Poll: Rural/urban political divisions also split the suburbs

DENVER (AP) — America’s suburbs are today’s great political battleground, long seen as an independent pivot between the country’s liberal cities and conservative small towns and rural expanse.But it’s not that simple. It turns out that these places in-between may be the most politically polarized of all — and when figuring out the partisan leanings […]

“No Tolls Without Voter Approval” by Michael Quinn Sullivan, Empower Texans

Publisher’s Note: “No Tolls Without Voter Approval,” by the brilliant Michael Quinn Sullivan, the President of Chief Executive Officer of Empower Texans, one of the leading grassroots conservative organizations in Texas, originally appeared at www.empowertexans.com. The Golden Hammer has republished this outstanding article with the permission of Mr. Sullivan, Empower Texans, and Empower Texans’ amazing […]

AP-NORC/MTV Poll: Young people looking for younger leaders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Young people are looking for a change this election season — a generational change. A poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV found that most Americans ages 15 to 34 think voting in the midterm elections gives their generation some say about how the government is run, […]

After Montgomery County citizens say “No,” County Judge Doyal pushes them even more aggressively: Tollroad

After Montgomery County citizens say “No,” County Judge Doyal pushes them even more aggressively: Tollroad

Image: On September 25, 2013, Doyal must have borrowed someone else’s cowboy hat to stand next to Harris County Commissioner “Cactus Jack” Cagle to announce his plans for his beloved Decimation of Hope Highway, the $73 to 85 million, 3 mile Tollway, that only Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley want. Of course, […]