33. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 02, 2022

2020 Tuesday B: As fallout from the now-discredited ‘Lincoln Project’ and founding member John Weaver’s giving young men jobs in exchange for kinky sex around the clock, people are laughing at this collective group of losers who sought to destroy Donald Trump while self-enriching themselves at the same time.

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33. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 02, 2022:

Ground Hog Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William Cushing and John Blair; U.S. Attorneys General William B. Saxbe, Edward H. Levi, and John Ashcroft; Acting DHS Secretary David Pekoske; U.S. Department of Homeland Security Director Alejandro Mayorkas;  U.S. Transportation Secretaries John Volpe and Claude Brinegar; U.S. Treasury Secretary David F. Houston; U.S. Senator John Cornyn; Reichsminister Konstantin Von Neurath; Aerosmith featuring Rick Dufay, the Hollies featuring Graham Nash, the Steve Miller Band featuring Ross Valory, and Stone Temple Pilots featuring Robert DeLeo:

  1. 962 Tuesday: The 130th Roman Catholic Pope John XII crowns German King Otto I the Great emperor.
  2. 1119 Sunday: The 162nd Roman Catholic Pope Callixtus II assumed his position as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He would guide his earthly flock from today until December 13, 1124.  
  3. 1536 Sunday: Pedro de Mendoza of Spain founded present-day Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  4. 1649 Tuesday: In the Kingdom of Naples, future 245th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XIII is born Pietro Francesco.  He would become pontiff on May 29, 1724, and would serve his global flock until February 21, 1730.  
  5. 1653 Sunday: City leaders incorporated New Amsterdam—now New York City—on this date.
  6. 1709 Saturday: After suffering shipwreck for five years, British sailor Andrew Selkirk undergoes rescue, which serves as the inspiration for the story of “Robinson Crusoe.”
  7. 1769 Thursday: The 248th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XIII ends his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became the shepherd of all Christendom on July 06, 1758.
  8. 1790 Tuesday: The third U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Cushing took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  President George Washington nominated him to serve on the nation’s high court and he served until his death on September 13, 1810.  The 5th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Blair also took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  He served until his resignation on October 25, 1795.
  9. 1811 Saturday: Russian colonists found Ft. Ross settlement north of San Francisco.
  10. 1831 Wednesday: The 254th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XVI assumed his role as pontiff on this date.  He would be the shepherd of global Catholicism until June 01, 1846.  
  11. 1848 Wednesday: The Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo, ending the Mexican American War, underwent signing, which led to the U.S. purchasing California, Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico from Mexico for $15 million.  Some feel that it is this conflict that drives the Mexican Reconquista to reclaim these lands for Mexico.  Meanwhile, the first group of Chinese immigrants arrives in San Francisco, California.
  12. 1863 Monday: Samuel Langhorne Clemons used a pseudonym for the first time—Mark Twain.
  13. 1870 Wednesday: The “Cardiff Giant,” supposedly the petrified remains of a human discovered in Cardiff, New York, is nothing more than carved gypsum as proven by scientists.
  14. 1873 Sunday: Future Reichsminister of Foreign Affairs Konstantin Von Neurath is born in Germany on this date.
  15. 1876 Wednesday: The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs (known as the National League) formed in New York City.  
  16. 1878 Saturday: Greece declares war on the Ottoman Empire.  It is a clash for freedom by the Christians against the Muslim oppressors.
  17. 1882 Thursday: Irish poet and novelist James Joyce was born in a town near Dublin, Ireland, on this date.
  18. 1887 Wednesday: Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, held its first Groundhog Day Festival.
  19. 1892 Tuesday: William Painter patented the bottle cap on this date.
  20. 1893 Thursday: The Edison Studio in West Orange, N.J., made history when they filmed the first motion picture close-up.  Thomas A. Edison owned the groundbreaking studio.
  21. 1912 Friday: Frederick R. Law parachuted from the torch of the Statue of Liberty in a stunt filmed by Pathe News.
  22. 1913 Sunday: New York City’s rebuilt Grand Central Terminal officially opened to the public.
  23. 1914 Monday: Charles Chaplin made his movie debut as the comedy short “Making a Living” hit movie theaters.
  24. 1915 Tuesday: Israeli political leader Abba Eban was born in Cape Town, South Africa.
  25. 1920 Monday: The nation’s 48th U.S. Treasury Secretary David F. Houston assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from today until March 03, 1921.
  26. 1922 Thursday: The James Joyce novel “Ulysses” undergoes publication in Paris on Joyce’s 40th birthday.
  27. 1923 Friday: The United States signs a treaty of friendship with Central American countries.
  28. 1932 Tuesday: Convicted of tax fraud, mobster Al Capone heads for federal prison.
  29. 1933 Thursday: Herman Goering prohibits communists from holding meetings in Germany.
  30. 1935 Saturday: Leonard Keeler conducted the first test of the polygraph machine in Portage, Wisconsin.
  31. 1942 Monday: A Los Angeles Times editorial urges crackdown on Japanese Americans in the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor sneak attack.  Elsewhere in Blackpool, England, future guitarist/vocalist Graham Nash, who played with both the Hollies[i] and with Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)[ii], is born.  Elsewhere, in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II, U.S. General Joseph “Vinegar Joe” Stilwell is named chief-of-staff to Nationalist Chinese commander Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek as well as the commander-in-chief of all forces in the theater.
  32. 1943 Tuesday: The remainder of Nazi forces from the 163-day Battle of Stalingrad surrendered in a major victory for the Soviets in World War II.  Of the more than 250,000 German, Rumanian, Hungarian, and Italian troops that fought in and around the city, more than half died in the conflict.   The survivors marched into captivity, most of whom would not survive it.  The Nazi government reports the defeat, the first defeat of its forces made known to the German people.  Meanwhile, Lt. Gen. Erwin Rommel and the Afrika Korps retreat deeper into Tunisia with enemies to both the west and east.
  33. 1944 Wednesday:  As the Battle of Anzio continues, German forces once again bloody up American forces in the Battle of Cisterna.  Field Marshall Albert Kesselring is preparing a major counterstroke against the struggling allies that will begin tomorrow.  Meanwhile, farther down the interior of Italy, the U.S. 5th Army is preparing to hit the German paratroopers still holding out at Monte Cassino.  The Allies never planned on the resistance the Germans were prepared to offer them once they crossed over from Sicily to mainland Italia.
  34. 1945 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill left for a summit in Yalta with Soviet leader Josef Stalin.  Elsewhere, U.S. B-29 bombers attack naval docks held by the Japanese in Singapore.
  35. 1946 Saturday: Manufacturers created the first Buck Rogers automatic pistol on this date.
  36. 1948 Monday: President Harry S. Truman urges Congress to adapt a Civil Rights program.
  37. 1949 Wednesday: Ross Valory, future bassist with the Steve Miller Band[iii] (“Rock Love” album) and for Journey[iv] was born on this date in San Francisco, California.  Elsewhere, golfer Ben Hogan suffered serious injuries in an automobile accident on this date.  
  38. 1952 Saturday: Future rock guitarist, Rick Dufay, who would fill in for Joe Perry with Aerosmith[v], 1980-1984, is born in Paris, France, on this date.   Meanwhile, in Houston, Texas, future GOP Senator John Cornyn who would go on to represent his home state in the U.S. Senate is born on this date.  He would enter the august body on December 02, 2002.
  39. 1957 Saturday: The United Nations adopts a resolution calling for a withdrawal of Israeli troops following the Suez Canal Crisis.
  40. 1958 Sunday: Syria joins Egypt in the United Arab Republic.
  41. 1959 Monday: Coach Vincent Lombardi signs a five-year contract to coach the Green Bay Packers.  Meanwhile, rocker Buddy Holly gives his final performance.
  42. 1961 Thursday: Hijackers of a Portuguese ocean liner, the Santa Maria, allowed the passengers and crew to disembark in Brazil, a week, and a half after seizing the ship.
  43. 1962 Friday: Eight of nine planets align for the first time in 400 years.
  44. 1964 Sunday: Ranger 6, a lunar probe launched by NASA, crashed onto the surface of the moon as planned, but failed to send back any TV images.
  45. 1966 Wednesday: In Montclair, New Jersey, future bassist/backing vocalist with the Stone Temple Pilots (1989-2003 / 2008-present), Robert DeLeo- is born.
  46. 1967 Thursday: The American Basketball Association underwent formation by representatives of the NBA.
  47. 1971 Tuesday: Idi Amin, having seized power in Uganda by ousting President Milton Obote, proclaims himself president.
  48. 1973 Friday: The nation’s second U.S. Transportation Secretary John Volpe stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 22, 1969, until today.  His replacement- the 3rd U.S. Transportation Secretary Claude Brinegar- assumed office today.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and then Gerald R. Ford from today until February 01, 1975.  In other news on this date, up-and-coming heavyweight slugger, Mike “Hercules” Weaver, improves his pro record to 1-2 by beating opponent, Carlos Lopez in a 5-round heavyweight bout on points.
  49. 1975 Sunday: The 70th U.S. Attorney General William B. Saxbe left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 04, 1974, to February 02, 1975, then became ambassador to India.  His replacement- the 71st U.S. Attorney General Edward H. Levi assumed his post today.  A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from February 02, 1975, to January 20, 1977.
  50. 1980 Saturday: NBC News reported the FBI had conducted a sting operation targeting members of Congress using phony Arab businesspersons in what the nation would know as “Abscam.”
  51. 1982 Tuesday: Syrian government troops battle Islamic fundamentalists in Hama, Syria.
  52. 1988 Tuesday: In a speech, the broadcast networks declined to carry live, President Ronald Reagan pressed his case for aid to the Nicaraguan Contras ahead of a vote by the U.S. House of Representatives.  The three major broadcast TV networks declined to carry the speech, which was covered by CNN; a divided House voted to reject Reagan’s request for $36.2 million in new aid.  The fact that the television networks will collude to prevent a Republican president from getting his message out is why President Donald J. Trump, 31 years later, uses Twitter to get word to the American people.
  53. 1989 Thursday: The final Russian armored column left Kabul, Afghanistan, after nine years of military occupation.  The Taliban celebrated their big victory, the crushing of the Russian bear.
  54. 1990 Friday: South African President F. W. de Klerk announces he will free Nelson Mandela and will legalize 60 political parties including the African National Congress.  This is a big step forward for the formerly oppressive country.
  55. 1998 Monday: President William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton introduced the first balanced budget in 30 years.  Considering the way government has been run in this country by both parties, this was a fabulous accomplishment and a feather in President Clinton’s cap.
  56. 2001 Friday: The 79th U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from today until February 03, 2005.
  57. 2003 Sunday: The American Football Conference won the Pro Bowl defeating the National Football Conference 45-20.
  58. 2008 Saturday: A gunman killed five women at a Lane Bryant store in Tinley Park, Illinois; in an apparent botched robbery attempt, (the case remains unsolved).
  59. 2011 Wednesday: Egypt announces it will partially restore use of the Internet, which it had clamped down on five days earlier due to rising street protests.
  60. 2012 Thursday: In Kuwait, citizens go to the polls for parliamentary elections.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms beg for help from the government of South Sudan to free 29 of its citizens being held hostage by rebels and criminals.
  61. 2013 Saturday: In a speech directed at Japan’s Self-Defense Forces, the prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, vows to defend the Senkaku Islands.
  62. 2014 Sunday: Super Bowl XLVIII takes place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey; the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 43-8, a historic win for the Seahawks, who have not won a major championship in 30 years.
  63. 2015 Monday:  The four remaining original copies of the Magna Carta go on display at the British Library in London; access is limited to scholars and to 1,215 viewers from all over the world whom a lottery selected.
  64. 2016 Tuesday: The government of Honduras declares a state of emergency as more than 3,500 people have the Zika virus.  Elsewhere, European Union and U.S. negotiators hash out a deal with which to protect data transfers across the North Atlantic by companies such as Amazon.com and Google as well as forcing such entities to protect the privacy of the information.
  65. 2017 Thursday: As the battle to vilify President Donald J. Trump continues, the Washington Post prints a story in which it claims the 45th president berated Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.  The Post reports that Mr. Trump called it ‘the worst call ever’ and expressed his unhappiness over a refugee resettlement deal struck between the Aussies and the Obama regime.  From the very start, legions of spies, leakers, and peeping toms were spying on the new president so they could either frame him for crimes he did not commit or to embarrass him.  Skunks.
  66. 2018 Friday: At the sentencing hearing in Michigan for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, a distraught father of three girls who’d been sexually abused by this POS attempted to attack Nassar before sheriff’s deputies tackled him and hauled him out of court.  Randall Margraves later apologized; the judge said there was “no way” she would fine him or send him to jail for trying to attack Dr. Nassar.  Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 650 points as the stock market completed its worst week in two years amid fears of inflation and disappointing quarterly results from technology and energy giants.
  67. 2019 Saturday: In socialism-ravaged Venezuela, hundreds of thousands of citizens take to the streets protesting their government’s thuggery.  Venezuelan Air Force General Francisco Yanez becomes the first supporter of opposition leader Juan Guiado and denounces the dictatorship of illegitimate leader Nicolas Maduro.   Regarding the crisis in Venezuela, Vice President Mike Pence informs a crowd at a rally in Florida that the time for dialogue is over and that all options are on the table.  Elsewhere, Virginia Governor Ralph “Blackface” Northam says he’s not going to reside because he does not believe that the photos on his college yearbook page depicting him either as a member of the KKK or dressed in blackface are ‘him’ yet there they are- on HIS page.
  68. 2020 Sunday: Today in Super Bowl LIV, the Kansas City Chiefs face off against the San Francisco 49ers.  In a hard-fought game, the Kansas City Chiefs under Coach Andy Reid and quarterback Patrick Mahomes beat Coach Kyle Shanahan and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo by a final score of 31-20.   We predicted early on that the 49ers and the New England Patriots would meet in Super Bowl LIV, but the playoffs saw us half-right.  Pats out in the Wild Card round and instead of the 49ers winning the big prize, the Chiefs won their second overall championship and their first in 50 years.  Wow.  Patrick Mahomes is the MVP.  Congratulations to him, the youngest player to ever win the award in a Super Bowl.
  69. 2020 Sunday A: The Philippines reports the first COVID-19-caused death outside the Chi-Com mainland.  This person was a tourist from the People’s Republic of China.  The government is considering closing its borders to the Chi-Coms which is precisely what New Zealand does- no visitors from communist China.  Elsewhere, Saudi Arabia hosting the upcoming Organization of Islamic Cooperation meeting in Jeddah bans the Iranians from attending which of course leads them to become angry and begin making threats.  Such is their M.O.
  70. 2021 Tuesday: Although we have reported this before, Sandy Cortez, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Baby Evita, aka AOC, must be feeling her oats, folks as once again, we hear rumors that the little skank might primary Senate Majority Leader Charles “Prune Face” Schumer next year.  We suspect that for her, that is the fastest way to be discovered moldering in a landfill.  She also says the Antifa-led Capitol Hill Riots of January 6, 2021, terrified her as she cowered in her bathroom within the building because she is the ‘victim of sexual abuse or assault.’  Honey, most women are- especially those who work in the professional food service industry (as are occasionally young men)- over the course of their lifetimes so grow up, shut up, and move on.  As for challenging “Prune Face,” you must really be sure of yourself.  This is a fight we want to see.  Meanwhile, Congressman Tim Ryan, D-OH, is considering running for outgoing Senator Rob Portman’s seat next year.  We suspect this imbecile has gone as far as he can go.  
  71. 2021 Tuesday A:  President Joe Biden is considering nominating another Obama-Biden alum, former Chicago Mayor Rahm “Dead Fish” Emanuel for ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.  Next, after meeting with 10 GOP moderates and RINOs yesterday in the White House, President Biden was unmoved by their pleas for targeted, less expensive COVID-19 relief measures and is pushing forward with his $1.9 trillion stimulus bill.  There you go, Republicans, Democrats could give a f**k what YOU ask for or say.   Elsewhere, the Daily Beast reports that White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki wants questions of reporters in advance.   Meanwhile, Kansas City, Missouri, Catholic Archbishop Joseph Naumann says that ‘Joe Biden’s soul is in jeopardy.’  Archbishop Naumann, there was a time when the Catholic Church would excommunicate monarchs and kings so where is Pope Francis and why is he not excommunicating this abortion-pushing POS who’s in the White House now?  Enough is enough!  Excommunicate every member of the PRO-DEATH MOVEMENT NOW.
  72. 2020 Tuesday B: As fallout from the now-discredited ‘Lincoln Project’ and founding member John Weaver’s giving young men jobs in exchange for kinky sex around the clock, people are laughing at this collective group of losers who sought to destroy Donald Trump while self-enriching themselves at the same time.  We hear that John Conway allegedly was engaged in the same criminal behavior as his close buddy, John Weaver.  What a bunch of scumbags.  Allegedly!   Elsewhere, 2 FBI agents are dead, three others wounded, and a suspect dead, too, following an early morning shootout in Ft. Lauderdale’s Sunrise suburb today.  The federal agents arrived at a home in the well-to-do neighborhood to serve a federal warrant in a child abuse case.  Meanwhile, Dr. Anthony “Full of Crap” Fauci says everyone might now need to wear ‘two masks’ if we are going to combat the rampaging Chi-Vi.  Uh, Dr. Fauci, approximately one year ago, YOU said masks don’t do any good with viruses.  We guess you must be heavily invested in companies manufacturing PPE gear.   Finally, famed actor Hal Holbrook dies at age 95.  God bless you, Hal.
  73. 2021 Tuesday C: New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo who is under much fire now over his criminal mishandling of the Chinese Virus within the Empire State is going to meet with other governors with President Joe Biden in the White House today, ostensibly to beg for bailouts.  Speaking of COVID-19, former White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney says, Joe Biden is ‘extraordinarily weak’ and that he ‘cannot get a Wuhan Virus relief bill.’  Meanwhile, Democrats are now pushing so-called ‘Baby Bonds’ where America’s children (which most likely means offspring of illegal aliens, too) will be given a ‘grubstake’ in life with a bond of $46,000 at birth.   (Note- the best gift to all America’s young people is to deport EVERY illegal alien from the country which will open more jobs at higher pay as well as bring down costs, most notably in housing and in medicine for all Americans.  Countries that defend their borders and thus their citizens have higher standards of living than those that become garbage dumps).   
  74. 2021 Tuesday D: We now learn that the Durham probe most likely will not lead to the prosecutions of anyone involved in the scandalous Trump-Russia Collusion scam.  What a shame.  People like James Comey, knuckle-dragging John Brennan, James Clapper, Sally Yates, and far too many more from the Obama administration are going to get a full pass.  Next, the White House faces criticism over seeking briefing questions in advance, folks, simply unheard of, yet that is what we learn.  It would be great if the White House could find someone blessed with a higher IQ than stuttering and stammering and um-umming Jen Psaki.  In nearly two weeks, she has demonstrated to millions of Americans that she is as fit for the job as is President Joe Biden.  Speaking of dangers for the United States, a new report says that the Chi-Coms have stolen the information of 80-percent of U.S. citizens.  Hell, the sons of bitches are trying to steal our biodata, too.  Time to give them a black eye and a bloody nose.  Chi-Com scum.
  75. 2021 Tuesday E: The U.S. Senate confirms Mayor Pete Buttigieg as the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation.  Next, President Joe Biden signs three more executive orders today, all three dealing with Trump era immigration policies.   One order will be to address the flow of illegals from Central America to the United States while another will end Trump’s restrictions on the numbers of green cards handed out to illegals.  Another will officially establish a commission to reunite families and to end family separations at the border.  Elsewhere, Newsmax reports that California crackpot Congresswoman “Gasoline Maxine” Waters has given her daughter more than $1 million of campaign funds.   (Note- the name “Gasoline Maxine” comes from the GOP opponent she faced in November 2020, U.S. military veteran Joe Collins).  Meanwhile, in a move that is angering millions of Republicans, already unpopular Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, is blasting House Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA, while defending highly disliked Congresswoman Liz Cheney, R-WY.  As long as Mitch remains in power, millions of Republicans are choosing NOT to donate their dwindling dollars to this dinosaur party.  Good going there, Mitch.
  76. 2021 Tuesday F: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 103,572,661 confirmed cases, +482,437, 2,243,638, confirmed deaths, +12,809, and 57,502,710 confirmed recoveries, +342,692.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 26,524,218 confirmed cases, up 83,699 from yesterday’s reporting, 447,715 confirmed deaths, UP 1,448, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries with NO UPDATES NOW in seven days.  This tells us the Biden administration does not want them reported. 
  77. 2021 Tuesday G: 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: 3,341,197 confirmed cases, 41,344 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 410 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 317,703 confirmed cases, 4,404 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Texas: currently, they have 2,415,490 confirmed cases, 37,405 confirmed deaths, and 1,993,705 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 652,246 confirmed cases, 4,816 confirmed deaths, and 573,208 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other country- India: they have 10,778,031 confirmed cases of the Beijing Bug, 154,629 confirmed deaths, and 10,461,230 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden says next week, retail pharmacies will begin giving Chi-Vi immunizations.    In the Empire State, Andrew “Killer” Cuomo underreported the deaths of senior citizens in nursing homes by a much as 50-percent.  Health officials in New York City and across his state are resigning in disgust over this POS criminal mishandling of the Kung Flu crisis.
  78. 2021 Tuesday H:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,687.48 UP 475.57 points (+1.57%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,612.78, UP 209.38 points (+1.56%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,826.31, UP 52.45 points (+1.39%).  The price of GOLD is $1,837.60 per troy oz., +4.20 (+0.23%) while the price of SILVER is $26.66 per troy ounce, +0.258 (+0.98%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,100.70 per troy oz, +4.70 (+0.43%) while the price of COPPER is $3.52 per pound, -0.002 (-0.06%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,241.70 per troy oz, +33.30 (+1.51%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $55.04 per barrel, +0.28 (+0.51%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Iranian Rial equals 42,000.00 (same as last week).  That’s what a terrorism-based economy gets you.  Next, here is the conversion for one U.S. dollar and Bitcoin: 0.000028.
  79. 2021 Tuesday I: The Chi-Com foreign ministry is excited about ‘working with the Joe Biden administration moving forward’ but according to Beijing, the U.S. ‘must respect the One-China Policy in which the Chi-Coms are the legitimate government of Taiwan and that any talk of Taiwan becoming an independent country or of receiving diplomatic recognition from the U.S. as free and independent is wrong and cannot happen.’  President Donald J. Trump was extremely friendly with Taipei, and we believe that IF the world does not recognize Taiwan as its own country, then the Two-China Policy must be restored, and Taiwan must return to being the ONLY China in the U.N. and on the U.N. Security Council.  Of course, this won’t win us any friends in mainland China but hey- it is what it is.   We know they love ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden.  Why wouldn’t they?  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, we now know they used SolarWinds as an entry point to hack into the U.S. government’s payroll system via the implantation of spyware in the system.  Wow.  What will “Pro-China Joe” do about this?
  80. 2021 Tuesday J: The U.S. Senate confirmed Alejandro Mayorkas as the next head of the Department of Homeland Security.  Speaking of his confirmation, Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, has voted “NO” on six of Joe Biden’s Cabinet picks.   Meanwhile, Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida has declared WAR on the BIG TECH CARTEL within the borders of his state.  Go for it!  Elsewhere, it appears that slow-witted bumbling and stumbling White House press secretary Jen Psaki dismissed the validity of the U.S. Space Force in a White House press conference.   Congressman Mike Rogers of Alabama demanded an immediate apology from the lackluster spokesperson for feeble old Joe Biden.  You won’t get it, congressman.  Speaking of losers, 10 counties in Wyoming have now voted to censure the state’s sole member of the House, Congresswoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming. 
  81. 2021 Tuesday K: A Moscow (kangaroo) court sentences Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to more than two years in prison on purported ‘embezzlement” and ‘corruption charges.’  Currently the Russian government has arrested between 5,000 and 10,000 pro-Navalny protesters, many of whom are still in jail while thousands more are out in the streets demanding his release and an end to Vladimir Putin.   Russia has dismissed E.U. and U.S. criticisms over their handling of Navalny and warns them of ‘interfering in its domestic affairs.’  Elsewhere, former Texas governor and secretary of energy Rick Perry blasts ‘global climate czar’ John F. Kerry for the trail of emissions his private jet leaves around the world.   Speaking of losers like Mr. Kerry, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom’s approval numbers continue falling.  Californians expect that Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s nephew will be removed from office next month.   Regarding the House speaker, she is beefing up security for her fellow Democrat House members when they travel.
  82. 2021 Tuesday L: Here are the results for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1630 with a jackpot of $42 million: 13, 37, 38, 40, 67, and Mega 10.  Out of 77,680 winning tickets, the highest winners in California were FOUR people who had FOUR plus the MEGA for a prize of $8,746 apiece.
  83. 2021 Tuesday M: As Democrats continue preparing for their kangaroo impeachment court on Monday, February 8, the one in which, they seek to remove a president already out of office, the Trump legal team says their client was merely expressing his First Amendment rights.  No where did he or anyone in his administration call for violence whereas most every elected Democrat has either cheered violence on or has bailed out violent mob members and put them back onto the streets.   Speaking of human fecal matter, it has become apparent that Iran is working hard underground in their development of nuclear materials with which to make bombs and fast.  Time for someone to nuke the living hell out of these Iranian scumbags.   Meanwhile, the once-proud Pentagon is purging members of its defense policy board who were Trump appointees.  It is beginning to appear that we do have a shadow military junta in this country. 
  84. 2021 Tuesday N: Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary David Pekoske steps down from office on this date.  A member of no professed political party, Pekoske served under President Joe Biden from January 20, 2021, until today.  His replacement- the 7th U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas- assumed his position on this date and is still serving under the 46th president.
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If you have read the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day for any length of time, you know we are diehard completists that seek out every shred of music from the bands we love and promote, thus we have one you will want to add to your collection: “Fotheringay Essen 1970” (August 08, 2011).  This band put out one album back in the day then segued back and forth between Sandy Denny solo efforts and occasional couplings with Fairport Convention.  The band features Sandy Denny (vocals, guitars), Trevor Lucas (guitars, basses, harmonicas, and vocals), Jerry Donahue (lead guitar, vocals), Pat Donaldson (bass/vocals), Gerry Conway (Drums).  If you love the English folk music the way we do as performed by Fairport Convention, Led Zeppelin’s acoustic material, and other similar bands, this is an album that your ears should investigate.  Please, seek it out, give it a listen, and see if it’s right for you- we think you will be glad that you did.

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TODAY IN HISTORY, WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 02, 2022, BLOG POST #4,408

PLEASE READ OUR MAIN BLOG POST, PUBLISHED AT 12:01 A.M.

Tuesday, February 02, 2021, Today in History Blog Post:   

Tuesday, February 02, 2021, Today in History:  

WE THANK EVERYONE FOR JOINING US AT WORDPRESS.COM AND FOR AIDING US IN CONTINUING TO DO THE WORK WE TOOK UPON OURSELVES MORE THAN A DECADE AGO

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, February 02, 2022:

ENDNOTES:

[i] We shared the music of the Hollies with the world beginning on Monday, 29-August-2016 through Thursday, 03-November-2016.

[ii] We hope to promote the music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, as well as of each member’s solo careers along with Crazy Horse within the next 5-7 years.  Please remain vigilant for when we do.

[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 should have promoted the music of Journey around the time we did the music of Santana. We hope to do so sometime within the next 10-12 years.  We hope you will remain alert for the day when we do.

[v] We look forward to promoting the music of Aerosmith one day.  We hope within the next 8-10 years.  Remain vigilant.

FOLKS, JOE HAS GOT TO GO- NOW!

Author: Chef E.K. Hootenstein, CWC-ACF

Like the rest of my colleagues here at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, I turned my likeness over to up-and-coming Bakersfield, California, street artist, Simone and this among other images is what I got. Kudos, Simone, Kudos for making me look, uh, so dignified. Ah well, I spent most of my life working in food service in a variety of states and places. Among my stops was one in Washington State where I met Stinkbug in the WSCA. We have been friends ever since and have been working long and hard to create an enjoyable reading experience for our fans, provided Google Blogger will allow the public to see us. Chef Elmer K. “the Hooter” Hootenstein writes from Los Angeles, California. Chef Elmer K. “the Hooter” Hootenstein is a Moderate Republican. Contact me at the following email address kingoflosangeles31p@gmail.com

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