Low Popahirum, National Edition (6-24-14)

“A story about a badly disfigured little girl being asked to leave a Kentucky Fried Chicken because her scars were allegedly disturbing other customers is a hoax, an unnamed source has told the Laurel Leader-Call in Laurel, Miss.” – USA Today

Records of dead veterans were changed or physically altered, some even in recent weeks, to hide how many people died while waiting for care at the Phoenix VA hospital, a whistle-blower told CNN in stunning revelations that point to a new coverup in the ongoing VA scandal.” – CNN

“Today on MSNBC, Glenn Greenwald told host Ronan Farrow that a new document release from Edward Snowden is ‘very imminent,’ and called it ‘one of the most important in the archive.’ Farrow asked if there were any more disclosures to come that are significant. Greenwald indicated this is definitely the case:” – Truth Revolt

“Last week, during the official celebration of the Los Angeles Kings’ Stanley Cup victory, the mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, told a jammed Staples Center that ‘there are two long-standing rules for politicians’: ‘They say never, ever be pictured with a drink in your hand, and never swear. But this is a big f***ing day,’ he said, holding up a bottle of Bud Light.” – Dennis Prager/National Review

“Some have speculated that Massie and Amash’s libertarian leadership could be having a substantively conservative effect on the GOP overall, in that it is guiding more Republicans than ever, even some who could be considered part of the establishment, to supporting legislation that restrains government growth and power. For the first time in a long time, are Republicans legitimately becoming the party of limited government again?” – Rare.us

“MSNBC’S Joe Scarborough angrily denounced The New York Times for burying a new story on the Treasury’s internal investigation over the lost IRS emails, calling it a ‘scam’ and explaining ‘this is why conservatives don’t trust print media.’” – Daily Caller

“If Cochran is ousted, as multiple polls predict, national Republicans will also be in a tough spot and forced to decide whether they’ll embrace a controversial nominee they’ve spent months trashing.” – The Hill

Today is runoff day in Mississippi. We should not underestimate the ability of Haley Barbour to turn out voters for Thad Cochran. It will be a case of motivation of the voters. And that is exactly why runoffs tend to be nasty, horrible affairs. Runoffs are not about voter mobilization. They are about voter suppression. I say this as someone who has consulted on and managed more than one runoff and winning more than losing.” – Erick Erickson/RedState

“On his Monday radio show, conservative talk show Mark Levin reacted to how congressional Democrats in a House Oversight Hearing had conducted themselves earlier over the committee’s inquiry into missing emails related to an investigation of former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner.” – Breitbart

“The Supreme Court on Monday slightly weakened the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to force industrial pollution sources to curb greenhouse-gas emissions as a condition of their Clean Air Act permits.” – National Journal

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