Category Archives: American Culture

  • DOE is Investigating Harvard and Yale

    DOE is Investigating Harvard and Yale

    Grind for February 20thFIRST SIP:“Love is blind. Friendship closes its eyes.” – Friedrich Nietzsche Red Flag The HeadlineHarvard, Yale failed to report millions in foreign fundingThe GrindA new investigation underway at the Department of Education seeks to determine how much ...
  • Uber and Space News

    Uber and Space News

    Grind for February 16thFIRST SIP:“The future influences the present just as much as the past.” – Friedrich Nietzsche Money Money The HeadlineUber loses $8.4 billion despite increased business The GrindUber lost $1.1 billion in the fourth quarter of last year despite a revenue ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Warren Has a (Bad) Plan for That

    Warren Has a (Bad) Plan for That

    Grind for January 30thFIRST SIP:“Only the mediocre are always at their best.” – Jean Giraudoux A Waste Of Time The HeadlineElizabeth Warren vows to investigate Trump AdministrationThe GrindPresidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday promised to establish a special ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...