Brown outstanding exemplar of government service, despite overseeing terrible public airport spending waste

Brown outstanding exemplar of government service, despite overseeing terrible public airport spending waste

Image: When Montgomery County Airport Director James Brown appeared before the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, he showed preparation, thoughtfulness, and careful stewardship of tax dollars the expenditure of which he oversees. He’s what government service is all about. The Golden Hammer Staff Report Conroe, March 30 – The concept of […]

Brown asks lemmingesque Montgomery County Commissioners Court to commit $172K for Airport cleaning truck in face of heavy losses, poor performance

Brown asks lemmingesque Montgomery County Commissioners Court to commit $172K for Airport cleaning truck in face of heavy losses, poor performance

Image: Montgomery County Airport Maintenance Director James Brown asked the Montgomery County Commissioners Court for a $153,450 runway cleaning truck in the upcoming Fiscal Year 2022 Budget. While Brown provided a well planned presentation, the members of the Commissioners Court continue to pour tax dollars into a money-losing airport operation which seems to impede local […]

BREAKING NEWS! FAA orders San Antonio to lift ban of Chick-Fil-A from airport concessions

The Golden Hammer Staff Report Austin and San Antonio, September 14 – Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reached an informal resolution with the City of San Antonio regarding its decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from a concession contract based on the religious beliefs associated with […]

Is The Ground Falling? Should We Care? Part 3 of 4: SJRA General Manager Jace Houston explains subsidence science, history

Is The Ground Falling? Should We Care? Part 3 of 4: SJRA General Manager Jace Houston explains subsidence science, history

Image: This patriotic chicken has nothing whatsoever to do with this article, except that several readers of The Golden Hammer have commented that they’ve enjoyed the chickens shown during this four-part series on subsidence. Part 1 of the series did, however, begin with references to the story of “Chicken Little,” “Kylling Kluck,” or “Henny Penny,” all […]

TSA officer jumps to his death at Orlando airport

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An officer from the Transportation Security Administration jumped to his death from a balcony inside Florida’s busiest airport Saturday, creating panic that brought some security checkpoints to a halt for hours, grounded flights and caused serious delays. Panicked passengers rushed past checkpoints leading to about half of the gates at Orlando […]

Bill Maher on climate change and Mike Meador on the “Montgomery County Airport” are one and the same specious argument for Big Government

Bill Maher on climate change and Mike Meador on the “Montgomery County Airport” are one and the same specious argument for Big Government

Image: Ultraliberal comedian and Leader of Arrogance Bill Maher wants government to control your life with respect to just about everything (except his ability to smoke pot.) Conroe and Los Angeles, November 26 – When ultraliberal comedian Bill Maher argues for strict economic regulation to stop climate change and ultraliberal Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court approves unseen “master plan” for airport which is “concrete hole into which we’re pouring money”

Montgomery County Commissioners Court approves unseen “master plan” for airport which is “concrete hole into which we’re pouring money”

Conroe, July 12 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted to approve a “master plan” for the Montgomery County Airport which the members of the Commissioners Court never saw. Local activist and sage Bill O’Sullivan described the airport as a “concrete hole into which we’re pouring money,” because the “master plan called for spending $3.9 […]

Montgomery County Commissioners to approve County Airport “master plan” with enormous spending but no economic projections

Conroe, July 11 – Assistant Montgomery County Airport Director James Brown and Airport Director Scott Smith will ask the Commissioners Court to approve more than $11 million of spending on the little-used Montgomery Count Airport in a so-called “master plan” which is little more than a wish list of spending projects. The “master plan” contains […]