The Low Popahirum, October 16, 2015

NATIONAL

“Early this summer, Rep. Paul Ryan faced his biggest test yet as a leader who could successfully shepherd major legislation through Congress.” – Politico

“Three months after Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email address and server while secretary of state was referred to the FBI, an intelligence source familiar with the investigation tells Fox News that the team is now focused on whether there were violations of an Espionage Act subsection pertaining to “gross negligence” in the safekeeping of national defense information.” – Fox News

“With 300 million firearms in circulation and calls for more restrictions hitting a wall, Democrats and gun control advocates from California to Virginia are increasingly turning to other proposals such as restricting ammunition and magazine rounds and narrowing the ability to wield weapons.” – Washington Times

“Charles Murray’s new book — BY THE PEOPLE: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission —urges conservatives to embrace civil disobedience, but with a difference: We won’t loot CVS stores.” – Conservative Daily News

The Left is incredibly bipolar when it comes to discussing gender. They are fixated on it, obviously, but the moment you mention it, they recoil in horror and wonder aloud why you are so obsessed with the subject. It must be very exhausting for them.” – Red State

“The day before Huma Abedin appears before the House Benghazi Panel (well staffers at least) it turns out she used ANOTHER private email address to do State Department business. Citizens United ended up finding an email with the redacted address, then put it up online. The email is probably from the list of redacted emails from Hillary Clinton’s clintonmail.com server and has to do with Cornell’s invite to get Clinton to speak at commencement in 2013. Here’s a screencap of the email in question.” – Hot Air

“During an interview with 60 Minuteslast weekend, President Obama made the bold and ignorant claim that Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server during her time at the State Department didn’t compromise U.S. national security.” – Town Hall

“Our corrupt Washington DC/New York media again tried to mess with the Republican presidential field.” – Breitbart

“Texas high school sports officials showed leniency Thursday after a former assistant football coach denied ordering two players to blindside a referee but acknowledged making comments that may have unintentionally instigated the hit.” – The Blaze

You might remember the White House Summit on Worker Voice earlier this month, when President Obama invited some human props to the White House to tell their stories of skipping meals, going homeless, working multiple jobs and earning only $8 an hour after 20 years in the fast food business.” – Twitchy

LOUISIANA

“Possible legal action is looming against a school in Denham Springs.” – WAFB.com

Louisiana already forced oil field operator Danny McCormick into an awkward position years ago, forcing him to pay to clean up messes his competitors made when they cut and ran without a forwarding address.” – WatchDog

“The New Orleans Police Department placed a 11-year veteran on emergency suspension without pay after he was arrested Wednesday in Chalmette for his involvement in a domestic dispute.” – Fox8Live

Excessive use of alcohol cost the U.S. $249 billion in 2010, up from $223.5 billion in 2006, as a result of reduced workplace productivity, crime and health problems, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.” – NOLA.com

A Cankton woman is disputing her water bill, which she said is 18-times what she usually pays.” – KATC.com

“In an effort to clear the more than 100,000 outstanding misdemeanor warrants currently clogging the court system, Baton Rouge officials to turn the city’s jail into a temporary 24-hour misdemeanor jail using money set aside by law for that purpose.” – WAFB.com

Low energy prices will stunt Louisiana’s economy over the next two years, although massive industrial projects will help drive job gains in the Baton Rouge and Lake Charles areas, an economic forecast shows.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“Despite poor poll numbers, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said he is ‘very encouraged’ by the response to his Republican presidential campaign in Iowa.” – qconline.com

Louisiana Tech University hosted a debate among the four major candidates for governor Thursday night — one of the few televised debates Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter has agreed to participate in ahead of the Oct. 24 election.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“Leonard Fournette will be in the spotlight again Saturday, the nation’s leading rusher in prime time for LSU against the Florida Gators’ rushing defense, ranked No. 12 nationally.” – NOLA.com



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