Politics

Cash Payments Give Americans Crucial Economic Support | Guest Viewpoint

COVID-19 is a public health crisis, but as it has unfolded, it has rippled out into an economic crisis, too. The stock market has been… Continue reading

 

Interest still lacking in council appointment

Don’t everyone jump up at once. Bainbridge Island City Hall has yet to see a single application come in from anyone interested in an appointment… Continue reading

 

Apocalypse When? | Peter Funt

Two or three times a year, falling trees knock out power at my home, in a heavily wooded section of Central California. When outages stretch… Continue reading

 

Putin forever! | Mel Gurtov

One trait dictators have in common: They believe in ruling for life. And since they’re dictators, they can count on supporters to echo their ambition… Continue reading

GOP’s Achievement Is Now On Display | Wim Laven

Significant blame for the failed response and delayed action in responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic is being directed at Donald Trump. He fired the… Continue reading

The April Foolish Fake Leader | Tom H. Hastings

It is said by those who study and teach leadership that one of the primary attributes of the best leaders are that they give credit… Continue reading

The World’s Major Military and Economic Powers Find Happiness Elusive | Lawrence Wittner

Long before the advent of the coronavirus pandemic left people around the world desperate for survival, a popular assumption emerged that national governments are also… Continue reading

Are You Prepared To Needlessly Die For Your Country? | Wim Laven

When I was a young boy, I used to play war, and watch movies that celebrated violence. Rambo showed the awesome potential for a single… Continue reading

Can Congress Make Democratic Governance Work? | Lee H. Hamilton

This is a time of great testing for Congress. As it considers responses to the nation’s health and economic crises, it faces close scrutiny by… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee on federal stimulus package: Thanks, but more is needed

The Bainbridge Island Review site has lifted the paywall on this developing story to provide readers with critical information. To support vital reporting such as… Continue reading

Congressman Kilmer gives COVID-19 update during telephone town hall

The Bainbridge Island Review site has lifted the paywall on this developing story to provide readers with critical information. To support vital reporting such as… Continue reading

Trump and Fox News: Deadly Lies in a Feedback Loop | Dick Polman

Before focusing on today’s timely topic – Trump and Fox News, deadly together – I want to tell you a little story about the time… Continue reading

Rep. Kilmer to host telephone town hall to talk about COVID-19

Congressman Derek Kilmer will hold a telephone town hall to talk about the federal government’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The town hall… Continue reading

Biden claims 46 delegates from Washington’s primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won 46 pledged delegates following the official certification of Washington state’s 2020 Presidential Primary. Biden pulled in the most… Continue reading

State requires sex ed, takes gun safety measures, bans free plastic bags | 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - At the end of the state legislative session this month, lawmakers had passed nearly 400 bills — averaging at least five new laws… Continue reading

Election 2020 Is An Existential Fight For The Nation’s Soul | John L. Micek

You’ve probably never heard of Erica Newland. And if she had her druthers, it’s a safe bet that she would have preferred it stayed that… Continue reading

Inslee to offer details Monday on statewide shutdown of restaurants, bars and limit on size of gatherings

Gov. Jay Inslee will give more details today on his statewide shutdown of restaurants and bars due to the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).… Continue reading

Kilmer hosts telephone town hall Monday on COVID-19

Congressman Derek Kilmer will hold a telephone town hall regarding the federal government’s response to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Rep. Kilmer, a 6th… Continue reading

As Coronavirus Spreads, Trump Showing How Unfit He Is To Lead | Dick Polman

I’ve been reading Erik Larson’s new book, “The Splendid and the Vile,” which chronicles the first year of Winston Churchill’s wartime stint as prime minister.… Continue reading

Senate and house dispute kills data privacy bill | 2020 Legislative Session

OLYMPIA - Groundbreaking data privacy legislation designed to give consumers more access and control over their own digital data died on Thursday, even though it… Continue reading

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