The Daily Populous

Monday February 15th, 2021 morning edition

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The vandalism occurred around 8 p.m. on Friday at attorney Michael van der Veen's residence in West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania, about 30 miles southwest of Philadelphia, according to police.

Pezick said private security has since been hired by the homeowner to protect the residence, and police presence has been beefed up in van der Veen's neighborhood.

He said the graffiti was the only vandalism officers found on the van der Veen's property.

Van der Veen spent the week in Washington, D.C., defending Trump at his impeachment trial related to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol building.

Van der Veen, a personal injury lawyer, spoke briefly of the incident during an interview Saturday on Fox News.

A group of demonstrators gathered over the weekend outside of van der Veen's law office in downtown Philadelphia, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

During the protest, demonstrators called van der Veen a "fascist" and chanted, "When van der Veen lies, what do you do? »

GOP Senators Couldn’t Even Convict The Man Who Sent a Mob After Them. Why Let Them Filibuster?

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The outcome of the impeachment trial of Donald Trump should give even the most ardent filibuster defenders some pause, however.

And even at that, two of them (Senators Burr and Cassidy) seemed to have made up their minds only at the last minute.

A full forty-five of them–including Burr and Cassidy themselves–stood behind the widely discredited fig leaf that the trial itself was unconstitutional. »

Volkswagen CEO Diess 'not afraid' of an Apple electric car

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany’s Volkswagen is not concerned by any Apple plans for a passenger vehicle that could include the iPhone maker’s battery technology, its chief executive Herbert Diess said.

“The car industry is not a typical tech-sector that you could take over at a single stroke,” Diess was quoted as saying an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.

Volkswagen plans to develop software needed for autonomous cars in-house to ensure it can compete against tech firms in the field of electric car data. »

How to Sleep Like Salvador Dali

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He would sit with a key in one hand, poised above a metal plate placed on the floor, and let sleep take him.

As soon as he began to slumber in earnest, the key would slip from his fingers and clang against the plate – waking him immediately.

But science suggests that sleep is pretty important, which is good for those of us who like our eight hours. »