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Time for Montgomery County Homestead Exemptions

We have applied enough pressure that ONE Montgomery County commissioners, James Noack is finally initiating a property tax relief proposal.   Montgomery County commissioners have been making weak excuses for years when pressed about skyrocketing property tax bills.   They tell us it can’t be helped, it’s the school districts fault Read more…

By Citizen X, ago
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No to Randy Councill on the LSGCD

No to Randy Councill   Montgomery County Commissioners Court is preparing to interview seven nominees to the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District ( LSGCD) to fill two county appointed seats. A newspaper report states “Seven names were proposed Tuesday at Commissioners Court. They include Randy Council, Jill Savory, Jack Curtsinger, Read more…

By Citizen X, ago
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BRADY THE DESTROYER : PLANING TO CUT DEDUCTIONS INSTEAD OF TAXES?

The Washington Post is reporting a that a leaked recording of anxious backroom  discussion among Republican leadership around ACA reforms includes audio of Congressman Kevin Brady. The comments reportedly “confirmed by their offices” show contention between  Louisiana Republican Bill Cassidy and Montgomery County’s own Brady. The recording offer insight into Read more…

By Citizen X, ago
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America’s Guilty Plea Problem

Never in Montgomery County right? Think again. I know of six examples in the RUD case alone and that is trivial compared to those who face life in prison or worse. Senator Ted Cruz has written that plea bargain false confessions account for up to 8 percent of cases. I Read more…

By Citizen X, ago
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“Warrior” vs. “Soldier”

There are two schools of thought about where warriors come from.  One says they are born, the other says they are made.  And perhaps there is some truth to both theories – maybe those who are latent warriors never show it until they have to.  In the end, it doesn’t Read more…

By Citizen X, ago
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CHERRY PICKING THE PRESIDENT’S SPEECH

Today’s ceremony, however, has very special meaning. Because today we are not merely transferring power from one Administration to another, or from one party to another – but we are transferring power from Washington, D.C. and giving it back to you, the American People. For too long, a small group Read more…

By Citizen X, ago