Category Archives: Government

  • Sanctuary Cities and the Philippines

    Sanctuary Cities and the Philippines

    Grind for February 17thFIRST SIP:“Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo Getting Serious The HeadlineJustice Department announces “significant escalation” in the fight against sanctuary cities The GrindSpeaking to an annual ...
  • Coronavirus Lies and Afghanistan

    Coronavirus Lies and Afghanistan

    Grind for February 12thFIRST SIP:“The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.” – Friedrich Nietzsche This Is Bad The HeadlineEverything we told you about the coronavirus was wrong The GrindFor weeks, officials throughout the ...
  • Is It Time For Brexit and Bernie?

    Is It Time For Brexit and Bernie?

    Grind for February 4thFIRST SIP:“The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason.” – Thomas PaineIt’s About Time The HeadlineUnited Kingdom finally departs the EUThe GrindStarting this year, January 31st will be recognized as “Brexit Day,” a ...
  • Huawei 5G and Iran’s Space Launch

    Huawei 5G and Iran’s Space Launch

    Grind for February 1stFIRST SIP:“A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.” – Robert Frost What Could Go Wrong? The HeadlineUK allows Chinese tech company Huawei to participate in 5GThe GrindDespite warnings from the Trump ...
  • Cities Under Democratic Leadership Are More Dangerous

    Cities Under Democratic Leadership Are More Dangerous

    Grind for January 31stFIRST SIP:“The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret.” – Salvador Dali Wild Accusations The HeadlineSec. of State Mike Pompeo claims NPR journalist lied to himThe GrindOne day after a heated interview with veteran NPR journalist ...
  • Russia Shakeup, Mississippi Prisons

    Russia Shakeup, Mississippi Prisons

    Grind for January 18thFIRST SIP:“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” – Thomas Jefferson Planning Ahead The HeadlineEntire Russian government resigns as Putin introduces policy changesThe GrindRussia’s entire ...
  • Russian Hackers and the Iowa Caucus

    Russian Hackers and the Iowa Caucus

    Grind for January 17thFIRST SIP:“Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.” – Robert Frost A Turn Of Events The HeadlineRussia accused of hacking Ukrainian company that ...
  • New Laws For 2020

    New Laws For 2020

    Grind for January 16thFIRST SIP:“Snow is diamonds for a faery’s feet; blithely and bonnily she trips along, her lips a-carol with a merry song, and in her eyes the meaning…Life is sweet!” – Ruby Archer Oh Fun The HeadlineNew laws worth knowing for 2020The GrindWith ...
  • California’s Light Bulb Ruling

    California’s Light Bulb Ruling

    Grind for January 12thFIRST SIP:“Don’t add new things in your life as a New Year’s resolution. Do more of what’s already working for you.” – Salil Jha Not So Fast The HeadlineFederal judge allows California to implement light bulb efficiency standards that ...
  • Fires in Australia, Bolton on Impeachment

    Fires in Australia, Bolton on Impeachment

    Grind for January 9thFIRST SIP: “I did not become a vegetarian for my health. I did it for the health of the chickens.” – Isaac Bashevis Singer Dark Roast The HeadlineAustralia: Emergency department shuts down due to poor air qualityThe GrindThe federal agency responsible for ...