Low Popahirum, September 2, 2015

NATIONAL

“The Texas woman who garnered an unexpected national spotlight after tweeting that a Harris County deputy deserved to be executed was arrested in her home county on an assault warrant out of Houston. The arrest stems from a 2011 incident where she allegedly punched a former co-worker in the face causing bodily injury.” – Breitbart

“Retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) is the 34th senator to support Iran nuclear deal, guaranteeing that President Barack Obama will be able to sustain a veto of an attempt to kill the agreement.” – The Blaze

“As my colleague, Leon Wolf, pointed out yesterday, Hillary can’t rationally claim to not have sent classified material when she either knew or, due to a senior moment, should have known she was creating a classified document.” – Red State

“Ooouuuch. My sides are still aching after last week’s comical announcement by GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush that he had snagged the coveted endorsement of notorious electoral reject Eric Cantor, the former House majority leader kicked to the curb by disgusted voters in Virginia’s 2014 primary election.” – Town Hall

“So says PPP, the same outfit responsible for that poll a few weeks back showing Trump losing head-to-head match-ups against Rubio and Walker in North Carolina. Either NC is an outlier or the mood has changed nationally because Republicans across America now prefer him to either of those candidates — and not narrowly either. He leads Rubio by eight when voters are forced to choose between them and Walker by 14. As for Jeb Bush, gadzooks.” – Hot Air

“President Obama is in Alaska in order to take action on climate change. How so? By showing those receding glaciers who’s boss!” – Twitchy

Jeb Bush went on the offensive Tuesday against GOP presidential front-runner and frequent antagonist Donald Trump, releasing an attack video portraying the mogul as a closet liberal and signaling that he will attempt to bring Trump down in coming weeks.” – Washington Post

“One of the leftist organizations that advocates America’s unilateral disarmament is the Arms Control Association (ACA), founded in 1971. Since its founding, it has constantly called for America’s unilateral nuclear disarmament and stridently opposed the development and deployment of even the most modest missile defense systems.” – Conservative Daily News

“An apparent mass baptism that unfolded on the football field of a public high school in Georgia is now under investigation, the local school district says.” – Washington Times

“A line about a burrito. That’s what got J.J. Watt into showbiz.” – ESPN.go.com

LOUISIANA

“The battle over Planned Parenthood and whether Louisiana will continue to fund the organization through state Medicaid funds will go before a federal judge Wednesday.” – Fox 8 Live

“For most of us we relate the price of oil to the price of gas for our cars. It is nice to not have to spend as much money to fill up the truck these days but what is the real cost of the dollars we are saving at the pump?” – KPEL965.com

“‘We need to be able to stand and say shut it down but stop killing babies,’ said FAMiLY LEADER President and CEO Bob Vander Plaats. “Shut it down. Stop dismembering them. Shut it down. Stop selling their body parts.” – KTIV.com

“Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone told The Talk of the Town’s Tom Pace Tuesday evening that the gunman who opened fire on another man Tuesday morning near Grambling City Hall has surrendered to authorities.” –KSLA.com

“The U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that Gov. Bobby Jindal’s decision to oust Planned Parenthood from Louisiana’s Medicaid program appears to violate federal law by denying Medicaid patients the right to choose their health care providers.” – Town Hall

“The New Orleans metro area lost 3,800 jobs over the 12 months ending July 31, more than any other city in the country, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.” – The New Orleans Advocate

“Former Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rob Maness pledged Tuesday to use his political action committee formed after his Senate campaign to help Republican Jeff Landry get elected Attorney General.” – NOLA.com

“In a Facebook release, the group (LSU College Republicans) had the following to say regarding their endorsement of Landry over incumbent Buddy Caldwell. ” – Cajun Conservatism

“Did you notice gas dropped below $2 at more Louisiana gas stations over this past weekend?” – NOLA.com

“Brandon Harris wasn’t surprised when the sophomore learned that he would be starting in LSU’s opening game against McNeese State.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

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