Category Archives: American Culture

  • 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 ...
  • FBI Spies, Fast Food Windows

    FBI Spies, Fast Food Windows

    Grind for October 12thFIRST SIP:“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill Not Again The HeadlineCourt Rules: FBI spying violates Americans’ privacy rightsThe GrindAs disclosed this ...
  • Fundraising Wins, Shifty Schiff

    Fundraising Wins, Shifty Schiff

    Grind for October 5thFIRST SIP:“Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.” – Douglas Adams Keeping Score The HeadlineDems start to announce fundraising ...
  • Medicare Scam; Florida Gun Measure

    Medicare Scam; Florida Gun Measure

    Grind for October 3rdFIRST SIP:“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison Read This The HeadlineDOJ charges 35 people in Medicare schemeThe GrindIn one of the largest healthcare fraud schemes in US history, the ...