Candidates draw ballot position at GOP office; Keough: “I’m right where I want to be”

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, December 21 – Candidates for the Republican nomination who filed for a ballot position in Montgomery County in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election participated in a ballot position drawing today at the Republican Party’s office in downtown Conroe. Wally Wilkerson, the Montgomery County Republican Party Chairman oversaw the procedure. For […]

Between Commissioner Clark’s common sense and the staged Doyal-Vandergriff threat, a solution to stop the Montgomery County Tx-249 Tollway folly has shone through

Between Commissioner Clark’s common sense and the staged Doyal-Vandergriff threat, a solution to stop the Montgomery County Tx-249 Tollway folly has shone through

Image: Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark spoke the common sense about the Tx-249 Tollway during the December 20, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting, after County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley sought to manipulate the discussion in a pro-tollroad direction. Conroe, December 21 – During discussion of the $95 million, 4.5-mile, […]

Penultimate profligacy portrays politicians: Montgomery County Commissioners Court December 12 ratings

Penultimate profligacy portrays politicians: Montgomery County Commissioners Court December 12 ratings

Image: Seven extreme liberals who have fought for the growth of government spending and taxes. Bottom row, left to right, Karl Marx, Josef Stalin, Vladimir I. Lenin, Friedrich Engels. Top row, left to right, Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, former American president B. Hussein Obama, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal. Conroe, December 19 […]

Montgomery County Auditor Martin spurs Commissioners Court to spring $25,000 for fancy office for temporary committee meetings

Conroe, December 17 – County Auditor Phyllis Martin’s double-speak convinced the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to spend $25,000 on an office-space buildout on the third floor of the Sadler Administration Building the need for which is entirely unclear at the present time. While the purpose of the office space would be to provide work space […]

Republican Primary Election Proposition 2 on tollroads confronts crony communism in 21st century Texas

Republican Primary Election Proposition 2 on tollroads confronts crony communism in 21st century Texas

Austin and Conroe, December 15 – In the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election, Republican voters will vote on Proposition 2, a nonbonding ballot proposition which reads, “No governmental entity should ever construct or fund construction of toll roads without voter approval.” As Republican Party of Texas Spokesperson Jamie Bennett explained, “The propositions are non-binding, […]

Editorial Update: Montgomery County’s Spaceman: ethics can’t be “aspirational” if we can’t even reach the floor, plus a tribute to two courageous ladies

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: THIS EDITORIAL WAS UPDATED ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017, TO REFLECT CURRENT EVENTS. Eric Yollick, Publisher, The Golden Hammer Back in February when the Montgomery County Commissioners Court considered whether to pass a Code of Ethics in order to comply with a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) requirement, so the County could continue to […]

Montgomery County Judge Debate: challenger Keough criticizes incumbent Doyal for “Enron accounting” in County government

Montgomery County Judge Debate: challenger Keough criticizes incumbent Doyal for “Enron accounting” in County government

Image: December 14, 2017, Liberty Belles Republican Women County Judge Debate featuring State Representative Mark Keough (left) who is running against Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal (right). Conroe, December 15 – State Representative Mark Keough, running for Montgomery County Judge against incumbent Craig Doyal, accused Doyal and the present County government of “Enron accounting” with […]

BREAKING NEWS! Keough drops bombshell: Doyal, cronies lying about cost of Tx-249 Tollway!

BREAKING NEWS! Keough drops bombshell: Doyal, cronies lying about cost of Tx-249 Tollway!

Image: Texas Department of Transportation, Fiscal Year 2018 Current Letting Schedule by District, September 2017 through August 2018, page 224. Conroe, December 14 – State Representative Mark Keough, running for Montgomery County Judge in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election, against incumbent County Judge Craig Doyal, dropped a major bombshell during their first candidate forum […]

Doyal, Keough to face off in first debate of 2018 Montgomery County Judge election: two questions dominate what voters want to hear

Conroe, December 14 – The two candidates for Montgomery County Judge, embattled incumbent Craig Doyal and reformist challenger Mark Keough, who is current a State Representative, will face off in the first candidate debate of the 2018 Republican Primary Election cycle at the December meeting of the Liberty Belles Republican Women, at 7 p.m., tonight, […]

The Golden Hammer Award: Doyal, Meador force taxpayers to pay for sexual misconduct, reward sex offenders

The Golden Hammer Award: Doyal, Meador force taxpayers to pay for sexual misconduct, reward sex offenders

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 1 County Commissioner received The Golden Hammer Award on December 12, 2017, for hammering the taxpayers with respect to Metts’ sexual harassment of a County government employee and with respect to paying money to give drinks and snacks to sex offenders. Conroe, December 14 – Montgomery County […]