Category Archives: Government

  • Making Political Enemies And Allies

    Making Political Enemies And Allies

    Grind for December 5th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou Trending The HeadlineAfter G20 summit: Trump pauses trade war and promises to cancel NAFTAThe GrindAfter speaking with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in ...
  • International Scramble For Power

    International Scramble For Power

    Grind for December 3rd, 2018FIRST SIP:“Delay is preferable to error.” – Thomas Jefferson Another One Bites The Dust The HeadlineItaly to let parliament make decision on UN migration pactThe GrindItaly’s populist government this week announced it would not be signing the ...
  • Russia Is At It Again

    Russia Is At It Again

    Grind for November 30th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.” – Margaret Mead Good News The HeadlineWorkers in Kentucky won’t be forced to join unionsThe GrindKentucky’s ...
  • Trump Is At It Again

    Trump Is At It Again

    Grind for November 23rd, 2018FIRST SIP:“People won’t have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.” – Stephen Hawking Stay Out Of It The HeadlineTrump promises not to intervene if Whitaker curtails Mueller probeThe GrindPresident Trump on Sunday said he would ...
  • The Jig Is Up

    The Jig Is Up

    Grind for November 20th, 2018FIRST SIP:“We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.” – Stephen Hawking A Knife In The Dark The HeadlineCIA says Prince Salman ordered killing of Jamal KhashoggiThe GrindAs announced on Friday, the CIA has concluded ...
  • Trump’s Policies Are A Success

    Trump’s Policies Are A Success

    Grind for November 16th, 2018FIRST SIP:“There is no object so large but that at a great distance from the eye it does not appear smaller than a smaller object near.” – Leonardo da Vinci Winner Winner The HeadlineAmazon chooses two locations for second headquartersThe ...
  • A Tale Of Two Presidents

    A Tale Of Two Presidents

    Grind for November 13th, 2018FIRST SIP:“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin Global Politics The HeadlineTrump visits Paris; French President wants to form a “true European army”The GrindFrench President Emmanuel Macron ...
  • Well That Was Rude

    Well That Was Rude

    Grind for November 10th, 2018FIRST SIP:“All of the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.” – James Russell Lowell Fighting Back The HeadlineIran says it will “proudly break” US sanctionsThe GrindIranian President Hassan Rouhani ...
  • When One Door Closes Another Opens

    When One Door Closes Another Opens

    Grind for November 7th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Freedom is not of use to those who do not know how to employ it.” – Sylvia Plath Good News The HeadlineUS economy adds 250,000 jobs in OctoberThe GrindOfficial data from the Department of Labor shows the US economy added a ...
  • No Love For Russians

    No Love For Russians

    Grind for November 3rd, 2018FIRST SIP:“Wear your heart on your skin in this life.” – Sylvia Plath Business Talk The HeadlineIBM acquires Red Hat for $34 billionThe GrindIn its biggest acquisition yet, tech giant IBM agreed to purchase Red Hat Inc. for $34 billion.IBM CEO Ginni ...