Author Archives: RealShreveport

25 Jun
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SHREVEPORT CITY HALL POLITICS … A RUN-DOWN OF SORTS

The Shreveport City Council met Tuesday as scheduled, but fear of the coronavirus once again meant that it was conducted “virtually” by way of video conferencing. (For those who do not know, watching these meetings is a blend of jury ...

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20 Jun
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A PERSONAL NOTE FROM ELLIOTT. AN UPDATE FROM KTBS-TV NEWS.

As I continue my research into an entirely different subject, I write to dispose of a nagging misunderstanding about my work, and to share a notable update from KTBS-TV News. * * * * * * * * I recently ...

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13 Jun
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GOOD NEWS! WE HAVE SEEN THE ENEMY

Include me among those who have made it a point in recent days to listen and watch the hateful acts and intentions of some of today’s American “protestors.” For many of us, especially Boomers, it (again) seems typical to recall ...

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08 Jun
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KTBS-TV RESPONSE ON CAWTHORNE CORRUPTION TRIAL

In a seeming response to my article re-post yesterday about the long-delayed federal corruption trial of Caddo Parish Commissioner Lynn Cawthorne and his sister Belena Turner, KTBS-TV’s Vickie Welborn has nailed down notable details. In Ms. Welborn’s follow-up article posted ...

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30 May
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SHREVEPORT IS VERY FORTUNATE TO HAVE THIS CITY COUNCIL

I have written, and written about, these clarion ten words before … as simple, yet powerful, as any sentence I ever heard: There is never a right time to do a wrong thing. I heard the sentence the first time ...

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26 May
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STATE SENATE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVES H.B. 697

Jessica Moore Tullis, of the Caddo Alliance for Freedom, is reporting from the Louisiana State Senate that H.B. 697 has just been approved in Committee. Ms. Tullis reports that the bill was passed by a unanimous vote in the Senate ...

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23 May
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H.B. 697 OPPOSITION BY SHREVEPORT “LEADERS” IS DECADES OLD

As the Caddo Alliance for Freedom (CAF) now heads to Baton Rouge to secure the protection of its “rural” area property rights, members continue a battle another group of Caddoans faced decades ago. It is a battle I well know. ...

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20 May
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LOUISIANA LEGISLATURE BLOCKS VOTE-BY-MAIL, FOR NOW

The state House and Governmental Affairs committee voted 9-5 yesterday to kill House Bill 419 which would have added Louisiana to the list of states moving toward vote-by-mail. The nine legislators voting against the attempt are Republicans, and the five ...

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14 May
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TABATHA TAYLOR ELECTED SHREVEPORT CITY COUNCIL MEMBER

Thursday, May 14, 2020 … 2:42 P.M. In a specially called meeting to name an interim District “A” City Council member to replace Willie Bradford, the choice of members is Tabatha H. Taylor. Ms. Taylor will serve at least until ...

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12 May
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NO, IT’S NOT UNBELIEVABLE, BUT IT IS CERTAINLY UNAMERICAN.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 … 1:45 P.M. My headline for this article was very deliberately chosen. America’s internal, ideological war of words, laws and core beliefs is worsening. Many of us find that we must work more and more diligently ...

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07 May
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IS PERKINS STICKING IT TO S.P.D., BOND ISSUE “NO” VOTERS, BOTH?

Thursday, May 7, 2020 … 4:04 P.M. The buzz and media reporting this week about Shreveport’s alleged $25,000,000 budget / spending shortfall has certainly been intense … and in at least one key aspect, stupefying. Yes, you likely know by ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
05 May
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YES, COVID-19 IS DAMNABLE, BUT NOT ALL OF US ARE TO BLAME.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 … 6:29 P.M. Before another word, let me state the case of which many of us now seem certain: this COVID-19 pandemic is a political matter first … then a matter of public health. Be that ...

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28 Apr
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COUNCILMAN WILLIE BRADFORD QUITS … JAMES FLURRY ILL

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 … 6:44 P.M. Owing to some unspecified disgust with being a Shreveport City Councilman, District “A” member Willie Bradford confirmed at today’s Council meeting that he will be gone from that position effective day-after-tomorrow. With today’s ...

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26 Apr
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SHREVEPORT CITY HALL: EMPLOYEE SLACKERS … WITH PERKINS

Sunday, April 26, 2020 … 6:14 P.M. As the Shreveport City Council and Mayor Adrian Perkins prepare for Tuesday’s virtual council meeting, one piece of very interesting and important business isn’t likely to be brought up … … slackers among ...

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23 Apr
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WARNING: IF YOU’RE AN A.O.C. FAN, YOU WON’T LIKE THIS PIECE

Thursday, April 23, 2020 … 3:20 P.M. For any who have not seen or heard the latest from United States Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, you missed a doozy. AOC, as many of you may know, just decided it was a good ...

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