The Daily Populous

Saturday May 15th, 2021 day edition

image for A Dogecoin cocreator called Elon Musk a 'self-absorbed grifter' in a now deleted tweet after Tesla said it would stop accepting payment in bitcoin

A Dogecoin cocreator slammed Elon Musk after the Tesla CEO said bitcoin's energy use was "insane.".

The comments came after Musk said Dogecoin was the "future of currency" on "SNL.".

A cocreator of Dogecoin called Elon Musk a "self-absorbed grifter" in a now deleted tweet after the Tesla CEO stopped allowing customers to pay for vehicles in bitcoin.

According to multiple Twitter users who captured screenshots of the tweets and shared them on the social-media platform, Jackson Palmer said, "Reminder: Elon Musk is and always will be a self-absorbed grifter."

Palmer's tweets came after the Tesla CEO announced the company was halting payments via bitcoin for its vehicles.

Tesla also reported buying $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin in February, according to CNBC, when it said it planned to start accepting the currency as payment.

On Thursday evening, Musk tweeted that he was working with Dogecoin developers to "improve system transaction efficiency. »

Dallas County Prosecutor Disbarred for Withholding Evidence After 2 Men Cleared of Capital Murder Charges

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A former Dallas County prosecutor has surrendered his law license after the State Bar of Texas said that he withheld evidence that caused two men to be wrongfully convicted of killing a South Dallas pastor, the Dallas Morning News reported.

According to the report by the Dallas Morning News, Richard "Rick" E. Jackson was disbarred last month.

The State Bar concluded that Jackson failed to inform the defense attorneys of Dennis Allen and Stanley Mozee about evidence that could have cleared them during their capital murder trials in 2000, the Dallas Morning News reported. »

Investigation: Marjorie Taylor Greene filed homestead exemptions on 2 homes, violating state law

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ATLANTA — A Channel 2 Action News investigation has found that Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and her husband have two active homestead exemptions, which is against Georgia law.

A homestead exemption is a big tax break any Georgia homeowner is entitled to for their primary residence.

In a statement, Greene’s office told Gray to mind his own business and called it a “pathetic smear” when he asked them about the homestead exemptions. »


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JEROME YOUNG, NEW JACK, PASSES AWAY. is extremely sad to report that Jerome “New Jack” Young passed away earlier this afternoon following a heart attack in North Carolina, where he had lived in recent years.

The New Jack name was inspired by the film New Jack City once Young imagined fans chanting it while he was in the ring, a vision that certainly came true countless times over. »