The Low Popahirum, July 13, 2016


“As millions get covered, a POLITICO investigation finds that dozens of the insurers that the health care law depends on are losing money and even abandoning the system. Can it be fixed?” – Politico

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg faced a growing and bipartisan backlash Wednesday — including a call from Donald Trump to resign — as she doubled down on her criticism of the presumptive GOP nominee, calling him a ‘faker’ who is unqualified to be president.” –Fox News

Kalyn Chapman James had just left church on Sunday when she recorded the emotional Facebook Live video. She titled it, ‘I don’t want to feel this way.'” – The Washington Post

The U.S. Supreme Court justice imperiled the high court’s neutrality by weighing in on the 2016 presidential election.” – The Atlantic

“With a drop in grades on honesty and moral standards, Democrat Hillary Clinton loses an 8-point lead over Republican Donald Trump in Florida, and finds herself in too-close-to-call races in the three critical swing states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to a Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll released today.” –

“Are there places where Pokémon should not be allowed to tread?” – NY Times

“Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will not be speaking at the NAACP Annual Convention in Ohio next week, the civil rights organization’s president and CEO said Tuesday.” –

Justice Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court has embarrassed all by making very dumb political statements about me. Her mind is shot – resign!” –

Advocates for poor people and progressive causes say they still plan to make a stink – literally – during Hillary Clinton’s big night accepting the Democratic presidential nomination this month.” – US News

“Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie said Tuesday that officers arrested three people whom they believe were plotting to murder police officers just days after five officers were fatally shot in Dallas.” – The Blaze


“Dubbed as ‘Hollywood South’ for a decade now, Louisiana has been a prominent player in the film industry.” –

“The Latest on protests in Louisiana over the shooting death of a black man in a struggle with two white Baton Rouge police officers (all times local):” –

The Louisiana Department of Health has received confirmation of one additional case of Zika virus from another state laboratory. The patient had travelled to a region with ongoing Zika transmission and sought medical care in another state after returning, where tests confirmed the viral infection.” –

There’s only 10 days left before qualifying for the US Senate race and just under four months before the election. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says Democrat Foster Campbell has the support of Governor John Bel Edwards, which gives him an advantage over the other Democrat in the race, Caroline Fayard.” –

Members of McNeese’s NAACP chapter, and the Lake Charles community came together Tuesday to hold a candlelight vigil to honor Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and the five officers who lost their lives in Dallas.” –

“While Louisiana’s budget debate dominated headlines across the state during the three legislative sessions in 2016, Louisiana Baptists in the House and Senate gave critical leadership in passing a number of important measures, especially those with a pro-life emphasis.” –

A Northshore woman is counting her blessings today.  She spent the night in neck deep water trapped in her SUV after crashing it off Highway 190 last night near Robert.” –

“Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler has blasted recent remarks from Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser about the state’s voting laws as being ‘irresponsible.’” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

A small bouquet of flowers leaned up against Lisa Batiste’s house just outside of her front door Monday morning (July 11).” –

“The Louisiana police officers who fatally shot a black man pinned to the ground did so after seeing the man reach for a gun, a Baton Rouge detective said.” –

Interested in more national news? We've got you covered! See More National News
Previous Article
Next Article
Join the Conversation - Download the Speakeasy App.

Trending on The Hayride