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Did you know this site is now available in eight languages?? Just scroll down to the bottom of this? page and pick the language you want including French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean and Chinese ? ************* Baton Rouge Chamber President Baton Rouge Chamber President Steven Moret was Jim’s guest this week to talk...
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? What’s the old saying? Don’t pay attention to what I say. Watch what I do. Appreciate the truism here. One only has to compare the rhetoric from Louisiana Republican legislators during the past few weeks of the 2007 session as compared to the actual votes these same legislators cast. Two stark and opposing pictures...
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Innocence Project ? The Innocence Project of New Orleans was discussed on Wednesday’s show, and my guest was the Chairman of the Board, Kathleen Norman.? Kathleen was actually the foreperson of a jury that convicted and sentenced an innocent man to death.? Later, when confronted with evidence of his innocence that had been in possession...
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Sheriffs! and more Crime control and prevention was the focus of Thursday’s show. I was joined by Sheriff Jack Stephens of St. Bernard Parish, and Sheriff Jiff Hingle of Plaquemines Parish for a lively discussion and numerous callers. What can seniors do about skyrocketing health insurance, particularly prescription drugs? With me today do discuss this...
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Tuesday, May 29th, 2007 Baton Rouge, Louisiana HUNTING, FISHING AND HIGH PROPERTY INSURANCE RATES If there was ever any doubt about both the incompetence and the arrogance in the running of Citizens Property Insurance Company, all you have to do is review the latest Legislative Audit report made public this week. The Legislative Auditor, after...
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Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007 New Orleans, Louisiana PRESIDENTIAL IMPACT OF LOUISIANA SLIPPING AWAY With the current Louisiana legislative session already one fourth over, there has been, so far, little interest in moving the state’s presidential date from the current date of February 10th. And if this date holds up, Louisiana will drift into oblivion as...
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Dennis Miller Comedian and talk show host Dennis Miller brought his sarcastic wit to my show this morning. He could not have been funnier. ?
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Wednesday, April 25th, 2007 New Orleans, Louisiana LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE LOOK TO THE SUNSHINE STATE It’s a shame former US Senator John Breaux did not pursue his residency problem in the Louisiana state court system. You see, there’s another outsider in a Southern state that could be exactly the candidate Louisiana is desperate looking for. And...
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Monday, April 16th, 2007 New Orleans, Louisiana   BREAUX’S OUT BUT TIME FOR REPUBLICANS TO PRODUCE   Friday, the 13th turned out to be a bad news day for Louisiana Democrats. And if the Saints were in the market for a new kicker, they sure found one in Attorney General Charlie Foti who punted on...
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Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney surprised the political pundits last week when he outpace the Republican presidential field in money raising, putting together $23 million. His Louisiana campaign manager, New Orleans businessman Scott Sewell, was by the station this week to hype the Romney campaign. World class marathoner Bill Rogers was a guest on my...
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Wednesday, March 14th, 2007 New Orleans, Louisiana     IN LOUISIANA, DO IDEAS MATTER? A number of candidates are posturing themselves in the coming fall gubernatorial election. And several new business and good government groups have sprung up in recent weeks to supposedly “set the agenda” for the political season. One candidate for governor is...
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Welcome to my new website. I hope you will enjoy taking the time to look over a number of new features that we have put up for your enjoyment, your entertainment, and perhaps even some knowledge that you will not find anywhere else. I’m glad to have all of our previous viewers, and welcome to...
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January 18, 2007 New Orleans, Louisiana  Did you ever notice how Louisiana is shaped like a boomerang? Where ever you throw it out there or whatever might happen, things always seem to come back and knock you off balance. Living day to day in the Bayou State is a rollercoaster ride; a yo-yo with highs...
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Thursday, January 18th, 2006 New Orleans, Louisiana GOOD NEWS AND BAD IN THE CRESCENT CITY Did you ever notice how Louisiana is shaped like a boomerang?? Where ever you throw it out there or whatever might happen, things always seem to come back and knock you off balance.? Living day to day in the Bayou...
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January 9, 2007 New Orleans, Louisiana   The New Year was not supposed to start off this way. 2006 had been a disappointment for thousands of people in the greater New Orleans area who were overwhelmed with frustrations over dealing with a federal, state, and local bureaucracy that seemed barely to function at all. 2007 was...
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They buried former President Gerald Ford this week. The funeral took place Tuesday morning, while I was airing my New Orleans radio talk show. I told my listeners that I had met the former president on three different occasions. And I really believe I was the first person to call him “Mr. President.” My first...
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TALK RADIO MAKES A BIG COMEBACK Just a few years ago, talk radio held a small niche of the listening public both in Louisiana and throughout the Deep South. Here in the Bayou State, only a handful of stations even carried talk radio shows. Several New Orleans stations had the fairly strong signals that could...
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I’ll tell you how slow my weekend was. I actually sit down and read the Iraq Study Group Report, and all of its 79 recommendations. I learned that the situation in Iraq is grave and deteriorating. No big surprise here. Lots of finger pointing and generalities, but where’s the beef? Will Rogers once asked: “How...
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