The Daily Populous

Saturday January 30th, 2021 morning edition

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Say you had another who routinely kicked open the door to your office, ransacked your desk, and smeared s--t across your walls.

Did you not hear about the guns and all the times they said they wanted me dead?”

Anyway, now you have a small idea of what Congress is presently like for Democrats.

Greene, a onetime far-right online commentator, has a history of promoting violent ideas and beliefs.

This week, social media postings surfaced showing she had liked Facebook posts that advocated violence against Democrats, including one that suggested shooting Pelosi in the head.

Pelosi and other senior Democrats have called on [House Minority Leader Kevin] McCarthy and other senior Republican leaders to address Greene’s social media comments….

“Leader McCarthy plans to have a conversation with the congresswoman about them,” a McCarthy spokesman said, though he did not elaborate further. »

Incoming travellers will face mandatory hotel quarantine while they await COVID tests: Trudeau

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Try refreshing your browser, or Incoming travellers will face mandatory hotel quarantine while they await COVID tests: Trudeau Back to video.

Anyone testing positive for the virus will have to finish their quarantine in a designated quarantine facility, where the government will cover the costs.

Travellers testing negative will be able to finish their 14-day quarantine at home, but Trudeau said the government would step up surveillance of those quarantines. »

‘Meme stock’ rally rescues AMC theaters from $600M debt

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Just Monday, AMC was warning investors that “there is substantial doubt about our ability to continue as a going concern.”

Wiping out more than half-a-billion dollars in debt, though, should take a lot of pressure off AMC in the short term.

Yet, by converting their AMC debt holding to AMC stock, the Silver Lake equity firm has gotten hurt by a falling stock price, too. »

North Texas Investor Uses GameStop Gains to Help Sick Children

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One investor, who wished to remain anonymous, delivered 10 Nintendo switches purchased from GameStop locations around the Dallas-Fort Worth area to Medical City Children's Hospital Thursday.

The investor said his efforts were made possible by GME gains.

The anonymous investor who donated the Nintendo Switches said they made "a good amount through r/WallStreetBets on this hilarious GME trade" and felt inspired to give back "in a way that was equally hilarious.". »

Dark personality traits might help explain the link between childhood neglect and malevolent creativity

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In the study, 991 Chinese undergraduate students completed assessments of childhood neglect, dark personality traits, and malevolent creativity.

The researchers found that higher levels of childhood neglect were associated with more malevolently creativity behaviors in adulthood.

Childhood neglect was associated with Machiavellianism, psychopathy, and narcissism, which in turn were related to greater levels of malevolent creativity. »