Parkland school shooter spared from execution for killing 17

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A divided jury spared Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz the death penalty Thursday for killing 17 people at a Parkland high school in 2018, sending him to prison for the rest of his life in a decision that left many families of the victims angered, baffled and in tears. “This is insane. Everyone […]

Trump’s bid to shape GOP faces test with voters in May races

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump ‘s post-presidency enters a new phase this month as voters across the U.S. begin weighing the candidates he elevated to pursue a vision of a Republican Party steeped in hard-line populism, culture wars and denial of his loss in the 2020 campaign. The first test comes on Tuesday when voters in Ohio […]

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty Wednesday to murdering 17 people during a rampage at his former high school in Parkland, Florida, leaving a jury to decide whether he will be executed for one of the nation’s deadliest school shootings. Relatives of the victims who sat in the courtroom and watched the hearing via Zoom broke […]

Republicans condemn GOP ‘scheme’ to undo election for Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The extraordinary Republican effort to overturn the presidential election was condemned Sunday by an outpouring of current and former GOP officials warning the effort to sow doubt in Joe Biden’s win and keep President Donald Trump in office is undermining Americans’ faith in democracy. Trump has enlisted support from a dozen Republican senators and up to […]

Editorial: Today’s stories in The Golden Hammer are identical in theme

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer In today’s edition of The Golden Hammer, there are two stories: one about Terri Jaggers, the President of the Montgomery County Child Welfare Board, an adjunct Sam Houston State Professor, and head of two ostensible nonprofit foundations set up for orphans and foster children, who stole money from orphans, and one about […]

“Disgrace” Wilkerson, Riley’s campaign manager advertise fake Cruz-Brady August 24 “fundraiser,” while Cruz campaign, Senator’s father confirm Senator not attending

Conroe and Washington, D.C., July 11 – Montgomery County Republican Party Chairman Wally Wilkerson, whom the Republican Party Officials Committee determined took actions to “disgrace” the Republican Party in October, 2018, is up to his old tricks again. Wilkerson released an advertisement during the afternoon of Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in which he announced a […]

Montgomery County Sheriff, FBI Arrests Two Girlfriend Thieves in Connection with Bank Robbery

The Woodlands, February 16 – On February 15, 2019, Detectives with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Homicide – Violent Crimes Unit, along with the Special Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, arrested Jasmin Nicole Cruz, date of birth September 4, 1993, for the robbery of the Chase Bank located at 8201 Kuykendahl Rd, The […]

Local Montgomery County Republican candidates roll to easy wins, while Reed, Cook, grassroots conservative Republicans deliver decisive margins to help Cruz statewide

Local Montgomery County Republican candidates roll to easy wins, while Reed, Cook, grassroots conservative Republicans deliver decisive margins to help Cruz statewide

Image: Montgomery County Judge-Elect Mark Keough celebrates his gigantic win at a rally with United States Congressman Kevin Brady on Election Night, November 6, 2018. Conroe, November 7 – Local Republican candidates cruised to gigantic victories over democrats in the November 6, 2018, General Election. The democrats were largely inconsequential with the highest percentage democrat […]

Predictions for November 6 Election reveal importance of voter turnout; all politics local

Montgomery County, November 5 – The November 6, 2018, General Election brings to a close an important election cycle for Montgomery County, Texas, and very likely the United States of America. Montgomery County will take some important first steps towards substantial reductions in government spending and becoming the national example of a local community that […]

Trump escalates immigration rhetoric at rally to boost Cruz

HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his immigration rhetoric at a midterm rally in Texas on Monday, accusing Democrats of “encouraging millions of illegal aliens to break our laws, violate our borders and overwhelm our nation.” With weeks to go before Election Day, Trump is seeking to drive Republican turnout with his hard-line immigration […]