#MorningMonarchy: June 19, 2019

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#MorningMonarchy: June 19, 2019Pizza bots, water bills and weed money + this day in history w/the first baseball game and our song of the day by Sturgill Simpson on your Morning Monarchy for June 19, 2019.


Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency: All you need to know

Domino’s will start robot pizza deliveries in Houston this year

Domino’s testing autonomous pizza delivery (Audio)

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger

Nazis Killed Her Father. Then She Fell in Love With One.

The Sperminator’s 50th baby mama is a homeless 18-year-old from Harlem

Swarm of ladybugs caught on National Weather Service radar

Names and Locations of the Top 100 People Killing the Planet

Trump orders simpler path for genetically engineered food

Getting to zero: the Japan town trying to recycle all its waste

The #Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than #Portugal, study finds

BREAKING: Prosecutors say they’re dismissing all criminal charges against eight people in the Flint water scandal and starting the investigation over again.

Flint Water Crisis: Charges Dropped (Audio)

Illinois to Become 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use

Massachusetts inches cautiously toward ‘cannabis cafes’

Nevada law prevents most employers from rejecting pot-users

States With Medical Marijuana Have Fewer Painkiller Overdose Deaths

Study Shows Growing Hemp is a Powerful Tool to Fight Bee Population Decline

Teacher beats up student who owed him money for weed

NYC School Teacher Arrested For Brutally Beating Up & Robbing A Student Who Owed Him $4K For Drugs! (Audio)

#ThisDayInHistory: #June19 w/1st officially recorded, organized #baseball game is played under Alexander Cartwright’s rules on Hoboken, New Jersey’s #ElysianFields with the New York Base Ball Club defeating the Knickerbockers 23–1. (Audio)

Flashback: media monarchy episode127b (Jun. 19, 2009)

Flashback: police state int’l: skills, drills, dissent & detention // new york drill for possible nuke war // new york drill for possible nuke warterror drill: ‘new york, you have a problem’ // georgia security drill next week expected to slow down ft gordon traffic // training by military/civilian police from colorado/texas builds skills at peterson afb // wisconsin fire dept & army team up for hazmat drill // video: massachusettes police depts get heavy artillery // admin plans to replace controversial real id initiative // unmanned blimps: the new spy in the sky // defense department sees protests as terrorism // dod training manual describes protest as ‘low-level terrorism’ // pentagon multiple choice: dissenting americans are terrorists // nc state student accused of creating a ‘monster’ // ‘nc ‘highway monster artist’ faces charges over sculpture // traffic cone monster has artist in a jam // mcmenacing? denver cop pulls out pistol after fast food is slow // email surveillance renews concerns in congress // holder urges congress to pass ‘hate crimes’ legislation // proposed new law would let canadian police snoop on what you do online // green nazis: environmentalism in the 3rd reich // man dead after 28 tasers by australian police // ‘outraged’ former aussie cop says tasers can kill // uk court allows first juryless criminal trial // aclu & ron paul sue tsa over ‘illegal’ detention (Jun. 19, 2009)

Flashback: obamessiah & the apostles of war: abc, nsa, cia & the fly // abc turns ‘programming’ over to obama // abc says no to gop ads during obama healthcare special // abc employees donated heavily to obama // senate unanimously approves resolution apologizing for slavery // house health-care proposal adds $600b in taxes // gays decry obama’s stand on gay marriage case // obama to announce federal benefits for same sex partners // cia: finding bin laden top US priority // the secret history: can leon panetta move the cia forward without confronting its past? // senior dem says obama’s czars unconstitutional // video: the realm of gangster government // ‘service’ inspector general fired by obama for investigating ‘hood corps’ mayor kevin johnson? // video: obama & the fly // obama ensnared in ‘flygate’ // video: aclu says obama not keeping transparency promises // video: maher on obama: ‘my hope is fading’ // obama promised to end ‘secret meetings’ & make the white house the ‘people’s house’ // obama says he can’t deliver change because “we don’t want to tilt at windmills” // video: jeb bush will be gop front-runner for 2012 // cia head says cheney almost wishing US be attacked // video: obama will keep promise to block detainee abuse photos // obama blocks access to white house visitor list // video: white house blocking visitor logs ‘insidious’ // obama touts volunteer efforts // video: colbert wants to join female bohemian grove // hillary to undergo surgery on broken elbow // video: nsa spied on bill clinton’s email // video: feinstein says nsa not collecting the contents of emails // plan targets fallout from mountaintop mining // obama admin criticised over failure to disclose coal dump locations // video: dean ‘surprised’ by obama’s slipping approval ratings (Jun. 19, 2009)

Flashback: cyber/spacewar: singularity, censorship, malware, mars & the moon // 1 in a million: german boy hit by meteorite // pentagon blinds astronomers to ‘armageddon’ // military hush-up: incoming space rocks now classified // hathaway confirms she’s a candidate for cyber chief // future warbot powered by xbox controller // US ceases analog television broadcasts // the singularity is near – terminator: salvation & the future of humanity // cia adopting web 2.0 tools despite resistance // twitter quitter trent reznor says ‘idiots rule’ // space station headed for population explosion // pentagon cyber command still on hold // pentagon wants cyborg insects to sniff wmd, offer free wi-fi // US cybersecurity chief warns of ‘market’ in malware // picking the cybersecurity czar // the dawning of internet censorship in germany // uk follows US with cyber security agency // here’s the uk weather for 2080: floods, droughts & heatwaves // s korea military networks under growing cyber attack // is there a life on mars conspiracy? // back to the moon: nasa to launch new lunar scouts // nasa prepares to bomb the moon (Jun. 19, 2009)

Flashback: Ft. Detrick inventory turns up 9,220 more vials of previously unaccounted-for pathogens (Jun. 19, 2009)

+ #GuyLombardo, #LouGehrig, #LesterFlatt, #PaulineKael, #LouisJordan, #TobiasWolff, #SalmanRushdie, #NickDrake, #PhyliciaRashad, #AnnWilson of @OfficialHeart, #SimonWright of @ACDC birthdays

+ #LouPearlman, #KathleenTurner, #MarkDeBarge, @PaulaAbdul, @IngrahamAngle, @BrianHeadWelch of @Korn, #ScottAvett of the @TheAvettBros, @ZoeSaldana, @Macklemore birthdays

#PumpUpThaVolume: Sturgill Simpson – “The Dead Don’t Die” (Audio)