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Old March 7th, 2011 #1401
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Angry Local Paper on Trial Delay

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110308/...der_for_hire_4

Trial for ex-Aryan Nations lawyer delayed in Idaho

– 1 hr 29 mins ago

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho – The federal trial of a former Aryan Nations attorney accused of hiring a man to kill his wife and her mother was delayed again Monday and will be moved to Boise, Idaho, because of extensive pretrial publicity.

Jury selection was scheduled to begin Monday in Edgar Steele's trial, and 70 potential jurors were called to the federal courthouse. But U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill decided to reverse his ruling from last week and grant defense lawyers a delay so they'd have more time to prepare.

The trial will now start in April. It is the third delay that Steele has been granted. Edgar Steele, 65, has pleaded not guilty to hiring Larry Fairfax to kill his wife and her mother and contends he is the victim of a government conspiracy because of his unpopular views and writings. His wife, Cyndi Steele, has said she also believes her husband is innocent.

Steele in 2000 represented Aryan Nations leader Richard Butler in a federal civil lawsuit brought by two people who were attacked by the group's security guards. A jury awarded the victims $6.3 million, which bankrupted Aryan Nations and forced Butler to sell his 20-acre compound.

Steele went on to represent other controversial clients and also published a website and book with extensive anti-Semitic and white supremacist views.
Steele was represented by federal defenders after his arrest in June. But he has since hired lawyers Robert McAllister, of Englewood, Colo., and Gary Amendola, of Coeur d'Alene, and they have argued they did not have enough time to prepare their defense.

Prosecutors say Fairfax became an undercover FBI informant and secretly recorded conversations in which he and Steele discussed the plot. Steele was arrested as his Sagle home in June.

Steele and his wife both contend those recordings are fakes.
According to court documents, people in the jury pool were to be asked questions such as: "Have you or anyone with whom you have a relationship or friendship ever held the belief or espoused the position held by or been a member of the K.K.K., Aryan Nations, National Socialist Movement, National Alliance or similar group which bases its doctrine on race or ethnicity?"

Steele is also charged with use of explosive materials to commit a federal felony, possession of a destructive device in relation to a crime of violence, and tampering with a victim.

The tampering charge is the result of telephone conversations Steele had with his wife from jail in which he told her to deny to authorities that it was his voice on the secret recordings.

Fairfax admitted planting a pipe bomb under Cyndi Steele's vehicle but said he rigged it so it would not explode. He is in jail awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to two firearms charges for making and possessing a pipe bomb. He is expected to testify for the prosecution.
 
Old March 8th, 2011 #1402
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Angry Local Paper on Trial Move to Boise

It is a crying shame that this trial couldn't have started on the birthday of the Fuhrer, of Blessed Memory. This is a real audio expert, see his website at http://www.soundevidence.com . I posted early that this guy was a fake based on a misspelling of his name by another poster.

What is not explained is why that a tapeless digital recorder was not used. They have been readily available for at least ten years. This is the first publication of the date of the supposed recordings as 9 and 10 June, 2010.
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http://www.cdapress.com/news/local_n...c8f1043c3.html

Steele trial moved
Proceedings scheduled to start April 26 in Boise

Posted: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 12:00 am
By DAVID COLE/Staff writer |

COEUR d'ALENE - The trial of North Idaho attorney Edgar J. Steele has been moved to Boise and is scheduled - at least for now - to start April 26.
Federal prosecutors Monday afternoon reluctantly agreed not to further block a defense motion to continue the trial, and U.S. District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill finally dismissed about 70 prospective jurors hours after they had showed up at the courthouse.

The court already has moved the trial from August to November, and then to Monday. Steele was arrested at his home in June. Winmill decided to move the trial to Boise from Coeur d'Alene because of court scheduling issues and publicity concerns.

With the extra 45-plus days, a defense expert now will examine the audio recordings from June 9 and 10, 2010, in which Steele, 65, and hitman-turned-FBI-informant Larry Fairfax allegedly discussed killing Cyndi Steele, Edgar Steele's wife.

Edgar Steele, of Sagle, has been indicted by a grand jury on a charge of murder-for-hire, and has pleaded not guilty. The defense expert likely will seek problems with the recordings' authenticity and reliability. Prosecutors say Fairfax wore a hidden recording device in meetings with Steele in which Steele hired him to do the killing.

Fairfax, also of Sagle, has said in court he took payment from Steele and admitted to placing a massive pipe bomb under Cyndi Steele's vehicle, which never did blow up.

The FBI will have time to perform tests to demonstrate that any defense challenges to the recordings' authenticity and reliability are false.
One audio recording expert for the defense, Dr. George Papcun, has already evaluated a copy of the recordings, though not the originals, which are being held at an FBI lab in Virginia.

Papcun concluded that to "a reasonable degree of scientific probability that the tapes do not represent a true and valid representation of reality and they are unreliable," according to court documents. Papcun may now travel to Virginia to evaluate the June recordings.

Steele is also charged with use of explosive materials to commit a federal felony; possession of a destructive device in relation to a crime of violence; and tampering with a witness. Steele has pleaded not guilty to the charges, and the alleged target of the hit, Cyndi Steele, believes he's completely innocent.

The tampering charge is the result of telephone conversations Steele had with his wife from Kootenai County jail in which he told her to deny to authorities that it was his voice on the secret recordings. She has heard the conversations recorded between her husband and Fairfax and said she doesn't believe the recordings are reliable.

Steele, who calls himself the "attorney for the damned," in 2000 represented Aryan Nations leader Richard Butler in a federal civil lawsuit brought by two people who were attacked by the group's security guards. A jury awarded the victims $6.3 million, which bankrupted the Aryan Nations and forced Butler to sell his 20-acre compound.
 
Old March 8th, 2011 #1403
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Angry Limeys Get Into the Act

This main British newspaper gives some interesting variations of the standard fare of our Judenpresse. It was written before the postponement of the trial and its move to Boise, the state Capitol.
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Captionevoted: Cyndi Steele is standing by her man

The trial of the lawyer accused of hiring a hit man to kill his wife of 25 years and her mother starts today, and his wife is supporting him throughout.
Edgar J. Steele, politically incorrect author and one-time Aryan nation lawyer, has pleaded not guilty to charges of hiring a local handyman to kill his wife Cyndi and his mother-in-law as well as use of explosive materials to commit a federal felony, possession of a destructive device in relation to a crime of violence, and tampering with a victim. Cyndi Steele believes he is innocent and will be by his side throughout the trial.

During the two-week trial of the Sagle, Idaho, resident, prosecutors will allege that he wanted his wife dead so he could cash in on the life insurance money and run off with his Ukranian girlfriend.

They say they have evidence from her which confirms this.
The handyman, Larry Fairfax, also of Sagle, became an undercover FBI informant and secretly recorded conversations in which Steele and Fairfax allegedly worked out the murder-for-hire plot.

Steele was arrested at his home in June last year, after his wife took the car to a garage and a pipe bomb was found underneath.
Fairfax had also allegedly planted a car bomb underneath Steele's vehicle to make it look like he was a target.

The defence team, however, questions the likelihood of the pipe-bomb plot actually working, since there was no remote trigger to explode the bomb while Cyndi and her mother were riding in the SUV.

Politically incorrect: The former Aryan Nations lawyer, who is known for writing blatant racist and anti-semitic articles on his website, insists he was set up

Prosecutors have said they have audio recordings of Steele and Fairfax discussing the plot. Cyndi Steele has heard the conversations and said she does not believe them to be reliable.

There are also taped conversations between Steele and his wife two days after he was arrested in which he asks her to lie for him.
He said: 'After you hear this tape tomorrow, no matter what you hear, no matter what you think, no matter what you feel, you have to say the following: "No, that is not my husband’s voice." 'And then like a rhinoceros in the road, you have to stand your ground and refuse to say anything but that. OK. You heard me, right?'

It is thought that Fairfax will be called as a witness. He is currently being held at the Shoshone County jail in Wallace awaiting sentencing on March 16.
He pleaded guilty to two firearms charges for making and possessing a pipe bomb though he claims he rigged it not to explode so he could simply make off with Steele's money.

Steele made a name for himself writing blatantly racist and anti-semitic rants on his website and defending clients like the Aryan nations and Nazi pop twins Prussian Blue.

He wrote a book called Defensive Racism: An Unapologetic Examination of Racial Differences in which he describes the differences in the races of the world as he sees them and questions the motives of political correctness.
He states on his website that: 'Two types of people will pick up this book because of its title, those who support racism in some form and those who oppose racism in any form.

'Both will be surprised to find something here for them. Only the true racist who hates others irrationally, based solely upon skin colour, will go away empty handed.'

Steele contends that he is a victim of a government conspiracy because of his ideologies and that the whole trial is a farce. His wife evidently believes him.

His supporters have started up a website dedicated to freeing what they see to be an innocent man. It claims that his arrest 'has been orchestrated by a corrupt government via their armed police, in an attempt to silence his pointed, politically incorrect thought, research and commentary'.
They call him a political prisoner and allege that he has been framed.
 
Old March 9th, 2011 #1404
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A personal account from the trial:


Folks, I attended Monday’s proceeding in Coeur d’ Alene. Edgar’s lead defense counsel Robert McAllister presented the report of Dr. George Papcun, a world renowned expert on audio recordings and voice morphing.

Dr. Papcun’s opinion is that the government recordings are “corrupted”.

The lead government prosecutor, one Ms. Traci Whelan, was visibly shook by Edgar’s defense attorney’s presentation of Dr. Papcun’s expert opinion.

This government prosecutor wanted to exclude Dr. Papcun’s testimony.

The U.S. District Judge, B. Lynn Winmill , a wound up tight female , with an obvious bias, was not in the courtroom in the first hour of the court room session. The judge listening to the arguments was a male judge( I do not remember his name.) , who was not biased in hearing Edgar Steele’s new evidence.

Ms. Whelan was beside herself that one Papcun’s evidence was allowed to be heard and two that there was a continuance. The male judge was distressed by Ms. Whelan (and her cohorts.. my words) obvious leaking of prejudicial questions that were to be asked of potential jurists to the Coeur d’ Alene Press..

This Sunday’s edition( top of the page .. above the fold.. was extremely inflammatory and was intended to inflame the public with “white scare” histrionics with the picture of Edgar in his jail house jump suit) and the above mentioned prejudicial questions revealed. It was obvious that the government attorneys are “out to get” Edgar. It is obvious that Whelan, etc. overreached.

The enflamed prejudicial questions ,that were to be asked, are stated in this link.

http://www.cdapress.com/news/local_n...465c38e62.html

Ms. Whelan stomped around like an enraged rhino and her male cohort seemed to be afraid of his own shadow.

Folks, please contribute to Edgar’s defense fund. I have twice. Please send this out to your friends!!

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Below is a statement from THE EDGAR STEELE DEFENSE FUND.


THE EDGAR STEELE DEFENSE FUND, an Idaho non-profit corporation is encouraged to have your email to which we can forward updates.
Apologies if our attention has been diverted to defense strategy issues, but there are a number of extremely important points that we have been working on, investing long hours.

On Monday, March 7th, the trial of Edgar J. Steele was continued to April 26, 2011 to allow parties time to exchange expert information regarding government audio recordings of June 9 and 10, 2010. Those recordings allegedly portray Steele discussing a plan to murder his wife and mother-in-law. Venue for the trial also was changed to Boise, Idaho.

The report of Dr. George Papcun, a world renown expert on audio recordings and voice morphing was at the heart of the rulings. It is Papcun’s opinion that the recordings which are key evidence to the government’s case against Edgar Steele had been corrupted and were not an accurate reflection of conversation between Steele and his handyman, Larry Fairfax.
Steele’s wife, Cyndi, has repeatedly said that the tapes were “untrustworthy” and she is solidly behind her husband and believes he is totally innocent of the charges.

Edgar Steele is facing the trial of his life, because, at age 65, a prison sentence of any length likely will be a death sentence. He is married and has three adult children and one grandchild who love him very much and he loves them and wants to spend his final years with his family.

His lawyers, the former U.S. Deputy Chief Criminal Prosecuting Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois and Chief Criminal Prosecutor for the District of Colorado turned defense attorney, Robert T. McAllister and Gary Amendola of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho began their representation of Edgar Steele on February 7, 2011. The Edgar Steele Defense Fund, Ltd., a community based organization dedicated to preserving freedom of speech, said yesterday the involvement of these attorneys brought daylight into a very dark situation.

Supporters of Edgar Steele believe that he is being falsely prosecuted by the government and its consulting non-governmental organizations (NGOs) because he was such a strong advocate of speech freedom.

During one of the several court hearings yesterday, it was mentioned that the office of Judge B. Lynn Winmill, who is presiding over the case, received phone calls from persons interested in this matter expressing feelings as to how the case should be handled.

While the Edgar Steele Defense Fund, Ltd. and its Board of Directors appreciate support, they strongly declare that it is not appropriate, under any circumstances, for individuals to lobby the judge or attempt to make contact with him. Such improper attempts to contract the judge negatively reflects upon them and upon Mr. Steele.

Donations of any size for the defense of Mr. Steele are greatly appreciated and are still being accepted by the Edgar Steele Defense Fund. More information can be obtained at www.free-edgar-steele.com, or checks and money orders can be mailed to the Edgar Steele Defense Fund at P.O. 1255, Sagle, Idaho 83860. For further information call Robert Magnuson at 509-290-7466.
 
Old March 9th, 2011 #1405
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Angry Spin Control

It is easy to spin the poor quality recordings, whether or not they are faked. It will be far more difficult to spin the two or more supposed letters from Steele in jail to Tatyana Loginova, the supposed Ukrainian girlfriend. My money says that the government will offer her a visa to live in the U.S. and then she will say whatever that they want her to say.

Kennewickman did fine work with his personal account of the trial. He failed to report on how Steele looked however. He should enlarge his report. Let's hope that he keeps up the good work. It serves as a good counterbalance to the Judenpresse.
 
Old March 13th, 2011 #1406
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Kennewickman did fine work with his personal account of the trial. He failed to report on how Steele looked however. He should enlarge his report. Let's hope that he keeps up the good work. It serves as a good counterbalance to the Judenpresse.
Thanks for the kind words but the report was actually sent to me by email by a local guy.
 
Old March 13th, 2011 #1407
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2/17/2011: Change in Mr. Steele’s jail location!

If you have 15-30 minutes to hand-write a positive, supportive message to our jailed kinsman, here’s your chance. As of this entry’s date, sending LETTERS (not just postcards) includes these guidelines:

photos must be no larger than standard 4″ by 6″
newspapers/magazines must come from publisher
letters are allowed, including newspaper articles/clippings and magazine articles as well as internet articles, etc.
Money Orders are allowed to be added to his commissary account
Additional questions about mail can be directed to 208-263-8417

Edgar Steele
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4001 N. Boyer
Sandpoint, Idaho 83864
 
Old March 13th, 2011 #1408
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While this is an interesting counterbalance to the Judenpresse, it also fails to report what Steele looked like or acted like.
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The abbreviated first-day-of-trial, observer’s report
2011 MARCH 9

For supporters of Mr. Steele who reside outside the sleepy north Idaho locale, we’d like to offer a sort of “picture this” account of attending Monday’s expected trial first day. Please take every opportunity to read between the lines that follow.

At nearly all prior Edgar Steele hearings at the Coeur d’Alene Federal court building, only a modest number of generally “older” gentlemen provided entry and courtroom security. You know, where visitors walk through a scanner to enter, having your purse or belongings run through a security device.

Arriving at said court building on Monday March 7 for what was expected to be the kick-off of the trial was… well, fairly exciting. Loitering near the court building entrance and parking lot were 6 black-uniform, armed policing individuals, watching all attendees as they arrived, chatting between themselves. Their uniforms did not bear any Idaho or Coeur d’Alene insignia or markings easily seen. As this writer walked from the filled parking lot to the entrance, another black-uniform policeman with police DOG continued their rounds about the parking lot. That German Shepard appeared every bit as ready to squash terrorism as did its handler.

One wonders what premium terror-preventing dog chow is purchased for these on-task canines .

An overflow of cars were seen parked outside the parking lot area on the street. Later, supporters realized the significant number of cars likely belonged to jurors who had come to participate in the trial. Not one, not two, but THREE late-model white SUV’s emblazoned with “Department of Homeland Security” were present in the parking lot. We’d guesstimate 2008-2011 model year SUVs. Are you comforted your tax dollars go to such good use?

The feeling of being safe was simply overwhelming!

Local broadcast media – with their microwave dish antennas high in the air – were not seen before the court session began, but later in the day one TV station had arrived, and a cameraman was taking video of the court building. The on-camera reporter was observed inside, but did not appear to be asking those attending to be interviewed.

As one went through “security” after entering the building, in addition to the older gentlemen US Marshall staff, one noticed 4 black-uniformed, youngish men intently watching the scanning equipment monitors. The standard staff were cordial as always, but – to a man – always stood about in the same posture: rigid, hands folded in front, silent. To speak with any of the US Marshall staff frequently elicited a curt, stand-offish interaction. Under their US Marshall sport coats were firearms. We know… we asked.

This writer and a few other supporters accidentially wandered into a court room filled with people wearing “JUROR” badges. They looked at us curiously, since we didn’t have no steenking badges. A computer presentation was being projected on a large screen in the front of the court room. A clerk with clipboard quickly attended to our errant entry, indicating this was a jury orientation, and we needed to leave. We asked if this orientation was open to visitors; nope, private session.

In addition to a couple from the Palouse Patriot publication (who had driven in from out-of-town), there were approximately 7 local supporters, along with Mrs. Steele and daughter Kelsey. When the court session appeared to be close to begininng, we took our seats in the court room. Two long rows of seats were reserved for jurors, each seat location with a number designation. One shorter row was allocated to the media (who attended but sat elsewhere). One front row was reserved for additional US Marshall and FBI staff, attended by 8 or so persons. A few additional court staff were seen.

When judge Winmill opened the court session, he strode resolutely into the business at hand. The main focus was to empanel the jury after a jury selection process. This jury selection effort was repeatedly delayed by other discussions between the judge, prosecution and defense about evidence submission and the possibility of continuance.

The discussions delaying the start of jury selection lasted nearly 2.5 hours, resulting in the judge showing rising anxiety about the jurors waiting to be called in from a few rooms away. The focus had been on allowing or denying evidence – which needed to be decided prior to seating the jury. Somewhat frustrated, the judge called for a recess. It lasted 45 minutes.

Back from recess, the evidence discussion continued. (The defense team generally agreed it would be best not to detail the court discussion about evidence.) Supporters felt optimistic by some promising comments made by all parties.

Acutely aware of how long the jury had been waiting, after only one hour or so of continued discussion, the judge called for lunch recess, indicating the jury would also have lunch but remain in the building.

Returning from lunch, the current discussions only lasted for some 15 minutes, at which time judge Winmill called for a recess to speak with the potential jurors. As a continuance had been granted, the judge wanted to thank the would-be jurors and to release them to go home. After a 30 minute recess, the court reconvenied, to address scheduling dates and change of venue. Supporters were advised that it would be largely uninteresting administrative business, and we chose as a group to exit the court.

After waiting for the judge, prosecution and defense to work out their issues (an hour-ish), some out-of-court private prosecution and defense pow-wow’s were undertaken. Eventually, all parties left the building. A number of supporters congregated at a nearby restaurant to chat further.

It’s worth mentioning that during the time the judge was attending, he mentioned on 3 occasions he had concerns about the details being aired in court, and about the media and their reporting of those details. Supporters found this curious, considering the reserved row of seating specifically for media.

It was enlightening to discover – during the first recess – that news of the very session we were attending had already been posted by a media outlet. So, even before the 3 suspected media staff present left, they had formulated news reports and had transmitted such. The Internet and available technologies are so facilitating.

All taken, the result of Monday’s court attention is good news for Mr. Steele and his case. Apart from the recent motions denied by the judges, optimism remains strong. Let’s all keep the faith and continue defending until freedom is achieved.
 
Old March 23rd, 2011 #1409
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It serves this scumbag right to be rotting in jail until Steele is tried. That will show him the gratitude that an informer gets.
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U.S. Marshals deny dentures for murder for hire suspect

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Updated yesterday at 6:22 PM

NORTH IDAHO -- The man suspected in a North Idaho murder for hire plot won’t get new dentures on the taxpayers’ dime because the U.S. Marshal Service is refusing to foot the bill. Larry Fairfax argues he is in pain because his dentures don’t fit. His attorneys thought prisoner health care would pay for new ones that could run thousands of dollars, but the federal government says there is a cheaper way to treat him.

Since mid-June, Larry Fairfax has been behind bars in North Idaho. The FBI says Edgar Steele directed Fairfax to install a pipe bomb under Cyndi Steele’s car in an attempt to kill her. Fairfax pleaded guilty to federal arms charges in October, but remains in U.S. Marshal’s custody because he’s expected to testify in the criminal trial against Edgar Steele.

After almost 300 days in jail, Fairfax says he’s suffering from mouth sores. He says his dentures don’t fit and need to be replaced. The medical director says plenty of toothless prisoners eat a soft diet everyday without dentures, and Fairfax will have to do the same. The director also says that it shouldn’t be the U.S. Marshal Service’s responsibility to “purchase dentures at a considerable expense and solely for the convenience of a prisoner when there is an acceptable alternative.”

A federal judge is asking the U.S. Marshal Service to rethink its decision. The order filed Tuesday accepts the federal government's refusal to pay for Fairfax’s dentures, but it says the court strongly encourages the Marshal Service reconsider its decision because Fairfax has been in custody for an extended period of time.
 
Old March 24th, 2011 #1410
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A federal judge is asking the U.S. Marshal Service to rethink its decision. ...the court strongly encourages the Marshal Service reconsider its decision because Fairfax has been in custody for an extended period of time.
I read that as the prosecution needs Fairfax to testify against Steele and they want Fairfax in an 'agreeable and cooperative mood' when he's on the stand. If every word Fairfax speaks causes him pain.. he might not be as willing to tell the lies they're counting on.
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Old March 26th, 2011 #1411
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I read that as the prosecution needs Fairfax to testify against Steele and they want Fairfax in an 'agreeable and cooperative mood' when he's on the stand. If every word Fairfax speaks causes him pain.. he might not be as willing to tell the lies they're counting on.
I say that Larry the Plumber will get his new teeth. It would never do for him to say that he made this whole thing up.
 
Old March 28th, 2011 #1412
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This is a very good post by Cyndi's lawyer. Unfortunately, it looks like Steele wrote his supposed Ukrainian girlfriend, Tatyana Loginova, at least twice from jail. If so, this will be impossible to spin. Further, Hoyt omits the fact that Steele's lawyers have prepared for trial with an insanity defense.

I have maintained that the government knew thru Fairfax that Steele was vulnerable after his dangerous heart surgery. They used this to entrap him . This also explains the many discrepancies in his letters to me and others. There are many Negroes in the woodpiles of each side in this case.
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Essay: Stop Railroading Edgar Steele
2011 MARCH 23
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(By Cyndi Steele’s attorney, Wesley Hoyt)

The US Government falsely arrested and falsely imprisoned First Amendment attorney Edgar J. Steele on trumped up murder-for-hire charges, naming his wife Cyndi and his mother-in-law as the supposed intended victims. Both Cyndi and her mother know Edgar is innocent and they support him by raising money for his defense. What follows is not fiction. This really happened in June of 2010 and is still unresolved.

Real people like you and me and Good Samaritans like Edgar Steele, a defender of the Constitutional rights of others, many pro bono, continue to be prime targets of the Government’s attack on the innocent who make themselves “politically incorrect.” If you dare to speak out against tyranny, oppression and the growing police state in Amerika, you will be targeted, prosecuted and sent away for a long prison sentence. There are malevolent forces in and around the Government that are hate groups, pointing fingers at others to take the heat off of themselves, while they promote persecution of the innocent. One such group is the Southern Poverty Law Center (“SPLC” – a so called non-governmental organization or “NGO”) which may have started as a “bully buster,” but now has become the “bully.” Along with the FBI, the SPLC regularly attacks innocent people such as Edgar J. Steele. Mr. Steele is a father of three, grandfather, husband, attorney, champion of free speech and a justice seeker. He and his wife Cyndi Steele, who have been married 25 years, have served many individuals oppressed by the government.

The Government version is that, on June 9th and 10th, the Government’s “Confidential Source,” Mr. Fairfax, allegedly recorded two conversations where Mr. Steele was purportedly plotting the murder of his wife and her mother. These “recordings” are the only evidence the Government has against Edgar Steele. If the defense has an opportunity to show that those recordings are fictitious (and the evidence is not excluded at trial) then there is no case. On June 11, 2010, while at his home, Mr. Steele was “cuffed and stuffed,” then incarcerated on charges which allege he and his handyman, Larry Fairfax, were plotting to commit murder. Four days later, Mr. Fairfax who had been free, was arrested on charges that he manufactured a lethal pipe bomb, which he admitted attaching to Cyndi’s vehicle; a fact that the government knew about for a minimum of six days before the bomb was discovered by Mrs. Steele and the FBI chose to do nothing about it. The government also knew about one or more of the Fairfax accomplices, but has failed to arrest, charge or prosecute any of them (as if the FBI is in cahoots with them).

Interestingly, while the confessed and now convicted felon Mr. Fairfax was held in a local jail under soft conditions, free-speech attorney Edgar Steele was held in solitary confinement under harsh, freezing conditions for months until public outcry finally forced minimal privileges and contact with the outside world. (Shades of an Amerikan Gulag?)

On June 15, 2010, as she was on her way to a court hearing regarding her husband’s case, and with time to spare, Cyndi stopped for an oil change a few blocks from the Federal Courthouse in North Idaho. The oil change mechanic pointed out the bomb. The bomb squad was called, they arrived and used the water cannon to neutralize it, then after being interrogated as if she had something to do with the bomb, Cyndi Steele went to court to attend her husband’s hearing. While at court, Cyndi was told by a US Marshal that the Government would not provide her with any protection against the accomplices still at large, one of whom was a neighbor of the Steeles. What possible corruption would cause an official to tell the victim of a car bomb that she would not be receiving protection when part of the gang was still at large? Congress needs to ask this official, “What does it take to get you to do your job?”

Given that Mr. Steele has an established web presence from which he has authored incisive commentary on First Amendment, socio-political and financial matters, it is not surprising that most of his supporters feel that his incarceration is yet another jailing of a dissident for speaking his mind, making him just another political prisoner in America.

Edgar Steele always expressed himself with an edge when it comes to telling it straight and naming names. See http://www.conspiracypenpal.com/ Mr. Steele has also published a book named “Defensive Racism” which has seen wide distribution for the last 5 years. Also at his web site is a brief biography, the capstone of which at the time of his arrest was his work-in-progress of investigating human trafficking involving a “Russian Bride” scam out of the Ukraine. Mr. Steele’s aggressive representation of clients who have run afoul of the Government, in addition to his own use of free speech, may be just the reason the Government and its consulting NGOs colluded to silence him with bogus charges, pre-trial “detention” and no bond.

At present, many caring souls and organizations have financially supported Mr. Steele, raising over $114,000.00 to date. There is a dedicated defense team working for him. The word has traveled far and wide about this travesty of justice and word of Edgar’s fight for freedom, with donations coming from Canada, Europe and far away Australia.

The defense team has just announced that it engaged the finest audio and acoustical engineers in America to analyze the Government recordings. These recordings were supposedly made over a two-day period, on June 9th and 10th, 2010. The experts’ analysis, only obtained last week proves that the recordings are not one continuous recording of a conversation with the Government’s witness, Larry Fairfax. Rather, it has now been proven that the recordings were spliced and dubbed with sound effects and dialogue from multiple people pretending to be Edgar Steele and that the recording did not happen all at once as falsely represented by the Government. The experts have now proven that the tapes were manufactured by the Government. This is criminal conduct. This is the height of Government misconduct and constitutes ‘bearing false witness against thy neighbor.’ Edgar always said that he pictured himself as the “canary in the coalmine” and that he intended to push the boundaries of free speech, so that the rest of us could say what we wished and be safe. He said that when the Government came for him, it would be a sign that we were next. Well, they have come for the canary and he has been clapped in irons, carried off and thrown in a dungeon, all because of his political speech. So, are we next?

If you are outraged that the Government can do this to a First Amendment lawyer, and you think that this could happen to you or someone you love, we ask you to donate to the Edgar Steele Defense Fund, P.O. Box 1255, Sagle, Idaho 83860. Your donations will pay to have the experts testify during Edgar’s April trial. The donations are administered by a non-profit corporation. Please make contributions payable to the “Edgar Steele Defense Fund.” If the Government can railroad Mr. Steele into a death sentence (he likely would die in prison), then what is to stop them from coming after you or me? We must stop them now by supporting the defense of Edgar Steele, before it is too late. Then we must demand that our Congressional leaders prohibit Rogue FBI Agents and US Attorneys from attacking the innocent. Give generously, because the life you save may be your own.

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Thank you Donald for the fine posts and those of the others, thank you Mr. Linder for flushing trolls on this serious, but sad thread.

The regime IMO really has proved that can hit below belt with out flinching.

The regime appears to fear any sane conversation by any man of character speaking truthfully about our racial p.c. situation or TPTB.

After nine years of agent Halvin Turder moronic radio show to collect name's of any resistor's who merely listened and other cointelpro operation's anything is possible and so this is not suprise that such conduct is foisted on US.
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This also explains the many discrepancies in his letters to me and others. There are many Negroes in the woodpiles of each side in this case. by Don
There are "niggers in the woodpile" right here on this thread, saying Ed had a girlfriend.

Here are some key quotes from the Hoyt article,
Note: the American/Soviet Gulag reference,

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Given that Mr. Steele has an established web presence from which he has authored incisive commentary on First Amendment, socio-political and financial matters, it is not surprising that most of his supporters feel that his incarceration is yet another jailing of a dissident for speaking his mind, making him just another political prisoner in America............Interestingly, while the confessed and now convicted felon Mr. Fairfax was held in a local jail under soft conditions, free-speech attorney Edgar Steele was held in solitary confinement under harsh, freezing conditions for months until public outcry finally forced minimal privileges and contact with the outside world. (Shades of an Amerikan Gulag?)
 
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Angry Steele's Head to be Examined

http://www.krem.com/news/local/Menta...118885484.html

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Updated Tuesday, Mar 29 at 7:27 PM

COEUR D’ALENE – A North Idaho man at the center of a murder for hire plot plans to use a mental condition as part of his defense. Edgar Steele’s attorneys confirm Steele’s mental evaluation will likely be part of his defense, but they say he is not claiming insanity.

The former Aryan Nations lawyer has been in jail for most of the last year. The FBI claims he hired Larry Fairfax to plant a pipe bomb under his wife’s SUV last summer. Steele and his wife Cyndi continue to defend his innocence.
Now federal documents show Steele’s defense will include expert evidence about a medical condition. His attorneys confirm that, but they won’t elaborate other than to say it’s not an insanity defense.

Gary Amendola represents Steele. He says it’s no secret Steele has medical issues that require medication. He says the medication could’ve affected Steele to a degree that would prove there was no intent to kill his wife.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office will send Steele to the Ada County Jail by next Friday for a mental evaluation. A psychologist will examine his physical well-being and mental health, and try to determine what his mental state was at the time of the alleged crime.

Steele’s trial was pushed back to April 26th to allow time for the mental evaluation.
 
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Repeating an earlier post, the purpose for entering Steele's mental state is most likely in order to defend against the "witness tampering" charge, NOT to explain any phony conversations (about murder for hire) between Steele and that snitch (Fairfax). The defense against those "recordings" will be to show that they are phony, leaving only Fairfax's bought-and-paid-for testimony, which fails on its face.

But the witness tampering charge is more difficult to defeat, since the phone conversation he had with his wife early on from jail (and leaked out all over the internet) is technically a clear violation of that court order. Juries have a habit, even when a defendant is innocent of the main charge, of going ahead and finding guilt for some lesser charge and the defense team is likely preparing this mental state argument to give the jury a reason to excuse him for making that phone call.

That is Steele's best defense for violating the court order not to make any contact with either of the alleged victims (his wife and mother-in-law).

You can dispense with any ideas that the recordings have any validity, and also forget about slandering Ed Steele by digging real deep in the gutter for some bizarre notion that maybe he did actually after all have that conversation and so you need to find some slanderous way to excuse it - balony! Ed never had the conversation in question, his audio expert will make that case very clear, and the main charge will be easily defeated.

Had Ed not made contact with his wife (against the court order), his mental state would not be an issue.
 
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A decent honest White tradesman who was not thief, if he had been approached by a 65 year old decent attorney who had hired him in the past, and would have been asked to commit such a crime or similar crime would have likely IMO stated something like this.

{"Hey buddy, don't talk like that, what is the problem with you and the mrs IMO ?"}

IMO A decent blue collar working tradesman would Not say, oh, okay that sounds like a great idea, oh sure I will gladly bump off your mother inlaw and wife etc., and then call up the the NKVD, what does it sound like to you ?

The NKVD trolls that were on here early and were clearly nut cases that were flushed ASAP, wish that could happen more often.
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Angry Steele Moved from Coure d' Alene to Boise

Steele has been moved from Coure d' Alene to Boise in preparation for his 27 April trial. This makes it far more difficult for family and friends to visit him .

Letters and commisary donations are explained at
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Mr. Steele relocated to Boise, Idaho, 4/2/2011
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In preparation for the April 26th trial date, our kinsman has been moved from Bonner County Jail to Ada County Jail. FES web site admins have appropriately changed the contact & commissary donation information found elsewhere on this web site. A few highlights:

The ACJ does NOT accept commissary donations in any form through the mail. Donations must be made in-person or via the Internet (or telephone). Details are found at [THIS LINK] which includes the ACJ’s phone number and address.
Inmate mail is subject to scanning. Incoming mail will be inspected and scanned by jail staff to check for contraband, money, escape plans, or writing that may jeopardize the security and order of the facility. Inmates may receive written letters and standard photographs. Polaroid photographs, stamps, envelopes, and other forwarded items are not allowed.
Inbound phone calls are not allowed. The inmate can initiate outbound phone calls.

The jail’s telephone number is (208) 577-3080 and the mailing address is:

Edgar J. Steele
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7210 Barrister Dr.
Boise, ID 83704
 
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A decent honest White tradesman who was not thief, if he had been approached by a 65 year old decent attorney who had hired him in the past, and would have been asked to commit such a crime or similar crime would have likely IMO stated something like this.

{"Hey buddy, don't talk like that, what is the problem with you and the mrs IMO ?"}

IMO A decent blue collar working tradesman would Not say, oh, okay that sounds like a great idea, oh sure I will gladly bump off your mother inlaw and wife etc., and then call up the the NKVD, what does it sound like to you ?

The NKVD trolls that were on here early and were clearly nut cases that were flushed ASAP, wish that could happen more often.
I read the posts about Fairfax on the local fish wrap, the Bonner County Daily Bee. He had a reputation for stealing other peoples timber and cheating his employees . He was also in bankruptcy. Cyndi and her husband had to have known this. It has never been explained to my satisfaction why he was ever allowed on their property. Fairfax was a member of Pastor Butler's bunch in Hayden, Idaho and was likely a Federal informant then.

There are entire tribes of Negroes in the woodpiles of both sides of this case and some of them will come out at trial. It will be interesting to see if the so called Ukrainian girlfriend testifies in person or by video taped deposition.

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Fairfax was a member of Pastor Butler's bunch in Hayden, Idaho and was likely a Federal informant then.
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This case, and the absolute STASI/NKVD trolls the appeared on this thread when Mr. Steel was first arrested stinks to high heaven.

This is truly IMO out of the Stalinist era with out a doubt.


A pure guess on my part is that the contracter always had a deal for them $$, so his Handler's would be happy he might have worked cheap enough to stay on working, if he has been a mole for ten plus years IMO.
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