18 U.S.C. §371

Trump Reports to His Handler


The thing is that there aren’t going to be any documents captioned “Collusion Agreement.” There aren’t likely to be any secret recordings, not even of Russian prostitutes, where Donald Trump talks about colluding with Putin. Nor is there a crime called “collusion.” If Mueller brings criminal charges against the Trump Administration and its political campaign…

Hordes of cops; one peaceful protester. CreditAgence France-Presse — Getty Images

WC Admires Therese Patricia Okoumou


Therese Patricia Okoumou was the woman who climbed up on the skirts of the Statue of Liberty to protest President Trump’s immigration policies. WC think there is a lot to protest and that Ms. Okoumou’s protest was a pretty mild response. She didn’t harm anything or anyone; just sat there peacefully. According to the New York…

Map Credit: National Audubon Society

Ryan Zinke Pisses All Over the Endangered Species Act


The Greater Sage-Grouse is an endangered species. More precisely, the species meets all the requirements for classification as an endangered species, but a painfully negotiated, multi-state agreement was made that protects and attempts to recover the Greater Sage-Grouse to avoid the sometimes Draconian consequences of endangered species classification. You can read the history of that…

Draft Environmental Assessment, p. 28

Why WC Remains an Environmental Activist


WC has never driven spikes in to trees designated for cutting. WC has never monkeywrenched,1 although sorely tempted a few times. But WC has been an environmental activist since high school. One of the lessons of 50 years of environmental activism has been is that you have to watch the government very carefully. The folks…

Testosterone Levels Plotted Against Age, Human Males

The Steinkruger Principle


Niesje Steinkruger, WC’s friend, colleague, and retired superior court judge, first postulated the principle that WC call’s the Steinkruger Principle. Her theory was explained to WC at a Hallowe’en party at her house – a party that has since become a legend – and it may be that alcohol was involved.[^1] But the theory is…