Category Archives: Government

  • Bad News All Around

    Grind for July 7thFIRST SIP:“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Bernard Baruch Not Again The HeadlineIllinois residents are driving out of state to avoid gas tax increaseThe GrindResidents ...
  • Updates on Hong Kong and Biden

    Grind for July 6thFIRST SIP:“It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero Political News The HeadlinePoll Update: Joe Biden is still in the lead despite a 5-point ...
  • California’s Conscious Rule and Protests in Sudan

    Grind for July 4thFIRST SIP:“It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.” – Winston Churchill Another One The HeadlineSudan: Tens of thousands join protest against military rule The GrindTens of thousands of ...
  • Another Trump – Kim Summit?

    Grind for July 1stFIRST SIP:“As a child my family’s menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it.” – Buddy Hackett Making Progress The HeadlineSouth Korean President suggests third summit is possibleThe GrindThe North Korean Foreign Ministry this week accused the ...
  • Iran Says It Will Now Enrich Uranium

    Grind for June 21stFIRST SIP:“Remember you are just an extra in everybody else’s play.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Ante Up The HeadlineIn 10 days, Iran will exceed JCPOA uranium stockpile limitsThe GrindIranian officials on Monday said they would soon exceed the limits on ...
  • Hong Kong and Mexico’s Immigration Issues

    Grind for June 19thFIRST SIP:“Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now, I have six children and no theories.” – John Wilmot Trending The HeadlineMexico unveils immigration agreement with Trump AdministrationThe GrindMexican authorities on Friday ...
  • Tesla and US troops in Poland

    Grind for June 16th FIRST SIP: “A song is anything that can walk by itself.” – Bob Dylan Hard Pass The HeadlineTesla shareholders reject new rules designed to improve corporate governanceThe GrindTesla shareholders this week voted against proposals to shorten board ...
  • Trump Visits The UK

    Grind for June 6thFIRST SIP:“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote Trending The HeadlineYoung activists are suing the US government over its failure to address climate change The GrindIn an unprecedented lawsuit, teen environmentalists accuse ...
  • Conflict Abroad – Israel and India

    Grind for June 6th, 2019FIRST SIP:“You gotta try your luck at least once a day, because you could be going around lucky all day and not even know it.” – Jimmy Dean Taking Action The HeadlineIsrael bombs Syrian army targets in response to attack on Golan HeightsThe GrindThe ...
  • Pointing Fingers – Iran and Debt Collectors

    Grind for June 1stFIRST SIP:“Money doesn’t talk, it swears.” – Bob Dylan Do Not Disturb The HeadlineCFPB proposal would impose new restrictions on debt collectorsThe GrindIf you are one of more than 43 million Americans with overdue medical bills, you’ve probably ...