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Apr 19 2015 - 12:05am || Comments

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

  • Posted: Mar 12 2015 - 1:00am

    Congressional Republicans are trying to obstruct President Barack Obama from concluding a nuclear agreement with Iran, but the only tangible result of their efforts has been to impede serious debate about the legitimate issues arising from the potential deal.

  • | Posted: Mar 12 2015 - 1:00am

    WASHINGTON — Conservatives’ next disappointment will at least be a validation. The coming reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank will confirm their warnings about the difficulty of prying the government’s tentacles off what should be society’s private sphere.

  • Posted: Mar 12 2015 - 1:00am

    Kudos to Roth

  • Posted: Mar 11 2015 - 1:00am

    A paramount test for those running for president is how they make decisions — how they absorb information, what principles they carry and how it is all processed to a final choice. This is highly subjective, often lost in the hurly-burly of campaigning, but crucial. Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is expected to announce her candidacy soon for the Democratic nomination, is at one of those revelatory moments and so far seems not to have recognized it. On Monday, people in her circle suggested that she will soon answer questions about her email account. We hope she seizes the opportunity to be forthcoming.

  • Posted: Mar 11 2015 - 1:00am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: Mar 11 2015 - 1:00am

    Six years ago, Paul Ryan, who since has become the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and the GOP’s leading voice on matters economic, had an Op-Ed article published in The New York Times. Under the headline “Thirty Years Later, a Return to Stagflation,” he warned that the efforts of the Obama administration and the Federal Reserve to fight the effects of financial crisis would bring back the woes of the 1970s, with inflation and unemployment high.

  • Posted: Mar 11 2015 - 1:00am

    Three of the most powerful forces in the U.S. economy just agreed to be more careful. They go by the names Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, and they collect billions of bits of data about U.S. consumers.

  • Posted: Mar 10 2015 - 1:00am

    Maps aplenty

  • Posted: Mar 10 2015 - 1:00am

    When it comes to familiar icons, McDonald’s ranks high in symbolism around the nation and the world. McDonald’s is also the world’s largest restaurant chain. The company deserves praise for a decision just announced that cannot have been easy to take but is important: to curtail the use of antibiotics in chicken products sold in the United States.

  • Posted: Mar 10 2015 - 1:00am

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

  • Posted: Mar 9 2015 - 1:00am

    The caricature of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un as a clownish figure and his nation as reckless, backwards and isolated is unhelpful in trying discern the reality of the Pyongyang regime and judge the dangers both to its own population and to those beyond its borders.

  • Posted: Mar 9 2015 - 1:00am

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

  • | Posted: Mar 9 2015 - 1:00am

    WASHINGTON — So it turns out Hillary Clinton will face a serious challenger in the primaries, after all. Her name is Hillary Clinton.

  • | Posted: Mar 8 2015 - 1:00am

    WASHINGTON — Michael Froman received from a Harvard Law School classmate, Barack Obama, a job that validates the axiom that the unlikelihood of any negotiation reaching agreement grows by the square of the number of parties involved. In trade negotiations, even one’s own country is troublesome, as the catfish conundrum illustrates. And the degree of difficulty in achieving a free trade pact is proportional to the number of Democrats in Congress.

  • Posted: Mar 8 2015 - 1:00am

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