The Low Popahirum, November 16, 2015


“It took just 48 hours, but the tragic terror attacks on Paris have quickly cleaved the 2016 Republican primary into a contest between those with serious foreign policy experience and those without, shifting the race, at least for now, from a campaign for the presidency to a test for commander in chief.” – Politico

French jets struck the heart of ISIS-controlled territory on Sunday in the first direct retaliation for Friday’s terror attacks that killed at least 129 people in Paris.” – Fox News

This is sad but not unexpected. Even as the manhunt continues for at-large conspirators continues, the left’s propaganda machine is stoking conspiracy theorists blaming the Paris attacks on Israel’s Mossad and the CIA. The blame shifting started early. This appeared while the attacks were still underway.” – Red State

Campaign promises often fall by the wayside once politicians make it to office, but not for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Less than a month after his election, Canada’s head of state has put his pledge to ban oil tanker traffic into motion.” – Hot Air

“After a summer and fall of frivolity, the deadly terror attacks in Paris will hopefully usher in a season of seriousness in the presidential race.” –Daily Caller

“Police at the University of Missouri are determining whether to file charges against Melissa Click, the assistant professor who generated an uproar this week when she was filmed blocking media access to protests at the school.” – CNN Money

The targets included a command center, a recruitment center, an ammunition storage base and a training camp for the terror group, said Mickael Soria, press adviser for France’s defense minister.” – Hot Air

“Over the weekend we learned that at least one of the ISIS terrorists who carried out the worst terror attack in France since World War II came into Europe by posing as a Syrian refugee. Despite this fact, President Obama has no plans to re-evaluate his calls to increase the number of Syrian refugees the United States accepts.” – Katie Pavlich/Town Hall

French police raided homes of suspected Islamist militants across the country overnight in the aftermath of the Paris shootings, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Monday as he warned of potential further attacks.” – Breitbart

A plane was evacuated on the ground Sunday at Ronald Reagan National Airport just outside Washington, D.C., after the crew said two passengers were acting suspiciously, WCVB-TV reported.” – The Blaze


Vitter to Mayor Landrieu: Join me in Calling on Obama to Stop Accepting Syrian Refugees” – Chad Rogers/The Dead Pelican

“The flood of refugees migrating from the terror in Syria and Afghanistan has begun to have a trickle effect in the New Orleans area.” –

Former Congressman Jeff Landry says he’s running for Attorney General in Louisiana because he thinks that state Attorneys General ‘are our last defense’ against government overreach from Washington, D.C.” – Breitbart

Maybe LSU should auction off its offense with proceeds going to disgruntled Tigers fans.” –

“In person early voting has concluded, although absentee ballots can still be accepted for several more days. What does the early vote data tell us?” –

It seemed like a plan: Attack a politician on the basis that he is an abject moral failure, not fit to serve.” –

“While my fellow Advocate columnist Stephanie Grace concludes that, should he win the governor’s race, Democratic state Rep. John Bel Edwards couldn’t significantly guide the state’s direction toward the left, that’s simply not the case. Even in the face of solid Republican legislative majorities, the discretion granted the office would allow Edwards to enact some significant changes that would moot, if not reverse, recent policy progress.” – The New Orleans Advocate

“Louisiana governor and GOP presidential candidate, Bobby Jindal, says the terrorist attacks in Paris serve as an example of why American borders need to be secured.” –

“Louisiana-Monroe athletic director Brian Wickstrom says football coach Todd Berry has been fired.” – Fox8Live

“In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks by an IS (Islamic State) in Paris, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal released a letter addressed to President Obama in regards to Syrian refugees seeking asylum in Louisiana.” –

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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