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February 3, 2016



Ah, what could’ve been in the deepest of the deep southern states certainly that could have had the first presidential primary in America. And can you imagine? All the candidates and busloads of the press crisscrossing the state spending not just millions, but hundreds of millions of dollars. A huge economic bonanza for the Bayou State. But because of petty political ambitions by selfish politicians, it wasn’t to be. Louisiana passed, and gave up the bountiful benefits of being the first state in the nation to hold a presidential primary. You can read all about what the state missed in my new column now posted. Go to the Red Flashing Box above, or Click Here.

Weekend Radio Programing!


It’s Mardi Gras weekend and the “Common Sense” show will be broadcast live from the French Quarter in the heart of New Orleans. It’s simply the greatest free show on earth and we will have some lively and colorful commentary. Several guests will join us. Dr. James Forsythe will lead a discussion o the value of medical marijuana. ( Then Dr. Bill Thomas will discuss why there is nothing wrong with growing old, and that aging is merely an extended third phase of life. See And are you ready for the Superbowl? Professor Dom Carisit will help us figure out why advertisers spend up to $ 5million for a 30 second ad. So join us by checking your local listings for times and stations.

Day The Music Died!


I wanted to take some time this week on my syndicated radio show to remember back. To many of us, this was the week that, according to the lyrics in Don McLean’s famous song, … the infamous “day the music died”. Fifty-seven years ago on February 3rd, the great Buddy Holly died in a terrible plane crash. It was an early tragedy in rock music, but it sure wasn’t the last. Buddy was a Texas boy who changed the world of music for all of us. He died with to other music icons of the 60s, Richie Valens and J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper). Just a few years later came Glenn Frey who formed The Eagles. I’ve loved this group for many years and always reminds me to never give up living care free life. Glenn died last week at 67. Check out belowWaylon Jennings talking about the death of Holly and others.

February 2, 2016

Happy Mardi Gras!


We are approaching he weekend before Fat Tuesday and this is the prime time to visit New Orleans for Mardi Gras. This is the weekend when Bacchus and Endymion, two of the biggest parades of the season, roll down the streets of New Orleans. The streets are packed all day Saturday and Sunday with parade goers. I’ve grown up around the Mardi Gras traditions, and we look forward to broadcasting our “Common Sense show” from the Big Easy this coming Sunday. If you’ve never been there, you missed the greatest free show on earth. Below is a video to give you some idea what it’s all about. Happy Mardi Gras!

January 27, 2016



It would be an understatement to say that my home state of Louisiana is in a real financial mess. Because of irresponsible spending under the previous governor and legislature, the Bayou State has to fill a financial hole this year in the coming five months of $750 million, And next year of almost $2 billion. But does it? Does the state really have to spend that much money? That’s the focus of my new column this week. Take a look and see what you think. You can read it now by going to the Red Flashing Box above, or by Clicking Here.

January 26, 2016

Weekend Radio Schedule!

Radio 5

Radio Program weekend schedule is set and we hope you will join us for a lively show. We begin with a discussion about end of life options with ER Doctor Kevin Haselhorst.  Then former Navy Seal Chris Sajnog discusses how to protect your family in a time of some many crimes and so many guns available. See his website by Clicking here.


Then Dr. David Linden talks about the importance of touch and his new book “Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart and Mind. See more by Clicking Here. And finally, Peter Neill, founder of the World Ocean Observatory, tells us about how important our future is tied to future ocean discovery. See more by Clicking Here. And read about his new book by Clicking Here.  So turn in and check local listings or times and stations. See you on the radio.


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