The Daily Populous

Saturday May 16th, 2020 morning edition

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has made no apologies about creating a safe space inside President Trump’s ass.

As such, he’s found himself spouting claims he heard Trump say without fact-checking because, like most Trump supporters, he doesn’t give a shit.

On Thursday, McConnell—who should’ve been fined by police for sagging in public—had to fix his mouth to kiss Obama’s ass.

“I was wrong,” McConnell said in an evening interview with Fox News’ Bret Baier, Politico reports.

“In other words, the Obama-Biden paper packet was superseded by a President Trump-style pandemic preparedness response plan,“ McEnany said.

The point of this story is this: Mitch McConnell had to kiss Obama’s ass publicly. »

Access your browsing history w/o a warrant? Senate votes yes.

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The US Senate yesterday voted – by a single vote – to allow government agencies like the FBI and CIA to access your browsing history without a warrant.

The Senate is being asked to reauthorize the Patriot Act, which gives government agencies powers to carry out mass electronic surveillance of US citizens.

Three amendments were put forward, one of which would have prevented accessing web browsing history without a warrant. »

Many Americans Are Getting More Money From Unemployment Than They Were From Their Jobs

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As a result, though, many people may now be eligible for substantially more money while unemployed than they made while they were working.

The additional $600 per week is meant to make up the difference, providing enough money on a weekly basis to fully replace the average unemployment recipient’s salary.

Other analyses of estimated average wages and unemployment benefits have already shown, though, that replacement rates likely vary quite a bit by state. »

Boris declares war on fat: PM ditches his 'nanny state' worries and demands action

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Boris Johnson is determined to get Britain cycling, colleagues claim, as he declares war on fat following his brush with coronavirus.

And Oxford University research has found those who are morbidly obese are three times as likely to die of coronavirus.

The news came after official figures revealed one-in-four UK coronavirus fatalities had diabetes – a condition often linked to obesity. »