Editorial: Let’s support the government shutdown; Judge Keough, could we please do that here too?

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Doesn’t the closure of the National Zoo due to the government shutdown ruin your life? Does it bother you that the Bureau of Economic Statistics isn’t operating? What about the Joshua Tree National Park? Today marks two weeks that the government has shut down due to President Donald Trump’s unwillingness to […]

Montgomery County’s explosive government spending growth (it’s worse than the federal government!!!)

Montgomery County’s explosive government spending growth (it’s worse than the federal government!!!)

Image: Spending versus population. Data from U.S. Census Bureau, Montgomery County Office of County Auditor. Artwork and data compilation from Yollick Law Firm. Conroe, June 11 – The Montgomery County government’s spending has grown explosively since 2000. Taxation has grown with the spending. Massive property taxes have begun to harm home and land sales and […]

Trump budget slashes agency money to boost defense spending 

ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen departments to finance a significant increase in the military and make a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Thursday’s scheduled budget release will upend Washington with cuts […]

The Latest: Trump suggests leaving many fed jobs unfilled 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:56 a.m. President Donald Trump acknowledges that there remains hundreds of unfilled jobs in his administration, but says “they’re unnecessary to have.” In an interview with Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends” that aired Tuesday, Trump says he has no intention of filling […]