Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Sept. 10

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Ignatius: Trump can foster a good peace out of failed talks

A pact with the Taliban would have been a failure; here’s how Trump can reset the table for success.

It’s not bias to report accurate news about Trump

Please let me respond to Trump backers like Kenneth W. Weigel of Edmonds regarding his letter to the editor (“Opinon page bias just meant to… Continue reading

It’s not just guns; most anything can be misused

As tragic as the taking of a life is by any means, guns seem to be the flash point of most debate. More specifically, long… Continue reading

Nice to reread Larry Simoneaux’s column

What a pleasure to read a Larry Sinoneaux column again (“It’s just a job until your realize lives you’ve change,” The Herald, Sept. 2). They… Continue reading

Robinson: Responding to one disaster, preparing for the next

Along with hurricane relief, we also must address the climate change that has intensified storms.

Saunders: Trump should do for teacher what he did for rapper

His efforts to ‘#FreeRocky’ should now be repeated for a Pennsylvanian teacher jailed by Egypt.

Biden, when he misspeaks, owns up to his gaffes

Presidential candidate Joe Biden, former vice president, has, on occasion misspoken, but you cannot say that he goes on as if it hadn’t happened. Joe… Continue reading

Burke: A ‘gun guy’s take on rights, a response to shootings

Regardless of individual beliefs on the issues, no one wants to see one more death of an innocent.

Editorial cartoons for Monday, Sept. 9

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Harrop: Exciting, inspiring? Biden’s not, yet he leads polls

Warren and Sanders attract throngs to rallies, but Biden is seen as the best bet to end Trump’s reign.

Milbank: For storytime, here’s ‘Donald and the Black Sharpie’

Donald was an imaginative little boy who could use his pen to draw the world as he wished to see it.

Petri: Facebook has some dating suggestions for you

Not that you should be concerned, but we at Facebook know you pretty well. Let us show you how well.

We can find solutions to gun violence if we work together

In response to my friend Jerry Fraser’s Sept. 3 letter to the editor (“There simply are too many guns in U.S.”) about the number of… Continue reading

Working Families Tax Credit is break where it’s most needed

Kudos to Willie Dickerson for pointing out in his letter to the editor a true boost for millions of struggling Americans: the Working Families Tax… Continue reading

Commentary: Counting the costs of climate-driven disasters

Some of the assessments may overestimate damage costs but underestimate losses to the economy.

Commentary: Reforms at state prisons protecting lives, safety

Reforms by lawmakers and the Department of Corrections are addressing the needs of all concerned.

County executive’s veto on signs was right move

Bravo to County Executive Dave Somers for taking action against digital signs in rural areas (“County exec issues rare veto to limit rural business signs,”… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Sept. 8

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Editorial: Kids need more than 13 minutes for lunch

A state audit recommends more time for school lunches and moving recess before lunch, rather than after.