Monthly Archives: May 2019

  • Pointing Fingers – Iran and Debt Collectors

    Grind for June 1stFIRST SIP:“Money doesn’t talk, it swears.” – Bob Dylan Do Not Disturb The HeadlineCFPB proposal would impose new restrictions on debt collectorsThe GrindIf you are one of more than 43 million Americans with overdue medical bills, you’ve probably ...
  • Big Pharma and EU Elections

    Grind for May 31st, 2019FIRST SIP:“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean Setting A Precedent The HeadlineLandmark opioid trial begins in OklahomaThe GrindThe first case among thousands of ...
  • German Jews And Elephant Hunting

    Grind for May 30th, 2019FIRST SIP:“We had gay burglars the other night. They broke in and rearranged the furniture.” – Robin Williams Deja Vu The HeadlineGerman Jews advised to conceal faith amid rising anti-SemitismThe GrindAccording to government reports, hate crimes against ...
  • LA travel ban to Alabama

    Grind for May 29th, 2019FIRST SIP:“I don’t really like being with people my own age for long periods, because all we talk about is our decrepitude, how the world is changing for the worse even though it isn’t.” – Ian Mckellen Are You Serious The HeadlineIn response ...
  • Differing Opinions on Politics and Religion

    Differing Opinions on Politics and Religion

    Grind for May 28th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Death is a fearful thing” – William Shakespeare. One Step Closer The HeadlinePro-choice groups sue Alabama over abortion lawThe GrindAs promised, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood are suing the state of Alabama ...
  • Deadly Fungal Superbug and Trade War

    Deadly Fungal Superbug and Trade War

    Grind for May 27th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Today or any day that phone may ring and bring good news.” – Ethel Waters Health Alert The HeadlineCDC Warns: Deadly fungal superbug is spreading The Grind“It’s like the creature from the black lagoon,” says Tom Chiller, ...
  • Kamala Harris And Health insurance

    Kamala Harris And Health insurance

    Grind for May 26th, 2019FIRST SIP:“I don’t think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking there’s some kind of change.” – Bob Dylan Wasted Effort The HeadlineKamala Harris wants to ...
  • Washington Is Now Composting Human Bodies

    Washington Is Now Composting Human Bodies

    Grind for May 25th, 2019FIRST SIP:“I’ll never graduate from collagen.” – Dolly Parton To Infinity And Beyond The HeadlineNASA study reveals new information about the effects of long-term spaceflight on the human body The GrindIn 2015, astronaut Scott Kelly arrived at the ...
  • Citizenship Question And EU Gun Control

    Citizenship Question And EU Gun Control

    Grind for May 24th, 2019FIRST SIP:“At 50, I began to know who I was. It was like waking up to myself.” – Maya Angelou Side Effects The HeadlineBusiness leaders oppose citizenship questionThe GrindThe Trump Administration is pushing to add the question – “Is this ...
  • Handling Iran and Brexit

    Handling Iran and Brexit

    Grind for May 23rd, 2019FIRST SIP:“My mother’s idea of natural childbirth was giving birth without makeup.” – Robin Williams Last Chance The HeadlineUK Prime Minister gives Parliament a fourth and final chance to deliver BrexitThe GrindBritish Prime Minister Theresa May ...