WC Is Always Willing to Help Republicans Better Grasp Reality

Alaska’s Megaprojects and the Sunk Cost Fallacy


Charles Wohlforth had a nice opinion piece in the Alaska Dispatch News recently, discussing one of Alaska’s failed megaprojects, the Point MacKenzie Rail Extension Project. At this point, Wohlforth shows, it is a hideously expensive bike path. But it offers WC an irresistible opportunity to provide the Republican Majority caucus of the Alaska Legislature with an object lesson…

Bad Judgment Personified: Senator Mike Dunleavy (Photo by Anchorage Dispatch News)

Waiting for the Other Foot to Fall


WC notes that the arithmetically challenged Senator Mike Dunleavy (R, Wasilla, of course) plans his next futile effort to slash Alaska’s way to prosperity by hacking at educational funding. The Anchorage Dispatch News quotes Senator Dunleavy as saying, “We don’t have a choice but to cut — and you can use that quote. To seriously contemplate an income tax…