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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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