The Daily Populous

Saturday December 14th, 2019 day edition

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"The Mandalorian" staunchly refuses to tell an overarching story and none of its characters are interesting enough to make an episodic format work.

“The Mandalorian” is a $100 million show about nothing.

“Chapter 6: The Prisoner” opens with the Mandalorian, AKA Mando, (Pedro Pascal, probably?)

meeting up with an old contact who will pay the Mandalorian to help break a prisoner out of a New Republic ship.

It’s a fairly promising concept, even if there’s infuriatingly no context for the Mandalorian accepting this latest one-off quest.

Burr’s a funny guy and a talented actor, but the episode’s writing unfortunately gives him little to work with.

It’s not that “The Mandalorian” is playing it safe; the show is barely playing anything at all. »

Baby boomers are more sensitive than millennials, according to the largest-ever study on narcissism

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But when the researchers looked at generation-specific trends, they noticed that overall, older generations were more sensitive than younger generations.

A new study suggests that, contrary to popular belief, millennials aren't more sensitive than the baby boomer generation.

The study including nearly 750 people, published December 10 in the journal Psychology and Aging, is the largest study of narcissism to date. »

After Scotland Decisively Rejects Brexit and the Tories in General Election, SNP's Sturgeon Calls for Second Independence Referendum

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But he has no mandate whatsoever to take Scotland out of the European Union... Scotland's future must be in Scotland's hands," Sturgeon said.

"Given what I fear the Tory government now has in store for Scotland, that right to choose our own future has never been more important or more urgent.".

The first minister pointed out that Tories in Scotland had run almost exclusively on a message of opposing a Scottish independence referendum. »

Judge Wants Explanation About Putin Notes Trump Concealed

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A federal judge on Wednesday rejected the Trump administration’s contention that notes taken by the president’s interpreter during a closed-door meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were not subject to the Federal Records Act.

Following the conclusion of the meeting – which ran more than twice as long as originally scheduled – Trump infamously confronted the interpreter and personally confiscated the notes they had taken during the meeting.

Attorneys for the Trump administration argued that “when the president takes into his possession a document, it becomes a presidential record.”. »