Opinion

Thank you for your patronage, support | Letter to the editor

To the editor: During the past decade Bainbridge Island Working Studios has emerged as a group of professional artists looking to share their craft within… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2020

Michael Corleone Could Teach Trump a Lesson About Iran | Dick Polman

Before Donald Trump began to slur his words and concoct fake verbs like “tolerize,” he declared that “as long as I’m president of the United… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Jan.16

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

  • Jan 16, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 15

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

  • Jan 15, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 14

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

  • Jan 14, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Jan. 12

Today’s cartoon is by Stephane Peray, Thailand.… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 11

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

  • Jan 11, 2020

Learn what we can do about climate change | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The harrowing pictures and stories from fires in Australia have heightened many folks concerns about the increasingly clear impact of climate change.… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2020

Thanks To Trump, Iran Has The Upper Hand | Mel Gurtov

The assassination of General Soleimani is proving to be a resounding success for Iran. It accomplished what the ayatollah could not: common ground between Iran… Continue reading

Message To Trump Supporters: I Am Sorry | Wim Laven

I am a committed to peace, and this requires me to acknowledge the dignity and worth of all humans. I fiercely defend human rights and… Continue reading

A Call To Men To Join Women’s March | Rob Okun

It’s not too late for a Men’s New Year’s Resolution: to show up in even greater numbers at this year’s Women’s March than ever before.… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Jan. 10

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

  • Jan 10, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Jan. 9

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

  • Jan 9, 2020

A Historian Reflects on the Return of Fascism | Lawrence Wittner

Back in 1941, the year of my birth, fascism stood on the brink of conquering the world. During the preceding decades, movements of the Radical… Continue reading

GOP Albatross | James A. Haught

Every schoolchild knows that the Ancient Mariner was forced to wear a dead albatross around his neck. I think America’s Republican Party wears a dying… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 8

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

  • Jan 8, 2020

Beating the After-Christmas Blues | Jase Graves

Dear Reader, Now that the beautifully wrapped gifts have been ravaged, the luscious desserts have been inhaled, and Santa has packed his peppermint-striped Speedo for… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2020

Democrats’ 2020 Outlook Is Hardly 20/20 | Peter Funt

With former housing secretary Julian Castro departed, the oversized Democratic presidential field reaches a critical point: More candidates have dropped out than remain in the… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 7

Today’s cartoon is by Christopher Weyant, The Boston Globe.… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2020

Trump’s 153rd week in office | In cartoons

Peace on Earth. It was nice while it lasted. Our cartoon chronicle of Donald J. Trump in the White House continues with a look back… Continue reading