The Daily Populous

Monday November 8th, 2021 day edition

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A former Bush campaign adviser who is running as a Democrat in Texas’ lieutenant governor race said Sunday that Jesus Christ today would be declared "woke" by conservatives.


"As I sat in church today I was thinking that if Jesus were here today he would be accused of being woke," he tweeted.

"Lovely service at church today at Chapel in the Hills in Wimberley," he wrote in an earlier tweet.

Dowd, a former ABC News political analyst, was an adviser to George W. Bush’s 2000 presidential campaign and the chief strategist for Bush’s 2004 reelection campaign.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., fired back at Carville, saying "wokeness" is a term "almost exclusively used by older people these days.".

Liberal commentator Bill Maher has repeatedly criticized wokeness and cancel culture on his show over the past few months. »

Pakistan is mourning another journalist death. One who exposed illegal hunting by Arab VIPs

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This time it was a Karachi-based reporter who made videos about illegal hunting of the threatened Houbara bustard by Arab dignitaries.

Nazim Jokhio was murdered on Wednesday after posting a video saying he had been receiving threats about his videos on illegal hunting trips of Arabs in Pakistan.

Nazim Jokhiyo has been brutally killed just because he made a video clip of those unknown Arabs during there activity in his city? »

Republicans Are Erasing Decades of Voting Rights Gains Before Our Eyes

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On Wednesday, Republicans blocked a vote on the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act to restore the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Voting rights advocates are urgently warning that the absence of federal voting rights protections is having a devastating impact on representation for communities of color, erasing decades of hard-fought gains for once-disenfranchised groups and preventing fast-changing demographics from leading to a shift in political power, particularly in the South.

This new form of extreme gerrymandering is exactly why voting rights advocates say Congress needs to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act that would restore the Voting Rights Act and the Freedom to Vote Act that would ban partisan gerrymandering. »

DEA proposes increase in cannabis and psilocybin production for research into benefits

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The federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is proposing significant increases to this year’s production quotas of Schedule I substances including psychoactive cannabis and psilocybin.

Typically, registrants work outside the government sector as part of an organization that orders controlled substances through the DEA.

But in its announcement, the DEA suggested its increased stock would go to research and development of new drugs. »

Astroworld Fest Continued 37 Minutes After Mass Casualty Declared

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“My fans really mean the world to me, and I always want to leave them with a positive experience.”

Police officials told The Houston Chronicle that around 9:38 p.m. the event promoter Live Nation agreed to end the show after multiple attendees collapsed in what was declared a “mass casualty.”.

So far, John Hilgert, 14, Brianna Rodriguez, 16, Franco Patino, 21, and Rudy Pena have been identified among the eight confirmed deaths from Astroworld Fest. »