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Video shows arrest of bodybuilder who shot his parents on Christmas

New dashcam footage shows police arrest Long Island bodybuilder Dino Tomassetti Jr. on a New Jersey highway after he shot his parents on Christmas morning in a custody dispute over his infant son.  

Exclusive footage obtained by com shows New Jersey State Troopers and local police chase Tomassetti Jr’s car briefly before officers access Tomassetti’s GPS system. Once inside the system they were able to slow the vehicle to a crawl and then disable the SUV completely.  

On Monday, the weightlifter sobbed in court as he was indicted on attempted murder and other charges for shooting his mother, Vencenza Tomassetti, 64, in the head and his father, Rocco Tomassetti, 65, in the back and wrist on Christmas Day. 

Fort Detrick | Full Measure

Disturbing findings from Johns Hopkins University this past week, confirming what many had feared: the massive Covid lockdowns that destroyed the U.S. economy and so many lives had no positive impact on public health.

It’s just the latest example of the chaos and confusion surrounding the pandemic and strategies to fight it.

Since the beginning, we’ve consulted with a top virologist working for the U.S. military who has a standout record for accuracy to date. So today, we’re back at the army’s Ft. Detrick to find out more from Dr. John Dye.

CBP Agent Shuttling Illegals Tells Veritas Reporter “There’s no one patrolling the boarder.”

New Recordings show CBP agent shuttling Illegal Immigrants into the country and telling a Project Veritas reporter that “There’s no one patrolling the border.”

Hate Hoax: Black Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Student Criminally Charged over Racist Note

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Two white students who were falsely accused of placing notes on her dorm room door reading “BLACK PEOPLE DON’T BELONG” and “DIE BITCH” have been cleared following an investigation into the incident.

According to the charging documents, Clark-Mabins reported to the police on January 23 that “she was the victim of a Hate Crime, in that she reported that two notes were posted on her dormitory room door — saying “BLACK PEOPLE DON’T BELONG” and “DIE BITCH.”

The investigation included not just the campus police, but the “Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Secret Service,” according to an email obtained by the College Fix. The Secret Service’s involvement in the investigation has not been explained.

Hoax hate crimes are increasingly frequent occurrences on college campuses.

Report: Hollywood Liberal Elites Donating to Recall of Soros-Backed Los Angeles D.A. George Gascon

AP Photo/Josh Edelson/Screenshot/Edit: BNN
AP Photo/Josh Edelson/Screenshot/Edit: BNN

The groundswell comes as L.A. County has become mired in violent crime, with high-profile murders taking place in once-safe neighborhoods on the westside. Jacqueline Avant, the wife of famed music executive Clarence Avant and mother-in-law of Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, was killed in a home invasion robbery late last year in an exclusive Beverly Hills neighborhood.

Homicides in the city of L.A. surged to their highest level in 15 years in 2021, the first year of Gascón’s tenure as county DA.

The recall effort is seeking to collect the nearly 580,000 signatures needed to trigger a recall election. If successful, a recall election would likely appear on the November 2022 ballot. It is at least the second recall effort against Gascón; a first one fell short.

The current campaign has received a boost following a case involving the 2014 sexual assault of a ten-year-old girl by a transgender individual. The defendant, who pleaded guilty, will likely only serve a short sentence due to Gascón’s maneuvering.

Alleged Shoplifters Caught On Camera Robbing A Glasses Store

A group of alleged shoplifters was caught on camera robbing a glasses store in Arlington, Virginia.

NYC antisemitic crimes up nearly 300% in January, latest involves Jewish man ambushed from behind


There were 15 hate crimes committed against Jewish people in January – a 275% increase compared to the four hate crimes recorded in January 2021, according to NYPD statistics provided to Fox News Digital.

“The Jewish community is on extreme edge and this violence has got to stop,” Scott Richman, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) of New York and New Jersey, said Sunday in a written statement after the assault. “It is becoming normalized, and we simply cannot accept that as the state of affairs.”

Police released video showing the suspect brutally punching the victim from behind and knocking the man’s Shtreimel, a fur hat worn by some male members of the Hasidic community, off his head.

NYC parents pull kids from school over escalating violence among students: ‘Very disturbing’

“Children are being pepper-sprayed, children are literally being beaten over the head and being videotaped at the same time and the Department of Education (DOE) does not have an answer for this,” NYC parent Michael Duncan told co-host Todd Piro. 

Duncan, who is also the founder of the Students Improvement Association, slammed one of the main middle schools in question, 75 Morton, as well the larger city school system for promoting and implementing “restorative justice.” 

The program focuses on mediation rather than punishment and urges offenders to accept responsibility and make restitution with victims of their own accord. 

Schools Across America Observe BLM’s ‘Week of Action,’ Sparking Outrage Among Parents

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Numerous schools from Washington state to Massachusetts partook in the Week of Action from January 31 – February 4, where schools taught Black Lives Matter’s “13 Guiding Principles,” according to Fox News.

The principles include “Globalism,” “Queer Affirming,” “Trans Affirming,” and “Black Villages,” BLM’s website shows.

A California father said that families received a message stating the school board approved the observance of  BLM’s “Week of Action” and encouraged educators and schools to add the 13 guiding principles into the curriculum, according to Fox News.

The father expressed his concerns in an email to members of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, which Fox News obtained. 

Connecticut teacher arrested for pulling 12-year-old’s hair: ‘No justification’

Jennifer Wells-Jackson, 49, has been charged with risk of injury to a minor and second-degree breach of peace following the alleged incident at King/Robinson Interdistrict Magnet School in New Haven on Feb. 1, according to WTNH

Video purportedly showing the incident depicts a woman grabbing a student’s hair as classmates are heard shouting. The woman then releases her grip and the child backs away. 

New Haven police told FOX61 that the student involved was 12 years old and declined medical attention. 

Wells-Jackson was released on $20,000 bond following her arrest. 

Oakdale, CA Students Protest Gavin Newsom’s Mask Mandate, Some Sequestered in Gym

“Oakdale CA students throughout the district are refusing to wear masks. High schoolers have been sent to the gym and filled it with more unmasked students on their way,” read one tweet from an account that shared the video.

Another post claimed the maskless students were “barricaded” inside the gym, and that staff turned down the heat in an attempt to “freeze them out.”

“Police were called for a wellness check and police turned on the heat,” the tweet claimed. Police, however, said the temperatures inside the gym were not low, and that a school officer had responded to the situation, deeming it not a police matter, according to a report by Daily Mail.

A follow-up tweet said that “staff attempted to barricade the maskless high schoolers in the gym by putting tables in front of the exits. A staff member also was caught turning down the thermostat to ‘freeze them out.’”

Universities nationwide host ‘Sex Week’ ahead of Valentine’s Day

Ohio State University, University of Texas at El Paso, Tulane University in New Orleans, Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, and the University of California, Riverside, are among the institutions hosting “Sex Week” events in February.

Hood College, for example, is hosting “Condom Bingo” with the Queer Student Union, stating in the event description that participants will play bingo “with a Sex Week-themed twist!”

“Lunch and Learn Reproductive Journeys of Trans and Non-binary People,” is another event taking place during the Hood College “Sex Week.”

At Ohio State University, a student organization called Student Advocates for Sexual Health Awareness is hosting a “Sex Week” that is sponsored by several university departments.

“Treat Yourself: Masturbation and Self-Exploration,” is one event at the student-led “Sex Week.”

Pro-mask Democrats keep getting caught maskless

The tension has been especially pronounced in schools where children, who are generally at a low risk for the coronavirus, have been subjected to what many argue are harmful mandates.

That tension erupted once again on Friday when Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams was seen sitting in a room full of schoolchildren wearing masks.

The backlash was swift, with many accusing the Democratic gubernatorial candidate of an especially cruel hypocrisy involving the nation’s children. 

“In so many ways, this picture embodies the elitism, arrogance, cruelty, science denial, and glib authoritarianism of Joe Biden’s Democrat Party,” tweeted America First Legal founder Stephen Miller.


Judges Trading | Full Measure

Corruption and conflicts of interest among federal judges was the subject of a big investigation by the Wall Street Journal. It found 130 federal judges broke the law by hearing hundreds of cases when they had financial conflicts of interest.

As a result of that series, Congress has proposed a law requiring judges to promptly report their finances, stock trades, and post the disclosures online, but it’s being held up in the Senate.

Today, we hear more from James Grimaldi, a Pulitzer Prize winning senior writer at The Wall Street Journal.

Some Blue States to End Mask Mandates, Joining Biden’s Pivot Before Midterms

With 2022 midterms elections on the horizon, Democrat-controlled states have perhaps realized their coronavirus policies are untenable. Pennsylvania announced it will allow children to remove masks, while New York and Connecticut are weighing whether to extend or allow mask mandates to expire. Delaware will remove school mask mandates March 31.

“The overwhelming sentiment on both sides of the aisle,” Murphy said Wednesday, “is we want to get to a place where we can live with this thing in as normal a fashion as possible” before the midterm election.

With Gov. Ron DeSantis and Gov. Greg Abbott (R) leading the way, many red states banned mask mandates in the summer, which Democrats strongly fought in the courts. Currently, eight states have banned mask mandates, and 16 are still mandating masks, according to the National Academy for State Health Policy.

Rep. Jamie Raskin slapped with ethics complaint over failure to report wife’s huge stock payout

Sarah Bloom Raskin, nominated to be vice chairman for supervision and a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, is sworn in before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb (Bill Clark/Pool via REUTERS / Reuters Photos)
Sarah Bloom Raskin, nominated to be vice chairman for supervision and a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, is sworn in before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb (Bill Clark/Pool via REUTERS / Reuters Photos)

President Biden’s nominee to be the Federal Reserve‘s top banking regulator – received for her work at a Colorado-based financial technology company. 

“Sarah and Jamie Raskin are career politicians who have used the system to enrich themselves, and it is time that someone holds them accountable,” Tom Jones, the founder of the American Accountability Foundation, said in a statement to FOX Business. “If House rules are going to mean anything, the House Ethics Committee needs to open an investigation and sanction Jamie Raskin for hiding this shady stock deal from the public.”

Lawmakers’ spouses are allowed to trade in companies or industries that their partners may help regulate. But Jamie Raskin’s failure to promptly disclose the shares that his wife sold marks a violation of the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act. 

Rep. Lauren Boebert(Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)
Rep. Lauren Boebert(Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)

The Colorado Republican authored the “No Taxpayer-Funded Lawyers for Illegal Aliens Act” with support from other House conservatives and immigration reduction organizations.

Boebert said no organization or city that receives federal funds should be spending it on legal aid for people who cross the southern border illegally. 

“The principle is really simple: No more American tax dollars to help illegal aliens cut the line and skirt our laws,” Boebert, a freshman lawmaker, told Fox News Digital in an interview. 

“Democrats want to treat border detention facilities like an Oprah Winfrey show,” Boebert told Fox News. “You get free education, you get a free plane ticket. You get free medical care. You get free, free, free. It really has to stop and my bill is the first step in this process.”

World News:

Iran Nuclear Talks in Vienna Reach Final Phase; U.S. restores sanctions waivers TV7Israel News 07.02

1) Nuclear talks aimed at reviving the 2015 agreement with Iran is scheduled to resume tomorrow in Vienna – in what Western diplomats say, “may well be the last phase of efforts to revive the JCPOA.”

2) U.S. President Joe Biden speaks with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett after the latter proclaimed Jerusalem’s determination to prevent Tehran’s nuclear aspirations regardless of any international agreement.

3) Israeli President Isaac Herzog speaks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to wish him a speedy recovery after testing positive for the coronavirus.

War-torn Ukraine Town – Just a Memory Of Thiriving Community

On the outskirts of Mariupol, behind layers of checkpoints and just shy of the Ukrainian front line, a town sits abandoned and destroyed.

Along the shore of the Sea of Azov, miles of anti-tank and personnel defences line the beach, barbed wire stretching far into the distance.

Destroyed homes sit empty and broken, families who once lived here left belongings behind as they fled.

Crisis in Ukraine | Full Measure

Eight years ago, Russia invaded and annexed the Ukrainian state of Crimea and some think the whole of Ukraine, which used to be part of the Soviet Union, is next.

Full Measure reported from Ukraine in 2017 during previous tensions. To find out what’s really happening on the ground today, we reached out to Nolan Peterson, a former U.S. Special Operations pilot living in and reporting from Ukraine’s capital of Kiev.

Ukrainian Forces Briefly Open Fire After Reports of Separatist Activity

Occupation forces opened fire twice near a Ukrainian position in Pisky in the afternoon of February 5, according to a press release by the JFO.

Ukrainian soldiers were allegedly seen responding to reports of this occupation activity by firing rounds and at one moment launching a grenade toward what appeared to be occupation positions.

Speaking to several soldiers stationed at the front line in Pisky, one soldier lamented about missing his wife and 1-year-old child back home.

Soldiers told us that the approximate distance between their location and enemy forces was 500 meters. The trenches in Pisky where this unit is stationed was once a popular bus station where shootings would take place at the start of the war, the commander said.

Iran ‘sham’ trial of California resident sparks allegations that world powers have abandoned him

Jamshid Sharmahd's daughter said Iran blocked him from access to his legal team. (Gazelle Sharmahd)
Jamshid Sharmahd’s daughter said Iran blocked him from access to his legal team. (Gazelle Sharmahd)

Political prisoners routinely face sham legal proceedings and coerced confessions in the Islamic Republic of Iran.  

The German and European governments are facing intense criticism for prioritizing a nuclear deal with Tehran over securing the release of the 66-year-old Sharmahd, who has lived in the U.S. since 2003 and campaigned against the Islamist tyranny.

Masih Alinejad, a Voice of America journalist and a women’s rights campaigner, tweeted, “His name is #JamshidSharmahd. This German-Iranian was kidnapped from Dubai by the Islamic Republic of Iran for being critical of the regime.

He faces an unfair trial today. Meanwhile, EU & Germany don’t want to raise his case because ‘the nuclear deal with Iran is more important.’”

Canada ‘Freedom Convoy’: Ottawa police arrest 7, threaten charges for others caught bringing fuel to truckers

(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

This comes after Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson declared a state of emergency Sunday afternoon as approximately 500 trucks and vehicles with the “Freedom Convoy” continued to linger in the streets of the Canadian capital to protest vaccine mandates and other coronavirus-related restrictions.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Saturday that he and the state’s attorney general would investigate GoFundMe after the crowdfunding online platform shut down the Canadian “Freedom Convoy” official fundraising campaign.

Faced with fraud allegations, GoFundMe then walked back its stance about redistributing the funds and said it would be refunding the thousands of donors automatically.


Devin Nunes on Leaving Congress: “It was time to go on offense” | CLIP | American Thought Leaders

Former Rep. Devin Nunes explains his decision to leave Congress to join the Trump Media and Technology Group, saying that he saw the move as the best way forward in a “big important fight” to open the internet back up and stop political censorship.

Don’t Let The Media And Politicians Fool You

Technocracy’s ‘Science Of Social Engineering’: MindSpace, Trance Warfare And Neuro Linguistic Programming

Despite the abundance of Hollywood “spy” thrillers and cartoonish depictions of Anglo-American intelligence agencies like MI6 and the CIA protecting citizens, saving the world, or reigning in one of their own “rogue” elements, the nature and extent of genuine intel agency PSYOPS (Psychological Operations) are rarely explored.

While conspiracy theories abound, they may or may not be true. On the other hand, PSYOPS and what former KGB agent Yuri Bezmenov called “ideological subversion” are very real, yet seldom discussed in any meaningful manner.

This is especially the case if we consider how the latest “behavioural insights” from the fields of social psychology and behavioural science have been used across the Western world over the last two years

Under the auspices of battling a virus with a 99% survival rate, the population has been bombarded with an aggressive combination of “Neuro Linguistic Programming,” “Nudging,” and public messaging “incantations.” As we will continue to demonstrate, all of these techniques — in one way or another — have been designed to target what social engineers call “automatic motivations” i.e. our unconscious (or preconscious) minds.