Fort Bend Herald


I wasn’t quite sure what the chaos was about as I sat at an open-air diner on the West Side of Manhattan the other night, trying to stay away from news and get a little work done. Read more

It was 100 degrees when I left and 76 degrees when I landed. Read more

President Donald Trump has backed off tariffs on toys made in China. His commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, said the administration did not want to hurt Christmas. Read more

Here are the ages that the top presidential candidates will be on Inauguration Day, 2021: Bernie Sanders, 79; Joe Biden, 78; Donald Trump, 74; and Elizabeth Warren, 71. Read more

One thing I’ve learned as a father is how much I re-learn from my own kids. Read more

I know who filled the El Paso mass shooter’s head with murderous thoughts! Contrary to the conclusions of The New York Times’ Jeremy Peters, it wasn’t me and other conservatives. Read more

Just as the liberal media largely erased Latinos from coverage of the El Paso shooting — by excluding Latino commentators and focusing on guns — so too did the El Paso shooting nearly erase the White House hopes of Julian Castro. Read more

If there’s one thing people love to gossip about, it’s conspiracy theories. Read more

Long-time friend and colleague from our newspaper days, Albert Thompson, paid me a fine compliment after reading a column recently when he said, “Your memory recall is the best ever, or you keep a mean diary or both.” 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.