Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning Editorial Cartoonist Walt Handelsman is our guest for the first segment today and he joins us to discuss the recent passing of fellow cartoonist Tony Auth who passed away on September 15th. Walt, who's with the New Orleans Advocate, also talks about what goes into the creation of the 300+ cartoons he draws each year and the inspiration he gets from his childhood idols.
Also, political consultant, radio commentator, former Louisiana Insurance Commissioner, Secretary of State and State Senator Jim Brown joins us in studio to talk world and local politics. He and Jim start off discussing President Obama's position on military action against ISIS and how partisan issues in Washington could affect the outcome of America's involvement. The conversation then veers into Washington "Chickenhawks", the rights of American corporations, Governor Bobby Jindal's recent remarks that Sen. Mary Landrieu is out of touch with Louisiana citizens, Sen. David Vitter running for Governor, and much, much more.
Also, Renea Duffin, Vice President of Cancer Support and Outreach at Mary Bird Perkins for Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center closes out today's show to discuss the National Bone Marrow Registration Drive. To learn more about how to give, visit http://www.marybird.org/olol or go to http://bethematch.com/.
Former Louisiana State Senator, Commissioner of Insurance and LSU Track Athlete Jim Brown stops by the studio to discuss politics with Jim for the better part of today's show. They discuss Rep. Bill Cassidy's chances of becoming U.S. Senator, as well as Rob Maness's campaign. They also discuss the Republican primary taking place this afternoon in Mississippi pitting Sen. Thad Cochran against Tea-Party backed candidate Chris McDaniel.
Civil Rights Photographer Matt Herron joins Jim for the last segment of today's show. He and Jim discuss the photos he took during the summer's of 1964 and 1965 in Mississippi and the stories behind them.
Former Secretary of State, Jim Brown, speaks with Jim on Edwin Edwards' candidacy for Congress. He also discussed other political issues and topics in Louisiana.
Louisiana Developmental Disability Council member Sandee Winchell speaks on upcoming annual events and the LACAN initiative along with Ashley McReynolds, LACAN Region 2 Leader. For additional information on the LACAN rally, contact 225-342-6804.
Artist Billy Solitario speaks on upcoming Brush for Burden project on March 23-30.
Jim talks with LSU Board Member and former State Senator Anne Duplessis about the public school voucher system and the National School Choice Week. Baton Rouge lawyer and politico Jim Brown stops by the studio to chat with Jim about local and national politics, as well as the legalization of marijuana, Mike Huckabee, much more.
Paul Dietzl, the grandson of former LSU Coach Paul Dietzl, who is planning to run for the District 6 U.S. Congressional seat, that will be left open by Bill Cassidy in 2014, as HE runs for U.S. Senate.
Former Louisiana Insurance Commissioner, Secretary of State, legislator and current radio show host, author and publisher Jim Brown discusses some of the challenges facing President Obama in his second term.