It is quite natural to gloss over the real or imagined failing of rivals, enemies, and friends when they pass away. J. Edgar Hoover, for example, viciously attacked Martin Luther King, Jr. during his lifetime for supposed philandering and consorting with communists, but Hoover and his followers had nothing but praise for King after his assassina tion. In turn, it was Hoover himself who came in for criticism after death for manipulating congressmen and for a homosexual lifestyle.
More and more, every week, I feel like I’m living inside George Orwell’s classic dystopian (opposite of utopian) novel, 1984, where Big Brother monitors and controls the private lives of everyone, and if you cross the line of what’s deemed acceptable by the totalitarian state, you will truly be sorry you didn’t toe the line.
McALLEN — The McAllen-Hidalgo and Anzalduas International Bridge Boards have appointed Juan Olaguibel as its Superintendent of Bridges. The former director of operations for the McAllen Bridge System has10 years of experience in bridge management, serving most recently as the Interim Director for the bridge system after the previous director’s departure. Olaguibel, a native of Mexico City, Mexico, also has a broad range of expertise in finance earned over 12 years in the banking industry, serving as bank manager for Wells Fargo before joining the City of McAllen.
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott pledged to institute police reforms when he met with the Houston family of George Floyd, who was handcuffed and killed by police in front of a Minneapolis convenience store on May 25.
A story from the 1970’s offers a humorous look at burn-out: No matter how tired you may be,