Life is short – but made narrow

Utah files Amendment 3 Appeal with the Supreme Court of the United States     It was reported earlier today, that Utah has officially filed its appeal with the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).  Seeking a reversal of the 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruling – on the matter of same sex…

Mormons continue to knock women and gays.

From the Salt Lake Tribune headlines: Leaders say Mormons cannot condone same-sex marriage.   While I realize that Elder Dallin H. Oaks was speaking to the ‘faithful,’ while issuing the official talking points, and marching orders, the tone – especially as heard by those outside ‘the faith’ – was truly dreadful.  Can’t condone?  What kind…

Jack Garmond

Jack Germond, 1928 – 2013 RIP

Jack W. Germond, syndicated columnist and political pundit – best remembered, by me, as the acerbic liberal voice on the conservative TV show, The McLaughlin Group – has died.  He was 85. I still smile when I remember the particular rejoinder Jack deigned to offer one of the other panelists, on one particular show, when…