#MorningMonarchy: February 14, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: February 14, 2018Olympics outbreaks, epidemic levels and food stamp collectors + this day in history w/Saint Valentine and our song of the day by Shakey Graves on your Morning Monarchy for February 14, 2018.

Notes/Links:

NSA shooting: FBI responds to ‘incident’ at agency’s Maryland headquarters
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/nsa-shooting-fbi-responds-incident-agency-s-maryland-headquarters-n847921

Machine learning heart-shaped candy quotes (Audio)
https://twitter.com/g3rd3r/status/962569566353149953

So…about those OKCupid ads…
https://twitter.com/trimet/status/963554492405792768

1,200 #Olympics security guards being tested for #norovirus outbreak
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/962646253828956160

Norovirus sidelines staff at #PyeongChang2018 Winter #Olympics (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963678156073984002

Cooking water suspected cause of Olympics norovirus outbreak
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963358170545401856

South Korean condom manufacturer Convenience Co. is donating 100,000 of its latex condoms to the athletes’ village, while the Korean Association for AIDS Prevention will reportedly furnish another 10,000.
https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/960758985111560192

Valentine’s Day: A time for chocolates, roses and…private investigators
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/963398993488285697

Nestle buys majority stake in organic food company Terrafertil
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/962047279589875713

Nestle buys majority stake in organic food company Terrafertil
https://twitter.com/AphixJS/status/962752873305116672

Coca-Cola And Nestlé To Privatize The Largest Reserve Of Water In South America
https://twitter.com/chrismcmillon/status/962212201259061249

EU says Bayer Monsanto must not hurt competition in digital farming
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/962395694827962368

Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/962132398245806080

But what are you doing to panic about the #DogFlu outbreak? (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963679145506037760

Miami is releasing millions of male mosquitoes infected with a naturally-occurring bacteria in order help stop the spread of Zika virus
https://twitter.com/AFP/status/962268672168361985

#Miami releases bacteria-infected mosquitos to help prevent #Zika (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963679480588980225

Overuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture: more data
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963418123389976576

Oregon Woman the First Human Infected With Cattle Eye Worm
https://twitter.com/CourthouseNews/status/963248277230628864

Oregon woman infected with eye worm known only in cattle (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963679932827172864

Woman dragged out of hearing for exposing Big Energy donations (Audio)
https://twitter.com/BlacklistedNews/status/963140297776443393

Woman Dragged Out of West Virginia House Hearing For Listing Oil and Gas Contributions to Members
https://twitter.com/icymirss/status/963548405430673409

Doctors floored by epidemic levels of #blacklung in Appalachian coal miners
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963247375371329536

Drug firms shipped 20.8M pain pills to WV town with 2,900 people
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/963292396678098944

West Virginia calls in National Guard to tackle opioid crisis
https://twitter.com/g3rd3r/status/962082363709710338

33 pounds of fentanyl is seized in Boston – enough to wipe out all of Massachusetts
https://twitter.com/BoneseyDaddy/status/962344904885260289

OxyContin maker stops promoting opioids, cuts sales staff
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/962453956092973057

Energy drinks are still killing kids in America
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/963412113048793089

Trump wants to slash #foodstamps and replace them with a “#BlueApron-type program”
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963539767152410624

Making ‘cents’ of proposed SNAP changes (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963681881974861827

Santa Fe County sees rise in medical marijuana cardholders
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/963399163206623232

FDA declares popular alt-medicine kratom an opioid
https://twitter.com/eggplanttofakie/status/961438321611366400

10 middle school students in San Francisco treated after exposure to unknown substance
https://twitter.com/RT_com/status/963557706874478593

CEO Who Tested DIY Herpes Treatment Locks Himself in Lab as Fellow Biohackers Abandon Him
https://twitter.com/swaggerprance/status/963259779874344960

#ThisDayInHistory: #February14 w/#Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, was beheaded around the year 278A.D. (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963837446210244608

+ #Oregon becomes state #ThirtyThree, CTRC becomes @IBM, #Penicillin discovered, #Knesset convenes, #EltonJohn & #Prince each get married, #YouTube started, #DayOfRage in Bahrain
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963839734660317184

Flashback: Obama pushes bill that would mandate global tax // key Clinton backer guilty in Sibel Edmonds case // McCain votes against waterboarding ban (Hillary & Obama conveniently skip the vote altogether) // Limbaugh defends Clinton & Obama on Iraq // Coulter: i’ll campaign for Hillary if McCain is the nominee (Feb. 14, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/mccain-coulter-hillary-rush-obama-so/

Flashback: 9/11 lawsuits: raissi & ashcroft
pilot can pursue 9/11 damages // judges weigh possible charges against ashcroft over detainees (Feb. 14, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/911-lawsuits-raissi-ashcrof/

US ‘to shoot down spy satellite’ pentagon to shoot down rogue satellite (Feb. 14, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/us-to-shoot-down-spy-satellite/

Flashback: F-16 That Scrambled On 9/11 Put On Display; It now moves only slightly slower than it did on 9/11 (Feb. 14, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/f-16-that-scrambled-on-911-put-on/

Flashback: EU plans biometric border checks // Lockheed secures contract to expand biometric database // DHS eases immigrant background checks // Federal buildings become Real ID zones (Feb. 14, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/biometric-borders-lockheed-background/

+ #JackBenny, #JimmyHoffa, my late great namesake grandpa James Valentine, #FlorenceHenderson, #MaceoParker, #AaronRusso, #TimBuckley, #AlanHunter, #SimonPegg, #RobThomas birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963840327697145856

#PumpUpThaVolume: Shakey Graves (@ShakeyGraves) – “Kids These Days” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963663472931344385