Embarrassing Alaskans Since 1972


Rep. Don Young (R, Any Alaskans Who Voted for Him) managed to embarrass himself on the floor of the U.S. House again on Thursday. During the debate on government spending, Rep. Young tried to insert an unrelated amendment on wildlife management. Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D, Washington) had the temerity to criticize Young’s proposed amendment. Young…

Who Knows What Donald Trump Is Hearing

Our Pathological President


WC doesn’t ordinarily listen to the ravings of President Trump. WC, a speech major in undergraduate school, won’t dignify the President’s ravings with the term “speeches.” Instead, WC will borrow the late Phil Ochs’ description of the “speeches” of Richard Nixon: The speeches of the President Are the ravings of a clown — Phil Ochs,…

Greater Sage Grouse male, lekking, Bennett Mountain, Idaho

Trump and the Greater Sage Grouse


Donald Trump wouldn’t know a Greater Sage Grouse if it bit him on the ass. He is profoundly ignorant of science, let alone ornithology. He is incurious as well, indifferent to the web of life upon which humanity depends. Characteristically, he has responded to his major campaign donors instead of the science in addressing the…

Source: https://www.dpcc.senate.gov/files/documents/CRSTaxesandtheEconomy%20Top%20Rates.pdf

Getting Geeky: The Trickle Down Con


This election was lost four and five and six years ago not this year. They dident start thinking of the old common fellow till just as they started out on the election tour. The money was all appropriated for the top in the hopes that it would trickle down to the needy. Mr. Hoover was…

WC Gets Mail: Senator Pete Kelly’s Defenders


WC recently received an email from an anonymous Pete Kelly supporter, accusing WC of “distorting” Senator Kelly’s position. And failing to acknowledge the sacrifices Senator Kelly makes by serving in the state senate. (Grammar tips, Mr. Anonymous: the possessive “its” doesn’t take an apostrophe. And it’s “They’re,” not “their.”) So, yeah, let’s remember to thank…