Cliff Edwards, voicing Jiminy Cricket, sings "When You Wish Upon a Star," from Walt Disney's Pinochio

Jiminy Cricket Department: All Your Dreams Come True


  Jiminy Cricket, the know-it-all, top-hat-wearing, umbrella-carrying grasshopper of Disney’s Pinocchio, used to wish that all of our dreams would come true. That’s not going to happen for WC. But WC’s dream that Ken Ham’s idiot Creationist Museum would be a colossal failure is happening, even as WC writes. According to Mark Stern, writing for Slate, not only is the Creationist…

Captain Zero Pointing to the Right

Captain Zero and the Alaska National Guard


WC has read the whole, nauseating, scathing report by the Federal National Guard Bureau’s Office of Complex Investigations.1 WC has read the Captain Zero’s protestations and apologies. Sorry, Captain. Your excuses don’t cut it; your apologies don’t go far enough. You were told, repeatedly, for years, that senior officers at the Alaska National Guard and Air National…

U.S. Practices Torture at Abu Ghraib

Torture and Tortured Definitions


The same Neocon WC mentioned earlier has taken umbrage at WC’s point that the Neocons have failed to address the numerous and repeated violations of the laws against torture. He hotly denies that the United States engaged in torture. Notably, WC’s critic failed to address the other points WC made about Neocons earlier. But, once…