The Daily Populous

Wednesday September 4th, 2019 night edition

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) doesn’t care for his new nickname.

“It’s an effort to smear me,” the Kentucky Republican told Hewitt.

“You know, I can laugh about things like the Grim Reaper, but calling me Moscow Mitch is over the top.”.

McConnell also repeated his previous complaint that the moniker was “modern day McCarthyism.”.

Even House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) referred to McConnell as such in August when she was ripping him for killing legislation from the House.

“Moscow Mitch says that he is the ‘grim reaper,'” Pelosi said during a Democratic event in Illinois.

“Imagine describing yourself as the ‘grim reaper,’ that he’s going to bury all this legislation. »

Boris Johnson loses majority as Tory MP Phillip Lee crosses floor to join Lib Dems

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Rebel Tory MP Phillip Lee has dramatically defected to the Liberal Democrats – depriving Boris Johnson of his Commons majority.

The defection is the third to the resurgent Lib Dems in recent months, after Chuka Umunna, a former Labour MP, and Sarah Wollaston, an ex-Conservative, joined the ranks.

Phillip follows both Chuka Umunna MP and Sarah Wollaston MP in bravely crossing the floor to join us. »

Walmart plans to dramatically step back from ammunition sales after 'horrific' shootings

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Walmart said Tuesday it will discontinue all sales of handgun ammunition and sales of short-barrel rifle ammunition that can be used with military-style weapons, following two "horrific" shootings at Walmart stores this summer.

Walmart said it won't be changing its policy for customers who have permits for concealed carry.

This is a good step, but we still have a gun violence crisis. »

Transgender wrestler has “unfair advantage,” argues imbecile about rigged sport

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Nyla Rose is quietly making history as professional wrestling’s first transgender woman, but does the AEW star have an unfair advantage due to her genetics?

Yes, according to small but vocal minority of thick-skulled dimwits who don’t understand how pro wrestling works.

Another social media user argued that inclusion of a transgender wrestler damages the “integrity” of professional wrestling — an argument based on the idiotic logical fallacy that professional wrestling had any integrity in the first place. »

Android 10

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Hearing aid supportAndroid 10 now has built-in support for streaming media and calls directly to hearing aids.

Now with sound events that show you when someone is clapping, a dog is barking, someone is whistling, and more.

Now as a standalone app with a sound visualizer so you can see the sound going on around you. »