Monthly Archives: September 2019

  • California Emissions Waiver

    California Emissions Waiver

    Grind for September 21stFIRST SIP:“Older people shouldn’t eat health food, they need all the preservatives they can get.” – Robert Orben Not So Fast The HeadlineTrump Administration to overturn Obama-era policy allowing California to set its own emissions standardsThe ...
  • Purdue Goes Bankrupt; Strikes At GM

    Purdue Goes Bankrupt; Strikes At GM

    Grind for September 20thFIRST SIP: “It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.” – Voltaire It’s About Time The HeadlinePurdue Pharma reaches another settlement and files for bankruptcyThe GrindPurdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection this Sunday as ...
  • Iran and Edward Snowden

    Iran and Edward Snowden

    Grind for September 19thFIRST SIP:“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be the boss and work twelve hours a day.” – Robert Frost Blame Game The HeadlineThe USA blames Iran for attack on Saudi oil facilitiesThe GrindTwo major oil facilities in Saudi ...
  • Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Policy

    Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Policy

    Grind for September 18thFIRST SIP:“A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.” – Milton Berle Mission Complete The HeadlineSupreme Court upholds third-country asylum ruleThe GrindThe Supreme Court this week voted 7-2 to uphold a controversial immigration policy ...
  • Iran Is Out Of Money, Hamza bin Laden

    Iran Is Out Of Money, Hamza bin Laden

    Grind for September 17thFIRST SIP:“Rules are not necessarily sacred; principles are.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Exactly As Planned The HeadlineDismal reports from Iran prove that Trump’s pressure campaign is workingThe GrindThe economic sanctions imposed on Iran last year ...
  • Hong Kong Asks USA For Help; NRA Sues California

    Hong Kong Asks USA For Help; NRA Sues California

    Grind for September 16thFIRST SIP:“Do not make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans or they will treat you like dogs.” – Martha Scott A Cry For Help The HeadlineProtestors in Hong Kong ask US for helpThe GrindPro-Democracy protestors in Hong Kong gathered around the ...
  • Uptick In Sexual Assault Cases

    Uptick In Sexual Assault Cases

    Grind for September 15thFIRST SIP:“Worrying is like paying a debt you don’t owe.” – Mark Twain Taking Action The HeadlinePresident Trump considers widespread ban on vape productsThe GrindSpeaking with HHS Secretary Alex Azar and FDA Commissioner Norman Sharpless ...
  • Hong Kong To Hedge Its Bets

    Hong Kong To Hedge Its Bets

    Grind for September 14thFIRST SIP:“The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” – Bertrand Russell Trending The HeadlineThe rate of uninsured Americans is increasingThe GrindFor the first time in more than 10 years, the rate of Americans ...
  • The Fall of Vaping and Social Media

    Grind for September 13thFIRST SIP:“When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.” – Mark Twain Trending The HeadlineThe ‘safe alternative’ to cigarettes is no longer safeThe GrindThe Oregon Health Authority is currently ...
  • Bolton is Done and Japan to Dump Radioactive Waste in Pacific

    Bolton is Done and Japan to Dump Radioactive Waste in Pacific

    Grind for September 12thFIRST SIP:“Let us read and let us dance – two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.” – Voltaire Between A Rock And A Hard Place The HeadlineAs storage space runs out, Japanese government considers dumping radioactive water into the ...