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May 08, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Is the demand for transparency based on politics? A scathing investigative report published in the New York Times shows that Donald Trump is not the man he claims to be. The report revealed that Trump suffered losses of $1.7 billion; and for many years when he appeared to be a successful real...
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May 07, 2019 - 11:10 am
When the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival announced that The Rolling Stones would play the festival for the first time as part of the 50th anniversary - excitement over this year’s fest exploded! But not long after the tickets were all sold for that special day, it was announced that The...
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May 02, 2019 - 1:30 pm
CNN’s prime time ratings plummeted in April, and they finished third in the ratings race with Fox News and MSNBC. Fox News remains number one in the ratings with MSNBC coming in second. The Fox News Channel averaged 2.4 million viewers in April, which is flat from last year. MSNBC attracted an...
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May 01, 2019 - 5:25 am
When MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski declared that she was “done” with the controversy over complaints that former VP Joe Biden was too touchy feely with some women through the course of his political career, she proved something we all know – “Morning Joe” on MSNBC is blatantly...
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April 25, 2019 - 12:57 pm
Former VP Joe Biden has finally made it official – he is running for president! In a video released this morning, Biden seemed to define his campaign strategy around the premise that the 2020 presidential election is a battle for the soul of America and that he is the Democrat who can beat...
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April 24, 2019 - 12:11 pm
Some of the LGBTQ community is upset over a t-shirt being sold by the owner of a barbeque food truck in Kentucky. Jamie Smith, owner of Belle’s Smokin’ BBQ truck in Williamstown, Kentucky, was selling a T-shirt with the message “I support LGBTQ: Liberty, Guns, Bible, Trump, BBQ.” Within a few hours...
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April 24, 2019 - 11:52 am
Since my radio talk show is promoted as the show “where politics and pop culture meet your opinions,” I often mention pop culture events that have occured on that day. Yesterday was the day in 1975 that Peter Ham of Badfinger hanged himself. When I noticed that Ham took his life at the age of 27, I...
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April 23, 2019 - 12:02 pm
Have you noticed that many of the controversial debates between Americans fail to focus on the actual issue being debated? When New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell suddenly and secretly lowered the threshold for generating tickets to motorists in school zones a passionate debate erupted, but most of...
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Hey it’s SCOOT. I’m a big lover of live music…that’s why I can’t get enough of Jazz Fest. This year - ya gotta be there. Just this first weekend: The Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Bonnie Raitt, Alanis Morissette, Van Morrison, Aloe Blacc, the Robert Cray Band, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Better Than...
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April 22, 2019 - 11:36 am
When a politician insists something is true even though it is not true, trust in government is lost; and the concept of transparency becomes murky. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s insistence that her decision to reduce the threshold for writing speeding tickets to motorists in school zones was...
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