The fire challenge, bicycle killers and ‘The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things’ + this day in history w/the Stockholm Syndrome and our song of the day by Echo & the Bunnymen on your Morning Monarchy for August 23, 2018.
Senate @Chaplain_Black: “Lord, we ask you to comfort those who mourn Aretha Franklin’s death. We are also grateful to you for the life & legacy of Kofi Annan.” (Audio)
I am positive that bots are writing these stories now: ‘Jesus was a Palestinian, Jewish rabbi, he was a person of color that was killed by white supremacy’ — This progressive, inclusive church doubles as a brewery to raise funds for Planned Parenthood (Audio)
Italian Government Warned 6 Months Ago Over Deadly Genoa Bridge As New Footage Shows Moment Of Collapse
Farm orgies involving three men having sex with horses, cows, goat and dogs for five years discovered by police
Santa Fe police reports say Montoya armed herself with hypodermic needles and chased a security guard into the parking lot.
Creepy Clowns Check-In, ABQ Edition
‘She was on fire from her knees to her hair’: Girl, 12, is left with severe burns across half her body after taking part in the ‘Fire Challenge’
Shades of #DevonteHart?: Mixed-race family asks Blue Bell Ice Cream to change flavor name to be more inclusive
Long list of evidence seized in death of 6-year-old girl
Report: Neighbor tried to stop Texas dad that was screaming ‘Jesus is coming’ from fatally stabbing baby
Doctor who served as #homeopathic physician to the #Queen for 15 years killed in central #London crash
Why a bicycle? I did some research on it. Intriguing.
3,000yo #Egyptian #cheese infected with #deadly #disease unearthed at #ancient burial site
I Followed the NXIVM ‘Sex Cult’ Diet for a Week. Then a nutritionist told me what it was doing to my brain.
Inside Scientologists’ Bizarre Plot to Sell Bogus Meat to the Poor
helly Miscavige, the wife of Scientology’s leader, hasn’t been seen for more than a decade
Dallas priest goes missing after ‘credible’ sexual-abuse allegations, bishop says
A former South African police officer found dead after revealing alleged details of a secret government pedophile ring.
Pennsylvania schools drop Catholic leader names amid sex abuse report fallout
Indiana priest attacked by man yelling, ‘For all the little kids’
Alaska’s #DimondHS football holds meeting to address sexual abuse allegations
Asia Argento Paid $380,000 to an Underage Sexual Assault Accuser
Asia Argento Accuser Jimmy Bennett Says He Feared ‘Stigma’ of Coming Forward
Asia Argento allegedly admitted to sex with teen in texts
Did “#JTLeRoy” Secretly Tape Sex Calls With “Elites”?
Asia Argento wrote & directed a movie where she was a prostitute, 7-year old Jimmy Bennett played her son, whom her character forced to crossdress and was raped as a result. A decade later Argento allegedly rapes Bennett while he’s underage, fetishizing him as her son.
NYT: #MeToo leader #AsiaArgento paid sex assault accuser #JimmyBennett (Audio)
#ThisDayInHistory: #August23 w/The 1973 #Norrmalmstorg bank robbery in #Stockholm, Sweden, turns into a hostage crisis; over the next five days the hostages begin to sympathise with their captors, leading to the term “#StockholmSyndrome” (Audio)
+ #SaccoVanzetti executed, #SaladBowlStrike, #SingingRevolution, #WWW opens, @LAPDHQ announce #MichaelJackson investigation, VA/DC earthquake, #Gaddafi overthrown
Flashback: ICE Abandons Self-Deportation Program for Illegals // Mexicans Turn to Radio Implants as Kidnaps Soar // ICE: Nearly 600 Detained in Mississippi Plant Raid (Aug. 23, 2008)
Flashback: Obama/Biden ’08: And The Crowd Goes… Meh // Obama Selects Joseph Biden As His Running Mate // Obama Announces Biden As Running Mate Via Text Message // Obama Leaves Texters At Altar, Runs Off w/Dinosaur Press // Secret Service On Their Way to Biden’s House // Obama’s & McCain’s VP Picks Won’t Matter in November // Obama Selects Biden to Reassure the US Ruling Elite // 1992 Biden Speech: “On the Threshold of the New World Order: a Rebirth for the United Nations” // A Few Questions for Joe Biden That Should Be Answered, Preferably Under Oath // Biden on 9/10: “Real Threat” May Come in “the Belly of a Plane” (Aug. 23, 2008)
+#GeneKelly, #BobCrosby, #TexWilliams, @Barbara_Eden, #HenryLeeLucas, #KeithMoon, @LindaThompsonLT, @RickSpringfield, @EdwynCollins, #ShaunRyder, @JayMohr37, #RiverPhoenix, #JulianCasablancas birthdays
#PumpUpThaVolume: Echo & the Bunnymen – “The Somnambulist” (Audio)