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 […]

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 […]

District Court races are critical to the financial future of Montgomery County

Conroe, August 8 – Voters tend not to view judicial elections as important as the executive and legislative roles which the Montgomery County Judge and County Commissioners. Nevertheless, the Texas Constitution and Texas laws have placed District Judges as important overseers of County finances. For that reason, citizens who have a stake in County spending […]

Gregory Parker: “The Commissioners Court needs to learn to say ‘no'”; Precinct 2 Commissioner candidate Parker discusses politics, philosophy, his new book

Gregory Parker: “The Commissioners Court needs to learn to say ‘no

Image: Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker stands at the Church @ 242, August 7, 2017. Conroe, August 8 – Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker spoke to the Montgomery County Tea Party in a question-and-answer format about his candidacy, his political philosophy, and his latest book Conservative Essays for the Modern Era. Local […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court to make history, intends to pass highest operational expense budget ever!

Montgomery County Commissioners Court to make history, intends to pass highest operational expense budget ever!

Image: Montgomery County Judge Doyal takes his directions from local political boss Marc Davenport. Conroe, August 7 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court intends, after its 4-day “budget workshop” during which County Judge Craig Doyal excluded citizen participation, to make history by passing the highest operational expenditure budget ever. The proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget […]

In Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s world, this guy is a “fiscal conservative”: Commissioners Court to hold public hearing on proposed tax rate for Fiscal Year 2018 on Tuesday, August 8, at conclusion of regular meeting

In Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s world, this guy is a “fiscal conservative”: Commissioners Court to hold public hearing on proposed tax rate for Fiscal Year 2018 on Tuesday, August 8, at conclusion of regular meeting

Image: 44th President B. Hussein Obama. Conroe, August 5 – In Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s world, B. Hussein Obama, the free-spending ultra-liberal 44th President of the United States, was a “fiscal conservative.” Please see full discussion below. August 8 “public hearing” The Montgomery County Commissioners Court will hold a public hearing on the proposed […]

Montgomery County Government 401: The Golden Hammer to Implement Zero-Based Budgeting

Montgomery County Government 401: The Golden Hammer to Implement Zero-Based Budgeting

Image: Since we’re looking for something fun to do, such as zero-based budgeting or learning about the Montgomery County government, let’s start with The Hillary Step, at 28,839 feet, Mount Everest, Nepal. The Step is a nearly vertical climb of approximately 39 feet just below the South Summit. The 2015 earthquake on Mount Everest has […]

Montgomery County citizens should demand, expect District Judges, Commissioners Court to reduce County Auditor’s Office Budget to Reflect Shift Of Budget Functions

Conroe, August 3 – Montgomery County citizens should demand and expect that the Board of District Judges and the Montgomery County Commissioners Court will reduce the County Auditor’s Office Budget by at least $348,176.47 to reflect the decision of the Commissioners Court to move the Auditor’s budget function to a separate “Budget Office.” At the conclusion […]

A Stupid Question: Why Does Montgomery County Hospital District Collect Taxes From Us?

A Stupid Question: Why Does Montgomery County Hospital District Collect Taxes From Us?

Image: The Montgomery County Hospital District’s gigantic headquarters building on South Loop 336 in Conroe. Conroe, August 1 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has a stupid question: with the recent vote by its Board of Directors to increase the salary of its Chief Executive Officer Randy Johnson to $230,000 per year, […]