2022 Friday: We will see what happens today and when we do, we will share it with everyone. However, we will do our best to remain one step ahead of the Joestapo. Meanwhile, a grateful nation celebrates as homosexual pride month is now in the books and normal folks can go about their business without being bombarded by a constant barrage of gay this and gay that. Enough is f**king enough already, unlike every other religious, ethnic, or racial minority, being gay is 99.99-percent a choice. The other miniscule percentile could be born that way but before scientists find the elusive gay gene, NO one can say otherwise. Period.





U.S. Attorneys General John Nelson and William Henry Moody; U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta; U.S. Interior Secretary Thomas S. Kleppe; U.S. Secretaries of State John Forsyth and John Milton Hay; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Levi Woodbury; U.S. Secretary of War Luke Edward Wright; U.S. Senator Joni Ernst; Argentine President Juan Domingo Perón; Chef Blogger Vladimir Gdansk, “Sergeant-Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” by the Beatles, Blondie featuring Deborah Harry, the Doors featuring Marc Benno, the Four Tops featuring Renaldo “Obie” Benson, Steppenwolf featuring Rushton Moreve, Trapeze featuring Mel Galley, and the Village People featuring Victor Willis:

  1. 70 Tuesday: Roman General Titus orders his legionnaires to set up battering rams to begin the attack on the inner walls of Jerusalem during the Great Jewish War.  Seething with hatred for their vile enemies, the Romans cannot wait to grapple with their disunited enemies.  Various sects of Jews are fighting with one another just as they are the new Christian sect.  Much blood will be shed before the Romans achieve victory but once they do, they will destroy the city and drag the survivors off into slavery.
  2. 649 Sunday: Bishops elect Martin I to succeed the 73rd Roman Catholic Pope Theodore I to become the 74th pope.  Martin would serve from today until November 12, 655 while his predecessor- Theodore I- served from November 24, 642 until May 14, 649.  
  3. 1535 Monday: Sir Thomas Moore went on trial in England, charged with high treason for rejecting the Oath of Supremacy.  Unfortunately, for him, the court convicted him and had him executed.
  4. 1643 Wednesday: On this date, a gathering of theologians and members of the English Parliament joined together to restructure the Church of England at the Westminster Assembly.
  5. 1798 Sunday: Napoleon Bonaparte’s invasion fleet reaches Alexandria, Egypt.  This was a great eastward strike with which to establish a French empire of sorts albeit a short-lived one.
  6. 1834 Tuesday: The 13th U.S. Secretary of State John Forsyth assumed his post on this date.  First, a Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until March 04, 1841.  Meanwhile, the 13th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Levi Woodbury assumed his post on this date, too.   First, a Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under Presidents Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren from today until March 04, 1841.
  7. 1843 Saturday: The 17th U.S. Attorney General John Nelson assumed his position on this date.  A Whig, he served under President John Tyler from today until March 04, 1845.
  8. 1845 Tuesday: Uniform postal rates went into effect throughout the United States under an act of Congress passed on March 03, 1845.
  9. 1847 Thursday: In New York City, the U.S. Post Office issued its first adhesive stamps.  The two stamps available came in the form of a 5-cent Benjamin Franklin and a 10-cent George Washington.
  10. 1862 Tuesday: The Federal government passes an Internal Revenue law imposes the first federal taxes on inheritance, tobacco, and on incomes exceeding $600 on a progressive scale; however, this was supposed to be temporary, ending when the war ended.  The U.S. Congress also for the first time passes anti-polygamy laws, which is—according to Brainy History—unwelcome news for the state of Utah.
  11. 1863 Wednesday: The pivotal, three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, resulting in a Union victory, began in Pennsylvania.  This would be one of the all-time bloodiest battles in the fight to free the slaves.  Little would anyone know that in 2021, even those who fought for freedom for others would be vilified as slaveholders and racists by dimwits on the millennial generation.  This is what happens when children are spared the belt across their asses.
  12. 1867 Monday: Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain as the British North American Act took effect with Sir John A. Macdonald taking the oath of office as the first Prime Minister of Canada.
  13. 1873 Tuesday: Henry Flipper becomes the second black to enter West Point as a cadet.
  14. 1874 Wednesday: The Philadelphia Zoological Society Zoo opened as the first zoo in the United States.
  15. 1889 Monday: Frederick Douglas is named to be the minister to Haiti.
  16. 1898 Friday: During the Spanish-American War, Teddy Roosevelt, and the Rough Riders storm San Juan Hill in Cuba.  Spanish troops were heavily dug in and with Germans advising them and with automatic weapons, the death toll was ferocious.  However, the Americans won the day, putting most of the Spaniards and the Kaiser’s military officers to the sword.
  17. 1903 Wednesday: The first Tour de France began; ending on July 19, the winner was Maurice Garin.
  18. 1904 Friday: The 45th U.S. Attorney General William Henry Moody assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from today until December 12, 1906, and then moved up to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  19. 1905 Saturday: The federal government established the USDA Forest service on this date as an entity within the Department of Agriculture.  The mission given to the agency through the act was to sustain healthy, diverse, and productive forests and grasslands for present and future generations of Americans.  Elsewhere, the 37th U.S. Secretary of State John Milton Hay died in Newbury, New Hampshire.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from September 30, 1898, until today.
  20. 1908 Wednesday: The 43rd U.S. Secretary of War Luke Edward Wright assumed his position on this date.  Early in his life, Wright was a Democrat but then learned the error of his ways and became a Republican.  In so doing, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from today until March 11, 1909.
  21. 1909 Thursday: Thomas Edison began commercially manufacturing his new “A” type alkaline storage batteries on this date.
  22. 1912 Monday: Aviator Harriet Quimby, 37, was killed along with her passenger, William Willard, when they were thrown out of Quimby’s monoplane at the Third Annual Boston Aviation Meet.
  23. 1913 Tuesday: Serbia and Greece declare war on Bulgaria.
  24. 1916 Saturday: Coca-Cola brings its current formula to the market.  Meanwhile, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme in World War I, 19,000 British soldiers die with another 40,000 wounded in action.  This was also the first battle in which, tanks appeared.
  25. 1919 Tuesday: In Kintyre, North Dakota, future 41st U.S. Interior Secretary Thomas S. Kleppe is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Kleppe would serve under President Gerald R. Ford from October 17, 1975, to January 20, 1977.
  26. 1934 Sunday: Hollywood began enforcing its Production Code, subjecting motion pictures to censorship review.
  27. 1936 Wednesday: Vladimir Gdansk, a professional chef and blogger with the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day was born.
  28. 1937 Thursday: The Catholic Church in Spain decides to back the Falangists and Generalissimo Francisco Franco, especially since El Caudillo is fighting to defend the nation, the Catholic Church, the nation’s history, and to kill as many filthy communists as he can.
  29. 1940 Monday: Hereditary enemies Romania and Hungary are at odds with one another over a border dispute.  The Nazis would soon be joined by both as members of the Axis, Hungary being the fourth and Romania the fifth.  However, when the invasion of the Soviet Union began the following year, the two competing powers would have Fascist Italian allies inserted between them in the advance into the Soviet Union to prevent unnecessary friction between the two.  On the Western Front, the Germans complete the conquest of the British Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey. 
  30. 1941 Tuesday: Bulova Watch Company sponsored the first TV commercial in New York.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the German conquest of the Soviet Union continues unabated.  As in the Ukraine, the citizens of the Baltic States welcome the Germans as they steamroll through their territory.  Lithuanians, Latvians, and Estonians all despises the godless communist regime in Moscow and view the Nazis as allies.  Many of them would serve in various auxiliary units under German command in the fight against the Jews and Partisans. 
  31. 1942 Wednesday: During World War II, Axis troops finally capture the Russian Black Sea port of Sebastopol in the Crimea.  In North Africa, the First Battle of El Alamein begins between Axis and British Commonwealth forces.  Elsewhere, in the Arctic Theater, the doomed British convoy PQ-17 on the way to the northern Russian port of Murmansk is discovered by the first two German submarines of a growing wolfpack.  Between Luftwaffe planes based in Norway and the voracious U-Boats, this convoy is going to suffer horrendous losses.  The British sailors are as yet unaware of their danger.
  32. 1943 Thursday: The U.S. government began automatically withholding federal income tax from paychecks.  Elsewhere, the Romanians are beginning to worry about an Axis victory in the Soviet Union and so Marshall Antonescu, the Romanian dictator, journeys to Rome to see Il Duce Benito Mussolini where he suggests that his country, the Hungarians, and the Italians leave the Nazis in the lurch and seek peace with the Allies.  Duce is horrified but says nothing.  All of them will remain in the war for now.
  33. 1944 Saturday: More than 2,500 people are killed by German flying bomb attacks against London and southern England.  Meanwhile, on the Western Front, the Germans are launching armored counterattacks against the Allies along the front. 
  34. 1945 Sunday: Deborah Harry—future vocalist with the New Wave band, Blondie[i]—is born in Miami, Florida.  Meanwhile, New York established the New York State Commission Against Discrimination to prevent discrimination in employment because of race, creed, or national origin.  It was the first such agency in the United States.  In the war, the U.S. carries out the heaviest bombing raids in the Pacific War to date with 550 B-29 Superfortresses unloading a cataclysm of bombs atop a Japanese naval base.
  35. 1946 Monday: The United States exploded a 20-kiloton atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific.
  36. 1947 Tuesday: Future rhythm guitarist who would play with the Doors[ii] on “L.A. Woman,” “Other Voices,” and “Full Circle,” Marc Benno, is born in Dallas, Texas, on this date.
  37. 1951 Sunday: Future lead singer with the Village People[iii]– Victor Willis- is born in Dallas, Texas, on this date.
  38. 1957 Monday: The International Geophysical Year, an 18-month global scientific study, began on this date.
  39. 1961 Saturday: Diana, Princess of Wales, was born in Sandringham, England.  She died in a car crash in Paris in 1997, at age 36.
  40. 1963 Monday: The U.S. Post Office inaugurated its five-digit ZIP (Zoning Improvement Plan) codes.
  41. 1966 Friday: Medicare goes into effect.
  42. 1967 Saturday: The Beatles’ “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” [iv] goes #1 and stays there for 15 weeks.  This is perhaps the greatest psychedelic album of all time, one that is as pertinent today as it was back in the wonderful days of 1967.
  43. 1970 Wednesday: Future U.S. Senator Joni Ernst is born in Red Oak, Iowa.  A Republican representing her home state, she enters the Senate on 01-03-2019.
  44. 1973 Sunday: The Drug Enforcement Administration was established.  
  45. 1974 Monday: The president of Argentina, Juan Peron, died; his wife, Isabel Martinez de Peron succeeded him.
  46.  1975 Monday: At Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Muhammad Ali defeats “Aussie Joe” Bugner in a unanimous 15 round decision.  With this victory, Ali would retain the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world and put his professional record to 48-2.  With the loss, “Aussie Joe’s” record would go to 51-7-1.
  47. 1979 Sunday: Sony Corporation introduces the Walkman radio.
  48. 1980 Tuesday: President Jimmy Carter—second worst American president following the despicable foreign-born Barack Hussein Obama—signed legislation that provided two acres of land near the Lincoln Memorial for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.  Elsewhere, Canada proclaimed its national anthem as “O Canada” on this date.
  49. 1981 Wednesday: Rushton Moreve, the original bassist of the rock group Steppenwolf[v], died in a motorcycle crash in his hometown of Los Angeles, California; he was 32 years old.
  50. 1987 Wednesday: President Ronald Reagan nominates Judge Robert H. Bork for a seat on the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).  Elsewhere, 11-year-old John Kevin Hill became the youngest person to fly across the United States when he landed at National Airport in Washington, D.C.
  51. 1991 Monday: The Warsaw Pact undergoes formal dissolution in Prague, Czechoslovakia.  Elsewhere, President George H.W. Bush nominated federal appeals court Judge Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court, beginning an ultimately but highly contentious confirmation process in which, Democrats, under the supervision of so-called “Lion of the Senate” Senator Ted Kennedy attempted to derail the nomination through cries of ‘sexual misconduct.’  Funny how Senator Kennedy would use such a challenge when he left a girl at the bottom of a lake to drown.  POS!  We assume that Senator Kennedy now burns in hell.
  52. 1993 Thursday: A gunman opened fire in a San Francisco law office, killing eight people and wounding six before turning the gun on himself.
  53. 1994 Friday: PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat returned to Palestinian land after 27 years in exile as he drove from Egypt into Gaza.
  54. 1995 Saturday: Rock ‘n’ roll disc jockey Wolfman Jack died in Belvedere, N.C., at age 57.
  55. 1996 Monday: For the people of Winnipeg, Canada, it is a sad day as the National Hockey League’s Winnipeg Jets become the frigging Phoenix Coyotes.   There’s no snow in Phoenix and certainly no ice so losing the team is an absolute affront to the Canadian hockey world.  It’s also a sad comment on how poorly the Canadian economy is doing.  
  56. 1997 Tuesday: China resumes sovereignty over the city-state of Hong Kong, ending 156 years of British colonial rule.
  57. 2002 Monday: The world’s first permanent war crimes tribunal, the International Criminal Court, came into existence on this date.  Big whoop.  Elsewhere, a Russian passenger jet collided with a cargo plane over southern Germany, killing all 69 people, including 45 schoolchildren, on the Russian plane and the cargo jet pilots.
  58. 2004 Thursday: Actor Marlon Brando died in Los Angeles at age 80.  
  59. 2005 Friday: Famed long-time vocalist with the Motown band, the Four Tops[vi] (1954-2005)—Renaldo “Obie” Benson—lost his battle with lung cancer on this date; he was 69 years old.
  60. 2008 Tuesday: In Heath Hayes, Wimblebury, Staffordshire, England, Mel Galley—guitarist with the British rock band, Trapeze[vii], died on this date; he was 60 years old.   Meanwhile, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Denver agreed to pay $5.5 million to settle 18 more claims by people who said Catholic priests had sexually abused them when they were mere children.  Shame on them!
  61. 2009 Wednesday: Sweden assumes the presidency of the European Union.
  62. 2011 Friday: The 23rd U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Barack Hussein Obama from today until February 26, 2013.  
  63. 2013 Monday: America commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.  Elsewhere, the ‘Great One,” (yeah, right) President Barack Hussein Obama, during a visit to Tanzania, brushed aside sharp European criticism, suggesting that ALL nations spy on each other as the French and Germans expressed outrage over allegations of U.S. eavesdropping on European Union diplomats.  It has become clear that President Obama and his administration spied on ALMOST EVERYONE around the world via the NSA.
  64. 2014 Tuesday: Japan updates its constitution so that its self-defense forces can assist in the defense of allied nations coming under attack by foreign enemies.  However, the change has nothing to do with sending military assets on foreign military adventurism.  Elsewhere, David Greenglass, the star witness in the trial of his sister Ethel Rosenberg and her husband, Julius, died in New York City at age 92.  Ethel and Julius Rosenberg underwent execution via the electric chair in 1953 for conspiring to pass secrets about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union; Greenglass served 10 years in prison for espionage followed by years of living under an assumed name.
  65. 2015 Wednesday: Debt-rating giant, Moody’s, downgrades Greece to a Caa3 rating following the nation skipping out on a $1.6 billion debt bailout repayment to the International Monetary Fund.  In four days, the Greek people will head to the polls to vote on whether they should accept austerity measures in exchange for a financial bailout or tell the IMF to go F*** off.  
  66. 2016 Friday: In the worst terrorist attack in Bangladesh in years, Islamic terrorists’ takeover a café in Dhaka, taking numerous hostages and driving others away from the foodservice operation.  In the ensuing violence, they murder 20 hostages and two cops which makes it the country’s worst such incidence.  Not good.  Ah, got to love the so-called “religion of peace.”
  67. 2017 Saturday: In Sinaloa, Mexico, Mexican law enforcement gets the jump on the drug traffickers killing 19 narcoterrorists in the assault.  Meanwhile, thanks to the backing of communist China, Ethiopian hack Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus takes over as the boss of the World Health Organization.  Less than three years later, his stunning ineptitude as well as his subservient status to Beijing would cause the COVID-19 Wuhan Bat Flu to sweep the world, killing hundreds of thousands and leaving many lives destroyed.  Thank you, People’s Republic of China, thank you.
  68. 2018 Sunday: Mexican voters- angry over corruption and narco-trafficker violence, elected leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as president.  Meanwhile, Canada began imposing tariffs on $12.6 billion in U.S. goods in retaliation for the Trump administration’s new taxes on steel and aluminum imported to the United States. 
  69. 2019 Monday: In Kabul, Afghanistan, as if to spit in the eye of the U.S.-led peace process, Taliban jihadists launch a major attack which leaves more than 100 dead and injured.  Elsewhere, after 30 years of NOT whaling, Japan returns to the high seas to begin hunting whales once again.  They claim it’s part of their heritage.
  70. 2020 Wednesday: Two Republican senators- Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and James Lankford of Oklahoma- have written a bill that will abolish- we repeat, ABOLISH- Columbus Day and will replace it with Juneteenth.  While nothing is wrong with making Juneteenth a federal holiday, abolishing Columbus Day to appease a left-wing communist mob is f**king insane.  Stop pandering to communists, you pathetic morons.  We will remember you and will add you to the infamous list upon which, Mitt Romney, another RINO POS of pandering s**t is a member.  Do not negate the nation’s history, either good or bad, or suffer negation yourselves.  Meanwhile, NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio announces a $1 billion cut to the NYPD’s budget, even with murders and violent crimes skyrocketing.  WTF?
  71. 2020 Wednesday A: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 10,512,383 confirmed cases, 512,331 confirmed deaths, and 5,387,249 confirmed recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 2,732,594 confirmed cases, UP by 52,633 new cases, 130,030 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,338 new deaths, and 840,649 confirmed recoveries, UP by 14,688 new recoveries.   Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 232,657 confirmed cases, 6,090 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 917 confirmed cases, 18 confirmed deaths, and 736 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 33,264 confirmed cases, 1,339 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  72. 2020 Wednesday B: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,734.97, DOWN 77.91 points (0.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,154.63, UP 95.86 points (0.95%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,115.86, UP 15.57 points (0.50%).  Meanwhile, in Silicon Valley, various BIG TECH companies urge President Donald J. Trump to rescind his recent executive order with which, he temporarily stops the vast numbers of guest workers entry to the country because in this time of a downturned economy, Americans should have first crack at ALL jobs and not imported illegals.  We hope the president will also deport Sundar Pichai and his family, whether born in the USA or not, because he is a scumbag who closed our blogs.
  73. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 183,427,884 confirmed cases, +45,063, 3,971,594 confirmed deaths, +8,770 and 167,936,124 confirmed recoveries, +380,535.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,561,403 confirmed cases, UP 20,558 from yesterday’s reporting, 620,645 confirmed deaths, UP 396, [viii] and 29,052,087 confirmed recoveries, UP 25,399.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [ix]  
  74. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 302,739 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, 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 156,910 deaths  
  75. 2021 Thursday 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: 3,818,192 confirmed cases, 63,707 confirmed deaths, and 2,074,174 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,377,283 confirmed cases, 37,913 confirmed deaths, and 2,207,976 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,807 confirmed cases, 518 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 454,363 confirmed cases, 5,985 confirmed deaths, and 226,553 confirmed recoveries (DOWN).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Alaska: they have 68,379 confirmed cases, 370 confirmed deaths, and 65,448 confirmed recoveries. [x]    
  76. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 842,067 (DOWN) confirmed cases, 6,429 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 833,600 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Mayotte, 134th country on the list: 19,405 cases of the virus, 174 confirmed deaths and 2,964 confirmed recoveries. [xi]     
  77. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,633.53, UP 131.02 points (+0.38%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,522.38, UP 18.42 points (+0.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,319.94, UP 22.44 points (+0.52%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.21 per barrel, -0.01 (-0.01%).  The price of GOLD is $1,778.30 per troy oz., +1.50 (+0.08%) while the price of SILVER is $26.17 per troy ounce, +0.07 (+0.27%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,087.60 per troy oz, +6.70 (+0.62%) while the price of COPPER is $4.25 per pound, +0.01 (+0.31%).[xii] The price of PALLADIUM is $2,765.00 per troy oz, +1.13 (+0.05%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $20,100.00 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $587,500.00 per troy oz., +5,000.00 (+0.86%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.99.     In Somali Schilling, one greenback equals 575.00 and in Tajikistani Somoni, a buck equals 11.399 and in South African Rand, one dollar equals 14.47 of theirs. [xv]        
  78. 2021 Thursday 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.284 per gallon, $3.007 in Florida, $4.022 in Hawaii, and $3.763 in Washington state. [xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Pennsylvania: $3.205.  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- Madagascar: $4.058 per U.S. Gallon. [xvii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,472,531,378,078 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii] Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Mexico, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Kuwait with $47 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position.
  79. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is a BIG DAY for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, this is her 100th day as the ‘Border Czar’ and her SIXTH DAY since visiting the El Paso, Texas, sector of the southern border.  Apparently, her staff finds her absolutely detestable which is easy to comprehend.  Here are the statistics as compiled by One America News regarding both the cost and the numbers of illegal alien invasion.  If you are ready, let us share them with you now: (1) Cost this Day of the Invasion: $491,311,648.  Imagine if this money was redistributed to veterans, the homeless, and Americans traumatized by the Wuhan Flu?  Hell, it could even pay reparations to the descendants of slavery.  Next, (2) Total Cost this Year of the Illegal Alien Invasion: $198,847,528,960.  Next, (3) here are the numbers of illegals who have invaded the United States this year: 2,038,028.  Soon, they will all be Democratic voters (unless the Republicans awaken to the danger and begin registering all of them as Republicans).  Finally, (4) here is the number of illegals estimated to be currently living in the country now, note- a conservative number: 36,038,028.  We have said since the inception of this blog back in 2009 that there were THEN between 35-50 million whereas now in 2021, we estimate there are between 75-100 million illegals living in the country now.  This is pure insanity.  (Sources: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT). 
  80. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– As the ‘Border Czar’ continues driving her staff members to the point of insanity, fentanyl seizures continue in record numbers along the southern border, fentanyl, by the way, manufactured in communist China.   We learned something else today about ‘Border Czar’ Harris that when she went to Guatemala and to Mexico, the people called her “Que-Mala Kamala,” meaning ‘how bad Kamala.’  Now that’s hilarious.  In other news, it’s official, South Dakota is sending National Guard troops and law enforcement to the southern border to help Texas.
  81. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– One communist thug to another: Kim Jong Un of North Korea praised the Chinese Communist Party for its centennial celebrations.  He promised to boost the strategic relationship between the two totalitarian comrades.   However, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that the world ‘cannot forget the Chi-Com brutality.’  Speaking of thugs, another thug, Vladimir Putin, made it official today when he signed a bill into law that would force BIG TECH/SOCIAL MEDIA entities to open official offices within Russia.  Excellent.  In other news, RINO GOP senators are pushing slobbering Joe Biden to end Trump-era trade wars so business can return to usual
  82. 2021 Thursday I: Foreign News / Overseas News II– In other news, new reports suggest that the Chi-Coms are building new ICBM missile silos which says we are indeed in a new ‘Cold War,’ one that could easily go HOT and with slobbering Joe in the White House, ai-yi-yi.
  83. 2021 Thursday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Joe Biden is sending out rapid response teams to deal with the Delta variant of the ‘VID.  Johnson & Johnson- a company with one of the crappier vaccines now claims that its vaccine- one created and tested using aborted fetal tissue (or so our sources tell us)- will combat the NEW ultra-evil Delta variant.  Oh, goodie.  We aren’t taking this crap.
  84. : Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Democratic-Socialists cannot run elections.  We learned that from Iowa in 2020 and we are learning it now in the disastrous mess in New York City in the mayoral race.  Election leaders met secretly to see if they could somehow make things right, but no one knows who the winner will be and the results aren’t expected anytime soon.  In the meantime, they are all jockeying around to see if they can steal the election from those deserving of it and to give it someone who simply is not.  Stay tuned.
  85. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden went to Surfside, Florida, today to visit with the family members of the victims of the condominium collapse.  It was a cordial visit, and it appeared his anti-Alzheimer’s medications were working well.  Bully for us. 
  86. : Political News I– It appears that the Dems’ scheme of court-packing is collapsing just as their attempt to overthrow the nation’s elections system by putting it under federal control- like in a banana republic.  In other political news, the largest teachers’ union in the country is going to invest into opposition research into ALL who oppose Criminal Race Theory, uh, excuse us, “Critical Race Theory.”  What does this tell you?  That CRT is more communist claptrap.   Dr. Ben Carson told Newsmax today that CRT is a ‘bunch of crap.’
  87. 2021 Thursday N: Political News II- Rep. Buddy Carter, R-GA 1st CD, says that IF NFL star Hershel Walker does not run for the U.S. Senate seat that crackpot Marxist ‘Reverend’ Rafael Warnock, he sure the hell will.  Good.  He would make an awesome senator.   In other political news, RINO Nikki Haley says that the GOP is ‘too lenient’ when it comes to Rep. Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, CPUSA-MN 5th CD.  (Note- we believe she needs to be stripped of her citizenship and deported back to Somalia or whatever other s—hole country she came from- ingrate!)
  88. 2021 Thursday O: U.S. Supreme Court News I– In a 6-3 vote in the U.S. Supreme Court today, the high court upheld Arizona’s new election laws, ones that forbid BALLOT HARVESTING as well as allows for the discarding of votes cast in the WRONG PRECINCT.  Excellent.  Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says, ‘of course the court would uphold Arizona’s voting laws.’   In other big SCOTUS news, the Supreme Court tossed on the garbage heap the California ‘donor disclosure’ law that forced those who donated to politicians, parties, and causes to have their names and addresses published.  Excellent.
  89. 2021 Thursday P: Joe Biden Regime News I– The CBO projects the federal deficit will hit $3 trillion this year with more to come.  How nice.  In other Biden regime news, the U.S. is going after 17 countries who do nothing about human trafficking and who must be held to account.
  90. 2021 Thursday Q: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– Famed legal scholar Dr. Alan Dershowitz says that ‘Bill Cosby should NEVER have been prosecuted in the first place.’  We concur.  In other news, fired Fox News Channel host Ed Henry is suing his former employer over the channel firing or silencing conservative commentators and hosts.  In other crime news, the Chicago City Council is demanding a hearing on rising crime after Mayor Lori “Frog-Face” Lightfoot got into it with pundits over how increased violent crime in the Windy City was NOT HER FAULT.  Lying bi**h.  Finally, the Boy Scouts of America have settled $850 million lawsuit over former scoutmasters molesting and raping boys.
  91. 2021 Thursday R: Big Tech News– A judge struck down Florida’s law that reined in social media companies, one that would not permit them to ban people sans any posting of official rules that can bring about a suspension or termination as in the case of President Donald J. Trump.
  92. 2021 Thursday SWeather News I– Tropical Storm Elsa is the 5th named storm to form in the Atlantic this year.
  93. 2021 Thursday T: U.S. House Of Representatives News I– Nonagenarian U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, she with the National Geographic-style pendulous breasts hanging down to her waist finished setting up her BOGUS select House committee to look into the events caused by her on January 06, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol.  Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd CD, commented on this sham ‘committee’ today at his weekly press conference.  The House minority leader said that ‘it’s very strange that “Mumbles” Pelosi appointed so-called ‘Republican’ Rep. Liz Cheney, Wyoming, to the committee as the ONLY Republican.  He said it was strange that HE did not make the appointment because on select committees the party head does the appointing.  Not so here.   Speaking of this mess, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th CD, says ‘Mumbles’ ‘select committee’ is ‘impeachment round 3.’  Yup.  Rep. Greg Steube, R-FL 17th CD, says that ‘Mumbles’ committee is strictly a partisan exercise.
  94. 2021 Thursday U: President Donald J. Trump News– President Trump told Newsmax today that he has ‘never been a fan’ of Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell and that the leader has ‘gone rogue.’  Amen.
  95. 2021 Thursday V: California State News– Democrats in San Jose, California, have passed gun laws requiring all firearms dealers and legal gun owners to possess liability insurance so when the inevitable lawsuits come, the insurance companies can pay out vast amounts of money.  This appears to be yet another money-go-round for the Democrats.
  96. 2021 Thursday W: Florida State News– The Florida governor’s office refutes claims made in a Washington Examiner article regarding an upcoming President Donald J. Trump rally this weekend in the Sunshine State. 
  97. 2021 Thursday X: Georgia State News– Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, RINO, says he is ‘tired of it’ meaning the mess with Fulton County, Georgia, elections in general and Atlanta’s in particular and is seeking to take them over.  Meanwhile, we learn that ‘governor’ Stacey Abrams, she who once was in the poor house now owns two mansions worth $1.4 million.
  98. 2021 Thursday Y: New York State News– Manhattan D.A. Cyrus Vance Jr. slapped handcuffs on Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg and paraded him before the news cameras in yet another show of going after all-things ‘Trump’ and finding someone- anyone- who might flip.  The New York Post says this is ‘banana republic-style stuff.’  However, news reports inform the American people that all this crap-assed persecution is strengthening both the 45th president and his supporters.
  99. 2021 Thursday Z: Sports News I– The NCAA will allow student athletes to profit off their names, images, and likenesses.
  100. 2022 Friday: We will see what happens today and when we do, we will share it with everyone.  However, we will do our best to remain one step ahead of the Joestapo.  Meanwhile, a grateful nation celebrates as homosexual pride month is now in the books and normal folks can go about their business without being bombarded by a barrage of constant gay this and gay that.  Enough is f**king enough already, unlike every other religious, ethnic, or racial minority, being gay is 99.99-percent a choice.  The other miniscule percentile could be born that way but before scientists find the elusive gay gene, NO one can say otherwise.  Period.  -Chef Brian C. Carrick.


This artwork is #0878 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Solo Flight.”  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.


The Beach Boys next studio album, “Summer in Paradise,” came out on August 03, 1992.  The band was a quartet now featuring Mike Love, Carl Wilson, Bruce Johnston, and Alan Jardine on vocals.  Johnston also provided keyboards, but the musicianship was provided by a stable of studio and touring musicians.  Although imbued with a ‘green theme,’ the album was not well-received and sold poorly which is sad.  Still, compared with other groups with the same lifespan, the band still finds time to write, record, and tour, always touring.  We hope you will seek this one out, especially for the novelty of the opening track, Sly and the Family Stone’s “Hot Fun in the Summertime.”  Besides new tunes, there are also several covers which makes this one yet another must-own for completists.  Seek it out, give it a listen, and incorporate into your collection of the best in music.

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[i] We hope to promote the music of Blondie within the next 7-8 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Doors, the famed Los Angeles, California, hard rocking psychedelic band beginning on Saturday, 18-February-2012 through 02-April-2012.  We hope you will seek this legendary band out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection.

[iii] Not sure as to when we will do the music of the Village People but when we do, it will be a glorious day.  Great group of wild souls.

[iv] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” appeared on Tuesday, 22-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[v] We promoted the music of Steppenwolf, beginning on Friday, 25-May-2012 through Sunday, 17-June-2012.  You definitely need to check the music of this iconic band out ASAP.

[vi] We definitely hope to present the music of ALL the classic Motown bands- including the famed Four Tops- sometime within the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further developments.

[vii] We first began promoting the music of Trapeze beginning on Monday, 15-October-2018 through Saturday, 27-October-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed band out and consider adding it to your collection.

[viii] 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)

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

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

[xi] 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)

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

[xiii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

Author: Chef Brian Carrick, ACF Retired

My colleagues and I no longer share old photos of us, as the price of success means that lunatics and nuts come looking for one. Therefore, we hired local up-and-coming Bakersfield-Oildale, California street artist, Simone, to create facsimiles of us so we can remain somewhat obscure. Ah, well, I began my culinary career in 1969 bussing tables at age 12 and became a cook's apprentice in 1973 at age 17. I have worked all over California, Hawaii, Washington State, and even a brief time in Arizona. Chef Brian Carrick writes from Weedpatch, California. Chef Brian Carrick is a Conservative Republican.

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