Newell Normand

Newell Normand
October 23, 2018 - 8:45 pm
James Carville is fired up! By now, almost everybody has seen the controversial targeting call against LSU linebacker Devin White during the Mississippi State game. It resulted in White's ejection from the game, and he's suspended for the first half of the Alabama game. LSU Athletic Director Joe...
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Newell Normand
October 12, 2018 - 9:24 am
During the 2016 presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton stated that we are stronger together, which includes bipartisan approaches to our most difficult challenges. Contrary to that mantra, Clinton lumped “half of Trump supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables. They’re racist, sexist,...
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Newell Normand
October 10, 2018 - 2:48 am
Sitting at my desk, I was wondering where the greatest country in the world ends up over the confirmation of a Supreme Court nominee. The Congress that is controlled by one or the other party is inextricably linked to the destruction of friendship, civility and respect for one another. We need not...
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Newell Normand
October 01, 2018 - 4:53 pm
Jeff Flake is a flake. The Republican U.S. Senator from Arizona crafted a compromise in the Judiciary Committee to supposedly create mutual agreement. But agreement is the furthest thing from the truth. They settled nothing. The partisan nature of these confirmation hearings has reached levels from...
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Newell Normand
September 29, 2018 - 3:18 am
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Friday to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate after a day-long hearing featuring Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault, and Kavanaugh himself. Newell Normand and WWL news director Dave Cohen discussed the hearing...
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Newell Normand
September 26, 2018 - 1:34 pm
Bill Cosby was an icon as an actor, comedian and educator. His role as a civil rights advocate can never be understated. However, as a result of his criminal legal issues and carrying the label of “sexually violent predator,” will more likely than not lead to a complete erasure of all Bill Cosby’s...
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Newell Normand
September 25, 2018 - 8:41 am
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell displayed the revamped seal of New Orleans last week, asking people on Twitter, “Notice anything different?” Newell Normand had a lot to say about it, and here are some of his HOT TAKES : Let me go on the record: I don't care. If we're worried about the city's seal...
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Newell Normand
September 13, 2018 - 7:28 pm
Ben Zahn, Mayor of Kenner, announced yesterday that he rescinded the presumably unconstitutional policy of restricting the spending of city dollars…as well as private donations…through playground booster clubs from being spent on Nike products. In a minutes-long press conference, Zahn stated that...
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Newell Normand
September 13, 2018 - 10:22 am
Subjects arrested for felony crimes of violence receive bonds of less than $1000. Freed for so little…so quickly. Is there a concern for public safety? Check out some of Newell Normand's HOT TAKES: One has to wonder if your safety, my safety, the community's safety is being taken to heart at all...
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