Mar 27, 2017|
The group Take 'Em Down Nola wants to rename streets, schools, and even hospitals in New Orleans, saying they're named after white supremacists. What do you think?
Tommy talks to Kevin in Metairie about his wife's need for medication to cope with constant, chronic pain.
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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Are back to Tommy Tucker on WWL. And EMI permanent dot com he had so the group bomb. That is in favor of keeping the monuments had a meeting on Sunday I believe it was a private meeting and the monumental task committee there and try to get some laws enacted during the session keep it's that she's from being taken down and the people with taken down Nolan says you know at these snatch users just beginning they have so many streets that deal with. White supremacists. And slave owners and those who were in favor of slavery that. We've only just begun unity get the people who overeat whoever makes science history it's busy it is. Those are to come down to. And a whole lot of room including general Google drive which I don't really get because it knows. As we're we're too wouldn't. Done North Shore good morning on DeVon WL. Good morning near McCall in August take a down note group apparently what you're talking on that list. It gesture well I'll I'll ultimately accurate. They're uneducated. And ignorant of the fact. Not ignorant people but ignored them back. And they just now so they blog recently keep. Keep them not to insult my body not her arms but he met educational. Tool. Educational tools perfectly. Example at Abraham Lincoln read this slate of gambling and it grievously at the clock and held it for slate. Belt. Senate that so that they're not league sources lead. But it does all that that people and get in history. People thought partner mr. in the I mean it's it's as far as I said what you want and that there. Yeah wow Erik and I. Did a good reputation. Got ignore that. Topic about labor. Yeah slightly slightly to. There are essentially re back and it's it's a lot. This year and worked at a financial. We work out we become all. We know we don't. Tell that issue. Then Eric take money. Ought. Not just Democrats. Both. Alienated claim percent chance of showers is a highs of eighty to the 83 on Tuesday 84 on Wednesday's 60% chance for rain on Thursday. And one of them I got to believe the few and final cool fronts we're gonna see Friday highs of 79 inches perfect. And and Saturday. Plays and ninety when Hines. Of 82 or talk about the monuments and down the two different groups one problem. Taken down Nolan says a monuments or just start there are numerous streets numerous. Schools have to be renamed including Tulane University walker street. Red streak in Polk avenue among. Some of the others. And the other group that's in favor of keeping the monuments having any. A meeting yesterday were there deciding mean meeting at some legislation introduced in the says in the session monumental task committee to keep them up. And do you think that the taken down Nolan group and away. In in a back handed way makes. An argument to keep the monuments not because you never gonna get rid of everything in every reverence everybody that held slaves is if you do. Ian have. More destruction on on in Washington than you do construction. Chanted out the morning under the W lame. I think this full court. Want. To go at Larry I'll tell me to change it. Change what you are. Poignant. That incorrect it is. Currently like wired from. Hang up. But what about changing the wording on and I haven't seen these things close enough but. Changing the wording on whatever plaque is attached to the statute. I don't Matt. Now. How. That would. You know saying that. I'm Lance Iowa and reload change in what it is that they say nearly Asher a quick when it comes to what happened last week in Washington. Do you blame. The Republicans and Democrats are the bill itself for the failure. The Republicans to repeal and to replace obamacare. I think at the LAL. They they need get a couple of other things that would be David mark Karr applied in being there. Thank you Intel. And lady called TC so money Stephanie to nude Jimmy we go a junior and other WL. A poor age allure are James. I you'd go up. Google didn't hit me so dumb and we call legal remedy will be. That they grew up in that. World it can. Who you know when you won't carry people on the computer which I'm a true. Did you shut it. Well a little. Grows beyond and I think it you know you decide to sleep with whomever you want a sleepless whether there. You know with somebody else and and in and you sell children if you wander or. Just divide families and Selma often think. It's enough don't you voted to indict slavery. Not to mention taking away these freedoms. Totally. I grew too since then but you know. Until. Lately okay. So so wait so we're really radiate ended Jimmy. ID take down. That tied the Jefferson Memorial because as you know Thomas Jefferson Sally Bryant anything reasoning is error and a cell. Power Sally hemmings. So rod was the Astra atoms in a muscle thing and its own right Sally ride. Sally hemmings. Ed Thomas Jefferson's children. So an announcer she wanted to do that so would you take damage Jefferson Memorial and ask I think that taken down Nolan people in a way. In a back handed way might. Make a point to keep the mine humans up and that yet never getting urine of at all. Oh. You. And it. I. Do you hate me Jimmy. You and he's the guy you. The mean no do you think I he'd view. And seeing her and all of China is we're off to a start at least right. Ugly. Out there and it. The only Hillary our own it and they. I use. I mean oh. By. In the well you talked about. I'm. You. Know. You know the much that would. I. Look. It. And vote. I'm here and you remember which. I. Important. Our whole life had to tell he would Jimmy I gotta tell you Shelden in Jordan of those look at ME like. They have no memory of that either so I use your. I. Do that. Good. Night. Usually I usually on up to it I always on out to have been shelled and in Jordan game and he'll palms up like I have no idea. I don't think it was mis against jointly poses listen learn a web sites and I have to read it. Constantly Obama being it's a handsome man as well. That a some of the things that he says. If you take down these monuments are only starting his. Things like Voyager street had to be renamed for she street general early street Robert. Walker Sri moved on street. And adult driving around yours which are really. Maybe somebody can enlighten me on that because I don't know who would you call it to do with slaves atlas. Maybe France had a territory at one point we are in slavery was allowed in. And then there's his other group. New loans monumental task force that. Are trying to get some legislation introduced in this session. To keep the confederate monuments up and I think that. In a way Malcolm sue over and taken down Knoll is making a point of that they inadvertently are making that they don't want to and that is well. You can't take everything down normally. He I don't think you can hear or if you gonna take him down take them all down in and then the unit to look inning history and seen not just according to race. But whose hands are clean money come business. T six a when he set any not ready jaguar opinion poll when it comes to the GOP health kill healthcare bill's failure last weekend are last week who do you blame. The Republicans and Democrats of the bill itself Republicans beginning deleting votes right now. At 42%. 26018 Stephanie chipped in Metairie high here under the W good morning. Good morning. And political moral and thought you conversation. And wanting would be if you study history the war ones when the civil war broke out. At the largest population. Well what they call free persons of color. And they were primarily Haitian refugees. A few decades earlier had left Haiti the French cold out. And they actually owned plantations and they owned slaves with the I would not consider it one people. And also. I think people might. Lately it doesn't do anything while that. What do white people own slaves in the second. He did this make units in slavery acceptable. I don't know note on. And yeah when you throw rocks. Might be a rocket people. Were involved. And the other thing would be. In the wanna consider it ought to bear down some of the ma. Because most. Sold more applicants in the labor between 16118100. All the ball real war. Did any other group. But it seems to me then what you're saying chip is that if there are any monuments if there are in my view. It's very monuments. Sue people of color than owned slaves that those should be taken down as well right. No sane as some people today want it to them on some and that the male slaves the other. The slaves got here one or more Arabs who put it into slavery and so the Portuguese. And Europeans. That your European. And African slaves. Arab Muslims chapter known primarily from one tropical get and other. It would take its wage and then it was on the Europeans eat crow. You Salazar you've studied this extensively. Chip Obama I'm serious. Again. You know you gotta look at. Start to look at the serve as big a little deeper. I checked again late difficulties excel. 1870. I refuse to argue historical facts as anyone because what's gonna happen is if you don't believe that he finds something it. Reinforces what you already believe if you do believe that nothing else in and change your mind so it slips into one I would like to put. I human current voice on this. And I can't save face because it's not television but it you know. If you're ancestors. Weren't slaves. If there is some written. Or oral history that is been passed down to you. I would like to hear from me at 2601870. If you've done the research to determine well. MI the direct descendant of a slave or not I would I'd love to hear front in just what. It goes on in terms of view passing that story long you'd children or your parents passing it along to you. And then in light of that how do you feel about the monuments now consumer was taken down Nolan as. A list of items that are far too long for me to read that he thinks is either linked to slavery or white supremacy meanwhile the group. The new loans monumental task force is meeting to try to come up with. A plan for legislation to protect the four monuments that are in question Paul knew all on site here and evidently you well. Good morning Tom dramatic it was a had the call and then build from an alternative fact we've drawn a lot more personable and people trying to accomplish slavery. You can't. I'm arbitrage and you can't rewrite history can't call them rewarded what it wasn't that. And you know there's there's there's league are going on right now because we don't work nine apartment government has taken note this did little comparison. Like beat beat people call this morning they need to ticket requests because there is no way you can call Wednesday or flavored wasn't bad. I mean c'mon Olivia Cole and Dubrovnik. I'm laughing because. You would think any sense that it begins with slavery and ends with wasn't that bad in and of itself would Craig Yale would. You know an agreement defeated sort of. Oh he's only alternative in fact we brought on its revisited history that mark on the fly and a for the Martin took a term or. Erectile erect a monument of deal Hitler and we you debt in the teachable moment. Your your wreck this statue of it all Hitler. They were we can work and you did it teachable moment we're gonna you've got to teach people bought that. The effects of ethnic cleansing the memorial lies people like that and took thing with these the spectrum here it's going to be. These people beat evil thing. So we're memorial and then that the bacon. So how far do you go when you talk about Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings and the children he fathered with her. And I see where they re doing Monticello and it what was once or living quarters as a public bathroom and their regional and and restoring it to what it would have really been like. DC and the Washington monument. How hard he notices. Up ordered electors. If and Germany if you or in not too. You your name could not do any public building location street main topic attribute thing but people won't floated. I call thanked him lady tell. Candidate but X comes and says personally I would tear them plantations is they were all built by slaves. And owners are now profiting from them they should be a fund says not to share of the profits with the descendants of the slaves. I'm kidding but don't be surprised it actually happens but it does seem to me. I don't know I kind of cringe when I hear plantation because. That to me as a lot a lot. More. Eat it side by black I think over the descendants of slaves. And that may be because I never had my DNA tests and and I have no idea what I am comprised of where or how far back ago or anything else my family but. I do when anger plantation I think we'll let the edits that was slavery it's not that operated and to me. People dead maybe year who would want these statues turn torn down or taken down and put a warehouse somewhere at the same ones it would go spend. A night and of plantation that in practice and I never could understand that. I'm sure a lot of texts are also committing errors obliging. Jordan would know that is they teach that a jazz which ought not so much it's where I went. But people are saying more about this and what about that in terms of slavery will win I would guess. United. News sane keep up stat geez maybe you're saying and then take nannies that cheese that had to do with Brazilians being enslaved. And now may be calming explain a little bit better Lloyd new loans a year under the W out morning. Morning hours. Yeah I would say. A lot of the collars. Are making their rate issues. And the that you did not achieve. It is not a black thing like they character thing in individual character. And character at the nation's. Do we really want to honor people. That feel like well like at any point in time I don't care what the line or whatever but these people all that. They were willing die fight and die for keeping people in late but the question is do we honor. Back on that. And that's what the monument for it at that let you call them that they could. You can't century. Well content like in that that I don't remember the name but the god help those. Where did that pouch for your that the at a. Well his lead in the lead. I am having trouble here I think it was Cleveland to go ahead optic Cleveland where we're ever should note matching him. Before play. Yeah I think Edmund you might be committing an error in logic there of which I'm not sure about that but I I am glad you called. 260187. Annals I don't think. Unless you're saying it it's a criminal enterprise system much bigger. Stage. But it's also current day America and maybe that's part of the issue too is he considers the time with him wage. It happened at 751 hang on more calls we come back right now are pretty jaguar opinion poll is asking you duty blamed the GOP health care bill's failure Republicans Democrats the bill itself. In a bill itself getting the most votes and 44% Johnny knew all on good morning your and other WL thank you for calling. It was. It. But it. That would of their ages becoming human about what it was night in. Paradise so this year. I know I know what topics about that it sure it doesn't we department but the way. That. We understand that the men in in in and make to what all took Almonte are on the way because it got what they. Our outlook rattled. What to. Get inaccurate. It gently into what's it when it's done well they took out all blocked all mapped out that. All of them now because it expandable. To want to do we got to wait out these negativity. We are where would you draw the line Jonny and I'm going to Washington DC on this with. Jefferson Memorial and the Washington monument and censures mothers and I think now. Well what probably beat it could be much. Take them down but the fact that they found a doctor. But it. That the well you know. Oh. Well all sleep that. What that they consider. Well. The property up again and they demos and Johnny it Texans and it's an interesting and says. Juices say in the discussion should the monuments to people who committed treason. Against the United States went to war against the United States of America. And were involved in the deaths of 600000. Americans be allowed to stand. Should the test beat treason rather than slavery. Is that part of this discussion and 26187. Meehan. Worlds are getting tenure conversation about what happened last week in Washington with Donald Trump and Republicans and repealing and replacing obamacare after seven years you'd think they would had pumped and ready and they didn't will be back at it WL.