From FBGOP Chairman Rick Miller:
“Memorial Day is a tribute to our fallen military members who died in service to the United States of America. It is different from Veterans Day, which we celebrate on November 11th every year, in that on this day we celebrate all Veterans who have served and who are serving […]
FBCStaff-I mentioned Louie Zamperini in a previous Memorial Day post. Here’s more from Cal Thomas:
“Louis crashed in the Pacific after a rescue plane developed engine trouble. He floated for 47 days on a raft before being picked up by a Japanese warship. He and his surviving buddies were taken to a prison camp where […]
FBCStaff-Tango Mike Mike was Roy Benavidez’s call sign. A Medal of Honor recipient, his heroics seem almost superhuman.
Seabiscuit author Laura Hillenbrand’s second book Unbroken is about another American hero WWII vet Louie Zamperini. Zamperini an American record holder and Olympic runner was captured, tortured but never broken by the Japanese.
Their sacrifices made America […]
FBCStaff-As Memorial Day approaches here’s a tribute to one of the bravest American heroes that many have never heard of Medal of Honor Recipient Roy Benavidez:
“Benavidez spent almost a year in hospitals to recover from his injuries. He had seven major gunshot wounds, twenty-eight shrapnel holes and both arms had been slashed by a […]
FBCStaff-In a press meeting after a tense meeting:
“Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat alongside President Barack Obama on Friday and declared that Israel would not withdraw to 1967 borders to help make way for an adjacent Palestinian state. Obama had called on Israel to be willing to do just that in a speech the […]
FBCStaff-More collectivism from the Obama Administration? An interal NLRB memo from the general counsel’s office:
“NLRB Chairman Wilma Liebman now wants to compel businesses to provide unions with information about relocation decisions in advance. That way, Liebman reasons, unions will have a chance to ascertain to what extent the business is moving because of labor […]
FBCStaff-How can one congressman’s district obtain 20% of the waivers granted?
“More than three dozen businesses with locations in Pelosi’s district were granted temporary exemptions from the law in April, according to information released by the Department of Health and Human Services. The businesses — mostly restaurants and cafes, with a few upscale hotels […]
FBCStaff-President Obama’s theme “taxing the rich” was taken from the Progressive Woodrow Wilson. Thomas Sowell writes:
“When the tax rate on the highest incomes was 73 percent in 1921, that brought in less tax revenue than after the tax rate was cut to 24 percent in 1925. Why? Because high tax rates that people don’t […]
FBCStaff-From Missouri City’s Website: City of Missouri City Unofficial Results for 05/14/11 General Election In order of position on the ballot
Councilmember – District A Percent Early Voting Election Day TOTAL
Rodney L. Griffin 46.80% 105 136 241
Bobby Marshall 53.20% 80 194 274
Bobby Marshall has won the Councilmember – District A race. Returns […]
FBCStaff-With Memorial Day just around the bend I thought I’d start early. Do you know a WWII vet? If so tell him thanks and pass along this video. Time is running out.