*Any statements in this issue of the Watch which are not sourced are mine and identified by “WW”.
27% of Americans say the country is headed in the right direction while 60% say it is on the wrong track. [Reuters/Ipsos, 9/5/17]
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(Courtesy of Simma Leibman; other sources as noted)
A member of Parliament to Disraeli: “Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.”
“That depends, Sir, said Disraeli, ‘whether I embrace your policies or your mistress.”
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On 9/11/17, Gallup found that 37% of Americans approve of his job performance and 58% disapprove.
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The following is a list of people who have been mentioned as potential candidates in 2020. Folks are on the list whether or not they have claimed or disclaimed any interest in running.
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As of the last week of August, Congress had a disapproval rating of 74% and an approval rating of 15%. [Fox News, 8/29/17]
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48% of top bank employees are women as compared to 33.2% in Silicon Valley. [Jamie Dimon of J.P. Morgan]
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There are two similar D.C. restaurants, one in Southeast, Agua301, and the other in Northwest, Millie’s. They are both quite large with indoor seating and additional outdoor seating when the weather permits.
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Debbie and I went to Aqua301 with Iris and Larry.
It is one of a series of four restaurants facing the river at this particular location.
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Debbie and I joined Florence and Peter for dinner at Millie’s.
The restaurant seats 260 people, 180 inside and 80 outside.
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Debbie and I went to Farmers & Distillers with Sherry and Mike.
Farmers & Distillers is the latest addition and sixth restaurant in the Founding Farmers group of restaurants.
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Rita, Bob and Debbie and I went to Q for dinner.
The reception desk is straight ahead as you walk in. To the far left there is a section of 4 person booths the length of the dining room. They are separated from the balance of the restaurant by a half wall. On the other side of that wall are 2 person booths also running the length of the restaurant.
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