In June 2009, federal agents executed a search warrant on Metzger's Indiana home. Reportedly, the agents seized Metzger's three computers, books, and address books. According to Metzger, the search is connected to the arrests of white supremacist twin brothers Dennis and Daniel Mahon, also in June 2009.
Authorities charged the Mahons with conspiracy to damage buildings and property by explosives, malicious damage of a building by explosives, and distribution of information related to explosives. The charges were connected to a 2004 bombing of a local government office in Scottsdale, Arizona, in which three people were injured.
Dennis Mahon, whose most recent address was in Illinois, has held leadership positions within numerous white supremacist groups over the past 20 years. He was at one time a high-ranking member of Metzger's White Aryan Resistance and close friend of Metzger.
In a recorded message on Metzger's “Aryan Update Hotline” after federal agents executed the search warrant, he expressed puzzlement about the raid. Specifically, Metzger questioned why authorities seized his computers, claiming that Dennis Mahon did not use a computer and implying that there are no E-mail exchanges to be discovered. Metzger also predicted that the government will indict him, and he argued that the raid was a way for the government to give him a negative public image.
In 2007, Metzger relocated from California to Indiana, where he disseminates his racist and anti-Semitic ideology through a monthly online publication, a telephone hotline, an Internet radio show, and other media. He calls The Insurgent, his online publication, “the most racist newspaper in the world” and encourages readers to send money to imprisoned white supremacists. His 24-hour Aryan update hotline is “dedicated to people who care they are white,” and he broadcasts “hard core white racist news” via Internet radio segments.
Metzger lauded white supremacist and anti-Semite James Von Brunn, the suspect in the June 2009 murder of a security guard at the United States Holocaust Museum. In fact, in the days following the shooting, Metzger posted to his Web site, as the “Lone Tip of the Week,” the contents of a book written by Von Brunn, entitled Tob Shebbe Goyim Harog! (To Kill the Best Gentiles!) The thesis of the book, that Jews are on a mission of “destruction of all Gentile nations through miscegenation and wars,” and the “Zionist Occupied Government” of the United States is welcoming “huge numbers of fecund non-White immigrants” in order to destroy the white race through inter-racial breeding, has been a standard refrain of white supremacists for decades. Metzger also declared June 10, the day of the murder, to be “James Von Brunn Day!!”
In addition to other activities, Metzger has also been active as a speaker at various white supremacist events. He attended an April 2006 event in Lansing, Michigan, staged by the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement. Speakers at the event included Klan members and white supremacist Internet radio host, Hal Turner.
In October 2005, Metzger delivered a keynote address at Hammerfest, the annual marquis event of the Hammerskins, a neo-Nazi skinhead group. The event featured performances by several white power bands, including Prussian Blue, a white power singing duo.
Also in 2005, Metzger attended a vigil organized by the racist skinhead Northwestern Hammerskins group and David Lynch, who leads the racist skinhead American Front group. The vigil was held on Whidbey Island, Washington, on the 20th anniversary of the death of Robert Mathews. Mathews was the leader of a 1980s white supremacist terrorist group called The Order, which committed armed robberies and murders. He was killed in a shootout with police on Whidbey Island in 1985.
Other large white supremacist events where Metzger has spoken included Aryan Fest, a 2004 white power music festival in Arizona, and a White Unity festival held in Indiana in 2003. These events attracted hundreds of extremists from across the country including white supremacist leaders Billy Roper and Richard Butler (deceased). During one speech, Metzger presented a practical plan for “revolutionary action.” This plan called for “lone wolf” tactics, silent operations, blending with the community (regrowing hair, covering/removing tattoos), the acquisition of professional jobs, identification of informants, and a commitment to action.
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