Editorial: I’m so completely confused

Editorial: I’m so completely confused

Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher, The Golden Hammer I’m so completely confused. I feel like I live in George Orwell’s 1984 where ““war is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength.” Here’s why I feel that way. African-Americans are asking for segregation. The local Democrats are for smaller government and anti-incorporation (self-annexation) of The Woodlands. The country – the […]

O’Rourke apologizes for teen writings, rhetoric toward wife

FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Beto O’Rourke on Friday acknowledged making mistakes as a teen and as a candidate, responding to criticism of his campaign rhetoric toward his wife as well as writings he produced online when he was young. During a taping of the “Political Party Live” podcast in Cedar Rapids, he […]

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 […]

New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate statues

JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press GERALD HERBERT, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments Monday morning, becoming the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy. The Liberty Place monument, which commemorates whites […]