The Daily Populous

Friday November 6th, 2020 morning edition

image for Anderson Cooper: Trump is an 'obese turtle on his back, flailing in the hot sun'

"It'd be boring if he just got blown out or won big.

That would be very un-Trumpian for there not to be some calamity involved.".

Since Tuesday, pandemonium has ensued, as Trump — who didn't have a victory or concession speech written that night — waits to find out if he has been re-elected.

On Thursday morning, Trump tweeted "STOP THE COUNT," and the Post reports his senior advisers quickly pointed out that if vote counting stopped, Biden would win.

The mood began shifting on Thursday, and Trump's eldest sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, started tweeting about GOP politicians not doing enough to help their father.

He noted that "the ballgame is not over, but it's fading away from Trump a lot.

He was so litigious for his business career, and he might go down in a torrent of lawsuits." »

Psilocybin therapy 4 times more effective than antidepressants, study finds

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted psilocybin, the primary psychoactive compound in magic mushrooms, a Breakthrough Therapy designation on two occasions over the past 24 months.

Over the last few years promising preliminary research has shown psilocybin to potentially be effective in helping terminal cancer patients manage end of life anxiety.

And with the help of the FDA’s Breakthrough Therapy designation, positive results should lead to a rapid move into final Phase 3 trials. »

Proposition 22's Victory Shows How Uber and Lyft Break Democracy

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Of the $203 million spent by the Yes on Prop 22 campaign, some $57 million was contributed by Uber and another $49 million by Lyft.

Uber saw a return on its spending of nearly 19,300 percent, while Lyft saw a more modest return of around 3,670 percent.

Ballot measures have long been used by groups of business lobbies or ambitious corporations to squash regulations or kill the competition. »

Vladimir Putin plans to step down next year amid health concerns, report claims

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Vladimir Putin is planning to step down next year as speculation swirls in Russia that the longtime president may have Parkinson’s disease, a report said Thursday.

Solovei also suggested Putin may be suffering from Parkinson’s as the president has been seen recently exhibiting symptoms of the disease.

Reviewed footage also appeared to show his fingers twitching as he held a cup that possibly contained medicine, the report said. »