Editorial: Ethics, principle supersede personal loyalty in true friendships (especially between Republicans)

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer If you are a true friend to someone, ethics and principle should supersede your personal loyalty. Part of friendship is providing guidance to a friend who is committing wrong. The failure to behave ethically and with principle, rather than with personal loyalty, is a primary explanation for circumstances where millions or […]

July 27: Funerary Friday for Montgomery County, Texas

July 27: Funerary Friday for Montgomery County, Texas

Image: The body of Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, was visible to the public in New York City on April 25, 1865, the last day to view the president whom John Wilkes Booth had assassinated ten days earlier at the Ford Theater in Washington, D.C. Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer The citizens of […]

How Craig Doyal, Charlie Riley skanked Montgomery County citizens in less than 2 minutes

How Craig Doyal, Charlie Riley skanked Montgomery County citizens in less than 2 minutes

Image: The Montgomery County Commissioners Court held their little tollroad meeting on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in one minute and 44 seconds during which they awarded $4.7 million of contracts to close pals of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley. They don’t care; it’s “other people’s money”! Conroe, July […]

County Attorney Lambright calls for creation of Inspector General’s Office in Montgomery County to handle ethics, corruption issues

Conroe, June 25 – Partly as a party of discussions he and District Attorney Brett Ligon have had for a couple of years and partly in response to an article in The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, Montgomery County Attorney J.D. Lambright has called for creation of an Inspector General’s Office within the County […]

After two and a half years of savage ethics problems, Montgomery County needs a Special Public Integrity Prosecutor independent of politics

After two and a half years of savage ethics problems, Montgomery County needs a Special Public Integrity Prosecutor independent of politics

Image: District Attorney Brett Ligon. Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Despite how good a lawyer and prosecutor Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon is, it’s way past the time for him to designate a Special Public Integrity Prosecutor (SPIP) inside the District Attorney’s Office. The SPIP should be independent of Ligon, and his or her staff should […]

Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Clark campaign unleashes wild revelations website about JP Metts

Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Clark campaign unleashes wild revelations website about JP Metts

Image: Front page of JP Metts revelation site, which exposes several of the ethical challenges of Metts, from Fox 26 News, the Houston Chronicle, Empower Texans, and The Golden Hammer. New Caney, May 22 – Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark unleashed a scathing criticism of JP James Metts’ numerous ethical problems from his past and his […]

Woodlands Township’s Bunch stands as ethics example Montgomery County government should follow

Conroe and The Woodlands, May 14 – Woodlands Township Board of Directors of Chairman Gordy Bunch disclosed a shocking revelation during the “It’s Hammer Time” television program on Friday, May 11, 2018. Bunch, who owns the largest insurance agency in this area, The Woodlands Financial Group, which is also one of the largest insurance agencies […]

Candidate Comparison Chart for Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner, May 22 Republican Runoff Election

Magnolia, May 6 – There could not be a greater contrast between the two candidates for Precinct 2 County Commissioner in the May 22, 2018, Republican Runoff Election. The contrast goes far beyond experience (Parker has 8 years of experience as a County Commissioner while Riley has only 3-and-a-half years). The following chart shows some […]

BREAKING NEWS! Metts, his campaign illegally use Montgomery County government telephones to make campaign calls

BREAKING NEWS! Metts, his campaign illegally use Montgomery County government telephones to make campaign calls

Image: Montgomery County website (www.mctx.org) which shows the telephone number showing up on called ID from which Metts and his campaign are using County government telephones to make campaign telephone calls. BREAKING NEWS! New Caney and Conroe, May 5 – James Metts’ campaign, running out of campaign resources and desperate for help, has begun using […]

Montgomery County DA Ligon backs Parker for Precinct 2 Commissioner: “There comes a time when you have to say enough is enough”

Montgomery County DA Ligon backs Parker for Precinct 2 Commissioner: “There comes a time when you have to say enough is enough”

Image: During a Greg Parker campaign event in Magnolia on April 17, 2018, Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon backed former Comal County Commissioner Gregory Parker for Precinct 2 County Commissioner in the May 22, 2018, Republican Runoff Election. Magnolia, April 18 – Montgomery County District Attorney formally backed former Comal County Commissioner Gregory Parker […]

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