Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Friday, May 31

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

  • May 31, 2019

Trump’s 121st week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at President Donald J. Trump’s 121st week in the White House. This week’s… Continue reading

Russia wins, but it isn’t over yet | Wim Laven

On May 29 Robert Mueller, Special Counsel of the Department of Justice told us: “If we had confidence the president clearly did not commit a… Continue reading

She Remembers a Time When Abortion was Illegal | John L. Micek

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Jessica Marquez-Gates is old enough to remember an America before Roe v. Wade. It was an America where women “douched with caustic… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, May 30

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

  • May 30, 2019

We’re doomed if we don’t stop idling | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We’re doomed. I can’t park in a lot on Bainbridge without encountering someone idling his or her car. Once in a while,… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2019

How About a Peace Race Instead of an Arms Race? | Lawrence Wittner

In late April, the highly-respected Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reported that, in 2018, world military expenditures rose to a record $1.82 trillion. The biggest… Continue reading

Another Fake ‘Emergency’ | Mel Gurtov

Just a few months ago Saudi Arabia’s leader, Mohammed bin-Salman (MBS), was on the defensive. He had authorized the murder of an independent journalist, his… Continue reading

Thanks for supporting our Bike to School Day | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thanks to so many for making Bike to School Day 2019 such a great day. I can’t speak for everyone, but from… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, May 29

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

  • May 29, 2019

Fake News About Energy, Clean And Dirty | Tom H. Hastings

I used to listen to Freakonomics, an interesting podcast, until it called nuclear energy clean and nonpolluting. I haven’t listened to any since. I really… Continue reading

Day of Bad Memory | Wim Laven

The frustration I experience with dishonest politics reached a peak with Memorial Day this year. I saw protest signs and memes to the effect of:… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, May 28

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

  • May 28, 2019

The people Trump wants are here now | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The younger more educated immigrants that Trump prefers, ARE the dreamers. PJ McEWAN Bainbridge Island… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Monday, May 27

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

  • May 27, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, May 26

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow, Columbia, Missouri.… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2019

Internet Privacy | Raging Moderate

Internet privacy. Forget about it. It’s another of those oxymorons you hear so much about; like gluten-free dim sum or fully satisfied “Game of Thrones”… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, May 25

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

  • May 25, 2019

Inslee Packs One-Two Punch | The Petri Dish

In the final round of bill signing Tuesday, Gov. Jay Inslee unleashed a one-two combo of executive power the likes of which state lawmakers had… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, May 24

Today’s cartoon is by Kevin Siers, The Charlotte Observer.… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019