The Low Popahirum, September 21, 2015

NATIONAL

“Moving to take advantage of her breakout debate performance and attendant surge in the polls, Carly Fiorina and her top aides are aggressively reaching out to top GOP donors, operatives and elected officials in a frantic effort to build out her skeletal campaign infrastructure.” – Politico

“Five men nabbed last month about to board a flight at South Africa’s busiest airport with $6 million stuffed in bags may have made hundreds of such trips — with inside help — as part of a cash pipeline to fund the Islamic State, police sources said Monday.” – Fox News

The problem for Sanders is a demographic one. In the South, where a number of states hold primaries in February and the first half of March, Clinton still has a lock on nonwhite Democrats.” – Red State

I do not believe Sharia is consistent with the Constitution of this country,” Carson said. “Muslims feel that their religion is very much a part of your public life and what you do as a public official, and that’s inconsistent with our principles and our Constitution.” – Hot Air

“Over the weekend new and spontaneous Hillary Clinton claimed during an interview with CBS’ Face the Nation that she “cannot imagine anyone being more of an outsider than the first woman president.” In other words, herself. ” –  Katie Pavlich/Town Hall

“Scarborough said, “It was rich this weekend…for Hillary Clinton to come out and criticize anybody for spreading the rumors about Barack Obama when it all started with her, and her campaign, passing things around in the Democratic primary, rich. Now listen, the Republicans are wrong for doing what they’re doing. It started, this started with Hillary Clinton and it was spread by the Clinton team.” – Breitbart

“Before he was fatally shot in 2012, Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Jr. told his father that at night he could hear Afghan officers sexually abusing young boys, but there was nothing he could do about it.” – The Blaze

That really is hilarious. The reason for it is even funnier. You see, this happened:” – Twitchy

“The Donald Trump campaign released on Friday an 1100 word policy position on the second amendment in which Trump re-shapes his formerly gun-grabbing position into a strict constitutionalist’s view.” – Conservative Daily News

Vladimir Putin views the Syrian army and its Iranian allies as incapable of defeating the Islamic State in Syria, prompting the Russian president to directly intervene in recent weeks by setting up an air base and sending in tanks, artillery and jet fighters, a report to Congress says.” – Washington Times

LOUISIANA

“Troopers assigned to the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations, in a joint effort with the Department of Homeland Security, seized 15.6 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated street value of $468,000 in Thibodaux.” – Fox 8 Live

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is chiding the media for “absurd hypothetical” questions to Republican presidential candidates about whether they could ever support a Muslim for president.” – Daily Caller

“Even when the New Orleans Saints were average or bad in the 1980s, ’90s and 2000s, they could count on their refuge of last resort – the Louisiana Superdome.” – WWLTV.com

“If you only watched the three-hour, 11-candidate Republican debate on CNN last week, you missed something valuable. In some ways, the preliminary forum proved to be, if not better television, a more enlightening window into the state of the GOP.” – Washington Times

“Barring interference from a federal court, Albert Woodfox — the last remaining member of the Angola 3 — will stand trial for a third time in the 1972 murder of a prison guard, despite many of the witnesses having died.” – NOLA.com

“Snubbing its own parish president, the Republican Party of Jefferson Parish has endorsed Billy Nungesser for Louisiana lieutentant governor over John Young and two other candidates. The announcement came after the party’s executive committee met Saturday to consider races on the Oct. 24 ballot.” – NOLA.com

“In his bid to remove four Confederate monuments, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has divided the city over an issue that until recently was not being discussed. The Mayor turned a non-issue into a controversy when he decided to make the removal of the monuments a top priority of his administration. Unfortunately, while the Mayor and his underlings spend precious time on the supposed problem of four inanimate objects, too many of his living and breathing constituents are facing the threat of violent crime on the streets of New Orleans.” – Bayou Buzz

“Over $12 million in bond has been set for a Livingston Parish couple accused of producing pornography involving bestiality, law enforcement sources say. The male is also accused of being in possession of pornography involving children, records show.” – WAFB.com

St. Bernard Parish president candidates took to the campaign trail Friday night at the Chalmette-Holy Cross football game, but one candidate clouded by controversy watched from the sidelines.” – Fox 8 Live

“Welcome to Film Room, our weekly analysis of LSU’s last football game. Have a seat. No talking. No tweeting. No texting. Pay attention.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate



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