The Trump administration has taken a series of steps to cut funding for abortion providers and promote conservative reproductive policies, moving forward what supporters and opponents say could be the most antiabortion presidential agenda in recent memory. Continue reading “Disassembling”
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. Continue reading “2020”
The Congress as a whole remains in a state of substantial disapproval by the folks who elected them and there seems little prospect for that changing any time soon. Going back at least ten years it is not possible to find a time when approval of Congress exceeded disapproval. Continue reading “Congress”
48% of currently employed women in the United States say they have personally experienced an “unwelcome sexual advance or verbal or physical harassment” at work. Continue reading “Women Will Get It Done: Harassment”
Linda, Tevy, Paula, Corey, Debbie and I went to Ghibellina on a week night. Linda was the fifth grade teacher of the owner of the restaurant who was not there this particular evening. Continue reading “Restaurant: Ghibellina”
Debbie and I had two visits to Silver. Overall, the first visit with Bob and Rita was quite good, with the exception of one dish that was a little too spicy. We left there feeling quite good about the service and the food.
Our second visit with Tom put a bit of a damper on our initial impression. Continue reading “Restaurant: Silver”
*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]
Continue reading “State of the Nation”
(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.”
Continue reading “Quotes”
On 9/11/17, Gallup found that 37% of Americans approve of his job performance and 58% disapprove.
Continue reading “President Trump”
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.
Continue reading “2020”