Opinion

Opinion

McCain & American Century struggle to survive

Harsh rhetoric, humiliation, and disdain both for true patriots and America’s partners alone will not revive the American Century, but can singularly work to divide our nation, destroy our reputation, and dissipate our global leadership.

Opinion

Cut the charade and crown the president

Did the Supreme Court just give the president the power of decree? The travel ban ruling is a parsed argument that effectively states the president of the United States has the authority to proclaim that his national security policies are overarching and that his being is infallible.

Opinion

Is Donald Trump chief executive or executive producer?

Unlike most recent presidents, Donald Trump does not have a White House communications director. He doesn’t need one. Trump is his own executive producer. Once reserved for the high and the mighty, the Oval Office under this president is the main set for his image-making.

Opinion

Inside the Trump-Kim summit: What it really means

Clearly, the Trump-Kim nuclear-weapons summit had all the elements to make it historic, must-see TV. What is unknown, despite the blizzard of post-summit coverage, criticism and speculation, is exactly what the event might actually mean, if anything.

U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen on Trumpcare

U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen, who represents Washington’s 2nd Congressional District, which includes Bellingham, and his constituents comment on health care.