SAN DIEGO -- The genius of America revealed itself to me several years ago in -- of all places -- a bagel shop. One day, in the overwhelmingly White suburb where I live, I walked in to find the Chinese American owner conversing in Spanish with a pair of Mexican immigrants who bought a bag of… Read more

Donald Trump is no longer president. COVID-19 is no longer the threat it was. And Dr. Anthony Fauci, America's top infectious disease expert, is back to more routine briefings on vaccination rates and such. So why does Fauci remain so much in the news? Read more

It’s hard to follow warfare inside the Southern Baptist Convention without a working knowledge of biblical symbolism. Read more

St. John’s United Church of Christ, located at 1513 West Street at Avenue M in Rosenberg (281-342-5159; will hold worship services on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. in the sanctuary and via Zoom with the Rev. Felix Carrion delivering the morning message enti… Read more

If QAnon is a right-wing conspiracy theory, the Democrats’ allegations that Republicans are killing democracy is the left’s conspiracy. Read more

Even though we’ve dealt with COVID-19 for the past 15 months, that doesn’t mean other illnesses aren’t still around. But COVID is still top of my mind even though the virus shares many symptoms with allergies and the common cold (also a coronavirus). Read more