Monthly Archives: October 2019

  • Amazon Boycott and New York Voters

    Amazon Boycott and New York Voters

    Grind for November 1stFIRST SIP:“I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod.” – Winston Churchill Unexpected Twist The HeadlineHundreds of musicians boycott Amazon over its connection to ICEThe GrindIn a petition introduced ...
  • Warren’s New Plan and Scalise’s Fight

    Warren’s New Plan and Scalise’s Fight

    Grind for October 31stFIRST SIP:“I don’t believe in astrology; I’m a Sagittarius and we’re skeptical.” – Arthur C. Clarke Trending The HeadlineElizabeth Warren wants to eliminate charter schoolsThe GrindPresidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has unveiled a ...
  • Sex Changes and Seattle Math

    Sex Changes and Seattle Math

    Grind for October 30thFIRST SIP:“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill Not Fair The HeadlineFather heartbroken as jury sides with ex-wife who believes her son is a girlThe GrindLife as normal ended this week for 7-year-old James Georgulas ...
  • Al-Baghdadi Killed and Katie Hill

    Al-Baghdadi Killed and Katie Hill

    Grind for October 29thFIRST SIP:“Facebook just sounds like a drag, in my day seeing pictures of people’s vacations was considered a punishment.” – Betty White Mission Completed The HeadlineISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed by Special OpsThe GrindAbu Bakr ...
  • Dog Ownership Benefits, Exxon Lawsuit

    Dog Ownership Benefits, Exxon Lawsuit

    Grind for October 28thFIRST SIP:“How many people here have telekinetic powers? Raise my hand.” – Emo Philips Man’s Best Friend The Headline New study links dog ownership with longevityThe GrindA new study from the American Heart Association claims dog owners tend to live ...
  • Polar Bear Hoax, Mini Brains

    Polar Bear Hoax, Mini Brains

    Grind for October 27thFIRST SIP:“Never have more children than you have car windows.” – Erma Bombeck You’re Fired The HeadlineClimate change skeptic loses job based on polar bear researchThe GrindIn May, the University of Victoria rejected the renewal application of ...
  • Netanyahu Fails, Japan Imports Ebola

    Netanyahu Fails, Japan Imports Ebola

    Grind for October 26thFIRST SIP:“At every party there are two kinds of people – those who want to go home and those who don’t. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other.” – Ann Landers Close But No Cigar The HeadlineIsraeli PM fails to form a new ...
  • Elizabeth Warren on Tech, Facebook Bug Bounty

    Elizabeth Warren on Tech, Facebook Bug Bounty

    Grind for October 25thFIRST SIP:“To err is human; to admit it, superhuman.” – Doug Larson Lead By Example The HeadlineWarren compares Big Tech to Big Oil, Big PharmaThe GrindPresidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has promised not to take donations from Big Tech. In fact, she ...
  • G-7 Summit and Opioid Lawsuits

    G-7 Summit and Opioid Lawsuits

    Grind for October 24thFIRST SIP:“Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.” – Erma Bombeck Think Again The HeadlineTrump withdraws proposal to hold 2020 G-7 summit at his Miami resortThe GrindPresident Trump last week abandoned plans to host next year’s G-7 ...
  • Trump’s Foreign Policies Are Working

    Trump’s Foreign Policies Are Working

    Grind for October 23rdFIRST SIP:“The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.” – Voltaire Build It And They Won’t Come The HeadlineThe border wall is workingThe GrindOfficials in San Diego say a border wall project has led to a significant ...