The Low Popahirum, November 26, 2015

NATIONAL

“After months of waiting for Donald Trump’s decline, Republican insiders now concede the poll leader could take two of the first four early voting states, though they caution his hold on Iowa is weak.” – Politico

“With as many as 1,000 active cases, Fox News has learned at least 48 ISIS suspects are considered so high risk that the FBI is using its elite tracking squads known as the mobile surveillance teams or MST to track them domestically.” – Fox News

If you were to acquire political information only from former and current officials of the Obama administration, you would think the Republican party is borderline seditious. President Obama himself regularly castigates Republican motives as un-American. Last week, in a typical tweet aimed at Republican presidential candidates, he said, ‘Slamming the door in the face of refugees would betray our deepest values. That’s not who we are.'” – Weekly Standard

“With as many as 1,000 active cases, Fox News has learned at least 48 ISIS suspects are considered so high risk that the FBI is using its elite tracking squads known as the mobile surveillance teams or MST to track them domestically.” – Fox News

“Donald Trump has accused a New York Times reporter of ‘grandstanding about his disability’ as he denied mocking the journalist’s condition during a campaign speech.” – The Guardian

“The chief rabbi of Brussels told an Israeli radio station Monday that there is no future for Jews in Europe, The Jerusalem Post reports.” – Daily Caller

The risk corridors program was designed to be a temporary stopgap against high insurance claims during the first three years of the new federal program.” – Hot Air

“Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Thursday that he would be ‘supportive’ of Congress issuing a formal declaration of war against the Islamic State.” – The Blaze

Dr. Ben Carson boarded a flight to the Middle Eastern nation of Jordan late on Thanksgiving to embark on a tour of Syrian refugee camps there on Friday, he told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview before the trip.” – Breitbart

“Thanksgiving is the official start of the holiday season. From Thanksgiving to Christmas there is an abundance of food, Christmas decorations, Hanukkah, presents, Christmas music and more. Truth be told, it is my favorite time of the year. In addition to everything listed, there are a bunch of different movies and TV specials to choose from. I have managed to create this list of five that you should definitely watch.” – Red State

LOUISIANA

“Thanks in part to California Republican political consultant Rob Stutzman, Louisiana has elected a Democratic governor instead of a Republican one.” – Breitbart

A trip to the Big Apple – from Broadway to Park Avenue – who wouldn’t ‘want to be a part of it,’ as the singer says?” – Fox8Live.com

“Last week more than two dozen men graduated from the re-entry program at the new Orleans Parish correctional complex in New Orleans.” – WDSU.com

Les Miles was still the LSU coach Wednesday night, although sources continue to tell WAFB it’s only a matter of days before a change is made.” – WAFB.com

“Several legislators said Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards wants New Orleans Rep. Walt Leger, a Democrat, to be Speaker of the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, which likely means Leger will have enough votes to win the leadership position.” – NOLA.com

“A New Orleans man who stole several cases of beer from Cracker Barrel and his get-away driver crashed into a gas pump as they were fleeing from police at speeds up to 70 mph in a 20 mph zone.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“As the recently released dashcam video of a Chicago cop shooting a young Black man inflames sensibilities, let’s use Thanksgiving to rise above their mayor’s stealth ‘let no crisis go to waste’ ploy to rile up the 2016 progressive vote. – The Bold Pursuit

Entergy Louisiana, the state’s largest utility company, announced Wednesday it has exceeded a state cap of 0.5 percent on solar-power production, allowing it to stop providing full credit to solar customers for each unit of energy they place on the grid.” – WWLTV.com

“With the expected Black Friday release of her anticipated 2015 album Anti, R&B artist Rihanna has announced a globe-trotting 2016 world tour. She stops in New Orleans at the Smoothe King Center on Tuesday, March 8, among 70 international dates through August. Travis Scott will open on all North American dates.” – Best of New Orleans

“New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis was placed on the injured reserve list Thursday, ending his injury-riddled season.” – NOLA.com

 



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