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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

#8
Who is this year’s “Sexiest Man Alive?”  Actor Chris Hemsworth, 31, is People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” for 2014.  Don’t know who he is?  Chris starred in “Thor: The Dark World.”  Still don’t know – you’re not alone.

#7
According to experts – worldwide chocolate consumption is outpacing chocolate production and there is now a prediction of a chocolate shortage coming!  What is your favorite chocolate?
#6
Is TV infatuated with extramarital relationships?  According to an article on HuffingtonPost.com it is.  If there are story lines with extramarital relationships – is Hollywood promoting it or reflecting those relationships in the real world?  Is it easier or more difficult to have an affair today?  Why or why not?

#5
The news media promoted a warning from the FBI that there “will likely” be violence following the decision by the grand jury on the case of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson.  Does this inform the public – or invite violence?

#4
The talk about sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby won’t go away.  Cosby is not commenting – but another woman has come forward and said she was sexually assaulted by Cosby.  What do you believe about what you have heard?  Is this a shock because Bill Cosby seemed to be a moral compass for young black males?

#3
What should we learn from the Saints fan that stole the football from the Bengals fan?

#2
Tomorrow night at 7:00 pm New Orleans time – President Obama will address the nation on his plans to deal with immigration.  The President has threatened to use an executive order to protect up to 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.  LA Gov. Jindal says Obama is having a ‘temper tantrum!”  Do you support or oppose the President?  And why?

#1
The USA Today ran a story titled: “Aggressive ‘gutter punks’ in New Orleans rile residents.  Have you and any problems with aggressive “gutter punks?”  What happened?

 

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