156. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JUNE 05, 2022

2019 Wednesday: Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump confirms he is seeking a $2 billion arms deal including the main U.S. battle tank- the M1A1- as well as a restock on all other offensive weapons for the freedom-loving peoples of Taiwan. Beijing goes ballistic and expresses their immense displeasure that the American running dogs would do such a horrible thing as to sell weapons to a free and independent country.

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156. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JUNE 05, 2022:

Highlight: 1953- the United States rejects the People’s Republic of (Communist) China to membership in the United Nations / Native American Day (Arizona), Pentecost (Christian) / Shavuot (Jewish)

President Ronald Reagan; Associate Justice Bushrod Washington; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram; Soviet Leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev; Atomic Rooster featuring John Du Cann, Badfinger featuring Tom Evans, Iron Maiden featuring Nikko McBrain, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Freddie Stone, and Steely Dan featuring Jim Hodder:

  1. 70 Thursday: Roman General Titus and his Roman troops breach the middle wall of Jerusalem.
  2. 1305 Friday: The 195th Roman Catholic Pope Clement V begins his reign on this date.  He would guide the global flock from today until April 20, 1314.
  3. 1507 Wednesday: England and the Netherlands sign a trade agreement.
  4. 1625 Thursday: Spanish troops under the command of General Spinola conquer Breda.
  5. 1752 Monday: To demonstrate that lightning was a form of electricity, Benjamin Franklin flew a kite for the first time during a thunderstorm.
  6. 1762 Saturday: Future 11th Associate Supreme Court Justice Bushrod Washington, Federalist, is born in Mt. Holly, Virginia, on this date.  President John Adams nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice James Wilson.  Washington served from December 20, 1798, to November 26, 1829.
  7. 1794 Thursday: Congress passed the Neutrality Act, which prohibited Americans from taking part in any military action against a country that was at peace with the United States.
  8. 1827 Tuesday: During the Greek War of Independence, the Turks take Acropolis and Athens.
  9. 1851 Thursday: The anti-slavery novel penned by abolitionist author, Harriet Beecher Stowe— “Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly” began a 10-month run in the anti-slavery newspaper, The National Era.
  10. 1860 Tuesday: In Trenton, N.J., the 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram died at age 80.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, to June 20, 1831.
  11. 1865 Monday: In New York City, a depositor opened the first safe deposit vault at the charge of $1.50 for every $1,000 the customer stored.
  12. 1870 Sunday: A fire occurs in Constantinople that kills 900 people or more.
  13. 1876 Monday: At the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, bananas debut and become popular in the country.
  14. 1882 Monday: A major storm and flood hits Bombay, resulting in the deaths of more than 100,000 people.
  15. 1884 Thursday: Civil War hero, General William T. Sherman refused the Republican presidential nomination, saying,” I will not accept if nominated and will not serve if elected.”
  16. 1888 Tuesday: At their national convention, the Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president.
  17. 1899 Monday: In France, Captain Alfred Dreyfus wins acquittal of all charges, charges that kept him on Devil’s Island for many years.
  18. 1900 Tuesday: The army of Lord Roberts occupies the South African city of Pretoria.
  19. 1912 Wednesday: The US Marines invade Nicaragua for the third time.
  20. 1917 Tuesday: About 10 million American men began registering for the draft during World War I.
  21. 1933 Monday: The United States went off the Gold Standard making it illegal for Americans to own gold.
  22. 1940 Wednesday:  Following the evacuation of Allied troops at Dunkirk, the Germans begin the Battle of France, designed to crush the remaining French forces.  Meanwhile, the governors of Suriname and the Dutch Antilles refuse entry to Jews escaping Europe from the Nazis.
  23. 1942 Friday: The United States declares war on Hungary, Bulgaria, and Romania, allies of the Axis forces.
  24. 1944 Monday: Following the German retreat, the Allies begin the march into Rome. Meanwhile, in the Pacific Theater, the first B-29 bombing raid hit a Japanese rail line in Bangkok, Thailand.
  25. 1946 Wednesday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the British hard rock band, Atomic Rooster[i]—John Du Cann—is born in Leicester, England, on this date.
  26. 1947 Thursday: In a speech at Harvard University, Secretary of State George Marshall called for economic aid to war-torn Europe, a plan that people eventually called, “the Marshall Plan.”  Elsewhere, Freddie Stone—future guitarist with the Bay Area soul-funk-rock band, Sly & the Family Stone[ii]—is born on this date in Vallejo, California.  Finally, Tom Evans, future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, Badfinger[iii], is also born on this date in Liverpool, England.
  27. 1950 Monday: The United States Supreme Court, in Henderson v. United States, struck down racially segregated railroad dining cars.
  28. 1952 Thursday: In Hackney, London, England, future drummer first with Streetwalkers and then Iron Maiden- from 1983 to the present- Nikko McBrain is born.
  29. 1953 Friday: The United States Senate rejects the People’s Republic of China’s membership to the United Nations.
  30. 1963 Wednesday: Britain’s Secretary of State for War, John Proumo, resigned after acknowledging an affair with a call girl, Christine Keeler (who was involved with a Soviet spy at the same time), and lying to Parliament about it.  However, while there was no finding of a security breach, the scandal helped bring down the Conservative government of Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. 
  31. 1967 Monday: War erupted in the Middle East as Israel raided military aircraft parked on the ground in Egypt; Syria, Jordan, and Iraq entered the fray the following day.
  32. 1968 Wednesday: Sirhan B. Sirhan shot Senator Robert F. Kennedy in Los Angeles’ Ambassador Hotel after the senator claimed victory in California’s Democratic presidential primary; law enforcement immediately arrested Sirhan. 
  33. 1975 Thursday: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat reopens the Suez Canal, which his nation had closed and kept it that way since 1967.  Meanwhile, the European Common Market agrees to Britain joining the organization.
  34. 1976 Saturday: 14 people lost their lives when the Teton Dam in Idaho burst, and water flooded downstream into inhabited areas. 
  35. 1981 Friday: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that five people in Los Angeles, California, have a rare form of pneumonia seen only in patients with weakened immune systems, in what turns out to be the first recognized cases of HIV-AIDS and the beginning of a long national hysteria.  Some wags at the time would quip this is ‘the Gay Flu,’ but after a few months, it would strike numerous segments of the population, not just male homosexuals.
  36. 1984 Tuesday: Indira Gandhi orders an attack on the Sikh’s most holy site, the Golden Temple.
  37. 1988 Sunday: The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates its 1,000th anniversary.
  38. 1990 Tuesday: In Point Arena, California, Jim Hodder—early drummer with the American rock band, Steely Dan[iv] 1972-74, drowned in his home swimming pool on this date; he was 42 years old.
  39. 1991 Wednesday: Soviet Premier Mikhail S. Gorbachev receives his 1990 Nobel Peace Prize.
  40.  2004 Saturday: Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, died in Los Angeles, California, at age 93.
  41. 2006 Monday: Serbia declares its independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
  42. 2011 Sunday: In protest of Chinese naval operations in the South China Sea, tens of thousands of Vietnamese take to the streets in protest.
  43. 2012 Tuesday: Wisconsin holds a gubernatorial recall election, one the Democrats launched at hated enemy, Gov. Scott Walker.  The recall fails and Gov. Walker becomes the first governor to survive a recall election.
  44. 2013 Wednesday: A lightning storm in Bihar, India, kills 44 people and wounds countless others.
  45. 2014 Thursday:  Following his making racist statements caught on tape, the NBA bans Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling for life and in his place, chooses former Microsoft executive Steve Ballmer to take his place—following its approval.
  46. 2015 Friday: In Yola, Nigeria, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’ carry out a bombing that ills 31 people and injures countless others.  Were the people blown up fellow believers or were they innocent people going about their business?  Remains to be seen…
  47. 2016 Sunday: Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic Primary in Puerto Rico today.  Requiring 2,383 delegates to clinch the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, she is now less than 30 shy of the necessary tally.
  48. 2017 Monday: Hostility in the Arab world continues to mount against Qatar as Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE sever ties with the Persian Gulf kingdom over its support of Islamic terrorism around the world.  The Maldives, Yemen, and Libya follow in their footsteps.  Qatar seems more amenable to Iranian hegemony than they are to Arab solidarity.   Meanwhile, Puerto Rico declares its Zika virus epidemic over.  Good.
  49. 2018 Tuesday: In Santa Clara, CA, Judge Aaron Persky becomes the first sitting judge voted out of office in the state in 80 years, all because he showed extreme leniency towards college campus rapist Brock Turner.  Elsewhere, to disprove that it under-reported fatalities suffered in Hurricane Maria, the government of Puerto Rico says it will comply with a Superior Court order to fork over ALL death certificates.
  50. 2019 Wednesday: In Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals, in Oakland, the Toronto Raptors beat the injury-plagued Golden State Warriors by a final score of 123-109 to take a 2-1 series lead.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump confirms he is seeking a $2 billion arms deal including the main U.S. battle tank- the M1A1- as well as a restock on all other offensive weapons for the freedom-loving peoples of Taiwan.  Beijing goes ballistic and expresses their immense displeasure that the American running dogs would do such a horrible thing as to sell weapons to a free and independent country.  (Note- a year later, it would appear they paid us back with COVID-19…well, later this year.  Coincidence?  Don’t count on it).
  51. 2020 Friday: The economic news for the month of May is phenomenal with an increase of 2,509,000 new jobs and a decrease in unemployment to 13.3-percent.  The DOW Jones Industrial Average closed at 27,110.98, +829.16 (3.15%); the NASDAQ closed at 9,814.08, +198.268 (2.06%), and the S&P closed at 3,193.93, +81.58 (2.62%). Hate to say it but the Democrats are shocked.  Meanwhile, in many American cities, Democrats are declaring their intention to defund big city police departments.  Again, we suspect that communist China is behind this crap.
  52. 2020 Friday A: Here are today’s COVID-19 statistics for the world: 6,724,516 confirmed cases, 394,018 confirmed deaths, and 2,996,832 confirmed recoveries the last number of which is glorious.  Still, we must condemn the communist government of a once-free China for sending this evil around the world to cover up their own internal problems.
  53. 2020 Friday B: Here are today’s stats for the United States: 1,935,432 confirmed cases, 110,655 confirmed deaths, and 453,053 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here is California’s numbers: 122,901 confirmed cases, 4,485 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the numbers: 655 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 611 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in far-left Washington, here are the numbers for today: 22,974 confirmed cases, 1,149 confirmed deaths, but like other socialist s-holes, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
  54. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 173,704,678 confirmed cases, +392,196, 3,735,760  confirmed deaths, +8,984 and 156,812,386 confirmed recoveries, +532,556.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,203,708 confirmed cases, UP 10,937 from yesterday’s reporting, 612,583 confirmed deaths, UP 381,[v] and 28,100,548 confirmed recoveries, UP 47,450.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  55. 2021 Saturday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 294,677 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 164,972 deaths  
  56. 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: 3,795,441 confirmed cases, 63,003 confirmed deaths (lowered number), and 2,059,703 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,329,867 confirmed cases, 36,973 confirmed deaths, and 1,970,341 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,535 confirmed cases, 502 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 441,676 confirmed cases, 5,889 confirmed deaths, and 215,268 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., South Carolina, birthplace of the U.S. Civil War: they have 593,948 confirmed cases, 9,752 confirmed deaths, and 549,380 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  57. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,569 confirmed cases, 6,418 confirmed deaths, and 832,932 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Maldives, 104th country on the list: 67,538 cases of the virus, 182 confirmed deaths and 47,333 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  58. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,756.39, UP 179.35 points (+0.52%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,814.59, UP 199.98 points (+1.47%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,229.89, UP 37.04 points (+0.88%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.37 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $1,894.10 per troy oz., +2.10 (+0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $27.92 per troy ounce, +0.02 (+0.09%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,168.30 per troy oz, +3.60 (+0.31%) while the price of COPPER is $4.52 per pound, -0.01 (-0.28%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,841.08 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.07%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $23,300.00 per troy oz., -1,000.00 (-4.12%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.41%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.39 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.96.     In Fijian Dollar, one greenback equals 2.02 and in French Pacific Franc, a buck equals 98.00 and in Gambian Dalasi, one dollar equals 50.25 of theirs.[xii]        
  59. 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 over $4.215 per gallon, $2.855 in Florida, $3.954 in Hawaii, and $3.597 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Iowa: $2.881.  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- Panama: $3.374 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,369,641,789,513 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good.  NOTE- communist China owns approximately $1.1 trillion.  However, they are not the largest holder of U.S. debt.  The top holder is Japan who owns $1.266 trillion of American debt.  The Chi-Coms are number two on the list.  The third nation owning much of our debt is Brazil- they own $300 billion.[xvi]
  60. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day #75 for the gibbering hyena- the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and boy, what a ‘czar’ she’s been- not shown up once to see just how insane things have become there, not to give us her customary high-pitched cackle to show she’s on the job.  WTF!  Meanwhile, One American News shared the latest border stats with its viewers today.  Are we ready?  Here we go: (1) Cost this Day Alone for caring for all these illegal aliens: $584,766,784, all of which is taxpayer money.  Next- (2) Total Cost this Year of caring for all these illegal aliens- $170,447,814,656, all of which again belongs to the taxpayers.  Imagine if they gave the descendants of slaves in this country the money as reparations instead of squandering it upon ILLEGAL ALIENS?  This is insane.  Next, (3) Number of Illegals who have crossed the border in 2021: 1,746,953.  Round them up and deport them as fast as they flow in.  Finally, (4) Total Number of Illegals ESTIMATED to be in the U.S.: 35,746,953.  Since 2009, we have estimated the number at 35-50 million whereas now, we believe it is closer to 60-75 million.   These illegals suck away at the life’s blood of the American taxpayers, suck up our benefits, lower wages, drive up the costs of rents, overrun our hospitals, f**k up our schools, and commit millions of crimes.  Time to scoop them up and deport ALL of them NOW.
  61. 2021 Saturday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– NBC News is beginning to see the light (it must be killing them) and is refuting the notion that the southern border is closed, the story the Biden regime continues to pedal.  Speaking of the Biden regime, the Bidenistas in the White House and at the Department of Homeland Security have a new APP with which to enable the legions of illegal aliens to swamp across our southern frontier.  And you ask are the Bidenistas working on behalf of the Chi-Coms, or aren’t they?  The answer seems to speak for itself. 
  62. 2021 Saturday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– The Chi-Coms released Chow Hang Tung from the hoosegow.  She is one of the organizers of the commemoration of Tiananmen Square 1989 event.  Like the Turks hate talking about the Armenian Genocide, so, too, do the Chi-Coms hate talking about the massacre of more than 10,000-11,000 pro-democracy protesters (much less the extermination of the Uighurs, the Tibetans, and non-Han minorities).  Meanwhile, U.S. vaccine supplies arrive in South Korea.  Good.  Send them more and send some to the NORCs, too.  We don’t want them, especially not that Johnson & Johnson crap.  (Note to date, more than 4,200 people have died because of vaccine complications.  Any other drug on the market would already be pulled.  We favor Hydroxychloroquine as a preventative- f**k Neil Cavuto).  Elsewhere, after Twitter shut down the president of Nigeria- Muhammadu Buhari- for one of his tweets, Nigeria shut down Twitter.  That is all that needs to be done.  SHUT THEM DOWN.
  63. 2021 Saturday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Speaking of the Chi-Vi, things continue getting worse for Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci.  Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says, “Joe Biden should follow the science and fire Dr. Fauci.”  Amen.  Next, Rep. Burgess Owens, R-UT 4th congressional district, says that ‘Tony Fauci must testify before Congress now that his emails have exposed him.’  Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, is demanding that “Phony Tony” resign NOW.  Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, now that he has called out Dr. ‘Phony Tony’ Fauci is once again receiving death threats from his unenlightened, ignorant enemies.  
  64. 2021 Saturday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– A bipartisan group of lawmakers are urging Joe Biden to begin pulling out our Afghan allies as the handover to the Afghan government continues.  We know what is going to happen there; only it will be worse than what befell the South Vietnamese.  Next, a group of Bidenistas met with their Israeli Defense Forces and guaranteed they would help defend the Jewish state.  We hope so.  In other anti-Joe Biden news, the state of Arizona is growing increasingly resistant to any talk of the Biden regime raising federal income taxes.  Good.  We must fight them on land, sea, in the air, and underground.   Speaking of Biden’s policies, RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says that ‘Joe’s policies are killing the United States.’
  65. 2021 Saturday K: Political News I– Governor Steve Sisolak, D-NV, signed a bill into law today making MAIL-IN voting the law of the state.  (Note- we must play by their own game if we are to crush these scumbags).  Next, that ignorant, self-important a-hole- CNN’s Jake Tapper- swears that he will blacklist ANY REPUBLICAN from appearing on his show who refuses to admit that Joe Biden won the 2020 Presidential Election.  (Note- we guess he’s going to have Liz Cheney and the other losers who voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump on his show around the clock).   
  66. 2021 Saturday L: Political News II– The U.S. Department of Justice claims that it will NO longer seize the phone records of journalists.  (Note- this was frequent practice under the Obama-Biden regime for eight years- why would it change now?  Of course, they are going to continue seizing records).  In other crazy news, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen told leaders of the G7 to continue spending and spending, she says inflation will pass.  How the hell did this loser ever run the Fed?  This is insane.   Speaking of the G7, if the Biden regime can convince them to give him his GLOBAL CORPORATE TAX, he will get a ‘win.’  That is flipping crazy.   (Note- do not count President Donald J. Trump out.  Ever).  
  67. 2021 Saturday M: Political News III– President Donald J. Trump addressed more than one-thousand attendees at the North Carolina GOP Convention this evening and what a speech.  The Dems are going to wish they had not stolen the election because terrible things are coming their way.  We also learned that Lara Trump won’t be seeking the U.S. Senate seat of outgoing RINO Richard Burr.  She has two young kids- 1- and- 3-years-old who need their mother more than she needs politics.  President Trump endorsed Rep. Ted Budd, R-NC 13th congressional district, to succeed Senator Burr.  Elsewhere, a federal judge in California has tossed the three decades-plus ban on so-called ‘assault weapons,’ causing Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom to go ballistic.  Perhaps it was the tossing of his beloved ban that led him to say ‘the state is NOT reopening on June 15 as the little closet cross-dresser promised.  Wow.
  68. 2021 Saturday N: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– Within 24 hours, conservatives raised $100,000 for Rep. Alexandria “The Fly” Ocasio-Cortez’s pobrecita abuela in Puerto Rico.  As you know, “The Fly” was crying yesterday about the condition of her poor little abuela’s house in Puerto Rico, doing what good communists do and that is to blame everyone else for their own problems.  Well, AOC must be embarrassed, thus she told her abuela ‘you cannot take this money, it will humiliate me.’  Poor abuela said today she ‘refuses to accept the money because it comes with onerous strings.’  What a flipping loser but her granddaughter, the Fly, is the real embarrassment, a national embarrassment.  Vote her out in 2022 along with the rest of the Squad.
  69. 2021 Saturday O: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3566 with a $52 million pot on the line: 04, 07, 08, 32, 45, and Mega 14.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #852 with a $286 million pot on the line. 44, 52, 54, 64, 69, and Powerball 26.  The California Lottery site is having technical issues tonight… first, here are the Super Lotto winners- out of 131,098 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $23,629 apiece.  One ticket was sold at (1) Rimpau Smoke Shop in Corona, CA 92881 and the second at (2) Super 1 Cigarette in Visalia, CA 93277.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball: out of 97,904 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $13,921 apiece.
  70. 2021 Saturday P: Ah, it’s the weekend, let’s hope it’s a slow news day…oh, wait!  President Donald J. Trump is speaking at the North Carolina GOP Convention in Greenville this evening.  That is going to send a shiver of cold fear down the backs of the Bidenistas and the Chi-Coms…
  71. 2022 Sunday: Stick around…

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[i] The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Doomsday Clock is a left-wing way to terrorize the citizens of the world whenever a conservative or Republican is president of the United States.  Pay no attention to these scumbags.

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

[iii] We began promoting the music of Badfinger at the AICPENDBLOG.COM beginning Monday, May 03, 2021, to Sunday, May 23, 2021.

[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] 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.

[xvi] So says Investopedia: How Much U.S. Debt Does China Own? (investopedia.com)

155. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 04, 2022

2020 Thursday B: U.S. Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr announces that Justice is looking into Antifa and other ‘foreign actors’ involved in the riots crippling the United States at the moment. About time because the criminal scum must be found hiding under whatever rocks they do, rounded up, and sent to prison for life.

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155. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 04, 2022:

Vice Presidents William A. Wheeler and Charles W. Fairbanks; U.S. Interior Secretary Columbus Delano; U.S. Secretaries of State James G. Blaine and Lawrence Eagleburger; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Benjamin Bristow and Robert B. Andersen; U.S. Senator Mike Lee; The Average White Band featuring Roger Ball, the Jeff Beck Group featuring Nicky Hopkins, Jefferson Airplane featuring Joey Covington, the Mamas and the Papas featuring Michelle Phillips, and “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by the Rolling Stones:

  1. 1070 Saturday:  In a cave near Roquefort, France, Roquefort cheese is created.
  2. 1745 Friday: Prussia’s King Frederick the Great beats the combined Austrian-Saxon army.  
  3. 1783 Wednesday:  The Montgolfier brothers first publicly demonstrated their hot-air balloon, which did not carry any passengers, over Annonay, France.
  4. 1784 Friday: Marie Thible became the first woman to fly in a hot-air balloon.  The flight was 45 minutes long and reached a height of 8,500 feet.
  5. 1792 Monday: Captain George Vancouver claims the Puget Sound for Britain.  
  6. 1794 Wednesday: The United States passes the Neutrality Act, which forbids American citizens from serving in the military of foreign powers.
  7. 1800 Wednesday: Construction on the White House ends, and President John Adams and his wife move into it.
  8. 1809 Sunday: In Shoreham, Vermont, future 11th U.S. Interior Secretary Columbus Delano is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from November 01, 1870, to September 30, 1875.
  9. 1812 Thursday: Following Louisiana’s admittance as a state, the U.S. Congress renames the Louisiana Territory, the Missouri Territory.  The U.S. House of Representatives voted approved 79-49 a declaration of war against Great Britain.
  10. 1845 Wednesday: Mexican American War of 1846-1848 gets under way.   The United States kicked butt.
  11. 1862 Wednesday: The Confederate Army evacuates Ft. Pillow, Tennessee.
  12. 1874 Thursday: The 30th U.S. Treasury Secretary Benjamin Bristow assumed office on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, Secretary Bristow served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until June 20, 1876.
  13. 1887 Saturday: The 19th Vice President of the United States, Republican William A. Wheeler who served March 04, 1877, to March 04,1881, died on this date in his hometown of Malone, N.Y.
  14. 1892 Saturday: The Sierra Club underwent incorporation in San Francisco, CA.  Elsewhere, the 31st U.S. Secretary of State James G. Blaine left office on this date.  A Republican, Blaine served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 09, 1889, until today.  He also served the nation as its 28th U.S. Secretary of State.  In this role, he served under Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur from March 07, 1881, to December 19,1881.
  15. 1896 Thursday: Henry Ford makes a successful test run of his horseless carriage, called a quadricycle, in Detroit.
  16. 1910 Saturday: In Burleson, Texas, future 56th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Robert B. Andersen is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from July 29, 1957, to January 20, 1961.
  17. 1911 Sunday: Prospectors discovered gold in Indian Creek in Alaska.
  18. 1913 Wednesday: Congress approved the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing citizens the right to vote regardless of their gender, and sent it to the states for ratification.
  19. 1916 Sunday:  Russian forces under the command of General Brusilov fail in their attack on German forces.
  20. 1917 Monday: American men begin registering for the draft to fight in World War I.  Meanwhile, organizers award the first Pulitzer Prizes.  
  21. 1918 Tuesday: The 26th Vice President of the United States, Republican Charles W. Fairbanks who served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 03-04-1905 to 03-04-1909, died on this date in Indianapolis, Indiana, at age 66.
  22. 1919 Wednesday: US Marines invade Costa Rica to restore order.  Meanwhile, Congress approved the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing citizens the right to vote regardless of their gender, and sent it to the states for ratification.
  23. 1924 Wednesday: In memory of all New York soldiers who died during World War I, New York City lights an eternal light for them at Madison Square Garden.
  24. 1935 Tuesday: Gerald Brown and Edward Pollard patent ‘invisible glass’ on this date.
  25. 1939 Sunday: The German ocean liner MS St. Louis, carrying more than 900 Jewish refugees from Germany was turned away by U.S. officials.  Meanwhile, Sylvan Goldman introduced the first shopping cart in Oklahoma City.  The device was a folding chair he mounted on wheels.
  26. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, the Allied military evacuation of more than 338,000 troops from Dunkirk, France, ended.  Britain’s Prime Minister Winston Churchill tells the people of his nation, “We shall fight on the land and on the sea” against Nazi Germany.
  27. 1942 Thursday: The World War II Battle of Midway began, resulting in a decisive American victory against Japan and marking the turning point of the war in the Pacific.
  28. 1943 Friday: In Argentina, a military coup ousted President Ramon Castillo.
  29. 1944 Sunday: Rome falls to the Allied forces invading Italy; it is the first Axis capital to fall.  Meanwhile, a U.S. Navy task group in the south Atlantic captured the German U-Boat U-505, the first such capture of an enemy vessel at sea since the War of 1812.  Elsewhere, future saxophonist/vocalist with the Average White Band[i], Roger Ball, is born in Broughty Ferry, Scotland, on this date.  Meanwhile, future member of the Mamas and the Papas[ii]—Michelle Phillips—is born in Long Beach, California, on this date.
  30. 1946 Tuesday: Juan Peron became president of Argentina on this date.
  31. 1947 Wednesday: The House of Representatives approved the Taft-Hartley Act, an act which allowed the president of the United States to intervene in labor disputes.
  32. 1954 Friday: Once French Premier Joseph Laniel and Vietnamese Premier affix their initials to treaties in Paris, France grants Vietnam independence within the French Union.
  33. 1965 Friday: The Rolling Stones[iii] release “(I can’t get no) Satisfaction.”
  34. 1969 Wednesday: Nicky Hopkins[iv], famed rock-and-roll pianist, quits the Jeff Beck Group[v]
  35. 1971 Friday: Future Republican senator from Utah, Mike Lee, is born in Mesa, AZ, on this date.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2011.
  36. 1972 Sunday: A jury in San Jose, California, acquitted radical activist Angela Davis of murder and kidnapping for her alleged connection to a deadly courthouse shootout in Marin County in 1970.
  37. 1974 Tuesday: In a never-to-be-repeated event, the Cleveland Indians hold a 10-cent beer night, which leads to rowdy fans getting onto the field, causing the Indians to forfeit the game to the Texas Rangers, tied 5-5 in the 9th inning.  Meanwhile, the NFL grants a franchise to the Seattle Seahawks.  Finally, Sally Murphy became the first woman to qualify as an aviator with the U.S. Army.  
  38. 1975 Wednesday: California Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown signs the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act; it is the first law in the U.S. giving farmworkers collective bargaining rights.
  39. 1982 Friday: Israel attacks targets in southern Lebanon.
  40. 1984 Monday: For the first time in 32 years, Arnold Palmer failed to make the cut for the U.S. Open golf tournament.
  41. 1985 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States upheld a lower court ruling, which struck down an Alabama law providing for a daily minute of silence in public schools.
  42. 1986 Wednesday: Jonathan Jay Pollard, a former Navy intelligence analyst, pleaded guilty in Washington, D.C., to conspiring to deliver information related to the national defense to a foreign government—specifically Israel—and is now serving a life sentence. Meanwhile, the California Supreme Court approved a law that limited the liability of manufacturers and other wealthy defendants.  The people came to know the law as the “deep pocket law.”
  43. 1989 Sunday: A federal judge sentenced Timothy McVeigh’s accomplice, Terry Nichols, to life in prison for his role in the bombing of Oklahoma City’s Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.  Meanwhile, in China, the Chinese army in Beijing violently ends the Tiananmen Square protests resulting in at least 241 dead protesters.
  44. 1991 Tuesday: Pope John Paul II compares abortion to the Holocaust.
  45. 1992 Thursday: The U.S. Postal Service announced that people preferred the “younger Elvis” stamp design in a nationwide vote.
  46. 1998 Thursday: A federal judge sentenced Terry Nichols to life in prison for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.  Meanwhile, George and Ira Gershwin received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  47. 2010 Friday:  Convicted murderer Joran van der Sloot undergoes extradition from Chile to Peru for murdering a woman there; he is suspected of murdering Natalie Holloway in Aruba, where he lived at home.
  48. 2011 Saturday: In Hong Kong, tens of thousands gather in Tiananmen Square to remember victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests.  Elsewhere, in Charlottesville, Va., former 62nd U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger died at age 80.  A Republican, he served under President George H.W. Bush from 12-08-1992 to 01-20-1993.
  49. 2012 Monday: A pop concert celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee takes place at Buckingham Palace, featuring artists Stevie Wonder[vi], Sir Paul McCartney[vii], Robbie Williams, among others.
  50. 2013 Tuesday: U.S. growth in imports outpaces its growth in exports, causing the U.S. trade deficit to widen 8.5% during the month of April.  Elsewhere, former Jefferson Airplane drummer Joey Covington died in a car wreck in Palm Springs, California, at age 67.
  51. 2014 Wednesday: The government of Nigeria courts-martials 10 senior generals and five other military officers for providing arms and information to jihadist group, Boko Haram. 
  52. 2017 Sunday: In Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors beat defending champion, the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 132-113.
  53. 2018 Monday: President Donald J. Trump publishes a tweet that drives his enemies insane: “I have the absolute right to PARDON myself.”  He very well could but many people across the country are members of the Trump Third Term Movement, the one that will emanate from a future Supreme Court Case that will grant the president a third term due to the coup the Obama administration and Deep State holdovers have conducted against the 45th president.  Meanwhile, former President Bill Clinton says in an interview with NBC News that he hasn’t and doesn’t need to apologize to Monica Lewinsky for having taken advantage of her and then ruining her life.
  54. 2019 Tuesday: In Hong Kong and around the world, more than 100,000 people take to the streets to remember the 30th anniversary of the communist Chinese massacre of students in Tiananmen Square.  In 1989, communist tanks drove over protesting students, people seeking democratic reforms.
  55. 2020 Thursday: COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Wuhan Bat Flu, aka the communist Chinese-engineered pandemic continues causing problems but so far has been unable to dislodge President Donald J. Trump or bring down the Western World.  Beijing, we are not going to settle for Xi-ism, no flipping way.  Here are the stats for the day around the world: 6,591,391 confirmed cases, 388,710 confirmed deaths, but 2,851,157 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the numbers: 1,910,843 confirmed cases, 109,639 confirmed deaths, but 437,251 confirmed recoveries, the last number of which would be much higher if Blue State governors were not playing politics.
  56. 2020 Thursday A: In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 119,807 confirmed cases, 4,422 confirmed deaths, but Governor ‘Little Gavin’ Newsom will not share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on him.  In the Aloha State, here are the stats: 653 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, but 609 confirmed recoveries which is incredibly good.  Thank you, Governor David Ige, perhaps you can urge Gavin Newsom and Jay Inslee to do the same?  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 22,729 confirmed cases, 1,138 confirmed deaths, but much like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries which says it’s all about politics.
  57. 2020 Thursday B: U.S. Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr announces that Justice is looking into Antifa and other ‘foreign actors’ involved in the riots crippling the United States at the moment.  About time because the criminal scum must be found hiding under whatever rocks they do, rounded up, and sent to prison for life.  Harmeet Dhillon launches a lawsuit on behalf of beaten journalist Andy Ngo in Portland, Oregon, last year.   Get them, Harmeet!   Again, we must say that the majority of us writing for the AICPENDBLOG.COM now believe that communist China is colluding with the Democratic Party who channels Beijing’s dark money to its various action groups such as Black Lives Matter and Antifa.  Time to bring ALL of them down.
  58. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 173,301,283 confirmed cases, +406,451, 3,726,693  confirmed deaths, +9,784 and 156,279,830 confirmed recoveries, +46,930.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,191,460 confirmed cases, UP 16,542 from yesterday’s reporting, 612,202 confirmed deaths, UP 630,[viii] and 28,053,098 confirmed recoveries, UP 29,228.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]  
  59. 2021 Friday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 294,296 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 165,353 deaths  
  60. 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: 3,794,217 confirmed cases, 63,393 confirmed deaths, and 2,059,372 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,329,867 confirmed cases, 36,973 confirmed deaths, and 1,970,341 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,471 confirmed cases, 501 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 441,674 confirmed cases, 5,889 confirmed deaths, and 215,260 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Missouri, home of newest Squad member: Rep. Cori “The Bit*h” Bush: they have 601,503 confirmed cases, 9,846 confirmed deaths, and 545,505 confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  61. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,539 confirmed cases, 6,417 confirmed deaths, and 832,923 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country- Luxembourg, 104th country on the list, a proud country with a centuries’ old history, a: 70,182 cases of the virus, 818 confirmed deaths and 68,556 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  62. 2021 Friday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,756.39, UP 179.35 points (+0.52%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,814.59, UP 199.98 points (+1.47%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,229.89, UP 37.04 points (+0.88%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.37 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $1,894.10 per troy oz., +2.10 (+0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $27.92 per troy ounce, +0.02 (+0.09%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,168.30 per troy oz, +3.60 (+0.31%) while the price of COPPER is $4.52 per pound, -0.01 (-0.28%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,841.08 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.07%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $23,300.00 per troy oz., -1,000.00 (-4.12%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.41%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.39 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.96.     In Emirati Dirham, one greenback equals 3.67 and in Estonian Kroon, a buck equals 13.95 and in Ethiopian Birr, one dollar equals 43.19 of theirs.[xv]        
  63. 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 over $4.210 per gallon, $2.857 in Florida, $3.944 in Hawaii, and $3.590 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Georgia: $2.909.  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- Namibia: $3.343 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,367,734,381,099 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good.  NOTE- communist China owns approximately $1.1 trillion.  However, they are not the largest holder of U.S. debt.  The top holder is Japan who owns $1.266 trillion of American debt.  The Chi-Coms are number two on the list.[xix]
  64. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day #74 for the so-called ‘Border Czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in this extremely important job and as of yet, has not shown up to work…once.  Seems like we need a new border czar and not Willie Brown’s former bed partner.  Just saying… In other border news, reports on Newsmax say that nearly $2 billion earmarked for the border wall along the heaviest traffic sector remains unused.  Joe Biden- use this money to continue wall construction.  Now. Speaking of “Cho-Mo Joe” Biden (that tape with him talking about a 7-year-old girl looking like she’s 19 was extremely creepy and classic, classic “Cho-Mo Joe”), today, he officially ended President Donald J. Trump’s ‘remain in Mexico’ policy.
  65. 2021 Friday G: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– A Chinese virologist- Dr. Lei-Meng Yan- says ‘Dr. Fauci’s leaked emails prove her claim that the Xi Jinping Bat Flu was indeed leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology as a majority of people around the globe now believe.’  Amen.  Dr. Fauci was sending the lab $600,000 per year to study bat viruses.  Speaking of Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci now demands the Chi-Coms release the data on the bat cave patients who were the original people sickened by the Wuhan Flu.
  66. 2021 Friday H: NASA, Space, and UFO News– Advance portions of the Pentagon study into unidentified aerial (and submersible) phenomena are beginning to come out.  Initial excerpts suggest inconclusive findings stating that they could be ‘Chi-Com or Russian highly advanced craft.’  However, Lue Elizondo, the man who headed up the investigation at the Pentagon says that the report actually says the sightings of these and other unknown craft date back 70 years which confirms there is NO way either the Russians or the Chi-Coms could be responsible.  Sightings occurred for as long as human beings have walked the Earth; however, once the nuclear age commenced in the 1950s, the sightings have gone straight up (like the ‘hockey stick model’ that doofus promoting climate change uses) and only continue increasing.  (Note- the Chi-Coms have been busy stealing our (and everyone else’s) technology for decades which suggests there is no way the Beijing bullies could be responsible for this.  We seem to have a BIG PROBLEM.  Anyhow, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, says he’s ‘glad he blew the whistle on this problem and got the ball rolling.’  Thank you, senator, thank you.  We didn’t agree with you on much else, but this is a great thing you have done for our country.  
  67. 2021 Friday I: Big Tech News– Little Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook have banned President Donald J. Trump from its social media app (we closed our accounts long, long ago) for the next TWO years, meaning they think they are cutting him off from the rest of the world through the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.  However, President Trump said, ‘next time he’s in the White House, there won’t be any dinners for Zuckerberg and his wife, it will be all business.’  We look forward to that time, folks.  Time to use the Sherman Antitrust Act and bust up not only Facebook but also Twitter, Instagram, and all the rest of the mind-controlling apps spying on us and canceling anyone they choose.  
  68. 2021 Friday J: Political News I– Rep. Nancy Mace, R-SC 1st congressional district, says that the ‘graffiti all over her home is a sign of the times in the United States.’  Next the U.S. Senate GOP rejects the Biden regime’s infrastructure demand which leads to feeble old Joe rejecting their rejection.  Wow.  Moving on, yesterday, we reported that jobs created in May were something like 985,000 which was a false number- the true number was 559,000 new jobs which economists said should have been 650,000; the Republicans are ripping Joe Biden a new one over his ineptitude when it comes to being a ‘successful president.’  This man is a walking, stumbling, bumbling disaster and all we can say is ‘IF the Chi-Coms want to get in their licks, they better do it as quickly as possible because once the 2020 Election audits conclude, Joe will be selling pencils on the street corner.
  69. 2021 Friday K: Political News II– Former White House counsel under the Trump administration Don McGahn testified before Congress today.  Next, Vice President Mike Pence said that “Black lives saved, not endangered, by the police.”  Next, the Pentagon says- for now- U.S. military bases still cannot fly the LGBTQIA+ flag (but how long before they do).   Elsewhere, the National Rifle Association drops claims against New York Attorney General Leticia James so the NRA can pursue other claims in Manhattan.  Meanwhile, former ambassador to the United States from Israel- Michael Oren- says, ‘it’s always premature to eulogize Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.’  Amen.
  70. 2021 Friday L: Business News– Nonfungible Tokens- so-called NFT sales have fallen by 90-percent as the market implodes.  NFTs are cryptographic assets on blockchain that in the era of cryptocurrencies and other things that don’t exist in the REAL world are things hucksters and shysters peddle to unsuspecting morons wanting to be COOL.  (Note- NFTs are a bogus thing such as digital art and other high-tech crap Millennials love.  Screw ‘em).
  71. 2021 Friday M: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for tonight’s Draw #1665 with a $45 million jackpot on the line: 04, 30, 34, 41, 64, and Mega 08.  Stay tuned for further details.  Out of 58,203 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were 36 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $427 apiece.
  72. 2022 Saturday: Let’s see what corruption the Democrats and their bosses in Beijing are up to today…

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This artwork is #0851 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “End of Day.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The Beach Boys would be on tour for the next several years while they were trying to get Brian Wilson out of the doldrums of mental illness and back to being a functioning member of the group.  Thus, the record label began creating some phenomenal repackaging of the group’s earlier hits.  “Endless Summer” came out on June 24, 1974 and featured a rollicking collection of tunes from 1963 to 1965.  Back in the day, this was a double LP and catapulted the band back to popularity and sales as old fans who abandoned them returned and new fans proclaimed a ‘collective wow’ what with all the fun summer songs about surfin,’ girls, and hot rods.  As the Vietnam War sputtered to a close and Watergate was in the history books, everyone wanted to have a fun time once again and with this album, they could and did.  Seek this one out and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Average White Band but hope to do it at some point within the next 25 years.  Stick with us as you will be among the first to know

[ii] At some point, we will do the music of the Mamas and the Papas the same time we do the music of Sonny & Cher.  We hope you will continue awaiting that glorious day.

[iii] 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.

[iv] Nicky Hopkins played with numerous groups, the Kinks, the Who, the Rolling Stones, among others, as well as with the Quicksilver Messenger Service and Jefferson Airplane.  Hopkins was an extremely talented musician.

[v] 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.

[vi] Not sure when we will promote the music of Stevie Wonder but one day, we sure as heck will.

[vii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.

[viii] 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.

[xix] So says Investopedia: How Much U.S. Debt Does China Own? (investopedia.com)

148. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2022

2020 Thursday: In response to the horrific slaying of forgery suspect George Floyd in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, on Monday, members of the U.S. Department of Justice arrive on scene to get to the bottom of this appalling crime. Meanwhile, enraged citizens backed by agitators and Antifa human refuse have lit the city ablaze and as of today have stormed the police precinct where the four fired officers once served.

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148. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Livingston, Louis McLane, and Walter Q. Gresham; U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Louis McLane and Carter Glass; U.S. Senator Marco Rubio; Creedence Clearwater Revival featuring John Fogerty, Gladys Knight, King Crimson featuring Gavin Harrison, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley, and the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Stacy Sutherland:

  1. 640 Thursday: The reign of the 71st Roman Catholic Pope Severinus begins on this date and would continue until August 02, 640.
  2. 928 Friday: The reign of the 122nd Roman Catholic Pope John X ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on March 12, 914.  His successor- Pope Leo VI- begins on this date and would last for the next 187 days until September 15, 928.
  3. 1156 Monday: At the Battle of Brindisi, King Willem of Sicily beats the Byzantine fleet.
  4. 1431 Saturday: Accused of slipping back into heresy by donning male clothing, her captors condemn Joan of Arc to DEATH by burning at the stake.
  5. 1521 Saturday: The 217th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Leo X, signs a treaty of peace with German Emperor Charles V.
  6. 1533 Sunday: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, declared the marriage of England’s King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid.
  7. 1588 Saturday: Under the command of the Duke of Medina-Sidonia, the Spanish Armada sets sail from Lisbon to invade England and to reinstall Catholicism as the country’s ONLY faith.
  8. 1754 Tuesday: Near Pittsburgh, General George Washington and his troops defeat the French and Indians at the Battle of Ft. Duquesne.
  9. 1764 Monday: In Clermont, N.Y., British America, future 11th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston is born.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson 05-24-1831 to 05-29-1833.
  10. 1774 Saturday: The First Continental Congress convenes in Virginia.
  11. 1786 Saturday: In Smyrna, Delaware, future 12th U.S. Secretary of State Louis McLane is born.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from 05-29-1833 to 06-30-1834.  He also served the nation as its 10th secretary of the U.S. Treasury.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson from 08-08-1831 to 05-29-1833.  Prior to this he would serve as a senator from Delaware and following this, he would become the 12th U.S. secretary of state and finally, he would become U.S. minister to Great Britain.
  12. 1818 Thursday: The first steam vessel to sail the upper Great Lakes launches on this date- the Walk-on-the-Water.  The vessel launched on Lake Erie, but she eventually ran aground on November 01, 1821.  
  13. 1830 Friday: The U.S. Congress authorizes the removal of all Native Americans east of the Mississippi to the Western Plains.
  14. 1851 Wednesday: Sojourner Truth attends a Women Rights Convention.
  15. 1863 Thursday: The first black regiment, one that was composed of freed slaves, the 54th Massachusetts, leaves Boston to fight in the Civil War.
  16. 1868 Thursday: The 27th U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton left office on this date.  He member of no professed political party, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from January 20, 1862, until today.
  17. 1892 Saturday: In San Francisco, California, the founding members organized the Sierra Club, a group designed to protect the environment and to promote conservationism.
  18. 1895 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., future 33rd U.S. Secretary of State Walter Q. Gresham is born.  A Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to May 28, 1895.
  19. 1906 Monday: The 52nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown stepped down from the high court on this date.  A Republican, President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller- another Republican.  Brown served from December 29, 1890, until today. 
  20. 1912 Tuesday: The Senate Commerce Committee issued its report on the Titanic disaster that cited a “state of absolute unpreparedness,” improperly tested safety equipment and an “indifference to danger” as some of the causes of an “unnecessary tragedy.”
  21. 1915 Friday: John B. Gruelle patents the Raggedy Ann doll.
  22. 1918 Tuesday: American troops fought their first major battle during World War I as they launched an offensive against the German-held French village of Cantigny; the Americans succeeded in capturing the village.
  23. 1919 Wednesday: Armenia declares its independence from Russia and wants it from Turkey.
  24. 1923 Monday: Unemployment in the United States is almost nil.
  25. 1928 Monday: Dodge Brothers and Chrysler Corporation merges into one company on this date.
  26. 1929 Tuesday: On this date in New York City, Warner Brothers presented the first all-color talking picture, “On with the Show.”
  27. 1934 Monday: The Dionne quintuplets were born near Callender, Ontario, to Olivia and Elzire Dionne.  The babies were the first quintuplets to survive infancy.  
  28. 1937 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt pushed a button in Washington, D.C., signaling that vehicular traffic could begin crossing the just-opened Golden Gate Bridge in California.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, Neville Chamberlain became prime minister of Britain.
  29. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, the Belgian army surrendered to invading German forces and King Leopold III surrenders himself to the conquerors.  Farther south in France, the Nazis are overrunning their supply lines which is causing the blitzkrieg to slow down.  The Allies that haven’t already surrendered to the Germans continue fighting to get to the coastline where they hope salvation awaits.
  30. 1941 Wednesday: The fighting on Crete continues but it’s going all one way.  The Germans continue splitting Allied resistance into smaller pockets while those who can make it are fighting to get to the evacuation beaches.  As they did a year before at Dunkirk, British troops hope they can escape to Royal Navy warships off the coast.  The evacuation will begin this evening and continue into the early hours of the morning.  Elsewhere- in Iraq- the Arab Legions continue fighting the British colonialists.  Indian troops are at the forefront of the Allied troops fighting to head north from Basra and quell the uprising by the pro-Nazi Arabs. 
  31. 1942 Thursday: In response to the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazis murder 1,800 Czechoslovakians at the village of Lidice.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Midway is in the offing as Japanese forces continue leaving ports in Japan and western Asia while American forces are heading west from Pearl Harbor.  This will be one of the decisive battles of World War II when the two forces clash.
  32. 1943 Friday: Allied bombers continue blasting away at Italy and Sicily as the Allies seek to light them up prior to a full-fledged invasion.  Flak is heavy over Sicily causing the Allies losses of men and warplanes.  Still, the attacks continue.  The Allies have hope that somehow, they can separate the Italian people from the Axis. 
  33. 1944 Sunday: Fighting continues in Italy as German forces redeploy to the Caesar Line, a prepared defensive line where they hope they will be able to decimate the Allied forces attacking them.   Meanwhile, in Atlanta, Georgia, future Motown legend Gladys Knight of ‘Gladys Knight and the Pips’ fame is born.
  34. 1945 Monday: John Fogerty, future guitarist, and vocalist with Creedence Clearwater Revival[i] is born on this date in Berkeley, California.   Elsewhere, French troops are clashing with local Syrian forces as they return to reclaim their empire.  The Arabs want none of it.  Elsewhere, William Joyce- the infamous “Lord Haw-Haw” who broadcast Nazi propaganda to the Allies in Europe finds himself captured and in Allied hands.  Poor bastard.
  35. 1946 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the former 47th U.S. Treasury Secretary Carter Glass died at age 88.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from December 16, 1918, to February 01, 1920. Elsewhere, Stacy Sutherland—future guitarist with the psychedelic rock band, the 13th Floor Elevators[ii]—is born in San Antonio, Texas, on this date.   
  36. 1952 Wednesday: Future vocalist with Lynyrd Skynyrd[iii], Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley (vocals 1975-1977 only member of the band not to be on the airplane that crashed as she had a dream two nights before the tragedy alerting her as to what was going to occur that night) is born in Memphis, Tennessee, on this date.
  37. 1953 Thursday: The Walt Disney film “Melody” premiered in the Paramount Theatre in Hollywood.  The picture was the first 3-D cartoon.
  38. 1957 Tuesday: The National League approves the moves of the New York Giants to San Francisco and the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles, California.
  39. 1959 Thursday: The U.S. Army launched Able, a rhesus monkey, and Baker, a squirrel monkey, aboard a Jupiter missile for a suborbital flight, which both primates survived.
  40. 1961 Sunday: After 78 years in service, the last run of the Orient Express—from Paris to Bucharest, Romania, leaves the station in France.  Elsewhere, Amnesty International, a human rights organization, underwent founding.
  41. 1962 Monday: The U.S. Stock Market drops a record $20.8 billion in one day.
  42. 1963 Tuesday: Jomo Kenyatta becomes the first prime minister of an independent Kenya.  Elsewhere, Gavin Harrison—one of the future drummers with the UK rock band, King Crimson[iv]—is born on this date in London, England.
  43. 1964 Thursday: The Palestine National Congress forms the Palestine Liberation Organization.
  44. 1971 Friday: In Miami, Florida, future GOP Senator Marco Rubio is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2011.
  45. 1972 Sunday: The White House ‘plumbers’ break into the offices of the Democratic National Headquarters at the Watergate in Washington, D.C., setting in motion events that would eventually cause President Richard M. Nixon to resign from the presidency.
  46. 1976 Friday: The nations of the world signed the Peaceful Nuclear Explosion Treaty on this date, which limited any nuclear explosion, regardless of its purpose, to a yield of 150 kilotons.
  47. 1977 Saturday: Fire raced through the Beverly Hills Supper Club in Southgate, Ky., in which 165 people died in the fire.
  48. 1979 Monday: The European Union accepts Greece as a member—something they would regret in 2012.
  49. 1985 Tuesday: David Jacobsen, director of the American University Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, suffered abduction by pro-Iranian kidnappers; his captors freed him 17 months later.
  50. 1987 Thursday: To the embarrassment of Soviet officials, Mathias Rust, a young West German pilot, landed a private plane in Moscow’s Red Square without authorization.  The Soviets freed Rust the following year.
  51. 1991 Tuesday: Ethiopian rebels seize the capital city of Addis Ababa from government troops.
  52. 1995 Sunday: A 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the Russian town of Neftegorsk killed at least 2,000 people.
  53. 1996 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton’s former business partners in the Whitewater land fraud suffered conviction for fraud.
  54. 1998 Thursday: Brynn, the wife of comic actor Phil Hartman of “Saturday Night Live” and “News Radio” fame shot him to death at his home in Encino and then took her own life.  Elsewhere, Pakistan matched India with five nuclear test blasts.  The U.S., Japan and other nations imposed economic sanctions.  Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said, “Today, we have settled the score with India.”  Finally, Dr. Susan Terebey discovered a planet outside of our solar system using photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
  55. 1999 Friday: Leonardo de Vinci’s “The Last Supper” went back on display in Milan, Italy, after more than 20 years of restoration.
  56. 2002 Tuesday: Russia became a limited partner in NATO with the creation of the NATO-Russia Council.
  57. 2005 Saturday: London’s famed Big Ben clock suddenly went ‘dark’ today stopping ticking for 90 minutes.  Engineers are investigating what the hell is going on as this is abnormal.
  58. 2006 Sunday: Barry Bonds hits his 715th career home run, passing Babe Ruth on the all-time hit list.
  59. 2007 Monday: Following the totalitarian government shut down of Radio Caracas Television, thousands of people take to the streets to protest the dictatorship’s authoritarian move which sends droves of police into the streets armed with rubber bullets, truncheons, jack boots, and clubs.  They light into the protesters and drive them away from the government sector of the city.
  60. 2008 Wednesday: Give ‘em an inch and they take a mile: Governor David Paterson, D-NY, directs various state agencies that they must, repeat must, recognize same-sex marriages performed in other place such as Canada, Massachusetts, and of course, the Golden State.  Ah, we’re so WOKE before anyone even knew what ‘WOKE’ was.
  61. 2009 Thursday: In Peshawar, Pakistan, jihadis continue what they did yesterday with a suicide bombing.  In this instance, two bombs send eight poor souls up to hang with Allah sooner than any of them planned and leaves another 74 in various stages of grievous bodily injury.
  62. 2010 Friday: The Israeli navy as well as a pro-Israeli flotilla set sail to confront the Palestinian-loving flotilla heading to the Gaza Strip.  The Palestinian lovers claim to be bringing humanitarian aid but are most likely sneaking in weapons and ammo so the Hamas garbage can continue waging war against the Israelis.  Someone should deploy some neutron bombs in Gaza.  Elsewhere, a leaked report from the United Nations informs the world that the North Koreans are exporting nuclear technology to countries such as Burma, Syria, and Iran.
  63. 2011 Saturday: In Germany, at least 10 people die from cucumbers infected with the E. coli virus. Elsewhere, things are going awry in Syria as more towns and cities see citizens taking to the streets to protest the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.   In Yemen, the government is there attacking people seeking to supplant the regime of U.S. ally President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
  64. 2012 Monday: Syrian opposition leaders claim the Syrian government troops have been running amok in the city of Hama what with the slayings of at least 41 civilians and the wounding of numerous others.  Meanwhile, in Lhasa, Tibet, two Tibetans set themselves ablaze protesting the Chi-Coms infesting their country like cockroaches. 
  65. 2013 Tuesday: French newspaper “Le Monde” reports the ongoing use of chemical weapons by Syria’s Bashar al-Assad’s troops against the rebels.   Meanwhile, Senator John McCain, RINO-AZ, journeys to Syria to hang with Syrian rebels and to discuss possible intervention by the United States in yet another needless war.  Such is the military-industrial-political complex in this country, a leech-like entity that seeks to insert its nose into every needless conflict across the globe.
  66. 2014 Wednesday: Maya Angelou, American author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” and many other works, dies of natural causes at age 86.  Elsewhere, the people of Egypt elect General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi president.  This will put them back on track for eradicating the cancer of Islamism from their country.  Meanwhile, in the French port city of Calais, law enforcement authorities swoop down on a camp of at least 800 Middle Eastern Muslim migrants trying to sneak into England via the Chunnel.
  67. 2015 Thursday: The Federation of International Football Associations—FIFA—bans 11 people after an ethics investigation, the same people the U.S. Department of Justice has indicted on charges of corruption.  Elsewhere, former New York Governor George Pataki, Republican, announces he will be seeking the 2016 presidential nomination of his party.
  68. 2016 Saturday: After a three-year-old boy falls into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and a big gorilla named Harambe drags him about, zoo officials shoot the big ape dead setting off a firestorm of protest.  Elsewhere, Brazilian law enforcement authorities announce that of the more than 30 suspected gang rapists (not a typo) of a 16-year-old girl, they have identified four of the scumbags and are launching a dragnet to bring the bottom-feeding thugs to justice. 
  69. 2017 Sunday: The island nation of Sri Lanka suffers heavy rains and devastating mudslides which kill at least 151 people and injure numerous others.   Elsewhere, rural Mississippi sees its worst gun violence in years what with a person seeking suicide by cop running amok and murdering eight people including a Lincoln County sheriff.  Shoot the SOB.
  70. 2018 Monday: In Kyushu, Japan, Coca-Cola debuts its first alcoholic drink- Lemon-do- but no one here has had the opportunity to sample it.   Elsewhere, in an effort to deter new arrivals of Third World Muslim ‘refugees’ and ‘migrants’ from the Middle East and Africa, the government of Austria announces new cuts to social services for illegal aliens flooding into their country.  They are going to slash benefits to halt the tidal wave of illegals.  Good for them.
  71. 2019 Tuesday: In Oklahoma, state prosecutors bring the first of at least 2,000 cases aimed at U.S. Pharmaceutical manufacturers for their part in creating the opioid epidemic that has killed more Americans than all wars put together.  Johnson & Johnson find themselves hammered with charges of deceptive advertising and downplaying the potential addictive qualities of its drugs.   Meanwhile in France, after the nation’s national health agency launches an anti-smoking campaign, one-million or more French citizens swear off the cancer sticks.  
  72. 2020 Thursday: In response to the horrific slaying of forgery suspect George Floyd in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, on Monday, members of the U.S. Department of Justice arrive on scene to get to the bottom of this appalling crime.  Meanwhile, enraged citizens backed by agitators and Antifa human refuse have lit the city ablaze and as of today have stormed the police precinct where the four fired officers once served.  On the U.S. employment front, another 2.1 million Americans have filed for unemployment, bringing the number of unemployed Americans thanks to communist China’s coronavirus pandemic to 40.8 million, a number heretofore unseen in American history. One American worker out of every four now has no job.
  73. 2020 Thursday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the world: 5,803,416 confirmed cases, 359,791 confirmed deaths, and 2,399,247 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,758,422 confirmed cases, 102,917 confirmed deaths, and 378,566 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states where the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 101,697 confirmed cases, 3,973 confirmed deaths, but again, NO mention of confirmed recoveries due to Gov. Gavin Newsom playing politics with the Chinese virus.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 600 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the numbers: 20,711 confirmed cases, 1,106 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  It’s all politics.  Oh- Los Angeles says EVERYONE must wear face masks or not go out.  Wow.  Mayor Eric Garcetti needs removal from office ASAP.
  1. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 170,153,479 confirmed cases, +30,516, 3,537,922 confirmed deaths, +13,413 and 152,133,755 confirmed recoveries, +67,459.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,022,657 confirmed cases, UP 22,977 from yesterday’s reporting, 608,961 confirmed deaths, UP 1,235,[v] and 27,767,040 confirmed recoveries, UP 65,161.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  2. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became President on January 20, 2021, there have been 291,014 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 168,595 deaths  
  3. 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: 3,788,034 confirmed cases, 63,216 confirmed deaths, and 2,053,610 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,320,818 confirmed cases, 36,774 confirmed deaths, and 1,943,113 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,076 confirmed cases, 498 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 437,185 confirmed cases, 5,828 confirmed deaths, and 212,777 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Arizona: they have 879,909 confirmed cases, 17,609 confirmed deaths, and 844,903 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  4. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,433 confirmed cases, 6,407 confirmed deaths, and 832,634 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Communist China, you know this is going to be GOOD (a big f**king lie): 91,061 cases of the virus, 4,636 confirmed deaths and 86,107 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  5. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,529.45, UP 64.81 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,748.74, UP 12.46 points (+0.091%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,204.11, UP 3.23 points (+0.077%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.63 per barrel, +0.31 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.70 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $28.07 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.18%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,184.40 per troy oz, +2.00 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.67 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,822.33 per troy oz, +17.19 (+0.61%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $24,750.00 per troy oz., +2000.00 (+8.79%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Bulgarian Lev, one greenback equals 1.60 and in Burundian Franc, a buck equals 1,953.80 and in Cambodian Riel, one dollar equals 4,055.00 of theirs.[xii]      
  6. 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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.183 per gallon, $2.870 in Florida, $3.929 in Hawaii, and $3.568 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Alabama: $2.825.  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- Togo: $2.998 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,341,472,302,457 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.  
  7. 2021 Friday F: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information I–  First, Idaho Governor Brad Little, GOP, issued an executive order overturning a 24-hour-old mask mandate put in place by his Republican Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, while he was out of the state.  Apparently, McGeachin is running against her boss seeking to take him out because of his handling of the COVID-19 crisis in the state.  Governor Little NEVER ordered masks to be worn but wore one himself.  While he was out of state, McGeachin undermined him by instituting a mask mandate.  She sounds more like a Democrat to us.   McGeachin claims she tried to protect personal freedoms with her bogus mask mandate.  (Note- this woman sounds like a member of the Ben Sasse, Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Richard Burr, Bill Cassidy, and Liz Cheney class of losers.  There’s always room for more).
  8. 2021 Friday G: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information II–  Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, is continuing his investigation into the ties between the U.S. government and the Wuhan Institute of Virology, questions Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci seems to have challenging times answering truthfully.[xvi]  Meanwhile, a bill banning COVID-19 passports in the Grand Canyon State fails to pass.[xvii]   Elsewhere, Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom in another show he is going to lose his job in the recall election coming up later this year has enacted a COVID-19 lottery with $116 million in prizes for those who have received their vaccinations.   Next, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley says it’s important to confirm that the Wuhan Institute of Virology is indeed the source of the pandemic before the NEXT one hits.  Finally, now that the Chi-Coms hand in the virus is becoming more and more known, researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology claim ‘we was bit by bats!’  Bats that are 900 miles away.  Uh, okay.[xviii]
  9. 2021 Friday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information III– The Centers for Disease Control loosens mask requirements for summer campers.  Next, the federal government says it’s ‘okay’ for employers to offer incentives to have their employees get vaccinated.   Meanwhile, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas wants Americans to have COVID-19 passports when traveling abroad but when illegals flood across the border or visitors come here, nope, no big deal.  Elsewhere, conservative luminary Victor David Hanson told Tucker Carlson that ‘nine people during the COVID-19 global pandemic made $20 billion creating and releasing the Chi-Vi vaccines.’  (Note- many of us believe that this is the reason WHY they are pushing everyone to get vaccinated all the way down to young kids which is their plan by the end of this year- EVERYONE.   Speaking of vaccinations, it was curious sight before Congress as the medical bigwigs testifying could not even put the finger on the numbers of their employees who have gotten vaccinated for the Kung Flu.  We say, “F**k them.”).
  10. 2021 Friday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– It appears that Russian hackers are working on a new scheme targeting emails.  We await further developments.  Next, the German government officially recognizes the genocide they perpetrated in German Southwest Africa back before World War I erupted.  Known today as Namibia, Berlin is going to spend $1.2 billion on projects with which to repay their monstrous crimes.  Moving on, more than $2 billion worth of exports going to the European Union have been hammered with tariffs since Brexit became official.  Ah, it’s like being jilted, the jilted party wants to turn around and make YOU suffer. 
  11. 2021 Friday J: Foreign News / Overseas News II– French oil giant Total is rebranding itself as it moves towards renewable sources of energy.  My, my, my- very woke.  Elsewhere, Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán blows off accusations that his country is RACIST over not wanting to be invaded by hundreds of thousands of Muslims.  Some of us might be moving to Hungary as they seem like one of the few countries that wants to uphold its language, customs, and culture.  In other foreign and overseas news, a Hong Kong judge hands down additional time to pro-democracy leader Jimmy Lai and nine others involved with him (amazing how COVID-19 solved TWO problems for the Chi-Coms- pro-democracy in Hong Kong and Donald Trump in the U.S.).  Lai received an additional 14 months on his sentence while the other nine received an additional 18 months.  Such is justice in a Neo-Nazi hellhole of the People’s Republic of China- Sieg Heil!
  12. 2021 Friday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– President Donald J. Trump has said that ‘vast numbers of dead folks voted in 2020’ (which is no surprise to us); however, even stranger, many of them asked for absentee ballots.  Now that’s peculiar.  Meanwhile, a judge has halted the election audit in Fulton County, Georgia, after Democrats began raising holy hell about it.  Wait- if they had nothing to hide, why not encourage the audit?  Something does not add up here.  
  13. 2021 Friday L: Joe Biden News– Rep. Dan Bishop, R-NC 9th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is compromised by the Chi-Coms.’  Speaking of Joe Biden and his pals, the Chi-Coms, the leader of the regime says he will ‘release the Chi-Vi report in 90 days as long as there isn’t something within it that might embarrass his overlords in Beijing.’  Wow. In other disgusting news, the Daily Caller reported that Joe Biden looking at the young daughter of one of his flunkies, he said ‘she looks like she 19-years-old with her legs crossed.’  (Note- this is the sexual goober you people on the left claim is our ‘president?’  We’re so proud).
  14. 2021 Friday M: Business News– Hong Kong-based JD Logistics in its IPO is valued at $248 billion.  Next, Boeing reaches a deal with the FAA to pay $17 million over the problems its new jetliner suffered.  Elsewhere, Hyundai announces plans to slash half its lineup of vehicles to concentrate on EVs.  Boy, oh, boy. 
  15. 2021 Friday N: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– entertainer Bill Cosby won’t get early release because he refuses to attend sexual deviate classes in jail.  (Note- if the man DIDN’T do the crimes of which he went to prison, doesn’t attending those classes confirm that you did?  Catch 22 folks).   Elsewhere, the illegal alien who murdered Mollie Tibbetts back in 2018- Cristhian Bahena Rivera- was convicted of her murder today.  Justice has been served.   Meanwhile, Hunter Biden reportedly bragged about smoking crack with former D.C. mayor and famous crackhead Marion Berry. Wow.  Something of which to brag, Hunter. Second to last, California authorities are offering $300 thousand reward to find out who the hell murdered Aiden in a fit of road rage about a week ago.  Finally, noted legal scholar and professor Dr. Alan Dershowitz says the CNN lawsuit is all about misleading the ticket.  
  16. 2021 Friday O: Political News I–  Governor J.B. Pritzker, DS-IL, seeks to end a program that helps disadvantaged kids get into private schools.  Wow.  Next, in New Mexico as the race to fill the seat of now-U.S. Secretary of the Interior Debra Haaland heats up, it appears that another seat might go to the Republicans.  The special election will occur on June 1, 2021.   Meanwhile, the Senate vote to create the January 06, 2021, Commission so wanted by House Democrats goes down in smoke even though the usual suspects among the RINOs voted in favor of it.[xix]   Elsewhere, the world learns that the ‘Durham Probe’ has spent $1.5 million; however, President Donald J. Trump and former Rep. Trey Gowdy wonder for what?
  17. 2021 Friday P: Political News II– Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen banned critical race theory as being discriminatory. Former Governor Bobby Jindal, R-LA, says ‘CRT is a way for the left to attack our kids in school.’ [xx] Next, a new poll says that ’73-percent of GOP voters believe that what happened on January 6, 2021, was indeed a FALSE FLAG OPERATION in which, ultra-leftists infiltrated and instigated the subsequent events.’  Hell, all one need do is to open one’s eyes and there’s the truth.  Next, Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says he plans to FORCE a vote in June on H.R. 1/S.R. 1, the voter theft bill.
  18. 2021 Friday Q: Political News III– House Republicans are putting forth two bills with which to confirm the origins of the Wuhan Virus.  God bless them.  Next, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov slapped two new judges onto the Empire State’s appellate courts.  He NEEDS friends in high places to protect him.  Speaking of New York, Pro-Life protesters won a victory that will allow them to continue protesting this abominable practice that no moral country should ever permit the way it’s permitted here.  Meanwhile, Rep. Barry Moore, R-AL 2nd congressional district, says of Joe Biden’s $6 trillion budget that it’s ‘criminal.’  He says instead of mailing checks to people’s mailboxes as ‘COVID-19 relief,’ it would make more sense to get people back to work and give them a tax holiday for as long as possible.’  Finally, since Mayor Lori “The Bigot” Lightfoot said, ‘white reporters can no longer interview her,’ some smartass has served her with a lawsuit.  Good for them.
  19. 2021 Friday R: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Noted conservative icon Todd Starnes says that a teacher in Virginia has been placed on leave for refusing to affirm that biological boys can become biological girls which they flipping can’t.  The Board of Education in Virginia placed this teacher on leave as they continue pushing this crackpot crap.  Folks, Myra Breckinridge was a flipping movie and anyone who continues pushing this crap is doing it as a way of damaging the country.  Perhaps it would be better if the jihadists did take the country over.  Rooftops in every city would be extremely busy.  Moving on, liberal MP William Amos of Canada was forced to apologize for peeing in a bottle while on a conference call with other lawmakers.
  20. 2021 Friday S: Miscellaneous News I– Florida teachers are going to receive a $1,000 bonus thanks to the DeSantis administration.  Speaking of Governor DeSantis, he says the vast majority of Floridians support the GOP.  Elsewhere, the San Francisco Teachers Union now backs Hamas and condemns Israel.   Meanwhile, Patrice Cullors, extremely wealthy co-founder of Black Lives Matter and owner of luxury homes is going to retire now that she’s ‘got hers.’  Wow.  What a bunch of losers.
  21. 2021 Friday T: Miscellaneous News II– The United States Postal Service is raising first class postage to $0.58.  In other news, we learn that the San Jose, California, train yard shooter was facing disciplinary action for bigoted and racist behavior.  There you go and the man becomes a mass shooter. 
  22. 2021 Friday U: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1663 with a $34 million jackpot on the line for some lucky soul: 10, 14, 20, 47, 70, and Mega 15.  Out of 51,417 winning tickets in California, the highest winner were two people who had FOUR plus the Mega for a prize of $6,833 apiece.
  23. 2022 Saturday: We’re hoping this weekend will be a slow one news-wise but folks, the way things are going in this country what with all the communists running amok both here in this country and around the world, it could be a terribly busy one…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0844 a 9” x 12” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Tropical Shores.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album by the Beach Boys for some unknown reason was panned when in fact, it is among our favorites of their so-called ‘early-mid stage’ recordings.  “20/20” came out on February 10, 1969, and has some of our most favorite tunes on it.  Tunes like the live favorite, “Do It Again,” “I Can Hear Music,” “Bluebirds over the Mountain,” the raunchiest Beach Boys tune ever- “All I Want to Do” (hard-rocking, too), as well as the beautiful instrumental, “The Nearest Faraway Place.”  Also on this amazing record is a lovely cover of “Cotton Fields,” as well as “Our Prayer” and “Cabinessence.”  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass), as well as some other musicians with which to round out the overall sound.

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[i] We promoted the music of the world-famous Creedence Clearwater Revival beginning on Saturday, 16-November-2013 through Saturday, 07-December-2013.  Being the inattentive morons that we were back then, we neglected to promote the music of the band’s individual members.  We hope to do this one day so folks, keep vigilant for the day when we do.

[ii] We began promoting the music of the famous acid rock band from Texas- the 13th Floor Elevators- beginning on Tuesday, 14-May-2013 through Thursday, 06-June-2013.  We would encourage everyone to seek the music of this legendary band out and adding it to their collections.  You will be glad you did.

[iii] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.

[iv] 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.

[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.

[xvi] Rep. Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, says ‘it’s difficult to ignore the Wuhan Institute of Virology as being the source of the Chi-Vi.’

[xvii] Arizona has passed a bill forbidding revocation of business licenses without first proving beyond the shadow of a doubt the business fully intended to be a willful spreader of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.

[xviii] Leakers within the federal government in the know claim the U.S. has a treasure trove of intelligence data on the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the experiments occurring there.  The question is, WILL Chi-Com-loving Joe Biden possess the balls to share the truth.

[xix] A slobbering Joe Biden says the probe into the events of January 6, 2021, is ‘important to him.’  Dude, you can’t even remember what happened yesterday much less 4.5-5 months ago.

[xx] Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes says, ‘CRT is crazy, that he took it years ago in law school and that this crazy crap was nothing like it now is.’  According to him, CRT ascribes racism to everything and puts equity over merit-based outcomes.

116. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2022

1942 Sunday: German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler tells the party faithful that this year- if the German people do not desert him- the Third Reich will achieve victories on all fronts. The campaigning season on the Eastern Front is coming soon while the war in North Africa will proceed to victory. Meanwhile, the U-Boat campaign to starve Britain will continue and all is looking good.

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116. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2022:

Confederate Heroes Memorial Day (Florida)

U.S. Attorney General Edwards Pierrepont; U.S. Acting and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper; U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Nazi Deputy Fuhrer Rudolf Hess; Dave Mason (band) featuring Mike Finnigan, the Faces featuring Rod Stewart, Mötley Crüe featuring John Corabi, Queen featuring Roger Taylor, and Spooky Tooth featuring Gary Wright:

  1. 0088 Monday: The 4th Roman Catholic Pope Clement I picked up his Holy Cross on this date and over the course of the next 11 years and 211 days, guided his earthly flock until November 23, 0099.
  2. 0304 Tuesday: The 29th Roman Catholic Pope St. Marcellinus ended his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became pontiff on June 30, 296, and guided his earthly flock from then until today.
  3. 0757 Friday: The 92nd Roman Catholic Pope Stephen II ended his time as pontiff on this date.  He became pontiff on March 26, 0752.
  4. 1220 Sunday: German King Frederick I grant bishops sovereign rights.
  5. 1514 Sunday: Astronomer Nicholas Copernicus makes the first observations of the planet, Saturn.
  6. 1532 Tuesday: On his way to Vienna, Ottoman Turk Sultan Suleiman fights his way through Hungary.
  7. 1564 Sunday: At the Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, priests baptized William Shakespeare.
  8. 1607 Thursday: English colonists went ashore at present-day Cape Henry, Virginia, on an expedition to establish the first permanent English settlement in the Western Hemisphere.
  9. 1654 Sunday: Brazil expels its Jewish inhabitants.
  10. 1655 Monday: The Dutch West Indies Company denies Peter Stuyvesant’s demand that the company expel all Jews from New Amsterdam. 
  11. 1721 Saturday: On this date, medical professionals administer the first smallpox vaccinations to a willing group of participants.
  12. 1819 Monday: The first Odd Fellows lodge in the United States underwent establishment in Baltimore, Md.
  13. 1828 Saturday: To help Greece’s demand for independence from the Ottoman Empire, Russia declares war on the Turks.
  14. 1859 Tuesday: A jury acquits Dan Sickles of murder on grounds of temporary insanity.  This is the original time defense attorneys use this defense successfully in the United States.
  15. 1865 Wednesday: Federal troops surrounded and killed John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, near Port Royal, Virginia.  Just before dying, Booth looked at his hands and gasped, “Useless, useless.”  Meanwhile, Confederate General J.E. Johnson surrenders the Army of Tennessee to the Union at Fort Dunham, North Carolina.
  16. 1875 Monday: The 33rd U.S. Attorney General Edwards Pierrepont assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from April 26, 1875, to May 21, 1876.
  17. 1894 Thursday: In Alexandria, Egypt, future Nazi Deputy Fuhrer Rudolf Hess is born.
  18. 1905 Wednesday: Jack McCarthy of the Chicago Cubs becomes the only major league player to throw out 3 runners at plate in one game; all were ends of double plays.
  19. 1914 Sunday: Author Bernard Malamud (“The Natural”) was born in New York.
  20. 1915 Monday: During World War I, Italy secretly signs the Pact of London, a pact that allied the nation with the British, France, and Russia.  On the Western Front, the Second Battle of Ypres continues with German gains being thrown back by the Allies.  On the Eastern Front, the Russians are fighting in Armenia, seeking to push the Ottomans back.  Fighting is intense.
  21. 1916 Wednesday: Rumanian is making noise about entering the war on the side of the Allies.  Austro-Hungary cannot allow this to happen but are facing increasing attacks from the Russians.
  22. 1917 Thursday: Fighting continues on various fronts during World War I.   On the Balkan Front, Bulgarians are trying to break through British forces along the Doiron-Vardar, aka the Macedonian Front.  The Brits are trying to aid their Serbian allies, but the Bulgarians are able to keep them holding tight.  Still, the Rumanians are making noises about entering the war on the side of the Allies and this could put the Bulgarians in jeopardy.  
  23. 1921 Tuesday: For the first time in the history of the nation, the people of St. Louis, Missouri, heard weather broadcasts live on the air.  
  24. 1923 Thursday: Britain’s Prince Albert, Duke of York (the future King George VI) married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon at Westminster Abbey.
  25. 1926 Monday: Germany and the Soviet Union sign a treaty of neutrality and peace.
  26. 1928 Thursday: Madame Tussaud’s waxwork exhibition opens in London.   
  27. 1931 Sunday: NBC Radio premiered “Lum and Abner” a show fans would enjoy for the next 24 years.
  28. 1933 Wednesday: On this day in history, Nazi Germany created its infamous secret police, the Gestapo.
  29. 1937 Monday: German and Italian warplanes raided the Basque town of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War; estimates of the number of people killed vary from the hundreds to the thousands.
  30. 1940 Friday: Fighting continues in Norway as advancing German troops and armored units continue pushing Norwegian and British troops back.  North of Lillehammer, fighting is fierce, but the Germans are getting the upper hand.  Meanwhile, the Luftwaffe scores a direct hit on the Norwegian destroyer Garn, catching her moored in the Sognefjord.  However, loss of life was minimal as the crew was able to abandon ship at the first signs of attack as the vessel had no antiaircraft batteries.  
  31. 1941 Saturday: For the first time in the history of Major League Baseball, an organist performed for the delight of the fans.  This event took place in Chicago, Illinois.   Elsewhere, in the Balkans, the Greeks and British- although in headlong retreat- are still capable of putting up resistance via rearguard actions.  They are able to slow the Nazi advance as they blow up key infrastructure.  Half a world away, South African troops finally overcome the Fascist Italian stand at Dessie and in so doing capture approximately 8,000 prisoners.  The Italians have had enough.
  32. 1942 Sunday: German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler tells the party faithful that this year- if the German people do not desert him- the Third Reich will achieve victories on all fronts.  The campaigning season on the Eastern Front is coming soon while the war in North Africa will proceed to victory.  Meanwhile, the U-Boat campaign to starve Britain will continue and all is looking good.
  33. 1943 Monday: Gary Wright, future keyboardist, and vocalist with the British band Spooky Tooth[i] and as a solo artist was born on today’s date in Cresskill, New Jersey.  Meanwhile, due to increasing outrage over the Katyn Forest Massacre by the Free Polish government in London, Moscow severs all ties to the ‘western Poles.’  Such is Josef Stalin’s way.
  34. 1944 Wednesday: The British go after the German battleship Tirpitz yet again but fall short in attacking the vessel.  Prime Minister Winston Churchill has long been fearful of the Tirpitz believing that she could pose an imminent threat to Allied shipping and thus loads of resources are obliterated trying to send the fearsome ship to the bottom of a Norwegian fjord.
  35. 1945 Thursday: Free French troops arrested Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, the head of France’s Vichy government during World War II, on today’s date.  Elsewhere, the Red Army continues battering its way into Berlin.  Resistance is fierce and the lives of Russian soldiers are expendable.  In the Pacific, the Japanese are being rolled up wherever the Allies encounter them in Burma, the Philippines, and on Okinawa as the U.S. Marines work at cracking the Shuri Line.  Meanwhile, future famed keyboardist who played with just about everyone—Mike Finnigan[ii]—is born on this date in Troy, Ohio.
  36. 1952 Saturday: The destroyer-minesweeper USS Hobson sank in the central Atlantic after colliding with the aircraft carrier USS Wasp with the loss of 176 crewmembers.
  37. 1954 Monday: Nationwide testing of the Salk polio vaccine begins.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues what with the communists concentrating on the southern outpost of Isabelle, the second largest firebase of the entire French military compound.   French Foreign Legionnaires and Algerian Tirailleurs are fighting to push back approach trenches and to take the fight to the enemy rather than have the fight taken to them.  Problems elsewhere continue with the airdrop of supplies, much of it going to the communists and not the brave French Union defenders.[iii]  Still, the French troops will continue draining the communists of massive quantities of blood.  If only they can bleed them dry…
  38. 1956 Thursday: The first modern container ship, the Ideal X, sails from Port Newark, N.J. for Houston, Texas.
  39. 1959 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future vocalist with the hard rock band, Mötley Crüe[iv]– John Corabi- is born.  He would replace Vince Neil when the original vocalist decided to take time away from the band.
  40. 1960 Tuesday: In Birmingham, England, future drummer/vocalist with the rock band, Queen[v]– Roger Taylor- is born on this date.
  41. 1961 Wednesday: The rest of the French military finally quashes the revolt by French paratroopers in Algeria to continue the war against the Muslim rebels.  Elsewhere, Roger Maris hits the first of 61 homers in 1961.
  42. 1964 Sunday: The African nations of Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form Tanzania.  Elsewhere, the Boston Celtics won their sixth consecutive NBA title.  They won two more before their amazing streak ended.   Meanwhile, future acting and U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper is born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.  As Acting U.S. secretary of Defense, Esper served under President Donald J. Trump from June 24, 2019, to July 15, 2019.  As actual U.S. secretary of the Defense, the Republican served under the same president from July 23, 2019, to November 09, 2020, when President Trump terminated his employment.   
  43. 1966 Tuesday: An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 destroys Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
  44. 1968 Friday: Anti-war protesters seize administration buildings at Ohio State.  Meanwhile, beneath the Nevada desert, the United States exploded a 1.3 megaton nuclear device called “Boxcar.”  Man, oh, man.
  45. 1976 Monday: Pan Am begins non-stop flights from New York City to Tokyo.
  46. 1981 Sunday: In Tucson, Arizona, a major bank robbery takes place netting the thieves over $33 million.
  47. 1982 Monday: Rod Stewart[vi], the brilliant Scottish rocker, suffers a mugging with thieves making off with his $50,000 Porsche.  Meanwhile, the Argentina military on South Georgia Island near the Falklands, surrenders to British troops.
  48. 1983 Tuesday: The DOW Jones Industrial Average breaks 1,200 for the first time.
  49. 1986 Saturday: A major nuclear accident occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, which was then a part of the former Soviet Union—it remains radioactive to this day.  Dozens of personnel were killed outright in the blast while the long-term death toll is believed to be in the high thousands.  
  50. 1989 Wednesday: Actress-comedian Lucille Ball died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, at age 77.
  51. 1990 Thursday: Pitcher Nolan Ryan ties Bob Feller’s record of pitching 12, 1-hitter games in Major League Baseball.
  52. 1991 Friday: Soccer star Diego Maradona suspended for using cocaine undergoes arrest in Argentina for possession and distribution of illegal narcotics.
  53. 1994 Tuesday: Voting began in South Africa’s first all-race elections, resulting in a victory for the African National Congress and the inauguration of Nelson Mandela as president.  Meanwhile, China Airlines Flight 140, a Taiwanese Airbus A-300, crashed while landing in Nagoya, Japan, killing 264 people (there were seven survivors).
  54. 2000 Wednesday: Unhappy with the snail’s pace of the state government in Albany, N.Y., in identifying the state’s far too numerous sex offenders, a parents’ group beat them to the jump by posting a large number of sexual deviates online along with their personal information for the world to see.  Surely the state government will do something to THESE PEOPLE while protecting the perverts, rapists, and child molesters.   
  55. 2001 Thursday: The New York State GOP is urging the state government to cut the $132 million tax on gasoline until at least Labor Day as prices at the pump are stifling business and hurting New Yorkers. 
  56. 2002 Friday: In Erfurt, Germany, a 19-year-old kid goes berserk, killing 13 teachers, 2 students, a cop, and then himself using a handgun.  We thought only the United States had these kinds of events.  What’s up with that?
  57. 2003 Saturday: Unknown thugs set off a series of incendiary devices in an ammo dump in suburban Baghdad that killed several people and injured loads of others; the explosions went on all night.  U.S. investigators are seeking answers.
  58. 2004 Monday: Following conservative criticism of his anti-war activities during the Vietnam War, Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry accused President George W. Bush of failing to prove whether he had fulfilled his commitment to the National Guard during the same period.  Elsewhere, the government unveiled its new, colorized $50 bill.  Finally, author Hubert Selby, Jr., died in Los Angeles, California, at age 75.
  59. 2005 Tuesday: Ending its 29-year military occupation of neighboring Lebanon, Syria begins removing its troops and returns them to home.   Elsewhere, Charles A. Duelfer, the chief U.S. weapons inspector combing Iraq for the hidden weapons of mass destruction says the search has gone about as far as it feasibly can.  Nothing to find, nothing to see here and yet, we are engaged in a horrible war in Iraq.
  60. 2006 Wednesday: President George W. Bush names Tony Snow as the new White House press secretary.  Elsewhere, a new video hits the news cycle in which, jihadist thug and al-Qaida hatchet man Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in which the ranting murdering lunatic blasts President George W. Bush and the sycophantic Iraqi government. 
  61. 2007 Thursday: Rep. Dennis  Kucinich, D-OH 10th congressional district, puts forth H. RES 333 calling for the impeachment and removal of Vice President Richard “Dick” Cheney.  There were three charges against the vice president- (1) Cheney manipulated the intelligence process with which to deceive the American people into believing there were weapons of mass destruction so the U.S. could launch an invasion of Iraq; (2) the vice president fabricated a connection between Iraq and al-Qaida; and (3) the vice president was seeking a way to attack Iran even though Iran had nothing to do with the other two issues.
  62. 2008 Saturday: The Turkish military plunges across the northern border of Iraq and launches an attack on Kurdish Workers Party positions.  Elsewhere, Somali pirates release the crew of the captured Spanish FV Playa De Bako after receiving their ransom.
  63. 2009 Sunday: The U.S. government declares a public health emergency as cases of the swine flu- from the People’s Republic of China- begins showing up in the United States.   Meanwhile, French cruise ship MSC Melody fights off an attack by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden.
  64. 2010 Monday: Britain’s ambassador to the crap-hole nation of Yemen- Timothy Torlot- survives an attempted suicide bombing attack.   Meanwhile, in Hebron, a Hamas thug trying to commit acts of terror ends up being the one killed after Israeli Defense Forces take the POS out.
  65. 2011 Tuesday: In the Ukraine, citizens observe the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster, where the nuclear reactor underwent a meltdown.  Elsewhere, a bunch of Palestinian-loving, anti-Israel liberals are rounding up a flotilla of boats with more than 1,500 people aboard to challenge the embargo the Israelis have on guns and ammo reaching the Hamas thugs.
  66. 2012 Thursday: During the second day of evidence at the Levisohn Inquiry, Rupert Murdock reveals there was a ‘cover-up’ at ‘News of the World’ but that he had no knowledge of it.  Meanwhile, Bo Xilai, the ousted communist party head of Chongqing, communist China, is in deeper trouble seeing as how news about him spying on Chinese President Hu Jintao and did God knows what with the information.  
  67. 2013 Friday: In Birmingham, United Kingdom, eleven members of a terror cell find themselves in the joint for planning an attack to exceed the atrocities committed on July 7 and 9/11.  Elsewhere, once again, North Korea is talking crap with South Korea so to be on the safe side in any ‘negotiations’ with the North, Seoul orders its remaining workers out of the Kaesong Industrial Region because no one ever knows what the Kim Family might do when agitated.
  68. 2014 Saturday: Football players at Northwestern University cast votes on whether to form a union; the National Labor Relations Board, giving the students the right to organize, ruled the players last month to be university employees.  Elsewhere, in southern Afghanistan in Kandahar Province, a helicopter crash kills five British ISAF specialists training Afghan forces.
  69. 2015 Sunday: The so-called religion of peace in the form of Boko Haram launches a major assault on Nigeran forces holding Karamga Island in Lake Chad, killing numerous soldiers.   By the end of the fighting, Boko Haram owns the island.    Meanwhile, in northeastern Syria’s Idlib Governate, Syrian warplanes bomb the city of Jisr al-Shughur the day after a group of al-Qaida thugs and sympathetic others overran the city.   
  70. 2016 Tuesday: Today is a BIG PRIMARY DAY in the United States as voters across the country flock to the polls.  The states on the line today are Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island with Donald Trump expected to reel in the lion’s share of votes in the GOP primaries while Hillary Clinton is expected to win all but one; Rhode Island should go to Bernie Sanders, the Vermont communist.  A few more victories and Hillary will wrap up the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.
  71. 2017 Wednesday: On Hulu, “The Handmaid’s Tale” begins its run.  The show is an adaptation of a novel by author Margaret Atwood.   Elsewhere, Venezuela becomes all huffy-puffy over the Organization of American States calling a meeting of member states without sending an invite to the crumbling socialist hellhole.
  72. 2018 Thursday: Mike Pompeo became U.S. Secretary of State under President Donald J. Trump on this date.  Meanwhile, in Pennsylvania, a jury finds comedian Bill Cosby guilty of sexual assault.   Elsewhere, Avigdor Lieberman warns Tehran that IF the Iranians do something crazy such as attacking Tel Aviv, the Israelis will light the Shiite lunatics up.  Finally, by a 14-7 vote, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee votes to keep the special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and his investigation into bogus Trump-Russia collusion in place.
  73. 2019 Friday: At a meeting of the National Rifle Association, President Donald J. Trump announces that he is withdrawing the United States from the Arms Trade Treaty, an agreement between many nations that regulates the flow of firearms around the world.
  74. 2020 Sunday:  On the COVID-19 battlefront today, the world announces 2,965,263 confirmed cases of the Wuhan Virus what with 206,265 confirmed deaths but 863,464 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 985,027 confirmed cases what with 55,383 confirmed deaths but 109,12 confirmed recoveries.  Communist China continues lying by claiming the same number of cases that they have been reporting for a couple of weeks now: 88,423 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed cases, and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  The fact that the Chinese continue spreading this bulls**t means when we come out on the other side that we hammer them with all manner of lawsuits, that we repatriate American industries in their country, and that we return to a Two-China Policy in which, we recognize Taiwan, aka Nationalist or Free China, as the rightful ruler of the mainland portion of the country.  It would serve Beijing right.  Either that or pay $10 million per death to the victims of the virus they engineered in their Wuhan Institute of Virology around the entire world.  
  75. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 147,346,436 confirmed cases, +697,114, 3,112,206  confirmed deaths, +9,618, and 85,028,957 confirmed recoveries, +539,462.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,320,125 confirmed cases, UP 75,508 from yesterday’s reporting, 578,356 confirmed deaths, UP 1,132,[vii] and 119,078,566 confirmed recoveries, UP 2,264.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[viii] 
  76. 2021 Monday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, There Have Been 263,905 Chi-Vi Deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  77. 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: 3,731,677 confirmed cases, 61,434 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,212,097 confirmed cases, 34,912 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,284 confirmed cases, 478 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 397,006 confirmed cases, 5,478 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Rhode Island, the smallest state in the Union: they have 146,960 confirmed cases, 2,663 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[ix]   
  78. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,107 confirmed cases, 6,353 confirmed deaths, and 829,983 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Lithuania, a bastion of freedom in the Baltic: 241,872 cases of the virus, 3,857 confirmed deaths and 218,011 confirmed recoveries.[x]    
  79. 2021 Monday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,981.57, DOWN 61.92 points (-0.18%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,138.78, UP 121.97 points (+0.87%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,187.62, UP 7.45 points (+0.18%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $62.05 per barrel, +0.14 (+0.26%).  The price of GOLD is $1,782.00 per troy oz., +1.90 (+0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $26.31 per troy ounce, +0.10 (+0.39%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,255.20 per troy oz, +8.80 (+0.71%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, +0.02 (+0.43%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,912.58 per troy oz, -0.97 (-0.03%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,800.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.87.     In Kenyan Schilling, one greenback equals 108.00 and in Korean- North Won, a buck equals 900.03 and in Angolan Kwanza, one dollar equals 652.83 of theirs.[xiv]  
  80. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Three States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.994 per gallon, $2.788 in Florida, $3.743 in Hawaii, and $3.413 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Missouri: $2.568.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The first country on the list is the absolute lowest gasoline price, Venezuela: $0.076 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  How about that?  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,217,294,081,383 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  81. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Customs and Border Patrol confirmed early today that 800 Venezuelans have been apprehended along our southern border attempting to cross into the U.S.  According to the Bidenistas, these intruders will most likely be given protected status meaning U.S. taxpayers will be footing the bill for decades to come as well as for their ever-increasing progeny.   In other border news, the Grand Old Party (GOP) claims that ‘IF we win back the majority in the House in 2022, we will refund the construction of the border wall.’  (Note- we believe that besides the wall, we should lay in minefields, obstacles for vehicles, boats, and people, as well as electrifying a second inner fence and the building of foo gas trenches past that.  We also believe that baby alligators must be seeded from the Deep South to the Rio Grande, and also that military bases should be relocated to the border, especially since we do much of our war-fighting in the Middle East.  Add to that the laying in of razor wire fences along the boundary line through the middle of the Rio Grande and the positioning of fast action helicopter and drone forces would also help halt the cartels just as targeted assassinations of coyotes would be good, too.  This would solve a lot of problems.  Period).
  82. 2021 Monday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– at a recent confab of House Republicans, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned his fellow Republicans NOT to go soft on ongoing Chi-Com espionage operations ongoing in the United States.  We must remain vigilant.   Next, Israeli intelligence officials are planning a visit to Washington, D.C. to see their counterparts and to warn them that Joe Biden’s concessions to the Iranians are not beneficial for either nation.   Sadly, this announcement follows on the heels that former U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, Democratic-Socialist, tipped off the Iranians more than 200 covert Mossad operations in Syria which makes him a prime candidate for prosecution under the Logan Act.  The POS scumbag did this while Donald Trump was the president of the United States.  Prosecute this loser and send him to federal prison.  Meanwhile, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan tells Joe Biden that he should reconsider calling the ‘Armenian Genocide’ the ‘Armenian Genocide.’  (Or else!).
  83. 2021 Monday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– the Centers for Disease Control says that ‘summer camps in the U.S. may reopen as long as social distancing rules are observed and masks are worn.  Next, the Biden administration is sending vaccines and PPE gear to India, the nation now beset by the most cases of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.   Next, Chloé Zhao who won three Oscars at last night fiasco found her success censored in communist China because she criticized the communist nation.  Oi vie! 
  84. 2021 Monday I: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– First, Democrats continue doing everything to continue stealing elections what with 10 states seeking to empower felons leaving prison with the right to vote.   Next, as the effort to audit the 2020 Election in Arizona continue, the judge scheduled to oversee the effort- Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Christopher Coury- recused himself because some of the attorneys involved in the effort worked as interns for the court official. 
  85. 2021 Monday J: Joe Biden News– Ten U.S. states are suing the Biden administration over its ‘draconian climate change laws, rules and regulations.’  Good.  All 50 states and the U.S. territories and commonwealths should be suing the Biden administration, too.  Next, Joe Biden plans to feed 34 million schoolchildren via another high-priced plan.  Sorry, Joe, we can feed our own kids.  F— you.[xviii]  Next, President Donald J. Trump’s chief economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, says that ‘Joe Biden’s tax plan is an assault on investment and investors.’  Add to that the fact that critics are lambasting senile old Joe by reminding him of what he did back in 1972 with taxes and how now in demanding tax increases across the board, he is coming into conflict with both the GOP and SALT (state and local taxes) rebels.  Elsewhere, as if things are not bad enough for the inept Biden regime, Rep. Kevin Brady, R-TX 8th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden’s tax hike on capital gains is a MAJOR BLUNDER.’  Finally, America First Legal and Trump adviser Stephen Miller are filing lawsuits against the Biden regime accusing the bumbling Biden regime of RACISM in that its ‘plan’ to help ranchers and farmers is ONLY for black ones, not whites.  This is clearly racist and a violation of the American people’s civil rights.  NOT good for Joe.
  86. 2021 Monday K: Political News I–  Goofy Rep. Tim “Poached Egg Eyes” Ryan has officially announced that he is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Senator Rob Portman.  Big deal.   Next, Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, says that the leaders of the GOP are ‘Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell.  We’ll see, Liz, we’ll see.  We’ll check back in on your in November 2022.   In other fascinating news, pundits are pointing out that Fox News LOSER Chris Wallace just cannot get beyond President Donald J. Trump nor the Antifa and Black Lives Matter-infiltrated Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Chris, there is a reason as to WHY we mostly no longer watch Fox News but especially the weekends when you are on the air.  POS.
  87. 2021 Monday L: Political News II– In Connecticut, District Court Judge Robert Chatigny has dismissed a law preventing trannys from participating in scholastic sports within the state.  WTF?  Next, former Rep. Doug Collins, R-GA 9th congressional district, rules out a run for the governorship in the Peach State or for any other office.  Moving on, Democrats are sobbing big tears of grief because it looks like the 2020 Census is going to lead to the loss of numerous Democrat seats due to people pouring out of BLUE STATES and relocating to RED STATES that are going to get new GOP seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.  Add to that the redistricting that is going to happen and it would appear the Dems’ goose is cooked.  In other fascinating news, we learned today that 62-percent of WHITE LIBERALS are afflicted with mental illness.  Hell, we could have told you that without having to consult psychiatrists. 
  88. 2021 Monday M: U.S. Supreme Court News– For the first time in nearly two decades, SCOTUS agrees to hear a case regarding concealed carry of handguns.  Next, SCOTUS rejects the GOP’s bid to revive the PUBLIC CHARGE rule put in place by President Donald J. Trump that people seeking asylum in the U.S. had to be able to support themselves without receiving government aid.  Democrats can’t have that- they want to care for their low-wage slaves like they’re wee babes in need of Nancy Pelosi’s drooping breast milk.  Man, put it back into effect, let’s stop supporting illegal aliens and take care of the American people. 
  89. 2021 Monday N: Miscellaneous News I– An ‘Anti-Asian/Anti-Pacific Islander Hate Bill’ passes in the U.S. Senate by a vote of 99-1.  Good.  Democrats, tell the black Democrats to stop attacking the Asian and Pacific Islander Democrats.  The lone NO vote belonged to Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO.  He voted against it because he said it ‘was too broad and scope and could infringe on the rights of others.’  Speaking of Asian hate, a black man violently attacked an Asian man in New York City.   Next, U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland announced today that the ‘U.S. Department of Justice is launching an investigation into the Louisville, Kentucky, police department in the aftermath of the death of Breonna Taylor.  (Note- another police department beats the dust). 
  90. 2021 Monday O: Miscellaneous News II– The Oscar ratings last night are even worse than last year’s what with 9.85 million viewers.  In 2020, 23 million tuned in and that was considered LOW.  Everyone is pointing out that WOKEISM is killing show business, it’s killing sports, and it’s killing the American way of life.  We must stand against WOKEISM at every turn which means, NO MORE MOVIES and NO MORE SPORTS.  In other news, first-time gun purchases are driving gun sales in the U.S.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump’s official portrait is now on display in the official gallery of presidential portraits.  Finally, 53 women made it through United States Marine Corps boot camp, a place that was formerly ALL male.  Congratulations.
  91. 2021 Monday P: Business News– Panera Bread Company is back in the black what with delivery and takeout meals.  Next, a Florida McDonald’s restaurant is paying people $50 just to show up and interview.
  92. 2022 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 510,837,666 confirmed cases, +767,216, 6,249,012 confirmed deaths, +3,439 and 464,046,721 confirmed recoveries, +960,671. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,789,716 confirmed cases, UP 55,853 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,019,008 confirmed deaths, UP 426,[xix] and 80,547,402 confirmed recoveries, UP by 40,466.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xx]
  93. 2022 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 569,715 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate 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 204,960 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 461 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  94. 2022 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: 9,212,425 confirmed cases, 90,324 confirmed deaths, and 8,958,374 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,955,748 confirmed cases, 73,869 confirmed deaths, and 5,813,904 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 245,035 confirmed cases, 1,407 confirmed deaths, and 238,861 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,489,316 confirmed cases, 12,668 confirmed deaths, and 1,444,636 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., U.S. Military: they have 619,078 confirmed cases, 685 confirmed deaths, and 591,443 confirmed recoveries.[xxi]   
  95. 2022 Tuesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,066,021 confirmed cases, 10,694 confirmed deaths, and 4,026,872 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- MS Zaandam, 224th place on the list: 9 cases of the virus, 2 confirmed death and 7 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]                         
  96. 2022 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,240.18, DOWN 809.28 points (-2.38%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,490.74 DOWN 514.11 points (-3.95%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,175.20, DOWN 120.92 points (-2.81%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $102.77 per barrel, +1.07 (+1.05%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.70 per troy oz., -0.40 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $23.61 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.26%).  The price of PLATINUM is $915.00 per troy oz, +2.90 (+0.32%) while the price of COPPER is $4.45 per pound, +0.01 (+0.18%).[xxiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,203.52 per troy oz., +17.09 (+0.78%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,200.00 per troy oz., -300.00 (-1.62%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,081.00 per USD/T, -14.00 (-0.45%). The price of ZINC is $4,206.00 per USD/T., +13.00 (+0.31%).   The price of COCOA is $2,577.00 per USD/T, +145.00 (+5.96%).  The price of COFFEE is $221.40 per USD/T, +0.20 (+0.09%).  The price of CORN is $799.25 per USD/T, -4.00 (-0.50%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,034.80 USD 1,000 board feet +19.80 (+1.95%).[xxiv]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.55 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.94 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.35, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 73.38 of theirs.    In Peruvian Nuevo Sol, one greenback equals 3.82 and in Philippine Peso, a buck equals 52.30 and in Polish Zloty, one dollar equals 4.42 of theirs.[xxv]       
  97. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.684 per gallon, $4.137 in Florida, $5.249 in Hawaii, and $4.688 in Washington state.[xxvi]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Missouri- $3.758.  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 28th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Kyrgyzstan: $3.007 per U.S. Gallon.[xxvii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,410,752,888,854 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxviii]  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 the United Kingdom the FOURTH largest holder of U.S. debt is Ireland.  This nation holds $318,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  98. 2022 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I- Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the southern border for the past 389 days and it’s been 303 days since she showed up to do the job although she has an excuse at the moment: she is among the pandemic of the vaccinated.  Fully vaxxed, fully boosted, she has COVID-19- yet again– and yet, they still want everyone to undergo vaccination.  F**k them.  Ah, well, the cost of caring for the Biden-Harris illegal alien invaders since New Year’s Day is $739,167,760.  The cost of caring for them since the un-dynamic duo took charge is $42,484,973,503.  Next, the number of illegals pouring into the country this year is 1,181,861.  Finally, the conservative low estimate is 46,613,518.  We suspect the truer numbers are closer to 95-to-135 million illegals which is godawful bad. (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  99. 2022 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Rep. Pat Fallon, R-TX 4th congressional district, says ‘it’s great news that the judge blocked Joe Biden from ending Title 42.’  Speaking of Title 42, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced a new plan for what happens after Title 42 goes down on May 23, 2022.  Rep. Brian Babin, R-TX 36th district, says that ‘IF Secretary Mayorkas won’t protect the border, he must go.’  We concur.  NOW.  Next, the world-famous ‘border czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has tested positive for the Chi-Vi.  Hence, she is unavailable to do her job which she seemingly NEVER does.
  100. 2022 Tuesday H: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $49.03 (2) AstraZeneca: $65.06 (3) Novavax: $47.42 (4) Merck & Company: $84.48 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $184.68  (6) BioNTech: $147.95 (7) Moderna: $145.79.
  101. 2022 Tuesday I: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $99.19 (2) Boeing: $167.04 (3) General Dynamics: $236.93 (4) Lockheed Martin: $446.09 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $442.51.
  102. 2022 Tuesday J: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.53 (2) DuPont: $66.17 (3) 3M: $144.22 (4) Honeywell: $187.67  (5) Teijen: $1,341.00.
  103. 2022 Tuesday K: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $21.99 (2) Beyond Meat: $35.53  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $68.26.
  104. 2022 Tuesday L: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $155.30 (2) Lowe’s: $199.59 (3) Home Depot: $299.96 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $553.76 (5) Amazon: $2,787.82.
  105. 2022 Tuesday M: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1758 what with a $31 million jackpot on the line: 05, 17, 19, 46, 69, and Mega 02.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0812 an 11” x 14” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Birds at the Beach.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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If you are aware of the King Biscuit Flower Hour series, then this one is a must-add to your collection.  The Band released a glorious archival release on June 24, 2014: “Carter Barron Amphitheater, Washington, D.C., 07-17-1976.”  This amazing concert recording came towards the end of their career, one that spanned nearly two decades, and which would then be reborn at a later date.  The Band roars all of its greatest tunes with the exception of one- the one we love the most- “Stage Fright.”  Fans of the Band give this album rave reviews which is why we encourage everyone to seek this one out and then make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, and Widowmaker- among other interconnected bands beginning on Friday, 25-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We hope you will check out this collection of great rock music.  Even the worst albums among them beats the crap out of any bull crap music one hears today.

[ii] Mike Finnigan played with Dave Mason for quite a few years.  You can find the albums when we promoted the music of Traffic: 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] Martin Windrow and his book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press 2006 is among the best sources for knowledge about the historic battle fought by the French forces to crush the communists in French Indochina.  Check it out.

[iv] We are not sure as to when we will offer the music of Mötley Crüe but when we do, it will be a glorious day.

[v] We offered the music of Queen and of each of its band members beginning on Monday, 14-January-2019 through Monday, 01-April-2019.   Please seek out the music of this incredible British rock band.  We love them and know you will, too.

[vi] We promoted the music of this venerable British rock star as part of a series of interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This included the Small Faces, Faces, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Steve Marriott, Humble Pie, and other interconnected parts.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[vii] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 146,144,571 Cases and 3,097,090 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

[viii] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[ix] See previous.

[x] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[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, 19-Apr-2021 | GlobalPetrolPrices.com.

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

[xviii] This is how communists go about coopting kids.  They feed the school kids, then the elderly, and as they do so, they instill them with Marxist indoctrination.  Besides, any plan coming out of the Biden administration is designed to make the American people dependent upon government at all levels.

[xix] 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)

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

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

[xxii] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

43. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2022

2021 Friday E: In a fit of outrage, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi forbids Representative Claudia Tenney, Republican- who just won NY-22 House race by 109 votes- from having her family present at her swearing in on Capitol Hill. Congresswoman Tenney’s son, a recent graduate of Annapolis Naval Academy and in uniform was deemed a “RISK” by the senile head of the House. What a national embarrassment.

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43. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2022:

Lincoln’s Birthday in Connecticut, Illinois, Missouri, and New York; Georgia Day (Peach State)

President Abraham Lincoln; Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Andrew W. Mellon and Ogden Livingston Mills; U.S. Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson; the father of Classic French Cuisine Auguste Escoffier; the Doobie Brothers featuring Michael McDonald, the Doors featuring Ray Manzarek, Genesis featuring Steve Hackett, Pablo Cruise featuring Cory Lerios, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger and Keith Richard with Marianne Faithful, Thin Lizzy featuring Brian Robertson, and Three Dog Night featuring Joe Schermie:

  1. 1049 Monday: The reign of the 152nd Roman Catholic Pope St. Leo IX commences on this day.  He would guide his worldwide flock until April 19, 1054.
  2. 1111 Sunday: German King Henry V arrives at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome for an audience with the Pope.
  3. 1130 Wednesday: Fellow cardinals elect Pope Innocent II as their new leader of the Catholic Church.
  4. 1502 Wednesday: Vasco da Gama sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal, bound for India on his second trip.   
  5. 1554 Friday: After being condemned for high treason, Lady Jane Gray, who had claimed the throne of England for nine days, and her husband, Guildford Dudley, underwent beheading.
  6. 1733 Thursday: English colonist James Oglethorpe founded the city of Savannah, Georgia, on this date.
  7. 1793 Tuesday: The first U.S. fugitive slave law is passed; it affects all territories and requires the return of all slaves to their owners.
  8. 1809 Sunday: Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, was born in present-day Larue County, Kentucky at Sinking Spring Farm.  A Republican, he would enter the White House on March 04, 1861, and remained there until his assassination on April 15, 1865.
  9. 1818 Thursday: Chile officially proclaimed its independence, more than seven years after initially renouncing Spanish rule.
  10. 1825 Saturday: The Creek Indians sign their treaty with the U.S. federal government; in it, they agree to turn over all territories in Georgia and then agree to begin migrating west by September 01, 1826.
  11. 1861 Tuesday: Arkansas troops seize a federal munition s depot from Union troops at Napoleon, Arkansas.
  12. 1870 Saturday: In the Utah Territory, women gained the right to vote.
  13. 1876 Saturday: Al Spalding opens his first sporting goods shop.
  14. 1878 Tuesday: Frederick W. Thayer patented the baseball catcher’s mask on this date.
  15. 1879 Wednesday: The first artificial ice rink opened in North America on this date.  It was at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
  16. 1891 Thursday: In Glen Falls, N.Y., the future 55th U.S. Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson was born on this date.   A Republican, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from September 27, 1945, to July 18, 1947.
  17. 1892 Friday: In the United States, President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday became a national holiday through declaration.
  18. 1907 Tuesday: A collision between the steamer Larchmont and a schooler resulted in the death of more than 300 people.  The tragedy occurred off New England’s Block Island.
  19. 1909 Friday: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the NAACP, was founded.
  20. 1912 Monday: Pu Yi, the last emperor of China, abdicated, marking the end of the Qing Dynasty.  This led to the establishment of the Republic of China.  
  21. 1914 Thursday: The cornerstone for the Lincoln Memorial was laid in Washington, D.C., a year to the day after groundbreaking.
  22. 1915 Friday: The builders of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, laid the cornerstone on this date.
  23. 1918 Tuesday: To conserve coal, the City of New York shut down all theaters.
  24. 1921 Saturday: Soviet troops invade the neighboring country of Georgia.
  25. 1924 Tuesday: George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” premiered in New York.  Meanwhile, President Calvin Coolidge made the first presidential political speech on radio.
  26. 1932 Friday: The 49th U.S. Treasury Secretary Andrew W. Mellon left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover from March 09, 1921, until today.  His successor- the 50th U.S. Treasury Secretary Ogden Livingston Mills assumed office and served under President Herbert Hoover from today until March 03, 1933.
  27. 1934 Monday: The Export-Import Bank underwent incorporation on this date.
  28. 1935 Tuesday: In Monte Carlo, Monaco, the father of French Classic Cuisine Auguste Escoffier dies at age 88.  The famed ‘king of chefs and chef of kings’ created classical French cuisine that once ruled the world and is making a comeback and is something every chef-author at the AICPENDBLOG.COM knows and continues practicing.  God bless you, Chef Escoffier!
  29. 1938 Saturday: During the Anschluss, German troops begin entering neighboring Austria.
  30. 1939 Sunday: Ray Manzarek, future keyboardist with the Los Angeles rock group, the Doors[i], was born on this date in Los Angeles, California.
  31. 1940 Monday: The radio play, “The Adventures of Superman” debuted with Bud Collyer as the “Man of Steel.”
  32. 1941 Wednesday: In Dayton, Ohio, future heavyweight boxing contender Ron Lyle is born.  Over the course of his professional record, he would amass a record of 51 fights, 43 wins  (31 KOs) 7 losses, and 1 draw.  Meanwhile, Benito Mussolini- leader of Fascist Italy- confers with his counterpart Generalissimo Francisco Franco, aka El Caudillo of Fascist Spain, in which over the course of the next two days, the Italian dictator tried to encourage the Spaniards to enter the war on the side of the Axis.   Spain, having just come out of a very violent and bloody civil war said it could not enter the conflict at this time.
  33. 1942 Thursday: Nazi Germany holds a state funeral for Fritz Todt, minister of armaments and ammunition, killed in a plane crash near the Wolf’s Lair in Rastenburg.  Adolf Hitler gives the oration.  Elsewhere in the Mediterranean Theater, German warplanes begin bombing the British naval base in Malta.   
  34. 1944 Saturday: Republican Wendell Willkie enters the race for the GOP nomination for president.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, as the Russians continue trying to strangle the Germans in the Cherkassy Pocket, the German Third Panzer Corps is fighting to reach Korsun where it hopes to open a breach through which the trapped Germans can begin a fighting withdrawal.   Fighting is tough and progress is slow.
  35. 1946 Tuesday: Joe Schermie—future bassist with the rock band, Three Dog Night[ii], 1968-73, is born on this date in Madison, Wisconsin.
  36. 1949 Saturday: In Quito, Ecuador, a panic breaks out after “The War of the Worlds” plays on the radio.
  37. 1950 Sunday: Steve Hackett—future lead guitarist with Genesis[iii] 1970-1977—was born in in Pimlico, London, England on this date.   
  38. 1951 Monday: Future keyboardist/vocalist with the rock band, Pablo Cruise[iv]—Cory Lerios—is born on this date in Palo Alto, California.
  39. 1952 Tuesday: Future keyboardist/vocalist with Steely Dan[v], the Doobie Brothers[vi], and others as well as a solo artist—Michael McDonald—is born in St. Louis, Missouri, on this date.  Elsewhere, future member of the Anglo-Irish rock band Thin Lizzy- Brian Robertson (guitars/vocals)- is born in Clarkston, Scotland, on this date.
  40. 1955 Saturday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends the first U.S. military advisors to Vietnam.
  41. 1958 Wednesday: The Boston Celtics’ center Bill Russell grabs 41 rebounds to beat the Syracuse Nationals by a score of 119-101.
  42. 1959 Thursday: The redesigned Lincoln Penney—with an image of the Lincoln Memorial replacing two ears of wheat on the reverse side—went into circulation.
  43. 1960 Friday: During a border clash, the Chinese army kills 12 Indian soldiers.
  44. 1961 Sunday: The Boston Celtics’ center Bill Russell grabs 40 rebounds to beat the Philadelphia Warriors by a score of 136-125.
  45. 1963 Tuesday: A Northwest Orient Airlines Boeing 720 broke up during severe turbulence and crashed into the Florida Everglades, killing all 43 people aboard the aircraft.
  46. 1965 Friday: Future 114th Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh- appointed to the bench by President Donald J. Trump in 2018- is born in Washington, DC, on this date.
  47. 1967 Sunday: The Rolling Stones’[vii] Keith Richard and Mick Jagger, as well as Jagger’s girlfriend, popstar Marianne Faithful, found themselves busted for possession of drugs.
  48. 1971 Friday: James Cash Penney, aka J.C. Penney, died at the age of 95 on this date.  In memoriam of their founder, all Penney stores across the globe shut down for half-a-day.
  49. 1972 Saturday: At Madison Square Garden in New York City, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Young wins a 6-round heavyweight bout over Jasper Evans on points.
  50. 1973 Monday: At the end of the Vietnam War, North Vietnam releases the first batch of U.S. POW’s in Operation Homecoming; the U.S. Air Force flew 116 of 456 to the Philippines on this date.  Elsewhere, the State of Ohio went metric on this date becoming g the first in the United States to post metric distance signs.
  51. 1975 Wednesday: In Honolulu, Hawaii, heavyweight powerhouse Jimmy Young wins a unanimous 10-round decision over his opponent, Ron Lyle.  Young’s record goes to 14-4-2 and puts him on a path to face champion Muhammad Ali.  Lyle’s record goes to 30-2-1.
  52. 1980 Tuesday: The FBI announced that about $5,800 of the $200,000 ransom paid to hijacker D.B. Cooper before he parachuted from a Northwest Orient jetliner in 1971 had been found by an 8-year-old boy on a riverbank of the Columbia River in Washington state.
  53. 1993 Friday: In Liverpool, England, two 10-year-old boys lured a 2-year-old boy, James Bulger, away from his mother while the couple was at a shopping mall.  For some unknown reason, the two monsters beat him to death outside the mall.
  54. 1994 Saturday: In Oslo, Norway, art thieves steal the painting “The Scream,” painted by hometown hero, Edvard Munch.
  55. 1997 Wednesday: Fred Goldman, father of Ron Goldman, says he will settle for a signed confession from O.J. Simpson over the murder of his son, Ron, and his friend, Nicole Simpson Brown in lieu of the $20.5 million settlement.   Elsewhere, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, heavyweight boxer James “Buster” Douglas scores a 10-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Dicky Ryan, to put his pro record to 35-5-1. 
  56. 1999 Friday: The U.S. Senate acquits President Bill Clinton of lying under oath and obstruction of justice in the Monica Lewinsky case.
  57. 2000 Saturday: Cartoonist Charles M. Schultz, the creator of “Peanuts,” dies at age 77.
  58. 2001 Monday: The space probe NEAR landed on the asteroid Eros.  It was the first time that any craft had landed on a small space rock.  
  59. 2002 Tuesday: Iran Air Tours Flight 956 crashes into a mountain in Iran, killing 119 people aboard it.  Elsewhere, the trial of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milošević begins at the United Nations war crimes tribunal in The Hague.  Finally, Pakistan charged three men regarding the kidnapping of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in Karachi.  The thugs beheaded the journalist.
  60. 2004 Thursday: San Francisco begins issuing marriage licenses to homosexual customers.  Meanwhile, Mattel announced that “Barbie” and “Ken” were breaking up.  The dolls had ‘met’ on the set of their first television commercial together in 1961.
  61. 2008 Tuesday: The race for the White House continues.  Illinois Senator Barack Obama wins the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia Democratic primaries which puts him in the lead over his closest rival, New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.  On the other side of the coin, Arizona Republican Senator John McCain, wins the GOP nominations in the same chunks of real estate.  Republicans are not thrilled with Senator McCain; it is what it is.  Elsewhere, Russia and the Ukraine settle a dispute over the debt owed by the latter to the former.  The Ukraine owes money to Gazprom for deliveries of natural gas.
  62. 2011 Saturday: Anti-government protesters in Yemen call for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down from power; he ruled the country since 1978.
  63. 2012 Sunday: At the Grammy Awards, Adele[viii], a British singer, wins awards for the Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Album of the Year.  Meanwhile, the Greek people go berserk as the government okays austerity measures.  Portugal is having similar problems with 300,000 people taking to the streets in protest against their government.
  64. 2013 Tuesday: North Korea[ix] conducted its third underground nuclear test—the world needs to nuke these crazy bastards into submission!
  65. 2014 Wednesday: Twenty-eight years after Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos was ousted, the Philippine government recovers $29 million from Swiss accounts, bringing the total Marcos’ secret accounts now recovered and in government hands to $712 million.  Meanwhile, Syrian government forces and their Hezbollah allies link up to launch an assault on the ISIS-held Yabrud.
  66. 2015 Thursday: Ukraine and Russia negotiate a ceasefire with the support of Germany[x] and France; the agreement calls for an end to fighting, removal of large artillery from the sites of conflict, and greater independence for eastern Ukraine.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate confirms Ashton Carter as the 25th U.S. Secretary of Defense.
  67. 2016 Friday: To the delight of climate change scammers everywhere, Fiji becomes the first nation to ratify the UN climate deal[xi], the one signed in Paris in December 2015.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry announces that following a meeting of 17 foreign ministers from around the world in Munich, a ceasefire in Syria would be declared in one week, following the delivery of humanitarian supplies to the refugees huddling along the border with Turkey.
  68. 2017 Sunday: In Northern California, residents living around the Oroville Dam- 180,000- are ordered to immediately get the hell out as overflow from the spillways due to humongous rainfall threatens its stability and a possible collapse.  Thankfully, the dam withstood the torrent of water.  Elsewhere, the North Koreans fire an intercontinental ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan.  Of course, this causes alarm around the region.
  69. 2018 Monday:  Following widespread charges of allegations of sexual misconduct in Haiti and Chad, Oxfam deputy director Penny Laine Lawrence resigns the post of the British charity.  She apologizes profusely.  Great.  Tell it to the victims.  Meanwhile, trying to get things going, President Donald J. Trump sends his $4.4 trillion federal budget proposal for 2019 to the U.S. Congress.  Meanwhile, the president meets with several governors and big city mayors so he can lay out his $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill to get the American people back to work and to repair and improve the crumbling infrastructure of the nation.
  70. 2019 Tuesday: After 200 hours of testimony in a federal courtroom, a jury finds Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman guilty of all 10 federal crimes with which, they charged him.  Meanwhile, after a lengthy dispute with Greece, Macedonia changes its name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia.   Elsewhere, much to the delight of Democrats in the United States, Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro tells a BBC reporter that U.S. President Donald J. Trump is a white supremacist who is actively ‘warmongering’ against his country and says that the “Ku Klux Klan is running the White House.”  Now where could this ignorant POS have gotten these comments?  The Democratic Party and their allies in the Fake News Media?  We’d lay our money on this!
  71. 2020 Wednesday: As the coronavirus outbreak continues to worsen around the planet, Tonga forbids four cruise ships from docking while in Cambodia, the government there says it’s okay for the MS Westerdam to disembark more than 2,000 after several other nations in the region turned the cruise ship away.  Elsewhere, all manner of other nations are canceling all manner of events and happenings out of fear of the rapidly spreading Wuhan Flu.    Elsewhere, Democratic 2020 presidential candidate and former governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick suspends his brief campaign. 
  72. 2021 Friday:  Day 24 of the Biden Regime: the border policies of the Biden administration (or lack of them, we should say) are coming under increased fire as hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens are flowing north through Mexico and attempting to storm the southern border.  NO one is checking the dregs of the Third World for the infamous Chi-Vi.  Good going, ‘Usurper Joe!’  Speaking of the Biden regime, his family is coming under increased fire from people on all side of the aisle over his claims that family members will have no place within his administration when in fact, they are enriching themselves like gorging leeches on a floundering swimmer in the Amazon River.  Speaking of Joe Biden, he is attempting to blame his predecessor for his inability to roll out vaccines with which to combat the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  You go, Joe, you go!  Finally, Joe Biden announces he is going to permit in 25,000 refugees immediately (among whom we suspect will be foreign intelligence agents seeking to target U.S. citizens opposing their countries).   Joe Biden also cuts off all emergency funding for the southern border wall.
  73. 2021 Friday A: Speaking of the Biden administration, a now capsizing Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, D-NY, is deflecting criticism of his murder of the ill, the infirm, the disabled, and the mentally ill in rest homes onto the back of the Biden crew.  Wow.  How quickly the maggots turn!  Speaking of New York Democrats, Dems across the state are being hammered with the tragic loss of life their inept at best and criminal at worst policies have done to the citizens of the Empire State.  Regarding the Chinese Virus, more than 8 million Americans slipped into poverty in the second half of last year thanks to the Wuhan Flu.  “Pro-China Joe” said he had a plan- where is the plan, Joe?
  74. 2021 Friday B: The Trump defense team is blasting major holes in the House managers’ flawed arguments showing film clips the Democrats edited to make Trump appear a criminal by showing the films in their entirety as well as innumerable clips of Democrats talking about violence, threatening violence, joking about violence (man, Kamala’s laugh is worse than Hillary’s and that is pretty bad, folks), and guaranteeing violence.  Republicans have met with the defense team in preparation for the devastation coming the way of the Democrats in the U.S. Senate today.  We contend it’s going to be extremely difficult for the RINOs to vote to convict ex-President Trump just as it will for several Democrats whose allegiance is to the Constitution of the United States and not to Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer.
  75. 2021 Friday C: The People’s Republic of China bans BBC World News from within its borders.  We thought you had nothing to hide, Chairman Xi?   Meanwhile, Russia threatens to cut off ties with the European Union if they impose any additional economic sanctions upon the country over the arrest of Alexei Navalny and protesters favorable to him.  That means natural gas supplies you get from the Russkies could be terminated.  You probably miss Donald J. Trump by now, don’t you?  Elsewhere, New Zealand announces plans to roll out vaccines for the Chi-Vi beginning next week.  Finally, we learn today that the Biden regime’s energy policies favor foreign nations over the country he was supposedly elected to lead.  First, loss of high-paying energy jobs to Canada and to China.  Second, energy independence is thrown out the window in favor of importing oil from OPEC, Russia, Venezuela, and other places inimical to U.S. interests.  Third and final, stifling U.S. energy production benefits Chairman Xi, Vladimir Putin, the Grand Ayatollah, Burisma, and Nicolas Maduro.  Good going, Joe.  Finally, “Pro-China Joe” is being blasted for repealing a Trump executive order that prohibited purchase of and installation of foreign energy equipment in the American power grid.
  76. 2021 Friday D: Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema, Democrat, signals she will oppose the Biden administration’s demand for a $15 per hour minimum wage.  Meanwhile, in New Hampshire, a hand recount shows that in the 7th congressional district, a place in which, DOMINION VOTING SYSTEMS MACHINES AND SMARTMATIC SOFTWARE WAS EMPLOYED, an average of 300 votes was deducted from every statewide or national Republican candidate and flipped to the Democrats.  Yet, both of these disingenuous companies- Dominion and Smartmatic- swear there’s ‘nothing to see here.’  The entire 2020 election cycle is (ALLEGEDLY) marred by these two crap companies and their Democrat bosses.    Elsewhere, the North Dakota Senate is considering a bill that prohibits trannys from participating in scholastic sports.  (Note- Chef Elmer on Monday is going to make an argument that a third category of school sports should be created- Transsexual Sports.  This would make both boys and girls competing in sports happy and it would acknowledge the greater increase of students who are confused about their sexual identity and who can then compete with one another fairly).
  77. 2021 Friday E: In a fit of outrage, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi forbids Representative Claudia Tenney, Republican- who just won NY-22 House race by 109 votes- from having her family present at her swearing in on Capitol Hill.  Congresswoman Tenney’s son, a recent graduate of Annapolis Naval Academy and in uniform was deemed a “RISK” by the senile head of the House.  What a national embarrassment.  The Speaker has National Guard units all over Washington, D.C., and yet, she won’t permit a uniformed member from entering the House?  What a disgrace.  Next, a House committee plans to give U.S. airlines $14 billion in COVID-19 relief aid.  Meanwhile, dating app Bumble surges in its IPO in its first day of trading.  Elsewhere, L’Oréal sales shoot up to hit $95 billion in Q4 2020 due to a 62-percent spike in online sales.  Sales in the People’s Republic of (Communist) China saw an increase of 27-percent.  Finally, a judge declines to issue both a new warrant and a jacked-up bail amount for patriot Kyle Rittenhouse, accused of murdering two Antifa thugs who were trying to murder him.  A clear case of SELF DEFENSE.  
  78. 2021 Friday F: Here are the numbers for the COVID-19 global pandemic, the planet first: 108,043,938 confirmed cases, +538,271, 2,377,988, confirmed deaths, +20,513, and 60,504,739 confirmed recoveries, +368,271.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 27,716,018 confirmed cases, up 176,801 from yesterday’s reporting, 483,695 confirmed deaths, UP 10,472, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries same as it’s been since ‘Pro-China Joe’ moved into the White House.  NOTE- in the White House 24 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 154,300 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Fellow Americans, JOE BIDEN LIED AND PEOPLE HAVE DIED.
  79. 2021 Friday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,460,320 confirmed cases, 46,002 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,370 confirmed cases, 425 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 329,170 confirmed cases, 4,701 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the United States: New Jersey- currently, they have 740,016 confirmed cases, 22,393 confirmed deaths, and 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.     
  80. 2021 Friday H: For a laugh, let’s look at the Chi-Coms’ numbers- they say they have 89,748 cases, +14 from last week, 4,636 confirmed deaths (same as two weeks ago), and 84,292 confirmed recoveries, +825 from last week.  This, of course, is ALL BULLS**T.  When we had contacts in Hong Kong, they said ‘times the numbers by 100, 150, or 200 times and you would get a somewhat closer picture.’  Rodent-eating scum. 
  81. 2021 Friday I:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,458.40, UP 27.70 points (+0.88%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,095.47, UP 69.70 points (+0.50%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,934.83, UP 18.45 points (+0.47%). We reiterate what we mentioned last week: markets are UP because they believe ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden is going to borrow TRILLIONS from the Chi-Coms.  We still predict that by June 2021, the triple whammy of a $15 minimum wage, ongoing pandemic politics, skyrocketing energy and food prices, and massive illegal aliens numbers are going to tank the economy worse than 1929.  Bad economic times are on the horizon because the economy cannot handle multiple hits of Chi-Vi, a jacked-up minimum wage that is going to cost American workers jobs while allowing employers to hire ILLEGAL ALIENS under the table and providing them NO Obamacare.  It is going to be extremely ugly, and we have a ‘president’ sitting around spanking the Toobin in the White House.
  82. 2021 Friday J: The price of GOLD is $1,823.20 per troy oz., -3.60 (-0.20%) while the price of SILVER is $27.33 per troy ounce, +0.28 (+1.04%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,256.38 per troy oz, +18.70 (+1.51%) while the price of COPPER is $3.80 per pound, +0.01 (+0.30%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,393.00 per troy oz, +39.50 (+1.68%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.73 per barrel, +0.26 (+0.44%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros while one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chi-Com yuan.  One-dollar U.S. = 0.000021 Bitcoin.  Next, one U.S. greenback = 73.52 Russian rubles.  In contrast, one Washington dollar equals 3.75 Saudi Riyal.
  83. 2021 Friday K: Stick around for tonight’s Mega Millions Drawing #1633: 05, 14, 24, 25, 27, and Mega 14.  Out of 74,680 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $2,881,341.
  84. 2021 Friday L: Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says she ‘hopes that Joe Biden understands that the Chi-Coms are not our friends.’  This after “Pro-China Joe” schmoozed with Xi Jinping on the Chi-Coms earlier in the week, reportedly for two hours.  Who believes this?   Next, Dr. Alan Dershowitz tells Newsmax TV that in regard to the bogus impeachment trial occurring in the U.S. Senate, i.e., the Stalinist Show Trial Extraordinaire, “Trump’s lawyers have won.”  We concur.   Trump’s lawyers are rating higher performance marks today as their video presentation blew the Democrats’ highly produced and doctored video clips- provided to them by ANTIFA, no less, look like the steaming pile of fecal matter that it is.  We expect many of these Democrats are going to lose their seats in next year’s Mid-Term Elections.  We will work to make it so.
  85. 2021 Friday M: Speaking of “Pro-China Joe” Biden, his State Department has scheduled a ‘racism is America’s number one national security threat.’  For God’s sake, because when things get better and people are moving on, you pull us all back into the cesspool and dirty everyone, black, white, brown, red, yellow, and every shade in between.  Stop it already!  Elsewhere, the voice in Joe Biden’s earpiece tells him that ‘governors and mayors need $350 billion in Xi Jinping Bat Flu relief’ as without it, dimwits such as Gavin Newsom, Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, Larry Hogan, and other Democrat and RINO putzes will go under and probably see their states flip from BLUE to RED.  Finally, Jen Psaki says she suspended an aide for ‘one-week sans pay’ for having told an inquiring White House reporter asking about his relationship with a fellow journalist.  Apparently, aide T. J. Ducklo told the female reporter, “I will destroy you for asking this question.”  When Psaki was asked whether the president knew about it or not, she said, “NO.  I acted on my own.”  Joe Biden did say anyone belittling anyone in his administration would ‘be fired on the spot’ in a very Donald Trump-like moment.
  86. 2021 Friday N: Another Lincoln Project founder bites the dust: Steve Schmidt.  All of these guys have problems and character flaws, covering up for pervert John Weaver who has been sleeping with 14-year-old boys.  What the hell is wrong with these RINO sickos?  More to come on this story, folks.  We learn that $50 million of the $90 million received by these scumbags went to businesses associated with said scumbags.  Once again, we have another self-enrichment scheme and lawsuits are piling up, soon to hit this bogus group of disgruntled losers.  Wow.  What will be the next shoe to drop?  George Conway?  
  87. 2021 Friday O: New York Attorney General Leticia James calls for a dismissal of the National Rifle Association’s Chapter 11 Bankruptcy claiming it’s in “bad faith.”  Meanwhile, strong defender of free and fair elections, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton finds himself smeared with allegations of ‘trading favors in exchange for a home remodel and a job for his mistress.’  Sounds like something Democrats do.  Moving on, Ric Grenell tells Newsmax a couple of things: first, the Trump impeachment trial is little more than a ‘joke.’  Next- and we have been expecting this although not as early as it’s come- Nikki Haley slams Trump, belittles him and says he’s not the ‘leader of the party.’  To this, Mr. Grenell dismisses her comments as nothing and says, ‘Trump is indeed the leader of the party.’  We expect that she- like other RINOs- will vie for the 2024 nomination of the GOP, expecting that once again, Republicans having no alternative will vote for ‘the lesser of two evils.’  Not so.  No more.  Nikki, find out at your own risk.
  88. 2021 Friday P: The World Health Organization now is backing away from its absolute denial of the Wuhan Virus coming out of the Wuhan Institute of Virology.  We guess they are feeling the heat.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms’ malign influence, Disney (NO one should see the movie, “Mulan”) is remaining mum on the growing news of systemic rapes of Uighur Muslim women in the ‘paradise province’ of Xinjiang, western China, a place where every manufacturer lacking a conscience has slave labor making their products.  This is where Disney filmed “Mulan.”  The NBA, yep, they are total scum, and we are big proponents of the National Basketball Association relocating their entire operation to communist China, seeing as how they love the Chi-Coms as much as they do.  
  89. 2021 Friday Q: Elsewhere, things continue going from bad to worse for New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo.  Can we expect to see this POS in an orange jumpsuit anytime soon?  Speaking of the notorious Beijing Bug sweeping the world, California is trying to correct its myriad mistakes and is begging for vaccines to arrive in the state.  Governor Gavin Newsom is such an inept fool (he’s Nancy Pelosi’s beloved nephew) that there is nothing he can do to save himself.  Instead of putting $4 billion into vaccine procurement, he’s putting it into the money-laundering California High-Speed Rail boondoggle.  WTF?
  90. 2022 Saturday: ¿Qué locuras pueden ocurrir hoy?  Quédate y descúbrelo con el resto de nosotros.  Nadie sabe lo que esta administración presidencial está arruinando hoy…

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[i] 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.

[ii] Not sure when we will get around to doing the music of Three Dog Night but if we ever return to promoting the music of famed rock bands from the 1960s and the 1970s, we sure as heck will include this stellar band, one that is still performing to this day.  We saw them in 2019 and all we can say is “Wow.”

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

[v] We expect to promote the music of Steely Dan sometime within the next decade or so.

[vi] We hope to promote the music of the Doobie Brothers sometime before 2030.  We hope you will remain vigilant.

[vii] We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members’ solo projects.  We sure as heck hope you check out the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richard, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, and Mick Taylor.  Ronnie Wood you can find during the presentation of the Faces.  Sadly, we should have been clairvoyant and presented the music of Marianne Faithful, too.  Perhaps one day we will.

[viii] Present the music of Adele one day?  If we are still around in 15-20 years, we just might.

[ix] God created the neutron bomb for wiping out maggots like these scum.  President Trump: LIGHT THEM UP!

[x] Does anyone ever question WHY Germany has become Russia’s bitch?

[xi] Climate change is a hoax, the way the Democrats and liberals around the world present it.  The climate is always changing but the solar activity- abundance or lack of sunspots and solar flares- is the driving force and it changes the climate on every planet in our Solar System.

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39. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 08, 2022

1968 Thursday: Three college students died in a confrontation with highway patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, during a civil rights protest at a whites-only bowling alley. Meanwhile, the science-fiction film, “Planet of the Apes,” starring Charlton Heston, had its world premiere in New York. The following April, it went into general release.

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39. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 08, 2022:

Vice President Charles Curtis; U.S. Treasury Secretary Abraham Alphonse Albert Gallatin; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary William Jones; Canned Heat featuring Adolfo “Fito” de la Parra, the Doobie Brothers featuring Keith Knudsen, the Grass Roots featuring Creed Bratton, Soft Machine featuring Kevin Ayers, and the Supremes featuring Mary Wilson:

  1. 421 Monday: Flavius Constantine becomes Emperor Constantine of the Western Roman Empire.
  2. 1587 Sunday: Mary, Queen of Scots suffered beheading at Fotheringhay Castle in England after court officials implicated her in a plot to murder her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I.
  3. 1600 Tuesday: A court in the Vatican City sentences scholar Giordano Bruno to death.
  4. 1622 Tuesday: King James I disbands the English Parliament.
  5. 1640 Wednesday: The reign of the 17th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Murad IV- the caliph of ALL Islam (well, Sunni Islam)- ends on this date.  He first became sultan on September 10, 1623.
  6. 1690 Wednesday: French and Mohawk Indian troops set the Schenectady settlement in New York afire.
  7. 1693 Sunday: The second college to receive its royal charter in North America is the William & Mary College in the Dominion and Colony of Virginia.
  8. 1744 Saturday: A combined French and Spanish fleet sets sail from Toulon, France.
  9. 1802 Monday: Simon Willard patented the banjo clock.
  10. 1807 Sunday: Napoleon Bonaparte’s army defeats the Russians at the Battle of Eylau.
  11. 1809 Wednesday: Emperor Franz I of the Austro-Hungarian Empire declares war on France.
  12. 1814 Tuesday: Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary William Jones left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from May 09, 1813, until today.
  13. 1837 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate chooses the first vice president, Richard Johnson, to serve under President Martin van Buren.
  14. 1848 Tuesday: The fourth U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Abrahama Alphonse Albert Gallatin left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President Thomas Jefferson from 05-14-1801 until today.
  15. 1861 Friday: The Confederate States of America form in Montgomery, Alabama.  Elsewhere, a Cheyenne delegation and some Arapaho leaders accepted a new settlement through the Treaty of Fort Wise with the federal government.  The deal the Indians struck with the feds ceded most of their land but secured a 600-square-mile reservation and annuity payments.  
  16. 1862 Saturday: The Civil War Battle of Roanoke Island, North Carolina, ended in a victory for Union forces led by General Ambrose E. Burnside.  Result: The Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound.
  17. 1865 Wednesday: The first black major in the U.S. Army, Martin Robinson Delaney, receives his rank.
  18. 1883 Thursday: Louis Waterman begins an experiment to invent the fountain pen.
  19. 1887 Tuesday: The Dawes Act authorizes the U.S. president to survey the Native American tribal lands and to divide them into individual allotments.
  20. 1896 Saturday: Representatives from Midwestern universities formed the Western Conference that would eventually become the Big 10 Conference.  
  21. 1904 Monday: The Russo-Japanese War, a conflict over control of Manchuria and Korea, began as Japanese forces attacked Port Arthur.
  22. 1910 Tuesday: In Chicago, William D. Boyce chartered the Boy Scouts of America on this date.
  23. 1916 Tuesday: During World War I, a submarine operated by the Central Powers torpedoed the French cruiser, Admiral Charnier, off the coast of Syria resulting in the loss of 374 lives.
  24. 1918 Friday: “Stars & Stripes,” a weekly U.S. armed forces newspaper undergoes its first publication.
  25. 1920 Sunday: Bolshevik troops capture Odessa from foreign troops defending it.  This leads to the evacuation of all Allied troops fighting for the White government in Russia.
  26. 1922 Wednesday: President Warren G. Harding had a radio installed in the White House.
  27. 1924 Friday: Then first execution by gas in the U.S. took place at the Nevada State Prison in Carson City as Gee Jon, a Chinese immigrant convicted of murder, was put to death.
  28. 1925 Sunday: Black nationalist leader Marcus Garvey reports to a federal prison in Atlanta, Georgia.
  29. 1926 Monday: Germany’s Reichstag decides to apply for membership in the League of Nations.
  30. 1927 Tuesday: The original version of “Getting Gertie’s Garter,” opened at the Hippodrome Theater in New York City.
  31. 1936 Saturday: The first National Football League draft took place on this date.  Jay Berwanger was the first player selected and he went to the Eagles.   Meanwhile, the 31st vice president of the United States, March 04, 1929, to March 04, 1933—Republican Charles Curtis—died in Washington, D.C. on this date.  Curtis served under President Herbert H. Hoover.
  32. 1940 Thursday: The Nazis establish the first large ghetto for Jews in Eastern European at Lodz in Poland.
  33. 1941 Saturday: The Kingdom of Bulgaria announces it will permit troops of its new ally- Nazi Germany- to be able to pass through its territory.   With Operation Barbarossa looming in the not-too distant future, Axis troops will be moving eastward and southward.
  34. 1942 Sunday: During World War II, Japanese armored barges begin crossing the Strait of Johor for the final assault on the British bastion of Singapore, which fell a week later.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, Red Army troops launch a counterattack against the Germans south of Leningrad at Demyansk.   They are able to encircle them for a brief period.  Meanwhile, Hitler appoints Albert Speer to fill the position of minister of armaments and ammunition following the death of Fritz Todt.
  35. 1942 Sunday A: Meanwhile, the U.S. Congress advises President Franklin Delano Roosevelt that Americans of Japanese descent on the West Coast and in Hawaii should undergo incarceration en masse until the end of hostilities so they do not oppose the U.S. war effort.  This would lead to nations in the Caribbean and in Latin America to begin turning their Japanese, Italian, and German nationals over to the U.S. for internment, too.    
  36. 1943 Monday: The Red Army recaptures Kursk from the Axis troops defending it. This would set up later in the year the world’s largest battle between opposing armored forces, the Battle of Kursk. Meanwhile, future guitarist/vocalist with the rock band, the Grass Roots[i]— Creed Bratton (lead guitar/lead vocals 1967-69)—is born on this date in Los Angeles, California.
  37. 1944 Tuesday: Harry McAlpin becomes the first black reporter credited to cover the White House.
  38. 1946 Friday: Future Canned Heat[ii] drummer, Adolfo “Fito” de la Parra, is born in Mexico City, Mexico, on this date.  The legendary drummer would be the only member to carry forward the music of the great Los Angeles, California, rock, and blues band.  In fact, Canned Heat is still performing to this day.    
  39. 1950 Wednesday: Center Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics becomes the first NBA player with 50 or more (51) rebounds in a single season.  Meanwhile, East Germany creates its infamous secret police force, the STASI, on this date.
  40. 1952 Friday: Queen Elizabeth II proclaimed her accession to the British throne following the death of her father, King George VI.
  41. 1963 Friday: Members of the Baath Socialist Party overthrew Iraqi Prime Minister Abdel-Karim Kassem, whom an executioner dispatched the next day.  Meanwhile, the AFL’s Dallas Texans become the Kansas City Chiefs.  Elsewhere, the Kennedy administration prohibited travel to Cuba and made financial and commercial transactions with Cuba illegal for U.S. citizens.
  42. 1968 Thursday: Three college students died in a confrontation with highway patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, during civil rights protest a whites-only bowling alley.  Meanwhile, the science-fiction film, “Planet of the Apes,” starring Charlton Heston, had its world premiere in New York.  The following April, it went into general release.
  43. 1969 Saturday: A meteorite weighing more than one-ton crashes into Chihuahua, Mexico.
  44. 1971 Monday: South Vietnamese troops invade the neighboring country of Laos to STOP infiltration down the Ho Chi Minh Trail from North Vietnam.  Elsewhere, the NASDAQ stock market index debuts.  In other news, “Big George” Foreman puts his pro record 26-0 with a first-round knockout at the 2:01 minute mark over his opponent, Charlie Boston.  The bout took place in St. Paul, Minnesota.
  45. 1973 Thursday: Senate leaders named seven members of a select committee to investigate the Watergate Scandal, including its chair, Senator Sam J. Ervin, D-NC.
  46. 1974 Friday: The last three-man crew of the Skylab space station, consisting of Jerry Carr, Bill Pogue, and Edward Gibson, returned to Earth after spending 84 days in space.  Skylab remained in orbit another five years before plunging to its fiery destruction in 1979.  Meanwhile, the soap opera, “The Secret Storm,” ends its 20-year run. 
  47. 1977 Tuesday: Hustler publish Larry Flynt is sentenced on obscenity charges.
  48. 1978 Wednesday: For the first time on radio, proceedings in the U.S. Senate undergo broadcast.
  49. 1980 Friday: President Jimmy Carter announced a plan to re-introduce draft registration.
  50. 1983 Tuesday: Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of four goals in ONE period.  Meanwhile, Ariel Sharon resigns from the Israeli government after an inquiry shows that he was indirectly responsible for the killings of hundreds of people in 1982.
  51. 1986 Saturday: Spud Webb of the NBA Atlanta Hawks, at 5-feet, 7-inches wins the NBA’s Slam Dunk Competition.
  52. 1989 Wednesday: When an American-chartered Boeing 707 filled with Italian tourists slammed into a fog-covered mountain in the Azores, 144 people died.
  53. 1990 Thursday: “60 Minutes” commentator Andy Rooney receives a suspension from CBS for racial remarks a Gay magazine attributed to him.
  54. 1991 Friday: Major League Baseball’s Roger Clemens of the Boston Red Sox sets MLB salary record of $5,380,250 per year.
  55. 1993 Monday: General Motors sue NBC, alleging that the “Dateline NBC” program had rigged 2 truck crashes to show that 1973-87 GM pickups were prone to fire. 
  56. 1994 Tuesday: Drummer for the band, Motley Crue- Tommy Lee- undergoes charging by the authorities for carrying around a loaded firearm.
  57. 1996 Thursday: The NFL and the city of Cleveland agree to allow Browns’ owner Art Modell to move his team to Baltimore, but he must leave the Browns’ name behind.
  58. 2004 Sunday: President George W. Bush denied marching America into war against Iraq under false pretenses and said in an interview broadcast on NBC’s “Meet the Press” the U.S.-led invasion was necessary because Saddam Hussein could have developed nuclear weapons.  Meanwhile, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, the NFC beats the AFC in the Pro Bowl by a final score of 55-51 with quarterback Mark Bulger of the St. Louis Rams.
  59. 2005 Tuesday: Keith Knudsen—longtime drummer of the Doobie Brothers[iii]—lost his battle with pneumonia on this date and died at age 57 in Kentfield, California.
  60. 2008 Friday: The Serbian government claims that it possesses information that the Albanian leadership in Kosovo is going to declare its independence on February 17.  Elsewhere, the Nebraska Supreme Court declares the electric chair is unconstitutional.   Finally, Hamas fires a barrage of rockets into Israel which will lead to a retaliatory strike.
  61. 2009 Sunday: After boyfriend, Chris Brown, opened up a can of whoop-ass on girlfriend, Rihanna, she cancels an appearance at the Grammys.  Meanwhile, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, the NFC beats the AFC in the Pro Bowl by a final score of 30-21 with wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals.   We wish the pro bowls still took place in Hawaii.
  62. 2010 Monday: The U.S. government is pushing for new sanctions against Iran.  Elsewhere, a report says that the Democratic Governors’ Association has taken in hundreds of millions of dollars from corporate donors.  Meanwhile, First Lady Michelle Obama launches a campaign against childhood obesity.
  63. 2012 Wednesday: Western Europe’s cold wave continues with over 400 dead and with the Danube River frozen for 170 kilometers.
  64. 2013 Friday: The so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes again: a bombing at a marketplace in Kalaya, Pakistan, kills 16 people and wounds 27 others.  Thank you, Islamic extremists. Meanwhile, an ongoing investigation into a hacker who hacked into the email accounts of former President George W. Bush and many others commenced on this date and continues to move ahead.   Elsewhere, in Montolieu, France, Kevin Ayers- bassist, guitarist, and vocalist with the British band, Soft Machine- died in his sleep at age 68.
  65. 2014 Saturday:  The U.S. Congress will as for $4.5 billion for additional missile defense spending over the next five years; the funds would partially pay for new radar in Alaska, indicating safety concerns regarding missiles from Iran and North Korea.  Meanwhile, the sputtering ‘Obama economy’ announces the creation of 113,000 jobs, far short of the predicted (and hoped for) number of 180,000.  Interestingly enough, in 2020 in the booming Trump economy, the Democrats would credit Barack Obama for the massive upswing.  Give us a break.   Elsewhere, McDonalds opens its first restaurant in Vietnam in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.  Who would ever have thought?
  66. 2015 Sunday:  Beck wins Album of the Year and Sam Smith wins both Song and Record of the Year at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, while “The Grand Budapest Hotel” wins five awards and “Boyhood” wins best film at the 68th BAFTA Awards.  Elsewhere, in Egypt, clashes between soccer fans get out of control as 22 people are killed in skirmishes with the police.  This forces suspension of soccer games.  
  67. 2016 Monday:  As fighting continues to rage across Syria, following Turkey’s refusal to permit Syrian refugees into their country, a massive refugee holding camp is set up along the border.  Of course, conditions go from bad to worse quickly.   Meanwhile, the Big Island of Hawaii is in a state of emergency.  Mayor Billy Kenoi is seeking help from Honolulu after an outbreak of dengue fever threatens to overwhelm health services on the island.
  68. 2017 Wednesday: After an engineered controversy in which, Democrats slandered Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Alabama, by calling him a racist, he wins confirmation by a vote of 52-47 to be the next attorney-general of the United States.   Elsewhere, in Turkey, following a coup late last year against dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after investigating the ranks of its civil service, 4,400 people are either terminated from employment or brought up on charges of conspiring against the authoritarian thug.[iv]
  69. 2018 Thursday: Twitter reports its first quarterly profit numbers as a public company.  Congratulations to Jack Dorsey, CEO, and head censor of the company.  Our advice to you: STOP censoring free speech, schmuck.  Elsewhere, Russia and Syria lodge another protest against the ‘illegal activities U.S. military forces are carrying out in their country’ in the fight to destroy ISIS.  They want the U.S. out ASAP.   Meanwhile, Bermuda becomes the first nation to legalize same-sex marriage (2017) and then repeals the law authorizing such unions which it did on this date. 
  70. 2019 Friday: Following heavy snowfall in Washington state, Gov. Jay Inslee, Democrat, declared a public emergency.  Not sure if he blamed the snow on global warming, his favorite topic.  Meanwhile, Amazon.com bigwig and founder, Jeff Bezos, attacks The National Enquirer and its owner, American Media Inc. of trying to blackmail him over private messages discovered and published by the celebrated publication that shown that Bezos was schlepping someone other than his wife.  This would lead to the costliest divorce in the history of the planet.  Elsewhere, an unnamed senior White House official reveals to Reuters that the administration is in private talks with the Venezuelan military encouraging them to turn on POS murderous thug dictator Nicolas Maduro.
  71. 2020 Saturday: NBC reports today that as the Chinese Virus continues enveloping parts of the world, the first two foreigners to die of lab-engineered virus in Wuhan- one Japanese and one American- did so today.  This does not count the numbers of communist Chinese or Hong Kong citizens who have died from this evil crap.  Elsewhere, U.S. and Afghan security forces holding joint exercises end up fighting with one another leaving between 4-6 Americans and at least 6 Afghans dead.  Investigators are trying to find out if the Taliban, al-Qaida, or ISIS infiltrated human trash into the ranks of the Afghan troops.
  72. 2021 Monday: As Joe Biden continues eliminating his predecessor’s legacy, he announces today that he is going to do something truly stupid and that is to remove the “anarchist jurisdiction’ label from crap-hole cities such as New York City, Portland, Oregon, and Seattle that limit federal funds to these cities overrun with Antifa and BLM human fecal matter and which do nothing about it.  Bet you feel really good, don’t you, Joe?  Next, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers considers legislation that will legalize pot.  Elsewhere, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom’s approval ratings and popularity numbers are approaching single digits as Californians of all parties seek to oust this POS loser from office via recall.  Two new challengers are entering the race to replace him in the recall election- entrepreneur Major Williams and businessman John Cox. 
  73. 2021 Monday A: With re-impeachment looming tomorrow, Republicans plan on showing how it is ‘unconstitutional.’  Folks, impeaching someone is NOT a president and without the chief justice of the United States Supreme Court calling balls and strikes, it is little more than politics, a circus, a load of steaming hog hooey.  Everyone participating in this charade must be removed from office in upcoming elections.   Elsewhere, Missouri freshman Congresswoman Cori Bush sides with rioting inmates over law enforcement and the rule of law.  Recall this dimwit.   Speaking of the Democrat losers, folks- there are photos of House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi walking around metal detectors in the halls of Congress.  Someone hit her with the $5,000 fine she imposed on her members for committing such an egregious act.   Moreover, speaking of Democrat losers, the little dimwit Senator Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, says, “There is NO comparison between the words of lunatic Congresswoman “Gasoline Maxine” Waters of California and those of Donald J. Trump.  Hence why you are rated among the stupider members of the U.S. Senate, Mr. Murphy.
  74. 2021 Monday B: Biden press secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki dismisses questions about impending job losses over the coming raising of the federal minimum wage of $15 per hour.  She laughed it off.  Speaking of such idiocy, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen blows off fears of coming double-digit inflation due to the oncoming $1.9 trillion Biden stimulus plan as well as near-zero interest rates.  Folks, we point it out every day- expect the country to be in the tank by mid-summer thanks to (1) a jacked up minimum wage; (2) pandemic politics; and (3) massive numbers of illegal aliens who are low-to-no-skilled taking American jobs and receiving wages under the table.  Someone else who is unhappy with the Biden administration is AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, someone whom we thought was going to endorse Donald J. Trump.  He is unhappy about the all the job losses that have already occurred under the 46th president as well as the millions to come.  We told you so, Mr. Trumka.  You could have supported President Trump and continued seeing your members enjoy rising wages, better benefits, and increased prosperity.  
  75. 2021 Monday C: In foreign news and issues, Joe Biden’s claims of being ‘tough on communist China are met with skepticism, if not outright laughter.  He will do nothing.  Next, Joe Biden’s stupid border policies are causing massive caravans heading to the U.S. borders and thousands of illegal aliens flooding into the U.S.  Time to start laying minefields along that border, folks.  Meanwhile, following the arrest of one of its press corps in communist China, Australia calls other reporters home.  NOW.   Elsewhere, after receiving the Sputnik V Chi-Vi vaccine from Russia, the Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warns Iranians citizens to ‘avoid those who have gotten the vaccines because they’ve become homosexuals.’  Say what?  Vladimir Putin, what the hell are YOU doing to Iran?   Finally, Saudi Arabia has shot down four recent weaponized drones crossing into its airspace from Yemen where the Houthi rebels are running amok.  Neutron bombs, folks, that’s the answer for the Houthis.
  76. 2021 Monday D: Senator Lindsey Graham, labeled “Lady G” by press secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki- a homosexual slur- urges the Biden administration NOT to abandon all of his predecessor’s foreign policies just because you don’t like their creator.  Lindsey, Biden is getting rid of EVERYTHING.  You know it, we know it, hell, everyone knows it.  Speaking of RINO senators, Alabama Senator Richard Shelby says he ‘won’t seek another term’ which leaves it open for Jeff Sessions to come back- again.  Elsewhere, following a weekend in which two were killed and 20 shot in Chicago, Windy City Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces that Chi-Town and the teachers’ union have reached an agreement with which to reopen the schools and to get the little tykes back into class.    Finally, Texas Republican Congressman Ron Wright, died from a combination of cancer and the ‘VID;’ we know the COVID-19 will be the cause of death.
  77. 2021 Monday E: Two GOP congressmen have offered up the Oversight Members and Relatives Act- the OMAR Act- because members of congress such as Ilhan Omar, D-MN, and ‘Gasoline Maxine’ Waters have poured millions of dollars from their campaign coffers into the pockets of their family members.  Rep. Tom Tiffany, R-WI, and Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-WI, said it was time for an act such as this.  We agree.  Enough with all these scoundrels enriching themselves and their families at the taxpayers’ expense.  Speaking of self-enrichment, Dr. Vivek Murthy, Joe Biden’s pick for surgeon-general has made hundreds of thousands of dollars in speaking fees from- wait, you guessed it- BIG HEALTHCARE.  Wow.  Does it ever end?   Meanwhile, Tampa Bay’s Democrat Mayor Jane Castor says she is ‘appalled that citizens of her community were without masks during the Super Bowl and that law enforcement will identify the offenders and will do something about it once the scumbags are identified.’  Wow.  Another wannabe Gretchen Whitmer on the loose…
  78. 2021 Monday F: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 106,314,695 confirmed cases, +300,0472 2,320,720, confirmed deaths, +6,928, and 59,303,299 confirmed recoveries, +231,945.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,319,269 confirmed cases, up 67,092 from yesterday’s reporting, 468,379 confirmed deaths, UP 1,040, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- no update in more than two weeks- what’s up with that? NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 138,473 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  79. 2021 Monday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,417,099 confirmed cases, 44,159 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,468 confirmed cases, 418 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 323,947 confirmed cases, 4,531 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- Pennsylvania: currently, they have 875,557 confirmed cases, 22,493 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 696,528 confirmed cases, 5,171 confirmed deaths, and 619,100 confirmed recoveries.   
  80. 2021 Monday H:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,385.76, UP 237.52 points (+0.76%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,987.64, UP 131.35 points (+0.95%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,915.59, UP 28.76 points (+0.74%).  The reason for the UP markets is because these morons are anticipating the passage of Biden’s ‘COVID-19 relief/stimulus package which is going to put the country into still deeper debt.  Go figure.  The price of GOLD is $1,832.40 per troy oz., -1.90 (-0.10%) while the price of SILVER is $27.38 per troy ounce, -0.20 (-0.73%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,172.50 per troy oz, -2.70 (-0.23%) while the price of COPPER is $3.68 per pound, +0.01 (+0.29%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,342.50 per troy oz, -0.50 (-0.02%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $58.05 per barrel, +0.08 (+0.14%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.44 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.09.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.
  81. 2021 Monday I: We said it earlier today, but the Congressional Budget Office announced today that Joe Biden’s $15-hour minimum wage is going to cost the country another 1.4 million jobs- on the low end- once it goes into effect.  An AP Poll says that just 16-percent of Americans think U.S. democracy is in decent shape.  Another 45-percent said the country is not functioning as it should be while 80-percent said the rule of law, functioning judicial system, free and fair elections,
  82. 2021 Monday J: Meanwhile, former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley says, ‘Joe Biden’s transgender rules is a war on women.’  Amen.   Next, POS Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is launching an investigation into that EVIL-EVIL-EVIL Trump for him trying to get this wonderful public servant to throw the election in his favor.  Whoa.  Friends, after listening to hours of people testifying before the Georgia Senate, the secretary of state should be doing time in the hoosegow.   Finally, New York prosecutors have dropped all charges against pardoned Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort- and they kept this poor man in solitary confinement.  EVIL.
  83. 2021 Monday K: There is talk that communist China and its thug leader Xi Jinping could face charges before the International Court for committing genocide against its Uighur minority, people who are imprisoned in concentration camps being made into ‘worthy citizens’ of Mao Zedong’s horrible hellhole.  A British legal firm working on behalf of human rights releases reams of evidence showing that what the Chi-Coms are doing in Xinjiang Province to their Muslim minorities is a disguised genocide of a thriving people.  Elsewhere, reports suggest that Kim Jong Un built up his nuclear weapons arsenal and missile systems with which to deliver said atomic weapons during the course of last year.  Uncle Joe Biden, what are YOU going to do about this threat?   Meanwhile, Fox News host Tucker Carlson reports that the Biden administration is not going to deport illegal aliens convicted of violent crimes including sex crimes.  And this senile old POS wants to be president of ALL the American people or so he promised.   Moreover, Tucker Carlson reports that illegal aliens are being dumped into U.S. neighborhoods without even being tested for COVID-19.  We have said this before, when the bodies start dropping, don’t be shocked.   Finally, whereas the U.S. was apprehending 1,200 illegal aliens at the border each day last year, we are now seeing more than 3,000 illegals trying to enter the country daily.  We say minefields, 50-caliber MG emplacements, and miles and miles and miles of concertina razor wire to augment the existing fence.  (Note- some of us support seeding the Rio Grande with baby alligators…)
  84. 2021 Monday L: Niccole Wallace at MSNBC believes that targeted drone strikes should be used against conservative Republicans in the United States who may not believe the 2020 Presidential Election was remotely fair.  I guess since most of us believe it was a load of festering crap, we had better start watching the skies overhead.  We already have more chem trails above our neighborhoods than ever before and NO one ever explains their purpose.  WTF is up?
  85. 2021 Monday M: In Henderson, Nevada, original Supreme (1959-2021)- Mary Wilson- from cardiovascular disease on this date; she was 76.
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[i] 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.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Canned Heat on Sunday, 05-June-2011 through Sunday, 17-July-2011.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[iii] We hope to promote the music of the Doobie Brothers sometime before 2030.  We hope you will remain vigilant.

[iv] In an interesting note, many believe the coup in Turkey was engineered by Erdogan to get rid of his political enemies by engineering a coup d’ gras against him.  In 2021 in the United States, following a False Flag operation in which, Antifa-led mobs stormed Capitol Hill and ‘terrified’ lawmakers, the Democrats are doing the same going after every Trump supporter.  The only people in attendance at ‘Joe Biden’s inauguration’ were 27,000 National Guard members.  The Democrats who always say, “WALLS DON’T WORK,” put up walls all over Washington, D.C. and as of today, there are still 7,000 Guardsmen on scene protecting “Usurper Joe.”

FOLKS, JOE HAS GOT TO GO- NOW!

35. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 04, 2022

2021 Thursday C: Kamran Abbasi- editor of the British Medical Journal- has accused world governments of ‘social murder’ over their mishandling of the Chinese Virus Crisis. Regarding the Chi-Com Virus, the CDC says, “Inoculating teachers is not necessary to reopen schools” yet public schools remain closed while private schools are up and running.

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35. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 04, 2022:

Rosa Parks Day (California and Missouri)

Vice President Dan Quayle; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall; U.S. Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III; Alice Cooper, the Animals featuring John Steel, Fotheringay featuring Trevor Lucas, Humble Pie featuring Jerry Shirley, Smashing Pumpkins featuring Jeff Schroeder, Traffic featuring Barry Beckett, and the Troggs featuring Reg Presley:

  1. 708 Tuesday: The 87th Roman Catholic Pope Sisinnius ended his brief reign of 20 days on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on January 15, 708.  
  2. 1508 Tuesday: Maximillian I became Holy Roman Emperor without Pope Julius II crowning him.
  3. 1703 Sunday: In Edo (present-day Tokyo), 46 of the 47 Ronin commit seppuku as recompense for avenging their master’s death.
  4. 1783 Tuesday: Britain’s King George III proclaimed a formal cessation of hostilities in the American Revolutionary War.
  5. 1787 Sunday: A rebellion by destitute farmers in Massachusetts (Shay’s Rebellion) fails as government troops squash it.
  6. 1789 Wednesday: Electors chose George Washington to be the first president of the United States of America.
  7. 1794 Tuesday: The French National Conventions proclaims the abolishment of slavery.
  8. 1797 Saturday: An earthquake in Quito, Ecuador, kills 41, 000 people and leaves many more homeless.
  9. 1801 Wednesday: The 13th U.S. Supreme Court justice and 4th Chief Justice John Marshall took his position on the court on this date.  A Federalist, he was nominated by President John Adams to succeed Chief Justice Oliver Ellsworth.  Marshall served from today until 07-06-1835.  Prior to becoming Chief Justice, Marshall was the fourth U.S. Secretary of State.
  10. 1824 Wednesday: J.W. Goodrich introduced rubber galoshes to the public on this date.
  11. 1847 Thursday: Organizers set up the first communications company, the U.S. Telegraph Company in the state of Maryland.  
  12. 1855 Sunday: Soldiers in Coro, Venezuela, shoot Jewish families in a South American pogrom.
  13. 1861 Monday: Delegates from six southern states that had recently seceded from the Union met in Montgomery, Alabama, to form the Confederate States of America.
  14. 1865 Saturday: The Hawaiian Board of Education forms.
  15. 1887 Friday: The Interstate Commerce Act allows the federal government to regulate railroads.  ah
  16. 1899 Saturday: The Philippine-American War opens with the Battle of Manila.
  17. 1904 Thursday: As Japan laid siege to Port Arthur, the Russo-Japanese War ignited.
  18. 1913 Tuesday: Rosa Parks, a black woman whose 1955 refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus to a white man sparked a civil rights revolution, was born Rosa Louise McCauley in Tuskegee, Alabama.  Elsewhere, Louis Perlman received a patent for his demountable tire-carrying rims.
  19. 1915 Thursday: German U-Boats enact a blockade around Great Britain during World War I as increased attacks on Allied shipping occur.
  20. 1932 Thursday: The first Winter Olympics held in the United States occurred at Lake Placid, New York.
  21. 1933 Saturday: German President Paul von Hindenburg limits the freedom of the press.
  22. 1936 Tuesday: Scientists created the first synthetically radioactive substance on this date, Radium E.
  23. 1938 Friday: Adolf Hitler seizes control of the German military and puts Nazi followers in positions of power.  Elsewhere, the Thornton Wilder play, “Our Town,” opened on Broadway.  Meanwhile, Walt Disney’s animated feature, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” opened across the United States in general release.
  24. 1941 Tuesday: Armor from the British 8th Army occupies Maus, Libya, after driving the Italians out of the area.  Meanwhile, John Steel, future original drummer with the British rock band, the Animals[i], was born on this date in Gateshead, Durham County, England.  Finally, the United Service Organizations (USO) underwent establishment on this date.
  25. 1942 Wednesday: Clinton Pierce becomes the first U.S. general wounded in action in World War II.  As commander of the 26th Cavalry unit, aka the Philippine Scouts- he was leading troops in action against Imperial Japanese troops in the fight for the Bataan Peninsula.  He would deliver them one of their first defeats, albeit short-lived, but still a defeat.
  26. 1943 Thursday: Barry Beckett, keyboardist with numerous bands including the British rock group, Traffic[ii], was born on this date in Birmingham, Alabama.   Elsewhere, in the aftermath of the debacle at Stalingrad, German Army Group A under the command of General von Kleist were still fighting to head to the northwest from the Caucasus.  The major hub through which the army had to pass- the city of Rostov- was a problem because Red Army troops were approximately 40 miles from the city while the Germans were more than 300 miles to the east and fighting to reach it.  Still, the Germans were the masters of the fighting withdrawal and would do everything to reach it first.
  27. 1944 Friday: The U.S. 7th Army Division captures the Kwajalein Atoll from the Japanese in the Pacific Theater during World War II.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt authorized the Bronze Star Medal, which honors ‘heroic or meritorious achievement or service” on this date in history. 
  28. 1945 Sunday: The Yalta Conference in the Black Sea occurs as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Josef Stalin concurs on what must become of the world after the conclusion of World War II.
  29. 1947 Tuesday: The 44th vice president of the United States, 1989-1993—Republican, Dan Quayle—is born on this date in Indianapolis, Indiana.  He served under President George H.W. Bush from January 20, 1989, until January 20, 1993.
  30. 1948 Wednesday: Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) declares its independence from the United Kingdom.  Elsewhere, future rock vocalist Alice Cooper[iii], is born on this date in Detroit, Michigan.
  31. 1952 Monday: The first black executive of a major U.S. television station debuts: Jackie Robinson of WNBC of New York.  Meanwhile, Jerry Shirley, future drummer of the British rock band, Humble Pie[iv], was born on this date in Finchley, London, England.
  32. 1957 Monday: Smith-Corona Manufacturing Inc. of New York commenced selling portable electric typewriters on this date, with the first machine weighing in a whopping 19 pounds.
  33. 1959 Wednesday: Israel begins the exportation of copper ore.
  34. 1962 Sunday: A rare conjunction of the sun, moon, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn occurred on this date.
  35. 1964 Tuesday: The 24th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution—one that banned the poll tax—underwent ratification on this date.
  36. 1968 Sunday: The world’s largest hovercraft launched at Cowes, Isle of Wight, on this date.
  37. 1970 Wednesday: In Paradise, Nevada, heavyweight boxer Ken Norton scores a knockout of his opponent, Aaron Eastling at the 3:06 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout which puts his pro record to 13-0.
  38. 1971 Thursday: The National Guard mobilizes to quell rioting in Wilmington, North Carolina.  Meanwhile in England, automaker Rolls Royce declares bankruptcy.  
  39. 1972 Friday: Mariner 9, orbiting Mars, transmitted images of the red planet back to NASA headquarters located on earth.  Meanwhile, Senator Strom Thurmond suggests that former Beatle, John Lennon, be deported.
  40. 1974 Monday: The Symbionese Liberation Army kidnapped newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst in Berkeley, California.  Two months later, Hearst declared that she had joined her captors; she helped the SLA rob a bank, was captured in 1975, convicted for her role in the robbery, and sentenced to seven years in prison.  Hearst, who maintained she was a victim of brainwashing, served nearly two years before President Jimmy Carter, Democrat, commuted her sentence; she was pardoned in 2011 by another Democrat President, Bill Clinton.
  41. 1974 Monday A: In Los Angeles, California, future guitarist, keyboardist, and vocalist with the Smashing Pumpkins- Jeff Schroeder- is born on this date.  The band would achieve massive success but would burn out relatively quickly.
  42. 1976 Wednesday: More than 23,000 people died when a severe earthquake struck Guatemala with a magnitude of 7.5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
  43. 1977 Friday: Fleetwood Mac[v] releases one of the all-time greatest albums, “Rumours.”  This album would stay on the charts for months as the emotional turmoil occurring in the band had them producing some of the finest music the rock world had ever heard.  John and Christine McVie were at odds with one another, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks were undergoing problems, and Mick Fleetwood was caught in the middle.
  44. 1983 Friday: Pop singer-musician Karen Carpenter[vi] died in Downey, California, at age 67.
  45. 1985 Monday: The defense budget of President Ronald Reagan called for the tripling of expenditure on the Star Wars research program, one designed to protect the nation from incoming missiles.  Meanwhile, the 67th U.S. Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from February 04, 1985, to August 17, 1988.
  46. 1987 Wednesday: Pianist Liberace died at his Palm Springs, California, home at age 67 due to HIV disease.  Meanwhile, Congress overrides President Ronald Reagan’s veto of the Clean Water Act.
  47. 1989 Saturday: In Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Trevor Lucas of Fotheringay[vii] and the former husband of songstress and vocalist Sandy Denny died in his sleep at age 45, the victim of a heart attack.
  48. 1990 Sunday: Ten Israeli tourists are murdered near Cairo, Egypt.
  49. 1992 Tuesday: At the 2:27 minute mark in Round 1 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon scores a KO of his opponent, Jimmy Lee Smith, which puts his pro record to 36-3.  The fight occurred at the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  50. 1993 Thursday: Russian scientists unfurled a giant mirror in orbit and flashed a beam of sunlight across Europe during the night.  Observers saw it only as a momentary flash.
  51. 1994 Friday: Twenty people die in an armed assault on a mosque in Khartoum, Sudan, once again, another demonstration of the “religion of peace, Islam.”
  52. 1997 Tuesday: A civil jury in Santa Monica, California, found O.J. Simpson liable for the deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman.  The court awarded the family of Goldman $8.5 million, which set Simpson on a path to complete dissolution.
  53. 1999 Thursday: After actor Gary Coleman assaulted a fan seeking an autograph, a court sentenced him to a $400 fine, a 90-day suspended sentence, and ordered him to attend 52 anger-management classes.
  54. 2003 Tuesday: The lawmakers of Yugoslavia formally dissolved the nation and replaced it with a loose union of its remaining two republics, Serbia, and Montenegro.
  55. 2004 Wednesday: The creators of the social networking site Facebook.com launched it on this date.
  56. 2007 Sunday: The Indianapolis Colts beat the Chicago Bears by a score of 29-17 to win Super Bowl XLI at Dolphins’ Stadium in Miami, Florida.
  57. 2011 Friday: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei comments that the 2011 Egyptian protests and Tunisian uprisings are a result of “Islamic Awareness.”
  58. 2012 Saturday: Florence Green, the last-known living veteran from World War I, dies in England at age 110.  Meanwhile, GOP caucuses occur in both Nevada and Maine today with Mitt Romney the projected winner.
  59. 2013 Monday: At a University of Leicester media conference, it is announced that during a 2012 archeological dig in Leicester, the skeleton they unearthed is confirmed to be the remains of King Richard III of England.  Meanwhile, Reg Presley—lead vocalist of the British invasion band, the Troggs[viii]—suffered a stroke while combatting pneumonia and died on this date in his hometown of Andover, Hampshire, United Kingdom, at age 71.
  60. 2014 Tuesday: U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew urges Congress to increase the debt ceiling because the U.S. government debt is expected to hit $17.2 trillion soon.
  61. 2015 Wednesday: Hackers steal personal data on up to 80 million customers of health insurance provider Anthem, Inc.; though Anthem announces they will offer free credit monitoring to victims, such monitoring will not detect or prevent medical identity theft.
  62. 2016 Thursday: In Auckland, New Zealand, 12 nations- including the United States- sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.  Elsewhere, in an address to Finland’s parliament, the Finnish president tells his countrymen that the unending flow of Muslim migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers into the continent threatens to upend Western Civilization.  He’s right.
  63. 2017 Saturday: U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hold a phone call in which the two leaders meet and discuss the situation in the eastern portion of the former Soviet socialist republic, the Donbass, where the Russians are trying to break it off and to incorporate it into Russia.  Meanwhile, the Australian government announces it will continue to honor the deal it struck with the Obama administration to accept illegal aliens from Central America even though the U.S. has postponed doing its part of the agreement and that is taking Muslim refugees in the South Pacific.  We have enough problems as it is, we don’t need more people.
  64. 2018 Sunday: The Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl LII by pounding the New England Patriots, 41-33.  It was a great game and although Tom Brady played well, one could tell he was feeling his age.  It was the first Super Bowl victory for the Eagles, and they did it with backup quarterback Nick Foles.  Congratulations, Philly!  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson suggests the United States ‘could employ force in a coup attempt against the Maduro regime in Venezuela.’
  65. 2019 Monday: As things go from bad to worse in Venezuela, several European countries- namely Germany, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom- recognize opposition leader Juan Guiado as the interim leader of the devastated country.  This of course does not sit well with former bus driver and current president Nicolas Maduro.   Meanwhile, Virginia Governor Ralph “Blackface” Northam, Democrat, delays his decision on whether he will step down from office as he is still not sure if the picture in his college yearbook depicting him as either a member of the KKK or dressed in blackface is ‘really him.’  Come on, bigot, leave office NOW.
  66. 2020 Tuesday: Once again Democrats demonstrate they cannot steal an election properly.  Last night was the Iowa caucuses- ‘first in the nation’ (WHY?)- and the results have not yet been made available to the public.  Millions of Americans speculate that Joe Biden came in 4th or 5th and that either communist Bernie Sanders or Podunk town Mayor Pete came in at the top.  Therefore, Troy Price- chair of the IA Democratic Party- is doing everything possible to find more caucus results from outhouses and condemned buildings to flip the votes to CHOMO Joe Biden.  Disaster strikes again.  And the Democrats claim Donald Trump and the Republicans stole an election!  WTF!  Then, some results trickled out that showed Mayor Pete (26.9%) first followed by Sanders (25.1%) followed by Liz Warren (18.3%) followed by Joe Biden (15.6%) followed by Amy Klobuchar (12.6%).  The political dead were Andrew Yang (1.0%), Tom Steyer (less than 1%), Uncommitted (less than 1%), Michael Bloomberg (less than 1%) and Tulsi Gabbard (less than 1%).
  67. 2020 Tuesday A: COVID-19 continues raging around the world.  The Princess Cruise Lines Diamond Princess finds itself in Yokohama Bay, Japan, in quarantine with all its passengers onboard.  They cannot get off, they cannot leave, NO one will have them as they have Chi-Vi-infected people on the ship.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms announce the death toll has surpassed 400 victims and more than 20,000 ill people yet asks the United States ‘not to overreact’ as the U.S. seeks access to information.  Elsewhere, Hong Kong reports its first COVID-19 death making it the second person outside the PRC to succumb from the growing pandemic.   Finally, President Donald J. Trump delivers his third State of the Union Address and when he’s wrapping it up, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi takes his speech and rips it to shreds in front of the entire world.  Wow.  Boot this hag from the people’s house, please.  
  68. 2021 Thursday: The proponents of continuous war- aka the military-industrial-politico complex- seek to keep U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan despite threats from the Taliban as to what might happen to them if they halt the withdrawal.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden has put a freeze on troop withdrawals from Germany and their redeployment elsewhere, something the previous president sought due to Germany closely tying itself to Vladimir Putin’s Russia.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has ordered a military-wide standdown so the military can root through all its WHITE members seeking to uncover racism, bigotry, homophobia, transphobia, Islamophobia, and whatever else is the ‘in’ thing at the moment.  It will accomplish this by going through all social media posts of its white servicemembers.  Although they are NOT saying they are exclusively singling out whites, we know that they are.  Such is the modern-day United States of America.   Speaking of all this latent racism and bigotry among white people, what does Joe Biden do at the prayer breakfast?  He calls out ‘political’ extremism meaning ‘white supremacism,’ something that NO longer exists.  What a world in which, we live…
  69. 2021 Thursday A: California Governor Gavin Newsom, Democrat, is holding off on naming a replacement to fill outgoing AG Xavier Becerra until after he’s been confirmed as the next secretary of Health and Human Services.  There is a possibility he won’t because he is such a whacked-out, far-left nut that he might not make it although in this time, it appears the ‘crazier the better.’  Meanwhile, Politico reports that the recall of Governor Newsom now is ‘unavoidable’ seeing as how he has few if any remaining supporters.  He has proven to be a greater disaster than Governor Gray Davis ever was, another Democrat who was recalled about 16 years ago.
  70. 2021 Thursday B: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce urges- implores- Joe Biden to compromise on the COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus bill as the 46th president considers bypassing the GOP.  Meanwhile, in a nod to Joe Biden, the U.S. Supreme Court announces it will NOT hear oral arguments in Trump-related immigration cases.  Next, union officials from the state of Alabama are meeting with the 46th president to discuss the ongoing case of unionizing the Amazon.com fulfillment center in the state.  Amazon is resisting its employees demands for union protections while labor leaders are determined to force the online retail giant to buckle under to their demands.
  71. 2021 Thursday C: Kamran Abbasi- editor of the British Medical Journal- has accused world governments of ‘social murder’ over their mishandling of the Chinese Virus Crisis.  Regarding the Chi-Com Virus, the CDC says, “Inoculating teachers is not necessary to reopen schools” yet public schools remain closed while private schools are up and running.  Speaking of schools, San Francisco Mayor London Breed and the San Francisco School District is at war with one another as the mayor demands they reopen the schools while the school unions tell her to go f**k herself.  We say someone must be brave like Ronald Reagan was with the air traffic controllers, give them an ultimatum to open or get fired and then when they won’t reopen, fire the entire flipping lot of these scurrilous scumbags.  It is the ONLY thing to do.
  72. 2021 Thursday D: Following the House GOP vote to keep censured Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney in her leadership post, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy calls for ‘UNITY’ while forcing Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene to apologize for ALL her statements prior to becoming a member of Congress.  Our California colleagues inform us that they will NO longer vote for Congressman McCarthy, even if it means Democrats take his seat.  Enough is enough is what they say.  Speaking of Congresswoman Greene, she can no longer serve on any committees.  After all, upstanding Illinois RINO Adam Kinzinger says ‘Greene cannot serve unless she proves she is ‘contrite’ for her past actions.  Speaking of political corruption and the like, New York state lawmakers are fighting to block Attorney General Letitia James investigation into all the deaths Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo has caused and tried to coverup.  Wow.
  73. 2021 Thursday E:  Recently appointed to a three-year term on the Council of the Administration Conference of the United States, Trump appointee Roger Severino- asked on Wednesday to resign or be fired by the 46th president- has filed a lawsuit against ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden for wrongful termination.  Good.  People must fight back against fascism wherever they find it.  Speaking of ‘Pro-China Joe,’ the 46th president is considering sending every American (Chi-Com-manufactured) face masks so as to fight the Wuhan Bat Flu running amok around the world.  Sadly, like most masks, they will end up blowing across the streets and highways of the country, collecting along fence lines, in gutters, and everywhere else as do billions of plastic bags.   Most people are not going to wear this crap, Joe, so please, don’t waste taxpayer dollars on Chi-Com facemasks.   Speaking of Mr. Biden, son, Hunter’s ‘memoirs’ are coming out in April, entitled, “How I raked in Billions while smoking Crack and banging Prepubescent Girls.”  We’re really looking forward to this book!  (We don’t know what the title really is, but wouldn’t it be great if this were the title?)
  74. 2021 Thursday F: With the Biden COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus bill coming soon to a town near you, several Kroger stores in California are already closing down as they cannot afford the increased minimum wage to $15 per hour that is included within it.  Hell, NO one can so expect millions of other stores to call it quits over the course of the year and the OMB claims everything will be peachy-keen by mid-year.  What a load of crap.  Meanwhile, there was an 80-percent jump in gun sales in January 2021.  Heck, several of our members went out and beefed up their gun collections while some of our California members put them into secure sites while informing law enforcement they were missing.  NO one is going to hand over firearms.   Speaking of weapons, U.S. Envoy to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Robert Wood says the ‘Biden administration is going to pursue arms control and engagement with the Chi-Coms.’  Woo-oo!  Next, famed attorney Lin Wood is now under investigation for VOTER FRAUD.  Finally, famed Watergate plumber Eugenio Martinez has died at the age of 98.   
  75. 2021 Thursday G: In the House of Representatives, Marjorie Taylor Greene has been removed by a party line vote- 218 to 210- from her two major committee assignments- Education & Labor and Budget.  Democrats are exuberant and Republicans silent.  What they are doing is making Greene bigger than before which is what the Dems are also doing to former President Donald J. Trump by demanding he appear at the ‘re-impeachment trial’ next week and testifying under oath.   Although the Democrats do not believe this, they are going to be punished by voters more ways than one because even if H.R. 1 becomes law, Republicans are already converting legions of illegal aliens to vote GOP in next year’s mid-terms.  Two can play the same game, folks.
  76. 2021 Thursday H: Here are today’s stats for the Wuhan Flu, planet first: 104,684,395 confirmed cases, +435,785, 2,277,590, confirmed deaths, +13,798, and 58,164,975 confirmed recoveries, +271,687.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 26,791,783 confirmed cases, up 60,966 from yesterday’s reporting, 454,392 confirmed deaths, UP 1,365, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as last week’s.  NOTE- in the White House 16 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 49,580 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?
  77. 2021 Thursday 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: 3,366,597 confirmed cases, 42,466 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,187 confirmed cases, 416 confirmed deaths (not updated in a week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 319,502 confirmed cases, 4,466 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- New York: currently, thanks to Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, they have 1,444,199 confirmed cases, 43,687 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 668,874 confirmed cases, 4,948 confirmed deaths, and 589,311 confirmed recoveries.    For the heck of it, let’s look at another country- Russia: currently, they have 3,917,918 confirmed cases of the dreaded Chi-Vi, 75,205 confirmed deaths, and 3,389,913 confirmed recoveries.   In other Chinese Virus news, Johnson & Johnson is seeking the FDA to give their one-shot Wuhan Flu vaccine the go-ahead necessary with which to start getting it into the arms of the American people.
  78. 2021 Thursday J:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,055.86, UP 332.26 points (+1.08%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,777.74, UP 167.20 points (+1.23%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,871.74, UP 41.57 points (+1.09%).  The price of GOLD is $1,796.40 per troy oz., +5.20 (+0.29%) while the price of SILVER is $26.43 per troy ounce, +0.20 (+0.75%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,107.20 per troy oz, +0.04 (+0.36%) while the price of COPPER is $3.56 per pound, +0.01 (+0.18%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,280.70 per troy oz, +4.10 (+0.18%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $56.59 per barrel, +0.36 (+0.64%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.37.  Next, $1.00 U.S. = 0.000027 Bitcoin (BTC).  In other economic news, Shell Oil’s profits have slumped to their lowest level in 20 years.  Thank you, Joe Biden.
  79. 2021 Thursday K: The Jeffrey Epstein fund for victims has abruptly halted its payouts.  No one is sure as to WHY?  Meanwhile, as the truth continues coming about Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, birth name Sandy Cortez, and her ‘terrifying moments in the Capitol Complex on January 6, when Antifa-led mobs stormed the Capitol Building, we learn she was not even present.  She was nowhere near the action so as the truth continues coming out, she has been yanking down tweets and videos so as not to embarrass herself.  Girl- you are already embarrassed.  Elsewhere, the attorneys for Donald Trump says he WON’T answer a demand from his inquisitors to show up for next week’s SHOW TRIAL in the U.S. Senate.  Speaking of President Trump, he resigned from the Screen Actors Guild today.  Why should he?  It’s a kangaroo court.  Finally, state legislators are going to town on Governor Tony Evers’ MASK MANDATE.  No one is going to wear this crap.  It’s over and done.
  80. 2021 Thursday L:   The U.S. Border Patrol is reporting its agents are being overrun by tens of thousands of illegal aliens.  Mexican states along the border with the U.S. no longer are accepting returns of illegal aliens so the illegals are ‘caught’ and then ‘released’ into the interior of the United States.  Without Donald Trump in the White House, Democrats plans of social re-engineering the United States into a Third World S-hole country are underway.  Meanwhile, a report says that during the four years Donald Trump spent in the White House, he lost half his net worth.  Elsewhere, Joe Biden threatens to amp up restrictions on the Russians if they fail to free Alexei Navalny.  Russia responds with ‘bug off.’   Finally, following Congressman Matt Gaetz asking House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, to recite the Pledge of Allegiance ahead of every meeting, Nadler tells his GOP colleague, more or less, to ‘bug off’ like the Russians told Joe Biden on Navalny.  Wow.  Patriotism (or lack of it on the part of the Democrats).
  81. 2021 Thursday M: We learned that someone has made off with 10# of C-4 plastic explosive from a USMC base in California, most likely Camp Pendleton.  NOT good.  Meanwhile, a federal judge in Oregon says it’s ‘okay’ for state officials to provide COVID-19 immunizations to prisoners in the state’s hoosegows.  They will receive their immunizations before senior citizens and schoolteachers.  There you go.  Next, Joe Biden revives the old stories of being ‘shot at while overseas’ in much the same way Hillary Clinton used to tell comparable stories.  It’s all bogus but it makes for good tall tales told around campfires late at night.  Elsewhere, freshman Republican Congressman Madison Cawthorne says he has ‘no regrets’ about speaking at the Stop the Steal Rally in Washington, D.C., on January 6, the day of the Antifa-led storming of the Capitol Building. 
  82. 2021 Thursday N: Speaking of the Stop the Steal Rally on January 6, Tucker Carlson reported something extremely disturbing tonight on his show on Fox News Channel.  He reported that Bank of America is actively investigating charges made by its customers between January 5-7, 2021, in and around Washington, D.C., in the hope of locating ‘Pro-Trump extremists and white supremacists’ so it can then hand the over to federal law enforcement.  IF you were in D.C. on those dates and bought a donut and a coffee, BOA handed that information over to the feds who have already knocked on doors and questioned people.  Wow.  Is this the bank with which you want to do business?  Not us, we are closing our accounts as quickly as we can.  Meanwhile, returning to the story mentioned first above in “L,” the Border Patrol reports that it has arrested 11 Iranians attempting to cross the border into the United States from Mexico.  NOT GOOD. 
  83. 2021 Thursday O: First-time unemployment claims have fallen the third straight week in a row, down to 779,000 jobless claims for a total of 17.8 million Americans on government assistance.  However, as soon as the minimum wage rises to $15 per hour, we expect there will be 1.5 million jobless claims in the first week with 750,000 to one million per week after that.  Add to that the numbers of illegal aliens now being permitted into the country, and we expect by late March-early April to see an economic depression rivaling that of 1929.  Secure your wealth, hide your funds, troubled times are coming.  There is no way the TRIPLE THREAT of (1) a higher minimum wage combined with (2) the ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions plus (3) a sudden vast pool of low-skilled to unskilled labor is going to cause what the OMB says is going to be a massive economic recovery by June 2021.  We haven’t even included skyrocketing energy costs thanks to the cessation of fracking on federal lands yet.  It’s going to be BAD.  Elsewhere, Joe Biden will no longer provide support to the Saudi-led war in neighboring Yemen in the fight against Iran and their proxies, the Houthi rebels.  Yet another pro-Iranian policy.
  84. 2022 Friday: Stick around…

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[i] 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.

[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 hope to offer the music of Alice Cooper one day so please keep posted until we do.  We think you will appreciate them, especially the original band.

[iv] We promoted the music of this venerable British rock band as part of a series of interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This included the Small Faces, Faces, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Steve Marriott, Humble Pie, and other interconnected parts.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[v] 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.

[vi] You just never know when we will do the music of the Carpenters.

[vii] We began offering the music of Fairport Convention, Fotheringay, Sandy Denny, Richard Thompson, and Simon Nichol on Monday, October 04, 2021, and currently are still sharing the music of all these fine folks at the NEW blog, the AICPENDBLOG.COM.  We hope it will still be there and that government won’t shut us down before we complete the task.

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34. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 03, 2022:

President Woodrow Wilson; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Joseph Story, James Clark McReynolds; U.S. Attorneys General Judson Harmon, James Clark McReynolds, Richard Kleindienst, John Ashcroft, Alberto Gonzales, and Eric Holder; Acting U.S. Attorney General Mark Robert Filip; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Leslie Aspen and William Perry; U.S. Transportation Secretary “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Oliver Wolcott Jr., and John W. Snow; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Kenneth W. Dam; Buddy Holly-Richie Valens-J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, Chicken Shack (and Savoy Brown) featuring Stan Webb, the Hollies featuring Eric Haydock, “Purple Haze” by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, and the Kinks featuring Dave Davies:

  1. 929 Thursday: The 124th Roman Catholic Pope Stephen VII became the guide of all earthly Christendom on this date and would serve until February 13, 931.
  2. 1451 Monday: The reign of the 6th Ottoman Turkish Sultan- Murad II- ends on this day.  His successor- Mehmed II- begins his role as the leader of all Islam.  He would rule from today until May 03, 1841.  
  3. 1488 Friday: Portuguese navigator Bartholomew Diaz landed at Mossal Bay in the Cape, the first European known to have landed on the southern extremity of Africa.
  4. 1690 Friday: The Massachusetts Colony issued the first paper money in America on this date; the government used the script to pay soldiers involved in prosecuting the war against Quebec.
  5. 1743 Sunday: The city of Philadelphia establishes a ‘pest house’ in which, to quarantine newly arrived immigrants.
  6. 1783 Monday: Spain formally recognized American independence.
  7. 1795 Tuesday: The nation’s 2nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Oliver Wolcott Jr. assumed office on this date.  A Federalist, he served under President George Washington from today until December 31, 1800.
  8. 1809 Friday: The federal government created the Illinois Territory on this date.
  9. 1811 Sunday: American newspaper editor Horace Greeley was born in Amherst, N.H.
  10. 1812 Monday: The 18th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Story took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, President James Madison nominated him to fill Associate Justice William Cushing’s seat.  He served from today until September 10, 1845.
  11. 1815 Friday: The first professional cheese factory is established in Switzerland.
  12. 1836 Wednesday: The Whig Party holds its first national convention in Albany, New York.
  13. 1846 Tuesday: The future 41st U.S. Attorney General Judson Harmon is born in Newtown, Ohio, on this date.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from June 11, 1895, to March 04, 1897.
  14. 1855 Saturday: The state Supreme Court of Wisconsin declares the U.S. Fugitive Slave Law to be unconstitutional.
  15. 1862 Monday: In Elkton, Kentucky, future 66th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds is born.  President Woodrow Wilson would nominate his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of another Democrat, Associate Justice Horace Lurton.  McReynolds would serve from 08-29-1914 to 01-31-1941.  Prior to this, McReynolds served his country as the 48th U.S. Attorney General.  In this position, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 15, 1913, to August 29, 1914, and then went onto the U.S. Supreme Court.
  16. 1862 Monday A: Meanwhile, Thomas Edison printed the Weekly Herald and issued it to train passengers traveling between Port Huron and Detroit, Michigan.  It was the first time in which a publisher printed a newspaper on a train.
  17. 1865 Friday: President Abraham Lincoln and Confederate Vice President Alexander H. Stephens held a shipboard peace conference off the Virginia coast; the talks deadlocked over the issue of Southern autonomy.
  18. 1870 Thursday: The 15th Amendment becomes law giving blacks the right to vote.
  19. 1876 Thursday: With $800, Albert Spalding starts a business that manufactures baseballs, footballs, golf balls, basketballs, and tennis balls.
  20. 1882 Friday: Circus owner PT Barnum buys his world-famous elephant, “Jumbo.”
  21. 1887 Thursday: To avoid disputed national elections, the U.S. Congress establishes the Electoral Count Act. 
  22. 1900 Saturday: In Frankfort, Kentucky, gubernatorial candidate William Goebels died from an assassin’s bullet wounds.  On August 18, 1900, Ex-Secretary of State Caleb Powers was found guilty of conspiracy to murder Goebels.
  23. 1913 Monday: The 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution providing for a federal income tax underwent ratification.
  24. 1916 Thursday: In Ottawa, the original parliament buildings burn down in a massive conflagration.
  25. 1917 Saturday: The U.S. broke off diplomatic relations with Germany, which had announced a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
  26. 1924 Sunday: Woodrow Wilson, the 28th president of the United States, died in Washington D.C. at age 67.  A Democrat, he served from March 04, 1913, to March 04, 1921. 
  27. 1927 Thursday: Upon signing a bill, President Calvin Coolidge established the Federal Radio Commission.
  28. 1930 Monday: William Howard Taft, the chief justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) resigned for health reasons (and died little over a month later).  President Warren G. Harding nominated the former president to fill the seat of Chief Justice Edward Douglass White.  Taft served from July 11, 1921, until today.  Taft was the 69th U.S. Supreme Court justice and the 10th chief justice.  Meanwhile, the Vietnamese communist party forms.  
  29. 1941 Monday: In Vichy, France, the Nazis used force to restore Pierre Laval to office.  Elsewhere, German Lt. General Erwin Rommel is placed in command of all Axis forces in North Africa, forces that would become known as the Afrika Korps.
  30. 1942 Tuesday: Imperial Japanese air, naval, and ground forces step up attacks against Surabaya in the Dutch East Indies as well as on Port Moresby in New Guinea.  The Japanese are trying to isolate Australia from Allied help.  Soon, bombers will be hitting Darwin.
  31. 1943 Wednesday: During World War II, the U.S. transport ship Dorchester, which was carrying troops to Greenland, sank after a German torpedo hit the vessel; of the more than 900 men aboard, only some 230 survived.   On the Eastern Front, the struggles of the Italian 8th Army and Alpine Corps survivors continues.  The city of Kharkov is full of German, Italian, and other Axis troops lucky enough to break the Red Army encirclement.  However, the Red Army would soon turn its sights on the industrial city.  Elsewhere, Eric Haydock—future bassist with the British rock band, the Hollies[i] (1962-66)—is born in Stockpot, Cheshire, England, on this date.
  32. 1944 Thursday: During World War II, 1000 U.S. Flying Fortresses hit Berlin in one of the biggest air raids to date in the war.  Meanwhile, on the Italian Front, Field Marshall Albert Kesselring put more than 100,000 troops against the Allies holding the Anzio beachhead.  Bombardment is constant driving many of the Allied troops underground.  The Germans, however, cannot breech the line while the Allied troops cannot break out.  Everything depends on what happens farther down the spine of Italy where the Allies are fighting to dislodge the German defenders of Monte Cassino.
  33. 1945 Saturday: The Soviet Union agreed to enter World War II against Japan on this date.  In a couple of months, they would be fighting to capture Berlin; once Berlin fell, they would redistribute their forces to the Far East.  Meanwhile, the Battle of Manila in the Philippines gets underway today as U.S. forces begin attacking Japanese forces clinging to the capital city.  Elsewhere, during heavy bombing of Berlin, the ‘hanging judge’- Judge Roland Friesler- the man who condemned the Valkyrie plotters to slow strangulation for trying to assassinate Adolf Hitler- dies in the rubble of his court.  
  34. 1946 Sunday: In Fulham, Southwest London, England, future member of the British blues band, Chicken Shack, and with Savoy Brown for a brief period- Stan Webb- is born.
  35. 1947 Monday: Dave Davies, future guitarist and vocalist with the British rock group, the Kinks[ii] is born in Fortis Green, London, England on this date.  Elsewhere, Percival Prattis became the first black news correspondent admitted to the House and Senate press gallery in Washington.  The groundbreaking reporter worked for “Our World” in New York City.
  36. 1951 Saturday: Dick Button won the U.S. figure skating title for the sixth time on this date.
  37. 1953 Tuesday: The Batepa Massacre took place in Sao Tome as Portuguese troops killed some 1,000 striking plantation workers.
  38. 1959 Tuesday: Rock-and-roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson[iii] died in a small plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa.  An American Airlines Lockheed Electra crashed into New York’s East River, killing 65 of the 73 people on board it.
  39. 1966 Thursday: On today’s date, the Soviet space probe, Luna 9, becomes the first manmade object to make a soft landing on the moon.
  40. 1967 Friday: The Jimi Hendrix Experience[iv] records the song, “Purple Haze.”
  41. 1969 Monday: Yasser Arafat becomes the head of the Palestine Liberation Organization
  42. 1971 Wednesday: New York City police officer Frank Serpico, who had charged there was widespread corruption in the NYPD, was shot and seriously wounded during a drug-bust in Brooklyn.  Elsewhere, in Paradise, Nevada, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers improves his pro record to 20-2 with a 3rd round KO over his opponent Johnny Mac in a scheduled 10-round bout.
  43. 1972 Thursday: The XI Olympic Winter Games opened in Sapporo, Japan.
  44. 1980 Sunday: At the 2:38 minute mark of the 6th round in a scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship bout, Larry Holmes scores a TKO over his opponent, Lorenzo Zanon, to retain the WBC heavyweight title and to put his pro record to 33-0.
  45. 1984 Friday: On this date, the 10th space shuttle mission—Challenger 4—launched.
  46. 1988 Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives handed President Ronald Reagan a major defeat, rejecting his request for $36.2 million in new aid to the Nicaraguan Contras by a vote of 219-211.
  47. 1989 Friday: In Paraguay, a military coup overthrows longtime dictator Alfredo Stroessner.
  48. 1990 Saturday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, WBO light-heavyweight champion, Michael “Double M” Moorer maintains his title when his opponent’s corner throws in the towel at the end of Round 9 in a scheduled 12-round championship bout.  His opponent, Marcellus Allen, could not answer the bell.  
  49. 1991 Sunday: The rate for a first-class postage stamp rose to 29 cents.
  50. 1994 Thursday: The space shuttle Discovery lifted off, carrying Sergei Krikalev, the first Russian cosmonaut to fly aboard a U.S. spacecraft.   Meanwhile, the 18th U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen stepped down from his post on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from January 21, 1993, until today.  His replacement, the 19th U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry took his office on this date.  Also, a Democrat, he served under the same president until 01-23-1997. 
  51. 1995 Friday: Discovery blasted off with a woman, Air Force Lt. Col. Eileen Collins, in the pilot’s seat for the first time in NASA history.
  52. 1998 Tuesday: Texas executed Karla Faye Tucker, 38, for the pickax killings of two people in 1983; she was the first woman executed in the United States since 1984.  A U.S. Marine fighter jet sliced through the cable of a ski gondola in Italy, sending the car plunging hundreds of feet, killing all 20 people inside. 
  53. 2000 Thursday: In Prescott, Arizona, the 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst died at age 76.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from 06-12-1972 to 04-30-1973.
  54. 2002 Sunday: In Super Bowl XXXVI, played at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, the New England Patriots beat the St. Louis Rams, 20-17.
  55. 2003 Monday: Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Kenneth W. Dam stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from December 31, 2002, until today.  His replacement, the 73rd U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from February 03, 2003, to June 28, 2006.
  56. 2005 Thursday: The 79th U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from February 02, 2001, until today.  His replacement, the 80th U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales would serve from today until September 17, 2007.
  57. 2009 Tuesday: Eric Holder took the oath of office as attorney general.  Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath.  He was the first African American to hold the post.  The White House announced that Tom Daschle had asked to be removed from consideration as health and human services secretary after acknowledging he’d failed to pay all his taxes.  Why he removed himself is unclear as numerous others in the Obama administration such as Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner also did not pay his taxes and it is unclear if he ever did.
  58. 2009 Tuesday A: Acting U.S. Attorney General Mark Robert Filip left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Barack Obama from January 20, 2009.  His replacement- the 82nd U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, Holder served under President Barack Obama from February 03, 2009, to April 27, 2015.
  59. 2010 Wednesday: Somali pirates seize a North Korean-flagged cargo ship south of Yemen.
  60. 2011 Thursday: The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization reports that world food prices have reached a record high.
  61. 2012 Friday: Following positive economic news and job reports, both the DOW Jones Industrial Average and NASDAQ see excellent increases.  The DOW sees its highest numbers since 2008 and the NASDAQ since 2000.  
  62. 2013 Sunday: The Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers to win their second NFL championship in Super Bowl XLVII after someone blew the Louisiana Superdome’s power in New Orleans power out for 45 minutes.  Prior to the power outage, the Ravens had the 49ers down 28-6 but once it came back on, the 49ers were reinvigorated and almost beat the Ravens; however, the Ravens managed to come back to life themselves and ended up beating the 49ers by a score of 34-31 to win Super Bowl XLVII.  Baltimore quarterback, Joe Flacco, is the MVP for the game.  This marked the first time the 49ers had ever LOST a super bowl (and thank God, they did!).
  63. 2014 Monday: The Denver Broncos’ quarterback Peyton Manning wins a record fifth Associated Press MVP Award; no one has ever won the award more than three times.  Meanwhile, according to Brainy History, the abortion rate in the United States is reportedly at its lowest in three decades.  The rate for 2011 stands at 16.9 abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing years whereas in 2008, it was 19.4 while back in 1981, it was at an all-time high of 29.3.
  64. 2015 Tuesday:  After a lapse of 55 years, novelist Harper Lee releases “Go Set a Watchman,” the sequel to her famous novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” which set the character Scout as an adult rather than the child the character was in the first book, “Mockingbird.”  The publisher convinced the author to go the “Mockingbird” book first.
  65. 2016 Wednesday: Both Japan and South Korea put their militaries on alert and begin making strong statements towards North Korea who is testing and going to continue testing long-range ballistic missiles.  Japan promises to shoot down any such aerial vehicles traversing its airspace.  Meanwhile, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, both Republicans, suspend their races for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. 
  66. 2017 Friday: The U.S. Department of the Treasury announces new sanctions on the criminal regime in Iran following a recent ballistic missile test that goes against deals struck by the Obama regime and the ayatollahs.  Thirteen people and 12 entities tied to Tehran are on the list.  Elsewhere, federal Judge James Robart issues a temporary injunction against the Trump travel ban imposed on majority Muslim countries with deep ties to terrorism.
  67. 2018 Saturday: The New York Times reported an accusation from actress Uma Thurman that disgraced movie mogul and BIG Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein had forced himself on her sexually years ago in a London hotel room; Weinstein acknowledged making an “awkward pass” (which means he did his best to RAPE her) but strongly denied any physical assault. 
  68. 2019 Sunday: In the lowest scoring super bowl of all time, Super Bowl LIII, the New England Patriots defense stifled the high-scoring Los Angeles Rams by a final score of 13-3.  This was perhaps the most boring super bowl of all time.  Julian Edelman was the game’s MVP as he provided most of the offense that won the game.  Maroon 5, Big Boi and some other schlub were the half-time show.  Elsewhere, Pope Francis becomes the first Roman Catholic pontiff to visit the Arabian Peninsula when he visits Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
  69. 2020 Monday: Much to the shock of his radio listeners, Rush Limbaugh announced that his doctors had diagnosed him with advanced lung cancer.  He promises to soldier on, and we certainly hope that he can.  We are rooting for you, Big Guy, but please, give up the stogies.   Elsewhere, as cases of COVID-19 continue getting out of hand, the Cruise Lines International Association bans all cruise lines stops in mainland China.  Meanwhile, on the Greek island of Lesbos which is overrun with thousands of Muslim ‘migrants’ from the Middle East, riot police have to break out tear gas and batons to quell migrants rioting and burning their holding camps over poor conditions.  The answer is simple: GO HOME.
  70. 2020 Monday A: As the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump nears its conclusion in the U.S. Senate, House managers (prosecutors) and defense attorneys for the 45th president begin making their closing remarks.  West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin urges for censure rather than conviction but of course, his far-left Democratic Party colleagues don’t listen to him.  The trial has been a farce from start to finish, mostly boring but at other times laughable.  The Democrats genuinely believe they are ‘killing it’ when in fact, they are turning off millions of Americans. 
  71. 2021 Wednesday: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen calls a meeting with the SEC and the Federal Reserve over the GameStop craze.  Apparently, some people can make big money and others cannot; what a shame.  Next, as the GOP implores Joe Biden to agree to a lower COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus bill, he waves them off- no way.   Next, the House GOP are holding a meeting to determine the futures of Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene and Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney who has become extremely toxic.  We expect Greene will lose all committee assignments and will suffer in-party censure whereas a party will be thrown for Cheney.  IF this occurs, my colleagues in California say the days of voting for Kevin McCarthy are fast approaching an end.   Speaking of California politics, reprobate Democrat Congressman Adam “POS” Schiff is badgering soon-to-be-former Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom to make him the Golden State’s attorney general. 
  72. 2021 Wednesday A: The un-American New York Times is facing surprising blowback following their encouragement of Joe Biden to form a “1984-style” Truth Commission with which, liberals and BIG TECH can track, monitor, and disappear Americans’ online words and deeds.  WTF is wrong with these people?  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court does not accede to the Biden administration’s request to toss hearings on Trump administration immigration policies into the garbage, merely postpones them.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, Sinophile U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announces the U.S. and Russia have extended the New Start Treaty for another five years.   Finally, Claudia Tenney, congresswoman from New York’s 22nd Congressional District declares victory with a 123-vote lead over sitting congressman Anthony Brindisi.
  73. 2021 Wednesday B: House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, she with the eyes drooping in two different directions, says ‘a 9/11-style TRUTH COMMISSION       is necessary to figure out how the Capitol Building was stormed by Antifa members posing as Trump supporters on January 6.  We doubt anything more will come from this because as numerous video clips continue surfacing showing Capitol Hill police officers waving the FALSE FLAG operators into the building, there can be but one conclusion: Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi- as head of the Capitol Police Department- gave the word to allow her Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs easy entry in the hope they could use it against former President Donald J. Trump.  We look forward to the results of yet another bogus ‘investigation’ led by Democrats.  Elsewhere, in California, former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has thrown his hat into the ring to replace rapidly disappearing Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom.  The mayor’s first campaign ads are spectacular, and we hope he will be able to take the seat and save the state.    Finally, climate fraud John F. Kerry is blasted for flying in his PRIVATE JET to receive a ‘climate award.’  Hypocrite!
  74. 2021 Wednesday C: Congresswoman Nancy Mace calls out the Baby Evita- Sandy Cortez- aka AOC, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez- the biggest leftwing crybaby in Congress, over her claims that she was cowering in her office closet while the EVIL MAGA supporters were outside in the hallway.  Congresswoman Mace who is two doors down from Sandy Cortez says, “IT NEVER HAPPENED.”  Yet, the mainstream news media remains incurious.  Personally, we know AOC had little to fear because she was briefed like everyone else in the Democratic Party that the Antifa and BLM human garbage were going after Republicans.   Elsewhere, Cancel Culture continues trying to destroy Americans, the latest target being Mike Lindell of My Pillow fame.  All because he believes the plentiful evidence of election fraud in November 2020, everyone is trying to shut him up, even that putz Bob Sellers on Newsmax who would not permit him to speak the day before.  Sorry, Newsmax, you need to boot Sellers back to FNC.
  75. 2021 Wednesday D: Communist China warns U.S. Secretary of State Sinophile Anthony Blinken NOT to interfere when it comes to Hong Kong either.  Blinken and the U.S. have already been warned off about interfering in Taiwan so now the Biden administration has been told to butt out on the issue of Hong Kong, too.  Elections have consequences- hey, Joe: are we going to return to the Transpacific Partnership, too?   Speaking of the State Department, its spokesperson says a U.N. ambassador must be confirmed and soon IF the United States is going to hold the Chi-Coms accountable.   Meanwhile, we learn that White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, stammering, stuttering, and always ‘circling back’ to answer reporters sent a homophobic tweet about Sen. Lindsey Graham, calling him, “Lady G.”  My, don’t you just love the ‘beautiful people’ that aren’t racists, bigots, homophobes, xenophobes, transphobes, haters, white supremacists, and the like?  Good one, Jen, good one.
  76. 2021 Wednesday E: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 104,142,856 confirmed cases, +570,195, 2,260,283, confirmed deaths, +17,045, and 57,839,230 confirmed recoveries, +336,520.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 26,730,817 confirmed cases, up 206,599 from yesterday’s reporting, 453,059 confirmed deaths, UP 5,312, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as last week’s.  NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 48,215 CHI-VI DEATHS.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?
  77. 2021 Wednesday F: 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: 3,350,293 confirmed cases, 41,811 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 410 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 318,967 confirmed cases, 4,402 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Florida: currently, they have 1,744,619 confirmed cases, 27,467 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 667,216 confirmed cases, 4,928 confirmed deaths, and 589,288 confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other country, shall we?  Brazil: 9,296,245 confirmed cases, 226,666 confirmed deaths, and 8,160,929 confirmed recoveries.    
  78. 2021 Wednesday G:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,723.60, UP 36.12 points (+0.12%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,610.54, DOWN 2.23 points (+0.016%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,830.17, UP 3.86 points (+0.10%).  The price of GOLD is $1,834.80 per troy oz., -0.30 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $26.95 per troy ounce, +0.061 (+0.23%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,112.60 per troy oz, -1.90 (-0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $3.56 per pound, -0.0035 (-0.10%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,276.60 per troy oz, +48.90 (+2.20%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $55.95 per barrel, +0.26 (+0.47%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.20.  Next, one American dollar equals 0.000027 Bitcoin.  
  79. 2021 Wednesday H: The U.S. Senate via ‘budget reconciliation process’ has passed Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.  With the cash flowing in from communist China, this bill will bankrupt the country for generations to come.   Speaking of BIG BUCKS, here are the numbers for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3531 with a $17 million pot up for grabs: 04, 15, 27, 28, 34, and Mega 16.  Out of 98,965 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $37,233.  The winning ticket was sold at 7-Eleven at Carnelian Bay, CA 96140.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #817 with $20 million on the line: 05, 37, 40, 64, 66, and Powerball 05.  Out of 50,955 winning tickets, the highest winners in California were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $27,997 apiece.
  80. 2021 Wednesday I: The 19th U.S. Transportation Department Secretary “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg assumed office on this date.  Known for filling in the potholes in the streets of South Bend, Indiana, where he served as mayor, President Joseph R. Biden Jr., chose him for one reason and one reason only (you figure it out).  Currently, he is still serving in this position.
  81. 2022 Thursday: Everyone knows the drill…stick around for the latest…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0730 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Rocky Coast.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album by English folk-rock band, Fairport Convention, “By Popular Request,” came out on January 18, 2012.  This album is unique in the band’s catalog, rather like Family’s “Old Songs, New Songs”[v] that came out back in the early 1970s.  Family- another British band, albeit a hard-rocking-psychedelic band of sorts- made changes in record labels and recorded their best tunes over again and released them as they wanted them to be originally.  In the case of Fairport Convention’s album for today, they have 13 of their classic tracks re-recorded for their fan base.  The tunes selected for this release were voted on by their fans at numerous concerts and boy, oh, boy, what a great album this is.  The band features the current lineup of Ric Sanders (violins), Dave Pegg (acoustic and electric basses, and tenor mandola), Simon Nichol (guitars and vocals), Gerry Conway (drums), and Chris Leslie (mandolins, fiddles, cellos, and flutes).  Again, we encourage everyone to visit their favorite nearest site for the absolute best in music, give it a good listen, and then see if you want to add it to your never-ending, always-growing collection like us.  We think you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] 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.

[iii] We hope to promote the music of these foundational rockers at some point in the not so distant future.

[iv] We promoted the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and of Jimi Hendrix, beginning on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Look for them and add them to your collection.

[v] Back in the day while we were with Google Blogger- before the maggots started ghosting us to our readers- we presented the “Old Songs, New Songs,” album by Family on Saturday, October 12, 2013.  Although you cannot find the post, we never forget the good work we did for our readers.  Perhaps one day, we will be able to run through the more than 4,500 albums we have shared with our readers.   Note- Google Blogger was so devious, so deceptive, that they blocked our links to Amazon.com where our fans could go purchase them which truly sucked just as they cut off our advertising revenue.  We hope one day to settle the score with that c**ksucker Sundar Pichai and his Chi-Com-backed POS company.

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

Poor Johnson & Johnson, they must pay Native Americans a settlement of $590 million due to them spreading opioids across the reservations.

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

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Busy day, it is what it is…

  1. 2022 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole: 385,098,243 confirmed cases, +3,186,157, 5,717,871 confirmed deaths, +12,717 and 305,066,751 confirmed recoveries, +3,417,307. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 76,880,212 confirmed cases, UP 364,010 from yesterday’s reporting, 917,421 confirmed deaths, UP +3,497,[i] and 46,936,864 confirmed recoveries, UP 289,835. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]    
  2. 2022 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths- Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 468,037 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 104,785 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in ELEVEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 378 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.            
  3. 2022 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: 8,178,700 confirmed cases, 80,334 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 8,098,366 (DOWN) confirmed recoveries (since California won’t report recoveries anymore, we are doing it).  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,620,938 (DOWN) confirmed cases, 65,273 confirmed deaths, and 3,682,411 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 221,533 confirmed cases, 1,191 confirmed deaths, and 220,342 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,335,428 (DOWN) confirmed cases, 10,933 confirmed deaths, and 1,324,495 (DOWN) confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Kansas: they have 1,176,470 confirmed cases, 12,996 confirmed deaths, and 1,163,474 confirmed recoveries.[iii]   
  4. 2022 Wednesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day- Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 2,990,328 confirmed cases, 8,927 confirmed deaths, and 2,510,076 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Sudan, 136th country on the list: 58,208 cases of the virus, 3,442 confirmed death and 40,329 confirmed recoveries.[iv]                  
  5. 2022 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,629.33, UP 224.09 points (+0.63%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,417.55 UP 71.54 points (+0.50%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,589.38, UP 42.84 points (+0.94%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $87.70 per barrel, -0.56 (-0.63%).  The price of GOLD is $1,808.10 per troy oz., -2.20 (-0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $22.63 per troy ounce, -0.08 (-0.36%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,036.70 per troy oz, -7.00 (-0.67%) while the price of COPPER is $4.47 per pound, -0.02 (-0.48%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,365.19 per troy oz., -4.66 (-0.20%). The price of RHODIUM is $16,850.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,285,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,002.00 per USD/T, -30.50 (-1.01%). The price of ZINC is $3,648.00 per troy oz., +45.50 (+1.26%).   The price of COCOA is $2,617.00 per USD/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of LUMBER is $979.90 USD 1,000 board feet +45.00 (+4.81%).[vi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.36 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.89 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.50.    In Bosnian Convertible Marka, one greenback equals 1.73 and in Botswana Pula, a buck equals 11.52 and in Brazilian, one dollar equals 5.26 of theirs.[vii]       
  6. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $4.649 per gallon, $3.445 in Florida, $4.404 in Hawaii, and $3.954 in Washington state.[viii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Vermont- $3.442.  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 114th HIGHEST gasoline price in the world- Northern Macedonia: $5.381 per U.S. Gallon.[ix]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,006,752,552,896 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 France the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Norway with $88,000,000,000 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).
  7. 2022 Wednesday F: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News- (1) Pfizer: $53.86 (2) AstraZeneca: $59.01 (3) Merck & Company: $82.01 (4) Johnson & Johnson: $172.71 (5) Novavax: $89.44 (6) BioNTech: $180.15 (7) Moderna: $169.61.  Poor Johnson & Johnson, they must pay Native Americans a settlement of $590 million due to them spreading opioids across the reservations.
  8. 2022 Wednesday G: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News- (1) Raytheon: $92.54 (2) General Dynamics: $214.08 (3) Boeing: $207.52 (4) Lockheed Martin: $387.34 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $370.98.
  9. 2022 Wednesday H: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News- (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.87 (2) DuPont: $79.15 (3) Honeywell: $207.55 (4) 3M: $166.69 (5) Teijen: $1,461.00.
  10. 2022 Wednesday I: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News- (1) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.39 (2) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $30.96 (3) Beyond Meat: $64.00.
  11. 2022 Wednesday J: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News- (1) Wal-Mart: $140.85 (2) Lowe’s: $239.11 (3) Home Depot: $373.73 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $522.02 (5) Amazon: $3,012.25.
  12. 2022 Wednesday K: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3635 what with a $13 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 18, 21, 31, 45, 47, and Mega 01.  Out of 98,050 winning tickets, the highest winners were EIGHT people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $2,253 apiece.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #945 with a jackpot of $123 million up for grabs: 18, 29, 33, 62, 63, and Power 15.  Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0729 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sea Foam.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)

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If you have read the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day for any length of time, you know we are diehard completists that seek out every shred of music from the bands we love and promote, thus we have one you will want to add to your collection: “Fotheringay Essen 1970” (August 08, 2011).  This band put out one album back in the day then segued back and forth between Sandy Denny solo efforts and occasional couplings with Fairport Convention.  The band features Sandy Denny (vocals, guitars), Trevor Lucas (guitars, basses, harmonicas, and vocals), Jerry Donahue (lead guitar, vocals), Pat Donaldson (bass/vocals), Gerry Conway (Drums).  If you love the English folk music the way we do as performed by Fairport Convention, Led Zeppelin’s acoustic material, and other similar bands, this is an album that your ears should investigate.  Please, seek it out, give it a listen, and see if it’s right for you- we think you will be glad that you did.

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[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)

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[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.

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

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

  1. 962 Tuesday: The 130th Roman Catholic Pope John XII crowns German King Otto I the Great emperor.
  2. 1119 Sunday: The 162nd Roman Catholic Pope Callixtus II assumed his position as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He would guide his earthly flock from today until December 13, 1124.  
  3. 1536 Sunday: Pedro de Mendoza of Spain founded present-day Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  4. 1649 Tuesday: In the Kingdom of Naples, future 245th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XIII is born Pietro Francesco.  He would become pontiff on May 29, 1724, and would serve his global flock until February 21, 1730.  
  5. 1653 Sunday: City leaders incorporated New Amsterdam—now New York City—on this date.
  6. 1709 Saturday: After suffering shipwreck for five years, British sailor Andrew Selkirk undergoes rescue, which serves as the inspiration for the story of “Robinson Crusoe.”
  7. 1769 Thursday: The 248th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XIII ends his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became the shepherd of all Christendom on July 06, 1758.
  8. 1790 Tuesday: The third U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Cushing took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  President George Washington nominated him to serve on the nation’s high court and he served until his death on September 13, 1810.  The 5th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Blair also took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  He served until his resignation on October 25, 1795.
  9. 1811 Saturday: Russian colonists found Ft. Ross settlement north of San Francisco.
  10. 1831 Wednesday: The 254th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XVI assumed his role as pontiff on this date.  He would be the shepherd of global Catholicism until June 01, 1846.  
  11. 1848 Wednesday: The Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo, ending the Mexican American War, underwent signing, which led to the U.S. purchasing California, Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico from Mexico for $15 million.  Some feel that it is this conflict that drives the Mexican Reconquista to reclaim these lands for Mexico.  Meanwhile, the first group of Chinese immigrants arrives in San Francisco, California.
  12. 1863 Monday: Samuel Langhorne Clemons used a pseudonym for the first time—Mark Twain.
  13. 1870 Wednesday: The “Cardiff Giant,” supposedly the petrified remains of a human discovered in Cardiff, New York, is nothing more than carved gypsum as proven by scientists.
  14. 1873 Sunday: Future Reichsminister of Foreign Affairs Konstantin Von Neurath is born in Germany on this date.
  15. 1876 Wednesday: The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs (known as the National League) formed in New York City.  
  16. 1878 Saturday: Greece declares war on the Ottoman Empire.  It is a clash for freedom by the Christians against the Muslim oppressors.
  17. 1882 Thursday: Irish poet and novelist James Joyce was born in a town near Dublin, Ireland, on this date.
  18. 1887 Wednesday: Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, held its first Groundhog Day Festival.
  19. 1892 Tuesday: William Painter patented the bottle cap on this date.
  20. 1893 Thursday: The Edison Studio in West Orange, N.J., made history when they filmed the first motion picture close-up.  Thomas A. Edison owned the groundbreaking studio.
  21. 1912 Friday: Frederick R. Law parachuted from the torch of the Statue of Liberty in a stunt filmed by Pathe News.
  22. 1913 Sunday: New York City’s rebuilt Grand Central Terminal officially opened to the public.
  23. 1914 Monday: Charles Chaplin made his movie debut as the comedy short “Making a Living” hit movie theaters.
  24. 1915 Tuesday: Israeli political leader Abba Eban was born in Cape Town, South Africa.
  25. 1920 Monday: The nation’s 48th U.S. Treasury Secretary David F. Houston assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from today until March 03, 1921.
  26. 1922 Thursday: The James Joyce novel “Ulysses” undergoes publication in Paris on Joyce’s 40th birthday.
  27. 1923 Friday: The United States signs a treaty of friendship with Central American countries.
  28. 1932 Tuesday: Convicted of tax fraud, mobster Al Capone heads for federal prison.
  29. 1933 Thursday: Herman Goering prohibits communists from holding meetings in Germany.
  30. 1935 Saturday: Leonard Keeler conducted the first test of the polygraph machine in Portage, Wisconsin.
  31. 1942 Monday: A Los Angeles Times editorial urges crackdown on Japanese Americans in the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor sneak attack.  Elsewhere in Blackpool, England, future guitarist/vocalist Graham Nash, who played with both the Hollies[i] and with Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)[ii], is born.  Elsewhere, in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II, U.S. General Joseph “Vinegar Joe” Stilwell is named chief-of-staff to Nationalist Chinese commander Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek as well as the commander-in-chief of all forces in the theater.
  32. 1943 Tuesday: The remainder of Nazi forces from the 163-day Battle of Stalingrad surrendered in a major victory for the Soviets in World War II.  Of the more than 250,000 German, Rumanian, Hungarian, and Italian troops that fought in and around the city, more than half died in the conflict.   The survivors marched into captivity, most of whom would not survive it.  The Nazi government reports the defeat, the first defeat of its forces made known to the German people.  Meanwhile, Lt. Gen. Erwin Rommel and the Afrika Korps retreat deeper into Tunisia with enemies to both the west and east.
  33. 1944 Wednesday:  As the Battle of Anzio continues, German forces once again bloody up American forces in the Battle of Cisterna.  Field Marshall Albert Kesselring is preparing a major counterstroke against the struggling allies that will begin tomorrow.  Meanwhile, farther down the interior of Italy, the U.S. 5th Army is preparing to hit the German paratroopers still holding out at Monte Cassino.  The Allies never planned on the resistance the Germans were prepared to offer them once they crossed over from Sicily to mainland Italia.
  34. 1945 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill left for a summit in Yalta with Soviet leader Josef Stalin.  Elsewhere, U.S. B-29 bombers attack naval docks held by the Japanese in Singapore.
  35. 1946 Saturday: Manufacturers created the first Buck Rogers automatic pistol on this date.
  36. 1948 Monday: President Harry S. Truman urges Congress to adapt a Civil Rights program.
  37. 1949 Wednesday: Ross Valory, future bassist with the Steve Miller Band[iii] (“Rock Love” album) and for Journey[iv] was born on this date in San Francisco, California.  Elsewhere, golfer Ben Hogan suffered serious injuries in an automobile accident on this date.  
  38. 1952 Saturday: Future rock guitarist, Rick Dufay, who would fill in for Joe Perry with Aerosmith[v], 1980-1984, is born in Paris, France, on this date.   Meanwhile, in Houston, Texas, future GOP Senator John Cornyn who would go on to represent his home state in the U.S. Senate is born on this date.  He would enter the august body on December 02, 2002.
  39. 1957 Saturday: The United Nations adopts a resolution calling for a withdrawal of Israeli troops following the Suez Canal Crisis.
  40. 1958 Sunday: Syria joins Egypt in the United Arab Republic.
  41. 1959 Monday: Coach Vincent Lombardi signs a five-year contract to coach the Green Bay Packers.  Meanwhile, rocker Buddy Holly gives his final performance.
  42. 1961 Thursday: Hijackers of a Portuguese ocean liner, the Santa Maria, allowed the passengers and crew to disembark in Brazil, a week, and a half after seizing the ship.
  43. 1962 Friday: Eight of nine planets align for the first time in 400 years.
  44. 1964 Sunday: Ranger 6, a lunar probe launched by NASA, crashed onto the surface of the moon as planned, but failed to send back any TV images.
  45. 1966 Wednesday: In Montclair, New Jersey, future bassist/backing vocalist with the Stone Temple Pilots (1989-2003 / 2008-present), Robert DeLeo- is born.
  46. 1967 Thursday: The American Basketball Association underwent formation by representatives of the NBA.
  47. 1971 Tuesday: Idi Amin, having seized power in Uganda by ousting President Milton Obote, proclaims himself president.
  48. 1973 Friday: The nation’s second U.S. Transportation Secretary John Volpe stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 22, 1969, until today.  His replacement- the 3rd U.S. Transportation Secretary Claude Brinegar- assumed office today.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and then Gerald R. Ford from today until February 01, 1975.  In other news on this date, up-and-coming heavyweight slugger, Mike “Hercules” Weaver, improves his pro record to 1-2 by beating opponent, Carlos Lopez in a 5-round heavyweight bout on points.
  49. 1975 Sunday: The 70th U.S. Attorney General William B. Saxbe left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 04, 1974, to February 02, 1975, then became ambassador to India.  His replacement- the 71st U.S. Attorney General Edward H. Levi assumed his post today.  A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from February 02, 1975, to January 20, 1977.
  50. 1980 Saturday: NBC News reported the FBI had conducted a sting operation targeting members of Congress using phony Arab businesspersons in what the nation would know as “Abscam.”
  51. 1982 Tuesday: Syrian government troops battle Islamic fundamentalists in Hama, Syria.
  52. 1988 Tuesday: In a speech, the broadcast networks declined to carry live, President Ronald Reagan pressed his case for aid to the Nicaraguan Contras ahead of a vote by the U.S. House of Representatives.  The three major broadcast TV networks declined to carry the speech, which was covered by CNN; a divided House voted to reject Reagan’s request for $36.2 million in new aid.  The fact that the television networks will collude to prevent a Republican president from getting his message out is why President Donald J. Trump, 31 years later, uses Twitter to get word to the American people.
  53. 1989 Thursday: The final Russian armored column left Kabul, Afghanistan, after nine years of military occupation.  The Taliban celebrated their big victory, the crushing of the Russian bear.
  54. 1990 Friday: South African President F. W. de Klerk announces he will free Nelson Mandela and will legalize 60 political parties including the African National Congress.  This is a big step forward for the formerly oppressive country.
  55. 1998 Monday: President William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton introduced the first balanced budget in 30 years.  Considering the way government has been run in this country by both parties, this was a fabulous accomplishment and a feather in President Clinton’s cap.
  56. 2001 Friday: The 79th U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from today until February 03, 2005.
  57. 2003 Sunday: The American Football Conference won the Pro Bowl defeating the National Football Conference 45-20.
  58. 2008 Saturday: A gunman killed five women at a Lane Bryant store in Tinley Park, Illinois; in an apparent botched robbery attempt, (the case remains unsolved).
  59. 2011 Wednesday: Egypt announces it will partially restore use of the Internet, which it had clamped down on five days earlier due to rising street protests.
  60. 2012 Thursday: In Kuwait, citizens go to the polls for parliamentary elections.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms beg for help from the government of South Sudan to free 29 of its citizens being held hostage by rebels and criminals.
  61. 2013 Saturday: In a speech directed at Japan’s Self-Defense Forces, the prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, vows to defend the Senkaku Islands.
  62. 2014 Sunday: Super Bowl XLVIII takes place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey; the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 43-8, a historic win for the Seahawks, who have not won a major championship in 30 years.
  63. 2015 Monday:  The four remaining original copies of the Magna Carta go on display at the British Library in London; access is limited to scholars and to 1,215 viewers from all over the world whom a lottery selected.
  64. 2016 Tuesday: The government of Honduras declares a state of emergency as more than 3,500 people have the Zika virus.  Elsewhere, European Union and U.S. negotiators hash out a deal with which to protect data transfers across the North Atlantic by companies such as Amazon.com and Google as well as forcing such entities to protect the privacy of the information.
  65. 2017 Thursday: As the battle to vilify President Donald J. Trump continues, the Washington Post prints a story in which it claims the 45th president berated Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.  The Post reports that Mr. Trump called it ‘the worst call ever’ and expressed his unhappiness over a refugee resettlement deal struck between the Aussies and the Obama regime.  From the very start, legions of spies, leakers, and peeping toms were spying on the new president so they could either frame him for crimes he did not commit or to embarrass him.  Skunks.
  66. 2018 Friday: At the sentencing hearing in Michigan for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, a distraught father of three girls who’d been sexually abused by this POS attempted to attack Nassar before sheriff’s deputies tackled him and hauled him out of court.  Randall Margraves later apologized; the