141. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2022

2010 Friday: Another day on the job: two Palestinian thugs trying to infiltrate into Israel wind up dead when Israeli soldiers light ‘em up. Elsewhere, near Baquba, Iraq, a car bomb erupts in a marketplace blowing 22 people to meet with Allah way sooner than any of them planned while 53 are injured and most likely wishing they could have gone, too. Savages.

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141. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2022:

Public Lands Day (Colorado), Armed Forces Day, and Preakness Stakes

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Alfred Moore; U.S. Attorneys General Reverdy Johnson, Edwards Pierrepont, Alphonso Taft, and Loretta Lynch; U.S. Secretaries of War Alphonso Taft and Jacob M. Dickenson; U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen; famed artist Henri Rosseau; the Animals featuring Hilton Valentine, Atomic Rooster featuring Vincent Crane, Chuck Berry, the Kinks featuring John “Nobby” Dalton, Megadeth featuring Nick Menza, Rainbow featuring Greg Smith, the Sons of Champlin featuring Bill Champlin, Tom Petty featuring Stan Lynch, and Wishbone Ash featuring Trevor Boldin:

  1. 878 Saturday: The Muslim potentate ruling Sicily conquers the city of Syracuse on this date.
  2. 996 Saturday: The 138th Roman Catholic pope- Gregory V- crowns his cousin Otto III, German emperor.
  3. 1216 Saturday: Invited by barons at war with King John, French Crown Prince Louis arrives in England as their guest.
  4. 1471 Sunday: King Henry VI of England died in the Tower of London at age 49.
  5. 1499 Sunday: The Spanish crown appoints Francisco De Bobadilla governor of the Indies, succeeding Christopher Columbus.
  6. 1536 Thursday: Church leaders officially adopted the Reformation in Geneva, Switzerland, on this date.
  7. 1542 Thursday: Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto died while searching for gold along the Mississippi River.
  8. 1553 Thursday: English Lady Jane Grey marries Guildford Dudley.
  9. 1755 Wednesday: Future 12th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS Alfred Moore- is born in New Hanover County, North Carolina, on this date.  A Federalist, President John Adams nominated him to fill the seat of James Iredell.  Moore served from February 04, 1800, to January 26, 1804.  
  10. 1790 Friday: The leaders of the city of Paris divided it into 48 zones on this date.
  11. 1796 Saturday: In Annapolis, Maryland, the future 21st U.S. Attorney General Reverdy Johnson is born.  A future Whig and then a Democrat, he would serve under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08, 1849, to July 21, 1850.
  12. 1819 Friday: New York City saw the first use of bicycles aka “Swift Walkers” in the United States.
  13. 1832 Monday: The first Democratic National Convention takes place in Ohio.
  14. 1840 Thursday: New Zealand becomes a British Colony.
  15. 1844 Tuesday: In Laval, France, future member of the Post-Impressionism, Naïve Art, and Pointillism movements- Henri Rosseau- is born.
  16. 1856 Wednesday: Pro-slavery forces sack and burn Lawrence, Kansas.
  17. 1861 Tuesday: Richmond, Virginia, becomes the capital of the Confederate States of America.
  18. 1863 Thursday: The Siege of Fort Hudson, Louisiana, begins during the Civil War.  Elsewhere, the Seventh-day Adventist Church underwent official organization on this date.
  19. 1868 Thursday: In Chicago, delegates at the Republican National Convention nominated General Ulysses S. Grant for president.
  20. 1876 Sunday: The 33rd U.S. Attorney General Edwards Pierrepont left office on this date.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from April 26, 1875, until today.
  21. 1881 Saturday: Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross.  Elsewhere, organizers formed the United States Lawn Tennis Association in New York.
  22. 1891 Thursday: Boxers Peter Jackson and Jim Corbett fight to a draw in 61 rounds.  Meanwhile, in San Diego, California, the former 31st U.S. Secretary of War Alphonso Taft died.  A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from 03-08-1876 to 05-22-1876.  He then served as the 34th U.S. Attorney-General and then as minister to Austro-Hungary and finally as minister to Russia.
  23. 1904 Saturday: The International Federation of Football Association, aka “FIFA,” underwent establishment.
  24. 1906 Monday: The U.S. and Mexico sign an agreement over distribution of the waters of the Rio Grande.  Over the course of time, the United States has diverted much of the water for irrigation into the U.S.  Elsewhere, Louis H. Perlman received his patent for the demountable tire-carrying rim.
  25. 1908 Thursday: The first horror movie, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” premieres in Chicago, Illinois.
  26. 1911 Sunday: The 44th U.S. Secretary of War Jacob M. Dickenson left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President William Howard Taft from March 12, 1909, until today.
  27. 1914 Thursday: The Greyhound Bus Co. begins operation in Minnesota.
  28. 1917 Monday: The Great Fire of Atlanta displaces at least 10,000 people but there is only ONE fatality.
  29. 1918 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives passes a bill, which will give women the right to vote.
  30. 1922 Sunday: The cartoon, “On the Road to Moscow” by Rollin Kirby won a Pulitzer Prize making it the first political cartoon to win the prestigious award.  
  31. 1924 Wednesday: In a case that drew much notoriety, 14-year-old Bobbie Franks suffered a horrible death in a “thrill killing’ carried out by University of Chicago students Nathan Leopold, Jr. and Richard Loeb who was Bobby’s cousin.  Both men received life sentences; however, a fellow inmate killed Loeb in 1936 while Leopold won parole in 1958 and died in 1971.
  32. 1927 Saturday: Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 33.5 hours.
  33. 1929 Tuesday: Sutro and Company of New York City used the first automatic electric stock quotation board.  Elsewhere, William Henry Storey registered the trademark for the board game Sorryl in Great Britain on this date.
  34. 1932 Saturday: Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean as she landed in Northern Ireland, about 15 hours after leaving Newfoundland.
  35. 1934 Monday: Oskaloosa, Iowa, became the first American city to fingerprint all its citizens. 
  36. 1940 Tuesday: German forces continue their blitzkrieg through France.  British armored units using mostly Matilda tanks engage with the German panzers and begin making headway.  German artillerymen employ their 88 mm antiaircraft guns as antitank weapons knocking out tank after tank.  French forces continue falling back because they have been unable to catch their breath and make a stand.  The lightning war employed by the Nazis has demoralized them to the point of collapse.  In Berlin, talk arises in which the German high command begins contemplating an invasion of the British Isles. 
  37. 1941 Wednesday: A German U-Boat sank the American merchant steamship SS Robin Moor in the South Atlantic after allowing the ship’s passengers and crew to board lifeboats.  Meanwhile, the German assault on Crete continues as Axis troops continue landing on the island while overhead, fierce air battles between the Luftwaffe and Regia Aeronautica on the one side and the RAF on the other cloud the skies.
  38. 1942 Thursday: British convoy PQ16 departs for Russia.  This convoy would suffer attacks from Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe assets almost from the moment it set sail.  Elsewhere, Japanese forces continue landing in Hong Kong, a British crown jewel of her empire.  The British commanders there truly dismissed the Japanese as fighting men and made the mistake of their lives.
  39. 1943 Friday: John Dalton, the bassist of the British invasion band, the Kinks[i] (following the departure of Peter Quaife) is born on this date in Chipping Barnet, London.  What’s more, Hilton Valentine, lead guitarist of the Animals[ii] was also born North Shields, Northumberland, England on this date.  Finally, Vincent Crane—vocalist/keyboardist with the British rock band, Atomic Rooster[iii]—was born in Reading, Berkshire, England, on this busy date, too.
  40. 1944 Sunday: Fighting between the Allies and Germans in Italy continues.  The Allies make headway, but the Germans continue a fighting retreat.  Every inch of ground gained cost gallons of Allied blood.  Still, the fight continues.
  41. 1945 Monday: Movie stars Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart wed.  Meanwhile, the British capture former SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler posing as a German private.  Meanwhile, in Syria, Free French Forces trying to reclaim the region from the enemy are running into trouble with Arab nationalists.  They thought they were going to be able to declare independence, but the French have other ideas in mind.
  42. 1947 Wednesday: Future keyboardist, guitarist, and vocalist, Bill Champlin, with the Sons of Champlin[iv] and then later, Chicago, and back to the Sons was born in Oakland, California on this date.  Elsewhere, Joe DiMaggio and five of his New York Yankee teammates received fines of $100 because they had not fulfilled contract requirements to do promotional duties for the team.
  43. 1955 Saturday: Future longtime drummer with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[v], 1975-1994—Stan Lynch—is born on this date in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Elsewhere, Chuck Berry[vi] recorded his first single, “Maybelline,” for Chess Records in Chicago.
  44. 1956 Monday: The United States exploded its first airborne hydrogen bomb over the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific.
  45. 1959 Thursday: In Greensboro, N.C., future 83rd U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is born.  A future Democrat, she would serve under President Barack Hussein Obama from April 27, 2015, to January 20, 2017.
  46. 1961 Sunday: Alabama Governor Patterson declared martial law in Montgomery on this date.
  47. 1963 Tuesday: Future bassist with the rock band, Rainbow[vii] (1995)- Greg Smith- is born on this date.
  48. 1966 Saturday: In the 6th Round of their heavyweight title fight, Muhammad Ali scores a technical knockout of Henry Cooper.
  49. 1968 Tuesday: The nuclear-powered submarine USS Scorpion with a crew of 99 men reportedly goes missing.  Searchers find it at the bottom of the sea off the Azores.
  50. 1969 Wednesday: Robert Kennedy’s murderer, Sirhan B. Sirhan, receives a death sentence; however, the courts later commute it to life in prison.
  51. 1970 Thursday: The governor of Ohio mobilized the National Guard to quell student disturbances at Ohio State University. 
  52. 1972 Sunday: Wielding a hammer, a man shouting he was “Jesus Christ” damaged Michelangelo’s Pieta, while on display at the Vatican City.
  53. 1979 Monday: Former San Francisco City Supervisor Dan White was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the slayings of Mayor George Moscone and openly gay Supervisor Harvey Milk; outrage over the verdict did, of course, spark gay rioting which the cops put down with gusto.  White received a sentence of seven years and eight months in prison but was released after serving five years.  In 1985, White killed himself.
  54. 1980 Wednesday: Ensign Jean Marie Butler becomes the first woman to graduate from a U.S. service academy.  Elsewhere, the Star Wars film, “The Empire Strikes Back” hit movie theaters on this date.
  55. 1981 Thursday: The government of Jamaica gives native son Bob Marley a state funeral on this date.
  56. 1982 Friday: During the Falklands War, British amphibious forces landed on the beach at San Carlos Bay.
  57. 1988 Saturday: Heavyweight boxer George Foreman improves his record to 54-2 with a TKO over Frank Lux at 2:07 of Round 3 of a scheduled 10-round bout.
  58. 1991 Tuesday: A bomber in Madras, India, the former prime minister, Rajiv Gandhi when he threw an explosive device at him concealed in a bouquet of flowers.
  59. 1994 Saturday: South Yemen secedes from Yemen.
  60. 1995 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., the former 18th U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen died at the age of 56.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from January 21, 1993, to February 03, 1994.
  61. 1996 Tuesday: Ken Griffey, Jr., becomes the 8th youngest Major League player to hit 200 home runs.  Meanwhile, Red Sox pitcher, Roger Clemens beats the New York Yankees for his 200th career win.
  62. 1998 Thursday: Teen gunman Kip Kinkel opened fire inside Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon, killing two students, a day after he had killed his parents.  Following his trial, Kinkel received a sentence of nearly 112 years in prison.  Elsewhere, Suharto, president of Indonesia for 31 years steps down from office on this date.   
  63. 2009 Thursday: Israeli law enforcement begins evicting Jewish settlers from an illegal settlement in the West Bank.  Elsewhere, near Nagpur, India, communist thugs- most likely in the service of the People’s Republic of China, ambush a group of Indian police officers leaving at least 16 dead and numerous others wounded.
  64. 2010 Friday: Another day on the job: two Palestinian thugs trying to infiltrate into Israel wind up dead when Israeli soldiers light ‘em up.  Elsewhere, near Baquba, Iraq, a car bomb erupts in a marketplace blowing 22 people to meet with Allah way sooner than any of them planned while 53 are injured and most likely wishing they could have gone, too.  Savages.  
  65. 2011 Saturday: Christian radio broadcaster, Harold Camping, predicts that at 6:00 p.m. around the world, the Rapture for all Christians would begin.  We guess it did not!
  66. 2012 Monday: The so-called “Religion of Peace” strikes again: in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a jihadists set off a suicide bomb that kills 110 people outright and wounds another 350 suffer a variety of injuries.
  67. 2013 Tuesday: In the British House of Commons, the Marriage Bill, which legalizes same-sex marriages in England and in Wales, passes and moves on to the other half of Parliament.  Meanwhile, in Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, Trevor Boldin lost his life from pancreatic cancer on this date; he was just 62 years old.  The man was a famed bassist who played with a variety of English bands- Wishbone Ash[viii] 1981-82 / David Bowie[ix] 1971-73 / Spiders from Mars[x] 1976 / Uriah Heep[xi] 1977-201
  68. 2014 Wednesday: The Chinese and Russian state energy companies, Gazprom and CPNC, respectively, have entered a deal for Russia to supply China with natural gas; the deal provides a market for Russian gas as European countries seek to reduce their dependence due to Russia’s criminal actions in the Crimea and the Ukraine—Communists always take care of other Communists.
  69. 2015 Thursday: After an oil pipeline burst two days previously, cleanup at Refugio Beach on the California coastline continues unabated.  Approximately 21,000 gallons flowed out to sea while another 105,000 gallons on the land.  
  70. 2016 Saturday: In the hinterlands of Afghanistan, a U.S. drone strike reportedly kills Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour.  Good riddance to a POS terrorist.   Meanwhile, longtime drummer with Megadeth[xii], American Nick Menza dies at age 51. 
  71. 2017 Sunday: In Nassau Colosseum in New York City, Barnum & Bailey Circus gives its final performance after 146 years.  They do this because of changing attitudes (people being corrupted by bleeding heart liberals sniveling and whining) and near-constant lawsuits by PETA goons and other animal rights activists.  What a shame. 
  72. 2018 Monday: In the western part of Iran, toadstools poison at least 800 people and kill at least 11.  Look, learn to tell the difference between noxious fungi and edible ones, dimwits.  Meanwhile, former President Barack Hussein Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama sign a multi-million-dollar deal with Netflix to produce programming.  Talk about buying influence!
  73. 2019 Tuesday: In Chef Vladimir Gdansk’s home state of Washington, the government there passes a law making the state the first one in the country to legalize HUMAN COMPOSTING.  WTF is wrong with Governor Jay Inslee and his band of crazed far-left liberal Democrats.  Might as well feed the deceased to the pigs.    
  74. 2020 Thursday: Thanks to communist China, another 2.5-million Americans file for unemployment benefits last week, bringing the total of unemployed Americans to 38 million or 14.7-percent of the workforce, a number not seen since the depths of the Great Depression.  Even worse, it all happened over the course of a single month.  Meanwhile, polls show President Trump’s approval ratings at 44-percent (take them with a grain of salt- or two!) and disapproval at 54-percent.  We shall see. 
  75. 2020 Thursday A: Here are the global statistics for the Chinese Virus- aka COVID-19, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis- for today: 5,014,943 confirmed number of cases, 328,462 confirmed number of deaths, but 1,909,701 number of confirmed recoveries.   Here are the figures for the United States: 1,604,862 confirmed number of cases, 94,965 confirmed number of deaths, but 306,171 number of confirmed recoveries which is great.  In the three states in which, the AICPENDBLOG.COM has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, California first: 84,057 confirmed number of cases, 3,436 confirmed number of deaths, but typical of ultra-left-wing states, ZERO mention of the number of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for Hawaii: 643 confirmed number of cases, 17 confirmed number of deaths, but 578 number of confirmed recoveries which is extraordinary.  Finally, in the once-proud but now socialist-liberal hellhole, Washington, here are the stats: 18,971 confirmed number of cases, 1,037 confirmed number of deaths, but like California, no reported number of confirmed recoveries which tells you all you need to know about the regime running Olympia.
  76. 2020 Thursday B: As far as COVID-19 numbers go, communist China has changed their numbers somewhat.  Here are their current figures: 82,967 confirmed number of cases, 4,634 confirmed number of deaths, but 78,249 number of confirmed recoveries.   Sources in still-free Hong Kong report the number of cases to be well over one million, that the death toll approaches 750,000, with the number of recoveries being unclear.  Free Hong Kong!  Free Tibet!  Free Macau!  Free Taiwan via making them a separate nation once again with their own seat in the United Nations.  Enough is enough with indulging the Chinese Communist Party, let’s return to the Two-China Policy!  It is interesting to note that Beijing is now trying to crack down on Hong Kong’s independence while the rest of the world is fighting Wuhan’s biowarfare.  We shall see.
  77. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 166,437,117 confirmed cases, +593,180, 3,456,597 confirmed deaths, +11,880 and 147,247,215 confirmed recoveries, +81,890.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,851,561 confirmed cases, UP 26,177 from yesterday’s reporting, 603,380 confirmed deaths, UP 628, [xiii] and 27,397,359 confirmed recoveries, UP 45,382.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xiv]   
  78. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 286,756 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- President Biden, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 172,853 deaths  
  79. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,775,535 confirmed cases, 62,855 confirmed deaths, and 2,017,518 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,304,860 confirmed cases, 36,446 confirmed deaths, and 1,911,782 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,726 confirmed cases, 494 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 428,323 confirmed cases, 5,749 confirmed deaths, and 209,794 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Illinois: they have 2,373,453 confirmed cases, 24,935 confirmed deaths, and 2,275,243 confirmed recoveries.[xv]    
  80. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,290 confirmed cases, 6,397 confirmed deaths, and 832,331 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Algeria, a former part of the French Empire: 126,434 cases of the virus, 3,405 confirmed deaths and 88,066 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]   In other news related to the Chi-Coms (after all, they did give the world the Xi Jinping Bat Flu on purpose), the FDA is warning everyone against using syringes manufactured in that country because they have a habit of breaking off in the arms of patients.  Yet another attack on the United States by the communist goons.   
  81. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,207.84, UP 123.69 points (+0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,470.99, DOWN 64.75 points (-0.48%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,155.86, DOWN 3.26 points (-0.078%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.88 per barrel, +0.30 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,881.80 per troy oz., +5.10 (+0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $27.66 per troy ounce, +0.17 (+0.63%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,170.90 per troy oz, +1.50 (+0.13%) while the price of COPPER is $4.51 per pound, +0.03 (+0.64%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,783.06 per troy oz, -68.97 (-2.42%).[xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[xix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Afghan Afghani, one greenback equals 77.56 and in Albanian Lek, a buck equals 100.70 and in Algerian Dinar, one dollar equals 132.81 of theirs.[xx]     
  82. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.158 per gallon, $2.881 in Florida, $3.885 in Hawaii, and $3.558 in Washington state.[xxi]    Let’s look at one other location- Wyoming: $3.036.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Russia: $2.510 per U.S. Gallon.[xxii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,313,748,920,305 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxiii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  83. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe–  Today is Day 60 of ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ reign.  Where is she?  NO one has any “Kooky Kamala” sightings or information on this illusive member of the Biden regime.  Meanwhile, the tidal wave continues along the southern border with mostly young, military-aged males coming across, some of them decked out in new camouflage gear.  We are becoming the Roman Empire.  We cannot control our borders and we will come to regret it especially since we have an UNELECTED ‘administration’ in the White House.
  84. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden Regime News I–  The White House proposes lowering the proposed ‘infrastructure bill’ to $1.7 trillion in the hopes the GOP will bite.  Later in the day, the Republicans said, “Hell, no.”  Back to the old drawing board.  Next, the Biden regime says that there will be NO requirements for foreign visitors to show proof of Chi-Com virus vaccination.  However, we expect the Dems are going to continue pushing Americans to have ‘COVID-19 passports.’  (Note- how soon before the Bidenistas require everyone to undergo anal swabs like they do in communist China?)  Meanwhile, Joe Biden names a special envoy to North Korea.  Big whoop.  Our money’s on Bill Richardson.
  85. 2021 Friday H: Political News I– After a mysterious letter on the letterhead of the Capitol Hill Police Department, one written by an ANONYMOUS ‘member of the squad that admonished Republicans for their resistance to the January 06, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots- the greatest FALSE FLAG OPERATION IN AMERICAN POLITICAL HISTORY- the Department said today the letter was ‘not them.’  (Note- Democrats always love ANONYMOUS postings so they can make it seem like there are many of them lurking in the shadows or that they are whistleblowers or worse, to tar and feather their opponents without having to take incoming.  We have seen this many times before and we will continue seeing it again- it’s what these cowards do).
  86. 2021 Friday I: Political News II– The FBI is investigating the discovery of SEVEN NOOSES dangling from the rafters at the site of an Amazon plant under construction.  The picture we saw of ONE noose did indeed appear to be a genuine noose and not the garage door draw-down that Bubba Watson was crying and sniveling about prior to a race.  We are sure they will track down the culprits and when they do it will be yet another FALSE FLAG OPERATION.  It almost always is.   Next, Governor Spencer Cox, R-UT, a backing a resolution to band the teaching of Critical Race Theory.   Good.  Elsewhere, former U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr says that ‘militantly secularist public schools’ have proven to be a disaster and that things must change.  Finally, even though Joe Biden abolished it, President Donald J. Trump’s 1776 Commission is meeting anyway.  Yet another sign that Joe Biden is going to be evicted from the White House soon.  
  87. 2021 Friday J: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1661 has a $515 million jackpot on the line for some lucky person or persons.  Here are the numbers: 06, 09, 17, 18, 48 and Mega 08.  Out of 247,392 winning tickets, the highest winners were NINE people who had FOUR numbers plus the MEGA for a prize of $6,665 apiece.
  88. 2022 Saturday: If we fail to do it this year, we will do it next year.  It is what it is and besides…we have to be cautious of the new Disinformation Governance Board.  Yeah, right.  Screw them and screw the administration.

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

[ii] 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.

[iii] At some point, we will promote the music of the famed British rock band, Atomic Rooster.  You will not want to miss this one, that, we guarantee you.

[iv] We began promoting the music of the legendary San Francisco band, the Sons of Champlin, beginning on Friday, 07-March-2014 through Monday, 17-March-2014.  We hope you will seek this band out and consider adding the SOC to your growing album collection- you will enjoy them.

[v] At some point when we return to presenting the music of American bands, we will promote that of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as of Tom Petty himself.  We hope you will await word as to when we do.  We thank you.

[vi] We look forward to promoting the music of Chuck Berry in its entirety but are not sure as to when.  Stay tuned.

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

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

[ix] We hope to promote the music of David Bowie within the next decades.

[x] Spiders from Mars will occur around same time as the David Bowie presentation.

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

[xii] If we are still around in 20 years, we hope to do the music of Megadeth and other heavy metal rock and roll bands.

[xiii] 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)

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

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

[xvi] 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)

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

[xviii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

131. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2022

2010 Tuesday: Due to the blowout of the Deepwater Horizon BP Oil drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico, oil begins hitting sensitive wetlands across the area. The Obama Administration appoints Admiral Thad Allan to manage the Federal government’s response to the disaster.

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131. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2022:

Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks; U.S. Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer; U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau Jr.; Floyd Patterson; the Allman Brothers Band featuring Butch Trucks, Bob Marley, Eric Burdon and the Animals, Foreigner featuring Ed Gagliardi, the Jimi Hendrix Experience featuring Noel Redding, John Lennon, “Rikki Don’t Lose that Number” by Steely Dan, and UFO featuring Neil Carter:

  1. 330 Sunday: Constantinople (Byzantium) becomes the capital of the Roman Empire.
  2. 1189 Thursday: Emperor Frederik I Barbarossa and 100,000 Crusaders depart Regensburg, Germany for the East.
  3. 1310 Sunday: Accused of the hideous crime of heresy, church officials send 54 members of the Knights Templar to meet their end burned at the stake.
  4. 1421 Friday: The city of Styria, Austria, expels its Jewish population.
  5. 1502 Sunday: Christopher Columbus begins his fourth and final trip to the New World.
  6. 1647 Saturday: Peter Stuyvesant arrived in New Amsterdam to become governor of New Netherland.
  7. 1812 Monday: Dancers introduce the waltz into English ballrooms; according to Brainy History, ‘most observers considered it disgusting and immoral—no wonder it caught on!’
  8. 1852 Tuesday: Future 26th vice president of the United States—Republican, Charles W. Fairbanks—is born in Unionville Center, Ohio, on this date.  He served March 04, 1905, to March 04, 1909, under President Theodore Roosevelt.
  9. 1858 Tuesday: Minnesota became the 32nd state of the Union.
  10. 1862 Sunday: During the Civil War, the crew of the Confederate Ironclad CSS Virginia scuttles her off Craney Island, Virginia, to prevent it from falling into Union hands.
  11. 1864 Wednesday: At the Battle of Yellow Tavern, Virginia, General J. E. B. Stuart suffers a mortal wound.
  12. 1865 Thursday: Brigadier General Meriwether Jeff Thompson, Confederate States of America, surrenders his forces to Union troops at Jacksonport, Arkansas, one of the final Rebel officers of the Civil War to hand over his sword.
  13. 1888 Friday: Songwriter Irving Berlin was born Israel Baline in Temun, Russia.
  14. 1889 Saturday: Major Joseph Washington Wham takes charge of $28,000 in gold and silver to pay troops at various points in the Arizona Territory.  However, train robbers stole the precious metals and absconded with them, never seen or heard from again.
  15. 1891 Monday: The future Czar Nicholas II of Russia- Prince Nicholas- while on a state visit to Japan survives an assassination attempt, known as the Otsu Scandal.  Elsewhere, in New York City, N.Y., the future 52nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau Jr., is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from January 01, 1934, to July 22, 1945.
  16. 1900 Friday: In the 23rd round of their heavyweight-boxing match, James J. Jeffries knocks out John J. Corbett.
  17. 1904 Wednesday: American industrialist Andrew Carnegie donates $1.5 million in an anti-war effort to fund the building of the Peace Palace at the Hague.
  18. 1910 Wednesday: Glacier National Park underwent establishment in Montana on this date.
  19. 1921 Wednesday: Tel Aviv becomes the first ALL-Jewish municipality.
  20. 1927 Wednesday: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences undergoes founding during a banquet at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
  21. 1934 Friday: A severe two-day dust storm stripped the topsoil from the Great Plains of the United States and created a “Dust Bowl.”  This storm became one of many that would lead to the exodus out of the Midwest to other parts of the country, most notably California.
  22. 1935 Saturday: The Rural Electrification Administration undergoes creation as one of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal Programs.
  23. 1936 Monday: The nation’s 50th U.S. Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer dies at age 64.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 05, 1919, to March 04, 1921.
  24. 1941 Sunday: Eric Burdon, future lead vocalist with both the Animals[i] and War[ii] was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, on this date.
  25. 1943 Tuesday: During World War II, U.S. forces landed on the Aleutian Island of Attu, which the Japanese had taken control of; the Americans took the island 19 days later.  Meanwhile, in Tunisia, the Herman Goering Division surrenders to the Allies.
  26. 1944 Thursday: During World War II, Allied forces launched a major offensive against Axis lines in Italy.
  27. 1947 Sunday: Butch Trucks—future drummer with the Allman Brothers Band[iii]—is born in Jacksonville, Florida, on this date.  Elsewhere, B.F. Goodrich Company announced the creation of the tubeless tire.  
  28. 1949 Wednesday: By a vote of 37-12, Israel becomes the 59th member of the United Nations.  Elsewhere, Siam changed its name to Thailand.
  29. 1950 Thursday: President Harry S. Truman formally dedicated the Grand Coulee Dam in Washington State.  Meanwhile, in Boston, Massachusetts, future 5th U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security (General) John Kelly is born.  A future member of no professed political party, Secretary Kelly would serve under President Donald J. Trump from January 20, 2017, until July 31, 2017, when President Trump was forced to fire his worthless butt.
  30. 1953 Monday: A tornado devastated Waco, Texas, claiming 114 lives.
  31. 1954 Tuesday: In Bedfont, Middlesex, England, future keyboardist with the British rock band, UFO[iv]– Neil Carter- is born.  He would play with the group from 1981 to 1983.
  32. 1960 Wednesday: Israeli agents captured Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  33. 1963 Saturday: White extremists begin bombings against black citizens in Birmingham, Alabama.
  34. 1968 Saturday: In the National Hockey League Stanley Cup Finals, the Montreal Canadiens sweep the St. Louis Blues in four games.
  35. 1972 Thursday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers 4 games to 2.  Elsewhere, John Lennon[v] tells the host of “The Dick Cavett Show” that the FBI is tapping his phones.
  36. 1973 Friday: The espionage trial of Daniel Ellsberg and Anthony Russo in the “Pentagon Papers” case came to an end as Judge William M. Byrne dismissed all charges, citing government misconduct.
  37. 1974 Saturday: Steely Dan[vi] releases their biggest single to date, “Rikki Don’t Lose that Number,” a monster tune if ever one existed.
  38. 1981 Monday: Legendary reggae artist Bob Marley[vii] died in a Miami hospital at age 36.  The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Cats” opened in London, England.
  39. 1984 Friday: Fighting as a middleweight, Sugar Ray Leonard improves his record to 33-1 after scoring a TKO over Kevin Howard at 2:27 of the 9th round of a 10-round bout.
  40. 1985 Saturday: 56 people died when a flash fire swept a packed soccer stadium in Bradford, England.
  41. 1987 Monday: Doctors in Baltimore transplanted the heart and lungs of an auto accident victim to a patient who gave up his own heart to another recipient.  Clinton House, the nation’s first living heart donor, died 14 months later.
  42. 1989 Thursday: President George H. W. Bush orders 2,000 U.S. troops into Panama.  Meanwhile, the final first-run episode of “Dynasty” aired on ABC-TV.
  43. 1994 Wednesday: Arkansas put to death convicted murderer Jonas Whitmore and Edward Charles Pickens; it was the first time a state executed two people on the same day since the Supreme Court let states restored the death penalty in 1976.
  44. 1995 Thursday: In New York City, more than 170 countries decide to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty indefinitely and without conditions.
  45. 1996 Saturday: An Atlanta-bound ValuJet DC-9 caught fire shortly after takeoff from Miami and crashed into the Florida Everglades, killing all 110 people aboard.
  46. 1997 Sunday: Garry Kasparov, world chess champion, lost his first ever, multigame match.  He lost to the IBM-created chess computer, Deep Blue.  This was the first time in the history of the game that a computer beat a world-class champion chess player.  
  47. 1998 Monday: India set off three underground atomic blasts, its first nuclear tests in 24 years.  Elsewhere, a French mint produced the first coins of Europe’s single currency, the euro, on this date.
  48. 2003 Sunday: The United States declared Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein’s Baath Party dead.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, Lithuania became the first ex-Soviet republic to approve entry into the European Union as voters completed a weekend referendum.  Finally, Noel Redding, original bass player with the Jimi Hendrix Experience[viii] as well as Fat Mattress, Road, the Noel Redding Band, and later with Mountain[ix] died at age 57 in Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland, due to complications of cirrhosis of the liver.
  49. 2004 Tuesday: A grisly video on an al-Qaida-linked website showed the beheading of businessperson Nick Berg, an American who jihadists kidnapped in Iraq.  Meanwhile, NBA star Kobe Bryant pleaded not guilty in a Colorado court to a rape charge.  However, prosecutors later dropped the charges. 
  50. 2006 Thursday: Lawmakers demanded answers after a USA Today report that the National Security Agency was secretly collecting records of millions of ordinary Americans phone calls; President George W. Bush sought to assure Americans their civil liberties were being “fiercely protected.”  Meanwhile, famed heavyweight champion boxer Floyd Patterson died in New Paltz, N.Y. on this date at age 71 from complications associated with prostate cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.  His professional career featured 64 pro bouts with a record of 55 wins (40 by KO), 8 losses, and 1 draw.  
  51. 2009 Monday: President Obama fired the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, replacing General David McKiernan with Lt. General Stanley McChrystal.  Meanwhile, five U.S. troops were shot and killed at a mental health clinic on a Baghdad base; the shooter, Sgt. John Russell, was later sentenced to life without parole.  Elsewhere, the space shuttle Atlantis blasted off on a mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.  
  52. 2010 Tuesday: Due to the blowout of the Deepwater Horizon BP Oil drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico, oil begins hitting sensitive wetlands across the area.  The Obama Administration appoints Admiral Thad Allan to manage the Federal government’s response to the disaster.   Elsewhere, Conservative leader David Cameron, at age 43, became Britain’s youngest prime minister in almost 200 years after Gordon Brown stepped down and ended 13 years of Labour government.
  53. 2013 Saturday: Cairo, Egypt conducts a retrial of its former President Hosni Mubarak over his alleged role and complicity in the deaths of protestors during the 2011 Egyptian revolution.
  54. 2014 Sunday: Edward John “Ed” Gagliardi, bassist with the British-American rock band, Foreigner[x], lost his battle with cancer in New York City; he was age 62.  Elsewhere, pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine said voters overwhelmingly favored sovereignty in balloting that the Ukraine central government and the West denounced as a load of crap, crap caused by Vladimir Putin.
  55. 2015 Monday: At Christies Auction House in New York City, Pablo Picasso’s “The Women of Algiers” (Version ‘O’) sets the record for an artwork at auction, bringing in $179.3 million U.S. Wow.
  56. 2016 Wednesday: Brazilian politics continue being problematic for the people as the senate votes to suspend President Dilma Rousseff and to put her on trial for financial shenanigans damaging to the nation.  She was manipulating the budget for her own personal gain- or so they say.
  57. 2017 Thursday: Iraqi military authorities announce that within days, the Battle for Mosul will end and that the ISIS defenders clinging to positions within the historic city will be decimated.  God bless you guys!
  58. 2018 Friday: According to On This Day, at Margaret River in Australia, a grandfather shoots six members of his family and then takes his own life. 
  59. 2019 Saturday: According to the Mauna Loa Observatory on the Big Island of Hawaii report that carbon dioxide levels in the earth’s atmosphere- at 415 parts per million- surpass levels not seen in 3 million years.  What they don’t tell you is that the Sun is the driving force for climate throughout the Solar System- on planets possessing climates- through solar flares, sunspots, and the solar wind.  Take this information with a grain of salt.
  60. 2020 Monday: The Chi-Vi, aka the ‘VID, has claimed the lives of more than 80,000 people in the United States while the Chi-Coms admit to new ‘clusters’ of the disease they created in the Wuhan Institute of Virology.  Still, they are going to reopen the Shanghai Disneyland (what a disgrace for Disney to be in a communist country) but social distancing will be required.  Elsewhere, Major League Baseball owners held a meeting and have come to an agreement that the MLB 2020 Season can start sometime in July due to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu running amok around the country.
  61. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 160,289,215 confirmed cases, +679,212, 3,329,960  confirmed deaths, +12,522 and 139,001,801 confirmed recoveries, +90,376.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,544,753 confirmed cases, UP 29,443 from yesterday’s reporting, 596,876 confirmed deaths, UP 670,[xi] and 26,552,719 confirmed recoveries, UP 54,723.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xii]   
  62. 2021 Tuesday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became President on January 20, 2021, there have been 280,974 chi-vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 181,635 deaths.      
  63. 2021 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,761,724 confirmed cases, 62,357 confirmed deaths, and 2,005,443 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,275,365 confirmed cases, 35,849 confirmed deaths, and 1,859,688 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,329 confirmed cases, 488 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 418,071 confirmed cases, 5,642 confirmed deaths, and 203,349 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., American Samoa, yet another place  the Democrats will want to transform into a state after D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, and the Northern Marianas Islands become states: they have 4 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 1 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]   
  64. 2021 Tuesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,000 confirmed cases, 6,378 confirmed deaths, and 831,738 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Kenya, the birthplace of the United States’ 44th ‘president’ Barack Hussein Obama: 163,976 cases of the virus, 2,928 confirmed deaths and 113,057 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]     
  65. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,216.69, DOWN 473.66 points (-1.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,389.43, DOWN 12.43 points (-0.093%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,152.10, DOWN 36.33 points (-0.87%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.46 per barrel, +0.15 (+0.23%).  The price of GOLD is $1,837.20 per troy oz., +1.00 (+0.03%) while the price of SILVER is $27.71 per troy ounce, +0.04 (+0.16%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,241.60 per troy oz, +0.40 (+0.03%) while the price of COPPER is $4.79 per pound, 0.00 (+0.63%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,938.34 per troy oz, -21.25 (-0.72%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $28,400.00 per troy oz., -500.00 (-1.73%).[xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.96. In Solomon Islands Dollar, one greenback equals 7.9957 and in Somali Schilling, a buck equals 575.00 and in South African Rand, one dollar equals 13.99 of theirs.[xviii]      The reason as to WHY Wall Street had such a down cycle today is due to fears of oncoming rampant inflation thanks to the inabilities of the Biden regime to continue the Trump economic miracle.  The Bidenistas will bring about a new Great Depression- mark our words.  Businesses are raising prices at the highest rates since the 1980s.   In other news, cryptocurrencies value is higher than that of the U.S. dollar.
  66. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.107 per gallon, $2.877 in Florida, $3.833 in Hawaii, and $3.518 in Washington state.[xix]    Let’s look at one other location- Rhode Island: $2.894.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Bolivia: $2.045 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,274,850,063,528 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.
  67. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden Regime News I– As the Untermensch in Gaza Strip continue attacking Israel, enfeebled old Joe Biden finds himself under assault from both the right and left.  The right wants Israel supported and defended while the left wants to see Israel destroyed.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day stands with Israel to a member.  We say use the neutron bomb on the human scum inhabiting the Gaza Strip and then reclaim the land for Israel.  Meanwhile, economist Stephen Moore says that ‘Joe Biden’s unemployment benefits are keeping Americans out of the workforce.’  Amen.  Regarding the abandonment of Israel by the fraudulent Biden regime, President Donald J. Trump says that ‘Biden’s weakness is causing the massive surge in violence across the Middle East.’  Amen to that, too.   
  68. 2021 Tuesday G: Joe Biden Regime News II– In other fascinating news, WOKE leftists are jumping on Andrew Yang for announcing his support for Israel.  And the left eats its own.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden is sending out ‘signed letters’ to recipients of COVID-19 relief checks.  Big whoop.  Stick the letters where the sun don’t shine Mr. (Bogus) President.   Finally, new rules coming out of the Biden regime would force doctors and other medical professionals to enable those suffering from gender dysphoria to undergo whatever treatments and irreversible processes they demand.  (Note- while I hate to say this, I am beginning to think that Joe Biden could very well be the Antichrist- Olaf).
  69. 2021 Tuesday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Chile- a nation with a high rate of vaccination against the Chi-Vi is currently experiencing a tidal wave of new Bat Fu Yuk cases thanks to the Chi-Coms.   Meanwhile, a key officer at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says that ‘annual booster shots may be required against the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the China Virus, aka the Wuhan Virus, aka the ‘VID.  No thank you, we are not getting the vaccinations no matter what.  Elsewhere, analysis by the New York Times shows that the extremely overcautious Centers for Disease Control are sowing mass confusion over the danger of the Wuhan Flu.   Finally, Missouri and Tennessee are joining other states slashing Chi-Vi relief payments to their citizens.  It’s time for these people to return to work.  Now.
  70. 2021 Tuesday I: Foreign News / Overseas News– In Russia, at least seven are dead in a school shooting in that country.  The police have apprehended the suspect.   Next, the Siberian doctor who treated Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has mysteriously disappeared.   Next, left-wing lawmakers in the U.S. (you know the scum) are screeching about ‘Israel’s brutality’ in defending itself from the 130 or so rockets fired into Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.  You know our feelings on the topic.  Elsewhere, Rep. Rob Wittman, R-VA 1st congressional district, says that Iran is trying to cause problems in the Straits of Hormuz by swamping U.S. Navy and Coast Guard assets with swift boats.’  We say, ‘sink these riffraff scumbags.’
  71. 2021 Tuesday J: Political News I– The Vatican warns U.S. bishops NOT to deny drooling old Joe Biden communion.  (Note- we know where Pope Francis stands which is why many Catholics are abandoning the church.  The man’s a Marxist and one cannot serve Marx and God simultaneously.  Olaf).   Next, the new White House deputy director for political strategy and outreach- Natalie Montelongo- says, ‘ICE does not have to exist.’  Next, a new poll says that almost two-thirds of Americans believe social media platforms are ripping our country asunder.   Elsewhere, Caitlyn Jenner, running for the governor’s job in California chose to golf on Election Day rather than to cast a vote for President Donald J. Trump.  Hence why we like John Cox.
  72. 2021 Tuesday K: Political News II– Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st congressional district, and other members of the GOP are calling for a new probe into the shootings that occurred at the baseball field a few years back when an enraged Bernie Sanders supporter shot several people and either seriously wounded or killed them before being shot and killed by Capitol Hill Police officers.  After all, a week or two ago, FBI Director Chris Wray announced the verdict of ‘suicide by cop.’  Wow.
  73. 2021 Tuesday L: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– In Georgia, prosecutors are going to seek the death penalty against the sex-addicted POS who shot up a pair of Asian massage (brothel) parlors killing eight people, six of whom were Asian women whom the left then leapt atop as a symbol of anti-Asian hate ginned up by the China Virus.   Good.  Convict and execute that punk.  Next, in related legal news, the reason for the divorce between Bill and Melinda Gates is because back in 2019, Melinda was upset that hubby Bill was too close to Jeffrey Epstein, the pervert and pedophile.  We’d throw the guy out, too.  Elsewhere, in other legal news, New York state is celebrating a big victory as a court in the Empire State has thrown out the bankruptcy filings by the National Rifle Association.  Finally, trainer Bob Baffert of the Kentucky Derby winner, Medina Spirit, claims that an ointment he used on the horse may have caused its ‘positive’ for doping.  The investigation continues.
  74. 2021 Tuesday M: Miscellaneous News I– Now that Great Britain is going to require photo IDs to vote, President Donald J. Trump points out the obvious that so, too, should the United States.  Of course, to leftists, photo IDs are RACIST.  Speaking of the commander-in-chief, he is supporting Glenn Youngkin, the GOP candidate for Virginia governor, in the upcoming election.   Another stalwart candidate in upstate New York- Sheriff Mike Carpinelli- is putting his hat into the ring to replace that angry moron, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov.  We hope he can beat that POS.   Elsewhere, the ex-Capitol Hill Police Chief Steven Sund defended his performance on January 06, 2021, the day of the largest FALSE FLAG POLITICAL OPERATION IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES and said he feared the ‘appearance of a coup d’ êtat.’   Finally, Wisconsin is considering a law making it mandatory to play the National Anthem in every public venue.
  75. 2021 Tuesday N: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been the BORDER CZAR now for 49 days and has yet to take her butt down to the southern border.  What the hell is up with that?
  76. 2021 Tuesday O: Environmental News I– Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, DS-CA, has extended the drought declaration to 41 counties.  It is sad that the state continues allowing fresh water to flow out to the Pacific Ocean rather than confining it behind the walls of new dams.   Meanwhile, the feds have approved the building of the first offshore wind farms.  Elsewhere, in a blow to the Green Meanies, a new report says that temperatures so far in 2021 are far lower than they have been in recent years.  Not good for idiots such as the ‘Squad’ and their push for the Green New Deal.  A win for us.
  77. 2021 Tuesday P: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Stick around for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1658 with a $402 million jackpot on the line.  Here are the numbers: 07, 08, 20, 36, 39 and Mega 22.  Out of 163,472 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $10,622 apiece.
  78. 2022 Wednesday: You know the drill…

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The Beach Boys’ third album, “Surfer Girl,” released on September 16, 1963, was their greatest to date yet spawning numerous hits.  The band’s lineup was the same- Brian Wilson (bass, piano, and vocals), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Carl Wilson (lead guitar and vocals), Mike Love (vocals), and David Marks (rhythm guitar and vocals)- but Marks would be leaving soon.  The group knocked out a load of hits on this record- the title track to be sure but also “Catch a Wave,” “Little Deuce Coupe,” “In My Room,” and “Hawaii.”  Brian Wilson was having to write at a much more furious pace what with the emphasis being on hits.  Father Murray Wilson, the group’s manager, kept them on a tight schedule of writing, recording, and performing, raking in as much money as was humanly possible and then some.  Great music to be sure, music we hope you will check out and enjoy because the Beach Boys are one of the all-time great American groups to be sure.

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

[ii] See previous footnote.

[iii] We look forward to presenting the music of the Allman Brothers Band as well as of the individual members and expect to do it sometime after we conclude the rest of the notable British bands first.

[iv] We began offering the music of UFO and its various members’ solo efforts beginning on January 11, 2021, through Sunday, May 02, 2021.  We hope you will seek out the music of this amazing band.

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

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

[vii] Not sure when we will promote the music of either Bob or his son, Ziggy, Marley but we hope to do so at some point within the next 10-15 years.

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

[ix] We began promoting the music of Mountain beginning on Friday, 14-December-2012 through Sunday, 20-January-2013.  This also included West, Bruce & Laing but sadly, we overlooked Leslie West’s solo career so please stay tuned for his discography sometime in the next 8-12 years.

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

[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.

111. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2022

28. 1954 Wednesday: The People’s Army is launching an all-out assault on the Foreign Legion held strongpoint of Huguette 1. The communists have labored to dig approach trenches right up to the wire as well as to pull in heavy weapons for close range support. According to some Legion survivors, the last that was seen of their comrades was that they were fighting back-to-back atop the command bunker, throwing back one human wave assault after another of howling communists until finally, everything fell into silence. Still, the fighting at Dien Bien Phu will continue.

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111. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2022:

San Jacinto Day (Texas) and Administrative Professionals Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Alfred Moore and Henry Baldwin; U.S. Treasury Secretary John Adams Dix; “Heartbreak Hotel” by Elvis Presley, Eric Burdon and the Animals and Family featuring John Weider, Fairport Convention featuring Sandy Denny, and the Four Seasons featuring Joe LaBracio:

  1. 753 B.C.: Romulus and Remus founded Rome on this date (the traditional date).
  2. 1073 Monday: The reign of the 156th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander II ended on this date.  He first became pontiff on September 30, 1061, and led his flock on its journey to be one with Christ.
  3. 1509 Wednesday: England’s King Henry VII died; his seventeen-year-old son, Henry VIII succeeded him.
  4. 1536 Tuesday: Thomas Cromwell began to plot the downfall of the wife of King Henry VII of England, Anne Boleyn.
  5. 1649 Wednesday: The Maryland Assembly passed the Maryland Toleration Act, which provided for freedom of worship for all Christians.
  6. 1689 Thursday: William III and Mary Stuart are proclaimed king and queen of England.
  7. 1789 Tuesday: John Adams took the oath of office as the first vice president of the United States.
  8. 1794 Monday: The state of New York declares Ellis Island publicly owned so that the construction of forts to guard against British intrusion on this date.
  9. 1800 Monday: The 12th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Alfred Moore took his place on the high court on this date.  A Federalist, President John Adams nominated Moore to fill the seat of Associate Justice James Iredell.  He served from today until January 26, 1804.
  10. 1836 Thursday: An army of Texans led by Sam Houston defeated the Mexicans at San Jacinto, assuring Texas independence.
  11. 1844 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the 22nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Baldwin died.  President Andrew Jackson nominated the Democratic-Republican to succeed Associate Justice Bushrod Washington.  He served from 01-06-1830 to 04-21-1844.
  12. 1856 Monday: For the first time in the history of the nation, a rail train crossed the Mississippi River between Davenport, Iowa, and Rock Island, Illinois.
  13. 1862 Monday: By an act of Congress, the Denver Mint undergoes establishment on this date.
  14. 1865 Friday: The funeral train carrying the body of slain President Abraham Lincoln departs Washington, D.C., bound for Illinois.
  15. 1879 Monday: In New York City, N.Y., the former 24th U.S. Treasury Secretary John Adams Dix died at age 80.  A Democrat and then a Republican he served under President James Buchanan from January 15, 1861, to March 06, 1861.
  16. 1910 Thursday: Author Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, died in Redding, Connecticut at age 74.
  17. 1918 Sunday: Baron Manfred von Richtofen, the German ace known as the “Red Baron,” died in action during World War I.  The fighter ace’s luck finally ran out when Canadian fighter pilot Arthur Roy Brown took him out.  His son would serve on the Eastern Front in World War II.
  18. 1926 Wednesday: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II was born in Mayfair, London; she was the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, who later became King George VI and the Queen Mother.
  19. 1930 Monday: A fire broke out inside the overcrowded Ohio Penitentiary in Columbus, Ohio, killing 332 inmates.
  20. 1935 Sunday: King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties.
  21. 1940 Sunday: Gradually, Norwegian, and British and French forces are being rolled up by the Germans in the conquest of Norway.  The Germans are inexorable and the Allies increasingly weak. 
  22. 1941 Monday: Greece surrenders to the forces of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.  In East Africa, the fighting around Dessie between South African forces and Fascist Italians continues with heavy fighting.  The Italians know their dreams of an East African empire are nearing an end, their holdings being part of what is derisively called a ‘collection of deserts’- Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somaliland, and Libya.
  23. 1942 Tuesday: The first edition of “The Stranger” (L’Etranger), Albert Camus’ highly influential absurdist novel, was published in Nazi-occupied Paris by Gallimard.
  24. 1944 Friday: Field Marshal Badoglio begins the formation of a coalition government in newly-liberated Italy. 
  25. 1945 Saturday: During World War II, the Red Army finally arrives outside the Nazi capital of Berlin.
  26. 1947 Monday: John Weider, future bassist and violinist with the British rock bands, Family[i] and Eric Burdon and the Animals[ii], was born on this date in London, England.
  27. 1951 Saturday: The Rochester Royals beat the New York Knicks in Game Seven of the second NBA Finals’ by a score of 79-74 to win the series four games to three.
  28. 1954 Wednesday: The People’s Army is launching an all-out assault on the Foreign Legion held strongpoint of Huguette 1.  The communists have labored to dig approach trenches right up to the wire as well as to pull in heavy weapons for close range support.  According to some Legion survivors, the last that was seen of their comrades was that they were fighting back-to-back atop the command bunker, throwing back one human wave assault after another of howling communists until finally, everything fell into silence.  Still, the fighting at Dien Bien Phu will continue.
  29. 1955 Thursday: The Jerome Lawrence-Robert Lee play “Inherit the Wind,” inspired by the Scopes Trial of 1925, opened at the National Theater in New York.
  30. 1956 Saturday: Elvis Presley’s[iii] first hit record, “Heartbreak Hotel,” went No. 1.
  31. 1960 Thursday: Brazil inaugurated its new capital, Brasilia, transferring the seat of national government from Rio de Janeiro.
  32. 1961 Friday: While fighting to keep Algeria a French possession, the French army stages a revolt due to political tensions swirling around its presence in the North African country and the mood of the people back at home.
  33. 1967 Friday: The daughter of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin—Svetlana Alliuyeva defected while on a visit to New York City.
  34. 1971 Wednesday: In Akron, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a KO of opponent, Mac Harrison, at the 1:16 minute mark of the 2nd round in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight boxing match.  This put Shavers’ record to 24-2.
  35. 1972 Friday: Apollo 16 astronauts John W. Young and Charles M. Duke, Jr., explored the surface of the moon.
  36. 1975 Tuesday: The last president of South Vietnam, Nguyen Van Thieu, resigned after 10 years in office.  He quickly made his way out of the country as the North Vietnamese steamrolled over his troops.
  37. 1976 Thursday: Clinical trials of the swine flux vaccine began in Washington, D.C. on this date.
  38. 1977 Friday: The musical play “Annie,” based on the “Little Orphan Annie” comic strip, opened on Broadway, beginning a run of 2,377 performances.
  39. 1978 Saturday: Famed British rock vocalist with Fairport Convention[iv] (guitars/keyboards/vocals 1968-69 / 1974-75) and who performed on “Led Zeppelin IV[v],” Sandy Denny, died in Wimbledon, England, from complications resulting from a tumble down the stairs at her home; she was 31-years-old.  
  40. 1980 Monday: Rosie Ruiz was the first woman to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon; however, race officials later exposed the skank as a fraud.  Canadian Jacqueline Gareau later became the actual winner of the women’s race.
  41. 1984 Saturday: Doctors in France announced on this date that they might have discovered the virus that causes HIV-AIDS. 
  42. 1986 Monday: Live on national TV, sensationalist reporter, Geraldo Rivera opens Al Capone’s secret vault to find…nothing!
  43. 1987 Tuesday: For the first time, the U.S. Postal Service offered special occasion stamps, with “Happy Birthday” and “Get Well” among the first offered.
  44. 1992 Tuesday: Robert Alton Harris became the first person executed by the State of California in 25 years as the executioner put him to death in the gas chamber for the murder of two teen-age boys, John Mayeski and Michael Baker.
  45. 1994 Thursday: Astronomer Alexander Wolszczan announced the first discoveries of extrasolar planets.  Elsewhere, Jackie Parker became the first woman to qualify to fly an F-16 combat plane.
  46. 1996 Sunday: The Chicago Bulls won their record 72nd game.
  47. 1998 Tuesday: Astronomers in Washington announced that they had discovered possible signs of a new family of planets orbiting star 220 light-years away from Earth.
  48. 2003 Monday: Scott Peterson pleaded not guilty in the deaths of his pregnant wife, Laci, and their unborn son. 
  49. 2004 Wednesday: In the Iraqi city of Basra, jihadists set off a series of car bombs outside three police stations that blow 68 people to commune with Allah sooner than planned and wound another 100 or so people, many of whom probably wished they could visit with the Big Guy.  Many of the victims were school-aged children and when British troops showed up to aid the victims, onlookers pelted them with stones and invective. 
  50. 2005 Thursday: Iranians- as bat crap crazy as always- see 400 ‘volunteers’ for overseas operations in ‘occupied territories’ sign up.  They pledge to give their lives in carrying out suicide missions against the ‘Crusaders’ overrunning their world.  Folks, Jews, and Christians lived in the Holy Land longer than pedophile Mohammad and his satanic religion so if anyone must be expelled from the ‘Holy Lands,’ it should be the Mohammedans.
  51. 2006 Friday: The United Kingdom and its Commonwealth celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 80th birthday today.  Congratulations, Mum!
  52. 2007 Saturday: Due to concerns of imminent terrorist activities in the Philippines, both the United States and Australia issues warnings for their citizens NOT to visit the country.   Elsewhere, an Egyptian court sentences Mohammed al-Attar to prison for 15 years.  His crime you may ask.  They said he was spying for the Mossad. 
  53. 2008 Monday: The U.S. Coast Guard reports that a leaky boat carrying Haitians capsizes near the Bahamas with at least 20 dead and numerous others missing.  Elsewhere, in Iraq, crazed Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr tells both the Iraqi government and the U.S. occupiers that IF persecution of his people does not stop and NOW, they will risk open war with his fervent militias.   Speaking of Iraq, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice visits Baghdad on an unannounced visit and congratulates the Iraqis on the decent job they are doing to thwart jihadis from running amok.
  54. 2009 Tuesday: Calling on Americans to volunteer, President Barack Obama signed a $5.7 billion national service bill tripling the size of the AmeriCorps service program.   Meanwhile, Yahoo is struggling to survive and announces between 600 and 700 jobs are going to be slashed.
  55. 2010 Wednesday: France is taking a bold step on behalf of women’s rights as President Nicolas Sarkozy leads the charge against the niqab, the horrible black garment worn by some Muslim women that covers them from head to toe with minimal slits for their eyes.  Good.  Throw this barbarous garment onto the landfill.  Western countries should not tolerate evil s**t like this.
  56. 2011 Thursday: By order of an Egyptian court, the name of Egypt’s former President, Hosni Mubarak, is stripped from public spaces, schools, and streets.   Elsewhere, Chi-Com truckdrivers in Shanghai are staging a second day of protests against rising inflation and crap-assed wages.  (Note- you folks may soon find yourselves on the way to Xinjiang Province).
  57. 2012 Saturday: Playing against the Seattle Mariners, Chicago White Sox pitcher, Philip Humber, pitches the 21st perfect game in MLB history and the third perfect game in team history.  Elsewhere, following the problems the Secret Service experienced at the 6th Annual Summit of the Americas in Colombia where agents engaged the services of Colombian hotties while on site protecting President Barack Hussein Obama, three more agents are fired.
  58. 2013 Sunday:  Due to disorderly conduct, police in Atlanta, Georgia, arrest actress Reese Witherspoon.  Elsewhere, North Korea announces that it’s going to move two more missile launchers to its east coast for an upcoming missile test.  Of course, the entire world is shocked and horrified.   Meanwhile, Nigeria and Boko Haram jihadist thugs are doing battle with one another resulting in nearly 200 people being killed.  (Note- this is what God gave mankind the neutron bomb for: for eliminating Islamist garbage).
  59. 2014 Monday:  The New York Knicks fire Coach Mike Woodson after a season in which the Knicks began as champions and ended with elimination.  Elsewhere Russian separatists n the eastern Ukraine claim that two of their number have been pulled from a river, covered in stab wounds.  This is a horrendous outrage and of course the Russians are angry.  Like the Nazis in 1939 prior to the invasion of Poland also needed a pretext for invasion and so they engineered one.  Vladimir Putin is a good student.  (Note- the Russians probably killed a couple of Chechens).
  60. 2015 Tuesday: Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, a true jihadist if one ever existed, receives a 20-year stint in an Egyptian hoosegow for hundreds of protesters he had killed when he was the nation’s president.   Elsewhere, following the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland, the U.S. Department of Justice announces that it is going to launch a federal investigation into the incident.
  61. 2016 Thursday: Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times, was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis; he was 57 years old.   Elsewhere, in the War on Terror, the Nigerian army is doing the job that must be done.  In Kaduna state at the village of Zaria, Amnesty International claims that the Nigerian military murdered 350 Boko Haram militants and then bulldozed their corpses into a mass grave.  Good riddance.  Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 90th birthday.
  62. 2017 Friday: The Taliban carries out a successful terror attack on a government base in Mazar-al-Shariff in which they slay more than 100 government troops.  Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 91st birthday.  God bless you, Mum!
  63. 2018 Saturday: North Korea announced that it would suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of its summit with South Korea and the United States.  Meanwhile, the United States remembered Barbara Bush as the “first lady of the Greatest Generation” during a funeral in Houston attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other mourners. 
  64. 2019 Easter Sunday: “Climate activist” Greta Thunberg[vi] speaks at an “Extinction Rebellion” where like-minded, Kool-Aid-drinking (and modern-day Hitler Jugend-like brain-dead zombies) terrorize the city of London.  Waterloo Bridge had been closed for four days as legions of youthful nuts occupied it as they demonstrated their mass insanity over the impending DOOM of the world.  Yeah, right.  Elsewhere, ISIS carries out a string of bombings in Sri Lanka, attacking churches and hotels where Christians might be.  At least 359 people are killed outright with another 500 ore more seriously wounded.  The United States and Pope Francis condemn the attacks.
  65. 2020 Tuesday: COVID-19 Morning Update–  The confirmed world cases of the Chinese Wuhan Virus Crisis are 2,501,156 what with the confirmed number of global deaths sitting at 171,810 but 659,737 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we acknowledge a total confirmed cases at 800,932 with 43,006 confirmed deaths but 73,379 confirmed recoveries.  As for the Chinese statistics, IF you enjoy fairy tales, IF you enjoy fantasy fiction, the communist government claims 88,423 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries, pretty much the same as yesterday’s number and the day before that and so on and so forth.  Let this be a life lesson to everyone that communists, socialists, democratic-socialists, and every other left-wing ideology always lie to cover their tracks.  Do not believe anything the False China says.  Meanwhile, word continues trickling out that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ‘recovering from a cardiac event or cardiac surgery which could be true just as he might be dead due to the ill effects of a coup.  We will remain vigilant and report the truth when we learn it.
  66. 2020 Tuesday A: COVID-19 Evening Update– As of tonight, the world claims 2,563,384 confirmed cases of China’s lab-engineered virus, the Kung Flu.  The world stats show there are 177,415 confirmed deaths what with 681,477 confirmed recoveries.  IN the United States, there are 824,698 confirmed cases what with 45,297 confirmed deaths, and 75,050 confirmed recoveries.  As for the world’s ‘friends,’ the communist Chinese, they still claim 88,423 confirmed cases what with 4,632 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  As we say, “Communists always lie and so the Chinese continue doing so.”  Soon, they will be paying the price as almost every nation encircling the globe is suffering from this unnecessary disaster. 
  67. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 STATISTICS For The Planet As A Whole: 143,012,106 confirmed cases, +1,198,849, 3,046,149  confirmed deaths, +18,967, and 81,979,884 confirmed recoveries, +863,743.  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, and 119,049,871 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.[vii] 
  68. 2021 Wednesday 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.    Speaking of ‘Vegetable Joe,’ he has some cockamamie plan with which to offer tax credits to people getting the Chi-Vi vaccines.  Speaking of the Bat Flu vaccines, the FDA has found multiple irregularities in the plant manufacturing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine what with peeling paint, rodent droppings, and other things in need of correction.  NO wonder people are getting flipping blood clots (not to mention that the J & J vaccine utilizes fetal tissue culled from aborted fetuses for both manufacturing and testing.  This ain’t good, folks).
  69. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,723,271 confirmed cases, 61,083 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,184,354 confirmed cases, 34,616 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,817 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 390,415 confirmed cases, 5,451 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Nebraska, the home of the Cornhuskers: they have 217,108 confirmed cases, 2,349 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[viii]   
  70. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,357 confirmed cases, 6,345 confirmed deaths, and 828,902 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Paraguay, the home of many escaped World War II Nazis: 255,046 cases of the virus, 5,470 confirmed deaths and 209,754 confirmed recoveries.[ix]    
  71. 2021 Wednesday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,137.31, UP 316.01 points (+0.93%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,950.22, UP 163.95 points (+1.19%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,173.42, UP 38.48 points (+0.98%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.14 per barrel, -0.22 (-0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $1,795.20 per troy oz., +2.10 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $26.62 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.19%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,219.50 per troy oz, +4.80 (+0.40%) while the price of COPPER is $4.29 per pound, +0.01 (+0.15%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,875.05 per troy oz, +113.32 (+4.10%).[xi] The price of RHODIUM is $29,500.00 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%).[xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  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 19.89.     In Indonesian Rupiah, one greenback equals 14,525.00 and in Iranian Rial, a buck equals 42,000.00.[xiii]   
  72. 2021 Wednesday 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 $3.976 per gallon, $2.814 in Florida, $3.755 in Hawaii, and $3.390 in Washington state.[xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Massachusetts: $2.757.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,197,874,203,119 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.  
  73. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Ongoing Border Catastrophe– Things are going to hell along the southern border that Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, RINO, is calling up the National Guard and deploying them to his state’s border with Mexico.  In fact, Senators Mark Kelly, D-AZ, and Kyrsten Sinema support the governor’s efforts to halt the invasion.   Meanwhile, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle want to know WHEN Joe Biden or “Kooky Kamala” Harris is going to visit the border and behold the BORDER CATASTROPHE that is occurring there 24/7.  This must stop.  NOW.
  74. 2021 Wednesday G: Crime And Punishment News / U.S. Department Of Justice News–  Senile old hag, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, continues blathering on about how ‘great it was for George Floyd to give up his life and to call out for his mama’ as he lay dying beneath the knee of convicted murderer and former Police Officer Derek Chauvin.  The leftists being what they are ALWAYS require martyrs so they can forge ahead with their sick agenda and poor Mr. Floyd was just another brick in the Democratic-Socialists’ wall.  Speaker Pelosi must lose her seat in 2022.  Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland announced that the feds are launching an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department in a renewed drive to federalize as many police departments as possible.  This is what socialist-communist societies do, they bump up local law enforcement to federal level so they can then move them around- like the People’s Republic of China- so that law enforcement has NO ties to the communities they serve which leads to greater police brutality and mistreatment of the citizenry.  You can count on it.  This is precisely what the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (or whatever BS name it goes by) is all about, federalizing ALL local and state law enforcement.  In other crime news, following the police shooting of a young black female attacking another with a butcher knife in Columbus, Ohio, last night, Democrats and their ‘tool’s like LeBron James are screeching for blood.  Someone, please, kick LeBron’s stupid ass.  Finally, a Virginia cop was fired- we repeat, FIRED- for donating $25 to Kyle Rittenhouse’s defense fund.  WTF?  Lt. William Kelly, an internal affairs officer in the Norfolk, Virginia, police department was terminated when his superiors learned of this callous doing in a FREE country.  Wow.
  75. 2021 Wednesday H: Crime And Punishment News Ii– After the Chauvin verdict yesterday, ‘peaceful protesters,’ aka Antifa, in Portland, Oregon, assaulted people on the street, set Starbucks stores ablaze, and attacked cops on the street.  Speaking of Officer Chauvin, he is being held in protective custody, i.e., in solitary confinement, to protect him from his fellow inmates.   Meanwhile, the four detestable skanks of the Squad, Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th congressional district, Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, DS-MN 5th congressional district, Rashida “Foul Mouth” Tlaib, DS-MI 13th congressional district, Ayanna “Chrome Dome” Pressley, DS-MA 7th congressional district, and newbie Cori “The B***h” Bush, DS-MO 1st congressional district, are driving up race hatred across the country while having the taxpayers spend tens of thousands of dollars to PROTECT THEM.  
  76. 2021 Wednesday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– In the case of ‘comfort women’ used by Imperial Japanese forces in the Pacific during World War II, South Korea- a country from which many of the sex slaves were taken- sides with Japan.   Speaking of South Korea, President Moon Jae-in says that ‘President Donald J. Trump failed to solve the North Korean problem.’  Uh, okay, but he gave it a better shot than any president since Ronald Reagan.   Next, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that the Chi-Coms WON’T reduce carbon emissions, nor will they slow their growth as the United States will willingly do.’  He is 100-percent correct.
  77. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden Administration News I– Joe Biden is sending members of his Cabinet out to the various states to shill for his INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN, the one that costs $3.2 trillion, that very few want.   Speaking of the faux president, the Associate Press reports that Joe Biden plans to halve CO2 emissions by 2030 which means higher energy costs, less energy reliability, and a diminished middle class.   Next, Joe Biden plans to use his upcoming address to a joint session of Congress supposedly sometime in May to push for POLICE REFORM across the country.   Meanwhile, a stuttering and stammering Joe Biden says that he believes the bar to ‘convict cops is too high.’   Maybe you should zip your lips until AFTER justice has occurred there, Mr. Faux President.
  78. 2021 Wednesday K: Political News I– Book publishers, Simon & Schuster announce that they reject a petition demanding they DON’T publish a book by Vice President Mike R. Pence.  They are going to move ahead with publication, damn the torpedoes.  Next, RINO King former Governor Chris “Krispy Kreme” Christie, N.J., says he could run for the White House in 2024.  It will be to YOUR embarrassment there, Big Boy.  Speaking of New Jersey, they are going to permit Gender “X” on the state’s driver’s licenses and identification cards.  Oh, goodie, kowtowing to the freaks yet again.   Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says that failing to censure Congresswoman Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, DS-CA 43rd congressional district, yesterday has weakened both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Department of Justice.  As you know, she went to Minneapolis, Minnesota, over the weekend to stir up a lynch mob and to intimidate the jury in the trial of now-convicted murderer, Derek Chauvin.
  79. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News II– It appears that Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, RINO, is becoming vulnerable amid ongoing attacks by President Donald J. Trump.  Former Democrat-turned-Republican and former state Representative Vernon Jones, GA 91st district,  is in a powerful position to knock Governor Kemp out in the primary election of next year.  Meanwhile, ever-drooling, nonagenarian House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, is floating the idea of a BIPARTISAN January 06, 2021, Commission to get to the bottom of the False Flag, Antifa-and-Black Lives Matter-infiltrated Trump supporters that then became a mob and stormed Capitol Hill.  (Note- it does not require loads of intelligence to visualize that most of those people storming the Capitol, waving Confederate flags and what not weren’t crazed leftists bent on intimidating true protesters, lawmakers, and the American people into accepting what they know was stolen: the 2020 Presidential Election).  
  80. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News III–  Next, the FBI releases a report on the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st congressional district, the one that occurred on June 14, 2007, in Alexandria, Virginia, when a crazed BERNIE SANDERS VOTER attacked a baseball practice for House Republicans.  The FBI decided that the slain shooter, James Hodgkinson wanted to carry out a…wait for it…suicide by cop.  That’s right, that’s what the esteemed Federal Bureau of Investigation- in the hands of ‘highly capable’ Director Chris Wray pulled out of their hat.  What a deduction.  How sad is our world today?  Our government has become fully corrupted and it’s a shocking thing to behold for patriots.
  81. 2021 Wednesday N: California Lottery Results– Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3553 with a $40 million jackpot on the line: 03, 12, 17, 41, 42, and Mega 23.  Out of 114,936 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $40,636.   The winning ticket was sold at Fast Stop in Lake View Terrace, CA 91342.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #838 with a $90 million pot up for grabs: 21, 25, 32, 63, 67, and Powerball 06.  Out of 50,586 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $27,206.
  82. 2021 Wednesday O: In Long Beach Township, New Jersey, former member of the Four Seasons- bassist Joe LaBracio, aka Joe Long (1965-1975)- died at age 88.
  83. 2022 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 507,641,496 confirmed cases, +850,060, 6,235,358 confirmed deaths, +3,748 and 459,886,859 confirmed recoveries, +995,697. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,552,772 confirmed cases, UP 74,374 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,017,583 confirmed deaths, UP 616,[xvi] and 80,344,422 confirmed recoveries, UP to 37,975.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xvii]
  84. 2022 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 568,290 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 203,535 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 456 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  85. 2022 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: 9,173,641 confirmed cases, 89,980 confirmed deaths, and 8,934,741 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,939,573 confirmed cases, 73,789 confirmed deaths, and 5,806,452 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 245,035 confirmed cases, 1,407 confirmed deaths, and 238,065 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,479,559 confirmed cases, 12,650 confirmed deaths, and 1,439,677 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Guam: they have 47,902 confirmed cases, 354 confirmed deaths, and 47,259 confirmed recoveries.[xviii]   
  86. 2022 Thursday 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- Falklands Islands, 219th place on the list: 128 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 128 confirmed recoveries.[xix]                         
  87. 2022 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,792.76, DOWN 368.03 points (-1.05%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,174.65 DOWN 278.41 points (-2.07%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,393.66, DOWN 65.79 points (-1.48%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $103.60 per barrel, -0.19 (-0.18%).  The price of GOLD is $1,953.50 per troy oz., +5.30 (+0.27%) while the price of SILVER is $24.72 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.38%).  The price of PLATINUM is $988.30 per troy oz, +0.50 (+0.05%) while the price of COPPER is $4.69 per pound, -0.02 (-0.33%).[xx]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,423.78 per troy oz., +3.92 (+0.16%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,750.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, -15,000.00 (-1.35%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,302.00 per USD/T, +33.00 (+1.01%). The price of ZINC is $4,435.00 per USD/T., +17.00 (+0.38%).   The price of COCOA is $2,540.00 per USD/T, +4.00 (+0.16%).  The price of COFFEE is $228.80 per USD/T, +9.20 (+4.20%).  The price of CORN is $798.50 per USD/T, -16.75 (-2.05%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,025.00 USD 1,000 board feet +29.40 (+2.95%).[xxi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.92 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.18, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 78.38 of theirs.    In Eritrean Nafka, one greenback equals 15.00 and in Namibian Dollar, a buck equals 15.40 and in Nepalese Rupee, one dollar equals 121.83 of theirs.[xxii]       
  88. 2022 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.689 per gallon, $4.113 in Florida, $5.243 in Hawaii, and $4.684 in Washington state.[xxiii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Massachusetts- $4.124.  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 23rd LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Colombia: $2.398 per U.S. Gallon.[xxiv] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,399,844,953,328 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Australia the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Arab Emirates.  This nation holds $40,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  89. 2022 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Russian President Vladimir Putin is declaring ‘victory over Mariupol’ even though the Ukrainian defenders fighting in the ruins of the steel factory continue killing Russians by the score.  They will not surrender and it’s clear to any observer that Mariupol could become Putin’s Stalingrad, sort of a Putingrad.  Going to be good watching them annihilate the Russians.  In other areas where Ukrainian civilians have been victimized and crushed, the Russians are raising red victory flags.  Sounds like the Soviet Union is struggling to return for Round 2.  The Russians are preparing ‘referendums in the occupied areas’ so the grateful Ukrainians can kowtow to their Soviet masters.
  90. 2022 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– Although it would be a good show of support for the United States to reopen its embassy in Kyiv, the Biden regime is resisting calls for it to do this morale-boosting step.  WTF is up with slobbering Joe?   Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says his country requires $7 billion per month to sustain his nation and its fight against the Russians.  Today, we also learned that money Joe Biden is sending to Ukraine also is helping to pay its civil service.  Wow.  In other news, Russia has slapped travel bans on Vice President Kamala Harris, the REAL PRESIDENT Ron Klain, and on Meta-Facebook’s ‘Little Mark’ Zuckerberg.
  91. 2022 Thursday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– The 8th busload of Joe Biden’s illegal aliens arrived in Washington, D.C., today.  Keep ‘em coming.  Next, 21 red states are joining forces to stop the Biden regime ending Title 42 on May 23.  Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border for the past 384 days and it’s been 298 days since she arrived to do the job.  Since the first day of the year, the cost of caring for the illegal aliens is $707,111,130.  The cost of caring for the illegals since the Biden-Harris regime took charge is $42,452,916,873.  The number of illegals who have entered the U.S. since January 01, 2022, is an appalling 1,129,483.  The conservative low estimate of illegals living in the U.S. is 46,561,140.  We believe the truer number is close to 85-125 million illegal aliens. (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).
  92. 2022 Thursday I: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban meets with Pope Francis with the Russo-Ukrainian War as their backdrop.  Meanwhile, mystery continues surrounding WNBA star Britney Griner’s arrest and imprisonment in Russia.  In other horrifying news, Beijing has inked deals with the Solomon Islands and with Kiribati so its ships and security personnel can use them as ‘transit sites.’  (Note- the United States fought at Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands and at Tarawa in present-day Kiribati during World War II and now the Chi-Coms have built forward bases threatening not only Australia and New Zealand but Hawaii and Guam as well as continues the isolation of Taiwan).
  93. 2022 Thursday J: Health and Medical Alerts– U.S. Senate candidate in Pennsylvania, Dr. Mehmet Oz, says, ‘it’s time to for the U.S. to get back to reality on COVID-19.’  Next, the U.S. claims it’s extending COVID-19 vaccine mandates for illegal aliens at the southern border.  Uh, okay, sure you are.  Illegals can run around without following any COVID-19 mandates while the Biden regime is appealing the judge’s recent ruling ending mask mandates on public transit.
  94. 2022 Thursday K: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $49.11 (2) AstraZeneca: $67.39 (3) Novavax: $48.80 (4) Merck & Company: $86.23 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $183.36  (6) BioNTech: $147.84 (7) Moderna: $144.50.
  95. 2022 Thursday L: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $101.73 (2) Boeing: $181.02 (3) General Dynamics: $242.06 (4) Lockheed Martin: $439.54 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $443.45.
  96. 2022 Thursday M: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $26.02 (2) DuPont: $69.67 (3) 3M: $151.77 (4) Honeywell: $195.94  (5) Teijen: $1,369.00.
  97. 2022 Thursday N: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $22.31 (2) Beyond Meat: $38.51  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $69.72.
  98. 2022 Thursday O: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $159.87 (2) Lowe’s: $205.03 (3) Home Depot: $310.36 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $591.74 (5) Amazon: $2,965.92.
  99. 2022 Thursday P: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime is launching a new program with which it claims it will beckon in Ukrainian refugees but not across the U.S.-Mexico border.  That is for the Russians, the Third World, and the Chi-Coms to push their agents across amidst the sea of illegal aliens.  Next, White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain- uh, ‘President’ Joe Biden- announces another $800 million in military aid to Ukraine.  How much will the Biden Family skim off the top?  We shall see.  Meanwhile, the Biden regime has banned Russian vessels from visiting American ports.
  100. 2022 Thursday Q: Joe Biden Regime News II– The FAA is going to review the parachute stunt that occurred yesterday in the nation’s Capital that caused a mass evacuation from the U.S. Capitol Building.  Next, here is one that is a head-scratcher: the U.S. Supreme Court is backing Joe Biden’s decision to DENY benefits to Puerto Rico.  What benefits are we discussing?  Well, these federal benefits provide help to low-income, elderly, and blind citizens.  These benefits provide help to low-income, elderly, and blind citizens and Joe Biden- with the support of the John Roberts’ Supreme Court is denying these benefits to low-income, elderly, and blind Puerto Ricans.  Where the hell is Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th district, on this topic?  Her Abuelita lives in the PR so she should be screeching like a flipping banshee, yet she’s silent.  (Note- the chief justice must truly fear the Dems packing the court as why would he back a crazy move such as this?)
  101. 2022 Thursday R: Joe Biden Regime News III– Thirteen of the victims of Larry Nassar are suing the Federal Bureau of Investigation for $130 million for having f**ked up the investigation into the perverted coach.  Next, the Biden regime has contracted the release of another 30 million barrels of oil from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve.  We suspect that like previous withdrawals under the Biden regime, this oil will flow overseas to our ‘allies’ and not to the American people.  Speaking of the oil rip-off, Rep. Rick W. Allen, R-GA 12th district, says that ‘Joe Biden’s energy policies are bringing pain to the American people.’
  102. 2022 Thursday S: Joe Biden Regime News IV– U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen weighed the cost of the Russo-Ukrainian War on Russia’s frozen assets.  Next, Vice President Kamala Harris has lost her 13th staffer- this time, her Chief of Staff Tina Flournoy.  What can you say?  The VP is a bitch who slept her way to the top.  This is fitting justice for one half of this fraudulent administration, YOU steal an election, Karma has a way of coming back and biting you on your ass and this administration is going down the crapper.  Next, left-wing, Obama economist Austan Goolsbee says that the pandemic shutdowns are the main cause of the sky-rocketing inflation eating away at average Americans’ bank accounts.
  103. 2022 Thursday T: Nancy Pelosi’s January 06-2021 False Flag Operation– Famed radio talk show host, Infowars’ Alex Jones, is seeking immunity from the January 06, 2021, Select House Committee.  Next, Donald Trump Jr. is expected to meet with this sham committee.
  104. 2022 Thursday U: Political News I– Although this sounds somewhat hopeful, the Cook Political Report says that 27 Democrat-controlled House seats are in the toss-up column in November.   Next, U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, RINO-CA 23rd congressional district, denies ever having advised President Donald J. Trump that ‘if they impeach you, you should resign.’  He would never have said something such as that, huh.  We are beginning to suspect Leader McCarthy is in the same class with “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell and Senator Mitt Romney, RINO-UT.
  105. 2022 Thursday V: Political News II– Never say that President Donald J. Trump’s endorsements don’t matter (although this one leaves us puzzled).  J.D. Vance- venture capitalist and author- has seen his lead in the race for retiring Senator Rob Portman’s seat in Ohio has leapt by 7 points to the good.  One of his Republican challengers- Mike Gibbons- says he still can’t forget that Vance voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016.  Neither can we.
  106. 2022 Thursday W: Political News III–  Talk about turning something once good into a piece of festering cow crap, other than Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, the JFK Profiles in Courage Award is going to Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY At-large district, as well as to Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, DS, the Copper State’s House Speaker Rusty Bowers, RINO, and to Peach State Election Department employee Wandrea “Shaye” Moss.
  107. 2022 Thursday X: Big Tech News– In a ‘put up or shut up move,’ tech multi-billionaire Elon Musk has $46.5 billion in cash with which to buy Twitter.  The price he is offering is $54.20.  Next, folks, it’s so successful that following its launch on March 29, 2022, it’s official: CNN+ is shutting down on April 30, 2022.  Adios, Chris Wallace.  POS.  In other news, the Florida House of Representatives voted to strip Disney of its special governing and taxation privileges.  This did not come easy, however, as Democrats and their rent-a-mobs of LGBTQIA+ crazed psychos tried to carry out an ‘insurrection’ a la January 6, 2021, of their own although very few news media sites are labeling it as such- but we will.
  108. 2022 Thursday Y: Sports News I– Here’s an interesting one: the NFL says that the black coaches’ discrimination lawsuits lack merit.  Wow.  We thought the NFL was all WOKE now and here they are throwing the black coaches’ suits under the bus.  Shame on them.
  109. 2022 Thursday Z: Miscellaneous News I– The Pro-Death Movement in Kentucky gains a temporary win what with a stay on the state’s new anti-abortion law.  For some reason, the Trump campaign has been ordered to pay $1.3 million in damages and attorneys’ fees to former adviser Omarosa Manigault.  Finally, some glorious film hit the news cycle today.  Some dumbass airlines passenger was hassling Mike Tyson during a flight and wouldn’t take ‘buzz off’ for an answer.  The former heavyweight champion turned around and punched the living shit out of this dimwit who then posted photos of his bloody face on TikTok.  Will they ever learn?

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Rick Danko and Richard Manuel did a show with famed blues harp musician, vocalist, and lifelong friend, Paul Butterfield.  The album, “Live at the Lone Star Café 1984,” came out on June 07, 2011, and featured a glorious show to be sure.  Two-thirds of the BIG THREE vocalists of the Band- Danko and Manuel- dish out one hell of a show with Butterfield blowing the harp and adding powerful vocals throughout.  Two discs and 22 songs begin with a rousing “The Shape I’m In” and closes with a rousing “Mystery Trai”” with loads of great tunes from start to finish, what more could one ask?  We hope you seek this one out wherever you shop for the best in rock music- Amazon, Discogs, AllMusic, eBay, wherever the heck you shop.  Seek it out and add it to your continually-growing collection and enjoy for decades to come.  You will love it, that we guarantee.

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[i] 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.

[ii] 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.

[iii] When the time will be right for the presentation of Elvis Presley is unknown but if we are still going strong in the 2030s, we expect to do so.  Please, stay tuned.

[iv] Not clear as to when we present the music of the Fairport Convention and of Richard Thompson, their famed guitarist but we sure as heck hope we do within the next decade.

[v] We promoted “Led Zeppelin IV” on Saturday, 12-July-2014.  This ranks among the greatest albums of all time.

[vi] This whack-job girl- Greta Thunberg- should get some sort of mental and emotional aid because she and other young people like her have been indoctrinated by people seeking to deploy them to carry out their Marxist agenda.

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

[viii] See previous.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] 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)

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

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

[xix] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

109. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2022

2017 Wednesday: FOX News announces its letting go of long-time news host, Bill O’Reilly, following purported allegations of sexual improprieties. We learned somewhat later that the accusations were ginned up so the network could boot him in favor of Tucker Carlson.

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109. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2022:

Patriot’s Day (Maine and Massachusetts)

Vice President Walter F. Mondale; U.S. Attorney General Wayne MacVeagh; U.S. Interior Secretary Rogers C.B. Morton; Acting U.S. Transportation Secretary Maria Cino; the Animals featuring Alan Price, the Association featuring Larry Ramos, the Band featuring Levon Helm, Free and Backstreet Crawler featuring Paul Kossoff, and the Turtles featuring Mark Volman:

  1. 1054 Wednesday: The 152nd Roman Catholic Pope St. Leo IX ended his time as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He first became pontiff on February 12, 1049, and over the course of the subsequent 5 years and 66 days, guided his earthly flock on its journey to commune with the Lord.
  2. 1587 Sunday:  Sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz, Spain and sinks Spanish fleet.
  3. 1764 Thursday: The English Parliament banned the American colonies from printing paper money.
  4. 1770 Thursday: English Captain James Cook first sees the continent of Australia.
  5. 1775 Wednesday: The American Revolutionary War began with the battles of Lexington and Concord. 
  6. 1782 Friday: John Adams secures the recognition of the United States as an independent government by the Dutch Republic and what is more, the house Adams purchased in The Hague, Netherlands, becomes the first U.S. Embassy.
  7. 1810 Thursday: Venezuela achieves home rule on this date having driven the Spaniards out of their country.
  8. 1833 Friday: In Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, future 36th U.S. Attorney General Wayne MacVeagh is born.   A Republican, then a Democrat, and then a Republican. he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 05, 1881, to December 15, 1881.
  9. 1861 Friday: During the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln orders a naval blockade of Confederate ports.
  10. 1865 Wednesday: At the White House, a funeral for President Abraham Lincoln, assassinated five days earlier, took place.  From there, his coffin underwent transportation to the U.S. Capitol for a private memorial service.
  11. 1874 Sunday: Fire destroys the U.S. barracks on Alcatraz Island.
  12. 1897 Monday: John J. McDermott wins the first Boston Marathon race in 2:55:10.
  13. 1901 Friday: In the Philippines, recently captured insurgent leader Emilio Aguinaldo issues a proclamation advising his compatriots to end their rebellion and use peaceful means to work with the U.S. toward independence.
  14. 1904 Tuesday: Fire destroys most of the Canadian city of Toronto.
  15. 1906 Thursday: The San Francisco Earthquake kills 452 people.
  16. 1915 Monday: Armenians around the town of Van are trying to resist the Ottoman Turks as they push to carry out the infamous Armenian Genocide.  The Turks are able to storm the town and liquidate at least 2,500 of the defenders.
  17. 1919 Saturday: The French assembly decides on an eight-hour workday.
  18. 1924 Saturday: The radio program “National Barn Dance” premieres on WLS Chicago.
  19. 1932 Tuesday: Authorities capture Bonnie Parker in a failed hardware store burglary and jails her.  However, a grand jury fails to indict her and within a few months, she walks free from jail.          
  20. 1933 Wednesday: The United States went off the Gold Standard thanks to Democratic President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s desire to capture as much of the gold supply as possible.
  21. 1934 Thursday: Shirley Temple appears in her first movie, “Stand Up & Cheer.”
  22. 1936 Sunday: In Palestine, anti-Jewish riots erupt, courtesy of Nazi sympathizers.
  23. 1939 Wednesday: Connecticut approved the Bill of Rights for the U.S. Constitution after sitting on it for 148 years.
  24. 1940 Friday: During World War II, as the Allies wage a losing battle in Norway with the Nazis, German forces continue building up for the big invasion of France, Belgium, and Luxembourg, slated to occur next month.
  25. 1941 Saturday: During World War II, Axis member Bulgaria invades Macedonia.  Elsewhere, the Luftwaffe carries out a massive bombing of London, damaging numerous buildings and causing chaos in the streets.  Meanwhile, in the East African Theater, South African troops continue their drive north from Addis Ababa on the road to Italian Eritrea where a battle soon ensues.
  26. 1942 Sunday: Future keyboardist and founding member of the British rock band, the Animals[i], Alan Price, was born in Fatfield, Washington, County Durham, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Larry Ramos, future guitarist/vocalist with the Association[ii] was born in Waimea, Kauai County, Hawaii, on this date.
  27. 1943 Monday: During World War II, tens of thousands of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto began a valiant but futile battle against Nazi forces.  The Nazi occupiers had no idea that the inhabitants were surreptitiously bringing in guns and ammunition, that they were stockpiling medical supplies, food, water, and that everyone who was capable of fighting would be able to fight.  The Jews knew the consequences of their actions would mean death but so would doing nothing.  The Nazis were hastily loading Jews aboard transport trains for one-way trips to the gas chambers.  And liberal Democrats claim there was NO Holocaust.
  28. 1944 Wednesday: The Imperial Japanese launch three simultaneous operations to crush Chinese resistance.  The war is going poorly for them, and they want to speed up operations on Mainland China so as to be able to send troops to protect the home islands.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Black Sea fleet begins bombarding the Nazi-and-Rumanian-occupied fortress city of Sebastopol in the Crimea.  Any Axis troops unable to evacuate to the west by sea are now trapped within their positions.  Elsewhere, other Red Army land operations sputter to an end as they run out of supplies.
  29. 1945 Thursday: The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Carousel” opened on Broadway.  Meanwhile, off the shores of Okinawa, the U.S. aircraft carrier Franklin, suffers heavy damage from kamikaze attacks.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Red Army has conquered the Seelow Heights on the outskirts of Berlin.  Fighting is fierce as old men and young boys- Hitler Jugend- fight with a passion heretofore unseen by the Red Army.  Losses are terrific but the Soviets have come this far NOT to be deterred.  Berlin must and will fall.
  30. 1947 Saturday: Future vocalist/guitarist with the surf-rock band, the Turtles[iii]—Mark Volman—is born in Los Angeles, California, on this date.  He also played with Frank Zappa in the Mothers.
  31. 1948 Monday: Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China[iv].  Elsewhere, ABC-TV network begins operations.
  32. 1951 Thursday: General Douglas MacArthur, relieved of his Far East Command by President Harry S. Truman, bade farewell in an address to Congress in which, he quoted a line from a ballad: “Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.”
  33. 1954 Monday: Fighting at Dien Bien Phu continues as the French continue trying to relieve exhausted troops fighting at the remaining Huguette outposts north of the airfield.   At the same time, other French forces are trying to fight to reestablish communications with Isabelle south of the camp, the second largest outpost in the rings surrounding the main base.  There is a desperate plan cooked up by the French leadership in Hanoi that a relief force will fight to open a passage for the defenders to escape if only the southern expedition can fight through their own battles to get there on time.  Add to that a cold spell and harsh weather and getting in reinforcements and supplies is becoming challenging.[v]
  34. 1957 Friday: In Buffalo, New York, future 14.1st Acting U.S. Secretary of Transportation Maria Cino is born.  A Republican, Secretary Cino would serve under President George W. Bush from August 07, 2006, to October 17, 2006.
  35. 1958 Saturday: The San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers played the first major league baseball game on the West Coast.
  36. 1960 Tuesday: In Major League Baseball, team jerseys begin displaying the names of the players on their backs along with their numbers.
  37. 1961 Wednesday: In Louisville, Kentucky, up-and-coming heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay scores a TKO of opponent, LaMar Clark at the 1:27-minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 8-round bout to put his pro record to 6-0.
  38. 1965 Monday: The TAMI Show premieres in London.
  39. 1966 Tuesday: Bobbi Gibb, 23, became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon at a time when only men were allowed to participate.  She jumped into the middle of the pack after the sound of the starting pistol and finished in 3:21:40.
  40. 1971 Monday: For his part in the Tate-La Bianca slayings, Charles Manson receives the death sentence.
  41. 1972 Wednesday: Bangladesh becomes a member of the British Commonwealth.
  42. 1976 Monday: Paul Kossoff, noted guitarist of the band Free[vi] and then of his own group, Back Street Crawler[vii], died of drug abuse-related illnesses while traveling to New York City.
  43. 1977 Tuesday: The Supreme Court, in Ingraham v. Wright, ruled 5-4 that even severe spanking of school-aged children by faculty members did not violate the Eighth Amendment ban against cruel and unusual punishment.
  44. 1979 Thursday: In Easton, Maryland, former 39th U.S. Interior Secretary Rogers C.B. Morton died at age 64.  A Republican, Secretary Morton served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 29, 1971, to April 30, 1975.
  45. 1982 Monday: Astronauts Sally K. Ride and Guion S. Bluford Jr., became the first woman and first African American tapped for U.S. Space Missions.
  46. 1986 Saturday: At the Las Vegas Hilton in Winchester, Nevada, the ‘Easton Assassin”- heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes- loses a 15-round split decision against IBF and The Ring magazine heavyweight champion Michael “The Jinx” Spinks.   Holmes second loss in a row- and his second to “The Jinx” in a row- put his pro record to 48-2.   As for the champ, his record went to 29-0.  On the undercard, heavyweight boxer Buster Douglas scores a unanimous 10-round decision over opponent, David Jaco, to put his record to 22-3-1-1.  As for Jaco, his record went to 19-7 with the loss.
  47. 1987 Sunday: In the NBA, the Los Angeles Clippers end their season with a devastating 12-70 record.
  48. 1989 Wednesday: A gun turret aboard the USS Iowa explodes resulting in the deaths of 47 sailors and numerous injuries.
  49. 1990 Thursday: Members of the NBA teams the Detroit Pistons and the Philadelphia 76’ers get into a brawl, resulting in more than $162,500 of fines, an NBA record until today.
  50. 1991 Friday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield beats “Big George” Foreman via a 12-round unanimous decision to put his pro boxing record to 26-0.  He also retained the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight titles of the world while “Big George’s” record went to 69-3.  On the undercard, heavyweight boxer Tommy “The Duke” Morrison scored a TKO in the 5th round at the 2:06 minute mark of a scheduled 10-round bout over his opponent, Soviet boxer Yuri Vaulin.  This put “The Duke’s” record to 27-0.
  51. 1993 Monday: The 51-day siege at the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, ended as fire destroyed the structure after federal agents began smashing their way in; dozens of people, including cult leader David Koresh, lost their lives in the conflagration.  This date marked the first time in American history in which the government of the United States used tanks and other military hardware against American citizens and neither President Bill Clinton nor his attorney general, Janet Reno, has had to answer for this monstrous crime.
  52. 1994 Tuesday: Rodney King receives $3,800,000 in compensation of police beating.
  53. 1995  Wednesday: A truck bomb destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people.  Bomber Timothy McVeigh was later convicted of federal murder charges and executed.
  54. 2004 Monday: Argentine soccer legend, Diego Maradona, is reported to have suffered a major heart attack in Buenos Aires and is in the hospital.
  55. 2005 Tuesday: Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, becomes the 265th pope.  He would guide all of Roman Catholicism from today until February 28, 2013, when the Church forced him into retirement.  Elsewhere, the nomination of John Bolton to become the next ambassador to the United Nations receives a death blow when Senator George Voinovich, R-OH, says in committee that he ‘cannot vote for this man to become the face of the U.S. in such an important body.’  This puts the nomination of Bolton on hold for another 30 days at least so the FBI can investigate claims that he ‘yells at people’ or ‘treats them mean.’  Ai yi-yi!
  56. 2006 Wednesday: White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan announces his resignation from the White House staff.  Many expect that Karl Rove, top adviser to President George W. Bush, will take over in the press room; then again, maybe not.  The Bush administration is fearful of the mid-term elections going against the administration. 
  57. 2007 Thursday: Amnesty International does its job and reports that the Taliban is committing heinous acts on the population of Afghanistan.  It’s who these people are.
  58. 2008 Saturday: Insane Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr threatens a new mass uprising if the U.S. and their Sunni flunkies do not stop going after his people. 
  59. 2009 Sunday: President Barack Hussein Obama, much to the horror of the liberal losers who voted for him the previous November, announces that ALL CIA officers who used enhanced interrogation techniques will NOT- repeat- NOT- be prosecuted.
  60. 2010 Monday: Kyrgyzstan unrest continues as over 1,000 people in Jala-Abad gather in the town’s main square denouncing Otunbayeva’s interim government and chanting pro-Bakiyev slogans.  Elsewhere, election officials in Baghdad order a recount of ballots after numerous complaints were raised about the authenticity of the elections.
  61. 2011 Tuesday: In Cuba, Fidel Castro resigns from the Communist Party’s central committee.  Elsewhere, following reports that prison authorities are stripping Pfc. Bradley Manning and removing his clothes while he remains in his cell have prompted public outrage which leads to the U.S. military transferring him to Leavenworth, Kansas, where he will be housed in the military lockup, away from prying eyes.
  62. 2012 Thursday: Levon Helm, famed multi-instrument musician who played with the Band[viii] for numerous years lost his battle with cancer on this date.   He died in New York City at the age of 71.  
  63. 2013 Friday: Former President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, undergoes arrest and charging for unlawfully detaining judges in 2007.
  64. 2014 Saturday: According to Brainy History, Chinese auto manufacturer FAW Group announces it will commence taking orders for its new Red Flag L5 custom-made auto; the car is like a Ferrari and will cost the purchaser approximately $803,000. 
  65. 2015 Sunday: The European Union agrees to meet following the sinking of a refugee-laden boat in the Mediterranean that claims the lives of 900 or more people.  They hope to create a plan and to fund it that will help them prevent all such disasters. 
  66. 2016 Tuesday: In a Chi-Com court, a computer programmer by the name of Huang Yu, a resident of Sichuan, to death for having leaked more than 150,000 sensitive documents of high value to an unknown foreign power.  He won’t be sitting on death row for 20-30 years before sentence occurs.
  67. 2017 Wednesday: FOX News announces its letting go of long-time news host, Bill O’Reilly, following purported allegations of sexual improprieties.  We learned somewhat later that the accusations were ginned up so the network could boot him in favor of Tucker Carlson.   Elsewhere, Caracas, Venezuela, sees the ‘Mother of All Marches” as hundreds of thousands of people turn out to protest the dictatorship of Nicolas Maduro.  In subsequent events, several people are killed or injured on both sides of the political divide.
  68. 2018 Thursday: Following the stepping down of President Raul Castro, Cuba elects Miguel Dias-Canel the communist island nation’s new president.  Meanwhile, one day after the U.S. Senate votes to allow ‘babies on its floor,’ Senator Tammy Duckworth, D-Illinois, brings her newborn babe to the world’s most august body.   Elsewhere, the government of Ukraine is urging Russian ‘separatists’ in the Donbass not to flood a mine where the Soviet Union once stored nuclear weapons.  It could cause a humongous environmental disaster; then again, no one ever said Russians were ‘gifted individuals.’
  69. 2019 Friday: Famed German composer and conductor Martin Böttcher, dies at age 91.  Meanwhile, the U.S. National Institutes of Health announces a $350 million grant for researchers to find ways to cut the number of opioid deaths in the four hardest hit states.  Elsewhere, media reports that former Vice President (and Senator) Joe Biden has decided that next week, he will officially announce he is in the race for the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  Finally, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announces a bill that would raise the minimum age for tobacco products from 18 to 21.
  70. 2020 Sunday: Thanks to Chinese incompetence or by purpose, the COVID-19 continues killing people around the planet.  As of today, there are 2,382,064 confirmed cases of the Kung Flu, 165,636 confirmed deaths, and 611,791 confirmed recoveries which is great.  The United States acknowledges 762,690 confirmed cases, 40,548 confirmed deaths, and 68,119 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, communist China, the place where this debacle originated claims 88,302 confirmed cases what with- get this- 4,632 confirmed deaths and 82,589 confirmed recoveries.  What a bunch of lying scumbags but then, communists always lie.  When this is over will be time enough for those affected by the Wuhan Virus Crisis to begin suing the living bejeezus out of every communist official as well as the labs and the wet markets where this barbarity originated.
  71. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 141,684,613 confirmed cases, +690,758, 3,024,290  confirmed deaths, +9,715, and 81,018,628 confirmed recoveries, +562,181.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,878,296 confirmed cases, UP 10,922 from yesterday’s reporting, 572,701 confirmed deaths, UP 546, and 119,038,619 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] 
  72. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 247,905 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  73. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,718,223 confirmed cases, 60,994 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,173,138 confirmed cases, 34,471 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,715 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 387,382 confirmed cases, 5,427 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Mississippi, the home of the New South: they have 309,186 confirmed cases, 7,153 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[x]   Meanwhile, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says he expects to see the Johnson & Johnson vaccine back in action later this week.  In other Chi-Vi news, today, we learned that more than half of our fellow Americans have received at least ONE of their Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines.
  74. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,047 confirmed cases, 6,335 confirmed deaths, and 828,488 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Dominican Republic, a place where horrible attacks on U.S. tourists seem to occur with shocking regularity: 261,129 cases of the virus, 3,418 confirmed deaths and 218,724 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    
  75. 2021 Monday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,077.63, DOWN 123.04 points (-0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,914.76, DOWN 137.58 points (-0.98%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,163.06, DOWN 22.21 points (-0.53%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.59 per barrel, +0.17 (+0.27%).  The price of GOLD is $1,770.80 per troy oz., +0.20 (+0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.86 per troy ounce, +0.02 (+0.09%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,211.70 per troy oz, +5.20 (+0.43%) while the price of COPPER is $4.24 per pound, -0.00 (-0.01%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,797.85 per troy oz, +20.35 (+0.73%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,000.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+1.40%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.51 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.82.     In Hong Kong dollar, one greenback equals 7.77 and in Hungarian Forint, a buck equals 299.57.[xv]   
  76. 2021 Monday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.971 per gallon, $2.822 in Florida, $3.734 in Hawaii, and $3.374 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Kentucky: $2.734.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,190,082,334,572 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.
  77. 2021 Monday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– Governor Ron DeSantis,[xviii] R-FL, signs the most pro-law enforcement bill on the books and also has consequences for violent rioters.  God bless you, sir!  Next, a poll in New York state says that ’54-percent of the voters view Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Go, aka the Gropin’ Gov, with disdain.  Another poll tried to say the voters would vote for this POS again, but no one believes that.  Speaking of the Empire State, a judge rules that the case, N.Y. v. Amazon will remain at the state level and not move up the chain to the federal level.   In other interesting “Killer” Cuomo news, N.Y. Attorney General Leticia James may be ‘reviewing’ the erstwhile governor’s autobiographical ‘novel’ of the wonderful job he did during the Chinese Virus pandemic, the one in which, he consigned tens of thousands of New York’s elderly and ill to their deaths.
  78. 2021 Monday G: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– The Texas House of Representatives okays a bill dropping permits to open-carry firearms in the state.  Speaking of the Lone Star State, the former Austin Police Department detective sought in the shooting deaths of three people yesterday has been scooped up in police custody.   Next, President Donald J. Trump advises decrepit Joe Biden NOT to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan on the symbolic date of September 11, 2021, the 20-year-anniversary of the Islamist attack on New York City, on the Pentagon, and on a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.  Will old drooling Joe Biden listen to the sage advice?  Most likely not. 
  79. 2021 Monday H: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– Elsewhere, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, is putting forth a bill demanding the expulsion of lunatic Congresswoman Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, DS-CA 43rd congressional district, over her visit to Minnesota over the weekend to encourage VIOLENCE no matter the outcome of the murder trial of Officer Derek Chauvin.  House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, is standing by her fellow octogenarian by saying, “She did nothing wrong.”  Both of these imbeciles must be voted out of office or impeached and removed.   In the case of “Prune Face” Waters, she should be doing time prison.  (Dr. Alan Dershowitz says that ‘Maxine Waters singlehandedly may have caused a mistrial due to her careless words.’[xix]   In other news, as the deathwatch of Putin critic Alexei Navalny begins, Joe Biden begins uttering some incoherent words in defense of the imprisoned freedom fighter.
  80. 2021 Monday I: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS IV– Congressman Steve Stivers, R-OH 15th congressional district is resigning his seat to head his state’s Chamber of Commerce.   Next, a Jewish coalition may expel the Zionists of America for them being critical of radical anti-Semite scum such as Congresswomen Rashida “Foul Mouth” Tlaib, DS-MI 13th congressional district, and Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, DS-MN 5th congressional district, by calling them out for their anti-Israel bigotry.  What did ZOA say wrong?   Next, Republican leaders are demanding a meeting with ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris so they can discuss the BORDER CRISIS, the one a word-slurring Joe Biden long claimed it wasn’t but now says it is and do something about it.  “Kooky Kamala” Harris has crisscrossed the country but has gone NOWHERE near the border since coming into office.  Speaking of the BORDER CRISIS, Joe Biden issued new rules to Customs and Border Patrol telling them ‘NO LONGER can they use the words ‘illegal alien’ and ‘assimilation’ when discussing the ILLEGAL ALIEN INVADERS POURING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN BORDER.’  WTF?   Speaking of ILLEGALS, Joe Biden’s handlers pledge that fuddled old Joe is going to raise the numbers of REFUGEES accepted into the country but that his original goal of hundreds of thousands may not occur.   (Interesting note- late this afternoon, the White House began walking back Joe Biden’s mumbled statements about the ‘crisis’ on the southern border.  Maybe they’ll CANCEL JOE?).
  81. 2021 Monday J: INTERESTING HYPOCRISY OF THE DAY–  Facebook is now censoring criticism of Black Lives Matter skank Patrice Cullors who has purchased several million dollars’ worth of real estate using money donated to BLM by dimwits such as FB cofounder Dustin Moskovitz who gave $5 million to the Marxist organization.  We cannot have people calling out LIBERAL HYPOCRISY now can we and so the great social media platform won’t let anyone call them out on it.
  82. 2021 Monday K: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT– After the defense wrapped up its closing arguments in the trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, the jury now has the case and cities from Minneapolis to Chicago to Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles, California, to Portland, Oregon, are all preparing for out-of-control riots should he be acquitted on ALL charges.  Judge Peter Cahill says, ‘it will be an easy appeal what with Congresswoman Maxine “Prune Face” Waters urging VIOLENCE on American society NO MATTER WHAT VERDICT THE JURY DELIVERS.  (Note- we have said this and will continue saying it, ‘we think Officer Chauvin is going to get off.  Completely.  The blame will rest on liberal Democrats.  Period.  We think that had not the liberals involved themselves, had not the city of Minneapolis paid George Floyd’s family in the week prior to the start of the trial, they may have gotten a just verdict whereas now- as with George Zimmerman, aka the “White Hispanic,” they won’t get the verdict they seek.  IF they do, Chauvin will beat it on appeal).
  83. 2021 Monday L: NOTABLE DEATH– Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale who served under President Jimmy Carter from January 20, 1977, to January 20, 1981, died today in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the age of 93.  He also was the Democratic Party’s standard-bearer in 1984 with New York Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro, D-NY 9th congressional district as his running mate.  They were soundly defeated by President Ronald Reagan.  Bon voyage, Mr. Vice President.   In other notable news, we learn today that Capitol Hill Police Officer Brian Sicknick did not die from having his head ‘stoved in with a fire extinguisher’ as multiple media sources proclaimed for months on end during the FALSE FLAG OPERATION on January 06, 2021, but from a combination of two strokes caused by chemical irritants sprayed in his face by Antifa ‘protesters.’
  84. 2022 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 505,737,568 confirmed cases, +718,359, 6,227,272 confirmed deaths, +2,913 and 457,655,561 confirmed recoveries, +1,211,298. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,415,140 confirmed cases, UP 59,724 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,016,149 confirmed deaths, UP 452,[xx] and 80,272,269 confirmed recoveries, UP to 46,943.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxi]
  85. 2022 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 566,856 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 202,101 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 454 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  86. 2022 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,160,884 confirmed cases, 89,829 confirmed deaths, and 8,927,386 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,932,238 confirmed cases, 73,738 confirmed deaths, and 5,804,985 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 243,299 confirmed cases, 1,390 confirmed deaths, and 237,374 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,477,863 confirmed cases, 12,626 confirmed deaths, and 1,438,153 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Vermont: they have 120,503 confirmed cases, 626 confirmed deaths, and 114,526 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]   
  87. 2022 Tuesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,040,944 confirmed cases, 10,647 confirmed deaths, and 3,941,841 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Wallis and Futuna, 217th place on the list: 454 cases of the virus, 7 confirmed death and 438 confirmed recoveries.[xxiii]                         
  88. 2022 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,911.20, UP 499.51 points (+1.45%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,619.66 UP 287.30 points (+2.15%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,462.21, UP 70.52 points (+1.61%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $103.75 per barrel, +1.19 (+1.16%).  The price of GOLD is $1,949.80 per troy oz., -9.20 (-0.47%) while the price of SILVER is $25.17 per troy ounce, +0.23 (-0.89%).  The price of PLATINUM is $990.10 per troy oz, +1.40 (+0.14%) while the price of COPPER is $4.71 per pound, -0.01 (-0.28%).[xxiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,371.42 per troy oz., -0.51 (-0.02%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,900.00 per troy oz., -300.00 (-1.56%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,105,000.00 per CNY/T, +10,000.00 (+0.91%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,261.00 per USD/T, -24.50 (-0.75%). The price of ZINC is $4,507.00 per USD/T., +95.00 (+2.15%).   The price of COCOA is $2,525.00 per USD/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of COFFEE is $221.30 per USD/T, -2.20 (-0.98%).  The price of LUMBER is $938.60 USD 1,000 board feet +14.70 (+1.59%).[xxv]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.39 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.93 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.01, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 78.25 of theirs.    In Mauritanian Rupee, one greenback equals 42.90 and in Moldovan Leu, a buck equals 18.45 and in Mongolian Tughrik, one dollar equals 3,030.00 of theirs.[xxvi]       
  89. 2022 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.702 per gallon, $4.072 in Florida, $5.239 in Hawaii, and $4.678 in Washington state.[xxvii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Kentucky- $3.812.  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 21st LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Oman: $2.344 per U.S. Gallon.[xxviii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,395,519,970,192 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 Sweden the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Philippines.  This nation holds $43,000,000,000 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 Tuesday: Stick around for come what may…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0805 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Meandering Stream.”  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 historic Ryman Theater in Nashville, Tennessee, has seen loads of unforgettable concerts in its day and Levon Helm’s appearance there in 2011 is among those.  “Ramble at the Ryman” came out on May 17, 2011, and features an unforgettable concert to be sure, one that features Band classics such as “Ophelia,” “Evangeline,” “Rag Mama Rag,” “The Shape I’m in,” “Chest Fever,” and “The Weight”- among others.  There are also tunes he recorded on his solo efforts, all well worth the price of admission.  Joining the drummer, vocalist, and mandolinist are Larry Campbell (guitars, fiddle, mandolins, and vocals), Paul Ossola (bass), Brian Mitchell (keyboards/vocals), Tony Leone (drums), a horn section, and backing vocalists.  The Band isn’t around anymore but this is as close as it gets which is why we encourage everyone to seek this album out and making it a part of their never-ending, perpetually-growing collection.

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

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

[iii] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.

[iv] Nationalist China is FREE China, the true owners of mainland China.  Driven off the mainland by the Reds in 1948-49 to the island of Formosa, renamed Taiwan, these people held the seat in the United Nations now held by the communists.  Many believe it is high time we return to a Two-China Policy that would recognize both the Free and the communist governments would benefit the entire world.  Many also believe it is time to boot Red China out of the UN and welcome Taiwan back in, especially since the communists gave the world the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis.

[v] As usual, our main sources for the heroic Battle of Dien Bien Phu in which several thousand French Union troops fought against tens of thousands of ravenous communist soldiers comes from “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, De Capo Press, 2006.

[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 both Koss and Back Street Crawler when we did the previous batch of famed British bands.

[viii] We are hopeful we will present the music of the Band and of its individual members sometime in 2024-2025.  Great music by a superb band

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

[x] Speaking of the decision to flip the game from Atlanta to Denver, we learned today that unsavory people like Stacey Abrams and the big dimwit, the pro-Chi-Com-loving LeBron James were integral in getting the game moved.  How outrageous.  How evil.  Scumbags.

[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] Governor Ron DeSantis also is dumping YouTube in favor of Rumble.

[xix] You know, we suspect she may have done this on purpose so that violence does indeed break out, violence she believes she can use to her benefit.  Wouldn’t it be great if an unruly mob showed up outside her home?

[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.

45. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2022

1929 Thursday: The infamous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre took place in a Chicago garage as phony cops and hired hitmen tied to mob boss, Al Capone’s gang, gunned down seven members of the Dion O’Bannon Gang.

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!

Presidents’ Day, Daisy Gatson Bates Day (Arkansas), Valentine’s Day, and Statehood Day in Arizona

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Nelson; U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr; Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker; U.S. Transportation Secretaries Federico Pena and Rodney E. Slater; Chef Pedro R. Munoz—AICP-END Blogger, Atomic Rooster featuring Vincent Crane, Eric Burdon and the Animals featuring Vic Briggs, Jo Jo Gunne featuring Jimmie Randall, and Strawberry Alarm Clock featuring Lee Freeman:

  1. 278 Thursday: In the reign of Emperor Claudius II, St. Valentine, a Catholic priest, suffered beheading at the bequest of the Roman government.
  2. 1014 Monday: The 143rd Roman Catholic pontiff- Pope Benedict VIII- crowns Henry II emperor of the Germans.
  3. 1076 Monday: The 157th Roman Catholic Pope St. Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV.
  4. 1130 Friday: The 164th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent II commences his reign as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would serve from today until September 24, 1143.  An antipope- the 164.1st– Anacletus II assumed office on this date in opposition to Innocent II.  He would serve until January 25, 1138.
  5. 1778 Saturday: The American ship USS Ranger carried the recently adopted Stars and Stripes to a foreign port for the first time as it arrived in France.
  6. 1803 Monday: In Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Moses Coats patents the apple parer.
  7. 1845 Friday: The 29th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Nelson assumed his place on the court on this date.  President John Tyler nominated the Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Smith Thompson.  He served from today until November 28, 1872.
  8. 1849 Wednesday: President James K. Polk becomes the first U.S. president photographed in office; Matthew Brady is the photographer.
  9. 1859 Monday: The Union admitted Oregon as the 33rd state on this date.
  10. 1876 Monday: Inventors Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray filed separate applications for patents for the telephone.  The Patent Department issued the document on March 7, 1876, and ruled that Bell was the rightful inventor.  
  11. 1889 Thursday: In Los Angeles, oranges began their first trip east.
  12. 1895 Thursday: Oscar Wilde’s final play, “The Importance of being Earnest,” opened at the St. James’ Theater in London.
  13. 1899 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress begins using voting machines in doing their votes.
  14. 1903 Saturday: The Department of Commerce and Labor was established; however, in 1913, Congress divided the department into two separate departments: Commerce AND Labor.
  15. 1912 Wednesday: Arizona became the Union’s 48th state as President William Howard Taft signed a proclamation declaring it so.  Elsewhere, the first diesel engine submarine underwent commissioning in Groton, Connecticut.
  16. 1913 Friday: Labor leader Jimmy Hoffa was born in Brazil, Indiana.  College football coach, Woody Hayes, was born in Clifton, Ohio; and sports broadcaster Mel Allen was born in Birmingham, Alabama.
  17. 1920 Saturday: In Chicago, Illinois, likeminded women form the League of Women Voters.
  18. 1924 Thursday: Thomas Watson founds IBM Corporation on this date.
  19. 1929 Thursday: The infamous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre took place in a Chicago garage as phony cops and hired hitman tied to mob boss, Al Capone’s gang, gunned down seven members of the Dion O’Bannon Gang.
  20. 1932 Sunday: The U.S. won the first bobsled competition at the Winter Olympic Games at Lake Placid, New Jersey.
  21. 1940 Wednesday: Pedro R. Munoz, chef and blogger at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day was born.  Chef Pedro’s parents are Elizando W. and Maria Sancha Munoz, and their son was born in Fresno, California.  Meanwhile, the first porpoise born in captivity arrived at Marineland, Florida.
  22. 1941 Friday: The German Afrika Korps arrives in Benghazi, Libya.   German forces had been crossing over from southern Italy to aid their Fascist Italian allies in the fight against the British.
  23. 1942 Saturday: Japanese paratroopers land around the oil center in the Dutch-controlled Palembang, Sumatra.  Meanwhile, Japanese troops are overrunning Burma and are fighting deeper into the British bastion of Singapore.  Japanese air and naval attacks are constant.  The Brits and their Commonwealth forces are being pushed back on all fronts as are the Dutch in the Dutch East Indies.
  24. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, the Red Army, after overcoming heavy fighting, retake the city of Rostov from the Axis troops defending it.  Meanwhile, in North Africa, the Battle of Kasserine Pass begins as the Afrika Korps launches a surprise assault on American forces in Tunisia.  This would be the first test of American troops in the war against their Axis foes and it would not go well.
  25. 1944 Tuesday: The citizens of Java rise up in revolt against their Japanese overlords.  Things are not going well for Imperial Japan and conquered peoples across Asia are rising up to throw off their oppressors.
  26. 1945 Wednesday: Vic Briggs, future keyboardist/guitarist with Eric Burdon and the Animals[i], 1966-1968, was born on this date in Twickenham, Middlesex, England.
  27. 1946 Thursday: Creators unveiled ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer).  They built the device at the University of Pennsylvania, and it became the world’s first general purpose electronic computer.
  28. 1950 Tuesday: The USSR and the People’s Republic of China sign a major treaty of peace.
  29. 1951 Wednesday: At the 2:04 minute mark of Round 13 in a 15-round championship fight, middleweight boxer Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake “Raging Bull” LaMotta via a TKO to take the NYSAC, NBA, and Ring magazine middleweight boxing titles of the world.  With the win, Sugar Ray’s record went to 122-1-2 while that of LaMotta went to 78-15-3.
  30. 1952 Thursday: Future rock-and-roll bassist who would join Jo Jo Gunne[ii] following the departure of original founding member, Mark Andes—Jimmie Randall—is born on this date in Dallas, Texas.
  31. 1957 Thursday: The Georgia State Senate unanimously approves Senator Leon Butts’ bill barring blacks from playing baseball with whites.
  32. 1959 Saturday: A massive heroin bust occurs as law enforcement officers seize $3.6 million worth of the drug in New York City.
  33. 1962 Wednesday: First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy conducts a televised tour of the White House on this date.
  34. 1966 Monday: Wilt Chamberlain breaks the NBA scoring record of 20,288 all-time points. 
  35. 1971 Sunday: President Richard M. Nixon installs a secret taping system in the White House on this date.
  36. 1973 Wednesday: In Winchester, Nevada, Muhammad Ali scores a unanimous 12-round decision over “Aussie Joe” Bugner to put his pro record to 41-1.  As for Bugner, his record went to 43-5-1.  
  37. 1979 Wednesday: In Kabul, Afghanistan, Muslims kidnap the American ambassador to the country, Adolph Dubs, who later loses his life in a gunfight between his captors and the police.
  38. 1980 Thursday: The 13th Winter Olympic Games open in Lake Placid, New York.  Meanwhile, the U.S. launches the Solar Maximum Mission Observatory to study solar flares.  Finally, television news anchor and hardcore liberal Walter Cronkite announced his retirement from the “CBS Evening News.”
  39. 1984 Tuesday: A 6-year-old boy, Stormie Jones, became the first person to receive heart and liver transplants in the same operation and did so at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.  She lived until November 1990.  
  40. 1988 Sunday: At age 50, Bobby Allison becomes the oldest driver to win the Daytona 500.
  41. 1989 Tuesday: Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini called on Muslims to kill Salman Rushdie, author of the “The Satanic Verses,” a novel condemned as blasphemous.  Meanwhile in the Dominican Republic, actress Robin Givens receives divorce from heavyweight boxer, Mike Tyson.  Next, the first of 24 satellites of the Global Positioning System go into orbit.  Elsewhere, founding member of the British rock band, Atomic Rooster[iii]—keyboardist/vocalist Vincent Crane—passed away on this date in Westminster, London, England, at age 45.  He was the victim of a drug overdose.  Finally, Union Carbide agrees to pay $470 million in damages for Bhopal disaster in India.
  42. 1990 Wednesday: Space probe Voyager 1 takes a photograph of the entire solar system.  Meanwhile, Perrier recalls 160 million bottles of sparkling water after discovering traces of benzene, a carcinogen, in some of the bottles.
  43. 1992 Friday: A ceasefire goes into effect into the war torn East African nation of Somalia.
  44. 1993 Sunday: Fire in the Linxi department store in Tangshan, China, kills 79 people.
  45. 1997 Friday: Astronauts aboard the space shuttle Discovery commenced the first of a series of spacewalks required to overhaul the Hubble Space Telescope—by the time of completion, the overhaul was an enormous success.  Meanwhile, the 12th U.S. Secretary of Transportation Federico Pena left office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Pena served under President Bill Clinton from January 21, 1993, until today.  His replacement, the 13th U.S. Transportation Secretary Rodney E. Slater assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Slater served under President Bill Clinton from today until January 20, 2001.
  46. 2000 Monday: The spacecraft NEAR Shoemaker enters orbit around the asteroid 433 Eros, the first spacecraft to orbit an asteroid.
  47. 2005 Monday: The former Prime Minister of Lebanon, Rafik Hariri, loses his life to an assassin.
  48. 2008 Thursday: A gunman opens fire in a lecture hall at Northern Illinois University, killing six and wounding 18.  Elsewhere, Vladimir Putin warns the Ukraine if it infringes on its borders, it will have no problem targeting missiles at the former Soviet socialist republic.
  49. 2010 Sunday: In San Bruno, California, rhythm guitarist and vocalist with the acid rock band, Strawberry Alarm Clock[iv]– Lee Freeman- lost his battle with cancer on this date; he was 60.  Meanwhile, the Washington Post reports that targeted killings under the Obama administration have actually increased rather than have gone down…say what?   Speaking of…the U.S. bombs the wrong house in a new offensive in the Afghan War killing at least 12 people and wounding numerous others.  Wow.
  50. 2011 Monday: China reports that its trade surplus for January is $6.5 billion, less than expected.
  51. 2012 Tuesday: A new statue of North Korean dictator Kim Jung-Il is unveiled in the capital city of Pyongyang.   Citizens of the Hermit kingdom go berserk with joy.
  52. 2013 Thursday: U.S. House Republicans filibuster the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the new secretary of defense, demanding answers to questions about President Obama and his knowledge or lack of the events in Benghazi on September 11, 2012.  Elsewhere, law enforcement officials charge Oscar Pistorius, a South African amputee sprint runner, with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
  53. 2014 Friday: Italy’s prime minister, Enrico Letta resigns following friction within his political party and less than a year after assuming office.
  54. 2015 Saturday: GM issues a recall of over 81,000 vehicles due to potential power steering problems; 2006 and 2007 models of the Pontiac G6, Chevrolet Malibu, and Malibu Maxx are affected.   Meanwhile, following the moves made by its Western colleagues earlier in the week, the United Arab Emirates shutters its embassy operations in Yemen due to the out-of-control violence running amok there.
  55. 2016 Sunday: As fighting continues to rage in Yemen, Saudi warplanes intercept an Iranian-made SCUD missile in its airspace.  This isn’t the first one, this has been going on for awhile now with Iranians attempting to attack Saudi territory as they continue to support their proxies, the Houthi rebels.   Elsewhere, as Middle Eastern ‘refugees’ continue flooding into Eastern Europe, Slovenia says it’s going to restrict the number of Muslim refugees to whom it permits entry.  Who can blame them?
  56. 2017 Tuesday: The United States sanctions Venezuela’s Vice President Tareck El-Aissami, accusing him of being a narcotrafficker and which allows the U.S. government to freeze his assets in the U.S. and to prevent his entry into the U.S.  Where the heck did the Venezuelans find a Muslim guy to be the number two under Nicolas Maduro.  
  57. 2018 Wednesday: The new St. Valentine’s Day Massacre occurred in Parkland, Florida, on this date when expelled, 19-year-old student, Nikolas Cruz, returned to his former high school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, with an AR-15 rifle and loads of ammunition.  He murdered 17 fellow students and faculty before fleeing and then being apprehended by local police.  People had warned the FBI about Cruz and yet, the FBI never investigated the case as they should have.
  58. 2019 Thursday: Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker stepped down from his post today as the 85th Attorney General William “Bill” Barr assumed the post. A Republican, Whitaker served under President Donald J. Trump from 11-07-2018 until today.  Attorney General Bill Barr served under the same president from today until he stepped down on December 20, 2020.  Meanwhile, former Deputy Director Andy McCabe of the FBI confirms to CBS News that HE was the rat who ordered the probe into President Donald J. Trump for ‘obstruction of justice’ following the president’s dismissal of McCabe’s former boss, former
  59. 2020 Friday: After deliberating three days, a jury finds celebrity attorney and fraud Michael Avenatti guilty of three charges, including wire fraud and extortion for attempting to coerce Nike into paying him $25 million to keep silent about some scam he was attempting to bilk them on.  As you should recall, this POS was the attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels.  Meanwhile, the Justice Department decides to pass on indicting fired FBI Director Andrew McCabe and is also going to take another look at the charade around fired former NSC Director Gen. Michael Flynn.  Elsewhere, Egypt has the ignominy to report the first case of the Chinese Virus on the African continent.  The COVID-19 Bat Flu is spreading like wildfire.
  60. 2021 Sunday: First of all, following his one-week suspension without pay by White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki, misogynist and bully Deputy Press Secretary T.J. Ducklo offers his resignation.  Good riddance.  Speaking of the ‘Biden administration,’ progressives are demanding the ‘Biden Justice Department’ pursue now acquitted not once but twice Donald J. Trump.  We surmise the reason for this is (1) because they hate the former president; (2) angry as hell (all the time); (3) have no clue as to how to push their agenda (which very few want); and (4) are mostly crazy, loony, feeble, or plain stupid so they need someone upon whom to divert attention away from them and onto the target.   Folks, we make a bold prediction: this administration- one that ‘won’ via questionable circumstances- is going to crash and burn far sooner than even they believe and are going to become a laughingstock not just here in our country but around the world.  Speaking of Mr. Trump’s victory, his impeachment lawyers said, “We’re going to Disney World!”  Have a wonderful time!
  61. 2021 Sunday A: The Biden White House warns Vice President Kamala Harris’ niece- Meena Harris- to stop linking her personal brand to the sitting vice president.  This is wrong so they are prohibiting (other than for Hunter Biden and his uncles and aunts- they’re okay).   Speaking of Vice President Harris, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says based upon the precedent the reprobate Democrats set in the SECOND UNWARRANTED IMPEACHMENT OF THE 45th PRESIDENT, once the GOP retakes the House of Representatives and reclaims the Senate (hopefully without keeping “Mitch the Maggot” McConnell in a position of leadership- he has to go) because she has said and done things that qualify her for kangaroo court impeachment.  So, too, does enfeebled old Joe- send him packing.   Meanwhile, recent in polls in California show that not only is dimwit Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom and Los Angeles Mayor Eric “Keep Everything Locked Down” Garcetti, but also Senator Dianne Feinstein’s approval ratings have hit their lowest mark ever- down in the thirties.  Poor Di-Fi.  What do all three have in common?  They’re Democrats.
  62. 2021 Sunday B: In the glorious metropolis of New York City, after four stabbings in the subway of homeless people- two of whom died- forever-wasted Mayor Bill Di Blasio, Democrat, has sent 500 members of the NYPD into the underground tunnels to keep order.  Now, they NEED the cops.  Wow.  Speaking of NYC, we learn that mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, failed presidential primary candidate, has a campaign manager with close ties to jihadist/activist Linda Sarsour.  This should disqualify Mr. Yang as of YESTERDAY.  Speaking of Anti-Semites, since Joe Biden ‘won’ on November 6, 2020, he has had phone calls with 10 world leaders (or whoever’s in his earpiece has)- including the Chi-Coms (who own him), Russia, and others- BUT NOT with Israel.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached out early to Mr. Biden but so far, the ‘Biden administration’ has not responded.  This is NOT good.  Israel is our number one ally in the region but the Anti-Semites in the progressive wing of the Democrat Party HATE the world’s sole Jewish state. We expect the BDS movement will return on steroids.
  63. 2021 Sunday C: RNC Chairperson Ronna McDaniel chides the Democrats for wasting so much time chasing a white whale- the impeachment of Donald Trump a second time- instead of working on things the American people need and demand.   Speaking of the GOP, the Louisiana Grand Old Party censures Senator Bill Cassidy for voting to convict President Donald J. Trump.  His counterpart, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski recognizes the danger she’s in in the 2022 Mid-Terms because she, too, voted to convict and the state GOP and the voters are pissed off at her.  We think former Governor Sarah Palin should primary the closet Democrat in 2022.   In similar news, the North Carolina GOP immediately censured Senator Richard Burr for his vote to convict.  He is retiring because like his former Senate colleagues Jeff Flake, R-AZ, and Little Bob Corker, R-TN, he knows he cannot win.   Mark Walker is running to take his seat in the primary.   Finally, another disgruntled loser, Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska is quoted as saying, “Tribalism is a hell of a drug.”  You need to go, too.  Oh- one other thing- Peter Navarro says that ‘Mike Pence’s betrayal of President Trump on January 6 will be seen as the worst in history.’  We agree.
  64. 2021 Sunday D: The Minnesota Court of Appeals drops a motion to delay the start of former Minneapolis Police Department Officer Derek Chauvin.  Might as well get it over with, folks.  Meanwhile, in Connecticut, people remember slain Yale graduate student, shot to death by an unknown perp.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Supreme Court clears the way for the extradition of an American father and son to Japan for trial.  The pair helped former Nissan Motor Company Chairman Carlos Ghosn so he could evade trial on financial misconduct charges.  Michael and Peter Taylor- the father and son- hid Ghosn in a box on a private jet back in 2019 and got him into Lebanon, a country with no extradition treaty with Japan.  They’re in trouble.
  65. 2021 Sunday E: The Pentagon is looking to automate its warplanes and warships.  Cool.  Meanwhile, Tesla announces that its electric semitruck will have a 500 KWH battery pack that should enable the truck to travel long distances following heavy loads.  Question for Elon Musk: what about the Hyperloop?  Would not the Hyperloop from one end of the country to the other be the fastest way to transport human beings, animals, and cargo?  Come on, man!   In other news, Toni Breidinger becomes the first woman of Arabic descent to compete in the Indy 500.  Although she came in 18th place, it’s still a great debut and she hopes others will follow in her footsteps. 
  66. 2021 Sunday F: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 108,715,375 confirmed cases, +273,125, 2,397,312, confirmed deaths, +6,864, and 60,986,298 confirmed recoveries, +193,753.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,837,755 confirmed cases, up 12,678 from yesterday’s reporting, 488,674 confirmed deaths, UP 212, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly two weeks now.  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 moron.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 158,969 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  67. 2021 Sunday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,479,029 confirmed cases, 46,865 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,460 confirmed cases, 426 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 331,033 confirmed cases, 4,739 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Michigan: currently, they have 628,956 confirmed cases, 16,119 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 724,380 confirmed cases, 5,388 confirmed deaths, and 655,519 confirmed recoveries.
  68. 2021 Sunday H: Speaking of the Wuhan Virus, the U.S. has deep concerns over the origins of COVID-19 in communist China, especially after the World Health Organization has tried to protect their bosses in Beijing.  National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan is concerned about the WHO claiming there’s ‘insufficient data to link the Chi-Com Virus to the Chi-Coms’ as well as the fact Beijing continues trying to tie the U.S. Army to the crimes THEY committed.  One thing the WHO did admit to is that the number of cases in Wuhan were 500-percent higher than the Chi-Coms reported.    
  69. 2021 Sunday I: In Oregon, four people who have received all vaccinations for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu have now tested positive for the virus.  Uh, okay?   Across the country, about 38 million people have received all injections of the vaccine.  Meanwhile, an aide of New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo cover up the numbers of deaths in the Empire State’s nursing homes is now going to work for the Biden administration and work on the same flipping thing.  These people should be in prison.  Together.  Oh- the Obamacare exchanges are going to reopen but without additional funding so the site can hire additional staff with which to peddle the greatest boondoggle in the history of the United States.  In other fascinating news about COVID-19, since Philadelphia locked down in March 2020, there have been 2,200 shootings and 500-plus homicides.  This year, they have already seen 60 people killed.  They blame this on the Chinese Virus, you know, the “Panda Pandemic.”
  70. 2021 Sunday J: In other interesting news from around the world, the people of Myanmar are dealing with a crime wave not seen since the last time the junta of generals took control of the government.  The junta has emptied many thugs from the prisons and have inserted them into the crowds of peaceful protesters demanding the release of their elected leaders and a restoration of their democratically-elected government.  The freedom-loving people say the infiltrators cause violence so things can get out of control  which then allows the military to crack down even harder.  We hate to say this, but it sounds sort of like what happened in the United States on January 6, 2021, when peaceful protesters walked to the Capitol and then mobs of Antifa and Black Lives Matter criminals stormed the Capitol, the one that NO one reinforced, even though weeks before, President Trump offered up to 10,000 National Guard troops.  Now we have walls around the Capitol and troops walking the streets.  Sounds rather like what’s going on in Yangon, Myanmar.
  71. 2022 Monday: Folks, stay tuned for whatever is to come next…

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

[ii] We 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.

[iii] At some point, we will promote the music of the famed British rock band, Atomic Rooster.  You will not want to miss this one, that, we guarantee you.

[iv] We began promoting the music of this famed psychedelic band- Strawberry Alarm Clock- beginning on Tuesday, 03-April-2012 through Saturday, 08-April-2012. Please check them out- you will enjoy them.

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

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Fairport Convention released another classic album, this one a live one: “Babbacombe Lee Live Again” on January 23, 2012.  During their tour of 2011, the band performed their entire concept album, “Babbacombe Lee” about the man they could not hang.  Here is a reprise of what we said about the original release that came out in 1971: “Well, what is surprising about a British folk band doing a theme album on a British historical character, John Babbacombe Lee, a condemned murderer sent to the gallows.  However, luck saved Mr. Lee because the gallows failed to operate properly not once, not twice, but three separate times thus he received a reprieve.  Obviously, the Good Lord did not want Lee dead.”  The album features the current lineup of Ric Sanders (violins), Dave Pegg (acoustic and electric basses, and tenor mandola), Simon Nichol (guitars and vocals), Gerry Conway (drums), and Chris Leslie (mandolins, fiddles, cellos, and flutes).  One must love this famed British ensemble as they continue plugging along, finding additional fans to add to generations of older ones and still they sell records, sell out tours, and bring joy to everyone in the world.  We hope you will seek this album out and make it a part of your listening regimen- we think you will be glad you did.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[viii] We began promoting the music of the Troggs on Monday, 06-January-2020 and then Google Blogger slammed the door shut on us.  Go figure.  We hope to return to presenting the music of the greatest bands in the world one day so please, remain vigilant for the day that we do.

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29. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2022

1975 Wednesday: A bomb exploded inside the U.S. State Department in Washington, causing considerable damage, but injuring no one; the radical group Weather Underground claimed responsibility for the group. Bill Ayers, one of the terrorist group’s founders is a close friend of President Barack Hussein Obama.

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29. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2022:

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President William McKinley; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Terry Sanford; U.S. Attorney General Henry D. Gilpin; U.S. Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird; U.S. Secretary of State Timothy Pickering: U.S. Treasury Secretaries Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin and William Windom; U.S. Secretary of War Timothy Pickering: U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan; the Animals featuring Hilton Valentine, Grand Funk Railroad featuring Max Carl Gronenthal and Uriah Heep featuring Dave Byron:

  1. 904 Tuesday: The 119th Roman Catholic Pope Sergius III picks up his Holy Cross on this date.  He would guide all Christendom from today until April 14, 911.
  2. 1119 Wednesday: The 161st Roman Catholic Pope Gelasius II ended his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first assumed his position on January 24, 1118.  
  3. 1613 Tuesday: Galileo observes Neptune but fails to recognize it as a planet.
  4. 1761 Thursday: In Geneva, Republic of Geneva, future 4th U.S. Treasury Secretary Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin is born.  A future Democratic-Republican, he would serve under President Thomas Jefferson from May 14, 1801, to February 08, 1814.
  5. 1802 Friday: John Beckley became the first Librarian of Congress.
  6. 1820 Saturday: Britain’s King George III died at Windsor Castle.
  7. 1829 Thursday: In Salem, Massachusetts, the third U.S. Secretary of State Timothy Pickering died.  A Federalist, he served under President George Washington from December 10, 1795, to May 12, 1800.  He also served the nation as its 2nd U.S. Secretary of War doing so from January 02, 1795, to December 10, 1795, when he moved over to State Department.
  8. 1834 Wednesday: President Andrew Jackson used American troops to quash a labor dispute for the first time in U.S. history.
  9. 1843 Sunday: The 25th President of the United States, William McKinley, was born in Niles, Ohio.   A Republican, he served from March 04, 1897, until he was assassinated on September 14, 1901
  10. 1845 Wednesday: Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven” underwent first publication in the New York Evening Mirror.
  11. 1848 Saturday: Scotland adopted Greenwich Mean Time on this date.
  12. 1850 Tuesday: Henry Clay offers a compromise bill on slavery to the U.S. Senate, one that included the admission of California as a Free State into the Union.  
  13. 1856 Tuesday: Queen Victoria founded Britain’s highest military decoration on this date, the Victoria Cross.
  14. 1860 Sunday: In Rome, Pope Pius IX dedicates the American College.  Meanwhile, the former 14th U.S. Attorney General of the United States Henry D. Gilpin died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at age 58.  A Democrat, he served under President Martin Van Buren from January 11, 1840, to March 04, 1841.
  15. 1861 Tuesday: Kansas becomes the 34th state of the United States.
  16. 1863 Thursday: The Bear River Massacre took place as the U.S. Army attacked Shoshone in present-day Idaho.  The New York Stock & Exchange Board changed its name to the New York Stock Exchange.
  17. 1879 Wednesday: The monument to honor Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry who died at the Battle of Little Big Horn in Montana undergoes dedication.
  18. 1886 Friday: Karl Benz received a patent for the first successful petrol-driven motorcar on this date.
  19. 1891 Thursday: In New York City, N.Y., former 33rd U.S. Treasury Secretary William Windom died at age 63.  A Republican, he served under Presidents James Garfield and Chester A. Arthur from March 08, 1881, to November 13, 1881.  He would serve his nation again as its 39th U.S. Treasury secretary.  In his second time heading the nation’s Treasury, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 07, 1889, until his death today.
  20. 1916 Saturday: During World War I, German zeppelins bomb Paris for the first time.
  21. 1919 Wednesday: The ratification of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which launched Prohibition, undergoes certification by acting Secretary of State Frank L. Polk.
  22. 1922 Sunday: The Union of Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras dissolves.
  23. 1923 Monday: The 72nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Terry Sanford assumed his seat on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Warren G. Harding nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney.  He served from today until March 08, 1930.  
  24. 1924 Tuesday: In Cleveland, Ohio, Carl Taylor patents an ice cream cone-rolling machine.
  25. 1936 Wednesday: In Cooperstown, New York, Major League Baseball named the first inductees of Baseball’s Hall of Fame, including Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth.
  26. 1942 Thursday: During World War II, Axis troops continue investing the port of Benghazi, Libya, after driving the British out of it.
  27. 1943 Friday: Following the loss of the Gumrak airfield where Stalingrad commander General Friedrich Paulus had had to move his headquarters from there to the basement of the Univermag Department Store.  Russians would soon learn of the location and pass on the information to the 64th Army commander, General Shumilov.  The following day, they would launch a concerted effort to overrun the remnants of the building and end the battle if possible.
  28. 1944 Saturday: 285 Luftwaffe bombers attack London, England, during World War II.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, following the Red Army’s encirclement of two corps of the German Eighth Army near the town of Cherkassy, German commanders seek the Fuhrer’s permission for a swift breakout to break the ring of steel surrounding them, but the answer is a resounding “NO.”  Once again, the debacle seen a year earlier in Stalingrad seems to be occurring once again.
  29. 1947 Wednesday: Future vocalist of the British band, Uriah Heep[i], Dave Byron, was born on this date in Epping, Essex, England.
  30. 1949 Saturday: In Virginia, the United States Navy commissioned the Newport News as the first air-conditioned ship in the fleet.
  31. 1950 Sunday: In Humphrey, Nebraska, Max Carl Gronenthal—lead guitarist and vocalist with Grand Funk Railroad[ii] since 2000 to the present—is born.   
  32. 1951 Monday: Elizabeth Taylor divorces Conrad Hilton, Jr., her first divorce.
  33. 1958 Wednesday:  Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward married on this date.  Elsewhere, in Wyoming, the cops apprehended Charles Starkweather, a young murderer who killed 11 people in a spree that ran across the state in which, law enforcement caught him and his accomplice, 14-year-old Caril Ann Fulgate, as well as in Nebraska.  Starkweather met his fate in the electric chair at the Nebraska State Penitentiary on June 25, 1959, while the skank served 17.5 years in a women’s prison.
  34. 1963 Tuesday: Poet Robert Frost died in Boston at age 88.  Elsewhere, in Canton, Ohio, organizers of the NFL Hall of Fame announce the first inductees.  Finally, the EEC refused entry to Great Britain. 
  35. 1964 Wednesday: Stanley Kubrick’s nuclear war satire “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” premiered in New York, Toronto, and London.  Elsewhere, the Winter Olympic Games opened in Innsbruck, Austria.
  36. 1969 Wednesday: Jimi Hendrix[iii] and Pete Townsend of the Who[iv] wage a battle of guitars.
  37. 1970 Thursday: In Janesville, Wisconsin, future congressman representing the 1st congressional district of his home state and 54th U.S. speaker of the House Paul Ryan is born.  A RINO, he would enter the ‘people’s house’ on January 03, 1999.  He would become its speaker on October 29, 2015, and would serve until January 03, 2019.  He would preside over a portion of the 114th Congress and the 115th Congress and would side with other RINOs and Democrats to thwart the agenda of the 45th president.
  38. 1973 Monday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 22, 1969, until today.
  39. 1975 Wednesday: A bomb exploded inside the U.S. State Department in Washington, causing considerable damage, but injuring no one; the radical group Weather Underground claimed responsibility for the group.  Bill Ayers, one of the terrorist group’s founders is a close friend of President Barack Hussein Obama.
  40. 1976 Thursday: In Easton, Pennsylvania, home of the ‘Easton Assassin’- heavyweight Larry Holmes, Holmes wins a fight over Joe Gholston with a TKO at the 2:32 minute mark of Round 8 in a scheduled 10-round bout.  This put Holmes pro record to 20-0.
  41. 1978 Sunday: In Knoxville, Tennessee, Thomas “Hit Man” Hearns scored a KO over his opponent, Anthony House, in the 2nd round of a 2-round welterweight bout.  In so doing, Hearns put his professional record to 4-0.
  42. 1979 Monday: President Jimmy Carter formally welcomed Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping to the White House, following the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.  Elsewhere in the world, British rock band Emerson, Lake, and Palmer disband after ten years of working together.
  43. 1980 Tuesday: The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 154-153 in quadruple overtime.  Elsewhere, in Tehran, six American embassy workers manage to escape capture by seeking refuge with the Canadians.
  44. 1983 Sunday: In a 10-round bout, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers won on points, defeating Rahim Muhammad.  Shavers’ pro record went to 72-12-1.  In another bout, reigning WBC super welterweight Roberto “Manos de Piedra” Duran- Panamanian slugger- scored a TKO at the 2:26-minute mark of Round 4 in a scheduled 12-round super welterweight championship bout over his opponent, Anthony Cuevas.  In so doing, Duran retained the title and put his pro record to 76-4 while that of his opponent went to 29-9.
  45. 1985 Tuesday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average peaked at 1,292.62.
  46. 1987 Thursday: William J. Casey ends his tenure as the 13th director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
  47. 1988 Friday: The largest crowd in NBA history takes place as the Boston Celtics visit the Detroit Pistons (61,938).
  48. 1990 Monday: Former Exxon Valdez skipper Joseph Hazelwood went on trial in Anchorage, Alaska, on charges stemming from the 1989 oil spill.  The jury eventually acquitted him of the major charges but convicted him on a misdemeanor charge.
  49. 1994 Saturday: In Paradise, Nevada, at the 2:09 minute mark of Round 1 in a schedule 12-round championship bout for the vacant NABF cruiserweight boxing title of the world, Thomas “Hit Man” Hearns scored a TKO over his opponent, Dan Ward.  Hearns won the title and improved his professional boxing record to 52-4-1. 
  50. 1995 Sunday: Super Bowl XXIX: the San Francisco 49ers beat the San Diego Chargers 49-26 in Miami, which made the team the first to win five Super Bowl titles.
  51. 1996 Monday: French President Jacques Chirac announced the ‘definitive end’ to nuclear testing.  Elsewhere, La Fenice—the 2014-year-old opera house in Venice—suffered complete destruction a fire, one in which the authorities determined to be arson.
  52. 1998 Thursday: In Birmingham, Alabama, a bomb explodes at an abortion clinic, killing an off-duty police officer and severely wounding a nurse.  Law enforcement—always aiding abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood and similar abortion ‘chop shops’—blamed Eric Rudolph with this attack and three others in Atlanta.
  53. 1999 Friday: Paris prosecutors announced the end of the investigation into the accident that killed Britain’s Princess Diana along with two other people.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate delivered subpoenas for Monica Lewinsky and two presidential advisors for private, videotaped testimony in the impeachment trial of President William Jefferson Clinton.
  54. 2002 Tuesday: In his state of the union address, President George W. Bush likens Iraq, Iran, and North Korea as the “Axis of Evil.”
  55. 2008 Tuesday: As the U.S. continues suffering from financial crises as the Great Recession continues overshadowing electoral politics, the House of Representatives passes a $146 billion stimulus packaged designed to get the economy jumpstarted. 
  56. 2011 Saturday: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak appoints Omar Suleiman, vice president, the first office existing under the president for the first time in 30 years.
  57. 2012 Sunday: French President Nicolas Sarkozy presents an economic reform package that increases taxes and proposes a new tax on financial transactions.  Elsewhere, following a clash with Sudanese government forces, members of the Northern Sudan People’s Liberation Movement capture close to 30 Chi-Com ‘workers’ as well as some government troops.
  58. 2012 Sunday A: As the U.S. presidential race proceeds, former Governor Mitt Romney lights up former House Speaker Newt Gingrich over his House ethics record.  Clearly a favorite of many, Gingrich is under constant assault by the wimpy former Massachusetts governor, a man who will eventually win the nomination and lose to President Obama in November.
  59. 2013 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate confirms Senator John F. Kerry to become the next secretary of state, replacing Hillary Clinton.  Everyone thought Mrs. Clinton was the worst U.S. secretary of state but the machinations and failures of the dolt following her made her appear as a blooming genius what with her Russian ‘reset button.’
  60. 2014 Wednesday: Brainy History reports that Shanghai and Hong Kong halt live poultry sales after the authorities report a third death resulting from to the H7N9 bird flu in Hong Kong; China has reported 19 deaths and 96 infections from the bird flu at the beginning of 2014.
  61. 2015 Thursday: Despite finding no wreckage to date, Malaysian officials announce that the March 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is being ruled an accident; the ruling lets families of the missing passengers seek compensation for the tragedy.
  62. 2016 Friday: Hillary Clinton- running for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination- is still dogged by her email controversy.  The federal government announces that 22 emails discovered on her private email server in her home contained sensitive, classified information.  Oh, well, nothing happens to her.
  63. 2017 Sunday: In Orlando, Florida, a city hoping for an NFL team of its own, the lowest scoring Pro Bowl since 1998 occurs what with the AFC beating the NFC by a score of 20-13.  The NFC was driving in the final possession of regulation when Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins throws an interception.  Meanwhile, in Canada, a gunman enters a mosque in Quebec during evening prayers and lights up the people gathered there, killing at least five people and wounding others.  Police immediately go out looking for the shooter, eventually arrest two people, and let one go.  The other one is in custody.  Normally, things such as this don’t happen in ‘gun free Canada.’
  64. 2018 Monday:  The Deputy Director of the FBI- the corrupt and anti-Trumper Andrew McCabe resigns his post when in fact the 45th president fired his crooked ass.  Like his former boss, James Comey, he was in neck deep in the coup against President Trump and had to go.
  65. 2019 Tuesday: As things continue going south in Venezuela (no pun intended), the government of that authoritarian country seizes the bank accounts and properties of Juan Guaidó and prohibit him from leaving the country.  It’s tit for tat. Meanwhile, the U.S. hands over frozen Venezuelan assets to the true winner of election, Guaidó.  Meanwhile, in yet another dagger driven into President Trump by members of his administration, DNI Dan Coats contradicts his boss on North Korea, Iran, and ISIS.  ‘North Korea will never denuclearize,’ Iran is a fine country and ‘not working towards the bomb,’ and ISIS is ‘not on the run but still strong as ever.’  Wow.
  66. 2020 Wednesday: The first day of questions posed by Senate ‘jurors’ in the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump occurs.  The questions go to the chief justice of the United States Supreme Court- the Honorable John Roberts- who then directs counsels on either side to answer them.  This is a horribly boring period of this sham trial.  Meanwhile, the deadly coronavirus emanating out of communist China continues infecting and killing people throughout Asia and spreads to the United States.  Thank you, China, is this YOUR way of getting back at the Trump trade deal you had to sign?
  67. 2021 Friday: DAY TEN OF THE BIDEN REGIME- stick around to find out what’s going on today.  First of all, the Biden regime is deriding the 45th president’s COVID-19 relief plan while cannibalizing as much of it as it possibly can.  Good old ‘Plagiarist Joe.’  Next, Congressman Steve Scalise, R-LA, slams House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s constant demonization of the Republican Party.  He warns her it must stop.  Good luck with that.  Senile old Nancy is not always cognizant of what she is doing.  Moving on, Representative Matt Gaetz urges House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, to hold a hearing on Congresswoman Liz Cheney, R-WY, as a leader in the House.  The woman has plummeted like a turd to the bottom of the pond once she voted to impeach former President Donald Trump.  For some inexplicable reason, Newsmax reports that Congress’ approval rating has jumped 10 percent but from what?  Bottom-of-the-barrel numbers.
  68. 2021 Friday A: The United Kingdom causes rancor with the Chi-Coms when the Brits offer the citizens of Hong Kong a pathway to British citizenship.  Wah, wah, wah, Chi-Coms.  STFU.  Meanwhile, the FBI says the pipe bombs ‘discovered’ at the RNC and DNC on January 6, 2021, the day the Antifa-led mob stormed Capitol Hill and overran it and its law enforcement like pot heads rampaging through a Krispy-Kreme donut shop, were planted the previous night.  The timeline also shows that the Capitol Hill Riots with the Antifa and BLM False Flag operation was planned long in advance, so President Trump bears NO responsibility for any of it.  Senator Dick Durbin- censure not looking so bad now, is it?  POS.  Speaking of drugs, Joe Biden is ending the Trump era program to combat the opioid epidemic.  Guess old Joe wants the Chi-Coms to make money off their illicit drug trade once again.  Thanks, Joe.  And people wonder why we say, “HE’S NOT OUR PRESIDENT.”  Speaking of Joe, he’s now staffing a commission to review the U.S. Supreme Court which means he is looking into PACKING IT. 
  69. 2021 Friday B: Here are the numbers for the COVID-19 global pandemic, the planet first: 101,981,446 confirmed cases, +610,190, 2,203,696, confirmed deaths, +16,037, and 56,302,010 confirmed recoveries (lower than reported last week), +377,525.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 26,156,392 confirmed cases, up 177,254 from yesterday’s reporting, 440,880 confirmed deaths, UP 4,271, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries same as the past five days or so.
  70. 2021 Friday C: 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: 3,272,349 confirmed cases, 39,578 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 407 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 312,042 confirmed cases, 4,328 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the United States: Puerto Rico- currently, they have 126,156 confirmed cases, 1,801 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 633,991 confirmed cases, 4,700 confirmed deaths, and 558,249 confirmed recoveries.   Speaking of the China Virus, the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine is 66-percent effective.  They are seeking FDA approval for emergency use of their product.
  71. 2021 Friday D: For a laugh, let’s look at the Chi-Coms’ numbers- they say they have 89,378 cases, +52, 4,636 confirmed deaths, and 82,940 confirmed recoveries, +70.  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.  Insect-eating scum. 
  72. 2021 Friday E:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 29,982.62, DOWN 620.74 points (-2.03%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,070.69, DOWN 266.46 points (-2.00%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,417.24, DOWN 73.14 points (-1.93%). We are beginning to think Joe Biden is the Antichrist.  The price of GOLD is $1,845.90 per troy oz., -1.40 (-0.08%) while the price of SILVER is $27.06 per troy ounce, +0.146 (+0.54%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,079.80 per troy oz, +0.60 (+0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $3.54 per pound, -0.0155 (-0.44%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,208.40 per troy oz, -113.90 (-4.90%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.14 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.11%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros while one-dollar U.S. = 6.42 Chi-Com yuan.  One-dollar U.S. = 0.000029 Bitcoin.  Next, one U.S. greenback = 75.75 Russian rubles.   
  73. 2021 Friday F: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1629: 04, 44, 58, 59, 70, and Mega 03.  With a pot of $25 million, out of 64,781 winning tickets, the highest winner 37 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $500 apiece.   Meanwhile, Hilton Valentine- original guitarist of the British invasion band the Animals[v] died at his home in Wallingford, Connecticut, on this date from unspecified causes at age 77.  See you on the other side, Hilton!  
  74. 2022 Saturday: Everyone knows the drill…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0725 an 18” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Desert Trees.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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

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

[ii] We look forward to presenting the music of Grand Funk Railroad sometime in the late 2020s.

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

[iv] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.

[v] 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.

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Vice President George M. Dallas; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Mahlon Pitney and Stanley Forman Reed; U.S. Attorneys General Elliot Richardson and Dick Thornburg; Acting U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburg; U.S. Secretaries of Defense George C. Marshall and Elliot Richardson; U.S. Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Oliver Wolcott Jr., William H. Woodin, and Paul H. O’Neill; U.S. Secretary of War Henry Knox; U.S. Secretary of State George C. Marshall; U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Josh Hawley; Aerosmith featuring Tom Hamilton, Donna Summer, Fleetwood Mac featuring Lindsay Buckingham and Stevie Nicks, the Guess Who featuring Burton Cummings, the Kinks featuring Peter Quaife, the Police featuring Andy Summers, and Rick Nelson:

  1. 335 Saturday: St. Silvester I ends his reign as the 33rd Roman Catholic Pope.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on January 31, 314.
  2. 1012 Thursday: Antipope- 142.1st Roman Catholic Pope Gregory VI- ends his reign on this date.  He first became the antipope on June 12, 1012, in an attempt to stymie the 143rd Roman Catholic Pope Benedict VIII.  
  3. 1044 Tuesday: The 145th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict IX ends his reign on this date.  He became the shepherd of ALL Christendom on October 21, 1032.  
  4. 1378 Thursday: In the Kingdom of Valencia, future 209th Roman Catholic Pope Callixtus III is born.  He would be chosen to guide all Christendom on April 08, 1455, and would serve until his death on August 06, 1458.
  5. 1492 Saturday: The people of Sicily expel 100,000 of its Jewish inhabitants.
  6. 1600 Sunday: The British East India Company receives its charter from the Crown.
  7. 1687 Wednesday: First Huguenots depart France for the Cape of Good Hope.
  8. 1695 Saturday: Britain imposed the ‘window tax’ on this date, which leads to the bricking up of numerous windows to avoid paying the tax.
  9. 1756 Friday: Russia joins the Alliance of Versailles.
  10. 1758 Sunday: A British expeditionary army occupies the city of Dakar, Senegal.
  11. 1759 Monday: Arthur Guinness founded his famous brewery in St. James’ Gate in Dublin, Ireland.
  12. 1775 Sunday: During the Revolutionary War, the British repulsed an attack by Continental Army Generals Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold at Quebec; Montgomery died during the fighting.
  13. 1781 Monday: The first American bank, the Bank of North America, opens.
  14. 1793 Tuesday: The first U.S. Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson left office on this date.  He served under President George Washington from 03-22-1790 until today. 
  15. 1794 Wednesday: The second U.S. Secretary of War Henry Knox left office on this date.  Knox served under President George Washington from 09-12-1789 until today.
  16. 1800 Wednesday: The second U.S. Treasury Secretary Oliver Wolcott, Jr., left office on this date.  A Federalist, he served under President George Washington from February 03, 1795, until today.
  17. 1841 Friday: The state of Alabama enacted the first dental legislation in the United States on this date.
  18. 1857 Thursday: Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa to be the new capital of Canada.
  19. 1862 Wednesday: President Abraham Lincoln signed an enabling act paving the way for Virginia’s western counties to become the state of West Virginia, which took place in June 1863.  Meanwhile, the Union ironclad, USS Monitor, sinks off the coast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.
  20. 1864 Saturday: The 11th vice-president of the United States, March 04, 1845, to March 04, 1849—Democrat George M. Dallas—died on this date in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  21. 1877 Monday: President Rutherford B. Hayes became the first U.S. president to celebrate his silver (25th) wedding anniversary in the White House.
  22. 1879 Wednesday: Thomas Edison first publicly demonstrated his electric incandescent light in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
  23. 1880 Friday: In Uniontown, Pa., the future 50th U.S. secretary of state (among other things) George C. Marshall is born.  A political independent, President Harry S. Truman nominated him to the position of secretary of state and Marshall served from January 21, 1947, to January 20, 1949.   Prior to that, Marshall served the nation as its 15th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army from September 01, 1939, to November 18, 1945, and eventually became its 3rd U.S. secretary of defense from September 21, 1950, to September 12, 1951.
  24. 1891 Thursday: New York’s new Immigration Depot opened at Ellis Island with which, to provide improved facilities for the massive numbers of new arrivals.
  25. 1894 Monday: In Minerva, Kentucky, future 77th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed is born.   President Franklin Delano Roosevelt would nominate his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Republican Associate Justice George Sutherland’s seat.  Reed would serve from January 27, 1938, to February 25, 1957.
  26. 1897 Friday: Brooklyn, New York, spent its final day as a separate entity before becoming part of New York City.
  27. 1904 Saturday: New York City’s Times Square saw its first New Year’s Eve celebration, with an estimated 200,000 people in attendance.
  28. 1909 Friday: The Manhattan Bridge, spanning the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn, officially opened to vehicular traffic.
  29. 1923 Monday: In London, the BBC first broadcast the chimes of Big Ben.
  30. 1925 Thursday: The 65th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney retired from the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President William Howard Taft nominated Pitney to fill John Harlan’s seat.  He served from March 13, 1912, until today.  He would die less than two years later in Washington, D.C., on December 09, 1924.
  31. 1929 Tuesday: Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians played “Auld Lang Syne” as a New Year’s Eve song for the first time.
  32. 1933 Sunday: The 51st U.S. Treasury Secretary William H. Woodin left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from March 05, 1933, until today.
  33. 1942 Thursday: During World War II, in the month of December, the Allies sink 60 U-Boats, 330,000 tons.  Meanwhile, future guitarist with Eric Burdon and the Animals[i] and the Police[ii], Andy Summers, is born in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, England, on this date.
  34. 1943 Friday: Peter Quaife, future original bassist with the British rock band, the Kinks[iii], was born in Tavistock, Devon, London, on this date.
  35. 1944 Monday: The Soviet-backed provisional government of Hungary declares war on Nazi Germany.  They have no choice.  Still, there are enough patriotic Hungarians who continue fighting with their German comrades against the onrushing Red Army blitz.
  36. 1946 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman officially proclaimed the end of hostilities in World War II.
  37. 1947 Wednesday: In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Burton Cummings, future guitarist, keyboardist, flautist, and vocalist with the Canadian rock band, the Guess Who[iv], was born on this date.  Meanwhile, country, and western singers, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans married on this date.
  38. 1948 Friday: In Boston, Massachusetts, future queen of Disco- Donna Summer- is born.
  39. 1950 Sunday: Future bassist with the American rock band, Aerosmith[v]—Tom Hamilton—is born on this date in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  40. 1951 Monday: The Marshall Plan expired after distributing more than $12 billion in foreign aid.
  41. 1953 Thursday: Willie Shoemaker broke his own record as he won his 485th race of the year.
  42. 1954 Friday: The last episode of the radio show “Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok” aired on this date.
  43. 1955 Saturday: General Motors became the first United States’ corporation to earn more than one billion dollars in a single year.
  44. 1960 Monday: The farthing coin, which had been in use since the 13th century, ceased to be legal tender.
  45. 1961 Sunday: The Green Bay Packers shut out the New York Giants 37-0 in NFL Championship game.  Elsewhere, the Beach Boys play their first concert under this name.  Meanwhile, the Marshall Plan expired after distributing more than $12 billion in foreign aid.
  46. 1967 Sunday: The Green Bay Packers beat the Dallas Cowboys 21-17 in NFL Championship game at 13-degrees below zero, a game fans know as the “Ice Bowl.”  Meanwhile, the Oakland Raiders beat the Houston Oilers 40-7 in AFL Championship Game.
  47. 1969 Wednesday: Joseph A. Yablonski, an unsuccessful candidate for the presidency of the United Mine Workers of America, was shot to death with his wife and daughter in their Clarksville, Pennsylvania, home by hitmen acting under the orders of UMWA president Tony Boyle.
  48. 1972 Sunday: The Washington Redskins beat the Dallas Cowboys 26-3 in NFC Championship Game.  The Miami Dolphins beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 21-7 in AFC Championship Game.  Meanwhile, Major League Baseball player Roberto Clemente, aged 38, died when a plane upon which he was traveling to bring relief supplies to earthquake-devastated Nicaragua, crashed shortly upon takeoff from Puerto Rico.
  49. 1974 Tuesday: Lindsay Buckingham and Stevie Nicks join Fleetwood Mac[vi].  Meanwhile, private American citizens got the opportunity to buy and own gold for the first time in more than 40 years.
  50. 1978 Sunday: Taiwanese diplomats struck their colors for the final time from the embassy flagpole in Washington, D.C. The event marked the end of diplomatic relations with the United States, an event considered to be the selling-out of Free China for Communist China.  It happened during the presidency of Democrat Jimmy Carter.
  51. 1979 Monday: The Winterland Concert Hall in San Francisco, California, closes after 556 concerts.  Elsewhere, at year-end, oil prices were 88 percent higher than at the start of 1979.  Meanwhile, future U.S. Senator Josh Hawley is born in Springdale, Arkansas, on this date.  A Republican representing Missouri, he would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2019.  He beat long-time Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill on Election Day in 2018.
  52. 1985 Tuesday: Singer Rick Nelson[vii] and six other people were killed when a fire broke out aboard a DC-3 that was taking the group to Dallas, Texas, New Year’s Eve performance.
  53. 1986 Wednesday: Ninety-seven people were killed when fire broke out in the DuPont Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  (Three hotel workers later pleaded guilty regarding the blaze.
  54. 1987 Thursday: Robert Mugabe took the oath of office as Zimbabwe’s first elected president.  The man would become a murdering thug who would wage genocide against the white settlers of the former Rhodesia.  May he burn in hell.
  55. 1989 Sunday: The legendary Fog Bowl: the Chicago Bears beat the Philadelphia Eagles 20-12.
  56. 1990 Monday: Titleholder Gary Kasparov of the Soviet Union won the world chess championship match against his countryman, Anatoly Karpov.
  57. 1991 Tuesday: Representatives of the government of El Salvador and rebels reached agreement at the United Nations on a peace accord to end 12 years of civil war.
  58. 1997 Wednesday: Michael Kennedy, the 39-year-old son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, was killed in a skiing accident on Aspen Mountain in Colorado.  Elsewhere, pianist Floyd Cramer died in Nashville at age 64.  
  59. 1999 Friday: The London Eye—the world’s largest Ferris wheel—opens along the bank of the Thames.  Meanwhile, the 11th U.S. Secretary of Defense Elliot Richardson died at age 79 in his hometown of Boston, Massachusetts.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from 01-30-1973 to 05-24-1973.   Richardson also served the nation as its 69th U.S. Attorney General under President Richard M. Nixon from 05-25-1973 to 10-20-1973.
  60. 1999 Friday A: Elsewhere, Russian thug Vladimir Putin succeeded President Boris Yeltsin, who had just announced his resignation.  Finally, Sarah Knauss died at the age of 119 years.  She was the world’s oldest person, having been born on September 24, 1880.
  61. 2001 Monday: New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani spent his final day in office praising police, firefighters, and other city employees in the wake of 9/11, and said he had no regrets about returning to private life.
  62. 2002 Tuesday: The 72nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul H. O’Neill left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, until today.  His successor, Acting Treasury Secretary Kenneth W. Dam assumed office on this date serving under the same president until February 03, 2003.
  63. 2004 Friday: President George W. Bush pledged $350 million to help tsunami victims and did not rule out the possibility of sending still more aid to help people recover from the storm that killed hundreds of thousands of people across the Indian Ocean.
  64. 2007 Monday: Republican Senator Roger Wicker entered the world’s greatest deliberative body- the U.S. Senate- representing his home state of Mississippi.
  65. 2011 Saturday: In North Korea, Kim Jung-Un is given title of “Supreme Leader” of the armed forces.
  66. 2012 Monday: Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez recovers from a cancer operation; meanwhile, his cabinet ministers pray for his swift recovery.
  67. 2013 Tuesday:  Breaking with long-standing tradition among Russian heads of state, President Vladimir Putin delivered two New Year’s speeches rather than one; he made his second speech from Khabarovsk, a city that experienced devastating floods this summer.
  68. 2014 Wednesday: The Italian coast guard intercepts a boat carrying 900 Syrian refugees and brings them safely to shore.  Human traffickers operating the boat abandoned it after setting its navigational instruments on a collision course with the Italian mainland.
  69. 2015 Thursday: As people continue calling for him to resign, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says, he will ‘enact reforms.’  Reforms on what?  YOU have no clue how to stop all the murders, shootings, beatings, rapes, violent robberies, car-jackings, and home invasions.  You, sir, are a POS.
  70. 2016 Saturday: In Baghdad, Iraq, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- claims the lives of at least 27 people and wounds more than 50 as car bombs and attacks explode across the nation’s troubled capital.  Meanwhile, U.S. troops begin withdrawing from Afghanistan, leaving behind 8,400 soldiers spread out in four garrisons across the crap-hole country.
  71. 2017 Sunday: Communist China announces that the trade in ivory that has gone on in this country from time immemorial now is banned, outlawed, and illegal.   Meanwhile, as protests continue across Iran, the government blocks access to Telegram and Instagram. 
  72. 2018 Monday: Another jihadist attack occurs in the United Kingdom when a POS shouting, “Allah Akbar,” stabs at least three people at the Manchester Victoria rail station.  The cops are treating it as a jihadist attack while the suspect’s attorneys claim he’s ‘mentally ill.’  See a pattern here?
  73. 2019 Tuesday: The New York Times publishes a story in which, the author claims that ‘top officials in the Trump administration begged and pleaded with the president to release the military aid he froze for the Ukraine over wanting information on the corrupt business dealings of the Biden Cartel in that corrupt country.’  A year later, we would learn how corrupt and crooked the Bidens are.
  74. 2020 Thursday: U.S. Intel reports that the Chi-Coms- NOT the Russians- were paying Islamist militants in Afghanistan to murder U.S. military personnel in that s-hole country.  When it was reported the Russians were paying Islamist militants in Afghanistan to do the same thing, Democrats wanted President Donald J. Trump to go to war with the Russians whereas now…crickets.  Elsewhere, a federal appeals court upholds the conviction of a Chi-Com think tank individual who has business ties to the so-called, ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden’s son, Hunter.
  75. 2020 Thursday A: Speaking of the Chi-Coms, they are outraged that President Trump sent U.S. warships through the Straits of Taiwan.  F**k them.  Also, regarding the Chinese communists, leaked hacked documents show that Beijing was doing everything to deflect responsibility for the global Xi Jinping Bat Flu pandemic onto someone or some other nation rather than on themselves where 100-percent of the blame belongs.  What a bunch of scumbags.   Elsewhere, Vladimir Putin is having a challenging time to find customers for Russia’s ‘Sputnik’ COVID-19 vaccine.  Everyone knows whatever ‘vaccine’ the Russians have produced is CRAP.
  76. 2020 Thursday B: The father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is requesting French citizenship ahead of Brexit which is official at 12:01 A.M. tonight.  Elsewhere, many IT security officials and techs believe the Chi-Com hack of SolarWinds occurred much earlier than believed- so says, U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia.  Moving on, ever the pessimist, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says he’s doubtful that Senator Josh Hawley’s challenges to the certification of the 2020 Presidential Election vote is going to be successful. 
  77. 2020 Thursday C: Jobless claims in the U.S. drop the second week in a row what with 787,000 new claims.  Elsewhere, serial killer Samuel Little dies in the joint at age 80.  The man is credited with the killings of 93 women from 1970 to 2005.   Meanwhile, the Georgia GOP has recruited 8,000 poll watchers who plan to observe every facet of the elections next week.  We shall see if they will be bullied again.  Finally, a tornado touched down briefly in Corsicana, Texas, destroying several homes.
  78. 2020 Thursday D: Here are the latest stats for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, straight out of the fetid bowels of the world’s lone communist semi-superpower: 83,338,512 confirmed cases, UP by 827,952 cases, 1,815,864 confirmed deaths, UP by 15,464 deaths, and 46,993,335 confirmed recoveries, UP by 353,269 recoveries from yesterday’s figures.  Here are the numbers for the United States (SAME AS YESTERDAY’S): 19,910,674 confirmed cases, UP by 197,630 new cases, 344,877 confirmed deaths, UP by 3,693 new deaths, and 8,757,150 confirmed recoveries, UP by 94,066 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt POSs).  Now that Mo is living in Israel, here are the numbers for that nation: 416,584 confirmed cases, 3,307 confirmed deaths, and 372,284 confirmed recoveries.
  79. 2020 Thursday E: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 2,282,219 confirmed cases, 25,449 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 21,397 confirmed cases, 288 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION OF confirmed recoveries anymore- what is up with YOU, Gov. Ige, you Democrat hack.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 247,575 confirmed cases, 3,486 confirmed deaths, but like California, the gorilla-faced governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Alabama: 361,226 confirmed number of cases, 4,827 confirmed deaths, and sadly, no mention of the confirmed number of recoveries- thank you.
  80. 2020 Thursday F:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,606.48, UP 196.92 points (+0.65%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,888.28, UP 18.28 points (+0.14%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,756.07, UP 24.03 points (+0.64%).  The price of GOLD is $1,895.10 per troy oz., -3.50 (-0.18%) while the price of SILVER is $26.41 per troy ounce, -0.413 (-1.54%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,079.20 per troy oz, -3.00 (-0.28%) while the price of COPPER is $3.52 per pound, -0.0255 (-0.72%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,453.80 per troy oz, +75.40 (+3.17%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $48.52 per barrel, +0.22 (+0.46%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.53 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.  In other economic news, the IMF says that should be used to determine an individual’s credit scores…WTF?  Meanwhile, tomorrow, 20 states will be raising their minimum wage.
  81. 2020 Thursday G: In Verona, Pennsylvania, former 76th U.S. Attorney General Richard “Dick” Thornburg died at the age of 88.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from August 12, 1985, to August 15, 1991.  Prior to this, he would serve his nation as its 71.1st Acting U.S. attorney general.  In this capacity, he served President Gerald R. Ford from January 20, 1977, to January 26, 1977.
  82. 2021 Friday: Here it is, New Year’s Eve and no one knows what the scoundrels in Beijing or their patsies in the Democratic Party are up to today which is why we encourage everyone to stick around and discover their crimes and misdeeds with us…curious?  We sure the heck are…anyhow, have a safe and sane New Year’s Eve and Day.  God bless, see you all tomorrow. 

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

[ii] Not sure when we will begin doing the music of the Police as well as of the band’s three members but when we do, you will be the first to know.

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

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

[v] We look forward to promoting the music of Aerosmith one day.  We hope within the next 8-10 years.  Remain vigilant.

[vi] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[vii] We look forward to one day doing the music of Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band.  Stay tuned.

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66. 2020 Tuesday J: Corrupt prosecutors of the Southern District of New York are trying to get ahold of Rudy Giuliani’s emails so they can pursue him and the president. They are seeking help from the Department of Justice so they can persecute- NOT prosecute- either President Trump OR the president’s attorney.

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356. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2021:

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WEEK 2021

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Levi Woodbury; U.S. Secretaries of State Bainbridge Colby and Frank B. Kellogg; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Levi Woodbury and Lloyd Bentsen; U.S. Secretary of War George W. Crawford;  U.S. Senator Ted Cruz; the Bee Gees featuring Maurice and Robin Gibb, Cheap Trick featuring Rick Nielsen, the Clash featuring Joe Strummer, Eric Burdon and the Animals featuring Barry Jenkins, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass featuring Nick Ceroli, Joe Cocker, Michael Schenker Group featuring Mo Foster, Mountain featuring Leslie West, and the Who featuring Kenney Jones:

  1. 1574 Sunday: Murad III- the 77th caliph of all Islam- assumed his role on this date.  He would guide all Muslims from today until January 16, 1595.
  2. 1731 Saturday: The Dutch people revolt against a tax on meat.
  3. 1775 Friday: The Continental Navy forms with a fleet of seven ships.
  4. 1789 Tuesday: In Francistown, N.H., future 30th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Levi Woodbury is born.  President James K. Polk nominated the Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph Story.  Woodbury served from September 20, 1845, to September 04, 1851.  Woodbury also served his nation as its 13th U.S. Treasury secretary.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson and then President Martin Van Buren from July 01, 1834, to March 04, 1841.  From here, he moved up to SCOTUS.  Prior to this, however, Woodbury served as the 9th U.S. Secretary of the Navy, prior to that he was the 9th governor of New Hampshire, and his starting position in government was U.S. senator from New Hampshire.
  5. 1798 Saturday: In Columbia County, Georgia, the future 21st U.S. Secretary of War George W. Crawford is born.  A Whig, he served under President Zachary Taylor from March-08-1849 to July-23-1850.
  6. 1807 Tuesday: Congress passed the Embargo Act, designed to force a peace between Britain and France by cutting off all trade with Europe.  
  7. 1808 Thursday: Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 6, Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, and Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58, had their world premieres in Vienna, Austria.
  8. 1810 Saturday: The English warship HMS Minotaur sinks with the loss of 480 lives.
  9. 1815 Friday: Spanish troops execute renegade Mexican priest, Jose Maria Morelos.
  10. 1856 Monday: Future 45th U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg is born in Potsdam, N.Y.  He would serve under President Calvin Coolidge from 03-05-1925 to 03-28-1929.
  11. 1864 Thursday: During the Civil War, Union General William T. Sherman said in a message to President Abraham Lincoln, “I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah.”
  12. 1869 Wednesday: In St. Louis, Mo., future 45th U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby is born.  He would serve under President Woodrow Wilson from March 23, 1920, to March 04, 1921.  He would begin political life as a Republican, then become a Progressive, and finally end life as a Democrat.
  13. 1894 Saturday: French army officer Alfred Dreyfus suffered conviction on treason charges in a court-martial that triggered worldwide charges of anti-Semitism.  (Eventually, however, Dreyfus won an acquittal).  Elsewhere, the United States Golf Association formed in New York City.
  14. 1895 Sunday: German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen made the first X-ray of his wife’s hand.
  15. 1910 Thursday: A fire lasting more than 26 hours broke out at the Chicago Union Stock Yards, 21 firefighters died when the burning building collapsed atop them.
  16. 1917 Saturday: Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, who later became the first naturalized U.S. citizen to undergo canonization, died in Chicago at age 67.
  17. 1937 Wednesday: The first center tube of the Lincoln Tunnel connecting New York City and New Jersey underneath the Hudson River opened to the traffic.  (The north tube finally opened in 1945 whereas construction on the south tube ended in 1957, which completed the project).
  18. 1939 Friday: During the Winter War, the Finns launch a massive counterattack on Soviet forces outside of Petsamo.  Elsewhere, Gloria Jacobs became the first girl to hold a world pistol record when she shot 299 out of a possible 300 points.  She was only 17 years old at the time of this accomplishment.  Meanwhile, future member of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[i]– drummer Nick Ceroli- is born in Niles, Ohio, on this date.
  19. 1941 Monday: Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in Washington, D.C. for a wartime conference with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, fighting continues to evolve in local battles as the Soviets continue trying to push the Germans back from their capital.  It would appear that unless something happens and soon, the Axis troops could be in deep trouble.
  20. 1942 Tuesday: As fighting on the Eastern Front continues going from bad to worse, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein will make his decision tomorrow as to whether the German relief forces will make the final run to Stalingrad or will withdraw to redeploy so they can stop the mayhem occurring north of the doomed city.  Inside the crumbling metropolis, General Paulus is showing no sign of a willingness to break out of the trap and make a run to the west and safety behind the Axis lines.
  21. 1943 Wednesday: Sporting goods manufacturers received permission to use synthetic rubber for the core of baseballs.
  22. 1944 Friday: During the World War II Battle of the Bulge, Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe rejected a German demand for surrender, writing “Nuts!” in his official reply.  Meanwhile, Barry Jenkins, future drummer with Eric Burdon and the Animals[ii] (1966-1968) was born on this date in Leicester, England.  Elsewhere, in Byfleet, Surrey, England, future bassist with the Michael Schenker Group- Mo Foster- is born on this date.
  23. 1945 Saturday: Future hard rock guitar phenom—Leslie West—who would front the East Coast rock band, Mountain[iii] for decades—is born on this date in New York City, N.Y.
  24. 1946 Sunday: Rick Nielsen—future lead guitarist/vocalist with the Rockford, Illinois, rock band, Cheap Trick[iv]—is born on this date in Elmhurst, Illinois.   
  25. 1949 Thursday: Future longtime members of the rock band, the Bee Gees[v]– Maurice Gibb (multi-instrumentalist, vocals 1958-2003) and Robin Gibb (vocals, guitars, keyboards, harmonica 1958-1969 / 1970-2003 / 2009-2012)- is born on this date.
  26. 1956 Saturday: Colo, the first gorilla born in captivity, was born at the Columbus Zoo in Ohio, on this date.
  27. 1961 Friday: James Davis became the first U.S. soldier to die in Vietnam while U.S. involvement was still limited to the provision of military advisors.
  28. 1965 Wednesday: Great Britain sets its maximum speed limit at 70 MPH.
  29. 1968 Sunday: Julie Nixon married David Eisenhower in a private ceremony in New York.
  30. 1970 Tuesday: The SS Commander of the Treblinka Concentration Camp, Franz Stangl receives a sentence of life in prison for his crimes during World War II.   Elsewhere, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, future U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is born.  A Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2013, representing the state of Texas.
  31. 1971 Wednesday: The United Nations General Assembly ratifies Kurt Waldheim to become the new UN Secretary-General.
  32. 1977 Thursday: Three dozen people died when a 250-foot-high grain elevator at the Continental Grain Company in Westwego, Louisiana, exploded.
  33. 1978 Friday: Kenney Jones, drummer, formerly of the Small Faces/Faces[vi] becomes the new drummer for the Who[vii], upon Keith Moon’s death.
  34. 1984 Saturday: New York City resident Bernhard Goetz shot and wounded four youths on a Manhattan subway, claiming they were about to rob him.
  35. 1988 Thursday: Brazilian environmentalist Chico Mendes was shot and killed.  Rancher Darly Alves da Silva and his son Darci, who pulled the trigger, were sentenced to prison for killing Mendes; they were freed after serving a third of their 19-year sentences.
  36. 1989 Friday: After 23 years of dictatorship, the Romanian people oust their thug leader, Nicolai Ceausescu.  He was the last of Europe’s hardcore communist leaders.  Elsewhere, playwright Samuel Beckett died in Paris at age 83.
  37. 1990 Saturday: Saddam Hussein’s Iraq announces that it will “NEVER surrender Kuwait!”  Meanwhile, Lech Walesa took the oath of office as Poland’s first popularly elected president.
  38. 1991 Sunday: The body of Marine Lt. Col. William R. Higgins, an American hostage slain by Islamic extremist scumbags, was recovered after the human garbage had dumped his corpse alongside a highway in Lebanon.
  39. 1992 Tuesday: A Libyan Boeing 727 jetliner crashed after a midair collision with a MiG fighter, killing all 157 aboard the jetliner, and both crewmembers of the fighter jet.
  40. 1994 Thursday: The 69th U.S. Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from January 20, 1993, to December 22, 1994.
  41. 1996 Sunday: The Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Kordell Stewart; sets quarterback record by rushing 80 yards for a touchdown.
  42. 1997 Monday: An anti-baldness pill created by Merck Pharmaceuticals wins approval from the FDA—so where the hell is it?
  43. 2001 Saturday: Richard C. Reid[viii], a passenger on an American Airlines flight from Paris to Miami, tried to ignite explosives in his shoes, but flight attendants and fellow passengers subdued the thug.  (Reid is serving a life sentence in federal prison).  Meanwhile, in Afghanistan, 30 people, including two women, take the oath of office as part of the new interim government in the nation.  Hamid Karzai was the head of the post-Taliban government.
  44. 2002 Sunday: In Broomfield, Somerset, England, famed rock guitarist with the British band, the Clash[ix]—Joe Strummer—lost his battle with a congenital heart defect on this date at the age of 50.
  45. 2008 Monday: Five Muslim immigrants accused of scheming to massacre U.S. soldiers at Fort Dix were convicted of conspiracy in Camden, N.J. Four of the Islamist scumbags received sentences of life in prison while the fourth received a sentence of 33 years.  Behead them.
  46. 2010 Wednesday: President Barack Hussein Obama[x] signed a law allowing gays for the first time in history to serve openly in the military, repealing the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy put into place by Democratic President Bill Clinton.   Meanwhile, the World Bank formally suspends operations with the Ivory Coast.
  47. 2011 Thursday: Police fired tear gas at protesters angry with the government building an energy plant in southern China in the town of Haimen and then arrest them.
  48. 2012 Saturday: As elections continue in Egypt, clashes between separate groups break out in Alexandria, clashes that will continue to other parts of the country.
  49. 2013 Sunday: President Barack Obama and the First Family begin their 17-day Hawaiian vacation; this is the sixth year in a row the Obama’s have visited family and friends on the island of Oahu for Christmas and New Year’s.
  50. 2014 Monday: After a man murders two New York City police officers as they sit in their patrol car as revenge for the murders of two black men by white police officers, tension among the NYPD increases.  The police commissioner orders officers to work in pairs and to consider their own safety first while on the job.  Meanwhile, in Crawford, Colorado, famed rock vocalist Joe Cocker dies at age 70 from lung cancer.
  51. 2015 Tuesday: Yemen accuses the Obama administration’s drone strikes in its country for the massive number of civilian casualties.  Meanwhile, a drone strike in the country kills 4 civilians today.  Meanwhile, in Helmand Province in Afghanistan, the Coalition deploys British troops to aid the Afghan troops fighting the Taliban.  All hell is breaking out across the country.
  52. 2016 Thursday: Ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, outgoing President Barack Obama nullifies a program that registered Muslim immigrants into the U.S.  The system is known as the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System or NSEERS.  Obama is afraid that the incoming administration will use it to persecute Muslims.  Meanwhile, the Trump transition team seeks information on gender equality projects the U.S. Department of State has been conducting throughout the Obama administration.
  53. 2017 Friday: The wildfire that had burned its way through communities and wilderness northwest of Los Angeles became the largest blaze ever officially recorded in California.  It had scorched 273,400 acres and destroyed more than 700 homes.  Meanwhile, iPhone owners from several states sued Apple for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries would last longer.  Finally, President Donald J. Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law.
  54. 2018 Saturday: A government shutdown that went into effect the previous night continued into the weekend with lawmakers leaving for home for the Christmas holidays.  The shutdown came about because President Trump would not sign the budget if it did not include a measly $1.5 billion for him to continue work on the southern border wall.  Senate Minority Leader “Crying Chuck” Schumer told the president that he ‘will never get the money for his barrier so stop with the shutdown and put the government back to work.’  Finally, Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano island erupted and collapsed, triggering a tsunami that killed more than 420 people and displaced 40,000.
  55. 2019 Sunday: The Pentagon released new emails regarding the President Donald J. Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.  Approximately 91 minutes after the phone call occurred, the White House Budget Office ordered the Pentagon to put a hold on military aid to the former Soviet republic.  Democrats are impeaching President Trump over this ‘phone call.’   Meanwhile, the White House is considering a plan in which, it will deport illegal aliens seeking to storm the border to Guatemala where they will wait asylum hearings.
  56. 2020 Tuesday: In a move that surprised everyone, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, aka Silver Spoon, aka Nancy Pelosi’s nephew, appoints California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill the seat of ‘Vice President-elect’ Kamala Harris who- if she assumes office- will step down from the seat.  Padilla will have to run in 2022 should he fill her seat.  He would become the first Latino senator from the Golden State.  Many suspected that Governor Newsom would appoint himself to fill the Harris seat because it is clear he is going to go down in next year’s recall election.  It would be the only way he would ever make it to a national office.
  57. 2020 Tuesday A: Jared Kushner joins a planeload of Israelis for the first flight from Israel to Morocco, the fourth nation to establish or resume normalized relations with the Jewish state.  Next, the hardcore left BLASTS House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi for caving on the COVID-19 Relief Bill.  She held this up from well before the 2020 Elections last month until now agreeing to the same things she agreed to two months ago.  However, Rush Limbaugh reports all manner of giveaways to foreign nations, checks to illegal aliens and their families that are retroactive to the last Chi-Vi relief bill.  Coupled with $600 checks for each American and each illegal alien in the country (remember: the true estimate is between 30-to-60 million illegals within the fabric of the country) the illegals will receive $600 plus $1,200 for a grand total of $1,800 per each illegal alien.  WTF?  Time for a second revolution!
  58. 2020 Tuesday B: Holy Roller Pat Robertson says, ‘Trump should move on, forget about 2024.’[xi]  Loser.  Next, Rudy Giuliani says the Pennsylvania lawsuit is the first of many to come regarding fraud and corruption in the 2020 Presidential Election- the one the Democrats are attempting to steal.   Economic adviser to President Donald J. Trump, Peter Navarro, says the ‘stolen election is an example of brass-knuckles politics.’  Noted conservative author and speaker Patrick Buchannan asks a pertinent question: “Can democracy hold a dysfunctional United States together?’  Good question for which, we don’t have the answer.
  59. 2020 Tuesday C: A Gallup poll shows that “Pro-China Joe” Biden has 65-percent transition approval among Democrats.   Speaking of Sinophile Joe, he is going to nominate the head of Connecticut’s educational system- Miguel Cardona, a hardcore left-wing, Democratic-Socialist loser- to become his secretary of the Department of Education.  What can go wrong with this?   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, the Chi-Com air force joined forces with the Russians to fly joint bomber patrols over the Pacific Ocean.  Some say they were ‘surprised’ by this event, but we were not surprised and expect to see more of our adversaries join together to demonstrate a unified show of force.   Also speaking of the Chi-Coms, Beijing emplaces new visa restrictions on U.S. citizens entering their authoritarian country in what is seen as a tit-for-tat move.
  60. 2020 Tuesday D: Former New Jersey Governor and failed presidential candidate Chris Christie says, ‘he is leaving the door open to a run in 2024.’  Who is going to vote for you, you traitorous, RINO scumbag?  Certainly, NO one here.  Meanwhile RINOS are expressing mixed feelings if President Trump revives “The Apprentice” should he leave office following the corrupt election.  None of their business.  Speaking of the president, he is considering two pardons for two former GOP congressmen now doing time in federal prisons: Duncan Hunter, Jr. of California, and Steve Stockman of Texas.   Hunter was sent to prison in December 2019 for missing campaign funds while Stockman was sent to prison in November 2018 on charges of money laundering, mail and wire fraud, income tax evasion, and conspiracy, all charges related to a non-profit organization he had set up.  Many believe he was set-up and railroaded by liberal prosecutors and judges.
  61. 2020 Tuesday E: As COVID-19 cases continue arising in California, the state is desperately searching for additional nurses and doctors to handle the crisis, one caused by Governor “The Smiler” Newsom.  We learn, too, that 2020 has become the DEADLIEST year in U.S. history what with 3 million deaths from the Chinese Virus, homicides, suicides, accidental drug overdoses, and far too many other diseases left untreated because everything was diverted into dealing with the effects of the Kung Flu.  
  62. 2020 Tuesday F: Here are today’s Comrade Xi Pangolin-Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 77,801,721 confirmed cases, UP by 613,375 cases, 1,713,109 confirmed deaths, UP by 13,824 deaths, and 43,894,903 confirmed recoveries (once again, down from one week ago- something funny going on here), UP by 372,661 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 18,362,068 confirmed cases, UP by 278,922 new cases, 324,441 confirmed deaths, UP by 2,923 new deaths, and 8,135,415 confirmed recoveries, UP by 135,302 new recoveries.
  63. 2020 Tuesday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 1,945,841 confirmed cases, 23,023 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 20,423 confirmed cases, 282 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 230,743 confirmed cases, 3,186 confirmed deaths, but like California, the apelike governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Tennessee: 534,019 confirmed number of cases, 6,269  confirmed number of deaths, and sadly, NO MENTION of confirmed number of recoveries.  Let us look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife are relocating there.  Here they are: 387,482 confirmed cases, 3,136 confirmed deaths, and 351,186 confirmed recoveries.
  64. 2020 Tuesday H: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,015.51, DOWN 200.94 points (-0.67%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,807.92, UP 65.40 points (+0.51%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,687.26, DOWN 7.66 points (-0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,869.10 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%) while the price of SILVER is $25.64 per troy ounce, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,011.50 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.21%) while the price of COPPER is $3.52 per pound, +0.0035 (+0.10%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,323.10 per troy oz., +6.70 (+0.29%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $46.79 per barrel, -0.23 (-0.49%).  Today, COCOA is $2,555.00 per metric ton, +20.00 (+0.79).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.54 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.82 euros.  in other economic news, the more we learn about the bogus COVID-19 chi-vi relief bill, the more we learn it’s full of all  manner of bulls**t and crap.  president Donald J. Trump, veto this flipping bill.  tell mitch McConnell, that brain-dead hag Nancy Pelosi, crybaby chuckie, and even Kevin McCarthy to go suck a big one! no!  no!  no!
  65. 2020 Tuesday I: What we heard earlier is true: President Donald J. Trump issued full pardons to former Congressmen Steve Stockman, Chris Collins, and Duncan Hunter Jr. as well as George Papadopoulos who was singled out for special mistreatment as the doorway with which to enter the Trump campaign.  The president also issued a pardon to Alex van der Zwaan as well as commutations or pardons to others mistreated by the DEEP STATE APPARATUSES.  Pardon any-and-everyone in need of a pardon who might need a pardon.  Elsewhere, after a two-year-stint on the 15-member U.N. Security Council, Germany is leaving and its U.N. Ambassador Christoph Heusgen, going to retire.  The ambassador fought to fight to get two detained Canadians freed from communist China’s cruel grasp had the Chi-Com deputy ambassador to the U.N. Geng Shuang tell him, “Good riddance.”  Time to start nuking some Chi-Coms…
  66. 2020 Tuesday J: Corrupt prosecutors of the Southern District of New York are trying to get ahold of Rudy Giuliani’s emails so they can pursue him and the president.   They are seeking help from the Department of Justice so they can persecute- NOT prosecute- either President Trump OR the president’s attorney.  Meanwhile, the FREE INDEPENDENT NATION OF TAIWAN reports its first Chi-Com Virus case in 250 days.   Speaking of the Beijing Bat Flu, Dr. Tony Fauci received his vaccine today, saying it’s ‘safe’ and that ‘everyone should do it.’  We’ll see.  Ilhan Omar is mad at fellow Squad member AOC for rushing out to get her vaccine.  Elsewhere, President Trump signed an executive order that would permit Special Counsel John Durham to present classified intelligence from the CIA to a grand jury when he prepares his case against those who set the bogus Russian collusion scam investigation into motion. 
  67. 2020 Tuesday K: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1618 with a jackpot of $330,000,000 up for grabs: 29, 53, 56, 59, 67, and Mega 21.  Out of 117,883 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $15,651 apiece.
  68. 2020 Tuesday: One year ago today, here is where we were: as always, we encourage everyone to stick around and discover whatever the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Canadians, the Iranians, and other garbage around the world are doing with their Democrat stooges in the U.S.  It’s always fascinating…
  69. 2021 Wednesday:  Stick around…

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[i] We hope to do the music of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, as well as Alpert’s solo career, somewhere around 2035.  We hope you will remain with us.

[ii] 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.

[iii] We began promoting the music of Mountain beginning on Friday, 14-December-2012 through Sunday, 20-January-2013.  This also included West, Bruce & Laing but sadly, we overlooked Leslie West’s solo career so please stay tuned for his discography sometime in the next 8-12 years.

[iv] We truly look forward to promoting the music of Cheap Trick in the next decade or so.

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Bee Gees within the next 3-4 years.

[vi] We promoted the music of the Small Faces, Faces, and a bunch more interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We encourage everyone to search out the music of the various bands in this collection so you can add them to your growing music collection.

[vii] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.

[viii] Member of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.

[ix] Look for the Clash sometime within the next 5-10 years.  We know you will enjoy them.

[x] Speculation exists that Obama is gay because many of the people he put around him while in office were gays and some say during his university days he had a gay affair.  No one truly knows but he sure did a heck of a lot of stuff for the LGBTQIA+ movement.

[xi] We find it absolutely amazing to see who is a true man or woman of God and who is a hack, a religious-political hack.  Pat Robertson demonstrated today that he is a phony POS scumbag, someone who is a fair-weather friend and supporter.  Like Jimmy Swaggert and other phony Holy Rollers, this guy is a loser and should be kept at arm’s length by all future conservative politicians.

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69. 2020 Friday A: After we learn that Chief Justice John Roberts of the U.S. Supreme Court did NOT take the multi-state lawsuit headed by Texas regarding election fraud and corruption because he was AFRAID of mob violence if he did, he throws President Trump a bone by upholding the administration’s edict NOT to include illegal aliens in the 2020 Census as we shouldn’t. Illegals are NOT American citizens and have no right to anything in this country other than a quick deportation.

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352. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2021:

U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justices Smith Thompson, David Josiah Brewer, and Edward Douglass White; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Robert Gates; U.S. Treasury Secretary Thomas Corwin; Soviet leader Josef Stalin, the Animals featuring Chas Chandler, Big Brother, and the Holding Company featuring Sam Andrew, the Cars featuring Elliott Easton, Chicago featuring Walfredo Reyes Jr., Humble Pie featuring Anthony “Sooty” Jones, and the Rolling Stones featuring Keith Richards and Bobby Keys:

  1. 1352 Monday: The 199th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent VI began his tenure as the shepherd of all Christendom today.  He would serve until September 12, 1362.
  2. 1719 Monday: Thomas Fleet publishes “Mother Goose’s Melodies for Children.”
  3. 1787 Tuesday: New Jersey became the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
  4. 1796 Sunday: The first Sunday newspaper appeared on this date—the Monitor of Baltimore, Maryland.   
  5. 1799 Wednesday: The body of President George Washington undergoes interment at Mount Vernon, Virginia.
  6. 1843 Monday: In Poughkeepsie, NY, the 19th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Smith Thompson died.  President James Monroe nominated his fellow Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Henry Livingston.  Thompson served from 09-01-1823 to 12-18-1843.
  7. 1862 Thursday: The first orthopedic hospital underwent organization in New York City and its name was the Hospital for Ruptured and Crippled.
  8. 1863 Friday: In a speech to the Prussian Parliament, Prime Minister Otto von Bismarck declared, “Politics is not an exact science.”
  9. 1865 Monday: Secretary of State William H. Seward declared the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, in effect.  The amendment abolished slavery with the declaration: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for a crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States nor any place subject to its jurisdiction.”  Meanwhile, the 20th U.S. Treasury Secretary Thomas Corwin died in Washington, D.C., at age 71.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Millard Fillmore from July 23, 1850, to March 06, 1853.
  10. 1878 Wednesday: Future dictator of the Soviet Union, 1928-1953—Josef Stalin—is born in Gori, Georgia, on this date.
  11. 1889 Wednesday: The 51st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Benjamin Harrison nominated Brewer to fill Stanley Matthews seat.   Justice Brewer would serve from this date until 03-28-1910.
  12. 1892 Sunday: Tchaikovsky’s[i] ballet, “The Nutcracker,” publicly premiered in St. Petersburg, Russia.  Although we now consider this to be a classic, it first received a generally negative reception from the public at the time.
  13. 1898 Sunday: A driver set a new automobile speed record at 39 mph (63 kph).
  14. 1899 Monday: British authorities appoint Field Marshal Lord Roberts supreme commander of South Africa.
  15. 1903 Friday: In exchange for an annual rent, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone ‘in perpetuity.’
  16. 1910 Sunday: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Douglass White would end his role on the nation’s high court on this date.  President Grover Cleveland nominated White to fill Samuel Blatchford’s seat.  He served as an associate justice from 03-12-1894 until today.   Tomorrow, he would take the oath of office as the 9th chief justice of the United States.  President William Howard Taft nominated White to fill Melville Fuller’s seat.  He would serve in this capacity from 12-19-1910 to 05-19-1921.
  17. 1912 Wednesday: The Piltdown man made its public debut as fossil collector Charles Dawson reported to the Geological Society in London his discovery of supposedly fragmented early human remains at a gravel pit.  (More than four decades later, anthropologists declared the Piltdown man to be a hoax).
  18. 1915 Saturday: President Woodrow Wilson widowed the year before, married Edith Bolling Galt at her Washington home.
  19. 1916 Monday: After 10 months of fighting, the French defeated the Germans in the Battle of Verdun during World War I.
  20. 1917 Tuesday: Congress passed the 18th Amendment to the Constitution which prohibited “the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors” and sent it to the states for ratification.
  21. 1932 Sunday: In the first NFL playoff game, the Chicago Bears beat the Portsmouth Spartans 9-0.
  22. 1935 Wednesday: Edward Benes becomes president of Czechoslovakia.  Elsewhere, for the first time in United States history, the government issued a $1 silver certificate.
  23. 1936 Friday: Su-Lin, the first giant panda to come to the United States arrived in San Francisco, California, on this date.  The Chinese sold the animal to the Brookfield Zoo for $8,750.
  24. 1938 Sunday: Chas Chandler, future bass player with the British rock group, the Animals[ii], is born on this date in Heaton, Newcastle, England.  
  25. 1940 Wednesday: Adolf Hitler ordered secret preparations for Nazi Germany to invade the Soviet Union.  (The plan, codenamed Operation Barbarossa, commenced in June 1941 as a massive Axis army crossed the border into Russia, taking the Soviets completely by surprise; however, they would eventually fight back and drive the Axis troops back to their home countries, eventually capturing Berlin).
  26. 1941 Thursday: Japanese troops begin landing in the British crown colony of Hong Kong during World War II.  Meanwhile, in Taft, California, Sam Andrew, future guitarist with the rock band, Big Brother, and the Holding Company[iii], is born.
  27. 1942 Friday: German Field Marshal Erich von Manstein’s intelligence officer meets with Sixth Army commander General Friedrich Paulus and his subordinate officers to gauge as to whether the trapped army will attempt the breakout when Hoth’s panzers arrive nearby.  Adolf Hitler has NOT given his permission to Operation Thunderclap- the breakout from Stalingrad- yet so Paulus vacillates.   Paulus’ subordinate officer Lt. Gen. Artur Schmidt told the representative that the “Sixth Army will still be in position at Easter- just supply it better.’  The intelligence officer headed back to the Gumrak Airport to get the hell out of the doomed city.
  28. 1943 Saturday: Keith Richard(s), the future Rolling Stones’[iv] guitarist was born in Dartford, Kent, England, on this date in history.  Meanwhile, in Slaton, Texas, future saxophonist who played with ALL the great bands including the Rolling Stones—Bobby Keys[v]—is born.  
  29. 1944 Monday: In a pair of related rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the wartime relocation of Japanese Americans, but also said undeniably loyal Americans of Japanese ancestry the government could no longer detain.  Meanwhile, off the coast of the Philippines, three U.S. Navy destroyers, the USS Hull, USS Spence, and the USS Monaghan sink in a typhoon with the loss of more than 740 lives.
  30. 1945 Tuesday: Uruguay joins the United Nations.
  31. 1952 Thursday: Future bassist with the British rock band, Humble Pie[vi]—Anthony “Sooty” Jones—is born on this date in Ada, Oklahoma.
  32. 1953 Friday: Future guitarist with the Boston rock band, the Cars[vii], 1976-1988 / 2010-present, Elliott Easton, is born on this date in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  33. 1955 Sunday: Walfredo Reyes Jr., future percussionist with the band, Chicago[viii] (2013-present) is born on this date in Havana, Cuba.  
  34. 1956 Tuesday: The United Nations admits the nation of Japan.  Meanwhile, Israeli troops hoist their flag atop Mt. Sinai.  Elsewhere, CBS-TV presented the game show, “To Tell the Truth,” for the first time.
  35. 1957 Wednesday: The Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States went online today.  However, it went out of service in 1982.
  36. 1961 Monday: In the NBA, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warrior scores 78 points against the Los Angeles Lakers.  Meanwhile, India completes its annexation of the three Portuguese colonies of Goa, Davao, and Diu.  Finally, Britain’s EMI Records initially rejects the Beatles for a contract.
  37. 1967 Monday: At the 1:40 minute mark of Round 3 in a 10-round heavyweight boxing match, Joe Frazier scored a TKO on Marion Connor.  “Smoking Joe’s” record went to 19-0.
  38. 1969 Thursday: Britain’s House of Lords joined the House of Commons in making permanent a 1965 ban on the death penalty for murder.  Meanwhile, Earnie Shavers scored a knockout of Chico Froncano at the 2:05 minute mark of Round 1 in a four-round heavyweight boxing match.  Shavers’ pro-record improved to 5-1
  39. 1970 Friday: Divorce became legal in Italy.
  40. 1972 Monday: During the waning days of the war in Vietnam, American air power—in what the world would come to know as the Christmastime Bombings—blast Hanoi and other North Vietnamese cities to drive them to the bargaining table in Paris.
  41. 1973 Tuesday: “Marvelous Marvin” Hagler scored a KO over James Redford in the fourth round of a scheduled 8-round middleweight bout putting his pro record to 8-0.
  42. 1979 Tuesday: When Stanley Barrett drove at 739.6 mph, he broke the sound barrier on land for the first time in history.
  43. 1980 Thursday: Former Soviet Premier Alexei N. Kosygin died at age 76.
  44. 1983 Sunday: In the NBA, the San Diego Clippers end a 29-game road-losing streak.  Elsewhere, Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers scored his 100th point in the 34th game of the season.  
  45. 1987 Friday: At the 2:48 minute mark of Round 3 in a 10-round bout, George Foreman scored a TKO on Rocky Sekorski.   Big George’s record improved to 50-2 while that of Sekorski went to 49-2.
  46. 1988 Sunday: In the NFL, the Seattle Seahawks with a 9-7 record, win their first-ever division title.
  47. 1990 Tuesday: The National League announces the runners-up for 1993 expansion teams: Buffalo, Denver, Miami, Orlando, Tampa-St. Petersburg, and Washington, D.C. (Miami and Denver win).
  48. 1991 Wednesday: General Motors announce that it is going to close 21 plants across the United States.
  49. 1992 Friday: Kim Young-Sam won election as South Korea’s first civilian president in three decades.
  50. 1998 Friday: The House debated articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton.  Meanwhile, South Carolina carried out the nation’s 500th execution since capital punishment returned in 1977.
  51. 1999 Saturday: After living atop an ancient redwood in Humboldt County, CA, for two years, dimwit environmental activist Julia “Butterfly” Hill came down and hopefully went to jail. 
  52. 2000 Monday: The Electoral College cast its ballots, with President-elect George W. Bush receiving the expected 271; Al Gore, however, received 266, one fewer than expected, because of a District of Columbia Democrat who’d left her ballot blank to protest the district’s lack of representation in Congress.  Wow.
  53. 2005 Sunday: Bolivia elects the pro-Castro regime of Evo Morales.   Elsewhere, Democracy Now shares evidence that the Bush administration permitted the wiretapping of American citizens sans any warrants which leads Vermont Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy to declare, “No more secret courts, secret orders, or torture of jihadist suspects.’
  54. 2006 Monday:  As the Iraq War continues going bad to worse, the 21st U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld throws in the towel and leaves office today.  A Republican, he Served under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, until today.  The 22nd U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates took the oath of office.  Not only would he serve under President Bush, but he would also serve under President Barack Obama in the next administration until June 30, 2011.
  55. 2007 Tuesday: The Lakota people withdraw from treaties with the U.S. and declare themselves an independent nation.
  56. 2008 Thursday: The United States once again finds itself being accused of unnecessary civilian deaths in Afghanistan.  Look, it’s a horrible place full of jihadists.  It is what it is.  Meanwhile, we expect to learn some of President-elect Barack Hussein Obama’s Cabinet picks later today.
  57. 2009 Friday: General Motors announced that it would shut down its Saab brand.  Meanwhile, the infamous iron sign bearing the Nazis’ cynical slogan “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work Sets You Free”) that spanned the main entrance to the former Auschwitz death camp in Poland was stolen.  However, the sign was later recovered, and six suspects were jailed.  Meanwhile, Jon and Kate Gosselin officially divorced after 10 years of marriage, eight children and a year of tabloid headlines.
  58. 2010 Saturday: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez[ix] received temporary powers to pass laws by decree, negating any required review or support from the National Assembly.
  59. 2011 Sunday: The last convoy of U.S. troops pulls out of Iraq thereby marking an end to the Iraq War.  Meanwhile, following the death of Kim Jong Il in North Korea, Koreans around the world (except there) celebrate with boundless joy but the U.S. government is treading cautiously to see who will bubble up to the top in the struggle for power.
  60. 2012 Tuesday: The United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth II attends a meeting of the Cabinet for the first time, receiving a gift honoring her Diamond Jubilee; this was first time a British monarch attended a meeting of the Cabinet since the reign of Queen Victoria.
  61. 2013 Wednesday: In the U.S., lottery officials believe TWO people won the Mega Millions lottery; they will share a jackpot of $636 million.  Meanwhile, the United Nations condemns three nations for human rights violations: Syria, North Korea, and Iran.
  62. 2014 Thursday:  The European Union extends sanctions against Russia by banning oil and gas exploration, cruise ship activity, and investment in Russian-annexed Crimea; however, European Union member nations consider the annexation illegitimate. 
  63. 2015 Friday: Houthi rebels in Yemen fire two ballistic missiles into Saudi Arabia, leader on the ground fighting to stop the Houthis and their Iranian backers.  The Kingdom’s air defenses take down one missile while the second crashes near the city of Najran.  No one is injured in the shocking event.  The weapons obviously are Iranian origin…light ‘em up, Riyadh!
  64. 2016 Sunday: The Electoral College is meeting today to select the next U.S. president following last month’s presidential election.  This year, however, outraged Americans everywhere are demanding the 538 electors NOT to vote for President-elect Donald J. Trump but to vote instead for defeated candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton.   President Barack Hussein Obama blasts Vladimir Putin for ‘having meddled in the U.S. Election’ when earlier in the year he had said, ‘there’s no way a foreign power can interfere in America’s elections.’
  65. 2017 Monday: President Donald J. Trump announces his national security strategy while ignoring the ‘climate threat’ which sends Democrats into a tizzy.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration vetoes a UN Security Council resolution demanding the U.S. back down from declaring Jerusalem to be the capitol of Israel on a voting line of 14-to-1.  Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and will always be.
  66. 2018 Tuesday: Federal Judge Emmet Sullivan rebukes retired Army Lt. General Michael Flynn in public court but withholds sentencing of President Trump’s former national security adviser.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration backs down from demanding funds for the border wall along the border with Mexico over threats of a government shutdown.
  67. 2019 Wednesday: In what leftists call a ‘historic vote’ in the U.S. House of Representatives, President Donald J. Trump is impeached on two charges: Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress.  The impeachment trial will commence in the U.S. Senate.  On the first charge, lawmakers voted 230 to 197 while on the second charge, they voted 229 to 198.   Aged and increasingly senile House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi says she ‘will hold the articles back from the U.S. Senate until she is content that the impeachment trial will be fair.’  Say the f**k what?  What you did in the House is a sham, Madam Mumbles.   Meanwhile, at a rally in Battle Creek, Michigan, President Donald J. Trump slams the FBI, the Democrats, and impeachment.
  68. 2020 Friday:  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross confirms that mega-Chi-Com chipmaker SMIC along with other communist Chinese companies are on the blacklist due to them being part of the communist hierarchy and for using their products to spy on their customers.   Next, the Pentagon halts defense briefings for the so-called ‘president-elect,’ “Pro-China Joe” Biden and his consort Senator Kamala Harris, D-CA, because they’re big proponents of the Chi-Coms and because son, Hunter Biden, is in deep with Beijing.   Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence celebrates the first anniversary of the U.S. Space Force and says that ‘from now on, members of the U.S. Space Force will be referred to as ‘Guardians’ and will join the ranks of soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines.  Congratulations!
  69. 2020 Friday A: After we learn that Chief Justice John Roberts of the U.S. Supreme Court did NOT take the multi-state lawsuit headed by Texas regarding election fraud and corruption because he was AFRAID of mob violence if he did, he throws President Trump a bone by upholding the administration’s edict NOT to include illegal aliens in the 2020 Census as we shouldn’t.  Illegals are NOT American citizens and have no right to anything in this country other than a quick deportation.
  70. 2020 Friday B: In Seattle, barricades are erected around the so-called ‘protest zone.’  Go in there and clean these maggots out.  Next, Senator Rand Paul urges President Donald J. Trump to pardon both Edward Snowden and Julian Assange as he should.  They are patriots, not traitors.  Elsewhere, the New York Times retracts the ‘hit broadcast’ by the so-called ISIS executioner when they learn he’s a phony and a bum.  Go figure.  Meanwhile, disgruntled loser Stacey Abrams of Georgia says she has 76 thousand new voters to vote in the January U.S. Senate run-off races.  We hear the GOP has 80,000.  Beat both Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock.
  71. 2020 Friday C: New text messages coming to light reveal that James Comey- fired FBI director- and his boss, President Barack Hussein Obama’s spying on Donald Trump started far earlier than previously reported, going back to 2015.  Meanwhile, former national security adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, U.S. Army Ret., says that ‘President Trump has options to secure the 2020 Presidential Election.’  He should use those options NOW.  Elsewhere, outrage continues growing over WHY California Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, Democrat, has not been driven from office seeing as how he was banging a Chi-Com sugar pie named Fang-Fang, aka Christine Fang, most likely passing sensitive information onto his handlers in Beijing.  Swalwell should be in the same prison as Richard Hanssen condemned to life in prison for being an agent of a foreign, hostile power.
  72. 2020 Friday D: Speaking of the Chi-Coms, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 75,179,482 confirmed cases, +654,493, 1,667,124, confirmed deaths, +9,418, and 42,512,618 confirmed recoveries (interestingly down from a week ago), +318,734.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 17,401,776 confirmed cases, up 255,944 from yesterday’s reporting, 313,797 confirmed deaths, UP 1,711, and 7,777,776 confirmed recoveries, UP 12,256.  Speaking of the Xi Jinping Chi-Com flu, Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence received vaccinations for the Yellow Fever 2020 today.  Former Beatle Paul McCartney says he will get vaccinated.  Meanwhile, the FDA is working to get the Moderna vaccine into use while a poll reports that 71-percent of Democrats and 41-percent of Republicans must get the Wuhan Virus vaccine if one wants to return to work.
  73. 2020 Friday E: 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: 1,783,360 confirmed cases, 22,221 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 19,954 confirmed cases, 280 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 220,816 confirmed cases, 3,170 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: New York where they have a moron for a governor: currently, they have 828,166 confirmed cases, 35,647 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 367,975 confirmed cases, 3,050 confirmed deaths, and 342,985 confirmed recoveries.
  74. 2020 Friday F: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 30,179.05, DOWN 124.32 points (-0.41%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  12,755.64, DOWN 9.11 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,709.41, DOWN 13.07 points (-0.35%).  Price of GOLD: $1,886.80 per troy oz., -2.10 (-0.11%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $26.00 per troy oz., -0.033 (-0.13%).  Price of PLATINUM: $1,044.20 per troy oz., +0.90 (+0.09%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,347.50 per troy oz., -0.70 (-0.03%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.64 per #, +0.01 (+0.28%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $49.08, -0.02 (-0.04%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.53 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.82 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 77.03 Afghan Afghani.
  75. 2020 Friday G: We learn that the ATF- the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is trying to emplace new rules on AR-15 pistols, firearms that come with braces that strap to the shooter’s forearms, could soon have requirements demanding they be registered, dismantled, turned in to the government, or destroyed.  It’s like we always say: GO BUY YOUR GUNS NOW.  Then, find secure holding places for them because when government comes a-knocking on one’s door demanding your guns, ‘oh, gee, some illegal alien stole them yesterday and I was just about to report them.’  F**k the government if “Pro-China Joe” Biden begins running it and that moron of morons, Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke comes looking for them.  We are telling you; people are going to get themselves shot.
  76. 2020 Friday H: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1617 with a jackpot of $330,000,000 up for grabs: 07, 15, 25, 51, 60, and Mega 05.  Out of 110,011 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $9,064 apiece.
  77. 2020 Friday I: As usual, we invite everyone to stick around today in order to discover what the Chi-Com puppeteers are up to today as they pull the strings of the Democratic Party in concert with the Canadians, Iranians, Russians, Venezuelans, Cubans, and North Koreans.  We know it’s no good but await the results… see you later…
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Saturday, December 18, 2021:

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[i] Sometime within the next decade, we hope to present the music of the Classical composers as without them, we would live in a barbarous world where Islamist scum murder innocent people at will.  Music is what sets civilized people apart from the savages.

[ii] 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.

[iii] We promoted the music of Big Brother and the Holding Company, beginning on Monday, 18-July-2011 through Tuesday, 26-July-2011.  At the time, we were not farsighted enough to offer the music of Janis Joplin but hope to do so at some point in the near future when we return to promoting the music of American rock bands.

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

[v] One of the greatest saxophonists of his time, he performed with numerous bands but primarily the Rolling Stones.

[vi] 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.

[vii] We are not sure when we will present the music of the Cars but if you are still with us when we celebrate our second decade of activity, you may see them then so please, stay with us.  We thank you.

[viii] We will present the music of Chicago sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.

[ix] We are surprised that no one ever assassinated this worthless POS.  However, he died of gut cancer because instead of coming to the United States or Spain for treatment, he went to Cuba, a place Democrats say has ‘the best health care system in the world’ and which they want to replicate here in the United States with “Medicare for All,” which means “NOT Medicare at All” but a crap system.

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WE THANK EVERYONE FOR JOINING US AT WORDPRESS.COM AND FOR AIDING US IN CONTINUING TO DO THE WORK WE TOOK UPON OURSELVES MORE THAN A DECADE AGO

FOLKS, JOE HAS GOT TO GO- NOW!