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It used to be that convenience stores at popular summer beaches had signs on the front door that read “No shirt, no shoes, no entry.” It was right next to the sign that read “Bathroom for customers only.” Now the sign on the door says, “No shirt, no shoes, no problem.” They still won’t let y… Read more

We have heard a lot about the importance of the rule of law from Democrats lately. During special counsel Robert Muller’s investigation of President Trump, Democrats in Congress delivered a clear and unified message. Read more

Many years ago my late Aunt Alice gave me a precious present before I entered adulthood. Read more

Royce West, the longtime Democratic state senator from Dallas, is the latest Democrat to put his toe in the water for the nomination to contest Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, who is 67, next year. Read more

Here’s a suggestion. How about setting up some high school rifle clubs? Students would bring their own rifles to school, store them with the team coach and, after classes, collect them for practice. Read more

Now that the media is finally, at long last, interested in the 2006 Jeffrey Epstein child sex case, perhaps we can get an answer to the most intriguing question: Why does he keep escaping justice on essentially the same child molestation charges? Read more

Turns out the winner of the Democrats’ first series of debates was President Trump. According to the Washington Post/ABC News poll, after the Democrats debated, Trump’s approval rating went up to 44% among all Americans. But that is not really the number to focus on. Read more

Herald Editorials

Letters to the Editor

It amuses me that local Republicans like Commissioner Andy Meyers and letter writer Tom Snell are mad enough to chew metal and spit out a barbed wire fence over the newly elected Democratic judges wanting to pick their own associate judges because, holy cow, they might pick Democrats.

Pet parents and No Kill supporters ought to thank the current council for appointing people with the right skill and mind sets to propel the Animal Advisory Board to be the best board in the region. It is time to restore stability after recent episodes of turmoil filled with incendiary politics.

Mayor William “Bill” Benton has always done his best for what benefits us citizens of Rosenberg. He did it as a councilman and now as mayor. I have always voted for him and will continue to do so because he does the best he can do for all of us citizens of Rosenberg.