There’s just one problem: the metadata from the photos of Isaac’s car shows they were taken on May 12 2019 between 5:25pm and 5:28pm. The first EMS traffic mention of Isaac Kappy “forcing himself” off the Transwestern overpass onto Historic Route-66 was at 7:28am. He was pronounced dead on the scene right as Officer Luna arrived with the body camera running at 7:44am – on May 13 2019.
The Phoenix Enigma has also published 35 of 52 photos he received from the Arizona Department of Public Safety. These were taken with a different camera, a Nikon Coolpix A10. The creation date for each of these photos is the same, suggesting it was not actually set on the camera.
The Phoenix Enigma has published 5 videos of Body Camera footage from officers at the scene. The video marked “Officer Luna Body-Cam Footage #3” shows inspection of his Days Inn hotel room #234, which did not contain any personal effects. at 1:05 says “his car was pretty full. Had, uh, laundry and all that stuff in the back”. Where is the bodycam footage of this inspection and photo-shoot? Why would it not have been provided in response to the FOIA request?
If the police really did take these photos as part of a death investigation, within 2 hours of the death…why would the capture date be incorrect? Were the photos taken with a professional camera and lens before Isaac’s death? If so, how did they get mixed in with the FOIA response?
The timestamp on the bodycam footage of the hotel room inspection says 2019-05-13 15:30. Bodycams record in UTC time so this was -6, 9:30am on the 13th.
Compilation of bodycam footage:
Ghostcrab calls to Days Inn Bellemont AZ Night Manager who checked Isaac in:
Civic Responsibility We value civil society. Community members who organize events should assume responsibility for public welfare and endeavor to communicate civic responsibilities to participants. They must also assume responsibility for conducting events in accordance with local, state and federal laws.
It’s hard to see how this blog violates this principle in any way. We value civil society here, not a single political party or monoculture. We’re not organizing any events and we’re certainly not breaking any local, state, Federal or international laws.
“I hope you’re ostracized [for having different views to me]” and “GTFO” do not seem to fit the idea of “Radical Inclusion”. Are heterosexual white males no longer welcome at Burning Man?
Unfortunately for Cynthia, Burning Man is still predominantly white, male, and heterosexual.
The most recent Census data from 2019 shows that Burning Man is still 76% white and 1% black; 56% male and 42% female, and 66% heterosexual:
It seems not much has changed demographically since Larry Harvey’s infamous 2015 statement that “black folks don’t like to camp”:
“Steve in Real Life”, who moved from the Bay Area to Reno in 1992, started out strong. Burning Man indeed has a proud history of assholery.
Unfortunately Steve got twiggered by a couple of retweets and decided to throw all the Principles of Burning Man out the window, insult us then block us while joining the call for this blog to be de-platformed:
Summer Burkes then chose to weigh in. She seems to have forgotten her previous work celebrating the gun-toting, Second Amendment loving cowboy history of Burning Man.
Here’s Summer in 2014, misspelling the name of the man she’s glorifying:
Fight Club is a book written in 1996 and then turned into a movie released 15 years ago this fall (we won’t provide any spoilers if we can help it). Author Chuck Pahlaniuk confirmed at several book-release events last year the “Project Mayhem” group in Fight Club’s story is indeed the Cacophony Society in real life … a wackier bunch of people, without the men-only Iron John subplot or all the property destruction and violence. (Well, serious violence, anyway.)
Mere minutes before that tweet Summer had quite the potty mouth:
Her plan now is complete de-platforming of any voice she doesn’t agree with. No Radical Self-Expression, Radical Inclusion, Gifting, or Communal Effort for Summer! Will she be successful, or is there still a First Amendment in the Default World?
How does Summer reconcile her cult-like “literal worship” of Larry Harvey with his statements that Burning Man is the poster child for old-fashioned, Main Street Republicanism?
Or what about Larry’s friendship with Republican strategist Grover Norquist, who on Burn Night proudly wore his Russian military uniform (allegedly obtained from shadowy ops arming the Taliban in Afghanistan)?
I have long advocated here that politics and Burning Man don’t mix, but it seems the Org has a different view, inviting Denis Kucinich to give the Keynote address at the 2015 Global Leadership summit:
2015 was a big year for politics invading the Playa:
We’ll let the late Larry Harvey have the last word:
Can’t we all just get along? I thought that was the entire point of Burning Man.
Thank you to everyone sending messages of support.
Twitter suspended my account @steveouttrim out of the blue, citing “spam and platform manipulation” – neither of which is true. It appears I got caught up in the mass purge of Trump-supporting accounts.
I contacted their support team to appeal, but I don’t hold out much hope as the true motivation behind this seems political rather than their stated reason.
You can still find me there on the account for this blog, @burnersdotme. At least for now…the de-platformers have had me in their sights for a long time, no doubt they will be trying to take that account out soon also.
Twitter was careful to wait until the stockmarket closed before implementing their sweeping censorship. Even so, with a nearly 4% drop in after hours trading this has cost them about $1.6 billion. It is hard to see future upside in the stock if they are deliberately alienating half their user base.
The biggest target of the purge was obviously Donald Trump (89 million followers), who is still President of the United States. He was simultaneously de-platformed on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitch, TikTok, Discord, Shopify, Spotify, Pinterest.
CampaignMonitor, the mailing list provider for his campaign suspended him. Online stores selling Trump-related merchandise were also taken out. The President’s official Twitter account @POTUS is still there but recent messages from Trump were arbitrarily deleted.
Trump’s YouTube channel (2.7m) is still there. Steve Bannon’s War Room YouTube channel (330k subs) was also removed.
Some of the other accounts taken out were much larger than mine (9200 followers):
General Michael Flynn (1.2m)
Michael Flynn Jr
Sidney Powell (1.2m)
Lin Wood (1.1m)
Tracy Beanz (533k)
Major Patriot (311k)
Praying Medic (476k)
Ron Watkins (CodeMonkey)
Jim Watkins (RQueenInc, IsItWetYet)
We The Inevitable
Amazing Polly (99freemind)
3 Days 3 Nights
Vincent Kennedy (319k)
Pepe News Now (69k)
Zach Haller (Shirtless Pundit)
ANCReport (Ryan Dawson)
Sir William Scot5
Rush Limbaugh’s account is gone, but a Twitter spokesperson said his account was deactivated by the user, not by them.
Many accounts that remained reported losing large numbers of followers.
Some accounts strangely managed to survive the purge: