Politics

A Few Choice Words About Mueller’s Investigation | Raging Moderate

We now offer up a few choice words concerning the continuing investigation being conducted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and those words are: Happy Birthday… Continue reading

 

Trump-Approved Candidate in Trouble in Pennsylvania | John L. Micek

Sometimes, even when you win, you lose. Just ask U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa. Instead of basking in the reflected glow of his primary victory… Continue reading

 

Trump’s 68th week in office | In cartoons

Whiplash! Time passes so quickly, we find ourselves falling behind a bit in our continuing cartoon chronicle of the 45th president. The past week slipped… Continue reading

 

At the Brink of Nuclear War, Who Will Lead? | Dr. Robert F. Dodge

Ignoring international partners, world public opinion and action, the U.S took additional steps these past weeks to renounce another international leadership role, this time in… Continue reading

President Donald Has a Farm | Blair Bess

President Trump’s latest assault on undocumented aliens reached a new low last week when he said, “These aren’t people, these are animals.” Essentially, the president… Continue reading

Donald Trump Saved My Marriage | Blair Bess

It may seem hard to believe that a thrice-married, serial philanderer like Donald J. Trump could prove himself to be more effective than couples therapy… Continue reading

The Profiteer-in-Chief Goes Belly Up for China | Dick Polman

The U.S. Constitution has been reduced to a scrap of parchment, rendered irrelevant by the profiteer-in-chief. President Trump relentlessly railed against China on the campaign… Continue reading

He can dish it out | Tom H. Hastings

But he can’t take it. We have an Oval Office Autocrat who governs in the persona of a decidedly unfunny insult comic, but when it… Continue reading

Many, Many More Questions for Trump | Raging Moderate

Robert Mueller has many questions for the president. The New York Times released a list of 49 for which Donald Trump hopefully has answers that… Continue reading

Eyman’s running on faith, and his own money | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — Tim Eyman is so convinced his latest initiative attack on car tabs is a winner, he’s tapping the one source of money he… Continue reading

For a Builder, Trump Likes Wrecking Stuff | John L. Micek

For a man who likes to brag about what a big builder he is, President Donald Trump spends a lot of time burning stuff down.… Continue reading

Trump’s 67th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues in this, the 67th week of Donald J. Trump in the White House. Arcadio Esquivel, Costa Rica… Continue reading

Dangerous Fallout when Trump Blows Up Deals | Wim Laven

Trump’s detonation of the Iran Deal is a monumental disaster. On the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the Iran Deal), dozens of retired generals and… Continue reading

Fear and Opportunity in Immigration Politics | Andrew Moss

With each passing week, the battle of words over immigration intensifies, as Trump administration officials continue honing their favorite rhetorical weapon: fear. This past week,… Continue reading

The Dangers of Debt | Lee H. Hamilton

Politicians and commentators these days like to point to an array of threats to our constitutional system. There’s one, though, that doesn’t get nearly as… Continue reading

Trump’s Artful Dodging | Peter Funt

Sometimes it takes a year or more for a president’s strengths to come into focus. In Donald Trump’s case, it is now clear that he… Continue reading

Republican challenges are few | The Petri Dish

Democratic Congressman Rick Larsen of Everett is getting his re-election campaign formally under way this week with events in communities throughout the 2nd District he’s… Continue reading

Rudy and His Fox News Farce | Dick Polman

Rudy Giuliani’s first big televised gig as a Trump attorney, a tragicomedy Wednesday night on Fox News, stirred my memories of the old New York… Continue reading

Author, attorney is guest speaker at next meeting of Bainbridge Island Republican Women

Bainbridge Island Republican Women will welcome guest speaker Richard Tizzano at the group’s meeting next week. Tizzano, an author and attorney, became a lawyer at… Continue reading

Senator Rolfes is guest speaker at next SWERV meeting

State Senator Christine Rolfes will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of SWERV, Savvy Women Exchanging Relevant Views. SWERV will meet at 10:30… Continue reading