Author Archives: April K

Author Archives: April K

  • Coronavirus and Worried Americans

    Coronavirus and Worried Americans

    Grind for January 26thFIRST SIP:“I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.” – Steven Wright Bad News The HeadlineSARS-related spreads to the United StatesThe GrindThe mysterious illness that broke out in Wuhan, China late last ...
  • Brexit and Impeachment Updates

    Brexit and Impeachment Updates

    Grind for January 25thFIRST SIP:“The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.” – Friedrich Nietzsche This Is Going To Hurt The HeadlineUK Chancellor breaks from EU rules, says UK will ‘not be a ruletaker’The GrindWith the Brexit transition period ...
  • Buttigieg Struggles and NYT Endorsements

    Buttigieg Struggles and NYT Endorsements

    Grind for January 24thFIRST SIP:“A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.” – Robert Frost What’s Up With That The HeadlineWhy young progressive voters dislike Pete ButtigiegThe GrindSomething weird is ...
  • Americans for Prosperity, Impeachment

    Americans for Prosperity, Impeachment

    Grind for January 23rdFIRST SIP:“But what is happiness except the simply harmony between a man and the life he leads?” – Albert Camus Trending The HeadlineWhite House announces legal team that will defend President Trump during impeachment trialThe GrindThe White House this ...
  • Prayer in School and Trade Deals

    Prayer in School and Trade Deals

    Grind for January 22ndFIRST SIP:“A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.” – Robert Frost Don’t forget The HeadlineTrump reminds schools they could lose federal funds if they violate students’ religious ...
  • Celibacy and Viruses in China

    Celibacy and Viruses in China

    Grind for January 21stFIRST SIP:“People don’t like to talk about victory and defeat anymore.” – John Bolton Get Off My Cloud The HeadlineRetired Pope Benedict XVI urges Pope Francis not to back down from celibacy rulesThe GrindIn his soon-to-be-published book, former ...
  • Sandmann and Climate Change Wins

    Sandmann and Climate Change Wins

    Grind for January 20thFIRST SIP:“Expert: a man who makes three correct guesses consecutively.” – Laurence J. Peter Trending The HeadlineKentucky teen wins lawsuit against CNNThe GrindCNN this week agreed to settle a lawsuit with Nick Sandmann, a student from Covington Catholic ...
  • Deepfake and IKEA

    Deepfake and IKEA

    Grind for January 19thFIRST SIP:“The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.” – Henry Ward Beecher Good Move The HeadlineFacebook bans Deepfake videosThe GrindFacebook this week announced a ban on most Deepfake videos as part of its ...
  • Russia Shakeup, Mississippi Prisons

    Russia Shakeup, Mississippi Prisons

    Grind for January 18thFIRST SIP:“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” – Thomas Jefferson Planning Ahead The HeadlineEntire Russian government resigns as Putin introduces policy changesThe GrindRussia’s entire ...
  • Russian Hackers and the Iowa Caucus

    Russian Hackers and the Iowa Caucus

    Grind for January 17thFIRST SIP:“Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.” – Robert Frost A Turn Of Events The HeadlineRussia accused of hacking Ukrainian company that ...