Monthly Archives: January 2013

Religion Clause: Maryland High Court Says Apartment Building Housing Mormon Ordinance Workers Is A Tax Exempt Convent

I thought this was interesting: Religion Clause: Maryland High Court Says Apartment Building Housing Mormon Ordinance Workers Is A Tax Exempt Convent. I may edit this post and provide further commentary after I have had a chance to read and thoroughly … Continue reading

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In Honor of MLK, Jr.

Reflections for MLK Day: May Our Grasp on Dr. King’s Vision, However Seemingly Tenuous, Not Weaken Further  By Ken K. Gourdin I have tried to make it a tradition in recent years to do something related to the “holidays” on … Continue reading

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Tasers: To Use or Not?

To Taser, or Not to Taser? That is The Question By Ken K. Gourdin According to recent coverage of the case by The Salt Lake Tribune, a settlement recently was reached with the family of Brian Cardall, who sued the … Continue reading

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CIT officers visit New Reflection

Crisis Intervention Team officers visit New Reflection  By Ken K. Gourdin Law Enforcement Strives to Improve Response to Mentally Ill Who Are In Crisis Author’s Note:  This article originally appeared in a recent issue of The Monthly Mirror, the newsletter … Continue reading

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Obama’s Flip-Flop

On Election “Mandates,” Royal Rule, and Debt Limit Bluff—Er, Threats and Flip-Flops By Ken K. Gourdin While President Obama won the Electoral College vote 332 to 206, he won only 26 states and the District of Columbia, while Governor Romney … Continue reading

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Police Tactics Need Review to Lessen Risk to Innocent

On Concealment, Surprise, Bad Intelligence, and Risk to Innocent Civilians By Ken K. Gourdin  According to a December 29, 2012 story in The Salt Lake Tribune (available at http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/55538880-78/hill-officers-police-eric.html.csp, last accessed today), Ogden Police went to the residence of Eric … Continue reading

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Romney Wanted to Help the Middle Class

No Matter How Many of His Detractors Were Convinced Otherwise, Governor Romney Sincerely Wanted to Help the Middle Class By Ken K. Gourdin An old Chinese proverb says, “Give a man a fish, feed him for a day; teach a … Continue reading

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