224. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2022

1943 Thursday: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in Moscow to meet with Russian leader Josef Stalin. While there, he presents the Soviet dictator with the ‘Sword of Stalingrad,’ thus signaling the victory the Red Army enjoyed over the Nazis earlier in the year. The Russian advisor who accepted the sword then dropped it; no one knows what might have happened to this poor putz.

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224. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2022:

Supreme Court Justice Stephen J. Breyer; U.S. Attorneys General Edwin Meese and Dick Thornburg; U.S. Treasury Secretary Abraham Alphonse Albert Gallatin; Buck Owens, Dire Straits featuring Mark Knopfler, Ian Gillan Band featuring Liam Genockey, Little Feat featuring Richie Hayward, and the Outlaws featuring Tompall Glasser:

  1. 1099 Saturday: The Crusaders are victorious against the infidels at the Battle of Ascalon as Gottfried of Broth beats the Egyptians.
  2. 1484 Tuesday: The reign of the 212th Roman Catholic Pope Sixtus IV ends on this date.  Thirteen years and 3 days earlier- on August 09, 1471- Sixtus IV became the shepherd of all Christendom and carried his Holy Cross forward from then until today.
  3. 1508 Wednesday: Juan Ponce de Leon arrives in Florida.  He and his conquistadors would spend years investigating the Florida swamps all in the hope of locating the elusive Fountain of Youth.
  4. 1553 Wednesday: The 221st Roman Catholic Pope Julius III orders the confiscation and the burning of the Jewish Talmud.  Julius served as pontiff from February 7, 1550, to March 29, 1555.
  5. 1687 Tuesday: At the Battle of Mohacs, the Hungarian army routs the Turks.  The Ottomans are always trying to insinuate the Balkans, but the Hungarians put an end to their shenanigans. 
  6. 1689 Friday: The reign of the 240th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XI ends on this date.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on September 21, 1676.
  7. 1812 Wednesday: Troops under the Duke of Wellington enter Madrid.  The French are hurriedly vacating the city and the country.
  8. 1849 Sunday: In Astoria, New York, former fourth U.S. Treasury Secretary Abraham Alphonse Albert Gallatin died at age 88.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President Thomas Jefferson from May 14, 1801, to February 08, 1814.
  9. 1851 Tuesday: Isaac Singer received a patent for the double-headed sewing machine on this date.
  10. 1859 Friday: Poet AND English professor Katharine Lee Bates, who wrote the words to “America the Beautiful” was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts.
  11. 1861 Monday: Apache Indians attack Confederate forces in Texas.
  12. 1865 Saturday: For the first time during a surgery, Joseph Lister used a disinfectant.
  13. 1867 Monday: Despite Congress’ orders NOT to, President Andrew Johnson suspends Secretary of War Edwin Stanton.
  14. 1877 Sunday: Thomas Edison invented the phonograph and made the first sound recording.
  15. 1879 Tuesday: The first National Archery Association tournament took place in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.
  16. 1898 Friday: The United States officially annexes Hawaii on this date as all fighting in the Spanish-American War ends.
  17. 1902 Tuesday: Through a merger of McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, Deering Harvester Company and several other smaller companies, International Harvester Company came to be.
  18. 1909 Thursday: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home to the Indianapolis 500, first opened on this date.
  19. 1912 Monday: Comedy producer Max Sennett founded the Keystone Pictures Studio in Edendale.
  20. 1914 Wednesday: Russian troops overrun East Prussia much to the horror of the German population.  Meanwhile, Great Britain declares war on Austro-Hungary.
  21. 1918 Monday: Regular airmail service began on this date between the cities of Washington and New York.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Amiens on the Western Front sputters to a close with an Allied victory over the Germans.  This would be one of the final largescale battles of the First World War.
  22. 1922 Saturday: The Federal government makes dedicates the Washington, D.C. home of Frederick Douglass as a national shrine.
  23. 1929 Monday: Future country and western star Buck Owens[i] is born on this date in Sherman, Texas.
  24. 1931 Wednesday: After heavy rains collapse dikes along it, the Yangtze River floods much of the surrounding countryside causing innumerable deaths and much destruction.
  25. 1935 Monday: Babe Ruth plays his final game at Fenway Park with 41,766 on hand.
  26. 1937 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated far left judge Hugo Black to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  27. 1939 Saturday: In Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, the movie, “The Wizard of Oz,” premiered.  Actress Judy Garland became famous for the movie’s song, “Somewhere over the Rainbow.”  The movie premiered in Hollywood on August 15.
  28. 1940 Monday: The Luftwaffe bombs British railway stations, losing thirty-one aircraft in the attacks.
  29. 1941 Tuesday: French Field Marshal Henri Petain declares Vichy France’s full support for Nazi Germany.
  30. 1943 Thursday: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in Moscow to meet with Russian leader Josef Stalin.  While there, he presents the Soviet dictator with the ‘Sword of Stalingrad,’ thus signaling the victory the Red Army enjoyed over the Nazis earlier in the year.  The Russian advisor who accepted the sword then dropped it; no one knows what might have happened to this poor putz.
  31. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., eldest son of Joseph and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, died over England along with his co-pilot when their explosives-laden plane blew up. 
  32. 1948 Thursday: Future drummer and percussionist Liam Genockey- who played with Ian Gillan[ii] on his solo projects- is born in Dublin, Ireland, on this date.
  33. 1949 Friday: Future guitarist/vocalist with Dire Straits[iii], Mark Knopfler, is born in Glasgow, Scotland, on this date.
  34. 1953 Wednesday: The Soviet Union conducts a secret test of its first hydrogen bomb.
  35. 1958 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower raises the Federal minimum wage from $0.75 to $1.00 an hour.
  36. 1960 Friday: At Cape Canaveral, Florida, the United States launches the first balloon communications satellite, Echo 1.
  37. 1962 Sunday: One day after launching Andrian Nikolayev into orbit, the Soviet Union also sent up Pavel Popovich; both men landed safely August 15.
  38. 1964 Wednesday: Author Ian Fleming, 56, the creator of James Bond, died in Canterbury, England.  Meanwhile Mickey Mantle set a major league record when he hit homeruns from both sides of the plate in the same game.
  39. 1969 Tuesday: The owners of the Boston Celtics sold the team for $6 million, which at the time, was the highest price paid for a pro basketball team.
  40. 1971 Thursday: Syrian President Hafiz al-Assad drops diplomatic relations with neighboring Jordan.
  41. 1972 Saturday: The last ground combat troops leave South Vietnam.
  42. 1973 Sunday: Jack Nicklaus won his 14th major golf title on this date.  His win broke the record held by Bobby Jones for 50 years.
  43. 1977 Friday: The space shuttle Enterprise passed its first solo flight test.
  44. 1978 Saturday: China and Japan sign a peace treaty.
  45. 1979 Sunday: Iranian press censors stage a mass book burning of books unfit for reading.  This is what totalitarian criminal Islamist states do.  At some point in the future, it is our hope that the Iranian people will win their freedom from oppression.  
  46. 1981 Wednesday: IBM unveiled its first personal computer, the model 5150, at a press conference in New York.
  47. 1983 Friday: General Manuel A. Noriega becomes commander of the Panamanian military.
  48. 1985 Monday: The world’s worst single-aircraft disaster occurred as a crippled Japan Air Lines Boeing 747 on a domestic flight crashed into a mountain, killing 520 people; however, four people survived the catastrophe.
  49. 1986 Tuesday: Rod Carew became the first California Angels player to have his uniform—No. 29—retired.
  50. 1988 Friday: The 75th U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from February 25, 1985, until today.  His replacement, the 76th U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburg, served from today until August 15, 1991.
  51. 1990 Sunday: Iraq’s Saddam Hussein says he is ready to consider a solution to the crisis in the Persian Gulf if Israel withdraws from the Occupied Territories.
  52. 1992 Wednesday: The U.S., Canada, and Mexico announced that the North American Free Trade Agreement aka NAFTA, was now in force after 14 months of negotiations.
  53. 1993 Thursday: President Bill Clinton lifted the ban on rehiring air traffic controllers whom President Ronald Reagan fired back in 1981 for going on strike and shutting down the nation’s airports.
  54. 1994 Friday: Stephen J. Breyer recites the oath of office as the 108th U.S. Supreme Court Justice.  President Bill Clinton nominated Breyer to fill the seat of Associate Justice Harry Blackmun.  Elsewhere, Major League Baseball players went on strike rather than allow team owners to limit their salaries.  The strike lasted for 232 days and as a result, the World Series did not happen for the first time in 90 years.
  55. 1998 Wednesday: Swiss banks agreed to pay $1.25 billion as restitution to World War II Holocaust victims.
  56. 2000 Saturday: The Russian nuclear submarine Kursk and its 118-man crew disappeared during exercises in the Barents Sea.  The United States could have provided aid to help rescue the trapped sailors, but the government of Russia declined the offer.
  57. 2004 Thursday: The California Supreme Court voided the nearly 4,000 same-sex (homosexual) marriages that the city of San Francisco (where else?) sanctioned earlier in the year.
  58. 2008 Tuesday: Michael Phelps won the 200-meter freestyle for his third gold medal at the Beijing Summer Olympics.
  59. 2010 Thursday: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange announces plans to release remaining Afghan War Diary documents from the war in Afghanistan.   Elsewhere, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, founding member of the Southern rock band, Little Feat[iv]—drummer Richie Hayward—lost his battle with liver cancer on this date.  
  60. 2011 Friday: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit strikes down President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
  61. 2013 Monday: The International Olympic Committee announces it will punish athletes who support Russia’s harsh laws restricting the LGBT community.  Meanwhile, in Nashville, Tennessee, outlaw country and western star, Tompall Glasser[v], lost his battle with prolonged illness on this date and died at age 799.  Elsewhere, a jury convicted feared Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger, one of the nation’s most-wanted fugitives.  The jury found him guilty in a string of eleven killings and dozens of other gangland crimes, many of them committed while sources said Bulger was an FBI informant.  He is now living out the rest of his days in a federal penitentiary.
  62. 2014 Tuesday: To halt the ISIS thugs from overrunning Iraq, President Barack Obama announces his plan to send 705 U.S. military personnel to help the beleaguered nation.  However, the President says the troops will not take part in combat operations.
  63. 2015 Wednesday: During a recent surgery on his liver, former President Jimmy Carter announces that an unspecified cancer has spread throughout his body and is fatal. 
  64. 2016 Friday: Causing much Muslim outrage, Cannes becomes the first French resort to band the burkini.  Good for you! 
  65. 2017 Saturday: A car plowed into a crowd of violent Antifa protesters who were counter-protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing Heather Heyer, 32, and hurting more than a dozen others.  The Ohio man accused in the attack, James Alex Fields, 21, would face a state murder charge and federal hate crimes charges, which are bullshit.  President Donald Trump condemned what he called “this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides.” Democrats and some Republicans called on Trump to specifically denounce white supremacy.  Fake news ginned up the coverage to make the President appear a bigot, which is bullshit.  Meanwhile, during the protest, two Virginia state police officers died in a helicopter crash while monitoring the violent Antifa-caused protests below them.  Everyone blames white nationalism and President Trump, but the Democrats and fake news scum vilify those they deem culpable while giving a pass to the real criminals involved here, Antifa and Governor Terry McAuliffe who told the police officers to stand down so the Antifa thugs could beat on their opponents unmolested.
  66. 2018 Sunday: NASA launches the Parker Space Probe, its first mission to study the Sun and its corona.   Meanwhile, after three days of attacks by the Taliban across the entire country of Afghanistan, the Afghan government announces at least two hundred dead Afghan security forces. 
  67. 2019 Monday: In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the medical community announces that thanks to new drug tests, they are 90-percent closer to a cure for Ebola as the medications they were testing were extremely successful.  Meanwhile, in Hong Kong, the government announces a closure of the former British colony’s airports as pro-democracy protesters flood them.  People want freedom and the Chi-Coms on the mainland are doing everything possible to quash them.   
  68. 2020 Wednesday: Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris make their first appearance as a ticket in Wilmington, Delaware, today.  The former vice president was able to follow the teleprompter most of the way but there were a few times when he began to falter.  Perhaps he requires a shock collar around his neck so every time his eyes begin going fuzzy and his words fall by the wayside, Dr. Jill can give him a quick ZAP to pull him back on course.   Just saying.   Note: the Biden-Harris campaign raised $10.8 million within four hours of announcing that “Groping Joe” Biden had chosen the unpopular California senator to be his vice president.  Hmmm.
  69. 2020 Wednesday A: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 20,423,897 confirmed cases, UP by 299,460 cases, 744,629 confirmed deaths, UP by 7,364 deaths, and 12,631,548 confirmed recoveries, UP by 251,138 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,255,928 confirmed cases, UP by 55,552 new cases, 167,361 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,474 new deaths, and 2,648,373 confirmed recoveries, UP by 109,673 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they will not- corrupt SOBs).
  70. 2020 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 574,411 confirmed cases, 10,468 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 3,756 confirmed cases, thirty-four confirmed deaths, and 1,627 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 64,151 confirmed cases, 1,716 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, will not share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let us take a look at one more state, Minnesota: 62,303 confirmed number of cases, 1,707 confirmed number of deaths, but unlike other liberal hellholes around the country there are a number of recoveries: 55,855.  Thank you, Governor Tim Walz for your honesty.  Congrats!
  71. 2020 Wednesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,976.84, UP 289.83 points (1.05%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,012.24, UP 229.42 points (2.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,380.35, UP 46.66 points (1.40%).  The price of GOLD is $1,926.20 per troy oz., -22.80 (-1.17%) while the price of SILVER is $25.60 per troy ounce, -0.374 (-1.44%).  The price of PLATINUM is $944.10 per troy oz, -15.10 (-1.57%) while the price of COPPER is $2.88 per pound, -0.009 (-0.31%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $42.56 per barrel, -0.11 (-0.26%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.94 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros.
  72. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 206,155,910 confirmed cases, +729,099, 4,346,842 confirmed deaths, +10,235 and 185,034,803 confirmed recoveries, +606,871.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 37,182,133 confirmed cases, UP 156,746 from yesterday’s reporting, 635,937 confirmed deaths, UP 335, [vi] and 30,093,437 confirmed recoveries, UP 93,355.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  73. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 317,210 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 86,868 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  74. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,100,810 confirmed cases, 64,551 confirmed deaths (DOWN), and 2,182,776 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,854,548 confirmed cases, 40,171 confirmed deaths, and 2,309,167 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 48,397 confirmed cases, 546 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 505,815 confirmed cases, 6,264 confirmed deaths, and 236,141 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Arkansas: they have 413,150 confirmed cases, 6,396 confirmed deaths, and 382,207 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  75. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 924,762 confirmed cases, 6,604 confirmed deaths, and 874,977 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Mauritius, 177th country on the list: 5,349 cases of the virus, 21 confirmed deaths and 1,854 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  76. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,499.85, UP 14.88 points (+0.042%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,816.26, UP 51.13 points (+0.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,460.83, UP 13.13 points (+0.30%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.83 per barrel, -0.26 (-0.83%).  The price of GOLD is $1,754.80 per troy oz., +3.00 (+0.17%) while the price of SILVER is $23.18 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.26%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,014.90 per troy oz, -2.80 (-0.28%) while the price of COPPER is $4.36 per pound, 0.00 (+0.09%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,616.85 per troy oz, -7.45 (-0.28%).[xi] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,574.25 per troy oz., -12.00 (-0.46%).  [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Nicaraguan Córdoba, one greenback equals 35.08 and in Nigerian Naira, a buck equal 411.50 and in Norwegian Krone, one dollar equals 8.85 of theirs. [xiii]        
  77. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt AND Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.396 per gallon, $3.016 in Florida, $4.093 in Hawaii, and $3.881 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let us look at one other location- North Dakota: $3.131.  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- Senegal: $5.250 per U.S. Gallon. [xv]   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,633,797,855,015 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS. [xvi] Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Luxembourg, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Brazil with $258 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  78. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 141 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be running the show down on the U.S.-Mexico border as well as her 47th day since her singular visit to the border.  Here are the daily figures for the border calamity as compiled by One America News.  First, here is the cost for just this day: $533,923,443.  Second, here is the cost of caring for the border invaders for the year so far: $242,725,319,325.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal alien invaders for the year so far: 2,507,774.  Fourth and final, here is the conservative estimate for the numbers of illegal aliens lurking within the United States as we speak: 36,507,919. [xvii]  (Note- since this blog’s inception back in July 2009, we estimated the numbers of illegal aliens lurking within the country somewhere around 35-50 million back then whereas now, we believe the numbers are closer to 75-100 million which is not good, folks.  Reports also say that during the month of July there were 212,000 border crossings, something unseen in 21 years.
  79. 2021 Thursday G: Foreign News-Overseas News I– On behalf of the people of Cuba, the U.S. Senate passed a bill before fleeing D.C. for the summer that will provide uncensored internet to the freedom-fighting peoples rebelling against the communist government.  (Note- why not provide them guns, senators?).  In other news from across the world, the Taliban has overrun Kandahar and the Pentagon now predicts the fall of Kabul in a month or less.  Can anyone remind us again as to WHY we remained in that spineless crap-hole of a nation and shed the lives and limbs of our troops as well as trillions of dollars?  Let the Chi-Coms have the place.  Worse, the Biden regime is sending 3,000 U.S. troops BACK into Afghanistan to help evacuate our embassy in Kabul.  This is crazy.
  80. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Always seeking to set the template for the country, California becomes the first state in the Union to require EVERY teacher and staff member at all schools to undergo vaccination for the Chi-Vi or to face weekly, invasive tests for the wily Chi-Com disease.  The Oxford University vaccinations group say that ‘herd immunity is impossible to achieve with the Xi Jinping Bat Flu variants.’  Sounds like yet another excuse to keep the American people locked down.  Good luck with that.  Next, as government continues trying to force the American people to undergo vaccination for the Wuhan Virus Crisis, we learn today that Pfizer’s vaccine is effective 43-percent while Moderna’s is effective 76-percent against the Delta variant.
  81. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Speaking of the vaccines, let us look at the stock prices of the BIG FOUR pharmaceutical companies.  Remember, since the advent of vaccines for the Chi-Vi there are forty new BIG PHARMA billionaires ALL from selling the vaccines to the U.S. government.  First, Pfizer’s stock is low, valued at $47.24 today.  Next, Johnson & Johnson’s stock price is $175.17.  After J & J comes BioNTech at $374.02 and last but not least, the market values Moderna’s stock at $391.42.  We will keep our eyes on BIG PHARMA stocks.  Meanwhile, because of the increase in Chi-Vi cases thanks to the surge of infected illegal aliens along the southern border, Facebook has ordered office workers NOT to return to the office until January 2022.
  82. 2021 Thursday J: Health and Medical Alerts– Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, DS-PA, launches his order today that stipulates ALL city employees and contractors (and visitors) MUST get the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine or wear masks (and suffer treatment like second class citizens).
  83. 2021 Thursday K: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden’s polling ratings continue their ominous, downward slide yet no mainstream media news anchor is discussing his crumbling lack of popularity.  (They want to keep the regime propped up).  Meanwhile, first mentioned yesterday, Joe Biden is begging- begging! – OPEC and Russia to increase production so he can find a way to lower surging gasoline prices in the United States.  All the befuddled old fool must do is to get the hell out of the way and allow American production of fossil fuel energy to soar.
  84. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– The CIA is weighing the establishment of a communist China division in a bid to ‘out-spy’ the Chi-Coms.  We are sorry but this something that the Central Intelligence Agency should have been created back in the 1990s.  We cannot believe this but if true, it shows how pathetic our government is at recognizing true threats around the world.  Like the eye of Sauron, BIG GOVERNMENT is searching for homegrown terrorists.  What a load of festering crap.
  85. 2021 Thursday M: Political News I– As Democrats continue waging war on Mike Lindell’s cyber symposium in Sioux Falls, South Dakota- both cyber and even physical as in the case of Mr. Lindell himself- President Donald J. Trump says that the Democrats ‘MUST NOT be allowed to get away with the murder of Ashli Babbitt.  President Trump also said that the Dems’ $35 trillion budget bill is a ‘communist plot to destroy the United States.’  Elsewhere, Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that the ‘Democrats’ spending will erode Americans’ freedoms and drive-up inflation.’  Meanwhile, Twitter suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s account for- shock of shocks- another week.  Rep. Greene as you all know represents the 14th congressional district in the Peach State. 
  86. 2021 Thursday N: Political News II– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says- get this- that he has ‘serious concerns’ about his fellow Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill.  (Note- we predict that he will vote for it anyway).  In other Democrat-related news, following the resignations or retirements of almost one-thousand Chicago police officers as well as the horrible murder of new mom and officer Ella French, Mayor Lori “Frog-Face” Lightfoot is requesting a sizable increase for the Windy City police officers.  Speaking of Democrats, soon-to-be-governor of the Empire State- Kathy Hochul- is doing everything she can to distance herself from outbound Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov.  Some say she may have had a hand in ALL the nursing home deaths of COVID-19 patients.
  87. 2021 Thursday O: Political News III– The National Republican Congressional Committee raised $7 million in the month of July.  Regarding the GOP, they managed to block the “For the People Act” from coming to a vote before everyone in Washington, D.C., flees the capital for August recess.  When they return, the Democrats will force it through to Joe Biden’s desk.  Speaking of the Democrats, House Blue Dogs begged Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, to hold a standalone vote on the ‘infrastructure bill’ but she said, “No dice.”  Meanwhile, a new poll says that a ‘majority of Democrats prefer socialism to capitalism.’  (Note- that is brainwashing for you.  We must reclaim our schools).    
  88. 2021 Thursday P: Political News IV– President Donald J. Trump endorsed former U.S. Navy Seal Derrick Van Orden to win the seat of retiring Rep. Ron Kind, D-WI 3rd congressional district.  Van Orden ran for the seat back in 2020 and lost it by 3-points.  We expect he will do much better with President Trump’s endorsement in 2022.  President Trump also says that the American people are turning off Fox News.  In other news, mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa, running to replace Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio, DS-NYC, said that CNN ‘must fire Governor Cuomo’s brother Chris.’  Amen.
  89. 2021 Thursday Q: Miscellaneous News I– A Georgia mother claims her kids’ elementary school district segregated them.  Thus, she is taking the fight to the Department of Education’s Civil Rights Division for resolution.  It is that flipping Criminal Race, uh, Critical Race Theory BS yet again.  Speaking of the DOE, Secretary Miguel Cardona backs forced vaccinations for ALL public schools’ staff members- NO exceptions.  Elsewhere, it appears that Jaime Spears, the leech-like father sucking daughter Britney dry, has relinquished his role as conservatorship.
  90. 2021 Thursday R: New York State News– New York State Rep. Colin Schmitt, R-NY 99th Assembly District, says that the ‘Cuomo impeachment probe must continue.’  Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-NY 1st congressional district, questions WHY Governor Cuomo is stick around for two weeks- is he destroying evidence? 
  91. 2021 Thursday S: Texas State News– The Lone Star State’s election security bill passed in the Texas State Senate.  Meanwhile, as various Democrat-controlled locales in the state attempt to stymie the NO MASK MANDATE order signed by Governor Greg Abbott, via the courts, he is taking the fight to the scoundrel Democrats.  Moreover, he is also telling mentally deficient Joe Biden to ‘let Texas produce our oil.’  Next- and this is a good one- the NAACP is urging the Department of Justice to launch a probe into the arrest warrants for the wayward Democrats still hiding out in Washington, D.C.  “Racist,” don’t you know to expect the elected politicians to do their frigging jobs.
  92. 2021 Thursday T: Weather News I– Democrats across the country are huddling in corners, wetting their undergarments because of sizzling summer weather in North America.  Many cities are declaring heat advisories.  Oh, heaven forbid.
  93. 2022 Friday: Yesterday, we witnessed one of the most nauseating spectacles ever: Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland laying out the groundwork for why he launched the raid on Mar-a-Lago.  What an embarrassment this man is to both the legal profession and the country.  I will say now that he will become the second U.S. AG to go to prison, in the footsteps of John N. Mitchell, the nation’s 67th U.S. attorney general.  I suspect there will be MORE members of the fraudulent Biden regime going to the federal slammer than there were members of the Nixon administration, starting at the very top and going down to various denizens of the Deep State.  I suspect the only one not going to the slammer will be poor Kamala, “California’s shame.”  That girl, my friends, is a blooming moron.   Let me know what you think- Chef Fritz Schlependrecht.[xviii]

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This artwork is #0920 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Solo.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys next studio album came out on June 05, 2012: “That’s Why God Made the Radio.”  It’s been quite a while since the last studio album which is why the aging Beach Boys spent a lot of time in making this album with a reconfigured lineup: Brian Wilson (vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Bruce Johnston (vocals), Alan Jardine (vocals), and David Marks (guitars and vocals).  To perform the instruments, a humongous number of supporting musicians- including many of the touring band members- participated in the recording of the album.  Most critics enjoyed it, some even comparing it to “Sunflower” while several sourpuss losers panned it.  Say what you will about a band that’s been around for half-a-century, nothing is ever as it was but this is close enough.  Besides, this album hit No. 3 on the U.S. charts which was their highest placement in, uh, 38 years, so what more can be said?  Seek it out now and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] When we begin promoting the music of the Legends of Country Music such as Merle Haggard, Buck Owens, Conway Twitty, and others, we will also do the music of Tammy Wynette.  Please remain vigilant.

[ii] 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.

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

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

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Outlaws when we begin promoting the music of country artists.  Please remain alert for the day we do as you will enjoy them.

[vi] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

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

[ix] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).

[xviii] Let me say this: regarding the FBI, if an FBI vehicle pulled up alongside me and asked for directions to West Central, I would say, “LAWYER.”  This is what AG Garland, and his politicization of the nation’s premier law enforcement organization earns him.  Won’t talk to any of them, you would be crazy to do so without an attorney present.  Looking for nuclear secrets at Mar-a-Lago, fucking please!  Chef Fritz Schlependrecht.

194. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2022

1943 Tuesday: In the Soviet Union, the Battle of Kursk ends with the Soviet Union the victor, over 6,000 tanks clashed on the field of battle with the Germans losing 2,900 of them. The death toll was more than 1 million men dead on the battlefield.

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194. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2022:

Nathan Bedford Forrest Day (Tennessee)

The Byrds featuring Roger McGuinn, Dire Straits featuring Chris White, World Class Chef Paul Prudhomme, Jeff Beck and Rod Stewart, Twisted Sister featuring Mark “The Animal” Mendoza, and Michael “The Jinx” Spinks:

  1. 574 Wednesday: John III ends his reign as the 61st Roman Catholic Pope.  John served from July 17, 561 until today.  The 62nd Roman Catholic pontiff, Benedict I succeeded him.  
  2. 939 Monday: The reign of the 126th Roman Catholic Pope Leo VII ends on this date.  He first became the leader of all Christendom on January 03, 936, and from then until today, he guided the faithful on its journey to commune with Christ in the Holy Kingdom.
  3. 1099 Thursday: The Crusaders launch their final assault on Muslim strongholds in Jerusalem.  Before long, the banners of Christendom would flutter over the city and the infidels put to the sword.  In modern times, revisionists of history claim the Crusaders were ‘invaders’ of Muslim land but the Muslims were the invaders- savage ones at that- and the Crusaders were merely reclaiming the region for the Kingdom of God.
  4. 1585 Saturday: A group of 108 English colonists, led by Sir Richard Grenville, reaches Roanoke Island, North Carolina.
  5. 1590 Friday: In Rome in the Papal States, future 239th Roman Catholic Pope Clement X is born Emilio Bonaventura Altieri.  He would become pontiff on April 29, 1670 and would lead the Holy Roman Catholic Church from then until July 22, 1676.
  6. 1754 Saturday: At the beginning of the French and Indian War, George Washington surrenders the small, circular Fort Necessity in southwestern Pennsylvania, to the French.
  7. 1787 Friday: The Congress of the Confederation adopted the Northwest Ordinance, which established a government in the Northwest Territory, an area corresponding to the present-day Midwest and Upper-Midwest.
  8. 1793 Saturday: French revolutionary writer Jean-Paul Marat was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday, who was executed four days later.
  9. 1812 Monday: New York City passed the first pawnbroker ordinance in the history of the nation.
  10. 1832 Friday: Henry R. Schoolcraft discovers the source of the Mississippi River.
  11. 1836 Wednesday: John Ruggles received patent #1 from the U.S. Patent Office for a traction wheel used in locomotive steam engines.  The patent office did not provide numbers to the previous 9,957 previous patents.
  12. 1854 Thursday: U.S. forces bomb and burn the town of San Juan del Norte, Nicaragua.
  13. 1863 Monday: Deadly rioting against the Civil War Military Draft erupted in New York City.  However, security forces put the rioting down over the course of three days.  Casualties come to approximately 1,000 plus people.
  14. 1865 Thursday: Horace Greeley advises his readers to “GO west, young man.”
  15. 1875 Tuesday: David Brown patented the first cash-carrier system on this date.
  16. 1908 Monday: The Fourth Modern Olympics Games open in London, England.
  17. 1917 Friday: At Fatima, Portugal, the vision of the Holy Mother Mary appears to children.
  18. 1923 Friday: A sign consisting of 50-foot-tall letters spelling out “HOLLYWOODLAND” was dedicated in the Hollywood Hills to promote a subdivision; however, the last four letters were removed in 1949.
  19. 1939 Thursday: Frank Sinatra made his first commercial recording, “From the Bottom of my Heart” and “Melancholy Mood” with Harry James and his Orchestra for the Brunswick label.
  20. 1940 Saturday: In Opelousas, Louisiana, future ‘Ragin’ Cajun’ Master Chef Paul Prudhomme is born.  This man would have a stellar career, running the famed New Orleans restaurant “K-Paul’s.”  Amazing talent.  Be sure to buy his cookbooks.
  21. 1941 Sunday: Britain and the Soviet Union sign a mutual aid pact that provides the means for Britain to send war material to the Soviet Union in their desperate battle against Nazi Germany and its European allies.
  22. 1942 Monday: At Rovno in the Polish Ukraine, the Nazis murder 5,000 Jews.  Roger McGuinn of the Byrds[i] rock group is born in Chicago, Illinois.  The future player of the 12-string Rickenbacker guitar, he would blaze the trail for others such as Tom Petty to follow.  Any album available by this band is well-worth the price.   
  23. 1943 Tuesday: In the Soviet Union, the Battle of Kursk ends with the Soviet Union the victor, over 6,000 tanks clashed on the field of battle with the Germans losing 2,900 of them.  The death toll was more than 1 million men dead on the battlefield.
  24. 1945 Friday: The first atom bomb explodes in New Mexico.
  25. 1954 Tuesday: In Geneva, the United States, Great Britain, and France reach an accord on Indochina, which divides Vietnam into two countries, North and South, along the 17th parallel.
  26. 1955 Wednesday: Chris White—future saxophonist/flautist/percussionist with the British rock band, Dire Straits[ii] 1985-1995—was born in Bristol, England, on this date.
  27. 1956 Friday: Future heavyweight boxing champion, Michael “The Jinx” Spinks, is born on this date.  Over the course of his professional career, “The Jinx” would compile a record of 32 fights, 31 wins (21 by KO), and one loss- to “Iron Mike” Tyson.  He would hold championships in the WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring magazine heavyweight and light heavyweight titles of the world.  Elsewhere, in West Hempstead, New York, future longtime bassist with the rock band, Twisted Sister- Mark “The Animal” Mendoza- is born on this date.
  28. 1960 Wednesday: John F. Kennedy won the Democratic presidential nomination on the first ballot at his party’s convention in Los Angeles, California.
  29. 1965 Thursday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson nominated Judge Thurgood Marshall to be U.S. solicitor general, which made him the first black jurist appointed to the post.  Two years later, President Johnson nominated him to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  30. 1966 Wednesday: Richard Speck murders eight nurses in Chicago, Illinois.  Somehow, this POS managed to evade the death penalty.  They should have sent him to Old Sparky.
  31. 1972 Thursday: George McGovern received the Democratic presidential nomination at the party’s convention in Miami Beach, Florida.  Elsewhere, Carroll Rosenbloom—owner of the Baltimore Colts—and Robert Irsay—owner of the Los Angeles Rams—swapped teams on this date.
  32. 1973 Friday: Former presidential aide Alexander P. Butterfield, under questioning from Senate Watergate Committee staff members, revealed the existence of President Richard M. Nixon’s secret White House taping system.  Butterfield’s public revelation came three days later.
  33. 1974 Saturday: The Senate Watergate Committee proposed sweeping reforms to prevent another Watergate scandal.  
  34. 1977 Wednesday: A blackout lasting 25 hours hit the New York City area. In the midevening, lightning strikes on electrical equipment caused power to fail; without fail, widespread looting broke out and the authorities were hard-pressed to put an end to it.
  35. 1978 Thursday: Lee Iacocca was fired as president of Ford Motor Company by Chairman Henry Ford II.  Meanwhile, Albania severs diplomatic ties with Communist China.  Meanwhile, the BBC bans “No One is Innocent” by punk rock’s the Sex Pistols. [iii]
  36. 1984 Friday: Guitarist Jeff Beck[iv] quits his tour with Rod Stewart[v] after just seven shows.  Elsewhere, in Arkansas, Terry Wallis—injured in an automobile accident and left comatose—became a miracle man in June 2003 when he awoke from the coma after 19 years of slumber.  
  37. 1985 Saturday: “Live Aid,” an international rock concert in London, Philadelphia, Moscow, and Sydney took place to raise money for Africa’s starving people.
  38. 1990 Saturday: The romantic fantasy “Ghost” starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore hit movie theaters on this date as Paramount Pictures released it.
  39. 1999 Tuesday: Angel Maturino Resendez, suspected of being the “Railroad Killer,” surrendered in El Paso, Texas.  He was executed in 2006.  Meanwhile, Stanley Kubrick’s final film, “Eyes Wide Shut” starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, had its premiere in Los Angeles, California.
  40. 2003 Sunday: With the blessing of U.S. administrators, Iraqis inaugurated a broadly representative governing council.   
  41. 2005 Wednesday: A suicide car bomb exploded next to U.S. troops handing out candy and toys in Iraq, killing more than two-dozen people, including 18 children and teenagers along with an American soldier.  Ah, Islam, the so-called “religion of peace.’  What a load of dog crap.
  42. 2006 Thursday: Israel imposed a naval blockade against Lebanon and blasted the Beirut airport and army air bases; Hezbollah fired dozens of rockets into Israel.
  43. 2009 Sunday: Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic Supreme Court nominee in history, vowed loyalty to “the impartiality of our justice system” at the start of her Senate confirmation hearing.
  44. 2010 Tuesday: The European Union announces that it will make Estonia the 17th member of the EU on January 01, 2011.
  45. 2013 Saturday: Criminal defendant George Zimmerman is found NOT GUILTY by a jury in Sanford, Fla., in the shooting of unarmed black teenager, Trayvon Martin.  His killing unleased a furious debate over racial-profiling, self-defense, and equal justice.  Some of the heightened tensions resulted from false accounts by the fake news media in their attempt to stir up racial animosity in the ‘Age of Obama.’  President Obama had said that “Trayvon Martin could be his son.”  Thank you for your ‘impartiality,’ President Obama.
  46. 2014 Sunday:  The U.S. House Judiciary Committee finds that there are no grounds for impeachment of President Barack Obama, despite calls for such action from political opponents.
  47. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, Greece and its creditors agree to a bailout of up to 86 billion euros in exchange for economic reforms to include changes to the pension system and tax laws; the Greek Parliament must still approve the deal.
  48. 2016 Wednesday:  The Conservative Party’s Members of Parliament, aka MPs, elect Theresa May to be the United Kingdom’s next prime minister. 
  49. 2017 Thursday: To much protest, President Donald J. Trump arrives in Paris for a two-state state visit with French President Emanuel Macron and his matronly wife.  Screw the French.   
  50. 2018 Friday: Following a successful lawsuit by the state of Missouri, Johnson & Johnson agrees to pay a record $4.7 billion settlement regarding cancer in women caused by their Baby Powder, a substance made of talcum powder.  One still sees late night TV commercials urging those who might be or have been affected to get in touch for legal representation.   Meanwhile, the Attorney-General Jeff Sessions’ led U.S. Department of Justice charges 12 Russian nationals and firms with having interfered in the 2016 Presidential Election, especially when it came to releasing Hillary Clinton’s infamous ‘disappeared’ emails.  Not long after being charged, some of the Russians arrived in the U.S. demanding their day in court in which, nothing as of yet has happened.  Finally, in Baluchistan, Pakistan, ISIS claims credit for a suicide bombing targeting an upcoming election event in which 128 people were killed and numerous others wounded.  Islamist scum.
  51. 2019 Saturday: The first Romanian woman to win a Wimbledon Singles Title does so on this date as after 55 minutes, Simona Halep beats Serena Williams by a final score of 6-2, 6-2. 
  52. 2020 Monday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 12,945,505 confirmed cases, +437,656, 571,444 confirmed deaths, +10,984, and 7,001,605 confirmed recoveries, +110,761.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,366,515 confirmed cases, UP by 75,521 new cases, 137,191 confirmed deaths, UP by 570 new deaths, and 988,656 confirmed recoveries, UP by 18,311 new recoveries.   
  53. 2020 Monday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 329,612 confirmed cases, 7,040 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,220 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 890 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 40,656 confirmed cases, 1,438 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  54. 2020 Monday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals- Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,085.80, UP 10.50 points (0.40%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,390.84, DOWN 226.60 points (2.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,155.22, DOWN 29.82 points (0.94%).  Currently, GOLD is at $1,804.80 per troy oz., DOWN 9.30 (-0.51%), SILVER is at $19.50 per troy oz., DOWN -0.283 (-1.43%), PLATINUM $850.00 per troy oz., DOWN -13.00 (-1.51%), and COPPER is at $2.94 # -0.02 (-0.68%).  Light Sweet Crude Oil is 39.56, DOWN -0.54 (-1.35%).
  55. 2020 Monday C: Statistics for shootings in Chicago over the weekend are in: 64 people shot and 11 dead.  Where is Black Lives Matter?  Nowhere because BLM is little more than a left-wing hate group and not a group determined to protect black Americans from violence.
  56. 2021 Tuesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 188,573,699 confirmed cases, +542,999, 4,065,264 confirmed deaths, +9,996 and 172,403,713 confirmed recoveries, +405,317.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,806,386 confirmed cases, UP 44,986 from yesterday’s reporting, 623,419 confirmed deaths, UP 409,[vi] and 29,292,490 confirmed recoveries, UP 22,511.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  57. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 305,059 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 99,019 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  58. 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: 3,845,459 confirmed cases, 63,918 confirmed deaths, and 2,080,496 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,422,010 confirmed cases, 38,211 confirmed deaths, and 2,251,365 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,605 confirmed cases, 521 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 459,574 confirmed cases, 6,072 confirmed deaths, and 228,049 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Navajo Nation: they have 31,107 confirmed cases, 1,361 confirmed deaths, and 29,666 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  59. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 847,525 confirmed cases, 6,439 confirmed deaths, and 836,255 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Tajikistan, 147th country on the list: 13,868 cases of the virus, 104 confirmed deaths and 13,553 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  60. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,888.79, DOWN 107.39 points (-0.31%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,677.65, DOWN 55.59 points (-0.38%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,369.21, DOWN 15.42 points (-0.35%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.06 per barrel, -0.19 (-0.31%).  The price of GOLD is $1,810.10 per troy oz., +0.30 (+0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $26.06 per troy ounce, -0.09 (-0.21%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,107.20 per troy oz, -4.10 (-0.37%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, -0.03 (-0.74%).[x]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,834.38 per troy oz, +7.31 (+0.26%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $19,200.00 per troy oz., +1,350.00 (+7.56%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $655,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,536.50 per troy oz., +62.60 (+2.53%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.02.     In Azerbaijani Manat, one greenback equals 1.69 and in Bahamian Dollar, a buck equals 1.00 and in Bahraini Dinar, one dollar equals 0.38 of theirs. [xiii]        
  61. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.313 per gallon, $3.004 in Florida, $4.052 in Hawaii, and $3.836 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Virgin Islands: $3.031.  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- Brazil: $4.234 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,518,319,930,230 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Belgium, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Cayman Island with $225 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  62. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 112 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and Day. No. 18 since her one and only visit to the El Paso, Texas, sector, the quietest portion of the border.  We hope she is not drawing a check for this farce.
  63. 2021 Tuesday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– As the Cuban people continue fighting for their freedom from the totalitarian regime, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, slams enfeebled Joe Biden and Twitter over their lack of response to the cries for freedom or even worse, covering them up so as to make nice with the communist regime in Havana.  The Senator also said that the Cuban government relies on Chi-Com tech to clamp down on their people.  Next, the DEA announced that one of the Haitian Americans swept up in the dragnet in the aftermath of the assassination of President Jovenel Moise was a confidential informant.  Oh, he isn’t now but he sure as heck was back when.  Wow.
  64. 2021 Tuesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News II– France today fined Google $590 million for failing to pay news outlets for the news they run on their sites.  Whoa.  Go for it.  Elsewhere, in Nasiriyah, Iraq, in a hospital’s COVID-19 ward, a fire broke out killing at least 92 patients and injuring loads of others.
  65. 2021 Tuesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– U.S. Surgeon General of the United States Vivek Murthy says that ‘COVID-19 booster shots are probable.’  Meanwhile, a new poll says that ’63-percent of the American people expect the Chi-Coms to pay reparations to the world for infecting the planet with their deadly, lab-created virus.  Amen.
  66. 2021 Tuesday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– As Keystone State Democrats continue attacking Pennsylvania state Republican Senator Douglas Mastriano, the feisty senator says all he wants is the auditing of elections so the people will be secure with the outcome.  As for Georgia, more complaints about corrupt and fraudulent elections continue to arise no matter how much they try to say there isn’t.
  67. 2021 Tuesday K: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden is sending Dr. Jill to be his representative at the Tokyo Summer Olympics.  (Note- before YOU go, Dr. Jill, how about buying some Genusel and applying it to your flipping arms?  Yikes[xvii]).  In other news, Joe Biden continues taking incoming flak over his inability to come out and stand with the Cuban people.  All hell is breaking loose down there on the island while the ‘president’ continues pulling a Toobin in the White House basement.   Speaking of old Joe, when he visited Philadelphia today, NOT a single person lined the streets and when he gave his ‘speech,’ there were NO shots of the audience and only canned applause.  How embarrassing.  Still, the senile old fool claims we are facing the ‘worst crisis since the Civil War’ with states trying to clean up their voter rolls and enforcing voter laws.  What a load of crap.
  68. 2021 Tuesday L: Political News I– Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, RINO-KY, says, ‘inflation is small potatoes if we spend more.’  Spend more what, Mitch?  Should we spend more money just to spend it or should we exercise fiscal austerity and stop with spending trillions of dollars?  Ignoramus.  Next, GOP senators introduce a bill to extend Title 42 border expulsions for all sick illegal aliens trying to get across the border.   In other news, John Gizzi of Newsmax says that Senator Lisa Murkowski, RINO-AK, ‘will remain in the GOP’ even though her days are numbered.  Kelly Tshibaka, conservative Republican, is going to clean the anti-Trumper’s clock come November 2022.
  69. 2021 Tuesday M: Political News II– Rudy Giuliani says that the ongoing witch hunt against him by the Biden regime shows a ‘shocking intellectual dishonesty’ in how the regime and its fake news media allies are going about it.  What they are doing to Rudy smacks of Third World, banana republic politics.  Meanwhile, former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik says that RNC Chairperson Ronna Romney McDaniel is a ‘liar, that the RNC did not help President Donald J. Trump during the 2020 Election’s aftermath nor are they helping him now.’  Amen.  McDaniel claims that the arguments made by Trump’s lawyers are based upon false information in a book we think by Michael Wolff.  No, Ronna, the more the American people pay attention to YOU, the more we realize you are a SHYSTER.  Resign.
  70. 2021 Tuesday M: Political News III– In other political news, we have heard how one of the Capitol Hill rioters of January 06, 2021, had a ‘Lego replica of the U.S. Capitol in his home and that he used it as a model to storm the Capitol Building on that ill-fated but overblown day.  Well, now we learn from our esteemed and wholly honorable Federal Bureau of Investigation that the Lego model was not fully constructed.  Wow.  In other political news, a Senate panel has given its okay for Supreme Court sessions to be televised.  Elsewhere, Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that the ‘Cuban government cannot fire on its own people.’  Yet they can and will do it.  Finally, Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer, DS-NY, says that the Democrats ‘have a plan with which to pay for $6 trillion in new spending.’  Sure, uh-huh, Chuck; it’s called borrowing the cash from the Chi-Coms which is why the Chi-Coms via straw purchasers are buying up housing tracts, apartment buildings, entire neighborhoods, and commercial real estate.  The SOBs are going to become Americans’ landlords and mortgage holders.  What a disaster.
  71. 2021 Tuesday O: Business News– Thanks to Major League Baseball playing WOKE politics, Georgia businesses are feeling an incredible pecuniary loss what with the All-Star Game occurring in lily-white Denver, Colorado, this week.   Next, the Trump Organization has removed CFO Allen Weisselberg from his duties while the ongoing witch hunt against him continues.
  72. 2021 Tuesday P:  Joe Biden Regime News I– Andrew Saul, Social Security commissioner under President Donald J. Trump who was fired by Joe Biden when asked to resign and would not now is denied access to the agency’s computers.  Next, the Biden regime is nominating ousted RINO Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona to become the next U.S. ambassador to Turkey.  Wow.  In other much more embarrassing news for the administration, White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki said today what everyone knows and that is that the groper-in-chief Joe Biden does not write his speeches, press releases, or anything else, that someone in the administration does.  Folks, it requires two weeks of prepping and heavy-duty psych meds for the ‘46th president’ to be able to come across as semi-coherent as he did today in Pennsylvania.
  73. 2021 Tuesday Q: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Steve Cortes said on Newsmax to get ready- even in liberal states- for the upcoming clashes between America’s parents and local school boards that have gone WOKE and are pushing Criminal Race Theory, uh, Critical Race Theory.  Speaking of Criminal Race Theory, Oklahoma’s Board of Education has banned the teaching of this Marxist claptrap.  Excellent.
  74. : Whacked-Out News of the Day– Senator Bernie Sanders, CPUSA-VT, spoke up ‘in support of the Cuban people’ (yeah, right) saying that they have the right to protest peacefully.  Wow.
  75. 2021 Tuesday S: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump has warned Republicans NOT to raise taxes.  Elsewhere, President Trump told a judge today that Wisconsin impugned him over his accusations of rampant voter fraud in the Badger State.
  76. 2021 Tuesday T: California State News– Conservative talk radio host Larry Elder has entered the race to replace Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom in the September recall election.   Meanwhile, due to all the incoming flak from Golden State parents, California is reconsidering its WOKE mathematics push in which math can be whatever the student wants it to be- especially if he, she, or it is a minority- instead of what it is and what it has always been- mathematics.  (Note- we remember when schools were pushing Ebonics, what the hell is this constant push to infantilize black Americans?  It’s as if they want blacks to always have to depend on whitey to help them move forward in life.  Black Americans, become Republicans, we appreciate you- Chef Brian Carrick).
  77. 2021 Tuesday U: Texas State News– Governor Greg Abbott (R) says that the 57 Texas House Democrats who fled the state for Washington, D.C., will be arrested upon their return to Texas.  Texas Republicans have passed a bill that will allow Texas law enforcement to go to other states to arrest the scum who are filibustering new voter integrity laws.
  78. 2021 Tuesday V: U.S. Military News– U.S. Rear Admiral Mark Montgomery, (Ret), co-author of a report says that the U.S. Navy is beleaguered by WOKENESS and that many junior officers fear the Navy will survive a clash with the Chi-Coms.  Junior officers believe that the emphasis on WOKENESS and diversity officers is more important than is preparedness to go to war with the nation’s enemies.  Apparently, administrative training takes precedence over everything else which is WRONG.  When a ship is on deployment, it must focus on warfighting and not on who’s a WHITE SUPREMACIST.  Amen.
  79. 2021 Tuesday W: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1676 has a $102 million jackpot on the line.  Here are the numbers: 03, 10, 17, 26, 55, and Mega 24.  Out of 58,641 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were 39 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $462 apiece.
  80. 2022 Wednesday: After watching the Dr. Jill clown show the past couple of days, if there is one thing I know, having a Ph.D. after one’s name means nothing.  Hispanics are as unique as breakfast tacos?  Really?  As a Democrat, I am embarrassed at both this ignorant woman and her bumbling, senile husband.  Perhaps it’s true what my colleagues say?  That Joe is in the pocket of the Chi-Coms?  Holy, Moly.

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The next album from the Beach Boys- “Endless Harmony Soundtrack”- came out on August 11, 1998, and is a tie-in to a documentary film on the band as well as a presentation of previously unheard/unreleased music from the Beach Boys.  This set mostly is one compiled and produced by Mike Love and Bruce Johnston as following the death of Carl Wilson, both Brian Wilson and Alan Jardine abandoned the joint group efforts of the past.  This split among members would last until 2012 when the original members remaining would reunite for a celebratory tour.  We hope you will seek this one out for all the unique recordings, alternate takes, and selected archival cuts.  It’s a good one and worth investigation by YOU, the veteran fan.  Check it out and enjoy.

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[i] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Sadly, we were shortsighted at the time that we did not present the various members’ solo projects but one day, we hope to rectify that error.

[ii] We hope to promote the music of Dire Straits within the next decade.

[iii] Not sure when or if we will ever do the Sex Pistols’ music but who knows?  If we are still here in 30-40 years, we very well could.  Stay tuned for future developments.

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

[v] We promoted the music of this venerable British guitarist 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.

[vi] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

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

[ix] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] Speaking of Dr. Jill, the faux first lady appeared on Sesame Street which seems to be going way down the WOKE path.  How flipping sad.  What the hell is happening to our country?  Time to open the door and push these usurpers out of the White House and out of the government.  (Just kidding, NSA, just kidding.  We all believe that Joe Biden is the REAL President…nod-nod, wink-wink)

181. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2022

1941 Monday: During the Nazi drive into the Soviet Union, a pro-Nazi group declares the independence of the Ukraine. As Axis troops entered various towns and cities, they were astounded to see cheering citizens throwing flowers upon them. They were finally free from the hell imposed on them by Soviet thug Josef Stalin. Had the Germans played this differently, the world might be a completely different place.

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181. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2022:

Presidents Warren G. Harding and William Howard Taft; Vice President William A. Wheeler; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Clinton Anderson; U.S. Attorney General Philander C. Knox; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Robert Gates and Donald Rumsfeld; U.S. Secretary of State Louis McLane; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase; U.S. Secretary of War William Howard Taft; Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, Dire Straits featuring Hal Lindes, Little River Band featuring Glenn Shorrock, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band featuring Steve Waller, and the Supremes featuring Florence Ballard and Betty McGlown:

  1. 296 Tuesday: St. Marcellinus begins his reign as the 29th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pontiff until April 26, 304.   
  2. 1294 Wednesday: The city of Berne, Switzerland, expels its Jewish population.
  3. 1409 Friday: The 205.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Alexander V assumed his pontifical role on this date.  Elected in opposition to Pope Gregory XII, he would guide all Christendom from today until May 03, 1410.
  4. 1520 Wednesday: Spanish Conquistadors under the command of Hernando Cortez take Aztec gold from their temples in Mexico City as they attempt to flee from the increasingly hostile Aztec people.  Known as “La Noche Triste,” aka “The Sad Night,” numerous conquistadors lose their lives as they attempt to cross various bodies of water in the city loaded down with Aztec treasure.  During the battle, Montezuma II, ruler of the Aztecs, is murdered by the Spaniards. 
  5. 1815 Friday: U.S. Naval hero Stephen Decatur puts an end to attacks by Algerian pirates in the Mediterranean Sea.
  6. 1819 Wednesday: The future 19th vice president of the United States, 1877-1881, Republican William A. Wheeler—is born on this date.
  7. 1834 Monday: The 12th U.S. Secretary of State Louis McLane left office on this date.  A member of various political parties before settling on the Democratic Party, he served under President Andrew Jackson from May 29, 1833, until today.
  8. 1841 Wednesday: The Erie Railroad rolled out its first passenger train.
  9. 1859 Thursday: French acrobat Charles Blondin walked back and forth on a tightrope above the gorge of Niagara Falls as thousands of spectators watched.
  10. 1864 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln grants Yosemite Valley to California for siding with the Union during the Civil War.  Meanwhile, the 25th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase left office on this date.  First a Whig, then a member of the Liberty Party, then of the Free Soil Party, then a  Republican and finally a Democrat, Chase served under President Abraham Lincoln from March 07, 1861, until today.
  11. 1865 Friday: Eight reported co-conspirators in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, including Mary Surratt and Dr. Samuel Mudd, underwent conviction in a military commission of conspiring with John Wilkes Booth.  Four defendants, including Surratt, went to the gallows while Dr. Mudd received life in prison.  However, President Andrew Johnson pardoned him in 1869.
  12. 1876 Friday: Serbia declares war on the Ottoman Empire with the goal of throwing off the Muslim yoke.  Kill ‘em all, boys, kill ‘em all.  
  13. 1882 Friday: In Washington DC, convicted assassin of President James A. Garfield, Charles J. Guiteau meets the hangman.
  14. 1886 Wednesday: Arturo Toscanini, a 19-year-old cellist, made his legendary conducting debut as he stepped in a as a last-minute substitute to lead the orchestra of an Italian touring company’s performance of the Verdi opera, “Aida” in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  15. 1904 Thursday: The 44th U.S. Attorney General Philander C. Knox left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt from 04-05-1901 to 06-30-1904, then became 40th U.S. Secretary of State and then a senator from Pennsylvania.
  16. 1906 Saturday: John Hope becomes the first black president of Morehouse College.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Congress passes the Meat Inspection and Pure Food and Drug Acts.
  17. 1908 Tuesday: The Tunguska Event took place in Russia as an asteroid (or UFO, according to some theorists) exploded above Siberia, leaving 800 square miles of scorched or blown-down trees.  Meanwhile, the 42nd U.S. Secretary of War William Howard Taft left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from February 01,1904 until today.
  18. 1910 Thursday: Czarist Russia absorbs neighboring Finland.
  19. 1912 Sunday: Canada’s deadliest tornado on record occurred as a cyclone stuck Regina, the provincial capital of Saskatchewan, killing 28 people.
  20. 1913 Monday: The opening salvos of the Second Balkan War erupt.
  21. 1918 Sunday: Labor activist and socialist Eugene V. Debs underwent arrest in Cleveland, charged under the Espionage Act of 1917 for a speech the communist made two weeks earlier in which, he denounced U.S. involvement in World War I.  A court sentenced him to prison and he was disenfranchised for LIFE.  This is what should happen to ALL American communists, imprisonment, and loss of voting rights.
  22. 1921 Thursday: President Warren G. Harding nominated former President William Howard Taft to be chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, succeeding the late Edward Douglas White.
  23. 1922 Friday: Irish rebels in London assassinate Sir Henry Wilson, the British deputy for Northern Ireland.
  24. 1934 Saturday: Adolf Hitler carried out his “blood purge” of political and military rivals in Germany in what came to be known as the “Night of the Long Knives.”  Meanwhile, in the NFL, the Portsmouth Spartans become the Detroit Lions.
  25. 1936 Tuesday: Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia appeals to the League of Nations to stop the Fascist Italian invasion of his nation.  Elsewhere, Margaret Mitchell’s book, “Gone with the Wind” underwent first publication.
  26. 1940 Sunday: With the collapse of France complete and the British evacuated from Dunkirk, Nazi Germany begins occupying the ONLY portions of Great Britain that it would through the entire war: the Channel Islands of Guernsey and Jersey.
  27. 1941 Monday: During the Nazi drive into the Soviet Union, a pro-Nazi group declares the independence of the Ukraine. As Axis troops entered various towns and cities, they were astounded to see cheering citizens throwing flowers upon them.  They were finally free from the hell imposed on them by Soviet thug Josef Stalin.  Had the Germans played this differently, the world might be a completely different place.   Speaking of Stalin, he finally snaps out of his malaise and meets with his fellow communist bigwigs to figure out what the hell they are going to do.  Meanwhile, the Allies total 61 U-Boats sunk for the month of June, resulting in a loss of 310,000 tons.  
  28. 1941 Monday A: Elsewhere, the 11th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes left the court on this date.  The overall 62nd U.S. Supreme Court justice, Hughes was nominated by President Herbert Hoover to fill the seat of Chief Justice William Howard Taft.  Hughes served from February 23, 1930, until today.  Interestingly enough, his first stint on the high court as an associate justice went from October 10, 1910, until June 10, 1916.  The president who nominated him was President William Howard Taft who later became chief justice- the only former president to do so.
  29. 1941 Monday B: In Detroit, Michigan, future member of the Supremes- Betty McGlown- is born.   She would perform with the group between 1959-1960.
  30. 1942 Tuesday: On the Eastern Front, the Soviet high command finally arrives at the conclusion that it must begin evacuating the Crimean fortress city of Sebastopol as its fall to German and Romanian forces appears imminent.  The Soviet Black Sea Fleet is tasked with evacuating the Red Army troops clinging to the city but are under constant Luftwaffe and land-based artillery attack.
  31. 1943 Wednesday: On the Eastern Front, fighting in small-scale engagements continues up and down the front.  The pivotal battle of Kursk is scheduled to begin soon as both sides are building up massive numbers of forces to slog it out in the greatest tank battle in recorded history.  The Germans are pouring in the crème de la crème of what it has left in the reserve pool while the Russians continue bringing in more and more troops the Nazis never thought they had.   We shall see what we shall see.
  32. 1943 Wednesday A: In Detroit, Michigan, future member of the Supremes- Florence Ballard- is born.  She would perform with the legendary Motown group from 1959-1970 and again from 1975-1976.  
  33. 1944 Friday: Future longtime vocalist for the Australian rock band, the Little River Band[i]– Glenn Shorrock- is born in Chatham, Kent, Great Britain on this date.   Meanwhile, on the Western Front, the Allies are preparing to break out and leap across France as their power now is almost unstoppable.  The Luftwaffe does not own the air and without airpower on one’s side, the war is already lost.  The Nazis just don’t know it yet.
  34. 1945 Saturday: Mopping up operations continue on Okinawa.  The Japanese and the Allies have lost massive numbers of troops.  From here, American warplanes will be able to bomb Japan around the clock setting in motion- if it happens- the largest amphibious invasion in the history of the world.   Meanwhile, the 13th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Clinton Anderson assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Anderson served under President Harry S. Truman from today until May 10, 1948.
  35. 1949 Thursday: “The Missouri Waltz” became the official state song of Missouri on this date.
  36. 1950 Friday: President Harry S. Truman ordered U.S. troops into Korea and authorized the draft.
  37. 1951 Saturday: In Herne Hill, South London, England, future guitarist with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band from 1979 to 1983- Steve Waller- is born.   
  38. 1953 Tuesday: The first Chevrolet Corvette, with its innovative fiberglass body, was built at a General Motors assembly facility in Flint, Michigan.  Elsewhere, Hal Lindes who would be a guitarist with Dire Straits[ii] 1980-85—the British band—was born in California on this date.
  39. 1957 Sunday: The American occupation headquarters in Japan dissolved.
  40. 1958 Monday: The U.S. Senate passed the Alaska statehood bill by a vote of 64-20.
  41. 1960 Thursday: The former Belgium Congo declares itself independent and renames itself “Zaire.”
  42. 1962 Saturday: After the Algerian War, the French Foreign Legion leaves for better environs.  Elsewhere, Major League Baseball pitcher Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitched his first no-hitter in a game with the New York Mets on this date.
  43. 1963 Sunday: Pope Paul VI was crowned the 262nd head of the Roman Catholic Church.
  44. 1965 Wednesday: The NFL grants Atlanta a franchise, the Atlanta Falcons.
  45. 1966 Thursday: Future heavyweight boxing champion, Mike Tyson, was born in New York City on this date in history.  Elsewhere, the nation’s largest feminist organization—the National Organization for Women aka NOW (or as Rush Limbaugh calls them: NAGS—National Organization of Gals) undergoes founding.
  46. 1971 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that the federal government could NOT prevent the Washington Post (WAPO) or the New York Times from publishing the purloined Pentagon Papers.  Meanwhile, the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which lowered the age for voting to 18, underwent ratification on this date[iii]
  47. 1972 Friday: For the first time, a leap second was added to Coordinated Universal Time to account for the slowing rotation of the Earth.
  48. 1977 Thursday: President Jimmy Carter announced he had decided against production of the Rockwell B-1 bomber, saying it was ‘too costly.’[iv] However, President Ronald Reagan—who ousted Carter in the 1980 Presidential Election—revived it when he came to power.
  49. 1982 Wednesday: The proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution expired, having failed to receive the required number of ratifications for its adoption, despite having its seven-year deadline extended by three years.
  50. 1985 Sunday: Thirty-nine American hostages from a hijacked TWA Jetliner were freed in Beirut, Lebanon, after being held 17 days thanks to the Syrian dictator Hafez al-Assad.
  51. 1990 Saturday: East and West Germany merge their economies.
  52. 1993 Wednesday: Actor George “Spanky” McFarland of “Our Gang” and “Little Rascals” fame died in Grapevine, Texas, at age 64.
  53. 1997 Monday: The United Kingdom transfers sovereignty over Hong Kong to the People’s Republic of (Communist) China, ending 156 years of British rule.
  54. 2003 Monday: Israeli and Palestinian commanders shook hands as bulldozers dismantled checkpoints and Palestinian traffic flowed freely into the Gaza Strip. 
  55. 2005 Thursday: Spain becomes the third country to permit same-sex marriage.
  56. 2006 Friday: The 73.1st Acting U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Robert M. Kimmitt assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from today until July 10, 2006.  At that point, the 74th U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson assumed the office.
  57. 2008 Monday: President George W. Bush signed legislation to pay for war operations in Iraq and Afghanistan for the rest of his presidency and beyond, hailing the $162 billion plan as a rare product of bipartisan cooperation.
  58. 2011 Thursday: Investigations by the ECDC and the European Food Safety Authority implicate fenugreek seeds imported from Egypt in the deadly E. coli outbreaks.  Meanwhile, the 22nd U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert “Bob” Gates- a Republican- left office on this date.  He served under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Hussein Obama from December 18, 2006, until today.
  59. 2013 Sunday: Nineteen elite firefighters known as members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots lost their lives battling a wildfire northwest of Phoenix after a shift in wind direction pushed the flames back towards their position.
  60. 2014 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court agrees with a lower court ruling that Google’s Street View data collection violated anti-wiretapping laws by capturing personal data from Wi-Fi networks.  Next, a sharply divided Supreme Court ruled that some companies could avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Hussein Obama’s health care overhaul- Obamacare- the first time the high court declared that businesses could hold religious views under federal law. 
  61. 2015 Tuesday: Following a request for a bailout extension plan to the International Monetary Fund, Greece skips out on a $1.8 billion payment.  At first, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had rejected making any sort of reforms in exchange for the financial help but then seemed willing to negotiate a plan to avoid the country collapsing altogether.  In the U.S., Misty Copeland becomes the first African American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theater.
  62. 2016 Thursday: In Great Britain, elections loom on the horizon and Theresa May and Michael Gove announces their bids to lead the Conservative Party while Boris Johnson rules himself out.
  63. 2017 Friday: Germany joins the other decadent nations of the world legalizing homosexual marriage via a snap vote.   Adolf would have been so proud.
  64. 2018 Saturday: In the socialist paradise of Nicaragua, mourners lamenting the loss of their children during a recent crackdown by the Sandinista government participate in the March of Flowers.  Things go from bad to worse with government-sanctioned violence breaking out leading to at least one death and at least eight others seriously injured.  
  65.  2019 Sunday: On this date, President Donald J. Trump met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un along the DMZ separating the two Koreas from one another.  President Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to walk across the dividing line onto North Korean soil and then the two crossed into South Korea where they held an impromptu meeting for nearly three hours.  Jealous Democrats and fake news promoters called the whole thing a ‘photo op’ when it might truly lead to peace and destroy Democratic Party 2020 hopes.   Meanwhile, in Khartoum, the capital of the Sudan, protests against continued military rule leads to violence what with seven killed and 181 injured.
  66. 2020 Tuesday: The Beijing Bat Flu continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 10,363,165 confirmed cases, an increase of 168,367 cases, 507,188 confirmed deaths, an increase of 4,241 deaths, and 5,284,524 confirmed recoveries, an increase of 115,103.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 2,668,647 confirmed cases- +138,383, 128,581 confirmed deaths, +574, and 821,931 confirmed recoveries, +12,650. 
  67. 2020 Tuesday A: In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 222,917 confirmed cases, 5,980 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 900 confirmed cases, 18 confirmed deaths, and 722 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 32,253 confirmed cases, 1,320 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  It is interesting to note that the United States is NOW the main country with the Kung Flu, which we believe is by design.  The communist Chinese via colluding with the Democratic Party have made sure we have the most numbers.  George Floyd died for nothing.  NOTHING.  The protests and now the violent mobs spreading COVID-19 far and wide are doing this by design, all to thwart President Donald J. Trump.
  68. 2020 Tuesday B: Here are today’s stock market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,812.88, UP 217.08 points 0.85%), NASDAQ: 10,058.76, UP 184.61 points (1.87%), and the S&P 500: 3,100.29, UP 47.05 points (1.54%).
  69. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 182,977,255 confirmed cases, +460,483, 3,962,824 confirmed deaths, +10,644 and 167,555,589 confirmed recoveries, +436,433.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,540,845 confirmed cases, UP 16,962 from yesterday’s reporting, 620,249 confirmed deaths, UP 360,[v] and 29,026,688 confirmed recoveries, UP 22,323.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  70. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 302,343 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 157,306 deaths  
  71. 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: 3,816,804 (DOWN) confirmed cases, 63,641 confirmed deaths, and 2,073,830 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,372,532 confirmed cases, 37,836 confirmed deaths, and 2,201,120 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,758 confirmed cases, 517 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 453,924 confirmed cases, 5,978 confirmed deaths, and 226,206 confirmed recoveries (DOWN).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Maine: they have 69,033 confirmed cases, 858 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [vii]    
  72. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 841,777 (DOWN) confirmed cases, 6,429 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 833,466 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Guyana, 133rd country on the list: 20,055 cases of the virus, 469 confirmed deaths and 18,040 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  73. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,502.51, UP 210.22 points (+0.61%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,503.95, DOWN 24.38 points (-0.17%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,297.50, UP 5.70 points (+0.13%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.71 per barrel, +0.24 (+0.33%).  The price of GOLD is $1,775.40 per troy oz., +3.80 (+0.21%) while the price of SILVER is $26.29 per troy ounce, +0.12 (+0.46%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,071.40 per troy oz, -1.50 (-0.14%) while the price of COPPER is $4.27 per pound, -0.02 (-0.44%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,764.49 per troy oz, -15.15 (-0.44%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $20,100.00 per troy oz., +250.00 (+1.26%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $582,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.43%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.94.     In Sierra Leonean Leone, one greenback equals 10,165.00 and in Singapore Dollar, a buck equals 1.35 and in Solomon Islands Dollar, one dollar equals 267,539.39 of theirs. [xii]        
  74. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.282 per gallon, $3.002 in Florida, $4.013 in Hawaii, and $3.747 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Oregon: $3.600.  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- Nepal: $4.048 per U.S. Gallon. [xiv] . Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,468,462,511,078 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS [xv].  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after United Arab Emirates, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Mexico with $49 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xvi] 
  75. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 99 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in command of the southern border and Day No. 5 since her first and only visit to view the destructiveness caused by the policies of Barack Hussein Obama (who is the voice in slobbering Joe Biden’s earpiece).  Speaking of the border, President Donald J. Trump and Texas Governor Greg Abbott are touring the border today, appearing in the epicenter of the invasion instead of doing photo ops in quiet sectors like “Kooky Kamala.”   While in Texas, President Trump says that secure borders and fair elections are the keys to a prosperous and safe United States.’  He also said that not only has Joe Biden ‘sabotaged’ the border wall and that his border policies are ‘absolutely depraved.’  Former Acting Customs and Border Patrol Commissioner Mark Morgan says that ‘President Trump’s visit to the southern border is one of actual substance.’
  76. 2021 Wednesday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping celebrated ‘communist China’s irreversible rise on the world stage’ at the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Chi-Com Party.  Woo-oo.  Big dictator and all.  In other thug news, the government of the Central African Republic is expressing its displeasure with human rights watchers who claim the Russian military advisers in the country are committing human rights abuses on the populace as they do battle with crazed rebels.  The Russians would never misbehave now, would they?  Speaking of both the Russians and the Chi-Coms, Japanese government official Yasuhide Nakayama is warning his American counterparts to beware of a possible joint-Russian-Chi-Com attack on Hawaii as they also attack Taiwan.  We are witnessing a buildup of power by the world’s totalitarian regimes while our ‘president’ plays pocket pool in the basement of the White House.  Not good.
  77. 2021 Wednesday H: Political News I– Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, says that Congresswoman Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar is little more than a ‘voice for Hamas.’  The screeching harpy has been calling the United States a ‘terrorist nation.’  (Note- strip this stick-like skank of her citizenship along with whatever family members residing in the U.S. and deport them back to Somalia or Eritrea or wherever the f**k they came).   Elsewhere, as “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis’ star continues to rise, CBS and the Washington Post are trying to launch weak attacks on the popular politician to try to tarnish him.
  78. 2021 Wednesday I: Political News II– Moving on, reports from within the office of ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris continue the tarnish the already tarnished reputation of the woman who is supposedly the ‘vice president.’  She apparently cannot lead her way out of a paper bag and various staff members are throwing their hands up in the air claiming, “IT’S TOO CHAOTIC!”  We all know Joe is not going to last forever unless, of course, as a hologram so one would think the Dems would be scrambling for a qualified number two.  Members working for Joe Biden say that ‘it begins at the top.’  We are beginning a countdown as to how long this goober is going to last.  (We suspect she will be out by November).
  79. 2021 Wednesday J: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I–  Bill Cosby is walking free today after a Pennsylvania judge threw out his conviction.   Meanwhile, actor Allison Mack got three years in prison and a hefty fine for her role in supplying sex slaves to NXIVM cult leader Keith Raniere.  She originally faced 7-to-14 years in the slammer but was able to settle on three years.  Elsewhere, the FBI is moving to offense to counter moves made by cyberhackers.
  80. 2021 Wednesday K: Weather News I– The Pacific Northwest- unaccustomed to temperatures outside the high 80s on occasion are claiming they have lost at least 100 people due to the recent heat wave.  It does at times get flipping hot there and any temps in the mid-to-high 90s are seen as intolerable.  Still, it allows them to claim that global warming is destroying the planet.  (We expect it’s also going to be a FRIGID winter).
  81. 2021 Wednesday L: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Former 13th and 21st U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, a big proponent of regime-change wars, died in Taos, N.M., today at age 88 from multiple myeloma.  He was both the youngest and the oldest person to serve in this position.  Many now suspect that he and then-Vice President Dick Cheney were instrumental in pushing President George W. Bush into invading Iraq on the cheap with NO PLAN for what was to come after the toppling of Saddam Hussein.  It was this ‘invasion-on-the-cheap’ and lack of a plan that led to countless deaths of American troops and Iraqi civilians as the insurgency broke out.  We don’t doubt Secretary Rumsfeld’s patriotism; however, we think he and Cheney did it as a means of self-enrichment through the military-industrial-political complex.
  82. 2021 Wednesday M: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Former 13th and 21st U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, a big proponent of regime-change wars, died in Taos, N.M., today at age 88 from multiple myeloma.  He was both the youngest and the oldest person to serve in this position.  Many now suspect that he and then-Vice President Dick Cheney were instrumental in pushing President George W. Bush into invading Iraq on the cheap with NO PLAN for what was to come after the toppling of Saddam Hussein.  It was this ‘invasion-on-the-cheap’ and lack of a plan that led to countless deaths of American troops and Iraqi civilians as the insurgency broke out.  We don’t doubt Secretary Rumsfeld’s patriotism; however, we think he and Cheney did it as a means of self-enrichment through the military-industrial-political complex.
  83. 2021 Wednesday N: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump calls for the pathetic loser General Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who is the American version of German officers Generaloberst Alfred Jodl and Field Marshall Wilhelm Keitel, to resign.  (Note- in our view, nothing is worse than a political general and General Milley is a prime example, one as corrupt and as criminal as were Jodl and Keitel who met their end on the gallows following World War II).  In other Trump-related news, new statistics show that he was way up in 2020 when it comes to non-college-educated Hispanics.
  84. 2021 Wednesday O: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3573 with a $60 million pot on the line: 12, 13, 16, 18, 25, and Mega 25.  Out of 130,291, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but NO MEGA for a prize of $47,865.  The winning ticket was sold at the Fast and Easy Mart in Benicia, CA 94510.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #859: 24, 29, 50, 65, 66, and Mega 14.  Out of 49,322 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $13,712 apiece.
  85. 2021 Wednesday:  Friends, please stick around but note, we may be toning things down a bit what with increased pressure from the outside.  Joe Biden is GREAT, communist China WONDERFUL, illegal aliens DELIGHTFUL.  Nancy Pelosi is a GENIUS, AOC a MENSA graduate, and BIG GOVERNMENT preferable to freedom and liberty.  Yes, we are using Newspeak Dictionary 2021. 

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The next album coming out of the Capitol Records archives is “The Beach Boys…Summer Dreams” by the world’s greatest surf-rock, hotrod, motorbike, and fun in the sun band, a record that hit record store shelves on July 01, 1990.  You have 18 wonderful cuts beginning with (1) “I Get Around” (2) “Surfin’ USA” (3) “Fun, Fun, Fun” (4) “Little Deuce Coupe” (5) “Surfin’ Safari” (6) “Help Me, Rhonda” (7) “California Girls” (8) “Don’t Worry Baby” (9) “When I Grow Up to be a Man” (10) “Dance, Dance, Dance” (11) “The Little Girl I Once Knew.”  Next, we have (12) “Barbara Ann” (13) “Good Vibrations,” (14) “Sloop John B.” (15) “You’re So Good to Me” (16) “God Only Knows” (17) “Then I Kissed Her” (18) “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (19) “Heroes and Villains” and (20) “Wild Honey.”  The final tunes begin with (21) “Do It Again” (22) “Friends” (23) “Darlin’” (24) “Bluebirds over the Mountain” (25) “I Can Hear Music” (26) “Break Away” (27) “Cotton Fields” and (28) “California Dreamin’.”  If you love this band as much as we love it, you will love this album so folks, we hope you seek it out at your favorite haunt for nothing but the best in music- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We are not sure when we will begin offering albums by the Little River Band as that could be another 5-10 years from now but one day, we most surely will because they are one of the world’s greatest bands.  Seeing them live in the 1970s was mind-altering because it was so damned amazing.

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

[iii] Democrats in 2020 now want to lower the voting age to 16-year-olds as well as to felons, illegal aliens, and others who should not be able to vote.  If anything, voting age should be raised to 35 because most Americans do not begin undergoing the maturation process as they did 50 or more years ago.  What we are saying is that young people are little more than a bunch of sissies who should never be able to vote.  Let us restore it as the Constitution presented it that people of property should be the only ones able to vote.  You must have a stake in the country to do what’s right for her.

[iv] It’s no wonder as to WHY Jimmy Carter served but one term as president.  The guy was a whoosie.

[v] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

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

[viii] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] Please see the following link: Holders of US Debt – US Debt Forum.

175. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2022

1941 Tuesday: During the German advance into the Soviet Union, they overrun Vilna, Brest-Litovsk, and Kaunas. The first city, interestingly enough, was captured by Napoleon on the same day during his invasion of Russia back in 1812. The panzers were rolling so quickly that many Red Army troops were taken by surprise, overrun, and either killed or captured.

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175. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2022:

President Grover Cleveland; Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell; U.S. Attorneys-General Charles Lee and William B. Saxbe; Acting U.S. Attorney General Paul Clement; U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper; U.S. Interior Secretary Douglas McKay; U.S. Secretaries of State Abel P. Upshur and Robert Lansing; “Like a Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan, Dire Straits featuring John Illsley, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Mike de Albuquerque, Fleetwood Mac featuring Mick Fleetwood, Family featuring Charlie Whitney, Hawkwind featuring Niall Hone, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Deborah “Jo-Jo” Billingsley, the Moody Blues featuring Patrick Moraz, Traffic featuring Chris Wood, the Yardbirds featuring Jeff Beck, and the Zombies featuring Colin Blunstone:

  1. 451 Saturday: The 10th recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet occurs.
  2. 1314 Sunday: The forces of Scotland’s King Robert I defeated the English in the Battle of Bannockburn.
  3. 1340 Friday: During the 100 Years War, a British naval fleet destroys the French fleet at harbor in Sluys.  Seldom did the French win sea battles against the Brits and this one was no different than countless ones before.
  4. 1374 Friday: A sudden outbreak of St. John’s Dance causes people in the streets of Aachen, Germany, to experience hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion.
  5. 1396 Friday: Crusaders under the Earl of Nevers arrive at Vienna, Austria, on the way to the Holy Land.
  6. 1397 Saturday: Sultan Bajezid I- the fourth Ottoman Turkish Sultan and defender of the faithful- ransoms the Crusaders captured in battle for large bounties.  Much better than having one’s head decapitated.  
  7. 1497 Thursday: John Cabot claims eastern Canada for England, believing that he had arrived in Asia.
  8. 1509 Thursday: Henry VIII was crowned as king of England; his wife, Catherine of Aragon, was crowned queen consort.
  9. 1540 Monday: Henry the VIII divorces his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves.
  10. 1648 Wednesday: In the Ukraine, Cossacks slaughter 2,000 Jews and 600 Polish Catholics.
  11. 1664 Tuesday: British colonists founded and named New Jersey, naming it after the Isle of Jersey.
  12. 1717 Thursday: A group founded the Freemasons in London, England.
  13. 1793 Monday: The people of France adopted the first republican constitution the nation ever had on this date.
  14. 1795 Wednesday: The United States and Great Britain sign Jay’s Treaty, which deals with extradition.
  15. 1807 Tuesday: A grand jury in Richmond, Virginia, indicted former Vice President Aaron Burr on charges of treason and high misdemeanor; however, the jury later acquitted him.
  16. 1811 Sunday: Future 33rd Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell, is born in Washington, Georgia, on this date.  A Democrat, President Franklin Pierce nominated him to fill the seat of John McKinley.  Campbell served from March 22, 1853, to April 30, 1861.
  17. 1812 Tuesday: Napoleon’s Grande Armée crosses the Neman River, beginning the ill-fated invasion of Russia, something Adolf Hitler would replicate 129 years later.  Things did not go well for Napoleon and for Hitler and the European Axis partners, even worse.  General Winter is a bitch to beat.
  18. 1815 Friday: In Fauquier County, Va., the former third U.S. Attorney-General Charles Lee died at age 56 or 57.  A Federalist, he served under Presidents George Washington and John Adams from December 10, 1795, to March 04, 1801. 
  19. 1817 Monday: Foreign interests plant the first coffee in Hawaii on the Kona Coast.
  20. 1843 Friday: The 15th U.S. Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur assumed office on this date.  A Whig, he served under President John Tyler from June 24,1843 to February 28, 1844.
  21. 1844 Sunday: Charles Goodyear received a U.S. patent for vulcanized rubber.
  22. 1861 Sunday: Tennessee becomes the 11th and final state to secede from the Union.  Meanwhile, Federal gunboats attacked Confederate batteries at Mathias Point, Virginia, during the Civil War.
  23. 1880 Wednesday: “O Canada,” the future Canadian national anthem, was first performed in Quebec City.  Back then the country valued freedom, liberty, and the right to determine one’s path in life whereas 140 years later or so, the nation- in the hands of a pro-Chi-Com loser named Justin Trudeau- would be trying to implicate the horrors of Chi-Com fascism in the once proud nation.  Get rid of this worm.
  24. 1884 Monday: John Lynch is the first black elected to be the chair of a political convention, the Republican Party.
  25. 1885 Tuesday: Samuel David Ferguson becomes the first black bishop in the United States.
  26. 1893 Saturday: In Portland, Oregon, future 35th U.S. Interior Secretary Douglas McKay is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, to April 15, 1956.
  27. 1894 Sunday: The nations of the world agree to hold the modern Olympics every four years.
  28. 1896 Wednesday: Booker T. Washington became the first African American to receive an honorary Master of Arts degree from Howard University on this date.
  29. 1908 Wednesday: The 22nd and 24th presidents of the United States, Grover Cleveland, died in Princeton, New Jersey, at age 71.  His first stint as the 22nd president went from March 04, 1885, to March 04, 1889, and again, when he was the 24th president, he served from March 04, 1893, to March 04, 1897.
  30. 1915 Thursday: The 42nd U.S. Secretary of State Robert Lansing assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson / served from today until February 13, 1920.
  31. 1916 Saturday: In World War I, the Battle of the Somme begins with a weeklong artillery bombardment on the German lines.  Elsewhere, future 70th U.S. Attorney General William B. Saxbe is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 04, 1974, to February 02, 1975, then became ambassador to India.
  32. 1917 Sunday: At Sebastopol in the Crimea, the Russian Black Sea fleets launch a mutiny.
  33. 1922 Saturday: The American Professional Football Association took the name the National Football League.
  34. 1939 Saturday: The Southeast Asian country Siam changed its name to Thailand.  (It went back to being Siam in 1945, and then became Thailand once again in 1949.
  35. 1940 Monday: During World War II, France signed an armistice with Fascist Italy after succumbing to both Nazi and Italian troops.  Mussolini saw how well the Germans were overrunning France and launched his own invasion in the Alpine region.  However, theirs floundered while the Nazis destroyed the French, British, and Belgian armies.  Still, they got a seat at the table.  Meanwhile, news crews used television cameras for the first time in a political convention—the GOP Convention in Philadelphia.
  36. 1941 Tuesday: During the German advance into the Soviet Union, they overrun Vilna, Brest-Litovsk, and Kaunas.  The first city, interestingly enough, was captured by Napoleon on the same day during his invasion of Russia back in 1812.  The panzers were rolling so quickly that many Red Army troops were taken by surprise, overrun, and either killed or captured.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt pledged all possible support to the Soviet Union during World War II.  
  37. 1942 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps crosses the border between Libya and Egypt—this was as far as it would get.  However, had they not outrun their supply lines and had not the British grown a spine and launched a last-ditch defensive effort, the Afrika Korps could have conquered Egypt and seized the Suez Canal.  Had that happened, Germany’s World War I ally Turkey would have entered the war.
  38. 1943 Thursday: Allied air assaults continue hammering Sicily as the Allies prepare to land on the soil of one of the three main Axis allies- Fascist Italy.  The Germans and diehard Black Shirt Fascists are going to put up a stiff resistance when the landings come.
  39. 1944 Saturday: John “Charlie” Whitney, famous English guitarist with the bands Family[i], the Streetwalkers, and Axis Point, was born in Skipton, North Yorkshire, the United Kingdom.  If you know none of the three aforementioned bands, you sure as heck should.  Chris Wood, famous flautist and saxophonist with the British band, Traffic[ii], was born on this date, too, but in Quinton, Birmingham, England. Another famed musician, eclectic guitarist, Jeff Beck[iii] was born in Wallington, London, England, on this date- quite a date for famous British musicians.
  40. 1944 Saturday A: On the Eastern Front, the Soviets continue pummeling the Nazis.  They continue encirclements and beat German troops to withdrawal points, in effect repaying the Nazis for what they did to them three years earlier when Operation Barbarossa erupted onto Soviet soil.   Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, heavy fighting continues on the island of Saipan.  Japanese troops are determined to hold it to the death.
  41. 1945 Sunday: Future vocalist with the British invasion band, the Zombies[iv]—Colin Blunstone—is born on this date in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England.   Elsewhere, great celebrations begin in Moscow as jubilant Soviets celebrate the end of World War II in Europe.  Even as the people drag Nazi battle standards across Red Square and then throw them at the foot of Lenin’s Tomb, Red Army forces are heading east for the invasion of Manchuria.  The Japanese have no clue as to what is coming their way.
  42. 1947 Tuesday: Kenneth Arnold makes the first widely reported UFO sighting near Mount Rainier, Washington.  Meanwhile, future co-creator of the great British band, Fleetwood Mac[v] and its drummer, Mick Fleetwood, was born in in Redruth, Cornwall, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Mike de Albuquerque, bassist/vocalist with ELO[vi] 1972-4, is born on this date in Wimbledon, England.
  43. 1948 Thursday: Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the western allies to organize the Berlin Airlift.  Elsewhere, Patrick Moraz—future keyboardist with the British rock band, the Moody Blues[vii]—is born in Morges, Switzerland, on this date.
  44. 1949 Friday: The first television western, “Hopalong Cassidy,” aired on NBC-TV starring William Boyd in the title role.  Elsewhere, John Illsley member of British rock band, Dire Straits[viii] (bass/guitars/vocals 1977-1995) is born on this date in Leicester, England.  
  45. 1953 Wednesday: John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier announced their engagement on this date.
  46. 1957 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Roth v. United States, ruled 6-3 that obscene materials were not protected by the First Amendment.
  47. 1962 Monday: After 22 innings in one of the longest Major League Baseball games of the time, the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers by a final score of 9-7.
  48. 1964 Thursday: The Federal Trade Commission announced that starting in 1965; cigarette manufacturers would have to include warnings on their packaging about the harmful effects of smoking.   Meanwhile, AT&T inaugurated “Picture-phone” service between New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., on this date; however, the service never caught on; what?
  49. 1966 Saturday: In Cedarburg, Wisconsin, future U.S. Acting Attorney General Paul Clement is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George W. Bush from September 17 to September 18, 2007.
  50. 1968 Tuesday: “Resurrection City,” a shantytown constructed as part of the Poor People’s March on Washington, D.C., was closed by the authorities.  Meanwhile, in the 2nd round of their heavyweight title match, Joe Frazier scores a TKO over Manuel Ramos at the end of the 2nd round of a 15-round title bout to retain the NYSAC heavyweight boxing title.  By beating the Mexican heavyweight, Frazier improved his record to 21-0.
  51. 1970 Thursday: Niall Hone—future multi-instrumentalist with the British space-rock band, Hawkwind[ix] 2008-present—is born on this date.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly to repeal the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution on this date.
  52. 1971 Friday: The National Basketball Association modified its four-year eligibility rule to allow for collegiate hardship cases.
  53. 1973 Sunday: President Richard M. Nixon concluded his summit with the visiting leader of the Soviet Union, Leonid Brezhnev, who hailed the talks in an address on American television.
  54. 1975 Tuesday: 113 people were killed when an Eastern Airlines Boeing 727 crashed while attempting to land during a thunderstorm at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
  55. 1982 Thursday: A British Airways Boeing 747 lost power in all four engines while passing through volcanic ash from Mount Galunggung in Indonesia; however, the crew managed to restart the engines and made a safe landing in Jakarta.  Meanwhile, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) declares that a president cannot be sued for actions in office.
  56. 1983 Friday: The space shuttle Challenger—carrying America’s first woman in space, Sally K. Ride—coasted to a safe landing at Edwards Air Force Base in Edwards, California.  
  57. 1985 Monday: Natalia Solzhenitsyn, the wife of exiled Soviet author Alexander Solzhenitsyn, became a U.S. citizen.
  58. 1986 Tuesday: The federal government designated the Empire State Building as a National Historic Landmark.
  59. 1992 Wednesday: John Gotti begins serving his life sentence in prison.
  60. 1993 Thursday: David Gelernter, a Yale University computer scientist, was seriously injured by a mail bomb sent from the Unabomber, Theodore “Ted” Kaczynski.
  61. 1995 Saturday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the New Jersey Devils sweep the Detroit Red Wings in 4 games.
  62. 1997 Tuesday: The U.S. Air Force released a report titled, “The Roswell Report, Case Closed” that dismissed the claims that an alien spacecraft had crashed in Roswell, N.M., in 1947.   Meanwhile, in Nashville, Tennessee, heavyweight boxer Greg Page improves his record to 46-12 with his 1st round TKO of Wes Black
  63. 1998 Wednesday: AT&T Corporation struck a deal to buy cable TV giant Tele-Communications Inc.  for $31.7 billion on this date.
  64. 2002 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that juries, not judges, must make the decision to give a convicted killer the death penalty.
  65. 2010 Thursday: In Cullman, Alabama, Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley, vocalist with Lynyrd Skynyrd[x] 1975-1977 and the only member of the band not to be on the airplane that crashed having had a dream two nights before the tragedy, lost her battle with cancer on this date; she was 58-years-old.
  66. 2011 Friday: Intelligence authorities report that the cellphone from Osama bin Laden’s captured courier contained phone numbers associated with Harakat-ul-Mujahadeen, which suggests to them the possibility that bin Laden, had contacts in the Pakistani Intelligence Agency.
  67. 2012 Sunday: Authorities find the last known Pinta Island tortoise, Lonesome George, dead from old age.
  68. 2013 Monday: After beating the Boston Bruins in six games, the Chicago Blackhawks win the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.  Meanwhile, opening statements took place in Sanford, Florida, trial of George Zimmerman, the trigger-happy neighborhood watchman accused of murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.  However, the jury later acquitted him as the prosecutors gave them but one charge instead of several lesser ones, which lead them to give Zimmerman a pass.  Elsewhere, in one of Wimbledon’s greatest upsets, an ailing Rafael Nadal was knocked out in straight sets by 135th ranked Steve Darcis of Belgium, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (8), 6-4.
  69. 2014 Tuesday: Handwritten lyrics to Bob Dylan’s[xi] “Like a Rolling Stone”—written on hotel stationary, sells for $2 million at auction.
  70. 2016 Friday: British Prime Minister David Cameron resigns after his country votes for Brexit.
  71. 2017 Saturday: The United Nations reports that the worst cholera epidemic in the world- in Yemen- has hit 200,000 cases with at least 1,300 deaths.  It continues getting worse because of Iranian hegemony in the Arab nation what with them funding the Houthi rebels.
  72. 2018 Sunday: Britain’s Prince William begins a five-day whirlwind tour of the Middle East visiting Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian territories. 
  73. 2019 Monday: In response to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard downing a U.S. drone over the Persian Gulf, President Donald J. Trump targets Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other Iranian thugs with sanctions.  Meanwhile, U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper assumed his position on this date.  He served under President Donald J. Trump from today until July 15, 2019.  A so-called Republican, he would become the 27th U.S. secretary of defense on July 23 and would serve in this position until President Trump fired his worthless, traitorous butt on November 09, 2020.
  74. 2020 Wednesday: A three judge panel of the D.C. Court of Appeals tells D.C. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan to DROP the case against former national security advisor and Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn (Ret.) that both the prosecutors and the U.S. Department of Justice already asked him to end.  At the time of publication, we have not yet heard whether this political activist judge will do what was asked of him or whether he will continue trying to go after Flynn.  It is clear to everyone with half-a-brain or more that it’s OVER, the man has been unfairly punished and forced into pleading guilty to save his family members.  It has cost him $6.7 million to defend himself from this frivolous batch of bulls**t.
  75. 2020 Wednesday A: Here are the Kung Flu stats for the world today: 9,237,691 confirmed cases, 476,911 confirmed deaths, and 4,613,425 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the United States, here are today’s stats for the Chinese Virus Crisis: 2,425,361 confirmed cases, 123,726 confirmed deaths, and 746,563 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, the NOT-so-Golden State first: 190,222 confirmed cases, 5,632 confirmed deaths, and as usual, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are today’s stats: 819 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 673 confirmed recoveries.  Lastly, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 29,826 confirmed cases, 1,293 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  For the fun of it, let’s look at the numbers for Michigan: 68,555 confirmed cases, 6,114 confirmed deaths, but sadly, Napoleonic Governor Gretchen Whitmer WON’T release the number of confirmed recoveries.
  76. 2020 Wednesday B: Sadly, there was a dreadful day on Wall Street.  Here are the numbers for the DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,445.94, DOWN 710.16 points (2.73%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 9,907.17, DOWN 222.20 points (2.19%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,050.33, DOWN 80.96 points (2.59%).  Finally, President Donald J. Trump announces he will sign an executive order that will forbid the desecration of federal monuments or memorials with the possibility of 10 years in federal prison.  We have seen uncontrolled mobs, filled with communists, and funded by the Chinese Communist Party (or so we believe) that the minute a horrible crime like the slaying of George Floyd occurs, take to the streets across the nation destroying everything in their path as though they were reincarnations of Mao Zedong’s Red Guards.  Sign it, Mr. President, sign it, and let’s see this scum go to PRISON for good.
  77. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 180,731,945 confirmed cases, +378,678, 3,914,970 confirmed deaths, +7,439 and 165,386,176 confirmed recoveries, +32,566.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,462,650 confirmed cases, UP 11,056 from yesterday’s reporting, 618,608 confirmed deaths, UP 424,[xii] and 28,869,756 confirmed recoveries, UP 26,146.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xiii]  
  78. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 300,702 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 158,947 deaths  
  79. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,812,767 confirmed cases, 63,486 confirmed deaths, and 2,072,038 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,363,485 confirmed cases, 37,768 confirmed deaths, and 2,174,419 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,429 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 451,311 confirmed cases, 5,898 confirmed deaths, and 225,064 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Rhode Island, home of racist bigoted Senator Sheldon Whitehouse: they have 152,501 confirmed cases, 2,727 confirmed deaths, and 9,363 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]   
  80. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,430 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,212 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  French Guiana, 127th country on the list: 26,799 cases of the virus, 142 confirmed deaths and 9,995 confirmed recoveries.[xv]     
  81. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,196.82, UP 322.58 points (+0.95%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,369.71, UP 97.98 points (+0.69%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,266.49, UP 24.65 points (+0.58%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.26 per barrel, -0.04 (-0.05%).  The price of GOLD is $1,775.50 per troy oz., -1.20 (-0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $26.00 per troy ounce, -0.06 (-0.21%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,093.20 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $4.32 per pound, +0.01 (+0.26%).[xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,643.88 per troy oz, +31.08 (+1.19%).[xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,750.00 per troy oz., -250.00 (-1.25%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $582,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.43%). [xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.84.     In Pakistani Rupee, one greenback equals 157.60 and in Panamanian Balboa, a buck equals 1.00 and in Papua New Guinean Kina, one dollar equals 3.42 of theirs.[xix]        
  82. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.249 per gallon, $2.939 in Florida, $3.993 in Hawaii, and $3.670 in Washington state.[xx]    Let’s look at one other location- New Jersey: $3.082.  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- Bahamas: $3.941 per U.S. Gallon.[xxi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,444,594,224,863 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Germany, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Bermuda with $73 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxiii]
  83. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day #93 for Willie Brown’s mattress, the laughing jackal, aka the ‘border czar’ aka “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in this job and yet to have visited the southern border.  Reportedly, she is going to go tomorrow so as to beat President Donald J. Trump who is visiting the border with Texas state and GOP officials this upcoming Wednesday, June 30.   Next, here are today’s stats as presented by One America News: (1) Cost this day for caring for the illegal aliens in the country: $530,048,320.  (2) Total Cost this year of caring for infestation: $191,215,026,176.  Next, (3) numbers of illegals who have crossed this year: 1.959,861.  Finally, (4) Total estimated number of illegal aliens lurking in the country: 35,959,800.  (Note- our blog has been around since 2009 and back then, we estimated the number of illegal aliens in the country at 35-50 million.  Now, a dozen years later, we believe the number of illegals infesting the country is around 75 is around 75-100 million.  Time to begin scooping up this flotsam and jetsam of humanity and loading them aboard trains, planes, airliners, buses, and even freighters and returning them to Tierra del Fuego.  Let them march up from the tip of South America back to the border where hopefully, we will have lain in minefields, antipersonnel ditches and obstacles, and other impediments to the illegal alien invasion.  It must stop now).
  84. 2021 Thursday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– The BBC is reporting that the conditions in which illegal alien brats are languishing is absolutely horrific and is an insult to all nations claiming to respect ‘human rights.’  Meanwhile, we continue hearing that the illegal alien brats able to escape these gulags are being shuttled across the country and handed over to foster parents who are getting paid handsomely to care for these noncitizen children.  Cheaper to send them home.  NOW.  Rep. Jason Smith, R-MO 8th congressional district, told Chris Salcedo of Newsmax TV that the federal government is ignoring all laws connected with illegals by giving them housing vouchers, free travel, food, transportation, and even stimulus checks which is insane, costing the American taxpayers, and simply must stop.  (Note- and ‘hairy-legs Joe’ wonders why the American people continue buying more firearms, ammo, and anything else they can with which to defend themselves from both illegal aliens and out-of-control, oppressive federal government).
  85. : Foreign News / Overseas News I– Israel opposes the reentry of the United States into the Iran nuclear deal, aka the JCPOA.  Next, over allegations of the rampant use of SLAVE LABOR in Chi-Com concentration camps, the United States is banning imports of materials used in solar panels from that hellhole of a nation.  Good.  Let’s make everything we can here in the United States- like we used to do.   Meanwhile, the FREEDOM FIGHTERS of the TRUE CHINA- Taiwan- are condemning the shuttering of the Apple Daily, a true voice for the pro-democracy, pro-freedom movement in Hong Kong.  The Chi-Coms have arrested many upper echelon employees and have closed the paper down as of today.  Thank you, Taiwan, for being so bold in calling out this evil travesty.  “Pro-China Joe” Biden most certainly won’t.  Elsewhere, there is fear that with Benjamin Netanyahu no longer the prime minister of Israel that all the gains made by the Abraham Accords could go out the window.  That would be sad.   Finally, German Fuhrer Angela Merkel says that Europe is on ‘thin ice’ due to the rise of the Delta variant of the Chi-Com Bat Flu Virus running amok there.  Uh, okay.
  86. 2021 Thursday IPolitical News I– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, to Newsmax TV: “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the ‘border czar,’ is visiting the wrong part of the border tomorrow.   Next, former governor and UN ambassador Nikki Haley is scheduled to give the keynote address at Iowa’s Annual Lincoln Day GOP dinner fueling speculation that she may run for the White House in 2024.  (Note- don’t bother, Nikki, we place you in the same category as other losers such as John McCain, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, John Boehner, and other detestable RINOs.  Still, it’s your humiliation).
  87. 2021 Thursday J:  Political News II– As the witch hunt grinds on and on, the New York State Bar Association has suspended the law license of “America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani, also the attorney of President Donald J. Trump.  These people should be ashamed.  New York could care less about all the riots that happened last summer, the countless businesses burned, the people injured and even killed; no, all they care about is anyone on the Trump team.  F**k them.  Speaking of Rudy, he said that outgoing NYC Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio, CPUSA, legacy is rising crime and nothing else.
  88. 2021 Thursday K: Political News III– Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st congressional district, says that tomorrow’s visit by “Kooky Kamala” Harris to the southern border is going to use illegal alien kids as photo props.  Sad.   Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says ‘it’s time to fire Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci over his incompetence.’  Next, the Biden regime and a bipartisan group of senators (meaning Democratic-Socialists and obsequious RINOs) have arrived at a deal on infrastructure.  Elsewhere, the Democrat-controlled Congress has repealed Trump-era safeguards imposed on payday lenders.
  89. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– FBI Director Chris Wray is defending his request for $10 billion for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The FBI must monitor them thar white supremacists, you know.  Ain’t them white supremacists Democrats?  You got that right, too.   Next, following Catholic bishops determining that drooling Joe Biden is not eligible for receiving Holy Communion, Democrats are calling for reviews of tax-exempt statuses for numerous Christian houses of worship.  (Note- the Dems will NEVER go after Muslims, folks, too scary and too dangerous for them to do so).  In other Biden regime news, he is going to relocate Afghans who have aided the Americans and allied troops in Afghanistan.  Good.  In other Biden regime news, the feds say that ‘employment is significantly down thanks to business owners not hiring.’  (Note- they can’t pay the wages it would take to entice recalcitrant employees to return to work).
  90. 2021 Thursday M: California State News– Things continue going bad to worse for Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom in that the 30 days period with which to permit timid voters who signed the recall petitions to back out, out of the nearly 2 million valid signatures, only 43 people retracted their names.  Forty-three people, folks, which tells us just how much the people of this state detest the little prick.  Add to that the fact that HE LIED to the citizens of the Golden State by claiming ‘his administration performed fire maintenance on more than 90,000 acres within the state when in actuality, he did less than 12,000.  (Note- watch for the Delta variant of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu to be out of control around Election Day so the wimpy governor can try to frighten voters into not going to the polls to oust him.  It won’t work).  Speaking of the Golden State, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is urging for the declaration of a state of emergency over the homelessness problem that sees homeless people camped out on public beaches, in the streets, back alleyways, in abandoned buildings, vacant lots, parking garages, the city is going to hell and needs help.  Declare the emergency, “Nazi Newsom!”
  91. 2021 Thursday N: U.S. Military News– Reportedly, in two weeks, the U.S. will have just 650 troops stationed in Afghanistan.  Meanwhile, the pathetic political hack who serves as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, tries to normalize the bogus Critical Race Theory (which we now view as CRIMINAL RACE THEORY), he brags about reading ‘Marx, Mao, Lenin,’ and other left-wing murderers and hacks.  Friends, General Mark Milley is akin to Nazi Generals Alfred Jodl and Wilhelm Keitel, both of whom went to the gallows in the aftermath of World War II.   This is what happens to brown-nosing political hacks and it’s time these losers were the ones culled from the herd, not brave patriots.  We wish he were a patriot like General George S. Patton or Field Marshal Douglas MacArthur but he’s not- he’s a hack.
  92. 2022 Friday: Where we were last year: The Joe Biden regime continues to stumble along, looking for white supremacists wherever they can find them even though none exist and IF they did exist, they would be among the Democrats as that is who fleshed out the ranks of the Ku Klux Klan.  Still, all components of the Executive and Legislative branches continue beating the drums seeking them out wherever they can find them so they can punish them.  How soon before drooling Joe Biden requests the Chi-Coms send him some troops so he can maintain order in the streets?

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Poor Brian Wilson, beset by mental troubles, either caused by familial or drug-induced problems was under the control of one of the EVILEST people in the annals of modern music- Dr. Eugene Landy who was hired originally by the other Beach Boys to keep poor Brian on the straight and narrow.  Somehow, this evil scumbag got control of Wilson in ways similar to what happened to Britney Spears- at a later date- only this despicable disgrace to the mental health community got his name and others among his employees as cowriters on Brian Wilson’s tunes so they could suck every cent possible out of one of America’s greatest composers.  Brian recorded a solo album- his first- the self-titled “Brian Wilson,” an album that came out on July 12, 1988.  Brian brought in a competent lot of musicians to help him craft this album and given the circumstances- with Landy or one of his minions spying on Wilson at all hours of the day and night- is worth checking out.  In later years, Landy and his troll-like helpers have had their names stripped from the album which is good because all of them deserve to be doing long prison terms in maximum-security facilities.  Seek it out, give it a listen, and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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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.

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

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

[iv] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020.  Please, check them out.

[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, “Rumors,” 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] We are not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Electric Light Orchestra but we hope to do it soon just as we hope to do the music of Pink Floyd, Supertramp, Jethro Tull, and some other famous British rock bands.  Please remain vigilant for the day when we do.  We thank you.

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

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

[ix] 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.

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

[xi] Not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Bob Dylan but one day, we sure heck we do.  Stay tuned.

[xii] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

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

[xv] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxiii] Please see the following link: Holders of US Debt – US Debt Forum.

151. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2022

2016 Tuesday: While the United States is always beating itself up over the fact that it had slaves, Reuters reports on this day the results of a report by the Global Slavery Index: the report estimates that people born into slavery NOW, sold into sex, debt, or labor bondage around the world are 45.8 million with India having the most slaves- 18.4 million and North Korea, the highest percentage of its population at 4.4-percent. Hell, everyone in North Korea is a slave.

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151. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2022:

Associate Justice Peter Vivian Daniel of the U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring; Chuck Berry, Dire Straits featuring Paul Franklin, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Mike Edwards, “Love Stinks” by the J. Geil’s Band, Led Zeppelin featuring John Bonham, and the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Roky Erickson:

  1. 70 Saturday: Roman troops and auxiliaries under the command of Generals Vespasian and his son, Titus, capture the first wall of Jerusalem during the Great Jewish War.
  2. 1634 Wednesday: The Massachusetts Colony annexes the neighboring Maine Colony.
  3. 1790 Monday: President George Washington signed into law the first U.S. copyright law.
  4. 1821 Thursday: The Cathedral of Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary, the first Catholic Church in the United States underwent dedication in Baltimore, Maryland.
  5. 1837 Wednesday: The Astor Hotel opens in New York City; it later became the Waldorf-Astoria.
  6. 1857 Sunday: In Desio, Milan, Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetta, future 259th Roman Catholic Pope Pius XI is born Achille Ambrogio Damiano Ratti.  He would become pontiff on February 06, 1922 and would guide the global flock from then until February 10, 1939.
  7. 1859 Tuesday: The Big Ben Clock Tower in London, England, went into operation, chiming for the first time.
  8. 1860 Thursday: The 28th Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court- Peter Vivian Daniel- Democrat- died in Richmond, Virginia, on this date.  President Martin Van Buren nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Philip Barbour.  He served from January 10, 1842, to May 31, 1860.
  9. 1868 Sunday: The first Memorial Day parade takes place in Ironton, Ohio.
  10. 1870 Tuesday: E.J. DeSemdt patents asphalt pavement.
  11. 1879 Saturday: Madison Square Garden in New York City opens for business on this date.
  12. 1884 Saturday: Dr. John Harvey Kellogg patents ‘flaked cereal.’
  13. 1887 Tuesday: In Elk City, Kansas, future 53rd U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from September 25, 1936, to June 20, 1940.
  14. 1889 Friday: Some 2,209 people perished when a dam break sent 20 million tons of water rushing through Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
  15. 1893 Wednesday: Whitcomb Judson of Chicago patents a hookless fastening device known as the ‘zipper.’
  16. 1900 Thursday: U.S. troops arrive in Beijing with other Western troops to put down the Boxer Rebellion.
  17. 1902 Saturday: Through the Treaty of Unity, the Boer War ends, and Great Britain annexes the Transvaal.
  18. 1907 Friday: The first taxicabs in the United States arrived in New York City.
  19. 1909 Monday: At the United Charities Building in New York City, the NAACP holds its first convention.
  20. 1910 Tuesday: The Union of South Africa underwent founding on this date.
  21. 1912 Friday: U.S. Marines land in Cuba to restore order.
  22. 1913 Saturday: Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan proclaimed the 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, providing for the popular election of senators to be in effect.
  23. 1915 Monday: A German zeppelin made an air raid on London, England.
  24. 1921 Tuesday: A race riot erupted in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as white mobs began looting and leveling the affluent black district of Greenwood over reports that a black man had assaulted a white woman in an elevator; hundreds are believed to have died in the senseless violence. 
  25. 1927 Tuesday: Ford Motor Company produced the last “Tin Lizzie” to begin production of the Model A.
  26. 1928 Thursday: The first aerial crossing of the Pacific Ocean occurs on this date from Oakland, California.
  27. 1935 Friday: A massive earthquake kills 50,000 in Quetta, Pakistan.
  28. 1940 Friday: The evacuation from Dunkirk continues today with the Brits rescuing more than 68,000 men from the beaches.  Several Royal Navy ships are sunk while others are injured.  Still, the flotilla of civilian ships joining with the navy continues no matter how badly the Luftwaffe pummels the beaches or the vessels attempting to save their fellow countrymen and allies. 
  29. 1941 Saturday: During the month of May 1941, the Allies sink 41 German U-Boats for a total tonnage of 325,000.  Elsewhere, Iraq surrenders to the British with the British imposing their will upon the pro-Nazi nation.  The Brits will remain in the country until well after the end of the Second World War.
  30. 1942 Sunday: The Afrika Korps is steamrolling over the British forces facing them.  The Germans have opened up their supply lines and victory looks as though it’s on the horizon.
  31. 1943 Monday: Mopping up operations continue on the Aleutian island of Attu.  Although a sideshow, fighting between American and Imperial Japanese forces has been fierce with the Japanese suffering most of the casualties in one-sided banzai charges and the like.
  32. 1944 Wednesday: Heavy fighting between Allied and German forces in Italy continues as the Allies continue making headway.  It would appear that the German defensive positions at the Caesar Line may not be stable enough to fend off Allied armored units. 
  33. 1945 Thursday: As fighting between returning French colonial forces and Arab revolutionaries continues, the British intervene in an attempt to stabilize the region.  They are, after all, having their own problems in Palestine with Arab nationalists there.  The Arabs know that the British are going to return Israel to the Jews, land given to them by God more than 3,000 years ago.
  34. 1947 Saturday: Communists grab power in former Nazi ally, Hungary.
  35. 1948 Monday: Jon Bonham, drummer of the rock group, Led Zeppelin[i], was born on this date in Redditch, Worcestershire, Great Britain, as was cellist Mike Edwards who played with the Electric Light Orchestra[ii] from 1972-75.  Edwards was born in West London.
  36. 1949 Tuesday: Former State Department official and accused spy Alger Hiss, charged with lying under oath, went on trial in New York.  The jury eventually deadlocked on the charges, and Hiss underwent trial later and this time, the jury convicted him.
  37. 1954 Monday: Future pedal steel guitarist, Paul Franklin, who would play with the British band, Dire Straits[iii], was born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date.
  38. 1955 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) orders school integration “with all deliberate speed.”
  39. 1961 Wednesday: South Africa became an independent republic as it withdrew from the British Commonwealth.  Meanwhile, Chuck Berry’s amusement park, “Berryland” opens in St. Louis, Missouri, opens.
  40. 1962 Thursday: In Israel, a few minutes before midnight, former Nazi official Adolph Eichmann met his fate at the hands of the hangman for his role in the Holocaust.
  41. 1964 Sunday: In a game that took 7 hours and 32 minutes to complete, the San Francisco Giants defeat the New York Mets 8-6 in 23 innings.
  42. 1965 Monday: Jim Clark becomes the first foreigner in 49 years to win the Indianapolis 500.
  43. 1970 Sunday: A magnitude 7.9 earthquake in Peru claimed an estimated 67,000 lives.
  44. 1977 Tuesday: The Trans-Alaska oil pipeline, three years in the making despite objections from environmentalists and Alaska natives, was completed.  Twenty days later, the first oil began flowing through it.
  45. 1979 Thursday: Zimbabwe declares its independence.
  46. 1980 Saturday: “Love Stinks” by the J. Geils’ Band[iv] peaks at #38 on the charts.
  47. 1983 Tuesday: In the 37th NBA Finals, the Philadelphia 76ers sweeps the Los Angeles Lakers in four games.
  48. 1985 Friday: At least 88 people lost their lives, more than 1,000 injured, as over 40 tornadoes swept through parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Ontario, Canada, during an 8-hour period.   
  49. 1987 Sunday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Edmonton Oilers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4 games to 3.
  50. 1990 Thursday: The situation comedy “Seinfeld” began airing as a regular series on NBC-TV.
  51. 2005 Tuesday: The federal government finally reveals Watergate Scandal figure, “Deep Throat” as former FBI agent, W. Mark Felt.
  52. 2011 Tuesday: The government of Great Britain becomes one of the first major nations in the world to confirm that it is indeed working at developing cyberwarfare weapons with which to cripple its enemies should they be attacked.
  53. 2012 Thursday: Former Democratic Party Presidential candidate John Edwards wins acquittal on one count of corruption while the judge declares a mistrial on the other five counts.
  54. 2013 Friday: In Italy, health officials announce the first case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), the coronavirus on this date.  Meanwhile, the 1998 QE 2, asteroid measuring 1.7 million miles across, and its moon pass within 3.6 million miles of the Earth.
  55. 2014 Saturday: Spain will increase spending in an $8.2 billion program aimed to stimulate economic growth; the country has been working to overcome an unemployment rate of 25%, but recent reports have shown an encouraging decline in jobless claims.
  56. 2015 Sunday:  According to Brainy History, parts of the U.S. Patriot Act, including authorization of the collection of bulk phone data by the National Security Administration, expire due to lack of agreement in the Senate regarding extension.  Meanwhile, Russia announces that it will join with its overlord the People’s Republic of China to participate in naval exercises in the South China Sea in May 2016.
  57. 2016 Tuesday: While the United States is always beating itself up over the fact that it had slaves, Reuters reports on this day the results of a report by the Global Slavery Index: the report estimates that people born into slavery NOW, sold into sex, debt, or labor bondage around the world are 45.8 million with India having the most slaves- 18.4 million and North Korea, the highest percentage of its population at 4.4-percent.  Hell, everyone in North Korea is a slave.  Still, American liberals ignore these horrible stats while crying about something that was widespread practice back during the Age of Exploration and Colonialism.  Stop with the sniveling. 
  58. 2017 Wednesday: The so-called ‘religion of peace’ Islam is up to its old tricks as usual- terrorists carry out a suicide attack near the German embassy in Kabul that sends 90 unsuspecting believers up to hang with Allah sooner than any of them anticipated and causes another 461 unfortunate souls to wish they went with them.  What a lovely faith.  Time for a reformation…
  59. 2018 Thursday: In Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors beat the surprisingly competitive Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 124-114 by capitalizing on Cleveland’s mistakes and then making them pay for them in overtime.
  60. 2019 Friday: In Austin, Texas, famous guitarist/vocalist with the acid rock band, the 13th Floor Elevators dies at age 71.  In and out of mental institutions over the course of his life due to psychedelic drug use, he will forever live on in the minds of fans around the globe.
  61. 2020 Sunday: What the AICPENDBLOG.COM believes to be Communist China-well-funded and Democratic Party well-orchestrated and coordinated riots continue occurring in cities across the country, big and small.  The time is NOW for the government to regain control of the cities by putting the military into the streets.  Time to tell the People’s Republic of China that NEUTRON BOMBS will soon be on the way.  Is this the ‘second revolution?’ Will we throw this scum back or will we allow them to topple our government and then aid Beijing to control the world?  President Trump has said that ANTIFA is a domestic terrorist organization which we have said for several years now.  Time to crush the scumbags.
  62. 2020 Sunday A: Communist China’s gift to the world, COVID-19 continues causing problems, but you would not know it what with everyone out in the streets rioting, looting, burning, and killing.  Here are the global statistics for today: 6,152,160 confirmed cases, 371,700 confirmed deaths, and 2,637,496 confirmed recoveries.  Thank you, Comrade Xi!
  63. 2020 Sunday B: Here are the Wuhan Bat Virus statistics for the United States: 1,825,803 confirmed cases, 105,770 confirmed deaths, and 398,283 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, California first: 110,583 confirmed cases, 4,213 confirmed deaths, and ZERO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Politics as usual.  Next, here are the stats for Hawaii: 651 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 606 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for the Evergreen State: 21,634 confirmed cases, 1,118 confirmed deaths, and like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Here are the stats for Washington D.C. just to do something different: 8,801 confirmed cases, 466 confirmed deaths, but like other leftist places, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  64. 2020 Sunday C: The city of Chicago experiences its worst day for homicides in 60 years what with 18 people being shot and killed in a single day.  What is wrong with the Windy City?  Why won’t liberal loony Mayor Lori Lightfoot step up and do the job the voters elected her to do?  The woman is a loser and must go via a recall election.  NOW!
  65. 2021 Monday Memorial Day: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 171,384,071 confirmed cases, +352,201, 3,564,522  confirmed deaths, +7,718 and 153,895,843 confirmed recoveries, +617,783.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,048,800 confirmed cases, UP 5,141 from yesterday’s reporting, 609,767 confirmed deaths, UP 223,[v] and 27,863,665 confirmed recoveries, UP 22,848.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  66. 2021 Monday Memorial Day A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 291,821 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 167,788 deaths  
  67. 2021 Monday Memorial Day 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: 3,789,660 confirmed cases, 63,247 confirmed deaths, and 2,054,305 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,320,818 confirmed cases, 36,774 confirmed deaths, and 1,943,113 confirmed recoveries (same for several days now).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,276 confirmed cases, 500 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 438,015 confirmed cases, 5,829 confirmed deaths, and 212,777 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Massachusetts: they have 706,945 confirmed cases, 17,872 confirmed deaths, and 682,371 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  68. 2021 Monday Memorial Day C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,475 confirmed cases, 6,412 confirmed deaths, and 832,713 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Afghanistan, home of the never-ending war: 72,981 cases of the virus, 2,974 confirmed deaths and 57,629 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  69. 2021 Monday Memorial Day D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,529.45, UP 64.81 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,748.74, UP 12.46 points (+0.091%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,204.11, UP 3.23 points (+0.077%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.63 per barrel, +0.31 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.70 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $28.07 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.18%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,184.40 per troy oz, +2.00 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.67 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,822.33 per troy oz, +17.19 (+0.61%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $24,750.00 per troy oz., +2000.00 (+8.79%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Comorian Franc, one greenback equals 403.29 and in Congolese Franc, a buck equals 1,983.77 and in Costa Rican Colón, one dollar equals 613.22 of theirs.[xii]     In other business news, Hawaii has the highest unemployment rate in the country followed by California.  
  70. 2021 Monday Memorial Day 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 $4.201 per gallon, $2.863 in Florida, $3.917 in Hawaii, and $3.575 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Colorado: $3.123.  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- Suriname: $3.191 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,352,192,754,652 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.
  71. 2021 Monday Memorial Day F: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information–  Yesterday- and it must have been painful for him to say it- ABC’s Jon Karl said that ‘even if President Donald J. Trump says it does not mean it’s a lie.’  He was referring to President Trump placing the blame for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu squarely where it lays- on the Chi-Coms in general and the Wuhan Institute of Virology in particular.   Next, a California café owner has initiated a fee for anyone choosing to wear a mask in the establishment.   Moving on, the Biden regime is sending one million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to our South Korean allies.  Finally, the World Health Organization is studying reforms with which to strengthen the organization- cut the Chi-Coms out of it, that will work wonders.
  72. 2021 Monday Memorial Day G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Joe Biden is naming Caroline Kennedy to become U.S. ambassador to Australia.  (Note- better than Rahm Emanuel).  Next, U.S. intel reports that two Iranian vessels may be bound for Venezuela, a country where they are not supposed to visit.   Meanwhile, a former U.S. Marine is being sought by the Spanish government over his breaking into the North Korean embassy.  The Biden administration is weighing sending him to the Spaniards who may then send him to North Korea.  Speaking of North Korea, their government is slamming Joe Biden’s lifting of missile development restrictions on South Korea as being ‘hostile U.S. policy.’  Finally, Israeli Defense Forces head Benny Gantz is fearful over the possibility of assassination or civil war breaking out over the possible end of Benjamin Netanyahu’s time as head of state.
  73. 2021 Monday Memorial Day H: Political News I– Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-TX 2nd congressional district, has created a new website for whistleblowers in the U.S. military to expose the WOKE bull crap occurring within their ranks.  Next, following a walk-out by the Democrats at the state house in Texas, Governor Greg Abbott, GOP, is going to halt their paychecks.  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sparks 2024 rumors what with a trip to Iowa.   In other utterly disturbing news, Governor Doug Ducey, RINO-AZ, has vetoed 22 bills including election security and anti-Critical Race Theory bills.  And you had questions about this loser being a RINO…
  74. 2022 Tuesday: Let us hope today is a slow news day…

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This artwork is #0847 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Hot Sunset.”  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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Following “Sunflower,” the next Beach Boys album is “Surf’s Up,” an album that came out on August 30, 1971.  This is a phenomenal record, one that features every band member contributing lead vocals with the exception of Dennis.  The album features the same lineup as the preceding one: Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  The album is excellent all the way through with the exception of one peculiar track which we will get to.  The album opens with “Don’t Go Near the Water” sung by Mike, Al, and Brian followed by one of Carl Wilson’s all-time greatest, “Long Promised Road,” followed by “Take a Load off Your Feet” sung by Brian and Al followed by one of Bruce Johnston’s best, “Disney Girls 1957.”  Closing side one out is a remake of an old Lieber and Stoller song, “Riot in Cell Block Number 9” only done as “Student Demonstration Time” sung by Mike Love.  Side two opens with another Carl Wilson classic, “Feel Flows” followed by “Lookin’ at Tomorrow (A Welfare Song)” sung by Al followed by the extremely strange “A Day in the Life of a Tree” sung by two of Brian’s lyricists and Al.  Take this one for what you will.  The final two songs, “Til’ I Die” sung by Carl, Brian, and Mike is absolutely stunning followed by the final cut, one from Brian’s ‘Smile’ project, “Surf’s Up,” sung by Carl, Brian, and Al.  Absolutely amazing from start almost to the finish which is why we hope everyone will seek it out, give it a good listen, and to make it a part of your daily listening rotation.   You will be glad you did.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We look forward to presenting the music of Electric Light Orchestra sometime within the next 1-2 years

[iii] We hope to promote the music of Dire Straits within the next decade.

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

[v] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

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

[viii] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

144. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022

2012 Thursday: The droner-in-chief does it again- a U.S. drone strike- all of which are approved by President Barack Hussein Obama- kills 10 bad guys in North Waziristan, Pakistan. You go, President Obama, you go.

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144. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Elliot Richardson and Acting Bill Clements; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Livingston and John Foster Dulles; U.S. Treasury Secretary Hugh McCulloch; Blue Öyster Cult featuring Albert Bouchard, Bob Dylan, Dire Straits featuring Guy Fletcher, Gene Clark, the Rolling Stones “Rock and Roll Circus” featuring Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful, and Wishbone Ash featuring Steve Upton:

  1. 1086 Monday: The reign of the 158th Roman Catholic Pope Victor III begins on this date.  He would guide the global flock from today until September 16, 1087.
  2. 1153 Sunday: Malcolm IV becomes the king of Scotland.
  3. 1610 Monday: Sir Thomas Gates institutes “Laws divine moral and marshal,” a harsh civil code for Jamestown.
  4. 1624 Friday: After years of unprofitable operation, Virginia’s charter underwent revocation making it a royal colony.
  5. 1689 Tuesday: The English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants.
  6. 1738 Saturday: John Wesley through his conversion launches the Methodist movement; Methodists celebrate the day as Aldersgate Day.  
  7. 1764 Thursday: Bostonian lawyer James Otis denounced “taxation without representation” and called for the colonies to unite in demonstrating their opposition to Britain’s new tax measures.
  8. 1775 Wednesday: Members of the Continental Congress elect John Hancock as their next president; he succeeds Peyton Randolph.
  9. 1809 Wednesday: In England, the Dartmoor Prison opens to house French prisoners of war.
  10. 1818 Sunday: General Andrew Jackson captures the city of Pensacola, Florida.
  11. 1824 Monday: Pope Leo XII- the 252nd Roman Catholic pontiff- proclaims a universal jubilee.
  12. 1830 Monday: The first passenger rail service in the U.S. commences—Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland.
  13. 1831 Tuesday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston assumed office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until May 29, 1833.
  14. 1844 Friday: Samuel E.B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore as he formally opened America’s first telegraph line.
  15. 1846 Sunday: General Zachary Taylor captures the city of Monterey during Mexican American War of 1846-1848.
  16. 1856 Saturday: The Pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas.
  17. 1861 Friday:  Major General Benjamin Butler declares “slaves to be contraband of war.”
  18. 1862 Saturday: Westminster Bridge across the Thames River opens for business.
  19. 1877 Thursday: Future 75th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo is born in New York City on this date.  Republican President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill the seat of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and he would serve from March 03, 1932, to July 09, 1938.
  20. 1878 Friday: The first American bicycle race took place in Boston.
  21. 1883 Thursday: President Chester Alan Arthur, Republican, and New York Governor Grover Cleveland, Democrat, dedicated the Brooklyn Bridge, linking Brooklyn and Manhattan together.
  22. 1889 Friday: Germany’s Reichstag passed a mandatory disability and old-age insurance law.
  23. 1895 Friday: In Prince George’s County, Maryland, former 27th and 36th U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Hugh McCulloch dies at age 86.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from March 09, 1869, to March 03, 1869.  He would serve again as the 36th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.  The second time around, Secretary McCulloch served under Presidents Chester Alan Arthur and then Grover Cleveland from October 31, 1884, to March 07, 1885.
  24. 1899 Wednesday: W.T. McCullough opened the first auto repair shop in the nation and did so in Boston, Massachusetts.
  25. 1901 Friday: Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.
  26. 1915 Monday: During World War I, Italy declares war on Austro-Hungary, which would become a horrible mistake for them.
  27. 1928 Thursday: A record 12 future Hall of Famers take the field as the Yankees beat the A’s 9-7.
  28. 1931 Sunday: B&O Railroad began service with the first passenger train to have air conditioning throughout it and the run was the one between New York City and Washington, D.C.
  29. 1935 Friday: The first Major League Baseball game played at night took place at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field as the Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1.
  30. 1937 Monday: In a set of rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Social Security Act of 1935.
  31. 1940 Friday: During the Blitzkrieg through the West, German tanks reach Arras, after having fought off a sizeable French armored counterattack. Meanwhile, Netherlands’ Queen Wilhelmina to address her people via the BBC in London to surrender to the Nazis.  The Dutch military begins to demobilize.    
  32. 1941 Saturday: The German battleship Bismarck sank the British battle cruiser HMS Hood in the North Atlantic, killing all but three of the 1,418 men aboard.   Its accompanying ship- the HMS Prince of Wales- due to damage inflicted upon them by the German warships- is forced to break off contact and head back to home port.  Meanwhile, Robert Zimmerman—aka “Bob Dylan[i]”—was born in Duluth, Minnesota.
  33. 1942 Sunday: On the Eastern Front, Field Marshal Ewald von Kleist continues reducing the Barenkovo bridgehead as the Second Battle of Kharkov continues.  The Russians are losing loads of men, materiel, and any hope of beating the Nazis in 1942.  This will put the German armies on the drive towards the Caucasus, the oilfields at Baku, as well as on the eventual road to Stalingrad.
  34. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, heavy fighting continues in the Caucasus as Soviet forces continue launching one attack after another, attacks, the Germans swiftly counterattack.  Overextended, they must pull back or risk being cut off from their supply lines.
  35. 1944 Wednesday: Voters in Iceland vote to sever all ties with Denmark.  Meanwhile, in Albania, Enver Hoxha becomes the head of the anti-fascist movement in his country’s fight to throw off Axis occupiers.  Elsewhere, the Germans in Italy continue a fighting retreat as they continue moving northward to fixed lines where they will set up their next defense.  The Allies continue in hot pursuit, every yard paid for in blood.
  36. 1945 Thursday: Fighting on Okinawa continues as the Japanese continue their fight to protect the home islands.
  37. 1946 Friday: Future longtime drummer with the British rock band, Wishbone Ash[ii] 1969-1990—Steve Upton—is born in Wrexham, Wales, on this date.
  38. 1947 Saturday: Future founding member and drummer with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cul[iii]t—Albert Bouchard—is born on this date in Watertown, N.Y.
  39. 1951 Thursday: Racial segregation in Washington, D.C. restaurants ruled to be illegal.
  40. 1954 Monday: IBM announces a vacuum tube ‘electronic’ brain that can perform 10 million operations an hour.  Elsewhere, the first moving sidewalk in a railroad station opened in Jersey City, N.J.   
  41. 1959 Sunday: Former 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles died in Washington, D.C. at age 71.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 01-26-1953 to 04-22-1959.
  42. 1960 Tuesday: Future multi-instrumentalist with the British rock band, Dire Straits [iv]1984-1997—Guy Fletcher—is born on this date in Maidstone, Kent, England.
  43. 1961 Wednesday: A group of Freedom Riders undergoes arrest after arriving at a bus terminal in Jackson, Mississippi charged with breaching the peace for entering white-designated areas.  They ended up serving 60 days in jail.
  44. 1962 Thursday: Astronaut Scott Carpenter became the second American to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard Aurora 7.
  45. 1965 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that a law that permits the U.S. Postal Service to intercept communist propaganda to be illegal.
  46. 1967 Wednesday: The American Football League grants a charter to the Cincinnati Bengals.
  47. 1968 Friday: Rolling Stones[v]’ vocalist Mick Jagger and girlfriend, Marianne Faithful undergo arrest over drug charges.  Meanwhile, their single, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” underwent released in the United Kingdom by Decca Records.
  48. 1973 Thursday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of Defense Elliot Richardson left office on this date and his replacement- Acting Secretary of Defense Bill Clements- took his place.  Richardson- a Republican- served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 30, 1973, until today.  Clements assumed the job today and served until July 02, 1973.  Clements, also a Republican, would eventually become both the 42nd and the 44th governors of Texas.
  49. 1974 Friday: American jazz composer and bandleader Duke Ellington, 75, died in New York.
  50. 1976 Monday: In their scheduled, 15-round heavyweight-boxing match, Muhammad Ali scores a TKO at the 2:05 minute mark of Round 5 over Richard Dunn, thus retaining the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles.  With the victory, Ali’s record went to 52-2 while that of the British heavyweight champion went to 51-2 with the loss.
  51. 1976 Monday A: Elsewhere, Britain and France opened trans-Atlantic Concorde supersonic transport service to Washington.  Finally, in the Judgement of Paris, wine testers rate wines from California higher than their French counterparts, challenging the notion of France being the foremost producer of the world’s best wines.
  52. 1980 Saturday: Iran rejects a demand by the World Court to release the American hostages. 
  53. 1981 Sunday: Bobby Unser wins, loses, and then wins a controversial Indy 500 race.
  54. 1983 Tuesday: The Supreme Court rules that the federal government can reject or refuse funding and tax breaks to schools that practice racial discrimination.
  55. 1985 Friday: About 10,000 people die when a cyclone roars into Bangladesh.
  56. 1986 Saturday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Montreal Canadiens beat the Calgary Flames 4 games to 1.  Meanwhile, Margaret Thatcher becomes the first British prime minister to visit the state of Israel.
  57. 1989 Wednesday: The action-adventure movie, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” starring Harrison Ford and Sean Connery, was released by Paramount Pictures.
  58. 1991 Friday: In Sherman Oaks, California, Gene Clark, founding member of the Los Angeles rock group, the Byrds[vi], dies at age 46 due to a heart attack, most likely related to overuse of drugs.    
  59. 1993 Monday: Eritrea gains independence from Ethiopia after a 30-year civil war.
  60. 1994 Tuesday: A federal judge sentenced four jihadists whom a federal jury convicted of bombing New York’s World Trade Center in 1993 to 240 years in prison—may the Islamist scum live long and suffer.
  61. 2000 Wednesday: After 22 years of keeping the peace, Israeli Defense Forces withdraw from southern Lebanon.
  62. 2001 Thursday: When the floor of a Jerusalem wedding hall collapsed beneath dancing guests, sending them plunging several stories into the basement, 23 people died and countless others suffered injury.  Meanwhile in the United States, following the desertion of “Jumping Jim” Jeffords, GOP senator from Vermont, going over to the Democratic Party, the Dems capture the U.S. Senate for the first time since 1994.
  63. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush, trying to dispel rising doubts about the Iraq War, declared the United States would stay in Iraq until it was free, democratic, and suggested that additional Coalition troops might have to go there to stop enemy forces bent on destroying the new government.  Elsewhere, North Korea bans cellphones.  Question: who has a cellphone there?
  64. 2009 Sunday: In Rabat, Morocco, at the Mawazine World Music Festival, a stampede claims the life of at least one person and injures another 15 or so festival goers.
  65. 2010 Monday: After a North Korean submarine sinks South Korea’s ROKS Cheonan, South Korea cuts off trade with North Korea and announces that NO North Korean vessels can no longer use South Korean waters.  Meanwhile, the governments of South Korea and the United States are pressing the Chi-Coms to allow them to hold the North Koreans accountable for their horrendous crimes.
  66. 2011 Tuesday: Once an ‘ally of the United States during the presidency of President George W. Bush- Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi now is target #1 for the Obama administration.  Following a NATO airstrike on Gaddafi’s home, smoke is seen billowing out of it.  The Libyan government reports the deaths of at least three people; however, there is no confirmation that Gaddafi is among the corpses.  What the hell is President Barack Obama up to?
  67. 2012 Thursday: The droner-in-chief does it again- a U.S. drone strike- all of which are approved by President Barack Hussein Obama- kills 10 bad guys in North Waziristan, Pakistan.  You go, President Obama, you go.
  68. 2013 Friday: London’s Metropolitan police remove belongings and sleeping bags of homeless people as part of ‘a policy of reducing the impact of “rough sleepers” on the community.  “Rough sleepers’ is the euphemistic term the Brits use for the ‘homeless,’ sort of like Americans have a euphemistic term- ‘urban outdoorsmen.’
  69. 2014 Saturday: South African President Jacob Zuma takes the oath of office for his second five-year term of office.  Meanwhile, in Florence, Italy, reality TV star and slut, Kim Kardashian marries rapper business mogul, Kanye West.  However, their first child, North West, was born seven months prior to the BIG EVENT but the couple has been together since 2012—why did you not get married before the birth of your child?
  70. 2015 Sunday: As usual, things are out of control in Afghanistan as the war that never seems to want to end continues claiming more lives.  The Taliban launch an assault on checkpoints in Helmand Province killing at least 10 Afghan law enforcement officers and most likely wounding numerous others.  Light this riffraff up.
  71. 2016 Tuesday: Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial for sexual assault in Norristown, Pennsylvania.  Elsewhere, Vladimir Putin’s thugs conducting a reign of terror in the Donbass kill at least seven Ukrainian soldiers as they carry out hit-and-run attacks.  Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announces that the federal government will seek the death penalty for the scumbag Dylann Roof who killed nine black Americans during a Bible study session on June 17, 2015.  This horrendous event occurred at the Charleston, South Carolina, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in a misguided white supremacist assault.  (Note- we thought the police should have shot that little POS Roof dead at the time and spared the taxpayers the cost of his trial).
  72. 2017 Wednesday: Taiwan- after their highest court gave the okay- is on its way to becoming the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.  (Note- the Chi-Coms must be pretty flipping angry over this event).  Elsewhere, an obnoxious reporter covering the election for the at-large district in Montana gets body-slammed by GOP candidate Greg Gianforte, the reporter rushes off to the cops.  (Note- probably working for the Democrat Rob Quist). 
  73. 2018 Thursday: CNN reports several women accusing actor Morgan Freeman of sexual assault.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump cancels summit between the United States and North and South Korea after Kim Jong Un makes some nasty statements.  The president also signs into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act which eases oversight for some banks punished during the preceding administration and provides economic aid to struggling taxpayers.  Elsewhere, as Bangladesh police forces continue to crack down on narcotraffickers, news media reports at least 52 criminals have been shot to death over the past 10 days.
  74. 2019 Friday: Brazil’s Supreme Court votes to make homophobia and transphobia crimes.  They have loads of them down there.  Attended Carnival lately?  Elsewhere, Governor Mike Parsons, R-MO, signs into law House Bill 126 that- once it becomes law on August 28, 2019- will prohibit nearly ALL abortions within the Show Me State at or after eight weeks unless in the most extreme circumstances.  Anyone who provides such services at or after eight weeks will face 5-to-15 years in state prison.  Of course, the liberals go berserk.  The Pro-Death Movement cannot stand it when it suffers a direct hit against their barbaric, Satanic practices.
  75. 2020 Sunday: While it would be great to inform the world that the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis had vanished, sadly, it has not nor have Blue State governors desire to keep everyone in lockdown mode.  Thankfully, people are standing up and disobeying these totalitarians and with ever-warmer weather coming, people will no longer allow political losers to cage them, willingly; we will fight back.  Here are the global stats for the day: 5,400,604 confirmed cases, 344,760 confirmed deaths, and 2,175,682 confirmed recoveries, the last number of which is amazing- nit gives us hope.
  76. 2020 Sunday A: Here are the stats for the United States: 1,677,436 confirmed cases, 98,024 confirmed deaths, and 341,717 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has dedicated chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the Golden State numbers: 92,710 confirmed cases, 3,774 confirmed deaths, but like every single day, NO mention of confirmed recoveries because Gov. Gavin Newsom continues playing politics.  Time to launch a new recall and make sure we get everyone to sign it- including the state’s 8 million illegal aliens.  Next in Hawaii, here are the numbers: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 579 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Gov. Ige.  Finally, in Washington where hack Governor Jay Inslee holds dictatorial power, here are the numbers: 19,756 confirmed cases, 1,061 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Washingtonians need to recall Gov. Inslee, too, the man is a political hack and must go.
  77. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet As A Whole: 167,907,514 confirmed cases, +378,551, 3,484,994  confirmed deaths, +7,009 and 149,310,223 confirmed recoveries, +72,967.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,915,089 confirmed cases, UP 14,457 from yesterday’s reporting, 604,304 confirmed deaths, UP 217,[vii] and 27,552,445 confirmed recoveries, UP 50,835.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  78. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden Became President on January 20, 2021, there have been 287,692 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 171,917 deaths  
  79. 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: 3,778,275 confirmed cases, 62,944 confirmed deaths, and 2,020,385 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,311,941 confirmed cases, 36,502 confirmed deaths, and 1,924,136 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,901 confirmed cases, 496 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 430,639 confirmed cases, 5,764 confirmed deaths, and 210,550 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Ohio: they have 1,097,866 confirmed cases, 19,709 confirmed deaths, and 1,056,441 confirmed recoveries.[ix]    
  80. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,361 confirmed cases, 6,406 confirmed deaths, and 832,441 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Montenegro, a former part of the old Yugoslavia: 99,291 cases of the virus, 1,574 confirmed deaths and 96,666 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  81. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,393.98, UP 186.14 points (+0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,661.17, UP 190.18 points (+1.41%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,197.05, UP 41.19 points (+0.99%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.99 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.09%).  The price of GOLD is $1,881.80 per troy oz., -2.70 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $27.87 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.14%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,180.60 per troy oz, +3.00 (+0.25%) while the price of COPPER is $4.54 per pound, +0.01 (+0.28%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,734.55 per troy oz, -48.50 (-1.74%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $27,750.00 per troy oz., -250.00 (-0.89%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.42 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Bahraini Dinar, one greenback equals 0.38 and in Bangladeshi Taka, a buck equals 84.39 and in Barbadian Dollar, one dollar equals 2.00 of theirs.[xiv]   In other business news, Amazon is expected to acquire MGM as soon as tomorrow.  Wow.    
  82. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.161 per gallon, $2.872 in Florida, $3.890 in Hawaii, and $3.561 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Puerto Rico: $2.901.  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- Indonesia: $2.815 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,324,954,724,281 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.
  83. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Today is Day 63 of ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ reign and she is nowhere to be seen.  News reports suggest that she is applying pressure to Guatemala to do something to halt the flow of illegal aliens pouring out of Honduras and El Salvador like vermin out of a sewer.  Does “Kooky Kamala” carry any weight?  We doubt it.   Elsewhere, the Biden regime has dropped a plan in which it would hold “tender age” illegal aliens at U.S. military bases.  (Note- how about holding them at Gitmo, there Joe?  We do not want more illegal aliens pouring into the country, you feeble old f**k)
  84. 2021 Monday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– The Chi-Coms are warning BOTH the United States and South Korea to butt out when it comes to Taiwan, the REAL China, the FREE China.  The Chi-Coms appear determined to isolate and then conquer the freedom-loving Taiwanese which means that if Beijing launches an all-out assault, feeble Joe Biden will still be down in the basement of the White House spanking his wank.  Meanwhile, Chi-Com stooge Russia is accusing the United States of violating the New Start Treaty’s limitation on nukes.   Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is off to the Middle East to try to keep the ceasefire between Israel and the Untermensch in the Gaza Strip on track as well as to secure aid for said Untermensch.  Such is the Biden regime’s priorities.
  85. 2021 Monday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Formerly referred to as the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci because in the eyes of liberals, he could do no wrong but now referred to by the AICPENDBLOG.COM as Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci, the ever-incorrect doctor now says ‘you know, there could be some funny business going on in Wuhan what with gain of function experimentation’ or so many words to that effect.  That tells us that once again, “Phony Tony” spit on his finger, held it up, and determined which way the wind was blowing.  By the end of the week, he will flipflop in another direction.  Speaking of the Wuhan Flu, U.S. intelligence agencies are investigating as to whether monkey business was indeed going on within the Wuhan Institute of Virology.   
  86. 2021 Monday I: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information II– In other Xi Jinping Bat Flu, Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer, DS-MI, has been blasted over disobeying her own rules by going to the Land Shark Bar, pushing two tables together so that she and another 8-9 friends could sit around the same table together.  In Michigan, ONLY six people can sit at the same table unless, of course, you are some loser like “Gravel Gertie.”  Remove this B**CH from office NOW.  Elsewhere, the U.S. government is warning U.S. citizens not to travel to Japan due to rising Chi-Vi numbers there which sows more doubt on the long-delayed Summer Olympics.   Next, the Ohio GOP is blasting Governor Mike DeWine, RINO, over his ‘vaccine lotto’ which they call a ‘gross misuse of Ohioans tax dollars.’   Finally, Rep.  Jeff Van Drew, R-NJ 2nd congressional district, says that ‘something is wrong in Wuhan’ and that we must get to the bottom of it.  (Note- the Chi-Coms are waging asymmetrical warfare on us via hacking, pandemics, monetary devaluations, and business acquirement which is why we must eliminate these scumbags as a global power).
  87. 2021 Monday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– Arizona state Representative Mark Finchem, R-11 District, says that the Democrats are TERRIFIED at what the 2020 Election Audit in Maricopa County, Arizona, is going to turn up.  We hope it is the beginning of the end for the Biden debacle. 
  88. 2021 Monday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, has launched a new legal strategy with which to do battle with the Biden regime.  Next, the GOP is slamming the Biden regime’s plan of hiring a new army of IRS agents with which to terrorize the American people and to shake every nickel out of their pockets so as to fund the multi-trillion ‘plans’ the regime floats one after another.  (Note- like the Ancient Romans, we suspect the Bidenistas will proscribe (i.e., outlaw) political enemies so the regime can then seize their assets via civil forfeiture.  This is what dictators do).  Meanwhile, the Biden regime is trying to pressure GOP lawmakers into giving in on their ‘infrastructure bill.’  Screw “Pro-China Joe.”   In other news, 500 former Biden campaign employees signed a letter to the usurper in the White House demanding he stand up for Palestine and screw Israel.  (Note- these group-signed letters are little more than propaganda bulls**t.  Pay no attention to them).
  89. 2021 Monday L: Miscellaneous News I– “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, signed a bill into law that will permit citizens of the Sunshine State to sue BIG TECH over de-platforming issues.  Excellent.  Let’s go after Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other scumbag ‘social media’ entities.  Elsewhere, leftists are pushing ahead with their ‘Retire Breyer’ campaign to remove U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer- a reliable liberal vote- so they can get a bunch of rabid, frothing-at-the-mouth liberals onto the high court.  As you know, Justice Breyer opposes PACKING THE COURTS.  Meanwhile, a top MAGA Ohio senatorial candidate Jane Timken, RINO, most likely will not get support from President Donald J. Trump over her failure to condemn a RINO GOPPER in her state who voted to impeach President Trump.  Good.  Boot the RINOs into the nearest dumpster. 
  90. 2021 Monday M: Miscellaneous News II– A new study suggests that the numbers of great white sharks along the northern California coastline is going way up.  “Jaws,” anyone?  Stay out of the water.   Meanwhile, new reports suggest that the top police officer on the scene at the death of black man Ronald Greene down in New Orleans back on May 10, 2019- Lt. John Clary- withheld video of the incident suggesting coverup.  (Note- be prepared for a new round of Black Lives Matter riots).  In other news, Greg Kelly of Newsmax reports that Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka the FLY, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, aka Sandy Cortez, said to “Latino USA” podcast that she is in therapy over the events of January 06, 2021.  (Note- if we had been on Capitol Hill that day and near this skank, we would have thrown her to the wolves.  Remember- she LIED to the world and said she heard them outside her office looking for HER.  Enough with the theatrics, you dumb, ignorant c**t).
  91. 2021 Monday N: Joe Biden News– Fuddled old Joe Biden purportedly is the author of a new Tweet in which, he condemns the Anti-Semitism occurring around the country.  Everyone has seen Palestinian vermin assaulting Jews in the streets, outrageous crimes that must stop NOW.  Any Palestinians here in the U.S. who are neither citizens or have legal right to be here must be scooped up and dumped back in the Gaza Strip.[xviii]   In other news that is devastating for the regime, a new Reuters/IPSOS poll says that ’53-percent of Republicans view President Donald J. Trump as the ‘true president.’  Duh!
  92. 2022 Tuesday: You know the drill…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0840 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Myriad Blooms.”  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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Although the Beach Boys were on the decline, the next album, “Wild Honey,” came out on December 18, 1967, and is one we absolutely love and wholeheartedly recommend.  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass) as it was all hands-on deck.  The album features nothing but quality material beginning with the upbeat, “Wild Honey,” to the captivating “Aren’t You Glad,” to a cover of Stevie Wonder’s, “I Was Made to Love Her,” to the live classic, “Darlin’,” to the playful, “I’d Love Once Just to See You.” Also on the album is a raucous “Here Comes the Night” to yet another long-time live classic, “Let the Wind Blow.”  The other songs on the album are not filler but all quality material.  The Beach Boys were growing beards, sporting longer hair, and wearing modern-day clothing like the rest of the wild and crazy acts of the late 1960s.  We hope you will seek this one out and definitely make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  You will love it.

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[i] Not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Bob Dylan but one day, we sure heck we do.  Stay tuned.

[ii] 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.

[iii] We are not sure when we will begin offering the music of Blue Öyster Cult but expect it will be sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned.

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

[v] 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.

[vi] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Sadly, we were shortsighted at the time that we did not present the various members’ solo projects but one day, we hope to rectify that error.

[vii] 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)

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

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

[x] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: COVID Live Update: 151,025,351 Cases and 3,176,405 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] Note- in Israel, Israeli law enforcement has launched a blitzkrieg against the perpetrators of the anti-Jew violence in their country.  Good.  Round this scum up and send them to prison.

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

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

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 227

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

85. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2022

2021 Friday: JOE BIDEN NEWS- Those of us who sat mouths agape yesterday watching Joe Biden stumble through his first press conference in 65 days were even more shocked today when what everyone knew to be true was proven true by photos. The discombobulated Biden was using a binder full of cheat sheets and crib notes and his list of reporters featured their names and photos of their faces and still he f**ked up calling them by the wrong names.

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85. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2022:

Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day (Hawaii)

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor; U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug; U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie; U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao; U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Aerosmith featuring Steven Tyler, Boston featuring Fran Sheehan, Dire Straits featuring Chris Whitten, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Richard Tandy, Genesis featuring John Mayhew, the Rolling Stones, Smashing Pumpkins featuring James Iha, the Supremes featuring Diana Ross, and Three Dog Night featuring Joe Schermie:

  1. 752 Wednesday: The 92nd Roman Catholic Pope Stephen II assumed his post as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his flock until April 26, 757.
  2. 1147 Wednesday: Jewish community in Cologne fast to commemorate anti-Jewish violence.
  3. 1668 Monday: The English take control of Bombay, India.
  4. 1780 Sunday: The British Gazette and Sunday Monitor underwent publication for the first time.  It was the first Sunday newspaper in Great Britain.
  5. 1790 Friday: The U.S. Congress passes the Naturalization Act, which requires immigrants to be in the United States for two years before being considered for citizenship.
  6. 1799 Tuesday: The army of Napoleon Bonaparte captures the city of Jaffa in Palestine.
  7. 1804 Monday: The U.S. Congress calls for the removal of all Native Americans east of the Mississippi to the Louisiana Territory.  This means the so-called “Five Civilized Tribes”- the Creek, the Cherokee, the Choctaw, the Chickasaw, and the Seminole- were going to be stripped of their property and sent west.
  8. 1812 Thursday: According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a massive earthquake hammered Caracas, Venezuela, on this date, killing at least 26,000 people.
  9. 1827 Monday: Composer Ludwig van Beethoven[i] died in Vienna on this date.
  10. 1830 Friday: The Book of Mormon undergoes publication in Palmyra, New York.
  11. 1859 Saturday: The first reported sighting of the planet Vulcan thought to orbit inside the orbit of Mercury.
  12. 1863 Thursday: Voters in West Virginia approve gradual emancipation of slaves.
  13. 1872 Tuesday: Thomas J. Martin patents the fire extinguisher.
  14. 1885 Thursday: Eastman Film Co. manufactures the first commercial motion picture film and does so in Rochester, N.Y.
  15. 1898 Saturday: South Africa established the first game reserve in the world—the Sabi Game reserve.
  16. 1910 Saturday: The United States forbids immigration into the country if the potential immigrants are criminals, anarchists, paupers and the ill.
  17. 1913 Wednesday: The Bulgarian army captures Adrianople, ending the First Balkan War.
  18. 1917 Monday: In the First World War, the British army beats the Ottoman Turkish army in a battle in Gaza.  Elsewhere, the Seattle Metropolitans of the Pacific Coast League of Canada defeated the Montreal Canadiens by a score of 9-1 and became the first U.S. hockey team to win the Stanley Cup.
  19. 1930 Wednesday: Future first female Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, appointed by President Ronald Reagan, is born in El Paso, Texas, on this date.  She served on the high court from 09-25-1981 to 01-31-2006.
  20. 1931 Thursday: New Delhi replaces Calcutta as the capital of British India.  Meanwhile, Iraq and Trans-Jordan sign a treaty of peace.
  21. 1934 Monday: Britain enacted a Road Traffic Act imposing a 30-mph speed limit in “built-up areas” and which required driving tests for all drivers.
  22. 1937 Friday: William H. Hastie becomes the first black federal judge; the post is in the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Elsewhere, spinach growers in Crystal City, Texas, erected a statue of Popeye.  
  23. 1938 Saturday: Herman Goering warned all Jews to leave Austria.  If they didn’t, the Gestapo would ‘help them.’
  24. 1940 Tuesday: British forces continue arriving in France to support their French allies in the buildup to the German invasion of France in late spring, early summer.  German and Allied forces fire artillery barrages back and forth at one another but other than that, things are relatively quiet.
  25. 1940 Tuesday A: In Baltimore, Maryland, future U.S. Congresswoman and Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, is born on this date.  She would be the 52nd person to hold the gavel and the first female speaker in U.S. history.  A Democrat, she would represent California’s 12th congressional district.  (Speaker January 04, 2007, 55th speaker (110th to 111th Congress) to January 03, 2011, and again January 03, 2019, (116th to 117th Congress) to the present.
  26. 1941 Wednesday: Italian forces in Eritrea in East Africa continue struggling against overwhelming British and Indian forces and their commanding officer, General Luigi Frusci, continues calling for support from the Duke of Aosta- Prince Amedeo- in Addis Abba for whatever supplies and reinforcements can have sent him.  The situation in Eritrea is coming to a head soon as British and Commonwealth troops from India and South Africa continue forcing what remains of a once proud Italian army into a death trap at Kerren.
  27. 1942 Thursday: The Afrika Korps under the Desert Fox, Erwin Rommel, launch a major offensive against the British.  Meanwhile, the Nazis commence sending Jews to Auschwitz in Poland.  Elsewhere, in London, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill quips with America’s entry into the Second World War that the Allies cannot lose unless they themselves blow it.
  28. 1943 Friday: Elsie S. Ott becomes the first woman in the Army Air Force to win a medal.  Elsewhere, in North Africa, the Fifth Panzer Army- part of the Afrika Korps launches a counteroffensive against British forces in Tunisia, begins making some headway and then sputters to an end within a couple of days.  Many tanks are destroyed, armored vehicles that can no longer be replaced, and yet the Germans and few remaining Fascist Italians continue the fight.  A year earlier, it seemed as though victory was in grasp.
  29. 1944 Sunday: 705 RAF bombers attack Berlin, the capital of Nazi Germany.  Elsewhere, as Field Marshal Erich von Manstein returns to his command in the Ukraine to begin the breakout of the First Panzer Army, Marshal Ivan Konev’s Second Ukrainian Front arrived at the Romanian border along the River Prut.   Many of the Romanian troops stationed there to defend their country from the Red Army were losing the will to fight.  Hitler relieved Field Marshals Ewald Von Kleist and Erich Von Manstein after having awarded them the swords to their Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross.  He needed brutal men willing to drive their troops to the end of their ropes and beyond and so had Field Marshal Walter Model and Colonel General Ferdinand Schörner ready to enter the fray and conduct operations as their Fuhrer demanded.[ii]
  30. 1944 Sunday A: Future Motown legend, Diana Ross of the Supremes, is born on this date.
  31. 1945 Monday: Japanese resistance ends on Iwo Jima following a final banzai charge.  The battle claimed the lives of 6,000 Americans and 18,000 Japanese soldiers.  Elsewhere, in the Aleutian Islands campaign, the Battle of Komandorski began when the Japanese attempted to reinforce a garrison at Kiska and found themselves intercepted by a U.S. Naval force.  Meanwhile, the U.S. 7th Army crosses the Rhine River at Worms.
  32. 1946 Tuesday: In the United States, President Harry S. Truman issues Executive Order 9708, the first time a directive such as this one has ever been issued within the country.  The order defines the diseases that will permit the federal government to lockdown parts or all of the country due to pandemics, especially like the Spanish Flu of 1918-1919.
  33. 1948 Friday: Steven Tyler—future vocalist and musician with the American rock band, Aerosmith[iii]—is born in Manhattan, N.Y., on this date.  Meanwhile, in Britain, Richard Tandy—future multi-instrumentalist with the UK rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[iv] 1972-1986—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  34. 1949 Saturday: Future bassist/backup vocalist with the East Coast rock band, Boston[v]—Fran Sheehan—is born on this date in Boston, Massachusetts.
  35. 1951 Monday: The United States Air Force approved its new flag—the flag included the coat of arms, 13 white stars and the Air Force seal on a blue background
  36. 1953 Thursday: Dr. Jonas Salk announces a vaccine for polio.  Elsewhere, future 18th U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao is born in Taipei, Taiwan, on this date.  A RINO Republican, she served under President Donald J. Trump from January 31, 2017, to January 11, 2021.
  37. 1954 Friday: In the Battle for Dien Bien Phu, French forces forged north out of the main base towards Anne-Marie 3 and Huguette 6 in an effort to take out People’s Army antiaircraft batteries making life hell for incoming and outgoing supply and medical evacuations aircraft.  Even though the communists still try to disrupt the actual airstrip itself, the French continue taking the fight to them every day what with a change in leadership responsibilities.  Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais is determined that the French dominate the fight against the communists.[vi] 
  38. 1958 Wednesday: The U.S. Army launches America’s third successful satellite, Explorer 3.
  39. 1959 Thursday: Future drummer with the rock band, Dire Straits[vii]—Chris Whitten—is born on this date in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.
  40. 1962 Monday: The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS), in Baker v. Carr, supported the one-person-one-vote apportionment of seats in state legislatures.
  41. 1964 Thursday: “Funny Girl” opens at Winter Garden Theater in New York City for 1,348 performances.
  42. 1967 Sunday: Pope Paul VI issued an encyclical, “Populorum Progressio,” on “the progressive development of peoples,” in which he expressed concern for those trying to escape hunger, poverty, endemic disease and ignorance.”  
  43. 1968 Tuesday: Future member of the psychedelic ‘new wave’ band, Smashing Pumpkins- James Iha (guitars/vocals)- is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.
  44. 1970 Thursday: In Knoxville, Tennessee, the former 33rd U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug died at age 70.  A Democrat, Secretary Krug served under President Harry S. Truman from March 18, 1946, to December 01, 1949.
  45. 1971 Friday: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declares the new nation of Bangladesh (formerly East Pakistan) independent from Pakistan.  Allahu akbar!
  46. 1972 Sunday: The Los Angeles Lakers broke an NBA record by winning 69 games in an 82-game season: 69-13.
  47. 1973 Monday: For the first time in the history of the London Stock Exchange, the executives permitted women to be on its floor.
  48. 1974 Tuesday: The Romanian communist party names Ceausescu president of Romanian.  Elsewhere, in Caracas, Venezuela, at the 2:00 minute mark in the second round of their 15-round heavyweight title fight, “Big George” Foreman scores a TKO over Ken Norton to retain the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine boxing titles.  Foreman’s record went to 40-0 with the win while Norton’s record went to 30-3.
  49. 1979 Monday: Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat sign peace treaty in Washington D.C.
  50. 1980 Wednesday: Bombay gets its 1st rock concert in 10 years (The Police).
  51. 1981 Thursday: Police and Albanian protesters clash in Kosovo, Yugoslavia.
  52. 1982 Friday: Groundbreaking in Washington, D.C., for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial commences on this date.
  53. 1987 Thursday: In Fayetteville, Arkansas, Randall “Tex” Cobb scores a 1st Round KO of his opponent, Stan Johnson, to put his heavyweight boxing record to 27-7.
  54. 1989 Sunday: Capping the first free elections in the Soviet Union, Boris Yeltsin becomes president.
  55. 1992 Thursday: In Indianapolis, a jury finds heavyweight-boxing champion Mike Tyson guilty of rape and sentenced him to a six-year stint; however, he served only three years.
  56. 1995 Sunday: Seven of the 15 European Union states abolished border controls and look at them now: overrun with militant Islamists. 
  57. 1996 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 58th U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie died.  He served under President Jimmy Carter from May 08, 1980, to January 20, 1981.
  58. 1997 Wednesday: In San Diego, California, at the Heaven’s Gate compound, authorities discover thirty-nine bodies who committed mass ritual suicide believing it would join them with space aliens who would be accompanying the Hale-Bopp comet.
  59. 1998 Thursday: The U.S. federal government endorsed a new HIV test that yields immediate results.  Elsewhere, Unisys Corp. and Lockheed Martin Corp/ pay a $3.15 million fine for selling spare parts at inflated prices to the U.S. federal government.
  60. 1999 Friday: A jury in Michigan finds Dr. Jack Kevorkian guilty of second-degree murder for administering a lethal injection to a terminally ill man who requested him to do so
  61. 2000 Sunday: In Russia, acting President Vladimir Putin won the presidential election outright.  To avoid a run-off election, the future dictator won sufficient number of votes to prevent that from occurring.
  62. 2002 Tuesday: Joe Schermie who played bass with the American rock band, Three Dog Night[viii] 1968-73, dropped dead from a heart attack on this date in Los Angeles, California; he was 56.
  63. 2005 Saturday: In Taipei, Taiwan, the government calls for one million of its citizens to take to the streets in protest of Beijing’s Anti-Secession Law.  Between 200,000-300,000 patriotic citizens answer the call. 
  64. 2007 Monday: The U.S. Postal Service unveiled the design for the “Forever Stamp.”
  65. 2009 Thursday: John Mayhew—third drummer with the British band, Genesis[ix], 1969—died from a heart condition in Glasgow, Scotland, on this date; he was age 61.
  66. 2010 Friday: Iran calls upon Muslims around the world to act in protest in response to Israel’s plans to build in East Jerusalem.
  67. 2011 Saturday: In Boston, Massachusetts, former Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro died at age 75.  She represented the 9th district of New York and in 1984 became the first woman nominated to be vice president on a major ticket: the Walter Mondale-Geraldine Ferraro ticket representing the Democratic Party.  They lost to Reagan-Bush.
  68. 2012 Monday: London-based Tullow Oil discovers oil in Kenya.
  69. 2013 Tuesday: Days after a new U.S.-South Korea military pact, North Korea issues new threats to strike targets in Hawaii, Guam, South Korea, and the U.S. mainland.  Meanwhile, the United Nations is preparing to move half its staff out of Syria as the civil war continues to metastasize and spread throughout the country threatening their facilities and people.
  70. 2014 Wednesday: Astronomers discover a second dwarf planet between the Oort cloud and the Kuiper belt, an area previously considered a no-man’s land; the planet, 2012 VP-113, measures about 280 miles across; the first, Sedna, about 600 miles across, was discovered in 2003.
  71. 2015 Thursday: In protest of U.S. airstrikes authorized by President Obama in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, Shiite militia forces boycott the fight against ISIS believing that the United States will take credit for the work they have done.  Meanwhile, Great Britain reburies the remains of King Richard III (1452-1485) at Leicester Cathedral after discovering them under a carpark in that city back in 2012.
  72. 2016 Saturday: Democratic-Socialist (Marxist) presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders wins the primaries of Washington, Hawaii, and Alaska on this date.  Meanwhile, in another amazing ‘first’ for the Rolling Stones[x]– after being banned for more than 50 years from playing in the socialist ‘paradise’ of Cuba, the Stones arrive on scene and play a massive open-air concert in Havana.  There is a superb concert film of this show which everyone should see.
  73. 2017 Sunday: In the great ‘free democracy of Russia,’ anti-corruption protests around the country lead to the arrest of hundreds along with opposition leader Alexei Navalny.  Meanwhile, the people of Chile take to the streets in protests over the nation’s privatized pension system.   Meanwhile, in Cincinnati, Ohio, at the Cameo Nightclub, a scumbag with a gun shoots one person dead and wounds 16 others before the cops could arrive on scene.  They would be pounding the pavement seeking the multiple shooters.
  74. 2018 Monday: The United States, the Ukraine, and the European Union expel more than 100 Russian diplomats over the use of nerve agents to assassinate former Russian intel agent and his daughter in a public park.  Did it do any good?  NO, Putin is still the same pig he always has been.  Meanwhile, U.S. auto manufacturer Ford and Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, unveil a new car-vending machine in the Chinese city of Guangzhou which rids the process of car-buying of salespeople.  Meanwhile, porn queen Stormy Daniels alleges in an interview on 60 Minutes with her attorney, Michael Avenatti, at her side that she had an affair with Donald J. Trump and that Trump’s ‘people’ (lawyer Michael Cohen) threatened the pitiful thing to be quiet.  This was later disproven, and the actress is paying Trump money she owes him via a lawsuit while Avenatti is going to federal prison.  Finally, a U.S. Army soldier receives the first transplant of a penis and scrotum at John Hopkins University in Maryland.
  75. 2019 Tuesday: For now, charges of facing a FAKE HATE CRIME against Empire actor Jussie Smollett are dropped only to be reinstated months later when the prosecutor is shown to be compromised.   Meanwhile, the first known transplant of a kidney from a live HIV donor and an HIV recipient occurs at a university in Boston, Massachusetts.   Elsewhere, BIG PHARMA giant Purdue Pharma reaches a settlement with the state of Oklahoma in the lawsuit regarding the opioid epidemic and its part in it: they agree to pay a settlement of $270 million. 
  76. 2020 Thursday: As of this publication time, COVID-19 Wuhan Virus statistics acknowledge 491,623 cases globally what with 22,169 deaths.  In the United States, there are 69,210 confirmed cases as well as 1,046 deaths.  Meanwhile, for the week of 03-15 to 03-21-2020, unemployment claims rose to 3.28 million.  As for the COVID-19 Relief Bill, right now, it clocks in at $2.2 trillion.  Still, the Democrats are not happy.
  77. 2021 Friday: JOE BIDEN NEWS– Those of us who sat mouths agape yesterday watching Joe Biden stumble through his first press conference in 65 days were even more shocked today when what everyone knew to be true was proven true by photos.  The discombobulated Biden was using a binder full of cheat sheets and crib notes and his list of reporters featured their names and photos of their faces and still he f**ked up calling them by the wrong names.  Most Americans are appalled enough already knowing that this fuddled old fool STOLE the 2020 Presidential Election but are even more so now that a majority of Americans realize we have a vegetable in the White House.  WTF is happening to our country.  Next, the White House says that Joe Biden is going to beef up gun control measures by scrawling his chicken scratch on more executive orders.  F**k you, Joe, NO one is taking our guns.
  78. 2021 Friday A: “RACIST! NEWS”/WHAT’S RACIST TODAY– Oakland, California Mayor and crackpot political hack Libby Schaaf backs an income supplement program that will help disadvantaged black folks but won’t help equally disadvantaged white folks living in that corrupt East Bay city.  Wow.  Next, a Minnesota-based dinner theater scraps a presentation of “Cinderella” because the cast was ‘too white.’   Meanwhile, black leaders zero in on Democrat holdouts in the U.S. Senate who do not want to toss the filibuster onto the heap.  Thus, they are going to accuse them of being racists 24/7/365 with the Reverend Al Sharpton at the head of the pack of accusers.[xi]  What a bunch of crap.   Elsewhere, the top editor at the Journal of the American Medical Association, aka JAMA- Howard Bauchner- found himself sidelined over a tweet and podcast he made in which he said: “No physician is racist, so how can there be structural racism in health care?”  Not good, Dr. B., black doctors became angry and out you go.  Get with it man!
  79. 2021 Friday B: LIBERAL STUPIDITY– Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon- a George Soros appointee- is not going to try 20-year-old murderous thug Jalen Yoakum as an adult.  This means the POS will be back on the streets in five years.  When is L.A. County going to remove this worthless scumbag?  Meanwhile, the state of Oregon is going to go after concealed carry permits via a new direction by creating a patchwork of gun-free zones all over the place making it difficult for gun owners to carry their lawfully-owned firearms and avoid felonies.  Thugs, of course, will still be packing.  No wonder eastern Oregon wants to break off from the lunatics in the western portion.   Elsewhere, Dems in the Peach State are going berserk over Governor Brian Kemp signing the new voting rights bill.  Massachusetts phony Native American Senator Lizzie “Borden” Warren tweeted that ‘the man sitting in Stacey Abrams chair (good one, Lizzie, good one) is taking the state back to JIM CROW!”[xii]  In fact, a state black lawmaker, Park Cannon, was arrested for banging on the governor’s door after the cops told her to stop knocking.  Stupid skank.[xiii]   Finally, the White House says, ‘Joe Biden’ is worried about the Georgia voting rights law.[xiv]
  80. 2021 Friday C: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE– Congressman Burgess Owens, R-UT 4th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden owes border officials a big apology for creating the massive tsunami surge of illegal aliens flooding across our border.’  Meanwhile, as GOP lawmakers visit the overwhelmed southern border, Senator Mike Lee, R-OR, said that across the Rio Grande River, smugglers, gangbangers, and cartel trash were taunting them.[xv]  Elsewhere, the GOP is demanding that the news media be allowed to film along the southern border so the nation can see what the heck is going on down there with illegal aliens as thick as cockroaches in a Tijuana backstreet whore house rushing across it.  Time to do some pest control, folks.  Finally, it would appear that every sitting GOP U.S. senator is down at the border today blasting the inept Joe Biden administration.
  81. 2021 Friday D: JOE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS– thanks to Joe Biden’s incredibly stupid policies on energy production and usage, the U.S. is back to importing oil, much of which is Russian oil, and our guy has the nerve to call Putin a “Killer.”  WTF?   Meanwhile, former Ohio treasurer and candidate for Senator Rob Portman’s seat when he steps down at the end of his term said that ‘Joe Biden isn’t all there.’  Go figure.  Next, Joe Biden may invite Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping to a virtual climate summit.  Wow.  Amazing, Joe, simply amazing. 
  82. 2021 Friday E: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– USC reaches a settlement of $852 million following it acknowledging that a former campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall- charged with five counts of sexual abuse- abused hundreds of female students while employed at the University of Southern California.  The crimes allegedly occurred between 2011 and 2015.  Wow.  Lock him up.  Meanwhile, Senator Bernie Sanders, DS-VT, and rapper Killer Mike are meeting with folks in Bessemer, Alabama, the site of a big battle to unionize.  Liberal icon Amazon is doing battle with its workers seeking to unionize the plant to seek better wages and even better treatment.  Amazon will probably move the plant to Puerto Rico.  Be careful.
  83. 2021 Friday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– Governor Asa Hutchinson, R-AR, signs a bill ending trannys from participating in girls and women’s sports.  Excellent.  As we have repeatedly said, IF trannys are so determined to compete in sports, it’s far easier to create a third category of sports as well as separate locker rooms.  Let them have at it and we suspect that tranny sports would have far more fans than either girls/women’s or boys/men’s sports.  It’s like roller derby, everyone loves watching the women more so than men so how about creating a third category of competitive sports, you know, for the mentally ill- oh, wait, did we just say that?  Sorry.  Elsewhere, Dominion Voting Systems, the ALLEGEDLY CORRUPT ORGANIZATION THAT STEALS ELECTIONS FOR THE HIGHEST BIDDER- is slapping Fox News Channel with a $1.6 billion lawsuit alleging FNC slandered their fine, fine company.  Sounds like deflection to us or at least so says our attorneys.
  84. 2021 Friday G: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS– Since Kim Jong Un and North Korea have become belligerent again what with Joe Biden talking s**t about them, elements of the 1st Armored Division are deploying to South Korea.  Next, the People’s Republic of China, aka the Chi-Coms, have slapped reciprocal sanctions onto the European Union for having slapped human rights sanctions on them.  Elsewhere, the container ship beached in the Suez Canal threatens to be there for several months blocking passage through the incredibly important waterway.  This, of course, will lead to higher energy prices as well as drive up the cost of goods around the world.  Glenn Beck raised the specter as to whether someone hacked into the controls of the ship and caused it to run aground.  We thought this was possible after two U.S. Navy ships collided with commercial freighters back in 2017.  Two guided-missile destroyers, the USS Fitzgerald and the USS John S. McCain ran into other ships back in June and August of that year for which there was no real explanation.  Could it be the Chi-Coms, the Russians, or some other nefarious unseen actor is able to cause such mishaps?  Sure, seems possible to us…
  85. 2021 Friday H: MEDICAL NEWS– Former Centers for Disease Control- the CDC- Director Robert Redfield says that the ‘COVID-19 bat flu virus did indeed escape from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.’  The question is, was it a purposeful release?  Meanwhile, Dr. Scott Atlas said to Glenn Beck today that ‘science and expertise have become compromised, politicized, and that the demand for social distancing of six-feet or more (or less) is based on pseudo-science.’  God bless you.  Next, the U.S. pulls over 95-percent of its stockpiled PPE gowns over safety issues.  Must be the crap manufactured in communist China.  Moving on, the cities of Boston, Newark, and Norfolk will become mega-vaccination sites on the East Coast.  Elsewhere, Bill Gates says ‘life will probably be back to normal by 2022.’  Bill- STFU.  Finally, the European Union is peeved with its vaccine suppliers as the demand far outpaces the production.  Are you dummies using the Russian Sputnik vaccine?  Serves you right, dimwits.
  86. 2021 Friday I: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– President Donald J. Trump said today that during the Antifa/Black Lives Matter FALSE FLAG OPERATION launched against Capitol Hill on January 06, 2021, lawmakers were in ‘ZERO DANGER.’  We concur, it was set up from the start.   Speaking of President Trump, he will also remain neutral in the Alabama race for the U.S. Senate seat, and, according to Jason Miller, President Trump may visit the southern border soon.  Next, Congressman Byron Donalds, R-FL 19th congressional district, says that ‘Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi thinks she can remove anyone from office.’  Elsewhere, New York’s junior Senator Kirsten “Whitey” Gillibrand defends her call for Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo to resign as being her personal opinion.  (The Lov Gov must have called her up and threatened her).  Meanwhile, Speaker “Mumbles” Pelosi has authorized several House committees to conduct intensive investigations into rooting out the scurrilous scumbags behind the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, riots the Democrats set in motion.  She is angry NO Republicans will join her in yet another witch hunt.
  87. 2021 Friday J: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS IV– U.S. Cybercommand says that recent hacks by foreign actors are a ‘clarion call’ to arms.  You go.  Meanwhile, Parler says it informed the FBI of numerous threats made on its site prior to the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Next, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, is calling for an end to the lockdown on the cruise ship industry.  Cruise ships must get back to work.  NOW.  Next, “Lonesome Dove” (and other books) author Larry McMurtry is dead at the age of 84.  God bless you, Larry!  Moving on, the Michigan GOP plans to bypass a weakened Governor Gretchen “Bride of Frankenstein” Whitmer, Democratic-Socialist, and fix the voting laws in their state.  Finally, Congressman James Comer, R-KY 1st congressional district, says ‘Congress holding BIG TECH accountable is going to be a challenge.’
  88. 2021 Friday K: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 124,683,860 confirmed cases, +579,564, 2,742,357  confirmed deaths, +9,863, and 70,731,503 confirmed recoveries, +338,716 (SAME AS YESTERDAY’S NUMBERS!).  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,223,587 confirmed cases, up 61,840 from yesterday’s reporting, 550,726 confirmed deaths, UP 1,315, (SAME AS YESTERDAY’S NUMBERS!) and 117,827,913 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. 
  89. 2021 Friday L: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 222,259 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  90. : COVID-19 STATISTICS in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,648,021 confirmed cases (same as yesterday’s count), 57,909 confirmed deaths (same as yesterday’s), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,950 confirmed cases, 454 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 359,290 confirmed cases, 5,249 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the third highest state after California- Florida: currently, they have 2,016,505 confirmed cases, 32,819 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 829,689 confirmed cases, 6,122 confirmed deaths, and 808,869 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Hungary, former Axis ally: 586,123 cases of the virus, 18,703 confirmed deaths and 378,176 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]  
  91. 2021 Friday N: STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,072.88, UP 453.40 points (+1.39%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,138.73, UP 161.04 points (+1.24%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,974.54, UP 65.02 points (+1.66%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $60.72 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,731.60 per troy oz., -0.70 (-0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $25.11 per troy ounce, 0.00 (-0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,191.10 per troy oz, +13.20 (+1.12%) while the price of COPPER is $4.08 per pound, +0.01 (+0.28%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,677.50 per troy oz, +52.00 (+1.98%).[xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,200.00 per troy oz., -900.00 (-3.09%).[xix]    Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.58.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.   In Belize dollars, one greenback equals 2.00.[xx]  
  92. 2021 Friday O: 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 $3.889 per gallon, $3.635 in Hawaii, and $3.323 in Washington state.[xxi]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,097,328,683,045 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxii]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  93. 2021 Friday P: NASA/SCIENCE NEWS– NASA reports that the humongous asteroid named Apophis originally thought to maybe impact the Earth sometime in 2068 now won’t come near enough to the Earth to wreak havoc on the planet for at least another century.  This bad boy from the cosmos is the size of the Empire State Building and is slated to pass within 20,000 miles of the Earth on Friday, April 13, 2029.  Astronomers point out that the moon is 238,000 miles away from our planet so this substantial chunk of rock is going to pass by us at an extremely close distance which astronomers are all excited about as it will provide them ample opportunity to get some good photos of it.  Let’s hope another chunk of space debris doesn’t slam into it, deflect it, and send it crashing down on our planet (unless it decides to hit communist China, Russia, or Iran first before creating a massive extinction event the likes of which ended the reign of the dinosaurs).   Italian astronomer Claudio Maccone says the best protection against space-based threats such as asteroids is space-based missiles with which to blow them up when they are a good distance from the planet rather than immediately threatening it.
  94. 2021 Friday Q: LATE NEWS I– Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary died at the age of 104 today.  Meanwhile, rabid, foaming at the mouth liberals are suing Georgia’s elections officials over the new voting laws someone in the White House calls the ‘new Jim Crow of the 21st century.’  Yikes.  That hurts.  Elsewhere, the FREE nation of Taiwan, aka the Republic of China or Nationalist China, reported today that 20 Chi-Com warplanes penetrated its airspace today which led to rapid scrambling of attack planes and targeted missiles which drove the communist invaders back out to sea.  Light ‘em up, Taiwan, light those SOBs up!   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, them and the Russians are drawing closer together in an effort to intimidate the United States.  What else is new?   Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger warns that the constant ‘U.S.-China contest risks catastrophic conflict.’ 
  95. 2021 Friday R: LOTTERY NEWS– Stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1645 with a jackpot of $137 million on the line.  Get your tickets purchased by 7:45 P.M. tonight.  Here are the results: 04, 25, 37, 46, 67, and Mega 15.  Out of 69,400 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $18,502.
  96. 2022 Saturday: Thank God, it’s Saturday.  We hope things remain peaceful…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0781 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Palo Verde Falls.”  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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Robbie Robertson’s next solo album came out on March 10, 1998, and is somewhat unique among his growing discography of music.  The famed guitarist of the Band jumped into a celebrated effort in which, he tried to bring the music of the First Peoples of Canada, aka aboriginals, to a wider audience, sort of what Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones did when he presented his ground-breaking effort, “Pipes of Pan at Joujouka,” an album that came out in 1971.  In that effort, Jones presented the whirling music of North African flute players and drummers whereas here, Robertson brings together large numbers of musicians to play his visionary intermingling of native rhythms with modern musical forms.  We hope you will seek this one out, consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure, and then sharing it with others.  We think they will be as appreciative of it as will you.  Enjoy.

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[i] We look forward to doing our favorite classical composers one day.  Hopefully within the next 30 years.

[ii] See “The Soviet Juggernaut” by Earl F. Ziemke and the Editors of Time-Life Books (1980).

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

[iv] We look forward to doing the Clash but expect to do Supertramp first, then Pink Floyd, then Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, then Yes, and then perhaps the Clash.  They are among the amazing British rock bands of the 1970s and deserve to be acknowledged as such.

[v] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Boston but when we do, we will alert the readership.  Stay tuned for further developments.

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

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

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

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

[x] We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members’ solo projects.  We sure as heck hope you check out the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richard, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, and Mick Taylor.  Ronnie Wood you can find during the presentation of the Faces.

[xi] The Reverend Al never misses out on an opportunity to label people RACISTS.

[xii] She should KNOW about Jim Crow.  Democrats were- and still are, for that matter- the party of Jim Crow as well as the party of separate but equal, the KKK, slavery, race hatred, segregation, red-lining, white flight, burning crosses, police dogs, fire hoses, beatings, plantation prisons, and the Civil War.  Dems love braying about “JIM CROW, JIM CROW” as it is the new watchword of the day, everything anyone opposing them does is taking us back to “Jim Crow.”  Lizzie- STFU you lying, phony, hypocritical, crazy f**king bitch!  Enough is enough!

[xiii] This moronic little chub probably thinks, “Boy, I sure showed them!”  We’re sure she believes Governor Kemp is also a racist bigot.  Enough already.

[xiv] Why?  Can’t Joe just undo everything with yet another executive order and can’t the Democrats coerce RINO Governor Brian Kemp into signing another consent decree in 2022 that will permit overweight Stacey Abrams to steal the elections as she did in 2020?  What the hell is the big deal?

[xv] This is why we suggest seeding the Rio Grande with alligator pups from Florida, Mississippi, and Alabama as well as laying in minefields, antipersonnel, antivehicle, and antiboat impediments, putting down spikes on our side of the river IN the river at the border line, putting in military emplacements, troops, razor wire augmenting the wall, and completing the wall.  Hell, put in foo gas pits and whatever else we need to stop the invasion.  BUILD THE WALL AND DEPORT THEM ALL!

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

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

64. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 05, 2022

2021 Friday N: Diners enjoying an evening out in a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia, got the surprise of their lives when an explosives-laden vehicle crashed in through the front, detonated, killing at least 10, injuring another 30, with many more feared to be trapped in the rubble. The so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes once again. We hope the diners had not yet paid their checks.

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64. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 05, 2022:

Employee Appreciation Day

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Rutledge; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Cooper Grier; U.S. Attorney General John G. Sargent; Soviet Leader Josef Stalin; President Andrew Johnson; Blossom Toes featuring Kevin Westlake, Dire Straits featuring Alan Clark, Elvis Presley, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass featuring Bob Edmondson, the Jefferson Starship featuring Grace Slick, and “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin:

  1. 254 Sunday: St. Lucius I- the 22nd Roman Catholic pontiff- ended on this date.   He picked up his Holy Cross on June 25, 253.
  2. 1179 Monday: Third Lateran Council opens in Rome.
  3. 1461 Tuesday: During the War of the Roses, the Duke of York deposed King Henry VI.
  4. 1496 Thursday: English King Henry VII hands John Cabot a commission to explore for new lands.
  5. 1558 Wednesday: Francisco Fernandez introduces the smoking of tobacco to the Europeans.
  6. 1623 Sunday: Virginia enacts the first alcohol temperance act in the 13 colonies.
  7. 1624 Tuesday: In Virginia, legislation passed that exempted the upper class from public whippings for offenses serious enough to receive such a punishment.
  8. 1770 Monday: Taunted by a crowd of colonists, British troops opened fire upon them killing five and wounding others leading to the event that Americans would know as the Boston Massacre.
  9. 1791 Saturday: The second U.S. Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court John Rutledge left office on this date.  A Federalist, President George Washington nominated him to be the second U.S. Supreme Court justice.  In this position, he served from February 15, 1791, until today.  He would become the nation’s second chief justice on August 12, 1795, until December 28, 1795.
  10. 1794 Wednesday: In Cumberland County, Pa., future 31st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Cooper Grier is born.  President James K. Polk would nominate his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Republican-turned-Democrat Associate Justice Henry Baldwin.  Grier would serve from August 04, 1846, to January 31, 1870.
  11. 1795 Thursday: The Treaty of Basel-Prussia ends war with France.
  12. 1821 Monday: James Monroe is the first president inaugurated on March 05 because the normal day, the 04th, was a Sunday.
  13. 1836 Saturday: Samuel Colt manufactures his first pistol, the .34-caliber “Texas” model.
  14. 1842 Saturday: A Mexican force consisting of 500 men under the command of Rafael Vasquez invaded Texas for the first time since the revolution.  They briefly occupied San Antonio but under threat of the Texans wiping them out, the illegals soon crossed back across the Rio Grande seeking refuge in their home country.  
  15. 1845 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress appropriates $30,000 to ship camels to the U.S. for an experiment is using them with the military in the West.
  16. 1849 Monday: Zachary Taylor undergoes inauguration as the 12th president of the United States.
  17. 1867 Tuesday: An abortive Fenian uprising against English rule took place in Ireland on this date.
  18. 1868 Thursday: Organized into a court of impeachment, the Senate deliberated charges against American President Andrew Johnson whom the Senate later acquitted by ONE vote.  With Chief Justice Salman P. Chase presiding, the president answered to charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors” for having tried to fire Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, a man he inherited from President Lincoln’s cabinet and who opposed him on leniency for the South following his predecessor’s assassination.  Meanwhile, C. H. Gould patents the stapler.
  19. 1872 Tuesday: George Westinghouse patented the air brake on this date.
  20. 1877 Monday: Rutherford B. Hayes is inaugurated as the 19th president of the United States.
  21. 1896 Thursday: The Italian governor of Eritrea, General Baldissera, reaches Massawa after heavy fighting against native troops.
  22. 1901 Tuesday: Germany and Great Britain commenced negotiations on this date with the idea of forming an alliance.  
  23. 1910 Saturday: In Philadelphia, 60,000 people left their jobs to show support for striking transit workers. 
  24. 1912 Tuesday: The Italians become the first nation to use dirigibles for military purposes.  They used them for reconnaissance flights behind Turkish lines west of Tripoli in their effort to drive the Ottomans out of North Africa.
  25. 1918 Tuesday: The Soviets moved the capital of Russia from Petrograd to Moscow.
  26. 1922 Sunday: “Annie Oakley” (Phoebe Ann Moses) broke all existing records for women’s trap shooting by hitting 98 out of 100 targets.
  27. 1923 Monday: The states of Montana and Nevada enacted old-age pension laws on this date in history.
  28. 1924 Wednesday: Frank Caruana of Buffalo, New York, became the first bowler to roll two perfect games in a row.
  29. 1927 Saturday: One-thousand U.S. Marines land in China to protect American property.
  30. 1933 Sunday: In German parliamentary elections, the Nazi Party won 44-percent of the vote and then joined with a conservative nationalist party in order to attain a slim majority in the Reichstag.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ordered a four-day bank holiday in order to stop concerned citizens from withdrawing copious amounts of money from banks and stopping potential bank crashes.
  31. 1934 Monday: In Amarillo, Texas, citizens celebrated the first Mother’s-in-Law Day in the nation.
  32. 1935 Tuesday: Future longtime trombonist with Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[i]– Bob Edmondson- is born on this date.
  33. 1939 Sunday: In Ludlow, Vermont, the 53rd U.S. Attorney General John G. Sargent died on this date at age 78.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from March 07, 1925, to March 04, 1929.
  34. 1940 Tuesday: The Finns sue for peace and tell the Soviets they will agree to their terms.  They are planning to send a peace mission to Moscow the next day.
  35. 1942 Thursday: Japanese troops march into Batavia, Indonesia.
  36. 1943 Friday: Germany called 15- and 16-year-olds for military service due to war losses.  On the Eastern Front, the Axis forces commence one of their final successful offensives, this the battle to retake Kharkov from the Soviets who had just managed to recapture the city.
  37. 1946 Tuesday: Former Prime Minister Winston Churchill delivered his “Iron Curtain” speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.  He said, “From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an ‘iron curtain’ descended across the continent, allowing police governments to rule Eastern Europe.”
  38. 1947 Wednesday: Kevin Westlake, future drummer with the psychedelic British rock band, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland on this date.
  39. 1952 Wednesday: Future keyboardist/vocalist with the British rock band, Dire Straits[iii] (1980-1995)—Alan Clark—is born in County Durham, England, on this date.
  40. 1953 Thursday: After three decades in power, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin finally died; meanwhile, composer Sergei Prokofiev passed away in Moscow at age 61.
  41. 1955 Saturday: Elvis Presley[iv] made his television debut on “Louisiana Hayride” carried by KSLA-TV in Shreveport.
  42. 1956 Monday: The Supreme Court affirmed the ban on segregation in public schools.
  43. 1959 Thursday: The United States and Iran sign a mutual economic-defense treaty.
  44. 1960 Saturday: Elvis Presley[v] ends his two-year hitch in the U.S. Army.
  45. 1963 Tuesday: Country music performers Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, and Hawkshaw Hawkins, as well as pilot and Cline, manager, Randy Hughes, died when their plane, a Piper Comanche, crashed near Camden, Tennessee.
  46. 1964 Thursday: Due to mass social upheaval, the government of Ceylon proclaims a state of emergency on this date.
  47. 1965 Friday: In Chicago, Illinois, Ernie Terrell beats Eddie Machen in the 15th round via a unanimous decision to win the vacant WBA heavyweight boxing title of the world.  This would put Terrell’s record to 37-4 while that of Machen would go to 47-6-2.
  48. 1970 Thursday: A nuclear non-proliferation treaty went into effect after 43 nations ratified it.
  49. 1971 Friday: British rock band, Led Zeppelin[vi], performs “Stairway to Heaven” on stage for the first time at Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland.  The audience goes insane with delirious joy.
  50. 1979 Monday: Flying past Jupiter, NASA’s Voyager I Space Probe sent back pictures of the great planet and its many moons.     
  51. 1981 Thursday: The U.S. government gives the city of Atlanta $1 million to aid in the hunt for the serial murderer of young black men and boys.
  52. 1984 Monday: The U.S. accuses Iraq of using poisonous gas against the Iranians during the Iran-Iraq War.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that cities had the right to display the Nativity scene as part of their Christmas display.
  53. 1991 Tuesday: Iraq renounces its annexation of neighboring Kuwait.
  54. 1994 Saturday: Grace Slick, singer of the Jefferson Starship[vii] suffers arrest for pointing a gun at a police officer.
  55. 1995 Sunday: The graves of Czar Nicholas and his family turn up in St. Petersburg, Russia.
  56. 2011 Saturday: In Libya at the Battle of Aaliyah, rebels beat back government troops trying to force their way into the city.  In Saudi Arabia, the government bans all demonstrations because of problems taking place in the eastern part of the country.
  57. 2012 Monday: The U.S. requests New Zealand extradite Kim Dotcom and three of his MegaUpload associates, forcing them to face charges for breaching copyright.
  58. 2013 Tuesday: In Venezuela, President Hugo Chavez[viii] dies in office from cancer at age 58—good riddance to a communist piece of dog shit.
  59. 2014 Wednesday: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that whistleblower protection under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act extends to private employees working for public companies under contract.
  60. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, the doctors release the last Ebola patient in Liberia, a 58-year-old English teacher from their care, which leads the World Health Organization to declare the nation ‘Ebola free’ if no new cases of the virus emerge in the next 42 days.  Elsewhere, the ISIS thugs in Iraq bulldoze the ancient city of Nimrud because it’s un-Islamic.  We must annihilate these scumbags.
  61. 2016 Saturday: Results for Super Saturday primary election races are thus: candidates Donald J. Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz win two states each; Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders wins 2 while his challenger Hillary Clinton wins one.   Meanwhile, a U.S. airstrike north of Mogadishu, Somalia, kills 150 Al-Shabbab militants, all members of the so-called “religion of peace.”
  62. 2017 Sunday: In an event that would prove to be true later, President Donald J. Trump accuses former President Barack Hussein Obama of ‘wiretapping Trump Tower’ in New York.  The news media laughed, Obama chuckled, and then as evidence began to appear, it sure looks like the anti-Trump coup plotters which include scum like John Brennan, James Clapper, Peter Strzok and his sex pal Lisa Page, James Comey, and even Hillary Clinton and Samantha Power all had a hand in the plot[ix].  Shame on them.   Elsewhere, Israel lessens penalties for people smoking the pakalolo in public.
  63. 2018 Monday: For the first time since becoming ‘supreme leader,’ Kim Jong Un meets South Korean officials when he hosts a dinner for them in Pyongyang.  We hope medical professionals checked out the South Korean diplomats and politicians for possible parasites.   Elsewhere, communist China commences its ‘two sessions,’ the annual confab of elected government officials and the Chinese Communist Party.  One thing they announce is an increase of 8-percent to the national defense budget.
  64. 2019 Tuesday: BREAKING NEWS: a major medical study in Denmark involving 650,000 children determined that the MMR vaccine does NOT increase the risk of autism as many anti-vaccine folks claim it does.   Meanwhile, Forbes reports that Kylie Jenner is the youngest-ever billionaire at the ripe old age of 21.   Elsewhere, Scott Gottlieb, head of the Food and Drug Administration, announces that he will resign as of next month. 
  65. 2020 Thursday: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Democrat-Massachusetts, becomes the next Democrat candidate seeking the 2020 presidential nomination to heed the writing on the wall.  A very unlikable candidate, she throws in the towel in an angry appearance before her supporters and is unwilling to endorse either remaining candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden or Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT.  Oh, Tulsi Gabbard, outgoing congresswoman from Hawaii remains in the fight but who knew.  Chef Elmer Hootenstein of the AICPENDBLOG.COM predicts on this date that Mr. Biden will beat Bernie for the nomination and that he will choose either Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama to be his running mate.  Then, after the DNC Convention in Milwaukee in July, something will happen that will drive Biden from the race and either Hillary or Michelle will become the nominee.  YOU heard it here first!
  66. 2021 Friday: Today is DAY 45 of the collapsing Biden-Harris administration.  Of course, the Chi-Coms are backing the senile old coot, they’re the ones keeping him going.  We shall see what we shall see.  What we are seeing is an invasion at our southern border with no one in the Chi-Com Joe Biden willing to stop it.  Immigration authorities are considering sending busloads of illegal alien brats to a military base in Virginia.  Other illegal aliens are gathering outside ports of entry all mysteriously wearing t-shirts demanding ‘Joe Biden let us in.’  Our military should evacuate the Capitol and relocate to the border to dig antipersonnel and antivehicle ditches, lay in minefields, foo gas pits, and other positions to repel the invasion.  Predator drones should circle overhead lighting up illegal alien vehicles and watercraft plying the waters of the Rio Grande back and forth bringing in thousands of illegal aliens.  It is us or them.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court rules in a 5-3 decision with Amy Coney Barrett abstaining that “Illegal aliens and NOT the federal government have the burden of proof when it comes to fighting deportation orders.”  The high court also bows to a Biden administration request not to hear Trump-era cases regarding stopping funding to sanctuary cities and states.   Who needs court packing when you have a chief justice like John Roberts? 
  67. 2021 Friday A: In Sweden, an Afghan migrant carries out a knife and axe attack on Swedish citizens sending 22 people to the hospital.  Ah, the ‘religion of peace.’  Meanwhile, Pope Francis is visiting Iraq today.  We pray for his safety as we do not believe the Iraqis possess the ability to thwart an ISIS assault on the pontiff and his retinue.  The Christian community in Iraq has long been endangered thanks to the invasion of that country launched by President George W. Bush, RINO-Texas, in 2003 and the birth of ISIS, the proliferation of al-Qaida, and subsequent Iranian hegemony throughout the area.   
  68. 2021 Friday B: New Yorkers continue distancing themselves from rapidly imploding Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the “Love Gov,” the man who groomed female employees such as Charlotte Benning, asking them all sorts of personal questions, putting hands on them, and other obnoxious, sexist, despicable things that grade schoolers know is impermissible.  He also is in deep trouble over his jiggering and re-jiggering of COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes-hospitals-to nursing homes and back to hospitals with which, he tried to cover his tracks in eliminating senior citizens and other vulnerable populations.  He did what the Nazis were doing in the 1930s, eliminating what THEY called ‘useless eaters,’ people who required more resources from the state than what they contributed to the state.  You can bet in this era of trillion-dollar PORKULUS bills that more older people are going to have to be denied life-saving operations and therapies so resources can be redistributed to others such as ILLEGAL ALIENS.    Speaking of the national debt, it’s spiraling out of control in the era of Biden executive orders and sycophantic bills from Democrats in Congress.  Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says that ‘the Fed’s $4 trillion in ‘assets’ is created through ‘imaginary money’ such as buying up U.S. debt as it did bad mortgages back in the subprime mortgage collapse.  He says there must be more transparency.  
  69. 2021 Friday C: The United States added 379,000 jobs in February bringing down the unemployment numbers to 6.2-percent.  However, as the Democrats continue trying to shove a $15 per hour minimum wage through and as they continue bringing in hundreds of thousands more illegals- plus legalize the existing 30-50 million illegal aliens roaming the shadows of the country, unemployment is going to skyrocket as the Cloward and Piven strategy to topple the existing order and replacing it with socialism continues unabated.   Democrats agree on smaller but longer jobless aid to U.S. workers so they can continue sitting at home spanking the wank. 
  70. 2021 Friday D:  Two city council members in New Jersey have been indicted for engineering mass voting fraud in the Garden State by tampering with mail-in ballots.  Elsewhere, a journalist investigating violent crime in northern California is victimized by a gun-wielding robber.  In other fascinating news, California Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, Democrat, a man who had an ongoing sexual liaison with a Chi-Com agent, is suing President Donald J. Trump for causing him fear during the Antifa-led Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Good luck with that you POS.  To alleviate such fears, General Russell Honoré- the man put in charge to get to the bottom of the riots- says a Quick Reaction Force must be kept in the nation’s capital at all times so IF so-called ‘right-wing mobs’ show up (but not left-wing mobs), they can restore order to the streets.  This will cost just $130 million per year to maintain.  What a load of crap.  Folks- there is BUT ONE REASON as to why troops still patrol Washington, D.C., ONE REASON: the Democrats KNOW that everyone knows they stole the 2020 Presidential Election.  Otherwise, WHY all the fear?  Why all the fencing?  Why all the troops, troops they despise, still on scene, patrolling the streets?  They know WE KNOW they stole the election and that what happened on January 6, 2021, was a FALSE FLAG OPERATION of epic proportions.   Hence why they are flooding the country with an army of military-aged illegal alien males.
  71. 2021 Friday E: Speaking of the Capitol Hill Riots, the Assistant Director of the FBI for Counterterrorism Jo Sanborn says that “NO FIREARMS were recovered from the more than 300 arrested on scene on January 6, 2021.  NO FIREARMS.”  Thus, we know that what happened on January 6 was indeed a FALSE FLAG OPERATION organized by the Democratic-Socialists to make it appear as though Trump supporters- note supporters of law and order- stormed the Capitol.  Much like Cesar Sayoc, the guy busted for sending ‘pipe bombs’ via the USPS to various Democrat politicians back in 2017 or so we recall, a man with Trump stickers plastered all over his van, the Capitol Hill Riots are just as phony.  The Democrats engineer these farces so they can use them for political subterfuge. 
  72. 2021 Friday F: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 115,781,179 confirmed cases, +313,555, 2,572,353, confirmed deaths, +6,984, and 65,296,409 confirmed recoveries, +262,009.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,130,219 confirmed cases, up 64,007 from yesterday’s reporting, 525,560 confirmed deaths, UP 1,708, and 106,309,314 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 197,083 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, STOP SENDING U.S. vaccines overseas, use them here at home you reprobate scumbag.  NOT OUR PRESIDENT!  (Note- send the J & J vaccine overseas to the Third World seeing as how fetal tissues from aborted children are used in both the making and testing of this vaccine).
  73. 2021 Friday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,587,946 confirmed cases, 53,586 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,000 confirmed cases, 441 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- NOTE: Hawaii once again has frozen its information…WHY?  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 346,058 confirmed cases, 5,098 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Connecticut: currently, they have 285,330 confirmed cases, 7,704 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 793,407 confirmed cases, 5,822 confirmed deaths, and 746,228 confirmed recoveries.  .
  74. 2021 Friday H: Somehow, the Democrats have been able to drive the markets back up on this Friday- it’s artificial, the collapse is still coming.   Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,496.30, UP 572.60 points (+1.85%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,920.50, UP 196.68 points (+1.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,841.94, UP 73.47 points (+1.95%).  The price of GOLD is $1,698.20 per troy oz., -0.30 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $25.30 per troy ounce, +0.01 (+0.30%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,133.30 per troy oz, +5.00 (+0.44%) while the price of COPPER is $4.10 per pound, +0.02 (+0.60%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,342.80 per troy oz, -11.60 (-0.49%) Same as yesterday.  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.28 per barrel, +0.19 (+0.29%)  Gas price have gone up by 20 cents this past week.  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.50 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 21.30.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000020.   In Taiwanese dollars, one greenback equals 27.94.
  75. 2021 Friday I: Update report on the illegal alien invasion at our southern border: CBP reports that 100,000 illegals were detained at the border in February which means at least 150,000 to 200,000 managed to slip through.  Not good.  In other news, we learn that California has a $15 billion surplus yet Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom has his hand out begging for federal money.  Speaking of Governor Newsom, the recall effort has more than 2 million signatures which spells doom for him.  The governor also offered the California Teachers Association a $6.6 billion deal if they would reopen the schools and they told him to ‘f**k off.’   IF we only had someone like Ronald Reagan who would tell the union, ‘go back to work or you are fired’ as he did the air traffic controllers.
  76. 2021 Friday J: A new book claims (and we believe this) former President Barack Hussein Obama feared this his former Vice President “Pro-China Joe” Biden would embarrass himself if he ran in 2020.’  Well, it’s clear as to whose voice now whispers to Joe via his earpiece: Barack Hussein Obama.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump RIPS Joe Biden asunder over his appalling inhumane border policies, policies that allow for the victimization of women, children, and homos as they plod toward the border between Mexico and the U.S.  This is not right, Joe, and yet the leftists around Old Joe continue urging him to do nothing to halt the tidal wave.  Illegal alien hunting licenses coming soon?
  77. 2021 Friday K: The trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin begins on Monday.  He is the main defendant in the trial of four MPD officers involved in the death of George Floyd last May.  The city of Minneapolis as well as Hennepin County are fearful of mob violence and thus plan to spend up to $1 million securing not only the courthouse but five police precincts, government buildings and county buildings.  $645 thousand will be directed into fencing, additional law enforcement, and who knows?  Maybe even Minnesota National Guard.  Much like Democrats in Washington, D.C. have established “Fort Pelosi,” city and county officials want to follow the same strategies.  The fact that state Attorney General Keith Ellison, a Democrat Muslim, is personally trying the case could be reason enough for the extra security.  It sounds as though Officer Chauvin might be found innocent even though they are charging him with 2nd degree and possibly 3rd degree homicide as well as manslaughter which does not say much about Ellison’s prosecutorial abilities.  You heard it here first.
  78. 2021 Friday L: Although Democrats are celebrating the recent jobs report, 4.1 million Americans have been unemployed for six months or longer while another 3.5 million have completely left the work force.  Add to that the loss of 61,000 construction jobs- which the government lays at the feet of ‘severe weather conditions’ and not at the feet of Joe Biden who with the stroke of a pen eliminated thousands of heavy construction jobs.  Things will only continue to worsen thanks to the illegal alien invasion along the southern border.   Still, Democrats are claiming success by negotiating an agreement to continue jobless benefits of $300 per week for the unemployed until September 09, 2021.  At what point will the Chi-Coms say, “NO MORE MONEY?”  We suspect soon, about the same time the landing craft begin dropping their gates on the shores of Taiwan.
  79. 2021 Friday M: California health officials announce that as of April 1, 2021, people will be able to attend Major League Baseball games as well as outdoor concerts and other functions while NBA games and other indoor events remain off-limits.  Of course, masks will still have to be worn or the ‘mask police’ will come and arrest you.   In other Chi-Vi news, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster is lifting face mask requirements in restaurants and other facilities including government seeing as how cases of the Wuhan Meat Market Malady continue to lessen.  The governor is placing the responsibility onto citizens to do what they deem to be correct.
  80. 2021 Friday N: Diners enjoying an evening out in a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia, got the surprise of their lives when an explosives-laden vehicle crashed in through the front, detonated, killing at least 10, injuring another 30, with many more feared to be trapped in the rubble.   The so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes once again.  We hope the diners had not yet paid their checks.  In other foreign news, YouTube is removing five channels utilized by the Myanmar junta calling the shots in Burma.  Liberals are angry that the generals in Myanmar are doing what the Democrats in Washington, D.C. are doing, i.e., launching a coup against the country with which they are charged to protect.  Thug politicians despise copycats. 
  81. 2021 Friday O: Speaking of the Democratic-Socialists, they are following the plan used by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who created a coup, had his loyal thugs ‘crush it,’ and then arrested and imprisoned tens of thousands of his ‘enemies’ within government, the military, law enforcement, and among the citizens of a once-proud country.   Something else of interest, Tucker Carlson on Fox News aired a story tonight in which, he said- no kidding!- the federal government is going to bestow an award on every National Guard trooper at the Capitol- the Presidential Inauguration Support Ribbon- that if true is the most bull crap thing we’ve ever heard since President Barack Obama considered creating an award for the U.S. military for NOT firing back at jihadists if civilians were in the area.  Yet, as you should recall, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden (at the time) droned more innocent civilians than terrorists during their eight years at a reported 90-percent innocents killed per 10-percent Islamist thugs.  My, my, my!
  82. 2021 Friday P: Ex-Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall told Dallas reporters that a police officer suspected of ordering a double kidnapping followed by a double murder which apparently occurred was allowed to remain on the job for longer than 18 months instead of being placed on administrative leave.  The Dallas County D.A., the Dallas P.D., and the Feds wanted to allow Officer Bryan Riser to remain on the jobs so as not to arouse suspicion.  Apparently, his crimes were not connected to his job as a law enforcement officer although no additional details have been released.  Current Police Chief Eddie Garcia says they have ‘no known motive’ for the crimes committed by Officer Riser.  
  83. 2021 Friday Q: Since the Democratic-Socialist predicted QAnon invasion of the Capitol yesterday didn’t pan out, the Dems are now saying, ‘it’s on for March 20, 2021, so everyone will have to flee who works in Congress while the National Guard will remain into May (or longer).’  Why the Democrats say this moronic bulls**t is beyond us because IF an invasion was coming, they wouldn’t just magically appear out of thin air.  They would have to either parachute in or would have to assemble outside the capital for approximately one week during which time the Democrats could launch air-and-artillery strikes on them, sending them scurrying back into their QAnon sewers.  The American people must stand up to this insanity and not allow their elected leaders to continue perpetuating it.  Otherwise, the RED STATES and counties are going to secede and leave pockets of BLUE POLITICIANS isolated in pockets and islands.
  84. 2021 Friday R: Here are the numbers for the Mega Millions Draw #1639 with a jackpot of $55 million up for grabs: 10, 11, 17, 27, 54, and Mega 20.  Out of 52,457 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $6,996 apiece.
  85. 2022 Saturday:  Maybe there’ll be an update, maybe there won’t.  Then again, the Joestapo could shut us down.

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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 promoted the music of Blossom Toes beginning on Monday, 01-June-2015 through Sunday, 07-June-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your growing music collection.

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

[iv]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.

[v] 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.

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

[vii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  This presentation included the Jefferson Starship, too, of which, the artist was NOT a member.

[viii] Hugo Chavez should be frying in hell.  The scum was such a believer in the strength of socialism that his Cuban doctors killed him via their shoddy treatment.  The POS should have sought U.S., UK, or even Russian medical treatment and perhaps he would still be alive.  And this is the crap that socialist candidate Bernie Sanders, senator from Vermont, wants to force on Americans?

[ix] Everyone involved in the coup to remove Trump from office, destroy his family and his businesses should be in prison.  Lock them up, President Trump, because this f**king scum would sure as hell lock YOU up.

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11. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2022

67. 2021 Monday: A New York state attorneys group is moving to disbar “America’s Mayor” and President Donald J. Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, for his part in the ‘Storming the Capitol Building 2021” so-called ‘insurrection.’ Next, the U.S. Supreme Court nixes a ‘fast-track’ for all of President Trump’s election fraud cases. Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues urging Vice President Mike Pence to utilize the 25th Amendment so he and the Cabinet can remove a ‘extremely dangerous president from office before he can cause further harm to the country.’

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U.S. Attorneys General Henry D. Gilpin and Wayne MacVeagh; Acting DHS Secretaries Chad Wolf and Pete Gaynor; U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Alexander Hamilton, Oliver Wolcott Jr., and Robert Rubin; WW II Fascist Italy Foreign Minister Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano; “Please Please Me” by the Beatles, Detective featuring Tony Kaye, Dire Straits featuring Terry Williams, Foghat featuring Charlie Huhn, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Spencer Dryden, “This Was” by Jethro Tull, and T-Rex featuring Mickey Finn:

  1. 140 Monday: St. Hyginus ends his reign as the 9th Roman Catholic Pope on this date.  He first took up his Holy Cross on January 05, 136.  His successor- the 10th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Pius I- assumed the position on this date serving all Christendom until July 11, 155.
  2. 705 Wednesday: The 85th Roman Catholic Pope John VI ended his reign as shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He first became the representative of Jesus Christ on Earth on October 30, 701.
  3. 1158 Saturday: Vladislav II of Bohemia becomes king.
  4. 1569 Saturday: England’s first state lottery took place on this date.
  5. 1693 Sunday: Mt. Etna on Sicily erupts.
  6. 1755 (or 1757) Saturday (or Tuesday): In Charlestown, Nevis, British Leeward Islands (now St. Kitts and Nevis), future FIRST U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton is born.  A future Federalist, Hamilton would serve under President George Washington from September 11, 1789, to January 31, 1795.
  7. 1759 Thursday: The first American life insurance corporation, for “poor and distressed” Presbyterian ministers, their widows, and their children, received its charter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  8. 1760 Friday: In Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British North America, future 2nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Oliver Wolcott Jr. is born.  A future Federalist, he would serve under President George Washington from February 03, 1795, to December 31, 1800.
  9. 1770 Thursday: London shipped the first shipment of rhubarb to the United States on this date.
  10. 1805 Friday: An act of Congress created the Michigan Territory on this date.
  11. 1813 Monday: First pineapples planted in Hawaii.  This singular act would create a massive empire and then sometime two centuries later, the pine would be torn out and homes slapped in their place across every island, including the legendary ‘pineapple apple’ of Lanai.  What a travesty.
  12. 1840 Saturday: The 14th U.S. Attorney General Henry D. Gilpin assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Martin Van Buren from today until 03-04-1841.
  13. 1861 Friday: Alabama was the fourth state to withdraw from the Union.
  14. 1863 Sunday: A naval engagement occurs near Galveston, Texas, between CSS Alabama and USS Hatteras.
  15. 1867 Friday: Following the withdrawal of French troops and the execution of usurper Emperor Maximilian, Mexican President Benito Juarez returned to his office.
  16. 1878 Friday: In New York, Alexander Campbell delivered milk in glass bottles for the very first time.
  17. 1879 Saturday: The Zulu War against the British colonial rule in South Africa begins. 
  18. 1902 Saturday: “Popular Mechanics” magazine underwent publication for the very first time.
  19. 1908 Saturday: President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed the Grand Canyon National Monument, which became a national park in 1919.
  20. 1913 Saturday: The first enclosed sedan-type automobile, a Hudson, went on display at the 13th National Automobile Show in New York.
  21. 1917 Thursday: In Washington, D.C., the 36th U.S. Attorney General Wayne MacVeagh died at age 83.  A Republican, then a Democrat, and then a Republican. he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 05, 1881, to December 15, 1881.
  22. 1919 Saturday: Romania annexes Transylvania.
  23. 1922 Wednesday: Leonard Thompson became the first person to undergo successful treatment with insulin, the trial-taking place at Toronto General Hospital.
  24. 1927 Tuesday: The creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was proposed during a dinner of Hollywood luminaries at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
  25. 1935 Friday: Aviator Amelia Earhart began an 18-hour trip from Honolulu to Oakland that made her the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean.
  26. 1938 Tuesday: In Limerick, Me., Frances Moulton assumed her duties as the first female bank president.
  27. 1939 Wednesday: British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and Lord Halifax, the British foreign secretary, met with Italian leader Benito Mussolini in Rome, Italy.
  28. 1942 Sunday: Japan declared war against the Netherlands, the same day that Imperial Japanese forces invaded the Dutch East Indies.  Japanese troops occupy Kuala Lumpur, Malaya.
  29. 1943 Monday: The United States and Britain signed treaties relinquishing extraterritorial rights in China.
  30. 1944 Tuesday: In Verona, Italy, on this date, a firing squad executed the son-in-law of Benito Mussolini and former foreign minister for Fascist Italy, Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano for having turned on his father-in-law as World War II turned against the Axis powers.
  31. 1946 Friday: Enver Hoxha declares the People’s Republic of Albania with himself as the dictator.  Elsewhere, Tony Kaye—future member of the British rock bands, Yes[i] (1968-1971 / 1982-83 / 1984-94) and Detective[ii] (1977)—is born in Leicester, England, on this date.
  32. 1948 Sunday: Future rock drummer Terry Williams—who would play with Dire Straits[iii] (1982-1984 / 1985-1989)—is born in Swansea, Wales, England, on this date.
  33. 1951 Thursday: Charlie Huhn—future member of two great bands, guitars/vocals with Ted Nugent[iv] 1978-1982 and with Foghat[v] 2000-present—is born in Portland, Oregon, on this date.
  34. 1960 Monday: The African nation of Chad declares its independence from France.
  35. 1963 Friday: Parlophone released the Beatles[vi]’ single “Please, Please Me,” (B side “Ask Me Why”) in Great Britain on this date.
  36. 1964 Saturday: U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry reports that smoking cigarettes may be hazardous to one’s health.
  37. 1969 Saturday: Jethro Tull’s[vii] debut album, “This Was” hits record store shelves on this date.
  38. 1970 Sunday: In Super Bowl IV, the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 23-7 at Tulane Stadium.
  39. 1972 Tuesday: East Pakistan becomes the independent nation of Bangladesh.  
  40. 1973 Thursday: Owners of American League baseball teams voted to adopt the designated hitter rule on a trial basis.
  41. 1977 Tuesday: France set off an international uproar by releasing Abu Daoud, a PLO official behind the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany.
  42. 1978 Wednesday: Two Soviet cosmonauts aboard the Soyuz 27 capsule linked up with the Salyut 6 orbiting space station.
  43. 1986 Saturday: The first black lieutenant governor since Reconstruction, Douglas Wilder of Virginia, takes the oath of office.  Elsewhere, in Albany, N.Y., heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson scores a TKO over his opponent, David Jaco at the 2:16 minute mark of Round 1 of a scheduled 10-round bout.  Tyson’s pro record would go to 16-0 while that of Jaco would go to 19-6.
  44. 1988 Monday: Vice President George H.W. Bush met with representatives of independent counsel Lawrence E. Walsh to answer questions on the Iran-Contra Affair.
  45. 1989 Wednesday: Nine days before leaving the White House, President Ronald Reagan bade the nation farewell in a prime-time address, asserting he had forged “a satisfying new closeness” with the Soviet Union and saying overall of his eight years in office: “We meant to change a nation and instead, we changed the world.”
  46. 1991 Friday: Congress empowers President George H.W. Bush to attack Iraq to drive Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait.   Elsewhere, at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J., Tommy Morrison scores a TKO of James “Quick” Tillis in Round 1 of their heavyweight boxing match.  Tillis pro record would go to 39-18-1 while that of slugger Morrison- yet another ‘Great White Hope’- would go to 25-0.
  47. 1993 Monday: Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot publicly returns to politics.
  48. 1995 Wednesday: Leftwing lunatic Robert Rubin becomes the 70th U.S. secretary of the Treasury on this date.  The economic crackpot- an ultra-leftist Democrat- served under President William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton from today until July 02, 1999.
  49. 1998 Sunday: In the NFC Championship Game, the Green Bay Packers beat the San Francisco 49ers 23-10; meanwhile, in the AFC Championship Game, the Denver Broncos beat the Pittsburgh Steelers by a score of 24-21.
  50. 2000 Tuesday: The U.S. government approved—with restrictions—the merger between AOL and Time Warner.
  51. 2003 Saturday: In Croydon, Surrey, England, founding member of the British Glam-Rock band, T-Rex[viii]– Mickey Finn (drums/percussion/bass/vocals)- died from the effects of alcoholic liver disease on this date; he was just 55.
  52. 2005 Tuesday: In Petaluma, California, Spencer Dryden—drummer of the Jefferson Airplane[ix] during the 1960s (followed Skip Spence on the band’s second album)—died from colon cancer at the age of 66.
  53. 2007 Thursday: Vietnam becomes the 150th member of the World Trade Organization.   Elsewhere, a strange report hits the news cycle today as the U.S. Department of Defense reports that U.S. military contractors traveling in Canada- our ‘friendly neighbor to the north’- have had Canuck coins planted on them containing micro-transmitters with which to track them.  NO one is taking credit for this perfidy, but we hope we learn who the scumbags are who committed such a callous crime.
  54. 2008 Friday: Reuters confirms that for the first time in a flipping century, snow falls on Baghdad, Iraq.  Wow.  That damned global warming is destroying the planet.
  55. 2009 Sunday: Wailing erupts that as Israel pours troops into the Gaza Strip to stop the attacks on its nation that ‘more than 900 innocent civilians have been killed in the fighting.’  Stop launching attacks on Israel.  Elsewhere, European Union monitors arrive in Russia to ensure that natural gas deliveries restart to the EU as soon as is possible.
  56. 2010 Monday: Reinforced by the discovery of new tombs by the Great Pyramids in Giza, Egypt, reinforces the theory that free workers and not slaves built the pyramids.  Elsewhere, North Korea floats a peace treaty with South Korea in an effort to end the undeclared war that first erupted in 1950.
  57. 2011 Tuesday: New protests break out in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, over no jobs, high unemployment.  This unrest leads to the deaths of at least 53 people and countless injuries to numerous others.  This is not good.  Meanwhile, like all authoritarian regimes, Iranian state TV broadcasts the traumatic ‘confession’ of Majid Jamali-Fash, the man the Iranian regime conspired with Israeli Mossad agents to carry out the targeted hit on a peace-loving University of Tehran physics professor, Masoud Alimohammadi. 
  58. 2012 Wednesday: According to Israel’s military establishment, the country is preparing for an increase of Syrian refugees into the Golan Heights.  Elsewhere, following the blowing up of an Iranian nuclear scientist, the U.S. waves off Iranian charges of complicity.  Meanwhile, POS murdering thug Joran van der Sloot pleads guilty to the murder of a Peruvian woman of high rank within that country- her father is in government.  The Aruban scumbag got away with the murder of Natalie Holloway, but he was unable to escape these charges.
  59. 2013 Friday: In Sri Lanka, the parliament passes a motion to impeach the chief justice on the nation’s Supreme Court, Shirani Bandaranayke.  Elsewhere, the government of Central African Republic strikes a ceasefire with Islamist rebels who have been running amok following a month of negotiations.  This would lead to a new coalition government.
  60. 2014 Saturday: Charles Bolden, NASA’s administrator, and John Holdren, President Obama’s science advisor, announce the extension to 2024 of the International Space Station, as the White House wanted.   Meanwhile, as Fleetwood Mac[x] performs a concert on Maui, drummer/percussionist Mick Fleetwood announces that keyboardist/vocalist Christine McVie will be rejoining the band.  Elsewhere, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says, ‘the feds will recognize homosexual marriages conducted in Utah even as Utah won’t.’ 
  61. 2015 Sunday: Over 3.5 million people in Paris and across France stage unity rallies to protest the recent Islamist terrorist attack on the offices of French satire magazine, Charlie Hebdo; the rallies carry the theme ‘Je Suis Charlie’ (I am Charlie).   Elsewhere, in Africa, Boko Haram carries out suicide bombings in a local market in the northeastern part of Nigeria by using two 10-year-old girls as their weapons of choice.  We need to capture this scum and crucify them head down.
  62. 2016 Monday: At the University of Phoenix Stadium, #2 Alabama beats #1 Clemson 45-40 to win the College Football National Championship.  What an exciting game.  Elsewhere, in Baghdad, Iraq, jihadists affiliated with ISIS carry out a bombing attack on a marketplace which blows up at least 51 people and wounding numerous others.  The site ISIS assaulted was reported to be an ‘illegal casino,’ something the goody-two-shoes Islamists cannot tolerate- people having fun.  Meanwhile, protesters in Germany take to the streets to protest the thousands of sexual assaults that Muslim refugees allowed into the country by Chancellor Angela Merkel committed on New Year’s Eve, especially in Leipzig and Cologne.
  63. 2017 Wednesday: Following Chi-Com naval exercises in the South China Sea, the Taiwanese navy and air force scrambles to counter the PRC naval flotilla led by the aircraft carrier Liaoning sails through the Taiwan Straits on the way to its home port.  Elsewhere, President-elect Donald J. Trump holds his first post-election press conference in New York City.
  64. 2018 Thursday: Walmart announces that it’s going to increase its entry level wage to $11 an hour but will also close 50 Sam’s Club stores.  Elsewhere, in Santa Barbara County, California, the county sheriff says that ‘at least 43 people are still missing following Tuesday’s humongous mudslides in Montecito.  Heavy rains has weakened soil on fire-ravaged mountains which sent the sticky flows rushing down mountainsides and into homes.  Meanwhile, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange- who has been hiding out at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London since August 2012- has been granted Ecuadoran citizenship. 
  65. 2019 Friday: ISIS carries out a car bombing at a public marketplace in the town of Al-Qaim which kills two people outright and wounds another 25 or so.  The so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes again.  Elsewhere, federal government employees miss their first paycheck due to the ongoing federal government shutdown.  At least 800,000 nonessential workers will go without their pay (although as soon as government reopens, the checks- with interest- flow into their bank accounts).
  66. 2020 Saturday: In the AFC Division Game, the Tennessee Titans blow out the Baltimore Ravens 28-12 to move to the AFC Championship Game while in the NFC Division Game, the San Francisco 49ers whoop the Minnesota Vikings 27-10.  Elsewhere, former New York City Michael Bloomberg says he’s ‘open to spending $1 billion to defeat President Donald J. Trump.’  What a guy.   Meanwhile, the Iranians admit they screwed up when they shot down a Ukrainian airliner flying out of Tehran on January 8 when they began launching missiles at U.S. bases in neighboring Iraq.  They fired antiaircraft artillery at the plane they thought was American or American cruise missiles coming in, killing all 176 people aboard the doomed craft. 
  67. 2021 Monday: A New York state attorneys group is moving to disbar “America’s Mayor” and President Donald J. Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, for his part in the ‘Storming the Capitol Building 2021” so-called ‘insurrection.’  Next, the U.S. Supreme Court nixes a ‘fast-track’ for all of President Trump’s election fraud cases.  Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues urging Vice President Mike Pence to utilize the 25th Amendment so he and the Cabinet can remove a ‘extremely dangerous president from office before he can cause further harm to the country.’  Not going to happen, “Mumbles,” not going to happen. Speaking of the senile House speaker, she has ONE ARTICLE of impeachment against the 45th president ready to go which Talk Radio GIANT Rush Limbaugh presumes to be the opening round in negotiations to get Trump out of office in exchange for no prosecutions against him or members of his family for all time provided he never runs again.  This could be true, but we doubt President Trump will give in to his worst political enemy.
  68. 2021 Monday A: The jabbering mullahs in Tehran warn the world they have all sorts of missile bases along their coastline with all manner of weapons heretofore unseen in the history of the world, weapons that can defy the weapons of every other nation.  Bulls**t.  They use a lot of Styrofoam and paint to create the ‘illusion’ they have the best weapons in the world.  We say, “NUKE THEM.  NOW!”  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms deny forcible abortions and sterilizations of minority women in their country.  We here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM say they are following ‘more the Nazi-Fascist model’ than they are the one espoused by founder Mao Zedong and his brand of Marxism- Maoism.  Meanwhile, Beijing threatens a ‘counterstrike’ on the U.S. for defying their ‘blockade’ of Taiwan over the U.S. lifting restrictions on U.S.-Taiwan, aka Republic of China (the REAL China), relations.  Finally, the U.S. designates Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism and the Houthi rebels in Yemen as a TERRORIST GROUP.
  69. 2021 Monday B: In other foreign news, the Chi-Coms propaganda ministry slams President Donald J. Trump and the New York Stock Exchange over their delisting and holding accountable numerous Chi-Com firms in league with the Chi-Com military.  The Beijing mouthpieces claim that in doing so, the U.S. is ‘actually hurting itself through delisting these companies.’  Give us a break.  Wah, wah, wah.  Meanwhile, the outgoing U.S. Trade Adviser Robert Lighthizer urges the incoming ‘Pro-China Joe” Biden administration to maintain the tariffs on the Chi-Coms.  Sadly, we know “Pro-China Joe” will rip them off the moment he assumes office.
  70. 2021 Monday C: ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden names ex-diplomat and former U.S. ambassador to Russia William Burns to head the Central Intelligence Agency.   Next, we learn that the theme of ‘Pro-China Joe’s’ Inauguration Day will be “AMERICA UNITED,” even as he won’t discourage House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi from impeaching President Trump again.  Speaking of Trump and things associated with Trump, the U.S. Army is investigating an officer who led a group to Washington, D.C., to protest the stolen election.  The officer being investigated is Captain Emily Rainey, a psy-ops warfare specialist stationed at Ft. Bragg.  Next, the PGA is canceling a contract between President Trump’s Bedminster Course and the organization, one that would have seen the 2022 PGA Championship played there.  Wow.
  71. 2021 Monday D: The U.S. Supreme Court rebuffed a bid to establish universal mail-in voting across the Lone Star State.  Next, following its ban on President Donald J. Trump and its participation in the war against Parler, Twitter’s shares drop by an astounding 7-percent.  Not good for them.  Even more interesting, noted Trump critic, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that ‘President Trump’s eviction from Twitter is problematic.’  It’s okay for the Iranians to talk about killing everyone but President Trump sharing his mind is EVIL and must be stopped.  What a load of crap.  Good for you, Herr Chancellor.  Speaking of Twitter, after their San Francisco headquarters calls cops because there are a few people outside the facility protesting their actions against Trump, Jack Dorsey calls for police protection.  
  72. 2021 Monday E: Elsewhere in the world, the Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman is planning a city that won’t have automobiles for the ‘future beyond oil.’   Meanwhile, the most unpopular pontiff in modern times- Pope Francis- issues a decree permitting women greater roles in the church but still won’t permit priests to marry.  What a guy.  Elsewhere, the world’s biggest companies announce they will suspend donations to ALL U.S. lawmakers who voted AGAINST the certification of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden and ‘Kooky Kamala’ Harris.  My, my, my- the cancel culture strikes again.   Finally, GOP Congressman Vernon Jones of Georgia warns ‘Pro-China Joe’ that impeaching Trump again is not going to heal the country.’
  73. 2021 Monday F: President Donald J. Trump will be in Texas today celebrating the construction of 400 miles of border security fencing and walls along the border with Mexico.  Meanwhile, the first lady of the United States Melania Trump roundly condemns the Capitol Hill violence that occurred this past We