Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, May 12

Today’s cartoon is by Mike Keefe, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2018

Trump’s 67th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues in this, the 67th week of Donald J. Trump in the White House. Arcadio Esquivel, Costa Rica… Continue reading

Dangerous Fallout when Trump Blows Up Deals | Wim Laven

Trump’s detonation of the Iran Deal is a monumental disaster. On the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the Iran Deal), dozens of retired generals and… Continue reading

Fear and Opportunity in Immigration Politics | Andrew Moss

With each passing week, the battle of words over immigration intensifies, as Trump administration officials continue honing their favorite rhetorical weapon: fear. This past week,… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, May 11

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

  • May 11, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, May 10

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

  • May 10, 2018

The Dangers of Debt | Lee H. Hamilton

Politicians and commentators these days like to point to an array of threats to our constitutional system. There’s one, though, that doesn’t get nearly as… Continue reading

Our politicians deserve our scrutiny | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Embarrassing, as defined, means “causing embarrassment” and synonyms include words such as humiliating and shameful. This defines the Bainbridge Island City Council.… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, May 9

Today’s cartoon is by Ed Wexler, CagleCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, May 8

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune.… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2018

Trump’s Artful Dodging | Peter Funt

Sometimes it takes a year or more for a president’s strengths to come into focus. In Donald Trump’s case, it is now clear that he… Continue reading

Highway 305 bridge is a safety issue | Letter to the editor

To the editor Early in his campaign, Matt Tirman, who had not previously engaged in local issues during his short time on the island, announced… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Monday, May 7

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

  • May 7, 2018

Republican challenges are few | The Petri Dish

Democratic Congressman Rick Larsen of Everett is getting his re-election campaign formally under way this week with events in communities throughout the 2nd District he’s… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, May 6

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

  • May 6, 2018

The Royal Wedding: Something For Everyone | Tyrades!

I’m an early riser, so I may very well watch the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19, just as I watched… Continue reading

Congress has our tax money, so let’s tell them how to spend it | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Kudos to the AARP volunteers helping with people with income tax preparation. (“Tax time cometh | Photo of the day 4/13” by… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, May 5

Today’s cartoon is by Manny Francisco, Manila, The Phillippines.… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2018

Rudy and His Fox News Farce | Dick Polman

Rudy Giuliani’s first big televised gig as a Trump attorney, a tragicomedy Wednesday night on Fox News, stirred my memories of the old New York… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, May 4

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

  • May 4, 2018