Politics

Crony corruption in Trumpworld | Tom H. Hastings

Scott Pruitt flies first class international with his entourage to Paris for a couple of days — just to party — and then on to… Continue reading

MLK Assassination Day – 4-4-68 — Violence Understood | Kary Love

On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. The night before, King gave a speech at the Mason Temple in Memphis where he… Continue reading

Giving Up Coins Is Penny Foolish | Peter Funt

Now that the nation has a $1.3 trillion budget, lawmakers can resume debate about whether to pinch pennies. The threat to do away with pennies… Continue reading

The Coming Crisis with Iran | Mel Gurtov

With the appointments of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state and John Bolton as national security adviser, Donald Trump has signaled his preparedness by the… Continue reading

Forum series continues with discussion on voting

Kitsap Aware will present the program “Who Gets to Vote? Redistricting and the Voting Rights Act” at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 8 at the Suquamish… Continue reading

Sinclair’s Pro-Trump Bent Deserves Scorn. Its Anchors Do Not | John L. Micek

There’s been a lot of talk this week about the script that news anchors, at stations owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, have been forced to… Continue reading

Roseanne is Raising the Barr | Blair Bess

Roseanne Barr has risen from the dead. After a lengthy absence from television, Roseanne and the rest of her fictional Conner family are once again… Continue reading

Trump’s 62nd week in office | In cartoons

President Trump’s 62nd week in the White House came to a panicky and frantic ending, with yours truly (editor@bainbridgereview.com) getting email after email from the… Continue reading

The Indispensable Craft of the Politician | Lee H. Hamilton

For the most part, we Americans value expertise. We want our physicians to possess knowledge and experience. We want our lawyers to know the law… Continue reading

Is President Trump Anti-Trustworthy? | Blair Bess

It’s fascinating to hear the president rail against those who don’t pay their fair share of taxes or have grown too powerful. This from a… Continue reading

Change is Coming | Robert C. Koehler

The cries of loss and anguish become public, at last. A million young people seize the truth: “Half of my seventh-grade class was affected by… Continue reading

Former councilman hopes to rejoin Bainbridge council

A familiar face is looking to rejoin the Bainbridge Island City Council. Wayne Roth has submitted an application to serve in the seat left empty… Continue reading

Small Change By Trump Could Have Huge Impact | John L. Micek

On Monday, the U.S. Commerce Department announced something that sounds like a perfectly reasonable thing to do: It will include a question about citizenship on… Continue reading

Shifting Systems with Nonviolent Strategy | Rivera Sun

The secret to successful nonviolent struggle lies in understanding strategy and systems. All systems require participation and resources to survive. Deny those things, and the… Continue reading

We Just Say No | Tom H. Hastings

America loves its guns. Really? Only a quarter of us own guns, that is, three-quarters of us do not, although 42 percent of us live… Continue reading

Trump’s 61st week in office | In cartoons

President Trump began his 62nd week in the White House by announcing John Bolton would be his new national security advisor and ended it by… Continue reading

Activism in the Age of Trump | Blair Bess

The operative word in activist is “active.” To be an activist you must be… well, active; pro-active at times. An activist can’t sit in front… Continue reading

If John Bolton Is Right, Pearl Harbor Was Perfectly Legal | Kary Love

John Bolton, President Trump’s new (and improved) National Security Advisor argues a nuclear first strike against North Korea is “legal.” I am just a country… Continue reading

The Austin Bomber was a White Christian. Ban Them All! | Dick Polman

I hold this truth to be self-evident: If the dead Austin bomber had turned out to be a Muslim, Trump would be interrupting his current… Continue reading

Normalizing Violence | Robert C. Koehler

Addressing the Parkland shootings last month, and the apparent emergence of a movement for tougher, saner gun laws that has followed, a USA Today article… Continue reading