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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Bourbon On The Rocks for Friday April-20-2018 has all this rolling into the weekend.

*Michigan GOP is thinking about passing a Marijuana bill before the Nov vote. Is this a good idea?

* Southeast Michigan dodged a bullet Thursday night when a Canadian earthquake rolled across our fair state. What is America prepared to do to retaliate? Ban Labatt?

* We need to make sure that you used things like facts to back up your points. DO THIS.

All this and more on BOTR on FTR for this fine day.

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Bourbon On The Rocks for Wednesday April-18-2018 has all this for YOU……

*Former First Lady Barbara Bush passed away yesterday at the age of 92

* Duke plays audio of the pilot of the Southwest plane that had an engine blow up on its way to Dallas yesterday and wonders how does someone keep that calm.

* Another installment of some of the facts back by numbers of what Fraser Public Saftey does.


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Bourbon On The Rocks for Tuesday April-17-2018 has all this going on.

* Down in Jacksonville some code enforcer might have disrespected a veteran in a military shop. Duke plays the employees viral FB video.

* Fraser is going to make some tough decisions in the next month and one of those things on the block is if to continue with dispatch from city hall. Duke once again presents some facts for you to mull over and make an educated decision on where you stand.

Also THIS DAY IN HISTORY and more so check out this episode of BOTR on FTR.

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Bourbon On The Rocks for Monday April-16-2018 has this on the docket.

* Former First Lady Barbara Bush announced over the weekend that she was discontinuing treatment for her illness and was going home. Our thoughts and prayers to her and the entire Bush family.

* Duke starts to break down the issues surrounding Fraser leading up to the Public Hearing in May.

* Also THIS DAY IN HISTORY and more on BOTR on FTR

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Bourbon On The Rocks for Wednesday March-11-2018 has Duke going over what YOU need to do with getting INVOLVED locally.

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Pull Up A Chair

Bourbon On The Rocks for Tuesday April-10-2018 has a whole lotta stuff going on.

* First off Donald Trump personal attorney, Michael Cohen, had his office raided yesterday by the F.B.I. Does this mean President Trump is toast or something else? New York Times story

* Duke wrote a pretty straightforward column on a story out of the United Kingdom about China backing up on getting into a trade war with the United States. His latest piece over at Red State called WINNING: China Backs Down On Trade got some people really pissed. Why?

* Also locally, a 16-year-old girl has been charged with a felony for lying to police about a school threat made by another student. Why is this happening? The story here at Macomb Daily

All this and more and dont forget THIS DAY IN HISTORY right here on BOTR on FTR

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Sketch This.

Bourbon On The Rocks for Monday April-9-2018 has all this and more on tap…..

Duke has two articles up over at Red State

The attorney for Stormy Daniles is really good at getting the media to jump and he did it again today on CNN. We need to wait until tomorow to see the sketch drawing of the guy who “possibly’ threated Stormy 7 years ago. Story here….Michael Avenatti: Media Tease Expert

Also over the weekend Jimmy Kimmel and Sean Hannity got into a twitter torch war. Maybe Kimmel should act more like Johnny Carson. Story here….Jimmy Kimmel Blinks In A Twitter War

Also a council meeting in Fraser this week PLUS how did the karokee/birthday party go on Saturday. All this and MORE on BOTR on FTR so listen and love.

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NOT A Coyote

Bourbon On The Rocks for Friday April-6-2018 is talking about this…

* Feaser is 6 days away from a council meeting. Are you following what is going on?

* So far no coyotes in Fraser but we did find a fox.

All this and MORE on BOTr on FTR

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Ducks In Diapers Is A Thing

Bourbon On The Rocks for Thursday April-5-2018 has all this stuff getting tossed around.

* ONE WEEK until the council meeting here in the Hamlet and are you ready? Duke lays out what will be going on and getting you mentally ready.

* The movie Chappaquiddick comes out tomorrow and are you planning on seeing it? Will this finally show that Ted Kennedy was hardly a Lion of the Senate and more just a frat boy clown?

* Also COYOTE WATCH in Fraser continues and Duke taped some interesting howling in Fraser last night that reminds him of his bar days.

* Plus Ducks in Diapers. Enough.Said.

All this and THIS DAY IN HISTORY so tune into BOTR on FTR right now.

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He Made A Difference

Bourbon On The Rocks for Wednesday April-4-2018 has all this going on.

* Fifty years ago today the Rev.Dr. Martin Luther King was murdered. Duke explains why he is still making a difference a half a century after his death.

*The You Tube shooter was a bit wack-a-doodle and Duke plays a video of hers and gives play by play why her glass was broken and either half full or empty VIDEO HERE

* Also Karen Spranger files a lawsuit and in it reveals we might be invaded. Read about it HERE

All this plus a special dedication at the beginning and THIS DAY IN HISTORY. Check it out NOW on BOTR on FTR