PEDOPHILE AND FUGITIVE ARRESTED AT ILLINOIS WHITE NATIONALIST GATHERING

Aside from the hospitalization and injuries many white supremacists suffered at the recent Ashford House attack, that led the “White Nationalist Economic Summit”(the first and possibly last white supremacist event for lead organizer Beckie Williams) to end almost as soon as it began, other severe consequences have followed. An event attendee, fugitive, and pedophile Steve Eugene Speers was arrested today along with fellow white supremacist Francis John Gilroy Jr. of Lighthouse Point; a convicted felon who apparently had a gun on him. Event attendee Brandon Spiller himself also admitted to having an illegal weapon in his car in a comment on an on-line news article.

We thank whoever the antifascists are that laid these down these attacks. We see this as an effective blow against white supremacist organizing in this state and elsewhere. Taken From Arch City ARA:

It has recently come to our attention that some of the fascists smashed at the recent Tinley Park action were arrested and are being held by Tinley Park and Cook County police.

White nationalist Steven Eugene Speers was arrested afterwards on a warrant for child pornography from Texas. In addition to his Texas charges, he was arrested in 2010 for failure to pay child support, battery, felony domestic battery by strangulation, and burglary with assault or battery in Bay County, Florida. Other past charges in Florida include conspiring to purchase a controlled substance with intent and possession of a controlled substance, criminal mischief, and trespassing (possibly in connection with the domestic battery charge).

Steven currently lives in Grand Forks, ND, but has lived in Garland, TX, Chipley and Defuniak Springs, FL, and Shelton, WA. Steven Eugene Speers was transferred almost immediately to the Cook County Sherrif’s Fugitive Division, and will probably be behind bars for quite awhile.

Francis John Gilroy Jr. of Lighthouse Point and West Palm Beach, FL was also picked up for unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon. He was described by police and arrest records as a transient, and he may live with his 80-year-old parents, Francis John Sr. and Joyce Gilroy at their home in Jupiter, Florida.

More info on Gilroy to come. It is unclear yet but probable that Speers and Gilroy may have associated prior to the White Nationalist Economic Summit in Tinley Park, given their shared views and ties to the state of Florida.

Outcomes like this are important for actualizing our goals and stances as antifascists (and clearly follows along ARA’s Points of Unity) because it makes the connections between those things we oppose ever more clear. National Socialism, fascism, and white supremacy have had always had very definite ties to instances of spousal and child abuse, sexual assault, and other acts of violence against oppressed groups outside of the realm of racism.

Take, for example, the proof that California NSM leader Jeff Hall had abused and neglected his wife and children in the years leading up to the night his murder, at the hands of his 10-year-old son. Mike Schloer’s ex-wife Jennifer recently came out with startling evidence of sexual and emotional abuse at the hands of her neo-Nazi husband, and in November of 2010, Steve Turpel of INSF was outed as a known pedophile, who kidnapped a teenage girl, and produced child pornography.

The correlations between these instances of abuse and assault are not isolated, and span the entirety of hate groups like those that met on May 19th at the Ashford House Restaurant. We will not stop exposing neo-Nazis, fascists, and white supremacists (and, consequently, abusive partners and parents, pedophiles, child molesters, and perpetrators of sexual assault), ever; we intend to win!

5TH ANNUAL WHITE NATIONALIST ECONOMIC SUMMIT SMASHED; SEVERAL HOSPITALIZED

An update 6/01/12 from Beckie Williams via stormfront: “Because of the relentless harassment by the ARA TERRORISTS, my already tenuous health is being impacted in a extremely sever way. My only recourse is is to step away from activism for the sake of my continued survival.”

According to internet sources, antifascists, numbering near 30, entered the Ashford House restaurant around noon on May 19th where the “5th annual white nationalist economic summit” meeting was being held. The antifascists were allegedly throwing bats, hammers and chairs, leaving multiple white supremacists hospitalized and successfully bringing the meeting to a brutal end.

Taken From antiracistaction.org:

In response to Mob Attacked Specific Group of People Inside Tinley Park Restaurant

On Saturday, May 19th a group of 30 anti-fascists descended upon Ashford House restaurant in the Chicago suburb of Tinley Park where the 5th annual White Nationalist Economic Summit and Illinois White Nationalist Meet-and-Greet was taking place. The White Nationalists were targeted inside the restaurant and physically attacked, causing several injuries and completely shutting down their meeting. The anti-fascist group was privy to anonymous inside information. This fascist event had been in secret planning for six months. The attendees have attempted to cover up the true intent of the event with mainstream media reports initially reporting the white nationalist conference as a wedding party and then as an Irish heritage meeting. The event was advertised on www.stormfront.org, an established white nationalist fascist internet forum.


Anti-fascists oppose any organizing by racists and fascist in their communities. Fascist and white nationalist organizing has resulted in a number of horrifying incidents, from the recent J.T. Ready shootings in Arizona to the Benjamin Nathaniel Smith shooting in the West Rogers Park neighborhood in Chicago, as just two examples.


These anti-fascists are committed to shutting down and attacking any racist, nationalist, or fascist organizers or individuals that they encounter

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This white nationalist event was organized and attended by:

Beckie Williams

AKA “scottylass”
Stormfront handle: SGATHAICH
Email: scottylass22@yahoo.com
Phone: 309-749-5164
Council of Conservative Citizens(CCC)


Jeffrey Stuart Burns

AKA Thomas Stuart
141 Conley ave
Wood River, IL 62095
Date of Birth: 2/3/1960
Wife: Lisa Burns
He is a supervisor/manager in the “private contract security industry”.
Council of Conservative Citizens(CCC)
American 3rd Position
Supporter status for National Socialist (nazi) Movement and Ku Klux Klan Knights Party


Brandon Spiller

Stormfront Handle: DarkSarrow
bspiller@brandonspiller.com
Age: 29
Posted on Patch News Article receiving a head wound requiring 8 staples.


Shawn “Kayden”
Picture
Responsible for the “economic summit” portion of the event
Members of the Illinois Chapter of the National Socialist (nazi) Movement.

ANNUAL SOUTH SIDE ARA ZINE #3 (MID 2011- APRIL 2012)

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This is South Side ARA’s 3rd annual zine. This zine, just like the ones before it, is filled with intel on local fascists, action reportbacks and analysis. It represents a written documentation of the work we have done, supported, or have taken interest in from mid-2011 to April of 2012.

It’s important that we recognize fascism as a component (or opponent) in the class struggle; it is a force that may influence the disenfranchised and those with potentially insurgent desires. They use populist, resurgent and nationalist politics in their attempts to sway people toward a world based on discipline, control, hierarchy and order. Those who reject the illusionary appeal of mainstream politics and capitalist wage slavery are the same people that we need in order to truly challenge capitalism and the state, towards a world based on freedom, creativity, and the fulfillment of our desires – reclaiming control of our lives and all the possibilities therein.

This zine is an attempt to not only document ARA’s work, but to push others to analyze and understand fascism as a complex social movement, as well as think about the relevance of militant anti-fascism: an area of work less likely to be bogged down in reformist and liberal doctrine, being firmly rooted in practice as well
as theory.
We’re fighting for a free society and a world without
racists – and we intend to win.

AMERICAN THIRD POSITION HACKED; TIES TO RON PAUL EXPOSED

Full text found here

Fellow anons: we are pleased to bring you the dismantling of a major US-based white supremacist network known as the “American Third Position”(A3P). These racist losers have chapters across the US, operate several white power websites, forums and online stores, and are even running a candidate in the 2012 elections. Although they try hard to maintain a professional public image to camouflage their vile racism, we’re now airing all their dirty laundry all over the internet. Contained in this major dump are several thousand private forum
messages, personal emails, internal organization notes, names, phone numbers,
home addresses and other information on all of their members and supporters. It’s time for these cowardly suit and tie white supremacists to sleep with one eye open. Scared much?

In addition to finding the usual racist rants and interactions with other white power groups, we also found a disturbingly high amount of members who are also involved in campaigning for Ron Paul. According to these messages, Ron Paul has regularly met with many A3P members, even engaging in conference calls with their board of directors as recent as XXXXXX. Ron Paul’s racist politics and affiliations are already well known, being viciously anti-immigrant, anti-abortion and against gay marriage — not to mention having authored the racist “Ron Paul Papers” and receiving financial support from other white power groups (pictured with Don Black from stormfront.org). Hard to believe Ron Paul draws some support from the left and the occupation movements, especially now that it is confirmed Ron Paul hangs out with straight up racist hate groups.

We put extra effort in ruining the life of A3P webmaster Jamie Kelso. On top of being on the board of directors of A3P, former $cientologist, and high ranking Ron Paul organizer, he also is the account owner of german nazi forums and store nsl-forum.org, rhs-versand.com. We went ahead and wiped those websites off the internet as well, dumping private messages and order information. Aside from us releasing his information such as his social security number, address, resume and private discussions, we also heard some folks went on a joyride with Kelso’s credit card and made some lulzy purchases, including sex toy purchases and making donations to the Anti Defamation League and many others. Oops.

We call upon not only other antifascists but all those opposed to white supremacy to utilize this information and make hell for these white nationalist scumbags. It is essential if we wish to live in a world free from oppression to expose and confront racists at their jobs, their schools, at their homes and in the streets.

No Dialogue! No sympathy! Destroy White Supremacy!

*** DEFACED WEBSITES:
A3P sites:
http://american3rdposition.com
http://www.whitenewsnow.com
http://merlinmiller2012.com
http://virgilgoode2012.com

German Nazi forums and store:
http://www.nsl-forum.com
http://www.rhs-verdand.com

*** DOWNLOAD FROM:
http://www.nazi-leaks.info
http://www.p4rtyvan.net

Other articles on A3P:
http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-files/groups/
american-third-position
http://www.adl.org/main_Extremism/Backgrounder:+American+Third+Position.htm

http://www.onepeoplesproject.com/index.php?option=
com_content&view=article&id=940
http://ladylibertyslamp.
wordpress.com/2010/07/12/american-olympic-gold-medalist-joins-white-supremacist-
political-group/

Table Of Contents:

Private Conversations from James Kelso and A3P emails

Private Forum discussions exemplifying connections between a3p
and Ron Paul

More Forum Conversations Filled with Racism, Sexism.
Transphobia etc

Addresses, phone numbers  and other  personal info on hundreds
of A3P members,supporters and merchandise purchasers

NEW JERSEY REPORTBACK: THE BATTLE OF PEMBERTON: ARA VS NSM

PLEASE DONATE TO LEGAL DEFENSE FUND FOR ANTIFA ARRESTED IN NJ!

Friends, We are writing to request your aid for the legal defense fund of two Antifa activists who were arrested in Burlington County, New Jersey after a confrontation that ended an annual neo-Nazi conference. The activists are members of New Jersey and New York chapters of Anti-Racist Actionamong whose activities are tracking down white supremacist groups, publicizing them and confronting them in order to shut down their ability to recruit and plan. Any donations can be sent via Paypal to donate@antiracistaction.org.

From the Anti-Racist Action Network:

The Battle of Pemberton: ARA vs NSM

The National Socialist Movement (NSM), a group that tries to dance around the fact that they are Nazis while sporting swastikas on their uniforms and sieg heiling, had been planning to host their annual conference along with a rally, redneck horse shoe and band spectacle for several months.

The dates were set for April 15th and 16th in Trenton, New Jersey. Of course we can assume they expected some unhappy spectators at the rally but what they didn’t predict was an all out battle that left 4 of their “SS security” force in the hospital with multiple staples. The NSM went through quite a bit of trouble keeping their event and sleeping locations private. This was nothing but a waste of time for the NSM considering the turncoats within their organization leaked the information to anti-fascists weeks in advance.

The 15th came around and a phone jam was put on both the hotel, where 50 or 60 of them stayed for the weekend(the Comfort Inn off 209 in Bordentown, NJ) and their conference location (the 449 club at 6 Pemberton Ave in Pemberton). Just as the conference was about to begin 30 of us took the streets about 2 blocks away and marched in black bloc to the conference location. Within that time several people living and passing through the neighborhood began to stare from the cars and porches as we let them know Nazis were meeting in their town. One person, upon notification, parked his car and joined the bloc immediately, eager to confront the boneheads. By the time we arrived to demonstrate a few nazis from the NSM gathered outside of the conference space but within a few seconds about 30 or 40 of their fully SS uniformed security were out with chairs, thinking they were about to kick some antifa tail. After some exchanged words the NSM walked off the property to engage us. They wanted a brawl…and we defended ourselves successfully.

After a brutal rumble of evenly matched numbers the NSM quickly scurried back to the property with bashed skulls, bruised faces and damaged property, sending 4 boneheads to the hospital (2 of which may still remain there). At this point the cops had shown up and we managed to retreat with one comrade minorly injured and two arrested. It can be assumed that if the conference was not shut down completely, the talking they were doing had nothing to do with rank promotions and five year plans, as it was supposed to. This was the part of the purpose of our demonstration; we are not trying to change their minds or tell them they have been bad little nazi sub-humans. We want to disempower them, leave them in fear and most importantly crush what they are trying to build. Not only did we win the physical battle by a mile, but given the goal at hand, they were completely defeated. The conference was now minimized to a retreating space where the NSM would pout and discuss their defeat. According to some sources not only did some members of the NSM check into a different hotel, spending more money and fearing more attacks, but even the cops were laughing at how bad the nazis were beat and were quoted saying “ARA isn’t playing this weekend”, but then again, are we ever?

The next day, April 16th, it was time for the downtown rally in Trenton followed by the backyard concert on Jason Heickes’ property. Before the NSM showed for their hour long spectacle in which they gained no supporters whatsoever, not only were ARA, the new Black Panthers and other radical groups ready to confront the Nazis but the community itself filled the streets with rage looking to clean house. The NSM was protected by several hundreds of cops, as you can expect, and because of this there really was no physical stand off aside from a few rocks hurled at their busses as they exited the city. This was a second victory for us since they gained absolutely nothing and no one out of the formality while we showed our numbers and that we were more then prepared for another round. After the Nazis left, one of our other enemies in the three way struggle, the cops, moved aggressively to force us out of the city, but not before a few folks smashed some Bank of America windows. These actions show that the rage against the fascists is not based out of a will to preserve the status quo or protect capitalism but rather a will to reclaim what is ours and to smash racism, fascism and all oppression and apparati of control. Since one of the band members from Zyklon b had his head split wide open in the melee and because it was raining we assume the outdoor concert on Heickes’ property was at the very least not what they expected bringing. Yet another victory for our side.

View a low-quality video of the street brawl posted by the NSM:

Another Anti-Racist Action Network member writes:

The rejection of the identity of victimization through cracking a Nazi’s skull.
-by a bitch ass faggot

On Friday, April 15th, 2011 some anti-fascist in Anti-Racist Action learned of the location of the National Socialist Movement’s national conference for rank promotion and five-year planning. A group of 30 of us decided to march to where the Nazi’s were strongest, to bodily and boldly confront them, and we were decidedly victorious. After the the dust settled six Nazis were hospitalized, more were injured, their vehicles and property were damaged, and their conference was ended. On the other side, one anti-fascist required moderate first aid.

Many of us at the melee were people of color, working class, immigrants, women, queer, transgendered, and/or people on parole or probation. The logic of the victim is constantly thrust upon us. We are said to be ‘at risk’ and must be protected and pandered to. It is said that we need others, usually the State, to protect and stand up for us. But, through the action of splitting Nazis’ heads open, we rejected the logic of victimization. We will continue to do so, we will be victims no longer. We do not need others to stand up for us, we have each other. When we are attacked, we will find each other and counterattack, so hard and so fierce that we will surprise even ourselves.

If the Nazis call us bitch ass faggots, they might not be that far off the mark. But if they conflate those slurs with weakness, the six hospital visits they faced would prove otherwise.

From the mainstream Burlington County Times:

Neo-Nazis, opponents brawlPEMBERTON BOROUGH – A clash between neo-Nazis and members of an antiracist organization Friday evening left four Nazis in the hospital and prompted two arrests, according to the New Jersey State Police.

The fight involved about 50 people and took place on the eve of a neo-Nazi rally Saturday in Trenton.

State troopers responded to the fight at about 7 p.m. on the unit block of Pemberton Street, where members of the Detroit-based National Socialist Movement were gathering to prepare for their rally.

The group has been described as one of the largest neo-Nazi hate groups in the country and promotes a racist and anti-Semitic agenda, according to both the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center.

While the NSM members were meeting, about 25 people from a Minnesota-based group called the Anti-Racist Action Network drove into the borough and an armed melee ensued between the two groups. They fought with weapons such as knives, pipes and wooden boards, state police said.

All but two of the combatants, who were not seriously hurt, scattered when troopers arrived.

State police arrested Joseph W. Alcoff, 29, of Syracuse, N.Y., and Thomas T. Keenan, 25, of Franklin Township, and charged them both with third-degree inciting a riot.

Both are members of the Anti-Racist Action Network and both were transferred to the Burlington County Jail in Mount Holly in lieu of $50,000 bail each, according to state police.

Authorities said the incident remains under investigation and do not rule out further arrests and charges.

Four of the Nazis suffered undisclosed injuries as a result of the fight and were transported to local hospitals.

Two were treated and released from Lourdes Emergency Department at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Pemberton Township. The other two were being treated at Virtua Memorial in Mount Holly on Saturday, state police said.

Their identities or conditions were not available.

The Anti-Racist Action Network posted a blog to its website about the incident describing the confrontation.

“A group of 30 of us decided to march to where the Nazis were strongest, to bodily and boldly confront them, and we were decidedly victorious,” the blog reads. “After the dust settled, six Nazis were hospitalized, more were injured, their vehicles and property were damaged, and their conference was ended.”

The neo-Nazi rally in Trenton did go on as planned for about 90 minutes Saturday, but state police said the 50 members of the National Socialist Movement who marched at the Statehouse were outnumbered fourfold by members of antiracist groups and other counter-protesters.

The event was generally peaceful, although there were at least three arrests – one for breaking a window at a bank, one for a weapons offense, and one for shooting off fireworks, according to state police.

Authorities did not immediately release further details.