Editorial Cartoons

Selected editorial cartoon from the News-Register Viewpoints section.

Jeb Bladine: Recognizing the potential for Hatfields and McCoys

Here’s a good rule: Anyone who recognizes potential for conflict to escalate into a scorched-earth war should try to help douse that fire. Too often, we don’t see it coming, or we wait too ...

Take me out to the ball game

By Kirby Neumann- Rea Of the News-Register   Exploring is half the fun. The other half is finding other things to explore. As a Linfield grad, frequent Mac visitor and now resident, ...

Rankin: A prescription for what’s ailing Linfield

By J. GRAHAM RANKIN Veteran Chemistry Professor I have taught college for nearly 30 years at five different universities, none of which is Linfield. Currently, I am serving as an adjunct professor in ...

Gibson: Immunotherapy: Helping the body to heal itself

In 1890, a young woman died of a rapidly progressive form of bone cancer, in spite of an amputation performed by her orthopedic surgeon, Dr. William Coley. Her death deeply affected Coley, who began a ...

Jeb Bladine: Solving the mystery of the missing letters

My love/hate relationship with computers plunged into the dark side this month after one of them hid most of our letters to the editor (LTE). Whatchamacolumn Jeb Bladine is president and publisher ...

Kirby Neumann- Rea: In Mac neighborhood, toy trucks a roadside attraction

I thought of this G.K. Chesterton quote at the sight of a front yard near West Second Street and Elmwood Drive: “Happy is the man who still loves something of the nursery; he has not been broken ...

Meador: The irony in a gesture

The first time I saw it, I did a double-take. Honestly, there was no doubt in my mind what I saw was a gesture of respect. After all, Tim Tebow had been kneeling just a few years before, and many people ...

DePew: Narrative distracts from focus on improving lives

By BRIAN DePEW Of the Center for Rural Affairs Each of the past several elections has thrust rural people into the media spotlight. Rural and urban people are divided, the pundits tell us. Neither understands ...

Bladine: Too much news for just one topic

So many stories; so little space. Said his name: Twelve Minneapolis jurors — seven women and five men; six white and six Black or multiracial — this week sparked widespread street celebrations ...

Back, and Forth: A circuit through a place both new and familiar

Exploring is half the fun. The other half is finding other things to explore. I’m new to Yamhill County, enjoying discoveries in the same place I attended college and have sampled many times over ...

Lowery: The trillion dollar man

By RICH LOWERY Editor of the National Review So far, the defining word of the Biden era is “trillion.” The Joe Biden who portrayed himself as a moderate, old school, bipartisan dealmaker ...

Ruiz: Why should we have to pay for transparency?

By BRITTANY RUIZ Management Consultant In a recent op-ed, Yamhill County Commissioner Casey Kulla advocated overhauling our land use laws and increasing transparency in government agencies. I wanted ...

Yin: Hiring locally pays huge dividends

When I read in the news not too long ago that Oregon had lost more than 25,000 jobs in one month, my heart hurt for our state — the place I’ve called home for 24 years. This is where I grew ...

Prevalence of stereotypes makes Asian women especially vulnerable

By KAREN LEONG and KAREN KUO Arizona State University Asian American women understand that the alleged murderer of eight people in Atlanta was acting in keeping with a culture filled with racialized ...

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