Category Archives: American Culture

  • The US Hits More Setbacks

    The US Hits More Setbacks

    Grind for January 15th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.” – Leonardo da Vinci Buzz Kill The HeadlineHow the government shutdown is affecting the beer industryThe GrindA few days ...
  • Fallout From The Shutdown

    Fallout From The Shutdown

    Grind for January 11th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in hope of pulling out an eel.” – Leonardo da Vinci Trending The HeadlineHow the shutdown is affecting Americans and the economyThe GrindIf the current government shutdown persists ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • What Will Trump Do Without Mattis?

    What Will Trump Do Without Mattis?

    Grind for December 30th, 2018FIRST SIP:“He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.” – Leonardo da Vinci Trending The HeadlineStock market suffers in anticipation of government shutdownThe GrindThe week of December 16th saw US stocks suffer one of the worst ...
  • Nanotech and Apple

    Nanotech and Apple

    Grind for December 26th, 2018FIRST SIP:“An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.” – Thomas Jefferson Honey, I Shrunk The Kids The HeadlineMIT ...
  • Are You Ready for Facebook TV

    Are You Ready for Facebook TV

    Grind for December 23rd, 2018FIRST SIP:“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.” – Benjamin Franklin Bug Off The HeadlineBugs are disappearing from textbooksThe ...
  • You Win Some And You Lose Some

    You Win Some And You Lose Some

    Grind for December 21st, 2018FIRST SIP:“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou Trending The HeadlineTrump flip-flops on border wall demands; Congress considers stopgap billThe GrindPresident Trump on Wednesday vowed to get his border ...