2021 Tuesday I: The U.S. Department of Justice is probing ‘sedition conspiracies’ (they’re acting like this is somehow resembling the Civil War) surrounding the Capitol Hill 2021 storming last Wednesday, saying that somehow it is something we have never seen before. Folks, we were alive, well, and observant in the 1960s and the 1970s (and way before) and we remember the antiwar protests of those two decades. We also remember Puerto Rican communists attacking the Capitol…



Chef Charles Smithenstein,

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Gabriel Duvall, Nathan Clifford, and Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.; Acting U.S. Transportation Secretary Steven G. Bradbury; U.S. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance;  heavyweight boxing champion “Smokin’ Joe’ Frazier; the Bee Gees featuring Maurice Gibb, Rush Limbaugh, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Cynthia Robison, the Soft Machine featuring John Etheridge,  “The Joker” by the Steve Miller Band, the Supremes featuring Betty McGlown, and Traffic featuring Rebop Kwaku Baah:

  1. 49 B.C.: Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon River into Italy with his army, going from the governor of Gaul to an outlaw and into an insurrection that would eventually see him dictator of all Rome.
  2. 1493 Thursday: Today is the final day for all Jews to leave Sicily or suffer the consequences.
  3. 1519 Sunday: Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I died.
  4. 1773 Tuesday: Charleston, South Carolina, organized the first public museum in the American colonies.
  5. 1828 Saturday: The United States and Mexico signed a Treaty of Limits defining the boundary between the two countries to be the same as the one established by an 1819 treaty between the U.S. and Spain.
  6. 1835 Monday: The 17th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall stepped down from the high court on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, President James Madison nominated Duvall to fill the seat of Samuel Chase.  Duvall took his place on the court on November 18, 1811.
  7. 1858 Tuesday: The 34th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Nathan Clifford assumed his post on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President James Buchannan nominated Clifford to fill the seat of Associate Justice Benjamin Curtis.  He served from today until July 25, 1881.
  8. 1863 Monday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis delivers his “State of the Confederacy” address.
  9. 1866 Friday: The Royal Aeronautical Society underwent founding in London, England.
  10. 1875 Tuesday: Raucous supporters made Kwang-su emperor of China on this date.
  11. 1879 Sunday: With the beginning of the Zulu War, British Lt. General Chelmsford invades Zululand.
  12. 1896 Sunday: At Davidson College, several students took x-ray photographs, creating the first x-ray photos taken in the United States.
  13. 1904 Tuesday: An uprising against the German garrison in Southwest Africa under Joseph Maherero begins.  Elsewhere, Henry Ford set a new land speed record when he reached 91.37 miles per hour.
  14. 1908 Sunday: Some zany fellow sent a wireless message a long distance from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
  15. 1912 Friday: Textile workers at the Everett Mill in Lawrence, Massachusetts (most of them immigrant women) walked off the job to protest wage cuts.
  16. 1915 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives rejected, 204-174, a constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote.
  17. 1932 Tuesday: Initially appointed to serve out the remainder of the term of late husband, Thaddeus, Hattie W. Caraway became the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate.  Elsewhere, the 58th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. stepped down from the nation’s highest court on this date.  A Republican, President Theodore Roosevelt nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Horace Gray.  Holmes served from December 04, 1902, until today.
  18. 1933 Thursday: The U.S. Congress recognizes the independence of the Philippines.
  19. 1938 Wednesday: Austria recognized the Franco government in Spain.
  20. 1940 Friday: During the opening stages of the Winter War, Soviet bombers began hitting targets in neighboring Finland.
  21. 1942 Monday: Dutch troops on Tarakan surrender to the Japanese.  Elsewhere, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, D-NY, created the National War Labor Board.
  22. 1943 Tuesday: The Office of Price Administration announced that it would change the name for standard frankfurters/hot dogs/wieners to ‘Victory Sausages’ because of war with Nazi Germany. 
  23. 1944 Wednesday: Future heavyweight boxing champion of the world, “Smokin’” Joe Frazier was born on this date in Beaufort, South Carolina, and over the course of his professional career, he compiled a record of 37 fights, 32 wins (27 wins by KO), 4 losses and 1 draw. Meanwhile, Cynthia Robinson, future trumpeter with Sly & the Family Stone[i], the Bay Area soul-funk-rock band that created a sensation at the Woodstock Music Festival in 1969 is born in Sacramento, California, on this date.
  24. 1945 Friday: U.S. Taskforce 38 sinks 41 Japanese ships in the Battle of South China Sea.  Meanwhile, German units in the Battle of the Bulge begin retreating from Belgium.  Finally, Soviet forces begin a major successful offensive against the Germans in Eastern Europe during World War II.   
  25. 1946 Saturday: Cynthia Robinson—future trumpeter with Sly and the Family Stone—is born on this date.
  26. 1948 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS), in Sipuel v. Board of Regents of University of Oklahoma ruled that state law schools could not discriminate against applicants based on race.   Elsewhere, in Lambeth, United Kingdom, future guitarist with the English rock band, the Soft Machine[ii]– John Etheridge- is born.
  27. 1949 Wednesday: Dutch court reaffirms death sentence of SS Commander Hans Rauter.
  28. 1950 Thursday: The USSR reintroduces the death penalty for crimes of treason, espionage, and sabotage.
  29. 1951 Friday: Future talk radio phenom—Rush Limbaugh—is born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on this date.
  30. 1959 Monday: Berry Gordy, Jr., founded Motown Records (originally Tamia Records) in Detroit.
  31. 1964 Sunday: Leftist rebels in Zanzibar began their successful revolt against the government.
  32. 1966 Wednesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson said in his State of the Union Address that the U.S. should stay in South Vietnam until communist aggression stopped.
  33. 1969 Sunday: The New York Jets of the American Football League upset the Baltimore Colts of the National Football League 16-7 in Superbowl III, played at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.
  34. 1971 Tuesday: The groundbreaking situation comedy “All in the Family” premiered on CBS television.
  35. 1974 Saturday: Libya and Tunisia announce they are merging as an “Islamist Republic.”  Meanwhile, “The Joker,” by the Steve Miller Band[iii] peaks at Number One on the rock music charts.
  36. 1975 Sunday: In Super Bowl IX, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 16-6 at Tulane Stadium.
  37. 1983 Wednesday: While performing onstage in Stockholm, Sweden, famed percussionist Rebop Kwaku Baah of Traffic[iv] and other British bands suffers a cerebral hemorrhage and dies on stage.
  38. 1986 Sunday: The space shuttle Columbia blasted off with a crew that included the first Hispanic-American in space, Dr. Franklin R. Chang-Diaz.
  39. 1987 Monday: Anglican Church envoy Terry Waite arrived in Lebanon on his latest mission to win the release of Western hostages; however, Waite ended up being taken captive himself, and was not released until 1991.
  40. 1989 Saturday: Up-and-coming heavyweight slugger Tommy Morrison improves his pro record to 3-0 with a 1st Round KO of Joe Adams.
  41. 1990 Friday: Romania bans the communist party, the first member of the Warsaw Pact to do so.  Elsewhere in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, an unknown thug stabbed civil rights agitator, Reverend Al Sharpton.
  42. 1991 Saturday: Congress passed a resolution authorizing President George H.W. Bush to use military power to force the military forces of Iraqi thug-dictator Saddam Hussein out of neighboring Kuwait.
  43. 1995 Thursday: Qubilah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X, underwent arrest in Minneapolis on charges she had tried to hire a hit man to kill Nation of Islam leader and false prophet, the Reverend Louis Farrakhan; however, through a settlement with the Feds, the government dropped the charges.
  44. 1998 Monday: Linda Tripp provided independent counsel Kenneth Starr’s office with taped conversations between herself and former White House intern Monica Lewinsky on this date.
  45. 2000 Wednesday: The U.S. Supreme Court in another 5-4 ruling gave police broad authority to stop and question people who run at the sight of an officer.
  46. 2003 Sunday: In Miami, Florida, Maurice Gibb (multi-instrumentalist, vocals 1958-2003) of the British group, the Bee Gees[v], died on this date at the age of 53 from complications related to a twisted intestine.
  47. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush and Mexican President Vicente Fox forged agreement on the contentious issues of immigration and Iraq, meeting in Monterrey, before the opening of a 34-nation hemispheric summit.
  48. 2007 Friday: Somali government troops aided by their Ethiopian allies drive Islamist scum out of the village of Ras Kamboni and go on pursuit of fleeing jihadists.  Kill ‘em all, boys, kill ‘em all and return civilization to your region.
  49. 2008 Saturday: In Royal Oak, Michigan, vocalist Betty McGlown of the Supremes (1959-1960) died at age 66 from the complications of diabetes.   Meanwhile, the Republic of China, aka FREE China, aka Taiwan, holds free and open elections. 
  50. 2009 Monday: Heavy fighting continues in Gaza City as the Israelis continue whacking and stacking Hamas thugs and Islamic Jihad fecal matter.  Kill ‘em, boys, kill all the Islamist scum and put their heads on pikes outside the city.
  51. 2010 Tuesday: A magnitude 7-earthquake, killing as many as 300,000 residents, and leaving over 1.5 million people homeless struck Haiti.  Elsewhere, Google- back at a time when it was a somewhat moral organization- says that it may stop doing business in communist China over Beijing’s policies of censorship on virtually everything.  A few years later, Google would sing a different tune when they saw the amount of money they could make at the expense of freedom and liberty.
  52. 2011 Wednesday: The Tunisian military arrives on the scene in Tunis to quell the out-of-control rioting and protests crippling the country.  Elsewhere, members of Boko Haram- the peace-loving Islamist group- go on a rampage in central Nigeria attacking innocent civilians going about their daily lives in three separate villages.  The attackers using rifles and machetes killed at least 19 unfortunate souls and wound loads of others.  WTF is wrong with these people?
  53. 2012 Thursday: In New York City, the former 57th U.S. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance, a Democrat, died.  He served under President Jimmy Carter / served from January 20, 1977, to April 28, 1980.  Elsewhere, Israel’s Supreme Court upholds a law that bans Palestinians who marry Israelis from attaining citizenship. 
  54. 2013 Saturday: Air pollution levels in Beijing rise to levels deemed hazardous to human life.  Seven years later, the Chinese give the world the coronavirus.  Thank you, China.  Elsewhere, after some wag flies the Union Jack above the Belfast City Hall, riots break out leading to the injury of at least 29 police officers.  Will these people ever learn?
  55. 2014 Sunday: At the 71st Golden Globe Awards, Best Motion Picture is awarded to “12 Years a Slave”; “American Hustle” receives the Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy award, with actress Amy Adams honored as Best Actress.  Elsewhere, officials announced that Iran had agreed to limit uranium enrichment (yeah, right, they are f**king liars) and to open its nuclear program to daily inspection by international experts (but NO Americans).  Meanwhile, in central Baghdad, ISIS thugs carry out an attack on a bus station killing at least 9 people and wounding numerous others.
  56. 2015 Monday: Divers have retrieved one of two black boxes from Air Asia Flight 8501, which crashed on December 28 during its flight from Indonesia to Singapore; searchers discovered the second black box nearby, but said that ‘in order to access it,’ they would first have to remove a large pile of debris.  Elsewhere, the African nation of Cameroon kills 143 Boko Haram combatants in a series of clashes.  Meanwhile, ISIS is suspected of hacking into the computers of U.S. Central Command, YouTube, and Twitter, according to Reuters.
  57. 2016 Tuesday: ISIS bombers strike in downtown Istanbul carrying out a suicide bombing that slays 10 people and wounds another 15, mostly German tourists visiting the country.   The bomber is reputed to have been a Syrian member of the jihadist group.  Meanwhile, the U.N. War Crimes Commission is trying to investigate ‘war crimes’ committed by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s troops on the town of Madaya in the western portion of the country.  Syrian government forces have been besieging the city for several months and have prohibited aid convoys from reaching the city.  C’ est la vie.  Finally, Kuwait sentences two people to death for spying for the Iranians and Hezbollah.
  58. 2017 Thursday: In a surprise that shocked the world, President Barack Obama awards his number two, Vice President Joseph R. Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  Congratulations, Joe!  He also ends the ‘wet feet, dry feet’ policy regarding Cubans who make it to our shores and receive citizenship.  He is trying to patch relations with the communists in Havana.  Elsewhere, the NFL franchise San Diego Chargers announces it is going to relocate the team to Los Angeles.
  59. 2018 Friday: President Donald J. Trump’s White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, declared him in “excellent health” after the president received his first checkup at Walter Reed military hospital.  Elsewhere, following the U.S. State Department cautioning U.S. citizens from traveling to Turkey due to arbitrary arrests and extended detentions over nothing, Turkey tells its citizens NOT to visit the United States.  Turkey used to be a decent country whereas now, they are a junior member of the Axis of Evil.
  60. 2019 Saturday: In the AFC Division Game, the Kansas City Chiefs blow out the Indianapolis Colts 31-13 to move to the AFC Championship Game while in the NFC Division Game, the Los Angeles Rams hold off the Dallas Cowboys 30-22.  Elsewhere, the federal government shutdown enters its 22nd day, becoming the longest shutdown of the government in U.S. history.  Of course, President Donald J. Trump is the villain and never House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi or Senate Minority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer who are unwilling to provide funding for the border wall.
  61. 2020 Sunday: In the AFC Division Game, the Kansas City Chiefs blow out the Houston Texans 51-31 after being down 24-0 to move to the AFC Championship Game while in the NFC Division Game, the Green Bay Packers hold off Seattle Seahawks 28-23.  Elsewhere, Nancy Pelosi swears that next week, she is going to send the articles of impeachment to the U.S. Senate.  Meanwhile, the people of Iran take to the streets protesting their government’s shootdown of the Ukrainian airliner.   Finally, a gunman in Aurora, Colorado, storms a private party and shoots five people before escaping into the night.  Police are searching for the shooter.  The five victims are expected to survive.
  62. 2021 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence announce that Trump will not be removed via the 25th Amendment or that he will resign from office before the end of his term.  Next, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy informs GOP House members that President Trump admitted ‘some responsibility’ for the Capitol Hill riots of a week ago tomorrow.  Elsewhere, discredited, and disgraced former FBI Director James Comey- fired by President Trump early in 2017 for being a corrupt POS- says, “Trump should be impeached but keep the TV cameras off him.”  Thank you for your opinion you scumbag.
  63. 2021 Tuesday A: Noted GOP megadonor and Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is dead at age 87.  Elsewhere, we learned today that bloviating reporter Jim Acosta of CNN is leaving the White House press corps for another gig somewhere else like maybe his own show?  That one won’t last long.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Treasury and State impose counterterrorism sanctions on FIVE individuals linked to the illegitimate Iranian government. 
  64. 2021 Tuesday C: The Trump administration is urging various states to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines which some states such as the Empire State- seem to be abusing.  A recent Axios/Ipsos poll says, ‘most Americans eager to get the coronavirus vaccine.’  Next, the Golden State says it’s planning to use sports stadiums as mass vaccination sites.  Meanwhile, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem says she will sign a bill banning abortions for Downs syndrome babies.  Elsewhere, Michigan says it’s going to charge former GOP Governor Rick Snyder with the Flint, Michigan, water crisis.
  65. 2021 Tuesday D: President Trump was in Alamo, Texas, today celebrating 452 miles of border wall construction with another 300-plus under construction.  He cited statistics of all the illegals stopped from sneaking into the U.S., the numbers of gangbanging thugs captured and deported, and the massive quantities of narcotics stopped from flooding into our country.  A report says, ‘border wall construction is making it easier for illegal aliens to slip into the U.S.’  Uh, okay, should we stop building the wall?  That would make it even easier for illegals to enter the country, right?  How stupid.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration also is trying to firm up the rules for asylum and refugee status before leaving office next week.
  66. 2021 Tuesday E: ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe” Biden’s pick to head the OMB- Neera Tanden- reaped more than $700,000 working for a nonprofit.  Looks like Old Joe is going with financial fraudsters like him and his family.  Uh-oh.  Elsewhere, Congressman Michael Waltz, R-FL, says that ‘Joe Biden must speak out against impeachment’ because it is a divisive issue.  Hot upon its heels, a McLaughlin poll says, ‘most Americans are opposed to another impeachment of the 45th president, especially when he will be leaving office in EIGHT days.  Meanwhile, Jared Kushner is briefing ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden’s incoming National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan.  Finally, President Trump recognizes that talk of impeachment is dividing the country and once again urges PEACE for his followers while also saying that BIG TECH is dividing the United States.’
  67. 2021 Tuesday F: Regarding the aftermath of the Capitol Hill Antifa-led riots last week, AT&T becomes yet another big corporation halting donations to ALL GOP congressmen-and-women who voted against the certification of the 2020 Presidential Election.  Next, the CEO of Parler- John Matze- says he’s getting numerous death threats over his stand for First Amendment rights.   Meanwhile, after calling for ALL GOP members to be placed onto the NO-FLY list, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Mississippi, continues demanding for GOP Senators Josh Hawley, Missouri, and Ted Cruz, Texas, to be put on the NO-FLY list.  WTF, Congressman Thompson?  Elsewhere, Rep. Pat Fallon, R-TX, says that what is going on is ‘liberals gone wild.’ 
  68. 2021 Tuesday G: Derek Chauvin- the officer who kept his knee on the neck of George Floyd- will be tried separately from his three fellow Minneapolis Police Department officers.  Next, the FBI says it is investigating more than 170 separate cases related to last week’s Antifa-sponsored riots on Capitol Hill.  At the same time, we learn that a new plot to surround the Capitol has been foiled.   As if this isn’t bad enough, we receive warnings from the FBI of ‘armed protests in all 50 states are coming’ which sounds frightening, but we remember back in 2016 post the election and into 2017, there were anti-Trump protests from one end of the country to the other and we do not recall the FBI being terrified back then.  All we want is a little consistency!  Elsewhere, a federal judge halts the execution of the only woman on federal death row.  If Lisa Montgomery does undergo execution, she would become the first female in 67 years to undergo execution at the federal site in Terre Haute, Indiana.
  69. 2021 Tuesday H: The NHL says in playing for its fans, it’s going to lose billions of dollars unless things open up and soon.  Elsewhere, the Catholic League blasts the American Civil Liberties Union’s attacks on President Donald J. Trump’s First Amendment rights to free speech.  Meanwhile, CIA documents on UFOs have been compiled by a researcher and are awaiting release.  Finally, the Democrats are now looking into the 14th Amendment to find some way with which, they can drive President Trump from office before he’s scheduled to leave office a week from tomorrow.  What a bunch of maggots.
  70. 2021 Tuesday I: The U.S. Department of Justice is probing ‘sedition conspiracies’  (they’re acting like this is somehow resembling the Civil War) surrounding the Capitol Hill 2021 storming last Wednesday, saying that somehow it is something we have never seen before.  Folks, we were alive, well, and observant in the 1960s and the 1970s (and way before) and we remember the antiwar protests of those two decades.  We also remember Puerto Rican communists attacking the Capitol, it’s as though modern historians overlook the past, especially when LEFTISTS were the ones blowing things up, murdering police officers, threatening judges, and even members of Congress.  They must wake up and stop with the flipping propaganda already.  Enough is enough.  Meanwhile, Apple CEO Tim Cook calls ‘for accountability’ for the Capitol Hill, Antifa-led riots of last week.  Sadly, Walmart announces it’s going to HALT donations to Republicans who stood against the certification of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden.  Wow.
  71. 2021 Tuesday J: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 91,383,544 confirmed cases, +658,733, 1,956,752, confirmed deaths, +15,609, and 50,537,895 confirmed recoveries, +370,814.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 22,797,730 confirmed cases, up 89,725 from yesterday’s reporting, 379,020 confirmed deaths, UP 450, and 9,915,571 confirmed recoveries, UP 14,936.
  72. 2021 Tuesday K: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,785,701 confirmed cases, 30,561 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 309 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 281,210 confirmed cases, 3,793 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Connecticut: currently, they have 217,047 confirmed cases, 6,449 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 501,073 confirmed cases, 3,704 confirmed deaths, and 425,006 confirmed recoveries. 
  73. 2021 Tuesday L:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,068.69, UP 60.00 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,072.43, UP 36.00 points (+0.28%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,801.19, UP 1.58 points (+0.42%).  The price of GOLD is $1,855.80 per troy oz., +11.60 (+0.63%) while the price of SILVER is $25.66 per troy ounce, +0.225 (+0.88%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,078.70 per troy oz, +10.90 (+1.02%) while the price of COPPER is $3.64 per pound, +0.03 (+0.83%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,376.20 per troy oz, -2.60 (-0.11%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $53.33 per barrel, +0.12 (+0.23%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.78.
  74. 2021 Tuesday M: Humorous note for the day:  as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer was crossing the street, hecklers barraged him with invective, calling him “Adolf Hitler.”  Now that’s funnier than s**t.  Meanwhile, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donahue lashes out at President Trump like other losers by trying to say that the president’s words last Wednesday are what set in motion an event- the Capitol Hill riots- that was prearranged to coincide with Antifa members storming the building.  We now know that several Capitol Hill police officers are facing questions as to WHY they pulled barricades aside and waved the angry left-wing mob into the building.  Elsewhere, the manager for actor Chuck Norris says, ‘his client was not present at Capitol Hill last week.’  Finally, a ‘civil rights group’ demands Google remove Donald Trump’s YouTube channel.  Wow.
  75. 2021 Tuesday N: The 18.1st Acting U.S. Transportation Secretary Steven G. Bradbury assumed his position on this date what with the resignation of the 18th U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.  A Republican, Bradbury served under Presidents Donald J. Trump and Joseph R. Biden from today until January 20, 2021.
  76. 2021 Tuesday O: Stick around for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1624: 12, 14, 26, 28, 33, and Mega 09.  Out of 527,357 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $926,572.  The winning ticket was sold at La Paz Liquor in Burbank, CA, 91505.
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Tuesday, January 12, 2021, Today in History Blog Post:   

Tuesday, January 12, 2021, Today in History:  

We feel compelled to share with our new readers that we are an OPINION SITE and not a NEWS SITE although we do report the news.  If anything, we are big history buffs which is why we have been going strong since early 2009…

Wednesday, January 12, 2022:


[i] We hope to present the music of Sly & the Family Stone within the next decade or so.  Please stay tuned for further information.

[ii] Not quite sure as to when we will promote the music of the Soft Machine but when we do, consider yourselves among the first to know.

[iii] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

[iv] We began promoting the music of not only Traffic but also the Spender Davis Group, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood, Jim Capaldi, and Dave Mason.  The presentation commenced on Monday, 30-November-2015 through Sunday, 20-March-2016.  This offering also included Blind Faith.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Bee Gees within the next 3-4 years.



Author: Chef Charles Smithenstein, FMP

I have been in professional food service for a long, long time, moving into management back in 1973. At the time, I was the Food and Beverage Director at one of the hotels in Bakersfield, CA, located on Union Avenue. I was in my late thirties at the time. I am still working at one of the local hotels in the nearby town of Delano, CA, a place that has been my home for the past 10 years. Our city has experienced marvelous growth and is fast becoming a player in county politics. Chef Charles Smithenstein writes from Delano, California. Chef Charles Smithenstein is a liberal Republican Contact me at thechuckster61O@hotmail.com

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