Low Popahirum, National Edition (5-14-14)

Midland University President Ben Sasse won the hard-fought Nebraska Senate GOP primary, Tuesday, delivering national conservative groups a much-needed win as they work to overcome early disappointments this cycle.” – The Hill

“The ‘Kill Keystone XL’ crowd isn’t little David up against a Big Oil Goliath. As usual, conventional wisdom isn’t wisdom when the mainstream media ask all the wrong questions with commensurate answers. Behemoth Big Green outstrips Big Oil in expendable revenue by orders of magnitude — if you know how to follow the money.” – Washington Examiner

“This is a particularly cynical strategy by the administration: They take as long as possible to provide the information and then complain that Congress remains obsessed with long-ago issues. Former National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor exemplified the delay-then-demand-others-move-on approach when he recently told Fox News Channel’s Bret Baier, ‘Dude, this was like two years ago.'” – National Review

“Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin announced Tuesday that Russia has denied a NASA request for continued co-habitation of the International Space Station beyond 2020, citing sanctions on Russia over the ongoing crisis in Ukraine as a reason the Russia government wants to distance itself from the US space program.” – Breitbart

“You remember FL-13. Now-Rep. David Jolly beat Democratic favorite Alex Sink in a special election fueled by Obamacare angst. Democrats had a chance to win it back in November, but they just lost their candidate.” – Hot Air

“The maker of a popular hot sauce whose company faces possible government regulation says the U.S. reminds him of communist Vietnam, a country he escaped more than 30 years ago.” – Daily Caller

“The public schools in Washington, D.C., spent $29,349 per pupil in the 2010-2011 school year, according to the latest data from National Center for Education Statistics, but in 2013 fully 83 percent of the eighth graders in these schools were not ‘proficient’ in reading and 81 percent were not ‘proficient’ in math. – CNS News

“Silly me, I thought free speech was legal in America. I thought this was a Republic with a Constitution guaranteeing our right to express ourselves? I didn’t know speaking your mind, or expressing your opinions could result in the end of your career, or the confiscation of your property. Don’t look now but it’s happeningif you’re a conservative.” – Wayne Allyn Root/The Blaze

“The main squeeze of openly gay NFL player Michael Sam comes from a family of Midwest mobsters. Vito Cammisano, the hunky 23-year-old former collegiate swimmer, is the grandson of the late Mafia boss William (Willie the Rat) Cammisano.” – NY Daily News

“Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown warned on Tuesday that his state’s Obamacare program will cost California taxpayers $1.2 billion more than the state originally budgeted for. ” – Breitbart

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