Category Archives: Government

  • 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 ...
  • Airstrikes and Splits In The Church

    Airstrikes and Splits In The Church

    Grind for January 8thFIRST SIP:“Lots of people go mad in January. Not as many as in May, of course. Nor June. But January is your third most common month for madness.” – Karen Joy Fowler Trending The HeadlineTop Iranian general killed in Trump-ordered airstrike The ...
  • Baghdad, Texas Shooting Deterred

    Baghdad, Texas Shooting Deterred

    Grind for January 4thFIRST SIP:“A bridge of silver wings stretches from the dead ashes of an unforgiving nightmare to the jeweled vision of a life started anew.” – Aberjhani Trending The HeadlineProtestors attack US consulate in BaghdadThe GrindProtestors swarmed the US ...
  • Spending Deals and Poland

    Spending Deals and Poland

    Grind for December 20thFIRST SIP:“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”Serves You Right The HeadlineCongress approves $1.3 trillion spending dealThe GrindLawmakers this week celebrated a $1.3 trillion spending package that keeps the government up and running through ...
  • Russian Banned, Chinese Tech

    Russian Banned, Chinese Tech

    Grind for December 16thFIRST SIP:“Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.” – Peter Marshall Staying Strong The HeadlineRussia banned from 2020 OlympicsThe GrindThere will be no Russian flags or anthems at the 2020 Olympics, the 2022 World Cup, or any major ...
  • North Korea’s Christmas Present

    North Korea’s Christmas Present

    Grind for December 10thFIRST SIP:“Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.” – Albert Schweitzer End Of The Line The HeadlineNorth Korea presses US for action, promises “Christmas gift” The GrindThe North Korean government is demanding the Trump Administration ...