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September 19, 2018


It’s been ten years ago when the bottom fell out of the Wal Street financial market.  Bankers and insurance executives, who should have gone into bankruptcy and possibly faced criminal charges, all ran to the federal government for bailouts. The first and worst was insurance giant AIG.  The asked for billions then flaunted their excess with outrageous spending.  Check out my new column to see my remembrances and conclusions from this terrible regulatory breakdown.  You can read my column now by Clicking Here or by going to the Red Flashing Box above.


Weekend Radio Schedule!

Our Common Sense Radio program is about to kick off was a full schedule of topics and guests.  Louisiana Congressman Garrett Graves will join us to talk about what kind of federal response is necessary to all of the natural disasters going on all over the country. Then we will have Dr. Pamela Page, who is featured in the Great Courses Program ( , telling you an easy way to learn to play piano.  And we will discuss so much going on in the news currently, so join is for a lively program.  Check local listings for times and stations.  See you on the radio.

Beetles No More!

Some sad news announced this week. VW will stop making iconic Beetle next summer. After selling it on and off in the U.S. for nearly seven decades, Volkswagen has decided to squash its iconic Beetle.  The company’s American unit announced … it would end global production of the third-generation bulbous bug in July. The last of the original bugs was produced in Puebla, Mexico, in 2003. My first car was a 1959 VW Beatle that had around 100,000 miles on it.  Many fond memories.  I drove it for another 100,000 miles then gave it to my brother.  He drove it until it just stopped one day at about 250,000 miles. The Beetle served us both well.  I’ll miss seeing them on the road.


New Best Selling Book!

September 12, 2018


I always felt pretty darn good about being a country lawyer.  I had a one-man barrister’s office in the small town of Ferriday, Louisiana for a number of years.  I still practice some rural country law and stay in touch with highly competent country lawyers all over the south on a regular basis.  Right now, I’m working on a project with a one-man legal office in Blowing Rock, North Carolina.  But President Trump apparently is not impressed.  Just last week, he made comments about “dumb southern country lawyers.”  Huh?  Well Mr. President, I hope you will read my new column in defense of country lawyers. You can read it now by going to going to the Red Flashing Box  above, or by Clicking Here.

Weekend Radio Program List!

A full schedule is on tap for the Common Sense show this weekend. We will get into all this controversy about Nike advertisements. Should Nike taking such strong stands on social issues? Attorney Lance LaRusso Will join us to discuss. Also, New York attorney Kevin Salter we’ll remember what happened on 911, as he stood at the bottom of the World Trade Center. And finally, Victoria Schmidt is 97 years old, and quite a lady. She will talk about her new books. So join us for a lively program. Check local listings for times and stations. We will see you on the radio.

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