Opinion

Islanders support Island Cup tourney | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thank you Bainbridge Island! On behalf of Bainbridge Island FC, I’d like to thank the entire community for their patience and support… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2018

 

My Dad Deserved an Emmy | Peter Funt

In the history of television, during which thousands of network entertainment programs have come and gone, only one show has produced new episodes in each… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2018

 

On Dealing with China | Mel Gurtov

A Self-Confident China Ever since China’s economic reforms began in 1978, the goal of U.S. foreign policy has been to “manage” China’s rise so that… Continue reading

 

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Sept. 19

Today’s cartoon is by Patrick Chappatte, The New York Times.… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2018

Trump’s 85th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at the disasters (man-made, each one) that marked Donald J. Trump’s 85th week… Continue reading

We need to pass Initiative 1631 | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I was raised in Washington state, third generation. My family lived in eastern Washington, where the summers are hot and the winters… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2018

Hurricane Trump, Season 2 | Wim Laven

A year ago I wrote about the problems in Houston, I wrote with great frustration about political expedience, poor planning and supreme errors in judgment… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Sept. 18

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle.… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2018

Ballots still arrive late for many | The Petri Dish

Even with the postage paid, thousands of Washington voters didn’t get their ballots in on time for the August primary. Collectively, auditors rejected 17,167 ballots… Continue reading

Hunger Walk helps those without | Guest Viewpoint

I have never been hungry. Well, let me be more specific — I have never been hungry enough to put my health in jeopardy. And,… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Sept. 17

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

  • Sep 17, 2018

Do You Hate Shaving? | Tyrades!

“Stubble” is my middle name. No, not really. But I do find myself occupying that No Man’s Land…er, LOTS of Men’s Land… of not wanting… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Sept. 16

Today’s cartoon is by Bruce Plante, Tulsa World.… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2018

Jimmy Carter’s uncommon decency | Peter Funt

PLAINS, Ga. - The antithesis of Donald Trump and his administration can be studied, at least for those willing to drive 150 miles south from… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Sept. 15

Today’s cartoon is by RJ Matson, CQ Roll Call.… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2018

A much unwanted victory | The Petri Dish

A much-divided state Supreme Court blew up an unusual compromise when it concluded that Initiative 940, which would rewrite Washington law on the use of… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Sept. 14

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

  • Sep 14, 2018

All Talk, No Action: A Republican Metaphor | Dick Polman

Congressional Republicans continue to abet and excuse Donald Trump’s relentless assaults on democratic norms and the rule of law. But if we were to focus… Continue reading

Having Adults in the White House is Supposed To Be Normal | John L. Micek

We have been informed, twice now this week, that there are alleged “adults” in Donald Trump’s White House who are supposedly acting as a hedge… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Sept. 13

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

  • Sep 13, 2018