Author Archives: April K

Author Archives: April K

  • A Bumpy Road Ahead

    A Bumpy Road Ahead

    Grind for January 9th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Haste makes waste.” – Benjamin Franklin Stalement The HeadlineGovernment shutdown continuesThe GrindThis year will likely be remembered as having begun during one of the longest government shutdowns in US history.The partial shutdown, ...
  • Gearing Up For The Next Presidential Election

    Gearing Up For The Next Presidential Election

    Grind for January 8th, 2019FIRST SIP:“My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.” – Michael Jordan Curious The HeadlineThousands of people want the US to give part of Minnesota to ...
  • One Step Forward Two Steps Back

    One Step Forward Two Steps Back

    Grind for January 7th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.” – Leonardo da Vinci Good Idea The HeadlineUS House opens state-of-the-art daycare centerThe GrindHouse lawmakers and staff will soon have the opportunity to send their children to an ...
  • Making The Pilgrimage

    Making The Pilgrimage

    Grind for January 6th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Lost time is never found again.” – Benjamin Franklin Deja Vu The HeadlineAnother migrant caravan is headed for the US, and this one is even bigger than the lastThe GrindA caravan of 15,000 Central American migrants is planning to depart ...
  • Trying To Reopen The Government

    Trying To Reopen The Government

    Grind for January 5th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.” – Napoleon Bonaparte Not So Fast The HeadlineNew House tries to reopen governmentThe GrindUpon returning to Capitol Hill this Thursday, House Democrats immediately moved to ...
  • Finally Telling The Truth

    Finally Telling The Truth

    Grind for January 4th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan Heating Up The HeadlineIf necessary, China will take Taiwan by forceThe GrindChina will do whatever it takes to regain control of Taiwan, ...
  • Federal Workers Won’t Be Happy

    Federal Workers Won’t Be Happy

    Grind for January 3rd, 2019FIRST SIP:“It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.” – Thomas Jefferson Hold Your Breath The HeadlineDemocratic Republic of Congo finally holds presidential electionThe GrindCongolese voters hit the polls ...
  • Is Technology All It’s Cracked Up To Be

    Is Technology All It’s Cracked Up To Be

    Grind for January 2nd, 2019FIRST SIP:“You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.” – Napoleon Bonaparte Read This The HeadlineIs your Netflix account safe?The GrindThe Federal Trade Commission has warned all Netflix users to be wary ...
  • Starting The Year With A Bang

    Starting The Year With A Bang

    Grind for January 1st, 2019FIRST SIP:“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan Breathe Easy The HeadlineEPA will keep 2012 regulations in place for mercury emissionsThe GrindThe process of burning coal releases ...
  • Walmart Turns Into Big Brother

    Walmart Turns Into Big Brother

    Grind for December 31st, 2018FIRST SIP:“I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We’ve created life in our own image.” – Stephen Hawking Not So ...