Establishment versus reform highlights news shorts – Texas Open Meetings criminal briefs, Magnolia area taxation without representation, Wilkerson fighting to keep anti-conservative control

Establishment versus reform highlights news shorts – Texas Open Meetings criminal briefs, Magnolia area taxation without representation, Wilkerson fighting to keep anti-conservative control

Image: Conservative activist Ginger Russell, a year or two ago, contemplating her future discussions with her friend Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley. Conroe and Magnolia, October 10 – These news stories may be short, but they’re important nonetheless. All three stories highlight the ongoing battle between the Montgomery County political “establishment” and reform efforts […]

BREAKING NEWS: Firebrand jurist Moore wins GOP primary runoff in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Firebrand jurist Roy Moore won the Alabama Republican primary runoff for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, defeating an appointed incumbent backed by President Donald Trump and allies of Sen. Mitch McConnell. In an upset likely to rock the GOP establishment, Moore clinched victory over Sen. Luther Strange to take the GOP nomination […]

The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, to return to full political coverage September 1

The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, to return to full political coverage September 1

Image: The Golden Sledgehammer, representing the waste and socialized central planning of Craig Doyal’s and Charlie Riley’s $73 million folly also known as the Tx-249 Tollway, dwarfs “The Golden Hammer.” Conroe, August 31 – By popular demand, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, will return to full political coverage on September 1, 2017. Our […]

Mark Keough declares war on corruption, cronyism, and malfeasance, opposes Montgomery County government funding of $73 million, 3.6 mile, Tx-249 tollway, also known as Decimation of Hope Highway

Mark Keough declares war on corruption, cronyism, and malfeasance, opposes Montgomery County government funding of $73 million, 3.6 mile, Tx-249 tollway, also known as Decimation of Hope Highway

Image: The face of reform in Montgomery County, State Representative Mark Keough, who is running for County Judge in the 2018 Republican Primary Election. Keough announced that he will oppose Montgomery County funding and constructing the project, which Tx-DOT has made clear they’d do anyway. Conroe, June 13 – A new reformer has come to […]

Editorial: The Golden Hammer endorses County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport for re-election on March 6, 2018

THE GOLDEN HAMMER EDITORIAL BOARD The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, endorses Stephanne Davenport for re-election as Montgomery County’s Treasurer in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. So far, Davenport runs unopposed for this position. The Golden Hammer hopes and respectfully suggests that no one should file to challenge Davenport for the Treasurer’s […]

Paranoia consumes Montgomery County Judge’s office in midst of County Treasurer reorganization, reveals why entire Commissioners Court should manage County government

Conroe, March 8 – Documents, which The Golden Hammer has obtained, reveal the paranoia with which the Montgomery County government operates, the hyper-politicalization, and the reason management and operation of the County government should fall under the entire Commissioners Court rather than a hyper-political County Judge Craig Doyal. After some foot-dragging, County officials eventually released the […]

EDITORIAL: ETHICS REFORM PRIORITY FOR COUNTY GOVERNMENT

EDITORIAL: ETHICS REFORM PRIORITY FOR COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Montgomery County’s government desperately needs ethics reform during 2017. The “Axis of Evil” (Doyal – Riley – Clark – Meador) have created a cesspool of nepotism, conflicts of interest, and opacity. County Attorney J.D. Lambright has acted as an enabler and clearly has no conception whatsoever of his professional responsibility to the citizens of Montgomery […]