Monthly Archives: February 2015

Missing Persons

Will Someone Miss Me When I’m Gone? By Ken K. Gourdin This story in The Salt Lake Tribune, about the discovery of as-yet-unidentified skeletal human remains, caught my eye: http://www.sltrib.com/news/2150235-155/more-bones-surface-after-human-skull (last accessed February 6, 2015). I commented: I’m reasonably sure … Continue reading

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Axelrod account of concession call doubtful

Veracity of Axelrod recounting of Romney concession call to Obama seems doubtful By Ken K. Gourdin Garrett Jackson, adviser to 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, disputes an account contained in the forthcoming memoir of former … Continue reading

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Selma and Civil Rights

Thoughts on the Civil Rights Movement in Light of the Recently Released Movie Selma By Ken K. Gourdin I recently saw the movie Selma, about the march the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. led from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. to … Continue reading

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Frog Legs?

Frog Legs?  What About The Rest? By Ken K. Gourdin I’m watching the show Mississippi Men on the History Channel, about folks who make their living from the Mississippi River, including a pair who hunt frogs (“jigging”).  It got me thinking whether … Continue reading

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Family Values

The Kids Are Not All Right, But It’s Not Solely Because Many of Them Are Being Reared in Homosexual Households: A Response to the Family Research Council’s Recent Update By Ken K. Gourdin Hat-tip to Dan Peterson at Patheos for … Continue reading

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Media Violence

It’s Just Television: A Few Brief Thoughts on Pop Culture Violence and on its All-Too-Real-Life Counterpart, on How the First May Tend to Desensitize Us to the Second, and on Other Potential Relationships Between The Two By Ken K. Gourdin … Continue reading

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Deflate Gate

A Word About “Deflate-Gate,” Even Though It Doesn’t Matter Anymore (And Maybe Never Did) By Ken K. Gourdin Apparently, a mischievous poltergeist invaded New England Patriots environs and deflated footballs used by the Patriots and by their quarterback, Tom Brady, … Continue reading

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