#MorningMonarchy: August 23, 2017


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#MorningMonarchy: August 23, 2017Building the blockchain, the ecstasy of Trump and the grocery store’s quiet hour + this day in history w/the passion of Sacco & Vanzetti and our song of the day by Robert Plant on your Morning Monarchy for August 23, 2017.

Notes/Links:

Whole Foods shareholders agree to takeover by Amazon
https://twitter.com/FinancialTimes/status/900368250248110084

Nestle, Unilever, Tyson and others team with IBM on blockchain
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/899969299485511680

#Blockchain: What’s In It For The Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods Industries? (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/900228152903045122

Monsanto calls for investigation into WHO for ignoring scientific studies
https://twitter.com/RT_America/status/899837395629166594

EU opens probe into Bayer takeover of Monsanto
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/900092178768310272

AquaBounty Technologies still needs to get FDA approval
https://twitter.com/GMOFreeNews/status/899784479547543560

LA jury awards record $417mn in lawsuit linking J&J baby powder to cancer
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/899843045088272384

#JohnsonAndJohnson Hides Link Between Baby Powder and Ovarian Cancer (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/900229688165060608

Thousands of Trump-shaped ecstasy pills seized by German authorities
https://twitter.com/billboarddance/status/900062533746393088

Ecstasy Pills Shaped Like Donald Trump Found by German Police (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/900230781301403648

Amphetamine-like drug fueling Syrian war could go global
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/898391952894414848

Flashback: #Captagon pills keep Syria rebels awake, fuel arms trade (Jan. 18, 2014) (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/900231473164320768

New West Virginia Law Legalizes Commercial Hemp Farming Despite Federal Prohibition
https://twitter.com/ActivistPost/status/900086171711176704

@Nestle’s @PolandSpringWtr Is Common Groundwater, New Suit Alleges 💦
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/898981131298643968

Fraud Lawsuit Filed Against @Nestle, Parent Company of @PolandSpringWtr (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/900232544997847040

Hindu leader slams Kellogg’s for not disclosing beef gelatin
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/898032153119793153

Supermarkets try “quiet hour” to make shopping easier for people with autism
https://twitter.com/dum_phuk/status/898375415022182400

Doctors open hospital-themed restaurant in #Egypt (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/900249970976083969

#ThisDayInHistory: #August23 w/the execution of #SaccoVanzetti in 1927 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/900404177330819072

+ #SaladBowlStrike, #WWW, LAPD investigating #MichaelJackson
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/900405334698639360

Flashback: Chatter about west coast ‘incident’ at all-time high // Ron Paul wins five straw polls // Taliban commander says Bin Laden ‘extremely healthy & active’ // Pentagon to suspend anti-terror database // ‘America to the rescue’ (Aug. 23, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/08/news-on-march_23/

Flashback: Air Force manual outlines how to aid insurgencies (Aug. 23, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/08/air-force-manual-outlines-how-to-aid/

Flashback: Falling equipment hits 2 at WTC building (Aug. 23, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/08/falling-equipment-hits-2-at-wtc/

Flashback: Skeptic’s corner at PDX (Aug. 23, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/08/skeptics-corner/

+ #GeneKelly, #BobCrosby, #TexWilliams, #ShaunRyder birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/900405678635761665

#PumpUpThaVolume: Robert Plant – “The May Queen” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/899860700117450753