*Any statements in this issue of the Watch which are not sourced are mine and identified by “WW”.
34.5% of Americans say the country is headed in the right direction while 57.7% say it is on the wrong track. [Real Clear Politics, 3/2-3/27/18] Continue reading “State of the Nation”
“Be depressed, discouraged, and disappointed at failures and the disheartening effects of ignorance, greed, corruption and bad politics – but never give up.” [Marjory Stoneman Douglas] Continue reading “Quotes”
On March 31, 2018, Gallup found that 40% of Americans approve of President Trump’s job performance and 55% disapprove. Continue reading “President Trump”
Protection of consumers is taking a back seat as the Trump administration moves to unwind and undercut as many existing or proposed regulations that protect individuals from financial institutions, corporations and other entities. Continue reading “Disassembling”
The following is a list of people who have been mentioned (by either themselves or others) as potential candidates in 2020. Folks are on the list whether or not they have claimed or disclaimed any interest in running. Continue reading “2020”
Congress’ approval rating continues at a subterranean level. Continue reading “Congress”
“If you’re a woman who’s uttered a few words in public, chances are good that you’ve been interrupted. If you’ve been audible in an office, it’s almost inevitable. Men interrupt you in closed-door meetings and in the middle of presentations and over lunch. Call it out, risk that hated rejoinder-God, don’t be so emotional about it. None of us are immune. Not senators like Kamala Harris or Supreme Court justices. Not Michelle Obama. Not Arianna Huffington or Oprah. And not women on live television, who endure sexism, condescension, and countless, endless interruptions, all while millions of people watch.” [Gender Avenger Blog, 3/17/18] Continue reading “Women Will Get It Done”
Gwen, Debbie and I went to Bibiana for dinner on a Friday night.
The food was very good but the service was exceptional. (I had previously dined at Bibianna for lunch with David.) Continue reading “Restaurant: Bibiana”