Tuesday, November 16, 2021

We didn't know Al Sharpton had gone into labor (Betty, Marcia, Ava and C.I.)

We really didn't.

Truly, we didn't even know he was pregnant. But Thursday we saw the baby photo over at NBC NEWS -- Isaac Bailey's the baby's name -- is that Isaac Sharpton-Bailey?

Before we go further. Al was known as a race hustler. Yes,  MSNBC presents him as a god but he did a lot of real damage and the only one who ever got rich was Al. He did a little shakedown and got companies to pay out to him -- a little like an early Michael Avenatti. Al's not a Civil Rights leader. He's a liar and it goes far beyond Tawana Brawley. In the Black community, there are leaders. We have never seen Al as one of them. Listen to Black radio and grasp how much we laugh at him. He created his poor image and little Issac Bailey is doing the same.


Issac lies and NBC lets him which says a great deal about both. He also uses inferences to smear an 18-year-old kid who has had the weight of the world on his shoulders for over a year now.

Kyle Rittenhouse, in an unusual move for a defendant, took the witness stand Wednesday. He cried. His defense team then made a motion for a mistrial with prejudice, which means Rittenhouse couldn’t be retried. But whatever the court rules, he has already won.

He’s charged with ​​reckless homicide, intentional homicide and attempted intentional homicide for shooting three people (killing two of them) who were protesting the police shooting of yet another Black man, Jacob Blake, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last summer. The protest followed many George Floyd-inspired ones that erupted across the world calling for police accountability and justice for Black lives. White allies, like the ones Rittenhouse shot, were among the protesters. Rittenhouse has pleaded not guilty. 


"He cried." An over 40-year-old man mocking a teenager. What a proud moment for Isaac. Understand his life's been full of proud moments, like when his own brother committed murder. By the way, he teaches at the college he graduated from. Which tells you all you need to know about his lack of qualifications.

The move towards a mistrial? Not because Kyle cried. Because the prosecution was given strict instructions about what could and could not be said and they violated it. The judge, in fact, stopped the testimony to order the jury out of the courtroom and to again warn the prosecution about their misconduct.

You don't learn that from liar Isaac. 


Let's go to a legal expert, Jonathan Turley:


The prosecution stumbled out of the gate in the trial. Gaige Grosskreutz was the third person to be shot by Rittenhouse. Grosskreutz admitted under cross-examination that Rittenhouse did not shoot him when he had his hands up after their confrontation. He admitted that it was only after he pointed his handgun at Rittenhouse and moved toward him that Rittenhouse fired.

Likewise, a prosecution witness, Ryan Balch, testified that one of the other people shot, Joseph Rosenbaum, said that he intended to kill Kyle Rittenhouse. Other witnesses described Rosenbaum as “belligerent” or “hyperaggressive.” 

Later, the prosecution called Richard McGinniss, a journalist with The Daily Caller who was reporting from Kenosha that night. He was near Rittenhouse when Joseph Rosenbaum was shot. The prosecutor told McGinniss, “I mean you have no idea what Mr. Rosenbaum was ever thinking at any point of his life. You have never been inside his head, you never met him before.”

McGinnis said, “I never exchanged words with him, if that’s what your question is.”

The prosecutor then pressed McGinnis on how he had no idea what Rosenbaum was thinking because it “is complete guesswork, isn’t it?”

That is when McGinnis delivered a haymaker, noting, “Well he said (expletive) you, and then he reached for the weapon.”

The prosecution’s own medical expert, Dr. Doug Kelly, appeared to confirm that the forensic evidence of soot injuries on Rosenbaum’s hand could be consistent with Rosenbaum trying to grab the barrel of Rittenhouse’s rifle when the gun was fired.

It got worse from there, including a glaring constitutional violation by the prosecution when Binger began his cross examination of Rittenhouse by commenting on his decision to remain silent.

The judge correctly tore into the prosecutor. Any first-year law student knows that you cannot comment on the silence of a Mirandized defendant after an arrest under the Fifth Amendment – let alone ignore a court order.

Biased media viewers

Even without the unforced errors by the prosecution, this was always a difficult case. Wisconsin has a strong self-defense standard. After a defendant claims to have acted to repel a threat, the burden is on the prosecution to rebut that claim beyond a reasonable doubt.

Instead, the prosecution prompted its own witnesses to create layers of doubt in the case. In doing so, it seems to have reduced the range of possibilities to somewhere between a hung jury and outright acquittal on the major charges.

The problem is that many people may be unaware that the case is collapsing due to such evidentiary or tactical failures. Any hung jury or acquittal will come as a shock, and the level of outrage is likely to be greater. This case began with violent rioting in Kenosha, and the news coverage is fueling the danger of renewed violence.

Those are realities and you won't find them in what the dishonest offer.  Here's Issac:


To his supporters, and even many of his detractors, Rittenhouse isn’t a monster. Not really. He was a young, dumb kid hyped up on the Foxification or Fox News effect of American discourse on the Black Lives Matter movement in a country that fetishes guns — for show, for sport and for killing — not a white supremacist, like, say Dylann Roof. Not really. He wore no hoods and didn’t wrap himself in the Confederate flag. He’s a patriot who tried to bring calm to chaos because, as Fox News prime-time host Tucker Carlson told us at the time of the shooting, the adults around him wouldn’t “maintain order.” He was so nonviolent that police officers greeted him and those like him like fellow guardians of the community before he killed anyone. 


Brother man, stop the okey-doke. That's outrageous and it goes to how awful the media has become that NBC NEWS is posting that garbage. You don't know what -- if anything -- the kid was hyped up on.

These were rioters, not protesters, so let's start telling that truth. The media was drooling over the prospect of the streets being in riots while Trump was president. They refused to call riots "riots." It was a riot.

So Kyle is wrong, Isaac, for having a gun? But the liar who got shot isn't wrong for having a gun? The one who lost his gun license because he was part of a burglary?

Quit your lying.

We're sick of this nonsense.

Kyle shot three people.  Little Gaige Grosskreutz was one of them. All those Kyle shot were White, by the way. Little GG admitted on the stand that Kyle only fired on him after GG pointed his gun at him. Prior to taking the stand, GG lied to the police and should be behind bars. GG is not a kid. He's an adult.

Joseph Rosenbaum is one of the two people Kyle shot dead. Again, all three that Kyle shot were White. Joseph? Just released from the mental ward. Before that? Long stint in prison for child molestation. Sorry that we're not members of Joseph Rosenbaum's fan club.  He threatened a child (Kyle was 17) yet again only this time the child was armed.   He was verbally threatening Kyle. Some say, some witnesses, that he was no threat. That's your judgment call and the crazy wasn't yelling at you or throwing stuff at you. The evidence shows that either he was lunging at Kyle when he was shot or he was falling towards Kyle.

Anthony Huber looks like smart mouth trash in every photo we see of him. Doesn't mean he deserved to be shot. He was shot by Kyle while he had a skateboard in one hand and was reaching for Kyle's gun with the other. His girlfriend wants the world to know that he was intelligent. Nope. He was a f**king idiot. What a sense of White entitlement to think you could grab a gun out of someone's hands. You didn't catch any African-Americans playing the fool. 


Playing the fool is how this has played out.   Grown ups, news outlets and loony bins like WSWS have repeatedly lied and distorted to turn a 17-year-old into whatever they needed so they could scream 'racist!'  This was especially true if the one yelling 'racist!' was a White person.  They really need someone else to point to so that they can pretend that they're pure and good -- most likely they are not.  If they were, they wouldn't work so hard to lie about a young person, to try to destroy someone's life with lies over and over.

The trial is over.  The jury is deliberating.  We fear that regardless of the verdict, it will be very difficult for people to face the truth of what happened and why.  The American people deserve a better media -- at the very least, they deserve a functioning one.

[Ava and C.I. note -- please check out Betty and Marcia's sites and we're mentioning that to include links to our co-authors of this piece.]


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