Author Archives: RealShreveport

01 Sep
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SHREVEPORT POPULATION FREE-FALLS TOWARD 1970 MARK

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 … 7:00 P.M. I write to report on two subjects I continue to research.  I believe you and other responsible Shreveporters will likely see the data more than merely interesting.  At issue are … … the ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
05 Apr
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MY SABBATICAL … THE ONE THAT NEVER WAS

Monday, April 5, 2021 … 11:00 A.M. * * * * * * * * This article will be posted on RealShreveport.com for any who care to read it there. As always, I thank that website’s owner and sponsor, Will ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
09 Feb
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MY LONG-AWAITED SABBATICAL

As some readers know, I have been promising myself a long vacation – a sabbatical, I call it – for years. Somehow, I never managed to do it. It was eight years ago that I began writing / posting these ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
30 Jan
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I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR SHREVEPORT’S POPULATION DIVE

Late last evening, a person posing as a new FB “Friend” used his moments on my page to chastise me for my recent use of the term “the Shreveport exodus” in one of these articles. As many readers know, I ...

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29 Jan
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U. S. SENATOR JOHN KENNEDY’S LOUD APPEAL TO LOUISIANANS!

I hope everyone in Louisiana (and elsewhere) fully understands this. If not, we’d better educate ourselves and others. Our friend U. S. Senator John Kennedy is all over this, especially including his new U. S. Senate bill filed yesterday. There ...

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28 Jan
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HOMELAND SECURITY SLAP IN THE FACE / OH YEAH, TALIAFERRO

To open, let me (very) quickly acknowledge the no-news announcement by Caddo Commissioner Jim Taliaferro that he will yet again run for Mayor of Shreveport … yep, in two years … by which time many who are reading this piece ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
21 Jan
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A PERSONAL MESSAGE FROM ELLIOTT STONECIPHER

I want to thank everyone who has contacted me about the “sudden” decision by City of Shreveport officials to withdraw consideration of the $207,000,000 bond issue. For those who do not know, Mayor Perkins made that decision “official” earlier today. ...

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20 Jan
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SHREVEPORT’S BOND ISSUE FROM HELL: COUNCIL VOTE LOOMS

It was just over a year ago – November 16, 2019 – when Shreveporters went to the polls to say “NO” to Mayor Adrian Perkins’ attempted, whopping $188,000,000 bond issue. It was, after all, unthinkable for any city in Shreveport’s ...

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13 Jan
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SHREVEPORT PROPERTY TAX INCREASE? APPARENTLY SO

It is a not-at-all funny fact that in yesterday’s City Council meeting, Mayor Adrian Perkins tried to sneak through a vote on his proposed – and whopping! – $207,000,000 bond issue. Instead, his stinking attempt was exposed. Regardless, there is ...

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11 Jan
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THESE TWO EPOCH TIMES PARAGRAPHS CHILLED ME TO THE BONE

In its subject article over the weekend, The Epoch Times details the outrageous actions of various Big Tech bad actors (think Amazon, Google, Apple, etc.) in doing their best to kill a competitor, social networking alternative Parler. I am not ...

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09 Jan
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WILL SOME OF AMERICA’S TRASH NOW, FINALLY, BE CARRIED OUT?

As might be expected – and as some regrettable messages to me confirm – some FB Friends do not know the facts surrounding this page … who I am … who it is that does this work. I am a ...

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07 Jan
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WORDS FAIL ME. THESE MUST SERVE.

In the fullness of time, I may find within me the words, and in the correct order, to express what I now feel. Unless and until then, I offer only these. For we who have long wondered where our once ...

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03 Jan
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CAN ELEVEN REPUBLICAN SENATORS FORCE BIDEN “WIN” AUDIT?

For those keeping up with key developments in President Trump’s work to hold onto his office, Forbes.com has posted a useful article. The previously announced group of eleven Republican Senators who have decided to fight this fight are pushing for ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
31 Dec
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MY “HAPPY NEW YEAR” MESSAGE IS NO SUCH THING … ‘SORRY.

Yes, I certainly could write an assortment of “Happy New Year!” salutes. Such is, after all, what we do up in the daytime on New Year’s Eve, correct? But, not this year. Not this writer. More to the point, not ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
23 Dec
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CHRISTMAS: JESUS OF NAZARETH & SAINT NICHOLAS OF MYRA

I admit to being a sort of junkie about the origins and beliefs underlying (our) Christmas … the Biblical story of Christ’s birth. But, now competing for attention in such matters is a disturbing swoon among American Christians. A Pew ...

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