Bourbon On the Rocks

Bourbon On The Rocks, hosted by Thomas LaDuke, is the flagship show on FTR Radio. Topics cover whatever subjects would come up while drinking your favorite adult beverage. Just like when you are imbibing, you never know what will come up.

Sports, politics, history or any trending news is up for discussion. Join Duke and his guests live weekday mornings from 11am to noon eastern.

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CHRISTmas Day and Fraser has a issue that can show how a town comes together.

This very special EXTRA SHOT of Bourbon goes over the sudden sink hole that appeared in the Hamlet on CHRISTmas Eve and what is happening to the 22 familes affected and what is going to be done going forward.

Also there will be a Special City Council meeting at 11am tomorrow morning to do a general update. Link HERE

Link to the Channel 4 story here.

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Bourbon On The Rocks for Thursday December-22-2016 is all about getting ready for the holiday season.

One of the most awesome people in the history of the big blue marble we call Earth is heading to Michigan and Duke is geeked. The lovely Sarah Smith ( who has done Behind The Bottle here on FTR) and Michigan will be a better place.

Also we lost a lot of people in 2016 but whose career died in 2016?

All this plus THIS DAY IN HISTORY and a mention of the EXTRA Shot Of Bourbon here on FTR.

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Awwww it sure is nice to have connections.

On this very special EXTRA Shot Of Bourbon, Duke is going over why some people troll but dont do it well and wondering where all those that are now worried about the acrimony in town….WHERE WERE YOU for really bad people?

All Fraser edition of Extra Shot Of Bourbon on FTR Radio

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Bourbon On The Rocks for Wednesday December-21-2016 and Duke is ALL ABOUT RICHARD MARX.

First off the terrorist attack in Germany has shown how ugly ISIS can be, but one person of Polish descent fought like hell to prevent it and Duke covers that and being he is Polish he is pretty proud of this chap.

Plus after it is revealed via twitter that Richard Marx is not only married to a hottie ( Daisy Fuentes) but that is he not one to be messed with on a airplane if you want to lose your cool. Duke pays homage to this 80’s legend. GO RICHARD.

Plus EXTRA shot of BOURBON coming and THIS DAY IN HISTORY. All this on todays edition of Bourbon On The Rocks on FTR Radio.

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Bourbon On The Rocks is BACK for Tuesday-Dec-20-2016 and Duke has a jammed back show.

First off why he Duke breaking his FAMOUS “Ron & Nancy Reagan” rule and how much crap is he gonna get for this.

Also after a terrorist attack in Germany and a assassination of a Russian ambassador what is in store after January 20th for the newly elected President Of The Untied State, Donald J Trump.

Plus the Fraser City Council made some serious moves last night in a special meeting and what is in store for that.

All this and THIS DAY IN HISTORY on Bourbon On The Rocks on FTR Radio

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Bourbon On The Rocks is BACK for Monday December-19-2016 and Duke is ready to get the CHRISTmas week going.

The ELECTORAL COLLEGE meets today and Donald Trump is going to graduate to being a possible President Elect to THE President elect. Will any electors peel off and vote against their states wishes?

Also lots of people who supported Hillary are in a bit of a tizzy being they think the Russians hacked some emails and threw the election to Trump. John McCain is the latest person to spout off this nonsense and Duke reads a REASON magazine post that blows that theory up.

Tomi Lahren was the focus of a ROLL CALL article talking about her moving back to South Dakota and running for Congress. Is that really possible or is that just more fantasy playing about Tomi?

Plus Duke lays out a EXTRA Shot Of Bourbon for later today and this day in history. Check it all out on Bourbon On The Rocks on FTR Radio.

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Bourbon On The Rocks for Friday, December-16-2016 is talking about a whole lotta things and this show just flies by way too fast.

First off, Snark Factor With Fingers Malloy fav. guest Monica Crowley joins the Trump administration on the National Security Council and what a great pick she is.

Also a group led by Martin Sheen ( who played a bad fictional President) called Unite For America are trying to rewrite not only the 2016 election results but to alter our understanding of how the ELECTORAL COLLEGE was created. Duke plays the latest commercial from this group and breaks it down.

Possibly Eagle Rare Bourbon is in the mix

Plus this DAY IN HISTORY and more for Bourbon On The Rocks on FTR Radio.

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Bourbon On The Rocks for the Wed December-14-2016 episode is paying tribute to 80’s icon Alan Thicke of Growing Pains fame who passed away last night of a heart attack at age 69. Not only was a popular actor but Alan wrote some of the best T.V. themes that we all know and love Top 10 Alan Thicke theme songs

Also what in the hell was was going on when Trump and Kanye met at Trump Tower on Tuesday Dec-13-2016? Did they talk politics or food recipes?

Plus Duke wants a BLUE CHECK mark after his name on twitter being twitter needs to stop it’s racism of the Irish.

All this plus THIS DAY IN HISTORY on BOTR on FTR

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Bourbon On The Rocks is rocking and rolling for Tuesday December-13-2016 on FTR Radio.

Duke talks about why Sean Hannity of Fox News feels the need to go after conservatives who offer their opinion of him and his Trump support over at Red State.

Also he explains what it means when someone other than Hannity gives you a Hannity.

Plus this DAY IN HISTORY and much more only on Bourbon On The Rocks on FTR Radio.

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Bourbon On The Rocks is back for Monday December 12, 2016 and Duke is recalling the events of Dec-11-2012 when the tent came down at a AFP-MI Right To Work rally and why that matters today