Bundy boy Pete Santilli filed a humble request for the Feds to let him out of jail and send him back to Ohio, where he promises to be a really, really good boy and wear a monitoring bracelet.
The judge hearing motions for release in the Malheur Reserve case, said, well, maybe, if the Nevada judge concurs. So the Feds rained a 59-page motion down on Pete Santilli, which more or less guarantees that he'll stay in jail until his trial, I would think.
I've included the whole motion at the end of the post, but if you don't want to read all 59 pages, just skip to page 24, where they put it in simple terms:
Santilli served in the role of Bundy’s shill, propagandist, recruiter, inciter of others, and foot soldier – a role he served until his arrest and one he will likely resume if he is released. The evidence shows that Santilli represented himself as a “talk radio host” who was in Bunkerville to report on the impoundment. In truth and in fact, however, Santilli was there solely for the purpose of calling militia, i.e., gunmen, out to Bunkerville in order to – as he described it – “force a standoff with the BLM.” As shown below, he did no “reporting” as that term is defined or understood – rather, as Bundy’s front man, he “beat the drums” over the Internet, by broadcasting propaganda in blogs that were followed by like-minded individuals, tailoring his message to incite and motivate them to use force and violence.
Yep. Then they laid out a whole host of examples, which are fairly simple to find because narcissist Santilli recorded every step he made -- and broadcast it to his ragtag band of hatriots for love and sympathy.
He also ginned up a lot of hate for the BLM among the militia heading to the scene:
Santilli, “reporting” via Skype, then made a number of outrageously false statements designed to put BLM in a false light, interweaving his theory that the BLM impoundment was a thinly disguised Agenda 21 project, stating among other things:
•BLM has imposed “an undeclared state of martial law”
•If you violate the “undeclared state of martial law, you go to prison”
•BLM has hundreds of people with guns and they look like corporate mercenaries
•The worst thing that can happen is for “these goons” to outnumber the people
•BLM has employed sniper perches around Bundy’s property
•BLM has militarized the area
•People will go to prison is you step off the pavement of the road
•The court has issued two separate orders but the orders were obtained by a trick used by corporations involved in fracking
•This is an Agenda 21 operation using BLM as their law enforcement arm
•The Sheriff is unconstitutional and refuses to do anything about the BLM thugs Santilli then threatened use of force and violence against the officers engaged in the impoundment, advocating for more people to come to Bundy Ranch to force a “stand-off” with the BLM.
They also brought up his association with Adam Kokesh, who was the guy who wanted to take over Washington, DC and arrest President Obama:
Following those threats, Santilli appeared by Skype on another blog talk show, this one hosted by an individual named Adam Kokesh: “Adam and The Man.” Introducing Santilli, Kokesh started the interview by falsely telling listeners that BLM “has circled the [Bundy] property with snipers and helicopters . . . all in a “dispute over land use where the family has been ranching for generations.” Turning to Santilli’s image on a screen, Kokesh asked him to describe what was happening on the ground, prompting Santilli to continue where Kokesh left off...
As I said, I'm pretty sure the judge isn't going to let Santilli go anywhere. The hearing is Friday morning. I'll keep you posted on that.