The Low Popahirum, September 8, 2016


“Three weeks until the most important moment of the 2016 contest and she looks uncertain while he sounds uninformed.” – Politico

“The top Democrat on the House committee investigating Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system released an email exchange Wednesday between former Secretary of State Colin Powell and Clinton in which he advised her on circumventing State Department servers.” – Fox News

“Even when he was running Fox News, Roger Ailes was advising Donald Trump.” –

Last night, the ever shrinking group of ‘Never Trump’ conservatives officially lost a major voice, as radio host Mark Levin announced that he will vote for Donald Trump for president. Interestingly, back in May, Levin came up to me at the annual Talkers Magazine Conference and wanted to address some columns I had written here about the conservative media having sold out to a man I perceive to be a liberal conman.” – Mediate

“Hillary Clinton suggested in a television interview in Israel, broadcast on Thursday, that the Islamic State is ‘rooting for Donald Trump’s victory’ and that terrorists are praying, ‘Please, Allah, make Trump president of America.’” – NY Times

“Wealthy Republican donors, viewing Donald J. Trump as a losing cause, are turning their firepower toward several key Senate races, threatening to bury Democrats under a deluge of negative advertising.” – NY Times

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz shouldn’t expect much help from the senior GOP senator from his state, John Cornyn, ahead of a potential Senate primary challenge next cycle.” –

Americans like to gripe about creeping politicization into nearly every corner of their lives almost as much as they like to argue about politics. But they have reason to worry about one area in particular where partisanship has normally been held at arm’s length – the Pentagon. In this case, it’s not the presidential cycle that threatens to drive a partisan wedge in national security, but a budget fight over relatively small stakes.” – The Fiscal Times

“NBC’s ‘Commander in Chief Forum,’ held Wednesday night aboard the USS Intrepid in New York, was the closest thing to a debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton until the real thing on Sept. 26. And it showed an advantage Trump might have when the two meet face-to-face: she has a record in government to defend, while he doesn’t. On that score, Trump, at 70 a newcomer to politics, seems new, while Clinton, at 68 a veteran of decades in public life, seems, well, not new.” – Washington Examiner

NBC host Matt Lauer fired questions toward Hillary Clinton relentlessly Wednesday night about the Democratic presidential nominee’s use of a private email server while at the State Department.” – The Blaze


Is man-made global warming to blame for the heavy rainfall and flooding in Louisiana? Former Vice President Al Gore sure thinks so.” – Daily Signal

A flood relief benefit will be held Friday, Sept. 9 starting at 6 pm in St. Martinville at the Evangeline Oak.” –

The New Orleans Saints and Drew Brees reached an agreement to extend his contract Wednesday in a deal that will keep the perennial Pro Bowl player in Black and Gold through at least the 2017 season.” –

Only eight percent of Louisiana cities and 25 percent of its participate in a federal program that allows authorities a chance to give residents a break on flood insurance premiums,” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

LSU Coach Les Miles took to the airwaves for the weekly edition of the ‘Les Miles Show‘ four days after his Tigers suffered a disappointing setback in their season opener against Wisconsin.” –

Nearly half a million cubic yards of flood debris have been picked up in East Baton Rouge, but some city-parish leaders are frustrated with the pace and one said he is missing Mayor-President Kip Holden’s leadership amid the cleanup.” – The Baton Rouge Advocate

A new study published today warns of more storms with torrential rainfall to hit the Gulf Coast region in the years ahead.” –

Louisiana Strong and LSU College Republicans are excited to announce an event with Conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza to be held on Sept. 22 on the LSU campus. Mr. D’Souza will speak about his newly released film Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party. We hope that’ll you join us for this great event and to help grow the Conservative movement in South Louisiana.” – Event Brite

For nearly six years, FOX 8 News has tracked sometimes unexplainable overtime by workers at the Sewerage and Water Board. We found that, since 2010, the amount paid in overtime grew to $9.7 million in 2014.” –

The late Yogi Berra had a saying, ‘it ain’t over, ‘til’ it’s over.’ Well, for Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy, the 2016 election is pretty much over—and Hillary Clinton is going to win. He also said that he would work with her. Yet, he also noted that he has no problem with Donald Trump’s positions (and he wants the Republican candidate to win), even going on to say that that he would campaign with the Republican nominee, but Cassidy concedes that there’s something wrong with the messenger this cycle (via The Times-Picayune):” –

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