The Daily Populous

Tuesday January 24th, 2023 morning edition

image for Drag artist says George Santos was a left-wing Lula supporter in Brazil before going to the US and turning into 'this crazy thing'

A drag artist who knew him in the mid-2000s told Insider Santos supported Brazil's left-wing president then.

The artist Eula Rochard made headlines for circulating a photo she says is of Santos dressed in a red dress.

Rochard said Santos supported Lula and then "goes to the US and turns into this crazy thing there.

Santos, who represents parts of Queens and Long Island, now embraces former President Donald Trump and policies considered anti-LGBTQ.

Brazilian drag artist Eula Rochard holds a newspaper from 2008 that she says shows GOP Rep. George Santos in drag attire.

Freelance journalist Marisa Kabas broke the story in a Substack post about Santos dressing in drag under the name Kitara in the mid-2000s.

Rochard met Santos when he was about 17 years old and said she used to catch Santos in "little white lies." »

Four Oath Keepers convicted of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Four members of the Oath Keepers were convicted Monday of seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack in the second major trial of far-right extremists accused of plotting to forcibly keep President Donald Trump in power.

Oath Keepers leader Rhodes and Florida chapter leader Kelly Meggs were convicted of seditious conspiracy in the previous trial that ended in November.

Three other Oath Keepers have pleaded guilty to seditious conspiracy and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors in the hopes of getting a lighter sentence. »

Free the nipple: Facebook and Instagram told to overhaul ban on bare breasts

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“Lactivists” spent the 2000s attempting to squash the image of breasts as inherently sexual, and the campaign to #FreetheNipple went mainstream in 2013.

The phrase entered pop-feminist parlance in 2013 after Facebook took down clips from the actor/director Lina Esco’s documentary Free the Nipple.

The phrase ‘Free the Nipple’ went mainstream after Facebook took down clips from a documentary of the same name. »

Morocco Becomes The First African Country To Give Tanks To Ukraine

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Morocco sold an unknown number of T-72B tanks to be modernized in the Czech Republic and deployed to Ukraine, media reported on Sunday.

According to an Algerian news outlet Menadefense, the Moroccan army sent nearly 20 vehicles to the battlefield last week.

The report underlined that the turrets of the tanks are in the original colors of the Moroccan army (sand). »

Ontario couple tracking lost baggage shocked that Air Canada gave it to charity

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After months of tracking their lost luggage with an AirTag and trying to retrieve their belongings, one couple was stunned to learn that Air Canada had allegedly donated their suitcase to a charity.

After several phone calls with Air Canada, the couple finally decided to head to the storage facility and try to find their bag.

“Our luggage was donated to a charity on behalf of Air Canada because they deemed it lost even though we were tracking our luggage last for the last four months,” Rees said. »