Part 2c of 3: Even simple beginnings involving Doyal lay groundwork to Commissioners Court challenge to American Exceptionalism

Conroe, June 10 – Even the simplest beginnings involving lame duck Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal will lay the groundwork to the Commissioners Court challenge to American Exceptionalism at the June 12, 2018, meeting. The first problem is arguably not Doyal’s fault.  It’s the Pledge of Allegiance to the Texas Flag. The Texas Pledge The […]

Part 2a of 3: Lame duck Doyal will call an un-Exceptional meeting to order

Conroe, June 10 – When lame duck County Judge Craig Doyal calls the June 12, 2018, Commissioners Court meeting to order, two important events will occur at once. First, American Exceptionalism will be at the forefront of the entire world as President Donald Trump clearly leads a summit meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un. […]

Mark Keough, Guest Writer: American Exceptionalism, Parts 4 and 5

MARK KEOUGH, Guest Writer In my Previous article on American Exceptionalism I explained two of ten fundamental differences between the exceptional nature of our American Ideology and the detrimental nature of Marxist (Communist/Socialist) Ideology, I chose to contrast these two ideologies because it was a Marxist (Joseph Stalin) who not only coined the phrase “American […]

Guest Writer, Mark Keough: American Exceptionalism, Does It Really Matter? Its Roots and Fruits, Part 2

MARK KEOUGH, Guest Writer.  In part 1 of our series we closed with the question; If what we believe about American Exceptionalism really does matter then how did this extraordinary concept begin? To answer this, let us first examine the origin of the phrase. For most historians, the phrase American Exceptionalism originated with the French […]

Guest Writer, State Representative Mark Keough: “American Exceptionalism: Does it really matter? Its roots and fruits.” (Part 1 of 5)

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, takes it as an honor to receive a written work as scholarly and philosophical as the one we’re publishing in a 5-part series during the 4th of July. Mark Keough, who is a pastor and educational leader, is also the State Representative, District 15. He’s […]

State House candidate Steve Toth’s 4th of July Message

STEVE TOTH, Former State Representative, Fox 26 Commentator, and Candidate for State Representative. Guest Writer. The Woodlands, July 4 – Consider for a moment, for the first 5,000 years of recorded history, up through 1776, humanity knew nothing more than servitude and poverty. Mankind used blood letting for medicine and a stick and plow for agriculture. Then, […]