Going Down, Down, Down


One of my favorites.

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lans. I had some plans for today’s post. A nice, peaceful post for a Saturday afternoon.

Then Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty of all charges. He killed two men and wounded a third. I needn’t recap the entire event because I’m sure you are aware of it.

What happened next is heartbreaking.

A number of Congressmen are cheering for the verdict. They are offering him internships at the Capitol. Some are offering him jobs in businesses they own.

I went to Facebook. The comments were horrible. There were no complaining comments. They were all pro acquittal. They were congratulating him on defending himself.

Let’s see if I understand this. The jury gave Rittenhouse a license to kill. If he was Black what would have happened, do you think? The jury just made The United States a much more violent place with approved vigilante justice. They also painted a target on Rittenhouse’s back.

They say that empires usually die at 250 years. The US is 246 years old.

Think about that.

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