cher’s boyfriend for five years. He failed to climb Mount Everest in 2006 but returned and successfully summited the next year. Both climbs became part […]

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