JJ. 1990: President George H.W. Bush went back on his “no new taxes” campaign pledge, conceding that tax increases would have to be included in any deficit-reduction package, worked out with congressional negotiators.



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President John Tyler; Associate Justice David Davis; U.S. Secretary of War Simon Cameron; Chef-Blogger at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day Hector “El Chilote” Santanamos De Soto, Canned Heat featuring Larry “the Mole” Taylor, the Clash featuring Mick Jones, and Elvis Presley:

  1. 684: St. Benedict II begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 1483: Richard III began his reign as King of England and was crowned the following month.
  3. 1804: The Lewis and Clark Expedition reached the mouth of the Kansas River after completing a westward trek of nearly 400 river miles.
  4. 1807: Lightning hits a gunpowder warehouse in Luxembourg, resulting in 230 deaths.
  5. 1819: W. K. Clarkson patented the bicycle on this date.
  6. 1843: Britain proclaims Hong Kong to be a Crown Colony.
  7. 1844: U.S. President John Tyler marries Julia Gardner in New York City thus becoming the first sitting president to marry while in office.
  8. 1870: The first section of Atlantic City, New Jersey’s Boardwalk was opened to the public.
  9. 1886: In Bloomington, Illinois, the 37th associate justice of the United States Supreme Court- Independent David Davis- died on this date. President Abraham Lincoln nominated Davis who began political life as a Whig, then as a Republican, then a Liberal Republican, and finally as an Independent to fill the seat of Associate Justice John Campbell.  He served from 10-17-1862 to 03-03-1883 then stepped down to become a U.S. senator.
  10. 1894: Germany’s Karl Benz receives a U.S. patent for his gas-powered automobile. Meanwhile, the American Railway Union called a general strike in sympathy with Pullman workers.
  11. 1899: In Maytown, Pennsylvania, the 26thS. Secretary of War Simon Cameron died at age 90. First a member of the Democratic Party, then a member of the American Party, and finally a Republican, he served under President Abraham Lincoln from 03-05-1861 to 01-14-1862.
  12. 1900: Dr. Walter Reed begins the research that would lead to the eradication of yellow fever. Elsewhere, the United States announced it would send troops to fight against the Boxer Rebellion in China.
  13. 1917: The first group of the U.S. Expeditionary Force—under the command of General John J. “Blackjack” Pershing–arrives in France during World War I.
  14. 1924: After 8 years of occupation, U.S. troops leave the Dominican Republic.
  15. 1925: Charlie Chaplin’s classic comedy “The Gold Rush” premiered at Grumman’s Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, California.
  16. 1926: Organizers unveiled the memorial to the first S. troops in France during World War I at St. Nazaire.
  17. 1927: The Coney Island Cyclone roller coaster opened in New York.
  18. 1934: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the Federal Credit Union Act, which establishes credit unions.
  19. 1936: The Focke-Wulf Fw 61 made its first flight. Aviation historians consider it the first working helicopter.  Elsewhere, delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia nominated President Franklin Delano Roosevelt for a second term.
  20. 1942: Professional chef and blogger at the AICP-END Hector “El Chilote” Santanamos is born in southern California. Meanwhile, future bassist with the rock band, Canned Heat[i], Larry “the Mole” Taylor, is born.  Finally, the Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter flew for the first time.
  21. 1944: The Republican National Convention opened in Chicago with a keynote speech by California Governor Earl Warren.
  22. 1945: The charter of the United Nations was signed by 50 countries in San Francisco, California.
  23. 1948: The Berlin Airlift began in earnest after the Soviet Union cut off land and water routes to the isolated western sector of Berlin.
  24. 1950: President Harry S. Truman authorized the Air Force and Navy to enter the Korean Conflict.
  25. 1955: Future member of the British hard-rocking punk band, the Clash[ii]–Mick Jones (lead guitarist/vocalist)—is born on this date.
  26. 1959: President David D. Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth open the St. Lawrence Seaway to ocean-going traffic. Meanwhile, Swedish boxer Ingemar Johansson knocked out Floyd Patterson in the third round of their match at New York’s Yankee Stadium to win the heavyweight title of the world.
  27. 1960: Britain grants British Somaliland its independence; Italian Somaliland demands its independence from Italy.
  28. 1963: President John F. Kennedy visited West Berlin, where he delivered his famous speech expressing solidarity with the city’s residents, declaring: “Ich bin ein Berliner” (I am a Berliner).
  29. 1968: President Lyndon Baines Johnson, Democrat, announced the nomination of Abe Fortas to succeed Earl Warren as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court on this date. However, Fortas later withdrew in the face of steep Senate opposition.
  30. 1972: The IRA declares it will resist the British in Northern Ireland.
  31. 1973: Former White House counsel John W. Dean told the Senate Watergate Committee about an “enemies list” kept by the Nixon White House.
  32. 1974: The supermarket price scanner made its debut in Troy, Ohio, as a 10-pack of Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit chewing gum costing 67 cents and bearing a Uniform Product Code (UPC) was scanned by Marsh Supermarket cashier Sharon Buchanan for customer Clyde Dawson.
  33. 1977: Elvis Presley[iii] performs in Indianapolis, in what would become the final concert of his life.
  34. 1979: Muhammad Ali declares his third retirement from boxing is ‘final.’
  35. 1987: Supreme Court Justice Louis F. Powell, Jr. announces his retirement from the court.
  36. 1990: President George H.W. Bush went back on his “no new taxes” campaign pledge, conceding that tax increases would have to be included in any deficit-reduction package, worked out with congressional negotiators.
  37. 1992: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that airports can band the solicitation of funds on their premises.
  38. 1993: President Bill Clinton authorizes a strike on the Iraqi Secret Service headquarters in Baghdad.
  39. 1995 Monday: An assassination attempt on the life of Hosni Mubarak takes place in Egypt; he escapes unharmed.
  40. 1997 Thursday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) strikes down an Internet indecency law. It also upholds a ban on doctor-assisted suicide.
  41. 2000 Monday: Rival scientific teams complete the first rough map of the human genetic code.
  42. 2013 Wednesday: At the Appeals Court level, the 2008 Proposition 8 Ballot Measure loses, which allows same-sex marriage in the state of California to continue unimpeded. However, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and in violation of the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution.
  43. 2014 Thursday: Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine enter into free-trade pacts with the European Union, a decision counter to that of Kazakhstan and Belarus, who collaborated with Russia in creation of the Eurasian Union.
  44. 2015 Friday: In yet another ruling designed to destroy the United States of America, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that same-sex marriage is a fundamental right for citizens and forces it onto all 50 states. This is against the will of the people and yet, the court in a 5-4 decision takes it out of the hands of ALL Americans.
  45. 2016 Sunday: After a month-long struggle to reclaim the city of Fallujah, Iraqi forces finally vanquish the ISIS scum in an all-out blitz. God bless ‘em!   Meanwhile, Panama opens the third set of locks- ones that cost the country approximately $5.25 billion (we believe funded by communist China)- that will virtually double the canal’s shipping traffic.
  46. 2017 Monday: Corruption in Brazil continues unabated as state prosecutors hit President Michel Temer with corruption charges. Meanwhile, in ever-lively Caracas, a pair of rebellious police pilots attack the nation’s supreme court, doing some damage.
  47. 2018 Tuesday: Shock of shocks, the U.S. Supreme Court upholds one of President Donald J. Trump’s travel bans against mostly Muslim nations where terrorism flourishes but also Venezuela, North Korea, and one or two others.
  48. 2019 Wednesday: At the airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, inspectors discover approximately 5,000 turtles concealed in luggage bound for India. The smugglers are arrested.
  49. 2020 Friday:  The FBI now is launching a task force to track down the violent rioters in Washington, D.C., who have damaged, vandalized, or destroyed various monuments, churches, and other property within the federal enclave.  Round ‘em up, prosecute them, and send them to federal prison.  Worthless scumbags.
  50. 2020 Friday A: Here are today’s stats for Xi Jinping’s infamous Wuhan Bat Flu, the planet first: 9,641,472 confirmed cases, 489,990 confirmed deaths, and 4,865,562 confirmed recoveries.  Thank you, communist China.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,511,453 confirmed cases, 126,924 confirmed deaths, and 771,155 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the World-Famous AICPENDBLOG.COM, has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the numbers first for the Golden State: 200,461 confirmed cases, 5,812 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are today’s stats: 815 confirmed cases, 70 confirmed deaths, and 696 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington state, here are today’s stats: 30,855 confirmed cases, 1,304 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, numbers in the U.S. have commenced going up again with 46,326 new cases.
  51. 2020 Friday B: Thanks to communist China sending the COVID-19 around the world and especially here to the United States, the week concludes with a DOWN stock market.  Here are the stats: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,015.55, DOWN 730.05 points (2.84%); NASDAQ: 9,757.22, DOWN 259.78 points (2.59%); finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,009.05, DOWN 74.71 points (2.42%).   Meanwhile, the Nancy Pelosi-controlled House passes a bill giving statehood to the District of Columbia.  It won’t pass in the U.S. Senate nor will a majority of the states confirm it in votes.  The Democrats are such scurrilous scumbags that they will resort to anything to add two more senators to the U.S. Senate as well as a congresswoman Eleanor Norton Holmes as well as surround the White House with angry mobs.  California Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Democrat, one of the biggest crooks in the lower chamber says, ‘if the district does not receive statehood, it’s because of…RACISM!’  Screw her.








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This artwork is #0141 a 5” x 7” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset and Sea.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!




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Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)

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Hard to believe, Syd Barrett’s record company and Pink Floyd band mates put together a box set entitled, “Crazy Diamond,” and released it on April 26, 1993.  The album featured material from “The Madcap Laughs,” “Barrett,” and “Opel,” as well as additional material and additional tidbits to titillate the listener,  If you have yet to consider listening to this fabulous artist, why not seek this one out and add it to your listening rotation.  Without Barrett, there would never have been Pink Floyd so please, look for it now and enjoy.






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[i] We began promoting the music of Canned Heat on Sunday, 05-June-2011 through Sunday, 17-July-2011.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[ii] Not sure when we will begin doing the music of the Clash but when we do, we will attempt to do other bands of the era.

[iii] When the time will be right for the presentation of Elvis Presley is unknown but if we are still going strong in the 2030s, we expect to do so.  Please, stay tuned.


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Author: Executive and Pastry Chef Tiresias

Longtime professional chef, born in Greece, emigrated to the United States in the late 1940s where my parents opened a Greek restaurant on the East Coast and then in Southern California. My siblings and I took over the restaurants from our parents in 1999 and haven't looked back since. I have been a longtime author at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day and now am a chef-blogger here at our WordPress site.

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