Author Archives: April K

Author Archives: April K

  • A First For The EU Commission

    A First For The EU Commission

    Grind for July 21stFIRST SIP:“We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.” – George Bernard Shaw A Narrow Victory The HeadlineUrsula von der Leyen becomes first female to lead EU CommissionThe GrindIn a secret ballot held Tuesday, MEPs voted 383-327 ...
  • Harris Healthcare and Texas Undercount

    Harris Healthcare and Texas Undercount

    Grind for July 20thFIRST SIP:“Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy.” – Francois de la Rochefoucauld I Don’t Think So The HeadlineKamala Harris’s plan for Big Pharma is a little bit fascistThe GrindPresidential hopeful Kamala Harris (D-CA) on ...
  • Dealing With Opioid Deaths And The 9/11 Aftermath

    Dealing With Opioid Deaths And The 9/11 Aftermath

    Grind for July 19thFIRST SIP:“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns Good News The HeadlineDrug overdose deaths are down for the first time in 20 yearsThe GrindDrug overdose deaths in the United States have dropped for ...
  • Mexico’s border security efforts – Turkey is buying weapons from Russia

    Mexico’s border security efforts – Turkey is buying weapons from Russia

    Grind for July 18thFIRST SIP:“Never doubt the courage of the French. They were the ones who discovered that snails are edible.” – Doug Larson Trending The HeadlineUnder pressure from Trump, Mexico is working hard to boost immigration enforcementThe GrindOne June 7th, Mexico ...
  • Liberals Demanding Action

    Liberals Demanding Action

    Grind for July 17thFIRST SIP:“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” – Dorothy Parker Not So Fast The HeadlineProtestors disrupt conference; ask Amazon to cut ties with ICEThe GrindA group of tech workers and immigration activists interrupted a key ...
  • Immigration Raids and More Resignations

    Immigration Raids and More Resignations

    Grind for July 16thFIRST SIP:“History is a vast early warning system.” – Norman Cousins Serves You Right The Headline Labor Sec. resigns amid Epstein controversy The GrindPresident Trump’s Labor Secretary Alex Acosta submitted his resignation this week following the ...
  • Toxic Caterpillars and Alzheimer’s Biomarkers

    Toxic Caterpillars and Alzheimer’s Biomarkers

    Grind for July 15thFIRST SIP:“High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.” – Christopher Morley Medical News The HeadlineScientists look for biomarkers to improve Alzheimer’s diagnosisThe GrindOne of the reasons Alzheimer’s is so hard ...
  • Dangerous Words And Drinks

    Dangerous Words And Drinks

    Grind for July 14thFIRST SIP:“Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide, and she hides it well.” – Alexander Smith New Research The HeadlineNew studies suggest soda greatly increased the risk of cancer.The GrindThe BMJ medical journal recently published a study that ...
  • Big Pharma Wins; Kim Darroch Resigns

    Big Pharma Wins; Kim Darroch Resigns

    Grind for July 13thFIRST SIP:“Biologically speaking, if something bites you it’s more likely to be female.” – Desmond Morris Overruled The HeadlineFederal judge blocks Trump Administration policy requiring drug makers to include prices in TV adsThe GrindA federal judge ...
  • Tom Steyer and Virgin Galactic

    Grind for July 12thFIRST SIP:“Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it.” – Cullen Hightower Unexpected The HeadlineAnti-Trump nutcase Tom Steyer declares presidential bid The GrindBillionaire activist and Democratic ...