Oh, those Iranians are such pranksters, showing a video in which the IRG is blowing up the U.S. Capitol, funny, funny, funny…how about we nuke Tehran off the face of the globe…just kidding…

Meanwhile, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, blasts the FAKE NEWS MEDIA for labeling the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in the Mount Rushmore State in the summer a ‘super-spreader event.’ That’s the FAKE NEWS MEDIA, always causing trouble via disinformation and misinformation. F**k them.

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125. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 05, 2021 UPDATE A:

DAY ONE-HUNDRED-AND-SIX OF THE BIDEN REGIME

Cinco de Mayo (fake ‘Mexican holiday’[i])

Oh, those Iranians are such pranksters, showing a video in which the IRG is blowing up the U.S. Capitol, funny, funny, funny…how about we nuke Tehran off the face of the globe…just kidding…

  1. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 155,802,002 confirmed cases, +823,116, 3,254,757  confirmed deaths, +14,035, and 133,945,619 confirmed recoveries, +90,024.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,315,190 confirmed cases, UP 40,075 from yesterday’s reporting, 593,097 confirmed deaths, UP 691,[ii] and 26,014,813 confirmed recoveries, UP 53,527.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[iii]   
  2. 2021 Wednesday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 278,256 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another 280.29 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 185,277 deaths.    The AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says the Pfizer vaccine for teens should be approved by next week. 
  3. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,751,034 confirmed cases, 62,063 confirmed deaths, and 1,997,994 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,253,929 confirmed cases, 35,492 confirmed deaths, and 1,824,257 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,794 confirmed cases, 485 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 412,129 confirmed cases, 5,593 confirmed deaths, and 201,370 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Washington, D.C., a place  that wants two horrible senators should they become a flipping state: they have 48,041 confirmed cases, 1,109 confirmed deaths, but 33,988 confirmed recoveries as they won’t mention them.[iv]   
  4. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,767 confirmed cases, 6,370 confirmed deaths, and 831,218 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Venezuela, a place human fecal matter such as Antifa and Black Lives Matter emulate: 201,807 cases of the virus, 2,208 confirmed deaths and 184,161 confirmed recoveries.[v]     
  5. 2021 Wednesday D:  STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,230.34, UP 97.31 points (+0.29%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,582.42, DOWN 51.08 points (-0.37%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,167.59, UP 2.93 points (+0.07%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.12 per barrel, -0.57 (-0.87%).  The price of GOLD is $1,784.90 per troy oz., +0.50 (+0.03%) while the price of SILVER is $26.51 per troy ounce, -0.02 (-0.08%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,225.90 per troy oz, -2.80 (-0.23%) while the price of COPPER is $4.52 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[vi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,964.82 per troy oz, -4.47 (-0.15%).[vii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[viii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.24.     In Nepalese Rupee, one greenback equals 118.26 and in New Israeli Shekel, a buck equals 3.27 and in Paraguayan Guarani, one dollar equals 6,727.00 of theirs.[ix]   Interesting note- prior to the announcement of their divorce, Bill Gates quietly and quickly moved $1.8 billion in stock to soon-to-be-ex-wife Melinda. 
  6. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE FOUR STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.057 per gallon, $2.871 in Florida, $3.807 in Hawaii, and $3.495 in Washington state.[x]    Let’s look at one other location- Nevada: $3.513.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Ecuador: $1.910 per U.S. Gallon.[xi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,251,982,318,772 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  7. 2021 Wednesday F: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- Congressman Bill Johnson, R-OH 6th congressional district, told Newsmax TV that the Dems are paying a ransom to Northern Triangle countries to keep their illegal aliens in their country.   Next, Tony Shaffer, president of the London Center for Policy Research and former President Donald J. Trump 2020 national security adviser says that socialism and the drug wars are driving people to flee Central America and come to the U.S.   Here’s a laugh- the Vermont state senate has passed a bill that will permit ILLEGAL ALIENS the right to vote in their state.  Wow.  Yet, they don’t want Americans to believe in the REPLACEMENT THEORY…
  8. 2021 Wednesday G: BIDEN REGIME NEWS I- Apparently, Joe Biden is eyeing clemencies early on in his career.  We are curious as to whom these people might be.    Next, the Biden regime is seeking a ‘special master’ to look into the seized electronic devices taken from Rudy Giuliani and Victoria Toensing.   Next, Joe Biden says he is ‘open’ to compromise on his corporate tax hike.  We’ll see.  Moving on, the White House is considering subsidies for nuclear power plants to help them meet climate targets.  Speaking of ‘climate warriors,’ Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (CPUSA-NY 14th congressional district), aka “The Fly,” aka “Baby Evita,” aka Sandy Cortez and Senator Ed Markey, CPUSA-MA, are pushing a $10 billion, 1.5-million-strong (of little Marxists) Civilian Climate Corps because the planet has a fever.  F**k these people.
  9. 2021 Wednesday H: COVID-19 UPDATES AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION- We learn today that thanks to the Chi-Vi, 20 million more Americans (many of them probably illegal aliens) were beset by food crises last year which means Joe Biden will be giving taxpayer dollars to illegals.  Can’t have them go hungry now can we?   Elsewhere, the founder of BionTech prophesizes that the Chi-Vi pandemic will continue until sometime in mid-2022, a date we are sure the Democrats hope will extend to the 2022 Mid-Term Elections so they can try to steal those elections, too.   In other COVID-19 news, over half of the people in the world’s democracies feel that governments repressed freedoms and liberties.  Meanwhile, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, blasts the FAKE NEWS MEDIA for labeling the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in the Mount Rushmore State in the summer a ‘super-spreader event.’  That’s the FAKE NEWS MEDIA, always causing trouble via disinformation and misinformation.  F**k them.  Finally, the U.S. Patent Office- at the direction of Joe Biden- is considering waiving patent rights on the vaccines to fight the Chi-Vi so everyone can jump into mass-producing this crap.   (Interesting tidbit- a U.S. federal court has overturned the moratorium on evictions.  Good.  Someone has to help landlords).
  10. 2021 Wednesday I: SOCIAL MEDIA NEWS AND BIG TECH NEWS- Facebook votes to keep President Donald J. Trump banned but orders another ‘review’ down the road.   Once this news came out, President Trump blasted Facebook, Twitter, and Google as a ‘total disgrace’ (which they truly are).  Meanwhile, we learn that Iowa officials coordinated with BIG TECH to censor all posts related to the 2020 Presidential Election- so says Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch.
  11. 2021 Wednesday J: POLITICAL NEWS I- Each day that passes, it appears more and more likely that Congresswoman Liz Cheney[xiii], RINO-WY, is going to be toast as more and more Republicans are turning on the RINOs plaguing the GOP.[xiv]  We hope she is out ASAP.  Meanwhile, Jared Kushner forms the Abraham Accord Institute with which to continue pushing for peace around the world.   Next, the POS head of the Democratic Party in Lamar County, Texas, who called Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, an “Oreo,” offered his resignation earlier in the day but then Democrats in his county would not accept it.  Gary O’Connor is such a loveable guy; his fellow Dems don’t want to see the scumbag go.  Well, we do.   
  12. 2021 Wednesday K: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS I- the president of El Salvador has taken over the country’s supreme court (look for Joe Biden to do something similar in the U.S.).  Elsewhere, violence breaks out in Columbia over the government raising taxes on its people.  The protesters, stupidly enough, are demanding socialism.   Next, those good-humored mullahs in Iran released a truly hilarious video in which it showed their military forces blowing up the U.S. Capitol Building.  Good.  We should blow their seat of government off the flipping map.  Now.  Elsewhere, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates security assistance to Afghanistan be continued even as U.S. forces pull out of that hellish country.  Yes.  We must.  Otherwise, we will be fighting them here in the streets of the U.S.  Hell, they are already here coming across the southern border.  Thank you, Joe, thank you.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is in London meeting with the G7 leaders.
  13. 2021 Wednesday L: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- After a report of one child’s death and numerous injuries, Peloton is recalling its treadmills.  Next, following the resignation of a top attorney, Coca-Cola pauses its controversial diversity plan.  Ah, the pause that refreshes.   Meanwhile, the state of Texas stops a Chi-Com energy company from purchasing Lone Star State land next to a military base.  Wow.  Thank you.   Elsewhere, LeBron “King of Fecal Matter” James apologizes for having started the wrong conversation about the police officer who was forced by the actions of Ma’ Khia Bryant to take her life before she stabbed another girl to death.  (Note- LeBron is little more than a BIG IDIOT over-amped on steroids and social media-likes.  Dumb ass).  Speaking of Black Lives Matter, a New Jersey police officer was fired for calling BLM ‘terrorists.’  They are TERRORISTS.  We have no problem calling spades ‘spades.’
  14. 2021 Wednesday M: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II- Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov, says that ‘Broadway will be open 100-percent by September.’  Uh, okay, trying to save your job, are we?  Next, Atlanta is ordered by the courts to reinstate a police officer they terminated who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks last year.  If you recall, Mr. Brooks was cooperating with cops after falling asleep in a drive-through lane at a fast food restaurant and then began to fight.  Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms made sure Officer Garrett Rolfe was canned so she could maintain her bona fides with the BLM movement.  Glad to see you back, officer.  Moving on, a new law being considered could upend the firearms industry.   Laugh of the day, some POS New York City gunman got himself arrested after police read his social media posts.  Next, Sid Miller, Agriculture commissioner for Texas says that IF farmers are being discriminated against by Joe Biden, join our class action lawsuit.  Finally, Governor Ron DeSantis signs a new budget that will bestow $1,000 bonuses on law enforcement officers and first-responders.  
  15. 2021 Wednesday N: CALIFORNIA LOTTERY RESULTS / SUPER LOTTO AND POWERBALL DRAWS– First, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #1656 with a $45 million jackpot on the line: 06, 11, 17, 27, 39, and Mega 19.   Out of 119,647 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO MEGA for a prize of $10.335 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Lanes Market in Dorris, CA 90263; (2) Lucky Zone Lottery and Cigarettes in Los Angeles, CA 90014; (3) Chevron in El Monte, CA 91731; and (4) Adobe Beverage and Deli in Petaluma, CA 94954.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #843: 16, 23, 28, 40, 63, and Powerball 01.  Out of 58,518 winning tickets, the highest winners were 35 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $481 apiece.  Good for them!

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[i] Cinco De Mayo commemorates the victory of Mexican rebels over the French Foreign Legion, troops fighting for Emperor Maximillian.  In modern times, restaurants and bars have given it new life so they can increase alcohol and food sales.  Police departments across the land make mass arrests of drunken drivers, thus increasing local municipality coffers.

[ii] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

[iii] Here is the link: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

[iv] See United States COVID: 33,033,385 Cases and 589,110 Deaths – Worldometer (worldometers.info)..

[v] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

[vi] Commodities – Oil, Silver and Gold Prices – CNN Business– see this site for daily commodity information.

[vii] Palladium PRICE Today | Palladium Spot Price Chart | Live Price of Palladium per Ounce | Markets Insider (businessinsider.com) See this site for daily trading in palladium.

[viii] Commodities Prices – Spot – Futures (tradingeconomics.com) See this site for much of the economic information cobbled together at this blog.

[ix] (1) Currency Converter – Bing See this site for currency conversions.

[x] AAA Gas Prices– See this site for nationwide daily gasoline averages.

[xi] Please see the following site for information on global gas prices: Gasoline prices around the world, 26-Apr-2021 | GlobalPetrolPrices.com

[xii] U.S. National Debt Clock : Real Time (usdebtclock.org) See this site for the U.S. National Debt Clock.

[xiii] It would appear that Elise Stefanik is being pushed to take her place.  Many say she is no better than “Crazy Cheney.” Steve Scalise is backing Ms. Stefanik.  You know who would be good in this sport?  Jim Jordan.  There, we said it.

[xiv] Speaking of Liz Cheney, President Donald J. Trump continues blasting ‘warmonger’ Cheney and ‘gutless’ Mitch McConnell.

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FF. 1954 Wednesday: At Dien Bien Phu, French troops fighting at Claudine 5 are shocked to see a platoon of Moroccan soldiers cut their way through the wire and cross over to surrender to the enemy. The People’s Army immediately launched attacks on this site which cost the French Foreign Legionnaires at least seven men. Once the attack was repulsed through superior force of arms, the remaining Moroccan troops were stripped of their weapons and propelled to join other deserters clustering around the Nam Youm River.

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125. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 05, 2021:

DAY ONE-HUNDRED-AND-SIX OF THE BIDEN REGIME

Cinco de Mayo (fake ‘Mexican holiday’[i])

Acting U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security David Pekoske; Black Sabbath featuring Bill Ward, Family featuring Jim King, and Papa John Creach:

  1. 1260 Wednesday: Kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire on this date.
  2. 1430 Wednesday: The citizens of Speyer, Germany, expel their Jewish citizens.
  3. 1494 Saturday: On his second voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus sights the Caribbean island of Jamaica, which he named Santa Gloria.
  4. 1762 Wednesday: Russia and East Prussia sign a treaty of peace.
  5. 1798 Saturday: U.S. Secretary of War William McHenry ordered that the USS Constitution be made ready for sea.  The navy launched the frigate on October 21, 1797 but had never put it to sea.  
  6. 1813 Wednesday: Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard considered the father of existentialism, was born in Copenhagen.
  7. 1814 Thursday: During the War of 1812, the British attack Ft. Ontario, at Oswego, New York.
  8. 1818 Tuesday: Political philosopher (and communist POS) Karl Marx, co-author of “The Communist Manifesto” and of “Das Kapital,” was born in Prussia.
  9. 1821 Saturday: Napoleon Bonaparte, 51, died in exile on the island of St. Helena.
  10. 1847 Wednesday: The American Medical Association organizes.
  11. 1862 Monday: Mexican troops defeated French occupation troops in the Battle of Puebla.  The French Foreign Legion fought to the last man and the last bullet in defense of their retreating comrades.  (The Cinco de Mayo holiday commemorates Mexico’s victory).
  12. 1865 Friday: With the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, slavery was no more.
  13. 1877 Saturday: To avoid harassment from the United States Army under the command of Colonel Nelson Miles, Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota people into Canada.
  14. 1881 Thursday: Anti-Jewish rioting breaks out in Kiev, Ukraine.
  15. 1891 Tuesday: New York’s Carnegie Hall (then named “Music Hall”) had its official opening night.
  16. 1892 Thursday: Congress extended the Geary Chinese Exclusion Act for 10 more years.  The act required Chinese in the U.S. to register or face deportation.   
  17. 1893 Friday: The Panic of 1893 occurs as the New York Stock Exchange suffers a major financial downturn.
  18. 1904 Thursday: Pitcher Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox pitched the third perfect game in the major leagues against the Philadelphia Athletics.  It was the FIRST perfect game under modern rules.
  19. 1908 Tuesday: The Great White (U.S.) Fleet arrives in San Francisco, California.
  20. 1912 Sunday: Soviet Communist Party newspaper Pravda commences publication.
  21. 1916 Friday: To restore order and to protect American interests, U.S. Marines invade the Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic and remain there until 1924.
  22. 1917 Saturday: “Papa John” Creach, famed violinist with the San Franciscan rock bands of the 1970’s-1980’s (Hot Tuna[ii], the Jefferson Airplane[iii], and the Jefferson Starship[iv]) was born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, on this date in history.
  23. 1920 Wednesday: Democratic President Woodrow Wilson outlaws the Communist Labor Party in the U.S.  Thank God, he did something right.  A century later, the Democratic Party has become the ‘Communist Labor Party.’  He must be rolling over in his grave.
  24. 1925 Tuesday: Schoolteacher John T. Scopes was charged in Tennessee with violating a state law that prohibited teaching the theory of evolution; the jury found Scopes guilty, but his conviction was later set aside.
  25. 1934 Saturday: Columbia Pictures released the first Three Stooges short, “Woman Haters” on this date.
  26. 1936 Tuesday: The Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa fell to the invading Italian Fascists. 
  27. 1941 Monday: Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie returned to Addis Ababa after the Italians were driven out with the help of Allied forces.
  28. 1942 Tuesday: Wartime sugar rationing commenced in the United States on this date.  Meanwhile, Jim King, future horn player for the English rock band, Family[v], was born in Kettering, Northamptonshire, UK, on this date.  He provided part of the distinctive sound of the early band. 
  29. 1944 Friday: The Red Army launches its offensive against Sebastopol in Nazi-occupied Crimea.  The Germans cling to the city like rats with many of their Rumanian allies throwing down their weapons and surrendering.  Meanwhile, the British release Mahatma Gandhi from prison.
  30. 1945 Saturday: The Allies liberate Mauthausen Concentration Camp.  Meanwhile, in the only fatal attack of its kind during World War II, a Japanese balloon bomb exploded on Gearhart Mountain in Oregon, killing the pregnant wife of a minister and five children.  Elsewhere, as the German surrender began to go into effect, the Allies liberated Denmark and the Netherlands.
  31. 1947 Monday: Future drummer with Black Sabbath[vi]—Bill Ward—is born in Aston, Birmingham, UK, on this date.  Ward would perform with the band throughout the 1970s and then off and on throughout the 1980s and 1990s, and even beyond.
  32. 1954 Wednesday: At Dien Bien Phu, French troops fighting at Claudine 5 are shocked to see a platoon of Moroccan soldiers cut their way through the wire and cross over to surrender to the enemy.  The People’s Army immediately launched attacks on this site which cost the French Foreign Legionnaires at least seven men.  Once the attack was repulsed through superior force of arms, the remaining Moroccan troops were stripped of their weapons and propelled to join other deserters clustering around the Nam Youm River.  These so-called ‘internal deserters’ were men who were unable to sustain the fight and could no longer follow orders.  They lurked in wrecked aircraft and came out at night to compete for air-dropped supplies.  Morale is flagging within the base.[vii]
  33. 1955 Thursday: West Germany became a fully sovereign state.  Meanwhile, the baseball musical, “Damn Yankees” opened on Broadway.  Elsewhere, in Meridien, Connecticut, future Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary David Pekoske is born.  A member of no declared political party, he would serve under President Joe Biden from January 20, 2021 to February 02, 2021.
  34. 1961 Friday: Astronaut Alan B. Shepherd Jr. became the America’s first space traveler as he made a 15-minute suborbital flight aboard Freedom 7, a Mercury capsule launched from Cape Canaveral.
  35. 1965 Wednesday: The first large-scale U.S. Army ground units arrive in South Vietnam to aid the government of that nation by destroying the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese main force units.
  36. 1972 Friday: At the Armory in Akron, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers beats Lou Bailey by knockout at 1:07 of the second round of a 10-round bout; this improves his record to 39-2.
  37. 1973 Saturday: Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of its Triple Crown victories.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Ellis improves his record to 38-7 by beating Rico Brooks at 0.48 of the fifth round of a 10-round bout.  The fight occurred in Phoenix, Az. 
  38. 1978 Friday:  Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds registered his 3,000th major league hit.   Meanwhile, the famed Ben and Jerry’s ice cream had its beginnings as Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield opened an ice cream parlor at a converted gas station in Burlington, Vermont.
  39. 1979 Saturday: Voyager 1 passes the planet, Jupiter.
  40. 1980 Monday: The ongoing siege at the Iranian Embassy in London comes to an end as Special Forces and the police storm the building.
  41. 1981 Tuesday: Irish Republican Army hunger striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland in his 66th day without food.
  42. 1987 Tuesday: The congressional Iran-Contra hearings opened with former Air Force Major General Richard V. Secord the leadoff witness.
  43. 1994 Thursday: Singapore caned American teenager Michael Fay for vandalism, a day after the sentence underwent reduction from six lashes to four in response to an appeal from President Bill Clinton. 
  44. 2000 Friday: An interplanetary/satellite conjunction occurs as the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the Moon line up across the Solar System.
  45. 2003 Monday: Searchers using dogs and heavy equipment went from one crumbled home to another after tornado-packed storms flattened communities in four Midwestern states.  Meanwhile, in Colombia, a botched rescue attempt resulted in the deaths of a state governor, former defense minister and eight other hostages being held by rebels; three hostages survived.  Finally, Walter Sisulu, the quiet giant of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle for five decades died in Johannesburg at age 90. 
  46. 2008 Monday: Three men underwent arrest and beating by Philadelphia police officers after a vehicle chase in a scene videotaped by a WTXF-TV news helicopter.  A jury later acquitted the men of attempted murder and all other charges stemming from a shooting that led to their arrests; four of the 18 police officers at the scene suffered firing while several others underwent disciplinary reviews.   Elsewhere, on the New York Mercantile Exchange, U.S. oil futures contracts hit the incredible amount of $122 per barrel.
  47. 2009 Tuesday: Connie Culp, America’s first face transplant recipient, appeared before reporters at the Cleveland Clinic.  Culp underwent the procedure after being shot by her husband in a failed murder-suicide attempt.  Elsewhere, the World Health Organization announces that confirmed cases of H1N1 Swine Flu have now reached 1,490.
  48. 2010 Wednesday: Off the coast of East Africa- 500 miles, no less- Somali pirates seize control of a Russian oil tanker Moscow University with a crew of 23 souls aboard.  Not good.  We suspect the Russians are going to light them up.
  49. 2011 Thursday: Across Syria as protests continue to get out of control, the Syrian government begins mobilizing more troops and firing up the engines of their tanks.  They will proceed to various hotspots and put an end to this stupidity.   In some of the towns and cities, anti-government thugs have even toppled statues commemorating President Bashar al-Assad’s father, the founder of the modern country which is outrageous.
  50. 2012 Saturday: The moon forms a super moon as it gets the closest to the earth for the year.  Meanwhile, five terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, including 9-11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammad appear before a military tribunal.  More than a decade later, these same POS will still be there awaiting trial.  WTF?
  51. 2013 Sunday: The world’s first plastic gun, produced by a 3-D printer by Defense Distributed, test-fires successfully in Austin, Texas; this leads security officials to voice fear that plastic weapons would not be detected at airport screenings, leading to acts of terrorism.   Elsewhere, former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, seriously wounded in a 2011 shooting at a Tucson, Arizona, shopping mall, received the 2013 Profile in Courage award at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston.
  52. 2014 Monday: According to Brainy History, polio is on the rise as unvaccinated refugees travel across borders; though most prevalent in Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan, infections are now appearing in other parts of Asia and Africa; young children are the most vulnerable.  Meanwhile, a narrowly divided Supreme Court upheld Christian prayers at the start of local council meetings.  Finally, Philadelphia guard Michael Carter-Williams won the NBA’s Rookie of the Year Award.
  53. 2015 Tuesday: What’s more, according to Brainy History, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, announce the name of their baby girl, Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.  Elsewhere, following ongoing mistreatment of its citizens and violations of their rights, Jakarta bans its citizens from working as domestics anywhere in the Middle East.  Who can blame them?  Can’t work for the Chi-Coms either…
  54. 2016 Thursday: Due to out-of-control wildfires at Fort McMurray, the Canadian province of Alberta declares a state of emergency and begins the evacuation of 80,000 residents in the area.   Elsewhere, following the discovery of yet another tunnel running from the Gaza Strip into Israel and additional attacks by militants, Israel responds with tank artillery fire killing some Palestinians including a woman.  Moral of the story- stop attacking Israel and you will be fine Gazans.
  55. 2017 Friday: Effective at midnight, an agreement reached by Russia, Turkey, and Iran will establish a ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria through which NO military aircraft will navigate, including American warplanes.  The ‘safe zone’ will also prohibit military action on the ground.   The United Nations is ecstatic that some semblance of civilization will be restored although Syrian military opposition and jihadists such as ISIS refuse to acknowledge or accept.
  56. 2018 Saturday: NASA launched the Mars In Sight lander from California on a flight of more than six months to the red planet, where the robot geologist would dig deeper into the Martian surface than ever before.  Elsewhere, Palestinians are up to no good once again as a large blast erupts near the town of Deir al-Balah blows at least six Palestinians to kingdom come while injuring numerous others.  Hamas thugs point the jihadist finger at the Israelis who point theirs right back.  Sounds like a case of bomb-making gone bad.  Sad.
  57. 2019 Sunday: Due to Palestinian intransigence and transgression over the past several days, four Israeli and 23 Palestinian citizens lie dead and countless others injured.   Meanwhile, at Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, at least 41 die and numerous others are injured as a Russian Aeroflot airliner comes back and makes an emergency landing.   Elsewhere, Juan Guido, president of the nation’s National Assembly, says he is considering a request with which to get the U.S. to invade the country and topple the communist POS dictator Nicolas “Bus Driver” Maduro.
  58. 2020 Tuesday: After the U.S. Supreme Court begins it session hearing arguments from a distance, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg goes to the hospital for what sounds to be an issue with gall or kidney stones.  Politics aside, we wish her a full recovery and a swift return to work.  This woman is amazing, she has survived numerous health crises in her life and always comes back strong.  God bless you.  Meanwhile, following yesterday’s charging of those involved in a plot to topple Venezuelan thug dictator Nicolas Maduro, President Donald J. Trump denies any involvement in the so-called ‘attempted coup.’
  59. 2020 Tuesday A: Meanwhile, the COVID-19 update for the day: confirmed cases globally stand at 3,659,271; confirmed deaths are 256,929; and confirmed recoveries are 1,197,735 which is extremely good.  In the United States, confirmed cases are 1,233,146, confirmed deaths are 71,921, and confirmed recoveries are 163,841.  In the states connected to this blog, stats for California confirmed cases stand at 56,705 while confirmed deaths are 2,309.  Sadly, Gov. Gavin Newsom won’t provide confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, confirmed cases are 625, confirmed deaths are 17 and confirmed recoveries are 551.  Finally, in Washington state, confirmed cases are 15,557 and confirmed deaths are 862.  No information on confirmed recoveries so Gov. Jay Inslee is behaving just like Gov. Newsom.  Shame on them.  Question: WHY won’t Democrat-controlled states present recovery statistics?  Finally, communist China’s statistics, the place where this curse began remains the same: confirmed cases: 88,423; confirmed deaths: 4,633; and confirmed recoveries: 81,785 same as they were a week ago.  Shame.  
  60. 2021 Wednesday: You know the drill…looks like the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party WOKE stooges are screwing with our numbers…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0455 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Evening Haze.”  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 beverlycarrick.com, 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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Badfinger came back on November 09, 1970 with their follow-up effort to “Magic Christian Music” with the amazing, “No Dice.”  There was a slight change in the lineup but it would be the lineup with which most fans of the band would long remember it: Pete Ham (lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, and keyboards), Tom Evans (lead and backing vocals, bass guitar), Joey Molland (rhythm and lead guitars, lead and backing vocals), and Mike Gibbins (drums and percussion, backing and lead vocals).   The album contained another monster hit, “No Matter What” and another great tune, “Without You,” which although not a hit for Badfinger would become one for the gifted vocalist Harry Nilsson a few years later.  We hope you will seek this one out and give it a good listen; you will be glad you did. 

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[i] Cinco De Mayo commemorates the victory of Mexican rebels over the French Foreign Legion, troops fighting for Emperor Maximillian.  In modern times, restaurants and bars have given it new life so they can increase alcohol and food sales.  Police departments across the land make mass arrests of drunken drivers, thus increasing local municipality coffers.

[ii] We promoted the music of Hot Tuna beginning on Tuesday, 24-April-2012 through Thursday, 23-May-2012.

[iii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane, the Jefferson Starship, Starship, and of the various bands’ members beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  Please look for them and enjoy.

[iv] See previous footnote.

[v] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.  Sadly, at the time, we failed to promote the music of both Axis Point as well as Roger Chapman’s solo catalog so we hope to correct those mistakes sometime within the next five years.

[vi] We hope to offer the music of Black Sabbath sometime in the next decade.

[vii] Martin Windrow’s superb book, “The Last Valley,” Da Capo Press, 2006 is an amazing helpmate for information on this famed battle.  Seek it out.

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