Category Archives: People

  • Netanyahu Wins, The Coldest LEGO

    Netanyahu Wins, The Coldest LEGO

    Grind for January 1stFIRST SIP:“The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.” – Friedrich Nietzsche He’s Back The HeadlineIsrael: Prime Minister Netanyahu wins primary election with 72% of voteThe GrindIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defeated rival Gideon ...
  • Tobacco Rule, Khashoggi Sentence

    Tobacco Rule, Khashoggi Sentence

    Grind for December 31stFIRST SIP:“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.” – Andy Rooney Mission Complete The HeadlineSigned into Law: Americans must be 21 or older to purchase ...
  • New Zealand Gun Program and Walmart

    New Zealand Gun Program and Walmart

    Grind for December 30thFIRST SIP:“To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes more difficult with every year.” – EB White Worst Nightmare The HeadlineNew Zealand’s firearm buyback program ends with marginal successThe GrindStarting this July, gun owners in New ...
  • FBI Agents and China’s “Artificial Sun”

    FBI Agents and China’s “Artificial Sun”

    Grind for December 29thFIRST SIP:“A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.” – Garrison Keillor A Slap On The Wrist The HeadlineFBI agent to serve seven days in prison for hacking civilian emailThe ...
  • Boeing Now Working With NASA

    Boeing Now Working With NASA

    Grind for December 28thFIRST SIP:“What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.” – Phyllis Diller Ready, Set, Try Again The HeadlineBoeing test flight fails to reach destinationThe GrindThe Boeing CST-100 Starliner crew capsule ...
  • San Francisco and Impeachment

    San Francisco and Impeachment

    Grind for December 27thFIRST SIP:“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” – Calvin Coolidge Saw That Coming The HeadlineHomeless population creates sanitary ...
  • Shootings Are Happening Everywhere

    Shootings Are Happening Everywhere

    Grind for December 26thFIRST SIP:“Christmas waves a magic wand over this word, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” – Norman Vincent Peale Hold Your Tongue The HeadlineRadio host loses job over school shooting jokeThe GrindHusband and wife talkshow hosts Chuck ...
  • Catholic Church and Brexit

    Catholic Church and Brexit

    Grind for December 24thFIRST SIP:“Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.” – Plato Slow As Molasses The HeadlinePope Francis lifts “pontifical secrecy” for sex abuse casesThe GrindPope Francis this week announced long-overdue ...
  • NYPD Bloomberg and Sleeping on Benches

    NYPD Bloomberg and Sleeping on Benches

    Grind for December 23rdFIRST SIP:“There are slavish souls who carry their appreciation for favors done them so far that they strangle themselves with the rope of gratitude.” – Friedrich Nietzsche What Were You Thinking? The HeadlineUnder Michael Bloomberg, NYPD spied on Muslim ...
  • Facebook and Paid Family Leave

    Facebook and Paid Family Leave

    Grind for December 22ndFIRST SIP:“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss A Good Idea The HeadlineFederal workers will soon earn paid family leaveThe GrindPresident Trump on Thursday promised to approve a bill that grants ...