Kenosha Shooting

Trump Authorizes Deployment of 2,000 National Guard Troops to Kenosha

Protests and riots have broken out in the Wisconsin city following the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

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President Donald Trump has said that he is sending federal law enforcement to Kenosha, Wisconsin, in order to police the rioting that has broken out in the city following the shooting of Jacob Blake by Kenosha police on Sunday.

"We will NOT stand for looting, arson, violence, and lawlessness on American streets," Trump said on Twitter Wednesday afternoon. "I will be sending federal law enforcement and the National Guard to Kenosha, WI to restore LAW and ORDER!"

Trump says that Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, accepted the offer of federal assistance today—an offer he declined yesterday.

The governor had already authorized the deployment of 250 Wisconsin National Guard troops to Kenosha County following the rioting that broke out there on Sunday night. Today, he increased that number to 500.

Evers has also declared a state of emergency and an 8 p.m. curfew has been imposed in Kenosha. The New York Times reports that roughly 100 National Guard troops had been deployed to the city already.

The White House is authorizing the deployment of 2,000 National Guard troops from neighboring states in addition to 200 federal law enforcement personnel to assist state and local police, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Violence escalated in Kenosha last night when two people at demonstrations were fatally shot, and a third wounded. A 17-year-old Illinois teen, reportedly one of the vigilantes that have posted up outside of businesses in the city with the stated aim of preventing property destruction, has been arrested and charged with first-degree intentional homicide.

It's not clear how many of the National Guard troops or federal agents will end up being deployed to Kenosha, or if any have arrived already. Reason's requests for comment to Evers and the Department of Homeland Security have not been returned.

The Journal Sentinel reports that the decision to deploy additional National Guard troops is at the discretion of Wisconsin National Guard Adjutant General Paul Knapp.

"President Trump's threat today to send federal law enforcement to Kenosha is misguided and will only make matters worse. We don't need more police, we need to end police violence," said Chris Ott, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, in a statement this afternoon.

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  1. Trump likely is considering pardoning the brave white officers who shot the black citizen in Kenosha, then awarding a Medal of Freedom (which he will call a “Noble Prize” to the 17-year-old Young Republican vigilante who shot and killed a protester — all as part of tonight’s nationally televised Clingerpalooza at the White House.

    Enjoy the final five months, clingers. Then . . . the reckoning begins.

    1. Hey, just FYI, we have guns and like last night showed, we know how to use them. Try it, I dare you.

      1. Guns and a bad attitude is a ticket to prison.

        1. He threatened that their is going to be a reckoning. Your side states anyone not on your side will pay. It seems like the bad attitude is coming from your side. I am just stating I will defend myself.

          1. You’re arguing with people who don’t care whether they’re right or wrong.

            1. I realize that. I like poking the bear. It amuses me.

              1. More like poking a piglet in this case.

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          2. Good to hear soldier. Take care of yourself.

            1. Always do.
              BTW, I’m terrified.
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              Can’t even hit a target at 100 m with an AR. Quaking. Terrified I tell you.

              1. And I see all the socks came to this thread to play.

                Where the fuck is De Opresso? You’d think he would jump at the chance to demonstrate his expertise.

                1. Busy being White Knight

              2. Holy shit this is hilarious. How have I never seen this.

                1. It was going around all the vet sites in 2017. We were brutal. I love the mass shoot, where 70% of the rounds appear to be hitting the dirt short, at targets less than 100 m away. And their 5 second long double taps? My sides hurt the first time I saw it.

                  1. Why has the American military been unable to win a war in 75 years? Is the slack-jaw recruits? The backwater culture? Something else?

                    1. Fucking sad sacks like you who won’t let us win. We kick the enemies asses and you whine and cry for the dead fucks. You moan about a young marine pissing on the bodies of a man who just tried to blow him up. No, the US military hasn’t lost these wars (and obviously you forgot about Grenada, Panama and the first gulf war) it’s fucking lilly assed politicians who’ve lost the wars. Look up sometime what the kill ratio in Vietnam was, or the fact that the North Vietnamese considered “going south” a death sentence.

                    2. You sure talk big for a loser. A bunch of ragtag irregulars kicked your ass. The best we could get was a vague draw, despite the enormous resource advantage provided by American taxpayers.

                    3. Again, look at the actual battle history, it tells an entirely different story. The US didn’t lose a single battle in Vietnam.

                    4. And yet, you still lost. Funny how that works, eh? 😉

                      But please, go on about your big murder-boner and how much you love killing people. Cause it’s always good to get confirmation that American military are all psychopaths XD.

                    5. But please, go on about your big murder-boner and how much you love killing people.

                      You’re really triggered by the thought of ordinary citizens using deadly force to defend themselves. Can’t imagine why that would be……………

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                  2. Everything is awful. It’s like a parody.

                    holy shit LOL at the end with oval shaped fella bayoneting the paper Pepe. this is great

                    1. OMG. There’s a Pepe target? I’ve never watched the video, just saw some stills.

                      BRB….

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          3. You are welcome to go “the full LaVoy,” soldiermedic. Your replacement is a matter of when, not if, and I don’t much care about the when part.

            1. Whenever you are ready to dance, I’ll be your huckleberry.

              1. You sure talk a lot for a loser. Loser in the military. Loser in the culture war. Just plain loser.

                Don’t worry. Replacement will ease your shame soon enough.

                1. Whenever your ready huckleberry.

                2. And as for loser, I’ll compare my CV to yours any day of the week.

                  1. Are people still putting racist bigot on their CV’s? If Kirkland can’t put that, his will just be a blank piece of paper.

            2. And you’re welcome to go “the full SHOOT ME NIGGA,” hicklib.

        1. Is Kirkland the swine? Or the dog?

        2. Are we going to start quoting Bible verses in the commentariat?

          1. Only when talking to Kirkland’s sorry bigot ass.

          2. Why not? Jesus, even if you don’t believe in his divinity, had some good advice for how we should live. Turning the other cheek, worrying about our own sins, not judging people, loyalty and love of your fellow man, even your enemies. What would be wrong with those?

            1. Yes, you guys are paragons of all those virtues taught by Jesus. Nothing but love for your fellow man, no judgement of those that think differently, and always checking your own sins. I see the teachings really took root in your soul.

              1. Simp harder for totalitarian Marxists, eunuch – they still despise you as much as the rest of us do

            2. Did any of those 3 young heroes have anything like jobs? The 36 year old who moved to Wisconsin to be closer to his daughter. How did he support her? The genius at skateboarding. Is that something you’re going to support a family on? And the “medic” with a gun. You’re 26 and still in college?

      2. Yeah, that kid really showed everyone.

        Anyone have any idea how pudgy suburban white teenagers known to be bigots do in prison? I don’t think they get to take their rifles in with them so . . . I figure he’ll be doing a lot of unpleasant things, or having unpleasant things done to him, for a long, long time.

        1. No, the video shows it’s all self defense. No jury in Wisconsin outside Madison will vote to convict. Keep crying.

          1. There aren’t as many slack-jawed bigots in Wisconsin as you seem to assume, pansyboy.

            1. Says the might keyboard warrior, who cries like a bitch when his larping friend gets double tapped.

          2. The kids from Illinois no Wisconsin jury will acquit a FIB.

        2. Yeah, that kid really showed everyone.

          A 17-year-old capped a bald wigger in the bean, a skatr boi in the chest, and a tatted meathead in the arm so badly he’ll probably have to have it amputated. All in the span of about 10 shots.

          He definitely showed those guys, all right.

          1. Even better–the Kenosha “snack van” crew that was trucking in Antifart swine and probably carrying their weapons got party-vanned by the feds.

            This plus the fear of another Kenosha Kommando ventilating them might keep things quiet there for a few days.

      3. Well, at least you aren’t denying that murderous vigilantes are part of your “we”.

        1. Did this kid go hunting them like Batman or was he in one spot when they all came?

        2. Fuck around and find out.

        3. Self defense equals murderous vigilantes? Just like rioters equal peaceful protestors right?

          1. EscherEnema doesn’t actually care that the kid was physically attacked by the Peaceful Protesters before shooting. He’s here to lie and peddle a narrative.

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    2. Of course he can only pardon on federal charges. Fucking gecko.

      1. That guy has been trolling law blogs for forever. How is possible to have never learned that distinction?

        1. Same was sarcasmic never learned the difference between civil and criminal I suppose.

    3. Since video shows the boy was first acting to protect others’ property from rioters, and second was pursued and attacked before shooting, his arrest is a travesty. No jury would convict, and most judges would toss a conviction even they did.

      BTW, jurors won’t be drawn from BLM and antifa rioters, but, rather, from those normal folk who live in Kenosha and fear for their lives and their livelihoods.

      1. Several points,
        1. The seventeen year old had a weapon he did not have a legal right to have in the first place. No one has come forward to say they purchased this kid’s gun.
        2. The seventeen year old was outside after curfew. No one has come forward to say they were responsible for the kid on that night.
        3. The crowd was practicing self defense in attempting to neutralize an individual with a weapon. This is what we are told we may have to do in a shooting situation.

        This kid has a long hard road ahead of him. He may be a symbol for the short term but he will be forgotten soon enough. A black young man named Emitt Till died 75 years ago. This kid will be forgotten and left to rot.

        1. Your third point is laughable. The first “victim” was aggressively pursuing, taunting, and then assaulting the shooter. He was SHOT in self defense. The second skater boy victim was part of a crowd pursuing the shooter and hit him with his skateboard. NOT self defense OR defense of others either.
          And the third idiot who was shot in the arm also aimed a gun that as a convicted felon it was illegal for him to possess. Only a sociopath would mount this type of defense.

    4. Fvck you and Fvck Chris Ott and all the other delusional assholes

  2. Mr. Ott, how can they get worse? And considering the violence, yes you do need police.

    1. It’s the ACLU spokesman. The kid probably shot mutual friends of his.

      1. I hate that the modern ACLU is nothing more than a Democrat Super-PAC, nowadays.

  3. “We will NOT stand for looting, arson, violence, and lawlessness on American streets. My team just got off the phone with Governor Evers who agreed to accept federal assistance (Portland should do the same!)”

    —-President Trump

    President Trump’s popularity just went up with this, but not as high as it will go if Biden and Harris criticize him for it–and take the side of the rioters.

    Biden was smart to stay in his bunker during the last round of riots–for fear of people thinking he was endorsing all the ridiculous pro-rioter shit the news media was saying. He won’t be able to do that now.

    Dear Mr. Biden,

    Please criticize President Trump for sending in the National Guard to restore order.

    We dare you.

    Love,

    The Trump Campaign

    P.S. You’re a pussy.

    1. Ol’ Joe read that, and thought up a real witty reply.
      But he forgot what it was before he could finish typing it.

      1. That’s because the nurse with the nice ass finally arrived with his applesauce.

  4. Hopefully other cities are watching and will establish their own ‘well regulated militia’ so it doesn’t get to this point.

  5. In March I was sure Trump would cruise to victory.

    Then Wuhan virus and George Floyd happened. It seemed shaky for him.

    But now, I am back to thinking he will cruise to victory. BLM is the doing everything they can to get Trump re-elected and it’s working.

    1. Someone should ask Kamala Harris whether she’ll kneel during the national anthem if she’s elected.

      1. Ask her if she’ll show up at the 2nd inauguration.

      2. Well, we have anecdotal evidence she will kneel for some things – – – – –

      3. Will it help her career to kneel? That seems to be the important question.

        1. There’s no answer that could help her.

          Her best bet would be to say that she wouldn’t kneel–that’s what the patriotic swing voters want to hear.

          If she says that, though, it’ll hurt turnout among the left. They won’t vote for Trump, but they might stay home.

          The worst thing she could do is equivocate. That would piss everyone off. “You won’t promise not to kneel?!”

          That’s almost as bad as, “Why won’t she promise to kneel?!”

          There’s no way for her to win with that question. The answer the hurts her the least would be the one where she promises not to kneel.

          1. “No, I choose to stand. And lead the Resistance against this fraudulent man.”

            See, that was easy. I already can pander better than Jo.

      4. She got picked to shore up the ‘law and order’ dems but they’re not buying it.

    2. The CIA apparently tried another Arab Spring gayop, but in this country, and its backfiring on them yet again.

  6. https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=kRLR7_1598468207

    Another DHS official from the Trump administration sounding the alarm.

    1. DHS sees all the violence from the far right.

      1. Pretty sure that if Department of Homeland Security employees are pissed at you, you’re on the right track.

        I can’t imagine how you two shills could believe that libertarians would be upset by this.

  7. El Presidente stifles dissension.

    1. You’re dumb enough to believe this.

      1. Oh no.

        The First Amendment is all about protecting the freedom of people to assemble and present a petition for grievances–through looting, shootings, and arson. That’s what the First Amendment is all about!

    2. Do you think House Democrats should impeach him again over this obviously fascist move? Remember — Hillary Clinton can still be President!

      #Impeach
      #Resist

    3. I really hope this becomes the media narrative by tomorrow.

  8. Fuck yeah that’s what I’m talking about. Eat some shit lefties especially you Kirkland.

    Now we’ll see if the far left is still brave or chickenshit. Please do whatever it takes to suppress them.

    1. Why don’t you just admit it, you want Lefties dead.

      1. When they commit violence and use violence to silence others and to force their will on others… And?

        1. And the cops are not part of this equation….. because?

          1. Because your parties politicians have told the cops to stand down and the DAs have decided not to prosecute the rioters, if they are leftist.

            1. You are welcome to go “the full LaVoy,” soldiermedic. Your replacement is a matter of when, not if, and I don’t much care about the when part.

              1. Bring it on big boy, if you think you can.

                1. I’ve been wiping the soles of my shoes on the tongues of guys like you in the culture war for decades, clinger. You must like the taste because you keep coming back for more.

                  You get to whimper about it all you want, but you will continue to comply with the preferences of your betters. Toe that line, clinger.

                  1. If you think so. We’ll see.

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          2. You got what you wanted, Ark – cops standing down.
            Don’t cry now because you’re too much of a pussy to survive without them.

          3. “And the cops are not part of this equation….. because?”

            Ask the Blue State Governors and DAs. I’d love for them to show up, do their jobs, and start restoring order.

          4. Because your fellow Democrats refuse to prosecute them or institute any kind of real reforms that the police union hasn’t signed off on.

        2. Hold on. The shooter/killer is a Trumpanzee and cop lover.

          https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ellievhall/kenosha-suspect-kyle-rittenhouse-trump-rally

          Kyle Howard Rittenhouse’s social media presence is filled with him posing with weapons, posting “Blue Lives Matter,” and supporting Trump for president. Footage from the Des Moines, Iowa, rally on Jan. 30 shows Rittenhouse feet away from the president, in the front row, to the left of the podium. He posted a TikTok video from the event.

          1. And he acted in self defense, when assaulted by a crowd, even in the first shooting he tried multiple times to extricate himself, and the crowd cornered him before he shot. And, your point is?

            1. There was no violence there until the little MAGA boy started shooting people.

              There is no excuse for the looting.

              1. No matter how hard you try to redefine the word. Burning down buildings and breaking windows to loot a store in a show of violence and terrorizing the community. Just because they switched out their parents bed sheets for black doesn’t make it any less obvious who they inherited their tactics from.

                1. Also chasing people into a corner and throwing shit at them is definitely violence.

                  I’m hoping the pedophile is soon executed.

              2. lol. God you’re dumb.

              3. He was pursued by a grown man, who was throwing bottles at him. He retreated twice, and told him to stop chasing him or he’ll shoot. The man, the first one shot, continued to pursue him saying “you going to shoot me n!gger”. Eventually the kid became cornered between two cars. He again warns the guy and gets his rifle in the ready position. The man continues to approach, throwing bottles and yelling at the kid. The kid fires a shot over his head. The man charges. The kid puts him down. Yeah, it’s all the kids fault.

              4. They were burning and looting the city you lying asshole

            2. He was crossing state lines as a minor with a gun. That is sufficent to make him an instigator of a crime. He forfited his right to self defense.

              You cannot punch someone in the face and use the fact that he swings back to claim you shooting him was self defense.

              1. Ah thank you for conceding that it was 100% self defense, and the only way he can legally be charged for anything would be to pull in events that occurred hours before he was forced to defend himself.

                1. It wasn’t self-defense, idiot. He drove out there clearly to start something.

                  1. Making it premeditated.

                    I can’t believe all these cop defenders are here at a libertarian site.

                    Well, yes I can.

                    1. No, it isn’t against the law for a kid to take a gun across state lines. They do it all the time for shooting competitions, hunting and target practice.

                    2. You’re as bad a lawyer as you were a soldier, clinger.

                    3. Hmmm my several citations would imply I’m a pretty good fucking lawyer. Gee thanks.

                    4. Not to mention my several challenge coins.

                    5. Challenge coins? Do they come in a pack with a stick of bubble gum?

                    6. “Rev. Arthur L. Kirkland
                      August.26.2020 at 9:36 pm
                      Challenge coins? Do they come in a pack with a stick of bubble gum?”

                      I’m not a vet or soldier, but even I know this is a really embarrassing comment, rev.
                      Lol

                    7. Not surprising shriek, since you can’t read and have shit for brains.

                  2. What crime was he committing when he was chased down, cornered, and attacked?

                    1. You don’t forf[e]it your right to self defense simply for being armed or in a state other than the one you reside in, Ark the bootlicker

                    2. The asshole kid started shooting first before the crowd went after him.

                      If anyone should get self-defense, it’s them.

                    3. Ark is a fucking idiot. They have video of the first shots. He is being chased and having things thrown at him before the first shot. After the first incident he stops to call for help from 911 and gets chased to the 2nd incident.

                      Why are you leftists so fucking ignorant?

                    4. No, he was being chased by another man, who he warned twice to stop chasing him, and throwing bottles at him. The man cornered him and continued to approach. The kid warned him again. He then fired a warning shot over the guy’s head. The guy then charges him and the kid out him down. Then the crowd began to chase him, that is when he shot the other two.

                    5. They’re just straight denying reality.
                      They do this with everything, but it’s nice to have the clear video to explicitly refute this talking point

                    6. They’re not ignorant Jesse, they’re straight up lying and hoping people will buy it.

              2. He was crossing state lines as a minor with a gun. That is sufficent to make him an instigator of a crime. He forfited his right to self defense.

                Every single thing about this is wrong.

              3. Ah, I see. Ark, you’re not a Iibertarian at all. Just somebody crying that somebody shot a few of your rioting friends.

                Well good. I hope you knew them, and I hope they suffered. No brighter than you’re proving to be, chasing a man with a rifle, when he’s already shown he’d use it. And well.

                1. ^ And here we have the true face of Libertarianism.

                  People who get off and enjoy the idea of people dying.

                  I’m sure you get plenty of that from the cops on a typical day.

                  1. He was pursued by a grown man, who was throwing bottles at him. He retreated twice, and told him to stop chasing him or he’ll shoot. The man, the first one shot, continued to pursue him saying “you going to shoot me n!gger”. Eventually the kid became cornered between two cars. He again warns the guy and gets his rifle in the ready position. The man continues to approach, throwing bottles and yelling at the kid. The kid fires a shot over his head. The man charges. The kid puts him down. Yeah, it’s all the kids fault.

                    1. Oh please. Where did you hear this Narrative? Fox News? Breitbart?

                    2. From the fucking video numbnuts, it’s been posted all over reason today. By multiple comentors.

                  2. After two months of rioters killing innocent people and attempting to burn down occupied buildings while trying to blockade the people inside, you are now concerned about the violence and people getting killed? Good tribalism there.

                    1. Rioters have killed 30 people. Including more unarmed blacks than all the cops in all the country in a whole year

                  3. Remember. If they weren’t stupid, they wouldn’t fall for leftist talking points this easily.

                    Soldier, you’re arguing with a guy who thinks, “Open Wide, Bitter Clinger!”, is fantastic argumentation and rhetoric.

                    1. No smoking my pipe and trolling the trolls. I am bored.

                    2. You’re the out of place troll. Even Stossell thinks so:

                      Big-Spending Trump
                      The GOP is hardly the party of fiscal responsibility these days.
                      JOHN STOSSEL | 8.26.2020 12:30 AM

                    3. And that had to do with what? Other than you trying to deflect. And I agree with Stossel. Next try.

                  4. “Let me get this straight. You think Antifa getting shot when they try to harm someone and burn down communities is funny?”

                    “It is. And I’m tired of pretending that it’s not.”

              4. No, it isn’t. So when I take my kids hunting in Idaho with their Grandpa, they are breaking a law? There is no such law.

              5. What does the interstate commerce clause have to do with this?

                1. Grasping at straws?

                2. They read it on Vox?
                  It sounded legalese?

              6. No, that’s not how anything works. Idiot

          2. LOL that you think that impugns the guy in any way.

            Go back to watching children fuck, you worthless excuse for a human being. Just do it somewhere else, freak.

            1. Why don’t you go back to bootlicking cops, or kissing Trump’s ass. You’re clearly an expert.

              1. at least sarcastic, wk, and chipper have a new friend.

              2. Cry some more, idiot. I hope another kid like last night kills some more of your friends.

                It ain’t bootlicking to explain to your dumb ass why the law is the way it is, or why cops often do what they do. How about you put down that copy of The Fountainhead and pick up something else if you want to actually know how things work. I liked Simon’s, “Homicide: A Year on The Killing Streets.”

                Learn why people do what they do. Don’t bitch that they don’t do things the way you’d like them to be.

                1. Why don’t you go ahead and tell us more about how you get off on people getting killed.

                  1. When they were the aggressors, as seen in both videos…

                    1. I’m guessing this is a ‘Plug sock, SM.

                    2. Or ChemJeffs or Tony’s (Tony went completely around the bend last night, did you see?)

                    3. They all might as well be the same person, lefties here comment with the exact same bullshit routine and slimy semantic debates. The NPC meme couldn’t be more accurate.

                    4. Tony is still on the bender.

                    5. There was a time when Tony had an occasional sense of humor, but he’s been on his period since Trump took office.

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              3. Interesting, that you chose to respond to something aimed at the wannabe kiddie-diddler. You dumbfucks just can’t help yourselves, can you?

                Not worth my time.

            2. You’re just another delusional QAnon obsessed pile of Trump Trash. The racism is now defining the GOP.

              It’s too bad real small government types like Bruce Bartlett were run out of the GOP.

              1. Republicans are racist! Drink.

                1. Christ, I’m already most of the way through this bottle of D2, waiting for a hurricane that’s a big non factor so far.

                  1. Never drink with a medic, unless you’re an MP or SpecOps. Those are the only two groups I’ve ever seen out drink medics. We even drink infantry and engineers under the table and aviators, yeah they leave early.

                    1. Well, you guys have IV Ringers to rehydrate, duh. Magic stuff, rehydration.

                    2. And pure oxygen.

                    3. You really want to see crazy mofos, drink with an 18D, special forces medic.

                  2. My hospital unit was at Yakima Training Center one time, and the civilian bartender that ran the all ranks club told us “I’m closing early since it’s just your unit and a Japanese aviation unit on post right now, last call will be at 2200.” At 0300 he called his wife and told her “I’m sleeping on the pool table because I’ve got these crazy medics who won’t leave”. We all were up for opening formation at 0600.

          3. Hold on. The shooter/killer is a Trumpanzee and cop lover.

            Because Nuttplug imagines gun ownership, self defense and protecting property are somehow bad to libertarians.

  9. The “protesters” don’t want cops, how about soldiers?

    1. Soldiers would probably act with WAY more discipline/self-restraint than cops.

      1. Yeah, they will, but when they decide to use violence, I guarantee the body count will be much worse. We spend far more time on the range than cops.

        1. Good.

          I have advocated the deployment of troops since the 1990’s.

        2. I hope the “demonstrators” will rethink their behavior and go home, before they get their fool asses killed. Then they’ll have time to get themselves some sense and do something useful with their lives.

          1. Yup! They should all just go home and let cops continue to be brutalizing, sadistic bullies as they have been for decades. Cause that’s life in the good ol’ US of A! XD

            1. Yeah burning down private property and terrorizing innocent diners will surely get the cops to act decently.

            2. What planet did you just drop in from?

              On the other hand, if you were a space alien sophisticated enough to make it to earth, you’d think you would have read the briefing books about the difference in Earthling law between First Amendment peaceable assembly and rioting.

            3. This high school angst you push gets old when you’re 25. Time to grow up man.

            4. “Cause that’s life in the good ol’ US of A! XD”
              “I’m 15 years old and mad at Dad!”

  10. “Violence escalated in Kenosha last night when two people at demonstrations were fatally shot, and a third wounded.”

    Just for the record, at the time of the shooting, it was a riot.

  11. “President Trump’s threat today to send federal law enforcement to Kenosha is misguided and will only make matters worse. We don’t need more police, we need to end police violence,”

    How much police violence they got going on at the moment in Kenosha? If there were no cops in Kenosha right now would things be peaceful?

    1. How is this misguided? The governor (D!!!!) asked for it? Trump literally asked the state’s governor for permission.

      This is a man who understands the limitations of federal power. I’m frankly shocked he has been like this my first impression in 2016 would not have expected this.

      But there it is.

      1. Not to mention, Kenosha officials begged the Governor to accept the President’s offer on August 24.

      2. This is a man who understands the limitations of federal power

        He is learning the limits. In his second term he will be much more effective, having learned.

  12. Every time a ‘protester’ yells ‘CALL 911’, an angel gets its wings.

    1. Only after God stops laughing.

  13. If Biden and Harris have any sense, they’ll “Sister Souljah” the heck out of the rioters. I don’t mean do anything constructive – I don’t think that’s in them – but give the rioters a public scolding which the media will highlight.

  14. Reading assignment for you late-night Peanuts:

    Big-Spending Trump
    The GOP is hardly the party of fiscal responsibility these days.
    JOHN STOSSEL | 8.26.2020 12:30 AM

    The spending spree of Trump would embarrass even George W Bush.

    Trump came into office with a $4.2 trillion budget and will spend TWICE that this year (2020).

    You don’t get to call yourself a libertarian and support someone that blows our tax money like that.

    Oh, and it is a Stossell article. You can’t call him a progressive anti-trumper.

    1. nothing can stop runaway federal spending or state spending.

      This is a fact.

      however, if you’re going to boil away my savings, at least give me a chance to invest around it. That’s what low taxation does.

      nice try commie.

    2. Yet if Trump hadn’t handed out free money to everyone you’d be right here crying about how heartless he is.

    3. “You don’t get to call yourself a libertarian and support someone that blows our tax money like that. Support the Dems who tried to push for almost three times more instead”

      It’s funny how Nuttplug fails to mention that Trump knocked down the DNC’s spending bill by well over half, and that he couldn’t veto it.

      He’s been refuted here so many times but keeps posting the exact same dishonest crap in every thread.
      I wonder if his Media Matters commissars are making him?

      1. Shriek is consistent in one thing: being a complete idiot and total piece of shit human being.

  15. The Progressive view is apparently that we should just let these folks destroy stuff until they’re satisfied, but no one is sure when that’ll happen.

  16. It’s over. Trump wins 2020

    1. From your lips to God’s ears. Maybe we’ll get this magazine back?

      1. Maybe we’ll get this magazine back

        No, KMW has increased revenue by posting clickbait from lefty dopes. Look how many comments the trolls stimulate.

  17. Oh, and would you look at that: https://www.foxnews.com/us/blake-had-knife-in-car-when-kenosha-cop-shot-him-wisconsin-doj

    Dipshit Kenosha thug admitted to having a knife on the drivers-side floorboard of his car after he got shot. Gee, however did it get there? Might it have been in his hand when he was walking to said car? And why a cop was yelling at him to drop the knife?

    I tell you, I just don’t know what to think anymore.

    1. Well according to Ark-whoever-the-fuck that is shitting up this thread, the Fox news hyperlink automatically disqualifies this information.

    2. So, either you’re saying the cop shot him in the back as he was walking away or . . . what? That the knife was in the car – which the cop wouldn’t have known – and that he couldn’t at least wait for the dude to turn around with it in his hand?

      Or is it that having a knife nearby is a capital offense now?

      1. No no. What he’s saying is that Blake’s rap sheet should matter more than his actions in the moment. That the cops are justified in shooting a “thug” and just using “he was reaching for a knife!” as a pretext to take a thug off the streets. That’s the right-wing way after all

        1. No one has said that. They have said he was resisting arrest, which a video shows, he moved to the vehicle, had a knife they tried to stop him and he kept lunging towards the vehicles. Those are the facts on which this will be decided. You leave the cops only three options: a) wait for him to get whatever he was trying to get inn the vehicle and,based on their proximity, have no time to react before he gets possibly violent with a weapon. B) let him get in the car, after he was legally arrested, start a high speed chase with three kids in the car or C) let a man go, after you tried to arrest him for three violent felony warrants. I’m not sure which one you think is the best option. Of the three C is the least dangerous at the immediate moment, but that just forestalls the next time they try to arrest him, maybe with a no knock raids and SWAT?

          1. No one has said that.

            You haven’t met RRWP, have you?

            1. chemtard stanning for his fellow wife-beating child molestors.

              1. It doesn’t look like he’s on the cops’ side here.

                1. “Only cops are bad!”
                  Derp

                  1. Maybe a bit harsh, juice.
                    It was a solid joke

                    1. To be clear, maybe I was a bit harsh toward juice

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      2. The guy had multiple warrants out on him for domestic violence. Oh well.

      3. Or the cops tried to pull him back and was easily within arms reach and Blake continued to lunge for the car.

      4. The guy had warrants for DV, and form of sex assault. The cops knew this. The cops were called to the scene because of him—he’d snatched one of the women’s car keys, and was otherwise frightening her enough to call the cops. May even have been violating a protective order. The cops had PC to arrest him when they arrived.

        They try to arrest him. Wrestling with him on the ground. Taser gets deployed at some point. Then you see cops back away from him all at once, and he starts stomping to the car. At that point, a curved object is seen in his left hand. It looks like Blake pulled a knife then, which caused the cops to pull their guns and stop trying to wrestle with him.

        In this climate, I understand why they didn’t blast him immediately, but instead chose to follow him. You do understand why nobody went hands on with him at that point, right? Blake heads to the driver’s seat of a car that may not even have been his, with a couple of children in the car, and starts reaching for something.

        He doesn’t get to drive away and turn resisting arrest with a knife, into a car chase with kids in his car. He also doesn’t get to root around in a vehicle for perhaps another weapon. And since he has a knife, the cops don’t have sticks that are worth anything, and nobody’s figured out who is going to be the Taser guy and who is the armed overwatch, the cops are rapidly running out of ways to stop Blake.

        Keep making excuses though for a guy that could have stopped this at any time, by simply dropping the knife, and giving himself up.

        1. Good breakdown.
          This is really the most sensible/reasonable description of what happened

    3. So cops should shoot an unarmed man in the back 7 times, when the cop is not in imminent danger of death or severe injury, because he’s a “thug” who might be reaching for a knife. Is that your take?

      1. Stop simping for violent felons, chemtard.

  18. Back in the day, it was the republicans shooting themselves in both left feet. BLM has just turned Wisconsin blue, and thus ensured Orange Man Bad’s reelection.

    1. Did you mean “turned Wisconsin *red*”?

      1. Kyle Rittenhouse (PBUH) already did that.

  19. Everytime I read comments at Volokh Conspiracy I think ‘Reason made a huge mistake hosting them’.

    Not because VH is bad or anything – its generally pretty good. Its that those people sometimes filter over here and I think that’s why the comment section here has gone to shit over the last few years.

    1. Oh no it wasn’t Volokh.

      1. Don’t put all the blame on yourself, Jeff.

    2. Does the Volokh purchase go back a couple of years?

      1. “purchase” LOL you’re clueless about literally everything.

  20. Evers, a Democrat, accepted the offer of federal assistance today—an offer he declined yesterday

    So, what changed?

    Maybe Trump should take the cost of this assistance out of the “normal” assistance (like highway funds), and see if Evers declines again.

  21. One new twist in the story that I just saw. A 17-year-old cannot legally openly carry a weapon in Wisconsin.

    1. That’s not accurate.

      1. I dont know what the lae is in that town, but kids start deer hunting at about 12 years old up there. And the rifle they carry to do that is massively more powerful and dangerous than this kid’s AR. A .30/06 is a beast that can drop an animal many times the size of a man with one shot, right in its tracks.

        They walk around all day with one of those things slung over their shoulder. At 12.

        1. That’s been a recent talking point on the left-wing social media grapevine. Not surprised that he parroted it like the good little waste of carbon molecules that he is.

          1. Oooo, and a new twist–turns out the “Shoot me nigga” guy, Joseph D. Rosenbaum, was a convicted pedophile.

    2. Even if that’s true, what the hell does it have to do with self defense?

    3. And the video showing he was being pursued before he shot the first guy also? And that guy cornered him and was throwing glass projectiles at him? Yeah no new twists other than some misreading of the applicable open carry law in Wisconsin, which btw is the newest argument after a new video of the first shooting was released. This is almost the Covington kid story all over again, the media desperately trying to make the kid out as the aggressor because of his skin color and his political leanings.

  22. Make no mistake, all of these governors and mayors whk have been encouraging these rioters bear some responsibility for those 3 people getting shot. And not just the local ones. Seattle, Portland etc al were an example…

    People saw that and believed that rioters could burn buildings and loot without consequence.

    So antifa types showed up to have their fun.

    And people saw that the police would not stop them. They said “not here” and they went to stop it themselves.

    So abdication the responsibilities of government both encouraged people to act violently and encouraged people to violently resist.

    Nice job. You wanted to virtue signal. You wanted everyone to know that you were woke and totally not racist. And you got people killed.

    If you do not want to do the job, don’t run for office.

    1. Not to mention the media’s fondness for releasing partial video and pulling out their jump-to-conclusions mat.

      1. Minneapolis is getting looted again because some dumbass killed himself.

        1. As in suicide or suicide by cop?

        2. Okay just saw the story. Yeah I’m sure the usual NPCs will be around any moment to blame the cops and defend the peaceful protestors.

          1. He killed a man, the cops tried to arrest him don’t fire a shot and he kills himself. I am sure they would argue the cops acted aggressively for trying to arrest him. And maybe this is hyperbole, but I can almost see their arguments now.

  23. The Kenosha Kid is worth 2500 weekend warriors all by his own self

    1. Rittenhouse is a 17-year-old kid. In the span of about 10 minutes, he tried to remove himself from a dangerous situation, got trapped, turned around and capped a convicted pedophile right in the bean, ran off, fell down, shot a skater douche full in the chest who was trying to brain him with a skateboard, attempted to flee again, was nearly shot by some tatted-up meathead who just happened to be a convicted felon who was carrying a weapon and falsely surrendered, before blowing the fuckwad’s arm into hamburger, walked through a convoy of cops, went home, and went to sleep. He was even captured earlier in the day trying to help clean up graffiti off the town buildings.

      I hope Trump pardons this kid and puts his statue up in the Park of Heroes, because he has bigger balls and more testosterone than the entire Democratic Party of the upper Midwest combined.

    2. The Kenosha Kid

      You never did.

  24. Also the media’s affection for delivering fractional video and pulling out their make a hasty judgment tangle. https://strictly9ja.com

    1. Yeah. Exactly!

      1. And some people, who shall remain nameless, or they’ll throw a fit because of people being mean, will buy the first story and refuse to accept any new evidence.

      2. You’re replying to a bot that rephrased my comment above word-by-word. Who said it better is not my call to make, although hasty judgement tangle is a pretty slick turn of phrase.

        1. “hasty judgement tangle”

          The perfect phrase for 2020

  25. Looting in Minneapolis (again) “because” a murder suspect shot himself while fleeing police.

    Also, the left is in total fantasy land (as if it weren’t obvious).
    Have fun reading through this thread
    http://twitter.com/mollyhc/status/1298614353424515075?s=19
    Summary: all violence is rightwingers posing as BLM…

    1. And here’s how the leftist psychotic mind works:
      http://twitter.com/Mohaz_23/status/1298795088865300482?s=19
      “Reports said “he killed himself because the police were chasing him”. But we know they would’ve killed him either way
      **An armed black man running frm police** we know the results”

      So, video was released showing the man killing himself, not a cop in frame. It’s indisputable.
      But this is unacceptable to the leftist mind. So how to fit it into the fantasy? Ah, the cops would’ve shot him anyway! Now this becomes their truth, their reality. That’s not what happened, but it feelz like that’s what happened!
      Cops murdeted an innocent black man who committed suicide while fleeing…

      1. Worst comment– @lilunkownclown: ummm there are plenty of reason to riot downtown can burn y’all so pressed bout something that doesn’t even affect you

        Best comment– @DontReeOnMe: Those cops should’ve used their force abilities to jam the dude’s gun before he was able to kill himself

        Runner up– @mkrokus01: Watch the vid retard

        1. It’s a good thread.

          And the “would’ve” argument is one of chemjeff’s go-tos

        2. @DontReeOnMe: Those cops should’ve used their force abilities to jam the dude’s gun before he was able to kill himself

          You can’t understand her pain!

  26. Oh boy–I just got to watch some Problem Glasses Bitch crying her eyes out over Skater Boi Anthony Huber becoming a Good Antifa.

    “He was out here protesting because he fucking loved this city!” Oh really, you stupid whore? Burning the city to the ground shows how much you love it?

    These lefty fuckwads really are like bullying, abusive spouses. They treat you like shit and then when you sack up and fight back, they cry and act like victims. Every single one of them is utter garbage.

  27. Re: last night’s shooting. Is it just me or does every town have one area that produces whiggers that look and sound exactly the same? The properly ventilated feller from last night would’ve fit perfectly in a Limp Bizkit concert in Bakersfield in 1996 or peepin’ high school girls in Panama City in 2008.

    1. I can’t believe that 1) the boogaloo thing turned out to be real and 2) it was somehow even dumber than initially portrayed.

  28. This tale of Russiagate internet autism is really interesting.

  29. http://twitter.com/Anxi0usSlumb3r/status/1297735831810117633?s=19

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