Author Archives: Elliott Stonecipher

16 Mar
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SHREVEPORT / CADDO: WHO IS IN CHARGE WHEN / IF NECESSARY?

Monday, March 16, 2020 … 4:300 P.M. Last week, many if not most of us realized the coronavirus “scare” had become something worse, suddenly sucking the air out of our place, including rooms of our national, state and local government. ...

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08 Mar
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MAYOR PERKINS HAS DESTROYED TRUST IN CITY GOVERNMENT

Sunday, March 8, 2020 … 10:10 A.M. I learned decades ago to keep up with national polling on the level of public trust in our government. I have long appreciated how Pew Research has tracked and compiled this measure over ...

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03 Mar
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Pt. 2: PERKINS-CALLED CITY COUNCIL MEETING FAILS

… Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 … 10:25 A.M. … Mayor Adrian Perkins’ “specially called” City Council meeting was summarily ended this morning thanks to the (planned) move of Council Chairman James Flurry, with a 2nd of the Motion by ...

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03 Mar
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A PERSONAL NOTE ABOUT OUR UNHINGED MAYOR

… Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 … 8:39 A.M. … To all who have contacted me about the special meeting Mayor Adrian Perkins has called for 10:00 this morning, I regret that my response may well be slow compared to ...

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26 Feb
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WAKE UP SHREVEPORT TAXPAYERS!

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 … 9:48 A.M. MY TAKE-AWAYS FROM YESTERDAY’S CITY COUNCIL BLOW-UP (This article will require five minutes or less of your time. Please read.) It is safe to assume that many Shreveporters who have steadfastly ignored what’s ...

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21 Feb
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SINCE 1966, NO LOUISIANA TESTS OF LARGE CITY MAYORAL RECALL

Friday, February 21, 2020 … 9:38 A.M. Putting it politely, Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins routinely ignores laws which govern what any mayor can and cannot legally do. As I write, the latest such example is his hiring of a new ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
19 Feb
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5,000 FACEBOOK FRIENDS! … ELLIOTT’S PERSONAL MESSAGE

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 … 5:28 P.M. When I began this Facebook page years ago, I committed to responding personally to each message posted on every article. Such “conversation” is very important to me and this work. I soon made ...

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18 Feb
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THE LOUSY WAY PERKINS JUGGLES BLOOMBERG & MAYORAL JOBS

… Posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 … 11:25 A.M. … Now that Shreveporters know our mayor is working in / for Michael Bloomberg’s campaign to buy the United States Presidency, we are sharing our mayor with the zillionaire. Even I ...

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14 Feb
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PERKINS SPOKESPERSON SAYS MAYOR “NOT BEING PAID” BY BLOOMBERG

DEVELOPING … Post #2 … 11:51 AM, Friday, February 14, 2020 … PERKINS SPOKESPERSON SAYS MAYOR “NOT BEING PAID” BY BLOOMBERG In a phone call I just received, Mayoral spokesperson Ben Riggs says Mayor Perkins is “one of two sources” ...

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14 Feb
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MAYOR PERKINS ON BLOOMBERG CAMPAIGN PAYROLL?

DEVELOPING … 11:39 AM … FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020 … In a near-frenzy of Shreveport chatter, Mayor Adrian Perkins is said to be receiving $6,000 monthly from Michael Bloomberg’s campaign to become the Democrat Party’s nominee for President at its ...

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12 Feb
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INTERNAL AUDITOR: PERKINS “SHOULD RETURN” $2,700 TO CITY

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 … 8:49 P.M. Leanis Steward, City of Shreveport Internal Auditor, released her expected report late today concerning Mayor Adrian Perkins’ supposed “car allowance” for 2019. According to Steward, the investigation was triggered by “an anonymous fraud ...

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09 Feb
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WILL LAW APPLY EQUALLY TO MAYOR PERKINS & ZACHARY MOFFETT?

Sunday, February 9, 2020 … 2:53 P.M. There’s just no way around it for me. Two developing Shreveport news stories mirror one another as to fact and intent, but we must wait to see if the offenders will be treated ...

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03 Feb
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SOURCES CONFIRM WHISPERS ABOUT MONEY FOR PERKINS’ CAR

… Posted: Monday, February 3, 2020 … 4:17 P.M. … When I first heard the details of this report, they were difficult to believe, even here and now. Then, when I went to work to confirm or refute it, attempts ...

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31 Jan
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SHREVEPORT IN A POST-CROSS BAYOU POINT MELT-DOWN

… Posted: Friday, January 31, 2020 … 8:14 A.M. … Two days ago, before most Shreveporters had a chance to digest the City Council’s 4-3 decision to reject the Cross Bayou Point project, a spokesperson for that group publicly swore ...

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28 Jan
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SHREVEPORT COUNCIL VOTES 4–3 AGAINST CROSS BAYOU SCHEME

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 … 6:49 P.M. Within the hour, the Shreveport City Council voted to stop the Cross Bayou Point project in its tracks … ending negotiations with Mayor Perkins’ administration. Council members LeVette Fuller, James Flurry, Grayson Boucher ...

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