Help Wanted: Montgomery County Judge.

The Montgomery County government needs a County Judge for 4-year term beginning January 1, 2019, with the following qualifications: Must commit to: Reduce County spending by $100 million by end of 4-year term Invest $40 million of the savings into increasing law enforcement spending to (1) increase “boots on the ground” in line with FBI […]

Help Wanted: Montgomery County Commissioner Precinct 2

The Montgomery County government needs a Precinct 2 County Commissioner for 4-year term beginning January 1, 2019, with the following qualifications: Must commit to: Reduce County spending by $100 million by end of 4-year term Invest $40 million of the savings into increasing law enforcement spending to (1) increase “boots on the ground” in line […]

Budget numbers reveal Commissioner Meador’s terrible Precinct management (part 1 of a 4-part series)

Budget numbers reveal Commissioner Meador’s terrible Precinct management (part 1 of a 4-part series)

Image: Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador partying it up at his secret “camp party” with his financial contributors and political friends. Willis, May 14 – Montgomery County Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador’s budget and management of his Precinct road and bridge operations are completely haywire. Expenditure data The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, recently […]

County Judge Craig Doyal has an illegal immigration problem (Part 1 of multi-part series): Doyal’s EB-5 program

County Judge Craig Doyal has an illegal immigration problem (Part 1 of multi-part series): Doyal’s EB-5 program

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, May 9 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal has an illegal immigration problem. For some odd reason, as County Judge and as an elected official, Doyal has encouraged programs that result in illegal immigration issues for this community. Doyal’s sponsorship of the EB-5 program in Montgomery County is one example. […]

May 9 “Consent Agenda” another super secretive one from County Judge Doyal, Commissioners Court; but, gosh, The Golden Hammer, how can it be “secretive” if it’s 9 pages long!

May 9 “Consent Agenda” another super secretive one from County Judge Doyal, Commissioners Court; but, gosh, The Golden Hammer, how can it be “secretive” if it’s 9 pages long!

Image: Star Wars’ Dark Emperor Palpatine. But, golly, The Golden Hammer, Palpatine operated out in the open too, didn’t he?! Conroe, May 7 – The May 9, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting agenda for the 9:30 a.m. meeting contains another super secretive “consent agenda.” But is it really fair to describe the 9-page long “consent agenda” super […]

County judge, commissioners file personal financial statements to meet May 1 deadline, explain the mystery why they support greater government spending

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, May 4 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and the four County Commissioners – Mike Meador, Charlie Riley, James Noack, and Jim Clark – filed their personal financial statements with Montgomery County Clerk Mark Turnbull by May 1, 2017, the deadline. The statements, required under Chapter 572 of the Texas […]

Full discourse is the only way to solve real problems

Full discourse is the only way to solve real problems

Image: This 1946 photograph of Third Avenue in New York City displays far more open expression about fat people than is “politically correct” in 2017. The Woodlands, April 29 – I’m fat. But in our “politically correct” world, it’s okay me to say that, because I’m talking about myself. Last night I heard an African-American […]

It’s Really, Really Good To Be King: Not Only Does Craig Doyal’s House Get a $110,000 Appraisal, But The “Yes Men” And “Yes Women” Genuflect To The “Royal Doyal”

It’s Really, Really Good To Be King: Not Only Does Craig Doyal’s House Get a $110,000 Appraisal, But The “Yes Men” And “Yes Women” Genuflect To The “Royal Doyal”

Image: The Royal Doyal pondering the taxes he’s saving FOR HIMSELF. Conroe, April 20 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, enjoyed a record number of readers yesterday largely thanks to the article “It’s Good To Be The King: Craig Doyal’s $110,000 House (With His Immediate Next Door Neighbor’s House Valued at $596,000.)” […]

How “open government” should work: from Stephanne’s mind’s inner recesses to enactment

Conroe, April 20 – County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport introduced the idea of a “reorganization” of her County Department, which has six employees, in early September, 2016. Her proposal faced much trouble and some opposition from the County’s Human Resources Department and from two of the members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. The proposal finally […]

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