Brett Kimberlin, also known as the "Speedway Bomber," is the infamous male who set an Indiana town ablaze with a series of coordinated bombings in 1978.
The man behind the madness was also convicted of thirty three additional crimes, including illegal use of a Department of Defense insignia, and the Presidential Seal, both of which were used to procure the hard-to-come-by explosives used in the bombings.
As a result, Kimberlin served a 17 year prison sentence, in which time he mastered his skills of persuasion by earning a law degree, which he reportedly uses routinely.
A man who committed suicide his limbs were irreparably damaged after one of the explosions that Kimberlin was responsible for, left behind a wife that sued him several years later, winning a civil judgment in which she was awarded $1.6 million.
As Brett Kimberlin has recently been released from prison, his unique story is beginning to surface, as well as the motive behind the explosions and his twisted lifestyle.
"Citizen K," a biography written by respected journalist and author Mark Singer, details the writers bewildering journey with Kimberlin, who had actually signed on to the book thinking Singer would portray him in a favorable light, according to a report done by The Blaze.
What Singer did in fact discover though, among other things, was that the Speedway bombings were not politically motivated at all, but rather meant to serve as a distraction from yet another crime that had taken place shortly beforehand.
According to a report done by the Indy Star, on July 29, 1978, Speedway resident Julia Scyphers, 65, answered a knock at her door only to find a strange man who claimed he was interested in purchasing items she had recently tried to sell at a yard sale.
Scyphers let the man into her garage to show him the items and he "shot her in the head." Her husband came out in time to see the perpetrator's car and catch a glimpse of the man himself.
In excerpt from "Citizen X" explains that "when police began looking for a motive in the Scyphers slaying, they found there'd been a recent family clash. Julia Scyphers' daughter, Sandra Barton, had become involved with a man who seemed to Mrs. Scyphers to be inordinately close to one of Barton's young daughters. Mrs. Scyphers told friends she was so concerned that she'd arranged for both of her granddaughters to come live with her. Whether or not Mrs. Scyphers' fears were correct (no charges were ever filed to that effect), this incident led investigators to start looking at Brett C. Kimberlin."
As attention towards Kimberlin began to mount in the Scyphers'-slaying, he decided to go ahead with the series of bombings that would prove to take police attention away from the case at hand.
In an even more twisted, yet ironic move, Singer's book describes how Kimberlin, after being apprehended for the Speedway bombings, plotted for another person to plant identical bombs around the town in order to give the appearance that the suspect was still at large.
Kimberlin would go on to build up a rap sheet littered with charges stemming from offenses such as forgery, perjury, drug dealing, domestic terrorism and possible murder and child molestation.
Fast forward into the present, Kimberlin is the now director and founder of "Justice Through Music (JTM)," a non-profit organization that "uses famous musicians and bands to organize, educate and activate young people about the importance of civil rights, human rights and voting."
According to The Blaze, since 2005, JTM collected $1.8 million in contributions from an illustrious list of donors including the George Soros-funded Tides Foundation, liberal songstress Barbara Streisand and John Kerry's wife, Teresa Heinz-Kerry.
"We support the aspirations of youth worldwide to be free to express themselves, and we take a stand against oppressive regimes that suppress freedom and deprive citizens of basic human rights," Kimberlin's website states.
But according to a report of Kimberlin's latest tax filings, obtained by Fox News's Ed Barnes, the chunk of those donations are given in return for promises to put conservative bloggers out of business.
The Blaze reports that in 2010, Kimberlin "called for the arrest of Karl Rove, Andrew Breitbart, Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue, Massey Energy Chairman Don Blankenship and now, conservative bloggers Patrick Frey, Aaron Walker and others."
"Though neither website publicly reveals Kimberlin's role, tax and corporate documents show that he is one of four directors who incorporated the Velvet Revolution, and that he is the registered agent for the tax-exempt, non-stock company, which is registered at his mother's house in Bethesda," Barnes writes in the Fox News report.
In the report, Barnes refers to Velvet Revolution. Kimberlin's other enterprise dedicated to furthering a leftwing agenda.
"Velvet Revolution is a term coined to describe the peaceful road to change in countries where governments ignored the inalienable rights of the people. A few inspiring Velvet Revolutions occurred in the former Soviet Union, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, South Africa, Ukraine, Egypt, Tunisia and other countries," according to a statement on the VR website.
But while many wirters and bloggers like Barnes have decided to revolt against Kimberlin, he himself is firing back with violent threats.
Robert Stacy McCain of The Other McCain has vacated his house after Kimberlin allegedly called his home and threatened the man's wife and family.
The situation has been gaining national attention as many bloggers are teaming up against the convicted felon, even declaring May 25, "blog about Brett Kimberlin day."
"With this in mind I will continue my coverage throughout the day. . . there is more to Kimberlin's outfits, associates, and benefactors than meets the eye," writes The Blaze.
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