Monthly Archives: April 2014

Donald Sterling is an idiot

Donald Sterling is an Idiot By Ken K. Gourdin As the headline indicates, I have now forsaken my usual measured tone on this Blog for the second time to make a (deservedly, necessarily) blunt statement.  (I wonder if it’s simply … Continue reading

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Ensuring welfare vs. paternal overprotection

The fine line between ensuring welfare, and paternal overprotection By Ken K. Gourdin Author’s Note – A helpful legal brief (an overview) of the case discussed herein can be found here:  http://www.arnoldwadsworth.com/2014/03/utah-supreme-court-update-baird-v-baird-march-7-2014/. The court case that inspired this op-ed (an … Continue reading

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Preventing Police Perjury

Should Prosecutors Require Police Officers to Swear to Their Honesty and Lack of Bias?  By Ken K. Gourdin According to a Salt Lake Tribune story (found here, last accessed today: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57779822-78/lake-police-questionnaire-salt.html.csp) Davis County, Utah prosecutors have begun issuing forms to … Continue reading

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A Brief Easter Message 2014

A Brief Easter Message (2014) :  On The Glorious Reality of The Resurrection, and on The Work of Saving Souls That Continues After Death  By Ken K. Gourdin Many ask how God, in His infinite wisdom, justice, and mercy, could … Continue reading

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German Shepherd called to jury duty

German Shepherd Called to Jury Duty  By Ken K. Gourdin And then there’s this, which I saw in The Salt Lake Tribune today:  http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57826531-68/duty-german-jersey-jury.html.csp.  In response, I said: I guarantee you that the dog’s at least as intelligent as the … Continue reading

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Killing its customers while the government bailed it out

“Government Motors”: GM Was Busy Killing Its Customers While President Obama Was Busy Bailing It Out By Ken K. Gourdin I just commented as follows regarding this story from this morning’s Salt Lake Tribune regarding what some might erroneously and … Continue reading

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Greek Orgs: Opportunities for Service and Fellowship, or Excuses to Party?

Author’s Note — The following was submitted to (but declined for publication by) The Spectrum in St. George, Utah, which is also home to Dixie State University (formerly Dixie College).  Because St. George is somewhat more temperate than the rest of Utah during … Continue reading

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