The Kiddie Porn Producer And The "Family Friendly" Nudist Camp

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Hair Balls was shocked -- shocked -- to find out the former Austin man accused of producing a notorious series of child-porn videos known as "The Tent Series" was a member of an Austin-area nudist colony that describes itself as "family friendly."

David A. Diehl, 48, was arrested near Jacksonville, Fla., after FBI agents were able to identify him as the man who recording himself raping a 9-year-old girl in a camping tent -- videos of which have apparently surfaced in more than 100 child-porn cases. Although it might be a case of justice too late, Diehl was fortunately stupid enough to allow a few clues to pop up in the video, including a novelty $1 million bill issued in 2000 by the Star Ranch Nudist Club in McDade.

Both Diehl and his alleged victim were members of Star Ranch, and the novelty bill was issued when the ranch hosted the annual Southwestern Sunbathing Conference, according to KXAN. The alleged victim's parents "worked the ranch during the conference, so the girl was unsupervised for hours at a time," according to the news station.

And when agents interviewed Diehl's ex-wife, who was 15 when she married the 31-year-old Diehl, she dropped the bombshell that her ex "had a fixation on young girls." What a surprise.

Hair Balls has no problem with nudists, but we're a little concerned about Star Ranch's mixture of creepy old dudes, naked little girls, and coolers full of beer. But maybe that's just us -- after all, according to the Star Ranch site "Children adapt very well" to public nudity.

"They are natural nudists and usually take to it with minimum adjustment. They love the pool and the playground."

Apparently, they also love to run naked, as evidenced by the annual 5K Bare Buns: "We invite you to bring your children, 18 years and under, and let them enjoy the fun as they compete for a beautiful 1st, 2nd or 3rd place medallion." So, just to be clear: On April 17, you can go watch a bunch of naked little boys and girls running together in a group.

Or, now that it's getting warmer, you can watch naked little boys and girls go swimming. Here's how one proud parent described his ten-year-old son's experience on a "skinny dipping" website: "He peeled right off & jumped in the pool. Since this was his first experience, we called him 'white tail'!"

Again: if you are a pedophile, you might be glad to know there is a membership organization near Austin where little boys and girls are allowed to run around nude, and apparently sometimes unsupervised. Plus, it sits on 110 acres, which makes it perfect for a (secret) game of hide and seek. And if they allow dudes who married 15-year-old girls, their standards can't be that stringent.

We're going to go take a shower now. But not with any kids.

(For what it's worth, the ranch put out a prepared statement: "We have assisted in an FBI cyber crime investigation and we do not have any results. In the interest of justice we do not want to say anything that might compromise the prosecution of this case. We applaud the authorities for their diligence in the investigation of this case.")


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Me
Me

Ian is right and it's 'paedophile' unless you're American and have corrupted the language. And pronounced 'pee-doh-fyle'

D Voth
D Voth

I happen to know people who are in the 'naturist' lifestyle -- happens to be my husband's ex wife and her husband, who by the way, she met at the nudist camp - had an affair with and broke up his 35 year marriage along with her 15 year marriage.She was taking her 2 children to the nudist camps on every weekend that my husband didn't have the kids. It was all a big secret for 2 years until one of the kids slipped the truth.It was shocking to find out that there was NO background check and anyone could live in the camp for $75 per month, full time. That's right...$75 per month, so you can imagine the number of people who were living there for the cheap rent.Now to make matters worse, in our investigation (we also had a private detective checking the conditions as well), we found that the children in the camp had to stay put in their trailers and tents, had to keep doors unlocked after 10 pm when the adults were on the dance floor and then visiting other trailers and camps.The kids told us that they were not allowed to go to any other trailers or tents and if there was a problem, they were to go outside and 'holler'.Hmmm, it's all very innocent right? Children are safer in nudist camps right?To boot, the daughter who was 12 at the time claimed that sometimes a 'friend' would watch the kids while the other adults were doing whatever they had to do. Her 'friend' was a 45 year old male and when we began our investigation on him, he disappeared from the site.So....don't preach to me about the safeness of nudist camps for children as there's no real protection for them, at least in this one in Texas, and the place was a haven for criminals as well as people with any kind of sexual issues.A Texas judge agreed by the way, and after the investigation slapped an INJUNCTION on the mother/stepfather to stop them from taking the children to these places.

Liza
Liza

This is so lame and disgusting. There should be at least some limits set by the government when it comes to children.

Bill Steele
Bill Steele

"Surveys have shown that children are actually safer in nudist surroundings because the vast majority of adults are NOT paedophiles and keep a very careful eye on people they don't know."

Right...LOL! There was a resort near Brandon, FL that got busted because one of the administrators was selling videos of the kids on the camp's website. It seems like this stuff goes on all the time. Sorry, but nudists just seem sociopathic to me. If you feel an overwhelming need to be naked in public, there's just something wrong with you.

Bailey
Bailey

Tired of bullshit:If there are " always 20 pairs of eyes on every child" how did this little girl end up getting abused?? Did the 20 parents watching her watch while she was molested?

Bailey
Bailey

Tired of bullshit:If there are " always 20 pairs of eyes on every child" how did this little girl end up getting abused?? Did the 20 parents watching her watch while she was molested?

TIRED OF BULLSHIT
TIRED OF BULLSHIT

By Craig Malisow, Thursday, Apr. 15 2010 @ 8:01AM (DO YOU HAVE A FIXATION WITH NUDE KIDS THAT IS YOUR TALKING ABOUT)

?Hair Balls was shocked -- shocked -- to find out the former Austin man accused of producing a notorious series of child-porn videos known as "The Tent Series" was a member ( HE WAS A VISITOR)of an Austin-area nudist colony(NOT COLONY NUDIST CLUB WITH THE MOST FAMILY ORIENTATED POLICIES AND PROTECTIONS IN PLACE IN THE SOUTHWEST REGION OF THE US) that describes itself as "family friendly."(EVERY VISITOR IN THE LAST 8 YEARS HAS A FULL CRIMINAL AND SEXUAL BACKGROUND CHECK AND ANY INFRACTIONS RESULT IN IMMEDIATE REMOVAL)David A. Diehl, 48, was arrested near Jacksonville, Fla., after FBI agents were able to identify him as the man who recording himself raping (MOLESTING)a 9-year-old girl in a camping tent -- videos of which have apparently surfaced in more than 100 child-porn cases. Although it might be a case of justice too late, Diehl was fortunately stupid enough to allow a few clues to pop up in the video, including a novelty $1 million bill issued in 2000 by the Star Ranch Nudist Club in McDade.( THERE ARE SICK BASTARDS IN EVERY AREA OF THE COUNTRY APPARENTLY EVEN IN NEWS PAPER REPORTERS AND THIS HAPPENED 10 YEARS AGO)

Both Diehl (VISITOR WHO ON HIS NEXT VISIT A YEAR LATER WAS REMOVED FROM THE GROUNDS) and his alleged victim were members of Star Ranch, and the novelty bill was issued when the ranch hosted the annual Southwestern Sunbathing Conference, according to KXAN. The alleged victim's parents "worked the ranch during the conference, so the girl was unsupervised for hours at a time," according to the news station. (WHY DON'T YOU GET YOUR SOURCES STRAIGHT AND FIND THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE THAT KXAN TRIED TO SENSATIONALIZE)

And when agents interviewed Diehl's ex-wife, who was 15 when she married the 31-year-old Diehl, she dropped the bombshell that her ex "had a fixation on young girls." What a surprise.

Hair Balls has no problem with nudists, but we're a little concerned about Star Ranch's mixture of creepy old dudes, naked little girls, and coolers full of beer.(HAVE YOU BEEN TO STAR RANCH OR ARE YOU JUST TALKING THROUGH YOUR ASS) ( BECAUSE I HAVE AND I CAN TELL YOU CREEPY OLD MEN ARE KICKED OUT [LIKE YOU WOULD BE] AND LITTLE GIRLS AND BOYS ARE NOT JUST WATCHED BY THEIR PARENTS BUT BY EVEY PARENT AND GRAND PARENT IN THE CLUB SO AT NO TIME IS ANY CHILD EVEN NOT UNDER THE WATCHFUL CARE OF RESPECTFUL ADULTS)But maybe that's just us -- after all, according to the Star Ranch site "Children adapt very well" to public nudity.(THEY DO)

"They are natural nudists and usually take to it with minimum adjustment. They love the pool and the playground."

Apparently, they also love to run naked, as evidenced by the annual 5K Bare Buns: "We invite you to bring your children, 18 years and under, and let them enjoy the fun as they compete for a beautiful 1st, 2nd or 3rd place medallion." So, just to be clear: On April 17, you can go watch a bunch of naked little boys and girls running together in a group.(YES AND?) (OH THAT'S RIGHT YOU HAVE AN OBSESSION WITH NAKED KIDS)

Or, now that it's getting warmer, you can watch naked little boys and girls go swimming. Here's how one proud parent described his ten-year-old son's experience on a "skinny dipping" website: "He peeled right off & jumped in the pool. Since this was his first experience, we called him 'white tail'!"

Again: if you are a pedophile,(WHEN YOU POINT A FINGER AT SOME ONE 4 MORE ARE POINTING AT YOU) you might be glad to know there is a membership organization near Austin where little boys and girls are allowed to run around nude, and apparently sometimes unsupervised. (NOT AT ALL SO IF YOUR A PEDOPHILE BEWARE)Plus, it sits on 110 acres, which makes it perfect for a (secret) game of hide and seek. (NOT WITH 20 PLUS EYES ON EVERY KID PROTECTING THEM)And if they allow dudes who married 15-year-old girls, their standards can't be that stringent. (DO YOU TELL A MARRIED COUPLE THEY SHOULDN'T BE MARRIED?)(CALL FOR THE SECURITY PROCEDURES THEY ARE ENFORCED)We're going to go take a shower now. But not with any kids.

(For what it's worth, the ranch put out a prepared statement: "We have assisted in an FBI cyber crime investigation and we do not have any results. In the interest of justice we do not want to say anything that might compromise the prosecution of this case. We applaud the authorities for their diligence in the investigation of this case.")(IF IT WASN'T FOR THE COOPERATION OF STAR RANCH A PEDOPHILE WOULD HAVE ELUDED JUSTICE)

YOUR ARTICLE SHOWS A TENDENCY TO BE INTERESTED IN KIDS (AS PEOPLE WRITE WHAT THEY KNOW). NO ABILITY TO DO ANY FACT FINDING BEFORE REPORTING SO YOU ARE NO BETTER THAN A TABLOID WRITER.DOWN RIGHT FICTION AND MAKING UP STUFF TO SENSATIONALIZE A TRAGEDY OF A SICK BASTARD TAKING ADVANTAGE OF A MOMENT OF OPPORTUNITY AGAINST A INNOCENT GIRL, USING YOUR WRITING SKILLS TO VILLEINAGE A LOCATION INSTEAD OF WRITING ABOUT THE PERPETRATOR WHO IS THE CRIMINAL. YOU ARE JUST NOT A JOURNALIST JUST A IDIOT WITH A COMPUTER WHO HAS DELUSIONS OF WRITING PLEASE GO BACK TO JOURNALISM SCHOOL I THINK YOU FORGOT ALL YOU LEARNED, OR YOU FAILED ETHICS. YOUR ARTICLE SHOWED NONE

No name
No name

Wow This news man sure has a fetish with nude kids maybe if you seem so interested in nude kids you should be in jail just like this nastily gay. People like you make me sick. How can anyone sit and talk about nudity that you have no clue about. You have no idea about nudity and I think if you even tried to go to a place like that you would be the first to be booted out. What all your problem is, is that you are so ashamed of what you've done that you have to place blame on a nudist camp to make your actions in your mind ok. The difference between parents in a nude life style and parents that are not. Is that nudist parents don't brain wash and Manipulate there children. They don't cause there children to be self abusers because they hate the way they look because you brain washed them to hate them selves. If you think sick things about being nude then your no better then all the abusers in this world. All of you that are so negative about nudity should really look at your self and see the pervert you are. And then go lock your self in jail or a island away from all the human raise.

Visaman
Visaman

Aw, go ahead take a shower with your kids, they'll get a kick out of it!

Obviously you are not a nudist, or you would have known that nudist children are much more self assured and have better self esteem than non-nudist children, and they certainly won't be sexting; been there seen that, ho hum!

davidwr
davidwr

Ian says at Friday, Apr. 16 2010 @ 3:27AM: "Paedophilia is wrong" Paedophilia is not sex, it is a mental illness. The word you are looking for is "child abuse," or if you prefer, "child molestation." Sex involving a child or younger teenager and someone much older who is not a child himself is child abuse. Ian says at Friday, Apr. 16 2010 @ 3:32AM: "If his ex wife was 15 when they married,if he took photo's of her on a nudist beach on honeymoon, could he be charged with having child pornography because she's under 18?" He could only be convicted if the photos were actually pornographic. Many nude photographs are not pornographic - if they were most family photo albums would have at least one child-porn photo in them. As a judge once famously said, you can't define pornography but he knew it when he saw it.

Kirru
Kirru

I agree. It would be much better to send the kids to the Boy Scouts or the Catholic church.

Ian
Ian

Just a random question...If his ex wife was 15 when they married,if he took photo's of her on a nudist beach on honeymoon, could he be charged with having child pornography because she's under 18?

Ian
Ian

Jeff,Where did I 'defend' anybody?As the anonymous poster said, its darn obvious if a male in a naturist camp is getting aroused, and this would be noticed by other people.Parents should be keeping an eye on their children, just as much in a nudist camp as in a clothed camp, but we all know that children can run away from the immediate area (go to your local park and hear parents yelling for children who've got out of sight).This is unfortunatly another factor in the 'don't let single men into nudism' scenario, single men are seen as wanting some sort of sexual frisson from their nudism which is not always the case. There's lots of guys want to relax naked who have partners (of either sex) providing them with all the sex they want at home, but because their partner doesn't want to go naked they are looked at with suspicion.And as for strangers in a park looking for children to assault? You only need to read the newspapers to see that there's a hell of a lot more molestation goes on when the paedophile has worked their way into a family (sadly with it only coming out years later in some cases) rather than it being random attacks. (They get more coverage though.)So, to clarify my position: Paedophilia is wrong, whether its with strangers or people you know. And there will always be paedophiles within the nudist community, just as there are within the Catholics, scouts, schools, sports, etc, etc.

Anonymous
Anonymous

Your association with nudity and pedophilia is downright stupid. Naturist resorts are possibly one of the safest places for kids to be. The communities tend to be very watchful of sexual behavior, and if someone is being sexually provocative it's pretty darn obvious. The issue here was one of trust and parental oversight, not nudity. If the parents had been working a clothed event at a regular camp sight, would it have been so incredibly difficult for this guy to remove a little girl's clothing in a tent? Should clothed campsites run background and psychological checks on every person who stays there?

What's sick is that you automatically go to the depraved when you think of little kids naked. Grow up.

Blitz
Blitz

Jeff, your an idiot. Both for ragging on someone else spelling, and for spelling it incorrectly yourself.

Both paedophile and pedophile are correct.

I'm not a nudist, but I bet if you looked at statistics, you'd find that more non-nudists were convicted pedophiles than nudists. Theres nothing wrong with the naked body, the problem is the small minority of perverts who attempt to use various organizations to enable them access to children.

If you look at the Catholic church scandal, being clothed initially didn't exactly save all those children from being abused.

Anonymous
Anonymous

huh, the sick and the stupid. it is spelled pedophile

sara
sara

The world is full of surprises and the secret naturist, who tends to explore country side and other areas not usually explored by 'normal' people and who also present an attractive target by being naked, tend to attract all manner of interesting creatures, many of which are intend on biting, stinging, eating and generally making life a misery for any unfortunate who passes by.Naturist look like you and I and come from all walks of life. You will find it to be a relaxing lifestyle that is free of the daily stress we all experience. Naturist groups like naturistspace . org are looking for people who are open minded and want to enjoy the company of others of a like mind.

jeff
jeff

SICK SICK SICK Ian the people your defending are'nt paedofiles they're pedofiles

jeff
jeff

SICK SICK SICK IAN learn how to spell your name it's not paedofile it's pedofile

Ian
Ian

So nudism is only for adults?Surveys have shown that children are actually safer in nudist surroundings because the vast majority of adults are NOT paedophiles and keep a very careful eye on people they don't know.

Gorlach
Gorlach

A 5K Naked Children Fun Run?I know where the Tea Partiers are going to be in two days.

guest
guest

Why do these people have to have '20 eyes on every child' if it is so right and natural?  You need to pay attention like crazy because it is inherently wrong, and no normal parent would have their kids running around naked in our society.  And sorry guys but I am not a pervert and I do not have any sexual hangups I need to have fixed, if that is your grasping at straws response. 

Erin Stojmenovic
Erin Stojmenovic

Are you sure they enjoy it, or they say that they do because they know you want them to.  

guest
guest

Yes, what percentage of people are nudists?  Is it also true that more regular people are in psychotherapy than serial killers are in therapy?  PS from a young age I did not enjoy looking at my dad's dick.  I am happy he didn't force me to on a terrible 'naked family bonding' nightmare.

Erin Stojmenovic
Erin Stojmenovic

Wouldn't that be true whether or not they are wearing clothes?  Who would possibly want their children running around naked with people they don't know?  I can understand the nudity thing between adults, the hotter the better (I know that pissed off all of you 'moral' nudists) but there is absolutely no reason to bring kids into it.  Whatever possible reason you created in your mind for thinking this makes sense should be carefully examined, perhaps in the context of your childhood and with a psychiatrist. 

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