Author Archives: April K

Author Archives: April K

  • Yemen Airstrike and National Monuments

    Yemen Airstrike and National Monuments

    Grind for February 15thFIRST SIP:“Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.” – Robert Frost Mission Completed The HeadlineCounterterrorism operation in Yemen kills al-Qaida leader The GrindPresident Trump confirmed the death of Qassim ...
  • The Search For Element 119

    The Search For Element 119

    Grind for February 14thFIRST SIP:“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Jung Science News The HeadlineModern alchemists search for element 119The GrindKosuke Morita is a nuclear physicist at Japan’s Kyushu ...
  • NYPD Takes A Stand Against De Blasio

    NYPD Takes A Stand Against De Blasio

    Grind for February 13thFIRST SIP:“The only thing more dangerous than ignorance is arrogance.” – Albert Einstein It’s About Time The HeadlineNYPD declares war on Mayor Bill de BlasioThe GrindPolice officers in New York City are finally calling out Mayor Bill de Blasio for ...
  • Coronavirus Lies and Afghanistan

    Coronavirus Lies and Afghanistan

    Grind for February 12thFIRST SIP:“The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.” – Friedrich Nietzsche This Is Bad The HeadlineEverything we told you about the coronavirus was wrong The GrindFor weeks, officials throughout the ...
  • Democrats’ EV Network and Biden vs. Buttigieg

    Democrats’ EV Network and Biden vs. Buttigieg

    Grind for February 11thFIRST SIP:“You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love; you have to deserve your father’s.” – Robert Frost Deja Vu The HeadlineHouse Democrats want to build a nationwide network of EV charging stationsThe GrindAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez ...
  • Moths and Life Expectancy

    Moths and Life Expectancy

    Grind for February 10thFIRST SIP:“A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair.” – Robert Frost Did You Know The HeadlineScientists release genetically modified moths to mitigate crop damageThe GrindThe diamondback moth is a small, migratory pest that eats ...
  • SMASH and Exemption Requests

    SMASH and Exemption Requests

    Grind for February 9thFIRST SIP:“The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.” – HL Mencken Not So Fast The HeadlineUS Army experiments with “smart rifle”The GrindThe US Army is evaluating new firearm technology that prevents a ...
  • LA’s Housing Market and China

    LA’s Housing Market and China

    Grind for February 8thFIRST SIP:“The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.” – Robert M. Pirsig Deja Vu The HeadlineChina’s response to the coronavirus isn’t what we thoughtThe GrindEight Chinese doctors were arrested in ...
  • Trump Is Acquitted and Iowa Caucus

    Trump Is Acquitted and Iowa Caucus

    Grind for February 7thFIRST SIP:“Nature soaks every evil with either fear or shame.” – Tertullian Much Ado About Nothing The HeadlineSenate lawmakers acquit President Trump on impeachment chargesThe GrindAs expected, the GOP-controlled Senate on Wednesday voted to acquit ...
  • Mexico’s President Raffles Off Plane and Coronavirus Update

    Mexico’s President Raffles Off Plane and Coronavirus Update

    Grind for February 6thFIRST SIP: “Gray skies are just clouds passing over.” – Duke Ellington Are You Serious? The HeadlineMexico’s president is giving away his private airplaneThe GrindMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is holding a raffle to get rid of his ...