Bruce R. Baird

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Year: 20059

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  • Valedictory

      I knew that sooner or later I would be writing my last Voices column. I hoped it would be later but am glad it wasn’t sooner. This is it.Over the last decade, I have written about 100 columns. In that run, I have managed to piss off virtually...
  • Gadflies

      This column isn’t about evils perpetrated by Jesse Jackson’s recent headline-grabbing appearances in the Terri Schiavo and Michael Jackson cases. Nor is it about other gadflies attracted by the television lights to tragedies and media circuses....
  • Twirling M-1s

      On a sweltering August night, my boys and I watched “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, as proclaimed by Thomas Jefferson. nnThe band, along with the “Commandant’s Own” Drum and Bugle Corps, played Sousa...
  • Child’s Play

      My childhood memories include some minor competitive elements'spelling bees, a science fair and, of course, sports. Getting good grades in school was important mostly because my parents told me so. But the extracurricular competitions were, at least for...
  • Rails and Roads

      I always get nervous when I find myself agreeing with a Republican legislator. But last week I read in The Salt Lake Trivial an editorial by State Sen. Greg Bell (R-Farmington) about transportation issues, and I had to cheer. I must disclose that I worked...
  • Not the News

      I was at home writing this column while half-listening to the local evening news on TV in the background. I had to change my topic because of the sheer stupidity of what was masquerading as newsworthy information.Channel 13, the very intelligent news...
  • Bigger Issues

      When I turned 50 in February'pretty old for a columnist in an alternative newspaper'I had my annual physical. My doctor told me that, despite a few marginally abnormal scores in my blood work-up, I was healthy as a moderately overweight horse. But I wasn’t.I...
  • Chop-Logic

      Last week ABC 4’s Vanocur Group debated the confirmation of federal judges. Inevitably, the issue of abortion came up. Inevitably, because the right wing of the Republican Party wants not only to overturn Roe v. Wade but criminalize all abortions....
  • Pioneer Narc

      A few Saturdays ago, I went to the Downtown Alliance’s Farmers’ Market in Pioneer Park. That wonderful activity, combined with the Utah Arts Festival and other summer events, make me feel like I live in a real, almost cosmopolitan, city. About...

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