Opinion

Baseless accusations: Shut it down? | Tom H. Hastings

Good morning. Your federal government is shut down. Trump said he thought that would be good. We will see if the portions of his base… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 20

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

  • Jan 20, 2018

Wolff’s Book Resonates Because Trump Keeps Confirming It | Dick Polman

Nobody is more stunned about the stratospheric sales of “Fire and Fury” than the guy who wrote it. Michael Wolff and I were talking backstage… Continue reading

Year One Report Card: Donald Trump Failing | Wim Laven

One year into his presidency Donald Trump has failed and is showing no growth in his role. As of Jan. 18, 2018, 53-58 percent of… Continue reading

Merit-Based Compassion | Peter Funt

President Trump’s vulgar language and racist views regarding immigration obfuscate serious debate over a key policy about which many reasonable people disagree. The buzzword is… Continue reading

Raw Water: Threat Or Menace? | Tyrades!

Thirty-plus years ago, aunt Addie Lee dropped in on the farmhouse that my parents used for storage and family cookouts. She quaffed a glass of… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Jan. 19

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

  • Jan 19, 2018

One Year In, Trump Remains His Own Worst Enemy | John L. Micek

When it came to a recent column about President Donald Trump’s preference for “executive time” that includes a healthy dose of cable news viewing and… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Jan. 18

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

  • Jan 18, 2018

The Presidency | Lee H. Hamilton

Because we live in such tumultuous political times, it’s easy to believe that today’s intense public focus on the Trump presidency is something new —… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 17

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

  • Jan 17, 2018

An Olympic Glimmer on the Horizon – North Korea and South Korea Stepping Down the Escalation Ladder | Patrick T. Hiller

The world is a month away from the PyeonChang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. My friends in South Korea have already bought tickets for… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 16

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Schorr, Cagle Cartoons.… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2018

The Year of ‘Nonviolence or Non-Existence’ | Rev. John Dear

It was early 1968. Since the previous spring Martin Luther King Jr. had been pursuing a course that for many was unthinkable. He had deliberately… Continue reading

Trump’s Comments Recall a Racist Past in Immigration Policy | Jose-Antonio Orosco

The condemnation of Trump’s remarks on immigration has been swift and widespread. Most of the denunciations cast his ideas as seriously out of line with… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Jan. 15

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

  • Jan 15, 2018

Trump’s 51st week in office | In cartoons

Speechless. Words escape us after President Trump’s comments on Haiti and African nations at the close of his 51st week in the White House. So… Continue reading

Credibility loss for the council | Letter to the editor

To the editor: We are among the thousands of islanders who oppose the 305 bridge and were shocked to hear about city council’s flip-flop on… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Jan. 14

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Schorr, Cagle Cartoons.… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2018

Promises made should be kept | In Our Opinion

“So this is what decisive leadership looks like.” That was the original opening sentence to last week’s editorial, and our opinion piece that praised the… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018