Senator Pete Kelly: Economic Ignoramus or Political Coward?

Thanks, Pete Kelly!


There’s so much to thank Senator Pete Kelly for that it’s only right WC make an effort to show his appreciation. Credit where credit is due, after all. • CH2M Hill lost the oil field services contract. Those jobs will not go to mostly non-union Outsiders. If we had a state income tax, at least…

Tracking the Trumpster: Ignorance of History


If you are a progressive blogger, there’s an embarrassment of riches right now. A tidal wave of scandals, crimes and high misdemeanors. The Comey firing, the idiotic blurting out state secrets to Russians, appalling late night twitter messages, the obstruction of criminal investigations, the unexplained delay in firing Michael Flynn; the list goes on and…

Guest Blog Post: A Different Dictator


David James has generously allowed WC to post his thoughtful comments over on Facebook here at Wickersham’s Conscience. James and WC don’t agree on everything, but this is insightful. WC rarely surrenders the soapbox. But will just this once. A Different Dictator, by David James One of the major reasons I could not vote for…

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates (Source: Eric Thayer/Getty Images News/Getty Images)

Sally Yates Has a Battle of Wits With Unarmed Old Men


In a sensible world, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates would be a hero. Ms. Yates appeared before a Senate subcommittee hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election earlier this week. She was well-prepared, forthright, candid and very effective. And a credit to the career attorneys at the U.S. Department of Justice. Republican Senators who…