119. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022

2004 Thursday: The bloom is off the rose: photos surface showing U.S. military personnel torturing, frightening, and humiliating Iraqi prisoners of war at the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad. It’s as if the Deep State engineered President George W. Bush into another Middle Eastern war and then pulled the rug out from under him by making sure crap like this hit the international news cycle causing global anger.

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119. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022:

Arbor Day (Delaware and Nebraska)

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Oliver Ellsworth; U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow; Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring Paul Goddard, the Grass Roots featuring Joel Larson, Ian Hunter and Mick Ronson, Jeff Beck Group featuring Mickey Waller, and the Outlaws featuring Willie Nelson:

  1. 1429 Wednesday: Joan of Arc entered the besieged city of Orleans to lead a French victory over the English.
  2. 1522 Saturday: Emperor Charles V names Franz van Holly inquisitor-general of Netherlands.
  3. 1550 Saturday: Emperor Charles V gives inquisitors additional authority.
  4. 1623 Saturday: Eleven Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru.
  5. 1661 Friday: The Ming Dynasty of China occupies the island of Taiwan.
  6. 1670 Tuesday: The reign of the 239th Roman Catholic Pope Clement X began on this date.  He would remain the Vicar of Christ from today until July 22, 1676.
  7. 1706 Thursday: Emperor Josef I becomes monarch of Cologne/Bavaria.
  8. 1707 Friday: English/Scottish parliament accepts the Act of Union, form Great Britain.
  9. 1745 Thursday: The future 3rd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), Oliver Ellsworth, is born in Windsor, CT, British North America.  A Federalist, President George Washington nominated to fill the seat of John Rutledge.  He served from 03-08-1796 to 12-15-1800.
  10. 1781 Sunday: A French fleet stopped Britain from seizing the Cape of Good Hope.
  11. 1813 Thursday: Rubber is first patented on this date.
  12. 1845 Tuesday: Macon B. Allen and Robert Morris, Jr., 1st blacks to open law practice.
  13. 1852 Thursday: The first edition of Peter Roget’s Thesaurus underwent publication on this date.
  14. 1861 Monday: The Maryland House of Delegates voted 53-13 against seceding from the Union.  Meanwhile, in Montgomery, Alabama, President Jefferson Davis asked the Confederate Congress for the authority to wage war.
  15. 1862 Tuesday: During the American Civil War, the Federals take the city of New Orleans from Rebel forces.
  16. 1879 Tuesday: For the first time in history, the City of Cleveland used electric arc lights.
  17. 1902 Tuesday: Congress extends the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 prohibiting the immigration of Chinese laborers from territories to the mainland.  Congress aimed the rule at Chinese living in the Philippines.
  18. 1913 Tuesday: Swedish-born engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken, New Jersey, received a U.S. patent for a “separate fastener”—later known as the “zipper.”
  19. 1916 Saturday: Irish nationalists set fire to the British post office in Dublin, Ireland.  
  20. 1918 Monday: Tris Speaker ties career record for an outfielder of four unassisted double plays.  Meanwhile on the Western Front in World War I, the German offensive ends.
  21. 1933 Saturday: Famed country musician Willie Nelson[i] is born on this date in Abbott, Texas.
  22. 1940 Monday: Norwegian King Haakon and his government flee to England on this date to avoid the invading Nazis taking the country’s gold reserves with them.
  23. 1941 Tuesday: The Iraqis are ready to boot the British out of their country and to side with the Nazis.  However, they should have acted sooner because the Brits are rushing in reinforcements to the southern port of Basra.  Elsewhere, the Allies continue rolling up the Fascist Italians in Ethiopia. 
  24. 1942 Wednesday: Jews forced to wear a Jewish Star in Netherlands and Vichy-France.  Meanwhile, in Burma, Japanese troops march into Lashio, cut the Burma Road in two, severing the lifeline to China.
  25. 1943 Thursday: An ‘International Medical Commission’ conducts autopsies on the corpses of Polish soldiers murdered in the Katyn Forest with the end result being the Soviet NKVD being the murderers of more than 20,000 Polish officers and intelligentsia.
  26. 1944 Saturday: The U.S. Navy commences raids on the Japanese port facilities at Truk.  The base is a big linchpin in the Imperial Japanese defense of their diminishing empire and losing this will be devastating.
  27. 1945 Sunday: During World War II, American soldiers liberated the Dachau concentration camp.  The fight in and around Berlin continues as the Red Army continues forcing its way into the city center.  Casualties are astronomical. In Berlin, Adolf Hitler married the erstwhile Eva Braun and designated Admiral Karl Doenitz president, an office he held until Germany’s surrender on May 08, 1945.  Finally, the German army in Italy surrendered unconditionally to the Allies.
  28. 1946 Monday: Twenty-eight former Japanese officials went on trial in Tokyo as war criminals; seven ended up sentenced to death.
  29. 1947 Tuesday: Longtime member of the rock band, the Grass Roots[ii]— Joel Larson (drums 1965-66 / 1972-79 / 1981) –was born on this date in San Francisco, California.
  30. 1950 Saturday: Future U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow is born in Gladwin, Michigan, on this date.  A future Democrat, she would enter the so-called greatest deliberative body in the world on January 03, 2001, representing her home state.
  31. 1952 Tuesday: IBM President Thomas J. Watson Jr. informed company stockholders that IBM was in the process of building “the most advanced, most flexible high-speed computer in the world.”  The company unveiled the computer on April 7, 1953, as the IBM 701 Electronic Data Processing Machine.
  32. 1953 Wednesday: The first U.S. experimental 3D-TV broadcast shows an episode of Space Patrol on Los Angeles’ ABC affiliate KECA-TV.
  33. 1954 Thursday: At Dien Bien Phu, heavy rains continue hampering operations on both sides.  Troops fighting in the outlying strongpoints have been placed on half-rations due to an increasing inability to make it through enemy positions in the dark to the main camp to retrieve food and then to cart it back.  When the sun rises, the defenders on Epervier are startled to see that the communist troops on Dominique have dug approach trenches right up to their wire with five new recoilless guns emplaced in tunnels pointing their way.  This can only presage that a new assault is in the works.   The communist strategy of grabbing their enemies by the belts and then overwhelming them is working as the defenders cannot call in artillery strikes atop their positions unless all is lost.[iii]   
  34. 1961 Saturday: ABC’s “Wide World of Sports” makes its debut.
  35. 1967 Saturday: Aretha Franklin’s[iv] cover of Otis Redding’s[v] “Respect” came out as a single on this date.  Atlantic Records released the massive hit.
  36. 1968 Monday: The counterculture rock musical “Hair” heralding the “Age of Aquarius” opened at Broadway’s Biltmore Theater following limited engagements off-Broadway, beginning a run of 1,750 performances.  The show raised a ruckus as the performers closed the show entirely in the nude.  Shocking.
  37. 1970 Wednesday: During the Vietnam War, Operation Toan Thang 42 begins as 10,000 U.S. and more than 5,000 South Vietnamese troops invade Cambodia.  Another 40,000 troops joined in the invasion which was designed to destroy communist staging bases along the Ho Chi Minh Trail and the troops accomplished the job.  However, critics of the war lambasted President Richard M. Nixon for widening the war.
  38. 1974 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon announced he was releasing edited transcripts of some secretly made White House tape recordings related to Watergate.
  39. 1975 Tuesday: The U.S. begins Operation Frequent Wind to evacuate U.S. citizens from Saigon prior to the expected North Vietnamese takeover of the city.
  40. 1981 Wednesday: Steve Carlton of the Philadelphia Phillies became the first left-handed pitcher in the major leagues to get 3,000 career strikeouts.
  41. 1984 Sunday: In California, the Diablo Canyon nuclear reactor went online after a long delay due to the protests of extremely stupid people.
  42. 1985 Monday: In the 15th round, Tony Tubbs scores a technical knockout against Greg Page in their heavyweight title fight.  Page lost the WBA championship.  
  43. 1986 Tuesday: The Boston Red Sox’ Roger Clemens strikes out 20 Seattle Mariners.
  44. 1988 Friday: The Baltimore Orioles set a new major league baseball record by losing their first 21 games of the season.
  45. 1990 Sunday: The people of Germany commenced tearing down the Berlin Wall on this date.
  46. 1991 Monday: Croatia declares its independence from a crumbling Yugoslavia.  Meanwhile, a cyclone began striking the South Asian country of Bangladesh; it ended up killing more than 138, 000 people, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  Global warming or just nature?
  47. 1992 Wednesday: Rioting resulting in 55 deaths erupted in Los Angeles, California, after a jury in Simi Valley acquitted four Los Angeles police officers of almost all state charges in the videotaped beating of problematic motorist Rodney King.  Elsewhere, kidnappers snatched Exxon-Mobil executive Sidney Reso outside of his home in Morris Township, N.J.  The scumbag who snatched him was a former Exxon-Mobil security official, Arthur Seale, who killed Reso while he was in captivity.
  48. 1993 Thursday: Mick Ronson, famed rock-and-roll guitarist who played and with Ian Hunter of Mott the Hoople[vi], died from liver cancer in London, England, on this date; he was just 46-years-old.
  49. 1994 Friday: Israel and the PLO signed an agreement, which granted Palestinians broad authority to set taxes, control trade and regulate banks under self-rule in the Gaza Strip and Jericho.
  50. 1996 Monday: In an apparent boating accident in Maryland, authorities believed that former CIA Director William Colby was missing and presumed drowned; they recovered his body later.
  51. 1997 Tuesday: Astronaut Jerry Lininger and cosmonaut Vasily Tsibliyev went on the first U.S.-Russian spacewalk.
  52. 1998 Wednesday: The United States, Canada, and Mexico end tariffs on $1 billion in NAFTA trade.  
  53. 2003 Tuesday: PLO-lover and all-around POS Mahmoud Abbas wins power as the next prime minister of the Palestinian Authority.
  54. 2004 Thursday: The bloom is off the rose: photos surface showing U.S. military personnel torturing, frightening, and humiliating Iraqi prisoners of war at the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad.  It’s as if the Deep State engineered President George W. Bush into another Middle Eastern war and then pulled the rug out from under him by making sure crap like this hit the international news cycle causing global anger. 
  55. 2005 Friday: The U.S. Senate confirms Congressman Rob Portman, R-OH 2nd congressional district, as the next United States Trade Representative. 
  56. 2006 Saturday: Hundreds of protesters take to the streets in New York City protesting the Iraq War and the rumors that there could be an impending military attack on Iran.  Enough, George W. Bush, enough!  NO MORE WARS.
  57. 2007 Sunday: Yet another mass shooting occurs in the U.S., this one in Kansas City, Missouri, at the Ward Parkway Mall.  Four people die in the spray of bullets, three victims and the shooter.  Not sure if the cops took the shooter out or he did it himself. 
  58. 2008 Tuesday: Famed rock-and-roll drummer, Mickey Waller, who played with the original Jeff Beck Group[vii] and with Rod Stewart[viii] on his solo efforts—died from liver failure on this date in London, England; he was just 66-years-old.   Elsewhere, Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary-general, announces that he has established a new commission with which to investigate the rise in global food prices that is causing starvation in many parts of the world.
  59. 2009 Wednesday: The Chi-Coms latest pandemic- the H1N1 swine flu- begins killing people in North America what with ONE death in the United States while Mexico suffers 159 deaths and at least 2,500-plus cases.  Oh, thank you, Beijing, thank you.
  60. 2010 Thursday: The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom announces that 13 countries- with the Chi-Coms and the Saudis at the top of the heap- are the worst violators of religious rights around the world.
  61. 2011 Friday: In an opulent ceremony at London’s Westminster Abbey, Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton married.   Elsewhere, across the Middle East, the Arab Spring uprisings continue to see violence from the far west of North Africa to the Gulf States.  This is strange, it’s as if it’s ALL coordinated. 
  62. 2012 Sunday: Mali coup leader Amadou Haya Sanogo rejects the decision of the Economic Community of West African States to deploy troops to his country.   Meanwhile, Lebanon confiscates a shipment of arms and ammunition destined to the enemies of ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and arrest at least 11 terrorists.
  63. 2013 Monday: An NBA league committee recommends NBA owners reject the bid from a group led by Chris Hansen and Steve Ballmer to purchase the Sacramento Kings and move them to Seattle.  Meanwhile, Prosecutors for Boston Marathon bomber and Islamic terrorist Dzhokar Tsarnaev[ix] discuss a plea deal to avoid the death penalty in exchange for life in prison without parole.
  64. 2014 Tuesday: Longtime Atlanta Rhythm Section[x] bassist–Paul Goddard (bass/backing vocals 1971-1983 / 2011-2014)—died on this date.  Elsewhere, North Korea warns South Korea that it will begin conducting live fire military exercises near their maritime border.   Elsewhere, a suicidal gunman goes berserk at a FedEx facility in Kennesaw, Georgia, shooting six people but killing none of them before taking his own life.
  65. 2015 Wednesday: On this date, North and South American medical authorities declare the eradication of the German measles, the first region of the world to do so.  Meanwhile, Gazprom, the Russian state-owned energy company sees a drop in its value by 86-percent due to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, a devaluation of the ruble, and crashing oil prices.
  66. 2016 Friday: The Iranian run-off elections SUPPOSEDLY give reformers and moderates (yeah, right) the majority of parliament.   Meanwhile, a criminal court in North Korea dishes out a 10-year-stretch to a South Korean-born, U.S. citizen, allegedly for SPYING on the North Koreans: Kim Dong Chui is going to prison.  Poor bastard.  Elsewhere, violent protesters continue clashing with French law enforcement officers, mostly in Paris over a new bill the protesters claim is going to strip them of rights and limit the number of jobs available to young people. 
  67. 2017 Saturday: Southeast of Dallas, tornadoes roar through the area killing at least 3 people on the ground and injuring numerous others.   Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., the little snowflakes turn out in the hundreds to protest ‘climate change.’  Losers.  Speaking of D.C., the White House Correspondents Dinner occurs this evening and President Donald J. Trump elected NOT to attend because all they will do is to slam the guy.
  68. 2018 Sunday: On this date, “The Simpsons,” the animated TV hit show surpasses “Gunsmoke’s” 635-episode run, becoming the longest-running show in the history of television.  Congratulations!   Elsewhere, South Korea reports that in a recent summit between North- and- South Korea that Kim Jong Un said that ‘IF the United States promises not to attack their nation, they might denuclearize.’  Uh, okay.
  69. 2019 Monday: In the United States (thank you, illegal immigration), an outbreak of measles- the worst outbreak in a quarter-century- sickens at least 700 people.  Meanwhile, ISIS releases a video showing its leader, Abu Bakr-al-Baghdadi, for the first time in five years.  Thanks to this gaff, U.S. forces will track the murdering POS down and eliminate him.  He ran fleeing down a tunnel with U.S. military dogs in hot pursuit; U.S. Special Forces recovered the scumbag’s head after he detonated a suicide vest.  
  70. 2020 Wednesday: The Chinese gift that won’t stop ‘giving’- the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis continues sickening people around the world.  Currently, we now have 3,193,886 confirmed cases of the Kung Flu what with 227,638 confirmed deaths but 972,719 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, sadly, we now have 1,063,600 confirmed cases and confirmed deaths now have hit 61,472.  Happily, we have 123,022 confirmed recoveries.  Once again, numbers in the People’s Republic of China remain the SAME.  Okay, either the Chin possess the cure, or they are a bunch of lying motherf**kers which is what we believe.   After the United States, Spain has 236,899 confirmed cases, Italy has 203,591, United Kingdom 165,221, Germany 161,539, France 128,441, Russia 99,399, Iran 93,657 and then the PRC with 88,423.  China, stop lying.
  71. 2020 Wednesday A: Meanwhile, Democratic women continue circling the wagons around stumbling, bumbling “Pro-China Joe” Biden as the Tara Reade story continues gathering steam.  Women who attacked Brett Kavanaugh continue to say, “No, Joe didn’t do anything.”  Look, liberal slut-bags, IF you don’t go after Joe, no one is ever going to pay attention to you hypocritical skanks ever again.  We know YOUR game.  Finally, NYC Mayor Bill Di Blasio threatens to arrest Jewish citizens while promising Muslims they will get their meals throughout the city during Ramadan.  What?
  72. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 151,025,351 confirmed cases, +198,839, 3,176,405  confirmed deaths, +35,262, and 128,359,847 confirmed recoveries, +62,364.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,032,588 confirmed cases, UP 48,893 from yesterday’s reporting, 589,102 confirmed deaths, UP 765,[xi] and 25,634,383 confirmed recoveries, UP 49,654.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xii] 
  73. 2021 Thursday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 274,651 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.    
  74. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,739,657 confirmed cases, 61,638 confirmed deaths, and 1,990,058 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,228,212 confirmed cases, 35,096 confirmed deaths, and 1,790,319 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,110 confirmed cases, 482 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 402,435 confirmed cases, 5,527 confirmed deaths, and 190,805 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., North Dakota, another great state to which we might seek refuge: they have 107,298 confirmed cases, 1,491 confirmed deaths, and 104,710 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]   
  75. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,407 confirmed cases, 6,362 confirmed deaths, and 830,530 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Guatemala, the birthplace of hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens: 226,647 cases of the virus, 7,500 confirmed deaths and 201,621 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]   Meanwhile, the Biden administration is going to send $100 million worth of medical supplies and Chi-Vi vaccines to India to help them in their time of trouble.  
  76. 2021 Thursday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,060.36, UP 239.98 points (+0.71%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,082.55, UP 28.29 points (+0.22%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,211.47, UP 28.29 points (+0.68%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.87 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.22%).  The price of GOLD is $1,772.60 per troy oz., +3.70 (+0.21%) while the price of SILVER is $26.13 per troy ounce, +0.08 (+0.30%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,203.40 per troy oz, +5.80 (+0.48%) while the price of COPPER is $4.49 per pound, -0.00 (-0.07%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,954.70 per troy oz, +27.61 (+0.94%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $28,900.00 per troy oz., +300.00 (+1.05%).[xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000019.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.04.     In Malagasy Ariary, one greenback equals 3,792.53 and in Malawian Kwacha, a buck equals 784.32 and in Malaysian Ringgit, one dollar equals 4.10 of theirs.[xviii]  
  77. 2021 Thursday 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 $4.010 per gallon, $2.790 in Florida, $3.787 in Hawaii, and $3.436 in Washington state.[xix]    Let’s look at one other location- North Carolina: $2.661.  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 fourth lowest gasoline price in the world- Algeria: $1.306 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,228,516,653,001 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  78. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– The nation is all atwitter over last night’s ‘Joe Biden address to a Joint Session of the Congress,’ because Congresswoman Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district, sitting up in the gallery was wearing a mylar blanket like all the illegal alien brats use to cover their bodies in the illegal alien holding pens. 
  79. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– Speaking of the ‘Biden agenda,’ Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, says that ‘Joe Biden’s radical agenda is dead on arrival in the U.S. Senate.’  Next, the Senate is interviewing the next round of Joe Biden’s ‘judicial picks,’ most of them far-left whackos as the Dems seek to move on from the conservatives the Trump administration got onto the nation’s federal courts.  In other Joe Biden news, Catholic bishops are suggesting that Joe Biden should NOT take communion because of his insane push for abortions at all stages of fetal and post-fetal development.  We concur, Joe Biden should be excommunicated from the Catholic Church along with every other pro-abortion Democrats.  It is an evil and a sin.
  80. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– GOP lawmakers are requesting an inspector-general investigation into Climate Czar John F. Kerry’s close ties to the criminal regime in Tehran, what many say are treasonous ties.  It is clear that the Biden administration WON’T investigate John Kerry’s Logan Act violations unless, of course, it’s time to throw him under the bus for some misdeed within the administration.  Speaking of the Iranians, after the leak of the audio tape hit the news cycle in which the Iranians were discussing the help John F. Kerry provided them on ongoing Israeli covert operations in Syria, the presidential office is undergoing an extreme shakeup as they seek the rat(s) who leaked the damning evidence of collusion between “Lurch” and the mullahs.  Meanwhile, Maria Butina, a Russian intelligence operative (or so the feds claimed) who did time in an American prison is seeking to win a seat in Russia’s Parliament.   Speaking of Russia, allies of Alexei Navalny are closing down various of his offices over a harsh crackdown by the Putin government. 
  81. 2021 Thursday I: Political News I– The U.S. Department of Justice is going to launch civil rights violations charges against convicted Minneapolis Police Department Officer Derek Chauvin as well as the other three officers awaiting their trials.  You might ask, ‘doesn’t double jeopardy exist?’  In this country, NO longer, NO more.  If the federal government doesn’t like the outcome of a criminal trial, it can come in, dump in loads more charges, and go to town.  This is not right and should not be condoned otherwise, the feds can take repeated swings at the same crumbling apple.  ALL of us are in danger.  Next, New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio says that ‘New York City will fully reopen on July 01.’  We’ll see.  Moving on, after Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, gave last night’s rebuttal to Joe Biden’s incoherent speech, “Uncle Tim” was trending on Twitter before- after about 12 hours- Twitter took it down.  They wanted to make sure enough people saw it before removing it.
  82. 2021 Thursday J: Political News II– Former U.S. Attorney Brett Tolam said on Newsmax today that he believes the seizure of Rudy Giuliani’s electronic devices- other than the hard drive from Hunter Biden’s laptop– demonstrates how the U.S. Justice Department has become totally politicized.  He alluded to the fact that prior to this- the third warrant- Justice Department officials sought two prior warrants to go after Rudy Giuliani but were denied each time.  Thus, they had to await a change in leadership at the DOJ, i.e., Merrick “The Mole” Garland becoming the attorney general.  With him sitting in the big chair, the enemies of Rudy easily got the warrants they sought, and the rest is history.  However, many are curious as to WHY the feds did not seize Hunter’s hard drive?   Also, as in other Trump allies’ treatment at the hands of the feds, the FBI made sure that reporters were on scene so they could see “America’s Mayor” embarrassed if that is at all possible.  They showed up at 6:30 a.m.  Hmmm, no wonder why there is the FBI show on TV… finally, in other U.S. government news, the feds will maintain the ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes and cigars.
  83. 2021 Thursday K: Political News III–  Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, and Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, are both refusing corporate donations.  Because they WOKE, man, the corporations that is.
  84. 2022 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 512,931,247 confirmed cases, +863,780, 6,259,348 confirmed deaths, +3,495 and 466,682,378 confirmed recoveries, +857,817. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 83,037,059 confirmed cases, UP 86,921 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,020,660 confirmed deaths, UP 536,[xxii] and 80,655,685 confirmed recoveries, UP by 37,328.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxiii]
  85. 2022 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 571,367 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 206,612 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 464 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.            
  86. 2022 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: 9,235,869 confirmed cases, 90,518 confirmed deaths, and 8,966,118 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,969,659 confirmed cases, 73,948 confirmed deaths, and 5,817,480 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 248,405 confirmed cases, 1,418 confirmed deaths, and 239,190 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,498,116 confirmed cases, 12,703 confirmed deaths, and 1,446,729 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Grand Princess Ship: they have 122 confirmed cases, 7 confirmed deaths, and 115 confirmed recoveries.[xxiv]   
  87. 2022 Friday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,074,119 confirmed cases, 10,695 confirmed deaths, and 4,038,393 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Micronesia, 227th place on the list: 3 cases of the virus, 2 confirmed death and 1 confirmed recoveries.[xxv]                         
  88. 2022 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,977.21, DOWN 939.18 points (-2.77%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,334.53 DOWN 536.89 points (-4.17%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,131.93, DOWN 155.27 points (-3.63%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $104.11 per barrel, -1.25 (-1.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,896.90 per troy oz., +5.60 (+0.30%) while the price of SILVER is $22.74 per troy ounce, -0.39 (-1.70%).  The price of PLATINUM is $932.00 per troy oz, +20.90 (+2.29%) while the price of COPPER is $4.39 per pound, -0.05 (-1.07%).[xxvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,323.91 per troy oz., +91.91 (+4.12%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,200.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,105,000.00 per CNY/T, +10,000.00 (+0.91%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,051.00 per USD/T, +19.50 (+0.64%). The price of ZINC is $4,054.00 per USD/T., -82.50 (-1.99%).   The price of COCOA is $2,650.00 per USD/T, +75.00 (+2.91%).  The price of COFFEE is $222.55 per USD/T, +4.65 (+2.13%).  The price of CORN is $817.50 per USD/T, +1.50 (+0.18%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,047.40 USD 1,000 board feet +2.60 (+0.25%).[xxvii]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.61 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.95 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.41, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 70.20 of theirs.    In Sao Tomean Dobra, one greenback equals 1,047.40 and in Saudi Riyal, a buck equals 3.75 and in Serbian Dinar, one dollar equals 111.43 of theirs.[xxviii]       
  89. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.706 per gallon, $4.181 in Florida, $5.261 in Hawaii, and $4.699 in Washington state.[xxix]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: North Carolina- $3.864.  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 31st LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Uzbekistan: $3.294 per U.S. Gallon.[xxx] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,417,378,268,284 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxxi]  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 Brazil the SEVENTH largest holder of U.S. debt is Switzerland.  This nation holds $256,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  90. 2022 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Russian submarines are delivering barrages of cruise missile assaults onto various targets in Ukraine including an attack on Kyiv while the U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres was visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky earlier in the week.  The Russians admit they targeted the meeting.  Meanwhile, 63 days into the Russo-Ukrainian War, Russian President Vladimir Putin says he’s going to ‘make it official’ by declaring war on Ukraine.  A new report says that the Russkies had almost captured President Zelensky in the opening days of the war.
  91. 2022 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– Ukraine is now cracking down on traitors providing aid and comfort to the Russian invaders.  Time for ‘scorched earth’ tactics, the destroying of all materiel that would help the Russians, the poisoning of water sources, the destruction of crops, leave the new Red Army invaders in a cesspool of death.  Ukraine points out that the Russkies have lost at least 23,000 military personnel since its ill-fated invasion of Ukraine commenced 63 days ago.  Meanwhile, Kyiv reports that their flying ace- the so-called ‘Ghost of Kyiv’ who shot down at least six Russian jets in combat over the nation’s capital city- has now been shot down and killed himself.
  92. 2022 Friday H: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis III- The U.S. is providing military training to Ukrainians in Germany.  This, of course, will anger Russia.   Meanwhile, the Turks are cutting off access to the Black Sea as a growing problem of seaborne mines- implanted by the Russkies to hinder shipping to Ukraine- which means NO vessels in our out.
  93. 2022 Friday I: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– ‘Border Czar’ Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the border catastrophe for the past 392 days.  It has been 306 days since the ‘border czar’ arrived on scene for a few minutes’ photo op.  Tragic.  The cost of caring for the illegal alien invaders these past 119 days is $758,919,732.  The cost of caring for them since the VP and her boss, President Joseph R. Biden, took office is $42,504,725,475.  The number of illegal aliens who have arrived at our border since January 01, 2022, is in our estimate, 1,214,514.  The conservative low estimate of illegals living in the country is 47,838,931 whereas we believe the numbers closer to 95-130 million illegal aliens if not more.  These people drain resources meant for Americans, increase food scarcity, drive up crime, dumb-down our young people, overrun our hospitals and collapse our medical systems, and lower wages while driving up rents/mortgage costs. This is not right.  (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).
  94. 2022 Friday J: Foreign News-Overseas News I– The Iran nuclear deal supposedly hangs on the U.S. removing the terror designation from that country and its jihadist military apparatus.   Next, Russia announces its plan to abandon the ISS over the sanctions that the West and its other allies have slapped atop them.
  95. 2022 Friday K: Health and Medical Alerts– Hopefully, Joe Biden’s ‘misinformation board’ won’t censor or silence us but doctors around the world are attempting to find the cause of rising cases of hepatitis among young children.  They say they are leaning towards adenovirus as being the culprit whereas we are leaning towards increasing rates of COVID-19 vaccinations among young people that seemingly won’t or don’t stop.  The medical community is now urging the vaccination of wee babes for this Chi-Com-engineered virus.  This is insane.  The thing even more evil is that apparently, many of these children afflicted with hepatitis have required liver transplants.  Where oh where are these organs being harvested?  Communist China?  North Korea?  The aborted?  Wherever they are coming from, this ain’t right.  Poor Dr. Joseph Mengele- he was born a century too soon.   Speaking of abortion, progressives fear that IF Roe v. Wade goes down, nearly half of ALL U.S. physicians will not undergo abortion training.
  96. 2022 Friday L: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $49.07 (2) AstraZeneca: $66.40 (3) Novavax: $45.07 (4) Merck & Company: $88.69 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $180.46  (6) BioNTech: $138.78 (7) Moderna: $134.41.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Pfizer: $48.15 (2) AstraZeneca: $65.86 (3) Novavax: $46.65 (4) Merck & Company: $84.59 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $181.54  (6) BioNTech: $145.07 (7) Moderna: $140.34.
  97. 2022 Friday M: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $94.91 (2) Boeing: $148.84 (3) General Dynamics: $236.53 (4) Lockheed Martin: $432.12 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $439.40.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Raytheon: $100.52 (2) Boeing: $176.92 (3) General Dynamics: $238.79 (4) Lockheed Martin: $445.79 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $447.40.
  98. 2022 Friday N: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $27.32 (2) DuPont: $65.93 (3) 3M: $144.22 (4) Honeywell: $193.51  (5) Teijen: $1,388.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Ansell Ltd.: $26.15 (2) DuPont: $67.29 (3) 3M: $149.17 (4) Honeywell: $190.63  (5) Teijen: $1,374.00.
  99. 2022 Friday O: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $28.29 (2) Beyond Meat: $36.88  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $68.50.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $21.79 (2) Beyond Meat: $37.60  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $69.33.
  100. 2022 Friday P: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $152.99 (2) Lowe’s: $197.73 (3) Home Depot: $300.40 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $531.72 (5) Amazon: $2,485.63.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Wal-Mart: $156.86 (2) Lowe’s: $197.06 (3) Home Depot: $300.11 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $571.70 (5) Amazon: $2,887.00.  Amazon posted its first quarterly loss since 2015.  They cite higher warehousing, fuel, and unionization costs.
  101. 2022 Friday Q: Joe Biden News I– President Joseph R. Biden and Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador purportedly discussed the ‘unprecedented illegal alien invasion of the United States via the U.S.-Mexico border.’  While Joe Biden attempts to blame everyone else for his self-inflicted damages to the United States, Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, lays the blame squarely where it belongs: upon the shoulders of senile Joe Biden.
  102. 2022 Friday R: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– Joe Biden continues absorbing hit after hit after hit after hit.  Today, the inflation surge hit 6.6-percent, the largest jump since 1982.  Still, Joe hasn’t a clue as to what to do nor does he have the desire to do something to the positive if he did.   In other ‘Joe Biden Daily Disaster News,’ 72-percent of American voters say that ‘IF the Hunter Biden laptop stories are true, Joe Biden should be impeached and removed from office.’ Other polls report that his approval ratings continue their ongoing slide.  In other news, a new poll says that a vast majority of American voters are demanding TRANSPARENCY on Joe Biden’s declining mental state.
  103. 2022 Friday S: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster II– Joe Biden is still considering pandering to young holders of student loan debt (woe to those who have already paid off their loans).  To cover the costs of removing $10,000 debt from holders (woe to those with more than $10,000 student loan debt), the cost to taxpayers will be another $321 billion slapped atop the U.S. taxpayers- primarily the middle and working classes.  Thank you, f**king Joe Biden, thank you.  “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis calls the insane push to alleviate student loan debt ‘simply wrong.’  “America’s Governor” also alleges the Biden regime is installing an ‘Orwellian Ministry of Truth’ with which to perpetuate hoaxes and to silence its critics.  Rep. Rick W. Allen, R-GA 12th District, says of Joe Biden’s attempt to dismiss student loan debt that it’s a big political mistake.
  104. 2022 Friday T: Joe Biden Regime News I– As the election continues drawing nigh, the Biden regime is pushing the European Union to avoid an embargo of oil from Russia which will drive the cost of oil into the stratosphere.  The Biden regime wants the EU to slap the embargo onto the Russkies following the election so Democrats will somehow be able to retain power rather than go down in droves.
  105. 2022 Friday U: Joe Biden Regime News II– In between tears, Pentagon spokesperson Admiral John Kirby says there’s ‘no way that Russian President Vladimir Putin should be invited to the G-20.  Later in the day, we heard that Mr. Putin had been invited.   In other news, the Biden Dept. of Justice is going to challenge Alabama’s law banning tranny treatment for underage kids as well as prohibiting them from competing in scholastic sports other than in that of their gender.
  106. 2022 Friday V: Political News I– Senate Democrats are preparing to unleash $33 million in ad buys on the country.  Meanwhile, Senators Chuck Grassley, R-IA, and Ron Johnson, R-WI, are pushing DARPA to investigate the hacking of the DNC back in 2016.   Meanwhile, in a shocking interview between Sean Spicer and former U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr, the latter told the former that ‘there was not enough fraud to overturn the 2020 Presidential Election nor that the GOP should put Donald J. Trump forth as its 2024 standard-bearer.’  He did say, however, that he would vote for President Trump over the Democrat.
  107. 2022 Friday W: Political News II– Although NO one asked him, former President Bill Clinton is defending HIS flawed Russia policy while he was president.  His advisor back then- Dick Morris- encouraged Ukraine to surrender its nukes following the collapse of the Soviet Union with the guarantee that the United States would defend that country from all enemies.  (Note- all the Ukrainians had to do was to read U.S. history and to understand the millions of broken promises made by one administration after another.  Ask the Native Americans).
  108. 2022 Friday X: Political News III– Senator Bernie Sanders, DS-VT, is on the warpath against Senators Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ.  He believes they are standing in the way of his and his fellow progressives’ view of the coveted ‘socialist utopia.’  F**k Bernie.  Speaking of the ‘socialist utopia,’ former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-HI 2nd D, says that ‘Joe Biden’s ‘misinformation board’ makes the Biden regime a DICTATORSHIP.   Thankfully, Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd District, is the one leading the fight to defund this appalling, un-American ‘ministry of truth.’  Good.
  109. 2022 Friday Y: Political News IV– To the irritation of liberals across the Old Dominion State and across the country, Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears, R-VA, is celebrating the many accomplishments of the Youngkin Administration.  We celebrate with them.  Next, Rep. Ralph Norman, R-SC 5th congressional district, informed Newsmax today that DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is a ‘pathological liar.’  Meanwhile, Alaska congressional candidate and former Governor Sarah Palin says that the ‘GOP must confront Dems who seek to take the United States DOWN.’
  110. 2022 Friday Z: Federal and State Court News– A U.S. court has sentenced ISIS ‘Beatle’ Kotey to life in prison for his murders of foreign journalists and captives.  Another judge has denied President Donald J. Trump’s request to dismiss the contempt charges against him in New York State and to force him to continue paying $10,000 per day in contempt of court charges.  Next, as her sentencing day looms, Ghislaine Maxwell has had her bid to have her conviction struck down denied.
  111. 2022 Friday AA: Popular Culture News–  James Corden will be leaving the “Late, Late Show,” sometime next year.   Next, the family of the filmmaker murdered by actor Alec Baldwin on the set of “Rust” is demanding the New Mexico sheriff conducting the investigation to take the shooting video of their loved one down from the Internet.  Speaking of the Internet, new analysis shows that with Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter, conservatives are going to gain whereas liberals are going to lose.  In fact, in such pathetic sniveling, various liberal pundits on various television networks have shown the world their crimes by whining that they may be the ones ghosted, blacklisted, and/or shadow-banned.  Folks, we don’t want to ban liberal speech.  No, we want more of it, so everyone sees how frigging insane they are while we want unlimited access to share opposing views.
  112. 2022 Friday BB: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1759 what with a $34 million jackpot on the line: 09, 11, 34, 49, 66 and Mega 15.  Out of 52,053 winning tickets, the highest winners were 37 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $424 apiece.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0815 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sea Birds.”  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.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next album the record label of the Band released was “Icon,” an album that hit record store shelves on August 26, 2015.  One finds a collection of 11 cuts from the original lineup that are all perfect doorways for new fans to open and follow.  As for older fans, this is a concise collection that reopens channels in audio into the brain that one can enjoy for years- if not decades- to come.   This is a worthy addition to any record collection which is why we encourage everyone to seek this album out, give it a good listen, and then add it to your growing collection in the format, condition, and the price that works best for you- you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] 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.

[iii] As is the norm, we visit Martin Windrow’s amazing book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press (2006) as well as Time-Life Books for relevant information on this critical fight against communism.

[iv] Not sure when we promote the music of Aretha Davis but when we do, you will be the first to know.

[v] At some as yet undetermined point, we are going to go on an all-out Motown and Soul blitz, probably sometime before 2030 so we hope you will keep posted.  Otis Redding is one of the all-time greats and had he not died before his time could have been one of the music world’s megastars.

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

[vii] 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.

[viii] See previous footnote.

[ix] The cops should have executed this Islamist POS on sight.  F**k him.

[x] The Atlanta Rhythm Section is another awesome American band, one we sure as heck hope to promote when and if we return to doing music again.

[xi] 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)

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

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

[xiv] 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)

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

[xvi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xxii] 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)

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

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

[xxv] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

112. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2022

2021 Thursday F: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- a new report hit the news cycle today suggesting that Health and Human Services, an agency headed by Secretary Xavier Becerra, a man who never met an illegal alien he did not want to protect or a baby to abort, is paying travel expenses for (NAMBLA) and other groups to come pick up illegal alien brats and then take them elsewhere in the country. Shady foster care services are making BIG BUCKS right now caring for illegal alien minors.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 211

112. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2022:

Oklahoma Day (Oklahoma), Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, and for liberal dimwits, it’s “Earth Day!”[i]

President (and Vice President) Richard M. Nixon; U.S. Supreme Court Associate (and Chief) Justice Harlan F. Stone; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McKinley; U.S. Agricultural Secretary Julius Sterling Morton; U.S. Attorney General Harlan F. Stone; U.S. Secretaries of State John Foster Dulles and Christian Herter;  U.S. Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey; Humble Pie featuring Peter Frampton, Mike + the Mechanics featuring Paul Carrack, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Jack Nitzche, the Rolling Stones featuring Keith Richards, and the Woodstock Music Festival featuring Richie Havens:

  1. 174 Friday: The reign of the 12th Roman Catholic Pope St. Soter ended on this date.  He first became pontiff on April 20, 166, and guided his flock for the next 8 years and two days.  His successor, the 13th Pope St. Eleutherius picked up his Holy Cross on this date and carried it forward until May 26, 189.
  2. 296 Wednesday: St. Caius ends his reign as the 28th Roman Catholic Pope.  He first assumed his position on December 17, 283.
  3. 536 Sunday: St. Agapitus I ends his reign as the 57th Roman Catholic Pope.  He assumed his position on May 13, 535.
  4. 1073 Tuesday: The reign of the 157th Roman Catholic Pope St. Gregory VII began on this date.  He would lead his earthly flock for the next 12 years and 33 days until May 25, 1085.
  5. 1370 Sunday:  In Paris, construction on the Bastille commences.
  6. 1500 Sunday: Portuguese navigator Pedro Alvares Cabral discovered Brazil on this date.
  7. 1509 Thursday: Upon the death of his father, King Henry VII, Henry VIII ascended the English throne.
  8. 1521 Friday: The king of France, Francois I, declares war on neighboring Spain. 
  9. 1529 Monday: Through the Treaty of Saragossa, Spain and Portugal divided the New World between them.
  10. 1610 Thursday: In Venice, Republic of Venice, future 241st Roman Catholic Pope Alexander VIII is born Pietro Vito Ottoboni.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on October 06, 1689, and would lead his global flock from that date until February 01, 1691.
  11. 1792 Sunday: President George Washington proclaimed American neutrality in the war in Europe.
  12. 1793 Monday: President George Washington attends Rickett’s, the first circus to appear in the new United States of America.
  13. 1832 Sunday: In Adams, New York, future 3rd U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Julius Sterling Morton is born.  A future Democrat, Secretary Morton would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to March 05, 1897.
  14. 1837 Saturday: The 27th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McKinley assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Martin Van Buren nominated his fellow Democrat to fill a new seat on the Supreme Court.  Associate Justice McKinley served from today until July 19, 1852.
  15. 1838 Sunday: The English ship Sirius docks in New York City; it is the first steamship to cross the Atlantic.
  16. 1861 Monday: General Robert E. Lee becomes head of the Confederate forces of Virginia.
  17. 1864 Friday: Congress authorized the use of the phrase, “In God We Trust,” which first appears on two-cent U.S. coins.
  18. 1876 Saturday: In the first official National League baseball game, Boston defeated Philadelphia by a final score of 6-5.
  19. 1884 Tuesday: The United States recognizes King Leopold II of Belgium’s Congo Free State.
  20. 1889 Monday: At high noon, the Oklahoma Land Rush begins; within hours, the cities of Oklahoma City and Guthrie form with populations of at least 10,000 citizens.
  21. 1897 Thursday: In New York City, the Jewish newspaper, “Forward,” begins publication and is still in print today.
  22. 1898 Friday: The first shot of the Spanish-American War occurred on this date when the USS Nashville captured a Spanish merchant ship on the high seas.
  23. 1903 Wednesday: In St. Paul, Minnesota, the 32nd U.S. Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey, died at age 87.  A Republican, Ramsey served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from December 10, 1879, to March 05, 1881.
  24. 1914 Wednesday: Mexico severs diplomatic relations with the United States.  Elsewhere, Babe Ruth makes his pitching debut as a pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles.
  25. 1915 Thursday: The use of chemical weapons in World War I escalates when the Germans release chlorine gas in the Second Battle of Ypres.  French defenders flee the town of Ypres, but Canadian reinforcements appear on scene and manage to hold the Germans in check.  On the Eastern Front, the Russians are having mixed success as they fight their way through the Carpathian Mountain pass of Uzhok.  Austro-Hungarian troops have managed to stem the tide but a counterattack towards the town of Styrj is repulsed.  Elsewhere, the New York Yankees wore pinstripes and the hat-in-the-ring logo for the first time.
  26. 1916 Saturday: Allied forces in German East Africa continue their pursuit of the Kaiser’s forces but as is the norm, every time the British and Commonwealth troops think they have brought them to a decisive battle, they manage to disappear into the tropical rain forests.
  27. 1917 Sunday: British and Ottoman Turkish forces come to battle on the western side of the Tigris River in Mesopotamia.  Elsewhere, the Siege of Kut continues as the Turks continue their ongoing bombardment of the fabled town.  The British and Indian troops got themselves caught in a trap from which there was no extrication and men, and animals are dying of starvation and thirst.  The Turks continue giving them opportunities to surrender but a British force this size has never surrendered in the field.
  28. 1918 Monday: With the Russians out of World War I, Austro-Hungarian reinforcements are beginning to arrive in Belgium from the Eastern Front.  The Germans are going to go for broke in a desperate bid to win the war. 
  29. 1930 Tuesday: In London, the United States, Great Britain, and the Empire of Japan sign a naval treaty, which spells out which each nation’s naval fleet can be as well as the number of ships it might have—the Japanese did not like this.
  30. 1931 Wednesday: James G. Ray landed an autogiro on the lawn of the White House on this date.
  31. 1937 Thursday: Jack Nitzche—future keyboardist with Crazy Horse[i] (1970-71), Quicksilver Messenger Service[ii] in the mid-1970s, and with other bands—was born on this date in Chicago, Illinois.
  32. 1938 Friday: 45 workers died in a coalmine explosion at Keen Mountain in Buchanan County, Virginia.
  33. 1940 Monday: North of Lillehammer, Norway, British resistance is beginning to collapse against the Nazi drive to secure the nation and stamp out all resistance.  The Brits will soon be attempting to find ways to evacuate their forces.
  34. 1941 Tuesday: Fighting around Dessie in East Africa begins to subside.  Remaining Italian forces commence falling back with South African troops following swiftly behind them.
  35. 1942 Wednesday: British and Chinese troops are preparing to make a stand at Meiktila in Burma in the hope of stunting the ongoing Imperial Japanese assault. 
  36. 1943 Thursday: The Luftwaffe continues the attempt to get supplies to the trapped Afrika Korps in Tunisia; however, without control of the skies, the Luftwaffe is losing too many planes in the endeavor what with the loss of 30 transports being shot down just today.
  37. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, Adolf Hitler, and Benito Mussolini, meet at Salzburg, Austria, to confer on war aims.  Meanwhile in the Pacific Theater, U.S. forces began invading Japanese-held New Guinea with amphibious landings at Hollandia and Aitape.
  38. 1945 Sunday: Chief of the SS Heinrich Himmler meets with Swedish Count Bernadotte and gives him a proposal to carry to the Allies: the Germans will surrender to the Western Allies BUT NOT to the Soviet Union.  The Swiss diplomat agrees to pass the message to the Allies.  Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, American and Filipino forces continue liberating the Philippines as they land on lesser islands and begin going after Japanese garrisons.
  39. 1946 Monday: In Washington, D.C., Harlan F. Stone, died.  President Calvin Coolidge nominated Stone to fill Associate Justice Joseph McKenna’s seat.  In this role, the 73rd over-all justice served from March 02, 1925, to July 03, 1941. President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated the Republican justice to fill Charles Evans Hughes’ seat which made Stone the 12th Chief Justice of the United States.  In this capacity, he served from July 03, 1941, to April 22, 1946.  Prior to either of these positions, Stone served his nation as its 52nd U.S. attorney general.  In this capacity, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from April 07, 1924, to March 01, 1925, before moving up to SCOTUS.
  40. 1950 Saturday: Peter Frampton, future lead guitarist and vocalist with the British bands, the Herd and Humble Pie[iii], and later of a solo career lasting until today was born in Beckenham, Kent, England, on this date.
  41. 1951 Sunday: In Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK, Paul Carrack future vocalist/guitarist with Mike + the Mechanics[iv] is born.
  42. 1952 Tuesday: An atomic bomb test in Nevada became the first nuclear explosion shown on live network television as a B-50 Superfortress dropped a 31-kiloton bomb on the desert floor.
  43. 1954 Thursday: Live television coverage of the U.S. Senate’s Army-McCarthy hearings begins on this date.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu rages on and with the loss of Huguette 1, the People’s Army now is able to blanket the remnants of the airfield as well as the drop zones for reinforcements sent in by air drop.  Communist artillery is able to blanket much of the base, taking out supplies as well as causing havoc among the remaining supply vehicles.  A counterattack to re-seize Huguette 1 from the communists is planned for tomorrow.  New units are being formed using remnants of others.  This attack must succeed at all costs.[v]
  44. 1955 Friday: The U.S. Congress orders the inscription “In God We Trust” on all coins minted in the United States.
  45. 1959 Wednesday: The 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles left his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 26, 1953, until today.  His replacement, the 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter took his position.  He also served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until January 20, 1961.  
  46. 1967 Saturday: Randy Matson set a world record with a shot-put toss of 71 feet, and 5.5 inches at College Station, Texas.
  47. 1970 Wednesday: Millions of Americans concerned about the environment observed the first “Earth Day.”[vi]
  48. 1972 Saturday: In Struthers, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a TKO at the 2:38 minute mark of Round 5 in a scheduled 10-round bout over Canadian Bob Felstein.  With the win, Shavers record to 38-2.
  49. 1976 Thursday: Barbara Walters becomes the first female nightly news anchor on network television.
  50. 1979 Sunday: To keep Keith Richards out of a Canadian prison, the Rolling Stones[vii] perform a free concert in that nation.
  51. 1982 Thursday: In Traverse City, Michigan, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers wins a 10-round bout on points over fellow American boxer, Ali Haakim which puts his record to 65-10-1.
  52. 1983 Friday: The West German news magazine Stern announced the discovery of 60 volumes of personal diaries purportedly written by Adolf Hitler; however, the diaries turned out to be nothing more than a hoax.
  53. 1987 Wednesday: The American Physical Society said that the “Star Wars” missile system was ‘highly questionable’ and would require 10 years of research.
  54. 1989 Saturday: In the MLB, Nolan Ryan strikes out Ricky Henderson for his 5,000th strikeout.
  55. 1990 Sunday: After 39 months of captivity, Muslim extremists in Lebanon release American captive, Robert Polhill.
  56. 1992 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., a museum for the Holocaust opens to the public.  Elsewhere, in East Rutherford, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Tony “TNT” Tucker scores a TKO over his opponent, Jesus Contreras, at the 1:27-minute mark of Round 6 at a scheduled 10-round bout.  This put Tucker’s record to 44-1-1.
  57. 1993 Thursday: The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum was dedicated in Washington, D.C., to honor the victims of Nazi extermination.
  58. 1994 Friday: Four days after suffering a stroke, Richard M. Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, died in a New York hospital; he was 81-years old  Prior to becoming president, Nixon served as the nation’s 36th vice president from 1953-1961 under President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  Meanwhile, Michael “Double M” Moorer beats Evander Holyfield via a 12-round split decision to win the WBA and IBF heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  Holyfield’s record went to 30-2 with the stunning loss while “Double M’s” record went to 35-0.
  59. 1995 Saturday: George Foreman beats Axel Schultz in a 12 round split decision to win the vacant WBU heavyweight boxing title of the world and retained the IBF heavyweight title.  With this victory, Foreman improved his pro record to 74-4.  Conversely, Schultz’s record dropped to 21-2-1.
  60. 1997 Tuesday: The Peruvian government sent commandos into the Japanese ambassador’s residence to put an end to a 126-day hostage crisis; all 14 Tupac Amaru rebels lost their lives while all 72 hostages were rescued; however, one died later due to gunshot wounds.  
  61. 2003 Tuesday: The Third World wins yet again as the new International Criminal Court selects Argentine lawyer Luis Moreno Ocampo to become the first prosecutor of the new world court.  Instead of choosing American or Europeans to do the honors, they did into the bowels of the Third World to find left-wing individuals to do the dirty work.
  62. 2004 Thursday: On this tragic day, U.S. Army Ranger Pat Tillman, who’d traded in a multi-million-dollar NFL contract to serve in Afghanistan, was killed by friendly fire; he was 27.  Elsewhere, the U.N. Security Council- calling upon all 191 member nations to assist- orders an investigation into the corruption surrounding the “Oil for Food” program set up after the First Gulf War back in 1991.  The program allowed Saddam Hussein to sell oil to the rest of the world in exchange for food.
  63. 2005 Friday: In a federal court, terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui pleads guilty to terrorism charges.  The POS scumbag overslept and failed to show up when the four planes took off on September 11, 2001.  The so-called 20th hijacker will be in prison for years to come…or so we hope.
  64. 2006 Saturday: In Kharkov in the Ukraine, two homemade bombs detonate in two grocery stores injuring 14 people.   Meanwhile, a Taliban roadside bomb claims the lives of four Canadian soldiers. 
  65. 2007 Sunday: “Former Islamist” (NO one is ever a ‘former Islamist’) Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has given the ‘okay’ for the arrest of, detention of, and even the torture of Christian citizens within his country.  Could we see another Armenian Genocide brewing here?  Erdogan is little more than a big piece of festering pig crap and so wants to be a DICTATOR.   Someone needs to eliminate this guy.
  66. 2008 Tuesday: In the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Primary, candidate Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY, wins big, giving Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, a big smackdown.   Meanwhile, a federal grand jury in Las Vegas, Nevada, indicts an unidentified suspect on possession of ricin, a nerve agent.
  67. 2009 Wednesday: Japan reports its first trade deficit since 1981.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate Intel Committee announces that the Bush administration authorized the use of torture ahead of the capture of foreign jihadists on the battlefield.   The report also noted the calls for use of a specialized facility where ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ would be utilized such as ones learned by the U.S. military from its returned POWs from North Korea during the Korean War.  Wow.
  68. 2010 Thursday: The British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon rig that blew up two days prior begins to sink into the Gulf of Mexico; crude oil leaks into the surrounding waters at an alarming rate.   Authorities estimate at least 8,000 barrels of crude oil are going into the Gulf of Mexico every day as well as diesel fuel that the resulting explosion failed to consume.  Meanwhile, 11 people are still missing…
  69. 2011 Friday: After airstrikes destroy 30 – 40 per cent of Libya’s ground forces, U.S. Admiral Mike Mullen states the war is moving toward a stalemate.  Elsewhere, things go awry in the Gaza Strip when a mysterious blast at a factory- probably a bomb-making factory if you will- occurs sending three fortunate souls to meet with Allah sooner than expected and leaving another three wishing they could have gone with their buddies.  Exercise more caution, jihadis.
  70. 2012 Sunday: The U.S. military is faced with having to monitor its servicemen-and-women in Afghanistan after reports of opiate and other drug usage, as well as distribution, begin to arise.  Of course, this smacks of the Vietnam War Era when numerous service personnel were hooked on opiates or involved in their trafficking.   Meanwhile, naval forces from both Russia and the People’s Republic of China participate in joint exercises in the Yellow Sea.
  71. 2013 Monday: The News Corporation phone hacking scandal results in the company’s agreement to pay $139 million to American shareholders.  Elsewhere, the first performer at the Woodstock Music Festival of 1969, 5:07 to 7:00 P.M.—Richie Havens[viii]—died on this date in Jersey City, N.J. at age 72.  Elsewhere, fighting between Nigerian troops and Boko Haram human scum continues in Borno state.   Human rights activists are blasting the Nigerians, but local military authorities claim they are ‘inflating the numbers.’
  72. 2014 Tuesday:  An American, Meb Keflezighi, wins the men’s Boston Marathon, one year after two jihadist brothers from Chechnya bombed the race the previous year; an American last won the men’s race in 1983.  Elsewhere, a Russian court orders Alexei Navalny, an anti-Putin, pro-democracy Russian political activist, to pay the sum of 300,000 rubles to settle a libel suit made by a Putin stooge whom Navalny labeled a drug addict.
  73. 2015 Wednesday: Following a lengthy battle over abortion in the U.S. Senate passes by a unanimous vote a bill to combat human trafficking.  Elsewhere, following disputes between the European Union and Russian natural gas giant, Gazprom, the European Union threatens to launch an anti-trust suit against the company, a company that supplies natural gas to much of the European Continent.  How is this going to end?
  74. 2016 Friday: Mayor Boris Johnson of London is peeved with U.S. President Barack Obama.  The 44th president has this effect on people.  Regarding Brexit, Mayor BoJo, also a member of the British Cabinet, says of President Obama that he is both ‘hypocritical and inconsistent’ in putting in his two cents regarding the desire of the British people to undergo Brexit.  What right does the Bamster have telling another country- especially our oldest ally- to NOT do something.  
  75. 2017 Saturday: As the Trump transition continues, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy gets the axe and is sent packing.  For the time being, Deputy Surgeon General Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams will serve as the Acting Surgeon General.  Elsewhere, angry Venezuelans continue protesting against the regime of faux President Nicolas Maduro. 
  76. 2018 Sunday: A bus crash in northern North Korea kills at least 36 people, most of them Chinese tourists.  WTF is there to see in North Korea other than pain, misery, and suffering?   Meanwhile, Saudi warplanes kill 20-plus people at a wedding in northwestern Yemen.   Target: Houthi rebels so the wedding attendees most likely were terrorists.
  77. 2019 Monday: ‘Nobody’ Congressman Seth Moulton, DS-MA 6th congressional district says, ‘I am running for the Democratic Party’s 2020 Presidential nomination.’  Big deal.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration directs that ALL nations buying oil from Iran stop doing so by May 01 so that they can cripple the country economically and stop their march towards the development of nuclear weapons.  
  78. 2020 Wednesday: At the time of this publishing, the confirmed cases of the Chinese Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka COVID-19, aka Coronavirus, aka Wuhan Flu, aka the Kung Flu around the planet sit at 2,614,040 what with confirmed deaths at 182,004 but confirmed recoveries at 706,636.  In the United States, confirmed total number of cases is 840,625 what with 46,996 confirmed deaths and 76,864 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the s-hole country where this all began- the People’s Republic of China- the Chin continue claiming 83,868 confirmed cases and 4,636 confirmed deaths.  How interesting is that?  Western intelligence agencies have reported a greater number of deaths that dwarf anything the communist government claims is the truth.  Shame on them.
  79. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 144,025,288 confirmed cases, +1,013,182, 3,062,087  confirmed deaths, +15,938, and 82,570,488 confirmed recoveries, +590,604.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,039,261 confirmed cases, UP 160,965 from yesterday’s reporting, 574,418 confirmed deaths, UP 1,717, (figures for the U.S. are the same as yesterday’s) and 119,051,035 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[ix] 
  80. 2021 Thursday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 250,546 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.    
  81. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,725,196 confirmed cases, 61,170 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,191,038 confirmed cases, 34,696 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,885 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 392,013 confirmed cases, 5,466 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Mexico, the fictional home of “Breaking Bad”: they have 195,793 confirmed cases, 4,022 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  82. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,807 confirmed cases, 6,346 confirmed deaths, and 829,127 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Moldova, a former piece of the old Soviet Union: 247,391 cases of the virus, 5,643 confirmed deaths and 234,204 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    In other foreign Chi-Vi news, we learned today that FAKE Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines have been discovered in countries such as Mexico and Poland.
  83. 2021 Thursday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,815.90, DOWN 321.41 points (-0.94%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,818.41, DOWN 131.81 points (-0.94%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,134.98, DOWN 38.44 points (-0.92%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.78 per barrel, +0.35 (+0.57%).  The price of GOLD is $1,784.20 per troy oz., +2.30 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $26.18 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,206.50 per troy oz, -2.00 (-0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.27 per pound, -0.01 (-0.19%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,828.60 per troy oz, -47.13 (-1.64%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,200.00 per troy oz., -300.00 (-1.02%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000019.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Iraqi Dinar, one greenback equals 1,460.00 and in Jamaican dollar, a buck equals 150.04.[xv]   In other business news, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘small business owners cannot find enough employees.’
  84. 2021 Thursday 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 $3.979 per gallon, $2.808 in Florida, $3.758 in Hawaii, and $3.397 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Maryland: $2.772.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,201,534,976,782 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.
  85. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– a new report hit the news cycle today suggesting that Health and Human Services, an agency headed by Secretary Xavier Becerra, a man who never met an illegal alien he did not want to protect or a baby to abort, is paying travel expenses for (NAMBLA) and other groups to come pick up illegal alien brats and then take them elsewhere in the country.  Shady foster care services are making BIG BUCKS right now caring for illegal alien minors.  Meanwhile, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, RINO, calls Joe Biden on the spot demanding that the feeble old coot declare a “CRISIS” along the southern border.  Speaking of calling a ‘crisis’ a ‘crisis,’ Politico has forbidden its employees from labeling the southern border crisis a ‘crisis.’  Sad.  (Note- Congressman Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden won’t visit the border, so he won’t be forced into acknowledging we have a BORDER CRISIS.’   In other border news, Congresswoman Lisa McClain, R-MI 10th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is aiding the Mexican drug cartels by taking the illegal alien kids and distributing them across the country.’  Can we stop doing this, Joe?   Congressman Darrell Issa, R-CA 50th congressional district, points out that resistance in Arizona to mass illegal alien invasion shows there are problems in the White House.
  86. 2021 Thursday G: Earth Day Climate Communism News– Conservative commentators with the balls to call out Joe Biden point out that his so-called ‘climate summit’ is little more than a gift to the Chi-Coms who will agree to anything and then forge ahead with their plans.  Who can blame them?  Since it’s ‘Earth Day,’ Joe Biden rolls out sweeping new climate goals that are little more than open doorways for communism to consume both the country and the world.  Thanks, Joe.   Speaking of our drooling commander-in-chief, Climate Change protesters pushed pink wheelbarrows full of steer manure through the streets of Washington, D.C. and dumped them out in front of the White House.  They claim Old Joe is full of s**t.  Wow.  Meanwhile, it’s another Earth Day so it’s another opportunity for angry teenager Greta Thunberg to lambaste the world’s politicians once again.  Young lady, why don’t you row your boat to Beijing and tell comrade Xi Jinping how HE is responsible for f**king up the world?  You might find yourself vacationing in Xinjiang Province.   
  87. 2021 Thursday H: Joe Biden News I– In an interesting turn of events, Joe Biden is expected to call the ‘Armenian Genocide’ the ‘Armenian Genocide.’  This is going to drive the Turks berserk.  F**k them.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden is talking about raising the capital gains tax to 39.6-to-43.3-percent which collapsed the stock markets today (see Thursday 2021 D) and will kill all further business development and progress.  Thanks, Joe, thanks.  Next, “Kooky Kamala” Harris is set to speak with Guatemalan officials on Monday, seeking ways to ‘fix’ the ongoing illegal alien crisis.
  88. 2021 Thursday I: Political News I– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says he ‘won’t budge on the Senate filibuster.’  Next, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, is going to visit Iowa on June 29, 2021, to help fellow GOP politicians in election bids.  Some believe this is testing the waters for a run in 2024, something with which, we don’t concur.  Moving on, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill that would make Washington, D.C., a state, something the U.S. Constitution expressly forbids.  It moves onto the U.S. Senate.
  89. 2021 Thursday J: Crime And Punishment News– Governor J. Kevin Stitt, R-OK, signed a pair of bills into law today that protect motorists from ‘protesters.’  Not long after he did that, there was an INSURRECTION in the State House in which, a bunch of BLM supporters stormed the building and had to be tossed out on their butts by security.  Excellent.   Next, the POS Islamist from Syria[xviii], let in on the refugee program under President Barack Hussein Obama who shot up the King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado, is being charged with having a high-capacity magazine.  Say it ain’t so!  Next, Columbus, Ohio, following the death of a 16-year-old Ma’ Khia Bryant was shot dead by a police officer yesterday as she was in the act of stabbing another young girl, protests and riots are occurring in the city, especially after troglodyte LeBron “Fecal Matter” James poured gasoline all over the fire yesterday with a threatening tweet against the officer involved in the action.  Look, when you are threatening someone with an 8-eight-inch blade and you are overheard saying, “I’M GOING TO STAB THE F**K OUT OF YOU, BITCH,” was the officer supposed to stand aside and watch the deed done?  Enough with this bulls**t.  Moving on, Tucker Carlson reported tonight on his Fox News Channel program that SEXUAL ASSAULTS in New York City this past couple of months are UP by…get this…322-percent.  Gee whiz.  WTF is Mayor Bill “The Blank” Di Blasio doing to halt this horrendous sexual crime wave?  Nothing.  Finally, the POS Bangladeshi that tried to carry out a suicide bombing in the Times Square subway station received a life term in federal prison today.   
  90. 2021 Thursday K: Supreme Court News– On a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court rejects limits imposed on life sentences for juveniles.  This led to Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor slamming her fellow justices- but Brett Kavanaugh in particular- noting that the newer justices are willing to overturn precedent extremely easy.   Speaking of liberals, Democrats are demanding (don’t they always) that Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett recuse herself from a donor privacy case.  C’mon, Dems NEVER recuse themselves from anything.   Speaking of the nation’s high court, GOP senators are speaking out against the Democratic Party’s twisted scheme of packing the court.[xix]
  91. 2021 Thursday L: Miscellaneous News– The Department of Homeland Security reveals yet another cybersecurity hack into U.S. systems, blaming the Russkies when everyone knows it’s the Chi-Coms doing the evil deeds.  Next, the U.S. Senate passes a bill making it a crime to practice Asian Hate.  Folks, the Dems must tell the BLACK DEMOCRATS to stop attacking the ASIAN DEMOCRATS.  Everyone knows what has been going on, black Americans assaulting Asian Americans and for what?  Did the Dems mobilize their shock troops to commit these heinous acts?  We think so.  Next, former aide to former Governor Chris “Krispy Kreme” Christie, Bridget Kelly, says the ‘big oaf is unfit to ever become president.’  He engineered ‘Bridgegate,’ and Ms. Kelly underwent two criminal trials, was facing prison until the Supreme Court tossed this bogus case.   Elsewhere, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, is scheduled to give the rebuttal to Joe Biden’s upcoming ‘address’ to a joint session of Congress. 
  92. 2021 Thursday M: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Late last night, the so-called ‘religion of peace’ (you know of whom we speak) carried out a suicide car-bombing outside a luxury hotel in Quetta, Pakistan.  The resulting explosion killed four and wounded at least 11.  Supposedly, the Chi-Com ambassador was on site, so no one knows for sure whether he was the target, or it was just another day at the office for the jihadists.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, is putting forth a bill designed to crack down on People’s Republic of China infiltrating our institutions of higher learning.  Good.  Next, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, slams the enfeebled Joe Biden over his crackpot plans for rejoining with the Iranians in the deeply flawed JCPOA.   Moving on, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador suggests the U.S. could give eventual U.S. citizenship for illegal aliens willing to plant trees.  How about they plant them in YOUR country?).
  93. 2021 Thursday N: Foreign News / Overseas News II– A new report suggests that the Russians are suspected of launching directed energy attacks on U.S. military personnel.  Okay, uh, when claims of Vladimir Putin placing bounties atop the heads of U.S. soldiers led to demands that President Donald J. Trump go to war with the Russkies, how come the very same voices aren’t demanding that Joe Biden go to war?  Speaking of the Russians, it appears they have blinked and have pulled their forces back from the eastern border of Ukraine.  Wow.  Joe scared them.  In other ‘foreign news,’ a team of scientists are urging Congress to release more information on UFOs after one incident comes to light in which, a UFO going along at 120 miles per hour over Puerto Rico suddenly splits in two and heads off in different directions.  Folks, we have a problem on this planet.  What are we going to do about it?  (Note- this incident occurred back in 2013 so why are we just hearing about it now?)  Finally, at the upcoming meeting of House Republicans, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that President Donald J. Trump WON’T be addressing the group.
  94. 2022 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 508,616,252 confirmed cases, +974,756, 6,240,448 confirmed deaths, +5,090 and 460,943,098 confirmed recoveries, +1,056,239. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,628,089 confirmed cases, UP 75,317 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,018,154 confirmed deaths, UP 571,[xx] and 80,402,401 confirmed recoveries, UP to 57,979.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxi]
  95. 2022 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 568,861 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 204,106 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 457 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.          
  96. 2022 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: 9,191,546 confirmed cases, 90,145 confirmed deaths, and 8,939,283 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,943,165 confirmed cases, 73,822 confirmed deaths, and 5,808,378 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 245,035 confirmed cases, 1,407 confirmed deaths, and 238,184 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,483,332 confirmed cases, 12,657 confirmed deaths, and 1,440,717 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., U.S. Virgin Islands: they have 16,091 confirmed cases, 111 confirmed deaths, and 15,736 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]   
  97. 2022 Friday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,047,693 confirmed cases, 10,658 confirmed deaths, and 4,009,152 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Macao, 220th place on the list: 82 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 82 confirmed recoveries.[xxiii]                         
  98. 2022 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,811.40, DOWN 981.36 points (-2.82%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,839.29 DOWN 335.56 points (-2.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,271.78, DOWN 121.88 points (-2.77%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $101.75 per barrel, -2.04 (-1.97%).  The price of GOLD is $1,932.50 per troy oz., -15.70 (-0.81%) while the price of SILVER is $24.19 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.75%).  The price of PLATINUM is $923.00 per troy oz, -44.80 (-4.63%) while the price of COPPER is $4.58 per pound, -0.12 (-2.56%).[xxiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,374.82 per troy oz., -47.07 (-1.94%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,650.00 per troy oz., -100.00 (-0.53%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,244.00 per USD/T, -54.00 (-1.64%). The price of ZINC is $4,388.00 per USD/T., -62.00 (-1.39%).   The price of COCOA is $2,506.00 per USD/T, -34.00 (-1.34%).  The price of COFFEE is $226.00 per USD/T, -2.15 (-0.94%).  The price of CORN is $791.75 per USD/T, -7.50 (-0.94%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,002.60 USD 1,000 board feet -22.40 (-2.19%).[xxv]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.50 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.93 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.22, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 74.88 of theirs.    In Netherlands Antilles Guilder, one greenback equals 1.80 and in New Israeli Shekel, a buck equals 3.27 and in New Zealand Dollar, one dollar equals 1.50 of theirs.[xxvi]       
  99. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.685 per gallon, $4.110 in Florida, $5.240 in Hawaii, and $4.685 in Washington state.[xxvii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Maryland- $4.047.  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 24th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Russia: $2.421 per U.S. Gallon.[xxviii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,402,029,192,644 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after United Arab Emirates the next largest holder of U.S. debt is ALL OTHERS.  These nations holds $215,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  100. 2022 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Moscow now says that they are going to conquer all of eastern Ukraine as well as southern Ukraine so they can then focus on intimidating Moldova into submission.   Meanwhile, a new report informs the world that Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites fought off a Russian jamming attack over Ukraine the other day.   Satellite images are showing mass graves surrounding Mariupol in eastern Ukraine holding as many as 9,000 or more corpses.  Whether they are Ukrainian civilians or slain Russians is unclear; however, the defenders within the city continue to put up a defense which is driving the Russians and their mercenaries insane.
  101. 2022 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– The families of the lost sailors who went down with the Moskva when it was sunk by Ukrainian forces last week are demanding answers from Vladimir Putin and his military regime.  They want to know WHY their sons and daughters went down with the ship in an unnecessary war.   Things are growing much more tense in Russia as the FSB is scooping up critics of the Russo-Ukrainian War such as opposition activist, Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr.  A criminal case has been opened against him and he could soon be staying with Alexei Navalny in the Siberian slammer.   Speculation abounds about Russian President Vladimir Putin as a recent series of photos shows him speaking with his defense minister. His right foot is tapping feverishly, he grips the table with one hand, his face, hands, and neck are bloated, and he looks worse than Adolf Hitler did in 1945.  Regarding Hitler, his personal doctor, Dr. Theodor Morell was injecting the Fuhrer with 75 different drugs per day including methamphetamine so what is Putin’s excuse?  The Joe Biden ‘disease,’ i.e., advance senility?
  102. 2022 Friday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the border disaster for the past 385 days and it’s been 299 days since she arrived on scene to do her job.  What a tragedy.  The cost of caring for the Biden-Harris illegals since January 01, 2022, is $713,581,700.  The cost of caring for the illegals since the two took their oaths to defend the Constitution of the United States and the American people is $42,459,387,443.  The number of illegals who have crossed the border since the year began is a shocking 1,139,758.  Next, the conservative low estimate of illegals in the country is a shockingly low 46,571,415.  We suspect the number to be closer to 85-to-125 million illegal aliens which is a travesty no sane country can withstand. Next, a Texas National Guard member was swept away attempting to rescue struggling illegals drowning in the Rio Grande River.  The search continues for the unfortunate guardsman.  (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).
  103. 2022 Friday I: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Bowing to pressure, Pope Francis calls off a meeting he had scheduled with a Russian patriarch due to the Russian being an ardent supporter of President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine.   Meanwhile, another Russian, Olympic swimmer Evgeny Rylov has been given a nine-month suspension in international swimming events because the POS attended a pro-Vladimir Putin rally.  Next, Austria turns off the Russian oil spigot.  Meanwhile, the European Union is begging its citizens to voluntarily reduce energy usage so as to slash the dependence on Russian oil.
  104. 2022 Friday J: Foreign News-Overseas News II– British Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson is no slacker, and he says that ‘next week, the Brits will be reopening their embassy in Kyiv.’  Wow.  Where the hell is Joe Biden?  (Note- Joe is worried more about trannys and their rights than he is in promoting and defending the United States).   Elsewhere, after back-to-attack attacks on U.S. troops, diplomats from Iraq and Iran to meet. However, President Volodymyr Zelensky says the ‘U.S. most definitely will be reopening their embassy very soon.’  Next, after the Ukrainian postal service debuts a new anti-Russian postage stamp online, a cyberattack shuts them down.
  105. 2022 Friday K: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $48.15 (2) AstraZeneca: $65.86 (3) Novavax: $46.65 (4) Merck & Company: $84.59 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $181.54  (6) BioNTech: $145.07 (7) Moderna: $140.34.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Pfizer: $53.13 (2) AstraZeneca: $69.05 (3) Novavax: $58.55 (4) Merck & Company: $86.91 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $179.89  (6) BioNTech: $175.29 (7) Moderna: $165.49.
  106. 2022 Friday L: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $100.52 (2) Boeing: $176.92 (3) General Dynamics: $238.79 (4) Lockheed Martin: $445.79 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $447.40.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Raytheon: $104.27 (2) Boeing: $181.94 (3) General Dynamics: $243.74 (4) Lockheed Martin: $467.66 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $467.20.
  107. 2022 Friday M: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $26.15 (2) DuPont: $67.29 (3) 3M: $149.17 (4) Honeywell: $190.63  (5) Teijen: $1,374.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.18 (2) DuPont: $68.78 (3) 3M: $147.36 (4) Honeywell: $195.19  (5) Teijen: $1,324.00.
  108. 2022 Friday N: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $21.79 (2) Beyond Meat: $37.60  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $69.33.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $28.48 (2) Beyond Meat: $43.01  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $67.88.
  109. 2022 Friday O: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $156.86 (2) Lowe’s: $197.06 (3) Home Depot: $300.11 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $571.70 (5) Amazon: $2,887.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Wal-Mart: $157.05 (2) Lowe’s: $201.28 (3) Home Depot: $304.67 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $590.39 (5) Amazon: $3,034.13.
  110. 2022 Friday P: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– A new Gallup poll says that Joe Biden’s popularity rating is the second lowest in presidential history.  While we suggest that Barack Hussein Obama’s was worst, we know that President Richard M. Nixon rates the lowest.  In other devastating news to the so-called ‘Catholic president,’ Catholic League President William Anthony Donahue is slamming President Biden over his embrace of ‘transgender mania.’  Yikes, Joe.  How much worse can it get for you?
  111. 2022 Friday Q: Joe Biden Regime News I– Despite a growing rebellion among Democrats and red state governors going for broke to end the border invasion, the Biden regime says that it’s still going to end Title 42 on May 23, 2022,  whether they like it or they don’t.  Wow.  Meanwhile, struggling Joe Biden arrived on the West Coast today to do some fundraising and not to discuss defending our borders.  In Portland, Oregon, Joe Biden gave a rambling, stumbling speech to a tiny crowd and in his remarks, said that ‘Americans should stop feeling sorry for themselves’ regarding inflation and unaffordable prices.  Then in Seattle, he talked about climate change before ambling off into the hands of his handlers.  Where was the Easter bunny?  To cap things off, Joe grasped the lectern, leaned forward to the almost nonexistent crowd, begin whispering, then mumbling, and finally stuttering and stammering about how the GOP has become the MAGA party.  (Note- look for Joe to outlaw the Republican Party ahead of the 2022 Mid-Term Elections).
  112. 2022 Friday R: Joe Biden Regime News II– In Washington, D.C., today, another busload of Joe Biden’s illegal aliens arrived in the nation’s capital.  Dump ‘em on the White House lawn.  They should not need ID there anymore than they need ID along the U.S.-Mexico border.   Next, after the BIG SCARE at the U.S. Capitol yesterday, the FAA says it failed to inform the Capitol Hill Police Department of the parachute jump into Washington Nationals Stadium.  As you recall, a parachutist caused mass panic at the Capitol.  Was it the return of the INSURRECTIONISTS?  Oh, God, say it ain’t so.
  113. 2022 Friday S: Political News I– Democrats do what Democrats do best: use the system to topple their foes.  Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th district, appeared in administrative court in Atlanta, Georgia, today where her Democrat opponents are trying to remove her from the primary ballot because (1) they hate her and (2) they know they can’t beat her.  He enemies are attempting to tie her to the false flag operation authorized by U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi.  Charged with no crime, the Dems still seek to remove her from the ballot.  Her attorney informed the hearing that all she did was to exercise her First Amendment rights.  The congresswoman says that all she was doing was asking people to come and to attend a peaceful march.
  114. 2022 Friday T: Political News II– Randi Weingarten- well-known socialist head of the American Federation of Teachers says that ‘parental rights laws in education are the way in which wars are started.’  Wow.  We suspect Ms. Weingarten may be going the way of Jimmy Hoffa soon.  Know when you’ve reached the apex of your career and then bow out gracefully; otherwise, you could end up in a landfill in the Garden State.
  115. 2022 Friday U: Political News III– In dire news for U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, RINO-CA 23rd district, Rep. “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney released audio from around January 06, 2022, in which, ‘Lyin’ Liz’ prompted Leader McCarthy to say that he was going to suggest to President Donald J. Trump that ‘IF impeached again, he should resign.’  This first came up yesterday and Rep. McCarthy denied ever saying it; however, today, ‘Lyin’ Liz’ Cheney got even with the California congressman by releasing the audio damning him as the anti-Trump RINO POS that he is.  Republicans in the Golden State’s 23rd district tell us they will be voting for Republican Jay Obernolte in June’s primary.  Dick Morris told Grant Stinchfield on Newsmax that ‘McCarthy will probably have to go,’ that ‘Trump will most likely push him out,’ and that the ‘only way McCarthy could survive is that he looks better in comparison than Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, RINO-KY.[xxx]
  116. 2022 Friday V: Political News IV– Former President Barack Hussein Obama once again has to add his two bits to the conversation.  He says that Meta-Facebook and Twitter are private companies and don’t have to practice freedom of speech.  Wow.  Next, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th district, shedding tears while speaking about the trauma she claims to have suffered on January 06, 2021- remember, she was in another building several blocks away from the Capitol- says, ‘this is no joke- they’re coming back.’  Well, this time we hope the ‘insurrectionists find YOU.’ Moving on, Rep. James Comer, R-KY 1st district, says that Twitter ‘must release data on Hunter Biden’s activities and his laptop.’
  117. 2022 Friday W: Political News V– Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st district, says, ‘it’s not right for the Dems trying to force fellow GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th district, off the primary ballot.  In other news, former ambassador to Germany and to the United Nations Ric Grenell says that ‘the Dems, Joe Biden, and ‘Merkelism’ in Germany’ set the war in Ukraine in motion.
  118. 2022 Friday X: Political News VI– Greg Kelly on Newsmax played an audio clip of former Governor John Kasich, RINO-OH, and former ‘2016 presidential primary candidate’ said on his radio show, Kasich and Klepper, that following losing the nomination to businessman Donald J. Trump, he broke down and started blubbering like the crybaby he is.
  119. 2022 Friday Y: Lawsuit and Legal News– The punk who started an altercation with heavyweight boxing champion “Iron Mike” Tyson on an airliner the other day has lawyered up while “Iron Mike’s” legal representatives say the putz was bothering him throughout the flight and then finally threw a water bottle at the famous fighter.  This led Mr. Tyson to turn around and punch the dimwit into early senility.  It’s a cut-and-dry case for Mr. Tyson.  Lock the punk up for instigating a fight he was never going to win.   Meanwhile, Tennessee has passed a new law that will force drunk drivers- guilty of killing a parent while driving while intoxicated- to pay support to the kids of the parents they kill.  This is absolutely amazing.  Good for you!
  120. 2022 Friday Z: Big Tech News– Netflix, reeling from a precipitous drop in stock value through the loss of hundreds of thousands of subscribers said today they will curtail spending in an effort to woo young people back to their crumbling site.  We suspect they will go the way of the ‘video store,’ relegated to the dustbin of history.  Meanwhile, Florida passed the law stripping Disney of its special governing and taxation privileges which led to a precipitous fall in their stock prices.  All Disney has to do is to just shut the hell up.  Be neutral and tell your employees to be neutral, too, while on the job.  Outside of work, if you want to prance around in pink tutus defending ‘transgender rights,’ go for it but stop with supporting the indoctrination of kids ages kindergarten to Third Grade.  Enough is flipping enough, already.  Now, your employer owes billions of dollars in taxes which means some of you are going to get the ax.
  121. 2022 Friday AA: Big Tech News II– New data shows that BIG TECH censored stories critical of Joe Biden 600-plus times over a two-year-cycle.  Why would anyone be surprised?  We know they did everything imaginable to cover up the truth of Hunter Biden’s laptop story which would have swayed the election for sure.  (We still believe that President Donald J. Trump won the 2020 Presidential Election by amazing numbers).
  122. 2022 Friday BB: New York State News– Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner resigned today following video of the arrest of an eight-year-old shoplifter.  Passersby attempted to interfere with the police officers and once again the media is in a stage of outrage screaming and yelling racism.  If a family member would discipline the brat at home, he would not be out shoplifting but no, they permit the kid to run amok and then when he’s caught, the media and their left-wing allies turn it into yet another reason for social unrest across the nation.  Put the kid in with the Cho-Mos.  He won’t shoplift again.
  123. 2022 Friday CC: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1757 what with a $22 million jackpot on the line: 07, 28, 29, 58, 59, and Mega 10.  Out of 51,626 winning tickets, the highest winners were 27 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $513 apiece.

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The next archival release Rick Danko’s record company put out is “Live at the Iron Hose, Northampton 1995 with Blondie Chapin and Ed Kaercher.”  This album came out on June 07, 2011, as have his other releases but unlike his ‘solo’ efforts, he has the phenomenal Blondie Chapin (guitars/vocals of Beach Boys fame among others) and Ed Kaercher (guitars, vocals) with which to give it a more electrified sound.  There are 20 tunes, many of which have been culled from the Band’s catalog and which are a joy to hear.  Sadly, they should have been able to have slipped in “Sail On Sailor,” one of the all-time great 1970s Beach Boys albums performed by Blondie Chapin.  We hope you will seek this one out as Danko- troubled star that he was- could deliver the musical goods with the emotional voice denoting fragility, yet strength at the same time.  Great music on a great album by one of the all-time greats- check it out now.  Enjoy.

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

[ii] We presented the music of Quicksilver Messenger Service on two unique occasions.  The first commenced on Friday, 25-March-2011 through Monday, 04-April-2011.  The second cycle with newer albums began on Tuesday, 20-August-2013 through Monday, 02-September-2013.  We hope you will check the albums out by visiting whatever site you do for nothing but the absolute best in rock music.

[iii] We promoted the music of a group of interconnected venerable British rock bands 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.

[iv] 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.

[v] Martin Windrow’s superb book, “The Last Valley,” Da Capo Press 2006 as well as Time-Life Books excellent series on the Vietnam War serve as the main sources for this historic battle.

[vi] Alas, if only that indoctrinated moron Greta Thunberg was alive back then!  She would have been the center of attention.

[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. 

[viii] We look forward to promoting the music of Edwin Starr one day along with Richie Havens and other famed soul (and folk) singers like Richie Havens.

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

[x] See previous.

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

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

[xviii] The shooter is Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, the 21-year-old shooter who killed 10 people back on March 22, 2021.

[xix] It’s important to note that the Dems have a secondary plan with which to achieve the rulings they seek and that is the constant threat of packing the court.  In so doing, it forces the court to yield more Democrat-friendly rulings, so the Dems WON’T pack the court.  NO one can ever trust the flipping Democrats.

[xx] 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)

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

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

[xxiii] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxx] Many of us believe that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene or Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, would make phenomenal House speakers should either one seek the job.  Grant Stinchfield would like to see Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st district, as would Dick Morris.  Yes, Mr. Scalise would be amazing, too.

94. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 04, 2022

79. 2021 Sunday E: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- After more than two months in office, doddering old slobbering old Joe Biden finally picks up the phone and calls (his partner in crime) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Good for you, Joe, good for you, Joe.

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94. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 04, 2022:

President William Henry Harrison; Vice President John Tyler; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean; U.S. Attorneys General George Henry Williams, Charles Devens, Benjamin H. Brewster, and James P. McGranery; Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., the Allman Brothers Band featuring Berry Oakley, Dire Straits featuring Pete Withers, Muddy Waters, the Steve Miller Band featuring Steve Miller, and Thin Lizzy featuring Gary Moore:

  1. 896 Wednesday: After 4 years and 181 days as the 111th Roman Catholic Pope, Formosus time as the Vicar of Christ ends. 
  2. 1058 Sunday: Antipope Benedict X- the 154.1st Roman Catholic pontiff- assumes his position as the Lord’s representative here on Earth as well as in opposition to Pope Nicholas II.  He would serve from today until January 24, 1059.
  3. 1081 Monday: Alexius I Comnenus occupies Byzantine throne.
  4. 1541 Friday: Ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-general of Jesuits.
  5. 1581 Saturday: Sir Francis Drake completes circumnavigating the globe.
  6. 1812 Saturday: The territory of Orleans became the 18th U.S. state received the name Louisiana.
  7. 1814 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte abdicates for the first time in favor of his son.
  8. 1818 Saturday: Congress decided that the flag of the United States would consist of 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars, with a new star added for every new state of the Union.
  9. 1820 Tuesday: In Charlestown, Massachusetts, future 35th U.S. Attorney General Charles Devens is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Rutherford, B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, to March 04,1881.
  10. 1841 Sunday: President William Henry Harrison succumbed to pneumonia one month after his inaugural, becoming the first U.S. chief executive to die in office.   He died in Washington, D.C., at age 68.  The nation’s 9th Vice President John Tyler stepped up and became the nation’s 10th president.  
  11. 1850 Thursday:  The city of Los Angeles underwent incorporation on this date.
  12. 1859 Monday: Bryant’s Minstrels at Mechanics’ Hall in New York performed “Dixie” publicly for the first time.
  13. 1861 Thursday: In Cincinnati, Ohio, the 21st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean died.  A Democratic-Republican, he was nominated by Andrew Jackson to succeed Robert Trimble. He served from March 07, 1829, to April 04, 1861.
  14. 1862 Friday: During the Civil War, the North launches the Peninsular Campaign with the design of capturing the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia.
  15. 1865 Tuesday: The army of Confederate General Robert E. Lee arrives at the Appomattox Courthouse in preparation for its surrender.
  16. 1887 Monday: In Argonia, Kansas, the citizens elect the first female mayor in the United States, Susanna Medora Salter.
  17. 1888 Wednesday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the 37th U.S. Attorney General Benjamin H. Brewster is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Chester A. Arthur from December 16,1881 to March 04, 1885.
  18. 1896 Saturday: The announcement of the discovery of “GOLD” in the Yukon in the Alaskan Territory creates a gold rush.
  19. 1902 Friday: British financier Cecil Rhodes left $10 million in his will that would provide scholarships for Americans to Oxford University in England. 
  20. 1905 Tuesday: An earthquake hits Kangra, India, killing 370,000 people.
  21. 1910 Monday: In Portland, Oregon, the 32nd U.S. Attorney General John Henry Williams died at age 87.  First a Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from December 14, 1871, to April 25,1875.
  22. 1913 Friday: Famed black bluesman, Muddy Waters[i], was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, on this date.
  23. 1915 Sunday: During World War I, Czarist forces continue trying to fight through the Carpathian Mountains and some of them are able to capture some outlying towns.  Still, the Kaiser cannot permit his main ally- and the reason for having gone to the war in the first place because of the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie- to be knocked out of the war as it would leave Imperial Germany open to invasion from the south.  On the Southeastern Front- Russian forces are driving into Armenia in the hopes of liberating their fellow Christians from a repressive Ottoman Empire (as well as to add additional territory to their domain).
  24. 1916 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate agrees by a vote of 82-6 to join the side of the Allies in World War I.  Meanwhile, on the Western Front, all eyes are fixed on Verdun.  The death toll is horrendous for both the German attackers and the French defenders.  The loss of life in this terrible battle would cause some French units to refuse to fight.  Elsewhere, on the Southeastern Front where the Russians are fighting a series of battles from the Carpathian Mountains to Armenia, the Czar makes a change in command- General Aleksei Brusilov in place of General Nicolay Iudovich Ivanov.  Soon, General Brusilov would design the so-called “Brusilov Offensive” that would almost knock the Central Powers to their knees.
  25. 1917 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate voted 90-6 to enter World War I on the Allied side.  This would drive the Germans to launch a major offensive all across the Western Front in the hopes of pulverizing both the British and French forces before any American help can arrive.   Still, the ravages of hunger and in some places, starvation, is threatening all sides as the farmlands every nation depended upon for food have become battlefields.  The German U-Boats are trying to starve Britain while British warships continue trying to keep the Central Powers unable to import any outside foodstuffs.  Civilians are becoming desperate everywhere.
  26. 1918 Thursday: The Germans are launching all-out assaults on the Western Front along the Somme and Avre Rivers, the goal once again to knock the Allies out before all is lost.  The Imperial German forces have been able to bring most of their troops from Eastern Europe for one last push although they have to make sure the Russians stick to the agreement, they hammered out with Berlin in exchange for not having substantial portions of their western territories like the Ukraine kept as war booty.
  27. 1919 Friday: Allied troops continue fighting with White Russian forces to subdue the cancer of communism that is engulfing Russia, Eastern Europe, and even popping up in parts of eastern Germany where the authorities have their hands full.  The Germans are in dire straits, being blamed for the entire war when they were not the ones who started it; no, they came to the aid of their Austro-Hungarian allies and the rest is history as they say.
  28. 1932 Monday: After five years of research, Professor C.G. King of the University of Pittsburgh, isolated vitamin C.
  29. 1933 Tuesday: The Navy airship USS Akron crashed in severe weather off the New Jersey coastline with the loss of 73 lives.
  30. 1938 Monday: In Chicago, Illinois, Joe Louis knocks out Harry Thomas in 5 to retain the NBA heavyweight boxing title.  In doing so, Louis’ record improved to 35-1.
  31. 1940 Thursday: Acting on intelligence, French law enforcement scoops up almost 40 communists attempting to reform the outlawed communist party.  Most of them would get five years in prison while others would be let go.  Tensions are growing and with threat of a HOT WAR only weeks away, the French want to eliminate internal problems.
  32. 1941 Friday: The Afrika Korps conquers the Fascist Italian, North African port of Benghazi, Libya, driving the British into headlong retreat.  German and Italian motorized columns roll through the streets and jubilant civilians celebrate their arrival.   Elsewhere, as Germans move towards Yugoslavia, Adolf Hitler also approves a plan for the Nazis to aid their fumbling Italian allies and knock Greece out of the fight.
  33. 1942 Saturday: The Luftwaffe launches a major attack on the Soviet naval base at Kronstadt.  Although the German warplanes inflicted damage on 13 vessels, they were unable to sink any of the fleet.
  34. 1944 Tuesday: French General Charles de Gaulle forms a new government with communists among it, preparing to return to Paris when the Allies land on the Continent.  On the Eastern Front, the Germans are launching localized counterattacks with the Fourth Panzer Army which capture the western Ukrainian city of Kovel and throw back the Soviet defenders.
  35. 1945 Wednesday: The Red Army liberates Hungary from the Nazis.  Meanwhile, U.S. forces liberated the Nazi death camp Ohrdruf in Germany.  All roads lead to Berlin right now as the Allies continue forging ahead, wiping out resistance wherever they find it.
  36. 1948 Sunday: Future bassist of the Allman Brothers Band[ii], Berry Oakley was born in Chicago, Illinois.  Meanwhile, future drummer of the British rock band, Dire Straits[iii]—Pete Withers—was born on this date in Leicester, England.  
  37. 1949 Monday: Twelve nations, including the United States, signed the North Atlantic Treaty in Washington, D.C.
  38. 1952 Friday: In Belfast, Northern Ireland, future member of Thin Lizzy[iv]– Gary Moore- is born.  He would perform with the famed rock band on guitars/vocals from 1974 to 1977 and again from 1978-1979.  Elsewhere, the 61st U.S. Attorney General James P. McGranery assumed his office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from April 04, 1952, to January 20, 1953.
  39. 1954 Sunday: Fighting continues around Dien Bien Phu as heavy artillery bombardments continue to fall on French positions on the Huguettes and the Elianes.  The communists have been throwing one human wave after another against the French positions, but they won’t submit to the Viet Minh thugs.  The fight drags on.[v]
  40. 1955 Monday: British government signs military treaty with Iraq.  They want the oil.
  41. 1958 Friday: At Aldermaston, England, the first march against nuclear weapons takes place.
  42. 1960 Monday: Senegal declares its independence from France.  After having sacrificed their troops in French Indochina and especially at Dien Bien Phu, it’s time to sever ties and stand on their own two feet- free of French hegemony. 
  43. 1967 Tuesday: The U.S. lost its 500th plane over Vietnam and there are still another six years or so ago.
  44. 1968 Thursday: As he stood on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, assassin, James Earl Ray, shot and killed civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr., 39.  Ray later pleaded guilty to assassinating the Reverend King and then spent the rest of his life claiming that he was the victim of a “setup.”
  45. 1969 Friday: Dr. Denton Cooley receives the first temporary artificial heart.
  46. 1972 Tuesday: The first electric power plant operated entirely by garbage begins operation.
  47. 1973 Wednesday: The original World Trade Center twin towers opened in New York City on this date.  At the time of its opening, they were the tallest buildings in the world.
  48. 1974 Thursday: Hank Aaron ties Babe Ruth’s record by hitting his 714th home run.
  49. 1975 Friday: Famed rock guitarist Steve Miller[vi] undergoes arrest for burning his girlfriend’s clothing.  Elsewhere, more than 130 people, most of them children, died when an Air Force transport plane evacuating Vietnamese orphans crash-landed shortly after takeoff from Saigon.  Finally, Bill Gates and Paul Allen form the partnership, Microsoft.
  50. 1981 Saturday: Henry Cisneros becomes the first Mexican American mayor of a large U.S. city, San Antonio, Texas.
  51. 1986 Friday: Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 213th point of season.
  52. 1987 Saturday: The Dow Jones Industrial Index went up 69.89 points, ending at record 2,390.34 points on this date.
  53. 1988 Monday: The state government of Arizona voted Governor Evan Meacham out of office because a court convicted him of diverting state funds to his auto business as well as trying to impede an investigation into a death threat to a grand jury witness on this date.
  54. 1991 Thursday: Above an elementary school in Merion, Pennsylvania, a plane carrying Senator John Heinz of Pennsylvania and six others die when it collides with a helicopter.
  55. 2002 Thursday: The Angolan civil war- a conflict that began back in 1975 with independence- has finally ended or so the victors in the war-ravaged Southwest African nation and former Portuguese colony claim.
  56. 2003 Friday: As rumors spread about Saddam Hussein being dead from American airstrikes, he goes on state TV, references the recent shooting down of a U.S. Apache helicopter, and boasts to the world that he ‘is still alive and in charge.’
  57. 2004 Sunday: PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat boastfully dismisses Israeli threats to whack him.   U.S. and other world leaders blast Israel for saying they might do a horrible thing such as murdering a world-class terrorist who has more innocent blood on his hands than any other Islamist thug.
  58. 2005 Monday: Palestinians in the West Bank are going berserk today when word has it that Israel is going to begin dumping 10,000 tons of garbage in landfills in the area.  Of course, the Palestinians claim it’s going to foul their water supply and that it’s a breach of international treaties and the like.  We say, ‘shut up, when you stop treating your citizens like garbage, urging them to commit acts of jihad, maybe the Israelis won’t treat YOU like garbage.’  (Note- Moses Scharbug III is responsible for this opinion).  Elsewhere, insurgents in Iraq launch an attack on Abu Ghraib prison to free their jihadist brethren injuring American and Iraqi troops and jailers.  The guards are able to fight the scumbags off. 
  59. 2006 Tuesday: Tom Delay, R-TX, the former majority leader in the U.S. House of Representatives announces his resignation.  Meanwhile, labor protests continue in France what with millions taking to streets across the country demanding the First Employment Contract not be put into effect.
  60. 2007 Wednesday: As House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi continues her ‘listening trip’ across the Middle East, the Israelis are having none of it, especially since she visited Syrian mass murdered President Bashar al-Assad the previous day.  Prime Minister Ehud Olmert blasts “Mumbles” for the Syrian trip saying that it was a ‘major mistake.’  He also denies that the befuddled Democrat politician handed him a ‘peace proposal.’  If she did, she probably forgot it a day later.
  61. 2008 Friday: Law enforcement authorities launch a raid on Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints owned by YFZ Ranch in Texas nets 401 children and 133 women taken into state custody.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of State renews a contract with Blackwater Worldwide- a company that provides security via mercenaries- to continue protecting U.S. diplomats in the world’s troubled hotspots.
  62. 2009 Saturday: Costa Rica, Malaysia, and the Philippines find themselves in trouble today.  You ask why?  Well, the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development blacklists them for being tax havens where the wealthy can hide their money.  What is wrong with that:  We all want to be able to do that… elsewhere, in North Waziristan, Pakistan, a U.S. drone strike whacks 13 jihadists convening with one another.  Yikes.
  63. 2010 Sunday: In the mine rescue in Shanxi, China, rescuers pull out 114 miners after pulling out the other 39 or so the previous day.  These poor souls have been trapped down there for more than a week, so God bless them for rescuing these poor workers.  Elsewhere, the war in Iraq continues to rage as Islamist thugs set off simultaneous car bombs outside the German, Iranian, and Egyptian embassies.  Many people on the street are killed or injured.
  64. 2011 Monday: Reports claim that China has successfully modified cows to produce ‘human milk’.  People- does this not scare the living f**k out of you?  What the hell is this communist hellhole doing?  Enough is enough.  Meanwhile, the Israelis have their hands full with the Arab Spring as the Palestinians are causing havoc along the border with Gaza and their country.  Israeli warplanes are crisscrossing Palestinian airspace letting them know that if they step out of line, they are going to light them up.
  65. 2012 Wednesday: The first deployment of U.S. Marines arrives in Australia’s city of Darwin in the Northern Territory.   Elsewhere- we hate to say this, some nations were better off under colonialism– a suicide bomber attacks the National Theater in the Somali capital of Mogadishu while a ceremony was underway killing at least 10 people and wounding God knows how many others.  Fascist Italy, please come back!
  66. 2013 Thursday: Pulitzer Prize –winning film reviewer Roger Ebert, 70, died in Chicago, Illinois.  Meanwhile, the Hubble Space Telescope observes the most distant supernova on record on this date.
  67. 2014 Friday:  The 16,480-foot Tungurahua volcano erupts twice; the volcano is located about 90 miles south of Quito in Ecuador.  Elsewhere, in a smart move, the South Korean military test fires some ballistic missiles that they hope with some improvements will be able to hit any target in the territory of their northern neighbor, North Korea.  Meanwhile, in West Africa, the rampaging Ebola epidemic has killed at least 90 people in Guinea and Liberia and now the first case has appeared in Mali.
  68. 2015 Saturday: Syrian and other Middle Eastern refugees continue to flood across the Mediterranean with the Italian navy rescuing 1,500 over the past 24 hours.  The only way to halt this insanity is for the Europeans to begin sinking the refugee vessels.  Meanwhile, the United States Army in the Obama era (it would have to be) is probing allegations that its members committed sexual assaults while deployed there between 2003-2007.  Ah, the Bush-Cheney years, that’s Barack Hussein Obama for you.
  69. 2016 Monday: Vietnam says, ‘enough is enough’ when it comes to Chi-Com intrusions into their fishing waters with their ‘fishing fleets’ which in reality, are military operations.  Vietnamese naval and marine assets board this ship and then take it under tow back to one of their ports.  Of course, Beijing starts making all manner of threats.  In the 78th NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship, Villanova defeats North Carolina by a final score of 77-74. 
  70. 2017 Tuesday: Syrian government forces launch a chemical weapons attack on Khan Shaykhun resulting in at least 80 civilian deaths and countless others injured.  President Barack Obama had warned Bashar al-Assad that ‘if he crossed the red line and used chemical weapons, there would be hell to pay.’  No hell to pay until Donald J. Trump became president.  Meanwhile, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Chinese retail giant Alibaba becomes the world’s largest retailer.  You go, China, you go. 
  71. 2018 Wednesday: Since the U.S. Congress won’t act to do something on the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald J. Trump grasps the bull by the balls and sends the U.S. National Guard to aid struggling Customs and Border Patrol officers attempting to deal with one wave after another of illegal alien invaders.  Of course, the 45th president suffers all manner of criticism for attempting to halt Democrats AND RINO Republicans’ beloved illegal aliens.  Democrats want voters and RINOs like cheap labor.  We say, “Militarize the southern border with minefields, antivehicle, antipersonnel, anti-boat obstacles, a massive wall, artillery positions, and even seed the Rio Grande with alligator pups.  When the latter grow up, they will patrol the river…
  72. 2019 Thursday: The Church of Latter-Day Saints- aka the Mormon Church- promises to roll back anti-LGBTQIA+ policies which include not baptizing the children of gay parents.  Bowed to pressure, did you?  What a shame.  Meanwhile, the governor of Guam- Lourdes “Lou” Leon Guerrero, Democrat, signs a bill permitting for the recreational use of marijuana.  Elsewhere, in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque massacres, both New Zealand and Australia pass laws prohibiting the posting of violent content online.  If such content is posted, it must be removed immediately, or the service providers must face the consequences.
  73. 2020 Saturday: The Wuhan Virus- straight out of Wuhan, China- continues claiming lives around the world and ruining much of the global economy.  Although Beijing continues to claim that things are ‘looking really great in China,’ everyone knows this is little more than propaganda put forth by their state-run media.  Shame on them.  Current figures for today are more than one million confirmed cases what with more than 64,000 confirmed deaths worldwide.  In the United States, there are 312,076 confirmed U.S. cases and 8,496 confirmed deaths.  When this crisis ends, the world will hold the communist government of China accountable and as Chef Goldie McNamara has said, President Donald J. Trump should demand a return to the Two-China Policy of recognizing the equality of Nationalist aka Free China as a separate entity from the People’s Republic of (Communist China).
  74. 2021 Sunday: WOKE NEWS– first, permit us to say this- it is time that people stand up and slap the WOKE pansies in the mouth and say, “Hell, no, we are not going to permit a bunch of wimpified losers such as yourselves to tell us what we can and cannot say.  Furthermore, IF you want to know where WOKE stupidity came from, it emanates from 1-2 generations of young people NEVER being told ‘NO,’ or given ‘participation trophies’ or even more importantly, a belt across their sniveling, cringing asses when they were growing up.  If ever one needed an example of what happens when you spare the rod and spoil the child, this is precisely what timidity in parenting gets one.’  Okay, top GOP lawmakers say that Major League Baseball should lose its antitrust exemption over pulling the MLB All-Star Game and MLB Draft out of Georgia[vii] over the recent enactment of new voting laws.  READ the law first before you run with the WOKE HERD.  Speaking of ‘WOKE,’ President Donald J. Trump says that all Americans should boycott any business or industry pushing this ignorant WOKE agenda.  God bless you, sir.  In other WOKE news, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, condemns Coca-Cola’s® opposition to the new election laws in the Peach State.  NO MORE Coca-Cola® for us, folks.  Speaking of President Donald J. Trump, he wishes ‘everyone an incredibly happy Easter, including all the left-wing crazies’ out there running amok.
  75. 2021 Sunday A: FOREIGN NEWS/OVERSEAS NEWS– Pakistan is struggling to stop its citizens from smuggling in oil from Iran.  Every now and then, someone makes a mistake and blows everyone sky high from tapping into pipelines or tanker trucks.  Next, the crown prince of Jordan is reportedly in home detention following the plotting of a coup against his half-brother King Abdullah.  Moving on, the final ships trapped in the Suez Canal are on their way to the high seas and freedom.   Finally, Indonesia is suffering from some serious natural disasters what with landslides after heavy rains carrying away homes, businesses, and even people.  Reportedly, at least 44 citizens are dead, numerous others missing, and thousands evacuated.  We’re with you!  Finally, recent Russian polls claim that ‘Vladimir Putin is the sexiest Russian male alive.’  Congrats, Comrade Vlad!
  76. 2021 Sunday B: POLITICAL NEWS NATIONAL– Report- at least three Democrats refuse to take campaign donations from dingdong ultra-leftist lunatic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th congressional district, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, aka Sandy Cortez, aka the Fly, and some who have accepted money from her campaign coffers returned them.[viii]  This dingbat’s star is already waning.  Meanwhile, frontrunner in the race to replace dimwit New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio- Andrew Yang- has left the hospital after being treated for kidney stones.
  77. 2021 Sunday C: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE / JOE BIDEN NEWS– Border Democrats are looking to feeble old Joe Biden to do something quick about the border.  Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, says, ‘not only is the border crisis a humanitarian crisis, it’s also a national security crisis because we have no clue who is coming across it.’  Something must be done and soon to stop the tidal wave of diseased, low-skilled, low-IQ illegals swamping across it.   Meanwhile, government officials in the Lone Star State float the idea of using Joe Biden’s PORKULUS money to continue construction on the southern border wall.  Like Hadrian’s Wall in Roman Britain, the wall is the only thing between civilization and 1,000 years of darkness.  Speaking of Texas, Congressman Jodey Arrington, R-TX 19th congressional district, says that ‘if the Biden administration would pull back on welfare given to illegal aliens who have no business being in our country, which would stop many of them from coming (just as would a few thousand dollars spent on lead- Stinkbug).
  78. 2021 Sunday D: 2020 STOLEN/FRAUDULENT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION– as if we needed more proof that the 2020 Presidential Election was corrupt and stolen on behalf of drooling, enfeebled Joe Biden, Maricopa County officials in the Copper State WILL NOT permit Arizona investigators to recount the 2.1 million ballots by hand, a job estimated to take up to two months at 18 hours per day.  IF everything was on the up and up as Democrats claim it was, then help the investigators instead of trying to thwart them and cover up your tracks.
  79. 2021 Sunday E: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– After more than two months in office, doddering old slobbering old Joe Biden finally picks up the phone and calls (his partner in crime) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.  Good for you, Joe, good for you, Joe.  Next Climate Czar, the hypocritical John F. Kerry is focusing on efforts to bring the United States and the Chi-Coms together on environmental issues.  This we would love to see…Next, after one of their own- Nation of Islam’s Noah Green- crashed into a barricade outside the U.S. Senate side of Constitution Avenue and killed one officer and injured another before being shot dead himself, Democrats on Capitol Hill are back to finding ways to secure Fort Pelosi.  Isn’t it amazing how stuff just ‘seems to occur’ that allows the Dems to rob the American people of their rights?  Elsewhere, Native Americans in Minnesota are on the warpath as they try to stop a Canadian energy project running through their state.
  80. 2021 Sunday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– GOP lawmakers in Kansas within hours of Governor Laura Kelly, Democrat, slapping a mask mandate on the people of her state, they knocked it down and out so the people of Kansas can go about their lives in a normal manner.  Excellent!  Elsewhere, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, GOP, declares a state of emergency in three counties near Tampa due to possible flooding.  Meanwhile, Seattle activists propose a new initiative which would end homelessness and homeless encampments of which, they are the national capital, and would fund housing for those affected by the new proposal.   Moving on, Congressman Madison Cawthorn, R-NC 11th congressional district, calls out demands for increased gun control as well as the politization of the U.S. military and says that Dems’ cries for ‘common sense gun laws’ means the disarmament of the American people.  God bless you, son.  
  81. 2021 Sunday G: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com multi-billionaire is looking to buy the NFL franchise Los Angeles Chargers, valued at $2.6 billion due to massive amounts of debt.  Jeff- send them back to San Diego.  Next, Tesla is doing battle with labor unions and recent Labor Board rulings.  Good luck.  Moving on, the U.S. hits a milestone dishing out 3 million Chi-Vi vaccines per day.  This follows on the news of large numbers of the unusable Johnson & Johnson vaccines going bad.  What is up with that company?  Meanwhile, in New York City, Broadway is finally set to reopen.  About time.   Elsewhere, signs of life returning to normal continue to arise as the TSA announces that in a single day, it screened 1.5 million airline passengers.  Finally, NFL great Tom Brady’s rookie card sold for $2.25 million.
  82. 2021 Sunday H: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 130,969,721 confirmed cases, +403,535, 2,849,208  confirmed deaths, +6,845, and 74,318,541 confirmed recoveries, +339,344.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,884,407 confirmed cases, up 58,026 same as yesterday’s reporting, 560,220 confirmed deaths, UP 704, and 118,829,869 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[ix] 
  83. 2021 Sunday I: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 231,707 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another one-to-two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  FROZEN FIGURES TODAY…
  84. 2021 Sunday J: 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: 3,678,932 confirmed cases, 59,686 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,077,024 confirmed cases, 33,651 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 30,246 confirmed cases, 464 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 370,362 confirmed cases, 5,326 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Virginia, the home of two bigwig politicians who like dressing in blackface and another who is an alleged rapist.  Currently, they have 625,148 confirmed cases, 10,329 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. 
  85. 2021 Sunday K: FOREIGN OVERSEAS COVID-19 NUMBERS– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 834,070 confirmed cases, 6,236 confirmed deaths, and 821,748 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday).    Let’s look at one other country- Saudi Arabia, birthplace of Islam: 392,009 cases of the virus, 6,690 confirmed deaths and 379,312 confirmed recoveries.[x] 
  86. 2021 Sunday L: LIMITED ECONOMIC NEWS DUE TO HOLY SUNDAY– Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.56 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.28.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.   In Cayman Islands dollar, one greenback equals 0.82.  In Cape Verdean Escudo, one U.S. dollar equals 93.66 of theirs.[xi]  
  87. 2021 Sunday M: 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 $3.917 per gallon, $2.847 in Florida, $3.692 in Hawaii, and $3.333 in Washington state.  Let’s look at one other state: Arkansas- $2.678.[xii]   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,132,069,546,938.  Not good.   
  88. 2022 Monday: Stick around…

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The next album by Robbie Robertson was a ‘best of’ compilation for his most ardent fans, “Classic Masters,” an album that came out on August 13, 2002.  The album featured a collection of tunes culled from his first two solo albums upon leaving the Band, the group that gave him fame and fortune, the group that he would leave behind and move on from due to it rapidly spiraling out of control.  We mourn the loss of the Band just as we celebrated the others regrouping and trying to regain some steam.  We also love Robbie Robertson’s unique songwriting abilities, talent that gave us songs that 50 years later are as powerful and as poignant as they are today, especially when put up against crap from Maroon Five, Coldplay, and other Bozo bands that dupe younger fans into believing they are something of value.  Please, seek this album out, give it a good listen, and consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure- you will be glad you did.

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[i] [i]Sometime within the next decade, we hope to present the music of classic rockers Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, and numerous others.  We know you will enjoy the presentation so please; remain vigilant for the day we do.

[ii] We hope to begin promoting the music of the Allman Brothers Band and their spin-off projects sometime within the next eight years.  We hope you will be here when we do because they are a band worthy of investigation by the readership- you will be glad you did.

[iii] We hope to offer the music of Dire Straits sometime in 2021-2022.  Please stay tuned.

[iv] We look forward to promoting the music of Thin Lizzy when we promote the music of U2, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.

[v] Our main reference for the epic battle at Dien Bien Phu is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, 2004, Da Capo Press.  Please seek this amazing historical work out for a concise look at the battle that ended French control of French Indochina and the birth of Vietnam.

[vi] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

[vii] Cobb County, Georgia, says it stands to lose $100 million if MLB carries out their threat and even Peach State Democrats are angry with WOKE baseball.

[viii] The three Democrats are (1) Congresswoman Carolyn Boudreaux, D-GA 7th congressional district (2) Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin, D-MI 8th congressional district and (3) Congressman Conor Lamb, D-PA 17th congressional district.

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

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

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

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

92. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 02, 2021, UPDATE A: WOKE culture is a sickening thing to behold.  You let a couple of generations do whatever they want without any discipline and woke woosies is what one gets.  Complete parental failure.

89. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2022

2016 Wednesday: The National Border Patrol Council endorses GOP presidential candidate Donald J. Trump for president of the United States. This is the organization’s first ever endorsement of a person running for president in the United States. Amazing.

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89. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2022:

Francisco Goya, Vincent Van Gogh, Cream featuring Eric Clapton, Love featuring Ken Forssi, the Moody Blues featuring Graeme Edge, Procol Harum featuring Dave Ball, and the Ramones:

  1. 1135 Saturday: The Jewish philosopher Maimonides was born in Cordoba in present-day Spain.
  2. 1191 Saturday: The 175th Roman Catholic Pope Celestine III became Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his fleshy flock on its journey to be one with Christ until January 08, 1198. 
  3. 1282 Monday: Furious inhabitants of Palermo attack French occupation force.
  4. 1296 Friday: Edward I sacks Berwick-upon-Tweed, during armed conflict between Scotland and England.
  5. 1492 Wednesday: King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella sign decree that expels Jews from Spain.
  6. 1533 Thursday: Thomas Cranmer becomes archbishop of Canterbury; meanwhile, Henry VIII divorces his 1st wife, Catherine of Aragon.
  7. 1746: In Fuendetodos, Aragon, Spain, future Romanticist artist, Francisco Goya, is born.
  8. 1814 Wednesday: Britain and its allies march into Paris after defeating Napoleon.
  9. 1822 Saturday: Florida became a territory of the United States of America on this date.
  10. 1842 Wednesday: Dr. Crawford W. Long performed the first operation while his patient was sedated using ether.  
  11. 1853 Wednesday: In Zundert, Netherlands, future Post-Impressionist artist Vincent Van Gogh is born.
  12. 1855 Friday: About 5,000 “Border Ruffians” from western Missouri invaded the territory of Kansas and forced the election of a pro-slavery legislature.  This was the ‘first election’ in Kansas.
  13. 1856 Sunday: Russia signs the Peace of Paris, which ends the Crimean War.
  14. 1858 Tuesday: Hyman L. Lipmann of Philadelphia patented the pencil. 
  15. 1867 Saturday: U.S. Secretary of State, William H. Seward, reached agreement with Russia to purchase the Alaskan Territory for $7.2 million.
  16. 1870 Wednesday: Secretary of State Hamilton Fish declared the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits denying citizens the right to vote and to hold office based on race, in effect on this date.  In addition to this monumental statute, the Union readmitted Texas on this day.   
  17. 1909 Tuesday: The Queensboro Bridge, linking the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Queens, opened.
  18. 1912 Saturday: The French establish a protectorate in the North African nation of Morocco.
  19. 1923 Friday: The Cunard Liner RMS Laconia became the first passenger ship to circle the globe as it arrived in New York.
  20. 1932 Wednesday: Amelia Earhart is 1st woman to fly solo cross the Atlantic.
  21. 1939 Thursday: The graphic novel, “Detective Comics #27,” which introduced Batman to the world, hit the newsstands on this date.
  22. 1940 Saturday: As Imperial Japanese forces continue to overrun Nationalist China; Tokyo sets up a puppet government in Nanking with some former Nationalist Chinese acting as de facto rulers for the Tojo regime.
  23. 1941 Sunday: Graeme Edge, future drummer of the British rock group, the Moody Blues[i], is born on this date in Rocester, Staffordshire, England.  Meanwhile, in North Africa, the Afrika Korps launches a new offensive against the British.  Elsewhere, Adolf Hitler gives the go-ahead to postpone Operation Barbarossa to invade Yugoslavia on April 6.  Little do the Nazis know that this resetting of invasion dates will doom their invasion of the Soviet Union originally scheduled for early May.
  24. 1943 Tuesday: Future bassist with the Los Angeles psychedelic rock band, Love[ii], Ken Forssi, was born on this date in Cleveland, Ohio.
  25. 1944 Thursday: During World War II, 781 RAF bombers attack the German city of Nuremburg.
  26. 1945 Friday: The Soviet Union invaded Austria during World War II.  Meanwhile, in Ripley, Surrey, England, guitar prodigy Eric Clapton, future member of the Yardbirds[iii], Cream[iv], Derek and the Dominoes[v], and a solo artist was born on this date.  What’s more, Dave Ball–future guitarist with Procol Harum[vi] (following Robin Trower’s departure) –was born on this date in Handsworth, Birmingham, England.
  27. 1950 Thursday: President Harry S. Truman denounced Senator Joe McCarthy as a saboteur of U.S. foreign policy.
  28. 1954 Tuesday:  At the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, even though French efforts to eliminate as much People’s Army antiaircraft artillery surrounding the base, the Chi-Coms continue making good losses for their fellow communists while the French are struggling to get resupplies of both men and materiel into the camp, problematic decisions are having to be made.  Isabelle, the second largest French base is a couple miles south of the main camp and sending physical resupply runs to it requires daily road reopening actions are taking their toll on troop strength.  Isabelle will have to rely on air drops from this point forward.  
  29. 1959 Monday: A narrowly divided U.S. Supreme Court, in Barkus v. Illinois, ruled that a conviction in state court following an acquittal in federal court for the same crime did not constitute double jeopardy.
  30. 1963 Saturday: Singer Leslie Gore, age 16, recorded her hit, “It’s My Party” for Mercury Records in New York.
  31. 1964 Monday: John Glenn withdrew from the Ohio race for the U.S. Senate because of injuries suffered in a fall.  Meanwhile, the original version of the TV game show, “Jeopardy!,” hosted by Art Fleming, premiered on NBC.
  32. 1965 Tuesday: In front of the U.S. Embassy in downtown Saigon, Vietcong set off a massive car bomb that kills 22 people and wounds another 183.
  33. 1970 Monday: At the Meadow near Doswell, Va., Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born.   Meanwhile, jazz great Miles Davis releases the great album, “Bitches Brew,” on this date.  This album is a classic for all-time.
  34. 1972 Thursday: North Vietnamese troops launched their three-pronged Easter Offensive against South Vietnam; the fighting lasted until the following October.  Elsewhere, the British government assumed direct rule over Northern Ireland on this date.  
  35. 1973 Friday: Ellsworth Bunker resigns as the U.S. ambassador to South Vietnam.
  36. 1974 Saturday: The Ramones[vii]’ first concert took place at Performance Studio in New York.
  37. 1975 Sunday: As the Vietnam War neared its end, Communist forces occupied the city of Da Nang on this date.
  38. 1981 Monday: President Ronald Reagan escaped an attempt on his life outside a Washington, D.C., hotel where John W. Hinckley Jr. shot and seriously wounded him.  Also wounded were White House Press Secretary James Brady, Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy, and District of Columbia police officer Thomas Delahanty.
  39. 1982 Tuesday: At the Playboy Hotel and Casino in beautiful, Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon scores a KO of opponent, Luis Acosta, at the 0:42 second mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 14-0.
  40. 1984 Friday: The U.S. ends participation in multinational Lebanon peace force.
  41. 1986 Sunday: Actor James Cagney died at his farm in Stanfordville, New York, at age 86.
  42.  1991 Saturday: Patricia Bowen of Jupiter, Fla., told authorities told law enforcement that hours earlier, William Kennedy Smith, the nephew of the so-called “Lion of the Senate,” Senator Edward “Teddy” Kennedy, a known defiler of women himself had violently raped her at the Kennedy Family’s Palm Beach estate.  He later won acquittal at trial thanks to the family’s fortune.
  43. 1998 Monday: BMW purchased Rolls-Royce for $570 million.
  44. 1999 Tuesday: Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic insisted that NATO attacks stop before he moved forward towards peace, declaring his forces ready to fight “to the very end.”  NATO responded with new resolve to wreck his military forces using sustained aerial assault against them.  
  45. 2002 Saturday: Britain’s Queen Mother Elizabeth died at Royal Lodge, Windsor, outside London; she was 101 years old.
  46. 2004 Tuesday: In a reversal, President George W. Bush agreed to let National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice testify publicly and under oath before an independent panel investigating the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  Elsewhere, British-born broadcaster Alistair Cooke died in New York at age 95.
  47. 2006 Thursday: American reporter Jill Carroll, a freelancer for the Christian Science Monitor won his release after being held 82 days as a hostage of the Islamists wrecking the nation.
  48. 2009 Monday: President Barack Obama asserted unprecedented government control over the auto industry, rejecting turnaround plans from General Motors and Chrysler and raising the prospect of controlled bankruptcy for either auto giant.  Meanwhile, federal food safety officials warned consumers to stop eating all foods containing pistachios while they attempted to figure out the source of possible salmonella contamination.  Finally, Muslim extremists- members of the so-called “Religion of Peace”- attacked a police academy on the outskirts of Lahore, Pakistan, killing at least 12 people.  One must love the “religion of peace.”
  49. 2010 Tuesday: Off the cost of Kismayo, Somali pirates hijack 8 Indian vessels and abduct 120 sailors in the process, holding them for ransom.  This is the biggest such crime yet on the high seas.  The global powers will have to react to this terrorism or the flee flow of goods and supplies will have to give the Horn of Africa a wide, wide berth.
  50. 2011 Wednesday: Peruvians reclaimed 45,000 Inca artifacts taken by Yale University from Machu Picchu over a hundred years ago, finally successful in their campaign to return of ‘the dignity and pride of Peru’.  Elsewhere, eruptions around the Near and Middle East continue during the ‘Arab Spring.’  In Syria, the government is clamping down and in one city, Latakia, its armed forces open fire on thousands of protesters.  In Libya, fighting continues to rage as the forces of Moammar Gaddafi fight to take over some villages being held by rebels.  “People just got to be free,” so sang the (Young) Rascals.[viii]  Finally, former (failed) President Jimmy Carter returns from Cuba and whines that the ‘U.S. trade embargo (we don’t do business with Cuba whereas the REST of the f***ing world does there, Jimbo) and travel ban has harmed the nation’s people and its development.  Jimbo, STFU.
  51. 2012 Friday: VISA and MasterCard warn banks that a security breach has compromised over 10 million credit card numbers.   Meanwhile, in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad declares the revolt against the regime to be over but that it is going to maintain its troops in various cities to quell any further disruptions to the nation’s peace.  Little does he know there’s lots more to come…
  52. 2013 Saturday: Northwest Africa 7325, a green meteorite found in Morocco, 2012, may have originated on planet Mercury; if scientists are correct, this will be the first known meteorite from Mercury.  Meanwhile, North Korea declares that it is in a state of war with neighboring South Korea.
  53. 2014 Sunday: Slovakia sets a new precedent by electing Andrej Kiska, a millionaire, as president; Mr. Kiska is the first president without ties to the Communist party to be elected since 1993, when the country was formed out of the breakup of Czechoslovakia.  Elsewhere, at the Hague, the Philippines files a complaint against the People’s Republic of China for bullying their fishing fleets and for trying to drive Filipinos off islands they either claim or hold.
  54. 2015 Monday: In recent Nigerian elections, General Muhammadu Buhari defeats incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan by 2.5 million votes.  Elsewhere, as the situation in Yemen continues deteriorating, the People’s Republic of China begins pulling out its diplomats and civilians.   Meanwhile, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show decides on Trevor Noah- a South African comic (so they say)- as the successor to Jon Stewart who is retiring.  
  55. 2016 Wednesday: The National Border Patrol Council endorses GOP presidential candidate Donald J. Trump for president of the United States.  This is the organization’s first ever endorsement of a person running for president in the United States.  Amazing.
  56. 2017 Thursday: Bowing to public pressure from liberals and with threats of boycott by most major sports, North Carolina repeals its ‘controversial’ bathroom bill that restricted public bathrooms to specific genders- like it’s always been.  Go figure.  Meanwhile, a witness testifying before Congress says that ‘Vladimir Putin hired 1,000 people to create anti-Hillary Clinton news during the 2016 Presidential Election.’
  57. 2018 Friday: On this date, Palestinians go crazy as they commence their “Great March of Return,” the beginning of six long weeks of nonstop protests in which they demand- once again- the ‘right of return’ for ALL Palestinians and their descendants who walked away from the new state of Israel in 1948.  For their troubles, the first day’s casualty total (you knew this was coming) was 19 dead Palestinians and 1,416 wounded.  What a bunch of losers.
  58. 2019 Saturday: On today’s date, Slovakia elects its first female head of state, Zuzana Caputova.  Congratulations!   Meanwhile, Pope Francis arrives in Rabat, Morocco, his first ever pontifical visit to the Maghreb region of North Africa.  The pope and King Mohammed VI call for the protection of Jerusalem’s holy sites as they belong to multitudes of people and to the three primary monotheistic religions.  We agree.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump orders the U.S. State Department to cease aid to El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala unless they halt the flow of their citizens trying to invade the southern United States.
  59. 2020 Monday: The Wuhan Virus continues causing problems around the planet as cases near 800,000 and deaths approach 39,000.  China continues claiming they are NOT responsible for this evil they have foisted upon the world, and many believe they colluded with the Democratic Party to launch yet another attempt to remove from office or take down altogether President Donald J. Trump.  Not going to happen, folks.   In New York City, the U.S. hospital ship Comfort arrives in New York City to care for patients that Mayor Bill Di Blasio will never send to it.  As for the Summer 2020 Olympics, postponed a week prior to later in the year are now postponed to June 23, 2021.
  60. 2021 Tuesday: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE I– in the first outrageous news story of the day, a new report says that 2.64 million illegal aliens are receiving COVID-19 relief checks which is BULLS**T.  In the second outrageous tidbit of news today regarding the swamping of the border with hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens, we learn today that in San Diego County[ix], California, where our illustrious colleague, Chef Pedro Muñoz resides (and he confirms this), members of the California Teachers Association is visiting illegal alien holding pens where the river-swimming brats are being warehoused to instruct them while it’s still not flipping safe for American kids to attend classes in person more than 5-8 hours per week.   What else do we need to hear to know that the ruling class DETESTS the people they were elected to help?[x] 
  61. 2021 Tuesday A: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE II– In Texas, the Border Patrol continues reporting that they are arresting hundreds of known illegal alien criminals, thugs, rapists, and narcoterrorists.  We also hear that Russians and Iranians are slipping into the country.  These people should all be shot on sight, especially the latter.  Next, we hear that the nation’s glorious NEW BORDER CZAR, “Kooky Kamala” Harris has no plans on visiting the southern border.   Elsewhere, Congressman Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district warns the ‘Biden administration’ to stop dumping illegal aliens in the Copper State.  Enough is flipping enough already there Joe Biden.    Meanwhile, Congressman Jodey Arrington, R-TX 19th congressional district held a round-table discussion with members of his community as to how best they can protect their communities from being overrun with illegal aliens.[xi]  Finally, Lara Trump is hammering the Democrats over their hypocrisy on the border.
  62. 2021 Tuesday B: JOE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS– Congressman Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district is demanding to know from the U.S. Department of Justice as to whether any prosecutions are going to fall atop the Antifa scum and their reign of terror in Portland, Oregon.  Crickets.   Next, former Congressman Ron Paul, R-TX, says ‘Joe Biden’s gun control policies are going to do nothing to help kids.’  Next, Joe Biden’s new chief of diversity and inclusion at U.S. Southern Command Richard Torres Estrada has had his reign cut short.  Due to a bunch of hateful, mean tweets such as comparing President Donald J. Trump with Adolf Hitler, he is being reassigned elsewhere.  Oh, boohoo for you.  LOL.  Moving on, White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki was stumped by a reporter’s question at the daily briefing: “Can you explain WHY Joe Biden and “Kooky Kamala” Harris fly all over the place- unessential travel- when Americans cannot do the same?  Psaki had no answer (but generally, she seldom does.  Talk about an overrated individual).  Finally, ‘Pandering Joe’ Biden has announced some court picks among them the first Muslim jurist at the federal level.  Keep on pandering, Joe.  Can’t wait to see who the pro-jihadi is…
  63. 2021 Tuesday C: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– Senator Pat Toomey, R-PA, is putting a Federal Reserve Bank branch on notice to stop overstepping its boundaries meaning stop pushing the liberal WOKE agenda.  Good for you.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump continues blasting Dr. Deborah Birx and the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci as without him, Operation Warp Speed would never have occurred.  The undynamic duo continue taking credit for what the 45th president did for the American people (for those who want to get the shots which we don’t).  Elsewhere, a Jackson County, Michigan, judge drops ‘terrorism charges’ against three patriotic Americans charged with the attempted kidnapping of Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer, DS-MI.  According to the judge, there has to be evidence of ‘committing terrorist acts’ which there aren’t.  They will still face trial on other crimes.   Finally, our esteemed Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland has ordered the Department of Justice to begin investigations into ALL (the white) HATE CRIMES afflicting our nation.  Whoa.
  64. 2021 Tuesday D: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– as a 10th accuser represented by famed feminist attorney Gloria Allred blasts the corrupt, deviant New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, the cringing POS continues to claim that ‘grabbing and groping women is a cultural norm,’ that the ‘Gropin’ Love Gov’ meant nothing wrong by his actions.[xii]  He is sorry if ‘he offended anyone.’  Regarding another deviate, Jeffrey Epstein’s procurer Ghislaine Maxwell, she finds herself facing added charges, charges of corrupting underage 14-year-old girls.  You in trouble there, chickee.   Elsewhere- and we don’t understand this- Nike- the maker of Lil NAS X’s satanic tennis shoes is suing the rapper to remove the ‘human blood component’ in the shoes.  YOU make the shoes, stop making the crap and throw them on the bonfire.  Enough with satanic bulls*** already.  In other news, Dr. Nicholas Meriwether, Ph.D. of Ohio’s Shawnee State University has won a court case on appeal over his refusal to use tranny-friendly gender terms.  Good.  Tell the trannys- aka chicks with dicks- to shut up and grow up.
  65. 2021 Tuesday E: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– the World Health Organization’s boss Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus- in the hip pocket of Comrade Xi Jinping- slams his own COVID-19 report and demands a further investigation into whether or not there was a leak of the Chi-Vi at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.  This is strange.  Former S.C. governor and former U.N. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says the ‘WHO COVID-19 report is nothing more than Chi-Com propaganda.’   In other heartwarming news (LOL), Google Maps will now direct its users (no longer us) to ‘eco-friendly routes.’  Are you going to direct El Jefe Climate Czar John F. Kerry to ‘eco-friendly routes?’  That will be the day.  Next, the Freedom Caucus is split on how to combat the “Chi-Com Joe” Biden agenda.  Folks, you do exactly what the Democrats do: court-shop and get one injunction after another slapped on every crap-ass issue the Biden Gang tries to stuff down our throats.
  66. 2021 Tuesday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS IV– Mt. Rushmore is shut down and 400 households in the area are evacuated as out-of-control wildfires continue to rage.  Elsewhere, the Derek Chauvin murder trial continues.  The teen who shot the video of George Floyd’s death says that Mr. Floyd begged for his life.  Famed legal trial attorney and scholar Dr. Alan Dershowitz says, ‘thank God for cellphone cameras at least in this case.’  What we are curious of is the story we first heard last year shortly after the murder of Mr. Floyd was the connection between then-Officer Chauvin and Mr. Floyd who both worked security at a local nightclub, the El Nuevo Rodeo.[xiii]  When the story first hit, it opened a door that might show there was a personal issue between the two men that Officer Chauvin then acted upon which would possibly up the charges to first-degree murder but then…that case visited.   Meanwhile, leftist do what leftists do and following the new Georgia Elections Law, democratic-socialists are demanding that Major League Baseball and Professional Golf Association BOYCOTT the Peach State as well a third suit challenging the law was filed today.  My, my, my.  Finally, Philadelphia cops are searching for a POS shooter who shot and killed one person in a shopping mall.  Sounds rather personal.
  67. 2021 Tuesday G: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 127,788,017 confirmed cases, +30,892, 2,794,721  confirmed deaths, +6,509, and 72,501,170 confirmed recoveries, +244,446.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,549,435 confirmed cases, up 230,660 from yesterday’s reporting, 555,577 confirmed deaths, UP 5,714, and 118,013,462 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[xiv] 
  68. 2021 Tuesday H: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 228,367 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another one-to-two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  69. : 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: 3,664,708 confirmed cases, 59,011 confirmed deaths (less than yesterday’s), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,047,371 confirmed cases, 48,316 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 29,626 confirmed cases, 459 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 365,075 confirmed cases, 5,296 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Tennessee, the Volunteer State: currently, they have 808,404 confirmed cases, 11,852 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 832,125 confirmed cases, 6,197 confirmed deaths, and 817,698 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Austria, home of the victim for the flashpoint for World War I: 539,561 cases of the virus, 9,275 confirmed deaths and 494,377 confirmed recoveries.[xv]    Note- Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, says his administration OPPOSES all attempts at creating a COVID-19 vaccine passport.  Joe Biden- F*** you and your attempt at forcing everyone to get the “mark of the Beast.’
  70. 2021 Tuesday J:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,066.96, DOWN 104.41 points (-0.31%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,045.39, DOWN 14.25 points (-0.11%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,958.55, DOWN 12.54 points (-0.32%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $60.39 per barrel, -0.16 (-0.26%).  The price of GOLD is $1,683.30 per troy oz., -0.60 (-0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $24.06 per troy ounce, -0.08 (-0.32%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,156.00 per troy oz, -1.70 (-0.15%) while the price of COPPER is $3.98 per pound, 0.00 (0.00%).[xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,592.00 per troy oz, +53.50 (+2.11%).[xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $26,900.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-2.18%).[xviii]    Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.57 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.57.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.   In Bosnian and Herzegovina convertible mark, one greenback equals 1.67.[xix]  
  71. 2021 Tuesday K: 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 $3.896 per gallon, $2.867 in Florida, $3.660 in Hawaii, and $3.325 in Washington state.[xx]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,112,715,077,810 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxi]  Cloward and Piven running amok. 
  72. 2021 Tuesday L: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE III– Former CBP head Mark Morgan says that more than 30,000 illegal aliens have been released into the United States on their own recognizance since January by the Biden administration.   In Texas, a facility designed to hold 250 illegal aliens is now holding more than 4,000 thanks to the fraudulent Biden-Harris administration.   Photos continue coming out via clandestine sources showing the cruel and inhumane treatment the illegals have brought upon themselves.  Repeatedly raped, beaten, traumatized, and molested on the journey here, they suffer more rape and enslavement once they manage to escape illegal holding pens.  The cartels keep them in bondage here.  People, everyone arm up while we still have the opportunity.  Elsewhere, Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, is seeking information on the $87.9 million contract the federal government has made with hoteliers in the country so they can send excess illegal aliens to hotels.   What the f*** is going on?  Why do the Democratic-Socialists hate the American people as much as they do?   Finally, Sean Spicer asks WHY BORDER CZAR “Kooky Kamala” Harris HAS no border-specific meetings on her miniscule agenda?  Why?
  73. 2021 Tuesday M: Stick around for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1646 with a $152 million jackpot on the line tonight.  Here are the numbers: 11, 37, 47, 53, 56, and Mega 15.  Out of 77,199 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $5,144 apiece.
  74. 2022 Wednesday: Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0785 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Evening Vista.”  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 the record label of the Band released was “Greatest Hits,” an album that hit record store shelves on January 07, 2000.  One finds a collection of 18 cuts from the original lineup that are all perfect doorways for new fans to open and follow.  As for older fans, this is a concise collection that reopens channels in audio into the brain that one can enjoy for years- if not decades- to come.   This is a worthy addition to any record collection which is why we encourage everyone to seek this album out, give it a good listen, and then add it to your growing collection in the format, condition, and the price that works best for you- you will be glad you did.

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

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

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

[iv] We began offering music by the supergroup Cream on Friday, 17-January-2014 through Monday, 03-February-2014.  Please seek out their albums by visiting posts on those corresponding dates.  You will be glad you did.  Sadly, at the time, we also should have presented the solo catalogs of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

[v] We began offering music by the supergroup Cream on Friday, 17-January-2014 through Monday, 03-February-2014.  Please seek out their albums by visiting posts on those corresponding dates.  You will be glad you did.  Sadly, at the time, we also should have presented the solo catalogs of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker.  When we do, Derek and the Dominoes will be among them.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

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

[vii] We are not clear as to when- or ever- we will begin doing the music of the Ramones but we sure as heck we do sometime over the next 25 years.

[viii] We began promoting the music of this legendary American rock band- the Young Rascals- beginning on Sunday, 08-December-2013 through Saturday, 21-December-2013.  This band is one everyone who loves rock music must look into and enjoy.

[ix] In San Diego County, health authorities announced that dozens and dozens of fence-jumping illegal alien girls are all testing positive for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Not good which is why we encourage the sowing of minefields along the southern border replete with antipersonnel, antivehicle, and antiboat obstacles as well as seeding the Rio Grande River with alligator pups, laying in foo gas pits, electrifying the fence where possible, and doing whatever else must be done to stop the horde flooding into our country.  At some point, when the administration realizes they have F***ED UP in a major way, like the Romans, we will have to wage war on the illegal aliens within our country of cease to exist.  PATRIOTS MUST HEAD TO THE BORDER TO STOP THE TIDAL WAVE OF THIRD WORLD FLOTSAM AND JETSAM…

[x] IF you ever sought to know how violent events such as the French Revolution, the Bolshevik Revolution, or the Spanish Revolution occurred- or the ensuing civil wars that followed the last two- this is a perfect example.  YOU spit in the faces of the people long enough, do not be surprised when they drag out the LEADERS, put them up against the wall and begin shooting them or sending them to the gallows or to the guillotine.  An inevitable flashpoint is coming and anyone who thinks that it’s not coming sadly is crazy.  The citizens of Paris had had enough and stormed the Bastille, the Russian soldier demoralized that his commanders frittered their lives away succumbed to the toxic siren’s song of Marxism, while in Spain, wealthy aristocratic landowners and an unsympathetic church drove the masses to go berserk.  In the inevitable after in Spain, it required a Fascist to save the country, El Caudillo Francisco Franco while in France, it required its own fascist leader, Napoleon Bonaparte.  Who will lead the American people against the communist thugs pissing all over us?

[xi] We would like to suggest to Blue Dog border Democrats such as Henry Cuellar, D-TX 28th congressional district, IF you want to stop the border from disappearing, it’s time you folks either threaten Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi with becoming Republicans or that you will vote with the GOP.  Let her make all the threats she wants, at some point, you guys must shake this old bag’s control of all things Democratic Party.

[xii] The 10th accuser is a woman of Italian ancestry and she says, ‘kissing and hugging people is Italian but ONLY FOR FAMILY and the Gropin’ Gov is NOT FAMILY.  We hope to see the Lov Gov wearing an orange jumpsuit soon.  Maybe even his brother, too.

[xiii] See this link for the story: George Floyd and Derek Chauvin worked security at same club and may have crossed paths, owner says – CBS News.

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

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

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

[xvii] Palladium PRICE Today | Palladium Spot Price Chart | Live Price of Palladium per Ounce | Markets Insider (businessinsider.com) See this site for daily trading in palladium.

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

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

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

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

76. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2022

1954 Wednesday: the fighting at the massive French base Dien Bien Phu has been fierce. Several French positions have been captured and savage counterattacks have been launched to reclaim some of them each morning. When the French visit some of the outlying bases to bring in ammo and carry out the wounded, they see a carpet of dead and dying Viet Minh.

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76. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2022:

St. Patrick’s Day / Evacuation Day (Massachusetts)

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger B. Taney; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Pierce Butler and John Marshall Harlan II;  U.S. Attorneys-General Roger B. Taney, William Pinkney, and Nathan Clifford; U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Roger B. Taney, Williams Adams Richardson, and G. William Miller; .38 Special featuring Ken Lyons, Family featuring Ric Grech, the Jeff Beck Group featuring Tony Newman, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Paul Kantner, the Lovin’ Spoonful featuring John Sebastian, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger, Smashing Pumpkins featuring Billy Corgan, Thin Lizzy featuring Scott Gorham, and WAR featuring Harold Ray Brown:

  1. 45 B.C.: In his last victory, Julius Caesar defeats the Pompeian forces of Titus Labienus and Pompey the Younger at the Battle of Munda.  In the war in Gaul, Labienus had been a close ally of Caesar, commanding his cavalry forces in some of the fiercest battles fought in the ancient world.  He would later ally himself against his friend Caesar, but things would not turn out well for him.
  2. 432 Wednesday: Kidnappers seize St. Patrick, a Roman Catholic Bishop, and take him against his will to serve as a slave in Britain.  
  3. 445 Friday: Roman senator Petronius Maximus becomes Emperor.
  4. 461 Thursday: (or 493 A.D. depending upon the source) St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, died in Saul.
  5. 1190 Saturday: Having commenced the slaughter of the Jewish inhabitants of York the previous day, Crusaders bound for the Middle East from England, complete their massacre of the hapless Jews.
  6. 1756 Wednesday: At the Crown and Thistle Tavern in New York City, patrons celebrate St. Patrick’s Day for the first time in the American Colonies.
  7. 1762 Wednesday: New York City’s first St. Patrick Day’s parade took place.
  8. 1764 Saturday: The 7th U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney is born in Annapolis, Maryland, on this date.  A future Democratic-Republican, he would serve under President James Madison from December 11, 1811, to February 09, 1814.
  9. 1766 Monday: Britain repealed the Stamp Act that had caused resentment in the North American colonies.
  10. 1776 Sunday: During the Revolutionary War, British troops evacuate Boston and regroup in Nova Scotia.
  11. 1777 Monday: In Calvert County, Maryland, future 24th over all and 5th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court Roger B. Taney is born in Calvert County, Maryland, on this date.  President Andrew Jackson would nominate his fellow Federalist-turned-Democrat to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Marshall.  Taney would serve from 03-28-1836 to 10-12-1864.  Prior to serving on the high court, he served the nation as its 11th attorney general.  In this position, he served under President Andrew Jackson from 07-20-1831 to 11-14-1833 then became 12th U.S. Treasury Secretary and then 5th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice.   As secretary of the U.S. Treasury, Taney served from 09-23-1833 to 06-25-1834.
  12. 1800 Monday: The English warship, HMS Queen Charlotte, catches fire resulting in the deaths of 700-plus sailors.
  13. 1836 Thursday: Texas legalizes slavery on this date via its constitution.  The Constitution forbade any owner emancipating his slaves without consent of the Congress as well as prohibiting any stoppage of the slave trade within its borders.  
  14. 1848 Friday: The 19th U.S. Attorney General Nathan Clifford left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President James K. Polk from October 17, 1846, until today.
  15. 1866 Saturday: In Dakota County, Maryland, future 71st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Pierce Butler is born.  President Warren G. Harding would nominate the Democrat to fill the seat of Republican Associate Justice William R. Day.  Butler served from December 21, 1922, to November 16, 1939.
  16. 1869 Wednesday: The 26th U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish assumed his office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, Fish served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until March 12, 1877.
  17. 1871 Friday: Organizers form the National Association of Professional Baseball players.
  18. 1873 Monday: The 29th U.S. Treasury Secretary Williams Adams Richardson assumed office on this date.  A member of no professed political party, Richardson served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until June 03, 1874.
  19. 1884 Monday: In Otay, California, John Joseph Montgomery made the first-manned, controlled, heavier-than-air glider flight in the United States.
  20. 1886 Wednesday: The Carrollton Massacre occurs in Mississippi as the citizens of the town murder 20 blacks.
  21. 1898 Thursday: John Philip Holland achieves successful test runs of the first modern submarine off Staten Island.
  22. 1901 Sunday: A showing of 71 Vincent van Gogh paintings in Paris, France, 11 years after the death of the artist, creates a sensation.
  23. 1906 Saturday: President Theodore Roosevelt first likened crusading journalists to a man with “the muckrake in his hand” in a speech to the Gridiron Club in Washington, D.C.
  24. 1912 Sunday: The Campfire Girls Organization underwent incorporation in Washington, D.C.; two years to the day after the first chapter underwent founding in Thetford, Vermont.  In modern times, we now know the group as Camp Fire U.S.A.
  25. 1917 Saturday: The first bowling tournament exclusively for women in the United States commenced on this date in St. Louis, Mo.  Nearly 100 women participated in the event.
  26. 1924 Monday: The USSR and Sweden establish diplomatic relations with one another’s governments.
  27. 1926 Wednesday: In the League of Nations, Spain, and Brazil vote against Germany from joining their organization.
  28. 1930 Monday: Construction commenced on the Empire State Building.
  29. 1931 Tuesday: Soviet dictator Josef Stalin expels Krupskaya Lenin from the Central Committee of the Communist Party.
  30. 1936 Tuesday: Pittsburgh’s Great St. Patrick’s Day Flood began as the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers, swollen by rain and melted snow, started exceeding flood stage; the high water was blamed for more than 60 deaths.
  31. 1938 Thursday: During the Spanish Civil War, Italian Fascist warplanes fighting with the Nationalists to crush the Republican forces who are backed by the Soviet Union- launch a major raid on the city of Barcelona.  Glimpses of what’s to come in another 18 months or so when war breaks out across Europe are visible here: death from above on a large scale.
  32. 1941 Monday: Paul Kantner, future guitarist, and vocalist with the Jefferson Airplane/Starship[i], is born on this date in San Francisco, California.  Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., President Franklin Delano Roosevelt officially opened the National Gallery of Art.   Elsewhere, the Battle for the Atlantic continues to rage as German wolfpacks scour the ocean seeking out ships bringing supplies to Great Britain. 
  33. 1942 Tuesday: With the arrival of 30,000 Jews from Lublin, Poland, the Belzec Concentration Camp opens for business.  Meanwhile, General Douglas MacArthur arrives in Australia to become supreme commander of all Allied forces in the Pacific Theater during World War II.   His first goal is to return to the Philippines and liberate them, but many battles will have to be fought before he can honor his pledge.
  34. 1943 Wednesday: Future drummer with the Jeff Beck Group[ii]—Tony Newman—is born in Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom, on this date.   Elsewhere, the Battle of the Atlantic continues as German U-Boats continue using blind spots to devastate convoys crisscrossing the Atlantic to and from Great Britain.  The U-Boats also seek to cut supplies off to the Soviet Union but are having less success. 
  35. 1944 Friday: John B. Sebastian, future guitarist/vocalist/harmonica player and songwriter with the Lovin’ Spoonful[iii], was born on this date in Greenwich Village, NYC. Elsewhere, during World War II as the Soviets continue fighting their way to Germany, Allied warplanes are flying major missions into Austria, attacking the capital of Vienna.  The great city and a favorite of German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler suffers severe damage.
  36. 1945 Saturday: With the Japanese island of Iwo Jima all but secure, U.S. troops are now seeking out Imperial Japanese holdouts clinging to caves, bunkers, and other territory.  Most of the Japanese who fought to defend the island are dead but there are still enough remaining to make inattention by U.S. soldiers lethal.
  37. 1946 Sunday: Future drummer for the Los Angeles-based fun-rock-soul-jazz band, WAR[iv]—Harold Ray Brown—is born on this date in Long Beach, California.  Elsewhere- in the aftermath of World War II- the Nuremburg Trials of Nazi leaders continues with Reichsmarshall Hermann Goering- former chief of the Luftwaffe- on the stand.  He is a scrapper who won’t allow the Allied judges to badger him.  Still, we all know how this is going to end for this unrepentant Nazi.  Other Nazis in the box look up to him.  He is showing them the way.
  38. 1950 Friday: Scientists at the University of California at Berkeley announced they had created a new radioactive element, “californium,” aka element 98.
  39. 1951 Saturday: In Glendale, California, future guitarist/backing vocalist with Thin Lizzy[v] from 1974-1983- Scott Gorham- is born. 
  40. 1953 Tuesday: Future bassist with the Southern rock band, .38 Special[vi] 1974-1977—Ken Lyons—is born in Jacksonville, Florida, on this date.  
  41. 1954 Wednesday: the fighting at the massive French base Dien Bien Phu has been fierce.  Several French positions have been captured and savage counterattacks have been launched to reclaim some of them each morning.  When the French visit some of the outlying bases to bring in ammo and carry out the wounded, they see a carpet of dead and dying Viet Minh.  However, the wounded they bring back to camp from the outlying strongpoints cannot be evacuated by air because every time aircraft come in to pick them up and take them back to Hanoi for treatment, the People’s Army begin bombing the airstrip and covering the sky with AA fire.  The communists want their foes to suffer.
  42. 1955 Thursday: The 89th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan II assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Harlan to fill the seat of Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson’s seat.  He served from today until September 23, 1971.
  43. 1958 Monday: The U.S. Navy launched the Vanguard 1 satellite.
  44. 1959 Tuesday: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet in the advance of Chinese troops to take refuge in neighboring India.   The Chi-Coms claim that Tibet is their territory in the same way they claim Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.  The U.S. should have nuked the Chi-Coms long ago when we had the opportunity; it’s a shame we failed to do what had to be done.
  45. 1960 Thursday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower forms an anti-Fidel Castro-exile army under the auspices of the CIA.  Communists in Cuba is not good and it’s clear that the U.S. failed to nip this one in the bud.  Soon, the Soviets will be building military bases on the island.  Not good.
  46. 1963 Sunday: Pope John XXIII beatified Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, an American.  Twelve years later, Pope Paul VI canonized her.
  47. 1966 Thursday: A U.S. midget submarine located a missing hydrogen bomb, which had fallen from an American bomber into the Mediterranean off the coast of Spain.
  48. 1967 Friday: In Chicago, Illinois, future cofounder, and multi-instrumentalist (bass, guitars, vocals, and keyboards) of the Smashing Pumpkins[vii]– Billy Corgan- is born on this date.
  49. 1968 Sunday: A peaceful anti-Vietnam War protest in London was followed by a riot outside the U.S. Embassy; more than 200 people underwent arrest and over 80 people were arrested.   Why the Brits are crying is unclear; we supported them in their endeavors to crush the communists in Malaysia post-World War II just as we gave aid to the French fighting in Indochina.  Ingrates.
  50. 1969 Monday: Golda Meir becomes the fourth prime minister of Israel.  This woman would become a major wartime leader, devastating one Arab army after another.
  51. 1970 Tuesday: The United States cast its first veto in the U.N. Security Council by killing a resolution that would have condemned Britain for failure to use force to overthrow the white-ruled government of Rhodesia.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Army charged 14 officers with suppression of facts in the My Lai massacre case.
  52. 1972 Friday: To achieve desegregation, President Richard M. Nixon asked Congress to halt bussing.  NO one liked busing, not whites, not blacks, NO ONE.  Elsewhere, in beautiful San Diego, California, heavyweight boxer Ken Norton won a unanimous 10-round decision over Jack O’Halloran to put his pro record to 25-1.   As for O’Halloran, his record went to 22-14-2.
  53. 1973 Saturday: In a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph by Slava Veder of the Associated Press that captured the family on the tarmac at Travis Air Force Base in California as they joyously greeted U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Robert L. Stirm, a freed prisoner of the Vietnam War.
  54. 1976 Wednesday: The U.S. military conducts nuclear tests at the Nevada Test Site.  We must keep the arsenal up to date.
  55. 1977 Thursday: In beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the “Easton Assassin,” puts his pro boxing record to 24-0 with a fifth round TKO of opponent, Horace Robinson, in a scheduled 10-round match.
  56. 1985 Sunday: President Ronald Reagan agreed to a joint study with Canada on acid rain.
  57. 1988 Thursday: Avianca Flight 410, a Boeing 727, crashed after takeoff into a mountain in Colombia, killing all 143 people aboard it.  Meanwhile, Iran claims that Iraq has used poison gas in the Iran-Iraq War.
  58. 1989 Friday: A series of solar flares caused a violent magnetic storm that caused power outages over large regions of Canada. 
  59. 1990 Saturday: Famed English bassist, Ric Grech who played with Family[viii], Blind Faith[ix], and other UK bands, died due to alcoholism on this date in Leicester, UK.  He was just 44 years-old.  
  60. 1992 Tuesday: White South Africans approved constitutional reforms to give legal equality to blacks.
  61. 1993 Wednesday: Helen Hayes, the “First Lady of the American Theater,” died in Nyack, New York, at age 92.
  62. 1995 Friday: In Bushkill, Pennsylvania, heavyweight boxer Carl “The Truth” Williams loses a unanimous 10-round to Melvin Foster which put his record to 26-9-1.  As for Foster, his record went to 18-1-1.
  63. 2000 Friday: In Uganda, a mass holocaust to rival that of the Reverend Jim Jones occurs in the country as 800-plus people die.  The Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God is deemed a mass murder and suicide, one orchestrated by leaders of the cult.  Ugandan law enforcement believe that the five main leaders of the group died in the fire that took the lives of many but then came to expect that at least one of them was in the wind- with the movement’s wealth.
  64. 2001 Saturday: OPEC announces major cuts in production, effective April 1- 4% or one million barrels per day.  Of course, nations dependent upon this oil output are flabbergasted as gasoline prices will go UP.
  65. 2002 Sunday: In the Afghanistan invasion, Operation Anaconda comes to an end after going on for nearly two weeks.  At the cost of 11 U.S. casualties, at least 500 Taliban and al-Qaida scum have been whacked. 
  66. 2003 Monday: Edging to the brink of war, President George W. Bush gave Saddam Hussein 48 hours to leave his country.  However, Iraq rejected Bush’s ultimatum, saying that a U.S. attack to force Saddam from power would be a “grave mistake.”
  67. 2004 Wednesday: NASA’s Messenger became the first spacecraft to enter orbit around Mercury.  The probe took more than 270,000 pictures before it crashed into the surface of the planet on April 30, 2015.  Elsewhere, guests at the Mount Lebanon Hotel in Baghdad got more than they planned on when a car bomb piloted by some jihadists crashed into the place, blowing it sky-high.  In the blast, 17 were killed outright while another 45 or more suffered varying injuries.  Once again, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam is to blame.
  68. 2005 Thursday: The People’s Republic of China frees Uighur Muslim dissident and businesswoman Rebiya Kadeer on medical parole.  They probably decided that if they tortured this woman any longer, her heart would give out, so the Chi-Coms most likely bowed to Western pressure.   Kadeer became a millionaire through her real estate holdings so it’s clear the Chi-Coms wanted to shake her down.
  69. 2006 Friday: Federal regulators reported the deaths of two women in addition to four others who had taken the abortion pill RU-486; Planned Parenthood- the notorious ‘baby chop shop’- said it would immediately stop disregarding the approved instructions for the use of the murderous drug.  Elsewhere, fashion designed Oleg Cassini died on Long Island, NY, at age 92.  Meanwhile- in Washington, D.C.- the former 65th U.S. Treasury Secretary G. William Miller dies at age 81.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from August 06, 1979, to January 20, 1981.
  70. 2007 Saturday: Australian Prime Minister John Howard announces that Australia will keep its troops in Iraq until the Iraqi government is able to maintain order.   In other truly fascinating news, heavy metal band Iron Maiden[x] becomes the first heavy metal band to tour India.  How about that?
  71. 2008 Monday: Senator Barack Obama goes to the microphones in Philadelphia to give a speech on race.  He is trying to tamp down concerns that he might be a racist.  No, not ‘our Obama.’  In other news, the Democratic Party of Florida abandons a plan to demand all mail-in ballots for the Democratic Primary Election.   Elsewhere, the Fed is blasted for choosing to bail out banks but not homeowners.  The housing crisis continues to worsen.
  72. 2009 Tuesday: Upset continues to grow over AIG executives going to get bonuses so the Democrat-controlled Congress is threatening to pass a bill by which they can slap hefty taxes on these bonuses.  Other companies that have gotten bailouts like Citigroup and Morgan Stanley are seeking ways they can hand out bonuses to their executives without everyone and his or her brother knowing.  They are trying to get in before the Congress can come after them.
  73. 2010 Wednesday: as the Obama administration continues trying to drum up votes with which to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka the PPACA, aka the ACA, aka “Obamacare,” the White House gets a ‘win’ when two Democratic congressmen opposed to the bill for assorted reasons change their minds and will vote for it.  Dennis Kucinich of Ohio and Dan Kildee of Michigan announce they are ‘yes votes.’  Oh, good, we can hardly wait.
  74. 2011 Thursday: St. Patrick’s Day parades are now a worldwide event.  Meanwhile, Libya claims it will end fighting on Sunday for the jihadists to turn themselves in to the government.   Elsewhere, in a recent drone strike in Pakistan, the CIA blasts 40 Pakistani civilians to kingdom come and wounds God knows how many others.  WTF are you doing, President Obama?  Meanwhile, the Republican-controlled House passes a bill with which to defund the left-wing NPR.
  75. 2012 Saturday: Despite being under house arrest in Great Britain, Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, announces he will seek a seat in the senate of Australia.  Meanwhile, ISIS thugs in Damascus, Syria, attack two government offices killing several government employees and wounding others.  Elsewhere, we learn that Saudi Arabia is sending weapons to anti-Assad forces in Syria.   
  76. 2013 Sunday: Two members of Steubenville, Ohio’s celebrated high school football team were found guilty of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl and sentenced to at least a year in juvenile prison in a case that rocked the Rust Belt city of 18,000.  Elsewhere, the citizens of Wardak, Afghanistan, launch a large rally demanding ALL U.S. forces pull out of their country after numerous mishaps, drone strikes, and other problems.
  77. 2014 Monday: L’ Wren Scott, the 49-year-old model, designer, and longtime girlfriend of Rolling Stone[xi] Mick Jagger is discovered dead in her apartment, a mystery to this day.  In other news, Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as an “independent and sovereign country,” ignoring sanctions imposed by President Barack Hussein Obama of the United States and various European countries.
  78. 2016 Thursday: Following the U.S. placing new sanctions on the ever-belligerent North Koreans over their nuclear weapons and missile programs, the People’s Republic of China inserts itself between their allies, the North Koreans, and their foes, the U.S. by opposing the unilateral actions of President Barack Hussein Obama.
  79. 2017 Friday: Donna Brazile, former head of the DNC, admits she gave Hillary Clinton copies of debate questions ahead of her debate with now-President Donald J. Trump.  Elsewhere, in the Yemeni civil war, a U.S. Apache helicopter piloted by unknown individuals opens fire on a Somali refugee boat off the coast of the war-torn country killing at least 40 refugees and injuring another 35.  NO one knows who committed this dastardly act.
  80. 2018 Saturday: The National People’s Congress appoints Wang Qishan as vice president on this date.  In Iran, a close ally of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his former vice president is arrested for criticizing the Iranian judiciary.  No room for criticism in that country.
  81. 2019 Sunday: After tropical cyclone Idai roars through eastern Zimbabwe killing at least 259 people, the government declares a state of emergency.  Meanwhile, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announces she is running for president.  Wow.
  82. 2020 Tuesday: Much to the horror of New England Patriots fans, quarterback Tom Brady announces that after 20 years with the team, he is leaving the team to pursue opportunities with other teams.  COVID-19 update: as of today, there are 197,802 known cases of the virus what with 7,955 deaths and 81,691 recoveries.  Of course, the birthplace of the Wuhan Virus- communist China- leads the pack with 80,881 cases with Italy in second place what with 31,506 cases, and the Islamo-fascist republic of Iran in third place with 16,169 cases.  The United States is in eighth place with 6,223 cases with West Virginia being the ONLY state sans any reported cases.  Meanwhile, young people continue flocking to beaches across the country to celebrate Spring Break.  What a bunch of losers as many food service establishments across the country are shuttering their doors and sending employees home like many of us chef-authors here have done. 
  83. 2020 Tuesday A: In the three presidential primaries held today, candidate Joe Biden beat the hell out of his opponent Bernie Sanders winning Arizona, Florida, and Illinois.  Ohio postponed its primary until later in the year out of fear of the COVID-19 virus, aka the Wuhan Virus, the one the Chinese gave the world.  Meanwhile, speaking of the Hubei Hooey, Pfizer and Biontech sign deals to develop a vaccine for the Chi-Com Virus, the Chi-Vi, the ‘VID.  People do not believe it is possible but with President Donald J. Trump’s backing, anything is possible (although the Democrats will never admit it).
  84. 2021 Wednesday: DAY 57 of the Biden Regime.   The Catchup: two stories from yesterday we failed to report- first more than 800 Massachusetts state police officers refuse to take the Xi Jinping Bat Virus vaccine.  Second, Governor Ralph “Blackface/KKK” Northam of Virginia signs a bill into law that will give 69,000 current and former felons the right to vote.  (Note- if the GOP wants to stop this sort of legislation from damaging the nation, Republicans MUST make the tactical decision to move forward instead of bemoaning a crap-ass bill such as Governor Northam’s.  If these are the rules of the game, then play to WIN the game.  Later, we can eliminate laws such as these when we return to the strategic level of the war against communism, socialism, and liberalism, i.e., the modern-day Democratic Party.  Goldie).  Other news- the recent crash near El Paso, Texas, killed at least 8 illegal immigrants and injured numerous others, all of whom were packed into a truck and was speeding away from Texas Department of Public Safety officials.  When you catch them, beat the living s**t out of them.
  85. 2021 Wednesday A:  ATLANTA MASSAGE PARLOR MASSACRE- NO matter how much Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Democrat, wants to make the shootings of massage parlor workers and customers into the latest example of Asian hate in the country, we learn that the shooter- Robert Aaron Long- was not even a QAnon member, a Proud Boy, an Oath Keeper but a sick individual who had an incurable sex addiction (which he will be getting a whole lot of in prison) and saw that the only way he could fix himself was to go into massage parlors and whack everyone he saw.  Half the fatalities were Asian chicks, the others were customers of various skin colors, shades, and hues, yet; the Dems scream about Asian Race Hatred in the United States.   (Note- I think one of the chicks gave the shooter a case of incurable syphilis which made him go berserk.  Back during the Vietnam War, U.S. servicemen afflicted with the so-called ‘black syphilis’ could not be returned home).
  86. 2021 Wednesday B: 2020 Election Updates- Sen. Tom Cotton, R-AR, condemns the U.S. Chamber of Commerce backing various Democratic candidates around the country in the 2020 Elections.  The Chamber like every other government department, agency, and affiliate is supposed to be- as required by law– to be NONPARTISAN.  Thank you, Senator Cotton.   Meanwhile, intelligence news continues to come out showing that the Russians, the Chi-Coms (they always try to leave the number one foe of the country out of any list of scumbags), Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, and most every other s**thole nation tried to interfere in the 2020 Presidential Election.  This morning, some unnamed source in the Deep State swore that the Russians tried to help Trump win in 2020 (yeah, right) but like usual, NO EVIDENCE exists of any change in vote tallies.  No, the only place where changes in vote tallies exists is with Dominion Voting Systems- a corrupt company from a third-rate country as well as Hugo Chavez’s election-stealing software of choice, Smartmatic.  We hope to see both companies destroyed.   As for Canada, F**k Canada.  Never visiting that s**thole country ever again.  Regarding the 2020 Presidential Election, President Donald J. Trump lambastes the U.S. Supreme Court over its timidity in NOT hearing the numerous election fraud cases brought before it.  (Speaking of President Trump, he won’t decide on another run in 2024 until we see the outcome of the 2022 Mid-Term Elections).  
  87. 2021 Wednesday C: Today is St. Patrick’s Day and a massive parade of pro-Donald J. Trump supporters is marching through the Big Apple, carrying gigantic American flags while human scum Antifa and Black Lives Matter attempts to impede their progress.  Send Antifa and BLM scum to Riker’s Island for a couple of weeks.  They will exit the notorious facility wearing dresses and prancing around like Kansas City f*****s.  It would do them good.  Still, dimwits such as Mayor Bill Di Blasio and sex-perv Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo claim that Trump has NO support in either the city or the Empire State.   
  88. 2021 Wednesday D:  Joe Biden Updates- senile Joe Biden is still demanding that EVERY American worker wear masks to prevent the spread of the China Virus while on the border, no one cares, come on in, illegal aliens!  F**k Joe.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden flipflops yet again by distancing himself from a fellow groper, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo.  He tells George Stephanopoulos that he believes ‘Cuomo will undergo prosecution.’  Next, Joe Biden’s nominee for deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor Julie Su is on the hotseat because under her watch in California, tens of millions of dollars were stolen in COVID-19 relief funds, money that went to foreigners, death row inmates, and illegal aliens.  Just what we need at the federal level.   Meanwhile, we continue hearing about the upcoming Joe Biden press conference and all we can do is laugh until our guts hurt.  This mentally debilitated dimwit cannot speak for longer than a few minutes.  Watch out for DEEP FAKES and MULTIPLE TAKES spliced together to make it appear to be LIVE.  Finally, Joe Biden supports ENDING the filibuster NOW.  Dems claim the filibuster is a relic from the Jim Crow era.
  89. 2021 Wednesday E:  U.S. Border News- Representative Chip Roy, R-TX 21st District, says that MOST illegals are young adult (military age) males and NOT the children the Democrats wail they are.   Meanwhile, the ‘Biden administration’ is limiting what Customs and Border Patrol officials can tell the press about the massive invasion along the southern border.  Many consider it to be an ‘informal gag order’ as if they speak to the press, they stand to lose their jobs.  Next, more than 40 Republicans accuse the ‘Biden administration’ of committing ‘unlawful acts’ along the southern border by halting construction of the Trump Border Wall that already has been funded.  They demand construction continue.  Meanwhile, Congressman Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st District, says that ‘Joe Biden is doing to the United States what Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo is doing to New York.’  We’ll let you decide on the appropriate adjectives. Next, polls of GOP voters say that Republicans support harsh measures along the border.[xii]  Finally, ‘Vice President Kooky Kamala Harris’ continues to evade reporters’ questions as to the status of the illegal alien brats in custody. 
  90. 2021 Wednesday F: LOSER News Update- Portland, Oregon, Mayor Ted Wheeler told reporters that ‘Portland residents are tired by the nightly violence.’  Then STOP IT, you frigging dope!  Crack some heads, send people to prison, do to them what they have been doing to your city for more than 18 months now.  Exterminate them like the vermin they are.   In other LOSER News Updates, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom now is taking the threat to his existence seriously but it’s too late for him to save himself.  He continues blasting Republicans but Gavin, there are more Democrats in the Golden State who want to see YOU GO.  The drive has until April 29 to authenticate ALL signatures and then arrange the recall election.  We have another Gray Davis heading out of office.  Meanwhile, left-wing dimwit LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers has purchased part ownership of the Boston Red Sox, a Major League Baseball team.  Next, WOKE actress Natalie Portman has rewritten all fairy tales and fables so that they are now WOKE, too.[xiii]  Finally, the New York State Assembly has retained former Robert S. Mueller III investigative attorney Greg Andres of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP to investigate the “Lov Gov,” Andrew “Killer” Cuomo.  Ai-yi-yi!  Cuomo is in BIG TROUBLE.
  91. 2021 Wednesday G:  Miscellaneous Updates- 400 Illinois National Guardsmen-and-women return home from Washington, D.C., and are glad to do so even though U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin begged them to stay.   Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken promises the “U.S. will counter Chi-Com aggressiveness” while the defense secretary promises to protect South Korea from their northern neighbors.  Awesome.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate is discussing the “Bolivar Act,” a law that will prohibit U.S. tax dollars from going to contracts in which Venezuelan government apparatchiks have their hands.  Giving U.S. tax dollars to abortionists is A-Okay but we have to stand strong against the Maduro regime.  Wow.  Next, Disneyland to reopen at the end of April.  Finally, Uber drivers in the United Kingdom to get minimum wage, holiday pay, and pensions BUT NO sick leave and family leave pay.  Double wow.  (Note- Derek Chauvin’s defense attorneys now believe his trial should be moved elsewhere since the city of Minneapolis paid George Floyd’s family $27 million for their pain and suffering.  We agree).
  92. 2021 Wednesday H: Second Amendment/Gun News- Arizona State Representative Leo Biasiucci, R-AZ 5th House District, has put forth H.B. 2111 that will transform Arizona into a Second Amendment sanctuary state.  We love it.  A Senate counterpart, Senator David Gowan, R-AZ 14th Senate District, has also put forth a similar bill- S.B. 1328.  Representative Biasiucci says he ‘borrowed the same language former California Governor Jerry Brown used when he crafted the Golden State’s notorious sanctuary state law.   California’s law stood the challenges and thus so will Arizona’s when the Democrats take it to the courts which they inevitably ALWAYS do.   At the federal level, 34 Democrats express support for the Assault Weapons Ban of 2021.  Our thoughts on the matter?  F**k all of them Democrats.  The American people are taking great care to conceal their guns from the federal government.   Elsewhere, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, says that ‘the Democratic Party’s infrastructure bill is a Trojan Horse with which it will drop massive tax increases on the American people.’  He also says that the Dems are doing everything possible to bypass any GOP input or resistance.  Finally, the IRS is extending the tax deadline into May 2021.
  93. 2021 Wednesday I:  COVID-19 News and Related News- Australia is going to help Papua New Guinea get its hands on 1 million Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines.  However, Dr. Brian Tyson of All-Valley Urgent Care in El Centro, California, says he has used hydroxychloroquine, aka Plaquenil, with enormous success which means this questionable vaccine was NEVER necessary to combat the Chi-Com illness.’   Next, we learn today that the Chi-Coms have infiltrated various U.S. virology facilities and studies so they can- you guessed it- steal our challenging work like the scumbags ALWAYS do.  The Chi-Coms have not had an original idea in decades.  Elsewhere, the HHS is going to invest $12 billion so it can test more people.  How about testing the illegal aliens all over the southern border?   Finally, Germany claims that NEW cases of the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever are rising at an exponential rate.  This tells us that every time the world is returning to normal, the left-wing globalists start crying about cases going UP.  They want one-world government, and this is the pathway in which to do it.   (Note- Senator Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee says another way the communist Chinese enter the U.S. and corrupt our people is through the sister cities program.  Boot all Chi-Com entities out of the United States.  NOW!)
  94. 2021 Wednesday J: Democratic Party News- the Senate is going to reverse the filibuster rule.  They want Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., to become states to which, we say, “Why not Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands, Northern Marianas, Midway, Johnston, and Palmyra Atolls, Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Wake Island, Navassa Island, and Kingman Reef?  If the Chi-Coms can build real estate atop reefs and the like, why can’t the Democrats?  Imagine how many senators and congressmen-and-women you scumbags could add to the House and Senate?  Start breaking states up, you could add another 25 stars to the flag, 50 more senators and God knows how many congressional seats.  
  95. 2021 Wednesday K: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 120,985,381 confirmed cases, +479,407, 2,675,158, confirmed deaths, +9,561, and 68,595,050 confirmed recoveries, +269,845.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,788,154 confirmed cases, up 68,346 from yesterday’s reporting, 542,304 confirmed deaths, UP 1,274, and 115,823,492 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 213,827 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- Vegetable Joe, in another two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.    
  96. 2021 Wednesday L: 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: 3,628,693 confirmed cases, 56,788 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 451 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers for several days now).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 353,960 confirmed cases, 5,206 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Maine, aka the Pine Tree State: currently, they have 47,591 confirmed cases, 725 confirmed deaths, and 12,898 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 822,703 confirmed cases, 6,048 confirmed deaths, and 790,340 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Chile, the home of the rescued trapped miners and Augusto Pinochet: 900,782 cases of the old the Communist China Condition, 21,789 confirmed deaths and 845,712 confirmed recoveries.  
  97. 2021 Wednesday M: Boy!  The Stock Markets are up because American BIG BUSINESS is salivating at all the low wage economic slave labor pouring across the southern border.  Time to invest BIG.  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,015.37, UP 189.42 points (+0.58%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,525.20, UP 53.63 points (+0.40%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,974.12, UP 11.41 points (+0.29%).  The price of GOLD is $1,744.00 per troy oz., +16.90 (+0.98%) while the price of SILVER is $26.41 per troy ounce, +0.35 (+1.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,216.10 per troy oz, +16.80 (+1.40%) while the price of COPPER is $4.15 per pound, +0.03 (+0.64%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,577.50 per troy oz, +3.16 (+79.00%). The price of RHODIUM is $2,175.50 per troy oz, +2.11 (+45.00%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.44 per barrel, -0.16 (-0.25%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.50 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.38.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.   In Australian dollar, one greenback equals 1.28.   Meanwhile, the Fed expects to keep its key rate near ZERO through 2023 which means the wealthy continue becoming wealthier while the middle class continues sinking into the lower economic classes.  This is NOT right.
  98. 2021 Wednesday N: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.865 per gallon, $3.573 in Hawaii, and $3.292 in Washington state.  Time for ALL Red States and portions of states to secede from the Communist States of America.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,062,551,889,135 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.  Cloward and Piven running amok.  The country is going to implode.   
  99. 2021 Wednesday O: It’s official- the GOP of Alaska has censured Senator Lisa Murkowski and have told her they don’t even want her identifying as a Republican in the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.  Meanwhile the U.S. Senate confirms Katherine Tai as the- wait for it- the first woman of color (whoopie do!) to be U.S. Trade Chief.   Next, the Biden administration is concerned that ‘homegrown extremists in the United States are soon going to be launching attacks against the government and the people.’  Yeah, sure.  Moving on, Chris Salcedo reports that the U.S. military is indeed going to lower its standards for purposes of inclusivity.  Maybe the Chi-Coms should nuke US?  Either that or the jihadists need to take charge.  The numbers of people they will be throwing off high towers will be in the millions.  LOL.  Speaking of the U.S. military, Salcedo reports that the Biden administration wants to purge the fighting forces of ALL pro-America patriots.   Finally, incredibly low IQ talk show TV host Joy Behar says that ‘Antifa is not a real thing, that it doesn’t exist.’  Stupid bi**h.
  100. 2021 Wednesday P: Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3543 with a $30 million up for grabs: 10, 13, 19, 22, 46, and Mega 10.  Out of 116,568 winning tickets, ONE person had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $38,929.  The winning ticket was sold at a Fast & Easy in Hayward, CA 94541.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Drawing #829 with a $200 million jackpot on the line tonight: 34, 38, 42, 61, 62, and Powerball 19.  Out of 80,698 winning tickets, the highest winners was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $45,065.
  101. 2021 Wednesday Q: In other interesting news for the night, 31-year-old Paul Murray of San Antonio, Texas, underwent arrest earlier this evening by Secret Service agents and Washington, D.C. police.  He was lurking around Vice President Kamala Harris’ mansion, the Naval Observatory.  He had several guns in his automobile and could not explain his reason for being there.   Next, feminist author Naomi Wolf, author of “The End of America” has been banned from Twitter for having guested on the Tucker Carlson Show on Fox News Channel.
  102. 2022 Thursday: We’re undergoing changes. 

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[i] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane, the Jefferson Starship, Starship, and of the various bands’ members beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  Please look for them and enjoy.

[ii] We promoted the music of a group of interconnected venerable British rock bands 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.

[iii] We shared the music of the Lovin’ Spoonful with the readership beginning on Saturday, 14-September-2013 through Tuesday, 24-September-2013.  At the time, we made the oversight of not sharing the music of John B. Sebastian with the readership, so we do hope we come back around to promoting him sometime in the next 15 years or so.

[iv] 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.

[v] We look forward to promoting the music of Thin Lizzy when we promote the music of U2, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.

[vi] 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.  This would include the music of .38-Special, too.

[vii] We hope to share the music of Smashing Pumpkins with the world within the next decade or so when we will do a series of Grunge Rock and/or modern psychedelic rock bands.

[viii] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.  Sadly, at the time, we failed to promote the music of both Axis Point as well as Roger Chapman’s solo catalog, so we hope to correct those mistakes sometime within the next five years.

[ix] 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.

[x] If we are still here in 20 years, we most likely will be doing Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Poison, and all the rest of the crazy bands but you can bet we will never do the music of Maroon Five.

[xi] 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.

[xii] We most assuredly do (well, most of us) who want to see military installations installed, minefields, antipersonnel and antivehicle obstacles and pits created as well electrified fencing, anti-tunneling measures, foo gas pits, even seeding the Rio Grande with alligator pups brought from the southeaster portion of the country.  We also would love to see predator drones overhead and open bounties placed on the heads of human traffickers and facilitators and long prison sentences for those apprehended in northern Alaska.  Child traffickers should be executed on the spot with lead to the back of the head.

[xiii] We’re sorry, this bitch is a dingbat, and she needs to awaken her mind from the liberal prison into which, SHE placed it when she joined the left.

71. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2022

1954 Friday: In French Indochina, the French Union troops stationed at Dien Bien Phu are aware that enemy activity surrounding their various outlying strongpoints is increasing. The People’s Army is digging approach trenches in the daylight so that when the attack begins tomorrow afternoon, the Viet Minh will be able to approach undercover of their trenches to just outside the barbed wire perimeters. French patrols are encountering more stiffening enemy resistance and a few captured prisoners tell them it’s coming tomorrow.

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71. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices John Archibald Campbell and Edward Douglass White; U.S. Attorney General Charles Devens; Acting U.S. Attorney General Stuart M. Gerson; U.S. Interior Secretaries Carl Schurz and Richard A. Ballinger; U.S. Secretaries of State Hamilton Fish and William M. Evarts; U.S. Treasury Secretary George S. Boutwell; U.S. Secretary of War George W. McCrary; U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth and Mitt Romney; Reichsminister Wilhelm Frick; Badfinger featuring Mike Gibbons, the Doobie Brothers featuring Michael Hossack, the Jackson Five featuring Marlon Jackson, Jerry Garcia with Augustus Stanley Owsley III, Little Feat featuring William “Bill” Payne, “Love,” the debut album by the Los Angeles rock band, Love, Mick Jagger (of the Rolling Stones) & Bianca Perez Morena de Macias, and Paul McCartney & Linda Eastman:

  1. 254 Sunday: The 23rd Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope St. Stephen I began his time as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date and would guide his earthly flock until August 2, 257.
  2. 417 Sunday: The 40th Roman Catholic Pope St. Innocent I ended his time as pontiff on this date.  He first became the shepherd of all Christendom on December 21, 401.
  3. 604 Monday: The 64th Roman Catholic Pope St. Gregory I ends his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became pontiff on September 03, 590.
  4. 1054 Sunday: The 152nd Roman Catholic Pope Leo IX escapes captivity and returns to the city of Rome.
  5. 1088 Monday: The 159th Roman Catholic Pope Urban II assumed his position on this date.  As the shepherd of all Christendom, he would guide his Holy Roman Catholic Flock until July 29, 1099.
  6. 1144 Sunday: The 166th Roman Catholic Pope Lucius II assumed his role as the shepherd of global Christendom on this date.  He would guide his flock from this day forward until February 15, 1145.
  7. 1609 Thursday: English explorers make the Bermuda Islands a colony.
  8. 1664 Wednesday: England’s King Charles II granted an area of land in present-day North America known as New Netherland to his brother, James, the Duke of York, which becomes the New Jersey Colony.   
  9. 1755 Wednesday: In North Arlington, N.J., engineers use the steam locomotive for the first time.
  10. 1789 Thursday: The Congress of the United States created the U.S. Post Office on this date.
  11. 1799 Tuesday: The Austro-Hungarian Empire declares war on France.
  12. 1849 Monday: First gold-seekers bound for California, arrive in Nicaragua.
  13. 1860 Monday: The U.S. Congress accepts the Preemption Bill, which grants free land in the West to anyone who will colonize it. 
  14. 1863 Thursday: President Jefferson Davis delivered his State of the Confederacy address.
  15. 1864 Saturday: President Abraham Lincoln promoted Ulysses S. Grant to the rank of general-in-chief of the Union armies in the Civil War.
  16. 1867 Tuesday: The last French troops leave Mexico after Mexican nationalists drive them out of their nation.
  17. 1869 Friday: The 28th U.S. Treasury Secretary George S. Boutwell assumed office on this date.   First a Democrat and then a Republican, Boutwell served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until March 16, 1873.
  18. 1877 Monday: In Alsenz, Kingdom of Bavaria, German Empire, future Nazi official Wilhelm Frick is born.  He served as Reichsminister of the Interior January 30, 1933, to August 20, 1943, and then as Protector of Bohemia and Moravia from August 24, 1943, to May 08, 1945.  Following World War II, he was one of the many Nazis executed at Nuremburg for war crimes.  
  19. 1877 Monday A: Elsewhere, the 26th U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish leaves office on this date.  First a Whig, and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 17, 1869, until today.  His replacement- the 27th U.S. Secretary of State William M. Evarts- assumed office on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Rutherford B. Hayes and from March 12, 1877, to March 07, 1881.  Next, the 33rd U.S. Secretary of War George W. McCrary assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from today until December 09, 1879. 
  20. 1877 Monday B: The 35th U.S. Attorney General Charles Devens assumed his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Rutherford, B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, to March 04, 1881.  Next, the 13th U.S. Interior Secretary Carl Schurz assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from today until March 07, 1881.
  21. 1884 Wednesday: Mississippi establishes first state college for women in the U.S.  Education authorities named it Mississippi Industrial Institute and College.
  22. 1889 Tuesday: Almon B. Stowger applied for a patent for his automatic telephone system.  Meanwhile, in Baltimore, Maryland, the 33rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell died.  A Democrat, he was nominated by Franklin Pierce to fill the seat of Associate Justice John McKinley.  He served from 03-22-1853 to 04-30-1861.
  23. 1894 Monday: Coca-Cola appeared in bottles on store shelves for the first time.  Meanwhile, the 55th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Douglass White assumed his position on the high court on this date.  He served until December 18, 1910.   A Democrat, he would later be nominated to become the 9th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice by President William Howard Taft to fill Melville Fuller’s seat.  In this capacity, he would serve from December 19, 1910, to May 19, 1921.
  24. 1906 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States ruled that corporations must yield incriminating evidence in antitrust suits.
  25. 1911 Sunday: Dr. Fletcher of Rockefeller Institute discovered the cause of infantile paralysis.  Meanwhile, the 24th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Richard A. Ballinger left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William Howard Taft, from March 06, 1909, until today.
  26. 1912 Tuesday: The Girl Scouts of the USA had its beginnings as Juliette Gordon Low of Savannah, Georgia, founded the first American troop of the Girl Guides.  Meanwhile, Captain Albert Berry performs the first jump from a plane using a parachute.
  27. 1923 Monday: Inventor Lee De Forest publicly demonstrated his sound-on-movie film system, called “Phonofilm,” in New York.
  28. 1930 Wednesday: Gandhi began his 200-mile march to the sea that symbolized his defiance of British rule over India.
  29. 1933 Sunday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered the first of 30 radio addresses that came to be known as “fireside chats,” telling Americans what was being done to deal with the nation’s economic crisis.
  30. 1938 Saturday: Nazi Germany invades neighboring Austria—peacefully—the Anschluss, which incorporates that nation into Germany.
  31. 1940 Tuesday: During the Winter War of 1939-1940, the Finns surrender and give up territory to the invading Soviet Union.  The surrender ceremony occurs in Moscow and the Finns are grateful the Soviets did not gobble up their entire nation.  Due to this land grab, the Finns would join forces with the Axis powers in 1941.
  32. 1941 Wednesday: German armor begins arriving in North Africa so the Afrika Korps can commence the drive to run the British out of the region and capture the Suez Canal.  The British have gotten the better of their Italian foes whereas now, they are going to face the Afrika Korps head on.
  33. 1942 Thursday: The Americans begin landing in French territory New Caledonia in the Pacific.  They will build up supplies here and use this sleepy colony as a staging area with which to begin reclaiming Guadalcanal from the Japanese forces preparing to land there with the goal of using it as a way of isolating Australia from the rest of the British Empire.
  34. 1944 Sunday: Japanese troops commence falling back from Hill 700 in Bougainville after throwing one assault after another against Allied troops defending it.
  35. 1945 Monday: New York City becomes the first in the nation to prohibit discrimination by race and by creed.  Meanwhile, Italy’s Communist Party calls for an armed uprising against the Nazi occupiers.
  36. 1947 Wednesday: Mitt Romney, future governor of Massachusetts, 2012 losing presidential nominee for the Republican Party, and an attacker of Donald Trump in 2016, is born on this date in Detroit, Michigan.  As a U.S. Senator, he would enter the world’s most deliberative body on January 03, 2019, representing Utah. Meanwhile, President Harry S. Truman establishes the “Truman Doctrine” to help Greece and Turkey resist Communism.
  37. 1949 Saturday: Mike Gibbons, future drummer with the British rock band, Badfinger[i], was born in Swansea, Wales, on this date.  Elsewhere, William “Bill” Payne—future longtime keyboardist with the famed Southern rock band, Little Feat[ii]—was born in Waco, Texas, on this date.
  38. 1951 Monday: “Dennis the Menace,” created by cartoonist Hank Ketchum, made its syndicated debut in 16 newspapers.  Meanwhile, U.N. forces drive North Korean, and Chinese forces out of the South Korean capital of Seoul.
  39. 1954 Friday: In French Indochina, the French Union troops stationed at Dien Bien Phu are aware that enemy activity surrounding their various outlying strongpoints is increasing.  The People’s Army is digging approach trenches in the daylight so that when the attack begins tomorrow afternoon, the Viet Minh will be able to approach undercover of their trenches to just outside the barbed wire perimeters.  French patrols are encountering more stiffening enemy resistance and a few captured prisoners tell them it’s coming tomorrow.
  40. 1955 Saturday: Legendary jazz musician Charlie “Bird” Parker died in New York at age 34.
  41. 1956 Monday: In New Britain, Connecticut, heavyweight boxer Floyd Patterson put his pro record to 28-1 with a TKO of opponent, Jimmy Walls, with a TKO at the 2:29 minute mark of Round 2 of a scheduled 10-round bout.
  42. 1957 Tuesday: Future member of the Jackson Five[iii]–Marlon Jackson (backing and lead vocals 1964-1985 / 2001 / 2012-present)—is born in Gary, Indiana, on this date.
  43. 1959 Thursday: The U.S. House joined the U.S. Senate in approving the statehood of Hawaii.
  44. 1964 Thursday: Malcolm X resigns from the Nation of Islam.  Meanwhile, labor thug, Jimmy Hoffa, receives the court’s sentence of 8 years in a federal prison.
  45. 1966 Saturday: Bobby Hull of the Chicago Blackhawks became the first National Hockey League player to score 51 points in a single season.   Meanwhile, the Los Angeles-based rock band, Love[iv], releases its first self-titled album, “Love.”
  46. 1968 Tuesday: In Bangkok, Thailand, future U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth is born.  A future Democrat, she would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2017, representing the state of Illinois.
  47. 1969 Wednesday: In London, Beatle[v] Paul McCartney marries Linda Louise Eastman, heir to the Kodak family fortune.
  48. 1971 Friday: Syrian general and premier, Hafez al-Assad, becomes the president of Syria.  Meanwhile, Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones[vi] marries Bianca Perez Morena de Macias, a Nicaraguan beauty.
  49. 1976 Friday: After stopping communist forces led by the Cuban military, South African forces begin pulling out of neighboring Angola.
  50. 1980 Wednesday: A Chicago jury found John Wayne Gacy, Jr., guilty of the murders of 33 men and boys.  The following day, the judge sentenced him to death and after years of appeals, he went to the executioner in May 1994.
  51. 1985 Tuesday: Former President Richard M. Nixon announced that he planned to drop Secret Service protection and hire his own bodyguards to lower the deficit by $3 million.  Meanwhile, the United States and the USSR began arms control talks in Geneva.
  52. 1986 Wednesday: In Bloomington, Minnesota, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Young scored a split decision over opponent, Rocky Sekorski, in a 10-round bout to put his pro record to 32-16-2.  As for Sekorski, his record went to 31-16-2.
  53. 1987 Thursday: In Hot Springs, Arkansas, heavyweight boxer Randall “Tex” Cobb beats his opponent, Phil Rendine via a 2nd Round KO in a scheduled 7-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 25-7.
  54. 1989 Sunday: Prime Minister Sadiq al Mahdi of Sudan formed a new government to end the ongoing civil war trashing his country.  
  55. 1990 Monday: The Los Angeles Raiders announce they are returning to Oakland, California.
  56. 1993 Friday: The Pentagon called for the closure of 31 major military bases.  Meanwhile, Janet Reno took the oath of office becoming the first female U.S. attorney general.   Her predecessor, Acting U.S. Attorney General Stuart M. Gerson stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton from January 20, 1993, until today.
  57. 1994 Saturday: The Church of England ordained its first female priests.
  58. 1999 Friday: Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic became members of NATO on this date.  All three nations were former members of the Warsaw Pact.
  59. 2003 Wednesday: Authorities rescued Elizabeth Smart, the 15-year-old girl who had vanished from her bedroom nine months earlier, in a Salt Lake City suburb with two drifters, Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Barzee.  Both Mitchell and Barzee are serving prison terms for kidnapping and raping the girl. 
  60. 2009 Thursday: The administrators of the Sears Tower in Chicago announced they would rename the building Willis Tower.
  61. 2011 Saturday: In Queensland, Australia, Grateful Dead[vii] soundman and creator of the best LSD on Earth- Augustus Stanley Owsley III- dies in an automobile mishap at the age of 76.
  62. 2012 Monday: The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the world now has 7 billion people.  Meanwhile, a section of China’s high-speed rail track collapses, possibly due to heavy rains.  Elsewhere, longtime drummer with the rock band, the Doobie Brothers[viii]—Michael Hossack—dies at age 65 in Dubois, Wyoming.
  63. 2013 Tuesday: In Rome, Italy, Catholic Cardinals meet in a conclave to choose a successor to Pope Benedict XVI.
  64. 2014 Wednesday: President Obama meets with Ukrainian acting Prime Minster Yatsenyuk and vows to ‘stand with Ukraine’ in its conflict with Russia.
  65. 2015 Thursday: After 366,000 U.S. citizens have lost $15 million to telephone scammers who call claiming to be IRS agents, the Internal Revenue Service warns of an increase in these types of crimes.  Scammers call from India purporting to be IRS agents and get debit card numbers, which allows them to drain the bank accounts of the unfortunates.
  66. 2016 Saturday: U.S. primary elections and caucuses continue today.  Florida Senator Marco Rubio, GOP, wins the caucus in Washington, D.C., while Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, nabs most of the delegates in Wyoming.   In the Northern Marianas Islands Democratic caucuses, Hillary Rodham Clinton wins big.  Meanwhile, voters in Guam also go to the polls.
  67. 2017 Sunday: American actor David Burns dies of heart attack at age 68.   Elsewhere, people digging through a rubbish heap outside Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, cause a landslide that claims the lives of at least 48 people.  It must have been one hell of a rubbish heap, folks, one the size of a mid-sized building.
  68. 2018 Monday: British Prime Minister Theresa May says it was ‘highly likely’ that Moscow was behind the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter on March 04.  Meanwhile, the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives announces the end of its investigation into ‘Russian election interference in the 2016 Presidential Election’ which drives the Democrats bat-crap crazy.  Preliminary findings clear President Trump of ANY collusion with the Russkies.
  69. 2019 Tuesday: The British government under Prime Minister Theresa May suffers a second setback and loss in the attempt to fulfill Brexit what with votes against her deal 391 to 242.  Meanwhile in Syria as the fight against ISIS winds down, 3,000 Islamist thugs surrender to Syrian Democratic Forces in Baghouz, the last ISIS stronghold left to topple.  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo orders all remaining U.S. diplomats and family members to come home immediately.  This after the Maduro regime threatens violence against Americans as being behind the ongoing blackout engulfing the country. 
  70. 2020 Thursday: CPUSA candidate, oh wait, he is running as a Democrat, Sen. Bernie Sanders goes to the mics in Burlington, VT, and does his best to scare the hell out of the American people.  His solution to the Wuhan Virus, aka COVID-19, a gift from China to the rest of the world all because they took it where the sun don’t shine when they signed the U.S.-China trade deal, is for the American people to immediately embrace Marxism as run and defined by him.  Following upon the heels of the NBA canceling its season, the NHL does the same.  Major League Baseball has motioned that spring training could be on the rocks, too, if not the entire season.  What should be clear to ALL is that the LEFT never lets a good crisis go to waste and anything that will enable them to advance socialism and big government even further is in their wheelhouse.  So far, ONLY 39 Americans have succumbed to the Wuhan Virus, most of them in a Washington state nursing home.  If you have ever worked in such a facility, you would understand WHY this tragic statistic is so.  Of course- according to Bernie and his fellow Democrats, the Trump administration is STUPID and incapable of doing anything to thwart the Chinese-transmitted virus.  In the spirit of everything, we encourage the president to postpone the election until ALL is clear.
  71. 2021 Friday: Today is Day 52 of the Biden Regime.  Not good, folks, not good.  Stick around to discover the truth with us.  First, Democrats and liberals are celebrating the AMAZING SPEECH delivered by “Vegetable Joe” Biden last night, a speech in which, he takes full credit for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine.  Oh, Joe managed to stumble through 23 minutes of a speech- obviously on teleprompter- and managed to walk to and from the speech down the lengthy hall without falling flat on his space.  As Dick Morris told Newsmax TV, ‘Joe Biden is the rooster taking credit for the sunrise.’  Dick’s right.  Never have we seen something so pathetic, so lackluster, so impotent in our lives.  The enemies of our nation must be wondering how they were so lucky to get this feeble, drooling old fool into the White House.  This is not good for the United States. 
  72. 2021 Friday A: Apparently, the accusers of New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo are facing harassment online.  Sounds like something the Goombah Governor would have his flunkies do.  We hope they go to jail, too.  Speaking of “Killer Cuomo,” Democrats in New York such as the “Baby Evita,” aka Alexandria Ocasio, aka AOC, aka Sandy Cortez, and overweight Jerrold Nadler (along with 10 other House Dems)- along with Big Apple Mayor Bill Di Blasio- are all demanding the beleaguered Empire State governor step down, NOW.  Still, “Killer Cuomo” says, ‘I ain’t going nowhere, I have a job to do.’  Listen moron: the longer you fight this, the worse it’s going to be for you.  LEAVE NOW, especially now that yet another accuser has stepped forward. 
  73. 2021 Friday B: As illegal aliens swamp the southern border and as concerned Americans begin gearing up to head to the border to repel the invasion, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi says, “Crisis, what crisis?”  The octogenarian speaker never met an illegal alien she didn’t love.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says, “the Biden administration must address the crisis on the southern border.”  Wow.  You go, Chuck, you go!   In other crooked Democratic Party news, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez Jr., D-TX 15th congressional district, even as he urged the United States to divest from the People’s Republic of China maintained a Chi-Com bank account of between $100,000 to $250,000.  Typical Democrat, talking out of both sides of his face.  
  74. 2021 Friday C: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing the city of Austin, Texas, for refusing to follow Governor Greg Abbot’s order to terminate ALL mask mandates within the Lone Star State.  Austin is like liberal pus-filled sore in an otherwise DEEP RED Texas.  Go get ‘em, AG Paxton!   Elsewhere, the state of Kentucky’s Senate passes a bill that would criminalize taunting of all law enforcement officers.  Excellent.   Next, New York prosecutor Cyrus Vance Jr., the man ‘investigating President Donald J. Trump,’ says he won’t run for another term. 
  75. 2021 Friday D: Following the disastrous interview with Oprah Winfrey, popularity polls show that Mr. and Mrs. Meghan Markle are dropping fast.  Listening to Meghan Markle snivel and whine about the family that took her in and made her one of them is not only disgusting but traitorous.  Their sickening actions should cancel both her and her husband, the Person formerly known as Prince Harry, to undergo CANCELATION for good, IF the Cancel Culture actually pursued losers.  Finally, Geraldo “Al Capone’s Vault” Rivera says he’s NOT going to seek Senator Rob Portman’s seat in November 2022.
  76. 2021 Friday E: The City of Minneapolis settles for $27 million with the family of George Floyd.  Family attorney and race-baiter Benjamin Crump gets up there and continues blasting those who made it possible.  This guy never saw a pot of racial confrontation he did not want to stir.  The autopsy showed that Mr. Floyd was full of drugs and that his body showed no signs of fatal physical injuries as the prosecution alleges fired M. P. D. Officer Derek Chauvin and three other officers caused the low-level thug.  We still believe Keith Ellison- Minnesota’s AG- is going to blow this case and even with 3rd degree murder charges restored to the pantheon of charges upon which, the prosecution hopes to win a conviction.  No, AG Ellison is going to become a goat.     
  77. 2021 Friday F: Former U.S. Green Beret Army Captain Jeffrey MacDonald, age 77, is seeking release from prison on compassionate grounds.  MacDonald has been in prison for more than 40 years now having been convicted of killing his pregnant wife and two daughters on February 17, 1970.  He has sought release before and has always claimed innocence in the matter, stating that a band of violent hippies murdered his family.   No motive has ever been presented of which, we know, but the Army captain received three consecutive life sentences, nevertheless. 
  78. 2021 Friday G: Arizona five-term Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, D-2nd congressional district, announces that she won’t be seeking another term in Congress.   In other news, the Biden administration is holding talks with Israel, discussing Iran and other regional issues.  Speaking of ‘Joe Biden,’ Ric Grenell says the fact that Vice President Kamala Harris is holding talks with world leaders is extremely troubling.   In other Joe Biden news, he wants every American to be eligible for the vaccines President Donald J. Trump created to combat the Chi-Vi by May 01, 2021.  In other news of interest, President Trump’s COVID-19 coordinator (and backstabber) Dr. Deborah Birx, is leaving government service and going to work for a Texas air purifier company.  Good riddance.  
  79. 2021 Friday H: Host of the Summer Olympics, Japan refuses the offer of a Chi-Com offer of a Bat Flu vaccine.  So would we. WHO is stupid enough to take a vaccine from the country that set the pandemic in motion?  WTF?  Meanwhile, the Chi-Com-run World Health Organization is investigating the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine following reports of coagulation problems and pulmonary embolisms reported in several European Union countries such as the Netherlands, Austria, Norway, Denmark, and Italy.  We are not advocating anyone take this crap, especially the Johnson & Johnson vaccine that uses fetal tissue harvested from abortions both in its manufacture and its testing.  The Catholic Church even warned Catholics worldwide to avoid this POS vaccine.[ix]
  80. 2021 Friday I: As we continue learning of all the PORK in the $1.9 trillion Chi-Vi relief bill, the more shocking it becomes what with inmates on death row and illegal aliens qualifying for ‘stimulus checks.’  Add to that more than $350 billion to bail out BLUE STATE GOVERNMENTS AND LOCALES and one can see the making of yet another Obama-Biden Era PORKULUS in which, the federal government always had on hand a big slush fund with which to fund their supporters in a perpetual money-go-round all the while the citizens of the country suffer.   Imagine, the mayor of Portland, Oregon, Teddy Wheeler, wants several million so he can rebuild his tattered and abandoned police force.  Still, the bill directs $268 billion to education even as schools in many parts of the country refuse to reopen.  Additional hundreds of millions of dollars will flow to Planned Parenthood, to Obamacare exchanges, and to every other left-wing liberal load of hooey Democrats love. 
  81. 2021 Friday J: CNN’s ratings continue to collapse sans President Donald J. Trump in the White House and after seeing porcine loser Brian Stelter sitting in his skivvies with his laptop’s camera lens focused on his crotch area while he does the news, NO wonder.  Did we see him sitting in his drawers either before or after ‘pulling a Toobin?’[x]  What is it with these sick left-wing losers?  Put your pants on you pudgy pig.
  82. 2021 Friday K: Congressman Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st congressional district, and Congressman Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, say that Joe Biden and ONLY Joe Biden bears complete responsibility for the disaster befalling our southern border and Customs and Border Patrol officers fighting to stem the massive tide of illegals seeking to invade the country.    In other news, the Quadrilateral Nations- aka ‘Quad Nations (United States, Japan, India, and Australia)- are meeting to discuss countermeasures against the Chi-Coms who are becoming a REGIONAL adversary in the Indo-Pacific Region.
  83. 2021 Friday L: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 118,742,439 confirmed cases, +623,106, 2,632,364, confirmed deaths, +10,420, and 67,253,779 confirmed recoveries, +326,819.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,509,986 confirmed cases, up 41,225 from yesterday’s reporting, 535,758 confirmed deaths, UP 1,012, and 115,036,827 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 207,281 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- Vegetable Joe, in another two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.
  84. 2021 Friday M: 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: 3,614,568 confirmed cases, 55,138 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases (DOWN from yesterday’s number), 448 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 350,661 confirmed cases, 5,167 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Montana, aka the Big Sky or Treasure State: currently, they have 101,561 confirmed cases, 1,392 confirmed deaths, and 99,213 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 814,250 confirmed cases, 5,967 confirmed deaths, and 773,545 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Indonesia, the largest Muslim-majority nation on Earth: 1,410,134 cases of the old Hubei Hooey, 38,229 confirmed deaths, and 1,231,254 confirmed recoveries.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, how about their numbers: 90,002 confirmed cases (our sources in Hong Kong say multiply everything by 75,000-percent and add the numbers for a total of 71,358,428 confirmed cases, 3,724,401 confirmed deaths, and 65,835,291 confirmed recoveries- and remember- these are still low-end numbers.  Estimates, of course, because communist nations ALWAYS lie…
  85. 2021 Friday N: Bob Sellers on Newsmax reports consumer confidence is at its highest point since before the Xi Jinping Bat Flu swept across the world.   Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,778.64, UP 293.05 points (+0.90%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,319.86, DOWN 78.808 points (-0.59%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,943.34, UP 4.00 points (+0.10%).  The price of GOLD is $1,725.80 per troy oz., +6.00 (+0.35%) while the price of SILVER is $26.01 per troy ounce, +0.10 (+0.38%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,208.50 per troy oz, +8.20 (+0.68%) while the price of COPPER is $4.16 per pound, +0.02 (+0.41%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,376.00 per troy oz, +20.50 (+0.87%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.56 per barrel, -0.05 (-0.08%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.51 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.73.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.   In Argentine Peso, one greenback equals 90.78.  NOTE- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.801 per gallon, $3.536 in Hawaii, and $3.235 in Washington state.  Thank you, Joe.
  86. 2021 Friday O: New York’s junior Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has joined the chorus demanding that Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo step down, that he is no longer fit to do the job and must go.  Senator Charles “Chuck” Schumer, senior New York senator and Senate majority leader also is saying, “ENOUGH!  It’s time to go!”  Of course, NO one gives a hoot about the 15,000 to 20,000 New Yorkers the old thug governor consigned to their deaths when he returned COVID-19-infected patients back into the nursing homes where they infected others.  Then, when they were on the verge of death, Cuomo had them returned to the hospitals so their deaths would fall atop the hospitals and not on the nursing homes.  Cuomo was in effect trying to cover up the deaths that he himself caused.  This guy needs to visit Old Sparky. 
  87. 2021 Friday P: Stick around for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1641 with a $79 million jackpot on the line.  Remember- YOU must buy your tickets NO LATER than 7:45 P.M. PST.
  88. 2021 Friday Q: In a speech to the U.N. Human Rights Council, U.S. Charge d’ Affaires Mark Cassayre blasted the Chi-Coms for their horrid human rights abuses and genocide of the Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang Province, China.  He also lit them up on the crackdown on the free people of Hong Kong.  Of course, the Chi-Coms and the other Third World thugs on the ‘Council’ were outraged.  Who cares?  Speaking of communist thugs, Vladimir Putin had his number one critic, Alexei Navalny, removed from a prison near Moscow and taken to a black site somewhere in Russia.  His lawyer has no clue where the jack-booted Putin thugs took him.  We know the poor guy is serving a 2.5-year sentence for ‘parole violations,’ this after the Putin regime tried to murder the man with Novichok, a Soviet-era poison. 
  89. 2021 Friday R: Questions continue arising over the recent Joe Biden-authored airstrike on Syria as well as the previous one back in 2018 when President Donald J. Trump was in the White House.  President Trump wanted to pull the U.S. out of needless wars whereas ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden clearly is a deep part of the industrial-military-political complex putting our country at risk.  Syria is indeed a sovereign country, and we have no business attacking them, yet the warmongers behave as though they are the guiding lights of the Roman Empire, fighting perpetual wars, weakening the country by expending countless lives, wealth, and time when the United States should be continuing what President Trump wanted to do and that was to make America great again.  You DON’T see the Chi-Coms wasting blood and treasure to fight bogus wars, no, they are waiting for the day when their nation collides with ours and it’s not going to go well when they do.
  90. 2021 Friday S: The African nation of Nigeria is under assault again, once again by ‘bandits,’ meaning Boko Haram, Islamist thugs.  The so-called ‘armed bandits’ assaulted another town and its school in northwestern Nigeria kidnapping at least 30 students and several staff members carrying them off into the jungle.  The Nigerian government just spent loads of money to get 180 students kidnapped a week or so ago back from the jihadists.   These very same scumbags kidnapped 279 schoolgirls from their school last month.  Sounds like there should be a concerted effort by West African nations to eradicate this scum and to bury their dead bodies with pigs’ blood all over them.
  91. 2021 Friday T: Attacks against Asian Americans continue in heavily Democratic areas around the country, attacks decried by a mumbling, stumbling old Joe Biden last night in his PRIME-TIME ADDRESS.  We have a theory- we believe the Democrats are paying low-economic black Americans to go out and commit these attacks- we have seen film on various news channels and it’s NOT white Americans committing these attacks- so they can then scream and cry about the ‘heinous attacks on our poor Asian-American fellow citizens.’  Look, when you have a party that infiltrates Trump supporters and then engineers an ‘insurrection’ on the nation’s capital, these scumbags will stoop to any low and this would surprise NONE of us.
  92. 2022 Saturday: Stick around…

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[i] We are unclear as to when we will offer the music of Badfinger, seeing as how we should have promoted them during the lengthy presentation of the Beatles and the band’s various members.  We hope you will remain alert for the day when we do as this band was among the greats.

[ii] We celebrated the music of the amazing Little Feat beginning on Tuesday, 11-June-2013 through Monday, 15-July-2013.  One of the great unsung bands of all time, we hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your music collection.

[iii] We expect to present the music of the Jackson Five and Michael Jackson sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned for future developments.  Hell, we might also do the music of the group’s sisters, too.

[iv] We shared the music of the famed Los Angeles, California, psychedelic rock band, Love, beginning on Wednesday, 24-October-2012 through Friday, 16-November-2012.  We hope you will check them out as they deserve to be heard.  The debut album occurred on the first day of the presentation.

[v] We began promoting the music of the Beatles and the band’s original members, beginning on Friday, 04-November-2016 which ran through Sunday, 11-June-2017. You definitely need to check out the music of the Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr- you will be glad you did.

[vi] 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.

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

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

[ix]. We believe the World Health Organization will do what their masters in Beijing direct them to do and that will be to promote the Chi-Com ‘VID vaccine over everyone else’s.  Like we said, we are avoiding the vaccine like facial herpes.

[x] Disgraced newsman Jeffrey Toobin was fired for being caught on a Zoom work call spanking the old wank.  Sick f**k.

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2021 Thursday A: The hits continue coming for flailing Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo. You know you’re a scumbag when a reprobate such as New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio says, ‘Cuomo can no longer serve.’ He joins the massive chorus demanding the mortally wounded Empire State governor to step down and go home in shame.

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DAY FOUR HUNDRED-AND-FIFTEEN OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

70. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices John McLean and Antonin Scalia; U.S. Attorneys General James Speed, Janet Reno, and Merrick “The Mole” Garland; Acting U.S. Attorney General Monty Wilkinson; U.S. Interior Secretary Zachariah Chandler; U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher; U.S. Secretary of War Luke Edward Wright; Soviet leaders Konstantin V. Chernenko and Mikhail S. Gorbachev; Canned Heat featuring Harvey ‘the Snake’ Mandel, Emerson, Lake, & Palmer featuring Keith Emerson, Foo Fighters featuring Rami Jaffee, Journey featuring Robert Fleischman, Three Dog Night featuring Jimmy Greenspoon, and Vanilla Fudge featuring Mark Stein:

  1. 537 Monday: The Goths lay siege to the city of Rome.  St. Silverius ends his reign as the 58th Roman Catholic Pope.  He first became pontiff on June 08, 536.
  2. 1669 Monday: In Italy, Mt. Etna erupts leading to the deaths of 15,000 people.
  3. 1779 Thursday: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers undergoes establishment for the first time in the nation’s history.
  4. 1785 Friday: In Morris County, N.J., future 21st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean is born.  President Andrew Jackson would nominate his fellow Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of another Democratic-Republican Associate Justice Roger Trimble.  McLean would serve from 03-07-1829 to 04-04-1861.
  5. 1810 Sunday: The Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte married by proxy the Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria.
  6. 1812 Wednesday: East Prussia grants citizenship to its Jewish subjects.  Elsewhere, in Jefferson County, Kentucky, future 27th U.S. Attorney General James Speed is born.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from 12-02-1864 to 07-22-1866.
  7. 1824 Thursday: The U.S. War Department creates the Bureau of Indian Affairs on this date.  Seneca Indian Ely Parker became the first Indian to lead the bureau.  
  8. 1861 Monday: Adopted by the Confederate Congress in Montgomery, Alabama, the Constitution of the Confederate States of America went into effect.
  9. 1862 Tuesday: President Lincoln removes George McClellan as commanding general of the Union Army.  
  10. 1865 Saturday: Union General William T. Sherman and his forces occupied Fayetteville, North Carolina.
  11. 1867 Monday: The Hawaiian volcano, Mauna Loa, erupts in what the Hawaiian people know as the “Great Eruption of Mauna Loa.”
  12. 1877 Sunday: The 12th U.S. Interior Secretary Zachariah Chandler left office on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from October 19, 1875, until today.
  13. 1888 Sunday: The Blizzard of ’88, also known as the Great White Hurricane, began inundating the northeastern United States, resulting in some 400 deaths.
  14. 1892 Friday: The first public basketball game occurs in Springfield, Massachusetts.
  15. 1901 Monday: When industrialist J.P. Morgan purchased Carnegie Steel Corporation, he founded U.S. Steel.
  16. 1904 Friday: After 30 years of drilling the tunnel that would link Jersey City, N.J. and New York City, excavation crews finally broke through the rock wall beneath the Hudson River, which would allow them to build the actual tunnel.
  17. 1905 Saturday: City officials officially inaugurated the Parisian subway on this date.
  18. 1907 Monday: President Theodore Roosevelt induced California to revoke its anti-Japanese legislation.  
  19. 1909 Thursday: The 43rd U.S. Secretary of War Luke Edward Wright left office on this date.  An early Democrat, he became a Republican and then served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 07-01-1908 until today.
  20. 1915 Thursday: In World War I, the British declare a blockade of all German ports.
  21. 1917 Sunday: During World War I, British troops occupy Baghdad, mainly to control the petroleum industry there.
  22. 1918 Monday: Moscow becomes the capital of Revolutionary (Bolshevik) Russia.  Elsewhere, medical authorities first confirmed cases of the Spanish flu in the United States at Fort Riley, Kansas.
  23. 1927 Friday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the first holdup of an armored car takes place. 
  24. 1930 Tuesday: Former President and Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, William Howard Taft, received a state funeral and undergoes burial at Arlington National Cemetery.  Elsewhere, Babe Ruth signs a two-year contract with the New York Yankees worth $80,000.
  25. 1935 Monday: Reichsmarshall Hermann Goering formally creates the German Air Force, the Luftwaffe.
  26. 1936 Wednesday: In Trenton, N.J., future 103rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia is born.  President Ronald Reagan would nominate his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice William Rehnquist when the latter became the 16th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.  Scalia would serve from 09-26-1986 to 02-13-2016.
  27. 1938 Friday: As Nazi troops march into Austria in the Anschluss, the people of Austria install Artur Seyss-Inquart as their chancellor.
  28. 1941 Tuesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the Lend-Lease Act to supply Great Britain in the fight against the Nazis.  This will open a supply lane for the U.S. to send military and humanitarian supplies to the Brits who are trying to fend off a possible Nazi invasion of the country.
  29. 1942 Wednesday: As Japanese forces continued to advance in the Pacific during World War II, General Douglas MacArthur left the Philippines for Australia; however, MacArthur vowed, “I shall return” and did so within 2.5 years when American forces invaded the island chain.  Meanwhile, the first trainload of Parisian Jews leaves occupied Paris for the Auschwitz Death Camp in eastern Poland.
  30. 1943 Thursday: Axis troops force their way into Kharkov as Soviet resistance continues but it appears German armored forces are getting the upper hand.  Once again, the Soviets have overextended themselves and the Germans are teaching them hard lessons.
  31. 1945 Sunday: Future guitar maestro, Harvey “the Snake” Mandel, was born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date.  He would play with Canned Heat[i] among other top rock groups.
  32. 1947 Tuesday: Mark Stein, future keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist with the New York City acid-rock band, Vanilla Fudge[ii], is born on this date in Bayonne, N.J.  Elsewhere, the DuMont network aired “Movies for Small-Fry.”  It was network television’s first successful children’s program. 
  33. 1948 Thursday: Reginald Weir becomes the first black tennis player to participate in a U.S. Indoor Lawn Tennis Association tournament.
  34. 1953 Wednesday: Future member of Journey- Robert Fleischman (guitar, lead vocals 1977)- is born on this date.
  35. 1954 Thursday: The U.S. Army charged that Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, R-Wis., and his subcommittee’s chief counsel, Roy Cohn, had exerted pressure to obtain favored treatment for Pvt. G. David Schine, a former consultant to the subcommittee.  The confrontation culminated in the famous Senate-Army-McCarthy hearings.
  36. 1954 Thursday A: In northern Vietnam at the French base at Dien Bien Phu, incoming transport planes are beginning to experience 37 mm anti-aircraft fire.  French pre-registered heavy artillery begin firing back while patrols go through the wire and out into the surrounding fields and forests seeking their foes.  Yet, these are still the ‘quiet times,’ the French Union forces- a mix of French paratroopers, Foreign Legionnaires, Moroccan and Algerian colonial troops, Thai and Vietnamese troops, and West African Senegalese artillery men- believe they have the upper hand.   Every night, the People’s Army continues building approach trenches to various remote outposts surrounding the main base and every day, the French troops fill them in.
  37. 1959 Wednesday: The Lorraine Hansberry drama “A Raisin in the Sun” opened at New York’s Ethel Barrymore Theater on this date.
  38. 1964 Wednesday: After working 37 years and seven days, Senator Carl Hayden broke the record for continuous service in the U.S. Senate.
  39. 1965 Thursday: The Reverend James J. Reeb, a white minister from Boston, died after whites beat him to death during civil rights disturbances in Selma, Alabama.  Meanwhile, in Vietnam, U.S. Navy units commenced searching junks and other vessels to halt the flow of arms to the Viet Cong.
  40. 1969 Tuesday: Levi-Strauss started selling bell-bottomed jeans on this date.  Elsewhere, in Los Angeles, California, future member of Foo Fighters- Rami Jaffee (keyboards, vocals, harmonicas)- is born on this date.
  41. 1977 Friday: More than 130 hostages held in Washington, D.C., by Hanafi Muslims won their freedom after ambassadors of three Islamic nations joined the negotiations.
  42. 1982 Thursday: Israel’s Menachem Begin and Egypt’s Anwar Sadat sign a peace treaty in Washington, D.C.  
  43. 1985 Monday: Mikhail S. Gorbachev replaces Konstantin V. Chernenko as president of the Soviet Union.  
  44. 1986 Tuesday: The NFL adopts the instant replay rule.  Elsewhere, Popsicle announced its plan to end the traditional twin-stick frozen treat for a one-stick model.
  45. 1987 Wednesday: Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky scores record 1,500 NHL point.
  46. 1988 Friday: Iran and Iraq declared a ceasefire in their ongoing war.  They had commenced fighting eight years earlier when Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein decided to invade his neighbor to the east.
  47. 1989 Saturday: At Caesar’s Palace in Paradise, Nevada, heavyweight WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Title holder Michael “Dynamite” Dokes lost via a TKO at the 1:41 minute mark of Round 10 in a scheduled 12-round championship bout to Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield.  In losing the fight- and the title- Dokes’ pro record went to 37-2-2 while that of Holyfield went to 21-0.
  48. 1990 Sunday: Lithuania declares its independence from the crumbling Soviet Union making it the first Soviet republic to break away from the crumbling superpower.  Elsewhere, in Chile, Patricio Aylwin took the oath of office as the first democratically elected president since 1973.
  49. 1992 Wednesday: Former President Richard M. Nixon said that the Bush #41 administration was not providing enough foreign aid to Russia on this date.
  50. 1993 Thursday: The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Janet Reno on this date to become the first female attorney general of the nation.  A Democrat, she served under President Bill Clinton 03-11-1993 to 01-20-2001. 
  51. 1995 Saturday: In Paradise, Nevada, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, heavyweight boxer Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe won the WBO heavyweight title of the world from British boxer Herbie Hide.  Bowe scored a KO over Hide at the 2:25 minute mark of Round 6 in a scheduled 12-round championship bout which put “Big Daddy’s” record to 36-1 (1).  As for Hide, his record went to 26-1.
  52. 1997 Tuesday: Queen Elizabeth of England knights ex-Beatle Paul McCartney for all his many achievements. 
  53. 1998 Wednesday: The International Astronomical Union issued an alert that a mile-wide asteroid could hit the Earth on October 26, 2028.  The following day, however, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced that there was NO chance of an asteroid hitting the planet.  Is this a coverup of impending doom or did astronomers make a false claim?  Stay tuned.
  54. 2004 Thursday: At least 191 dies and more than 2,000 are wounded in the Madrid railway bombings after 10 bombs exploded in quick succession across the commuter rail network in the city, an act that comes to be known as Spain’s ‘9-11.’
  55. 2006 Saturday: Jailers discover former Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic dead in his prison cell at The Hague.
  56. 2011 Friday: A magnitude 9.0-earthquake and resulting tsunami struck Japan’s northeaster coast, killing nearly 20,000 people and severely damaged the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station.   Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, California, the 63rd U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher died.  The Democrat served under President Bill Clinton from January 20, 1993, to January 17, 1997.  
  57. 2012 Sunday: In Russia, the citizens stage protests in response to the election of the preceding week in which, strongman and thug, Vladimir Putin, wins a third term as the nation’s president.  Meanwhile, in Afghanistan, 16 villagers—mostly women and children—are shot dead by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who later pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
  58. 2013 Monday: The Falkland Islands Sovereignty Referendum concludes with more than 99.8-percent of the islanders supporting to maintain their relationship with the United Kingdom and NOT Argentina.  Meanwhile in Detroit, a jury of his peers convicts former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, a Democrat, of a raft of crimes, including racketeering conspiracy and the judge later sentenced the scumbag to 28 years in a federal prison.
  59. 2014 Tuesday: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an electric nerve-stimulating device for treatment of migraine headaches.
  60. 2015 Wednesday: The Obama administration announces it will support the Ukrainians in their fight against Russian-backed separatists by providing NON-lethal aid in the form of unarmed drones, radios, ambulances, and in a separate deal, Humvees.  Elsewhere, Jimmy Greenspoon—famed keyboardist with Three Dog Night[iii] (1968-76 / 1981-2015)—lost his fight with melanoma on this date.  He died in North Potomac, Maryland.  He was 67 years-old.
  61. 2016 Friday: Keith Emerson, famed rock keyboardist who played with Emerson, Lake, & Palmer[iv] died in Santa Monica, California, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head on this date.  He did this because of his ongoing problems with colon cancer.  He was 71 years-old.  He also played with the British band, the Nice.   Elsewhere, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un continues chest-thumping by ordering his military to continue conducting additional nuclear weapons and ballistic missile tests.   Of course, the world is shocked.
  62. 2017 Saturday: In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at least 65 people die, and numerous others are injured when a rubbish landslide buries them.  Elsewhere, problems continue across Cape Town, South Africa, what with fires in various parts of the city claiming the lives of at least 9 people and injuring far too many others.
  63. 2018 Sunday: The government of Communist China- the National Peoples’ Congress- declares an end to term limits thus making dictator Xi Jinping ‘president for life.’  He is the new Mao Zedong.  This will put the dictator on a path to defy the West and terrorize the world.  In two years, a pandemic from one of his biowarfare labs will be terrorizing the world.
  64. 2019 Monday: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin- a thorn in the side to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refutes the PM’s claim that “Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish people- and only it.”   Meanwhile, the Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, age 82, changes his mind on seeking a fifth term and postpones the upcoming elections after citizens of his country go berserk in the streets.   Elsewhere, the blackout in Venezuela continues into yet another day.  The Maduro regime continues blaming the U.S. and Juan Guiado instead of acknowledging the blame rests entirely upon the regime’s ineptitude and its criminality.   Democratic-Socialists in the United States would love for the United States to resemble that once-prosperous and now-collapsing South American country.
  65. 2020 Wednesday: Fallout from the spread of the COVID-19 aka Coronavirus around the globe causes the NBA to suspend the rest of the season including the playoffs and all sorts of entertainment and sporting events to shutter their doors.  President Donald J. Trump goes before the American people and gives a stately Oval Office address in which, he reassures the citizens of the country that the government at all levels is doing everything possible to protect them.  He suspends all flights from Continental Europe for 30 days as the United States continues finding ways to minimize our exposure.  Many believe it is time the Chinese stand up and admit what everyone knows them to have done and that is- following the U.S.-China trade deal- the release of the coronavirus around the world.  Sadly, Tom Hanks and his wife admit that while filming a movie on Elvis Presley in Australia- in Australia!- the pair caught the coronavirus.  Wow.  Finally, when many thought that Bernie Sanders was going to throw in the towel on his campaign, he goes before the mics and proclaims he is going to fight all the way to Milwaukee.  Double wow.
  66. 2021 Thursday: Day 51 of the Biden Regime, how much more can the United States take of this senile president and his unseen handlers?  We expect they are in league with the Chi-Coms and as such are actively selling out the country. Tonight, is the night, folks: “Chi-Com Joe” Biden is going to deliver a 20-minute address to the American people.  The ‘president’ is going to level with us, tell us what we must continue doing if we are going to lick this virus.  We are curious if he will be able to deliver a 20-minute address.  We don’t believe he can so here’s what we think: we believe if we watch closely, the speech is going to feature various takes spliced together to give the IMPRESSION he is delivering an address.  It’s also possible it could be a DEEP FAKE.  We will be watching this ‘address’ closely to see just how fake it is.  We know Democrats will be wetting their underwear in anticipation of “Pro-China Joe.”   Anyhow, Joe is going to promote ‘vigilance’ and ‘hope.’  What a guy!
  67. 2021 Thursday A: The hits continue coming for flailing Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo.[v]  You know you’re a scumbag when a reprobate such as New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio says, ‘Cuomo can no longer serve.’  He joins the massive chorus demanding the mortally wounded Empire State governor to step down and go home in shame.  It appears citizens of the state are more upset with Cuomo groping women than they are the 20,000 or so deaths HIS policies caused in nursing homes what with seeding COVID-19 patients among the elderly and disabled.  Still, ‘how sweet it is,’ said Jackie Gleason’s character on “The Honeymooners.”  Vamanos, Governor Cuomo!   Speaking of Bill Di Blasio, Andrew Yang is leading the polls in the mayoral race.  Billy Di Blasio may be joining Governor “Killer Cuomo” in exile. 
  68. 2021 Thursday B: The Senate is having a challenging time moving along the nomination of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to become the next head of Health and Human Services.  The only medical experience AG Becerra has is that he never saw an abortion he did not like nor an excuse to deliver taxpayer dollars to the Pro-Death Movement, aka Planned Parenthood.  Speaking of Planned Parenthood, the international ‘baby chop shop,’ (don’t take the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, folks), a judge ruled that Texas can remove Margaret Sanger’s organization from its list of Medicaid providers.  Excellent.  UPDATE- despite opposition, the Senate voted to move the nomination to the floor late this afternoon.  S**t!
  69. 2021 Thursday C: The House Democrats have passed two sweeping gun control measures, bills that require extended background checks and longer waiting periods before one can purchase a firearm, ammunition, and accessories.  Neither of these bills do anything to halt criminals and thugs from obtaining firearms but as far as legal owners go, the Democrats want to take our guns.  As we have said here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM on multiple occasions, we are recommending the stashing of firearms or their transfer to family members and theirs back to you so when the cops come pounding on the door with a leering moron like Beto O’Rourke outside demanding you hand them over, you can tell them, “MY GUNS WERE STOLEN.  I WAS JUST GETTING READY TO REPORT IT.”  Imagine if millions of gun owners do this; it’s the same concept of EVERYONE across the country reopening their businesses at the same time on the same day.  If everyone supports everyone else, government cannot crush us, nor can they take away our business licenses.   It is time for the American people to remind government at all levels who exactly is in charge…it ain’t them!
  70. 2021 Thursday D: Meanwhile, California Senator Dianne Feinstein and Rhode Island Congressman David Cicilline, 1st congressional district, introduced a bill today that will allow government to strip away ownership of AR-15 rifles and similar weapons.  Gun-grabbing Democrats never rest which is why the National Rifle Association and various state pistol and rifle associations never rest either.   We urge everyone to obtain a lifetime membership with the NRA, a lifetime membership with the California Rifle and Pistol Association,  the same with the Hawaii Rifle Association, likewise with the Washington State Rifle and Pistol Association, and the same in every other state in the union.  We must defend our God-given rights of gun ownership. 
  71. 2021 Thursday E: As California Governor Gavin “Silver Spoon” Newsom continues floundering like his opposite in New York, things are suddenly beginning to reopen including state attractions such as Alcatraz Island and its penitentiary.  Flailing governors will do anything to save their souls.  Sadly, for Governor Newsom, the effort to recall him has 1.8 verified signatures, well over the 1.5 million to get him on a recall ballot.  We hope to boot this sissified POS out of office as quickly as possible. 
  72. 2021 Thursday F: The federal government reports 712,000 new claims for jobless benefits which is lower than anticipated.  However, 4.5 million of our fellow Americans are still drawing benefits.  In other business news, Rolls Royce- no longer a manufacturer of fine automobiles but of aircraft engines- announces a loss in 2020 of $5.6 billion.   Meanwhile, Parler has been denied yet again a return to the Apple store of apps.  What is up with that? 
  73. 2021 Thursday G: The ‘Biden EPA’ is going to reconsider Trump era rules on lead in drinking water.  In other ‘Biden administration’ news, reports are that there are 3,200 illegal alien minors and brats stuffed into the same kinds of animal pens as they were during the Obama-Biden administration, the very same hellholes of rape, murder, and torture they tried to pass off onto Donald J. Trump.  We think it’s more humane to load them aboard trains, buses, semi-trucks, even sidelined aircraft and send them back to ONE point and ONE point ONLY: to Honduras.  Seeing as how this is where the caravans commence forming, we should send them back and dump them out.  At the same time, we must continue securing the borders, laying in minefields, antipersonnel and antivehicle obstacles and pits, foo gas pits, and everything else we can to stop the tidal wave of humanity that will never assimilate.  Of course, if the ‘Biden administration’ wants to give us $5,000 per month to take in an illegal alien brat and to pay for their keep, many Americans will be glad to do that, especially members of NAMBLA.  It is what it is…[vi]
  74. 2021 Thursday H: In the joke of the day, shock jock newsman Geraldo Rivera says he is considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Ohio Senator Rob Portman next year.  Wow.  Go for it ‘Mustache!’  Next, Britney Spears’ dad’s team blasts Congressmen Matt Gaetz, R-FL, and Jim Jordan, R-OH, blasting them on their crazy conservatorship of the popular pop icon.  They pointed out yesterday that conservatorships such as the one Britney’s dad has her detained under is wrong and must be stopped.  It’s unfair to those who are capable of running their own lives.  We tend to agree.  Let Britney go!   In other interesting news, the governor of Mississippi, Tate Reeves, signs a bill into law today that defends girls’ and women’s sports from Trannys.  We believe there should be a THIRD league of scholastic and collegiate sports (and perhaps even at the Olympics level) of tranny sports.  Let the Trannys play sports with one another, let boys and men compete against one another and the same for girls and women.  Enough is enough, stop coddling people with mental issues.  Help them instead. 
  75. 2021 Thursday I: Texas Governor Greg Abbot is sending 500 Texas National Guardsmen to the southern border to help defend it from the tidal wave of illegal aliens a feeble Joe Biden invited to come here.  Again, we say, “Defend the border using whatever tools and weapons of war necessary.”  No other nation would ever permit outrageous behavior such as this to continue unimpeded.  In other distressing news, the head of the Indo-Pacific command of the U.S. military laments the fact that the Chi-Coms are cleaning our clocks in the size of our militaries.  We have problems, folks, the Chi-Coms NEVER fight foreign wars while the U.S.- except under President Donald J. Trump- fights wars all over the place and is again.  This is among the quickest ways to reduce the effectiveness of our military.  Just ask the Roman Empire.
  76. 2021 Thursday J: President Donald J. Trump says former NFL great Hershel Walker would make a great U.S. senator from Georgia.  Watch out, Reverend Raphael Warnock (how can a man of the cloth serve both God and Karl Marx at the same time?).  We think Walker would make a GREAT senator!  Meanwhile, retired NFL player Jack Brewer tells Newsmax that ‘the City of San Francisco spends roughly $61,000 per year on each tent on public property within the fecal-rich city by the bay.’  This is frigging crazy!  You could buy every homeless person a tiny house and pay their utilities. 
  77. 2021 Thursday K: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 118,119,333 confirmed cases, +354,714, 2,621,944, confirmed deaths, +8,197, and 66,926,960 confirmed recoveries, +189,463.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,465,761 confirmed cases, up 62,965 from yesterday’s reporting, 534,746 confirmed deaths, UP 1,627, and 115,014,297 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 206,269 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- Vegetable Joe, in another two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.
  78. 2021 Thursday L: 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: 3,611,884 confirmed cases, 54,961 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,892 confirmed cases, 448 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 349,900 confirmed cases, 5,159 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- South Dakota, aka the Mt. Rushmore State: currently, they have 114,163 confirmed cases, 1,905 confirmed deaths, BUT NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 812,823 confirmed cases, 5,955 confirmed deaths, and 768,713 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Ukraine, the place where Vladimir Putin is waging a war of re-conquest: 1,425,522 cases of the old Wuhan Meat Market Malady, 27,685 confirmed deaths, and 1,210,246 confirmed recoveries.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, how about their numbers: 90,002 confirmed cases (our sources in Hong Kong say multiply everything by 75,000-percent and add the numbers for a total of 67,729,348 confirmed cases, 3,598,303 confirmed deaths, and 65,738,140 confirmed recoveries- and remember- these are still low-end numbers.  
  79. 2021 Thursday M: Norway and Denmark have stopped inoculating their citizens with the AstraZeneca vaccine seeing as how 22 cases of blood clots turned up in their citizens.  They are launching a two-week investigation of what the heck is up.  Meanwhile, a young mother in Utah dies four days following the second injection of the Bat Virus vaccine.  Medical authorities are investigating that death.  Across the country and around the world, stories of mysterious illnesses and deaths related to the vaccines are popping up, here and there.  We are in a wait and see mode, not having any desire to rush out and get vaccinated for this crap disease.  We believe the gulf between DYING OF THE ‘VID or WITH THE ‘VID is wide.  If government wasn’t using the Chi-Com Virus as a club with which to beat us, we might actually know the truth but until honest leaders step up and share the truth with us, we will remain suspicious of the whole charade.   In other China Virus-related news, 8-in-10 American parents want schools reopened for in-person classes- so says a recent poll by Gallup.   The AP reports that Joe Biden is ‘in the wrong place on vaccinations.’  Likewise, an AP-NORC poll says that ‘1-in-5 Americans lost someone to the Chi-Com bat flu. 
  80. 2021 Thursday N: Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion ‘COVID-19 Relief Bill’, aka the PORKULUS into law.  As soon as he did, he scurried out of view of reporters.   Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,485.59, UP 188.57 points (+0.58%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,398.67, UP 329.841 points (+2.52%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,939.34, UP 40.53 points (+1.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,720.10 per troy oz., -2.50 (-0.15%) while the price of SILVER is $26.17 per troy ounce, -0.03 (-0.11%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,200.00 per troy oz, -2.30 (-0.19%) while the price of COPPER is $4.14 per pound, 0.00 (+0.04%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,341.60 per troy oz, +48.40 (+2.11%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.97 per barrel, -0.05 (-0.08%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.59.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.   In Algerian Dinar, one greenback equals 132.71.  NOTE- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.783 per gallon, $3.534 in Hawaii, and $3.219 in Washington state.  That’s Old Joe destroying our oil and petroleum industries.  Scumbag.  Meanwhile, with Old Joe signing the bill, we have committed more than $5 trillion in ‘relief’ funds in ONE year.  Sounds like Cloward and Piven strategy is going to destroy the United States.   Time to move to Russia. 
  81. 2021 Thursday O: Vice President Kamala Harris administered the oath of office to new U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland.   This guy is a loser.  His predecessor, Acting U.S. Attorney General Monty Wilkinson stepped down on this date.  (Wilkinson served from January 20, 2021, until today).  Elsewhere, sources say that Sackler has boosted its opioid settlement up to $4.3 billion.   Next, Trump adviser Jason Miller say ‘woe to anyone in the RNC who goes against Trump-endorsed candidates.  We agree.  Meanwhile, Congressman Madison Cawthorn, R-NC 11th congressional district, says a ‘weaponized Department of Justice and FBI could block all firearm sales.’  Time for patriots to answer the clarion call.   Elsewhere, Politico reports that within the $1.9 trillion ‘COVID-19 Relief Bill,’ there’s a $60 billion tax hike for all U.S. citizens.  Finally, for the U.S. to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord, we must slash emissions by 57-percent.  Hell, it might be time to move to Chi-Com China.  They don’t worry about this crap.
  82. 2021 Thursday P: CNN and MSNBC’s ratings are in the crapper.  Fox still ranks high with Newsmax and One America News not far behind.  This, of course, is among Republican viewers but still, Fox is thrashing about trying to discover some way by which it can reclaim millions of lost viewers but folks, other than Tucker Carlson and Mark Levin, many people say, “F**k them.”  They made their own bed, let them lie in it.   In other news, Mexico is legalizing recreational marijuana.  Good for them…
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The Band released its second ‘best of’ compilation, “Anthology,” on March 21, 1978.  The group had split due to inner turmoil related to being together for far too long, having had massive success and then a subsequent decline all within the span of about five years.  Thus, the record company said, ‘it’s time to release another compilation,’ this one a double-header, so we can bring in some additional revenue so here we are.  Still, you have a glorious introduction to one of the most prolific groups of all time- yes, we said it, because the music and the attitude of this band influenced everyone from Eric Clapton to Dave Mason to loads of other similar-sounding groups- which is why if you have yet to get in on the ground floor, well, this is the perfect way in which you can do it.  Seek it out wherever you shop for the absolute best in rock music and add it to your growing collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-recommended albums.  You can thank us later.   

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[i] 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.

[ii] We promoted the music of New York City’s very own Vanilla Fudge, beginning on Friday, 01-November-2013 through Friday, 15-November-2013.  You definitely will want to check them out so please, do so now.  At the time, we overlooked the music of Cactus which we hope to promote one of these days.  Remain vigilant for the day when we do.

[iii] 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.”

[iv] We hope to promote the music of both Emerson, Lake & Palmer along with the Nice at some point soon.  We hope you will remain alert for the day when we do.  Thank you.

[v] Here’s a fascinating aside that no one is discussing: all of Cuomo’s accusers are WHITE.  Does this say something about Cuomo also being a RACIST besides being a GROPER?  It’s not like women of color are nonexistent in New York or in New York government so why is no one lambasting Cuomo for not groping women of color like say, Leticia James?  We wonder how that would have gone…

[vi] Just joking about NAMBLA so stop wetting your drawers.   However, we don’t see how it’s HUMANE to have women and children marching to our borders where they are being raped, beaten, mistreated, and most likely scarred for life.  This is NOT humane and it’s clear to everyone Democrats possess ZERO humanity as if they did, they would stop this outrageous activity along our border.  President Trump, come back, please!

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2021 Wednesday Q: Ghana receives 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine for the Chi-Vi vaccine via the United Nations program with which vaccines will be distributed to low-income countries such as Ghana. The United States develops the vaccine in record time and then the U.N. via its COVAX program sends them to Third World countries. Good, let them be the guinea pigs.

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55. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes; U.S. Transportation Secretary Andrew Card; U.S. Treasury Secretary William H. Crawford; U.S. Secretary of War William H. Crawford; “Help” by the Beatles, George Thorogood and the Destroyers featuring George Thorogood, Heavyweight WBA Boxing Champion Jimmy Ellis, Joe Cocker Band featuring Neil Hubbard, Michael Schenker Group featuring Derek St. Holmes, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Nicky Hopkins, and the Steve Miller Band featuring Lonnie Turner:

  1. 303 Tuesday: The Senate issues the first official edict for the persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire.
  2. 1510 Thursday: The 216th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Julius II, excommunicates the Republic of Venice.
  3. 1536 Monday: In the Papal States, future 231st Roman Catholic Pope Clement VIII is born Ippolito Aldobrandini.  He would become the shepherd of ALL Christendom on January 30, 1592, and would guide the flock until March 03, 1605.
  4. 1538 Thursday: King Ferdinand of Austria and King Janos Zapolyai of Hungary sign the Peace of Grosswardein uniting the two kingdoms in friendship.
  5. 1582 Wednesday: The 226th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Gregory XIII, issued a papal bull, or edict, ordering his calendar reforms.  The calendar we use today is the Gregorian calendar, the one he created.
  6. 1772 Monday: In Amherst County, Va., future 9th U.S. Secretary of War William H. Crawford is born.  He would serve under President James Madison from August 01, 1815, to October 22, 1816, and then became the 7th secretary of the U.S. Treasury.  In this capacity, Crawford served under President James Madison from October 22, 1816, to March 06, 1825.
  7. 1803 Thursday: In its Marbury v. Madison decision, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) established judicial review of the constitutionality of statutes.
  8. 1821 Saturday: Mexican rebels proclaimed the “Plan de Iguala,” their declaration of independence from Spain.
  9. 1836 Wednesday: Three-thousand angry Mexicans besiege the 182 defenders of the Alamo and would do so for the next 13 days.  On the final day, they would storm the ad hoc fort and put everyone to the sword and bayonet.  Imagine the outcome if the Alamo defenders had a single Gatling gun?  Priceless.   
  10. 1857 Tuesday: The first shipment of perforated postage stamps arrived at the federal government’s receiving center.
  11. 1863 Tuesday: The United States organized Arizona as a territory on today’s date.
  12. 1866 Saturday: In Washington, DC, an American flag made entirely of American bunting went on display for the first time in American history.
  13. 1868 Monday: The U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson following his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; the Senate later acquitted Johnson.
  14. 1895 Sunday: The Cuban War of Independence against Spain begins on this date. 
  15. 1900 Saturday: New York City Mayor Van Wyck signed the contract to commence work on New York’s first rapid transit tunnel.  The tunnel would link Manhattan and Brooklyn with the groundbreaking ceremony set for March 24, 1900.
  16. 1903 Tuesday: The Cuban government leased Guantanamo Bay to the United States for use as a naval base.
  17. 1912 Saturday: The American Jewish Women’s Organization of the “Hadassah” underwent founding in New York City.
  18. 1917 Saturday: The Bolshevik Revolution (Russian Revolution) breaks out in earnest.  Meanwhile, thanks to the Zimmerman telegram, the American people learn of the possibility of Mexico coming to the aid of Germany during World War I.  The Kaiser promised the Mexican government that if they joined the Central Powers, he would reward them with ALL territories lost to the United States during the Mexican American War 1846-1848.  (and YOU think  Mexico is our friend)
  19. 1918 Sunday: The Baltic state of Estonia declares its independence from Russia.
  20. 1920 Tuesday: The German Workers Party, which later became the Nazi Party, met in Munich to adopt its platform for the upcoming elections.
  21. 1930 Monday: The 11th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court- Charles Evans Hughes- assumed his post on this date.  The over all 62nd U.S. Supreme Court justice, President William Howard Taft nominated him to fill Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer’s seat.  In this capacity, he served from October 10, 1910, to June 10, 1916.  President Herbert Hoover called Hughes back to service to become chief justice- replacing Chief Justice William Howard Taft- and in this role, he served from today until June 30, 1941.
  22. 1933 Friday: The League of Nations orders Japan to leave Manchuria.  Japan, of course, tells them to go ‘f**k off.’  For many, the invasion of northern China by Imperial Japanese forces marks the REAL beginning of World War II which would drag on for twelve long years.
  23. 1938 Thursday: The first nylon bristle toothbrush, manufactured by DuPont under the name “Dr. West’s Miracle Toothbrush,” went on sale and replaced earlier toothbrushes that manufacturers made from animal hair.
  24. 1940 Saturday: In Louisville, Kentucky, future heavyweight boxing champion Jimmy Ellis is born.   During his career, he fought 53 professional bouts, notching up 40 wins (24 by KO), 12 losses, and one draw.  His career began on April 19, 1965, through May 06, 1975.  For a brief period, he owned the WBA heavyweight boxing title of the world.
  25. 1941 Monday: The Battle of the Atlantic heats up as the German U-Boat campaign against Great Britain continues wracking up one success after another against Allied shipping.
  26. 1942 Tuesday: During World War II, a Soviet submarine torpedoed the SS Struma, a charter ship attempting to carry Jewish refugees from Romania to Palestine.  All but one of the 769 refugees on board perished.  Elsewhere, the Voice of America (VOA) aired for the first time.
  27. 1944 Thursday: Nicky Hopkins, famed keyboardist who played with all the English bands as well as some of the San Francisco bands such as the Quicksilver Messenger Service[i], during the 1960’s and into the 1990’s, was born on this date in Perivale, Middlesex, England.
  28. 1945 Saturday: During World War II, U.S. soldiers liberated the Philippine capital of Manila.
  29. 1946 Sunday: Juan Peron[ii] won election as the next president of Argentina on this date.
  30. 1947 Monday: Future bassist with the Steve Miller Band[iii]—Lonnie Turner—is born on this date in Berkeley, California.
  31. 1948 Tuesday: Future rock-and-roll guitarist, Neil Hubbard, who played with Joe Cocker[iv] among others, is born on this date in Great Britain.
  32. 1950 Friday: Future rock guitar phenom—George Thorogood[v]—is born in Wilmington, Delaware, on this date.
  33. 1953 Tuesday: In Riverview, Michigan, future rhythm guitarist in the Michael Schenker Group- Derek St. Holmes- is born. 
  34. 1956 Friday: The city of Cleveland invoked a 1931 law that barred people under the age of 18 from dancing in public without an adult guardian present.
  35. 1961 Friday: The Federal Communications Commission authorized the nation’s first full-scale trial of pay television in Hartford, Connecticut.
  36. 1965 Wednesday: The Beatles[vi] begin filming “Help” in the Bahamas.
  37. 1968 Saturday: U.S. troops retake the Vietnamese city of Hue during the Tet Offensive.  For a long time, the South Vietnamese government would not permit the bombing of the historic inner city but once the U.S. was able to concentrate artillery, airstrikes, and CS gas against the communists, the NVA died in droves.
  38. 1971 Wednesday: Algeria nationalizes French oil companies in its country.
  39. 1977 Thursday: President Jimmy Carter informs the world that it will consider human rights when it comes to doling out foreign aid[vii]
  40. 1980 Sunday: The U.S. Olympic hockey team defeats Finland, 4-2, to win the gold medal.
  41. 1981 Tuesday:  Buckingham Palace announced the engagement of Britain’s Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer. 
  42. 1982 Wednesday: At the Playboy Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., heavyweight boxer Leon Spinks wins a 10-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Ivy Brown, to put his pro record to 11-3-2.
  43. 1983 Thursday: A congressional commission released a report condemning the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II as a “grave injustice.”  Serious scholars must note, however, that a Democratic President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, is the one who pushed for it and then authorized it.  Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 1,100 for the first time.
  44. 1984 Friday: The Iraqi air force resumes its attacks on Iran during the Iran-Iraq War.
  45. 1987 Tuesday: Astronomers discovered an exploding supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy.
  46. 1988 Wednesday: In a ruling that expanded legal protections for parody and satire, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) unanimously overturned a $150,000 award that the Reverend Jerry Falwell had won against Hustler magazine and its publisher, Larry Flynt.    
  47. 1989 Friday: Iran’s Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers $1-3 million bounty on the head of author Salman Rushdie, the author of “Satanic Verses.”  Elsewhere, a United Airlines 747 jet rips open in flight, killing nine people.  The flight was from Honolulu to New Zealand.
  48. 1991 Sunday: U.S. and allies begin a ground assault on Iraqi troops in Kuwait and Iraq during the Gulf War.
  49. 1992 Monday: The 11th U.S. Transportation Secretary Andrew Card assumed his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George H. W. Bush from today until January 20, 1993.
  50. 1996 Saturday: Cuba downed two small American planes operated by the group Brothers to the Rescue that it claimed were violating Cuban airspace; all four pilots died in the unprovoked attack.
  51. 1998 Tuesday: The Queen of England knights Elton John.
  52. 2002 Sunday: The XIX Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City/Quebec City begin.
  53. 2007 Saturday: The Virginia General Assembly passed a resolution expressing “profound regret” for the state’s role in slavery.   Elsewhere, in Springfield, Virginia, heavyweight boxer Oliver McCall, aka the Atomic Bull, wins an 8-round unanimous decision over Marion Wilson to put his pro record to 50-8 (2 no contests).
  54. 2008 Sunday: Fidel Castro resigns as president of Cuba; his brother, Raul, wins a unanimous election to succeed him.
  55. 2011 Thursday: In Libya, anti-Gadhafi forces take control of Zuara, a town to the west of the capital city, Tripoli.  Meanwhile, in Yemen, President Ali Abdullah Saleh orders the police to protect protesters.
  56. 2012 Friday: The IAEA reports that Iran has been hard at work expanding its nuclear capabilities.
  57. 2013 Sunday: In Los Angeles, California, the 85th Academy Awards takes place with “Argo” winning best picture, Ang Lee, best director, Daniel Day-Lewis, best actor, and Jennifer Lawrence, best actress.  Meanwhile, in Cuba, Raul Castro wins reelection to a second term as the president (dictator) of Communist Cuba.
  58. 2014 Monday: Representative John Dingell[viii], an 87-year-old Democrat congressman who has been in office for 29 terms, announces he will retire at the end of his current term.  The reason he gives is that although his health is ‘fine,’ he can no longer do his job effectively because of the ‘hostile climate’ in the U.S. House of Representatives.  Oh, boohoo, congressman, when the Democrats were screwing the GOP, you could care less.  What a schmuck.  Elsewhere, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed an anti-gay bill that punished gay sex with up to life in prison.  Meanwhile, writer-director-actor Harold Ramis, 69, died in Glencoe, Illinois.
  59. 2015 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, U.S. President Barack Obama[ix] vetoes the Keystone XL Pipeline project, which would extend the existing Keystone pipeline and connect Canadian oil directly to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries; environmentalist nuts claim the pipeline extension will add to climate change.
  60. 2016 Wednesday: The government of Hungary announces it’s going to convene a meeting of its parliament to determine as to whether it’s going to accept European Union-mandated ‘migrant quotas.’  Hundreds of thousands of Middle Eastern, North African, and even Sub-Saharan migrants- mostly males of military age- are pouring into Europe seeking ‘asylum.’
  61. 2017 Friday: J.C. Penney- the company that set the standard for commercial retail stores- announces that it’s going to close between 120 to 130 stores as well as two distribution centers.   The store has made poor decisions by bringing in younger, more hip leaders in the organization that have trashed the brand and ruined the legacy of its founder.
  62. 2018 Saturday: The U.N. Security Council unanimously demanded a 30-day cease-fire across Syria to deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate the wounded, as the death toll reached 500 from a Syrian bombing campaign in the rebel-held suburbs of Damascus.  Unfortunately, the cease-fire failed to take hold.  Elsewhere, the body of the Rev. Billy Graham arrived at the library bearing his name in Charlotte, N.C., where he would lie in repose for two days.  Meanwhile, at the Winter Olympics in South Korea, American men won the gold medal in curling in a decisive upset of Sweden; it was only the second curling medal in U.S. history.  (Editor’s note: curling is a bullshit sport).  Finally, in the aftermath of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre 2018 at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School, WOKE liberal corporations such as Hertz Rent-a-Car, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, and First National Bank of Omaha sever ties with the National Rifle Association.
  63. 2019 Sunday: In the 91st Academy Awards, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the film about Freddie Mercury and Queen[x] wins four big awards while “Black Panther,” “Green Book” (Best Picture), and “Roma” which had four awards.  It was tough going between “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Black Panther,” both films were extremely popular.  It’s a shame Chadwick Boseman couldn’t have won Best Actor.
  64. 2020 Tuesday: Armenia closes its border with Iran following the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus in that country.  Oman- in the Persian Gulf- shuts off air traffic from Iran into its country.  In Italy, another 74 cases of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu brings the country’s number of cases to 224 what with another four fatalities.  Next, due to South Korea’s outbreak of coronavirus, Vietnam announces its airlines will suspend flight to the country the following day.   In the United States, reported cases are now at 53 as they begin to spread in the Pacific Northwest.  Pakistan’s airlines suspend flights to the People’s Republic of China as it attempts to arrest the number of cases coming to its borders.  Around the Persian Gulf, various nations are reporting their first cases while in Europe, Spain reports its first cases.  
  65. 2021 Wednesday: Day 36 of the Biden Regime- Sean Hannity reports that the Democrats  are striving to find a way with which, they can remove the nuclear codes from the responsibilities of the president, i.e., the commander-in-chief which in this case is ‘Joe Biden’ (in truth, Barack Obama via Kamala Harris).  House Democrats want to hold sole authority for launching nuclear weapons should the necessity arise the United States needs to launch them.  Why would the Democrats be striving to weaken the powers of the president? 
  66. 2021 Wednesday A: Much to the disgust of New York Attorney General Leticia James, the ever-volatile chief lawmaker of the Empire State, no charges will be filed against the seven Rochester police officers involved in the death of druggie Daniel Prude, a doped-up fool who was naked but for a spit hood on his head.  Ms. James sought to make the case a focal point of her career, but her hopes were dashed when a grand jury found the officers behaved within department policy. 
  67. 2021 Wednesday B: Failed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says that he is a ‘yes vote’ on the confirmation of Judge Merrick Garland to be the nation’s next attorney-general.  “Cocaine Mitch” joins ranks with several other RINOs to announce a ‘yes vote’ for the wily evader of all pertinent questions.   Elsewhere, 13 Republican House members urge the FCC chair to back ‘free speech’ over leftist demands for ‘censorship’ of all speech other than what they approve.   Meanwhile, the Dems hold hearings on Capitol Hill in the House with which to forge ahead of de-platforming One America News, Newsmax, and Fox News Channel.  We expect they will soon come after Talk Radio as well as online speech in blogs.    Finally, 14 House Republicans are requesting the FBI provide information on just how deep Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell’s ties go to communist China.  The Republicans want to know just how compromised the government is by the Democrat’s schlepping of a Chi-Com intelligence agent.  We want to know the answers, too.
  68. 2021 Wednesday C: The White House press briefing room is cleared and cleaned after an unnamed reporter tests positive for the Chi-Com Bat Flu.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hold hearings on Republican-requested curbs on the Democrats scheme to federalize ALL voting via the H.R. 1 ‘For the People’ bulls**t bill currently being pushed by the Dems.  This bill is wholly unconstitutional.   Elsewhere, RINO Congressman Fred Upton, Michigan 6th District, finds himself censured yet again over his recent vote to expel Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene from the haloed halls of Congress over her support of President Donald J. Trump.  Cass County, Michigan, slapped the censure on him today.   Finally, former President Barack Hussein Obama says that ‘white resentment and resistance’ is what stalled discussion of reparations for those descended from slaves.[xi]
  69. 2021 Wednesday D:  Free Speech founder Bradley Smith says the ‘Democrats targeting conservatives is a rank abuse of power.’  Yet, the Democrats are working overtime to prevent conservative speech being heard anywhere.  Elsewhere, another federal judge bans the enforcement of the ban of deporting illegal aliens.  Under the Biden regime, ALL illegal aliens can remain in the country.  Also- why aren’t the Democrats weeping and wailing over the big blue Quonset huts down along the southern border filled to the brim with the 5,000 illegal aliens being apprehended per day?  When Trump was president, they were gnashing their teeth, smearing their fetid bodies with ashes, donning sackcloth, and scourging their backs.  Now, not so much.  Hypocrites.
  70. 2021 Wednesday E: The International Olympic Committee is preparing to announce its preferred bidder for the 2032 Summer Olympics.  Who could it be?  Russia?  The Chi-Coms?  Iran?  We’ll have to wait and see.  Speaking of Iran, people are speculating that all the missiles being fired out of the crap-hole country are a message directed at the ‘Biden administration.’   Elsewhere, everyone was awaiting information as to when the court date for aged rocker Bruce “I Love Obama” Springsteen[xii] were going to be.  Then, we heard the court threw out the drunken driving charges against the “Boss.”   In other sad news, the Cancel Culture now labels the movie, “Grease,” as being BAD.  It’s bad because they claim there’s misogyny, that it’s sexist, that it’s homophobic, and that it slut-shames.’  Gee whiz sounds like a movie everyone should see.  This is the trouble when a bunch of morons attempts to judge the past by the present.  Remember lefties, one day, YOU will be the ones a future generation is judging.   
  71. 2021 Wednesday F: A recent anthropological study suggests that when early humans came to the Americas between 10-12 thousand years ago (although evidence suggests human habitation in North America as far back as 60,000 years), dogs traveled here with them.   In other news, an upcoming U.S. report lays the blame for the death of U.S.-Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi directly at the feet of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. 
  72. 2021 Wednesday G: Democrats are set to vote on their PORKULUS, aka the COVID-19 Relief Bill this Friday.  Out of $1.9 trillion (money being borrowed from the Chi-Coms), $350 billion is going to state and local governments (think Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, Mayor Bill Di Blasio, Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, Mayor Eric Garcetti, and other BIG BLUE STATE liberal locales.  Another $86 billion is going to fund union pension plans (think teachers’ unions and the like), $129 billion to schools, whether they reopen or not, another $15 billion to Medicaid expansion (think FREE healthcare for illegal aliens), $30 billion for public transit (liberals hate private cars), and at least $500 million for the arts, humanities, museums, and libraries.  ONLY 9-percent of this appalling amount of cash is going to Chinese Virus needs.  Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says, ‘it’s crazy to borrow money to fund this liberal wish list of bailouts, handouts, giveaways, and bull crap.’  However, more than 150 BIG BUSINESS executives support this insanity as they hope to latch their grubby mitts onto this handout of money borrowed from Beijing.    
  73. 2021 Wednesday H: Congressman Michael Waltz, R-FL, serving on the House task force on the Chi-Coms says there is NO way the Chi-Coms should host the Olympics and that to have the American flag flying in the PRC would be wrong.  The Chi-Coms bear full responsibility for the deaths of victims of the ‘VID and that to honor them would be to dishonor everyone else. 
  74. 2021 Wednesday I: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 112,214,084 confirmed cases, +389,387, 2,487,568, confirmed deaths, +10,900, and 63,368,513 confirmed recoveries, +269,020.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 28,526,532 confirmed cases, up 63,214 from yesterday’s reporting, 507,469 confirmed deaths, UP 2,234, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as the last four-plus week’s number- WTF.  NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 178,955 CHI-VI DEATHS.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the hell is it you feeble old Chi-Com stooge?  It seems that everyone around ‘Pro-China Joe’ is ‘Pro-Chi-Coms.’
  75. 2021 Wednesday J: 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: 3,543,162 confirmed cases, 49,895 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,000 confirmed cases, 431 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 339,051 confirmed cases, 4,947 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Oklahoma: currently, they have 421,010 confirmed cases, 4,264 confirmed deaths, and 403,159 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 759,572 confirmed cases, 5,634 confirmed deaths, and 712,555 confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other country, shall we?  Mexico: 2,052,266 confirmed cases, 181,809 confirmed deaths, and 1,607,869 confirmed recoveries.    In other interesting Chinese Virus news, medical researchers now fear coronavirus variants.  Will they subject us to continued lockdowns, restrictions, and intimidation?  F**k them.  Next, the ‘Biden administration’ says it’s shipping 14.5 million doses of the Wuhan Virus Crisis vaccine to the states this week.   Finally, the FDA says that Johnson & Johnson’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine meets emergency usage standards.  
  76. 2021 Wednesday K:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,961.86, UP 424.51 points (+1.35%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,597.97, UP 132.77 points (+0.99%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,925.43, UP 44.06 points (+1.14%).  The price of GOLD is $1,804.00 per troy oz., +6.10 (+0.34%) while the price of SILVER is $28.01 per troy ounce, +0.15 (+0.52%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,275.40 per troy oz, +17.50 (+1.39%) while the price of COPPER is $4.32 per pound, +0.02 (+0.51%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,442.50 per troy oz, +89.50 (+3.80%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.45 per barrel, +0.23 (+0.36%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.36.  Next, one American dollar equals 0.000020 Bitcoin.  Meanwhile, new home sales are up by 4-percent whereas new mortgages are down by 11-percent.
  77. 2021 Wednesday L: The state attorney general of West Virginia- Patrick Morrissey- rejects lawmakers’ calls to ban or censor news programming.   Meanwhile, Donald Trump teases his upcoming speech at CPAC by suggesting that he’s going to blast enfeebled Joe Biden and tease his upcoming 2024 run for the White House.  This would explain why the Dems are seeking to make Joe Biden a ‘prime minister’ and neuter his presidency (if you can call it that).  Next, noted legal scholar Jonathan Turley suggests the ‘new red scare’ is intimidating conservative voices into silence.  Regarding this, Arizona GOP Congressman Andy Biggs says the ‘pressure on media platform providers to silence conservative voices is intense.  Finally, Palm Beach County, Florida, refuses to lower flags for famed radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh. 
  78. 2021 Wednesday M: Stay tuned for tonight’s Powerball and Super Lotto drawings.  First, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3537 with a $23 million on the line: 07, 34, 38, 44, 47, and Mega 07.  Out of 113,786 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $18,478.  One ticket was sold at a Chevron in Los Angeles, CA  while the second was at Sky Fuel in El Cajon, CA 92021.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball #823 with a $90 million jackpot just waiting to be grabbed by some lucky individual: 04, 33, 43, 53, 65, and Powerball 21.  Out of 56,233 winning tickets, ONE person had FOUR numbers PLUS the Powerball for a prize of $32,139.
  79. 2021 Wednesday N: A former aid to New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo details the ongoing sexual harassment she suffered at the hands of this slack-jawed bottom-feeder.  Shame, Andrew, shame.  Elsewhere, a misguided poll reports that a majority of Republicans back Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Chinese Virus Relief Bill.  We do not believe this report.   Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy blasts the Democrats’ attempt at de-platforming conservative news media sites.  He also says that President Donald J. Trump’s help in retaking the House for the GOP is going to be extremely important.   Next, failed- and- censured Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney, RINO, continues bad-mouthing President Donald J. Trump, blaming him for the Antifa- and- Black Lives Matter- led Capitol Hill Riots of January 6, 2021, the very same riots used by Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi to turn Washington, D.C.’s Capitol Hill and White House into a Baghdad-like Green Zone.  Some wag on Newsmax said that Congresswoman Cheney is auditioning for a future job on CNN (or better- MSNBC).  Liz, from all of us to you, “SHUT YOUR RINO MOUTH!”  Congressman McCarthy whip this RINO into line or strip her of her committee assignments the same way the RINOs did Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor-Greene.   
  80. 2021 Wednesday O: Grant Stinchfield reports on Newsmax that Chi-Com facial recognition software is being used in the United States.   As he says, ‘overreaching surveillance in the U.S. is infringing on every American’s civil liberties.’  As he says, the Chi-Coms tested the software on Uighur Muslims who slave away in Xinjiang concentration camps on behalf of Coca-Cola, Nike, Apple, and other global corporations (as well as have their organs harvested for the global organ market) and now with the help of Democrats like ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden and others are transforming the entire world into a vast surveillance state.  Speaking of ‘Pro-China Joe,’ the old coot he’s also revoking Trump-imposed bans on the numbers of foreign workers and Green Card holders allowed into the United States.  In a country beset by Chi-Com-caused Panda Pandemic unemployment, ‘Old Joe’ is flooding the country with hundreds of thousands (and soon millions) of people who are going to Americans’ jobs.  Time for the RED STATES to form a new country and abandon ship.   In other news, calls for the impeachment of Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo continue to grow led by Democrats in state government.
  81. 2021 Wednesday P: Jen Psaki says 11 million illegal alien fence-jumpers and river-swimmers and visa-overstays will soon have a pathway to citizenship.  The Dems continue braying about ’11 million, 11 million, 11 million’ when in fact, sources within the government say the number is closer to 30 to 50 million illegal aliens hiding in the shadows except, of course, when they commit crimes on one another and against U.S. citizens.  When the 11 million illegals are ‘legalized,’ they are going to receive free health care, free housing, free food stamps, free in-state tuition, free transportation, free this, free that while American citizens foot the bill and languish without jobs. 
  82. 2021 Wednesday Q: Ghana receives 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine for the Chi-Vi vaccine via the United Nations program with which vaccines will be distributed to low-income countries such as Ghana.  The United States develops the vaccine in record time and then the U.N. via its COVAX program sends them to Third World countries.  Good, let them be the guinea pigs.  Next, the White House says a call between President Biden and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will ‘happen soon.’  White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters Wednesday that a classified U.S. report confirms the fact that Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman ordered the hit on Jamal Khashoggi.  C’ est la vie.
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[i] We presented the music of Quicksilver Messenger Service on two different occasions.  The first commenced on Friday, 25-March-2011 through Monday, 04-April-2011.  The second cycle with newer albums began on Tuesday, 20-August-2013 through Monday, 02-September-2013.  We hope you will check the albums out by visiting whatever site you do for nothing but the absolute best in rock music.

[ii] Juan Peron’s wife, Eva Peron, is the woman who that dingbat from the Bronx, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez models her loser self after which is why we have bestowed upon her the name, “Baby Evita.”

[iii] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

[iv] We definitely look forward to presenting the music of Joe Cocker, the famed British ex-bricklayer who blew the minds of the world at the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Festival.  Please stay tuned for further developments.

[v] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of George Thorogood but when we do you will be the first to know. 

[vi] 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.    The album, “Help!” appeared on Tuesday, 15-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[vii] In 2020, Democrats are whining that Donald Trump wanted a quid pro quo from Ukraine to get U.S. military aid.  Yet here, we have a prime example as to WHY and HOW foreign aid is doled out by countries around the world.  President Jimmy Carter said that ‘he would consider human rights abuses before doling out American aid to countries around the world.  Quid pro quo?  You had better flipping believe it and a damned good one in our view so Democrats, stop with the f**king sniveling, enough is enough already.

[viii] In 2019, the question is, “Is the late John Dingell looking UP or is he looking DOWN?

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

[x] We began promoting the music of Queen- as well as its individual members (Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon)- on Monday, 14-January-2019 through Monday, 01-April-2019.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[xi] The real reason as to WHY talk of reparations stalled is because (1) it’s crazy, there is NO one alive today descended from slavery prior to 1865 and (2) Democrats love talking about it but will never do anything to solve it as once they solve it, they can no longer use it as a drum to beat around the clock.  Besides, there are so many interracial couples, kids, and others so how is it going to work, is the WHITE spouse going to hand the BLACK spouse a check?  What’s more, what the liberals never tell you is that like the COVID-19 relief, the recipients will have to pay taxes on this money.  When it comes to liberals there are no FREE lunches.  Period.  It’s also important to note that Obama would never have been elected TWICE without white voters so Mr. ‘Unqualified President (due to being born in Kenya and not in the United States) Obama, STFU.

[xii] We will never promote the music of this no-talent POS.

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50. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2022

2011 Saturday: In the People’s Republic of China, the calls for a “Jasmine Revolution” spread across the Internet as the authorities hunt down the participants. Woe to any of them the Ministry of State Security apprehends as those folks are going to be ‘relocating to Xinjiang Province to help the Uighurs with their labors.’

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50. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2022:

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Cornelius Newton Bliss; AC/DC featuring Bon Scott, Black Sabbath featuring Tony Iommi, “Rumours” by Fleetwood Mac, Loverboy featuring Paul Dean, the Spencer Davis Group featuring Eddie Harden, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles featuring Bobby Rogers and Smokey Robinson, Spirit featuring Mark Andes, and Wishbone Ash featuring Andy Powell:

  1. 607 Thursday: Boniface III begins his reign as the 66th Roman Catholic Pope.
  2. 1473 Wednesday: Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland.
  3. 1634 Sunday: At the Battle of Smolensk, Polish King Wladyslaw IV beats the Russians causing them severe casualties.
  4. 1674 Monday: Holland and Great Britain sign the Peace of Westminster, which cedes New York City to the British.
  5. 1803 Saturday: The U.S. Congress accepts the Constitution of the state of Ohio; however, it did not ratify the document until 1853.
  6. 1807 Thursday: Former Vice President Aaron Burr, accused of treason, was arrested in the Mississippi Territory, in present-day Alabama; however, at his later trial, the jury exonerated him.  Elsewhere, A British naval squadron under Admiral Duckworth forces passage through the Ottoman controlled Dardanelles.   
  7. 1846 Thursday: In Texas, the new state’s leaders formally install the government in the city of Austin.
  8. 1856 Tuesday: Professor Hamilton L. Smith patented the tintype camera on this date.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: Russian Czar Alexander II abolishes serfdom.
  10. 1864 Friday: The Order of the Knights of Pythias, an international, non-sectarian fraternal organization, underwent founding in Washington, D.C.
  11. 1878 Tuesday: Thomas Edison received a U.S. patent for “an improvement in phonograph or speaking machines.”
  12. 1881 Saturday: Kansas becomes the first state to officially ban alcoholic beverages.
  13. 1899 Sunday: The 21st U.S. Interior Secretary Cornelius Newton Bliss left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from March 06, 1897, until today.
  14. 1906 Monday: William Keith Kellogg founds his Battle Creek, Michigan, Toasted Corn Flake Company.
  15. 1913 Wednesday: With U.S. support, Mexican General V. Huerta takes control of the government of his nation.
  16. 1919 Wednesday: In Paris, W.E.B. Du Bois organizes the Pan-African Congress.  
  17. 1934 Monday: A blizzard began inundating the northeastern United States, with the heaviest snowfall occurring in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
  18. 1940 Monday: Two members of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles are born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date: Smokey Robinson and Bobby Rogers.  Smokey will sing lead vocals and Bobby part of the backing vocalists. 
  19. 1941 Wednesday: In occupied Amsterdam, the Gestapo begins the roundup of local Jews, but the Jews fight back and drive the Nazis back.  Meanwhile, as the Battle of Britain picks up in intensity, the first night of ‘three nights of blitzes’ begins as German warplanes begin bombing areas around Swansea, South Wales.  By the time the bombings end, most of the city is in flaming ruins.
  20. 1942 Thursday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which cleared the way for the U.S. military to relocate and intern Japanese-Americans.  Japanese warplanes raided the Australian city of Darwin; at least 243 people died in the attack.  Meanwhile, the New York Yankees announced that would admit 5,000 uniformed service members free to each of their home ballgames during the coming season.
  21. 1943 Friday: During World War II in Tunisia, German armor launches a major attack through Kasserine Pass against untested U.S. troops.  In the U.S., Mark Andes, future bassist of the psychedelic rock band out of Los Angeles, California, Spirit[i] and its spin-off, Jo Jo Gunne, was born.
  22. 1944 Saturday: On this night, 823 British RAF bombers attack the Nazi capital at Berlin.  On the Italian Front, fighting intensifies around the Anzio beach head but the Allied troops won’t be budged from their weakening positions.  The Germans are beginning to peter out in the assault, losses are incredibly high for both sides.
  23. 1945 Monday: During World War II, some 30,000 U.S. Marines began landing on Iwo Jima, where they began a successful month-long battle to seize control of the island from Japanese forces.
  24. 1946 Tuesday: Paul Dean—future guitarist with the Canadian rock band, Loverboy[ii]—is born in Vancouver on this date.
  25. 1948 Thursday: Tony Iommi—future lead guitarist with Black Sabbath[iii] (and for a brief time with Jethro Tull[iv])—was born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  26. 1949 Saturday: Eddie Hardin, future vocalist and keyboardist who took Steve Winwood’s place in the Spencer Davis Group[v] and then formed Axis Point with Charlie Whitney of Family[vi], was born on this date in London, England.
  27. 1950 Sunday: Andy Powell—future founding member and lifelong guitarist/vocalist with the British band, Wishbone Ash[vii]—is born in London, England, on this date.
  28. 1952 Tuesday: French forces in Indochina launch a major assault on Viet Minh positions in and around Hanoi.
  29. 1953 Thursday: The State of Georgia approved the first literature censorship board in the United States.  The new legislation excluded newspapers, however, from the controls.
  30. 1959 Thursday: Britain, Turkey, and Greece granting Cyprus its independence signed an agreement.
  31. 1963 Tuesday: The Soviet Union informed President Kennedy it would withdraw “several thousand” of its troops in Cuba.  Meanwhile, “The Feminine Mystique” by Betty Friedan was first published by W.W. Norton & Co.
  32. 1965 Friday: The National Football League adds a sixth official to its refereeing squads.
  33. 1968 Monday: The children’s program “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” created by and starring Fred Rogers, made its network debut on National Educational Television, a forerunner of PBS, beginning a 31-season run.
  34. 1973 Monday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Spectrum, heavyweight boxer Ernie Terrell scores a TKO of opponent, Canadian Bill Drover, at the 2:28 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round boxing match to put his pro record to 46-7.  On the same card, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a TKO over his opponent, Jimmy Young, at the 2:59 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round bout.  Shavers put his pro record to 43-2 while that of Young went to 7-4.
  35. 1977 Saturday:  Fleetwood Mac[viii] releases its smash album, “Rumours” on this date.  This album would captivate the airwaves for much of the year, spawning numerous hit singles, all of which detailed the very public misery the band members were undergoing.  Infidelity, marital breakups, too much drink, loads of cocaine, and other wild and zany doings and it was all encapsulated-on vinyl for the world to behold.
  36. 1980 Tuesday: In East Dulwich, England, Bon Scott—hardcore rock singer for the Australian band, AC/DC[ix]—dies from acute alcoholic poisoning on this date.
  37. 1981 Thursday: Ford Motor Company announced its loss of $1.5 billion on this date.
  38. 1985 Tuesday: As part of the 30th anniversary of Disneyland, China—the communist nation—welcomed Mickey Mouse to tour the nation, which it did, playing 30 cities in 30 days.  Elsewhere, William Schroeder became the first artificial-heart patient to leave the confines of a hospital.  Finally, the Coca-Cola Company introduced Cherry Coke on this date.
  39. 1986 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate approved an international treaty outlawing genocide, 83-11; nearly 37 years after the delegates submitted the document for ratification.  Meanwhile, Jordan’s King Hussein severs his ties with the PLO.
  40. 1987 Thursday: Airing for the first time on television, a controversial anti-smoking public service announcement made its debut.  The ad filmed Yul Brynner shortly before he died from lung cancer.  The famous actor made it clear in the ad that he would die from cigarette smoking prior to the airing of the PSA.
  41. 1994 Saturday: In Charlotte, N.C., heavyweight boxer Tony “TNT” Tucker scores a TKO over his opponent, George Stephens, in the 1st round of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 50-2.   In other action on the fight card, Bruce Seldon, aka the Atlantic City Express, scored a TKO over his opponent, Nathaniel Fitch, in the 4th round of a scheduled 12-round, heavyweight IBF title boxing match to maintain his title and to put his pro record to 29-3.
  42. 1997 Wednesday: Deng Xiaoping, the last of China’s major communist revolutionaries, died at age 92.
  43. 2001 Monday: The museum at the Oklahoma City National Memorial Center underwent dedication.
  44. 2002 Tuesday: The NASA spacecraft Mars Odyssey commenced using it thermal emission imaging system to map the surface of the Red Planet.
  45. 2008 Tuesday: Fidel Castro resigned the Cuban presidency with his brother Raul becoming his successor.
  46. 2011 Saturday: In the People’s Republic of China, the calls for a “Jasmine Revolution” spread across the Internet as the authorities hunt down the participants.  Woe to any of them the Ministry of State Security apprehends as those folks are going to be ‘relocating to Xinjiang Province to help the Uighurs with their labors.’
  47. 2012 Sunday: In a retaliatory move, Iran halts all exports of oil to both France and the United Kingdom over the sanctions imposed on their country by the European Union.
  48. 2013 Tuesday: During a UN conference on disarmament, North Korea threatens to obliterate South Korea.  
  49. 2014 Wednesday: Chinese automaker Dongfeng and the French government have each invested in PSA Peugeot Citroen, which ranked as the European car company with the lowest sales of new vehicles last year.
  50. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, Walmart announces that in April, it will raise wages of 500,000 Sam’s Club and Walmart workers to $9/hour, exceeding the current minimum wage by $1.75, with a further pay raise to $10/hour by next February.  However, in February 2016, Walmart announced that it is closing 150 stores across the United States—why?
  51. 2016 Friday: Harper Lee- the author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” died at age 89.  Elsewhere, the ‘so-called religion of peace’- Islam- strikes yet again as suicide bombers in northern Cameroon blow up at least 24 people and wound another 112 at an outdoor market.  What the f**k is wrong with Boko Haram.  Meanwhile, Israeli police are forced to shoot and kill three Palestinian jihadists in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
  52. 2017 Sunday: American jazz guitarist Larry Coryell dies at age 73.  Elsewhere in Iraq, Iraqi troops- backed by the U.S.- are fighting their way into western Mosul to drive the ISIS thugs out of the city.  Meanwhile, new Department of Homeland Security Director John Kelly signs a mass deportation order which causes Democrats to go insane.  They love their illegal aliens.
  53. 2018 Monday: During the Syrian civil war, Syrian government troops bombard the town of Gouta over three days killing at least 100 civilians.  Meanwhile, in Maputo, Mozambique, at least 17 people die when a massive garbage mound collapses.  Finally, Nigerian government spokespeople blame Boko Haram- a member of the so-called ‘religion of peace’- is credited with kidnapping 110 girls after an attack on a school in Yobe state.  Kill all the Islamists.
  54. 2019 Tuesday: Sen. Bernie Sanders confirms he is going to run for president of the United States a second time.  Meanwhile, President Trump announces plans to elevate former Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker as deputy head of the U.S. Department of Justice.  Next, President Trump signs the order to create the U.S. Space Force, the newest branch of government that will prepare to defend the nation’s interests in the realm of space.
  55. 2020 Wednesday: Information appears that proves beyond the shadow of a doubt that multi-billionaire Michael “Mini-Mike” Bloomberg is indeed doing everything imaginable to buy the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  As of today, he has spent more than $400 million on network and cable TV channels as well as on radio.  What he has spent on Internet advertising is so far unknown.  Tonight, six candidates face off in the Democratic 2020 Primary Debate on NBC: Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, and former Mayor Bloomberg.  Absent are billionaire Tom Steyer and of course, Tulsi Gabbard, whom the Democrats do NOT want.  Meanwhile, in Chicago, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich gives a news conference on the porch of his home.  His sentence commuted to time served the day before by President Donald J. Trump, he proclaims himself a “Trump-o-Crat” and pledges to work to help others who have been unjustly punished by the Comey-led FBI.  Good for you, Mr. Governor, good for you.  Finally, President Donald Trump visits the city of Bakersfield, home of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.
  56. 2021 Friday: Day 31 of the Biden Regime: first of all- due to growing pushback on both sides of the aisle- Joe Biden acknowledges the $15 per hour minimum wage hike may not happen anytime soon.   Next, the House Democrats demonstrate how much they hate President Donald J. Trump by their creation of a new bill- the “No Glory for Hate Act”- which will prohibit twice-impeached presidents from being celebrated, buried in Arlington National Cemetery, or having monuments and roads and the like named after them.  Wow.  Elsewhere, as the investigators investigate the Capitol Hill police officers, six of them are suspended with pay while another 35 are being scrutinized for having affiliations to President Donald J. Trump.  Kool-Aid-guzzling U.S. Army General Russell L. Honoré Ret. And chief inquisitor of the Antifa-infiltrated- and- lead Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, is digging posthaste to uncover the evildoers behind the appalling assault on Capitol Hill, only he’s looking at those with MAGA sympathies and not at the real instigators and proponents of what happened on the dreary day when Antifa and Black Lives Matter stormed the Capitol. 
  57. 2021 Friday A: Climate ‘czar’ John F. Kerry vows tough stance on all climate evildoers in the U.S. as the United States rejoins the Paris Climate Accord, yet another selling out of the United States to globalists.   Meanwhile, in the ‘post-COVID-19 world,’ the TSA announces plans to hire another 6,000 agents so the liberals can increase the numbers of their secret police at all airports across the nation.  Man, that Chi-Vi is permitting our government to skip down the totalitarian path.  Elsewhere, in the Free World of Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis, Republican, proposes sweeping election reforms in his state.   Finally, the Minneapolis Police Department are beefing up security both at the courthouse and around the city as the Derek Chauvin trial looms on the horizon. 
  58. 2021 Friday B: Boko Haram thugs in Niger kidnap 27 students from a boarding school and carry them off into the jungle.  The SOBS must be short on wives, again.  Next, the Kremlin warns the West to pull back from sanctions related to Alexei Navalny’s prison sentence, ‘or else.’  Speaking of thugs, the ‘paradise of Iran’ demands the U.S. repeal and remove ALL sanctions on their country imposed by President Donald J. Trump.  Don’t worry, grand ayatollah, the U.S. is going to rejoin the flawed nuclear deal the Obama-Biden administration participated in with your country.  Speaking of this deal, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasts the Biden-Harris administration for reentering this deal.  Under President Trump, the Iranians were on their knees begging for mercy.  Now, it’s back to business as usual. 
  59. 2021 Friday C: Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department imposes travel sanctions on 43 Belorussian officials and bigwigs over the actions of their corrupt government.  The Biden administration loves Iran but wants to punish Russia and Belorussia.  WTF?  Next, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is attempting to rally ‘quad democracies’ to pushback against a belligerent communist China.  Why?  The Biden Family and many members of his administration LOVE the Chi-Coms.  Must be just for show.
  60. 2021 Friday D: RINO Senator Jon Thune says the ‘GOP is engaging in ‘cancel culture’ by going after the losers who voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump as well as the RINO senators who voted to convict President Donald J. Trump.’  Will these losers ever learn their flipping lessons?  It appears not.  The American people will have to show them.  Meanwhile, the U.S. begins admitting the first batch of illegal aliens begging for asylum into the country even though south Texas mayors are begging the federal government not to do this because they have no support with which, they can provide them.  Let ‘em freeze.   Elsewhere, the feds are pushing to kick the National Rifle Association’s top lawyer off the bankruptcy case.   Finally, good citizens are working alongside police in Oakland’s Chinatown to catch the thug or thugs who have been attacking Chinese citizens.  We still suspect when the culprit is caught, it will be another minority.  Speaking of the Chinese, Great Britain is welcoming in thousands of Hong Kong’s citizens who are escaping the crackdown by the thugs in Beijing.  In the next five years, London could welcome in as many as 300,000 people along with their dependents.
  61. 2021 Friday E: ERCOT says the catastrophic collapse of the power grid in Texas which led to massive blackouts would have occurred anyway even without the severe weather storm.  Still, the operators have gotten the power system up-and-running.  What the heck has happened to nuclear energy?  It’s safe, dependable, cheap, and lasts forever.  All we need do is to find a way to recycle used nuclear fuel so we can reuse it.   Elsewhere, Dolly Parton nixes the idea of putting a statue dedicated to her in the Tennessee State Capitol Building.  Who would want such an honor in this world of left-wing pansy cancel culture?  Revered today, torn down and defaced tomorrow.  Finally, doctors at Johns Hopkins University says, ‘herd immunity for the Chi-Com Flu can be achieved by April 2021.’
  62. 2021 Friday F: We learn that the Wuhan Institute of Virology has received U.S. money to study dangerous diseases including the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Speaking of the Chinese Virus, millions of vaccines for this lab-engineered malady continue to linger in freezer facilities across the country.  Joe Biden says ‘NO such vaccine existed when he came into office’ but we know that a man who asks his wife, ‘where we’re at’ every day he awakens in the White House residence does not know very much, including that he and his wife received their vaccines ahead of his taking the oath of office.  Speaking of the Chi-Com pandemic, the Baby Evita- aka AOC, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Sandy Cortez (birth name) is jumping on the anti-Andrew “Killer” Cuomo bandwagon and much like NYC Mayor Bill Di Blasio, driving the dagger into the beleaguered Empire State governor.   Wow.  Just like piranha fish.  
  63. 2021 Friday G: The American Civil Liberties Union asks SCOTUS to declare all-male draft ‘unconstitutional.’  Meanwhile, Kim Kardashian files for divorce from entertainment mogul Kanye West.  Next, a day after its passage, a federal court strikes down South Carolina’s abortion bill, one that prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.  The bill is designed to prohibit abortion chop shops such as Planned Parenthood from operating in minority communities where they murder mostly minority unborn children, sell the fetal body parts to scientists, Satanists, and other sick f**ks, and then donate money back to the Democratic Socialist Party of the United States.  WTF?  Meanwhile, Representative Mark Green says, ‘the Biden immigration plan is pretty flipping crazy.’  Amen.  Illegal alien hunting licenses, anyone?  Next, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-MO., to Newsmax TV: “Follow the Trump template to restore the economy.”   Finally, following Nikki Haley’s failed attempt to meet with President Donald J. Trump at Mar-A-Lago after BLASTING the 45th president and the man who made her ambassador to the United Nations, Senator Lindsey Graham has embarked on a peace mission to see the president.  Interesting Note- Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has ordered all flags to fly at half-mast for Rush Limbaugh.
  64. 2021 Friday H: Here are the numbers for the COVID-19 global pandemic, the planet first: 109,901,931 confirmed cases, +288,143, 2,430,096, confirmed deaths, +8,615, and 61,879,542 confirmed recoveries, +203,850.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 28,100,922 confirmed cases, up 70,592 from yesterday’s reporting, 495,180 confirmed deaths, UP 2,253, 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 31 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 168,862 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Fellow Americans, JOE BIDEN LIED AND PEOPLE HAVE DIED.
  65. 2021 Friday 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: 3,514,246 confirmed cases, 48,411 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,460 confirmed cases, 428 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 335,340 confirmed cases, 4,868 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the United States: South Carolina- currently, they have 497,937 confirmed cases, 8,213 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 741,934 confirmed cases, 5,509 confirmed deaths, and 688,184 confirmed recoveries.     
  66. 2021 Friday J: For a laugh, let’s look at the Chi-Coms’ numbers- they say they have 89,816 cases, +10 from last week, 4,636 confirmed deaths (same as two weeks ago), and 84,696 confirmed recoveries, +46 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.’  Maggot-eating scum.   NOTE- communists lie.  They ALWAYS LIE.  They lie about everything.  They cover up dastardly deeds like that POS moronic New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo and when threatened with exposure, they begin making threats.  Scumbags, all of them scumbags.
  67. 2021 Friday K:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,494.32, UP 0.98 points (+0.003%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,874.46, UP 9.11 points (+0.066%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,906.71, DOWN 7.26 points (-0.19%).  Although stocks are jumping up and down, we still anticipate the collapse of the U.S. economy as long as (1) businesses don’t reopen in BLUE states; (2) Joe Biden allows the Third World to flood into the United States; (3) economic idiots are running the show in the ‘Biden administration;’ and (4) fossil fuel production is collapsing thanks to Green New Deal policies being implemented by the frigging Democratic-Socialists.
  68. 2021 Friday J: The price of GOLD is $1,783.10 per troy oz., +5.70 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $27.37 per troy ounce, +0.12 (+0.43%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,282.20 per troy oz, -10.90 (-0.84%) while the price of COPPER is $4.07 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,379.80 per troy oz, +21.00 (+0.89%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.01 per barrel, -0.23 (-0.39%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros while one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.  One-dollar U.S. = 0.000018 Bitcoin.  Next, one U.S. greenback = 73.95 Russian rubles.  In contrast, one Washington dollar equals 3.75 Saudi Riyal.  Stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1635 with a $20 million pot up for grabs.  Here are the numbers- 27, 32, 47, 50, 53, and Mega 04.  Out of 52,450 winning tickets, the highest winners were 36 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $421 apiece.
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[i] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. This included the music of Jo Jo Gunne.

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

[iii] Not exactly sure when we will begin promoting the music of Black Sabbath but when we do we will definitely follow them with AC/DC, the wild and wooly and definitely demonic Australian rock band.

[iv] We expect to do the music of Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, Ian Anderson, and Paris sometime in the next 5-6 years.  We hope you will still be with us.

[v] 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 ou