Historical letter: “Whether a Commonwealth suffers more by hypocritical Pretenders to Religion, or by the openly Profane?”

Publisher’s Note: On July 23, 1722, Mrs. Silence Dogood submitted her ninth letter to the New-England Courant, a newspaper in Boston under the management and ownership of James Franklin. At the time, Mrs. Dogood was 16 years old, later served as a Founding Father of the United States of America, and was one of the most […]

Power Top Ten #9: Republican Party conservative activist Jon Bouche

Power Top Ten #9: Republican Party conservative activist Jon Bouche

Image: Republican Party conservative activist Jon Bouche is the Ninth Most Powerful of the Power Top Ten. Eric Yollick, Guest Reporter to The Golden Hammer Montgomery County, December 4 – Jon Bouche, conservative Republican Party activist, is the Ninth Most Powerful of the Power Top Ten, the ten most powerful people in Montgomery County. Bouche is […]

Power Top Ten: #9 John Holzwarth and Montgomery County government vendors’ “deep state”

Power Top Ten: #9 John Holzwarth and Montgomery County government vendors’ “deep state”

Image: Engineer John Holzwarth (right) represents the “deep state” of Montgomery County government vendors who exercise vast control over the Commissioners Court and its decisions. More than any other member of the Commissioners Court, Mike Meador, the Precinct 1 County Commissioner, enables the “deep state.” In this photograph Holzwarth and Meador appear at Meador’s May, […]

Power Top Ten #9: 418th District Judge Tracy Gilbert

Conroe, December 4- The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper continues the tradition, by running a series of articles this month every three days listed the Power Top Ten, the ten most powerful people in Montgomery County. The Power Top Ten doesn’t commemorate the ten best people in Montgomery County necessarily, but the most powerful […]