The Daily Populous

Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 evening edition

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Thanks to President Donald Trump’s extreme unpopularity, the blue wave that propelled Democrats to stunning electoral victories in 2017 is likely to become a full-blown Tsunami in 2818.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Democrats are looking at California’s 14 GOP House members as likely targets as part of their plan to take control of the House where they need to flip 24 seats.

With half of the GOP-held seats coming from districts that went for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Democrats feel seats held by highly unpopular Republicans like Darrell Issa and Devin Nunes are ripe for the plucking as their Democratic challengers plan to hang Trump around their necks.

“The biggest challenge for these suburban Republicans is more cultural than it is legislative.

Voters are a lot more uncomfortable with Trump’s behavior than they are with his policy agenda,” the report explained, adding that immigration looms as “the biggest challenge for Republican incumbents.”.

Trump predicted on Monday that 2018 will be a fantastic year.

Well, it looks like the almost non-existent presence of Republicans representing the state of California in Congress will grow even smaller after the 2018 midterm elections, and that will be definitely fantastic. »

Teacher Of The Year In Oklahoma Moves To Texas For The Money

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About exactly a year ago we brought you the story of Shawn Sheehan, Oklahoma's 2016 Teacher of the Year.

Despite, he still hung on to hope that legislators this session would come up with enough funding to give teachers a raise.

He says he feels called to teach, but he also wants to be paid like a professional. »

After Equifax breach, anger but no action in Congress

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Instead, the aftermath of the breach played out like a familiar script: white-hot, bipartisan outrage, followed by hearings and a flurry of proposals that went nowhere.

), a member of a broader Senate working group that has tinkered for years to come up with data breach legislation.

“There hasn’t been — and still isn’t — consensus among major stakeholders on data breach and data security legislation,” he added. »

Brainwashed : The Secret CIA Experiments in Canada

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Patients at a psychiatric hospital subjected to intensive shock treatments, LSD and drug-induced comas.

They were brutal experiments on human guinea pigs -- funded by the Canadian government and the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

This week on The fifth estate: the secret brainwashing experiments in Canada and the continuing battle to get the truth out. »

RPT-2017 safest year on record for commercial passenger air travel -groups

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WASHINGTON, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Airlines recorded zero accident deaths in commercial passenger jets last year, according to a Dutch consulting firm and an aviation safety group that tracks crashes, making 2017 the safest year on record for commercial air travel.

Dutch aviation consulting firm To70 and the Aviation Safety Network both reported Monday there were no commercial passenger jet fatalities in 2017.

As recently as 2005, there were 1,015 deaths aboard commercial passenger flights worldwide, the Aviation Safety Network said. »