Judged by the Company You Keep


Note: WC has been accused of “beating up on” U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller. Nonsense. What the Duck says it well: WC isn’t even using the good bat. On to the blog entry. WC’s mother used to warn him that he would be judged by the company he kept. Joe Miller’s mother either didn’t warn…

Ethan’s Appalling Pandering


WC got an email from the Ethan Berkowitz for Governor Campaign yesterday. Understand, WC has supported Berkowitz, even to the point of campaign contributions. The email proudly announced “Ethan’s Royalty Plan.” It might as well have announced Ethan’s Pandering Plan. The following quotes are lifted directly from that email. 1. With Ethan’s plan, the royalties…

Picking [on] Joe Miller


WC has said before he is no fan of Senator Lisa Murkowski. But Joe Miller’s increasingly strange positions merit additional comment. Some points: 1. There’s a lot of mystery surrounding Joe Miller’s resignation as a part-time, assistant Borough Attorney. There’s rumors Miller accused the Borough Attorney of ethical violations. WC thinks Fairbanks North Star Borough…

The Big Lie and the the Big Deficit


The current Republican and Tea Bag political position is that we can’t afford the government we have, that the United States is nearly bankrupt and the federal deficit is exploding and completely out of control. For example, Senator John Kyl said, “[Y]ou should never raise taxes in order to cut taxes,” said the Arizona Senator during…