The Low Popahirum, August 12, 2016

NATIONAL

“The Republican nominee also gloats about how ‘poor, pathetic’ pundits can’t figure him out.” – Politico

One of America’s top defense attorneys was deemed too controversial to host an event for President Obama, according to newly surfaced emails, mainly because of one particular client – a jet-setting billionaire accused of trafficking underage girls, who also happens to be close friends with Bill Clinton.” – Fox News

Mark Holden is general counsel and senior vice president at Koch Industries. Ronal Serpas is a former superintendent of the New Orleans and Nashville police departments and the chairman of Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration.” – Washington Post

Donald Trump said that he would try Americans accused of terrorism in military tribunals in Guantanamo Bay, a big shift from current policy.” – The Hill

Multiple FBI investigations are underway involving potential corruption charges against the Clinton Foundation, according to a former senior law enforcement official.” – Daily Caller
Donald Trump denied reports that RNC Chair Reince Priebus threatened to pull resources from him, but said tonight that if they did, he could always just stop funding the GOP.” – Mediate

Russia is conducting a series of military and rhetorical escalations toward Ukraine that have anxious Western analysts once again looking for clues as to President Vladimir V. Putin’s next move.” – NY Times

Struggling campaign requests Orlando sit-down to fix the relationship and plot a turnaround.” – Politico

“Why Aren’t Liberals Flogging Rotherham Pakistanis Over Their Rape Culture?” – The Federalist

“While serving as Hillary Clinton’s chief of staff in the State Department, Cheryl Mills reportedly traveled secretly to New York to interview two candidates for the leadership role at the Clinton Foundation.” – The Blaze

LOUISIANA

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said crews have rescued at least 75 people, following heavy rains and flooding Friday morning.” – Fox8Live.com

“The New Orleans Saints lose their first preseason game to the New England Patriots, 34-22, as quarterback Drew Brees only threw one pass before being pulled.” – Fox8Live.com

My town of Colorado Springs will soon be the base of operations for a new Netflix movie starring aging elitist hippies Robert Redford (estimated net worth: $170 million) and Jane Fonda (estimated net worth: $120 million).” – NY Post

This year’s hurricane season will see a normal or above average number of severe storms — perhaps as many as 17 — by the time it’s over, federal forecasters said Thursday.” – UPI

A Louisiana sheriff says one of his deputies shot and critically wounded a man brandishing a gun outside a mobile home.” – Fox News

The average customer will pay nearly $20 more a month for water and sewer services if the council approves a proposed rate hike next month.” – American Press

A group of pastors and others attending a ‘real talk’ event geared toward black men Thursday said they want to ensure Baton Rouge remains peaceful regardless of whether the police officers involved in the shooting death of Alton Sterling on July 5 are indicted or not.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

The Obama Justice Department, in its recent report on the Baltimore Police Department and agency-weakening consent decrees, heeds the cries of thugs, protest disruptors and anarchists over legitimate urban stakeholder concerns. Instead of committing crime or rioting, these private citizens fight crime; serving free of charge as protectors, mentors and conflict mediators. Despite such merit, they nonetheless brush up against resistance within some police agencies. Ending such resistance is a much better exercise of federal power than pampering predators.” – Cap Black is Here

“A video of LSU superstar running back Leonard Fournette and sophomore offensive lineman Garrett Brumfield ‘slap boxing’ went viral Wednesday.” – WAFB.com

East Baton Rouge Parish is most heavily affected by power outages as rainfall continues in the area.” – WBRZ.com

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