Representative King seeks to protect river authorities, such as SJRA, in dark shadows, with House Bill 3933

Austin, March 22 – State Representative Tracy King, an environmentalist who is one of the most grave enemies of private property rights in Texas, introduced House Bill 3933 on Thursday, March 11, 2021. The legislation would remove all river authorities, including the scofflaw San Jacinto River  Authority (SJRA), from all “sunset” review by the Texas […]

Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream” speech (the greatest speech in American history) should unify us all behind American thought

Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream” speech (the greatest speech in American history) should unify us all behind American thought

Image: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I Have A Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963. Singer-comedian-actor Sammy Davis, Jr., appeared in the bottom right corner of this photograph in the crowd. Publisher’s Note: Today is the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. Today, we should celebrate the […]

Guest Editorial: Eric Yollick, The Constitution Matters

Eric Yollick, Guest Editorialist to The Golden Hammer The Constitution matters. Things haven’t worked out so well for conservatives, however. Clearly, Tea Party groups, such as the Texas Patriots PAC and others, haven’t done a very good job selecting judicial candidates over the years. They look to experience, qualifications, and “judicial temperament,” and then end up […]

King defends abortion ban with no rape, incest exceptions

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Rep. Steve King on Wednesday defended his call for a ban on all abortions by questioning whether “there would be any population of the world left” if not for births due to rape and incest. Speaking before a conservative group in the Des Moines suburb of Urbandale, the Iowa […]

Delay, King headline GOP Convention Platform Committee presentations

San Antonio, June 14 – Former Congressman and United States House of Representatives Majority Whip Tom Delay and State Representative Phil King (R-Weatherford), whom many political pundits predict will likely be the next Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, headlined the citizen comments to the Republican Party of Texas Platform Committee yesterday afternoon during […]

Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlash

NEW YORK (AP) — A Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash. The ad shows people doing service-oriented tasks set against audio of King’s speech, which urges people to be “great” by serving the greater good rather than being successful. It was supposed to highlight the volunteer […]

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr., Day from The Golden Hammer: Dr. King’s greatest speech

Image: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his greatest speech of all “The Street Sweeper Speech” on April 9, 1967 to New Covenant Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois. Sadly, the Nation lost this great philosopher and leader 360 days later to an assassin’s bullet. Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily […]

Citizen activism: highest political calling, at least in America and Texas (Part 3 of 3)

Citizen activism: highest political calling, at least in America and Texas (Part 3 of 3)

Image: On August 29, 2017, these citizen activists and volunteers had just finished loading the truck behind them with supplies to provide relief to Tropical Storm Harvey victims. From left to right, John Wertz, Mark Frank, Paul Crowson, Bob Bagley, Kelli Cook, Helen Strack. Conroe, September 24 – In the American and Texas political systems, […]