The Daily Populous

Saturday August 27th, 2022 day edition

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Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene had $183,504 in PPP loans forgiven. — The White House (@WhiteHouse) August 25, 2022.

Democrats were thrilled to see this new feisty attitude from the Biden administration.

It also played into “Dark Brandon,” a new meme beloved by Democrats on social media.

“Dark Brandon has the password to the White House Twitter account,” tweeted Dan Pfeiffer, a former top aide to President Barack Obama.

As he exited the room, a reporter asked him whether loan forgiveness was fair to people who’d paid their debts.

So far, Dark Brandon – as corny as it may be – seems to be oddly difficult for the right to respond to. »

Former Anti-Abortion Texas Right to Life political director charged with soliciting sex from minor – KION546

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CONROE, Texas (KTRK) — The former political director for Texas Right to Life was arrested and charged with soliciting sex from a minor earlier this month, according to county records.

Bowen was fired from the anti-abortion organization after being accused of soliciting sex from a minor online, according to Texas Right to Life.

“Upon being notified of (Bowen’s) arrest, his employment was immediately terminated by Texas Right to Life on Aug. 3. »

Spain passes ‘only yes means yes’ sexual consent law

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Spain’s congress has passed legislation referred to as the “only yes means yes law”, drawn up in the wake of the “wolf pack” gang rape in 2016.

However, sexual activity with a minor could still be charged as sexual abuse rather than sexual aggression, unless there was “violence or intimidation”.

The new law removes the distinction between sexual abuse and sexual aggression (rape) by making explicit that consent is the deciding factor. »

Nintendo responds to PlayStation price hike

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Nintendo has joined Microsoft in responding to this week's shock PlayStation 5 price hike, and said it had "no plans" to similarly bump up the Nintendo Switch's cost.

In a statement issued to Eurogamer this morning, Nintendo confirmed it had "no plans to increase the trade price of its hardware".

"While the final price to consumers is always determined by retailers, as Mr Furukawa stated, Nintendo has no plans to increase the trade price of its hardware.". »

Bernie Sanders says Republicans complaining about student debt forgiveness didn't complain when Donald Trump declared bankruptcy 6 times

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On Friday, Sen. Bernie Sanders entered the fray and said GOPers didn't complain about Trump's bankruptcies.

It's the war of loan forgiveness, as Republicans and Democrats continue to go back and forth over President Joe Biden's decision to relieve student debt.

Funny, I didn't hear those complaints when Trump declared bankruptcy 6 times & had $287 million in loans forgiven by big banks," Sanders tweeted. »