Newell Normand

Newell Normand
June 14, 2019 - 10:54 am
Jon Stewart gave a fiery speech before Congress, criticizing them for playing political games with the lives of 9/11 first responders. Here are some of Newell Normand’s HOT TAKES : I was always a fan of Jon Stewart, but I’ve never been more of a fan than now. His testimony before Congress was...
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Darrin Klimek
Newell Normand
June 07, 2019 - 10:14 am
Parents, who harass referees at high school games or children’s sporting events, face new penalties for bad behavior - including up to 90 days in jail and mandatory community service, because of a new bill passed in the legislature. Is that necessary? We create a lot of these “feel good” laws and...
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New Orleans Advocate
Newell Normand
May 23, 2019 - 2:07 am
Harrah's is trying to get an extension of their license while they are, at the same time, embroiled in a lawsuit with the state of Louisiana over millions of tax dollars owed. Should we resolve this litigation first before we extend their license? Here are some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES : This...
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Newell Normand
May 21, 2019 - 8:55 am
Once again, Louisiana has the second-highest auto insurance rates in the country. To try and understand what’s driving this, I spoke with Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon. “Part of that is the fact that we are a poorer state than almost every other state,” Donelon said. “The percentage...
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Newell Normand
May 08, 2019 - 6:01 am
There’s another caravan gathering in southern Mexico, planning to head to the U.S. border. And there’s no crisis? Newell spoke with Dave Ray, the Communications Director for the Federation for American Immigration Reform, who was at the border, to get a sense of what’s going on. Here are some of...
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Newell Normand
April 02, 2019 - 9:56 am
In the month of March 2019 projected apprehensions of illegal aliens is expected to exceed 100,000. In March 2014 there were 57,000 border apprehensions. That’s when President Obama called the border situation a “humanitarian crisis.” That’s correct, 5 years ago our previous president declared a...
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Newell Normand
March 29, 2019 - 3:28 pm
This Jussie Smollett case is disturbing on so many fronts. First the story itself. Smollett reports an early morning attack by two men who yelled racial and homophobic slurs, tied a rope around his neck, doused him with bleach yelling “its MAGA country!” Serious accusations that, if true, would...
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USA TODAY Sports
Newell Normand
March 28, 2019 - 7:32 am
Congratulations to the Saints organization, Mrs. Gayle Benson, Coach Sean Payton and most importantly the “Who Dat Nation” for their untiring effort to right the “no call” wrong knowing all along it would not give them the prized victory everyone desired. What this win does…this new replay rule...
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Newell Normand
March 27, 2019 - 10:16 am
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel calls it a white wash of justice. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says justice was not served. I could not agree more. The decision to drop charges against actor Jussie Smollett for a fake criminal act is just plain stupid. RELATED: Celebs React After Jussie Smollett...
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Newell Normand
March 25, 2019 - 10:08 am
When you think about it, it is difficult to understand why we...the citizens of these United States... are not happy with the result of Robert Mueller’s report. Why aren’t we relieved that the Special Counsel did not find collusion? Why aren’t we overjoyed that our democracy is intact? Can you...
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