In The News Feed Daily Post(Midday Report):1/18/2023.

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Horrific new details emerge in criminal case of LGBT activist couple accused of raping and trafficking adopted boys: Report

Horrific new details have emerged in the case of the LGBT activist couple arrested in Georgia this past summer on suspicion of using their two adopted children to make child porn.

Extra to the new charges against these suspected child rapists who frequently hashtagged their social media posts #gayfamily,” there are now indications they may have trafficked the young boys to fellow pedophiles.

TheBlaze previously reported that William Dale Zulock, 32, who worked as a supervisor at the county’s Georgia Department of Driver Services, and Zachary Jacoby Zulock, 35, had been booked at the Walton County Jail and charged with aggravated child molestation, sexual exploitation of children, and enticing a child for indecent purposes.

The Walton County school district helped the Walton County Sheriff’s Office identify the victims, who had been enrolled in the third and fourth grade in July.

According to a 17-count indictment obtained by Townhall, the LGBT activists “allegedly performed oral sex on both boys, forced the children to perform oral sex on them, and anally raped their sons.”

Additionally, the older of the two victims — who just turned 11 in December — was grievously injured during one of the brutal rapes.

Video: Veteran takes down knife-wielding man in Walmart

Walmart Home Office sign. (Walmart Corporate/Released)

A veteran recently subdued an aggravated knife-wielding man by swinging a pole at him at a South Carolina Walmart, taking control of the situation before sheriff’s deputies could arrive at the scene.

Video captured by a shopper shows the moment that self-described veteran Demario Davis sent the man, who was swinging his knife in the self-checkout area, tumbling to the ground. 

The veteran said he was at the checkout area when his son noticed the man walk into the store with the knife. The man went “to the service desk waving the knife at a few female employees,” who took off running, he said.

“I then asked a female employee, ‘Where is security?’ and she stated she was security,” Davis said, adding that he heard the man yell, “When the cops get here, I’m going to start cutting you all up.”

Pro-Life Democrats BURN DNC Abortion Platform OUTSIDE THEIR HEADQUARTERS

Leftist pro-life group Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising made a statement Wednesday by burning the DNC’s abortion charter right in front of the Democrat’s Washington, DC, headquarters.

 How School Officials Secretly Transitioned My Child—January Littlejohn on Gender Ideology

“It wasn’t just changing names and pronouns. [School officials] asked her which restroom she preferred to use. They asked her which sex she preferred to room with on overnight field trips. And then they did something particularly egregious.

They said, ‘how should we refer to you when we speak to your parents? Should we use your birth name and pronouns?’ To effectively deceive us that the meeting had ever taken place.”

January Littlejohn is suing her daughter’s Florida school district after school officials met with her 13-year-old daughter—without her consent—to discuss a so-called “gender support” plan.

Suspect Arrested in Connection With Attempted Kidnapping of Barista

In the footage taken Monday, the man is seen grabbing the barista by the hand and attempting to place a ziptie loop on it to drag her out of the hut.Auburn WA Police Dept
In the footage taken Monday, the man is seen grabbing the barista by the hand and attempting to place a ziptie loop on it to drag her out of the hut.Auburn WA Police Dept

The incident took place at around 5 a.m. at a coffee stand located in the 2200 block of Auburn Way in Auburn, the New York Post reported.

In video surveillance footage, a man driving an SUV is seen grabbing the female barista’s arm as she hands him change and forcefully yanks her toward him. 

According to police, the suspect then “attempted to drag the victim through the window using a looped zip tie device.”

On Tuesday, police announced in a tweet that the suspect had been arrested after “overwhelming support from the community.”

Kolby Crossley, with the Auburn Police Department, described the abduction attempt to Fox 13 as “very concerning,” and “very alarming.”

Brian Walshe beat wife Ana Walshe to death, searched ‘can you be charged with murder without’ body: Prosecutor

Brian Walshe, center, listens during his arraignment Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Quincy District Court, in Quincy, Mass., on a charge of murdering his wife Ana Walshe. (Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)
Brian Walshe, center, listens during his arraignment Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Quincy District Court, in Quincy, Mass., on a charge of murdering his wife Ana Walshe. (Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)

The new details were revealed during Brian Walshe’s arraignment on Wednesday morning on charges that he murdered his wife, who disappeared on Jan. 1.

Investigators haven’t been able to find Ana’s body, which prosecutors seemed to believe was incinerated before they could locate her. 

Police tracked Brian’s cellphone to follow his whereabouts on Jan. 3, which included an apartment complex in Abington, which is about a 30-minute drive from his home, where he allegedly tossed what appeared to be a heavy garbage bag, according to prosecutors.

The bags and their contents had already been “picked up and taken to a location for shredding and incinerated. By the time police located them, they were already destroyed,” prosecutor Lynn Beland said.

Pentagon can’t account for $220 billion in gov’t property, fails fifth audit

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

A Tuesday report by the Government Accountability Office revealed that the Department of Defense failed its fifth audit in a row after it could not account for at least $220 billion in government-furnished property, the Daily Caller News Foundation reported.

The DOD has been mandated by federal law to complete audits since 1994; however, the mandate was ignored for decades due to the agency’s massive size, according to Since launching its first independent audit in 2017, the Pentagon has never passed.

The Pentagon failed its fifth audit in November after the agency could not prove expenditures for 61% of its $3.5 trillion in assets.

To perform this year’s overall audit of the DOD, which was expected to cost $218 million, the agency aggregated 27 separate audits conducted by approximately 1,600 auditors.

According to, the auditors performed 220 in-person site visits and 750 virtual site visits.

Is America running out of money? | National Report

On Wednesday’s “National Report,” accounting professor Dan Geltrude discusses what is really going on with the U.S. being at its credit limit, and what to expect if we run out of money by June.

Blue Screen of Unemployment: Microsoft to Lay Off 10,000 Employees

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File
AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File

CNBC reports that Microsoft has announced the layoff of 10,000 employees through March 31 as the company prepares for slower revenue growth.

The software giant further stated that it will be taking a $1.2 billion charge tied to a lease consolidation and other activities.

Multiple tech firms have lowered headcount in recent weeks, including Google, Amazon, and Salesforce.

Microsoft’s mass layoffs come after the demand for cloud computing and collaboration services increased during the coronavirus pandemic.

Now with more industries returning to in-person work, demand has declined.

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Holiday Sales Disappoint as Retail Sales Drop Sharply in December

Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images
Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images

Retail sales fell 1.1 percent in December, the Commerce Department said. Economists were expecting a decline of 0.8 percent.

Sales in November were also lower than initially reported. On Wednesday, the Commerce Department said these fell one percent, much more than the 0.6 percent reported earlier.

Sales data are not adjusted for inflation, although they are seasonally adjusted.

The Department of Labor’s consumer price index indicated that prices fell 0.1 percent in December, so the decline in sales likely indicates a real decline in the volume of items sold.

Sales at gas stations were down a sharp 4.6 percent as gasoline prices fell 9.4 percent. Sales at auto dealers were down 1.1 percent in the month, while prices of new cars fell 0.1 percent and used car prices dropped 2.5 percent.

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Gallup: Costs Deter More Americans than Ever from Seeking Health Care

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Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

Overall, 38% of those surveyed reported that they or a family member had put off seeking medical care because of the high bills they would incur.

That’s the highest such response in the 22 years Gallup has been tracking the trend.The 12-point increase from 2021 marked the steepest year-over-year increase so far, Gallup said in a news release.

Those putting off treatment for “very” or “somewhat” serious conditions jumped sharply to 27%. That compared with 11% who had forgone treatment for conditions of less concern, with the gap between the two groups at its widest since 2019.

Gallup’s findings came as a recent study showed that Americans are finding it harder and harder to afford medical care — even if they have health insurance through their employer.

Researchers from New York University found that over the past two decades, the number of Americans with job-based health insurance who skimp on medical care has been on the rise.

The study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association was inconclusive on the reasons behind the trend but pointed to rising healthcare costs and moves by insurers to push a larger portion of the payment for treatment onto consumers.

California Sues Pharma Giants Over Insulin Price Gouging

The lawsuit accuses the companies of illegally leveraging their market dominance to push up prices, making insulin far more expensive in the U.S. than in Canada or other wealthy nations.

The California Justice Department points to a 2021 RAND Corporation study showing that the average price of all types of insulin in the U.S. is more than ten times higher than in Japan, Canada, Germany, France and other countries.

“The average list price for a vial of insulin in Canada was $12,” the study noted. “Step across the border into America, and it’s $98.70.”

Insulin prices in the U.S. have long been viewed as a scandal — one of the many negative consequences of allowing pharmaceutical companies to price gouge at willCalifornia has announced plans to manufacture its own low-cost insulin as an alternative to the private market.


John Kerry EXPOSES World Economic Forum elites’ TRUE feelings

Ah, another moment when world elites reveal EXACTLY how they truly feel about us peasants surviving below them.

This moment came from John Kerry, who praised a ‘select’ group of elites at the World Economic Forum for gathering in Davos to discuss how they can ‘save the planet.’

Pat and Stu, filling in for Glenn, discuss the moment, plus the awkward photo-op Greta Thunberg had with police during her recent ‘arrest’ at an eco-protest in Germany…

Ingraham: Global elites are pushing for a new world order

Fox News host Laura Ingraham dives into what’s happening at the World Economic Forum and what the Great Reset means on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’

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‘Mercenary’ Air Force For Ukraine: Ex-US Air Force Official Suggests ‘Leasing Out’ Fighter Jets To Kyiv To Battle Russia

File Image: F-16 Vipers
File Image: F-16 Vipers

Since the Ukrainian conflict started, Kyiv has repeatedly asked the US to supply fighter jets, mainly F-16s, to take on Russia’s more powerful and technologically advanced air force. 

So far, it has only received spare aircraft and components to maintain the operations of its under-equipped air force. While the US has not entirely ruled out the possibility of providing Western-manufactured jets to Ukraine, it does suggest that such a move will be made over the long term. 

Jeffrey Fischer, a former US Air Force colonel, argued in a Kyiv Post piece that Kyiv does not need to request aircraft directly from the US Air Force. 

Instead, Fischer suggested Kyiv take advantage of a 2019 Defense Department initiative to outsource its aggressor air training units to a few private corporations that not only conduct pilot training but also possess the aircraft that will likely be deployed in battle.

Fischer proposed using the program to lease US-owned aircraft to Ukraine’s defense forces. This will also eliminate the process associated with training those forces on technically sophisticated equipment.

Russia Deploys ‘Night Hunter’ Mi-28MN Attack Helicopters With New Izdeliye 305 LMUR Missiles To Strike Ukraine

A Mi-28NM with an LMUR missile was displayed at the ARMY exhibition in August 2021. Russian Ministry of Defens
A Mi-28NM with an LMUR missile was displayed at the ARMY exhibition in August 2021. Russian Ministry of Defens

The first image of the advanced Mi-28NM attack helicopter used in the Ukraine War was shared by the Fighter Bomber Telegram account on October 15, 2022. The helicopter number, which looks like 41, had been poorly painted over in the photo. 

Later, several additional images and videos appeared showing Mi-28NMs in Ukraine. On January 14, 2023, the Fighter-bomber channel published a video from the cockpit of the Mi-28NM using the LMUR missile during a mission. 

Both daytime and nighttime operations are shown in the video. A Mi-8 Hip transport helicopter, which is likely assigned to evacuate the crew if one of the Mi-28NM helicopters gets shot down, is shown in the video assisting a duo of Mi-28NM helicopters. 

The helicopter is equipped with two LMUR missiles on a double APU-L rail on the outer pylon beneath the right wing, and the other pylon appears empty. However, the video does not detect what is dangling beneath the left wing. 

In a separate video, a Mi-28NM can be seen hauling one LMUR missile under its right wing. A B8V-20 rocket launcher and an extra fuel tank were also mounted in the helicopter.

Top European bureaucrat makes chilling prediction about free speech laws coming to US: ‘Illegal hate speech’

Image source: Twitter @FreeBeacon screenshot
Image source: Twitter @FreeBeacon screenshot

Speaking with on a panel moderated by former CNN host Brian Stelter at the World Economic Forum, Věra Jourová, a vice president of the European Commission, boasted that laws against “illegal hate speech” will soon be codified in America.

“We need the people who understand the language and the case law in the country because what qualifies as hate speech — illegal hate speech, which you will have soon also in the U.S,” she said.

“I think that we have a strong reason why we have this in the criminal law,” she added.

Jourová was speaking on a forum about “The Clear and Present Danger of Disinformation.” Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) and Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, chairman of the New York Times Company, were also on the panel. Specifically, Jourová was speaking about, in her estimation, the importance of social media platforms working with governments to enforce speech codes against “hate speech.”

NSW to implement coal reservation policy

New South Wales is set to introduce a domestic coal reservation policy to mitigate energy shortfalls across the state.

Iran pledges support for war on Israel; Russia-Arab World economic ties deepen TV7 Israel News 18.01

1) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledges to step-up Jerusalem’s war on terror.

2) Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian pledges support for all states and entities which battle Israel – as he concludes an official tour of the Levant, including: Lebanon, Syria and Turkey.

3) Russia highlights that its economic relations with the Arab World are on an upward trajectory.

Woman allegedly stabbed boyfriend to death and then showed his body in video-call to friend: report

Shaye Groves is accused of killing Frankie Fitzgerald in a "crime of passion." (Facebook/Frankie Fitzgerald | Facebook/Shaye Groves)
Shaye Groves is accused of killing Frankie Fitzgerald in a “crime of passion.” (Facebook/Frankie Fitzgerald | Facebook/Shaye Groves)

MANCHESTER, England – A serial killer-obsessed woman brutally murdered her boyfriend and “giggled” as she showed his dead body while video-calling a friend, a court in the United Kingdom heard.

Shaye Groves, 27, is accused of killing Frankie Fitzgerald, 25, as he slept in a “crime of passion” at her home before bragging: “I’ve done him.”

The mother-of-one, a true-crime fan who had pictures of serial killers such as Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer on her bedroom wall, allegedly knifed Fitzgerald in the neck and chest 22 times after flying into a jealous rage when she checked his phone and found he had been messaging a 13-year-old girl.

Jurors at her trial at Winchester Crown Court heard how she was “obsessed” with Fitzgerald’s “performance in the bedroom,” according to the Daily Mail, with their sex life involving bondage, dominance, submission and masochism.

Groves is said to have telephoned her friend Vikki Baitup afterward and told her: “I just lost it. I just lost it. I picked up my dagger and stabbed him in the neck.”

Baitup then alerted police, telling a call handler that Groves had video-called her and shown her Fitzgerald’s body.

Global economy heading into ‘eye of Category 5 hurricane,’ UN secretary-general warns

 United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he's worried about the "perfect storm" hitting global economies on "Mornings with Maria."  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File / AP Newsroom)
 United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he’s worried about the “perfect storm” hitting global economies on “Mornings with Maria.”  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File / AP Newsroom)

“We are looking into the eye of a Category 5 hurricane. Our world is plagued by a perfect storm on a number of fronts,” Guterres said at the World Economic Forum Wednesday. “Start with the short term, the global economic crisis. The outlook, as we all know, is bleak. Many parts of the world face recession and the entire world faces a slowdown. And we see deepening inequalities and the rapidly unfolding cost of living crisis affecting women and girls the most. Supply chain disruptions and an energy crunch, soaring prices.”

Guterres further elaborated his fears over the “perfect storm” hitting the world on “Mornings with Maria” Wednesday. 

“I’m worried with the fact that we have a combination of things that are all interlocked and that have negative synergies,” he said. 

15 Including Ukrainian Interior Minister and Several Children Killed by Helicopter Crashing by Kindergarten

Government handout image from Ukrinform shows buildings burning after a helicopter crash near Kviy on Wednesday.
Government handout image from Ukrinform shows buildings burning after a helicopter crash near Kviy on Wednesday.

The government helicopter was reportedly carrying the Ukrainian interior minister Denys Monastyrsky to the frontline when it crashed, the wreckage appearing to have come down in a Kindergarten play area before starting a large fire.

Interior Minister Monastyrsky, his ministerial deputy Yevhen Yenin, State Secretary for the Ministry of Internal Affairs Yurii Lubkovych, and at least three children are among the 15 reported dead.

While the number of injured reported has varied wildly according to different sources, the Ukrainian government’s own press portal reports 29 injured including 15 children.

There is no indication yet whether the crash was due to mechanical failure, pilot error, or enemy action. The BBC reports the remarks of a Ukrainian Air Force spokesman who says the investigation will likely take days.

Israel braces for release of convicted terrorist

Top ISIS security chief masquerading as an asylum seeker arrested in the Netherlands

The 37-year-old man was arrested in the village of Arkel, approximately 40 kilometers east of Rotterdam, where he had resided since entering the Netherlands and claiming asylum back in 2019.

The suspect is believed to have been in a senior position in the security services of both the Islamic State and, prior to this, Jabhat al-Nusra, another proscribed Salafist jihadist terror group, according to the Dutch Public Prosecution Service (OM).

“It is suspected that from his position at IS, he also contributed to war crimes that the organization committed in Syria,” the Dutch public prosecutor said in a statement.

“Before that, he supposedly held the same position for two years at another terrorist organization: Jabhat al-Nusra. He is said to have held both positions in and around the Yarmouk refugee camp in the south of the Syrian capital Damascus,” OM added.


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Rep. Miller to Newsmax: House to Probe Mayorkas for Crime

“I would love to see this individual impeached for all the recklessness that he’s brought to our country under the feckless leadership of Joe Biden, but we need to make sure that this individual committed a crime, and that’s what we’re going to find out,” Miller said on “Wake Up America.”

“You’re not a humanitarian servant or a great person. You’re the exact opposite. You’re almost the crypt keeper because all of these individuals, when they make this trek to our southern border and cross, it could be a 500-mile trek …

Miller said Mayorkas is “going to be looked into, as he should be, and I’m very confident with Jim Jordan as the chairman of Judiciary and James Comer as the chairman of Oversight that we’re going to get real answers to the American people, and that’s what we need, real answers to find out what is really going on at our southern border.”

Gaetz introduces ‘Abolish the ATF Act’ after ruling against stabilizing braces

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) walks to a closed-door GOP caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol January 10, 2023, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) walks to a closed-door GOP caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol January 10, 2023, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

The ATF issued its final rule Friday that will treat guns with stabilizing accessories like short-barreled rifles, which require a federal license to own under the National Firearms Act. 

Attorney General Merrick Garland said the ruling enhances public safety, but Gaetz said it unfairly punishes disabled gun owners and veterans who rely on stabilizing braces to be able to fire with one hand.

Gaetz introduced H.R.374, the “Abolish the ATF Act,” Tuesday morning in response to the ruling, telling Fox News Digital it was the “final straw.”

“The continued existence of the ATF is increasingly unwarranted based on the actions they’re taking to convert otherwise law-abiding people into felons,” he said. “My bill would abolish the ATF. If that doesn’t work, we’re going to try defunding the ATF. If that doesn’t work, we’re going to target the individual bureaucrats at the top of the ATF who have exceeded their authority in rulemaking. And if that doesn’t work, we’re going to take a meat cleaver to the statutes that the ATF believes broadly authorize their actions.”

Charlie Hurt: Joe Biden stole these documents from the Obama Administration

Fox News contributors Charlie Hurt and Ari Fleischer discuss President Biden ignoring questions about the classified documents found at the Biden Penn Center and his Delaware home on ‘The Ingraham Angle.

Virginia Democrats force state to adopt California’s crackdown on gas cars

Lawmakers on the Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee ultimately killed multiple GOP-introduced measures, which had been consolidated into one, in a party-line vote of 8-7.

Virginia Republicans including Gov. Glenn Youngkin have loudly opposed the 2021 legislation, arguing it threatens grid reliability and mandates the state to pursue unrealistic measures.

“As the governor stated, Democrats in Virginia outsourced the decision-making on energy policy to unelected bureaucrats in California,” Macaulay Porter, a spokesperson for Youngkin, said in a statement.

In March 2021, former Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam signed the legislation — the so-called Clean Cars bill — in an effort to bolster Virginia’s clean energy transition and boost the number of electric vehicles sold throughout the state.

The bill, which was praised by environmental groups, also mandates that Virginia automatically adopts tailpipe emissions standards implemented in California.

Report: George Santos Allegedly Took $3k from GoFundMe for Disabled Veteran’s Dying Service Dog

Alejandra Villa Loarca/Newsday RM via Getty Images
Alejandra Villa Loarca/Newsday RM via Getty Images

The claimed incident occurred in 2016, according to a new report from Patch, when Santos ran his charity Friends of Pets United (FOPU).

Disabled veteran Richard Osthoff, who was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy in 2002, said that he met Santos, who then went by the name Anthony Devolder, when a veterinarian recommended his charity to help his service dog receive medical treatment after being diagnosed with a life-threatening stomach tumor.

When Osthoff connected with Santos, he reportedly set up a GoFundMe page that raised the necessary $3,000 for the dog’s needed surgery.

According to Osthoff, he never saw the money and Santos repeatedly strung him along. Per the report:

Kari Lake: “Everyone Knows That Katie Hobbs Didn’t Win and That She’s a Fraud Sitting in the Governor’s Office”

Even in the face of massive evidence in both 2020 nationwide and now in Arizona for the last election, the judiciary has failed to let the evidence determine the outcomes of cases.

“It is so massive that they had to cheat in such a big, crazy way that it was just plain obvious,” she said. “Everyone knows they cheated. Everyone knows that Katie Hobbs didn’t win and that she’s a fraud sitting in the governor’s office. And that the cartels have basically taken over our state government. And so now we’re in the unfortunate position of having to win again and this time in a court of law.”

Her case keeps getting better as more evidence emerges.

Yet most in conservative media seem to have moved on, as noted by Victoria Marshall at The Federalist: