Happy 2020 from The Golden Hammer!

Happy 2020 from The Golden Hammer!

Kelli Cook, Publisher, The Golden Hammer Happy New Year from The Golden Hammer! 2020 is an important year nationally and locally for Montgomery County. Our rejuvenated Republican Party delivered 42% of United States Senator Ted Cruz’s winning margin in 2018. That remarkable feat has placed us in the epicenter for Republicans to win Texas and keep the […]

Photo of sick boy on floor roils British election campaign

LONDON (AP) — A photo of a sick boy sleeping on a hospital floor because no beds were available has become one of the defining images of Britain’s bruising election campaign. It forced Prime Minister Boris Johnson onto the defensive and ignited a fierce online debate over whether it was real or fake. The boy, […]

Israel’s Netanyahu appears to suffer setback in exit polls

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fell short of securing a parliamentary majority with his religious and nationalist allies in national elections Tuesday, initial exit polls showed, setting the stage for a period of coalition negotiations that could threaten his political future and clear the way for him to be tried on corruption […]

Freedom and Liberty Conservatives PAC announce “Taxpayers Fight Back” campaign during 2019-20 elections

Conroe, September 3 – The Freedom and Liberty Conservatives Political Action Committee (FLCPAC) has announced the “Taxpayers Fight Back” campaign which the group will sponsor during the elections from November, 2019, to November, 2020. “We’re not just sheep waiting to be shorn,” FLCPAC Board member Bill O’Sullivan commented. “‘Taxpayers Fight Back’ will be the theme […]

Polls open in Australian election; opposition tipped to win

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Polling stations opened across Australia on Saturday in elections that are likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years. Opinion polls suggest the conservative Liberal Party-led coalition will lose its bid for a third three-year term and Scott Morrison will have had one of the shortest tenures […]

No surprises in municipal and ISD election results (other than CISD’s $807 million bond)

Montgomery County, May 4 – Incumbents easily coasted to re-election in municipal and school board contests throughout Montgomery County. The results follow: Magnolia ISD, Position 1 Angie Smith                 474                  25.20% Kelly McDonald          1,407               74.80% Magnolia ISD, Position 2 Adrian Kaiser              465                  24.59% Sonja Ebel                   1,426               75.41% Magnolia ISD, Position 3 Sean Ricker                 532                  28.24% […]

Venezuela’s dueling political movements each push elections

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-dominated congress on Tuesday said it will hold new elections as soon as possible within a year — once embattled President Nicolas Maduro is ousted from power. Meanwhile, Venezuela’s socialist party boss, Diosdado Cabello, threatened to hold early legislative elections that could gut the congress, which is the only branch […]

Political signs of two democrats reveal vital information about them

Political signs of two democrats reveal vital information about them

Image: The corner of democrat Jay Stittleburg’s political signs reveals a lot about how the ultra-liberal Montgomery County Judge candidate doesn’t fit this community. Montgomery County, October 22 – The political campaign signs of two of the democrats running for local office – Jay Stittleburg running for Montgomery County Judge and Claire Lindsay running for […]

Editorial: a suggestion to democrats

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer The idea that a President would nominate a leading jurist to the Supreme Court of the United States, that the United States Senate would then exercise its duty of “advice and consent” by voting up or down on the judicial nominee, and that the Senate would confirm the nominee is an […]