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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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354. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2021

72. 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.

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354. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2021:

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WEEK 2021

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Bushrod Washington and Horace Harmon Lurton; U.S. Attorney General Edwin Stanton; U.S. Interior Secretary Samuel J. Kirkwood; U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk; U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry H. Fowler; 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, Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bobby Colomby, the Eagles featuring Joe Walsh, Jethro Tull featuring Ian Anderson and Glenn Cornick, and KISS featuring Peter Criss:

  1. 69 Friday: 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. 217 Saturday: The 15th Roman Catholic Pope St. Zephyrinus ended his tenure as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.   His reign began on July 28, 199.  His successor, the 16th Roman Catholic Pope Callixtus I assumed his position on this date and would serve his flock until October 14, 222.
  3. 827 Monday: The 101st Roman Catholic Pope Gregory IV took up the Holy Cross of ALL Christendom on this date.  He would serve as the Vicar of Christ from today until January 25, 844.
  4. 897 Friday: The 115th Roman Catholic Pope Theodore II ended his reign as pontiff after just 20 days.   The Lord called him home.
  5. 1046 Sunday: The 148th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory VI ended his reign on this date.  He first assumed the position as the leader of ALL Christians on May 05, 1045.
  6. 1192 Sunday: Returning home from the Crusades, English King Richard the Lionhearted suffers capture outside of Vienna by his enemies.
  7. 1334 Monday: The 197th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XII took up his Holy Cross on this date.  He would guide his flock until April 25, 1342. 
  8. 1669 Friday: 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.
  9. 1699 Sunday: Peter the Great ordered the Russian New Year to change from September 1 to January 1 to keep in accordance with other European nations.  
  10. 1779 Monday: 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.
  11. 1780 Wednesday: England declares war on the Netherlands.
  12. 1790 Monday: The first successful cotton mill in the United States began operating at Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
  13. 1798 Thursday: 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.
  14. 1803 Tuesday: 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.
  15. 1812 Sunday: 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.”
  16. 1813 Monday: In Hartford County, Maryland, future 14th U.S. Interior Secretary Samuel J. Kirkwood is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur from March 08, 1881, to April 17, 1882.
  17. 1820 Wednesday: Missouri imposes a $1.00 ‘bachelor’s tax’ on all unmarried men between the ages of 21-50.
  18. 1860 Thursday: 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.
  19. 1864 Tuesday: Confederate forces evacuated Savannah, Georgia, as Union General William T. Sherman continued his “March to the Sea.”
  20. 1879 Saturday: Thomas Alva Edison gave a private demonstration of his incandescent light at Menlo Park, New Jersey.
  21. 1880 Monday: When electricity lighted up New York’s Broadway, people came to know it as the “Great White Way.”
  22. 1892 Tuesday: Alexander T. Brown and George Stillman patented the pneumatic tire.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 1915 Monday: Russian troops overrun the Persian city of Qum.
  26. 1919 Saturday: The U.S. House of Representatives restricts immigration into the country.
  27. 1922 Wednesday: Fourteen republics join to form the Soviet Union.
  28. 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]
  29. 1928 Thursday: Mail delivery by dog sled began in Lewiston, Maine.
  30. 1939 Wednesday: Future member of the rock band, the Association[ii]—Terry Kirkman (wind instruments, vocals, and percussion)—is born on this date in Salina, Kansas.
  31. 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. 
  32. 1942 Sunday: 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.  Elsewhere, in Manhattan, New York, future drummer, percussionist, and backing vocalist with the horn-dominated band, Blood, Sweat & Tears- Bobby Colomby- is born on this date.  He would perform with BS&T from 1967-1977.
  35. 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 in Brooklyn, New York.
  36. 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.
  37. 1960 Tuesday: In West Germany, the authorities arrest former Auschwitz Death Camp Commandant Richard Bar.
  38. 1961 Wednesday: In Palm Springs, California, famed playwright-director Moss Hart, 57, died.
  39. 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.
  40. 1967 Wednesday: Ian Anderson and Glenn Cornick form the British rock band, Jethro Tull[iv].  Anderson played guitar, flutes, and sang the lead vocals while Cornick performed the bass, harmonicas, and background vocals.  Mick Abrahams would join on guitars and Clive Bunker on drums and percussion.
  41. 1968 Friday: Author John Steinbeck died in New York at age 66.  Elsewhere, the 58th U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry H. Fowler left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from April 01, 1965, until today.
  42. 1973 Thursday: Singer-songwriter Bobby Darin died in Los Angeles, California, following open-heart surgery; he was 37 years-old.
  43. 1975 Saturday: Guitarist/vocalist Joe Walsh, formerly of the James Gang[v] and a solo artist joins the Eagles[vi].  Elsewhere, at the 2:29 minute mark of Round 3 of a 10 round heavyweight bout, Larry Holmes scored a TKO over his opponent, Billy Joiner.  Holmes record would go to 19-0 while Joiner’s record would go to 10-11-3.  Meanwhile, in a WBA/Ring Magazine lightweight title bout, Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran beats Leoncio Ortiz via a KO at the 2:39 minute mark of Round 15 in a 15-round bout.  Duran’s pro-record would go to 54-1.  
  44. 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 had no choice other than to shut down but especially restaurants as ventilation systems sucked in dust and dirt and belched it around the kitchen to the point that they could no longer 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, windows shattered, cars sandblasted, and people buried- some of them alive- 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 1986 Saturday: White teenagers beat black youths in Howard Beach, New York.
  47. 1987 Sunday: More than 4,300 people died when the Dona Paz, a Philippine passenger ship, collided with the tanker Vector off Mindoro Island.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.    
  54. 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]
  55. 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.
  56. 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.  
  57. 2008 Saturday: Reuters reports that three submarine cables mysteriously break that disrupt telephone and internet communications between the Middle East and Asia.
  58. 2009 Sunday: In Palm Springs, California, James Gurley, former lead guitarist with the San Francisco band, Big Brother, and the Holding Company[viii] suffers a heart attack at age 69 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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. 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.
  64. 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.
  65. 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.
  66. 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.   
  67. 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…
  68. 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.  
  69. 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.
  70. 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.
  71. 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.  
  72. 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?
  73. 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.
  74. 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.  
  75. 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…  
  76. 2020 Sunday: This is where we were at last year: 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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II. 1954 Friday A: The first part of the battle for Huguette 6 goes as planned with a sortie by a squadron of B-26 bombers followed by dive bombers lit up the communists clinging to the outlying position. According to witnesses, the Viet Minh holding the position were obliterated. However, French troops moving up to assault the position from two angles found themselves under heavy fire from communist positions holding the approaches to their target and were unable to reach it in time. By the time they did, communists had moved to retake the position and heavy fighting ensued, much of it by hand-to-hand. French forces would be forced to pull back under heavy fire.

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113. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2021:

DAY NINETY-FOUR OF THE BIDEN REGIME

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

  1. 1154 Friday: Damascus surrenders to Sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo.
  2. 1500 Monday: Pedro Cabral lands and annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz).
  3. 1501 Tuesday: Pedro Cabral and six remaining ships return to Lisbon, Portugal, from the New World.
  4. 1616 Saturday:   English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare, 52, died on what has been traditionally regarded as the anniversary of his birth in 1564.
  5. 1635 Monday: Organizers created the first public school in the United States, Boston Latin School in Boston, Massachusetts.
  6. 1789 Thursday: President-elect George Washington moves into the United States’ first executive mansion, the Franklin House, in New York.  Elsewhere, the first Roman Catholic magazine published in the United States—Courier De Boston—commenced publication on today’s date.
  7. 1791 Saturday: James Buchannan—15th president of the United States (03-04-1857-03-04-1861) and a Democrat—was born in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, on this date.  He also was the nation’s 17th secretary of state and served under Presidents James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor from 03-10-1845 to 03-07-1849.
  8. 1860 Monday: In Charleston, South Carolina, the Democrat Convention finds itself divided over the contentious issue of slavery and the state’s place in the Union.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: During the American Civil War, the Battle of San Antonio, Texas, takes place.  Meanwhile, in Arkansas, Confederate troops seize Ft. Smith from the Federals.
  10. 1872 Tuesday: Charlotte Ray became the first black female lawyer in the United States.
  11. 1891 Thursday: Moscow, Russia, expels its Jewish population.
  12. 1896 Thursday: The Vitascope system of movie projection had its first demonstration at Koster and Bial’s Music Hall in New York City.
  13. 1900 Monday: The word ‘hillbilly’ first appeared in a print article in the New York Journal.  The author wrote it as “Hill-Billie.”
  14. 1908 Thursday: President Theodore Roosevelt signed an act that created the United States Army Reserve.
  15. 1914 Thursday: Chicago’s Wrigley Field, then known as Weeghman Park, hosted its first baseball game.
  16. 1915 Friday: The Second Battle of Ypres continues as the Germans attack on both sides of St. Julien.  Once again, the Canadians are able to halt the attacks but the Germans are still able to capture some smaller villages as they continue bringing up reinforcements to keep the battle ongoing.   Meanwhile, a British flotilla puts a blockade on German-controlled Cameroons.
  17. 1916 Sunday: The Battle for Verdun continues as French troops manage to stem the tide of German advances around the outlying forts surrounding the city.   At Mort Homme, German troops are thrown back in disarray. 
  18. 1917 Monday: In Mesopotamia, British forces manage to capture the town of Samara, 60 or so miles north of Baghdad.  In so doing they manage to capture nearly 1,000 Ottoman Turkish troops.
  19. 1918 Tuesday: British forces in France identify that the Germans have more than 100 divisions facing Allied troops across No-Man’s Land.  A heavy offensive is coming, one that could determine the outcome of the Great War.  Meanwhile, as the Russian civil war rages on between Czarist and communist forces, the impotent communist government in Moscow warns that Bessarabia had better not join with Rumania or consequences would occur.  Big flipping deal.
  20. 1924 Wednesday: The Senate passed the Soldiers Bonus Bill.
  21. 1936 Thursday: Roy Orbison[i]—great American rocker who would also play in the Traveling Wilburys[ii] with George Harrison[iii], Tom Petty[iv], Bob Dylan[v], and Jeff Lynne[vi]—was born in Vernon, Texas, on this date.
  22. 1938 Saturday: Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia demand self-government.
  23. 1940 Tuesday: About 200 people died in the Rhythm Night Club Fire in Natchez, Mississippi.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Norway continues as the Brits land fresh troops in the northern part of the country seeking to relieve their beleaguered forces attempting to stop the Nazi advance. Many of these troops will end up being sacrificed for nothing.
  24. 1941 Wednesday: As Greece collapses to the Axis invaders, a RAF bomber takes Greek King George II and his family to Egypt.  Elsewhere, German Kriegsmarine raider “Thor” returns to her home port in Brest, France, after more than 311 days at sea wreaking havoc on Allied shipping around the world.
  25. 1942 Thursday: South Africa breaks off diplomatic relations with Vichy France.  In the China-Burma-India Theater, aka the CBI, British troops continue being pushed back in Burma as the Chinese struggle to extricate their forces from Imperial Japanese traps, one after another.  They continue falling back toward Yunnan Province and hoped-for safety.
  26. 1943 Friday: U.S. Navy Lt. John F. Kennedy assumed command of PT-109, a motor torpedo boat in the Solomon Islands during World War II.  On August 02, 1943, PT-109 was rammed and sunk by a Japanese destroyer, the Amagiri, killing two crewmembers; Kennedy and 10 others managed to survive.  Meanwhile, Australian troops continue the fight against the Japanese in New Guinea. 
  27. 1944 Sunday: American forces on New Guinea are able to capture Hollandia without a fight.  Japanese troops are in dire straits due to no supplies being able to reach them nor reinforcements.
  28. 1945 Monday: The Red Army continues their inexorable drive towards Berlin.  Luftwaffe chief and successor to Adolf Hitler (or so he hopes) sends a message to his Fuhrer down in his bunker in Berlin: ‘IF you are unable to continue as head of the German Reich, I will gladly take over for you…just say the word’ or words to that effect.  The Fuhrer goes off the rails and orders the SS and Gestapo to hunt this worthless POS down and to bring him to Berlin so he can face Nazi justice.
  29. 1947 Wednesday: Glenn Cornick—future bassist with Jethro Tull, Paris, and Wild Turkey—is born in in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England on this date[vii].
  30. 1948 Friday:  David Cross—future violinist with King Crimson[viii] 1973-74—was born in Plymouth, England on this date.  Elsewhere, Jonny Longden became the first race jockey to ride 3,000 career winners.
  31. 1949 Saturday: The Chinese Red army conquerors the city of Nanjing on this date, which would lead to the Nationalist government abandoning the Chinese mainland and fleeing to Formosa.  Still, the defenders of the city fought block by block, house by house, trying to kill as many communists as they could before being murdered themselves or force-marched to Maoist gulags.  Remember: dead is better than red.  Any flipping day.
  32. 1950 Sunday: Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island.  Meanwhile, the Minneapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals, 4-2, to win the first National Basketball Association title and their first of many to come.
  33. 1951 Monday: The 30th vice president of the United States (served 03-04-1925-03-04-1929 Republican), Charles D. Dawes, died on this date in Evanston, Illinois, at the age of 85.
  34. 1954 Friday: Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Braves hit the first of his record 755 major-league home runs in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals; however, the Cardinals won the game, 7-5.
  35. 1954 Friday A: The first part of the battle for Huguette 6 goes as planned with a sortie by a squadron of B-26 bombers followed by dive bombers lit up the communists clinging to the outlying position.  According to witnesses, the Viet Minh holding the position were obliterated.  However, French troops moving up to assault the position from two angles found themselves under heavy fire from communist positions holding the approaches to their target and were unable to reach it in time.  By the time they did, communists had moved to retake the position and heavy fighting ensued, much of it by hand-to-hand.  French forces would be forced to pull back under heavy fire.
  36. 1956 Monday:  The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ends racial discrimination on public transportation, primarily public buses.
  37. 1960 Saturday: Future rock guitarist with the British band, Def Leppard[ix]—Steve Clark—was born in in Hillsborough, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Great Britain, on this date.
  38. 1964 Thursday: Ken Johnson of the Houston Astros threw the first no-hitter for a loss.  He lost 1-0 to the Cincinnati Reds due to two errors.
  39. 1965 Friday: Future rock vocalist with the band, Boston[x]—Tommy DeCarlo who would replace Brad Delp in 2008—is born on this date in Rome, N.Y.
  40. 1968 Tuesday: Students protesting the Vietnam War at New York’s Columbia University take over the administration buildings and shut down the university.  Elsewhere, the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged to form the United Methodist Church on this date.  
  41. 1969 Wednesday: Sirhan B. Sirhan was sentenced to death for assassinating New York Senator Robert F. Kennedy; however, the sentence was later reduced to life imprisonment.  
  42. 1971 Friday: The Soviet Union launched Soyuz 10 on this date.  Meanwhile, hundreds of Vietnam War veterans opposed to the conflict protested by tossing their medals and ribbons over a wire fence in front of the U.S. Capitol.
  43. 1972 Sunday: The astronauts of Apollo 16 explore the lunar surface.
  44. 1982 Friday: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that consumer prices had declined the previous month, the first decline in almost 17 years.
  45. 1985 Tuesday: Coca-Cola announces it is going to change its secret flavor formula, which it used for 99 years, a move that would prove to be a disaster of epic proportions.
  46. 1987 Thursday: A federal ban on smoking during domestic airline flights of two hours or less goes into effect.  Elsewhere, 28 construction workers lost their lives when an apartment complex being built in Bridgeport, Connecticut, suddenly collapsed.  
  47. 1988 Saturday: In Martinez, California, some dimwit left a drain valve open at the Shell Marsh.  This blunder resulted in more than 10,000 barrels of oil pouring through into the marsh adjoining Peyton Slough.
  48. 1989 Sunday: In Beijing, China, students announce a boycott of all classes.  Meanwhile, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays final game as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.
  49. 1992 Thursday: Marion Berry, the former mayor of Washington, D.C., sent to prison for corruption walks out a free man after serving his time.
  50. 1993 Friday: Labor leader and all-around troublemaker, Cesar Chavez died in San Luis, Arizona, at age 66.
  51. 1995 Sunday: In remembrance of the destruction of the Alfred P. Murray building in Oklahoma City, blown-up by Timothy McVeigh, President Bill Clinton calls for a day of mourning for those killed and wounded.
  52. 1997 Wednesday: An infertility doctor in California announced that a 63-year-old woman had given birth in late 1996.  The child from a donor egg made the woman the oldest known female to give birth to a child.
  53. 1998 Thursday: James Earl Ray, who had confessed to assassinating the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and then insisted that he, had been framed, died at a Nashville, Tennessee, hospital at age 70.
  54. 2003 Wednesday: President George W. Bush signed legislation that authorized the design change of the nickel for release in 2004.  It was the first change to the coin in 65 years and commemorated the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase.   Elsewhere, the U.S. military leadership in Iraq announces that FIVE U.S. soldiers are under investigation for the theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars discovered in caches around the war-torn country.
  55. 2004 Friday: Crazed Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr declares he will employ suicide bombers against U.S. troops should they make a move on his militias in the city of Najaf.  American and Coalition invaders are overrunning parts of the country in their quest for ‘weapons of mass destruction’ and then stamping out jihadis that the Shiites are preparing to begin lashing back at the so-called “Crusaders.”
  56. 2005 Saturday: At a checkpoint between Israel and the Gaza Strip, Israeli Defense Forces capture a 17-year-old Palestinian boy trying to smuggle four pipe bombs into Israel.
  57. 2006 Sunday: Al Jazeera reports that an audio tape of Osama bin Laden pops up in Darfur in which, the terrorist mastermind calls for jihad against the Crusaders.
  58. 2007 Monday: Boris Yeltsin, the first democratically elected Russian president, died in Moscow at age 76.   Elsewhere, as the U.S. military continues constructing a wall around a predominantly Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq, thousands of Iraqis are in the streets demanding it STOP.  Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki orders the U.S. to halt further construction. 
  59. 2008 Wednesday: After U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said yesterday that during Jimmy Carter’s time as president, he was advised ‘NOT to have direct talks with the Islamic terrorist group Hamas,’ the failed president appears before news reporters and claims, “NOT true.”  This idiot would have talked with anyone, even those who hate both the United States and Israel.
  60. 2009 Thursday: The International Monetary Fund says it believes economic recovery will commence sometime in the next year.   Elsewhere, the Iraqi government believes that since President George W. Bush invaded their country in 2003, at least 110,000 of their citizens have been slain in the unnecessary war.  How sad.   Add to that the fact today, two suicide attacks, one in Baghdad and the other near Baquba, claim the lives of 87 people who weren’t yet ready to commune with Allah but went anyway.  
  61. 2010 Friday: As the U.S. and the United Nations place demands atop the Jewish state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brushes off demands that it refrain from building new housing in its capital city of Jerusalem.  Meanwhile, the U.N. also is bitching that the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip is preventing the global body from ‘educating the poor little Palestinian tykes.’  Wah, wah, wah.
  62. 2011 Saturday: Chi-Com police stage a raid on a Tibetan monastery in Sichuan killing at least two people and wounding several others.  Ah, religious freedom in a communist hellhole.  Elsewhere, in Syria, while people are staging funerals for loved ones killed in rioting, Syrian government security forces kill another dozen or so mourners.  There will be more funerals for them.
  63. 2012 Monday: The trial of former senator and vice-presidential candidate John Edwards for misuse of campaign funds gets underway in North Carolina.  Elsewhere, famed bassist Chris Ethridge who played with the Flying Burrito Brothers[xi] (1968-69 / 1974-76 / 1990-93)—among other bands—lost his battle with pancreatic carcinoma on this date.  He died in his hometown of Meridian, Mississippi, at the age of 65.  Next, the Iranians are angry because a malware attack has hammered the National Iranian Oil Company.  Sucks to be you.  Finally, the White House is launching an investigation into its advance staff in the wake of the U.S. Secret Service scandal.
  64. 2013 Tuesday: In France, an amended bill legalizing same-sex (homosexual) marriage is passed, opening the door for Francois Holland to promulgate it.  Meanwhile, after the Chi-Coms float a flotilla of warships near Japan’s Senkaku Islands, Tokyo orders the Chi-Com ambassador to account for the actions of his countrymen.
  65. 2014 Wednesday: Facebook announces first-quarter profits of $642 million, an increase of nearly a factor of 3 over first-quarter profits in 2013, resulting in earnings of 25 cents per share versus the 17 cents per share expected by Wall Street.  Elsewhere, Ukrainian security officials discover that a Russian Orthodox Church in the eastern part of the country is a staging ground for Russian thugs attempting to terrorize that portion of the country.  That sounds like ‘Putin’ to us.  Obama, you must help these people against the Russian bear.  Plain.  Simple.  NOW.
  66. 2015 Thursday: On this date, Loretta Lynch wins confirmation in the U.S. Senate to succeed Eric Holder as the nation’s first attorney general.  She is the first African American female to hold this post.  Elsewhere, in one of the more tragic events in U.S. history, former General and former CIA Director David Petraeus pleads guilty in a federal court of sharing classified information with his biographer and lover.  The reason Petraeus found himself in this mess is because he REFUSED to back the Obama administration’s narrative on Benghazi.  The Bamster had knowledge of the victor of both Iraq and Afghanistan’s misdeeds and saved them, saved them for when he required them and when CIA Director Petraeus did not fall in line with the bogus narrative, word of the wrongdoing suddenly hit the news cycle. 
  67. 2016 Saturday: In what seems to be an annual thing, North Korea tells the United States that “IF you suspend military exercises with South Korea, maybe we’ll talk about nuclear disarmament.”  Elsewhere, German citizens in the city of Hanover are in the streets, protesting against President Barack Obama’s and the European Union’s proposed agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Partnership deal, a deal akin to the Transpacific Partnership, that would tie the U.S. in with the Europeans.  However, the Germans aren’t having any of it and claim that if this ‘Obama deal’ becomes reality, jobs will be lost, wages will fall, environmental protections damaged, they are having none of it.
  68. 2017 Sunday: The North Korean news agency announces they scooped up an American citizen, Kim Sang-Duk, aka Tony Kim, as he sought to leave the country.  The bonehead was teaching classes at Pyongyang University and we guess the North Koreans decided they wanted him to continue teaching longer than the man planned.  Yikes.   
  69. 2018 Monday: In North Korea, a major mishap occurs as a bus carrying a group of visiting Chi-Com tourists plunges off a highway in North Hwanghae, killing at least 32 of the visiting guests and four North Koreans.  Several others are injured and trucked off to an infirmary for treatment.  What the hell are the Chi-Coms doing visiting North Korea when they could have gone to Tibet or Xinjiang Province where they could tour the Muslim concentration camps? 
  70. 2019 Tuesday: In Myanmar, at least 52 jade miners die in a mudslide.  Meanwhile, in Malawi, the World Health Organization begins inoculating young people with the world’s first malaria vaccine.  The vaccine provides only partial protection against the killer tropical disease but any protection is better than NO protection.  Elsewhere, ISIS figuratively thumps its chest and takes credit for the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka this past weekend.  Time to irradiate these murderous thugs.  
  71. 2020 Thursday:  The COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis, communist China’s ‘gift to the world’ continues taking lives, destroying economies, and being an over all pain in the ass for the entire planet.  Total confirmed cases for the globe sit at 2,699,338, confirmed deaths at 188,437, but confirmed recoveries sit at 737,735.  In the United States, there are 886,529 confirmed cases what with 50,162 confirmed deaths but 81,792 confirmed recoveries.  China continues claiming the same numbers what with 88,423 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  What a bunch of lying scum.  After the United States, the next nation with the most cases is Spain, then Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Turkey, and then communist China.  Meanwhile, the worst news for the United States is that another 4.4 million Americans are unemployed bringing the total number of unemployed Americans to 26 million.  This shocking statistic shows that every single job gained since 2008 is NOW GONE.  Time to exact a heavy price from the PRC by returning to a Two-China Policy recognizing Taiwan- aka Free or Nationalist China- as an equal nation if not the rightful owner of the mainland. 
  72. 2021 Friday: Stick around and find out the truth with us just as we do…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0443 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Saguaro and Poppies.”  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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Once again, archivists for UFO combined several shows together for an enticing offering for the fans: “Impact Live” (August 14, 2017).  Two of the shows come from the 1990s featuring a lineup of Phil Mogg (vocals), Michael Schenker (guitars), Pete Way (bass), Paul Raymond (keyboards/rhythm guitar), and Simon Wright (drums).  The other show comes from the 1970s and features Phil Mogg (vocals), Michael Schenker (guitars), Pete Way (bass), Paul Raymond (keyboards/rhythm guitar), and Andy Parker (drums).  While some may debate the energy showcased here, others are excited to have more access to more shows featuring one of the all-time great veteran bands coming to us from the late 1960s.  We believe there is NOTHING available today that can compare with this exciting band so why not check it out for yourselves and consider adding it to your collection- we think you will be glad you did.

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

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

[iii] See previous.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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355. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2020

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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355. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2020:

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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The J. Geils Band would deliver its finest album on October 26, 1981, “Freeze-Frame.”  Folks, in the era of MTV, this album and the band was made for Music TV.  This would be the last album to feature the original lineup- John “J.” Geils (guitars), Peter Wolf (vocals), Seth Justman (keyboards/vocals), Danny Klein (bass/vocals), Stephen Jo Bladd (drums), and “Magic Dick” (harmonicas/saxophones)- because their success was so great, it would cause Peter Wolf to become full of himself and depart.  Ah, well, it was a heartbreaker at the time but NO reason not to look for this album as it contains the amazing title track, “Centerfold,” “Angel in Blue,” and “Flamethrower,” all of which kept this album Number One for at least a month and those songs on the radio for decades to come.  We hope everyone will seek this album out and add it to your collection- you will be so glad you did- of that, we guarantee!

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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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TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2020

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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Happy Birthday, Chef Kilgore!

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.

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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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