Melissa Howard posing with he mother and her forged diploma. Mom must be awfully proud.

It’s Not Just Republican Men


While WC was off photographing birds, two stories broke, both involving Republican candidates and both involving women, proving that despite President Trump’s egregious and unapologetic sexism, the Republicans are all about equal corruption, with no regard to gender. The first exhibit is Melissa Howard, a Florida state House candidate. She has achieved infamy, or t least…

Pervert, retired judge, school board member and, yes, a Republican, Tim Nolan. he Enquirer/Cara Owsley The Enquirer/Cara Owsley

Nothing to See Here; Just Another Republican Pervert


WC authored the Hypocrisy Hypothesis, the principle that a noisier a Republican politician is about Christian values, family values and domestic bliss, the more likely it is he is pervert or a horny dog. Think Newt Gingrich, serial adulterer, or Dennis Hastert, convicted child molester. If you needed more evidence that the Hypocrisy Hypothesis is…

"That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain." Hamlet, Act I, scene 5

The Pathological Liar in Chief


We have a President who lies. Who lies all the time. There are mental illnesses that involve compulsive lying. Perhaps that’s what’s going on. If so, WC isn’t qualified to offer a diagnosis. But WC isn’t sure it’s so simple. Sure, most of the lies are calculated to make Trump look better. In his speech…

"Infowars" host Alex Jones arrives at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas, on April 17. Tamir Kalifa / American-Statesman via AP

Reality Bites: Alex Jones Learns About Defamation


Alex Jones, wacko conspiracy theorist only loosely in touch with reality, is starting to receive a schooling in the consequences of calling the parents of victims of the Sandy Hook mass shooting liars. For more than five years now, Jones has claimed the December 2012 Sandy Hook shooting didn’t happen, that the parents of the…

Fake News? You Want Fake News?


President Trump continuously rails about “Fake News.” He dismisses news stories or media outlets that he doesn’t like as “fake news.” A database of his public remarks contains 320 references in 2017 to “fake news.” But if you want real fake news, look no further than Trump himself, who is an absolute champion at false claims,…