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    I believe Fallbrook is in his district.  It was home to Tom Metzger.  See below for a few details about Metzger from Wikipedia.

    By 1968 Metzger had moved to Fallbrook, California and supported Democrat turned independent George C. Wallace for President.[1] Metzger stopped paying taxes in the 1970s and by 1972 his tax protest over the Vietnam War destroyed his thriving television business but introduced him to other tax protesters who, he said, were "secular racists, Christian Identity racists, neo-Nazis, all kinds of people."[1]

    Ku Klux Klan[edit]

    During the 1970s he joined the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, which was led by David Duke, eventually becoming the Grand Dragon for the State of California. In summer 1979, he organized a patrol, the Klan Border Watch[2] to capture illegal Mexican immigrants south of Fallbrook, California. Subsequent groups, such as Glenn Spencer's American Border Patrol and Ranch Rescue, derived from this effort.[2] Metzger's Klan organization also had a security force which was involved in confrontations with communists and anti-Klan protesters.[3][4]
    Metzger's branch of the Klan split with Duke's organization in 1980 to form the "California Knights of the Ku Klux Klan."[5] Also in 1979 he took Greg Withrow, of the White Student Union "under his wing," which later became the Aryan Youth Movement (AYM), for youth associated with White Aryan Resistance.[6]

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