172. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2022

1964 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Mississippi, the military arm of the Democratic Party- the Ku Klux Klan- murdered three civil rights workers on this date: Michael H. Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James E. Chaney. Searchers discovered the bodies buried in an earthen dam six weeks later.

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172. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2022:

June Solstice- the Summer Session begins!

Vice President Daniel D. Tompkins; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren; U.S. Attorney General Isaac Toucey; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Alexander J. Dallas and John Wesley Snyder; Aerosmith featuring Joey Kramer, Badfinger featuring Joey Molland, Colosseum featuring Jon Hiseman, Crazy Horse featuring Nils Lofgren, Deep Purple (as well as Jethro Tull, Ozzy Osborne, and Wishbone Ash) featuring Don Airey, the Kinks featuring Ray Davies, Little Richard, and the Young Rascals:

  1. 68 Thursday: As Roman General Vespasian and his army enter Judea to quell the Great Jewish Revolt, they conquer the city of Jericho where he takes Josephus prisoner.  Instead of putting the wily rascal to the death as the Roman troops demanded, Vespasian put his captive to work selling out his fellow Jews and chronicling the bloody war the Hebrews had brought upon themselves.
  2. 996 Tuesday: The 138th Catholic Pope Gregory V crowns Otto III Roman Catholic German Emperor of Elzas.
  3. 1377 Saturday: After ruling England for 50 years, King Edward III died.  His grandson, Richard II succeeded him.
  4. 1498 Tuesday: Bavarian Emperor Maximillian expels the Jews from Nuremburg.
  5. 1547 Saturday: The great fire of Moscow occurs on this date.
  6. 1607 Thursday:  Organizers establish the first Protestant Episcopal parish in the New World at Jamestown, Virginia.
  7. 1633 Tuesday: The Inquisition forces Galileo Galilei to ‘abjure, curse, and detest” his Copernican heliocentric views. 
  8. 1661 Tuesday: Through the Treaty of Kardis, Sweden and Russia make peace.
  9. 1672 Tuesday: French troops under King Louis XIV occupy the city of Utrecht. 
  10. 1684 Wednesday: King Charles II revokes the Massachusetts Bay Colony charter.
  11. 1759 Thursday: In Kingston, Jamaica, future 6th U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas is born.  A future Democratic-Republican, he would serve under President James Madison from October 06, 1814, to October 21, 1816.  He would also serve his nation as Acting U.S. Secretary of War under President James Madison from March 02, 1815, to August 01, 1815.
  12. 1768 Tuesday: Dr. John Archer receives the first U.S. Bachelor of Medicine degree.
  13. 1774 Tuesday: Future sixth vice president of the United States, 1817-1825, Democratic-Republican Daniel D. Tompkins—is born in Castleton, Province of New York, British America, on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Monroe from March 04, 1817, to March 04, 1825.
  14. 1788 Saturday: The United States Constitution went into effect, as New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify it.
  15. 1834 Saturday: Cyrus Hall McCormick received a patent for his reaping machine.  This invention allowed farmers to more than double the size of their food crops.
  16. 1848 Wednesday: The 20th U.S. Attorney General Isaac Toucey assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President James K. Polk from today until March 03, 1848.
  17. 1877 Thursday: The Molly Maguires, 10 Irish immigrants, meet their end at the gallows at two different prisons: Schuylkill County and Carbon County, Pennsylvania.
  18. 1879 Saturday: F. W. Woolworth opens his first store, which fails almost immediately.
  19. 1887 Tuesday: Great Britain celebrates the golden jubilee of Queen Victoria.
  20. 1893 Wednesday: The first Ferris wheel premieres at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois.
  21. 1895 Friday: In Jonesboro, Arkansas, future 54th U.S. Treasury Secretary John Wesley Snyder is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from June 25, 1946, to January 20, 1953.
  22. 1898 Tuesday: Guam becomes a territory of the United States.    
  23. 1913 Saturday: Georgia “Tiny” Broadwick became the first woman to parachute from an airplane as she jumped out over Los Angeles.
  24. 1915 Monday:  Following an anti-British revolt in South Africa, British authorities arrest General De Law and other officers.
  25. 1916 Wednesday: Mexican troops beat American General Blackjack Pershing’s troops in one of the initial battles of the Mexican Incursion.
  26. 1917 Thursday: The Hawaiian Red Cross forms.
  27. 1932 Tuesday: Heavyweight Max Schmeling lost a title fight rematch in New York by decision to Jack Sharkey, prompting Schmeling’s manager, Joe Jacobs, to exclaim: “We were robbed!”
  28. 1938 Thursday: In Washington, DC, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the $3.75 billion Emergency Relief Appropriation Act into law.
  29. 1939 Friday: The New York Yankees announce Lou Gehrig’s retirement after his personal doctors reveal the baseball player has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
  30. 1941 Monday: German and other Axis troops launched an invasion of the Soviet Union—Operation Barbarossa—as they crossed the border of the nation from the Arctic Circle to the Black Sea.
  31. 1942 Sunday: Axis forces led by Generaloberst (Colonel-General) Erwin Rommel captured the Libyan city of Tobruk during World War II.  The Fuhrer promoted Rommel to the rank of field marshal for capturing the city; however, the Allies recaptured the port after heavy fighting in November 1942.  Meanwhile in the Pacific Theater of War, an Imperial Japanese submarine fired shells at Fort Stevens on the Oregon coast, causing insignificant damage.
  32. 1943 Monday: Army nurse Lt. Edith Greenwood became the first woman to receive the Soldier’s Medal for showing heroism during a fire at a military hospital in Yuma, Arizona.  Meanwhile, Federal troops put down a race riot in Detroit resulting in 30 deaths. 
  33. 1944 Wednesday: Ray Davies of the Kinks[i] was born on this date in Fortis Green, England.  Meanwhile, the future drummer of Colosseum[ii], Jon Hiseman, is born in Blackheath, England.  
  34. 1945 Thursday: U.S. forces defeat the Japanese on the island of Okinawa during World War II.  Meanwhile, Pan Am announced an 88-hour-round-the-world flight at a cost of $700.
  35. 1946 Friday: The 85th overall and 13th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson assumed his position on the court on the nation’s high court on this date.   President Harry S. Truman nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone, a Republican.  He served from today until September 08, 1953, the day he died.
  36. 1948 Monday: Don Airey, the man who replaced Jon Lord in the British rock band, Deep Purple[iii], in 2002, was born on this date in Sunderland, England.  He has also played with Ozzie Osbourne[iv], Wishbone Ash[v], Jethro Tull[vi], among other bands.  Elsewhere, Joey Molland—future guitarist/vocalist with the British band, Badfinger[vii]—is born on this date in Liverpool, England.
  37. 1950 Wednesday: Joey Kramer—future hard rock drummer with the band, Aerosmith—is born in the Bronx, New York City, N.Y., on this date.
  38. 1951 Thursday: Future guitarist with Crazy Horse[viii] and with Bruce Springsteen[ix]—Nils Lofgren—is born on this date in Chicago, Illinois.
  39. 1954 Monday: The American Cancer Society reported significantly higher death rates among cigarette smokers than among non-smokers.
  40. 1955 Tuesday: Johnny Cash[x] debuts Top 10 country song, “Cry!  Cry!  Cry!”  
  41. 1956 Thursday: East Germany frees 19,000 political prisoners.
  42. 1958 Saturday: A federal judge in Arkansas let Little Rock delay school immigration on this date.
  43. 1963 Friday: A conclave of his fellow cardinals chose Cardinal Giovanni Battista Montini to succeed the late Pope John XXIII (the 261st Roman Catholic Pope); the new pope took the name Paul VI becoming the 262nd pontiff of the Holy
    Church.
  44. 1964 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Mississippi, the military arm of the Democratic Party- the Ku Klux Klan- murdered three civil rights workers on this date: Michael H. Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James E. Chaney.  Searchers discovered the bodies buried in an earthen dam six weeks later. However, forty-one years later on this date, Ray Killen, an 80-year-old former Klansman went on trial and a jury found him guilty, giving him a 60-year prison sentence.  The POS died in January 2018.
  45. 1968 Friday: The 14th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigns his post, official on June 23; however, because of politics, he remained on the bench until June 23, 1969.  The reason for his remaining on the court was that he was fearful of Richard M. Nixon winning the White House and then replacing him with a rock-solid conservative thus he remained on the court.  However, he did not withdraw his resignation and so a year later, it became official. 
  46. 1969 Saturday: In Devonshire Downs, Northridge, California, the second day of the 1969 Newport Pop Festival occurs today.  The lineup features Albert Collins,[xi] Brenton Wood,[xii] Buffy Saint-Marie,[xiii] Creedence Clearwater Revival,[xiv] Eric Burdon and War,[xv] Friends of Distinction,[xvi] Jethro Tull,[xvii] Lee Michaels,[xviii] Love,[xix] Steppenwolf,[xx] and Sweetwater.[xxi]
  47. 1970 Sunday: Brazil defeats Italy 4-1 to win soccer’s World Cup in Mexico City.
  48. 1973 Thursday: The Supreme Court, in Miller v. California, ruled that states might ban materials found to be obscene according to local standards.
  49. 1974 Friday: The U.S. Supreme Court decided that pregnant teachers could no longer suffer their superiors forcing them to take long leaves of absence.
  50. 1977 Tuesday: Menachem Begin becomes Israel’s sixth prime minister.
  51. 1982 Monday: By reason of insanity, a jury finds John Hinckley Jr., ‘not guilty’ of the 1981-attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan.
  52. 1988 Tuesday: The (Young) Rascals[xxii] go on their first U.S. tour in two decades.  Meanwhile, in the 42nd National Basketball Association’s Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Detroit Pistons 4 games to 3.
  53. 1989 Wednesday: A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled that burning the American flag as the First Amendment protected a form of political protest.  
  54. 1990 Thursday: Little Richard[xxiii] gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  55. 1997 Saturday: The Women’s National Basketball Association begins as the New York Liberty beats the Los Angeles Sparks. 
  56. 2001 Thursday: Mexican artist Frida Kahlo becomes the first Hispanic woman to be honored on a U.S. postage stamp.
  57. 2002 Friday: One of the worst wildfires in Arizona history grew to 128,000 acres, forcing thousands of homeowners near the community of Show Low to flee for their lives.
  58. 2012 Thursday: In a major banking massacre, Moody’s downgrades 15 major banks across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Europe. 
  59. 2013 Friday: The U.S. Justice Department officially charges Edward Snowden with espionage.  Elsewhere, with all eyes on the Chi-Coms, Taiwan reports its first case of  H1N1 Swine Flu.  Did those Chi-Coms do this?
  60. 2014 Saturday: The U.S. presses Iraq to put a new government into place as soon as possible to keep the nation from being torn apart by sectarian violence; the U.S. plans to send military advisors but not direct military assistance now.
  61. 2015 Sunday: 21-year-old professional golfer, Jordan Spieth, wins the U.S. Open becoming the youngest athlete since Bobby Jones—90 years earlier—to win the championship.  Elsewhere, in Mumbai, India, people drinking toxic moonshine in a country that produces some of the best gins in the world find themselves in a pickle: 94 of the imbibers die while at least another 45-50 are carted off to the hospital.  Wow.
  62. 2016 Tuesday: Amid reports that the North Koreans are preparing an imminent launch of one of their nuclear-capable missiles in the vicinity or over Japan, Japanese defense forces announce they are prepared to shoot down any piece of metal Kim Jong Un sends in their direction.  Elsewhere, al-Shabab thugs cross into Kenya and ambush a car carrying several Kenyan police officers; five cops are killed in the attack. Allah Akbar.  Light these SOBs up.
  63. 2017 Wednesday: An Israeli woman wins a landmark case in that nation by successfully suing the nation’s airline, El Al, for sexism.  Flight attendants forced her to change seats so a man could take hers.  Ouch.
  64. 2018 Thursday: In response to President Donald J. Trump imposing tariffs on the European Union, the EU turns around and slaps tariffs on $3.2 billion worth of U.S. goods.  Meanwhile, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu- Sara- is charged with committing fraud.  Finally, famed conservative icon, author, and psychiatrist Charles Krauthammer dies of cancer of the small intestine at age 68.
  65. 2019 Friday: London police find themselves called to the home of leading prime minister contender Boris Johnson for having abused his girlfriend in a domestic squabble.  Yikes!
  66. 2020 Sunday: here are today’s stats for the Xi Jinping special Wuhan bat flu virus, first the globe: 8,693,518 confirmed cases, 462,025 confirmed deaths, and 4,281,365 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,311,455 confirmed cases, 121,609 confirmed deaths, and 718,301 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 173,824 confirmed cases, 5,495 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 803 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 644 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for the CHOP state, Washington: 28,225 confirmed cases, 1,265 confirmed deaths, but sadly, like California, moron Gov. Jay Inslee will NOT REPORT the number of confirmed recoveries.
  67. 2020 Sunday A: Former National Security Advisor for President Donald J. Trump- John “Endless Wars” Bolton- says ‘he hopes Trump is a one-term president and this his re-election imperils the country.’  John, STFU.  Whereas we once respected you, we now see you for the RINO partisan POS you truly are.  We hope you end up on the garbage heap of history like Scott McClellan.  Elsewhere, British police in Reading say they suspect terrorism after a 25-year-old scumbag stabs three people to death while they are sitting in a park enjoying a warm summer’s evening.   Meanwhile, communist China- the home of the Kung Flu- says it is going to suspend poultry imports from Tyson Foods after an outbreak of THEIR virus at an Arkansas plant.  
  68. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 179,532,452 confirmed cases, +274,595, 3,888,315  confirmed deaths, +5,781 and 164,158,826 confirmed recoveries, +37,900.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,418,968 confirmed cases, UP 8,668 from yesterday’s reporting, 617,443 confirmed deaths, UP 360,[xxiv] and 28,764,988 confirmed recoveries, UP 70,145.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxv]  
  69. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 299,537 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 160,112 deaths  
  70. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,810,228 confirmed cases, 63,361 confirmed deaths, and 2,070,807 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,356,248 confirmed cases, 37,555 confirmed deaths, and 2,141,281 confirmed recoveries, more or less the SAME numbers.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,367 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 449,446 confirmed cases, 5,866 confirmed deaths, and 220,934 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Mexico: they have 204,961 confirmed cases, 4,326 confirmed deaths, and 193,574 confirmed recoveries.[xxvi]   
  71. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,980 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Trinidad and Tobago, 123rd country on the list: 30,767 cases of the virus, 747 confirmed deaths and 21,872 confirmed recoveries.[xxvii]     
  72. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,876.97, UP 586.89 points (+1.76%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,141.48, UP 111.10 points (+0.79%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,224.79, UP +58.34 points (+1.40%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.44 per barrel, -0.22 (-0.30%).  The price of GOLD is $1,784.10 per troy oz., +1.00 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.92 per troy ounce, -0.11 (-0.40%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,053.40 per troy oz, +2.90 (+0.26%) while the price of COPPER is $4.17 per pound, -0.02 (-0.38%).[xxviii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,576.42 per troy oz, -8.82 (-0.34%).[xxix] The price of RHODIUM is $21,200.00 per troy oz., -800.00 (-3.64%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $590,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). [xxx]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.53.     In Nepalese Rupee, one greenback equals 118.56 and in Netherlands Antilles Guilder, a buck equals 1.791 and in New Israeli Shekel, one dollar equals 3.27 of theirs.[xxxi]        
  73. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.236 per gallon, $2.939 in Florida, $3.966 in Hawaii, and $3.639 in Washington state.[xxxii]    Let’s look at one other location- North Dakota: $2.900.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Paraguay: $3.838 per U.S. Gallon.[xxxiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,433,424,362,702 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxxiv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after France, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Norway with $88 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxxv]
  74. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day #90 for the so-called ‘Border Czar,’ aka “Willie Brown’s Mattress,” aka “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be on the job and yet to not have shown up for a single day’s work.  WTF?  The only explanation as to why she is not down at the local unemployment office applying for jobless benefits is because she is the Chi-Com’s ace in the hole.  If we get Joe Biden out of office, then we have her which is a fate worse than death.  No laughing hyenas for us.  Meanwhile, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that ‘Joe Biden’s (lack of) border policies have slashed the numbers of legal border crossers.’  Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says that Customs and Border Patrol officers stationed on the border are forsworn not to discuss the situation and conditions with which, they labor due to orders from Washington, D.C.  Meanwhile, according to AG Paxton, illegal aliens are being seeded across the U.S. without the approval or the knowledge of local residents.[xxxvi]
  75. 2021 Monday G:  Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the latest stats for the illegal alien invasion as of today.  The figures come from One America News who gets them from: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT.  Here are the numbers, starting with (1) Cost This Day of caring for “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ beloved illegal aliens: $539,548,608.  (Imagine that money going to help America’s homeless, schools, seniors, and veterans).  (2) Cost This Year of caring for “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ illegal alien tsunami: $187,936,849,920.  (Ditto).  (3) Total Number of Illegals who have entered the United States this year: 1,926,202.  Finally, (4) Estimated Numbers of Illegal Aliens lurking in the Fabric of the United States: 35,926,200.  (Note- we say the actual number is closer to 75-100 million which is extraordinary.  If we could deport every single fence-climbing, river-swimming, rat-tunneling, visa-overstaying POS, wages would go up, students would be better educated, rents and mortgages would come down as more property would be available, benefits on the job would improve, employment and career opportunities would increase, and crime would go WAY DOWN.
  76. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– The Taliban overrun a key Afghan district adding to their string of wins.  Folks, President Donald J. Trump should have authorized the use of neutron bombs against Taliban-controlled areas prior to U.S. troops beginning their scheduled pullout.  We could have cleansed vast regions of both Afghanistan and tribal areas in Pakistan had we employed enhanced radiation weapons, we could have eliminated all of the vermin infesting the region.  Meanwhile, Marion Anne Perrine “Marine” Le Pen- leader of the National Rally in France since 2017 and a bold patriot- is challenging French President Emanuel Macron in national elections which could turn the tide in next year’s presidential elections.  We wish you luck.
  77. 2021 Monday I: Foreign News / Overseas News II– The Israeli foreign minister will soon be visiting the United Arab Emirates in a historic first.  Speaking of the region, former National Security Adviser John “Endless Wars” Bolton says the ‘Iran deal, aka the JCPOA, is based on a fantasy.’
  78. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, says that the ‘Democrat-controlled (FAKE NEWS) media is doing everything it can to suppress the fact that since the rollout of Chi-Vi vaccines in the U.S., more than 5,000-plus Americans have died because of the vaccines.  NOT good, people, NOT good.[xxxvii]   Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, is demanding the declassification of intelligence regarding the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Next, the Fake News Media says that ‘COVID-19 is rebounding in the south because the people down there are not seeking out vaccines.’  Damned crackers!  You know that’s what the Fake News Media hacks are thinking.
  79. 2021 Monday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News I– Illegitimate President Barack Hussein Obama calls for the new voting rights act to be in effect before the next election.  Wow.  What a guy. Dick Morris says, however, that the ‘voting rights act’ being pushed by the Democrats that will federalize ALL elections is a ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing.’  Next, a new poll says that a majority of the American people support early voting AND voter ID.
  80. 2021 Monday L: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News II– Elsewhere, to the outrage of cows like Stacey “I’m the Governor” Abrams, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is going to remove 100,000 inactive voters if they fail to respond within 45 days of being notified, they are coming off the rolls for having not voted.  Of course, the Democrat banshees are shrieking and howling, “RACISM!  RACISM!  RACISTS!  HOLY HELL” and all the rest of the bull crap they cry when in fact the Peach State knows there are 18,000 dead voters still on the voter rolls.  Get them off the rolls NOW.  Finally, state Senator Dave Argall, R-PA 29th senatorial district, is calling for an independent election audit in the Keystone State.
  81. 2021 Monday M: Political News I– A new report says that Democrats are at war with one another over what- exactly- infrastructure is.  According to Jared Bernstein, drooling Joe Biden is clear on his ‘red lines’ when it comes to ‘infrastructure.’  Please, it’s the voice in his earpiece that is clear which most likely belongs to another illegitimate president, Barack Hussein Obama.  In other political news, we learned today that Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, DS-RI, belonged to an ‘all-white beach club’ for decades.  When questioned by reporters, he did his best to blow it off but the man is little more than a political hack.
  82. 2021 Monday N: Political News II– Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is launching legal challenges against the Biden regime’s dictates.  Good.  Where can the American people send money?  Meanwhile, Rep.  and Dr. Ronny Jackson, R-TX 13th congressional district, continues the drum beat that Joe Biden must take a cognitive test and that the results must then be made available to the public, especially after Democrats demanded President Donald J. Trump get one.
  83. 2021 Monday O: U.S. Supreme Court News– The U.S. Supreme Court sides with student athletes in their bid to receive remuneration from the colleges and universities they attend.  This should have happened long ago because the colleges suck the lives out of many athletes and when their time is up or they become injured, they are brushed aside.  Besides, the citadels of higher education make so much money off these young people and then have the nerve to put out their hats and beg for more.  About time they receive compensation and full-rides as well as paid graduate school.
  84. 2021 Monday P: Joe Biden Regime News I– The White House continues to deny that Joe Biden is going to authorize massive increases in fuel taxes across the nation to pay for his bogus trillions and trillions of dollars’ worth of plans.  Folks, we know this is inevitable because the Democrats need the money and could give a flying f**k that increased gasoline taxes will harm ALL Americans and illegal aliens simultaneously.  No one will be able to escape paying more for fuel thanks to the taxes that are soon to come.  The regime must drum up money to pay the hotel bills for the more than a million of illegal aliens seeded across the country.
  85. 2021 Monday Q: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– The Chi-Com foreign ministry says that ‘the Wuhan Institute of Virology’ deserves a Nobel Prize for Medicine.  You have to be f**king crazy.  You scumbags should be standing in the witness dock at the International Court of Justice facing global wrath for letting loose your frigging GLOBAL PANDEMIC OF BAT FLU.  The nations of the world that owe you money- including the United States- should declare forthwith that ALL debts owed to the Chi-Coms are null and void.  What are they going to do?  Go to war against the entire world?  They already have.
  86. 2021 Monday R: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– As Democrats continue their WAR ON COPS (with the end result the establishment of a national federal police force like the Chi-Coms) and as crime rates continue soaring thanks to NOT enforcing laws in numerous BLUE STATES and LOCALES, murders of law enforcement officers have skyrocketed.  Last year, 360-plus cops lost their lives in crimes that easily could have been prevented had not the libs ginned up hatred of cops.  The time is NOW to restore law and order.   Elsewhere, New York City is dropping most charges against rioters and looters arrested in last summer’s ‘peaceful protests’ (the ones that were flipping riots, folks, come on, man!) which is also occurring in other cities.   Finally, over the weekend, 54 people were shot in Chicago, 5 dead, plus another death to stabbing.  You ask where Mayor Lori “The Loser” Lightfoot is?  Sitting at home in her basement watching “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” episodes.
  87. 2021 Monday S: Florida State News– After smacking down the Centers for Disease Control, the first cruise of the summer- hell, in 15 months thanks to the ‘VID- is setting sail from Florida.  Have fun.
  88. 2021 Monday T: Sports News– A New Zealand tranny (i.e., a chick with a dick) has qualified as a weightlifter for the 2021 Summer Tokyo Olympics.  Folks, this is crazy, even though they come in under the level of allowed testosterone, they still possess more than an average woman which gives them a leg up.  The answer to this is extremely simple: create a third category of sports- TRANNY SPORTS- and let the trannys compete against one another.  In that way we could maintain the sanity of the planet a little bit longer.  Otherwise, we have to hope that the Chi-Coms or the Russians take over and end this insane shit.  Speaking of trannys, tranny cyclist Chelsea Wolfe vowed to ‘burn the U.S. flag on the podium.’  How nice.
  89. 2022 Tuesday: Stick around and discover whatever the heck is going on today- hopefully, the nation will still have its Constitution and its Bill of Rights in effect.

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The next album coming out of the Capitol Records archives is “The Very Best of the Beach Boys” by same that hit record store shelves on July 12, 1983.  You have 18 wonderful cuts beginning with (1) “Surfin’ Safari” (2) “Surfin’ USA” (3) “Shut Down” (4) “Little Deuce Coupe” (5) “In My Room” (6) “Fun, Fun, Fun” (7) “I Get Around” (8) “Don’t Worry Baby” and (9) “When I Grow Up to be a Man” to round out the first side.  On the second side of the LP, we have (10) “Wendy” (11) “Little Honda” (12) “Dance, Dance, Dance” (13) “All Summer Long” (14) “Do You Wanna Dance” (15) “Help Me, Rhonda” (16) “California Girls” (17) “Little Girl I Once Knew” and (18) Barbara Ann.”  Shockingly enough, the ONLY tune missing here is “Good Vibrations” but what the heck?  It’s still a great album available at a variety of places so seek it out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.

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

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

[iv] We hope to offer the music of Black Sabbath sometime in the next decade and when we do, Ozzy Osbourne will be among them.

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

[vi] 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.

[vii] We should have shared the music of Badfinger at the time we promoted that of the Beatles but guess what?  We flipping failed just as we failed to promote the music of Thunderclap Newman at the same time, we did the Who.  One day, we sure as heck will so, please remain vigilant.

[viii] 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.

[ix] We don’t think we will ever promote the music of this musical charlatan.  But who knows?  In 50 years, we very well could so remain alert.

[x] We look forward to promoting the music of Johnny Cash one day so remain vigilant.

[xi] Within the next 5-7 years, we hope to do the music of the legendary Albert Collins.

[xii] Ditto the music of Brenton Wood.

[xiii] Not sure as to when the AICPENDBLOG.COM will get around to this famed Native American singer.

[xiv] We promoted the music of the world-famous Creedence Clearwater Revival beginning on Saturday, 16-November-2013 through Saturday, 07-December-2013.  Being the inattentive morons that we were back then, we neglected to promote the music of the band’s individual members.  We hope to do this one day so folks, keep vigilant for the day when we do.

[xv] 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.

[xvi] We hope to do the music of this famed soul act one day. 

[xvii] We began promoting the music of Jethro Tull, Blodwyn Pig, Mick Abrahams, Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, Wild Turkey, and Paris on Monday, May 24, 2021, at the AICPENDBLOG.COM.  The presentation concluded on Sunday, October 03, 2021.

[xviii] We hope to do the music of this renowned rocker one day soon.

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

[xx] We promoted the music of Steppenwolf, beginning on Friday, 25-May-2012 through Sunday, 17-June-2012.  You definitely need to check the music of this iconic band out ASAP.

[xxi] One day, we will promote the music of Sweetwater.

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

[xxiii] We hope to share the music of this famed artist, the one and only Little Richard, at some point in the next 20 years or so.

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

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

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

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

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

[xxix] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxxvi] Chef Lilah and now Chef Cheryl report that at least two flights enter Honolulu every week dumping hundreds of illegal aliens out which are then spread across the islands.  This is not good and the people of Hawaii don’t want this.  It simply must stop.  Hell, they are probably dumping them in Guam, the Northern Marianas, even in American Samoa and possibly on Midway Island.  WTF?

[xxxvii] The Vaccine Adverse Effects Reporting System, aka VAERS, a federal body- has been around for 30 years and reports on average adverse effects from vaccines killing about 250 people per year.  The Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines over the past six months have killed more than 5,000 Americans.  Hmmm, that’s a significant increase.

167. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2022

2018 Saturday: Elsewhere, after a frantic search for a missing woman in Indonesia, horrified villagers find her body consumed by a massive python. This is but the second documented case of a humongous python engulfing a full-grown human being.

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167. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2022:

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Neil Goldschmidt; The Golden State Warriors vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers; Jethro Tull featuring Doane Perry, the Keef Hartley Band featuring Mick Weaver, the Monterey Pop Festival, the Pretenders featuring James Honeyman-Scott, Savoy Brown featuring Andy Silvester, and the Supremes featuring Barbara Martin:

  1. 455 Wednesday: A Vandal army sacked Rome on this date.
  2. 1567 Friday: Mary Queen of Scots enters the prison at Lochleven Castle, Scotland.
  3. 1586 Monday: Mary, Queen of Scots, recognizes Philip II of Spain as her heir and successor.
  4. 1755 Monday: In the French and Indian War, the French surrender Fort Beauséjour to the British leading to the expulsion of the Acadians who would eventually become the “Cajuns.”
  5. 1775 Friday: The Battle of Bunker’s (Breed’s) Hill takes place on this date as American Minutemen take on British troops. 
  6. 1779 Sunday: In support of the new United States, Spain declares war on hereditary foe, England and sets in motion the nearly four-year-long Great Siege of Gibraltar.  
  7. 1815 Friday: At the Battle of Ligny, the French army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte beats the Prussian army.
  8. 1822 Sunday: Denmark Vessey leads a slave rebellion against the whites in South Carolina.
  9. 1858 Wednesday: Accepting the Illinois Republican Party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate, Abraham Lincoln said the slavery issue had to be resolved, declaring, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”
  10. 1864 Thursday: During the Civil War, General Ulysses S. Grant begins the siege at Petersburg, Virginia.
  11. 1881 Thursday: Austro-Hungary and Serbia sign a military alliance.  Thirty-three years later, the two nations would be at the flashpoint of the Great War.
  12. 1883 Saturday: Baseball’s first “Ladies Day” took place as the New York Gothams offered women free admission to a game against the Cleveland Spiders; New York won the game, 5-2.
  13. 1884 Monday: The nation’s first roller-coaster goes into operation at Coney Island, New York.
  14. 1893 Friday: The first ‘lady’s day’ in Major League Baseball history occurred as the New York Giants admitted all ladies to its ballpark for free.
  15. 1897 Wednesday: A treaty annexing the Republic of Hawaii to United States undergoes its signing.
  16. 1903 Tuesday: Ford Motor Company was incorporated on today’s date as was the Pepsi-Cola Company.
  17. 1911 Friday: IBM had its beginnings as the Computing Tabulating-Recording Company as it was incorporated in New York State.
  18. 1917 Saturday: The first Congress of the Soviets gets underway in Russia.
  19. 1932 Thursday: President Herbert Hoover and Vice President Charles Curtis were re-nominated at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.
  20. 1933 Friday: The National Industrial Recovery Act became law with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s signature.  However, the United States Supreme Court later struck down the act.  Also, on this date, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was founded as President Roosevelt signed the Banking Act of 1933.
  21. 1940 Sunday: Marshal Henri Philippe Pétain becomes Chief of State of Vichy France.  Elsewhere, in Eugene, Oregon, future 6th U.S. Transportation Secretary Neil Goldschmidt is born.  A future Democrat, Goldschmidt would serve under President Jimmy Carter from September 24, 1979, to the ouster of his failed boss on January 20, 1981.
  22. 1941 Monday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ordered the closure of all German consulates in the United States.  He set the deadline for the closures for July 10.
  23. 1943 Wednesday: Comedian Charles Chaplin married his fourth wife, 18-year-old Oona O’Neill, daughter of playwright Eugene O’Neill, in Carpentaria, California.  Elsewhere- in Detroit, Michigan- future vocalist with the Supremes- Barbara Martin- is born on this date.  She would perform with the group from 1960-1962.  
  24. 1944 Friday: The State of South Carolina carried out the death sentence by electrocution on a 14-year-old black youth, George Stinney, for the murders of two white girls, 11-year-old Betty June Binnicker and seven-year-old Mary Emma Thames.  Elsewhere, future keyboardist with the Keef Hartley Band[i], Mick Weaver, is born in Colchester, England, on this date.
  25. 1947 Monday: In Kidderminster, England, future bassist with Savoy Brown, 1971-1972 (and with numerous other bands)- Andy Silvester- is born.
  26. 1954 Wednesday: In Mount Kisco, New York, future drummer with Jethro Tull, Doane Perry, is born. He would join the band late in its career.
  27. 1955 Thursday: The U.S. House of Representatives voted to extend Selective Service to 1959.
  28. 1957 Sunday: During the Algerian War, the French launch a major offensive to crush the Islamist resistance.    
  29. 1958 Monday: The Supreme Court, in Kent v. Dulles, ruled that artist Rockwell Kent could not be denied a passport because of his communist affiliations.  Elsewhere, Imre Nagy, premier of Hungary during the 1956 rebellion, underwent execution for treason.
  30. 1959 Tuesday: Actor George Reeves, TV’s “Superman,” was found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound in the bedroom of his Beverly Hills home; he was 45 years old.
  31. 1961 Friday: In Paris, while traveling with the Leningrad Kirov Ballet company, Rudolf Nureyev defected from the Soviet Union.
  32. 1962 Saturday: The New Yorker published the first of a three-part serialization of “Silent Spring” by Rachel Carson.
  33. 1963 Sunday: The world’s first female space traveler, Valentina Tereshkova, 26, was launched into orbit by the Soviet Union aboard Vostok 6; she spent 71 hours in flight, circling the Earth 48 times before returning safely to the USSR.
  34. 1967 Friday: The Monterey Pop Festival begins on this date featuring major musical acts from both sides of the Atlantic all in one place.  The opening act on Day 1 is the Association, [ii] followed by the Paupers, [iii] Low Rawls,[iv] Beverley,[v] Johnny Rivers,[vi] Eric Burdon and the Animals,[vii] followed by the closer, Simon and Garfunkel.[viii]
  35. 1978 Friday: President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos exchanged the instruments of ratification for the Panama Canal treaties.
  36. 1979 Saturday: In a show of defiance against the government of Hafiz al-Assad, the Muslim Brotherhood executes 67 sheiks at Aleppo, Syria.
  37. 1981 Tuesday: President Ronald Reagan awards the Congressional Gold Medal to Ken Taylor, Canada’s former ambassador to Iran, for helping six Americans escape from that nation during the hostage crisis of 1979-1981; he is the first foreign citizen bestowed the honor.
  38. 1982 Wednesday: In London, England, James Honeyman-Scott—lead guitarist with the band, the Pretenders[ix], dies at age 25 on this date from a heart attack resulting from cocaine use.
  39. 1987 Tuesday: A jury in New York acquitted Bernhard Goetz of attempted murder in the subway shooting of four youths he said were going to rob him; however, Goetz was convicted of illegal weapons possession.  (In 1996, a civil jury ordered Goetz to pay $43 million to one of the persons he’d shot).
  40. 1988 Thursday: Impeached and ousted Arizona Governor Evan Mecham and his brother, Willard, won acquittal by a Phoenix jury for the crime of concealing a $350,000 campaign loan.
  41. 1993 Wednesday: The U.S. Postal Service released a seven-stamp commemorative collection featuring Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Clyde McPhatter, Otis Redding, Ritchie Valens, Dinah Washington, and Elvis Presley[x].
  42. 1996 Sunday: Heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes improves his pro record to 65-5 with a KO of Anthony Willis at 1:13 of Round 8 in a 10-round fight.  Elsewhere, in the 50th NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Seattle Supersonics 4 games to two.  Meanwhile—in Russia—following a run-off, Boris Yeltsin won the first independent presidential election by beating Communist challenger, Gennady Zyuganov.   
  43. 1998 Tuesday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Detroit Red Wings sweep the Washington Capitals in 4 games.
  44. 2000 Friday: Once U.S. federal regulators approved the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE Corporation, the nation’s largest local phone company came into being.
  45. 2004 Wednesday: Rebuffing Bush Administration claims, the independent commission investigating the September 11 attacks said that no evidence existed that al-Qaida had strong ties to Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.
  46. 2008 Monday: California began issuing same-sex marriage licenses to gay couples.  Meanwhile, former Vice President Al Gore—much to the chagrin of Hillary Clinton—announced his endorsement of fellow Democrat Barack Hussein Obama.
  47. 2010 Wednesday: In response to the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, BP agrees to finance a $20 billion fund to recompense those who lost their livelihoods in the massive oil spill.
  48. 2012 Saturday: Egyptian voters continue to go to the polls in the second round of their first free presidential elections.  Meanwhile, the United States Air Force’s robotic Boeing X-37B spaceplane returns to Earth after a classified 469-day orbital mission.
  49. 2013 Sunday: Pope Francis blessed thousands of Harley-Davidsons and their riders in Vatican Square; the riders were celebrating the company’s 110th anniversary with a parade.
  50. 2014 Monday:  Thanks to President Obama, the U.S. may cooperate with Iran in identifying options to address the violence in Iraq, though such options would not include military aid; President Barack Obama has sent 257 troops to Baghdad to provide additional security for the U.S. embassy.
  51. 2015 Tuesday: In the sixth game of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors won Game 6 against the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 105-97, their first NBA title in four decades.  Meanwhile, real estate and entertainment mogul Donald J. Trump launched his successful campaign to become president of the United States with a speech at Trump Tower in Manhattan.  Elsewhere, South Korea announces another three dead to the rampaging MERS.
  52. 2016 Thursday:  In a significant act of virtue signaling, Philadelphia becomes the first U.S. city to slap a tax on sugary soft drinks.  You go, Philly, you go.   Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms continue to act like, uh, Chi-Coms with the cancelation of the Taiwanese children’s choir.  What did the children’s choir do to get the communists to cancel their visit to communist China?  At last month’s inauguration of President Tsai Ing-wen, the rambunctious kids sang Taiwan’s national anthem.  WTF?
  53. 2017 Friday: President Donald J. Trump acknowledged for the first time that he was under federal investigation as part of the expanding though phony probe into Russian election meddling as he lashed out at the top Deep State operative in the Justice Department overseeing the fraudulent probe.   Meanwhile, he tightens up on the open relations with communist Cuba that his predecessor Barack Hussein Obama had loosened while he was in office.  Finally, Amazon.com announces its plan to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, becoming an ever-greater monopolistic octopus.  How come Democrats don’t want to hammer them with a huge antitrust suit?
  54. 2018 Saturday: Communist China announced 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion in U.S. imports, including soybeans and beef, in response to President Donald Trump’s tariff hike on a similar amount of Chinese goods.  The Chinese also scrapped agreements to narrow the trade surplus with the United States.  Elsewhere, after a frantic search for a missing woman in Indonesia, horrified villagers find her body consumed by a massive python.  This is but the second documented case of a humongous python engulfing a full-grown human being. 
  55. 2019 Sunday: In Konduga, in northeastern Nigeria, three Boko Haram suicide bombings kill at least 30 people and wound countless others.  Elsewhere in an Israeli court, Sara Netanyahu, wife of the prime minister, admits in open court the misuse of state funds.  Her husband, meanwhile, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveils Trump Heights, a new housing project in the Golan Heights in gratitude for President Donald J. Trump bucking the rest of the world and acknowledging the Golan Heights as sovereign Israeli soil.  
  56. 2020 Tuesday: COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, continues kicking butt around the world.  Here are today’s stats: 8,085,932 confirmed cases, 438,453 confirmed deaths, and 3,918,176 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are today’s stats: 2,176,765 confirmed cases, 118,588 confirmed deaths, and 678,855 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 153,560 confirmed cases, 5,121 confirmed deaths, but like always, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 736 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 630 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the stats: 26,158 confirmed cases, 1,221 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Some states are threatening to shut down the openings that have already begun while others are plowing forward, damn the torpedoes.  Elsewhere, Kim Jong Un blew up a building north of the DMZ to show his anger over South Korea not fulfilling its ‘promises’ to the Stalinist state.  Oh, well.
  57. 2020 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order to begin the reformation of the nation’s police agencies.  Democrats screech ‘IT’S NOT ENOUGH’ and that ‘TRUMP IS A RACIST.’  Ah, well, we know the Dems will never accept anything President Trump does.
  58. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 177,743,872 confirmed cases, +344,056, 3,847,055  confirmed deaths, +8,020 and 162,244,329 confirmed recoveries, +40,390.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,364,085 confirmed cases, UP 11,720 from yesterday’s reporting, 616,088 confirmed deaths, UP 387,[xi] and 28,614,036 confirmed recoveries, UP 36,543.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xii]  
  59. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 298,182 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 161,467 deaths  
  60. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,805,294 confirmed cases, 63,220 confirmed deaths, and 2,068,335 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,352,995 confirmed cases, 37,448 confirmed deaths, and 2,131,518 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,134 confirmed cases, 507 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 447,658 confirmed cases, 5,840 confirmed deaths (DOWN), and 220,096 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Nevada: they have 328,194 confirmed cases, 5,635 confirmed deaths, and 308,538 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]   
  61. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,720 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Sudan, 118th country on the list: 36,304 cases of the virus, 2,732 confirmed deaths and 29,994 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]     
  62. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,033.67, DOWN 265.66 points (-0.77%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,039.68, DOWN 33.17 points (-0.24%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,223.70, DOWN -22.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.46 per barrel, -0.69 (-0.96%).  The price of GOLD is $1,819.90 per troy oz., -41.50 (-2.23%) while the price of SILVER is $27.31 per troy ounce, -0.51 (-1.82%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,121.40 per troy oz, -20.50 (-1.80%) while the price of COPPER is $4.29 per pound, -0.10 (-2.19%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,789.54 per troy oz, +26.91 (+0.97%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $22,800.00 per troy oz., +500.00 (+2.24%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.36.     In Macanese Pataca, one greenback equals 8.00 and in Macedonian Denar, a buck equals 50.52 and in Malagasy Ariary, one dollar equals 3,764.12 of theirs.[xviii]        
  63. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.227 per gallon, $2.962 in Florida, $3.978 in Hawaii, and $3.625 in Washington state.[xix]    Let’s look at one other location- Minnesota: $2.858.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Lesotho: $3.766 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,413,747,338,681 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after India, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Singapore with $168 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxii]
  64. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Friends, today is Day #85 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the border calamity and not to have shown up for a single day’s work on the job.  Still, President Donald J. Trump will be visiting the Texas-Mexico border with Governor Greg Abbott, Republican, on June 30.  Many are speculating as to whether the laughing jackass border czar will rush down to the border for a quick photo op or won’t show up thereby proving our point, she is little more than a low IQ, empty pantsuit, the former ‘mattress’ of California Democratic Party bigwig, Willie Brown.  Ah, well, speaking of Governor Abbott, the patriotic Texas governor said that President Donald J. Trump set a ‘high mark’ for control of the southern border.
  65. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Meanwhile, One America News shared the latest stats today concerning the border cataclysm: (1) Cost this day of caring for millions of illegal aliens: $585,083,840.  (2) Total Cost this Year of caring for the tidal wave of illegal aliens: $182,502,932,480.  (3) Total numbers of illegals who have crossed into the U.S. this year: 1,870,509.  (4) Estimated total number of illegals sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers: 35,870,508.  Note, we have said since 2009 at the blog’s inception that the total numbers were 35-50 million; now, we believe we have 75-100 million river-swimming, fence-climbing, and/or desert-crossing illegals in the U.S.  IF we deported ALL the illegals gobbling away at the benefits of being an American, rents and mortgages would precipitously drop, wages would go up, our students would become better-educated and would move through the educational system at a faster pace, Social Security and Medicare would be strengthened, and there would be far fewer Americans drawing unemployment and welfare checks.  There would also be less crime, fewer drunken driving fatalities, less rapes- especially of minors, fewer break-ins, less shop-lifting, you name it, our country would be in such better shape, it’s difficult to comprehend until you start comprehending it.  Yet, they want them here which to us verifies the veracity of the Replacement Theory.  Still, we say, BUILD THE WALL AND DEPORT THEM ALL.  NOW.  Update- “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, is sending law enforcement officers to Texas and Arizona to help defend the southern border.  God bless him!
  66. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Fred Fleitz, CEO of the Center for Security Policy, made the witty observation that the ‘Europeans LOVE decrepit old Joe Biden’ because ‘America is back.’  America is back meaning the U.S. will be footing the bill while the Europeans are allowed to renege on their obligations.  Speaking of Joe Biden overseas, the summit between he and Russian President Vladimir Putin failed to go the distance today.  Instead of going the full five hours promised by the ‘drooler-in-chief,’ it went about half that.  President Putin held a press conference first and ripped the U.S. leader a new one in subtle and witty ways while Joe then came out, held his, and we must say, the Aduhelm must have been working well today because we would give his press conference a C+ grade.  (Note- we don’t expect to see the feeble old perv for about a week now as he tries to recover from this challenging trip).   The two leaders apparently agreed to a return to the arms control treaty negotiations (all the while the Chi-Coms[xxiii] continue building a massive arsenal) as well as to the exchange of diplomats once again.  Former Rep. Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district, said it was ‘way too early for Joe Biden to be meeting with President Vladimir Putin.
  67. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, DS-CA, says that the ‘new system for checking his citizens’ status for the Chi-Vi vaccine are NOT a vaccine passport.  (Good- because we are not going to get this crap anyway- see you in November, governor).  Next, a new report says that at a pop-up vaccination site in New York City, medical personnel carried out 899 ‘jabs’ using defective vaccines.  Say what?  Yet another reason to avoid this crap.  Elsewhere, the U.S. government has spent more taxpayer monies buying 14 million Johnson & Johnson vaccines for overseas export.  Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says he is ‘yet to get a response from either the National Institute of Health (NIH) or from Health and Human Services on his questions about the China Virus.  Senator- you won’t get a peep from either the NIH or HHS.  Next, brave scientists are calling for investigations into various ‘scientific journals’ that dismissed the Wuhan Institute of Virology lab leak theory.’  Excellent.  ‘Follow the science,’ folks…
  68. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– “Kooky Kamala” Harris apparently trying to force a far-left agenda into the American economic system.  Not good, folks, not good.  Next- and this is the best one of the day- senile old Joe Biden is encouraging Americans to report radicalized family members, friends, and neighbors to the authorities so the RACE POLICE can swoop in and spirit them away in the dead of night to one of their black site secret prisons.  This smacks of the Gestapo’s Nacht und Nebel policy by which political dissidents disappeared during the dark of night.  Wow.   Meanwhile, the Biden regime releases its first list of top diplomatic nominees for overseas deployment.  Wonder where Rahm “Dead Fish” Emanuel will go?  Japan doesn’t want the POS.  Finally, Joe Biden is reversing yet another Trump Era policy by providing increased protections to tranny students, i.e., mostly ‘chicks with dicks’ students, what we used to call ‘exotics.’
  69. 2021 Wednesday K: Joe Biden News– When reporters asked fumbling Joe Biden if he STILL THOUGHT that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a ‘killer,’ the usurper in the White House did his best “Kooky Kamala” Harris imitation and broke out in maniacal laughter before forgetting the question.  Friends, this is embarrassing to have a mentally-incapacitated dimwit in the White House.  This is, indeed, the SHAME of our country.  Speaking of our national embarrassment, Joe Biden claims to have given President Putin the ‘what for’ during their short meeting.  Question: when everyone returns to the United States, will the U.S. Congress demand that Joe’s interpreters appear before congressional committees and tell the lawmakers what was really said and how poorly Joe’s performance was?[xxiv]  Remember, after President Donald J. Trump met with his Russian counterpart, Democrats were demanding the interpreters testify to exactly what was said during the two leaders’ private meeting.  (Note- we don’t expect this will ever happen).
  70. 2021 Wednesday L: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger feeling intense heat down his backside is now going to investigate the missing ballots transfer documents and chain of custody.  From what we hear, there were more illegal ballots in Fulton County, Georgia, than anywhere else in the state and it’s clear that if an HONEST and IMPARTIAL audit is conducted, we will learn the truth.  We await more information…
  71. 2021 Wednesday M: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– New reports suggest that law enforcement recruitment is way, way down, while retirements are skyrocketing.  We imagine many law enforcement officers could find employment in Arizona and Texas, especially if those two states are going to continue fortifying their frontiers and creating their own statewide border patrols.
  72. 2021 Wednesday N: Political News I– New York City finds itself being consumed by a self-made problem: in midtown Manhattan, tens of thousands of ‘urban outdoorsmen’ have set up tent cities.  Wow.  Next, the House GOP seeks a review of BIG TECH’S close ties to the Chi-Coms.   In other news, Texas Democrats are launching a last-ditch effort to stop the Constitutional Carry Bill becoming the law of the Lone Star State.  Screw the little wimps. Elsewhere, Chicago Mayor Lori “The Loser” Lightfoot is seeking to halt alcohol sales after midnight.  Uh, what will this accomplish?  People will buy their liquor at 11:59 P.M.   Finally, Pennsylvania Democrat Rep. Madeleine Dean, 4th congressional district, is NOT going to seek the seat of outgoing RINO Senator Pat Toomey.
  73. 2021 Wednesday O: Political News II– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, proposes changes to Dem-backed voting bill newly renamed from the “For the People Act” to the “John Lewis Voting Rights Act” which means it’s still the same old shit, repackaged, and returned to the shelf.  NO one buy this stinking piece of crap bill.  Meanwhile, Rep. Greg Steube, R-FL 17th congressional district, working on behalf of the family of Ashli Babbitt says information on her shooting death at the U.S. Capitol Building during the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021, is difficult to come by.  He is seeking answer as to whom the Capitol Hill police officer who shot her dead is and the circumstances as to WHY he shot her, an unarmed woman, attempting to climb through a broken window.  Moving on, GOP House and Senate members return to Washington, D.C., to hold their weekly conference.  Republicans- how about this: how about demanding answers as to WTF the Capitol Hill protesters are still locked up, mostly in solitary confinement?  IF you don’t defend these people, one day, the government will come for you.[xxv]
  74. 2021 Wednesday P: NASA, Space, and UFO News– Noted UFO filmmaker Jeremy Corbell says that when the UFO report comes out later this month, it will reveal uncomfortable truths for the American people.  Mr. Corbell told Rob Schmitt on Newsmax that the New York Times has said that the report will leave out the possibility of the technology being seen is a secret U.S. military program much less a Chi-Com or Russian program.  That will leave us with but one simple truth: it’s from somewhere else, NOT of this Earth.  Look, if it were Chi-Com, Russian, Iranian, or North Korean, do you think they would not already be ruling the planet?  Of course it’s from somewhere else and that means there is little to nothing we can do about it except await its arrival.  Elsewhere, SpaceX supposedly ignored an FAA warning regarding the launch of its Starship SN8 launch in December 2020.  We are sure Elon Musk had good reasons to blow off the FAA.
  75. 2021 Wednesday Q: Big Tech News– Amazon.com has introduced its new surveillance system to grocery stores.
  76. 2021 Wednesday R: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– Tonight, we have the Super Lotto Draw #3569 with a $55 million jackpot on the line as well as the Powerball Draw #855 with a $40 million pot on the line.  Stay tuned for tonight’s results…okay, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 01, 06, 21, 38, 39, and Mega 10.  Out of 147,354 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $16,603 apiece.  The tickets were sold at (1) Shell in Visalia, CA 93277; (2) Sunrise Market and Gas, San Diego, CA, 92102; and (3) Ronnie’s Market and Deli, Stockton, CA 95204.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball: 19, 29, 34, 44, 50, and Powerball 25.  In California, out of 40,139 winning tickets, the highest winners were 21 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $555 apiece.
  77. 2021 Wednesday S: Sports News– NBA star, point guard, Chris Paul of the Phoenix Suns is in COVID-19 protocols at the moment.  Not sure as to when he will be able to return.
  78. 2021 Wednesday T: Observation of the Day– Friends, there is BUT ONE WAY to STOP the tidal wave of illegal aliens pouring across the southern border and that is, the GOP must make a tactical decision with which to aid the overall strategy in combatting Joe Biden’s crimes.  We must make the tactical effort to reach out to the illegal aliens who are here, to make it appear that we are going to bring them into OUR FOLD.  We must make the Democrats believe we are recruiting illegals to become future GOP voters like the Democrats recruit children for immoral purposes.  We must enlist, recruit, and dragoon illegal aliens into becoming solid GOP members as once the Democrats realize they are losing on this battlefront, the trains, planes, buses, automobiles, and even empty freighters will be running 24/7/365 to get illegal aliens out of the country.  Once they begin shipping them out, we can throw the ones who helped us aboard those outbound modes of travel in the same way once the Indian Wars were over, General George Crook threw the Indian scouts onto the trains carrying the beaten Native Americans to the reservations.  It is a matter of saving the country so let’s make some tactical decisions NOW so our strategy can become reality at a future date.
  79. 2022 Thursday: Stick around and discover the events of the day along with us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0863 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sundown Violet.”  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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Mike Love was the next Beach Boy to release a solo album, “Looking Back with Love” on October 08, 1981.  While Mike has sung some of the most well-known Beach Boys tunes, his songwriting talents were not always as good as the Wilson Brothers or Alan Jardine or Bruce Johnston, thus he gets panned by the critics.  Mike also was not as forward-looking as was say, Carl, in that he favored performing the ‘golden oldies’ while Carl and Dennis pushed the band to move forward into the future.  Still, fans of Mike Love ‘love’ the album which is why we have it here for your enjoyment.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  We think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We promoted the music of the Keef Hartley Band as well as of one of its integral members Miller Anderson on Monday, 02-October-2017 through Saturday, 21-October-2017.  We hope you will check their music out by visiting those posts.

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

[iii] We hope one day to present the music of this psychedelic Canadian rock band.

[iv] We hope to do the music of this legendary artist one day.  Lou Rawls was great.

[v] Not sure as to when we promote the music of Beverley Martyn.

[vi] We look forward to presenting the music of this legendary singer/songwriter/guitarist one day.  Everyone loves Johnny Rivers.

[vii] 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.

[viii] Not clear as to when we will promote the music of Simon and Garfunkel, as well as their solo catalogs, but most likely will do Bob Dylan and Gordon Lightfoot and maybe even Bonnie Raitt around the same time.  Stay tuned.

[ix] We are not sure as to when we will promote the music of the Pretenders but when we do, you will be the first to know so rejoice.

[x] We plan on promoting the music of all of these amazing entertainers at some point in the not-too distant future.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxiii] Speaking of the Chi-Coms, they are denying the radiation leak at their Taishan Nuclear Power Plant.  Typical Chi-Coms.

[xxiv] Interesting note: a new poll says that Joe Biden’s ‘approval ratings’ have dropped by 6 points since April. 

[xxv] Where the f**k is the American Civil Liberties Union?  Isn’t this what you guys formed the organization for?

122. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 02, 2022

1945 Wednesday: Once General Helmuth Wielding surrenders all German forces in the Nazi capital, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin, and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and in parts of Austria. Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery (May 12, 1941, to May 02, 1945) Martin Bormann dies while attempting to escape the Soviet destruction of the Nazi capital.

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122. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 02, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Owen Josephus Roberts and James F. Byrnes; U.S. Secretaries of State James Madison and James F. Byrnes; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Canfield Spencer; FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover; Martin Bormann- Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery; Foreigner featuring Lou Gramm, Jethro Tull featuring John Glascock, the Kinks featuring Bob Henrit, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Vet Stone, Steppenwolf featuring Goldy McJohn, Stone Temple Pilots featuring John Gutt, and Utopia featuring Doug Howard:

  1. 1497 Sunday: John Cabot departs Europe for North America.
  2. 1519 Friday: Artist Leonardo da Vinci died at Cloux, France, at age 67.
  3. 1536 Saturday: England’s King Henry VIII accuses Anne Boleyn of adultery; seventeen days later, the executioner lopped off her head.
  4. 1670 Friday: England’s King Charles II chartered the Hudson Bay Company on this date.
  5. 1703 Wednesday: Portugal signs a treaty with England to become a great covenant.
  6. 1776 Thursday: France and Spain agree to give arms to the American rebels.
  7. 1801 Saturday: The 5th U.S. Secretary of State James Madison took his post on this date.  In this capacity, he served from today until March 03, 1809, under President Thomas Jefferson.  From here, he would move up the ladder.
  8. 1833 Thursday: Czar Nicholas I of Russia bans public sale of serfs.
  9. 1844 Thursday: The 16th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury James Canfield Spencer left office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican and then a Whig, he served under President John Tyler from March 08, 1843, until today.
  10. 1863 Saturday: During the Civil War, a Confederate sentry accidentally shot and wounded Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson at Chancellorsville; he died eight days later.
  11. 1865 Tuesday: President Andrew Johnson offers $100,000 reward for the capture of fugitive Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
  12. 1875 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the future 74th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts is born.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover would nominate Roberts to fill Associate Justice Edward Sanford’s seat.  He would serve from 05-20-1930 to 07-31-1945.
  13. 1882 Tuesday: In Charleston, South Carolina, future 81st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James F. Byrnes is born.  A Democrat, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt would nominate Byrnes to fill Associate Justice James McReynold’s seat.  Byrnes would serve from 06-25-1941 to 10-03-1942.  He also served as the nation’s 49th U.S. Secretary of State doing so under President Harry S. Truman. In this capacity, he would serve from 07-03-1945 to 01-21-1947.
  14. 1885 Saturday: Publishers released the first edition of “Good Housekeeping” magazine.
  15. 1887 Monday: Hannibal W. Goodwin applied for a patent for his celluloid photographic film on this date, film from which projectionists show motion pictures.
  16. 1890 Friday: The federal government organized the Oklahoma Territory on this date.
  17. 1902 Friday: The first science fiction film, “A Trip to the Moon,” hits theaters on this date.
  18. 1908 Saturday: The original version of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” with music by Albert Von Tilzer and lyrics by Jack Norworth, undergoes first publication by Von Tilzer’s York Music Co.
  19. 1915 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues during the Second Battle of Ypres with attack, counterattack, and attack again, thrown off, reignited, and relaunched with a horrendous death toll on both sides.  Elsewhere, the Turks show the Allies a thing or two by rounding up French and British citizens interned in their country and sending them into No-Man’s Land to stymie British assaults.  Wow.
  20. 1916 Tuesday: President Woodrow Wilson signs the first act against illegal drugs, the Harrison Drug Act.  Elsewhere, Germany agrees with a British proposal to send POWs to Switzerland as neither side can really care for them.  Off they go…
  21. 1917 Wednesday: Ottoman Turk leader Talaat Pasha visits his ally, Kaiser Wilhelm II in Berlin to discuss conduct of the war.  He will eventually have to seek exile in post-World War I Germany as he will be a wanted criminal due to the Armenian Genocide.
  22. 1918 Thursday: Communists relocate the toppled Czar and his family to the Urals, so he and they are beyond the rescue of White forces.  Meanwhile, the Ottomans are launching all-out assaults against British positions in Palestine.
  23. 1926 Sunday: Due to rising turmoil in the Central American nation of Nicaragua, U.S. Marines intervene to protect American interests.  Meanwhile in India, women gained the right to seek elected office.  
  24. 1927 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court’s “Buck v. Bell” ruling on this date permits forced sterilization of “unfits” by state authorities where the law permits such surgeries for ‘eugenic reasons.’
  25. 1932 Monday: Jack Benny launched his first radio show on NBC Radio on this date.
  26. 1933 Tuesday: In Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler bans labor unions.
  27. 1934 Wednesday: Nazi Germany begins its infamous “People’s Courts.”
  28. 1936 Saturday: “Peter and the Wolf,” a symphonic tale for children by Sergei Prokofiev, had its world premiere in Moscow.  Meanwhile, Abyssinian Emperor Haile Selassie and his family flee the country ahead of attacking Italian troops.
  29. 1939 Tuesday: Lou Gehrig set a major league baseball record when he played in his 2,130th game.  His streak commenced on June 1, 1925.
  30. 1940 Thursday: The Allies continue evacuating Norway.  Meanwhile, the date to invade France and Belgium is set for May 01.   
  31. 1941 Friday: In Nazi Germany, Martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler’s deputy.  Meanwhile, the Federal Communications Commission agreed to let regular scheduling of TV broadcasts by commercial TV stations to begin on July 01, 1941.  This would be the start of network television.  Elsewhere, General Mills began shipping its new cereal “Cheerioats,” to six test markets.  They later renamed it “Cheerios.”   
  32. 1941 Friday A: Meanwhile, fighting in Iraq continues.  One thing the Iraqis did not count on nor have themselves are airplanes.  The Brits have a squadron of obsolescent World War I era airplanes and put them to effective use lighting up the pro-Axis Iraqis.  Britain continues landing troops in Basra on the Persian Gulf which causes the population to rise up and attack the invaders.
  33. 1942 Saturday: Japanese troops occupy Mandalay, Burma.  Elsewhere, fighting continues on Mindanao in the southern Philippines as the Japanese continue trying to dislodge the U.S. and Filipino defenders.   Meanwhile, the Battle of the Coral Sea is brewing as the Japanese navy continues building up its warships for the attack on Port Moresby.  The Americans, however, have cracked their naval codes, and are building forces of their own.
  34. 1943 Sunday: German bombers conduct operations to lay mines in the Thames Estuary and along the British coastline.  Shipping already is precarious off the eastern coast of England, and this will make it even more challenging.
  35. 1944 Tuesday: Future drummer with Argent[i] and the Kinks[ii], Bob Henrit, is born in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Fascist Spain- like other undeclared allies of the Axis- Turkey and Portugal among the most notable- have been pressured by the Allies to turn their backs on the Nazis and begin cutting supplies of tungsten ore which is important for ammunition and shells.  El Caudillo Francisco Franco will bow to the Allies’ request but will drag his feet for as long as he can.  Portugal and Turkey also supply the Axis with essential minerals but will begin tapering the amounts.
  36. 1945 Wednesday: Once General Helmuth Wielding surrenders all German forces in the Nazi capital, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin, and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and in parts of Austria.  Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery (05-12-1941 to 05-02-1945) Martin Bormann dies while attempting to escape the Soviet destruction of the Nazi capital.  Meanwhile, Goldy McJohn, famed keyboardist with the rock band, Steppenwolf[iii], was born on this date in Toronto, Canada.
  37. 1946 Thursday: At the Federal penitentiary on Alcatraz Island, the “Battle of Alcatraz” erupts as inmates launch a revolt that leads to the deaths of three inmates and two correctional guards before additional reinforcements quell the uprising two days later.
  38. 1950 Tuesday: Lou Gramm, future lead singer with the British-American rock band, Foreigner[iv], was born on this date in Rochester, N.Y.  Meanwhile, future vocalist with the San Francisco funk-soul band, Sly and the Family Stone[v], Vet Stone, was born in Vallejo, California, on this date.
  39. 1951 Wednesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, Jethro Tull[vi] 1975-1979—John Glascock—was born in Islington, England, on this date.
  40. 1952 Friday: The era of commercial jet passenger service began as a BOAC de Havilland Comet carrying 36 passengers took off on a multi-stop flight from London to Johannesburg, South Africa.  
  41. 1953 Saturday: In Jordan, the British install Hussein I as king; in Iraq, they install Feisal II.
  42. 1954 Sunday: Heavy rain is returning to Dien Bien Phu which hampers air drops.  However, the French command in Hanoi- even though they know the battle most likely is lost- manage to get in more than 100 additional troops to help defend the camp and to prolong the battle so that Operation Condor might have a chance to succeed.  Many of the reinforcements are coming straight from jump school and are being sent into a fight the French now know they cannot win.  No matter how many additional troops they can get into Dien Bien Phu, the communists are able to scrape up more- even if they are 14-year-old, 15-year-old, and 16-year-old kids.  Send in enough cannon fodder and they think they can win.  Evil.[vii]
  43. 1956 Wednesday: In Englewood, N.J., future bassist/vocalist with Todd Rundgren’s Utopia- Doug Howard- is born.
  44. 1957 Thursday: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, Republican-Wisconsin, died at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland.  Elsewhere, gangster Frank Costello escapes an assassination attempt launched by rival mobsters.
  45. 1963 Thursday: The Children’s Crusade began in Birmingham, Alabama, as more than 1,000 black schoolchildren skipped classes and marched downtown to protest racial segregation; hundreds undergo arrest.  Next day when the marchers took to the streets once more, the authorities unleashed police dogs, and fire hoses on the young protesters, injuring many, and arresting as many as possible.  
  46. 1969 Friday: British liner Queen Elizabeth leaves on her maiden voyage to New York City.
  47. 1970 Saturday: Jockey Diane Crump became the first woman to ride in a Kentucky Derby; she finished 15th aboard Fathom.
  48. 1972 Tuesday: Longtime FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover died in Washington at age 77.  Meanwhile, a fire at the Sunshine silver mine in Kellogg, Idaho, claimed the lives of 91 workers who succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning. 
  49. 1974 Thursday: Former Vice President Spiro T. Agnew suffers disbarment.
  50. 1976 Sunday: In Marine City, Michigan, future vocalist with Stone Temple Pilots from 2017 to the present- John Gutt- is born.
  51. 1982 Sunday: During the Falklands Islands War, the British submarine, HMS Conqueror sinks the Argentine battleship, General Belgrano resulting in at least 350 deaths.  Meanwhile, the Weather Channel made its debut.  Meanwhile, Greg Page (19-0) beats Jimmy Young (30-11-2) in a 12-round unanimous decision to retain the USBA heavyweight boxing title.
  52. 1983 Monday: A 6.7-magnitude earthquake injures 487 people in Coalinga, California.
  53. 1988 Monday: In Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds’ manager, Pete Rose, suffers suspension for 30 days for pushing an umpire.
  54. 1994 Monday: Nelson Mandela claimed victory in the wake of South Africa’s first democratic elections; President F.W. de Klerk acknowledged defeat.
  55. 2003 Friday: Unemployment in the U.S. hits 6-percent for the month of April what with the loss of 48,000 jobs.  
  56. 2004 Sunday: Along the Gaza-Israeli border, Palestinian thugs murder a pregnant Israeli woman and her four daughters before Israeli Defense Forces light ‘em up and leave them dead like the rats they are.  Following this Palestinian-caused barbarity, the Israeli government votes NOT to pull out of the Gaza Strip.  Go in there and get this animalistic scum.   Elsewhere, the Baltimore Sun reports that a government report says that ‘since 2001, secret or private searches in the U.S. are up by since 2001, secret or private searches in the U.S. are up by 85-percent.  Who can blame people with the way the Bush administration has turned the country into a police state?
  57. 2005 Monday: About 50 miles north of Kabul, Afghanistan, something goes awry at a munitions dump.  The place blows up killing dozens of people with no full accounting of how many took a one-way trip to meet with Allah or how many others were left devastated one way or another.  Wow.
  58. 2006 Tuesday: The two art thieves who stole Edvard Much’s “The Scream” and “Madonna” receive sentences of four and eight years in prison today.  Elsewhere, communist president of Bolivia Evo Morales orders the nationalization of the nation’s natural gas industry along with mining and forestry.  LONG LIVE THE PEOPLE (in poverty…)
  59. 2007 Wednesday: Following yesterdays beating of illegal alien lovers during a May Day rally in Los Angeles, California, by the LAPD, outraged Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa orders an immediate investigation as to why the cops beat the snot out of the illegals.  Well, the illegals DON’T belong here so if they weren’t here, they would not have gotten their asses beat.   Elsewhere, President George W. Bush meets with Democrats in Congress so he and the legislative branch can figure out how to fund this never-ending, wholly unnecessary war. 
  60. 2008 Friday: Mildred Loving, a black woman whose challenge to Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling striking down such laws across the United States, died in Milford, Va., at age 68.  Elsewhere, in Seoul, South Korea, thousands of people gather to protest the importation of U.S. beef which they claim is corrupted by Mad Cow Disease.
  61. 2009 Saturday: The United Nations ORDERS- like that means anything- the Israelis to stop evicting Palestinians from East Jerusalem.  Oh, boohoo, boot them out and build housing for your people.   Elsewhere, inside a so-called ‘civilian safe zone,’ Sri Lankan Army troops go on a rampage and kill 91 people and wound another 87.  Not sure as to WHY they did what they did but they did it well.
  62. 2010 Sunday: The European Union and International Monetary Fund present Greece with 120 billion Euro bailout packages, to help rid them of their sovereign debt.   Elsewhere, following the bombing of the Mogadishu mosque yesterday, the death toll rises to 45 and the focus falls on the al-Qaida trash.  Light them up.
  63. 2011 Monday: As the news continues to spread about whacking Osama bin Laden, tens of thousands of people gather at Ground Zero in New York City as well as in other places around the country to celebrate the death of this terrorist POS.  The world also learns that in accordance with Islamic law, U.S. military authorities buried him via a sea burial in the Indian Ocean so that a burial site on land would not become a terrorist shrine.  The Allies did the same thing with the Nazis executed at Nuremburg.  They were cremated and went into a river.
  64. 2012 Wednesday: 2012 U.S. presidential candidate Newt Gingrich suspends his campaign for the Republican nomination.   Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives in Beijing for high-level talks with her opposites as well as find ways to line her and her hubby Bill’s pockets with Chi-Com cash.  While on site, she meets with blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng. 
  65. 2013 Thursday: Conservationists determine poachers killed the last known rhinoceroses in Mozambique; these poachers worked with game rangers responsible for protecting them.  Meanwhile, a North Korean court sentences American Kenneth Bae to 15 years of hard labor for committing criminal acts against the regime.  Yeah, right.  The Obama administration begs for amnesty.
  66. 2014 Friday: According to Brainy History, Apple and Samsung achieved mixed victory in a patent suit settlement; Samsung will owe Apple about $120 million, and Apple will owe Samsung about $158,000; the court found both parties to have infringed on each other’s patents.  Elsewhere, fighting continues in eastern Ukraine as the Ukrainians claim they have killed numerous Russians and destroyed assets although two Ukrainian helicopters were reportedly shot down.   In the city of Odessa, Ukrainians are going after Russians with a vengeance.  Get those SOBS.
  67. 2015 Saturday: In a boxing match that shattered financial records for the sport, Floyd Mayweather Jr. beats Manny Pacquiao on points in 12 rounds in the world unification welterweight title bout.  What a fight.  Congratulations to Mr. Mayweather.   Elsewhere, as the Nigerian military continues fighting through the Sambisa Forest, the government announces that another 234 women and girls have been rescued from the clutches of the Islamist group, Boko Haram.
  68. 2016 Monday: The ‘religion of peace’ is on the move yet again, this time in Baghdad, Iraq, where three separate bombings claim the lives of at least 14 poor souls including a number of Shiite pilgrims while the Syrian Army takes up positions around its prison in the city of Hama where violent prisoners have overthrown the prison staff and are holding them as hostages.  What will President Bashar al-Assad do?  We think he’ll employ poison gas inside the prison killing all of them (and the guards).   
  69. 2016 Monday A: Elsewhere, the Catholic Church in the Philippines urges its followers to reject Roderigo Duterte who seems to be little more than a whack job.  Down in Venezuela, El Presidente Nicolas Maduro orders clocks in his nation to be moved forward by half-an-hour since the country is facing a major electricity shortage and that somehow moving the clocks up by 30 minutes will alleviate the suffering of the people.  YOU know what will alleviate their suffering?  Your fat neck dangling from a noose in the center of Caracas.  POS communist.
  70. 2017 Tuesday: Still angry from yesterday’s provocative overflight of the Korean Peninsula by two U.S. B-1B heavy bombers, Kim Jong Un warns the world that due to President Donald J. Trump’s belligerent stance against the peaceful Democratic Republic of North Korea, the military is going to accelerate its nuclear weapons programs and ‘could test a nuke at any time’ so there.  Elsewhere, the Los Angeles Times reports that Venezuelan thug dictator Nicolas Maduro is going to ‘draft a new constitution’ seeing as how violent mobs are protesting his regime in the streets.
  71. 2018 Wednesday: Disaster befalls romaine lettuce in Yuma, Arizona, as a massive e. coli outbreak sickens at least 121 people across 25 states killing one in the process.  Grocery stores around the country put out immediate recalls and stop-sales on all romaine lettuces, fresh and packaged, coming out of the region.   Elsewhere, as a show of good faith, ahead of the summit between President Donald J. Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, the North Koreans release the last three American detainees they have been keeping as a potential future trump card.
  72. 2019 Thursday: Iowa passes one of the strictest abortion bans saying ‘can’t happen’ after the detection of a fetal heartbeat.  Good for them.   Elsewhere, Senator Michael Bennet, D-CO, says he is in the running for the 2020 presidential nomination of his party.  No one cares.  Meanwhile, Facebook and Instagram ban several big names from its site for spreading violence and hate.  Among the folks bumped off the sites are Alex Jones, the Reverend Louis Farrakhan, David Duke, Milo Yiannopoulos, and several others.  We shall see.
  73. 2020 Saturday: After California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom orders ONLY the beaches of Orange County closed, the sheriff of the county says, ‘he will not enforce the order.’  Meanwhile, on the COVID-19- Wuhan Flu front- confirmed global cases are 3,424,254; confirmed deaths sit at 243,674; and confirmed recoveries are 1,092,715.  In the United States, the Kung Flu Virus Crisis- given us by the communist Chinese- is thus: confirmed cases sit at 1,157,782, confirmed deaths at 67,046, and confirmed recoveries are 150,934.  Meanwhile, the communist Chinese claim the following numbers (let’s see if they have changed): confirmed cases: 88,423; confirmed deaths: 4,633; and confirmed recoveries: 81,785!  Which is almost the same as one week ago, lying scumbags.  Around the United States, more states continue reopening and no upticks in the Coronavirus Crisis are seen so to all authoritarian governors out there, you better lighten up.  (It is interesting to note that Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is still whining about ‘Confederate and swastika flags being seen at protests but every piece of film we have looked at, those flags are nowhere to behold.  ANTIFA- do your job, go to Michigan, and protest this b***h).
  74. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 153,467,379 confirmed cases, +667,534, 3,215,537  confirmed deaths, +9,349, and 131,436,594 confirmed recoveries, +71,306.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,178,844 confirmed cases, UP 29,104 from yesterday’s reporting, 591,056 confirmed deaths, UP 306,[viii] and 25,777,864 confirmed recoveries, UP 45,866.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix] 
  75. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 276,388 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 281.6 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,812 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 185,586 deaths. 
  76. 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: 3,745,332 confirmed cases, 61,920 confirmed deaths, and 1,993,102 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,242,778 confirmed cases, 35,269 confirmed deaths, and 1,805,359 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,580 confirmed cases, 483 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 406,908 confirmed cases, 5,563 confirmed deaths, and 191,652 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Alaska, a once reliable DEEP RED state before the Democratic-Socialists corrupted it: they have 65,409 confirmed cases, 341 confirmed deaths, and 56,476 confirmed recoveries.[x]   Meanwhile, Governor Brian Kemp, R-GA, is lifting ALL remaining COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions.
  77. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,554 confirmed cases, 6,366 confirmed deaths, and 830,878 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Honduras, overloaded with way too many illegal aliens seeking asylum under Joe Biden: 213,167 cases of the virus, 5,318 confirmed deaths and 78,806 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  78. 2021 Sunday D:  Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,874.85, DOWN 185.51 points (-0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,962.98, DOWN 119.86 points (-0.85%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,181.17, DOWN 30.30 points (-0.72%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.49 per barrel, -0.09 (-0.14%).  The price of GOLD is $1,768.80 per troy oz., +1.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.92 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.24%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,203.90 per troy oz, -1.30 (-0.11%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, -0.01 (-0.27%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,934.50 per troy oz, -17.48 (-0.59%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,500.00 per troy oz., +150.00 (+0.51%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.21.     In Mozambican Metical, one greenback equals 57.02 and in Myanmar Kyat, a buck equals 1,550.00 and in Nicaraguan Córdoba, one dollar equals 34.85 of theirs.[xv]  
  79. 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 $4.040 per gallon, $2.780 in Florida, $3.790 in Hawaii, and $3.471 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- New Hampshire: $2.766.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the seventh lowest gasoline price in the world- Nigeria: $1.591 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,240,289,802,772 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.  In other business news, Berkshire-Hathaway bigwig Warren Buffet is celebrating 1st quarter earnings in 2021 of $11.7 billion.  He also is warning investors NOT to gamble on stocks.   Meanwhile, in other economic news that will trash the U.S. economy, Joe Biden is QUIETLY preparing a massive increase in Food Stamps, even higher than the one his former (well, could still be the current) boss, Barack Hussein Obama had and without going via the U.S. Congress.  Yet another unilateral move that will see millions of dollars going to illegal aliens.
  80. 2021 Sunday F: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kansas City, Missouri- 71-year-old Joseph Naumann told Newsmax TV that ‘it’s wrong for Joe Biden to use his Catholic ‘faith’ because it misguides Catholic listeners.’  Look, WE believe (and I’m a Jew- Mo) that the Roman Catholic Church should excommunicate Joe Biden and other scurrilous, reprobate Catholics such as House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the decrepit nonagenarian because she like he are big PROPONENTS of the Pro-Death Movement and NOT because they believe women have a right to control their own bodies but because they make money off it via campaign contributions.
  81. 2021 Sunday G: Political News I– Like Senator Mitt Romney, RINO-UT, Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, is having a challenging time within her party for being the neo-lib that she is by going against President Donald J. Trump.  She is expected to be removed from GOP leadership by June at the latest.   Next former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, says that ‘Lockheed-Martin possesses UFO wreckage. This is getting better all the time.   We are looking forward to the upcoming UFO report next month- if the feds actually release it.  Elsewhere, the runoff for the U.S. House seat in Texas 6th congressional district is between two Republicans: Susan Wright (19.2%), backed by President Donald J. Trump and Jake Ellzey (13.8%), which has the Democrats sobbing gobs of tears as they genuinely thought they were going to propel third-place runner-up Jana Lynne Sanchez (13.4%) into the House to help a beleaguered “Mumbles” Pelosi.  
  82. 2021 Sunday H: Political News II– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, continues sharing his views on Afghanistan and says we must withdraw from the country NOW.  We concur wholeheartedly and think we should have been out of there before President George W. Bush left office (and should never have gone into Iraq).  Since going to that forlorn country, Senator Paul says we have blown $825 billion to 1 trillion building roads and schools, protecting women, and doing other non-war-fighting jobs at great cost to our country in resources and human lives.  (Note- I said yesterday that the Democrats and Neocons are seeking a “Gulf of Tonkin Incident” so they can keep forces in that s—hole country in perpetuity and to continue reaping the wealth from the Military-Industrial-Political Complex- Mo).
  83. 2021 Sunday I: Political News III– The family of the late Ashli Babbitt is suing the Capitol Hill Police Department for her murder on January 06, 2021.  We still don’t know who fired the fatal shot (but we are learning more about the officer by the day.  We believe her killing was preordained that the House speaker- in control of the Capitol Hill Police Department- wanted to make sure someone lost their life in this FALSE FLAG OPERATION)- Mo).   Elsewhere, the U.S. State Department has announced that there is “NO TRUTH” regarding a prisoner swap with the Iranians.   Meanwhile, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, says he remains hopeful on police reform occurring in the U.S. Senate.  Finally, Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, says of Joe Biden’s $2.1 trillion infrastructure bill that it’s ‘like someone with a new credit card.’   Finally, famed economic adviser Larry Kudlow says Joe Biden’s BIG GOVERNMENT PUSH is destabilizing and bad for the United States.’
  84. 2021 Sunday J: Foreign News / Overseas News– Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is warning of a “U.S.-communist China Armageddon.”  Amen, Mr. Secretary, amen.   Next, Kim Jong Un warns the U.S. of GRAVE CONSEQUENCES over Joe Biden’s mumbling, stumbling speech the other day on the 99th day of his regime before a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress.   Elsewhere, British Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson is being forced to answer for his personal spending.  Oooh, BoJo could be going down.  Meanwhile, riotous soccer fans stormed Manchester United’s field over the U.S.-based owners proposing the ‘Super Soccer League’ that would feature only elite teams and would be a power grab by wealthy billionaires.   Finally, a Cuban dissident’s hunger strike is challenging the communist regime. 
  85. 2021 Sunday K: Miscellaneous News I– Yesterday, the Empire State Building celebrated its 90th birthday.  Next, SpaceX’s Dragon Capsule returned four astronauts back from the International Space Station in the first nighttime landing in the Gulf of Mexico since the Apollo missions.  Elsewhere, “Kooky Kamala” Harris has another job (not that she shows up for any of them): she is now going to be the head of the National Space Council.
  86. 2022 Monday: Stick around…

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[i] 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.

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

[iii] We promoted the music of Steppenwolf, beginning on Friday, 25-May-2012 through Sunday, 17-June-2012.  You definitely need to check the music of this iconic band out ASAP.

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

[v] We hope to present the music of Sly & the Family Stone within the next decade or so.  Please stay tuned for further information

[vi] 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

113. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2022

2021 Friday F: JOE BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE NEWS I- Senators John Cornyn, R-TX, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, along with members of the House, presented the bicameral Bipartisan Border Solutions Act with which to tackle the ongoing BORDER CRISIS CAUSED BY THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S INEPTITUDE would create- if passed- four regional border processing facilities so the Biden Regime would not be dumping illegal aliens into every neighborhood in every state as the regime is doing now.

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113. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2022:

President (and Secretary of State) James Buchannan; Vice President Charles D. Dawes; U.S. Attorney-General Loretta Lynch; Boston featuring Tommy DeCarlo, Def Leppard featuring Steve Clark, the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Chris Ethridge, Jethro Tull featuring Glenn Cornick, Journey featuring Narada Michael Walden, King Crimson featuring David Cross, and the Traveling Wilburys featuring Roy Orbison:

  1. 1154 Friday: Damascus surrenders to Sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo.  As soon as the victors marched through the gates, heads began rolling. 
  2. 1500 Monday: Pedro Cabral lands and annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz).
  3. 1501 Tuesday: Pedro Cabral and six remaining ships return to Lisbon, Portugal, from the New World.
  4. 1616 Saturday:   English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare, 52, died on what has been traditionally regarded as the anniversary of his birth in 1564.
  5. 1635 Monday: Organizers created the first public school in the United States, Boston Latin School in Boston, Massachusetts.
  6. 1789 Thursday: President-elect George Washington moves into the United States’ first executive mansion, the Franklin House, in New York.  Elsewhere, the first Roman Catholic magazine published in the United States—Courier De Boston—commenced publication on today’s date.
  7. 1791 Saturday: James Buchannan—15th president of the United States (March 04, 1857, March 04, 1861) and a Democrat—was born in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, on this date.  He also was the nation’s 17th secretary of state and served under Presidents James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor from March 10, 1845, to March 07, 1849.
  8. 1860 Monday: In Charleston, South Carolina, the Democrat Convention finds itself divided over the contentious issue of slavery and the state’s place in the Union.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: During the American Civil War, the Battle of San Antonio, Texas, takes place.  Meanwhile, in Arkansas, Confederate troops seize Ft. Smith from the Federals.
  10. 1872 Tuesday: Charlotte Ray became the first black female lawyer in the United States.
  11. 1891 Thursday: Moscow, Russia, expels its Jewish population.
  12. 1896 Thursday: The Vitascope system of movie projection had its first demonstration at Koster and Bial’s Music Hall in New York City.
  13. 1900 Monday: The word ‘hillbilly’ first appeared in a print article in the New York Journal.  The author wrote it as “Hill-Billie.”
  14. 1908 Thursday: President Theodore Roosevelt signed an act that created the United States Army Reserve.
  15. 1914 Thursday: Chicago’s Wrigley Field, then known as Weeghman Park, hosted its first baseball game.
  16. 1915 Friday: The Second Battle of Ypres continues as the Germans attack on both sides of St. Julien.  Once again, the Canadians are able to halt the attacks, but the Germans are still able to capture some smaller villages as they continue bringing up reinforcements to keep the battle ongoing.   Meanwhile, a British flotilla puts a blockade on German-controlled Cameroons.
  17. 1916 Sunday: The Battle for Verdun continues as French troops manage to stem the tide of German advances around the outlying forts surrounding the city.   At Mort Homme, German troops are thrown back in disarray. 
  18. 1917 Monday: In Mesopotamia, British forces manage to capture the town of Samara, 60 or so miles north of Baghdad.  In so doing they manage to capture nearly 1,000 Ottoman Turkish troops.
  19. 1918 Tuesday: British forces in France identify that the Germans have more than 100 divisions facing Allied troops across No-Man’s Land.  A heavy offensive is coming, one that could determine the outcome of the Great War.  Meanwhile, as the Russian civil war rages on between Czarist and communist forces, the impotent communist government in Moscow warns that Bessarabia had better not join with Rumania or consequences would occur.  Big flipping deal.
  20. 1924 Wednesday: The Senate passed the Soldiers Bonus Bill.
  21. 1936 Thursday: Roy Orbison[i]—great American rocker who would also play in the Traveling Wilburys[ii] with George Harrison[iii], Tom Petty[iv], Bob Dylan[v], and Jeff Lynne[vi]—was born in Vernon, Texas, on this date.
  22. 1938 Saturday: Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia demand self-government.
  23. 1940 Tuesday: About 200 people died in the Rhythm Night Club Fire in Natchez, Mississippi.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Norway continues as the Brits land fresh troops in the northern part of the country seeking to relieve their beleaguered forces attempting to stop the Nazi advance. Many of these troops will end up being sacrificed for nothing.
  24. 1941 Wednesday: As Greece collapses to the Axis invaders, a RAF bomber takes Greek King George II and his family to Egypt.  Elsewhere, German Kriegsmarine raider “Thor” returns to her home port in Brest, France, after more than 311 days at sea wreaking havoc on Allied shipping around the world.
  25. 1942 Thursday: South Africa breaks off diplomatic relations with Vichy France.  In the China-Burma-India Theater, aka the CBI, British troops continue being pushed back in Burma as the Chinese struggle to extricate their forces from Imperial Japanese traps, one after another.  They continue falling back toward Yunnan Province and hoped-for safety.  Elsewhere, in Quincy, Massachusetts, future 69.1st Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Frank N. Newman is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Bill Clinton from April 03, 1994, to March 05, 1995.
  26. 1943 Friday: U.S. Navy Lt. John F. Kennedy assumed command of PT-109, a motor torpedo boat in the Solomon Islands during World War II.  On August 02, 1943, PT-109 was rammed and sunk by a Japanese destroyer, the Amagiri, killing two crewmembers; Kennedy and 10 others managed to survive.  Meanwhile, Australian troops continue the fight against the Japanese in New Guinea.  
  27. 1944 Sunday: American forces on New Guinea are able to capture Hollandia without a fight.  Japanese troops are in dire straits due to no supplies being able to reach them nor reinforcements.
  28. 1945 Monday: The Red Army continues their inexorable drive towards Berlin.  Luftwaffe chief and successor to Adolf Hitler (or so he hopes) sends a message to his Fuhrer down in his bunker in Berlin: ‘IF you are unable to continue as head of the German Reich, I will gladly take over for you…just say the word’ or words to that effect.  The Fuhrer goes off the rails and orders the SS and Gestapo to hunt this worthless POS down and to bring him to Berlin so he can face Nazi justice.
  29. 1947 Wednesday: Glenn Cornick—future bassist with Jethro Tull, Paris, and Wild Turkey—is born in in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England on this date[vii].
  30. 1948 Friday:  David Cross—future violinist with King Crimson[viii] 1973-74—was born in Plymouth, England on this date.  Elsewhere, Jonny Longden became the first race jockey to ride 3,000 career winners.
  31. 1949 Saturday: The Chinese Red army conquerors the city of Nanjing on this date, which would lead to the Nationalist government abandoning the Chinese mainland and fleeing to Formosa.  Still, the defenders of the city fought block by block, house by house, trying to kill as many communists as they could before being murdered themselves or force-marched to Maoist gulags.  Remember: dead is better than red.  Any flipping day.
  32. 1950 Sunday: Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island.  Meanwhile, the Minneapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals, 4-2, to win the first National Basketball Association title and their first of many to come.
  33. 1951 Monday: The 30th vice president of the United States (served March 04, 1925, March 04, 1929, Republican), Charles D. Dawes, died on this date in Evanston, Illinois, at the age of 85.
  34. 1952 Wednesday: In Kalamazoo, Michigan, future drummer with Journey 2020-present, Narada Michael Walden is born on this date. 
  35. 1954 Friday: Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Braves hit the first of his record 755 major-league home runs in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals; however, the Cardinals won the game, 7-5.
  36. 1954 Friday A: The first part of the battle for Huguette 6 goes as planned with a sortie by a squadron of B-26 bombers followed by dive bombers lit up the communists clinging to the outlying position.  According to witnesses, the Viet Minh holding the position were obliterated.  However, French troops moving up to assault the position from two angles found themselves under heavy fire from communist positions holding the approaches to their target and were unable to reach it in time.  By the time they did, communists had moved to retake the position and heavy fighting ensued, much of it by hand-to-hand.  French forces would be forced to pull back under heavy fire.
  37. 1956 Monday:  The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ends racial discrimination on public transportation, primarily public buses.
  38. 1960 Saturday: Future rock guitarist with the British band, Def Leppard[ix]—Steve Clark—was born in in Hillsborough, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Great Britain, on this date.
  39. 1962 Monday: At the glorious Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California, heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay puts his pro record to 13-0 with a TKO of opponent, George Logan, at the 1:34-minute mark of Round 4 in a scheduled 10-round bout.
  40. 1964 Thursday: Ken Johnson of the Houston Astros threw the first no-hitter for a loss.  He lost 1-0 to the Cincinnati Reds due to two errors.
  41. 1965 Friday: Future rock vocalist with the band, Boston[x]—Tommy DeCarlo who would replace Brad Delp in 2008—is born on this date in Rome, N.Y.
  42. 1968 Tuesday: Students protesting the Vietnam War at New York’s Columbia University take over the administration buildings and shut down the university.  Elsewhere, the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged to form the United Methodist Church on this date.  
  43. 1969 Wednesday: Sirhan B. Sirhan was sentenced to death for assassinating New York Senator Robert F. Kennedy; however, the sentence was later reduced to life imprisonment.  
  44. 1971 Friday: The Soviet Union launched Soyuz 10 on this date.  Meanwhile, hundreds of Vietnam War veterans opposed to the conflict protested by tossing their medals and ribbons over a wire fence in front of the U.S. Capitol.
  45. 1972 Sunday: The astronauts of Apollo 16 explore the lunar surface.
  46. 1982 Friday: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that consumer prices had declined the previous month, the first decline in almost 17 years.
  47. 1985 Tuesday: Coca-Cola announces it is going to change its secret flavor formula, which it used for 99 years, a move that would prove to be a disaster of epic proportions.
  48. 1987 Thursday: A federal ban on smoking during domestic airline flights of two hours or less goes into effect.  Elsewhere, 28 construction workers lost their lives when an apartment complex being built in Bridgeport, Connecticut, suddenly collapsed.  
  49. 1988 Saturday: In Martinez, California, some dimwit left a drain valve open at the Shell Marsh.  This blunder resulted in more than 10,000 barrels of oil pouring through into the marsh adjoining Peyton Slough.
  50. 1989 Sunday: In Beijing, China, students announce a boycott of all classes.  Meanwhile, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays final game as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.
  51. 1992 Thursday: Marion Berry, the former mayor of Washington, D.C., sent to prison for corruption walks out a free man after serving his time.  Elsewhere, in Ledyard, Connecticut, heavyweight boxer Tommy “The Duke” Morrison scores a 3rd round TKO of opponent, Kimmuel Odum, at the 1:50-minute mark of a scheduled 10-round bout.  This put ‘the Duke’s’ record to 31-1.
  52. 1993 Friday: Labor leader and all-around troublemaker, Cesar Chavez died in San Luis, Arizona, at age 66.  Elsewhere, in Memphis, Tennessee, at the Pyramid, heavyweight boxer Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores a TKO over his opponent, Italian Francesco Damiani, at the 1:09-minute mark of Round 8 in a schedule 10-round boxing match.  McCall’s record went to 22-5 while the record of Damiani would go 30-2.  It would also be the Italian pugilist’s final match.
  53. 1995 Sunday: In remembrance of the destruction of the Alfred P. Murray building in Oklahoma City, blown-up by Timothy McVeigh, President Bill Clinton calls for a day of mourning for those killed and wounded.
  54. 1997 Wednesday: An infertility doctor in California announced that a 63-year-old woman had given birth in late 1996.  The child from a donor egg made the woman the oldest known female to give birth to a child.
  55. 1998 Thursday: James Earl Ray, who had confessed to assassinating the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and then insisted that he, had been framed, died at a Nashville, Tennessee, hospital at age 70.
  56. 2003 Wednesday: President George W. Bush signed legislation that authorized the design change of the nickel for release in 2004.  It was the first change to the coin in 65 years and commemorated the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase.   Elsewhere, the U.S. military leadership in Iraq announces that FIVE U.S. soldiers are under investigation for the theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars discovered in caches around the war-torn country.
  57. 2004 Friday: Crazed Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr declares he will employ suicide bombers against U.S. troops should they make a move on his militias in the city of Najaf.  American and Coalition invaders are overrunning parts of the country in their quest for ‘weapons of mass destruction’ and then stamping out jihadis that the Shiites are preparing to begin lashing back at the so-called “Crusaders.”
  58. 2005 Saturday: At a checkpoint between Israel and the Gaza Strip, Israeli Defense Forces capture a 17-year-old Palestinian boy trying to smuggle four pipe bombs into Israel.
  59. 2006 Sunday: Al Jazeera reports that an audio tape of Osama bin Laden pops up in Darfur in which, the terrorist mastermind calls for jihad against the Crusaders.
  60. 2007 Monday: Boris Yeltsin, the first democratically elected Russian president, died in Moscow at age 76.   Elsewhere, as the U.S. military continues constructing a wall around a predominantly Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq, thousands of Iraqis are in the streets demanding it STOP.  Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki orders the U.S. to halt further construction. 
  61. 2008 Wednesday: After U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said yesterday that during Jimmy Carter’s time as president, he was advised ‘NOT to have direct talks with the Islamic terrorist group Hamas,’ the failed president appears before news reporters and claims, “NOT true.”  This idiot would have talked with anyone, even those who hate both the United States and Israel.
  62. 2009 Thursday: The International Monetary Fund says it believes economic recovery will commence sometime in the next year.   Elsewhere, the Iraqi government believes that since President George W. Bush invaded their country in 2003, at least 110,000 of their citizens have been slain in the unnecessary war.  How sad.   Add to that the fact today, two suicide attacks, one in Baghdad and the other near Baquba, claim the lives of 87 people who weren’t yet ready to commune with Allah but went anyway.  
  63. 2010 Friday: As the U.S. and the United Nations place demands atop the Jewish state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brushes off demands that it refrain from building new housing in its capital city of Jerusalem.  Meanwhile, the U.N. also is bitching that the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip is preventing the global body from ‘educating the poor little Palestinian tykes.’  Wah, wah, wah.
  64. 2011 Saturday: Chi-Com police stage a raid on a Tibetan monastery in Sichuan killing at least two people and wounding several others.  Ah, religious freedom in a communist hellhole.  Elsewhere, in Syria, while people are staging funerals for loved ones killed in rioting, Syrian government security forces kill another dozen or so mourners.  There will be more funerals for them.
  65. 2012 Monday: The trial of former senator and vice-presidential candidate John Edwards for misuse of campaign funds gets underway in North Carolina.  Elsewhere, famed bassist Chris Ethridge who played with the Flying Burrito Brothers[xi] (1968-69 / 1974-76 / 1990-93)—among other bands—lost his battle with pancreatic carcinoma on this date.  He died in his hometown of Meridian, Mississippi, at the age of 65.  Next, the Iranians are angry because a malware attack has hammered the National Iranian Oil Company.  Sucks to be you.  Finally, the White House is launching an investigation into its advance staff in the wake of the U.S. Secret Service scandal.
  66. 2013 Tuesday: In France, an amended bill legalizing same-sex (homosexual) marriage is passed, opening the door for Francois Holland to promulgate it.  Meanwhile, after the Chi-Coms float a flotilla of warships near Japan’s Senkaku Islands, Tokyo orders the Chi-Com ambassador to account for the actions of his countrymen.
  67. 2014 Wednesday: Facebook announces first-quarter profits of $642 million, an increase of nearly a factor of 3 over first-quarter profits in 2013, resulting in earnings of 25 cents per share versus the 17 cents per share expected by Wall Street.  Elsewhere, Ukrainian security officials discover that a Russian Orthodox Church in the eastern part of the country is a staging ground for Russian thugs attempting to terrorize that portion of the country.  That sounds like ‘Putin’ to us.  Obama, you must help these people against the Russian bear.  Plain.  Simple.  NOW.
  68. 2015 Thursday: On this date, Loretta Lynch wins confirmation in the U.S. Senate to succeed Eric Holder as the nation’s first attorney general.  She is the first African American female to hold this post.  Elsewhere, in one of the more tragic events in U.S. history, former General and former CIA Director David Petraeus pleads guilty in a federal court of sharing classified information with his biographer and lover.  The reason Petraeus found himself in this mess is because he REFUSED to back the Obama administration’s narrative on Benghazi.  The Bamster had knowledge of the victor of both Iraq and Afghanistan’s misdeeds and saved them, saved them for when he required them and when CIA Director Petraeus did not fall in line with the bogus narrative, word of the wrongdoing suddenly hit the news cycle. 
  69. 2016 Saturday: In what seems to be an annual thing, North Korea tells the United States that “IF you suspend military exercises with South Korea, maybe we’ll talk about nuclear disarmament.”  Elsewhere, German citizens in the city of Hanover are in the streets, protesting against President Barack Obama’s and the European Union’s proposed agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Partnership deal, a deal akin to the Transpacific Partnership, which would tie the U.S. in with the Europeans.  However, the Germans aren’t having any of it and claim that if this ‘Obama deal’ becomes reality, jobs will be lost, wages will fall, environmental protections damaged, they are having none of it.
  70. 2017 Sunday: The North Korean news agency announces they scooped up an American citizen, Kim Sang-Duk, aka Tony Kim, as he sought to leave the country.  The bonehead was teaching classes at Pyongyang University, and we guess the North Koreans decided they wanted him to continue teaching longer than the man planned.  Yikes.   
  71. 2018 Monday: In North Korea, a major mishap occurs as a bus carrying a group of visiting Chi-Com tourists plunges off a highway in North Hwanghae, killing at least 32 of the visiting guests and four North Koreans.  Several others are injured and trucked off to an infirmary for treatment.  What the hell are the Chi-Coms doing visiting North Korea when they could have gone to Tibet or Xinjiang Province where they could tour the Muslim concentration camps? 
  72. 2019 Tuesday: In Myanmar, at least 52 jade miners die in a mudslide.  Meanwhile, in Malawi, the World Health Organization begins inoculating young people with the world’s first malaria vaccine.  The vaccine provides only partial protection against the killer tropical disease, but any protection is better than NO protection.  Elsewhere, ISIS figuratively thumps its chest and takes credit for the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka this past weekend.  Time to irradiate these murderous thugs.  
  73. 2020 Thursday:  The COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis, communist China’s ‘gift to the world’ continues taking lives, destroying economies, and being an over all pain in the ass for the entire planet.  Total confirmed cases for the globe sit at 2,699,338, confirmed deaths at 188,437, but confirmed recoveries sit at 737,735.  In the United States, there are 886,529 confirmed cases what with 50,162 confirmed deaths but 81,792 confirmed recoveries.  China continues claiming the same numbers what with 88,423 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  What a bunch of lying scum.  After the United States, the next nation with the most cases is Spain, then Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Turkey, and then communist China.  Meanwhile, the worst news for the United States is that another 4.4 million Americans are unemployed bringing the total number of unemployed Americans to 26 million.  This shocking statistic shows that every single job gained since 2008 is NOW GONE.  Time to exact a heavy price from the PRC by returning to a Two-China Policy recognizing Taiwan- aka Free or Nationalist China- as an equal nation if not the rightful owner of the mainland. 
  74. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 144,804,485 confirmed cases, +799,197, 3,073,868  confirmed deaths, +11,781, and 83,220,681 confirmed recoveries, +650,193.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,717,457 confirmed cases, UP 48,336 from yesterday’s reporting, 584,839 confirmed deaths, UP 10,421, (figures include today’s and yesterday’s)[xii] and 119,056,391 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] 
  75. 2021 Friday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 260,967 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  76. 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: 3,727,713 confirmed cases, 61,261 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,196,502 confirmed cases, 34,759 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,977 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 392,013 confirmed cases, 5,466 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Idaho, one of the few sane places left in the country: they have 186,081 confirmed cases, 2,029 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[xiv]   
  77. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,892 confirmed cases, 6,346 confirmed deaths, and 829,424 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Ethiopia, one of the oldest Christian nations on the globe: 247,989 cases of the virus, 3,496 confirmed deaths and 185,107 confirmed recoveries.[xv]    
  78. 2021 Friday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,043.49, UP 227.59 points (+0.67%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,016.81, UP 198.40 points (+1.44%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,180.17, UP 45.19 points (+1.09%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $62.04 per barrel, -0.10 (-0.16%).  The price of GOLD is $1,776.70 per troy oz., -1.10 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $26.05 per troy ounce, -0.02 (-0.10%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,232.00 per troy oz, -1.10 (-0.09%) while the price of COPPER is $4.33 per pound, 0.00 (-0.08%).[xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,855.15 per troy oz, +18.52 (+0.65%).[xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,000.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.68%).[xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000020.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.82.     In Japanese Yen, one greenback equals 107.91 and in Jordanian Dinar, a buck equals 0.71.[xix]  
  79. 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 $3.981 per gallon, $2.802 in Florida, $3.760 in Hawaii, and $3.401 in Washington state.[xx]    Let’s look at one other location- Maine: $2.822.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,205,305,997,186 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  80. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden Border Catastrophe News I–  Senators John Cornyn, R-TX, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, along with members of the House, presented the bicameral Bipartisan Border Solutions Act with which to tackle the ongoing BORDER CRISIS CAUSED BY THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S INEPTITUDE would create- if passed- four regional border processing facilities so the Biden Regime would not be dumping illegal aliens into every neighborhood in every state as the regime is doing now.   Elsewhere, Congressman Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, said that the illegal alien brats are in OBAMA-BIDEN CAGES and NOT Trump cages.  
  81. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden News I– Drooling Joe Biden found himself for being mocked as at his recent ‘climate summit’ with world leaders via ZOOM, he was the ONLY leader wearing a mask.  Ye gods, Joe, what the hell is wrong with you?  Dimwit.   Anyhow, when Joe concluded his summit, he said with gasping vigor, “We’re gonna do this.”  Big flipping deal, Joe.  Do it to yourself, NOT to us.  Next, totally whacked White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki crowed that ‘Joe Biden will be the first president to create 1,000,000 jobs in his first 100 days.’  Oh, please, stop it, we are laughing as hard as we can already.  Enough, dimwit!  Moving on, Joe Biden told Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that he is going to call ‘the Armenian massacre a GENOCIDE.’  As it was, the ARMENIAN GENOCIDE the Ottoman Turks carried out against the Christian Armenian minority in their country during World War I.  (Note- it would appear that via this action, Joe is pushing yet another dictatorial nation into the Chi-Com-Russian-Iranian-North Korean-Cuban-Venezuelan camp for good.  Good going there, Joe).
  82. 2021 Friday H: Energy News / Infrastructure News– Much to the horror of liberals, 73-percent of Americans recently polled believe that fossil fuels and natural gas will be with us for decades to come.  Yes, people are interested in renewable energy but until it becomes cost effective and dependable, no one wants this crap.[xxii]  Meanwhile, a new report says that a new proposed gasoline tax is meeting with resistance on BOTH sides of the political aisle.   After the GOP put forth a sensible and less costly infrastructure bill and the left slapped it down, Senator Johnson said it’s all ‘partisanship and not concern for the American people.’  Speaking of infrastructure, Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., says that ‘Joe Biden should concentrate on CONVENTIONAL infrastructure’ and not this WOKE bulls**t.
  83. 2021 Friday I: 2020 Election News / Election Integrity– Early today, Democrats began suing the state of Arizona for permitting the election integrity audit to begin and continue.  Later in the day, a judge called a temporary halt to the procedures for some inexplicable reason, but then permitted it to proceed late in the day.  Next, President Donald J. Trump says that his team is advancing election integrity efforts across the country.  Elsewhere, New Hampshire passed SB 43 with which to carry out a forensic audit of the voting machines.  Citing the Windham Incident, in this one location, 1,143 ballots for Republicans were magically flipped over to Democrats.  These investigations are necessary.    
  84. 2021 Friday J: Foreign News / Overseas News–  Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, RINO, is slamming the inclusion of Iran- perhaps one of the greatest persecutors of women and girls- onto the U.N. Status of Women Commission.  What a load of feculent crap to put a scumbag nation such as Iran on a global body such as the one mentioned above.   Meanwhile, following Tony Perkins- of Family Research Council fame- calling for a boycott on the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the Chi-Coms now are trying to cancel him.  Permanently.    Elsewhere, Russian dissident Alexei Navalny is going to end his hunger strike.  Finally, Japan is declaring a state of emergency around Tokyo and three other areas due to surging numbers of COVID-19 cases.
  85. 2021 Friday K: Mass Shooting News / Law Enforcement News–  We learned that late last night in San  Diego, California, a mass shooting left one person dead and at least four injured.  We learned today that NBC once again rejiggered audio from the recent police shooting of Ma’ Khia Bryant who was in the act of stabbing another girl with an eight-inch blade.  As they did with George Zimmerman’s 911 call regarding Trayvon Martin, they edited and fabricated the police call so as to suit their narrative.  Folks, these lying scumbag networks should be fined and/or stripped of their broadcast licenses.   Meanwhile, Nicolas Cruz, the POS who shot up Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida back on February 14, 2018, in what we have dubbed the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre 2018- could go on trial for his life as early as this September.  (Note- we thought he had already copped to a deal).   Elsewhere, an alternate juror in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin says ‘yes, indeed, the mob intimidate us into finding the way we did.’  This verdict is going to get tossed.  Count on it.
  86. 2021 Friday L: Social Media And Stupid People News– After that big POS Los Angeles Lakers dimwit LeBron “Fecal Matter” James put up his most recent tweet about the cop who shot violent teen Ma’ Kia Bryant in Columbus, Ohio, a few days ago, President Donald J. Trump says the turd should ‘focus on his NBA career rather than presiding over the destruction of the National Basketball League.’  LeBron James clearly learned nothing in school and worse, he is down on his knees in front of Xi Jinping doing the nasty for him every day.  C***sucker.  Speaking of LeBron and social media, millions are asking WHY Twitter banned President Donald J. Trump for ‘inciting violence’ while all the while permitting King James to make threats of his own via the platform?  Why?
  87. 2021 Friday M: COVID-19 News / Updates– Today, 33 colleges said that in order to return to classes in the next semester, ALL students will have to show proof they have been vaccinated for the Xi Jinping Bat Virus.  In other Chi-Vi news, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton – with the help of Border Guru Stephen Miller- is suing the Biden administration over its hypocrisy of allowing in hundreds of thousands of illegals without testing them for the ‘VID while demanding states continue the bogus lockdowns the federal government imposes on them (if it can get away with doing it).  Moving on, the U.S. will now permit the use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccinations to proceed.  However, this comes on the heels of the CDC investigation yet another woman’s death- someone in her fifties- following vaccination for the Chi-Vi.
  88. 2021 Friday N: U.S. Government News– Ahead of their planned pull out, U.S. military is packing up its military hardware in Afghanistan while leaving non-military supplies such as office equipment and appliances behind for the Taliban to put to effective use.   In other truly embarrassing news, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, a true milquetoast if one ever existed, is going to permit U.S. diplomatic missions abroad to fly the LGBTQIA+ flag at the same level with the U.S. flag around the world.  Gee whiz, paint another target on our backs, will you?  Meanwhile, the Biden White House is nominating a ‘conservationist’- Tracy Stone-Manning- to lead the Public Lands Bureau.  Another left-wing loser to be sure.  Finally, SpaceX Dragon capsule blasted off today carrying FOUR American astronauts to the International Space Station.
  89. 2021 Friday O: January 06, 2021, Storming The Capitol / Capitol Hill Riots / False Flag Operations News– It appears that Capitol Hill law enforcement has grown fatigued by lying Democrats’ narratives on what happened on that fateful day when Antifa and Black Lives Matter infiltrated the ranks of Trump supporters and then set in motion the largest FALSE FLAG operation seen in the history of our country.  They are pushing back on recent claims by unnamed Democrats that they showed ‘bias towards the Trump supporters.’  They say they did not.   Elsewhere, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, is demanding a FULL ACCOUNTING of the death of Capitol Hill Police Officer Brian Sicknick, someone whom we just learned died from natural causes and did not- we repeat, did NOT- have his head bashed in with a fire extinguisher as liberal fake news media and Democrat politicians have long claimed.   Tell us the truth.
  90. 2021 Friday P: State News–  Florida’s Supreme Court stopped a bid with which to legalize marijuana in the Sunshine State.  Good.  We have enough stupid people already.   Elsewhere, in California, Caitlyn Jenner makes it official- she is running for the governor’s job in the recall of Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom and some like that overweight, wig-wearing Joy Behar on “The View” are upset.  She was so upset, she kept using the wrong pronouns when speaking of Ms. Jenner which in the liberal WOKE world is a major faux pas.  Yet, liberals routinely get away with NOT doing as they say everyone else should be doing.  What a farce.  Next, in New York City late last night/early this morning, did their best to deface a monument in Central Park, one built to commemorate the loss of 260 U.S. Navy sailors who were killed when the battleship USS Maine blew up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, on February 15, 1898, the main event that propelled the U.S. into war with Spain.  Police arrested some of the rioters, but we are sure they left the slammer within hours of their arrest.
  91. 2021 Friday Q: Political News I– A new study on elected officials who are the child of elected officials says that Congresswoman Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, and Senator Lisa Murkowski, RINO-AK, vote to the LEFT of their parents when they were in office.  Meanwhile, Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, said he ‘endorses Senators Murkowski and her RINO buddy, Susan Collins, of Maine.   Next, survivors of the Steve Scalise shooting criticize yesterday’s findings by the FBI that James Hodgkinson who shot up the Republican team preparing for the annual House baseball game back on June 14, 2017, did so because he wanted to die by suicide by cop.  This was the FBI finding we received yesterday and all we can say is that FBI Director Christopher Wray is full of fecal matter.
  92. 2021 Friday R: Political News II– Congressman Jason Smith, R-MO 8th congressional district, told Newsmax TV that New York state’s planned payments of $15,000 or more to illegal aliens is ‘unacceptable.’  It’s unacceptable when Americans need help, require salvation from all the Chi-Com Virus lockdowns and restrictions, and liberal left-wing government would rather care for INVADERS than for its own people.   Next, Kimberly Guilfoyle endorses former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens in his U.S. Senate bid.   Moving on, Governor Asa Hutchinson, RINO-AR, vetoed a bill limiting gun restrictions.  He vetoed a bill that LIMITS restrictions on guns in the Natural State, for Christ’s Sake.   The man has demonstrated he is little more than a RINO.
  93. 2021 Friday S: Political News III– Apparently, the President Trump 2020 Campaign left an unpaid view in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a $211,000 bill, one they are sending to collections.  Sounds like bull crap but then- we know how it is.  Speaking of President Trump, he may be leaving Florida to spend the summer at his New Jersey golf club.   Speaking of Florida, the okays a bill banning abortions based on disability.  Meanwhile, we learn that the United States Postal Service- the USPS, for Christ’s Holy Sake!- is now doing dirty work for the Biden regime by spying on conservative Americans.  Man, they must have amassed a humongous dossier on the AICPENDBLOG.COM by now.  What the hell is the postal service doing behaving like the Gestapo?  Has Stamps.com hurt them this much that they must take on jobs that have NOTHING to do with their daytime jobs?
  94. 2021 Friday T: Miscellaneous News I– After a violent summer last year in \Minneapolis, Minnesota, BLACK-OWNED businesses in the city say the ‘city has abandoned them.’  These poor people watched Black Lives Matter and Antifa and all the hateful white punks (especially the banshees) screaming and rioting, looting, robbing, raping, and burning, and the damned Twin Cities need to do something to get them back on their feet!  What the hell does it take?  Where the hell is Patrice Cullors and all her millions of dollars?  Where is Joe Biden?  HELP these people.  Elsewhere, the Washington Post was slammed earlier today for their disgraceful ‘fact-checking’ on Senator Tim Scott’s ‘from the cotton fields to Congress’ statement awhile back.  Leftists are scumbags, what more can one say?  In other whack-job news, Climate Czar John F. Kerry says that the administration is exploring a BORDER ADJUSTMENT TAX that will slap additional taxes, i.e., tariffs, on nations with weaker climate policies.  Folks, it’s time to make up NICE with Russia or China and seek asylum.  These people are cray-cray.
  95. 2021 Friday U: California Lottery Results– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1653: 04, 28, 29,30, 60, and Mega 25.  Stay tuned for news on the winners… Out of 111,596 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR plus the Mega for a prize of $14,862 apiece.
  96. 2022 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 509,233,914 confirmed cases, +617,622, 6,242,252 confirmed deaths, +1,804 and 461,780,092 confirmed recoveries, +836,994. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,649,779 confirmed cases, UP 21,690 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,018,316 confirmed deaths, UP 162,[xxiii] and 80,434,925 confirmed recoveries, UP to 32,524.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxiv]
  97. 2022 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 569,023 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 204,268 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 458 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  98. 2022 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,191,546 confirmed cases, 90,145 confirmed deaths, and 8,946,068 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,943,165 confirmed cases, 73,822 confirmed deaths, and 5,810,014 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 245,035 confirmed cases, 1,407 confirmed deaths, and 238,184 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,483,332 confirmed cases, 12,657 confirmed deaths, and 1,441,788 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., U.S. Northern Mariana Islands: they have 11,221 confirmed cases, 34 confirmed deaths, and 11,177 confirmed recoveries.[xxv]   
  99. 2022 Saturday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,054,342 confirmed cases, 10,658 confirmed deaths, and 4,009,152 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Vatican City, 221st place on the list: 29 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 29 confirmed recoveries.[xxvi]                         
  100. 2022 Saturday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,811.40, DOWN 981.36 points (-2.82%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,839.29 DOWN 335.56 points (-2.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,271.78, DOWN 121.88 points (-2.77%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $101.75 per barrel, -2.04 (-1.97%).  The price of GOLD is $1,932.50 per troy oz., -15.70 (-0.81%) while the price of SILVER is $24.19 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.75%).  The price of PLATINUM is $923.00 per troy oz, -44.80 (-4.63%) while the price of COPPER is $4.58 per pound, -0.12 (-2.56%).[xxvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,374.82 per troy oz., -47.07 (-1.94%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,650.00 per troy oz., -100.00 (-0.53%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,244.00 per USD/T, -54.00 (-1.64%). The price of ZINC is $4,388.00 per USD/T., -62.00 (-1.39%).   The price of COCOA is $2,506.00 per USD/T, -34.00 (-1.34%).  The price of COFFEE is $226.00 per USD/T, -2.15 (-0.94%).  The price of CORN is $791.75 per USD/T, -7.50 (-0.94%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,002.60 USD 1,000 board feet -22.40 (-2.19%).[xxviii]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.50 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.93 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.22, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 74.88 of theirs.    In Nicaraguan Córdoba, one greenback equals 35.74 and in Nigerian Naira, a buck equals 414.00 and in Norwegian Krone, one dollar equals 8.96 of theirs.[xxix]       
  101. 2022 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.688 per gallon, $4.106 in Florida, $5.243 in Hawaii, and $4.687 in Washington state.[xxx]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Maine- $4.115.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the 25th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Belarus: $2.534 per U.S. Gallon.[xxxi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,404,662,821,355 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after ALL OTHERS the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Japan.  This nation holds $1,251,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  102. 2022 Saturday F: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3658 what with a $36 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 13, 19, 21, 22, 39, and Mega 09.  Out of 121,544 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $20,496 apiece.  One ticket was sold at (1) 7-Eleven in Hayward, CA 94541 while the other was sold at (2) El Monte Liquor in Mountain View, CA 94040.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #979 with a jackpot of $400 million up for grabs: 10, 39, 47, 49, 56, and Power 08.  Out of 182,097 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $24,084.

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The next album released by the Band was the group’s first live album, “Rock of Ages” remixed, expanded, and amazing: “Live at the Academy of Music 1971.”  A great album with which to begin, with the added tunes on the updated release, it’s even better.  This album features the best tunes ever recorded by the group and then some so we hope that you will investigate it to your heart’s content.  We think you will be glad you did.  The band features the same quintet of Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones) augmented by additional horns and a guest appearance by the great Bob Dylan.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure and be sure to introduce your friends and family to the music of the Band.  They will thank you, too.

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[i] We look forward to doing the music of Roy Orbison and other old rockers sometime in the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further information.

[ii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The “Wings Over America” album appeared on Saturday, 07-January-2017.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iii] See previous.

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

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

[vi] We look forward to promoting the music of the Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, Roy Wood, and Wizzard..  They are among the amazing British rock bands of the 1970s and deserve to be acknowledged as such.

[vii] 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.

[viii] We presented the music of this British prog-rock band, the amazing King Crimson, beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 through Sunday, 21-December-2014.  We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.

[ix] Not sure when we will offer the music of Def Leppard but we hope to do it sometime within the next decade.  Please, keep posted for further information.

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

[xi] We presented the music of the Flying Burrito Brothers beginning Sunday, 23-February-2014 and concluded our presentation on Thursday, 06-March-2014.

[xii] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 146,144,571 Cases and 3,097,090 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxii] We are awaiting the day for when the Pentagon says they are going to go with electric-powered tanks and military vehicles.  Now that will be the day when we surrender whatever greatness we as a nation still possess.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

97. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 07, 2022

2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 NEWS I- A growing number of governors across the United States are making a stand against any suggestion of the Biden administration’s idea of forcing everyone to present COVID-19 vaccine passports to return to normal life. This never happened when homos were running amok, and HIV-AIDS was a true crisis so any suggestion we should have proof of vaccine is a big overstep for government. We are not the flipping Chi-Coms.

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97. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 07, 2022:

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, Jethro Tull featuring Mick Abrahams, Ravi Shankar, and Smashing Pumpkins featuring Nicole Fiorentino:

  1. 30 Sunday: Scholars estimate that today is the day Roman troops crucified Jesus Christ.
  2. 1118 Sunday: Pope Gelasius II- the 161st Roman Catholic pontiff- excommunicated Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor.
  3. 1449 Saturday: The 207.1st Roman Catholic pontiff- Antipope Felix V- elected in opposition to both Popes Eugene IV who preceded Felix and Nicholas V who succeeded him, left his post on this date.  He first became pontiff on November 05, 1439, and led his flock until today.
  4. 1509 Wednesday: France declares war on Venice.
  5. 1652 Sunday: The Dutch establish a settlement at Cape Town, South Africa.   Elsewhere, in Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, future 246th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XII is born.   He would become the Vicar of Christ on July 12, 1755, and would be the guiding light for ALL Christendom until February 06, 1740.
  6. 1655 Wednesday: The 237th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander VII took up his Holy Cross on this date and carried forward shepherding his global flock until May 22, 1667.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 1789 Tuesday: The reign of the 27th Ottoman Turkish sultan or caliph- Abdul Hamid I- ended on this date.  He first became the leader of all Sunni Islam on January 21, 1744.  His successor- Selim III- ascended to the throne on this date and would guide his followers until May 29, 1807.
  10. 1788 Monday: An expedition led by General Rufus Putnam established a settlement at present-day Marietta, Ohio.
  11. 1795 Tuesday: France adopts the meter as the basic measure of length.
  12. 1798 Saturday: An act of Congress creates the Mississippi Territory on this date and named the city of Natchez as the capital.
  13. 1818 Tuesday: General Andrew Jackson conquers St. Marks, Florida, driving the Seminole Indians into the bush.
  14. 1831 Thursday: Dom Pedro abdicates to his son; Dom Pedro II crowned emperor of Brazil.
  15. 1862 Monday: Union forces led by General Ulysses S. Grant defeated the Confederates at the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee.
  16. 1863 Tuesday: During the Civil War, the Battle of Charleston, South Carolina, took place resulting in a failed Federal fleet attack on Fort Sumter.
  17. 1864 Thursday: The first camel race in the United States took place in Sacramento, CA.
  18. 1891 Tuesday: Nebraska introduces 8-hour workday.
  19. 1902 Monday: The Texas Oil Company, Texaco, forms.
  20. 1915 Wednesday: Jazz singer-songwriter Billie Holiday, aka “Lady Day,” was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  21. 1920 Wednesday: Famed sitar player, Ravi Shankar, is born in India on this date in British India.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.  
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 1939 Friday: Fascist Italy invaded Albania and annexed the small Balkan nation less than a week later.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 1949 Thursday: The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “South Pacific” opened on Broadway.
  38. 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.
  39. 1954 Wednesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower held a news conference in which the President 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.
  40. 1955 Thursday: Future bassist with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young[iv]—Greg Reeves—was born on this date in Warren, Ohio.
  41. 1957 Sunday: The last remaining electric trolley of New York City completed its final journey on this date, running from Queens to Manhattan.  
  42. 1959 Tuesday: A referendum in Oklahoma repealed the state’s ban on alcoholic beverages after being in effect for 51 years.
  43. 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.  
  44. 1963 Sunday: At the age of 23, Jack Nicklaus became the youngest golfer to win the Masters’ Tournament.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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?
  49. 1979 Saturday: In Ludlow, Massachusetts, future bassist with Smashing Pumpkins, 2011-2013, Nicole Fiorentino is born.  She would play with other bands besides the Pumpkins.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 1985 Sunday: The Soviet Union announced a unilateral freeze on medium-range nuclear missiles.
  53. 1987 Tuesday: Los Angeles Dodgers executive Al Campanis for more than 40 years resigns after making racial remarks on NBC’s “Nightline” program.
  54. 1988 Thursday: The Soviet Union announces it would begin withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan after a decade of war in its southern neighbor.
  55. 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.
  56. 1998 Tuesday: Mary Bono, the widow of Sonny Bono, won a special election to serve out the remainder of her husband’s congressional term.
  57. 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. 
  58. 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.   
  59. 2006 Friday: Things are rough in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana as tornadoes roar though the area a second time in a week. 
  60. 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.”
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. 2010 Wednesday: The Kyrgyzstani riots continue as President Kurmanbek Bakiyev reportedly flees the country, the government steps down and protesters control the parliament building.
  64. 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.
  65. 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. 
  66. 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.
  67. 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.
  68. 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.
  69. 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. 
  70. 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.
  71. 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.
  72. 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.
  73. 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.
  74. 2021 Wednesday: WOKE NEWS / WOKEISM / WOKIES / WOKE WOOSIES NEWS– Much to the horror of the WOKIES, Arkansas becomes the first state banning all hormonal and surgical treated for those claiming to be a gender different than what the Lord gave them at birth.  We believe these individuals should receive humane care in mental health facilities and if they continue believing they are something other than they are, they can do whatever they want to do at age 18.  Any parent who would destroy their child’s body on some misguided belief or stupid whim should be doing time in prison.  Period.   
  75. 2021 Wednesday A: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE NEWS– Customs and Border Patrol reported today the arrests of MS-13 gangbanger thugs crossing the southern border.  Shoot them like the dogs they are.   Next, the Joe Biden administration is opening two new illegal alien holding pens near the southern border with Mexico.  Congressman Tom McClintock, R-CA 4th congressional district, told Newsmax today that ‘NO nation has ever survived an influx of illegal immigrants the way our country is experiencing.’  He is 100-percent correct.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump says he’s glad that the Biden administration is considering finishing the border wall but says he doubts that Joe Biden is making the decisions.
  76. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 NEWS I– A growing number of governors across the United States are making a stand against any suggestion of the Biden administration’s idea of forcing everyone to present COVID-19 vaccine passports to return to normal life.  This never happened when homos were running amok, and HIV-AIDS was a true crisis so any suggestion we should have proof of vaccine is a big overstep for government.  We are not the flipping Chi-Coms.   It’s good that Joe Biden is facing major backlash against him and his administration for persisting in this stupidity.  Still, the old coot persists in telling Americans that ‘IF we want to celebrate the Fourth of July, we had better have proof of insurance.’  Wow.  A dictator…Meanwhile, medical professionals are blasting the Centers for Disease Control for being slow to update information regarding the coronavirus.
  77. 2021 Wednesday C: COVID-19 NEWS II– Next, the Centers for Disease Control report that the dominant strain in the U.S. is now the United Kingdom variant.  Moving on, skin reactions reported by those who have taken either the AstraZeneca or the Moderna vaccines are said to be ‘nothing,’ ‘not dangerous,’ ‘don’t worry about them’ to which we say, “We have seen people with their skin peeling off, don’t lie to us and tell us it’s no flipping deal.”  We will one year before we take the ‘mark of the beast’ upon ourselves… Elsewhere, the University of Oxford is pausing a pediatric trial of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine.  No reason is reported for the stoppage.  Yes, we are curious.
  78. 2021 Wednesday D: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS– The military contingent in Myanmar’s London Embassy has seized control of the facility and booted the ambassador out on the street.  London law enforcement has surrounded the building but cannot go inside as it’s Myanmar’s property.  Next, Qatar Airways is considering a major purchase of Boeing’s 777-X freighters with which to increase its air fleet.  Elsewhere, as calls grow around the world to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, Joe Biden cannot bring himself to break with his masters in communist China.  (Note- former President Jimmy Carter can now rest easy as he is NO longer the worst president in U.S. history, Joe Flipping Biden is).
  79. 2021 Wednesday E: NATIONAL NEWS I– the trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin continues into its 8th day.  Thugs across the country are threatening violence.  Folks, it’s time the rule of law is reestablished, and law and order are upheld.  People can protest but once you begin committing acts of violence, once you raise your arm to throw an accelerant, and once you begin raping, robbing, and looting, it is important that law enforcement shoot those people down.  If we return to the nation, we were back in the 1950s and before, people could protest but violent scumbags did not run amok.  Remember: government’s first order of the day is to protect life and property.  Period.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump blew Fake News Media reports that Congressman Matt Gaetz, R-FL 1st congressional district, NEVER asked for a blanket pardon.’  Why would he?  He did nothing wrong.  
  80. 2021 Wednesday F: NATIONAL NEWS II– U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer is urging progressives (communists) not to take drastic actions against the court and that packing the court would dilute its importance and its influence.  Will progressives listen?  We doubt it.  Next, Amazon.com billionaire Jeff Bezos says he’s ‘all in with the Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill and the subsequent tax hikes.’  Sure, you are, Jeff, sure.  Next, New York- the Empire State- is nearing a deal to provide unemployment and COVID-19 relief to illegal aliens within their state at the cost of $2.1 billion.  What the hell is wrong with these people?   Meanwhile, North Las Vegas, Nevada, Mayor John Lee is leaving the Democratic Party to become a Republican. 
  81. 2021 Wednesday G: ONGOING GEORGIA- PEACH STATE- UPROAR– Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, a political hack if one ever existed, has signed an executive order with which to try and mitigate the new election laws designed to improved voting in her state.   Meanwhile, enfeebled old Joe Biden continues celebrating companies and corporations pulling out of Georgia and encourages still more to do the same.  What a president.  Speaking of MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred’s decision to pull the All-Star Game out of Atlanta and relocate it to Colorado, Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, says ‘Manfred needs to buy a spine online.’  Amen.  Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, R-GA, says that ‘Joe Biden needs to smarten up’ so he knows of what he speaks.  Joe knows NOTHING.  The ever-stupid White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki says the ‘Georgia law is built atop a lie.’[xi]
  82. 2021 Wednesday H: NATIONAL NEWS III– President Donald J. Trump officially endorses Congressman Mo Brooks, R-AL 5th congressional district, in his race for U.S. Senate.  Next, Vice President Mike Pence has formed a new group- Advancing American Freedom Organization- with which to continue the Trump Miracle.  Elsewhere, Democrats in Maricopa County, Arizona, continue defying the state government’s demand for transparency in the 2020 Presidential and General Elections.  One-hundred-and-twelve days after the election, the Democrats continue trying to cover up the fact that they stole the elections, from President Trump and from Senator Martha McSally.  Speaking of Arizona, Governor Doug Ducey has signed a bill- H.B. 2111- that will make the Copper State a 2nd Amendment sanctuary state.  Next, Oregon Governor Kate Brown, DS, is threatening to use state law enforcement to eliminate ALL TRUMP SUPPORTERS within her state and seems to side with Antifa thugs and murderers.   Finally, Tennessee is pushing to re-establish the two-day waiting period for abortions.
  83. 2021 Wednesday I: NATIONAL NEWS IV– Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax, a man with numerous sexual assault allegations lodged against him such as forcible sodomy, has compared himself to slain Emmett Till.  The POS lieutenant governor who only remains in his position because Governor Ralph Northam is a POS just as is Attorney General Mark Herring who has his own blackface problem and the next one in line to become governor.  Mr. Fairfax is seeking to become the next governor and honest news media people are beating him up over the allegations of rape lodged against him and he’s upset, he’s hurt, claiming he is being treated just like poor Emmett Till.  STFU.  Moving on, we learn today that the Joe Biden administration sent out more than 1.5 million COVID-19 relief checks, many of which went to people ineligible to receive them.  Elsewhere, noted legal scholar Jonathan Turley says that the ‘media failed to do its job on the Hunter Biden laptop story.’  Next, the Senate Dems find a way to sidestep the filibuster rule.
  84. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 132,456,676 confirmed cases, +863,496, 2,873,821  confirmed deaths, +17,189, and 75,221,481 confirmed recoveries, +542,061.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,056,277 confirmed cases, UP 131,008 from yesterday’s reporting, 561,775 confirmed deaths, UP 1,174, and 118,831,023 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.[xii] 
  85. 2021 Wednesday K: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 233,262 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.  
  86. 2021 Wednesday L: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers– California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,686,013 confirmed cases, 59,882 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,096,747 confirmed cases, 33,822 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 30,479 confirmed cases, 467 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 373,227 confirmed cases, 5,350 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Minnesota, the state that launched an entire summer of violence last May what with politicizing the police interaction between Officer Derek Chauvin and thug George Floyd: they have 532,736 confirmed cases, 6,986 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. 
  87. 2021 Wednesday M: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 835,163 confirmed cases, 6,262 confirmed deaths, and 823,732 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Panama, one of the places where one can hide substantial sums of cash: 356,913 cases of the virus, 6,146 confirmed deaths and 346,153 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]    
  88. 2021 Wednesday N:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,446.26, UP 16.02 points (+0.048%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,688.84, DOWN 9.54 points (-0.07%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,079.95, UP 6.01 points (+0.15%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.56 per barrel, -0.21 (-0.35%).  The price of GOLD is $1,738.50 per troy oz., -3.10 (-0.18%) while the price of SILVER is $25.20 per troy ounce, -0.05 (-0.19%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,232.20 per troy oz, +0.30 (+0.02%) while the price of COPPER is $4.06 per pound, +0.01 (+0.17%).[xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,617.44 per troy oz, -67.29 (-2.51%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $26,700.00 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%).[xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  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 20.22.     In Costa Rican Colón, one greenback equals 609.50 and in Croatian Kuna, a buck equals 6.38.[xvii]  
  89. 2021 Wednesday O: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.924 per gallon, $2.838 in Florida, $3.710 in Hawaii, and $3.336 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other state- Colorado: $2.907.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,143,620,786,049 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  90. 2021 Wednesday P: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– Israel expresses dissatisfaction with the Biden administration which is reversing Trump era policies by giving the Palestinians $235 million in aid as well as returning to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency which is all about Palestinian statehood.    Meanwhile, Axios blasts the Biden administration for not reuniting the illegal alien families torn asunder by the Trump administration, something the old fool promised to do.  Next, communist China placed 700 Americans who passed through Shanghai Airport on their watch list.   Moving on, Congressman Burgess Owens, R-UT 4th congressional district accuses Joe Biden of showing cowardice on the southern border.   Elsewhere, departing CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin says the network does ‘nothing to empower women.’  Speaking of female empowerment, one of Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s accusers says he shut the door to his office before he started groping all over her body.  Nasty.  Finally, the G20 promises to make progress on implementing a worldwide corporate tax so businesses cannot escape left-wing tax collectors anywhere they might hide.
  91. 2021 Wednesday Q: Stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3549 with a $35 million pot on the line as well as the Powerball Draw #835 with a $43 million pot up for some lucky guy, gal, or it…first, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 02, 07, 16, 40, 42, and Mega 20.  Out of 109,896 winning tickets, the highest winners were FIVE people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $8,026 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Old Green Mill Liquor in Glendale, CA 91204 (2) Chevron in Yuba City, CA 95991 (3) Richmond New May Wah Supermarket in San Francisco, CA 94118 (4) Super 8 Liquor and Food in Concord, CA 94521 and (5) ARCO AM/PM in Fontana, CA 92336.   Here are the numbers for the Powerball: 27, 35, 39, 51, 66, and Power 16.  Out of 42,460 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $12,249 apiece.
  92. 2022 Thursday: Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0793 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Panorama.”  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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Record companies being what they are- capitalist, money-making entities- and God bless them for that- released Rick Danko’s next album, “Cryin’ Heart Blues” on November 15, 2005.  Rick was a talented musician and a unique vocalist; his style could evoke emotions that could overwhelm his listeners.  The record company culled together some delightful tidbits, live tunes, studio rarities, and other enticing treats and gave them to his fans, sadly well after his demise.  If you love the man, his music, as well as the Band, we hope you will seek this one out, give it a listen if you can and then consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we think you will be glad you did.  Look for it now.

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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.

[xi] Listen, moron: the entire Biden administration is built atop a lie.  Everyone now knows that Joe Biden did not win the 2020 presidential election and the longer morons such as yourself continue to talk crap the worse it’s going to be for ALL of you.

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

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

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

[xv] 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.

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

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

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

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

87. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2022

73. 2021 Sunday B: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE- The attorney general of the great state of Montana- Austin Knudsen- announces that IF the Biden administration attempts to deliver illegal immigrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to northern states, they are going to slam the administration with a hefty lawsuit. NO one wants these illegals, Joe, so stop dumping them across the country.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 233

87. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2022:

Holi (Hindu holiday)

President Dwight D. Eisenhower; U.S. Supreme Court Roger B. Taney; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Secretaries of Defense James Forrestal, Louis A. Johnson, Caspar Weinberger; U.S. Secretaries of State Martin Van Buren, Christian Herter, Frank B. Kellogg, Henry L. Stimson, and Edmund Muskie; U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson; Jethro Tull featuring John Evan, and Pablo Cruise featuring Bud Cockrell:

  1. 845 Tuesday: Viking raiders sack the city of Paris, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collected a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
  2. 1285 Wednesday: The 189th Roman Catholic Pope Martin IV ended his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became pontiff on February 22, 1281, and shepherded his flock until the Lord called him home today.
  3. 1738 Friday: English parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin’s Ear).
  4. 1796 Monday: Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st U.S.-African church.
  5. 1797 Tuesday: Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine.
  6. 1799 Thursday: New York State abolished slavery.
  7. 1804 Wednesday: Ohio passed law that restricted movement of blacks within its borders.   
  8. 1829 Saturday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of State Martin Van Buren assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until May 23, 1831.  He later became the president of the United States.
  9. 1834 Friday: The U.S. Senate voted to censure President Andrew Jackson for the removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States.
  10. 1836 Monday: The 24th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 5th Chief Justice Roger B. Taney assumed his office on this date.  A Federalist and then a Democrat, President Andrew Jackson nominated Taney to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Marshall.  Taney served from today until October 12, 1864.
  11. 1845 Friday: Mexico drops diplomatic relations with the U.S.
  12. 1854 Tuesday: During the Crimean War, Britain and France declared war on Russia to rescue the so-called, “Sick Man of Europe” the Ottoman Empire, from its opponent, Russia, to keep the balance of power in the region intact.
  13. 1865 Tuesday: New York enacted outdoor advertising legislation, which banned painting on stones, rocks, and trees. 
  14. 1881 Monday: PT Barnum and James A. Bailey formed “The Greatest Show on Earth.”
  15. 1885 Saturday: The U.S. Salvation Army officially organizes on this date.
  16. 1895 Thursday: In Paris, France, future 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter is born.  He would serve under fellow Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower from April 22, 1959, to January 20, 1961.
  17. 1898 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in United States v. Wong Kim Ark, ruled that a child born in the United States to Chinese immigrants was a citizen of the United States.
  18. 1908 Saturday: Automobile owners lobbied the U.S. Congress, supporting a bill that called for vehicle licensing and federal registration.
  19. 1910 Monday: In Washington, D.C., the 51st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer died.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice Stanley Matthews seat, a fellow Republican.  He served from December 18, 1889, to March 28, 1910.  Meanwhile, the first seaplane took off from water in Martinique, France.  The pilot was Henri Fabre.
  20. 1914 Saturday: In Rumford, Maine, future 58th U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from 05-08-1980 to 01-20-1981.
  21. 1917 Wednesday: The Ottoman Turks expel Jews from Tel Aviv and Jaffa in occupied Palestine.  Elsewhere, during World War I, the federal government formed the Women’s Auxiliary Corps, aka WAAC.
  22. 1920 Sunday: The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak affects the Great Lakes region as well as the states of the Deep South.
  23. 1921 Monday: President Warren Harding named William Howard Taft as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  24. 1922 Tuesday: The first microfilm device undergoes introduction to the public.
  25. 1924 Friday: Radio station WGN-AM in Chicago begins radio transmitting on this date.
  26. 1929 Thursday: The 45th U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge / served from March 05, 1925, to March 28, 1929.  His successor, the 46th U.S. Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson assumed the office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Herbert Hoover from today until March 04, 1933.
  27. 1930 Friday: The names of the Turkish cities of Constantinople and Angora were changed to Istanbul and Ankara.
  28. 1933 Tuesday: German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Adolf Hitler.  The Nazis then banned Jewish businesses, professions, and schools.
  29. 1935 Thursday: The notorious Nazi propaganda film “Triumph of the Will” premiered in Berlin.  Elsewhere, American scientist and engineer Robert Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket.
  30. 1939 Tuesday: The Spanish Civil War effectively ended as Madrid fell to the forces of Francisco Franco.  Under siege for more than two years, the communist Republicans had managed to defend the nation’s capital from the Falangists, aka Fascist, aka Nationalist Spaniards.  The Nationalists began rounding up their communist opponents, executing many of them where they stood (the only good communist is a dead communist) while sparing others to begin repairing the damage they caused to both Madrid and to the rest of their nation.  A few survivors managed to flee through enemy lines and seek refuge in the mountains.
  31. 1940 Thursday:  In Paris, representatives of the French and British governments agree that neither nation will sign a separate peace with the Nazis.  They must stand strong together following declaring war on the Germans following their invasion of a peaceful Poland on September 1, 1939. 
  32. 1941 Friday: Fighting in Italian-controlled East Africa is coming to an end as British and Indian forces storm their way into Kerren, the key town to conquering Eritrea.  The town was held by the elite Savoia Grenadiers who gave as good as they got.  However, lacking the heavy arms of their British foes as well as the numbers and beleaguered with a civilian population who no longer had a stomach for the fight, they were overpowered and forced to surrender thus effectively ending Fascist control of the area. Elsewhere, novelist and critic Virginia Woolf, 59, drowned herself in England.  
  33. 1942 Saturday: British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St. Nazaire.  Although they manage to damage large amounts of Axis equipment and infrastructure, the raiders suffer severe losses and soon return back across the English Channel to Britain.
  34. 1943 Sunday: No matter what the Brits throw at the remnants of the once-powerful Afrika Korps, Generaloberst Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, commander of the force since Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was recalled home due to illness, continues extricating his troops from one trap after another as he continues the struggle in Tunisia. 
  35. 1944 Tuesday: On the Eastern Front, German and Romanian troops that have been bottled up in Odessa in the Ukraine are preparing their own evacuation by sea across the Black Sea towards Romania and freedom.  The Red Army continues shelling the city making the escape problematic but still, drowning is preferable to becoming a POW in the Soviet Union.    Meanwhile, the Soviets capture the Nikolayev which the year before had been the scene of a major battle between escaping Italian 8th Army, Romanian, and German survivors of the Battle of Stalingrad.   
  36. 1945 Wednesday: Germany launched the last of the V-2 rockets against England.   On the Western Front, U.S. British, French,  and Polish forces continue the inexorable drive towards Berlin and ultimate victory while the Soviets continue plowing through Eastern Europe, crushing resistance wherever they come across it.   In the China-Burma-India Theater, Imperial Japanese forces are losing the fight for Burma and are having to hightail it towards the east.
  37. 1946 Thursday: The U.S. Department of State releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.  Elsewhere, in Palm Beach, Florida, future 74th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Henry “Hank” Paulson is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George W. Bush from July 10, 2006, to January 20, 2009.
  38. 1948 Sunday: John Evan—keyboardist with the British band, Jethro Tull[i] 1970-1980—was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England on this date.
  39. 1949 Monday: The 1st U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from September 17, 1947.  His successor, Louis A. Johnson assumed the office on this date.  A fellow Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until September 19, 1950.
  40. 1950 Tuesday: Future bassist/vocalist with It’s a Beautiful Day[ii] and Pablo Cruise[iii]—Bud Cockrell—is born on this date in Greenville, Mississippi.
  41. 1954 Sunday: At the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, French paratroopers and Foreign Legionnaires took the fight to the enemy.  Following an intensive, rolling barrage, forces under the command of Major Marcel Bigeard moved out into the scrublands and with the aid of several tanks, destroyed numerous People’s Army antiaircraft and other artillery pieces and killed perhaps more than 350-400 enemy soldiers.  This was a morale-boosting battle and the French felt much better than they had in two weeks.[iv]
  42. 1960 Monday: Pope John XXIII raises the first Japanese, African, and Filipino cardinals.
  43. 1962 Wednesday: The Air Force announced research into the use of lasers to intercept missiles and satellites.
  44. 1963 Thursday: The Alfred Hitchcock film, “The Birds” premiered in New York City.
  45. 1967 Tuesday: U.N. Secretary General U Thant makes public proposals for peace in Vietnam.
  46. 1969 Friday: The 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, died in Washington, D.C., at age 78.  A Republican, he served January 20, 1953, January 20, 1961.
  47. 1973 Wednesday: U.S. troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after Tonkin Resolution.
  48. 1976 Sunday: In Paris, France, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers won a 10-round bout on points by beating fellow American heavyweight boxer Henry Clark.  This put Shavers’ record to 51-5-1.
  49. 1978 Tuesday: In Stump v. Sparkman, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld, 5-3, the judicial immunity of an Indiana judge against a lawsuit brought by a young woman who’d been ordered sterilized by the judge when she was a teenager.
  50. 1979 Wednesday: America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania.
  51. 1986 Friday: More than 6,000 radio stations of all format varieties played “We are the World” simultaneously at 10:15 a.m. EST.
  52. 1987 Saturday: In Nagoya, Japan, heavyweight boxer “Neon Leon” Spinks won a 12-round split decision over opponent Jeff Jordan to win the vacant WBC Continental Americas heavyweight boxing title.  With the victory over Jeff Jordan, Spinks’ pro record went to 18-7-2.
  53. 1990 Wednesday: Michael Jordan scores 69 points, 4th time he scores 60 points in a game.  Meanwhile, President George H. W. Bush awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
  54. 1991 Thursday: Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough’s son.
  55. 1994 Monday: Italy’s right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election.
  56. 1995 Tuesday: The world’s largest bank, Japan’s Mitsubishi Bank and Bank of Tokyo merges.
  57. 2003 Friday: New research on the Shroud of Turin supports that it may been used as Jesus Christ’s burial cloth; researchers used mechanical and thermal measurements to date the shroud between 300 BC and 400 AD.
  58. 2005 Monday: A magnitude-8.78 earthquake hits the Indonesia island of Sumatra; it is the second strongest earthquake since 1960.
  59. 2006 Tuesday: The 15th U.S. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger died in Bangor, Maine, at age 88 on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 21, 1981, to November 23, 1987.
  60. 2010 Sunday: The BBC finds evidence of a massacre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo carried out by the Lord’s Resistance Army last December, in which 321 people, including children, were killed.
  61. 2011 Monday: The International Atomic Energy Agency calls for a summit to discuss concerns about nuclear safety following radiation leaks at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
  62. 2012 Wednesday: The Mega Millions jackpot in the U.S. reaches a world record in lottery history – $500 million dollars.
  63. 2013 Thursday: Attracting NATO criticism, Russia conducts unscheduled military exercises in the Black Sea.  Elsewhere, former South African President Nelson Mandela finds himself in the hospital with a lung problem.  God bless you, President Mandela. 
  64. 2014 Friday: Third baseman Miguel Cabrera signs a 10-year contract with the Detroit Tigers for $292 million, exceeding the 10-year contract signed by Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees in 2007 for $275 million.  Elsewhere, Russia increases the price of gas to the Ukraine by 80 percent.  Finally, two cases of Ebola are reported in Liberia among people who have traveled to Guinea.
  65. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, officials find that Andreas Lubitz, co-pilot of downed Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, had mental and physical health problems that he hid from the airline; a doctor’s note was found excusing him from work on the day that he crashed the plane.  Meanwhile, the Saudi Coalition announces that it now has full control of Yemeni airspace while ground fighting continues around the port of Aden.  The Saudis are trying to drive the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels out of their positions and to reassert Yemeni Sunni control of government.
  66. 2016 Monday: Belgian prosecutors release one Muslim guy they scooped up in their search for the jihadists that capsized their country and caused widespread fear throughout Western Europe because the evidence upon which, they arrested him did not support the crimes with which they were trying to charge him.  We hope they kept eyes on him anyway…elsewhere, the Japanese military continues building up its forces and intelligence-gathering apparatuses near the disputed Senkaku Islands, the ones the Chinese covet. 
  67. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump proposed immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs such as medical research, infrastructure, and community grants so the American taxpayers—and NOT Mexico—could cover the down payment for the border wall.  Elsewhere, Wells Fargo Bank said it would pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over as many as 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission.
  68. 2018 Wednesday: Arriving for his first trip outside North Korea, Kim Jong Un arrives in Beijing via his armored train to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.  Meanwhile, following an out-of-control prison riot that led to a major fire in the Carabobo state police headquarters in Valencia, Venezuela, the authorities claim 68 deaths and countless others injured and maimed.
  69. 2019 Thursday: After 100-plus migrants seized control of a merchantmen plying the waters off the coast of Libya- and which then took control of the vessel and ordered its captain and crew to take them to Malta- the Maltese navy arrived on scene, stormed the vessel, freed its crew, and took the pirates into custody.  The ship then went onto Malta where it docked, and the scumbag refugees were trotted off to holding cells.  We guess a prison on Malta beats living in Libya without Moammar Gaddafi in charge.  
  70. 2020 Saturday: The Wuhan Virus continues plaguing the world what with confirmed global cases hitting 664,924 with a total of 30,848 deaths and 140,222 recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the United States there are a total of 124,665 confirmed cases with 2,026 deaths and approximately 1,072 recoveries (although the recovery number seems a bit low).  Meanwhile, in Communist China, the authorities have re-opened parts of the epicenter of the virus- Wuhan- after two months of intense isolation including the nailing in of the afflicted into their apartments.
  71. 2021 Sunday: FOREIGN NEWS I- Some nut case runs amok in a library in Vancouver, Canada today stabbing seven people.  One person is dead, and six others wounded.  Stick around for updates.  Meanwhile, tensions continue to rise in Myanmar as the military junta goes berserk during their annual military parade in their capital city of Naypyidaw.  They murdered at least 100 people across the country yesterday and continue their rampage today.  Since the military coup took charge, more than 420 brave souls have been slain by the left-wing thugs.
  72. 2021 Sunday A: FOREIGN NEWS II- Meanwhile, a pair of jihadists attempt to storm a Roman Catholic Church but end up detonating their suicide bombs outside the main entrance injuring at least 14 people.  The Indonesian jihad attack occurred on the island of Sulawesi.   One must love the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.  Elsewhere, for the second year in a row- thanks to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu Pandemic- Pope Francis delivered Palm Sunday services to a near-empty St. Peter’s Basilica.  Finally, two additional tugboats are heading to the Suez Canal to try to budge the quarter-mile-long container ship blocking canal traffic.  Economic losses are estimated to be around $9 billion per day in shipped goods reaching their destinations.
  73. 2021 Sunday B: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE- The attorney general of the great state of Montana- Austin Knudsen- announces that IF the Biden administration attempts to deliver illegal immigrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to northern states, they are going to slam the administration with a hefty lawsuit.  NO one wants these illegals, Joe, so stop dumping them across the country.  As the BIDEN BORDER HOLOCAUST continues to develop, a weakening Biden administration says, ‘yes, indeed, it will allow reporters to visit the border.’  Speaking of the border, President Donald J. Trump says he will be visiting the border within the next several weeks.   Next, an ABC-IPSOS poll released today says that ’56-percent of the American people do NOT approve of Joe Biden’s bungled border crisis, the disaster that threatens to engulf our entire nation.  We suspect the numbers are far higher than that.  Finally, Senator Mike Braun reported that a Biden administration hack demanded GOP senators delete all photos of their visit to the crumbling border.
  74. 2021 Sunday C: BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS- The Biden administration installs a rabid anti-Trumper by the name of Richard Torres Estrada into the role of Chief of Diversity and Inclusion (what a load of bullshit.  There, we said it, what are you going to do about it?) into the Special Operations Command.  I guess we need more snowflakes with which to terrify the NEW Axis powers of communist China, Russia, Iran, and their junior partners North Korea, Venezuela, and Cuba.  Limp-wristed defenses are best.  Speaking of North Korea, it appears that Joe Biden is indeed losing sleep at night over North Korea because he won’t utter a peep against their bellicosity.
  75. 2021 Sunday D: POLITICAL NEWS I- In Iowa, the news media is turning on Democrat Rita Hart, the woman trying to get House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi to steal the seat from lawfully-seated Congresswoman Marionnette Miller-Meeks.  The Cornhuskers are growing angrier by the day and the Democrat media is slamming Ms. Hart and Pelosi, too.  God bless them.   Meanwhile, Bill Maher on his show, Real Time with Bill Maher, noted left-of-center commentator is blasting the WOKE attitudes in U.S. schools, hammering them for being unable to hear ALL views.  Good for you, Bill.
  76. 2021 Sunday E: POLITICAL NEWS II- Speaking of “Mumbles” Pelosi, Congressman Mike Rogers, R-AL 3rd congressional district, blasts “Mumbles” for staging political theater on the grounds of the Capitol what with razor wire fencing that never seems to come down surrounding Fort Pelosi as well as for installing metal detectors through which, ALL members must pass or face an immediate docking of $5,000 from their pay.  People of California vote this angry old senile hag out of office.
  77. 2021 Sunday F: POLITICAL NEWS III- Corey Lewandowski says that when President Donald J. Trump’s new social media platform goes live, people will be able to communicate directly with the 45th president.   Elsewhere, GOP Asian official Lee Wong shows his battle scars to his fellow Cincinnati city council members.  “Don’t question my patriotism” as he displayed his scarred body from 20-years’ military service in the U.S. military.  Next, Donald Trump Jr. says that ‘before the Democrats go after law abiding citizens’ guns, they had better do something about Hunter Biden as man, that guy lied on a federal background check form as well as tossed a firearm into a trash can across from a school that then disappeared.  Amen.
  78. 2021 Sunday G: POLITICAL NEWS IV- Meanwhile, this September, Congress is going to award murdered retired police Captain David Dorn with the Congressional Medal of Honor.  Looks like “Mumbles” needs to show she actually gives a flying fluck about murdered cops.    Elsewhere, the people of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, are seeking to remove their version of Los Angeles County’s George Gascon, the inept left-wing POS DA Larry Krasner.  Since last summer’s protests, violent crime rates have soared into the stratosphere.  Remove this George Soros-funded piece of duck dreck from office.  NOW.   Next, Senator Raphael Warnock, DS-GA and a man who serves Karl Marx and the Lord simultaneously, told Dana “Horse Face” Bash today that the Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate can concentrate on BOTH voting rights and infrastructure at the same time.  Wow.  Good for you.
  79. 2021 Sunday H: CHINESE VIRUS NEWS- Vladimir Putin says he expects that herd immunity in the former Soviet Union will arrive sometime towards the end of summer at which point, all lockdowns and restrictions will be removed.   Next, the British expect the second round of Wuhan Virus vaccines will soon be administered to the British people and even better, thanks to increasing supplies, people will not have to receive MIXED vaccinations which is incredibly good.  Elsewhere, One America News asked a question today: “Is the China Virus responsible for hate crimes?”  No, the communist Chinese are responsible for the virus and OTHER minorities than Asians hired by the Democrats to go out and commit faux hate crimes against Asians are responsible.  Why do you think we NEVER see the perpetrators in the FEW EXAMPLES trotted out by leftist news media to show us of this wave of hate crimes against Asian Americans?  It’s not happening yet Asian Americans at the drop of a hat (Democrats set this stuff in motion) are out in the streets demanding STOP THE HATE.  It’s all Astroturf, folks.  (What we have seen is young black men attacking Asians.  Someone talk about that, please).
  80. 2021 Sunday I: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 127,016,385 confirmed cases, 2,780,776  confirmed deaths, and 71,960,689 confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,254,490 confirmed cases, 549,289 confirmed deaths, (down from last count albeit from a different source) and 118,387,582 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. 
  81. 2021 Sunday J: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,658,714 confirmed cases, 58,815 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 29,712 confirmed cases, 461 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 361,115 confirmed cases, 5,218 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the fourth highest state after California- Illinois: currently, they have 1,220,432 confirmed cases, 23,329 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 831,924 confirmed cases, 6,185 confirmed deaths, and 816,218 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Jordan, home of the Hashemite kings: 589,316 cases of the virus, 8,763 confirmed deaths and 527,609 confirmed recoveries.[v]
  82. 2021 Sunday K: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.895 per gallon, $3.649 in Hawaii, and $3.326 in Washington state.[vi]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,105,144,952,031 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[vii]  Cloward and Piven at high speed.
  83. 2021 Sunday L: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- California theme parks are preparing to reopen this week.  Next, the White House and private industries are conspiring as HOW to create ‘vaccine passports’ so that those who resist vaccination with this as yet-unknown crap- will be prevented from participating in normal society.  The Health and Human Services Department is the driving force behind this initiative by which, the federal government and the globalist movement can force everyone to accept their agenda.  People of faith are suspicious of this push to get everyone to take this vaccine for a disease that millions suspect is not quite as bad as advertised.  Very strange, folks, very strange.  Finally, Oscar De La Hoya is going to make yet another comeback, this time at age 48.
  84. 2022 Monday: Stick around, let’s see what happens today…

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On May 18, 1999, the Band’s record label released their second ‘best of’ package, “The Best of the Band, Volume II.”  This album featured the best tracks from the three albums of the reformed Band which makes it a worthy effort for fans new and old to check out and enjoy.  This group produced some amazing music which is why we love them as much as we do- if you’ve ever seen them live, then you will understand the fan devotion of this band.  We hope you will seek out this album wherever it is you shop for the absolute best in music and make it a part of your listening rotation.  We think you will be glad you did.

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[i] 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.

[ii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected.  We certainly will one day.  Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected.  We certainly will one day.  Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iv] 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.

[v] Friends, Bing has become a failure at reporting up to date figures, so we have gone to Johns Hopkins University of Medicine.  However, why don’t they report the number of recoveries?  Are the authorities afraid of reporting the truth?  Here is the link: COVID-19 Map – Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center (jhu.edu).

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

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

61. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 02, 2022

1897 Tuesday: President Grover Cleveland vetoed legislation that would have required a literacy test for immigrants entering the country, which would have been good- especially in 2021-2022. That’s Democrats for you.

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61. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 02, 2022:

Texas Independence Day (Texas); Read Across America Day; Ash Wednesday

Rutherford B. Hayes vs. Samuel J. Tilden; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Henry Billings Brown, Harlan F. Stone, and Benjamin N. Cardozo; U.S. Interior Secretary Carl Schurz; U.S. Secretary of State John W. Foster; Acting U.S. Secretary of War Alexander J. Dallas; U.S. Secretaries of War James Monroe, Joel Roberts Poinsett, and William W. Belknap; Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev; French Impressionist Berthe Morisot, AC/DC featuring Mark Evans, the Four Tops featuring Lawrence Peyton, and the Velvet Underground featuring Lou Reed:

  1. 871 Monday: At the Battle of Marton, Ethelred van Wessex beats the Danish invasion army in the British Isles.
  2. 1459 Wednesday: In the Holy Roman Empire, future 218th Roman Catholic Pope Adrian VI is born.  He would become pontiff on January 09, 1522, and would lead all Christendom until September 14, 1523.
  3. 1498 Wednesday: Vasco de Gama’s fleet visits the island of Mozambique.
  4. 1629 Friday: English King Charles I dissolves Parliament against opposition, imprisoning nine members.
  5. 1776 Saturday: American troops begin shelling British troops in Boston, Massachusetts.
  6. 1779 Tuesday: Future 15th U.S. Secretary of War Joel Roberts Poinsett is born in Charleston, South Carolina, on this date.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Martin Van Buren March 07, 1837, to March 04, 1841.
  7. 1793 Saturday: The first president of the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston, was born near Lexington, Virginia.
  8. 1807 Monday: The U.S. Congress bans the slave trade, effective January 01, 1808.
  9. 1810 Friday: Future 256th Roman Catholic Pope Leo XIII is born on this date within the borders of the French Empire.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on  February 20, 1878, and would serve his global flock until July 20, 1903.
  10. 1815 Thursday: The 8th U.S. Secretary of War James Monroe (also a future president) stepped down from office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from September 27, 1814, until today.  Meanwhile, Acting U.S. Secretary of War Alexander J. Dallas assumed office on this date.  He served under President James Madison from today until August 01, 1815.
  11. 1819 Tuesday: The United States passes its first immigration law.
  12. 1829 Monday: In Erftstadt, Germany, future 13th U.S. Interior Secretary Carl Schurz is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, to March 07, 1881.
  13. 1836 Wednesday: The Republic of Texas formally declared independence from Mexico.  Meanwhile, future 52nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown is born in Lee, Massachusetts, on this date.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of another Republican Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller.  Brown served from 12-29-1890 to 05-28-1906.  Elsewhere, future U.S. Secretary of State John W. Foster is born in Petersburg, Indiana.  He would likewise serve under President Benjamin Harrison from June 29, 1892, to February 23, 1893.
  14. 1853 Wednesday: The Washington Territory organizes on this date.
  15. 1861 Saturday: The state of Texas, having seceded from the Union, won admittance to the Confederacy.  Meanwhile, the United States creates the Nevada and Dakota Territories out of the Utah and Nebraska Territories.
  16. 1867 Saturday: The U.S. Congress creates the Department of Education.  Congress also passes the Reconstruction Act.  Finally, in Savannah, Missouri, the Jesse James Gang robs a bank leaving one person dead and numerous wounded.
  17. 1876 Thursday: The 30th U.S. Secretary of War William W. Belknap stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from October 25, 1869, until today.   Meanwhile, in Rome, Italy, future 260th Roman Catholic Pope Pius XII is born.  He would become the shepherd of all Christendom around the world on March 02, 1939, and would serve in this position until being called home by God on October 09, 1958.
  18. 1877 Friday: Republican Rutherford B. Hayes became the winner of the 1876 presidential election over Democrat Samuel J. Tilden, even though Tilden had won the popular vote.
  19. 1895 Saturday: In Paris, France, famed French Impressionist Berthe Morisot died at the age of 54.  
  20. 1897 Tuesday: President Grover Cleveland vetoed legislation that would have required a literacy test for immigrants entering the country, which would have been good- especially in 2021-2022.  That’s Democrats for you.
  21. 1899 Thursday: President William McKinley signs a bill authorizing the U.S. fifth national park, Mt. Rainer National Park.  In addition to this, the Republican president also signed a measure that authorized the rank of admiral in the U.S. Navy and in so doing, made the hero of the Battle of Manila Bay George Dewey the nation’s first admiral.
  22. 1901 Saturday: The Congress of the United States passed the Platt Amendment, which limited Cuban autonomy as a condition for withdrawal of U.S. troops.
  23. 1903 Monday: The Martha Washington Hotel opened in New York City.  The hotel had 416 rooms and was the first hotel exclusively for women.
  24. 1917 Friday: Signing the Jones-Shafroth Act, President Woodrow Wilson granted Puerto Ricans both territorial statuses as well as U.S. citizenship.  Meanwhile, the Russian Revolution got underway as Czar Nicholas II abdicated his throne.
  25. 1919 Sunday: Following their repatriation home to Germany, undefeated General Paul von Lettow Vorbeck, and his troops march through the streets of Berlin to a hero’s welcome.  The German colonial army and its native troops fought off more than 100,000 British and Commonwealth troops as well as Belgian, Portuguese, and other African troops for four years during World War I in German East Africa (Tanganyika).  The army never lost a major battle, nor did it ever surrender until word arrived announcing the Armistice in November 1918.
  26. 1925 Monday: State and federal highway officials developed a nationwide route-numbering system and adopted the familiar U.S. shield-shaped, numbered marker.    Elsewhere, the 73rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Harlan F. Stone assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Calvin Coolidge nominated him to fill Associate Justice Joseph McKenna’s seat.  He served from today until 07-03-1941.  He would later become the 12th chief justice of the court.
  27. 1927 Wednesday: At $70,000 per year, Babe Ruth becomes the nation’s highest paid baseball player.
  28. 1929 Saturday: The U.S. Congress created the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals on this date.
  29. 1932 Wednesday: The 75th U.S. Associate Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo took his seat on the court on this date.  A Democrat, President Herbert Hoover nominated Cardozo to fill the seat of Associate Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.’s seat.  Cardozo served from today until July 09, 1938. 
  30. 1933 Thursday: The motion picture, “King Kong,” had its world premiere at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall and the Roxy.
  31. 1938 Wednesday: Show trials begin to take place in the Soviet Union as Soviet dictator Josef Stalin seeks to purge his enemies.  Elsewhere, future member of the Four Tops[i]– Lawrence Peyton (vocals 1953-1997)- is born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date.
  32. 1939 Thursday: Roman Catholic Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli was elected pope on his 63rd birthday and elected to take the name Pius XII.  Meanwhile, the Massachusetts legislature voted to ratify the Bill of Rights, 147 years after the first 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution had gone into effect.  Moreover, Georgia and Connecticut soon followed the example of their fellow New England states.  Finally, John Ford’s classic western, “Stagecoach,” starring Claire Trevor and John Wayne opened in New York.
  33. 1941 Sunday: Future leader of the Soviet Union—Mikhail Gorbachev—is born in Privolnoye, Russian SFSR on this date.
  34. 1942 Monday: The original Stage Door Canteen, a wartime club for U.S. service members and women, officially opened its doors in New York’s Broadway theater district.
  35. 1943 Tuesday: During World War II, the three-day Battle of the Bismarck Sea began in the southwestern Pacific.  U.S. and Australian warplanes inflicted heavy damage upon an Imperial Japanese convoy.
  36. 1944 Thursday: “Casablanca” won best picture, best director, and best screenplay at the Academy Award ceremony in Los Angeles, California.  Meanwhile, Lou Reed, future guitarist, and vocalist with the Velvet Underground[ii] and as a solo artist was born on this date in New York City.
  37. 1945 Friday: King Michael of Romania accepts the demand of the communists to step down from his position and abdicate his throne. 
  38. 1946 Saturday: Enthusiastic communists elect Ho Chi Minh president of North Vietnam.
  39. 1951 Friday: Taking place at Boston Garden, the East beat the West, 111-94, in the first NBA All-Star Game.  
  40. 1954 Tuesday: Future drummer for both Todd Rundgren[iii] and with Paris[iv]– Hunt Sales- is born on this date in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
  41. 1956 Friday: Morocco tears up the Treaty of Fez, declares its independence from France.  Elsewhere, future member of the Australian rock band, AC/DC[v]–Mark Evans (bass 1975-77)—is born on this date in Melbourne, Australia.
  42. 1962 Friday: Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors in a game against the New York Knicks, an NBA record that still stands today.  The Warriors won by a score of 169-147.
  43. 1969 Sunday: A border clash between Communist China and the USSR leave at least 70 dead.  Meanwhile, in Toulouse, France, the supersonic transport Concorde made its first test flight.
  44. 1972 Thursday: The United States launched its Pioneer Space Probe, which flew past Jupiter in late 1973, sending back images and scientific data. 
  45. 1974 Saturday: The Watergate Grand Jury concludes the President Richard M. Nixon knew about the break-in at the Watergate Hotel, if not ordered it outright.
  46. 1978 Thursday: Extortionists stole the remains of dead comedian Charles Chaplin from his grave in Cosier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland; however, authorities were able to recover them near Lake Geneva 11 weeks later.
  47. 1984 Friday: During the Iran-Iraq War, a massive Iranian offensive against the struggling Iraqis grinds to a stop. 
  48. 1985 Saturday: The government approved a screening test for AIDS that detected antibodies to the virus, allowing possibly contaminated blood to be excluded from the blood supply.
  49. 1987 Monday: The U.S. government reported that the median price for a new home had gone over $100,000 for the first time in history.
  50. 1989 Thursday: Representatives from the 12 European Community Nations agreed to ban all production of CFCs (Chlorofluorocarbons), the synthetic compounds blamed for destroying the Earth’s ozone layer, by the end of the 20th Century.
  51. 1990 Friday: More than 6,000 drivers went on strike against Greyhound Lines Inc. (The company, later declaring an impasse in negotiations, fired the strikers).
  52. 1995 Thursday: The Internet search engine website Yahoo underwent incorporation by founders Jerry Yang and David Filo.
  53. 2002 Saturday: Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the U.S. begins the invasion of Afghanistan on this date.
  54. 2004 Tuesday: Senator John F. Kerry, a man who fought in Vietnam, laid claim to the Democratic presidential nomination after his victories in Super Tuesday contests.  Meanwhile, Marge Schott, the controversial former owner of the Cincinnati Reds Major League Baseball club, died at age 75.  Finally, Academy Awards-winning actress Mercedes McCambridge died in La Jolla, California, at age 87.  NASA announced that the Mars rover Opportunity had discovered evidence that water had existed on the Red Planet in the past.
  55. 2008 Sunday: Following an ongoing five-day Israeli military operation against the ever-belligerent Palestinians, the PLO reports at least 112 of their terrorists, uh, we mean ‘citizens’ have been killed along with untold numbers of wounded.  Stop attacking Israel and your people would not be getting killed.  Morons.  Israeli peace activists protest Israel defending itself while Mahmoud Abbas suspends ties with Jerusalem over his people starting something they can never finish.  The Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni says there are ‘No moral equations between Israelis and Palestinians.’  Thus, the world should stand with the Israelis.
  56. 2011 Wednesday: In his book, “Jesus of Nazareth, Pt. II,” Pope Benedict XVI ‘exonerates the Jewish people for the death of Jesus Christ.  Elsewhere, U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning faces an additional 22 charges for having handed over millions of documents to WikiLeaks.   Meanwhile, as Wisconsin seeks to pass an anti-union bill, state Democrats have fled and won’t return to do their jobs.  They are threatened with fines unless they return posthaste and do their jobs.  
  57. 2012 Friday: The United States space agency NASA reveals it had its security compromised by hackers 13 times in the past year.
  58. 2013 Saturday: New findings from the University of Leicester indicate decreasing sitting time by 90 each day can result in major heath advantages, such as reducing the risk of Type 2 Diabetes.
  59. 2014 Sunday: Ellen DeGeneres hosted the 86th Academy Awards.  “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave,” and “Dallas Buyers Club” win the most awards.  The broadcast received the highest views of any Oscar’s ceremony since the year 2000.  Meanwhile, President Vladimir Putin receives unanimous approval from Russia’s parliament to send troops to the Ukraine to ‘protect ethnic Russians from Ukrainian fascists.’
  60. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, snowstorms continue to hit Boston, Massachusetts, bringing the city’s snowfall this season to 102 inches to date; the city’s highest snowfall occurred in the winter of 1995 with 107.6 inches.  Meanwhile, in Iraq, Iraqi troops are fighting to crush ISIS resistance in and around Tikrit with Iranian help.  Thus, they do not request U.S. airstrikes to help pave the way.   In other news, Hillary Clinton claims she only used official email at the U.S. State Department when she served as its head.
  61. 2016 Wednesday: According to On This Day, the longest scheduled commercial flight occurred, one that flew from Dubai to Auckland, a distance of 8,824 miles.  The Emirates A380 took 17 hours and 15 minutes from wheels up to wheels down.  Wow.  Meanwhile, the government of the Philippines lodges official protests against the Chi-Coms for intimidating their fishing vessels in the South China Sea.  The Chi-Coms are militarizing reefs and atolls, claiming them as ‘islands’ so as to control the international waters by claiming them as territorial waters.  We must nip this one in the bud.  Elect Donald J. Trump president.   Speaking of Trump, the GOP establishment is desperate to thwart him from winning the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.
  62. 2017 Thursday: Much to the horror of President Donald J. Trump and to Trump’s voters, new Attorney-General Jeff Sessions recuses himself from the Russian collusion scam investigation saying that he had ‘met with the Russian ambassador.’  Huh.  Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi, and numerous other Democrats ALL had met with the Russian ambassador on far too many occasions yet there we were, the beginning of a fraudulent investigation that pitted American against American.  Shame.
  63. 2018 Friday: At a funeral before an invitation-only crowd of about 2,000 in Charlotte, N.C., the children of the Reverend Billy Graham remembered “America’s Pastor” as a man devoted to spreading the Gospel, and one who lived his life at home as he preached it in stadiums.  Meanwhile, a nor’easter pounded the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force winds and sideways rain and snow, grounding flights and leaving more than 2 million homes and businesses without power from North Carolina to Maine.
  64. 2019 Saturday: Tennis champion Roger Federer, 37-years-old and 20-time Grand Slam champion wins his 100th ATP Tour title on this date by beating Greek tennis phenom Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4 to win the Dubai championship.   Meanwhile, the United States and South Korea announce that they are going to reduce the size of their annual military exercises in the hopes that North Korea will come around on demands it de-nuclearize. 
  65. 2020 Monday: Following on the exit of Mayor Pete Buttigieg from the Democratic Party’s 2020 Primary Race the day before (which was a shocking surprise), Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar announced her exit from the race today and said she was going to support former Vice President Joe Biden.   Elsewhere, the China Virus continues to spread as various countries from Saudi Arabia, Andorra, Portugal, Ecuador, Morocco, and numerous other countries report their first cases while others like South Korea begin ordering lockdowns and restrictions.
  66. 2021 Tuesday: DAY 42 OF THE BIDEN REGIME: GOD HELP US!  Today, FBI Director Christopher Wray sat before members of the U.S. Senate shagging questions on what we know about the now-infamous Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, the one in which, Antifa- and- Black Lives Matter infiltrators urged on Trump supporters to go berserk, assault the Capitol, and run amok.  Whenever anyone asked Director Wray about LEFTWING violence, such as what occurred over the course of the summer of 2020 and into the fall, he knew little to nothing, but when it came to so-called RIGHTWING violence, he was well-versed.  The Democrats on the Senate panel directed the choir and Director Wray sung loudly, with gusto, to the point that people watching on television had a thought: “It seems Director Wray knows little to nothing  How about next time you want answers from the FBI, why don’t you ask whoever is the TRUE BOSS of the once-proud law enforcement organization?”[vi] 
  67. 2021 Tuesday A: Yet another woman comes out and accuses rapidly sinking New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo of behaving in an indecent sexual manner.  It’s gotten to the point that the so-called “Love Gov” has had to offer a half-assed apology of sorts, claiming he’s just a ‘joker,’ that he ‘likes to horse around’ and other such bull crap.  The “Lov Gov” has also hired a criminal defense attorney now that it appears he is in real trouble over his shenanigans with sending COVID-19-infected patients back into the Empire State’s nursing homes where they murdered thousands of elderly and vulnerable people.  Cuomo is in trouble for his executive order that set this horrendous crime in motion, one in which the ill made others sick and then when they were going to DIE, they bundled them into medical transports, took them BACK to the hospitals where they added to the numbers of Chi-Vi deaths in the hospitals and covered up what Cuomo did to the poor people in the nursing homes.  We hope to see this POS wearing an orange jumpsuit busting up rocks soon.
  68. 2021 Tuesday B: The state of Oklahoma is seeking to get the National Rifle Association to relocate to their state.  Meanwhile, the NRA says that the Biden administration wants to bypass the committee process in Congress so it can force harsh gun control measures onto the American people.
  69. 2021 Tuesday C: A recent poll says at least 52-percent of the Grand Old Party want President Donald J. Trump to be the standard-bearer in 2024.  Meanwhile, Wyoming state Senator Anthony Bouchard has officially announced he is going to primary highly unpopular GOP Congresswoman Liz Cheney in 2022.  Unless the Democrats rally to the side of this RINO, her head is going to be gracing the top of the congressman’s fireplace. 
  70. 2021 Tuesday D: Congressman Jim Jordan, R-OH, calls for a House probe into the “Cancel Culture.” 
  71. 2021 Tuesday E: A recent poll says that Joe Biden has a 61-percent approval rate.  The poll obviously is bulls**t folks because very few have seen the ‘46th president’ stumbling around much less have heard anything he says.  In an era of Deep Fakes, most people except the disciples of all things ‘news’ has seen or heard this illusive guy.  He is akin to trolls living beneath the bridge, pixies and fairies roaming the woods, sprites cavorting about the trees, NO one has seen or heard from him so please, don’t try to scam us with bulls**t polls.
  72. 2021 Tuesday F: Some people are hopeful the U.S. Supreme Court will weigh in on election laws in Arizona that could affect voting nationwide.  Don’t expect much, folks, the Dems don’t need to stack the U.S. Supreme Court when they have John Roberts as chief justice.  What a failure, what a disgrace, what a letdown the man is. 
  73. 2021 Tuesday G: Reports along the southern border say that the tidal wave of illegal alien teens and toddlers swarming across the border is straining facilities with which to house them.   We believe Joe Biden should continue building the wall, that anti-vehicle and anti-personnel trenches should be constructed, barbed wire, minefields, and other obstacles laid in plus the seeding of the Rio Grande with baby alligators scooped up from Florida, Mississippi, and Louisiana.  What is occurring on the southern border is a crime and whether you love you some illegal aliens or you don’t, what is happening to these people is inhumane, horrendous, and evil.  Still, the federal government could pay American citizens $2,500 per month to take in one illegal alien brat. 
  74. 2021 Tuesday H: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is expanding access to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine to all first-responders, law enforcement, K-12 students, and to all who are vulnerable to the Chi-Com Virus.  In other interesting news, Senator Mitt Romney is recovering from a fall that left him black and blue he suffered while visiting family in Boston.  We remember a similar incident when Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, turned up all beat up and he claimed exercise equipment got the best of him.  It later turned out that one of his brothers got the ‘best of him.’
  75. 2021 Tuesday I: Democratic lawmakers are forging ahead with a plan with which to make Puerto Rico a state.   We already know they’re trying to make the District of Columbia a state which is bull crap.  D.C. was created so that the nation’s capital would NOT be in any particular state.  Ah, well, we say if we’re going to make territories and possessions into states, might as well make the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Marianas, and even Midway Island and the Johnson Atoll into states, too.  We say, WTF?  Imagine ALL the new senators with which, the Democrats could pack the U.S. Senate.  Hell, pretty soon various counties will be breaking apart from states and becoming states of their own.  Again, why NOT?  
  76. 2021 Tuesday J: An SUV in Southern California close to the Mexican border crashed into a semi-tractor-trailer rig.  Inside the SUV were 27 people- ILLEGAL FLIPPING ALIENS, PEOPLE- 15 of whom died in the mishap.  Some say ‘they got what they deserved’ while others say if we had secure borders, illegal aliens stuffed into ‘clown cars’ would not be careening all over the highways, crashing into cars and trucks driven by Americans.  Joe Biden, DEFEND THE F**KING BORDERS!  We don’t want to see people killed on  the nation’s highways but until you act against coyotes and begin imprisoning- if not shooting them on the spot– these kinds of tragedies are going to continue.  ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!
  77. 2021 Tuesday K: In other Joe Biden news, the ‘Biden administration’ is now looking into how to give reparations to black folks because of slavery in the past.  The question is, will ALL blacks qualify for ‘reparations,’ i.e., the modern-day equivalent of ’40 acres and a mule’ updated or will it just be blacks who can prove descent from a slave?  Will all NON-BLACK people, i.e., whites, Latinos, Asians, and Native Americans going to foot the bill or are just white folks going to foot this bill?  In interracial marriages, are white spouses going to be able to scrawl their names on a check and hand it over to the black spouse (or give them the credit card) and will that be the end of it?  What about interracial people who boast numerous bloodlines, how is the federal government going to determine this?  It is insane.  Will the government also inform the recipients of the SLAVE REPARATIONS that they will have to pay taxes on the money they receive?   NOTE- here is what WE say: like the $15 per hour minimum wage, this will never happen because once it does, the issue is removed from the arsenal of leftwing issues, NEVER to be used again.  IF you look at history, answer this question, with honesty- how many problems do liberals ever truly solve?
  78. 2021 Tuesday L: New York state lawmakers have stripped Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the “Love Gov” of his pandemic dictatorial powers.  Whoa.  Dreadful things are coming your way there “Killer Cuomo.”
  79. 2021 Tuesday M: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 114,706,724 confirmed cases, +356,113, 2,544,852, confirmed deaths, +7,987, and 64,781,391 confirmed recoveries, +250,043.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 28,998,700 confirmed cases, up 62,539 from yesterday’s reporting, 521,441 confirmed deaths, UP 1,706, and 16,992,502 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 191,256 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, STOP SENDING U.S. vaccines overseas, use them here at home you reprobate scumbag.  NOT OUR PRESIDENT!
  80. 2021 Tuesday N: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,573,588 confirmed cases, 52,521 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,000 confirmed cases, 439 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- NOTE: Hawaii has not updated their stats in nearly a week.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 343,746 confirmed cases, 5,038 confirmed deaths (same as yesterday), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Kansas: currently, they have 397,436 confirmed cases, 4,743 confirmed deaths, and 312,758 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 779,958 confirmed cases, 5,760 confirmed deaths, and 735,850 confirmed recoveries.
  81. 2021 Tuesday O: In one of the greatest pieces of news we have had in a long time, Governor Gregg Abbott of Texas says the Lone Star State will be open for business in one week.  ALL businesses, no matter who or what they are, may reopen and even better, the mask mandate is NO more.  Of course, liberals are wetting their panties, but it is what it is, America is coming back.  As soon as we evict losers like Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Lov Gov, of New York, and Frankenstein-headed Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan (all she is missing are the bolts on her neck), the country can reopen wide, and we can move beyond the Chinese Virus.  In other Chi-Vi news, American diplomats going to communist China on behalf of the Biden administration are being forced to undergo the fearsome Chi-Com COVID-19 anal swab.  Tell them to go f**k themselves.
  82. 2021 Tuesday P: Speaking of the Chi-Vi, aka COVID-19, the Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans is opposed to the Johnson & Johnson Wuhan Virus vaccine because  it uses cells derived from abortions in both its manufacture and its testing.  IF the Catholic Church is against the Johnson & Johnson vaccine then we are against it, too.  Speaking of the J & J vaccine, with only 3.7 million does offered, Merck is stepping in to convert two of its U.S. manufacturing facilities to begin mass-producing and packaging of the vaccine.  As we said, we can wait. 
  83. 2021 Tuesday Q:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,391.52, DOWN 143.99 points (-0.46%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,358.79, DOWN 230.04 points (-1.69%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,870.29, DOWN 31.53 points (-0.81%).  The price of GOLD is $1,732.80 per troy oz., -0.80 (-0.05%) while the price of SILVER is $26.80 per troy ounce, -0.08 (-0.29%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,202.20 per troy oz, -12.20 (-1.0\0%) while the price of COPPER is $4.19 per pound, -0.03 (-0.78%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,368.60 per troy oz, +19.60 (+0.83%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.68 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.12%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.62.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.   In Taiwanese dollars, one greenback equals 27.85. 
  84. 2021 Tuesday R: The House Democrats continue slamming one bill after another.  Today, they introduced a wide-ranging (and unbelievably expensive, we suspect) climate bill which means MORE slush fund cash for Democrats to stick their hands in.   In other news, FBI Director Christopher Wray won’t release the cause of Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick.  Even the family does not know the cause of their husband’s and father’s death.  Many believe he suffered a stroke on January 6, 2021, when he was blasted in the face with bear repellant.  The left wants everyone to believe that Officer Sicknick had his head stoved in with a fire extinguisher, but no evidence of that occurrence exists.  Sadly, he was quickly cremated, and his autopsy records sealed.  Left-wing governments and Islamic extremists ALWAYS require martyrs.[vii]   In other interesting news, far-left hatemonger Neera Tanden is OUT as the next White House Office of Management and Budget boss.  Her past hateful speech in social media came back to bite her on her skinny ass.  Ouch!   Finally, Democrats want to end qualified immunity for police officers.
  85. 2021 Tuesday S: Senator Martin Heinrich, D-NM, and Congressman Darren Soto, D-FL, have authored a bill to fast-track Puerto Rican statehood.  As we have said, just give statehood to Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Northern Marianas, Johnston Atoll, Midway Island, and other specks in the Pacific Ocean we claim.  Imagine all the senators the Democrats could have.   Meanwhile, Senator Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says, he has the votes to pass the Biden Porkulus $1.9 trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill but hey- still NO $2,000 checks per U.S. citizen. 
  86. 2021 Tuesday T: The National Security Commission says that if the United States does not immediately pick up the pace, the Chi-Coms are going to win the race for artificial intelligence and can then use it to subjugate the rest of the world.  We had better get our act in order.  Elsewhere, the Nigerian military frees 279 kidnapped schoolgirls, seized by Boko Haram from Jangebe Town.  There are questions as to whether the Nigerians paid a ransom for them or not.  Meanwhile, Boko Haram attacked a favorite target of theirs, the town of Dikwa where they have a military outpost and humanitarian aid.  Apparently, the jihadists overran the town.  No word on casualties.  
  87. 2021 Tuesday U: In other Chris Wray news, the FBI director said that ‘several of the more than 300 people arrested for the Capitol Hill Riot of January 06, 2021, have ties to right-wing militias.’  He also said that since he became director in 2017, white extremism threats have more than tripled.  He also said there is NO evidence of fraud in the 2020 Presidential Election.  In Texas, a judge was arrested along with some other scumbags for committing election fraud in that state. 
  88. 2021 Tuesday V: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1638 with a jackpot of $43 million on the line: 04, 08, 13, 34, 64, and Mega 18.  Out of 52,291 winning tickets, the highest were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $4,732 apiece.
  89. 2022 Wednesday: Friends, stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball drawings…

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The tertiary effort by the Band- “Stage Fright” came out on August 17, 1970, and was a wonderful addition to the band’s growing discography.  Once again, the band featured the lineup of Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones).   The album contained two big hits- the title track and “The Shape I’m In.”  We hope you will seek this one out and consider adding it to your collection as there’s nothing better than this glorious group.  Ask anyone who’s seen them in their heyday, and you will understand just how legendary and amazing they were.  You will love them just as we do.  Enjoy.   

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[i] We definitely hope to present the music of ALL the classic Motown bands- including the famed Four Tops- sometime within the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further developments.

[ii] 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.

[iii] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Todd Rundgren but one day, we sure as heck will so please stay tuned.

[iv] We should have promoted the music of Paris at the same time we did Fleetwood Mac.  Sadly, we will promote Paris when we do Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, and Blodwyn Pig.  Paris created two fine albums in the 1970s.  Besides Sales, the band featured guitarist/vocalist Bob Welch and bassist/keyboardist Glenn Cornick.

[v] We are not sure when AC/DC will be in the works but you bet they will be at some point, possibly in 2027-2028. 

[vi] Director Wray is one of the most adept practitioners of the fine art of NEVER answering questions.  It should shock everyone concerned how this man seemingly does not know very much about any topic at hand other than that white people are generally the culprits.  Much like Jen Psaki, he either is too ill-informed or unfit for the job held. 

[vii] The Soviets had their Pavlik Morozov, a boy who ratted out his parents as not being down with the struggle.  In every square in every town and city, statues of Pavlik Morozov were erected. 

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

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

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

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

  1. 607 Thursday: Boniface III begins his reign as the 66th Roman Catholic Pope.
  2. 1473 Wednesday: Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland.
  3. 1634 Sunday: At the Battle of Smolensk, Polish King Wladyslaw IV beats the Russians causing them severe casualties.
  4. 1674 Monday: Holland and Great Britain sign the Peace of Westminster, which cedes New York City to the British.
  5. 1803 Saturday: The U.S. Congress accepts the Constitution of the state of Ohio; however, it did not ratify the document until 1853.
  6. 1807 Thursday: Former Vice President Aaron Burr, accused of treason, was arrested in the Mississippi Territory, in present-day Alabama; however, at his later trial, the jury exonerated him.  Elsewhere, A British naval squadron under Admiral Duckworth forces passage through the Ottoman controlled Dardanelles.   
  7. 1846 Thursday: In Texas, the new state’s leaders formally install the government in the city of Austin.
  8. 1856 Tuesday: Professor Hamilton L. Smith patented the tintype camera on this date.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: Russian Czar Alexander II abolishes serfdom.
  10. 1864 Friday: The Order of the Knights of Pythias, an international, non-sectarian fraternal organization, underwent founding in Washington, D.C.
  11. 1878 Tuesday: Thomas Edison received a U.S. patent for “an improvement in phonograph or speaking machines.”
  12. 1881 Saturday: Kansas becomes the first state to officially ban alcoholic beverages.
  13. 1899 Sunday: The 21st U.S. Interior Secretary Cornelius Newton Bliss left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from March 06, 1897, until today.
  14. 1906 Monday: William Keith Kellogg founds his Battle Creek, Michigan, Toasted Corn Flake Company.
  15. 1913 Wednesday: With U.S. support, Mexican General V. Huerta takes control of the government of his nation.
  16. 1919 Wednesday: In Paris, W.E.B. Du Bois organizes the Pan-African Congress.  
  17. 1934 Monday: A blizzard began inundating the northeastern United States, with the heaviest snowfall occurring in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
  18. 1940 Monday: Two members of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles are born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date: Smokey Robinson and Bobby Rogers.  Smokey will sing lead vocals and Bobby part of the backing vocalists. 
  19. 1941 Wednesday: In occupied Amsterdam, the Gestapo begins the roundup of local Jews, but the Jews fight back and drive the Nazis back.  Meanwhile, as the Battle of Britain picks up in intensity, the first night of ‘three nights of blitzes’ begins as German warplanes begin bombing areas around Swansea, South Wales.  By the time the bombings end, most of the city is in flaming ruins.
  20. 1942 Thursday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which cleared the way for the U.S. military to relocate and intern Japanese-Americans.  Japanese warplanes raided the Australian city of Darwin; at least 243 people died in the attack.  Meanwhile, the New York Yankees announced that would admit 5,000 uniformed service members free to each of their home ballgames during the coming season.
  21. 1943 Friday: During World War II in Tunisia, German armor launches a major attack through Kasserine Pass against untested U.S. troops.  In the U.S., Mark Andes, future bassist of the psychedelic rock band out of Los Angeles, California, Spirit[i] and its spin-off, Jo Jo Gunne, was born.
  22. 1944 Saturday: On this night, 823 British RAF bombers attack the Nazi capital at Berlin.  On the Italian Front, fighting intensifies around the Anzio beach head but the Allied troops won’t be budged from their weakening positions.  The Germans are beginning to peter out in the assault, losses are incredibly high for both sides.
  23. 1945 Monday: During World War II, some 30,000 U.S. Marines began landing on Iwo Jima, where they began a successful month-long battle to seize control of the island from Japanese forces.
  24. 1946 Tuesday: Paul Dean—future guitarist with the Canadian rock band, Loverboy[ii]—is born in Vancouver on this date.
  25. 1948 Thursday: Tony Iommi—future lead guitarist with Black Sabbath[iii] (and for a brief time with Jethro Tull[iv])—was born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  26. 1949 Saturday: Eddie Hardin, future vocalist and keyboardist who took Steve Winwood’s place in the Spencer Davis Group[v] and then formed Axis Point with Charlie Whitney of Family[vi], was born on this date in London, England.
  27. 1950 Sunday: Andy Powell—future founding member and lifelong guitarist/vocalist with the British band, Wishbone Ash[vii]—is born in London, England, on this date.
  28. 1952 Tuesday: French forces in Indochina launch a major assault on Viet Minh positions in and around Hanoi.
  29. 1953 Thursday: The State of Georgia approved the first literature censorship board in the United States.  The new legislation excluded newspapers, however, from the controls.
  30. 1959 Thursday: Britain, Turkey, and Greece granting Cyprus its independence signed an agreement.
  31. 1963 Tuesday: The Soviet Union informed President Kennedy it would withdraw “several thousand” of its troops in Cuba.  Meanwhile, “The Feminine Mystique” by Betty Friedan was first published by W.W. Norton & Co.
  32. 1965 Friday: The National Football League adds a sixth official to its refereeing squads.
  33. 1968 Monday: The children’s program “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” created by and starring Fred Rogers, made its network debut on National Educational Television, a forerunner of PBS, beginning a 31-season run.
  34. 1973 Monday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Spectrum, heavyweight boxer Ernie Terrell scores a TKO of opponent, Canadian Bill Drover, at the 2:28 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round boxing match to put his pro record to 46-7.  On the same card, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a TKO over his opponent, Jimmy Young, at the 2:59 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round bout.  Shavers put his pro record to 43-2 while that of Young went to 7-4.
  35. 1977 Saturday:  Fleetwood Mac[viii] releases its smash album, “Rumours” on this date.  This album would captivate the airwaves for much of the year, spawning numerous hit singles, all of which detailed the very public misery the band members were undergoing.  Infidelity, marital breakups, too much drink, loads of cocaine, and other wild and zany doings and it was all encapsulated-on vinyl for the world to behold.
  36. 1980 Tuesday: In East Dulwich, England, Bon Scott—hardcore rock singer for the Australian band, AC/DC[ix]—dies from acute alcoholic poisoning on this date.
  37. 1981 Thursday: Ford Motor Company announced its loss of $1.5 billion on this date.
  38. 1985 Tuesday: As part of the 30th anniversary of Disneyland, China—the communist nation—welcomed Mickey Mouse to tour the nation, which it did, playing 30 cities in 30 days.  Elsewhere, William Schroeder became the first artificial-heart patient to leave the confines of a hospital.  Finally, the Coca-Cola Company introduced Cherry Coke on this date.
  39. 1986 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate approved an international treaty outlawing genocide, 83-11; nearly 37 years after the delegates submitted the document for ratification.  Meanwhile, Jordan’s King Hussein severs his ties with the PLO.
  40. 1987 Thursday: Airing for the first time on television, a controversial anti-smoking public service announcement made its debut.  The ad filmed Yul Brynner shortly before he died from lung cancer.  The famous actor made it clear in the ad that he would die from cigarette smoking prior to the airing of the PSA.
  41. 1994 Saturday: In Charlotte, N.C., heavyweight boxer Tony “TNT” Tucker scores a TKO over his opponent, George Stephens, in the 1st round of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 50-2.   In other action on the fight card, Bruce Seldon, aka the Atlantic City Express, scored a TKO over his opponent, Nathaniel Fitch, in the 4th round of a scheduled 12-round, heavyweight IBF title boxing match to maintain his title and to put his pro record to 29-3.
  42. 1997 Wednesday: Deng Xiaoping, the last of China’s major communist revolutionaries, died at age 92.
  43. 2001 Monday: The museum at the Oklahoma City National Memorial Center underwent dedication.
  44. 2002 Tuesday: The NASA spacecraft Mars Odyssey commenced using it thermal emission imaging system to map the surface of the Red Planet.
  45. 2008 Tuesday: Fidel Castro resigned the Cuban presidency with his brother Raul becoming his successor.
  46. 2011 Saturday: In the People’s Republic of China, the calls for a “Jasmine Revolution” spread across the Internet as the authorities hunt down the participants.  Woe to any of them the Ministry of State Security apprehends as those folks are going to be ‘relocating to Xinjiang Province to help the Uighurs with their labors.’
  47. 2012 Sunday: In a retaliatory move, Iran halts all exports of oil to both France and the United Kingdom over the sanctions imposed on their country by the European Union.
  48. 2013 Tuesday: During a UN conference on disarmament, North Korea threatens to obliterate South Korea.  
  49. 2014 Wednesday: Chinese automaker Dongfeng and the French government have each invested in PSA Peugeot Citroen, which ranked as the European car company with the lowest sales of new vehicles last year.
  50. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, Walmart announces that in April, it will raise wages of 500,000 Sam’s Club and Walmart workers to $9/hour, exceeding the current minimum wage by $1.75, with a further pay raise to $10/hour by next February.  However, in February 2016, Walmart announced that it is closing 150 stores across the United States—why?
  51. 2016 Friday: Harper Lee- the author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” died at age 89.  Elsewhere, the ‘so-called religion of peace’- Islam- strikes yet again as suicide bombers in northern Cameroon blow up at least 24 people and wound another 112 at an outdoor market.  What the f**k is wrong with Boko Haram.  Meanwhile, Israeli police are forced to shoot and kill three Palestinian jihadists in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
  52. 2017 Sunday: American jazz guitarist Larry Coryell dies at age 73.  Elsewhere in Iraq, Iraqi troops- backed by the U.S.- are fighting their way into western Mosul to drive the ISIS thugs out of the city.  Meanwhile, new Department of Homeland Security Director John Kelly signs a mass deportation order which causes Democrats to go insane.  They love their illegal aliens.
  53. 2018 Monday: During the Syrian civil war, Syrian government troops bombard the town of Gouta over three days killing at least 100 civilians.  Meanwhile, in Maputo, Mozambique, at least 17 people die when a massive garbage mound collapses.  Finally, Nigerian government spokespeople blame Boko Haram- a member of the so-called ‘religion of peace’- is credited with kidnapping 110 girls after an attack on a school in Yobe state.  Kill all the Islamists.
  54. 2019 Tuesday: Sen. Bernie Sanders confirms he is going to run for president of the United States a second time.  Meanwhile, President Trump announces plans to elevate former Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker as deputy head of the U.S. Department of Justice.  Next, President Trump signs the order to create the U.S. Space Force, the newest branch of government that will prepare to defend the nation’s interests in the realm of space.
  55. 2020 Wednesday: Information appears that proves beyond the shadow of a doubt that multi-billionaire Michael “Mini-Mike” Bloomberg is indeed doing everything imaginable to buy the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  As of today, he has spent more than $400 million on network and cable TV channels as well as on radio.  What he has spent on Internet advertising is so far unknown.  Tonight, six candidates face off in the Democratic 2020 Primary Debate on NBC: Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, and former Mayor Bloomberg.  Absent are billionaire Tom Steyer and of course, Tulsi Gabbard, whom the Democrats do NOT want.  Meanwhile, in Chicago, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich gives a news conference on the porch of his home.  His sentence commuted to time served the day before by President Donald J. Trump, he proclaims himself a “Trump-o-Crat” and pledges to work to help others who have been unjustly punished by the Comey-led FBI.  Good for you, Mr. Governor, good for you.  Finally, President Donald Trump visits the city of Bakersfield, home of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.
  56. 2021 Friday: Day 31 of the Biden Regime: first of all- due to growing pushback on both sides of the aisle- Joe Biden acknowledges the $15 per hour minimum wage hike may not happen anytime soon.   Next, the House Democrats demonstrate how much they hate President Donald J. Trump by their creation of a new bill- the “No Glory for Hate Act”- which will prohibit twice-impeached presidents from being celebrated, buried in Arlington National Cemetery, or having monuments and roads and the like named after them.  Wow.  Elsewhere, as the investigators investigate the Capitol Hill police officers, six of them are suspended with pay while another 35 are being scrutinized for having affiliations to President Donald J. Trump.  Kool-Aid-guzzling U.S. Army General Russell L. Honoré Ret. And chief inquisitor of the Antifa-infiltrated- and- lead Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, is digging posthaste to uncover the evildoers behind the appalling assault on Capitol Hill, only he’s looking at those with MAGA sympathies and not at the real instigators and proponents of what happened on the dreary day when Antifa and Black Lives Matter stormed the Capitol. 
  57. 2021 Friday A: Climate ‘czar’ John F. Kerry vows tough stance on all climate evildoers in the U.S. as the United States rejoins the Paris Climate Accord, yet another selling out of the United States to globalists.   Meanwhile, in the ‘post-COVID-19 world,’ the TSA announces plans to hire another 6,000 agents so the liberals can increase the numbers of their secret police at all airports across the nation.  Man, that Chi-Vi is permitting our government to skip down the totalitarian path.  Elsewhere, in the Free World of Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis, Republican, proposes sweeping election reforms in his state.   Finally, the Minneapolis Police Department are beefing up security both at the courthouse and around the city as the Derek Chauvin trial looms on the horizon. 
  58. 2021 Friday B: Boko Haram thugs in Niger kidnap 27 students from a boarding school and carry them off into the jungle.  The SOBS must be short on wives, again.  Next, the Kremlin warns the West to pull back from sanctions related to Alexei Navalny’s prison sentence, ‘or else.’  Speaking of thugs, the ‘paradise of Iran’ demands the U.S. repeal and remove ALL sanctions on their country imposed by President Donald J. Trump.  Don’t worry, grand ayatollah, the U.S. is going to rejoin the flawed nuclear deal the Obama-Biden administration participated in with your country.  Speaking of this deal, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasts the Biden-Harris administration for reentering this deal.  Under President Trump, the Iranians were on their knees begging for mercy.  Now, it’s back to business as usual. 
  59. 2021 Friday C: Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department imposes travel sanctions on 43 Belorussian officials and bigwigs over the actions of their corrupt government.  The Biden administration loves Iran but wants to punish Russia and Belorussia.  WTF?  Next, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is attempting to rally ‘quad democracies’ to pushback against a belligerent communist China.  Why?  The Biden Family and many members of his administration LOVE the Chi-Coms.  Must be just for show.
  60. 2021 Friday D: RINO Senator Jon Thune says the ‘GOP is engaging in ‘cancel culture’ by going after the losers who voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump as well as the RINO senators who voted to convict President Donald J. Trump.’  Will these losers ever learn their flipping lessons?  It appears not.  The American people will have to show them.  Meanwhile, the U.S. begins admitting the first batch of illegal aliens begging for asylum into the country even though south Texas mayors are begging the federal government not to do this because they have no support with which, they can provide them.  Let ‘em freeze.   Elsewhere, the feds are pushing to kick the National Rifle Association’s top lawyer off the bankruptcy case.   Finally, good citizens are working alongside police in Oakland’s Chinatown to catch the thug or thugs who have been attacking Chinese citizens.  We still suspect when the culprit is caught, it will be another minority.  Speaking of the Chinese, Great Britain is welcoming in thousands of Hong Kong’s citizens who are escaping the crackdown by the thugs in Beijing.  In the next five years, London could welcome in as many as 300,000 people along with their dependents.
  61. 2021 Friday E: ERCOT says the catastrophic collapse of the power grid in Texas which led to massive blackouts would have occurred anyway even without the severe weather storm.  Still, the operators have gotten the power system up-and-running.  What the heck has happened to nuclear energy?  It’s safe, dependable, cheap, and lasts forever.  All we need do is to find a way to recycle used nuclear fuel so we can reuse it.   Elsewhere, Dolly Parton nixes the idea of putting a statue dedicated to her in the Tennessee State Capitol Building.  Who would want such an honor in this world of left-wing pansy cancel culture?  Revered today, torn down and defaced tomorrow.  Finally, doctors at Johns Hopkins University says, ‘herd immunity for the Chi-Com Flu can be achieved by April 2021.’
  62. 2021 Friday F: We learn that the Wuhan Institute of Virology has received U.S. money to study dangerous diseases including the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Speaking of the Chinese Virus, millions of vaccines for this lab-engineered malady continue to linger in freezer facilities across the country.  Joe Biden says ‘NO such vaccine existed when he came into office’ but we know that a man who asks his wife, ‘where we’re at’ every day he awakens in the White House residence does not know very much, including that he and his wife received their vaccines ahead of his taking the oath of office.  Speaking of the Chi-Com pandemic, the Baby Evita- aka AOC, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Sandy Cortez (birth name) is jumping on the anti-Andrew “Killer” Cuomo bandwagon and much like NYC Mayor Bill Di Blasio, driving the dagger into the beleaguered Empire State governor.   Wow.  Just like piranha fish.  
  63. 2021 Friday G: The American Civil Liberties Union asks SCOTUS to declare all-male draft ‘unconstitutional.’  Meanwhile, Kim Kardashian files for divorce from entertainment mogul Kanye West.  Next, a day after its passage, a federal court strikes down South Carolina’s abortion bill, one that prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.  The bill is designed to prohibit abortion chop shops such as Planned Parenthood from operating in minority communities where they murder mostly minority unborn children, sell the fetal body parts to scientists, Satanists, and other sick f**ks, and then donate money back to the Democratic Socialist Party of the United States.  WTF?  Meanwhile, Representative Mark Green says, ‘the Biden immigration plan is pretty flipping crazy.’  Amen.  Illegal alien hunting licenses, anyone?  Next, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-MO., to Newsmax TV: “Follow the Trump template to restore the economy.”   Finally, following Nikki Haley’s failed attempt to meet with President Donald J. Trump at Mar-A-Lago after BLASTING the 45th president and the man who made her ambassador to the United Nations, Senator Lindsey Graham has embarked on a peace mission to see the president.  Interesting Note- Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has ordered all flags to fly at half-mast for Rush Limbaugh.
  64. 2021 Friday H: Here are the numbers for the COVID-19 global pandemic, the planet first: 109,901,931 confirmed cases, +288,143, 2,430,096, confirmed deaths, +8,615, and 61,879,542 confirmed recoveries, +203,850.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 28,100,922 confirmed cases, up 70,592 from yesterday’s reporting, 495,180 confirmed deaths, UP 2,253, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries same as it’s been since ‘Pro-China Joe’ moved into the White House.  NOTE- in the White House 31 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 168,862 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Fellow Americans, JOE BIDEN LIED AND PEOPLE HAVE DIED.
  65. 2021 Friday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,514,246 confirmed cases, 48,411 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,460 confirmed cases, 428 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 335,340 confirmed cases, 4,868 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the United States: South Carolina- currently, they have 497,937 confirmed cases, 8,213 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 741,934 confirmed cases, 5,509 confirmed deaths, and 688,184 confirmed recoveries.     
  66. 2021 Friday J: For a laugh, let’s look at the Chi-Coms’ numbers- they say they have 89,816 cases, +10 from last week, 4,636 confirmed deaths (same as two weeks ago), and 84,696 confirmed recoveries, +46 from last week.  This, of course, is ALL BULLS**T.  When we had contacts in Hong Kong, they said ‘times the numbers by 100, 150, or 200 times and you would get a somewhat closer picture.’  Maggot-eating scum.   NOTE- communists lie.  They ALWAYS LIE.  They lie about everything.  They cover up dastardly deeds like that POS moronic New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo and when threatened with exposure, they begin making threats.  Scumbags, all of them scumbags.
  67. 2021 Friday K:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,494.32, UP 0.98 points (+0.003%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,874.46, UP 9.11 points (+0.066%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,906.71, DOWN 7.26 points (-0.19%).  Although stocks are jumping up and down, we still anticipate the collapse of the U.S. economy as long as (1) businesses don’t reopen in BLUE states; (2) Joe Biden allows the Third World to flood into the United States; (3) economic idiots are running the show in the ‘Biden administration;’ and (4) fossil fuel production is collapsing thanks to Green New Deal policies being implemented by the frigging Democratic-Socialists.
  68. 2021 Friday J: The price of GOLD is $1,783.10 per troy oz., +5.70 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $27.37 per troy ounce, +0.12 (+0.43%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,282.20 per troy oz, -10.90 (-0.84%) while the price of COPPER is $4.07 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,379.80 per troy oz, +21.00 (+0.89%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.01 per barrel, -0.23 (-0.39%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros while one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.  One-dollar U.S. = 0.000018 Bitcoin.  Next, one U.S. greenback = 73.95 Russian rubles.  In contrast, one Washington dollar equals 3.75 Saudi Riyal.  Stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1635 with a $20 million pot up for grabs.  Here are the numbers- 27, 32, 47, 50, 53, and Mega 04.  Out of 52,450 winning tickets, the highest winners were 36 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $421 apiece.
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[i] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. This included the music of Jo Jo Gunne.

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

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

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

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

[vi] 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.

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

[viii] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  On Tuesday, 18-January-2011, we promoted the album, “Rumours.”  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We thank you. 

[ix] We look forward to sharing the music of AC/DC sometime within the next five years.  Remain vigilant for the day when we do.

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd; Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root; U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie; U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole; U.S. Secretary of War Elihu Root; U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper; the Beatles, Blue Öyster Cult featuring Richie Castellano, Foghat and Savoy Brown featuring “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, the Grateful Dead featuring John Perry Barlow, KISS featuring Mark St. John, “The Wall” by Pink Floyd, Three Dog Night featuring Jimmy Greenspoon, and Wild Turkey featuring John “Pugwash” Weathers:

  1. 590 Sunday: The reign of the 63rd Roman Catholic Pope Pelagius II ends today.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on November 26, 579.
  2. 1522 Tuesday: The Treaty of Brussels leads to a split in the House of Hapsburg: the Spanish and the Austrian branches.
  3. 1550 Tuesday: The reign of the 221st Roman Catholic Pope Julius III begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until March 29, 1555.
  4. 1569 Friday: Spanish King Phillip II forms the Inquisition in South America.
  5. 1795 Saturday: The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, dealing with states’ sovereign immunity, underwent ratification.
  6. 1826 Tuesday: In Frankfurt, Kentucky, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd died.  A Democratic-Republican, he was nominated by President Thomas Jefferson to fill a NEW SEAT and he served from March 03, 1807, to February 07, 1826.
  7. 1857 Saturday: A French court acquitted author Gustave Flaubert of obscenity for his serialized novel, “Madame Bovary.”
  8. 1863 Saturday: The British Royal Navy corvette HMS Orpheus struck a sandbar and sank off the coast of New Zealand, killing 189 out of the 259 men on board the ship.
  9. 1864 Sunday: Federal troops occupy Jacksonville, Florida, during the Civil War.
  10. 1868 Friday: The 21st U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan from March 07, 1853, to February 07, 1868.  He next became a senator representing his home state of Kentucky.
  11. 1877 Wednesday: In New York City, organizers established the first Guernsey Cattle Club.
  12. 1878 Thursday: The reign of the 255th Roman Catholic Pope Pius IX ended on this date.  He first became the shepherd of his global flock on June 16, 1846.
  13. 1882 Tuesday: At Mississippi City, the last sanctioned bareknuckle for the heavyweight boxing championship took place.
  14. 1891 Saturday: The Great Blizzard of 1891 begins to form.
  15. 1893 Tuesday: Elisha Gray patented a machine called the telautograph.  It automatically signed autographs to documents.
  16. 1904 Sunday: A fire began in Baltimore that raged for about 30 hours and destroyed more than 1,500 buildings.
  17. 1905 Tuesday: Oklahoma becomes a state in the Union.
  18. 1913 Friday: In a battle with the Bulgarian army, the Ottoman Turks lose 5,000 men at Gallipoli.
  19. 1914 Saturday: Keystone Film Co. released the silent short comedy, “Kid Auto Races at Venice,” Charles Chaplin’s second film, and the first in which, he plays the “Little Tramp. “
  20. 1915 Sunday: The Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes: on the Eastern Front during World War I, German troops surround a Russian force and begin to neutralize it.
  21. 1922 Tuesday: DeWitt and Lila Acheson Wallace offered 5,000 copies of “Reader’s Digest” magazine for the first time.
  22. 1924 Thursday: The government of Benito Mussolini exchanges diplomats with the Soviet Union.
  23. 1936 Friday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized a flag for the office of vice president.
  24. 1937 Sunday: In New York City, the 38th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root died.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 07-19-1905 to January 27, 1909.   He also served the nation as its 41st U.S. Secretary of War.  He served under President Theodore Roosevelt from August 01, 1899, to January 31, 1904.
  25. 1940 Wednesday: British railways nationalized.  Elsewhere, Walt Disney’s second feature-length movie, “Pinocchio,” premiered in New York.
  26. 1941 Friday: Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey Orchestra record “Everything Happens to Me.”  In North Africa during World War II, British forces are able to capture 130,000 Italian troops following heavy fighting at Beda Fomm.
  27. 1942 Saturday: U.S. and Filipino troops continue their fighting retreat down the Bataan Peninsula on the way to Corregidor.  Japanese troops under the command of General Homma are following closely behind. 
  28. 1943 Sunday: The U.S. government announced that shoe rationing would go into effect in two days.
  29. 1944 Monday: During World War II, the Germans launch a counter-offensive at Anzio, Italy.  Elsewhere, Bing Cosby and the John Scott Trotter Orchestra recorded “Swinging on a Star” for Decca Records in Los Angeles, California.
  30. 1945 Wednesday: General Douglas McArthur returns to Manila, Philippines.
  31. 1947 Friday: Both Palestinians and Jews vote against British proposal to split Palestine into two separate nations.  Elsewhere, in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, future drummer with Glenn Cornick’s Wild Turkey- John “Pugwash” Weathers- is born.
  32. 1948 Saturday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower resigned as army chief of staff and General Omar Bradley succeeded him in Europe.  Meanwhile, Jimmy Greenspoon (keyboards 1968-76 / 1981-2015 with the rock band, Three Dog Night[i]) is born in Beverly Hills, California, on this date.
  33. 1949 Monday: Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees becomes the first professional baseball player with a $100,000 annual salary.
  34. 1950 Tuesday: Wisconsin Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy uncovers communists in the U.S. State Department.
  35. 1952 Thursday: Future Colorado governor and eventual Senator John Hickenlooper is born on this date in Narberth, Pennsylvania.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2021.
  36. 1954 Sunday: In Carlinville, Illinois, future Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente is born.  A Republican, Boente would serve under President Donald J. Trump from January 30, 2017, to February 09, 2017.
  37. 1956 Tuesday: Future member of the rock band, KISS[ii]–Mark St. John (lead guitar/vocals 1984)—is born on this date in Hollywood, California.
  38. 1959 Saturday: Fidel Castro proclaims a new Cuban constitution.
  39. 1960 Sunday: Ancient writings found at Qumran near the Dead Sea.
  40. 1961 Tuesday: Jane Fonda made her acting debut in the NBC drama “A String of Beads.”   Elsewhere, in Miami Beach, Florida, Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) puts his pro record to 4-0 with a first-round knockout at the 1:34 minute mark in a scheduled heavyweight boxing match.  His opponent, Jim Robinson, saw his pro record drop to 1-3.
  41. 1962 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy imposed full trade embargo on Cuba.  Elsewhere, a gas explosion in Luisanthal coalmine in Voelklingen, Germany, kills 298 miners.  
  42. 1964 Friday: The Beatles[iii] began their first American tour as they arrived at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, where they cracked wise during a chaotic press conference while thousands of their fans jammed inside the terminal.
  43. 1967 Tuesday: A fire at a restaurant in Montgomery, Alabama, kills 25 people.
  44. 1969 Friday: Al-Fatah leader Yasser Arafat becomes president of the Palestine Liberation Organization on this date.  Elsewhere, Diane Crump becomes the first woman jockey at a major U.S. racetrack in Hialeah, Florida.
  45. 1971 Sunday: Women in Switzerland gained the right to vote through a national referendum, 12 years after a previous attempt failed.
  46. 1974 Thursday: The Symbionese Liberation Army claims responsibility for the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, daughter of Randolph Hearst.  Meanwhile, Grenada gains independence from Britain.  Finally, Mel Brooks’ “Blazing Saddles” opens in movie theaters.
  47. 1976 Saturday: Darryl Sittler of the Toronto Maple Leafs set a National Hockey League record when he scored 10 points in a game against the Boston Bruins.  He scored six goals and four assists.
  48. 1977 Monday: Russia launches Soyuz 24 on this date.
  49. 1979 Wednesday: The British rock group, Pink Floyd[iv], premiered “The Wall” live on stage.  This concert and the subsequent tour in support of this legendary, life-altering album would be among the costliest in rock and roll history but what the hell- it’s Pink Floyd!  You can’t have your pudding if you don’t eat your meat!
  50. 1980 Thursday: Richie Castellano, future guitarist/vocalist with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cult[v], is born on this date in Brooklyn, New York.
  51. 1983 Monday: Elizabeth Dole, the first female- and 8th– secretary of the Department of Transportation takes the oath of office on this date.  A Republican, she served under President Ronald Reagan from February 07, 1983, to September 30, 1987.
  52. 1984 Tuesday: Space shuttle astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart made the first untethered spacewalk.
  53. 1985 Thursday: “Sports Illustrated” released its annual swimsuit edition.  It was the largest regular edition in the magazine’s history at 218 pages.
  54. 1986 Friday: Haitian President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier fled his country ending 28 years of family rule.
  55. 1988 Sunday: Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson marries actress Robin Givens.  This would prove to be disastrous for the heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
  56. 1992 Friday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, wins a 12-round, unanimous decision over “Merciless Ray” Mercer to put his pro-record to 54-3 while Mercer’s record went to 18-1 with his first loss.
  57. 1994 Monday: Shock jock Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge.
  58. 1995 Tuesday: In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Tommy “The Duke” Morrison scores a TKO at the 2:41 minute mark of Round 1 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout over his opponent Ken Merritt.  Morrison’s record as a pro would go to 42-2-1.
  59. 1999 Sunday: Crown Prince Abdullah becomes King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.  Meanwhile, NASA’s Stardust space probe launched on this date.  The mission was to return comet dust samples from comet Wild 2.  The mission was completed on January 15, 2006, when the sample return capsule returned to Earth.
  60. 2000 Monday: “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, rhythm guitarist and vocalist for both the original Savoy Brown[vi] and Foghat[vii], died in Orlando, Florida, at age 56, on this date, the cause being cancer.  Elsewhere California’s legislature declared that February 13 would be “Charles M. Schultz Day.”
  61. 2010 Sunday: The New Orleans Saints won their first Super Bowl, XLIV, 31-17 over the Indianapolis Colts at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida.  The Colts were favored but went down in flames as the Saints dominated the game from start to finish.  Elsewhere, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad commands the nation’s atomic agency to begin enriching uranium at a much faster pace.
  62. 2011 Monday: AOL purchases the liberal website, the Huffington Post, for $315 million.
  63. 2012 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passes a law allowing a much greater usage of drones within the United States.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit overturns California’s Proposition 8: the ban on Gay marriage within the state.  Elsewhere, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrives in Damascus to hold talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
  64. 2013 Thursday: In Europe, ready-meal manufacturer, Findus, withdrew its beef lasagna meals from supermarkets after confirming beef supplied by French manufacturer, Comigel contained horsemeat.
  65. 2014 Friday: A bill to restore jobless benefits for the unemployed fails in the U.S. Senate; the benefits, a 3-month extension for 1.3 million unemployed will cost $6 billion; Democrats did not satisfy Republican request for a solid plan on how to pay for it.
  66. 2015 Saturday:  TransAsia Airways suspends flights and begins retraining all its pilots in compliance with orders from Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration after the crash of Flight 235 into the Keelung River three days ago.
  67. 2016 Sunday: After promising it, the North Koreans fire off a large rocket that critics claim is a disguised weapons test.  South Korea reports that the rocket released an ‘unknown object’ into orbit which many believe to be some sort of surveillance satellite.  Japan reports the rocket passed over Okinawa and said, ‘we cannot have activity such as this.’
  68. 2017 Tuesday: In the battle to get Betsy DeVos through the Senate to become the secretary of education under President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence breaks a tie as the president of the Senate.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers greenlights the Dakota Access Pipeline’s construction plans.  Let’s get going, folks.
  69. 2018 Wednesday: In San Francisco, California, after a lengthy illness, longtime songwriting collaborator with Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead[viii]– John Perry Barlow- dies at age 70.  Elsewhere, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators announce they have arrived at a new two-year funding agreement but have not come to agreement on an immigration reform bill.   Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi goes to the floor of the people’s house and speaks for eight hours- rivaling thugs like Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez- begging her fellow lawmakers to protect the DREAMers.  Screw ‘em.
  70. 2019 Thursday: The Supreme Court temporarily blocks the new Louisiana abortion law, said to be one of the most restrictive.  Elsewhere, dimwitted Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, aka Sandy Cortez, and Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, both Democrats, unveil their ‘landmark legislation,’ the Green New Deal which is a backdoor way of stuffing socialism down the throats of the American people by enlisting them in the fight against CLIMATE CHANGE.  What a load of crap.  Meanwhile, U.S. Special Envoy Elliott Abrams rules out negotiations with the thuggish president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro.  Negotiate at the point of a gun barrel.
  71. 2020 Friday: In communist China, the first doctor who raised the alarm about the COVID-19 threat- Dr. Li Wenliang succumbs to the disease.  Meanwhile, Xi Jinping- the Big Dog in communist China declares a ‘people’s war’ against the devastating virus outbreak.   Next, an Italian man back from Wuhan where he visited his girlfriend is found to have contracted the coronavirus.  Elsewhere, Royal Caribbean Cruises bans travelers from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao from boarding any of its ships due to the outbreak.   Finally, President Donald J. Trump begins cleansing the administration of various rats.  He fires two people who testified against him in the trumped-up impeachment trial- Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a National Security Council adviser, and Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union.  Good riddance.   
  72. 2021 Sunday: Today is Super Bowl LV between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  The Buccaneers blew out the Chiefs by a final score of 31-9.  What a butt-whooping.
  73. 2021 Sunday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 105,995,961 confirmed cases, +534,280, 2,313,477, confirmed deaths, +12,586, and 59,041,531 confirmed recoveries, +396,519.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,150,916 confirmed cases, up 96,207 from yesterday’s reporting, 465,861 confirmed deaths, UP 2,771, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly two weeks now.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile moron.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 137,433 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  74. 2021 Sunday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,309,463 confirmed cases, 40,697 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 410 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 315,448 confirmed cases, 4,368 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- the Northern Marianas Islands: currently, they have 131 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and 32 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 643,435 confirmed cases, 4,796 confirmed deaths, and 572,511 confirmed recoveries.
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[i] Not sure when we will get around to doing the music of Three Dog Night but if we ever return to promoting the music of famed rock bands from the 1960s and the 1970s, we sure as heck will include this stellar band, one that is still performing to this day.  We saw them in 2019 and all we can say is “Wow.”

[ii] We hope to present the music of KISS sometime in the late 2020s.

[iii] 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.

[iv] We look forward to sharing the music of Pink Floyd- as well as the band’s members- sometime within the next 5-6 years.

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

[vi] 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 which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[vii] 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.

[viii] 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.

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1943 Tuesday A: As Italian Alpine units and intermingled Axis allies began pulling out of Popovka and heading west, the Battle of Novaya Postoyalovka commenced. Soviet forces lurking in the town were awaiting whatever Axis units might be fleeing in their direction and planned a nasty surprise. This battle would continue for more than 30 hours as various units of Italian Alpini, and Italian 8th Army units attempted to storm it making this one of the largest actions fought by Italians in the Soviet Union.

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19. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2022:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William O. Douglas and Arthur Goldberg;  U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti; U.S. Transportation Secretary “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg; America featuring Dewey Bunnell, Augustus Owsley Stanley, Aviator featuring John G. Perry, Big Brother & the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin, Deep Purple featuring Rod Evans, the Mamas & the Papas featuring Denny Doherty, Michael Schenker Group featuring Edward “Ted” McKenna, Motown Legend Wilson Pickett, Mountain featuring Steve Knight, Robert Palmer; and Chef V. Vicky Mazarotti of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day:

  1. 379 Friday: Theodosius becomes co-emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire.
  2. 973 Tuesday: Benedict VI becomes the 134th Roman Catholic Pope on this date.  He would shepherd all Christendom from today until June 08, 974.
  3. 1668 Thursday: King Louis XIV of France and Emperor Leopold I of the Holy Roman Empire sign a treaty dividing Spain.
  4. 1793 Saturday: On this date, the revolutionaries in control of France put King Louis XVI on trial for treason, found him guilty, and sentenced him to the guillotine.
  5. 1806 Sunday: Great Britain occupies the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
  6. 1807 Monday: Future Confederate General Robert E. Lee was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia.
  7. 1809 Thursday: Author, poet, and critic Edgar Allen Poe was born in Boston.
  8. 1840 Sunday: The Charles Wilkes expedition from the United States discovers Antarctica.
  9. 1853 Wednesday: Giuseppe Verde’s opera, “Il Trovatore” premiered in Rome.
  10. 1861 Saturday: Georgia became the fifth state to secede from the Union.  Meanwhile, Mississippi troops take Fort Massachusetts and Ship Island from the Union.
  11. 1865 Thursday: Union troops occupy Fort Anderson, North Carolina.
  12. 1883 Friday: In Roselle, New Jersey, Thomas Edison’s first village electric lighting system using overhead wires went into effect.
  13. 1915 Tuesday: The first German zeppelin attack occurs over Great Britain, which results in four deaths.  The fear of the overhead monstrosities dropping bombs at will on a cowering civilian populace is much more deadly than the shrapnel and fires of the bombings.  Meanwhile, George Claude of Paris, France, patented the neon discharge tube for use in advertising signs.  
  14. 1935 Saturday: Future lighting director of the Grateful Dead[i] and developer of the BEST LSD in the world, Augustus Owsley Stanley was born on this date somewhere in Kentucky.  Over the course the Psychedelic Sixties, he is reputed to have manufactured more than 5 million doses of the finest LSD ever produced which is what kept the Grateful Dead going the first five years with daily doses.  
  15. 1937 Tuesday: Millionaire Howard Hughes set a transcontinental air record by flying his monoplane from Los Angeles, California, to Newark, New Jersey, in 7 hours, 29 minutes, and 25 seconds.
  16. 1941 Sunday: During World War II, British troops go on the offensive against the Italians in Eritrea.
  17. 1942 Monday: During World War II, Japan invaded Burma (present-day Myanmar).  They also captured the British territory of North Borneo.  Meanwhile, a German U-Boat sank the Canadian liner RMS Lady Hawkins off Cape Hatteras, killing 251 people; 71 others survived the sinking.
  18. 1943 Tuesday: Future vocalist, Janis Joplin, who would perform with Big Brother and the Holding Company[ii] as well as a solo artist, was born in Port Arthur, Texas, on this date.
  19. 1943 Tuesday A: As Italian Alpine units and intermingled Axis allies began pulling out of Popovka and heading west, the Battle of Novaya Postoyalovka commenced.  Soviet forces lurking in the town were awaiting whatever Axis units might be fleeing in their direction and planned a nasty surprise.  This battle would continue for more than 30 hours as various units of Italian Alpini, and Italian 8th Army units attempted to storm it making this one of the largest actions fought by Italians in the Soviet Union.  Luckily, the Italians had several artillery pieces with them.
  20. 1944 Wednesday: The U.S. federal government relinquished control of the nation’s railroads to their owners following settlement of a wage dispute.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, after being prevented by Adolf Hitler to begin pulling back, the Germans holding Novgorod who were fighting to maintain a slim corridor to funnel supplies through to other Germans ringing the historic city of Leningrad, the Reds now almost had them completely encircled.  They will begin fighting to break out so as to escape the fate of their comrades a year earlier in Stalingrad.
  21. 1947 Sunday: V. Vicky Mazarotti—a writer and chef at the AICP-END —was born to J. P. and D. C. Mendoza in Napa, California.  Elsewhere, famed rock-and-roll vocalist Rod Evans of Deep Purple[iii] was born in in Slough, England, on this date.  Meanwhile, future bassist and vocalist with Mick Abrahams, Aviator, and with other bands- John G. Perry- is born in Auburn, N.Y., on this date.
  22. 1949 Wednesday: Congress increased the salary of the president of the United States from $75,000 to $100,000 with an additional $50,000 expense allowance for each year in office.  Elsewhere in Batley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, future rock vocalist Robert Palmer[iv] of “Simply Irresistible” fame is born on this date.
  23. 1952 Saturday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the rock band, America[v]—Dewey Bunnell—is born on this date in Harrogate, London, England.
  24. 1953 Monday: CBS-TV aired the widely watched episode of “I Love Lucy” in which Lucy Ricardo, played by Lucille Ball, and gave birth to Little Ricky.  (By coincidence, Ball gave birth the same day to her son, Desi Arnaz Jr.)
  25. 1955 Wednesday: Media officials filmed a presidential news conference for television for the first time, with the permission of President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
  26. 1960 Tuesday: The Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States of America underwent signing by both countries in Washington, D.C.
  27. 1966 Wednesday: Indira Gandhi became prime minister of India on this date.
  28. 1970 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon nominated G. Harold Carswell to the Supreme Court; however, the nomination was defeated because of controversy over Carswell’s past racial views.
  29. 1971 Tuesday: At the Royal Albert Hall in London, England, heavyweight boxer “Aussie Joe” Bugner beat opponent, Carl Gizzi, in a 10-round decision putting his pro record to 31-2.
  30. 1977 Wednesday: In one of his last acts of office, President Gerald R. Ford pardoned Iva Toguri D’ Aquino, an American convicted of treason for making wartime broadcasts for Japan.
  31. 1980 Saturday: The 79th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William O. Douglas died in Bethesda, Maryland, on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Louis Brandeis.  Douglas served from April 15, 1939, to November 12, 1975.
  32. 1981 Monday: The United States and Iran signed an accord paving the way for the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months.   Following atop this momentous event, the 73rd U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from August 16, 1979, until today.
  33. 1982 Tuesday: In South Bend, Indiana, future mayor of his hometown and then 19th U.S. Transportation Secretary “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg is born on this date.  As head of the U.S. Department of Transportation, he would serve under President Joseph R. Biden from February 03, 2021, and is still serving at the time of this writing.
  34. 1983 Wednesday: In Bolivia, former SS Officer Klaus Barbie, the “Butcher of Lyon, France,” undergoes arrest by authorities.
  35. 1986 Sunday: Spain recognizes the state of Israel.
  36. 1990 Friday: In Washington, D.C., the 94th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg, Democrat, died.  President John F. Kennedy nominated Goldberg to fill the seat of Associate Justice Felix Frankfurter, Independent.  Goldberg served from 09-28-1962 to 07-26-1965.  He then moved on to become the United States’ sixth ambassador to the United Nations.
  37. 1992 Sunday: German government and Jewish officials dedicated a Holocaust memorial at the villa on the outskirts of Berlin where the notorious Wannsee Conference had taken place.  Meanwhile, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Bruce Seldon won the vacant IBF heavyweight boxing title with a TKO at the end of Round 5 of a scheduled 15-round bout over Jesse Ferguson.  Seldon improved his record to 19-2 along with winning the title while Ferguson’s record dropped to 17-7.
  38. 1993 Tuesday: Israel recognizes that the Palestine Liberation Organization is ‘no longer a criminal organization.’  No- but they are a TERRORIST organization.
  39. 1996 Friday: A federal grand jury subpoenaed first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton to answer questions regarding the discovery of billing records related to the Whitewater real estate investment swindle.
  40. 1998 Monday: “Rockabilly” pioneer Carl Perkins[vi] died in Jackson, Tennessee, on this date at age 65.
  41. 2006 Thursday: In Reston, Virginia, famed Motown legend, Wilson Pickett, died at the youthful age of 64 from poor health.  The famed singer was famous for tunes such as “In the Midnight Hour,” among others.
  42. 2007 Friday: In Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, vocalist Denny Doherty of the Mamas & the Papas[vii] lost his battle with kidney disease on this date; he was just 65.
  43. 2009 Monday: Russia and Ukraine signed a deal restoring natural gas shipments from the former to the latter and paving the way for an end to the nearly two-week cutoff of most Russian natural gas to a freezing Europe.  Thank you, Vladimir Putin, you worthless POS.
  44. 2011 Wednesday: Tunisia throws open its doors to its prisons and releases all remaining political prisoners.  Meanwhile, a Mongolian bulk carrier vessel undergoes seizure by Somali pirates off the coast of East Africa.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms and the U.S. sign a $45 billion export deal that will include 200 Boeing airliners.
  45. 2012 Thursday: The camera and film company that started it all—Kodak—filed for bankruptcy protection.  
  46. 2013 Saturday: NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity finds calcium deposits on the Red Planet like what happens on Earth when water circulates through cracks and fissures in the surface.  Elsewhere, in Riverdale, N.Y., Steve Knight—former keyboardist with the East Coast hard rock band, Mountain[viii], lost his battle with Parkinson’s Disease on this date; he was just 77.
  47. 2014 Sunday: At the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, “American Hustle” takes top picture honors while actors Matthew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett take Outstanding Performance Awards.
  48. 2015 Monday: English actress Anna Kirkbride dies of breast cancer at age 60.  Meanwhile, in Yemen, battles between Iranian-backed Houthi rebels and government forces result in nine dead and more than 160 injured in the capital city of Sana’a.
  49. 2016 Tuesday: At a rally in Ames, Iowa, former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin officially endorses Donald J. Trump for president of the United States.  Meanwhile, as the war continues to rage in Syria, the government of Bashar al-Assad reports the deaths of far too many Syrian army troops in the fight against ISIS.  Speaking of the terrorist criminal organization, ISIS announces the death of its beloved ‘Jihadi John,’ blown up in an airstrike back in November.
  50. 2017 Thursday: Mexico extradites drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States on this date to face justice.  Elsewhere, in Palmyra, Syria, ISIS scum behead 12 captives.  Meanwhile, President-elect Donald J. Trump nominates his final Cabinet post nominee on this date, Gov. Sunny Perdue to be his secretary of U.S. Agriculture.
  51. 2018 Friday: Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman joined dozens of other women and girls in confronting her former doctor Larry Nassar, at his sentencing hearing for multiple sexual assaults; she warned the scumbag that the testimony of the “powerful army” of survivors would haunt him in prison.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms- in the spirit of Mao Zedong- consider writing the “Xi Jinping Thought” into the state constitution after already adding the dictator’s words to the party constitution.  Don’t you just love these authoritarian thugs?  What’s next?  A global pandemic?
  52. 2019 Saturday: The Covington High School kids from Kentucky are at the U.S. Capitol on this date wearing MAGA hats and celebrating America.  As they celebrate, the Black Hebrew Israelites, a hate group, is calling them all manner of vile and despicable names.  This does not dampen their celebration.   This is when an aged Indian chief named Nathan Phillips, a man who supposedly served with distinction in Vietnam