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What’s Wrong With The Montgomery County Auditor? Part 1.

May 7, 2018 Montgomery County Auditor Phyllis Martin has been the subject of criticism from  two or  three sources in recent years,  so we are curious, what is wrong with our County Auditor?, what are the measurable defects in her qualifications, experience and more importantly results?. Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper like to poke fun using stock images from Al Gore’s interwebs so likewise, Montgomery County’s least trusted  but never the less trustworthy source of news will follow suite by introducing a short clip for your viewing pleasure, the analogies …

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TOTH : IN DEFENSE OF KEN PAXTON

The Houston Chronicle published an Editorial Page attack on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. I asked for the opportunity to respond with relevant facts that were omitted from their biased editorial. No surprise, they refused to print it. They clearly don’t want to confuse their readers with facts. I”m publishing my response, which the Houston Chronicle refused to run. If you believe there is media bias, I hope you will “like” and “share” this posting. Thanks, Steve. IN DEFENSE OF KEN PAXTON By Steve Toth The Houston Chronicle Editorial Board’s …

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Beyond “Flood Zones:” Time to Personally Floodproof Homes and Businesses

By Barry Klein — September 13, 2017 masterresource.org/floodproofing/floodproofing/ “We’ve had heavy back-to-back rainfalls before. So I don’t think it’s the new normal. When you talk about a 1 percent chance of happening [in a given year], it can happen. You can flip a coin and have it come up heads 10 times in a row. It’s just, statistically, it shouldn’t happen, but it can.” — Mike Talbot,  then Executive Director of the Harris County Flood Control District (2016) “Floodproofing needs to be routine for Houston area property owners based on their …

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