#MorningMonarchy: May 14, 2019

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#MorningMonarchy: May 14, 2019Spy kid complaints, Charm City attacks and Chinese brain implants + this day in history w/the death of Keith Relf and our song of the day by Ricky Retro on your Morning Monarchy for May 14, 2019.


Instagram to start blocking hashtags with vaccine misinformation

Jon Rappaport’s website removed by WordPress

IBM: Use AI to Identify Vaccine-Hesitant Parents

Here’s How To Review All The Recordings Alexa Has Of You

WaPo doing a piece on Alexa eavesdropping is the pile of steaming limited hangout you never queried for: “Alexa has been eavesdropping on you this whole time”

Senators Call for FTC to Investigate Amazon’s Echo Dot for Kids

Amazon Hit With FTC Complaint (Audio)

Amazon Is Gobbling Up Failed Malls

Move over Newsguard! Now Microsoft, a government and military contractor, is offering us “Electionguard” via the same program they used to push the dubious neocon-backed Newsguard onto public libraries.

U.S. charges former intelligence analyst with leaking classified data to reporter

Manning Could Delay US Superseding Indictment Against Assange

Twitter Admits To ‘Inadvertently’ Collecting, Sharing Location Data Due To “Bug”

Blain: “Are We Finally Approaching The Top Of The Second Tech Bubble”

A Bill to Ban All Crypto? Congressman Calls for the Outlawing of Digital Assets

FBI Gets Involved After Cryptocurrency Ransomware Attack Paralyzes Baltimore City

City still feeling effects of ransomware attack (Audio)

Roku TV Are Now the #1 Selling Smart TV OS in the United States

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition

Government forced to delete millions of illegal citizen biometric voiceprints

This just in: everyone who thinks 5g is a bad idea is a Russian shill. – NYT // Your 5G Phone Won’t Hurt You. But Russia Wants You to Think Otherwise.

US shuts down dark web marketplace; 2 Israelis charged

In a first, Israel responds to Hamas hackers with an air strike

Secretive Israeli Company Uses WhatsApp Voice Calls To Install Spyware On Phones

Chinese hackers were using NSA malware a year before Shadow Brokers leak

China’s new propaganda music video celebrates trustworthiness and the Social Credit System

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China conducting world-first trial of brain implants to treat drug addiction

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction (Audio)

#ThisDayInHistory: #May14 w/Keith Relf of The Yardbirds died at 33 in 1976 from electrocution while playing an improperly grounded electric guitar. (Audio)

+ #Jamestown settled, #HenryIV assassinated, first #smallpox inoculation, last witchcraft trial, @RockefellerFdn founded, #Israel steals land/starts war, #AndreasBaader freed, #Skylab launched

+ ‘#CombatRock’ drops, #Reagan gives #MichaelJackson humnaitarian award, #Carrollton bus collision, #GeorgeMichael pleads no contest, #FrankSinatra dies

Flashback: ‘superpower’ trailer // “the only thing new in the world is the history you don’t know.” (May 14, 2009)

Flashback: econocrash updates: derivatives, threats & debts // video: federal reserve cannot account for $9 trillion // federal reserve cannot account for $9 trillionUS foreclosures hit record for 2nd month // economists’ letter says what went wrong // fdic, jpmorgan seek ouster of wamu stakeholder suit // obama releases tax increase playbook // wash gov ok’s tax cut for newspapers // treasury asks for control of derivatives market // sony suffers 1st annual loss in 14yrs // gm & chrysler to cut up to 3,000 dealers // the secrets of the federal reserve // schwarzenegger may release 38k prisoners early due to budget crunch // paulson memo warned banks to take aid or be ‘exposed’ // gm to export china-built cars to US // carlyle groups settles in ‘pay to play’ scandal probe (May 14, 2009)

Flashback: scientist arrested for smuggling vials used in ebola research into US // update: canadian microbiolab didn’t tell police 22 vials stolen (May 14, 2009)

Flashback: flight 3407 updates: error & catastrophe by accident or design? // flashbacks: 9/11 widow & activist among 50 killed in ny plane crash & updates & oddities on the crash of flight 3407 // flight 3407 went from ‘complacency to catastrophe,’ ntsb says // alex constantine’s flight 3407 crash archives (May 14, 2009)

Flashback: the cheerios kid is eating drugs for breakfast // Popular cereal is a drug, US food watchdog says (May 14, 2009)

Flashback: food, formaldehyde, coffee & xanax // formaldehyde from nutrasweet bonds with human tissue in vivo // vegan wants ILVTOFU on license plate, state says 2BAD // soda tax weighed to pay for health care // poverty & food insecurity in the developing world // feingold bill gives all US water to the feds // un treaty expanded by 9 more dangerous chemicals // obama flipflops on funding for needle exchange // the united nations, eugenics & the mass media // shortages stir coffee & sugar prices // test shows chimp in mauling had xanax (May 14, 2009)

Flashback: ‘falcon virgo 09-07’ to test dc aerospace response on may15 // pentagon warns city of military flyover for norad drills (May 14, 2009)

Flashback: ghosts of admins past & present: tillman, torture, war & more // tillman’s parents want general’s record reviewed // video: rumsfeld greeted as ‘war criminal’ at white house correspondents dinner // obama admin reverses itself, won’t release detainee abuse photos // evangelicals wrestle with torture issue & more broken promises: obama’s military commissions, detainee photos betrayal // oh, but now al qaeda’s global base is pakistan, petraeus says // navy seal jesse ventura volunteers to waterboard cheney // pipeline-istan: everything you ever wanted to know about oil, gas, russia, china, iran, afghanistan & the obama administration // update1: pelosi says cia misled lawmakers on torture (May 14, 2009)

+ #KurtEisner, #SidneyBechet, #DubJones, #BobbyDarin, #JackBruce, #GeorgeLucas, #DavidKelly, #WalterDay, @DBtodomundo, #RobertZemeckis, #TomCochrane, @St_Vincent, #TimRoth, #IanAstbury birthdays

+ #CCDeVille, #EricPeterson, #MikeInez, @FabMorvan, #RaphaelSaddiq, #CateBlanchett, #SofiaCoppola, #DanAuerbach, @OllyOfficial, #MarkZuckerberg, @MartinGarrix birthdays

#PumpUpThaVolume: Ricky Retro – “Cocaine Cowboy” (Audio)