Kenosha Shooting Suspect Fervently Supported ‘Blue Lives,’ Joined Local Militia

He (Kyle Rittenhouse) is wanted in Kenosha County on accusations of first-degree intentional homicide after having “fled the state of Wisconsin with the intent to avoid prosecution for that offense,” according to court documents.

Kenosha Shooting Suspect Fervently Supported ‘Blue Lives,’ Joined Local Militia : Live Updates: Protests For Racial Justice : NPR

The U.S. worship of guns is infectious, young, old, and all races, are all into using guns whenever the opportunity surfaces. This young shooter wanted to become a police officer, and given access to a rifle at 15 years of age. Obviously, if he would have been a non-white, he would not have been granted that privilege.

Photo by this writer: Gun with Hand #1.1964, Oil on canvas, 24 1/2 x 34 1/2” (62.2 x 87.6 cm). Gift of Edward R. Broida in honor of John Elderfield. Visit to the Museum of Modern Art, NYC, 2013. Vija Celmins, born in Riga, Latvia. Painting done in Los Angeles, CA in the early 1960’s. (from Museum of Modern Art website description of painting)

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I love media and communication, as well as digital technology. I write and speak fluently in Spanish and English. I was born in New York, but was sent to Puerto Rico at an early age, where I lived until drafted by the U.S. army. Upon returning from an honorable discharge, I found Puerto Rico small and limited at the time. I moved to Boston where I pursued musical studies and later worked as a musician, teacher, and speech-pathologist in New York. I am currently still interested in world politics, social justice, and income inequality. Health and wellness are essential to survive and thrive. I am working on patience and skills necessary to keep learning.

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