Martin Luther King's Denver Sermon #OpKKK #HoodsOff

King Visited Colorado in 1959, 1964 and finally in 1967.  On May 18, 1967, he arrived at 5:20pm at Stapleton Airport – named after the Klansman Mayor of Denver who proclaimed the victory of the Invisible Empire from atop Castle Rock during the terror of 1923.

King had previously faced death at a church on Adams Street in Littleton, which had filled to the capacity of 800 for the occasion.  Security was tight. Few who attended remember King’s exact message there, just the calm he exuded. King handled the bomb threat during the service in a way that everyone knew everything was going to be all right. He was truly a holy man.
But what he said should have been better remembered: “more and more we must come to see that the problem of racial injustice is a national problem and not a sectional one.  No one in our country can boast of clean hands to their brother.  And I think as the movement progresses in the south it must progress in the north - and vice versa – because if you have a problem anywhere you have some aspects of it everywhere. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

He promised to us a new West, a new America, a new world, borderless, Just, animated by love, filled with the peace of Truth.  He taught that if injustice anywhere was a threat to justice everywhere, the opposite was equally true: the establishment of Justice anywhere would result in a just world, and called upon all good men to establish that Justice.

Whether the prophecy was divinely inspired or merely hopeful, the sermon motivated a new way of thinking, one which transcended law as an instrument of justice, and instead comprehended love and truth as the prerequisite for peace.

Park Hill was the first neighborhood in Denver and the nation to openly resist (and succeed against) the blockbusting that occurred when black families started moving into neighborhoods that had been previously been inhabited mostly by white families. Rather than go along with what is also called “white flight,” many Park Hill residents worked to integrate the neighborhood and welcome the prosperity of their brothers. 

Here in Denver, though schools were not legally segregated, we built new parks and bussed children from school to school to ensure that children of all races continued to play together.  It is true, despite our efforts we failed and our children rioted and hurt each other, instigated toward hatred by our enemies.  And to our shame we ourselves subsequently turned against our brothers.  But we may say in our defense that at least this shame occurred despite our best efforts to prevent it.

More memories of Colorado's first #OpKKK and #HoodsOff campaigns

What is the lesson to learn from when Colorado failed to defeat the Klan in the first #OpKKK and #HoodsOff campaign of more than a hundred years ago?

When Governor Morely took power in 1925, nowhere else in the West, except perhaps in Oregon, did the Klan exert such control over all affairs of the State. 
Denver Mayor Stapleton chose to address the victory of the no longer “invisible Empire” from atop the Castle Rock.  Though the site has been purified of its evil and an electric Christian star now watches over the People there, illuminating the darkness that almost consumed it, that night, crosses burned atop the Rock and across the State.
The Klan retired from its victory rally on the Castle Rock to Denver.  There, the Klan’s national leaders joined them, occupying the City, they were escorted to the Capitol by an official motorcade. 
           Throughout the State at the local level, laws were passed that prevented non-whites and non-protestant Christians from employing whites and protestants, or otherwise undertaking commerce and industry.  Or voting – or even being elected to office.  Murders and assassinations were encouraged and sometimes perpetrated by the police when new officers were appointed by the insurgents to replace those loyal officers who would not obey orders.  It suffices to say that incredible crimes were committed in the name of law.
              Prior to the Klan, Denver was largely an integrated City, with neighborhoods composed of various races and religious groups.  The Klan saw these as threats, and homes occupied by darker races and non-protestant worshipers in white protestant neighborhoods were specially targeted.
Jews, Catholics, Blacks, Hispanics and other undesired members of the State University faculty were either fired or forced to resign, their offices given to Klansmen.  Oversight boards across the State were filled with Klansmen.
           But when the Shrine of St. Anne's Catholic Church of Arvada was desecrated by a burning cross, the Catholic community could bear no further insult.  It is rumored, though unconfirmed, that the office of the Bishop discretely united and organized the several Catholic criminal organizations of the Italians and Hispanics, who, encouraged by promises of salvation made by their religious leader, undertook a holy war against the Klan for the reconquest of Colorado.  By the Bishop, it is said, they were encouraged to invite non-Catholics to the fight, and take the swiftest victory possible.  Others relate that the Greek, Jewish, Black and Asian gangs, did not wait for invitation.  But whether it occurred one way or another, there was very little encouragement which would have been required.
              This occurred during the height of prohibition, and the mobsters were well organized and had many weapons – but few morals.  The gangs demonstrated neither humanity or justice in their crusade as they flexed their brutal strength.  
Yet their survival and the survival of their communities was at stake: the Klan was, ultimately, bad for business, and if they did not unite and fight – even at great loss – they would have been unable to bear the domination. 
During this remarkable war, the mobsters fought alongside loyalists in police departments and among law abiding men and women, and, from time to time, obtained discrete assistance from Federal law enforcement.  They combined forces in integrated units under centralized commanders.  They helped comfort each other in their losses.
The adventures of the mobster war would fill a book, but here I would remark not upon their strength or cunning, only their effectiveness. 
Having won every battle, they ultimately lost the war: like the militias in the previous century, they allowed numerous non-combatant rebel partisans to escape.
Grand Dragon John Galen Locke was one who escaped.  He was a short, extremely overweight Denver physician, and ran the Klan and much of the state from his office at 1345 Glenarm Place.  Locke, as Klan Grand Dragon controlled the State.  But surprisingly, Locke did not live the values of the Klan. He married a Catholic and employed two Catholic secretaries, paying their pew rents.  He helped fundraise for the Catholic St. Catherine of Siena parish with lavish and lucrative bingo parties.  Locke was also known to have contributed philanthropically to Jewish and Black charities as well, and is widely considered to have promoted the Klan as a means to political power rather than supported its philosophies of hate and bigotry.  And with the temptation of political power, he corrupted men who otherwise would have abhorred the Klan.
It was a quick war.  By 1926, the Klan found their political hold weakened in most of the larger towns and cities of Colorado.  By 1927, lightly armed citizens in our smaller towns and cities were able to chase away the Ghosts: In Sedalia, several lightly armed citizens were able to chase the Klan from their town with no resistance and no loss of life or injury.  By 1928, much of the damage they had done was repaired.
The Republicans were led by Senator Adams in the Statehouse who, nearly singlehandedly, prevented much damage from being done at a State level and is credited with defending the Bill of Rights from the Klan’s intended destruction.  He was rewarded with the Governorship after the Klan was forced from the State and saw to it that Morley and other Klansmen who survived the assassinations of the gangsters served time in the State’s jails.
Governor Adams permitted several Klan laws to remain on the books.  The law requiring schools to fly the American flag was too popular to repeal, and the one which makes the private stilling of liquor at home a felony is generally understood to be good sense because of the explosive nature of refined alcoholic vapor.  The survival of these laws goes to show that no organization, however evil, is perfectly so and may inadvertently benefit the public it seeks to destroy. 
But Governor Adams also controversially permitted the Klan’s land use regulations remain.
Zoning regulations are more effective than bombs at controlling or destroying neighborhoods and cultural or racial groups, but can also become effective tools for protecting the natural resources of Colorado.  The temptation to use these laws to benefit the public was too great, and the land use regulations were kept upon these and similar arguments.
Land use zoning laws in Colorado have their roots in Denver’s Capitol Hill Improvement Association and other KKK organizations supported by Mayor Stapleton.  Their goals, of regulating what kinds of businesses could be in a neighborhood and who ran them, as well as what kinds of housing and who could live in them, translated into the modern zoning regulations, adopted in 1925.  
It has been my experience and the lesson of our history that men are usually content to murder and torment each other on an individual basis, and only rarely gather in groups of dozens or hundreds for the purpose of melee.  A little blood is enough, usually, to satisfy man’s small ambition of hatred.  Yet, my friend, you must trust me when I tell you there are men today practicing the arts of war, and there will be greater bloodshed if we do not all abandon our hatred, and unequivocally, totally and entirely love our brothers.  
Armed as the Klan and their sympathizers are today with formidable weapons of horror – poison gasses, biological terrors, computer viruses and even worse weapons of mass terror and destruction – all of which are capable in the destruction of life and property – I am convinced that this phase of our long war must necessarily become the last.  For, as destructive as the artillery and propane bombs and armor piercing bullets have been in the past, the cycle of violence escalates when there are so many more dead and injured to avenge.  None shall remain untouched by this new barbarism.
A great sacrifice of love is demanded of us by Justice.  We have no Jordan or Ganges here to cleanse our souls of sin, and while there is a necessity to hesitate before undertaking any reprisal that would taint your soul with the blood and sins of your brother, you must not hesitate even a single heartbeat in defending your brother against his enemy.

the True and the Grey about the Elizabeth School District’s Director Andrew “Chip” Swan

by Aaron Brachfeld - - - Chip Swan wants you to know he thinks that I am an idiot.  I want you to know I have a higher opinion of him than he does of me.
        This is a difficult story to tell because it reflects more than a year of conversations and experiences.  Ultimately, however, it is best expressed through my relationship with Elizabeth School Board Director Andrew “Chip” Swan.  He gave me crucial insight into the culture corruption and bullying that defines the Elizabeth School Board, and it is through his political career that the progress of the Board over the last decade from embezzlement to oppression is best observed.
        I first met Chip Swan last September. 
        Back then, he had sought out the Herald to communicate with the community about the proposed school bond after having been banned from Brooks Imperial’s facebook page for cyberbullying.
        For what it is worth, Chip has been accused of bullying often.  I, myself, experienced what could be described as bullying from him, but after more than a year’s observation, I would describe his behavior as more of a kind of intense aggression rather than bullying: there is no intention of domination or extortion, only heighted anger motivated through paranoia. 
        At the time, he was so aggressively rude to the Herald readers participating on a facebook forum that he created opposition to whatever he was attempting to proponent, inspiring a reaction of anger from his own anger.  I believe it is too much to credit him alone for the failure of the bond, but appropriate to say that he exemplified or embodied the reasons for the community’s lack of support.
        Chip’s aggression resulted in threats and other hostility to students, parents, community members and even teachers who were, at first, even in support of the bond, and had presented “soft” questions to the School Board for the purpose of helping the bond pass.  His threats resulted in students, teachers and community members writing in about their similar experiences with the Board.
        It was largely healing for the victims to share their stories with each other, as they began to comprehend that the School Board was an institution and, though the members on it were badly behaved, the institution itself was not to be blamed.  But some victims failed to find that solace, and instead attempted to lash out at Chip – and other school board members. 
        I was encouraged to print about his arrests and financial struggles.  After finding even the incident reports from the several police agencies involved, and reading the court records, I was convinced that Chip Swan had never been convicted, and that the financial troubles he experienced were not his fault.  In fact, he had managed to resolve his numerous problems with such delicacy and thoroughness that, if anything, he was worthy of praise and the public’s trust: the Elizabeth Schools was suffering from similar criminal and financial troubles, and if this man could resolve his own so well, he would likely be a key asset in the success of the District.  He put his house in order; he was innocent and blameless.
        Yet there is a difference: when working for the public, skill in politics is required.  And Chip is no politician.  He had never served as a civil servant before, though he did act as a DA’s Investigator – an occupation where aggression is sometimes of some benefit, or at very least, encouraged.  In politics, aggression is damaging and self-defeating: the objective of politics is to achieve those objectives you mutually share with your opponent, and this requires establishing and expanding common ground.
        When I talked with Chip about his past, and what I had learned, I was threatened by him in an outrageous and offensive way.  But, understanding he intended no oppression or wrong by it, and understanding his background, I took little of the insults proffered to me.  In this respect, he stood in contrast to both the likes of School Board President Deb Spenceley who, writing official letters to threaten members of the public who had looked into and had questions about school finances, demonstrated both the intent and effect of intimidation.  Evidence of the monitoring of both faculty (and more disturbingly) student emails and phonecalls for political dissonance, political hirings and terminations, and other oppressive activities by the Board and the Administration aside, I had come to the conclusion Chip was rough around the edges, but unlike the rest of the board, and far from malicious.
        I had in the past attempted to help this investigator by facilitating dialogue with the district he represented, as well as those conservatives with whom he so often had disagreements.  I soon found help from Chris Richardson, who also believed that a politically diverse environment was an asset to the district.  He also felt the media was not an enemy, and facilitated the inclusion of the Herald in a “Good News Bulletin” designed to help get some of the good news about the district into the public’s awareness. 
        Richardson confirmed for me most of my understandings about the Board, and re-inspired my hope in a Board that was progressing away from embezzlement, away from oppression, toward fairness and lawful behavior. 
        I enjoyed printing the good news about the District.  However, after I also published information about some of the bad things President Spenceley and the Administration had done, I was no longer allowed to cover school events and stopped getting the good news bulletins. 
        This year, I printed an op-ed designed to raise unanswered questions about the recent tax increase the Board desired.  I explained dialogue and debate is essential to the democratic process, and since there was no opposition to the tax increases printed in the Election’s Blue Book, I would shoulder the burden of raising the critical questions – while supporting the tax increase despite these lingering questions.
        Because we have such a high standard of truth – that something must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt – it is important to present not only what is known beyond doubt, but also what is in question, and to raise what questions remain for debate and consideration.
        Chip Swan contacted me again on November 22 to share with me that the School Board had been honored – some good news that the Elbert County News (a newspaper out of Centennial) had been given in press release, but which the Herald (an Elizabeth newspaper) had not.   
        I took the opportunity to ask whether I might be included in the good news bulletin again? But Chip said, “Probably not” because of my coverage of the “school iniatives [sic].”  The Board apparently felt it was “biased and riddled with inaccurate information.” 
        Also, Chip felt that I was wrong in reporting that Norm Happel had been banned from the school grounds after inquiring into the District finances.  Despite my having a copy (and printing a copy) of the letter, signed by President Spenceley, from the School District banning him.  And on February 13, at 11:48pm, Chip Swan wrote to me about it, saying “he has a letter that forbids his presence on district property.”
        Chip may very well be a competent investigator.  But he should apply his skills toward the betterment of the District.  He is surrounded by scoundrels, thieves and criminals of numerous kinds.  As just one elected official to a large board of elected officials, he can hardly be blamed for the company he keeps.  However, he must keep the public’s trust.  He is obligated by law to report the crimes he observes, and not perpetuate them. 
        I would take this moment to encourage Chip further: penalizing media from printing good news about the District because they hold contrary opinions or print unflattering news about the District you care about is not going to make the District better.  Nor is it going to improve the coverage of the good news about the District.  Improving the District, and generating better and more good news will accomplish your goals.
        You admirably cleaned your house.  Now, clean up the District.

Chip Swan wanted me to print in full our conversation on this past weekend. 

Chip Swan - - - There is a good story for you.
Aaron Brachfeld - - - Hey, Thanks. Any hope of being re-added to the update email list that Michele puts together? Richardson says that I am not being included because I had called for comment about stories that might have negatively impacted the district before printing them (and which I ultimately did not print).
Chip Swan - - - Probably not.  Your post on meadowlark Herald about the school iniatives, in my opinion was based and riddled with inaccurate information.   The county does not run the school district election.   The county doesn't put together the pro or con.  Biased not based and riddled
Aaron Brachfeld - - - You know, Chip, between you and me, it seems quite contrary to our American values to punish media when stories are printed that are not to their liking.  And you apparently didn't even read the story: it was prefaced with the intent to provide dialogue and debate, since everyone else was supporting the measures.
Chip Swan - - - Sure but you reported inaccurate information.   You can "report" facts when they are bad I don't mind factual information that points out faults.  But publish inaccurate information is not what a professional media type does.
        Fact:  it is not the job of the county clerk to solicit PRO and CON for any one issue.  It is the duty of the district of voters.  Anyone residing in the voting district can submit a pro or con for the issue.  Nobody submitted a con, therefore it was left blank.  Also because there was not another county issue the only issue was Elizabeth School District.
        The information you published about the citizen being banned appeared to me to be a bad rendition of the two Frank Reeves and Norm Happel letters combined.   Norm was not banned from the schools.
Aaron Brachfeld - - - When you choose to actually read the stories I print, I am sure we will have a more intelligent conversation about the subjects they cover.
Chip Swan - - - I read them well!!  Aaron go to print!! Make sure you include what I really said.  Please add that I think you are an idiot.
Chip Swan [several hours later]  - - - Why did you delete your post that I referenced.   Hmmmm glad I took a screen grab.

Aaron Brachfeld - - - Chip, you're paranoid. I have not deleted anything. And I will gladly include everything you have written.


Here is something to think about: Chip Swan posted on November 5 on his facebook page:
Here is my epiphany on Elizabeth Schools 3A and 3B ballot questions.
The board of education consists of 5 members elected by residents of the district.
We 5 members of the BOE drink from a fire hose of school knowledge for the first few months after being elected on how schools work.
It would stand to reason that the 5 of us know more then the average citizen of our school district. It also stands to reason that if we were elected that somebody trusted us to have the elected position.
So when I get statements to me on Facebook or what ever media source. Statements that seem to be great question/statement from the average citizen about how school funding happens it would take me turning on the fire hose of knowledge and drown you in all sorts of funding factoids.
So my conclusion is just trust who you elected to guide the schools and when we say we need to vote yes on something just vote yes.
Or please get ready for the fire hose!

Volume 5 Issue 47

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No good news about Elizabeth Schools?

By Aaron Brachfeld - - - Hey everybody! I need your help. The Elizabeth School District has not been sending me "the good news bulletin" written by Michele McCameron because, according to two Boardmembers, I print not only the good news in the bulletin, but also sometimes "bad" news about abuses of power by the School Board, and printed an op-ed raising questions about the tax increase.  Will someone give me the good news about the Elizabeth School District so that neither I or my readers will think there's only bad things going on there and have a more balanced view of the matter?

Remembering the first #HoodsOff #OpKKK campaign

In 1870, the KKK was declared to be a terrorist organization by the Federal Government, who recognized the group as essentially the insurgency of the defeated Confederacy.  Like our present War on Terror, things did not go well, and by the early 20th Century, the Klan - by rhetoric, corruption and violence - seized power throughout the West.
Here in Colorado, as Denver, Pueblo, Grand Junction, Canon City and scores of other towns and cities succumbed to the Klan, only one major city resisted domination: Colorado Springs. Then as now, El Paso County was a Republican stronghold, and the party leadership actively opposed the KKK which had taken over the Republican and Democratic Parties throughout the rest of the State. 
Then, as now, the extreme wings of both parties did not represent the true will of the People, or even the basic philosophies of their political affiliation.
Law enforcement was targeted for infiltration and many Police Chiefs across the State became Klan members, but Colorado Springs Police Chief Hugh Harper fought the Klan from the moment it arrived: he did not know it for what it was or would become, but sensed it to be no good, and a “temptation to the hot-heads and the firebrands.” 
Within a month of the Klan’s arrival in the Springs, the police department had the Klan under surveillance so that its membership list could not stay secret.
Under the belief that “there is a good prospect that the new Ku Klux Klan may take men into its roster who act first and think afterward” and “that can only mean a calamity in any community, sooner or later,” he scoffed at the Klan's claim to support law and order.  “Thieves and crooks join the Klan to secure the protection of Klan police officers,” he later explained of his beliefs at the time.
In his beliefs, he was joined by C.C. Hamlin, publisher of the city's two leading newspapers, The Gazette and the Evening Telegraph. Hamlin publically spoke out against the Klan in his editorial pages. “Its code is such that few save the most viciously biased would openly subscribe to it. The protection of anonymity, the refuge of moral cowardice, alone brings members to it.” 
So Hamlin purposed himself to remove that protection, and had his reporters infiltrate the local klavern; he published a list of leaders, and threatened to print the name of every member.  Just as, today, Anonymous has begun a #HoodsOff and #OpKKK campaign.

Both Hamlin and Harper were Republicans.  Hamlin was a national committeeman and he told his readers that being loyal to the principles of the Republican Party meant voting for Calvin Coolidge for president in 1924, but against Klansmen Morley and Means for governor and senator.  We should, today, too closely examine the politics of those men and women we elect to serve us.  And those which, unelected, should remain heedful of the Public's interests.

Eloy Oliveira prepares another album

by Aaron Brachfeld - - - I’m not getting tired of Eloy Oliveira’s jam of the week.  Posting them for free online at youtube he displays a wide variety of styles to showcase his talent.  The first series (of 8 weeks: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHdhvF0C7VBGNe6T9dhynDGTVlqWMpH4Y) represents his preparations for a new album he is just beginning to contemplate.  His fans, who enjoyed his previous album, “Burn in Flames,” anxiously watch for clues as to what he is intending in the future.  While saving his original works for his albums, he has historically trained his skills by studying the work of other guitarists and composers.

        Oliveira comes from a background of classical guitar in a city known for its Italian masters.  But being wholly of Buenos Aires, he cannot seem to help but infuse his work with the vibrant sounds of tango, and other South (and North) American sounds.  

Our friend the coyote

Photograph by Sheila Brachfeld, Story by Aaron Brachfeld - - - Coyotes were seen on Butterfly Hill after the most recent snowfall.  One, using the path up there, left these tracks.  The Coyotes were observed from a distance, but even at that distance their difference from foxes and domesticated dogs were evident: a different gait, a different behavior, and even the different proportionate size of their several body parts immediately indicated “coyote.”
        Though recently vilified because of their occasional predation of small breeds of domestic dogs or cats, may be readily defended in that regard by recalling that they only opportunistically seize dogs or cats that wander into their wild territories.  In this respect, coyotes actually cause less harm to dogs and cats than the sun or snow does – or the masters of those dogs or cats who cruelly expose their pets to the unrelenting summertime heat  and wintertime cold.  Adequate precautions against weather, coyotes and other natural phenomenon will protect both cats and dogs.
        An individual who has a surplus of food will share with the rest of the coyotes in the area by advertising the food through singing.  They care for their wounded and elder fellows, and will adopt babies belonging to other parents if the need arises.  In these – and other respects – they present an example of better humanity than some of our own species.
        Coyotes have adapted to a vast variety of wild – and urban – environments.  They are semi-social scavengers who sometimes hunt insects, rodents, rabbits – and the smallest size cats and dogs.  Though shy and afraid of humans, even when cornered they present no threat to people and often perform as great a service to humanity through the extermination of vermin as domestic cats or dogs. 

        Coyotes utilize complex communication in the form of singing.  Different songs communicate information about the individuals both singing and sung to, the presence of specific opportunities and threats, and sometimes the emotional state of the coyote singing.  Duets during mating season are very common, and very beautiful.

KKK and Anonymous

Anonymous is undertaking to expose the identities of KKK members in the Saint Louis area. In doing so, they have illuminated the fact that some police officers and other officials are Klansmen (a partial list posted by Anonymous on pastebin.com is included at the bottom of this story).  With similar allegations made against law enforcement agencies in Colorado, most notably after the arrest of the Arapahoe County Sheriff by independent journalists like Jon Ellinoff, and across the nation, it is interesting to observe that Anonymous, for whatever reason, has succeeded in engaging the Klan in dialogue where traditional journalism has failed.

The beginning of any non-violent resolution is dialogue, and there is hope that, while each party has declared a cyberwar upon the other, and the Klan has even made death threats against Anonymous, a non-violent resolution may indeed be possible - though perhaps not immediately.

The Klan's response (also included in this story) was also posted to pastebin.com - which has become a neutral forum for both parties to express themselves, one of the most necessary elements to a successful dialogue between antagonistic parties.

There are other signs that dialogue may result in non-violent resolution through long-term diplomacy.  Both the Klan and Anonymous are expressing their fundamental values to each other, and also the reasoning behind those values - and this opens the door for common ground to be sought and subsequently found.

However, without a desire for limitations to the engagement, it is unlikely that there will be non-violent resolution: at this time, the Klan has openly planned assaults against neutral safe places in the Saint Louis vicinity (including Churches), and while Anonymous has declared limitations to their aggressions against the Klan, without the Klan expressing similar limitation, the next object of Anonymous should be to engage the Klan toward limiting the use of force against willing combatants only.

Here is the Klan's Response:

Greetings anonymous and its supporters.

The KKK has been bringing a message of hope and deliverance to a white, Christian America now for a number of years, we preach a message of love, not hate.

However there is only so much abuse we will sit and take from these would be revolutionary left wingers. If you poke the hive enough, the wasps will sting. That's what this is; payback for all of the disinformation and attacks from the group known as anonymous.

I regard the Klan, the Anglo-Saxon clubs and White American societies, as far as the Negro is concerned, as better friends of the race than all other groups of hypocritical whites put together. Why the group of wannabe hackers are targeting us is not clear, however we do not have time to ask these questions when we are constantly under attack.

Your attempts of as you call it "doxxing" on official  members of the Klan mean nothing. We're not trying to hide, and you're  posting information that is public on the web. We don't care.
But you, you're hiding behind pathetic masks, trying your best to disable to the Klan, which will never happen.
Now let us tell you, we've paid people inside your  little pathetic group "Anonymous" for your information, and from what has been given to us already, the main leaders of this #OpKKK have already been identified.

A few names have been obtained by us already, including  that of a supposedly high ranking anonymous member  Commander X, aka Christopher Doyon, aka The Grand Wizard Of Anonymous.  Another name we have been given is that of one Robert Allen Mitchell who goes by @TrezSec. Robert has been brought to our attention by a few of our members for prick waving. This is just the tip of the iceberg. You pathetic nigger lovers are going down, we're NOT HIDING. WE'RE NOT ASHAMED OF WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE REPRESENT. THE INVISIBLE EMPIRE CANNOT AND WILL NOT BE OVERTHROWN. 

We held a Klan wide meeting today with the Imperial Wizard, who has decided if you want war, we will give you war, not online, but on the streets, we will hunt you down and tear those masks from your face. You'll be strung up next to the chimps. On display for the whole world  to see. The Klan is to be feared, not threatened. Turn away, or face the  consequences. 
We would like to wish Officer Darren Wilson and his family all the best in the future. To Anonymous and the people of  Ferguson, we will see you on the streets.

Signed and dated
The Grand Wizard - 
Frank Ancona
11/19/2014
Today, Tomorrow, and Forever.

Here is Anonymous's initial posting (numerous subsequent postings followed on Twitter and Facebook, including several inflamatory images of violence to Klansmen).  

/************\CONTACT_DETAILS/************\
Contact Address;
Imperial Office PO Box 54
Pelham NC 27311

Klan Hotlines (24/7);
(336) 432-0386
(804) 248-2557
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Elena Haskins
101 W McKnight Way
Grass Valley, CA 95949

www.elenahaskins.com - 208.109.181.175
www.youtube.com/user/ElenaHaskins
plus.google.com/108674288016643629774/
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Ruth Castle
P.O. Box 130723 
Roseville, MN 55113        
(763) 434-3518
librarymind@yahoo.com
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Willis Frazier
Int. Keystone Knights

56 CR 327
Cherry Valley,
AR 72324
+1.8702085731
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Email - plamonica100@gmail.com
Social Media:
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/paul-lamonica/57/508/62
Former Employer - Rencol Components
Occupation - Retired. KKK member.
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Name - Paul Thomas DeCoste
Age - 70 - 75
Email - pdecoste@charter.net
Phone(s):
423-357-3552 (should be primary)
713-574-5287 (secondary)
802-476-3006 (alternate)
City - Church Hill
State - Tennessee
Zip - 37642
Addresses:
220 Park Ave
158 N Seminary Street, Barre, Vermont (former)
Associated with:
Betsy DeCoste, Jessica DeCoste, Anne DeCoste
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Name: Karolina Mloda
Boss at Pierce Your Life
2013 to present
Studied Art & Design, Graphics, drama , french at Wakefield City Academy
Past: Wakefield City Academy
Lives in Wakefield
From Elblag
Current City and Hometown
Wakefield, Elbag
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MLodAax/
Basic Information
Interested In
Men
Languages
English · Polish · French
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Rachel May Pendergraft
Age: 43
DOB: Dec 31st, 1968
Hometown:
Phone: (870) 427-1611
Adress: 6377 Lead Hill RD Harrison, AR 72601
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Name: Grzegorz Cepowski
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grzegorz.cepowski
Kierowca at MPK-Łódź Sp. z o.o.
Past: Hollister Co.
Studied at NEW College Pontefract
Past: Wakefield College and Szkoła Podstawowa nr 35 w Łodzi
Lives in Normanton, Wakefield, United Kingdom
From Retkinia, Lodz, Poland
Sister: https://www.facebook.com/wczerniejewska
Little Sister: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001708418688
Father: https://www.facebook.com/jake.l.cooper
Cousin: https://www.facebook.com/angelika.owczarek.984
Brother: https://www.facebook.com/dawid.herfort
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Dalton Stout
http://www.criminalrecords.com/records/dalton-stout-in-texas
https://www.facebook.com/dalton.stout.18/

Father : George Stout
https://www.facebook.com/george.stout.779/

Business Address:
10362 Hwy 82 West
De Kalb,
TX 75559

Brother : Evan Stout
Born: February 15, 1992 (Age: 22)
Education: James Bowie High School & Lincoln Technical Institute
Occupation: Ledwell & Son
Texarkana, Texas
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/************\MAIL_DETAILS/************\
"Roy Armstrong" roygodenau@hotmail.com
"Mike Zaric" Mikezaric@msn.com
"Mark Webe" weber@ihr.org
"Marge O'Brien" mobrien11@attbi.com
"Kay Jordan" kayjordan@cox.net
"Kanga Roo"  librarymind@yahoo.com
"Julia Pechkovskaya" otto77@pochtamt.ru
"John Hill" johnhill90@hotmail.com
"Christine Epperson" happygma@aol.com / happygma@hotmail.com
"Elena Haskins" NotAZombie@aol.com
"Craig De Mott" demott@online.ru
"Chris Brand" crispian@chris-brand.co.uk / brand@crispian.demon.co.uk
"Brett" t_k_ross@hotmail.com
"Bob Whitaker" bobw1830@aol.com
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/************\WEBSITE_IPS/************\
www.kkk.com - 206.190.130.68
www.stormfront.org - 192.184.9.144
ikcukkkk.webs.com - 75.98.17.65
kukluxklan.net - 192.185.21.159
www.unskkkk.com - 184.168.135.241
www.texaskkk.com - 199.34.228.100
kkk.bz - 206.190.130.68
www.kkkk.net - 65.52.16.245
kkk.org - 50.87.149.75
www.kkklan.com -  63.134.131.254
wckkkk.org - 107.152.98.22
www.kingidentity.com - 128.121.134.140
kuklosknights.com - 192.254.235.208
www.ikkkkk.org - 208.109.181.198
www.uwkkkk.com - 74.52.139.253
www.kkkknights.com - 72.167.191.69
www.whitakeronline.org - 75.127.114.162
www.christian-identity.org - 199.34.228.100
www.elenahaskins.com - 208.109.181.175
marylandknights.weebly.com - 199.34.228.53
traditionalistamericanknights.com - 190.93.252.118
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/************\WEBSITE_OWNERS/***********\
KKK.com - Rachel Pendergraft         Primary Contact
Stormfront.org -  Don Black              Primary Contact
kuklosknights.com - Paul DeCoste  Registrar of multiple.
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