Opinion

Why You Need to Worry About Attacks on Obamacare | John L. Micek

If you’re celebrating a recent federal appellate court ruling that overturned language in the Affordable Care Act requiring you to have health insurance or pay… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Dec. 29

Today’s cartoon is by Schot, De Volkskrant, Netherlands.… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2019

Really living the 2010s | Tyrades!

Do I owe someone an apology for not taking a more active role in the iconic cultural, technological and political developments of the 2010s? I… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Dec. 28

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

  • Dec 28, 2019

Ending motor-voter registration will help | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Election security (“We need election security funding now,” bainbridgereview.com, Nov. 22) is not a question of funding; it is a question of… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Dec. 27

Today’s cartoon is by Martin Sutovec, Slovakia.… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2019

Climbing costs will add insult to injury | Letter to the editor

To the editor: It has been less than six months in the planning of the new police station, and already we have our first potential… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2019

Trump’s 151st week in office | In cartoons

This is a thing that happened. Some say it had to happen. A lot of people are saying it had to happen, believe me. Our… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Dec. 26

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

  • Dec 26, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Dec. 25

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day, Tallahassee, Florida.… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2019

Merry Christmas 2019

Artwork by Rick McKee, CagleCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2019

Make your voice heard now on impeachment | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Please email or call Senator Murray, Senator Cantwell and Rep. Kilmer every day asking them to vote to impeach the president and… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2019

Am I Finally Appreciating the Lessons of Christmas 1969? | Tyrades!

Most of my Christmases have become hopelessly blurred together, but Christmas 1969 holds a special place in my heart. In fact, back in 1998 my… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Dec. 24

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

  • Dec 24, 2019

When It Comes To Corporate Taxes, It’s Always Christmas | Mel Gurtov

As we all know, the largest U.S. corporations and their chief executives were the main beneficiaries of Trump’s so-called tax reform in 2017. A new… Continue reading

In Praise of Competence | Lee H. Hamilton

Not long ago, I was in a meeting to talk about a public policy issue. It was a little complex, and as we considered the… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Dec. 23

Today’s cartoon is by Michael Kountouris, Greece.… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Dec. 22

Today’s cartoon is by David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star.… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2019

Your help is needed now more than ever | Letter to the editor

To the editor: As a board member and volunteer for Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center (KIAC), I’m so grateful to my fellow islanders who gave generously… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2019

Another Christmas Card Letter | Jase Graves

Dear Reader, Have you ever received one of those Christmas cards containing an ominously folded piece of typing paper? You know, the one where you… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2019