Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, June 28

Today’s cartoon is by Nate Beeler, The Columbus Dispatch.… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2018

Stand up for your fellow citizens | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thanks for printing the shocking update on the sad state of the millions in poverty, victims of an outright war in our… Continue reading

  • Jun 27, 2018

Let Sarah Sanders Eat in Peace | John L. Micek

You’d think a pan-seared pork chop wouldn’t come freighted with political baggage. But politics, and that pork chop ($28, with Wades Mill Goat cheese grits,… Continue reading

Reaching and listening across the divide | Richie Davis

When 18 Leverett, Massachussetts residents launched their grassroots effort just after the 2016 Election, they were struggling to understand how the political opposites of their… Continue reading

The Photo with Borderline Truth | Peter Funt

The little girl at the border with tears in her eyes. We saw her on front pages, on TV newscasts and on the cover of… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, June 27

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

  • Jun 27, 2018

Trump’s 74th week in office | In cartoons

We need just three words to describe what’s become of our country during Donald J. Trump’s 74th week in the White House: Children in cages.… Continue reading

A mockery of our democracy | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My parents were Holocaust survivors. After the war, they smuggled my brother and me across many borders, to escape anti-semitism. Eventually the… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2018

This is Us | Blair Bess

This is us, America. This is who we are at this precise moment in time. A nation that separates families. A nation that interns children… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, June 26

Today’s cartoon is by Bruce Plante, Tulsa World.… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2018

Trump, Kin and the Nuclear Status Quo | Robert C. Koehler

Peace, love and Donald Trump? I get the skepticism regarding the tentative nuclear disarmament agreement the president and Kim Jong-un reached last week, but not… Continue reading

Vlad’s man in the White House | Tom H. Hastings

OK, if you are the brutal authoritarian ruler of Russia and you want more global power, what is your fantasy about your enemies in the… Continue reading

Bridge is better somewhere else | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I oppose a pedestrian/cylist bridge crossing Highway 305 at Vineyard Lane because it serves only the commuting cyclist, a narrow segment of… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2018

Children in cages create glimmers of the moral reserve | Patrick T. Hiller

Are children in cages the turning point? Under huge public pressure, President Trump issued an executive order that instead of children being put in cages,… Continue reading

Separation of Immigrant Families Is Institutionalized Cruelty | José-Antonio Orosco

As I listened to the recording of immigrant kids crying because they were being separated from their parents, I heard the Border Patrol agent joke… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, June 25

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

  • Jun 25, 2018

A primary vote that matters | The Petri Dish

Washington may have a meaningful Presidential Primary in 2020. If it happens, Bernie Sanders and Ron Paul will be among those to thank. This week… Continue reading

Should College Freshmen Pick Their Own Roommates? | Tyrades!

According to the Washington Post, at some universities, nearly 50 percent of first-year students have already screened and selected a roommate before moving into a… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, June 24

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

  • Jun 24, 2018

Boom Times in the Golden State | Peter Funt

SAN FRANCISCO - Welcome to the Hotel California. You can check out any time you like but, to paraphrase the Eagles, your money can never… Continue reading