The Daily Populous

Saturday September 19th, 2020 evening edition

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Not just that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg might die before the election.

But that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the most shameless man in Washington, would respond with one of the most nauseating acts of political hypocrisy in decades — vowing to rush a new Trump appointee onto the court in the two short months before the election.

That may not seem so nauseating and hypocritical on the face of it.

He simply refused to hold confirmation hearings for Obama’s nominee in the Senate and ran out the clock until the following January.

He argued — utterly unpersuasively — that a president in the final year of his term shouldn’t be appointing new justices.

Now, however, when it’s a Republican who wants to appoint a justice — surprise!

He said in a statement Friday evening that a Trump appointee will get a Senate floor vote. »

Pope Francis to parents of L.G.B.T. children: ‘God loves your children as they are.’

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Pope Francis told a group of parents of L.G.B.T. children yesterday that “God loves your children as they are” and “the church loves your children as they are because they are children of God.”

Having listened carefully to what she said, Pope Francis reassured her, “The church does not exclude them because she loves them deeply.”.

She said the pope, in response, assured her and the other parents present that “God loves our children because they are all children of God.” »

US cases of depression have tripled during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Share on Pinterest Recent data indicate that the number of adults with depression symptoms in the U.S. has increased threefold during the pandemic.

The number of adults experiencing depression in the U.S. has tripled, according to a major study.

Researchers estimate that more than 1 in 4 U.S. adults now report experiencing symptoms of depression. »

How EastEnders helped one lucky punter win £194,000!

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To remind you, we are looking for markets with no more than two possible result outcomes.

“In the high-stakes world of spread betting, what are the odds on a lucky punter beating this record in years to come?”.

Each-Way Kings: Service introduction here and 2nd week’s results can be found results here. »