Cuban migrants flow into Florida Keys, overwhelm officials

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — More than 500 Cuban immigrants have come ashore in the Florida Keys since the weekend, the latest in a large and increasing number who are fleeing the communist island and stretching thin U.S. border agencies both on land and at sea. It is a dangerous 100-mile (160-kilometer) trip in often rickety boats […]

To China’s fury, UN accuses Beijing of Uyghur rights abuses

BEIJING (AP) — The U.N. accused China of serious human rights violations that may amount to “crimes against humanity” in a long-delayed report examining a crackdown on Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups. Beijing on Thursday denounced the assessment as a fabrication cooked up by Western nations. Human rights groups have accused China of […]

Republican Party Platform Committee

Grassroots cleaned house all the way – closed primaries Wanted to get Republican Party to Texas Election Code – county chair elected by CEC and Republic Party removed from the Election Code The SC has ruled on associational freedom of political parties – in 2 cases – political parties any state law that interfere with […]

After Lieutenant Governor Patrick requests, Governor Abbott adds “legislation to improve higher education in Texas” to Third Special Session call

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, October 18 – Following the leadership of Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Texas Governor Greg Abbott added “legislation to improve higher education in Texas” to the agenda for the Third Special Session of the 87th Texas Legislature. Abbott made the addition on Friday, October 15, 2021, so it will be […]

Metts, Noack get into tiff over mid-year budget increases during Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, May 5 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts angrily tried to embarrass Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack during the Tuesday, April 27, 2021, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Metts objected to Noack’s proposal to add an additional operations assistant to the Precinct 3 Commissioner […]

Trump names 2 lawyers to impeachment defense team

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump on Sunday named two lawyers to his impeachment defense team, one day after it was revealed that the former president had parted ways with an earlier set of attorneys. The two lawyers representing him will be David Schoen, a criminal defense lawyer with offices in Alabama and New York, and […]

BREAKING NEWS! U.S. House votes to impeach President Trump for “inciting insurrection”

BREAKING NEWS! U.S. House votes to impeach President Trump for “inciting insurrection”

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Washington, D.C., January 13 – The United States House of Representatives voted 232 to 197 to impeach President Donald Trump for “inciting insurrection” with respect to the January 6, 2021, protests around and in the United States Capitol. 10 Republicans joined with 222 Democrats to impeach the President. […]

Salty lake, ponds may be gurgling beneath South Pole on Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A network of salty ponds may be gurgling beneath Mars’ South Pole alongside a large underground lake, raising the prospect of tiny, swimming Martian life. Italian scientists reported their findings Monday, two years after identifying what they believed to be a large buried lake. They widened their coverage area by […]

House Dems summon postal leaders to hearing on mail delays

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The Democratic-run House on Sunday demanded that leaders of the U.S. Postal Service testify at an emergency oversight hearing Aug. 24 on mail delays as concerns grow that the Trump White House is trying to undermine the agency during the coronavirus pandemic while states expand mail-in voting options for the November presidential election. […]