Politics

We Need To Talk | Winslow Myers

Big media today is all about monetizing the non-conversation of outrage and division and using them to consolidate power. The Limbaughs and Hannitys have been… Continue reading

The bigger picture | Mass shootings in America

Given the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, our previously scheduled editorial cartoon for today is being supplemented by this offering… Continue reading

Are We Ready Now To Put Shooters’ Gender At Center Of Gun Debate? | Rob Okun

Last weekend’s killing sprees in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, brought the number of mass shootings in the first 215 days of the year… Continue reading

Trump’s 131st week in office | In cartoons

The carnage continues. And so does our cartoon cavalcade of the 45th president with a look back at Week 131 of Donald J. Trump in… Continue reading

Will Republicans Finally Disown Trump’s Incendiary Racism? | Dick Polman

Amidst the latest bloodshed — the worst of it triggered by a white racist domestic terrorist whose El Paso manifesto echoes Trump’s racist rhetoric —… Continue reading

The bigger picture | Mass shootings in America

Given the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, our previously scheduled editorial cartoon for today is being supplemented by this offering… Continue reading

Medina leads in Bainbridge council primary

Incumbent Bainbridge Island City Councilman Kol Medina was the runaway winner in the first vote tally in the 2019 Primary Election. Bainbridge voters (and just… Continue reading

The bigger picture | Mass shootings in America

Given the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, our previously scheduled editorial cartoon for today is being supplemented by this offering… Continue reading

Difficult Discussions, Not-So-Difficult Answers | Laura Finley

There are some things we should not have to discuss with our kids. Ever. My daughter will be 16 in less than two weeks. She’s… Continue reading

Roadside improvements, development loom large in Bainbridge council race

Kevin Fetterly shared a little joke with Kol Medina after the candidates forum earlier this month at Bainbridge Island City Hall. Fetterly, who is challenging… Continue reading

The Democratic Circular Firing Squad Forgot About Trump | Dick Polman

Deep into Wednesday’s Democratic debate, exasperated Republican strategist John Weaver tweeted: “When the topic is criminal justice, how are they not talking about the criminal… Continue reading

Our Racist President | Mel Gurtov

“Donald Trump lost the election because he veered so far off course from what it means to be a decent person, to be a leader,… Continue reading

Who is Tired? | Tom H. Hastings

Trump says everyone is tired of the word racism. Trump actually claims to be “the least racist person in the world.” That is like the… Continue reading

Bainbridge councilman decides against primary challenge to Rep. Kilmer

Bainbridge Island City Councilman Matthew Tirman announced Thursday he won’t challenge Congressman Derek Kilmer for the 6th District position in the House of Representatives. Tirman… Continue reading

The Inner Nixon | Robert C. Koehler

The Nixon tapes are still in the news! My God, they’re still spewing bile, still making America’s eyeballs roll. They’re as relevant as ever. Donald… Continue reading

We Fall, Divided | Wim Laven

On Sunday, July 28, “the world’s greatest summer food fair” came to a tragic end. A “really angry” 19 year-old-white-supremacist snuck into the Gilroy Garlic… Continue reading

UPDATE | Just two remain in Bainbridge council primary race

Ashley Mathews’ name will be on the Primary Election ballot, despite her dropping out of the race for the District 2 North Ward seat on… Continue reading

Trump’s 130th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at President Donald J. Trump’s 130th week in the White House. This week’s… Continue reading

Mueller’s Real Warning | Peter Funt

There was a clear message in Robert Mueller’s testimony last week before two House committees, but it wasn’t just about the danger Russia poses to… Continue reading

Bainbridge council candidates split on big priorities at voters forum

Two of three Bainbridge Island candidates for the North Ward council seat squared off last week at a voters forum at city hall, presenting a… Continue reading