Monthly Archives: June 2013

Attorney General’s Conduct is Troubling

Author’s Note – This piece recently was submitted to (but not published by) my local semiweekly newspaper, The Tooele Transcript-Bulletin.    Attorney General Holder’s conduct in Rosen case raises troubling questions  By Ken K. Gourdin  The Department of Justice’s warrant … Continue reading

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The Secret of Success

Author’s Note – In the spirit of the stirring video I posted earlier today—I titled it, “The Best Last Place Finish … Ever,” and you need to see it here, if you haven’t yet: https://greatgourdini.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/best-last-place-finish-ever/—I thought it would be appropriate … Continue reading

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Best Last-Place Finish … Ever.

British sprinter Derek Redmond pulled up well short of the finish line after tearing a hamstring in the 400 meters at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. But he didn’t quit.

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Loon Patrol

Crazy Motorist Howls at Moon, So We Came to Take Him Away, Ho-ho, He-he, Ha-ha! Or, A Night on “Loon Patrol” By Ken K. Gourdin, With Officer Shanelle Boyd, Salt Lake City P.D. Author’s Note: This piece originally ran in … Continue reading

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A Perhaps-Incongruous Post on Flag Burning in Honor of Flag Day

A Perhaps-Incongruous (and Belated) Post on Flag Burning—in Honor of Flag Day  By Ken K. Gourdin  I’m a few days late for Flag Day.  With apologies to the rare visitor who frequents this corner of Cyberspace, please forgive my tardiness: … Continue reading

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Why Mormons Revere Joseph Smith

Do Mormons Worship Joseph Smith?  No.  But We Rightly Sing “Praise to the Man” for How He Brings People to Jesus Christ (Whom We DO Worship) By Ken K. Gourdin I recently responded to criticisms of Joseph Smith, the founder … Continue reading

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For Father’s Day

On Atticus Finch, Nobility, Fatherhood, and Fathers By Ken K. Gourdin This post was inspired by Salt Lake Tribune columnist Peg McEntee’s June 15, 2013 column, “Looking for Atticus Finch in my dad,” last accessed on line June 15, 2013 … Continue reading

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