In Texas, attention turns to storm repairs, political peril

DALLAS (AP) — The seam that split in a pipe under Nora Espinoza’s sink during the frigid cold that gripped Texas was narrower than the edge of a dime. Her kitchen appeared mostly undamaged, but the plumber that cut into Espinoza’s wall found water had been pouring in underneath the floor. She expects the repairs […]

Some electricity restored in Texas, but water woes grow

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Power was restored to more homes and businesses Thursday in states hit by a deadly blast of winter that overwhelmed the electrical grid and left millions shivering in the cold this week. But the crisis was far from over in parts of the South, where many people still lacked safe drinking […]

Governor Abbott provides update on Texas’ response to winter weather conditions

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, February 18 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott yesterday provided an update on the state’s response to severe winter weather conditions and power outages throughout the state. The Governor discussed the weather forecast, response efforts to assist Texans in need, water quality, and other issues affecting communities across the state. […]

‘A complete bungle’: Texas’ energy pride goes out with cold

The Golden Hammer Staff and Associated Press Houston and Austin, February 17 – Anger over Texas’ power grid failing in the face of a record winter freeze mounted Tuesday as millions of residents in the energy capital of the U.S. remained shivering with no assurances that their electricity and heat — out for 36 hours […]

President Trump takes no responsibility for riot, visits Texas

ALAMO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday took no responsibility for fomenting a violent demonstration at the U.S. Capitol last week, despite his comments encouraging supporters to march on the Capitol and praise for them while they were still carrying out the assault. “People thought that what I said was totally appropriate,” President […]

Hundreds of GOP members sign onto Texas-led election lawsuit

HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas lawsuit asking the U.S. Supreme Court to invalidate President-elect Joe Biden’s victory has quickly become a conservative litmus test, as 106 members of Congress and multiple state attorneys general signed onto the case even as some have predicted it will fail. The last-gasp bid to subvert the results of the […]

Editorial: It’s time for conservatives to react, because Biden is going to the White House and there’s more bad news…

Editorial: It’s time for conservatives to react, because Biden is going to the White House and there’s more bad news…

Image: Potassium (K) reacts dramatically with water (H2O). Similarly, conservatives must, with intelligence and perspicuity, respond dramatically to the growth of government at all levels we are witnessing, particularly as the Biden administration comes into office. Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher, The Golden Hammer It may be tough to accept, but those who value freedom in the […]

Montgomery County Hospital District Chair Whatley sends stern message to Texas and America: “Stop spreading fear”

Montgomery County Hospital District Chair Whatley sends stern message to Texas and America: “Stop spreading fear”

Image: Message from the Montgomery County Hospital District whose Board Chair, Georgette Whatley, has expressed that it’s time to “stop spreading fear.” BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, August 25 – Montgomery County Hospital District (MCHD) Board Chair Georgette Whatley, an elected official in Montgomery County, strongly expressed that it’s time to “Stop spreading fear.” Whatley pointed to […]

Tesla picks Texas site for second US vehicle assembly plant

Austin (AP), July 23 – Electric car maker Tesla Inc. has picked the Austin, Texas, area as the site for its largest auto assembly plant employing at least 5,000 workers. The new factory will build Tesla’s upcoming Cybertruck pickup and will be a second U.S. manufacturing site for the Model Y small SUV, largely for […]