Ahhhhhhhhhh, so close! Nuevo York beats New Mexico’s own Terminator Salvation at the box office over the holiday weekend, but both are dwarfed by all-time Memorial Day winner, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End at $139.8 million, again N.M. comes in second with Geriatric Hunk Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull at $126 million. source
N.M.’s next turn in the National spotlight is with riderless Belmont Stakes contender Mine That Bird. Show some pride Neuvo Mexicanos not mañana – ¡A hora!
The omnipresent name and face of Chavez is causing a stir among the declared candidates who thankfully get some play in letting it be known that the surreptitious campaigning (e.g. the spontaneous onslaught of press, appearances, commercials, and city funded portrayals) is not going unnoticed.
The annual trek is a tribute to the tens-of-thousands of World War II Veterans who were surrendered to enemy forces in 1942, thousands lost their lives under the torturous conditions which they were marched through the Philippine jungle. Only over 500 soldiers were eventually rescued as POW’s in 1945.
On a ~related note – Funny man David Spade puts his Benjamins where it counts.
In March Spade joined forces with Operation Helmet to provide state-of-the-art protection from traumatic brain injuries for troops serving in the Middle East, donating $100,000 for 3,000 helmets.
Veteran’s Day & Memorial Day – not the means for a three-day weekend. Thank you Veterans and Military Families. Thank you Grandpa for serving your country and your family – In your honor and in memory of those who did not make it back we thank YOU through our actions for defending our freedoms.