Newell Normand

Newell Normand
August 23, 2019 - 4:23 pm
San Francisco continues their journey to Woketopia, whether their citizens agreed to the journey or not. This is what they woke up to - and they may want to go back to sleep - but we all better keep one eye open on these developments. San Francisco now has more drug users than public high school...
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Newell Normand
August 21, 2019 - 4:55 pm
Despite a number of ebbs and flows over the decades, New Orleans is still suffering from a ghoulishly high murder rate. The last time the Crescent City had fewer than 145 homicides was 1972, and 90% of all the victims since then were killed by firearms. It's against that backdrop that Mayor LaToya...
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Newell Normand
August 20, 2019 - 4:55 pm
Last week, Newell spoke with New Orleans Inspector General Derry Harper about what his department found poking around the beleaguered agency's Internal Audit office. Harper's report reveals unacceptable interference from management into a department that is supposed to be fairly independent as it...
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Newell Normand
August 19, 2019 - 5:18 pm
What exactly happened at New Orleans' Juvenile Justice Center last week? Mayor LaToya Cantrell said she rushed to the center and "beat the negotiators to the scene,” after an initial police radio call stated there were seven youths armed with knives at the Intervention Center. She said three of the...
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Newell Normand
August 16, 2019 - 5:27 pm
US Congressman and Minority Whip Steve Scalise joined Newell in studio today for a 'radio town hall' of sorts and give listeners a chance to call in with questions, as well as update everyone on what he's working on in Washington. What does he see coming down the legislative pike while Congress is...
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Newell Normand
August 15, 2019 - 5:27 pm
A lot of people don't know exactly what the function of an Internal Auditor is. They're utilized as a management tool, set out strategically to annually check various parts of an organization and conduct an audit. Of course, there has to be some independence from the head of the agency, because it...
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Newell Normand
August 14, 2019 - 5:25 pm
When suicide takes away a friend or a loved one, those who are touched by the tragedy often struggle with how to cope, how to heal and how to speak to one another in the aftermath. 122 Americans take their own lives every day - about 44,000 every year. It is estimated that 8-10 people are affected...
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Newell Normand
August 13, 2019 - 5:42 pm
The 2020 Democratic Presidential hopefuls continue to perpetuate a myth, a falsity - what I would call a lie - all in an effort to divide us and foster racial tensions. The pandering for votes in this political process, at the expense of law enforcement officers all across this country, is...
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Newell Normand
August 09, 2019 - 5:29 pm
At long last, the qualifying period for Louisiana's 2019 elections is over, the ballots are set and the temperature is rising. To get all the details on races major and minor, Newell invited Clancy Dubos, Political Editor and Columnist of Gambit Weekly and WWL-TV Political Analyst to join the...
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Newell Normand
August 08, 2019 - 5:06 pm
Most experts, analysts and protectors of US security say our 2020 elections are at risk of serious foreign intervention and disinformation. So why won't the Senate protect us from these threats? Trolls, liars and hackers all over the world are rarin' to go, but have we learned anything from 2016?...
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