The Low Popahirum, November 30, 2015

NATIONAL

“The untamable 2016 campaign has settled into a kind of comprehensible chaos with 60 days until the Iowa caucuses.” – Politico

The two civilians killed in Friday’s shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic were identified by authorities and family members on Sunday.” – Fox News

In New Hampshire Sunday night, the three Democrat candidates for President were together again, chumming around at the Jefferson-Jackson dinner and talking about party unity and loving Obama. During the course of the evening, each got up to speak about the various things that Democrats like to hear before coughing up money. Bernie talked about spreading the wealth around, Hillary talked about Hillary, and O’Malley talked about racism.” – Red State

Two senior senators called on Sunday for Washington to nearly triple military force levels in Iraq to 10,000 and send an equal number of troops to Syria as part of a multinational ground force to counter Islamic State in both countries.” – The Guardian

“On the night of the 2010 midterm elections, a portly, silver-haired Jeb Bush stood on a stage in the courtyard of Miami’s luxe Biltmore Hotel, appearing to choke back tears. The beloved former governor of Florida was there to introduce the young conservative insurgent who had just pulled off a remarkable underdog victory in the U.S. Senate race.” – Buzz Feed

Donald Trump on Sunday abruptly scrapped a news conference designed to showcase his support from black religious leaders, as African-American pastors lined up to deny they were willing to endorse the Republican frontrunner.” – Yahoo News

The meeting goes by several names – the United Nations Climate Summit, the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, or COP21, which stands for the 21st meeting of the Conference of Parties that are part of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change. The first COP meeting took place in Berlin in 1995, and the most famous of these was COP3, which resulted in the 1997 Kyoto Protocol to limit greenhouse gas emissions.” – Katie Pavlich/Town Hall

More anti-gun rhetoric from Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton, this time at the Jefferson-Jackson dinner in New Hampshire where she again pushed for a new law to prevent Americans on the DHS’s no-fly list from buying a gun:” – Twitchy

“In the face of college students far and wide complaining about emotional ‘triggers’ they see and hear, annexing ‘safe spaces’ where opposing views can’t hurt their feelings and even threatening free speech, Everett Piper is seemingly fed up with it all.” – The Blaze

Pro-Life leaders are furious with presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson for his comments yesterday that pro-life rhetoric is partially responsible for the shootings that took place in Colorado last week.” – Breitbart

LOUISIANA

A Louisiana State Senator from Geismar was arrested early Sunday morning in New Orleans, according to a spokesperson with the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office. Troy Brown, was taken into custody at 1 a.m. Sunday, and charged with domestic abuse battery, the spokesperson said.” – Fox8Live.com

What a spectacular miscalculation. What disarray. What a joke. What a time to be Joe Alleva.” – CBSSports.com

Some Republicans and conservative political writers are having a difficult time accepting the fact Louisiana is going to have a Democratic governor for the next four years. However, in a republic voters have the last word and they have spoken.” – American Press

“As Louisiana ushers in a new Democratic governor, some political activists are hoping that John Bel Edwards’ election signals an opportunity for more progressive priorities that have been impossible to pass under Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court Doug Welborn spends more than $100,000 a year in public dollars for storage space on Wooddale Boulevard for old records. But more than half of the rented space is empty, while other areas are dedicated to a comfortable office with a TV and a workshop for tools.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

Louisiana voters never got to know a lot about Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards during the gubernatorial campaign. It is because they were bombarded instead with unflattering photographs, malicious and erroneous charges and futile attempts to make him appear to be a liberal lackey of President Obama.” – American Press

Former NBA and LSU basketball player Shaquille O’Neal said LSU football coach Les Miles should keep his job, but while there is still specuation on his position everyone should remain respectful.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

In late July, when the area was hit with a series of excessive heat warnings, some Tangipahoa Parish school parents were concerned about their children returning to class in the midst of the summer’s highest temperatures.” – WWLTV.com

“When New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton watched the Washington Redskins steamroll his team 47-14 two weeks ago, he’d had enough.” – NOLA.com

LSU came back in the second half, after trailing 7-6 at halftime, to beat Texas A&M, 19-7, in the last game of the 2015 regular season as the Tigers finish 8-3.” – WAFB.com



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