Monthly Archives: September 2019

  • Does Anybody Care About Ukraine?

    Does Anybody Care About Ukraine?

    Grind for October 1stFIRST SIP:“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.” – Theodore Roosevelt Slip And Slide The HeadlineKamala Harris drops to fifth placeThe GrindAfter a surge of support that could ...
  • Harvesting Organs; Joe Biden

    Harvesting Organs; Joe Biden

    Grind for September 30thFIRST SIP:“When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?'” – Sydney J. Harris Trending The HeadlineThe Chinese government is harvesting organs from religious minoritiesThe GrindThe China ...
  • Juul and Beijing

    Juul and Beijing

    Grind for September 29thFIRST SIP:“We spend the first twelve months of our children’s lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.” – Phyllis Diller Backtracking The HeadlineJuul CEO steps down amid health concernsThe ...
  • Tiktok Censoring and Limiting Refugees

    Tiktok Censoring and Limiting Refugees

    Grind for September 28thFIRST SIP:“The world is a globe. The farther you sail, the closer to home you are.” – Terry Pratchett Big Brother The HeadlineTikTok: Bringing Chinese censorship to American teenagersThe GrindThe Chinese government appears to be blocking footage of the ...
  • Labor Expansion; Boris is in Trouble

    Labor Expansion; Boris is in Trouble

    Grind for September 27thFIRST SIP:“It’s always darkest before the dawn. So if you’re going to steal your neighbor’s newspaper, that’s the time to do it.” – Navjot Singh Sidhu Get To Work The HeadlineLabor Department expands overtime pay protections to ...
  • We’re Not Ready For The Next Health Pandemic…

    We’re Not Ready For The Next Health Pandemic…

    Grind for September 26thFIRST SIP:“To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research.” – Steven Wright Warning The HeadlineReport warns: The world is not ready for the next big disease The GrindIf a pandemic hit the world in 2019, it would kill up to ...
  • Democrats Are More Extreme Than Ever Before

    Democrats Are More Extreme Than Ever Before

    Grind for September 25thFIRST SIP:“When the war of the giants is over, the wars of the pygmies will begin.” – Winston Churchill Are You Crazy? The HeadlineCandidate Yang: Free money, but no beef or carsThe GrindSpeaking Thursday at MSNBC’s climate forum at Georgetown ...
  • Judge Backs Trump on CA Law

    Judge Backs Trump on CA Law

    Grind for September 24thFIRST SIP:“A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.” – Steven Wright Scary News The HeadlineThe British have lost their right to privacy. Are we next in line?The GrindIn Great Britain, police are using surveillance cameras and facial ...
  • More From Fukushima

    More From Fukushima

    Grind for September 23rdFIRST SIP:“A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.” – Samual Goldwyn Changing The Status Quo The HeadlineCalifornia’s new labor law protects “gig workers” like Uber and Lyft driversThe GrindA new law signed ...
  • Pelosi on Healthcare

    Pelosi on Healthcare

    Grind for September 22ndFIRST SIP:“A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers.” – HL Mencken United We Stand The HeadlineHouse Speaker unveils plan to lower the cost of prescription drugsThe GrindIf there’s one thing everyone can agree on, it’s ...