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May Is Sweeps Month

May 5, 2016

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May Is Sweeps Month

This is sweeps month, when The Nielsen Company surveys viewers to find out what they like to watch on television. And last night,  in an effort to be better liked, a soulless and self evidently brainless corporation in Tampa called WFTS chose a couple of sacrificial victims to slander for the amusement of its viewers. […]

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Outlaws Alarm Preacher

April 18, 2016

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Outlaws Alarm Preacher

The war on Outlaws clubhouses continues – against all reason; this time because a good way to get your name in the paper is to present yourself as a crusader in the increasingly ridiculous war on  bikers. In Illinois, a crackpot Methodist minister named Leona Tichenor, who has been the pastor of the Ingalls Park […]

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Yager Takes Plea Deal

April 5, 2016

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Yager Takes Plea Deal

Randy “Mad” Yager, an American Outlaws Association patch holder accused of racketeering in a 1997 RICO case titled USA v. O’Neill et al., agreed to a plea and sentencing agreement in a 90 minute hearing on March 24. About an hour of the hearing was held in camera, off the record with observers barred. The […]

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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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Outlaws Patch Case

January 28, 2016

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Outlaws Patch Case

The state of Illinois and the American Outlaws Association are locked into a bizarre dispute. The Outlaws say their patches are private property. The state contends they are contraband. Case law and the Constitution are on the Outlaws side but the case isn’t really about the rule of law. This case is about the state […]

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Evidence Against Randy Yager

January 4, 2016

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Evidence Against Randy Yager

Federal prosecutors may have some evidence problems in the racketeering trial of American Outlaws Association patch holder Randy Mark “Mad” Yager. Yager was indicted in June 1997 in a RICO case titled USA v. O’Neill et al. He avoided arrest because he was in Las Vegas when that indictment was unsealed. Yager left the country. […]

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The Outlaws Are Coming!

September 28, 2015

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The Outlaws Are Coming!

Two hundred forty years after the midnight ride of Paul Revere, the famously timid, pacific and law abiding people of New England have been called to alarm by Rhode Island police that the Outlaws are coming. Three members of the American Outlaws Association from Philadelphia, Thomas Severns, Andrew Forte and Andrew Niemiec were arrested Saturday […]

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The War On Outlaws Clubhouses

September 22, 2015

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The War On Outlaws Clubhouses

The American Outlaws Association has been losing clubhouses at an alarming rate this month. On September 16, fully patched members and associates of the Federal Bureau of Investigation,  Drug Enforcement Administration, Bureau of alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Marshals Service and the Fort Wayne Police Department raided and seized the Fort Wayne, Indiana Outlaws […]

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Armed Bikers From Hell

April 24, 2015

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Armed Bikers From Hell

Three members of the American Outlaws Association in Florida are suing current and former Orange County Sheriff’s Deputies for using their driver’s license photos to scare state legislators into rejecting a law four years ago that would have allowed residents to openly carry firearms. The plaintiffs in the suit are Tracy Gil Osteen, Leslie Baas […]

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Judge Voids First Amendment

April 20, 2015

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Judge Voids First Amendment

A circuit court judge in Illinois named Sharon L. Prather voided the First Amendment last week. Prather ruled that three cutoff vests owned by the American Outlaws Association can be seized because some policemen say the motorcycle club is a “street gang” and the vests are “contraband” used “to facilitate street gang activity.” There is […]

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Battle Creek Comic Opera

March 3, 2015

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There is something happening in Battle Creek. What it is ain’t exactly clear. It sounds like a cabal of rogue ATF agents is running amok in the breakfast cereal capital. That wouldn’t exactly be unprecedented. During Operation 22 Green undercover agents staged a mock gunfight on the Sunset Strip. Maybe the police state pogues who […]

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Outlaws Indicia Hearing

February 18, 2015

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The American Outlaws Association is contesting the forfeiture of three club owned, cutoff vests as part of an assault case in McHenry County, Illinois. McHenry County is northwest of Chicago and east of Rockford. The cuts were seized during early morning raids on January 31, 2013 along with five handguns, five rifles, ammunition, brass knuckles, […]

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Yager Denied Bail

October 21, 2014

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The strange and tragic case of Randy Mark “Mad” Yager crept a little closer to its terrible conclusion yesterday. A federal magistrate judge named Bernard G. Skomal ruled that Yager was a flight risk and denied him bail on charges in a 17-year-old racketeering indictment. Specifically, Yager is charged with: Being “the regional president of […]

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