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So Much for States’ Rights: Perry Claims Trump Might Overrule States’ Renewable Energy Goals


Rick Perry, Trump’s Secretary of Energy who earlier couldn’t remember the agency’s name, announced last week that the Trump administration is having “very classified” conversations about preempting state and local support for renewable energy under the pretense of national security. Bloomberg reported: During an on-stage interview, Perry was asked if the administration would interfere with state policies requiring…

Young No More


The Alaska Dispatch News reports that Congressman Don Young (R, Senility) has announced he is running for another term. Young said, in a video from his office, “I like what I do. I’m good at what I do. I’m right for Alaska.” Of the the sentences, only the second is testable. Let’s look at a specific instance.…

Yellow-headed Blackbird, Centennial Marsh, Camas Prairie, Idaho

Bird Break


WC needs a break from the various and sundry crises, and assumes readers do, too. So WC declares a bird break. These photos are from a recent trip to Camas Prairie. WC is genuinely baffled how Camas Prairie can support so many Horned Larks; there are clouds of them, and they’ve been around since there…