Captain Zero Pointing to the Right

Captain Zero and the Alaska National Guard


WC has read the whole, nauseating, scathing report by the Federal National Guard Bureau’s Office of Complex Investigations.1 WC has read the Captain Zero’s protestations and apologies. Sorry, Captain. Your excuses don’t cut it; your apologies don’t go far enough. You were told, repeatedly, for years, that senior officers at the Alaska National Guard and Air National…

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,…