Opinion

What Democratic Socialism Is and Is Not | Lawrence Wittner

In recent weeks, Donald Trump and other Republicans have begun to tar their Democratic opponents with the “socialist” brush, contending that the adoption of socialist… Continue reading

 

Our Future is Bright Again | Guest Viewpoint

It was a refreshing moment at a recent city council meeting when Mayor Kol Medina said we were were witnessing the making of public policy… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2019

 

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, March 24

Today’s cartoon is by Jeff Koterba, Omaha World Herald.… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2019

 

BI deserves leaders worthy of our respect | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Since the Bainbridge Island City Council has been in the news lately, this is a good time to remind Islanders of the… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2019

Billions more to spend | The Petri Dish

Let the budget games begin. Lawmakers learned Wednesday how much the state is expected to collect in taxes during the next two-year budget cycle. It’s… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, March 23

Today’s cartoon is by Jeff Koterba, Omaha World Herald.… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2019

California and the Death Penalty | Peter Funt

SAN FRANCISCO - Gov. Gavin Newsom has not only acted swiftly to save 737 souls on California’s death row, but he has also had the… Continue reading

Sakai students will help recycle your bags | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Please help Sakai students win the National Trex Challenge by collecting more plastic film than any other school in the United States.… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Friday, March 22

Today’s cartoon is by David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star.… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019

Putting Our Better Angels to Work | Robert C. Koehler

Nationalists — white or otherwise — need “invasions” on a regular basis in order to stay revved up and equal to the cause. Thus: “We… Continue reading

Are You Ready for A Cashless Society? | Tyrades!

Cash is king — but here comes the guillotine! I’ve heard numerous stories about pennies and nickels costing more to mint than they’re worth. But… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, March 21

Today’s cartoon is by David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star.… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2019

Trump’s 111th week in office | In cartoons

America: Land of the free. Offer void where prohibited. Welcome to our continuing cartoon chronicle of the 45th president. Here’s our look back at Donald… Continue reading

The Rich Are No Smarter Than You | Matthew Johnson

Nothing makes me angrier than stupid rich people getting unfair advantages. These same entitled rich people then turn around and fight against so-called “entitlement” programs… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, March 20

Today’s cartoon is by Nate Beeler, The Columbus Dispatch.… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2019

Rich Is As Rich Does | Raging Moderate

Stop the presses. Hold the phone. Call the queen. Ring a bell. Do the math. Cut the cheese. Bring the hurt. Mind the gap. Get… Continue reading

Thanks for your work for the common good | Letter for the editor

To the editor: One of the most inspiring things in life is seeing people work for the common good. One recent example is Olaf Ribeiro… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2019

Presidential Hopeful Pete Buttigieg (Who?!) Elevates Our Discourse | Dick Polman

Pete Buttigieg isn’t likely to be the next Democratic presidential nominee, Most people have no clue who he is, don’t know how to pronounce his… Continue reading

Judging U.S. War Crimes | Kathy Kelly

Chelsea Manning, who bravely exposed atrocities committed by the U.S. military, is again imprisoned in a U.S. jail. On International Women’s Day, March 8, 2019,… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, March 19

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News.… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2019