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 […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court goes on thermonuclear spending spree after County Auditor Phyllis Martin dangles $5 million fuse

Montgomery County Commissioners Court goes on thermonuclear spending spree after County Auditor Phyllis Martin dangles $5 million fuse

Image: Riding a thermonuclear bomb of explosive government spending into the future, the Montgomery County Commissioners spent more than $6 million of County funds in a brief period on three pet projects of Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador, and County Auditor Phyllis Martin. (Photograph of Major T.J. “King” […]

Airport Hallucinations: Montgomery County Airport seeks $633K funding for parallel taxiway for empty airport

Airport Hallucinations: Montgomery County Airport seeks $633K funding for parallel taxiway for empty airport

Image: Typical image of some of the runways and taxiways at the Montgomery County Airport, as seen from the control tower. Conroe, June 26 – Montgomery County Airport Director Scott Smith and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador are seeking to spend $633,800 (!) of taxpayer money to construct a $6,338,000 parallel taxiway at the […]