Opinion

Putin forever! | Mel Gurtov

One trait dictators have in common: They believe in ruling for life. And since they’re dictators, they can count on supporters to echo their ambition… Continue reading

 

Surviving Coronavirus At Home With Teenage Triplets | Rich Manieri

You’re stuck home with your kids and feeling sorry for yourself. How are you going to keep them busy? What about their school work? I’ve… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2020

 

Today’s cartoon for Friday, April 3

Today’s cartoon is by Peter Kuper, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2020

 

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, April 2

Today’s cartoon is by Nikola Listes, Croatia, politicalcartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2020

GOP’s Achievement Is Now On Display | Wim Laven

Significant blame for the failed response and delayed action in responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic is being directed at Donald Trump. He fired the… Continue reading

The April Foolish Fake Leader | Tom H. Hastings

It is said by those who study and teach leadership that one of the primary attributes of the best leaders are that they give credit… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, April 1

Today’s cartoon is by Patrick Chappatte, Der Spiegel.… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2020

The Virus That May Bring Us Together | Volker Franke

A country paralyzed. A booming economy about to crash. Citizens afraid of an enemy they can’t see, hear or smell. The coronavirus has captured the… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2020

Grocery clerks are the heroes in virus crisis | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Grocery clerks, unmasked and not far from customers, make it possible for us to shop for our necessities. I consider them heroes… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2020

The World’s Major Military and Economic Powers Find Happiness Elusive | Lawrence Wittner

Long before the advent of the coronavirus pandemic left people around the world desperate for survival, a popular assumption emerged that national governments are also… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, March 31

Today’s cartoon is by Dario Castillejos, Oaxaca, Mexico.… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2020

Are You Prepared To Needlessly Die For Your Country? | Wim Laven

When I was a young boy, I used to play war, and watch movies that celebrated violence. Rambo showed the awesome potential for a single… Continue reading

Can Congress Make Democratic Governance Work? | Lee H. Hamilton

This is a time of great testing for Congress. As it considers responses to the nation’s health and economic crises, it faces close scrutiny by… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, March 30

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee, CagleCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2020

The Virus Is Our Teacher | Robert C. Koehler

Last Sunday at 11 a.m. I went for a walk. Even if it’s nothing special, a walk isn’t a normal thing to do these days.… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2020

Trump, Power, and Darwin | Tom H. Hastings

Donald Trump vows to see “packed churches” on Easter Sunday. That would be April 12. If his mostly Christian base listens to him and follows… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, March 29

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2020

Trump’s Cure and Our Disease | Mel Gurtov

The surgeon general said so. The federal reserve chairman said so. Epidemiologists across the U.S. said so. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the most credible member of… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, March 28

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2020

Grocery clerks are heroes during crisis | Letter to the editor

Grocery clerks, unmasked and not far from customers, make it possible for us to shop for our necessities. I consider them heroes and wish to… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2020