Examining Ballot Measure #2


Many years ago now, post Roe v. Wade but prior to more recent Alaska Supreme Court decisions, WC from time-to-time served as a guardian ad litem in a series of children’s cases. One such case involved a 15-year old girl who was pregnant, by her father. Because she was only 15 years old, it took…

Hypocrisy Is Alive and Well in the Far North


hy·poc·ri·sy 1. a pretense of having a virtuous character, moral or religious beliefs or principles, etc., that one does not really possess. 2. a pretense of having some desirable or publicly approved attitude. – Dictionary.com Last week, the New York Times posted an mostly accurate, but very unflattering portrait of Alaska. Alaskans collectively come across as a bunch greedy hypocrites. Sometimes it can be instructive to see yourself as others see you, This is one of those times. And the hypocrisy is…