Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Feb. 23

Today’s cartoon is by Angel Boligan, El Universal, Mexico City, www.caglecartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2018

 

Are You Excited About Rock ‘n’ Roll Farewell Tours? | Tyrades!

I think I jinxed myself when I told my wife that Neil Diamond was one of the few singers I might actually go to the… Continue reading

 

Wrong move, city council | In Our Opinion

Pardon us if we sound pretty predictable on this one. The Bainbridge Island City Council has decided to change the way it holds its workstudy… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2018

 

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Feb. 22

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2018

Back to taxes | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — Funny how things change around here in the turn of a calendar year. Back on Feb. 16, 2017, I wrote in this space:… Continue reading

Maybe All Threats of Mass Destruction are ‘Mentally Deranged’ | John LaForge

After Trump’s Sept. 23 bombast at the United Nations where he claimed the U.S. might “have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea,” the… Continue reading

Stalking the Sound to Olympic Trail | Letter to the editor

To the editor: There’s an elephant loose on the island and it’s wrecking havoc. The elephant I see is the Sound to Olympic Trail. As… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Feb. 21

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News.… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

The Trump Administration’s War on Workers | Lawrence Wittner

When Donald Trump was running for the presidency, he promised that, if he was elected, “American worker[s] will finally have a president who will protect… Continue reading

War and Poverty: A Compromise with Hell | Robert C. Koehler

It’s so easy to paper over the real American security void with verbiage about strength vs. weakness and the endless need to upgrade the military.… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Feb. 20

Today’s cartoon is by Nate Beeler, The Columbus Dispatch.… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

Is There a Trump-Russia Conspiracy? | Mel Gurtov

Now that Russia’s interference in U.S. politics since at least 2014 is “official” with Robert Mueller’s indictments — the evidence is “incontrovertible,” H. R. McMaster,… Continue reading

I’m Failing at Passwords | Peter Funt

I have several online accounts that I use a few times year and not once have I gained access without first trying several passwords and… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Feb. 19

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2018

Trump’s 56th week in office | In cartoons

We begin this week’s introduction to our continuing cartoon chronicle of the 45th president with a riddle. Which is louder: the sound of the latest… Continue reading

Now Is The Time To Politicize Gun Violence | Blair Bess

Now is the time to politicize gun violence. In the wake of the recent mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, how can we not? It’s tiresome… Continue reading

Trump Wants New Bridges Without Paying For Them | John L. Micek

President Donald Trump’s plan to spend $200 billion in federal money to somehow spur $1.5 trillion in state, local and private investment in infrastructure reconstruction… Continue reading

Showing our hearts for great island parks | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Are you seeing hearts at our local trails and parks and all over town? Those little pink signs are inviting you to… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Feb. 18.

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

  • Feb 18, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 17

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News.… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2018