How often do we know of a person who leaves the City of New Orleans for perhaps green pastures yet leaves a mark on the city for the betterment and future of this community?
Essentially, that is what Arnie Fielkow has done and is doing.
As the New Orleans Saints now begins its 10th year since returning back to the city after the devastations of Hurricane Katrina, there are few people who will long be remembered as a symbol of resilience, defiance and determination as one man, Arnie Fielkow.
After the 2005 hurricane, the Superdome was not usable, the team had to relocate for the upcoming season. The owner Tom Benson, at the time, expressed interest in moving the team.
Months ago, I was airing my regular Tuesday morning talk show with Jeff Crouere and I mentioned David Duke’s name. A response I got was, why mention his name? Duke is totally irrelevant and nobody listens to him anyway.
David Duke, the former KKK leader and virulent anti-semite is now a US Senate candidate in Louisiana.
One of the individuals who knows David Duke’s political career is Tyler Bridges, now author of two books about two of Duke’s run for office in the 1980’s and 90’s.
This afternoon, Bridges and I discussed Duke’s political past and his current decision to run for office.
Another major voice has spoken out against the US Senate candidacy of David Duke--that is, the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
In an email today, NRSC Executive Director Ward Baker made the following statement on the Louisiana Senate race:
The Chairman of the Louisiana Republican party issued the following statement regarding news that David Duke is running for public office:
David Duke has announced his candidacy to the US Senate.
The clock is ticking and the anxious are waiting.
David Duke has not yet officially (or unofficially) qualified for US Congress.
The following is an unrehearsed commentary. Below is the transcript and video.
It is news when a national TV news host, in an interview, tells an interviewee that he is lying.
Which is what CNN’s Chris Cuomo said to Donald Trump’s campaign manager this morning, the third day of the Republican convention.