Saturday, September 23, 2017

Dear Donald Trump, "Those people" comprise 72% of NFL rosters and 77% of NBA rosters


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Quoted in Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL and Steph Curry.  (Washington Post, 9/23/2017)


That old-time whistle, by Paul Krugman.  (The New York Times, 3/16/2014)

UPDATE. Dear Luther, Looks like you have some mighty soft support there from Donald Trump



Quoted in I love Alabama — it’s special’: At rally for Sen. Luther Strange, Trump vents frustrations in rambling speech.  (Washington x 9/22/2017)

Another 'Fred' moment from Trumpworld.




9/9/2017 update, "Sorry, Luther Strange, but Donald Trump isn't even sure if he likes you anymore", starts here.


Two recent polls suggest the race is tightening, but the latest poll gives Roy Moore considerable breathing room.

Source:  Wikipedia


Original 8/14/2017 post, "Donald Trump to Luther Strange:  Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?", starts here.


Quoted in Despite Trump’s Support, Luther Strange, Alabama Senator, Struggles to a Primary Finish.  (The New York Times, 8/13/2017)

Related reading:
Is That a Gun in Your Pocket, or Are You Just Glad to See Me?Mae West? Aristophanes? Apocryphal?  (Quote Investigator, 8/20/2013

Also note note:
Luther Strange, Newest Senator, Is Ex-Lobbyist Who Thrived in ‘Swamp’.  (The New York Times, 2/9/2017)
Mr. Sessions, who was sworn in as attorney general on Thursday, was succeeded on the same day in the Senate by the attorney general of Alabama, Luther Strange, a former Washington lobbyist and onetime partner at a white-shoe Birmingham law firm with deep ties to the establishment wing of the Republican Party.

Sauk Trails II UPDATE: Close-up and distant views


From the back of Sprecher's parking lot.


From John Q. Hammons Drive


From Fourier Drive


4/13/2017 update, " Structural steel surrounds elevator and stairwell towers at construction site of Sauk Trails II", starts here.


Photos by Retiring Guy


Original 3/7/2017 post, "Elevator and stairwell towers rise at construction site of Sauk Trails II development", starts here.

Located at Fourier Drive and Deming Way in Madison, just south of Middleton's Greenway Center.

A view across Deming Way.

Photos by Retiring Guy

A view across Fourier Drive.


Must be planning for lots of parking.


It's been mighty windy of late.


5 stories.  160,000 square feet.  Planned completion December 2017.  The trees, of course, are decorative for the time being.

Rendering credit:  The Gialamas Company