Archive | February, 2016

Ledbetter Wants His Damn Trial

February 29, 2016

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Ledbetter Wants His Damn Trial

The criminal cases in Waco that flowered after the Twin Peaks Massacre last May 17 have become a grotesque parody of justice – whatever the meaning of “justice” might now be. Justice has obviously become much more complicated than what all those dead, white men who wrote the Constitution meant when they made the noise […]

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Court Calls Cuts Contraband

February 26, 2016

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Court Calls Cuts Contraband

The Second District Appellate Court of Illinois ruled Tuesday that three “Black in Color Leather Vests With Attached Outlaws Motorcycle Club Patches” were a kind of contraband called “derivative contraband” and could be seized by the state. The ruling affirmed a decision by lower court judge Sharon L. Prather. Her decision had been appealed by […]

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James “Dago” Marchellino

February 25, 2016

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James "Dago" Marchellino

Somebody you would have liked died Tuesday. James “Dago” Marchellino was a 36 year 11 month veteran of the Sons of Silence Motorcycle Club, a lover of life, a shrewd observer, an ex-convict, a singer of songs and sometimes an inspiration to those who knew him. He wrote: This centerpiece and rocker’s from the family […]

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JP Peterson Gets A Pass

February 24, 2016

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JP Peterson Gets A Pass

The Texas State Commission on Judicial Conduct gave McLennan County Justice of the Peace Walter H. “Pete” Peterson a pass Monday. Peterson, whose resume includes a stint as a Copperas Cove police officer, 32 years as a highway patrolman and a brief tenure as an instructor at the McLennan Community College Law Enforcement Academy, rubber […]

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Friend Of The Iron Order

February 23, 2016

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Friend Of The Iron Order

If you are trying to avoid members of the Iron Order, you might want to skip this year’s Four Corners Motorcycle Rally. The rally sort of dates to 1993 when former United States Senator, and motorcycle enthusiast, Ben Nighthorse Campbell invented the Four Corners Iron Horse Motorcycle Rally. The Labor Day Weekend event was cancelled […]

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Redneck Patch Holder Arrested

February 22, 2016

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Redneck Patch Holder Arrested

Jimmy Frank Williams, a member of the Rednecks Motorcycle Club, was arrested over the weekend in connection with a gunfight between members and associates of the Rednecks and the Iron Order motorcycle Club last Friday near Harrah, Oklahoma. Police are close mouthed about what they think Williams might have done. According to a single source […]

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More Air Miles For Shark

February 20, 2016

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More Air Miles For Shark

There was another Iron Order Motorcycle Club involved shooting last night, at the gas pumps of the Kickapoo Convenience Store near Harrah, Oklahoma. Harrah is about 25 miles east of Oklahoma City. The pumps are about a hundred yards from the Kickapoo Casino Harrah. Shootings involving the Iron Order are becoming increasingly frequent. Three weeks […]

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The DOJ’s Bully Pulpit

February 20, 2016

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The DOJ's Bully Pulpit

Patricia A. Donahue, Tracy L. Wilkison and Allen W. Chiu, the Assistant United States Attorneys who want Apple Incorporated to hack it’s own product, the iPhone, filed a motion yesterday to compel the tech company to obey. The motion is oblivious to the ever diminishing influence of former Associate Justice Louis Brandeis on American law. […]

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The Hyper-Secret Bandidos Case

February 19, 2016

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The Hyper-Secret Bandidos Case

Forty-five days after bragging that a racketeering indictment had “struck a significant blow to the Bandidos criminal enterprise” the Department of Justice remains unwilling to give the public a glimpse at any evidence that might substantiate the charges in a 23-page, surplusage filled indictment against Bandidos Motorcycle Club vice president John Xavier Portillo, president Jeffrey […]

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Liberty v. Security In Berdoo

February 17, 2016

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Liberty v. Security In Berdoo

Citing a 1789 statute called the All Writs Act, a United States District Court of Central California Magistrate Judge named Sheri Pym yesterday ordered tech giant Apple Incorporated to hack an iPhone that formerly belonged to dead San Bernardino terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook. The implications for ordinary citizens who carry their lives around in their […]

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Iron Order Cyber Bullied

February 16, 2016

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Iron Order Cyber Bullied

There have still been no charges filed against Iron Order Motorcycle Club hit man Derrick “Kong” Duran. Duran shot and killed one member of the Mongols Motorcycle Club and seriously wounded another at the Colorado Motorcycle Exposition in Denver on January 30. Everybody knows he did it. The police know. They aren’t stupid, only corrupt. […]

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Breaking Bad In Idaho

February 15, 2016

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Breaking Bad In Idaho

The old southern phrase “breaking bad” can mean, among other things, defying authority. The phrase is also the name of AMC’s most successful television series ever, about a chemistry teacher in Albuquerque with incurable lung cancer who sells a little crank to build a nest egg for his family. The phrase also might apply to […]

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Waco Judge Orders Feds To Fess Up

February 12, 2016

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Waco Judge Orders Feds To Fess Up

The Twin Peaks Massacre case just got a lot more focused. Ruling from the bench, District Judge Matt Johnson ordered the state of Texas “to reveal the identity of confidential informants and undercover law enforcement officials who were either present at Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas on May 17, 2015 or who were material […]

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