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Sep 21 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune.

  • Posted: Sep 13 2017 - 12:06am

    Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper have shown that American politics does not need to resemble a Hatfields and McCoys picnic. It is possible for well-meaning politicians to collaborate with those on the other side of the aisle. Kasich and Hickenlooper did that in crafting a sensible plan to stabilize individual health insurance markets.

  • | Posted: Sep 13 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The days are growing colder and soon millions of American hunters will pursue a time-honored tradition. They will load their automatic weapons with armor-piercing bullets, strap on silencers, head off to the picnic grounds on nearby public lakes — and start shooting.

  • Posted: Sep 13 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune.

  • Posted: Sep 12 2017 - 12:06am

    Congress’ quick agreement on a bill providing $15.25 billion in aid for victims of Hurricane Harvey — which was promptly signed into law by President Donald Trump — is a welcome sign that dysfunction in Washington isn’t going to get in the way of helping the hundreds of thousands of people whose lives were turned upside-down by the giant storm.

  • | Posted: Sep 12 2017 - 12:06am

    The future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy is in question. During the presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump promised to dismantle the program if he were elected but, last week, he was equivocal.

  • Posted: Sep 12 2017 - 12:06am

    The idea that Donald Trump would barrel into Washington, D.C., and get things done was a key reason many voters cast their ballots for him in the 2016 presidential election.

  • Posted: Sep 12 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Marshall Ramsey, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Sep 11 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Sep 11 2017 - 12:05am

    The Rohingya Muslim minority of Myanmar has long suffered discrimination, persecution and violence. But as a new horrific wave of brutality has swept over Rakhine state, where most of the country’s Rohingya live in poverty, the question that has been asked over and over must now be shouted: When will Aung San Suu Kyi — the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, icon of democracy and de facto leader of the country — stand up for the democratic rights of this persecuted group?

  • | Posted: Sep 11 2017 - 12:05am

    When the act of terrorism struck the United States, my husband and I had just arrived in Velbert, a small town near Düsseldorf, Germany. We sat gemütlich (cozy) in the living room, my mother, my husband and I, enjoying a long-awaited time together. This peaceful moment was suddenly interrupted by a neighbor, shouting, “Quick, turn on the TV, something terrible is happening in New York!”

  • Posted: Sep 11 2017 - 12:05am

    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program isn’t lost yet. Members of Congress can save it by doing what once was commonplace — working across the aisle to advance common interests. The fate of about 800,000 immigrants — brought here as children by their undocumented parents — is ample inspiration for bipartisanship.

  • Posted: Sep 10 2017 - 12:06am

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey’s hit on Texas, and with Hurricane Irma threatening Florida, let’s all acknowledge one reason for the vulnerability of Americans who live in low-lying coastal regions of the Sunbelt: The federal government has been paying people to locate there.

  • Posted: Sep 10 2017 - 12:06am

    Chung’s sour grapes

  • | Posted: Sep 10 2017 - 12:06am

    “Congress has been dropping in relative power along a descending curve of 60 years’ duration, with the rate of fall markedly increased since 1933. … The fall of the American Congress seems to be correlated with a more general historical transformation toward political and social forms within which the representative assembly — the major political organism of post-Renaissance Western civilization — does not have a primary political function.”

  • Posted: Sep 10 2017 - 12:05am

    The Big Island as seen by Hawaii Tribune-Herald cartoonist Gary Hoff.