Help Gadget Dan Obtain Justice

Reader03A prominent personal injury attorney in San Diego, named Benjamin Israel Siminou, shamefully and violently attacked an elderly, pro-American protester at the “Keeping Families Together” march on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Waterfront Park near downtown San Diego. The protester, an Army veteran, goes by the handle “Gadget Dan”. Dan is, without doubt, one of the biggest supporters — if not the biggest – supporter of President Donald J. Trump in the Nation.

See the video below to see the attack about about 4:00 minutes. There is a gap in the video at this point, because I had my camera off, talking to a police detective, who wanted us to move to another location, because the profane crowd surrounding us was becoming very large and increasingly hostile. A long-time activist supporter of the Border Patrol and immigration-law enforcement. Dan was protesting alone in support of the “Zero Tolerance” policy and President Trump in the middle of well over a thousand rabid, foul-mouthed, intolerant, leftist, anti-American protesters. I was there just to take video (see below).

A complaint was originally filed by the Sheriff for felony, strong-arm robbery with the County DA. The complaint has been reduced to a misdemeanor and transferred to the City Attorney’s office. A few months ago, the far-left City Attorney, Mara Elliot, called Patriot Fire a “hate group”, because some of us merely wanted to fly an American flag in Chicano Park, a revolutionary, extremely anti-American public park.

Patriot Fire is just the domain name of my blog and the name used on Facebook and Youtube. It’s just one person, but she means all of us, who love America and support the rule of law and law enforcement. She called us again a “hate group” in this case. She said that any support would be “advancing the positions of a hate group”. So, we need an attorney to make sure justice is done. We have one available, who is willing to do the job for a $2,000 retainer.

$2,000 will pay for the initial fees, after that, probably it will be done on a percentage commission basis. So, this money is probably all that will be needed to bring this arrogant attorney to justice, who attacked an elderly patriot with serious health issues close-up and in direct view of about a dozen law enforcement officers. Siminou thinks he is above the law and that no one can touch him.

MEDIA COVERAGE

Local media outlets have largely suppressed news of this incident, but the San Diego Reader was brave enough to publish an article.

Build the Wall sign attracts Waterfront Park scuffle – San Diego Reader

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Attorney Attacks Elderly Vet at “Keeping Families Together” March (Video)

Benjamin Israel Siminou
Abuser of Elderly

A prominent personal injury attorney in San Diego, named Benjamin Israel Siminou, violently attacked an elderly, pro-American protester at the “Keeping Families Together” march on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Waterfront Park near downtown San Diego. He has been charged with felony, strong-arm robbery.

The pro-Trump counter-protester is a long-time, pro-immigration-law-enforcement activist and an Army veteran, known as “Gadget Dan”. Dan is 75 years old and has a life-threatening medical condition. He was a fireman before he retired. Breathing the toxic fumes of firefighting may have caused his current very serious medical problem. His entire life as a fireman, veteran and activist has been spent, often at great risk to his own life, in what he feels is service to all Americans, not just one political faction.

It is not known yet, if he has serious injuries. Apparently, some of those, who are so sensitive to treatment of children, seem to have no problem at all with violent physical abuse of the sick and elderly.

Help Gadget Dan Obtain Justice

Siminou worked with a leading legal firm, but separated about six months earlier, Thorsnes Bartolotta McGuire, and now has his own office in Liberty Station, Siminou Appeals. Siminou is scheduled to receive a prestigious national award for one of his lawsuits in Denver next weekend from the Pound Civil Justice Institute. (Update: He is reportedly no longer scheduled to receive this award.)

At about 4:30 in this video, Siminou is seen shoving the protester down hard on the concrete sidewalk and then running away with the sign that he had just wrested away from Dan. Siminou was then tackled by several deputies. A second person, named “Julie” was arrested for vandalizing the sign. She was cited and released, also. About a dozen police and sheriff deputies witnessed the attack from close up.

The veteran was merely speaking out for immigration law enforcement in support of President Trump. He was not doing anything to provoke a violent attack. On the contrary, the far-Left, neo-Marxist and La Raza marchers heaped abuse and epithets on the veteran for about an hour before the attack.

His sign read, “Build the Wall, Enforce the Law” with two American flags mounted on it. As the veteran is led away in handcuffs for his own protection, the not-so-tolerant crowd boisterously cheers the attack and the effect it had of removing him from the scene, due to the threat of violence from the cheering crowd, itself.

The attack starts at about 4:30 in the video below.

See the same video on YouTube here, if you prefer YouTube.

Siminou received special treatment as an attorney and was released on his own recognizance. He did not have to spend any time in jail and did not have to pay a dime in bail. A regular citizen would have spent 4-5 days in jail on this holiday weekend. Siminou is scheduled to be arraigned on felony charges on July 9th, ironically the day after he is to be presented with a national award for his legal work. (Update: He is reportedly no longer scheduled to receive this award.)

Gadget Dan and his pro-Trump sign

The reason there are not more people, like Gadget Dan, coming out to counter-protest these so-called “save-the-children” events is the very justified fear of harassment, violence and abuse from the crowd. The feeling of collective moral superiority that many of the participants have allows them to rationalize that threats, offensive insults, name-calling and physical abuse of others are justified, even of our elderly veterans.

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Patriots Tour of Chicano Park

Communists, Fidel Castro and Che Guevara memorialized at the Park

This is a draft of a tour guide for patriots for Chicano Park in San Diego, a taxpayer-funded public park. It will likely be edited for quite a while. Am making this draft document below public so you can have a first look. (Expand to full screen for easy reading.)

Chicano Park is controlled by a radical group, who claim to own the land. The park murals and activities promote communism and a Nazi-like, La Raza nationalism for the Southwestern United States, which they call “Aztlan”. On September 3, 2017, five patriots attempted to make a private tour of the murals at Chicano Park, in order to have a critical discussion. They were met by a crowd of 500 fanatical park-supporters, screaming threats, slander and epithets, intent on denying them access and driving them out of this supposedly public park land. The local media has also suppressed the truth about this political park for decades. Why are so many political militants so determined to keep mural critics out? This article outlines some of the information that the park militants and their allies in the media are so determined to suppress. This park is really a quasi-religious, La Raza “temple” dedicated to revolution and the destruction of America.

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Zero Tolerance Prosecution of Illegal Border Crossers

“Children” were also detained by Obama.

A reliable source, who understands Border Patrol procedures and practices, says that “Zero Tolerance” is a great idea that has worked extremely well in the past where it was implemented. The earlier implementation was called “Operation Streamline”. However, he said that the rollout of Trump’s plan was terrible, without proper planning and preparation. It was not adequately explained to the public beforehand, which unfortunately gave the open-borders fanatics a huge opportunity to make propaganda against it. It is standard practice to separate American children from American parents, if necessary, when they commit a crime. Why should it be different for illegal aliens?

Operation Streamline – Wikipedia
Operation Streamline is a joint initiative of the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice in the United States, started in 2005, that adopts a “zero-tolerance” approach to unauthorized border-crossing by engaging in criminal prosecution of those engageing in it.

Trump’s executive order to keep families together will likely result in “catch and release” for those who cross the border with children. This will encourage use of children to cross, putting many more children at risk, not less. It is dangerous for children to make the trek to the border and to cross it illegally. The children may be obtained for the crossing by adults, who are not even related to them. So, who knows what could happen to them during the trip to the border or after the crossing has been made? Catch and release encourages the abuse of children for illegal border crossing. It encourages trafficking of children for illegal purposes.

There is a supreme court decree that limits the time that children may be detained in non-accredited facilities, called the Flores Consent Decree to not more than 20 days. Trump’s executive order can not overrule this Supreme Court ruling. So, if he orders children to be detained with their parents in a jail, the Border Patrol will have to obey the Supreme Court ruling and release the family after a few days. This is “catch and release” for those illegals caught in the possession of children, not matter how they get them.

It is my understanding that children can be detained for longer periods, if the facility is accredited by the appropriate government agency for that purpose. However, the Border Patrol probably does not have access to approved facilities for such large numbers of children.

In addition, many of these illegal border crossers are not children, but unaccompanied young adults. They have to be released, if they have been able to cross the border. In many places they can just walk or hop across the border.

The result is that the Border Patrol is just not allowed to enforce the immigration law under such circumstances due to government red tape. The Border Patrol was never intended to be a child-care center. Wall or not wall, illegal border crossing could be much reduced at little cost, if the Border Patrol were just allowed to do their job as originally intended!

Flores Consent Decree of 1997 [Full Text]

It is a crime to cross the border without inspection by customs. Those who cross illegally can be prosecuted under 8 USC §1325 and 8 USC §1326. First time offender can be prosecuted under 8 USC §1325 for a misdemeanor and multiple offenders can be prosecuted under 8 USC §1326 for a felony.

The illegal aliens are fingerprinted and the record is made in the system. The first time they are caught, crossing illegal, it is misdemeanor, but the second time it is a felony. This provides a huge deterrent to discourage illegals from trying to cross the border multiple times, as so many do.

This is the point of Sessions “Zero Tolerance” policy. If Trump would stick with this policy and make it work, it would be very effective. In the past the illegals caught on the border were not generally charged with a crime and therefore could try to cross multiple times at little, if any, legal risk.

The Border Patrols knows it works, because it has been done in the past when GWB and Obama were in office. Of course, few complained when Obama was doing it.

Unfortunately, it seems Trump has caved, at least partially, in the face of opposition from the open-border extremists.

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Rise of Anti-Illegal Alien Groups in Southern California – Univision

This is a badly distorted report by Univision (subtitled in English) about so-called “radical” anti-illegal-immigration groups in Southern California. It may be amusing to those, who know better.

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Funding of Radical Chicano Park Museum Discussed by San Diego Council

Mural dedicated to communist terrorist, Che Guevara

San Diego City Council discussed last Monday creation of a museum for radical, anti-American Chicano ultra nationalism and socialism. According to my understanding, the “museum” still has no funding. David Alvarez had a amendment passed to create a Capital Improvements Project (CIP). Funding for it will be considered next year in 2019. A project with no funding does not mean much. Maybe it serves as a fig leaf for David Alvarez, who leaves office at the end of this year and has not been able to obtain funding for the museum.

Another report, distributed earlier, that funding of about $500k being approved for the Chicano Park museum appears to be in error. The Chicano Park Museum does not appear to have any funding at this point.

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Trump Idolaters Desecrate the American Flag

Flag desecration is usually offensive to those, who consider themselves to be patriots. Congress has tried to outlaw flag desecration, but the Supreme Court ruled that it is protected free speech. Congress has also attempted to pass a constitutional amendment to protect the flag, but has not yet been able to pass the amendment. Because it is currently legal and protected speech, however, does not mean that everyone has to like it.

Desecration of the flag is not just burning the flag in protest, but other uses of the flag, which are not respectful of the flag as a national symbol, such as putting the image of an idolized politician, defacing it with political slogans or flying it upside down. The flag should not be disrespected on either side of the political spectrum.

Below, Trump supporters desecrate the American flag by mutilating it with Trump’s face and writing on it.

It doesn’t matter, if it was ever a real flag or not. What matters is that it appears to people to represent the flag. Below is at link to the most relevant section of the flag code for most of these cases. It is about flag mutilation.

If is abusive when the Left desecrates the flag for political purposes, it is still abuse when the Right does it.

Here, a flag with Obama’s image on it. The national symbol should not be defaced and equated to a politician, whether it be Obama, Trump or someone else.

This is an flag that was desecrated at an Occupy LA encampment. If it is offensive when Occupy did it, it is also offensive when Trump idolaters do it.

A Trump supporter abusing the flag by cutting holes in it so she can wear it as clothing.

Even if the woman is attractive, it does not make it right.

Muslims abusing the flag by wearing it as a Hijab. If it’s wrong to wear it as a hijab, it is also wrong to wear as clothing in support of Trump, Obama or for other such reasons.

More Trump worshippers in Northern California desecrating the American flag by mutilation of it. They are either ignorant of flag etiquette or more likely just don’t care.

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