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With Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) undoutedly considering running for president again, did his trip to Mexico last week dampen that outlook, asks Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Grumpy Editor
The New York Stock Exchange warns that it may leave New York City if the state legislature imposes a tax on stock transfers, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2021 at Grumpy Editor
Some businesses are concerned about postage increases expected to be announced in March, notes Grumpy Editor Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2021 at Grumpy Editor
During the pandemic, ATMs got a higher-than-usual workout from bank patrons last year --- also by thieves, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2021 at Grumpy Editor
National Guard members camping in a cold parking garage is something one might see in a third world country --- but it happened in Washington, D.C. where 26,000 Guard members from around the country were deployed to help inauguration activities, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2021 at Grumpy Editor
An Associated Press story recalls changing descriptions given to the Capitol siege earlier this month in which five people died, observes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2021 at Grumpy Editor
Storming the Capitol shocked world leaders and American citizens, observed Grumpy Editor --- who couldn’t believe what he saw on television. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2021 at Grumpy Editor
House Democrats in the new 117th Congress propose a rules change switching male and female references like "he" and "she" to gender-neutral terms, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2021 at Grumpy Editor
As year 2020 bows out, among other things it will be known as the year of scams, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
Not widely covered by media, the Defense Department announces the Navy plans to build 82 ships by 2026 at a cost of $147 billion, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
“Pandemic” is the 2020 word of the year, reveals Merriam-Webster, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
More TV staffers were caught in layoffs last week, notes Grumpy Editor. ABC News was hit as part of major restructuring and job cuts across Walt Disney Co. Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
Demand is up for real Christmas trees this year, observes Grumpy Editor. Wholesale tree farmers and others report strong demand for fresh-cut evergreens. Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
Missed by some media is that a $1 million gift from country singer Dolly Parton helped researchers develop a coronavirus vaccine, observed Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
Journalists around the world are struggling to cope with the psychological toll of reporting during the COVID-19 crisis, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
TV network anchors sure got a workout covering the extra long election results that usually wrap up in one night, notes Grumpy Editor. Some on-air personalities spent 16 hours or more daily facing cameras. Among them: working maps, Steve Kornacki... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
Joe Biden gets the nod from newspaper editorial boards around the country, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
With Halloween a few days away, coronavirus is having an effect on candy maker Hershey, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
Some cities and states are discouraging Halloween activities this year due to the coronavirus and upscale Beverly Hills, Calif. is one of them, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
Grumpy Editor has a handle on why so many people are glum these days: they read/hear abundant negative headlines. Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
With President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump testing positive for COVID-19, will that inspire non-mask wearers to put on face coverings, asks Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
Magawa, a giant African pouched rat, was awarded a veterinary charity’s top civilian award for animal bravery after sniffing out and detecting 39 land mines and 28 items of unexploded ordnance in Cambodia, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
The upcoming election, unusual weather and forest fires news stories have been competing for Americans’ attention in recent weeks but the public is more likely to have heard “a lot” about ongoing confrontations between police and protesters, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
After several top media sources early this month indicated President Donald Trump sought to pull funding from Stars and Stripes, a worldwide newspaper for American troops, the Defense Department is rescinding its order to shut down the military's independent newspaper, observes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2020 at Grumpy Editor
Grumpy Editor notes a Friday article in USA TODAY stirred some White House action with the headline and subhead: "The Pentagon has ordered Stars and Stripes to shut down for no good reason. Trump wants to pull funding from Stars and Stripes, a newspaper for American troops that began in the Civil War and has been serving our soldiers. Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2020 at Grumpy Editor