The Low Popahirum, November 3, 2015

NATIONAL

Hillary Clinton recently went on Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ and said she’s now prepared to bust up the big banks. If banks make too many risky investments, “they have to know — their shareholders have to know — they will fail.” – Politico

The Pentagon is certain the Russian airliner that exploded over the Sinai Peninsula Saturday was not shot down, a U.S. defense official with access to the latest intelligence report of the crash told Fox News.” – Fox News

The bizarre and as-yet-unexplained crash of Metrojet Flight 9268 has highlighted a possible gaping hole in much of the American commentary about Russia’s war-by-proxy with American in Syria. American commentators are understandably focused on how President Obama will react to Putin’s every move in Syria, but it seems fairly obvious that Putin is (justifiably) completely unconcerned about Obama, who he is treating as basically a non-entity in the region.” – Red State

Hot Air and Townhall Media Group commissioned our third scientific poll of the 2016 cycle, partnering with Survey Monkey on the races in both parties. The online survey of 2,444 random registered voters across the United States took place among a potential audience of 45 million in the Survey Monkey response database, rather than just among readers of Hot Air and Townhall Media Group sites. Once again, we decided to wait until Friday of last week to start polling in order to test for more lasting impressions after the CNBC debate.” – Hot Air

The event celebrating a new biography of Jack Kemp — a conservative hero who saw promise in the nexus of business and government — was held in the Corinthian-columned headquarters of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce across Lafayette Square from the White House.” – New York Times

“Over the years, I’ve probably written hundreds of pieces grumbling about the mainstream media’s liberal bias, which is real, widespread, and often corrupt. But if media organizations—and this includes conservative outfits, as well—allow politicians to micromanage debates in the way Republicans are now discussing, they won’t be making these events any less biased, only less informative and entertaining.” – The Federalist

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban accused billionaire investor George Soros of being a prominent member of a circle of “activists” trying to undermine European nations by supporting refugees heading to the continent from the Middle East and beyond.” – Bloomberg.com

“In 2008, Hillary Clinton accused Barack Obama of being a gun-grabber. Seven years later, she’s complaining that Obama hasn’t grabbed enough guns. In a new campaign ad launched today, Team Hillary demands more federal action on gun control, apparently sensing a weakness in Bernie Sanders’ record — but possibly opening up a large weakness in Hillary’s general-election campaign:” – Hot Air

“A Survey USA poll of 2712 registered voters in Florida taken between Wednesday and Sunday (or four post-CNBC debate days) shows that in a head-to-head match-up with Hillary Clinton, outsiders Donald Trump and Dr. Ben Carson would defeat the former-Secretary of State, while establishment favorites (and hometown boys) Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) 77% would lose to the likely Democrat nominee.” – Breitbart

“Report Reveals What Is Now the Largest Single Religious Group Among Democrats and Democratic-Leaning Americans — and It’s Stunning” – The Blaze

LOUISIANA

Geri Broussard Baloney endorsed former attorney general’s race opponent Jeff Landry at the Baton Rouge Press Club for the upcoming runoff.” – WBRZ.com

“A poll from WVLA-TV and JMC Analytics show that John Bel Edwards leading by 20 percentage points over David Vitter.” – KPLCTV.com

Louisiana State Police have apprehended a man who fled from his car after a high speed chase early Tuesday led state troopers to Ponchatoula, La.” – WWLTV.com

Congressman John Fleming is throwing his support behind Billy Nungesser in his runoff race for Lt. Governor.” – MyArkLaMiss.com

“A new survey conducted by the Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) shows a majority of black voters in several states strongly support school-choice, and many favor the option to send their children to public charter schools.” – Breitbart

The former Scotlandville Magnet High School principal who was fired for using a stick to break up a fight is now in a fight of his own. After a hearing Monday, it is now up to a judge if the he will get his job back.” – WAFB.com

Dylan Miller first saw a Rubik’s Cube about two years ago at a garage sale at his school. He was intrigued, bought it, and it soon started gathering dust in his bedroom.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“LSU’s Leonard Fournette on how Alabama game ‘gives me chills,’ what fans are telling him” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“Jay Vicknair, who served as Republican Jay Dardenne’s campaign manager in the lieutenant governor’s failed bid for governor in the Oct. 24 primary, has joined U.S. Sen. David Vitter’s campaign in the runoff election.” – NOLA.com



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