Disney employees among arrested predators, Biden sued, and more…
By Team DML
Today is March 17 and I am Dennis Michael Lynch. Below are my opinions on the stories grabbing headlines this morning. I hope you share this briefing as doing so will make you the smartest person in the room, in my opinion. And don’t forget to download the free DML App from the Google Play or Apple App Store to remain connected to me throughout the day.
1 – Disney Employees, Judge Among 108 Arrested in Fla. Sting Operation Aiming to Catch Traffickers, Predators
People reports: An undercover investigation spearheaded by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in Florida led to the arrests of more than 100 people, all charged with crimes related to human trafficking, prostitution and child predation.
On Wednesday, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd held a press conference, along with partners from neighboring law enforcement agencies and nonprofit organizations, announcing the arrests of 108 men and women who fell into detectives’ trap.
The sting operation, which began on March 8 and lasted six days, was named “Operation March Sadness 2.” Judd explained that the name was inspired by the NCAA March Madness tournament, for which basketball fans fill out brackets predicting which colleges will make it to the championship.
“We have our own bracket,” Judd said from the podium. “But instead of brackets of winners, we have brackets of losers.”
During the lengthy press conference announcing the mass arrests, Judd spent several minutes highlighting suspects whose allegations he found particularly troubling. Among them were Disney employees, a worker at the Fun Spot family amusement park, a woman accused of trafficking another young woman, and a retired Illinois judge.
2 – Survey finds 71% of Americans Favor Biden Restarting Keystone XL Pipeline
Breitbart reports: High gas prices in the United States and now the banning of Russian oil imports following Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine are causing Americans to favor domestic energy production, including a poll that shows 71 percent “favor very much” or “favor somewhat” restarting the Keystone XL Pipeline.
The Canadian website The Province reported on the poll: