241. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2022

2022 Monday: Friends, I don’t drink as much Kool-Aid as some of my colleagues do so we will do our best to keep things moving ahead without so much bombast. You know what I am saying, we no talk stink about Democrats being evil and President Biden being a senile bonehead. That is not my style nor will it be. Besides, the prospect of Donald Trump going to prison is giving me chicken skin up and down my arms.

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241. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices James Clark McReynolds and Neil Gorsuch; U.S. Attorneys General Richard Rush, James Clark McReynolds, and Thomas Watt Gregory; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Richard Rush, Robert Rubin, and Jack Lew; U.S. Secretaries of War George W. McCrary and Luke Edward Wright; the Beatles, Blood-Sweat & Tears featuring Dick Halligan, Crawler featuring Geoff Whitehorn, the Jackson Five featuring Michael Jackson, Pablo Cruise featuring David Jenkins, Procol Harum featuring Chris Copping, “Oh, Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison, “Abracadabra” by the Steve Miller Band, and the Velvet Underground featuring Sterling Morrison:

  1. 1178 Tuesday: The 173.3rd Roman Catholic Antipope Callistus III gives the title of “Pope” to Alexander III, the rightful 173rd pontiff.  Callistus first became pontiff in opposition to Alexander III on September 30, 1168.  He followed two previous false pretenders- Victor IV and Paschal III.  Alexander III- who first became pontiff on September 07, 1159, served until August 30, 1181.
  2. 1261 Monday: Jacques Pantaleon becomes Pope Urban IV.  As the 182nd pontiff, Urban IV served until October 02, 1264.  Over the course of the next three years and 34 days, he led his global flock on its journey to commune with the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
  3. 1484 Friday: The 213th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent VIII becomes pontiff on this date.  He would serve as the Vicar of Christ from today until July 25, 1492.  
  4. 1526 Sunday: At the Battle of Mohacs, the Turks whip the Hungarians.
  5. 1533 Tuesday: On orders of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro, his troops execute the last Incan king of Peru, Atahualpa.
  6. 1708 Wednesday: British troops occupy the islands of Majorca and Sardinia.
  7. 1780 Tuesday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future 8th U.S. Attorney General Richard Rush is born.  First, a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he would serve under Presidents James Madison and James Monroe from February 10, 1814, to November 12, 1817.  Rush also would serve his nation as its 8th U.S. secretary of the Treasury.  In this capacity, he would serve under President John Quincy Adams from March 07, 1825, to March 05, 1829.
  8. 1786 Tuesday: Shay’s Rebellion commences at Springfield, Massachusetts.
  9. 1793 Thursday: The slaves on the island of Haiti receive their independence from France.
  10. 1799 Thursday: The reign of the 250th Roman Catholic Pope Pius VI ends and the Interregnum between pontiffs begins.  Pius VI first picked up his Holy Cross on February 15, 1775, and over the subsequent years, guided his earthly flock on its journey to become one with God the Father, his son, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost.  The Interregnum would continue from today until March 14, 1800.
  11. 1814 Monday: During the War of 1812, Alexandria, Virginia, formally surrendered to British military forces, which occupied the city until September 03.
  12. 1828 Friday: Robert Turner received a patent for his self-regulating wagon break.
  13. 1833 Thursday: The “Factory Act” passed in England; the lawmakers created it to deal with child labor.
  14. 1835 Saturday: In Evansville, Indiana, the future 33rd U.S. Secretary of War George W. McCrary is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, to December 09, 1879.
  15. 1842 Monday: Great Britain and China sign the Treaty of Nanjing, ending the Opium War.
  16. 1846 Saturday: In Giles County, Tennessee, future 43rd U.S. Secretary of War Luke Edward Wright is born.  First a Democrat and then a Republican, he would serve under President Theodore Roosevelt from July 01, 1908, to March 11, 1909.
  17. 1862 Friday: The Bureau of Engraving and Printing began operations at the United States Treasury.
  18. 1864 Monday: The Democratic National Convention, which nominated Major General George B. McClellan for president, opened in Chicago.
  19. 1877 Wednesday: The second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Brigham Young, died in Salt Lake City at age 76.    
  20. 1885 Saturday: The first prizefight under the Marquis of Queensberry Rules took place in Cincinnati as John L. Sullivan defeated Dominick McCaffery in six rounds.
  21. 1886 Sunday: In New York City, Chinese Ambassador Li Hung-chang’s chef invented chop suey.
  22. 1892 Monday: “Pop” (Billy) Shriver of the Chicago Cubs caught a baseball dropped from the top of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.
  23. 1896 Saturday: In New York City, the chef of the visiting Chinese ambassador creates the dish we know as “chop suey.”
  24. 1910 Monday: Korean Emperor Seonjong abdicated as the Japan-Korean Annexation Treaty went into effect.
  25. 1914 Saturday: During the fourth day of the Battle of Tannenberg, the Russians begin to break, and the Germans manage to drive them out of their positions and end up capturing one Russian general.  Elsewhere, the 66th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds took his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  President Woodrow Wilson nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Horace Harmon Lurton, another Democrat.  McReynolds served from today until January 31, 1941.  Prior to serving on the nation’s highest court, McReynolds served the nation as its 48th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 15, 1913, until today.  His replacement, the nation’s 49th U.S. Attorney General Thomas Watt Gregory assumed his post on this date.  A Democrat also, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from today until March 04, 1919.  
  26. 1916 Tuesday: German General Paul von Hindenburg becomes chief of the German General Staff.
  27. 1929 Thursday: The German airship, Graf Zeppelin, arrives home, ending its round-the-world flight.
  28. 1935 Thursday: The film “Top Hat,” starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, premiered at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
  29. 1938 Monday: In New York City, N.Y., future 70th U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin is born.  A future Democrat, Secretary Rubin would serve under President Bill Clinton from January 11, 1995, to July 02, 1999.
  30. 1939 Tuesday: Zionist leader Chaim Weizmann informs England that the Jews of Palestine will fight in World War II.
  31. 1941 Friday: German Death Commandos (Einsatzkommando) liquidate 1,469 Jewish children on the Eastern Front.  Meanwhile, in Great Britain, Geoff Whitehorn, future guitarist in the British band, Crawler, [i] and in the reformation of Procol Harum[ii] in the 1990s was born on this date in London, England.
  32. 1942 Saturday: Sterling Morrison, future bass player of the New York City band, Velvet Underground[iii], was born on this date in East Meadow, New York.
  33. 1943 Sunday: Responding to a clampdown by Nazi occupiers during World War II, Denmark managed to scuttle most of its naval ships.  Meanwhile, in Troy, New York, future member of the horn-dominated rock band, Blood, Sweat, & Tears- Dick Halligan (keyboards, trombone, horns, flutes, backing vocals 1967-1972)- is born.
  34. 1944 Tuesday: Fifteen thousand American troops marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris as the French capital continued to celebrate its liberation from the Nazis.  Meanwhile Slovakia revolts against the Nazis occupying their country and their fellow compatriots fighting on behalf of their German occupiers.
  35. 1945 Wednesday: The British liberate their colony of Hong Kong from Imperial Japanese troops.  U.S. General Douglas MacArthur left for Japan officially to accept the surrender of the Japanese.  Meanwhile, Chris Copping—future bassist and organist with the British rock band, Procol Harum[iv]—was born on this date in Middleton, Lancashire, England.
  36. 1947 Friday: Future guitarist with the Bay Area rock band, Pablo Cruise[v] (1973-1986 / 1996-present)—David Jenkins—is born in the USA on this date.  
  37. 1949 Monday: The USSR explodes its first atomic bomb.  Meanwhile, at the University of Illinois, researchers use a nuclear device to treat cancer patients.
  38. 1953 Saturday: An early version of the animated cartoon character Speedy Gonzales made his debut in the Warner Brothers cartoon “Cat-Tails for Two.”
  39. 1955 Monday: In New York City, N.Y., future 76th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Barack Hussein Obama from February 28, 2013, to January 20, 2017.
  40. 1957 Thursday: The Senate gave final congressional approval to a Civil Rights Act after South Carolina Senator Strom Thurmond, then a Democrat, ended a filibuster that lasted 24 hours.
  41. 1958 Friday: Pop superstar Michael Jackson[vi] was born in Gary, Indiana.  Meanwhile, George Harrison joins the Quarrymen, a group made up of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Pete Best, and Stu Sutcliffe. [vii]
  42. 1962 Wednesday: The lower level of the George Washington Bridge opened to traffic.
  43. 1964 Saturday: Roy Orbison’s[viii] single, “Oh, Pretty Woman,” was released on the Monument label.
  44. 1965 Sunday: Gemini 5, carrying astronauts Gordon Cooper and Charles “Pete” Conrad, splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean after eight days in space.
  45. 1966 Monday: The Beatles[ix] perform their last public appearance at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California.
  46. 1967 Tuesday: The final episode of “The Fugitive” aired.  Meanwhile, future 113th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, is born in Denver, Colorado, on this date.  President Donald J. Trump would nominate him to fill the open seat of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, a vacancy that opened during the last year of the previous president’s term and which Democrats screech and wail was stolen from them because it was an election year.  He took his seat on the court on April 10, 2017, much to the consternation of the Democrats.
  47. 1968 Thursday: At the Democrat National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, Hubert H. Humphrey receives the nod for the presidential nomination of the United States all the while riots rage outside in the streets between Yippies[x] and the police.
  48. 1970 Saturday: In Austintown, Ohio, at the Fitch High School, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a first-round KO over his opponent Jim Daniels in a scheduled 10-round bout.  This puts Shavers’ pro record to 13-2.  Meanwhile, down in San Diego, California, at the Colosseum, heavyweight boxer Ken Norton Sr., aka the Fighting Marine, scores a 4th round KO of opponent Roy Wallace in a scheduled 10 round bout to put his pro record to 17-1.
  49. 1972 Tuesday: Swimmer Mark Spitz of the U.S. won the third of seven gold medals at the Munich Olympics, finishing first in the 200-meter freestyle.
  50. 1977 Monday: Lou Brock brought his total of stolen bases to 893.  Ty Cobb held the record he beat for 49 years.  
  51. 1982 Sunday: The Steve Miller Band’s[xi] “Abracadabra” hits number one on the radio charts.  Meanwhile, Academy Award-winning actress Ingrid Bergman died in London on her 67th birthday.  Meanwhile, at the Civic Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Young loses a 10-round fight on points to Philipp Brown.  This would be Young’s third loss in a row and would drop his pro record to 30-13-2.
  52. 1983 Monday: Two U.S. Marines lost their lives in Lebanon when the militia group Amal fired mortar shells at the Beirut Airport.  Meanwhile, the divers recovered the anchor of the USS Monitor, an ironclad that went down during the U.S. Civil War.
  53. 1990 Wednesday: Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, in a television interview, declared that America could not defeat Iraq.
  54. 1991 Thursday: The republics of Russia and Ukraine agreed to a treaty by which the two would remain a part of the Soviet Union.
  55. 1998 Saturday: After the union of the Northwest Airlines pilots rejected a last-minute company offer, the aviators went out on strike.  
  56. 2005 Monday: Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast near Buras, Louisiana, bringing floods that devastated New Orleans causing more than 1,800 people to die in the area.  
  57. 2008 Friday: Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, picked Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate.  She reinvigorated his campaign and gave it new life and had he listened to her and allowed her to campaign in states he wrote off, he might have been president rather than Barack Hussein Obama.  Following the 2008 Presidential Election, the Democrats worked extremely hard to neutralize her as a political threat by destroying both her and her family.
  58. 2009 Saturday: Funeral services occurred in Boston for U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the so-called “Lion of the Senate,” who in real life was a drunken, womanizing inebriate, and President Barack Hussein Obama eulogized.  Hours later, his remains underwent burial at Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington, D.C.
  59. 2011 Monday: Libya’s National Transitional Council raises concerns about the mass killing of political prisoners by Muammar Gaddafi’s government.
  60. 2012 Wednesday: Chinese President Hu Jintao officially receives Egyptian thug-President Mohammad Morsi, who has come to the country to discuss in-depth discussion and cooperation talks—one dictator meeting with another.
  61. 2013 Thursday: The first federal study on the use of sleeping aids used by Americans reports that 8.6 million Americans use such aids to help induce sleep.
  62. 2014 Friday: In Senegal, health authorities report the first case of Ebola virus in a 21-year-old man who met people in neighboring Guinea who had the virus.  Meanwhile, the government of the United Kingdom raises its terror alert to ‘severe’ due to the high number of its citizens flocking to fight on the side of ISIS in both Iraq and in Syria among other theaters facing the same foes.
  63. 2015 Saturday: In Hawaii, NASA puts a six-person team into isolation within a small dome to simulate the conditions of a six-month theoretical trip to the planet, Mars.  The group will have no fresh air or food and will wear spacesuits when exiting the dome.   
  64. 2016 Monday: Off the coast of Sabratha, Italy, the Italian coast guard says that in 40 separate incidents in a single day, they have rescued 6,500 migrants in a single day.
  65. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump arrives in Hurricane Harvey-ravaged Texas, to show the government is on the ball.   Meanwhile, monsoon rains are trashing Mumbai, India, causing airports, schools, and other government buildings to close down until further notice.
  66. 2018 Wednesday: U.S. Sen. John McCain was remembered as a “true American hero” at a crowded service at the North Phoenix Baptist Church after a motorcade carried McCain’s body from the state Capitol.  Meanwhile, the government reported that the economy had grown at a 4.2-percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, the best showing in nearly four years, all thanks to President Donald J. Trump.   
  67. 2019 Thursday: In “Science” magazine, an article featuring research into the so-called ‘gay gene,’ the one gays swear exists- especially those claiming to be ‘born that way’ says there is NO single gene accounting for those attracted to members of the same sex.  Now, some claim the ‘attraction’ is as high as 25-percent which most people believe is preposterous.
  68. 2020 Saturday: While President Trump was visiting the Gulf Coast states of Texas and Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura- a storm in which at least 14 people died- the father of George Blake celebrates his son by repeatedly calling for calm while doing everything possible to stir up another riot.  Contradictory indeed.  Meanwhile, South Korea reports dramatic increases in new COVID-19 numbers, especially around the capital of Seoul where more than half of the country’s 51 million people lives.  Speaking of the Bat Flu, Berlin police shut down an anti-COVID-19 protest rally demanding an end to the onerous restrictions placed upon the German populace.  Some of the marchers carried American, Russian, and German Reich flags while others wore QANON t-shirts, what liberals claim to be ‘conspiracy theories.’  Elsewhere, reports regarding the costs of all the Antifa- and Black Lives Matter- funded and initiated riots are coming out.  Minneapolis is down in the crapper with more than $500 million while in Bill Di Blasio’s city, they are facing a deficit of $290 million in destroyed buildings, infrastructure, and emergency rescue and police vehicles.  Should have stopped the riots.  Finally, the U.S. FDA okays the expanded use of the drug Remdesivir for use in ALL COVID-19 cases and not just potentially lethal ones.   For those in critical condition due to the Kung Flu, within five days, 65-percent of the patients dramatically improve.  What about hydroxychloroquine?  Cheap and effective!
  69. 2020 Saturday A: Early this morning, police in Portland, Oregon, declared yet another riot after a so-called ‘peaceful protest’ once again erupted into a violent mob shortly after midnight.  These peaceful ‘beatnik types’ tried to trap law enforcement officers inside the police union building and then did everything they could to set it ablaze and murder the people inside.  Folks, there is an answer to this: anyone tossing a Molotov cocktail, you shoot them dead.  This stops this sort of illegal activity in its tracks and puts everyone else on notice as to what you will and what you WON’T accept.  This used to be the way things were done.  Elsewhere, another military mishap occurs as a U.S. Army helicopter crashes into San Clemente Island 70 miles off of Coronado, California, killing two special forces soldiers and wounding several others.  Finally, U.S. Director of National Intelligence ignites a firestorm among House Democrats when he says he ‘will no longer testify in person before the House about Election security.’  He will, however, provide written answers.  Of course, the Dems are angry, they can no longer showboat and act like a bunch of rapscallions as they do any time a member of the Trump administration testifies before them.
  70. 2020 Saturday B: Sadly today, we do not have the stock market or the current COVID-19 statistics due to an attempted Chi-Com attack into our systems that shut us down for nearly three days.  Sorry.
  71. 2021 Sunday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 217,215,814 confirmed cases, +446,640, 4,515,070 confirmed deaths, +6,813 and 194,122,390 confirmed recoveries, +418,813.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 39,665,515 confirmed cases, UP 48,098 from yesterday’s reporting, 654,689 confirmed deaths, UP 308, [xii] and 30,826,348 confirmed recoveries, UP 14,106.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiii]   
  72. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 336,001 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in 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 68,107 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  73. 2021 Sunday 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: 4,326,698 confirmed cases, 65,758 confirmed deaths, and 2,260,963 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,246,196 confirmed cases, 43,979 confirmed deaths, and 2,334,901 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 62,229 confirmed cases, 589 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 553,487 confirmed cases, 6,569 confirmed deaths, and 244,685 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Maine: they have 75,389 confirmed cases, 930 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xiv]   
  74. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,051,609 confirmed cases, 6,989 confirmed deaths, and 966,079 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 195th country on the list: 2,331 cases of the virus, 12 confirmed deaths and 2,301 confirmed recoveries. [xv]     
  75. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,455.80, UP 242.68 points (+0.69%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,129.50, UP 183.69 points (+1.23%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,509.37, UP 39.37 points (+0.88%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.67 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.10%).  The price of GOLD is $1,820.50 per troy oz., +1.00 (+0.05%) while the price of SILVER is $24.03 per troy ounce, -0.03 (-0.13%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,006.60 per troy oz, +0.10 (+0.01%) while the price of COPPER is $4.32 per pound, 0.00 +0.05%). [xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,413.36 per troy oz, +21.96 (+0.92%). [xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $17,400.00 per troy oz., +100.00 (+0.58%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $770,000.00 per troy oz., -5,000.00 (-0.65%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,653.00 per USD/T, +32.25 (+1.23%).  [xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.20.     In Vietnamese Dong, one greenback equals 22,790.00 and in West African CFA Franc, a buck equal 553.75 and in Yemeni Rial, one dollar equals 249.95 of theirs. [xix]        
  76. 2021 Sunday 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 $4.397 per gallon, $2.945 in Florida, $4.071 in Hawaii, and $3.899 in Washington state. [xx]    Let us look at one other location- Virginia: $2.958.  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- Luxembourg: $5.869 per U.S. Gallon.[xxi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,700,086,456,566 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Germany, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Bermuda with $73 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  77. 2021 Sunday F: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Growing unrest over harsh COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions in France and Germany has led to growing protests across the two countries.  Meanwhile, Iranian-backed Houthi rebels score a big victory when a missile slams into a Saudi-Yemeni military base in Yemen sending 30 or more unprepared people to meet with Allah sooner than anticipated.  Others were left wounded in varying degrees.  (Note- time to begin dropping neutron bombs on these Houthi vermin and their Iranian overlords).
  78. 2021 Sunday G: Weather News I– On the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall along the Louisiana coast, Hurricane Ida slammed into the Mississippi-Louisiana coastlines today with at least one death.  The power tower that sends electricity to the city of New Orleans collapsed into the Mississippi River slashing power to 1.2 million homes and businesses.
  79. 2021 Sunday H: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– One of the all-time great rock drummers, Ron Bushy of Iron Butterfly, died at age 79 in Santa Monica, California, following a lengthy battle with esophageal cancer.  That’s the second drummer in as many weeks.  Ron is joining Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones.  God bless you guys.
  80. 2022 Monday: Friends, I don’t drink as much Kool-Aid as some of my colleagues do so we will do our best to keep things moving ahead without so much bombast.   You know what I am saying, we no talk stink about Democrats being evil and President Biden being a senile bonehead.  That is not my style nor will it be.  Besides, the prospect of Donald Trump going to prison is giving me chicken skin up and down my arms.  We shall keep abreast of current events to the best of our abilities, but the majority of this year’s news will appear NEXT year.  We want to maintain a good relationship with governmental entities snooping on us.  Chef Itzi Nakamura.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0936 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Palo Verde Sunshine.”  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.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

Brian Wilson’s next studio album- “No Pier Pressure”- came out on April 07, 2015, and featured the gifted composer-singer-songwriter-musician working once again with a vast variety of musical accompaniment.  The album features new and original material so one can see that it’s an eclectic album that all fans of Mr. Wilson will love forever.  As always, he has superb musicians joining him which makes this yet another amazing musical endeavor by this global musical treasure.  Seek it out at your favorite site for the best in music- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of both Koss and Back Street Crawler when we did the previous batch of famed British bands.

[ii] We began promoting the music of both Procol Harum and Robin Trower along with Gary Brooker beginning on Monday, 16-March-2015 through Sunday, 31-May-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your growing music collection.

[iii] We began promoting the music of the Velvet Underground starting on Tuesday, 18-March-2014 through Wednesday, 09-April-2014.  At the time we promoted this famous New York City rock band, we failed to share the music of the man himself, Lou Reed.  We hope to rectify that mistake when we return to promoting American bands again.  Thank you for your patience.

[iv] See footnote ii.

[v] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected.  We certainly will one day.  Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

[vi] We expect to present the music of the Jackson Five and Michael Jackson sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned for future developments.

[vii] 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.

[viii] We look forward to promoting the music of Roy Orbison when we do other classic rockers such as Buddy Holly, the Everly Brothers, and others of that ilk.

[ix] See footnote vii.

[x] Many of the Yippies are the parents of the Antifa and Black Lives Matter trash running rampant in America’s streets in 2020.  Time to tune up their kids- NOW.

[xi] 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.  The album, “Abracadabra,” which features the cut appeared on Tuesday, 09-August-2011.

[xii] 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)

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

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

[xv] 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)

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

[xvii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

Author: Executive Chef Itzi Nakamura, ACF

I must say I am amazed that the AICP-END Blog would send up-and-coming Bakersfield, California, street artist, the amazing Simone to Maui to do some photographic portraits of me. We have moved in this direction since politics have turned millions of people against one another and it is important for us as employers and as private people with families to protect, that we begin covering our actual identities from those seeking to cause us problems. I must say, Simone has done a fine job and this is a caricature of me that meets with my approval. My husband and I live and own a restaurant in Kihei, Hawaii, and have also worked in institutional cooking at Maui’s premier hospital up in Wailuku. Chef Itzi Nakamura writes from Kihei, HI. Chef Itzi Nakamura is a proud member of the Democratic Party. Contact Itzi Nakamura @ mauiprincess2014end@yahoo.com

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