Tag Archives: Phoenix

REST IN POWER Cyndi Whitmore

by Brian A. Wilkins
April 27, 2017 (updated April 28, 2017 12:04 p.m. Pacific)

I stopped everything in my life to create this page because the lovely, powerful, beautiful Cyndi Whitmore passed away on Wednesday. A mutual friend of ours informed me by phone and now I’m just in shock.

I saw a random post on Facebook in November of 2010 that asked if there was a videographer out there who could film a “Flash Mob  for Jobs” she was staging near Senator John McCain’s office in Phoenix. I answered, we became friends, and continued fighting injustices together … Read Entire Article

Rodney Smith Case: “South Mountain Shooter” Continues Waiting For Trial

by Brian A. Wilkins
1/21/2010 (links updated February 1, 2023)

ORIGINAL LINK: http://blog.operation-nation.com/2010/01/21/rodney-smith-case-south-mountain-shooter-continues-waiting-for-trial.aspx


In case you’re wondering why Operation Nation has not given an update on the case of Rodney Smith, Jr. – the alleged “South Mountain Shooter” who was forced to defend himself with his pistol at South Mountain Community College in South Phoenix back on July 24, 2008 – it’s because…there is no update.

Mr. Smith, now 24-years-old, has been on house arrest with an ankle-monitor since late October 2008, waiting for his constitutional right to a public trial by jury. And according to several sources, Mr. Smith is … Read Entire Article