Knute Berger

Purple People Eaters

Purple People Eaters

The Democrats cannot gain control of Congress by denigrating the suburbs.

Purple People Eaters
Put a Fork in It

Put a Fork in It

The monorail is done. Or it should be.

Put a Fork in It
Racing Down the Slippery Slope

Racing Down the Slippery Slope

What's after gay marriage? Polygamy? Bring it on.

Racing Down the Slippery Slope
Real IDiocy

Real IDiocy

A national identity card issued by the state Department of Licensing? Yes, it's the law—and a dumb, expensive one.

Real IDiocy

Red Dawn

There's growing proof that America lost the Cold War.

Red, White, and Dissonant

Red, White, and Dissonant

I can hear America screeching.

Red, White, and Dissonant
Redneck Renegade

Redneck Renegade

Forget Iraq. Merle Haggard says it's America that needs freeing.

Redneck Renegade

Regime Change Begins at Home

In Seattle, incompetence goes unpunished.

Renewal

Renewal

An old hand returns with new perspective.

Renewal

Right Wing to the Rescue

Why the anti-war movement needs Pat Buchanan.

Roads to Ruin

Roads to Ruin

Sex! Monorail! The spankin' new library!

Roads to Ruin

Rogue Statesman

HOW DID GEORGE W. BUSH manage to transform himself from leader of the free world into the world's most determined suicide bomber? Of all the… Continue reading

Roll On, Columbia

I'M NEVER GOING into space. This is a big disappointment. I grew up in the era of the Mercury astronauts, the New Frontier, and Apollo… Continue reading

Rules of the road

Governor Locke, there is a traffic emergency in Seattle. I suggest we immediately convene a regionwide summit to seek consensus on the following agenda items.SUV… Continue reading

Rummy, Romanism, and Rebellion

Rummy, Romanism, and Rebellion

Maybe a military coup isn't such a bad idea.

Rummy, Romanism, and Rebellion
Save Some Outrage

Save Some Outrage

Mad about Enron? What about Boeing and the UW?

Save Some Outrage
Before the fiasco: The camera catches Paul Schell's last smile.

Schell shocked

How a free-trade photo op turned into a politician's nightmare.

Before the fiasco: The camera catches Paul Schell's last smile.

Schizo Seattle

THE LATE COLUMNIST Emmett Watson invented Lesser Seattle, a nifty literary device by which he could voice concerns of Seattleites who were tired of change… Continue reading

Seattle Weekly wins awards, creates a stir with stories.

Seattle Weekly kicked ass at the annual Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) awards banquet last week. Competing with weeklies from throughout Western Washington in the… Continue reading

Seattle's Bold Bioneers

Seattle’s Bold Bioneers

Meet the bikers, bus riders, and moochers of carless Seattle.

Seattle's Bold Bioneers