U.S. Practices Torture at Abu Ghraib

Torture and Tortured Definitions


The same Neocon WC mentioned earlier has taken umbrage at WC’s point that the Neocons have failed to address the numerous and repeated violations of the laws against torture. He hotly denies that the United States engaged in torture. Notably, WC’s critic failed to address the other points WC made about Neocons earlier. But, once…

Annoying Tobacco Companies for Fun and Profit

WC Would Wear One of These T-Shirts


Skylar Shatz owns the independent T-shirt shop SkygraphX. Shatz developed this excellent t-shirt: WC would totally buy one of these t-shirts. Philip Morris, which owns the Marlboro brand, was unamused. Philip Morris accused Sky Schatz of infringing on its intellectual property. Philip Morris claimed that the t-shirt “misappropriated” and “diluted” its trademark. Happily, Schatz is…

Captain Zero Pointing to the Right

Captain Zero’s Talkin’ and Walkin’


It’s fair to conclude that our very own Governor Sean “Captain Zero” Parnell is decent at talking the talk. But an utter failure at walking the walk. Let’s choose as an example the serious problem of sexual harassment in Alaska’s government. One of Captain Zero’s favorite excuses for schmoozing voters is his “Choose Respect” campaign,…

John Scopes, Convicted Evolution Teacher

A Profound and Willful Ignorance


An American football field is 6,400 square yards. That’s 8,294,400 square inches. But a Creationist who subscribes to Bishop Ussher‘s calculation of the age of the earth would focus exclusively on about 11 square inches in one corner of the football field – about 3.3 inches on a side – and absolutely deny that the rest of the…

Rep. Lynn Gattis, Scofflaw

Tales from Wasilla: The Gattis Easement


The ill-gotten gains of Richard and Lynn Gattis have come to the attention of CREW, the Center for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. The Gattises granted the Mat-Su Borough an easement, since withdrawn, for a temporary road, that was never built, across property they didn’t own. And received $65,225 for the easement. Nice work if you…