#MorningMonarchy: April 17, 2019

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#MorningMonarchy: April 17, 2019Creepy colonels, mystery mashed potatoes and CBD jelly beans + this day in history w/the Texas fertilizer explosion and our song of the day by Filthy Friends on your Morning Monarchy for April 17, 2019.


Denver Area Schools Closed As Authorities Search For ‘Armed And Dangerous’ Woman

KFC’s Newest Colonel Is a Creepy CGI Parody of an Instagram Influencer

New Colonel For #KFC Is Creepy And Attractive (Audio)

Kroger and Nuro are launching the self-driving delivery service tomorrow in Houston.The South Post Oak Road store is the first location to operate the service.

German prosecutors charge former @volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn with fraud

Judge Cancels Roundup Trials, Orders Bayer to Mediation

Anti-vaxxers banned from raising money on @gofundme

Hidden Epidemic: Death By Hospital

Father, son accused of selling body parts on black market

Scientists put human gene into monkeys to make them smarter, human-like

Japan’s otter and owl cafes are Instagram hotspots, but experts warn of “a lifetime of cruelty”

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Mandatory Measles Vaccination Order Faces Legal Challenges

New Mexico Is Divided Over The “Perfect Site” To Store Nation’s Nuclear Waste

#Fukushima nuclear disaster: Abandoned town allows first residents home

Crude oil touted as health cure in Azerbaijan

Catalent to buy Paragon Bioservices for $1.2 billion

First genetically-modified salmon to hit Canadian grocery stores

Someone is leaving mashed potatoes on doorsteps, mailboxes, cars

Mystery Mashed Potatoes Left on Porches in Mississippi (Audio)

Racism in the Cannabis Industry – Black Chefs Are Pushing Back

Oregon Bill Would Create Banking Alternative for Cannabis Industry, Bypass Federal Reserve

Cannabis investor takes 9.8% stake in Jones Soda

Marijuana ER visits climb in Denver hospital study

CBD is getting buzz, but does it work? And is it legal?

Jelly Belly creator launches CBD-infused jelly beans

Creator of Jelly Belly introduces CBD-infused jelly beans (Audio)

#ThisDayInHistory: #April17 w/A 2013 explosion at a fertilizer plant in the city of West, Texas, kills 15 people and injures 160 others. (Audio)

+ #Montese liberated, #EddieCochran died, CIA’s #BayOfPigs disaster, #SirhanSirhan convicted, #Apollo13 returns, #Khyber assassinated, #NASA’s #Kepler confirms new planet in habitable zone of a star

Flashback: media monarchy episode119 (Apr. 17, 2009)

Flashback: 4/16 newspurge // obamessiah & the apostles of war: jesus missing from obama’s georgetown speech – nice pyramid symbolism, though // obamadvisor, cfr vp says 100k+ troops, 10yrs+ needed in afghanistan // obama to release reagan records kept secret by bush // obama half-brother ‘linked to uk sex attack’ // gordon brown’s plan for army of teen volunteers // obama taps 5th riaa lawyer to justice dept // the nsc’s invisible man // 1st dog, bo, arrives at white house // peaceniks target killer drones // aclu fears obama admin may destroy evidence at cia ‘black sites’ // naomi klein on obama & the rhetoric of hope // obama’s car czar, steven rattner, involved in ny pension scam investigation // obama unveils high-speed rail plan // kansas city figures in obama’s high-speed scheme (the future ‘port city’ for the north american union)

police state int’l: saic to train fema emergency responders // saic awarded $104m contract by dhs & fema // dhs issued report on extremism despite concerns // ‘rightwing extremism’ document created under bush // dhs predicts violence in response to new gun restrictions // dhs warns of right-wing radicals // concerned resident aims to form armed militia to patrol stockton // self-righteous neocons complain about dhs report // nsa broke new eavesdropping law // nsa spied on congressman // nsa spied on member of congress and broke new laws, report says // nsa intercepts exceed limits set by congress // pentagon closes office accused of issuing propaganda under bush // secretive US prison units used to house muslim, animal rights & environmental activists // emergency crews test skills during attack drill at toyota park, chicago // second 9/11 envisaged by homeland security: prepping chicago // bouncers hired by schools as ‘crowd control’ // portland, maine police boost arsenal with ‘tank’ // billings police get military vehicle to ‘fight crime’ // guns & drugs seized from homeland stupidity officer // york hospital drill simulates terror attack // philpott dam drill enacted in virginia // federal judge sexually assaults 2 women, gets off free // the easiest way to destroy a movt is to become it // video: alex jones on the alan colmes show // celente says ‘revolution’ the only solution // uk police arrest 114 for planning coal plant protest // g20 death: fresh attempt to overturn ban on photographing police // russia & iraq call for a fair new world order

cyber/space\war: the cybersecurity act of 2009: federal authority over the internet? // obama breaking promise for online transparency // cyber act would give prez power to ‘shut down’ internet // ‘no one is ready for this’ // using linux may be a sign of criminal activity // ‘operation juniper cobra’: USrael to hold missile intercept drill // USrael holding major military exercise // china denies cyberattacks on US power grid // 1 dead, 1 injured in russian military exercises // pentagon fights the global war on bugs // robotic gardeners: mit droids tend plants // military spending up, carbon bootprint down? // concerns about chemtrails given fresh impetus // saic awarded $12m contract from US air force weather agency // obama advisor backpedals on geo-engineering announcement // holdren calls for geo-engineering the atmosphere – again // ‘pirate bay’ found guilty

history/mystery: reagan was an fbi snitch // khmer rouge jailer says US contributed to pol pot rise // california returns 2 paintings nazis stole, hearst bought // US ‘set to detain’ nazi suspect // US court halts demjanjuk deportation // swastikas painted on french memorial // ex-cia operative tied to cuba bombings: jury // bombing victim’s brother applauds posada indictment // is a cia murderer living free in virginia? // symposium to whitewash cia’s air america heroin smuggling // fidel castro on the bay of pigs: days that cannot be forgotten // prince bernhard was deeply involved in weapons trade // inbreeding caused demise of the spanish habsburg dynasty // coke & sex at bush’s dept of interior

media/memes: it’s springtime for hitler in germany // US media & the memory hole // newspapers go green… in a manner of speaking // porn star marilyn chambers found dead in los angeles // phil spector convicted of murder // spector found guilty in slaying // local community radio act of 2009: hr1147 is dead // snakes on a muthaf#ckin’ qantas plane trigger landing // video: guest passes out during live glenn beck show

murder/mayhem: fbi: many murder victims on highways were killed by truckers // 3 dead in california hospital shooting on apr17 // 2 killed in michigan college shooting on apr10 // man, woman dead in murder/suicide at michigan college // 2 dead in michigan college shooting // college shootings: greece & michigan on apr10 // rotterdam shootings on apr11 // examiner.com repeats poplawski slander against alex jones // tornados & wildfires leave eight dead in US on apr11 // woman, two kids shot dead in new orleans suburb on apr11 // california sunday school teacher booked in child death // sunday school killer shocks california town // huffington post on copycats // killer who tore out own eyes fuels texas debate on insanity defense // US soldier says he saw sgt chase & shoot comrade // virginia tech reopens site of US school massacre // marketing columbine & virginia tech // a decade after columbine, gun laws lax as ever // 10yrs later, the real story behind columbine // and let’s not forget the pirates of the arabian: at world’s end (Apr. 17, 2009)

Flashback: 4/16 happy hour menu // local food movement: are we there yet? // new bird flu cases suggest pandemic danger is rising // truckers unwittingly used to transport dangerous avian flu materials? // video: avian flu, the next false flag? // therapy to suppress peanut allergies is reported // a new hope for peanut allergy sufferers // govt & big pharma push bill to drug america’s mothers // cannabis houses have lower carbon footprint // thalidomide was developed as nazi chemical weapon // cdc covered up high lead levels in dc // got mercury? the politics of contaminated fish // diseases ‘hurting chocolate crop’ // 1,500 farmers have committed suicide in india // autism rates significantly higher near toxic waste sites // singing sanger’s praises, whistling past the graveyard // attenborough warns on population (Apr. 17, 2009)

+ #JPMorgan, #SenorWences, #ThorntonWilder, #WilliamHolden, #HarryReasoner, #DonKirshner, #Janhammer, #RoddyPiper, #MichaelSembello, #PeteShelley, #AfrikaBambaataa, #NickHornby birthdays

+ #MaynardKeenan, @PhizLair/#LizPhair, @TheRealRedman, WV’s #JenniferGarner birthdays

#PumpUpThaVolume: Filthy Friends – “Last Chance County” (Audio)