Monthly Archives: November 2014

Presidential Thanksgiving Proclamations

Presidential Thanksgiving Day Proclamations by Two Great Presidents By Ken K. Gourdin I thought that Thanksgiving Day would be the perfect day to post links to, and a couple excerpts from, President George Washington’s and President Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Day … Continue reading

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What I’m Thankful For

Just Ten (Of Many!) Things I’m Thankful For This Thanksgiving Day By Ken K. Gourdin 1 My family, both earthly and heavenly. I know many have family circumstances that are far less than ideal, to put it mildly. In the … Continue reading

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Wilson-Brown Grand Jury Findings

Preliminary Thoughts on the Grand Jury Investigation of Ferguson, Mo. Police Officer Darren Wilson’s Shooting of Michael Brown By Ken K. Gourdin I would like to take a closer look at the grand jury’s findings in the case of Ferguson, … Continue reading

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You Breathed My Name Aloud

Think What You Will of What Goes on in Mormon Temples: How Many Hundreds of Years Has it Been Since the Names of So Many Have Been Breathed Aloud?  By Ken K. Gourdin Mormons take literally Christ’s injunction to Nicodemus … Continue reading

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Beating The Odds

Beating The Odds: The Story of My Life  By Ken K. Gourdin Author’s Note:  I wrote this by hand in about early January of 1984 for a class assignment.  Unfortunately, I don’t recall which class it was for, and it … Continue reading

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Harry Reid’s Mormonism

Harry Reid, His Politics, and His Standing in the Mormon Church By Ken K. Gourdin There is, unfortunately, a strain of thought among certain members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that Senator Harry Reid (D – … Continue reading

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Strange Goings on in Racist, Sexist Utah

Stop the Presses! Hold the Phones! GOP Elects Its First Black Woman to Congress . . . From Utah?!! By Ken K. Gourdin Everyone knows that most Utahns are racist; further, everyone knows that most Mormons (especially Utah Mormons) are … Continue reading

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