Tags: "corruption"

05 Jun
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U. S. ATTORNEY / F.B.I. … CADDO-SHREVEPORT’S LAST BEST CHANCE

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 … 2:45 P.M. Trusted sources tell me the Caddo Parish Commission is set to give 48,000,000 taxpayer dollars to some highly suspect local pols and pals. They would have us believe they will then “develop” the ...

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25 May
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ANOTHER U.S. ATTORNEY INDICTMENT, KIDS FOOD PROGRAM THEFT

Saturday, May 25, 2019 … 9:52 A.M. Myrna Quarles of Cotton Valley has been indicted by U. S. Attorney David Joseph for a million-dollar-plus heist of taxpayer money funding the feeding of low-income children. Working with Joseph and others in ...

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19 May
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TO SHREVEPORTERS WHO OPPOSE CORRUPTION, THANK YOU, AGAIN

Sunday, May 19, 2019 … 7:00 P.M. I spent time this week with another lifelong resident of Shreveport working to confirm corruption involving Adrian Perkins during his campaign last year. If the two of us, plus a corruption-hating government official ...

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15 May
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YES! KTBS-TV REPORTS ON CITY HALL’S CULTURE OF CORRUPTION

Wednesday, April 15, 2019 … 8:10 A.M. On January 26th, I wrote and posted an article about “notable and questionable” campaign contributions to Mayor Adrian Perkins. Then, in a follow-up article two weeks ago (SEE link below), I (again) specifically ...

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03 May
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A PERSONAL MESSAGE … YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW

Friday, May 3, 2019 … 11:18 A.M. For most of my life, this subject triggers a certain memory. My mother is holding my six- or seven-year-old hand in the auditorium of Barret Elementary School. It is standing room only for ...

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20 Apr
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MAYOR PERKINS: THE WORST OF THE RUMORS SEEM TRUE.

Saturday, April 20, 2019 … 2:41 P.M. It has been a very tough week for any and all who love Shreveport. As endangered as confidence in local government is, these hits from and by our new mayor seem especially damaging. ...

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13 Jul
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PETER STRZOK STUNNED AMERICA YESTERDAY. NOW, WHO CARES?

July 13, 2018 … 1:03 P.M. I write only infrequently about national politics. There is so much money to be made in that business that it has drawn thousands more talkers and writers than America needs. Regardless, I spend hours ...

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17 Jun
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DAMAGE DONE BY M.P.C.’S JACKSON AND SWEENEY CONTINUES

Saturday, June 16, 2018 … 10:01 P.M. I learned long ago that over-the-top displays of raw political power by any public official always signal something worse. Such an ugly, wide-open display continues at our Shreveport / Caddo Parish Metropolitan Planning ...

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10 Jun
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WHO’S MISSING? SHREVEPORT MAYORAL RACE QUALIFYING NEARS

Sunday, June 10, 2018 … 10:09 A.M. With just under six weeks to go before official qualifying for Shreveport mayor – July 18, 19, and 20 – top candidates who have publicly announced their campaigns are Democrats Adrian Perkins and ...

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18 May
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CADDO COMMISSIONER CAWTHORNE AND “SYSTEMIC” CORRUPTION

Friday, May 18, 2018 … 8:44 A.M. My thanks to KSLA-TV News and reporter Stacey Cameron for more digging into the relationship between now-indicted Caddo Parish Commissioner Lynn Cawthorne and local government … both the City of Shreveport and Caddo ...

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15 May
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CROSS BAYOU “PLAN” LOOKS MORE QUESTIONABLE THAN EVER

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 … 8:39 A.M. A week from today, the Shreveport City Council is expected to vote, in some way or another, on the matter of a “non-binding” Memorandum of Understanding – a “MOU” – for a $1 ...

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06 May
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CORRUPTION DENIAL REALITY CHECK, & MAYOR’S RACE WARNING

Sunday, May 6, 2018 … 9:40 A.M. Our Shreveport daily newspaper recently found what many others have long known: minimizing, much less denying, the pervasiveness of public corruption here is risky business. As Shreveport’s recent tax election was only days ...

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02 May
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Indictment of Cawthorne was years in the making… and a Real Shreveport vindication.

This past Thursday, April 26th, citizens of Shreveport got the experience it was finally due… a corrupt public official in the crosshairs of law enforcement.  Public corruption was in full view as federal prosecutors indicted Caddo Commissioner Lynn Cawthorne for ...

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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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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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