The Low Popahirum, June 7, 2016


In triumph, she is likely to cite her own famous concession speech and send a message to Bernie.” – Politico 

Hillary Clinton has earned enough delegates to clinch the Democratic presidential nomination, according to an Associated Press count released Monday night – an assessment swiftly challenged by primary rival Bernie Sanders and his campaign.” – Fox News

“‘And they need to be happy they’re only getting spanked and not executed, because there is seething rage out in the country for those who have fought to help some of these guys get elected.'” –

“When it was time to say goodbye, she was given a hero’s farewell.” –

Clinton got sprung. He posted bail, and is scheduled to be in court in September.” –

Unbridled fury about the media and the Democratic establishment rippled through a crowd of Bernie Sanders supporters here Monday after reports that Hillary Clinton had clinched the Democratic presidential nomination.” – The Washington Post

How did the controversy begin over Donald Trump’s attacks on the judge in the Trump University lawsuit? It began when Donald Trump couldn’t stop talking about the Trump University lawsuit.” – Washington Examiner

A Danish ad urging couples to ‘Do It For Mom’ has released a blush-inducing, tongue-in-cheek ad to encourage Danes to travel and get busy. (Warning: the video is NSFW.)” –

A car bomb targeting a police vehicle in Istanbul killed 11 people and wounded 36, creating new security anxieties in a country on edge over resurgent Kurdish militant violence and Islamic State attacks.” – USA Today


Louisiana’s lawmakers wrapped up their regular legislative session Monday, unable to break a stalemate on the state’s multibillion-dollar construction budget. But they’re not going anywhere.” –

State legislators are urging Governor John Bel Edwards to fund a project that would bring an emergency room to North Baton Rouge.” –

While lawmakers continued to haggle over the budget Sunday, the House and Senate resolved other bills on topics ranging from juvenile justice reform to college tuition oversight as the clock was winding down on the regular legislative session.” –

Louisiana lawmakers are in their second special session of the year — largely to address the $600 million budget shortfall — but the Legislature also has been tasked with cleaning up mistakes from the first special session.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

Micha Petty, from Louisiana Exotic Animal Resource Network, has had to euthanize two turtles this week due to injuries suffered from teens. This is a reminder for parents to educate their kids that wildlife feel pain and that we should observe not harm them.” –

The Louisiana Legislature ended its regular session Monday — 30 minutes before going into a special session — with a bit of last-minute drama that frayed nerves and saw a rare vote against the speaker of the House.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

“Taken with the 13th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, offensive tackle Andrus Peat couldn’t crack the lineup for any meaningful stretches of time last season. Will 2016 be different?” –

Gov. John Bel Edwards addressed the media around 6 p.m. Monday, discussing the end of the regular session and looking ahead at what is needed to be done in the second special session.” –

“The Louisiana state legislature passed a resolution Friday that urges law enforcement and government agencies in the state to avoid working with a prominent Muslim-American organization.” –

A Tensas Parish judge stripped the decision-making authority from the mayor of the town of St; Joseph after an outside auditor found gross financial mismanagement in the town’s 2015 books.” –


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