97. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 07, 2021

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

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97. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 07, 2021:

DAY SEVENTY-EIGHT OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

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

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

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

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

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

[iv] See previous footnote.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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29. 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.

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87. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 28, 2021:

DAY SIXTY-EIGHT OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Palm Sunday / First Day of Passover

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; 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. 1738 Friday: English parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin’s Ear).
  3. 1796 Monday: Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st U.S.-African church.
  4. 1797 Tuesday: Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine.
  5. 1799 Thursday: New York State abolished slavery.
  6. 1804 Wednesday: Ohio passed law that restricted movement of blacks within its borders.   
  7. 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 03-28-1829 to 05-23-1831.  He later became the president of the United States.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 1845 Friday: Mexico drops diplomatic relations with the U.S.
  11. 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.
  12. 1865 Tuesday: New York enacted outdoor advertising legislation, which banned painting on stones, rocks, and trees. 
  13. 1881 Monday: PT Barnum and James A. Bailey formed “The Greatest Show on Earth.”
  14. 1885 Saturday: The U.S. Salvation Army officially organizes on this date.
  15. 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 04-22-1959 to 01-20-1961.
  16. 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.
  17. 1908 Saturday: Automobile owners lobbied the U.S. Congress, supporting a bill that called for vehicle licensing and federal registration.
  18. 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 12-18-1889 to 03-28-1910.  Meanwhile, the first seaplane took off from water in Martinique, France.  The pilot was Henri Fabre.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 1920 Sunday: The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak affects the Great Lakes region as well as the states of the Deep South.
  22. 1921 Monday: President Warren Harding named William Howard Taft as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  23. 1922 Tuesday: The first microfilm device undergoes introduction to the public.
  24. 1924 Friday: Radio station WGN-AM in Chicago begins radio transmitting on this date.
  25. 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 03-05-1925 to 03-28-1929.  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.
  26. 1930 Friday: The names of the Turkish cities of Constantinople and Angora were changed to Istanbul and Ankara.
  27. 1933 Tuesday: German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Adolf Hitler.  The Nazis then banned Jewish businesses, professions, and schools.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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. 
  31. 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.  
  32. 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.
  33. 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. 
  34. 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.   
  35. 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.
  36. 1946 Thursday: The U.S. Department of State releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
  37. 1948 Sunday: John Evan—keyboardist with the British band, Jethro Tull[i] 1970-1980—was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England on this date.
  38. 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 09-17-1947.  His successor, Louis A. Johnson assumed the office on this date.  A fellow Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until 09-19-1950.
  39. 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.
  40. 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]
  41. 1960 Monday: Pope John raises the first Japanese, African, and Filipino cardinals.
  42. 1962 Wednesday: The Air Force announced research into the use of lasers to intercept missiles and satellites.
  43. 1963 Thursday: The Alfred Hitchcock film, “The Birds” premiered in New York City.
  44. 1967 Tuesday: U.N. Secretary General U Thant makes public proposals for peace in Vietnam.
  45. 1969 Friday: The 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, died in Washington, D.C., at age 78.  A Republican, he served 01-20-1953-01-20-1961.
  46. 1973 Wednesday: U.S. troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after Tonkin Resolution.
  47. 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.
  48. 1979 Wednesday: America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania.
  49. 1986 Friday: More than 6,000 radio stations of all format varieties played “We are the World” simultaneously at 10:15 a.m. EST.
  50. 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.
  51. 1991 Thursday: Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough’s son.
  52. 1994 Monday: Italy’s right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election.
  53. 1995 Tuesday: The world’s largest bank, Japan’s Mitsubishi Bank and Bank of Tokyo merges.
  54. 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.
  55. 2005 Monday: A magnitude-8.78 earthquake hits the Indonesia island of Sumatra; it is the second strongest earthquake since 1960.
  56. 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 01-21-1981 to 11-23-1987.
  57. 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.
  58. 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.
  59. 2012 Wednesday: The Mega Millions jackpot in the U.S. reaches a world record in lottery history – $500 million dollars.
  60. 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. 
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. 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. 
  64. 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.
  65. 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.
  66. 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.  
  67. 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.
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This artwork is #0417 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Promenade.”  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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[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.

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YY. 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.

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61. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MARCH 02, 2021:

DAY FORTY-TWO OF THE JOE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Texas Independence Day (Texas); Read Across America Day; Town Meeting Day (Vermont)

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. Secretary of State John W. Foster; U.S. Secretaries of War James Monroe, Joel Roberts Poinsett, and William W. Belknap; Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev; 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. 1498 Wednesday: Vasco de Gama’s fleet visits the island of Mozambique.
  3. 1629 Friday: English King Charles I dissolves Parliament against opposition, imprisoning nine members.
  4. 1776 Saturday: American troops begin shelling British troops in Boston, Massachusetts.
  5. 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 03-07-1837 to 03-04-1841.
  6. 1793 Saturday: The first president of the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston, was born near Lexington, Virginia.
  7. 1807 Monday: The U.S. Congress bans the slave trade, effective January 01, 1808.
  8. 1815: 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.
  9. 1819 Tuesday: The United States passes its first immigration law.
  10. 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 06-29-1892 to 02-23-1893.
  11. 1853 Wednesday: The Washington Territory organizes on this date.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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 10-25-1869 until today.
  15. 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.
  16. 1897 Tuesday: President Grover Cleveland vetoed legislation that would have required a literacy test for immigrants entering the country, which is good.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 1903 Monday: The Martha Washington Hotel opened in New York City.  The hotel had 416 rooms and was the first hotel exclusively for women.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 1927 Wednesday: At $70,000 per year, Babe Ruth becomes the nation’s highest paid baseball player.
  24. 1929 Saturday: The U.S. Congress created the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals on this date.
  25. 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. 
  26. 1933 Thursday: The motion picture, “King Kong,” had its world premiere at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall and the Roxy.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 1941 Sunday: Future leader of the Soviet Union—Mikhail Gorbachev—is born in Privolnoye, Russian SFSR on this date.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 1945 Friday: King Michael of Romania accepts the demand of the communists to step down from his position and abdicate his throne. 
  34. 1946 Saturday: Enthusiastic communists elect Ho Chi Minh president of North Vietnam.
  35. 1951 Friday: Taking place at Boston Garden, the East beat the West, 111-94, in the first NBA All-Star Game.  
  36. 1954 Tuesday: Future drummer for both Todd Rundgren[iii] and with Paris[iv]– Hunt Sales- is born on this date.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 1972 Thursday: The United States launched its Pioneer Space Probe, which flew past Jupiter in late 1973, sending back images and scientific data. 
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 1984 Friday: During the Iran-Iraq War, a massive Iranian offensive against the struggling Iraqis grinds to a stop. 
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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).
  48. 1995 Thursday: The Internet search engine website Yahoo underwent incorporation by founders Jerry Yang and David Filo.
  49. 2002 Saturday: Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the U.S. begins the invasion of Afghanistan on this date.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.  
  53. 2012 Friday: The United States space agency NASA reveals it had its security compromised by hackers 13 times in the past year.
  54. 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.
  55. 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.’
  56. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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. 
  61. 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.
  62. 2021 Tuesday: DAY 42 OF THE BIDEN REGIME: GOD HELP US!

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0390 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “By a Waterfall.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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The collaboration between Phil Mogg and Pete Way continued with another UFO-sounding studio album entitled, “Chocolate Box” (November 07, 1999).  Mogg/Way was meant to be ‘UFO’ but without all the original members (or nearly all original members), axman Michael Schenker nixed the idea thus we have ‘Mogg/Way.’  The vocalist and bassist find themselves fixed at the hip with smoking red-hot guitarist Jeff Kollman, Simon Wright (drums), Matt Guillory and Paul Raymond (keyboards), and some guest backup vocalists to flesh out the sound.  IF YOU LOVE UFO, you will love Mogg/Way which is why we encourage everyone to seek this album out at whatever fine site you haunt for the best in rock-and-roll, heavy metal, and space rock music.  You can thank us later by spreading the word.   

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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. 

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AA. 1944 Tuesday: In Verona, Italy, on this date, a firing squad executed the son-in-law of Benito Mussolini and former foreign minister for Fascist Italy, Count Gian Galezzo Ciano for having turned on his father-in-law as World War II turned against the Axis powers.

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11. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2021:

U.S. Attorneys General Henry D. Gilpin and Wayne MacVeagh; WW II Fascist Italy Foreign Minister Count Gian Galezzo Ciano; “Please Please Me” by the Beatles, Detective featuring Tony Kaye, Dire Straits featuring Terry Williams, Foghat featuring Charlie Huhn, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Spencer Dryden, “This Was” by Jethro Tull, and T-Rex featuring Mickey Finn:

  1. 314 Tuesday: St. Militades ends his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 1158 Sunday: Vladislav II of Bohemia becomes king.
  3. 1569 Wednesday: England’s first state lottery took place on this date.
  4. 1693 Thursday: Mt. Etna on Sicily erupts.
  5. 1759 Tuesday: The first American life insurance corporation, for “poor and distressed” Presbyterian ministers, their widows, and their children, received its charter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  6. 1770 Tuesday: London shipped the first shipment of rhubarb to the United States on this date.
  7. 1805 Thursday: An act of Congress created the Michigan Territory on this date.
  8. 1813 Sunday: First pineapples planted in Hawaii.
  9. 1840 Friday: The 14th U.S. Attorney General Henry D. Gilpin assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Martin Van Buren from today until 03-04-1841.
  10. 1861 Thursday: Alabama was the fourth state to withdraw from the Union.
  11. 1863 Saturday: A naval engagement occurs near Galveston, Texas, between CSS Alabama and USS Hatteras.
  12. 1867 Thursday: Following the withdrawal of French troops and the execution of usurper Emperor Maximilian, Mexican President Benito Juarez returned to his office.
  13. 1878 Thursday: In New York, Alexander Campbell delivered milk in glass bottles for the very first time.
  14. 1879 Friday: The Zulu War against the British colonial rule in South Africa begins. 
  15. 1902 Saturday: “Popular Mechanics” magazine underwent publication for the very first time.
  16. 1908 Saturday: President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed the Grand Canyon National Monument, which became a national park in 1919.
  17. 1913 Saturday: The first enclosed sedan-type automobile, a Hudson, went on display at the 13th National Automobile Show in New York.
  18. 1917 Thursday: In Washington, D.C., the 36th U.S. Attorney General Wayne MacVeagh died at age 83.  A Republican, then a Democrat, and then a Republican. he served under President Grover Cleveland from 03-05-1881 to 12-15-1881.
  19. 1919 Saturday: Romania annexes Transylvania.
  20. 1922 Wednesday: Leonard Thompson became the first person to undergo successful treatment with insulin, the trial-taking place at Toronto General Hospital.
  21. 1927 Tuesday: The creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was proposed during a dinner of Hollywood luminaries at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
  22. 1935 Friday: Aviator Amelia Earhart began an 18-hour trip from Honolulu to Oakland that made her the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean.
  23. 1938 Tuesday: In Limerick, Me., Frances Moulton assumed her duties as the first female bank president.
  24. 1939 Wednesday: British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and Lord Halifax, the British foreign secretary, met with Italian leader Benito Mussolini in Rome, Italy.
  25. 1942 Sunday: Japan declared war against the Netherlands, the same day that Imperial Japanese forces invaded the Dutch East Indies.  Japanese troops occupy Kuala Lumpur, Malaya.
  26. 1943 Monday: The United States and Britain signed treaties relinquishing extraterritorial rights in China.
  27. 1944 Tuesday: In Verona, Italy, on this date, a firing squad executed the son-in-law of Benito Mussolini and former foreign minister for Fascist Italy, Count Gian Galezzo Ciano for having turned on his father-in-law as World War II turned against the Axis powers.
  28. 1946 Friday: Enver Hoxha declares the People’s Republic of Albania with himself as the dictator.  Elsewhere, Tony Kaye—future member of the British rock bands, Yes[i] (1968-1971 / 1982-83 / 1984-94) and Detective[ii] (1977)—is born in Great Britain on this date.
  29. 1948 Sunday: Future rock drummer Terry Williams—who would play with Dire Straits[iii] (1982-1984 / 1985-1989)—is born in Great Britain on this date.
  30. 1951 Thursday: Charlie Huhn—future member of two great bands, guitars/vocals with Ted Nugent[iv] 1978-1982 and with Foghat[v] 2000-present—is born in Portland, Oregon, on this date.
  31. 1960 Monday: The African nation of Chad declares its independence from France.
  32. 1963 Friday: Parlophone released the Beatles[vi]’ single “Please, Please Me,” (B side “Ask Me Why”) in Great Britain on this date.
  33. 1964 Saturday: U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry reports that smoking cigarettes may be hazardous to one’s health.
  34. 1969 Saturday: Jethro Tull’s[vii] debut album, “This Was” hits record store shelves on this date.
  35. 1970 Sunday: In Super Bowl IV, the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 23-7 at Tulane Stadium.
  36. 1972 Tuesday: East Pakistan becomes the independent nation of Bangladesh.  
  37. 1973 Thursday: Owners of American League baseball teams voted to adopt the designated hitter rule on a trial basis.
  38. 1977 Tuesday: France set off an international uproar by releasing Abu Daoud, a PLO official behind the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany.
  39. 1978 Wednesday: Two Soviet cosmonauts aboard the Soyuz 27 capsule linked up with the Salyut 6 orbiting space station.
  40. 1986 Saturday: The first black lieutenant governor since Reconstruction, Douglas Wilder of Virginia, takes the oath of office.
  41. 1988 Monday: Vice President George H.W. Bush met with representatives of independent counsel Lawrence E. Walsh to answer questions on the Iran-Contra Affair.
  42. 1989 Wednesday: Nine days before leaving the White House, President Ronald Reagan bade the nation farewell in a prime-time address, asserting he had forged “a satisfying new closeness” with the Soviet Union and saying overall of his eight years in office: “We meant to change a nation and instead, we changed the world.”
  43. 1991 Friday: Congress empowers President George H.W. Bush to attack Iraq to drive Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait.
  44. 1993 Monday: Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot publicly returns to politics.
  45. 1998 Sunday: In the NFC Championship Game, the Green Bay Packers beat the San Francisco 49ers 23-10; meanwhile, in the AFC Championship Game, the Denver Broncos beat the Pittsburgh Steelers by a score of 24-21.
  46. 2000 Tuesday: The U.S. government approved—with restrictions—the merger between AOL and Time Warner.
  47. 2003 Saturday: Founding member of the British Glam-Rock band, T-Rex[viii]– Mickey Finn (drums/percussion/bass/vocals)- died from the effects of alcoholic liver disease on this date.
  48. 2005 Tuesday: Spencer Dryden—drummer of the Jefferson Airplane[ix] during the 1960s (followed Skip Spence on the band’s second album)—died from colon cancer.
  49. 2007 Thursday: Vietnam becomes the 150th member of the World Trade Organization.
  50. 2009 Sunday: Wailing erupts that as Israel pours troops into the Gaza Strip to stop the attacks on its nation that ‘more than 900 innocent civilians have been killed in the fighting.’  Stop launching attacks on Israel.
  51. 2010 Monday: Reinforced by the discovery of new tombs by the Great Pyramids in Giza, Egypt, reinforces the theory that free workers and not slaves built the pyramids.
  52. 2011 Tuesday: New protests break out in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, over no jobs, high unemployment.  This unrest leads to the deaths of at least 53 people and countless injuries to numerous others.  This is not good.
  53. 2012 Wednesday: According to Israel’s military establishment, the country is preparing for an increase of Syrian refugees into the Golan Heights.  Elsewhere, following the blowing up of an Iranian nuclear scientist, the U.S. waves off Iranian charges of complicity.  Meanwhile, POS murdering thug Joran van der Sloot pleads guilty to the murder of a Peruvian woman of high rank within that country- her father is in government.  The Aruban scumbag got away with the murder of Natalie Holloway but he was unable to escape these charges.
  54. 2013 Friday: In Sri Lanka, the parliament passes a motion to impeach the chief justice on the nation’s Supreme Court, Shirani Bandaranayke.  Elsewhere, the government of Central African Republic strikes a ceasefire with Islamist rebels who have been running amok following a month of negotiations.  This would lead to a new coalition government.
  55. 2014 Saturday: Charles Bolden, NASA’s administrator, and John Holdren, President Obama’s science advisor, announce the extension to 2024 of the International Space Station, as the White House wanted.   Meanwhile, as Fleetwood Mac[x] performs a concert on Maui, drummer/percussionist Mick Fleetwood announces that keyboardist/vocalist Christine McVie will be rejoining the band.  Elsewhere, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says, ‘the feds will recognize homosexual marriages conducted in Utah even as Utah won’t.’ 
  56. 2015 Sunday: Over 3.5 million people in Paris and across France stage unity rallies to protest the recent Islamist terrorist attack on the offices of French satire magazine, Charlie Hebdo; the rallies carry the theme ‘Je Suis Charlie’ (I am Charlie).   Elsewhere, in Africa, Boko Haram carries out suicide bombings in a local market in the northeastern part of Nigeria by using two 10-year-old girls as their weapons of choice.  We need to capture this scum and crucify them head down.
  57. 2016 Monday: At the University of Phoenix Stadium, #2 Alabama beats #1 Clemson 45-40 to win the College Football National Championship.  What an exciting game.  Elsewhere, in Baghdad, Iraq, jihadists affiliated with ISIS carry out a bombing attack on a marketplace which blows up at least 51 people and wounding numerous others.  The site ISIS assaulted was reported to be an ‘illegal casino,’ something the goody-two-shoes Islamists cannot tolerate- people having fun.  Meanwhile, protesters in Germany take to the streets to protest the thousands of sexual assaults that Muslim refugees allowed into the country by Chancellor Angela Merkel committed on New Year’s Eve, especially in Leipzig and Cologne.
  58. 2017 Wednesday: Following Chi-Com naval exercises in the South China Sea, the Taiwanese navy and air force scrambles to counter the PRC naval flotilla led by the aircraft carrier Liaoning sails through the Taiwan Straits on the way to its home port.  Elsewhere, President-elect Donald J. Trump holds his first post-election press conference in New York City.
  59. 2018 Thursday: Walmart announces that it’s going to increase its entry level wage to $11 an hour but will also close 50 Sam’s Club stores.  Elsewhere, in Santa Barbara County, California, the county sheriff says that ‘at least 43 people are still missing following Tuesday’s humongous mudslides in Montecito.  Heavy rains has weakened soil on fire-ravaged mountains which sent the sticky flows rushing down mountainsides and into homes.  Meanwhile, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange- who has been hiding out at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London since August 2012- has been granted Ecuadoran citizenship. 
  60. 2019 Friday: ISIS carries out a car bombing at a public marketplace in the town of Al-Qaim which kills two people outright and wounds another 25 or so.  The so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes again.  Elsewhere, federal government employees miss their first paycheck due to the ongoing federal government shutdown.  At least 800,000 nonessential workers will go without their pay (although as soon as government reopens, the checks- with interest- flow into their bank accounts).
  61. 2020 Saturday: In the AFC Division Game, the Tennessee Titans blow out the Baltimore Ravens 28-12 to move to the AFC Championship Game while in the NFC Division Game, the San Francisco 49ers whoop the Minnesota Vikings 27-10.  Elsewhere, former New York City Michael Bloomberg says he’s ‘open to spending $1 billion to defeat President Donald J. Trump.’  What a guy.   Meanwhile, the Iranians admit they screwed up when they shot down an Ukrainian airliner flying out of Tehran on January 8 when they began launching missiles at U.S. bases in neighboring Iraq.  They fired antiaircraft artillery at the plane they thought was American or American cruise missiles coming in, killing all 176 people aboard the doomed craft. 
  62. 2021 Monday: A New York state attorneys group is moving to disbar “America’s Mayor” and President Donald J. Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, for his part in the ‘Storming the Capitol Building 2021” so-called ‘insurrection.’  Next, the U.S. Supreme Court nixes a ‘fast-track’ for all of President Trump’s election fraud cases.  Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues urging Vice President Mike Pence to utilize the 25th Amendment so he and the Cabinet can remove a ‘extremely dangerous president from office before he can cause further harm to the country.’  Not going to happen, “Mumbles,” not going to happen. Speaking of the senile House speaker, she has ONE ARTICLE of impeachment against the 45th president ready to go which Talk Radio GIANT Rush Limbaugh presumes to be the opening round in negotiations to get Trump out of office in exchange for no prosecutions against him or members of his family for all time provided he never runs again.  This could be true but we doubt President Trump will give in to his worst political enemy.
  63. 2021 Monday A: The jabbering mullahs in Tehran warn the world they have all sorts of missile bases along their coastline with all manner of weapons heretofore unseen in the history of the world, weapons that can defy the weapons of every other nation.  Bulls**t.  They use a lot of Styrofoam and paint to create the ‘illusion’ they have the best weapons in the world.  We say, “NUKE THEM.  NOW!”  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms deny forcible abortions and sterilizations of minority women in their country.  We here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM say they are following ‘more the Nazi-Fascist model’ than they are the one espoused by founder Mao Zedong and his brand of Marxism- Maoism.  Meanwhile, Beijing threatens a ‘counterstrike’ on the U.S. for defying their ‘blockade’ of Taiwan over the U.S. lifting restrictions on U.S.-Taiwan, aka Republic of China (the REAL China), relations.  Finally, the U.S. designates Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism and the Houthi rebels in Yemen as a TERRORIST GROUP.
  64. 2021 Monday B: In other foreign news, the Chi-Coms propaganda ministry slams President Donald J. Trump and the New York Stock Exchange over their delisting and holding accountable numerous Chi-Com firms in league with the Chi-Com military.  The Beijing mouthpieces claim that in doing so, the U.S. is ‘actually hurting itself through delisting these companies.’  Give us a break.  Wah, wah, wah.  Meanwhile, the outgoing U.S. Trade Adviser Robert Lighthizer urges the incoming ‘Pro-China Joe” Biden administration to maintain the tariffs on the Chi-Coms.  Sadly, we know “Pro-China Joe” will rip them off the moment he assumes office.
  65. 2021 Monday C: ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden names ex-diplomat and former U.S. ambassador to Russia William Burns to head the Central Intelligence Agency.   Next, we learn that the theme of ‘Pro-China Joe’s’ Inauguration Day will be “AMERICA UNITED,” even as he won’t discourage House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi from impeaching President Trump again.  Speaking of Trump and things associated with Trump, the U.S. Army is investigating an officer who led a group to Washington, D.C., to protest the stolen election.  The officer being investigated is Captain Emily Rainey, a psy-ops warfare specialist stationed at Ft. Bragg.  Next, the PGA is canceling a contract between President Trump’s Bedminster Course and the organization, one that would have seen the 2022 PGA Championship played there.  Wow.
  66. 2021 Monday D: The U.S. Supreme Court rebuffed a bid to establish universal mail-in voting across the Lone Star State.  Next, following its ban on President Donald J. Trump and its participation in the war against Parler, Twitter’s shares drop by an astounding 7-percent.  Not good for them.  Even more interesting, noted Trump critic, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that ‘President Trump’s eviction from Twitter is problematic.’  It’s okay for the Iranians to talk about killing everyone but President Trump sharing his mind is EVIL and must be stopped.  What a load of crap.  Good for you, Herr Chancellor.  Speaking of Twitter, after their San Francisco headquarters calls cops because there are a few people outside the facility protesting their actions against Trump, Jack Dorsey calls for police protection.  
  67. 2021 Monday E: Elsewhere in the world, the Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman is planning a city that won’t have automobiles for the ‘future beyond oil.’   Meanwhile, the most unpopular pontiff in modern times- Pope Francis- issues a decree permitting women greater roles in the church but still won’t permit priests to marry.  What a guy.  Elsewhere, the world’s biggest companies announce they will suspend donations to ALL U.S. lawmakers who voted AGAINST the certification of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden and ‘Kooky Kamala’ Harris.  My, my, my- the cancel culture strikes again.   Finally, GOP Congressman Vernon Jones of Georgia warns ‘Pro-China Joe’ that impeaching Trump again is not going to heal the country.’
  68. 2021 Monday F: President Donald J. Trump will be in Texas today celebrating the construction of 400 miles of border security fencing and walls along the border with Mexico.  Meanwhile, the first lady of the United States Melania Trump roundly condemns the Capitol Hill violence that occurred this past Wednesday.   Elsewhere, as alarms continue being raised at the omnipotent power of an ever-growing BIG TECH, Parler says it’s going to sue Amazon.com for violations of U.S. antitrust laws.   Finally, the Capitol Hill Police Department names a new acting chief of police- Deputy Chief Yogananda Pittman.  Regarding the Capitol Hill cops failure to quell the riots of Wednesday, January 06, 2021, outgoing chief and fall guy for the debacle Chief Steven Sund says he sought help from local and federal law enforcement SIX times which should tell everyone the entire event was orchestrated and coordinated by the left. Finally, famed NFL football coach Bill Belichick is going to receive the Medal of Freedom, the highest award for a civilian.
  69. 2021 Monday G:  One year on from the first death of the infamous Chi-Vi, the People’s Republic of (Communist) China still won’t provide answers to the world.  Meanwhile, questions continue swirling around Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo as to WHY tens of thousands of precious COVID-19 vaccines- vaccines this POS begged for- are ending up in the garbage dumpsters across the state, unused, out-of-date, and spoiled.  Boy, would we love to see this POS wearing an orange jumpsuit doing time in a federal supermax penitentiary.   Still, we hear that Governor Cuomo and his dingbat buddy, Mayor Bill Di Blasio are down on their decrepit knees praying to their god, Karl Marx, that ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden will bail them out once he occupies the White House.  Let them suffer.  Elsewhere, Texas state officials are considering a secession movement.
  70. 2021 Monday H: B-I-G changes occurring at the Fox News Channel what with a reordering or demotion of long-time hosts with Martha MacCallum becoming the first casualty, demoted to daytime TV.  They are doing this because Newsmax is cleaning their clocks.  We know that everyone we know who watched FNC has abandoned the network and gone to Newsmax and OAN.  It’s NOT your hosts, Fox, it’s YOU telling them they can no longer talk about Donald Trump or the 2020 Presidential Election honestly.  Combined with far too many liberals across your network, you made your bed now sleep in it.   Elsewhere, Colin Powell says he’s ‘no longer a Republican.’  Note to Colin: you haven’t been a Republican in 20 flipping years.  Meanwhile, DHS Secretary Chad Wolf announces he is resigning his position.  The rats continue jumping off the ship.  Finally, Louisiana Democrat Congressman Benny Thompson says, ‘Republicans should be on the NO-FLY LIST.’  Wow.  Talk about unification!
  71. 2021 Monday I: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 90,724,811 confirmed cases, +719,024, 1,941,143, confirmed deaths, +9,761, and 50,167,081 confirmed recoveries, +281,801.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 22,708,005 confirmed cases, up 256,882 from yesterday’s reporting, 378,580 confirmed deaths, UP 2,049, and 9,900,635 confirmed recoveries, UP 49,981.
  72. 2021 Monday J: 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: 2,745,197 confirmed cases, 30,057 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 309 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 276,383 confirmed cases, 3,776 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Oklahoma: currently, they have 335,247 confirmed cases, 2,775 confirmed deaths, and 289,309 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 491,319 confirmed cases, 3,671 confirmed deaths, and 419,907 confirmed recoveries.
  73. 2021 Monday K:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,008.69, DOWN 89.28 points (-0.29%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,036.43, DOWN 165.54 points (-1.25%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,799.61, DOWN 25.07 points (-0.66%).  The price of GOLD is $1,847.00 per troy oz., -3.80 (-0.21%) while the price of SILVER is $25.14 per troy ounce, -0.149 (-0.59%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,043.90 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.07%) while the price of COPPER is $3.56 per pound, -0.0065 (-0.18%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,378.80 per troy oz, +13.80 (+0.58%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.13 per barrel, -0.12 (-0.23%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.04.  In other economic news, Staples offers $2.1 billion to buy Office Depot.  Still awaiting a reply.
  74. 2021 Monday L: Noted legal scholar Alan Dershowitz tells Newsmax TV that ‘once President Donald J. Trump leaves office, it is impossible to impeach him on anything after the fact.’  He also points out that there is not enough time for the Democrats and their RINO stooges to impeach the 45th president.  No wonder the Democrats want to see Newsmax sent packing along with One America News.  Meanwhile, liberal bigwigs are calling for the compilation of lists so that all personnel who worked for President Trump can be branded with the scarlet letter so they can never work again or participate in civil society.  What has happened to our country?
  75. 2021 Monday M: The worst governor in the history of California- the Loser-nator Arnold Schwarzenegger- says that President Trump is the worst president in the history of the country.  Arnold, go to perdition! Meanwhile, President Donald Trump awards Congressman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, the Congressional Medal of Freedom.  Elsewhere, freshman Congresswoman Ashley Hinson, R-IA, demands House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi to stop delivery of China Daily newspaper to every congressional office.  WTF?  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, they now say they might ‘let some of the World Health Organization investigators seeking info on the Xi Jinping Bat Flu entry into their totalitarian country.
  76. 2021 Monday N: Archaeologists in Mexico discover more than 100 mammoth skeletons in an excavation.  Meanwhile, two gorillas in the San Diego Zoo test positive for the Kung Flu.  Elsewhere, NASA extends missions to Jupiter and Mars through at least 2022 after seeing noteworthy progress in their exploration efforts.  We hope ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden won’t gut the space agency as he and his former boss did in 2009.  Next, an Idaho internet provider announces it’s going to block both Facebook and Twitter beginning on Wednesday.  Finally, more than 100,000 Americans along the Gulf Coast are without power as a feisty winter storm batters the area. 
  77. 2021 Monday O: New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo now is crying about the economic devastation affecting the Empire State, looking into the camera, telling the dwindling number of viewers who continue paying attention to this ignoramus, that ‘we must reopen or there will be nothing to reopen ever again.’  What the hell does this flipping POS think?  Governor Cuomo and his twin moron, NYC Mayor Bill Di Blasio have ruined a great state and ruined a once-world-class city in their fight to defy President Trump.  They also have caused tens of thousands of COVID-19 vaccines to end up in the garbage.   Lock both of these slope-headed morons up.
  78. 2021 Monday P: End of the Night News- after having a good week last week, Bitcoin plummets by 20-percent, settling at $32,000 after being at $40,000 last week.   Speaking of losers, Twitter loses $5 billion in stock value after trashing Donald Trump and blaming him for the Antifa-caused riots on Capitol Hill last Wednesday.  Meanwhile, Abbott receives FDA clearance for a blood test that will help diagnose concussions faster than and less costly than brain scans.

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One of the more interesting English bands is UFO, a band that formed in London in the late 1960s with Phil Mogg (vocals), Mick Bolton (guitars), Pete Way (bass), and Andy Parker (drums and percussion).  One of the original hard rock-heavy metal bands, they paved the way for loads of other likeminded bands to follow.  Their first album, the self-titled, “UFO,” came out on July 15, 1970 and set the stage for what was to come.  For a debut album, it didn’t do well but such were the ways of record companies.  They might sign a band, toss them some coin, have them record an album as quickly as possible, throw out several singles to see if the fans would bite and alas, in the UK, it did not do well but in Germany, it did quite well.  This is a fascinating album for hard rock fans and we hope you will check it out as it definitely is worth owning.

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

[ii] Sadly, Detective was a short-lived band but one that had the potential to be as legendary as Led Zeppelin, if only Disco was not trashing the airwaves.  You will find their three albums on: (1) Tuesday, 29-July-2014, (2) Thursday, 31-July-2014, and (3) Friday, 01-August-2014.  We hope you will seek them out.

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

[iv] Not sure when we will begin promoting the Amboy Dukes and Ted Nugent but we hope to do so within the next decade.  Please stay tuned.

[v] 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.

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

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

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

[x] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We thank you.

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TODAY MARKS ONE YEAR SINCE THE CHI-COMS LET THE XI JINPING BAT FLU LOOSE ON THE WORLD!

U.S. Secretaries of State Christian Herter, George P. Schultz, and Mike Pompeo; Japanese World War II leader Hideki Tojo; the Beatles featuring George Harrison & Paul McCartney; Bo Diddley, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Jeff Lynne, Jethro Tull featuring Clive Bunker, the Kinks featuring Ray Davies, the Monkees featuring Davey Jones & Michael Nesmith, Mountain featuring Felix Pappalardi, and the Ohio Players featuring Clarence “Satch” Satchell:

  1. 274 Thursday: St. Felix I ends his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 1813 Wednesday:  The British burned Buffalo, New York, during the War of 1812.
  3. 1817 Monday: Coffee planters plant the first coffee plants in Hawaii, which becomes Kona Coffee.
  4. 1835 Tuesday: After prospectors in Georgia discover gold, the Andrew Jackson Administration forces the Cherokees to move across the Mississippi River.
  5. 1853 Thursday: The U.S. and Mexico signed a treaty under which the U.S. agreed to buy some 45,000 square miles of land from Mexico for $10 million in a deal known as the Gadsden Purchase.
  6. 1860 Saturday: Ten days after South Carolina seceded from the Union, the state militia seized the United States Arsenal in Charleston.
  7. 1884 Monday: Future World War II Imperial Japanese leader Hideki Tojo is born.
  8. 1893 Friday: Russia and France sign a military accord for future mutual defense.
  9. 1903 Wednesday: About 600 people died when fire broke out at the recently opened Iroquois Theater in Chicago.
  10. 1906 Sunday: Iran becomes a constitutional monarchy.
  11. 1911 Saturday: Sun Yat-sen becomes the first president of the Republic of China.
  12. 1916 Saturday: In St. Petersburg, Russia, a group of Russian noblemen murdered Grigory Rasputin, the so-called “Mad Monk” who wielded considerable control over Czar Nicholas II, because he was against the war against the Central Powers.
  13. 1920 Thursday: In New York City, NY, future 60th U.S. Secretary of State George P. Schultz, Republican, is born.  He served under President Ronald Reagan from 07-16-1982 to 01-20-1989
  14. 1922 Saturday: Vladimir I. Lenin proclaimed the establishment of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, which lasted nearly seven decades before imploding under the combined weight of President Ronald Reagan, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and Pope John Paul II.
  15. 1924 Tuesday: Astronomer Edwin Hubble announced the existence of other galaxies.
  16. 1928 Sunday: Famed original rocker, Bo Diddley[i], is born in the USA on this date.
  17. 1935 Monday: Italian bombers destroy a Swedish Red Cross center in Ethiopia that is caring for the beleaguered Ethiopian people, under assault by the Fascists.  
  18. 1936 Wednesday: The United Auto Workers union staged its first “sit-down” strike at the General Motors Fisher Body Plant No. 1 in Flint, Michigan (The strike lasted until February 11, 1937).
  19. 1939 Saturday: Future record producer, bassist and vocalist with the East Coast rock band, Mountain[ii]—Felix Pappalardi—is born on this date.
  20. 1940 Monday: Governor Culbert L. Olson officially opened California’s first freeway, the Arroyo Seco Parkway connecting Los Angeles and Pasadena.  
  21. 1941 Tuesday: Nazi occupiers force Dutch physicians to join the Nazi Party.  Meanwhile, in Miami Beach, Florida, Sonny Capone, son of gangster Al Capone, married Diane Ruth Casey.
  22. 1942 Wednesday: Michael Nesmith, future member of the American rock band, the Monkees[iii], was born in Houston, Texas.  Meanwhile, a near-riot of bobbysoxers greeting the opening of Frank Sinatra’s singing engagement at the Paramount Theater in New York’s Times Square.
  23. 1943 Thursday: Japanese air raids on Calcutta, India, grind to a halt.  They are overextended and the push to India has proven to be too much.
  24. 1944 Saturday: King George II of Greece abdicates his throne.  
  25. 1945 Sunday: Davey Jones, future vocalist, and future member of the American rock band, the Monkees, was born in Manchester, England. 
  26. 1946 Monday: Future drummer with the British rock band, Jethro Tull[iv]—Clive Bunker (1967-1971)—is born in Great Britain on this date.
  27. 1947 Tuesday: King Michael of Romania abdicates his throne after the Communists force him to do; then, Romania becomes a republic administered by the USSR.  Meanwhile, future guitarist/vocalist with the British bands, the Move,[v] Electric Light Orchestra, and with the Anglo-American band, Traveling Wilburys[vi]—Jeff Lynne—is born in England on this date.
  28. 1948 Thursday: The Cole Porter musical “Kiss Me, Kate,” opened on Broadway.
  29. 1953 Wednesday: The first color TV sets went on sale today at about $1,175 apiece.
  30. 1954 Thursday: Olympic gold medal runner Malvin G. Whitfield became the first black recipient of the James E. Sullivan Award for amateur athletes.
  31. 1960 Friday: In Orange, California, future 70th U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is born.  He would serve under President Donald J. Trump from 04-26-2018 and continues to serve.
  32. 1961 Saturday: Jack Nicklaus lost his first attempt at pro golf to Gary Player in an exhibition match in Miami.
  33. 1962 Sunday: The Green Bay Packers defeated the New York Giants 16-7 in the NFL Championship Game; Blair Motion Pictures, which later became NFL Films, filmed the event.
  34. 1965 Saturday: Ferdinand Marcos took the oath of office for his first term as president of the Philippines.
  35. 1966 Friday: In Washington, D.C., the 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter, Republican, died.  He served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower / served from 04-22-1959 to 01-20-1961.
  36. 1970 Wednesday: Paul McCartney[vii] sues his bandmates to dissolve the Beatles.
  37. 1972 Saturday: The United States halted its heavy bombing of North Vietnam.
  38. 1974 Monday: After four years, the Beatles finally dissolve as an entity.
  39. 1975 Tuesday: Tiger Woods, future pro golfer, highest paid athlete in the world, and the most successful golfer of all-time, was born in Cypress, California.
  40. 1976 Thursday: The Smothers Brothers, Tom, and Dick, played their last show at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas and retired as a team from show business.  Both continued as solo artists until reuniting again a few years later.
  41. 1978 Saturday: Ohio State fired Woody Hayes as its football coach, one day after her punched Clemson player Charlie Bauman, who had intercepted an Ohio State pass during the Gator Bowl.
  42. 1979 Sunday: A Northwest Airlines DC-10, which had been the target of a telephoned threat, flew safely from Paris to Detroit with 22 passengers amid extra-tight security.
  43. 1984 Sunday: LeBron James, future NBA star with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Miami Heat, and the Cavaliers once more was born in Akron, Ohio.
  44. 1993 Thursday: Vatican City recognizes the state of Israel.
  45. 1994 Friday: A gunman walked into a pair of suburban Boston abortion clinics and opened fire, killing two employees (John C. Salvi III was convicted of murder; he died in prison, an apparent suicide.
  46. 1995 Saturday: Clarence “Satch” Satchell (saxophones/guitars) of the Ohio Players[viii], died from a brain aneurysm on this date.
  47. 1996 Monday: In India’s eastern state of Assam, Bodo separatists bombed a passenger train, killing at least 26 people and injuring dozens of others—some of them seriously.  Elsewhere, about 250,000 striking workers shut down vital services across Israel in protests budget cuts proposed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
  48. 1997 Tuesday: A deadly massacre in Algeria’s insurgency began in four mountain villages as armed men killed women and children in an attack that lasted from dusk to dawn the following morning; up to 412 deaths were reported.
  49. 1999 Thursday: Former Beatle George Harrison[ix] fought off a knife-wielding intruder who broke into his mansion west of London and stabbed him in the chest.  However, a court later acquitted attempted assassin, Michael Abram because of insanity.
  50. 2002 Monday: A suspected extremist killed three U.S. missionaries at a Baptist hospital in Yemen.  (The gunman, Abed Abdul Razak Kamel, underwent execution in February 2006).
  51. 2006 Saturday: Iraqis awoke to news that Saddam Hussein had met his end on the gallows; victims of his three decades of autocratic rule took to the streets to celebrate.  Meanwhile, a state funeral service took place in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda for former President Gerald R. Ford.   
  52. 2008 Tuesday: A defiant Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich named former Attorney-General Roland Burris to Barack Obama’s Senate seat; a surprise move that put the governor’s opponents in the uncomfortable position of trying to block his choice from becoming the Senate’s only black member.  Burris took the oath of office as a U.S. senator the following month.
  53. 2012 Sunday: After suffering a concussion caused by a fainting spell, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton underwent hospitalization for a blood clot.
  54. 2013 Monday: Six states were named by federal officials to develop test sites for drones: Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas, and Virginia.  Meanwhile, barely 12 hours after the NFL’s regular season ended, four more head coaches were fired: Washington’s Mike Shanahan, Detroit’s Jim Schwartz, Minnesota’s Leslie Frazier, and Tampa Bay’s Greg Schiano.  Cleveland’s Rob Chudzinski had been fired the previous night.   Elsewhere, the government of Saudi Arabia agrees to give the government of Lebanon $3 billion, so it can improve its military as well as to buy modern weapons from France.
  55. 2014 Tuesday: An Indonesian search group recovers wreckage and three bodies from the doomed AirAsia Flight 8501, which disappeared on December 28.  The recovery proves that the airliner went down in the waters between Indonesia and Singapore.
  56. 2015 Wednesday:  Comedian Bill Cosby charged with sexual assault on this date.  The man says it’s all a load of garbage.  Meanwhile, we hear of a spate of increased Islamophobic attacks across the United States, New York, Fresno, California, and a hilarious one in Las Vegas, Nevada, in which, some wag wrapped bacon around the handles of a mosque.  Now that’s humorous!
  57. 2016 Friday: Queen Elizabeth II bestows a knighthood on Ray Davies of the Kinks[x] on this date.  Meanwhile, the ceasefire brokered by Vladimir Putin of Russia between the Syrian government and rebel groups, guaranteed by Russia, Iran, and Turkey, goes into effect today.
  58. 2017 Saturday: In Kharkov, Ukraine, a man strapped with explosives takes 11 people hostage.  After negotiations, local police are finally able to rescue them without incident and take the man into custody.  Elsewhere, as protests spread across Iran, Iranian cops shoot two people dead in Dorud, Lorestan Province.  People are rising up against the government and begging for help. 
  59. 2018 Sunday: In Afghanistan as the Coalition try to find a way to exit the war, they have encouraged the Afghan government to enter peace talks with the Taliban.  The Taliban says, ‘they won’t negotiate with the Afghan government.’  Meanwhile, as voters go to the polls in Bangladesh to fill 299 seats in parliament, clashes between political rivals break out in the streets causing numerous people to be killed and injured.
  60. 2018 Sunday A: As the Kansas City Chiefs bludgeon the Las Vegas Raiders by a score of 35-3, KC quarterback Patrick Mahomes becomes only the second QB in NFL history to pass for 5,000 yards and to throw 50 touchdowns in a single season.
  61. 2019 Monday: Iraqis are running amok in the streets outside the U.S. embassy in Baghdad following U.S. air strikes that whacked at least 24 members of an Iranian-backed militia which has been causing trouble in Iraq and Syria.   Meanwhile, the feds charge the POS who stabbed five Jews at a Hanukah celebration in New York City with federal hate crimes charges.  The lawyers for Grafton Thomas- the perp- claim he’s mentally ill.
  62. 2020 Wednesday: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is considering the U.S. designating communist Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism, we believe because of the microwave sonic attacks on our embassy personnel.  The State Department also approves the potential sale of 3,000 smart bombs to Saudi Arabia.  Speaking of the Middle East, B-52 bombers begin flying patrols over the Persian Gulf to put the rat-shit Iranians on their backfoot.  Elsewhere, as things heat up in the two Georgia U.S. Senate run-off races, former President Barack Hussein Obama, and leftist singer/songwriter/performer John Legend team up to make a crappy TV add for ‘Pro-Beijing Jon’ Ossoff.   Regarding these races, leftist commentators are already predicting the results may take weeks to compile.  WTF- it’s a single state.  This should tell everyone shenanigans will be ongoing.  Also, in the Peach State, Governor Brian Kemp- a man whom President Trump helped get elected- says an audit of Fulton County is ‘not his to order.’
  63. 2020 Wednesday A:  On the world front, Argentina- the land from whence comes the worst pontiff in papal history- Pope Francis- passes a bill legalizing abortion.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms do TWO things: first, they jail activists in Hong Kong seeking to leave for better living conditions elsewhere with sentences of up to three years in a Chi-Com slammer.  Second, Beijing is demanding that Turkey repatriate Uighur Muslims who escaped western China to be returned to the communist country.  Why?  Answer: to join their fellow Uighurs in the concentration camps.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Beijing and the European Union ink an agreement that will ‘open’ China to Western investors.  What can go wrong with this?
  64. 2020 Wednesday B: In Moscow, President Vladimir Putin signs new laws that prohibit his country to control U.S. social media within his borders.  The laws also allow the Russian government to label individuals as ‘foreign agents’ as well as to prohibit the release of data on Russian intelligence officers.  The laws also allow him to run for two more six-year terms.  Mr. Putin just reestablish the Soviet Union and become dictator for life.  There.  We said it, just do it.
  65. 2020 Wednesday C: The U.S. posts record goods-trade gap ahead of the 2020 holidays.  Meanwhile, Congress creeps closer to overriding President Donald J. Trump’s veto of the $740 billion of the U.S. Defense Policy Bill, all because they won’t strip BIG TECH of its Section 230 protections for platform providers.  The reason the president wants them stripped is because they behave like publishers and must face penalties for their conduct.  Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocks the $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks demanded by the president while allowing foreign aid to continue flowing to various countries around the world that hate our guts.  See you in six years, Mitch.  Regarding Mitch, Senator Josh Hawley, R-Mo., says he will stand with GOP House members contesting the fraudulent 2020 Presidential Election.  God bless you, Senator Hawley!  
  66. 2020 Wednesday D: Churches in New Mexico are being fined for holding packed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day sermons.  Meanwhile, GOP Congressman Adam Kinzinger, Illinois 16th congressional district, mocked Missouri Senator Josh Hawley for saying he will ‘object to election results’ on January 6, 2021.  Kinzinger is little more than a RINO in the pocket of the Deep State and Dems.   Speaking of Senator Hawley, apparently some snowflake at corporate headquarters for Wal-Mart tweeted out that the senator is a ‘sore loser’ and made fun of him, too, which led to a quick about face by Wal-Mart who apologized profusely for what their wayward employee did.  Elsewhere, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom plans to use $2 billion (the state does not have) to reopen elementary schools.  The man took several billion from the gas tax earmarked for road and highway repairs and diverted it to fight Global Warming, fund the high-speed rail snafu, and fund CalPERS.  Finally, the United Nations says that ‘Trump’s pardons for the imprisoned Black Water operators convicted of killing ‘civilians’ in Iraq violates the Geneva Conventions.’
  67. 2020 Wednesday E: The U.S. Census Bureau announces it will miss its deadline which means illegal aliens will most likely be counted in the Census which is not right.  A judge rules that illegal alien families cannot be detained indefinitely.  We say launch Operation Wetback II, load them onto planes, trains, trucks, buses, and run them across the border in Mexico.  If Mexico doesn’t want them, they must stop them from coming.  Meanwhile, pro-illegal alien leftists urge an extension on visa stays for noncitizens in the country while advocates against illegal aliens demand the opposite.
  68. 2020 Wednesday F: Here are the latest stats for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, straight out of the fetid bowels of the world’s lone communist semi-superpower: 82,510,560 confirmed cases, UP by 601,673 cases, 1,800,400 confirmed deaths, UP by 13,563 deaths, and 46,640,066 confirmed recoveries, UP by 368,822 recoveries from yesterday’s figures.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 19,910,674 confirmed cases, UP by 197,630 new cases, 344,877 confirmed deaths, UP by 3,693 new deaths, and 8,757,150 confirmed recoveries, UP by 94,066 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt POSs).  Now that Mo is living in Israel, here are the numbers for that nation: 416,584 confirmed cases, 3,307 confirmed deaths, and 372,284 confirmed recoveries.
  69. 2020 Wednesday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 2,246,307 confirmed cases, 24,963 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 21,209 confirmed cases, 285 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION OF confirmed recoveries anymore- what is up with YOU, Gov. Ige, you Democrat hack.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 245,750 confirmed cases, 3,433 confirmed deaths, but like California, the gorilla-faced governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Massachusetts: 367,918 confirmed number of cases, 12,338 confirmed deaths, and sadly, no mention of the confirmed number of recoveries- thank you. Meanwhile, the U.S. demands the release of a Uighur doctor- Gulshan Abbas- the communist Chinese have given a 20-year stretch in a Chi-Com prison because of the human rights activities of his family in the United States.
  70. 2020 Wednesday H:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,409.56, UP 73.89 points (+0.24%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,870.00, UP 19.78 points (+0.15%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,732.04, UP 5.00 points (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,900.00 per troy oz., +6.80 (+0.35%) while the price of SILVER is $26.74 per troy ounce, +0.167 (+0.63%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,072.60 per troy oz, +15.80 (+1.50%) while the price of COPPER is $3.55 per pound, +0.005 (+0.14%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,378.40 per troy oz, +34.10 (+1.45%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $48.26 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.29%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.81 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.
  71. 2020 Wednesday I: Girls Scouts USA call on their bakers to address issues of child labor abroad in two Third World countries where young children harvest ingredients the bakers contract to use in their cookie products: Malaysia and Indonesia.  Why don’t we grow and harvest products used in American food items here in the United States?  We do have tropical climates not only on the U.S. mainland but in Hawaii and in other U.S. territories in the Pacific Region.   Elsewhere, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp pushes back on President Donald J. Trump’s demand for his resignation: ‘Mind your own business.’  Elsewhere, John Paul Mac Isaac, proprietor the computer shop where Hunter Biden left his now infamous laptops for repairs says he ‘never had any intentions of changing the 2020 Presidential Election.  Finally, Alaska Airlines becomes the first major airline to ban ‘emotional support animals.’
  72. 2020 Wednesday J: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3521 with a jackpot of $7 million up for grabs: 27, 30, 37, 42, 46, and Mega 19.  The highest winners were NINE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,757 apiece.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #807 with a massive $363 million jackpot at stake: 03, 43, 45, 61, 65, and Powerball 14.  Out of 131,167 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who got FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $36,491 apiece.  God bless ‘em!
  73. 2020 Wednesday K: We invite everyone to stick around to discover whatever the Chi-Coms and their flunkies in the Democratic Party are up to today- you know they’re up to no good.  We want all of you to discover their misdeeds and crimes along with us…

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

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

[iii] Not sure when we will begin presenting the music of this famed American band- the Monkees- but when we do, we also do the solo catalogs of Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork.  Please stay tuned for more information.

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

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

[vii] We 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.

[viii] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band.  The Ohio Players are amazing.

[ix] 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.

[x] 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.

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Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front as disaster continues to unfold north of Stalingrad among the Italian Eighth Army as the Soviets pummel its troops into nothingness, Field Marshall Erich von Manstein receives the reports from his intelligence officers following their visit with Generals Paulus and Schmidt and begins to realize NOT much can be done to save the German Sixth Army in the dying city. The Russian counteroffensives threaten not only Army Group Don but also all of its parent group, Army Group A who is fighting in the Caucasus. He will have to make decisions and quick.

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Bushrod Washington and Horace Harmon Lurton; U.S. Attorney General Edwin Stanton; U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk; U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins; U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski; the Association featuring Terry Kirkman, Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring James Gurley, the Eagles featuring Joe Walsh, Jethro Tull featuring Ian Anderson and Glenn Cornick, and KISS featuring Peter Criss:

  1. 69 Thursday: After leaving his son, Titus, to finish the Great Jewish War, Vespasian arrives home in Rome with part of his army, to contest the Roman Empire’s succession.
  2. 1192 Monday: Returning home from the Crusades, English King Richard the Lionhearted suffers capture outside of Vienna by his enemies.
  3. 1669 Tuesday: In the first jury trial held in Delaware Colony, for the crime of insurrection, the jury condemns Marcus Jacobson to flogging, branding, and to lifelong slavery.
  4. 1699 Thursday: Peter the Great ordered the Russian New Year to change from September 1 to January 1 to keep in accordance with other European nations.  
  5. 1779 Saturday: In Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the future 19th U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins is born.  A Jacksonian Democrat, Wilkins would serve under President John Tyler from 02-15-1844 to 03-04-1845.
  6. 1780 Monday: England declares war on the Netherlands.
  7. 1790 Saturday: The first successful cotton mill in the United States began operating at Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
  8. 1798 Tuesday: The 11th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Bushrod Washington assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Federalist, President John Adams nominated Washington to succeed Associate Justice James Wilson.  Washington served from today until 11-26-1829.
  9. 1803 Monday: Delegates completed the Louisiana Purchase as ownership of the territory underwent formal transfer from France to the United States.  Ceremonies in New Orleans completed the transfer.
  10. 1812 Saturday: German authors Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published the first volume of the first edition of their collection of folk stories, titled, “Children’s and Household Tales.”
  11. 1820 Tuesday: Missouri imposes a $1.00 ‘bachelor’s tax’ on all unmarried men between the ages of 21-50.
  12. 1860 Wednesday: South Carolina became the first state to secede from the Union as all 169 delegates to a special convention in Charleston voted in favor of succession.  Elsewhere, the 25th U.S. Attorney General Edwin Stanton assumed office on this date.  First a Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President James Buchanan from 12-20-1860 to 03-04-1861.
  13. 1864 Monday: Confederate forces evacuated Savannah, Georgia, as Union General William T. Sherman continued his “March to the Sea.”
  14. 1879 Friday: Thomas Alva Edison gave a private demonstration of his incandescent light at Menlo Park, New Jersey.
  15. 1880 Sunday: When electricity lighted up New York’s Broadway, people came to know it as the “Great White Way.”
  16. 1892 Monday: Alexander T. Brown and George Stillman patented the pneumatic tire.
  17. 1909 Monday: The 61st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Harmon Lurton took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President William Howard Taft nominated Lurton to fill Associate Justice Rufus Peckham’s seat.  Justice Lurton served from today until 07-12-1914.
  18. 1912 Friday: The play, “Peg O’ my Heart,” a comedy of youth by John Hartley Manners starring his wife, actress Laurette Taylor, opened on Broadway.
  19. 1915 Monday: Russian troops overrun the Persian city of Qum.
  20. 1919 Saturday: The U.S. House of Representatives restricts immigration into the country.
  21. 1922 Wednesday: Fourteen republics join to form the Soviet Union.
  22. 1924 Saturday: After serving nine months in prison for his role in the failed Beer Hall Putsch, Bavarian authorities release Adolf Hitler from jail on good behavior.  During his time behind bars, Hitler penned his autobiographical screed, “Mein Kampf.”[i]
  23. 1928 Thursday: Mail delivery by dog sled began in Lewiston, Maine.
  24. 1939 Wednesday: Future member of the rock band, the Association[ii]—Terry Kirkman (wind instruments, vocals, and percussion)—is born on this date.
  25. 1941 Saturday: During the early days of World War II, Japanese troops begin landing in the Philippines on the island of Mindanao.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, General Heinz Guderian- the panzer ace- is on the way back to his Second Panzer Army headquarters in Orel.  Within a day or two, disaster will befall the Wehrmacht there as ramped up Red Army counterattacks would begin attacking up and down the line outside the gates of Moscow. 
  26. 1942 Sunday: Also during World War II, the Japanese air force bombs Calcutta, India, for the first time.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front as disaster continues to unfold north of Stalingrad among the Italian Eighth Army as the Soviets pummel its troops into nothingness, Field Marshall Erich von Manstein receives the reports from his intelligence officers following their visit with Generals Paulus and Schmidt and begins to realize NOT much can be done to save the German Sixth Army in the dying city.  The Russian counteroffensives threaten not only Army Group Don but also all of its parent group, Army Group A who is fighting in the Caucasus.  He will have to make decisions and quick.
  27. 1943 Monday: Concerned that the Allies were going to establish a second front somewhere in Western Europe, the Fuhrer begins making it known that troops fighting in the East would have to rely on the manpower they already have.  Thus, any future reinforcements will begin being diverted to the West.  This change in plans had been coming for some time and in 1944, it would further debilitate Axis efforts in the USSR.
  28. 1944 Wednesday: During the Battle of the Bulge, German troops surround elements of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division at the Belgium crossroads town of Bastogne.   There, the resistance put up by the Americans against overwhelming odds would throw a monkey wrench into German plans in the drive to capture all important port city Antwerp.
  29. 1945 Thursday: The Office of Price Administration announced the end of rationing effective January 01, 1946.  Elsewhere, Peter Criss—future drummer with the rock band, KISS[iii] (drums/vocals 1973-80 / 1996-2000 / 2002-04), is born on this date.
  30. 1946 Friday: In French Indochina (Vietnam for the stupid), full-scale warfare between French Colonial Forces and the communist Viet Minh guerillas erupts.   The French are determined to reclaim their empire and the people of Southeast Asia are determined to defend their liberties after the Japanese surrender.
  31. 1960 Tuesday: In West Germany, the authorities arrest former Auschwitz Death Camp Commandant Richard Bar.
  32. 1961 Wednesday: In Palm Springs, California, famed playwright-director Moss Hart, 57, died.
  33. 1963 Friday: The Soviets and East German authorities opened the Berlin Wall for the first time to West Berliners, who received clearance for one-day visits to relatives in the Eastern sector for the holidays.
  34. 1967 Wednesday: Ian Anderson and Glenn Cornick form the British rock band, Jethro Tull[iv].  
  35. 1968 Friday: Author John Steinbeck died in New York at age 66.
  36. 1973 Thursday: Singer-songwriter Bobby Darin died in Los Angeles, California, following open-heart surgery; he was 37 years-old.
  37. 1975 Saturday: Guitarist/vocalist Joe Walsh, formerly of the James Gang[v] and a solo artist joins the Eagles[vi].
  38. 1977 Tuesday: The second day of the Great Kern County Dust Storm picks up speed as winds in certain places around Kern County hit 192 miles per hour, burying people and livestock.  Most businesses must shut down but especially restaurants as ventilation systems pull in dust and dirt to the point that they cannot function.  The storm would continue for two more days causing $40 million in damage.  Witnesses recall seeing telephone poles crossing one another along roadways, roofs torn off houses, doors blasted in, cars sandblasted, and people buried alongside freeways in their cars.  The National Weather Service considered the ‘once in a lifetime’ weather event as one of the top 15 weather events of the century.
  39. 1978 Wednesday: After serving an 18-month sentence for his role in the Watergate scandal, former White House Chief of Staff H.R. Haldeman walked free.
  40. 1986 Saturday: White teenagers beat black youths in Howard Beach, New York.
  41. 1987 Sunday: More than 4,300 people died when the Dona Paz, a Philippine passenger ship, collided with the tanker Vector off Mindoro Island.
  42. 1989 Wednesday: The United States launched Operation Just Cause, sending troops into Panama to topple the nation’s dictator Manuel Noriega, whom they accused of drug trafficking into the U.S. among other things.
  43. 1994 Tuesday: Former U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk died at age 85 in Athens, Georgia.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Baines Johnson from 01-21-1961 to 01-20-1969.
  44. 1995 Wednesday: An Americans Airlines Boeing 757 en route to Cali, Colombia, slammed into a mountain killing all but four of the 163 people aboard.  Meanwhile, in Bosnia-Herzegovina, NATO began its peacekeeping mission, taking over from U.N. troops.
  45. 1999 Monday: Portugal returns the island of Macao to the Communist Chinese.  Meanwhile, the Vermont Supreme Court ruled that homosexual couples were entitled to the same benefits and protections as wedded couples of the opposite sex.  Finally, country music legend Hank Snow died in Nashville at age 85.
  46. 2002 Friday: Two weeks after launching a political firestorm due to some insensitive remarks, Senate Republican Leader Trent Lott resigned his seat.  If Democrats say insensitive things, seldom does anyone require them to leave but Republicans always jump ship.  Meanwhile, the nation’s 10 biggest brokerage firms agreed to pay $1.44 billion and fundamentally to change the way they do business to settle allegations that they had mislead investors by hyping certain companies flawed stocks.  Elsewhere, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski enters the U.S. Senate on this date.
  47. 2004 Monday: In a sobering assessment of the Iraq War, President George W. Bush acknowledged during a news conference that Americans’ resolve had been shaken by grisly scenes of death and destruction, and he pointedly criticized the performance of U.S.-trained Iraqi troops.  Elsewhere, attorneys presented opening statements in the Robert Blake murder trial in Los Angeles.  A jury later acquitted him of killing his wife, Bonny Lee Bakely, but in a civil trial, the jury found him liable in a wrongful-death lawsuit brought by Bakley’s family.    
  48. 2005 Tuesday: New York City union members shut down the subway system and the bus system for three days.  Meanwhile, a federal judge ruled that “intelligent design” could not be mentioned in biology classes in a Pennsylvania public school district, delivering a stinging attack on the Dover Area School Board. [vii]
  49. 2006 Wednesday: In Great Britain, the Home Office announces plans to require foreign nationals living in the country to have a biometric ID card.  We need the same thing in the United States, for Pete’s sake!  Meanwhile in Somalia, as the civil war there continues, heavy fighting erupts around the interim government’s base at Baidoa.
  50. 2007 Thursday: The U.S. House Intelligence Committee subpoenas the former head of the CIA’s National Clandestine Service Jose Rodriguez to bust his balls over the destruction of CIA interrogation tapes of jihadist thugs and murderers in CIA custody.  Ah, well, you can’t get everything you want.  Meanwhile, the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam, strikes again as a suicide attack targeting a Pakistani government official kills at least 50 people and wounds loads of others.  Elsewhere, four Palestinians get themselves killed as they attempt to attack Israel along its border with the Gaza Strip.  
  51. 2008 Saturday: Reuters reports that three submarine cables mysteriously break that disrupt telephone and internet communications between the Middle East and Asia.
  52. 2009 Sunday: James Gurley, former lead guitarist with the San Francisco band, Big Brother, and the Holding Company[viii] suffers a heart attack and dies.   Elsewhere, U.N. climate talks end in failure thanks to no binding deal among the world’s nations.  Instead, the U.S., Communist China, South Africa, Brazil, and India met behind closed doors and hammered out a NON-binding agreement known as the Copenhagen accord by which, the nations would ‘agree’ to doing better but are under NO obligation to do so.   Meanwhile, as the swine flu (another pandemic from communist China) runs amok, President Barack Obama gets his injection for the disease.
  53. 2010 Monday: The Obama administration seeks the ability to launch raids into Pakistan deeper than they have before.  We thought President Obama was opposed to widening wars or starting new ones.  My, my, my!  Meanwhile, there is a reason for this: a report says that over the course of 2010, 700 foreign troops have lost their lives in Afghanistan to foes who hide across the border in- you guessed it- Pakistan.
  54. 2011 Tuesday: In Egypt, thousands of women protest the Cairo police for having beaten numerous female protesters in Tahir Square in Cairo.  The top U.S. Army general in Iraq- Lloyd Austin- returns from the devastated country.   Meanwhile, the U.S. military rests its case in the courts martial of Private Bradley Manning, the young soldier who handed reams of classified intel over to Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.
  55. 2012 Thursday: People across the United States are supposed to undergo a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the Sandy Hook Massacre.   Meanwhile, Vice President Joe Biden and members of the Cabinet and law enforcement officials from across the country met to discuss what could be done about the out-of-control gun violence across the country.  As it would turn out, NOTHING.
  56. 2013 Friday: For the first time since 1927, the Bakersfield High School Drillers football team won the state championship by beating Loomis-Del Oro Golden Eagles in the CIF Division I State Bowl Championship in Carson City, California.  The final score was 56-26.
  57. 2014 Saturday: Peshmerga forces in Iraq push ISIS forces off part of Sinjar Mountain, liberating 1,500 or so Yazidi families who had fled there after the terrorist army drove them from their villages in the valley below the mountain.  Meanwhile, the Obama administration sends four Afghan POWs back to their home country after having held them for more than a decade at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in the camp there.
  58. 2015 Sunday: At the recent Democratic Presidential Primary Debate, Senator Bernie Sanders and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton go to town on one another over the role of the U.S. military in the world.  Hillary a hawk and Bernie a Chi-Com-loving dove have different views.  Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley was there, too, but no one gave a s**t.
  59. 2016 Tuesday: Outgoing President Barack Hussein Obama bans oil drilling in both the Arctic and along the Eastern Seaboard.  Meanwhile, the World Meteorological Association says that 2016 is going to be the hottest year on record driving young climate change activists to run amok in the streets, believing the planet is going to die.  Four years later, it’s still here and doing better, no thanks to the Chi-Com Bat Flu of 2020.   Elsewhere, the Trump transition team continues requesting information from the U.S. State Department regarding its donations to environmental groups.
  60. 2017 Wednesday: Democracy Now (and other liberal groups) are wailing that the Republican-controlled Congress passes a massive tax overhaul group that is going to benefit the nation’s richest Americans and corporations.  Again, the ‘richest Americans and corporations’ provide the most jobs.  Meanwhile, as rent-a-mobs protest in the streets, the very same congress passes a budget bill that won’t provide additional aid to DREAMERS.  Oh, boohoo.   
  61. 2018 Thursday: After ‘disagreements’ with President Donald J. Trump on military strategy- namely, keeping troops in West Africa, East Africa, Afghanistan, and Syria- U.S. Secretary of Defense James “Mad Dog” Mattis announces his resignation effective at the end of the year.  The president would send him packing sooner…
  62. 2019 Friday: Awaiting the House Democrats to walk the impeachment papers over to the U.S. Senate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his fellow GOP senators plot the upcoming impeachment strategy.  Unable to really generate honest articles of impeachment against President Trump, the Democrats have cobbled together two laughable articles of impeachment which over the course of time would become known to everyone.  The Democrats in the Senate would DEMAND WITNESSES.  Folks, the Senate hears from NO witnesses as the Senate members are the jury and the party doing the impeachment presents its case, win, or lose.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump establishes the U.S. Space Force on this date to counter Chi-Com, Russian, and Iranian threats in the war domain of outer space.  
  63. 2020 Sunday: Here are today’s NFL matchups: (4) Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31 (9-5) @ Atlanta Falcons, 27 (4-10) Sunday 10:00 A.M.  (5)  San Francisco 49ers, 33 (5-9) @ Dallas Cowboys, 41 (5-9) 10:00 A.M.  (6) Detroit Lions, 25 (5-9) @ Tennessee Titans, 46 (10-4) 10:00 A.M.  (7) Houston Texans, 20 (4-10) @ Indianapolis Colts, 27 (10-4) 10:00 A.M.  (8) New England Patriots, 12 (6-8) @ Miami Dolphins, 22 (9-5) 10:00 A.M.  (9) Chicago Bears, 33 (7-7) @ Minnesota Vikings, 27 (6-8) 10:00 A.M. (10) Seattle Seahawks, 20 (10-4) @ Washington Redskins, 15 (6-8) 10:00 A.M.  (11)  Jacksonville Jaguars, 14 (1-13) @ Baltimore Ravens, 40 (9-5) 10:00 A.M.  (12) New York Jets, 23 (1-13) @ Los Angeles Rams, 20 (9-5) 1:05 P.M.  (13) Philadelphia Eagles, 26 (4-9-1) @ Arizona Cardinals, 33 (8-6) 1:05 P.M.  (14) Kansas City Chiefs, 32 (13-1) @ New Orleans Saints, 29 (10-4) 1:25 P.M.  (15) Cleveland Browns, 20 (10-4) @ New York Giants, 6 (5-9) 5:20 P.M.  Tomorrow night: (16) Pittsburgh Steelers (11-2) @ Cincinnati Bengals (2-10-1) Monday Night 5:15 P.M.
  64. 2020 Sunday A: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Yellow Bat Flu- the -disease the Chi-Coms manufactured in their Wuhan biowarfare lab and their allies, the Democratic Party- used to throw the election to “Pro-China Joe” Biden, aka “Chi-Com Joe”:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 76,760,893 confirmed cases, +634,728, 1,692,151, confirmed deaths, +8,617, and 43,244,094 confirmed recoveries, +280,463 (last week, the number was much higher so some funny business is going on here, folks).  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 17,975,428 confirmed cases, up 346,135 from yesterday’s reporting, 320,595 confirmed deaths, UP 3,061, and 7,925,626 confirmed recoveries, UP 67,965.
  65. 2020 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: 1,869,125 confirmed cases, 22,653 confirmed deaths (number readjusted DOWN from last week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 20,257 confirmed cases, 282 confirmed deaths, and no longer any mention of confirmed recoveries at this point.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 226,551 confirmed cases, 3,169 confirmed deaths (down from a week ago), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Georgia- currently, they have 562,479 confirmed cases, 10,383 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo is living there: 374,760 confirmed cases, 3,099 confirmed deaths, and 348,106 confirmed recoveries.   Speaking of Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received his Bat Flu vaccine today on live TV.  Elsewhere, although the world is contending with the Wuhan bat flu, economist Stephen Moore says ‘2021 should be very bright thanks to the Chi-Vi vaccine.’ Meanwhile, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams says the country ‘should be normal by later spring or early summer.’  Finally, the Moderna vaccine is out on the road in the U.S. and people could be receiving their vaccinations tomorrow.  
  66. 2020 Sunday C:  President Donald J. Trump refutes Fake News claims that he is going to seize government and declare martial law.  We know this cannot happen because the military already said, ‘they aren’t going to get involved in the election.’   Meanwhile, the president continues trying to push a stimulus bill for the American people as lawmakers continue haggling with one another over a COVID-19, aka Kung Flu, relief bill that neither Democrats nor Republicans seemingly can pass.  We begin voting them out in 2022, 2024, 2026 and on and on and on.  Meanwhile, outgoing Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard- a leader of the people- is pushing for COVID-19 relief for small businesses.  Will anyone listen?
  67. 2020 Sunday D: The Save America Bus Tour with Senator Ted Cruz at the helm pulls into Cumming, Georgia, today.  Yesterday, it was in Savannah, as the battle to keep the U.S. Senate from the communist Democrats continues.  Meanwhile, as we continue learning more dirt on that scumbag, Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell and his ties to the Chi-Coms via to sleeping with an MSS agent for several years, information is beginning to come to light on another Democrat Congressman Adam Schiff.  A driving force in the fake impeachment of President Trump and his phone call with Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine’s president, we now learn that Schiff has deep ties to Burisma, the Ukrainian natural gas company.  Boris Pasternak of Burisma held fundraisers for Congressman Schiff as well as funneled money from George Soros’ left-wing ‘think tanks,’ Atlantic Council being one.  He also received cash from Blackrock and Franklin-Templeton Investments.  What a scumbag.
  68. 2020 Sunday E: The ‘religion of peace’ strikes again in Kabul, Afghanistan, as two car bombings kill nine people and wound another 20 citizens.  One must love Islam.  Meanwhile, U.S. troops are leaving Somalia for neighboring countries.  Elsewhere, the U.S. emplaces sanctions on Chi-Com companies involved in the phony elections in Venezuela.  Finally, in Great Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is using the communist Chinese virus to cancel Christmas and more or less declares a severe lockdown of the British people all in the name of protecting people from the Wuhan Bat Flu.  Boris has gone crazy. 
  69. 2020 Sunday F: “Tiger King” Joe Exotic is seeking a pardon from President Trump.  Former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin, R, is urging a pardon for Julian Assange as are many for Edward Snowden.  Meanwhile, President Trump tweets that ‘John Bolton is the stupidest man alive.’  Many of us used to believe Mr. Bolton was a good man; we now know he is little more than a worthless POS who embodies the Military-Industrial Complex and endless, endless war…
  70. 2020 Sunday G: Even though it’s Sunday, the Chi-Coms and their allies in Canada, Iran, Russia, Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, and in the Democratic Party here in the U.S. are up to no good.  Stick around to discover exactly what they are doing…

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[i] We hope to advertise this book for historical purposes on this date. 

[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 look forward to sharing the music of KISS sometime in the next 10-15 years.  We hope you will still be with us when we do because YOU won’t want to miss them. 

[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 promoted the music of the James Gang beginning on Saturday, 11-August-2012 through Monday, 27-August-2012.  We did not do the solo discography of Joe Walsh at the time but when we arrive at the Eagles, we most certainly will.

[vi] We hope to share the music of the Eagles, Joe Walsh, Don Henley, Glenn Fray, and others, including Poco, sometime in the next decade.  Please remain with us.

[vii] This is typical of liberal leftwing judges as communists do not believe in God and always go after any mention of God or His ‘intelligent design,’ because communists do not want humankind to believe in anything greater than human beings.  We say, “BULLSHIT” to this, shame on the judge.  If leftists did not fear God as much as they do, they would remain silent.  You never see leftist judges go after Muslims.

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

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322. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2020:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Trimble; U.S. Secretaries of War John H. Eaton and Luke Edward Wright; U.S. Senators James Inhofe and Pat Toomey; Cheryl La Tigre of the AICP-END Blog; Gordon Lightfoot, Jethro Tull featuring Martin Barre and John Glascock:

  1. 1278 Friday: In England, the authorities arrest 680 Jews for counterfeiting coins; the judges send 293 of them to the gallows and imprison the rest.
  2. 1558 Friday: Elizabeth I ascended to the English throne upon the death of Queen Mary.
  3. 1603 Friday: Sir Walter Raleigh went on trial for treason.
  4. 1776 Friday: Future 20th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Trimble, Democratic-Republican, is born in Berkeley County, Va., on this date.  President John Quincy Adams nominated Trimble to fill the seat of another Democratic-Republican, Associate Justice Thomas Todd.  Trimble served from 05-09-1826 to 08-25-1828.  
  5. 1796 Tuesday: At the Battle of Arcole, Napoleon Bonaparte’s armies beat the Austrians in Italy.
  6. 1800 Sunday: Congress held its first session in Washington in the partially completed Capitol building.  Meanwhile, John Adams is the first president to move into the White House.
  7. 1820 Thursday: Aboard the 47-foot sloop, HMS Hero, Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer, and his crew discover Antarctica.
  8. 1856 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., the 13th U.S. Secretary of War John H. Eaton died.  First, a Democratic-Republican, then a Democrat and finally a Whig, he served under President Andrew Jackson 03-09-1829 to 06-18-1831. He then became governor of the Florida territory and then U.S. minister to Spain.
  9. 1862 Sunday: Confederate Secretary of War George B. Randolph resigns his office.
  10. 1869 Tuesday: The Suez Canal opened in Egypt, which links the Mediterranean and Red Seas, thereby shaving off thousands of miles around the southern end of Africa.
  11. 1880 Tuesday: The first three British female graduates received their Bachelor of Arts degrees from London University.   
  12. 1889 Saturday: The Union Pacific Railroad Company began direct daily railroad service between Chicago and Portland, Oregon, as well as Chicago and San Francisco.
  13. 1911 Friday: At Howard University in Washington, D.C., students founded the African American fraternity Omega Psi Phi.
  14. 1913 Monday: The Panama Canal opens, which connects the Caribbean and the Atlantic Oceans with the Pacific and Indian Oceans.  The first ship to pass through was the steamship Louise.  Elsewhere, in Germany, Kaiser Wilhelm banned the armed forces from dancing the tango.
  15. 1917 Saturday: French sculptor Auguste Rodin died in Meudon at age 77.
  16. 1922 Friday: In Memphis, Tennessee, the 43rd U.S. Secretary of War Luke Edward Wright died at age 76.   A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 07-01-1908 to 03-11-1909.  Elsewhere, Siberia voted for union with the USSR.
  17. 1927 Thursday: A rare tornado hits Washington, D.C.
  18. 1934 Saturday: Lyndon Baines Johnson married Claudia Alta Taylor, better known as Lady Bird, in San Antonio, Texas.  Meanwhile, in Des Moines, Iowa, future U.S. Senator James Inhofe, Republican, is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on November 16, 1994 representing the great state of Oklahoma.
  19. 1938 Thursday: Italy passes its own version of the Nuremburg, anti-Jewish laws, to be on the same page with ally, Nazi Germany.  Meanwhile, in Orillia, Ontario, Canada, future famed folk singer Gordon Lightfoot[i] is born.
  20. 1941 Monday: Outside Moscow, Germans regain the initiative and begin a stepped -up pace to attack Klin on the outskirts of Moscow causing STAVKA to release another reserve army to guard the city’s northern flanks.  The Germans were running low on armored vehicles and were encountering more and Soviet medium and heavy tanks- the T-34 and KV-1 tanks, respectively.  German troops were suffering in large numbers sans winter clothing.   
  21. 1942 Tuesday: In two days, Soviet forces on the eastern side of the Volga River and on some isolated bridgeheads across it, were preparing to launch a hammer blow against the German Sixth Army fighting to secure Stalingrad, the German Fourth Panzer Army assisting them, and their Axis allies securing the flanks.  More than a million men had been transported from the eastern half of the country and supporting them were 13,451 cannons and mortars of all sizes, 900 tanks, and 1,115 aircraft.[ii]   
  22. 1946 Sunday: Martin Barre—future longtime guitarist with the British rock band Jethro Tull[iii]—is born in England on this date.
  23. 1947 Monday: In an address to a special session of Congress, President Harry S. Truman called for emergency aid to Austria, Italy, and France; the following month, both houses of Congress approved the aid request.
  24. 1954 Wednesday: Chef Cheryl La Tigre was born in Lahaina, Hawaii to Keanohe and Lililani La Tigre.
  25. 1961 Friday: In Providence, Rhode Island, future Republican U.S. Senator Pat Toomey is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2011, representing Pennsylvania.  In 2020, he would announce his retirement, not wishing to support either his party or his President Donald J. Trump any longer.  Damned RINOs, they lack the spine to do what must be done: FIGHT![iv]
  26. 1962 Saturday: President John F. Kennedy dedicated Washington’s Dulles International Airport.
  27. 1967 Friday: Surveyor 6 becomes the first manmade object to lift off the moon.
  28. 1968 Sunday: NBC outraged football fans by cutting away from the closing minutes of a New York Jets-Oakland Raiders game to begin the TV special “Heidi” on schedule.  However, after going off air, the Raiders came from behind to beat the Jests, 43-32.
  29. 1969 Monday: The first round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks between t the United States and the Soviet Union opened in Helsinki, Finland.
  30. 1970 Tuesday: The Soviet Union landed an unmanned remote-controlled vehicle on the moon, the Lunokhod 1.  Luna 17 released the craft to the moon’s surface.
  31. 1973 Saturday: President Richard M. Nixon told Associated Press managing editors in Orlando, Florida: “People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.  Well, I am not a crook.”
  32. 1977 Thursday: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat says he will accept the official invitation of Israel to visit their nation.
  33. 1979 Saturday: Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini ordered the release of 13 black and/or female American hostages Islamist thugs held at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.  Elsewhere, John Glascock—bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, Jethro Tull[v] from 1975-1979—died from excessive drug and alcohol use.
  34. 1982 Wednesday: The National Register of Historic Places added the Empire State Building on this date.
  35. 1987 Tuesday: A federal jury in Denver convicted two white supremacists of civil rights violations in the 1984 slaying of radio talk show host Alan Berg; both men later died in prison.
  36. 1988 Thursday: Benazir Bhutto became the first female leader of an Islamic country.  She won the first democratic election in 11 years in Pakistan, a bastion of ‘peace and love;’ yeah, right.
  37. 1990 Saturday: Researchers uncovered a mass grave near the bridge over the River Kwai in Thailand.  They believed the bodies to be of POWS who built the horrible railway during World War II for the Japanese.
  38. 1993 Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives approved the NAFTA free trade agreement promoted by President Bill Clinton; this act evaporates the borders between Mexico, the United States, and Canada as far as trade is concerned.
  39. 1997 Monday: At Luxor in Egypt, Islamists murder 62 tourists.  The tourists were visiting the Temple of Hatshepsut when Islamist militants opened fire on them.  Egyptian cops then shot the scumbags dead.  
  40. 2001 Saturday: The Taliban confirmed the death of Osama bin-Laden’s military chief Mohammed Atef in an airstrike three days earlier.
  41. 2002 Sunday: Abba Evan, the statesman who helped persuade the world to approve the creation of Israel and who dominated Israeli diplomacy for decades died near Tel Aviv at the age of 87.
  42. 2003 Monday: Arnold Schwarzenegger was sworn in as the 38th governor of California.
  43. 2006 Friday: Former “Seinfeld” co-star Michael Richardson- aka “Kramer”- unleashed a barrage of racial epithets during a stand-up routine at the Laugh Factory in West Hollywood.  Needless to say, it did not go over well.
  44. 2008 Monday: In their first meeting since the election, Barack Obama and former rival Senator John McCain met at the president-elect’s transition headquarters in Chicago, where they pledged to work together on ways to change Washington’s “bad habits.”  Meanwhile, St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols won his second NL MVP award.
  45. 2009 Tuesday: President Barack Obama held formal, closed-door talks in Beijing with Chinese President Hu Jintao.  Meanwhile, Sarah Palin’s autobiography “Going Rogue” hit bookstores; 1 million copies sold in less than two weeks.  Wow.
  46. 2010 Wednesday: Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski becomes the first write-in candidate to win an election in the United States since 1954.  Meanwhile, researchers trapped 38 antihydrogen atoms.  It was the first-time humans had trapped antimatter.
  47. 2011 Thursday: Divers from Sweden discover the wreck of Swedish warship, the Svardet, a ship that sank during the Battle of Oland in 1676 by the Russians.
  48. 2013 Sunday: Georgia swears in its new President, Giorgi Margvelashvili.  Elsewhere, intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities, killing more than half a dozen people.  Meanwhile, a Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737 crashed 450 miles east of Moscow, killing all 50 people on board.
  49. 2014 Monday: After allowing women to be priests for the past 20 years, the Church of England makes significant changes that allow women to become bishops.  Meanwhile, Martin Salia, a doctor who caught Ebola while working in a hospital in the West African nation of Sierra Leone, dies from the disease in a hospital in Nebraska.  He came from Africa aboard a medical transport, already in serious condition and never recovered.
  50. 2015 Tuesday: As the French authorities continue seeking the suspects who murdered loads of people in a Paris nightclub and in other parts of the city, they detain seven suspects and kill two jihadists in a raid.   Meanwhile, the United States, France, and Russia step up airstrikes across Syria as they seek to annihilate the ISIS trash.  The Russians- to the shock of all- are accused of lighting up several hospitals.  It’s what the Russians do.
  51. 2016 Thursday:  The British government threatens energy companies not to use Brexit as an excuse for raising rates on English utility customers. 
  52. 2017 Friday: POS Senator Al Franken- Democrat from Minnesota- tearfully apologized to a woman who had accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour; the lib said he remembered the encounter ‘differently.’  What a pig.   Elsewhere, Ronan Farrow continues explaining how he ‘broke’ the Harvey Weinstein scandal, something NO other news media would touch with a ten-foot pole. 
  53. 2018 Saturday: A year after it disappeared off the coast of Argentina, the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan with 44 crew and officers aboard is discovered on the ocean floor off the country’s coast.   Meanwhile, protests across France over rising fuel prices leave 400 people injured. 
  54. 2019 Sunday: Indigenous peoples in Bolivia take to the streets to conduct a “Pro-Morales” rally which leads the Bolivian military to attack them, killing nine people and injuring numerous others.  Meanwhile, leaked Iranian government documents show that Tehran is working to undermine neighboring Iraq.  Who thinks the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the toppling of Saddam Hussein was a good thing?  Elsewhere, former ambassador to the Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch gives testimony at the impeachment hearings of President Donald J. Trump.
  55. 2020 Tuesday: Things continue going from bad to worse for the decrepit old House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi as Burgess Owens, Republican, wins a U.S. House seat in Utah’s 4th District, flipping it from BLUE to RED with his victory over incumbent Congressman Ben McAdams, a Democrat.   As GOP victories continue to pile up, it is becoming extremely clear that whatever ‘majority’ the Democrats enjoy in the House will be impotent, powerless, and pathetic.  The blame rests entirely on the sagging shoulders of Speaker Pelosi.  Democrats colluding with Canada and communist China did not bring them the expected victories they guaranteed.   Speaking of the 2020 Elections, things are beginning to go against the Democrats in Nevada as judges step in and additional votes show strong support for President Donald J. Trump and the GOP.
  56. 2020 Tuesday A: NATO warns the organization that withdrawal from Afghanistan could pose heightened dangers for the West.  Leaving troops there another 10 years is not going to make things any better.  President Trump is trying to speed up the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the crap-hole country.  Meanwhile, late last night, the SpaceX Dragon crew capsule docked with the International Space Station- congratulations, SpaceX!  Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate grills Mutt and Jeff- Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey- over their ongoing attempts to censor things they don’t like including President Donald J. Trump’s words.  We learn of a program called Centra that allows the ‘social media twerps’ to follow their users across a variety of social media spectrums compiling dossiers on every user of their sites.  Not only is this dangerous, it is outright EVIL as none of these little closet fairies has any right to censor anyone, much less track anyone across the World Wide Web.  Senators, do your duty and break them up as well as Google and deport Sundar Pichai and his family back to Bangladesh or wherever the hell the scumbag emanates.
  57. 2020 Tuesday B: Tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1608 with a $135 million jackpot on the line- here are the numbers- 08, 13, 35, 46, 68, and Mega 16.  The highest winners were two people who had four numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $9,515 apiece.
  58. 2020 Tuesday C: Here are today’s Chi-Com Horseshoe Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 55,333,374 confirmed cases, UP by 655,215 cases, 1,332,390 confirmed deaths, UP by 10,987 deaths, and 35,613,120 confirmed recoveries, UP by 514,614 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 11,395,550 confirmed cases, UP by 195,059 new cases, 251,551 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,548 new deaths, and 6,040,795 confirmed recoveries, UP by 83,160 new recoveries.
  59. 2020 Tuesday D: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 1,051,642 confirmed cases, 18,317 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 16,711 confirmed cases, 222 confirmed deaths, and today, NO mention of confirmed recoveries- that’s unusual.  Finally, in the Ever Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 139,275 confirmed cases, 2,664 confirmed deaths, but like California, the thuggish governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Louisiana: 207,685 confirmed number of cases, 6,156  confirmed number of deaths, but no mention of confirmed number of recoveries- that’s Governor John Bel Edwards for you.  Let us look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife are relocating there.  Here they are: 325,537 confirmed cases, 2,736 confirmed deaths, and 313,643 confirmed recoveries.
  60. 2020 Tuesday E: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 29,783.35, DOWN 167.09 points (-0.56%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,899.34, DOWN 24.79 points (-0.21%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,609.53, DOWN 17.38 points (-0.48%).  The price of GOLD is $1,880.40 per troy oz., -4.70 (-0.25%) while the price of SILVER is $24.56 per troy ounce, -0.091 (-0.37%).  The price of PLATINUM is $933.40 per troy oz, -3.70 (-0.39%) while the price of COPPER is $3.20 per pound, +0.007 (+0.22%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,326.50 per troy oz., -18.60 (-0.79%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.22 per barrel, -0.21 (-0.51%).  Today, COCOA is $2,435.00 per metric ton, -0.82 (-3.26).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.56 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.84 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency, a known fact which is why the world must disengage with them and bring our supply chain home- ASAP.

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Seeing as how Foreigner was going through some ‘unprofitable changes,’ the band’s record company stepped in and released the group’s first live album, “Classic Hits Live/Best of Live” on November 16, 1993.  The album contained classic live tunes culled from performances between 1977 and 1985 so you have the following lineup of personnel: Mick Jones (guitars), Ian McDonald (guitars, vocals, keyboards, and horns), Al Greenwood (keyboards), Ed Gagliardi (bass, vocals), Dennis Elliot (drums), Lou Gramm (vocals), and Rick Wills (bass).  Every song is smoking hot so for fans of the band, this was a godsend whereas for others, they gave it passing note in the same way they did the Bad Company of the 1990s.  We like it so you understand what that means, seek it out, give it a listen, and determine if it’s right for you- you won’t find much better.

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[i] We look forward to doing the music of this legendary singer-songwriter.  Gordon Lightfoot will remain one of the all-time greatest songwriters of all time.

[ii] Please see: Shaw, John (and the Editors of Time-Life Books).  “Red Army Resurgent.”  1979.  Time-Life Books, Chicago, Illinois, p. 177.

[iii] 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.

[iv] We are somewhat surprised in 2020 that this wimpy POS did not pull an “Arlen Specter,” a Republican senator who flipped from the GOP to Democrat during the first term of President Barack Hussein Obama.  Pig. Sadly, Specter became an outcast like General Benedict Arnold and no one had any respect for him.

[v] See previous.

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TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020

JJJ. 2016 Saturday: Ahead of yet another failed ceasefire in Syria, concentrated airstrikes in the country kill dozens in rebel-held areas. Meanwhile, an earthquake in Tanzania kills at least 11 people and injures numerous others. Finally, French authorities announce they are going to launch an investigation into a woman identified ONLY as Ornella G. on charges of possible terrorism as she was found with a car loaded with cooking gas containers near the Notre Dame Cathedral- it’s interesting to note that on April 15, 2019, mysterious fires broke out in the famed cathedral destroying much of it. On this incident, authorities remain mum.

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Joseph Story and Wiley Blount Rutledge; U.S. Attorney General John J. Crittenden; U.S. Secretary of War John Bell; Aerosmith featuring Joe Perry, Cheap Trick featuring Peter Comita, Jethro Tull featuring Barriemore Barlow, King Crimson featuring Pat Mastelotto, Rod Stewart, and Three Dog Night featuring Danny Hutton:

  1. 422: St. Celestine I begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 1349: The outraged citizens of the city subsequently burn Jews who survived a massacre in Constance, Germany, to death.
  3. 1547: The English demand that Edward VI aged 10, marry Mary Queen of Scots, and age 5.
  4. 1608: John Smith won election as president of the Jamestown colony council in Virginia.
  5. 1787: In Versailles, Kentucky, future 15th U.S. Attorney General John J. Crittenden is born.  A member of numerous political parties, he would serve under Presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler from 03-05-1841 to 09-12-1841.  He would serve in this capacity again as the 22nd U.S. Attorney General under President Millard Fillmore from 07-22-1850 to 03-04-1853.
  6. 1794: Blount College—, which later became the University of Tennessee—received its charter on this date as the nation’s first non-denominational college.   
  7. 1813: An American naval force commanded by Oliver H. Perry defeated the British in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.  Afterward, Perry sent out the message, “We have met the enemy, and they are ours.”
  8. 1845: King Willem II opened the Amsterdam Stock Exchange on this date.  Meanwhile, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the 18th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Story, died.  President James Madison nominated Story to fill Associate Justice William Cushing’s seat.  Story served from 02-03-1812 to 09-10-1845.
  9. 1846: Elias Howe received a patent for his sewing machine.
  10. 1847: The first theater opened in Hawaii.
  11. 1862: Rabbi Jacob Frankel became the first Jewish U.S. Army chaplain.
  12. 1869: In Stewart County, Tennessee, the former 16th U.S. Secretary of War John Bell died.  A member of the Democratic Party- among others- he served under Presidents William Henry Harrison, and John Tyler 03-05-1841 to 09-13-1841.
  13. 1872: Karl Marx speaks at Amsterdam on his economic theories.
  14. 1880: Belgian Pierre de Brazza signs a treaty with King Makoko of the Congo.
  15. 1897: British police arrest George Smith for drunken driving; it was the first known DWI.
  16. 1910 Saturday: The Great Idaho Fire destroys 3 million acres of timber.
  17. 1912 Tuesday: The jungle character, Tarzan, made his debut, as “Tarzan of the Apes” by Edgar Rice Burroughs, was first published in the All-Story magazine.  In 1914, the novel appeared in book form.
  18. 1913 Wednesday: The first paved coast-to-coast highway in the United States—the Lincoln Highway—opened on this date.
  19. 1918 Tuesday: The World Series teams on both sides threaten to strike if the winners do not receive a guaranteed amount of $2,500 per player and the losers, $1,000 per player.
  20. 1919 Wednesday: New York City welcomes home General John J. “Blackjack” Pershing and 25,000 soldiers who had served in the U.S.  First Division during World War I.  Elsewhere, the Treaty of St. Germain-en-Laye ends the incorporation of Austria and Germany.  In so doing, Austria recognized the independence of Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia.
  21. 1921 Saturday: Near Berlin, Germany, the Ayus Autobahn opened, a road known for its non-existent speed limit.
  22. 1923 Monday: The Irish Free State joined the League of Nations on this date.
  23. 1926 Friday: Germany joined the League of Nations.
  24. 1935 Wednesday: For the first time, radio listeners of NBC radio heard the “Popeye” program.  Elsewhere, Senator Huey P. Long died in Baton Rouge two days after Dr. Carl Weiss ALLEGEDLY shot him in the Louisiana state Capitol.
  25. 1939 Monday: Canada declared war on Germany.
  26. 1940 Wednesday: During the Battle of Britain, German bombs hit Buckingham Palace.
  27. 1942 Friday: During World War II, British troops land on the Vichy French island of Madagascar to deny it from falling into the hands of the Imperial Japanese.  Elsewhere, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt instituted gasoline rationing as part of the U.S. war effort.  Finally, future vocalist with the rock band, Three Dog Night[i] (1967-76 / 1981-present), Danny Hutton, is born in the USA on this date.
  28. 1943 Saturday: After Italy collapsed on the Axis, German forces overran Rome and took control of the Vatican, ostensibly as its protectors.
  29. 1945 Tuesday: A court sentenced Vidkun Quisling to death in Norway for collaborating with the Nazis during World War II.  A firing squad executed the traitorous scum in October 1945.
  30. 1948 Saturday: The U.S. Justice Department indicted Mildred “Axis Sally” Gillars for treason on this date for broadcasting propaganda to Allied troops during World War II.  Eventually, the government convicted her and gave her a sentence of 12 years in a federal prison.
  31. 1949 Sunday: In York, Maine, the 83rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge, Democrat, died.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Rutledge to fill the seat of Associate Justice James F. Byrnes.  Rutledge served from 02-11-1943 to 09-10-1949. Meanwhile, Barriemore Barlow, future drummer with the British rock band, Jethro Tull[ii] (1971-1980) was born in England on this date.  
  32. 1950 Monday: Future guitarist with the rock band, Aerosmith[iii], Joe Perry, is born in the USA on this date.
  33. 1953 Friday: Swanson began selling its first “TV dinner.”
  34. 1955 Sunday: The long-running TV Western series “Gunsmoke” premiered on CBS television.  Elsewhere, Bert Parks commenced a 25-year career as host of the “Miss America Pageant” on NBC-TV.  Elsewhere, Pat Mastelotto, drummer with the English rock band, King Crimson[iv], 1994-present, is born in the USA on this date.
  35. 1956 Tuesday: Great Britain performed a nuclear test at Maralinga, Australia.
  36. 1960 Saturday: Hurricane Donna, a dangerous Category 4 storm eventually blamed for 364 deaths, struck the Florida Keys on this date.
  37. 1962 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court ordered the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith, a black student.
  38. 1963 Tuesday: Twenty black students entered Alabama public schools after a standoff between federal authorities and Governor George C. Wallace.
  39. 1964 Thursday: Rod Stewart[v] records his first single, “Good Morning, Little Schoolgirl,” an American blues song by Willie Dixon[vi].
  40. 1974 Tuesday: Lou Brock of the St. Louis Cardinals set a new Major League Baseball record when he stole his 105th base of the season.
  41. 1979 Monday: Four Puerto Rican terrorists imprisoned for a 1954 attack on the U.S. House of Representatives and a 1950 attempt on the life of President Harry S. Truman were freed from prison after being granted clemency by President Jimmy Carter.
  42. 1980 Wednesday: Peter Comita replaces Tom Peterson of Cheap Trick[vii].
  43. 1983 Saturday: Larry Holmes scores a TKO over Scott Frank in the 5th round for the heavyweight title of the world.
  44. 1984 Monday: A revival of the TV game show “Jeopardy!” hosted by Alex Trebek, premiered in syndication.
  45. 1987 Thursday: Pope John Paul II arrived in Miami, where President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan welcomed him as the pontiff began a 10-day tour of the United States.
  46. 1989 Sunday: Hungary gave its permission for thousands of East German refugees and visitors to immigrate to West Germany.   
  47. 1990 Monday: Iran agrees to resume diplomatic relations with neighboring Iraq.
  48. 1991 Tuesday: The Senate Judiciary Committee opened hearings on the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supreme Court on this date.  Meanwhile, Nirvana[viii] released the biggest single (and video) of the Grunge Movement on this date, “Smells Like Teen Spirit.”  This is indeed ‘the Anthem of Generation X.”  Wow.
  49. 1992 Thursday: Bud Selig becomes the interim commissioner of Major League Baseball.  Meanwhile, a federal jury in Minneapolis struck down professional football’s limited free agency system on this date.
  50. 1993 Friday: Israel and the PLO sign joint recognition statements.
  51. 1994 Saturday: The prison drama, “The Shawshank Redemption,” starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.”
  52. 1998 Thursday: Northwest Airlines announced an agreement with pilots, ending a nearly two-week walkout.   Meanwhile, sleazy President Bill Clinton met with members of his Cabinet to apologize, ask forgiveness, and promise to improve as a person in the wake of the Monica Lewinsky scandal. 
  53. 2000 Sunday: Controversial basketball coach Bobby Knight was fired by Indiana University for what was called a pattern of unacceptable behavior.  Meanwhile, Tiger Woods won the Canadian Open by one stroke over Grant Waite.
  54. 2002 Tuesday: Switzerland became the 190th member of the United Nations.  Meanwhile, Florida tested its new elections system.  The test resulted in polling stations opening late and problems occurred with the touch screen voting machines.
  55. 2006 Sunday: Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts defeated Eli Manning and the New York Giants 26-21 in the first NFL game to feature two brothers starting at quarterback.
  56. 2010 Friday: Five Palestinians suffer wounds when the Israelis launch air raids onto the Gaza Strip in response to the fourth rocket attack on Israel.   The other Islamist muck fled into their ratholes.
  57. 2011 Saturday: Following the turmoil of the Arab Spring, the G8 nations pledge $40 billion to help the affected nations to repair their damages and to help them institute democracy so these problems do not keep happening.  Meanwhile, in Cairo, protesters storm the Israeli Embassy causing its ambassador to flee back to Israel.
  58. 2012 Monday: After a wave of violence engulfed Iraq yesterday, a suicide bombing in Kunduz, Afghanistan, claims the lives of at least 16 people and injures loads more.  Meanwhile, in Chicago, teachers walk out on strike leaving 350,000 students in dire need of being educated.  Oh, well, gives them more time to shoot one another in unnecessary violence.   Mayor Rahm Emanuel, where are you?
  59. 2013 Tuesday: In the Arctic Ocean, a mishap sends a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter plummeting, killing three of its crew.
  60. 2014 Wednesday: President Barack Obama announces that he will increase the number of U.S. troops in Iraq training the Iraqi military; however, he declares that they will not see action.
  61. 2015 Thursday: Monsoon rains devastate northern Japan, slamming the city of Joso, which forces 90,000 people to evacuate their homes to escape mudslides, heavy winds, and rain.
  62. 2016 Saturday: Ahead of yet another failed ceasefire in Syria, concentrated airstrikes in the country kill dozens in rebel-held areas.  Meanwhile, an earthquake in Tanzania kills at least 11 people and injures numerous others.  Finally, French authorities announce they are going to launch an investigation into a woman identified ONLY as Ornella G. on charges of possible terrorism as she was found with a car loaded with cooking gas containers near the Notre Dame Cathedral- it’s interesting to note that on April 15, 2019, mysterious fires broke out in the famed cathedral destroying much of it.  On this incident, authorities remain mum. [ix]
  63. 2017 Sunday: Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida, roaring in as a Cat 3 Storm.  Elsewhere, American actor Harry Landers dies at age 96.
  64. 2018 Monday: The secretary-general of the United Nations- Antonio Guterres- calls for an immediate summit on climate change, emphatically telling the General Assembly that ‘climate change is moving faster than we are.’  Follow the science, people: the Sun is the sole generator of ‘climate change’ across the Solar System on every planet that contains a ‘climate.’  Solar winds, solar flares, and sunspots are the main drivers behind whether it’s hotter or cooler so relax.  We can, of course, contend with pollution which, we should but stop scaring everyone.[x]  Elsewhere, California- another lunatic locale- passes a bill that will commit the state to carbon-free energy by 2045.  Two years later, the state is suffering rolling brown-and-blackouts and Sacramento has NO CLUE as what to do- that’s what you get for shutting down the state’s last nuclear power plant in El Diablo Canyon with NOTHING to take its place!
  65. 2019 Tuesday: After being crossed one too many times, President Donald J. Trump hands his third national security advisor John Bolton his walking papers.  We have no clue as to what happened to Mr. Bolton, he seemed to be a normal guy at one time whereas now, we see him for the conniving RINO he is and a man determined to go to war with Iran whatever it takes and whatever the cost.  Didn’t you learn from Iraq, John?  Good riddance.
  66. 2020 Thursday:  Tonight, the NFL season kicks off in Kansas City where the 2020 Superbowl winners the Chiefs will do battle with the visiting Houston Texans.  No one is participating an exciting season what with all the promised Black Lives Matter protests.  Our view: we don’t care, we won’t be watching.  Elsewhere, first-time jobless benefits claims last week hit 884 thousand.   As for the economy, we learn that for the 2nd quarter consumer spending was down 34.1-percent.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announced his list of potential SCOTUS nominees in his second term yesterday.  Here are the potential nominees: (1) Bridget Bade, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; (2) Daniel Cameron, 51st Kentucky state AG; (3) Sen. Tom Cotton, R-AR; (4) Paul Clement, attorney with Kirkland & Ellis, LLP; (5) Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX; (6) Stuart Kyle Duncan, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals; (7) Steven Engel, Assistant AG for the Office of Legal Counsel of the US Dept. of Justice; (8) Noel Francisco, former solicitor general of the U.S.; (9) Sen. Josh Hawley, R-MO; (10) James Ho, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals; (11) Gregory Katsas, Circuit Court of Appeals of Columbia Circuit; (12) Barbara Lagoa, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals; (13) Christopher Landau, ambassador; (14) Carlos Muñiz, Florida Supreme Court; (15) Martha Pacold, District Judge on Northern Illinois; (16) Peter Phipps, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals; (17) Sarah Pitlyk, U.S. District Court of Eastern Missouri; (18) Allison Jones Rushing, 4th Circuit Court of Appeals; (19) Kate Todd, deputy assistant to president and part of legal counsel; and Lawrence VanDyke, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
  67. 2020 Thursday A: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says that ‘Joe Biden is going to make a great president’ and that in eight weeks, the Senate will be in the hands of the Democrats and the numbers of Dems in the House will be insurmountable.  The speaker’s Aricept® must be working really well today for her to express such confidence but when 42-percent of likely black voters say they are going to vote for President Trump, the Democratic Party’s house is ablaze.  Keep being confident, Madam Speaker, going to be fun seeing what you have to say on November 4. Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden has NO campaign events today after President Donald J. Trump blasted the old bigot for using a teleprompter to answer scripted questions.  Ai-yi-yi!  Speaking of President Donald J. Trump, he appeared before a massive crowd in Michigan today  Stunning!
  68. 2020 Thursday B: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever, Chi-Com Virus- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 27,933,388 confirmed cases, +327,828, 905,181, confirmed deaths, +6,912, and 18,819,388 confirmed recoveries, +254,316.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,471,218 confirmed cases, up 36,500 from yesterday’s reporting, 194,367 confirmed deaths, UP 1,248, and 3,512,490 confirmed recoveries, UP 30,953.  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: 751,210 confirmed cases, 14,034 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 10,123 confirmed cases, 91 confirmed deaths, and 3,120 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 81,727 confirmed cases, 2,069 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Rhode Island- currently, they have 22,782 confirmed cases, 1,067 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Gina Raimondo for being yet another political hack- shame on you.
  69. 2020 Thursday C: After yesterday’s BIG GAINS, we had a BIG SELL-OFF today.  Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,534.58, DOWN 405.89 points (-1.45%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,919.59, DOWN 221.97 points (-1.99%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,339.19, DOWN 59.77 points (-1.76%).  Price of GOLD: $1,953.00 per troy oz., -11.30 (+0.58%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $27.00 per troy oz., -0.291 (-1.07%).  Price of PLATINUM: $931.10 per troy oz., -9.90 (-1.05%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,330.90 per troy oz., +12.70 (+0.55%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.98 per #, +0.0165 (-0.55%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $37.24, -0.06 (-0.16%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.83 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.85 euros.  Conversely, one dollar U.S. = 29.27 Taiwanese dollars.
  70. 2020 Thursday D: Folks, stay tuned to see what the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party collaborators have done today- you know it’s gonna be good.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0217 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Fire Cloud.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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

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Electric Light Orchestra released their fifth ‘best of’ compilation, albeit a box set: “Four Light Years,” on September 15, 1980.  This one contains three classic albums in their entirety: “A New World Record,” “Out of the Blue,” and “Discovery.”  We do hope you will seek this one out, especially if you have none of these three classics, and consider adding it to your collection along with “Three Light Years” and “ELO’s Greatest Hits” so you can have the best music all in one place.  You’ll love this box set- look for it now.

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

[iv] We promoted the music of King Crimson, one of the greatest prog-rock bands of all time beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 through Sunday, 21-December-2014.  We hope you will check them out as the remain active to this day.

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

[vi] We look forward to doing the music of Willie Dixon along with other great bluesmen of the era like Muddy Waters, and all the rest of the great voices of America that made the music of our country what it is.

[vii] When we return to promoting American bands, Cheap Trick will be towards the top so please stay alert.  You won’t want to miss them.

[viii] We hope to share the music of Nirvana with the world within the next decade or so when we will do a series of Grunge Rock bands.

[ix] The French are under numerous terrorist threats and yet, they won’t discuss them out of fear of offending the massive Muslim population the dimwits have allowed to overrun their country.  Round them up and deport them back to whence they came.

[x] Any college geography class will drive this point home.

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WW. 2014 Saturday: In the face of growing evidence of Russian-Chechen involvement in eastern Ukraine thanks to evidence showing military equipment and troops, the European Union proposes stiffer sanctions against Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Putin denies all charges while calling for the ‘independence of the region.’

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President Jimmy Carter; Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall; U.S. Secretary of War J. Donald Cameron; U.S. Senator Thom Tillis; NASA Astronaut Guion S. Bluford Jr., Jethro Tull featuring Jeffrey Hammond, Little Feat featuring Fred Tackett, the Mamas and the Papas featuring John Phillips, the Velvet Underground featuring Sterling Morrison, and WAR featuring Thomas “Papa Dee” Allen:

  1. 257: St. Sixtus II begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 1146: Intending to end war for ALL time, European leaders outlaw the crossbow, something that does not last for exceedingly long.
  3. 1645: At New Amsterdam—which later would become New York—Native Americans and the Dutch agreed to a peace treaty.
  4. 1682: William Penn sailed from England and later established the colony of Pennsylvania in America.
  5. 1721: The Peace of Nystad between the Swedes and the Russians ends the North Sea War.
  6. 1776: During the Revolutionary War, the Americans evacuate Long Island; fall back to Manhattan and New York City.
  7. 1780: General Benedict Arnold secretly promised to turn over control of the American military fort at West Point to the British army.
  8. 1781: During the Revolutionary War, a French fleet of 24 ships under the command of Admiral Comte de Grasse defeats a British fleet under the command of Admiral Graves at the Battle of Chesapeake Capes.
  9. 1806: New York City’s second daily newspaper, the “Daily Advertiser,” published its final copy.
  10. 1809: Charles Doolittle Walcott first discovered fossils near Burgess Pass.  He named the site Burgess Shale after nearby Mt. Burgess. 
  11. 1843: Blacks participate for the first time in a U.S. political convention, the Liberty Party.
  12. 1861: Union General John C. Fremont instituted martial law in Missouri and declared slaves there free.  However, President Abraham Lincoln later countermanded the order.
  13. 1862: Confederate forces won victories against Union forces at the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, Virginia, and the Battle of Richmond in Kentucky.
  14. 1901: Herbert Cecil Booth patents the vacuum cleaner.
  15. 1905: Ty Cobb made his Major League Baseball debut as a player for the Detroit Tigers, hitting a double in his first at-bat in a game against the New York Highlanders; the Tigers won 5-3.
  16. 1914: During World War I, the Battle of Tannenberg ends in a decisive victory for the German army as it destroys the Russian 2nd Army.
  17. 1918: In Lancaster, Pa., the 32nd U.S. Secretary of War J. Donald Cameron dies.  A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from 05-22-1876 to 03-04-1877.  Elsewhere, Vladimir Lenin, after giving a speech as the new leader of the USSR, is shot, and wounded by a member of the opposition; he recovers from his wounds.
  18. 1932: In Nazi Germany, Hermann Goering becomes the leader of the Reichstag.
  19. 1935: Future guitarist/vocalist/musical mastermind behind the hippie rock band, the Mamas and the Papas[i], John Phillips, is born on this date.
  20. 1939: In response to the growing threat from Nazi Germany next door, Poland begins mobilizing its armed forces.  Meanwhile, in Japan, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto becomes chief of the Japanese Imperial Fleet.
  21. 1941 Saturday: During World War II, the Axis Siege of Leningrad commences on this date as the Axis troops sever the last railroad link between the beleaguered city and the rest of the Soviet Union.
  22. 1942 Sunday: Germany annexes Luxembourg on this date during World War II.
  23. 1944 Wednesday: The Red Army reaches Bucharest, Romania, as it drives Axis forces to the west.
  24. 1945 Thursday: General Douglas MacArthur arrived in Japan to set up Allied occupation headquarters.  Elsewhere, future guitarist with the rock band, Little Feat[ii]—Fred Tackett—is born in the United States on this date.
  25. 1947 Saturday: Jeffrey Hammond, the bassist who would replace Glenn Cornick in Jethro Tull[iii] (1971-1975) was born in England on this date.  
  26. 1951 Thursday: The Philippines and the United States sign a defense pact on this date.
  27. 1954 Monday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, which was intended to promote private development of nuclear energy.
  28. 1956 Thursday: A white mob prevents high school registration by blacks at Mansfield High School in Texas.  Meanwhile, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway opened in Louisiana.
  29. 1960 Tuesday: East Germany imposed a partial blockade on West Berlin on this date.  Elsewhere, in Jacksonville, Fla., future GOP senator representing North Carolina- Thom Tillis- is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2015.
  30. 1963 Friday: The “Hot Line” communications link between Washington, D.C., and Moscow in the Soviet Union went into operation. 
  31. 1967 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate confirms Thurgood Marshall as the nation’s first black Supreme Court justice.
  32. 1979 Thursday: While on a canoe trip in Plains, Georgia, a rabbit attacks President Jimmy Carter.
  33. 1983 Tuesday: Guion S. Bluford Jr. became the first black American astronaut to travel in space as he blasted off aboard the Challenger.
  34. 1984 Thursday: The space shuttle Discovery launches on its inaugural flight.  Once in space, its crew deployed three communications satellites.  Meanwhile, organizers inducted President Ronald Reagan and several others into the Sportscasters Hall of Fame.  
  35. 1986 Saturday: Soviet authorities arrested Nicholas Daniloff, a correspondent for the U.S. News and World Report as a spy a week after American authorities arrested Gennady Sakharov, a Soviet employee of the United Nations, on espionage charges; however, both governments later released their detainees.
  36. 1987 Sunday: A redesigned space shuttle booster, created in the wake of the Challenger disaster, roared into life in its first full-scale test firing near Brigham City, Utah.
  37. 1988 Tuesday: Longtime percussionist with the Los Angeles, California-based soul-funk-rock-Latin-jazz band, WAR[iv]—Thomas “Papa Dee” Allen—died at age 57 on this date.
  38. 1989 Wednesday: A Federal jury in New York found “hotel queen” Leona Helmsley guilty of income tax evasion but acquitted her of extortion.  She ended up serving 18 months behind bars, a month at a halfway house and two months under house arrest.
  39. 1990 Thursday: Ken Griffey Sr. and Ken Griffey Jr. becomes the first father, son to play on a Major League Baseball team together— the Seattle Mariners—, and both single in the 1st Inning.
  40. 1991 Friday: Azerbaijan declared its independence, joining the stampede of republics seeking to secede from the Soviet Union.
  41. 1995 Wednesday: Sterling Morrison—the original bassist of the New York City rock band, the Velvet Underground[v]—died of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.  (It is interesting to note that his birthday was yesterday in 1942).
  42. 1997 Saturday: Americans received word of the car crash in Paris that killed Princess Diana, Dodi Fayed, and their driver, Henri Paul.  Due to the time difference, it was August 31st when the crash occurred.  
  43. 2002 Friday: With just hours to spare, baseball averted a strike; it was the first time since 1970 that players and owners had agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement without a work stoppage.  Good for them.
  44. 2005 Tuesday: A day after Hurricane Katrina hit, flooding covered 80-percent of New Orleans which led to the rescues of hundreds of stranded people by helicopter and boat.  Meanwhile, looting continued throughout the city. 
  45. 2007 Thursday: In a serious breach of nuclear security, a B-52 bomber armed with six nuclear warheads flew cross-country unnoticed; the Air Force later punished 70 people.
  46. 2010 Monday: For the first time in three weeks, 33 trapped Chilean miners contact their families after suffering entrapment in a cave-in; however, the Chilean government used a new method to release them from the mine weeks later.
  47. 2012 Thursday: A report on the nuclear program of Iran released by the IAEA, highlights concern over Iran’s nuclear program as the country reportedly has doubled its number of centrifuges as the Fordow facility.  Meanwhile, Mitt Romney launched his fall campaign for the White House with a rousing, personal speech to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., proclaiming that America needs “jobs, lots of jobs.”  Finally, in communist China at the Xiaojiawan coalmine, a large blast kills 26 miners outright with another 21 missing.  The blast actually occurred the previous day but today is our time.  There were 154 miners working at the time when carbon monoxide ignited and devastated the mining complex.  The eventual death toll would rise to 43 with probably more lost in the disaster.  
  48. 2013 Friday: Off the coast of the Aleutian Islands, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake strikes.  Meanwhile, in Shanghai, communist China, 15 people die in a mishap in which an ammonia leak at a cold storage plant goes unnoticed. 
  49. 2014 Saturday: In the face of growing evidence of Russian-Chechen involvement in eastern Ukraine thanks to evidence showing military equipment and troops, the European Union proposes stiffer sanctions against Vladimir Putin’s Russia.  Putin denies all charges while calling for the ‘independence of the region.’
  50. 2015 Sunday: In response to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s desire to change the nation’s constitution so that Japanese defense forces can aid allied nations when Japan, itself, is not under attack, protesters gather in the streets outside the parliament building in opposition.
  51. 2016 Tuesday: The Guardian reports that candidate Donald J. Trump is considering a meeting with Mexican President Enrique Nieto Pena tomorrow prior to his giving an immigration speech in Phoenix, Arizona, in the coming week.  Meanwhile, Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wins big in the statewide primary and will move ahead to the November election.
  52. 2017 Wednesday: The former Hurricane Harvey completed a U-turn in the Gulf of Mexico and rolled ashore for the second time in six days, hitting southwestern Louisiana as a tropical storm with heavy rains and winds of 45 mph.
  53. 2018 Thursday: Having been arrested a week or so back, police arrest Ugandan pop star and politician Bobi Wine as he attempts to escape the country. 
  54. 2019 Friday:  Australia downgrades the future of the Great Barrier Reef to ‘very poor’ due to climate change and environmental damage. 
  55. 2020 Sunday: Following last night’s violent riots and deadly shooting in Portland, Oregon, law enforcement officials and the crackpot Mayor Ted Wheeler take questions from the reporters.  The mayor says he wants to ‘end violence’ in his city and claims that he will ‘take help from anyone to end the violence in his city,’ violence he and his far-left, socialist buddies seem to want to continue around the clock.  At the same time, Mayor Wheeler blasts President Donald J. Trump for comments he made about the crappy job the city’s highest civil servant for being such a worthless putz.   He claims the president has created ‘hate and division.’  Meanwhile, Acting Homeland Security Director Chad Wolf says ‘all options’ are on the table for ending the violence afflicting major and mid-sized American cities facing increased violence on their streets, violence we allege the Chi-Coms are financing through their lackeys in the Democratic Party, what we now call the Democratic-Socialist Party of America, the DSPA.  Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden pops out of his hidey hole and denounces the violence afflicting the United States.  Uh, okay Joe, okay.  Finally, a shooting outside a pancake house in Chicago today claims one life and wounds several others.  It was a drive-by shooting in which an SUV pulled by the foodservice establishment and opened fire.  Democratic Catchphrase of the Day: “Trump is dividing the nation!”  Reprobate Congressman Adam Schiff, D-CA, tells Dana Bash, aka Old Horse Face, that “Donald Trump is fanning the flames of violence.”  Hmmm…
  56. 2020 Sunday A: Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe informs Maria Bartiromo on the Fox News Channel that although ‘Russia remains a problem, the real threat emanates from communist China,’ land of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  The fact that the Democrats continue dismissing the threat of communist China while constantly braying about ‘Russia, Russia, Russia’ as the imminent threat tells observant readers and contributors that what the Democrats claim others are doing is what they, themselves, are guilty of doing which means the Dems are colluding with the Chi-Coms to defeat Donald Trump and to deliver the United States into the hands of Chairman Xi.  Next, in the United States, we have arrived at a startling statistic: so far this year, 37 police officers have been killed in the line of duty and another 700 injured. 
  57. 2020 Sunday B: Sadly today, we do not have the stock market or the current COVID-19 statistics due to an attempted Chi-Com attack into our systems that shut us down for nearly three days.  Sorry.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0206 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Spring Sunshine.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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

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Roy Wood- ever at work on musical projects- released his second solo effort, “Mustard,” on December 15, 1975, an album upon which, he began working on as he labored on Wizzard releases.  The artist performs 99.9-percent of the instruments you find here as well as sings the vocals.  Critics panned it but we enjoy it, which is why we encourage everyone to rush out and check it out, giving it a good listen, and then adding it to your ever-expanding collection.  We at the AICPENDBLOG.COM thank you for evaluating our evaluations of nothing but the best in rock music- as far as we know, we are the ONLY blog site on the Internet that combines politics with the best in rock music as well as with presentations of Beverly Carrick original artworks.

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[i] At some point, we will do the music of the Mamas and the Papas the same time we do the music of Sonny & Cher.  We hope you will continue awaiting that glorious day.

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

[iii] 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.

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

[v] We 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.

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TT. 2017 Monday: In a show of force, North Korean thug dictator Kim Jong Un orders his military flunkies to fire off a battery of missiles which overfly Japan. The Japanese government’s early warning system picked them up and told people to take cover. Elsewhere, Barack Obama’s home country puts into law the world’s toughest plastic bag ban, one that will cost a person a fine of $38,000 as well as possible four years in the hoosegow. Wow. A serious act of virtue signaling by an African nation- so says “On This Day.”

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U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen; Chef Kilgore Randalini; murdered teenager Emmett Till; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “I have a Dream” speech; Chicago featuring Daniel Seraphine, Fairport Convention featuring Martin Lamble, Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, and Paris featuring Glenn Cornick, and the Soft Machine featuring John Marshall:

  1. 476: The Western Roman Empire formally ends with the ouster of Emperor Romulus Augustus.
  2. 1521: Ottoman troops under the command of Sultan Suleiman I occupy the Serbian city of Belgrade.
  3. 1609: Henry Hudson and his ship, the Half-Moon, discovered Delaware Bay.
  4. 1619: Ferdinand II becomes the Holy Roman Emperor.  His policy of “One church, one king,” was his way of outlawing the spread of Protestantism. 
  5. 1655: Governor Peter Stuyvesant of New Amsterdam bars ALL Jews from military service.
  6. 1774: The first American-born saint was born in New York City.  Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton underwent canonization in 1975.
  7. 1830: The first locomotive in the United States, “Tom Thumb,” runs from Baltimore, Maryland, to Ellicott’s Mill.
  8. 1833: The British Parliament banned slavery throughout its empire.
  9. 1862: The Second Battle of Bull Run (also known as the Second Battle of Manassas) began in Prince William County, Virginia, during the Civil War; the result was a Confederate victory.
  10. 1867: The United States occupies the Midway Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
  11. 1907: “American Messenger Company” underwent establishment by two teenagers, Jim Casey and Claude Ryan.  The company later changed its name to “United Parcel Service.”
  12. 1914: During World War I, the third day of the Battle of Tannenberg takes place as German Army soldiers storm Russian positions.
  13. 1916: During World War I, it is official, Italy declares war on Germany.  Meanwhile, Germany declares war on Rumania.  Russia was hoping Rumania would enter the war on the side of the Allies but the Rumanians jumped the gun and after making some headway, the Germans began lighting them up to the point that it would stagger a major Russian offensive against Austro-Hungary.  
  14. 1917: As they picketed the White House, 10 suffragists underwent arrest by the authorities.
  15. 1922: The first-ever radio commercial aired on station WEAF in New York City; the 10-minute advertisement was for the Queensboro Realty Company, which had paid a fee of $100.00.
  16. 1938: The Nazis open the Mauthausen Concentration Camp in Austria.
  17. 1939: The first successful flight of a jet-propelled airplane took place, the German Heinkel He 178.
  18. 1940: In Bangor, Maine, future 20th U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Bill Clinton from 01-24-1997 to 01-20-2001.
  19. 1941: Imperial Japan’s ambassador to the United States, Kichisaburo Nomura, presented a note to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from Japan’s prime minister, Prince Fumimaro Konoye, expressing a desire for improved relations.  Elsewhere, in Isleworth, UK, future drummer/percussionist with the Soft Machine[i] John Marshall is born. 
  20. 1942: Transport #25 departs France for Nazi Germany, loaded up with French Jews bound for the extermination camps.
  21. 1943: Communist partisans holding deposed Fascist Italian leader, Benito Mussolini, transfer him from his prison at La Maddalena Sardinia to the Gran Sasso, a place they believe to be impregnable to any rescue attempts.  However, Adolf Hitler had other ideas and would send his favorite SS officer Otto Skorzeny to rescue him.  Meanwhile, in Denmark, the people call for a general strike to put pressure on their Nazi occupiers.
  22. 1944: The last German troops in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to Allied forces or begin withdrawing as the secondary front in France- Operation Dragoon- puts additional pressure on German military forces defending France. 
  23. 1945: The Allies began occupying Japan at the end of World War II.
  24. 1948: Chef Kilgore Randalini of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day was born in the USA on this date as is future drummer with the rock band, Chicago[ii] (1967-1990), Daniel Seraphine.   
  25. 1949: Future drummer with the British rock band, Fairport Convention[iii] (1967-1969), Martin Lamble, is born in Great Britain on this date.  
  26. 1955 Sunday: Emmett Till, a black teenager from Chicago, suffers abduction from his uncle’s home in Money, Mississippi, by two white men after he had supposedly whistled at a white woman; the authorities discover him brutally slain three days later.
  27. 1957 Wednesday: Democratic Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina begins a 24-hour filibuster to stop the Civil Rights Bill demanded by President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
  28. 1963 Wednesday: More than 200,000 people listened as the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
  29. 1968 Wednesday: Police and anti-war demonstrators clashed in the streets of Chicago as the Democratic National Convention nominated Hubert H. Humphrey for president.
  30. 1972 Monday: Mark Spitz of the United States won the first two of his seven gold medals at the Munich Summer Olympics, finishing first in the 200-meter butterfly and anchoring the 400-meter freestyle relay.
  31. 1981 Thursday: The National Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia, announces that in Gay men, there are higher than normal instances of both pneumocystis and Kaposi’s sarcoma.  Meanwhile, John Hinckley, Jr. pleads innocent on charges he attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan.
  32. 1983 Saturday: Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin announces his resignation.
  33. 1986 Wednesday: United States Naval officer, Jerry A. Whitworth receives a sentence of 365 years for espionage.  Meanwhile, rock singer Tina Turner receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  34. 1994 Monday: In Japan, the nation holds its first Gay Pride Parade and festival.
  35. 1995 Tuesday: Following their announcement of their $10 billion deal, the merger of Chase Manhattan and Chemical Bank created the largest bank in the United States.  
  36. 1996 Thursday: The United Kingdom issues a divorce decree for Britain’s Charles and Princess Diana.  This was the official end to their 15-year marriage.
  37. 1998 Saturday: The Pakistani prime minister created new Islamic order and legal system based on the Holy Koran—Sharia Law.
  38. 2008 Thursday: Surrounded by an enormous adoring crowd at Invesco Field in Denver, Barack Obama accepted the Democratic presidential nomination, promising what he called a clean break from the “broken politics” in Washington and the failed policies of (President) George W. Bush.”
  39. 2009 Friday: The Los Angeles County coroner’s office announced that Michael Jackson’s drug overdose death was a homicide caused primarily by the powerful anesthetic propofol and another sedative, lorazepam.
  40. 2010 Saturday: A crowd of 500,000 attends the “Restoring Honor Rally” hosted by Glenn Beck in Washington, D.C., on the National Mall.  This would lead to all sorts of personal attacks by Far-Left pundits and idiots.
  41. 2012 Tuesday: At the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, the GOP chooses Governor Mitt Romney as its standard-bearer for the 2012 Presidential Race.
  42. 2013 Wednesday:  A military jury sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood that claimed 13 live and injured numerous others.  Good riddance to this POS.  Meanwhile, on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial, President Barack Hussein Obama stood on the same steps as he challenged new generations to seize the cause of racial equality.  It is worth noting that Obama was one of the most racist presidents in U.S. history.  Finally, Lakhdar Brahimi, UN Special Envoy to Syria, says international law states that the UN Security Council must decide any action in response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons.
  43. 2014 Thursday: The Chinese super-online store, Alibaba, announces second-quarter earnings of more than $1.1 billion; this is more than double of e-commerce giants Amazon and eBay combined.  The Chinese company announces it will release its U.S. IPO in September.  Elsewhere, Glenn Cornick, the original bassist with Jethro Tull[iv] and with his own band, Wild Turkey as well as with Bob Welch and Paris, died from congestive heart failure.  Finally, comedian Joan Rivers was rushed to New York’s Mt. Sinai Hospital after she suffered cardiac arrest at a doctor’s office where she’d gone for a routine outpatient procedure; two weeks later, she died at age 81.
  44. 2015 Friday: According to Brainy History, Greek judge Vassiliki Thanou takes the oath of office as the nation’s interim prime minister after last week’s resignation of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras; new elections for the position will take place in September.
  45. 2016 Sunday: At Glasgow Airport in Scotland, police arrest two United Airlines pilots for being intoxicated.  They were preparing to leave the airport with 141 souls aboard their aircraft when someone alerted the police to their possible inebriation and police responded.  Law enforcement officials planned to arraign the pilots the following day.  Meanwhile, clashes between Syrian Kurd forces and Turkish-backed thugs endangers U.S. assets in the region who are on the ground, fighting with the Kurds to beat the ISIS thugs running amok.
  46. 2017 Monday: In a show of force, North Korean thug dictator Kim Jong Un orders his military flunkies to fire off a battery of missiles which overfly Japan.  The Japanese government’s early warning system picked them up and told people to take cover.   Elsewhere, Barack Obama’s home country puts into law the world’s toughest plastic bag ban, one that will cost a person a fine of $38,000 as well as possible four years in the hoosegow.   Wow.  A serious act of virtue signaling by an African nation- so says “On This Day.”
  47. 2018 Tuesday: In Detroit, at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the Queen of Soul Music- Aretha Franklin- lies in state in a 24-carat gold coffin.  We miss you, Aretha!  Meanwhile, Puerto Rico upgrades its death toll from the 2017 Hurricane Maria from 65 deaths to 2,975.
  48. 2019 Wednesday: Much to orgasmic frenzy among U.S. climate change activists, little Greta Thunberg, the Scandinavian global warming crusader, arrives in New York City after sailing across the North Atlantic in an emissions free vessel.  She would return home via jetliner or so we were told.  What a gal!  Elsewhere, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., throws in the towel on her bid to win the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  She tossed her panties into the ring un-officially on Stephen Colbert’s show on January 15, 2019 but did not make it official until Sunday, March 04, 2019.  In dropping out, she announced her bailout via Twitter and became the fifth Democrat to leave the race following behind (1) Eric “Farts” Swalwell (07-08-2019)[v]; (2) John Hickenlooper (08-15-2019)[vi]; (3) Jay Inslee (08-21-2019)[vii]; and (4) Seth Moulton (08-23-2019)[viii].
  49. 2020 Friday:  The death toll in the United States from Hurricane Laura now rests at six and the town and surrounding environs of Lake Charles, Louisiana, suffered the brunt of the landfall what with being mostly destroyed and at least 1 million people in the region with no power.   Meanwhile, a racial equality march in Washington, D.C., is set to commence purportedly in honor of the 57th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famed “I Have a Dream” speech.  We shall see if it devolves into mob violence as last night in the nation’s capital, following the final night of the Republican National Convention, violence exploded shortly after midnight as attendees of the RNC convention were assaulted as they left the White House grounds making way to their automobiles to go home.   Elsewhere, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces his resignation due to poor health.  God bless!  Next, United Airlines announces that 3,000 pilots will be grounded by October if the country does not begin reopening.  Finally, Lord & Taylor clothing stores announced they will be closing down and laying off their employees six years short of hitting the chain’s 200th anniversary.  How sad.
  50. 2020 Friday A: Sadly, “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman died at age 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer.   Meanwhile, sadly today, we do not have the stock market or the current COVID-19 statistics due to an attempted Chi-Com attack into our systems that shut us down for nearly three days.  Sorry.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0204 a 36” x 48” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Mountain Twilight.”  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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Roy Wood’s Wizzard released its sophomore effort, “Introducing Eddie and the Falcons,” on November 19, 1974.  Once again, his band featured the lineup of Wood himself on numerous instruments and vocals as well as former Move bandmate Rick Price (bass/vocals/percussion), Bill Hunt (keyboards, horns, and vocals), Nick Pentelow (saxophones and woodwinds), Mike Burney (horns), Keith Smart (drums), and one or two other musicians to round out the sound.  The album did better in sales than did its predecessor album, “Wizzard Brew.”  As always, the writing and lyrics are superb as anywhere Roy Wood is means there is a great deal of talent injected into whatever effort upon which he applies himself.  Please, check it out and enjoy because the AICPENDBLOG.COM recommends it for all readers of the blog.  

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[i] We hope to promote the music of the Soft Machine at some point within the next 3-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when that celebrated day arrives.  We thank you.

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

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

[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] Congressman Eric Swalwell, well-known for his lack of intellect, entered the fray on Monday, April 08, 2019, and was among those sorry low-end losers who had to beg for donations so he could appear on the debate stage.  There was no way in hell that anyone would ever vote the so-called ‘Farter-in-Chief’ for anything higher than the House seat he now holds.

[vi] Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper entered the race on March 04, 2019.  His most notable contribution to the Democratic Party’s nomination process was an admission that he ‘took his mother to see the porn classic, “Deep Throat,” not knowing fully what it was,’ he claimed mom asked to see the movie.  Think what you will.  STRANGE.

[vii] Governor Jay Inslee jumped into the running on March 01, 2019, and his big thing- and only thing- was that he was going to devote 100-percent of his time dueling with climate change.  He looks, sounds, and acts like a palooka and Democratic voters saw him for the POS he is.  He did not last very long.

[viii] Congressman Seth Moulton of Massachusetts, an Iraq War vet, entered the race on April 21, 2019.  He seemed like a decent guy but when everyone around you is jostling one another to see who can go bat crap crazy far-far-far-left, Congressman Moulton stood no chance at ever winning the nomination.  

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