Low Popahirum, February 11, 2015


“President Obama on Wednesday opened the door to ‘limited’ ground combat operations against the Islamic State, as he asked Congress to formally authorize military force against the terrorist network.” – Fox News

Just as with Rachel Corrie, the press tries to paint Kayla as a selfless volunteer helping poor Arab refugees. She may have helped injured Arabs in ‘refugee’ camps, but she was working to support the goals of Palestinian irredentists and to interfere with the IDF on behalf of terrorist groups.” – Arutz Sheva

“Barack Obama is not just a BS artist of the first rank; he is the gold standard in BS. He’s not so good that anyone who knows what Obama is talking about would fall for his act, but we must give credit where credit is due. When it comes to BS, he never lets his guard down. Thus he told political adviser David Axelrod after an event where he stated his opposition to same-sex marriage: ‘I’m just not very good at bullshitting.’ BS!” – Power Line

“In fact, in one area –and one area only — has he tried to quell anger. That would be any anger towards Islamic extremism. In that no-go zone he has done his best to manufacture apathy or ignorance or willful blindness. Why?”  – American Thinker

“Conservatism as we know it today did not really exist before the twentieth century. Prior to that, it was just the way things were done. The powers of the federal government were limited, states and localities were dominant, and people did not look to Washington DC to solve every last problem. Granted, the scope of federal power increased during the nineteenth century—for example, during the Civil War—but conservatives today are wont to celebrate those expansions.” – Jay Cost/The Federalist

“Now the house organ of the Obama administration, the New York Times, is belatedly discovering that, hey, just because you might be forcibly ‘insured’ under the Patient Deflection and Unaffordable Care Act, that doesn’t mean you’re actually ‘covered’ in any meaningful sense, thanks to the zillion pages of bureaucratic regulations that attend the ACA. Suckers!” – Michael Walsh/PJ Media

“Populist groups cheering ‘Run Warren Run,’ today released 2016 election polls from Iowa and New Hampshire showing Sen. Elizabeth Warren ahead of dominant Democrat Hillary Clinton.” – Washington Examiner

“The wages of journalistic sin, at least in the case of Brian Williams, are six months without wages — and without an office. Per an e-mail from NBC Universal, Williams will come back in late September, while Lester Holt fills in as anchor:” – Hot Air

“Doubtless, softer targets exist in the budget for Walker to cut, from a public relations standpoint. But having established himself as being someone who has won election three times, Walker has political capital to pick intentional fights with the constituencies that have long been on the conservative wish list for cuts, and who have also been thorns in his side, politically. Walker’s throne of skulls is already pretty impressive, but it looks like he’s not done decorating it yet.” – RedState

“A gunman who had posted anti-religious messages on social media was charged with killing three Muslim students near the University of North Carolina in what police said on Wednesday was an ongoing dispute over parking.” – Reuters


“Planned Parenthood is appealing a state health department rejection of its application seeking to perform abortion services in New Orleans. The organization said it filed a notice of appeal Tuesday with the state Division of Administrative Law, rather than file a lawsuit challenging the rejection.” – Baton Rouge Advocate

“Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration is considering existing tax credit cuts, selective tuition increases and new service fees to help with Louisiana’s looming budget crisis.” – NOLA.com

“Treasurer John Kennedy says state officials, seeking to stave off a downgrade to Louisiana’s credit rating, asked a national rating agency to give Louisiana time to clean up its budget mess.” – Lake Charles American Press

“Recovery School District charters in New Orleans are on track to cut expulsions by one third in the 2014-15 academic year, and officials say it’s due to a new policy that lets administrators counsel students instead of kicking them out. But expulsions in Orleans Parish public schools are up, almost entirely because of a single school.” – NOLA.com

“Police responded to a Houma residence to find a woman holding the severed head of a newborn puppy. Three other dead puppies were also found inside of the residence, stuffed inside of a plastic bag and hidden under a couch.” – Fox 8 Live

We need to act now. We don’t want future generations visiting the ruins of Louisiana’s great universities. We need to stop dismantling what past generations worked so hard to build.” – John Kennedy/Baton Rouge Advocate

“More than a dozen Louisiana public school districts have passed resolutions that ask the state not to enforce penalities for students who decide not take to the Common Core standardized tests.” – WWL-AM

“Over the past month, Gov. Bobby Jindal has gotten the one thing he seemingly wanted for years — the national media spotlight.” – NOLA.com

“Another of the witnesses whose testimony helped put former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin in prison is about to learn his own sentence for corruption.” – Fox 8 Live

“History, or rather stopping it, was literally in the air. It hung on Keith Hornsby’s off-balance, contested 3-pointer from the left wing with three seconds left, a shot to drive a stake in the Wildcats’ hopes of perfection.” – Baton Rouge Advocate



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