Category Archives: Government

  • 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 ...
  • War And Pollution

    War And Pollution

    Grind for October 31st, 2018FIRST SIP:“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” – Mark Twain Hold Your Breath The […]
  • Europe Is Going Downhill Fast

    Europe Is Going Downhill Fast

    Grind for October 30th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.” Anne Frank Check The Label The HeadlineNew research suggests a common blood pressure medication could increase your risk of lung cancerThe GrindAngiotensin converting enzyme ...
  • China’s Sticky Fingers

    Grind for October 21st, 2018FIRST SIP:“Genius is initiative on fire.” – Holbrook Jackson Think About It The HeadlineWhy being a “perfectionist” is bad for your mental healthThe GrindExperts define perfectionism as “a combination of excessively high personal ...
  • Chinese Internment Camps

    Chinese Internment Camps

    Grind for October 19th, 2018FIRST SIP:“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments when they aren’t trying to teach us.” – Umberto Eco Rest In Peace The HeadlineSay goodbye to SearsThe GrindSears will almost certainly file for ...