Who Said It?

"We've been trying to reach world leaders, but it's early and they're still asleep."a) An aide to Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat, after Israeli forces invaded… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2006

Who Said It?

"America has a major stake in our survival. . . . We want the bad guys exposed and punished."A) The CEO of WorldCom, pretending he… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2006

Who Said It?

"There are lots of different situations when the government has legitimate reasons to give out false information."a) Washington Gov. Gary Locke, while explaining why he… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2006

Who Said It?

"It was an incredibly expensive proposition."a) Bill Gates, testifying at Microsoft's antitrust trial, on his effort to settle the attorney general's lawsuit by purchasing the… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2006

Who Said It?

"The staffing level 'fluctuates based on intelligence.'"a) State Sen. James West, R-Spokane, defending his proposal to provide fewer teachers to local school districts where students… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2006

Who Said It?

"We were going to do what we were going to do, regardless."a) Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., explaining that all the explicit warnings of deadly terrorist… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2006

Who Said It?

"Although it might at times be difficult to resist, please no sneering, whispering, booing, guffawing, or throwing things in court."a) The bailiff's instructions to spectators… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2006

Who Said It?

"Do you have blacks, too?"a) Major-league pitcher John Rocker, recently overheard asking PGA player David Duval whether pro golf had any African-American players.b) British actor… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2006

Who says you can’t have it all?

Mothers and fathers ditch the old dichotomy between work and home.

Who the #$*! Are They?

How I was suckered by a 35,000-year-old entity.

Who voted?

Grandma elects the Seattle City Council.

Who You Already Know

There are good reasons that you're familiar with—or at least should be familiar with—these 20 individuals and families. After years (or, in the case of… Continue reading

Who? What? Where? When? Why? How?

Why familiarity breeds contempt has never been clear to me. It seems that humans are predisposed to getting bored with the same old thing after… Continue reading

Who’ll stop the train? …not these guys

Ten reasons light rail keeps on rolling.

Who’s a wuss?

As the mayor still endeavors to wipe the twin eggs of the $9 million WTO and the embarrassing cancellation of the New Year's Eve Seattle… Continue reading

Who’s Destroying the Lillian?

The city, or Paul Allen's Vulcan Inc.?

Who’s got the contract?

Each side accuses the other of gamesmanship in the newspaper strike.

Who’s Running the Market?

Infighting at the Pike Place Market.

Who’s the grave robber?

John Dickinson's crusade to restore a lost cemetery gets him into trouble, but gets some unlikely results.

Who’s tougher?

Sidran and Nickels bring different strengths to the mayoral race.