The Low Popahirum, November 13, 2015

NATIONAL

A black activist allegedly assaulted a Christian preacher in a “free speech zone” at the University of Missouri on Thursday.” – The Blaze

“They came wearing Uggs.” – Breitbart

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and businessman Donald Trump are in a dead heat for the Republican presidential nomination in Texas, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.” – Red State

It occurred to me last night, as random strangers were tweeting this story at me, that I’ll be expected to commit ritual seppuku if Romney somehow ends up jumping into this clusterfark. Even though I have no influence over anyone, I took the joke too far. I planted the seed. And I watered it with the tears of thousands of bored readers who sat through post after post about it.” – Hot Air

“Jennifer Lawrence tells Vogue magazine that Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis, who was jailed in September for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, makes her feel ’embarrassed to be from Kentucky.’” – Breitbart

Students in a class at the University of Colorado at Boulder gave up a planned rally to support protests of institutional racism at the University of Missouri after a black student group at Colorado spoke out against it, The Daily Camera reports. Members of the class ‘Whiteness Studies,’ which examines racial inequality, were to hold the rally on Friday afternoon but canceled it when members of the Black Student Alliance complained about not being consulted.” – Chronicle

“So let’s make an educated guess. Based on a 2011 paper by Northwestern University professor Jacqueline Stevens and a 2011 report from the University of California, Berkeley’s law school, let’s say that about 1 percent of total apprehensions are in error because the person apprehended is a U.S. citizen. (Remember, these estimates are based on today’s data.) One percent of 11 million implies over 100,000 U.S. citizens mistakenly apprehended, some of whom may end up deported. That’s a lot of people. It eclipses in number the internment of U.S. citizens of Japanese ancestry during World War II.” – National Review

Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S. The CIA’s famous Presidential Daily Brief, presented to George W. Bush on August 6, 2001, has always been Exhibit A in the case that his administration shrugged off warnings of an Al Qaeda attack. But months earlier, starting in the spring of 2001, the CIA repeatedly and urgently began to warn the White House that an attack was coming.” – Politico

“Carson answers Trump attack, says won’t be dragged into the ‘mud’” – Fox News

House Bill 2 has been a favorite target of pro-abortion supporters because its strict standards have shuttered about half of the abortion clinics in Texas. The legislation has withstood the attacks thus far, yet it now faces its biggest challenge yet. The Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments over the law’s specifics in Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole, accepting its first abortion case since 2007.” – Townhall

LOUISIANA

“So I learn today that Democratic Senate Candidate Mickey Murphy just launched an attack ad against Republican opponent Beth Mizell.  ‘Stupid’ is the only word I can use to describe the commercial’s premise.” – The Dead Pelican

MOON GRIFFON SHOW: State Treasurer John Kennedy on Governors Runoff” – Moon Griffon 

State Treasurer John Kennedy appeared on the Moon Griffon radio show Friday to discuss the Louisiana governor’s race.” – Chad Rogers/The Dead Pelican

Asked by Bannon how important it is for a Republican to remain as governor of Louisiana at this time, Vitter replied, “Oh, it’s really important. You know we’re at a crossroads and we’re in a bad way in Louisiana with a lot of challenges.'” – Breitbart

A top Louisiana coastal official says the federal government’s lack of an over-arching plan on how to fight land loss in Louisiana is wasting money that could be spent on fixing the state’s problems.” – WWL.com

For the second time in a year, The State Ethics Board has slapped a Plaquemines Parish councilman with ethics charges.” – Fox8Live

“The race for Louisiana Governor is getting some star power.” – MyArkLaMiss.com

“More than 10 years after the alleged incidents happened, a West Bank pastor is behind bars, accused of raping a juvenile.” – WDSU.com

The Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier City brought in the holiday cheer with the lighting of their 40-foot-tall Christmas tree Thursday night.” – KSLA.com

Jennifer and Sheldon Strasner did the almost impossible — they built a new home and had fun doing it.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate



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