Homeland Security Sec. Nielsen resigns amid border turmoil

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid President Donald Trump’s growing frustration and bitterness over the number of Central American families crossing the southern border.Trump announced on Sunday in a tweet that U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan would be taking over as acting head of the department. […]

Riley’s Precinct 2 Commissioner’s Office in disarray, as he seeks retribution against employees, faces new Montgomery County Grand Jury investigation

Riley’s Precinct 2 Commissioner’s Office in disarray, as he seeks retribution against employees, faces new Montgomery County Grand Jury investigation

Image: Left, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, and, center, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley. Conroe and Magnolia, November 1 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has confirmed that the Montgomery Sheriff’s Office and District Attorney’s Office have initiated a new investigation of Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley for abuse of […]

Citizens begin to confront government “homeland security” over reach

Citizens begin to confront government “homeland security” over reach

Image: 44th President B. Hussein Obama pushed “homeland security” over reach farther than any president in American history. Under the Obama approach, unlimited government spending on homeland security became the paradigm at all levels of government. Just recently, that paradigm has infected the Montgomery County government. The National Security Agency just stopped its domestic spying […]

Harvey dilemma: Stay as water rises or risk flooded roads? Dispute breaks out among officials

THE GOLDEN HAMMER and THE ASSOCIATED PRESSHouston and Conroe, August 28 –  As floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey keep rising, some Houston-area residents must decide between two dangerous choices: staying in homes with water coming in or venturing out on potentially deadly flooded roads. It’s a no-win situation. There’s nowhere for the rain or these […]

Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to immediately reinstate its ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, saying the U.S. will be safer if the policy is put in place. The Justice Department filing to the high court late Thursday argued […]

Trump signs new travel bad targeting those seeking new visas

ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday signed a new version of his controversial travel ban, aiming to withstand court challenges while still barring new visas for citizens from six Muslim-majority countries and shutting down the U.S. refugee program. The revised travel order leaves Iraq […]

Trump admin lays out new approach to illegal immigration 

ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House. Now a pair of enforcement memos from Homeland Security Secretary John […]