Opinion

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

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 13

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

  • Jan 13, 2018

New council takes big first step backward | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Before a full house Tuesday night, the newly-sworn-in Bainbridge Island City Council stopped the design effort for the pedestrian bridge over Highway… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

Sock It To Me: ‘Laugh-In’ Turns 50 | Tyrades!

Am I excited about the upcoming (Jan. 22) 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking NBC comedy-variety series “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In”? You bet your sweet bippy!… Continue reading

On Immigration, Trump is Rudderless | Dick Polman

It was awesome this week to watch Donald Trump in action — or, more accurately, inaction. Clearly stung by Michael Wolff’s true portrayal, in “Fire… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Jan. 12

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

  • Jan 12, 2018

Governance by gaslighting | Tom H. Hastings

My father once told me that a man who worked with him told him that his wife walked in on him in flagrante delicto with… Continue reading