Fort Bend Herald


This Tuesday, September 17, is Constitution Day, arguably the most forgotten designated day in America. The mainstream media will say nothing of it. No parades or city council proclamations. No three-day weekend, beer busts or barbecues in its favor. It is as though it never happened. Probab… Read more

The reaction to recent columns has been colorful. Reading about how tough it is to be brown has white folks seeing red. Read more

Republicans and Democrats have their share of crazy politicians, but comments this week by freshman congresswoman, Democratic icon and media darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are so far out of line that it warrants national outrage. Read more

Ever since the serpent tempted Eve into eating the forbidden apple and giving some to Adam, there’s been great debate through the centuries on where and what was the tastiest dish to eat. Read more

Recently Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced he wants to establish a requirement for background checks for firearm sales between private parties. He labeled this “stranger to stranger” sales indicating it would not affect transfers of ownership to family or friends. Read more

Here’s some advice for the media covering President Trump: If you don’t want to be accused of reporting fake news, don’t report fake news. Read more

Writing recently in The Wall Street Journal, Iain Murray of the Competitive Enterprise Institute declared that free-marketeers have taken social conservatives for granted. 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.