The Daily Populous

Wednesday January 27th, 2021 evening edition

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I guarantee it," added McConnell, who said Republicans could obstruct Senate business by denying a quorum, the number of senators required to be present for the chamber to operate.

"That's how radical a threat withholding quorum is—you can be arrested for doing so," Nir noted.

"You lost all credibility when you stole a Supreme Court seat," tweeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.).

"By the way," the Minnesota Democrat added, "Senate Democrats represent 41.5 million more Americans than Mitch and his caucus.

Blocking needed relief for Americans has nothing to do with 'consent and comity' and everything to do with destroying democracy.".

"Then, when McConnell is back in power, he will chuckle and nuke the filibuster himself the first time it serves his interests.".

"Unintentionally," Jentleson added, "McConnell is revealing how his power relies heavily on the filibuster. »

Mark Cuban launches generic drug company

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Billionaire investor and Shark Tank star Mark Cuban has launched a generic drug company called the Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company.

The new company's website says it is dedicated to producing low-cost versions of high-cost generic drugs and pledges to "provide radical transparency in how we price our drugs.".

The Cost Plus company will publish the costs to manufacture, distribute and market its drugs to pharmacies. »

Men who are anxious about their masculinity are more likely to support aggressive politics and to have voted for Trump

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The researchers propose that masculine insecurity can lead men to adopt aggressive politics — like those of Donald Trump — in attempt to reaffirm one’s masculinity.

Expressions of masculinity appear to be particularly prevalent among right-wing politicians and may be especially apparent when it comes to Donald Trump.

The study, “Precarious Manhood Predicts Support for Aggressive Policies and Politicians”, was authored by Sarah H. DiMuccio and Eric D. Knowles. »