259. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022

We are watching history repeat itself some 82 years later with the murderous little midget Vladimir Putin playing Benito Mussolini and his number one ally, Xi Jinping playing the Nazi Fuhrer. Question is “will Chairman Xi ‘fish’ or ‘cut bait?’” We know what happened to the ‘Thousand-Year Reich’ when Hitler couldn’t ‘cut bait’- it crumbled after 12 horrifying years…

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259. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022:

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (Observed); National POW/MIA Recognition Day

We are watching history repeat itself some 82 years later with the murderous little midget Vladimir Putin playing Benito Mussolini and his number one ally, Xi Jinping playing the Nazi Fuhrer.  Question is “will Chairman Xi ‘fish’ or ‘cut bait?’”  We know what happened to the ‘Thousand-Year Reich’ when Hitler couldn’t ‘cut bait’- it crumbled after 12 horrifying years…

U.S. Secretary of State William R. Day; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingham; Second German Führer Admiral Karl Dönitz; Bon Jovi (and Skid Row) featuring Dave Sabo, the Faces featuring Kenney Jones, Fairport Convention featuring Maartin Allcock, the Grateful Dead in Egypt, the Lovin’ Spoonful featuring Joe Butler, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers featuring Ron Blair, and T-Rex featuring Marc Bolan:

  1. 1087 Friday: The reign of the 158th Roman Catholic Pope Victor III ends after a brief 1 year and 115 days.  He first became the shepherd of ALL Christendom on May 24, 1086.
  2. 1394 Tuesday: The reign of the 202.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Clement VII ends.  Elected in opposition to both the 202nd Roman Catholic Pope Urban VI and to the 203rd Roman Catholic Pope Boniface IX, Antipope Clement VII served from September 20, 1378. 
  3. 1498 Friday: Tomas de Torquemada, infamous for his role in the Spanish Inquisition, died in Avila, Spain.
  4. 1620 Wednesday: The Mayflower departs Plymouth, England, bound for the New World. She arrives in Provincetown, Massachusetts, on December 26, 1620. Aboard her were 102 passengers bound to establish a new colony.
  5. 1630 Monday: The village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston.
  6. 1652 Monday: Spanish troops occupy the British-held area of Dunkirk.
  7. 1654 Wednesday: Russian troops occupy the city of Smolensk in Poland.
  8. 1702 Saturday: Emperor Leopold I declare war on France, Cologne, and Bavaria.
  9. 1779 Thursday: The future 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingham is born on this date in New Hope, Pennsylvania. A future Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, to June 20, 1831.
  10. 1782 Monday: The Great Seal of the United States appears for the first time. American leaders impressed it upon a document used to negotiate a prisoner-of-war agreement with the British.
  11. 1795 Wednesday: British troops occupy Cape Town, South Africa.
  12. 1810 Sunday: Mexicans were inspired to begin their successful revolt against Spanish rule by Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla and his “Grito de Delores” (“Cry of Dolores”).
  13. 1812 Wednesday: During Napoleon’s occupation of Moscow, Russia, the Great Fire of Moscow breaks out and devastates much of the city.
  14. 1848 Saturday: France abolishes slavery in ALL its territories.
  15. 1857 Wednesday: The song, “Jingle Bells” by James Pierpont undergoes copyright under its original title, “One Horse Open Sleigh.”  Pierpont wrote the song, one considered a Christmastime Perennial, for Thanksgiving.
  16. 1859 Friday: British explorer David Livingstone discovers Lake Nyasa, which forms Malawi’s boundary with Tanzania and Mozambique.
  17. 1862 Tuesday: Liliuokalani, queen of Hawaii —reign 1891-1893—marries John Owen Dominis. Meanwhile, the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War—Antietam—takes place in Maryland.
  18. 1891 Wednesday: In Grünau, Berlin, Germany, the man who would become the chief of Kriegsmarine’s U-Boat wing, Admiral Karl Dönitz, is born. Following Adolf Hitler’s suicide in the Berlin bunker, Admiral Dönitz became the Führer from April 30-to-May-23, 1945 and would survive the war, dying in 1980.  
  19. 1893 Saturday: More than 100,000 settlers swarmed onto a section of land in Oklahoma known as the “Cherokee Strip.”
  20. 1898 Friday: The 36th U.S. Secretary of State William R. Day left office on this date. A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from April 28, 1898, until today and then moved on to serve on the federal courts and eventually, the United States Supreme Court.
  21. 1908 Wednesday: William Crapo “Billy” Durant founded General Motors in Flint, Michigan on this date in history. He did so by merging Buick and Olds car companies.
  22. 1910 Friday: Bessica Medlar Raiche of Mineola, N.Y., made the first accredited solo airplane flight by a woman in the United States.
  23. 1919 Tuesday: Congress issued a national charter to the American Legion.
  24. 1924 Tuesday: Jim Bottomley set a new major league baseball record when he knocked in 12 runs in a single game.
  25. 1940 Monday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Selective Training and Service Act into law, the nation’s first Draft Act. Elsewhere in government, Samuel T. Rayburn of Texas became Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
  26. 1941 Tuesday: Adolf Hitler orders that ‘for every dead German, 100 Yugoslavs are to die.’  Meanwhile, farther east, German armor surrounds the Ukrainian city of Kyiv during Operation Barbarossa. Elsewhere, Joe Butler—future drummer with the Lovin’ Spoonful—is born in Long Island, N.Y., on this date.
  27. 1948 Thursday: Kenney Jones, drummer for both the Small Faces and later, the Faces, [i] featuring Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Ronnie Lane, and Ian McLagan, was born in London on this date. Elsewhere, longtime bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[ii], 1976-1982 / 2002-present, Ron Blair, is born in San Diego, CA, on this date.
  28. 1953 Wednesday: “The Robe,” the first movie presented in the widescreen process Cinemascope, had its world premiere at the Roxy Theater in New York. Elsewhere, the American League gave permission to the St. Louis Browns to move to Baltimore, Maryland, where they changed their name to the Baltimore Orioles.
  29. 1964 Wednesday: The rock-and-roll show “Shindig!” premiered on ABC-TV.  Meanwhile, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, future guitarist with both Bon Jovi and Skid Row- Dave Sabo- is born.  In 1983, he would be the original guitarist with Bon Jovi.  Following that stint, he would move on to Skid Row where he would perform with the band for years.
  30. 1968 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon appears on the television comedy show, “Laugh-in.”  Elsewhere, the final episode of “The Andy Griffith Show” appeared on CBS on this date.
  31. 1972 Saturday: The “Bob Newhart Show” premiered on CBS-TV.
  32. 1974 Monday: President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders.
  33. 1976 Thursday: The Episcopal Church formally approved women for ordination as priests and bishops.
  34. 1977 Friday: Glam-Rocker Marc Bolan, singer and guitarist of the British band, T-Rex[iii], died in an automobile wreck on this date in Barnes, London. The legendary glam rocker was 29 years old. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, Maria Callas, the American-born prima donna famed for her lyrical soprano and fiery temperament, died in Paris at age 53.
  35. 1978 Saturday: The Grateful Dead[iv] perform at the Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt.
  36. 1982 Thursday: The massacre of between 1,200 and 1,400 Palestinian men, women, and children at the hands of Israeli-allied Christian Phalange militiamen began in West Beirut’s Sabra and Shatila refugee camps; the Palestinians had it coming!
  37. 1985 Monday: The Communist Party in China announced changes in leadership that were designed to bring younger officials to power.
  38. 1987 Wednesday: Two dozen countries singed the Montreal Protocol, a treaty designed to save the Earth’s ozone layer by calling on nations to reduce harmful emissions of chemicals by the year, 2000.
  39. 1988 Friday: Tom Browning pitched the 12th perfect game in major league history.
  40. 1990 Sunday: An eight-minute videotape of an address by U.S. President George H. W. Bush appeared on Iraqi television on this date. In it the President warned that actions of Saddam Hussein could plunge them into a war ‘against the world.’
  41. 1994 Friday: A federal jury ordered Exxon Corp. to pay a $5 billion punitive damage award to the people harmed by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. However, the U.S. Supreme Court later reduced the payout to $507.5 million, which made more sense. Elsewhere, for the first time in 10 years, two astronauts from the space shuttle Discovery went on the first untethered spacewalk.
  42. 2001 Sunday: President George W. Bush, speaking on the South Lawn of the White House, said there was “no question” Osama bin Laden and his followers were prime suspects in the Sept. 11 Islamist terrorist attacks; Bush pledged the government would “find them, get them running and hunt them down.”
  43. 2002 Monday: U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced that Iraq had unconditionally accepted the return of U.N. weapons inspectors.
  44. 2003 Tuesday: In the WNBA Championship, the Detroit Shock beat the Los Angeles Sparks, 2 games to 1.
  45. 2005 Friday: President George W. Bush ruled out raising taxes to pay the massive costs of Gulf Coast reconstruction in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, saying other government spending had to be cut to pay for the recovery effort. How about not going to war in Iraq, Mr. President, why didn’t you think about that before invading the Middle Eastern nation in 2003?
  46. 2007 Sunday: O.J. Simpson undergoes arrest in the alleged armed robbery of sports memorabilia collectors in Las Vegas. A jury later convicted “The Juice” of kidnapping and armed robbery, and then sentenced the thug to an indeterminate term of between nine-to-33 years in prison. Meanwhile, contractors for the U.S. security firm Blackwater USA guarding a U.S. State Department convoy in Baghdad opened fire on civilian vehicles mistakenly believing that they were under attack; 14 Iraqis died. It is what it is, folks.
  47. 2008 Tuesday: General David Petraeus stepped aside as General Ray Odierno took over as the top American commander of the Iraq War.
  48. 2010 Thursday: Poverty rates in the United States hit a 15-year high of 14.3 percent or 43.6 million Americans—all the while illegal aliens pour in to take American jobs!
  49. 2013 Monday: Health officials discover the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, in tap water near New Orleans, the first time ever detected in the U.S. water supply. Elsewhere, Aaron Alexis, a former U.S. Navy reservist, went on a shooting rampage inside the Washington Navy Yard, killing 12 victims before being shot dead by police.
  50. 2014 Tuesday:  NASA outsources its role in space travel by awarding a $4.2 billion contract to Boeing and a $2.6 billion contract to Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) to shuttle astronauts between Earth and the International Space Station.
  51. 2015 Wednesday:  In the journal, “Nature,” Oxford University reports that thanks to the intervention of modern medicine in Africa, approximately 700 million cases of malaria have been prevented. We know that hydroxychloroquine is one of the best anti-malarial drugs in use on the African continent and in 2020, it’s interesting to note that a country such as Uganda that has long used this extremely low-cost drug the deaths in 2020 from COVID-19 are almost nonexistent. Elsewhere, in Burkina Faso, security guards launch a coup taking President Michel Kafando and other ranking government officials into custody.
  52. 2016 Friday: Democracy Now reports that Donald Trump continues to dis President Barack Hussein Obama by suggesting that the 44th president was not born in the United States. Folks, millions of Americans, and millions more around the planet do not believe Obama[v] was born in the U.S. so WTF? Meanwhile, following a campaign rally in North Carolina the previous day, Hillary Clinton minimizes her public appearances. What is wrong with this woman?
  53. 2017 Saturday: Tropical Storm Maria, which would batter the Caribbean as a powerful hurricane, formed in the Atlantic. Elsewhere, California lawmakers voted to move the state’s presidential primary up by about three months to March, a move that would force candidates to mount expensive campaigns earlier.
  54. 2018 Sunday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sets an NFL record with 10 touchdown passes in the first two games of the regular season, lighting up the Steelers’ secondary with six touchdown passes for a road win of 42-37. Meanwhile, the Washington Post reports that potential U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh committed sexual assault in the 1980s when he was a young man, charges since proven to be FALSE.   Finally, in London, England, Maartin Allcock- longtime member of Fairport Convention[vi] (guitars, keyboards, violins, vocals, bass guitars, and pipes)- succumbs to liver cancer at age 61.
  55. 2019 Monday:  The New York Times publishes a story in which, it charges the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as being the most expensive in the world that each prisoner costs the taxpayers $13 million annually. Meanwhile, On This Day reports that the personal information of every citizen in Ecuador was found online on an unsecured server. Go figure.
  56. 2020 Wednesday: Warned ahead of time that his book about his time in the Trump administration contained classified information, former National Security Advisor John Bolton finds himself- along with his publisher and support staff- finds himself under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice. We told you so, John! Meanwhile, America’s insurance companies announce that this year’s ongoing ‘peaceful protests,’ aka rioting, looting, arson, rape, and murder- will be the costliest in U.S. history, claims coming in between $1-2 billion. Thank you, Democrats, thank you, Marxist-Socialist thugs. Elsewhere, pot-smoking New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio- struggling to remain lucid- announces that HE and his mayoral staff of at least 500 workers will go on furlough for two weeks, beginning in October. Dude, you do nothing anyway but thanks for allowing the city to hold onto your $250,000 annual salary.
  57. 2020 Wednesday A: In Austin, Texas, two construction cranes collide into one another killing no one but injuring at least 22 people on the ground. Illegal aliens at the controls? It is Texas, after all. Meanwhile, Hurricane Sally, a Cat 1 storm, continues assaulting the coastlines of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi. Rains are heavy, storm surges strong, and flooding rampant. Elsewhere, NFL ratings are in a nosedive, the opening week’s ratings coming in with a 20-percent or more drop in viewership. Every game save the New Orleans Saints-Tampa Bay Buccaneers was below normal. Don’t expect it to get any better anytime soon, the league’s owners MUST- we repeat, MUST- terminate the contract of Commissioner Roger Goodell and send this virtue-signaling POS packing and then must regain control of the players and enforce the rules. You remember ratings were DOWN in 2016 and were it not for Donald Trump, they would have continued tanking. This is your second chance, NFL team owners, and if you blow it this time, we expect America’s favorite sport will be as popular as midget mud wrestling. Don’t blow it. Speaking of football, the BIG 10 says it is going to return to playing games. Congratulations!
  58. 2020 Wednesday B: Senate Minority Leader and knuckle-dragger Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the head of Health and Human Services boss Alex Azar’s head over some bogus charge concerning the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever Bat Flu. Chuck- STFU. Meanwhile, Real Clear Politics polling average shows “Pro-China Joe” Biden with a lead of 49-percent to 44.7-percent over Trump. Wow. You go, Joe, you go! Next, along the west coast, out-of-control wildfires continue to burn acres and take lives yet in our northern neighbor, Canada, the wildfire season is way, way down thanks to proper forest management. Democrats do NOT think we won’t remember who is responsible for all the ills come November or in November 2022, November 2024 and onward. YOU will pay. Finally, last night, Tucker Carlson on Fox News Channel had Chinese Virus Crisis whistleblower, Dr. Li-Meng Yan on his program and she told the host that Beijing knew the facts concerning the Wuhan Flu and that they INTENTIONALLY ALLOWED IT TO ESCAPE. It is interesting to note that famed bastion of free speech, Twitter (yeah, right), silenced the doctor’s account on September 15. My, my, me!
  59. 2020 Wednesday C: The U.S. Senate Homeland Security Committee has issued subpoenas to former CIA director John Brennan, former National Security advisor James Clapper, and former FBI director James “The Saint” Comey. Good. Bring them in and bust their balls on live TV! Elsewhere, radio talk show king, Rush Limbaugh, reports today on his program that new polling shows that in strife-torn cities and towns across the country, voters favor Donald Trump by a 2-1 margin in November. Ooops! Not good for the Democrats!
  60. 2020 Wednesday D: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 29,689,922 confirmed cases, UP by 281,498 cases, 937,543 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,376 deaths, and 20,152,872 confirmed recoveries, UP by 201,786 recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 6,704,125 confirmed cases, UP by 29,165 new cases, 199,297 confirmed deaths, UP by 912 new deaths, and 3,636,578 confirmed recoveries, UP by 21,091 new recoveries. (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt motherf**kers). Now that Mo is living in Israel, here are the numbers for that nation: 170,465 confirmed cases, 1,165 confirmed deaths, and 122,785 confirmed recoveries.
  61. 2020 Wednesday E: 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: 771,288 confirmed cases, 14,648 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 10,951 confirmed cases, 100 confirmed deaths, and 3,885 confirmed recoveries. Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 84,320 confirmed cases, 2,107 confirmed deaths, but like California, the palooka-faced governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries. Shame on these flipping Democrats. Let’s take a look at one more state, Idaho: 35,984 confirmed number of cases, 420 confirmed deaths, but no mention of the confirmed number of recoveries- thank you, Governor Brad Little for acting like a Democrat and remaining mum on this figure.
  62. 2020 Wednesday F: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals DOW Jones Industrial Average: 28,032.38, UP 36.78 points (+0.13%). Next, the NASDAQ: 11,050.47, DOWN 139.85 points (-1.25%). Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,385.49, DOWN 15.71 points (-0.46%). The price of GOLD is $1,967.20 per troy oz., -3.30 (-0.17%) while the price of SILVER is $27.32 per troy ounce, -0.156 (-0.57%). The price of PLATINUM is $972.80 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.07%) while the price of COPPER is $3.06 per pound, 0.00 (0.00%). The price of PALLADIUM is $2,399.00 per troy oz, -7.50 (-0.31%). The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.17 per barrel, +0.01 (+0.02%). Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.75 Chi-Com yuan. Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 21.03.
  63. 2020 Wednesday G:  President Donald J. Trump- speaking from the White House today- said that he believes a vaccine will be available to combat the Wuhan Virus sometime in October. Earlier in the day, CDC Director Robert Redfield said that ‘masks are good’ and that ‘he was not as optimistic about a vaccine before late 2021.’  We shall see. However, Dr. Scott Atlas says 100 million doses should be available by the end of 2020. Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden says his legal advisors have told him that he could probably issue a nationwide mask mandate via executive order. Joe: NOT enough prisons to hold everyone who will not obey the bull crap order. Better to make hydroxychloroquine, aka Plaquenil, available to ALL Americans.
  64. 2020 Wednesday H: Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Justice charges five Chi-Com hackers with attempting to hack into more than 100 sites including social media and government. Currently, law enforcement is tracking these scalawags down. Next, President Trump reverses himself from an earlier stance and says that limited briefings on U.S. elections security will be provided to key members of Congress. As everyone knows, the Chi-Coms, the Russkies, the Iranians, the Cubans, the North Koreans, the Venezuelans, everyone with an ax to grind against the U.S. is going to attempt changing U.S. election results in November as they always do. When Barack Hussein Obama was president, he said influencing an election one way or another was nearly impossible so why would things be any different now?
  65. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 227,764,447 confirmed cases, +614,296, 4,681,587 confirmed deaths, +10,187 and 204,406,238 confirmed recoveries, +579,782. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 42,618,589 confirmed cases, UP 183,742 from yesterday’s reporting, 686,896 confirmed deaths, UP 2,324, [vii] and 32,324,091 confirmed recoveries, UP 79,598. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  66. 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 368,442 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 35,636 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  67. 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: 4,528,259 confirmed cases, 67,816 confirmed deaths, and 2,384,472 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,509,784 confirmed cases, 49,257 confirmed deaths, and 2,421,038 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 73,856 confirmed cases, 679 confirmed deaths, and 73,177 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 619,208 confirmed cases, 7,208 confirmed deaths, and 259,602 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Illinois: they have 1,586,741 confirmed cases, 27,113 confirmed deaths, and 1,431,261 confirmed recoveries. [ix]  
  68. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,208,403 confirmed cases, 7,465 confirmed deaths, and 1,117,027 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Vatican City, 214th area on the list: 27 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 27 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  69. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,751.32, DOWN 63.07 points (-0.18%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,181.92, UP 20.39 points (+0.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,473.75, DOWN 6.95 points (-0.16%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.48 per barrel, -0.13 (-0.18%).  The price of GOLD is $1,755.30 per troy oz., -1.10 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $22.94 per troy ounce, +0.14 (+0.60%).  The price of PLATINUM is $930.10 per troy oz, +6.80 (+0.74%) while the price of COPPER is $4.29 per pound, +0.01 (+0.20%). [xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,024.20 per troy oz., -2.05 (-0.10%). The price of RHODIUM is $11,250.20 per troy oz., -550.00 (-4.66%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $765,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,893.75 per USD/T, +3.25 (+0.11%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93    In Gambian Dalasi, one greenback equals 51.20 and in Georgian Lari, a buck equal 3.07 and in Ghana Cedi, one dollar equals 5.92 of theirs. [xiii]        
  70. 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 dropped to $4.390 per gallon, $3.096 in Florida, $4.073 in Hawaii, and $3.872 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let us look at one other Georgia: $2.977.  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- Germany: $6.872 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,768,967,941,690 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 Brazil, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Switzerland with $256 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.
  71. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 175 since Joe Biden’s earpiece appointed “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be ‘border czar’ and Day No. 82 since her sole visit to the region.  Next, here are stats from One America News for the border calamity.  We begin with the Cost for just this day of caring for the denizens of the Third World: $522,488,704.  Imagine what that money could do for the homeless, yet it’s going to ILLEGAL ALIENS.  Next, here is the cost for this year of caring for this human fecal matter: $283,262,287,872.  Incredible, absolutely incredible.  Next, here is the estimate for the numbers of illegal alien trash that has swept across the U.S.-Mexico border this year: 2,903,211.  Wow.  Finally, here is the CONSERVATIVE (LOW) estimate of border-jumpers living within the country now: 36,903,212.  Note- since 2009, we have placed the actual number back then at around 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number is closer to 85-110 million. (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).
  72. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– The Department of Homeland Security watchdog says that the ‘failure to screen illegal aliens along the border for COVID-19- and other diseases- is putting employees and American towns and cities at risk.’  Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that the Biden-Harris regime are responsible for the 317-percent increase on illegal alien garbage pouring across the southern border.  Meanwhile, in Texas, 123 landowners along the border in Texas are allowing the state to erect border fencing on their properties.  Good for you.  In other border news, every day, 4,000 or more illegal aliens show up under a bridge between Texas and Mexico.  Currently, there are 8,000-10,000 illegals waiting beneath the bridge for the Border Patrol to show up and process them.  Fox News has been flying drones around the bridge to show the environmental disaster of all the urine, fecal matter, and disease swirling around beneath the bridge.  That is, until late today when the FAA banned Fox from flying any more flights in the area.
  73. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Following yesterday’s announcement by the Biden regime and leftist leaders in Australia- Prime Minister Scott Morrison- and in England- Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson regarding the three countries’ new alliance with which to give Australia nuclear-powered submarines, France became angry as they were not consulted seeing as how they are also involved in the Indo-Pacific Region.  Moron U.S. Secretary of State Anthony “Bullshit” Blinken is now trying to pacify and coddle hurt Gallic feelings.  We thought the Biden regime was supposed to be ‘grownups in the room’ and that everything was ‘going to get back to normal’ with this Chi-Com stooge in the White House.  Finally, Barack Hussein Obama gives Justin Trudeau his endorsement in Canada’s upcoming election.  Loser.
  74. 2021 Thursday I: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News-(1) Pfizer $44.47 (2) AstraZeneca $56.60 (3) Johnson & Johnson $165.22 (4) BioNTech $372.65 (5) Moderna $440.65.
  75. 2021 Thursday J: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $84.02 (2) General Dynamics: $194.88 (3) Boeing: $213.36 (4) Lockheed Martin: $341.50 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $349.66.
  76. 2021 Thursday K: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $36.46 (2) DuPont: $70.64 (3) Honeywell: $219.65 (4) 3M: $182.66 (5) Teijen: $1,656.00.
  77. 2021 Thursday L: Artificial (Fake) Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $108.25 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.54 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $21.56.
  78. 2021 Thursday M: Joe Biden News I– As various state governments, companies, and businesses continue fighting the unconstitutional COVID-19 vaccine mandates, Joe Biden is bringing in representatives from Disney and Microsoft so the old fogey can try to break their balls on the topic of vaccine mandates.  Ronna McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee says, “NO” to vaccine mandates.   Rep. James Comer, R-KY 1st congressional district, demands to see ‘evidence’ from Joe Biden’s inconclusive Chi-Com Virus origins report (seeing as how “Pro-China Joe” is trying to protect his paymasters in Beijing).  Next, following tweets saying ‘think for yourself’ from entertainer Nikki Minaj, the White House is dangling a phone call with her so they can twist her arm into urging her 22 million followers to rush out and get these bogus vaccines.   Don’t take it, Ms. Minaj.
  79. 2021 Thursday N: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– The blows continue hammering the fraudulent Joe Biden regime as first, 24 GOP state attorneys general threaten the regime with lawsuits over its mandate forcing Americans within their states to get inoculated for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu while leaving illegal aliens to do whatever the heck they want.  Meanwhile, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, told the Biden regime today, “See you in court” over the mandate.  As if that is not bad enough, Joe Biden laid out today a plan with which to tax the rich.  He claims the wealthy do not pay ‘their fair share’ when in fact, the top one percent pays 50-percent of all taxes while the bottom 50-percent and less pay little to no taxes other than sales taxes and SALT.  Most of them get their taxes back via tax refunds so this bull crap that the upper classes pay no taxes is little more than crap.  Meanwhile, in another blow to feeble Joe Biden, Senator Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, continues- with Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA- to hold out against this bogus $3.5 trillion ‘infrastructure bill.’  Meanwhile, racist Virginia Governor Ralph “KKK” Northam says he ’supports Joe Biden’s tax hikes.’
  80. 2021 Thursday O: Joe Biden Regime News I– The U.S. government is moving to block the agreed-upon Purdue Pharma settlement resulting from their hand in the ongoing opioid crisis.  Next, the Biden regime is praising the Fox News Channel for having nearly 90-percent of its employees vaccinated for the Kung Flu and for ordering weekly testing of ALL personnel.  What a load of crap, FNC has become a left-wing outlet.  How sad.  Finally, polls are showing that Joe Biden is facing an uphill battle to win a second term in 2024.  (Note- how many believe this man is going to make it to 2024?  What is with all these coughing fits of his?)
  81. 2021 Thursday P: Nancy Pelosi’s January 06-2021 False Flag Operation– We expect that Nancy Pelosi’s hirelings, i.e., FBI informants, paid Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs, and other sundry garbage are going to ignite another FALSE FLAG OPERATION on Saturday at the Justice for the January 6, 2021, political prisoners languishing in the D.C. gulags.  The TSA is already tightening security at regional airports in case Marxists begin causing trouble.  This sounds like yet another attempt from start to finish to tarnish Trump supporters by setting off yet another riot.  This will allow House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi to put up Fort Pelosi once again and to keep it standing.  Meanwhile, Aaron Babbitt, widower of Ashli Babbitt, is urging there be NO violence at Saturdays “Justice for J6 Rally” at the U.S. Capitol.  Mr. Babbitt, NO Trump supporter, or defender of Americans’ civil rights will cause violence but all the stooges on the pay of the FBI and/or Speaker “Mumbles” Pelosi most assuredly are going to cause violence.  Finally, in other fascinating news related to the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021, while Roger Stone was giving a radio interview, process servers showed up and served him live on air with papers related to the events of that day.  Wow.
  82. 2021 Thursday Q: Political News I– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, told Newsmax that IF what is being alleged about Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark A. (Asshole) Milley is true, the scumbag could have triggered a nuclear war between the United States and communist China.  Chef Lilah Paulikovich of the AICPENDBLOG.COM said on her Twitter page a few days ago that Gen. Milley should be court martialed, stripped of rank, led up the 13 steps to the gallows, have the black bag placed over his head, the noose tightened around his neck, and then have the trapdoor beneath his feet dropped open.  He should also be fed to the crows. 
  83. 2021 Thursday R: Political News II– Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-NY 1st congressional district, says that disgraced traitor General Mark A. (Asshole) Milley violated the chain of command via circumventing it in his communicating with the Chi-Coms.  Rep. Tim Burchett, R-TN 1st congressional district, says that ‘General Milley has clearly violated the Logan Act’ and should undergo prosecution for it.  Rep. Chris Stewart, R-UT 2nd congressional district, says that ‘it’s stunning how General Milley bypassed civilian leaders’ including the President and the then-Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller, the latter of whom said he ‘did NOT okay the chairman’s calls to his Chi-Com ‘opposite.’  Finally, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says the ‘only winner in Joe Biden’s tax increases is the communist Chinese.’
  84. 2021 Thursday S: Federal and State Court News– A federal court has blocked the expulsion of illegal alien families under a Trump-era order.   Another judge nixes the Department of Justice bid to quash the Lone Star State’s new ban on abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.  Hearings are set for October 1.
  85. 2021 Thursday T: Sports News I– Tonight’s Thursday Night Football game features the New York Giants (0-1) and the Washington Football Team aka the Redskins.  The Redskins won 30-29 in the last couple of seconds.  Wow.
  86. 2022 Friday:  Observation of the Day– Watching the disaster befall Vladimir Putin in Ukraine must be akin to how our parents and grandparents viewed hapless Il Duce Benito Mussolini’s disasters in Albania, Greece, and in North Africa during World War II- a total Schmeckel to be sure, all schlong and NO balls.  His main ally- Xi Jinping of communist China must be holding his feverish, sweaty head in both hands much like Der Fuhrer Adolf Hitler did when he realized that he had to either ‘fish’ or ‘cut bait.’  In Hitler’s case, he could or would not ‘cut bait’ and thus rushed to the side of his beleaguered ally much to his eventual destruction.  Putin is NO Josef Stalin- perhaps he would like to be- but he’s demonstrated that he is a total flop at motivating his soldiers to fight an unpopular war on foreign soil which is the BIG DISTINCTION in this little melodrama.  The Russian people have no desire to fight a foreign war even in a country next door and thus as the Ukrainians continue kicking butts and taking numbers, Russian soldiers are throwing down their arms and raising their hands in surrender- “NO MÁS” as boxer Roberto “Manos de Piedra” Duran proclaimed when “Sugar Ray” Leonard was kicking his ass.  So many Russian soldiers are surrendering that Putin cannot eradicate all of their families so the only question remaining is WHEN will one of his adjutants stride up behind him and cap him?  If it has not happened by the time this post goes live, it should and hopefully will soon as this loser deserves NOTHING less.  Besides, where is the United Nations?  I know my colleagues have raised this question and so far, they are nowhere to be seen.  Time to boot the U.N. out of the U.S. now.  Let me know YOUR opinion- Chef James “Jimmy” Hall.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0954 a 7” x 5” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Rosy are You my Posy.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next album from Cheap Trick was their most successful to date: “Dream Police” (September 21, 1979).  Although some critics panned the album, the LP was smoking hot with the underlying theme of jackbooted thugs penetrating the dreams of sleepers and monitoring them.  Once again, the band has the same quartet of Rick Nielsen (guitars, backing vocals), Robin Zander (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Tom Petersson (bass, backing vocals), Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion), as well as two accompanying musicians: Jai Winding (pianos, organs, synthesizers, keyboards), and Steve Lukather (guitar on one song).  The tunes rock from the opening track to the very last notes.  The songs include (1) “Dream Police” (2) “Way of the World” (3) “The House is Rocking (with Domestic Problems),” the astounding (4) “Gonna Raise Hell” (5)  “I’ll Be With You Tonight,” the absolutely lovely (6) “Voices” to (7)  “Writing on the Wall” (8) “I Know What I Want” to (9) “Need Your Love.”  This is an album every fan of the band and of rock-and-roll must own.  We love it, you will love it, everyone will love it.  Seek it out now- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began promoting the music of an interconnected group of bands including the Small Faces, Faces, and Rod Stewart beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This was a massive undertaking of rock bands and solo artists so we hope you will seek them out and consider adding the music to your album collection.

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

[iii] We hope to promote the music of this famous British band, T-Rex, sometime within the next five years.

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

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

[vi] We promoted the music of not only Fairport Convention beginning on Monday, October 04, 2021, through Sunday, February 27, 2022, but also that of Richard and Linda Thompson, Fotheringay, Sandy Denny, Simon Nichol, and almost anyone else connected to this legendary band.

[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] 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.

91. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 01, 2022

2021 Thursday D: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- A new report suggests that New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov’s $4 million book on the AMAZING job he did with the ‘Chi-Vi’ (yeah, right) was written and edited by the Lov Gov’s staffers. We wonder, did the Gropin’ Gov share any of his money with them?

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91. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 01, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, Jr.; U.S. Secretaries of State Robert Smith and John C. Calhoun; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Charles S. Fairchild, C. Douglas Dillon, and Henry H. Fowler; U.S. Secretary of War John Armstrong Jr.; El Caudillo Francisco Franco; the Faces featuring Ronnie Lane, Procol Harum featuring Dave Ball, Steely Dan featuring Jeff Porcaro, the Turtles featuring John Barbata, the Zombies featuring Paul Atkinson, and Stinkbug—creator of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day:

  1. 996 Friday: The 137th Roman Catholic Pope John XV ended his time as Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became the shepherd of his earthly flock on August 20, 985, and guided his fellow Christians over the next 10 years and 225 days.
  2. 1515 Thursday: A Portuguese naval fleet under the command of Alfonso du Albuquerque captures the Persian fortress based at Ormuz.  The Portuguese rename the prize as the Fort of Our Lady of the Conception.  Congratulations!  
  3. 1578 Saturday: William Harvey of England discovered blood circulation.
  4. 1605 Friday: The 232nd Roman Catholic Pope Leo XI began his time as the Vicar of Christ today and would guide all of Christendom until April 27, 1605.  That’s right: he did not last long. 
  5. 1621 Thursday: The colonists of the Plymouth, Massachusetts, made the first treaty with Native Americans on this date.
  6. 1693 Wednesday: The four-day-old son of Cotton Mather dies and witchcraft in the town of Salem, Massachusetts, is said to be the culprit.  Woe to the witches that committed homicide on his son!
  7. 1748 Monday: The ruins of Pompeii, Italy, are uncovered.  People are shocked at how well many things were preserved when the molten lava became a thick layer of ash.  
  8. 1778 Wednesday: Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessperson, created the “$” symbol to denote a ‘dollar.’
  9. 1789 Wednesday: The House of Representatives held its first full meeting in New York City.
  10. 1793 Monday: 53,000 people die when the Japanese volcano, Unsen, erupts.
  11. 1811 Monday: The sixth U.S. Secretary of State Robert Smith left office on this date.  He served under President James Madison from March 06, 1809, until today.
  12. 1826 Saturday: Samuel Mory patented the internal combustion engine.
  13. 1843 Saturday: In Red Hook, NY, the 7th U.S. Secretary of War John Armstrong Jr. dies.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from January 13, 1813, to September 27, 1814.
  14. 1844 Monday: The 16th U.S. Secretary of State John C. Calhoun assumed his post on today’s date.  He served first as secretary of state under President John Tyler from April 01, 1844, to March 10, 1845, and moved onto other roles.
  15. 1850 Monday: On this date, administrators found both the county and the city of San Francisco, California.
  16.  1853 Friday: Cincinnati became 1st U.S. city to pay fire fighters a regular salary.
  17. 1863 Wednesday: The first wartime conscription law in the United States goes into effect during the Civil War and it sets off riots in certain parts of the country.  Wealthy Americans would be able to hire less-fortunate Americans and have them serve in their places.   
  18. 1864 Friday: The Travelers Insurance Company issued the first travel accident policy ever to a customer named James Batterson.
  19. 1867 Monday: Singapore, Penang, and Malacca become British crown colonies.
  20. 1873 Tuesday: British White Star steamship “Atlantic” sinks off Nova Scotia, 547 people die in the tragic mishap.
  21. 1881 Friday: Anti-Jewish rioting breaks out across Jerusalem.  The Arabs are doing what they do best and running amok, attacking Jews wherever they discover them.
  22. 1887 Friday: The 38th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles S. Fairchild began his term in office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from today until March 06, 1889.
  23. 1889 Monday: In Chicago, builders marketed the first dishwashing machine in the world.  What a timesaver it was.
  24. 1891 Wednesday: Founders incorporated the William Wrigley Jr. Company, a business best known for its Juicy Fruit gum.
  25. 1905 Saturday: The British East African Protectorate becomes colony of Kenya.
  26. 1915 Thursday: During World War I on the Eastern Front, the Russian spring offensive is beginning to stall in some places and gather steam in others.  The Germans have managed to halt their drive into the western part of Poland, part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire while further south in the Carpathian Mountains, the Austro-Hungarians are having a hell of a time stalling them.  Still, the Central Powers- Germany, Austro-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire- will get the situation under control.  Meanwhile, on the Central Asian Front, the Russians are pushing into the Transcaucasia. 
  27. 1916 Saturday: The first U.S. national women’s swimming championships took place on this date.  Meanwhile, on the Western Front during World War I, the Germans are battling to control the ground surrounding Verdun, one of the all-time worst meatgrinder battles.  Both the French and Germans are throwing everything they have into a swift victory which eludes both powers.
  28. 1917 Sunday: During World War I, the Russians are pushing towards Bagdad with the Ottoman Turks in headlong retreat.  The ‘Sick Man of Europe,’ the Ottomans because they have been in decline for so long are battling to hold onto Palestine as well as to prevent a Russian invasion from the north and east (not that the Russians are doing all that well- in a few more months, the Bolshevik Revolution would knock them out of the fight).
  29. 1918 Monday: With Russia embroiled in the civil war between the Reds and the Whites, the Germans continue pummeling them for concessions on all manner of things.  Today, they give Moscow an ultimatum as parts of the new Soviet Union breaks apart.  Give Finland their freedom or we will continue operations against you.  The Kaiser’s Germany and the Finns have a history.
  30. 1924 Tuesday: For his part in the infamous “Beer Hall Putsch,” a high court sentenced Adolf Hitler to five years in prison.
  31. 1927 Friday: His Master’s Voice introduced the first automatic record changer.
  32. 1929 Monday: Louie Marx invented the Yo-Yo.
  33. 1930 Tuesday: Leo Hartnett of the Chicago Cubs broke the altitude record for a catch by catching a baseball dropped form the Goodyear blimp 800 feet above Los Angeles, on this date.
  34. 1933 Saturday: Nazi Germany staged a daylong national boycott of Jewish-owned businesses.  Meanwhile, Heinrich Himmler becomes chief of the German National Police.
  35. 1934 Sunday: Bonnie and Clyde murder two police officers.
  36. :  The first commercially successful fluorescent lamps hit the market.  Finally, the Baseball Hall of Fame opened in Cooperstown, N.Y.
  37. 1939 Saturday: The United States recognized the government of General Francisco Franco in Spain; the same day Franco went on the radio to declare victory in the Spanish Civil War.  Meanwhile, the German General Staff is finishing their plan for the invasion of Poland, scheduled for later in the year.
  38. 1940 Monday: The Soviet NKVD- the secret police- begin trucking captured Polish officers into the Katyn Forest where they will soon begin machine-gunning them to death, at least 22,000 Polish officers and intelligentsia, people the Soviets view as impediments to them forcing communism onto the conquered portion of the nation they control.
  39. 1941 Tuesday: Pro-German Rashid Ali al-Ghailani grabs power in Iraq.  Angry at their occupation by the Brits, the “Golden Square,” the movement to oust the British gets underway.  At first, the British would be surprised and overrun but within a few days would be able to recover and strike back.  Meanwhile, in North Africa, following their costly defeat at El Agheila, the British are falling back in headlong retreat across the coastal road.  Is the road for the Axis to Egypt WIDE OPEN?  Meanwhile, German troops are moving towards the Yugoslav border.  They have a date with the Yugoslav people…
  40. 1942 Wednesday: The Japanese army continues the conquest of Burma, pushing the British back in one concentrated assault after another.  Meanwhile, in the Mediterranean Sea theater, the Luftwaffe continues smothering the island fortress of Malta with sortie after sortie of bombers, attacking ships, military targets, and civilian towns and cities.  Still, the people of Malta won’t submit to the Nazis and their Fascist Italian henchmen.
  41. 1943 Thursday: Craig “Stinkbug” Carrici was born in Pumpkin Center,[i] California, on this date; he is the founder of the AICP-END Blog.  Elsewhere, in the North African Theater of World War II, the British, the Americans, and the Free French and Free Poles continue pushing the Afrika Korps into an ever-shrinking corner of Tunisia.  As long as the Axis troops can continue the fight, they can keep Allied assets tied up there instead of being redeployed to other fronts.  Still, the end is coming and it’s coming soon.
  42. 1944 Saturday: John Barbata, future drummer of the Turtles[ii], the Jefferson Airplane[iii], the Jefferson Starship, and Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young[iv] was born on this date in Passaic, New Jersey.   Elsewhere, during the air war over occupied Europe, a grave error occurs today as 50 B-24 bombers flew into Switzerland’s airspace and bombed the wrong target, killing at least 40 or more civilians.  Pilots shot down over Switzerland of all sides were typically interned there until the end of the war and the Swiss were not big fans of the Allies, the United States in particular.  This mistake did not help things between the two countries.
  43. 1945 Sunday: American forces launched the amphibious invasion of Okinawa during World War II.  This would prove to be one of the costliest fights of World War II and the catastrophic loss of life on both sides would press President Harry S. Truman to authorize the dropping of atomic bombs onto the Japanese home islands in the hopes it would force them to surrender.
  44. 1946 Monday: Bassist Ronnie Lane of both the Small Faces[v] and the Faces[vi] was born in England.  Elsewhere, Weight Watchers formed.
  45. 1947 Tuesday: First Jewish immigrants to Israel disembark at Port of Eilat.
  46. 1948 Thursday: Due to the intransigent Soviets, the Allies commenced the Berlin Airlift on this date.
  47. 1950 Saturday: Future 110th Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, Jr., is born in Trenton, NJ, on this date.  President George W. Bush nominated him to the court, and he has sat on it since January 31, 2006.
  48. 1952 Tuesday: Alpher, Bethe, and Gamow proclaim the Big Bang Theory in Physical Review.
  49. 1953 Wednesday: Congress created the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare on this date.
  50. 1954 Thursday: The U.S. Air Force Academy forms on this date.  Elsewhere, future rock-and-roll drummer, Jeff Porcaro, who would play with Steely Dan[vii], Toto[viii], and others—was born in South Windsor, Connecticut, on this date.   Meanwhile, in the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, the People’s Army is launching massive attacks against the French Union, French Legionnaires, and local troops along the east side of the camp.  Huge artillery barrages precede human wave assaults where the communists spring out of trenches dug right up to the wire.  The battles being fought around the hilltop Eliane 2 are fierce but the French trade their shrinking perimeters for an excessive cost in communist blood.  Some of the French forces are beginning to weaken and Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais informs his command to cut the Thai auxiliaries loose.  No longer are they dependable.[ix]
  51. 1960 Friday: The United States launched TIROS-1, the nation’s first weather satellite on this date.
  52. 1961 Saturday: Evangelist Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye.
  53. 1963 Monday: New York City’s daily newspapers resumed publishing after settlement was reached in a 114-day strike.  The daytime drama “General Hospital” premiered on ABC-TV, as did “Doctors.”
  54. 1965 Thursday: The 57th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury C. Douglas Dillon stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John F. Kennedy and then Lyndon Baines Johnson from January 21, 1961, until today.  His replacement- the 58th U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry H. Fowler- assumed office on this date.  Also, a Democrat, Secretary Fowler served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from today until December 20, 1968.
  55. 1967 Saturday: The United States Department of Transportation begins operation.
  56. 1970 Wednesday: President Richard M. Nixon signs the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act, an act that banned cigarette advertisements effective on January 1, 1971.  Meanwhile, for his part in the My Lai Massacre, the U.S. Army charged Captain Ernest Medina on this date.
  57. 1972 Saturday: The first Major League Baseball players’ strike began; it lasted 12 days.  Elsewhere, in Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali wins a 15-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Mac Foster, to put his pro record to 35-1 while that of Foster went to 28-2.
  58. 1974 Monday: Ayatollah Khomeini calls for an Islamic Republic in Iran.  We call for the death of the ayatollah.  The guy is little more than a POS stuck to the bottom of one’s shoe.
  59. 1976 Thursday: Stephen Wozniak and Steve Jobs found Apple Computer.
  60. 1979 Sunday: Following the flight of the Shah, Iran proclaims themselves an “Islamic Republic.”  This horrible country would become the number one state sponsor od terrorism.
  61. 1982 Thursday: The U.S. transferred the Canal Zone to Panama.
  62. 1983 Friday: Tens of thousands of anti-nuclear demonstrators linked arms in a 14-mile human chain spanning three defense installations in rural England, including the Greenham Common U.S. Air Base.
  63. 1991 Monday: After five years of holding British citizen Roger Cooper hostage, the scumbag Islamist regime in Iran released him.  Meanwhile here in the United States, the Supreme Court ruled that attorneys could not bar jurors from serving due to their race.  Finally, with the ongoing collapse of the Soviet Union, the Warsaw Pact disbanded. 
  64. 1992 Wednesday: The National Hockey League’s Players’ Association went on it’s first-ever strike, which lasted 10 days.  Elsewhere, the world’s 7 wealthiest nations agree on $24 billion aid for former U.S.S.R.
  65. 1998 Wednesday: Paula Jones’ sexual harassment suit against President Bill Clinton is thrown out of court.
  66. 2000 Saturday: The 2000 United States Census is underway as of today.
  67. 2001 Sunday: George W. Bush has not been in office long when his first international crisis occurs as a U.S. intelligence-gathering aircraft flying in international waters is intercepted and rammed by a Chi-Com fighter jet.  The U.S. plane is seriously damaged and is forced down in Chi-Com territory while the PRC warplane goes down in the ocean and sinks.  The Chi-Coms will keep our people prisoner and will take the spy plane apart one screw at a time.
  68. 2002 Monday: Palestinians continue causing problems for the Israelis and fighting between terrorists and Israeli Defense Forces continues.  Gradually, Israeli troops are pushing the rabid jihadists towards the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem where the human garbage will seek refuge from an Israeli ass-whooping.  
  69. 2003 Tuesday: American troops entered a hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, and rescued Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch, who had been held prisoner since jihadists ambushed her supply column on March 23.
  70. 2004 Thursday: Suffering from the effects of kidney and liver disease, Paul Atkinson—guitarist with the British rock band, the Zombies[x]—loses his fight with his maladies and dies in a hospital in Santa Monica, California; he was 58-years-old.
  71. 2005 Friday: Hamas and Islamic Jihad have announced that they are considering- in principle- of joining the Palestine Liberation Organization.
  72. 2006 Saturday: White House Press Secretary Tony Snow announces that the administration is concerned over news of a potential toppling of the Lebanese government  by a cabal of Syria, Iran, and Hamas forces.  Of course, it appears that the Bush administration is searching for yet another opportunity to launch a new regime change war in the Middle East, ostensibly to help an ‘ally,’ Beirut.
  73. 2007 Sunday: Former United States Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson, Republican, throws his hat into the 2008 Presidential Election race. 
  74. 2008 Tuesday: While the Dalai Lama is visiting India, his hosts request that he not anger neighboring communist China.  India is unclear of its military abilities should the Chi-Coms begin launching attacks along their joint border.  
  75. 2009 Wednesday: In St. Petersburg, Russia, some anti-communist wag partially toppled a statue of Vladimir Lenin at the railway station with a bomb.  Police are seeking the suspect.   Meanwhile, the U.S. and Russia commence talks on a new Strategic Arms Limitations Treaty. 
  76. 2010 Thursday: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev- Vladimir Putin’s puppet- makes a surprise visit to Dagestan following a double suicide attack the day before that killed at least 12 people and wounded numerous others.  Meanwhile, former Alaskan Governor and vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin gives a speech in Nevada to tens of thousands of people seeking to get Senator Harry Reid, D-NV, out of office.
  77. 2011 Friday: Off the coast of Greece, Crete suffers a 6.2-magnitude earthquake.  Elsewhere, across the Near and Middle East, the Arab Spring continues as nations from the Persian Gulf to the end of North Africa at the Atlantic Ocean continue to see people running amok, trying to topple governments and murder leaders.  It’s akin to watching global insanity among members of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.
  78. 2012 Sunday: In Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood nominates Chairman Khairat El-Shater as a candidate for the May 2012 presidential elections.  Meanwhile, as the Syrian civil war continues to rage, Syrian military assets and artillery begin assaulting the city of Homs where a bunch of antigovernment and perhaps even ISIS thugs are holed up.  Wipe ‘em out, boys.
  79. 2013 Monday: In preparation for plans to step down in 2015, the president of Sudan Omar al-Bashar gives an order to release all political prisoners.  Elsewhere, in North Korea, at the annual convening of the People’s Supreme Assembly, their version of a parliament, begins after Kim Jong Un finished leveling threats of thermonuclear war against BOTH South Korea and the United States.  Fine people do something about it, President Barack Hussein Obama.
  80. 2014 Tuesday:  Fifty-eight miles north of the Chilean city of Iquique, an earthquake of 8.2 magnitude hits the area, stunning the region.  An earlier earthquake that hit on March 16 was 6.2-magnitude on the Richter scale; scientists predict an even bigger one soon.  Meanwhile, thanks to Russian land-grabs in the Crimea, NATO cancels all civil and military cooperation with Vladimir Putin’s Russia.  We’re sure they’re upset.  Elsewhere, the death toll in the West African nation of Guinea from its ongoing Ebola virus outbreak is now at 80 dead with possibly dozens sickened.
  81. 2015 Wednesday: Following problems with reaching a self-imposed reduction in water usage in drought-stricken California, Democrat Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown mandates a 25-percent reduction under threat of legal punishment to force lower usage of the precious resource.  Meanwhile, the governor-fearful of rising sea levels, continues to allow millions of acre-feet of water to flow out into the Pacific Ocean to protect the Delta smelt.  Impeach the bastard!  Elsewhere, famed British guitarist Dave Ball who played with Procol Harum died on this date in his native England; he was 65 years-old.
  82. 2016 Friday: At the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, the Golden State Warriors’ NBA record for home game wins ends as the Boston Celtics beat them, 109-106; it was the team’s first loss at home since January 2015.  Elsewhere, as world leaders convene in Washington, D.C., at the annual Nuclear Security Summit, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives them something on which to chew: he fires off a couple of missiles from the east coast of his s***hole country and into the ocean.  “Notice me,” appears to be the message.
  83. 2017 Saturday: In Stockholm, Sweden, famed singer/songwriter Bob Dylan wins his Nobel Peace Prize for Literature in a private ceremony.  God bless you, Bob.   Meanwhile, the government of Communist China announces its plan to build a city three-times the size of New York City (using American money, of course, purloined from us via disastrous past trade ‘deals’) in Xlongan, a new area.  Three years later, they spread the Wuhan Flu to the rest of the world.  Thank you, China, thank you.
  84. 2018 Sunday: In the 37th NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship, a stunner of a game occurs as Notre Dame beats Mississippi State by a final of 61-58 what with ND forward Jessica Shepard scoring 19 points.  Elsewhere, combined U.S. and South Korean forces commence their annual military drills, codenamed “Foal Eagle” and “Key Resolve.”  Of course, North Korean strongman, Kim Jong Un, is unhappy with the drills.
  85. 2019 Monday: China announces new laws to take effect on May 01, 2019, to stop the production of fentanyl-related opiates.  Okay.  China is the number one provider of opiates to the United States, being the ‘unseen hand’ distributing harmful drugs to Americans and causing far too many to die from them.  Shame.  Elsewhere, we learn that Saudi ARAMCO is the most profitable company in the world what with $111.1 billion in the previous year.    
  86. 2020 Wednesday: China continues being a major problem for the rest of the globe as the Wuhan Flu continues wreaking havoc wherever it shows up- with the strange exception of China (or so they claim)- with total number of confirmed cases at or near 911,308 and total number of confirmed deaths at 45,497.  We now know, however, that China has concealed- intentionally- the number of confirmed cases and number of confirmed deaths within their country so who the heck can believe anything these totalitarians claim?  The U.S. number of confirmed cases is closing in at 213,000 with 47,000 or so confirmed deaths.  This is outrageous, yet in China, the infamous WET MARKETS are open once more so the populace can enjoy their bat, rat, cat, dog, monkey, snakes, lizards, insects, and other exotic and endangered animals on their dinner table.  Shame!  World beware of the Wuhan Boogie Woogie!
  87. 2021 Thursday: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE– A new poll shows that 59-percent of the GOP’s voters do not approve of more gun control laws.  Meanwhile, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AK, said today that ‘Joe Biden’s border crisis is WORSE that a crisis, it’s sheer insanity.’  We concur.  Even federal officials are nonplussed over the (lack of) Biden border plan with which to distribute illegal alien brats across the country.[xi]   Elsewhere, Congressmen John Katko, R-NY 24th congressional district, and Henry Cuellar, D-TX 28th congressional district, have authored a bipartisan bill with which to bring sanity back to the southern border.  Moving on, Representative Jodey Arrington, R-TX 19th congressional district, says that the LEFT puts the fear of God (well, in the case of Democrats- Satan) into Joe Biden which prevents him from owning up to HIS border crisis.
  88. 2021 Thursday A: FOREIGN NEWS/OVERSEAS NEWS– A recent report shows that the scumbag Iranians are increasing uranium enrichment in their underground lairs more than the law permits.  We say, “Nuke them!  Now!”  Elsewhere, former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says his major regret is that the administration was unable to get North Korea to give up its nukes.  It is what it is, Mike.  Next, ahead of upcoming OPEC plus meetings, the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are discussing energy affordability but then, the U.S. says it’s going to minimize the number of U.S. military deployments to the Middle East to help the Saudis fight the Iranian-backed Houthi scum in Yemen.  Meanwhile, the Russians are moving armored and supply units via train towards the eastern Ukraine.  With muddled Old Joe Biden in office, WAR is coming soon.  We predicted this months ago.[xii]  Finally, a U.S. Air Force general warns that Russian activity off the coast of Alaska is increasing at a kinetic pace.  NOT GOOD.
  89. 2021 Thursday B: SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS / GUNS– Like always, the Democrats are pushing for more and more restrictions on firearms.  Good luck with that.  The FBI reports that the month of March 2021 saw the highest number of gun background checks in the U.S. ever what with 4.7 million new requests.  Wow.  Awesome.[xiii]   Speaking of guns, yesterday, we had yet another mass shooting under the Biden administration, this one in California in which a shooter killed four people including a 9-year-old kid.  Joe, WTF, dude?
  90. 2021 Thursday C: ECONOMIC NEWS– a recent report shows that factory activity is expanding at its highest pace since 1983.  People must be thinking President Donald J. Trump is coming back.  Meanwhile, the Biden administration allowed a Trump-era rule to lapse and this one was on the number of H-1B Visas handed out to foreign tech workers.  Americans trained to do these jobs can return to drawing unemployment checks because half of India is returning to the U.S.  Joe, again, WTF?  Elsewhere, last week, 719,000 new claims for unemployment insurance benefits were filed.  This is down yet again.  In other economic news, corporate tenants are looking to offload expensive office space now that millions of Americans can work from home.
  91. 2021 Thursday D: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– A new report suggests that New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov’s $4 million book on the AMAZING job he did with the ‘Chi-Vi’ (yeah, right) was written and edited by the Lov Gov’s staffers.  We wonder, did the Gropin’ Gov share any of his money with them?  Moving on, the U.S. Supreme Court gave the Federal Communications Commission the go-ahead to loosen rules on media companies ownership.  Meanwhile, Colorado is becoming the latest state to weigh in on its sports teams having Native American mascots.  Okay.  Elsewhere, U.S. airlines passengers fell by 60-percent in 2020 (thanks to the Chi-Coms) while gun seizures in the United States are at an all-time high.  Finally, American Jews report a major spike in Antisemitism, especially online.  
  92. 2021 Thursday E: BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS I– Joe Biden condemns the Texas Rangers baseball team using the harshest language (for him) over their opening the ballpark in Arlington, Texas, to FULL CAPACITY!  Awesome.  Life is returning to normal in civilized places.  Next, the Biden infrastructure plan is to RAISE corporate taxes which has led Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell to label it a ‘liberal wish list.’  What with growing pushback across the country to this ignorant ‘plan,’ Joe Biden is demanding his Cabinet ‘go out and begin promoting the $2 trillion give-away to liberal causes.’[xiv]  Finally, for some reason known only to God Almighty, Joe Biden is sending $125 million to the frigging Palestinians.  WTF?  (Note- the Senate GOP is BEGGING Joe Biden to keep jobs in America, not send them overseas which always seems to be Joe’s way).
  93. 2021 Thursday F: COVID-19 NEWS– Pfizer reports that after six months, it’s shots for the coronavirus remain 91-percent effective.  As long as it’s not that skin-peeling, Johnson & Johnson crap, we’re good.  Meanwhile, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, presented a new bill, “The Fire Fauci Act.”  Everyone is sick of the AMAZING Dr. “Tiny Tony” Fauci.  This man has lied and spread so much misinformation that it’s high time this guy was booted out on his butt.  He’s a bum.  
  94. 2021 Thursday G: POLITICAL CORRECTNESS/WOKE NEWS/MORON NEWS– Governor Brian Kemp of Georgia is firing back at befuddled Old Joe Biden’s demand that the Major League Baseball All-Star Game be pulled from Atlanta, due to the new Voting Rights Bill in the Peach State.  ‘Ridiculous,’ says the man sitting in overweight Stacey Abrams’ seat (yeah, right, LOL).  Next, Bud Light pulled a fast one on the American people (after all, it’s April Fool’s Day) by showing photos of its new pizza-flavored seltzer.  Yuck (but of course, young people are stupid and like all manner of stupid stuff).   Moving on, incredibly unattractive and terribly stupid Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Baby Evita, aka AOC, aka “The Fly,” aka Sandy Cortez (her birth name) is upping the ante on Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill.[xv]  She wants a $10 trillion infrastructure bill.  What, is this f***ing monopoly money?  Finally, the Star Wars franchise is going to have new trans/nonbinary characters.  Ah, aren’t you all WOKE?  Dumb asses.
  95. 2021 Thursday H: FOREIGN NEWS/OVERSEAS NEWS II– Iran and other world powers are discussing the re-entry of the United States into the Iran Nuclear Deal, aka the JCPOA.  Wow.  Thanks, Joe.  Elsewhere, BIG TECH guy Tim Cook blasts Georgia for its new voting rights law while remaining entirely silent on Uighur concentration camps in Xinjiang Province.  That’s a BIG CORPORATE head for you, sucking up to Beijing while blasting fellow Americans.   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, seven pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong have just been convicted in a ‘Chi-Com court’ for daring to defend the deal the Chi-Coms promised to observe- a 50-year-transition.  That’s communists for you.  Next, last night Tucker Carlson reported on Canada’s INTERNMENT HOTELS where all Canadian citizens exiting airplanes in that country are whisked off to internment centers where they are held for three days- or until repeated COVID-19 tests clear them (still, after three days)- before being released.  Even worse, the internees pay for their own room and board which according to Mr. Carlson sees little food and even less water provided to the inmates.  Even worse, the doors don’t lock and there have been reports of sexual assaults occurring in the middle of the night.  This is Canada? 
  96. 2021 Thursday I: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II–  Angry Los Angeles County residents are suing the L.A. County Teachers’ Union as well as the Los Angeles Unified School District for NOT holding in-person classes for the kids.  (Note- we look forward to the disciplinary problems the teachers are going to face when schools reopen.  Teachers are going to get their asses beat and even murdered by out-of-control sociopathic students.  Serves them right).  Next, Lara Trump says, ‘it’s outrageous’ that her interview with her father-in-law was banned from Facebook and Instagram.  Do what we did- we closed our social media accounts with the exception of Lilah’s Twitter account.  Elsewhere, Governor Greg Gianforte, R-MT, signed a bill into law in his state that prohibits SANCTUARY CITIES and demands that ALL law enforcement cooperate with federal law enforcement officers and agencies.  Finally, a report on the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021- the Capitol Hill Riots, the ones in which, Antifa and Black Lives Matter human fecal matter infiltrated peaceful Trump supporters and carried out an incursion into the Capitol says that the majority of the blame falls on D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s ‘police forces being unprepared.’  There you go.
  97. 2021 Thursday J: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 129,456,315 confirmed cases, +1034,384, 2,825,805  confirmed deaths, +18,711, and 73,370,628 confirmed recoveries, +510,126.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,731,414 confirmed cases, up 117,822 from yesterday’s reporting, 558,213 confirmed deaths, UP 1,726, and 118,438,310 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.[xvi] 
  98. 2021 Thursday K: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 231,003 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.  
  99. 2021 Thursday L: 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: 3,669,422 confirmed cases, 59,304 confirmed deaths (less than yesterday’s), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,057,727 confirmed cases, 33,424 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 29,779 confirmed cases, 460 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 366,949 confirmed cases, 5,309 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Indiana, the home of U.S. Transportation Secretary “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg’s favorite bath house: currently, they have 691,001 confirmed cases, 13,048 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 833,456 confirmed cases, 6,220 confirmed deaths, and 820,703 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Japan, once the proud home of the Samurai (we need them to return): 474,773 cases of the virus, 9,162 confirmed deaths and 446,416 confirmed recoveries.[xvii]    
  100. 2021 Thursday M:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,153.21, UP 171.66 points (+0.52%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,480.11, UP 233.24 points (+1.76%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,019.87, UP 46.98 points (+1.18%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.45 per barrel, +2.02 (+3.40%).  The price of GOLD is $1,728.40 per troy oz., +19.80 (+1.16%) while the price of SILVER is $24.95 per troy ounce, +0.50 (+2.06%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,208.60 per troy oz, +19.60 (+1.65%) while the price of COPPER is $3.99 per pound, +0.01 (+0.19%).[xviii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,669.50 per troy oz, +44.50 (+1.70%).[xix] The price of RHODIUM is $26,700.00 per troy oz., +500.00 (+1.91%).[xx]    Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.57 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.27.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.   In Botswana Pula, one greenback equals 10.98.[xxi]  
  101. 2021 Thursday N: 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 $3.906 per gallon, $2.856 in Florida, $3.689 in Hawaii, and $3.330 in Washington state.[xxii]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,121,036,365,830 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxiii]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
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[i] Stinkbug would always say he was born in Oildale, California, which is 10 miles or so north of Pumpkin Center because he was embarrassed to tell people he was born in Pumpkin Center because people would laugh.  Now, he says he doesn’t give a f*** what anyone says.  Happy birthday, Stinky!

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

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

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

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

[vi] See previous.

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

[viii] We hope to promote the music of this exciting professional band, Toto, at some point in the future.

[ix] 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.

[x] 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.

[xi] Chef Lilah Paulikovich in Hawaii reports that the first planeload of illegal alien minors arrived at Honolulu’s airport the other day.  In many places, foster care children are getting booted onto the streets so illegal alien snots can take their place.  Folks, what the Democrats are doing with illegal aliens is the same thing they did with black slaves in the Old South prior to the Civil War.  The Democrats are always on the wrong side of history, fighting to protect the evil institution of slavery, in this case, the economic low-wage slavery of illegal aliens.

[xii] Last year we predicted an alliance of communist China, Russia, Iran, and probably some lesser members such as Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, and others and that they would launch various actions in their ‘neck of the woods’ because with Joe Biden in the White House, folks, there isn’t going to be a better time to launch attacks around the world, rather like the Axis during World War II.  It’s coming. 

[xiii] Virtually everyone- and we mean everyone- here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM has gone out- with family members- and added guns, accessories, and ammunition like there’s no tomorrow.  F*** the Democrats.

[xiv] Yet, “Cocaine Mitch” is praising Joe Biden while slamming his administration.  That’s the way, Mitch, that’s the way to play BOTH SIDES of the fence. 

[xv] House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says that ‘Joe Biden’s absurd $2 trillion ‘infrastructure bill’ is no joke.  We have to stop this crap.

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

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

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

[xix] 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.

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

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

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

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

Peter Navarro is correct: the AMAZING Dr. Tony “Goggles” Fauci is indeed a sociopath- Fauci needs to shut the hell up…NOW!

259. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

EEE. 2020 Wednesday C: The U.S. Senate Homeland Security Committee has issued subpoenas to former CIA director John Brennan, former National Security advisor James Clapper, and former FBI director James “The Saint” Comey. Good. Bring them in and bust their balls on live TV!

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259. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021:

Yom Kippur (Jewish holiday and state holiday in Texas)

U.S. Secretary of State William R. Day; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingham; Second German Führer Admiral Karl Dönitz; the Faces featuring Kenney Jones, the Grateful Dead in Egypt, the Lovin’ Spoonful featuring Joe Butler, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers featuring Ron Blair, and T-Rex featuring Marc Bolan:

  1. 1498 Friday: Tomas de Torquemada, infamous for his role in the Spanish Inquisition, died in Avila, Spain.
  2. 1620 Wednesday: The Mayflower departs Plymouth, England, bound for the New World. She arrives in Provincetown, Massachusetts, on December 26, 1620. Aboard her were 102 passengers bound to establish a new colony.
  3. 1630 Monday: The village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston.
  4. 1652 Monday: Spanish troops occupy the British-held area of Dunkirk.
  5. 1654 Wednesday: Russian troops occupy the city of Smolensk in Poland.
  6. 1702 Saturday: Emperor Leopold I declare war on France, Cologne, and Bavaria.
  7. 1779 Thursday: The future 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingham is born on this date in New Hope, Pennsylvania. A future Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, to June 20, 1831.
  8. 1782 Monday: The Great Seal of the United States appears for the first time. American leaders impressed it upon a document used to negotiate a prisoner-of-war agreement with the British.
  9. 1795 Wednesday: British troops occupy Cape Town, South Africa.
  10. 1810 Sunday: Mexicans were inspired to begin their successful revolt against Spanish rule by Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla and his “Grito de Delores” (“Cry of Dolores”).
  11. 1812 Wednesday: During Napoleon’s occupation of Moscow, Russia, the Great Fire of Moscow breaks out and devastates much of the city.
  12. 1848 Saturday: France abolishes slavery in ALL its territories.
  13. 1857 Wednesday: The song, “Jingle Bells” by James Pierpont undergoes copyright under its original title, “One Horse Open Sleigh.”  Pierpont wrote the song, one considered a Christmastime Perennial, for Thanksgiving.
  14. 1859 Friday: British explorer David Livingstone discovers Lake Nyasa, which forms Malawi’s boundary with Tanzania and Mozambique.
  15. 1862 Tuesday: Liliuokalani, queen of Hawaii —reign 1891-1893—marries John Owen Dominis. Meanwhile, the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War—Antietam—takes place in Maryland.
  16. 1891 Wednesday: In Grünau, Berlin, Germany, the man who would become the chief of Kriegsmarine’s U-Boat wing, Admiral Karl Dönitz, is born. Following Adolf Hitler’s suicide in the Berlin bunker, Admiral Dönitz became the Führer from 04-30-to-05-23-1945 and would survive the war, dying in 1980.  
  17. 1893 Saturday: More than 100,000 settlers swarmed onto a section of land in Oklahoma known as the “Cherokee Strip.”
  18. 1898 Friday: The 36th U.S. Secretary of State William R. Day left office on this date. A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from April 28, 1898, until today and then moved on to serve on the federal courts and eventually, the United States Supreme Court.
  19. 1908 Wednesday: William Crapo “Billy” Durant founded General Motors in Flint, Michigan on this date in history. He did so by merging Buick and Olds car companies.
  20. 1910 Friday: Bessica Medlar Raiche of Mineola, N.Y., made the first accredited solo airplane flight by a woman in the United States.
  21. 1919 Tuesday: Congress issued a national charter to the American Legion.
  22. 1924 Tuesday: Jim Bottomley set a new major league baseball record when he knocked in 12 runs in a single game.
  23. 1940 Monday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Selective Training and Service Act into law, the nation’s first Draft Act. Elsewhere in government, Samuel T. Rayburn of Texas became Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
  24. 1941 Tuesday: Adolf Hitler orders that ‘for every dead German, 100 Yugoslavs are to die.’  Meanwhile, farther east, German armor surrounds the Ukrainian city of Kyiv during Operation Barbarossa. Elsewhere, Joe Butler—future drummer with the Lovin’ Spoonful—is born in Long Island, N.Y., on this date.
  25. 1948 Thursday: Kenney Jones, drummer for both the Small Faces and later, the Faces,[i] featuring Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Ronnie Lane, and Ian McLagan, was born in London on this date. Elsewhere, longtime bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[ii], 1976-1982 / 2002-present, Ron Blair, is born in San Diego, CA, on this date.
  26. 1953 Wednesday: “The Robe,” the first movie presented in the widescreen process Cinemascope, had its world premiere at the Roxy Theater in New York. Elsewhere, the American League gave permission to the St. Louis Browns to move to Baltimore, Maryland, where they changed their name to the Baltimore Orioles.
  27. 1964 Wednesday: The rock-and-roll show “Shindig!” premiered on ABC-TV.
  28. 1968 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon appears on the television comedy show, “Laugh-in.”  Elsewhere, the final episode of “The Andy Griffith Show” appeared on CBS on this date.
  29. 1972 Saturday: The “Bob Newhart Show” premiered on CBS-TV.
  30. 1974 Monday: President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders.
  31. 1976 Thursday: The Episcopal Church formally approved women for ordination as priests and bishops.
  32. 1977 Friday: Glam-Rocker Marc Bolan, singer and guitarist of the British band, T-Rex[iii], died in an automobile wreck on this date in Barnes, London. The legendary glam rocker was 29 years old. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, Maria Callas, the American-born prima donna famed for her lyrical soprano and fiery temperament, died in Paris at age 53.
  33. 1978 Saturday: The Grateful Dead[iv] perform at the Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt.
  34. 1982 Thursday: The massacre of between 1,200 and 1,400 Palestinian men, women, and children at the hands of Israeli-allied Christian Phalange militiamen began in West Beirut’s Sabra and Shatila refugee camps; the Palestinians had it coming!
  35. 1985 Monday: The Communist Party in China announced changes in leadership that were designed to bring younger officials to power.
  36. 1987 Wednesday: Two dozen countries singed the Montreal Protocol, a treaty designed to save the Earth’s ozone layer by calling on nations to reduce harmful emissions of chemicals by the year, 2000.
  37. 1988 Friday: Tom Browning pitched the 12th perfect game in major league history.
  38. 1990 Sunday: An eight-minute videotape of an address by U.S. President George H. W. Bush appeared on Iraqi television on this date. In it the President warned that actions of Saddam Hussein could plunge them into a war ‘against the world.’
  39. 1994 Friday: A federal jury ordered Exxon Corp. to pay a $5 billion punitive damage award to the people harmed by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. However, the U.S. Supreme Court later reduced the payout to $507.5 million, which made more sense. Elsewhere, for the first time in 10 years, two astronauts from the space shuttle Discovery went on the first untethered spacewalk.
  40. 2001 Sunday: President George W. Bush, speaking on the South Lawn of the White House, said there was “no question” Osama bin Laden and his followers were prime suspects in the Sept. 11 Islamist terrorist attacks; Bush pledged the government would “find them, get them running and hunt them down.”
  41. 2002 Monday: U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced that Iraq had unconditionally accepted the return of U.N. weapons inspectors.
  42. 2003 Tuesday: In the WNBA Championship, the Detroit Shock beat the Los Angeles Sparks, 2 games to 1.
  43. 2005 Friday: President George W. Bush ruled out raising taxes to pay the massive costs of Gulf Coast reconstruction in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, saying other government spending had to be cut to pay for the recovery effort. How about not going to war in Iraq, Mr. President, why didn’t you think about that before invading the Middle Eastern nation in 2003?
  44. 2007 Sunday: O.J. Simpson undergoes arrest in the alleged armed robbery of sports memorabilia collectors in Las Vegas. A jury later convicted “The Juice” of kidnapping and armed robbery, and then sentenced the thug to an indeterminate term of between nine-to-33 years in prison. Meanwhile, contractors for the U.S. security firm Blackwater USA guarding a U.S. State Department convoy in Baghdad opened fire on civilian vehicles mistakenly believing that they were under attack; 14 Iraqis died. It is what it is, folks.
  45. 2008 Tuesday: General David Petraeus stepped aside as General Ray Odierno took over as the top American commander of the Iraq War.
  46. 2010 Thursday: Poverty rates in the United States hit a 15-year high of 14.3 percent or 43.6 million Americans—all the while illegal aliens pour in to take American jobs!
  47. 2013 Monday: Health officials discover the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, in tap water near New Orleans, the first time ever detected in the U.S. water supply. Elsewhere, Aaron Alexis, a former U.S. Navy reservist, went on a shooting rampage inside the Washington Navy Yard, killing 12 victims before being shot dead by police.
  48. 2014 Tuesday:  NASA outsources its role in space travel by awarding a $4.2 billion contract to Boeing and a $2.6 billion contract to Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) to shuttle astronauts between Earth and the International Space Station.
  49. 2015 Wednesday:  In the journal, “Nature,” Oxford University reports that thanks to the intervention of modern medicine in Africa, approximately 700 million cases of malaria have been prevented. We know that hydroxychloroquine is one of the best anti-malarial drugs in use on the African continent and in 2020, it’s interesting to note that a country such as Uganda that has long used this extremely low-cost drug the deaths in 2020 from COVID-19 are almost nonexistent. Elsewhere, in Burkina Faso, security guards launch a coup taking President Michel Kafando and other ranking government officials into custody.
  50. 2016 Friday: Democracy Now reports that Donald Trump continues to dis President Barack Hussein Obama by suggesting that the 44th president was not born in the United States. Folks, millions of Americans, and millions more around the planet do not believe Obama[v] was born in the U.S. so WTF? Meanwhile, following a campaign rally in North Carolina the previous day, Hillary Clinton minimizes her public appearances. What is wrong with this woman?
  51. 2017 Saturday: Tropical Storm Maria, which would batter the Caribbean as a powerful hurricane, formed in the Atlantic. Elsewhere, California lawmakers voted to move the state’s presidential primary up by about three months to March, a move that would force candidates to mount expensive campaigns earlier.
  52. 2018 Sunday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sets an NFL record with 10 touchdown passes in the first two games of the regular season, lighting up the Steelers’ secondary with six touchdown passes for a road win of 42-37. Meanwhile, the Washington Post reports that potential U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh committed sexual assault in the 1980s when he was a young man, charges since proven to be FALSE.
  53. 2019 Monday:  The New York Times publishes a story in which, it charges the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as being the most expensive in the world that each prisoner costs the taxpayers $13 million annually. Meanwhile, On This Day reports that the personal information of every citizen in Ecuador was found online on an unsecured server. Go figure.
  54. 2020 Wednesday: Warned ahead of time that his book about his time in the Trump administration contained classified information, former National Security Advisor John Bolton finds himself- along with his publisher and support staff- finds himself under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice. We told you so, John! Meanwhile, America’s insurance companies announce that this year’s ongoing ‘peaceful protests,’ aka rioting, looting, arson, rape, and murder- will be the costliest in U.S. history, claims coming in between $1-2 billion. Thank you, Democrats, thank you, Marxist-Socialist thugs. Elsewhere, pot-smoking New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio- struggling to remain lucid- announces that HE and his mayoral staff of at least 500 workers will go on furlough for two weeks, beginning in October. Dude, you do nothing anyway but thanks for allowing the city to hold onto your $250,000 annual salary.
  55. 2020 Wednesday A: In Austin, Texas, two construction cranes collide into one another killing no one but injuring at least 22 people on the ground. Illegal aliens at the controls? It is Texas, after all. Meanwhile, Hurricane Sally, a Cat 1 storm, continues assaulting the coastlines of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi. Rains are heavy, storm surges strong, and flooding rampant. Elsewhere, NFL ratings are in a nosedive, the opening week’s ratings coming in with a 20-percent or more drop in viewership. Every game save the New Orleans Saints-Tampa Bay Buccaneers was below normal. Don’t expect it to get any better anytime soon, the league’s owners MUST- we repeat, MUST- terminate the contract of Commissioner Roger Goodell and send this virtue-signaling POS packing and then must regain control of the players and enforce the rules. You remember ratings were DOWN in 2016 and were it not for Donald Trump, they would have continued tanking. This is your second chance, NFL team owners, and if you blow it this time, we expect America’s favorite sport will be as popular as midget mud wrestling. Don’t blow it. Speaking of football, the BIG 10 says it is going to return to playing games. Congratulations!
  56. 2020 Wednesday B: Senate Minority Leader and knuckle-dragger Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the head of Health and Human Services boss Alex Azar’s head over some bogus charge concerning the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever Bat Flu. Chuck- STFU. Meanwhile, Real Clear Politics polling average shows “Pro-China Joe” Biden with a lead of 49-percent to 44.7-percent over Trump. Wow. You go, Joe, you go! Next, along the west coast, out-of-control wildfires continue to burn acres and take lives yet in our northern neighbor, Canada, the wildfire season is way, way down thanks to proper forest management. Democrats, do NOT think we won’t remember who is responsible for all the ills come November or in November 2022, November 2024 and onward. YOU will pay. Finally, last night, Tucker Carlson on Fox News Channel had Chinese Virus Crisis whistleblower, Dr. Li-Meng Yan on his program and she told the host that Beijing knew the facts concerning the Wuhan Flu and that they INTENTIONALLY ALLOWED IT TO ESCAPE. It is interesting to note that famed bastion of free speech, Twitter (yeah, right), silenced the doctor’s account on September 15. My, my, me!
  57. 2020 Wednesday C: The U.S. Senate Homeland Security Committee has issued subpoenas to former CIA director John Brennan, former National Security advisor James Clapper, and former FBI director James “The Saint” Comey. Good. Bring them in and bust their balls on live TV! Elsewhere, radio talk show king, Rush Limbaugh, reports today on his program that new polling shows that in strife-torn cities and towns across the country, voters favor Donald Trump by a 2-1 margin in November. Ooops! Not good for the Democrats!
  58. 2020 Wednesday D: Here are today’s Comrade Xi Jinping’s Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 29,689,922 confirmed cases, UP by 281,498 cases, 937,543 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,376 deaths, and 20,152,872 confirmed recoveries, UP by 201,786 recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 6,704,125 confirmed cases, UP by 29,165 new cases, 199,297 confirmed deaths, UP by 912 new deaths, and 3,636,578 confirmed recoveries, UP by 21,091 new recoveries. (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt motherf**kers). Now that Mo is living in Israel, here are the numbers for that nation: 170,465 confirmed cases, 1,165 confirmed deaths, and 122,785 confirmed recoveries.
  59. 2020 Wednesday E: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 771,288 confirmed cases, 14,648 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 10,951 confirmed cases, 100 confirmed deaths, and 3,885 confirmed recoveries. Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 84,320 confirmed cases, 2,107 confirmed deaths, but like California, the palooka-faced governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries. Shame on these flipping Democrats. Let’s take a look at one more state, Idaho: 35,984 confirmed number of cases, 420 confirmed deaths, but no mention of the confirmed number of recoveries- thank you, Governor Brad Little for acting like a Democrat and remaining mum on this figure.
  60. 2020 Wednesday F: Here are today’s BIG Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 28,032.38, UP 36.78 points (+0.13%). Next, the NASDAQ: 11,050.47, DOWN 139.85 points (-1.25%). Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,385.49, DOWN 15.71 points (-0.46%). The price of GOLD is $1,967.20 per troy oz., -3.30 (-0.17%) while the price of SILVER is $27.32 per troy ounce, -0.156 (-0.57%). The price of PLATINUM is $972.80 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.07%) while the price of COPPER is $3.06 per pound, 0.00 (0.00%). The price of PALLADIUM is $2,399.00 per troy oz, -7.50 (-0.31%). The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.17 per barrel, +0.01 (+0.02%). Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.75 Chi-Com yuan. Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 21.03.
  61. 2020 Wednesday G:  President Donald J. Trump- speaking from the White House today- said that he believes a vaccine will be available to combat the Wuhan Virus sometime in October. Earlier in the day, CDC Director Robert Redfield said that ‘masks are good’ and that ‘he was not as optimistic about a vaccine before late 2021.’  We shall see. However, Dr. Scott Atlas says 100 million doses should be available by the end of 2020. Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden says his legal advisors have told him that he could probably issue a nationwide mask mandate via executive order. Joe: NOT enough prisons to hold everyone who will not obey the bull crap order. Better to make hydroxychloroquine, aka Plaquenil, available to ALL Americans.
  62. 2020 Wednesday H: Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Justice charges five Chi-Com hackers with attempting to hack into more than 100 sites including social media and government. Currently, law enforcement is tracking these scalawags down. Next, President Trump reverses himself from an earlier stance and says that limited briefings on U.S. elections security will be provided to key members of Congress. As everyone knows, the Chi-Coms, the Russkies, the Iranians, the Cubans, the North Koreans, the Venezuelans, everyone with an ax to grind against the U.S. is going to attempt changing U.S. election results in November as they always do. When Barack Hussein Obama was president, he said influencing an election one way or another was nearly impossible so why would things be any different now?
  63. 2021 Thursday:  Stick around- we are halfway through our heavy work week…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0590 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Flame Mountain.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale. You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page. At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks. Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty. We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work. It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor! You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY! Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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

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ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

Over the course of Jethro Tull’s lengthy lifespan, Jethro Tull has delivered loads of performances, most of which have ended up in bootleg form over the decades. Today, we have “Hard Times of Old England,” (June 05, 2021), that presents one famed live show for the fans. The band featured Ian Anderson (vocals, flutes, guitars, keyboards), Martin Barre (guitars), Dave Pegg (bass- Fairport Convention) Gerry Conway (drums and percussion from Fairport Convention), and Peter John Vettese (keyboards, synthesizers, and backing vocals). The show is an excellent radio broadcast out of Germany during the “The Broadsword and the Beast” tour. If you want to hear the band at the peak of its popularity, this is a good album with which to do it as you get the crème de la crème of the early 1970s. We hope you will seek this one out and consider adding it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We began promoting the music of an interconnected group of bands including the Small Faces, Faces, and Rod Stewart beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This was a massive undertaking of rock bands and solo artists so we hope you will seek them out and consider adding the music to your album collection.

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

[iii] We hope to promote the music of this famous British band, T-Rex, sometime within the next five years.

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

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

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UU. 2015 Wednesday: In the journal, “Nature,” Oxford University reports that thanks to the intervention of modern medicine in Africa, approximately 700 million cases of malaria have been prevented. We know that hydroxychloroquine is one of the best anti-malarial drugs in use on the African continent and in 2020, it’s interesting to note that a country such as Uganda that has long used this extremely low-cost drug the deaths in 2020 from COVID-19 are almost nonexistent. Elsewhere, in Burkina Faso, security guards launch a coup taking President Michel Kafando and other ranking government officials into custody.

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Second Der Führer Admiral Karl Dönitz; the Faces featuring Kenney Jones, the Grateful Dead in Egypt, the Lovin’ Spoonful featuring Joe Butler, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers featuring Ron Blair, and T-Rex featuring Marc Bolan:

  1. 1498 Friday: Tomas de Torquemada, infamous for his role in the Spanish Inquisition, died in Avila, Spain.
  2. 1620 Sunday: The Mayflower departs Plymouth, England, bound for the New World.  She arrives in Provincetown, Massachusetts, on December 26, 1620.  Aboard her were 102 passengers bound to establish a new colony.
  3. 1630 Friday: The village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston.
  4. 1652 Friday: Spanish troops occupy the British-held area of Dunkirk.
  5. 1654 Sunday: Russian troops occupy the city of Smolensk in Poland.
  6. 1702 Thursday: Emperor Leopold I declare war on France, Cologne, and Bavaria.
  7. 1782 Saturday: The Great Seal of the United States appears for the first time.  American leaders impressed it upon a document used to negotiate a prisoner-of-war agreement with the British.
  8. 1795 Monday: British troops occupy Cape Town, South Africa.
  9. 1810 Saturday: Mexicans were inspired to begin their successful revolt against Spanish rule by Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla and his “Grito de Delores” (“Cry of Dolores”).
  10. 1812 Tuesday: During Napoleon’s occupation of Moscow, Russia, the Great Fire of Moscow breaks out and devastates much of the city.
  11. 1848 Friday: France abolishes slavery in ALL its territories.
  12. 1857 Tuesday: The song, “Jingle Bells” by James Pierpont undergoes copyright under its original title, “One Horse Open Sleigh.”  Pierpont wrote the song, one considered a Christmastime Perennial, for Thanksgiving.
  13. 1859 Thursday: British explorer David Livingstone discovers Lake Nyasa, which forms Malawi’s boundary with Tanzania and Mozambique.
  14. 1862 Monday: Liliuokalani, queen of Hawaii —reign 1891-1893—marries John Owen Dominis.  Meanwhile, the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War—Antietam—takes place in Maryland.  
  15. 1891 Tuesday: In Grünau, Berlin, Germany, the man who would become the chief of Kriegsmarine’s U-Boat wing, Admiral Karl Dönitz, is born.  Following Adolf Hitler’s suicide in the Berlin bunker, Admiral Dönitz became the Führer from 04-30-to-05-23-1945 and would survive the war, dying in 1980.     
  16. 1893 Friday: More than 100,000 settlers swarmed onto a section of land in Oklahoma known as the “Cherokee Strip.”
  17. 1908 Wednesday: William Crapo “Billy” Durant founded General Motors in Flint, Michigan on this date in history.  He did so by merging Buick and Olds car companies.
  18. 1910 Friday: Bessica Medlar Raiche of Mineola, N.Y., made the first accredited solo airplane flight by a woman in the United States.
  19. 1919 Tuesday: Congress issued a national charter to the American Legion.
  20. 1924 Tuesday: Jim Bottomley set a new major league baseball record when he knocked in 12 runs in a single game.
  21. 1940 Monday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Selective Training and Service Act into law, the nation’s first Draft Act.  Elsewhere in government, Samuel T. Rayburn of Texas became Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
  22. 1941 Tuesday: Adolf Hitler orders that ‘for every dead German, 100 Yugoslavs are to die.’  Meanwhile, farther east, German armor surrounds the Ukrainian city of Kiev during Operation Barbarossa.  Elsewhere, Joe Butler—future drummer with the Lovin’ Spoonful—is born in the United States on this date. 
  23. 1948 Thursday: Kenney Jones, drummer for both the Small Faces and later, the Faces,[i] featuring Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Ronnie Lane, and Ian McLagan, was born in London on this date.  Elsewhere, longtime bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[ii], 1976-1982 / 2002-present, Ron Blair, is born in the USA on this date.
  24. 1953 Wednesday: “The Robe,” the first movie presented in the widescreen process Cinemascope, had its world premiere at the Roxy Theater in New York.  Elsewhere, the American League gave permission to the St. Louis Browns to move to Baltimore, Maryland, where they changed their name to the Baltimore Orioles.
  25. 1964 Wednesday: The rock-and-roll show “Shindig!” premiered on ABC-TV.
  26. 1968 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon appears on the television comedy show, “Laugh-in.”  Elsewhere, the final episode of “The Andy Griffith Show” appeared on CBS on this date.
  27. 1972 Saturday: The “Bob Newhart Show” premiered on CBS-TV.
  28. 1974 Monday: President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders.
  29. 1976 Thursday: The Episcopal Church formally approved women for ordination as priests and bishops.
  30. 1977 Friday: Glam-Rocker Marc Bolan, singer and guitarist of the British band, T-Rex[iii], died in an automobile wreck on this date in time.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, Maria Callas, the American-born prima donna famed for her lyrical soprano and fiery temperament, died in Paris at age 53.
  31. 1978 Saturday: The Grateful Dead[iv] perform at the Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt.
  32. 1982 Thursday: The massacre of between 1,200 and 1,400 Palestinian men, women, and children at the hands of Israeli-allied Christian Phalange militiamen began in West Beirut’s Sabra and Shatila refugee camps; the Palestinians had it coming!
  33. 1985 Monday: The Communist Party in China announced changes in leadership that were designed to bring younger officials to power.
  34. 1987 Wednesday: Two dozen countries singed the Montreal Protocol, a treaty designed to save the Earth’s ozone layer by calling on nations to reduce harmful emissions of chemicals by the year, 2000.
  35. 1988 Friday: Tom Browning pitched the 12th perfect game in major league history.
  36. 1990 Sunday: An eight-minute videotape of an address by U.S. President George H. W. Bush appeared on Iraqi television on this date.  In it the President warned that actions of Saddam Hussein could plunge them into a war ‘against the world.’
  37. 1994 Friday: A federal jury ordered Exxon Corp. to pay a $5 billion punitive damage award to the people harmed by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.  However, the U.S. Supreme Court later reduced the payout to $507.5 million, which made more sense.  Elsewhere, for the first time in 10 years, two astronauts from the space shuttle Discovery went on the first untethered spacewalk.
  38. 2001 Sunday: President George W. Bush, speaking on the South Lawn of the White House, said there was “no question” Osama bin Laden and his followers were prime suspects in the Sept. 11 Islamist terrorist attacks; Bush pledged the government would “find them, get them running and hunt them down.”
  39. 2002 Monday: U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced that Iraq had unconditionally accepted the return of U.N. weapons inspectors.  
  40. 2003 Tuesday: In the WNBA Championship, the Detroit Shock beat the Los Angeles Sparks, 2 games to 1.
  41. 2005 Friday: President George W. Bush ruled out raising taxes to pay the massive costs of Gulf Coast reconstruction in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, saying other government spending had to be cut to pay for the recovery effort.  How about not going to war in Iraq, Mr. President, why didn’t you think about that before invading the Middle Eastern nation in 2003?
  42. 2007 Sunday: O.J. Simpson undergoes arrest in the alleged armed robbery of sports memorabilia collectors in Las Vegas.  A jury later convicted “The Juice” of kidnapping and armed robbery, and then sentenced the thug to an indeterminate term of between nine-to-33 years in prison.  Meanwhile, contractors for the U.S. security firm Blackwater USA guarding a U.S. State Department convoy in Baghdad opened fire on civilian vehicles mistakenly believing that they were under attack; 14 Iraqis died.  It is what it is, folks.
  43. 2008 Tuesday: General David Petraeus stepped aside as General Ray Odierno took over as the top American commander of the Iraq War.
  44. 2010 Thursday: Poverty rates in the United States hit a 15-year high of 14.3 percent or 43.6 million Americans—all the while illegal aliens pour in to take American jobs!
  45. 2013 Monday: Health officials discover the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, in tap water near New Orleans, the first time ever detected in the U.S. water supply.  Elsewhere, Aaron Alexis, a former U.S. Navy reservist, went on a shooting rampage inside the Washington Navy Yard, killing 12 victims before being shot dead by police.
  46. 2014 Tuesday:  NASA outsources its role in space travel by awarding a $4.2 billion contract to Boeing and a $2.6 billion contract to Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) to shuttle astronauts between Earth and the International Space Station.
  47. 2015 Wednesday:  In the journal, “Nature,” Oxford University reports that thanks to the intervention of modern medicine in Africa, approximately 700 million cases of malaria have been prevented.  We know that hydroxychloroquine is one of the best anti-malarial drugs in use on the African continent and in 2020, it’s interesting to note that a country such as Uganda that has long used this extremely low-cost drug the deaths in 2020 from COVID-19 are almost nonexistent.  Elsewhere, in Burkina Faso, security guards launch a coup taking President Michel Kafando and other ranking government officials into custody.
  48. 2016 Friday: Democracy Now reports that Donald Trump continues to dis President Barack Hussein Obama by suggesting that the 44th president was not born in the United States.  Folks, millions of Americans, and millions more around the planet do not believe Obama[v] was born in the U.S. so WTF?  Meanwhile, following a campaign rally in North Carolina the previous day, Hillary Clinton minimizes her public appearances.  What is wrong with this woman?
  49. 2017 Saturday: Tropical Storm Maria, which would batter the Caribbean as a powerful hurricane, formed in the Atlantic.  Elsewhere, California lawmakers voted to move the state’s presidential primary up by about three months to March, a move that would force candidates to mount expensive campaigns earlier.
  50. 2018 Sunday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sets an NFL record with 10 touchdown passes in the first two games of the regular season, lighting up the Steelers’ secondary with six touchdown passes for a road win of 42-37.  Meanwhile, the Washington Post reports that potential U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh committed sexual assault in the 1980s when he was a young man, charges since proven to be FALSE.
  51. 2019 Monday:  The New York Times publishes a story in which, it charges the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as being the most expensive in the world that each prisoner costs the taxpayers $13 million annually.  Meanwhile, On This Day reports that the personal information of every citizen in Ecuador was found online on an unsecured server.  Go figure.2020 Wednesday: Warned ahead of time that his book about his time in the Trump administration contained classified information, former National Security Advisor John Bolton finds himself- along with his publisher and support staff- finds himself under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice.  We told you so, John!  Meanwhile, America’s insurance companies announce that this year’s ongoing ‘peaceful protests,’ aka rioting, looting, arson, rape, and murder- will be the costliest in U.S. history, claims coming in between $1-2 billion.  Thank you, Democrats, thank you, Marxist-Socialist thugs.  Elsewhere, pot-smoking New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio- struggling to remain lucid- announces that HE and his mayoral staff of at least 500 workers will go on furlough for two weeks, beginning in October.  Dude, you do nothing anyway but thanks for allowing the city to hold onto your $250,000 annual salary.
  52. 2020 Wednesday A: In Austin, Texas, two construction cranes collide into one another killing no one but injuring at least 22 people on the ground.  Illegal aliens at the controls?  It is Texas, after all.  Meanwhile, Hurricane Sally, a Cat 1 storm, continues assaulting the coastlines of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi.  Rains are heavy, storm surges strong, and flooding rampant.  Elsewhere, NFL ratings are in a nosedive, the opening week’s ratings coming in with a 20-percent or more drop in viewership.  Every game save the New Orleans Saints-Tampa Bay Buccaneers was below normal.  Don’t expect it to get any better anytime soon, the league’s owners MUST- we repeat, MUST- terminate the contract of Commissioner Roger Goodell and send this virtue-signaling POS packing and then must regain control of the players and enforce the rules.  You remember ratings were DOWN in 2016 and were it not for Donald Trump, they would have continued tanking.  This is your second chance, NFL team owners, and if you blow it this time, we expect America’s favorite sport will be as popular as midget mud-wrestling.  Don’t blow it.  Speaking of football, the BIG 10 says it is going to return to playing games.  Congratulations!
  53. 2020 Wednesday B: Senate Minority Leader and knuckle-dragger Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the head of Health and Human Services boss Alex Azar’s head over some bogus charge concerning the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever Bat Flu.  Chuck- STFU.  Meanwhile, Real Clear Politics polling average shows “Pro-China Joe” Biden with a lead of 49-percent to 44.7-percent over Trump.  Wow.  You go, Joe, you go!  Next, along the west coast, out-of-control wildfires continue to burn acres and take lives yet in our northern neighbor, Canada, the wildfire season is way, way down thanks to proper forest management.  Democrats, do NOT think we won’t remember who is responsible for all the ills come November or in November 2022, November 2024 and onward.  YOU will pay.  Finally, last night, Tucker Carlson on Fox News Channel had Chinese Virus Crisis whistleblower Dr. Li-Meng Yan on his program and she told the host that Beijing knew the facts concerning the Wuhan Flu and that they INTENTIONALLY ALLOWED IT TO ESCAPE.  It is interesting to note that famed bastion of free speech, Twitter (yeah, right), silenced the doctor’s account on September 15.  My, my, my!
  54. 2020 Wednesday C: The U.S. Senate Homeland Security Committee has issued subpoenas to former CIA director John Brennan, former National Security advisor James Clapper, and former FBI director James “The Saint” Comey.  Good.  Bring them in and bust their balls on live TV! Elsewhere, radio talk show king, Rush Limbaugh, reports today on his program that new polling shows that in strife-torn cities and towns across the country, voters favor Donald Trump by a 2-1 margin in November.  Ooops!  Not good for the Democrats!
  55. 2020 Wednesday D: Here are today’s Comrade Xi Jinping’s Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 29,689,922 confirmed cases, UP by 281,498 cases, 937,543 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,376 deaths, and 20,152,872 confirmed recoveries, UP by 201,786 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 6,704,125 confirmed cases, UP by 29,165 new cases, 199,297 confirmed deaths, UP by 912 new deaths, and 3,636,578 confirmed recoveries, UP by 21,091 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt motherf**kers).  Now that Mo is living in Israel, here are the numbers for that nation: 170,465 confirmed cases, 1,165 confirmed deaths, and 122,785 confirmed recoveries.
  56. 2020 Wednesday E: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 771,288 confirmed cases, 14,648 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 10,951 confirmed cases, 100 confirmed deaths, and 3,885 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 84,320 confirmed cases, 2,107 confirmed deaths, but like California, the palooka-faced governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Idaho: 35,984 confirmed number of cases, 420 confirmed deaths, but no mention of the confirmed number of recoveries- thank you, Governor Brad Little for acting like a Democrat and remaining mum on this figure.
  57. 2020 Wednesday F: Here are today’s BIG Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 28,032.38, UP 36.78 points (+0.13%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,050.47, DOWN 139.85 points (-1.25%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,385.49, DOWN 15.71 points (-0.46%).  The price of GOLD is $1,967.20 per troy oz., -3.30 (-0.17%) while the price of SILVER is $27.32 per troy ounce, -0.156 (-0.57%).  The price of PLATINUM is $972.80 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.07%) while the price of COPPER is $3.06 per pound, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,399.00 per troy oz, -7.50 (-0.31%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.17 per barrel, +0.01 (+0.02%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.75 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 21.03.
  58. 2020 Wednesday G:  President Donald J. Trump- speaking from the White House today- said that he believes a vaccine will be available to combat the Wuhan Virus sometime in October.  Earlier in the day, CDC Director Robert Redfield said that ‘masks are good’ and that ‘he was not as optimistic about a vaccine before late 2021.’  We shall see.  However, Dr. Scott Atlas says 100 million doses should be available by the end of 2020.  Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden says his legal advisors have told him that he could probably issue a nationwide mask mandate via executive order.  Joe: NOT enough prisons to hold everyone who will not obey the bull crap order.  Better to make hydroxychloroquine, aka Plaquenil, available to ALL Americans.
  59. 2020 Wednesday H: Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Justice charges five Chi-Com hackers with attempting to hack into more than 100 sites including social media and government.  Currently, law enforcement is tracking these scalawags down.  Next, President Trump reverses himself from an earlier stance and says that limited briefings on U.S. elections security will be provided to key members of Congress.  As everyone knows, the Chi-Coms, the Russkies, the Iranians, the Cubans, the North Koreans, the Venezuelans, everyone with an ax to grind against the U.S. is going to attempt changing U.S. election results in November as they always do.  When Barack Hussein Obama was president, he said influencing an election one way or another was nearly impossible so why would things be any different now?
  60. 2020 Wednesday I:  Not sure what the Chi-Coms and their running dog lackeys, the Democratic Party are doing today but when we find out, we will report it so make sure you stick around and find out with us…

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[i] We began promoting the music of an interconnected group of bands including the Small Faces, Faces, and Rod Stewart beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This was a massive undertaking of rock bands and solo artists so we hope you will seek them out and consider adding the music to your album collection.

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

[iii] We hope to promote the music of this famous British band, T-Rex, sometime within the next five years.

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

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

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