Monthly Archives: September 2015

Politics and Divided Support

On Politics: Is “Divided Support” Even Among Those Who Happen to Share a Particular Characteristic of a Certain Candidate Cause for Concern, or Simply Par for the Course? By Ken K. Gourdin This item, from Salt Lake Tribune columnist Paul … Continue reading

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Kim Davis is Wrong

I Don’t Support Gay Marriage, But Kim Davis is Wrong By Ken K. Gourdin Unless you’ve emerged from under a rock very recently or don’t follow current events beyond what happens on the latest episode of Survivor, you know that … Continue reading

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A Funny Take on Cohen’s “Hallelujah”

Funnier Than Heck and Gorgeous at the Same Time: Shannon Christensen Abbott’s Take on Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah By Ken K. Gourdin This is an interesting combination of “funnier than heck” and “gorgeous” at the same time. (One doesn’t often see … Continue reading

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Gray Settlement Prejudices Justice

Baltimore’s Settlement in the Gray Case, Along With Officials’ Public Statements, Lacks All Proportionality and Prejudices Justice Against Those Charged in His Death By Ken K. Gourdin The city of Baltimore’s recent agreement to settle with the family of Freddie … Continue reading

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Bored, Entitled Teens With Nothing Better to Do than to Try to Get Their (Alleged) Boyfriends to Kill Themselves

A Word About Michele Carter By Ken K. Gourdin Michele Carter is a 17-year-old girl whom prosecutors charged with manslaughter after her alleged boyfriend committed suicide following her repeated messages urging her to do so.  The Associated Press’s story on … Continue reading

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A Snide Comment About Tanner Mangum’s Hail Mary, and My Response

Do Mormons Tell Catholics (or Anyone Else) “We’re Right and You’re Wrong”? A Response to a Snide Comment About BYU Quarterback Tanner Mangum’s Last-Second Hail Mary By Ken K. Gourdin At Patheos.com, BYU Professor Dan Peterson commented on something BYU … Continue reading

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(Bad?) Puns

(Bad?) Puns By Ken K. Gourdin In response to an invitation calling for puns on Mormon Dialogue and Discussion, I posted both of the following: The king needed to get an urgent message from one side of his kingdom to … Continue reading

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