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Ex-Minuteman Chris Simcox found guilty in child-molestation trial

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So, while the right is all in a lather about bathroom assaults by transgenders..that never happened, this happened. I am very happy to see this sick bastard going to jail. To think, he actually ran for the US Senate in my state. :shock:

(The title of the article should read "Ex-Minuteman Founder...."

Ex-Minuteman Chris Simcox found guilty in child-molestation trial

Ex-Minuteman Chris Simcox found guilty in child-molestation trial
Megan Cassidy, The Republic

A Maricopa County Superior Court jury on Wednesday found former “border-vigilante” leader Chris Simcox guilty of two counts of child molestation and one count of furnishing obscene material to a minor.

He was found not guilty on three other counts of sexual conduct with a minor.

The jury had been debating the case since Monday afternoon.

Simcox, 55, was arrested in 2013 after two girls, ages 5 and 6, accused him of touching them inappropriately. He later was charged with two counts of molestation, three counts of sexual conduct with a minor and one count of furnishing obscene material to a minor.

Simcox, a former kindergarten and grade-school teacher with no legal background, represented himself throughout the three-week case in Maricopa County Superior Court.

The prosecution’s case hinged on the testimony of witnesses — in particular, the two young accusers named as victims in the case. The state presented no physical evidence.

On the first day of the trial May 18, one of the girls — now 8 — testified about how Simcox touched her privates “like a cup” when she was at his apartment.

“I couldn’t take it anymore and I really wanted him to stop,” the girl said when asked why she eventually came forward to her mother.

The state bolstered its case with two other witnesses who testified that Simcox had acted inappropriately with them as well. Another young girl said the defendant had bribed her with candy to see her genitals, and a woman said Simcox had molested her as a child several years ago.
 

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So, while the right is all in a lather about bathroom assaults by transgenders..that never happened, this happened. I am very happy to see this sick bastard going to jail. To think, he actually ran for the US Senate in my state. :shock:

(The title of the article should read "Ex-Minuteman Founder...."

Ex-Minuteman Chris Simcox found guilty in child-molestation trial

Ex-Minuteman Chris Simcox found guilty in child-molestation trial
Megan Cassidy, The Republic

A Maricopa County Superior Court jury on Wednesday found former “border-vigilante” leader Chris Simcox guilty of two counts of child molestation and one count of furnishing obscene material to a minor.

He was found not guilty on three other counts of sexual conduct with a minor.

The jury had been debating the case since Monday afternoon.

Simcox, 55, was arrested in 2013 after two girls, ages 5 and 6, accused him of touching them inappropriately. He later was charged with two counts of molestation, three counts of sexual conduct with a minor and one count of furnishing obscene material to a minor.

Simcox, a former kindergarten and grade-school teacher with no legal background, represented himself throughout the three-week case in Maricopa County Superior Court.

The prosecution’s case hinged on the testimony of witnesses — in particular, the two young accusers named as victims in the case. The state presented no physical evidence.

On the first day of the trial May 18, one of the girls — now 8 — testified about how Simcox touched her privates “like a cup” when she was at his apartment.

“I couldn’t take it anymore and I really wanted him to stop,” the girl said when asked why she eventually came forward to her mother.

The state bolstered its case with two other witnesses who testified that Simcox had acted inappropriately with them as well. Another young girl said the defendant had bribed her with candy to see her genitals, and a woman said Simcox had molested her as a child several years ago.

Kindergarten and grade-school teacher. Nice.
I couldn't read the article. Does he have a family?
 

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Kindergarten and grade-school teacher. Nice.
I couldn't read the article. Does he have a family?

Yes, he is accused of molesting his kids too.

Bonus: He also beat his ex wife.

All the crazy RWNJ's loved him in AZ. Guys like Russell Pearce (who's other good friend JT Ready was a neonazi who killed his ex wife and 3 others, including a 15 month old), and JD Hayworth and Joe Arpaio. There is a good picture of Arpaio, Pearce and Simcox together on the web.

Seriously deranged dude, glad he is gonna die in prison.
 

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Yes, he is accused of molesting his kids too.

Bonus: He also beat his ex wife.

All the crazy RWNJ's loved him in AZ. Guys like Russell Pearce (who's other good friend JT Ready was a neonazi who killed his ex wife and 3 others, including a 15 month old), and JD Hayworth and Joe Arpaio. There is a good picture of Arpaio, Pearce and Simcox together on the web.

Seriously deranged dude, glad he is gonna die in prison.

Seriously. Guys like that, molest his own kids and choose a career that puts him in contact and authority over young kids, he's the hardcore real deal. Guys like that can't be counseled and trained to resist temptation. Allowed out with restrictions and monitoring. Guys like that need to never be at large again.
 

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So, while the right is all in a lather about bathroom assaults by transgenders..that never happened, this happened. I am very happy to see this sick bastard going to jail. To think, he actually ran for the US Senate in my state. :shock:

(The title of the article should read "Ex-Minuteman Founder...."

Ex-Minuteman Chris Simcox found guilty in child-molestation trial

Ex-Minuteman Chris Simcox found guilty in child-molestation trial
Megan Cassidy, The Republic

A Maricopa County Superior Court jury on Wednesday found former “border-vigilante” leader Chris Simcox guilty of two counts of child molestation and one count of furnishing obscene material to a minor.

He was found not guilty on three other counts of sexual conduct with a minor.

The jury had been debating the case since Monday afternoon.

Simcox, 55, was arrested in 2013 after two girls, ages 5 and 6, accused him of touching them inappropriately. He later was charged with two counts of molestation, three counts of sexual conduct with a minor and one count of furnishing obscene material to a minor.

Simcox, a former kindergarten and grade-school teacher with no legal background, represented himself throughout the three-week case in Maricopa County Superior Court.

The prosecution’s case hinged on the testimony of witnesses — in particular, the two young accusers named as victims in the case. The state presented no physical evidence.

On the first day of the trial May 18, one of the girls — now 8 — testified about how Simcox touched her privates “like a cup” when she was at his apartment.

“I couldn’t take it anymore and I really wanted him to stop,” the girl said when asked why she eventually came forward to her mother.

The state bolstered its case with two other witnesses who testified that Simcox had acted inappropriately with them as well. Another young girl said the defendant had bribed her with candy to see her genitals, and a woman said Simcox had molested her as a child several years ago.

Simcox is an interesting guy. He's definitely smart and committed to the causes he believes in but he's not a particularly good judge of character (perhaps because his own is pretty ****ed up). He was part of the JT Ready crew that spawned Shawna Forde, the woman who decided that shooting a 9 year old girl in the head during a home invasion was a good idea. He'll probably be happier in jail and will definitely be there with folks he can identify with.
 

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i take it, OP, that you also judge all muslims when one of them beheads a rape victim? or all blacks when one of them murders a child? oh, wait, you don't, because that would conflict with your liberal programming.

nonsense bait thread taking advantage of a sad event to push a political agenda, typical.
 

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i take it, OP, that you also judge all muslims when one of them beheads a rape victim? or all blacks when one of them murders a child? oh, wait, you don't, because that would conflict with your liberal programming.

nonsense bait thread taking advantage of a sad event to push a political agenda, typical.

What a stupid post. Stop inferring stupid things.
 

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i take it, OP, that you also judge all muslims when one of them beheads a rape victim? or all blacks when one of them murders a child? oh, wait, you don't, because that would conflict with your liberal programming.

nonsense bait thread taking advantage of a sad event to push a political agenda, typical.

What in hell are you talking about?
 

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I'm waiting to see the news article, "Ex-three-year old convicted of rape." How about "ex-ninth grader convicted of SS fraud." If a person is a member of some relevant group at the time of the crime it matters.

In our town a police officer was convicted of molesting children ten years after he retired. No evidence or claim was made of anything improper when he was a police officer. There was evidence that his actions were caused in part by some form of senile dementia. But, of course, the media hook was "ex-police officer". Just think, a man hired as a police officer and fired two months later as unfit will be "ex-police officer" for the rest of his life.

So, a founder of the Minutemen is a pervert. Apples and oranges.
 

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I'm waiting to see the news article, "Ex-three-year old convicted of rape." How about "ex-ninth grader convicted of SS fraud." If a person is a member of some relevant group at the time of the crime it matters.

In our town a police officer was convicted of molesting children ten years after he retired. No evidence or claim was made of anything improper when he was a police officer. There was evidence that his actions were caused in part by some form of senile dementia. But, of course, the media hook was "ex-police officer". Just think, a man hired as a police officer and fired two months later as unfit will be "ex-police officer" for the rest of his life.

So, a founder of the Minutemen is a pervert. Apples and oranges.

I think you're ignoring all the other cases where right wing "values" have failed to exist. I came from a very conservative, christian family where pedophilia was a generational reality that got covered up by each new generation in order to save face. Conservative thinking demands the pretense of a higher morality and rarely delivers the actual product.
 

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I think you're ignoring all the other cases where right wing "values" have failed to exist. I came from a very conservative, christian family where pedophilia was a generational reality that got covered up by each new generation in order to save face. Conservative thinking demands the pretense of a higher morality and rarely delivers the actual product.

I get tired of someone who spent six months in the military and does something wrong suddenly becomes a "veteran" or "ex-marine". Or a man who was a teacher for one year suddenly becomes, twenty years later, ex-teacher. I don't care about the politics. What I care about is the dishonest media and their search for the sensational.
 

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So, while the right is all in a lather about bathroom assaults by transgenders..that never happened, this happened. I am very happy to see this sick bastard going to jail. To think, he actually ran for the US Senate in my state. :shock:

(The title of the article should read "Ex-Minuteman Founder...."

Ex-Minuteman Chris Simcox found guilty in child-molestation trial

Ex-Minuteman Chris Simcox found guilty in child-molestation trial
Megan Cassidy, The Republic

A Maricopa County Superior Court jury on Wednesday found former “border-vigilante” leader Chris Simcox guilty of two counts of child molestation and one count of furnishing obscene material to a minor.

He was found not guilty on three other counts of sexual conduct with a minor.

The jury had been debating the case since Monday afternoon.

Simcox, 55, was arrested in 2013 after two girls, ages 5 and 6, accused him of touching them inappropriately. He later was charged with two counts of molestation, three counts of sexual conduct with a minor and one count of furnishing obscene material to a minor.

Simcox, a former kindergarten and grade-school teacher with no legal background, represented himself throughout the three-week case in Maricopa County Superior Court.

The prosecution’s case hinged on the testimony of witnesses — in particular, the two young accusers named as victims in the case. The state presented no physical evidence.

On the first day of the trial May 18, one of the girls — now 8 — testified about how Simcox touched her privates “like a cup” when she was at his apartment.

“I couldn’t take it anymore and I really wanted him to stop,” the girl said when asked why she eventually came forward to her mother.

The state bolstered its case with two other witnesses who testified that Simcox had acted inappropriately with them as well. Another young girl said the defendant had bribed her with candy to see her genitals, and a woman said Simcox had molested her as a child several years ago.
I've been waiting for this verdict for awhile, and good for it!

He's a hardcore 2A guy, and now he lost that right. And he's used to playing tough-boy cowboy, but now he's going to have to kowtow to Sheriff Joe! As much as I dislike Joe, there's a sweet irony here.

It's also my understanding that child molesters are met with a bit of disdain, by the general prison population.

I think this big-talking tough-guy is going to be humbled a bit ... :lamo
 

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Yes, he is accused of molesting his kids too.

Bonus: He also beat his ex wife.

All the crazy RWNJ's loved him in AZ. Guys like Russell Pearce (who's other good friend JT Ready was a neonazi who killed his ex wife and 3 others, including a 15 month old), and JD Hayworth and Joe Arpaio. There is a good picture of Arpaio, Pearce and Simcox together on the web.

Seriously deranged dude, glad he is gonna die in prison.
Wait!

So he's tight with the guy in-charge of his incarceration?

This might not be as good as I thought ...
 

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I get tired of someone who spent six months in the military and does something wrong suddenly becomes a "veteran" or "ex-marine". Or a man who was a teacher for one year suddenly becomes, twenty years later, ex-teacher. I don't care about the politics. What I care about is the dishonest media and their search for the sensational.

Oh if only those tired of the 'dishonest' media 'sensationalizing' a story could stand just a weeeeee bit closer to the truth. Simcox was a teacher for 13 years... :roll:

He also threatened his former wife, family and any LEO who attempted to stop him, not exactly a model citizen.

But do tell us what 6 month soldier are you referring to???

Conservatives attacking the truth with outright lies... imagine that... :peace
 

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I think you're ignoring all the other cases where right wing "values" have failed to exist. I came from a very conservative, christian family where pedophilia was a generational reality that got covered up by each new generation in order to save face. Conservative thinking demands the pretense of a higher morality and rarely delivers the actual product.

What a load of bull**** in this post.
 

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The guy had his day in court and was found guilty. From the little I know it's good he is going
to jail for a long. Adults who take advantage of kids are really perverted individuals. No child should
have to go through something as evil as that.

But because the guy has a certain political stance people are taking what "he" did and try to smear
anyone around him or with his same political stance. Not a very nice thing to do.
 

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So, while the right is all in a lather about bathroom assaults by transgenders..that never happened, this happened. I am very happy to see this sick bastard going to jail. To think, he actually ran for the US Senate in my state. :shock:

FYI:

"On July 11th, 2016 the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office responded to the Ammon Target store where an adult female reported a subject taking pictures of her while she was inside a changing room trying on clothes.

Detectives were able to review witness information and security footage from Target that led them to come in contact with 43 year old Sean Patrick Smith, who also identifies as Shauna Patricia Smith a transgender female."
Transgender Woman arrested for voyuerism at Ammon Target | News | kpvi.com
 

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I get tired of someone who spent six months in the military and does something wrong suddenly becomes a "veteran" or "ex-marine". Or a man who was a teacher for one year suddenly becomes, twenty years later, ex-teacher. I don't care about the politics. What I care about is the dishonest media and their search for the sensational.

Was it sensationalism when the Catholic priest molestations were exposed? Do you not see the way conservative values too often prove to be unwarranted moral credentials?

As tired as you are of the occasionally tenuous connections that are made by the media, I am MORE tired of the long-standing habit of treating conservatives like they have some finger on the moral pulse of society, just because they are the most judgmental and overtly pious. Being a member of the clergy or being a long-time member of some church does NOT make you a moral person. It doesn't even guaranty that you can even make moral decisions. Yet, the right has relied on that dogma for too long to cover the tracks of pedophiles and thieves.

Maybe, when people are no longer able to use their religious or legal associations to declare themselves morally superior, it won't be so pleasing to demonstrate their failures.
 

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i take it, OP, that you also judge all muslims when one of them beheads a rape victim? or all blacks when one of them murders a child? oh, wait, you don't, because that would conflict with your liberal programming. nonsense bait thread taking advantage of a sad event to push a political agenda, typical.

"So take another hit and bury your brother"
 

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Simcox is an interesting guy. He's definitely smart and committed to the causes he believes in but he's not a particularly good judge of character (perhaps because his own is pretty ****ed up). He was part of the JT Ready crew that spawned Shawna Forde, the woman who decided that shooting a 9 year old girl in the head during a home invasion was a good idea. He'll probably be happier in jail and will definitely be there with folks he can identify with.

My bet is that he is going to be taking it up the ass until he finally dies.
 

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So, while the right is all in a lather about bathroom assaults by transgenders..that never happened, this happened. I am very happy to see this sick bastard going to jail. To think, he actually ran for the US Senate in my state. :shock:

(The title of the article should read "Ex-Minuteman Founder...."

Ex-Minuteman Chris Simcox found guilty in child-molestation trial

Ex-Minuteman Chris Simcox found guilty in child-molestation trial
Megan Cassidy, The Republic

A Maricopa County Superior Court jury on Wednesday found former “border-vigilante” leader Chris Simcox guilty of two counts of child molestation and one count of furnishing obscene material to a minor.

He was found not guilty on three other counts of sexual conduct with a minor.

The jury had been debating the case since Monday afternoon.

Simcox, 55, was arrested in 2013 after two girls, ages 5 and 6, accused him of touching them inappropriately. He later was charged with two counts of molestation, three counts of sexual conduct with a minor and one count of furnishing obscene material to a minor.

Simcox, a former kindergarten and grade-school teacher with no legal background, represented himself throughout the three-week case in Maricopa County Superior Court.

The prosecution’s case hinged on the testimony of witnesses — in particular, the two young accusers named as victims in the case. The state presented no physical evidence.

On the first day of the trial May 18, one of the girls — now 8 — testified about how Simcox touched her privates “like a cup” when she was at his apartment.

“I couldn’t take it anymore and I really wanted him to stop,” the girl said when asked why she eventually came forward to her mother.

The state bolstered its case with two other witnesses who testified that Simcox had acted inappropriately with them as well. Another young girl said the defendant had bribed her with candy to see her genitals, and a woman said Simcox had molested her as a child several years ago.

Bwaahaahaahaa!

Anti-Immigrant poster child goes down in flames.

You just can't make this stuff up.
 

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This whacko was a minuteman?

Hmmm.

I wonder what it is like to have been an intercontinental ballistic missile?
 
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