Opinion

The Democrats’ Scarlet Letter Strategy | Mel Gurtov

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has evidently decided not to turn over the articles of impeachment to the Senate until Congress resumes its work Jan. 7.… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Dec. 21

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

  • Dec 21, 2019

Trump as Jim Jones? | James A. Haught

Cults usually are one-man religions. A magnetic, dictatorial, dogmatic, demagogue draws throngs of followers and leads them into La-La Land, sometimes dangerously. Jim Jones took… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Dec. 20

Today’s cartoon is by Luojie, China Daily, China.… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2019

Will Impeachment Hurt Trump in 2020? Here’s the Case for Optimism | Dick Polman

Most Americans, exhausted by Trump’s demagogic lying and relentless pillaging of the values we hold dear, are understandably skeptical that impeachment will cleanse the stench… Continue reading

Trump’s 150th week in office | In cartoons

In the days leading up to the historic impeachment vote, President Donald J. Trump’s mind was in the toilet. And he was looking a little… Continue reading

The Afghanistan Pentagon Papers | Mel Gurtov

The war in Afghanistan, America’s longest, has cost about 2,300 U.S. lives, over 20,000 wounded, and about $1 trillion. Now, thanks to the persistence of… Continue reading

Democrats’ Debates Aren’t Helping Much | Peter Funt

Maybe it’s campaign fatigue or the time of year, but TV ratings for the Democrats’ last two debates fell precipitously and the prospects for improvement… Continue reading

Hotel to have huge impact on downtown | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Many long term islanders have chosen to retire to the Winslow core, trusting that the desire to maintain our small town friendly… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Dec. 19

Today’s cartoon is by Rayma Suprani, Venezuela.… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Dec. 18

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

  • Dec 18, 2019

Your time, donations, are needed at KIAC | Letter to the editor

To the editor: The holiday season is upon us and the spirit of giving is in the air. The Kitsap Immigrant Assistant Center or “KIAC”… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019

State Republicans miss their big chance | The Petri Dish

OLYMPIA — In late June 2017, with a partial shut down of government looming, Gov. Jay Inslee reached a deal guaranteeing lawmakers a chance to… Continue reading

For The Love Of The Dog | Rich Manieri

She once ate an entire stack of pancakes — at least six or seven — while I was taking my daughter to the school bus.… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2019

What An Impeachment In Pennsylvania 25 Years Ago Says About Where We Are Now | John L. Micek

In 1994, state Rep. Frank Dermody was a backbench Democrat serving his second term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. That year, the majority-Democrat chamber… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Dec. 17

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

  • Dec 17, 2019

Letting Our Values Out Of Their Cage | Robert C. Koehler

My God, they put Jesus and his parents in cages, as though that’s what U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents would do — you know,… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Dec. 15

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

  • Dec 16, 2019

Remember our schools during One Call for All | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Students on Bainbridge Island are fortunate to have a community that cares about public education. Bainbridge Schools Foundation (BSF) does not just… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Dec. 16

Today’s cartoon is by Luojie, China Daily, China.… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2019