Category Archives: Government

  • 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 ...
  • Dealing With Opioid Deaths And The 9/11 Aftermath

    Dealing With Opioid Deaths And The 9/11 Aftermath

    Grind for July 19thFIRST SIP:“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns Good News The HeadlineDrug overdose deaths are down for the first time in 20 yearsThe GrindDrug overdose deaths in the United States have dropped for ...
  • Mexico’s border security efforts – Turkey is buying weapons from Russia

    Mexico’s border security efforts – Turkey is buying weapons from Russia

    Grind for July 18thFIRST SIP:“Never doubt the courage of the French. They were the ones who discovered that snails are edible.” – Doug Larson Trending The HeadlineUnder pressure from Trump, Mexico is working hard to boost immigration enforcementThe GrindOne June 7th, Mexico ...
  • Bad News All Around

    Grind for July 7thFIRST SIP:“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Bernard Baruch Not Again The HeadlineIllinois residents are driving out of state to avoid gas tax increaseThe GrindResidents ...
  • Updates on Hong Kong and Biden

    Grind for July 6thFIRST SIP:“It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero Political News The HeadlinePoll Update: Joe Biden is still in the lead despite a 5-point ...
  • California’s Conscious Rule and Protests in Sudan

    Grind for July 4thFIRST SIP:“It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.” – Winston Churchill Another One The HeadlineSudan: Tens of thousands join protest against military rule The GrindTens of thousands of ...
  • Another Trump – Kim Summit?

    Grind for July 1stFIRST SIP:“As a child my family’s menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it.” – Buddy Hackett Making Progress The HeadlineSouth Korean President suggests third summit is possibleThe GrindThe North Korean Foreign Ministry this week accused the ...