#MorningMonarchy: February 12, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: February 12, 2018Olympics occupation, Ofxam allegations and Carnival escapism + this day in history w/Bill Clinton's impeachment acquittal and our song of the day by Ash on your Morning Monarchy for February 12, 2018.

Notes/Links:

@NBC, the same @Comcast-owned company that recently hired former @CIA head as a totally impartial “intelligence analyst”, apologizes to Koreans for #Olympics coverage that praised Japan’s brutal occupation
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/962779715567214592

.@TheTimes and @NBC apologize for incorrect and inappropriate comments (respectively) during #Olympics coverage (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/962921571047256064

After S. Korea visit, Pence insists ‘no daylight’ on North
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/962518996972077056

Ahead of South Korea's Olympics, North Korea holds military parade
https://twitter.com/koat7news/status/961629485803102208

In the latest example of NGO’s and private contractors being connected to human trafficking, @Oxfam could lose funding over #oxfamscandal allegations it exploited disaster victims for sex
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/962780580533346304

Oxfam to face UK government review over #Haiti sex worker scandal (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/962924868814618624

Modern "Liberals" Are 1950s Authoritarians
https://twitter.com/caitoz/status/961047288436019200

List of American state and local politicians convicted of crimes
Page issues
https://twitter.com/AphixJS/status/959197039031672832

GOP Congressman: "I Now Understand Where Rand Paul's Neighbor Was Coming From"
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/962143155515686912

Sen. Rand Paul Blasts Hypocrisy and Out-of-Control Spending (Audio)
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/962141896821886977

US to send 1,000s of extra Marines to East Asia to counter China
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/962517569952518145

Singer on 'The Voice' in France quits after criticism for pro-Palestine stance
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/962165185489395713

Duterte says he cannot be tried for 4,000 drug war killings – and threatens ‘comeuppance’ for prosecutor
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/962166507852779520

Colombia tightens border control as Venezuela migrants surge
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/961797174089715712

Venezuela election could trigger deeper sanctions, exiles
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/961799804622901248

Remarkably stupid Senator Marco Rubio calls for military coup in Venezuela
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/962127236462673920

"It's Madness" - 'Mad Max' Violence Soars On Venezuela's Lawless Roads
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/962522648558342144

Party time in #Brazil - Dancing away troubles at #Carnival 🇧🇷 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/962650764685406208

A budget the likes of which the Pentagon has never seen
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/962130884907487232

Uranium One: Nuclear scandal fallout hits FBI & Clintons
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/961792865167921154

FBI 'Lovers' New Texts Expose Obama Complicity: He "Wants To Know Everything We're Doing"
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/961414404590927872

FBI Establishes Task Force to Target Alternative Media
https://twitter.com/NewsBud_/status/961303098051280897

#ThisDayInHistory: #February12 w/the five-week impeachment trial of @BillClinton comes to an end, with the Senate voting to acquit the president on both articles of #impeachment: perjury and obstruction of justice (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963112712107540480

+ #LincolnMemorial starts, "#RhapsodyInBlue" premieres, #GatewayArch starts, #SalMineo murdered, #DavidBowie gets star, #Milosevic trial starts
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963114236527300608

Flashback: "The Commission" - A Report On The 9/11 Report (Feb. 12, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/commission-report-on-911-repor/

+ #AbrahamLincoln, #CharlesDarwin, #LorneGreen, #ArlenSpector, #CostasGravas, #JudyBlume, #RayManzarek, #RayKurzweil, #MichaelIronside, #MichaelMcDonald, #BillLaswell, #ArsenioHall birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963115172754681856

#PumpUpThaVolume: Ash - "Buzzkill"
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/962898359886389248