Category Archives: Government

  • Hong Kong Bill, Turkey and France

    Hong Kong Bill, Turkey and France

    Grind for December 7thFIRST SIP:“Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.” – William Butler Yeats Thank You The HeadlineThis Thanksgiving, Hongkongers were thankful for President TrumpThe GrindPresident Donald Trump on Thursday signed a human ...
  • Hong Kong and Sick Workers

    Hong Kong and Sick Workers

    Grind for November 28thFIRST SIP:“There is nothing we like to communicate to others as much as the seal of secrecy together with what lies under it.” – Friedrich Nietzsche Deal Or No Deal The HeadlineWill Trump sign a bill promoting the Hong Kong protest?The GrindThe US Senate ...
  • Duterte Bans E-cigarettes and Prince Andrew

    Duterte Bans E-cigarettes and Prince Andrew

    Grind for November 24thFIRST SIP:“Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.” – Winston Churchill This Stops Now The HeadlineFilipino President to ban e-cigarettes The GrindFilipino President Rodrigo Duterte this ...
  • Saudi Arabia’s Anti-witchcraft Unit

    Saudi Arabia’s Anti-witchcraft Unit

    Grind for November 15thFIRST SIP:“A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Dark Roast The HeadlineSaudi Arabia has an “anti-witchcraft” police forceThe GrindSaudi Arabia’s ...
  • Twitter and Moscow

    Twitter and Moscow

    Grind for November 7thFIRST SIP:“What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40, is simply a loss of energy.” – Voltaire Bombshell The HeadlineTwitter outlaws political adsThe GrindTwitter CEO Jack Dorsey last week announced the platform would no longer accept ...
  • Chile cancels plans, Sony’s streaming service

    Chile cancels plans, Sony’s streaming service

    Grind for November 3rdFIRST SIP:“Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.” – Winston Churchill The Best Plans The HeadlineChile cancels trade and climate summits amid anti-government protestsThe GrindChilean President Sebastian Pinera has canceled plans to ...
  • Netanyahu Fails, Japan Imports Ebola

    Netanyahu Fails, Japan Imports Ebola

    Grind for October 26thFIRST SIP:“At every party there are two kinds of people – those who want to go home and those who don’t. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other.” – Ann Landers Close But No Cigar The HeadlineIsraeli PM fails to form a new ...
  • Mexican Cartels and Hillary Clinton

    Mexican Cartels and Hillary Clinton

    Grind for October 22ndFIRST SIP:“‘I’ll be back’ always sounded a little girly to me.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger Like Father, Like Son The HeadlineMexican officials catch son of El Chapo, but release him to prevent further violenceThe GrindMexican security ...
  • Turkey Sanctions, Helical Engine

    Turkey Sanctions, Helical Engine

    Grind for October 18thFIRST SIP:“My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.” – Winston Churchill Trending The HeadlineWhite House announces sanctions on TurkeyThe GrindPresident Trump on Monday announced economic sanctions on ...
  • Apple and Google Are No Match For China

    Apple and Google Are No Match For China

    Grind for October 15thFIRST SIP:“To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first, and call whatever you hit the target.” – Ashleigh Brilliant Dark Roast The HeadlineChinese criticism forces Apple and Google to pull Hong Kong-related appsThe GrindApple this week removed ...