The Daily Populous

Saturday April 23rd, 2022 day edition

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The famous scene in which the president of the United States, played by Bill Pullman, gives a rousing speech and says humanity will “not go quietly into the night” was played in court.

Greene spent much of the morning in court forgetting or pretending to forget the many social media posts she made and conversations she may or may not have had in the leadup to Jan. 6.

The whole thing has played out more or less like the carnival it is.

At one point Friday afternoon, Fein asks her about a video in which she says conservatives “aren’t the people who will go quietly into the night.”.

“And there’s a scene in that movie where the president addresses the fight pilots who are about to go into battle.

The court plays Pullman’s monologue, which is famous among a certain sect of science fiction, Will Smith, and Bill Pullman fans, but perhaps not general knowledge among the broader populace.

It is most likely a misquoting of poet Dylan Thomas’ “Do not go gentle into that good night. »

Jan. 6 Committee Findings Are So Explosive They Will ‘Blow the Roof Off the House,’ Rep. Jamie Raskin Says

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The Jan. 6 committee’s upcoming public hearings will “tell a story that will blow the roof off the House,” Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.)

Raskin, who serves on the committee, said hearings are expected in June, with a comprehensive report about the committee’s findings to be released by late summer or early fall.

The timing and content of the report could aid Democrats in the run-up to the midterm elections. »

Marjorie Taylor Greene testifies that she doesn't remember expressing support for Nancy Pelosi's execution in 2019

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"I don't recall saying all of this," she said when asked about comments accusing Pelosi of treason in 2019.

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia insisted under oath that she does not remember expressing support for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's execution in 2019.

"She's a traitor to our country, she's guilty of treason," Greene said of Pelosi in a 2019 Facebook video, according to CNN. »

Ubisoft reportedly developing Overwatch-like shooter “Project Q

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On April 21, known leaker Tom Henderson has reported via Exputer that Ubisoft is working on a new arena shooter with the codename “Project Q”.

Henderson has reportedly seen footage of Project Q and suggests that “the game’s art style [is] similar to EA’s Knockout City or Activision’s Overwatch.”

Project Q is reportedly in development at Ubisoft Bordeaux, a support studio for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Rainbow Six Siege, and Beyond Good and Evil 2. »

Judge dismisses parts of gender discrimination suit against PlayStation

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A federal judge dismissed much of a former Sony PlayStation employee's gender discrimination lawsuit against the gaming giant on Thursday, but is giving her an opportunity to make a stronger case.

Majo filed suit in November, saying she was fired in 2021 after submitting a gender bias complaint to the company.

Beeler cited declarations added to Majo's suit in March from eight other women who currently and formerly worked for PlayStation. »