Normalizing corruption, outlawing criticism and deterring threats + this day in history w/Hamburger Hill and our song of the day by Mistki on your Morning Monarchy for May 21, 2018.
Supreme Court Decision Delivers Blow To Workers' Rights
Minot Air Force Base loses explosives on North Dakota road
Why does Trump get away with corruption? Because Bill and Hillary Clinton normalized it
10 Key Takeaways From The New York Times' Error-Ridden Defense Of FBI Spying On Trump Campaign
Crossfire Hurricane was the codename for Brennan and Comey’s operation in London. Strzok, Steele, Downer, Papadopoulos, Misfud, Halper, and Page meetings were all based in London. Who was the CIA London Station Chief in 2016? Gina Haspel
FBI Spy-Op Exposed, Trump Campaign Infiltrated By Longtime CIA And MI6 Asset
US Scrapped B-52 Military Drill With South Korea After Kim Jong Un Complained
BREAKING: US designates head of Iran's central bank as a terrorist, accuses him of funneling millions to Hezbollah.
Fascinating that this announcement comes just weeks after #Iran decided to switch its foreign currency reporting from US dollars to Euros. Follow the money!
'Forbes' global summit showcases Israeli high-tech to the world
"South Carolina will become the first state to legally define criticism of Israel as 'anti-Semitism' when a new measure goes into effect on July 1, targeting public schools and universities."
DAPL-style protesters could face jail under new 'critical infrastructure' protection laws
Malaysia Airlines #Flight370 crash was deliberate, aviation experts suggest
"Malaysia’s former deputy premier Anwar Ibrahim is a free man after receiving a royal pardon from the King... he walked out of the Cheras Rehabilitation Hospital in Kuala Lumpur at 11.30am, as crowds of supporters cheered and shouted chants of 'Reformasi!'" (Audio)
The #RoyalWedding Propaganda Push (Audio)
Putin: Skripals would not have survived ‘military grade’ nerve agent
New crop of Chinese war movies focuses on present-day geopolitics
Venezuela’s Misery Due to Socialist Principles, Not Oil Prices
Ukraine says military dolphins captured by Russia went on hunger strike; Russia captured the dolphins in 2014 and says the trained mammals refused interact with coaches or eat
Russia Opens Terror Probe Into U.S. Journalist’s Call for Airstrikes on #CrimeanBridge
US approves $45mn sale of 3,200 bombs & bunker busters to Bahrain
Google employees reportedly quit over military drone AI project
Facebook Announces Partnership with Think Tank Connected to NATO, Military Industrial Complex
#ThisDayInHistory: #May21 w/the 1969 #VietnamWar battle, described in the American media as the battle for "#HamburgerHill," comes under attack in Congress from Sen. Kennedy as "senseless and irresponsible" (Audio)
+ #PentacostMonday, #MountUnzen eruption, @RedCross established, "I Pagliacci" debuts, #CharlesLindbergh lands, the '#InColdBlood' killing, physicist killed at @LosAlamosNatLab, #JoeStrummer arrested
Flashback: Former CIA official indicted anew in bribery case (May 21, 2008)
Flashback: US soldiers did ‘dirty work’ for Chinese interrogators (May 21, 2008)
Flashback: Prof accused of passing drone tech to China (May 21, 2008)
Flashback: Carlyle group to acquire Booz Allen Hamilton // 4 Philly cops to be fired over video beating // Main Core: mass surveillance for nat'l emergencies // Lieberman demands Google & YouTube censorship // Spanish firm offers $12.8b to lease Penn turnpike // Seattle expands red light camera program (May 21, 2008)
+ #FatsWaller, #RaymondBurr, #RonaldIsley, #LeoSayer, @AlFranken, @MrT, @JudgeReinhold, #JeffreyDahmer, #NotoriousBIG, @NoelFielding11, @Gotye, @TheRealKano birthdays
#PumpUpThaVolume: Mitski - "Geyser"