Category Archives: American Culture

  • Another Jab At Obamacare

    Another Jab At Obamacare

    Grind for November 26th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson Proceed With Caution The HeadlineAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos warns: Amazon is “not too big to fail”The GrindDuring a meeting last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reminded ...
  • Advice For The Holidays

    Advice For The Holidays

    Grind for November 22nd, 2018FIRST SIP:“We live in a rainbow of chaos.” – Paul Cezanne Buzz Kill The HeadlineDispute between Miller and Pabst threatens to extinguish classic American favorites like PBR and Colt 45The SituationAs outlined in an agreement signed in 1999, Miller ...
  • Losing Freedom Fast

    Losing Freedom Fast

    Grind for November 19th, 2018FIRST SIP:“We did not raise armies for glory or for conquest.” – Thomas Jefferson Say What?! The HeadlineWould you let your employer put a microchip in you?The GrindBritish tech firm BioTeq offers a unique service to its customers: it implants RFID ...
  • America’s Hurricanes and Political Storms

    America’s Hurricanes and Political Storms

    Grind for November 14th, 2018FIRST SIP:“The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves.” – Walt Whitman Environmental News The HeadlineHurricane names “Florence” and “Michael” could be retired The GrindTropical storms and ...
  • Predicting Consumer Behavior

    Predicting Consumer Behavior

    Grind for November 12th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Don’t throw stones at your neighbors, if your own window are glass.” – Benjamin Franklin Trending The HeadlineWhen it comes to heart attacks, some risk factors affect women more than menThe GrindAccording to research conducted at ...
  • Trump’s Border Wall is a Reality in Texas

    Trump’s Border Wall is a Reality in Texas

    Grind for November 8th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.” – Leonardo da Vinci Step One The HeadlineTexas: Soldiers fortify bridges and fences to prepare for migrant invasionThe GrindSoldiers this week installed razor wire on border fences in ...
  • There’s Big Money In Big Tech

    There’s Big Money In Big Tech

    Grind for November 4th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.” – Samuel Johnson Obsession The HeadlineEpic Games (creator of Fortnite) valued at $15 billionThe GrindAs reported this week in The Wall Street Journal, Epic Games, Inc. is valued at ...
  • Man’s Best Friends

    Man’s Best Friends

    Grind for October 29th, 2018FIRST SIP: “Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other.” – Joseph Joubert For The Dogs The HeadlineMIT thought experiment suggests society values the life of a dog over that of a human criminalThe GrindWhen ...
  • US Economy Takes Back The Top Spot

    US Economy Takes Back The Top Spot

    Grind for October 20th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Power is not alluring to pure minds.” – Thomas Jefferson The Future Is Now The HeadlineNew report describes “programmable smart pills” that keep watch on a person’s individual medical needsThe GrindWe already have smart ...
  • Chinese Internment Camps

    Chinese Internment Camps

    Grind for October 19th, 2018FIRST SIP:“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments when they aren’t trying to teach us.” – Umberto Eco Rest In Peace The HeadlineSay goodbye to SearsThe GrindSears will almost certainly file for ...