Low Popahirum, June 8, 2015

LOUISIANA

“Eleven legislators are seeking answers about Gov. Bobby Jindal’s “no tax” pledge directly from the man who issued it — Grover Norquist, head of Americans for Tax Reform in Washington D.C.” —Times-Picayune

“Just weeks before he is expected to announce his presidential campaign, Bobby Jindal is at the nadir of his political career.” —Washington Post

“Alex Bregman, Kade Scivicque and Conner Hale all drove in runs in their last home at-bats, Jared Poché pitched out of a host of sweat-soaked jams and LSU is heading back to baseball’s promised land: the College World Series.” —The Advocate

“The Caddo Parish sheriff’s house is among dozens flooded in northwest Louisiana as Oklahoma and Texas floodwaters swell the Red River, and authorities were considering whether to evacuate a veterans’ home with 144 residents.” —AP

“University of New Orleans’ CHART program has won $2,500 in a national contest to identify promising solutions to weather-related disasters. The winning project, Risk Literacy, helps people learn to read while also teaching them about disaster preparedness.” —Times-Picayune

“With a $600,000 annual salary, LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander ranks in the top 10 percent of public university presidents in the nation in base pay.” —The Advocate

NATIONAL

“This number may not matter-of-factly prove the country is turning more pro-life, but it certainly is an encouraging sign for the culture of life in the United States. Since 2010, the number of abortions nationwide has decreased 12 percent, according to a new Associated Press report. Most surprisingly, the rate has even decreased in some of the country’s most liberal hubs.” –Townhall.com

“Is there anyone in the entire universe who isn’t Lindsey Graham, John McCain, or Lindsey Graham’s mother who thinks that Lindsey Graham should be president?” –Townhall.com

“Despite having the legal authority for a life-ending service, abortion supporters/promoters are less than happy. As has been seen recently, a NARAL-supported bill in the California legislature, known as AB775, would dramatically affect crisis pregnancy centers. Although its name is “Reproductive FACT Act”, the reality is that the bill is a one-sided attack on CPCs, and would require they promote abortion or face fines.” –Red State

“What he failed to mention is that the event held by the right-leaning American Legislative Exchange Council was open to the press, he did not register for the event, he registered at the hotel under an assumed name, and the hotel was not a resort, just a hotel in Savannah. More particularly, it was the Hyatt in Savannah.” –Red State

“A McKinney, Texas, police officer has been placed on administrative leave following a YouTube video of a disturbance at a pool party Friday in a North Dallas suburb.” –Rare

“Left media is ablaze with articles condemning the police response to a pool party at a McKinney, Texas, subdivision. Now a video is emerging showing why police were called to the scene to begin with – violence.” –Breitbart Texas

“New Jersey Governor Chris Christie pledged on Sunday that if he were elected president, he would end legal marijuana in Washington and Colorado.” –Rare

“Will Gillibrand, a self-proclaimed champion of women’s rights, now start a tradition of bringing porn stars to the State of the Union? If so, here are eight excellent candidates for Gillibrand’s 2016 porn star invite:” –Daily Caller

 

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