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About kenngo1969

Just as others must breathe to live, I must write. I have been writing creatively almost ever since I learned to write, period! I have written fiction, book- and article-length nonfiction, award-winning poetry, news, sports, features, and op-eds. I hope, one day, to write some motivational nonfiction, a decent-selling novel, a stage play, and a screen play.

Thoughts for MLK Day 2019

Thoughts for MLK Day By Ken K. Gourdin I may be late in the rest of the world, but it is still Martin Luther King Day from where I post.  Here is an amalgamation of thoughts I have shared previously … Continue reading

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On Government Regulation

Note: I should note that I’m not responsible for the somewhat-stilted headline that overstates the case by quite a bit: I like soda. It helps me get through my current boring, repetitive days without going comatose, especially if I haven’t … Continue reading

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Demonization in Eye of Beholder

CNN’s Don Lemmon: It’s Only Bad When Other People Do It By Ken K. Gourdin I commented earlier on the blog on the perfectly valid reasons why someone might seek to emigrate from, say, a Central American country to the … Continue reading

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SL Co. DA Gill No Rubber Stamp for Police

Once Again, Salt Lake County DA Sim Gill Proves That He Is More Than Simply a Rubber Stamp for Law Enforcement  By Ken K. Gourdin Salt Lake City’s Deseret News has a rather in-depth feature exploring the distrust which exists … Continue reading

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Attorney Gets My Dander Up

Attorney Rankles Me: Defense Attorney for Man Who Killed West Valley City UT Code Enforcement Officer Gets My Dander Up By Ken K. Gourdin I have made no secret on the blog that (having grown up in a law enforcement … Continue reading

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Ruth Graham is Wrong

Ruth Graham, You’re Wrong: President George H.W. Bush Was More Than Simply a “Boss,” and His Service Dog, Sully, Was More Than Simply an “Employee” By Ken K. Gourdin Reader Advisory: Here be a bit of strong language. I don’t … Continue reading

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All are Beneficiaries of Dr. King’s Vision

We Are All Beneficiaries of Dr. King’s Vision By Ken K. Gourdin Note: The following Op-Ed appeared in the January 29, 2013 edition of The Tooele Transcript-Bulletin. I have written extensively on The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and … Continue reading

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