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17 Jul
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A PERSONAL MESSAGE ABOUT THIS (MY) WORK

As some readers know, I’ve been criticized here recently for “preaching to the choir” … not doing anything about local corruption. Although inaccurate, I completely understand the frustration. In fact, I can certainly attest, there are real reasons, far beyond ...

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06 Jul
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STUNNING SHREVEPORT FINANCE FAILURES IN NEWS REPORT TODAY

For those with access to today’s Shreveport Times, a must-read is Sara Mcneil’s report of downright scary developments in our city’s financial management. Included among the City’s gross mismanagement, if not worse, are the following findings and developments … … ...

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02 Jul
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TRANSCRIPT: MEMBER RESPONDS TO MY CRITICISM OF CITY COUNCIL

Thus far, two members of the Shreveport City Council have directly responded to my article two days ago in which I criticized the body’s silence about three lawsuits alleging years of business and residential overbilling for City water and sewer ...

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30 Jun
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WHY IS OUR CITY COUNCIL SILENT ON WATER-SEWER OVERBILLING?

Sunday, June 30, 2019 … 12:40 P.M. After Adrian Perkins’ awful start as mayor, I wrote an article in support of a specific City Council majority which had worked to back-stop him. (SEE article link below.) Now – this soon ...

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21 Jun
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Pt. 2: NO SURPRISE … CITY WATER-SEWER DEBACLE WORSENS

Friday, June 21, 2019 … 12:00 Noon To recap, here are key points from Part 1 of this article, posted last Sunday: … total funds available for expenditure by the Shreveport Department of Water and Sewerage (DOWAS) more than doubled ...

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16 Jun
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CITY WATER-SEWER DEPARTMENT SITS ATOP MONEY MOUNTAIN

Sunday, June 16, 2019 … 3:31 P.M. Regardless that a considerable number of Shreveport city officials are busily denying it, our city’s water and sewer operation is awash in our money … increasingly so over the past five-plus years. In ...

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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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29 May
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CROSS BAYOU DEVELOPMENT:  SHREVEPORT / CADDO’S UNDEAD

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 … 2:28 P.M. Life after death … after death … after death …   It was decades ago when I first heard some phonily glowing description attached to Cross Bayou “development.”  Mercifully, each such episode was ...

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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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23 May
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NEW CENSUS DATA:  SHREVEPORT POPULATION LOSS CONTINUES

Thursday, May 23, 2019 … 3:06 P.M. NEW CENSUS DATA:  SHREVEPORT POPULATION LOSS CONTINUES The U. S. Census Bureau today released its official Population Estimates for cities.  These latest population Estimates are through July 1, 2018.   Shreveport’s population officially ...

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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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Source: CPSB website | Realshreveport.com
10 May
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SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS: GOREE-C.P.S.B. vs. PERKINS, COUNCIL

Friday, May 10, 2019 … 1:40 P.M. As we saw again last Saturday, the Caddo Parish School Board and Superintendent Lamar Goree are somehow able to control what much of our traditional news media outlets might otherwise report about them. ...

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04 May
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C.P.S.B. “WINS” TAX BY LOSING … B.P.S.B. TAX CRUSHED

Saturday, May 4, 2019 … 10:18 P.M. Yep, the Caddo Parish School Board “win” of yet another $88 million of taxpayers money was rigged. The 58% YES / 42% NO result, with turnout of only 7.9%, was the product of ...

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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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