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 […]

Montgomery County democrat party pronounces The Golden Hammer’s Publisher a “golden jackass,” Yollick gladly accepts that award from them

Conroe, April 27 – BREAKING NEWS! In sharing today’s story in The Golden Hammer concerning the corrupt connection between Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and various County vendors who give them large political contributions, the Montgomery County democrat party announced the following, “As much as I think [The Golden Hammer’s Publisher […]

Commissioners Court flails around budget issues, fails to give sufficient guidance to County Department heads

Conroe, April 26 – With no guidance for any particular method to find budget cuts, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court has left the County Department heads completely in the dark about the specific manner in which they are to find “across-the-board” budget cuts to propose in accordance with the 2017 Budget Packet which asks County […]

Rep. Keough hails passage of major transparency legislation bill to require county auditors to follow accounting standards

Austin, April 25 – State Representative Mark Keough (R-The Woodlands) hailed the passage of House Bill 1930 as “major transparency legislation that will force counties to comply with national accounting standards.” The short and simple piece of legislation requires that county auditors, such as Montgomery County Phyllis Martin, in counties with a population that exceeds […]

Montgomery County’s FY 2016 financial report highlights County government’s out-of-control spending

Conroe, April 24 – With little fanfare and under the cloak of the secrecy with which Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador have shrouded the County government, on March 28, 2017, County Auditor Phyllis Martin presented Montgomery County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for […]

Charlie taketh back what he giveth

Charlie taketh back what he giveth

Image: Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley living the good life (far right) with Precinct 2 Operations Manager Don Dean (far left) and Lieutenant Tim Holifield (center). Montgomery County, April 24 – While Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley may have taken a political opportunity to supply the third vote in favor of the 20% County […]

France’s next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen

JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press LORI HINNANT, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France’s presidential election, remaking the country’s political landscape and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union. French politicians on the left and right immediately urged […]

Ain’t it fun to reminisce? 4 Happy Democrats: Craig Doyal and friends…in simpler times…

Ain’t it fun to reminisce? 4 Happy Democrats: Craig Doyal and friends…in simpler times…

Image: Four candidates running in the Democratic Primary Election for Montgomery County Commissioner, Precinct 2, in 1986. From right to left, Democrat Craig Doyal, Democrat Henry Harris, Democrat Bob Buchanan, and Democrat Malcolm Purvis. Magnolia, April 23 – It’s fun to reminisce by looking at old photographs of times gone by. I remember when life […]

Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press Writers ALAN FRAM, Associated Press Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers returning to Washington this coming week will find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget deadline dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle between President Donald Trump and Democrats over his border wall. Trump’s GOP allies control […]

American tries to learn from United’s mistakes in incident

MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Another day, another cellphone video of a conflict on an airplane. American Airlines said it grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger on a Friday flight from San Francisco to Dallas-Fort Worth. Spokeswoman Leslie Scott says the airline is looking […]

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