Author Archives: RealShreveport

27 Mar
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Shreveport municipal bonds a cash cow for politically connected attorneys

On March 13, 2018, the Shreveport City Council voted unanimously to pass Resolutions 22 and 23 of 2018 (see Minutes).  These resolutions authorize the City to hire professionals and then issue up to $120 million in water and sewer revenue ...

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17 Mar
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April 28th Vote: TYLER WILL SLAP 33% PREMIUM ON TAXES THAT PASS

Saturday, March 17, 2018 … 2:10 P.M. Lest any reader wonder, NO … I am in no way surprised that Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler has confected another taxpayer abuse. Surprised or not, I am far beyond sick and tired of ...

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07 Mar
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NEW CROSS BAYOU OP, MAYOR RACE LINK, AND TYLER TAX HIKE

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 … 9:00 A.M. Nowadays in Shreveport, such pressure is unrelenting. Just as we face next month’s property tax hike vote from Mayor Ollie Tyler, we face another new scheme to grab a wagonload of our money. ...

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28 Feb
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THE FIRES GOV. EDWARDS AND LEGISLATIVE PALS ARE SETTING

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 … 2:39 P.M. To Governor John Bel Edwards and his legislator buds and other enablers, the latest Census Bureau data are the equivalent of a five-alarm fire. Rather than respond, they feign deafness. Perhaps these “leaders” ...

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21 Feb
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GOING UP AGAINST ERIC HOLDER IS ALWAYS WORTH DOING

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 … 5:02 P.M. I plead guilty. I am no fan of former U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder. And now he wants to run for President. To me, Holder’s red-hot political activism for America’s hard political ...

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17 Feb
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PRESIDENT TRUMP CHOOSES DAVID C. JOSEPH AS U. S. ATTORNEY

Saturday, February 17, 2018 … 7:57 A.M. In a White House announcement late yesterday, President Donald J. Trump nominated Lafayette attorney David C. Joseph to be the U. S. Attorney for our forty-two parish U. S. Western District of Louisiana. ...

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03 Feb
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SHREVEPORT MAYOR: CANDIDATES AND RUMORS OF CANDIDATES

Saturday, February 3, 2018 … 11:43 A.M. For perhaps a significant number of Shreveport residents, our just-beginning campaign for mayor may well determine if they stay or join our city’s years-long exodus. In my experience, confidence in local government is ...

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29 Jan
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Journalism and public outcry nets malfeasance conviction of Caddo Schools bookkeeper!

“A growing hope for Shreveport’s future exists when the public is given the truth AND see accountability take action…” News came out around noontime on Friday Jan. 26th that Bridget Lee, formerly a Woodlawn High School bookkeeper, pleaded guilty to ...

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20 Jan
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STATS SHOW WHY POLS & CONTROLLERS WANT US TO SHUT UP

Saturday, January 20, 2018 … 2:15 P.M. As campaigns for Shreveport mayor and city council begin to take shape, let’s drill down and into why these articles are more and more strongly opposed. In fact, in Shreveport and Caddo Parish, ...

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05 Jan
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Whole pack of Shreveport leadership yelps when struck by WalletHub rock!

“If you throw a rock into a pack of dogs, the one that holla is the one ya’ hit.” So the saying goes about the person that takes great exception to an insult not particularly even directly aimed at them. ...

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16 Dec
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Website Update

Real Shreveport was started as a way to provide more for our community. We have featured much of the work of Elliott Stonecipher, and now we are trying to add even more features to benefit our community. We have a ...

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14 Dec
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COVERUP FINESSE: KTBS explores Crump shooting incident with more questions than answers.

Back on November 9th, Real Shreveport informed the public of the coverup effort behind the October shooting incident with SPD Chief Alan Crump (here).  Sources came forward to explain how Ollie Tyler’s administration went into high gear in an effort ...

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05 Dec
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CADDO COMMISSION’S PLAY TO POLITICAL CHEAP SEATS

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 … 9:33 P.M. … To say “no news is good news” about the Caddo Commission puts it mildly. Be that as it may, here we are. The Commission’s latest? Drum roll please …. …. At its ...

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16 Nov
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FAKE “POLLS” CREATE FAKE “NEWS” IN SHREVEPORT MAYOR’S RACE

Thursday, November 16, 2017 … 3:00 P.M. Just as more and more Americans get their heads around what fake news is, here come the fake polls. The two have a lone and dishonorable purpose: filling spaces where truth cannot go. ...

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11 Nov
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Pt. 2: STAKES COULDN’T BE HIGHER IN SHREVEPORT MAYOR’S RACE

Saturday, November 11, 2017 … 5:12 P.M. Yep, ‘tis the season. The Shreveport political one, that is. To kick it off, City Councilmen Willie Bradford and Jerry Bowman, Jr., are speechifying to politically rough-up Police Chief Alan Crump. As the ...

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