Red-breasted Nuthatch, Payette Lake, Idaho

WC Is Chasing Birds


WC had intended a blog post pointing out the so-called “Better Care Reconciliation Act” is really a big tax break for the wealthy financed by cutting health care to everyone else. Dermot Cole has already written a fine takedown; anything WC could say would be cumulative. So WC is off chasing birds. Remember, Nutchatches go…

Dealing with Email: Dietary Supplements and Science


Reader DY sent WC this screed: Find here an analysis of corporate control of multiple USG agencies, notably the Public Broadcast System, and their deliberate efforts to undermine American citizen’s reliance and access to minerals, vitamins and other food substances. In an era of unprecedented assaults to the biosphere [Gulf oil spill; fracking-contaminated aquifers; pharmaceutical…

Way Past Stupid

So Far Past Stupid


The Republican-led Majority Caucus has filed a lawsuit, seeking an injunction to prevent Governor Walker from implementing Medicaid expansion in Alaska. Mind you, the same buffoons could have taken action in the last session to take the action themselves. They didn’t. No, the Legislature didn’t vote Medicaid expansion down; the majority caucus kept it from…