The Daily Populous

Monday June 20th, 2022 day edition

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Addressed to my wife, sent to my home, threatening the life of my family.

The Darkness is spreading courtesy of cowardly leaders fearful of truth.

NEW YORK (WLS) -- Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger said he's received a death threat for participating in the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.He posted the letter on Twitter and spoke about it on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos.

"Kinzinger, a Republican from Channahon, said the threat was mailed to his house a couple days ago.

It threatens to execute me as well as my wife and 5-month-old child," he said.

I don't worry, but now that I have a wife and kids it's a little different.

And until we get a grip on telling people the truth, we can't expect any differently. »

Historic victory for Gustavo Petro in Colombia’s elections

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Progressive Senator Gustavo Petro became Colombia’s first progressive president-elect since the 1930’s after a historic vote on Sunday.

Spontaneous celebrations broke out in Medellin after it became evident that Colombia’s increasingly authoritarian President Ivan Duque will be succeeded by a progressive president.

Duque said on Twitter that he had called Petro to congratulate his successor for his victory in the elections. »

Kazakhstan: Voters back reforms to reject founder's legacy

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The reforms for a "New Kazakhstan" has come from President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev — Nazarbayev's hand-picked successor — in the wake of violence earlier this year.

Nurlan Abdirov, chair of the national electoral commission, said 77.17% of voters had backed the move, while 18.66% voted against.

Rules stipulated that at least half of registered voters had to take part in the plebiscite for it to be considered valid. »

In a pinch, you might be able to breathe through your butt

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Your intestines stretch for roughly 15 feet inside your body, winding a path between your stomach and rectum.

Getting the oxygen needed for survival is achieved through various processes in the animal kingdom.

Insects gather oxygen through holes in in their bodies known as spiracles, and some vertebrate animals can breathe through their butts. »