Mongol Nation Part Two

January 5, 2019

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Mongol Nation Part Two

The widely misreported, entirely ridiculous Mongol Nation trial resumes Tuesday in a federal court in Santa Ana, California.

On December 13, after listening to Assistant United States Attorneys Steven Reuben Welk and Christopher Michael Brunwin and a parade of prosecution witnesses bloviate, exaggerate and lie for five weeks; and after listening to a parade of defense witnesses that included media personality Jesse Ventura (Ventura was once a Mongol named “Dirty” Jim Janos) protest that “it isn’t like that in motorcycle clubs at all;” a nine-woman, three-man jury found the turn of phrase “Mongol Nation” guilty of five racketeering acts including conspiracy to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine a decade ago; the beating death of a man named Leon Huddleston in 2007, and the attempted murder of two Hells Angel prospects in 2008.

The Mongols Motorcycle Club was not on trial. “Mongol Nation” which prosecutors told the jury comprised Mongols patch holders, prospects, hang arounds and “club associates,” was on trial. Not even the prosecution’s own witnesses could agree on what a “Mongols associate” was.

Mongol Nation

The idea of putting “Mongol Nation” on trial originated with a federal district judge named Otis D. Wright II. Accusing “Mongol Nation” made the subsequent prosecution possible for technical, legal reasons. The short version is that racketeering prosecutions require a “RICO person” and a “RICO enterprise.” In this case the Mongols Motorcycle Club is the RICO enterprise and Mongol Nation is the named defendant rather than some actual person the law can put in jail.

Judge Wright eventually threw in the towel and resigned from the case. He literally threw his hands in the air and told the Mongols lawyer, Joe Yanny, “You win Mr. Yanny.” The current judge, David O. Carter eventually inherited the case and dismissed it. Welk and Brunwin appealed and a couple of years ago the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided that there was sufficient distinction between the Mongols Motorcycle Club and Mongols Nation for the case to go to trial.

So it did and Mongol Nation lost. Nobody is going to jail. There is nobody to put in jail. Mongol Nation cannot be imprisoned because Mongol Nation is an idea. About the best the government can hope for is to put tangible expressions of that idea, like patches and tee-shirts, in virtual jail. And, that is what this new phase of the Mongol Nation case will be about.

Forbidden Speech

Welk, who is “chief” of the asset forfeiture section in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and Brunwin will try to describe certain tangible assets that Mongol Nation used to further its crimes. Those assets will probably include any motorcycles the federal government is holding that have already been seized from Mongols, firearms and some vests. All the world expects Welk will try to seize ownership of the Mongols name and insignia and try to forbid the motorcycle club from using them.

For all practical purposes, the jury is being asked to consider whether the Mongols Motorcycle Club is good or bad. That’s what most motorcycle club trials boil down to: Is club “A,” “B,” or “C” good or bad? What sort of men join bad motorcycle clubs? Good men or bad men? Let’s take a vote!

Given its previous verdict, this jury seems likely to swallow whole the idea that the Mongols Motorcycle Club is “bad,” that it should not be allowed to exist, and that the government can, essentially, outlaw it by forbidding its members to wear their club insignia.

It is essentially a totalitarian idea: Some speech is allowed, some speech is forbidden and random juries decide which is which.

The forfeiture phase of this trial should be over this week. Judge Carter may then rule on the constitutionality of the jury’s verdict.

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14 Responses to “Mongol Nation Part Two”

  1. Hero Says:

    Good Luck Mongols MC. This is total shit show and in the end every MC will have to eat that sandwich. Hang in there.

  2. freebird Says:

    @ Kidd

    I have a feeling the last words you will hear in this life are:

    Wrong House Mother Fucker!

  3. James Loyd Says:

    @kid,
    It is so obvious that you are a cop.
    You sound like you are talking to a cop recruit.
    Whats the matter? they won’t let you play with the big boys outside

    Ride Free
    white witch

  4. Lunchbox Says:

    @kidd

    Keyboard commando! You wouldn’t say that to my face or anyone else’s face!

  5. Stevo Says:

    OS,

    Thanks for the heads up but a cock sucking cunt like that couldn’t draw a stick man.

    Stevo

  6. oldskewl Says:

    @ Steveo,
    Re: Kidd

    Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain for almost 75% chance he is a FED waiting to draw you out.

    OS

  7. Stevo Says:

    Dear Kiddy Fiddler

    Dont lecture us online come and tell one of us to our face you bitch

    Stevo

  8. Lunchbox Says:

    @kidd
    How do you know that to be the case? Is that what you learned from Sons of Anarchy? Do you have proof of this alleged activity?

  9. Agnarr Says:

    Rebel thanks and I pray that someone wakes up to the fact that we do have still have the 1st Amendment here in the US. Or did I fall down a fucking rabbit hole yesterday?

    Way thing’s are going with the County in how this type of shit just growing by the day it seemspolitics.I may have to dig up that old Spetnaz wristwatch and start wearing it as camouflage.

  10. commonsense Says:

    You should be more afraid of the liberal lady from Minnesota that got sworn in with the Quran.. The feds that are trying to nail you I assure hate her. If any %1 percenters out there read this..Band together and read the book “Art of War’.”

  11. Kidd Says:

    I think it’s funny that the Feds want to take the Mongols patches to remove them, which is exactly what 1%er clubs like the Mongols do to other clubs that they don’t want around. They catch you riding around, pull your patch, and hang it upside down in their clubhouse. It’s karma at its finest. 1%ers are not the men from the 60s-70s who wanted a free society. They are billy-badass who think they are untouchable. Think again.

  12. freebird Says:

    Well if they pull this off…… in less than 10 years it will be decided by a DNA chromosome

    Just when you did not think there is any fucking way this can get weirder……

  13. Bone Head Says:

    “…Judge Carter may then rule on the constitutionality of the jury’s verdict….”

    This will be interesting. Reading these pages and bits and pieces elsewhere, Judge Carter may well put the boot to the whole mess. Good Luck to the Mongols M.C., and thank you Rebel.

  14. Mad Midget Says:

    It there ever was blovation, this is certainly it. Thanks Rebel, and I hope your holidays were good. Thanks for all you do.

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