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God Damn The Pusher


The song is by Hoyt Axton, of all people. But it was made famous by Steppenwolf. Oh but the pusher is a monster Good God, he’s not a natural man The dealer for a nickel Lord, will sell you lots of sweet dreams Ah, but the pusher ruin your body Lord, he’ll leave your, he’ll…

Randy Credico (R) and his dog Bianca arrive at U.S. District Court, September 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. Credico, a comedian with ties to Roger Stone, was subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller and eventually testified before the grand jury.(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Why Roger Stone Is an Arrogant Idiot


There was a lot of excitement earlier this month when Roger Stone was finally indicted. You’ve likely read enough about the indictment and Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s careful ambiguities. No, what WC wants to point out is the Roger Stone is an arrogant idiot. No, WC isn’t referring to the tattoo of Richard Nixon Stone…

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This Is Why We Have Government Regulations


The Trump Administration and a certain kind of Republican politician like to pretend that federal regulations are designed by bureaucrats – by the “Deep State” – solely for the purpose of making life that much harder and more expensive for the rest of us. On the contrary, regulations are written to address serious problem. They…

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Watching Goldman Sachs Steal


Rolling Stone reporter Matt Taibi wrote of Goldman Sachs in 2010: The formula is relatively simple: Goldman positions itself in the middle of a speculative bubble, selling investments they know are crap. Then they hoover up vast sums from the middle and lower floors of society with the aid of a crippled and corrupt state…

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

WC’s Wishes for 2019


In what passes for tradition here at Wickersham’s Conscience, we spend the last week of each year thinking about the year that is ending, and making our wishes for the coming year. This final blog post in that tradition. Despite the abject failures of his wishes for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and most recently in 2018, WC, in his continuing triumph…