Just a few short comments on other issues before responding to the "Second Opinion".

" Skips Greek Letter 'Xi' in naming New Covid Strain" in deference to Mr. Xi, (self-appointed) CCP Chinese President for Life, and would-be emperor of the world from enslaved Communist China. This is a miscarriage of history if facts mean anything. It was Mr. Xi who inflicted the Chinese viruses upon the world, causing millions to die. The disease will forever recognize Wuhan, China, and Mr. Xi as architects of the virus - killers of humanity.

"A previous Gateway Pundit article identified two "smoking guns" supporting the conclusion that COVID-19 was created in a laboratory." COVID-19 is part of the biowarfare program of China - News ... ›
Dr Lawrence Sellin: I believe the COVID-19 virus was created in a laboratory and it was part of China's biowarfare program. "Evidence Indicates COVID-19 is a Designed Bioweapon with a Toxic Structure that MAY BE REPLICATED IN VACCINES" (By Joe Hoft, published 12-3-2021") See also: Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.


My last comment concerns the “Fury as trans swimmer finishes race 38 seconds ahead of nearest rival...” in the 1,650 yard freestyle.

And I'm furious as well. I refuse to call a biological male a female. This vile radical-liberal-Left-Woke idea shows that American science has gone to rot. American sports, professional and collegiate, have sold out, to China for money, to LGBTQ, etc. for social recognition - pagan and communist doctrine replacing Christianity. This new trans philosophy has killed my interest in sports altogether. All trans records should include an asterisk “*assisted by testicles”.

“We need to return to #SexBasedSports! #SexNotGender to preserve fairness for female athletes.” One person said: “How many people were involved in this swim meet and not one of them stood up and said this is wrong?” That's another problem. Where are the so-called "Feminists?"


Disappearing America

“There will be over 3,500 killed in USA today from abortion. No flags lowered, no presidents crying. No media hyperventilating. Normal day,” Mat Drudge said on his personal twitter account.

"The total fertility rate — the average number of children a woman is expected to have over her lifetime — now sits at 1.64 children per woman in the U.S. Not only is this the lowest rate recorded since the government began tracking these stats in the 1930s, but it’s well below the so-called ‘replacement-level fertility’ of about 2.1."

An estimated 62 million abortions have occurred since Roe v Wade... › politics › abortions-since-Roe v Wade.


My apologies Kelly, for the digression.

Now a response to your "Second Opinion."

I sincerely apologize for any "misrepresentations" of your column. Though I think it's closer to a misunderstanding.

You did not mention race at all, but race was the essential context of the Kenosha incident. It was the false reporting of the shooting and arrest of African American Jacob Blake that caused the arson, mayhem, and killing in Kenosha. Otherwise, there was no story. This was important. However, you did say, "[Rittenhouse]... righteously headed from Antioch IN to Kenosha WI to insert himself as an armed vigilante in a violent protest after a police officer shot and paralyzed an unarmed young Black man the week before." Why was his race important here? A photo of Blake's "gutting knife" is posted online.

I know little about the Arbery case, so did not comment on it. But the Kenosha-related shooting of Blake was central to the story. Blake's shooting and arrest were entirely lawful and the officer was reinstated shortly thereafter. The Kenosha riots sowed a row of false "facts" (fake news) and these incendiary falsehoods I attempted to correct. "But the issue of race hung over the case because the shooting happened during civil disorder over [falsely] perceived police brutality."

However, your facts did stray into the dreaded area of inaccuracy. Let me restate some in short.

You mention Biden withdrew "White supremacist remark." But he soon reinstated it. He later released a statement saying: "While the verdict in Kenosha will leave many Americans feeling angry and concerned, myself included, we must acknowledge that the jury has spoken." Some apology! Lesser charges were dismissed because they were baseless, and prosecution didn't object. The judge and jury saw that they had done a slovenly job with "evidence." You opine that the trial was "designed to protect the defendant." I would add, yes, by rule of Constitutional law.

You say Kyle "had no training." He was a lifeguard, member of Police Explorer Program, knew CPR, and, "He testified that he is studying nursing at Arizona State University."

You asked me to provide proof by a legitimate source of "debunking" the June 1, 2020 events at Lafayette Park which alleged a staged event by the president. Here are some, commonly available:

"Police did not clear D.C.'s Lafayette Square of protesters so Trump could hold a photo op, new report says." (NBCNews).

"Police did not clear Lafayette Park area so former Pres. Trump could hold "Bible" photo op, according to new watchdog report." (Interior Dept. Inspector General Greenblatt says.

Why are you "confounded" by my "devotion" to the fact of Rittenhouse’s innocence? Evidence shows he did not go "looking for trouble with an AK-15 (AR-15)”. The jury found this to be false. The only law that Rittenhouse "took into his own hands" was the law of self-defense, and the jury determined Rittenhouse was in fact not a "vigilante". But who was he up against? "All of the men who Rittenhouse shot had criminal records." "I also didn’t realize that Rosenbaum was a 5-time convicted child rapist and that Huber was a two-time convicted woman beater. I didn’t know that Grosskreutz was a convicted burglar with an assault on his record also."

Yes, like millions of others, I have read Don Quixote, but not in the fifteenth century version. As a matter of fact, my Spanish was so bad that my instructor, for her own peace of mind, let me escape class, which provided more time to tilt a few flagons. (A very long time ago, (in English) circa 19th Century).

Rittenhouse certainly did not make himself "ridiculous". You say "Trumpians hailed the kid as a heroic symbol of gun rights and "justifiable," deadly self-defense." By those who honor and enjoy the protections of our Constitution, Rittenhouse is a hero for providing more relevance of the right to self-defense - often necessarily involving quick, deadly decisions.

"From Kenosha riots to Kyle Rittenhouse trial, biased media coverage makes everyone angrier."

"In our age of rage, Rittenhouse had to be convicted to fulfill the narrative. Acquittal has to be evidence of a racist justice system."

Jonathan Turley

Jonathan Turley is an American attorney, legal scholar, writer, commentator, and legal analyst in broadcast and print journalism.[1] A professor at George Washington University Law School.