Senator Lisa Murkowski, Climate Change Denier (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Pandering, Politics and Slow Motion Disasters


As WC has noted before, he has extremely low expectations for Alaska politicians. But, as hard as it may be to accomplish, Alaska’s delegation to the U.S. Senate consistently manages to sink even lower than WC’s sub-basement level hopes. The recent vote on a measure aimed at blocking the Environmental Protection Agency’s climate change regulations for…

On the right, Ginny at 90 pounds in March 2015; on the left, Ginny today

May WC Ask a Personal Favor? Third Update


Back in March of 2015, WC described the failing health of Mrs. WC’s niece, Ginny Patton. Ginny has gastroparesis. Her weight had fallen to just 90 pounds. The situation was grim. WC asked if you would contribute to a fundraising campaign for her to meet the medical expenses. Your generosity, the support of Ginny’s family, and…