Opinion

Trump’s 115th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at President Donald J. Trump’s 115th week in the White House. This week’s… Continue reading

Do We Need More (Intentional) Comedians in Public Office? | Tyrades!

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. A priest, a rabbi and a minister walk into a polling place — and a comedian gets elected… Continue reading

Joy and smiles at the end of it all | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — Democratic lawmakers greeted the end of the 2019 Legislative Session with warm embraces, wide smiles, and for some, irrepressible joy. There was no… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, May 6

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

  • May 6, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, May 5

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

  • May 5, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, May 4

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

  • May 4, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Friday, May 3

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

  • May 3, 2019

Breaking the Grip of Militarism: The Story of Vieques | Lawrence Wittner

Vieques is a small Puerto Rican island with some 9,000 inhabitants. Fringed by palm treesand lovely beaches, it attracts substantial numbers of tourists. But, for… Continue reading

Drivers are to blame on Fletcher Bay Road | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As someone who has worked for many years designing processes, I always balked when someone came up with a “needed” change to… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2019

Impeachment and the Hamlet Conundrum | Raging Moderate

Everybody is talking about it. Well, around it: vacillating, cogitating, salivating, fluctuating, aspirating, constipating, meditating, figure-eighting, and to prove they’re serious, polling. We’re referring, of… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, May 2

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

  • May 2, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, May 1

Today’s cartoon is by Paresh Nath, The Khaleej Times, UAE.… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019

305 homeless camp requires action by city | Letter to the editor

To the editor: When is the city of Bainbridge Island going to do something about the homeless camp on Highway 305 near the intersection of… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, April 30

Today’s cartoon is by Nikola Listes, Croatia, politicalcartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2019

Most Americans Reject Trump’s “America First” Policy | Lawrence Wittner

As president, Donald Trump has leaned heavily upon what he has called an “America First” policy. This nationalist approach involves walking away from cooperative agreements… Continue reading

Official Lapdog Barr and the Mueller Report | Raging Moderate

The eagerly awaited report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Investigation was finally released, and it cleared up the situation like a forty-pound dirtball dropped from… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, April 29

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

  • Apr 29, 2019

Shakespeare Talks about Peace | Ellen Birkett Lindeen

April 23 is the day the world celebrates what is thought to be Shakespeare’s day of birth, and then 52 years later, definitely his day… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, April 28

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

  • Apr 28, 2019

Best session ever for Inslee | The Petri Dish

Jay Inslee looks to be enjoying his best legislative session as governor. By the time it wraps up, the Democratic governor should get 15 of… Continue reading