#MorningMonarchy: February 7, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: February 7, 2018Bread price fixing, Twinkie bonuses and toxic places + this day in history w/the Great Baltimore Fire and our song of the day by Lord Huron on your Morning Monarchy for February 7, 2018.

Notes/Links:

Did a Pennsylvania Teacher Assign Math Homework That Referred to Sexual Assault?
https://www.snopes.com/math-homework-sexual-assault/

Fake North Korea nuclear missile threat announced at Michigan grocery store
https://twitter.com/swaggerprance/status/959794425231654912

At least seven companies, including Loblaws​, Giant Tiger​, Sobeys​, Walmart Canada​, and Metro were part of the bread price fixing scandal and committed indictable offences, the Competition Bureau says
https://twitter.com/TimWherry/status/959133682555596800

#BreadPriceFixing scandal expands (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/961137096403677184

Nursing mom finds lizard in bagged salad; worried about baby
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/960816614844219392

A lizard in my salad (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/961137294001496065

Faces of Food Safety: Meet Kathleen McAnally of FSIS
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/960090578259070976

Chemical in McDonald’s Fries Could Cure Baldness, Study Says
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/960750253887680512

Study: McDonald’s French Fry Oil Could Help Cure Baldness (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/961137878121279489

Doritos Announces It’s Making A ‘Female-Friendly’ Chip That Doesn’t Crunch
https://twitter.com/g3rd3r/status/960972844602556416

#LadyDoritos trends after CEO’s remarks on women (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/961138169327611905

Hostess acquires Big Texas and Cloverhill brands
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/959650403850899457

Hostess to pay bonuses in Twinkies as well as cash
https://twitter.com/swaggerprance/status/960147601835245570

KC-based @Hostess_Snacks to pay bonuses in #Twinkies and cash (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/961139961608200194

Amazon wants to disrupt health care in America. In China, tech giants already have
https://twitter.com/FuturesCalling/status/959496151996055553

Alabama sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/960949635866071040

28 Russians have 2014 #Olympics doping bans lifted
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/959302384181682176

28 Russian athletes have #Olympics doping bans lifted, results reinstated (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/961140855158525952

Munchy madness: Girl Scout sells 300 boxes of cookies outside San Diego marijuana dispensary
https://twitter.com/RT_America/status/960609221975904258

#PeakPortland: Judge allows $1.2B class-action suit against Portland glass maker, @BullseyeGlassCo
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/960638248287531008

Environmentalists argue Oregon wolf delisting unlawful
https://twitter.com/nolatarian/status/959256426551001088

Shocking Revelations from Science Section of the Newspaper: “Swatting May Keep A Mosquito At Bay”
https://twitter.com/headisajar/status/960500997197107201

Bayer offers new concessions to win EU approval for Monsanto deal
https://twitter.com/TheDealeyLama/status/960509475886190593

Lawsuits over herbicide dicamba to be heard in St. Louis
https://twitter.com/TheDealeyLama/status/960149713239662593

Merck’s consumer health sale at risk as Nestle bows out
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/959580278128873472

Director of the Centers for Disease Control Resigns: Who Was Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald?
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/959410090313789441

Director Of @CDCgov, #BrendaFitzgerald, Quits After Revealed She Is Invested In Tobacco, Healthcare Stocks (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/961141446383472640

CDC director resigns after reports of conflicts of interest
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/959001953119301633

The Most (And Least) Toxic Places in America
https://twitter.com/CrimsonMistUT/status/959517630901071872

Prominent ivory trade investigator killed in Nairobi home
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/960750149520764929

Top Ivory Trafficking Investigator, #EsmondBradleyMartin, Murdered (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/961142074157551618

#ThisDayInHistory: #February7 w/the #GreatBaltimoreFire destroys over 1,500 buildings in 30 hours in 1904 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/961302198377304064

+ #CrippleCreek strike, #EmileZola trial, ‘#Pinocchio’ premieres, #Cuban imports/exports banned, #TheBeatles land in USA, #JosefMengele dies, #RamziYusef arrested, Bush pushes #FaithBased initiatives
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/961303256424005632

Flashback: Air Force Hosted Evangelicals Posing As Ex-Terrorists (Feb. 7, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/air-force-hosted-evangelicals-posing-as/

Flashback: Bill Would End Separation of Church & Super Bowl (Feb. 7, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/bill-would-end-separation-of-churc/

Flashback: The New Gold Rush (Feb. 7, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/new-gold-rus/

Flashback: Small West Virginia Town Installs Spy Cameras (Feb. 7, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/small-west-virginia-town-installs-spy/

Flashback: WV’s Rockefeller Let’s Slip the Spying Truth (Feb. 7, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/wvs-rockefeller-lets-slip-spying-tru/

Flashback: Romney Bows Out (Feb. 7, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/romney-bows-ou/

Flashback: John McWethy, 9/11 Pentagon Reporter, Dies in Accident (Feb. 7, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/john-mcwethy-911-pentagon-reporter-dies/

Flashback: Oregon Panhandlers Raking in the Green (Feb. 7, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/oregon-panhandlers-raking-in-green/

+ #JohnDeere, #CharlesDickens, #LauraIngallsWilder, #SinclairLewis, #BusterCrabbe, #MiguelFerrer, #JamesSpader, #GarthBrooks, #JDilla, #WesBorland, #AshtonKutcher birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/961304151035539456

#PumpUpThaVolume: Lord Huron – “Ancient Names (Part II)” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/961124659109429248