Newly-elected State Republican Executive Committeeman Breaux wows packed audience at Tea Party gathering with unity talk

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, August 4 – With an introduction by Montgomery County Tea Party PAC President Pat Tibbs that he’s one of the reasons Jefferson County is rapidly moving into the Republican column, newly-elected State Republican Executive Committee (SREC) member Chris Breaux of Beaumont wowed a packed audience of the Montgomery County Tea […]

President Trump fires TVA chair, cites hiring of foreign workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing the federally owned corporation for hiring foreign workers. Trump told reporters at the White House that he was formally removing chair Skip Thompson and another member of the board, and he threatened to remove other […]

House panel calls new postal chief to explain mail delays

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee has invited the new postmaster general to appear at a September hearing to examine operational changes at the U.S. Postal Service that are causing delays in mail deliveries across the country. The plan imposed by Louis DeJoy, a Republican fundraiser who took over the top job at the […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court ends budget session in ugliness

Montgomery County Commissioners Court ends budget session in ugliness

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough ultimately voted against a tax rate higher than the “no-new-tax-revenue” tax rate on Friday, July 31, 2020. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, August 4 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court ended a weeklong budget workshop with an ugly colloquy between Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough on the one […]

Who’s who on the committee vetting Biden’s possible VPs

ATLANTA (AP) — Vice presidential searches make for perhaps the most popular of Washington parlor games: Veepstakes. The 2020 version now rests with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. If he defeats President Donald Trump, his pick would become the first woman to hold U.S. national elected office. He’ll get plenty of late advice from his […]

Editorial: Judge Keough and Commissioner Noack should STAND UP FOR THE TAXPAYERS, or suffer political extinction, in face of proposed tax increase

Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher It’s a problem with an easy solution, and Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough and Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack better stand up for the taxpayers, or they should suffer political extinction. The situation: the Commissioners Court voted to INCREASE property taxes on citizens suffering from one of the worst […]

Statistics reveal important lessons regarding the Chinese Coronavirus response

Statistics reveal important lessons regarding the Chinese Coronavirus response

Image: This statistical analysis, which commercial realtor Jeff Williams prepared by taking numbers directly from the Montgomery County government’s daily reports and compiling them into the graph, reveals that government mandates in response to the Chinese Coronavirus were little more than panic which had no impact whatsoever on the course of the disease. The Golden […]

Annual Sturgis motorcycle rally expecting 250K next week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sturgis is on. The message has been broadcast across social media as South Dakota, which has seen an uptick in coronavirus infections in recent weeks, braces to host hundreds of thousands of bikers for the 80th edition of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. More than 250,000 people are expected to rumble […]