#MorningMonarchy: July 11, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: July 11, 2018Shaky opinions, terrible decisions and 14,000 photos of cake + this day in history w/Lars vs. Napster and our song of the day by M. Ward on your Morning Monarchy for July 11, 2018.

Notes/Links:

America's Favorite Fourth Of July Foods
https://twitter.com/hashFoods/status/1014602281864630272

Tribes Remind Citizens Medical Marijuana Is Still Illegal On Tribal Lands (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1012978028501131264

Corona parent Constellation Brands has seen $700 million in gains from cannabis investment
https://twitter.com/MarketWatch/status/1013165249351077888

A surging wave of senior Americans are turning to cannabis to ease aches and pains as it increasingly becomes legal across the country
https://twitter.com/AFP/status/1012568820748247041

Common high blood pressure and heart drugs with valsartan are recalled amid fears they could cause cancer
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1015125182485352448

Monsanto 'bullied scientists' and hid weedkiller cancer risk, lawyer tells court
https://twitter.com/BlacklistedNews/status/1016658335016210432

Monsanto Must Face Claims Roundup Causes Cancer
https://twitter.com/CourthouseNews/status/1016855421183823873

@DARPA funding cancerous #CRISPR gene drives at @MIT
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1013203609046040576

Study confirms higher risk of dengue in kids who got #Sanofi #vaccine
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1011841469219528704

California Court of Appeal holds that mandatory vaccination law does not violate state constitution's free exercise clause
https://twitter.com/headisajar/status/1016400120181600256

A director of British pharmaceuticals company GSK has been sued for allegedly helping fuel the opioid epidemic in the US. Here's our story about the debate over how the US should treat the victims of the crisis:
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1014275722578313216

Pfizer raises prices on 100 drugs—again—despite backlash from public, lawmakers
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1014593075824529408

Update: Pfizer postpones price increases on 100 products following intense political pressure. Comes after FT scoop last Monday. Kinda unprecedented.
https://twitter.com/bydavidcrow/status/1016841771945480192

The EPA Is Hiding Proof That Formaldehyde Causes Leukemia
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/1015394541040369664

#NHS 'poor’ on treating deadly illnesses
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1011836263069114368

Nestle, Hershey at odds with farmers over U.S. GMO labeling
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1014294682615058433

Nestle suspended from sustainable #palmoil group following conduct breaches
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1013201431711453184

US allows Nestle to keep taking water from California forest
https://twitter.com/CBSSacramento/status/1012371297756766208

“I think this is a terrible decision that we’re making,” said one lawmaker who supported the soda tax bill.
https://twitter.com/reason/status/1012750058851192833

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wasn't So Big On Shared Income When It Came To Her Bartender Tips
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1013977295953055744

A cup of coffee now costs 1 million bolivars in Venezuela
https://twitter.com/TimWherry/status/1014040881253502977

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1013972770789740544

Court Decision Could Lead to EPA Banning Water Fluoridation
https://twitter.com/BlacklistedNews/status/1014213488351178752

An Iranian general thinks Israel has been stealing its clouds to cause a drought
https://twitter.com/BlacklistedNews/status/1014213494315470849

Al-Shabaab declares a ban on PLASTIC BAGS: Islamist terror group, who killed four people on Sunday, say single-use plastics are bad for animals and the environment
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1014124860346458112

Murder in the outback: feral cats, toxic toads and climate change pose a deadly threat to lizards and snakes as nearly 1,000 Australian reptile species on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's "Red List" of threatened species
https://twitter.com/AFP/status/1014862201079943169

Trump pardons ranchers whose arrests led to armed occupation of wildlife refuge (Audio)
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1016721724380008449

How a 2016 #FOIA request led to the release of over 14,000 photos of @BillClinton with cake
https://twitter.com/MuckRock/status/1015283004682448897

J.M. Smucker to sell Pillsbury, other U.S. baking brands for $375 million
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1016491008299847680

Conagra to buy Pinnacle for $8.1 billion, creating frozen food powerhouse
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1012122645922492422

Men that supplemented their diet with 60 grams of mixed nuts daily for 14 weeks increased their sperm count by 16%, sperm vitality by 4%, and sperm motility by 6% according to a randomized controlled trial.
https://twitter.com/jomo137/status/1015313000813641728

Healthy mother’s milk displaced by corporate interests: Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials
https://twitter.com/stillscenes/status/1016064444143751169

#Herpes-based carp control plan may stop some Australian fish exports, cause alarm overseas 🎣🤮💊
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1015281245205327872

'Horror plant' causing 3rd-degree burns and blindness is spreading in upstate NY 🌱😱
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1014893060449325062

Times are tough for Japan’s poor yakuza. They’re stealing melons; Gangs have traditionally made their money from extortion rackets, illegal gambling, the sex trade and drugs
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1014990173866582017

Southwest Airlines to end giving away peanuts aboard flights
https://twitter.com/Sensus_Fidelium/status/1016862465051774976

'Sandwich poisoner' feared to have killed 21 German colleagues sprinkling toxic powder in lunches
https://twitter.com/DRUDGE_REPORT/status/1012354336372871170

Vegetarian Times founder, who later ‘liked a good steak,’ has died at age 66
https://twitter.com/MarketWatch/status/1013853237416529920

5-year-old boy struck, killed by 33-year-old Jimmy John's delivery driver
https://twitter.com/koat7news/status/1016745210787876865

'Psychic octopus' who correctly predicted every outcome of Japan's World Cup group matches is chopped up and eaten
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/1013918391378182144

#ThisDayInHistory: #July11 w/@LarsUlrich of @Metallica was the first witness to testify at a 2000 U.S. Senate hearing over #copyright law issues concerning free sharing of music files on Web sites such as Napster (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1017098570762088448

+ #AaronBurr vs. #AlexanderHamilton, @HollywoodBowl opens, '#ToKillAMockingbird' published, "#SpaceOddity" released, #Skylab destroyed, #Srebrenica massacre
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1017098571772903429

Flashback: WTC7 Emergency Head, Jerome Hauer, Was Building Collapse Specialist (Jul. 11, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/07/wtc7-emergency-head-was-building/

Flashback: Hearing Delayed After 9/11 Defendant Wouldn't Come, Lawyer Says // 9/11 Defendant Argues to See Classified Evidence (Jul. 11, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/07/911-no-show-defendants-classified/

Flashback: George Washington's Masonic Bowl Found // US Government Patents Medical Pot // Group: Allow Pot In Airports to Reduce Anxiety (Jul. 11, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/07/gws-masonic-bowl-patented-pot-airpor/

Flashback: Karl Rove Avoids Subpoena By Fleeing Country (Jul. 11, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/07/karl-rove-avoids-subpoena-by-fleeing/

+ #EBWhite, #YulBrynner, RIP #TabHunter, #GiorgioArmani, #JeffHanna, #LeonSpinks, @SelaWard, @PeterMurphyInfo, @TheRealSambora, #SuzanneVega aka @SuzyV, @LilKim, @AlessiaCara birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1017098572787941377

#PumpUpThaVolume: M. Ward - "Miracle Man" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1016101019451707393