*** IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM ELLIOTT STONECIPHER ***
Yesterday – Tuesday, September 22, 2020 – I wrote and posted an article about the Shreveport City Council meeting. (See it immediately below this message on my Facebook Timeline.)
As I write this Message – 19 hours later – only 12
Pt. II: PERKINS’ WOULD-BE $35,000,000 “LOAN” FAILS … AGAIN
When the City Council last met two weeks ago, it rejected Mayor Adrian Perkins’ proposal to borrow $35,000,000 for the City to spend … whenever … for whatever … no further specifics offered … just because.
That attempt failed, barely …
WHITE HOUSE TARGETING OF GUN CRIME MAKES IT SHREVEPORT
"All of this violent crime is primarily driven by illegal possession of guns and illegal trafficking of narcotics. … To address this problem, we are adding additional resources to our Project Guardian and Operation Legend.''
Thus, acting U. S. Attorney Alex
PERKINS' BOGUS $35,000,000 “LOAN” REQUEST JUST PLAIN STINKS
Every time I decide there can be nothing new in the sad story of Shreveport’s collapsing government, something new spills out of Mayor Adrian Perkins’ latrine.
Now, it’s the almost unimaginable possibility that the City Council will, Tuesday-after-next, approve Perkins’ screamingly
TRUMP v. BIDEN: “ONCE IN A CENTURY” MASSIVE VOTER TURNOUT?
It is not difficult to find online “clocks” which are counting-down the time remaining before our nation’s Trump v. Biden presidential vote.
As I write, the countdown at "timeanddate" shows 54 days, 19 hours, 35 minutes and some seconds before our
IN CASE YOU WONDERED WHERE MAYOR PERKINS WENT …
Anyone who otherwise remembers how Hurricane Katrina pounded New Orleans in August 2005 likely also remembers the political damage it did to then-President George W. Bush.
A day after the hurricane hit, on
HOW TO KILL A PLACE: SUICIDE BY TAXES IN SHREVEPORT
Sunday, August 23, 2020, 2:13 P.M.
Waking up yesterday confirmed my somewhat new, daily routine: ‘get going with coffee and my laptop, along with a quiet prayer that the “news” not be too bad.
“Well-aged” as I am, that prayer is more
SHREVEPORT POLICE / FIRE PAY RAISES? WHEN? PAID HOW?!
No matter that almost everything about pay raises for Shreveport police and fire personnel is up in the air and likely to stay that way for months, two things seems certain …
… the City Council has the votes to raise
Saturday, August 15, 2020, 5:20 P.M.
For those of us who own / are buying our homes, we expect our property tax bill to land with a splat in November or December.
Admittedly, I am a bit of a stickler about this
WILL AMERICA’S 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION BE HIJACKED?
As never before in my career, the deluge of meaningful messages, news articles, videos, etc., is just this side of overwhelming.
Yes, I credit social media for much of this high tide of information, but – dare I say it –