Michael D. Cohen, longtime personal lawyer for President Trump, and Admitted Pimp. Credit Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press

Watching a Train Wreck


Consider that these events have all occurred in the last 72 hours: The White House has been caught in a flat-out lie about what they knew and when about disgraced West Wing staffer Rob Porter. The Trump Administration – and specifically Chief of Staff John Kelly – continued to employ an egregious domestic violence offender…

Theresa Obermeyer, 1995

Thirty-three Times


There’s no question that the all-time record for failed attempts to pass the Alaska Bar Examination belongs to Tom Obermeyer. WC may have lost count, but it’s at least thirty-three times. Tom has failed despite individual tutorials and coaching from the Alaska Bar Association – something never offered to any other bar exam candidate. There’s…

Ben Stevens, former State senator and Unindicted

Whatever Happened To?


One of the signature characteristics of Alaska is that people come and go. Including WC. Some stay longer – more than 60 years in WC’s case. Some a lot less. Like sometime gubernatorial candidate and convicted criminal John Lindauer. WC often wonders what happened to, among many others: Shelia Toomey, who for decades researched and…