Category Archives: Government

  • Iran Arrests Russian Journalist

    Iran Arrests Russian Journalist

    Grind for October 8thFIRST SIP:“We are all here on Earth to help others. What on earth the others are here for I don’t know.” – WH Auden Not Sure The HeadlinePayPal backs out of cryptocurrency deal with FacebookThe GrindFacebook is gearing up to launch a new ...
  • More From Fukushima

    More From Fukushima

    Grind for September 23rdFIRST SIP:“A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.” – Samual Goldwyn Changing The Status Quo The HeadlineCalifornia’s new labor law protects “gig workers” like Uber and Lyft driversThe GrindA new law signed ...
  • Iran and Edward Snowden

    Iran and Edward Snowden

    Grind for September 19thFIRST SIP:“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be the boss and work twelve hours a day.” – Robert Frost Blame Game The HeadlineThe USA blames Iran for attack on Saudi oil facilitiesThe GrindTwo major oil facilities in Saudi ...
  • Iran Is Out Of Money, Hamza bin Laden

    Iran Is Out Of Money, Hamza bin Laden

    Grind for September 17thFIRST SIP:“Rules are not necessarily sacred; principles are.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Exactly As Planned The HeadlineDismal reports from Iran prove that Trump’s pressure campaign is workingThe GrindThe economic sanctions imposed on Iran last year ...
  • Hong Kong To Hedge Its Bets

    Hong Kong To Hedge Its Bets

    Grind for September 14thFIRST SIP:“The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” – Bertrand Russell Trending The HeadlineThe rate of uninsured Americans is increasingThe GrindFor the first time in more than 10 years, the rate of Americans ...
  • Crazy Ideas From Abroad

    Crazy Ideas From Abroad

    Grind for September 11thFIRST SIP:“The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” – Andy Rooney A Modest Proposal The HeadlineSwedish Professor: To survive global warming, we must legalize cannibalismThe GrindBehavioral scientist Magnus Soderlund has a new idea to ...
  • 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 ...