Low Popahirum, August 31, 2015

NATIONAL

“As of this moment, I have decided that I will be running for president in 2020,” West said before dropping the microphone and leaving the stage.” –  Hot Air

“Donald Trump is basking in the glory of high poll numbers and adoring media, but he still has a major decision to make if he wants to win the GOP nomination.” – Conservative Daily News

“The beginning of the end of the Republican Party has started. On Friday, I told you the Republican Party is dying. Then, yesterday, Ross Douthat in the New York Times echoed my key point.” – Erick Erickson/Red State

“Ohio lawmakers reacted angrily Sunday to the White House’s announcement that President Obama would formally rename Alaska’s Mt. McKinley — North America’s highest peak — “Denali” during his trip to The Last Frontier this week. ” – Fox News

“One of the important lessons to take away from China’s stock market crash is a lesson nobody on Earth should need repeated: communists lie. Collectivists of every stripe devoutly believe that lying to the people in order to maintain power and further their righteous agenda is not only acceptable, but required.” – Breitbart

Univision anchor and open border illegal immigration activist Jorge Ramos is slamming ‘Kate’s Law’ as unfair to illegal aliens. As a reminder Kate’s Law, first introduced to public debate by Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, would give a mandatory five years in prison to violent, deported illegal immigrants who reenter the U.S. Kate’s Law was proposed after 32-year-old Kate Steinle was killed by an illegal alien, who had been deported five times, while walking on a San Francisco pier with her father back in July.” – Town Hall

Hundreds of thousands of people signed up for infidelity website Ashley Madison in the last week, parent company Avid Life Media said on Monday, even after hackers leaked data about millions of its clients.” – One America News

The golden era of the Hillary Clinton-Joe Biden relationship lasted four years — as long as they had Barack Obama to gossip, kibbitz and complain about.” – Politico

“Black Lives Matter protesters marched and chanted “pigs in a blanket, fry ‘em like bacon.” –  The Blaze

“For some reason, people keep stealing this guy’s ‘Hillary For PRISON 2016’ signs.” – Twitchy

LOUISIANA

“Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal issued the following statement today about Katrina anniversary, but, somehow, in a conservative politically correct way, he seemed to have left out something quite important that allowed the Gulf Coast, and Louisiana and New Orleans in particular, to come back from figuratively speaking, the dead.” – Bayou Buzz

“After the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission set the duck dates for the 2015-16 season in the Coastal Zone, many hunters were furious that the commission ignored survey data, and moved the season up a week from the dates proposed by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.” – NOLA.com

“A Lafayette Middle School student arrested Thursday is accused of scrawling a bomb threat on a bathroom wall, leading to the school’s evacuation.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“New Orleanians, out of town visitors and hundreds of volunteers who spent the day cleaning up the city, converged on the Smoothie King Center Saturday night to remember this day, ten years ago.” – Fox 8 Live

“First responders from 47 states attended the funeral of slain Louisiana State Trooper Steven Vincent, State Police said.” – NOLA.com

Thibodaux voters could see a sales tax increase and another tax proposal on the ballot next spring.” –  KALB.com

“University of New Orleans President Peter Fos is expected to announce next week that he’s stepping down from the helm of the Lakefront school, according to a source in the University of Louisiana System, which oversees the school.” –  The Baton Rouge Advocate

Louisiana is the worst state for drivers, according to a new study.” – Fox 8 Live

“A new policy at West Monroe High School forbids students from flying the Confederate battle flag on the high school’s campus, according to principal Shelby Ainsworth.” –  The Ouchita Citizen

“The New Orleans Saints stay winless in the preseason falling to the Houston Texans 27-13. The loss drops the Saints to 0-3.” – Fox 8 Live

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