Frank Runninghorse’s detractors–I love these women!


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Recently I was told that some tremendous feminist activists in the Bay Area had been citing my blogging here about Steven Bruce Orcutt, aka Frank Runninghorse, aka Frank Runningdog (the latter is what I usually call him).  So I went on the internet and checked out what turned out to be their Twitter traffic and oh goddess do I love these women! Here are some of their choice comments:


Frank Runninghorse, a convicted sex offender was at the Justice for Rahiem Brown Rally yesterday at OPD headquarters.

lauren riot@laurenriot

@lolprol Frank Runninghorse’s defense: “I didn’t know she was 14, but she was just a fucking whore, so why does it even matter?”


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Greg Yates, Paul Ingels in the Skeleton’s Closet


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A new entry in my Skeleton’s Closet is a Second Amended Complaint (SAC) filed in the case of Nazario vs Yates et al in Los Angeles Superior Court Case No.  BC 476321:

Attorney Gregory Andrew Yates

This new filing of around 90 pages including exhibits adds amongst other things a RICO (Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization Act) cause of action under 18 USC 1964.  According to the SAC, the Plaintiff, former KPCC reporter Patricia Nazario who had been physically attacked by LAPD Officer Jesse Reyes on May 1, 2007 at the well-publicized immigration rights rally at MacArthur Park, had no idea that Private Investigator Paul Ingels had purportedly worked on her case for her then-Attorney, Gregory Yates.  That is, until she belatedly received an itemization of the disposition of her judgment funds which showed Ingels being paid $750.50.

Ingels, who operates out of the Inland Empire, would be a curious choice to work on a case at MacArthur Park in central Los Angeles, especially since there were no charges shown for Greg Yates’ longtime investigator Ken Shigut, who did in fact go to MacArthur Park with Yates and the Plaintiff in preparation for trial.  By many standards, it would also seem completely incongruous for Yates to have hired Ingels.  Yates is considered to be quite liberal in his politics…he once told his ex-wife that he’d read about me in my friend Mike Novick’s book White Lies, White Power….not the kind of reading one would expect of anybody who isn’t relatively to the left of center.

Ingels on the other hand would make Yates a very strange bed-fellow politically.  Ingels is:

1.  A red-baiter who denounced my affiliations with every group from the National Organization for Women and the NAACP to Local 69 of the Newspaper Guild (AFL-CIO) as being “far, far left” (I agree that I’m far, far left and in fact I told him I wasn’t a “liberal” because I’m a “radical,” a concept he couldn’t quite comprehend) but most of the organizations I belong to are perfectly mainstream

2.  Militantly anti-abortion, claiming that my “NOW gang” refers to third-trimester abortions as “Casual Fridays,” terminology that I’ve frankly never heard of so I don’t even know what he’s talking about

3.  Venomously anti-LGBTI, having denounced same-sex marriage and making this ultra-weird but obviously homophobic statement in an email to me (and lots of other private investigators):

Mr. Tucker is so far to left in his political views that even Barrack Obama is to the right.  It is a great sense of embarrassment that CALI has chosen to place him on their CALI’s Legislative Committee. What on God’s green earth are they thinking of?

CALI just doesn’t get it, you don’t have to Save the Gay Whales for Christ [emphasis added] to make sure you are politically correct.  I suggest that it is better to be honest, than to be political correct.  Something that Tucker and CALI just don’t understand.

Paul Howard Ingels, Private Investigator

If Patricia Nazario had known Ingel’s background and viewpoints, she would never have approved hiring him to work on her case.  Furthermore, it wouldn’t make a lot of sense to use a right wing extremist on a case involving immigration rights as his personal abhorrence to people on the left and their viewpoints could have compromised his ability to objectively interview potential witnesses.  Then of course, why would anybody want to jack up their investigative bill by having somebody charge mileage and driving time from the Inland Empire to work on a case in Central Los Angeles?

When Nazario wrote Ingels asking what he did on the case, he initially denied knowing who she was or that he had done any investigation on her case.  Less than a month later he wrote back now claiming he had worked on the case, but subsequently failed to respond to her requests for his investigative work product (none exists in the attorney case file, nor does any invoice from him, nor any work assignment by Attorney Yates).  The SAC alleges this to be a violation of Section 624, Title 16, Division 7, Article 4 of the California Code of Regulations which requires a private investigator to render a report to a client if they have been paid for their work.

With all that said and done, I was still struggling to figure out just what Attorney Yates and Investigator Ingels might have in common for Yates to hire him all the way from the Inland Empire to work on the underlying case (the SAC is primarily for legal malpractice).  Finally it dawned on me:  they’re both homophobic!  According to paragraph 44 of the SAC:

in 1991, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC 044652, Rubin vs Yates, the Plaintiff sued Yates for assault and battery and related injuries, contending that in essence, following a traffic accident that Defendant Yates exercised little or no impulse control and screamed at Rubin using a homophobic epithet (“fucking faggot”) and physically hit Rubin about his head while Rubin was seated inside his car.

If Patricia Nazario had known that in advance, she wouldn’t have hired Yates either.

The SAC can be accessed at:

For background:

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Legitimate Rape–They’re not fucking kidding


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Pundits are trying to figure out what Missouri Republican U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin meant, what he could possibly have been thinking, when he discussed so-called “legitimate rape” in a television interview.  The comment was so outrageous, the first thing that actually crossed my mind was that Todd Akin must be related to Kevin D. Akin, thinking back to when Kevin explained his support for the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia.  In a way, Czechoslovakia got raped by Russia and there’s Kevin justifying what happened and applauding it.

That said, this whole issue of why male chauvinist pigs (MCPs) split hairs about what is and is not “real” or “legitimate” rape is not new.  Case on point from a leaflet that has been distributed at the last couple of Los Angeles Slutwalks and other events by the Same Page/Misma Pagina Coalition:

In 2006 Los Angeles Sheriff Detective Jeff Spelatz told students at Los Angeles City College that70-80% of rape reports are illegitimate” and that most women who report rape have a “morning after slight.” He also said reports were from women “who drank too much and regretted what they did the night before.”

 In spite of what Detective Spelatz said, he didn’t get disciplined. Instead, the students who protested his outrageous statement were suspended by the Los Angeles Community College District. In spite of demands from the Same Page/Misma Pagina Coalition to the LACCD Board of Trustees, the district has failed to cancel its contract with the Sheriffs Department or seek removal of Detective Spelatz from their campuses.

Barri Falk-Fabulous Feminist

Let’s turn the page back to 1990.  Republican Representative Carlos Moorhead, one of the congressmen so stupid that he backed Richard Nixon till the end on the House committee considering impeachment resolutions over the Watergate scandals, had voted against then Representative (now Senator) Barbara Boxer’s legislation to fund abortion for poor women impregnated by rape or incest.  San Fernando Valley/Northeast Los Angeles Chapter of the National Organization for Women, led by then President Barri Falk (now active with NOW in New York, one of the best feminists I’ve ever had the privilege of serving with) announced that we would picket Moorhead’s community forum at Glendale High School.  We were quickly joined in the picket by the Glendale chapters of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Business & Professional Women (BPW), and the League of Women Voters (LWV).

Carlos Moorhead–note the resemblance to Mad Magazine’s Don Martin character, “Carbuncle,” of Fester & Carbuncle fame?

After we went into the community forum, Barri and I were both able to get questions in to Moorhead about his position on women’s right to choose.  When it was my turn, I told Moorhead something along the lines of ‘as a long time supporter of the victims bill of rights, how can you justify voting against Barbara Boxer’s bill to fund abortion for victims of rape and incest, when that effectively means that a woman might have to exercise her right to confront her rapist at a sentencing hearing when she’s nine months pregnant and showing?’  I didn’t mince words.

Moorhead goes on this long, rambling, hesitant and majorly idiotic explanation of his views that frankly made him sound semi-senile.  This was the clincher:  “well, that bill even included funding for spousal rape, and that’s just when a husband gets a little too aggressive with his wife.”

Are you fucking kidding me?  Unfortunately no, he wasn’t kidding, but in spite of our having hundreds of witnesses to the statement, his staff tried to deny to the press that he made it, even though his staff refused the press access to him to answer personally.

I was so furious I ran against Moorhead on the Peace & Freedom Party ticket.  I spread that statement all around the district.  Proving once again, as the founding president of the Newspaper Guild (AFL-CIO, CLC, CWA) Heywood Campbell Broun once said, that “a liberal is one who leaves the room when the fight begins,” Democratic Party nominee David Bayer refused to use this issue against Moorhead.

Addition 8/21/12:  Now it comes out that sure as shit, Todd Akin also opposed criminalizing marital rape, saying about legislation to do just that, criminalizing marital rape gives women “a legal weapon to beat up on the husband” during a divorce.


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Tucker on Internet Radio 8-23-12


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The Show

PI’s Declassified

Thursdays @ 9:00 am Pacific Time, 12:00 Eastern Time:  Jan B. Tucker on 8/23/12; upcoming, Joe Paolella 8/30/12

I’ll be the guest of one of the most distinguished private investigators in the world, Francie Koehler, former president of both CALI (California Association of Licensed Investigators) and NCISS (National Council of Investigative & Security Services) on August 23, 2012 on her PIs Declassified Internet radio show on the Voice America Variety network.  My great friend Joe Paolella will do the following week’s show on August 30.  My topic will be “Especially Heinous,” taken from the intro to NBC’s Law & Order Special Victims Unit about sex crimes.  I’m currently working on a chapter of my book under that label and I’m telling my unbelievable and incredible war stories about every sick sex crime I’ve ever encountered, starting with three cases involving “Zoophilia.”  The name of that perversion should be intriguing enough, but look it up in Wikipedia.

The average police officer, prosecutor, private dick, or private attorney will probably never see a case of Zoophilia (or “bestiality” if you will) in their entire career.  Not even animal control officers are likely to ever encounter it.  I’ve dealt with it three times, along with:

  • Necrophilia
  • Pederasty
  • Sadomasochism
  • Urolagnia
  • The “Prince Albert Cut”
  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

So, if you have a weak stomach, don’t tune in.  The word Heinous means very evil, reprehensible and/or abominable….and what I’m going to present is so Especially Heinous that it will make what you see on Law & Order SVU seem like the sandbox.

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Letter from Chicano Political Prisoner Ramsey Muniz


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After spending more than 15 years confined and imprisoned in one of America’s hard core prisons (Leavenworth USP), I was also confined in the so-called ancient dungeons of Leavenworth for 3 years for advocating “human rights” in the prisons of America. I became so ill and close to death, so I was taken by emergency ambulance to Springfield Federal Hospital. As I have shared with Irma, I had an out of body experience of death and life again. Immediately they sent me from Springfield, Missouri, to Florence USP — another hard core penitentiary.

It was there that by the grace of God, after having communicated with Dr. Andres Guerrero in Leavenworth,  that Dr. Guerrero personally visited with Senator Ken Salazar who made an immediate congressional request that I be transferred to Three Rivers Federal Correctional Institution.

It was after 15 years — after the Bureau of Prisons violated the federal court order that I be confined in Three Rivers FCI — that I was finally transferred to Three Rivers FCI as the judge had recommended.

The staff at Three Rivers immediately did not like the idea that a so called Mexican American, Chicano political prisoner was sent to their institution. They claimed that i needed medical attention that they were unable to provide, and I was immediately transferred back out to El Reno, Oklahoma.  Knowing what had happened, I demanded, upon my arrival, a doctor from the free world who would give me a full medical examination. I knew that there was nothing wrong with me since I was not even taking medication and had never ever gone to the hospital even for an aspirin.

The doctor in El Reno, Oklahoma made the medical findings that I was in perfect health and had nothing wrong with me. I immediately asked to be transferred back to Three Rivers FCI. Instead they transferred me to Beaumont Federal Correctional Institution, which is known to be gang related.  In this institution we are lock down half the time.

The world needs to know how they have violated every constitutional right that I have. They also violated the order of the Federal Court that I be confined in Three Rivers FCI. If some doubt my words of truth, Irma has a copy of the sentencing transcript where the Federal Judge Brown specifically ordered and recommended that I be confined at Three Rivers FCI. This is the type of injustice that I speak of and have suffered because many refuse to accept the truth as to what they have done to my life for the last 20 years.

The time has come to let the world know that enough is enough – ya Basta!!! We must have the heart and the courage to come forward and bring justice to a Mexicano who has given his life for freedom, justice, and love for our people and for all humanity.

God’s greatest gift to us from the time of our creation is freedom!

Ramsey Muniz


Ramsey Muniz was the most successful statewide candidate in the history of the La Raza Unida Party (LRUP), ever, period.  In Texas, where he ran for Governor in 1972 and 1974, he shook up the powers that be by taking just a tad less than 7% of the vote in 1972.

In 1974 I was doing my requisite internship in my Field Work in Barrio Studies course at CSU Northridge (CSUN) with LRUP in San Fernando, California (a required course to complete my secondary major in Chicano Studies and I was getting additional independent studies credit in Political Science).  I was also running for State Senator at the time against Democrat Alan Robbins.  Ramsey came out to San Fernando, spoke to a packed hall, and impressed me to this day as one of the most dynamic orators I’ve ever heard in my life.

Subsequently, he was subjected to federal scrutiny (in those dark days of COINTELPRO), first stripped of his attorney’s license for supposedly conspiring with his criminal defense clients and later convicted and jailed in a highly suspect trial, resulting in a life sentence.

Get more information from

You can write Ramsey at:

Ramiro R. Muniz, 40288-115 FCI BEAUMONT MEDIUM
P.O. BOX 26040

Write President Obama to demand a sentence commutation for Ramsey at:

The Honorable Barack Obama
President of the United States
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500

–Jan B. Tucker, State Director, California League of Latin American Citizens

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Wade Michael Page-Alcoholic?


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Wade Michael Page

One thing that jumps out from a cursory look at Wisconsin murderer, neo-Nazi, and white supremacist Wade Michael Page is that he was probably an alcoholic, based upon his multiple convictions for DUI:

  • In 1994 Wade Michael Page was convicted of a “Class A Misdemeanor” in Houston Texas County Court, but I don’t have any details on the offense yet
  • In 1999 he was convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Denver County Court, Denver Colorado
  • In 2010 he was convicted of Driving While Impaired (DWI) in Harnett County, North Carolina

In the mid-2000s Page was reported living in the City of Orange in Orange County, California.  In 2002 he was apparently ticketed in a traffic stop in Orange County.

UPDATE 8/7/12:  Looks like my prediction based on Page’s criminal record was correct.  It’s now being reported that his 1998 discharge from the United States Army was in part based upon a pattern of behavior which included his being drunk on duty.  This raises the question of whether and what the armed forces do regarding alcoholics in their ranks.  I don’t have a clue.  Maybe there are great programs or maybe they just kick them out without treatment and a chance for rehabilitation; or maybe somewhere in between.  Either way, it’s an important question that should be asked and explored….because maybe a different response by the Army could have changed his life and saved the lives of people in Oak Creek, Wisconsin in the process.


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Anaheim & Policing-Reform or Revolution?


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The policeman isn’t there to create disorder.  He’s there to preserve disorder.” — Richard J. Daley, Mayor of Chicago, 1968

July 30, 2012

Mayor Tom Tait, Mayor Pro Tem Harry S Sidhu, P.E., Council Member Lorri Galloway, Council Member Gail E. Eastman, Council Member Kris Murray

City of Anaheim, City Hall 7th Floor, 200 S. Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim CA 92805

 Honorable Mayor Tait and City Council Members:

I am writing in my official capacity as State Director of the California League of Latin American Citizens (CALLAC), an affiliate of the National League of Latin American Citizens (NLLAC). Aside from that official status, please take note that I have been a private investigator since 1979, licensed since 1983, and served an unprecedented seven terms as Chair of the Board of the world’s largest organization of private investigators.

I am writing so that Anaheim, in considering whether or not to establish a civilian oversight board or commission in connection with the current well publicized events overtaking your city, not make the mistakes that other cities have made in the past. Cities such as Inglewood and Dinuba, when faced with highly publicized allegations of police misconduct and the concomitant litigation that inevitably results, have adopted a boiler plate ordinance establishing a police commission at the recommendation of their City Attorneys. I suspect that city attorney associations have bandied about this boiler plate proposal at continuing education seminars as the best band aid solution for the public relations aspects of the problems that need to be solved.

Unfortunately, other than dealing with short term P.R. difficulties, this boiler plate ordinance has never accomplished anything else.

Essentially, the ordinance that cities wind up adopting creates a council appointed commission which must utilize police to investigate police and whose ultimate sole authority is to make a confidential report to the City Manager. After a few years of experience, those appointed to the commission wind up publicly criticizing the whole process as useless and wondering what they are accomplishing by participating it.

In response to the Donovan Jackson video-taped beating by Inglewood Police Officers the Inglewood South Bay NAACP Branch requested that I review and comment on the ordinance which that city was in the process of adopting. My response was to predict the basic problematic toothlessness of the law, the fact that it was peacemeal “reform” rather than comprehensive reform, and wrote a real comprehensive proposal to counter it. That proposal is the Model Ordinance for Civilian Oversight of Police Misconduct, which you can download from the internet at:

The Model Ordinance deals with more than just Public Relations. It addresses real protection for legal and constitutional rights, protections for rank and file police officers and whistle blowers, treats both the community and rank and file officers as stakeholders in the process of police reform and oversight, and provides real good faith protection for the interests of the municipality in loss prevention.

I am requesting that Anaheim establish a committee or commission to study the Model Ordinance, conduct public hearings on the issues it raises, and to then consider the proposal as a whole or at least upon the individual components that can be implemented by consensus or with widespread support. I will be happy to participate in the process and to recommend experts who can provide additional information to assist the fact finding and policy formulation process.

Respectfully Yours,   Jan B. Tucker, State Director, CALLAC

Note for readers:  This request is also endorsed by Angel G. Luevano, as National Vice President of NLLAC

For another perspective on police reform by former LAPD & Private Investigator Alex Salazar, go to:

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James Eagan Holmes–the Statistical Angle


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There is an interesting statistical angle to the strange case of accused Aurora Colorado mass murderer James Eagan Holmes, but it’s not about how many people died, how many were wounded or how many rounds of ammunition he was able to buy over the internet and have delivered to the University of Colorado.  Before I get to that, let me point out that I know zip about statistics.   I double majored for my B.A. in Political Science and Chicano Studies at CSU Northridge (CSUN) and later combined both disciplines to complete 22 units (with a 4.0 GPA) towards an M.A. special major before dropping out to become a private investigator.  As a graduate drop out myself with a 4.0 GPA in some ways I wonder about James Holmes and how he dropped out of an otherwise distinguished academic career.  To get my Political Science B.A. I had a choice between one of two requisite courses:  I could either take basic statistics or basic logic.  Having had no college/university level mathematics courses whatsoever (I got as far as Geometry in high school and had no comprehension past construction or loci; when it got to Trigonometry I got very clueless), I chose Logic over Statistics.

Looking back on that fateful decision, I wonder now how my life might have been different if I’d chosen statistics.  I chose logic and studied under the eminent Ancient Greek Philosophy Professor (and personal friend) Dr. Bill Jacobs.  Combined with my friend and mentor Dr. Phil Wall in Political Science, who chose to teach us our required Methodology course from the perspective of Philosophy of Science rather than from a statistical orientation, these two courses have had an enormous influence on my belief system and my way of interpreting the world and explaining it to others throughout my life.

I bring this up because Trinidad born Robert Milton Holmes Jr, James Eagan Holmes father, is an eminent statistician who got his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley after being mentored there by equally eminent Romanian born statistician Dr. Peter John Bickel.   He is a long time member of the American Statistics Association (ASA).   The elder Holmes writings include:

Contributions to the theory of parametric estimation in randomly censored data by Robert M Holmes (Book) — this was his 1981 Doctoral Dissertation at Cal Berkeley

QR code for A Statistical Analysis of the First Ten Years of Graduates of the Graduate Program in Hospital Administration, State University of Iowa, 1952-1961

Accession Number : ADA213235  Forecasting PCS (Permanent Change of Station ORT Moves Using Tree Classifications Descriptive Note : Technical note, Oct 1987-May 1988 Corporate Author : NAVY PERSONNEL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER SAN DIEGO CA Personal Author(s) : Holmes, Robert M. ; Pabiniak, Chester  Report Date : AUG 1989

Accession Number : ADA200236  An Empirical Bayes Approach to Forecasting Marine Corps Enlisted Personnel Loss Rates  Descriptive Note : Interim rept. Nov 1987-May 1988  Corporate Author : NAVY PERSONNEL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER SAN DIEGO CA  Personal Author(s) : Boyle, James P. ; Holmes, Jr, Robert M.  Report Date : SEP 1988

James Holmes parents, Robert and Arlene Rosemary Holmes, are roughly my age.  The father was born in 1950 and his mother a year before me in 1954.  In a tiny small world parallel, they used to live in the neighborhood I grew up in, Arleta, just two blocks away from my family home (literally, .24 miles away and 38 seconds drive according to Mapquest).  This was for a couple of years just before James Holmes was born.

James Holmes himself is beginning to look more intriguing, if MORE is possible, with the discovery of his posting on “Adult Friend Finder,” which is a very “ADULT” only dating site in the sense of being semi-pornographic.  He was advertising himself to be looking for anything from one on one to group sexual adventures.  He apparently went into the site as recently as three days before his alleged shooting spree.  Two items in his profile are really intriguing:  on both “smoking” and “drugs” he answers that he prefers “not to say.”  ?????WTF?????

What he’s not saying may speak volumes.  Is Prefer not to say on smoking a code  for marijuana rather than tobacco?  Drugs?  Prefer not to say sure sounds like “Yes but I’m not putting that out in public.”

Anyway, the final statistical analysis about James Holmes behavior that matters the most in this debacle is from the Book of Daniel, 5:25-28:  Mene, Mene, Tekel, U-Pharsin.  The writing on the wall.  “It has been counted and counted and found wanting.”


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Xenaro Ayala-Adding Injury to Insult


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Real “men” don’t get in each others’ faces

Yesterday at the National Chicano Moratorium Committee meeting Xenaro Ayala, representing his faction of La Raza Unida Party (LRUP), waited until the end of the agenda when the only appropriate things to be discussed were announcements, and went into a rant about his objection to my being present at NCMC meetings because I had insulted him, his son Ernesto, his daughter Libertad, and supposedly, his sister, Estela. Demonstrating what everybody who knows him well is aware of, that he lacks impulse control and that he’s a male chauvinist pig, he accused me of not being a “man” because I had not made my accusations against him and his family to his “face.” He’s upset that I have put everything out in public in my blogs.

The first rule of prevarication is, don’t lie when the truth is easily ascertainable.

An important point about what Xenaro said yesterday:  at no time did he ever call me a liar or claim that what I’d said about him was untrue.

The thing that’s easiest to clear up is whether or not I have ever said anything insulting about Estela. The only thing I have ever said about Estela in my blogs that might conceivably be construed as an insult is this; you be the judge:

 I won’t let them disrespect you (famous last words)

A few facts for background.  When my now ex-significant other very early on in our relationship told me some of the family history, she made what I considered was a solemn representation and promise:  she would not let her family insult and disrespect me the way that they had insulted and disrespected her ex-spouse.  I have to admit that with her ex-spouse that he probably deserved it.  As she pointedly said in her speech at the 2010 National Chicano Moratorium rally (a speech which I was then and remain very proud and touched that she made), pointed out that she had been raped and abused during her marriage.  It took great courage for her to get up and say that publicly.  I just wish that she’d had more courage to stand up to her family about me and about us.

I won’t shake a rapist’s hand and I won’t give one the time of day, whether it is spousal rape, date rape, or stranger rape.  I certainly can’t see a person who purports to support the rights of La Mujer even being civil to somebody who had done that to his sister.  But I have seen Xenaro do precisely that to his other ex-brother-in-law.  He’s shaken his hand and accepted a pat on the shoulder from that pig….well, I guess it’s what you expect from one MCP (Male Chauvinist Pig) to another.  Either Xenaro is a hypocrite of the worst order, or else he really is an MCP despite his public pretensions.  As for shaking the hand of a rapist and spousal abuser, well that brings up the next issue.



That blog reveals a number of the insults that I had to endure. Here’s another one that I haven’t made public before.

The Ayala family is very well aware that I am just as active in the African American community as I am in the Chicano/Latino community. It is no secret that I have served as a branch officer or committee member in three different NAACP Chapters and that my late significant other (who died in 2004) had been the Southern California Legal Redress Chair for the NAACP and a prominent criminal defense lawyer. It is also impossible for the family not to know that my late significant other’s godson and my godson is African American since he is together with me in my Facebook Profile Photo.

Before Xenaro’s lack of impulse control (as pointed out in the blog linked above) led him to rant and rave about blonde blue eyed Anglos at an NCMC meeting, perhaps the family somehow got the impression that it’s okay with me to engage in racist behavior relative to Black people in my presence because my skin color is white. On at least three occasions that are ingrained into my memory are how, both in my presence and Xenaro’s presence, Ernesto and his primo engaged in these extremely offensive conversations in Negro dialect which can only be characterized to people of my age as “Amos ‘n Andy” routines.

As I’ve previously pointed out in the above cited blog, I sat there and took it. I was of course seething inside, but because I’ve got more impulse control than the Ayala family, while I was in their homes I didn’t make an issue of it….and for that I am ashamed of myself. For this I owe an apology, not to the Ayala family as perhaps Xenaro believes, but to my god-son, all of my African and African American friends, and to all my friends who expect more of me than to remain silent in the face of racism.

Most importantly I owe an apology to my father. If my father had heard me engage in the kind of behavior that Ernesto engaged in – which Ernesto seems to think is funny – my dad would have at first calmly explained why the behavior was wrong. If I’d persisted, he’d have smacked me and I would have deserved it.


Aside from the fact that Xenaro lacks impulse control and loves confrontation, Xenaro’s complaint that I should have told him stuff to his face and not through blogs is entirely a problem of his own making:

As I pointed out, on September 26, 2011 I got an email from Libertad Ayala telling me not to email her or her father, Xenaro. When any reasonable person gets an email like that, it is intuitively obvious that they don’t want any communication with you. So, if I’d continued to email them without their consent, they’d have had grounds to seek a restraining order against and me and justifiably so. So exactly what was I supposed to do?

Since Xenaro thinks that to be a “man” I should have said these things to his face, I suppose I could have telephoned him. Oh, wait a minute. His daughter told me not to email either of them, so a reasonable and intelligent individual would think twice about that because that also might have been grounds for them to charge harassment in a restraining order.

Then again, since Xenaro somehow expects me under the circumstances to confront him face to face to be a “man,” I suppose I could have showed up at his door…..uh, except that would justifiably be called stalking once I’d been told to stop contacting him by Libertad.

Well, what to do? Oh, there’s this communication methodology called a blog in which I get to exercise my rights under the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State of California and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and because, unlike Xenaro, I have impulse control, that’s what I use to warn the world about him and his cult.


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