The Low Popahirum, November 24, 2015


Last month, protesters interrupted a Donald Trump rally in Virginia with chants of ‘Dump Trump’ and clashed with his supporters, one of whom was caught on camera spitting in a protester’s face. Another video caught a protester chanting ‘black power’ and a Trump supporter responding with ‘white power’ as a police officer stood between the two.” – Politico

“Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Turkey’s decision to shoot down a Russian warplane near Turkey’s border with Syria is a ‘stab in the back’ and it would have ‘significant consequences’ for its relations with Turkey, as NATO called an emergency meeting over the incident.” – Fox News

“Sometime in the next several months, a federal appellate court will choose between two narratives used to describe the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision earlier this year to regulate the Internet as a public utility using ‘net neutrality’ rules:” – Red State

“Last week the State Department issued a travel warning to Americans traveling in Brussels after the city went into lock down over an imminent terrorism threat from ISIS. Late last night, that warning was expanded to all international travel for U.S. citizens.” – Katie Pavlich/Town Hall

While Donald Trump has been busy these last few days fabricating and retweeting racist lies in the latest phase of his white nationalist campaign, his fellow competitor, Sen. Ted Cruz, has initiated a subtler but more consequential pivot: He has started disagreeing with Trump, about literally anything.” –

In July, a group of intelligence analysts at the U.S. military’s Central Command accused their bosses of distorting and selectively editing intelligence reports about the fight against ISIS in order to portray that campaign as more successful than it really was. As a result of those complaints, the Pentagon’s inspector general opened an investigation.”- The Daily Beast

“The super PAC supporting Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential bid released its first direct attack ad against Donald Trump on Monday.” – Hot Air

“Hillary Clinton: Blocking Refugees Will Make Muslims Angry at Police Officers” – Breitbart

“When shoppers at a Texas Walmart witnessed a man grabbing an 84-year-old woman’s purse, they didn’t let him get away.” – The Blaze

18-year-old Massachusetts native Ezra Schwartz was murdered last week in Israel by a Palestinian terrorist. But though his life was cut cruelly short, he left behind a beautiful impression. And tonight, the New England Patriots paused to honor the memory of this amazing young man:” – Twitchy


“In his first address since winning election, Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards told teachers Monday that he entered the race because he wanted to improve education, but his first focus will be on the state budget.” – The New Orleans Advocate

“Shreveport police are investigating a reported dog attack that left 5 people wounded Monday.” –

LSU coach Les Miles considers talk about his job security ‘off limits’ right now and he has no interest in retiring.” –

“U.S. Sen. David Vitter shocked a lot of people when, during his concession speech in the governor’s race, he announced he would not seek re-election for his job on Capitol Hill.” –

“Amid a crowd of people waving smiley face signs to the song ‘Happy’ by Pharrell, Governor-elect John Bel Edwards made his first official post-election speech Monday at the Louisiana Federation of Teachers annual convention in Lake Charles.” –

Good morning, Governor. Congratulations on your hard-fought victory. For a while, I wondered if you were going to pull it off. Unfortunately, you don’t have time for a victory lap. Inauguration Day is only seven weeks away — and that includes the holidays. Time to get to work.” – Best of New Orleans

“President-Elect Kenny Matassa told 9News Monday from his election headquarters he’s ready to lead Ascension Parish.” –

A gun battle broke out during the videotaping of an impromptu music video at a block party attended by an estimated 500 people at Bunny Friend playground Sunday, sending 17 people to the hospital with a variety of gunshot-related injuries.” –

“The owner of Reggie’s Bar near LSU says the bar will no longer use a hand stamp that some customers interpreted as a racial slur.” –

“For a coach who has been so embattled almost from day one, so second-guessed, so subject to such withering criticism, Les Miles took on a new persona Monday:” – The Baton Rouge Advocate



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