Low Popahirum, September 8, 2015

NATIONAL

“The New England Police Benevolent Association denounced President Obama for his refusal to condemn Black Lives Matter-influenced cop murders and ignoring their devastated families and communities.” – Breitbart

“‘What this case comes down to is no one should have to choose between their career and religion and it’s incumbent upon employers to provide a safe environment where employees can feel they can practice their religion freely,’ said Lena Masri, an attorney with Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.” – Hot Air

“Some were hoping to see former President Bill Clinton, others said they had nothing better to do at that time of day, while others still seemed to be more Bernie supporters. But one thing from Hillary’s campaign event in Cleveland on Sunday, which was supposed to showcase her appeal to millennials, was clear: enthusiasm for the former secretary of state was seemingly nowhere to be found.” – Town Hall

Military prosecutors have reached into a section of military law seldom used since World War II in the politically fraught case against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier held prisoner for years by the Taliban after leaving his post in Afghanistan.” – Fox News

Germany told its European partners they must take in more refugees on Monday as it struggles to cope with record numbers of asylum seekers and as police in Hungary used pepper spray on migrants who broke out of a reception center at the border.” – One America News

“New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s statement on the early morning shooting of Carey Gabay, deputy counsel to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, is awfully similar to the governor’s. Both asked for prayers for Gabay, who was shot in the head after apparently walking into a gang-related shootout, and declared the incident a reminder of the importance of getting guns off the streets.” – Twitchy

“When future generations of Americans look back at the Obama years and try to figure out why government was so dysfunctional, they shouldn’t discount the most obvious answer: The Democrat Party is run by idiots who would struggle with managing a child’s lemonade stand. What follows is a teaspoonful of stupid in the ocean full of “Derp” that are the Obama years.” – Right Wing News

Ohio State’s Braxton Miller’s agile spin move that resulted in a touchdown during Monday night’s victory over Virginia Tech had many fans and athletes praising the two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year.” – The Blaze

“The size of the humanitarian crisis with its epicenter in Syria has reached such proportions that even Barack Obama’s apologists are becoming appalled by the scope and the lack of a visible end point. My colleague, Moe Lane, posted on this earlier in the day. While this particular crisis is tied directly to dunderheaded foreign policy decision making on the part of Hillary Clinton (‘let’s try to overthrow Bashar Assad without a plan and see what happens’), the disaster itself is directly related to Assad being an Iranian client and Obama being unwilling to do anything to make the Iranians unhappy and scuttle his rush to surrender.” – Red State

“You probably should avoid trying this experiment at home.” – The Blaze

LOUISIANA

“Candidates hoping to run in Louisiana’s upcoming elections will start qualifying Tuesday morning.” – Fox 8 Live

“An 18-year-old LSU student who allegedly punched a female fellow student repeatedly in the face at an on-campus fraternity house has been arrested on one count of second-degree battery.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“Detectives are investigating a Labor Day weekend armed robbery of an elderly woman on Algiers Point.” – WWLTV.com

“After roaming across a LaPlace neighborhood for two days, an alligator that crawled out of a storm drain on Thursday morning was killed.” – WAFB.com

“The Capital Region Planning Commission plans to launch a carpooling program for the Baton Rouge area later this month.” – KALB.com

The narrative seems eerily familiar today.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is assisting in the recall of cucumbers because of a salmonella outbreak across several states. State Health Officer Dr. Jimmy Guidry says we’ve seen three cases in Louisiana that could possibly be linked to the contaminated cucumbers. He says they’re working with distributors to get the vegetable off the shelves.” – WWL.com

They’ve been the center of debates for decades – guns. Specifically carrying them out in the open, and just this week, a local incident is sparking some debate online.” – Fox 8 Live

Millennials are moving to New Orleans by the thousands, and it’s not just for Bourbon Street.” – The Daily Signal

“LSU football gets real this week with its second season opener of 2015 at Mississippi State. That’s chat-worthy material, so here I am for this week’s gabfest.” – NOLA.com

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