108. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 2021

Elsewhere, at Dien Bien Phu, heavy fighting at Huguette 6 ends near dawn with the Viet Minh victorious. The cost is high for both sides, the French are having difficulty replacing their losses while the People’s Army is scraping the bottom of the barrel in other parts of the country and bringing in teenagers to continue the fight. There is hope among the French leadership that the U.S. will begin flying air missions to help them…

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108. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 2021:

DAY EIGHTY-NINE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Orthodox Holy Saturday

Vice President William R. King; U.S. Attorney General John Y. Mason;  Colosseum featuring Tony Reeves, Moby Grape featuring Skip Spence:

  1. 310 Monday: St. Eusebius begins his reign as the 31st Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until August 17, 310.
  2. 1521 Monday: In the Diet of Worms, breakaway priest, Martin Luther, confronted Emperor Charles V and refused to retract the views that led to his excommunication from the Catholic Church.
  3. 1775 Tuesday: American revolutionaries Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Samuel Prescott rode through the towns of Massachusetts giving the warning that the Regulars were coming.  Later, people attributed the phrase “the British are coming” to Revere even though it is unlikely that he used that wording being British subjects and all.
  4. 1783 Friday: Fighting ceases in the American Revolution, eight years to the day since it first erupted.
  5. 1799 Thursday: In Hicksford, Virginia, the future 18th U.S. Attorney General John Y. Mason is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President James K. Polk from March 05, 1845 to September 16,1846.
  6. 1846 Saturday: R.E. House patented the telegraph ticker.
  7. 1853 Monday: The 13th vice president of the United States, (served 03-04-1853 to 04-18-1853), Democrat William R. King—died in office on this date.
  8. 1861 Thursday: Prior to the onset of the American Civil War, General Robert E. Lee rejects an opportunity to command ALL Union Armies but instead, elects to fight for the Confederacy.
  9. 1880 Sunday: A tornado strikes Marshfield, Missouri, killing 99 people and injuring 100.
  10. 1895 Thursday: The New York State government passed an act that established free public baths for all citizens on this date.
  11. 1902 Friday: Denmark becomes the first country to adopt fingerprinting to identify criminals.
  12. 1906 Wednesday: A devastating earthquake stuck San Francisco, California, which a raging fire then followed that swept through the city.  Estimates of the final death toll range between 3,000 and 6,000.
  13. 1910 Monday: Suffragists showed up at the U.S. Capitol with half a million signatures demanding that women receive the right to vote.  Elsewhere, Walter R. Brookins made the first airplane flight at night.
  14. 1916 Tuesday: Fighting continues between German Colonial troops and their South African opponents around Kondona Irangi.  The Germans are able to continue inflicting substantial losses on their Allied opponents which is tying down massive numbers of Allie troops that could be used to better purpose in the European theater.
  15. 1917 Wednesday: The Second Battle of Gaza which began yesterday in earnest is underway.  British artillery and warships begin bombing the hell of out the Turkish positions but the Ottomans being seasoned troops are not flinching.  They will put up a spirited defense to hold onto their hard-won gains.
  16. 1918 Thursday: As Czarist Russia continues imploding, German troops in Finland are fighting to cut off Russian forces fighting to maintain the incorporated nation in their camp.  Meanwhile, another breakaway country, Lithuanian, shows its new national flag.
  17. 1923 Wednesday: The first game at the original Yankee Stadium in New York occurred on this date; the Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox by a score of 4-1.  Meanwhile, Poland annexes central Lithuania.
  18. 1924 Friday: The first crossword puzzle book hits publication by Simon & Schuster.
  19. 1927 Monday: Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek forms anti-communist government in China[i].
  20. 1934 Wednesday: The first laundromat (called a ‘washateria’) opened in Fort Worth, Texas.
  21. 1936 Saturday: Pan-Am Clipper begins regular passenger flights from San Francisco to Honolulu.
  22. 1938 Monday: Superman, aka “The Man of Steel,” made his debut as the first issue of Action Comics (bearing a cover date of June) went on sale for 10 cents a copy.  However, in 2014, a nearly flawless original copy sold on eBay for $3.2 million.
  23. 1941 Friday: Yugoslavia is out of the fight and Greece is soon to follow.  The Axis troops continue pushing deeper into Greece driving all that stands before them farther south.  The German 6th Mountain Division arrives on the outskirts of Mt. Olympus. 
  24. 1942 Saturday: An air squadron from the USS Hornet led by Lt. Colonel James H. Doolittle raided Tokyo and other Japanese cities.  The B-25 bombers launched off the pitching decks of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet and flew to their targets.  Most caught the Japanese by surprise and since the bombing mission was a one-way flight, the planes that managed to avoid being shot down flew into China and ditched.  The Japanese were angry as hornets and went after the air crews with venom.  Many were killed where they were found.   Meanwhile, the first World War II edition of The Stars and Stripes underwent publication as a weekly newspaper.
  25. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, commander-in-chief of the Japanese Combined Fleet, died as U.S. fighters intercepted his aircraft as it approached Bougainville in the Solomon Islands and shot it down.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the British jazz-rock band, Colosseum[ii]– Tony Reeves- is born in New Eltham, Southeast London, England, on this date.
  26. 1944 Tuesday: As the Red Army continues rolling up the Axis in the Crimea, the Soviets capture the historic settlement of Balaklava on the western shore.  Any Axis troops not fortunate enough to be evacuated by sea to the west will wind up in POW camps…if they’re lucky.  
  27. 1945 Wednesday: Famed American war correspondent Ernie Pyle, 44, died by Japanese gunfire on the Pacific island of Ie Shima off Okinawa.  Elsewhere, Il Duce Benito Mussolini visits Milan in the hopes of being able to make a stand there with his remaining loyal Fascist troops.  Things would not end well for him there.
  28. 1946 Thursday: Skip Spence, future original drummer of the Jefferson Airplane[iii] and later vocalist and guitarist with the San Francisco band, Moby Grape[iv], was born on this date.  Meanwhile, the United States recognizes the Yugoslavia government of Marshal Tito.
  29. 1949 Monday: The Republic of Ireland withdraws from the British Commonwealth.
  30. 1954 Sunday:  Colonel Abdel Nasser seizes control of the Egyptian government and proclaims himself the prime minister.   Elsewhere, at Dien Bien Phu, heavy fighting at Huguette 6 ends near dawn with the Viet Minh victorious.  The cost is high for both sides, the French are having difficulty replacing their losses while the People’s Army is scraping the bottom of the barrel in other parts of the country and bringing in teenagers to continue the fight.  There is hope among the French leadership that the U.S. will begin flying air missions to help them…[v]
  31. 1956 Wednesday: Egypt and Israel agree to a ceasefire over the Suez Canal Conflict.  Meanwhile, American actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier of Monaco in a civil ceremony.  A church wedding occurred the following day.
  32. 1958 Friday: Government troops retake Padang, Middle-Sumatra, Indonesia, from the Islamist thugs who had control of it.  Elsewhere, a United States federal court rules that poet Ezra Pound should receive his release from an insane asylum.
  33. 1963 Thursday: In the 16th NBA Finals game, the Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers by a final tally of 4 games to 3.  Elsewhere, Dr. James Campbell performs the first human nerve transplant.
  34. 1964 Saturday: In Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodger Sandy Koufax becomes the first pitcher to strike out the side on 9 pitches.
  35. 1966 Monday: In the NBA, Bill Russell becomes the first black head coach of a team, his former one, the Boston Celtics.
  36. 1968 Thursday: Great Britain sells the London Bridge to a U.S. oil company that plans to erect it in the state of Arizona.
  37. 1978 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate votes to turn the Panama Canal over to Panama on December 31, 1999.   (The American people did not vote for President Jimmy Carter to hand the Panama Canal over to the Panamanians who then hire Chi-Coms to operate it).
  38. 1980 Friday: Zimbabwe (formerly Southern Rhodesia) declares independence from UK.
  39. 1983 Monday: In Lebanon at the U.S. embassy, a suicide bomber kills 63 people.
  40. 1987 Saturday: A fellow skydiver rescues an unconscious colleague in mid-air.  
  41. 1989 Tuesday: Zimbabwe gains its independence.
  42. 1990 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States rules states could make it a crime to possess or to look at child pornography, even in one’s home.
  43. 1995 Tuesday: Former San Francisco 49ers and current Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, Joe Montana, announces his retirement from the NFL.
  44. 1996 Thursday: A least 106 civilians die when the Israeli Defense Forces accidentally shell the UN compound at Quanah, Lebanon.
  45. 2003 Friday: In Baghdad, U.S. military arrives on the scene of a ‘biological testing center’ and discover that various of horrible diseases have been stolen.  Gone are cholera samples, HIV, black fever, polio, and other problematic diseases that can be used as weapons.   Meanwhile law enforcement authorities in the San Francisco Bay-area confirm that the headless body and dead fetus discovered washed up on the shore do belong to the missing Laci Peterson and her unborn child.
  46. 2004 Sunday: Sworn in yesterday, Socialist Party Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero of Spain says that in accordance with the will of the Spanish people, all Spanish troops serving in Iraq should be brought home as soon as it is humanly possible.   Elsewhere, following the death of its leader Abdel Aziz Ali Abdul Majid al-Rantisi, killed in an Israeli missile strike the day before selects a new leader but does not take to the streets to announce who the lucky thug is.  They know the Israelis might light up this POS, too. 
  47. 2005 Monday: In the Papal Conclave of 2005, senior cardinals signal no new pope has been chosen by sending up black smoke, the traditional method of signaling no decision.  When white smoke goes up, they have made their choice and will inform the world.  We will await the decision.
  48. 2006 Tuesday: Since becoming president in 2003, Chi-Com President Hu Jintao arrives in Washington state, his first official visit to the United States.  Meanwhile, Russian gas company Gazprom and customer European Union are having issues.  The head of Gazprom told the EU leadership NOT to politicize the delivery of cheap energy for the rest of Europe.
  49. 2007 Wednesday: People across the United States are protesting gun crimes what with the massacre at Virginia Tech earlier in the week.  Police announce their suspect is a Korean student named 23-year-old Cho Seung-Hui as the mass murderer.  The POS used two handguns to kill more people in 10 minutes than ever before.  Wow. 
  50. 2008 Friday: Ahead of trade talks between the United States and South Korea, the latter agrees to open its markets to U.S. beef from the former.  (Note- we find it amazing that we have all these allies who won’t take our goods.  What’s up with that?)
  51. 2009 Saturday: At a warehouse in Hunan, communist China, something goes incredibly awry when the place suddenly blows up killing at least 18 people in the initial explosion and wounding and disfiguring God knows how many others.   
  52. 2010 Sunday: President of Iran Mahmud Ahmadinejad calls for ‘alien troops’ to leave and suggests that the regional nations should settle things among themselves.  Tehran wants NO U.S. or other troops anywhere in the Middle East believing that Iran should be the dominant power in the region.
  53. 2011 Monday: Things continue getting out of hand in Syria.  In the city of Homs, anti-government protesters are angrier than ever after the Syrian military opened fire on people protesting the Bashar al-Assad regime.  A military officer who refused to fire on protesters undergoes execution himself.   Anti-Bashar al-Assad protesters are getting whacked all over the country.
  54. 2012 Wednesday: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission together complete rules to limit which firms are required to register with either or both agencies as ‘swap dealers.’  Elsewhere, the wimpified U.S. military is condemning photos of U.S. servicemen posing with the corpses of mangled suicide bombers.  At least two such incidents occurred.  (Note- they should have seen photos from the Vietnam War.  It was what it was).
  55. 2013 Thursday: Kepler-62e and Kepler-62f, two planets resembling planet Earth are discovered revolving around the star Kepler-62 in the habitable zone, an area around the stars whose atmospheric pressure can support liquid water at the surface.   Elsewhere, President Barack Obama visits the city of Boston.  Meanwhile, as a condition of talking to the Obama administration, North Korea demands that all UN-imposed sanctions on their country be lifted or screw off.
  56. 2014 Friday: About 80 miles northwest of the resort town of Acapulco, Mexico, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits but the authorities report only minimal damage.  Elsewhere, in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, pro-Russian thugs holding government buildings refuse to surrender them to Ukrainian authorities threatening an international incident.  Kiev needs to send in some worse thugs than the Russian scum holding them and evict them right into a prison cell.  This is what happens when an American president- Bill Clinton- promised the Ukrainians that ‘America would come to their defense if they would only surrender their nuclear weapons.’  This mess occurred shortly after the fall of the Soviet Union.
  57. 2015 Saturday: In Nigeria, 17 people die from a mystery disease within 24 hours of the onset of symptoms.  Tests show that the disease is not viral; however, currently, there is no identification.  Elsewhere, the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducts Ringo Starr[vi] (finally!), the Paul Butterfield Blues Band[vii] (finally!), Joan Jett and the Blackhearts[viii] (finally!), Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble[ix] (guy’s been dead quite a while), Green Day[x], Bill Withers[xi], Lou Reed[xii] (finally), and the Five Royals.
  58. 2016 Monday: U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter arrives in Baghdad and informs his counterparts that in an effort to defeat ISIS, the U.S. will be sending more troops to help Iraqi troops repel the murderous thugs.  Elsewhere, in the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, a migrant boat off the coast of Egypt, overloaded with Somali immigrants bound for Italy capsizes and at least 400 of the travelers drown.
  59. 2017 Tuesday: After a racist, anti-white gunman goes on a shooting rampage in downtown Fresno, California, law enforcement catches up with the murderous POS charging him with three murders as well as one or two others he committed several days prior to these crimes.   SHOOT him.   Meanwhile, President Trump visits Kenosha, Wisconsin, and signs an executive order with which to strengthen U.S. workers as opposed to foreign workers as well as to examine the number of H-1B visa handed out by the U.S. every year so BIG TECH can avoid hiring American workers in place of low cost foreign workers. 
  60. 2018 Wednesday: In Managua, Nicaragua, as protesters march protesting cuts to social programs by the Sandinista government, pro-government gangs take to the streets and begin beating the living bejezzus out of them.  Such is the ‘communist way.’   Elsewhere as more information arises from Israeli air strikes into neighboring Syria appears, we learn that their targets were Iranian missile systems with which to target Israeli aircraft.  Well, the Iranians will have to start over…
  61. 2019 Thursday: Attorney General William “Bill” Barr releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s findings on whether then candidate Donald J. Trump conspired with the Russkies to win the 2016 Presidential Election.  The findings found NO trace of any collusion between Vladimir Putin and candidate Trump but also did not entirely clear President Trump of other ‘alleged’ or ‘suspected wrongdoings.’  Foaming-at-the-mouth Democrats were screaming, “See!  See!  The report did not say Trump didn’t collude; no, it only said no evidence could be uncovered.’  Ah, gee whiz, and so it goes…
  62. 2020 Saturday:  The COVID-19 Virus Crisis continues taking lives and ruining economies around the globe.  Many speculate that the Chinese- allied with the Democrats- set this debacle upon the world.  Rather funny how it sprang up in the death throes of impeachment.  Thank you, communist China, thank you, Democratic Party.  Around the globe, we have 2,310,572 confirmed cases of this horrible disease, 158,691 confirmed deaths, and 590,682 confirmed recoveries. 
    The United States claims 739,988 confirmed cases what with 38,928 confirmed fatalities but 66,357 confirmed recoveries.  Yet Democratic governors such as Gretchen Whitmer and the KKK governor of Virginia, continue locking down their states as though they are communists themselves.  One can only wonder why?  Meanwhile, our ‘friends,’ the People’s Republic of China claim 88,302 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed deaths, and 82,589 confirmed recoveries   
  63. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 141,015,440 confirmed cases, +932,847, 3,014,805  confirmed deaths, +12,651, and 80,500,382 confirmed recoveries, +659,474.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,867,364 confirmed cases, UP 102,620 from yesterday’s reporting, 572,627 confirmed deaths, UP 1,163, and 119,031,290 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.[xiii] 
  64. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 247,359 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.   In other COVID-19 news, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says it’s ‘unlikely that the J & J Chi-Vi vaccine will be sidelined for good.’  We aren’t going to take that crap so you may as well send it to the Chi-Coms, the Iranians, or some other crap-hole country.  Oh, Dr. Fauci also says ‘guns are a health issues.’  No kidding- get shot by one and you have a problem but then again, so are knives and sledgehammers if misused.
  65. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,716,603 confirmed cases, 60,949 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,168,901 confirmed cases, 34,439 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,606 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 387,312 confirmed cases, 5,427 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Nevada, the home of fraudulent 2020 Election results: they have 310,239 confirmed cases, 5,365 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[xiv] 
  66. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,047 confirmed cases, 6,338 confirmed deaths, and 828,235 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- the West Bank, long a part of Israel: 279,273 cases of the virus, 2,983 confirmed deaths and 245,293 confirmed recoveries.[xv]  
  67. 2021 Sunday D: U.S. DOLLAR CONVERSIONS- Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Haitian Gourde, one greenback equals 81.80 and in Honduran Lempira, a buck equals 23.98.[xvi]
  68. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE FOUR STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.968 per gallon, $2.826 in Florida, $3.745 in Hawaii, and $3.371 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Kansas: $2.676.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,186,291,746,801 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]
  69. 2021 Sunday F: GUNS-GUNS-GUNS- in the era of the FALSE PRESIDENT- Joe Biden- gun crimes continue unabated what a shooting at a bar in Kenosha, Wisconsin, early this morning that killed three and injured another three.  By midday, law enforcement had located a person of interest in this mass shooting.  Meanwhile, another mass shooting occurred in an Austin, Texas, apartment complex when an unknown shooter shot and killed three people and then vanished into thin air.  Police are going door to door searching for the scumbag involved in this crime.  Already, it would appear that more mass shootings have occurred under the Biden regime than in the entire Trump presidency.  Are people this upset with a phony president in the White House?  Are they upset over the phony president’s plans to strip them of their guns that they are pouring out of the woodwork like the cockroaches they are taking care of business before they are forced to mete out justice and/or punishment via baseball bats and meat cleavers?  What the hell is going on?[xix] 
  70. 2021 Sunday G: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- Joe Biden plans to release 400 illegal alien families with their brats into the interior of the country per day by June 2021.  We are not going to provide care for this human refuse, Joe.  Let ‘em die in the streets.  Next, a Texas illegal alien holding pen for young girls gets shut down after a volunteer work dies under mysterious circumstances.   Meanwhile, a mumbling, stumbling phony president, Joe Biden, mutters that he has no numbers regarding refugees he is going to resettle in the United States but is looking at 60,000 this year and another 100,000 per year thereafter.  Thank you, f**king Joe.
  71. 2021 Sunday H: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS I- Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Australian government says they are in no hurry to reopen their borders that have been closed thanks to COVID-19.  Next, the Czech Republic expels Russian foreign embassy staff over link to alleged 2014 sabotage carried out by the Russkies that blew up a Czech ammo dump.  Meanwhile, we learn that the Chi-Coms are ecstatic over the weakness displayed by both senile Joe Biden and a feeble Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.  Taiwan, we’re coming for you.   Moving on, the GOP is demanding a stronger show of force as the Russian buildup along the Ukrainian border continues.  Invasion coming here soon, too.  We expect the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Iranians, and others are going to move simultaneously and Joe Biden will be left playing pocket pool on the sidelines.  Speaking of Joe Biden’s impotency, former DNI John Ratcliffe says ‘America’s adversaries are taking advantage of Joe Biden’s extremely evident weakness.’ 
  72. 2021 Sunday I:  FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS II- President Donald J. Trump says, ‘it’s a positive and wonderful thing to be getting out of Afghanistan but is critical of the timeline of the withdrawal.’  He negotiated the U.S. departure by May 1, 2021 and Joe Biden has extended it to September 11, 2001.  Here is what we think: we think it’s a ploy by the Bidenistas to cause the Taliban to begin launching major attacks on U.S. positions and personnel so the United States can turn around and say, “Oh, woe, we have to remain in the s***hole country for another 4-8 years so we can continue profiting from the death and destruction.”  There is NO reason to remain in Afghanistan, folks.   Elsewhere, the Mossad announces that ‘yes, indeed, the Biden regime is working at getting back into the FAILED Iran nuclear program.’  Thanks for telling us this but we already knew this POS Joe Biden has no original ideas of his own.  Speaking of the Iranian fecal matter, they fired a barrage of rockets into a base utilized by U.S. contractors in Iraq.  Let’s light Tehran up!  Kill ‘em all!
  73. 2021 Sunday J: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS III- Joe Biden’s National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan claims that his boss, the incredibly fuddled Joe Biden is taking a ‘tough stance’ on Vladimir Putin’s Russia over its ongoing mistreatment of Putin critic Alexei Navalny.  Why Navalny returned to Russia is beyond us but hey, the Russians are doing horrible crap to the imprisoned anti-Putin which is not right but Joe Biden is going to do NOTHING about anything.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden’s climate czar, the incredibly phony John F. “Lurch” Kerry is ignoring South Korea’s complaints about Japan’s releasing of toxic water from its shuttered Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean. 
  74. 2021 Sunday K: POLITICAL NEWS I- Former President Donald J. Trump ambassador to Denmark Carla Sands is considering a run for Senator Pat Toomey’s seat in Pennsylvania.   Next, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that Joe Biden unlike President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is in a good position to pack the U.S. Supreme Court.   Many in the GOP are confident that expanding the U.S. Supreme Court will be detrimental to the Democrats in 2022 and again in 2024.  Big flipping deal, the damage will be done and with tens of millions new illegal alien voters, it won’t matter.  Why are you people so obstinately stupid?   Speaking of other stupidity, new SEC Chairman Gary Gensler plans to increase rules and regulations (such as the ones President Donald J. Trump eradicated) so he can help make Joe Biden’s Green New Deal a reality.  Wow.  Going to be great.
  75. 2021 Sunday L: POLITICAL NEWS II- The Grand Old Party in the Peach State has censured not only Governor Brian Kemp, RINO, and others among statewide leadership over their failure to adequately address President Donald J. Trump’s concerns over election fraud.  Speaking of Governor Kemp, former Democrat-turned-Republican Vernon Jones announced yesterday that he is going to primary Gov. Kemp.  Poor Governor Kemp, he should have stood by President Trump as should have Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, another RINO POS.  We hope they lose in next year’s primaries.   Meanwhile, Congressman Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, criticizes befuddled old Joe Biden’s work schedule, says that he is ‘not working hard enough like a purported U.S. president.’  Elsewhere, we learn today that the National Security Agency- the NSA- is targeting U.S. Navy officers who are pro-Trump instead of targeting foreign enemies abroad.  Wow.  How sad.  Are we beginning to see the beginning of America’s first Soviet-style purge of military officers?  Wow.   Finally, at a Lincoln Day fundraiser in Florida, President Donald J. Trump received a thunderous standing ovation from hundreds of assembled guests.  “Miss him yet?”  You better believe we all do.
  76. 2021 Sunday M: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- Elon Musk beats out Jeff Bezos and Amazon getting a $3 billion NASA contract with which to return Americans to the moon. Moving on, a Rasmussen poll says that 54-percent of likely American voters disapprove of what the Democrat-controlled Congress is doing.  We bet it’s way higher than that.   Another poll shows that since the Democrats stole the 2020 Presidential Election, CNN’s ratings have plummeted by 54-percent.  Equally hateful MSNBC also has seen severe losses in viewership.  Next, an Antifa watchdog group has released the mugshots of all the Black Lives Matter and Antifa thugs and punks arrested in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, for the world to see.  Most of them are spoiled white punks which leads us to reiterate what we have said before: when two generations of young people are spared the belt across their bare asses, this is what you end up with- punks.   Speaking of Brooklyn Center, riots continue in that city as well as in other cities across the nation as leftist scumbags prepare for the verdict in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.   Finally, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, says the lawsuit the state has on Joe Biden will force the feeble old fool to ‘enforce the law’ instead of avoiding it.

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[i] This is the TRUE government of China, Nationalist China which is FREE China.  Although these people inhabit Taiwan, the former island of Formosa, they are the true owners of mainland China, too, and the sooner they reclaim their birthright, the sooner the world will heal.

[ii] We look forward to sharing the music of this influential British band within the next five years.  Colosseum was overlooked when we shared the group of interconnected bands in which, Humble Pie, was a part.  Sorry for the oversight.

[iii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.

[iv] We promoted the music of the famed San Francisco, California, rock band, Moby Grape, on Monday, 09-April-2012 through Monday, 23-April-2012.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[v] As always, our main source is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

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

[vii] We hope to share the music of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band as well as Al Kooper sometime in the next 10-15 years.  We hope you will remain with us as loyal readers.

[viii] Not sure when we will begin celebrating the music of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts but when we do…you will be among the first to know.

[ix] As to when we will celebrate the life, times, and music of the late great Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble, we haven’t a clue so stay alert for the day we finally do.

[x] We doubt we will ever do the music of Green Day.

[xi] We hope to celebrate the music of Bill Withers one day.  Please stay alert for when that day arrives.  You will be glad you did.

[xii] We began promoting the music of the Velvet Underground starting on Tuesday, 18-March-2014 through Wednesday, 09-April-2014.  At the time we promoted this famous New York City rock band, we failed to share the music of the man himself, Lou Reed.  We hope to rectify that mistake when we return to promoting American bands again.  Thank you for your patience.

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

[xiv]See previous.

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

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

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

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

[xix] Here’s another shooting we will lay at the feet of Joe Biden- the shooting in Laplace, Louisiana, yesterday at a child’s birthday party.  Six people were shot and injured there.  Is it not amazing how many gun crimes are occurring with Joe Biden in the White House?  By the time this POS is out of office (hopefully later this year), he will have set the record for mass shootings.

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106. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2021:

DAY EIGHTY-SEVEN OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Emancipation Day (Washington, D.C.)

U.S. Secretaries of State William R. King and Anthony Blinken; Chicago featuring Jason Scheff, Moby Grape featuring Skip Spence, Roxy Music featuring Graham Simpson, Savoy Brown featuring “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, and Uriah Heep featuring Lee Kerslake:

  1. 1178 B.C.: A solar eclipse may have marked the return of Odysseus, legendary king of Ithaca, to his kingdom after the Trojan War.
  2. 73 Sunday: Masada, a Jewish fortress where the zealots fled after the fall of Jerusalem, fell to the Romans after a lengthy siege, which ended the Great Jewish Revolt.
  3. 556 Friday: Pelagius I begins his reign as the 60th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pope from today until March 04, 561.
  4. 1789 Wednesday: President-elect George Washington left Mount Vernon, Virginia, for his inauguration in New York.
  5. 1818 Thursday: The United States Senate ratified the Rush-Bagot amendment to form an unarmed U.S.-Canadian border.
  6. 1854 Sunday: San Salvador virtually disappeared during a massive earthquake.
  7. 1861 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln forbids anyone in the United States from doing business with the Confederacy.
  8. 1862 Wednesday: During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia.  Meanwhile, the Confederacy conscripted all white men between the ages of 18 and 35.
  9. 1881 Saturday: In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fought his final gun battle.
  10. 1889 Tuesday: In London, England, famed movie star and film director Charles Chaplin was born on this date.
  11. 1900 Monday: The Post Office issued the first book of postage stamps.  The two-cent stamps appeared in books of 12, 24, and 48 stamps.
  12. 1905 Sunday: Andrew Carnegie donated $10 million of personal money to set up the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
  13. 1912 Tuesday: American aviator Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly across the English Channel, traveling from Dover, England, to France in 59 minutes.
  14. 1916 Sunday: In Mesopotamia, British relief forces are fighting to relieve their comrades trapped Kut.  The Ottoman Turks have siege lines drawn around the ancient city and have been starving and denying their British opponents water and military supplies.  British forces continue drawing closer and closer to the besieged garrison but cannot push through the positions held by the fanatical Turks.  Allah is, after all, on their side.
  15. 1917 Monday: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin arrived back from exile in Petrograd to join the Russian Revolution.   Kaiser Wilhelm II played his ‘secret weapon’ well: loaded aboard a closed train, Lenin and the Kaiser struck a deal- ‘we will send you back to Russia and when you take power, you take Russia out of the war.’  And so it occurred.  However, when the communists took power, every nation in Europe shunned them because they did not want the evil disease of Marxism spreading to their countries but for now, all was well. 
  16. 1922 Sunday: A treaty signed in Italy between Germany and the USSR recognized the governments of one another’s countries.  Elsewhere, Annie Oakley shot 100 clay targets in a row to set a women’s record.
  17. 1938 Saturday: Great Britain recognizes the Italian annexation of the African nation of Abyssinia.
  18. 1939 Sunday: Soviet leader calls for a pact between Great Britain, France, and the USSR to defend against Nazi aggression. 
  19. 1940 Tuesday: Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians threw the first no-hit, no-run game on opening day of baseball season.  The Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox by a score of 1-0.  Meanwhile, British troops land to the north and south of Trondheim in Norway as they seek to defy the Nazis an easy victory and to help the Norwegian military to keep the Germans tied down for as long as possible.
  20. 1941 Wednesday: The Yugoslav government (or what’s left of it) is attempting to negotiate an end to the Axis invasion of their country.  The Yugoslav military was not prepared for the Blitzkrieg that fell atop them like a load of bricks.  Anger Adolf Hitler and you will pay the price. 
  21. 1942 Thursday: During World War II, Britain’s King George VI awards the George Cross to the island of Malta for suffering German air attacks and invasion and for fighting back bravely.
  22. 1943 Friday: “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, rhythm guitarist and vocalist with both the original Savoy Brown[i] and a founding member of Foghat[ii] was born on today’s date in Dulwich, London, England.  Meanwhile, in Basel, Switzerland, chemist Albert Hoffman accidentally discovered the hallucinogenic effects of LSD-25 while working on the medicinal value of lysergic acid.  
  23. 1944 Sunday: The Red Army continues rolling up German and Rumanian pockets around Yalta as the Soviets continue pushing the Axis troops out of their country.  Although ill-supplied and devoid of hope, the Germans continue fighting for their lives because they are more afraid of the Fuhrer in Berlin than they are of their Russian enemies.
  24. 1945 Monday: Allied troops begin entering the German city of Nuremburg during World War II.  Meanwhile the Red Army commenced the Battle of Berlin.  First, they would have to capture the outlying heights and then cut off the city.  German troops know that they cannot win this battle; however, they plan to bleed the Red Army dry of blood.  Finally, in the Baltic Sea, a Soviet submarine torpedoed and sank the MV Goya, a luxury liner the Nazis impressed into service to haul refugees and wounded soldiers from the Baltic republics in the face of an attacking Red Army; it is estimated that up to 7,000 peopled died in the attack.
  25. 1947 Wednesday: The French ship Grandcamp blew up at the harbor in Texas City, Texas; another ship, the High Flyer, exploded the following day.  The blasts killed nearly 600 people.  Elsewhere, financier Bernard M. Baruch said in a speech at the South Carolina statehouse, “Let us not be deceived—we are today in the midst of a Cold War.”  Elsewhere, future rock drummer with the British band, Uriah Heep[iii], 1971-1979 / 1981-2007, Lee Kerslake—is born in in Winton, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, on this date.
  26. 1951 Monday: The British submarine Affray sinks in the English Channel resulting in the loss of 75 lives.
  27. 1954 Friday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues, building in intensity.  Great pains are put into locating the enemy AA batteries so they can neutralize as many of them as possible which they do- at great cost in dwindling artillery ammunition.  The problem is, there are so many, taking out the ones they could cost them much-needed artillery ammo.  Meanwhile, Hanoi sends word that they are going to promote the leading officers by one rank.  Thus, Colonel Christian De Castries becomes Brigadier General De Castries while Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais and other lieutenant colonels move up to full bird colonel.  This is significant because it shows that leadership in Hanoi recognizes they are going to lose this fight…but not yet.[iv]
  28. 1962 Monday: Brazil nationalizes U.S. businesses.  Meanwhile, Walter Cronkite began anchoring the “CBS Evening News.”  Elsewhere, future U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is born in New York City, N.Y. on this date.  A Democrat, he would serve under Joe Biden from January 26, 2021 until?  Finally, New Orleans Archbishop Joseph Rummel excommunicated three local Roman Catholics for fighting racial integration of parochial schools.  
  29. 1963 Tuesday: Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote his “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” in which, the civil rights leader responded to a group of local clergymen who had criticized him for leading street protests; however, King, in his letter, defended his tactics, writing, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
  30. 1966 Saturday: Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain.
  31. 1967 Sunday: At the Western Open in El Monte, California, Bakersfield native Ken Barnes Jr. became the first skeet shooter to break a perfect 400 straight in all four guns (.410, 28, 20 and 12 gauges).  He is also the only shooter to this with pump action shotguns.
  32. 1968 Tuesday: The Pentagon announced that troops would begin coming home from Vietnam on this date.
  33. 1972 Sunday: Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the moon with astronauts John W. Young, Charles M. Duke, Jr., and Ken Mattingly aboard.
  34. 1975 Wednesday: The Khmer Rouge Rebels won control of Cambodia after five years of civil war.  They renamed the country Kampuchea and began a reign of terror on this date.
  35. 1978 Sunday: In Orissa, India, 180 people died when a tornado struck the area.
  36. 1982 Friday: Future Chicago[v] bassist/vocalist 1985-2016—Jason Scheff—is born on this date in San Diego, California.  Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth proclaimed Canada’s new constitution in effect, which severed the last colonial tie with Great Britain.
  37. 1983 Saturday: Steve Garvey set a new National League record by playing in his 1,118th consecutive game.
  38. 1986 Wednesday: After the United States bombed his African nation in retaliation for recent terrorist attacks, Libyan dictator, Moammar Khadafy appears on national television to dispute rumors that he died in the airstrike.
  39. 1987 Thursday: The U.S. Patent Office began allowing the patenting of new animals created by genetic engineering.
  40. 1990 Monday: Maximum unemployment benefits in the State of New York rise to $260 per week.
  41. 1991 Tuesday: In the NHL, the St. Louis Blues become the eighth team to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 3-2 in Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals.
  42. 1992 Thursday: The House Ethics Committee listed 303 current and former lawmakers who had overdrawn their House bank accounts.
  43. 1999 Friday: In Santa Cruz, California, Skip Spence, the original drummer of the Jefferson Airplane[vi] and then one of the guitarists of the San Francisco rock band, Moby Grape[vii], died from lung cancer on this date; he was 52-years-old.
  44. 2002 Tuesday: The Supreme Court overturned major parts of a 1996 child pornography law based on rights to freedom of speech.   Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 535 U.S. 234 (2002) struck down two overly broad provisions of the Child Pornography Prevention Act of 1996 over First Amendment rights.  
  45. 2003 Wednesday: The U.S. State Department announces a summit of the U.S., the People’s Republic of China, and North Korea will kowtow in Beijing over April 23-24, 2003, to discuss the paused North Korean nuclear program.  Of course, nothing will come of this but it looks good to the little people.
  46. 2004 Friday: The Human Rights Commission at the United Nations- such a stellar body with a distinguished track record (yeah, right) got a BIG HIGH-FIVE from the Chi-Coms when the commission smacked down a motion by the United States to condemn the Chi-Coms’ abysmal record on human rights.  Rice wine all around, folks.  Elsewhere, as the fight in Iraq goes from bad to worse, the U.S. military drops a 1,000-pound bomb near the Shiite town of Najaf.  Good going let’s make those people love us even more there, President George W. Bush.  
  47. 2005 Saturday: Leaders of the G7 meet in Washington, D.C., in the headquarters of the World Bank.  The main topics of discussion are rising energy costs and the tying of the U.S. dollar to the Chinese yuan.   
  48. 2006 Sunday: Communist Chinese President Hu Jintao holds a banquet for the honorary head of the Kuomintang, the Nationalist Party of Taiwan, Lien Chan.  This was back in a time when there was a thaw between the two countries and the fascist politics of the mainland a decade or so later were not common. 
  49. 2007 Monday: In the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, Virginia Tech gunman Seug-Hui Cho killed 33 people and injured 23 others before committing suicide.   Elsewhere, reports coming out of Iraq suggest that the U.S. is holding at least 18,000 Iraqis in various prisons with the average stay being a year and for some, far longer.   A study coming out of Iraq itself says that children in the godforsaken country are suffering at the hands of the invaders.
  50. 2008 Wednesday: The United States Supreme Court upholds lethal injection as a means of capital punishment.  Challenges over it being ‘cruel and unusual punishment’ were pushed aside as folks, you want to use Old Sparky, the gas chamber, the gallows, what- we need some way with which to eliminate condemned murderers.
  51. 2009 Thursday: Bolivian police kill three foreigners and arrest two others, men whom they claim had come to their country to assassinate their leader, communists President Evo Morales and Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera.  Sounds like a crock of crap to us.  
  52. 2010 Friday: Planes across the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia are grounded because of the volcanic ash coming from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges Goldman-Sachs with defrauding its investors.
  53. 2011 Saturday: In Egypt, the court orders the former ruling National Democratic Party of Hosni Mubarak be dissolved.  Next, in Cuba, President Raul Castro proposes ‘term limits’ for ‘elected officials.’  Come on, Raul, Cuba is a communist s**thole and things such as ‘term limits’ and ‘elections’ are complete shams, meant only for foreign consumption.
  54. 2012 Monday: Following political reforms in Myanmar, Australia relaxes sanctions on the country, including by-elections earlier this month where opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi’s party won more than a dozen seats.  Elsewhere, Roxy Music’s[viii] original bassist, Graham Simpson, died on this date in London, United Kingdom.  Meanwhile, “God Save the Queen,” the Sex Pistols big tune from 35 years ago which the BBC banned finally can be heard in the United Kingdom in time for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
  55. 2013 Tuesday: The defense ministry of China accuses the United States of increasing tensions in the Asia-Pacific region by increasing its military presence and supporting Vietnam, Japan, and the Philippines in long-term territorial disputes with the country.  Elsewhere, following yesterday’s attack on the Boston Marathon, organizers of the London Marathon- occurring this Sunday- are reassessing their security setup for the event.  Elsewhere, North Korea is having a meltdown over recent protests in South Korea in which residents of Seoul were burning portraits of the leadership.  They demand immediate apologies and cessation of all anti-Democratic Republic of North Korea activities or else.
  56. 2014 Wednesday: South Korean ferry MV Sewol sank; 304 people drowned, most of who were students on vacation.   Elsewhere, Russian hegemony continues in the Ukraine where ‘pro-Russian protesters’ manage to overpower Ukrainian forces and capture six of their armored personnel carriers. 
  57. 2015 Thursday: Migrants continue drowning in the Mediterranean in the waters between Libya and Italy as yet another boat goes down, taking at least 340 people down to Davey Jones’ locker.  Elsewhere, European authorities charge 15 Muslim men from another boat with murder seeing as how they threw 12 Christians overboard to drown when their boat was floundering in high seas.  Crucify them.
  58. 2016 Saturday: The Afghan government continues repelling Taliban attacks on the city of Kunduz.  Afghan and U.S. troops are keeping the jihadists at bay.  Half a world away, Syria and ISIS continue doing battle with one another and many parts of the city of Aleppo are smoldering ruins.  For every rocket attack, the Syrian government answers with airstrikes.  Civilians are fleeing in all directions.
  59. 2017 Sunday: Dictatorial thug leader of Turkey- Recep Tayyip Erdogan- ‘wins’ approval for an 18-article constitutional reform which thrusts the nation ever deeper into totalitarianism.  Elsewhere, due to the stupidity of Hamas and Fatah officials, the Gaza Strip’s ONLY power generating plants shuts down.  It has run out of fuel, its bills have gone unpaid, many among the leadership have skimmed off fortunes from money given to the Palestinian Authority and all they can do is to blame it on the ‘blockade.’  Look, dimwits, the answer is simple: stop building tunnels into Israel and do something for your people.  Period. 
  60. 2018 Monday: Following a recent chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government on the town of Douma, critics are bellowing that the Russians have ‘covered up evidence at the crime scene’ to which, the Russians say, ‘not likely’ and that as soon as it’s safe there (as soon as they finish cleaning it up), they will allow a team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to visit the area. 
  61. 2019 Tuesday: While many of us love the Seattle Seahawks, there is no reason as to WHY the team made quarterback Russell Wilson the highest-paid QB in the game, giving him both a $65 million signing bonus as well as a four-year extension worth $140 million.  The rest of the team is struggling so it appears Seattle is going down the path the Baltimore Ravens went with QB Joe Flacco.  Where is Joe NOW?   Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump vetoes a bill demanding an end to U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iranian-backed Houthi scum in Yemen.
  62. 2020 Thursday: Jobless claims due to COVID-19, the Chinese gift to the world that won’t stop giving, come in at 5.2 million for the week.  Total claims since social distancing and economic shutdown hit 22 million Americans out of work.  This is all because of China.  We must make them pay when we come to the end of the pandemic, which we hope is soon.  Word continues to appear that demonstrate that the Wuhan Virus Crisis did indeed come out of a Chinese laboratory in the city of Wuhan where it just so happens the Chinese conduct biowarfare studies.  Although they continue lying that the virus came from somewhere else, who can believe a single word a communist regime says?  Communists always lie, it’s in their DNA which is why no one should take them at their word.  COVID-19 Statistics: currently, there are 2,151,199 confirmed cases around the planet what with 1 confirmed cases around the planet what with 143,725 confirmed fatalities as well as 541,501 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 672,931 confirmed cases with 34,386 confirmed deaths and 54,594 confirmed recoveries.  The Chinese claim 84,593 confirmed cases, 3,342 confirmed deaths and 79,112 confirmed recoveries.  Boy do the communists lie.
  63. 2020 Thursday A: The stock market today: the DOW Jones Industrial Average is 23,537.68, UP 33.33 (0.14%); the NASDAQ is 8,532.36, UP 139.19 (1.66%), and the S & P is 2,799.55, UP 16.19 (0.58%).  President Trump lays out his plan for a gradual reopening of the economy and people are ecstatic.  Meanwhile, authoritarian Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell slander defenders of the U.S. Constitution who have protested the governor’s fascist executive orders by claiming the protesters were waving ‘Confederate and Swastika flags.’  Show us some pictures, please.  Again, we say, “ANTIFA, WHERE THE F**K ARE YOU?  YOU SHOULD BE IN MICHIGAN FIGHTING AGAINST THIS FASCIST GOVERNOR AND HER FELLOW DEMOCRATS!”
  64. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 139,274,615 confirmed cases, +933,695, 2,989,590  confirmed deaths, +14,760, and 79,359,280 confirmed recoveries, +573,576.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,764,754 confirmed cases, UP 82,708 from yesterday’s reporting, 571,464 confirmed deaths, UP 933, and 119,018,094 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[ix]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  65. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 244,572 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Meanwhile, people are questioning WHY if everyone is getting their shots why the hell people must continue wearing masks like that dimwitted little troll, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci continues telling us to do.  WTF is up with that?  
  66. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,712,566 confirmed cases, 60,837 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,155,744 confirmed cases, 34,330 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,337 confirmed cases, 473 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 383,967 confirmed cases, 5,412 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Arkansas, the home of future Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders: they have 332,949 confirmed cases, 5,686 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[x] 
  67. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,902 confirmed cases, 6,315 confirmed deaths, and 827,934 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Nepal, a country the Chi-Coms are trying to undermine and make a de facto piece of the RED EMPIRE: 282,890 cases of the virus, 3,070 confirmed deaths and 274,812 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    
  68. 2021 Friday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,200.67, UP 164.68 points (+0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,052.34, UP 13.58 points (+0.97%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,185.47, UP 15.05 points (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.07 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.10%).  The price of GOLD is $1,777.30 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $26.04 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.25%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,206.00 per troy oz, -2.70 (-0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $4.16 per pound, -0.00 (-0.08%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,777.50 per troy oz, +36.77 (+1.34%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,600.00 per troy oz., +500.00 (+1.78%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000016.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Gibraltar pounds, one greenback equals 0.72860 and in Guatemalan Quetzal, a buck equals 7.72.[xv]   
  69. 2021 Friday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.953 per gallon, $2.833 in Florida, $3.748 in Hawaii, and $3.352 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Illinois: $3.080.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,178,345,152,208 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  70. 2021 Friday F: GUNS, GUNS, GUNS- You know folks, last night, 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole went into the FedEx facility at the Indianapolis, Indiana, airport, shot and killed 8 people, wounded several others, and then took his own life.  His mother reportedly warned the cops last year that her son might try to go out via suicide by cop.  This is a tragedy for all involved but here’s the deal: since Joe Biden has become president, there have been more mass shootings than there were under the last two years of President Donald J. Trump what with 30 dead so far this month alone.  This tells us that the rhetoric used by feeble old Joe Biden and his Democratic Party henchmen-and-women is driving the nuts to go berserk, shooting, and killing and maiming innocent people.  It is clear many fear they are going to lose their weapons and since they have unfinished business, are going to act on it NOW.  Stop with all the HATE SPEECH, Joe, enough is enough.  (Note- the cops in Indianapolis say they are searching for a motive.  What the hell!  Mr. Hole wanted to die and he had some people with whom he wanted to settle scores.  Period).
  71. 2021 Friday G: BULLS**T POLL OF THE DAY- a recent PEW Poll says that Joe Biden’s approval rating stands at 59-percent.  Please.  This nothing but crap.  Speaking of Joe Biden, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, says, that ‘Joe Biden is not up to the task at hand, especially the Chi-Coms who are our biggest threat and someone we should have nuked back in 1951.  In other Joe Biden news, he is holding his first meeting with another foreign leader, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan, at the White House today.  We wonder who is speaking for him.   Anyhow, the two leaders agree that the Taiwan Strait must remain stable.
  72. 2021 Friday H: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- common sense people are beginning to ask WTF we shut our country down over the Chi-Com virus when hundreds of thousands of people continue swamping across our border and disappearing into the interior of the country?  If the federal government could give a flying f**k about how many of the invaders have COVID-19, then why should anyone else?  Speaking of the border crisis, President George W. Bush- an ‘esteemed former president’ if one ever existed (yeah, right) says he supports immigration reform but not amnesty.  George, we feel the same way about you as we do Jimmy Carter.  When either one of you dimwits says anything, we quickly move onto something else.   
  73. 2021 Friday I: JOE BIDEN REFUGEE NEWS-  House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the dumb b***h who slurs her words bad enough already but with a mask strapped over her pie hole makes it even more difficult to understand what the hell she is saying chided Joe Biden on not taking in enough refugees.  Oh, please, Nance, please Joe, bring in some more winners like Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, like the Syrian shooter in Boulder, Colorado, like the Boston bombers, please, bring in some more of those America-hating POS, we need more of them ASAP.   Meanwhile, Joe Biden moves to placate our European allies and says he will remove Trump-era caps on the number of refugees our country accepts in.  That truly sucks.
  74. 2021 Friday J: POLITICAL NEWS I- Someone said Chelsea “The Genius” Clinton may run for Congress.  Good God Almighty, please say it ain’t so.  She is as stupid as is the Fly, aka Baby Evita, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she with her Boston College economics degree.   Then again, she would fit right in with all the dimwitted Democrats serving in Congress already like Hank “Flat Top” Johnson, DS-GA 4th congressional district, and Congresswoman Sheila “Putty Puss” Jackson Lee, DS-TX 18th congressional district, and Congressman ‘Mr.’ James “Influence” Clyburn, DS-SC 6th congressional district, she would fit right in.   
  75. 2021 Friday K: POLITICAL NEWS II- Glenn Beck said today on his radio show that in the cities where Black Lives Matter protesters ran amok raping, pillaging, looting, robbing, and beating, there were a combined total of more than 6,000 additional homicides.  Coincidence?  We think not.  They are not a peace-loving group; they are fascist black-and-brown-shirted thugs in need of eradication.  Elsewhere, in other political news, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, has challenged the highly cerebral Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th congressional district to a debate on the Green New Deal.  Now, we would pay handsomely to get ringside seats to see this duel to the death, MTG doing battle with the Fly on pay-per-view-TV.  Sign us up now.
  76. 2021 Friday L: POLITICAL NEWS III- In other political news, we learn that the director for the new Black Panther sequel is NOT going to follow his WOKE liberal comrades and boycott Georgia.  Good.  ‘WOKE’ will go away when people pay it NO attention.  None of us are going to NFL, NBA, or MLB games ever again nor are we going to buy Coca-Cola® products, Nike® sportswear, or any of the other crap that is boycotting everything.  We are not going to go see movies, we do not have to see how stupid we are, how great the Chi-Coms and perverts are, enough is enough.   Elsewhere, the great state of Florida passes an anti-riot bill.  About time someone does.  Look, government’s number one job is this: protecting the lives of its citizens and their property.  Plain, simple, and easy for the stupid to understand.  Once you raise an arm to throw a Molotov cocktail, you get shot.  Once you throw bricks and don’t stop when you are told to stop, you get shot.  Once you start looting, you are eligible to get shot.  This is the way it always was and should be again.
  77. 2021 Friday M: 2020 ELECTION NEWS- reports continue to arise that the number one person behind the changed election laws in numerous states and in the subsequent theft of the election from President Donald J. Trump is Bill and Hillary Clinton’s number one hired thug, attorney Mark Elias.  A partner at Perkins Cole, he is the head of their ‘political law’ department and this man- if we are to believe what we are now learning- is the number one operative behind the stolen election and the subsequent cover-ups of the theft.  In all states where election information has already been trashed, those states should have to hold another election at their expense.
  78. 2021 Friday N: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- We learn that Hunter Biden’s NEW book in which he talks about smoking crack, banging teenaged whores, and doing all sorts of other evil and disgusting stuff has sold a whopping 10,638 books in its first week.  According to Bill O’Reilly, this is ‘crap’ seeing as how Bill’s new book, “Killing the Mob” has already sold 60,000 copies and is not even on the shelves of bookstores yet.  In other news, people are lamenting the 13-year-old boy who was shot dead in Chicago the other night by a cop.  Adam Toledo, aka Lil Homicide and Baby Diablo was gangbanging with his buds at 2:30 in the morning, running around with a loaded gun, shot at cops, then ran away and dumped the gun just as the cops rolled up and got shot.  YOU don’t want to get shot, don’t be banging, don’t be shooting at cops, and don’t be running around in the middle of the night.  Period.   We shed no tears.  Next, Raul Castro, dictator of Cuba, says yes indeed, he is going to resign.  Wow.
  79. 2021 Friday O: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II- U.S. Interior Secretary Debra Haaland, the first Norwegian-Native American to hold the job, is dumping Trump era rules concerning the fossil fuel industry’s rights on public lands.  Apparently, oil and gas companies will no longer be able to drill for vital national resources leaving us dependent upon OPEC, Russia, and other Third World producers of energy.  This makes no sense.  Next, conservative House Republicans are forming the ‘America First Caucus,’  a group to continue the legacy of President Donald J. Trump.   Next, Minneapolis public schools are hurriedly switching over to online learning as the city (and the country) braces for the verdict in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.   Finally, the mother of slain EMT Breonna Taylor- Tamika Palmer- slams both State Representative Attica Scott, D-Louisville, and BLM, labeling both of them as ‘frauds’ in the aftermath of the shooting death of her daughter.  According to Ms. Palmer, she watched the TWO raise money off the death of Breonna without doing a damned thing to help her family.  Wow.  We understand.
  80. 2021 Friday P: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1651: 17, 27, 28, 50, 55, and Mega 25.  Out of 105,680 winning tickets, the highest winners were 64 people who had four numbers for a prize of $496 apiece.

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[i] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time along with “Lonesome Dave” who ranks amongst the best rhythm guitarists and rock vocalists ever which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Foghat, one of the all-time greatest rock bands to explode out of England, beginning on Monday, 18-February-2018 through Monday, 19-March-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this celebrated group out by checking out the blog posts on those dates.

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

[iv] As always, our main source is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

[v] We will present the music of Chicago- and its various members’ solo careers- sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.

[vi] 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.

[vii] We promoted the music of the famed San Francisco, California, rock band, Moby Grape, on Monday, 09-April-2012 through Monday, 23-April-2012.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[viii] We promoted the music of Roxy Music, as well as its three principal members- Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera, and Andy Mackay- beginning on Wednesday, 05-February-2020, through Sunday, 19-April-2020.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Meanwhile, Radio Berlin announced the discovery of thousands of graves of massacred Polish officers in Russia’s Katyn Forest; the Nazis blamed the killings on the Soviets, who in turn blamed the Nazis. Unfortunately, for the Russians, post-Soviet Russia has acknowledged that Josef Stalin’s much-feared secret police carried out the massacre.

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103. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021:

DAY EIGHTY-FOUR OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday / Ramadan starts…

President (and Secretary of State) Thomas Jefferson; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Frank Murphy; Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Bill Clements; U.S. Senator Bob Casey Jr.; Blondie featuring Jimmy Destri, the Chambers Brothers featuring Lester Chambers, the Flamin’ Groovies featuring Ray Loney, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Jack Casady, Little Feat featuring Lowell George, and Pretty Things featuring Brian Pendleton:

  1. 837 Monday: The best view of Haley’s Comet in 2,000 years occurs on this date.
  2. 1204 Tuesday: While on their way to do battle in the Holy Land against the Muslim swine, the Crusaders, tiring of the Byzantine Empire’s false dealings, storm the Constantinople, putting it under their control.
  3. 1241 Saturday: At the Battle of Theiss, the Mongols defeat the army of Hungarian King Béla IV.
  4. 1250 Wednesday: The Seventh Crusade went down to defeat in Egypt, which resulted in the capture of French King Louis IX.
  5. 1613 Saturday: Pocahontas, daughter of Chief Powhatan, was captured by English Captain Samuel Argall in Virginia and held in exchange for English prisoners and stolen weapons.  During her yearlong captivity, Pocahontas converted to Christianity and ultimately opted to stay with the English.
  6. 1742 Friday: Handel’s “Messiah” had its first public performance in Dublin, Ireland at the New Music Hall.
  7. 1743 Saturday: The third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, was born in Shadwell, in the Virginia Colony.  It is also important to note that prior to becoming president, Jefferson was the new nation’s first secretary of state.  He served under President George Washington from 03-22-1790 to 12-31-1793.  He would also serve the nation as its second vice president doing so under President James Madison from 03-04-1797 to 03-04-1801.
  8. 1782 Saturday: City founders incorporated the city of Washington, N.C., the first town named for George Washington.
  9. 1796 Wednesday: The first known elephant arrived in the United States from Bengal, India.
  10. 1829 Monday: The English Emancipation Act granted freedom of religion to the nation’s Catholic population.
  11. 1860 Friday: The Pony Express completed its inaugural run from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, in 10 days.
  12. 1861 Saturday: At the start of the Civil War, Fort Sumter in South Carolina fell to the Confederate forces after a bombardment lasting for 34 hours.
  13. 1865 Thursday: General William T. Sherman commences his march through Georgia to the sea.
  14. 1880 Tuesday: In Harbor Beach, Michigan, future 80th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Frank Murphy is born.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt would nominate his fellow Democrat to fill Associate Justice Pierce Butler’s seat, another Democrat. Murphy would serve from 01-18-1940 to 07-19-1949.
  15. 1902 Sunday: J.C. Penney opened its first store in Kemmerer, Wyoming.
  16. 1912 Saturday: The Royal Navy Flying Corps, a predecessor of Britain/s Royal Air Force underwent creation on this date.
  17. 1916 Thursday: Samuel Ramsay purchased the first hybrid seed corn available to consumers and did so on this date.  The price was 16-cents per bushel.
  18. 1917 Friday: Future Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Bill Clements is born in Dallas, Texas, on this date.  A Republican, he would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from May 24, 1973 to July 02, 1973 /  He would go on to become the 42nd and 44th governor of Texas.
  19. 1919 Sunday: British military forces kill hundreds of protesting Indian nationalists in what the world would come to know as the Amritsar Massacre.
  20. 1934 Friday: 4.7 million American families begin receiving welfare payments thanks to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to help them with the Depression.
  21. 1940 Saturday: During World War II at the Second Battle of Narvik, Norway, the British navy sinks 8 German destroyers and a U-Boat.  Elsewhere, Lester Chambers, who would grow up to become the lead singer of the great band, The Chambers Brothers[i], was born in Mississippi on this date.
  22. 1941 Sunday: The Afrika Korps launches a major assault on the British-held North African port of Tobruk.  Meanwhile, Imperial Japan and the Soviet Union sign a neutrality pact.  This would doom their European Axis partners in Operation Barbarossa.  Elsewhere, the Brits begin rushing reinforcements into Iraq as the pro-Axis coup there continues to grow.
  23. 1943 Tuesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt dedicated the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., on the 200th Anniversary of the third American president’s birth.  Meanwhile, Radio Berlin announced the discovery of thousands of graves of massacred Polish officers in Russia’s Katyn Forest; the Nazis blamed the killings on the Soviets, who in turn blamed the Nazis.  Unfortunately, for the Russians, post-Soviet Russia has acknowledged that Josef Stalin’s much-feared secret police carried out the massacre.
  24. 1944 Thursday: Jack Casady, bass player of both the Jefferson Airplane[ii] and Hot Tuna[iii], was born on this date in Washington, D.C.  Elsewhere, in Durham, England, future rhythm guitarist and vocalist with the Pretty Things[iv]– Brian Pendleton- is born.   Meanwhile, New Zealand establishes diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union.
  25. 1945 Friday: Following heavy fighting in Vienna, the Red Army moves into the city after Axis troops withdraw from the city.  Elsewhere, Lowell George—future guitar master and vocalist with the Southern rock band, Little Feat[v]—is born in Hollywood, California on this date.
  26. 1946 Saturday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the San Francisco rock band, the Flamin’ Groovies[vi]—Ray Loney—is born in the United States on this date.
  27. 1949 Wednesday: Philip S. Hench and associates announced that cortisone was an effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.
  28. 1954 Tuesday: In French Indochina, the French discover they have a problem north of Huguette 1 as 200 yards north, the Viet Minh are cutting a trench directly across the landing strip.  This will prevent incoming or outgoing aircraft from using the field.  They will have to launch a strike against the communists later this night.  Next, the Milwaukee Braves’ Hank Aaron plays his first Major League Baseball game.  Elsewhere, nuclear scientist Robert Oppenheimer suffered accusation that he was a communist.  Finally, future keyboardist with the rock band, Blondie[vii]—Jimmy Destri (1975-1982 / 1997-2004)—is born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on this date.
  29. 1958 Sunday: Van Cliburn of the United States won the first international Tchaikovsky Competition for piano in Moscow; Russian Valery Klimov won the violin competition.
  30. 1959 Monday: A Vatican edict prohibited Roman Catholics from voting for Communists.
  31. 1960 Wednesday: The first navigational satellite launched into Earth’s orbit.  Elsewhere, future Senator Bob Casey Jr. is born on this date in Scranton, Pennsylvania.  A future Democrat, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2007, representing his home state.
  32. 1961 Thursday: The UN General Assembly condemns the practice of apartheid in South Africa.
  33. 1962 Friday: Stan Musial scores his 1,869th run, a major league record.
  34. 1964 Monday: Sidney Poitier became the first black performer in a leading role to win an Academy Award for “Lilies in the Field.”  (Patricia Neal won best actress for “Hud”; best picture went to “Tom Jones.”
  35. 1970 Monday: When a tank containing liquid oxygen burst, it crippled Apollo 13, four-fifths of the way to the moon; however, NASA managed to get the crew back to Earth.  The astronauts managed to return to earth safely.
  36. 1974 Saturday: NASA launched Westar 1, America’s first commercial communications satellite, for Western Union.
  37. 1980 Sunday: Due to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the U.S. boycotts the Summer Olympics.
  38. 1981 Monday: Washington Post reporter and proven liar, Janet Cooke, received a Pulitzer Prize for her feature about an 8-year-old heroin addict named, “Jimmy.”  However, when the world learned that Ms. Cooke had fabricated the story, she had to handover the prize two days later.
  39. 1986 Sunday: Pope John Paul II visited the Great Synagogue of Rome, the first recorded papal visit of its kind to a Jewish house of worship.
  40. 1992 Monday: Nelson Mandela announces he will seek a divorce from his wife, Winnie.  Elsewhere, the Great Chicago Flood took place as the city’s century-old tunnel system and adjacent basements filled with water from the Chicago River.  Meanwhile, “The Bridges of Madison County,” a romance novel by Robert James Waller underwent publication by Warner Books.
  41. 1997 Sunday: Tiger Woods became the youngest person to win the Masters’ Tournament at the age of 21.  He also set a record when he finished 18 under par.
  42. 1999 Tuesday: A judge sentenced Dr. Jack Kevorkian to a term of 10 to 25 years for second-degree murder in the case of Thomas Youk.  In 1998, “60 Minutes” videotaped Kevorkian assisting in the suicide of Youk and aired it on their program.
  43. 2002 Saturday: A day after his ouster, loyalists free overthrown thug Hugo Chavez.  He returns to power and goes on a rampage against his enemies.  Subsequently, interim President Pedro Carmona resigns from office.
  44. 2003 Sunday: In Iraq, the Pentagon now is saying that the mission of the Iraq War 2003 is to crush the deadenders of Saddam Hussein’s Fedayeen thugs, not his ouster and the freeing of the people (as well as the recovery of those illusive weapons of mass destruction).  Meanwhile, as Coalition troops approach Tikrit, seven American POWs captured when a convoy was assaulted by Saddam’s thugs, are released in one piece.
  45. 2004 Tuesday: The Chi-Com city of Shanghai announces a tweak on the One-Child Policy that throughout the entire country of the People’s Republic of China permits families to have but one child: all divorced residents who remarry can have a second child.
  46. 2005 Wednesday: A defiant Eric Rudolph pleaded guilty to carrying out the deadly bombing at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and three other attacks in back-to-back court appearances in Birmingham, Alabama, and Atlanta.
  47. 2006 Thursday: Voters in the Georgian province of South Ossetia vote in a referendum of 98-99-percent to break away from the mother country and to join with…wait for it…you guessed it…Russia.  Vladimir Putin’s dirty work yet again.
  48. 2007 Friday: Google announces a plan to buy the company, DoubleClick for $3.1 billion.   Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate holds hearings on the pet food recalls that occurred earlier in the year.
  49. 2008 Sunday: Robert Zoellick, head of the World Bank, says ‘the nations of the world must take immediate action to combat rising food prices.’  Several countries around the globe have witnessed food riots.
  50. 2009 Monday: President Barack Obama allowed Americans to make unlimited transfers of money and visits to relatives in Cuba.  Elsewhere, Harry Kalas, whose “Outtahere!” home run calls thrilled Philadelphia baseball fans died after collapsing in the broadcast booth before the Phillies 9-8 victory over the Nationals in Washington; he was 73.  
  51. 2010 Tuesday: Israel alerts its civilians visiting the Sinai Peninsula to abort the visit and to swiftly return home after Israeli intelligence learns that jihadists seek to kidnap some Israeli citizens to hold hostage or to murder.  Meanwhile, First Lady Michelle Obama visits Haiti, her first official overseas trip sans her husband. 
  52. 2011 Wednesday: Authorities in Egypt take President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons, Alaa and Gamal and detain them for 15 days to question them regarding corruption and abuse of power.
  53. 2012 Friday: Tom Bensen, owner of the New Orleans Saints, announces that he will purchase the NBA team, the New Orleans Hornets for $338 million.  Meanwhile, nations around North Korea such as South Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Vietnam, and others await a North Korean missile test launch, when it finally happens today, the thing breaks up and crashes into the South China Sea not long after launch.
  54. 2013 Saturday: The United States and the People’s Republic of China agree to work together to prohibit nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula.  But as was the norm during the ‘Age of Obama,’ Obama did not follow up and the communist Chinese never kept their word.   And people would ask WHY Donald Trump won the White House in 2016.
  55. 2014 Sunday: American golfer Bubba Watson wins the Masters’ Tournament a second year in a row.  Meanwhile, a white supremacist, Frazier Glenn Miller, shot to death three people in suburban Kansas City; he allegedly was targeting Jews but the people the POS shot were NOT Jews.  Elsewhere, Manny Pacquiao beats Tommy Bradley to regain his WBO welterweight title.   Meanwhile, in eastern Ukraine, ‘pro-Russian separatists’ are protesting the Ukrainian government, claiming they belong to the Russian motherland.  Obama, help the Ukrainians.
  56. 2015 Monday: The jihadi republic of Iran announces it has struck a deal with Vladimir Putin’s Russia for an S-300 air defense system.  Even though the system will not violate UN sanctions, other nations involved in the Iranian nuclear deal express alarm over the purchase.  It is as if the Iranians want to make sure no one can attack them even if the deal should collapse.  What a deal—it is the worst thing Barack Hussein Obama ever agreed to.  Elsewhere, a migrant ship carrying 550, plying the waters off the Libyan coast, goes down with the deaths of at least 400 of the passengers.
  57. 2016 Wednesday: As Russian ‘separatists’ continue running amok in the eastern Ukraine, Kiev reports that at least 8 of its soldiers have been wounded in fighting.  They want to know when President Barack Hussein Obama is going to send them something more than blankets (probably the foil kind provided to illegal aliens) and MREs.  They want ammo, offensive weapons, and cash help.  Where the hell is it?
  58. 2017 Thursday: Famed radio late night talk show host, Art Bell, founder of the Coast-to-Coast radio show that came on late at night, died at age 72 in his home in Pahrump, Nevada.  The day he died on was Friday the 13th.  Elsewhere, U.S., British, and French warplanes and missiles attacked Syrian chemical weapons sites across the country as an answer to an unprovoked chemical weapons attack on civilians in Douma, Syria, a suburb outside Damascus, a week earlier.
  59. 2018 Friday: President Donald J. Trump announced that the United States, France, and Britain had carried out joint airstrikes in Syria meant to punish President Bashar al-Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons; no one knows to this day whether he authorized use of the WMDs or not, yet we blasted Syria with numerous strikes.   Meanwhile, violent protests continue along the border between Israel and Gaza as Palestinian extremists continue trying to cause trouble for Israel.  This leads to more IEDs being set off with Israeli retaliatory strikes against the jihadists.                                        
  60. 2019 Saturday: When the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets by a final score of 101-96 in the Western Conference Playoffs, Coach Gregg Popovich moves past Lenny Wilkens to become the all-time winningest coach as he notches his 1,413th win.  Congratulations, coach!   In Libya, the rebel government based in Tobruk announces that despite what the international community is demanding they do, they are going to continue their steamrolling advance toward Benghazi.  Can there be no peace in the region?
  61. 2020 Monday: China’s WAR on the world continues as COVID-19 continues claiming lives, creating misery, and destroying economic success wherever it goes.  At the time of this update, there are currently 1,912,923 confirmed cases replete 118,966 confirmed deaths and 448,053 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 585,909 confirmed cases what with 23,577 fatalities linked to the Wuhan Virus and at least 43,593 confirmed recoveries.  President Trump says a reopening of the economy is coming and soon while the Baby Evita- the dimwit, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, continues braying like the cow she is that Trump is ‘xenophobic’ and a ‘racist’ due to his handling of this ‘gift from the People’s Republic of (Communist) China.
  62. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 136,840,796 confirmed cases, +703,842, 2,949,096  confirmed deaths, +10,896, and 77,935,627 confirmed recoveries, +428,986.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,538,511 confirmed cases, UP 95,907 from yesterday’s reporting, 568,786 confirmed deaths, UP 892, and 119,007,497 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.[viii]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  63. 2021 Tuesday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 240,982 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.   Dr. Scott Gottlieb takes the ‘Biden administration’ to task for NOT surging vaccines and resources into coronavirus hotspots but to continue doling vaccines out based on population numbers. 
  64. 2021 Tuesday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,704,605 confirmed cases, 60,465 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,134,906 confirmed cases, 34,119 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,113 confirmed cases, 471 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 380,554 confirmed cases, 5,380 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Maryland, the home of one of the BIGGEST pro-Confederate States of America during the Civil War: they have 429,730 confirmed cases, 8,484 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.[ix] 
  65. 2021 Tuesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,261 confirmed cases, 6,304 confirmed deaths, and 826,694 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- one of the lesser Axis allies during the Second World War: 294,874 cases of the virus, 6,358 confirmed deaths and 276,420 confirmed recoveries.[x]    In other COVID-19 news, the federal government is calling for a halt to delivery of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to blood clots occurring in six people out of several million immunized by it.   Next, Centers for Disease Control director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is telling Michigan they had better shut everything down NOW or risk another major outbreak of the ‘VID.  However, the Michigan GOP blasts back at the CDC- ‘shut up and send more vaccines.’  (Governor Gretchen “Gravel Gertie” Whitmer, DS-MI, is clinging to her dictatorial powers for as long as she can).
  66. 2021 Tuesday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,677.27, DOWN 68.13 points (-0.20%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,996.10, UP 146.10 points (+1.05%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,141.59, UP 13.60 points (+0.33%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $60.45 per barrel, +0.27 (+0.45%).  The price of GOLD is $1,746.20 per troy oz., -1.40 (-0.08%) while the price of SILVER is $25.41 per troy ounce, -0.02 (-0.08%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,159.20 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.18%) while the price of COPPER is $4.04 per pound, +0.01 (+0.19%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,692.44 per troy oz, +16.72 (+0.62%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,500.00 per troy oz., -500.00 (-1.72%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000016.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.08.     In Estonian kroon, one greenback equals 13.9470 and in Ethiopian Birr, a buck equals 41.58.[xiv]  
  67. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.936 per gallon, $2.842 in Florida, $3.736 in Hawaii, and $3.337 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Georgia: $2.707.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,166,765,942,074 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.  Speaking of the National Debt, the GOP is demanding for a trimmed down, i.e., clean, bill, not one full of all manner of extraneous things stuffed into it.  Only 6-percent of the proposed $2 trillion infrastructure bill goes toward roads and bridges.  Top economists worry that Joe Biden’s ongoing spending are going to crash the U.S. economy down the road.
  68. 2021 Tuesday F: JOE BIDEN NEWS I- Joe Biden’s proposed nominee for undersecretary for U.S. Department of Defense- Colin Kohl- is facing opposition.  At least 18 GOP senators are demanding an FBI background investigation into the former Obama administration official over his reputed leaking of classified info upon his departure.  Elsewhere, concerns are arising over the risk of a confrontation with Vladimir Putin’s Russia over Joe Biden’s inept handling of the crisis in the Ukraine.  Next, Joe Biden says he plans to complete the troop pullout from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021.  This latter move is upsetting Senator Lindsey Graham, RINO-S.C., who says that ‘pulling U.S. troops out of Afghanistan is like canceling our insurance policy against another 9-11-style terrorist attack from occurring here in the United States.’[xvii]
  69. 2021 Tuesday G: JOE BIDEN NEWS II- According to reports, Joe Biden plans on keeping U.S. ambassador to Russia- John J. Sullivan, nominated by President Donald J. Trump- in place.   Meanwhile, a recent TIPP poll says that 68-percent of the American people believe a special counsel should be appointed to investigate the shady business and drug dealings of Joe Biden’s son, Hunter.  In other Joe Biden news, when Joe Biden ‘spoke’ with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he claimed he spoke about imprisoned Putin critic Alexei Navalny but Russian exile Mikhail Khodorkovsky said that that is simply not the case.  Biden said NOTHING about Mr. Navalny who is being tortured by Putin’s thugs.[xviii]   Finally, Joe Biden plans to reach ‘white conservatives’ on COVID-19 vaccines by pandering to them via NASCAR, Country & Western Music, and through TV shows like “Deadliest Catch” and other shows.  Wow.  Pander, pander, pander.  Joe, we ain’t no ways stupid, sir, we don’t need you putting commercials on “Ice Road Truckers,” “Pawn Stars,” and “The Voice.”
  70. 2021 Tuesday H: POLITICAL NEWS I- Congressman Andrew Clyde, R-GA 9th congressional district, says that he is going to sue House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA, over her fining lawmakers $5,000 per offense of avoiding the metal detectors she has installed all over Fort Pelosi.  He says this is “BS.”  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin says the U.S. is going to reverse President Trump’s order to pull troops out of Germany and to redeploy them elsewhere.  They are going to stay put.  Meanwhile, YouTube (owned by POS Sundar Pichai and Google) has banned Dr. Sebastian Gorkha’s channel for supposedly violating their policies on the 2020 Presidential Election meaning, he has been telling the truth- the Democrats STOLE the 2020 Presidential Election.  Period.  Stick that in your pipe and smoke it, bi***es.   Finally, famed legal scholar Baylor University Chancellor Ken Starr told Newsmax TV that WOKE Cancel Culture is extremely hostile to organized religion.
  71. 2021 Tuesday I: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS- In the Mexican state of Guerrero, citizens are arming their children to combat the out-of-control drug cartels running amok along the border.   Next, Iran announces that it’s going to enrich uranium to 60-percent, its highest ever.  Now is the time for the Israelis to set off a nuclear chain reaction in all Iranian nuclear facilities.  Let’s blow these scumbags to meet with Mohammad.  NOW.  Elsewhere, we hear that masked men carrying sledgehammers burst into the Epoch Times’ headquarters in Hong Kong and began smashing up everything.  Xi Jinping’s thugs are at it again.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Chris Salcedo on Newsmax said that the PRC is the Number 2 slaveholding state in the world, running a close race with India.  Finally, U.S. intelligence reports that North Korea may soon be conducting nuclear weapons tests once again (seeing as how enfeebled old Joe Biden is in the White House).
  72. 2021 Tuesday J: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I-  Following the accidental shooting death of Duante Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, all hell is breaking loose across the country.  Overnight, law enforcement in that city arrested at least 40-60 people for rioting, robbing, looting, arson, and rape.  In the aftermath of the shooting, both Brooklyn Center’s Police Chief Tim Gannon and Officer Kim Potter- under pressure to resign- have resigned.  At press time, the mayor of the city, Mike Elliott, fired the city manager, Curt Boganey, for disagreeing with him by saying Officer Potter deserved due process. 
  73. 2021 Tuesday K: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II- In New York City, Black Lives Matter rabble close down the Manhattan Bridge.   SHOOT THEM.  Congresswoman Rashida “Foul Mouth” Tlaib, DS-MI 13th congressional district, released a statement in which, she condemned all police as being racist, the system untenable, and that we must- as Karl Marx encouraged- tear everything down and rebuild it atop a socialist foundation.   (Someone, please strip this witch of her citizenship and deport her back to Gaza).  Her buddy, Congresswoman Ayanna “Chrome Dome” Pressley, DS-MA 7th congressional district, tweeted ‘from slave patrols to traffic stops, there ain’t no fixing none of this so burn it all down y’all.’  Moving on, the prosecution in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin has rested and the defense is up on Day 12.
  74. 2021 Tuesday L: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III- Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley says, ‘IF Donald Trump runs in 2024, she won’t run for the presidency.”  (Good, Nikki, because the days of voting for the lesser of two evils is over and done.  Period.).   Next, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, made mention of a Michael Vick voting ad, ‘it’s persuasive if you like murdering puppies.’   Elsewhere, Juul Labs is facing racketeering charges over deceptive advertising.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump says that New York’s tax laws no longer apply to him seeing as how he is no longer in the White House.  Moving on, the Suez Canal Authority has seized the Japanese-owned vessel, the “Ever-Given,” the one that clogged traffic on the canal for nearly two weeks.  They are demanding at least $900 million from the vessel’s owners which will cover the humongous salvage operations required to free the ship and to restart stalled canal traffic.  Negotiations continue.  Meanwhile, France is banning travelers from Brazil as the South American nation is being overrun by the Chi-Vi.
  75. 2021 Tuesday M: CALIFORNIA LOTTERY NEWS- stick around for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1650 with a pot of $220 million. Here are the numbers: 10, 15, 19, 45, 68, and Mega 09. Out of 119,081 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $28,492.

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[i] We began promoting the music of the world-famous Chambers Brothers beginning on Thursday, 10-April-2014 through Saturday, 19-April-2014.  This presentation occurred at the original blog and if it ever reopens, please seek this fabulous band out and consider adding it to your collection.

[ii] 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.

[iii] We promoted the music of Hot Tuna beginning on Tuesday, 24-April-2012 through Thursday, 23-May-2012.

[iv] We hope to share the music of the Pretty Things some time within the next 3-4 years when we do some of the lesser known British bands in a big, combined presentation.

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

[vi] We shared the music of the Flamin’ Groovies beginning on Thursday, 25-November-2010 through Sunday, 02-January-2011.  We hope you will check them out and enjoy.

[vii] Not sure as to when the AICPENDBLOG.COM will promote the music of the Talking Heads but when we do, you will also see the music of Blondie and Aerosmith shared as well.  Please, keep your eyes open for the day this magnificent event occurs.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] Lindsey Graham is one of those Washington, D.C., insiders who never saw a foreign war in which, he didn’t want to participate.  Beware the military-industrial-political complex. 

[xviii] Now U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken condemns the Russians for what they are doing to Mr. Navalny (or so he says).

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28. 1941 Monday: Due to resistance from the Yugoslav people as German forces begin crossing the frontier, Adolf Hitler orders a multi-day punitive air raid on Belgrade. If the Yugoslavs won’t submit, then the Luftwaffe is going to make an example of them.

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DAY SEVENTY-EIGHT OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

President Jimmy Carter; Vice President William R. King; Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase; U.S. Attorney General Harlan F. Stone; California Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown; Heavyweight Boxing Champion Carl “The Truth” Williams; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young featuring Greg Reeves and Dallas Taylor, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Spencer Dryden, and Jethro Tull featuring Mick Abrahams, Ravi Shankar:

  1. 30 Sunday: Scholars estimate that today is the day Roman troops crucified Jesus Christ.
  2. 1118 Sunday: Pope Celsius II excommunicated Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor.
  3. 1509 Wednesday: France declares war on Venice.
  4. 1652 Sunday: The Dutch establish a settlement at Cape Town, South Africa.
  5. 1741 Friday: Future 9th Supreme Court Justice of the United States- Samuel Chase- is born in Somerset County, Maryland, British North America on this date.  A Federalist, President George Washington appointed him to replace 5th Supreme Court Justice John Blair who resigned his office.  Justice Chase served 01-27-1796 to 06-19-1811; he died in office.
  6. 1786 Friday: The future 13th U.S. Vice President William R. King is born on this date in Sampson County, North Carolina.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Pierce from March 04,1853 until his death on April 18,1853.
  7. 1788: An expedition led by General Rufus Putnam established a settlement at present-day Marietta, Ohio.
  8. 1795 Tuesday: France adopts the meter as the basic measure of length.
  9. 1798 Saturday: An act of Congress creates the Mississippi Territory on this date and named the city of Natchez as the capital.
  10. 1818 Tuesday: General Andrew Jackson conquers St. Marks, Florida, driving the Seminole Indians into the bush.
  11. 1831 Thursday: Dom Pedro abdicates to his son; Dom Pedro II crowned emperor of Brazil.
  12. 1862 Monday: Union forces led by General Ulysses S. Grant defeated the Confederates at the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee.
  13. 1863 Tuesday: During the Civil War, the Battle of Charleston, South Carolina, took place resulting in a failed Federal fleet attack on Fort Sumter.
  14. 1864 Thursday: The first camel race in the United States took place in Sacramento, CA.
  15. 1891 Tuesday: Nebraska introduces 8-hour workday.
  16. 1902 Monday: The Texas Oil Company, Texaco, forms.
  17. 1915 Wednesday: Jazz singer-songwriter Billie Holiday, aka “Lady Day,” was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  18. 1920 Wednesday: Famed sitar player, Ravi Shankar, is born in India on this date in British India.
  19. 1922 Friday: The Teapot Dome Scandal began as Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall signed a secret deal to lease U.S. Navy petroleum reserves to his friends, oilmen Harry F. Sinclair and Edward L. Doheny.
  20. 1924 Monday: The 52nd U.S. Attorney General of the United States Harlan F. Stone assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from 04-07-1924 to 03-01-1925 before moving up to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  21. 1926 Wednesday: Ida Dalser, the Irish wife of Benito Mussolini, Fascist dictator of Italy, broke his nose in an argument, which led him to declare her mentally unstable.
  22. 1927 Thursday: The image and voice of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover transmitted live from Washington, D.C., to New York in the first successful demonstration of long-distance television.
  23. 1930 Monday: Construction workers set in place the first steel columns for the Empire State Building on this date and did it with American steel, and not POS communist Chinese steel.  
  24. 1933 Friday: The two Nazi anti-Jewish laws go into effect in Nazi Germany, banning Jews from public service and from working within the legal system.  Meanwhile, in the United States, Prohibition ended.
  25. 1938 Thursday: Spencer Dryden, the second drummer and the one most associated with the Jefferson Airplane[i], one of the acid rock groups of the 1960’s and 1970’s was born on this date in New York City.  Elsewhere, future California four-term governor, Jerry Brown, was born on this date.
  26. 1939 Friday: Fascist Italy invaded Albania and annexed the small Balkan nation less than a week later.
  27. 1940 Sunday: Booker T. Washington is the first black American to appear on a U.S. postage stamp.  Elsewhere, the German invasion fleet begins leaving their home ports bound for the coastline of Norway and invasion.   German forces are also preparing to assault Denmark so as to control northern air approaches to the northern Atlantic Ocean.  The British, of course, are trying to disrupt these operations.
  28. 1941 Monday: Due to resistance from the Yugoslav people as German forces begin crossing the frontier, Adolf Hitler orders a multi-day punitive air raid on Belgrade.  If the Yugoslavs won’t submit, then the Luftwaffe is going to make an example of them.
  29. 1942 Tuesday: German paratroopers begin the heavy assault on the Mediterranean island of Malta, attempting to wrest it from the British defenders.   Meanwhile, American, and Filipino forces continue a fighting retreat towards Corregidor as the Imperial Japanese troops continue pounding them around the clock.
  30. 1943 Wednesday: While serving with the Afrika Korps in North Africa, attempted future assassin of Adolf Hitler, Count Claus von Stauffenberg suffers severe injury during a RAF air raid, which would cost him an eye, an arm, and part of his other hand.  Meanwhile, in Salzburg, Austria, Hitler, and Benito Mussolini meet for an Axis conference during World War II.  Finally, future guitarist with Jethro Tull[ii], 1967-1968, Mick Abrahams, is born in Luton, England on this date.
  31. 1944 Friday: The Soviets prepare to launch full-scale attacks on the German and Romanian troops holding the Crimea.  The Russian troops have so much firepower that when the hammer falls, the Axis troops are going to be hard-pressed to defend their positions.  The Soviets have learned much since the disastrous days of 1941 and now can do to the Germans and their allies what the Axis did to them- in spades.
  32. 1945 Saturday: As the Japanese try to fend off the growing assaults on Okinawa- the last island before the home islands- the naval fleet they sent headed by the largest battleship the world has ever seen- the Yamato- suffers serious defeat as Allied warplanes pulverize the big ship and many of the lesser ships surrounding her.  The Japanese will try to beach the vessel where she will continue being hammered until a steaming hulk.
  33. 1948 Wednesday: The Rogers and Hammerstein musical, “South Pacific,” opened on Broadway on this date.  Elsewhere, the United Nations’ World Health Organization commenced operations on this date.  Elsewhere, future drummer with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young[iii]—Dallas Taylor—was born on this date in Denver, Colorado.
  34. 1949 Thursday: The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “South Pacific” opened on Broadway.
  35. 1953 Tuesday: The U.N. General Assembly ratified Dag Hammarskjold of Sweden as the new secretary-general succeeding Trygve Lie of Norway.  Elsewhere, IBM unveiled the IBM 701 Electronic Data Processing Machine, which made it the first commercially available scientific computer produced by the company.
  36. 1954 Wednesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower held a news conference in which he spoke of the importance of containing the spread of communism in Indochina, saying, “You have a row of dominoes set up, you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is the certainty that it will go over very quickly.”  (This became known as the ‘domino theory,’ although the president did not use that term.   Speaking of Indochina, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues on as clearing weather allows the few warplanes that can reach the valley and stay in the air to decimate some Viet Minh units on the ground.  Still, the communists continue throwing one human wave assault onto the Elianes and Huguettes which are taking their toll on French forces.
  37. 1955 Thursday: Future bassist with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young[iv]—Greg Reeves—was born on this date in Warren, Ohio.
  38. 1957 Sunday: The last remaining electric trolley of New York City completed its final journey on this date, running from Queens to Manhattan.  
  39. 1959 Tuesday: A referendum in Oklahoma repealed the state’s ban on alcoholic beverages after being in effect for 51 years.
  40. 1962 Saturday: Nearly 1,200 Cuban exiles tried by the Communist Cuban system of justice (a sham) for their role in the Bay of Pigs fiasco, suffered conviction and went to prison for lengthy terms.  The disaster was because once Democratic President John F. Kennedy set it in motion, when the going got tough, he failed to support the Cuban freedom fighters and so they died, both on the battlefield and in prison.  
  41. 1963 Sunday: At the age of 23, Jack Nicklaus became the youngest golfer to win the Masters’ Tournament.
  42. 1966 Thursday: The U.S. Navy recovered a hydrogen bomb that the U.S. Air Force had lost in the Mediterranean Sea off Spain following a B-52 crash.
  43. 1969 Monday: The Supreme Court, in Stanley v. Georgia, unanimously struck down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material.  Meanwhile, today marks the symbolic birth date of the Internet with the publication of RFC 1.
  44. 1970 Tuesday: John Wayne won his first and only Oscar for his role in “True Grit.”  He had already appeared in more than 200 films, by this point.
  45. 1978 Friday: President Jimmy Carter announced he was deferring development of the neutron bomb, a high-radiation weapon with a low-yield blast.  Enemy troops die quickly, the radiation dissipates, and real estate is not destroyed.  What’s not to love?
  46. 1980 Monday: President Jimmy Carter breaks off relations with Iran during the Iranian Hostage Crisis.  This would be the end of the Carter administration as no matter what they did, the Iranians would not budge nor would they release the imprisoned Americans.
  47. 1983 Thursday: Space shuttle astronauts Story Musgrave and Don Peterson went on the first U.S. spacewalk in almost a decade as they worked in the open cargo bay of Challenger for nearly four hours.
  48. 1985 Sunday: The Soviet Union announced a unilateral freeze on medium-range nuclear missiles.
  49. 1987 Tuesday: Los Angeles Dodgers executive Al Campanis for more than 40 years resigns after making racial remarks on NBC’s “Nightline” program.
  50. 1988 Thursday: The Soviet Union announces it would begin withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan after a decade of war in its southern neighbor.
  51. 1994 Thursday: Civil war erupted in Rwanda between the Patriotic Front rebel group composed of Tutsis and government soldiers composed of Hutus.  In the following months, genocide broke out as the Hutu regime slaughtered hundreds of thousands of Tutsis in lopsided violence until the Tutsi rebels eventually threw out the Hutu regime.
  52. 1998 Tuesday: Mary Bono, the widow of Sonny Bono, won a special election to serve out the remainder of her husband’s congressional term.
  53. 2000 Friday: President Clinton signed the Senior Citizens Freedom to Work act, reversing a Depression-era law, which allowed senior citizens to earn money without losing Social Security retirement benefits. 
  54. 2003 Monday: Syracuse won the NCAA basketball tournament with an 81-78 victory over Kansas.  Meanwhile, U.S. troops capture Baghdad; two later, the regime of Saddam Hussein imploded.   
  55. 2006 Friday: Things are rough in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana as tornadoes roar though the area a second time in a week. 
  56. 2007 Saturday: Thousands take to the streets in Los Angeles, California, demanding citizenship, and equal rights for the millions of illegal aliens lurking within the shadows of the country.  We say,  “Build the wall and deport them all.”
  57. 2008 Monday: A new report from the U.S. Institute for Peace says that the U.S. goals in Iraq are no closer to being achieved than they were when the U.S.-led Coalition invaded the country back in 2003.  Good to know.
  58. 2009 Tuesday: Former Peruvian President, Alberto Fujimori, receives 25 years in prison for ordering killings and kidnappings by security forces.  Meanwhile, Vermont became the fourth state (after Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Iowa) to legalize same-sex marriage.
  59. 2010 Wednesday: The Kyrgyzstani riots continue as President Kurmanbek Bakiyev reportedly flees the country, the government steps down and protesters control the parliament building.
  60. 2011 Thursday: Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi sent a letter to the Obama administration begging the administration to order a halt to the bombing of his country.  However, because Gaddafi worked with the George W. Bush administration in the War on Terror, the Obama-Biden regime must now destroy him and support the rebels trying to oust him.  What a guy Obama and his flunky Joe Biden are.   Elsewhere, a leaky vessel packed full of migrants from West Africa sinks off the coast of Italy.  Although the Italian navy is able to pull about 50 people out of the water, it is believed that hundreds more drowned.
  61. 2012 Saturday: As the civil war in Yemen continues to rage, the airport in the capital city of Sana’a is closed when pro-government forces threaten to begin attacking aircraft. 
  62. 2013 Sunday: China reports it will open the South China Sea’s Paracel Islands to tourism before the May Day holiday.  Vietnam voices strong opposition this move, as ownership of the islands is in dispute.  Elsewhere, in Doha, Qatar, hundreds of delegates meet as Qatar pledges $500 million in aid to rebuild Sudan’s Darfur, a region racked by a decade-long conflict.  Meanwhile, former USBA heavyweight boxing champion, Carl “The Truth” Williams, dies on this date at age 53.  Over the course of his professional career, he compiled a record of 41 fights, 30 W (21 KOs), 10 L, and 1 NC.
  63. 2014 Monday: The president of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, makes the first state visit to England as the Irish head of state; his visit matched the one Queen Elizabeth II made to his country in 2011.  Elsewhere, pro-Russian activists barricaded inside government buildings in eastern Ukraine proclaimed their regions to be ‘independent’ and called for a referendum on seceding from Ukraine, an echo of events that had led to Russia’s annexation of the Crimea.
  64. 2015 Tuesday: U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, announces he will be seeking the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination next year.  Meanwhile, in a nail-biter election for mayor of Chicago, current Mayor Rahm Emanuel- one of the worst mayors of all time- wins a second term in a run-off election by beating fellow Democrat, Jesus G. “Chuy” Garcia.
  65. 2016 Thursday: As the 2016 Presidential Election race continues gathering steam, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani endorses candidate Donald J. Trump and tells assembled reporters that ‘Trump will win more than 50-percent in the primary election.’   Elsewhere, the ACLU- the American Civil Liberties Union- and Planned Parenthood- a Pro-Death entity- sue the state of Indiana for having recently passed an anti-abortion law that bans the procedure if the person seeking it is doing because of genetic abnormalities. 
  66. 2017 Friday: California Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown—a Democrat—announced an end to the state’s historic drought emergency imposed in 2014.  Meanwhile, as Chinese communist dictator Xi Jinping enjoys dinner with President Donald J. Trump at Mar-a-Lago, the president orders a missile strike against the forces of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad following a chemical weapons attack against civilians comes to light.  Finally, the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducts the Electric Light Orchestra[v], YES[vi], Joan Baez[vii], Journey[viii], Pearl Jam[ix], and slain rapper Tupac Shakur[x] on this date.
  67. 2018 Saturday: In the NHL, expansion team the Las Vegas Knights close the NHL regular season with a 7-1 loss in Calgary; however, the new team first-year record ends with 51 wins which is far better than the last two expansion teams- the Anaheim Ducks and the Florida Panthers who both ended their inaugural seasons (1993-94) with 33 wins each.  Meanwhile, laughing at the world yet again, the Syrian air force attacks the city of Duma killing at least 40 civilians and injuring more than 500 with a suspected poison gas attack.
  68. 2019 Sunday: President Donald J. Trump tells the press that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving the administration and that Kevin McAleenan will be taking her place until a permanent replacement can pass confirmation.   Elsewhere, as Sudan undergoes massive antigovernment protests, something happens to the power generation and everything goes dark.
  69. 2020 Tuesday: Since the World Health Organization seems to be in the tank for communist China, President Donald J. Trump wants to put a hold on any further monies from the United States going to the World Health Organization until Beijing and the WHO account for their actions in the wake of the Wuhan Virus, aka the Kung Flu, aka Wuhan Flu, aka coronavirus crisis.  The president also wants to get to the bottom of WHY more black Americans are falling ill to this insidious virus.  What did the Chinese engineer in their Wuhan laboratory?  Currently, at the time of this posting, there are 1,428,428 confirmed cases around the globe what with 300,198 confirmed recoveries and 82,020 confirmed deaths.  Thank you, People’s Republic of China!  Meanwhile, in the United States, there are 398,185 confirmed cases with 12,844 confirmed deaths.  It would appear that Plaquenil aka hydroxychloroquine is extremely promising so states and locales (ahem, New York state and New York City), allow doctors to prescribe it to their extremely ill patients.  What do you have to lose, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill Di Blasio?  Nothing!  Stop playing politics with the lives of people.   Finally, singer-songwriter John Prine dies from COVID-19 at age 73.
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Famed guitarist Michael Schenker decided that he would record an album of songs that influenced him early on in his career and brought together a variety of musicians to help him knock out 13 amazing tunes.  “By Invitation Only” came out on June 25, 2011 and featured not only the blazing guitarist but a who’s who of rockers such as bassists Tony Franklin (The Firm), Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel), Jeff Pilson (Dokken, Dio, Foreigner), among others as well as drummers such as Mike Baird (Journey), Simon Wright (AC/DC, Dio), Aynsley Dunbar (Journey, Jefferson Starship), among others.  Most of the tunes are recorded as power trios with the exception of one in which, a saxophone solo was essential.  Say what you will but it appears that Mr. Schenker NEVER sleeps (must be some good stuff).  Seek him out and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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

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

[iii] 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.

[iv] See previous footnote.

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Electric Light Orchestra, the Move, Roy Wood, and Wizzard at some point in the near future.  Please stay tuned.

[vi] A lengthy presentation of YES and its individual members will begin at some point within the next 2-3 years.  Please stay tuned.

[vii] As to when we will promote the music of this commie folk singer- Joan Baez- we hope to do it sometime in the next 30 years.  Please remain alert for the day we do.

[viii] Sadly, we were not as attuned to the sharing of interconnected bands and musicians when we promoted Santana years ago but we do hope we will be able to promote the music of Journey at some point in the nest 10-12 years.

[ix] When we promote the music of Nirvana, we hope to promote the music of Pearl Jam, the Smashing Pumpkins, Hole, and the Stone Temple Pilots, so make sure you remain attentive for the time we do.  You will be glad you did.  

[x] Tupac Shakur?  It could be 40 years before we begin promoting the music of rappers.  Please join us every day for that glorious day- you will be glad you did but NO Eminem. Fuck him- he hates his mother.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, Jr.; U.S. Secretaries of State Robert Smith and John C. Calhoun; 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. 705 Saturday: Greek Pope John VII becomes the successor to John VI.
  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. 1621 Thursday: The colonists of the Plymouth, Massachusetts, made the first treaty with Native Americans on this date.
  5. 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!
  6. 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.  
  7. 1778 Wednesday: Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessperson, created the “$” symbol to denote a ‘dollar.’
  8. 1789 Wednesday: The House of Representatives held its first full meeting in New York City.
  9. 1793 Monday: 53,000 people die when the Japanese volcano, Unsen, erupts.
  10. 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.
  11. 1826 Saturday: Samuel Mory patented the internal combustion engine.
  12. 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 01-13-1813 to 09-27-1814.
  13. 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 04-01-1844 to 03-10-1845 and moved onto other roles.
  14. 1850 Monday: On this date, administrators found both the county and the city of San Francisco, California.
  15.  1853 Friday: Cincinnati became 1st U.S. city to pay fire fighters a regular salary.
  16. 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.   
  17. 1864 Friday: The Travelers Insurance Company issued the first travel accident policy ever to a customer named James Batterson.
  18. 1867 Monday: Singapore, Penang, and Malacca become British crown colonies.
  19. 1873 Tuesday: British White Star steamship “Atlantic” sinks off Nova Scotia, 547 people die in the tragic mishap.
  20. 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.
  21. 1889 Monday: In Chicago, builders marketed the first dishwashing machine in the world.  What a timesaver it was.
  22. 1891 Wednesday: Founders incorporated the William Wrigley Jr. Company, a business best known for its Juicy Fruit gum.
  23. 1905 Saturday: The British East African Protectorate becomes colony of Kenya.
  24. 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. 
  25. 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.
  26. 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).
  27. 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 break apart.  Give Finland their freedom or we will continue operations against you.  The Kaiser’s Germany and the Finns have a history.
  28. 1924 Tuesday: For his part in the infamous “Beer Hall Putsch,” a high court sentenced Adolf Hitler to five years in prison.
  29. 1927 Friday: His Master’s Voice introduced the first automatic record changer.
  30. 1929 Monday: Louie Marx invented the Yo-Yo.
  31. 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.
  32. 1933 Saturday: Nazi Germany staged a daylong national boycott of Jewish-owned businesses.  Meanwhile, Heinrich Himmler becomes chief of the German National Police.
  33. 1934 Sunday: Bonnie and Clyde murder two police officers.
  34. :  The first commercially successful fluorescent lamps hit the market.  Finally, the Baseball Hall of Fame opened in Cooperstown, N.Y.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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…
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 1946 Monday: Bassist Ronnie Lane of both the Small Faces[v] and the Faces[vi] was born in England.  Elsewhere, Weight Watchers formed.
  43. 1947 Tuesday: First Jewish immigrants to Israel disembark at Port of Eilat.
  44. 1948 Thursday: Due to the intransigent Soviets, the Allies commenced the Berlin Airlift on this date.
  45. 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.
  46. 1952 Tuesday: Alpher, Bethe, and Gamow proclaim the Big Bang Theory in Physical Review.
  47. 1953 Wednesday: Congress created the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare on this date.
  48. 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 a high 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]
  49. 1960 Friday: The United States launched TIROS-1, the nation’s first weather satellite on this date.
  50. 1961 Saturday: Evangelist Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye.
  51. 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.”
  52. 1967 Saturday: The United States Department of Transportation begins operation.
  53. 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.
  54. 1972 Saturday: The first Major League Baseball players’ strike began; it lasted 12 days.
  55. 1974 Monday: Ayatollah Khomeini calls for an Islamic Republic in Iran.
  56. 1976 Thursday: Stephen Wozniak and Steve Jobs found Apple Computer.
  57. 1979 Sunday: Following the flight of the Shah, Iran proclaims themselves an “Islamic Republic.”
  58. 1982 Thursday: The U.S. transferred the Canal Zone to Panama.
  59. 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.
  60. 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. 
  61. 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.
  62. 1998 Wednesday: Paula Jones’ sexual harassment suit against President Bill Clinton is thrown out of court.
  63. 2000 Saturday: The 2000 United States Census is underway as of today.
  64. 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.
  65. 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.  
  66. 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.
  67. 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.
  68. 2005 Friday: Hamas and Islamic Jihad have announced that they are considering- in principle- of joining the Palestine Liberation Organization.
  69. 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.
  70. 2007 Sunday: Former United States Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson, Republican, throws his hat into the 2008 Presidential Election race. 
  71. 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. 
  72. 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. 
  73. 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.
  74. 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.
  75. 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.
  76. 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.
  77. 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.
  78. 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.
  79. 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.
  80. 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.
  81. 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.
  82. 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.    
  83. 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!
  84. 2021 Thursday: Stick around to discover what the communists are up to today…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0421 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Fountain Frolic.”  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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The Michael Schenker Group- the original minus one- reformed and knocked out a classic- “In the Midst of Beauty” which came out on May 13, 2008.  Joining the legendary German guitarist are vocalist Gary Barden, Neil Murray (bass- the new guy), Don Airey (keyboards), and Simon Phillips (drums).   The reborn MSG said let’s pick up where we left off and knock their socks off which is exactly what they do here.  Japanese, European, and Scandinavian fans love the album just as we do which is why we encourage everyone to visit their favorite site for the absolute best in rock music and add it to your collection- you will be so glad you did.  Guaranteed.

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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.

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FF. 1954 Friday: The People’s Army continues ringing the French base of Dien Bien Phu. On the eastern side, the sappers are digging trenches at night drawing closer to the Elianes and Dominiques. The French are determined to hold these eastern outposts, especially now that Béatrices have been overrun. The French defenders see the sappers drawing closer but there is not much they can do to stop them as to go out and engage the Viet Minh is to put themselves at great risk.

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United States Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren; U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan; Reich Minister of Armaments and War Production Albert Speer; the Grateful Dead featuring Tom Constantan, the Jefferson Starship, and the Zombies featuring Paul Atkinson:

  1. 1452 Friday: Frederick III of Hapsburg becomes the Holy Roman Emperor on this date.
  2. 1524 Wednesday: French seaman Giovanni de Verrazano sights land around the area of the Carolinas.
  3. 1571 Friday: Spanish troops occupy the Philippine city of Manila on this date.
  4. 1628 Sunday: The English found the Massachusetts Colony on this date.
  5. 1644 Saturday: 200 members of the ruling Chinese Imperial family/court members commit suicide.
  6. 1687 Wednesday: French explorer Rene-Robert Cavalier, Sleur de La Salle—the first European to navigate the length of the Mississippi River—was murdered by mutineers in present-day Texas.
  7. 1702 Sunday: The daughter of James II, Anne Stuart, becomes the queen of England on this date.
  8. 1748 Tuesday: The English Naturalization Act passes allowing Jews to move to North America along with the rest of the Brits.
  9. 1831 Saturday: The first bank robbery in the United States takes place on this date at the City Bank in New York; the take is $245,000.
  10. 1859 Saturday: The opera “Faust!” by Charles Gounod premiered in Paris.
  11. 1860 Monday: In Salem, Illinois, future 41st U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson  from 03-05-1913 to 06-09-1915.
  12. 1863 Thursday: The Confederate cruiser Georgianna, on its maiden voyage, underwent scuttling off Charleston, South Carolina, to prevent it from falling into Union hands.
  13. 1865 Sunday: Following the Battle of Bentonville, the Confederates retreat from Greenville, North Carolina.
  14. 1866 Monday: The immigrant ship, Monarch of the Seas, sinks off Liverpool resulting in 738 deaths.
  15. 1891 Thursday: In Los Angeles, California, future 88th over all and 14th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren is born.  President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated his fellow Republican (who later became a Democrat) to fill the seat of Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson.  Warren served from 10-05-1953 to 06-23-1969.
  16. 1895 Tuesday: The Los Angeles Railway commenced service as a streetcar provider throughout the city.
  17. 1900 Monday: Archeologist Arthur John Evans commenced the excavation of Knossos Palace in Greece on this date.  Meanwhile, President William McKinley asserted there was a need for free trade between the United States and Puerto Rico.
  18. 1903 Thursday: The United States Senate ratified the Cuban treaty, gaining naval bases in Guantanamo and Bahia Honda.
  19. 1905 Sunday: In Mannheim, Baden, German Empire, future architect for Adolf Hitler and then his minister of armaments, Albert Speer, is born.  His official title would be Reich Minister of Armaments and War Production.  He would survive World War II, spend some time in prison for his war crimes and then become a free man.
  20. 1908 Thursday: The state of Maryland barred Christian Scientists from practicing without a medical diploma.
  21. 1917 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Wilson v.  New, upheld the eight-hour workday for railroad workers.
  22. 1918 Wednesday: Congress approved Daylight Saving Time something that no longer should be applicable because it does NOTHING except to disrupt sleep cycles and mental health.  
  23. 1920 Friday: The Senate rejected—for a second time—the Treaty of Versailles, by a vote of 49 in favor, 35 against, falling short of the two-thirds majority needed for approval.
  24. 1927 Saturday: In Berlin, bloody street battles take place between Nazi and communist street thugs.
  25. 1931 Thursday: Nevada Governor Fred B. Balzar signed a measure legalizing casino gambling.
  26. 1942 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs a bill requiring all men between the ages of 45 and 64 to register for non-military duty.
  27. 1944 Sunday: Future keyboardist with the Grateful Dead[i]—Tom Constantan—is born on this date in Long Branch, N.J.
  28. 1945 Monday: During World War II, 724 people died when a Japanese dive-bomber attacked the aircraft carrier, USS Franklin off the coast of Japan; however, sailors were able to keep the ship afloat.  Meanwhile, Adolf Hitler issued his so-called “Nero Decree,” ordering the destruction of German facilities that could fall into Allied hands.  
  29. 1946 Tuesday: Paul Atkinson—future guitarist with the British rock band, the Zombies[ii], was born in Cuffley, Hertfordshire, England, on this date, too.  
  30. 1949 Saturday: Future heavyweight champion of the world, Larry Holmes, was born in the United States on this date.
  31. 1953 Thursday: The Academy Awards ceremony appeared on TV for the first time; “The Greatest Show on Earth” won best picture of 1952.
  32. 1954 Friday: The People’s Army continues ringing the French base of Dien Bien Phu.  On the eastern side, the sappers are digging trenches at night drawing closer to the Elianes and Dominiques.  The French are determined to hold these eastern outposts, especially now that Béatrices have been overrun.   The French defenders see the sappers drawing closer but there is not much they can do to stop them as to go out and engage the Viet Minh is to put themselves at great risks.  Supplies coming in from the main camp have to run a gauntlet of fire that claims additional casualties.  All they can do is wait for the inevitable assaults.
  33. 1958 Wednesday: The film “South Pacific,” adopted from the Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical, hit movie theaters on this date.
  34. 1963 Tuesday: In Costa Rica, American President John F. Kennedy and six Latin American presidents pledged to fight communism.
  35. 1965 Friday: E. Lee Spence discovered the wreck of the Confederate cruiser, Georgianna; 102 years to the day after its crew scuttled her.  Elsewhere, Indonesia nationalized all foreign oil companies on this date.
  36. 1966 Saturday: The Texas Western Miners defeated the heavily favored Kentucky Wildcats, 72-65, to win the NCAA Championship played in College Park, Maryland.
  37. 1969 Wednesday: In the aftermath of the street riots during the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, authorities indict the Chicago 8.
  38. 1972 Sunday: India and Bangladesh signed a treaty of friendship on this date.
  39. 1974 Tuesday: The Jefferson Starship[iii] goes on its first tour.
  40. 1976 Friday: Buckingham Palace announced the separation of Princess Margaret and her husband, the Earl of Snowdon, after 16 years of marriage.
  41. 1977 Saturday: The last episode of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” aired.  Elsewhere, a suicide commando assassinated Congo President Marien Ngouabi on this date.
  42. 1979 Monday: The U.S. House of Representatives began televising its day-to-day business.
  43. 1981 Thursday: The Buffalo Sabres set an NHL record when they scored 9 goals in one period against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
  44. 1982 Friday: Argentinian forces land on South Georgia Island, precipitating war with the United Kingdom over this and their landings in the Falklands.
  45. 1984 Monday: A Mobil oil tanker spilled 200,000 gallons of oil into the Columbia River.
  46. 1987 Thursday: Televangelist Jim Bakker resigned as chair of his PTL ministry organization amid a sex and money scandal involving Jessica Hahn, a former church secretary.
  47. 1991 Tuesday: NFL owners strip Phoenix, Arizona, of the 1993 Super Bowl over the state’s non-recognizance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
  48. 1993 Friday: Supreme Court Justice Byron R. White announced plans to retire, which led to Ruth Bader Ginsburg becoming the nation’s second female justice.  She was appointed by President Bill Clinton.
  49. 1998 Thursday: The World Health Organization warned of tuberculosis epidemic that could kill 70 million people over the next two decades.
  50. 2001 Monday: California officials declared a power alert and ordered the first of two days of rolling blackouts.  Little would Californians know that two decades later, this would become a way of life thanks to unchecked Democratic Party politics and corruption.
  51. 2002 Tuesday: Queen Elizabeth II knighted actor Ben Kingsley at Buckingham Palace.  Meanwhile, the first major action in the Afghanistan War- Operation Anaconda- rolls on to its end what with massive numbers of jihadists dead, wounded, or vanished and very few Allied fatalities.
  52. 2003 Wednesday: President George W. Bush ordered the start of the war against Iraq.  However, because of the time difference, it was early March 20 in Iraq.   Ah, well, U.S. and British warplanes begin conducting sorties across the country, blowing up various military installations, infrastructure, and whatever else they can get in their sights.  The American people did not want to do, this especially under false pretenses- ‘weapons of mass destruction.’  The had neither the support of the United Nations nor a majority of world public opinion; no, the only support they had was the Military-Industrial-Political Complex of the United States and their British allies (although MUCH LESS in the UK).  Thank you, Dick Cheney, thank you.
  53. 2004 Friday: Prior to tomorrow’s elections in Taiwan, an unknown thug (probably Chi-Com) shoots President Chen Shui-bian.  He was shot in the stomach while campaigning just as his Vice President Annette Lu was shot in the leg.  Not much information is available about the shooter.  Elsewhere, the Pakistani military clamps down on South Waziristan where they believe they have cornered acting head of al-Qaida, Ayman al-Zawahiri.  This guy is as elusive as hell and they are losing loads of troops trying to uncover his rathole.  
  54. 2005 Saturday: In Doha, Qatar, a car bomb parked along the street erupts, killing one British visitor and wounds another dozen people.  Elsewhere, G20, the group of developing nations, calls on the industrialized countries to end their farm subsidies. 
  55. 2006 Sunday: Fine workmanship is on display in Moscow, Russia.  A passenger train navigating the Moscow Metro Tunnel has the roof crash down upon the train, setting it ablaze.  Rescue workers are able to reach the passengers and evacuate them quickly.  Good work on that account.
  56. 2007 Monday: Talks between the United States and North Korea- the six-party talks- are slated to begin after the U.S. agrees to unlock North Korean funds held in a bank in Macao. 
  57. 2008 Wednesday: Various European countries like Monaco, Bulgaria, Hungary, and Croatia recognize the independence of Kosovo.  In the United States, on the five-year-anniversary of the Iraq War, people are running amok in the streets which leads to the arrests of at least 200 people.  Meanwhile, President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney dismiss the unrest as miniscule. 
  58. 2009 Thursday: North Korea is up to its old tricks once again- they arrest two American journalists with Current TV- near the border with communist China.  Many believe the North Koreans went across the Yalu River and grabbed them up.  The North Koreans like kidnapping foreigners and holding them for ransom.  Ask the Japanese.
  59. 2010 Friday: Palestinians in Hebron, Israel, are running amok throwing rocks at Israeli security forces.  Light ‘em up.  In Sudan, Muslims are running amok there, too, killing at least 13 people in street riots.  Elsewhere, in the incredibly tolerant Islamic Republic of Iran, former Vice President Hossein Marashi finds himself in trouble with the law, accused of spreading propaganda.    
  60. 2011 Saturday: The Arab Spring is underway:  in Syria, government forces have to fire tear gas at a crowd of funeral attendees who are angry that government forces killed some of their family members.  In Yemen, as the people continue growing angrier by the minute, government officials finally begin to step down and flee.  In Algeria, protests are growing more violent leading to concessions from the government.  None of it is going to matter.
  61. 2012 Monday: Wendy’s overtakes Burger King as the second most popular hamburger chain in the world.  Next, North Korea sends an invitation to the International Atomic Energy Agency- the IAEA- to come for a visit.  They would like them to come for some tea and perhaps check their nuclear facilities.   
  62. 2013 Tuesday: In Rome, Italy, the papal inauguration ceremony for Pope Francis takes place in St. Peter’s Square; hundreds of thousands attend.  Next, on the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq,  a string of suicide bombings, shootings, and other homicidal activities lead to the deaths of 98 people and another 240 injured in varying degrees.  Meanwhile, on the planet Mars, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity discovers further evidence of water-bearing minerals.  Finally, famed porn actor Harry Reems dies of pancreatic carcinoma at age 65.
  63. 2014 Wednesday:  President Obama promises that the U.S. will not take military action in Ukraine in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea.  However, the Ukrainians are withdrawing as Putin’s occupation troops swarm into the area.   Elsewhere, as the Syrian civil war continues to rage, Israel bombs a Syrian military outpost in the Golan Heights. 
  64. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, the U.S. Federal Reserve has cut its 2015 inflation and economic growth predictions for the U.S. and will likely wait until at least June of this year to raise interest rates.  Elsewhere, the Euro zone tells the Greek government that it ‘must remain within the parameters set by them so it can recover from its debt crisis or risk being expelled from the organization.’
  65. 2016 Saturday: In Mexico City, the movie “Superman v. Batman: Dawn of Justice” starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, and Gal Gadot has its premiere.   Elsewhere, outside the Phoenix, Arizona, suburb of Fountain Hills, at least 2 dozen protesters block the road leading in to stop people from attending a rally headlined by Donald J. Trump, former Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, and Sheriff Joe Arpaio.  The losers block traffic for hours.  Most likely illegal aliens.
  66. 2017 Sunday: The president of Smith College- Mary Maples Dunn- dies at age 85.   Elsewhere, New Zealand expels an unnamed U.S. diplomat after the U.S. Embassy refused to waive the person’s immunity in a criminal investigation.  Meanwhile, famed newspaperman Jimmy Breslin dies at age 88.
  67. 2018 Monday: Much to howls of horror from the Pro-Death (what the Democrats call ‘Pro-Choice’), Mississippi signs into law the toughest abortion law in the United States: NO abortion after 15 weeks.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump releases his plan with which to stem the tide against the opioid epidemic which includes harsher penalties for traffickers along with the possibility of the death penalty.   Elsewhere, Facebook’s chief information security officer Alex Stamos is leaving the social media giant over Cambridge Analytica and Russian interference in the 2016 Election.
  68. 2019 Tuesday: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the federal government can detain illegal aliens with criminal records indefinitely.  The liberal illegal-loving Democrats go berserk.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump hosts conservative Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at the White House. Leftists don’t like this guy either. Next, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev announces his resignation after nearly 30 years in office, the last Soviet-era head of state left after the collapse of the USSR.  Elsewhere, Syrian Democratic Forces declare significant progress as they overrun an ISIS camp on the outskirts of Baghuz.
  69. 2020 Thursday: Although rumors abound that Sen. Bernie Sanders has left the race, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii becomes the 25th official Democrat candidate to announce she is leaving the race.  She entered the fight on January 11, 2019 and even said she would not seek another term in Congress.  We will see if she honors her pledge.  On Wall Street, NASDAQ closes up 160.73 points, +2.30% at 7,150.58; the DOW Jones Industrial Average closes up 188.27 points, +0.95% at 20.087.19; and the S & P 500 closes up 11.29 points, +0.47% at 2,409.39.  In California, Governor Gavin Newsom orders that as of midnight, all non-essential Californians must remain in their homes under self-quarantine yet NO one talks about rounding up illegal aliens and deporting them or interning the homeless and giving them treatment.   COVID-19 Statistics: around the globe, there are 245,622 confirmed cases with 10,051 deaths and 88,450 recoveries.  Italy has passed China in deaths with 3,405 (so much for hugging a Chinaman) while Beijing reports 3,248 deaths.  Elsewhere, Iran reports 1,284 deaths, Spain 833, France 372, the United States 218, the United Kingdom 144, South Korea 94, Belgium 21, and on and on it goes.
  70. 2021 Friday: Day 59 of the Biden Administration.  Stick around to discover what the heck is going on what with a feeble president and the Chi-Coms and the Russians pulling the strings…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0408 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Ocotillo Blooms.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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

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Waysted returned on November 23, 2004, with the album, “Back from the Dead.”  We have the great Pete Way on bass and vocals, Finn Moore on vocals, Chris George (guitars), and Scott Phillips and Paul Haslin handle the percussion duties.  Fans of both Waysted and Pete Way love this album, seeing it as among the best albums the Waysted boys have ever recorded.  We tend to agree and recommend that everyone rush out and give this album a good listen, it’s that good and worth every penny anyone wants for it.  Some things you cannot fake and the intensity and the vigor encapsulated on this album will make anyone lifelong fans of the rockers that roared out of the 1960s and 1970s and will cause them to toss the modern music into the crapper.  Search for it- you’ll love it.

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[i] 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.

[ii] 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.

[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.

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43. 1959 Tuesday: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet in the advance of Chinese troops to take refuge in neighboring India. The Chi-Coms claim that Tibet is their territory in the same way they claim Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao. The U.S. should have nuked the Chi-Coms long ago when we had the opportunity; it’s a shame we failed to do what had to be done.

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76. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2021:

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

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

  1. 45 B.C.: In his last victory, Julius Caesar defeats the Pompeian forces of Titus Labienus and Pompey the Younger at the Battle of Munda.  In the war in Gaul, Labienus had been a close ally of Caesar, commanding his cavalry forces in some of the fiercest battles fought in the ancient world.  He would later ally himself against his friend Caesar but things would not turn out well for him.
  2. 432 Wednesday: Kidnappers seize St. Patrick, a Roman Catholic Bishop, and take him against his will to serve as a slave in Britain.  
  3. 445 Friday: Roman senator Petronius Maximus becomes Emperor.
  4. 461 Thursday: (or 493 A.D. depending upon the source) St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, died in Saul.
  5. 1190 Saturday: Having commenced the slaughter of the Jewish inhabitants of York the previous day, Crusaders bound for the Middle East from England, complete their massacre of the hapless Jews.
  6. 1756 Wednesday: At the Crown and Thistle Tavern in New York City, patrons celebrate St. Patrick’s Day for the first time in the American Colonies.
  7. 1762 Wednesday: New York City’s first St. Patrick Day’s parade took place.
  8. 1764 Saturday: The 7th U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney is born in Annapolis, Maryland, on this date.  A future Democratic-Republican, he would serve under President James Madison from 12-11-1811 to 02-09-1814.
  9. 1766 Monday: Britain repealed the Stamp Act that had caused resentment in the North American colonies.
  10. 1776 Sunday: During the Revolutionary War, British troops evacuate Boston and regroup in Nova Scotia.
  11. 1777 Monday: In Calvert County, Maryland, future 24th over all and 5th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court Roger B. Taney is born in Calvert County, Maryland, on this date.  President Andrew Jackson would nominate his fellow Federalist-turned-Democrat to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Marshall.  Taney would serve from 03-28-1836 to 10-12-1864.  Prior to serving on the high court, he served the nation as its 11th attorney general.  In this position, he served under President Andrew Jackson from 07-20-1831 to 11-14-1833 then became 12th U.S. Treasury Secretary and then 5th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice.   As secretary of the U.S. Treasury, Taney served from 09-23-1833 to 06-25-1834.
  12. 1800 Monday: The English warship, HMS Queen Charlotte, catches fire resulting in the deaths of 700-plus sailors.
  13. 1836 Thursday: Texas legalizes slavery on this date via its constitution.  The Constitution forbade any owner emancipating his slaves without consent of the Congress as well as prohibiting any stoppage of the slave trade within its borders.  
  14. 1848 Friday: The 19th U.S. Attorney General Nathan Clifford left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President James K. Polk from October 17, 1846 until today.
  15. 1866 Saturday: In Dakota County, Maryland, future 71st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Pierce Butler is born.  President Warren G. Harding would nominate the Democrat to fill the seat of Republican Associate Justice William R. Day.  Butler served from 12-21-1922 to 11-16-1939.
  16. 1869 Wednesday: The 26th U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish assumed his office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, Fish served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until March 12, 1877.
  17. 1871 Friday: Organizers form the National Association of Professional Baseball players.
  18. 1884 Monday: In Otay, California, John Joseph Montgomery made the first-manned, controlled, heavier-than-air glider flight in the United States.
  19. 1886 Wednesday: The Carrollton Massacre occurs in Mississippi as the citizens of the town murder 20 blacks.
  20. 1898 Thursday: John Philip Holland achieves successful test runs of the first modern submarine off Staten Island.
  21. 1901 Sunday: A showing of 71 Vincent van Gogh paintings in Paris, France, 11 years after the death of the artist, creates a sensation.
  22. 1906 Saturday: President Theodore Roosevelt first likened crusading journalists to a man with “the muckrake in his hand” in a speech to the Gridiron Club in Washington, D.C.
  23. 1912 Sunday: The Campfire Girls Organization underwent incorporation in Washington, D.C.; two years to the day after the first chapter underwent founding in Thetford, Vermont.  In modern times, we now know the group as Camp Fire U.S.A.
  24. 1917 Saturday: The first bowling tournament exclusively for women in the United States commenced on this date in St. Louis, Mo.  Nearly 100 women participated in the event.
  25. 1924 Monday: The USSR and Sweden establish diplomatic relations with one another’s governments.
  26. 1926 Wednesday: In the League of Nations, Spain, and Brazil vote against Germany from joining their organization.
  27. 1930 Monday: Construction commenced on the Empire State Building.
  28. 1931 Tuesday: Soviet dictator Josef Stalin expels Krupskaya Lenin from the Central Committee of the Communist Party.
  29. 1936 Tuesday: Pittsburgh’s Great St. Patrick’s Day Flood began as the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers, swollen by rain and melted snow, started exceeding flood stage; the high water was blamed for more than 60 deaths.
  30. 1938 Thursday: During the Spanish Civil War, Italian Fascist warplanes fighting with the Nationalists to crush the Republican forces who are backed by the Soviet Union- launch a major raid on the city of Barcelona.  Glimpses of what’s to come in another 18 months or so when war breaks out across Europe are visible here: death from above on a large scale.
  31. 1941 Monday: Paul Kantner, future guitarist, and vocalist with the Jefferson Airplane/Starship[i], is born on this date in San Francisco, California.  Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., President Franklin Delano Roosevelt officially opened the National Gallery of Art.   Elsewhere, the Battle for the Atlantic continues to rage as German wolfpacks scour the ocean seeking out ships bringing supplies to Great Britain. 
  32. 1942 Tuesday: With the arrival of 30,000 Jews from Lublin, Poland, the Belzec Concentration Camp opens for business.  Meanwhile, General Douglas MacArthur arrives in Australia to become supreme commander of all Allied forces in the Pacific Theater during World War II.   His first goal is to return to the Philippines and liberate them but many battles will have to be fought before he can honor his pledge.
  33. 1943 Wednesday: Future drummer with the Jeff Beck Group[ii]—Tony Newman—is born in Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom, on this date.   Elsewhere, the Battle of the Atlantic continues as German U-Boats continue using blind spots to devastate convoys crisscrossing the Atlantic to and from Great Britain.  The U-Boats also seek to cut supplies off to the Soviet Union but are having less success. 
  34. 1944 Friday: John B. Sebastian, future guitarist/vocalist/harmonica player and songwriter with the Lovin’ Spoonful[iii], was born on this date in Greenwich Village, NYC. Elsewhere, during World War II as the Soviets continue fighting their way to Germany, Allied warplanes are flying major missions into Austria, attacking the capital of Vienna.  The great city and a favorite of German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler suffers serious damage.
  35. 1945 Saturday: With the Japanese island of Iwo Jima all but secure, U.S. troops are now seeking out Imperial Japanese holdouts clinging to caves, bunkers, and other territory.  Most of the Japanese who fought to defend the island are dead but there are still enough remaining to make inattention by U.S. soldiers lethal.
  36. 1946 Sunday: Future drummer for the Los Angeles-based fun-rock-soul-jazz band, WAR[iv]—Harold Ray Brown—is born on this date in Long Beach, California.  Elsewhere- in the aftermath of World War II- the Nuremburg Trials of Nazi leaders continues with Reichsmarshall Hermann Goering- former chief of the Luftwaffe- on the stand.  He is a scrapper who won’t allow the Allied judges to badger him.  Still, we all know how this is going to end for this unrepentant Nazi.  Other Nazis in the box look up to him.  He is showing them the way.
  37. 1950 Friday: Scientists at the University of California at Berkeley announced they had created a new radioactive element, “californium,” aka element 98.
  38. 1951 Saturday: In Glendale, California, future guitarist/backing vocalist with Thin Lizzy[v] from 1974-1983- Scott Gorham- is born. 
  39. 1953 Tuesday: Future bassist with the Southern rock band, .38 Special[vi] 1974-1977—Ken Lyons—is born in Jacksonville, Florida, on this date.  
  40. 1954 Wednesday: the fighting at the massive French base Dien Bien Phu has been fierce.  Several French positions have been captured and savage counterattacks have been launched to reclaim some of them each morning.  When the French visit some of the outlying bases to bring in ammo and carry out the wounded, they see a carpet of dead and dying Viet Minh.  However, the wounded they bring back to camp from the outlying strongpoints cannot be evacuated by air because every time aircraft come in to pick them up and take them back to Hanoi for treatment, the People’s Army begin bombing the airstrip and covering the sky with AA fire.  The communists want their foes to suffer.
  41. 1955 Thursday: The 89th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan II assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Harlan to fill the seat of Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson’s seat.  He served from today until September 23, 1971.
  42. 1958 Monday: The U.S. Navy launched the Vanguard 1 satellite.
  43. 1959 Tuesday: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet in the advance of Chinese troops to take refuge in neighboring India.   The Chi-Coms claim that Tibet is their territory in the same way they claim Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.  The U.S. should have nuked the Chi-Coms long ago when we had the opportunity; it’s a shame we failed to do what had to be done.
  44. 1960 Thursday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower forms an anti-Fidel Castro-exile army under the auspices of the CIA.  Communists in Cuba is not good and it’s clear that the U.S. failed to nip this one in the bud.  Soon, the Soviets will be building military bases on the island.  Not good.
  45. 1963 Sunday: Pope John XXIII beatified Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, an American.  Twelve years later, Pope Paul VI canonized her.
  46. 1966 Thursday: A U.S. midget submarine located a missing hydrogen bomb, which had fallen from an American bomber into the Mediterranean off the coast of Spain.
  47. 1968 Sunday: A peaceful anti-Vietnam War protest in London was followed by a riot outside the U.S. Embassy; more than 200 people underwent arrest and over 80 people were arrested.   Why the Brits are crying is unclear; we supported them in their endeavors to crush the communists in Malaysia post-World War II just as we gave aid to the French fighting in Indochina.  Ingrates.
  48. 1969 Monday: Golda Meir becomes the fourth prime minister of Israel.  This woman would become a major wartime leader, devastating one Arab army after another.
  49. 1970 Tuesday: The United States cast its first veto in the U.N. Security Council by killing a resolution that would have condemned Britain for failure to use force to overthrow the white-ruled government of Rhodesia.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Army charged 14 officers with suppression of facts in the My Lai massacre case.
  50. 1972 Friday: To achieve desegregation, President Richard M. Nixon asked Congress to halt bussing.  NO one liked busing, not whites, not blacks, NO ONE.
  51. 1973 Saturday: In a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph by Slava Veder of the Associated Press that captured the family on the tarmac at Travis Air Force Base in California as they joyously greeted U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Robert L. Stirm, a freed prisoner of the Vietnam War.
  52. 1976 Wednesday: The U.S. military conducts nuclear tests at the Nevada Test Site.  We must keep the arsenal up to date.
  53. 1985 Sunday: President Ronald Reagan agreed to a joint study with Canada on acid rain.
  54. 1988 Thursday: Avianca Flight 410, a Boeing 727, crashed after takeoff into a mountain in Colombia, killing all 143 people aboard it.  Meanwhile, Iran claims that Iraq has used poison gas in the Iran-Iraq War.
  55. 1989 Friday: A series of solar flares caused a violent magnetic storm that caused power outages over large regions of Canada. 
  56. 1990 Saturday: Famed English bassist, Ric Grech who played with Family[vii], Blind Faith[viii], and other UK bands, died due to alcoholism on this date in Leicester, UK.  He was just 44 years-old.  
  57. 1992 Tuesday: White South Africans approved constitutional reforms to give legal equality to blacks.
  58. 1993 Wednesday: Helen Hayes, the “First Lady of the American Theater,” died in Nyack, New York, at age 92.
  59. 2000: In Uganda, a mass holocaust to rival that of the Reverend Jim Jones occurs in the country as 800-plus people die.  The Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God is deemed a mass murder and suicide, one orchestrated by leaders of the cult.  Ugandan law enforcement believe that the five main leaders of the group died in the fire that took the lives of many but then came to expect that at least one of them was in the wind- with the movement’s wealth.
  60. 2001 Saturday: OPEC announces major cuts in production, effective April 1- 4% or one million barrels per day.  Of course nations dependent upon this oil output are flabbergasted as gasoline prices will go UP.
  61. 2002 Sunday: In the Afghanistan invasion, Operation Anaconda comes to an end after going on for nearly two weeks.  At the cost of 11 U.S. casualties, at least 500 Taliban and al-Qaida scum have been whacked. 
  62. 2003 Monday: Edging to the brink of war, President George W. Bush gave Saddam Hussein 48 hours to leave his country.  However, Iraq rejected Bush’s ultimatum, saying that a U.S. attack to force Saddam from power would be a “grave mistake.”
  63. 2004 Wednesday: NASA’s Messenger became the first spacecraft to enter orbit around Mercury.  The probe took more than 270,000 pictures before it crashed into the surface of the planet on April 30, 2015.  Elsewhere, guests at the Mount Lebanon Hotel in Baghdad got more than they planned on when a car bomb piloted by some jihadists crashed into the place, blowing it sky-high.  In the blast, 17 were killed outright while another 45 or more suffered varying injuries.  Once again, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam is to blame.
  64. 2005 Thursday: The People’s Republic of China frees Uighur Muslim dissident and businesswoman Rebiya Kadeer on medical parole.  They probably decided that if they tortured this woman any longer, her heart would give out so the Chi-Coms most likely bowed to Western pressure.   Kadeer became a millionaire through her real estate holdings so it’s clear the Chi-Coms wanted to shake her down.
  65. 2006 Friday: Federal regulators reported the deaths of two women in addition to four others who had taken the abortion pill RU-486; Planned Parenthood- the notorious ‘baby chop shop’- said it would immediately stop disregarding the approved instructions for the use of the murderous drug.  Elsewhere, fashion designed Oleg Cassini died on Long Island, NY, at age 92.
  66. 2007 Saturday: Australian Prime Minister John Howard announces that Australia will keep its troops in Iraq until the Iraqi government is able to maintain order.   In other truly fascinating news, heavy metal band Iron Maiden[ix] becomes the first heavy metal band to tour India.  How about that?
  67. 2008 Monday: Senator Barack Obama goes to the microphones in Philadelphia to give a speech on race.  He is trying to tamp down concerns that he might be a racist.  No, not ‘our Obama.’  In other news, the Democratic Party of Florida abandons a plan to demand all mail-in ballots for the Democratic Primary Election.   Elsewhere, the Fed is blasted for choosing to bail out banks but not homeowners.  The housing crisis continues to worsen.
  68. 2009 Tuesday: Upset continues to grow over AIG executives going to get bonuses so the Democrat-controlled Congress is threatening to pass a bill by which they can slap hefty taxes on these bonuses.  Other companies that have gotten bailouts like Citigroup and Morgan Stanley are seeking ways they can hand out bonuses to their executives without everyone and his or her brother knowing.  They are trying to get in before the Congress can come after them.
  69. 2010 Wednesday: as the Obama administration continues trying to drum up votes with which to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka the PPACA, aka the ACA, aka “Obamacare,” the White House gets a ‘win’ when two Democratic congressmen opposed to the bill for various reasons change their minds and will vote for it.  Dennis Kucinich of Ohio and Dan Kildee of Michigan announce they are ‘yes votes.’  Oh, good, we can hardly wait.
  70. 2011 Thursday: St. Patrick’s Day parades are now a worldwide event.  Meanwhile, Libya claims it will end fighting on Sunday for the jihadists to turn themselves in to the government.   Elsewhere, in a recent drone strike in Pakistan, the CIA blasts 40 Pakistani civilians to kingdom come and wounds God knows how many others.  WTF are you doing, President Obama?  Meanwhile, the Republican-controlled House passes a bill with which to defund the left-wing NPR.
  71. 2012 Saturday: Despite being under house arrest in Great Britain, Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, announces he will seek a seat in the senate of Australia.  Meanwhile, ISIS thugs in Damascus, Syria, attack two government offices killing several government employees and wounding others.  Elsewhere, we learn that Saudi Arabia is sending weapons to anti-Assad forces in Syria.   
  72. 2013 Sunday: Two members of Steubenville, Ohio’s celebrated high school football team were found guilty of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl and sentenced to at least a year in juvenile prison in a case that rocked the Rust Belt city of 18,000.  Elsewhere, the citizens of Wardak, Afghanistan, launch a large rally demanding ALL U.S. forces pull out of their country after numerous mishaps, drone strikes, and other problems.
  73. 2014 Monday: L’ Wren Scott, the 49-year-old model, designer, and longtime girlfriend of Rolling Stone[x] Mick Jagger is discovered dead in her apartment, a mystery to this day.  In other news, Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as an “independent and sovereign country,” ignoring sanctions imposed by President Barack Hussein Obama of the United States and various European countries.
  74. 2016 Thursday: Following the U.S. placing new sanctions on the ever-belligerent North Koreans over their nuclear weapons and missile programs, the People’s Republic of China inserts itself between their allies, the North Koreans, and their foes, the U.S. by opposing the unilateral actions of President Barack Hussein Obama.
  75. 2017 Friday: Donna Brazile, former head of the DNC, admits she gave Hillary Clinton copies of debate questions ahead of her debate with now-President Donald J. Trump.  Elsewhere, in the Yemeni civil war, a U.S. Apache helicopter piloted by unknown individuals opens fire on a Somali refugee boat off the coast of the war-torn country killing at least 40 refugees and injuring another 35.  NO one knows who committed this dastardly act.
  76. 2018 Saturday: The National People’s Congress appoints Wang Qishan as vice president on this date.  In Iran, a close ally of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his former vice president is arrested for criticizing the Iranian judiciary.  No room for criticism in that country.
  77. 2019 Sunday: After tropical cyclone Idai roars through eastern Zimbabwe killing at least 259 people, the government declares a state of emergency.  Meanwhile, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announces she is running for president.  Wow.
  78. 2020 Tuesday: Much to the horror of New England Patriots fans, quarterback Tom Brady announces that after 20 years with the team, he is leaving the team to pursue opportunities with other teams.  COVID-19 update: as of today, there are 197,802 known cases of the virus what with 7,955 deaths and 81,691 recoveries.  Of course, the birthplace of the Wuhan Virus- communist China- leads the pack with 80,881 cases with Italy in second place what with 31,506 cases, and the Islamo-fascist republic of Iran in third place with 16,169 cases.  The United States is in eighth place with 6,223 cases with West Virginia being the ONLY state sans any reported cases.  Meanwhile, young people continue flocking to beaches across the country to celebrate Spring Break.  What a bunch of losers as many food service establishments across the country are shuttering their doors and sending employees home like many of us chef-authors here have done. 
  79. 2020 Tuesday A: In the three presidential primaries held today, candidate Joe Biden beat the hell out of his opponent Bernie Sanders winning Arizona, Florida, and Illinois.  Ohio postponed its primary until later in the year out of fear of the COVID-19 virus, aka the Wuhan Virus, the one the Chinese gave the world.  Meanwhile, speaking of the Hubei Hooey, Pfizer and Biontech sign deals to develop a vaccine for the Chi-Com Virus, the Chi-Vi, the ‘VID.  People do not believe it is possible but with President Donald J. Trump’s backing, anything is possible (although the Democrats will never admit it).
  80. 2021 Wednesday: DAY 57 of the Biden Regime.  What is this fossilized piece of wood and his Chi-Com masters up to today?  Stick around and discover the truth along with us.  We all want the same answers…

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

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

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

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

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

[vi] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.  This would include the music of .38-Special, too.

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

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

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

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

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61. 2017 Sunday: In an event that would prove to be true later, President Donald J. Trump accuses former President Barack Hussein Obama of ‘wiretapping Trump Tower’ in New York. The news media laughed, Obama chuckled, and then as evidence began to appear, it sure looks like the anti-Trump coup plotters which include scum like John Brennan, James Clapper, Peter Strzok and his sex pal Lisa Page, James Comey, and even Hillary Clinton and Samantha Power all had a hand in the plot .

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

  1. 1179 Monday: Third Lateran Council opens in Rome.
  2. 1461 Tuesday: During the War of the Roses, the Duke of York deposed King Henry VI.
  3. 1496 Thursday: English King Henry VII hands John Cabot a commission to explore for new lands.
  4. 1558 Wednesday: Francisco Fernandez introduces the smoking of tobacco to the Europeans.
  5. 1623 Sunday: Virginia enacts the first alcohol temperance act in the 13 colonies.
  6. 1624 Tuesday: In Virginia, legislation passed that exempted the upper class from public whippings for offenses serious enough to receive such a punishment.
  7. 1770 Monday: Taunted by a crowd of colonists, British troops opened fire upon them killing five and wounding others leading to the event that Americans would know as the Boston Massacre.
  8. 1791 Saturday: The second U.S. Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court John Rutledge left office on this date.  A Federalist, President George Washington nominated him to be the second U.S. Supreme Court justice.  In this position, he served from February 15, 1791 until today.  He would become the nation’s second chief justice on August 12, 1795 until December 28, 1795.
  9. 1794 Wednesday: In Cumberland County, Pa., future 31st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Cooper Grier is born.  President James K. Polk would nominate his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Republican-turned-Democrat Associate Justice Henry Baldwin.  Grier would serve from 08-04-1846 to 01-31-1870.
  10. 1795 Thursday: The Treaty of Basel-Prussia ends war with France.
  11. 1821 Monday: James Monroe is the first president inaugurated on March 05 because the normal day, the 04th, was a Sunday.
  12. 1836 Saturday: Samuel Colt manufactures his first pistol, the .34-caliber “Texas” model.
  13. 1842 Saturday: A Mexican force consisting of 500 men under the command of Rafael Vasquez invaded Texas for the first time since the revolution.  They briefly occupied San Antonio but under threat of the Texans wiping them out, they soon crossed back across the Rio Grande seeking refuge in their home country.  
  14. 1845 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress appropriates $30,000 to ship camels to the U.S. for an experiment is using them with the military in the West.
  15. 1849 Monday: Zachary Taylor undergoes inauguration as the 12th president of the United States.
  16. 1867 Tuesday: An abortive Fenian uprising against English rule took place in Ireland on this date.
  17. 1868 Thursday: Organized into a court of impeachment, the Senate deliberated charges against American President Andrew Johnson whom the Senate later acquitted by ONE vote.  With Chief Justice Salman P. Chase presiding, the president answered to charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors” for having tried to fire Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, a man he inherited from President Lincoln’s cabinet and who opposed him on leniency for the South following his predecessor’s assassination.  Meanwhile, C. H. Gould patents the stapler.
  18. 1872 Tuesday: George Westinghouse patented the air brake on this date.
  19. 1877 Monday: Rutherford B. Hayes is inaugurated as the 19th president of the United States.
  20. 1896 Thursday: The Italian governor of Eritrea, General Baldissera, reaches Massawa after heavy fighting against native troops.
  21. 1901 Tuesday: Germany and Great Britain commenced negotiations on this date with the idea of forming an alliance.  
  22. 1910 Saturday: In Philadelphia, 60,000 people left their jobs to show support for striking transit workers. 
  23. 1912 Tuesday: The Italians become the first nation to use dirigibles for military purposes.  They used them for reconnaissance flights behind Turkish lines west of Tripoli in their effort to drive the Ottomans out of North Africa.
  24. 1918 Tuesday: The Soviets moved the capital of Russia from Petrograd to Moscow.
  25. 1922 Sunday: “Annie Oakley” (Phoebe Ann Moses) broke all existing records for women’s trap shooting by hitting 98 out of 100 targets.
  26. 1923 Monday: The states of Montana and Nevada enacted old-age pension laws on this date in history.
  27. 1924 Wednesday: Frank Caruana of Buffalo, New York, became the first bowler to roll two perfect games in a row.
  28. 1927 Saturday: One-thousand U.S. Marines land in China to protect American property.
  29. 1933 Sunday: In German parliamentary elections, the Nazi Party won 44-percent of the vote and then joined with a conservative nationalist party in order to attain a slim majority in the Reichstag.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ordered a four-day bank holiday in order to stop concerned citizens from withdrawing copious amounts of money from banks and stopping potential bank crashes.
  30. 1934 Monday: In Amarillo, Texas, citizens celebrated the first Mother’s-in-Law Day in the nation.
  31. 1935 Tuesday: Future longtime trombonist with Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[i]– Bob Edmondson- is born on this date.
  32. 1939 Sunday: In Ludlow, Vermont, the 53rd U.S. Attorney General John G. Sargent died on this date at age 78.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from 03-07-1925 to 03-04-1929.
  33. 1940 Tuesday: The Finns sue for peace and tell the Soviets they will agree to their terms.  They are planning to send a peace mission to Moscow the next day.  
  34. 1942 Thursday: Japanese troops march into Batavia, Indonesia.
  35. 1943 Friday: Germany called 15- and 16-year-olds for military service due to war losses.  On the Eastern Front, the Axis forces commence one of their final successful offensives, this the battle to retake Kharkov from the Soviets who had just managed to recapture the city.
  36. 1946 Tuesday: Former Prime Minister Winston Churchill delivered his “Iron Curtain” speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.  He said, “From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an ‘iron curtain’ descended across the continent, allowing police governments to rule Eastern Europe.”
  37. 1947 Wednesday: Kevin Westlake, future drummer with the psychedelic British rock band, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in England on this date.
  38. 1952 Wednesday: Future keyboardist/vocalist with the British rock band, Dire Straits[iii] (1980-1995)—Alan Clark—is born in Great Britain on this date.
  39. 1953 Thursday: After three decades in power, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin finally died; meanwhile, composer Sergei Prokofiev passed away in Moscow at age 61.
  40. 1955 Saturday: Elvis Presley[iv] made his television debut on “Louisiana Hayride” carried by KSLA-TV in Shreveport.
  41. 1956 Monday: The Supreme Court affirmed the ban on segregation in public schools.
  42. 1959 Thursday: The United States and Iran sign a mutual economic-defense treaty.
  43. 1960 Saturday: Elvis Presley[v] ends his two-year hitch in the U.S. Army.
  44. 1963 Tuesday: Country music performers Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, and Hawkshaw Hawkins, as well as pilot and Cline, manager, Randy Hughes, died when their plane, a Piper Comanche, crashed near Camden, Tennessee.
  45. 1964 Thursday: Due to mass social upheaval, the government of Ceylon proclaims a state of emergency on this date.
  46. 1965 Friday: Ernie Terrell beats Eddie Machen in the 15th round to win the heavyweight boxing title of the world.  
  47. 1970 Thursday: A nuclear non-proliferation treaty went into effect after 43 nations ratified it.
  48. 1971 Friday: British rock band, Led Zeppelin[vi], performs “Stairway to Heaven” on stage for the first time at Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 
  49. 1979 Monday: Flying past Jupiter, NASA’s Voyager I Space Probe sent back pictures of the great planet and its many moons.     
  50. 1981 Thursday: The U.S. government gives the city of Atlanta $1 million to aid in the hunt for the serial murderer of young black men and boys.
  51. 1984 Monday: The U.S. accuses Iraq of using poisonous gas against the Iranians during the Iran-Iraq War.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that cities had the right to display the Nativity scene as part of their Christmas display.
  52. 1991 Tuesday: Iraq renounces its annexation of neighboring Kuwait.
  53. 1994 Saturday: Grace Slick, singer of the Jefferson Starship[vii] suffers arrest for pointing a gun at a police officer.
  54. 1995 Sunday: The graves of Czar Nicholas and his family turn up in St. Petersburg, Russia.
  55. 2011 Saturday: In Libya at the Battle of Aaliyah, rebels beat back government troops trying to force their way into the city.  In Saudi Arabia, the government bans all demonstrations because of problems taking place in the eastern part of the country.
  56. 2012 Monday: The U.S. requests New Zealand extradite Kim Dotcom and three of his MegaUpload associates, forcing them to face charges for breaching copyright.
  57. 2013 Tuesday: In Venezuela, President Hugo Chavez[viii] dies in office from cancer at age 58—good riddance to a communist piece of dog shit.
  58. 2014 Wednesday: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that whistleblower protection under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act extends to private employees working for public companies under contract.
  59. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, the doctors release the last Ebola patient in Liberia, a 58-year-old English teacher from their care, which leads the World Health Organization to declare the nation ‘Ebola free’ if no new cases of the virus emerge in the next 42 days.  Elsewhere, the ISIS thugs in Iraq bulldoze the ancient city of Nimrud because it’s un-Islamic.  We must annihilate these scumbags.
  60. 2016 Saturday: Results for Super Saturday primary election races are thus: candidates Donald J. Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz win two states each; Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders wins 2 while his challenger Hillary Clinton wins one.   Meanwhile, a U.S. airstrike north of Mogadishu, Somalia, kills 150 Al-Shabbab militants, all members of the so-called “religion of peace.”
  61. 2017 Sunday: In an event that would prove to be true later, President Donald J. Trump accuses former President Barack Hussein Obama of ‘wiretapping Trump Tower’ in New York.  The news media laughed, Obama chuckled, and then as evidence began to appear, it sure looks like the anti-Trump coup plotters which include scum like John Brennan, James Clapper, Peter Strzok and his sex pal Lisa Page, James Comey, and even Hillary Clinton and Samantha Power all had a hand in the plot[ix].  Shame on them.   Elsewhere, Israel lessens penalties for people smoking the pakalolo in public.
  62. 2018 Monday: For the first time since becoming ‘supreme leader,’ Kim Jong Un meets South Korean officials when he hosts a dinner for them in Pyongyang.  We hope medical professionals checked out the South Korean diplomats and politicians for possible parasites.   Elsewhere, communist China commences its ‘two sessions,’ the annual confab of elected government officials and the Chinese Communist Party.  One thing they announce is an increase of 8-percent to the national defense budget.
  63. 2019 Tuesday: BREAKING NEWS: a major medical study in Denmark involving 650,000 children determined that the MMR vaccine does NOT increase the risk of autism as many anti-vaccine folks claim it does.   Meanwhile, Forbes reports that Kylie Jenner is the youngest-ever billionaire at the ripe old age of 21.   Elsewhere, Scott Gottlieb, head of the Food and Drug Administration, announces that he will resign as of next month. 
  64. 2020 Thursday: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Democrat-Massachusetts, becomes the next Democrat candidate seeking the 2020 presidential nomination to heed the writing on the wall.  A very unlikable candidate, she throws in the towel in an angry appearance before her supporters and is unwilling to endorse either remaining candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden or Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT.  Oh, Tulsi Gabbard, outgoing congresswoman from Hawaii remains in the fight but who knew.  Chef Elmer Hootenstein of the AICPENDBLOG.COM predicts on this date that Mr. Biden will beat Bernie for the nomination and that he will choose either Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama to be his running mate.  Then, after the DNC Convention in Milwaukee in July, something will happen that will drive Biden from the race and either Hillary or Michelle will become the nominee.  YOU heard it here first!
  65. 2021 Friday: Today is DAY 45 of the collapsing Biden-Harris administration.  Of course, the Chi-Coms are backing the senile old coot, they’re the ones keeping him going.  We shall see what we shall see.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0393 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sun’s Last Light.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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The great thing about Waysted is that much of the time they sound like UFO and UFO sounds like them.  Perhaps one of the reasons lies with the fact that many of the same musicians flow back and forth.  Here on “You Won’t Get Out Alive,” released on September 16, 2000 we find legendary hard-rocking bassist Pete Way, Andy Parker, UFO’s longtime original drummer as well as Paul Chapman (guitars), the man who assumed Michael Schenker’s place when he abandoned ship and Finn Moore on vocals.  The band delivers a rock-solid set that veteran headbangers and novice ones alike can and will enjoy.  We hope you will seek this one out wherever you shop for the absolute best in rock music and add it to your ever-growing collection of fabulous rock music.  You will love it.     

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Forced globalism appears to be the REAL REASON behind the Western World’s oppressive COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions

The pandemic was the flashpoint, the opening shot. I think had Donald Trump not won back in 2016, Hillary Clinton would have been the one to usher the United States into the new world order. Only, she lost and Donald Trump was so successful- even with everything aligned against him- that the world had to conspire to defeat him and thus to defeat the American people.

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I was as confused as were many of you; now, I see…the dawn of the New World Order

Shafter, CA 93263, 02-24-2021 Wednesday:   Mis amigos, I must say it’s a good thing Barack Obama didn’t get Merrick Garland onto the U.S. Supreme Court because- in my view- this guy is little more than a hack, a political hack.  On Monday, he was sitting before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee undergoing his nomination hearings so he can become the next attorney general of the United States. 

Garland seems little more than your typical, limp-wristed leftist all because he could not find it within himself to confirm that ‘the worst FBI director in the history of the country’- James Comey- ‘as the worst FBI director in U.S. history,’ which he was and still is. 

What’s more, one would think that that would be easy enough to mumble in his voz pastosa seeing as how Comey singlehandedly destroyed Hillary Clinton’s opportunity of ever becoming president.  One would think that because they were on the same team- the Obama-Biden team- that it would not be difficult to label a loser such as Comey a ‘loser.’

We have bigger problems than Merrick Garland as our next attorney general and that is the seeming coup occurring not just in our country but around the world.  I will admit, I was watching Fox News Channel on Monday night and Tucker Carlson showed some clips of things occurring in other countries such as Canada and Great Britain. 

In one clip, the one in Canada, people were celebrating New Year’s Eve and the cops were trying to force their way into the person’s home, all because they were celebrating the end of 2020 and the entry of 2021, a year everyone hoped was going to be better than the horrible one though which we had just come.  The cops, several of whom weren’t wearing masks, were after these people because a neighbor ratted them out because they had more than 4-5 people in the house. 

It was shocking to watch; the cops were trying to force their way past an older white-haired man so they could issue citations or worse- arrest them- all because they were celebrating a global holiday with more than the number of allotted guests dictated by the law.  Esto es una locura

I would assume that since the people resisted entry to the cops, they most likely were arrested and bundled off to the can thereby to await a virtual hearing with a Canadian judge.  I used to think Canada had their heads on straight and that my family and I might find refuge up there if things became too crazy here whereas now, we’re not so sure.

The other clip showed the same sort of insanity occurring in Great Britain, another country one would think has their heads on straight but oh, no, people being hammered by the cops all because they want to live their lives in a normal manner.  There was a time when no one feared their government in Western societies whereas now, there seems to be a global movement with which to stifle the world’s people.  The question is, “WHY?”

Amigos, I think we can lay the blame on a couple of things: first, globalism.  I think the world’s nations- including the United States and western nations- have come to an agreement somewhere out of view that the time has come to force all peoples of the world to submit to global government.  Of course, some seem to be outside the box, however, like Russia, China, Iran, and perhaps India.  The rest of the nations just aren’t aware of what is happening;, they believe everything is still tied to the pandemic.

The pandemic was the flashpoint, the opening shot.  I think had Donald Trump not won back in 2016, Hillary Clinton would have been the one to usher the United States into the new world order.  Only, she lost and Donald Trump was so successful- even with everything aligned against him- that the world had to conspire to defeat him and thus to defeat the American people.

This is why what happened in November 2020 was so shocking.  We all knew Trump was on the verge of a tremendous victory and tremendous victory it was- until it was stolen away from him and the rest is history as they say.  Now, it’s double time to usher in this new world order and the first way in which to topple the United States is to flood it with vast numbers of the Third World’s low-skilled, low-educated, permanent dependents.  We will continue with more of this tomorrow. 

Note- I am as afraid as are all of you what we see happening all around us. .  

Gracias por acompañarme hoy; Espero verlos a todos mañana.

El Chilote

H. Santanamos “El Chilote” De Soto

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As have the rest of my colleagues, local Bakersfield street artist, Simone, created these portraits of me that you will see over successive days here at the blog.  I guess Simone did ‘okay’ in capturing my likeness; I guess it could have been worse.  I was a young cook back in the early 1960’s when I commenced my culinary career.  I served underneath a Master Chef for many years before striking out on my own.  I went up the coast of the Western United States and Canada, working all the way, until I made it to Alaska.  From there, I moved to Hawaii for a couple of years (1994-1997) before I returned to Washington State and it was there that I met Stinkbug.

El Chilote writes from Shafter, California 93263.

El Chilote is a moderate Democrat.

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BEVERLY CARRICK PAINTING OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #1552 a 4” x 6” original sketch by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Stagecoach Drawing #1.”  It is among her more exciting sketches from her fabled art books and sadly, is NOT available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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The Jefferson Starship’s next CD, “Winds of Change,” hit record store shelves in 1982 and found the band moving from the 1970s into the more techno-pop rock the 1980s held in store for fans.  Grace Slick and Mickey Thomas were trading musical chops with one another while Pete Sears, Craig Chaquico, and David Freiberg penned many of the songs, leaving Paul Kantner in the background.  The band was still a hot touring commodity and fans bought the record in necessary quantities to keep the show going.  Please, check this CD out by going to the world’s greatest online marketplace, Amazon.com.

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IF the American people won’t stand up to tyrannical government, we stand to lose far more than our businesses and our 2nd Amendment rights

No, we are the defenders of the Alamo- somos los defensores del Alamo. We took a bayonet of sorts in the guts on November 03, 2020, when these scoundrels stole the election from us like starving illegal aliens do one’s groceries haphazardly left on the back seat of their car.

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WE have the power to determine how many of our rights we will surrender to the Democratic-Socialists…

Shafter, CA 93263, 02-23-2021 Tuesday:   Amigos, we have a problem with senile Joe- el débil Joe– Biden in the White House, this old coot wants to appropriate our guns.  There, I said it, “BINGO!”  The man wants to go puerta a puerta with his storm troopers, his jack-booted band of thugs, and scoop up our guns so my family and I have no way of protecting ourselves.  When the numbers of illegal aliens dumped onto our streets have nowhere to go, no way to find food, water, shelter, or support, these scumbags are going to try to break into our homes, bust out the windows of our businesses, and assault us where we stand.  No, I’ve always been someone who values his CCW because if someone tries to jack me, I am going a soltar el tonto culo where he stands.

However, with crazy old Joe in the White House, my family and I have come to a grand conclusion as what to do, exactamente lo mismo we as business owners must do: band together and say, “NO!  We are not going to let you run our lives anymore.”  If everyone would band together, we would be able to send a penetrating bolt of miedo into all of these elected politicians who believe themselves to be dictators like Hugo Chavez or Fidel Castro.    

Our restaurants and small business are dying, nuestras vidas están en la basura, and if we recall Gavin Newsom, Sacramento will still be full of Democratic-Socialists until Election Day November 2022.  The big box stores, the corporations, the chain restaurants, los extranjeros ilegales running hibachi grills on street corners here in Shafter, cooking up the carne nervuda of stray dogs, cats, and opossums, it’s what they do. 

Add to that the never-ending flow of food wagons trundling around the city, prowling into the parks where the ilegales hang together with the homeless, all the while the rest of us see our businesses dying or dead because as law-abiding citizens, we play by the rules instead of circumventing the rules. 

It’s a horrendous cost and until every business owner agrees to reopen on the same day, at the same hour, from one end of the country to the other, and agree to support one another, there is nothing the frigging government can do to YOU, ME, or to ANYONE else with a big swinging pair and an oversized dangler. 

Nope, nothing these hijos de puta chupadores de escoria can do to anyone which is why we have a choice: are we the courageous Tejanos inside the Alamo willing to fight to the bloody end because we believe in something greater than ourselves or are we the inferior Mexican troops assembled outside the Alamo waiting to storm in and to put everyone to the sword. 

Now, don’t get me wrong, I am sure I have distant family members who fleshed out the ranks of General Antonio López de Santa Anna, the brave men who for more than a week tried to storm the walls and were thrown back, time after time, their dead and dying bodies littering the killing fields surrounding the old mission.  Thrown back countless times, they finally breached the walls on several sides, stormed within, and killed everyone they encountered, combatant and noncombatant alike. 

However, things did not go well for General Santa Anna.  No, several weeks later, they met an angry force of Tejanos who routed the Mexicans at the Battle of San Jacinto and sent them fleeing for their lives.  They captured General Santa Anna who was also the president of Mexico, and even worse for him, they caught him without his wooden leg on.  There was no way he could leap atop his horse and fly south, due south, on the heels the rest of his troops who managed to escape the slaughter.  

Now we can surmise his captors wanted to lynch their defeated foe but Sam Houston saw something better to be had by preserving the man’s life.  Oh, it wasn’t his personality, I am sure he behaved like a pomposo pedazo de materia fecal mexicana as only the highborn in that country can.  Sam Houston thought it better to give the man his life and his leg.  All he had to do was to sign the future Lone Star state over to the Tejanos and away we go.

No, we are the defenders of the Alamo- somos los defensores del Alamo.  We took a bayonet of sorts in the guts on November 03, 2020, when these scoundrels stole the election from us like starving illegal aliens do one’s groceries haphazardly left on the back seat of their car. 

No, these basura intrigantes got their guy into the White House and quite possibly, the Antichrist in there with him.  Kamala Harris, say what you will about the political hack, one day she will be calling the shots which is why we must fight back now, both on reopening our businesses and defending our guns.

Like you, my family and I spent all last year growing our collection of guns, ammo, and accessories just on the off chance that Joe Biden somehow won the election.  I mean no one thought he was going to win it because other than his Senate seat, he’s never won anything else.  He was like his vice president, he bowed out early in the running, went home to sulk and plot his revenge. 

Well, he said he’s going to take our guns.  Thankfully, Kern County is an (undeclared) sanctuary county for guns in the Golden State.  We have a good sheriff.  Still, we can no longer take chances so I told family members to take my guns while I took some of theirs so when- or if- the gun grabbers come to the house seeking them, everyone on the block and in my family will tell them- without a shred of guilt- ‘someone stole our guns and we were just going to inform you of this travesty.”

Sure, they can come into the home and muck about but people that have old septic tanks or who have the ability to sink a chest into the backyard whereby to store their guns and ammo can do sans any accompanying fear.  You see, in the house, we have all manner of other weapons but nothing the cops or the National Guard will ever find which is good.  We either all stand together or we will all swing together and I have NO intention of dangling from a stink tree anytime soon.[i]  

It also helps to have a good attorney as well as solid neighbors who all feel the same way.  We will continue with more tomorrow.

Muchas gracias, buen amigos!

El Chilote

H. Santanamos “El Chilote” De Soto

CEC, ACF, current member of the Golden Chefs Association, former member of the Maui Chefs’ Society, former member of the Washington State Chefs’ Association.

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As have the rest of my colleagues, local Bakersfield street artist, Simone, created these portraits of me that you will see over successive days here at the blog.  I guess Simone did ‘okay’ in capturing my likeness; I guess it could have been worse.  I was a young cook back in the early 1960’s when I commenced my culinary career.  I served underneath a Master Chef for many years before striking out on my own.  I went up the coast of the Western United States and Canada, working all the way, until I made it to Alaska.  From there, I moved to Hawaii for a couple of years (1994-1997) before I returned to Washington State and it was there that I met Stinkbug.

El Chilote writes from Shafter, California 93263.

El Chilote is a moderate Democrat.

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[i] Amigos, we like to think that the rank-and-file law enforcement officers, the National Guard, and the U.S. military will defend the rights of the American people rather than infringe upon them and go after us.  We cannot permit overbearing government to topple the U.S. Constitution and to force some bogus left-wing regimen of rules down our throats, hence why we must do everything we can secure our firearms while obtaining more using whatever means necessary.

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