News and Headlines: 2/21/2022, Keeping you informed.

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Palm Springs woman accused of fatally stabbing husband more than 140 times

Joan Burke, 61, faces charges of first-degree murder after her husband, 62-year-old Melvin Weller, was discovered in a pool of blood on this kitchen floor in Anna Lane. (PBSO)
Joan Burke, 61, faces charges of first-degree murder after her husband, 62-year-old Melvin Weller, was discovered in a pool of blood on this kitchen floor in Anna Lane. (PBSO)

According to a Palm Springs police report, Ricardo Green, 41, called 911 on the evening of Feb. 11 to say that he came home from work and found his stepfather, Melvin Weller, 62, lying on the floor in a pool of blood. Green said Weller appeared to be dead.

When officers arrived, they located the victim on the floor, surrounded by a pool of blood that covered more than half of the kitchen.

Officers noticed blood spatters and smears on the walls, kitchen cabinets and counters. A couple of knives and a meat cleaver were in the kitchen sink.

Mum marches son, 18, to police station after recognising him as suspect in train robbery

18-year-old Zion Brown ( Image: Police handout)
18-year-old Zion Brown ( Image: Police handout)

Zion Brown, 18, pulled out a semi-automatic handgun on a train conductor aboard a Metra Electric Line in Chicago, stealing his cash.

The Loyola University Chicago student, majoring in economics, fled on foot and remained on the run as CCTV images of his daytime robbery were circulated.

It was not until his own mum recognised her son’s face, that she drove him down to Calumet City police department to turn himself in, a court was told last week.

At Least 6 People Stabbed in Subway System After Mayor’s New Safety Plan

NYC Mayor Eric Adams stood with NY Gov. Kathy Hochul Friday morning at a Manhattan subway station and took the wraps off a new plan to combat transit crime in the city.

At least 5 people were stabbed in the subway system in just over 24 hours since then. A sixth person was stabbed Sunday evening on the 6 line near Canal Street.

The latest attacks add to a mounting toll that threaten to derail the city’s economic recovery. Major crimes in transit are up 65% this year – an average of one victim every four hours, around the clock.

CDC Officials Admit Agency Has Withheld Critical Covid Information From the Public, Including Data About Breakthrough Infections, Over Fears of “Vaccine Hesitancy”

REUTERS/Tami Chappell/File Photo
REUTERS/Tami Chappell/File Photo

According to a new report by the New York Times, the CDC has also been collecting much more detailed data about Covid infections that breaks down by age, race, and vaccination status.

The critical information would go a long way towards figuring out an end to the pandemic, but the agency has purposefully suppressed the information from the public over fears that it would be “misinterpreted” and cause “vaccine hesitancy.”

Within the data that has been withheld by the CDC are detailed information about breakthrough cases, hospitalizations, and deaths, which the agency has been collecting since the beginning of the vaccine rollout, according to officials who spoke to the NYT.

Black to the Future | Full Measure

A stubborn issue being addressed around the country: the economic plight of black Americans.

They are the poorest US racial group, less economically secure, and more dependent on government aid.

Today we’re off to Rochester New York, a city with a large African American population where companies stepped up 50 years ago with a forward-thinking jobs plan.

A half century later, we found some surprising insights on what happened to the best of intentions, and why more money isn’t the answer. Our cover story is: Black to the Future.

DC trucker convoy plans on shutting down Capital Beltway, organizer says: ‘Giant boa constrictor’

A trucker convoy heading to Washington, D.C., later this week plans to shut down the Capital Beltway in protest of wide-ranging issues such as fuel prices, vaccine requirements and immigration, the organizer said. (WTTG)
A trucker convoy heading to Washington, D.C., later this week plans to shut down the Capital Beltway in protest of wide-ranging issues such as fuel prices, vaccine requirements and immigration, the organizer said. (WTTG)

“There will be a lane open for emergency vehicles, they’ll be able to get in and out and all that,” Bolus replied. “We will not compromise anybody’s safety or health, one way or the other. As far as if they can’t get to work, geez that’s too bad.”

“We will not compromise anybody’s safety or health, one way or the other,” Bolus said. “As far as if they can’t get to work, geez that’s too bad.”

In response to the impending protests in the capital, D.C. police have already limited time off for officers and put nearly 500 officers on civil disturbance units daily beginning Wednesday, the station reported.

California trans child molester Hannah Tubbs gloats over light sentence in jailhouse phone calls

Hannah Tubbs(Los Angeles County)
Hannah Tubbs(Los Angeles County)

Explicit Los Angeles jailhouse recordings of Hannah Tubbs, the 26-year-old trans child molester who received a slap on the wrist last month after pleading guilty to molesting a 10-year-old in 2014, depict her admitting it was wrong to attack a little girl but gloating over the light punishment.

She boasted that nothing would happen to her after she pleaded guilty due to Democrat District Attorney George Gascon’s policies and laughed that she won’t have to go back to prison or register as a sex offender. She also made explicit remarks about the victim that are unfit to print.

Tubbs pleaded guilty last month to the cold case attack, which took place in women’s restroom at a Denny’s restaurant, when the suspect was two weeks shy of 18 and identified as a male named James Tubbs. After being arrested roughly eight years after the crime, Tubbs began identifying as a woman, according to prosecutors.

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell held maskless ball after reimposing mask mandate

Not a single person wore a protective facemask in the videos, which were taken down less than an hour after Fox News requested comment from Cantrell.

The event comes after Cantrell reinstated the city’s indoor mask mandate for all indoor public settings, including schools, which is still in effect through Mardi Gras Day on March 1.

In a statement to Fox News, Cantrell spokesman Beau Tidwell admitted that there was not a “perfect adoption of the guidelines in every instance” over the weekend.

“The mask guidelines and the vaccination requirement will remain in effect thru Mardi Gras,” he said. 

Drug Spike From Lockdowns And Open Borders Is Killing And Maiming Millions Of Americans


In the fiscal year ending in 2021, some 100,000 Americans died due to drug overdose, according to data collected by the Centers for Disease Control. Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids accounted for roughly two-thirds of those overdoses.

Covid lockdowns led to a roughly 30 percent increase in drug deaths, driven by depression, financial hardship, drug use in isolation, less timely 911 calls, and less access to naloxone.

Why is this happening? The answer has to do with two countries: Mexico and China. A federal report released in early February documents that Mexico is now the “dominant source” of the country’s fentanyl supply and synthetic opioids.

Between 2014 and 2019, 70 to 80 percent of fentanyl seized by federal authorities came from China. The precursor chemicals used in Mexican labs still come predominantly from China.

Banishment from the Financial System: the War on Dissent

The accompanying Substack article examining the broader Neoliberal War on Dissent in the West is here:

Trump’s social media app launches year after Twitter ban

The Associated Press
The Associated Press

 Former President Donald Trump’s social media app that he hopes will rival Twitter launched Monday as he seeks a new digital stage to rally his supporters and fight Big Tech limits on speech a year after he was banned from Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

His Truth Social app was offered for download from the Apple App Store to a limited number of subscribers who had preordered, with others added to a waiting list to be given access over the next 10 days.

The site encountered technical glitches shortly after launch, with reports that subscribers were shut out for hours. Others had trouble signing on. The site is not expected to be open to anyone who wants to download it until next month.

TRUTH Social is Coming


New Mexico lawmaker backs Canadian truckers with bill providing asylum

Rep. Yvette Herrell, R-N.M., on introducing bill that would temporarily grant asylum to Canadian protesters.

Mike Huckabee argues it’s ‘shameful’ truckers are now being ‘vilified’

Former Arkansas governor and Fox News contributor Mike Huckabee weighs in on the American truckers’ protest of COVID-19 mandates, ahead of their expected demonstration from California to Washington, D.C.

Putin can smell Biden’s weakness a mile off: Steve Hilton

‘The Next Revolution’ host explains how Biden’s weak posture and energy policies have open the playing field for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggression in Ukraine.

NOT SHOCKING! The CCP BOUGHT Pelosi!? MORE BOMBSHELLS w/ Peter Schweizer: Red Handed 2/2 | Huckabee

Pelosi is bought out by the CCP, TOO!? Peter Schweizer continues his extended interview with Mike Huckabee diving into the dark underbelly of American politics.

The CCP BOUGHT Mitch McConnell?! BOMBSHELL Discoveries w/ Peter Schweizer: Red Handed 1/2 | Huckabee

Accounting for Afghanistan | Full Measure

With all eyes on Russia and Ukraine, there are some who argue it wouldn’t even be an issue now if it weren’t for America’s deadly exit from Afghanistan last year.

Analysts told us the chaotic withdrawal would embolden our adversaries, including Russia.

Today, we talk with the Special Inspector General on Afghanistan, John Sopko. Some of his warnings about what was likely to go wrong in Afghanistan were only recently declassified.


The former Georgia senator is challenging Gov. Brian Kemp, R-Ga., in May’s GOP primary. The winner of the primary is expected to challenge Democrat Stacey Abrams—who Kemp defeated in 2018— in November’s gubernatorial election.

The 45th president said in a statement, “Great to see that David Perdue is running for Governor of Georgia. He is a Conservative fighter who isn’t afraid of the Radical Left and is the only candidate in Georgia who can beat Stacey ‘The Hoax’ Abrams in November.”

Despite being Republican, Kemp has been called out on multiple occasions by Trump and other GOP members for failing to properly address Georgia election discrepancies that took place during the 2020 presidential election.

Hilton: Left is silent on trucker protest police brutality

Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe weighs in on a law enforcement operation in Ottawa to clear out trucks and anti-vaccine mandate demonstrators on ‘The Next Revolution.’

Hilton: Do the Democrats realize how anti-American their rhetoric is?

‘The Next Revolution’ host argues the left has adopted an ‘anti-worker’ agenda.

Hilton: Far-left ‘woke’ ideologies rejected by new generation of Congressional candidates

Democratic NY congressional candidate Maud Maron weighs in on COVID restrictions in American public schools on ‘The Next Revolution.’

World News:

Putin to recognise eastern parts of Ukraine as independent states

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will recognise the eastern parts of Ukraine as independent states. Mr Putin says he will sign a decree to recognise the Moscow-backed regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.

US F-16s spotted carrying live missiles over eastern Europe: Report

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 555th Fighter Squadron takes off at Aviano Air Base,(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ericka A. Woolever)
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 555th Fighter Squadron takes off at Aviano Air Base,(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ericka A. Woolever)

The Aviationist first reported on the likely-armed flight, after aviation photographer Claudio Tramontin took photos of an F-16 taking off from the base carrying AIM-120C/D AMRAAM and AIM-9X air-to-air missiles along with external fuel tanks.

The missiles in the photo have visible yellow and brown bands that indicate a live warhead and the live rocket motor, respectively.

The pair of F-16s reportedly operated over Romania for some time before returning to their base.

Trudeau government has shown ‘absolutely totalitarian behaviour’: Douglas Murray

Democracies around the world “don’t seem to be caring” about the “scandal” of the Trudeau government’s treatment of a “peaceful protest,” according to author Douglas Murray.

“I mean, the Prime Minister has used laws which are meant to be used in wartime and he’s used them against a peaceful protest,” Mr Murray said.

“He slandered the truckers; he slandered the supporters of the truckers … And now he’s moved to the next phase, not just sending in the police to very brutally end the protest in Ottawa.

“This is absolutely totalitarian behaviour that has been going on from the Trudeau government.”

U.S. troops set up camp near Ukrainian border

Members of the United States’ 82nd Airborne Division set up camp in Poland’s south-east, close to the border with Ukraine on Monday (February 21), Reuters footage showed.

Canadian eyewitness CALLS OUT media’s trucker convoy SPIN

The mainstream media — especially in Canada — wants you to believe the truckers’ ‘Freedom Convoy’ has been dangerous.

But one journalist, Rebel News’ Lincoln Jay, tells Glenn the scene he’s witnessed for weeks now has been anything but.

He says the truckers created a ‘family atmosphere’ in Ottawa, provided food for the needy, and even shoveled snow on city sidewalks.

In fact, the only chaos Lincoln saw during the three weeks he covered the protest occurred when police arrived to clear the scene: ‘I’ve never seen such police enforcement in MY LIFE.’

Canada: Justin Trudeau Insists on Emergency Powers Despite No Active Protests

DAVE CHAN/AFP via Getty Images
DAVE CHAN/AFP via Getty Images

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted at a news conference on Monday that his government still needs the unprecedented emergency powers he demanded this month even though police violently removed the Freedom Convoy protesters from Ottawa and no active Freedom Convoy protests are currently occurring.

“This state of emergency is not over. There continue to be real concerns about the coming days,” Trudeau said on Monday, claiming there were signs the Freedom Convoy truckers could regroup and return to Ottawa.

“People [are] out there indicating that they are ready to blockade, to continue their illegal occupations to disrupt Canadians’ lives. We feel that this measure needs to remain in place,” he said.

Israel warns Hezbollah over UAV attacks; Imminent JCPOA revival raises concerns TV7Israel News 21.02

1) Israel reiterates its call on its citizens to depart Ukraine amid progressively escalating tensions which may include an imminent Russian invasion.

2) Amid reports of an imminent breakthrough in the nuclear talks between world powers and Iran in Vienna; Premier Bennett voices concerns about projected ramifications.

3) Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz warns Hezbollah regarding attempts to breach Israeli sovereignty.


This listener asks the question we ALL have: Should I STAND?

David, a listener from Maryland, calls the show with the same question many Americans are wondering today:

Should I risk it all to take a stand against tyranny, mandates, and our loss of freedom?

David is the perfect caller for this time, Glenn says, because he asks this question not with bravado but with heart and truth. As Canadian truckers face serious consequences for their peaceful protest up north, reality is setting in for millions of Americans.

Everybody must make the right decision for themselves, Glenn says, but one statement remains true: not to stand IS to stand.

You are making a commitment if you just stay silent.

I Was a Liberal Democrat, This Is What Changed Me (Pt. 1) | Dennis Prager | POLITICS | Rubin Report

Dave Rubin of “The Rubin Report” talks to PragerU founder Dennis Prager about the dangers of political polarization, why he is a former Democrat, why people think conservatives are evil, and why black workers always do worse with Democratic policies.

In this clip Dennis explains why this period of political tribalism is so concerning and why the political divide may actually be more dangerous than the civil war.

He explains why he won’t be leaving California and joining the blue state exodus to states like Florida and Texas.

He also explains how he went from a Jimmy Carter voting former liberal to a promoter of conservative values.

Dan Bongino: This is the biggest crisis of them all

‘Unfiltered’ host details a list of crises America faces and says truth is the biggest crisis of them all.

Paul Harvey – The Media Fear Machine

From 1992, Paul Harvey explains how the media are natural fear-mongers, available for exploitation by doomsayers, in general, and self-serving politicians, in particular.

Russia, Russia, Russia. A different perspective.

Let me first state I am in no way a Russian sympathizer. I grew up during the Cuban Missile Crisis and The Cold War. I spent my time in the service in the Army in Europe in a Pershing Ia missile unit drilling and training with nuclear warheads pointing at Russia.(56th Field Artillery Command), (The Pershing Missile: Peace Through Strength), (Pershing 1a Missile (1977).

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