Montgomery County government, Conroe ISD spending out of control, even compared to federal government

Conroe, January 20 – Even compared to the federal government which often suffers the most criticism, the Montgomery County government and the Conroe Independent School District have tortured Montgomery County taxpayers with out-of-control spending at unprecedented levels. Mark Keough, the former State Representative who took the oath of office to become Montgomery County Judge on […]

Editorial: It’s time to end filibusters once and for all in the United States Senate, because the American People are paying a dear price

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer It’s time to end filibusters in the United States Senate once and for all, because the American People are paying a dear price. We’re seeing a giant illustration of the problem right now on Capitol Hill. There’s a much bigger problem with the impact of filibusters in the hyper partisan climate […]

House approves bill to keep US government open

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House gave final legislative approval to a bill keeping the government open through Dec. 7. The $854 billion bill also funds the military and a host of civilian agencies for the next year. The measure includes $675 billion for the Defense Department and boosts military pay by 2.6 percent, the largest […]

Congress set to keep gov’t open, delay action on border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is set to pass a crucial spending bill that averts a government shutdown, but there’s one potential obstacle: President Donald Trump. Neither party wants the government to close ahead of the midterm elections that will determine control of Congress, but Trump has made clear his frustration at the lack of additional […]

Some Saturday afternoon fun with the lemming-like democrats

Conroe, July 21 – Just as State Republican Executive Committeeman Walter West, II, explained on “It’s Hammer Time,” the “Beto!” campaign as a democrat for the United States Senate is doing some pretty odd things. Of course, you’d expect that he’d be odd, since he’s running against United States Senator Ted Cruz, probably the most […]

Tweety becomes a Casanova: $356,933 federal government study reveals that male Japanese quails gain heightened sex drive on cocaine

Tweety becomes a Casanova: $356,933 federal government study reveals that male Japanese quails gain heightened sex drive on cocaine

Image: Male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), the species made the subject of the federal government-funded study to determine what the effect of cocaine use is on the sex drive. Please take notice of the large feet of this creature, which, after the 2016 Presidential Election, we all know what that means. Washington, DC, June 3 […]

Trump wants to end welfare as Bill Clinton knows it

BC-US–Trump-Welfare,3rd Ld-Writethru Nov 24, 2017 5:19PM (GMT 23:19) – 619 words By CATHERINE LUCEY ,  Associated Press (Eds: Deletes old story summary. With AP Photos.) WASHINGTON (AP) — Overhauling welfare was one of the defining goals of Bill Clinton’s presidency, starting with a campaign promise to “end welfare as we know it,” continuing with a […]

Trump gives GOP pep talk on $4.1T budget plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is rooting for fellow Senate Republicans to succeed in efforts to pass a massive $4.1 trillion budget plan. But in a tweet before daybreak Thursday, the president said, “I think we have the votes, but who knows?” Trump noted in the post that “Republicans are going for the big […]

The Republican Party is an institutional failure

Washington, Austin, and Conroe, August 11 – The Republican Party is an institutional failure. It’s tragic, because for 157 years the Grand Old Party has been the greatest political hope for citizens of the United States. Where the Party is now Strangely, the Republican Party’s success defines its failure. Just look at where the Party […]

Trump’s next budget hopes to eliminate some federal agencies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration aims to further tighten its grip on spending, issuing a memo Friday that calls for eliminating some federal agencies and cutting government jobs as part of the upcoming fiscal 2019 budget. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney wrote in the memo to agency and department heads that […]