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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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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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April 17, 2019 - 12:02 pm
French Quarter Fest 2019 attracted large crowds on a weekend with nearly perfect weather. With a minimal number of incidents, it is fair to say that this year’s French Quarter Fest was a huge success for both the city and those in attendance. If you were there for one or all of the days of the fest...
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April 16, 2019 - 10:53 am
It was as if the world stood still to watch, in disbelief, the sight of flames engulfing the medieval Gothic structure of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The numerous news stories that more directly impacted our lives were pushed aside as the focus rest on the fire that would unite us in the loss of...
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April 03, 2019 - 12:32 pm
A middle school math teacher in New York was fired after a topless selfie of her was circulated at her school. While it may seem like an obvious situation where the teacher should be fired, there are some things about this case that make rushing to judgment unfair. Lauren Miranda, 25, was a math...
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April 01, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Promoted as the band that would celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jazz Fest in New Orleans this year, The Rolling Stones abruptly postponed their 2019 tour, robbing Jazz Fest of a performance by the legendary rockers for which the Fest created an additional day for the festival. It was announced...
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March 25, 2019 - 1:00 pm
President Trump declared victory following the release of the Mueller report! The nearly 2-year investigation into Russia’s attempts to control the outcome of the 2016 presidential election and into the possibility that President Trump and his campaign colluded with the Russians was released over...
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