Captain Zero: Breaking Out the Red Stamp

Captain Zero’s Human Carnage


As much as WC enjoys watching Governor Sean “Captain Zero” Parnell twist in the wind as the Alaska National Guard scandal continues to leak out in public, the human carnage described there is very disturbing. The 35-year old Alaska National Guard Master Sergeant who blackmailed a 19-year old girl into semi-consensual sex is just a fraction…

Captain Zero Pointing to the Right

Parnell’s Privacy Poppycock


In May 2014, APRN’s Alexandra Gutierrez made a public records request to the Governor’s Office, asking for records relating to the Alaska National Guard scandal. By Alaska law, the Governor was required to respond within 10 days, with one additional 10 days extension for cause. The Governor responded September 26, 2014. Only 120 days late.…

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…

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Captain Zero Goes Too Far: Health Insurance Premiums


Normally WC doesn’t get this worked up about the election antics of our politicians, but Governor Sean “Captain Zero” Parnell’s machinations of Alaska’s health insurance premiums, as Dermot Cole, puts it, crossed a line. “Health insurance premiums are going ‘way up!,” Captain Zero is shouting. “It’s that evil Obamacare!” That’s a lie. It was Captain Zero’s…