Opinion

Road to Ruin: Trump’s Middle East Retreat | Mel Gurtov

The flight of the generals is now complete with the resignation of General James Mattis — the last of the four generals to depart, and… Continue reading

Affordable homes could be part of plan | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Recently another reader suggested creating a parking garage to resolve the parking/driving situation in downtown Winslow, rather than the complicated, confusing (and… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2018

Guns, helmets and soju proposals queued up for 2019 Session | The Petri Dish

Know this motorcycle owners, soju drinkers and gun buyers: There are lawmakers trying to make your life a little easier. With the 2019 Session rapidly… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Dec. 26

Today’s cartoon is by Schot, De Volkskrant, Netherlands.… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2018

Lasting Lessons from the Christmas Truce | Wim Laven

In 1914 violent conflict was raging. There was global suffering of a scale previously unknown, and it was known as the Great War (until 21-plus… Continue reading

A Christmas Miracle? USA stopping a war? | Kary Love

President Trump has “commander in chiefed” an end to the illegal U.S. role in the war in Syria. And there are reports the Commander in… Continue reading

News Flash: The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from The Tyree | Tyrades!

Sentimental fool that I am, a recent change in my son’s extracurricular activities was like an early Christmas gift. Gideon has joined the staff of… Continue reading

Christmas cartoons

A collection of holiday funnies for Christmas Day. Contributing artists are: Dario Castillejos, Oaxaca, Mexico Bob Englehart, Middletown, Connecticut Nate Beeler, The Columbus Dispatch David… Continue reading

Merry Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas from the Bainbridge Island Review. Artwork by Dario Castillejos of Oaxaca, Mexico.… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Dec. 25

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

  • Dec 25, 2018

Apollo 8, Christmas Eve 1968 and a Message for Today | Tyrades!

1968 was a year desperately in need of a Merry Christmas. The year had seen student protests worldwide, the Tet Offensive in the Vietnam War,… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Dec. 24

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

  • Dec 24, 2018

Your donations can help immigrants | Letter to the editor

To the editor: This year, One Call For All is spotlighting Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center (KIAC), a nonprofit providing services to immigrants throughout the West… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2018

Should There Be a TV Ban on Kellyanne? | Dick Polman

We’re nearing the midpoint of Donald Trump’s first-term tenure — assuming he makes it to the finish line — yet we in the media still… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Dec. 23

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

  • Dec 23, 2018

The Political Landscape Ahead | Lee H. Hamilton

In the days following George H.W. Bush’s death, it was impossible to ignore the mood that settled over much of the country: a yearning for… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Dec. 22

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

  • Dec 22, 2018

Border Security | Robert C. Koehler

It’s the phrase “border security” that freezes my soul every time I hear it uttered, every time I see it in print — so simplistically… Continue reading

Impeach, Indict and Sanction | Kary Love

I still like to start with the words of the Constitution which, being a declaration of the ordinary People, the words have ordinary and usual… Continue reading

The End of the NRA? Business magazines tell activists: The strategy is working | Rivera Sun

Good news for humanity: The NRA is weakening. The gun-lobbying group is in “deep financial trouble,” Fortune Magazine reported, and warns that the NRA may… Continue reading