Image: Left to right, Ginger Russell (Republican Precinct Chair and conservative activist from Magnolia, also known as the Quiet Lady From Magnolia), Bob Bagley (East Montgomery County community leader who is on the Montgomery County Hospital District Board), Kelli Cook (Montgomery County Coordinator for the Campaign for Liberty, rancher in Montgomery, and conservative political activist), […]
Conroe, December 23 – Reagan William Reed, Montgomery County Republican Precinct Chairman, Empower Texans Correspondent, and one of the great citizen warriors fighting for less government spending and smaller government in Montgomery County, provided an amazing response to an article in today’s edition of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper. The article, which is […]
After Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Government Patrick, State Republican Executive Committee speak against tollroads, Commissioner Noack (who has opposed the Tx-249 Tollway) calls for an end to County funding for the project
Image: Cover of Report “Highway Boondoggles 2” which lists the Tx-249 Tollway Extension as one of the ten worst highway boondoggles in the United States. Conroe and The Woodlands, December 8 – Montgomery County citizens have overwhelmingly opposed the Tx-249 Tollway project that Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and […]
The Golden Hammer’s Yollick receives Empower Texans’ “Conservative Leaders Award 2017,” protests that many others deserve it far more
Image: Empower Texans’ 2017 Conservative Leaders Award. The grassroots organization gave this award to The Golden Hammer‘s Publisher Eric Yollick along with fifteen grassroots conservative activists at its 2017 Gala at the Las Colinas Convention Center in Dallas on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Staff Reports, The Golden Hammer Irving and Montgomery County, December 4 – Renowned grassroots […]
MAJOR BREAKING NEWS! SREC votes to put Montgomery County Republican tollroad referendum on statewide ballot!
MAJOR BREAKING NEWS! Austin, December 2 – The State Republican Executive Committee voted in its full meeting on Saturday, December 2, 2017, to place the nonbinding referendum on the ballot concerning tollroads, which the Montgomery County Republican Party Executive Committee had voted on August 15 to request. The ballot proposition will ask Republican voters statewide […]
Conroe, November 22 – Reagan Reed, Houston correspondent for Empower Texans, one of the largest grassroots conservative organizations in Texas, and the youngest elected GOP Precinct Chairman in the Republican Party of Texas, spoke to a packed meeting of the Montgomery County Tea Party on Monday, November 20, 2017. Reed told the people in attendance, […]
BREAKING NEWS! In stunning turn, County GOP Executive Committee overwhelmingly passes resolution in favor of toll road referendum before any new toll roads built!!!!!!!
Image: The County GOP Executive Committee voting overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution to require voter referendums before governments build toll roads. Paul Gebolys, Woodlands Precinct Chairman and the heroic leader of the fight, is the tall gentleman who stood in a beige shirt with dark suspenders. (Photo courtesy of anonymous precinct chair). Conroe, August […]
County Clerk Mark Turnbull makes outstanding budget presentation, shows historical efficiency of his County Clerk’s Office
July 26 – The highlight of yesterday’s “budget workshop” before the Montgomery County Commissioners Court was County Clerk Mark Turnbull’s budget presentation for his County Clerk’s Office and for the Court Collection Department. Turnbull made a video in which he explained the historical levels of his Office’s budget in comparison to what he termed the […]
The threat There’s an urban myth that someone once said that democracies begin to fail when the people figure out that they can vote themselves money. Alexis de Tocqueville never actually said that. In fact, it’s pretty unclear who, if anyone, ever did. On May 17, 2010, historian James Wood wrote an excellent article on […]
Decimation of Hope Highway (Part 2 of 2-part series): real citizens appear before Commissioners Court to oppose $73 million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 tollway
Image: In foreground, State Representative Mark Keough who is running for Montgomery County Judge in the 2018 Republican Primary Election, and Governor Greg Abbott. In back, left to right, Keough Chief of Staff Jason Millsaps, Ruth Mesta, and Kurt Jones. Conroe, June 18 – Genuine citizens appeared before the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to explain […]