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The Burden Of Being Rebel

January 13, 2014

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My all time favorite death threat, sent from a proxy server in Germany, was “Somebody ought to shove a little steel in you.” What I liked was not the originality of the sentiment – lots of people want to stab me – but the onomatopoetic alliteration, which I thought was absolutely inspired. The repetitive esses […]

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Bifields Sentenced

May 29, 2013

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Daniel and Lisa Bifield, the South Carolina couple charged with racketeering after an elaborate and expensive two-year-long sting, were sentenced this afternoon by Judge Cameron McGowan Currie. Daniel Bifield was sentenced to a term in prison of 204 months. Judge Currie could have sentenced him to 240 months. Bifield, who turned 61 last September may […]

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Dan Bifield’s Sentencing Statement

May 28, 2013

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Dan Bifield, the lead defendant in the recent federal racketeering case in Columbia, South Carolina will be sentenced tomorrow. He is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison. His sentencing statement was filed this morning. Readers who have followed the case for the last eleven months may find Bifield’s words interesting. Bifield’s […]

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Updating The Rock Hell Case

May 8, 2013

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The Rock Hell racketeering case filed eleven months ago against members of the Hells Angels, Red Devils and Southern Gentlemen Motorcycle Clubs in South Carolina zombies on. In the last week a couple of notable defendants have been sentenced. Two more are scheduled to be sentenced tomorrow and two more are scheduled to be sentenced […]

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Rock Hell Case Plot Twist

April 11, 2013

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The apparently ongoing racketeering case in Columbia, South Carolina took a strange turn today. Former lead defendant Dan Bifield and his wife Lisa, who is also a defendant in the case, appeared in court together for a two hour motion hearing. Some of that hearing was held in camera – which is the Latin phrase […]

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Bifield Bags Guilty Plea

February 19, 2013

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The strange and corrupt case of the Rock Hell Five got a little more honest Tuesday afternoon. One time lead defendant Daniel Eugene “Diamond Dan” Bifield moved to withdrew his guilty plea to a charge of racketeering conspiracy. Bifield and his wife Lisa both agreed to plea bargains last December 27. Bifield was blackmailed into […]

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What Will Lisa Say

February 9, 2013

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Lisa Bifield, one of the prosecution’s most important witnesses in the Rock Hell Angels case in Columbia, South Carolina might not testify after all. The larger than life Bifield, who is married to the larger than life Diamond Dan Bifield, has been described by numerous persons with knowledge of the case as a “loose cannon” […]

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The Rock Hill Informants

January 29, 2013

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The RICO case against members and associates of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club in Columbia, South Carolina is Orwellian. The post-arrest, pretrial trap the prosecution built and baited for the lead defendant in the Case, Daniel Eugene “Diamond Dan” Bifield, proves that. O’Brien (first name redacted for reasons of state security) would have been proud. […]

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Lisa Bifield Switches Sides

January 26, 2013

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The strange and sordid tragedy of Diamond Dan Bifield just got a little more cynical. According to multiple, independent, informed sources Lisa Ellen Bifield, Daniel Eugene “Diamond Dan” Bifield’s wife, has been cooperating with prosecutors since last July and will testify against the remaining defendants when they go on trial next month. According to some […]

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The Rock Hell Case

January 25, 2013

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The trial of a dwindling number of defendants in the racketeering case against members, friends and associates of the Hells Angels Rock Hell Nomads charter and the Gaston County, North Carolina chapter of the Southern Gentlemen Motorcycle Club begins in 17 days. There are now nine defendants left in a case that had twenty when […]

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Behind Dan Bifield’s Plea

January 9, 2013

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Daniel Eugene “Diamond Dan” Bifield, who pled guilty to racketeering in federal court in Columbia, South Carolina last Thursday, wrote these words on December 30. He has asked The Aging Rebel to publish them now. “I’m taking a plea deal. I’m not doing this for myself. I’m doing it for my wife Lisa. “My lawyers […]

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Responsible Opposing Views

January 7, 2013

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The Bifield case in South Carolina finally attracted coverage from two nearby newspapers, the Charlotte Observer and the Columbia State, last Friday. Both stories were based on an FBI statement released the same day. Here is the full FBI press release and links to the stories in the Observer and the State. The FBI Release […]

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Angling Diamond Dan

January 3, 2013

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Last month The Associated Press asked American newspaper editors and television news directors to name the top stories of 2012. The AP does this every year and the news service released its most recent survey results a few days before Christmas. The consensus among America’s media executives is that the rash of mass shootings like […]

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