BREAKING NEWS! Two Houston federal judges – Gilmore, Hughes – question constitutionality of Governor’s and local lockdown and business closure orders

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Houston, May 13 – Two United States District Judges, Vanessa Gilmore and Lynn Hughes, have questioned the constitutionality of Governor Greg Abbott’s latest executive order forcing business closures. The rulings, both of which came late last week in separate cases challenging local and state-level business closure and lockdown […]

Millionaire outsider forces runoff in Houston mayor race

HOUSTON (AP) — A millionaire Houston trial lawyer who once supported President Donald Trump forced a runoff election for mayor Tuesday night to keep alive his outsider challenge against the incumbent Democrat in Texas’ biggest city. Tony Buzbee, a former Marine who made his fortune taking down big corporations in court, had fewer votes than […]

Judge Dinkins’ chivalrous act at Astros-Yankees ALCS Game 2 results in his arrest, torture, and suspension as season ticket holder

Judge Dinkins’ chivalrous act at Astros-Yankees ALCS Game 2 results in his arrest, torture, and suspension as season ticket holder

Image: Former Montgomery County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, James “Jimmy” Dinkins, right, with his son Jay (left) at a game of Dinkins’ beloved Houston Astros. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Houston, October 16 – Is chivalry dead? Not in the world of former Montgomery County Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace James “Jimmy” […]

Is The Ground Falling? Should We Care? Part 4 Of 4: LSGCD, Property Rights advocates present their view of subsidence

Is The Ground Falling? Should We Care? Part 4 Of 4: LSGCD, Property Rights advocates present their view of subsidence

Image: The wild chicken, free of man’s forced regulation and breeding, is a beautiful creature. (Yes, it’s a male but it’s a male chicken.) Conroe and Montgomery County, July 6 – Subsidence is real. There’s a fair amount of agreement that the data showing subsidence is accurate, particularly for Harris and Galveston counties and for […]

Is The Ground Falling? Should We Care? Part 3 of 4: SJRA General Manager Jace Houston explains subsidence science, history

Is The Ground Falling? Should We Care? Part 3 of 4: SJRA General Manager Jace Houston explains subsidence science, history

Image: This patriotic chicken has nothing whatsoever to do with this article, except that several readers of The Golden Hammer have commented that they’ve enjoyed the chickens shown during this four-part series on subsidence. Part 1 of the series did, however, begin with references to the story of “Chicken Little,” “Kylling Kluck,” or “Henny Penny,” all […]

Editorial: Does reggae singer Jimmy Cliff know something about the water issue in Montgomery County?!

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer First-class Reggae star Jimmy Cliff’s song, “World Turned Upside Down,” seems to describe the perils Montgomery County citizens now face with respect to the enormous prices everyone is paying for water and the odd behavior of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) and its sister agency, the San Jacinto River […]

Harden scores 41 as Rockets outlast Warriors 126-121 in OT

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden made a big 3-pointer in overtime and scored 41 points, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 on Saturday night to cut the deficit in the Western Conference semifinals to 2-1. A layup by P.J. Tucker put Houston up by three with about 2 minutes left and […]

San Jacinto River Authority wastes more public dollars, loses appeal

Houston, May 2 – The Houston Court of Appeals for the Fourteenth Appellate District handed the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) another loss in SJRA’s seemingly endless squandering of attorney fees to avoid blame for its actions in failing “to provide flood control” resulting in the horrible flooding during the Harvey storm. The Court of […]

Herro late 3-pointer lifts Kentucky over Houston, to Elite 8

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyler Herro hit a 3-pointer with 25.8 seconds left to give Kentucky the lead after Houston had erased a double-digit lead, and the Wildcats escaped their NCAA Midwest Regional semifinal with a 62-58 win over Houston Friday night. Herro’s huge basket gave the Wildcats a 60-58 lead and came after […]

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