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‘Ridiculous’ Letter From DA To Parole Board For Dope Dealer’s Pardon

Ft. Worth – An attorney for a Twin Peaks defendant released a letter written by McLennan County Criminal District Attorney to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles requesting the full pardon of a convicted drug dealer.

DA, Abel Reyna, called the letter “ridiculous” when confronted with reports of the letter reported by Greg Davis, a former Chief Prosecutor in the office of the District Attorney, to the FBI in a federal investigation.

Brian Bouffard, who is representing Jorge Salinas in an indictment recommended by Reyna in the Twin Peaks cases, released this material today.

On November 9, 2017, Abel Reyna’s former First Assistant Criminal District Attorney, Greg Davis, swore under oath, under penalty of perjury, the following: 

“In addition to having cases dismissed for political and/or personal reasons, I also know that Reyna wrote at least one letter requesting a full pardon for a campaign supporter’s relative.  For example, even though the DA’s office had a policy of opposing early parole for offenders, Reyna wrote a letter in December 2013 requesting a full pardon for Sammy Citrano’s nephew, Kevin Chirafis, who had been convicted of the felony offense of Manufacture and Delivery of a Controlled Substance in Brazos County.”

Greg Davis, it should be recalled, has been described by Mr. Reyna as a “disgruntled former employee” and Mr. Reyna has stated in the press that the information provided by Mr. Davis is “ridiculous” and “untruthful.”  It appears that Mr. Reyna is denying writing any such letter.  Mr. Davis said he did write it.  Someone is indeed lying.  Who could it be?       

Yesterday, through a request under the Texas Public Information Act, my office obtained a copy of this letter from Mr. Reyna to the Board of Pardons and Paroles, described by Mr. Davis.  Though the letter states that it was “not printed at taxpayer expense,” it was written on the official letterhead of the McLennan County District Attorney’s Office.  In the letter, Abel Reyna admits to regularly socializing and becoming “good friends” with a convicted drug dealer, and supports Mr. Chirafis’s request for a full pardon from the governor. 

Mr. Chirafis can be seen in the attached picture at a Reyna fundraiser wearing a Reyna campaign t-shirt.  His uncle, Sammy Citrano, has donated over $5,000 to Reyna’s campaigns over the years, including $1,200 in the months prior to Mr. Reyna writing the letter. 

Since he hasn’t yet sworn an oath to tell the truth and is therefore shielded from accountability for perjury, Mr. Reyna continues to disparage those who stood up – and stand up today – against his corruption and political opportunism, continues to deny abusing his office and the citizens of McLennan County for his own ambition in Texas politics, and continues to deny all personal wrongdoing.  This is all “untruthful” and “ridiculous,” he says.  But to borrow his own language from his letter in support of a pardon for a campaign supporter’s felony drug dealing conviction, “actions speak louder than words.”

Brian Bouffard, attorney for Jorge Salinas

So mote it be.

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Cop Pins Tale On Reyna

‘The ironic thing is Mr. Reyna has put citizens in prison for a whole lot less.’ – Attorney’s press release regarding statement by detective


Waco – Retired Waco Police Detective Sherry Kingrey gave a sworn statement today that alleges elected District Attorney Abel Reyna accepted “under the table” contributions from the organizers of a gambling ring.

She turned the information over to FBI Task Force Agent Fred Rhea, who directed her to FBI Special Agent Dan Brust.

In the statement she alleged that in return for the contributions, “Reyna would make proecutorial decisions based upon political opportunism and would arrange to have a particular special prosecutor appointed in order to have cases dismissed for supporters.”

Detective Kingrey further stated that during the time she spent at the Waco Civic Center helping log evidence following the Twin Peaks arrests of 177 defendants for engaging in organized criminal activity on May 17, 2015, “At no time did I see Manuel Chavez” enter a room where Reyna, Michael Jarrett and Mark Parker worked to craft an affidavit of probable cause identical in each case.

Reyna has testified under oath that he urged Chavez to make sure he could assure himself that each allegation in the probable cause affidavit is true to his knowledge.

On further examination, Chavez when re-called to the witness stand in the August 8, 2016 hearing said he did not see Reyna at any time on that date.

In her statement, Ms. Kingrey included an e-mail she received from the FBI agent detailing how she, Fred Rhea, Arson Investigator Kevin Fisk, and other should file their findings for inclusion in the file on the ongoing federal corruption investigation he is conducting. 

Detective Kingrey’s statement, which was released by attorneys representing Twin Peaks defendants Billy Jason McRee and Jorge Salinas, may be read by clicking here:

AG: ‘DA Reyna Delusional’

Waco – An audio recording attached to a motion to discover the extent of evidence withheld in a Twin Peaks case makes it clear that the Attorney General’s liaison to the McLennan DA’s Office thinks the state’s case is seriously skewed.

According to the motion by Burton George Bergman, Assistant Attorney General Christopher Lindsey told defense counsel Casie Gotro:

The McLennan County District Attorney’s Office is engaging in “double dealing” and “hiding things” in relation to the Twin Peaks’ discovery.

•The McLennan County District Attorney’s Office “are not assuming their responsibilities” in relation to the Twin Peaks’ discovery.

•When all of the facts come to light “Abel is going to start pointing his finger at Michael.” (Jarrett)

•The Twin Peaks’ cases will “crater.”

•A Texas Ranger thought that certain information was discoverable to the Twin Peaks’ defendants and “got into a little bit of an argument” with McL ennan District Attorney Abelino Reyna over Reyna’s claim that it was not discoverable. 

Lindsey commented that the argument between Reyna and the Ranger showed how “delusional Reyna really is”

•He (Lindsey) told the Ranger that he needed “to stop talking to Abel” and he needed “to stop talking to Jarrett” because”they are not on our side.

•He (Lindsey), referring to the McLennan County District Attorney, asks the rhetorical question, “you can’t trust your local prosecutor?” He then answers himself, “not in this case. Not even a little bit.”

•Reyna told them to “hang onto evidence” that a Texas Ranger fully believed was covered by a judge’s Twin Peaks’ discovery order.

In the motion, Dallas attorney F. Clinton Broden writes “the Attorney General’s Office clearly appears to believe that the McLennan County District Attorney’s Office is “not assuming their responsibilities” as to discovery of evidence and “hiding things.” The DA’s office cannot be trusted.

In a classic example of understatement, the motion goes on to say, “Keep in mind that these are not allegations by the defense. These are allegations by the attorney representing the Texas Atorney Genral’s Office. As noted above, it is difficult for Mr. Bergman to know what he does not have.

In a footnote, the motion notes, “It is unknown whether Lindsey has fulfilled his ethical obligation by reporting his observations of Reyna’s actions to the State Bar of Texas…”

Failure to do so would “itself be an ethical violation,” according to the footnote.

Reyna – Direct Cocaine Evidence Against The DA

Brittany Scaramucci and Guy Cox faced off over her disqualification in a DWI case against a couple who worked at Baylor in sensitive positions

Waco – A special prosecutor assigned to handle two sensitive DWI cases in which authorities accused a man and wife who worked in key positions at Baylor University gave an affidavit alleging a client personally delivered cocaine to elected District Attorney Abel Reyna.

In 2014, according to Brittany Scaramucci, an attorney for Jennifer and Louis Jarvis told her “if I ever wanted a good relationship with Reyna’s office for my future clients, I would not prosecute the Jarvises.”

When she learned that the FBI was in the middle of an investigation of the Reyna administration, she supplied information from the court record concerning the Jarvis cases.

Her client Brandon Gatlin requested an interview with the FBI Special Agent handling the matter, and they met at the Assistant U.S. Attorney’s Office for the occasion, which Agent Dan Brust recorded, she said.

In the interview, Gatlin said “he personally delivered cocaine for Reyna’s use.”

Allegations of DWI cases buried for political reasons surfaced in fall of 2014 when the Jarvis’ attorney Guy Cox conducted a 4-hour disqualification hearing to remove Ms. Scaramucci from the case as special prosecutor. His bid was unsuccessful when retired County Court at Law Judge Mike Gassaway ruled against the writ.

Ms. Scaramucci also turned over information in which she has personal knowledge that “a particular special prosecutor has been appointed solely for the purpose of facilitiating politically based dismissals on behalf of Reyna.”

The affidavit is dated November 27, 2017.

Twin Peaks Quartet Demands Full Disclosure


Waco – No two ways about it. We’ll see the top dog prosecutor of this tight, dry, polite, cruel smile of a town compelled to raise his right hand and swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth in every trial resulting from the mass arrests of May 17, 2015 – the massacre at Twin Peaks Restaurant – an event compelled by the politics of a military takeover of the civil government.

If you asked Dr. Eric Berne, author of “The Games People Play,” about the antics of elected Criminal District Attorney Abel Reyna and his collusive pal, visiting Senior Judge Doug Shaver of Harris County, he would probably refer you to the chapter in his best-seller entitled, “Let’s Pull A Fast One On Joey.”

Berne was an Army shrink, a veteran of the tough and no doo doo world of the MASH unit; he wrote in the avuncular and slightly satirical verbal style of the hot shot chest cutters, gas passers, scrub nurses, and ultra-savvy orderlies who worked night and day for a quick shower and a stiff drink.

He opted for a breezy form of kitchen table plain speaking about mental illness that went a long way in selling 7 million copies of his book – while it was still in hardback.

For starters, aside from the obvious signs of the onset of psychosis, there is the equally problematic pantheon of neuroses – something Berne made short work of by defining it as “stupid behavior from people who are not stupid.”

Got that? You’ll recognize it when you see it, okay?

He didn’t stop with “Joey;” he added “Now I’ve Got You You Son Of A Bitch,” “Let’s You And Him Fight,” “Wooden Leg,” “Courtroom – or DA,” “Alcoholic,” and a host of others in which if you don’t recognize yourself or a loved one, I’ll give you a half hour to raise a crowd at State and Madison, and I will personally kiss the naked buttocks of your nasty ass. So there.

I am sincere about all this, if you take my meaning.

So, when it comes to four defendants who just can’t get their day in court in the Twin Peaks prosecutions, it comes as no surprise that “Let’s Pull A Fast One…” is somehow just not working. The mojo flew out the window on that fateful day of August 8, 2016, when Abel Reyna hoisted himself from his own petard – which, it turns out, is nowhere near as massive as he seems to think it is – and with a straight face, cheerfully lied on the witness stand.

And even though you could have heard a pin drop when the crime fighting crusader slashed his own throat, apparently the Kool-Aid is so damned expensive, people just keep on drinking it, even though it’s spiked with giggle giggle ha ha crystals and is definitely as weird as the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Tests.

Now comes Mssrs. Aikin, Clendennen, McRee and Salinas and would humbly show unto the two criminal district courts in McLennan County that the DA has been “ethically blinded” by the heady ambition instilled by the events of that bloody Sunday, the day the U.S. Army Special Ops Command, the federal alphabet souper troopers, the Texas Department of Public Safety, and the city kitties of a half-dozen local police departments fired shots heard around the world in an ongoing civil war against We The People.

As a witness, the DA can’t serve as prosecutor, and his staff are also precluded from that task. Enter, a trio of special prosecutors from Harris County who need time to familiarize themselves with the two million documents discovered as evidence – so far. 

But wait, there’s more.

According to the quartet, the beginning of the end is nowhere in sight. This is merely what Sir Winston Churchill once called “the end of the beginning.” There are tons of evidence withheld, it is alleged.

The truth is, all concerned werel co-opted and placed under the direction of a “law enforcement-based entity” at a remote location, a fusion center that monitored the scene by video, radio transmissions, satellite communications, and the various faculties of unmanned aerial vehicles, body and dashcams, and the dirty dinguses with the ear dongles and the insect sunglasses toting black battle rifles.

The truth is – you have no rights when these motherless schmucks show up – and they’re everywhere. Wall to wall and tree-top tall.

Considereth: Matthew Clendennen has filed a “Motion for Leave to File Offer Of Proof…” in which he details the need to prove that the prosecution has concealed evidence that would tend to exculpate him in the criminal allegation that he engaged in organized criminal activity that led to the capital murder and/or aggravated assault of his fellow citizens. He also seeks to prove that an ongoing federal investigation begun by an FBI agent in 2013 has, to make a long story boring, yielded solid proof of the DA’s ongoing policies of letting people off the hook for money.

Read all about it:

William Aikin has a motion pending before the court that clearly shows evidence of exculpatory material being placed under protective order during the trial of Bandido Jake Carrizal, which concluded in a mistrial due to a hung jury in November. That evidence was released only to defense counsel Casie Gotro, according to the Aikin motion. So far, it’s only cost the people of the state of Texas a measly million bucks – and it’s only the first of 155 cases in which there has no verdict – yet. Good luck, folks.

Billy Jason McRee demands an evidentiary hearing. He wants to know how come Reyna made a decision to have he and 176 other folks arrested after he took over an investigation by police into capital murder and/or aggravated assault.

Based on his “personal observations,” according to Aikin’s motion, Reyna defied the “collective wisdom” of three assistant police chiefs at the scene of the Twin Peaks blood bath.

You can read their testimony from the record, and it will show you clearly that “part of mr. McRee’s defense will be that he was the victim of Reyna’s political opportunism, in which Mr. Reyna abuses his authority by placing his person ambition ahead of his duty to justice by prosecuting (among dozens and dozen of others) Mr. McRee, an innocent man.”

In the motion, you will see a rundown on what Greg Davis, Julissa West, Brittany Scaramucci,

Sherry Kingrey, Sterling Harmon, Michael Jarrett, and Amanda Dillon were prepared to testify before Judge Shaver so quickly cut off the hearing, ruling that the presentation was “ridiculous.”

Mr. McRee believes that prosecutors did a good thing by going to federal investigator with their suspicions, that doesn’t end their obligation. He thinks they’re withholding evidence that could exonerate him.

Here t’is:

In his motion, Jorge Daniel Salinas declares “…the elected District Attorney of McLennan County, will be called as a defense witness in this case.” He alleges “for all intents and purposes, Mr. Reyna orchestrated the arrest of Mr. Salinas…”

He details in his motion the material former staffer Julissa West turned over to the FBI agent who began his file in 2013.

That includes the exact mechanics of just who would and would not be prosecuted for offenses such as DWI, based on who contriubuted how much to his campaign fund.

Brittany Scaramucci suppied information about a couple prosecuted for DWI who held important positions at Baylor University at the time. According to what she told investigators, a certain attorney told her that the couple are “good people” and that she would be better off not prosecuting them because he had arranged an “informal” probation term. They are such good people they “should not be subjected to the criminal justice system.”

Couple of high-priced drunks with a lot of influence, huh?

Retired Waco Police detective Sherry Kingrey “determined that Mr. Reyna made three phone calls within approximately ninety minutes of the Twin Peaks shootings. Of those three phone calls, she determined that two of them were to persons she had been investigating for running an illegal gambling operation and providing Mr. Reyna undocumented campaign contributions…”

And the list goes on:

The Semantics of Money


The Social Security check is now (or soon will be) referred to as a “Federal Benefit Payment?” I’ll be part of the one percent to forward this. I am forwarding itl because it touches a nerve in me, and I hope it will in you. Please keep passing it on until everyone in our country has read it.

The government is now referring to our Social Security checks as a “Federal Benefit Payment.” This isn’t a benefit. It is our money paid out of our earned income! Not only did we all contribute to Social Security but our employers did too. It totaled 15% of our income before taxes.

If you averaged $30K per year over your working life, that’s close to $180,000 invested in Social Security.

If you calculate the future value of your monthly investment in social security ($375/month, including both you and your employers contributions) at a meager 1% interest rate compounded monthly, after 40 years of working you’d have more than $1.3+ million dollars saved!

This is your personal investment. Upon retirement, if you took out only 3% per year, you’d receive $39,318 per year, or $3,277 per month.

That’s almost three times more than today’s average Social Security benefit of $1,230 per month, according to the Social Security Administration. (Google it – it’s a fact).

And your retirement fund would last more than 33 years (until you’re 98 if you retire at age 65)! I can only imagine how much better most average-income people could live in retirement if our government had just invested our money in low-risk interest-earning accounts.

Instead, the folks in Washington pulled off a bigger “Ponzi scheme” than Bernie Madoff ever did. They took our money and used it elsewhere. They forgot (oh yes, they knew) that it was OUR money they were taking. They didn’t have a referendum to ask us if we wanted to lend the money to them. And they didn’t pay interest on the debt they assumed. And recently they’ve told us that the money won’t support us for very much longer.

But is it our fault they misused our investments? And now, to add insult to injury, they’re calling it a “benefit”, as if we never worked to earn every penny of it.

Just because they borrowed the money doesn’t mean that our investments were a charity!

Let’s take a stand. We have earned our right to Social Security and Medicare. Demand that our legislators bring some sense into our government.

Find a way to keep Social Security and Medicare going for the sake of that 92% of our population who need it.

Then call it what it is: Our Earned Retirement Income.

99% of people won’t forward this. Will you?


Forwarded by Sir Knight Stan McBride

David Wayne Spence’s Vision From Boot Hill

Before he died in the Texas execution chamber, the convicted murderer David Wayne Spence made sure his son understood what he wanted.

The result: Jason Spence has three goals in the petition he filed in District Court at Austin, Texas.

  1. He wants to clear his father’s name in the Lake Waco murders.
  2. He seeks closure in his grandmother’s murder; Juanita White’s death is an open case.
  3. He seeks money damages for the wrongful execution of his father.

An invited guest as his father’s execution in 1997, Jason Spence has experienced severe mental trauma in the years since then. “I’ve been in and out of psych wards,” he recalls.

Each day is a waking nightmare. Terrifying images flash through his mind. Sounds and sights recall painful memories, recollections freighted with horror. He has spent his entire adult life seeking relief from the trauma of his father’s execution, and his grandmother’s murder.

He suspects his brittle diabetic condition and chronic pancreatitis results from medical care.

Before the execution, the father and he agreed that they wanted his exoneration in the killing of three teenagers who had lived at Waco’s Metodist Home, sexual assaults and mutilation knife torture-killings he went to his death insisting he did not do.

Since that was unlikely, David Wayne Spence agreed the next best goal would be to seek redress in the courts, including money damages to provide for his children and grandchildren. He swore his son Jason, then 20, to that goal.

But it’s the evidence used to send his dad to the execution chamber that bothers him the most. His original problem was trying to figure out why he was in jail for something his father couldn’t really explain, even to himself. Jason Spence thinks his dad was killed due to political expediency. The local powers had to find a quick and plausible solution and David Wayne Spence looked just like what they were seeking, he says.

One of his greatest resentments is that the mainstream media misquoted his father’s final words as the lethal chemicals began to flow into his blood stream.

David Wayne Spence looked directly at his family and said, “I am not guilty of this crime. I am going home.”

His second greatest concern is that the case the elected District Attorney Vic Feazell made to two central Texas juries is lame enough to need crutches.

First of all, why didn’t the defendants just run in three different directions?

Secondly, how did they get to Speegleville Park across Lake Waco from where the prosecutor claimed they were killed, at a park on Lakeshore Drive?

And, then, where is the vehicle they were transported in? There is no physical evidence to prove they were transported in any of the vehicles the state theorized they rode in. No blood, hairs, fibers – nothing.

If Raylene Rice was the target of a murder for hire conspiracy, why wasn’t she killed first – alone? Why would his father agree to kill someone he did not know, a crime for which he had no motive?

The expert testimony about the bites on Jill Montgomery’s body has been discredited as junk science.

His saga really began when the former wife of Vic Feazell, Bernadette, contacted him with an offer of help. She visited eight law firms with track records for just the kind of litigation Jason and David Wayne Spence planned so long ago, in 1997. “Only one didn’t throw me out,” she recalled.

When he surveyed the petition prepared by the Jay English Law Firm of Dallas, he was shocked at the exculpatory evidence assembled for a judge’s inspection.

He blames Skip Reaves, who defended his father in a losing battle to avoid the death chamber, for the fact that DNA samples taken from Ms. Montgomery’s fingernails has never been tested to eliminate his father as a suspect. Reaves is heavily identified with the Innocence Project, which relies heavily on DNA tests to exonerate defendants falsely convicted in the past.

He says the judges involved in the case and Mr. Reaves are conspiring to keep the evidence from being transferred from the Ft. Worth Medical Examiner’s Office to the University of Texas Forensics lab.

Legal appeals of his dad’s lawyers fell on deaf ears when then Governor George W. Bush turned down a clemency petition seeking reprieve of his death sentence. He says he thinks the powers that be conspired to bring his execution on swiftly for the express purpose of preventing his exoneration any time soon.

Prior to his execution, David Wayne Spence cautioned his mother, Juanita White, not to turn over a letter she felt contained evidence that would convice a jury he was innocent.

She ignored his advice. Soon after she turned the letter over to Vic Feazell, says Jason Spence, his grandmother was found brutally murdered. Not long after the crime scene was released by the Waco Police, someone broke in the house and took away more of the documentation she had stored in records boxes.

A man later proven innocent served a long stretch in the penitentiary for her murder. Her case remains open.

He had a chilling vision of his grandmother standing in the doorway of her house in North Waco, a piece of paper in her hand.

In all the intervening years, that vision has never left the second sight acquired by Jason Spence that day in his childhood.

We do apologize for the poor quality of this audio file. In the final interview, the fidelity will be much improved. – Legendary



According to Bernie Feazell, the Congressional Review Act is under attack, though it’s been law since 1996, and may be filed with any Congressman.

A product of the Contract With America program passed during the tenure of Newt Gingrich, “They are trying to repeal it,” said Ms. Feazell.

In remarks on a Texas Biker Radio show sponsored by All for 1 and the Sons of Liberty Riders MC on Monday evening, she said any Congressman must allow the person who makes a request to follow through.

We don’t always win every battle…”

You don’t have to be from Texas to get action from a Texas Congressman. The point is, you could be anywere in the U.S. and request review of the McLennan County DA’s office – and get it!

We have little petty power brokers who won’t give out any information, and do anything they want to do,” she added.

Said Popeye Moss, “There are people trying to circle the wagons for these folks.”

An FBI agent has set up an investigation of the dealings of the Waco DA’s office by establishing a network of informants. This is a story of how a judge suppressed that information in a hearing last week for a Twin Peaks defendant who is seeking exculpatory information about a federal investigation.

In Waco, there are future generations forming reasons for blackmail, Bernie replied.

She mentioned a young man with a problem who has been told that for $15,000, they can make his problems go away. “He is scared to death,” she told Moss.

The target is a virtual Town Hall Meeting to be held by Congressman Bill Flores, podcasting from D.C. through his offices in Bryan.

The idea is that calls and questions are more easily screened.

The technological town hall for Brazos, Bastrop, Burleson, Lee and Travis counties will be from 6:55 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, while the town hall for Falls, Freestone, Leon, Limestone, McLennan, Milam and Robertson counties will be at the same time tomorrow, on Tuesday.

To prepare a question regarding Congressional Review of the FBI investigation of the Abel Reyna DA’s office, one need only use this handy matrix. Send it in, and the screeners in Flores’ office will probably be hard pressed to delete the requests fast enough.

Ms. Feazell recommends cutting and pasting the following into Flores’ Town Hall form, as below. Note the link to a rundown on exactly FBI agents turn citizens into “assets.”

Dear Congressman Flores,
     I am asking you for a full CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW of the Government Act Regarding Confidential Informants as stated in the law.

     In 2013,  FBI agent, Dan Brust,  made members of the staff of the McLennan County District attorney “informants”,  this is proven by the “one symbol number” remark above,  and his instructions to them about “reporting”.  Surely if there was an FBI investigation,  what more does the FBI need to make a case than what they already had four years ago.  If there is NOT a case,  then the people above who have risked their careers being “informants” probably would have acted in different ways durng the four years on the job,  especially with TWIN PEAKS.  Has this FBI agent just left these people on their own?  This is not a matter of Homeland Security,  this is a matter of an FBI agent,  a possible corrupt DA, and several unpaid FBI unformants.  We ask that Congress initiate a full investigation of this matter immediately and its ramifications in Waco with TWIN PEAKS and the questionable,  at best,  activities that day.
     I demand this Congressional Review and ask full Congress to openly investigate an The Act of Informants above.
Yours truly,

It’s a numbers game.

To hear the podcast discussion, click here:

To be added to Flores’ call list, go to

To understand the legal principles that make this body of activism important, read, absorb and thereby understand this brief of Bagley v. United States, regarding exculpation through discovery of certain key facts.

United States v. Bagley

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Seeing What Is Presented



If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared. – Niccolo Machiavelli

Waco – The State of Texas targeted Los Bandidos, the alleged outlaw criminal organization so designated  – not once, but twice – at drinking establishments in Ft. Worth and Waco in December, 2014, and again in May, 2015. 

In both cases, the nature of the assaults carried out are so precisely similar in execution and the people used to do the dirty work, their personal characteristics, and their behavior in the aftermath, are so much the same, the true circumstances are astonishing to behold. 

In war, a man is limited only by his ability to pay attention to details – tiny details – the matters that shape his ability to survive the organized violence coming down on him.

Surely, in nearly three years’ time, one may begin to apprehend the nature of civil war. That is, organized violence carried out by government to enforce its will on the people of the nation is not just a tableau of brutish and purposeless bloodshed.

Far from it, the nature of the civil war is that of horror – terroristic tactics played out for the benefit of a people who are allowed to see only what the most powerful elements of society will allow them to behold. Their perceptions of what is happening on stage are as carefully managed as those who witness an opera.

That is the state of the art of brush fire warfare – tribal, secretive, irrational, and always abundantly violent, swiftly vindictive, absolutely inscrutable as to the motives of those who pull the strings from above.

So, what is on trial here? The very ability of a man or woman to defend themselves against the organized criminal violence of the state acting in combination with other criminal organizations – that’s what.

The legal underpinning of this phase of the war is known as RICO – racketeer influenced criminal organization – a body of federal civil and criminal law aimed at what the banditti  have always relied upon to establish their control of redoubts untouched by the feudal lords and ladies, that is, their association with others.

Long before the feds had a name for that, their enemy, the banditti from the hills far away in a country where they turned back time, called themselves “the combination” in honor of their status. They considered themselves men of honor, and they still do today.

Acting in combination with two or more others, the prosecutorial goal throughout the history of jurisprudence was always to prove beyond a reasonable doubt they had influenced the people who operate in places high and low to bend to their will through means just a quarter bubble off kilter, thereby enriching their coffers with coin either untaxed or unearned – or both.

Thus, RICO, latin slang for rich, or the nickname of Enrico – Henry – the dude the Anglos call Hank.

To make the RICO laws work in court, one must first prove predicate offenses, serious crimes such as the five classic felonies – murder, rape, robbery, mayhem, arson.

One such predicate is to prove that the outfit thus targeted is a criminal street gang, and that is why the ambush is so important in the eyes of we the people.

If one is proven a member of any such outlawed clique, then it is illegal to defend oneself through any means because it is considered illegal for a person sentenced to the status of an outlaw to bring violence into the arena, and then claim he was only defending himself.

Thus, the true nature of outlawry, and that is an ancient concept prohibited by our Texas Constitution in Article 1, Section 20.

To be proven “out law,” one must have been a person, group, or thing excluded from the benefits and protection of the law, a person under sentence of outlawry.

How is that done today? It’s done he same way it was done in medieval times – without due process of law. One need only be proven to fit the criteria printed in a manual published by the Department of Justice, or the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Having proven that, the authorities are then disposed to charge a jury with finding the facts of a murder, aggravated assault, kidnapping aggravated or simple, sexual assault, continuous sexual abuse of children, solicitation of a minor, forgery, deadly conduct, assault punishable as a Class A misdemeanor, burglary of a motor vehicle, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, gambling, promotion of prostitution, unlawful manufacture, delivery, dispensation, or distribution of a controlled substance or dangerous drug, unlawful manufacture, transportation, repair, or sale of firearms or prohibited weapons – and the list goes on, and on, and on…

Possible sentences include life without parole, life or for any term not more than 99 years or less than 30 years in the case of continuous smuggling of persons, or life or any term of not more than 99 years or less than 15 years if the most serious offense is an offense punishable as a felony of the first degree…and so forth.

Serious business. Indeed.

NOT LONG BEFORE THE DECEMBER NIGHT IN 2014 when Bandido Howard Baker, the “Drifter,” and his compadres rode into an ambush at the Gator’s Crowd Inn on Race Street in the Riverside District of Cowtown, he suffered an injury in a collision while riding his Harley that nearly severed his foot from his ankle.

Drifter, who was President of the Ft. Worth Bandidos at the time, is doing a long stretch in the penitentiary.

He refused to give his permission to have the foot amputated, so when he arrived at the bar following a card game at the Bandidos Club House on a Church night, he was a little slow on the uptake. It took him a hot minute to dismount, get his cane situated, and start the laborious progress toward the door for his trip through the bat wings.

He never made it. The Bandits who went in the door came right back out, stumbling backward in a hail of bullets.

Folks say one Bandit made it through the back door and circled around the building, hollering that they were shooting in there.

Members of the Ghost Riders and Wino’s Crew had arrived only a half-hour before and lay in wait with their guns unlimbered and ready to go to work.

Conventional wisdom has it that Wade and Megan Smith persuaded their customers at the 2500 Club to split that scene at the bar they owned, closed up shop, and headed to the Gator’s Inn for a nightcap.

No one has figured out how the coincidence occurred, that the people most likely to be so glad to run into one another would just happen to bump at such a precisely timed juncture, but there it is.

Drifter just always kind of pissed Wade off, and vice versa,” said a reliable source. “No one really knows exactly why.” The world is filled with mystery.

When the gunsmoke cleared, Geoffrey Brady, a 41-year-old Arlington man, lay dead on a patio outside the building. Witnesses told how Megan Smith was seen blasting away with a .40 cal. pistol from her position in the patio area.

Bandits beat it to a neutral clubhouse, the Patriots’, and hung out to see what would happen next. The cops waited outside for nearly four hours, until the Drifter said, what the heck, let’s find out what they want.

They took note of identification, made photos and got pedigrees of all concerned, confiscated no weapons, and went on their way. They also did no ballistics tests on weapons.

Baker had no gun, and his hands tested negative for gunshot residue. When his trial came in June, 2017, his lawyer City Councilman Jim Lane, a real estate lawyer heavily involved in airport and industrial development, cross examined state’s witnesses in a desultory fashion, and when the prosecution rested, so did he. The defense called no witnesses.

Originally charged with an array of ten counts including murder and unlawfully carrying a pistol, Baker stood trial for engaging in organized criminal activity and directing the activities of a criminal street gang, indictments for which he was charged only a month previous to his trial. It was a paper ambush, that time.

Curiously, Brady died because of two wounds from a .40 caliber pistol.

Jurors recommended a sentence of 45 years, but they did acquit him for carrying a firearm. No one ever located a weapon, but one witness did say she saw him firing a gun at Brady.

Curiously, no one bothered to look into the fact that the Drifter was standing in an area where a bullet would have had to pass through the bricks and mortar of the building in order to hit Brady.

Police arrested two other Bandidos, Robert Stover and Nicholas Povendo; they are yet to stand trial.

What of Smith, the president of the local Ghost Riders chapter? He made a deal for he and his wife to serve as witnesses following their arrest for the aggravated assault of a man with a broken beer bottle.

When the Ghost Riders insisted he leave their ranks, he merely ordered new Ghost Riders patches and had his men sew the colors on their riding vests.

Back at it again.

THE CONFEDERATION OF CLUBS in two regions, DFW, and Central Texas/Austin scheduled a meeting at the Twin Peaks Restaurant in Waco.

Police cautioned the management of the theme bar not to allow the meeting, and had objected to the bike nights sponsored there in preceding months.

DPS, Waco Police and members of various local police department got the intelligence that there would be a rumble at the meeting.

Truly, a Bruceville-Eddy chapter of Cossacks led by Owen “Big O” Reeves, arrived at the restaurant after a rendezvous at the parking lot of a local shopping center on I-35 north of town, where Reeves filled in his men on the plans to go to the restaurant, located at the intersection of I-35 at Highway 6. Most say they had no idea that’s where they were headed.

They just knew they were going to a meeting.

They arrived plenty early, an estimated 85 strong, ran into the woman who had reserved the patio area for the meeting, and took up every available parking place and table, where they hung out, waiting for the dozen or so Dallas Bandidos to arrive. While they waited, they abused Sandra Lynch, whose husband Mike Lynch, president of Los Pirados, is a supporter of the Bandidos.

They reportedly called her a cunt, spit on her, and gave her no real comfort. Someone ran over her foot with a hog.

And when Bandido Jake Carrizal, vice president of the Dallas chapter, rode into the parking lot at the head of his men, they met them with loud curses and rebuked them for their choice of parking places.

Shots were fired. Two of the bullets hit men involved in the argument.

One of them suffered a through and through gunshot wound to his back; the bullet passed out of his neck. The other, who had been assigned as a prospect to watch the bikes, succumbed to a chest wound that left him paralyzed.

Neither are members of the Cossacks today. The man who survived in an ambulatory state lost his motorcycle due to an asset forfeiture. You can’t be a member unless you have a V-twin motorcycle in running condition.

The other man is unable to ride a bike, a requirement for membership in a motorcycle club.

When he was interviewed at the hospital, the man with the neck wound said he didn’t know who shot him. He later told people that he does remember seeing the muzzle of the pistol pointed at him and before he twisted away from the shot, he was able to see that the man who pulled the trigger was wearing a pair of khaki trousers and a black windbreaker.

Checking the pictures of the aftermath, the only man under arrest who is dressed that way is standing with a group of Cossacks.

One can only wonder.

The truth is, the federal government and its client states and political subdivisions, the State of Texas, McLennan County, Texas, and Waco, Texas, as well as Mexia, Waxahachie, Lorena, Gordon, Abilene, Odessa, and other environs, have their hands in this up to the elbows.

No one who rides a bike to organized biker activities can remember any killings or maimings that resulted over a parking place for a bike.

Most of the time, bikes are parked as many as four or five deep. If a biker needs to leave, it’s easy to spot the prospect in charge of watching the bikes, ask him for his help, and within a fairly reasonable amount of time, he will get the owners to come and move so a man can get his bike in the wind.

There was no good reason for anyone to die or be wounded in any way that day, and certainly no good reason why 177 persons should have been arrested, their bond set at $1 million, and each one charged with the identical offense of engaging in organized criminal activity.

What of Jake Carrizal? He stood trial for five weeks following a month-long hassle over the recusal of the trial judge for bias; the trial jury became hopelessly deadlocked when one man refused to vote for acquittal, and then an additional two converted to his side on all three counts. He will be tried again in April.

What of Big O Reeves?

He was made a Nomad, and then he sewed a 1%er patch on his vest without the authorization of the national club.

Soon thereafter, the Cossacks’ national leadership expelled him from their ranks, and he had new patches made and reorganized his Bruceville-Eddy chapter into a new organization called, predictably, the Cossacks.

In June following the debacle at the Twin Peaks restaurant, a federal grand jury returned RICO indictments against Bandidos U.S.A President Jeffrey Pike and Vice President John Portillo.

So mote it be.

 – The Legendary



Pick a name – any name of any Twin Peaks defendant – there were 177 original “offenders” – Write it on paper and pin it to your chest where a badge would go. If asked to identify yourself, give them that name.

The burden of proof is on the state that it is not your name. Jurors must decide unanimously to convict. Be a man. Return as you said you would – as warranted by the state and promised by your bond.

Y’all come; have black-eyed peas, hog jowls, and chow chow for luck, dear hearts. 

We shall invoke the great Roman concept – Vox Populi – the voice of the people.

No one can recall any prosecution in which the defendants were enjoined and ordered under pain of bond revocation to not return to the jurisdiction where they were arrested and charged – unless the Court has summoned them for a proceeding. 

This is a direct abrogation of your right to travel without passport or any special permission, within the borders of your nation.

If the defendants cannot find a way to cross the line, we shall cross it for them. We shall take their names to court. 

We will draw the line in the sand. Do you have the brass in pocket to step across and be one of us?

Sons Of Liberty MC – Turba Regula – Loyal Nine, composed of three threes…

So mote it be.

– Legendary Jim