Opinion

Rotary International as a Model for Statecraft | Winslow Myers

The established paradigm of nation-states formulating their policies on the basis of a limited vision of self-interest is dissolving on every level. Games of chicken… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, July 24

Today’s cartoon is by Arcadio Esquivel of Costa Rica.… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2019

Mueller’s Testimony: Impeachment Accelerant or Anticlimax? | Dick Polman

Remember the now-distant days when we Americans who closely track Donald Trump’s lies and lawlessness waited in great anticipation for “Mueller Time”? That historic reckoning… Continue reading

Let’s Not Just Focus on Elections, But on How We Elect | Lee H. Hamilton

A few years ago, I was at a polling place here in Indiana where a long line of people stood waiting to vote. A woman… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, July 23

Today’s cartoon is by Daryl Cagle, CagleCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2019

Trump’s 128th week in office | In cartoons

What else can we say? Tanks for the memories. Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at President Donald J.… Continue reading

Hollywood Says Hooray for Mayor Pete | Peter Funt

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Mayor Pete Buttigieg, the Democrats’ wunderkind from South Bend, Indiana, has made only a modest mark in national polls, yet he’s… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, July 23

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

  • Jul 22, 2019

Fighting climate change means ending war | Robert C. Koehler

“The easy movement of high ranking military officers into jobs with major defense contractors and the reverse movement of top executives in major defense contractors… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, July 21

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

  • Jul 21, 2019

Republicans are Complicit in Trump’s Racism | John L. Micek

The next time a Republican tries to tell you that he or she is an heir to the legacy of Abraham Lincoln, remind them that… Continue reading

‘Full Faith’ For Now | The Petri Dish

The men and women responsible for running elections in Washington’s 39 counties are nervous that something, or several, will go awry with the Aug. 6… Continue reading

Apollo 11 Golden Anniversary: Something for Everyone? | Tyrades!

I feared that the upcoming 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing might get eclipsed by other celebrations (the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, July 20

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle.… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2019

The Mighty Pen Strikes Out | Peter Funt

His portfolio of editorial cartoons in hand, Burris Jenkins Jr. arrived for a job interview at The New York American one day in 1931 and… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

Shameless | Tom H. Hastings

Trump rally participants chanted about Ilhan Omar: “Send her back! Send her back!” They are shameless so I feel shame for them. Antifa bullies punched… Continue reading

Trump’s Racist Tweets: A Foretaste of Toxic 2020 | Dick Polman

White racism was at the root of Donald Trump’s 2016 candidacy, and so it will be again in 2020. Either we decisively reject it at… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, July 19

Today’s cartoon is by RJ Matson, CQ Roll Call.… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

Greenwashing the White House | Raging Moderate

In a recent speech by the president, the former golf resort magnate claimed his administration had done more for the environment than any other presidency,… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, July 18

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

  • Jul 18, 2019