President Trump’s obvious best choice for Chief of Staff during the next two years: Congressman Kevin Brady (R-Texas)

Washington, D.C., and The Woodlands, December 16 – President Donald Trump yesterday named Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney as the Acting Chief of Staff to take the Chief of Staff position over after General John Kelly retires on December 31. The President had asked others if they would take the job, so […]

Pence aide out of running to be Trump’s next chief of staff

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump evaluated new candidates to serve as his next chief of staff Sunday after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through. The new hire was to be key to a West Wing reshuffling to shift focus toward the 2020 re-election campaign and the challenge of governing […]

Zero-based budgeting for the Montgomery County government: a brief workshop in how it works

Conroe, April 30 – It’s important for the Montgomery County government and its Department directors, in particular, to understand what “zero-based budgeting” is and how it works. Obviously, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal doesn’t understand it. That’s because he’s never tried to learn about the budgeting method, even when citizens have offered to teach the methodology […]

It’s time for Doyal to discipline fredricks

It’s time for Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal to discipline his “chief of staff” jim fredricks. fredricks makes $118,000 per year in salary as a County employee, plus, of course, the massive benefits that Doyal pays since he has failed to do anything to control County spending. Let’s look at fredricks’ track record: March 28, […]

As the computer technology in the Commissioners Courtroom melts down, the highly-paid IT guy sits and relaxes

As the computer technology in the Commissioners Courtroom melts down, the highly-paid IT guy sits and relaxes

IMAGE: At the tip of the arrow sits Marshall Shirley, Montgomery County’s Information Technology Director, during the complete meltdown of the computer technology system in the Commissioners Courtroom on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. He was obviously very relaxed sitting in the dark corner. Conroe, March 16 – In the midst of a total technological meltdown […]