Guest Editorial: Commissioners Court continues to disappoint by failing to support law enforcement

Eric Yollick, Former Publisher, The Golden Hammer In “state of nature theory” within John Locke’s Second Treatise, government’s legitimate purpose is to provide law enforcement, to provide for the national defense, and, in some instances, to resolve private disputes which otherwise wouldn’t obtain resolution. Clearly, law enforcement and the national defense are government functions which decision […]

BREAKING NEWS! Governor Abbott Issues Eight Executive Orders In Response To El Paso and Odessa Shootings

AUSTIN – Following the tragedies in El Paso and Odessa, Governor Greg Abbott today issued eight executive orders to help prevent further mass shootings by enhancing reporting requirements and ensuring law enforcement and the public have the training, tools, and resources they need to provide and respond to Suspicious Activity Reports. Today’s action by the […]

Despite justifiable spending increases for law enforcement, “People’s Judge” Keough continuing to lead Commissioners Court towards “effective tax rate”

Despite justifiable spending increases for law enforcement, “People’s Judge” Keough continuing to lead Commissioners Court towards “effective tax rate”

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, the “People’s Judge,” announced during the Wednesday, July 31, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting that he would not take a salary increase, even if the Commissioners Court votes to increase salaries across-the-board, as part of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget. Conroe, August 1 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court increased […]

District Attorney Ligon’s office announces DWI enforcement stats for Montgomery County holidays

Conroe, January 2 – Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon’s Office (MCDAO) announced the statistics for law enforcements DWI Enforcement operations for the 2018 holiday season. The Holiday and New Year’s Eve DWI Enforcement operations recently ended and law enforcement throughout Montgomery County worked to keep our roadways safe by increasing Driving While Intoxicated Enforcement […]

Commissioner Riley’s revenge, retaliation to overshadow November 13 Commissioners Court meeting

Commissioner Riley’s revenge, retaliation to overshadow November 13 Commissioners Court meeting

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley (shown with red face) is as vengeful as an unripe beet. The Renaissance gastronomist, Bartolomeo Platina, recommended ingestion of beetroots with garlic to dispel “garlic breath.” Perhaps, Riley should ingest beetroots to dispel his high blood pressure. Conroe, November 13 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie […]

Montgomery Sheriff Henderson joins 95 other Texas Sheriffs in criticizing O’Rourke’s statements during Irishman’s Senate campaign

Conroe, October 5 – Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson joined 95 other County Sheriffs from across the State of Texas in a letter expressing grave reservations about United States Senate Candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke, the Irishman challenging incumbent Senator Ted Cruz. Cruz has the most conservative voting record of any member of the United […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Meador: ultra-liberal enemy of taxpayers, worst voting, spending record

Montgomery County Commissioner Meador: ultra-liberal enemy of taxpayers, worst voting, spending record

Image: Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner Mike Meador has held a fundraiser each year in which County vendors pay him money in the form of campaign funds in order to get lucrative contracts with the Montgomery County government. Meador is openly and proudly corrupt. Conroe, October 1 – Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner Mike Meador, […]

Filled with hate, venom towards his perceived enemies, Montgomery County Commissioner Riley won’t talk with any of them

Magnolia, June 9 – Filled with hate and venom towards his many perceived enemies, Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner won’t talk with any of them. “Charlie doesn’t plan to meet with or talk with anyone who didn’t support him in the runoff,” one of Riley’s closest aides told The Golden Hammer yesterday afternoon on condition of […]

Citizens Budget Committee adopts Fiscal Year 2019 goal of $20 million in Montgomery County government spending reductions with $4 million increase in law enforcement funding

Citizens Budget Committee adopts Fiscal Year 2019 goal of $20 million in Montgomery County government spending reductions with $4 million increase in law enforcement funding

Image: Five of the Citizens Budget Committee members, from left to right, Ginger Russell (Republican Precinct Chair, education expert, known as the Quiet Lady From Magnolia), Bob Bagley (Montgomery County Hospital District Board member, conservative activist), Kelli Cook (Campaign for Liberty Gulf Coast Regional Chair, policy wonk), Bill O’Sullivan (The Sage, Texas Patriots PAC Treasurer, […]