Opinion

PC Culture’s Class Blindspot | Matthew Johnson

In a lecture at the Heartland Festival last year, the Slovenian social philosopher Slavoj Zizek pointed out that proponents of political correctness (PC) often do… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Jan. 1

Today’s cartoon is by Stephane Peray, Thailand.… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2019

When Being Liberal Isn’t Liberal Enough | Blair Bess

As the 116th Congress convenes in Washington this week, one of the more interesting spectacles to take place will be the seating of Democratic Socialist… Continue reading

Celebrities We’ll Lose In 2019 | Tyrades!

Okay, maybe it’s a little misleading for me to headline a column “Celebrities We’ll Lose In 2019.” I’m not in possession of a crystal ball… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Jan. 3

Today’s cartoon is by Stephane Peray, Thailand.… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2019

What a Changing Climate Means for Government | Lee H. Hamilton

Looking back at 2018’s weather-related news, it seems clear that this was the year climate change became unavoidable. I don’t mean that the fires in… Continue reading

Five secrets to success for city’s next tax levy | Letter to the editor

Here’s what it would take for me to vote “yes” on a roads and trails levy: 1. Get rid of the silly acronyms. 2. Stand… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 2

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

  • Jan 2, 2019

Trump’s 100th week in office | In cartoons

We made it to 100. Who’da thunk? Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s centennial week… Continue reading

A New Year | In cartoons

Happy New Year, y’all! Here’s a collection of cartoons to herald in 2019. Contributing artists are: Arcadio Esquivel, Costa Rica Emad Hajjaj, Alaraby Aljadeed newspaper,… Continue reading

Happy New Year – 2019

Happy New Year from the staff of the Bainbridge Island Review. Art by Pavel Constantin, Romania.… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 1

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

  • Jan 1, 2019

2019 Precap | Peter Funt

Wondering if things will change for the better in the New Year? Here’s a handy clip ‘n’ save Precap of news certain to occur during… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Dec. 31

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

  • Dec 31, 2018

The United States is First in War, But Trailing in Crucial Aspects of Modern Civilization | Lawrence Wittner

Maybe those delirious crowds chanting “USA, USA” have got something. When it comes to military power, the United States reigns supreme. Newsweek reported in March… Continue reading

Inslee Revives Old Tax Idea | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — An old idea for boosting tax receipts is getting revived and repurposed for 2019. Gov. Jay Inslee is suggesting a new way of… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Dec. 30

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

  • Dec 30, 2018

Should we rethink presidential powers? | Wim Laven

On Dec. 18th it was agreed that Donald Trump’s charitable foundation would be dissolved. The decision was reached as a result of findings that Donald… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Dec. 29

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

  • Dec 29, 2018

Are Republicans Finally Smelling the Trumpster Fire? | Dick Polman

Did my ears deceive me? Did I actually hear Pat Toomey, a Pennsylvania Republicans and one of Trump’s infamous abetters, actually warn us that the… Continue reading