Author Archives: Elliott Stonecipher

06 Sep
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MAYOR TYLER PURSUES CONTAMINATED SITE FOR SPORTS COMPLEX

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 … 4:40 P.M. New documents confirm that Mayor Ollie Tyler is aggressively – and stupefyingly – trying to buy at huge taxpayer costs chemically contaminated land for her Cross Bayou scheme. The land at issue is ...

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03 Sep
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TO F.B.I. / U. S. ATTORNEY: “OLLIE’S FOLLY” CAN FINISH US

Sunday, September 3, 2017 … 12:27 P.M. In American history, no city has been done in by foreign invaders. Our cities must do themselves in. Each is totally free to destroy its own viability … its veritable being. Once leadership ...

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30 Aug
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BUSTED! … CADDO COMMISSION PRESIDENT STEVEN JACKSON

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 … 10:40 P.M. Another salute to KTBS Television News team – Shon Gables and Gary Hines, in this instance – for tonight’s report of the lawbreaking of Caddo Parish Commission President Steven Jackson. Jackson’s violations say ...

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29 Aug
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SHON GABLES’ NEW REPORT ON ELIO MOTORS BOONDOGGLE

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 … 6:40 A.M. As my research into Mayor Ollie Tyler’s Shreveport sports complex boondoggle continues, reporter Shon Gables at KTBS Television continues her dig into the Elio Motors nightmare visited upon us by the Caddo Parish ...

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26 Aug
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DOWNTOWN CONVENTION CENTER / HOTEL LOSS OVER -$12 MILLION

Saturday, August 26, 2017 … 4:20 P.M. Mayor Ollie Tyler’s out-of-nowhere crusade for a $150,000,000 downtown Shreveport sports complex notably ignores what happened to us the last time Shreveport ran this movie. In the seven years 2011-2017, Shreveport taxpayers have ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
23 Aug
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Pt. 2: COUNCIL MEETING WRAP / SPD A “NO!” / SHON GABLES & MORE

SHORT TAKES … Wednesday, August 23, 2017 … 2:55 P.M. To get to the short takes, here are the final points about yesterday’s City Council meeting: … Some on the Council, and all on the staff, seemed fearful of anything ...

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22 Aug
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SHREVEPORT COUNCIL’S FIRST SPORTS COMPLEX VOTE: 5-2 YES

SPECIAL REPORT: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 … 8:31 P.M. I doubt there were many of us who watched the 3+ hour City Council Meeting on the local access channel. I was one. If you care deeply about good government, the ...

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21 Aug
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TYLER / SPORTS COMMISSION LATEST INSULT

COMMENT … Monday, August 21, 2017 …9:55 P.M. … As Mayor Ollie Tyler’s sports arena ridiculousness rises to new definitions and levels of bad governance, I encourage everyone to remember that the City Council’s initial vote is tomorrow. Put another ...

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20 Aug
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MAYOR’S SPORTS ARENA MADNESS MEANS BIG BUCKS TO “FRIENDS”

Sunday, August 20, 2017 … 1:20 P.M. … Even I do not believe what I now know about the outrageous plan of Mayor Ollie Tyler and our so-called “Sports Commission” to build a sports arena on Cross Bayou. Straight from ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
18 Aug
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HOW CAN MAYOR TYLER NOT KNOW CRIMESTOPPERS EXEC?!

Friday, August 18, 2017 … 7:33 A.M. In mere hours last evening, Shreveport residents began reacting to a KSLA-TV news story many of us find almost unbelievable. Here is the link to that report: http://www.ksla.com/clip/13606015/awkward-mayor-stops-crime-stoppers-executive-dir-from-speaking-at-news-conference Tyler and others on her ...

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10 Aug
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SHREVEPORT’S CRIME RISE … DOES MAYOR TYLER GET IT?

Thursday, August 10, 2017 … 7:41 P.M. Not since the worst-of-the-worst days of Shreveport crime in the late 1980s have I heard as much worry about it as now. My research finds a good reason: positive crime facts and news ...

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06 Aug
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MAYOR OLLIE TYLER: SHREVEPORT’S DEVOUT MEDIA BULLY

Sunday … August 6, 2017 … 10:32 A.M. … I hereby set aside my research into our local crime statistics to react to an editorial in today’s Shreveport Times, one which opens the door to a broader and increasingly important ...

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31 Jul
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UPDATED: SHOOTING OF JUAN ZUNIGA … UPDATED NEWS COVERAGE

Monday, July 31, 2017 … 7:35 A.M. I thank all who have contacted me about the shooting of Juan Zuniga at El Compadre Restaurant on East Kings Highway in Shreveport, just before midnight Saturday night. This morning’s updates provide new ...

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30 Jul
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MAYOR TYLER’S POWER GRAB TARGETS INDEPENDENT M.P.C.

Sunday, July 30, 2017 … 11:40 A.M. (I sincerely thank the members of our Metropolitan Planning Commission – “MPC” – and Shreveport City Council who have assisted me.) Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler is said to be well along in her ...

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26 Jul
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A BIG FAT “NO!” TO SHREVEPORT WATER / SEWER PROPOSAL

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 … 10:35 A.M. I encourage all Shreveporters to take the time to read or watch two KTBS Television News stories – by reporters Shon Gables and Melody Brumble – about a new proposal to privatize the ...

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