Author Archives: Elliott Stonecipher

01 Mar
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NEW C.P.S.B. MEMBER APPARENTLY IN VIOLATION OF STATE LAW

Thursday, March 1, 2018 … 10:14 A.M. When newly-appointed Caddo Parish School Board member Durwood Hendricks, Jr., took his oath of office at Tuesday’s meeting, he seems to have done so contrary to specifically applicable Louisiana law. Louisiana law – ...

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25 Feb
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MAYOR TYLER’S TAX HIKE IS PURELY WRONG, IN BAD FAITH

Sunday, February 25, 2018 … 12:15 P.M. I devoutly believe it is a rule by which people must live: we should never – ever – vote to tax ourselves unless and until our government is honest, with demonstrated respect for ...

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10 Feb
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A STUNNER … AND FLURRY’S SEEMING A. & E. COMMITTEE SUCCESS

Saturday, February 10, 2018 … 10:33 A.M. Hopefully not counting our chickens before they hatch, Councilman James Flurry believes the Shreveport City Council will soon pass his ordinance (law) to redo City Hall’s corrupt Architectural & Engineering Committee. Such has ...

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06 Feb
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Short-Takes: FLURRY ON A & E + WOODY WILSON + CoS WATER WOES

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 … 12:43 P.M. Notes for the enjoyment – or not – of Shreveport / Caddo residents: 1. COUNCILMAN JAMES FLURRY’S A. & E. COMMITTEE ORDINANCE Since last fall, Councilman Flurry has taken point in an overhaul ...

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27 Jan
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FOUL A. & E. COMMITTEE: WILL FLURRY, COUNCIL STOP TYLER?

Saturday, January 27, 2018 … 11:22 A.M. When he spoke out last October on KTBS Television News, Shreveport City Councilman James Flurry grabbed the attention of everyone who stands against our culture of corruption. Soon – he told me “in ...

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14 Jan
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WHY DOES MAYOR TYLER REFUSE TO CLEAN-UP A & E COMMITTEE?

Sunday, January 14, 2018 … 11:33 A.M. Six weeks ago, thanks to City Councilman James Flurry, it seemed a long overdue clean-up of at least a key cog in Shreveport’s corruption wheel might be in the offing. Now, instead, Mayor ...

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07 Jan
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SHREVEPORT TIMES CITY HALL CORRUPTION REPORT A MUST-READ

Sunday, January 7, 2018 … 11:20 A.M. The Shreveport Times devotes much of its news space in this morning’s print edition to the sprawling corruption in Shreveport City Hall. If the F.B.I. and other feds needed any further nudging, this ...

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01 Jan
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SHREVEPORT’S 2018 NEW YEAR … A HAPPY ONE?

Monday, January 1, 2018 … 2:50 P.M. My most particular wish for a first-rate New Year 2018 goes to my hometown. As some of us well understand, Shreveport is long overdue a good one. My wish, however, is tempered by ...

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22 Dec
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DEAR CADDO COMMISSION: I AWAIT YOUR “THANK YOU” NOTE

Friday, December 22, 2017 … 9:03 A.M. Three days ago, I wrote yet another article detailing the Caddo Parish Commission habit of openly violating its own laws … specifically, our Caddo Parish Home Rule Charter. The article’s title is “CADDO ...

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19 Dec
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CADDO COMMISSION MALICIOUSLY SLAPS RULE OF LAW … AGAIN

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 … 11:55 A.M. Subscribers to Shreveport’s local newspaper may have noticed today’s lengthy article, “Parish Moves Forward With Call for Internal Auditor.” It treats positively a thing – ignorance of the rule of law by the ...

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12 Dec
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LAWSUIT CANNED IN GLOVER / TYLER WATER-SEWER SCANDAL

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 … 10:07 A.M. The Scott Pernici and Michael Wainwright lawsuit in Caddo District Court concerning City of Shreveport water and sewer underbilling has been dismissed. A combo of linked lawsuits in the matter has revealed and ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
08 Dec
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AGAIN, CADDO COMMISSION SHOWS WHO AND WHAT IT REALLY IS

… Friday, December 8, 2017 … 11:02 A.M. … At yesterday’s regular Caddo Commission meeting, members working for the Democrat Party’s agenda successfully voted … for international “net neutrality.” In a strike against himself, the Commissioner who originally took point ...

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29 Nov
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COUNCILMAN FLURRY TARGETS SHREVEPORT CORRUPTION

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 … 9:29 A.M. James Flurry, District “E” Shreveport City Council representative, confirms to me that he will soon act to at least overhaul a long-time cog in the wheel of City Hall corruption. As some few ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
21 Nov
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THANKSGIVING, A PERSONAL STORY … AND A QUESTION ANSWERED

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 … 8:57 A.M. … Thanksgiving. Again this year, it poses a question for some of us: how do I properly express real Thanks for all I have been given? The answer has long been alive within ...

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01 Nov
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SHREVEPORT “A & E COMMITTEE” … THE COVER-UP REVS UP

… Wednesday, November 1, 2017 … 3:18 P.M. … Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler is directing a team of taxpayer-funded attorneys, hard at work with two City Hall scandals: the Architectural & Engineering Selection Committee – “A & E Committee” – ...

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