Category Archives: Government

  • Immigration Gets Tough In India

    Immigration Gets Tough In India

    Grind for September 6thFIRST SIP:“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” – Mark Twain Not Fair The HeadlineIndia publishes list of citizens to root out illegal immigrantsThe GrindThe Indian government this week published an ...
  • FEC Closing and Dorian

    FEC Closing and Dorian

    Grind for September 3rdFIRST SIP:“Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.” – Alan Dundes Bad Timing The HeadlineFEC nears shutdown as election year approachesThe GrindThe Federal Election Commission will suspend ...
  • Hong Kong Update; Cloning Your Pet

    Hong Kong Update; Cloning Your Pet

    Grind for August 30thFIRST SIP:“Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.” – Laurence J. Peter Getting Worse The HeadlineHong Kong: As protests continue, police fire live roundsThe GrindThis week marks the 12th consecutive week ...
  • What We Learned During The G7 Conference

    Grind for August 29thFIRST SIP:“The road to success is always under construction.” – Lily Tomlin Standing Firm The HeadlineG7 Summit: Boris Johnson on BrexitThe GrindSpeaking with reporters during the G7 Summit this weekend, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the chances of ...
  • Issues In Global Trade

    Grind for August 28thFIRST SIP:“A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.” – Lana Turner Slipping Through The Cracks The HeadlineAmazon struggles to police third-party sellersThe GrindThe last thing ...
  • US military no longer dominates the Pacific?

    US military no longer dominates the Pacific?

    Grind for August 26thFIRST SIP:“The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.” – Kin Hubbard Bad News The HeadlineReport warns: US military no longer dominates the PacificThe GrindAnalysts and allies are growing concerned about ...
  • Selective Abortion and Zimbabwe

    Grind for August 22ndFIRST SIP:“The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.” – John Maynard Keynes A Cry For Help The HeadlineAfrican nations beg the US to lift sanctions on ZimbabweThe GrindA group of 16 African nations is asking the ...
  • Peace in Sudan; Bad News For Banana Lovers

    Grind for August 21stFIRST SIP:“Common sense is not so common.” – Voltaire Good News The HeadlineSudan: Opposition alliance signs deal with military councilThe GrindA landmark deal signed this weekend restores peace to Sudan, where protestors have been fighting for a return to ...
  • Georgia Voting and Iranian Tanker

    Grind for August 19thFIRST SIP:“Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.” – Anton Chekhov Good Luck The HeadlineState of Georgia to use outdated voting machines for municipal ...