WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
WWL First News with Tommy Tucker
7-25 9:45am Tommy, botched executions?
Tommy talks to John McAndrews, an Associate Professor of Political Science at Marquette, about the death penalty
and it's hard on those witnessing John again insurance right now assessor associate professor of political science. And market university in morning -- -- Is is there something to what I said about. That there's a phrase botched execution that those that are against capital punishment Thomas trying to get this on the record and assume that it's true. Well I think some recent executions have been botched it's important to understand why. Lethal injection was working fine until death penalty opponents. Pressured drug companies . To withhold. The drugs that we're working just fine. And lacking those drugs the states have been freshly ground. Trying to find.
that simply picked them Republicans which is perfectly constitutional. And if the drug companies don't like it at the obstacles like it. What was the drugs that were used and -- effective. Oh gosh I'm not a anesthesiologist. And medical person so so I don't remember -- just simply meant her. That for years and years if drugs were used quite effectively. And then but the source that typically European Asian and European drug companies cut off I don't tax system. At any rate in any points constitution or the eighth amendment guarantee. That there shouldn't be
7-25 910am Tommy, botched executions?
Tommy talks to Dr. Rick Halperin, the Director of SMU's Human Rights Program, about the death penalty
as an Arizona or somebody catches on fire and and electrocution it goes wrong . It's very disturbing for -- and have to watch them from prison officials have to do. Do you think there's. Any form of the death penalty that is preferable over the other you against the Mohler do you. I think some can lend themselves accrual an unusual punishment others don't. I'm against the wall. I just don't think there's any such thing as a cleaner humane way to kill somebody.
7-25 8:10am Tommy, do you feel safe in the Quarter?
Tommy takes your calls and talks to listeners about crime in the French Quarter
enough NO PD officers were DTL. And it works bringing in state. Police officers well maybe there might be some kind of legislative act it's needed to our office council ordinance is something I don't know but you would think. That maybe -- their officers from other areas via GPS soul war. Orleans parish sheriff's office that you could pay them. To work indeed tail until you get an -- media to stamp on just trying to find solutions I don't know 260187. He told three. 86 exit 89087. Mailing your what your experience. Has been in the French Quarter and look if you had a good experience we would love to hear from me as well. And apparently half of you have because the ready jaguar opinion apple would you feel safe going in the French Quarter this weekend. 51% saying yes 49%. Golan saying no we'll talk to you when we come back and evidently well. I Tommy Tucker another WL talking about the French Quarter and safety in next to talk about these so called. Botched executions. A very passionate. Discussion yesterday any office between. Jordan --
can you blame. The council when the money is allocated for the police officers and people just don't wanna work brown TD I get text from. -- -- -- -- -- Are down on you guys
7-25 7:15am Tommy, epidemic of crime in the Quarter?
Tommy talks to Meg Lousteau, with the VCPORA, about crime in the French Quarter
let's face it money aside -- had a hard time felon that recruiting class and then from there you got some time that goes with. You know training -- -- I -- -- And we I think we don't know no way to get ninety new police office body in the the -- does -- happen and Israelis about into the year. He said that -- for the content created to they have no more than thirty officers in each recruiting class . And that they have one class and are on right now and and McClatchy toward the end of the year of ninety.
7-25 6:10am Tommy, should Saints keep Stand Up & Get Crunk?
Tommy talks to Ron Oswalt, the CEO of Sports Marketing Experts, about how teams market themselves with slogans and songs
it were briefed on which side -- like it here. Has the Green Day you do wrong. Saints are kind yet recovered and that if they'd read in the the -- that repeat it well. So.
7-24 9:10am Tommy, kids cursing & respect for adults
Tommy talks to Dr. Josh Coleman, a psychologist & co-chair of the Council on Contemporary Families, about kids cursing & respect for adults
was mr. David which would you prefer. Uggla yeah I'll take the first night mr. -- Agassi meet I would rather. On the head have a child just call me by my first name -- --
7-24 8:45am Tommy, Saints are up in WV
Tommy talks to Ruth Miller, the owner of Kitten's Korner in West Virginia, about the arrival of the Saints
about his six Super Bowl rings I would presume. They're out of Pittsburgh Steelers is that Pittsburgh steeler territory. Well. Pittsburgh steeler fans because then added that geography at -- my cats. But I tell you
7-24 8:15am Tommy, start of Saints training camp
Tommy talks to the Big Chief Deke Bellavia about Saints camp starting up
on. Knowing about it AP power rankings and who got themselves better. Denver Broncos signing it keyed to believe bin the markets where one of the defense of player helped Payton now Antonio's the book. Let's
7-24 7:10am Tommy, smoke-free Louisiana?
Tommy talks to Tonia Moore, Associate Director for the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco Free Living, about efforts to make the state smoke-free
a difference to get to six 18720366. 889087. He when he comes secondhand smoke to people go to bars -- go to casinos and workers that. That are employed there -- do they assume the risk.
But I'd love to hear from you so they're saying it's about secondhand smoke and it's heartening bars but of course casinos -- the other exception. That's smoke free air act. And you think it's about
my choice Tommy how many people do you know they died from secondhand smoke I don't know but I tell you local. Probably does -- Last I heard is that. No deaths as I understand it have ever been directly approved -- attributed to secondhand smoke but I am probably wrong on net. Bars in Austin, Texas or smoke free it is not heard business wants everyone goes
7-24 6:10am Tommy, panhandler scams
Tommy talks to State Rep. Austin Badon about panhandlers in New Orleans
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