Olympics 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.
@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
.@TheTimes and @NBC apologize for incorrect and inappropriate comments (respectively) during #Olympics coverage (Audio)
After S. Korea visit, Pence insists ‘no daylight’ on North
Ahead of South Korea's Olympics, North Korea holds military parade
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
Oxfam to face UK government review over #Haiti sex worker scandal (Audio)
Modern "Liberals" Are 1950s Authoritarians
List of American state and local politicians convicted of crimes
GOP Congressman: "I Now Understand Where Rand Paul's Neighbor Was Coming From"
Sen. Rand Paul Blasts Hypocrisy and Out-of-Control Spending (Audio)
US to send 1,000s of extra Marines to East Asia to counter China
Singer on 'The Voice' in France quits after criticism for pro-Palestine stance
Duterte says he cannot be tried for 4,000 drug war killings – and threatens ‘comeuppance’ for prosecutor
Colombia tightens border control as Venezuela migrants surge
Venezuela election could trigger deeper sanctions, exiles
Remarkably stupid Senator Marco Rubio calls for military coup in Venezuela
"It's Madness" - 'Mad Max' Violence Soars On Venezuela's Lawless Roads
Party time in #Brazil - Dancing away troubles at #Carnival 🇧🇷 (Audio)
A budget the likes of which the Pentagon has never seen
Uranium One: Nuclear scandal fallout hits FBI & Clintons
FBI 'Lovers' New Texts Expose Obama Complicity: He "Wants To Know Everything We're Doing"
FBI Establishes Task Force to Target Alternative Media
#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)
+ #LincolnMemorial starts, "#RhapsodyInBlue" premieres, #GatewayArch starts, #SalMineo murdered, #DavidBowie gets star, #Milosevic trial starts
Flashback: "The Commission" - A Report On The 9/11 Report (Feb. 12, 2008)
+ #AbrahamLincoln, #CharlesDarwin, #LorneGreen, #ArlenSpector, #CostasGravas, #JudyBlume, #RayManzarek, #RayKurzweil, #MichaelIronside, #MichaelMcDonald, #BillLaswell, #ArsenioHall birthdays
#PumpUpThaVolume: Ash - "Buzzkill"