by | Dec 13, 2018

To the surprise of moderate Muslims and counter-extremism activists across the United States, Houston mayor Sylvester Turner recently proclaimed December 9 as “CAIR-Texas, Houston Day.” He glowingly described the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) as a grassroots civil rights organization, “seeking…

by | Oct 23, 2018

Houston If Donald Trump’s good humor infects even the most sober of politicians, his ebullience positively electrifies crowds. Tonight, Houston is electrified. Jolted, energized and best of all, enjoying itself on the way into one of the tightest midterm elections…

by | Jun 29, 2018

With the announcement that the 2026 World Cup will take place across North America, city governments across the United States are licking their chops at the prospect of taxpayer dollars pouring in for infrastructure improvements. The Houston Chronicle gleefully proclaimed…

by | Sep 5, 2017

One of the best things about leaving Washington, D.C. is that you never again feel compelled to watch shows like PBS’s Washington Week, where the first question on host Robert Costa’s mind Friday night was whether Hurricane Harvey had “changed…

by | Sep 5, 2017

As a former Houstonian, I can attest to the unique personality and spirit the people of Houston, and for that matter most Texans, share. They believe they are special and unique, and indeed they are, and despite what Politico may…

by | Aug 31, 2017

I don’t believe it. I don’t believe Antifa or the media’s view of the America. I don’t believe that America is a hate-filled, divided dystopian society. I don’t believe that all white people are secret racists looking for ways to…

by | Aug 29, 2017

You might say it has not been much of a month for the human race. I might myself contend that signs of life float on the flooded streets of Houston. People are acting the way people used to act, back…

by | Aug 29, 2017

All beautiful places are prone to natural disaster. The old Yoni Wolf lyric keeps coming back to me, as I look out the windows of my home in the Houston suburbs, or walk along the banks of a creek that’s…

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