In the book “The Fourth Turning,” it explains the United States makes a dramatic turn in its future direction eveiy 80 years. The last turning occurred in the 1940’s and the next turning would be in the 2020’s. For some time, I thought it would be 2024 as by then a significant portion of my baby boomer group would be in the nursing home or cemetery and missing in action as a force in the country. However, it is looking more and more like 2020 will be the turning. As to how this turn wifl be, it is anyone’s guess.
AUSTIN — While COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, case counts, hospitalizations and deaths increased last week, more and more Texans ventured out of their homes with the deadly coronavirus showing no sign of abatement.
In these turbulent times, it is helpful to remember what one philosopher said: “Europe is a place, Asia is a culture, but America is an idea.” Maybe it is time to recall some of the ideas by others that are embedded in the soil on which we walk and hopefully will live on as generations come and go.
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.
Tom Landry once said about football in the NFL that it is much harder to stay on top than it is to get to the top.