Tags: "corruption"

Elliot Stonecipher
04 Sep
0

Governor Edwards’ “Honor Code” Disproved by Excellent Reporting

September 4, 2016 I recently wrote to spotlight journalism excellence in the reporting on South Louisiana floods by Gordon Russell of The Advocate newspaper, and Mark Schleifstein of the Times Picayune / NOLA.com. In their likewise excellent reporting this week, ...

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Source: CPSB website | Realshreveport.com
24 Aug
0

What is Caddo School Boss Goree Running From? Hopefully Mansfield ISD Speaks Up.

Whether its attention he seeks during local flooding, back to school news features, editorials in the Shreveport Times or asking for tax increases from the public, Lamar Goree never misses a chance to get in a press conference or news ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
13 Aug
0

Whitney Pesnell vs. Caddo Commission … Because It’s Right

August 13, 2016 As our work against Caddo Parish Commission corruption broadens and deepens, one of its untold stories is ripe for telling.  It is Whitney Pesnell’s story, the Shreveport attorney volunteering his services while lawyers on the other side ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
30 Jun
0

Caddo Commissioners Soon to Ice Their CPERS Haul?

June 30, 2016 (* Readers interested in my earliest articles on this subject need only follow the directions in the footnote, below.) From the first of my reports, in January 2015, about Caddo Parish Commission corruption – most notably in ...

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Matthew Linn
04 Jun
0

Matthew Linn Caught Lying AGAIN about CPERS Theft

Matthew Linn took to the Broadmoor Neighborhood Association meeting “forum” about public corruption.  As this writer has detailed, Linn has often lied to people about his illegally benefitting from the CPERS scandal.  Now, he has publicly stated for all to ...

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23 May
0

Taxpayers Absorb Huge Blow… Atkins Joins Corruption Crowd in Blocking CPERS Vote!

With little fanfare, John E. Atkins and his Community Foundation coalition stuck a dagger in the hearts of taxpayers who know that the CPERS scandal is our greatest test for the future of our parish.  It is the decision to ...

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Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator
17 May
0

What the Sheriff & D.A. Importantly Did Not Say at BNA Forum

Caddo Parish is in decline due, in large part, to the economic impotence we suffer from our culture of corruption.  No single man is more able to fix that, and more unwilling to do so, than Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.  ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
16 May
0

CPSB Public Record: Rob Wilkinson, a.k.a. Rob Broussard

May 16, 2016 I am now a few days deeper into Caddo Parish School Board records about Rob Broussard’s employment there.  It is research resulting from a Caddo Parish Commission handover of $70,000 in taxpayer money to him for tutoring public school ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
12 May
0

Tuesday Night at BNA: Linn, CPERS, Corruption and More

May 12, 2016 Throughout my career, Shreveport’s Broadmoor Neighborhood Association – the “BNA” – has served a purpose extending far beyond its geographical corner of our parish.  During those decades, the organization’s meetings, held at Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, have done ...

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Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator
12 May
0

Let’s Talk About Corruption… But Not THAT Much…

Two nights ago, The Broadmoor Neighborhood Association, held an alleged forum about public corruption. What witnesses got to behold was a massive amount of guns and hand wringing. We’ll be displaying the entire tape of the meeting, as well as ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
08 May
0

Criminal Investigation of Caddo Commission Long Overdue

May 8, 2016 Not since the mid-1970s has Caddo Parish stared down a like wave of public corruption.  Corruption in our parish school system and Caddo Parish Commission is systemic.  That some self-anointed community “leaders” provide cover for it is ...

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24 Apr
0

Investigation, Prosecution of Caddo Official Malfeasance

April 24, 2016 [NOTE:  Our Caddo Parish sheriff and district attorney are key in the subject discussion, prompting me to share these notes of disclosure.   In 1990, on behalf of incoming Mayor Hazel Beard, I vetted and worked for Steve ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
17 Apr
2

Our Lost “Scalpel of Law” Against Public Corruption

April 17, 2016 Just after the recent tax vote for our collapsing Caddo Parish school system, a new friend shared with me her exchange with a local guy about corruption in that system.  This man pooh-poohed any such, dismissing as ...

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13 Apr
1

More Details of Woodlawn High School Theft, Cover-Up

April 13, 2016 Many questions remain unanswered about the theft of public funds at Woodlawn High School in Shreveport.  Such is no surprise, though, given the attempted cover-up, now evident, by top Caddo Parish School Board officials. My original articles ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
11 Apr
0

Caddo Election: We Fed Goliath … He’s Eating Us Alive

April 9, 2016 As the discussion about the Caddo Parish election today ensues, there will be all manner of celebrations, claims, charges, scapegoating, and the rest of the full range of chat and chatter.  Given my upcoming enforced “vacation,” I ...

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