Category Archives: Government

  • Warnings From The UN and Russia

    Grind for August 16thFIRST SIP:“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” – Albert Einstein Science News The HeadlineUN climate report urges people to eat less meatThe GrindA new report by the UN’s panel on climate change warns that efforts to ...
  • North Korea Missile Test; Terror Attack in Norway

    Grind for August 14thFIRST SIP:“Why is there so much month left at the end of the money?” – John Barrymore Bad Behavior The HeadlineNorth Korea uses Trump quote to justify new missile testThe GrindNorth Korea tested a new type of short-range missile on Saturday, further ...
  • Background Checks and Hong Kong Protests

    Grind for August 9thFIRST SIP:“When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike, you do not wait until he has struck to crush him.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt A Tempting Offer The HeadlineTrump asks Congress to work on background checks, immigration reformThe GrindPresident Trump on ...
  • Hitting Them Where It Hurts

    Grind for August 6thFIRST SIP:“It would be nice to spend billions on schools and roads, but right now that money is desperately needed for political ads.” – Andy Borowitz Not So Fast The HeadlineTrump Administration imposes new sanctions on Russia over Skripal poisoningThe ...
  • The Opposite of Obamacare

    Grind for August 3rdFIRST SIP:“The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” – Albert Einstein Its About Time The HeadlinePresident Trump signs “The Opposite of Obamacare”The GrindPresident Trump on June 24th signed an executive order ...
  • Encounter over Sea of Japan

    Grind for July 27thFIRST SIP:“If you live to be one hundred, you’ve got it made. Very few people die past that age.” – George Burns Shots Fired The Headline“Extraordinary” military confrontation over Sea of JapanThe GrindSouth Korean jets fired more than 300 ...
  • Boris Johnson Becomes Prime Minister

    Boris Johnson Becomes Prime Minister

    Grind for July 25thFIRST SIP:“Trouble knocked at the door, but, hearing laughter, hurried away.” – Benjamin Franklin Trending The HeadlineBoris Johnson wins UK electionThe GrindConservative Party Members on Tuesday elected Boris Johnson to replace outgoing Prime Minister ...
  • Conflicts Everywhere: Iran and the Border

    Conflicts Everywhere: Iran and the Border

    Grind for July 24thFIRST SIP:“I am prepared to meet my maker. Whether my maker is prepared to meet me is another matter.” – Winston Churchill Action/Reaction The HeadlineIran captures British tanker in Strait of HormuzThe GrindIranian officials on Friday seized a British oil ...
  • News from the Strait of Hormuz and Saudi Arabia

    News from the Strait of Hormuz and Saudi Arabia

    Grind for July 22ndFIRST SIP:“There are as many opinions as there are experts.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Not Again The HeadlineMore drama in the Strait of HormuzThe GrindA US Navy warship sailing in the Strait of Hormuz took down an Iranian drone Thursday after the unmanned ...
  • A First For The EU Commission

    A First For The EU Commission

    Grind for July 21stFIRST SIP:“We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.” – George Bernard Shaw A Narrow Victory The HeadlineUrsula von der Leyen becomes first female to lead EU CommissionThe GrindIn a secret ballot held Tuesday, MEPs voted 383-327 ...