Politics


Roy Moore Aside, What About Bill Clinton? | Dick Polman

Left-leaning Americans who are rightfully repulsed by Roy Moore, and who were…

A Classier Class War | Raging Moderate

Just when you thought America had fallen down the rabbit hole entering…

Shrinking benefits for those at the bottom | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — A tax overhaul plan drawn up by Republicans in Congress…

Trump’s 43rd week in office | In cartoons

President Donald J. Trump returned from his extended trip to China and…

A Prayer for Peace That Calls Us to Act | John L. Micek

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Howard Henry’s no preacher. But the prayer he uttered…

Stop the Wars: Congress vs. the President | Mel Gurtov

As Donald Trump maintains a high-velocity assault on North Korea’s leader, its…

  • Nov 16th, 2017

Debt and Taxes | Lee H. Hamilton

As Republicans in Congress move forward on their tax plan, it’s worth…

  • Nov 15th, 2017

Rolfes selected to chair Senate budget committee

Sen. Christine Rolfes, a Bainbridge Island Democrat and 23rd District lawmaker, was…

  • Nov 14th, 2017

Important Caveat For Dems After Election Night Wins | John L. Micek

Heading into Tuesday night’s gubernatorial election in Virginia, national Democrats badly needed…

Who’s Welcome? | Peter Funt

HARTFORD, Conn. — Driving out of town on Albany Avenue I was…

  • Nov 12th, 2017

Mass Shooters and Men’s Will to Change | Rob Okun

Before you can buy a gun in the USA, you first can…

  • Nov 11th, 2017

Trump Goes Belly Up In China | Dick Polman

Donald Trump has dumped all his macho stump rhetoric about China and…

Trump’s 42nd week in office | In cartoons

President Donald J. Trump is in China! Don’t celebrate. He’s probably coming…

Kitsap Regional Library levy increase gets 75 percent ‘yes’ vote on Bainbridge

Bainbridge Islanders overwhelmingly voted in support of Proposition 1, the property tax…

Kilmer hosts telephone town hall

Congressman Derek Kilmer will host a telephone town hall next week. The…

  • Nov 9th, 2017

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Watergate | Raging Moderate

The initial grand jury indictments in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation have…

Careful of the next step | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — Democrats went to bed Tuesday night confidently declaring their party…

The Day I First Picketed the White House ― and Why It Wasn’t a Bad Idea | Lawrence Wittner

The reckless threats of nuclear war flung back and forth between the…

  • Nov 8th, 2017

UPDATE | Landslide win for Deets in Bainbridge council race

Joe Deets was plenty busy on Election Night. There were a lot…

UPDATE | Desire for change was crucial in Bainbridge South Ward council race

Someone new was needed. That was the big reason behind Matthew Tirman’s…