Monthly Archives: December 2012

Romney’s Reluctance

An Ode to the Rare, Reluctant Would-be (or Wouldn’t-be) Officeholder: Because he didn’t necessarily want it, Mitt Romney allegedly lacked the one qualification seen as indispensible to being president By Ken K. Gourdin  Many have been shocked — just shocked, … Continue reading

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On Illness, Willfulness, and Alienation

On Willful Alienating Behavior Versus Illness-Driven Alienating Behavior: Differences—and Similarities By Ken K. Gourdin It seems to me that there’s a big, big difference between being “a few fries short of a happy meal,” which seems to imply that some condition … Continue reading

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Christmas is culturally significant, even if not religiously so

Religion, law, and politics aside, Christmas and other religious celebrations are culturally significant By Ken K. Gourdin  This time of year — Christmastime, the holidays, or simply the month of December, depending on your perspective — necessitates navigating a tricky legal, … Continue reading

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Unions Ain’t What They Used to Be

The Old Gray Unions, They Ain’t What They Used to Be By Ken K. Gourdin There’s an old song whose refrain is, “The old gray mare, she ain’t what she used to be many long years ago.”  I wonder if … Continue reading

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Why Whitlock is Wrong

Why Fox Sports’ Jason Whitlock is Wrong About Guns By Ken K. Gourdin columnist Jason Whitlock weighed in on the recent murder-suicide committed by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher against his girlfriend (and the mother of his child) … Continue reading

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