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Author Topic: So, how about that Rittenhouse trial?  (Read 19470 times)

Shasarak

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Re: So, how about that Rittenhouse trial?
« Reply #360 on: November 26, 2021, 04:26:28 PM »
I think justice was served correctly... Although, perhaps Ritterhouse should have been charged with a weapons offense, if he was not supposed to be carrying one (well, that's what I heard). But that depends on American law, so I don't know. But he got off on self-defense which was the right thing.

Who thinks that he should not have been carrying a weapon?

Even the judge completely dismissed that charge.
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Re: So, how about that Rittenhouse trial?
« Reply #361 on: November 26, 2021, 06:48:00 PM »
I think justice was served correctly... Although, perhaps Ritterhouse should have been charged with a weapons offense, if he was not supposed to be carrying one (well, that's what I heard). But that depends on American law, so I don't know. But he got off on self-defense which was the right thing.

Full blame lies with that Rosenbaum fool. He started the whole thing. The other two, who got shot, probably didn't have the facts and 'thought' they were acting lawfully by defending the crowd. But as it turns out, Ritterhouse was only defending himself, from them.

From a 'personal protection' point of view, and as a self-defense instructor. I still maintain that you're always better off not going into a hostile environment, even if you are legally entitled to. Property can be replaced but you can't.
I thought I addressed this but I guess maybe not. To wit: the law was not well written and the exceptions built into it seemed to excuse Rittenhouse (it allows for under-18's to carry long rifles or shotguns). Hence why it was dismissed.

In any case, the fact is that people now are viewing cops with suspicion thanks to them being beholden to political fucknuggets who'd rather let rioters burn down city blocks than be called a racist. And nobody's going to pitch in overtly to help, either, because they don't want the mechanisms of state grinding them up.

Example: https://twitter.com/NYCPBA/status/1463563212843008014

Who wants to interfere, knowing they'll be doxed, harassed, or even assaulted for the high crime of 'harassing a proud black man'? Before you laugh, keep in mind Fenty Floyd was fucking deified by the lunatic left.

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Re: So, how about that Rittenhouse trial?
« Reply #362 on: November 26, 2021, 07:51:26 PM »
I think justice was served correctly... Although, perhaps Ritterhouse should have been charged with a weapons offense, if he was not supposed to be carrying one (well, that's what I heard). But that depends on American law, so I don't know. But he got off on self-defense which was the right thing.

Full blame lies with that Rosenbaum fool. He started the whole thing. The other two, who got shot, probably didn't have the facts and 'thought' they were acting lawfully by defending the crowd. But as it turns out, Ritterhouse was only defending himself, from them.

From a 'personal protection' point of view, and as a self-defense instructor. I still maintain that you're always better off not going into a hostile environment, even if you are legally entitled to. Property can be replaced but you can't.
I thought I addressed this but I guess maybe not. To wit: the law was not well written and the exceptions built into it seemed to excuse Rittenhouse (it allows for under-18's to carry long rifles or shotguns). Hence why it was dismissed.

In any case, the fact is that people now are viewing cops with suspicion thanks to them being beholden to political fucknuggets who'd rather let rioters burn down city blocks than be called a racist. And nobody's going to pitch in overtly to help, either, because they don't want the mechanisms of state grinding them up.

Example: https://twitter.com/NYCPBA/status/1463563212843008014

Who wants to interfere, knowing they'll be doxed, harassed, or even assaulted for the high crime of 'harassing a proud black man'? Before you laugh, keep in mind Fenty Floyd was fucking deified by the lunatic left.

Those is why *everyone* who legally can, should be carrying at all times

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Re: So, how about that Rittenhouse trial?
« Reply #363 on: November 26, 2021, 09:48:03 PM »
The police are instructed to let the rioters burn and loot.

This is exactly what I'm saying... Serious questions need to be asked why the Police are not doing their fooking job.
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Re: So, how about that Rittenhouse trial?
« Reply #364 on: November 26, 2021, 09:51:31 PM »
I think justice was served correctly... Although, perhaps Ritterhouse should have been charged with a weapons offense, if he was not supposed to be carrying one (well, that's what I heard). But that depends on American law, so I don't know. But he got off on self-defense which was the right thing.

Who thinks that he should not have been carrying a weapon?

Even the judge completely dismissed that charge.

Did you not read what I said?

"But that depends on American law, so I don't know"

As I said, the reports I was originally hearing were stating that he was 'not legally entitled' to carry a gun. Hence, my I don't know follow up.

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Re: So, how about that Rittenhouse trial?
« Reply #365 on: November 26, 2021, 10:09:46 PM »
the reports I was originally hearing

That. The fake/misinformed news are all over the place.
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Re: So, how about that Rittenhouse trial?
« Reply #366 on: November 26, 2021, 10:12:02 PM »
the reports I was originally hearing

That. The fake/misinformed news are all over the place.

Yep... That's why I was being a bit cagey with it. Because, I couldn't verify it. Plus, I don't know anything about American gun laws.
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Re: So, how about that Rittenhouse trial?
« Reply #367 on: November 26, 2021, 10:25:41 PM »
I think justice was served correctly... Although, perhaps Ritterhouse should have been charged with a weapons offense, if he was not supposed to be carrying one (well, that's what I heard). But that depends on American law, so I don't know. But he got off on self-defense which was the right thing.

Who thinks that he should not have been carrying a weapon?

Even the judge completely dismissed that charge.

Did you not read what I said?

"But that depends on American law, so I don't know"

As I said, the reports I was originally hearing were stating that he was 'not legally entitled' to carry a gun. Hence, my I don't know follow up.

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Re: So, how about that Rittenhouse trial?
« Reply #369 on: November 29, 2021, 09:20:39 AM »
Speaking of Rittenhouse Derangement Syndrome: https://nypost.com/2021/11/29/arizona-state-university-students-rally-to-boot-kyle-rittenhouse/

"How dare this evil wypipo intrude into our safe university!"

Of course, the backers are the expected bunch: Students for Socialism, Students for Justice in Palestine, the Multicultural Solidarity Coalition and the Mexican American student group MEChA de ASU.

So, Marxists, anti-Semitic bigots, multi-cultists, and neo-Aztlaners. Heh.

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Re: So, how about that Rittenhouse trial?
« Reply #370 on: November 29, 2021, 09:45:12 AM »
One of the more interesting comments by Rittenhouse is that he hopes to study either nursing or law. That doesn't sound like the profile of militant mass murderer, does it?

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Re: So, how about that Rittenhouse trial?
« Reply #371 on: November 29, 2021, 10:09:26 AM »
One of the more interesting comments by Rittenhouse is that he hopes to study either nursing or law. That doesn't sound like the profile of militant mass murderer, does it?

If he'd gone into fine arts then we needed to worry...

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Re: So, how about that Rittenhouse trial?
« Reply #372 on: November 29, 2021, 12:09:57 PM »
One of the more interesting comments by Rittenhouse is that he hopes to study either nursing or law. That doesn't sound like the profile of militant mass murderer, does it?

Bernardine Dohrn was a lawyer -- granted, the Weathermen didn't actually kill anyone except three of their own, but that was as much sheer luck and incompetence as any moral sentiment; they would have had more blood on their hands had they kept going.  And Jane Toppan (born Honora Kelley) was a nurse and serial killer who poisoned her patients. Evil can lurk behind the mask of any vocation.

That said, if I took Dohrn or Toppan as reason enough in themselves to distrust all lawyers and nurses, I'd be operating on a derangement syndrome of my own.  Which is one of the reasons we're seeing such social stress and tsuris in Western culture these days, I think; the Zeitgeist's safetyism demands a perfection that its cynicism can't believe in even if it's occasionally achieved, so nobody feels safe or reassured no matter how protected the stats show them actually to be.
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