Monthly Archives: August 2012

Power of Covenant Keeping

Lists of “Do’s” and “Don’ts,” and the Power of Covenant Keeping  By Ken K. Gourdin  Author’s Note: A version of this essay was cross-posted in answer to a question regarding the Word of Wisdom on the Mormon Dialogue and Discussion … Continue reading

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bin Laden Lives

The man is dead, but the idea of bin Laden lives on By Ken K. Gourdin  Author’s Note: This op-ed was written shortly after U.S. special operators killed Osama bin Laden on May 2, 2011.  Bin Laden was the al … Continue reading

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In Praise of MLK Jr.

The King legend lives on  By Ken K. Gourdin Author’s Note: The following feature appeared on Page 10 of the January 24, 1992 edition of Dixie College’s (now Dixie State’s) award-winning student newspaper, The Dixie Sun. _____________________ Most of us … Continue reading

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On Public Disrespect for Law Enforcement

Let’s stop “cop” bashing  By Ken K. Gourdin  Author’s Note: This op-ed appeared in Dixie College’s (now Dixie State’s) award-winning student newspaper, The Dixie Sun, on December 6, 1991, under the headline “Student says stop cop bashing.”  Although my father … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Rodney King Riots

From brutality to anarchy: not the proper path to pursue in LA  By Ken K. Gourdin  Author’s Note: This op-ed appeared in Dixie College’s (now Dixie State’s) award-winning student newspaper, The Dixie Sun.  I regret that I did not preserve … Continue reading

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Mouse Patrol

Eeek! Call The Exterminator! Or, A Night On “Mouse Patrol” By Ken K. Gourdin, With Sgt. Jared Gourdin, Tooele P.D. (Retired) Author’s Note: This piece originally appeared in a 2001 quarterly issue of The Utah Peace Officer, which is published … Continue reading

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