HOPE FROM JUSTICE BARRETT … THE OPPOSITE FROM FACEBOOK
I have felt no such hope for our nation in a considerable period of time: the United States Senate voted last evening to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court.
Based on my personal study, I could not
AMERICA’S WORSENING “CIVIL WAR” FUELED BY ITS NEWS MEDIA
In my lifetime of such awareness, I have believed the greatest dangers America has faced were the Cuban Missile Crisis, the home-grown social and political upheaval of race “warfare” in the South, and by the Vietnam War.
I now see America
IN AMERICA, THE WORST OF TIMES … THE BEST OF TIMES
I cannot remember a time in my life when our nation’s political goings-on were as disturbing. Thank goodness the shocking darkness is counter-balanced by a mitigating hopefulness.
First, let me take out the garbage.
(It would not surprise me if I am
IS ANOTHER SHREVEPORT TAX BEATING ON ITS WAY? SEE THIS
To some of us anti-tax types, the sentence Ben Franklin wrote to a friend in a 1789 letter is bedrock:
“Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said
REAL REASON SHREVE MEMORIAL LIBRARIES WILL CLOSE MONDAY
Yes, it is true: Caddo Parish libraries will close this coming Monday, no surprise since President Roosevelt, in 1937, set aside the second Monday in October as “Columbus Day.”
‘Problem is, our Shreve Memorial Library system is not shutting down for
THAT PERKINS RUMOR … SHREVEPORTERS MIGHT WELL PRAY IT’S TRUE
As I worked in recent days to corral solid information about possible raises for Shreveport public safety front-liners, the never-good news collided with a Shreveport City Hall rumor too positive to ignore.
The buzz from the rumor – that Mayor Adrian
SHREVEPORT MAYOR ADRIAN PERKINS ENDORSED BY MR. OBAMA
(Given my recent treatment by Facebook and/or its agents, I knowingly decided to write on this subject. With the names of both Perkins and Obama in the headline, this may be a test.)
Yes, yes, it is true: former President Obama
ELLIOTT STONECIPHER: FOLLOW-UP TO WEDNESDAY’S MESSAGE
Not even the most avid readers of my Facebook-posted articles could have expected what happened when I shared my day-before-yesterday piece.
I am writing this follow-up Message to let everyone know just how much we have learned.
To put all of this
*** IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM ELLIOTT STONECIPHER ***
Yesterday – Tuesday, September 22, 2020 – I wrote and posted an article about the Shreveport City Council meeting. (See it immediately below this message on my Facebook Timeline.)
As I write this Message – 19 hours later – only 12
Pt. II: PERKINS’ WOULD-BE $35,000,000 “LOAN” FAILS … AGAIN
When the City Council last met two weeks ago, it rejected Mayor Adrian Perkins’ proposal to borrow $35,000,000 for the City to spend … whenever … for whatever … no further specifics offered … just because.
That attempt failed, barely …