Mar 7, 2017|
A federal appeals court rules the City of New Orleans can take the monuments down...what's your reaction? Tommy takes your calls and talks to listeners.
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Tommy talks to WWL-TV reporter Meg Farris about a new report that New Orleans had more drug-related deaths than homicides.
Tommy talks to State Representative Cameron Henry about the current state and the future of TOPS.
Tommy talks to David Howard, Professor in the Dept. of Health Policy and Management at Emory University, about the state of Obamacare going forward.
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Acted Charlie talkers WW LA MI famine dot com David I am dying to tell you. Upload some reprehensible behavior all right involving pro lean over the Ottoman zoo. Arlene and I can't because again use phones tailored around home all of these higher inevitably you'll good morning. A good one on you. I'll greater triggered a political comment when you go monument I think we've got confident be torn down side I don't like the message told monument send out. What message does it send to you. And never. All look at these and start for. That it may have dumped some from some from great excellent courts threw the formation of city area but they were all the slate. I mean I expect that's reprehensible. That ought to protect or they own people not every memorial like them. I hear it's so where do you draw the line because. You know if you go to Washington newbie to iron and a lot of monuments. Mall for seized say Washington to aired now while legacy renamed that the arm of her name of the obelisk in the national obelisk. Thought they'd prefer that we we memorialize these people recoup their focal point in history. At a focal point in history do we memorialize him we'd go to India stall and the Munich they've done pretty well but they were focal point in history that we memorialize them. So I know how hard pressed suits are and let it is edges renew all answers that for the entire nation because again. He got when I'm trying to think Jefferson Memorial. Washington monument. Lincoln I don't think owned slaves no nothing Lincoln freed mostly done. I think literally from monument to monument Washington think. What would you to narrow those down as one man. It. Okay thank you glad you called I just got a text from him pretty Smart lawyer friend of mine knows listening some gonna now put my hand over the microphone. Mike did you at a congressional hearing in whispered okay. I would just like dead senators that Jefferson Washington and Andrew Jackson did not commit treason. Against the United States by fighting for the confederacy so that could be a distinction. When you talk about tearing down the Jefferson. Oh Washington and or even the Andrew Jackson. Monument. Course Andrew Jackson I believe he was a trail of tears and I was in. There aren't Andrew Jackson trio tears of the Cherokee answering. While and he wasn't you know I was trying to sell stuff. From. My Texans and Tommy we do we stop there continue his plantation homes we have so much more can concentrate. On to help people a day on terrorism. I just the way I see it and I'm not advocating this that it would seem logically. That you would side with a plantation home because that was a rightly. Built and maintained. With the free labor provided by slaves and yet we celebrate a plantation home being a better in Brecht mr. Go an effort to order. I don't know I don't get the difference maybe on clean it up harming Lonnie in the las mourning her and other WL. Yeah no doubt that. A bit. And can. And and while his dad. Mainly I say it this way. A plantation to me is he living monument to slavery. Good. Back in the back and that. In. Urgent. Plea in a a oh. The bad. And get some. Trillion. So you would say the everything than all open and everything slavery I mean the idea. How many column. Plantation attitudes all of it. He's saying. Yeah. I mean. And wasn't. At. The you. Thank you Lonnie I'm glad you called him sooner but he thinks on his AG gained change Japan SE can only change the future. And easing since a history lesson about. Willow what Batman and same thing with the plantations in texas'. Plantation to me is a living lesson about slavery. That's another way to look at it I said it was a living. Celebration of slavery and donors and I said that is if you look at how grand houses. And now elaborately it was furnished. And how much properties on its that are there there was a reason. You know on big they controlled the labor cost to put it. Underwhelming we now on the long ones mourning and a what are you well. Know. Them on and whom you are behind. One. Idea where that guy image said that the opponent on the name. Length and it hit and Cellini. So like back. You know I mentioned. Would certainly like act that. Got on the hill Q but you can do that you know. I do attacks and like a history. By. He couldn't read books EU Google. People wanted to know about the make everything for the or at all. You know I. MID. Say everything should say has completely different. Any San domain early years like you are horrible but you know just say to those who say well it's a way Germany was in the thirties. You know and you know I mean at the last you know no one did. Not. Know why. People think he should. Easily and yeah. All the hands. To conjure. But. I don't know it was that but he. You know we have like the protest like that makes up again. But I am at moment any thing and I'll Egypt like it. You know I don't semi quick you know did you learn from what do you learning from the monuments. You don't seem to saint what's gone on back and you know corrected it and and it got an app and people aren't you know com. You know it like that me and he can't check to pay a beacon only grow comic and then that elect them are right that I. Neil thank you appreciate the call lieutenant governor bill leaner on gas or tweets he's gotten account just like a lot of people do and today he tweeted. Com. Today no Lou I will be with ads that are rans pardoning emailed across. I guess you don't like pardoning that Turkey with the White House he's going to be pardoning a meal the cross dish to take off cross the season. Eat little reason Louisiana grown who's already at a boil now when they do this with the Turkey at the White House. They send a Turkey or turkeys to farms where they live out their life. I'm not trying to be cynical. Or heard this say anything about the lieutenant governor but I would bet. That so called Harden cross H winds up in the putt somehow Michael mid city a year under the W morning. Yeah. Dana bowl you know we could talk music on the back yet just wanted to you know that the monument there you shoot. You know a robbery early in in more and and tips today they have no milk cart to Louisiana. And you know vote to put up again crow. Could send a message. Probably pick it goes down. What oracle was Louisiana man whom compared ordered student was bought civil war but he came back. Mean I establishment integrated port he promoted. Voting closely for slaves former slaves. And he was doing the right thing and you're too good forties you know orient you offering more of Louisiana because he was all inclusive front bring everybody. And so he got out of politics where. Want to BO. The streetcar lines in the war you know he was an engineer. Educated at West Point and that would be the year ago. And I don't know why we treat him like Robert Heatley in in in. You know natives on. So you know I think we ought to make that distinction in if you don't believe that people can change. You know this university needs to take the Nelson and all school politics. Because he thought he was a terror he'd like to jail for blow people kill people. You know it's not that. In 88 year already cut our I'd go right so I guess what I'm saying is and and always is this way one man's freedom front fighter. His the other guys terrorist. I mean it's our. Exactly you know and then I mean you know with. You know forego the audience did equity ET he really good example award he accepted the you know it changes and and he fought for slate and throughout the stop you look at the history after the civil war Slaton did not vote. Immediately after the civil war and it took two years and a lot of places for them to get the right to vote. And now Borg again promoted early on. And between the carpet Bagger in the blacks that people won't decide and and meet the old establishment the reporting that fight in Louisiana they pushed out the middle that like more we wanted everybody to. Terrible piece of our. And that the last warlike and it gives you know we can't build a state of light can mean. You're oh lighten the Egyptian Davis park where it's somebody that. As a part of Louisiana again has done great things we beat by not been named the winner by a hospital in a way. You know she gave great grades and that's all right you know leader abdic. Got to done thank you appreciate the quality. News. And when in discusses it like if you were on nick com stipulate admit that. Robert you please gonna come down seems to me that with the World War II museum so close I would think it would be at Louisiana World War II Europe they can be honored there. And Evian natural time with the museum but I don't know maybe I'm wrong you'd tell me at 260. One aide sent any at the Ottoman zoos crawl lean who is day. I'm sure you've seen the analysts say. IA unit chemicals yet. Very very bad behavior by April lean mark slide at a morning and a. You know. You and and I'll until the situation that go on an. Incredible that god said about. Actually. Caw. It was not like that. Or actually. Saw imposed debt you there on credit would be the Germans took at all but at the same time he inaudible and an entire race of people. A law shall labeled wanna do. But armed and Indians reliever. Yet it back to the practice slavery issue an apartment interest thing. On the big east. Able which should certainly go air your original. Obsolete Reese started every year. They celebrate the true glory in it you would go mystery and 20. You aren't that seats sold all their into socially. Told me that it's. Gotten so who put them into. Com and just a day in school you would lose it and did look. They. Hope it it's its industry and rendered to church into. Art in Africa and peaceful. The African Americans who the European Union and well it was but. I mean people then in. Week that they would be out tribes that area and they've sold them to the people sort. Arm where where apartment listing next is it you can actually change everything. Regarding. Arm. A lot party. So about the city about the state. That at least on building its law the city and lone signal could go 00. We ought to change the name of the city you'll. I mean we have cable mean little easier because V. Became a card. I mean you could put her forget what was able to change it. I mean I'll forward you actually want Porsche. This issue I mean it was a poor creature let it go I mean I understand it was a terrible situation. Also people who bloated. A lot of Google co two laden before and then there's the civil war will not start Oakley. The whole reason why it's a war ought it wouldn't look at the government. Would hold India law states that you agree that the states that when you came on board states. Was that they did not want to go out. To dictate that more than one or so. Labor with the ball. But if it. Would not Sparta potentially. Mark line today semi appreciate scholarly do in terms of what's true and what's not true what you said. Tom. I I don't know that again and uses is an example I don't know what's true and what's not true what happened in the trump White House over the weekend. Slow to talk about some of that blundered on sure there are many different versions of history Hampshire where you'll hear from people. Whom. Have differing opinions on what history says. A text and enhances your color really needs to take a history class Zulu tribe is on the wrong coast of at creative participated in triangle trade. We know learned about in school. No allowances like LBS on this call a bottom line it was fought over slavery however you won our she words so. Different views of history certainly employed New Orleans I earned an interview on good morning thank you sir for calling. Good morning or some don't write you. I would query into that left collar mark. In all problems you of the that the election in the op let's clarify something white people did not give black people the vote. You're not its constitution it. She. And the whole conversation. Is kind of like. And it is that it's okay we want you not acknowledge that would agree it's what it is on the on the white people side. There's that cult guilt things so every time worker mentioned. We got out and look at what we don't look at pop art can't. Aaron black people decide we want to forget that it ever will not acknowledge. But I think that slavery is a very essential part of the country. And at the black man I am very probable that speech that electric I mean because think about. A couple of people that came over here in up. On their lap on their backs or ma. And they surprise. Then went through the war of labor Acer are not here to represent such Robert Trout that legacy and I think if we started looking. Think from that perspective. It would not be an initial batch of BP honoring a man that would keep people that look like your place. Do you think this is really. Upload men who took part in slavery. Of load. Property the similar. To glory guard owning slaves or who your dinner who didn't I don't know. At this point it is this discussion are these monuments about that or is. Something. About something else I think and that's something else is. Now in a white entitlement. I mean you know our our economy doesn't work it's somebody. So I. I think racial issues that Kutcher go out there about at all. And clap. So it you report for four at the court that our statement by boy she. You need somebody to. And we've just that the country decided that black people. How would you how would you then. Rationalize that statement with. People from Asia that have come over Vietnam specifically and done so well people from Mexico now that are coming over and and are outlined in the lives and success in themselves you really think. The opportunity is not there and it's all because of her people meeting because he's so by saying white guilt which. First of all I don't feel guilty please don't be angry with me and Lloyd but I never did own slaves now feel guilty about it any of that I feel guilt. OK. I'm not trained in the day. You know you know. Spot in the revolutionary war that we ought celebrate July or. So. While we celebrate July 4 by eight mean embryonic. Coal bowl Whipple is known celebrate July 4 as a victory over the British we celebrate July 4 because were off. We celebrate July I don't care. And yeah. Here. Right and oh yeah really I think early July 4 celebrations. Around the country really had them much you with the American defeating the British or is it really about. Just like a day of national pride taking pride in America. Want to get at the Tampa apartment that you put on your white absolutely if you're black we weren't independent. So and a lot more cent in that epic sweep of sport that. Well you know you wanna talk about. January for 1865. So are you telling me that because we've decided to keep from. You think that America white America has decided to keep black American down because and our economic system somebody needs to be kept down zone you're saying. I don't think it's I don't think it's on wage but ultimately you know due out. Thirteen or thirteen 14% of the population. Eat your respect for the population. Railing. Really not that in order to buy back you believe that black people are leaps criminal. Couldn't happened in Portland the launch a 55%. Unemployment rate among black men. So that would change that black men are inherently lay lawyer and I do yeah. Young lady called and wanted to keep listening to his when his daughter was over the National Park Service released a batch of like forty photos. Of Donald Trump's inauguration. The Washington Post had requested them under freedom of information acts apparently the Washington Post isn't ready to let go of the president's claim that more people were at his inauguration then and Barack Obama's first inaugural when you go on line and look at the pictures they says. The Washington Post says a national park services there were taken one hour and eight years apart. So it wasn't after the ground had diminished its setter at setter at salary can look at him. And I just hope against all hope that the president just lets this go and doesn't dozens are talking about this. Again we will continue to talk about the monuments and statues though when we come back under the WL.