On Friday, NPR reported that extreme right groups are rejoicing at the acquittal of Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse — and are fantasizing about instigating more violence in their private channels. “In one Telegram channel for the far-right Proud Boys, some noted they had taken the day off work to await the verdict,” reported Odette Yousef. “‘There’s stillContinue reading “Proud Boys call for ‘stacking up’ bodies ‘like cord wood’ after Rittenhouse verdict”
The judge presiding over the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial apparently forgot to silence his cellphone when the proceedings returned from lunch on Wednesday, revealing to the world that his ringtone is Lee Greenwood’s cheesy patriotic anthem “God Bless the U.S.A.” Following a one-hour break in the prosecution’s heated cross-examination of Rittenhouse, the 18-year-old accused murderer’s defense arguedContinue reading “Judge’s ‘God Bless the USA’ Ringtone Blares During Rittenhouse Trial”
The Young Turks’ Emma Vigeland (https://Twitter.com/EmmaVigeland) breaks down a disturbing unearthed video of Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth ranting to reporters about “warehousing” black people so they cannot procreate.
The parents of one of the men shot and killed by Kyle Rittenhouse during protests in Kenosha last year are suing the Kenosha Police Department and Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, claiming law enforcement allowed Rittenhouse to harm peaceful protesters in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake. John Huber and Karen Bloom filed the constitutionalContinue reading “Parents of Anthony Huber, fatally shot by Kyle Rittenhouse, file lawsuit against Kenosha law enforcement”
A Norfolk Police lieutenant has been fired after donating to a Kyle Rittenhouse support fund using his city email address, according to a press release on Tuesday. William Kelly reportedly made the donation last fall, and commented, “God bless. Thank you for your courage. Keep your head up. You’ve done nothing wrong…Every rank and fileContinue reading “Virginia Cop Fired After Donating to Kyle Rittenhouse’s Defense Fund”
The white police officer who shot Black man Jacob Blake in the back seven times will “not be subjected to discipline,” according to a Tuesday statement from Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis. Officer Rusten Sheskey returned from administrative leave as of the beginning of this month, and is back on active-duty, the statement said. SheskeyContinue reading “Kenosha Cop Who Shot Jacob Blake Returns to Work Like Nothing Ever Happened”