Category Archives: Government

  • Handling Iran and Brexit

    Handling Iran and Brexit

    Grind for May 23rd, 2019FIRST SIP:“My mother’s idea of natural childbirth was giving birth without makeup.” – Robin Williams Last Chance The HeadlineUK Prime Minister gives Parliament a fourth and final chance to deliver BrexitThe GrindBritish Prime Minister Theresa May ...
  • Montana Governor And Iran

    Grind for May 18th, 2019FIRST SIP:“It’s always good to be underestimated.” – Donald Trump Another One The HeadlineMontana Governor announces presidential bidThe GrindMontana Governor Steve Bullock (D) announced his presidential bid Tuesday, promising to “take our ...
  • Dark Times For China And Venezuela

    Dark Times For China And Venezuela

    Grind for May 11th, 2019FIRST SIP:“When we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.” – William Shakespeare Unstoppable The HeadlineUS compares China’s imprisonment of Muslims to Nazi GermanyThe GrindIn 2018, the UN accused China of detaining up to 1 ...
  • Troubling News For Spain and Mexico

    Grind for May 2nd, 2019FIRST SIP:“You don’t see too many atheists on the deathbed. They all start cramming then.” – Dolly Parton Global News The HeadlineSpanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez re-elected in snap electionThe GrindInitial results from Spain’s snap ...
  • UFO Sightings and Offshore Drilling

    Grind for May 1st, 2019FIRST SIP:“Any idea’s a great idea as long as it tastes great.” – Homaro Cantu Out Of This World The HeadlineThe US NAVY is updating its policy on UFO sightingsThe GrindAs reported this month by Politico, the US Navy is working on new guidelines ...
  • Focusing On The Positives

    Grind for April 21st, 2019FIRST SIP:“A leader does not deserve the name unless he is willing occasionally to stand alone.” – Henry Kissinger It’s About Time The HeadlineApple’s settlement with Qualcomm gives chipmaker a ‘new lease on life’The GrindApple ...
  • The World On Fire

    The World On Fire

    Grind for April 18th, 2019FIRST SIP:“The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.” – Albert Einstein Up In Flames The HeadlineThe Notre Dame Cathedral is on fireThe GrindThe famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris went up in flames Monday, adding another ...
  • Yemen And School Lunches

    Yemen And School Lunches

    Grind for April 7th, 2019FIRST SIP:“One mustn’t ask apple trees for oranges, France for sun, women for love, life for happiness.” – Gustave Flaubert Its About Time The HeadlineHouse lawmakers vote to end support for Saudi-led campaign in YemenThe GrindHouse lawmakers on ...
  • Is The UK Falling Apart?

    Is The UK Falling Apart?

    Grind for April 3rd, 2019FIRST SIP:“I modeled my looks on the town tramp.” – Dolly Parton Deal Or No Deal The HeadlineBrexit update: Another vote, another failureThe GrindBritish MPs held another Brexit vote last weekend, once again failing to agree on how the UK should exit ...
  • A Call For Help

    A Call For Help

    Grind for April 1st, 2019FIRST SIP: “A thousand-mile journey starts with one step. Then again, so does falling in a ditch and breaking your neck.” Moving Forward The HeadlineAustralia asks for help in its cyberwar against ISISThe GrindAs announced on Wednesday, hackers working for ...