Let’s Meet the Condidates!


That’s not a typo. WC is talking about the convicts who are running as Republican candidates for office. Ronald Regan’s law and order party has come to this: a criminal conviction is no longer an obstacle to a successful Republican candidacy. Without further ado, WC presents the cons. Joe Arpaio, is the former Maricopa County…

Eielson Fram Road via Google Earth

This Defense Stinks


WC’s Grandpa Walt taught WC that my freedom to swing my arm was limited to just less than the distance to my neighbor’s nose. He also taught WC tht cheaters never prosper. Grandpa Walt died too young too long ago, but he would be mightily pleased with Friday’s Alaska Supreme Court decision in Lander v. Riddle.…

She Got the Gold Mine (I Got the Shaft)


WC recently read the non-partisan Tax Policy Center’s report on the personal income tax impact of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, the Republicans’ signature tax bill enacted late last year. The TPC’s analysis brings to mind Tim DuBois’s 1982 country western song, made famous by Jerry Reed, “She Got the Gold Mine (I Got the…

The Real Witch Hunt


“There is indeed a witch hunt, and it’s led by Fox against special counsel Robert Mueller.” — Ralph Peters, former Fox News Commentator One definition, a political definition, of a “witch hunt” is, “A public smear-campaign against an individual.” In turn, a “smear campaign” is, “An effort to damage or call into question someone’s reputation,…