Conservative Vigilance Calendar: July 6 to July 12

Conservative Vigilance Calendar: July 6 to July 12

Image: The Clare Booth Luce Policy Institute publishes its Great American Conservative Women Calendar each year. Don’t you feel confident that Montgomery County Republican Party Treasurer John Hill Wertz has one of these hanging on the wall in his office? Conroe, July 6 – A busy week is coming for vigilant conservatives. Sunday, July 7 – The […]

Exemplary young conservative makes big splash cleaning Lake Conroe mess

Geoffrey Litke, The Golden Hammer Conroe, March 15 – Young Thomas Martin took the initiative to clean up his lake community. His actions comport with true conservative principles, a quest for a free society, and the heart of Americans who voluntarily want to make their community a better place for all to live and to enjoy. […]

UK’s May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and triggering a no-confidence vote that could topple her government. The defeat was widely expected, but the scale of the House of Commons’ vote — 432 votes against the government […]

Editorial: Way to go, Mark! (Sunday after noon should be “Mark Keough Day” in Montgomery County.)

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Way to go, Mark Keough, Montgomery County Judge! Thank you for having the courage and integrity to reduce your government salary by more than 12% at the first Commissioners Court meeting, as you promised during the political campaign you would. Thanks also for voting against an inappropriate spending proposal and for […]

From perspective of conservative Republicans in Montgomery County, the past week has been a great one; meanwhile, guess who’s going to war with the Republican Party?

From perspective of conservative Republicans in Montgomery County, the past week has been a great one; meanwhile, guess who’s going to war with the Republican Party?

Image: A proper organizational chart for the government of the State of Texas. Under the most basic concept of Americanism, the people are at the top of the organizational chart and remain in charge of the government even though elected servants have responsibilities to make public sacrifices. Conroe, July 1 – From the perspective of […]

Charlie Riley: fake conservative

Charlie Riley: fake conservative

Image: Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley and Gary Louie. Magnolia, February 28 – Charlie Riley may be a nice guy, but he’s no conservative nor is he someone who gets the job of Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner done. Roads in Precinct 2 are a mess. Riley promised to widen F.M. 2978 before the […]

Guest Editorial: Jon Paul Bouche, “Help! How do I tell if I’ve received a fake voter guide?”

JON PAUL BOUCHE, Guest Editorialist to The Golden Hammer If you have made a trip to your mailbox lately, you understand that the political season is upon us.  Every day, my mailbox is packed with political advertisements where every candidate claims to be the most “conservative” while touting a list of endorsements from various groups, many […]

Editorial: What is The Golden Hammer?

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, welcomes our new readers and the readers who have been with us since this newspaper began to publish over a year ago. With the many thousands of new readers, it’s fair to reflect upon the question: what is this newspaper all about? The […]

I am a conservative. Are you?

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer I am a conservative. Are you? Let’s define the term “conservative.” A conservative believes the following: Free markets and limited government. Government’s purpose is limited to national security, law enforcement, and enforcing contracts. Government should never plan any aspect of the economy. Government, when necessary, should only be good government. […]

What’s a “patriot”? What’s a “conservative”? A Republican? A liberal? A libertarian? (Plus a brief Davenport, Part 14)

What’s a patriot? The Associated Press wrote the following about Ronald Reagan in 2004: “Ronald Reagan, an infectiously optimistic president who forged an enduring relationship with the American people, dedicated his presidency to two goals — the destruction of Soviet communism abroad and the reduction of government at home. He lived to see the first […]