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Train ‘Em Up Young


WC has grave doubts about capitalism. Certainly when unregulated, it can be horrific. Read Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle if you think otherwise. The late Larry Carpenter, a sometime client of WC’s, said that made WC a Communist. Perhaps not. The problem for WC has always been that he doesn’t have a particularly good alternative. Particularly now,…

Penguins on a Polar Bear, North End, Boise, Idaho

Christmas and Science: A Photo Essay


WC likes Christmas. WC is an admitted fan of fantasy and science fiction. But when you mix the two? Not so much. And, brothers and sisters, our callous, capitalist culture has taken a Mixmaster™ to the two. You think WC is indulging in hyperbole? Some examples: Dinosaurs – except for one family of theropods –…

Call WC Eeyore

WC’s Eeyore to Wohlforth’s Tigger


Alaska Dispatch News columnist Charles Wohlforth wrote a nice, thoughtful opinion piece for the paper recently, headlined “Alaska’s economy hasn’t hit bottom yet. But you can see it from here.” Well, maybe, but only at the bottom of a very deep, very dark hole. WC is Eeyore to Wohlforth’s perhaps overly optimistic Tigger. The problem…