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Today’s blacklisted American: Kyle Rittenhouse temporarily forced out of ASU

How the left views someone found not guilty: GUILTY!
The contempt leftist students at ASU have for the law

It appears being found innocent of a crime no longer is sufficient for the jack-booted storm-troopers on the student left. Heavy protests at Arizona State University against Kyle Rittenhouse‘s attendance at the university as an online student has now apparently forced him out of ASU, at least temporarily.

From the first link:

Students groups like MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán), Students for Socialism, Students for Justice in Palestine and the Multicultural Solidarity Coalition are organizing a rally this week to “get murderer Kyle Rittenhouse off [the] campus.” He is not on campus since he is enrolled as an online student. (Indeed, some reports indicate that he may not be currently enrolled for any classes at ASU). However, Rittenhouse has expressed interest in in-person attendance at ASU. Students and faculty are being called to the rally to “protect students from a violent, blood-thirsty murderer.”

How tolerant of them. As far as these brownshirts are concerned, Rittenhouse will always be guilty, no matter what, and should fry in hell. Or at least, he should be sent to a concentration camp where these leftists believe all their opponents should be sent. Gas chambers next if possible.

When this anti-Rittenhouse demonstration did occur on December 1st, it suddenly found itself overwhelmed by conservatives chanting “Let’s Go Brandon!” and “Self-Defense!” The videos at this link are fun to watch, as the leftists keep advocating positions of hate and bigotry (“All whites are bigots”) while the protesters stand for self-defense, freedom, and fair play. And there do appear to be as many pro-Rittenhouse protesters as anti.

Many of the conservatives crashing the leftist protest were also apparently supporters of Kari Lake, who is a former Arizona television news anchor running for governor, with Donald Trump’s endorsement.

It appears that Rittenhouse might still attend ASU, even in person. From the last link:

“Amid his most recent semester, Kyle’s professors at Arizona State University recommended a compassionate withdrawal of his online classes. Now that the trial is behind him, Kyle is eager to enroll in more classes. He is hopeful that attending Arizona State in person will soon be an option,” Hancock [Rittenhouse spokesman] said.

If he should do so, Rittenhouse should be prepared for violence against him. Arizona however is an open-carry state. He will be within his rights to walk around openly armed. I also suspect that many of the conservatives who crashed the leftist protests will be eager to stand by him in support, equally armed.

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10 comments

  • David Eastman

    While I am not a lawyer, it sure seems to me that putting out a flyer over your name declaring Kyle Rittenhouse to be a murderer as a statement of fact is not something a lawyer would recommend. Perhaps they’re hoping that he doesn’t have enough time or resources to sue everyone who defames him?

    And of course given that ASU is Arizona “STATE” University, it sure better not give in to any such protest.

  • John C

    Hard for me to read about this without using a swear word. Who do these students think they are? It is not their job or place to demand another student be removed for something he has been completely exonerated from. Would they also demand that the cop-killer professors from the Weathermen be removed from campus as well if they taught at ASU? I think we know the answer to that question.

  • Jeff Wright

    A drone with a high decibel shrieker was needed here.

  • David Eastman asked: “Perhaps they’re hoping that he doesn’t have enough time or resources to sue everyone who defames him?”

    Maybe he doesn’t have to. Just go after ASU for creating a hostile environment. I sure don’t see any of the *ahem* adults standing up for American, or even basic, civility. ASU may counter that ‘students don’t speak for the University’, but the University is sure as heck allowing that speech.

  • You can always judge a man by the quality of his enemies.
    — Doctor Who (according to the Intertubes; I thought it was someone non-fictional)

    Kyle must be quite a guy! Pissing off that set of groups is a badge of honor. The shameful part is that anyone cares what they think.

  • James Street

    “Students groups like MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán), Students for Socialism, Students for Justice in Palestine and the Multicultural Solidarity Coalition”

    So you have typical brain dead college educated 20-year-olds, except these are godless commies from 3rd world hell holes who come to the greatest nation on earth and want to use their vast experience to improve it into a 3rd world hell hole.

  • wayne

    I was under the impression Rittenhouse desired to go to ASU “next year,” and that he was not as of yet formally matriculating.

  • “”When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.”

    Jonathan Swift

    Also, ‘Confederacy of Dunces’ (John Kennedy Toole 1980 Louisiana State University Press) is, IMHO, a great novel. And this forum doesn’t use that term lightly.

  • wayne

    James Street-
    Good, stuff!

  • wayne

    This doesn’t add up.
    On what date did he allegedly become an on-line student?
    I mean, the guy was on trial for his life barely 2 weeks ago.
    Is ASU on semesters or quarters?

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