The Low Popahirum, November 4, 2015


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


“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.” –

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

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

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.” –

So much accomplished.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate



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