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Sunday January 23rd, 2022 day edition

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Some customers are vowing to boycott Carhartt products after a January 14 internal memo from CEO Mark Valade surfaced on social media.

Despite the ruling, Valade wrote, Carhartt would maintain its corporate policy of requiring its 5,500 workers to be vaccinated.

"The ruling does not change Carhartt's mandatory vaccination program, which went into effect on January 4th.".

He added, "An unvaccinated workforce is both a people and business risk that our company is unwilling to take.".

But those who are unvaccinated tend to be higher in Republican-leaning areas, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Another wrote that she was "impressed and I will be purchasing from a company that cares about protecting all its workers.".

"We stand behind our decision because we believe vaccines are necessary to protect our workforce," the company said in the statement. »

Donald Trump slams Jan. 6 panel after Ivanka Trump interview request: 'They'll go after children'

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Very, very unfair,” Donald Trump told The Washington Examiner in an interview for an op-ed published Friday.

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Tucker Carlson bemoans fact he's no longer attracted to "less sexy" M&M cartoons

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But in a bizarre twist of events, right-wing commentators have seized on the changes as representative of a larger "cancel culture" sweeping the country — with Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Friday connecting Mars' decision to make its cartoons "less sexy" to the decline of American society.

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Still, Carlson became the subject of much mockery online for his opinions on the matter, which quickly went viral. »

Original plan for Assassin's Creed series was for it all to end on a spaceship

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The original plan for Assassin's Creed - back when the whole franchise was planned as a trilogy - would have seen series hero Desmond blasting off on a spaceship.

"The original plan was pieced together based on interviews by me with AC's original creator Patrice Désilets and AC3's creative director Alex Hutchinson," de Wildt wrote.

Most notably, of course, the series did not end, and its two stars did not leave Earth on a spaceship. »