Ready to let the government raise your children? Send them to Willis High School, as English teacher Lane pronounces government predominance over parents

Ready to let the government raise your children? Send them to Willis High School, as English teacher Lane pronounces government predominance over parents

Image: Willis High School English teacher Anthony Lane doesn’t believe parents should be sovereign over their children but rather that teachers know better what moral believes to engender in children. Willis, November 14 – Since at least 1923, in the United States Supreme Court decision of Meyer versus Nebraska, it has continuously been the law of the […]

Editorial: The sure sign of trouble in government is secrecy

Editorial: The sure sign of trouble in government is secrecy

Image: Whether it’s the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District, the Conroe Independent School District, the San Jacinto River Authority, or a plethora of other governmental entities, secrecy in government is always a sign of trouble. Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer As Harold Hill sort of said in “The Music Man,” that’s […]

Venezuelan government, opposition to talk in Norway

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, opening a new chapter in a political stalemate after months of street demonstrations and a failed opposition call for a military uprising. The development appeared to reflect […]

California governor wants users to profit from online data

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has set off a flurry of speculation after he said the state’s consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make by capitalizing on personal data they collect. The new governor has asked aides to develop a proposal for a “data dividend” […]

Editorial: “The employer and the maid” (If you’re an “elected servant” you should NOT read this article; if you’re a citizen who wants to have a role in government, please read)

Editorial: “The employer and the maid” (If you’re an “elected servant” you should NOT read this article; if you’re a citizen who wants to have a role in government, please read)

Image: Hazel the maid, which Shirley Booth portrayed in the situation comedy Hazel from 1961 to 1966. Hazel represented the perfect model of American government. Publisher’s Note: If you are an elected servant, please beware. This editorial will strike you as condescending. It’s not, but that how it’ll strike you. This editorial focuses on how citizens […]

County Judge, Commissioner salaries illustrate “why the worst get on top”

County Judge, Commissioner salaries illustrate “why the worst get on top”

Conroe, February 4 – In response to a citizen question about the massive salaries of the Montgomery County Judge and Commissioners Court in comparison to other counties in Texas and in relation to common sense, Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Brian Dawson answered, “I don’t think salaries have a dramatic effect on taxpayers.” Dawson focused […]