Category Archives: American Culture

  • In The Trump Era

    Grind for March 7th, 2019FIRST SIP:“We can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwrite it.” Anthony Burgess A Good Idea The HeadlineTexas lawmakers take aim at surprise medical billsThe GrindA new proposal introduced by Texas lawmakers aims to take the burden away from ...
  • Ending Al-Qaeda Once And For All

    Ending Al-Qaeda Once And For All

    Grind for March 6th, 2019FIRST SIP:“The only way you can write the truth is to assume that what you set down will never be read.” – Margaret Atwood But Wait There’s More The HeadlineAmazon wants to open its own grocery chainThe GrindAs announced last Friday, Amazon is ...
  • Everything Has A Price

    Grind for March 3rd, 2019FIRST SIP:“Being a star just means that you find your own special place, and that you shine where you are.” – Dolly Parton Breaking Records The HeadlineSpaceX launches world’s first commercial lunar landerThe GrindThe very first commercial lunar ...
  • More Protests and Bans

    More Protests and Bans

    Grind for February 25th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.” – Soren Kierkegaard Bad News The Headline Southwest Airlines grounds flights, declares “operational emergency” The GrindSouthwest Airlines pulled more than 40 planes out of service last ...
  • Uber’s Legal Battle With New York City

    Uber’s Legal Battle With New York City

    Grind for February 20th, 2019FIRST SIP:“It is the cause, not the death, that makes a martyr.” – Napoleon Bonaparte The Early Bird Gets The Worm The HeadlineStudy confirms “night owls” perform best at nightThe GrindToday’s business culture of waking up early ...
  • End Of The Road For Payless

    End Of The Road For Payless

    Grind for February 18th, 2019FIRST SIP:“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.” – Dolly Parton Another One Bites The Dust The HeadlinePayless Shoe Store bankruptcy expected to be largest retail liquidation in US historyThe GrindFans of Payless Shoe Store will ...
  • Liberals Give Amazon The Boot

    Liberals Give Amazon The Boot

    Grind for February 17th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Art is science made clear.” – Wilson Mizner So It Begins The HeadlineBloomberg’s plan to defeat Trump in 2020The GrindBillionaire philanthropist and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he will invest at least $500 ...
  • Is It Worth The Price We Pay?

    Is It Worth The Price We Pay?

    Grind for February 16th, 2019FIRST SIP:“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.” – Dolly Parton Buzzkill The HeadlineExpect to pay more for household goods in 2019The GrindSeveral consumer-goods companies will be increasing prices this year to make up for ...
  • The Many Types Of Addiction

    The Many Types Of Addiction

    Grind for February 8th, 2019FIRST SIP:“A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.” – Groucho Marx I Don’t Think So The HeadlineLawmakers attempt to block supervised injection site in PennsylvaniaThe GrindAs the rate of opioid addiction ...
  • Protecting Americans From Technology And Criminals

    Protecting Americans From Technology And Criminals

    Grind for February 6th, 2019FIRST SIP: “It’s a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I’d be a drag queen.” – Dolly Parton A Good Idea The HeadlineShould city agencies be allowed to use facial recognition technology?The GrindLawmakers in San Diego are considering ...