Blackjack, Hearts, The House, and Conroe ISD

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Whether this analogy is fact or fiction doesn’t really matter. What does matter, however, is the wrongheaded philosophy of the Conroe Independent School District (CISD), whose administration seems to operate without the fetters of any Board or citizen oversight. Let’s set the scenario The Gambler Since I was 17, I’ve […]

Gambling family muscles Conroe ISD into donating $39 million of school bond funds to boost private development

Gambling family muscles Conroe ISD into donating $39 million of school bond funds to boost private development

Image: The Conroe Independent School District will gamble citizen tax dollars to boost Artavia, the private real estate development, which a Las Vegas casino family owns. The school district want to spend $39,415,000 of the bond funds to build an elementary school (Bugsy Siegel Elementary?) in the subdivision which presently has 2 incomplete model homes […]

Redskins to offer gambling-focused preseason telecast

Washington, August 7 (AP)- The Washington Redskins will become the first NFL team to have a gambling-focused telecast of their games, offering cash prizes to viewers who correctly predict in-game outcomes during the preseason. The telecasts on the regional cable network NBC Sports Washington will follow a formula established by the Redskins’ NBA neighbors, the […]

BREAKING NEWS! County political establishment converges on county vendor LJA Engineers’ weekend fishing trip

Image: The itinerary for the Montgomery County political establishment’s fishing, gambling, and hunting trip kindly provided by County vendor LJA Engineering, Inc. UPDATE, June 16, 2017, 2:29 p.m. After this story broke yesterday in The Golden Hammer, County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner canceled their participation in this trip. Commissioner Mike Meador […]