The Daily Populous

Thursday September 10th, 2020 evening edition

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Wednesday confirmed something that most of us already suspected: Donald Trump knew all along exactly how deadly COVID-19 was.

“You just breathe the air and that’s how it’s passed,” Trump explained to reporter Bob Woodward on February 7.

It’s also more deadly than even your strenuous flu … This is deadly stuff.”.

In public, Trump was saying just the opposite.

On February 11, he promised folks at a campaign rally that COVID “miraculously goes away.”

Two days after that, to the delight of his supporters, he was branding COVID as a “new hoax” peddled by the Democrats.

What matters isn’t this reality, but the fact that a rabid minority of our citizens have become inoculated against it. »

Natural world being destroyed at rate ‘never seen before’, WWF warns as report reveals catastrophic decline of global wildlife

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Species overexploitation is also having a devastating impact on wildlife, according to the report.

Direct causes of overexploitation include unsustainable hunting, poaching or harvesting, whether for subsistence or legal, and illegal, wildlife trade.

An average decline of 68 per cent in the past 50 years is catastrophic, and clear evidence of the damage human activity is doing to the natural world. »

South Dakota governor uses coronavirus relief funds for $5 million tourism ad despite COVID surge

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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's administration announced Tuesday that it is using federal coronavirus relief funds to pay for a $5 million tourism ad campaign aimed at drawing people to the state.

Celebrate what makes America great, and experience the Great Faces and Great Places of South Dakota. — Governor Kristi Noem (@govkristinoem) August 26, 2020.

It offers dramatic footage of South Dakota scenery such as Mount Rushmore and Badlands National Park, then concludes with the governor introducing herself and pitching a visit to South Dakota. »