Monthly Archives: September 2016

Parker and Stone Navel-Gazing

Parker and Stone Gaze Earnestly at Their Navels While a Writer from The Hollywood Reporter Looks On By Ken K. Gourdin http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/why-south-parks-trey-parker-171189 At Mormon Dialogue and Discussion, I ran across a discussion of the above-linked article (that and all other … Continue reading

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How Should Judges Be Selected?

Should Judges Be Elected? Appointed? Why Not Both? By Ken K. Gourdin Some time ago, in response to a story in the Salt Lake Tribune about news from a jurisdiction in which the state’s Supreme Court justices are elected rather … Continue reading

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Chris Burbank and Illegal Immigration

Although Many Utahns Were Disgruntled With Former Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank’s Refusal to Enforce Federal Immigration Law, He Was Right By Ken K. Gourdin In 2011, The Salt Lake Tribune named (now-former) Salt Lake City Police Chief … Continue reading

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Taysom and Dexter

Taysom Hill and the Tragic Story of a Wayward Older Brother, Whose Legacy He Now Carries On By Ken K. Gourdin While Brigham Young University’s football team, perhaps, is not having the kind of season its coaches and players had … Continue reading

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More pilots like Sully

“We Need More Pilots Like Sully”: The Truth Is, More Pilots Than We Realize Are Like Sully—They’ve Simply Never Faced a Set of Circumstances Which Calls Upon Them to Prove It to the Extent that He Did By Ken K. … Continue reading

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Mosquito v. Sledgehammer?

Swatting a Mosquito with a Sledgehammer? Georgia Girl Referred to Juvenile Court After Bringing a Knife to School to Fend Off Clown Attacks By Ken K. Gourdin The Salt Lake Tribune recently ran an Associated Press item about the referral … Continue reading

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“These People Cannot Be Helped”

“These People Cannot Be Helped”: Wherein I Respond to this Defeatist Notion By Ken K. Gourdin And then there’s the sad case of former college basketball coach Steven Dewitt Craig, who was recently arrested for intruding upon a school and … Continue reading

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