ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer I am a conservative. Are you? Let’s define the term “conservative.” A conservative believes the following: Free markets and limited government. Government’s purpose is limited to national security, law enforcement, and enforcing contracts. Government should never plan any aspect of the economy. Government, when necessary, should only be good government. […]
Why Montgomery County citizens should boot out any politician who supports the $73 Million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 Tollway Boondoggle for Corrupt Officials and Contractors. While we’re at it, let’s defenestrate the highway altogether.
Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, under criminal indictment, waiting to speak before the Texas Transportation Commission, on June 27, 2017, where he lied and told them that Montgomery County was “unified in support” behind the $73 million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 Tollway. Magnolia, September 9 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, […]
County For Sale: Out-of County developer Rick Sheldon, a major Doyal and Riley political and legal defense fund contributor, is one of the big winners in the Tx-249 Taxway
Image: A Texas Department of Transportation map showing proposed routes for the Tx-249 extension and the location of Waco real estate developer Rick Sheldon’s tract of land. (Photo courtesy of the Texas Department of Transportation and Kelli Cook.) Conroe, July 10 – Montgomery County road policy clearly has little to do with County needs or […]
The threat There’s an urban myth that someone once said that democracies begin to fail when the people figure out that they can vote themselves money. Alexis de Tocqueville never actually said that. In fact, it’s pretty unclear who, if anyone, ever did. On May 17, 2010, historian James Wood wrote an excellent article on […]