Tommy Tucker

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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
August 13, 2019 - 10:48 am
Free is good. Free lunch is even better. Unfortunately, we all know that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. A slight majority of Americans think that a public college education should be free. The rationale is that K-12 education is free, so college should be free as well. Of course, the...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
August 06, 2019 - 11:00 am
Much has been said and written about emotions. To reduce it to its most common level…the purpose of emotions is to feel what we feel…so that we can feel better. And, hopefully, upon feeling better we will do what needs to be done so that others can feel better. I’m not sure emotion helps as it...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
August 01, 2019 - 12:55 pm
I’m sure we’ve all seen movies where, for whatever reason, the lead character somehow attains this marvelous ability to see into the near future. As a result they do what they can to prevent a disaster. Guess what? It’s not the stuff of celluloid. It happens every year at the start of summer, and...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 31, 2019 - 12:04 pm
Every now and then you hear a sound bite and you immediately know it’s going to become iconic. If often happens in the NFL. Remember… “What’s that? Ah – Playoffs? Don’t talk about – playoffs? You kidding me? Playoffs. I just hope we can win a game!” - Jim Mora, Indianapolis Colts “They are who we...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 30, 2019 - 10:57 am
Who dat? He is: NFL 1980s 2× Golden Toe Award (1986, 1995) 7× Pro Bowl (1985–1988, 1990, 1992, 1995) 5× First-team All-Pro (1985–1987, 1992, 1995) Second-team All-Pro (1988) NFL 1980s All-Decade Team NFL 1990s All-Decade Team New Orleans Saints Ring of Honor New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame All-time...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 25, 2019 - 11:40 am
I’ve gotten many a head-scratching text via our 870-870 listener text line but none more so than this in relation to a discussion about climate change. It read: "Climate change is a hoax. The planet has been changing for over ten thousand years and you can read that in the Bible, in Genesis, when...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 24, 2019 - 6:12 am
=I think we all know what everybody will be thinking about today. And that is the start of Saints training camp in two days. But that’s just here. In other places around the country all eyes and ears will be focused on Capitol Hill where former Special Investigator? Counsel? Robert Mueller will...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 16, 2019 - 11:08 am
A lot has been made of “ICE raids” or “ICE roundups” which, to me, is unfortunate due to the negative connotations of both phrases. They should be referred to as ICE ENFORCING THE LAW. The people ICE are seeking are, without doubt, in this country illegally. Their claim was honored, their case was...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 09, 2019 - 11:16 am
I think it was the late Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendall Douglas who once said “your freedom to swing your arms ends where my nose begins.” I fully realize that Oliver Wendall Douglas was the guy on Green Acres. I just wanted to get your attention. Now that I have, let’s proceed. A federal...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 08, 2019 - 3:47 pm
USA! USA!! USA!!! That’s what I was chanting yesterday as I sat in Merv, my favorite TV chair, and watched the US women’s soccer team win their second consecutive World Cup. Yes, I did name the chair Merv; but that’s a discussion for another day. Today’s discussion is about soccer. I don’t know a...
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