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Publisher of Visión Magazine gave $400 to David Duke’s failed Senate campaign
Strange as it may seem, Fred Bigler is the publisher, co-founder and Board Member of Visión Magazine, a magazine about Latino innovators in business, community leadership, education and the arts!
[ Fred Bigler, publisher, co-founder and Board Member of Visión Magazine, a magazine about Latino innovators in business, community leadership, education and the arts, gave $400 to David Duke’s failed Senate campaign. Photo from Facebook. ]
Publisher of Vision Magazine gave $400 to David Duke’s failed Senate campaign
By Lynda Carson — September 7, 2017
The publisher of Vision Magazine, a magazine about Latino innovators, and former Director of Community Services for the Stanislaus Military Academy, gave $400 to David Duke’s failed Senate campaign during 2016.
Public records reveal that Fred Bigler of Turlock, CA., gave $400 to David Duke’s failed Senate campaign, during 2016.
The address, PO BOX 3893 TURLOCK CA., that is listed on the campaign records revealing a $400 campaign contribution made to David Duke in 2016, is linked to 1041 Yosemite St, in Turlock, CA., on Cubib.com., with Sarah Julene Bigler, the same address for Fred Bigler.
At a time when the Trump regime is reportedly attacking young immigrants known as Dreamers, according to National Public Radio (NPR), it appears odd that Fred Bigler, the publisher of a magazine that publishes articles about Latinos, has made a campaign contribution of $400 to the failed Senate campaign of David Duke in 2016.
According to wikipedia, David Ernest Duke (born July 1, 1950) is an American white nationalist, politician, antisemitic conspiracy theorist, Holocaust denier, convicted felon, and former Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.
The recent violent white supremacist rally that David Duke attended in Charlottesville, resulted in blood in the streets of Charlottesville, and the death of Heather Heyer when she was run down by an alleged Nazi sympathizer while she was protesting against the KKK, neo-Nazis, and white supremacists. Reportedly, 19 others were injured when the Nazi sympathizer plowed into a crowd of peaceful demonstrators.
Strange as it may seem, Fred Bigler is the publisher, co-founder and Board Member of Vision Magazine, a magazine about Latino innovators in business, community leadership, education and the arts. The magazine comes out quarterly, and is a proud media sponsor of the 2017 Go Women’s Red Luncheon.
The website for Vision Magazine does not list an address or contact phone number for the publication, but records reveal that Vision Magazine is based in Modesto, CA., at 1231 8th Street Suite 150-A. This address was verified with the records of the Secretary of State in California, for Vision Magazine.
Fred Bigler can also be found on a YouTube video talking about kids at a military High School called the Stanislaus Military Academy, a school that has been in the news due to student suicides, and complaints made by the parents of kids at the school. Bigler used to be the Director of Community Services for the Stanislaus Military Academy.
A proud supporter of David Duke, and founder of the defunct Youth Action Commission of Stanislaus County, in an opinion piece by Fred Bigler in the Modesto Bee, he makes his opinion clear that he believes in strong discipline for kids. He can also be found on FaceBook.
The businesses of others who have been outed recently for making campaign contributions to David Duke’s failed 2016 Senate campaign, including Roger Grigsby, owner of O’meil restaurant in Santa Cruz, and Julius De Roma, owner of Clubhouse Jager in Minneapolis, did not fare too well according to a recent report by Newsweek, and the New York Times.
Roger Grigsby and Julius De Roma faced a boycott, and employees refusing to work for them any longer, after it was revealed that they each made a $500 campaign contribution to David Duke’s failed Senate campaign in 2016.
Roger Grigsby was originally outed as a proud campaign contributor to David Duke in an article on Indybay, in addition to Julius De Roma, who was also originally outed as a proud supporter and campaign contributor to David Duke in a different story in Indybay, a community news site in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Both business owners were also outed in an original story that appeared in the San Francisco Bay View Newspaper, and the mainstream media followed suit with their own stories as the boycotts occurred, and the longtime establishments reportedly have been shut down.
Reportedly in The Modesto Bee, Nathan Damigo, a violent white supremacist, created a stir around a year ago at the California State University, in Turlock. He was also filmed punching out a woman in Berkeley, at a rally involving white supremacists, neo-Nazis, the KKK, Trump supporters, and counter protesters.
No one was available for comment when I tried to reach Fred Bigler.
Lynda Carson may be reached at tenantsrule [at] yahoo.com
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