In The News Today:12/19/2022.

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6-Year-Old Boy Found Dead Under Floorboards in Ark. Home; Mom and Boyfriend Charged with Murder

A little girl in the house was also allegedly found with injuries resembling scalp burns, according to a police statement. She has since been transferred to a hospital in Memphis and is in stable condition.

The children’s mother, Ashley Roland, 28, and boyfriend Nathan Bridges, 33, were arrested.

They have since been charged with capital murder, abuse of a corpse, tampering with physical evidence and endangering the welfare of a minor, per the police statement.

The little boy’s cause of death is still undetermined. The police statement says officials believe he died of “injuries sustained in the home, possibly three months ago.”

More Than a Third of US Parents Now Oppose Routine School Vaccinations

About 35% of parents now say childhood vaccines for measles, mumps and rubella should not be mandatory, up from 23% in 2019. Overall, 28% of adults nationwide say parents should be able to say no to vaccinating their children for measles, mumps and rubella.

The opposition is highlighted in a new Kaiser Family Foundation survey and a 2019 Pew Research Center Poll. Kaiser surveyed more than 1,200 Americans online and by phone between Nov. 29 and Dec. 8 as part of its COVID Vaccine Monitor project.

The new shift in opinion can be largely attributed to political position, Kaiser researchers said.

More than 4 in 10 respondents who identified as Republicans and Republican-leaning independents said they oppose public school vaccine requirements, up from 20% in 2019 before COVID vaccine controversies took hold.

About 88% of Democrats said they support public school vaccine requirements, up 2%.

More Americans Default on Car Loans


Auto repossessions are on the rise, and industry analysts worry inflation and a recession could push them even higher, NBC reports.

At the start of the pandemic, when people got stimulus checks and lenders were more forgiving about late payments, repossessions fell. Inflated car prices and gasoline have caused people to fall behind on their car payments in recent months. Among lowest-income Americans, defaults are higher than they were in 2019.

With unemployment forecast to rise in 2023, inflation expected to remain high and the specter of a recession on the horizon, experts fear repossessions could tick higher.

The Truth about Gender-Affirming Care

Shockingly, children’s hospitals are big players in this game.

The Boston Children’s Hospital’s website has posted videos in which its doctors describe a full menu of medical treatments, including hysterectomies for gender-confused teens.

The “gender clinic” at the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital in Maine offers instructions to boys on how to “tuck” their boy parts to make them look more like girl parts.

Yale University’s pediatric gender program director has said she’s medically assisted children as young as 3 years old on their “gender journey.”

Police: Woman Stabbed to Death Inside New York City Homeless Shelter

Suspect Charmaine Crossman, 42 (NYPD)
Suspect Charmaine Crossman, 42 (NYPD)

Officers found Victoria Goode with multiple stab wounds around the body at approximately 9:50 p.m. on the sixth-floor hallway at Project Renewal Shelter, located on the 225 block on East 45 Street.

Police have identified Charmaine Crossman, 42, (pictured) as a suspect. MTA surveillance footage captured the suspect near the scene and in the city’s subway system.

A resident of the homeless shelter told the New York Daily News the two roommates were involved in a verbal altercation because Charmaine had issues with Goode playing loud music before the 47-year-old allegedly stabbed the victim.

Twitter Files Part 7: FBI, DOJ ‘discredited’ information about Hunter Biden’s foreign business dealings

Independent writer Michael Shellenberger released part 7 of the “Twitter Files” on Monday, delving into how the FBI and intelligence community “discredited factual information about Hunter Biden’s foreign business dealings.”

“In Twitter Files #6, we saw the FBI relentlessly seek to exercise influence over Twitter, including over its content, its users, and its data,” Shellenberger wrote, later adding, “We have discovered new info that points to an organized effort by the intel community to influence Twitter & other platforms.”

“In Twitter Files #7, we present evidence pointing to an organized effort by representatives of the intelligence community (IC), aimed at senior executives at news and social media companies, to discredit leaked information about Hunter Biden before and after it was published,” he continued. “The story begins in December 2019 when a Delaware computer store owner named John Paul (J.P.) Mac Isaac contacts the FBI about a laptop that Hunter Biden had left with him On Dec 9, 2019, the FBI issues a subpoena for, and takes, Hunter Biden’s laptop.”

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Star: ‘F**k Family,’ ‘We Need to Reinvent It’

Santiago Felipe/Getty Images
Santiago Felipe/Getty Images

Cracker, the stage name of drag queen performer Maxwell Eiias Heller, is starring in Who’s Holiday!, a new show that turns the Dr. Seuss character Cindy Lou Who into a “hard-drinking, pill-popping, very experienced woman” who hates family Christmas gatherings.

The sentiment in the anti-Christmas stage show — being presented in London, U.K., this December and January — mirrors how the radical drag queen feels.

“To say that Christmas is about traditional values or values of any kind anymore is pretty ridiculous,” Heller told PinkNews. “Christ is nowhere featured in this. In America, if you look at the way people knock down the doors of shopping centers, I think you can tell that we have separated Christmas from Christ.”

Detransitioning becomes growing choice among young people after gender-affirming surgery

Now in her early 20s, Luka Hein, a Minnesota native, has detransitioned to the gender she was assigned at birth. (Courtesy of Luka "Bunny" Hein)
Now in her early 20s, Luka Hein, a Minnesota native, has detransitioned to the gender she was assigned at birth. (Courtesy of Luka “Bunny” Hein)

Luka “Bunny” Hein was in her early teens when confusion about her true gender developed. 

She was only 16 years old when she had a double mastectomy and was prescribed hormone treatments as part of her transition from female to male. 

Four years later, she regretted her transition and reverted to her original gender.

She says she feels that her mental health issues were ignored and that she was pressured by doctors to medically transition.

“I feel like dealing with some of the more underlying issues in depth would have definitely been a better place to start,” Hein said in a recent interview with Fox News. 

“Seeing that I was clearly … a teenager that had mental health issues. I was on psychiatric drugs at the time for depression and anxiety.”

WATCH: James O’Keefe, Veritas Whistleblowers & FBI Insider Kyle Seraphin On Stage At AMFEST 2022

Eric Adams warns of NYC service cuts to prioritize migrants as Title 42 expires: ‘This can’t continue’

Migrants arrive to the Port Authority bus station in New York City on a bus from Texas on Oct. 7, 2022. (Leonardo Munoz/VIEWpress/Getty Images)
Migrants arrive to the Port Authority bus station in New York City on a bus from Texas on Oct. 7, 2022. (Leonardo Munoz/VIEWpress/Getty Images)

“Our shelter system is full, and we are nearly out of money, staff, and space. Truth be told, if corrective measures are not taken soon, we may very well be forced to cut or curtail programs New Yorkers rely on, and the pathway to house thousands more is uncertain,” Adams said in a statement Sunday. “These are not choices we want to make, but they may become necessary, and I refuse to be forced to choose new arrivals over current New Yorkers. I’ll say it again — we need a plan, we need assistance, and we need it now.”

In the past several months, New York City has already received more than 31,000 asylum seekers and currently has open 60 emergency shelters, four humanitarian relief centers and two welcome centers. Thousands of migrant children have been placed in schools. The mayor admitted the city “spent hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars paying to cloth, feed, house, and support this deeply in-need population.”

Adams and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, have been engaged in a public feud over the Lone Star state’s operation of busing migrants from the southern border to New York City and other “sanctuary destinations” despite the mayor of El Paso, a Democrat, also sending buses to Manhattan’s Port Authority. 

Vatican defrocks anti-abortion US priest Frank Pavone for ‘blasphemous’ posts

Frank Pavone, head of the anti-abortion group Priests for Life, was booted from the priesthood by the church Nov. 9 — with no chance for an appeal, US Archbishop Christophe Pierre announced last week. 

“This action was taken after Father Pavone was found guilty in canonical proceedings of blasphemous communications on social media, and of persistent disobedience of the lawful instructions of his diocesan bishop,” the statement said. 

The statement added that Pavone had been given “ample opportunity to defend himself,” but it was determined that he “had no reasonable justification for his actions.”

Pavone, a supporter of former President Donald Trump and a frequent critic of Democratic pols including Hillary Clinton and President Biden, had been investigated by his then-diocese in Amarillo, Texas, for the 2016 fetus stunt.

The outspoken now-ex-priest sports a MAGA hat on his Twitter account and features a photo of Trump in the background.

Trump has become a champion for anti-abortion advocates for his appointments to the US Supreme Court, who helped overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that guaranteed abortion rights in the country.

6 Huge Takeaways From The Sixth Dump Of ‘Twitter Files’


Part 6 of the “Twitter Files” broke late Friday when independent journalist Matt Taibbi published a 40-something-tweet thread titled: “TWITTER, THE FBI SUBSIDIARY.”

Here are six highlights from the latest drop of internal communications bandied back and forth between Twitter executives and government officials.

1. The FBI Was the Hand in Twitter’s Glove

“Twitter’s contact with the FBI was constant and pervasive, as if it were a subsidiary of the FBI,” Taibbi opened his “Twitter Files” thread from Friday. Then over the course of some 45 tweets, Taibbi provided proof from internal communications of the tech giant to support his claim and what Taibbi dubbed both the “master-canine quality of the FBI’s relationship to Twitter” and a “unique one-big-happy-family vibe” between Twitter and the FBI.

Steve Hilton There must be accountability for FBI, Twitter scandal.| ALL NEWS

Steve Hilton weighs in on ‘Twitter Files’ part 6 revealing cooperation between the social media site and the FBI on ‘The Next Revolution.’

New Twitter files show top executive uncomfortable with FBI intervention

The sixth installment showed that “Twitter’s contact with the FBI was constant and pervasive, as if it were a subsidiary,” wrote Matt Taibbi, one of the journalists enlisted by Twitter CEO Elon Musk to detail the findings, in the Friday thread. “Between January 2020 and November 2022, there were over 150 emails between the FBI and former Twitter Trust and Safety chief Yoel Roth.”

But it also has revealed, with the release of the supplementary material, that the FBI was apparently becoming unhappy with some of Twitter’s responses and that they were seeking more in the way of specific written answers to their concerns that Twitter was not monitoring the “propaganda” as efficiently as the FBI wanted.

Video raises concerns of unchecked violence at White Bear Lake High School

A student whipped a classmate with a belt, prompting concerns among parents. (Alpha News)
A student whipped a classmate with a belt, prompting concerns among parents. (Alpha News)

Some parents are concerned that officials in White Bear Lake Area Schools are not taking student violence seriously after a disturbing video of a fight surfaced on social media earlier this month.

The video shows a boy assaulting another student by whipping him with a belt in a school bathroom while onlookers record the incident.

One parent said his child was assaulted in the same manner by the same boy last year. He pulled his son from the district and said he was not surprised at all by the video.


When Texas Serves Divorce Papers

Texas is poised to slam the door on Washington DC corruption.

Turley rips ‘weak’ Jan. 6 Committee: ‘Actors that won’t leave the stage’

Fox News contributors Jonathan Turley and Andy McCarthy join ‘The Story’ host Martha MacCallum to react to the Jan 6 Committee referring Donald Trump for criminal prosecution on ‘America Reports.’

‘I’ll Tell You What We Do Know…’: John Kennedy Goes Off On ‘Secret Algorithm’ Used By Federal Govt

In Senate floor remarks last week, Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) slammed FEMA’s flood insurance policies and the algorithm it uses on weather.

Jill Biden Playing ‘Much Bigger Role Than People Realize,’ Claims Top Strategist

Mark Penn, Chairman and CEO of Stagwell Inc., gives his unvarnished take on the power within the Biden Administration on “Forbes Newsroom.”

Biden’s SECRET money source, EXPOSED

Where is this $1.7 trillion coming from if we have so much debt in our country right now?

Ex-Rep. Joe Kennedy III Named Envoy to Northern Ireland

The Biden administration named former Rep. Joe Kennedy III as a special envoy to Northern Ireland on Monday, turning to a member of a storied Irish American political dynasty to deal with post-Brexit economic tensions.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Kennedy’s appointment as economic affairs envoy to Northern Ireland. Kennedy “will be instrumental to ensuring deeper U.S. support for economic growth in Northern Ireland to benefit everyone,” Blinken tweeted.

Kennedy’s assignment as special envoy, focusing on the economy, is narrower than that of former special envoy for Northern Ireland Mick Mulvaney.

In a statement, Blinken made clear other diplomats besides Kennedy would deal with resolving the underlying EU-United Kingdom disputes. “U.S. diplomats in Europe and Washington will continue to engage with political leaders” on those matters, Blinken wrote.

Trump Slams Jan. 6 Panel as ‘Kangaroo Court,’ Bipartisan Rules Flouted

Former President Donald Trump (Getty Images)
Former President Donald Trump (Getty Images)

Former President Donald Trump’s campaign blasted the House Jan. 6 select committee on Monday for being a “Kangaroo court” that “makes a mockery of democracy.”In a statement released Monday by Trump’s campaign, the former president emphasized that the Select Committee “is not Bipartisan” noting that “only Democrats and never Trumpers participated in the sham investigation.”When creating the Committee in 2021, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi flouted House rules by not allowing the House Republican leadership to select their members.Instead, Pelosi and her Committee itself selected the Republicans, picking Reps. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., both among Trump’s biggest GOP detractors.Cheney was even named select committee vice chair.

Stacey Abrams roasted by ex-staffers, media over cutting pay to campaign team right after loss: ‘Messed up’

Democrat Stacey Abrams, who raised more than $100 million in her second failed attempt to become governor of Georgia, seems to have left more than a few disgruntled staffers in her wake. 

Multiple staffers told Axios that they stopped receiving pay one week after Abrams lost to Gov. Brian Kemp, R., with some staffers telling the outlet that they were struggling to even make rent on time. 

“People have told me they have no idea how they’re going to pay their rent in January,” one former staffer told Axios. “It was more than unfortunate. It was messed up.”

Border Patrol ‘defeated’ as migrants pour into US

National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd on how Border Patrol is feeling ahead of the end of Title 42

Judge Hears Arguments Regarding Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit Filed by Kari Lake

Special Article: The Finchem Dismissal Disaster in Arizona – Where is the Rule of Law?

Photo by Jack Skinner on Unsplash
Photo by Jack Skinner on Unsplash

This should be a slam dunk. Kari’s case also led me to look into the other statewide cases in AZ and, while all were different, all had merits and I was looking forward to seeing the litigation process play out.

What I did not expect to find was corruption on a level that seemed to verify the outrage many people expressed after 2020.

If the corruption of 2020 was as bad as the 2022 Arizona election people should have been outraged. Further,

if the courts did anything similar to what was done with the Finchem dismissal it is not a surprise that people were claiming that there are issues with the courts.

Mark Exposes the Battle for Liberty

Why is it that the country is so thoroughly divided? What can turn nearly half the nation against its own country, against its own founding, its history, against its own progress, and against contributions to humanity?

If your answer is an insidious Marxist ideology that in every respect has found a home in the Democrat Party, which devours the media, our public schools, colleges and universities… then you’d be right.

Watch as Mark makes the case and warns us of the potential dangers to come.

Mark Levin exposes the ‘liars’ in the Hunter Biden saga

Fox News host Mark Levin digs deeper into the investigation into Hunter Biden’s business dealings on ‘Life, Liberty & Levin.’ #FoxNews #LifeLiberty&Levin

Exclusive video shows El Paso border chaos

Townhall senior writer Julio Rosas weighs in on a Texas judge shooting down President Biden’s attempt to terminate the Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’

Biden Says Okay To Child Slave Labor

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Dr. Jordan Peterson wickedly takes aim at wokeness at the latest Democracy Fund event

Dr. Peterson also touched upon Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover, the spectre of Internet censorship, the ‘de-growth’ movement being pursued by various climate change zealots, and how artificial intelligence is going to play an increasingly important role in our lives in the years ahead (‘hang on to your hats,’ he warned.)

‘Robbery of the century’ – Germany recovers millions in stolen jewels from Dresden museum heist after cutting deal with Arab clan member

German authorities said Saturday Dec. 17, 2022, that they have recovered a significant part of the 18th-century treasures stolen from Dresden’s Green Vault museum in a spectacular break-in more than three years ago. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)
German authorities said Saturday Dec. 17, 2022, that they have recovered a significant part of the 18th-century treasures stolen from Dresden’s Green Vault museum in a spectacular break-in more than three years ago. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)

Germany has recovered millions in stolen royal jewelry after the items taken in the 2019 Green Vault robbery of Dresden Castle. According to media reports, one of the members of the Arab Remmo clan told investigators where some of these jewelry pieces were located, likely in exchange for a more lenient sentence.

Six members of the Remmo clan, Rabieh (29), Bashir (27), Wissam (26), Abdul Majed (23), Mohamed (23), and Ahmed Remmo (24), are currently on trial for the crime, with the gang responsible for a number of high-profile museum heists in recent years, including the 100-kilogram “Big Maple Leaf” gold coin robbery from the Berliner Bode-Museum.

However, the 2019 Green Vault robbery saw the clan’s notorious thieves make off with jewelry worth €120 million in what has been dubbed “the Robbery of the Century.” The thieves cut through a window of the museum, smashed the display cases and stole jewelry that had a total of 4,300 diamonds.

German politicians move to ban conservative AfD party following ‘Reich citizens’ raid

German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser has long threatened to crack down on the right. She is now taking a victory lap after 3,000 officers arrested 25 Reichsbürger suspects. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser has long threatened to crack down on the right. She is now taking a victory lap after 3,000 officers arrested 25 Reichsbürger suspects. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

The raid on the Reichsbürger movement involving 3,000 officers is now moving into the political realm, with Germany’s left-wing political class using the arrests as a pretext to ban the opposition Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, paradoxically arguing it is a threat to democracy.

Thuringia’s Interior Minister Georg Maier (SPD) is leading the charge, saying the raid against the so-called “Reich citizens” group is now the basis for an AfD ban.

The party, which advocates strong immigration restriction, has grown increasingly popular over the last year as 1.2 million migrants arrived in Germany.

Polls show that the majority of Germans have “big worries” that too many migrants are arriving in the country.

At the same time, the AfD is the only major party advocating for an end to sanctions on Russia, arguing the sanctions are harming Germans more than they are harming Russia.

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy Asks Western Leaders for Wide Range of Weapons Systems

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday asked Western leaders meeting in Latvia, including British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, to supply a wide range of weapons systems.

“I ask you to increase the possibility of supplying air defense systems to our country, and to help speed up the relevant decisions to be taken by our partners,” Zelenskyy asked Sunak during his speech on a video link, addressing a meeting in Riga of leaders of countries in the Joint Expeditionary Force.

The British-led grouping, configured to respond rapidly to crises in the Northern Europe, is made up of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.

Israel-U.S. ties to face scrutiny; CIA warns of deepening Russia-Iran relations TV7Israel News 19.12

1) Israel maintains pressure on terror elements throughout the West Bank districts of Judea and Samaria – as Operation Waves Breaker continues to bear fruit.

2) Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu proclaims his intention to strengthen Israel’s relations with the United States – as the Biden Administration indicates that it would engage with Jerusalem based on its policies.

3) CIA Director Bill Burns voices concern over Russia’s deepening relations with Iran – warning of consequences for the Middle East.

Iran’s social media crackdown amid protests

As protests continue in Iran, a CNN investigation alleges that the Iranian government is accessing the social media accounts of activists to use as evidence against them.

Among these activists is a teenager whose death turned her into a protest symbol.

A Meta whistleblower has exclusively told CNN that Meta investigated her account but never published its findings.

Gunman opens fire on Toronto condo board, killing five in second such shooting in a week

York Regional Police tactical officers stand in the lobby of a condominium building that was the site of a shooting in Vaughan, Ontario. (Arlyn McAdorey/The Canadian Press via AP)
York Regional Police tactical officers stand in the lobby of a condominium building that was the site of a shooting in Vaughan, Ontario. (Arlyn McAdorey/The Canadian Press via AP)

A Toronto-area condo board meeting turned tragic Sunday when a gunman stormed in and killed five people before being fatally shot by police.

The shooting comes just a week after a similar scene unfolded in Rome, Italy, where three women were killed and others were injured after a man opened fire on their condo board meeting.

That shooting took place at a bar in the neighborhood of Fidene, where a man entered the meeting, shouting, “I’ll kill you all” before opening fire on the people in the bar.

“He came into the room, closed the door and shouted ‘I’ll kill you all’ and then started to shoot,” a witness told Italian news agency Ansa.

Great Reset: State Planning to Slash Automobile and Cattle Numbers For Green Agenda

Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Ireland’s progressive government under newly-reelected Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is planning to greatly reduce the number of cars and cattle in the country, reports on Monday have suggested.

The planned reductions are all to be in service of the Irish state’s great reset agenda, largely an extension of EU green deal schemes that have seen farms across Europe threatened with closure as they cease to be financially viable under new restrictions.

According to a report on the draft proposals penned by the Irish Times, the government is planning to force through a new Climate Action Plan scheme that will mandate that the total number of cattle in Ireland are reduced by 10 per by 2030.

An honest update on the weekends news: Greta. Macron. Piers. Hamza.


Catholic Priest DEFROCKED | Ep. 240

Father Frank Pavone, the head of Priests for Life, was defrocked by the Vatican—dismissed from the Priesthood.

Liz breaks down why, even if you’re not Catholic, this is a huge deal. Was it political targeting? And was it deserved?

Plus, the latest batch of Twitter Files is coming in hot with an understated bombshell. This is The Liz Wheeler Show.

The Silence Is Deafening on the Biggest Story in the World – Neil Oliver