Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Oct. 11

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

  • Oct 11, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Oct. 10

Today’s cartoon is by Stephane Peray, Thailand.… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2018

What’s Happened to the Big Wage Increases Promised by Republicans? | Lawrence Wittner

The recent announcement by the founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, that his company would give substantial raises to its lowest-paid employees should not blind us… Continue reading

Public input needed on WSF’s long-range plan | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The recent news coverage of ferry issues is much appreciated. It is important to shine a spotlight on the ferry system to… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2018

Kavanaugh Huffs and Puffs His Way to the Supreme Court | Raging Moderate

Brett Kavanaugh’s pathway to the Supreme Court has been more circuitous than a drunken snake’s slide down a bobsled run. No matter whether you were… Continue reading

Why Conservatives (Still) Like Kavanaugh | Matthew Johnson

Senator Collins should be proud of herself. She will now potentially go down in history as the woman who made the overthrow of Roe v.… Continue reading

Vote ‘yes’ on I-1639 and prevent more tragedies | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are writing today in support of Initiative 1639, Safe Schools, Safe Communities, which represents the most comprehensive gun safety initiative put… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Oct. 9

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

  • Oct 9, 2018

He’s not on the ballot but Inslee is campaigning like it | The Petri Dish

Gov. Jay Inslee’s name isn’t on the ballot in November. But he is raising and spending more money than just about everyone who is vying… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Oct. 8

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

  • Oct 8, 2018

Parents, Do You Know Where Your Love Letters Are? | Tyrades!

Maybe I shouldn’t share something so personal with the world, but…my love affair with books continues unabated. I’ve just finished Willie Nelson’s autobiography (“It’s A… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Oct. 7

Today’s cartoon is by Gatis Sluka, Latvijas Avize, Latvia.… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2018

‘Self-Made’ Trump was a Millionaire in Elementary School | John L. Micek

Back in October 2016, when she was asked to explain how it was that then-candidate Donald Trump managed to overcome his fantastic wealth and connect… Continue reading

Corporate Names Go From Dollars to Donuts | Peter Funt

It seems that in the age of abbreviated communication, where “r u ok?” passes for a sentence, and KFC is a place that used to… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Oct. 6

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

  • Oct 6, 2018

There’s One Big Loser in the Kavanaugh Fight | Dick Polman

As we sift the mounting wreckage of the Brett Kavanaugh nomination, what happened in 1992 seems quite pertinent. That year, when the U.S, Supreme Court… Continue reading

When Donny Met Kim: A Love Story | Blair Bess

The president’s bad breakup with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G7 apparently left him feeling vulnerable and angry. He was a man ripe… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Oct. 5

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

  • Oct 5, 2018

Making the Transition: Incoming freshmen and parents get inspiration of HOPE for the new school year | Teenage Pressure Cooker

The school year is in full swing as are the jitters that go with it — both for new students and parents. Spartan Startup Orientation… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2018

From Carswell to Kavanaugh | Robert C. Koehler

These words did in G. Harrold Carswell nearly five decades ago: “I am Southern by ancestry, birth, training, inclination, belief and practice. And I believe… Continue reading