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The Mueller Report — WC’s Final Notes


The Mueller Report is going to be analyzed, dissected and criticized for years, maybe decades. WC predicts multi-volume treatises will eventually be written. It’s also somewhat talismanic: every side of the Trumpian debates — and there are more than two sides — can find something to seize upon in support of their positions. Although sometimes…

© 2019 George Danby, staff editorial cartoonist for the Bangor Daily News.

Who Is Wheeler Working For, Anyway?


Andrew Wheeler was confirmed as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency earlier this year, succeeding Scott Pruitt as Worst Trump Appointment Ever. Wheeler, most recently a flack for the coal industry, the former vice president of a coal industry federation, and a former staffer to U.S. Senate dinosaur James Inhofe, was confirmed by the Senate…

(Not An Actual F-35 in Flight)

The Absurdity of the F-35


When the F-35 program was announced in October 2001, the estimated cost per aircraft was set at $40 to $50 million. The F-35 is now in its 18th year of development. Not deployment. Development. It’s an appalling saga of continuing redesign, test deficiencies, botched fixes, schedule slippages and, above all, cost overruns. In fact, last…

Donald F. McGahn, Former White House Counsel (January-October, 2018)

The Case for Obstruction of Justice


The Mueller Report is going to be analyzed, dissected and criticized for years, maybe decades. WC predicts multi-volume treatises will eventually be written. It’s also somewhat talismanic: every side of the Trumpian debates — and there are more than two sides — can find something to seize upon in support of their positions. Although sometimes…

Sage Thrasher, Malheur NWR, Oregon

Notes from Malheur NWR


WC was able to spend a couple of days at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge earlier this week. The good news is that the Refuge has a lot of water have several years of low water conditions. Steens Mountain, at the south end of the Refuge, and the source of maybe two-thirds of the water, still…