Sunday, October 13, 2019
Dr. Perry Cox, the bitter but witty character on the sitcom “Scrubs,” once observed: “It turns out we can’t save peop…
Did we do enough?
Retain Lawrence, Larsen
Oceans are sick
Trumpers in denial
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, an ongoing eruption of self-refuting statements (“I’m a very stable genius” with…
WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden has said that in holding up vital military assistance to Ukraine, Presid…
WASHINGTON — As gay and transgender Americans march inexorably toward equality, Justice Neil Gorsuch is on the horns …
WASHINGTON — Dictators. Always so humorous.
In Washington politics, the shrill voices are the ones who tend to get heard, but it’s those who are trying to stay a…
WASHINGTON — How much more of this can we take?
Saturday, October 12, 2019
This editorial was published by the Tri-City Herald ofKennewick.
WASHINGTON — This is a column about two impeachments and the boundless human capacity for rationalization and self-delusion.
Taking a first step
Friday, October 11, 2019
This editorial was published in the Idaho State Journal of Pocatello.
In his masterful biography of Richard Nixon, the journalist John A. Farrell recounts the last days — it was the summe…
Amend this amendment
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Toby Wyatt’s point isn’t so much the letter he co-signed to Gov. Brad Little last week — as it is how much restraint …
WASHINGTON — The judge took 130 pages to explain that Harvard’s “holistic review” admissions policies — which include…
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Early childhood education is something of a nonstarter with Idaho’s conservative-dominated Legislature.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Constitution, as written by the framers, contains seven articles.
Got the wrong bird
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
This editorial was published by the Idaho Press of Nampa.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s defense against impeachment is bombastic, full of lies and incoherent to the po…
Here’s to Patrick
Monday, October 07, 2019
This editorial was published by the Idaho State Journal of Pocatello
“If Democrats are successful in removing the president from office (which they never will be), it will cause a Civil …
Nichols got it wrong
Sunday, October 06, 2019
When it opened in the mid-1980s, Asotin County’s jail was built to accommodate 14 male and two female inmates.
When I started fishing the Snake River for steelhead in September of 1984, it was a steep learning curve from the tro…
Idaho Sen. Jim Risch chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and is the No. 2 figure on the Select Intelligence…
Not friendly in Seattle
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s call with the Ukrainian president was an impeachable abuse of power.
WASHINGTON — The beginning of the Supreme Court’s term this week includes momentous oral arguments on Tuesday in two …
WASHINGTON — Let’s be clear: President Donald Trump’s call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was not “beaut…
WASHINGTON — Forget that drain-the-swamp nonsense. Now President Donald Trump wants to fill the moat.
WASHINGTON — It’s fair to say at this juncture that America’s Quid and Ukraine’s Quo have been caught in bed together.
Saturday, October 05, 2019
This editorial was published by the (Olympia, Wash.) Olympian
A few thoughts about a couple of comments from the Idaho congressional delegation on the prospective impeachment of P…
Recuse yourself, Sen. Risch
Friday, October 04, 2019
DJEERS ... to Congressmen Russ Fulcher and Mike Simpson, both R-Idaho.
Idaho has had its share of political scandals and usually they involve money or sex — or, not infrequently, stupidity…
Thursday, October 03, 2019
Idaho legislators remain bound and determined to make somebody sweat out the state’s 10 percent match — roughly $42 m…
SEOUL, South Korea — In 1950, when Han Sung-joo was 10, shrapnel from an artillery shell lodged in his hip. This happ…