Podcaster and MMA commentator Joe Rogan revealed that he’s considering moving to Texas from California if the latter leaves its coronavirus stay-at-home restrictions in place indefinitely.
Rogan suggested that he’s tiring of the state’s seemingly endless restrictions and that the cost of living in California is becoming too expensive for him. He made the remarks on the Wednesday airing of the Joe Rogan Experience.
Watch his remarks here:
“If they really say we can’t do standup until 2022… I might jet. I’m not kidding. This is silly, I don’t need to be here.” A stand-up comedian, Rogan expressed frustration with restrictions that would prevent people from attending live comedy events for lengthy, extended periods. Rogan cited his personal friendships as the biggest draws to remaining in California, but cited the possibilities of moving to Austin or Dallas should the state restrictions prove too onerous.
Rogan went on to call his friend Bryan Caplan, who explained that Texas is preparing plans that would prospectively allow live events with a capped attendance limit of 200.
Rogan is the latest high-profile American to expressly consider the possibility of relocating from California to Texas over coronavirus restrictions. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has made it clear he’s thinking of relocating the company’s manufacturing from the state to Texas, citing the ongoing closure of the facilities in accordance with the state’s restrictions.
Texas is ramping up a state reopening plan, while maintaining measured restrictions and social distancing guidelines. Los Angeles County officials have suggested they’re willing to keep a stay-at-home order in place until July, a controversial move that would trail well behind reopening plans currently in place in other jurisdictions and could prove devastating to the local economy.
Prosecutors Want Stricter Bond Restrictions for Kyle Rittenhouse for Hanging Out with Proud Boys
The Proud Boys are proud of their boy, Kyle.
Kyle Rittenhouse, out on bond after shooting three ANTIFA rioters and killing two at a Kenosha, Wisc. riot scene last summer, is under scrutiny from authorities for merely having a good time at a bar.
Rittenhouse was at a bar with his mother wearing a “Free as F*ck” t-shirt when he was approached by some local Proud Boys. They took pictures together doing the “OK” symbol, which has become controversial due to left-wing hysteria.
PICTURED: #KyleRittenhouse pictured in these photos shared by prosecutors.
Out at a Wisconsin bar (Pudgy’s Pub, with his mother) seen posing with a “Free As F**k” tee shirt on and flashing that “OK” – (or White Power)
— Tony Atkins (@TonyAtkinsTV) January 14, 2021
As a result, prosecutors in Kenosha County are hoping to modify Rittenhouse’s bond to prevent the young man from enjoying his freedom. They reportedly want to prevent him from being “serenaded” by Proud Boys and other adoring followers.
“Within a few minutes of entering the bar, the defendant was loudly serenaded by 5 of the adult males with the song “Proud of Your Boy,” which is an obscure song written for the 1992 film, “Aladdin.” The violent white supremacist group called the “Proud Boys” was named after this song, which is sung by its members as an anthem and for self-identification,” the Kenosha County District Attorney’s office wrote.
“The defendant later posed for several photographs with these adults in the bar. In each of these photographs, the defendant and the other adults flashed the “OK” sign used by white supremacists,” they added.
The surreal letter from the DA’s office that looks like it was written by an Anti-Defamation League (ADL) operative can be seen here:
From Kenosha County DA’s office.
— Tony Atkins (@TonyAtkinsTV) January 14, 2021
The letter from the DA’s house shows how the government is painting ordinary conservatives and Trump supporters by as white supremacists and terrorist threats based on left-wing propaganda.
Big League Politics reported on how Rittenhouse posted bond in November after spending months confined in jail for exercising his right to self-defense against ANTIFA terrorists:
Illinois teenager Kyle Rittenhouse has been freed from the Kenosha County Jail in Wisconsin, after posting a $2 million bond set by a judge on Friday.
Rittenhouse is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for shooting and killing Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber during a Black Lives Matter riot in August. He’s also charged with a count of being a minor in possession of a firearm.
Rittenhouse was assailed by Rosenbaum while present at the scene of the riots, carrying an AR-style rifle and planning to prevent looting and rioting in Kenosha. Rittenhouse shot and killed Rosenbaum, arguing that he acted in self-defense when Rosenbaum attempted to grab his rifle. Rittenhouse would go on to shoot two men- one of them armed with a gun- who chased him as he tried to flee the scene of the riots.
Rittenhouse had been extradited from Illinois to Wisconsin to face charges. He posted bond through his attorney, Mark Richards, on Friday at 2PM.
Rittenhouse will be remembered as an American hero whether or not he is acquitted in the courts or ultimately made a martyr by a biased and unjust system. The Proud Boys are right to be proud of their boy Kyle in this instance.
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