Goetz-Gate: the full ugly story of Charlie Riley’s, Craig Doyal’s, and Tommy Gage’s involvement

Goetz-Gate: the full ugly story of Charlie Riley’s, Craig Doyal’s, and Tommy Gage’s involvement

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley is at the center of the Goetz-Gate scandal along with County Judge Craig Doyal The scandal Conroe, August 12 – After several months of investigation, the full ugly story behind the “Goetz-Gate” scandal has come to the fore. The facts reveal a lot about Precinct 2 County […]

The Republican Party is an institutional failure

Washington, Austin, and Conroe, August 11 – The Republican Party is an institutional failure. It’s tragic, because for 157 years the Grand Old Party has been the greatest political hope for citizens of the United States. Where the Party is now Strangely, the Republican Party’s success defines its failure. Just look at where the Party […]

Golden Hammer Award goes to County Library Director Jeri Williams for failing to protect taxpayers and keep up with the times

Golden Hammer Award goes to County Library Director Jeri Williams for failing to protect taxpayers and keep up with the times

Image: The Montgomery County government’s $9.4 million per year libraries are as outdated as this old bookmobile. Conroe, August 11 – Montgomery County Library Director Jerilynne Williams received the “Golden Hammer Award” for hammering the taxpayers in the amount of $9.4 million with her library system that is sorely out of date and fails to […]

Texas Secretary of State Makes Criminal Referral to Attorney General Concerning Montgomery County MUD Rent-A-Voter Scheme

Conroe and Austin, August 10 – Keith Ingram, the Director of Elections of the Texas Secretary of State, has made a criminal referral “in connection with the creation of Montgomery County Municipal District Number 148, Montgomery County Municipal District Number 130, and Montgomery County Municipal District Number 131” for which the complaints have alleged “that […]

Local artist Joseph Sager depicts what Godzilla would look like in front of Montgomery County’s Sadler Administration Building to protest high taxes and ever-increasing government spending

Conroe, August 10 – Local artist and political activist Joseph Sager of Willis releases his depiction of Protest Godzilla in front of the Sadler Administration Building in Conroe. Since 2000, spending has increased in the Montgomery County government by 424%, a rate far more rapid than the spending growth of the federal government. Since Godzilla […]

Benson added to Animal Shelter Advisory Board, as Commissioners Court finally cleans up Board membership

Benson added to Animal Shelter Advisory Board, as Commissioners Court finally cleans up Board membership

Image: Montgomery County Animal Shelter Advisory Board member Robbie Benson with her friend Valentine. Conroe, August 10 – After several months of delays, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court finally cleaned up the membership of the Montgomery County Animal Shelter (“MCAS”) Advisory Board. In addition to other changes to the Board, the Commissioners Court appointed renowned […]

With an inflatable Trump chicken taking roost outside White House, many Montgomery County residents are wondering whether a giant inflatable Godzilla should appear astride the Sadler Adminstration Building to protest County government spending

With an inflatable Trump chicken taking roost outside White House, many Montgomery County residents are wondering whether a giant inflatable Godzilla should appear astride the Sadler Adminstration Building to protest County government spending

Image: This image from video, shows a inflatable chicken on the Ellipse, just south of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. The giant inflatable chicken bearing the unmistakable hairstyle of the commander in chief transfixed tourists and television cameras in the nation’s capital. (AP Photo) CONROE and WASHINGTON (The Golden Hammer, AP) — President […]

Metts, Hayden, Clark unite on truancy, making EMC a better place

New Caney, August 9 – Despite some politics between them, Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace James Metts, Precinct 4 Constable Kenneth “Rowdy” Hayden, and Precinct 4 County Commissioner showed a strongly united front on Monday evening at the meeting of the Concerned Citizens of East Montgomery County. The Concerned Citizens organization is one of […]

Bambi Meets Godzilla: Taxpayers versus the Commissioners Court in the August 8 budget hearing

Bambi Meets Godzilla: Taxpayers versus the Commissioners Court in the August 8 budget hearing

Conroe, August 9 – The budget hearing on August 8, 2017, before the Montgomery County Commissioner Court portends a scene from the classic 1969 short, “Bambi versus Godzilla.” (Video of short at bottom of this article.) During both the regular Commissioners Court meeting and the budget hearing portion of the meeting afterwards, citizens, including Alan […]