The Daily Populous

Saturday January 9th, 2021 evening edition

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Donald J. Trump’s ill-fated rally in Washington, D.C. has claimed a music industry casualty: the relationship between Trump-boosting indie rocker Ariel Pink and his label, Mexican Summer, which announced Thursday it was dropping him from the roster.

“Due to recent events, Mexican Summer and its staff have decided to end our working relationship with Ariel Rosenberg AKA Ariel Pink moving forward,” the label said in a terse, one-sentence announcement on Twitter.

Due to recent events, Mexican Summer and its staff have decided to end our working relationship with Ariel Rosenberg AKA Ariel Pink moving forward.

All the smarts in the world that they had, all their artistic fucking genius… was just window dressing.”.

“I attended the rally on the White House lawn and went back to hotel and took a nap.

“Now I have nothing boring to listen to,” wrote Phoebe Bridgers, quote-tweeting a Pitchfork tweet about the developing controversy over Pink and Maus.

“Like an alt-rock extension of a self-satisfied 4chan user, Ariel Pink continues his episodic PR campaign to offend. »

House: Amazon, Facebook, Apple, Google have “monopoly power,” should be split

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"As they exist today, Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook each possess significant market power over large swaths of our economy.

Being the largest player in a sector—even if you're so big you dwarf any potential competition—isn't inherently unlawful.

Together with Google, Facebook is one half of a duopoly that controls online advertising to the detriment of competition, the committee concluded. »

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Ted Cruz falsely claims in interview that he 'disagreed' with Trump's rhetoric 'many, many times'

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"I have disagreed with the president's language and rhetoric for the last four years and have said so many, many times," Cruz told KTRK , an ABC affiliate in his home town of Houston.

"If you look to what I have said, you will not find me using the same language or rhetoric," Cruz added.

Will wrote that Cruz's speech on Wednesday should force him to wear a scarlet "S," representing "seditionist. »

Permanent suspension of @realDonaldTrump

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However, we made it clear going back years that these accounts are not above our rules entirely and cannot use Twitter to incite violence, among other things.

In the context of horrific events this week, we made it clear on Wednesday that additional violations of the Twitter Rules would potentially result in this very course of action.

Our public interest framework exists to enable the public to hear from elected officials and world leaders directly. »