The Daily Populous

Thursday February 17th, 2022 day edition

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Feb. 16.BLAIR GABLE/Reuters.

Mr. Trudeau made the comment during Question Period on Wednesday amid a heated debate over the country’s single remaining blockade in Ottawa and the government’s imposition of the never-before-used Emergencies Act.

The comments prompted an uproar in the House of Commons, with some MPs calling for Mr. Trudeau to apologize.

Mr. Trudeau and his caucus have criticized the Conservatives throughout the blockade in Ottawa for supporting the antigovernment protests against pandemic mandates and restrictions.

Ms. Lantsman requested an apology from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for accusing Conservatives of standing with protesters 'who wave swastikas.

“I am a strong Jewish woman and a member of this House and the descendant of Holocaust survivors,” she said.

“I have never been made to feel less except for today when the Prime Minister accused me of standing with swastikas. »

Woman rescued during Katrina is Louisiana Army National Guard's first Black female pilot

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PINEVILLE - A woman who was rescued from the Superdome by a helicopter during Hurricane Katrina has gone on to become the Louisiana Army National Guard's first Black female pilot.

"There aren’t many women, and even fewer Black women, in aviation, both in the military and on the civilian side.”.

The Louisiana Army National Guard's 115 or so helicopter pilots include six African Americans, three other minorities and five women, including Julien, said Sgt. Dennis Ricou, a guard spokesman. »

My Pillow's Mike Lindell barred from entering Canada to support convoy protestors

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My Pillow's Mike Lindell barred from entering Canada to support convoy protestors Lindell, as well as a truck full of 10,000 pillows destined for protesters, were denied entry into Canada Tuesday evening.

Try refreshing your browser, or My Pillow's Mike Lindell barred from entering Canada to support convoy protestors Back to video A senior government source said that Lindell, as well an accompanying videographer, were intercepted at the Port Huron-Sarnia border crossing on Tuesday evening as they were enroute to Ottawa to distribute “pillows and Bibles” to convoy protestors.

The source said that truck was also denied entry into Canada because the U.S. trucker did not have a valid pre-arrival PCR test. »

US says Russia has added 7,000 troops along Ukraine border, despite claims of pullback

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(CNN) Russian forces massed along Ukraine's borders have increased by approximately 7,000 troops in recent days, the United States alleged Wednesday evening, despite claims from Moscow it was pulling back.

A senior US administration official said the increase renders Russia's assertion of withdrawal "false," and warned President Vladimir Putin's public openness to diplomacy was a guise.

"And the fact remains right now Russia has more than 150,000 troops encircling Ukraine and Belarus and along Ukraine's border.". »

The Supreme Court Is More Unpopular Than It’s Been in Decades

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Coming late in the show’s fifth season, one of the most memorable episodes of Aaron Sorkin’s The West Wing finds the Bartlet administration making two appointments to the Supreme Court.

“I hate him, but he’s brilliant,” declares Bartlet communications director Toby Ziegler (Richard Schiff).

There can be no doubt that conservatives have embraced the Supreme Court as a significant instrument for pursuing their ideological objectives and entrenching minority rule. »