Tags: "corruption"

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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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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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 Oct
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KTBS: TYLER / GLOVER / HIGHTOWER “A & E COMMITTEE” LOOT

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 … 10:22 P.M. … A report tonight from the KTBS Television News duo of Shon Gables and Gary Hines further details how the Architect & Engineering Selection Committee operating at Shreveport City Hall plays a major ...

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08 Oct
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SHREVEPORT TAXPAYERS FUND CITY HALL COVER-UP

Sunday, October 8, 2017 … 12:10 P.M. Documents now seeping into the public record clearly detail how Mayor Ollie Tyler – and more and more attorneys funded by taxpayers – are working to kill legal discovery at the heart of ...

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03 Oct
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KTBS-TV: FEDS INVESTIGATE SHREVEPORT CITY HALL

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 … 10:49 P.M. … Shreveport’s KTBS Television News is confirming that the U. S. Attorney’s Office and FBI are questioning various city officials in a probe of shakedowns and kickbacks at City Hall, including the administrations ...

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