Category Archives: Government

  • Gearing Up For The Next Presidential Election

    Gearing Up For The Next Presidential Election

    Grind for January 8th, 2019FIRST SIP:“My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.” – Michael Jordan Curious The HeadlineThousands of people want the US to give part of Minnesota to ...
  • Trying To Reopen The Government

    Trying To Reopen The Government

    Grind for January 5th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.” – Napoleon Bonaparte Not So Fast The HeadlineNew House tries to reopen governmentThe GrindUpon returning to Capitol Hill this Thursday, House Democrats immediately moved to ...
  • Federal Workers Won’t Be Happy

    Federal Workers Won’t Be Happy

    Grind for January 3rd, 2019FIRST SIP:“It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.” – Thomas Jefferson Hold Your Breath The HeadlineDemocratic Republic of Congo finally holds presidential electionThe GrindCongolese voters hit the polls ...
  • Russia Follows China’s Lead

    Russia Follows China’s Lead

    Grind for December 29th, 2018FIRST SIP:“He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.” – Leonardo da Vinci Good Idea The HeadlineTrump visits soldiers in IraqThe GrindPresident Trump and his wife on Wednesday paid a surprise visit to American soldiers stationed at the ...
  • More Politics More Problems

    More Politics More Problems

    Grind for December 27th, 2018FIRST SIP:“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou On Again Off Again The HeadlineTrump kicks Mattis out of White House, makes changes to Syria withdrawalThe ...
  • Russia Cracks Down On Rap

    Russia Cracks Down On Rap

    Grind for December 24th, 2018FIRST SIP:“If aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn’t turn out well for the Native Americans.” – Stephen Hawking Big Brother The HeadlineRussian President announces crackdown on rap musicThe ...
  • Things Are Not As They Seem

    Things Are Not As They Seem

    Grind for December 20th, 2018FIRST SIP:“It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.” – Leonardo da Vinci Drink Up The HeadlineBottled water companies search for eco-friendly solutionsThe GrindBottled water is by far America’s most popular beverage, with the ...
  • Could The Moon Cause Cancer?

    Could The Moon Cause Cancer?

    Grind for December 19th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Nothing can have value without being an object of utility.” – Karl Marx Compromise The HeadlineNearly 200 nations commit to new rules at COP24 climate change summitThe GrindThe UN climate change conference in Katowice, Poland this month ...
  • Preparing For The Worst

    Preparing For The Worst

    Grind for December 18th, 2018FIRST SIP:“I have good looking kids. Thank goodness my wife cheats on me.” – Rodney Dangerfield Trending The HeadlinePresident Trump is determined to get that wall builtThe GrindDonald Trump started talking about a border wall at the start of his ...
  • The Chinese Have Been Busy

    The Chinese Have Been Busy

    Grind for December 17th, 2018FIRST SIP:“Not only does God play dice, but…he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.” – Stephen Hawking Out Of This World The HeadlineChinese rover to explore dark side of the moon in 2019The GrindChina this week launched its first ...