The Low Popahirum, November 4, 2015

NATIONAL

If Jeb Bush hasn’t hit rock bottom, he’s close — or at least as close as a son and brother of presidents and keeper of a $100 million war chest can get.” – Politico

The true story of Garlin Murl Conner’s heroism in the face of a Nazi onslaught might have gone to the grave with the soft-spoken Kentucky farmer if not for a chance phone call from another military man trying to piece together the last days of his uncle’s life.” – Fox News

Over a week ago I declared Ben Carson the national GOP frontrunner. I saw a string of polls growing, and while the lagging indicators still gave Donald Trump the edge, I was confident enough to say Carson was on top.” – Red State

Democrats stunned by Matt Bevin’s victory in the race for Kentucky governor blamed ‘Trump-mania’ for the Tea Party candidate’s unlikely 53%-44% win over Democrat Jack Conway.” – Breitbart

“Anyone who hoped that Iran’s nuclear agreement with the United States and other powers portended a new era of openness with the West has been jolted with a series of increasingly rude awakenings over the past few weeks.” – New York Times

A lot of conservatives dislike the immigration legislation that Senator Rubio sponsored in 2013. (I’m one of them.) Will the issue doom him in the presidential primaries? I don’t think so, for three reasons.” – National Review

“On Wednesday, more than a dozen of the nation’s leading Hispanic groups are planning to hold a ‘Dump Trump’ rally outside 30 Rockefeller Plaza, where ‘Saturday Night Live’ is taped. Latino and immigration groups also plan to deliver a petition, with 460,000 signatures, calling on NBC Studios and Mr. Michaels to drop Mr. Trump…” – Hot Air

“Watch: Relatives of Three Benghazi Victims Contradict Hillary Campaign Claim” – Town Hall

“The latest Quinnipiac poll, arriving one year before Election Day, shows all of the top Republican candidates except Donald Trump running ahead of Hillary Clinton.” – Breitbart

“Tuesday night, shortly after businessman Matt Bevin scored a poll-defying win, becoming just the second Republican elected governor of Kentucky in four decades, some political pundits wondered if this was a harbinger for the 2016 elections.” – The Blaze

LOUISIANA

“Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a strong contender in Iowa who surpassed amnesty advocate Jeb Bush in support, tells Breitbart News Daily ‘immigration without assimilation is not immigration; it’s an invasion.‘” – Breitbart

State Treasurer John Kennedy appeared on the Moon Griffon show Wednesday to reiterate his support for Senator David Vitter in the Louisiana governor’s race, pointing out that there is a ‘night and day’ difference between the candidates.” – Chad Rogers/The Dead Pelican

 

“New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season.” – NOLA.com

“Next week, 3rd through 8th grade Louisiana students will learn how they did on the PARCC assessment test.” – KLFY.com

Louisiana’s online jobs portal will be taken offline for a major upgrade.” – KPEL965.com

The Louisiana House Republican Delegation voted overwhelmingly to endorse U.S. Senator David Vitter for Governor on Tuesday. This endorsement demonstrates the wide support Vitter has amongst Republicans throughout the state.” – Chad Rogers/The Dead Pelican

 

“Insurance Commissioner Donelon denounces “Notices of Delinquent Debt” issued by Office of Motor Vehicles” – Weekly Citizen

“Three polls released in the past week show Democrat John Bel Edwards with a commanding lead over Republican David Vitter in their Nov. 21 runoff.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“WVLA/NBC Baton Rouge – The race for Lieutenant Governor in Louisiana is a statistical tie between Baton Rouge Mayor/President Melvin “Kip” Holden and former Plaquemines Parish President Bill Nungesser.” – ArkLaTexhomepage.com

So much accomplished.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate



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