Happy Father’s Day

Cartoon by David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star.… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2019


The Year Without A Father’s Day | Tyrades!

“This is the time to remember, ‘cause it will not last forever.” - Billy Joel According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend a… Continue reading


Today’s cartoon for Sunday, June 16

Today’s cartoon is by Jeff Koterba, Omaha World Herald.… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2019


FDR in 2020 | Peter Funt

Modern politics can be summed up this way: Republicans frequently refer to Ronald Reagan, while Democrats prefer to conjure memories of Franklin Roosevelt. Roosevelt’s New… Continue reading

The armed bureaucracy | Robert C. Koehler

“Sooner or later they end up in a cage, where (they) belong.” This is hardly a surprise: A recent study by the Missouri attorney general’s… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, June 15

Today’s cartoon is by Osmani Simanca, Brazil.… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2019

Father’s Day and a woman’s right to choose | Rob Okun

The old bumper sticker, “Keep Your Laws Off of My Body” isn’t old and isn’t a bumper sticker. It’s a chilling reality for women today.… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, June 14

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2019

In Defense of Joe Biden’s Switcheroo | Dick Polman

H.L. Mencken, the famed crusty commentator, said one century ago: “A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both… Continue reading

Compromise is the Essence of Our Democracy | Lee H. Hamilton

You may not be ready for next year’s elections, but in political time, they’re coming up fast. Even politicians who aren’t running for president are… Continue reading

Creative + Strategic = Effective Movements for Change | Rivera Sun

Posit: You and some friends want your town to change a public policy and the city government is ignoring you, so you decide to make… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, June 13

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

  • Jun 13, 2019

Our beloved tree was a safety hazard | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Winslow community, you may have noticed a very open space on the corner of Winslow Way and Madison Avenue corner. Robinia pseudoacacia,… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, June 12

Today’s cartoon is by Jeff Koterba, Omaha World Herald.… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

What I Learned from One Busy Mom | Peter Funt

I’ve been thinking about the concept of universal child care ever since a chance encounter with a mother I’ll refer to as Suzy and her… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Where Is A ‘Tank Man’ For 2019? | Wim Laven

On June 4th, 30 years on, I ruminated to myself about the “tank man” from Tiananmen Square. I often reflect on the sacrifices that are… Continue reading

Trump’s 122nd week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the 45th president continues with a look back at President Donald J. Trump’s 122nd week in the White House. This week’s… Continue reading

Whatever Happened to an Affordable College Education? | Lawrence Wittner

As U.S. college students — and their families — know all too well, the cost of a higher education in the United States has skyrocketed… Continue reading

Volunteers Are Essential Part Of Beloved Bainbridge Nonprofit | Guest Viewpoint

It’s easy to pinpoint the absolutely essential ingredient at the thriving nonprofit Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC). It’s right there in the name: Volunteers, of course.… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, June 11

Today’s cartoon is by John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2019