The Daily Populous

Sunday April 10th, 2022 night edition

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Vernon Jones, the self-proclaimed "Black Donald Trump," made the comments on Steve Bannon's podcast.

He claimed that civil rights for gay people aren't the same because "they can actually change.".

Jones, who is running for Georgia's 10th district, is backed by former President Donald Trump.

Georgia Republican congressional candidate Vernon Jones said Thursday that civil rights for Black people don't apply to gay people because "they can actually change" to become straight, HuffPost reported.

"Let me tell you, civil rights for Blacks and gay rights for gays are two different things," Jones said during an appearance on Steve Bannon's "War Room" podcast.

Jones also claimed that people can "go from being straight to being gay to being transgender and all these other genders."

Jones doubled down on this argument on Twitter, saying comparing being Black to being gay is a "damn lie.". »

In a first, wind power is second-leading U.S. source of electricity in one day

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Wind turbines generated more than 2,000 gigawatt-hours of electricity in the U.S. on Tuesday, March 29, more than was provided by nuclear and coal power plants that day.

On its website, the EIA notes, "The amount of wind electricity generation has grown significantly in the past 30 years.

Advances in wind energy technology have decreased the cost of producing electricity from wind. »

Trump Jr. Accused of 'Treason' After Pre-Jan. 6 Texts to Meadows Revealed

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The disclosed texts shed further light on recent revelations of Trump and his inner circle's efforts to block the certification of the 2020 election.

"It's very simple," Trump Jr. texted to Meadows on November 5, according to CNN.

Legal experts and others reacted to the texts by calling for Trump Jr. to be prosecuted for trying to subvert the 2020 election. »

The Cold War Never Ended

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To argue that the Cold War ended, in other words, is to reduce that conflict to the existence of the Soviet state.

But the foundations for that shift were laid during World War II and built up during the Cold War.

The mistaken belief that the Cold War ended with the dissolution of the Soviet Union spurred some fateful foreign policy choices in Washington. »

Russia to fast-track adoptions of Ukrainian children 'forcibly deported' after their parents were killed by Putin's troops, authorities say

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The Ukrainian Presidential Advisor on Children's Rights accused Russia of violating UN laws.

The Ukrainian Ombudswoman for Human Rights has said that the Russian government is crafting legislation to allow Russians to adopt Ukrainian children forcibly taken to Russia by military forces.

She added that Ukrainian officials have no information on the children that are allegedly being processed for adoption by Russians. »