Bill Bunkley’s “This Is Something to Think About”
Air Date Friday, September 2, 2022
“Saluting the American Worker”
It’s Labor Day Weekend.
The extended weekend marks one of the oldest rites of passage as we salute the heartbeat of our nation, the American worker.
This weekend also marks the official end of summer, time for our adjustment back to the routines of life.
What’s so special about Labor Day?
It recognizes our early agricultural workers who grew and exported cotton and tobacco, those who worked on Henry Ford’s revolutionizing assembly line, the fuel for the industrial revolution. We remember the women who built World War II airplanes, jeeps, and tanks on long production lines.
Today it’s those who work in the service industry. Their contributions and economic impact are vital components contributing to the economic strength of America.
We give thanks to our past and present workers, the heartbeat of America.
Bill Bunkley is a 16-year veteran Salem Radio talk show host based in Tampa. The Bill Bunkley Show airs weekdays across central Florida from 3 to 6 pm. Bill is also President of the Florida Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, which serves as the legislative consultant to the Florida Baptist State Convention (Southern Baptist Convention Churches), among other churches and entities. He has served as the legislative consultant to the Florida Baptist State Convention for the last 26 years at the state capitol in Tallahassee. By the Grace of his Lord Jesus, he is today a cancer survivor diagnosed in 2018 with AML Leukemia, having successfully undergone a bone marrow transplant that same year. His wife is Toni, son is Zac, and they attend Idlewild Baptist Church.
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