Opinion

Nothing Pro-Family About Influential Conservative Council | John L. Micek

The conservative Family Research Council is out with its latest congressional scorecard. Shocking no one, it’s yet another reminder that the conservative organization’s overwhelming interest… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, March 16

Today’s cartoon is by Bob Englehart, Middletown, Connecticut.… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2019

Upcoming panel will address opioid use disorder | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The statistics are startling: As many Americans expected to die from drug overdoses in 2018 as died in the Vietnam, Iraq, and… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2019

America Stuck on a Rollercoaster of Spin | Raging Moderate

The problem is more obvious than half a leech on the sneeze guard of a salad bar: We’re paying much too much attention. Our national… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, March 15

Today’s cartoon is by Christopher Weyant, The Boston Glo… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, March 14

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day, Tallahassee, Florida.… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019

Accountability Makes Good Government | Lee H. Hamilton

As various House committees gear up for a season of investigations and hearings on President Trump and his administration, a lot of people are worried… Continue reading

In Defense of Being Maladjusted | Tom H. Hastings

“I never intend to adjust myself to the evils of segregation and the crippling effects of discrimination. I never intend to adjust myself to the… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, March 13

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

  • Mar 13, 2019

Trump’s 110th week in office | In cartoons

It ain’t over until it’s over. On that happy note, our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at Trump’s 110th… Continue reading

U.S. Iran Policy: What is Great? | Alex McDonald

I returned last week from Iran as part of a 28-person peace delegation organized by Code Pink, a women-led peace and human rights organization. We… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, March 12

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

  • Mar 12, 2019

Let’s use our contacts and our voting power | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I’m happy Jay Inslee jumped into the huge group of contenders for the presidency. My husband Hal and I have been cheerleaders… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2019

Anyone can be a Citizen of the Year | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I am honored to be named as the Citizen of the Year by the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce, largely based on… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, March 10

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

  • Mar 11, 2019

Intuitive Eating: Eat Your Heart Out, Diet Industry! | Tyrades!

I’m seldom late to supper, but I am sometimes late to a topic. Right after I encountered several news items about the growing phenomenon of… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, March 11

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

  • Mar 11, 2019

Can We Divest from Weapons Dealers? | Kathy Kelly

Impoverished people living in numerous countries today would stand a far better chance of survival, and risk far less trauma, if weapon manufacturers such as… Continue reading

Trump’s bulls__t bull’s-eye | Steve Klinger

Whatever one might think about Donald Trump’s claim to be a “stable genius,” his rambling and seemingly unfocused rant of a speech to an enthusiastic… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, March 9

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

  • Mar 9, 2019