Category Archives: American Culture

  • Impeachment Update, Facebook iOS Glitch

    Impeachment Update, Facebook iOS Glitch

    Grind for November 20thFIRST SIP:“The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.” – Voltaire Trending The HeadlineImpeachment hearings beginThe GrindThe House of Representatives on Wednesday began holding public hearings on Donald Trump’s ...
  • Google/FitBit, United Auto Workers Scandal

    Google/FitBit, United Auto Workers Scandal

    Grind for November 9thFIRST SIP:“Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.” – Winston Churchill Take Over The HeadlineGoogle acquires Fitbit for $2.1 billionThe GrindGoogle has announced its decision to purchase San Francisco-based company ...
  • McDonald’s CEO, Beto and Kamala

    McDonald’s CEO, Beto and Kamala

    Grind for November 5thFIRST SIP:“If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.” – Earl Wilson Dropping Like Flies The HeadlineBeto O’Rourke drops out; Kamala Harris pulls out of New Hampshire The GrindPresidential hopeful Kamala ...
  • Why Microsoft Was Chosen By The Pentagon

    Why Microsoft Was Chosen By The Pentagon

    Grind for November 4thFIRST SIP:“As you get older, three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two.” – Norman Wisdom Victory Is Ours The HeadlinePentagon chooses Microsoft (not Amazon) for JEDI projectThe GrindThe Pentagon has ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ruling On The Affordable Care Act

    Ruling On The Affordable Care Act

    Grind for October 19thFIRST SIP:“Prejudices are what fools use for reason.” – Voltaire Looking Forward The HeadlineA landmark ruling on the Affordable Care Act is expected by the end of the monthThe GrindAfter hearing arguments that “went about as badly for the defenders ...
  • Medicare For All Report; AOC Endorses Sanders

    Medicare For All Report; AOC Endorses Sanders

    Grind for October 17thFIRST SIP:“Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.” – George Carlin Big Surprise The HeadlineAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses SandersThe GrindFreshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) ...
  • Unemployment Rate, Facebook Removal

    Unemployment Rate, Facebook Removal

    Grind for October 13thFIRST SIP:“My doctor told me that jogging could add years to my life. I think he was right. I feel 10 years older already.” – Milton Berle Good News The HeadlineLabor Department report: US unemployment rate continues to dropThe GrindRoughly 168,000 ...