#MorningMonarchy: December 19, 2016


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(s)Electoral outrage, culpable companies and drones on trial + this day in history w/”The American Crisis” and our song of the day by Gruff Rhys on your Morning Monarchy for December 19, 2016.

Notes/Links:

Judge says electors must vote for statewide winner
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/808495403360522240

#ElectoralCollege poised to pick Trump, despite push to dump
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/810872485826547712

Introducing the world’s most #PowerfulPeople
https://twitter.com/Apneac/status/809463115020648448

Whistleblowers’ Exposure of Wrongdoing Leads to Reform at Culpable Companies
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/810131823552438272

Police across U.S. Await Trump’s Promised Release of Federal High-Caliber Military Gear
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/808664025412177920

Increase in Sexual Misconduct and Reprisal Allegations against Top Army Officials
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/809742649536057344

Venezuela closes border with Colombia for 72 hours to crack down on currency smuggling amid galloping inflation
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/808485765672009729

Maduro Halts Cash Ban Amid “International Sabotage” Conspiracy Theory; Blames Obama, US Treasury
https://twitter.com/BlacklistedNews/status/810562943947403264

First planeload of new banknotes arrives in #Venezuela 💸🇻🇪
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/810774296435957760

Desperate Venezuelans loot food lorries as economic woes deepen (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aYzdfna5so

China says US reaction to #drone incident not conducive to resolution
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/810208217552695296

Pentagon: China agrees to return US drone (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEfXj4MkXIA

Philippine Duterte’s admission he killed criminals an impeachable offense
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/809587566873874432

Aleppo Liberated: Washington Post Finally Admits “Rebels” Invaded – Was No Uprising
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/810776522218868737

Syrian Army About To Retake Aleppo (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gEbNHM_NBQ

Trial begins for woman at center of #SouthKorea scandal 🇰🇷
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/810799526416027648

Trial of South Korean president’s confidante to begin (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oO8kFRHgMD4

Christine #Lagarde, I.M.F. Chief, Is Found Guilty of Negligence
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/810871019732758529

IMF’s Lagarde Guilty of Negligence, Won’t Face Jail Time (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rB_ZkPe59w

First-Ever U.S. Court Hearing Granted to Surviving Civilian Victim of U.S. Killer Drone
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/809020886418210817

Predator Drone Court-Martialed For Afghani Civilian Deaths (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vupiwJyK1w

#ThisDayInHistory: #December19 w/American Crisis, #Bullitt, #Rockefeller VP, #KirstyMacColl, #DecemberRiots + #EdithPiaf, #PhilOchs, #ProfessorLonghair, #AlyssaMilano birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/810908908273467392

Flashback: UK Report Says Robots Will Have Rights (Dec. 19, 2006)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2006/12/uk-report-says-robots-will-have-rights/

Flashback: Biggest Price Jump In 30 Years (Dec. 19, 2006)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2006/12/biggest-price-jump-in-30-years/

Flashback: US To Warn Iran With Naval Buildup In Persian Gulf (Dec. 19, 2006)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2006/12/us-to-warn-iran-with-naval-buildup-in/

#PumpUpThaVolume: Gruff Rhys – “Post Apocalypse Christmas” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/810789659563290624