Afghanistan: Biden to call for end to ‘America’s longest war’ – BBC News

Afghanistan: Biden to call for end to ‘America’s longest war’  BBC News Why Biden is pulling the US — and NATO — out of Afghanistan  CNN I lost both my legs fighting in Afghanistan. Staying there doesn’t honor our troops.  USA TODAY Biden is making a major mistake on Afghanistan  CNN Biden takes the easy way out of Afghanistan. […]

Minnesota police chief, officer who fatally shot Black man, both resign – Reuters

Minnesota police chief, officer who fatally shot Black man, both resign  Reuters Here’s what we know about Kim Potter, the officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright  CNN Police Order Protesters In Downtown Sacramento To Disburse Or Be Arrested  Good Day Sacramento ‘Many arrests’ after third night of demonstrations over killing of Daunte Wright  MinnPost US protesters rally for third […]

BREAKING NEWS! United States Congressman Kevin Brady to retire after 13 terms

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, April 14 – United States Congressman Kevin Brady announced that he will retire from Congress and not seek re-election at the conclusion of his current term in the United States House of Representatives. Brady made the announcement at his former workplace, the Woodlands Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Outlook Conference. […]

Commissioners Riley, Metts, Walker send Montgomery County taxpayers strong message they’ll get crucified with higher spending budget for FY 2022

Commissioners Riley, Metts, Walker send Montgomery County taxpayers strong message they’ll get crucified with higher spending budget for FY 2022

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley vehemently fought against giving the Budget Office a direction to keep spending at the current year’s level, given the terrible economy Montgomery County is suffering. Riley and Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts began discussing new ways to spend tax dollars. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April […]

Biden raises concerns with Putin about Ukraine confrontation

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Joe Biden urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to “de-escalate tensions” following a Russian military buildup on Ukraine’s border in their second tense call of Biden’s young presidency. Biden also told Putin the U.S. would “act firmly in defense of its national interests” regarding Russian cyber intrusions and election interference, […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court appoints towing monopolists to regulate themselves through “advisory board”

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 14 – “Regulatory capture” prevailed during the Tuesday, April 13, 2021, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, when the five member Court sleepily established a towing ordinance “advisory board” by unanimous vote and then proceeded to appoint four individuals who represent the very companies supposedly under the […]

Abbott bungles around, now announcing J&J China Virus vaccine on “pause”

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, April 14 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has continued his efforts to prove that government bungles just about everything it does, outside of law enforcement and national defense. After spending weeks promoting, the Johnson & Johnson China Virus vaccine, Abbott yesterday issued a statement following the Centers for Disease […]

US to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America that were coordinated from that country, several U.S. officials said Tuesday. The decision defies a May 1 deadline for full withdrawal under a peace agreement the Trump administration reached with […]

Muslims mark Ramadan amid virus surge and new restrictions

MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Muslims in many parts of the world marked the start of Ramadan on Tuesday, but a spike in coronavirus cases in several countries has once again put curbs on the holy month’s signature feasts and lengthy prayers in mosques. Still, there were glimmers that Ramadan 2021 could feel less restricted […]