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It’s Baa-ack

January 18, 2017

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It’s Baa-ack

Last Friday Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (in the photo above), a Republican from Wisconsin, reintroduced the ATF Elimination Act. The bill would dissolve the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and merge its exclusive duties into existing federal agencies. Sensenbrenner introduced the act for the first time on March 4, 2015. The bill has languished […]

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Bandidos Y Traviezos

November 2, 2016

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Bandidos Y Traviezos

The El Paso Police Department’s Gang Unit acting in cooperation with the Texas Department of Public Safety, the Horizon, Texas Police Department, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, arrested a member of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, two members of the Brass Knuckle Motorcycle Club and four members […]

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Operation Fearless Still Stinks

September 13, 2016

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Operation Fearless Still Stinks

Operation Fearless was an attempted entrapment of members of the American Outlaws Association in Milwaukee by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives that began in July 2011 and eventually ended in chaos in September 2012. The ATF committed six agents to the project and eventually enjoyed the cooperation and support of the FBI […]

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Jay Dobyns Loses Again

March 9, 2016

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Jay Dobyns Loses Again

Fame whore Jay Dobyns’ eight-year-long, mostly secret lawsuit against the ATF seems about to actually end. In anticipation of that end, Dobyns told the Dobyns-friendly Arizona Republic that he wasn’t going to get richer because U.S. Court of Federal Claims Chief Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith was incompetent. Dobyns was an agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, […]

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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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The Shadows Of Waco

September 30, 2015

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The Shadows Of Waco

Today GQ Magazine became the latest national publication to officially notice the ATF instigated police massacre in Waco last May 17. Staff writer Nathaniel Penn gives the incident 5,000 words and, since he is mostly clueless about the context in which the Twin Peaks massacre occurred and he knows it, he admirably resists the temptation […]

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The Motorcycle Gang Intelligence Expert

September 29, 2015

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The Motorcycle Gang Intelligence Expert

“My name is Jeremy Sheetz,” the short, dark haired man in the grey suit says. “I’m an Intel Operations Specialist with the ATF. I’ve been with the ATF since 2003. Since 2006 I’ve been working bikers.” Sheetz wears a dark blue shirt for maximum gangster effect. His receding hair is combed straight back and he […]

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Spinning Waco

June 15, 2015

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Spinning Waco

Either the Waco police are lying or the eyewitnesses are. Apparently, a deliberate disinformation campaign began about 45 minutes after the deadly biker massacre in the Twin Peaks restaurant parking lot in Waco on May 17. One must use the word “apparently” because that is how disinformation works. Three separate narratives describe what happened that […]

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Mongols Case Judge Quits

May 27, 2015

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Mongols Case Judge Quits

Federal District Judge Otis D. Wright II abruptly quit the Mongols Nation case yesterday afternoon. Prosecutors in the case, who were forewarned of his decision, are seeking to convict the club as a racketeering enterprise and seize the club’s name and unique logo. The racketeering case was suggested to prosecutors by Judge Wright who was […]

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Waco’s Little Big Man

May 25, 2015

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Waco's Little Big Man

About 20 seconds into Arthur Penn’s 1970 film Little Big Man, 121-year-old Jack Crabb announces, “I am the sole white survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn popularly known as Custer’s Last Stand.” Last Saturday, about 12 hours into a long holiday weekend, the Washington Post, a paper known mostly for it’s insightful […]

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Fishing For RICO In Yakima

April 29, 2015

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Fishing For RICO In Yakima

The criminalization of just about everything and the federalization of just about all law enforcement took another big stride in Yakima, Washington this week. Police Chief Dominic Rizzi Jr., a former Chicago Police Department watch commander who has had the Yakima job for three years, announced that his department’s ten-man “gang unit” will be merged […]

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The News Cycle

April 27, 2015

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The News Cycle

This story was published on April 27, 2015 and was corrected on September 20, 2015 as follows: Based on statements by multiple sources, this page had identified the Marshal who attacked Beatriz Paez as Steven Kays. Kays, this page was told, had previously served as a “gang expert” with the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department.. […]

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Mongols Harassment Fallout

April 23, 2015

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Mongols Harassment Fallout

Beatriz Paez, the school teacher who was attacked by a still unnamed United States Deputy Marshal last Saturday in South Gate, California for recording a punitive raid on a legal defense fundraiser for a Mongols Motorcycle Club member intends to file a federal civil rights lawsuit according to her attorney Colleen Marie Flynn. “There was […]

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