Opinion

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

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, June 23

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

  • Jun 23, 2018

Trump’s 73rd week in office | In cartoons

This is not going to end soon. Or end very pretty. We’re talking about this week’s cartoon chronicle of the 45th president. This week’s gallery… Continue reading

Congrats, Class of 2018 | In Our Opinion

We have great expectations for you, Class of 2018. Even though eyes may tear as you prepare to embark on this great new chapter of… Continue reading

Trump Wants Credit. Don’t Give Him Any | John L. Micek

Earlier this week, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., thought reports of children being brutally separated from their parents at the United States’ southern border with… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, June 22

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News.… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2018

Hey Leadership! Let Congress Work | Lee H. Hamilton

There aren’t many people who would argue that Congress is working well these days. It’s been 24 years since it passed a comprehensive budget without… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, June 21

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley, The Salt Lake Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2018

What Happened? Assessing the Singapore Summit | Mel Gurtov

“Peace and prosperity,” “lasting and stable peace,” “peace regime,” “denuclearization,” “new U.S.-DPRK relations” — these fine words and phrases dominate the joint statement of Donald… Continue reading

Will Trump’s Kid Cruelty Sink the GOP in November? | Dick Polman

It may seem crass to discuss the potential political impact of Trump’s family separation policy — especially when we can hear the kids wailing for… Continue reading

King Donald | Raging Moderate

The president’s lawyers must wake up every morning wondering if they’re in the throes of a mescaline fever dream. Which altered reality will they have… Continue reading

Trump’s Hobbesian trade war | Tom H. Hastings

Now comes the Trump Trade War, his Bellum omnium contra omnes, war of all against all. It is the most spiritless, cynical, pessimistic perspective on… Continue reading