Craig Mayberry

Closed Account • Member since Jan 17, 2008

While writing his articles from 2008 to 2011, Craig lived near Lynden and taught at both Whatcom Community College and Western Washington University. He was active in politics and ran for public office on a couple of occasions.

Articles by Craig Mayberry

We’re Screwed

By Craig MayberryOn Aug 01, 2011

For all the debate over spending and revenue, a few convenient facts seem to be ignored by most politicians and media.  A simple graph shows the fundamental problem.  [...]

The Cost of Local Food

By Craig MayberryOn Mar 10, 2011

There has been a lot of conversation about local food and one of the criticisms has been its high cost.  Local meat does cost more, but it is important [...]

Question on Violence

By Craig MayberryOn Jan 11, 2011

There have been lots of political conversations in recent days on the use of violent rhetoric and lots of calls to tone down the rhetoric.  It got me thinking [...]

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Recent comments

"I think two things are becoming increasingly clear.  The democratic party is truly the statist party, the lover of big government and big business.  The democrats claim it [...]

Nov 06, 2013 on
Health Insurance Scams - Washington Not Spared

"John,  by the way I also have to take issue with your “But that does not slow down you nor other conservatives on other blogs and online forums from [...]

Oct 02, 2013 on
How the Coal Industry Funneled $40,000 into Whatcom

"John,  I was referring to this comment that he made below “This story needs to get out. I know the conservatives are deeply concerned about Washington Conservation Voters getting [...]

Oct 02, 2013 on
How the Coal Industry Funneled $40,000 into Whatcom

"I appreciate the hypocrisy.  Washington Conservation Voters spending huge amounts of money on local candidates is only mildly distressing, but the coal industry now that is another story and [...]

Oct 02, 2013 on
How the Coal Industry Funneled $40,000 into Whatcom

"This is all just a game.  The republicans are not going to shut down the government for very long.  Obamacare will continue and will fall under its own [...]

Oct 01, 2013 on
Government is Good