Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Oct. 26

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

  • Oct 26, 2018

Do You Have An Irrational Fear of Halloween? | Tyrades!

My son Gideon will not be trick-or-treating this year. It’s not because of any fear of ghosties and ghoulies, mind you. We decided last year… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Oct. 25

Today’s cartoon is by Dale Cummings, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2018

Why Do Only Some Lives Matter? | Robert C. Koehler

What would it take for everyone’s life to matter as much as Jamal Khashoggi’s? I ask this question over at the edge of the news,… Continue reading

Truth and Reconciliation for Gender-based Offenses | Matthew Johnson

I was very inspired by the bold New York Times piece “Eight Stories of Men’s Regret,” published in response to the polarized debate over now-Justice… Continue reading

The Midterm Intervention | Raging Moderate

It’s such a hoary old chestnut, the phrase should be roasting on an open fire right about now. “This will be the most important election… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Oct. 24

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow, Columbia Missourian.… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

Arizona Mirrors the Midterm Divide | Peter Funt

PHOENIX - The race to pick a new U.S. Senator from Arizona underscores the tenor, tactics and tightness of the 2018 midterm elections. Two admired… Continue reading

Evolution of Religion | Kary Love

Science answers many questions but not of morality or wisdom. Human judgment is responsible there. But morality began with evolution. It was useful work that… Continue reading

Stop making excuses and vote for Prop. 1 | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Isn’t it about time we citizens on Bainbridge did something about climate change? Our per capita emissions are higher than the rest… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Oct. 23

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

  • Oct 23, 2018

Deal me out: Trump’s ego vs. Earth | Tom H. Hastings

We used to disparage someone by noting that their “ego is the size of Texas.” Does anyone say that about Trump? Yeah, no, Texas is… Continue reading

Opening concert shows that something better awaits

First, it is a great honor and pleasure to serve as the new music director for this fantastic organization and this community. I eagerly look… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Oct. 22

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

  • Oct 22, 2018

Kitsap Audubon says vote ‘yes’ on I-1631 | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Last week the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicted that we have just over a decade to get climate change under… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2018

Calibrating for fake vs. real news | Tom H. Hastings

I teach between 300 to 400 students every year and one of the most frequent concerns expressed by them is source reliability. Welcome to the… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Oct. 21

Today’s cartoon is by Bob Englehart, Middletown, Connecticut.… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2018

It’s News to Me | Peter Funt

These are the best of times, and the worst of times, for being well informed. We have a vast landscape of news sources, yet we… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Oct. 20

Today’s cartoon is by Kevin Siers, The Charlotte Observer.… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2018

Levy’s ‘no guarantee’ gets ‘no’ vote from me

To the editor: I read Section 3 of Resolution 2018–21, and I quote, “…these projects are listed here solely for the purpose of providing examples… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2018