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. […]

After County Judge Keough urges $411K expenditure on thermal cameras to detect fevers, turns out they just don’t work

Ashley Burke, Special Scientific Reporter to The Golden Hammer Conroe, August 13 – Yesterday, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, reported the Montgomery County Commissioners Court’s hasty decision, which wasn’t even on the meeting agenda, to spend $411,000 in tax dollars on thermal cameras which will involuntarily take the temperature of every person who […]

Shutdown of tribal casinos deals blow to Indian Country

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — When the Kalispel Tribe of Indians closed its casino as the coronavirus took hold in Washington state, it essentially shut down its economy. That difficult choice has played out nationwide as some 500 Native American casinos have voluntarily closed during the pandemic, often taking away tribes’ main source of income in […]

NASCAR to resume season May 17 with seven races in 10 days

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR plans to restart its engines with a flurry of races at two historic tracks. NASCAR said Thursday it is set to return May 17 with an elite Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina, the first of seven events in an 11-day stretch across the top three series. […]

Conservative Vigilance Calendar, August 3 to August 9

Conservative Vigilance Calendar, August 3 to August 9

Image: Montgomery County Republican Party Treasurer John Hill Wertz demanded that The Golden Hammer use this “Star Wars” calendar in this article. Wertz tried to make some sort of comparison to the Conroe Independent School District. Montgomery County, August 3 – For vigilant conservatives, it’s an interesting week ahead. Saturday, August 3 – International Hangover Day. Saturday, […]

Historian Dave Roberts: “Patrick Henry and Samuel Adams would have tarred and feathered” the current members of Montgomery County Commissioners Court

Conroe, January 9 – Renowned historian and local businessman Dave Thomas Roberts spoke to the Montgomery County Tea Party on Monday, January 7, 2019, and didn’t mince words about some locals who call themselves “Republicans.” Roberts’ topic was his upcoming book, “The Death of Liberty,” which he will release right before the April tax season […]