Category Archives: Government

  • Mexican Cartels and Hillary Clinton

    Mexican Cartels and Hillary Clinton

    Grind for October 22ndFIRST SIP:“‘I’ll be back’ always sounded a little girly to me.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger Like Father, Like Son The HeadlineMexican officials catch son of El Chapo, but release him to prevent further violenceThe GrindMexican security ...
  • Turkey Sanctions, Helical Engine

    Turkey Sanctions, Helical Engine

    Grind for October 18thFIRST SIP:“My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.” – Winston Churchill Trending The HeadlineWhite House announces sanctions on TurkeyThe GrindPresident Trump on Monday announced economic sanctions on ...
  • Apple and Google Are No Match For China

    Apple and Google Are No Match For China

    Grind for October 15thFIRST SIP:“To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first, and call whatever you hit the target.” – Ashleigh Brilliant Dark Roast The HeadlineChinese criticism forces Apple and Google to pull Hong Kong-related appsThe GrindApple this week removed ...
  • Protests in Iraq, Trouble In Syria

    Protests in Iraq, Trouble In Syria

    Grind for October 10thFIRST SIP:“Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.” – Voltaire Trending The HeadlineIraq: Nearly 100 dead in anti-government protestsThe GrindSecurity officials in Iraq shot and killed 19 civilians in Baghdad this Saturday ...
  • Iran Arrests Russian Journalist

    Iran Arrests Russian Journalist

    Grind for October 8thFIRST SIP:“We are all here on Earth to help others. What on earth the others are here for I don’t know.” – WH Auden Not Sure The HeadlinePayPal backs out of cryptocurrency deal with FacebookThe GrindFacebook is gearing up to launch a new ...
  • More From Fukushima

    More From Fukushima

    Grind for September 23rdFIRST SIP:“A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.” – Samual Goldwyn Changing The Status Quo The HeadlineCalifornia’s new labor law protects “gig workers” like Uber and Lyft driversThe GrindA new law signed ...
  • Iran and Edward Snowden

    Iran and Edward Snowden

    Grind for September 19thFIRST SIP:“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be the boss and work twelve hours a day.” – Robert Frost Blame Game The HeadlineThe USA blames Iran for attack on Saudi oil facilitiesThe GrindTwo major oil facilities in Saudi ...
  • Iran Is Out Of Money, Hamza bin Laden

    Iran Is Out Of Money, Hamza bin Laden

    Grind for September 17thFIRST SIP:“Rules are not necessarily sacred; principles are.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Exactly As Planned The HeadlineDismal reports from Iran prove that Trump’s pressure campaign is workingThe GrindThe economic sanctions imposed on Iran last year ...
  • Hong Kong To Hedge Its Bets

    Hong Kong To Hedge Its Bets

    Grind for September 14thFIRST SIP:“The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” – Bertrand Russell Trending The HeadlineThe rate of uninsured Americans is increasingThe GrindFor the first time in more than 10 years, the rate of Americans ...
  • Crazy Ideas From Abroad

    Crazy Ideas From Abroad

    Grind for September 11thFIRST SIP:“The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” – Andy Rooney A Modest Proposal The HeadlineSwedish Professor: To survive global warming, we must legalize cannibalismThe GrindBehavioral scientist Magnus Soderlund has a new idea to ...