The Daily Populous

Thursday October 17th, 2019 day edition

image for A Lakers Fan Raised Almost $43k to Hand Out “Stand with Hong Kong” T-Shirts at the Season Opener

Lared took to the Lakers’ Reddit page to announce his plan to make the shirts and hand them out for free during the game on October 22.

To fund the venture, Lared launched a Gofundme with a goal of $20,000; the project raised nearly $43k before donations were disabled.

“China is trying to censor the Houston Rockets (update: and now the entire NBA) because of Hong Kong,” the Gofundme page says.

“Wouldn’t it be hilarious if on opening night in Staples Center the NBA fanbase made a collective demonstration against censorship by wearing “STAND WITH Hong Kong” T-Shirts?”.

This led to many Hong Kong protesters to retaliate by gathering on courts to trample on LeBron jerseys and even burn one.

Getting ready to hand these out at NBA opener in LA Oct 22!

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“Is This Real?”: Trump Sends Third-Grade Reading-Level Letter to Erdoğan

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Donald Trump has said or done something certifiably insane nearly every day of his presidency.

And not like, “This guy’s a little kooky”-level insane, but full-on “Mr. President, put down the stapler and unhand the president of Finland”-level insane.

The immediate reaction from the media was “HOW IS THIS THING REAL,” and yet, according to the White House, it totally is! »

Quebec to offer legal cannabis at $4.49 a gram, beating grey-market price

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Hexo says the product will be on sale in Quebec cannabis stores for $125.70 taxes included, or $4.49 per gram.

Statistics Canada’s latest price analysis based on crowdsourced data showed that the average cost of a gram of cannabis was $7.37 during the third quarter, with the price of legal and illegal weed slipping to $10.23 and $5.59 per gram, respectively.

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US Hearthstone players banned for Hong Kong protest

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US Hearthstone players banned for Hong Kong protest Team that held up a "Free Hong Kong, Boycott Blizz" sign punished "for engaging in behavior disruptive to" tournament broadcast.

Blizzard has issued a six-month ban to a trio of American University students who held up a sign saying "Free Hong Kong, Boycott Blizz" during the Hearthstone Collegiate Championships last week.

The three players held up the sign to protest Blizzard's punishment for another Hearthstone player, Chung 'Blitzchung' Ng Wai, who was banned for a year for supporting Hong Kong protesters in a post-match interview at the Hearthstone Grandmasters tournament. »