#MorningMonarchy: August 16, 2017


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#MorningMonarchy: August 16, 2017Coal cars, misdemeanor drugs and dying younger + this day in history w/Elvis is dead and our song of the day by Ted Leo on your Morning Monarchy for August 16, 2017.

Notes/Links:

Amazon looks to new food technology for home delivery
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/896152291241115651

Town Mortified As Govt Cuts Down, Destroys Community Fruit Forest Over Permit Issue
https://twitter.com/dum_phuk/status/897566242881630208

30 coal cars derail in northwest Montana
https://twitter.com/CY_Media/status/897264352331517953

Bill from @OregonGovBrown has reclassified drug possession as a misdemeanor from a felony
https://twitter.com/OPB/status/897544676491673602

#Oregon to make *more* money off drug fines – instead of locking you up, which is a drain on the state (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/897714608601010177

@Merck chief #KenFrazier resigns from Trump council
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/897199421418373120

Merck CEO leaves Trump council (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/897713014509580289

FAO urges United Nations to establish World Food Safety Day
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/896217975023296512

The Greatest Mystery Finally Solved: Who Makes Trader Joe’s Snacks?
https://twitter.com/CrimsonMistUT/status/895736943073386496

Are we done with pink slime? $177 million says yes.
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/895633469320998912

#ABCNews Paid $177 Million to Settle #PinkSlime Lawsuit (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/897711566048702464

Fear spreads over tainted eggs despite low risk to consumers
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/896149934520418304

European Union officials knew about contaminated #eggs since July (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/897710371615756289

Sacramento water districts say water supply contaminated, want Air Force to pay $1.4 billion
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/895096937308934145

Diamond ring missing since 2004 turns up on garden carrot
https://twitter.com/dum_phuk/status/897660843017605120

100 year old fruit cake found in Antarctica’s Oldest Building
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/896165830265843712

Bugs on the menu at Swiss supermarket
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/897240379120078848

Americans Are Dying Younger, Saving Corporations Billions
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/895552621574049792

#ThisDayInHistory: #August16 w/#ElvisPresley dies from a drug-related heart attack in 1977 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/897867299666878465

+ @DoleTweets Air Race, #PeteBest fired, Ramones debut
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/897869596488638465

Flashback: How Great Thou, Bart (Aug. 16, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/08/how-great-thou-bar/

Flashback: Padilla Convicted of Terrorism Support (Aug. 16, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/08/padilla-convicted-of-terrorism-suppor/

Flashback: ‘Clergy Response Teams’ to Quell Unrest During Martial Law (Aug. 16, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/08/clergy-response-teams-to-quell-unres/

Flashback: New TSA Agents Check for Danger in Fliers’ Facial Expressions (Aug. 16, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/08/new-tsa-agents-check-for-danger-in/

Flashback: Media Monarchy’s Google Video Account Cancelled (Aug. 16, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/08/media-monarchys-google-video-accoun/

+ #BillEvans, #KevinAyers, #TimFarriss, #Madonna birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/897869957806997504

#PumpUpThaVolume: Ted Leo – “You’re Like Me” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/897459255388758016