Editorial Cartoons

Selected editorial cartoon from the News-Register Viewpoints section.

Jeb Bladine: Frogs caught in the boiling water

This week, I’m at a loss for words: It’s too late for regrets, too early for inspiration. From our small corner, we can only hope for attenuation of the contempt and hatred that has poisoned ...

Letter to Readers: No mention of siege?

When I picked up last Friday’s News-Register, I was surprised when I didn’t see an article about the insurrection in Washington, D.C. I assumed it had been assigned to someone while I had been ...

Lowery: The economic cruelty of the COVID pandemic

Just when it seemed some of the most disheartening trends in the U.S. economy were finally beginning to reverse, COVID-19 arrived to entrench them.

 

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Whatchamacolumn: Ron Noble: Democracy needs 'sensible majority'

It is a sad day, but that can change. Protest and let your voice be heard? YES. Violence and criminal activity? NO. Our country embraces the idea that differing opinions and ideals have equal voice. ...

Let's make government boring again

Not quite 30 years ago, I stood in a well-worn conference room at an obscure Naval base, raised my right hand, and swore to defend the Constitution. With some variations — the civil and ...

Jeb Bladine: A New Year needs some new traditions

It’s New Year’s Eve. At midnight, a national sigh of relief will combine “good riddance” to 2020 with hopeful anticipation for a far better 2021. As New Year’s resolutions ...

Laura Finley: A doctorate earned the old-fashioned way

Last month, Joseph Epstein, who teaches at Northwestern University, penned an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal admonishing Dr. Jill Biden, President-elect Joe Biden’s wife, to stop referring ...

Bond: Get your second wind in a community band

  Imagine you are a 16-year old high school football player. Ten years from now, you probably will never play again, because you no longer have the physical skills you need. Imagine you ...

Worthy alternative to Christmas cards

It seems silly to say, but Christmas always arrives at a good time of year. The great Christian holiday falls four days after the winter solstice, an ancient pagan holiday that generated many of today’s ...

Rutledge: Let’s rediscover truth, democracy

In this season of Advent, Christians are asked to reflect on the holy family, their sojourn in Egypt, and what this might teach the faithful about how to treat the stranger among us. The story of the ...

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Pointer: The rich tapestry of holiday traditions

This is the 20th year Starla Pointer has written about holiday traditions that area residents grew up with. A News-Register reporter since 1982, she believes stories like these, and the Stopping By features ...

Jeb Bladine: Employers need new tax protection

Employers neednew tax protection Today’s continuation of our “Navigating Unemployment” series comes as Congress continues high-stakes negotiations on new relief measures for economic ...

Tom Hastings & Sadkia Hosteler: Earth to Portland: Violence not the answer

By TOM HASTINGS and<br/>SADKIA HOSTELER LIPPY     We live in Portland, Oregon. And almost anyone in our town will tell you, the question we are getting the most from those who do not ...

Gibson: Revolutionary lab research paved way for vaccines

COVID-19 has been a nightmare of personal tragedies and economic devastation. It has given us, though, a window into one of the greatest accomplishments of medical science in this or any century ...

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