The Low Popahirum, September 22, 2015


The super PAC backing Scott Walker was on pace to raise as much as $40 million by the end of the year and planned a series of as many as 10 advertisements in Iowa to showcase the Wisconsin governor’s record.” – Politico

“Simple: act like a Christian.” – Red State

Women White House staffers still earn 15.8 percent less on average than their male counterparts, according to an analysis from the conservative American Enterprise Institute of the latest disclosure reports. But the 25 highest-earning aides are evenly split — with 13 men and 12 women each earning between $165,300 and $173,922 a year.” – Hot Air

“Over the weekend during an interview with CBS News’ Face The Nation, Democrat presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suggested the United States should take in 65,000 refugees fleeing the Middle East. At this point the Obama administration has increased the number of refugees from Syria from 1500 to 10,000.” – Town Hall

Volkswagen says that an internal investigation has revealed that 11 million of its vehicles sold worldwide are fitted with the same software designed to trick emissions-testing equipment as the 500,000 vehicles involved in an emerging scandal in the United States.” – Fox News

“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

“The immigrant population in the U.S. hit a record high 42.4 million in July 2014, according to a new analysis of Census Bureau data by the Center for Immigration Studies.” – Breitbart

“The Jersey City Board of Education voted last week not to close schools for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, one of the most important holidays for Muslims.” – The Blaze

Cher being Cher this morning:” – Twitchy

“The FBI refused to cooperate Monday with a court-ordered inquiry into former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s email server, telling the State Department that they won’t even confirm they are investigating the matter themselves, much less willing to tell the rest of the government what’s going on.” – Washington Times


“A judge will hear arguments Tuesday from attorneys for a convicted former state lawmaker who wants to run for office again.” – Fox 8 Live

“It’s the attack of the attack ads as the race for Louisiana governor heats up. Super PACs purchased many of the spots in the recent round of ads.” –

The mudslinging has begun. This weekend gubernatorial candidate David Vitter released attack ads on his republican challengers – Scott Angelle and Jay Dardenne. Now they are firing back.” –

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign raised at least $400,000 during a swing through Louisiana on Monday.” – The Advocate Blogs

“The pattern in the Gulf of Mexico could get a little more interesting starting this weekend into early next week if the deterministic and ensemble mid-range models are correct.” –

“Thanks to a chance meeting with a Baton Rouge doctor during the Hurricane Katrina evacuation 10 years ago, Archbishop Chapelle High School Principal John Serio will attend Pope Francis’ congressional address Sept. 24 in Washington, D.C.” –

“A shadowy outside Super PAC is taking aim again at U.S. Sen. David Vitter in the governor’s race.” – The Advocate Blogs

“Political science junior Caitlin Connor stuffs her 12-gauge Krieghoff shotgun in her camper-style backpack each afternoon before practice. As it goes in, the gold and silver medals in her bag clinks like wind chimes.” – LSU Reveille

“Some Acadiana communities will receive a boost in state funding for some much needed public improvements.” –

Wendy Jeter didn’t look her best. She’ll admit to that.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate 



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