219. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, AUGUST 07, 2022

IF you want to end monkeypox in the United States, close the bathhouses, the gay bars, park restrooms, and encourage the homo men to return to practicing safe sex, if not chastity. Without the so-called ‘gay gene’ being discovered- and believe you me, they are searching high and low for it- homosexuality is 99.99999-percent choice, not a matter of birth. Will people be mad at us? Sure, but we don’t give a flying hoot because it is important to always speak the truth.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 96

219. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, AUGUST 07, 2022:

Tisha B’ Av (Jewish holiday); American Family Day (Arizona); Purple Heart Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan; U.S. Attorney General John Breckinridge; U.S. Transportation Secretaries Norman Mineta and Maria Cino; Fleetwood Mac featuring Christine McVie, Iron Maiden featuring Bruce Dickenson, the J. Geil’s Band featuring Peter Wolf, and UFO featuring Pete Way:

  1. 768 Thursday: St. Stephen III begins his reign as the 94th Roman Catholic Pope. He would serve from today until January 24, 772.
  2. 936 Tuesday: Otto I the Great becomes the king of Germany.
  3. 1316 Friday: The reign of the 196th Roman Catholic Pope John XXII begins on this date.  He would serve from today until December 04, 1334.
  4. 1498 Sunday: Christopher Columbus and his fleet arrive in the Caribbean Sea.
  5. 1750 Friday: On the island of Curacao in the Caribbean, slaves there launch an uprising against the Dutch overseers.  Like most such events, they would gain headway via surprise but once the slaveholders fought back, things would not go well for the insurrectionists. 
  6. 1782 Wednesday: General George Washington creates the Order of the Purple Heart, a decoration with which the nation would recognize merit in enlistees and noncommissioned officers.
  7. 1789 Friday: Congress established the U.S. Department of War on this date.
  8. 1802 Saturday: Napoleon Bonaparte orders the reinstitution of slavery on the island of Haiti (then St. Dominique).  The Haitians managed to throw off their French masters, but Napoleon said, ‘NO, it’s back to slavery for you.’  This war would become the ‘Vietnam War’ of its time, NO French soldier wanted to go into this hellhole where nothing was too bad to inflict on one’s enemies.
  9. 1805 Wednesday: The 5th U.S. Attorney General John Breckinridge assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date. A Democratic-Republican, he served under President Thomas Jefferson from today until December 14, 1806.
  10. 1819 Saturday: At the Battle of Boyacá, the army of Simon Bolivar defeats the Spanish army in Colombia.  
  11. 1882 Monday: The famous feud between the Hatfield’s of West Virginia and the McCoy’s of Kentucky erupted into full-scale violence.
  12. 1888 Tuesday: Theophilus Van Kannel received a patent for the revolving door.
  13. 1907 Wednesday: Walter Johnson won the first of his 417 Major League Baseball victories by guiding the Washington Senators to a 7-2 win over the Cleveland Indians.
  14. 1912 Wednesday: The Progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for president of the United States.
  15. 1914 Friday: World War I gets underway as various European armies attack one another on both the Western and Eastern Fronts.
  16. 1927 Sunday: The already opened Peace Bridge connecting Buffalo, New York, with Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada, had its official opening on this date.
  17. 1928 Tuesday: The U.S. Treasury Department issues a new bill that was one third smaller than the previous U.S. bills.
  18. 1934 Tuesday: The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling striking down the government’s attempt to band the controversial novel, “Ulysses,” by James Joyce.
  19. 1941 Thursday: At the Kishinev Ghetto in Romania, Axis forces murder 551 Jews.  For those claiming the Holocaust was a ‘false flag’ of sorts, too much evidence exists to support the fact that it was what it was: crimes against humanity. [i]
  20. 1942 Friday: U.S. and other allied forces landed at Guadalcanal, marking the start of the first major allied offensive in the Pacific Theater during World War II.  The Japanese abandoned the island the following February.
  21. 1947 Thursday: The balsa wood raft, Kon-Tiki, which had carried six-man crew 4,300 miles across the Pacific Ocean, crashed into a reef in a Polynesian archipelago.
  22. 1951 Tuesday: Future longtime rock bassist with the British rock band, UFO [ii]—Pete Way—is born in Enfield, Middlesex, England, on this date.  This rocker’s lifestyle would be synonymous with rock-and-roll.
  23. 1954 Saturday: Charles Mahoney becomes the first black American to serve as a full delegate to the United Nations.
  24. 1956 Tuesday: During the opening days of the Suez Crisis, Great Britain dispatches three aircraft carriers to intimidate Egypt. Meanwhile, the largest crowd in minor league baseball history—57,000 people—watched 50-year-old Satchel Paige of Miami beat Columbus in an International League game played in the Orange Bowl on this date.
  25. 1958 Thursday: In Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, Bruce Dickenson- future member of Iron Maiden (vocals, guitars, pianos, drums 1981-1993 / 1999-present)- is born.
  26. 1959 Friday: The United States launched the Explorer 6 satellite, which sent back images of the Earth.
  27. 1960 Sunday: The Cuban Catholic Church condemned the rise of communism in Cuba. Fidel Castro then banned all religious TV and radio broadcasts.
  28. 1961 Monday: Yale psychology professor Stanley Milgram began conducting controversial human behavior experiments concerning obedience toward authority figures.
  29. 1963 Wednesday: For the first time since First Lady Mrs. Grover Cleveland, Jackie Kennedy gives birth to a child as the nation’s First Lady.
  30. 1964 Friday: Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, giving President Lyndon B. Johnson broad powers in dealing with reported North Vietnamese attacks on U.S. Forces.
  31. 1970 Friday: Christine McVie joins Fleetwood Mac[iii] after leaving another British rock group, Chicken Shack.
  32. 1971 Saturday: The Apollo 15 moon mission ended successfully as its command module splashed down in the Pacific Ocean.
  33. 1974 Wednesday: Actress Faye Dunaway marries Peter Wolf, lead vocalist of the J. Geil’s Band[iv]. Elsewhere, French stuntman Philippe Petit walked a tightrope strung between the twin towers of New York’s World Trade Center.
  34. 1976 Saturday: Scientists in Pasadena, California, inform the world that Mars lander Viking I have demonstrated the strongest possible signs of life on the Red Planet to date.
  35. 1981 Friday: After 128 years of publication, The Washington Star ceased all operations.
  36. 1983 Sunday: AT&T employees went out on strike on this date.
  37. 1985 Wednesday: Baseball Commissioner Pete Ueberroth ended the strike by the Major League Baseball Players Association with the announcement of a tentative agreement; the season commenced the following day.
  38. 1987 Friday: The presidents of five Central American nations met in Guatemala City and signed an 11-point agreement designed to bring peace to the region.
  39. 1989 Monday: A plane carrying U.S. Representative Mickey Leland, Democrat- Texas, and fourteen others disappeared over Ethiopia. The wreckage of the plane was discovered six days later—there were no survivors.
  40. 1990 Tuesday: Operation Desert Shield begins as the United States begins deploying troops to Saudi Arabia to counter Saddam Hussein’s takeover of neighboring Kuwait.
  41. 1998 Friday: Terrorist bombings at U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania killed 224 people, including 12 Americans.
  42. 1999 Saturday: Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres got the 3,000th hit of his major league baseball career. Meanwhile, Wade Boggs became the first player to homer for his 3,000th hit, with a two-run shot in Tampa Bay’s 15-10 loss to Cleveland. Boggs already had a pair of RBI singles when he homered off Chris Haney in the sixth inning.
  43. 2000 Monday: Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore selected Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman as his running mate; Liberman became the first Jew on a majority party’s presidential ticket.
  44. 2003 Saturday: In California, Arnold Schwarzenegger announced he would seek the governorship of the state as the recall against Governor Gray Davis—a Democrat—gathered steam.
  45. 2004 Monday: Greg Maddux became the 22nd pitcher in major league history to reach 300th victories, leading the Chicago Cubs to an 8-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
  46. 2005 Sunday: ABC News anchor Peter Jennings died in New York at age 67.
  47. 2006 Monday: The 14th U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta left office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Mineta served under President George W. Bush from January 25, 2001, until today.  His replacement- the 14.1st Acting U.S. Secretary of Transportation Maria Cino assumed office.  A Republican, Secretary Cino served under President George W. Bush from today until October 17, 2006.
  48. 2007 Tuesday: San Francisco slugger Barry Bonds hit home run #756 to break Hank Aaron’s storied record. Noticeably absent were Commissioner Bud Selig and Aaron due to the reported use of PEDs by Bonds. The Nationals won the game 8-6.
  49. 2010 Saturday: Elena Kagan was sworn in as the 112th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and fourth woman to serve on the nation’s highest court. President Barack Hussein Obama nominated her to fill the seat of Associate Justice John Paul Stevens.
  50. 2013 Wednesday: After having, a stint placed in his ailing heart to deal with an arterial blockage, former President George W. Bush recovers in the hospital with no complications.
  51. 2014 Thursday:  Former Press Secretary James S. Brady dies at age 73; Brady’s death has been ruled a homicide due to a gunshot wound made 33 years earlier by John W. Hinckley, Jr.; Hinckley was found to be insane and was not charged with the original crime.
  52. 2015 Friday: In celebration of 70 years of liberation from the Imperial Japanese, North Korea changes its time zone back to the one it had prior to Japanese aggression. Good for them. Meanwhile, candidate Donald J. Trump said one of his more memorable lines when he said this about Megyn Kelly in a CNN interview: ‘she had blood coming out of her eyes, out of her whatever…’ where is Ms. Kelly now?
  53. 2016 Sunday: Ichiro Suzuki tripled off the wall for his 3,000th hit in the major leagues, becoming the 30th player to reach the milestone as the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 10-7. Meanwhile, Manny Machado became the second player in major league history to homer in the first, second, and third innings, driving in a career-high seven runs in a 10-2 victory over Chicago.
  54. 2017 Monday: Medical examiners said the remains of a man who had been killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11 had been identified, nearly 16 years after the Islamist-caused terror attacks.
  55. 2018 Tuesday: The Mendocino Fire overtakes the 2017 Thomas Fire as California’s worst wildfire ever as it is credited with scorching more than 290,600 acres. The reason for these out-of-control wildfires in the Golden State is poor forest management by state authorities. They would rather kiss the rear-ends of environmentalist groups than to do what is right by the people of the state- the U.S. citizens, which is. Meanwhile, the ‘democratic’ People’s Republic of China bans the Disney movie, “Christopher Robin” (from Winnie the Pooh fame) because the character had the audacity to mock the communist thug running the country, Xi Jinping.
  56. 2019 Wednesday: ICE goes to town in Mississippi as agents raid chicken-processing plants and round up seven hundred or more illegal aliens. About time. Meanwhile, law enforcement discovers the bodies of two sociopath teenagers who murdered three people on remote roads in British Columbia, dead of apparent suicides. The entire eastern part of Canada had been in an uproar and law enforcement authorities were scouring large areas searching for the two scumbags.
  57. 2020 Friday: Prior to President Donald J. Trump’s visit to Ohio the previous day, Republican Governor Mike DeWine claimed to have had a positive test for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu. Today, his office declared it to be a false alert, that he did NOT have the Wuhan Virus. Well, we know that Governor DeWine is a RINO and that he does not want to appear with President Trump so there you go. What a shame. Meanwhile, employment statistics for the month of July show a net gain of 1.763 million new jobs filled, that unemployment in the country had dropped to 10.2 percent and that of all the jobs gained, one-third of them were in the leisure and hospitality industry. Unemployment for all categories is down but especially for black and Hispanic Americans. No matter what the Democrats do, they cannot cripple the economy. Elsewhere, New York Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo says that schools in the Empire State will reopen in the fall for all students. Finally, “Pro-China Joe” Biden continues trying to clarify his statements from earlier in the week that he is ‘not a racist’ and that he ‘loves black folks.’  Uh, okay, Joe, okay. We KNOW you are a racist and that since your earliest days in the U.S. Senate, you have backed every segregationist move that came your way. Enough is enough, already!
  58. 2020 Friday A: Various teachers’ unions around the country continue sniveling and whining about ‘how dangerous it is for them to return to the classrooms in the fall due to Wuhan Virus Crisis concerns,’ to which, we say, “IF you can’t do it, then step the hell aside and allow others to do the job” as well as urge President Trump to find ways by which to terminate all teachers who will not return to the classrooms.  We must find ways by which, we can crush public sector employees’ unions because this is bulls**t. Besides, teachers’ unions want to defund cops, make the Green New Deal real, and all manner of left-wing socialist crap. However, one way by which, we can make sure the kids and teachers can socially distant is to DEPORT ALL ILLEGAL ALIENS AND THEIR KIDS and you will find classrooms 50-percent vacant. DO THIS NOW! Never let a good crisis like the Chinese Virus go to waste, DEPORT ALL ILLEGALS BUT ESPECIALLY THEIR KIDS! Once done, the test scores of American children will skyrocket as they will not have to restrict their pace to that of the ignorant illegals.  Meanwhile, news hits that the Democratic Party does NOT want the “Baby Evita,” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Sandy Cortez, aka AOC, to speak at their upcoming convention. Who can blame them? The girl is bat crap stupid! Elsewhere, the Democrats in Congress continue demanding a $3 trillion COVID-19 relief bill atop the previous trillion dollars spent on this Chi-Com lab-engineered pandemic. If anyone should be $3 trillion, it should be the Democratic Party’s masters in Beijing!
  59. 2020 Friday B: The president of Lebanon- Michel Aoun- announces that one of two things sparked the ginormous explosion that toppled much of the port section of Beirut on Tuesday: human error or human intent. He asked the president of France for help in determining if a missile or an aircraft in the vicinity might somehow have caused the godawful explosion that has killed close to two hundred people, injured 4,000 or more, as well as caused the disappearances of numerous others. The AICPENDBLOG.COM believes it was an Iranian weapons cache that a moron dropped a cigarette butt into, or the Israeli Mossad took action to stop a Hezbollah (we put nothing past POS murderer Hassan Nasrallah) or Hamas’s plot against them.
  60. 2020 Friday C: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Chi-Com Virus Statistics for the globe: 19,160,806 confirmed cases, UP by 407,889 cases, 716,083 confirmed deaths, UP by 9,741 deaths, and 11,605,114 confirmed recoveries, UP by 303,093 recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,001,681 confirmed cases, UP by 54,024 new cases, 162,419 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,147 new deaths, and 2,454,578 confirmed recoveries, UP by 22,449 new recoveries. (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).
  61. 2020 Friday D: COVID-19 Statistics 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: 538,416 confirmed cases, UP 8,436 cases, 10,011 confirmed deaths, UP by 142, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 2,914 confirmed cases, UP by 151, 29 confirmed deaths, UP by two, and 1,440 confirmed recoveries, UP by thirty-eight. Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 60,917 confirmed cases, UP by 833, 1,653 confirmed deaths, UP by twenty-nine, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, will not share the number of confirmed recoveries. Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  62. 2020 Friday E: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,433.48, UP 46.50 points (+0.17%). Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,010.98, DOWN 97.09 points (-0.87%). Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,351.28, UP 2.12 points (+0.063%). Price of GOLD: $2,046.10 per troy oz., +18.10 (+0.89%) Here is the price of SILVER: $28.40 per troy oz., +0.86 (+3.12%). Price of PLATINUM: $982.60 per troy oz., +11.60 (+1.20%). Here is the price of COPPER: $2.79 per pound, -0.002 (-0.07%). Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.60, +0.38 (+0.92%). Today, one dollar U.S. = 6.97 PRC yuan.
  63. 2020 Friday F: Joe Biden’s overall national poll has dropped to a lead of 6.8 percent over President Donald J. Trump. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump announces he will extend unemployment benefits to the end of the year. He says he will forgo school loan repayments for the time being and that evictions will be put on hold until sometime in the fall. He also announces aid for Lebanon in the aftermath of what appears more likely to have been a terrorist attack in that beautiful nation. President Trump also says- yet again- that the Dept. of Homeland Security is ready, willing, and able to go into Portland, Oregon, and end the seventy-six straight days of rioting that has been trashing that once beautiful city. It is clear that Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is in league with the Marxist scum. We say, “Send in former Blackwater Special Ops and WHACK ‘em!”
  64. 2021 Saturday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 202,978,061 confirmed cases, +574,898, 4,299,640 confirmed deaths, +9,199 and 182,313,241 confirmed recoveries, +409,026.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,518,948 confirmed cases, UP 71,825 from yesterday’s reporting, 632,987 confirmed deaths, UP 346, [v] and 29,851,803 confirmed recoveries, UP 17,231.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  65. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 314,545 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed 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 89,533 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  66. 2021 Saturday 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: 4,039,623 confirmed cases, 64,752 confirmed deaths, and 2,117,880 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,770,817 confirmed cases, 39,695 confirmed deaths, and 2,302,588 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 45,860 confirmed cases, 542 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 490,196 confirmed cases, 6,210 confirmed deaths, and 231,605 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Oklahoma: they have 496,347 confirmed cases, 7,531 confirmed deaths, and 469,769 confirmed recoveries. [vii]    
  67. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 897,326 confirmed cases, 6,535 confirmed deaths, and 859,055 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Sierra Leone, 172nd country on the list: 6,313 cases of the virus, 120 confirmed deaths and 4,307 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  68. 2021 Saturday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,208.51, UP 144.26 points (+0.41%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,835.76, DOWN 59.35 points (-0.40%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,436.52, UP +7.42 points (+0.17%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $67.83 per barrel, -0.45 (-0.66%).  The price of GOLD is $1,763.50 per troy oz., +0.40 (+0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $24.33 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $974.50 per troy oz, +2.30 (+0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, -0.01 (-0.28%). [ix]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,627.34 per troy oz, -21.72 (-0.82%). [x] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,581.50 per USD/T, -7.75 (-0.30%).  [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.02.     In Malawian Kwacha, one greenback equals 804.55 and in Malaysian Ringgit, a buck equal 4.22 and in Maldivian Rufiyaa, one dollar equals 15.42 of theirs. [xii]       
  69. 2021 Saturday 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 $4.390 per gallon, $3.024 in Florida, $4.091 in Hawaii, and $3.872 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Missouri: $2.870.  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- Grenada: $5.041 per U.S. Gallon. [xiv]   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,614,904,269,572 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS. [xv]  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 Japan, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is communist China with $1,072 trillion 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.
  70. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 137 for the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to oversee the fiasco along the southern border with Mexico and Day No. 43 since her one and only visit to the catastrophe going on down there.  As the border continues imploding, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, says the White House’s border policies only lead to increased violence and an avalanche of drugs from communist China (which in our view is an act of war against the American people).  Moving on, here are the figures for the illegal alien invasion as compiled by One America News.  Ready?  Here we go: (1) Cost this Day of caring for the illegal aliens: $554,515,584.  Next, (2) Cost this Year of caring for the illegal alien invaders: $ 239,458,680,832.  Next, (3) here is the number of illegal aliens who have swarmed across the border this year: 2,454,259.  Fourth and final, here is the conservative estimate for the numbers of illegal aliens living within the United States: 36,454,260.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- since the inception of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day back in July 2009, we predicted then that the numbers were approximately 35-50 million whereas now, we contend they are closer to 75-100 million which is not good.  The seeds of our own destruction already exist among us.
  71. 2021 Saturday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– As Joe Biden continues stumbling around like a deranged lunatic suffering from the DTs, Texas Judge Richard Cortez is calling out the head of the regime for ignoring his invitation to visit the southern border and to witness the disaster Dictator Biden has caused.  Meanwhile, we learn (and we do not believe this for a minute) but a new report says that the Biden regime is flying illegal alien families down into Mexico.  We do not believe this for a moment.
  72. 2021 Saturday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is raising concerns over the aggressive behavior of the Chi-Coms and warns that the Chinese Communist Party- the CCP- is rapidly building a nuclear arsenal.  Elsewhere, Lebanese authorities arrest four Hezbollah thugs after they launched sixteen rockets into northern Israel.  The Iron Dome shot down ten of the missiles while the other six exploded harmlessly.  Neither side reported any casualties.
  73. 2021 Saturday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The White House is going to require ALL visitors to have either a Chi-Vi vaccine passport or proof of a negative China Virus test.  Meanwhile, radio talk show host and pundit Dr. Michael Savage has raised the question as to whether the world can force the Chi-Coms to pay reparations to the world for letting loose the Chi-Vi on an unsuspecting globe.  Next, reports are suggesting that the U.S. is experiencing 100,000 new cases of the Wuhan Virus every day which simply is not true no matter how much Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci or the Biden regime wants it to be.
  74. 2021 Saturday J: Political News I– Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-OH 7th CD, is asking the House Republican leadership to begin impeachment hearings on slobbering Joe Biden.  Next, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, is blasting the $1.3 trillion ‘infrastructure bill’ and warns that it is going to lead to a horrible uptick in inflation for the American people.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump says that the GOP ‘should use the debt ceiling to force a better infrastructure bill.’  Amen.  Elsewhere, Rep. Conor Lamb, DS-PA 17th CD, is going to launch a U.S. Senate bid to capture the seat of outgoing Senator Pat Toomey, Republican.
  75. 2021 Saturday K: Political News II– President Donald J. Trump is blasting Wisconsin for not cleaning up its voter rolls sooner.  Next, politicians are joining pediatricians in slamming the American Medical Association’s absolutely STUPID idea of NOT including gender markers on birth certificates.  Enough with WOKE!  In other political news, Rep. Don Bacon, R-NE 2nd CD is blasting decrepit Joe Biden over not moving quickly enough to get Afghan allies out of Afghanistan before the Taliban overrun the entire country.
  76. 2021 Saturday L: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– The sheriff of Albany County, New York, says that ‘if the accusations against Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov are true, he could arrest the crumbling governor for sexual harassment and assault.  Rep. Andrew Garbarino, R-NY 2nd CD predicts that ‘Cuomo will resign before Albany impeaches the POS.’  Meanwhile, noted legal scholar and professor Dr. Alan Dershowitz told Newsmax the ‘bigoted attacks’ on Governor “Killer” Cuomo are ‘all political.’  In other Cuomo news, a new report says that an aide to Governor Cuomo signed off on the Empire State’s chief executive having completed sexual harassment training.
  77. 2021 Saturday M: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3584 what with a $14 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 02, 09, 12, 20, 39, and Mega 05.  Out of 103,399 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE NUMBERS plus the Mega for a prize of $14,000,000.  The lucky winner bought the winning ticket at Valero in Highland, CA 92346.  Then, there were three people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $11,607 apiece.  Those tickets were sold at (1) 7-Eleven in Roseville, CA 95678; (2) Chevron in Bakersfield, CA 93313; and ARCO AM/PM in Calexico, CA 92231.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #870 with a jackpot of $226 million up for grabs: 07, 24, 36, 54, 60, and Power 23.  Out of 89,466 winning tickets, the highest winners were sixty-nine people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $367 apiece.
  78. 2022 Sunday: Folks, we are recording the latest Chi-Vi and monkeypox cases for presentation in 2023 but let us say this about the monkeypox: the fact that it is mostly an STD among gay men lessens our concern for the ‘victims.’  IF you want to end monkeypox in the United States, close the bathhouses, the gay bars, park restrooms, and encourage the homo men to return to practicing safe sex, if not chastity.  Without the so-called ‘gay gene’ being discovered- and believe you me, they are searching high and low for it- homosexuality is 99.99999-percent choice, not a matter of birth.  Will people be mad at us?  Sure, but we don’t give a flying hoot because it is important to always speak the truth.  A century from now- if our country still survives- generations then will look back on now as being a time of rampant lunacy, one that afflicted many otherwise sane people.  Look at transgenderism: that’s bullshit.  The fact that young people are being physically disfigured for life tells us at some point those mentally ill people are going to come back to their enablers and begin murdering them for having destroyed their lives via giving in to the ‘fad of the day.’  Let us return to common sense instead of nursing at the nasty teats of liberalism and reclaim our nation.  Chef Hector Santanamos “El Chilote” De Soto.

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This artwork is #0915 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset and Verbenas.”  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:

You know the drill: when a group has been around as long as the Beach Boys, the archives are jam-packed material thus we have yet another compilation released on May 19, 2009: “Summer Love Songs.”  What one finds here are the following tunes: (1) “Don’t Worry Baby” (2) “Why Do Fools Fall in Love” (3) “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (4) “God Only Knows” (5) “Surfer Girl” (6) “California Girls” (7) “Please Let Me Wonder” (8) “In the Parking Lot” (9) “Your Summer Dream” (10) “Kiss Me Baby” (11) “Hushabye” (12) “I’m So Young” (13) “Good to My Baby” (14) “Fallin’ in Love” (15) “Time to Get Alone” (16) “Our Sweet Love” (17) “Help Me, Rhonda” (18) “Keep an Eye on Summer” (19) “Don’t Talk (Put Your Head on the Shoulder)” and (20) “Girls on the Beach.”  IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

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[i] Someone please tell those stupid bitches- Rashida “Foul Mouth: Tlaib, AOC aka the Fly, Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, Cori “The Bitch” Bush, Ayanna “Chrome Dome” Pressley, and the rest of the leftwing, liberal, lunatic haters where to find the definitive proof- the AICPENDBLOG.COM.

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of UFO and of the Michael Schenker Group at some point within the next year.  We hope you will remain vigilant as to the day that we do.

[iii] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates. The album, “Rumours,” appeared on Tuesday, 18-January-2011 at our original blog.   We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[iv] We hope to present the music of the J. Geil’s Band at some point within the next five years.  One of the great American bands, they most certainly deserve to be heard and celebrated by the readership of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day.

[v] 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)

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

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

[viii] 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)

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

[x] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

218. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, AUGUST 06, 2022

It would be amazing what a killer drone swarm could accomplish, half a million killer drones laden with explosives crashing into the bridge of the Chi-Com fleet, onto the funnels taking out whatever protections there might be while the secondary swarm goes down the stacks into the interior of the ship setting off a chain of explosions sending the ships to the bottom of the Taiwan Strait. Drones can disable deck guns, jet engines, take out landing craft while submersible drones hammer the bellies of other vessels including submarines.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 97

218. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, AUGUST 06, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Johnson; U.S. Treasury Secretary G. William Miller; Rick James, KISS featuring Vinnie Vincent, and Stevie Wonder:

  1. 258 Friday: St. Sixtus II ends his reign as the 24th Roman Catholic Pope.  He served his faithful flock as the Vicar of Christ from August 30, 257, until today.
  2. 523 Friday: St. Hormisdas ends his reign as the 52nd Roman Catholic Pope.   He served from July 20, 514 until today. 
  3. 939 Thursday: At the Battle of Simancas, the Spanish destroy the Moorish army.
  4. 1458 Friday: The reign of the 209th Roman Catholic Pope Callixtus III ends today.  Three years and 120 days earlier- on April 08, 1455- he became the shepherd of ALL Christendom.
  5. 1623 Sunday: The reign of the 235th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VIII begins on this date.  He would shepherd his global flock from today until July 29, 1644.
  6. 1787 Monday: At Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Constitutional Convention opens for debate and the drafting of the Founding documents.
  7. 1792 Monday: The 7th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Johnson assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Federalist, President George Washington nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice John Rutledge.  He served from today until his retirement from the court on January 16, 1793.
  8. 1806 Wednesday: Upon the abdication of Emperor Francis II, the Holy Roman Empire ceased to exist.
  9. 1809 Sunday: One of the leading literary figures of the Victorian era, poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson, was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England, on this date.
  10. 1813 Friday: During the Venezuelan War of Independence, forces led by Simon Bolivar recaptured Caracas.
  11. 1815 Sunday: A U.S.-led naval flotilla ends piracy along the North African coast by attacking Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli.
  12. 1825 Saturday: Upper Peru became the autonomous state of Bolivia.
  13. 1854 Sunday: The U.S. Congress passes the Confiscation Act.
  14. 1862 Wednesday: The crew of the Confederate ironclad CSS Arkansas scuttled her on the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to prevent its capture by Union forces.
  15. 1870 Saturday: Southern Democrats in Tennessee suppress the black vote and capture the state legislature in the elections.
  16. 1879 Wednesday: The first Australian rules night football game occurred on this date.  It took place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground with the intention of promoting electricity coming to the city. 
  17. 1890 Wednesday: Pitcher Cyril “Cy” Young achieved his first Major League Baseball victory.  Over the course of his career, the pitcher would accumulate 511 victories. 
  18. 1896 Thursday: France annexes the island of Madagascar off the eastern African coastline.
  19. 1911 Sunday: Actress-comedian Lucille Ball was born in Jamestown, NY, on this date.
  20. 1914 Thursday: Serbia declares war against Germany in the opening days of World War I. French cavalry enter Belgium while Austro-Hungary declares war on both Serbia and Russia. 
  21. 1918 Tuesday: During World War I, the Battle of the Marne ends.
  22. 1919 Wednesday: In Budapest, Romanian troops destroy the government of Bela Kun.
  23. 1926 Friday: Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim the English Channel, arriving in Kingsdown, England, from France in 14.5 hours.  Meanwhile, Warner Brothers premiered its Vitaphone system in New York City with the movie, “Don Juan,” starring John Barrymore.  
  24. 1930 Wednesday: Supreme Court Justice John Force Crater disappears in New York City.
  25. 1939 Sunday: Dinah Shore commenced her own show on the NBC Blue radio network.
  26. 1940 Tuesday: The Soviet Union annexes Estonia on this date.  
  27. 1942 Thursday: Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands became the first reigning queen to address a joint session of Congress, telling lawmakers that despite Nazi occupation, her people’s motto remained, “No surrender.”
  28. 1945 Monday: During World War II, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, resulting in an estimated 140,000 deaths.  The American B-29 bomber known as the “Enola Gay” let loose the atomic bomb, codenamed “Little Boy” above the center of Hiroshima with a devastating effect.
  29. 1952 Wednesday: Satchel Paige, at age 46, became the oldest pitcher to complete a major league baseball game.  Elsewhere, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, future guitarist with the glam rock band KISS[i]—Vinnie Vincent (guitars and vocals 1982-1984) –is born on this date.
  30. 1956 Monday: The DuMont television network went off the air after a decade of operations.
  31. 1960 Saturday: Nationalization of U.S. and foreign-owned properties in the communist country of Cuba commenced on this date.
  32. 1961 Sunday: Soviet Cosmonaut Gherman Titov became the second man to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard Vostok 2.
  33. 1962 Monday: After 300 years of British rule, Jamaica becomes an independent nation.
  34. 1965 Friday: President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, which guarantees voting rights for all Black people and other minorities.
  35. 1966 Saturday: At the 1:40 minute mark in the third round of their scheduled 15-round heavyweight title fight, Cassius Clay scores a knockout of Brian London to retain the WBC, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight titles.  With the win, Clay’s record would go to 25-0 while the “British Bulldog’s” pro record would go to 35-14.
  36. 1969 Wednesday: Willie Stargell of the Pittsburgh Pirates hit the first fair ball completely out of Dodger Stadium with the ball traveling 506 feet from home plate.  What a shot.
  37. 1973 Monday: While living in exile in Spain, the former leader of Cuba prior to the communist takeover of the nation, Fulgencio Batista, died at age 72.  Elsewhere, in North Carolina, singer-songwriter-musician Stevie Wonder[ii] suffered serious injuries in a car crash.
  38. 1978 Sunday: Pope St. Paul VI died at Castel Gandolfo at age 80.  The 262nd Roman Catholic pontiff, St. Paul VI served from June 21, 1963, until his death today.
  39. 1979 Monday: The 65th U.S. Treasury Secretary G. William Miller assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from today until January 20, 1981.  
  40. 1981 Thursday: Upon having his scorecard signed by Tom Weiskopf instead of himself, PGA Championship officials in Duluth, Georgia, disqualified Lee Trevino from the tournament.  Meanwhile, firefighters in Indianapolis answered a false alarm on this date but when they returned to their firehouse, it was ablaze due to an unattended grease fire.
  41. 1986 Wednesday: William J. Schroeder died in Kentucky after living 620 days with the Jarvik 7 artificial heart.  Elsewhere, Timothy Dalton became the fourth actor to portray British secret agent, James Bond.
  42. 1989 Sunday: Upon his inauguration, Jaime Paz Zamora became president of Bolivia.
  43. 1990 Monday: The UN Security Council votes 13-0 to impose economic sanctions on Saddam Hussein’s Iraq over its invasion of neighboring Kuwait.
  44. 1991 Tuesday: The World Wide Web made its public debut as a means of accessing webpages over the Internet.  Elsewhere, TV reporter Harry Reasoner died in Norwalk, Conn., at age 68.
  45. 1993 Friday: The U.S. Senate confirmed Louis Freeh to be the next director of the FBI. 
  46. 1996 Tuesday: NASA announced the discovery of evidence of primitive life on Mars.  The evidence came in the form of a meteorite that scientists uncovered in Antarctica.  They believe it to have come from the red planet and that it contained fossilized bacteria.  
  47. 1997 Wednesday: Apple Computer and Microsoft agreed to share technology in a deal giving Microsoft a stake in Apple’s survival.  Meanwhile, Korean Air Flight 801 crashed into a hillside a short distance from Guam International Airport, killing 228 of the 254 people aboard the Boeing 747.
  48. 1998 Thursday: Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky spent 8.5 hours testifying before a grand jury about her sexual relationship with President Bill Clinton.  The president has been schlepping her in the anteroom of the Oval Office for quite a while as well as engaging in blowjobs, which he claimed were ‘not sex.’
  49. 2004 Friday: Rick James[iii], rock-and-roll star— “Super Freak”—dies at age 54.   
  50. 2009 Thursday: A crowd of 50,000 people gathers at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan, to celebrate a memorial service for those lost in 1945 in the atomic bomb blast.
  51. 2010 Friday: Due to the worst drought in Russian history, Vladimir Putin temporarily bans the export of wheat and flour to the world market.
  52. 2011 Saturday: During the war in Afghanistan, 20 Navy SEALS and at least seventeen others die when the Taliban manages to shoot down a NATO Chinook helicopter carrying them on a rescue mission.
  53. 2012 Monday: The Curiosity Rover controlled by NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory lands safely on Mars.  The spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on November 26, 2011.
  54. 2013 Tuesday: Texas lawmaker and Democrat hack, Wendy Davis, fresh off an 11-hour filibuster in the state house in Texas announces she will run for governor of the Lone Star State—she LOST BIG.  Meanwhile, POS jihadist U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan went on trial at Fort Hood, TX, charged with slaying thirteen people and wounding 32 others in a 2009 attack.  Hasan, who sought to become a citizen of the Islamic State, admitted conducting the attack which led to his conviction and eventual sentence of death.
  55. 2014 Wednesday: President Barack Obama announces he will allow the Pentagon to launch a limited number of airstrikes across Iraq hopefully to stall the move of ISIS.
  56. 2015 Thursday: While marking the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on his city, Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui calls for a global ban of nuclear weapons. 
  57. 2016 Saturday: Lawrence Welk clarinetist Pete Fountain dies at age 86. 
  58. 2017 Sunday: The United Nations approves the sanctions imposed on North Korea.  Will they accomplish anything?  In our view, most likely not.  Meanwhile, Iran lobbies the European Union’s bigwigs for help on the crumbling nuclear deal signed by President Barack Hussein Obama and allied European nations.
  59. 2018 Monday: South Sudanese leader President Salva Kiir signs a peace accord with rebel leader Riek Machar in Sudan in the hope that the peace pact will end a lengthy, five-year attempt by rebels to overthrow the government of the relatively new nation.
  60. 2019 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump condemned the recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, as ‘barbaric.’  Meanwhile, the U.S. Treasury designates the People’s Republic of China as a currency manipulator.
  61. 2020 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 18,752,917 confirmed cases, +173,302, 706,342, confirmed deaths, +5,064, and 11,302,021 confirmed recoveries, +128,751.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 4,947,657 confirmed cases, +57,349, 161,272 confirmed deaths, +1,242, and 2,432,129 confirmed recoveries, +25,955. 
  62. 2020 Thursday A: COVID-19 Statistics 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: 529,980 confirmed cases, 9,869 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 2,763 confirmed cases, twenty-seven confirmed deaths, and 1,402 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 60,084 confirmed cases, 1,624 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2020 Thursday B: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,386.98, UP 185.46 points (+0.68%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,108.87, UP 109.67 points (+1.00%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,349.16, UP 21.39 points (+0.64%).  Price of GOLD: $2,075.20 per troy oz., +5.80 (+0.28%). Here is the price of SILVER: $29.01 per troy oz., +0.061 (+2.15%).  Price of PLATINUM: $1,025.60 per troy oz., +11.70 (+1.15%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.91 per #, +0.003 (+0.10%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.97, +0.02 (+0.05%).  Today, one dollar U.S. = 6.95 PRC yuan.
  64. 2020 Thursday C: New York Attorney-General Letitia James announces charges against the National Rifle Association, its bigwigs, and others charging them with skimming at least $64 million off the NRA bank rolls in three years so they could live large and enjoy life.  Meanwhile, President Donald Trump urges the NRA to abandon New York State and relocate to Texas where conditions are much more favorable to 2nd Amendment rights and corporations. 
  65. 2020 Thursday D: Regarding the MASSIVE EXPLOSION that brought down a good part of Beirut, Lebanon, port authorities find themselves under lockdown while the government of the nation continues seeking answers as to what occurred there.  The government is trying to explain where there were 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate stored long-term in the port.  Many people believe the Russians and Iranians have something to do with this disaster because ammonium nitrate frequently plays a role in the creation of humongous clandestine bombs.  We expect the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Syrians, and local jihadist groups Hamas and Hezbollah were planning something BIG against Israel.  We await further developments.
  66. 2020 Thursday E: President Trump continues battling for more debates between himself and “Pro-China Joe” Biden because the first debate will NOT occur until after early voting begins.  Meanwhile, the former VP in an interview said the ‘Latino community is extremely diverse while the black community isn’t’ in so many words.  Look, everyone knows that “Groping Joe” Biden has lost it and also is extremely racist, yet the polls continue showing that he is going to blow Donald Trump OUT.  Whoa.
  67. 2021 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 202,403,163 confirmed cases, +764,229, 4,290,441 confirmed deaths, +11,096 and 181,904,215 confirmed recoveries, +487,073.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,447,123 confirmed cases, UP 149,036 from yesterday’s reporting, 632,641 confirmed deaths, UP 781, [iv] and 29,834,472 confirmed recoveries, UP 19,684.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [v]  
  68. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 314,199 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 89,879 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  69. 2021 Friday 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: 4,032,023 confirmed cases, 64,733 confirmed deaths, and 2,117,424 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,746,914 confirmed cases, 39,602 confirmed deaths, and 2,301,197 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 45,245 confirmed cases, 540 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 490,196 confirmed cases, 6,210 confirmed deaths, and 231,605 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Louisiana: they have 573,903 confirmed cases, 11,210 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION OF confirmed recoveries. [vi]    
  70. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 893,105 confirmed cases, 6,516 confirmed deaths, and 858,260 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Eritrea, 171st country on the list: 6,576 cases of the virus, thirty-five confirmed deaths and 6,487 confirmed recoveries. [vii]     
  71. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,208.51, UP 144.26 points (+0.41%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,835.76, DOWN 59.35 points (-0.40%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,436.52, UP +7.42 points (+0.17%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $67.83 per barrel, -0.45 (-0.66%).  The price of GOLD is $1,763.50 per troy oz., +0.40 (+0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $24.33 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $974.50 per troy oz, +2.30 (+0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, -0.01 (-0.28%). [viii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,627.34 per troy oz, -21.72 (-0.82%). [ix] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,581.50 per USD/T, -7.75 (-0.30%). [x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.02.     In Macanese Pataca, one greenback equals 8.01 and in Macedonian Denar, a buck equal 52.24 and in Malagasy Ariary, one dollar equals 3,812.76 of theirs. [xi]        
  72. 2021 Friday 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 $4.388 per gallon, $3.028 in Florida, $4.095 in Hawaii, and $3.869 in Washington state. [xii]    Let’s look at one other location- Minnesota: $3.032.  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- Laos: $4.972 per U.S. Gallon.[xiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,611,223,182,940 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xiv]  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 ALL OTHERS, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Japan with $1,251 trillion 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.
  73. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Our esteemed ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been on the job now for 136 days.  What’s more, it’s her 42nd day since her one and only visit to the southern border.  Wow.  Anyone else this derelict in his or her duty would have received their pink slip long ago.  
  74. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– On Newsmax, Sean Spicer of Spicer & Co., shared an incredible stat of EIGHT states with LESSER populations that the numbers of illegal aliens who swarmed into the United States this year.  Rhode Island: 1,097,379.  Wyoming: 576,851.  North Dakota: 779,094.  Montana: 1,084,225.  Vermont: 643,077.  South Dakota: 886,667, Delaware: 989,943.  Alaska: 733,391.  What a statistic.  Meanwhile, healthcare services in Houston, Texas, are at the breaking point what with the thousands of sick illegal aliens flooding into the city.  What the hell is going on?
  75. 2021 Friday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart in Washington, D.C.  Next, U.S. Central Command says that yes, indeed, it does appear that the Iranians attacked an Israeli tanker in the Gulf of Oman, something the lying Iranian scum continue saying ‘we did not do.’  Speaking of the Iranians, former ambassador to the United Nations from Israel Danny Danon says the U.S. should not negotiate anything with ‘the Butcher of Tehran,’ the new Iranian president, Ebrahim Raisi.  Finally, two Myanmar men were arrested in the U.S. for plotting to carry out an attack on their ambassador to the U.N.
  76. 2021 Friday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– New York City mayoral candidate the famous Curtis Sliwa, Republican, stands against the vaccine passports demanded by outgoing New York Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio, Democratic-Socialist.  Good for you.  Elsewhere, ‘rogue elements’ within the Centers for Disease Control report that 30,000 fully vaccinated people are coming down with the Xi Jinping Bat Flu weekly.  Meanwhile, as Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci continues changing stories by the day, Rep. Mark Green, R-TN 7th CD, says ‘it’s wrong for the CDC to use OLD DATA to try to control things NOW.’
  77. 2021 Friday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– A growing coalition of college and university students are urging the courts to stop the imposition of Chi-Vi vaccine mandates before students can return to classes in the fall.  Speaking of students, Joe Biden commits another unconstitutional act by extending the ban on student loan debt repayment until January 2022.  Who is paying the debt or worse, will lenders expect the missed payments when January arrives?  Elsewhere, as various state and local governments consider stuffing vaccine mandates onto everyone they can, we learn today that 72-percent of black Americans have not yet sought out vaccinations.  (Note- Chef Bea says that she won’t get the jab because every time white liberals tell blacks to do something for their own good, it never is).
  78. 2021 Friday K: Voting Integrity-Fraudulent and Stolen Election News–     Mike Lindell of My Pillow® fame gave a massive speech in Dallas, Texas, tonight in which, he began laying out the case for overturning the fraudulent 2020 Presidential Election and several of the Senate races, i.e., Georgia, Arizona, and Michigan- that went to Democrats ONLY because they stole them.
  79. 2021 Friday L: 2020 Election Audit– Wisconsin expects to issue subpoenas to two counties in the state to hand a variety of 2020 Election information and equipment as that state’s audit commences.  Meanwhile, a new Quinnipiac poll says that 47-percent of Americans are concerned about voter fraud while 46-percent fear voter suppression.  Apparently, the other seven percent have no thoughts on the matter.
  80. 2021 Friday M: Joe Biden Regime News I– U.S. dictator ‘Drooling Joe’ Biden unveiled ‘his’ target for 50-percent electric vehicle use in the country by 2030 today.  Big whoop.  Next, ‘Dictator Joe’ Biden is reportedly considering withholding federal funding from states, cities, colleges and universities, and anything else sucking away at the federal government’s sagging teats to force the numbers of vaccinations jabbed into arms to go UP.  (Note- how soon before the Biden regime demands everyone on Social Security, on welfare, and on other government assistance must get vaccinated or lose their monthly aid?  You know it MUST be in the works).  
  81. 2021 Friday N: Political News I– Stephen Miller told Tucker Carlson on his Fox News Channel program this evening that ‘for the first time in U.S. history, we have a government that is truly disdainful of the American people.’  He said this in a conversation as to WHY the Biden regime loves ILLEGAL ALIENS more than it cares for its own citizens.   Wow.   Elsewhere, gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder says that ‘Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom and Andrew “Killer” Cuomo of New York have much alike- both will soon be out of office.’  Mr. Elder is seeking to replace “Nazi” Newsom while New Yorkers are demanding the ‘Love Gov’ resign now.
  82. 2021 Friday O: Political News II– We learn today from author Julie Kelly of American Greatness that the 550 people held without bail in the D.C. hoosegow for their roles in the FALSE FLAG OPERATION conducted via Communist China-Democratic Party-RINO collusion on January 6, 2021, they will remain in jail- sans bail as we mentioned- until sometime next year when the SHOW TRIALS will begin.  The Democrats seek to use these unfortunate political prisoners, people regularly abused by the jail staff, so as to gin up anger at Republicans ahead of the 2022 Mid-Terms.  Not only is this incredibly abusive, but it’s also equally un-American and the authoritarian regime must free these people on bond as they did Antifa and Black Lives Matter criminals.  Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, says that House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi[xv] and the Dems ‘let down’ Capitol Hill law enforcement on that day by allowing what happened to happen.
  83. 2021 Friday P: Political News III– In a major slap to the face of regime dictator Joe Biden, 9-11 families have said they don’t want him anywhere near the upcoming memorial events.  Ouch.  In other political news, Rep. Carlos A. Giménez, R-FL 26th CD, blasted the Biden regime by saying the ‘White House pick for ambassador to communist Cuba demonstrates the regime errs when it comes to Cuba.’  Next, Rep. Cori “The Bitch” Bush, DS-MO 1st CD, says ‘it’s no one’s business that she spent more than $200,000 on private security as she screeches about DEFUNDING THE POLICE.’  Hence, you know why we have bestowed the nickname on her that we have. [xvi]  Finally, the Department of Justice is urging a federal judge to keep the unconstitutional moratorium on evictions in place.  We say, “FIGHT IT!”
  84. 2021 Friday Q: U.S. Senate News I– Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer is calling for the august body to reconvene on Saturday so they can stuff the ‘infrastructure bill’ through and onto ‘Dictator Joe’s’ desk.  Speaking of the aforementioned ‘bill,’[xvii] a new study by the University of Pennsylvania says that the ‘infrastructure bill’ will NOT drive-up U.S. GDP no matter how much the liberals claim it will.
  85. 2021 Friday R: Miscellaneous News I– The gun that killed “Billy the Kid”- a Colt single-action revolver with a 7.5-inch barrel is going on the auction block and what’s more, auctioneers expect the antique firearm to pull in $2 million or more which would make it the most expensive antique firearm in history.  Sheriff Pat Garrett shot and killed William H. Bonney, aka “Billy the Kid,” 140 years ago.
  86. 2021 Friday S: Business News– Inflation is afflicting ALL Americans.  Sean Spicer of Spicer & Co. on Newsmax shared alarming statistics regarding the increasing costs of the Biden/Democratic Party’s unparalleled spending.  First, milk has gone up 5.6-percent.  Next, car rentals have shot up a whopping 87.7-percent.  Used cars have gone up 45.2-percent.  Gasoline has gone up by 45.1-percent.  Laundry machines- washers and dryers- have gone up 29.4-percent.  Airfare has increased by 24.6-percent while hotel rooms have gone up 16.9-percent.  Furniture prices have increased by 8.6-percent, bacon by 8.4-percent, TVs by 7.6-percent, fresh fruit 7.3-percent, shoes 6.5-percent, and fresh fish by 6.4-percent.  Inflation is a tax on everyone, but it singles out the poor the most.  They already struggle to survive in this life and when everything they buy goes up and up, they are lost.  Thank you, Joe Biden, thank you, Democrats.
  87. 2021 Friday T: Economic News– The Biden regime is CELEBRATING the jobs figures for July: 943,000 NEW JOBS and what’s more, unemployment has fallen to 5.4-percent.  But wait- there’s more and it’s not that stupendous.  Observe: of the 943,000 new jobs, 240,000 were GOVERNMENT JOBS which means the Deep State continues to grow.  Moreover, 380,000 jobs in the hospitality industry underwent creation even though employers are having a hell of a time locating people to fill more of these jobs.  Add to that the fact that when Republicans are in the White House, Democrats dismiss these jobs as ‘hamburger-flipper jobs,’ and other derogatory names.  Even more important, ONLY 27,000 manufacturing jobs were created, and retail jobs fell by 5,500 jobs which also is not good.  Continue blowing your horn, Biden regime, but you have done NOTHING.  
  88. 2021 Friday U: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– Things continue looking bad for Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov, DS-NY, as additional voices continue their demands for him to step down.  Heck, one of his accusers has now filed a criminal complaint against the ogre.  At a fundraiser in New York, President Donald J. Trump said things are looking bad for the serial sexual harasser.  (Note- NYC mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa says the ‘taxpayers will have to cover hypocrite Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s legal bills.’  That does indeed suck).  Next, the family of slain Capitol Hill protester Ashli Babbitt is filing a $10 million wrongful death suit against the Capitol Hill officer who shot her dead as she was going through a window.
  89. 2021 Friday V: Religion News– Rabbi Yaakov Menken on One America News today said that ‘being anti-Israel is a cover for being anti-Semitic.’  (Rabbi Menken is managing director for the Coalition of Jewish Values).
  90. 2021 Friday W: Florida State News– After Joe Biden attempted to slam “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis yesterday by saying when asked about the Floridian governor, ‘governor who?’, Governor DeSantis said this morning, “I wonder what else he has forgotten?”  Meaning, everything because the dictator is frigging senile.  Meanwhile, many Florida school districts are saying they are going to defy the governor’s orders on NO MASKS in school.
  91. 2021 Friday X: Texas State News– Even though Washington, D.C., is growing tired of the fugitive Texas Democrats and would like them to take their ‘super-spreader selves’ back home, the Lone Star scum expect to remain in the District of Columbia while the 2nd Special Session of the state legislature is in effect.  (Republicans, we hope you take note of this behavior and begin employing it yourselves).
  92. 2021 Friday Y: Sports News I– The International Olympic Committee has stripped two Belarussian coaches of their accreditation and Japan has sent them home.  Meanwhile, due to all the WOKE BS going on, NBC’s ratings for its Olympics coverage are in the crapper and heading down the drain.  Go figure.
  93. 2021 Friday Z: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Pediatricians across the United States are upbraiding the American Medical Association’s effort to remove gender from birth certificates.  One of the stupidest things we have ever heard.  We hope the pediatricians win.
  94. 2021 Friday AA: South Dakota State News– With Governor Kristi Noem’s blessings, the 81st Sturgis Motorcycle Rally kicks off for its annual 10-day event.
  95. 2021 Friday BB: Arizona State News– Copper State lawmaker Senator Tony Navarrete underwent arrest in connection with a 2019 child sex crime.  So far, the state senator has given no comment.
  96. 2021 Friday CC: Big Tech News– Twitter suspends a podcaster for saying that the tranny weightlifter from New Zealand is a ‘man’ which he is.  What a load of crap.
  97. 2021 Friday DD: Federal and State Court News– A judge refuses to block the construction of the obscene Barack Hussein Obama ‘presidential library and compound’ in Chicago.
  98. 2021 Friday EE: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1683 what with a $208 million jackpot on the line: 09, 18, 40, 46, 69, and Mega 09.  Out of 80,316 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winners were three people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $6,621 apiece.
  99. 2022 Saturday:  Alas, the Chi-Coms are firing missiles over the island nation of Taiwan.  At least they were this past Thursday.  It’s also amazing how our numbers went straight down after we shared how the Taiwanese could destroy the Chi-Com invasion fleet- when- or more likely- IF it ever comes.  It would be amazing what a killer drone swarm could accomplish, half a million killer drones laden with explosives crashing into the bridge of the Chi-Com fleet, onto the funnels taking out whatever protections there might be while the secondary swarm goes down the stacks into the interior of the ship setting off a chain of explosions sending the ships to the bottom of the Taiwan Strait.  Drones can disable deck guns, jet engines, take out landing craft while submersible drones hammer the bellies of other vessels including submarines.  Look, the Chi-Coms do not like anyone speaking negatively of them but we here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM do not do this for the numbers.  No, we do it because it’s a calling and also believe that Taiwan is the legitimate government in exile of the mainland, NOT the communist regime in Beijing.  Saying this, we know they will make attempts on our lives (as they seemingly have in the past with letters addressed to George Noory) but to the Chi-Coms, we say, “F**K YOU.”  Chef Hector “El Chilote” Santanamos De Soto.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0914 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Low Tide.”  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, giclees, 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.

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Brian Wilson’s next studio album- “That Lucky Old Sun”- came out on September 02, 2008 and featured the gifted composer-singer-songwriter-musician working once again with Van Dyke Parks and one of his solo bandmembers.  The album features music interspersed with poetry readings 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 hope to present the music of KISS sometime in the late 2020s.

[ii] One day, we will get around to the music of Stevie Wonder.  Great musician. 

[iii] One day, we will do the music of Rick James, too.

[iv] 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)

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

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

[vii] 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)

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

[ix] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xv] “Mumbles” Pelosi says she’s ‘confident’ that Democrats will maintain the majority in 2022.

[xvi] Even more fascinating is the fact that Business Insider reports that Senator Raphael Warnock, DS-GA, has spent a massive $350,000 from his campaign coffers on increased security, Senator Jon Ossoff, also a DS-from the Peach State has spent $162,107 on personal security, and strangely, Senator Mark Kelly, D(S)-AZ has spent $247,487 on personal security.  All of this money comes out of their campaign coffers.  Question is, why do these losers need increased security?  We haven’t heard of any threats on their lives.  

[xvii] Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill is little more than a trap.

217. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 05, 2022

2020 Wednesday D: New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio orders the establishment of “Checkpoint Charlies” at all major entryways into the crumbling city. He wants armies of contact tracers and public health employees to ensure that all visitors remain under quarantine for two weeks lest they pay massive fines and spend time in the emptied jails.

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217. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 05, 2022:

U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst; the Dave Clark Five featuring Rick Huxley, Foo Fighters featuring Pat Smear, the Guess Who featuring Greg Leskiw, “Nights in White Satin” by the Moody Blues, Steely Dan featuring Jeff Porcaro, Toni Morrison, Toto featuring David Hungate, and Twisted Sister featuring Eddie “Fingers” Ojeda:

  1. 1071 Saturday: Turks capture Byzantine Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes as Islam continues its spread into the Balkans and into Europe.  Like an evil, gut-devouring cancer, Islam would continue forcing its tentacles into Europe until the Christians said ‘enough’ and began pushing this hostile scum back to whence it came.
  2. 1391 Friday: The citizens of Barcelona and Toledo, Spain, massacre their Jewish inhabitants.
  3. 1772 Wednesday: The First Partition of Poland takes place as Austria, Prussia, and Russia divide the hapless kingdom into three parts.
  4. 1833 Monday: City Leaders incorporated the township of Chicago; the population was approximately 250 citizens.
  5. 1846 Wednesday: At the 49th Parallel, the United States and Great Britain divide the Oregon Territory.
  6. 1861 Monday: The United States Army abolishes flogging.  Meanwhile, enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years.  Meanwhile, the U.S. government levies its first income tax to help pay for the Civil War.  The tax was 3-percent of all incomes over $800 and in 1872; the government rescinded the wartime measure.
  7. 1864 Friday: During the Civil War, Union Admiral David G. Farragut led his fleet to victory in the Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama.
  8. 1884 Tuesday: The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal was laid on Bedloe’s Island in New York Harbor.  Note: some ignorant liberal schmucks such as CNN reporter Jim Acosta believe the statue sets immigration policy for the United States.  Are there no educational requirements for being a White House correspondent?  Obviously not.  The purpose of the statue is to present liberty to the rest of the world, Americans-style but does not mean that just anyone can cross our borders and sink into the background, draining our nation dry.
  9. 1891 Wednesday: American Express issues its first traveler’s checks.
  10. 1914 Wednesday: As World War I gets underway, Montenegro declares war on the Austro-Hungarian Empire.  Elsewhere, Cuba, Argentina, Mexico, and Uruguay proclaim neutrality in the war.  Finally, Cleveland, Ohio, installs traffic lights throughout the city.
  11. 1915 Thursday: As the Russians abandon Warsaw, the German army begins its occupation.
  12. 1921 Friday: Harold Arlin on KDKA Radio in Pittsburgh broadcast the first play-by-play baseball game on this date.  Elsewhere, the New York World published the first political cartoon to earn a Pulitzer Prize on this date: “On the Road to Moscow” by Rollin Kirby.
  13. 1923 Sunday: Henry Sullivan became the first American to swim across the English Channel.   Elsewhere, in Winslow, Arizona, future 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from June 12, 1972, to April 30, 1973.
  14. 1924 Tuesday: The comic strip, “Little Orphan Annie,” written by Harold Gray debuted in the New York City Daily News.
  15. 1933 Saturday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the National Labor Board, which was later replaced with the National Labor Relations Board.
  16. 1936 Wednesday: Jesse Owens of the United States won the 200-meter dash at the Berlin Olympics, collecting the third of his four gold medals.
  17. 1940 Monday: In Dartford, Kent, UK, future bassist with the Dave Clark Five[i]– Rick Huxley- is born. 
  18. 1943 Thursday: During World War II, Soviet forces retake the cities of Orel and Belgorod.
  19. 1944 Saturday: Polish insurgents liberated a German labor camp in Warsaw on this date, freeing 348 Jewish prisoners in the process.
  20. 1947 Tuesday: Future guitarist with the Guess Who[ii], 1970-1972—Greg Leskiw—is born in Winnipeg, Canada on this date.  Elsewhere- in Salemburg, North Carolina, future legendary session bassist Willie Weeks is born.  He would perform with countless groups over the decades, playing a vast collection of musical styles over the years whether with Dave Mason, Ronnie Wood, and numerous others.
  21. 1948 Thursday: In Troy, Missouri, future member of the rock band, Toto- David Hungate (bass/vocals 1977-1982 / 2014-2015)- is born.
  22. 1953 Wednesday: During the Korean Conflict, an exchange of prisoners between the two sides, labeled the “Operation Big Switch” occurred at Panmunjom on this date.
  23. 1955 Friday: In New York City, N.Y., future member of the rock band, Twisted Sister- Eddie “Fingers” Ojeda (guitars, bass, drums, and vocals)- is born on this date.
  24. 1957 Monday: The teenage dance show “American Bandstand,” hosted by Dick Clark, made its network debut on ABC-TV.
  25. 1959 Wednesday: In Los Angeles, California, future guitarist with the band, Foo Fighters- Pat Smear- is born. 
  26. 1960 Friday: For the first time, two major league baseball clubs traded managers.  Detroit traded Jimmy Dykes for Cleveland’s Joe Gordon.
  27. 1962 Sunday: Actress Marilyn Monroe, 36, was found dead in her Los Angeles home; her death was ruled a probable suicide from acute barbiturate poisoning.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, South African authorities arrest anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela; it was the beginning of 27 years of imprisonment.
  28. 1963 Monday: The United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union signed a treaty in Moscow banning nuclear tests in the atmosphere, in space, and underwater.
  29. 1964 Wednesday: U.S. aircraft bombed the crap out of North Vietnam after their gunboats attacked U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin.  However, U.S. Navy pilot Everett Alvarez Jr. became the first American flier shot down by the North Vietnamese; they held him prisoner until February 1973.
  30. 1966 Friday: During a civil rights march in Chicago, Illinois, the outraged citizens stone Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and his followers.  Meanwhile, in New York City, groundbreaking for the original World Trade Center commences.
  31. 1967 Saturday: The U.S. space probe Mariner 7 flew by Mars, sending back photographs and scientific data.
  32. 1969 Tuesday: The U.S. Space Probe Mariner 7 flew by Mars, sending back photographs and scientific data.
  33. 1972 Saturday: Ugandan thug President General Idi Amin expels 80,000 Asians from his country.  Meanwhile, the Moody Blues[iii] release the song, “Nights in White Satin.”
  34. 1974 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon admits he withheld valuable information regarding the break-in at the Watergate Hotel from the Congressional committee considering these violations.  The White House released transcripts of subpoenaed tape recordings showing that President Nixon and his chief of staff, H.R. Haldeman, had discussed a plan in June 1972 to use the CIA to thwart the FBI’s Watergate investigation; revelation of the tap[e sparked Nixon’s inevitable resignation from office.
  35. 1981 Wednesday: The federal government began firing air traffic controllers who had gone out on strike and when ordered to return, failed to show up.  
  36. 1986 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate votes in favor of SDI, the “Star Wars” initiative.
  37. 1989 Saturday: In Honduras, five Central American presidents began meeting to discuss the timetable for the dismantling of the Nicaraguan Contra bases.
  38. 1991 Monday: Iraq admitted to misleading U.N. inspectors about secret biological weapons.  Meanwhile, Democratic congressional leaders launched a formal investigation to find out if the Ronald Reagan-George H. W. Bush campaign somehow found a way to stall the release of American hostages held by the Iranians until AFTER the 1980 Presidential Election.  What a load of bullshit but this is how the Democrats conduct business in the modern era. 
  39. 1992 Wednesday: The four cops involved in the beating of Los Angeles motorist, Rodney King, find themselves indicted on the charge that they violated the man’s civil rights.  Meanwhile, famed session drummer Jeff Porcaro, who played with Steely Dan[iv] and Toto[v] among others died from a mishap at his home in West Hills, California, when he overused insecticide and caused himself to die along with the bugs; he was only 38.
  40. 1996 Monday: The Dallas Cowboys play the Kansas City Chiefs in Monterey, Mexico.  Why the NFL wastes its time playing games in cartel-ridden Mexico is beyond any of us.
  41. 1997 Tuesday: Ramzi Yousef goes on trial in New York City on charges that he masterminded the World Trade Center bombing.
  42. 2002 Monday: The United States closed its consulate in Karachi, Pakistan.  The American government did this after Pakistani authorities removed large concrete blocks from in front of the building and allowed the resumption of normal traffic on the road directly in front of the facility.  In doing this, the Pakistanis attempted to make a point that in case of terrorist attack, the U.S. was on its own.  Screw these bastards.  Elsewhere, the coral-encrusted gun turret of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor was raised from the floor of the Atlantic, nearly 140 years after the historic warship sank during a tremendous storm.
  43. 2008 Tuesday: The state of Texas executed Jose Medellin, a Mexican-born condemned killer, via lethal injection for his part in the gang rape and murder of two teenage girls, Elizabeth Pena, and Jennifer Ertman, in 1993.  Liberals claim that illegal aliens do not commit crime, yet this POS murdered two American girls after participating in a heinous gang rape with some of his banger buddies.  #Buildthewallanddeportthemall!
  44. 2010 Thursday: Somali pirates seize a Syrian freighter with 24 crewmembers in the Gulf of Aden.
  45. 2011 Friday: NASA announced that its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter had captured photographic evidence of possible liquid water on Mars during warm seasons.  Elsewhere, Standard & Poor’s Financial Services lowered the United States’ AAA credit rating by one notch to AA-plus.
  46. 2013 Monday: Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos purchases “The Washington Post,” a privately-owned newspaper, which the ultra-leftist liberal socialist transforms into his personal mouthpiece for attacking his enemies.  In our view, NO billionaire entrepreneur should ever be able to purchase a media outlet to then use as his personal attack dog on his enemies.   Meanwhile, Samantha Power becomes the 28th U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
  47. 2014 Tuesday:  Over 1.2 billion security credentials have been stolen in a Russian-led hacking ring; data was stolen from over 420,000 websites, but the websites and victim names have not yet been disclosed.  Meanwhile, Russia counters sanctions by the U.S. and the European Union by banning all imports of dairy, fish, meat, fruit, and vegetables; Russia prohibited Ukrainian flights from its air space, as well.   Finally, in a move that shocked many, President Barack Hussein Obama signed the Iron Dome Bill providing $225 million so the Israelis could build their iron dome to deflect missiles coming from all directions.
  48. 2015 Wednesday: While investigating a Superfund site, the Environmental Protection Agency causes a major environmental disaster by releasing MILLIONS of gallons of heavy metal-tainted water into Colorado’s Animas River causing untold billions of dollars of damage.
  49. 2016 Friday: In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, the XXXI Summer Olympics Games opens at the Maracanã Stadium.  These are the first Olympic games held south of the Equator. 
  50. 2017 Saturday: The U.N. Security Council votes to impose additional sanctions on Kim Jong Un and North Korea for the communist thug continuing to fire off missiles and for making threats.  We need to nuke HIM.
  51. 2018 Sunday: On the island of Lombok in Indonesia, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake slams the region killing at least 460 and displacing another 350,000 people.  
  52. 2019 Monday: New Delhi, India, announces that due to security concerns with neighboring Pakistan, it’s going to revoke Article 370 that will strip Indian-controlled Kashmir’s status as a state and making it a union territory.  The Islamists in Pakistan have been trying to subvert Kashmir for many years with the Indians having to kick their butts from time-to-time in order to maintain law and order.  Meanwhile, due to increasing anti-government and anti-Beijing protests in Hong Kong, the local government does what it can to clamp down on the protests and cancels at least 200 flights in and out of the former British territory.   Elsewhere, Toni Morrison, first African American woman to win a Nobel Prize (2010) dies at age 88.  Finally, the European Union’s Copernicus Program- an Earth-observation satellite confirms (drum roll please!) that July 2019 was the hottest month on record.  Hmmm…
  53. 2020 Wednesday: Lebanese authorities inform the world that the BLAST that devastated their main port in Beirut occurred because of tons of ammonium nitrate stored on site for more than six years.  Ammonium nitrate is, of course, one of the main components of explosives so for now, it appears NOT to have been a ‘terrorist event’ although we sure as hell believe that it was.  At least 150 people died, more than 3,500 injured, scores of others are missing, and the nation is in turmoil.  The government put several of the port authorities for now under house arrest.  Folks, it was a terrorist mishap or a Mossad strike before Iranians could launch massive terrorist attacks against Israel.  This is what the AICPENDBLOG.COM believes.  We shall see.  Meanwhile, Democratic presidential nominee asks a black reporter when quizzed about doing ‘mental tests’ if he was tested for cocaine prior to going on the Yahoo news program.  Uh, okay, Joe, why you have to racialize everything?
  54. 2020 Wednesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 18,635,877 confirmed cases, UP by 190,090 cases, 702,903 confirmed deaths, UP by 11,163 deaths, and 11,206,326 confirmed recoveries, UP by 170,326 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,898,839 confirmed cases, UP by 48,725 new cases, 160,190 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,062 new deaths, and 2,411,277 confirmed recoveries, UP by 44,556 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).
  55. 2020 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics 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: 524,722 confirmed cases, 9,703 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 2,591 confirmed cases, 27 confirmed deaths, and 1,354 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 59,379 confirmed cases, 1,619 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Georgia: 201,713 confirmed number of cases, 3,984 confirmed number of deaths, but no mention of recoveries.  Still, Governor Brian Kemp seems to be doing an excellent job, better that flipping nitwit in New York, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo.  Congrats!
  56. 2020 Wednesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,201.52, UP 373.05 points (1.39%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,998.40, UP 57.23 points (0.52%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,327.77, UP 21.26 points (0.64%).  The price of GOLD is $2,053.30 per troy oz., +4.00 (+0.20%) while the price of SILVER is $27.12 per troy ounce, +0.225 (+0.84%).  The price of PLATINUM is $995.00 per troy oz, +5.90 (+0.60%) while the price of COPPER is $2.92 per pound, +0.0015 (+0.05%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $42.33 per barrel, +0.14 (+0.33%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.94 Chi-Com yuan.
  57. 2020 Wednesday D: New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio orders the establishment of “Checkpoint Charlies” at all major entryways into the crumbling city.  He wants armies of contact tracers and public health employees to ensure that all visitors remain under quarantine for two weeks lest they pay massive fines and spend time in the emptied jails.  Meanwhile, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo says he will buy drinks for all the wealthy people who have fled both the city and the state ‘if they’d just come back.’  NO one is going to return, governor, no one.  You reap what you sow, you worthless POS!
  58. 2021 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 201,638,934 confirmed cases, +698,877, 4,279,345 confirmed deaths, +10,269 and 181,417,142 confirmed recoveries, +465,517.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,298,087 confirmed cases, UP 117,288 from yesterday’s reporting, 631,860 confirmed deaths, UP 604, [vi] and 29,814,788 confirmed recoveries, UP 27,472.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  59. 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 313,418 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 90,660 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  60. 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: 4,017,658 confirmed cases, 64,693 confirmed deaths, and 2,114,004 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,724,131 confirmed cases, 39,403 confirmed deaths, and 2,300,097 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 44,617 confirmed cases, 538 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 488,401 confirmed cases, 6,201 confirmed deaths, and 231,493 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Colorado: they have 580,610 confirmed cases, 7,240 confirmed deaths, and 514,184 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  61. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 890,201 confirmed cases, 6,509 confirmed deaths, and 857,247 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Yemen, [ix] 170th country on the list: 7,104 cases of the virus, 1,383 confirmed deaths and 4,271 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  62. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,064.25, UP 271.58 points (+0.78%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,895.12, UP 114.58 points (+0.78%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,429.10, UP +26.44 points (+0.60%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.98 per barrel, -0.12 (-0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,803.60 per troy oz., -5.20 (-0.29%) while the price of SILVER is $25.15 per troy ounce, -0.15 (-0.58%).  The price of PLATINUM is $992.90 per troy oz, -12.70 (-1.26%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, 0.00 (-0.10%). [xi]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,646.69 per troy oz, -2.77 (-0.09%). [xii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,587.75 per USD/T, +19.50 (+0.76%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.95.     In Lesotho Loti, one greenback equals 14.52 and in Liberian Dollar, a buck equal 170.80 and in Libyan Dinar, one dollar equals 4.50 of theirs. [xiv]        
  63. 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 $4.387 per gallon, $3.029 in Florida, $4.096 in Hawaii, and $3.867 in Washington state. [xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Michigan: $3.308.  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- Bulgaria: $4.951 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,606,945,078,215 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvii]  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 Australia, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is All Others with $215 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.
  64. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Here’s the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ daily ticker: Border czar for 135 days and 41 days since her one and only visit to the southern border.  Next, One America News shared the latest figures on the illegal alien tidal wave overwhelming the country today.  Here we go: (1) Cost this day alone: $525,088,928.  Next, (2) here is the cost for caring for all these illegal aliens this year: $237,236,409,184.  Next, (3) Here is the estimate of the numbers of illegals who have poured across the U.S.-Mexico border just this year: 2,431,494.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens roaming the U.S.: 36,431,492.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day predicted as far back as 2009 when our original blogsite got underway that the numbers back then were between 35-50 million illegal aliens.  Now, we believe that number to be closer to 75-100 million.  A person cannot walk into a hardware store, go into a liquor store, dine at an outdoor restaurant without illegals running up and begging for food.  This must stop and it’s going to stop extremely soon…
  65. 2021 Thursday G: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– a new day, new crap: Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci is at it again- he says, ‘the U.S. is likely to face new COVID-19 variants (now, we’re talking about the Lambda variant, they mentioned it last Monday and then dropped it like a hot potato as it was too soon) unless community spread doesn’t come under control.’  Meanwhile, there is increased talk about Chi-Vi vaccine passports for increased workers and for one to go about normal life.  Some say it’s the “U.S. version of the Chi-Coms’ social media scores.”  Speaking of which, the U.S. Department of Defense says it’s going to mandate Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines for ALL active-duty personnel.  No flipping wonder that we have forty new ‘COVID-19 billionaires.’  Moderna (or maybe Pfizer) is recommending a THIRD SHOT to the two-shot regimen meaning we will have another 40 new COVID-19 billionaires by the end of the year bringing the number to between 80-100.  Question: how many members of Congress will become ‘COVID-19 billionaires?  Just saying).
  66. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Florida has now seen a major spike in pediatric COVID-19 cases just as school is going to start.  How convenient.  We believe it’s because all of the illegal aliens that are being redistributed across the United States but especially into RED locations.   Having mentioned the Lambda variant of COVID-19 in the previous posting, it would appear that the reason for its ‘return’ is that the Bidenistas have gotten as much mileage out of the Delta variant as they possibly can.  In other Chi-Com virus news, Rep. Michael McCaul, R-TX, 10th CD, told Newsmax that ‘COVID-19 was a sinister genetic manipulation by the communist Chinese.’  Elsewhere, CNN reports that ‘U.S. intel possesses genetic data with which to study the origins of the Wuhan Bat Flu.’  Excellent.
  67. 2021 Thursday I: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden- thinking he’s really hanging in with the in-crowd (like he did when he played that Latin music soundbite before a crowd of Latinos) trolled “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, in their ongoing war of words over COVID-19 said, “Governor Who?”  Look, Joe, you need to be careful because all Governor DeSantis had to do was to say that ‘at least, I won MY election unlike YOU whole stole yours.’  Of course, Joe being the feeble old fool that he is does not think past step one.   
  68. 2021 Thursday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime has approved a $750 million arms sale to Taiwan.  (Note: one year later, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi would just be concluding an overseas ‘visit’ to Taiwan that has the Chi-Coms all stirred up and preparing to go to war.  What the hell?)  
  69. 2021 Thursday K: Political News I– Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th CD, is going to visit the Iowa State Fair.  Meanwhile, Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, is pushing his “Love America Act” that will toss ‘Criminal (Critical) Race Theory’ onto the scrap heap of history by teaching America’s true history, its founding documents, and love for country instead of his left-wing crap the liberals are pushing.   Next, a new GOP-led House bill looks to restore America’s national forests and end overregulation of forest seeks management. 
  70. 2021 Thursday L: Political News II– To much Democrat horror, the state of Wisconsin has canceled 250,000 inactive or fraudulent voter registrations because election officials cannot find them- and Democrats are opposed to this.   Meanwhile, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, heard testimonies today on malicious Chi-Com influence across the United States.  Time to drive the Chi-Coms out of the country and back into their rat holes.   Next, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, told Newsmax that massive government spending is ‘bait and switch’ leading to higher inflation. 
  71. 2021 Thursday M: Political News III– Today, we learned that ‘Mr. Save-the-Planet,’ aka the ‘Climate Czar’ John F. Kerry and his family have embarked on sixteen private jet forays.  What about saving the planet, Mr. Climate Czar?  Oh, that’s right, you aren’t one of the ‘little people.’  Elsewhere, Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch says the recent spate of emails about the murder of Ashli Babbitt only raises more questions about WHY the concealed cop shot and killed her and WHO exactly he was.   Speaking of her death, as the FBI continues arresting more patriotic Americans for their participation in the January 6, 2021, protests, the ones the left have labeled as worse than Pearl Harbor, the War of 1812, and September 11, 2001, combined together, violent crime rates continue going up around the country.  WTF?
  72. 2021 Thursday N: Political News IV– As the Biden regime continues crushing everything in its path, ultrawealthy Americans are moving abroad and renouncing their U.S. citizenship.  Who can blame them?  We might be seeking asylum in Hungary soon.  Meanwhile, civil rights ‘leaders’ announce they are going to lead voting rights marches beginning on August 28.  Oh, whoopie.  Moving on, the Democrats are pushing for a vote on their ‘elections reform bill’ before they leave Washington, D.C., on August recess.   In other Democrat news, Act Blue the Democrat-funding site has dumped New York reprobate Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s funding page.  Sucks to be you, Andrew.  Finally, U.S. Senate candidate from Missouri, Mark McCloskey, says that Rep. Cori “The Bitch” Bush, DS-MO 1st CD, wants to turn St. Louis into a ‘criminals’ paradise.’
  73. 2021 Thursday O: Miscellaneous News I– Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates said he made ‘a mistake’ hanging with Jeffrey Epstein.  Elsewhere, 80-year-old Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts won’t be joining them on their upcoming U.S. tour after having had to undergo a medical procedure. 
  74. 2021 Thursday P: Business News– Property Owners and real estate companies are joining forces to fight back against the oppressive, Chi-Com-style takeover of rental properties via the bogus ‘evictions moratorium’ imposed by of all things, the Centers for Disease Control.  Even the courts have declared this to be crap and yet the Democrats act as though the people have no choice in the matter.  We are frigging Americans; we will not bow down to tyrants.
  75. 2021 Thursday Q: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– AFL-CIO leader Richard Trumka died at age 72.  Had this overweight leftist thug come to agreement with the ‘jobs president,’ President Donald J. Trump, it’s possible America would see full employment and all illegal aliens would be deported back to whence they came.  He could not leave his Democrat cronies behind and thus he sold his country out.
  76. 2021 Thursday R: Sports News I– President Donald J. Trump rips the U.S. women’s soccer team by saying ‘if you’re woke, you lose.’  Carl Lewis, Olympic great, ripped the men’s relay team as an ‘embarrassment.’
  77. 2021 Thursday S: We continue learning more about how U.S. banks many of whom have deep ties to the Chi-Coms are buying up entire housing tracts, neighborhoods, and other commercial properties and are going to transform them into rentals because rents are going up by 5.3-percent and are expected to go higher.  We first warned about the Chi-Coms becoming Americans’ de facto landlords through buying up as much U.S. property as possible via straw purchasers, i.e., the BIG BANKS, so they can rule our country via controlling everything average Americans need.  This is WAR.  Plain and simple, the time is NOW to nuke them and put Donald J. Trump back into the White House.
  78. 2022 Friday: This past Tuesday, numerous politicians who went against President Trump found themselves on the chopping block.  As long as the Democrats could squeeze propaganda points out of them, they were A-Okay whereas once they no longer had any value, out the door they went.  Look at the sackless putz, Rep. Peter Meijer, RINO-MI 3rd CD, he stuck it to Trump, thought he was BIG SHIT, but then, the Dems dump loads of money atop his pro-Trump opponent John Gibbs, believing him to be easier to defeat than their hired hack.  Ah, well, we suspect Gibbs will trounce the Democrat as will loads of other pro-Trump Republicans.  The two RINOs in Washington would have gone down were it not for that state’s crazy election system.  (Note- many of us plan to register as Democrats so as to inflate their numbers and then vote against them- from the inside.  Going to be great).

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0913 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Carpet of Verbenas.”  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, giclees, 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.

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The next album by the Beach Boys was a nifty repackaging of the band’s singles, A- and B- sides all in one convenient place: “The Original U.S. Singles: The Capitol Years 1962-1965” (June 10, 2008).  What you have here is golden: 66 of the best fun in the sun, beach bum, surfing, hotrod, and screeching motorbike tunes the likes of which have not been heard before or since.  We hope you will seek this album out and that you will add it to your growing collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-recommended music- we think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We look forward to doing the music of one of the great British invasion bands, the Dave Clark Five, at some point in the next 2-3 years.  Stick around for the day we do- you will be glad you did.

[ii] On Wednesday, 14-June-2017, we began presenting the music of the Guess Who and of its individual members- including Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, and Bravebelt.  The entire discography ran from the above date through Sunday, 01-October-2017.  We hope you will check them out.

[iii] We promoted the music of the Moody Blues and of the band’s members beginning on Monday, 23-October-2017 through Sunday, 11-February-2018.  We definitely hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iv] We look forward to doing the music of Steely Dan at some point within the next 10-15 years.  Please stay with us.

[v] When we do the music of Steely Dan, we most assuredly will do the music of Toto, too. 

[vi] 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)

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

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

[ix] The day before, Central African Republic was in the 168th place so today, we are jumping to the 170th as CAR is in the 169th.  Seems like countries at this level are all vying to outdo one another.  LOL

[x] 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)

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

[xii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

216. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 04, 2022

2022 Thursday: Hmmm, so-o-o, Joe ‘Slobbering’ Biden whacked Ayman Al-Zawahiri, the Number Two of al-Qaida, longtime confidant, physician, and amigo of dead terrorist Osama bin Laden. A somewhat coherent Biden stumbled to the microphones this past Monday and stuttered out his message of a ‘successful drone strike’ on an old terrorist no one has seen in about a decade- if not longer.

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216. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 04, 2022:

U.S. Coast Guard Birthday / Barack Hussein Obama Day (Illinois) / Primary Election Day in Tennessee

President Barack Hussein Obama; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Johnson; U.S. Agricultural Secretary Ezra Taft Benson; U.S. Interior Secretary Jacob D. Cox; U.S. Secretary of State Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen; U.S. Treasury Secretary W. Michael Blumenthal; Heavyweight boxing contender Gerry Cooney; Country Joe and the Fish featuring David Cohen, the Doors featuring Jim Morrison, Hawkwind featuring Jonathan Darbyshire (aka Mr. Dibs), the Jeff Beck Group featuring Max Middleton, Led Zeppelin featuring Robert Plant, Ricky Nelson, and Spirit featuring John Locke:

  1. 1347 Friday: English troops conquer Ft. Calais, at Calais, France.
  2. 1521 Thursday: In Rome, future 228th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VII is born Giovanni Battista Castagno.  He would become pontiff on September 15, 1590, and 12 days later, would end his reign.
  3. 1666 Wednesday: A hurricane hits the Caribbean islands of Martinique, Guadeloupe, and St. Christopher resulting in thousands of deaths.
  4. 1735 Thursday: A jury found John Peter Zenger of the York Weekly Journal not guilty of committing seditious libel against the colonial governor of New York, William Cosby.
  5. 1753 Saturday: George Washington becomes a master Mason.  
  6. 1760 Monday: At the Battle of Leibnitz, the Prussian army devastates both the Austrian and Russian armies.
  7. 1790 Wednesday: The U.S. Coast Guard had its beginnings as the Revenue Cutter Service.
  8. 1792 Saturday: English romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was born at Field Place near Horsham, England.
  9. 1817 Monday: In Millstone, N.J., future 29th U.S. Secretary of State Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen is born.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he would serve under President Chester A. Arthur from December 19, 1881, to March 06, 1885.
  10. 1821 Saturday: The Saturday Evening Post hits the newsstands for the first time as a weekly newspaper.
  11. 1830 Wednesday: On this date, the builders laid out the plans for the city of Chicago.
  12. 1834 Monday: In New York City, the 14th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Johnson, died on this date.  President Thomas Jefferson nominated Federalist Johnson to fill the seat of Associate Justice Alfred Moore, Federalist.  Johnson served from May 07, 1804, to August 04, 1834.
  13. 1862 Monday: The U.S. government collects its first income tax.
  14. 1892 Thursday: Andrew and Abbey Borden were axed to death in their home in Fall River, Massachusetts.  Lizzie Borden, Andrew’s daughter from a previous marriage was accused of the killings but was later acquitted at trial.
  15. 1899 Friday: In Whitney, Idaho, future 15th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Benson would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, to January 20, 1961.
  16. 1900 Saturday: The former 10th U.S. Interior Secretary Jacob D. Cox died at age 71.  A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 05, 1869, to October 31, 1870.
  17. 1903 Tuesday: The reign of the 257th Roman Catholic Pope St. Pius X begins on this date.  As the Vicar of Christ, Pius X would serve from today until August 20, 1914.  
  18. 1914 Tuesday: The United States declares neutrality during World War I.  Germany declares war on Belgium.  Meanwhile, Great Britain declares war on Germany during the opening days of World War I.
  19. 1916 Friday: The United States reached agreement with Denmark to purchase the Danish Virgin Islands for $25 million.
  20. 1922 Friday: AT&T and Bell Systems recognized the death of Alexander Graham Bell two days earlier by shutting down all its switchboards and switching stations.
  21. 1927 Thursday: The Peace Bridge between the United States and Canada opens.
  22. 1934 Saturday: Mel Ott became the first major league baseball player to score six runs in a single game.
  23. 1936 Tuesday: Jesse Owens of the U.S. won the second of his four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics as he prevailed in the long jump over German Luz Long, who was the first to congratulate him.
  24. 1942 Tuesday: David Bennett Cohen, the original keyboardist with the San Francisco rock band, Country Joe & the Fish[i], was born on this date in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  25. 1943 Wednesday: Russian army units reach the outskirts of Orel, which the Germans fired up the previous day.
  26. 1944 Friday: Fifteen-year-old diarist, Anne Frank, was arrested with her sister, parents, and four others by the Gestapo after hiding for two years inside a building in Amsterdam.  She died the following year at Bergen-Belsen.
  27. 1946 Sunday: Future famed keyboardist Max Middleton, who would play with the Jeff Beck Group[ii] among others, is born on this date in Amersham, U.K.  He would also perform with Hummingbird[iii] and Snowy White and the White Flames.  
  28. 1955 Thursday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorizes $46 million for the construction of the CIA headquarters.
  29. 1956 Saturday: In Manhattan, N.Y., future heavyweight boxing contender Gerry Cooney is born.  He would go on to fight some of the boxing world’s biggest names and in so doing would amass a record of 31 fights, 28 wins (24 by KO), and 3 losses.
  30. 1958 Monday: Billboard Magazine introduced its “Hot 100” chart, which were part popularity and a barometer of the movement of potential hits.  The first No. 1 song was “Poor Little Fool” by Ricky Nelson[iv]
  31. 1961 Friday: Future 44th President of the United States—Democrat Barack Obama—is born on this date, some say in Kenya.
  32. 1964 Tuesday: The bodies of missing civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney were found buried in an earthen dam in Mississippi.  Meanwhile, future multi-instrumentalist with the British space-rock band, Hawkwind[v], Jonathan Darbyshire aka “Mr. Dibs” is born in England on this date.  
  33. 1970 Tuesday: Jim Morrison of the Doors[vi] undergoes arrest for public intoxication.
  34. 1972 Friday: Arthur Bremer was convicted and sentenced in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, to 63 years in prison for his attempt on the life of Alabama Governor George C. Wallace; however, the sentence was later reduced to 53 years.  The authorities released the man from prison in 2007.
  35. 1975 Monday: While driving on the Greek island of Rhodes, Led Zeppelin[vii] vocalist, Robert Plant, suffers a near-fatal auto accident.  Elsewhere, the Swedish pop group ABBA [viii] began recording their hit single, “Dancing Queen” at Glen Studio outside Stockholm.  A year later, it hit radio stations around the world.
  36. 1977 Thursday: President Jimmy Carter signed a measure establishing the Department of Energy.
  37. 1979 Saturday: W. Michael Blumenthal- the 64th U.S. secretary of the Treasury- left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from January 23, 1977, until today.
  38. 1983 Thursday: New York Yankee outfielder Dave Winfield threw a baseball during warm-ups and accidentally killed a seagull.  After the game—wait for it! —Toronto police arrested the slugger for “causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.”  What the F**K is wrong with Canada?  It was a frigging accident!
  39. 1984 Saturday: In the Los Angeles Summer Olympics Games, American track and field athlete Carl Lewis won a gold medal.  Elsewhere, the nation of Upper Volta becomes the new nation of Burkina Faso in Africa, which is their national day.
  40. 1985 Sunday: Rod Carew got his 3,000th major league hit on this date.
  41. 1987 Tuesday: The Federal Communications Commission voted to abolish the Fairness Doctrine, which required radio and television stations to present balanced coverage of controversial issues.
  42. 1988 Thursday: The U.S. Congress votes to authorize $20,000 for each Japanese citizen interned during World War II.
  43. 1989 Friday: Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani offered to assist in ending the hostage crisis in Lebanon. 
  44. 1990 Saturday: The European community votes to boycott Iraq for invading Kuwait.
  45. 1991 Sunday: The Greek luxury liner Oceanos sank in heavy seas off South Africa’s southeast coast; all the passengers and crewmembers survived.
  46. 1993 Wednesday: A federal judge sentenced Los Angeles police officers Stacy Koon and Laurence Powell to 2.5 years in prison for violating Rodney King’s civil rights.
  47. 1994 Thursday: Yugoslavia withdrew its support for Bosnian Serbs.  It then sealed the border between its nation and Serb-held Bosnia.
  48. 1996 Sunday: Josia Thugwane won a gold medal after finishing first in the marathon.  He became the first black South African to win a gold medal in the Olympics.
  49. 1997 Monday: Jeanne Calment, at age 122, the world’s oldest person, died at a retirement home in Arles, France.
  50. 2004 Wednesday: Former teacher Mary kay Letourneau, convicted of having sex with a sixth-grade pupil, was released from a Washington state prison after 7.5 years behind bars.
  51. 2006 Friday: Rock keyboardist John Locke, original founding member of the L.A.-area rock band, Spirit, died of ill health.     
  52. 2007 Saturday: NASA launched its Phoenix spacecraft today and its mission was a space exploration of the planet Mars.  The Phoenix lander descended on Mars on May 25, 2008.
  53. 2008 Monday: Robert Novak- famed American journalist with a 45-year career- announces his retirement after the discovery of a brain tumor.  According to CBS News, he also played in a part in the CIA leak scandal that seems to be enveloping a variety of people.
  54. 2009 Tuesday: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il pardoned two American journalists whom the North Koreans had arrested earlier in the year for illegally crossing into their wonderful country.  He did this because former President Bill Clinton arrived on scene on behalf of the Obama administration to secure their release from their hellish captivity.
  55. 2010 Wednesday: Officials estimate that 28,000 people have died from Mexican drug violence since December 2006.  One might question as to WHY the United Nations has not requested troops from across the world to go into that godforsaken country and eliminate the narcoterrorists? 
  56. 2011 Thursday: With the United States falling deeper and deeper into debt, the Dow Jones Industrial Average falls by 4-percent as do other stock markets- to varying degrees- around the world.   Meanwhile, a federal judge rules that former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld can be sued by a U.S. veteran who claims that while he was serving in Iraq, he was imprisoned and tortured by his own people.
  57. 2012 Saturday: Great Britain has their greatest success in one day at the Olympics since 1908, winning six gold medals and a silver on Day 8 of the 2012 Summer Olympics.   Meanwhile, Pyongyang announces that the floods that have devastated parts of the country have claimed the lives of 169 of its citizens while another 400 are missing and presumed dead.
  58. 2013 Sunday: Britain, France, and Germany close their embassies in Yemen; Canada closes its embassy in Bangladesh; and the U.S. closes 28 embassies in the Middle East and North America due to intelligence of impending al-Qaida attacks.  Time to track this human garbage down and begin eliminating them in droves.
  59. 2014 Monday: Medical worker Nancy Writebol, the second of two Americans to contract the Ebola virus in Liberia, joins Dr. Kent Brantley at Emory University Hospital for treatment; both patients are receiving an experimental drug that scientists have not tested yet on humans.  Elsewhere, Israel and Hamas enter into a 72-hour ceasefire, one brokered by Egypt.  Of course the Hamas trash will violate it.
  60. 2015 Tuesday: Following the questionable death of Zimbabwe’s beloved Cecil the Lion, Delta Airlines announces it will NO longer transport animal trophies, something they once did if hunters attained the trophies legally.  Elsewhere, United Arab Emirates troops with tanks and artillery arrive in the Yemeni port city of Aden to take up the fight with their Saudi allies against the Iranian-backed Houthi scumbags. 
  61. 2016 Thursday: CBS News reports that candidate Donald Trump’s behavior on the campaign trail has been ‘so bizarre’ that many are left to wonder if he is a plant by the Hillary campaign or a secret agent in the employ of Russia.  What a load of bogus BS.  This supports the proven theory that the Deep State, the Democratic Party, and their Fake News allies are in cahoots not only to push haggard Hillary into the White House but to bamboozle the American people into believing their phony propaganda.  We shall see who wins in November.
  62. 2017 Friday: German supermarket Aldi pulls all shell eggs from the Netherlands from its shelves after the discovery of the chemical- fipronil- is found in them.  Pest control companies use fipronil to kill insects so WTF?  Elsewhere, in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York, former boy wonder pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli- a loser who jacked up the price of a generic drug to the point no one could afford it- undergoes conviction on three counts of securities fraud.
  63. 2018 Saturday: In what many believe to be a setup, Venezuelan thug President Nicolas Maduro survives an assassination attempt, carried out by a drone while the communist POS was at a military review.  The event was captured on live TV.  Even better, the former bus-driving thug Maduro blames the assassination attempt on Venezuelan exiles hiding in neighboring Colombia and on their handlers as well as the Venezuelan ‘mafia’ supposedly living in Florida.  Dude, STFU.
  64. 2019 Sunday: The Central Bank of China devalues its currency below the normal 7-1 ratio with the U.S. dollar for the first time in more than a decade, due in part to the trade tariffs President Donald J. Trump is using to force the communists to the bargaining table and trade talks.  Meanwhile, in what many believe to be a terrorist attack conducted by ISIS, a car bomb explodes in Cairo, Egypt, killing 20 and injuring another 47 people.  Scumbags.  Elsewhere, Connor Bettis- a POS with a gun- hits the bar district in Dayton, Ohio, and kills 9 people and wounds another 27 before law enforcement arrives on scene and shoots the punk dead.
  65. 2020 Tuesday: In Beirut, Lebanon, a tremendous blast felt as far as Cyprus, rips part of the port apart, killing between 75-100 people and injuring another 2,700-3,500.  Speculation abounds with the Lebanese claiming it was a storage site for firecrackers (yeah, right) but we suspect the site was warehousing Iranian munitions bound for Hamas to use against Israel so either the Mossad took care of the problem, or the mullah-loving Iranians and their Hamas allies are too flipping stupid to be around large caches of explosives.  Self-detonation (or so we suspect- morons!).  Wow.
  66. 2020 Tuesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 18,380,616 confirmed cases, UP by 241,178 cases, 691,740 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,167 deaths, and 10,973,850 confirmed recoveries, UP by 220,035 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,834,460 confirmed cases, UP by 56,909 new cases, 158,728 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,208 new deaths, and 2,357,033 confirmed recoveries, UP by 38,264 new recoveries.  We believe if the authorities would share the TRUE percentages of deaths per number of those with the disease- instead of making everyone who might have the Wuhan Flu in their system but did not cause their deaths- known, there would be LESS fear.
  67. 2020 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics 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: 519,427 confirmed cases, 9,501 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 2,448 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,315 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 58,715 confirmed cases, 1,600 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 417,589 confirmed number of cases, 35,719 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the honest numbers you fetid piece of sewer scum, especially of the senior citizens you have killed.  Shame on you.
  68. 2020 Tuesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,828.47, UP 164.07 points (+0.62%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,841.17, UP 38.37 points (+0.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,306.51, UP 11.90 points (+0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $2,040.70 per troy oz., +19.00 (+0.94%) while the price of SILVER is $26.22 per troy ounce, +0.187 (+0.72%).  The price of PLATINUM is $958.50 per troy oz, +3.30 (+0.35%) while the price of COPPER is $2.90 per pound, +0.0085 (+0.29%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.55 per barrel, -0.15 (-0.36%).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.97 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.85 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency.
  69. 2020 Tuesday D: Dr. Oxiris Barbot, New York City health commissioner, sent a letter to moron Mayor Bill Di Blasio, calling it quits over the tremendous mishandling of the COVID-19 Chinese Virus.  We must remember that Mayor Di Blasio and Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo colluded together to send patients infected with the Wuhan Flu into rest homes where vulnerable people died sans the presence of any loved ones present.  We can smell massive lawsuits against Di Blasio and Cuomo brewing on the horizon, like the police officers they wish to destroy, they should enjoy NO qualified immunity for their criminal mistakes.  Elsewhere, General Charles Brown took the oath of office in the White House which made him the new chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, the first black American to hold the post.  Congratulations! 
  70. 2020 Tuesday E: One teacher’s union after another around the country are making demands before they will return that range from soaking the wealthy, adopting the Green New Deal, abolishing the police, equipping every home with a computer and Internet access, and loads of other stupidity.  Friendly state education authorities are trying to shut down private schools, charter schools, you name it, they are doing whatever they can to close it.  President Trump: do what President Ronald Reagan did with the striking air traffic controllers- FIRE THEM and REPLACE THEM.  On August 05, 1981, he fired 11,359 of the scumbags.  Other Americans will take these jobs.
  71. 2021 Wednesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 200,907,364 confirmed cases, +660,570, 4,268,702 confirmed deaths, +9,788 and 180,887,601 confirmed recoveries, +375,059.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,159,774 confirmed cases, UP 101,353 from yesterday’s reporting, 631,256 confirmed deaths, UP 759, [ix] and 29,783,667 confirmed recoveries, UP 24,537.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  72. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 312,814 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 91,264 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  73. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,003,013 confirmed cases, 64,622 confirmed deaths, and 2,110,935 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,703,998 confirmed cases, 39,319 confirmed deaths, and 2,297,664 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 43,962 confirmed cases, 538 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 484,806 confirmed cases, 6,186 confirmed deaths, and 231,241 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Alabama: they have 592,417 confirmed cases, 11,542 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xi]  
  74. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 885,766 confirmed cases, 6,503 confirmed deaths, and 854,995 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Laos,[xii] 168th country on the list: 7,305 cases of the virus, 7 confirmed deaths and 3,804 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]     
  75. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,792.67, DOWN 323.73 points (-0.92%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,780.53, UP 19.24 points (+0.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,402.66, DOWN -20.49 points (-0.46%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.10 per barrel, -0.05 (-0.07%).  The price of GOLD is $1,814.50 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%) while the price of SILVER is $25.41 per troy ounce, -0.05 (-0.20%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,018.10 per troy oz, -3.10 (-0.30%) while the price of COPPER is $4.33 per pound, 0.00 (-0.01%). [xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,646.53 per troy oz, +1.70 (+0.06%). [xv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., +100.00 (+0.53%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per CNY/T, -10,000.00 (-1.27%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,563.50 per USD/T, -24.65 (-0.95%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.97. In Lao Kip, one greenback equals 9,550.00 and in Latvian Lats, a buck equal 0.604 and in Lebanese Pound, one dollar equals 1,505.50 of theirs. [xvii]        
  76. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.387 per gallon, $3.025 in Florida, $4.085 in Hawaii, and $3.865 in Washington state. [xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Maine: $3.128.  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- Cayman Islands: $4.929 per U.S. Gallon. [xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,602,871,192,916 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS. [xx]  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 Sweden, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Australia with $40 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 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Here’s the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ daily ticker: Border czar for 134 days and 40 days since her one and only visit to the southern border.  Next, One America News shared the latest figures on the illegal alien tidal wave overwhelming the country today.  Here we go: (1) Cost this day alone: $533,587,136.  Next, (2) here is the cost for caring for all these illegal aliens this year: $236,150,079,488.  Next, (3) Here is the estimate of the numbers of illegals who have poured across the U.S.-Mexico border just this year: 2,420,349.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens roaming the U.S.: 36,420,348.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day predicted as far back as 2009 when our original blogsite got underway that the numbers back then were between 35-50 million illegal aliens.  Now, we believe that number to be closer to 75-100 million.  A person cannot walk into a hardware store, go into a liquor store, dine at an outdoor restaurant without illegals running up and begging for food.  This must stop and it’s going to stop extremely soon…
  78. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– A federal judge blocks Governor Greg Abbott’s executive order prohibiting the transport of illegal aliens across the Lone Star State by anyone other than federal authorities.  The Texas Republican governor, however, is fighting back against this blatant overreach of power.  Elsewhere, slobbering Joe Biden continues blaming Texas and Florida for increasing the numbers of Chi-Vi cases.  ‘America’s Governor’ Ron DeSantis, R-FL, fired back at the counterfeit president, slamming him for allowing in millions of illegal aliens many of whom are infected with COVID-19 by telling him to ‘do your job and leave us alone.’  Man, the applause was tremendous.  Meanwhile, we have more numbers for the illegal alien invasion for the month of July: the Border Patrol caught 203,865 illegals, at least 37,252 were able to evade capture, 78 died, another 7,867 were guilty of NO violation, which leaves an outstanding number of 1,079 illegals.  Again, this is all a conservative estimate as the so-called ‘got-away folks’ are far higher than the numbers shown here.
  79. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- Pakistan announced today that it has completed approximately 90-percent of the border wall with Afghanistan.  They don’t want Afghan refugees pouring into their country any more than Europeans want more Muslims, or the United States want more human refuse from around the world.  Good for them.  Elsewhere, Hezbollah scumbags fired some rockets into northern Israel today which led to the Israelis conducting artillery barrages on known jihadist sites in Lebanon.
  80. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci is predicting that within a few weeks, there will be ‘200,000 cases of the Chi-Vi daily in the United States.’  (Note- this is all you need to know that the border must be closed and that every single illegal alien is rounded up, imprisoned, and then deported ASAP).  Meanwhile, Dr. Ashish Jha told Newsmax today that the NIH director Dr. Francis Collins was right to walk back mask comments.  The good doctor was saying stupid stuff like parents should wear masks at home around their children.  Enough already.    
  81. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– The World Health Organization is calling for a moratorium on COVID-19 booster shots.  Oh, really?  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms continue their bitching and whining over the recent GOP COVID-19 origins report that placed the blame squarely on the Chi-Coms for infecting the entire world with their Frankenstein-like lab-created Wuhan Bat Flu Virus.  Elsewhere, the Centers for Disease Control yesterday bowed to Democratic-Socialist pressure and re-enacted a moratorium on evictions, something they lack the power to do.  Doubts continue to build as to the legality of such an order by an entity with no power in this area.  Look, folks, this is what the Democrats love- they love rules and regulations, none of them backed up by laws.  This is how they punish people, how they persecute people, and how they crush people.  This is bullshit and we would suggest that landlords pay NO attention to this order.
  82. 2021 Wednesday K: Political News I– Democratic Party leadership in the House is urging their wavering members to run as “Biden Democrats” or risk losing the majority in 2022.  Meanwhile, Senator Kevin Cramer, R-ND, has introduced a bill (that will go nowhere) that says ‘if a state mandates COVID-19 vaccine passports, it also must mandate VOTER ID.’  That bill is going nowhere.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump is correct when he blasts the House Democrats for their ongoing crusade to get a hold of his tax returns.  Good for you.
  83. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News II– A new poll says that more than half of California’s Hispanic population wants the recall against Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom to succeed and like everyone else, the Latinos are members of all parties.  Meanwhile, Senator James Lankford, R-OK, says that ‘our grandchildren will suffer repaying Joe Biden’s massive debt.’  Amen.  In other political news, ‘America’s Mayor’ Rudy Giuliani says that ‘Cuomo may be guilty, but he does deserve due process.’  Elsewhere, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd CD, is suing MSNBC’s Rachel “Mudslinger” Maddow for libel.  We hope you win, congressman.
  84. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News III– In other political news, a new poll says that almost everyone is against partisan gerrymandering.  Next, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnel, RINO-KY, has outlined demands for future spending bills.  Mitch, you don’t have any power.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden plans to shift arms export sales based on human rights concerns.  Looks like Saudi Arabia is not going to get its weapons.
  85. 2021 Wednesday N: Economic News– Last month, everyone was celebrating how many NEW private sector jobs Joe Biden was going to create and then whoops-a-daisy, bad economic news.  Last month, the Biden regime created ONLY 330,000 jobs- many of them no more than hamburger-flipper or taco-stuffer jobs- rather than the highly predicted number of 653,000 new jobs.  Growth in U.S. services sector hits a record high in July.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump economic adviser Peter Navarro says “U.S. pensions took a big hit from the Chi-Coms’ crackdown on BIG TECH.”
  86. 2021 Wednesday O: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3583 what with a $14 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 04, 14, 18, 36, 43, and Mega 14.  Out of 89,945 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $33,312.  The winning ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven in Culver City, CA 90232.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #869 with a jackpot of $211 million up for grabs: 05, 21, 32, 36, 58, and Powerball 14.  Out of 85,166 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $11,844 apiece.
  87. 2022 Thursday: Hmmm, so-o-o, Joe ‘Slobbering’ Biden whacked Ayman Al-Zawahiri, the Number Two of al-Qaida, longtime confidant, physician, and amigo of dead terrorist Osama bin Laden.  A somewhat coherent Biden stumbled to the microphones this past Monday and stuttered out his message of a ‘successful drone strike’ on an old terrorist no one has seen in about a decade- if not longer.  Drooling Joe told his then-boss Barack Hussein Obama (and probably still boss) NOT to whack Osama but Obama ‘All Drama’ did.  Now, Joe wants us to think he’s a big, macho machine ordering death and destruction on every fourth string, D-team terrorist.  Folks, I don’t buy this crap nor will I.  When and if they confirm the DNA of the dead terrorist to be him or not, it means NOTHING.  NOTHING.  Big frigging deal.  Joe, you aren’t Donald J. Trump.  You’re a senile bum.  Resign now.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0912 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “More Lilac and Lavender.”  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, giclees, 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.

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The Beach Boys released a jam-packed best of CD: “The Warmth of the Sun” on May 22, 2007.  There are 28 tunes on it, all well-known tunes beloved by fans new and old alike.  We think anyone interested in the music of the time will definitely want to home in on this CD    IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of Country Joe and the Fish beginning on Tuesday, 16-July-2013 through Friday, 26-July-2013.  This was one of the greatest bands to explode out of San Francisco, California, during the Psychedelic 1960s.

[ii] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included the Jeff Beck Group, Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

[iii] We look forward to doing the music of Hummingbird at some point in the next year or so.

[iv] We look forward to doing the music of Ricky Nelson and Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band at some point within the next 10-15 years.  Keep vigilant!

[v] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Hawkwind but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Uriah Heep.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

[vi] 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.

[vii] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

[viii] ABBA?  You never know but if we are not all in reeducation camps or dead within the next 25 years, you could very well expect to see the music of ABBA.

[ix] 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)

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

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

[xii] Yesterday, Central African Republic was in the 168th place but today, Laos jumped in front of them.  We will see who is where tomorrow.

[xiii] 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)

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

[xv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

215. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 03, 2022

2022 Wednesday: Many pundits are speculating as to the REAL REASON for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. Sure, American politicians should be able to travel wherever and whenever they wish without being fearful of communist thugs like communist China or fascist hoodlums like Russia. Some such as Tucker Carlson, Eric Bolling, Chris Salcedo, and others speculate as to whether “Mumbles” Pelosi’s ill-timed visit is a false flag so the Chi-Coms can snatch up the islands to the west of Taiwan with which to then launch an invasion of Taiwan?

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215. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 03, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William Burnham Woods, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Harry Blackmun; U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish; U.S. Senator Chris Murphy; the Byrds featuring John York, the Climax Blues Band featuring Arthur Wood, Love featuring Arthur Lee, Metallica featuring James Hetfield, Paul McCartney and Wings, Stray Cats featuring Lee Rocker, and War featuring B.B. Dickerson:

  1. 881 Sunday: French King Louis III beats the Vikings at the Battle of Saucourt.
  2. 1108 Monday: Louis VI, “the Fat One,” is crowned king of France.
  3. 1492 Wednesday: Christopher Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, on a voyage that took him to the present-day Americas.
  4. 1777 Sunday: During the Siege of Fort Stanwix, the first U.S. flag officially flew during the battle.
  5. 1807 Monday: Former Vice President Aaron Burr went on trial before a federal court in Richmond, Virginia, charged with treason; however, less than a month later, he won an acquittal.
  6. 1808 Wednesday: In New York City, future 26th U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish is born.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant March 17, 1869, to March 12, 1877.
  7. 1824 Tuesday: Future 45th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Burnham Woods is born in Newark, OH, on this date.  President Rutherford B. Hayes nominated the Democrat who became a Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice William Strong, also someone who began political life as a Democrat and then who became a Republican.  Burnham served December 21, 1880, to May 14, 1887.
  8. 1861 Saturday: A Federal fleet begins bombardment of Galveston, Texas.  Confederate shore batteries commence a counter-bombardment which would keep the Union fleet out to sea.  In another year or so, the Union would blockade all Southern ports.  
  9. 1863 Monday: Governor Seymour of New York petitions President Abraham Lincoln to end the draft in New York State due to all the problems concerning it.  Elsewhere, the first thoroughbred horse races took place at the Saratoga Racecourse in Saratoga Springs, New York.
  10. 1880 Tuesday: At Lake George, N.Y., organizers founded the American Canoe Association on this date.
  11. 1882 Thursday: The U.S. Congress passes the first law restricting immigration into the United States.  So many have come that a period of assimilation must occur lest the country splinter into countless different groups and subgroups.
  12. 1900 Friday: Businesspeople founded the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company on this date.
  13. 1914 Monday: Germany declared war on France at the onset of World War I; then, Great Britain declared war on Germany.  The French fleet set sail for North Africa while Belgium denies Germany passage through its country to attack France.
  14. 1921 Wednesday: Baseball commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis refused to reinstate former Chicago White Sox players implicated in the “Black Sox” scandal, despite their acquittals in jury trials.
  15. 1923 Friday: With the passing of President Warren G. Harding, Vice President Calvin Coolidge becomes the nation’s 30th president.
  16. 1925 Monday: The last U.S. troops leave Nicaragua, having been in that nation since 1912.    
  17. 1933 Thursday: The Mickey Mouse watch hits store shelves on this date with the price tag of $2.75.
  18. 1936 Monday: Jesse Owens of the United States won the first of his four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics as he took the 100-meter sprint.
  19. 1940 Saturday: British troops invade Italian Somaliland.  In so doing, they began liberating Italian East Africa which would include Ethiopia.
  20. 1941 Sunday: During World War II on the Eastern Front, Axis troops conquer the Soviet city of Rostov.
  21. 1943 Tuesday: U.S. Army Lt. General George S. Patton slapped a private at an army hospital in Sicily, accusing him of cowardice.  However, General Dwight D. Eisenhower later ordered Patton to apologize for this and a second, similar episode.  Meanwhile, the Nazis burn the city of Orel.
  22. 1944 Thursday: The Auschwitz Concentration Camp gasses 4,000 Gypsies in one day.
  23. 1946 Saturday: Future bassist with the Byrds[i] rock band, John York, is born on this date in White Plains, N.Y.
  24. 1948 Tuesday: Alger Hiss, advisor to deceased President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, suffers accusation of being a ‘communist.’
  25. 1949 Wednesday: The National Basketball Association underwent formation as a merger of the Basketball Association of America and the National Basketball League.  Meanwhile, in Britain, future keyboardist, Arthur Woods, with the Climax Blues Band[ii] is born.  Finally, B.B. Dickerson—future longtime bassist with the Los Angeles, California, fun-rock-soul-Latin jazz band, WAR[iii]—is born on this date in Torrance, California.
  26. 1958 Sunday: The nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus became the first vessel to cross the North Pole underwater.
  27. 1961 Thursday: Future bassist with the rock-a-billy band, Stray Cats[iv]—Lee Rocker—is born on this date in Massapequa, N.Y.
  28. 1963 Saturday: In Downey, California, future guitarist/vocalist with te heavy metal band, Metallica- James Hetfield- is born. 
  29. 1966 Wednesday: Concerned citizens discovered comedian Lenny Bruce, age 40, dead at his Los Angeles, California, home.
  30. 1971 Tuesday: Paul McCartney announces the formation of his new group, Wings[v].
  31. 1972 Thursday: The U.S. Senate ratified the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union.  However, the U.S. unilaterally withdrew from the treaty in 2002.
  32. 1973 Friday: In White Plains, N.Y., future U.S. Senator Chris Murphy is born.  A Democrat, he would enter the U.S. Senate representing the state of Connecticut on January 03, 2013.
  33. 1980 Sunday: Closing ceremonies took place in Moscow for the Summer Olympic Games, which numerous countries around the world boycotted due to the Russian invasion of Afghanistan.
  34. 1981 Monday: U.S. air traffic controllers went on strike, despite a warning from President Ronald Reagan that he would fire them, which he later did.
  35. 1984 Friday: Mary Lou Retton won a gold medal at the Los Angeles Summer Olympics.
  36. 1987 Monday: The Iran-Contra congressional hearings ended, with none of the 29 witnesses tying President Ronald Reagan directly to the diversion of arms-sales profits to Nicaraguan rebels fighting against the communist Sandinista regime led by the same scumbag leading the country now, the infamous Daniel Ortega.
  37. 1988 Wednesday: The Soviet Union released Mathias Rust, the young West German pilot who had landed a light airplane near Moscow’s Red Square in May 1987.  Meanwhile, the Iran-Contra hearings ended with the result being NO ties between President Ronald Reagan and the Nicaraguan rebels.
  38. 1993 Tuesday: The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 96-3 to confirm U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  (Note- many people ponder as to WHY the f**king Democrats can never return the favor?)
  39. 1994 Wednesday: Arkansas carried out the nation’s first triple execution in 32 years.  Meanwhile, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer takes the oath as the Supreme Court’s newest justice in a private ceremony at  Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist’s Vermont summer home.  The justice whom Breyer replaced- the 94th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Harry Blackmun- left the court on this date.  Blackmun served from March 14, 1970, until his retirement today. 
  40. 2000 Thursday: For some inexplicable reason, the Republican Party nominates Texas Governor George W. Bush as its nominee for president.  He would pair up with pro-never-ending war Republican, Richard “Dick” Cheney which would become the ticket from hell.  Still, war stocks would boom as would fossil fuel stocks and thus the Deep State would reap a windfall from the two terms of this diabolical ticket.  
  41. 2003 Sunday: The Episcopal Church’s House of Deputies further paved the way for the Reverend V. Gene Robinson to become the church’s first openly gay elected bishop, approving him on a 128-63 vote.  
  42. 2004 Tuesday: The Statue of Liberty pedestal in New York City reopened to the public for the first time since the 9/11 attacks.  Elsewhere, NASA launched space probe Messenger on a quest to reveal the secrets of mysterious, superhot Mercury, the sun’s nearest planet.
  43. 2005 Wednesday: Fourteen Marines from a reserve unit in Ohio were killed in a roadside bombing in Iraq.  Meanwhile, the journal Nature reported that a South Korean researcher had created the world’s first cloned dog, an Afghan hound named “Snuppy.”  (Although the scientist, Hwang Woo-Suk, was later disgraced over faked research, the cloning of Snuppy was independently confirmed. 
  44. 2006 Thursday: Famed guitarist-vocalist with the Los Angeles, California, psychedelic rock band, Love[vi]—Arthur Lee—died in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, from the effects of leukemia, on this date; the famed musician/vocalist was just 61 years old. 
  45. 2008 Sunday: As seems to be the norm, North Korea threatens to expel South Korean workers at the Kumgangsan Resort and even threatens war between the South and their country over whatever was supposedly done.
  46. 2009 Monday: In a historic first for the peoples of Latin America, Bolivia becomes the first country to say that indigenous peoples have a right to self-rule.  In other parts of Latin America- especially in Central America- they try to eradicate their native peoples. 
  47. 2010 Tuesday: As Hezbollah continues causing troubles for Israel along the Lebanese Israeli border, two Lebanese soldiers and a journalist are killed as is one Israeli soldier.  This causes the United Nations Security Council to go into a closed-door meeting.
  48. 2011 Wednesday: Now that the U.S. debt ceiling crisis of 2011, the second largest holder of U.S. debt- communist China- sees the Dagong Global Credit Rating of the People’s Republic of China downgrade the U.S. from A+ to A with a negative outlook- so says the Sydney Morning Herald.
  49. 2012 Friday: Following horrible weather conditions in North Korea, Pyongyang begs the United Nations for food aid.  Meanwhile, in Syria, the Free Syrian Army fighting to hold onto Aleppo finds themselves under heavy artillery fire from Syrian government forces. 
  50. 2013 Saturday: The federal government created a mere 162,000 jobs in the United States in July, falling far short of the expected 175,000-185,000 jobs.  Elsewhere, the Syrian civil war continues to rage as Syrian rebels capture an ammunition dump equipped with antitank missiles.  Not good for the Russian tanks employed by the Syrian army.
  51. 2014 Sunday: According to Brainy History, the Islamic State captures the Iraqi town of Sinjar, home to the country’s Yazidi religious minority population; residents fled in advance of the extremists, who have demanded that non-Muslim residents convert to Islam or face death.  Meanwhile, in the southern Gaza town of Rafah, an Israeli airstrike takes out a UNRWA-run school.  Locals claim several people were killed which leads the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Kyi-Moon to call out the Israelis.  Oh, STFU, Mr. Secretary-General.
  52. 2015 Monday: To reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 32-percent of the 2005 levels, President Barack Obama[vii] proposes the Clean Power Act, which is more stringent than the plan offered by the Environmental Protection Agency by 30-percent.  Meanwhile, in the northern Syrian city of Ariha in Idlib Governorate, citizens going about their business get something more than they planned when a Syrian warplane crashes into a populated area.  At least 37 people lose their lives while numerous others suffer injuries of one degree or another.
  53. 2016 Wednesday: U.S. Justice Department officials raised questions regarding President Barack Obama’s cash payments to Iran.  Meanwhile, the parliament in Nepal elects a former Maoist rebel, Pushpa Kemal Dahal, aka Prachanda (his rebel name) to be its next prime minister.  Next, the North Koreans as feisty as ever launch two medium-range missiles.  The first blows up while parts of the second come down in Japanese territorial waters leading to words between the two countries.
  54. 2017 Thursday: The enslaved peoples of Iran re-elect their dictator, “President” Hassan Rouhani, to a second term.  Meanwhile, in the first sentencing of its kind, Massachusetts woman Michelle Carter receives a prison sentence of 2.5 years for having urged her boyfriend to commit suicide.  The young man continually talked about ending his life and so she said ‘go ahead’ in some text messages that would come back to bite her on the ass.
  55. 2018 Friday: Scumbag reporter Carl Bernstein says that ‘the Trump presidency is worse than Watergate.’  Gee whiz, Mr. Bernstein, why don’t you STFU?  Meanwhile, famed Israeli filmmaker and director Moshe Mizrahi dies at age 86.  Elsewhere, when queried by reporters as to when North Korea will commence denuclearization of their country, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that ‘ultimately, they will be the ones to decide the timeline.’ 
  56. 2019 Saturday:  At a Wal-Mart in El Paso, Texas, a terrorist thug seeks out Mexicans to murder and in this heinous act, the POS kills 22 and injures another 24.  Meanwhile that night in Dayton, Ohio, another POS shooter sets out to kill people and in so doing takes the lives of nine and wounds another 27 at a pair of bars before police shoot him dead in the street.
  57. 2020 Monday:  President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order today in which, he forbids American companies (Google comes to mind as does Microsoft and numerous other big tech firms) from hiring foreign scab workers to displace higher-paid American workers.  Far too often in today’s America, American firms force American workers to train foreign workers to do their jobs and then send them packing.  This is not right and what the president did today is amazing.  NO more displacing Americans with foreign scabs.  Enough is enough.  Meanwhile, the stats are in for shootings in Chicago over the weekend: at least 33 people shot, 9 slain- including a 9-year-old boy and when compared to last July in Chicago, murders in the Windy City in July are up 139-percent.  Elsewhere, in New York City, at this point in time, there have been more shootings than ALL of last year’s combined.  What the hell is up with these BIG BLUE CITIES?  Where the hell are Black Lives Matter, you know, the Marxist, racist organization?  We thought black lives ‘matter?’  Apparently not.
  58. 2020 Monday A: President Donald J. Trump gave Chi-Com ‘video’ (spying) ap Tik-Tok until September 15 of this year to allow Microsoft to buy the intelligence gathering platform or to get out of the United States.  Boot them out ASAP!  Meanwhile, Illinois state Representative La Shawn ford, Democrat, calls to abolish teaching history in schools across the state as- according to him- it ‘leads to white privilege and a racist society.’  Will it ever stop?
  59. 2020 Monday B: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Chi-Com Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 18,166,298 confirmed cases, +313,847, 690,953 confirmed deaths, +11,159, and 10,768,016 confirmed recoveries, +169,689.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,795,493 confirmed cases, UP by 55,092 new cases, 157,729 confirmed deaths, UP by 616 new deaths, and 2,334,073 confirmed recoveries, UP by 29,222 new recoveries.   
  60. 2020 Monday C: COVID-19 Statistics 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: 514,901 confirmed cases, 9,388 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 2,448 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,315 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 58,173 confirmed cases, 1,596 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  61. 2020 Monday D: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,664.40, UP 236.08 points (0.89%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,902.80, UP 157.52 points (1.47%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,294.61, UP 23.49 points (0.72%).  Currently, GOLD is at $1,989.50 per troy oz., UP 3.20 (+0.16%), SILVER is at $24.38 per troy oz., UP -0.032 (-0.13%), PLATINUM $936.00 per troy oz. UP +4.90 (+0.53%), and COPPER is at $2.92 per pound, +0.004 (+0.14%).  Light Sweet Crude Oil is 40.71, UP -0.30 (-0.73%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.98 Chi-Com yuan. In contrast, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros.  
  62. 2021 Tuesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 200,235,188 confirmed cases, +615,459, 4,258,450 confirmed deaths, +9,934 and 180,504,022 confirmed recoveries, +463,161.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,049,615 confirmed cases, UP 104,758 from yesterday’s reporting, 630,497 confirmed deaths, UP 638, [viii] and 29,756,586 confirmed recoveries, UP 34,933.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [ix]  
  63. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 312,055 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 92,023 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 2021 Tuesday 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: 3,993,702 confirmed cases, 64,568 confirmed deaths, and 2,108,101 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,687,063 confirmed cases, 39,179 confirmed deaths, and 2,095,192 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 43,616 confirmed cases, 538 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 482,575 confirmed cases, 6,179 confirmed deaths, and 231,156 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Minnesota: they have 614,990 confirmed cases, 7,771 confirmed deaths, and 602,808 confirmed recoveries. [x]  
  65. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 882,798 confirmed cases, 6,495 confirmed deaths, and 853,260 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Central African Republic, 168th country on the list: 7,151 cases of the virus, 98 confirmed deaths and 6,859 confirmed recoveries. [xi]     
  66. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,116.40, UP 278.24 points (+0.80%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,761.30, UP 80.23 points (+0.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,423.15, UP 35.99 points (+0.82%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.31 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.35%).  The price of GOLD is $1,816.10 per troy oz., +2.20 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $25.70 per troy ounce, +0.12 (+0.46%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,045.70 per troy oz, -1.20 (-0.11%) while the price of COPPER is $4.31 per pound, 0.00 (-0.01%). [xii]   he price of PALLADIUM is $2,650.98 per troy oz, +3.25 (+0.12%). [xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,900.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+2.16%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $790,000.00 per CNY/T, +15,000.00 (+1.94%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,588.75 per USD/T, -0.30 (-1.15%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In North Korean Won, one greenback equals 900.00 and in Kuwaiti Dinar, a buck equal 424.38 and in Kyrgyzstani Som, one dollar equals 84.57 of theirs. [xv]        
  67. 2021 Tuesday 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 $4.384 per gallon, $3.007 in Florida, $4.085 in Hawaii, and $3.862 in Washington state. [xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Maryland: $3.098.  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- Aruba: $4.852 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,599,366,342,829 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xviii]  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 Kuwait, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Sweden 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 top position.
  68. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 133 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the flaming fiasco down along the U.S.-Mexico border and her 39th day since her one and only visit to the border.  Speaking of the ‘Border Czar,’ former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says that Joe Biden “MUST fire” “Kooky Kamala” because she has no clue as to what the f**k she is doing.  Elsewhere, Grant Stinchfield reported on Newsmax this evening that the mayor of McAllen, Texas, Javier Villalobos, has declared a disaster as they are being overrun by thousands of illegal aliens with no end in sight.
  69. 2021 Tuesday G: Foreign News-Overseas News I- Germany has set a trial date for a 100-year-old Nazi death camp guard.   Next, the Chi-Coms are lashing out angrily at the Republican Party following the release of their report on the origins and spread of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Oh, boohoo, Chi-Coms, shut the hell up.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms and their attack on the GOP, Rep. Michael McCaul, R-TX 10th CD, says the Chi-Coms’ wailing and sniveling over the recent report is further proof of their duplicity in the crime of the century- unleashing the Chi-Vi on the world.  Rep. McCaul said it is ‘the worst cover-up in human history.’  No wonder the Beijing bullies are upset.  Speaking of the communists, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, has once again called for moving the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics out of the authoritarian country and somewhere else to a more deserving country.   Rep. Tim Burchett, R-TN 2nd CD, says that the United States ‘must cut off communist China completely.’
  70. 2021 Tuesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News II– The Saudi foreign ministry has suggested that it won’t take part in the Abraham Accords.  Well, screw them.  Next, South Korea reports that the North Koreans want sanctions eased for them to return to direct talks with the United States.  Moving on, the Lebanese president is calling for an investigation into the Beirut blast that leveled much of the city a year ago tomorrow.  At least 204 people lost their lives while another 6,500 suffering injuries of varying degrees.  Tens of thousands more were made homeless in the space of a second.  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken spoke with the Afghan president to see about ‘hastening along the peace negotiations with the Taliban.’  Mr. Secretary, the Taliban is overrunning the country, sir, how about helping them with air support?
  71. 2021 Tuesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The United States is donating another 110 million doses of the Chi-Com Virus vaccine abroad.  Hopefully, it’s the Johnson & Johnson crap.  In other Chi-Vi-related news, Florida’s schools have quickly rescinded their mask mandates for the upcoming school year after ‘America’s Governor’ Ron DeSantis threatened their funding.  NO MASKS for kids!  In fact, Governor Pete Ricketts, R-NE, says that ‘mask mandates and lockdowns are counterproductive.’     
  72. 2021 Tuesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Elsewhere, scientific journal writer Peter Hotez says that ‘questioning Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci should be labeled a “HATE CRIME.”  Interesting note: Professor Hotez has received funding from Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.’  Man, the fruit does not fall far from the pestilent stink-tree.
  73. 2021 Tuesday K: Voting Integrity-Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Former President Barack Hussein Obama ripped into the ‘Republican fog’ surrounding voting rights in this country.  President Donald J. Trump was highlighting a new forensic report that shows that Joe Biden received more than 8 million fraudulent votes in last year’s presidential election.
  74. 2021 Tuesday L: Joe Biden News I– Enfeebled Joe Biden believes that putting pressure on U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer to retire would harm the nation’s highest court and would politicize it.  Of course, the Democratic-Socialists reacted to this statement in the same way that Dracula would to a Crucifix and a vial of Holy Water. 
  75. 2021 Tuesday M: Joe Biden Regime News I– A new report regarding the Biden regime says that federal agencies do extraordinarily little to protect the data of U.S. citizens from being hacked by foreign adversaries. 
  76. 2021 Tuesday N: Political News I– The Democrats are at war with one another and the division within their hardcore-left-of-center party continues to grow.  Democrats are screeching and wailing over the end of the evictions moratorium which leads the rest of us to ask a scathing question of the liberal losers: YOU were giving people an extra 300 smackers on top of their unemployment so where the f**k did it go?  They weren’t paying their rent with the extra $1,200 per month.  This is crazy, landlords have bills, too, as do the people they hire to do the electrical work, the plumbing work, the reclamation work should the tenants to whom they have given housing trashed it.  Many people invest in rental properties to pay the bills and now, the Democrats are destroying that segment of the American economy along with numerous others.  Shame on them.
  77. 2021 Tuesday O: Political News II– Republican National Committee Chairperson Ronna McDaniel says that for Donald J. Trump to win in 2024, Republicans must win in 2022.  Next, many people now believe that the reason as to WHY New York AG Leticia James came out and trashed her boss, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov by listing his crimes as disgraced FBI Director James “Criminal” Comey did Hillary Rodham Clinton back in 2016 is that she wants to cripple him so she can run for his job and possibly win in 2022.  Now, that’s devious.  Still, the Albany County D.A. is now investigating Governor Cuomo so maybe someone else is going to do the dirty work for A.G. James.
  78. 2021 Tuesday P: Political News III– President Donald J. Trump’s attorney says that the Department of Justice ordering the Internal Revenue Service to hand over his client’s tax returns to the cretins in the U.S. Congress is occurring sans any evidence of wrongdoing.   Next, that crackpot scarecrow loser in the U.S. Senate- Elizabeth Warren, DS-MA,- says that ‘GOP voting laws are somehow connected to abortion.’  Say the flip what?  This woman is an angry loser.  Elsewhere, Governor J.B. Pritzker, DS-IL, says he is going to ‘enforce background checks on private gun sales.’  You should have been doing that already.  Moving on, the U.S. Senate voted to award ‘gold medals’ to the Capitol Hill cops who were at the Capitol on January 06, 2021.  What a load of crap.
  79. 2021 Tuesday Q: Political News IV– Grant Stinchfield of Newsmax lambasted the 18 Republicans who eagerly signed onto the $1.3 trillion ‘infrastructure bill.’  Again, here they are: Roy Blunt, R-MO; Richard Burr, R-NC; Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV; Bill Cassidy, R-LA; Mike Crapo; R-ID, James Risch, R-ID; Thom Tillis; R-NC; Todd Young, R-IN; Mike Rounds, R-SD; John Hoeven, R-ND, Kevin Cramer, R-ND; Lisa Murkowski, R-AK; Rob Portman, R-OH; Mitt Romney, R-UT; Susan Collins, R-ME; Chuck Grassley, R-IA; Lindsey Graham, R-SC; and “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, R-KY.  Here is some more of the crap contained within the ‘infrastructure bill’- $16.3 billion for ‘renewable energy’ program; $250 million for invasive plant elimination (how about for invasive human beings’ elimination, i.e., ILLEGAL ALIENS?), and $10 million per year for Motor Vehicle per-mile user fee program.  So now, the American people will be taxed per mile by local, state, and federal government?  There will be a new industry just as there is now with the manufacturing of vaccination ID cards, one in which, odometers will be reset and reset. 
  80. 2021 Tuesday R: Political News V– Tucker Carlson reported tonight from Budapest, Hungary, that the New York Times- the so-called ‘paper of record’- received millions of dollars from communist China to shill for the thugs in Beijing.  Islands that belong to Japan, they claimed belonged to the Chi-Coms as well as did everything to trash anyone who said that the Xi Jinping Bat Flu came from the Wuhan Institute of Virology was ‘xenophobic,’ a ‘racist,’ and/or a ‘bigot.’  Mr. Carlson said that the New York Times was not the only ‘news outlet’ to take Chi-Com yuan and then lie their asses off about anything their Beijing masters ordered them to do.  Wow.  Hence, ‘Chi-Coms good, Wuhan lab ‘innocent,’ and Donald J. Trump a ‘big, fat, evil racist.’  What a load of crap.
  81. 2021 Tuesday S: U.S. Senate News I– The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee finally is seeking to repeal the 2002 use of military force in Iraq powers they gave to President George W. Bush.  Interested observers ask what took you so long to do this?  You should never have bestowed those powers on President Bush.  The AICPENDBLOG.COM believes, however, that the Deep State forced Bush’s hand into invading Iraq so everyone could rake in lots of bucks while then using the exact same war powers act to trash Bush #43.
  82. 2021 Tuesday T: Business News– In various parts of the United States, McDonalds Restaurants will require both employees and customers to mask up or to go across the street to Burger King.   Restaurants in New York City are going to require that ALL customers- with the blessings of outgoing NYC Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio- to show proof of vaccination, i.e., show their papers, otherwise, they cannot enter, sit down, and eat.  It would appear that the government is going to have private businesses do their dirty work just as they require employers to deduct payroll taxes from their workers’ salaries and then hand them over to government apparatchiks.  Well, there will always be restaurants that welcome all diners so it is important that we share names and locations in the same ways that hoboes of old shared whose house would provide one a meal and which house would not.
  83. 2021 Tuesday U: Special Election News– Tonight in the GOP primary race in Ohio’s 15th CD in a race to fill the vacant seat of former Rep. Steve Stivers, Donald J. Trump-backed candidate Mike Carey won big time.  Meanwhile, on the Democratic side of the aisle, state Rep. Allison Russo was projected to win the Democratic nomination.  The general election will be this November.  And they say Trump-backed candidates can’t win.  You win some, you lose some and Barack Hussein Obama has lost almost every endorsement he ever made- “Loser” with a capital “L.”
  84. 2021 Tuesday V: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– New York Attorney General Leticia James released the results of the probe into Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov and none of it looked good.  She would not commit to prosecuting the immoral chief executive and left it for others to do.  New York state Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul, Democrat, said today “NO one is above the law.”  Later in the day, Joe Biden called for the Empire State governor to ‘step down’ for his reprobate activities as did House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer.   Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st CD, called for the ‘immediate arrest’ of the immoral governor on grounds of criminal sexual harassment.  Good.  Lock him up.
  85. 2021 Tuesday W: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News II– However, Joe Biden is so out of it that he did not realize that as he was calling on his fellow Democratic-Socialist to step down, he opened the door for others to demand Mr. Biden step down due to his LONG HISTORY of groping, grabbing, smooching, rubbing, and saying all sorts of suggestive and disturbing things.  What is clear, too, is that AG James lacks the balls to pursue her boss, Governor “Killer” Cuomo.   Elsewhere, Missouri Governor Mike Parson has officially pardoned Mark and Patricia McCloskey for their ‘gun crimes convictions’ of last year.  Excellent.
  86. 2021 Tuesday X: Mass Shootings News– Two employees were wounded in a warehouse shooting in Tennessee.  Cops responding on scene shot the shooter.  Elsewhere, after some shots were fired outside the Pentagon, the entire facility went on lockdown.  It seems the bravest of the brave had to cower in fear inside the walls of America’s defense epicenter.   Apparently, a law enforcement officer may have lost his life in the incident.  Jihad?  White Supremacism?  Black Lives Matter?  Angry lover?  We don’t know.
  87. 2021 Tuesday Y: Big Tech News– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, slams YouTube for its censorship of free speech and urges users to find alternative sites to share their views.
  88. 2021 Tuesday Z: California State News– Backers of Recall Governor Gavin Newsom are seeking to block language on the upcoming recall ballot that the effort to cleanse California of Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom is a ‘power grab by the GOP.  Governor Newsom, people from across the political spectrum are banding together to get YOU out of office just as they did with Governor Gray Davis, another corrupt Democrat governor.
  89. 2021 Tuesday AA: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1682 what with a $179 million jackpot on the line: 01, 09, 17, 27, 34, and Mega 24.  Out of 73,454 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers BUT NO MEGA for a prize of $1,091,799.  The winning ticket was sold at the Cortesia Market in Pacoima, CA 91331.
  90. 2022 Wednesday: Many pundits are speculating as to the REAL REASON for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan.  Sure, American politicians should be able to travel wherever and whenever they wish without being fearful of communist thugs like communist China or fascist hoodlums like Russia.  Some such as Tucker Carlson, Eric Bolling, Chris Salcedo, and others speculate as to whether “Mumbles” Pelosi’s ill-timed visit is a false flag so the Chi-Coms can snatch up the islands to the west of Taiwan with which to then launch an invasion of Taiwan?  Anything is indeed possible in this world and some such as my family and me see signs of the End Times on the horizon.  One cannot make this stuff up.  No, all one need do is to read the Holy Bible.  Still, after all the suffering, the death, and the destruction, we will win.  That is the promise of GOD.  Chef Hector Santanamos “El Chilte” De Soto.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0911 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Poppies and Smoke Trees.”  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, giclees, 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:

The Beach Boys released their next live album, “Songs from Here and Back,” a special release album that came out on May 15, 2006, one that came out from Hallmark for two months back in the day.  This is rather a hodgepodge of tunes, most of the live ones from 1989- two from back in 1974- as well as three solo studio tunes, one from Brian Wilson, one from Mike Love, and one from Alan Jardine.  You get the lineup back in 1989- Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, and Alan Jardine- plus the longtime Beach Boys backup band, the one that provides the background on the road.  The two from 1974 feature Dennis Wilson and Ricky Fataar in the mix while the solo studio recordings feature a variety of accompanying musicians.  IF you can find this one, it’s a worthy addition to one’s collection and if you can’t, well, it is what it is.  Enjoy.

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[i] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Not sure if we will ever present the music of the other bands with which York played like the Bees, the Sir Douglas Quintet, the Museums, CRY, Gene Clark’s solo band, and Carla Olson.

[ii] We began promoting the music of the greatest British blues rock band, the Climax Blues Band, beginning on Monday, 16-September-2019 through Sunday, 27-October-2019.  This included the solo efforts of Pete Haycock and Colin Cooper.  We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.

[iii] We began presenting the music of the Animals, of Eric Burdon and the Animals, of Eric Burdon, Eric Burdon and War, and War beginning on Monday, 08-June-2015 and the presentation ran through Sunday, 02-August-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider making them a part of your listening pleasure.

[iv] When we begin promoting American bands again, we will be sure to include the Stray Cats as well as the group’s individual members.  We hope you will remain alert for the day we do.

[v] 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, Wings, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.

[vi] We began promoting the music of Love, the famed Los Angeles, California, rock band on Wednesday, 24-October-2012 through Friday, 16-November-2012.  Please seek out the music of this awesome band.  This group was among the best of the 1960s.

[vii] Many believe Barack Obama should be disqualified as a president because most believe he was born outside the United States which would ban him from ever seeking the highest office in the land.  At the very least, an asterisk should be placed by his name in all U.S. history books.

[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.

214. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY AUGUST 02, 2022

72. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- We learned today that the Chi-Coms are openly boasting that the Biden regime could not stop them from launching an amphibious and airborne invasion of Taiwan. The U.S. Navy has been drawing ire over its emphasis on WOKE POLITICS rather than preparing for war-fighting.

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214. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY AUGUST 02, 2022:

Primary Election Day: Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Washington

President Warren G. Harding; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Shiras, Jr.; U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow; U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen; the Association featuring Brian Cole, the Band featuring Garth Hudson, Deep Purple featuring Joe Lynn Turner, Garbage featuring Butch Vig, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Mark Naftalin, Traffic featuring Jim Capaldi, and Wishbone Ash featuring Ted Turner:

  1. 257 Sunday: St. Stephen I ends his reign as the 23rd Roman Catholic Pope.  He became the Vicar of Christ on March 12, 254.
  2. 640 Sunday: The 71st Roman Catholic Pope Severinus ended his time as the shepherd of all Christendom.  He first became pontiff on May 28 of this year.
  3. 686 Monday: The reign of the 82nd Roman Catholic Pope John V ended on this date.  Ten days and a year earlier- on July 23, 685- he picked up his Holy Cross and carried it forth until today.
  4. 1057 Sunday: The reign of the 154th Roman Catholic Pope Stephen IX began on this date.  After 239 days, his reign would end on March 29, 1058.
  5. 1492 Tuesday: King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella expel ALL Jews from Spain.
  6. 1610 Monday: During his fourth voyage to the Western Hemisphere, English explorer Henry Hudson sailed into what we now know as Hudson Bay.
  7. 1718 Tuesday: Austria joins the Triple Alliance.
  8. 1776 Friday: Members of the Continental Congress began attaching their signatures to the Declaration of Independence.
  9. 1791 Tuesday:  Samuel Briggs and his son, Samuel Briggs, Jr. received a joint patent for their nail-making machine.  They were the first father-son pair to receive a patent.
  10. 1802 Monday: The citizens of France declare Napoleon Bonaparte “counsel for life.’
  11. 1819 Monday: The first parachute jump takes place in the United States.
  12. 1832 Thursday: American troops decimate Native Americans at the Battle of Bad Axe River in Wisconsin.  Meanwhile, in Iowa, the Black Hawk War ends as 1,300 Illinois militia defeat the Sac and Fox Indians.
  13. 1858 Monday: In the cities of Boston and New York, workers installed the first street mailboxes on this date.
  14. 1861 Friday: Congress passed the first income tax.  The government intended for the taxes to help pay for the cost of fighting the Civil War; however, the Congress never enacted the tax laws.
  15. 1875 Monday: The world’s first roller skating rink opens in London, England.
  16. 1876 Wednesday: While playing poker at a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, Jack McCall shot and killed frontiersman “Wild Bill” Hickok.  However, McCall went to the gallows for his crime.
  17. 1887 Tuesday: Rowell Hodge patented barbed wire on this date.
  18. 1892 Tuesday: Charles A. Wheeler patented the first escalator.
  19. 1909 Monday: The original Lincoln “Wheat” penny first went into circulation, replacing the “Indian Head” cent.
  20. 1914 Sunday: Russian troops invade East Prussia during World War I.  The Potsdam Conference ends, and Great Britain begins mobilizing troops.  What’s more, Germany and Turkey sign a secret treaty.  Finally, the Belgium government receives the German ultimatum, ‘let German troops pass through their country to invade France or suffer invasion.’  What’s more, the Germans feed false news that French troops bombed Nuremburg, to cover their invasion of the country.
  21. 1921 Tuesday: A jury acquitted eight White Sox players accused of throwing the 1919 World Series.
  22. 1922 Wednesday: Alexander Graham Bell, generally regarded as the inventor of the telephone, died in Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 75.
  23. 1923 Thursday: The 29th President of the United States, Warren G. Harding, a Republican, died in San Francisco, California at the age of 57.  Cause of death was heart problems compounded by pneumonia.  He served from March 04, 1921, until his death today. Vice President Calvin Coolidge became president.
  24. 1924 Saturday: In Pittsburgh, Pa., the 53rd U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice George Shiras, Jr., died at the age of 92.  President Benjamin Harris nominated the Republican to fill the seat of Republican Associate Justice Joseph Bradley.  Shiras served from July 26, 1892, to February 23, 1903.
  25. 1926 Monday: John Barrymore and Mary Astor starred in the first showing of the Vitaphone System, which combined pictures with sound in the movies.  
  26. 1928 Thursday: Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini—Il Duce—signs a treaty of peace with Abyssinia.
  27. 1934 Thursday: Adolf Hitler becomes commander-in-chief of Germany upon the death of President Paul von Hindenburg of World War I fame.
  28. 1937 Monday: Garth Hudson, future keyboardist with the rock group, the Band[i], was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.  
  29. 1938 Tuesday: Bright yellow baseballs first appeared in a major league game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the St. Louis Cardinals.  The league hoped the balls would be easier to see for the players but apparently, it did not work out that way.
  30. 1939 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Hatch Act.  The act prohibited civil service employees from taking an active part in political campaigns.  Elsewhere, future 73rd U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George W. Bush from February 03, 2003, to June 28, 2006.  Meanwhile, physicist Albert Einstein signed a letter to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in which, he urged the United States to have an atomic weapons research program.
  31. 1943 Monday: During World War II, U.S. Navy boat, PT-109, commanded by Lt. John F. Kennedy, sank after the Japanese destroyer Amangiri rammed it off the coast of the Solomon Islands in the middle of the night.  Two crewmembers died in the accident; Kennedy led the survivors to nearby islands until rescuers could find them.  Meanwhile on the Eastern Front, an armed uprising at the Treblinka death camp breaks out as inmates attack the SS guards.
  32. 1944 Wednesday: Mark Naftalin, keyboardist with numerous Bay Area bands but primarily in a later lineup of the Quicksilver Messenger Service, was born on this date in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Meanwhile, in Evesham, Worcestershire, England, future drummer and vocalist with the British rock band, Traffic[ii], Jim Capaldi, is born.  Elsewhere, Turkey breaks off diplomatic relations with Nazi Germany.
  33. 1950 Wednesday: Ted Turner—future rock guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band, Wishbone Ash[iii]—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  34. 1951 Thursday: Joe Lynn Turner, future vocalist with the British rock bands, Deep Purple[iv] and Rainbow is born in Hackensack, N.J., on this date.
  35. 1955 Tuesday: In Viroqua, Wisconsin, future drummer with the grunge rock band, Garbage- Butch Vig- is born.
  36. 1957 Friday: In Chicago, Illinois, future U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen is born.  A Democrat, she would enter the Senate representing Nevada on January 03, 2019.
  37. 1958 Saturday: After 3 months, Jordan and Iraq dissolve their Arab Federation.
  38. 1964 Sunday: North Vietnamese patrol boats reportedly fire on a U.S. Navy destroyer…this would become the Gulf of Tonkin Incident that would start the Vietnam War.
  39. 1972 Wednesday: Gold hits a record $70 per ounce in London.  Elsewhere- in Los Angeles, California, bassist-vocalist and founding member of the rock band, the Association[v]—Brian Cole—dies from a drug-related overdose; he was 29 years old.
  40. 1974 Friday: Former White House counsel John W. Dean III received a sentence of one to four years in prison for obstruction of justice in the Watergate cover-up.  He ended up serving four months.
  41. 1980 Saturday: Fascist terrorists bomb the railway station at Bologna, Italy, killing 86 people and wounding many more.
  42. 1983 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives approved a law that designated the third Monday of January would be a federal holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  President Ronald Reagan signed the law into being on November 02.
  43. 1985 Friday: At Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, 137 people died when Delta Air Lines Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 Tristar, crashed while attempting to land.
  44. 1990 Thursday: Iraq invaded Kuwait, seizing control of the oil-rich emirate.  However, the world came together in a grand coalition and drove the Iraqis out in Operation Desert Storm.  
  45. 1994 Tuesday: Congressional hearings begin on the Whitewater Scandal, the one involving Hillary Clinton and numerous cronies of both she and her hubby, Bill Clinton.  Fifteen of these cronies would be convicted.  Among them were Jim Guy Tucker, Web Hubbell, Jim and Susan McDougal, David Hale, Stephen Smith, among others.  
  46. 2000 Wednesday: Republicans awarded Texas Gov. George W. Bush their 2000 presidential nomination at the party’s convention in Philadelphia and ratified Dick Cheney as his running mate.
  47. 2004 Monday: During the Republican National Convention, former President Gerald R. Ford suffers a stroke.
  48. 2008 Saturday: In an embarrassment for the United States, the International Olympics Committee strips the U.S. of its 4 x 400-meter relay race after one member of the team admits to having doped.  Shame.
  49. 2009 Sunday: Following violent civil unrest in Xinjiang Province in western China, the Chi-Coms go out and round up 319 additional suspects and take them away for interrogation.  You know what’s going to happen to these poor bastards…
  50. 2010 Monday: The U.S. government estimates that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill dumped an estimated 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.  Meanwhile, as the Cuban people continue suffering under the harsh communist regime, dictator Raul Castro promises them that the government will do something to alleviate their pain.
  51. 2011 Tuesday: As the Debt Ceiling Crisis of 2011 continues, the U.S. Senate picks up where the House left off yesterday and passes the bill sent to the upper chamber by the lower.  From there, it journeys to the desk of President Barack Hussein Obama, who scribbles his signature on it and lo and behold, the federal government can continue operations.
  52. 2012 Thursday: In the Pakistani city of Lahore, two jihadists carry out a pair of bomb detonations at a fruit market that sadly for the customers sent way too many of them to meet with Allah far sooner than any of them planned that day while wounding loads of others.  What the hell is wrong with these people?  Meanwhile, Chi-Com authorities scoop up 20 terror suspects in Xinjiang Province.
  53. 2013 Friday: Vice President Joe Biden swears in the new United States UN ambassador, Samantha Power.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of State announces a travel warning for all U.S. citizens in Southwest Asia and North Africa as well as the closure of several embassies following threats made by al-Qaida thugs.
  54. 2014 Saturday: After a 6.1-magnitude earthquake hits Yunnan Province in China, 367 people die and more than 1,880 suffer injuries.  Meanwhile, Dr. Kent Brantley, the first Ebola victim brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, where he recovered from the disease.
  55. 2015 Sunday: A year prior to the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, questions arise about the health hazards present in the waters off the coast where athletes will compete in a variety of events.  Additional tests commence so that the authorities can protect the health of all attending the massive event.  Meanwhile, Houthi rebels- backed by the terrorists in Iran- fire a missile out of Yemen into the Saudi city of Najran killing at least one civilian going about his business.  When you have rats, you exterminate them.
  56. 2016 Tuesday:  Hillary Clinton retakes the lead over her GOP challenger Donald J. Trump with a post-convention bounce.   Meanwhile, candidate Trump voices concerns that the November election is going to be rigged in the favor of his Democratic rival.  Meanwhile, following Trump criticizing Muslim gold star parents, public outrage grows against him.   Finally, airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria amp up as the Obama administration attempts to make it seem as though his administration is ‘on the ball’ when it comes to battling terrorism.
  57. 2017 Wednesday:  President Donald J. Trump signs legislation imposing sanctions on Russia for having interfered in U.S. elections and for its actions in other parts of the world.  Elsewhere, at age 96, Britain’s Prince Phillip bids the British people farewell in his final public appearance.  After this, he would retire from further public events.
  58. 2018 Thursday: Much to the disgust of many, Pope Francis announces that all executions for criminality are unacceptable, no matter the crime.  Thank you, Pontiff, thank you.  He adds this view to the Church’s Catechism.   Elsewhere, Apple Inc. becomes the first publicly traded company to be worth more than $1 trillion.  Meanwhile, President Juan Manuel Santos, the outgoing president of Colombia, bestows two-year citizenship to 440,000 Venezuelan refugees seeking asylum in their country which will give them access to health and financial aid benefits.
  59. 2019 Friday:  The Saudi government- in an effort to woo Western nations announces a lifting of many restrictions on women within the kingdom, allowing them to drive and to leave the country for trips abroad sans accompaniment by male family members.  Meanwhile, the U.S. formally announces that it plans on withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia.  The Russians aren’t following it anyway so what the heck?
  60. 2020 Sunday: For the first time in 45 years, NASA and SpaceX conduct a successful water landing as the Dragon X crew capsule returns two American astronauts- Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley- to Earth after two months on the International Space Station.  No longer does the United States need to pay Vladimir Putin’s Russia $85 million a pop to send American astronauts into space which once again proves to the world that Donald Trump is not a Russian stooge. 
  61. 2020 Sunday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- The Beijing Bat Flu, the one Xi Jinping sent to the rest of the world, continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 17,852,451 confirmed cases, UP 257,910 cases, 679,794 confirmed deaths, UP 355, and 10,598,327 confirmed recoveries, UP 265,161.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 4,740,401 confirmed cases, UP 54,187, 157,113 confirmed deaths, UP 743, and 2,304,851 confirmed recoveries, UP 11,623.  The question is, WHEN are the Chi-Coms going to pay the GIGANTIC PRICE for their crimes?
  62. 2020 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 509,162 confirmed cases, 9,356 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 2,197 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,269 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 57,541 confirmed cases, 1,592 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  For the heck of it, let’s look at Massachusetts.  Here are their numbers: 118.458 confirmed cases, 8,638 confirmed deaths, but like many other states, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  There is light at the end of the tunnel…
  63. 2020 Sunday C: Anxious liberals are awaiting the VP pick of former Vice President Joe Biden, expected sometime this upcoming week.  Many believe it’s going to be California Sen. Kamala Harris, a woman who has achieved every position through the alleged trading of sexual favors to achieve it.  Others think it might be the Pelosi favorite, California Rep. Karen Bass, a known fan of Fidel and Raul Castro.  Others think it might be noted ‘woman of color,’ Senator Liz Warren of Massachusetts while others ponder the pick as being Susan Rice, former National Security Advisor in the Obama administration.  Still others contend Joe Biden has no clue as to who it’s going to be and awaits notice from whomever is TRULY behind his campaign.  At one time, many of us believed it could be Michelle Obama as the top of the ticket but now, who knows- it might be angry loser Stacey Abrams.
  64. 2021 Monday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 199,557,806 confirmed cases, +473,151, 4,247,967 confirmed deaths, +7,596 and 180,027,906 confirmed recoveries, +401,942.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,893,949 confirmed cases, UP 55,711 from yesterday’s reporting, 629,859 confirmed deaths, UP 479, [vi] and 29,716,272 confirmed recoveries, UP 31,627.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  65. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 311,417 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 92,661 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  66. 2021 Monday 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: 3,983,692 confirmed cases, 64,543 confirmed deaths, and 2,105,689 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,636,066 confirmed cases, 39,079 confirmed deaths, and 2,089,018 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 43,227 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 477,723 confirmed cases, 6,172 confirmed deaths, and 231,097 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., South Carolina: they have 623,947 confirmed cases, 9,915 confirmed deaths, and 583,708 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  67. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 879,650 confirmed cases, 6,487 confirmed deaths, and 852,115 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Burundi, 167th country on the list: 7,505 cases of the virus, 38 confirmed deaths and 773 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  68. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,838.16, DOWN 97.31 points (-0.28%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,681.07, UP 8.39 points (+0.057%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,387.16, DOWN 8.10 points (-0.18%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.57 per barrel, +0.27 (+0.38%).  The price of GOLD is $1,813.40 per troy oz., -8.80 (-0.48%) while the price of SILVER is $25.40 per troy ounce, -0.18 (-0.40%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,050.10 per troy oz, -6.10 (-0.58%) while the price of COPPER is $4.43 per pound, -0.01 (-0.15%). [x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,679.70 per troy oz, +4.18 (+0.16%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $18,500.00 per troy oz., +100.00 (+0.54%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., +22,500.00 (+2.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,614.00 per troy oz., +16.25 (+0.63%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.0000226.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.89.     In Jordanian Dinar, one greenback equals 0.71 and in Kazakhstani Tenge, a buck equal 424.38 and in Kenyan Schilling, one dollar equals 108.55 of theirs. [xiii]        
  69. 2021 Monday 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 $4.379 per gallon, $2.968 in Florida, $4.082 in Hawaii, and $3.854 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Massachusetts: $3.032.  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- Canada: $4.739 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,595,425,431071 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvi]  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 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 top position.
  70. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 132 for the world-famous ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the calamity befalling the nation along the southern border and Day No. 38 since her one- and only- LOL (as she always does)- visit to the slowest sector in the entire region.  Every day, approximately 5,000-10,000 illegal aliens are crossing into the United States, the advance guard of an international occupation force.  As they belittle and vilify white people using the same tactics that fat toad, Hugo Chavez, employed in Venezuela to transform his country from the most prosperous nation in Latin America to the absolute worst one in less than a decade.  What Hugo did is what the Nazis did before him and that is to single out one group, isolate it, make them highly unpopular, destroy them, and appropriate everything they own.  We must resist and the frigging Republicans must wake the f**k up.
  71. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Even though a federal judge ordered an end to the DACA program, The USCIS- the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is acting as though the judge’s ruling means nothing.  IF President Trump had told a judge to buzz off, he would be impeached yet again, yet that senile fool Joe Biden will get away with everything until his use to his handlers ends.  Ah, well, One America News presents the current numbers of the Biden Border Debacle as follows: first, here is the cost for just this day of caring for the illegal alien invaders: $509,880,896.  Second, here is the cost for this year of caring for all the illegal aliens: $233,934,602,240.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal aliens who have crossed into the United States just this year: 2,397,642.  Fourth and final, here are the numbers for the illegal aliens estimated to be in the country as you read this: 36,397,646.  We have said since the blog’s inception that back in 2009, the numbers were around 35-50 million.  Now, we believe the numbers are closer to 75-to-100 million and this is not good, not good at all.  We must round them up, imprison them in Joe Arpaio-style tent prisons in the desert making them work, then load them onto all available transports and deport them back to whence the f**k they came.
  72. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- We learned today that the Chi-Coms are openly boasting that the Biden regime could not stop them from launching an amphibious and airborne invasion of Taiwan.  The U.S. Navy has been drawing ire over its emphasis on WOKE POLITICS rather than preparing for warfighting.  (Note- we have said this before and will say it again: the Chi-Coms although most likely ultimately victorious in invading Taiwan will suffer losses the likes of which, they cannot comprehend.  Look what the badly outnumbered U.S. Marines did to the Imperial Japanese when the latter invaded Wake Island shortly after Pearl Harbor.  The Taiwanese people are FREE people, and the Chi-Coms are communists, and the FREE people will fight to the bitter end.  We expect the Chi-Coms could easily lose 2-5 million people in the invasion, in the surrounding waters, and in the air.  Sure, a drop in the bucket for them but the global embarrassment would be humiliating to the country that wants to rule both the world and the near Solar System.  What?  Are they planning on building gulags on the moon and Mars?).
  73. 2021 Monday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– (Former) Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe says that the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing should be yanked from that country due to them letting loose the Xi Jinping Bat Flu across the world just as they also covered it up to the best of their abilities.  A new report compiled by the GOP proves beyond the shadow of a doubt that Xi Jinping’s namesake virus was allowed to leak from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Rep. Tim Burchett, R-TN 2nd CD, says there’s NO WAY that Joe Biden will go after Beijing for the crimes they’ve committed.   Meanwhile, a new poll from Rasmussen says that a majority of (brain dead) Dems want mask mandates reinstituted.’  What a swarm of ants.  One of the ants- New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio says HE won’t be reinstituting mask mandates.  The dog dingus is trying to get people to return to the Big Apple.
  74. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– The Biden regime is thrashing around like U.S. Olympian Raven Saunders when she was twerking on the sidelines at the Tokyo Olympic Games this past weekend: since the Centers for Disease Control cannot stop the eviction moratorium, mouthpieces are urging sympathetic states to continue the moratorium.  (Note- look- furloughed and/or unemployed workers were getting an extra $300 per week or $1,200 per month.  WTF weren’t they paying their rent?  Landlords have bills, too, for Christ’s Sake!)  Meanwhile, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-CA 1st CD, says that the GOP is going to have to develop its own COVID-19 protocols.  Next, fully vaccinated Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, is being treated for a mild case of the Chi-Vi.  In other Xi Jinping Bat Flu news, Governor John Bel Edwards, DS-LA, is ordering a new round of INDOOR mask mandates.  Oh, boy.
  75. 2021 Monday K: Voting Integrity-Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Attorney General Mark Brnovich, R-AZ, says that the Democrats and far-left rabble rousers have been abusing the elections systems for years, if not decades.   Meanwhile, nearly 60 House Republicans ask a judge to toss the Department of Justice lawsuit against the State of Georgia over its new voting laws onto the scrap heap of history.  It is a bogus lawsuit filed by a fraudulent Department of Justice.
  76. 2021 Monday K: Political News I– President Donald J. Trump’s attorney said the recent order by U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland directed to the Internal Revenue Service to hand over his client’s tax returns to Congress for yet another ‘shit show’ in the House is both ‘harassment and outrageous.’  Meanwhile, Eli Lake says there’s still time for Joe Biden to ditch the crackpot idea of returning to the Iran nuclear deal talks.  We hope Joe listens, but we know he won’t. 
  77. 2021 Monday M: Political News II– Saturday Night Live cast member Michael Che was forced to scrub his social media accounts after making hateful jokes about gymnast Simone Biles.  Had he made them about a conservative, everything would be fine, but he made them about America’s favorite gymnast and here is what the bozo said: “Larry Nasser [sic] understands Simone Biles better than anyone.  He, too, had to quit doing what he loved at the pinnacle of his career because of mounting pressures.”  Elsewhere, ‘Cho-Mo’ Senator Bob Menendez, DS-NJ, and 10 European counterparts are openly condemning Joe Biden’s Nord Stream 2 ‘deal’ with Vladimir Putin. 
  78. 2021 Monday N: Political News III– Okay, here is some of what is included in the ‘bipartisan infrastructure bill’- $66 billion for railways, $658 billion to expand broadband internet access, $55 billion on clean water projects like getting rid of lead pipes, and $7.5 billion for electric vehicle charging stations.  Here is more of what is in the bill: $2.5 billion on welcome centers for migrants (we suggest minefields), $1 billion for the commission being chaired by Senator Joe Manchin’s wife (nothing like spreading a billion dollars around to buy votes), and money being doled out to various groups will be doled out by RACE and ‘gender identity’ will be recognized as a protected class- what does this have to do with frigging infrastructure?
  79. 2021 Monday O: Mass Shootings News– Over the weekend in Chicago, a long-time Democrat-controlled hellhole, 50 people were shot and five were killed.  Just another weekend in the Windy City but the body count was less than normal.
  80. 2022 Tuesday: Much talk about communist China lighting up Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi should she fly into Taiwan which we find absolutely humorous.  Shoot her down, no one would miss her.  On the serious side, IF the Chi-Coms intend to invade Taiwan- the legitimate China, the REAL China, the rightful owner of the mainland- the Chi-Coms must cross almost 100 miles of open water, dangerous water, perilous water.  Adolf Hitler was stymied by the 20 miles of the English Channel in 1940 and therefore never invaded Great Britain.  Do the Chi-Coms possess the balls to invade Taiwan?  The best way to thwart an invasion fleet is to launch drone swarms in the hundreds of thousands, perhaps in the millions.  Each drone would carry explosives and would swamp the fleet.  They would slash through the bridge windows, down the smokestack funnels and into the engine rooms, into the barrels of the deck guns, into the engines of jet aircraft waiting to launch, while underseas drones would dump mines all around the Chi-Com navy’s vessels.  The devastation would be tremendous, vast numbers of ships, men and materiel sent to the bottom in an instant.  Of course, undeclared nuclear power Taiwan could drop a BIG ONE smack dab in the midst of the invasion fleet.  Problem solved in a second.  It will be interesting to see…Chef Hector Santanamos “El Chilote” De Soto.                                                     

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0910 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Canyon Creek.”  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, giclees, 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.

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The Beach Boys released a jam-packed 3-CD set: “The Platinum Collection: Sounds of Summer Edition” on December 13, 2005.  This set has approximately 60 tunes on it, big hits, not-so-big-hits, B-sides, unreleased, and archival tunes all lovingly compiled by Capitol Records/Brother Records (under the EMI label) with all sorts of additions with which to sweeten the pot- like remakes with the Fat Boys and Status Quo.    IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

The above icon is the “Trademark of Quality and Symbol of Integrity/Logo” of the Magnolia Hilltop Brewers and of What’s Cookin’ Productions.    (Editor’s Note: we pay the estate of Beverly Carrick an annual fee by which, we can show her paintings to the world.  We make NO money from the estate’s sales of her world-famous artworks).  Total Word Count: 5,440.  Chef Hector Santanamos “El Chilote” De Soto.

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[i] We hope to promote the music of both the Band and its members sometime in the next 10-15 years.  The presentation would include the solo catalogs of Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, and Richard Manuel.

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

[iii] We began celebrating the music of Wishbone Ash beginning on Sunday, October 28, 2018, and continued it through Sunday, January 06, 2019.  From there, we covered the music of Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash beginning on January 07, 2019, through Sunday, January 13, 2019.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection of the BEST rock-and-roll music.  You will be glad you did.

[iv] We shared the music of Deep Purple, Ian Gillan, Captain Beyond, Elf, and Rainbow beginning on Tuesday, 20-March-2018 and concluded this massive offering on Sunday, 14-October-2018.  Please seek out the music by all of these phenomenal bands.  All are fabulous.

[v] We promoted the music of the Association beginning on Wednesday, 25-September-2013 through Monday, 07-October-2013.  These guys were amazing, we hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your growing collection of albums and CDs.

[vi] 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)

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

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

[ix] 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)

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

[xi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

213. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 01, 2022

2022 Monday: Friends, let me float a theory by you: could the war in Ukraine be a false flag operation of sorts? Joe Biden’s regime is on its last legs and the goons still have two years to go. Still, the world is accepting skyrocketing gas prices, energy shortages, food shortages, Russian and communist Chinese hegemony, and a concerted effort to topple prosperous Western democracies all in the name of saving a despotic regime in Eastern Europe.

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213. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 01, 2022:

Colorado Day (Colorado)

U.S. Interior Secretary Robert McClelland; U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger; U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas; U.S. Secretaries of War William H. Crawford, Lewis Cass, Joseph Holt, Robert Todd Lincoln, Russell A. Alger, and Elihu Root; Acting U.S. Secretary of War Alexander J. Dallas; Chef Olaf Bologolo, Bachman-Turner Overdrive featuring Tim Bachman, Bad Company featuring Boz Burrell, “The Twist” by Chubby Checker, Deep Purple featuring Tommy Bolin, Def Leppard featuring Joe Elliott, the Grass Roots featuring Ricky Coonce, the Grateful Dead featuring Jerry Garcia, the Kinks featuring Ian Gibbons, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band featuring Geoff Britton, “Voodoo Lounge” by the Rolling Stones, and UFO featuring Paul Gray:

  1. 30 BC: Julius Caesar’s great nephew Gaius Octavian and his troops enter the Egyptian city of Alexandria bringing the North African nation under the authority of the Roman Republic, soon to be the Roman Empire.   Meanwhile, Roman General Mark Anthony commits suicide rather than surrender to Octavian; he was 53 years old.  His lover- and the mother of Julius Caesar’s son, Caesarion- committed suicide a brief time later walled up in her burial chamber.  Her method: a King Cobra.
  2. 1177 Monday: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I and the 170th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander III sign the Treaty of Venice, bestowing power to the emperor.
  3. 1619 Thursday: The first black slaves arrive in North America, 20 poor souls, landing at Jamestown, Virginia, on this date.  Unbeknownst to stupid, mostly white liberals four centuries later, the blacks followed in the footsteps of indentured Irish laborers, people who were worth a dime a dozen and who suffered mightily at the hands of the bondholders.  Blacks had a price, the Irish did not, thus the slaveowners were obligated to provide better treatment to their slaves than to their indentured laborers.
  4. 1628 Tuesday: Austrian Emperor Ferdinand II declares that ALL Protestants in his empire convert to Catholicism.
  5. 1714 Wednesday: Britain’s Queen Anne died at age 49; George the I succeeded her.
  6. 1732 Friday: Construction crews lay the foundation for the Bank of England.
  7. 1774 Monday: Scientist Joseph Priestly and chemist Carl Wilhelm isolated oxygen from the air for the first time.
  8. 1780 Tuesday: A declining power, Sweden declares its neutrality so as to avoid fighting European wars.
  9. 1781 Wednesday: A British army under the command of General Charles Cornwallis occupies Yorktown, Virginia.
  10. 1790 Sunday: The first census of the U.S. population gives the figure of 3,939,214.  The areas included were the present states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia.
  11. 1807 Saturday: In Greencastle, Pennsylvania, future 4th U.S. Interior Secretary Robert McClelland is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Pierce from March 08, 1853, to March 09, 1857.
  12. 1815 Tuesday: The 9th U.S. Secretary of State William H. Crawford assumed office on this date.  Crawford served under President James Madison from today until October 22, 1816, and then became Treasury secretary.  Meanwhile, U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas stepped down from office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from March 02, 1815, until today.
  13. 1831 Monday: The 14th U.S. Secretary of War Lewis Cass assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until October 04, 1836, and then became ambassador to France, then U.S. Senator from Michigan, then President Pro Tempore of U.S. Senate and finally 22nd U.S. Secretary of State.
  14. 1834 Friday: Great Britain abolishes slavery throughout its Empire.  (They switched to using an endless supply of prison convicts).
  15. 1843 Tuesday: In Springfield, Illinois, future 35th U.S. Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln is born.  A Republican, he would serve under Presidents James A. Garfield and then Chester Alan Arthur from March 05, 1881, to March 04, 1885.
  16. 1867 Thursday: For the first time in U.S. history, blacks living in a southern state vote in state elections.
  17. 1873 Friday: Andrew S. Hallidie successfully tested a cable car, doing the design for San Francisco.
  18. 1876 Tuesday: Colorado became the 38th state to join the United States.
  19. 1893 Tuesday: Henry Perky and William Ford patented shredded wheat.
  20. 1894 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., the 25th U.S. Secretary of War Joseph Holt died at age 87.  A Republican, he served under President James Buchannan from January 18, 1861, to March 05, 1861.
  21. 1899 Tuesday: The 40th U.S. Secretary of War Russell A. Alger left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from March 05, 1897, until today.  His replacement- the 41st U.S. Secretary of War Elihu Root- assumed office on this date.  A Republican, too, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from today until January 31, 1904.
  22. 1907 Thursday: The U.S. Army Signal Corps established an aeronautical division, the forerunner of the U.S. Air Force.
  23. 1911 Tuesday: Harriet Quimby became the first woman to receive a U.S. pilot’s certificate from the Aero Club of America.  Her accomplishments included being the first woman to fly across the English Channel; however due to an accident she suffered in July 1912, she died at age 37.
  24. 1914 Saturday: The German army crosses the border at Trois Vierges into Luxembourg; Kaiser Wilhelm II declares war on nephew, Tsar Nicholas II’s Russia, too.  France and Germany continue mobilization…World War I gets underway.
  25. 1918 Thursday: British troops occupy Vladivostok, Russia, to help the White Russians fight the Reds.
  26. 1926 Sunday: French troops find themselves fighting the Druze in Damascus, Syria.
  27. 1930 Friday: In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, future 62nd U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger is born.  A Republican, he served under President George H.W. Bush from December 08, 1992, to January 20, 1993.
  28. 1933 Tuesday: In Dutch-controlled Indonesia, the authorities arrest resistance leader and future prime minister, Sukarno.  
  29. 1936 Saturday: The Olympics opened in Berlin with a ceremony presided over by Adolf Hitler.  The event would conclude on August 16. 
  30. 1940 Thursday: Adolf Hitler is chomping on the bit.  He has the German General Staff working hard at revising Operation Sealion, the German invasion of the British Isles.  The British are putting up a fight in the air and on the sea and the invasion cannot go forward until the Germans are masters of both.  The Luftwaffe must gain complete control of British skies. 
  31. 1941 Friday: New York Yankee pitcher Lefty Gomez walks a Major League Baseball record of batters—11—in a shutout game.  The Yankees won 9-0 over the St. Louis Browns.
  32. 1942 Saturday: Jerry Garcia, noted guitarist and singer with the Grateful Dead[i] and with other groups or as a solo artist, was born on this date in San Francisco, California.
  33. 1943 Sunday: Rioting broke out in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood after a false rumor spread that a police officer had shot and killed a black U.S. Army soldier who in fact had only been wounded; six people were killed in the violence.  Elsewhere, after the Japanese destroyer Amagiri collided with PT-109 during a nighttime mishap, the patrol boat sank off the coast of the Solomon Islands.  Lt. John F. Kennedy was in command of the PT-boat and eleven of the thirteen crewmembers survived the collision and subsequent sinking.  Meanwhile, future drummer with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band- Geoff Britton (1979)- is born in Lewisham, Southeast London.
  34. 1944 Tuesday: An uprising broke out in Warsaw against the Nazi occupation; the revolt lasted two months before collapsing.   The Poles had been securing and building up weapons in preparation for killing their Nazi tormentors.  Meanwhile, the Russians are drawing closer to Warsaw but won’t come to the aid of the Poles until after the Nazis crush the uprising.  
  35. 1945 Wednesday: Chef-blogger with the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, Olaf Bologolo, is born on this date in Hanford, California.
  36. 1946 Thursday: The United States established the Atomic Energy Commission.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the British bands King Crimson[ii] and Bad Company[iii]—Boz Burrell—is born in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England, on this date.   Elsewhere, future rock drummer with the Grass Roots[iv]—Ricky Coonce—is born in Los Angeles, California.
  37. 1951 Wednesday: Tommy Bolin, future guitarist with the bands, Zephyr[v], the James Gang[vi], and Deep Purple[vii], is born on this date in Sioux City, Iowa.  Elsewhere, future guitarist-vocalist Tim Bachman, who would play in Bachman-Turner Overdrive, [viii] is born in Winnipeg, Canada.
  38. 1953 Saturday: The first-ever aluminum-faced building underwent completion on this date.
  39. 1956 Wednesday: Congress amended the Social Security Act to provide benefits to disabled workers aged 50-64 and disabled adult children.
  40. 1957 Thursday: Canada and the United States create NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
  41. 1958 Friday: The nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus begins its dive beneath the polar ice cap.  Meanwhile, the price of a First-Class stamp in the U.S. goes from 3-cents to 4-cents, the first increase in 26 years.  Elsewhere, in Rochford, England, future member of the British rock band, UFO- Paul Gray (guitars/bass)- is born.
  42. 1959 Saturday: Future rock vocalist with the British hard rock band, Def Leppard[ix]—Joe Elliott—is born on this date in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.
  43. 1960 Monday: Chubby Checker[x] releases the hit single, “The Twist,” which would create a brand-new dance sensation bearing the same name.  
  44. 1966 Monday: Charles Joseph Whitman, 25, went on a shooting rampage at the University of Texas in Austin, killing 14 people.  Police gunned down Whitman, who had also murdered his wife and mother hours earlier.
  45. 1971 Sunday: George Harrison[xi] and friends’ concert for Bangladesh takes place in New York City.  This amazing show opened with Ravi Shankar and his fellow musicians performing Indian music and then various members of various British and U.S. rock bands such as Eric Clapton, Leon Russell, Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Badfinger, Billy Preston, aka the ‘Fifth Beatle,’ and loads of others.  We advise everyone to look for this album and movie.
  46. 1973 Wednesday: The movie “American Graffiti” opened in movie theaters worldwide.
  47. 1975 Friday: The Helsinki accords pledged the signatory nations to respect human rights.
  48. 1976 Sunday: Elizabeth Taylor divorces her sixth husband, Richard Burton, whom she had married a second time.
  49. 1981 Saturday: The rock music video channel MTV made its debut on this date; however, it now focuses on perversion, homosexuality, and other disgusting and degrading forms of ‘entertainment.’  
  50. 1982 Sunday: During their invasion of Lebanon, the Israelis blast the capital city of Beirut.
  51. 1986 Friday: John McEnroe and Tatum O’Neal married on this date.
  52. 1987 Saturday: Mike Tyson beats Tony “TNT” Tucker in a unanimous 12-round with which to retain the WBA, WBC, and won the IBF heavyweight boxing title.  Besides winning the IBF title from Tucker in a title unification bout, Tyson put his record to 31-0 while Tubbs’ record went to 34-1-1.
  53. 1988 Monday: Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh began broadcasting his nationally syndicate radio program on this date.
  54. 1990 Wednesday: Iraq pulls out of talks with Kuwait; soon the invasion would begin.
  55. 1993 Sunday: Reggie Jackson won admittance to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
  56. 1994 Monday: The Rolling Stones[xii] begin the Voodoo Lounge World Tour.  Elsewhere, Michael Jackson[xiii] and Lisa Marie Presley confirmed they had secretly married 11 weeks earlier.  However, in January 1996, Presley filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences with the “King of Pop.”
  57. 2005 Monday: Upon the death of King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Prince Abdullah becomes king. 
  58. 2006 Tuesday: Israel’s Security Council decides to continue the incursion into Lebanon even though the world is calling on the Israelis to stop fighting that Hezbollah trash set in motion.  Don’t stop until you wipe all of them out.  Period.
  59. 2007 Wednesday: The eight-lane Interstate 35W Bridge, a major Minneapolis artery, collapsed into the Mississippi River during even rush hour, killing 13 people.  Elsewhere, the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex goes down a whopping 615 points in a single day, the third such worst collapse in the history of stock markets.
  60. 2008 Friday: Unemployment in the United States hits 5.7-percent, its highest rate in four years.  You know it must be an election year.
  61. 2009 Saturday: The thugs ruling Venezuela order the closure of at least 34 privately-owned radio stations.  It’s all for the ‘revolution’ don’t you know?  No- it’s what flipping communist do.  First thing that goes is freedom of speech.  Meanwhile, in Punjab, Pakistan, following claims that Christians desecrated a Holy Quran, jihadists murder six Christians. 
  62. 2010 Sunday: Following Palestinian thugs firing rockets into Israel last night, the Israelis launch airstrikes against Hamas thugs in the Gaza Strip.  Elsewhere, Venezuelan thug dictator Hugo Chavez- claiming the Colombians are going to invade his country to liberate people- threatens to send Venezuelan military forces to their shared border.  Colombia responds that in so many words, he’s full of fecal matter.
  63. 2011 Monday: Muslims are getting mighty uppity in Xinjiang Province, China, what with rioting which has led to at least 11 deaths including five jihadists and another 20-to-30 injured.  The Chi-Coms are preparing to crack down on the scum.  Meanwhile, North Korea continues playing the United States for chumps by saying they are willing to engage in the Six-Party Talks yet again.  Fine people, exceptionally fine people, the lying North Koreans.   Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives holds another vote and this time is able to raise the DEBT LIMIT CEILING so as to avert the 2011 Debt Limit Ceiling Crisis.  The Democrats want to spend and spend and spend…so what else is new?  
  64. 2012 Wednesday: Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak announces that in 30 days, ALL ultra-orthodox Jewish men will become available for the nation’s military draft.  Of course, the ultra-orthodox are unhappy but when it comes to defending one’s country, you do what you must do.
  65. 2013 Thursday: Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Republican, urged grassroots activists to join him in his fight to defund the president’s signature law, the Affordable Care Act…they donated millions to the cause.   Meanwhile, defying Barack Obama and the United States, Vladimir Putin granted Edward Snowden temporary asylum, allowing the National Security Agency leaker to slip out of the Moscow airport where he had been holed up for weeks.
  66. 2014 Friday: Days after imposing additional sanctions against Russia, U.S. President Barack Obama contacts Russian President Vladimir Putin to express concern about Russia’s continuing support of Ukrainian separatists.  Meanwhile, a medical examiner ruled that a New York City police officer’s chokehold caused the death of Eric Garner, whose videotaped arrest, and final pleas of “I can’t breathe!” had sparked outrage.  What happened to Mr. Garner was not right; however, as impartial we must point out that from the moment police tried to take Garner into custody, he resisted arrest and continued resisting arrest until he died.  Do not fight the cops when they want to arrest you.
  67. 2015 Saturday: After Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla warned creditors the previous June that if its debt did not undergo restructuring to keep the commonwealth afloat, Puerto Rico fails to make a $58 billion payment on bonds issued by the Public Finance Corporation.  In other news, Palestinian riffraff have been causing trouble for the Israelis who after the scumbags murder an innocent wee babe in his crib by setting him on fire leads Israeli Defense Forces to take the fight to the human garbage.  At least two Palestinian 17-year-olds are killed in the resulting fray.
  68. 2016 Monday:  In the autonomous district of Yamalo-Nenets, Siberia, an outbreak of anthrax kills one person, sickens another eight, and kills at least 2,300 reindeer.  The authorities blame it on…climate change…what else?  Elsewhere, after receiving a request from the ‘government’ in Libya to take out ISIS thugs in Sirte, NATO warplanes arrive on scene, drops loads of bombs, and according to the government kills a whole lotta scumbags.
  69. 2017 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate confirms the Honorable Christopher A. Wray the next head of the FBI, thus ending the era of the corrupt James Comey.  Elsewhere, in Herat, Afghanistan, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- strikes again when a bomb blast at the Jawadia Shia Mosque kills at least 30 and injures and maims countless others.  Got to love the religion!  Next, famed keyboardist with the rock band, Steppenwolf- Goldy McJohn- died in Seattle, Washington, on this date from a heart attack; he was 72 years old.
  70. 2018 Wednesday: The remains of dozens of presumed casualties of the Korean War were returned to U.S. soil; in an emotional ceremony in Hawaii, military members carried 55 boxes draped with American flags off two military transport planes.  Meanwhile, in Paris, angry ticket agents at the Eiffel Tower go on strike leaving tens of thousands of tourists perplexed as to WTF to do?
  71. 2019 Thursday: Keyboardist with the Kinks[xiv] from 1979 to the early 1990s- Ian Gibbons- died at his home in England from bladder cancer; he was only 67.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate confirms Kelly Craft as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.  Elsewhere, due to Chi-Com intransigence, President Donald J. Trump announces via a tweet that starting September 1, 2019, the U.S. is going to slap a 10-percent tariff on $300 billion of Chi-Com exports.  Good.  The SOBs have been raping the United States for a long, long time.  Time to make those bloodsuckers pay.
  72. 2020 Saturday: Florida is bracing today for incoming Hurricane Isaias.  Meanwhile, Democrats and Republicans are working hard to craft a new Chinese Virus relief package.  The Democrats want to continue giving unemployed Americans $600 atop their state unemployment checks while the GOP wants to slash the additional funding to $200 atop the weekly state unemployment checks.  The GOP wants workers to return to work while the Democrats seek to keep them at home, dependent upon federal government until well after the November elections.  Democrats seek to topple the U.S. economy as only then can uber-leftists force Marxism down the throats of the American people.  Finally, BOTH Democrats and Republicans slam President Donald J. Trump for seeking to remove U.S. troops from Germany and redeploy them farther east to countries such as Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, as well as bring some of them home.  Very few NATO member countries fail to pay their annual 2-percent dues.   As for the most prosperous nation in Western Europe and a linchpin of the alliance: Germany wants U.S. troops to protect them from Russia, yet Angela Merkel makes energy deals with Vladimir Putin for natural gas pipelines coming directly into her country.  This is bulls**t! 
  73. 2020 Saturday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, the Kung Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 17,594,541 confirmed cases, UP 273,147, 679,439 confirmed deaths, UP 5,617, and 10,333,166 confirmed recoveries, UP 178,140.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 4,686,214 confirmed cases, UP 61,034 new cases, 156,370 confirmed deaths, UP 1,124, and 2,293,228 confirmed recoveries, UP 30,254. 
  74. 2020 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states where 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: 500,130 confirmed cases, 9,224 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 2,197 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,243 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 55,803 confirmed cases, 1,564 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at the numbers of another state we haven’t looked at lately, Pennsylvania, the “Keystone State,” one of the worst states for out-of-control liberal politics.  The number of cases in the state is 112,936 while the number of deaths is 13,588.  No mention of the number of confirmed recoveries.  Such a shame but the one thing we do know is that Governor Tom Wolf is little more than a hardcore political hack.
  75. 2021 Sunday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 198,968,742 confirmed cases, +460,657, 4,239,563 confirmed deaths, +7,115 and 179,593,456 confirmed recoveries, +342,991.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,767,126 confirmed cases, UP 21,102 from yesterday’s reporting, 629,380 confirmed deaths, UP 70, [i] and 29,673,290 confirmed recoveries, UP 7,173.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]  
  76. 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 310,938 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 93,140 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  77. 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: 3,965,396 confirmed cases, 64,423 confirmed deaths, and 2,100,971 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,636,066 confirmed cases, 39,079 confirmed deaths, and 2,089,018 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 42,862 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 474,835 confirmed cases, 6,168 confirmed deaths, and 230,729 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Missouri: they have 681,518 confirmed cases, 10,289 confirmed deaths, and 577,236 confirmed recoveries. [iii]    
  78. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 875,801 confirmed cases, 6,477 confirmed deaths, and 850,950 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Gambia, 166th country on the list: 7,709 cases of the virus, 212 confirmed deaths and 6,600 confirmed recoveries. [iv]     
  79. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,935.47, DOWN 149.06 points (-0.42%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,672.68, DOWN 105.59 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,395.26, DOWN 23.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.81 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.55 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,045.90 per troy oz, -2.50 (-0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, 0.00 (-0.04%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,660.50 per troy oz, +14.52 (+0.55%).[vi] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per CNY/T, +22,500.00 (+2.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,597.75 per USD/T, +2.25 (+0.09%). [vii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Iraqi Dinar, one greenback equals 1,458.00 and in Jamaican Dollar, a buck equal 154.26 and in Japanese Yen, one dollar equals 109.70 of theirs. [viii]        
  80. 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 $4.373 per gallon, $2.971 in Florida, $4.084 in Hawaii, and $3.854 in Washington state. [ix]    Let’s look at one other location- Louisiana: $2.816.  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- Jamaica: $4.711 per U.S. Gallon.[x]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,591,181,135,271 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xi]  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 United Arab Emirates, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Mexico with $49 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.
  81. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 131 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the horrendous humanitarian disaster along the southern border and to have done absolutely NOTHING about it.  It’s also her 37th day since her one and only visit to the southern border and to have done absolutely NOTHING about it.   When we say ‘nothing,’ we mean, “NOTHING.”  It is time she laid down her duties- not that she ever picked them up- and returned home to spend more time with her family.  Adios.  Customs and Border Protection officials report that in the month of June, the authorities caught 190,000 illegals which means many, many more were able to have beaten the dragnet.   Speaking of CBP, former acting commissioner of the organization- Mark Morgan- calls out the hypocrisy of both Joe Biden and the Democrats over their stoppage of the border wall construction- ‘it would be cheaper to complete the wall rather than care for all of these frigging illegal aliens.’
  82. 2021 Sunday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Speaking of the horrendous ongoing mess along the southern border, here are the numbers reported by One America News for this disgusting disaster we have no choice but to watch.  It affects all of us, it harms all of us, and it will eat away at the guts of the country until everything implodes.  First, here is the COST THIS DAY of caring for all the frigging illegal aliens: $583,016,384.   Second, here is the COST THIS YEAR: $232,911,831,040.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal aliens estimated to have crossed the border this year: 2,387,159.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegals believed to be within the United States: 36,387,160.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- if you have read our blog site for any length of time, then you know we estimated as far back as 2009 when we first began being the voice of the culinary worker and professional chef that back then, we believed the number to be between 35-to-50 million whereas now, we suspect the honest-to-God number is closer to 75-100 million which means we have the seeds of our own demise residing within our country.  DEPORT THEM NOW no matter the difficulty or the cost.
  83. 2021 Sunday H: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– While sending Cubans back to their communist hellhole, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says that at least 100,000 Haitians will be provided work permits so they can work (and vote) in the U.S. without fear.  Elsewhere, seizures of fentanyl along the southern border are up by as much as 4,000-percent.  CBP officials report the drug comes from labs in Mexico supplied by the Chi-Coms and that it is used in cocaine, heroin, and in pill presses to create fake oxycontin and other pharmaceutical prescribed drugs being used by Americans.  Deaths are going way up once again now that President Donald J. Trump is not in the White House.
  84. 2021 Sunday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Former Iranian thug President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says that while HE was president, the government lied for EIGHT years about its countless human rights abuses and violations.  Mahmoud, everyone knows that.  Iranian leaders are ALL liars.  Elsewhere, the government of Myanmar has extended its ‘state of emergency’ with the leader of the coup proclaimed the prime minister.  Meanwhile, the war in Afghanistan continues to rage what with the cities of Herat, Lashkar Gah, and Kandahar being attacked and overwhelmed in some places.  In the western portion of the country, the Taliban has attacked a United Nations compound.
  85. 2021 Sunday J:  COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– As drooling Joe Biden continues trying to discern ways by which he can coerce the American people into taking the Kung Flu vaccines, Governor Kim Reynolds, R-IA, says ‘nope’ to offering $100 incentives to entice her citizens into getting the shots.  (Note- we suspect they could jack it up to $1,000 per jab and people would still say, “HELL, NO, we are not getting this duck dreck”).  Meanwhile, CNN ‘health expert’ John Berman puts the blame for the ongoing ‘pandemic’ onto the shoulders of the unvaccinated while totally ignoring the wide-open borders and the hundreds of thousands of infected illegals pouring across into the United States.  Good try, Mr. Berman, but it’s all bullshit.  This dimwit also says that Joe Biden declared victory ‘way too early.’ 
  86. 2021 Sunday K: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Two countries- Thailand and Indonesia- are pushing away from using Chi-Com vaccines, finding fault with how they are manufactured and the myriad side effects they cause the recipients.  (Note- NO one should use any vaccine from either the Chi-Coms or the Russians.  Both are f**ked up countries).   Elsewhere, a new poll says that only 45-percent of the American people are concerned about getting the Chi-Vi while 13-percent- hardcore liberals- wet their beds at night in terror of contracting it.   What’s more, Xi Jinping Bat Flu deaths and hospitalizations are at record lows.  Yes, the Delta variant of the Chi-Com flu is much more contagious- like the common cold- but much less lethal.  Also let’s not forget that about one week ago today, the Dems were beginning to drive up the fears of the Lambda variant but then abruptly yanked that one back for use at a later date.  Delta comes from India while Lambda comes from Peru. 
  87. 2021 Sunday L: Health and Medical Alerts– Fox News host Judge Janine Pirro says that the government is setting up for future COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions- especially going into 2022 so the Dems and their RINO sycophants can replicate the elections theft they perfected in conjunction with the Chi-Coms in 2020.  Judge Pirro points out that the LEFT is the science deniers.  She also asked what the ‘endgame’ in this horrible scheme is? In other Chi-Vi news, the Centers for Disease Control is paying the National Football League’s Alumni Association $3.5 million to get retired players to coerce current players into taking the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines even though they have no desire to do it.  Next, in two San Francisco, California, hospitals, 233 breakthrough cases among fully vaccinated staff have occurred with at least TWO of them hospitalized.  Finally, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, R, is blasting health officials for exaggerating COVID-19’s danger via their frightening hyperbole.
  88. 2021 Sunday M: Political News I– The ‘mask mandate’ imposed by nonagenarian U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is not only unpopular with most Republicans, but  also becoming increasingly unpopular with many Democrats as well- so says the polls.  Speaking of mask mandates, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel “Bow-Wow” Bowser like many other Democrats- including “Mumbles” Pelosi and her corpulent sidekick, Rep. Jerrold “Tub-of-Goo” Nadler, DS-NY 10th CD, all have been captured wandering around sans masks.  Next, Democrats are fretting over the fact that millions of Americans could soon be homeless once the moratorium on evictions vanishes but here’s the deal: most of the $45 billion earmarked for helping renters and mortgage holders keep current remains unused which means it’s resting peacefully in the pockets of Democrat and RINO politicians.   
  89. 2021 Sunday N: Political News II– We have been long hoping for this but it sounds like former Alaska GOP Governor Sarah Palin could return to politics and take a go at highly unpopular current Senator Lisa Murkowski in 2022.  We hope to God she runs and beats this Republican-in-name-only.  She would be an amazing addition to the U.S. Senate.  Meanwhile, U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd CD, says that ‘IF he gets the gavel in November 2022, he will launch investigations into drooling Joe Biden and extremely corrupt House Speaker “Mumbles” Pelosi.   Speaking of moronic Democrats, the police chief of Charleston, South Carolina, Luther Reynolds, says that the Democrats’ Defund the Police scheme is blowing up in their faces.
  90. 2021 Sunday O: Business News– Amazon has been slammed with a $886 million fine over a recent data law breach.  Meanwhile, British-based bank Monzo Bank Ltd finds itself embroiled in a money-laundering mess.
  91. 2022 Monday: Friends, let me float a theory by you: could the war in Ukraine be a false flag operation of sorts?  Joe Biden’s regime is on its last legs and the goons still have two years to go.  Still, the world is accepting skyrocketing gas prices, energy shortages, food shortages, Russian and communist Chinese hegemony, and a concerted effort to topple prosperous Western democracies all in the name of saving a despotic regime in Eastern Europe.  I suspect that once liberal lunatics such as Joe f**king Biden seize power as his good buddy, Justin Trudeau has already done and others follow, the New World Order will be imposed on the global population with the Chi-Coms at the top.  This is evil, coordinated, and propaganda/fake news supported, and I fear if they find a way to force everyone to remain at home another election cycle, it will become a fait accompli.  Although Ukraine is being destroyed, it will be rebuilt once the world is starved into submission, the people driven into poverty, and freeze in the winters and broil in the summers, it will be too late.  Tell me what you think- Chef Hector.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0909 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Verbenas and Saguaros.”  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, giclees, 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:

The next album by Beach Boys’ genius, Brian Wilson, is his first seasonal release: “What I Really Want for Christmas,” an album that came out on October 18, 2005.  The Beach Boys had a glorious Christmas album so it would make sense that Brian would do something similar and thus, here it is.  Besides doing some of his classic Beach Boys tunes such as “Little St. Nick” and “The Man with All the Toys,” he delivers some amazing covers of other, classic Yuletide tunes.  As always, he has a superb cast of supporting musicians with which to deliver a delightful holiday package.  We hope you will seek this one out and consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure around the holidays.  You will be extremely glad you did- we guarantee it.

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[i] We began promoting the music of the Grateful Dead- including Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Phil Lesh- beginning on Tuesday, 30-August-2011 through Wednesday, 11-January-2012.  Then, we did a second series featuring more albums by this fabled San Francisco band beginning on Friday, 09-August-2013 through Monday, 19-August-2013.  At some point, we will have to do a third series as the music from this band never ends.  Please, seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[ii] We promoted the music of King Crimson, one of the greatest prog-rock bands of all time beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 through Sunday, 21-December-2014.  We hope you will check them out as the remain active to this day.

[iii] We promoted the music of Led Zeppelin- among other numerous interconnected bands beginning with the Yardbirds on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through vocalist Paul Rodgers of both Free and Bad Company on Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope you will check them all out.

[iv] We offered the music of this famed West Coast band- the Grass Roots- beginning on Thursday, 06-February-2014 through Saturday, 22-February-2014.  We hope you will seek their music out by visiting whatever site you choose for the absolute best in rock music.  You will be glad you did.

[v] Not sure if we will ever get to the music of Zephyr but we sure as heck to do so within the next, uh, 25 years or so.

[vi] We promoted the music of the James Gang beginning on Saturday, 11-August-2012 through Monday, 27-August-2012.  We did not do the solo discography of Joe Walsh at the time but when we arrive at the Eagles, we most certainly will.

[vii] We shared the music of Deep Purple, Ian Gillan, Captain Beyond, Elf, and Rainbow beginning on Tuesday, 20-March-2018 and concluded this massive offering on Sunday, 14-October-2018.  Please seek out the music by all of these phenomenal bands.  All are fabulous.

[viii] On Wednesday, 14-June-2017, we began presenting the music of the Guess Who and of its individual members- including Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, and Bravebelt.  The entire discography ran from the above date through Sunday, 01-October-2017.  We hope you will check them out.

[ix] Not sure when we will offer the music of Def Leppard but we hope to do it sometime within the next decade.  Please, keep posted for further information.

[x] When we do the old rock-and-rollers and the blues men, Chubby Checkers will be among them.

[xi] 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.    We hope you will seek them out and consider adding these albums to your collection.  We thank you.

[xii] We shared the music of the Rolling Stones (and the group’s individual members) beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members solo projects.

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

[xiv] We presented the music of the Kinks, as well as of Ray and Dave Davies, beginning on Monday, 22-December-2014 through Sunday, 15-March-2015.  We hope you will check out the music of this original British invasion band as they are as relevant today as they were more than 50 years ago.  Sure beats the hell out of Maroon Five.

[xv] 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)

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

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

[xviii] 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)

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

[xx] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

44. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2022, UPDATE

It was a great Super Bowl today. Congratulations to Matthew Stafford, Cooper Kupp, and the Rams. The Bengals played their hearts out and we will see Joe Burrows and Cincinnati in next year’s Super Bowl, possibly in a rematch…

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44. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2022, UPDATE:

Super Bowl LVI

It was a great Super Bowl today.  Congratulations to Matthew Stafford, Cooper Kupp, and the Rams.   The Bengals played their hearts out and we will see Joe Burrows and Cincinnati in next year’s Super Bowl, possibly in a rematch…

  1. 2022 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole: 412,258,399 confirmed cases, +1,473,541, 5,834,297 confirmed deaths, +5,000 and 332,820,044 confirmed recoveries, +2,152,342. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 79,325,576 confirmed cases, UP 31,652 from yesterday’s reporting, 943,411 confirmed deaths, UP +467,[i] and 49,836,893 confirmed recoveries, UP 77,499 We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]    
  2. 2022 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths- Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 494,027 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 raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 130,775 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in TWELVE MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 389 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.            
  3. 2022 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: 8,800,789 confirmed cases, 82,851 confirmed deaths, and 8,717,938 confirmed recoveries (since California won’t report recoveries anymore, we are doing it).  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,785,719 confirmed cases, 67,328 confirmed deaths, and 3,736,783 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 231,510 confirmed cases, 1,262 confirmed deaths, and 230,248 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,410,596 confirmed cases, 11,316 confirmed deaths, and 1,399,280 confirmed recoveries (lazy bastards- it’s the weekend).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., New Mexico: they have 500,516 confirmed cases, 6,658 confirmed deaths, and 376,960 confirmed recoveries.[iii]   
  4. 2022 Sunday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day- Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 3,426,103 confirmed cases, 9,544 confirmed deaths, and 3,131,754 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Andorra, 148th place on the list: 37,140 cases of the virus, 148 confirmed death and 35,753 confirmed recoveries.[iv]                      
  5. 2022 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,738.06, DOWN 503.53 points (-1.43%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,791.15 DOWN 349.49 points (-2.78%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,418.64, DOWN 85.44 points (-1.90%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $93.90 per barrel, +4.02 (+4.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,860.60 per troy oz., +23.20 (+1.26%) while the price of SILVER is $23.60 per troy ounce, +0.08 (+0.33%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,026.10 per troy oz, +16.40 (+1.57%) while the price of COPPER is $4.44 per pound, -0.22 (-4.68%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,318.26 per troy oz., +63.25 (+2.80%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,350.00 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,410,000.00 per CNY/T, +27,500,000.00 (+1.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,188.00 per USD/T, -93.00 (-2.83%). The price of ZINC is $3,674.00 per troy oz., -68.50 (-1.82%).   The price of COCOA is $2,766.00 per USD/T, -20.00 (-0.72%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,294.90 USD 1,000 board feet +45.00 (+3.60%).[vi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.36 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.88 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.52.    In Ghana Cedi, one greenback equals 6.25 and in Gibraltar Pound, a buck equals 0.74 and in Guatemalan Quetzal, one dollar equals 7.68 of theirs.[vii]       
  6. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $4.699 per gallon, $3.457 in Florida, $4.461 in Hawaii, and $3.952 in Washington state.[viii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Arkansas- $3.166.  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 124th HIGHEST gasoline price in the world- Austria: $6.297 per U.S. Gallon.[ix]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,030,742,029,690 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[x]  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 Australia the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Arab Emirates holds $32,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  7. 2022 Sunday F: Today is Super Bowl LVI.  It was a tough game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Los Angeles Rams.  Final score, 23-20 with the Rams winning.  The final stats were the Bengals 13-8-0 and the Rams 16-5-0.  Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp was the MVP.  

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[i] 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)

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

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

[iv] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

FOLKS, JOE HAS GOT TO GO- NOW!

44. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2022

In the final news of the night, we learned that the worthless loser, “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell- always playing both sides of the aisle- condemns Donald J. Trump after NOT voting to convict. He blasts him and blames him for all events that happened on January 06, 2021, before, during, and after the Capitol Hill Riots in which, Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs infiltrated Trump supporters and carried out one of the all-time great False Flag operations in the history of the United States.

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44. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2022:

Super Bowl LVI

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Louis Brandeis, Robert H. Jackson, and Antonin Scalia; U.S. Attorney General Robert H. Jackson; U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander H. H. Stuart; U.S. Secretary of State Robert Lansing; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Adam J. Szubin; U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin; U.S. Secretary of War John Aaron Rawlins; Senator Richard Blumenthal; Foreigner featuring Edward John “Ed” Gagliardi, Genesis featuring Peter Gabriel, Loverboy featuring Donald Scott Smith, the Monkees featuring Peter Tork, the Outlaws featuring Waylon Jennings, “Dark Side of the Moon” by Pink Floyd, and Traffic featuring Rebop Kwaku Baah:

  1. 931 Tuesday: The reign of the 124th Roman Catholic Pope Stephen VII ended on this date.  He first became pontiff on February 03, 929.
  2. 1130 Thursday: The reign of the 163rd Roman Catholic Pope Honorius II ended on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on December 21, 1124.
  3. 1349 Thursday: The citizens of Bergdorf, Switzerland, expel their Jews.
  4. 1542 Friday: The fifth wife of English King Henry VIII, Catherine Howard, underwent beheading for adultery (when the real reason for it was that she could not conceive a child).
  5. 1566 Sunday: The Spaniards found the city of St. Augustine, Florida.
  6. 1599 Saturday: In Sienna, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, future Roman Catholic Pope Alexander VII is born.  He would become the 237th pontiff on April 07, 1655, and would guide global Catholicism until May 22, 1667.  
  7. 1633 Sunday: Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before the Inquisition.  He was accused of defending Copernican theory that the Earth revolved around the sun instead of the other way around.  He was found vehemently suspect of heresy and ended up being sentenced to a form of house arrest…but at least, he had his life.
  8. 1668 Monday: Through the Treaty of Lisbon, Spain recognizes Portugal as an independent neighbor.
  9. 1741 Monday: Andrew Bradford of Pennsylvania published the first American magazine, “The American Magazine, or a Monthly View of the Political State of the British Colonies” lasted three issues.
  10. 1795 Friday: The University of North Carolina, the first state university in the U.S., opens its doors.
  11. 1831 Sunday: In Galena, Illinois, future 29th U.S. Secretary of War John Aaron Rawlins is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 13, 1869, to September 06, 1869.
  12. 1858 Saturday: Sir Richard Burton and John Speake explore Lake Tanganyika, Africa.
  13. 1861 Wednesday: After electors cast their ballots, it was official that Abraham Lincoln was the winner of the 1860 presidential election.
  14. 1866 Tuesday: The James Gang holds up its first bank in Liberty, Missouri, for $15,000.
  15. 1875 Saturday: Mrs. Edna Kanouse gave birth to America’s first quintuplets.  All five of the baby boys died within two weeks.
  16. 1889 Wednesday: Norman Coleman became the first secretary of Agriculture on this date.
  17. 1891 Friday: The 3rd U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander H. H. Stuart died in Staunton, Virginia, at age 83.  A Whig, he served under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from September 14, 1850, to March 07, 1853.
  18. 1892 Saturday: In Spring Creek, Pennsylvania, future 82nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson is born.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt would nominate his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Harlan F. Stone.  Jackson would serve from July 11, 1941, to October 09, 1954.  Prior to becoming a Supreme Court justice, Jackson served the nation as its 57th attorney general.  In this position, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from January 18, 1940, to August 25, 1941.
  19. 1914 Friday: The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (known as ASCAP) formed in New York City.  The members founded the organization to protect the copyrighted musical compositions of its members.
  20. 1920 Friday: Organizers founded the National Negro Baseball League.  Elsewhere, the League of Nations recognized the continued neutrality of Switzerland.  Meanwhile, the 42nd U.S. Secretary of State Robert Lansing left office on this date.   A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from June 24, 1915, until today.
  21. 1924 Wednesday: In Egypt, British explorers open the tomb of King Tut.
  22. 1935 Wednesday: A jury in Flemington, New Jersey, found Bruno Richard Hauptmann guilty of first-degree murder in the kidnap slaying of the son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh.  The state put Mr. Hauptmann to death later.
  23. 1937 Saturday: In the NFL, the Boston Redskins leave their city for Washington, D.C.  Elsewhere, the comic strip, “Prince Valiant” appeared for the first time.
  24. 1939 Monday: The 67th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Louis Brandeis retired from the high court on this date.  Nominated by fellow Democrat President Woodrow Wilson to fill Associate Justice Joseph Lamar’s seat, Brandeis served from June 01, 1916, until today.
  25. 1941 Thursday: During World War II, Adolf Hitler calls off the German invasion of England, Operation Sea Lion; the German High Command then begins planning Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union.
  26. 1942 Friday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the Monkees[i]—Peter Tork—is born in Washington, D.C., on this date.   Elsewhere, in the fight for Singapore, the Japanese continue pushing into the city against a stiffening defense from the British and Commonwealth troops fighting to hold the city.  However, civilians are terrified, and supplies are running low, fresh water is tainted, and morale is dropping.
  27. 1943 Saturday: During World War II, the U.S. Marine Corps Women’s Reserve underwent official establishment.
  28. 1944 Sunday: Future percussionist who would play with the British rock group, Traffic[ii], Rebop Kwaku Baah, was born on this date in Konongo, Ghana.
  29. 1945 Tuesday: During World War II, Allied planes began bombing the German city of Dresden.  Meanwhile, the Soviets captured Budapest, the capital of Hungary, from the Germans, which concludes with the unconditional surrender of all Axis and Hungarian troops to the Russians; 159,000 people die during the fighting.
  30. 1946 Wednesday: In New York City, future Democrat Senator Richard Blumenthal is born.   He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2011, representing the state of Connecticut. 
  31. 1950 Monday: Peter Gabriel—future lead vocalist with the British band, Genesis[iii], 1967-1975—was born in in Chobham, Surrey, Great Britain on this date.
  32. 1952 Wednesday: For his 39th straight win, Rocky Marciano defeats Lee Savold.  Meanwhile, in the United States, Edward John “Ed” Gagliardi, future bassist with the Anglo-American rock group, Foreigner[iv], is born on this date in Brooklyn, New York.
  33. 1955 Sunday: Israel acquires four of seven Dead Sea Scrolls.  Elsewhere, Donald Scott Smith—future bassist with the Canadian rock band, Loverboy[v], is born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, on this date.
  34. 1960 Saturday: France exploded its first atomic bomb in the Sahara Desert.
  35. 1965 Saturday: Sixteen-year-old Peggy Fleming won the women senior figure skating title at Lake Placid, New York.
  36. 1967 Monday: In Miami Beach, Florida, heavyweight boxer Floyd Patterson scores a KO over his opponent, Willie Johnson, at the 2:05 minute mark of Round 3 of a scheduled 10-round bout.  This would put Patterson’s record to 45-5.
  37. 1968 Tuesday: During the Vietnam War, the U.S. sends an additional 10,500 troops to the war-torn country.
  38. 1971 Saturday: 10,000 South Vietnamese troops cross over into the Laos to shut the Ho Chi Minh Trail down to stop North Vietnamese supplies and men from entering their country.
  39. 1972 Sunday: The 11th Winter Olympics ended in Sapporo, Japan.
  40. 1974 Wednesday: Nobel Prize-winning Russian author Alexander Solzhenitsyn was expelled from the Soviet Union on this date. 
  41. 1977 Sunday: In Annapolis, Maryland, heavyweight boxer, “the Fighting Frenchman” Scott LeDoux lost an 8-round unanimous decision to Johnny Boudreaux which put his record to 19-5-1.
  42. 1982 Saturday: Pink Floyd’s[vi] “Dark Side of the Moon” is in its 402nd week on the music charts.  Elsewhere- in Johannesburg, South Africa, heavyweight boxer Ossie Ocasio wins a 15-round split decision over his opponent, South African boxer Robbie Williams.  With the victory, Ocasio wins the inaugural WBA cruiserweight (200 pounds) title and puts his pro record to 16-3-1.
  43. 1984 Monday: Konstantin Cherenenko succeeds Yuri Andropov as leader of the Soviet Union.
  44. 1990 Tuesday: East and West Germany come to an agreement on reunification.
  45. 1991 Wednesday: An American Air Force strike in Iraq kills 334 people cowering in an air raid shelter.  The U.S. military identified the site as a military target while the Iraqis claimed it was a bomb shelter for civilians.  The Iraqis are liars.
  46. 1997 Thursday: Astronauts on the space shuttle Discovery brought the Hubble Space Telescope aboard for a tune-up.  The tune-up allowed the telescope to see further into the Universe.
  47. 2000 Sunday: Charles M. Schultz’s last original Sunday “Peanuts” comic strip appeared in newspapers.  Schultz died the prior day.
  48. 2002 Wednesday: Former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani received an honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II.   Elsewhere, famed country music ‘outlaw,’ Waylon Jennings[vii]—loses his battle with diabetes on this date.   He dies in Chandler, Arizona, at age 64.
  49. 2008 Wednesday: Hollywood writers ended a 100-day strike.  Meanwhile, as public opinion turns against the Central Intelligence Agency, the U.S. Senate passes a bill to ban enhanced methods of interrogation for terror suspects captured abroad.  Elsewhere, in Damascus, Syria, a Hezbollah commander- Imad Mughniyeh loses his life in a bombing.
  50. 2011 Sunday: In Iran, anti-government protesters plan an anti-government rally to replicate the success of protesters in Egypt in getting President Hosni Mubarak to step down from office.
  51. 2012 Monday: Moody’s Investor Service downgrades the credit ratings of several European Union members including Italy, Malta, Portugal, Slovakia, and Spain.   Meanwhile, following blasts targeting Israeli diplomats in Georgia and in India, Jerusalem says look no further than Tehran for the guilty parties.  The Iranians blow them off- NOT US. The Iranians say the Israeli clandestine service is responsible for attacks on their nuclear scientists.
  52. 2013 Wednesday: U.S. Treasury secretary nominee, Jack Lew, begins his confirmation hearing by testifying before the U.S. Senate’s financial committee.  Elsewhere, beginning a long farewell to his flock, a weary Pope Benedict XVI celebrated his final public Mass as pontiff, presiding over Ash Wednesday services inside St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican.  Elsewhere, outside the White House, law enforcement arrests dozens of protesters angry over the Keystone XL Pipeline.
  53. 2014 Thursday: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro arrests more anti-government protestors and now holds 19 people suspected of attempting to undermine him.  Elsewhere, as communist China continues militarizing the South China Sea, Washington, D.C., announces that it will come to the defense of its allies in the region should they be attacked.
  54. 2015 Friday: Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian journalist Baher Mohamed are released on bail in Cairo while awaiting trial for allegedly assisting the Muslim Brotherhood; a third journalist, Australian Peter Grest, was deported earlier this month.  Meanwhile, following Chad joining the coalition of Niger, Nigeria, and Cameroon in their fight against Boko Haram, Boko Haram thugs cross Lake Chad and attack the Chadian village of Ngouboua.  The citizens were able to repel the attack.
  55. 2016 Saturday: During the race for the White House, the ninth GOP debate occurs in Greenville, South Carolina.  Meanwhile, in Shafter, Texas, the 103rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia died at a hunting lodge.  A conservative Republican, President Ronald Reagan nominated him to fill the seat of Justice William Rehnquist when Reagan bumped him up to fill the position of chief justice.  Scalia served from September 26, 1986, until his death today.
  56. 2017 Monday: The fallout from the opening phases of the Trump-Russia collusion scam begins as President Donald J. Trump accepts the resignation of his National Security Adviser Gen. Michael Flynn, over his ‘reported dealings with Russia.’  Thank you, FBI Director James Comey, thank you, Hillary Clinton, thank you, Barack Hussein Obama, James Clapper, John Brennan, Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, and all the rest of the conspiratorial scum. 
  57. 2017 Monday A: The 77th U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin assumed office on this date.  He would serve from today until January 20, 2021.  His predecessor, Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Adam J. Szubin stepped down.  He served under President Trump from January 20, 2017, until today.  Meanwhile in Orange County, California, actor Harrison Ford crashes into a field while flying his small airplane.  Many suspect he was smoking the wild wood weed.
  58. 2018 Tuesday: In Israel, Israeli cops recommend the prosecution of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on allegations of bribery, fraud, and breach-of-trust bull crap.   Now, here’s something you normally don’t hear about- a United Airlines Flight 1175- flying from San Francisco, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, upon coming into Oahu airspace requests and is given emergency landing following an engine cowling coming off during flight.  Yikes.  Meanwhile, Moscow demands YouTube and Instagram to remove videos of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
  59. 2019 Wednesday: Iran marks the 40th anniversary of their fascist Islamist republic by driving its citizens to participate in massive street marches while calling for the death of America and the death of Israel.  Who doesn’t love a good old Islamo-fascist street fest?  We should nuke this human fecal matter off the face of the globe.   Elsewhere, Venezuelan interim President Juan Guaidó announces that he is working to restore the ties of his nation with Israel, ties that were severed by anti-Semitic thug dictator Hugo Chavez. 
  60. 2020 Thursday:  The Israeli Air Force launches a strike on Iranian targets in the Syrian capital of Damascus.  The Syrian government claims to have intercepted the Israeli missiles but folks, if the Israelis set out to get someone or something, they get it or them.  It is what it is.  Meanwhile, the Chinese Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Wuhan Flu, is running amok in communist China what with the reporting of 15,152 new cases of the coronavirus 254 deaths.  Elsewhere, Tokyo reports its first fatality related to this rapidly growing pandemic.  Finally, the government of Venezuela announces that it’s going to take the U.S. to the International Criminal Court on charges of ‘crimes against humanity.’
  61. 2021 Saturday: FIRST- the second impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump ends with a vote of 57-43, 10 votes shy of the number required to convict.  Seven scurrilous Republicans joined their ‘fellow’ Democrats to convict.  Richard Burr and Pat Toomey who are retiring as well as the typical RINOs- Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Ben Sasse, and now Bill Cassidy.  As for “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, at first, we heard he was going to vote to convict and then the AP said he wouldn’t.  We guess he licked his finger, held it up in the air, felt the direction public opinion was going, and elected NOT to vote to convict his wife’s former boss.  It’s over but is it ever over?  We expect to see the Dems via federal prosecutors sometime in late 2023-early 2024 file federal charges in court accusing the former president of these very same crimes, rather like what that putz Jimmy Comey did to Hillary Clinton by first clearing her of mishandling classified info, dirtying her up again, and then clearing a second time a couple of days out from the 2016 Presidential Election.   For the Dems to pull this off, they may have to keep Antifa members who participated in the January 6 riots so they can use them to testify against Trump, sort of like how they kept members of the Trump campaign locked up, you know, trying to ‘sweat them.’
  62. 2021 Saturday A: Earlier in the day, the Democrat House managers held a vote to call witnesses and by a margin of 55-45, it passed.  However, after some whispered speaking, they decided to include one little tidbit of ‘witness testimony’ from Jaime Herrera-Beutler in which, hearsay from a conference call between Kevin McCarthy and President Trump was admitted.  Both sides agreed to its inclusion but then nothing more on witnesses because Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, said that would open the door to House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, Mayor Muriel “Bow Wow” Bowser, and to others who have control over securing the Capitol Building and the District of Columbia.  We would have loved to have seen Speaker Pelosi answer questions as to WHY, if she believe the capitol was in imminent danger, why she and Mayor “Bow Wow” Bowser did not take President Trump on his offer of 10,000 National Guardsmen.  Meanwhile, there was some speculation earlier today as to whether a SECRET impeachment vote could have occurred in the spirit of Soviet Union’s show trials that would have sunk former President Trump.  It did not come to fruition. 
  63. 2021 Saturday B: Senator Cruz went on to say that he believes left-wing social media blew up last night demanding witnesses because it was clear the “C-Team” House managers were blowing it big time.  Senator Cruz said that if the Dems wanted witnesses, the GOP would call numerous witnesses, so the House managers pulled back from this attempted ‘Hail Mary’ pass.  The senator also went onto say that he believes Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer is dealing with out-of-control chaos in that last night, EVERYONE agreed that witnesses were not required whereas this morning Jamie Raskin and his fellow Democrat hacks were demanding them.  Cruz concluded that IF the Dems wanted witnesses, this could drag the bogus impeachment proceedings out to late February or into March, derailing much of Joe Biden’s agenda.
  64. 2021 Saturday C: Regarding the impeachment trial, after the trial wrapped up yesterday, CNN attempted to come to the rescue of the floundering House managers by dropping a story of the ‘phone call between House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and President Trump in which, the president said that the January 06, 2021, Capitol Hill rioters were more impassioned over the 2020 Elections than McCarthy was.  This led to Ms. Herrera-Beutler and the Senator Mike Lee phone call, strange information the Democrats tried to inject into the proceedings and then wisely retreated from. 
  65. 2021 Saturday D: Former Acting Deputy Secretary of DHS- Ken Cuccinelli- was telling Newsmax that ‘the DHS is responsible for securing all federal buildings and monuments in Washington, D.C., with the exception of two: the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Capitol, both of which have their own police forces.’  He went on to say that he ‘was shocked by the lack of preparedness on that day’ and pointed out that when help was offered to D.C. Mayor Muriel “Bow Wow” Bowser, she rejected the offer, to stay away.  He pointed out that the National Guard is not a rapid deployment force, that it has to be pre-deployed and the armed for the mission at hand.  Technically, Nancy Pelosi does not have the authority to call the National Guard but could have told Mayor Bowser to do it which she would have then requested but none of this happened.  This is why so many are skeptical that the mob was spontaneous or that Trump called it into being.   
  66. 2021 Saturday E: Thane Rosenbaum told Newsmax that the Dems ‘blew the second impeachment’ by putting all their marbles in one basket, the charge of Donald J. Trump inciting insurrection against his own government.  He went on to say that ‘the president’s own words on January 6, 2021, cleared him of any and all charges of incitement.  Bill McGinley- former White House Cabinet secretary- says the Dems relied on newspaper stories which is bull crap.  He says they totally missed the mark whereas the defense team continually cited case law.  He also said that IF the Dems had gotten witnesses, they would have opened a Pandora’s box that would have destroyed them.  What they also didn’t want was the defense’s request that IF witnesses were to testify, they would have to do it in person.  Chef Lilah at the AICPENDBLOG.COM said it was all emotional and that listening to Manager Raskin’s attempts at sobbing made her sick.  
  67. 2021 Saturday F: Although no one in the Democratic Party ever expressed outrage at black men knocking out white people across the country, what they call “polar bear hunting,’ Vice President “Kooky Kamala” Harris is now speaking out against ‘rising waves of assaults on Asian Americans.’  We agree, it’s horrible and it must stop; however, why didn’t Kamala say something about all the attacks on white folks over the course of the past year?  Hypocrisy.   We also suspect that when the Oakland, California, attacker is apprehended, he will be a fellow Asian or other minority.  It always turns out like this…
  68. 2021 Saturday G: Oxford University says that it will test COVID-19 vaccine response among children for the first time as demands across the country for schools to reopen continue increasing.  Speaking of the Chi-Com virus, New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo whose policies killed far too many people in his state’s retirement and nursing homes now finds himself forced to duck inquiring reporters who want the TRUTH.   In other news about the Wuhan Virus, the Pentagon approves 20 additional teams to carry the vaccine to greater numbers of the American people.  Next, the White House DEMANDS answers from the Chi-Coms as to early data on the virus.  They stepped up these demands following the World Health Organization’s backtracking from their original clearing of the Wuhan Institute of Virology as the source of the disease.
  69. 2021 Saturday H: COVID-19 Daily Update:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 108,428,619 confirmed cases, +384,681, 2,389,860, confirmed deaths, +11,872, and 60,778,149 confirmed recoveries, +273,410.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 27,825,007 confirmed cases, up 109,859 from yesterday’s reporting, 488,152 confirmed deaths, UP 4,457, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- NO more updates on this number thanks to Joe Biden, going on for nearly as long as #46 has been in the White House.  Coincidence?  You be the judge.  NOTE- in the White House 25 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 158,757 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, talk is cheap, what are YOU going to do about it?  YOU are a worse murderer than Andrew “Killer” Cuomo is in the Empire State- he’s only killed 45,138 people.  
  70. 2021 Saturday I: 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: 3,469,853 confirmed cases, 46,435 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,460 confirmed cases, 425 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 330,427 confirmed cases, 4,739 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the country: Indiana.  Currently, they have 649,610 confirmed cases, 12,117 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 718,746 confirmed cases, 5,304 confirmed deaths, and 651,522 confirmed recoveries.  For the heck of it, let’s look at one other country: Turkey.  The former Ottoman Empire has 2.579,816 confirmed cases, 27,377 confirmed deaths, and 2,468,419 confirmed recoveries. 
  71. 2021 Saturday J: Stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball results.  First, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3534 with a $20 million jackpot on the line.   Here are the winning numbers: 18, 22, 38, 40, 42, and Mega 13.  Out of 127,647 winning tickets, the highest were THREE people who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $13,746.  The three winning tickets were sold at: (1) Papa Liquor in Corona Del Mar, CA 92625; (2) Chevron in Pittsburgh, CA 94565; and (3) Country Store, Fresno, CA 93727.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball, Draw #820 with a $56 million jackpot on the line: 20, 28, 33, 63, 68, and Powerball 20.  Out of 51,833 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $15,022.
  72. 2021 Saturday K: In the final news of the night, we learned that the worthless loser, “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell- always playing both sides of the aisle- condemns Donald J. Trump after NOT voting to convict.  He blasts him and blames him for all events that happened on January 06, 2021, before, during, and after the Capitol Hill Riots in which, Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs infiltrated Trump supporters and carried out one of the all-time great False Flag operations in the history of the United States.  Later, the earpiece in the ear of Joe Biden told Joe to say, ‘while the final vote did not lead to conviction, the substance of the charge is not in doubt.’  Who told you to mumble this, Joe?  Barack Obama or Xi Jinping?  He was not finished there, however- here is what else he said: “Even those opposed to the conviction, like Senate Minority Leader McConnell believe Donald Trump was guilty of ‘dereliction of duty and practically and morally responsible for provoking the violence unleashed on the Capitol.”  There you go- the False Flag effort continues.   Speaking of Joe Biden, he signs yet another executive order banning the use of “Wuhan Virus” when referring to the Chi-Com Bat Flu.  We will try to remember that.
  73. 2022 Sunday: Today is Super Bowl LVI.  Stick around…

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ENDNOTES:

[i] Not sure when we will begin presenting the music of this famed American band- the Monkees- but when we do, we also do the solo catalogs of Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork.  Please stay tuned for more information.

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

[iii] We promoted the music of Genesis and its members beginning on Tuesday, 02-April-2019 through Sunday, 15-September-2019.  This included not only the parent group but also Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Mike + the Mechanics, and Phil Collins.  Please, look for them.

[iv] We definitely look forward to promoting the music of Foreigner one of these days, perhaps in 2020?

[v] Not sure when we present this Canadian rock band, Loverboy, but we sure as heck hope we do sometime within the next decade because- say what you will about them- they are as exciting today as they were back in the 1980s.  Please remain vigilant for the day that we do.

[vi] We look forward to sharing the music of Pink Floyd- as well as the band’s members- sometime within the next 5-6 years.

[vii] We look forward to sharing the music of not only Waylon Jennings but of Willie Nelson, and the rest of the Outlaw country music scene. We definitely hope you will keep your eyes open for the day when we do.  You will love them all.

FOLKS, JOE HAS GOT TO GO- NOW!

Amigos, debemos hacer todo lo posible para echar a Joe Biden de la ciudad en un tren. Debemos elegir candidatos conservadores en noviembre, lo que significa que nuestra lucha comienza ahora. ¡Luchemos!