The Daily Populous

Saturday January 8th, 2022 evening edition

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One was Liz Cheney, currently a US representative for Wyoming; the other was her father, Dick Cheney (as a former member of Congress, Cheney has lifetime congressional floor privileges).

Numerous Democrats reportedly walked over to Cheney to shake his hand.

All this was predicated on a shocking legal theory that gave the president sweeping wartime powers that neither Congress nor the courts could check.

These are not the actions of a “defender of democracy” but of someone who constantly attacked and undermined and disregarded it.

While Nixon’s name is synonymous with the abuses of power of the imperial presidency, Cheney believed Nixon had gotten a raw deal.

At the time, Democrats rightfully described Iran-Contra as a constitutional crisis and an attack on the rule of law and democracy itself.

Cheney’s theory of government was echoed by the legal defenses of Bush’s warrantless surveillance program, which Cheney enthusiastically defended as legal. »

Conversion therapy is now illegal in Canada

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OTTAWA -- Conversion therapy is now illegal in Canada, marking a major milestone in LGBTQ2S+ rights in this country.

There continue to be calls for further mental health and educational supports for those who have survived conversion therapy.

Few countries have criminalized conversion therapy, and Canada now has what the federal Liberal government has described as “among the most comprehensive” protections in the world. »

ESA Announces That E3 2022 Will Not Be Held in Person

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Washington, D.C. – January, 6, 2022 – The ESA today issued the following statement about its annual industry event E3.

“Due to the ongoing health risks surrounding COVID-19 and its potential impact on the safety of exhibitors and attendees, E3 will not be held in person in 2022.

We remain incredibly excited about the future of E3 and look forward to announcing more details soon.”. »

The Case for Cyber-Realism

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That is because vulnerability to cyberattacks is not a technical problem that hardened defenses or narrow, cyber-focused deterrence can fix.

Cyberattacks are a symptom, not a disease; the underlying conditions are broader geopolitical problems that demand geopolitical solutions—namely high-level negotiations with adversaries in the pursuit of agreements that all parties can live with.

The specific carrots and sticks will need to be tailored to each adversary, taking into account its unique geopolitical ambitions. »

Son of Sinéad O’Connor dies at age of 17 after going missing

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Sinéad O’Connor’s 17-year-old son has died, two days after he was reported missing.

Shane O’Connor had been missing since Thursday, with the Gardaí launching an appeal for his whereabouts.

The 17-year-old was missing from Newbridge, County Kildare, and was last seen on Friday morning in the Tallaght, Dublin 24 area, the Gardaí said. »