The Daily Populous

Monday March 22nd, 2021 morning edition

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Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., the subject of liberal criticism for her limited experience, has again found herself at the center of mockery on Twitter.

The hashtag “Lauren Boebert Is So Dumb" began trending early Sunday after she posted some head-scratching comments.

Meanwhile, one user referenced the arrest of the freshman congresswoman's husband Jayson Boebert.

Jayson Boebert spent four days in jail and received two years’ probation after pleading guilty to lewd exposure and public indecency.

Not long after the hashtag began trending, Boebert responded on Twitter by asking supporters to donate to her campaign.

Prior to joining the U.S. House of Representatives in January, Lauren Boebert had no political background and had never held a public-sector job.

In June 2020, Lauren Boebert ran on a law-and-order platform to defeat Republican incumbent Scott Tipton. »

‘Avatar’ Re-Release Has Grossed More in China Than ‘Mulan’

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With a 10-day re-release total of $44 million, “Avatar” has now passed the $41 million that Disney’s live-action”Mulan” grossed in China last September.

That bar has been set by Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet,” which grossed $66 million in China last summer.

Other films “Avatar” can pass include Pixar’s “Soul” ($57 million) and Universal/DreamWorks’ “The Croods: A New Age” ($53 million). »

Whiskey makers face worsening hangover from trade dispute

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A leading spirits advocate is imploring top U.S. trade envoy Katherine Tai to not leave whiskey producers behind.

The tariff suspensions applied to duties that had been imposed on some spirits producers on both sides of the Atlantic.

But the breakthroughs left plenty unresolved, including disputes that led to the retaliatory tariffs still hitting American whiskey. »

Summers could last for half the year by 2100

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And unlike their counterparts of the 1950s, future summers will be more extreme, with heatwaves and wildfires more likely.

Researchers used historical climate data to measure how much the seasons have changed already.

They defined summer as the onset of temperatures in the hottest 25% for that time period and winter as the onset of the coldest 25% of temperatures. »