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After the Wells Fargo scam that destroyed credit ratings of millions of customers, is trust in America’s financial system at risk? This hours guest: Dr. Walter 'Dub' Lane - Associate Professor of Economics & Finance @ UNO
Where were you 10 years ago? Were you in the Superdome? If you had moved away, were you back yet?
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Many areas affected by the Great Flood were considered no-flood zones…should the federal government step in and help these uninsured flood victims like they did for Katrina? Louisiana Insurance Commissioner, Jim Donelon, joins us to talk about the state of insurance in Louisiana and what help may or may not be offered the coming weeks. This hours guest: Jim Donelon - Insurance Commissioner
How much is too much? How about hedge fund managers making almost $5million dollars a day while losing clients’ money. It’s just capitalism right? This hours guest: David Lesmond Associate Professor of Finance @ Tulane University Bart Naylor a financial policy advocate for Public Citizen
Tommy talks to Salim Furth, a Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, about Puerto Rico's debt crisis. Tommy also talks to Saints punter Thomas Morstead about Give NOLA Day and his foundation, What You Give Will Grow.
What are your expectations for Governor John Bel Edwards? Should we raise the minimum wage? Tommy takes your calls and talks to listeners.
What do you think of a girls tackle football league? The first known all-girls tackle football league has been formed in Utah featuring a star player who earned an invitation to the Super Bowl three years ago thanks to a highlight video of her exploits on the field against the boys. It is full-on tackle football, using eight-man football rules. Would you let your daughter play full contact football or should it be for guys only? PLUS: Have we become less tolerant of Christians than any other faith? A United States Marine was convicted at a court-martial for refusing to remove a Bible verse on her computer. Think about it a member of the armed forces criminally prosecuted for displaying a slightly altered passage of scripture from the Old Testament: “No weapon formed against me shall prosper” If someone from another faith has posted similar notes do you think they would have faced any consequences at all or do you think this is a matter of separation of church and state? ALSO: Knowing that the IRS computer has been hacked, how safe do you feel about your computer? The IRS, that many people esay is the most powerful group in our government, says thieves used an online service provided by the agency to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers. Included in the information was tax returns and other tax information on file at the IRS. How safe do you fell about the security of your own computer? Are you concerned that computers will one day bring the world to its knees? THEN: Are there any areas of New Orleans or the surrounding parishes that you would be afraid to stop and gas up the car late at night? The Police Chief of Detroit says he’d avoid getting gas late at night in the city unless he had to, and he urged residents to be careful a the pump.