Mark Keough: “Tollroads…that’s not the purpose of government”: moving speech stirs Woodlands Republican Women

Mark Keough: “Tollroads…that’s not the purpose of government”: moving speech stirs Woodlands Republican Women

Image: State Representative Mark Keough (R-The Woodlands) spoke to a jam-packed audience of The Woodlands Area Republican Women on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Keough is running for Montgomery County Judge in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. The Woodlands, September 14 – State Representative Mark Keough, Republican of The Woodlands, told a packed room […]

County Judge Candidate Mark Keough’s 2 Simple Rules for Selecting Elected Leaders: (1) if they don’t have private business experience, they should get some before living off the public dole, (2) they must acknowledge they are servants over and above any authority they may have.

 Conroe, September 3 – Tropical Storm Harvey revealed the regularly amazing work of some local elected officials, such as Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack, who contrast with others who seem to be in hiding only to appear when there’s a photo opportunity available. State Representative Mark Keough, who is running for Montgomery County Judge […]

Desperate to show support, Montgomery County Judge Doyal lists dinner at home with his wife as $1000 political contribution; at least 2/3rds of his total contributions from County vendors

Desperate to show support, Montgomery County Judge Doyal lists dinner at home with his wife as $1000 political contribution; at least 2/3rds of his total contributions from County vendors

Conroe, July 23 – Desperate to show that he still has political support after almost three years of massive spending, questionable ethics, an indictment for violating the Open Meetings Act, conflicts of interest, and lying to the Texas Transportation Commission that Montgomery County shows unified support for the Tx-249 Taxway, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal […]

Mark Keough, Guest Writer: American Exceptionalism, Parts 4 and 5

MARK KEOUGH, Guest Writer In my Previous article on American Exceptionalism I explained two of ten fundamental differences between the exceptional nature of our American Ideology and the detrimental nature of Marxist (Communist/Socialist) Ideology, I chose to contrast these two ideologies because it was a Marxist (Joseph Stalin) who not only coined the phrase “American […]

Guest Writer, Mark Keough: American Exceptionalism, Does It Really Matter? Its Roots and Fruits, Part 2

MARK KEOUGH, Guest Writer.  In part 1 of our series we closed with the question; If what we believe about American Exceptionalism really does matter then how did this extraordinary concept begin? To answer this, let us first examine the origin of the phrase. For most historians, the phrase American Exceptionalism originated with the French […]

Guest Writer, State Representative Mark Keough: “American Exceptionalism: Does it really matter? Its roots and fruits.” (Part 1 of 5)

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, takes it as an honor to receive a written work as scholarly and philosophical as the one we’re publishing in a 5-part series during the 4th of July. Mark Keough, who is a pastor and educational leader, is also the State Representative, District 15. He’s […]

County’s conflicts of interest “disclosures” lack transparency

Conroe, June 20 – Montgomery County’s Judge, Craig Doyal, and Commissioners have provided conflict of interest disclosures which are woefully inadequate. The disclosures, which appear under the “Transparency” tab on the County’s beleaguered website, raise more questions than provide any answers, especially with respect to Doyal. State law of conflict of interest disclosures Chapter 176 […]

Montgomery County Tea Party hosts brief forum for 2018 candidates, including Keough, Bagley, Toth

Conroe, June 7 – Although the speeches were brief, the Montgomery County Tea Party presented what looked and felt like the first candidates’ forum for the 2018 election cycle on Monday night at the Church @ 242, the organization’s usual biweekly meeting location. President Patricia Tibbs hosted the presentation that involved announced candidates Mark Keough […]

4 questions to Craig Doyal and Mark Keough about “economic development”

Conroe, June 4 – Both Craig Doyal and Mark Keough claim to (1) support “economic development, (2) be “fiscal conservatives,” and (3) be “pro-growth.” The Golden Hammer has three questions to Doyal and Keough, both of whom are running for Montgomery County Judge. #1 Has the economic development that has occurred in Montgomery County come here […]