Conservative activist Vonas starts petition calling for Texas property tax appraisal reform

Publisher’s Note: Nick Vonas, who lives in Crighton Ridge in Conroe, has written several articles detailing the problems with appraisal districts across Texas, especially in corrupt Montgomery County (the Montgomery Central Appraisal District). Vonas has continued his writing and actions with a statewide petition he’s begun to bring reform to local appraisal districts, particularly through […]

Editorial: Today’s stories in The Golden Hammer are identical in theme

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer In today’s edition of The Golden Hammer, there are two stories: one about Terri Jaggers, the President of the Montgomery County Child Welfare Board, an adjunct Sam Houston State Professor, and head of two ostensible nonprofit foundations set up for orphans and foster children, who stole money from orphans, and one about […]

Senator Huffman: “Senator Creighton, thank you for bringing our attention to such an important [ethics reform ]bill and to the work of your hero [Montgomery County Attorney JD Lambright]”

Austin and Conroe, March 19 – After Texas Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe, presented two ethics bills during a public hearing before the Texas Senate’s Committee on State Affairs in Austin on Monday morning, March 18, 2019, the Committee Chair, Senator Joan Huffman, Republican of Houston, said, “Senator Creighton, thank you for bringing our […]

At this time, we should remember we elected County Judge Mark Keough as a “champion” of reform, not as a “unifier”

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Many conservatives who spent their time, sweat, and treasure to work so hard to elect Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough have expressed some frustration over a few of his votes during the first two Commissioners Court meetings. Keough seemed to support expansion of the County government bureaucracy on some important votes. […]

Editorial: Way to go, Mark! (Sunday after noon should be “Mark Keough Day” in Montgomery County.)

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Way to go, Mark Keough, Montgomery County Judge! Thank you for having the courage and integrity to reduce your government salary by more than 12% at the first Commissioners Court meeting, as you promised during the political campaign you would. Thanks also for voting against an inappropriate spending proposal and for […]

Montgomery County Republican Party gives unanimous support to County Judge-Elect Keough for his efforts to reduce government and fight corruption

Montgomery County Republican Party gives unanimous support to County Judge-Elect Keough for his efforts to reduce government and fight corruption

Image: Jim Doyle (center), Republican Precinct Chairman of Precinct 56 and one of the most longstanding and hardworking of all Republican activists, was the author of a resolution at the December 12, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Republican Party Executive Committee, to express support for the efforts of County Judge-Elect Mark Keough to reduce […]

Venerable County Judge Sadler to face brilliant young upstart (and GOP Vice Chairman) Reed on “It’s Hammer Time” at High Noon

Montgomery County, July 6 – Venerable former Montgomery County Judge Alan B. Sadler, who retired after more than two decades of elected service in 2015, will face brilliant young upstart and newly-elected Executive Chairman of the Montgomery County Republican Party Reagan Reed on “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live (MCP.TV) or YouTube (MCP.TV) show, […]

When it comes to reform of Montgomery County, these historical figures from the American Revolution analogous

Conroe, July 4 – Montgomery County has taken very strong and positive steps towards reform, although it’s got a long way to go, because of the depths to which the County government’s depravity has gone. At its organizational meeting, the Montgomery Republican Party Executive Committee – comprised of the elected Precinct Chairs – voted 39 […]