Category Archives: Politics

  • A Bumpy Road Ahead

    A Bumpy Road Ahead

    Grind for January 9th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Haste makes waste.” – Benjamin Franklin Stalement The HeadlineGovernment shutdown continuesThe GrindThis year will likely be remembered as having begun during one of the longest government shutdowns in US history.The partial shutdown, ...
  • 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 ...
  • One Step Forward Two Steps Back

    One Step Forward Two Steps Back

    Grind for January 7th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.” – Leonardo da Vinci Good Idea The HeadlineUS House opens state-of-the-art daycare centerThe GrindHouse lawmakers and staff will soon have the opportunity to send their children to an ...
  • 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 ...
  • Finally Telling The Truth

    Finally Telling The Truth

    Grind for January 4th, 2019FIRST SIP:“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan Heating Up The HeadlineIf necessary, China will take Taiwan by forceThe GrindChina will do whatever it takes to regain control of Taiwan, ...
  • Starting The Year With A Bang

    Starting The Year With A Bang

    Grind for January 1st, 2019FIRST SIP:“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan Breathe Easy The HeadlineEPA will keep 2012 regulations in place for mercury emissionsThe GrindThe process of burning coal releases ...
  • What Will Trump Do Without Mattis?

    What Will Trump Do Without Mattis?

    Grind for December 30th, 2018FIRST SIP:“He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.” – Leonardo da Vinci Trending The HeadlineStock market suffers in anticipation of government shutdownThe GrindThe week of December 16th saw US stocks suffer one of the worst ...
  • 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 ...
  • Trump Pulls US Out Of Syria

    Trump Pulls US Out Of Syria

    Grind for December 22nd, 2018FIRST SIP:“One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them.” – Thomas Jefferson Snap Decision The HeadlineTrump shocks White House officials with Syria announcementThe GrindPresident Trump on Wednesday announced the ...