Opinion

Normal Nation | Mel Gurtov

With the assassination of Gen. Qasem Soleimani, Donald Trump has arguably done more to undermine U.S. interests in the Middle East and sow the seeds… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Jan. 6

Today’s cartoon is by Arcadio Esquivel, Costa Rica.… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2020

Give a gift this year that will help others | Letter to the editor

To the editor: What a great idea to make a donation to a nonprofit organization in honor of someone you care about (“Give the Gift… Continue reading

  • Jan 5, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Jan. 5

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

  • Jan 5, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Jan. 4

Today’s cartoon is by Gatis Sluka, Latvijas Avize, Latvia.… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2020

It’s Time | Wim Laven

“Remember that I predicted a long time ago that President Obama will attack Iran because of his inability to negotiate properly — not skilled.” Donald… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Jan. 3

Today’s cartoon is by Bart van Leeuwen, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2020

Trump’s 152nd week in office | In cartoons

A quick one while he’s away. The holiday season means some of our favorite cartoonists have been away and enjoying some time off, so we… Continue reading

Can You Possibly Meet Your Savings Goals In 2020? | Tyrades!

A recent “Wall Street Journal” article touted New Year’s as one of the optimal “clean slate” times to draft a financial plan. (“Ahem … unless… Continue reading

Buzz Off, 2019: A Pop Quiz On This Year’s Trumpster Fire | Dick Polman

Year three of the man-child administration was much like his first two, only more so. But before you compel yourself, for the sake of your… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Jan. 2

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

  • Jan 2, 2020

Senate must remove Trump from office | Letter to the editor

To the editor: My name is Stephen Ekholm. I am writing to encourage your readers to contact their senators asking them to vote in favor… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2020

Happy New Year – 2020

Artwork by Angel Boligan, El Universal, Mexico City, www.caglecartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 1

Today’s cartoon is by Tom Janssen, The Netherlands.… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2020

Let’s not repeat the mistakes of the past | Letter to the editor

To the editor: I have read a handful of letters in this newspaper arguing against the Suzuki development on sustainability grounds. Preserving trees is important… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2019

Selfless Actions: The Way They Should Be | This I Know

Bainbridge High School senior Libby Clements recently spoke about inspiration at the Bainbridge Youth Services Compassionate Action Celebration. Following is her speech: “There are many… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2019

A More Perfect Union | Wim Laven

Current partisan politics frequently returns to questions and debates about the supreme law of the land — the Constitution — as it should, because two… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Dec. 31

Today’s cartoon is by Pavel Constantin, Romania.… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2019

Militarism: The Delusion Lives | Robert C. Koehler

The annual defense budget, passed recently by both the House (377-48) and Senate (82-8), came in at $738 billion for 2020, up from last year… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Dec. 30

Today’s cartoon is by Bob Englehart, Middletown, Connecticut.… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2019