Opinion

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Feb. 5

Today’s cartoon is by John Darkow, Columbia, Missouri.… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2020

The Divided States of Trumpistan? | Wim Laven

With the end of the Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump the partisan divide is deepened and acquittal a mere formality. Mitch McConnell promised to quickly… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Feb. 4

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

  • Feb 4, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Feb. 3

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

  • Feb 3, 2020

Help Yourself Before You Can Help Others | This I Know

Marcus Carlsen, a 19-year-old graduate of Bainbridge High School, shares his experience with self-growth over the last year. After weeks of self-evaluation and counseling with… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Feb. 2

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

  • Feb 2, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 1

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

  • Feb 1, 2020

Surrogates Carry the Ball in Iowa | Peter Funt

DES MOINES, Iowa — In tonight’s performance of the presidential campaign, the role of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will be played by her husband, Bruce… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Jan. 31

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

  • Jan 31, 2020

Impeachment Trial is a Civics Lesson, Not Must-Watch TV | John L. Micek

More than once, readers have written in, or people have stopped me, to complain about their fellow Americans’ ignorance of the basic functions of government.… Continue reading

Star Wars: The Memories Awaken | Jase Graves

A long time ago in a toy box far, far away… As a young urchin in the 1970s, when I wasn’t risking radiation poisoning and… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Jan. 30

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

  • Jan 30, 2020

India’s Failed Democracy | Mel Gurtov

Citizenship Denied India is often billed as the world’s biggest democracy. But that title has worn thin: Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India is becoming… Continue reading

Iowa’s Stubbornness Makes Caucuses Hard to Predict | Peter Funt

AMES, Iowa – In “The Music Man” which, happily, returns to Broadway this fall, there’s a tune called “Iowa Stubborn,” written in 1957 by Mason… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 29

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

  • Jan 29, 2020

Could the climate crisis be ‘The Good News of Damnation’? | Lawrence Wittner

On August 12, 1945, six days after the U.S. government obliterated the city of Hiroshima with a single atomic bomb, Robert Hutchins, the president of… Continue reading

A State of Laziness? I Don’t Think So. | Rich Manieri

I was hoping we weren’t going to make the list but, deep down, I knew better. The votes have been counted and yes, my adopted… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 28

Today’s cartoon is by Ed Wexler, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2020

Kobe Bryant – In Memory

Cartoonists from across the country and around the world are inking tributes to Kobe Bryant, the NBA superstar who died at the age of 41… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2020

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Jan. 27

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

  • Jan 27, 2020