#MorningMonarchy: May 1, 2019

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#MorningMonarchy: May 1, 2019California cancer, three-way breakups and the detox prison + this day in history w/the Haymarket affair and our song of the day by Upchurch on your Morning Monarchy for May 1, 2019.


Did China Join Sanctions Against Russia? (No.)

Jinping and Putin look at containers of food as they visit an exhibition…

Winter Storm Xyler blasted the Midwest with up to seven inches of snow over the weekend

California tap water could be source of thousands of new cancer cases

Study Raises Concern Over California Tap Water (Audio)

Sidebar: Have you seen the #Disneyland signs about #cancer? 🐀🤣

The deaths of 23 horses over 3 months at Santa Anita Park has prompted abrupt changes in race-day medication rules that could alter the Triple Crown series as early as 2021. The drug Lasix is under particular scrutiny.

World watches as UK announces it will drop key childhood vaccine to two doses

Yet another set of cranky retired professors makes waves ‘proving’ diesel is better than electric vehicles for the climate. Unfortunately many journalists copy their opinion.

DowDuPont Is Splitting Into 3 Companies. Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

Dow, Dupont to Merge, Split Into Three (#December11, 2015) (Audio)

Sobeys opens first Western FreshCo store

.@Bayer shareholders vote against board over #Monsanto merger

PepsiCo sues Indian farmers for ‘unlawfully growing potatoes’

Pepsi’s Nonsensical Logo Redesign Document: $1 Million for This?

“The condolences of every person at @Pepsi cola are with you…”

.@PolandSpringWtr is yet another destructive @nestle lie, they’re only doing this happy propaganda PR BS because they’re being sued for false advertising

Tobacco company Philip Morris starts life insurance firm that offers discounts to smokers who quit

County Jails Struggle With A New Role As America’s Prime Centers For Opioid Detox (Audio)

#ThisDayInHistory: #May1/#MayDay w/A bomb thrown at labor riot in MAGA Country Chicago leads to the so-called #HaymarketAffair in 1886 (Audio)

+ #Illuminati founded, #Lusitania departs, #EmpireStateBuilding dedicated, #CatholicWorker starts, #Goebbels suicide, #FrancisGaryPowers U2 incident, #AyrtonSenna killed, #MissionAccomplished, #OBL dead

5/1 newspurge: mayday, mayday

obamessiah & the apostles of war
top dems complicit in torture coverup // obama rejects truth panel // obama legal team wants defendants’ rights limited // court rebuffs feds, reinstates torture suit // ‘state secrets’ cannot hide cia torture program, appeals court rules // dems refuse to allow skeptic to testify alongside gore at congressional hearing // video: gore denies that ken lay & goldman ceo’s helped develop c02 trading ‘scheme’ // hillary compares margaret sanger to thomas jefferson // video: hillary ♥ ron // why did porter goss finger jane harman? // sebelius confirmed as health secretary // amnesty says obama so far ‘failed to deliver’ on human rights // obama’s 100 days: high marks for science, low for privacy // fact check: obama disowns deficit he helped shape // scotus souter retiring in june

police state int’l
arizona dept of public safety & US marshals merge to track fugitives // audio: uk police caught on tape trying to recruit protester as informant // multinational forces storm florida’s mayport beach for drills // northcom/ft monroe, va to host military exercises may6 // 91 protesters arrested at white house // senate approves bill to stop real id in oregon // surveillance effort draws civil liberties concern // kbr awarded homeland security contract worth up to $385m // video: paul craig roberts: ‘america is no longer ruled by the law’ // colossal spy airships with 15-story radars get $400m reality check // investigation ordered into virginia fusion center document

the next-generation arms race begins w/ internet2 // gates to nominate nsa chief to head new cybercom // security experts debate federal approach to cybersecurity // cyberpanic: it sells // how anonymous hackers triumphed over time // US cyber-security ’embarrassing’ // saic awarded $28m contract by space & naval warfare systems center // secret military installations images in google earth // infowars experienced sophisticated denial of service attack

should the US decriminalize marijuana? // america’s schizoid pot culture: 4 in 10 have smoked it & millions are still getting busted // mexico on path to decriminalize personal possession of drugs

video: ‘the secret right’ trailer // dvd copying case focuses on ‘fair use’ // public booted from dvd copying trial over ‘secret’ css code // internet group attacks websites in ‘operation baylout’ // english transcript of pirate bay guilty verdicts released // scotus upholds government ban on profanity // abc fiercely defends notoriously ‘desperate’ reporter // world-renowned pianist declares he will not return to US // censors for talk radio expected within 90 days

pakistan prez zardari says osama might ‘not exist anymore’ // blair’s catholic gambit pays off // hugo chavez donates island to new jersey // turkey & syria hold military exercise; israel disturbed // operation arabian gauntlet: 13 nation navies complete gulf anti-terror exercise // fort dix plotters sentenced to life in prison // uk court finds 3 not guilty of aiding 7/7 bombers // evidence of 1948 malaysian massacre by uk troops to be reviewed

video: autoworkers compete to keep jobs, livelihoods on new reality show // oliver stone in for ‘wall street’ sequel // top senate democrat durbin: bankers ‘own’ the US congress*

and 2 last local lines: safety lapses led to wv bayer pesticide factory explosion // flashback: bayer pesticide factory explosion in west virginia kills 1 // portland will continue as sustainability leader & hub for e-car industry (May 1, 2009)

+ #CalamityJane, #AnnaJarvis, #KateSmith, #GlennFord, #DanOherlihy, #JosephHeller, #BigMaybelle, #ArtFleming, #TerrySouthern, #SonnyJames, #JudyCollins, #JohnWoo, #GlenBallard, #RayParkerJR birthdays

+ #TimMcGraw, #DarcyWretsky, #WesAnderson, #BernardButler, @JayReatard birthdays

#PumpUpThaVolume: Upchurch – “Dukes of Hazard” (Audio)