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.

Listen to replays of the show, subscribe via RSS or i­Tunes(coming soon), and follow Duke on twitter at @irishduke2. You can contact Duke with comments or feedback at

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Bourbon On The Rocks for Friday April-14-2017 is tired.

Duke goes over what has him tired, a breif overview of the city council meeting and recall news. Also what does Easter mean.

Extra Shot Of Bourbon…Why Is Doug Hagerty Mad? -

I Pick YOU…. Joe Nichols, To Be My Successor”

Extra Shot Of Bourbon for April-13-2017 has a simple question to be asked.


Why is Mayor Emeritus Doug Hagerty so damn mad?

Listed below are the links mentioned on the show.

Also…Doug has an open invite ANYTIME to come on here and correct me on anything he thinks I have wrong. Anytime.

Fraser councilwoman files police report against mayor

Fraser mayor under fire; prosecutor says council violated Open Meetings Act





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I Can See You

Bourbon On The Rocks for Thursday April-13-2017 is on the air.

* Is President Trump the new Nixon? Duke goes over what he thinks is happening now that Putin is no longer pulling strings and China is working well with the United States. Looks like Trump is negotiating in a way make Nixon proud

* Also facebook posting in the early A.M. hours never works well for former Fraser Mayor Emeritus Doug Hagerty. Yet he does it and Duke has a blast with it. Listen in for what silly thing Doug tries to pull post and pull on you the people of the Hamlet now.

Bourbon On The Rocks…United Airlines Sucks Edition -

Not So United

Bourbon On The Rocks is blazing on a Wednesday April-12-2017

* United Airlines is wrong. No “If and or butts about it” Duke oges over why that even if what they did was “legal” it is not right and this has to change where the airlines just make it up as they go along to “re-accommodate” someone.

* Also after a the Extra Shot Of Bourbon from yesterday the host is getting wound up and that can mean only one thing. #GreatRadio

All the radio gold here and THIS DAY IN HISTORY on Bourbon On The Rocks on FTR Radio. Listen Learn.Love.

Extra Shot Of Bourbon….Fraser Joehole Edition -

Do You Want These Guys Roaming Around On Your Street?

Extra Shot Of Bourbon for Tuesday April-11-2017.

Duke reads from a post on ENUFF that asks aloud what if anything Joe Nichols should be doing for the sinkhole residents. Do we want him doing anything if he could?

Listen and see what you think.

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Bourbon On The Rocks is grinding along for Tuesday April-11-2017.

* A 24 year, Joshua Taylor, lost his life trying to save his girlfriends 3 yr old son. What a great example of sacrifice. Fox 2 story

* United Airlines is not done trying to spin that how they removed a passenger. Duke goes over the C.E.O. Oscar Munoz explanation in detail

* The Red Wings and Pistons will play in a new arena come this fall. Why do taxpayers still pay for these playgrounds for billionaires? Pistons play last game at the Palace

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

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Bourbon On The Rocks is rolling into a new week and Duke is excited about all this….

* Bernie Sanders has a new podcast called The Bernie Sanders Show and it is FABULOUS. Really. No joking. Ok, maybe a lil joking.

* Pro Wrestler BOOKER T is running for Mayor of Houston . Will this work out better than when Jessie The Body was Guv of Minnesota?

Also This Day In History and MORE on this BOTR on FTR

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Bourbon On The Rocks for Tuesday April-4-2017 is rolling.

Duke is angsty about the Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch and the democrats treatment of him. What gives?

Also time to get local.

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Bourbon On The Rocks Monday April 3-2017

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Bourbon On The Rocks is flying for this last day of March-31-2017.

Duke is talking about mayors OTHER than in the Hamlet namely the ones in Warren and Detroit and how much trouble they might being coming up