The Low Popahirum, September 28, 2015

NATIONAL

“If Ted Cruz is ever going to break through in the Republican presidential primary, the time is now.” – Politico

“Asked about his recent remark that he wouldn’t ‘advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation,’ Carson clarified his statement by saying he would ‘have problems with somebody who embraced all the doctrines associated with Islam.’” – The Blaze

“As Pope Francis flew back to Rome, President Obama issued a stern warning to Christians, warning them their attempts to assert their religious liberty to oppose gay rights would fail.” – Breitbart

“The desperate attempts by Democrats to ignore or explain away the Planned Parenthood videos have provided us with plenty of excellent examples showcasing just how dedicated the Left is to abortion. However, the latest rhetoric from the Obama administration might top everything else in recent memory to show how extreme their attachment is. From the Huffington Post (I’m reading it so you don’t have to), we see this:” – Red State

Hillary Clinton is getting a lot of stand up material from this whole email controversy.”- Town Hall

“Last night, Donald Trump sat down with Scott Pelley on ’60 Minutes’ and made a gloriously confused barrage of promises and wishcasting about taxes, Social Security, ISIL, trade, and immigration. There’s a lot in there, but for my money his most laughable comments were about repealing Obamacare. Here’s the key section:” – Hot Air

“President Bush made the meme ‘Axis of Evil’ a part of American culture in his 2002 State of the Union address, but Obama’s bumbling in the middle-east has made the moniker valid again.” – Conservative Daily News

A Green Beret ordered discharged after he and his team leader body-slammed an alleged Afghan child rapist is speaking out against the Army’s effort to punish him, as he fights to stay in the service. ” – Fox News

Hillary Clinton went on Meet the Press yesterday to address ‘conspiracy theories’ about her email. Clinton also said that she’s been as transparent as possible, and she just might have a point:” – Twitchy

Pope Francis said on Monday government officials have a ‘human right’ to refuse to discharge a duty, such as issuing marriage licenses to homosexuals, if they feel it violates their conscience.” – One America News

LOUISIANA

“Has Gov. Bobby Jindal lost the ‘Duck Dynasty’ vote to Donald Trump?” – NOLA.com

“Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, currently the third-highest-ranking House Republican, confirmed in an exclusive interview Sunday that he will run for the position of House Majority Leader when the race opens up as expected.” – WWLTV.com

Six boaters were rescued Sunday after a recreational boat capsized near Grand Isle.” – Fox 8 Live

Derrick Shepherd’s name will appear on the Oct. 24 ballot no matter what happens in court over the next couple of weeks to determine whether the former state senator, a convicted felon, may run for the Louisiana House of Representatives. The secretary of state’s office has already sent the list of candidates to the printer, spokeswoman Meg Casper said Friday (Sept. 25).” – NOLA.com

Police said a man is in custody after a more than three-hour standoff situation on Winbourne Avenue and Acadian Thruway in Baton Rouge.” – WAFB.com

Bobby Jindal’s presidential run has been fueled by more than $4.5 million in money, sent to independent groups connected to the Louisiana governor.  Those groups have mostly raised Louisiana money, with most of the donations connected to state government.” – Fox 8 Live

“Get ready for a rare double feature, starring our very own moon.” – Fox 8 Live

“With the campaign for governor now in full swing, another campaign is quietly underway to elect perhaps the second-most powerful position in state government: the speaker of the House of Representatives.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

 “Former Marines Kelsie Owen and Kevin McClendon both have post-traumatic stress disorder — and have specially trained dogs that are helping them recover from the illness.” – TBO.com

C.J. Spiller’s return has divvied up the carries in the Saints’ backfield a little bit so far.” – The Advocate Blogs



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