Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Aug. 29

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

  • Aug 29, 2018

Democratic Diversity is Making America Great Again | Dick Polman

Let’s begin with a biographical sketch, a very 21st-century American dream. When David Hallquist was a child attending Catholic schools in Syracuse, New York, he… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Aug. 28

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

  • Aug 28, 2018

Lock him up! Lock him up! The Flipper regime | Tom H. Hastings

His karma is headed over the cliff. They are finding the witches, eh? Michael Cohen, his fixer lawyer, pleads out, flipping off Trump. His campaign… Continue reading

Recreating the Wilderness | Robert C. Koehler

The science gets ever more dire. The politics runs the other way. We’ve claimed hold of the planet, but cluelessly, like the sorcerer’s apprentice. Welcomed… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Aug. 27

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

  • Aug 27, 2018

Senator John McCain: In Memory

Newspaper cartoonists from across the country penned tributes to U.S. Senator John McCain following his death Saturday at the age of 81. Contributing artists to… Continue reading

Expand, Don’t Restrict, Voters’ Access to the Polls | Lee H. Hamilton

There are times when I’m convinced the progress of this country can be measured through our ballot laws. Think about it. Over the course of… Continue reading

Middle America, Are You Ready For Your Face Tattoos? | Tyrades!

Like many kids, I had a dalliance with washable temporary tattoos. As a teen, I tried (unsuccessfully) to market a comic strip about a tattoo… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Aug. 26

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

  • Aug 26, 2018

Supreme Court review is next | The Petri Dish

The fate of a sweeping gun control ballot measure is in the hands of the state Supreme Court and everything should work out fine for… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Aug. 25

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

  • Aug 25, 2018

Trump’s 82nd week in office | In cartoons

Week 82 in the White House for President Donald J. Trump, and the country was again reminded that “truth” is the enemy of the people.… Continue reading

Saving Democracy | Mel Gurtov

Writing on democracy, I’m reminded of a great old Stevie Wonder song, “Love’s in Need of Love Today.” Democracy is in need of love today:… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Aug. 24

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

  • Aug 24, 2018

No excuse for fake news rhetoric | Guest Viewpoint

The plight of a grieving orca who continues to carry her dead calf for weeks is reported by the Seattle Times. The Spokane Spokesman-Review lets… Continue reading

For Manafort and Cohen, the Truth and Nothing But the Truth | Blair Bess

There may be hope for the American judicial system. The felony convictions of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is evidence of this, as is… Continue reading

This Column Is a Column | Peter Funt

“Things are seldom what they seem,” the playful lyric in Gilbert & Sullivan’s “H.M.S. Pinafore,” could well be an anthem for the Trump White House.… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Aug. 23

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

  • Aug 23, 2018

Another Week Under Trumpocracy | Mel Gurtov

Some takeaways from another week under He Who Would Be Emperor: “All politics is local.” Speaking to local issues rather than echoing the official mantra… Continue reading