The Low Popahirum, June 29, 2016


Bernie’s supporters see a rebuke in Clinton’s ‘safe’ VP pick.” – Politico

“Hours after Tuesday night’s suicide bombing attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, officials began focusing on ISIS as the prime culprit in the massacre that killed at least 41 people and injured hundreds more.” – Fox News

What’s the surest way to prevent Donald Trump’s opponents from re-writing the GOP’s rules to deny him the nomination at next month’s convention? According to a new proposal from Republican National Committee member Solomon Yue, the answer is simple: Don’t allow any new rules adopted in Cleveland to take effect until the 2020 convention.” – National Review

Several sports personalities and musical entertainers have agreed to appear at this summer’s convention.” –

Democrat Hillary Clinton has 42 percent to Republican Donald Trump’s 40 percent – too close to call – as American voters say neither candidate would be a good president and that the campaign has increased hatred and prejudice in the nation, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today.” –

Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield took time away from domestic coverage to air a live interview across the pond that featured CNN’s Richard Quest and Nigel Farage, the UKIP leader who championed Britain to leave the European Union most vociferously.” – Mediate

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump across the board in a new poll of battleground states.” –

The Cleveland Cavaliers hit the headlines last week and not just because of their NBA title victory. After 52 years Cleveland finally won a title and LeBron James, a native of nearby Akron, led his team of champions in a flood of tears. This wasn’t LeBron’s first title, but the tears that flowed after fulfilling his promise to deliver a championship for his hometown were notably missing when he won two titles with the Miami Heat.” –

“‘There he goes again.'” –

Hillary Clinton believes it’s time to put Benghazi in the past, now that the Republicans have released their report, but one victim’s mother doesn’t feel like she’s received any answers from the former secretary of state.” – The Blaze


“Global stock markets and the value of the British pound started to slide in value hours after the United Kingdom’s historic vote to leave the European Union. Tourism officials say it will be months before we know if the Brexit fallout will affect the number of British travelers who choose to visit the city.” –

“Less than a week after Louisiana lawmakers came together to pass a painful budget that fails to fully fund state services, agencies are being put on alert to prepare for another round of cuts.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

Louisiana State Police are reviewing Bourbon Street arrest video that has gone viral with nearly half a million views and thousands of shares.” –

The head of the Louisiana State Police says a trooper who slammed an intoxicated man to the ground at a New Orleans club acted appropriately.” –

“Kenner police are searching for a suspect who stabbed a woman multiple times during an armed robbery at a Raising Cane’s in Kenner.” –

“As families pack up for a fun-filled time along the Louisiana coast, there’s one more thing that should be checked before heading to the beach — health advisories.” –

“Sure, it worked out for James Carville and Mary Matalin. But how often do the left and the right actually get together?” –

One of two deputy city marshals charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old boy is asking a judge to move his trial to a different Louisiana parish.” –

“Here in the state that imprisons more of its citizens per capita than any other, the long-awaited July 1 launch of expanded Medicaid coverage will give those leaving prison a chance to at least continue what many describe as spotty treatment for the conditions that plagued them while behind bars.” –

“Dozens of dancers, cocktail waitresses, bartenders and other workers who make a living in the French Quarter’s strip clubs have flocked to City Hall Tuesday (June 28) to speak against a proposal that would reduce the number of adult entertainment venues in the historic neighborhood.” –

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