*Any statements in this issue of the Watch which are not sourced are mine and identified by “WW”.
55% of Americans say the country is on the wrong track, including 51% of men and 59% of women. 33% of Americans say the country is headed in the right direction. This includes 39% of men and 28% of women. [Econ/YouGov 9/10/19] Continue reading “State of the Nation”
47% of all parents say they are likely to consider purchasing a bulletproof backpack for their child. 42% say they are not likely to consider the same. [Morning Consult 9/8/19] Continue reading “This and That”
Americans are split in their attitude toward the National Rifle Association.
40% of Americans feel positively about the National Rifle Association while 41% feel negatively. Continue reading “Guns”
“Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.”
–Ben Franklin Continue reading “Quotes”
As of September 8th, the Politico/Morning Consult survey found that 43% of registered voters approve of the job that President Trump is doing as president while 54% disapprove. Those approving of the job he is doing include 40% of women, 46% of men, 33% of Hispanics, 15% of African Americans, 82% of Republicans and 10% of Democrats. Continue reading “President Trump”
The 59th presidential election will take place on November 3, 2020. 410 days from today. Continue reading “2020”
Approval of the Congress generally remains quite bleak, having dropped since the first of the year. Continue reading “Congress”
Black and American Indian women are much more likely than white, Asian and Hispanic women to die pregnancy-related deaths according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continue reading “Women Will Get It Done”
In 2013, the Capella Hotel, opened on the C&O Canal. It had a restaurant called the Grill Room which was reviewed in the May 2013 Washington Watch. The Capella became the Rosewood Hotel in 2016. The hotel closed for renovations in October 2018 and reopened in early August of this year. Continue reading “Restaurant: CUT”
Debbie and I, along with Amy and Peter, went to Queen’s English on a Saturday night.
The restaurant first opened on April 10, 2019 and is co-owned by Chef Henji Cheung and his spouse, Sarah Thompson, who told us that she was also a chef at an earlier time. During the day, Sarah helps with the food prep and then when the restaurant is open, she manages the dining room. Continue reading “Restaurant: Queen’s English”
Leslie and Nate had the foresight to make a reservation at the restaurant some time ago and invited Debbie and I to join them. We arrived at 6:00 p.m. for a 6:15 p.m. reservation and were immediately seated. Continue reading “Restaurant: Rooster & Owl”