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By B.K. Bev Carter, Publisher District Judge For: Brenda Mullinix Brenda Mullinix is running for District Judge in the 387th District Court. In Fort Bend, this judicial district was designated as a family court, hearing divorces, child custody, property settlement, adoptions, etc. Mullinix is uniquely qualified for this as she is board certified in family […]

Beating Barack Obama: A rebuttal to Steve Brown’s editorial opinion

By Kesha Rogers Fort Bend County Democratic Party Chair Steve Brown recently penned a lying, hate-filled editorial against me, in a transparent attempt to avoid debating real policies, by engaging in petty character assassination. Let’s be honest, these attacks are coming from the top, from Obama, because I represent the only credible alternative to what […]

Beating Kesha Rogers

By Steve Brown What if I told you that a candidate in the Democratic Primary would like to have President Barack Obama impeached? What if I told you that she’s a thirty-something, photogenic, and articulate African American woman? Finally, what if I told you that two years ago she actually won the Democratic nomination for […]

The Night Old Sugar Land Died

By Yocel Alonzo I was there and saw it with my own eyes. I woke up the next morning and realized that it wasn’t a bad dream. On the night of April 3, the chambers of the Sugar Land City Council were overflowing with citizens who were opposed to the City’s scheme to build 625 […]

The time is now to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act


By Jim Rice As Secretary of the Fort Bend Independent School District Board of Trustees I believe it is time for our entire community to request that Congressman Olson and Congressman Green, Senator Hutchison and Senator Cornyn ensure the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, commonly referred to as the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) […]

Reader asks is it the will of the public or is it the will of the developers?

Many of us moved to Sugar Land to escape a Houston where politicians and city bureaucrats were co-opted by developers which had a free pass to do whatever they wanted, including building apartment complexes that allowed them to make a fast buck while destroying established neighborhoods. For many years we had truly conservative, visionary leadership […]

Hiking the Martyr Trail

Juanita Jean’s herownself creator By Susan Bankston Like Anita Perry, I am a woman of faith. Unlike Anita Perry, I have never felt persecuted or brutalized because of my faith. And that’s because I have … well, … faith. Also unlike Anita Perry, my God doesn’t give me much personal advice, but is there to […]

Political correctness amok

By Naren Patel The recent City of Sugar Land run-off election revealed the true spirit of the democratic process. Good hearted Americans are fair and considerate and it is this spirit of kindness that has made this country a better place. Unfortunately, in the case of one of the City of Sugar Land council runoff […]

In God We Trust…The Rest Show Data

By: Noel A. Pinnock, MPA In the Beginning…God created the heavens and earth (Gen. 1:1). Our faith in God, man and country is predicated upon this unequivocal foundation. This foundation applies to everyone despite race, color, and creed and it is upon this foundation that the common notion of loving our fellow neighbor exists. Unfortunately, […]

60th Annual National Day of Prayer to be observed May 5


By Mary Cook Fort Bend Co. Coordinator for 2011 National Day of Prayer Prayer is where we touch the heart God. Our forefathers recognized it. Will our children? In 1863 during the dark days of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln called for a National Fast Day for Prayer and one hundred years later the Supreme […]

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