Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, March 5

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

  • Mar 5, 2019

The Squirming Buddha | Robert C. Koehler

The world hemorrhages. Refugees flow from its wounds. Is there a way to be innocent of this? People are washed ashore. They die of suffocation… Continue reading

Road workers earn praise for storm help | Letter to the editor

To the editor: This storm series was the worst I’ve seen in 35 years living on Bainbridge Island, with new bad weather every day. I… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019

Frankenstein would never let this one go | Letter to the editor

To the editor: If Frankenstein decided to make a monster assembled entirely from human flaws — he would make a Trump. And a remorseful Doctor… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019

Gullible’s Travels Starring President Trump | Blair Bess

If there’s a sucker born every minute, our commander-in-chief is clearly the man of the hour. What’s fascinating about this president is how an expert… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, March 4

Today’s cartoon is by Wolverton, Battle Ground, Washington.… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019

Trump’s 108th week in office | In cartoons

Our wall-to-wall cartoon coverage of the 45th president continues with an around-the-world view of Donald J. Trump’s 108th week in the White House. This week’s… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, March 3

Today’s cartoon is by Luojie, China Daily, China.… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2019

Are You Dying to Know Tomorrow’s Mood Today? | Tyrades!

According to NBC News, we are in the early stages of mood forecasting technology that could help stop bad moods even before they strike. (No,… Continue reading

Trump and Kim, Act II | Mel Gurtov

Trump was correct to describe denuclearization last June as a lengthy “process” that one summit meeting could not achieve. However, the second summit, in Hanoi… Continue reading

Democrats Have Much to Debate | Peter Funt

Democrats are moving quickly to address problems faced by both parties in the last presidential campaign concerning early stage debates. But whether the DNC’s new… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, March 2

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

  • Mar 2, 2019

Trump’s 107th week in office | In cartoons

Time for another trip down Memory Lane. Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president returns with a look back at Donald Trump’s 107th week in… Continue reading

What Two Republicans Tell Us About Today’s GOP | John L. Micek

The experience of two Republican lawmakers from Pennsylvania — a state that President Donald Trump won in 2016, and one that remains critical to his… Continue reading

When Will We Ever Learn? | Ellen Lindeen

On Tuesday evening, February 27, 2019, I attended a beautiful, yet painful, event, entitled, “Vigil in Remembrance of Those Affected by Gun Violence.” The event,… Continue reading

Give big government a big shot in the arm | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Democrats will never allow a border wall for one reason: Social Security. Illegal immigrants, far from straining social services, in fact are… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2019

The best candidates are already living here | Letter to the editor

To the editor: What is the basis for our local human resource department’s addiction to national searches to find the “very best candidate”? I have… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Friday, March 1

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Schorr, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2019

In Politics, You Need Priorities | Lee H. Hamilton

It’s been many decades now, but I still remember a piece of advice I got not long after entering Congress. It came in passing from… Continue reading

O.N.E. | Tom H. Hastings

Our National Embarrassment. Our National Emergency. There he is, residing for a minute in the White House, a minute that is the longest lucid American… Continue reading