Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Jan. 18

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Whamond, Canada, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2019

 

What About Open Borders? | Robert C. Koehler

There are things that go unquestioned in the national discussion. Because this is a country wrapped in fear and self-importance, the basic, unchallenged premise determining… Continue reading

 

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Jan. 17

Today’s cartoon is by Bob Englehart, Middletown, Connecticut.… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2019

 

Prohibition: The Countdown To 100 Years | Tyrades!

It’s time to brush up on your knowledge of speakeasies, bathtub gin, demon rum, homebrew, bootlegging and other icons of the Roaring Twenties. January 16… Continue reading

Border ‘Crisis’ Distracts Us From the True National Emergency | Dick Polman

Are we capable of connecting two dots? The fake border crisis distracts us from the true national emergency: A suspected Russian asset sits in the… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 16

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley, The Salt Lake Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2019

Adjust | Tom H. Hastings

“They’ll make adjustments. They always do.” So said Donald Trump when a reporter asked him about the millions of people directly affected by his shutdown.… Continue reading

Trump’s 102nd week in office | In cartoons

He’s still around, so that means we are, too. Our cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump in the White House continues with the former (?)… Continue reading

We’re voting ‘yes’ for schools, community | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My family, like many others, moved to the Island because of its strong public schools. Our public schools are truly the heart… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2019

The Wall Already Exists — In Our Hearts and Minds | Matthew Johnson

My favorite album of all time is Pink Floyd’s “The Wall.” It should be re-released given the current (manufactured) crisis. I’m not surprised that Roger… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 15

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2019

Do We Really Need Billionaires? | Lawrence Wittner

According to numerous reports, the world’s billionaires keep increasing in number and, especially, in wealth. In March 2018, Forbes reported that it had identified 2,208… Continue reading

BHS alums support the new capital levy | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are the proud products of the Bainbridge Island School District and we want to ensure our schools remain strong for the… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2019

Donald J. Trump: Master of Disaster | Blair Bess

Threats to withhold federal emergency relief funds to aid victims of the forest fires that recently ravaged California offer further evidence that Donald J. Trump… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Jan. 14

Today’s cartoon is by Bob Englehart, Middletown, Connecticut.… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2019

Vote to keep BHS as a state-of-the-art school | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Our two children will graduate from Bainbridge High School in 2030 and 2034. We are confident they will be well-equipped with critical… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2019

Male-only No More | The Petri Dish

Frank Chopp’s reign as speaker of the state House of Representatives will end soon. The Seattle Democrat, the longest serving speaker in state history and… Continue reading

No Oscar Host? No Problem! | Peter Funt

It seems this year’s Academy Awards will be conducted using a no-host format, now that Kevin Hart and his dossier of homophobic wisecracks have been… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Jan. 13

Today’s cartoon is by Taylor Jones, Hoover Digest.… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2019

The Illegal Immigrant Story Trump Isn’t Telling You | John L. Micek

If you passed Max Acuna on the street or on your way to work, or any one of those hundreds of places where people cross… Continue reading