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  • n  a genus of trees of the family Salicaceae that is found in the northern hemisphere; poplars

  • The story proves, and has proved twice over, the truth of the old adage-populus vult decipi: the public is very ready to be deceived.
  • Something which is desperately needed in this country for a populus so averse to taxes.
  • The problem is certainly compounded by the fact that there has not been a tradition of government support and (US) conservatives have convinced the populus that "liberal" and .
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  • Buffett in The Guardian
    Civil partnerships are not good enough. The Conservatives are out of step with popular opinion. A clear majority of British people believe the law on civil marriage should not discriminate. A Populus poll for the Times newspaper last June found... Peter Tatchell http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Tatchell&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFIIQx7bF-vUS93S5C2YvhoUbk6Xg Pink Paper http://www.google.com/url?q=http://news.pinkpaper.com/NewsStory.aspx%3Fid%3D2725&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH-TwGeqqDiXjhu0OaO773znOZNLg Apr 12, 2010 76073 102819 populus The math is really tough - the distribution cost, the printing cost," said Buffett, who laments the decline of print media. "It's as vital to me as everyone but clearly, it's changed for the populus as a whole."
  • Chris Shays in NPR
    It is more like a yellow light and it's if you screw up, we're gong to after you and if our populus doesn't notice that much we won't make a big deal out of it. That's the general feeling you got,Shays said.

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