216. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 04, 2022

2022 Thursday: Hmmm, so-o-o, Joe ‘Slobbering’ Biden whacked Ayman Al-Zawahiri, the Number Two of al-Qaida, longtime confidant, physician, and amigo of dead terrorist Osama bin Laden. A somewhat coherent Biden stumbled to the microphones this past Monday and stuttered out his message of a ‘successful drone strike’ on an old terrorist no one has seen in about a decade- if not longer.

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216. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 04, 2022:

U.S. Coast Guard Birthday / Barack Hussein Obama Day (Illinois) / Primary Election Day in Tennessee

President Barack Hussein Obama; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Johnson; U.S. Agricultural Secretary Ezra Taft Benson; U.S. Interior Secretary Jacob D. Cox; U.S. Secretary of State Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen; U.S. Treasury Secretary W. Michael Blumenthal; Heavyweight boxing contender Gerry Cooney; Country Joe and the Fish featuring David Cohen, the Doors featuring Jim Morrison, Hawkwind featuring Jonathan Darbyshire (aka Mr. Dibs), the Jeff Beck Group featuring Max Middleton, Led Zeppelin featuring Robert Plant, Ricky Nelson, and Spirit featuring John Locke:

  1. 1347 Friday: English troops conquer Ft. Calais, at Calais, France.
  2. 1521 Thursday: In Rome, future 228th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VII is born Giovanni Battista Castagno.  He would become pontiff on September 15, 1590, and 12 days later, would end his reign.
  3. 1666 Wednesday: A hurricane hits the Caribbean islands of Martinique, Guadeloupe, and St. Christopher resulting in thousands of deaths.
  4. 1735 Thursday: A jury found John Peter Zenger of the York Weekly Journal not guilty of committing seditious libel against the colonial governor of New York, William Cosby.
  5. 1753 Saturday: George Washington becomes a master Mason.  
  6. 1760 Monday: At the Battle of Leibnitz, the Prussian army devastates both the Austrian and Russian armies.
  7. 1790 Wednesday: The U.S. Coast Guard had its beginnings as the Revenue Cutter Service.
  8. 1792 Saturday: English romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was born at Field Place near Horsham, England.
  9. 1817 Monday: In Millstone, N.J., future 29th U.S. Secretary of State Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen is born.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he would serve under President Chester A. Arthur from December 19, 1881, to March 06, 1885.
  10. 1821 Saturday: The Saturday Evening Post hits the newsstands for the first time as a weekly newspaper.
  11. 1830 Wednesday: On this date, the builders laid out the plans for the city of Chicago.
  12. 1834 Monday: In New York City, the 14th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Johnson, died on this date.  President Thomas Jefferson nominated Federalist Johnson to fill the seat of Associate Justice Alfred Moore, Federalist.  Johnson served from May 07, 1804, to August 04, 1834.
  13. 1862 Monday: The U.S. government collects its first income tax.
  14. 1892 Thursday: Andrew and Abbey Borden were axed to death in their home in Fall River, Massachusetts.  Lizzie Borden, Andrew’s daughter from a previous marriage was accused of the killings but was later acquitted at trial.
  15. 1899 Friday: In Whitney, Idaho, future 15th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Benson would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, to January 20, 1961.
  16. 1900 Saturday: The former 10th U.S. Interior Secretary Jacob D. Cox died at age 71.  A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 05, 1869, to October 31, 1870.
  17. 1903 Tuesday: The reign of the 257th Roman Catholic Pope St. Pius X begins on this date.  As the Vicar of Christ, Pius X would serve from today until August 20, 1914.  
  18. 1914 Tuesday: The United States declares neutrality during World War I.  Germany declares war on Belgium.  Meanwhile, Great Britain declares war on Germany during the opening days of World War I.
  19. 1916 Friday: The United States reached agreement with Denmark to purchase the Danish Virgin Islands for $25 million.
  20. 1922 Friday: AT&T and Bell Systems recognized the death of Alexander Graham Bell two days earlier by shutting down all its switchboards and switching stations.
  21. 1927 Thursday: The Peace Bridge between the United States and Canada opens.
  22. 1934 Saturday: Mel Ott became the first major league baseball player to score six runs in a single game.
  23. 1936 Tuesday: Jesse Owens of the U.S. won the second of his four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics as he prevailed in the long jump over German Luz Long, who was the first to congratulate him.
  24. 1942 Tuesday: David Bennett Cohen, the original keyboardist with the San Francisco rock band, Country Joe & the Fish[i], was born on this date in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  25. 1943 Wednesday: Russian army units reach the outskirts of Orel, which the Germans fired up the previous day.
  26. 1944 Friday: Fifteen-year-old diarist, Anne Frank, was arrested with her sister, parents, and four others by the Gestapo after hiding for two years inside a building in Amsterdam.  She died the following year at Bergen-Belsen.
  27. 1946 Sunday: Future famed keyboardist Max Middleton, who would play with the Jeff Beck Group[ii] among others, is born on this date in Amersham, U.K.  He would also perform with Hummingbird[iii] and Snowy White and the White Flames.  
  28. 1955 Thursday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorizes $46 million for the construction of the CIA headquarters.
  29. 1956 Saturday: In Manhattan, N.Y., future heavyweight boxing contender Gerry Cooney is born.  He would go on to fight some of the boxing world’s biggest names and in so doing would amass a record of 31 fights, 28 wins (24 by KO), and 3 losses.
  30. 1958 Monday: Billboard Magazine introduced its “Hot 100” chart, which were part popularity and a barometer of the movement of potential hits.  The first No. 1 song was “Poor Little Fool” by Ricky Nelson[iv]
  31. 1961 Friday: Future 44th President of the United States—Democrat Barack Obama—is born on this date, some say in Kenya.
  32. 1964 Tuesday: The bodies of missing civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney were found buried in an earthen dam in Mississippi.  Meanwhile, future multi-instrumentalist with the British space-rock band, Hawkwind[v], Jonathan Darbyshire aka “Mr. Dibs” is born in England on this date.  
  33. 1970 Tuesday: Jim Morrison of the Doors[vi] undergoes arrest for public intoxication.
  34. 1972 Friday: Arthur Bremer was convicted and sentenced in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, to 63 years in prison for his attempt on the life of Alabama Governor George C. Wallace; however, the sentence was later reduced to 53 years.  The authorities released the man from prison in 2007.
  35. 1975 Monday: While driving on the Greek island of Rhodes, Led Zeppelin[vii] vocalist, Robert Plant, suffers a near-fatal auto accident.  Elsewhere, the Swedish pop group ABBA [viii] began recording their hit single, “Dancing Queen” at Glen Studio outside Stockholm.  A year later, it hit radio stations around the world.
  36. 1977 Thursday: President Jimmy Carter signed a measure establishing the Department of Energy.
  37. 1979 Saturday: W. Michael Blumenthal- the 64th U.S. secretary of the Treasury- left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from January 23, 1977, until today.
  38. 1983 Thursday: New York Yankee outfielder Dave Winfield threw a baseball during warm-ups and accidentally killed a seagull.  After the game—wait for it! —Toronto police arrested the slugger for “causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.”  What the F**K is wrong with Canada?  It was a frigging accident!
  39. 1984 Saturday: In the Los Angeles Summer Olympics Games, American track and field athlete Carl Lewis won a gold medal.  Elsewhere, the nation of Upper Volta becomes the new nation of Burkina Faso in Africa, which is their national day.
  40. 1985 Sunday: Rod Carew got his 3,000th major league hit on this date.
  41. 1987 Tuesday: The Federal Communications Commission voted to abolish the Fairness Doctrine, which required radio and television stations to present balanced coverage of controversial issues.
  42. 1988 Thursday: The U.S. Congress votes to authorize $20,000 for each Japanese citizen interned during World War II.
  43. 1989 Friday: Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani offered to assist in ending the hostage crisis in Lebanon. 
  44. 1990 Saturday: The European community votes to boycott Iraq for invading Kuwait.
  45. 1991 Sunday: The Greek luxury liner Oceanos sank in heavy seas off South Africa’s southeast coast; all the passengers and crewmembers survived.
  46. 1993 Wednesday: A federal judge sentenced Los Angeles police officers Stacy Koon and Laurence Powell to 2.5 years in prison for violating Rodney King’s civil rights.
  47. 1994 Thursday: Yugoslavia withdrew its support for Bosnian Serbs.  It then sealed the border between its nation and Serb-held Bosnia.
  48. 1996 Sunday: Josia Thugwane won a gold medal after finishing first in the marathon.  He became the first black South African to win a gold medal in the Olympics.
  49. 1997 Monday: Jeanne Calment, at age 122, the world’s oldest person, died at a retirement home in Arles, France.
  50. 2004 Wednesday: Former teacher Mary kay Letourneau, convicted of having sex with a sixth-grade pupil, was released from a Washington state prison after 7.5 years behind bars.
  51. 2006 Friday: Rock keyboardist John Locke, original founding member of the L.A.-area rock band, Spirit, died of ill health.     
  52. 2007 Saturday: NASA launched its Phoenix spacecraft today and its mission was a space exploration of the planet Mars.  The Phoenix lander descended on Mars on May 25, 2008.
  53. 2008 Monday: Robert Novak- famed American journalist with a 45-year career- announces his retirement after the discovery of a brain tumor.  According to CBS News, he also played in a part in the CIA leak scandal that seems to be enveloping a variety of people.
  54. 2009 Tuesday: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il pardoned two American journalists whom the North Koreans had arrested earlier in the year for illegally crossing into their wonderful country.  He did this because former President Bill Clinton arrived on scene on behalf of the Obama administration to secure their release from their hellish captivity.
  55. 2010 Wednesday: Officials estimate that 28,000 people have died from Mexican drug violence since December 2006.  One might question as to WHY the United Nations has not requested troops from across the world to go into that godforsaken country and eliminate the narcoterrorists? 
  56. 2011 Thursday: With the United States falling deeper and deeper into debt, the Dow Jones Industrial Average falls by 4-percent as do other stock markets- to varying degrees- around the world.   Meanwhile, a federal judge rules that former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld can be sued by a U.S. veteran who claims that while he was serving in Iraq, he was imprisoned and tortured by his own people.
  57. 2012 Saturday: Great Britain has their greatest success in one day at the Olympics since 1908, winning six gold medals and a silver on Day 8 of the 2012 Summer Olympics.   Meanwhile, Pyongyang announces that the floods that have devastated parts of the country have claimed the lives of 169 of its citizens while another 400 are missing and presumed dead.
  58. 2013 Sunday: Britain, France, and Germany close their embassies in Yemen; Canada closes its embassy in Bangladesh; and the U.S. closes 28 embassies in the Middle East and North America due to intelligence of impending al-Qaida attacks.  Time to track this human garbage down and begin eliminating them in droves.
  59. 2014 Monday: Medical worker Nancy Writebol, the second of two Americans to contract the Ebola virus in Liberia, joins Dr. Kent Brantley at Emory University Hospital for treatment; both patients are receiving an experimental drug that scientists have not tested yet on humans.  Elsewhere, Israel and Hamas enter into a 72-hour ceasefire, one brokered by Egypt.  Of course the Hamas trash will violate it.
  60. 2015 Tuesday: Following the questionable death of Zimbabwe’s beloved Cecil the Lion, Delta Airlines announces it will NO longer transport animal trophies, something they once did if hunters attained the trophies legally.  Elsewhere, United Arab Emirates troops with tanks and artillery arrive in the Yemeni port city of Aden to take up the fight with their Saudi allies against the Iranian-backed Houthi scumbags. 
  61. 2016 Thursday: CBS News reports that candidate Donald Trump’s behavior on the campaign trail has been ‘so bizarre’ that many are left to wonder if he is a plant by the Hillary campaign or a secret agent in the employ of Russia.  What a load of bogus BS.  This supports the proven theory that the Deep State, the Democratic Party, and their Fake News allies are in cahoots not only to push haggard Hillary into the White House but to bamboozle the American people into believing their phony propaganda.  We shall see who wins in November.
  62. 2017 Friday: German supermarket Aldi pulls all shell eggs from the Netherlands from its shelves after the discovery of the chemical- fipronil- is found in them.  Pest control companies use fipronil to kill insects so WTF?  Elsewhere, in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York, former boy wonder pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli- a loser who jacked up the price of a generic drug to the point no one could afford it- undergoes conviction on three counts of securities fraud.
  63. 2018 Saturday: In what many believe to be a setup, Venezuelan thug President Nicolas Maduro survives an assassination attempt, carried out by a drone while the communist POS was at a military review.  The event was captured on live TV.  Even better, the former bus-driving thug Maduro blames the assassination attempt on Venezuelan exiles hiding in neighboring Colombia and on their handlers as well as the Venezuelan ‘mafia’ supposedly living in Florida.  Dude, STFU.
  64. 2019 Sunday: The Central Bank of China devalues its currency below the normal 7-1 ratio with the U.S. dollar for the first time in more than a decade, due in part to the trade tariffs President Donald J. Trump is using to force the communists to the bargaining table and trade talks.  Meanwhile, in what many believe to be a terrorist attack conducted by ISIS, a car bomb explodes in Cairo, Egypt, killing 20 and injuring another 47 people.  Scumbags.  Elsewhere, Connor Bettis- a POS with a gun- hits the bar district in Dayton, Ohio, and kills 9 people and wounds another 27 before law enforcement arrives on scene and shoots the punk dead.
  65. 2020 Tuesday: In Beirut, Lebanon, a tremendous blast felt as far as Cyprus, rips part of the port apart, killing between 75-100 people and injuring another 2,700-3,500.  Speculation abounds with the Lebanese claiming it was a storage site for firecrackers (yeah, right) but we suspect the site was warehousing Iranian munitions bound for Hamas to use against Israel so either the Mossad took care of the problem, or the mullah-loving Iranians and their Hamas allies are too flipping stupid to be around large caches of explosives.  Self-detonation (or so we suspect- morons!).  Wow.
  66. 2020 Tuesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 18,380,616 confirmed cases, UP by 241,178 cases, 691,740 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,167 deaths, and 10,973,850 confirmed recoveries, UP by 220,035 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,834,460 confirmed cases, UP by 56,909 new cases, 158,728 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,208 new deaths, and 2,357,033 confirmed recoveries, UP by 38,264 new recoveries.  We believe if the authorities would share the TRUE percentages of deaths per number of those with the disease- instead of making everyone who might have the Wuhan Flu in their system but did not cause their deaths- known, there would be LESS fear.
  67. 2020 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 519,427 confirmed cases, 9,501 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 2,448 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,315 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 58,715 confirmed cases, 1,600 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 417,589 confirmed number of cases, 35,719 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the honest numbers you fetid piece of sewer scum, especially of the senior citizens you have killed.  Shame on you.
  68. 2020 Tuesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,828.47, UP 164.07 points (+0.62%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,841.17, UP 38.37 points (+0.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,306.51, UP 11.90 points (+0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $2,040.70 per troy oz., +19.00 (+0.94%) while the price of SILVER is $26.22 per troy ounce, +0.187 (+0.72%).  The price of PLATINUM is $958.50 per troy oz, +3.30 (+0.35%) while the price of COPPER is $2.90 per pound, +0.0085 (+0.29%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.55 per barrel, -0.15 (-0.36%).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.97 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.85 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency.
  69. 2020 Tuesday D: Dr. Oxiris Barbot, New York City health commissioner, sent a letter to moron Mayor Bill Di Blasio, calling it quits over the tremendous mishandling of the COVID-19 Chinese Virus.  We must remember that Mayor Di Blasio and Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo colluded together to send patients infected with the Wuhan Flu into rest homes where vulnerable people died sans the presence of any loved ones present.  We can smell massive lawsuits against Di Blasio and Cuomo brewing on the horizon, like the police officers they wish to destroy, they should enjoy NO qualified immunity for their criminal mistakes.  Elsewhere, General Charles Brown took the oath of office in the White House which made him the new chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, the first black American to hold the post.  Congratulations! 
  70. 2020 Tuesday E: One teacher’s union after another around the country are making demands before they will return that range from soaking the wealthy, adopting the Green New Deal, abolishing the police, equipping every home with a computer and Internet access, and loads of other stupidity.  Friendly state education authorities are trying to shut down private schools, charter schools, you name it, they are doing whatever they can to close it.  President Trump: do what President Ronald Reagan did with the striking air traffic controllers- FIRE THEM and REPLACE THEM.  On August 05, 1981, he fired 11,359 of the scumbags.  Other Americans will take these jobs.
  71. 2021 Wednesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 200,907,364 confirmed cases, +660,570, 4,268,702 confirmed deaths, +9,788 and 180,887,601 confirmed recoveries, +375,059.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,159,774 confirmed cases, UP 101,353 from yesterday’s reporting, 631,256 confirmed deaths, UP 759, [ix] and 29,783,667 confirmed recoveries, UP 24,537.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  72. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 312,814 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 91,264 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  73. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,003,013 confirmed cases, 64,622 confirmed deaths, and 2,110,935 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,703,998 confirmed cases, 39,319 confirmed deaths, and 2,297,664 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 43,962 confirmed cases, 538 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 484,806 confirmed cases, 6,186 confirmed deaths, and 231,241 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Alabama: they have 592,417 confirmed cases, 11,542 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xi]  
  74. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 885,766 confirmed cases, 6,503 confirmed deaths, and 854,995 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Laos,[xii] 168th country on the list: 7,305 cases of the virus, 7 confirmed deaths and 3,804 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]     
  75. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,792.67, DOWN 323.73 points (-0.92%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,780.53, UP 19.24 points (+0.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,402.66, DOWN -20.49 points (-0.46%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.10 per barrel, -0.05 (-0.07%).  The price of GOLD is $1,814.50 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%) while the price of SILVER is $25.41 per troy ounce, -0.05 (-0.20%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,018.10 per troy oz, -3.10 (-0.30%) while the price of COPPER is $4.33 per pound, 0.00 (-0.01%). [xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,646.53 per troy oz, +1.70 (+0.06%). [xv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., +100.00 (+0.53%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per CNY/T, -10,000.00 (-1.27%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,563.50 per USD/T, -24.65 (-0.95%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.97. In Lao Kip, one greenback equals 9,550.00 and in Latvian Lats, a buck equal 0.604 and in Lebanese Pound, one dollar equals 1,505.50 of theirs. [xvii]        
  76. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.387 per gallon, $3.025 in Florida, $4.085 in Hawaii, and $3.865 in Washington state. [xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Maine: $3.128.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Cayman Islands: $4.929 per U.S. Gallon. [xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,602,871,192,916 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS. [xx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Sweden, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Australia with $40 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  77. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Here’s the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ daily ticker: Border czar for 134 days and 40 days since her one and only visit to the southern border.  Next, One America News shared the latest figures on the illegal alien tidal wave overwhelming the country today.  Here we go: (1) Cost this day alone: $533,587,136.  Next, (2) here is the cost for caring for all these illegal aliens this year: $236,150,079,488.  Next, (3) Here is the estimate of the numbers of illegals who have poured across the U.S.-Mexico border just this year: 2,420,349.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens roaming the U.S.: 36,420,348.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day predicted as far back as 2009 when our original blogsite got underway that the numbers back then were between 35-50 million illegal aliens.  Now, we believe that number to be closer to 75-100 million.  A person cannot walk into a hardware store, go into a liquor store, dine at an outdoor restaurant without illegals running up and begging for food.  This must stop and it’s going to stop extremely soon…
  78. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– A federal judge blocks Governor Greg Abbott’s executive order prohibiting the transport of illegal aliens across the Lone Star State by anyone other than federal authorities.  The Texas Republican governor, however, is fighting back against this blatant overreach of power.  Elsewhere, slobbering Joe Biden continues blaming Texas and Florida for increasing the numbers of Chi-Vi cases.  ‘America’s Governor’ Ron DeSantis, R-FL, fired back at the counterfeit president, slamming him for allowing in millions of illegal aliens many of whom are infected with COVID-19 by telling him to ‘do your job and leave us alone.’  Man, the applause was tremendous.  Meanwhile, we have more numbers for the illegal alien invasion for the month of July: the Border Patrol caught 203,865 illegals, at least 37,252 were able to evade capture, 78 died, another 7,867 were guilty of NO violation, which leaves an outstanding number of 1,079 illegals.  Again, this is all a conservative estimate as the so-called ‘got-away folks’ are far higher than the numbers shown here.
  79. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- Pakistan announced today that it has completed approximately 90-percent of the border wall with Afghanistan.  They don’t want Afghan refugees pouring into their country any more than Europeans want more Muslims, or the United States want more human refuse from around the world.  Good for them.  Elsewhere, Hezbollah scumbags fired some rockets into northern Israel today which led to the Israelis conducting artillery barrages on known jihadist sites in Lebanon.
  80. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci is predicting that within a few weeks, there will be ‘200,000 cases of the Chi-Vi daily in the United States.’  (Note- this is all you need to know that the border must be closed and that every single illegal alien is rounded up, imprisoned, and then deported ASAP).  Meanwhile, Dr. Ashish Jha told Newsmax today that the NIH director Dr. Francis Collins was right to walk back mask comments.  The good doctor was saying stupid stuff like parents should wear masks at home around their children.  Enough already.    
  81. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– The World Health Organization is calling for a moratorium on COVID-19 booster shots.  Oh, really?  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms continue their bitching and whining over the recent GOP COVID-19 origins report that placed the blame squarely on the Chi-Coms for infecting the entire world with their Frankenstein-like lab-created Wuhan Bat Flu Virus.  Elsewhere, the Centers for Disease Control yesterday bowed to Democratic-Socialist pressure and re-enacted a moratorium on evictions, something they lack the power to do.  Doubts continue to build as to the legality of such an order by an entity with no power in this area.  Look, folks, this is what the Democrats love- they love rules and regulations, none of them backed up by laws.  This is how they punish people, how they persecute people, and how they crush people.  This is bullshit and we would suggest that landlords pay NO attention to this order.
  82. 2021 Wednesday K: Political News I– Democratic Party leadership in the House is urging their wavering members to run as “Biden Democrats” or risk losing the majority in 2022.  Meanwhile, Senator Kevin Cramer, R-ND, has introduced a bill (that will go nowhere) that says ‘if a state mandates COVID-19 vaccine passports, it also must mandate VOTER ID.’  That bill is going nowhere.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump is correct when he blasts the House Democrats for their ongoing crusade to get a hold of his tax returns.  Good for you.
  83. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News II– A new poll says that more than half of California’s Hispanic population wants the recall against Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom to succeed and like everyone else, the Latinos are members of all parties.  Meanwhile, Senator James Lankford, R-OK, says that ‘our grandchildren will suffer repaying Joe Biden’s massive debt.’  Amen.  In other political news, ‘America’s Mayor’ Rudy Giuliani says that ‘Cuomo may be guilty, but he does deserve due process.’  Elsewhere, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd CD, is suing MSNBC’s Rachel “Mudslinger” Maddow for libel.  We hope you win, congressman.
  84. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News III– In other political news, a new poll says that almost everyone is against partisan gerrymandering.  Next, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnel, RINO-KY, has outlined demands for future spending bills.  Mitch, you don’t have any power.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden plans to shift arms export sales based on human rights concerns.  Looks like Saudi Arabia is not going to get its weapons.
  85. 2021 Wednesday N: Economic News– Last month, everyone was celebrating how many NEW private sector jobs Joe Biden was going to create and then whoops-a-daisy, bad economic news.  Last month, the Biden regime created ONLY 330,000 jobs- many of them no more than hamburger-flipper or taco-stuffer jobs- rather than the highly predicted number of 653,000 new jobs.  Growth in U.S. services sector hits a record high in July.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump economic adviser Peter Navarro says “U.S. pensions took a big hit from the Chi-Coms’ crackdown on BIG TECH.”
  86. 2021 Wednesday O: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3583 what with a $14 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 04, 14, 18, 36, 43, and Mega 14.  Out of 89,945 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $33,312.  The winning ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven in Culver City, CA 90232.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #869 with a jackpot of $211 million up for grabs: 05, 21, 32, 36, 58, and Powerball 14.  Out of 85,166 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $11,844 apiece.
  87. 2022 Thursday: Hmmm, so-o-o, Joe ‘Slobbering’ Biden whacked Ayman Al-Zawahiri, the Number Two of al-Qaida, longtime confidant, physician, and amigo of dead terrorist Osama bin Laden.  A somewhat coherent Biden stumbled to the microphones this past Monday and stuttered out his message of a ‘successful drone strike’ on an old terrorist no one has seen in about a decade- if not longer.  Drooling Joe told his then-boss Barack Hussein Obama (and probably still boss) NOT to whack Osama but Obama ‘All Drama’ did.  Now, Joe wants us to think he’s a big, macho machine ordering death and destruction on every fourth string, D-team terrorist.  Folks, I don’t buy this crap nor will I.  When and if they confirm the DNA of the dead terrorist to be him or not, it means NOTHING.  NOTHING.  Big frigging deal.  Joe, you aren’t Donald J. Trump.  You’re a senile bum.  Resign now.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0912 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “More Lilac and Lavender.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys released a jam-packed best of CD: “The Warmth of the Sun” on May 22, 2007.  There are 28 tunes on it, all well-known tunes beloved by fans new and old alike.  We think anyone interested in the music of the time will definitely want to home in on this CD    IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of Country Joe and the Fish beginning on Tuesday, 16-July-2013 through Friday, 26-July-2013.  This was one of the greatest bands to explode out of San Francisco, California, during the Psychedelic 1960s.

[ii] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included the Jeff Beck Group, Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

[iii] We look forward to doing the music of Hummingbird at some point in the next year or so.

[iv] We look forward to doing the music of Ricky Nelson and Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band at some point within the next 10-15 years.  Keep vigilant!

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

[vi] We promoted the music of the Doors, the famed Los Angeles, California, hard rocking psychedelic band beginning on Saturday, 18-February-2012 through 02-April-2012.  We hope you will seek this legendary band out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection.

[vii] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

[viii] ABBA?  You never know but if we are not all in reeducation camps or dead within the next 25 years, you could very well expect to see the music of ABBA.

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

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

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

[xii] Yesterday, Central African Republic was in the 168th place but today, Laos jumped in front of them.  We will see who is where tomorrow.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

210. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022

1945 Sunday: After delivering the atomic bomb to U.S. Air Forces in the Pacific, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine and sunk somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. It would be days before the U.S. Navy even though they were missing and over the course of their time in the water, struggling sailors would be attacked by ravenous sharks around the clock. What a nightmare.

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210. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022:

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elizabeth Dole; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Thomas Corwin, George M. Humphrey, and Robert B. Andersen; Il Duce Benito Mussolini; “Help!” by the Beatles; Bob Dylan, the Byrds, the Grateful Dead featuring Jerry Garcia, Led Zeppelin, the Mamas & the Papas featuring Cass Elliott, Rush featuring Geddy Lee, R.E.O. Speedwagon featuring Neil Doughty, and Thin Lizzy featuring John Sykes:

  1. 1030 Thursday: The patron saint of Norway, King Olaf II, lost his life amid battle.
  2. 1099 Saturday: After 11 years and 139 days, the reign of the 159th Roman Catholic Pope Urban II ended.  He first became pontiff on March 12, 1088.
  3. 1588 Friday: The English attacked the vaunted Spanish Armada in the Battle of Gravelines, resulting in a British victory.  Not only did the British sink numerous ships, but they also scattered the rest into a major storm inflicting still more losses on the Spanish fleet.
  4. 1644 Friday: The reign of the 235th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VIII ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on August 06, 1623.  He would lead his global flock for slightly more than two decades, what a glorious journey it was.
  5. 1715 Monday: A major hurricane sinks 10 Spanish treasure-laden galleons off the coast of Florida.
  6. 1754 Monday: The first international boxing match occurred on this date.  Englishman John Slack won the 25-minute bout when he knocked out Frenchman Jean Petit.
  7. 1773 Thursday: The citizens of Schoenbrunn, Ohio, built the first schoolhouse located west of the Allegheny Mountains on this date.
  8. 1786 Saturday: The Pittsburgh Gazette becomes the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies to hit publication.  The owners of the paper later changed the name to “The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.”
  9. 1794 Tuesday: Future 20th U.S. Treasury Secretary Thomas Corwin is born.  A future Whig and then a Republican, he would serve under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from July 23, 1850, to March 06, 1853.
  10. 1858 Thursday: A major treaty granting trade and inhabitation to Americans anywhere within their country, the representatives of Japan and the United States sign on this date.
  11. 1874 Wednesday: Major Walton Copton Winfield received a U.S. patent for his lawn tennis court on this date.
  12. 1883 Sunday: In Predappio, Italy, future Fascist dictator of Italy, Il Duce Benito Mussolini, is born.
  13. 1890 Tuesday: Artist Vincent Van Gogh, 37, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Avers-sur-Oise, France.
  14. 1900 Sunday: An anarchist assassinates Italian King Humbert I on this date; his son, Victor Emanuel III succeeded him.
  15. 1914 Wednesday: The first transcontinental telephone service undergoes inauguration when two people hold a conversation between New York and San Francisco.  Elsewhere, Massachusetts’ Cape Cod Canal, offering a shortcut across the base of the peninsula, officially opened to shipping traffic on this date.
  16. 1921 Friday: Adolf Hitler became the leader or ‘Fuhrer’ of the National Socialist German Workers Party on this date.
  17. 1936 Wednesday: In Salisbury, North Carolina, future 8th U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole is born.  A future Republican, she would serve under President Ronald Reagan from February 07, 1983, to September 30, 1987.  After that, she would become the 20th U.S. Secretary of Labor serving under President George H.W. Bush from January 25, 1989, to November 23, 1990.  Following that, she would become U.S. Senator from North Carolina and in that capacity would serve from January 03, 2003, to January 03, 2009.
  18. 1940 Monday: John Sigmund of St. Louis completed a 292-mile swim down the Mississippi River on this date.  The swim from St. Louis to Caruthersville, Missouri, took him 89 hours and 48 minutes.
  19. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, the Allied Air Forces bomb Nazi Germany for six straight hours, causing numerous deaths and horrendous damage.
  20. 1945 Sunday: After delivering the atomic bomb to U.S.  Air Forces in the Pacific, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine and sunk somewhere in the Pacific Ocean.  It would be days before the U.S. Navy even though they were missing and over the course of their time in the water, struggling sailors would be attacked by ravenous sharks around the clock.  What a nightmare.
  21. 1946 Monday: In Evansville, Indiana, future keyboardist Neil Doughty with the rock band, R.E.O. Speedwagon is born.  He would perform with the band from 1967 onward.
  22. 1948 Thursday: Britain’s King George VI opened the Olympic Games in London.
  23. 1949 Friday: BBC Radio in Great Britain begins broadcasting.
  24. 1950 Saturday: Pee Wee Reese hits the 3,000th Dodgers home run.  Meanwhile, Walt Disney’s adaptation of “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson hit movie theaters on this date.
  25. 1953 Wednesday: In North York, Ontario, Canada, future member of Rush- Geddy Lee (bass- keyboards- vocals)- is born.
  26. 1957 Monday: The United Nations forms the International Atomic Energy Agency on this date.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer Floyd Patterson scores a TKO in the 10th round over Tommy “Hurricane” Jackson to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  The win put Patterson’s record to 32-1.  Finally, Jack Paar begins hosting the “Tonight” show on NBC.
  27. 1957 Monday A: The 55th U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Humphrey left office on this date and his replacement, the 56th U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert B. Andersen assumes office.  Humphrey- a Republican- served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, until today.  As for Secretary Andersen, a Republican, too, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until January 20, 1961.
  28. 1958 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, creating NASA.  This would put the United States on the path to becoming the first nation to land men on the Moon and to then return them safely to Earth.
  29. 1959 Wednesday: Future member of the Irish-Anglo-American hard rock band, Thin Lizzy[i], John Sykes (guitars 1982-1983), is born in Reading, Berkshire, UK, on this date.
  30. 1965 Friday: The Beatles[ii] movie, “Help!” premieres in London with Queen Elizabeth in attendance.
  31. 1966 Saturday: Near Woodstock, New York, folk singer Bob Dylan[iii] suffers major injuries in a motorcycle accident.
  32. 1967 Sunday: An accidental rocket launch aboard the supercarrier USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin resulted in a fire and explosions that killed 134 service personnel.  Among the survivors was future Arizona senator John McCain, a U.S. Navy lieutenant-commander who narrowly escaped with his life.  
  33. 1968 Monday: Due to the apartheid policies of South Africa, Gram Parsons refuses to accompany the Byrds[iv] on tour to that country leaving the band as a three-piece of Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman, and Michael Clarke.  Meanwhile, the 262nd Roman Catholic Pope Paul VI reaffirms the Roman Catholic Church’s stance against artificial methods of birth control.
  34. 1973 Sunday: $180,000 in Led Zeppelin[v] concert receipts disappear from the vault of the New York Hilton Hotel.
  35. 1974 Monday: In Mayfair, London, England, “Mama” Cass Elliott—formerly of the Mamas and the Papas[vi]—died from heart failure on this date and not from choking on a ham sandwich as Hollywood trash reporters widely publicized; she was 32 years old.
  36. 1975 Tuesday: President Gerald R. Ford becomes the first U.S. President to visit the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz located in Poland.  Meanwhile, the Organization of American States (OAS) votes to lift sanctions against Cuba.  The U.S. government welcomed the action and announced its intention to open serious discussions with the communist nation on normalization of relations between the two nations.
  37. 1980 Tuesday: A state funeral took place in Cairo for the deposed Shah of Iran, who had died two days earlier at age 60.
  38. 1981 Wednesday: Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and divorced in 1996 after proof of Charles’ infidelity became known around the world.  Elsewhere, at the Civic Center in Saginaw, Michigan, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers, aka the Black Destroyer, improves his pro record to 62-10-1 with a KO at the 1:35-minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round bout over opponent, Harold Mims.
  39. 1983 Friday: Los Angeles Dodger Steve Garvey ends his streak of 1,207 consecutive games.
  40. 1987 Wednesday: Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream agrees on the new flavor of “Cherry-Garcia” with the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia[vii].
  41. 1988 Friday: The last Playboy Club in the United States closes in Lansing, Michigan.
  42. 1993 Thursday: The Israeli Supreme Court acquitted retired Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk of being Nazi death camp guard “Ivan the Terrible.”  The court tossed his death sentence and set him free. 
  43. 1994 Friday: Abortion opponent Paul Hill shot and killed Dr. John Bayard Britton and his bodyguard, James H. Barrett, outside the Ladies Center clinic in south Florida.  Hill met his end at the hands of the executioner in September 2003.
  44. 1997 Tuesday: Forty years after mercury-contaminated food fish caused deaths and birth defects, Japan declared Minamata Bay free of the substance.  Elsewhere, members of Congress from both parties embraced compromise legislation designed to balance the budget while cutting taxes.   Meanwhile, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, heavyweight former champion Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, puts his pro-record to 66-6 with a 10-round, split decision win over his opponent, Maurice “Mo Bettah” Harris.  The loss put up-and-coming Harris’ record to 9-9-2.
  45. 1998 Wednesday: The United Auto Workers union ended a 54-day strike against General Motors.  The result of the strike is that GM lost $2.8 billion in revenue.
  46. 2004 Thursday: Incredibly fatuous Senator John F. Kerry, D-Massachusetts, accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination at the party’s Boston convention with a military salute and the declaration, “I’m John Kerry and I’m reporting for duty.”  It is good to note that he skated through a short-lived military career in the Brown Water Navy during the Vietnam War and then came home and became the biggest anti-war protester going so far as to throw the medals of someone else over the fence surrounding the White House.
  47. 2005 Friday: Astronomers announced the discovery of a planetary body larger than Pluto in orbit around the sun; the dwarf planet initially nicknamed Xena received the official designation Eris.  
  48. 2006 Saturday: The U.S. command announced it was sending 3,700 troops to Baghdad to try to quell sectarian violence sweeping the Iraqi capital.
  49. 2008 Tuesday: The federal government indicted Alaska Senator Ted Stevens on seven felony counts of concealing more than a quarter million dollars in house renovations and gifts from a powerful oil contractor.  However, after being railroaded out of office, a jury later found the long-time Republican guilty of lying on financial disclosure forms, but a judge subsequently dismissed the case saying prosecutors had withheld evidence. 
  50. 2011 Friday: The U.S. House of Representatives votes to once again, increase the debt ceiling; however, the U.S. Senate rejects it outright.
  51. 2013 Monday: Signs of deteriorating economic security are suggested by an Associated Press survey stating that four out of five adults living in the United States struggle with joblessness, near-poverty, or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives.  Meanwhile, in Cannes, France, the largest jewelry heist in recent memory takes place at the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel’s diamond show with thieves making off with 103 million Euros worth of precious gems and metals.  Elsewhere, 44 people at least die and hundreds more are injured as ISIS carries out a wave of car bombings across the country.  In Dera Ismal Khan, Pakistan, the Taliban conducts a prison break freeing at least 300 resolute jihadis who flee to the hills.  ELIMINATE THEM!
  52. 2014 Tuesday: In Sierra Leone during the Ebola virus crisis, Dr. Sheik Umar Khan succumbs to the disease himself, the principal physician battling against it.  Meanwhile, in Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip, the authorities claim that 100 of their citizens were killed in Israeli airstrikes.  IF Palestinians were killed, it’s because they were acting the fool- like usual.  In the wake of this, France announces it will send 8-million euros in aid to the Gaza.  Good for them, virtue-signaling is always good.
  53. 2015 Wednesday: In the Indian Ocean off the coast of France’s Reunion Island, searchers find debris from a Boeing 777, which officials believe to be from the missing Malaysia Air Lines Flight 370.  The plane disappeared over a year ago.
  54. 2016 Friday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Rodham Clinton becomes the first woman to accept the presidential nomination of a major political party.  Needless to say, her fellow Democrats fall into a celebratory swoon and sex workers around the city see the numbers of their patrons spike.  Virginia Senator Tim Kaine becomes her running mate.  What a pair of losers.
  55. 2017 Saturday: U.S. and South Korean forces conducted joint live-fire exercises in response to North Korea’s second launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile; experts said the North Korean launch showed that a substantial portion of the United States was now within the range of Kim Jong Un’s arsenal of missiles. 
  56. 2018 Sunday: Students in Dhaka, Bangladesh, launch protests around the nation demanding safer roadways.  In a country as poor as this one, they are incapable of doing the necessary infrastructure work to make their nation safe.
  57. 2019 Monday: In the state of Para in Brazil, a gang war between two rival gangs explodes at the Altamira Prison what with 58 slain, including 16 beheaded among that horrifying number.  Eventually, prison guards retake the prison but the violence is absolutely horrendous.
  58. 2020 Wednesday: In the Lone Star State, President Donald J. Trump signed some executive orders allowing for the building of pipelines and accompanying infrastructure.  Meanwhile, the House Judiciary Committee grilled the CEOs of Google (a POS), Facebook, Apple, and Amazon.com over unfair practices when it comes to promoting all-things liberal and trashing all-things conservative.  We can attest to Google destroying our two blogs all because Sundar Pichai is little more than a piece of frothy scum floating atop an exposed septic tank.  Get them, Republicans, get this scum…  Finally, speculation abounds as people continue pondering whether “Pro-China Joe” Biden will choose Sen. Kamala Harris (please, take her, get her the hell out of California), former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, or California Rep. Karen Bass.  We shall see.  Our money’s on Elizabeth Warren, a ‘true woman of color’ (LOL!).
  59. 2020 Wednesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 16,845,602 confirmed cases, UP by 240,535 cases, 662,577 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,240 deaths, and 9,836,182 confirmed recoveries, UP by 191,795 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,491,773 confirmed cases, UP by 65,492 new cases, 152,624 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,250 new deaths, and 2,204,332 confirmed recoveries, UP by 53,113 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).   
  60. 2020 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 475,503 confirmed cases, 8,715 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,865 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,215 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 54,205 confirmed cases, 1,548 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, New Jersey: 180,776 confirmed number of cases, 15,798 confirmed number of deaths, and like other Blue States, NO number of confirmed recoveries.  What’s up, Governor “Slimy Phil” Murphy?  Acting like your typical Blue State governor and concealing the truth?  Nothing to say.  Let gym owners out of jail.     
  61. 2020 Wednesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,539.57, UP 160.29 points (0.61%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,542.94, UP 140.85 points (1.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,258.44, UP 40.00 points (1.24%).  The price of GOLD is $1,961.60 per troy oz., +8.20 (+0.42%) while the price of SILVER is $24.36 per troy ounce, +0.034 (+0.14%).  The price of PLATINUM is $957.90 per troy oz, -0.60 (-0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $2.93 per pound, +0.0105 (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.29 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.05%).
  62.  2021 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 197,305,802 confirmed cases, +654,055, 4,213,045 confirmed deaths, +10,234 and 178,488,441 confirmed recoveries, +408,477.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,577,109 confirmed cases, UP 109,172 from yesterday’s reporting, 628,468 confirmed deaths, UP 412, [viii] and 29,625,197 confirmed recoveries, UP 26,442.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]  
  63. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,026 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 94,052 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,942,042 confirmed cases, 64,331 confirmed deaths, and 2,095,763 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,597,290 confirmed cases, 38,896 confirmed deaths, and 2,286,662 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,303 confirmed cases, 534 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 473,868 confirmed cases, 6,162 confirmed deaths, and 230,426 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Massachusetts: they have 718,849 confirmed cases, 18,079 confirmed deaths, and 698,529 confirmed recoveries. [x]    
  65. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 869,063 confirmed cases, 6,466 confirmed deaths, and 847,076 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Equatorial Guinea, 163rd country on the list: 8,880 cases of the virus, 123 confirmed deaths and 8,637 confirmed recoveries. [xi]     
  66. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,084.53, UP 153.60 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,778.26, UP 15.68 points (+0.11%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,419.15, UP 18.51 points (+0.42%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.21 per barrel, -0.44 (-0.60%).  The price of GOLD is $1,827.50 per troy oz., -3.70 (-0.20%) while the price of SILVER is $25.63 per troy ounce, -0.16 (-0.61%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,052.10 per troy oz, -15.70 (-1.42%) while the price of COPPER is $4.50 per pound, -0.02 (-0.53%). [xii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,656.18 per troy oz, +10.19 (+0.39%). [xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $752,500.00 per CNY/T, +32,500.00 (+4.52%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,595.50 per USD/T, +42.00 (+1.64%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Guyana Dollar, one greenback equals 207.14 and in Haitian Gourde, a buck equals 94.16 and in Honduran Lempira, one dollar equals 23.68 of theirs. [xv]       
  67. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.346 per gallon, $2.979 in Florida, $4.089 in Hawaii, and $3.842 in Washington state. [xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Indiana: $3.114.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Philippines: $4.590 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,579,970,824,046 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Israel, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Poland with $51 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 128 for the gibbering jackal of a ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s Mattress, aka the screeching jabberwocky of the rain forest, aka the howling midnight marsupial to be in charge of the southern border and to have done little to nothing about it.  It’s also her 34th day since her one and only visit to the border and to have done nothing about it but wait- she released an 18-page report today.  The report does nothing about re-igniting the border wall construction, it does nothing to stop the tidal wave of illegal aliens into the country, nor does it do anything about rounding up this human fecal matter and deporting it out of the country.  No, it will TRY to address the same issues in the Northern Triangle that every administration since the late 1980s tried to address and ONLY- we repeat- ONLY President Donald J. Trump fixed.   Get Trump back into the White House.  NOW.
  69. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the numbers for the illegal alien invasion as of today as presented by One America News, an extremely brave and informative network.  First, here is the cost this day of caring for all these illegal aliens: $519,267,008.  Second, here is the cost this year of caring for the illegal aliens in custody: $229,560,434,688.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal alien invaders who have flooded into the United States just this year: 2,352,810.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens currently residing in the U.S. sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers: 36,352,808.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has said since the blog’s first inception on July 29, 2009- twelve long years ago today- that the numbers of illegal aliens back then was around 35-50 million whereas now- we believe they are closer to 75-100 million illegals, people that need to be scooped up and deported ASAP.  Newsmax reports that more countries are sending illegals to the United States.  As if we didn’t have enough.
  70. : COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Today we learn that 12 members and/or staff of the Major League Baseball team the Washington Nationals have tested positive for the ‘VID, only one of whom was unvaccinated.  And the health authorities claim that breakthrough cases are RARE.  It sounds more likely to us that once one gets vaccinated for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu; one becomes much more susceptible to this Chi-Com shit than if they haven’t had the vaccine.  Until we learn more, they can talk about VACCINE MANDATES all they want but folks, people are not going to continue taking this crap sitting down.
  71. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– The Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said today that ‘COVID-19 vaccine passports could be the way forward.’  Back at ya, Rep. Daniel Perez, R-FL 116th congressional district, says that ‘choice, not mandates, a priority in combatting the Chi-Vi.’  Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has instructed her personal ‘Pelosi Police—her form of the Joestapo- to arrest visitors and staff who refuse to wear masks on the House side of the Congress.  Wow.  Rep. Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, labeled Pelosi’s mask mandate ‘tyrannical.’  Amen.
  72. : Health and Medical Alerts– The Centers for Disease Control says that Americans should wear masks in 70-percent of America’s counties.  Elsewhere, on Fox News Channel this evening with Judge Janine Pirro filling in for Sean Hannity, it was reported that TWO whistleblowers at Ft. Bliss in Texas were ordered by their higher-ups to cover up the horrendous numbers of COVID-19 infections running amok through the concentration camps holding the little illegal alien brats.  The Joestapo gave orders NOT to share true numbers with the media even as healthcare workers and CBP officials and others providing care to the illegal alien invaders were taking the pandemic out of the holding pens and to their homes where they were infecting their families.  Time to lay in minefields and other anti-personnel traps along the entire southern border.  NOW.  Build the wall, deport them all, and put the Bidenistas- including the head guy and his saggy-skinned wife- and their supporters into federal prisons.
  73. 2021 Thursday K: Joe Biden News I– Republican senators sent drooling Joe Biden a letter today demanding he not host POS Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, a known terrorist, at the White House.  (Note- Joe most likely will).  Speaking of slobbering Joe, a new poll says that his support has plummeted to 46-percent among voters and Rasmussen says that 59-percent of American voters blame the senile old fogey for rising inflation.  (Note- we think old Joe is going to end up like Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu did following the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe). 
  74. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– Following the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, the Federal Bureau of Investigation descended upon some businesses in Florida today seeking God knows what.  Meanwhile, landlords across the country are suing the Biden regime over its extension of the highly unfair evictions moratorium rules regarding COVID-19.   Stumbling old Joe asked Congress today to extend the dubious moratorium that is set to expire this week.  Finally, Democrats are delirious today as first-time jobless claims last week fell to 400,000.  Woo-oo!
  75. : Political News I– Well-known, racist Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, DS-RI, still won’t slam the ALL-WHITE restricted beach club of which he is a member, even when Black Lives Matter trash threaten him with violence.  What is it about these frigging Democrats that they do all kinds of racist, bigoted stuff and most of the time there is no price they have to pay for their prejudice?  If Whitehouse were a Republican, he would already be out of the U.S. Senate and on the way back to his, uh, private ALL-WHITE beach club to spend the remainder of his days.
  76. 2021 Thursday N: Political News II– Senator Kyrsten Sinema, DS-AZ, under assault by the likes of Sandy “The Fly” Cortez, aka AOC, and her fellow squad members, says she ‘won’t support the reconciliation bill being pushed by the loony tunes Democratic-Socialists.’  Amen!  Speaking of left-wing lunatics, Senator Bernie Sanders former political PAC- Our Revolution- a communist far, far, far-left group- is rebranding into ‘Pragmatic Progressives’ because it’s clear the old warhorse from Vermont won’t be running for president again.  What fun!
  77. 2021 Thursday O: Political News III– Washington, D.C. Police Department is going to hire 170 new law enforcement officers.  Meanwhile, Rep. Fred Keller, R-PA 12th congressional district, told Newsmax today that Joe Biden’s actions don’t jibe with his words on ‘buying American.’   In other news, Trump supporters raised $7.5 million for the Arizona 2020 Election Audit.  Speaking of Arizona, the third recount has been completed and the ballots will be heading back to their storage site.  (Speaking of election integrity, Joe Biden’s DOJ is launching a task force to investigate threats against (Democratic) election officials).  Next, conservatives want to see RINO hacks Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger booted from the Republican ranks.  (Note- they’re Democrats- Leader McCarthy, send them packing!)
  78. 2021 Thursday P: Miscellaneous News I– Apparently an entity known as “Jetpack Man” is back buzzing Los Angeles International Airport, aka LAX.  Seems like it might be time to shoot this bastard down before he causes a horrendous collision between airliners or with an airliner.  Meanwhile, Rep. Scott Perry, R-PA 10th congressional district, is encouraging his fellow Americans NOT to buy NBA or other sports apparel manufactured by Chi-Com slave labor in Xinjiang Province where the concentration camps are.
  79. 2021 Thursday Q: Observation of the Day– Joe Biden is rapidly becoming to the U.S. what Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom is to California: a LOSER.  Joe is unifying people of all political parties against him with wide open borders, constant insults and anger, and failed policies just as Governor Newsom has people from the far left to the far right uniting together to get him the f**k out of office.  Instead of trying to do something to help the people he was elected to govern, neither Joe nor “Nazi” Newsom can get out of their own way.  This is WHY both of them want to bring illegal aliens to every part of the state or country so they can spread COVID-19 and perhaps allow them to steal the recall election in the Golden State and the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.  We think neither one can save himself and we cannot wait until Recall Election Day in September to boot Newsom out of office and into the nearest dumpster.
  80. 2022 Friday: This past Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump gave a barnburner of a speech in Washington, D.C.  Unlike his rally appearances, this speech hammered away at the Biden regime and the Democrats point by stellar point by stellar point.  IF I were the Dems- and their RINO sycophants- I would be afraid, deathly afraid.  The second time around is going to be far different than the first was, and I would liken President Trump’s second time around as being close to British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.  Churchill save the Brits from the Nazis, the Fascists, and the Imperial Japanese and their allies, whereas I believe President Trump will save us from the communist scum living amongst us and from the Chi-Coms, the Russians, and their lesser allies.  Remarkable things are coming over the horizon, which is why this November, we must send the Democrats packing along with their scumbag RINO allies.  Please, let me know what you think- Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0906 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Sky.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys released a jam-packed 3-CD set: “Sounds of Summer: The Very Best of the Beach Boys” on June 10, 2003.  This set has approximately 80 tunes on it, big hits, not-so-big-hits, B-sides, unreleased, and archival tunes all lovingly compiled by Capitol Records with all sorts of additions with which to sweeten the pot- plus a DVD.    IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

The above icon is the “Trademark of Quality and Symbol of Integrity/Logo” of the Magnolia Hilltop Brewers and of What’s Cookin’ Productions.    The AICP-END Blog copyrights this article © 07-29-2022, all rights reserved.  (Editor’s Note: we pay the estate of Beverly Carrick an annual fee by which, we can show her paintings to the world.  We make NO money from the estate’s sales of her world-famous artworks).  Total Word Count: 5,739.  Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

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

[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 album, “Help!” appeared on Tuesday, 15-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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

[iv] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Sadly, we were shortsighted at the time that we did not present the various members’ solo projects but one day, we hope to rectify that error.

[v] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

196. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2022

2021 Thursday R: U.S. Senate News I- The U.S. Senate passed a bill today BARRING imports from Xinjiang Province in communist China, the place where Chinese Nazis intern Uighur Muslims. They use them as slave labor as they try to batter them into submission. Good. NO more goods from the Chi-Coms period. Bring the supply chains home. Anyhow, the name of today’s act is the Uighur Forced Labor Prevention Act- the UFLPA.

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SUMMER SESSION 2022

DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 119

LET ME SAY WHAT OTHER DEMOCRATS WON’T (BUT HOPE FOR): CAN WE BRING PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP BACK TO THE WHITE HOUSE?  NOW?

196. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2022:

Acting U.S. Secretaries of Defense Mark Esper and Richard V. Spencer; U.S. Interior Secretary Franklin K. Lane; the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Roky Erickson, Deep Purple featuring Joe Satriani, famed drummer Jason Bonham, Jethro Tull featuring Jonathan Noyce, the Kinks featuring Ray Davies, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Artimus Pyle and Allen Collins, Mike + the Mechanics featuring Paul Young, Moby Grape featuring Peter Lewis, and YES featuring Peter Banks:

  1. 1099 Saturday: The first of the Crusader armies arrive at Jerusalem and begins the assault on the city’s walls.
  2. 1205 Friday: The 176th Roman Catholic pontiff- Pope Innocent III- declares that ALL Jews—because of their culpability in the crucifixion of Jesus Christ—are condemned to perpetual subjugation and servitude.
  3. 1501 Monday: Explorer Pedro Cabral arrives back at home port, Lisbon, Portugal.
  4. 1779 Thursday: U.S. troops under “Mad” Anthony Wayne conquer Ft. Stony Point, New York, and drive off the British troops.
  5. 1790 Thursday: The District of Columbia, or Washington, D.C., is established as the permanent seat of the United States government.
  6. 1791 Friday: Revolutionaries in France suspend Louis XVI from office until he ratifies the new constitution. 
  7. 1799 Monday: French soldiers in Egypt discovered the Rosetta stone, which proved instrumental in deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. 
  8. 1806 Tuesday: Adventurer Zebulon Pike sets out to explore the American Southwest.
  9. 1815 Saturday: Napoleon Bonaparte surrenders for the final time and suffers exile to the island of St. Helena.
  10. 1830 Thursday: Three Native American tribes—the Sioux, the Sauk, and the Fox—sign a treaty that surrenders most of Minnesota, Iowa, and Missouri.
  11. 1834 Tuesday: More than 3.5 centuries after undergoing creation, the Catholic Church abolished the Spanish Inquisition.
  12. 1840 Wednesday: England, Prussia, Austria, and Russia form the Quadruple Alliance.
  13. 1863 Wednesday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis orders conscription of all military-aged men to serve in the Rebel army.  Things are not going well and the South needs men with which to combat the Northern invasion of their fledgling country.
  14. 1864 Friday: In DeSable, Prince Edward Island, Canada, future 26th U.S. Interior Secretary Franklin K. Lane is born.  A future Democrat, Secretary Lane would serve under President Woodrow Wilson from March 06, 1913, to March 01, 1920.
  15. 1870 Friday: Manitoba becomes the fifth Canadian province while the government also creates the Northwest Territories.  In the U.S., Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.
  16. 1888 Sunday: “Printer’s Ink” went on sale for the first time today.
  17. 1895 Monday: Macedonian rebels murder the former prime minister of Bulgaria, Stephen Stambulov, on this date.
  18. 1901 Monday: Over 74,000 steel workers in Pittsburgh go out on strike on this date.  Remember when Pittsburgh actually had steel workers?
  19. 1904 Friday: The first Buddhist temple in the United States forms in Los Angeles, California.
  20. 1910 Friday: The term “Alzheimer’s disease” was used to describe a progressive form of presenile dementia in the book, “Clinical Psychiatry” by German psychiatrist Emil Kraepelin, who credited the work of his colleague Alois Alzheimer, in identifying the condition.
  21. 1912 Monday: The British National Health Insurance Act goes into effect.  
  22. 1914 Wednesday: President Victoriano Huerta of Mexico flees to Europe with 2 million pesos in his bags.
  23. 1916 Saturday: In Seattle, William Boeing incorporated Pacific Aero Products on this date.  The business would later change its name to Boeing Co.
  24. 1918 Monday: During World War I, the Second Battle of the Marne gets underway.
  25. 1922 Saturday: The duck-billed platypus arrived in America, direct from Australia where the Bronx Zoo in New York City put it on display.
  26. 1932 Friday: President Herbert Hoover announced he was slashing his own salary by 20-percent, from $75,000 a year to $60,000; he also cut Cabinet members salaries by 15-percent, from $15,000 to $12,750 a year.
  27. 1937 Thursday: The Buchenwald Concentration Camp opens for ‘business,’ in Nazi Germany.
  28. 1942 Wednesday: The first supply flight from India to China over the “hump” takes place during World War II to keep China in the fight against the Japanese.  Eighty years later, the Chi-Coms would forget who aided them in their fight and would become the greatest threat to democracy around the world.
  29. 1945 Sunday: Peter Lewis, future guitarist and vocalist with the San Francisco rock band, Moby Grape[i], was born in Hollywood, California, on this date.  
  30. 1947 Tuesday: Future guitarist with the British rock band, YES [ii]–Peter Banks (guitars/vocals 1968-1970)—was born in Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, future guitarist/harmonica/vocalist with the Texas acid rock band the 13th Floor Elevators[iii]—Roky Erickson—was born on this date.
  31.  1948 Thursday: President Harry S. Truman was nominated for another term of office by the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Elsewhere, Artimus Pyle—future drummer with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[iv] (1974-1977 / 1979 / 1987-1991)—is born in Louisville, Kentucky.
  32. 1952 Tuesday: Allen Collins, future guitarist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[v], is born in Jacksonville, Florida, on this date.  
  33. 1956 Sunday: Future famed guitarist, Joe Satriani, who at one point in his career would play guitar for the British rock band, Deep Purple[vi], was born on this date in Westbury, N.Y.
  34. 1958 Tuesday: Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends U.S. troops to Lebanon to quell problems within that nation; they remain there for three months.
  35. 1961 Saturday: Spain accepts equal rights for men and women.
  36. 1964 Wednesday: The Republican Party nominates Senator Barry Goldwater, R-Arizona, for president of the United States.
  37. 1965 Thursday: Mariner IV begins returning the first photos of Mars back to Earth.
  38. 1966 Friday: In Dudley, England, Jason Bonham- son of legendary Led Zeppelin drummer, John Bonham- is born.  Besides playing with reformations of Led Zeppelin, the younger Bonham would play drums with a vast variety of bands. 
  39. 1968 Monday: Commercial air travel began between the United States and the Soviet Union when the first place, a Russian Aeroflot jet, landed at Kennedy International Airport in New York.  Elsewhere, ABC-TV premiered “One Life to Live,” one of the most popular soap operas of all time.
  40. 1971 Thursday: President Richard M. Nixon announces he will visit Communist China, where he said he would seek a “normalization of relations” between the two nations. [vii] Elsewhere, in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England, future bass player with Jethro Tull[viii]– Jonathan Noyce- is born. 
  41. 1972 Saturday: NASA’s Pioneer 10 spacecraft became the first to enter the asteroid belt.  
  42. 1973 Sunday: Ray Davies announces retirement from the Kinks[ix]; subsequently, he attempts to commit suicide but fails.  Nolan Ryan of the California Angels becomes the first pitcher in two decades to win two no-hitters in a season.
  43. 1976 Wednesday: A 36-hour kidnap ordeal began for 26 schoolchildren and their bus driver as they were abducted near Chowchilla, California, by three gunmen who imprisoned them in an underground cell; however, thanks to the bus driver, the children later could escape.
  44. 1979 Sunday: President Jimmy Carter delivered his ‘malaise’ speech in which, he lamented what he called a “crisis of confidence” in America.  Forty-plus years later- with slobbering Joe Biden in the White House- the mantel of worst president in U.S. history– would transfer from his shoulders to those of the ‘46th president.’  Pop the champagne bottles now.
  45. 1981 Wednesday: Steven Ford—the son of former President Gerald R. Ford—appeared in a seduction scene of “The Young and the Restless” on CBS-TV.  Ford played the role of Andy.
  46. 1982 Thursday: The U.S. Senate confirms George Schultz to be the 60th secretary of state by a vote of 97-0.
  47. 1983 Friday: At the Turkish Airlines counter in Paris’ Orly Airport, eight people died when a bomb planted by Armenian separatists exploded.
  48. 1985 Monday: Baseball players vote to strike on August 06 that—if the parties concerned do not come to agreement on a contract—the players will go on strike.  However, the strike turned out to disrupt baseball operations for no more than a day.  Elsewhere, a visibly gaunt Rock Hudson appeared at a news conference with actress Doris Day; we later found out the actor was suffering from AIDS.
  49. 1987 Wednesday: Taiwan ends 37 years of martial law.
  50. 1991 Monday: U.S. troops leave northern Iraq following the Gulf War.
  51. 1996 Monday: Prince Charles and Princess Diana sign divorce papers.  Elsewhere, MSNBC, a 24-hour ‘all news network’ (in reality, an outlet for fake news and left-wing propaganda) made its debut on cable and on the Internet.
  52. 1997 Tuesday: Fashion designer Gianni Versace, 50, was shot dead outside his Miami Beach home; suspected gunman Andrew Phillip Cunanan, 27, was found dead eight days later, an apparent suicide.  Investigators believed the little POS murdered four other people before Versace in a cross-country spree that began the previous March. 
  53. 2000 Saturday: In Hale, United Kingdom, longtime member of Mike + the Mechanics- vocalist, Paul Young- drops dead from a sudden heart attack.   He was 54.
  54. 2002 Monday: John Walker Lindh, aka the “American Taliban” pleaded guilty in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, to two felonies in a deal sparing him life in prison.
  55. 2006 Saturday: The social networking service Twitter launched on this date.  
  56. 2008 Tuesday: President George W. Bush said the nation’s troubled financial system was “basically sound,” and he urged lawmakers to quickly enact legislation to prop up mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. 
  57. 2010 Thursday: Unrest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo sees entire villages burned to the ground while 40,000 people become refugees.  Elsewhere, after 85 days, BP stopped the flow of oil from a blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico.
  58. 2011 Friday: The Obama Justice Department sends the James Comey-led (corrupted) FBI to investigate the U.S. holdings of Rupert Murdoch.  The announced charges are that Murdoch’s people at News Corp. tried not only to ‘hack’ into 911 calls made on September 11, 2001, but also tried to bribe police officials to get the information they were seeking.  Meanwhile, Kenya announces it will open a new camp to house Somali refugees.  We suspect the Kenyan government was trying to get on the good side of then-President Barack Hussein Obama.
  59. 2012 Sunday: On U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s first visit to Cairo, Egypt, since Mohammad Morsi became president, protesters lining the route pelt her motorcade with shoes and tomatoes, showing their anger at her meddling in Egyptian affairs.     
  60. 2013 Monday: The upper house of the British government approves of the Marriage Bill (Same-Sex Couples Bill); starting in 2014, same-sex (GAY) couples in Britain and Wales can marry one another.
  61. 2014 Tuesday:  Mohammed Zakari, a leader of Islamist militant group Boko Haram, has been arrested by Nigerian police; Boko Haram is implicated in hundreds of deaths and kidnappings, and Zakari is wanted for the recent killings of seven people.
  62. 2015 Wednesday: Following loads of criticism over his recent Iranian ‘Nuclear Deal,’ President Barack Obama speaks out in defense of the treaty, one that will remove sanctions from the nation in exchange for a slowdown in nuclear research and the handover of its nuclear fuel to a third-party nation.
  63. 2016 Friday: Yet another attempt at removing Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan survives a coup attempt launched by his own military leaders and government officials.  During the battle to supplant this Islamist POS, at least 300 people die and another 6,000 plus undergo arrest. 
  64. 2017 Saturday:  In Minneapolis, Australian citizen Justine Damond calls 911 after hearing what sounded like an ongoing rape attempt outside her window.  The Minneapolis Police Department arrives on scene, one of the officers a recent Somali immigrant- Mohamed Noor- then leans across his partner, shoots, and kills her as she was leaning in the cruiser’s window describing what she had seen.  Of course, this caused great outrage, but the now liberal crap-hole of a once-proud state comes to the defense of Officer Noor but on June 7, 2019, a jury convicted him of murder, and he received a sentence of 12.5 years in prison.  WTF is wrong in Minneapolis?  
  65. 2018 Sunday: Manny Pacquiao scores his first knockout in nine years when he beats WBA Welterweight Champion Lucas Matthysse in the 7th round.  The Filipino boxing phenom beat his opponent in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, making it his 60th professional win and made him the WBA champion.  His overall record went to 60-7-2 and the victory gave him the World Boxing Association’s welterweight title.
  66. 2019 Monday:  Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper steps down with Richard V. Spencer assuming the position as the next Acting U.S. secretary of defense under President Donald J. Trump.  Spencer would serve in this capacity until July 23.  At that time and following his confirmation, Mark Esper would reassume the position, becoming the 27th U.S. Secretary of Defense.  He is presently serving under President Donald J. Trump.  Esper’s replacement- Richard V. Spencer- assumed his position on this date and would serve until Esper replaced him on July 23.
  67. 2020 Wednesday: In Minneapolis, Minnesota, the four police officers involved in the death of small-time criminal George Floyd had their day in court.  Officer Derek Chauvin, the man who kept his knee on the neck of a compliant black man is facing 2nd and 3rd degree murder charges as well as manslaughter charges.  His fellow officers- Thomas Lane, Tou Thao, and Alexander Kueng- are charged with aiding and abetting former Officer Chauvin.   
  68. 2020 Wednesday A: Meanwhile, one of President Trump’s financial advisors, Peter Navarro, authored an op-ed in USA Today in which, he criticized Dr. Anthony Fauci as not being right on anything related to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  The White House said they knew nothing of the editorial.  Elsewhere in New York City, NYPD officers discovered the body of Bangladeshi tech entrepreneur Fahim Saleh, 33-years-old dismembered in his luxury apartment.  His head and limbs were sorted into plastic bags for disposal with an electric saw nearby.  Finally, President Trump and Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr declare war on MS-13.  ‘Bout time!
  69. 2020 Wednesday B: The International Union of Police Associations endorses President Donald J. Trump for re-election in November 2020.  Law and order, baby!
  70. 2020 Wednesday C: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Bat Flu Virus statistics for today, first for the planet: 13,382,020 confirmed cases, UP 181,470 new cases, 580,038 confirmed deaths, UP 4,860 new deaths, and 7,445,299 confirmed recoveries, UP 115,145 new recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States of America: 3,483,905 confirmed cases, 138,358 confirmed deaths, and 1,026,816 confirmed recoveries. 
  71. 2020 Wednesday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs our famed chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the numbers for the Golden State first: 347,634 confirmed cases, 7,227 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries, because Gov. Gavin Newsom is a POS hack politician.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,264 confirmed cases, 22 confirmed deaths, and 921 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor David Ige.  Finally, here are the stats for the communist overrun Ever-Red (Evergreen) State: 42,304 confirmed cases, 1,430 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm for Blue States, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- shame on you, Governor Jay Inslee.  For fun, let’s look at the Empire State, here are their stats: 404,006 confirmed cases, 32,350 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In New York, two men bear blame for all the deaths and must lose their qualified immunity: Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill “Never Met a Communist I didn’t like” Di Blasio.  Both men should be in prison for their ineptitude in handling this traumatic disease from CHINA.
  72. 2020 Wednesday E: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals- Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,870.10, UP 227.51 points (0.85%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,550.49, UP 61.91 points (0.59%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,226.56, UP 29.04 points (0.91%).  Price of GOLD: $1,814.20 per troy oz., +0.40 (+0.02%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $19.82 per troy oz., +0.064 (+0.32%).  Price of PLATINUM: $844.80 per troy oz., +1.60 (+0.19%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.89 per #, +0.0055 (+0.19%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.02, -0.18 (-0.44%).
  73. 2021 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 189,730,243 confirmed cases, +599,743, 4,083,003 confirmed deaths, +9,068 and 173,145,215 confirmed recoveries, +372,851.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,846,608 confirmed cases, UP 40,547 from yesterday’s reporting, 624,214 confirmed deaths, UP 413, [x] and 29,341,913 confirmed recoveries, UP 17,277.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xi]  
  74. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 305,854 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 98,224 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  75. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,851,848 confirmed cases, 63,971 confirmed deaths, and 2,080,250 (DOWN) confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,435,446 confirmed cases, 38,327 confirmed deaths, and 2,255,698 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,819 confirmed cases, 522 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 461,012 confirmed cases, 6,088 confirmed deaths, and 228,379 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Wuhan repatriated: they have 3 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 3 confirmed recoveries. [xii]    
  76. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 849,274 confirmed cases, 6,443 confirmed deaths, and 837,195 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Fiji, 148th country on the list: 13,886 cases of the virus, 74 confirmed deaths and 2,748 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]     
  77. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,987.02, UP 53.79 points (+0.15%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,543.13, DOWN 101.82 points (-0.70%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,360.03, DOWN 14.27 points (-0.33%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.62 per barrel, -0.03 (-0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,829.80 per troy oz., +0.80 (+0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $26.51 per troy ounce, +0.12 (+0.44%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,137.40 per troy oz, -0.30 (-0.03%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, +0.02 (+0.37%). [xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,738.91 per troy oz, +8.75 (+0.32%). [xv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (+0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $655,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,510.50 per troy oz., +0.20 (+0.10%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Belize Dollar, one greenback equals 2.00 and in Bermudian Dollar, a buck equals 1.00 and in Bhutanese Ngultrum, one dollar equals 74.55 of theirs. [xvii]        
  78. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.317 per gallon, $3.000 in Florida, $4.067 in Hawaii, and $3.837 in Washington state. [xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Puerto Rico: $2.909.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- St. Lucia: $4.286 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,521,987,904,317 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Taiwan, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Hong Kong with $224 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  79. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 114 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris- apparently, the most despised woman in the nation’s capital- to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and to have NOTHING to stem the infestation of millions of illegal aliens flowing into the country.  Today is also her 20th day since her one and only visit to the border.  Still, the nation awaits her ‘second coming.’  Regarding the border, Rep. Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, says of the ongoing border calamity, that it is a ‘true, humanitarian crisis.’  Joe Biden, FIX the problem, stop the invasion.  Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland has given approval for immigration courts to begin dismissing illegal aliens immigration cases.
  80. 2021 Thursday G:  Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– In other border related news, the Biden regime is saying “NO” to Cuban and Haitian entry into the United States even though there is a de facto right to admission for refugees fleeing these toxic hellholes.  Sadly, the U.S. says it has a ‘contingency plan if a tidal wave of Cubans take to the sea and begin heading north to the United States seeking asylum and freedom.  Uh, what are you going to do, Biden regime?  Sink their vessels?  WTF is wrong with the Biden regime?  (Note- it seems as the Democratic-Socialist continue the heavy push towards communism, people fleeing FROM communism are no longer welcome).
  81. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel came to Washington, D.C., today to meet with the voice in Joe Biden’s earpiece.  They had an enjoyable conversation. Former Director of National Intelligence Rick Grenell said of Merkel that she is ‘naïve when it comes to the Chi-Coms and Russia.’   Next, mourners attended the funeral of slain Haitian leader Jovenel Moise today. 
  82. 2021 Thursday I:  COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Los Angeles reimposes a mask mandate as COVID-19 variant cases continue to skyrocket.  Could it be happening because of the hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens being settled in the City of the Angels?  Los Angeles is requiring ALL citizens- vaccinated and unvaccinated- must wear masks or face the consequences.   Speaking of Chi-Vi vaccines, Joe Biden is reaching out to celebrities to go out and encourage everyone to get the shots NOW.   Elsewhere, South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson says that NO school within their state can force any student to get vaccinated or to show proof of Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccinations.  In other COVID-19-related news, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky says that it’s ‘within our power to control a fall surge of the Chi-Vi.’
  83. 2021 Thursday J: Health and Medical Alerts– As if Johnson & Johnson is not already drawing fire for the quality of their Wuhan Flu vaccines, the company had to recall numerous spray sunscreens because they contain cancer-causing chemicals.  You didn’t know this before you put them on the market?  Who wants to get a J & J bat flu vaccine now?
  84. 2021 Thursday K:  Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– As disquieting news continues to come out of the Arizona 2020 Election Audit regarding the fraud and criminality that occurred in the Copper State on Election Night and in the subsequent days, House Democratic-Socialists continue trying to derail the process.   Let ‘em try.   Author Michael Wolff says that Fox News Channel gleefully took down President Donald J. Trump by calling Arizona early that night.  Scumbags.
  85. 2021 Thursday L:  Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden continues to draw flak as he continues lying about the 2020 Presidential Election and various states’ efforts at carrying out audits.   Next, Joe Biden says that the ‘U.S. will protect the U.S. embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, but won’t send American troops to help re-establish law and order on the benighted island.
  86. 2021 Thursday M:  Political News I– Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, is calling out the hypocrisy of Senator Bernie Sanders, CPUSA-VT, for not calling the Cuban crisis what it is: the people are sick of communism and are seeking to revolt.     Next, Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that the “DOJ, the Biden regime, MUST answer for the alleged crimes of Hunter Biden.”  Amen.  Meanwhile, prosecutors are requesting that the Capitol Hill ‘rioter’ who carried the Trump flag onto the Senate floor does time in prison.’  What is up with these goobers?  Riots went on all last year and the human garbage involved them are out wandering about while patriots swept up in the greatest false flag operation in the history of the United States face years, even decades in federal slammers.  This is NOT America, and that pompous fat ass Gen. Mark Milley has the nerve to call Trump supporters, “Nazis?”  Look in the mirror, general.
  87. 2021 Thursday N:  Political News II– Rep. Thomas Massie, R-KY 4th congressional district, and Chip Roy, R-TX 21st congressional district, are blasting House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s January 06, 2021, Select Committee probe as being little more than a flagrant waste of time.  Next, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says that the Democrats possess an ’authoritarian impulse.’  We could have told you that, senator.   Moving on, Rep. Byron Donalds, R-FL 19th congressional district, says that the ‘U.S. does not need the U.N.’s help combatting racism in the United States.’   Speaking of racism, Rep. Brad Schneider, D-IL 10th congressional district, finds himself the target of a lawsuit by a female black staffer named Patrice Campbell who claims the work environment is both hostile and racist.   Her supervisor, Karen Davidman apparently told Ms. Campbell to ‘get a rope and put it around her neck’ and then when she complained, was pigeon-holed.  That’s Democrats for you and they call Republicans ‘racists.’  LOL.
  88. 2021 Thursday O:  Political News III– A new Gallup poll says that distrust of Fake News Media is increasing and that appreciation for law enforcement is going up across the country.  Two more heavy-duty blows atop the Democrat scumbags’ shoulders.   (Note- no wonder they are rushing in millions of illegal aliens, folks, using them to REPLACE the American people).  Meanwhile, a new Skynova poll says that 88-percent of the American people are terrified by the skyrocketing inflation being caused by senile old Joe Biden.  Elsewhere, as New York state goes to war against Chick-Fil-A restaurants in its state, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says he will ‘go to war’ for the successful chicken franchise.  Speaking of the Empire State, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov is set to answer questions in the probe swirling around him this weekend.  No wonder the big schmeckel has been quiet lately.   Finally, Rep. Joyce Beatty, DS-OH 3rd congressional district, underwent arrest in Washington, D.C., protesting for voting rights.
  89. 2021 Thursday P: U.S. Supreme Court News I– U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer says he has NO intention of retiring anytime soon, much to the dismay of dimwitted morons such as Sandy “The Fly” Cortez and her ignorant fellow (Suicide) Squad members.  After all, Justice Breyer recently hired at least four new law clerks for next year’s term.  That’s right, sob your eyes out there, AOC.
  90. 2021 Thursday Q: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– We suspect the NFL must be trying to follow the NBA into doing more business in communist China than in the U.S. because the league is promising MORE WOKE social justice messaging in the upcoming season.  Folks, although we may report final scores as we did last year, none of us are going to buy anymore merchandise nor will we watch any more games.  Message to NFL_ “F**k you.”  In 10 years, you will regret your decision.
  91. 2021 Thursday R: U.S. Senate News I– The U.S. Senate passed a bill today BARRING imports from Xinjiang Province in communist China, the place where Chinese Nazis inter Uighur Muslims.  They use them as slave labor as they try to batter them into submission.  Good.  NO more goods from the Chi-Coms period.  Bring the supply chains home.  Anyhow, the name of today’s act is the Uighur Forced Labor Prevention Act- the UFLPA.
  92. 2021 Thursday S: Federal and State Court News– Pop singer Britney Spears is now able to hire her own attorney.  That, friends, is a step forward. 
  93. 2021 Thursday T: Fake News I– Alas, the CNN morning show starring Brianna “Whitebitchsplaining” Keillor is tanking, seriously tanking, and it’s easy to see why: puffed up, suck-eyed blowfish lead anchor from Australia comes off as one of the least likeable personalities on any ‘news channel.’  (Note- the answer is to deport her back to Downunder.
  94. 2021 Thursday U: President Donald J. Trump News– America’s President Donald J. Trump gave an “I-told-you-so” as news continues coming out showing that Fox News Channel called the state of Arizona early so as to help the Democrats steal the 2020 Presidential Election.  (Note- we also believe that in the Copper State, Martha McSally would still be a GOP vote in the U.S. Senate.  Lots of shenanigans underfoot on Election night and in the subsequent hours).  Next, President Donald J. Trump and U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy have set a date to meet together in New Jersey.
  95. 2021 Thursday V: Florida State News– Norwegian cruise lines is unhappy with the ban on COVID-19 vaccine passports and is suing the Florida Surgeon General Dr. Scott A. Rivkees, M.D. to get one imposed so they can require them before their passengers can embark on a cruise.   In other Sunshine State news, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis announced today a $106 million civics program as the Democratic-Socialists continue trying to ramrod Criminal Race Theory (Critical Race Theory) down the throats of the people.
  96. 2021 Thursday W: Economic News– The White House is dancing the jig today.  Last week, first-time jobless benefits claims fell from 382,000 the previous week to 360,000 last week.  This is good news?  Atop that we learn that 1.8 million Americans turned down work during the heavy days of the Chi-Vi Wuhan Bat Flu pandemic.
  97. 2022 Friday: This year’s news will appear next year.  Meanwhile, in a couple of weeks, my family and I will be flying to Taipei to vacation on the island of Taiwan.  See you all soon.

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This artwork is #0892 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Cabin in the Mountains.”  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 Beach Boys released a humongous box set: “The Capitol Years” on February 13, 1999.  This box set has approximately 102 tunes on it, big hits, not-so-big-hits, B-sides, unreleased, and archival tunes all lovingly compiled by Capitol Records with all sorts of additions with which to sweeten the pot.  If you can find the European version, you will get a sixth disc with another half-dozen tunes or so.  IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] We are unclear as to when we will begin promoting the music of the legendary British rock band, YES, but when we do, you will be the first to know.  This offering will go as long as- if not longer- than the Beatles and their individual members.   Please stay tuned.

[iii] We began promoting the music of the famous acid rock band from Texas- the 13th Floor Elevators- beginning on Tuesday, 14-May-2013 through Thursday, 06-June-2013.  We would encourage everyone to seek the music of this legendary band out and adding it to their collections.  You will be glad you did.

[iv] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.

[v] See previous footnote.

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

[vii] At the time considered to be a brilliant move on the part of staunch anti-communist Richard M. Nixon, it was a big mistake to normalize any relations with this communist giant when we already had problems with both them and the USSR.  Communist China should have been shunned, stunted, and possibly destroyed.  Look at all the trouble they have caused in the 21st century with all their fetid pandemic diseases created in their biowarfare labs in Wuhan and sent around the world with alacrity. 

[viii] We began promoting the music of Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, Mick Abrams, Glenn Cornick and Wild Turkey, Blodwyn Pig, and Paris beginning Monday, May 24, 2021, and the presentation is still ongoing.

[ix] We presented the music of the Kinks, as well as of Ray and Dave Davies, beginning on Monday, 22-December-2014 through Sunday, 15-March-2015.  We hope you will check out the music of this original British invasion band as they are as relevant today as they were more than 50 years ago.  Sure beats the hell out of Maroon Five and a homo twit like Adam Levine.  What a loser, he looks like the flipping illustrated man.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

188. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 07, 2022

1943 Thursday: During the Russian-Axis clash at the Battle of Kursk—the greatest tank battle in the history of the world—German air ace Eric Hartmann shoots down seven Soviet aircraft. Meanwhile, on the ground, during the third day of the battle, the Germans finally take the town of Dubrova. It has become clear to German commanders on the ground that a withdrawal might be better suited to long-term operations in the USSR, but Adolf Hitler simply won’t hear of it. Despite horrific losses, the attack must continue.

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188. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 07, 2022:

Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Samuel Blatchford; U.S. Transportation Secretary William Thaddeus Coleman Jr.; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Lot M. Morrill;  the Beach Boys featuring Blondie Chapin, the Beatles featuring Ringo Starr, Captain Beyond featuring Larry “Rhino” Reinhardt, “Light my Fire” by the Doors, “That’s All Right Mama” by Elvis Presley, Family featuring Rob Townsend, the Grassroots featuring Warren Entner, the Kinks featuring Jim Rodford, Pink Floyd featuring Syd Barrett, the Soft Machine featuring Theo Travis, and the Yardbirds:

  1. 913 Friday: The reign of the 121st Roman Catholic Pope Lando begins on this date.  It would end on February 5, 914.
  2. 1304 Monday: The reign of the 194th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XI ends on this date.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on October 22, 1303.
  3. 1456 Monday: On this date, Joan of Arc won an acquittal; however, she had already been burned at the stake.
  4. 1543 Wednesday: French troops invade neighboring Luxembourg.
  5. 1550 Friday: The returning Conquistadors introduce chocolate to Europe.
  6. 1607 Saturday: In Britain, the people first sing, “God save the King.”
  7. 1753 Saturday: Britain’s Parliament grants the country’s Jews citizenship.
  8. 1754 Sunday: Kings College opened in New York City on this date; however, 30 years later, administrators renamed it Columbia College.
  9. 1801 Tuesday: Toussaint L’ Overture declares Haiti’s independence from France.
  10. 1838 Saturday: The Central American Federation dissolves.
  11. 1846 Tuesday: U.S. annexation of California was proclaimed at Monterey after the surrender of its Mexican garrison.
  12. 1862 Monday: Administrators tested the first railroad post office on the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad in Missouri.
  13. 1863 Tuesday: Laws that prevent Jews from serving in the Union Army are revoked by the United States government. 
  14. 1865 Friday: Four people were hanged in Washington, D.C., for conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.  The four convicted conspirators were Lewis Powell (aka Lewis Payne), David Herold, George Atzerodt and Mary Surratt, the first woman executed by the federal government.
  15. 1876 Friday: The 31st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Lot M. Morrill assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Ulysses S. Grant and Rutherford B. Hayes from today until March 09, 1879.
  16. 1885 Tuesday: G. Moore Peters patented the cartridge loading machine.
  17. 1893 Friday: In Newport, R.I., the 48th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice- Samuel Blatchford- died on this date.  President Chester A. Arthur nominated the Republican jurist to fill the seat of Associate Justice Ward Hunt.  Blatchford served from March 22, 1882, to July 07, 1893.
  18. 1898 Thursday: The United States annexed Hawaii.
  19. 1908 Tuesday: The Great White Fleet sails out of San Francisco Bay.
  20. 1917 Saturday: Aleksandr Kerensky formed a provisional government in Russia on this date.
  21. 1919 Monday: The first Transcontinental Motor Convoy, in which a U.S. Army convoy of motorized vehicles crossed the United States, departed from Washington, D.C. and arrived in San Francisco on September 6, 1919.
  22. 1920 Wednesday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future 4th U.S. Secretary of Transportation William Thaddeus Coleman Jr. is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Gerald R. Ford from March 07, 1975, until January 20, 1977.
  23. 1930 Monday: Construction begins on the Boulder Dam.
  24. 1937 Wednesday: The Second Sino-Japanese War erupted into a full-scale conflict as Japanese forces attacked Chinese soldiers on and around the Marco Polo Bridge in Beijing. 
  25. 1940 Monday: Richard Starkey aka “Ringo Starr” future drummer of the Beatles[i] was born on this date in Liverpool, England.  Elsewhere, with the collapse of France to the Nazis, the British are stressed that the large Vichy navy will now end up in the hands of the Germans and have thus gone to ‘war’ against their erstwhile allies to sink their fleet.  This will create animosity between France and Great Britain for years to come.  In French West Africa, British forces attack the French battleship Richelieu in Dakar’s harbor hoping to sink the mighty vessel.   Meanwhile, British forces are preparing to attack the French Mediterranean Fleet in the harbor at Casablanca.
  26. 1941 Tuesday: U.S. forces took up positions in Iceland, Trinidad, and British Guiana to forestall any Nazi invasion, even though the United States had not yet entered the Second World War.  Meanwhile, in Kovono, Lithuania, Axis troops liquidate 5,000 Jews.  Elsewhere, Jim Rodford, future bassist with the English bands Argent[ii] and the Kinks[iii], is born in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.
  27. 1942 Wednesday: British Convoy PQ-17 heading to Murmansk is under heavy attack from German U-Boats in a wolfpack as well as land-based Luftwaffe aircraft out of Norway.  The commander of the convoy has ordered the convoy to disperse hoping that it will be able to better evade the hunters but in fact, it leads to loss of eight ships and numerous lives.  There must be better ways to get supplies into the Soviet Union than this disaster.
  28. 1943 Thursday: During the Russian-Axis clash at the Battle of Kursk—the greatest tank battle in the history of the world—German air ace Eric Hartmann shoots down seven Soviet aircraft.  Meanwhile, on the ground, during the third day of the battle, the Germans finally take the town of Dubrova.   It has become clear to German commanders on the ground that a withdrawal might be better suited to long-term operations in the USSR but Adolf Hitler simply won’t hear of it.  Despite horrific losses, the attack must continue.
  29. 1944 Saturday: The Japanese launch a major counterattack against U.S. forces on the island of Saipan.  Elsewhere, future long-time member of the Grass Roots[iv]— Warren Entner (lead vocals/rhythm guitar 1967-74)—is born in Boston, Massachusetts.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, Finnish forces are falling back towards the Finnish border from Leningrad.  It appears as though the jig is up and the Finns must save themselves.  Their German allies are fighting through one encirclement after another in Belorussia, attempting to fall back to defensible positions but the Red Army continues pummeling them, pushing, pushing, and pushing the Axis invaders out of their country.
  30. 1945 Saturday: Heavy fighting on Borneo as Australian forces continue fighting inland, pushing back the crumbling Japanese defenders.  Dutch and native levies are fighting in other parts of the island and in Indonesia to reclaim the land for king and country.
  31. 1946 Sunday: The Catholic Church Canonized Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini as the first American saint.   Elsewhere, future President Jimmy Carter, 21, married 18-year-old Rosalynn Smith, in Plains, Georgia.
  32. 1947 Monday: Robert “Rob” Townsend—the future drummer of the English groups Family[v] and Axis Point—is born in Leicester, England.
  33. 1948 Wednesday: Six female U.S. Navy reservists became the first women to be sworn into the regular Navy.  Elsewhere, future guitarist with IRON BUTTERFLY [vi] and Captain Beyond[vii]—Larry “Rhino” Reinhardt—is born in Florida on this date.
  34. 1950 Friday: The U.N. Security Council authorized military aid to South Korea.
  35. 1951 Saturday: Future guitarist-vocalist with the Beach Boys[viii] and with the Rolling Stones—among others—Blondie Chapin, is born in Durban, South Africa, on this date.
  36. 1952 Monday: The Republican National Convention, which nominated General Dwight D. Eisenhower for president and Senator Richard M. Nixon for vice president, opened in Chicago, Illinois.
  37. 1954 Wednesday: Elvis Presley[ix] made his radio debut as Memphis, Tenn., station WHBQ played his first recording for Sun Records, “That’s All-Right Mama.”  
  38. 1956 Saturday: At Cali, Columbia, seven military trucks loaded with dynamite explode, resulting in the deaths of 1,100-1,200 people and destroys at least 2,000 buildings.
  39. 1960 Thursday: A Soviet aircraft shoots down a U.S. warplane over the Barents Sea.
  40. 1961 Friday: The Teamsters elect James R. Hoffa their president.
  41. 1963 Sunday: A Navy jet fighter from Willow Grove Naval Air Station in Pennsylvania crashed into a picnic area, killing seven people; however, the pilot safely ejected and survived the crash.
  42. 1964 Tuesday: In Birmingham, United Kingdom, future member of the UK band the Soft Machine[x]– Theo Travis, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist- is born on this date.
  43. 1967 Friday: “Light My Fire” by the Doors[xi] hits #1 on the Top 40 Radio stations across the United States.
  44. 1968 Sunday: The Yardbirds throw in the towel and call it quits.  In so doing, it would lay the groundwork for one of the all-time greatest bands the world has ever known: Led Zeppelin. [xii]
  45. 1969 Monday: Canada’s House of Commons gave final approval to a measure that made the French language equal to English throughout the national government.
  46. 1973 Saturday: Actress Veronica Lake, known for her “peek-a-boo” hairstyle, died in Burlington, Vermont, at age 50.
  47. 1976 Wednesday: President Gerald R. Ford and his wife hosted a White House dinner for Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point included female cadets for the first time as 119 women joined the Class of 1980. 
  48. 1980 Monday: Heavyweight Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, scores a technical knockout in the 7th round over Scott LeDoux.  Holmes record would improve to 35-0 and he would retain the WBC heavyweight title.  As for the “Fighting Frenchman,” his record would go to 26-9-4.
  49. 1981 Tuesday: President Ronald Reagan announced he was nominating Arizona Judge Sandra Day O’Connor to become the first female justice on the United States Supreme Court.
  50. 1983 Thursday: Eleven-year-old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, left for a visit to the Soviet Union at the personal invitation of Soviet leader Yuri V. Andropov.
  51. 1987 Tuesday: Lt. Colonel Oliver North began his long-awaited public testimony at the Iran-Contra hearing, telling Congress that he had “never carried out a single act, not one” without authorization.     
  52. 1990 Saturday: The first “Three Tenors” concert took place as opera stars Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, and Jose Carreras performed amid the brick ruins of Rome’s Baths of Caracalla on the eve of the World Cup championship.
  53. 1993 Wednesday: In the 20th Inning, the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants by a score of 7-6, one of the longest MLB games on record.
  54. 1994 Thursday: In Seattle, Washington, founders form the Amazon.com Inc. under the name ‘Cadabra.’
  55. 1998 Tuesday: A jury in Santa Monica, California, convicted Mikail Markhasev of murdering Ennis Cosby, Bill Cosby’s only son, during a roadside robbery.
  56. 2004 Wednesday: Former Enron chairman Kenneth Lay underwent indictment on criminal charges related to the energy company’s collapse.  Convicted of fraud and conspiracy later, Lay died in July 2006 prior to being sentenced.   
  57. 2005 Thursday: Islamists attack London’s transit system, killing 56 people and wounding at least 700 people using bombs.
  58. 2006 Friday: In Cambridge, England, Syd Barrett, founding member of the British rock band, Pink Floyd[xiii], died at age 60 from the effects of pancreatic carcinoma.
  59. 2009 Tuesday: Some 20,000 people gathered inside Staples Center in Los Angeles for a memorial service honoring the late Michael Jackson[xiv], who was tearfully described by his 11-year-old daughter, Paris-Michael, as “the best father you could ever imagine.” 
  60. 2010 Wednesday: A heat wave in the United States and Canada kills 9 people.
  61. 2012 Saturday: In a move to allow Afghanistan to buy advanced U.S. weapons systems, Washington, D.C., declares the country to be one of its non-NATO member allies.   
  62. 2013 Sunday: Followers of the deposed Mohammad Morsi—good friend of Barack Obama and former leader of Egypt—call for demonstrations to get him released and put back into power.  Elsewhere, Andy Murray became the first British man in 77 years to win the Wimbledon title, beating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 in the final.
  63. 2014 Monday:  The Obama administration requests $3.7 billion to address a flood of children crossing the U.S. border unaccompanied by adults; the children are to be returned to their home countries.  Meanwhile, the Palestinian riffraff in the Gaza Strip continue their barrage of rockets and mortar shells on Israeli soil which causes Israeli warplanes to conduct airstrikes on the human filth living there.  At least nine POS Hamas thugs are killed and Jerusalem calls up 1,500 reservists to be ready to go.
  64. 2015 Tuesday: The World Boxing Organization (WBO) strips Floyd Mayweather of his welterweight title belt, the one he won by beating Manny Pacquiao in a grudge match of sorts.  The WBO took the title away because Mayweather failed to pay a $200,000 fee and failed to forfeit his other titles.  
  65. 2016 Thursday: The blackest day in the history of Dallas, Texas, AFTER the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, occurs on this date when a massive protest march winds its way through the city, people protesting white cops slaying young black men sees  a highly mobile shooter murder five police officers and wound quite a few others.  At first, law enforcement believes it is the work of multiple shooters but soon discover it was the work of one man, someone they rapidly hunted down and then used a robot to deliver an explosive to take him out of his hidey hole as he would not surrender.  Even though the cops were under fire, they protected and evacuated wounded protesters, at significant risk to their own lives.  
  66. 2017 Friday: In Hamburg, Germany, amid violent protests, the G 20 summit gets underway.  Fake News media would single out specific photos in which, it appeared that world leaders were dismissing President Donald J. Trump.  Not true.  Elsewhere, in some ‘funny business,’ Berkshire Hathaway Inc. agrees to pay $9 billion to the parent company of Oncor Electric Delivery.  Four years later, the state would live to regret this situation when a frosty winter struck and power went out across most of the state. 
  67. 2018 Saturday: The looming trade war between communist China and the United States goes hot as the Chinese hit back at the U.S. tariffs on $46 billion of their goods with an equal amount on U.S. goods entering the totalitarian state.  President Donald J. Trump makes it known that he is prepared for a lengthy fight.  Of course, the Democrats and RINOS go ballistic.  Elsewhere, North Korea’s house organ bellows about recent talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, calling them ‘regrettable’ and lambasting the Trump administration’s demands for the North’s de-nuclearization as being ‘gangster-like’ and disrespectful to their dear leader, the Fat One.
  68. 2019 Sunday: Due to major flooding down the Mississippi River, the state of Mississippi closes its beaches due to a subsequent toxic algae bloom.  Stuff happens.  Meanwhile, in the Ghazni region in Afghanistan, the Taliban- not to be outdone by ISIS who carried out an attack in Mozambique the day before carrying out a suicide car bombing in which, they deliver- kicking and screaming- 14 people to meet with Allah sooner than any of them planned while leaving another 200 in varying states of wishing they could visit with ‘Loving’ Allah.  What the hell is wrong with these people?
  69. 2020 Tuesday: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 11,694,766 confirmed cases, UP by 211,366 cases, 540,157 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,130 deaths, and 6,349542 confirmed recoveries, UP by 135,336 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,028,468 confirmed cases, UP by 96,421 new cases, 133,081 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,074 new deaths, and 908,324 confirmed recoveries, UP by 29,321 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).   
  70. 2020 Tuesday A: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 277,931 confirmed cases, 6,452 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,030 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 781 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 38,517 confirmed cases, 1,370 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 402,338 confirmed number of cases, 32,219 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the numbers you dingleberry!   
  71. 2020 Tuesday B: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,890.18, DOWN 396.85 points (1.51%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,349.49, DOWN 89.76 points (0.86%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,145.32, DOWN 34.40 points (1.08%).  The price of GOLD is $1,809.90 per troy oz., -2.40 (-0.13%) while the price of SILVER is $18.70 per troy ounce, -0.084 (-0.45%).  The price of PLATINUM is $859.10 per troy oz, -4.10 (0.47%) while the price of COPPER is $2.79 per pound, -0.0105 (-0.38%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.62 per barrel, 0.00 (0.00%).
  72. 2020 Tuesday C: Both President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence spoke with the nation’s governors urging them to reopen schools in the fall.   Meanwhile, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19 and says he is using hydroxychloroquine to treat it.   Meanwhile, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes signs a multi-year, $503 million contract with the team and they say the United States is a ‘racist country.’  Finally, the Trump administration announces that it has submitted the paperwork for a formal exit of the United States from the Beijing-controlled World Health Organization.  It also is going after Chinese-owned Tik Tok. 
  73. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 185,805,281 confirmed cases, +462,094, 4,016,743 confirmed deaths, +8,530 and 170,062,165 confirmed recoveries, +351,682.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,638,566 confirmed cases, UP 22,490 from yesterday’s reporting, 621,763 confirmed deaths, UP 201, [xv] and 29,165,927 confirmed recoveries, UP 26,789.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xvi]  
  74. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 303,403 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 155,792 deaths  
  75. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,825,792 confirmed cases, 63,758 confirmed deaths, and 2,076,195 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,382,980 confirmed cases, 37,985 confirmed deaths, and 2,215,966 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,082 confirmed cases, 518 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 455,911 confirmed cases, 6,004 confirmed deaths, and 227,036 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., United States Virgin Islands: they have 3,970 confirmed cases, 32 confirmed deaths, and 3,854 confirmed recoveries. [xvii]    
  76. 2021 Wednesday C: FOREIGN COVID STATS OF THE DAY- Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 844,378 confirmed cases, 6,429 confirmed deaths, and 834,439 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Seychelles, 141st country on the list: 16,304 cases of the virus, 71 confirmed deaths and 15,300 confirmed recoveries. [xviii]     
  77. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,681.79, UP 104.42 points (+0.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,665.06, UP 1.42 points (+0.01%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,358.13, UP 14.59 points (+0.34%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.23 per barrel, +0.03 (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,803.80 per troy oz., +1.60 (+0.09%) while the price of SILVER is $26.21 per troy ounce, +0.08 (+0.29%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,082.10 per troy oz, +0.20 (+0.02%) while the price of COPPER is $4.31 per pound, -0.02 (-0.36%). [xix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,852.28 per troy oz, -7.33 (-0.26%).[xx] The price of RHODIUM is $18,900.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., +20,500.00 (+3.49%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,487.25 per troy oz., -29.50 (-1.17%). [xxi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.96.  In Ugandan Schilling, one greenback equals 3,555.00 and in Ukrainian Hryvnia, a buck equals 27.21 and in Uruguayan Peso, one dollar equals 43.88 of theirs. [xxii]        
  78. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.308 per gallon, $3.014 in Florida, $4.027 in Hawaii, and $3.817 in Washington state. [xxiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Utah: $3.644.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Ukraine: $4.169 per U.S. Gallon. [xxiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,494,915,832,772 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xxv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after the Chi-Coms, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Kingdom with $440 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  79. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 106 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the laughing jackal, aka the gibbering orangutan, aka the screeching hyena, aka “Willie Brown’s Mattress,” to be in this extremely important job.  It’s also Day No. 12 since her first and only visit to the U.S.-Mexico border and there is no word as to when she will return and begin doing her job.
  80. 2021 Wednesday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– The Chi-Coms have announced that WHEN hostilities break out between the communists and the freedom-loving peoples of the REAL China- Taiwan- the Japanese had better stay the hell away or the Chi-Coms will DESTROY them.  Talk like this makes us wish the Imperial Japanese had overrun China in the 1930s and were still there today because in the ultimate struggle between freedom and tyranny, the Chinese Communist Party is the NUMBER ONE THREAT to the free peoples of the planet.  Not so much because of their military might but because of their use of United States dollars to finance the buying off of governments around the world to do their bidding and become lackeys.  We are big proponents of a neutron bomb first strike on all Chi-Com military bases and sites, something that should have occurred back in 1950.
  81. 2021 Wednesday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The Delta variant of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu is the prevailing one in the United States right now, one that drooling Joe Biden is going to dispatch his Joestapo agents door to door to make sure everyone has their vaccine.  Uh, Joe, if people go door to door forcing Americans to get this bulls**t vaccine, people are going to get their asses beat, if not shot.  And besides…what about it’s MY body, MY choice?  Six months ago, I thought if Trump was pushing the vaccine, we shouldn’t take it whereas now, EVERYONE must take it.  (Note- as a woman of piety and religious conviction, it sounds a great deal like the ‘Mark of the Beast’ to me).  In England, Chi-Vi cases there have quadrupled since last month.
  82. 2021 Wednesday I: Political News I– A new Echelon poll says that IF President Donald J. Trump does not run for a third term, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis is the hands-down favorite to win the White House in 2024.  In other political news, powerhouse Rep. Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd CD, says that ‘Joe Biden talking tough to Russia is comical.’
  83. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime is sending billions of dollars to Chicago Mayor Lori “Frog-Face” Lightfoot, CPUSA, to help her quell the crime wave surging throughout the Windy City, a wave of crime the ugliest woman in the world blames on President Donald J. Trump and gun store owners in neighboring Indiana.  We predict 95-99-percent of the money slobbering Joe Biden is sending there will end up in the Swiss bank accounts of everyone in public office within the nation’s third largest city.  It’s inevitable.
  84. 2021 Wednesday K: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– President Donald J. Trump said today that ‘Hunter Biden’s laptop makes Al Capone look like a baby.’  Amen.   Elsewhere, the punk who filmed George Floyd’s death and then became an instant star lost his uncle in a crash with law enforcement as he was trying to flee from a crime scene.
  85. 2021 Wednesday L: National Security News– Grant Stinchfield reported on his Newsmax show that BIG WALL STREET BANKS and pension funds are buying up entire neighborhoods with which to turn them into rentals, thus keeping the American people in a state of bondage.  We have warned of this for several years now but we believe that enemy nations such as the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Iranians, and others if smart are purchasing up housing tracts and commercial properties, not for resale but for purposes of transforming into rentals.  They do this via straw companies and buyers and in so doing are becoming the landlords of the American people which is a national security risk.  It is a risk the same way that a POS such as Bill Gates buying up American farmland at a rate heretofore unseen in U.S. history and then leaving it fallow is a national security risk.  This must stop.  NOW.
  86. 2021 Wednesday M: Human-Caused Disasters– The death toll in the Surfside, Florida, condo collapse now hovers somewhere around 46-50 with at least 90-plus still unaccounted for.  Local authorities say that any hope of finding anyone alive in the rubble now is almost impossible.
  87. 2021 Wednesday N: Fake News I– CNN took it upon itself to scold American parents for ‘not comprehending Criminal Race Theory,’ uh, what they call Critical Race Theory which is nothing but bigotry on steroids.  The foundation of Criminal, uh, Critical Race Theory is that the country was built atop SLAVERY.  Slavery was NOT good, but they act as though the United States was the ONLY nation in the world that had slaves.  When the Spanish came, they brought slaves as did the Portuguese, the Dutch, and the British, it was the way of life just as it is now.  Granted, slaves may not labor on plantations, but they sell their bodies against their will or hump drugs across the border.  The gist of the whole story is this: Haiti ended slavery in 1798.  Mexico in 1821.  The United States in 1865 at the cost of more than 600,000 lives, while Brazil ended slavery in 1881.  Heck, Saudi Arabia ended slavery in 1961 so what is the point in all this HATE being spewed by members of my party?  As a black woman, it offends me, they offend me, and it’s high time we take our country back and run this godless riffraff out of the country NOW.  Enough with the hate.  Nikole Hannah Jones and all the rest of the race pimps should be ashamed.  Besides, they are doing the Chi-Coms’ work for them.  -Bea O’Malley.
  88. 2021 Wednesday O: President Donald J. Trump News– Today, President Donald J. Trump announced the launch of a class-action lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter, and Google.  Everyone who has been victimized by any of these scurrilous scoundrels of left-wing companies understands the rank power these little boys and illegal aliens possess over the American people which is simply NOT right and must be stopped.  Famed legal scholar Dr. Alan Dershowitz says that Trump’s lawsuit is ‘particularly important.’
  89. 2021 Wednesday P: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, we have Super Lotto Draw #3575 with a $61 million jackpot on the line and second, we have Powerball Draw #861 with a $113 jackpot on the line for some lucky dog.  Stick around for the results of both.  First, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 10, 12, 32, 37, 39, and Mega 18.  Out of 134,375 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers BUT NO MEGA for a prize of $23,803 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Shell, McClellan, CA 95652 and (2) another Shell in Mariposa, CA 95338.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #861: 08, 21, 30, 49, 57, and Power 08.  In California, out of 61,837 winning tickets, the highest winners were 28 people who had FOUR numbers but no Powerball for a prize of $571 apiece.
  90. 2022 Thursday: Folks, stick around to uncover the truth along with the rest of us…

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This artwork is #0884 a 30” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “September Playmates.”  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 next repackaging of Beach Boys tunes hit the shelves of record stores on May 12, 1996: “20 Great Love Songs.”  The album featured Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson as well as Mike Love, David Marks, Alan Jardine, and Bruce Johnston instrumentation and vocals.  Included here are (1) “Good Vibrations” (2) “Then I Kissed Her” (3) “God Only Knows” (4) “Darlin’” (5) “Help Me, Rhonda” (6) “All Summer Long” (7) “Wendy” (8) “Don’t Worry Baby” (9) “You’re So Good to Me” and (10) “Why Do Fools Fall in Love.”  Next, we have (11) “I Can Hear Music” (12) “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (13) “Surfer Girl” (14) “Devoted to You” (15) “I’m So Young” (16) “There’s No Other (Like My Baby)” (17) “She Knows Me Too Well” (18) “Good to My Baby” (19) “Please Let Me Wonder” and (20) “I Was Made to Love Her.”  If you have yet to get in on the ground floor with this legendary rock-and-roll band, well, what the heck are you waiting for- you can get it in a Joe Biden minute by going to AllMusic, Amazon.com, Discogs, and eBay- or elsewhere of which you might know.  Seek it out, give it a listen, and pick it up- you will be glad you did.

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[i] 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, Wings, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020.  Please, check them out and enjoy.

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

[iv] We offered the music of this famed West Coast band- the Grass Roots- beginning on Thursday, 06-February-2014 through Saturday, 22-February-2014.  We hope you will seek their music out by visiting whatever site you choose for the absolute best in rock music.  You will be glad you did.

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

[vi] We promoted the music of Iron Butterfly beginning on Saturday, 27-July-2013 through Thursday, 08-August-2013.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your ever-growing collection of rock music.  Nothing one finds today compares with the classic rock of old.  Throw out your Maroon 5 albums and go with the crème de la crème of the 1960s and 1970s.

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

[viii] We look forward to promoting the music of the archetypal American rock band, the Beach Boys, sometime within the next five years or so.  Please keep posted for that day.  Thank you.

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

[x] We hope to promote the music of Soft Machine, Curved Air, and Kaleidoscope at some point in the near future.

[xi] We promoted the music of the Doors, the famed Los Angeles, California, hard rocking psychedelic band beginning on Saturday, 18-February-2012 through 02-April-2012.  We hope you will seek this legendary band out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection.

[xii] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

[xiii] We began promoting the music of Pink Floyd, as well as the band’s individual members- Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Nicky Mason, and Syd Barrett- beginning on Monday, April 20, 2020, running through Sunday, July 12, 2020.  One of the greatest British psychedelic rock bands in the world, we hope you will seek them out wherever you shop for the absolute best in rock music- you will be glad you did.

[xiv] We expect to present the music of the Jackson Five and Michael Jackson sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned for future developments.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

168. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2022

1938 Friday: Imperial Japan declares war on neighboring China. The Japanese have already been interfering in Chinese affairs but now- it’s official. The Rising Sun will inflict tremendous casualties on the backwards Chinese, which is why in modern times, the Chi-Coms still hate the Japanese.

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168. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2022:

Bunker Hill Day (Massachusetts)

U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture Jeremiah McLain Rusk Edwin T. Meredith; U.S. Secretaries of State Abel P. Upshur and Lewis Cass; U.S. Secretary of War Lewis Cass; U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich; Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery Martin Bormann; John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers featuring Peter Green, Led Zeppelin, Santana (band) featuring Gregg Rolie, Mike + the Mechanics featuring Paul Young, and “Tommy” by the Who:

  1. 656 Tuesday: Ali ibn Abu Talib begins his reign as the 4th Rashidun Caliph of Islam.  He would be assassinated by fellow Muhammadans, fellow members of the ‘religion of peace.’
  2. 676 Saturday: The reign of the 77th Roman Catholic Pope Adeodatus II ended on this date.  His reign as the shepherd of global Christendom began on April 11, 672, and over the subsequent years, carried out his duties as the Vicar of the Christ.
  3. 1397 Saturday: The Treaty of Kalmar undergoes signing, creating a union between the kingdoms of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.
  4. 1462 Tuesday: Vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Sultan Mehmed II, forcing his army and him to retreat through Wallachia to the south of Romania.
  5. 1579 Sunday: Sir Francis Drake claims a land he calls Nova Albion (modern-day California) for England.
  6. 1609 Wednesday: Netherlands, England, and France sign the Covenant of 12 Years.
  7. 1775 Saturday: The Revolutionary War Battle of Bunker Hill resulted in a costly victory for the British, who suffered heavy losses.  Although the Colonists lost this one, word that they had stood, fought, and killed numerous of their oppressors set the bells a-ringing with which to begin the battle for freedom, liberty, and equality.
  8. 1789 Wednesday: During the French Revolution, the Third Estate declared it a national assembly, and undertook to frame a constitution.
  9. 1790 Thursday: In Northampton Co., Va., future 15th U.S. Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur is born.  He served under President John Tyler from June 24, 1843, to February 28, 1844.
  10. 1799 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte incorporated Italy into his growing empire on this date.
  11. 1830 Thursday: In Malta, Ohio, future 2nd U.S. Agricultural Secretary Jeremiah McLain Rusk is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Rusk would serve under President Benjamin Harrison from March 06, 1889, to March 06, 1893.
  12. 1837 Saturday: Charles Goodyear received his first patent.  The patent was for a process he created that made working with rubber easier to do.
  13. 1855 Sunday: During the Crimean War, the British and French submit the Crimean fortress at Sebastopol to a sustained, heavy bombardment from both land and sea-based assets which results in thousands of Russian deaths.
  14. 1856 Tuesday: The Republican Party holds its first national convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  15. 1861 Monday: President Abraham Lincoln observed Dr. Thaddeus Lowe demonstrate the use of a hydrogen balloon.
  16. 1866 Sunday: In Detroit, Michigan, the former 14th U.S. Secretary of War and 22nd U.S. Secretary of State Lewis Cass died at age 83.  A Democrat, as secretary of war, he served under President Andrew Jackson August 01, 1831, to October 04, 1836, and then became ambassador to France, then U.S. Senator from Michigan, then President Pro Tempore of U.S. Senate and finally 22nd U.S. Secretary of State.  In this last role, he served under President James Buchanan from March 06, 1857, to December 14, 1860. 
  17. 1872 Monday: Dodge City, Kansas, went from being a DRY city to a WET one when George M. Hoover commenced selling whisky within the town limits.
  18. 1876 Saturday: At Rosebud Creek in the Montana Territory, 1,500 Sioux and Cheyenne warriors under the command of Crazy Horse beat back the forces of General George Crook.
  19. 1879 Tuesday: In New Brunswick, N.J., Thomas Edison received an honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the trustees of Rutgers College on this date.
  20. 1885 Wednesday: The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor aboard the French ship, Isere.
  21. 1900 Sunday: Future Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery Martin Bormann- who would serve in this position as Adolf Hitler’s gatekeeper from May 12, 1941, to May 02, 1945, is born on this date in in Wegeleben, Prussia, German Empire.
  22. 1913 Tuesday: United States Marines sailed from San Diego on this date bound for Mexico to protect American interests in the messed-up country.
  23. 1916 Saturday: U.S. troops under the command of General “Black” Jack Pershing march into Mexico in pursuit of the bandit, Pancho Villa, and his cronies.  The Mexicans had been raiding across the border into the United States murdering Americans and then slipping back across the border into the uncivilized hinterlands of that godforsaken country. 
  24. 1926 Thursday: Spain threatened to quit the League of Nations if the body permitted Germany to enter.
  25. 1928 Sunday: Amelia Earhart embarked on a trans-Atlantic flight from Newfoundland, Canada, to Wales with pilots Wilmer Stultz and Louis Gordon, becoming the first woman to make the trip as a passenger.  Elsewhere- in Des Moines, Iowa- former 6th U.S. Agricultural Secretary Edwin T. Meredith died at age 51.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from February 02, 1920, to March 04, 1921.
  26. 1930 Tuesday: Once President Herbert Hoover signed the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Bill, it became law on this date, placing the highest-ever tariffs on all incoming goods to the United States.
  27. 1931 Wednesday: British authorities in China arrested Indochinese communist leader, Ho Chi Minh, on this date.  Should have shot the bastard.
  28. 1932 Friday: As 10,000 veterans marched on Washington, D.C., the U.S. Congress defeated the bonus bill, one that promised all World War I veterans a ‘bonus’ for their service.
  29. 1933 Saturday: The Kansas City Massacre took place outside Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri, as a group of gunmen attacked law enforcement officers escorting federal prisoner Frank Nash and murdered four of the officers along with Nash.
  30. 1938 Friday: Imperial Japan declares war on neighboring China.  The Japanese have already been interfering in Chinese affairs but now- it’s official.  The Rising Sun will inflict tremendous casualties on the backwards Chinese, which is why in modern times, the Chi-Coms still hate the Japanese. 
  31. 1940 Monday: In World War II, France asked Germany for terms of surrender from the invading Nazis.  The Vichy government is already setting itself up and the French will become minions of the Axis.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union occupies the Baltic Republics of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
  32. 1941 Tuesday: The Federal government granted WNBT-TV in New York City the first construction permit to operate a commercial TV station in the United States on this date.  Elsewhere, in North Africa, British forces begin to retreat following the collapse of Operation Battle Axe.  The Afrika Korps outflanked British positions forcing them to abandon their recent gains.
  33. 1942 Wednesday: The first group of the World War II U.S. Expeditionary Force lands in Africa at the Gold Coast.  Meanwhile, “Yank,” a weekly magazine for the U.S. armed services, began publication and used the term “G. I. Joe” in a comic strip by Dave Breger.
  34. 1943 Thursday: In the waters off western Australia, German Q-Ship Michel sinks a Norwegian freighter.  Meanwhile, units involved in Operation Husky- the invasion of Sicily- begin sailing out of Scapa Flow, England, on the way to the Mediterranean Sea and the Fascist Italian island of Sicily.  Elsewhere, future 50th U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich is born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on this date.  A future Republican, he would represent Georgia’s 6th congressional district from January 03, 1979, until January 03, 1999.  As the nation’s 50th speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives 104th and the 105th congresses, he would serve from January 03, 1995, to January 03, 1999.
  35. 1944 Saturday: On this date, the people of Iceland proclaim the Republic of Iceland.  Meanwhile, French troops landed on the Isle of Elba in the Mediterranean Sea.  Elsewhere, at a conference in occupied France, Adolf Hitler speaks with Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt and Field Marshal Erwin Rommel as how best to contend with the D-Day landings and the looming breakout.  The generals wish to withdraw to more defensible lines inland but Hitler says, “NO.”  They must maintain their grip on all conquered land or face the consequences.
  36. 1945 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues on Okinawa as U.S. Marines reinforced with Army units continue trading blows with Imperial Japanese clinging to their defensive positions.  The Japanese asked for no quarter and the Marines and soldiers were loath to give it.  Very few Japanese ended up as POWs at the end of this horrifying battle.
  37. 1946 Monday: With the Treaty of London now in effect, Jordan becomes an independent nation.
  38. 1947 Tuesday: Future keyboardist and vocalist with Santana[i] 1969-1972 / 1982 / 1987 / 2016 and with Journey- 1975-1981, Gregg Rolie, is born in Seattle, WA, on this date.  Elsewhere, in Benchill, Manchester, UK, future vocalist with Mike + the Mechanics[ii], Paul Young, is born.
  39. 1950 Saturday: Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia sign a mutual defense pact.  Meanwhile, Dr. Richard H. Lawler performed the first kidney transplant in a 45-minute operation in Chicago.
  40. 1953 Wednesday: Residents of East Berlin rebelled against the communist East German government, which forcefully suppressed the uprising with armored fighting vehicles to quell it.  Elsewhere, U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas stayed the execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, originally set for the next day, the couple’s 14th wedding anniversary; two days later, however, they met their end in the electric chair, one after the other.
  41. 1963 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court banned the required reading of the Lord’s Prayer and Bible in public schools and the nation wonders why the country is in such horrible shape?  
  42. 1966 Friday: Guitarist Peter Green joins the John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers[iii] in England.  This would be his springboard to the formation of a newer, greater band down the road with fellow British rockers.
  43.  1967 Saturday: China successfully tested its first thermonuclear, aka hydrogen bomb.  Today is Day 2 of the Monterey Pop Music Festival.  The lineup for today features (by order of appearance) Canned Heat,[iv] Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin,[v] Country Joe and the Fish, Al Kooper,[vi] the Paul Butterfield Blues Band,[vii] Quicksilver Messenger Service,[viii] the Steve Miller Band,[ix] and  Electric Flag[x] rounding out the first portion of the day.  Next, when darkness descends, Moby Grape[xi] hits the stage followed by Hugh Masekela,[xii] the Byrds,[xiii] Laura Nyro,[xiv] the Jefferson Airplane,[xv] Booker T. & the M.G.s,[xvi] followed by the closer, Otis Redding.[xvii]
  44. 1970 Wednesday: North Vietnamese troops severed the last remaining rail line in Cambodia during the Vietnam War.
  45. 1972 Saturday: President Richard M. Nixon’s eventual downfall began with the arrest of five burglars inside Democratic national headquarters in Washington, D.C.’s, Watergate complex.  
  46. 1975 Wednesday: Voters in the Northern Marianas agree to commonwealth status with the United States.
  47. 1976 Thursday: the following teams of the American Basketball Association — the New Jersey Nets, the Denver Nuggets, the Indiana Pacers, and the San Antonio Spurs —merge into the National Basketball Association.
  48. 1980 Tuesday: Led Zeppelin[xviii] begins its final European tour.
  49. 1982 Thursday: President Ronald Reagan gives his ‘evil empire’ speech at his first United Nations General Assembly address.
  50. 1986 Tuesday: Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Warren Burger, submits his resignation; President Reagan nominates Judge Antonin Scalia.
  51. 1987 Wednesday: Pro-Iranian jihadist guerrillas, aka jihadists, kidnapped journalist Charles Glass, on leave from ABC-News in Beirut, Lebanon, on this date.  He was able to escape these sons of bitches in August of that year.
  52. 1994 Friday: The infamous pursuit of O.J. Simpson in his Ford Bronco occurs as he fails to turn himself into the Los Angeles Police Department on charges of suspicion of murder in the deaths of his wife and her friend.
  53. 1995 Saturday: After 899 performances of the Who’s[xix] rock opera, “Tommy,” take place, the show concludes its run at the St. James Theater in New York City.
  54. 1997 Tuesday: The National Hockey League announces it will add the following teams to the league: Nashville (1998), Atlanta (1999), Minneapolis-St. Paul and Columbus, Ohio (2000).
  55. 2003 Tuesday: As things continue to go from worse to worser in Iraq, two former Iraqi soldiers demanding their back pay, something they haven’t seen since the U.S.-led invasion, found themselves shot dead by U.S. soldiers.  Doesn’t pay to protest in Iraq.
  56. 2004 Thursday: After a report appeared in the New York Times, the Pentagon said that ‘yes, CIA Director George Tenet, retiring next month, did ask U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to detain an Iraqi prisoner for intensive interrogation even though it goes against international laws and the Geneva Convention.  It is what it is, folks.
  57. 2005 Friday: Following a grueling investigation, the UN confirms that yes, indeed, former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was among the dead when a truck bomb detonated near where he was.  What the hell is it with these people and their frigging bombs?  Oh, we know, ‘some people they do something.’
  58. 2006 Saturday: A lab in England confirms that poultry specimens shipped to the facility from Hungary do indeed have the H5N1 strain of avian influenza.
  59. 2007 Sunday: Palestinian riffraff drive head of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas to outlaw armed factions of the terror group claiming to be a political party- Hamas after they threaten local security in Gaza Strip and the West Bank.  Elsewhere, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- claims the lives of at least 35 people and wounds countless others as they blow up a police bus traversing the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan.
  60. 2008 Tuesday: On the first full day that gay marriage became legal by order of the California Supreme Court, hundreds of homosexual couples married one another across the Golden State.  However, California voters later approved Proposition 8, which restricted nuptials to a union between a man and a woman.  The state supreme court later overturned this ruling, too.
  61. 2009 Wednesday: President Barack Obama extended some benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees.   Meanwhile, for the second time now, NASA postpones the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavor, this time to July. 
  62. 2010 Thursday: BP CEO Tony Hayward testifies before the U.S. Congress about the Deepwater Horizon disaster that caused the worst oil spill in U.S. history.  Elsewhere, in the 2010 NBA Finals Game 7, the Los Angeles Lakers whip hereditary enemy, the Boston Celtics by a final score of 83-79 thus becoming the new champions.
  63. 2011 Friday: The first condemnation of discrimination against Gays, lesbians, and transgender people comes out of the United Nations Human Rights Council.  Elsewhere, the Yonhap News Agency reports that the government of South Korea has deployed intermediate missiles capable of blowing Pyongyang off the face of the map.  About flipping time.
  64. 2012 Sunday: In France, socialists win a majority of the seats in Parliament.   Elsewhere, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- commits more atrocities in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna.  Multiple bombings claim at least 12 lives while countless others are injured and property damaged or destroyed.  How can we stop this scourge?  Neutron bombs would do the trick.
  65. 2013 Monday: A G-8 summit of wealthy nations opened in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, under a cloud with Russian President Vladimir Putin defiantly rejecting calls from the U.S., Britain, and France to halt his political and military support for Syrian leader Bashar Assad’s regime.
  66. 2014 Tuesday: All hell breaks out in Kenya at the village of Poromoko as Al-Shabab militants descend on the town killing 15 people outright, wounding numerous others, dragging still others off into the surrounding countryside after they burn down most of the houses.  What a bunch of barbarians.  Locate them and crucify them.   Elsewhere, as fighting with ISIS continues in Iraq, the U.S. military sends another 275 military personnel to defend the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. 
  67. 2015 Wednesday: A scumbag named Dylann Roof entered a historic African American church in Charleston, South Carolina, and murdered nine people with a handgun.  Roof managed to get away but the police found and arrested him the following morning.  Convicted of federal hate crimes, he received the death sentence; however, the punk later pleaded guilty to state murder charges and received a sentence of life without parole.  Should have shot him like the ignorant mad dog that he is.
  68. 2016 Friday: After much bloodshed and heavy fighting, the Iraqi army bulldozes its way into the main government center of embattled Fallujah.  The ISIS scumbags are clinging to rubble but the Iraqis are determined to liberate their city and exterminate their barbaric foes.  Meanwhile, California Burning: a massive wildfire in Santa Barbara County explodes during the hours of darkness, going from 2,000 acres to an appalling 4,000.  Once again, this demonstrates the stupidity of one-party, liberal, Democratic-Socialist rule that is intent on trashing the state through poor forest management and ignorant water policies.
  69. 2017 Saturday: Jurors in the trial of Bill Cosby for aggravated indecent sexual assault reach an impasse; the judge declares a mistrial but this is not the end for the entertainer’s legal troubles.
  70. 2018 Sunday: After wrangling over Macedonia’s name, Greece and the former Yugoslav republic ink a historic deal that will change the name of Macedonia to Northern Macedonia.  The disagreement was over the birthplace of Alexander the Great who was a Greek born in Greece.
  71. 2019 Monday: Former Egyptian thug President Mohammed Morsi drops dead at a court appearance.  When the man achieved power during the Arab Spring, he was an Islamist intent on transforming a relatively free Egypt into a fascist, anti-Israel state.  Good riddance.
  72. 2020 Wednesday: Fulton County, Georgia, District Attorney Paul Howard led a press conference early in the morning in which, he charged the two officers responsible for the death of Rayshard Brooks.  Officer Garrett Rolfe, the man who fired the two lethal shots at a fleeing Brooks was hit with numerous accounts- 11 by our count- including felony murder.  The other officer- Devin Brosnan- was hit with 3 counts but the D.A. said he flipped and would testify against the other officer at trial.  Sad to say, there were massive numbers of cops who called in sick today in Atlanta, a big outbreak of Blue Flu.
  73. 2020 Wednesday A: Here are the Xi Jinping Chinese Bat Flu virus statistics for today: 8,261,260 confirmed cases, 445,468 confirmed deaths, and 4,013,202 confirmed recoveries which are the numbers for the globe.  Here are the stats for the United States: 2,205,567 confirmed cases, 119,471 confirmed deaths, and 687,450 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states where the AICPENDBLOG.COM has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the numbers for California: 157,015 confirmed cases, 5,208 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries thanks to the politics of Gov. Gavin Newsom and his Democrat hacks.  Next, here are the stats for Hawaii: 740 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 637 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 26,759 confirmed cases, 1,231 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, communist China says they might be locking things down again due to a spike in coronavirus numbers.   Here are the stats for the Chi-Coms (take them with a grain of salt because they LIE): 83,293 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and 78,394 confirmed recoveries.  (Note: our sources in Hong Kong inform us that the numbers should be fifty percent- or more!- higher.
  74. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 178,161,233 confirmed cases, +361,812, 3,856,785  confirmed deaths, +7,876 and 162,665,900 confirmed recoveries, +421,571.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,374,938 confirmed cases, UP 8,953 from yesterday’s reporting, 616,422 confirmed deaths, UP 334,[xx] and 28,639,807 confirmed recoveries, UP 25,771.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxi]  
  75. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden To Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 298,516 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 161,133 deaths  
  76. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,806,205 confirmed cases, 63,259 confirmed deaths, and 2,068,914 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,352,995 confirmed cases, 37,448 confirmed deaths, and 2,131,508 confirmed recoveries, more or less the SAME numbers.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,170 confirmed cases, 507 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 448,160 confirmed cases, 5,843 confirmed deaths, and 220,640 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Mississippi: they have 319,704 confirmed cases, 7,369 confirmed deaths, and 310,189 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]   
  77. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,747 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Democratic Republic of the Congo (they pushed ahead of Sudan to the new position), 118th country on the list: 36,578 cases of the virus, 866 confirmed deaths and 27,894 confirmed recoveries.[xxiii]     
  78. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,823.45, DOWN 210.22 points (-0.62%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,161.35, UP 121.67 points (+0.87%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,221.86, DOWN -1.84 points (-0.044%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.02 per barrel, -0.02 (-0.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,776.50 per troy oz., +1.70 (+0.10%) while the price of SILVER is $26.02 per troy ounce, +0.16 (+0.61%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,060.40 per troy oz, +5.40 (+0.51%) while the price of COPPER is $4.18 per pound, 0.00 (+0.08%).[xxiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,518.03 per troy oz, -271.31 (-9.98%).[xxv] The price of RHODIUM is $23,000.00 per troy oz., +200.00 (+0.88%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $595,000.00 per troy oz., -7,500.00 (-1.24%). [xxvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.41.     In Malawian Kwacha, one greenback equals 793.74 and in Malaysian Ringgit, a buck equals 4.14 and in Maldivian Rufiyaa, one dollar equals 15.42 of theirs.[xxvii]        
  79. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.227 per gallon, $2.957 in Florida, $3.976 in Hawaii, and $3.628 in Washington state.[xxviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Missouri: $2.756.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Mozambique: $3.794 per U.S. Gallon.[xxix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,417,914,125,896 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Singapore, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Saudi Arabia with $136 and 180 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxxi]
  80. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day #86 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and has yet to show up.  Fire this laughing orangutan.  Next, former CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan believes that other states will follow suit and begin deploying law enforcement officers to aid in protecting our southern border as “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, has in sending Sunshine State law enforcement to aid his fellow governors in Texas and Arizona.   Speaking of Florida and the border, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody, Republican, is calling on other states to follow the lead of her state and to send law enforcement officers to the border states to help repel the illegal alien invasion.
  81. 2021 Thursday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– The European Union creates Chi-Vi vaccine passports so citizens of the international body can travel freely between member states.  Americans seeking to travel in Europe will also have to be able to prove vaccination status, proof of antibodies related to previous infection, or recent negative COVID-19 tests; otherwise, YOU can’t come to the EU.  (Note- F**k the EU).  Next, Ryanair is suing Great Britain over new travel restrictions ahead of the busy summer travel season.
  82. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Rep. Rob Wittman, R-VA 1st congressional district, told Newsmax that a new bill will hold the Chi-Coms wholly responsible for letting loose on the world the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Meanwhile, even as more and more evidence continues to come out showing that the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines are harmful to human beings due to toxic ingredients, Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says the government is going to dump $3.2 billion into creating antiviral pills.  (Note- Dr. “Phony Tony,”[xxxii] how much of that $3.2 billion will go into YOUR pockets?)  Elsewhere, as the Delta variant of the ‘VID continues to spread, federal government is doubling down on everyone to get vaccinated with the yet-to-be-approved by the FDA vaccines.  Friends, when drug manufacturers have QUALIFIED IMMUNITY stripped away from them (as it should be from the Chi-Coms in the World Court) and people affected negatively by their products can sue them, we might consider getting inoculated then.
  83. 2021 Thursday I: Joe Biden News–  Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says the recent ‘Putin-Biden summit’ shows how Russian leader Vladimir Putin is testing the Biden regime.  Meanwhile, Fred H. Fleitz, CEO of the Center for Security Policy, affirms this by saying that the ‘recent summit between Russia’s leader and (dimwitted) Joe Biden harmed U.S. security.’  (Note- Joe Biden told Mr. Putin NOT to hack into 16 industries or companies which means the other ones are on the table).   Rep. Mike Turner, R-OH 10th congressional district, said of ‘Joe’s summit’ that he had ‘no real goals for his meeting with Vladimir Putin.’  In other regime news, the U.S. Department of Justice is dropping the lawsuit against former Donald J. Trump White House adviser John “Endless Wars” Bolton’s book, “The Room Where it Happened.”
  84. 2021 Thursday J: Political News I– Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, has introduced a bill with which to abolish the ATF- the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms (and Explosives).  Meanwhile, a new poll says that ’74-percent of Republican voters support state-wide election audits.’  Amen.  We suspect it’s higher than that.   Meanwhile, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says questions regarding ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ failure to visit the southern border in 86 flipping days no less are both ‘unfair’ and ‘disrespectful.’  F**k her and f**k YOU.
  85. 2021 Thursday K: Political News II– Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple who defended their home from violent Black Lives Matter fecal matter protesters a summer ago pled guilty to misdemeanors to get this bogus case off their backs.  When BLM trash knocked the gates of their private community and threatened them and their pets with rape, death, and the burning down of their property, the duo grabbed their guns, went outside, and stood in front of their home armed and ready to go.  YET, they NEVER once pointed their legally-owned firearms at the thugs creating havoc in their neighborhood.  God bless them and let’s see the BLM thugs hauled before court and given some stiff prison sentences.
  86. 2021 Thursday L: Political News III– Conservative political activists in Michigan are demanding an Arizona-style 2020 Election audit.  Next, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the ‘Gropin’ Gov’ celebrates the end of the pandemic with a massive show of fireworks in the Big Apple.  Both he and NYC Mayor Bill ‘Bag O’ Fries’ Di Blasio are in a celebratory mood after driving the state and the city into economic collapse.  Elsewhere, J. Chuck Todd, the little snowflake says of 2020 Election fraud proponents that if they don’t accept the premise the election was honest, ‘it’s going to be a painful interview.’  J. Chuck- F— you.
  87. 2021 Thursday M: U.S. Supreme Court News– By a vote of 7-2, the United States Supreme Court shagged off another GOP challenge to Obamacare.  Go figure.  (Note- as long as John Roberts serves as chief justice, we will NEVER get this evil monstrosity off the backs of the American people.  The Biden regime crows that ‘SCOTUS NOT overturning Obamacare is a BFD’).  However, the case was rejected on STANDING and not on the MERITS of the case.  Next, the Supreme Court stands up for the Catholic Church as it rebuffs a lawsuit brought by LGBTQIA+ fascists seeking to destroy a Catholic charity placing kids with foster parents.  The gays want foster kids placed in homosexual homes which the charity says goes against the teachings of the church.  We concur.
  88. 2021 Thursday N: Business News– After soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo pushes Coca-Cola aside and endorses water, the soft drink manufacturer’s stock tumbles by $4 billion in value.  (Note- we say ‘F**K woke corporations, they get what they deserve.  Soft drinks are nonessential foods; no, people choose to drink them just as we can un-choose to drink them and even better, carry them in our restaurants and foodservice operations.  Screw them).
  89. 2021 Thursday O: Joe Biden Regime News I– There is a growing outcry for the Biden regime to release information related as to HOW MANY undercover agents of various federal law enforcement agencies helped carry out the FALSE FLAG OPERATION the world had the misfortune to see on January 6, 2021, when Antifa and Black Lives Matter human fecal matter infiltrated the peaceful ranks of Trump supporters and turned a peaceful gathering into a riotous, violent mob, one dimwits like Joe Biden still claim ‘killed a cop.’   Speaking of these more than 450 poor souls locked up in solitary confinement, most are not expected to go to trial until sometime within the next 2-3 years.
  90. 2021 Thursday P: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– As the Derek Chauvin defense team continues its push toward demanding a retrial of their client over all sorts of corrupt activities and poor-timing on behalf of the city of Minnesota, the prosecution is doing everything it can so as to avoid having to try Chauvin again.  We fully suspect that thanks to the actions of one juror who LIED on the juror questionnaire and those of Rep. Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, CPUSA-CA 43rd congressional district that NOT only will Officer Chauvin receive another trial, but he will also be acquitted which will lead the DOJ to double down on double jeopardy.
  91. 2021 Thursday Q: National Security News– The FCC says it will explore whether Chi-Com telecommunications equipment should be banned over their ties to the People’s Liberation Army.
  92. 2021 Thursday R: Environmental News I– It’s summertime and the American West and Southwest is experiencing elevated temperatures.  Morons like Sandy “The Fly” Cortez are shrieking about ‘CLIMATE CHANGE!  GLOBAL WARMING!  EXTREME WEATHER!’  Those of us who have been around for decades understand that when it’s summer in some locales, it gets flipping hot.  Enough said.  (Note- the dreadful thing is, the Climate Change dupes want to take away our air conditioning).
  93. 2021 Thursday S: U.S. House of Representatives News– U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi champions her new “Juneteenth” federal holiday making it the 12th paid federal holiday.  Drooling Joe Biden is expected to sign the bill into law.   Meanwhile, the GOP House campaign arm opens up to accepting cryptocurrency donations.  In other Democrat-dominated House news, Judiciary Committee Dems are seeking Trump-era subpoenas for data on Democrat lawmakers suspected of leaking like sieves.  Here we go again, another BOGUS investigation.
  94. 2021 Thursday T: U.S. Senate News– U.S. Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says he will pass the federal budget sans any output by Republicans.  He could give a shit whether Republicans vote for the budget or they don’t.  Meanwhile, U.S. Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell dismisses Senator Joe Manchin’s, D-W. VA, stance on voting rights.  Everyone knows spineless Senator Manchin will drop to his knees before the fawning POS majority leader and do his bidding.
  95. 2021 Thursday U: Louisiana State News– Governor John Bel Edwards, D-LA, says the state will END enhanced unemployment benefits as of July 31, 2021.  It is time for Louisianans to return to work.  NOW.
  96. 2021 Thursday V: Texas State News– Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, and leaders of both political parties held a joint news conference today in which the state will make a down payment of $250 million to begin again the construction of the border wall along the frontier with Mexico.  What we anticipate is that if Texas and Arizona begin reinforcing their borders with corrupt Mexico, illegals will flood through New Mexico and California which will cause voters in those two states to demand better border security.  The American people will no longer stand for a tidal wave of bottom-of-the-barrel illegal aliens running amok in their country.  We are contributing to the effort to secure our southern border.   (Note- we think that Governor Abbott should bring in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio to run the desert gulags for the illegal aliens- HE knows how to make people NEVER want to break the law again…).  Meanwhile, Governor Abbott signs ‘constitutional carry’ into law meaning Texans do not have to have a concealed carry permit to carry a legal firearm.
  97. 2021 Thursday W: Economic News– Unemployment numbers surged UP last month by 412,000 new claims for jobless benefits.  Oh, no, Joe, your ‘economic plans’ are collapsing the economy.  Dumb ass.
  98. 2021 Thursday X: U.S. Military News– The Associated Press reports that since 2010 the U.S. military has ‘mysteriously’ lost more than 1,900 weapons.  Say what?  
  99. 2021 Thursday Y: Observation of the Day– In other news, it is becoming increasingly clear that our military no longer has combat-qualified officers leading it but political hacks and appointees working to destabilize it and then to rebuild it as an updated version of the RED ARMY.  How soon will we see political commissars appointed to monitor the minds and actions of the soldiers?  How soon will it be before we see troops falling back from overwhelming odds being machine-gunned by their commissars?  Don’t laugh, we bet the Russian military that morphed into becoming the Red Army never thought their leaders would be more concerned with politics than with fighting and most importantly, winning wars.  We would say that this is among the reasons we spent more than 20 years in the septic tank of Afghanistan or why when President Donald J. Trump assumed office back in January 2017 that we suddenly found out we had troops in more places- like Equatorial Africa and parts of the Middle East we had no clue we had troops.  What we are seeing is a combination of the Red Army married with wealth for the top positions while everyone else must fall into line, follow the political orders of the day while paying scant attention to fighting to win against diabolical enemies.  (Note- Chef Vicky- let me know what YOU think).  (Note #2- look at NASA- now we are concerned with putting the first women and people of color on the moon?  While that’s great, what if they aren’t as skilled as other astronauts?  That is not a mission I would ever seek to participate).
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The next album by the Beach Boys was a two-LP (back in the day) retrospective look at the group’s 10 years with their own label, Brother Records.  Thus, we get the crème de la crème of the albums running from “Sunflower” to “Keepin’ the Summer Alive” to even a cut from Dennis Wilson’s “Pacific Ocean Blue” all compiled on “Ten Years of Harmony,” an album that hit music store shelves on December 07, 1981.  Folks, if you have yet to avail your ears to the music of this phenomenal period of musical recordings by one of the all-time greatest American rock bands, well, this is a wonderful way in which you can do it so make sure you do it now.  You will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began promoting the music of Santana on Tuesday, 28-August-2012 through Tuesday, 23-October-2012.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed man and his band out wherever you can find them.

[ii] We promoted the music of Genesis and its members beginning on Tuesday, 02-April-2019 through Sunday, 15-September-2019.  This included not only the parent group but also Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Mike + the Mechanics, and Phil Collins.  Please, look for them.

[iii] We hope to promote the music of John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers soon.

[iv] We began promoting the music of Canned Heat on Sunday, 05-June-2011 through Sunday, 17-July-2011.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[v] 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.

[vi] When we do Electric Flag, we will do Al Kooper.

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

[viii] We presented the music of Quicksilver Messenger Service on two unique occasions.  The first commenced on Friday, 25-March-2011 through Monday, 04-April-2011.  The second cycle with newer albums began on Tuesday, 20-August-2013 through Monday, 02-September-2013.  We hope you will check the albums out by visiting whatever site you do for nothing but the absolute best in rock music.

[ix] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

[x] Not sure when exactly we will present the music of Elvin Bishop along with Electric Flag and Buddy Miles.

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

[xii] We hope we live long enough to promote the music of this legendary artist.

[xiii] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.

[xiv] Not sure as to when we promote the music of this amazing vocalist.  Within the next two decades is a plausible timeline…

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

[xvi] If we remain in publication long enough, we will promote the music of this famed group.

[xvii] We hope we live long enough (which at our ages is not a guarantee), we want to promote the music of Otis.  There was no one like him; there will never be another like him in the history of the world.

[xviii] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

[xix] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.  The album, “Tommy,” we promoted the album on Saturday, 08-August-2015.  We hope you will seek it and music by this band and its members out ASAP.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxxii] Dr. ‘Phony Tony” Fauci continues taking incoming fire from all sides and adamantly claims that ‘U.S. scientists did NOT suppress the TRUE Chi-Com Virus numbers’ as everyone now knows he did.  Again, HOW MUCH MONEY has this piece of duck dreck made on this lab-engineered pandemic?

151. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2022

2016 Tuesday: While the United States is always beating itself up over the fact that it had slaves, Reuters reports on this day the results of a report by the Global Slavery Index: the report estimates that people born into slavery NOW, sold into sex, debt, or labor bondage around the world are 45.8 million with India having the most slaves- 18.4 million and North Korea, the highest percentage of its population at 4.4-percent. Hell, everyone in North Korea is a slave.

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151. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2022:

Associate Justice Peter Vivian Daniel of the U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring; Chuck Berry, Dire Straits featuring Paul Franklin, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Mike Edwards, “Love Stinks” by the J. Geil’s Band, Led Zeppelin featuring John Bonham, and the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Roky Erickson:

  1. 70 Saturday: Roman troops and auxiliaries under the command of Generals Vespasian and his son, Titus, capture the first wall of Jerusalem during the Great Jewish War.
  2. 1634 Wednesday: The Massachusetts Colony annexes the neighboring Maine Colony.
  3. 1790 Monday: President George Washington signed into law the first U.S. copyright law.
  4. 1821 Thursday: The Cathedral of Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary, the first Catholic Church in the United States underwent dedication in Baltimore, Maryland.
  5. 1837 Wednesday: The Astor Hotel opens in New York City; it later became the Waldorf-Astoria.
  6. 1857 Sunday: In Desio, Milan, Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetta, future 259th Roman Catholic Pope Pius XI is born Achille Ambrogio Damiano Ratti.  He would become pontiff on February 06, 1922 and would guide the global flock from then until February 10, 1939.
  7. 1859 Tuesday: The Big Ben Clock Tower in London, England, went into operation, chiming for the first time.
  8. 1860 Thursday: The 28th Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court- Peter Vivian Daniel- Democrat- died in Richmond, Virginia, on this date.  President Martin Van Buren nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Philip Barbour.  He served from January 10, 1842, to May 31, 1860.
  9. 1868 Sunday: The first Memorial Day parade takes place in Ironton, Ohio.
  10. 1870 Tuesday: E.J. DeSemdt patents asphalt pavement.
  11. 1879 Saturday: Madison Square Garden in New York City opens for business on this date.
  12. 1884 Saturday: Dr. John Harvey Kellogg patents ‘flaked cereal.’
  13. 1887 Tuesday: In Elk City, Kansas, future 53rd U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from September 25, 1936, to June 20, 1940.
  14. 1889 Friday: Some 2,209 people perished when a dam break sent 20 million tons of water rushing through Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
  15. 1893 Wednesday: Whitcomb Judson of Chicago patents a hookless fastening device known as the ‘zipper.’
  16. 1900 Thursday: U.S. troops arrive in Beijing with other Western troops to put down the Boxer Rebellion.
  17. 1902 Saturday: Through the Treaty of Unity, the Boer War ends, and Great Britain annexes the Transvaal.
  18. 1907 Friday: The first taxicabs in the United States arrived in New York City.
  19. 1909 Monday: At the United Charities Building in New York City, the NAACP holds its first convention.
  20. 1910 Tuesday: The Union of South Africa underwent founding on this date.
  21. 1912 Friday: U.S. Marines land in Cuba to restore order.
  22. 1913 Saturday: Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan proclaimed the 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, providing for the popular election of senators to be in effect.
  23. 1915 Monday: A German zeppelin made an air raid on London, England.
  24. 1921 Tuesday: A race riot erupted in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as white mobs began looting and leveling the affluent black district of Greenwood over reports that a black man had assaulted a white woman in an elevator; hundreds are believed to have died in the senseless violence. 
  25. 1927 Tuesday: Ford Motor Company produced the last “Tin Lizzie” to begin production of the Model A.
  26. 1928 Thursday: The first aerial crossing of the Pacific Ocean occurs on this date from Oakland, California.
  27. 1935 Friday: A massive earthquake kills 50,000 in Quetta, Pakistan.
  28. 1940 Friday: The evacuation from Dunkirk continues today with the Brits rescuing more than 68,000 men from the beaches.  Several Royal Navy ships are sunk while others are injured.  Still, the flotilla of civilian ships joining with the navy continues no matter how badly the Luftwaffe pummels the beaches or the vessels attempting to save their fellow countrymen and allies. 
  29. 1941 Saturday: During the month of May 1941, the Allies sink 41 German U-Boats for a total tonnage of 325,000.  Elsewhere, Iraq surrenders to the British with the British imposing their will upon the pro-Nazi nation.  The Brits will remain in the country until well after the end of the Second World War.
  30. 1942 Sunday: The Afrika Korps is steamrolling over the British forces facing them.  The Germans have opened up their supply lines and victory looks as though it’s on the horizon.
  31. 1943 Monday: Mopping up operations continue on the Aleutian island of Attu.  Although a sideshow, fighting between American and Imperial Japanese forces has been fierce with the Japanese suffering most of the casualties in one-sided banzai charges and the like.
  32. 1944 Wednesday: Heavy fighting between Allied and German forces in Italy continues as the Allies continue making headway.  It would appear that the German defensive positions at the Caesar Line may not be stable enough to fend off Allied armored units. 
  33. 1945 Thursday: As fighting between returning French colonial forces and Arab revolutionaries continues, the British intervene in an attempt to stabilize the region.  They are, after all, having their own problems in Palestine with Arab nationalists there.  The Arabs know that the British are going to return Israel to the Jews, land given to them by God more than 3,000 years ago.
  34. 1947 Saturday: Communists grab power in former Nazi ally, Hungary.
  35. 1948 Monday: Jon Bonham, drummer of the rock group, Led Zeppelin[i], was born on this date in Redditch, Worcestershire, Great Britain, as was cellist Mike Edwards who played with the Electric Light Orchestra[ii] from 1972-75.  Edwards was born in West London.
  36. 1949 Tuesday: Former State Department official and accused spy Alger Hiss, charged with lying under oath, went on trial in New York.  The jury eventually deadlocked on the charges, and Hiss underwent trial later and this time, the jury convicted him.
  37. 1954 Monday: Future pedal steel guitarist, Paul Franklin, who would play with the British band, Dire Straits[iii], was born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date.
  38. 1955 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) orders school integration “with all deliberate speed.”
  39. 1961 Wednesday: South Africa became an independent republic as it withdrew from the British Commonwealth.  Meanwhile, Chuck Berry’s amusement park, “Berryland” opens in St. Louis, Missouri, opens.
  40. 1962 Thursday: In Israel, a few minutes before midnight, former Nazi official Adolph Eichmann met his fate at the hands of the hangman for his role in the Holocaust.
  41. 1964 Sunday: In a game that took 7 hours and 32 minutes to complete, the San Francisco Giants defeat the New York Mets 8-6 in 23 innings.
  42. 1965 Monday: Jim Clark becomes the first foreigner in 49 years to win the Indianapolis 500.
  43. 1970 Sunday: A magnitude 7.9 earthquake in Peru claimed an estimated 67,000 lives.
  44. 1977 Tuesday: The Trans-Alaska oil pipeline, three years in the making despite objections from environmentalists and Alaska natives, was completed.  Twenty days later, the first oil began flowing through it.
  45. 1979 Thursday: Zimbabwe declares its independence.
  46. 1980 Saturday: “Love Stinks” by the J. Geils’ Band[iv] peaks at #38 on the charts.
  47. 1983 Tuesday: In the 37th NBA Finals, the Philadelphia 76ers sweeps the Los Angeles Lakers in four games.
  48. 1985 Friday: At least 88 people lost their lives, more than 1,000 injured, as over 40 tornadoes swept through parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Ontario, Canada, during an 8-hour period.   
  49. 1987 Sunday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Edmonton Oilers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4 games to 3.
  50. 1990 Thursday: The situation comedy “Seinfeld” began airing as a regular series on NBC-TV.
  51. 2005 Tuesday: The federal government finally reveals Watergate Scandal figure, “Deep Throat” as former FBI agent, W. Mark Felt.
  52. 2011 Tuesday: The government of Great Britain becomes one of the first major nations in the world to confirm that it is indeed working at developing cyberwarfare weapons with which to cripple its enemies should they be attacked.
  53. 2012 Thursday: Former Democratic Party Presidential candidate John Edwards wins acquittal on one count of corruption while the judge declares a mistrial on the other five counts.
  54. 2013 Friday: In Italy, health officials announce the first case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), the coronavirus on this date.  Meanwhile, the 1998 QE 2, asteroid measuring 1.7 million miles across, and its moon pass within 3.6 million miles of the Earth.
  55. 2014 Saturday: Spain will increase spending in an $8.2 billion program aimed to stimulate economic growth; the country has been working to overcome an unemployment rate of 25%, but recent reports have shown an encouraging decline in jobless claims.
  56. 2015 Sunday:  According to Brainy History, parts of the U.S. Patriot Act, including authorization of the collection of bulk phone data by the National Security Administration, expire due to lack of agreement in the Senate regarding extension.  Meanwhile, Russia announces that it will join with its overlord the People’s Republic of China to participate in naval exercises in the South China Sea in May 2016.
  57. 2016 Tuesday: While the United States is always beating itself up over the fact that it had slaves, Reuters reports on this day the results of a report by the Global Slavery Index: the report estimates that people born into slavery NOW, sold into sex, debt, or labor bondage around the world are 45.8 million with India having the most slaves- 18.4 million and North Korea, the highest percentage of its population at 4.4-percent.  Hell, everyone in North Korea is a slave.  Still, American liberals ignore these horrible stats while crying about something that was widespread practice back during the Age of Exploration and Colonialism.  Stop with the sniveling. 
  58. 2017 Wednesday: The so-called ‘religion of peace’ Islam is up to its old tricks as usual- terrorists carry out a suicide attack near the German embassy in Kabul that sends 90 unsuspecting believers up to hang with Allah sooner than any of them anticipated and causes another 461 unfortunate souls to wish they went with them.  What a lovely faith.  Time for a reformation…
  59. 2018 Thursday: In Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors beat the surprisingly competitive Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 124-114 by capitalizing on Cleveland’s mistakes and then making them pay for them in overtime.
  60. 2019 Friday: In Austin, Texas, famous guitarist/vocalist with the acid rock band, the 13th Floor Elevators dies at age 71.  In and out of mental institutions over the course of his life due to psychedelic drug use, he will forever live on in the minds of fans around the globe.
  61. 2020 Sunday: What the AICPENDBLOG.COM believes to be Communist China-well-funded and Democratic Party well-orchestrated and coordinated riots continue occurring in cities across the country, big and small.  The time is NOW for the government to regain control of the cities by putting the military into the streets.  Time to tell the People’s Republic of China that NEUTRON BOMBS will soon be on the way.  Is this the ‘second revolution?’ Will we throw this scum back or will we allow them to topple our government and then aid Beijing to control the world?  President Trump has said that ANTIFA is a domestic terrorist organization which we have said for several years now.  Time to crush the scumbags.
  62. 2020 Sunday A: Communist China’s gift to the world, COVID-19 continues causing problems, but you would not know it what with everyone out in the streets rioting, looting, burning, and killing.  Here are the global statistics for today: 6,152,160 confirmed cases, 371,700 confirmed deaths, and 2,637,496 confirmed recoveries.  Thank you, Comrade Xi!
  63. 2020 Sunday B: Here are the Wuhan Bat Virus statistics for the United States: 1,825,803 confirmed cases, 105,770 confirmed deaths, and 398,283 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, California first: 110,583 confirmed cases, 4,213 confirmed deaths, and ZERO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Politics as usual.  Next, here are the stats for Hawaii: 651 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 606 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for the Evergreen State: 21,634 confirmed cases, 1,118 confirmed deaths, and like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Here are the stats for Washington D.C. just to do something different: 8,801 confirmed cases, 466 confirmed deaths, but like other leftist places, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  64. 2020 Sunday C: The city of Chicago experiences its worst day for homicides in 60 years what with 18 people being shot and killed in a single day.  What is wrong with the Windy City?  Why won’t liberal loony Mayor Lori Lightfoot step up and do the job the voters elected her to do?  The woman is a loser and must go via a recall election.  NOW!
  65. 2021 Monday Memorial Day: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 171,384,071 confirmed cases, +352,201, 3,564,522  confirmed deaths, +7,718 and 153,895,843 confirmed recoveries, +617,783.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,048,800 confirmed cases, UP 5,141 from yesterday’s reporting, 609,767 confirmed deaths, UP 223,[v] and 27,863,665 confirmed recoveries, UP 22,848.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  66. 2021 Monday Memorial Day A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 291,821 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 167,788 deaths  
  67. 2021 Monday Memorial Day B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,789,660 confirmed cases, 63,247 confirmed deaths, and 2,054,305 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,320,818 confirmed cases, 36,774 confirmed deaths, and 1,943,113 confirmed recoveries (same for several days now).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,276 confirmed cases, 500 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 438,015 confirmed cases, 5,829 confirmed deaths, and 212,777 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Massachusetts: they have 706,945 confirmed cases, 17,872 confirmed deaths, and 682,371 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  68. 2021 Monday Memorial Day C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,475 confirmed cases, 6,412 confirmed deaths, and 832,713 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Afghanistan, home of the never-ending war: 72,981 cases of the virus, 2,974 confirmed deaths and 57,629 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  69. 2021 Monday Memorial Day D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,529.45, UP 64.81 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,748.74, UP 12.46 points (+0.091%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,204.11, UP 3.23 points (+0.077%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.63 per barrel, +0.31 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.70 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $28.07 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.18%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,184.40 per troy oz, +2.00 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.67 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,822.33 per troy oz, +17.19 (+0.61%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $24,750.00 per troy oz., +2000.00 (+8.79%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Comorian Franc, one greenback equals 403.29 and in Congolese Franc, a buck equals 1,983.77 and in Costa Rican Colón, one dollar equals 613.22 of theirs.[xii]     In other business news, Hawaii has the highest unemployment rate in the country followed by California.  
  70. 2021 Monday Memorial Day E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.201 per gallon, $2.863 in Florida, $3.917 in Hawaii, and $3.575 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Colorado: $3.123.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Suriname: $3.191 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,352,192,754,652 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  71. 2021 Monday Memorial Day F: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information–  Yesterday- and it must have been painful for him to say it- ABC’s Jon Karl said that ‘even if President Donald J. Trump says it does not mean it’s a lie.’  He was referring to President Trump placing the blame for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu squarely where it lays- on the Chi-Coms in general and the Wuhan Institute of Virology in particular.   Next, a California café owner has initiated a fee for anyone choosing to wear a mask in the establishment.   Moving on, the Biden regime is sending one million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to our South Korean allies.  Finally, the World Health Organization is studying reforms with which to strengthen the organization- cut the Chi-Coms out of it, that will work wonders.
  72. 2021 Monday Memorial Day G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Joe Biden is naming Caroline Kennedy to become U.S. ambassador to Australia.  (Note- better than Rahm Emanuel).  Next, U.S. intel reports that two Iranian vessels may be bound for Venezuela, a country where they are not supposed to visit.   Meanwhile, a former U.S. Marine is being sought by the Spanish government over his breaking into the North Korean embassy.  The Biden administration is weighing sending him to the Spaniards who may then send him to North Korea.  Speaking of North Korea, their government is slamming Joe Biden’s lifting of missile development restrictions on South Korea as being ‘hostile U.S. policy.’  Finally, Israeli Defense Forces head Benny Gantz is fearful over the possibility of assassination or civil war breaking out over the possible end of Benjamin Netanyahu’s time as head of state.
  73. 2021 Monday Memorial Day H: Political News I– Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-TX 2nd congressional district, has created a new website for whistleblowers in the U.S. military to expose the WOKE bull crap occurring within their ranks.  Next, following a walk-out by the Democrats at the state house in Texas, Governor Greg Abbott, GOP, is going to halt their paychecks.  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sparks 2024 rumors what with a trip to Iowa.   In other utterly disturbing news, Governor Doug Ducey, RINO-AZ, has vetoed 22 bills including election security and anti-Critical Race Theory bills.  And you had questions about this loser being a RINO…
  74. 2022 Tuesday: Let us hope today is a slow news day…

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This artwork is #0847 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Hot Sunset.”  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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Following “Sunflower,” the next Beach Boys album is “Surf’s Up,” an album that came out on August 30, 1971.  This is a phenomenal record, one that features every band member contributing lead vocals with the exception of Dennis.  The album features the same lineup as the preceding one: Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  The album is excellent all the way through with the exception of one peculiar track which we will get to.  The album opens with “Don’t Go Near the Water” sung by Mike, Al, and Brian followed by one of Carl Wilson’s all-time greatest, “Long Promised Road,” followed by “Take a Load off Your Feet” sung by Brian and Al followed by one of Bruce Johnston’s best, “Disney Girls 1957.”  Closing side one out is a remake of an old Lieber and Stoller song, “Riot in Cell Block Number 9” only done as “Student Demonstration Time” sung by Mike Love.  Side two opens with another Carl Wilson classic, “Feel Flows” followed by “Lookin’ at Tomorrow (A Welfare Song)” sung by Al followed by the extremely strange “A Day in the Life of a Tree” sung by two of Brian’s lyricists and Al.  Take this one for what you will.  The final two songs, “Til’ I Die” sung by Carl, Brian, and Mike is absolutely stunning followed by the final cut, one from Brian’s ‘Smile’ project, “Surf’s Up,” sung by Carl, Brian, and Al.  Absolutely amazing from start almost to the finish which is why we hope everyone will seek it out, give it a good listen, and to make it a part of your daily listening rotation.   You will be glad you did.

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[i] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

[ii] We look forward to presenting the music of Electric Light Orchestra sometime within the next 1-2 years

[iii] We hope to promote the music of Dire Straits within the next decade.

[iv] We hope to present the music of the J. Geil’s Band at some point within the next five years.  One of the great American bands, they most certainly deserve to be heard and celebrated by the readership of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

111. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2022

28. 1954 Wednesday: The People’s Army is launching an all-out assault on the Foreign Legion held strongpoint of Huguette 1. The communists have labored to dig approach trenches right up to the wire as well as to pull in heavy weapons for close range support. According to some Legion survivors, the last that was seen of their comrades was that they were fighting back-to-back atop the command bunker, throwing back one human wave assault after another of howling communists until finally, everything fell into silence. Still, the fighting at Dien Bien Phu will continue.

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111. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2022:

San Jacinto Day (Texas) and Administrative Professionals Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Alfred Moore and Henry Baldwin; U.S. Treasury Secretary John Adams Dix; “Heartbreak Hotel” by Elvis Presley, Eric Burdon and the Animals and Family featuring John Weider, Fairport Convention featuring Sandy Denny, and the Four Seasons featuring Joe LaBracio:

  1. 753 B.C.: Romulus and Remus founded Rome on this date (the traditional date).
  2. 1073 Monday: The reign of the 156th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander II ended on this date.  He first became pontiff on September 30, 1061, and led his flock on its journey to be one with Christ.
  3. 1509 Wednesday: England’s King Henry VII died; his seventeen-year-old son, Henry VIII succeeded him.
  4. 1536 Tuesday: Thomas Cromwell began to plot the downfall of the wife of King Henry VII of England, Anne Boleyn.
  5. 1649 Wednesday: The Maryland Assembly passed the Maryland Toleration Act, which provided for freedom of worship for all Christians.
  6. 1689 Thursday: William III and Mary Stuart are proclaimed king and queen of England.
  7. 1789 Tuesday: John Adams took the oath of office as the first vice president of the United States.
  8. 1794 Monday: The state of New York declares Ellis Island publicly owned so that the construction of forts to guard against British intrusion on this date.
  9. 1800 Monday: The 12th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Alfred Moore took his place on the high court on this date.  A Federalist, President John Adams nominated Moore to fill the seat of Associate Justice James Iredell.  He served from today until January 26, 1804.
  10. 1836 Thursday: An army of Texans led by Sam Houston defeated the Mexicans at San Jacinto, assuring Texas independence.
  11. 1844 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the 22nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Baldwin died.  President Andrew Jackson nominated the Democratic-Republican to succeed Associate Justice Bushrod Washington.  He served from 01-06-1830 to 04-21-1844.
  12. 1856 Monday: For the first time in the history of the nation, a rail train crossed the Mississippi River between Davenport, Iowa, and Rock Island, Illinois.
  13. 1862 Monday: By an act of Congress, the Denver Mint undergoes establishment on this date.
  14. 1865 Friday: The funeral train carrying the body of slain President Abraham Lincoln departs Washington, D.C., bound for Illinois.
  15. 1879 Monday: In New York City, N.Y., the former 24th U.S. Treasury Secretary John Adams Dix died at age 80.  A Democrat and then a Republican he served under President James Buchanan from January 15, 1861, to March 06, 1861.
  16. 1910 Thursday: Author Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, died in Redding, Connecticut at age 74.
  17. 1918 Sunday: Baron Manfred von Richtofen, the German ace known as the “Red Baron,” died in action during World War I.  The fighter ace’s luck finally ran out when Canadian fighter pilot Arthur Roy Brown took him out.  His son would serve on the Eastern Front in World War II.
  18. 1926 Wednesday: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II was born in Mayfair, London; she was the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, who later became King George VI and the Queen Mother.
  19. 1930 Monday: A fire broke out inside the overcrowded Ohio Penitentiary in Columbus, Ohio, killing 332 inmates.
  20. 1935 Sunday: King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties.
  21. 1940 Sunday: Gradually, Norwegian, and British and French forces are being rolled up by the Germans in the conquest of Norway.  The Germans are inexorable and the Allies increasingly weak. 
  22. 1941 Monday: Greece surrenders to the forces of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.  In East Africa, the fighting around Dessie between South African forces and Fascist Italians continues with heavy fighting.  The Italians know their dreams of an East African empire are nearing an end, their holdings being part of what is derisively called a ‘collection of deserts’- Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somaliland, and Libya.
  23. 1942 Tuesday: The first edition of “The Stranger” (L’Etranger), Albert Camus’ highly influential absurdist novel, was published in Nazi-occupied Paris by Gallimard.
  24. 1944 Friday: Field Marshal Badoglio begins the formation of a coalition government in newly-liberated Italy. 
  25. 1945 Saturday: During World War II, the Red Army finally arrives outside the Nazi capital of Berlin.
  26. 1947 Monday: John Weider, future bassist and violinist with the British rock bands, Family[i] and Eric Burdon and the Animals[ii], was born on this date in London, England.
  27. 1951 Saturday: The Rochester Royals beat the New York Knicks in Game Seven of the second NBA Finals’ by a score of 79-74 to win the series four games to three.
  28. 1954 Wednesday: The People’s Army is launching an all-out assault on the Foreign Legion held strongpoint of Huguette 1.  The communists have labored to dig approach trenches right up to the wire as well as to pull in heavy weapons for close range support.  According to some Legion survivors, the last that was seen of their comrades was that they were fighting back-to-back atop the command bunker, throwing back one human wave assault after another of howling communists until finally, everything fell into silence.  Still, the fighting at Dien Bien Phu will continue.
  29. 1955 Thursday: The Jerome Lawrence-Robert Lee play “Inherit the Wind,” inspired by the Scopes Trial of 1925, opened at the National Theater in New York.
  30. 1956 Saturday: Elvis Presley’s[iii] first hit record, “Heartbreak Hotel,” went No. 1.
  31. 1960 Thursday: Brazil inaugurated its new capital, Brasilia, transferring the seat of national government from Rio de Janeiro.
  32. 1961 Friday: While fighting to keep Algeria a French possession, the French army stages a revolt due to political tensions swirling around its presence in the North African country and the mood of the people back at home.
  33. 1967 Friday: The daughter of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin—Svetlana Alliuyeva defected while on a visit to New York City.
  34. 1971 Wednesday: In Akron, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a KO of opponent, Mac Harrison, at the 1:16 minute mark of the 2nd round in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight boxing match.  This put Shavers’ record to 24-2.
  35. 1972 Friday: Apollo 16 astronauts John W. Young and Charles M. Duke, Jr., explored the surface of the moon.
  36. 1975 Tuesday: The last president of South Vietnam, Nguyen Van Thieu, resigned after 10 years in office.  He quickly made his way out of the country as the North Vietnamese steamrolled over his troops.
  37. 1976 Thursday: Clinical trials of the swine flux vaccine began in Washington, D.C. on this date.
  38. 1977 Friday: The musical play “Annie,” based on the “Little Orphan Annie” comic strip, opened on Broadway, beginning a run of 2,377 performances.
  39. 1978 Saturday: Famed British rock vocalist with Fairport Convention[iv] (guitars/keyboards/vocals 1968-69 / 1974-75) and who performed on “Led Zeppelin IV[v],” Sandy Denny, died in Wimbledon, England, from complications resulting from a tumble down the stairs at her home; she was 31-years-old.  
  40. 1980 Monday: Rosie Ruiz was the first woman to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon; however, race officials later exposed the skank as a fraud.  Canadian Jacqueline Gareau later became the actual winner of the women’s race.
  41. 1984 Saturday: Doctors in France announced on this date that they might have discovered the virus that causes HIV-AIDS. 
  42. 1986 Monday: Live on national TV, sensationalist reporter, Geraldo Rivera opens Al Capone’s secret vault to find…nothing!
  43. 1987 Tuesday: For the first time, the U.S. Postal Service offered special occasion stamps, with “Happy Birthday” and “Get Well” among the first offered.
  44. 1992 Tuesday: Robert Alton Harris became the first person executed by the State of California in 25 years as the executioner put him to death in the gas chamber for the murder of two teen-age boys, John Mayeski and Michael Baker.
  45. 1994 Thursday: Astronomer Alexander Wolszczan announced the first discoveries of extrasolar planets.  Elsewhere, Jackie Parker became the first woman to qualify to fly an F-16 combat plane.
  46. 1996 Sunday: The Chicago Bulls won their record 72nd game.
  47. 1998 Tuesday: Astronomers in Washington announced that they had discovered possible signs of a new family of planets orbiting star 220 light-years away from Earth.
  48. 2003 Monday: Scott Peterson pleaded not guilty in the deaths of his pregnant wife, Laci, and their unborn son. 
  49. 2004 Wednesday: In the Iraqi city of Basra, jihadists set off a series of car bombs outside three police stations that blow 68 people to commune with Allah sooner than planned and wound another 100 or so people, many of whom probably wished they could visit with the Big Guy.  Many of the victims were school-aged children and when British troops showed up to aid the victims, onlookers pelted them with stones and invective. 
  50. 2005 Thursday: Iranians- as bat crap crazy as always- see 400 ‘volunteers’ for overseas operations in ‘occupied territories’ sign up.  They pledge to give their lives in carrying out suicide missions against the ‘Crusaders’ overrunning their world.  Folks, Jews, and Christians lived in the Holy Land longer than pedophile Mohammad and his satanic religion so if anyone must be expelled from the ‘Holy Lands,’ it should be the Mohammedans.
  51. 2006 Friday: The United Kingdom and its Commonwealth celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 80th birthday today.  Congratulations, Mum!
  52. 2007 Saturday: Due to concerns of imminent terrorist activities in the Philippines, both the United States and Australia issues warnings for their citizens NOT to visit the country.   Elsewhere, an Egyptian court sentences Mohammed al-Attar to prison for 15 years.  His crime you may ask.  They said he was spying for the Mossad. 
  53. 2008 Monday: The U.S. Coast Guard reports that a leaky boat carrying Haitians capsizes near the Bahamas with at least 20 dead and numerous others missing.  Elsewhere, in Iraq, crazed Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr tells both the Iraqi government and the U.S. occupiers that IF persecution of his people does not stop and NOW, they will risk open war with his fervent militias.   Speaking of Iraq, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice visits Baghdad on an unannounced visit and congratulates the Iraqis on the decent job they are doing to thwart jihadis from running amok.
  54. 2009 Tuesday: Calling on Americans to volunteer, President Barack Obama signed a $5.7 billion national service bill tripling the size of the AmeriCorps service program.   Meanwhile, Yahoo is struggling to survive and announces between 600 and 700 jobs are going to be slashed.
  55. 2010 Wednesday: France is taking a bold step on behalf of women’s rights as President Nicolas Sarkozy leads the charge against the niqab, the horrible black garment worn by some Muslim women that covers them from head to toe with minimal slits for their eyes.  Good.  Throw this barbarous garment onto the landfill.  Western countries should not tolerate evil s**t like this.
  56. 2011 Thursday: By order of an Egyptian court, the name of Egypt’s former President, Hosni Mubarak, is stripped from public spaces, schools, and streets.   Elsewhere, Chi-Com truckdrivers in Shanghai are staging a second day of protests against rising inflation and crap-assed wages.  (Note- you folks may soon find yourselves on the way to Xinjiang Province).
  57. 2012 Saturday: Playing against the Seattle Mariners, Chicago White Sox pitcher, Philip Humber, pitches the 21st perfect game in MLB history and the third perfect game in team history.  Elsewhere, following the problems the Secret Service experienced at the 6th Annual Summit of the Americas in Colombia where agents engaged the services of Colombian hotties while on site protecting President Barack Hussein Obama, three more agents are fired.
  58. 2013 Sunday:  Due to disorderly conduct, police in Atlanta, Georgia, arrest actress Reese Witherspoon.  Elsewhere, North Korea announces that it’s going to move two more missile launchers to its east coast for an upcoming missile test.  Of course, the entire world is shocked and horrified.   Meanwhile, Nigeria and Boko Haram jihadist thugs are doing battle with one another resulting in nearly 200 people being killed.  (Note- this is what God gave mankind the neutron bomb for: for eliminating Islamist garbage).
  59. 2014 Monday:  The New York Knicks fire Coach Mike Woodson after a season in which the Knicks began as champions and ended with elimination.  Elsewhere Russian separatists n the eastern Ukraine claim that two of their number have been pulled from a river, covered in stab wounds.  This is a horrendous outrage and of course the Russians are angry.  Like the Nazis in 1939 prior to the invasion of Poland also needed a pretext for invasion and so they engineered one.  Vladimir Putin is a good student.  (Note- the Russians probably killed a couple of Chechens).
  60. 2015 Tuesday: Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, a true jihadist if one ever existed, receives a 20-year stint in an Egyptian hoosegow for hundreds of protesters he had killed when he was the nation’s president.   Elsewhere, following the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland, the U.S. Department of Justice announces that it is going to launch a federal investigation into the incident.
  61. 2016 Thursday: Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times, was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis; he was 57 years old.   Elsewhere, in the War on Terror, the Nigerian army is doing the job that must be done.  In Kaduna state at the village of Zaria, Amnesty International claims that the Nigerian military murdered 350 Boko Haram militants and then bulldozed their corpses into a mass grave.  Good riddance.  Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 90th birthday.
  62. 2017 Friday: The Taliban carries out a successful terror attack on a government base in Mazar-al-Shariff in which they slay more than 100 government troops.  Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 91st birthday.  God bless you, Mum!
  63. 2018 Saturday: North Korea announced that it would suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of its summit with South Korea and the United States.  Meanwhile, the United States remembered Barbara Bush as the “first lady of the Greatest Generation” during a funeral in Houston attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other mourners. 
  64. 2019 Easter Sunday: “Climate activist” Greta Thunberg[vi] speaks at an “Extinction Rebellion” where like-minded, Kool-Aid-drinking (and modern-day Hitler Jugend-like brain-dead zombies) terrorize the city of London.  Waterloo Bridge had been closed for four days as legions of youthful nuts occupied it as they demonstrated their mass insanity over the impending DOOM of the world.  Yeah, right.  Elsewhere, ISIS carries out a string of bombings in Sri Lanka, attacking churches and hotels where Christians might be.  At least 359 people are killed outright with another 500 ore more seriously wounded.  The United States and Pope Francis condemn the attacks.
  65. 2020 Tuesday: COVID-19 Morning Update–  The confirmed world cases of the Chinese Wuhan Virus Crisis are 2,501,156 what with the confirmed number of global deaths sitting at 171,810 but 659,737 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we acknowledge a total confirmed cases at 800,932 with 43,006 confirmed deaths but 73,379 confirmed recoveries.  As for the Chinese statistics, IF you enjoy fairy tales, IF you enjoy fantasy fiction, the communist government claims 88,423 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries, pretty much the same as yesterday’s number and the day before that and so on and so forth.  Let this be a life lesson to everyone that communists, socialists, democratic-socialists, and every other left-wing ideology always lie to cover their tracks.  Do not believe anything the False China says.  Meanwhile, word continues trickling out that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ‘recovering from a cardiac event or cardiac surgery which could be true just as he might be dead due to the ill effects of a coup.  We will remain vigilant and report the truth when we learn it.
  66. 2020 Tuesday A: COVID-19 Evening Update– As of tonight, the world claims 2,563,384 confirmed cases of China’s lab-engineered virus, the Kung Flu.  The world stats show there are 177,415 confirmed deaths what with 681,477 confirmed recoveries.  IN the United States, there are 824,698 confirmed cases what with 45,297 confirmed deaths, and 75,050 confirmed recoveries.  As for the world’s ‘friends,’ the communist Chinese, they still claim 88,423 confirmed cases what with 4,632 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  As we say, “Communists always lie and so the Chinese continue doing so.”  Soon, they will be paying the price as almost every nation encircling the globe is suffering from this unnecessary disaster. 
  67. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 STATISTICS For The Planet As A Whole: 143,012,106 confirmed cases, +1,198,849, 3,046,149  confirmed deaths, +18,967, and 81,979,884 confirmed recoveries, +863,743.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,039,261 confirmed cases, UP 160,965 from yesterday’s reporting, 574,418 confirmed deaths, UP 1,717, and 119,049,871 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.[vii] 
  68. 2021 Wednesday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 250,546 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Speaking of ‘Vegetable Joe,’ he has some cockamamie plan with which to offer tax credits to people getting the Chi-Vi vaccines.  Speaking of the Bat Flu vaccines, the FDA has found multiple irregularities in the plant manufacturing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine what with peeling paint, rodent droppings, and other things in need of correction.  NO wonder people are getting flipping blood clots (not to mention that the J & J vaccine utilizes fetal tissue culled from aborted fetuses for both manufacturing and testing.  This ain’t good, folks).
  69. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,723,271 confirmed cases, 61,083 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,184,354 confirmed cases, 34,616 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,817 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 390,415 confirmed cases, 5,451 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Nebraska, the home of the Cornhuskers: they have 217,108 confirmed cases, 2,349 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[viii]   
  70. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,357 confirmed cases, 6,345 confirmed deaths, and 828,902 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Paraguay, the home of many escaped World War II Nazis: 255,046 cases of the virus, 5,470 confirmed deaths and 209,754 confirmed recoveries.[ix]    
  71. 2021 Wednesday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,137.31, UP 316.01 points (+0.93%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,950.22, UP 163.95 points (+1.19%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,173.42, UP 38.48 points (+0.98%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.14 per barrel, -0.22 (-0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $1,795.20 per troy oz., +2.10 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $26.62 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.19%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,219.50 per troy oz, +4.80 (+0.40%) while the price of COPPER is $4.29 per pound, +0.01 (+0.15%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,875.05 per troy oz, +113.32 (+4.10%).[xi] The price of RHODIUM is $29,500.00 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%).[xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.89.     In Indonesian Rupiah, one greenback equals 14,525.00 and in Iranian Rial, a buck equals 42,000.00.[xiii]   
  72. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Three States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.976 per gallon, $2.814 in Florida, $3.755 in Hawaii, and $3.390 in Washington state.[xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Massachusetts: $2.757.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,197,874,203,119 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.  
  73. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Ongoing Border Catastrophe– Things are going to hell along the southern border that Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, RINO, is calling up the National Guard and deploying them to his state’s border with Mexico.  In fact, Senators Mark Kelly, D-AZ, and Kyrsten Sinema support the governor’s efforts to halt the invasion.   Meanwhile, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle want to know WHEN Joe Biden or “Kooky Kamala” Harris is going to visit the border and behold the BORDER CATASTROPHE that is occurring there 24/7.  This must stop.  NOW.
  74. 2021 Wednesday G: Crime And Punishment News / U.S. Department Of Justice News–  Senile old hag, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, continues blathering on about how ‘great it was for George Floyd to give up his life and to call out for his mama’ as he lay dying beneath the knee of convicted murderer and former Police Officer Derek Chauvin.  The leftists being what they are ALWAYS require martyrs so they can forge ahead with their sick agenda and poor Mr. Floyd was just another brick in the Democratic-Socialists’ wall.  Speaker Pelosi must lose her seat in 2022.  Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland announced that the feds are launching an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department in a renewed drive to federalize as many police departments as possible.  This is what socialist-communist societies do, they bump up local law enforcement to federal level so they can then move them around- like the People’s Republic of China- so that law enforcement has NO ties to the communities they serve which leads to greater police brutality and mistreatment of the citizenry.  You can count on it.  This is precisely what the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (or whatever BS name it goes by) is all about, federalizing ALL local and state law enforcement.  In other crime news, following the police shooting of a young black female attacking another with a butcher knife in Columbus, Ohio, last night, Democrats and their ‘tool’s like LeBron James are screeching for blood.  Someone, please, kick LeBron’s stupid ass.  Finally, a Virginia cop was fired- we repeat, FIRED- for donating $25 to Kyle Rittenhouse’s defense fund.  WTF?  Lt. William Kelly, an internal affairs officer in the Norfolk, Virginia, police department was terminated when his superiors learned of this callous doing in a FREE country.  Wow.
  75. 2021 Wednesday H: Crime And Punishment News Ii– After the Chauvin verdict yesterday, ‘peaceful protesters,’ aka Antifa, in Portland, Oregon, assaulted people on the street, set Starbucks stores ablaze, and attacked cops on the street.  Speaking of Officer Chauvin, he is being held in protective custody, i.e., in solitary confinement, to protect him from his fellow inmates.   Meanwhile, the four detestable skanks of the Squad, Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th congressional district, Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, DS-MN 5th congressional district, Rashida “Foul Mouth” Tlaib, DS-MI 13th congressional district, Ayanna “Chrome Dome” Pressley, DS-MA 7th congressional district, and newbie Cori “The B***h” Bush, DS-MO 1st congressional district, are driving up race hatred across the country while having the taxpayers spend tens of thousands of dollars to PROTECT THEM.  
  76. 2021 Wednesday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– In the case of ‘comfort women’ used by Imperial Japanese forces in the Pacific during World War II, South Korea- a country from which many of the sex slaves were taken- sides with Japan.   Speaking of South Korea, President Moon Jae-in says that ‘President Donald J. Trump failed to solve the North Korean problem.’  Uh, okay, but he gave it a better shot than any president since Ronald Reagan.   Next, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that the Chi-Coms WON’T reduce carbon emissions, nor will they slow their growth as the United States will willingly do.’  He is 100-percent correct.
  77. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden Administration News I– Joe Biden is sending members of his Cabinet out to the various states to shill for his INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN, the one that costs $3.2 trillion, that very few want.   Speaking of the faux president, the Associate Press reports that Joe Biden plans to halve CO2 emissions by 2030 which means higher energy costs, less energy reliability, and a diminished middle class.   Next, Joe Biden plans to use his upcoming address to a joint session of Congress supposedly sometime in May to push for POLICE REFORM across the country.   Meanwhile, a stuttering and stammering Joe Biden says that he believes the bar to ‘convict cops is too high.’   Maybe you should zip your lips until AFTER justice has occurred there, Mr. Faux President.
  78. 2021 Wednesday K: Political News I– Book publishers, Simon & Schuster announce that they reject a petition demanding they DON’T publish a book by Vice President Mike R. Pence.  They are going to move ahead with publication, damn the torpedoes.  Next, RINO King former Governor Chris “Krispy Kreme” Christie, N.J., says he could run for the White House in 2024.  It will be to YOUR embarrassment there, Big Boy.  Speaking of New Jersey, they are going to permit Gender “X” on the state’s driver’s licenses and identification cards.  Oh, goodie, kowtowing to the freaks yet again.   Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says that failing to censure Congresswoman Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, DS-CA 43rd congressional district, yesterday has weakened both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Department of Justice.  As you know, she went to Minneapolis, Minnesota, over the weekend to stir up a lynch mob and to intimidate the jury in the trial of now-convicted murderer, Derek Chauvin.
  79. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News II– It appears that Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, RINO, is becoming vulnerable amid ongoing attacks by President Donald J. Trump.  Former Democrat-turned-Republican and former state Representative Vernon Jones, GA 91st district,  is in a powerful position to knock Governor Kemp out in the primary election of next year.  Meanwhile, ever-drooling, nonagenarian House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, is floating the idea of a BIPARTISAN January 06, 2021, Commission to get to the bottom of the False Flag, Antifa-and-Black Lives Matter-infiltrated Trump supporters that then became a mob and stormed Capitol Hill.  (Note- it does not require loads of intelligence to visualize that most of those people storming the Capitol, waving Confederate flags and what not weren’t crazed leftists bent on intimidating true protesters, lawmakers, and the American people into accepting what they know was stolen: the 2020 Presidential Election).  
  80. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News III–  Next, the FBI releases a report on the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st congressional district, the one that occurred on June 14, 2007, in Alexandria, Virginia, when a crazed BERNIE SANDERS VOTER attacked a baseball practice for House Republicans.  The FBI decided that the slain shooter, James Hodgkinson wanted to carry out a…wait for it…suicide by cop.  That’s right, that’s what the esteemed Federal Bureau of Investigation- in the hands of ‘highly capable’ Director Chris Wray pulled out of their hat.  What a deduction.  How sad is our world today?  Our government has become fully corrupted and it’s a shocking thing to behold for patriots.
  81. 2021 Wednesday N: California Lottery Results– Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3553 with a $40 million jackpot on the line: 03, 12, 17, 41, 42, and Mega 23.  Out of 114,936 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $40,636.   The winning ticket was sold at Fast Stop in Lake View Terrace, CA 91342.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #838 with a $90 million pot up for grabs: 21, 25, 32, 63, 67, and Powerball 06.  Out of 50,586 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $27,206.
  82. 2021 Wednesday O: In Long Beach Township, New Jersey, former member of the Four Seasons- bassist Joe LaBracio, aka Joe Long (1965-1975)- died at age 88.
  83. 2022 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 507,641,496 confirmed cases, +850,060, 6,235,358 confirmed deaths, +3,748 and 459,886,859 confirmed recoveries, +995,697. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,552,772 confirmed cases, UP 74,374 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,017,583 confirmed deaths, UP 616,[xvi] and 80,344,422 confirmed recoveries, UP to 37,975.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xvii]
  84. 2022 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 568,290 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 203,535 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 456 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  85. 2022 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,173,641 confirmed cases, 89,980 confirmed deaths, and 8,934,741 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,939,573 confirmed cases, 73,789 confirmed deaths, and 5,806,452 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 245,035 confirmed cases, 1,407 confirmed deaths, and 238,065 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,479,559 confirmed cases, 12,650 confirmed deaths, and 1,439,677 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Guam: they have 47,902 confirmed cases, 354 confirmed deaths, and 47,259 confirmed recoveries.[xviii]   
  86. 2022 Thursday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,047,693 confirmed cases, 10,658 confirmed deaths, and 4,009,152 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Falklands Islands, 219th place on the list: 128 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 128 confirmed recoveries.[xix]                         
  87. 2022 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,792.76, DOWN 368.03 points (-1.05%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,174.65 DOWN 278.41 points (-2.07%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,393.66, DOWN 65.79 points (-1.48%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $103.60 per barrel, -0.19 (-0.18%).  The price of GOLD is $1,953.50 per troy oz., +5.30 (+0.27%) while the price of SILVER is $24.72 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.38%).  The price of PLATINUM is $988.30 per troy oz, +0.50 (+0.05%) while the price of COPPER is $4.69 per pound, -0.02 (-0.33%).[xx]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,423.78 per troy oz., +3.92 (+0.16%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,750.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, -15,000.00 (-1.35%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,302.00 per USD/T, +33.00 (+1.01%). The price of ZINC is $4,435.00 per USD/T., +17.00 (+0.38%).   The price of COCOA is $2,540.00 per USD/T, +4.00 (+0.16%).  The price of COFFEE is $228.80 per USD/T, +9.20 (+4.20%).  The price of CORN is $798.50 per USD/T, -16.75 (-2.05%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,025.00 USD 1,000 board feet +29.40 (+2.95%).[xxi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.92 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.18, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 78.38 of theirs.    In Eritrean Nafka, one greenback equals 15.00 and in Namibian Dollar, a buck equals 15.40 and in Nepalese Rupee, one dollar equals 121.83 of theirs.[xxii]       
  88. 2022 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.689 per gallon, $4.113 in Florida, $5.243 in Hawaii, and $4.684 in Washington state.[xxiii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Massachusetts- $4.124.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the 23rd LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Colombia: $2.398 per U.S. Gallon.[xxiv] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,399,844,953,328 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Australia the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Arab Emirates.  This nation holds $40,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  89. 2022 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Russian President Vladimir Putin is declaring ‘victory over Mariupol’ even though the Ukrainian defenders fighting in the ruins of the steel factory continue killing Russians by the score.  They will not surrender and it’s clear to any observer that Mariupol could become Putin’s Stalingrad, sort of a Putingrad.  Going to be good watching them annihilate the Russians.  In other areas where Ukrainian civilians have been victimized and crushed, the Russians are raising red victory flags.  Sounds like the Soviet Union is struggling to return for Round 2.  The Russians are preparing ‘referendums in the occupied areas’ so the grateful Ukrainians can kowtow to their Soviet masters.
  90. 2022 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– Although it would be a good show of support for the United States to reopen its embassy in Kyiv, the Biden regime is resisting calls for it to do this morale-boosting step.  WTF is up with slobbering Joe?   Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says his country requires $7 billion per month to sustain his nation and its fight against the Russians.  Today, we also learned that money Joe Biden is sending to Ukraine also is helping to pay its civil service.  Wow.  In other news, Russia has slapped travel bans on Vice President Kamala Harris, the REAL PRESIDENT Ron Klain, and on Meta-Facebook’s ‘Little Mark’ Zuckerberg.
  91. 2022 Thursday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– The 8th busload of Joe Biden’s illegal aliens arrived in Washington, D.C., today.  Keep ‘em coming.  Next, 21 red states are joining forces to stop the Biden regime ending Title 42 on May 23.  Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border for the past 384 days and it’s been 298 days since she arrived to do the job.  Since the first day of the year, the cost of caring for the illegal aliens is $707,111,130.  The cost of caring for the illegals since the Biden-Harris regime took charge is $42,452,916,873.  The number of illegals who have entered the U.S. since January 01, 2022, is an appalling 1,129,483.  The conservative low estimate of illegals living in the U.S. is 46,561,140.  We believe the truer number is close to 85-125 million illegal aliens. (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  92. 2022 Thursday I: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban meets with Pope Francis with the Russo-Ukrainian War as their backdrop.  Meanwhile, mystery continues surrounding WNBA star Britney Griner’s arrest and imprisonment in Russia.  In other horrifying news, Beijing has inked deals with the Solomon Islands and with Kiribati so its ships and security personnel can use them as ‘transit sites.’  (Note- the United States fought at Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands and at Tarawa in present-day Kiribati during World War II and now the Chi-Coms have built forward bases threatening not only Australia and New Zealand but Hawaii and Guam as well as continues the isolation of Taiwan).
  93. 2022 Thursday J: Health and Medical Alerts– U.S. Senate candidate in Pennsylvania, Dr. Mehmet Oz, says, ‘it’s time to for the U.S. to get back to reality on COVID-19.’  Next, the U.S. claims it’s extending COVID-19 vaccine mandates for illegal aliens at the southern border.  Uh, okay, sure you are.  Illegals can run around without following any COVID-19 mandates while the Biden regime is appealing the judge’s recent ruling ending mask mandates on public transit.
  94. 2022 Thursday K: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $49.11 (2) AstraZeneca: $67.39 (3) Novavax: $48.80 (4) Merck & Company: $86.23 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $183.36  (6) BioNTech: $147.84 (7) Moderna: $144.50.
  95. 2022 Thursday L: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $101.73 (2) Boeing: $181.02 (3) General Dynamics: $242.06 (4) Lockheed Martin: $439.54 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $443.45.
  96. 2022 Thursday M: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $26.02 (2) DuPont: $69.67 (3) 3M: $151.77 (4) Honeywell: $195.94  (5) Teijen: $1,369.00.
  97. 2022 Thursday N: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $22.31 (2) Beyond Meat: $38.51  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $69.72.
  98. 2022 Thursday O: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $159.87 (2) Lowe’s: $205.03 (3) Home Depot: $310.36 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $591.74 (5) Amazon: $2,965.92.
  99. 2022 Thursday P: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime is launching a new program with which it claims it will beckon in Ukrainian refugees but not across the U.S.-Mexico border.  That is for the Russians, the Third World, and the Chi-Coms to push their agents across amidst the sea of illegal aliens.  Next, White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain- uh, ‘President’ Joe Biden- announces another $800 million in military aid to Ukraine.  How much will the Biden Family skim off the top?  We shall see.  Meanwhile, the Biden regime has banned Russian vessels from visiting American ports.
  100. 2022 Thursday Q: Joe Biden Regime News II– The FAA is going to review the parachute stunt that occurred yesterday in the nation’s Capital that caused a mass evacuation from the U.S. Capitol Building.  Next, here is one that is a head-scratcher: the U.S. Supreme Court is backing Joe Biden’s decision to DENY benefits to Puerto Rico.  What benefits are we discussing?  Well, these federal benefits provide help to low-income, elderly, and blind citizens.  These benefits provide help to low-income, elderly, and blind citizens and Joe Biden- with the support of the John Roberts’ Supreme Court is denying these benefits to low-income, elderly, and blind Puerto Ricans.  Where the hell is Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th district, on this topic?  Her Abuelita lives in the PR so she should be screeching like a flipping banshee, yet she’s silent.  (Note- the chief justice must truly fear the Dems packing the court as why would he back a crazy move such as this?)
  101. 2022 Thursday R: Joe Biden Regime News III– Thirteen of the victims of Larry Nassar are suing the Federal Bureau of Investigation for $130 million for having f**ked up the investigation into the perverted coach.  Next, the Biden regime has contracted the release of another 30 million barrels of oil from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve.  We suspect that like previous withdrawals under the Biden regime, this oil will flow overseas to our ‘allies’ and not to the American people.  Speaking of the oil rip-off, Rep. Rick W. Allen, R-GA 12th district, says that ‘Joe Biden’s energy policies are bringing pain to the American people.’
  102. 2022 Thursday S: Joe Biden Regime News IV– U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen weighed the cost of the Russo-Ukrainian War on Russia’s frozen assets.  Next, Vice President Kamala Harris has lost her 13th staffer- this time, her Chief of Staff Tina Flournoy.  What can you say?  The VP is a bitch who slept her way to the top.  This is fitting justice for one half of this fraudulent administration, YOU steal an election, Karma has a way of coming back and biting you on your ass and this administration is going down the crapper.  Next, left-wing, Obama economist Austan Goolsbee says that the pandemic shutdowns are the main cause of the sky-rocketing inflation eating away at average Americans’ bank accounts.
  103. 2022 Thursday T: Nancy Pelosi’s January 06-2021 False Flag Operation– Famed radio talk show host, Infowars’ Alex Jones, is seeking immunity from the January 06, 2021, Select House Committee.  Next, Donald Trump Jr. is expected to meet with this sham committee.
  104. 2022 Thursday U: Political News I– Although this sounds somewhat hopeful, the Cook Political Report says that 27 Democrat-controlled House seats are in the toss-up column in November.   Next, U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, RINO-CA 23rd congressional district, denies ever having advised President Donald J. Trump that ‘if they impeach you, you should resign.’  He would never have said something such as that, huh.  We are beginning to suspect Leader McCarthy is in the same class with “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell and Senator Mitt Romney, RINO-UT.
  105. 2022 Thursday V: Political News II– Never say that President Donald J. Trump’s endorsements don’t matter (although this one leaves us puzzled).  J.D. Vance- venture capitalist and author- has seen his lead in the race for retiring Senator Rob Portman’s seat in Ohio has leapt by 7 points to the good.  One of his Republican challengers- Mike Gibbons- says he still can’t forget that Vance voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016.  Neither can we.
  106. 2022 Thursday W: Political News III–  Talk about turning something once good into a piece of festering cow crap, other than Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, the JFK Profiles in Courage Award is going to Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY At-large district, as well as to Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, DS, the Copper State’s House Speaker Rusty Bowers, RINO, and to Peach State Election Department employee Wandrea “Shaye” Moss.
  107. 2022 Thursday X: Big Tech News– In a ‘put up or shut up move,’ tech multi-billionaire Elon Musk has $46.5 billion in cash with which to buy Twitter.  The price he is offering is $54.20.  Next, folks, it’s so successful that following its launch on March 29, 2022, it’s official: CNN+ is shutting down on April 30, 2022.  Adios, Chris Wallace.  POS.  In other news, the Florida House of Representatives voted to strip Disney of its special governing and taxation privileges.  This did not come easy, however, as Democrats and their rent-a-mobs of LGBTQIA+ crazed psychos tried to carry out an ‘insurrection’ a la January 6, 2021, of their own although very few news media sites are labeling it as such- but we will.
  108. 2022 Thursday Y: Sports News I– Here’s an interesting one: the NFL says that the black coaches’ discrimination lawsuits lack merit.  Wow.  We thought the NFL was all WOKE now and here they are throwing the black coaches’ suits under the bus.  Shame on them.
  109. 2022 Thursday Z: Miscellaneous News I– The Pro-Death Movement in Kentucky gains a temporary win what with a stay on the state’s new anti-abortion law.  For some reason, the Trump campaign has been ordered to pay $1.3 million in damages and attorneys’ fees to former adviser Omarosa Manigault.  Finally, some glorious film hit the news cycle today.  Some dumbass airlines passenger was hassling Mike Tyson during a flight and wouldn’t take ‘buzz off’ for an answer.  The former heavyweight champion turned around and punched the living shit out of this dimwit who then posted photos of his bloody face on TikTok.  Will they ever learn?

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Rick Danko and Richard Manuel did a show with famed blues harp musician, vocalist, and lifelong friend, Paul Butterfield.  The album, “Live at the Lone Star Café 1984,” came out on June 07, 2011, and featured a glorious show to be sure.  Two-thirds of the BIG THREE vocalists of the Band- Danko and Manuel- dish out one hell of a show with Butterfield blowing the harp and adding powerful vocals throughout.  Two discs and 22 songs begin with a rousing “The Shape I’m In” and closes with a rousing “Mystery Trai”” with loads of great tunes from start to finish, what more could one ask?  We hope you seek this one out wherever you shop for the best in rock music- Amazon, Discogs, AllMusic, eBay, wherever the heck you shop.  Seek it out and add it to your continually-growing collection and enjoy for decades to come.  You will love it, that we guarantee.

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

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

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

[iv] 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.

[v] We promoted “Led Zeppelin IV” on Saturday, 12-July-2014.  This ranks among the greatest albums of all time.

[vi] This whack-job girl- Greta Thunberg- should get some sort of mental and emotional aid because she and other young people like her have been indoctrinated by people seeking to deploy them to carry out their Marxist agenda.

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

[viii] See previous.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

64. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 05, 2022

2021 Friday N: Diners enjoying an evening out in a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia, got the surprise of their lives when an explosives-laden vehicle crashed in through the front, detonated, killing at least 10, injuring another 30, with many more feared to be trapped in the rubble. The so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes once again. We hope the diners had not yet paid their checks.

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64. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 05, 2022:

Employee Appreciation Day

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

  1. 254 Sunday: St. Lucius I- the 22nd Roman Catholic pontiff- ended on this date.   He picked up his Holy Cross on June 25, 253.
  2. 1179 Monday: Third Lateran Council opens in Rome.
  3. 1461 Tuesday: During the War of the Roses, the Duke of York deposed King Henry VI.
  4. 1496 Thursday: English King Henry VII hands John Cabot a commission to explore for new lands.
  5. 1558 Wednesday: Francisco Fernandez introduces the smoking of tobacco to the Europeans.
  6. 1623 Sunday: Virginia enacts the first alcohol temperance act in the 13 colonies.
  7. 1624 Tuesday: In Virginia, legislation passed that exempted the upper class from public whippings for offenses serious enough to receive such a punishment.
  8. 1770 Monday: Taunted by a crowd of colonists, British troops opened fire upon them killing five and wounding others leading to the event that Americans would know as the Boston Massacre.
  9. 1791 Saturday: The second U.S. Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court John Rutledge left office on this date.  A Federalist, President George Washington nominated him to be the second U.S. Supreme Court justice.  In this position, he served from February 15, 1791, until today.  He would become the nation’s second chief justice on August 12, 1795, until December 28, 1795.
  10. 1794 Wednesday: In Cumberland County, Pa., future 31st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Cooper Grier is born.  President James K. Polk would nominate his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Republican-turned-Democrat Associate Justice Henry Baldwin.  Grier would serve from August 04, 1846, to January 31, 1870.
  11. 1795 Thursday: The Treaty of Basel-Prussia ends war with France.
  12. 1821 Monday: James Monroe is the first president inaugurated on March 05 because the normal day, the 04th, was a Sunday.
  13. 1836 Saturday: Samuel Colt manufactures his first pistol, the .34-caliber “Texas” model.
  14. 1842 Saturday: A Mexican force consisting of 500 men under the command of Rafael Vasquez invaded Texas for the first time since the revolution.  They briefly occupied San Antonio but under threat of the Texans wiping them out, the illegals soon crossed back across the Rio Grande seeking refuge in their home country.  
  15. 1845 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress appropriates $30,000 to ship camels to the U.S. for an experiment is using them with the military in the West.
  16. 1849 Monday: Zachary Taylor undergoes inauguration as the 12th president of the United States.
  17. 1867 Tuesday: An abortive Fenian uprising against English rule took place in Ireland on this date.
  18. 1868 Thursday: Organized into a court of impeachment, the Senate deliberated charges against American President Andrew Johnson whom the Senate later acquitted by ONE vote.  With Chief Justice Salman P. Chase presiding, the president answered to charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors” for having tried to fire Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, a man he inherited from President Lincoln’s cabinet and who opposed him on leniency for the South following his predecessor’s assassination.  Meanwhile, C. H. Gould patents the stapler.
  19. 1872 Tuesday: George Westinghouse patented the air brake on this date.
  20. 1877 Monday: Rutherford B. Hayes is inaugurated as the 19th president of the United States.
  21. 1896 Thursday: The Italian governor of Eritrea, General Baldissera, reaches Massawa after heavy fighting against native troops.
  22. 1901 Tuesday: Germany and Great Britain commenced negotiations on this date with the idea of forming an alliance.  
  23. 1910 Saturday: In Philadelphia, 60,000 people left their jobs to show support for striking transit workers. 
  24. 1912 Tuesday: The Italians become the first nation to use dirigibles for military purposes.  They used them for reconnaissance flights behind Turkish lines west of Tripoli in their effort to drive the Ottomans out of North Africa.
  25. 1918 Tuesday: The Soviets moved the capital of Russia from Petrograd to Moscow.
  26. 1922 Sunday: “Annie Oakley” (Phoebe Ann Moses) broke all existing records for women’s trap shooting by hitting 98 out of 100 targets.
  27. 1923 Monday: The states of Montana and Nevada enacted old-age pension laws on this date in history.
  28. 1924 Wednesday: Frank Caruana of Buffalo, New York, became the first bowler to roll two perfect games in a row.
  29. 1927 Saturday: One-thousand U.S. Marines land in China to protect American property.
  30. 1933 Sunday: In German parliamentary elections, the Nazi Party won 44-percent of the vote and then joined with a conservative nationalist party in order to attain a slim majority in the Reichstag.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ordered a four-day bank holiday in order to stop concerned citizens from withdrawing copious amounts of money from banks and stopping potential bank crashes.
  31. 1934 Monday: In Amarillo, Texas, citizens celebrated the first Mother’s-in-Law Day in the nation.
  32. 1935 Tuesday: Future longtime trombonist with Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[i]– Bob Edmondson- is born on this date.
  33. 1939 Sunday: In Ludlow, Vermont, the 53rd U.S. Attorney General John G. Sargent died on this date at age 78.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from March 07, 1925, to March 04, 1929.
  34. 1940 Tuesday: The Finns sue for peace and tell the Soviets they will agree to their terms.  They are planning to send a peace mission to Moscow the next day.
  35. 1942 Thursday: Japanese troops march into Batavia, Indonesia.
  36. 1943 Friday: Germany called 15- and 16-year-olds for military service due to war losses.  On the Eastern Front, the Axis forces commence one of their final successful offensives, this the battle to retake Kharkov from the Soviets who had just managed to recapture the city.
  37. 1946 Tuesday: Former Prime Minister Winston Churchill delivered his “Iron Curtain” speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.  He said, “From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an ‘iron curtain’ descended across the continent, allowing police governments to rule Eastern Europe.”
  38. 1947 Wednesday: Kevin Westlake, future drummer with the psychedelic British rock band, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland on this date.
  39. 1952 Wednesday: Future keyboardist/vocalist with the British rock band, Dire Straits[iii] (1980-1995)—Alan Clark—is born in County Durham, England, on this date.
  40. 1953 Thursday: After three decades in power, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin finally died; meanwhile, composer Sergei Prokofiev passed away in Moscow at age 61.
  41. 1955 Saturday: Elvis Presley[iv] made his television debut on “Louisiana Hayride” carried by KSLA-TV in Shreveport.
  42. 1956 Monday: The Supreme Court affirmed the ban on segregation in public schools.
  43. 1959 Thursday: The United States and Iran sign a mutual economic-defense treaty.
  44. 1960 Saturday: Elvis Presley[v] ends his two-year hitch in the U.S. Army.
  45. 1963 Tuesday: Country music performers Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, and Hawkshaw Hawkins, as well as pilot and Cline, manager, Randy Hughes, died when their plane, a Piper Comanche, crashed near Camden, Tennessee.
  46. 1964 Thursday: Due to mass social upheaval, the government of Ceylon proclaims a state of emergency on this date.
  47. 1965 Friday: In Chicago, Illinois, Ernie Terrell beats Eddie Machen in the 15th round via a unanimous decision to win the vacant WBA heavyweight boxing title of the world.  This would put Terrell’s record to 37-4 while that of Machen would go to 47-6-2.
  48. 1970 Thursday: A nuclear non-proliferation treaty went into effect after 43 nations ratified it.
  49. 1971 Friday: British rock band, Led Zeppelin[vi], performs “Stairway to Heaven” on stage for the first time at Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland.  The audience goes insane with delirious joy.
  50. 1979 Monday: Flying past Jupiter, NASA’s Voyager I Space Probe sent back pictures of the great planet and its many moons.     
  51. 1981 Thursday: The U.S. government gives the city of Atlanta $1 million to aid in the hunt for the serial murderer of young black men and boys.
  52. 1984 Monday: The U.S. accuses Iraq of using poisonous gas against the Iranians during the Iran-Iraq War.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that cities had the right to display the Nativity scene as part of their Christmas display.
  53. 1991 Tuesday: Iraq renounces its annexation of neighboring Kuwait.
  54. 1994 Saturday: Grace Slick, singer of the Jefferson Starship[vii] suffers arrest for pointing a gun at a police officer.
  55. 1995 Sunday: The graves of Czar Nicholas and his family turn up in St. Petersburg, Russia.
  56. 2011 Saturday: In Libya at the Battle of Aaliyah, rebels beat back government troops trying to force their way into the city.  In Saudi Arabia, the government bans all demonstrations because of problems taking place in the eastern part of the country.
  57. 2012 Monday: The U.S. requests New Zealand extradite Kim Dotcom and three of his MegaUpload associates, forcing them to face charges for breaching copyright.
  58. 2013 Tuesday: In Venezuela, President Hugo Chavez[viii] dies in office from cancer at age 58—good riddance to a communist piece of dog shit.
  59. 2014 Wednesday: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that whistleblower protection under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act extends to private employees working for public companies under contract.
  60. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, the doctors release the last Ebola patient in Liberia, a 58-year-old English teacher from their care, which leads the World Health Organization to declare the nation ‘Ebola free’ if no new cases of the virus emerge in the next 42 days.  Elsewhere, the ISIS thugs in Iraq bulldoze the ancient city of Nimrud because it’s un-Islamic.  We must annihilate these scumbags.
  61. 2016 Saturday: Results for Super Saturday primary election races are thus: candidates Donald J. Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz win two states each; Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders wins 2 while his challenger Hillary Clinton wins one.   Meanwhile, a U.S. airstrike north of Mogadishu, Somalia, kills 150 Al-Shabbab militants, all members of the so-called “religion of peace.”
  62. 2017 Sunday: In an event that would prove to be true later, President Donald J. Trump accuses former President Barack Hussein Obama of ‘wiretapping Trump Tower’ in New York.  The news media laughed, Obama chuckled, and then as evidence began to appear, it sure looks like the anti-Trump coup plotters which include scum like John Brennan, James Clapper, Peter Strzok and his sex pal Lisa Page, James Comey, and even Hillary Clinton and Samantha Power all had a hand in the plot[ix].  Shame on them.   Elsewhere, Israel lessens penalties for people smoking the pakalolo in public.
  63. 2018 Monday: For the first time since becoming ‘supreme leader,’ Kim Jong Un meets South Korean officials when he hosts a dinner for them in Pyongyang.  We hope medical professionals checked out the South Korean diplomats and politicians for possible parasites.   Elsewhere, communist China commences its ‘two sessions,’ the annual confab of elected government officials and the Chinese Communist Party.  One thing they announce is an increase of 8-percent to the national defense budget.
  64. 2019 Tuesday: BREAKING NEWS: a major medical study in Denmark involving 650,000 children determined that the MMR vaccine does NOT increase the risk of autism as many anti-vaccine folks claim it does.   Meanwhile, Forbes reports that Kylie Jenner is the youngest-ever billionaire at the ripe old age of 21.   Elsewhere, Scott Gottlieb, head of the Food and Drug Administration, announces that he will resign as of next month. 
  65. 2020 Thursday: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Democrat-Massachusetts, becomes the next Democrat candidate seeking the 2020 presidential nomination to heed the writing on the wall.  A very unlikable candidate, she throws in the towel in an angry appearance before her supporters and is unwilling to endorse either remaining candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden or Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT.  Oh, Tulsi Gabbard, outgoing congresswoman from Hawaii remains in the fight but who knew.  Chef Elmer Hootenstein of the AICPENDBLOG.COM predicts on this date that Mr. Biden will beat Bernie for the nomination and that he will choose either Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama to be his running mate.  Then, after the DNC Convention in Milwaukee in July, something will happen that will drive Biden from the race and either Hillary or Michelle will become the nominee.  YOU heard it here first!
  66. 2021 Friday: Today is DAY 45 of the collapsing Biden-Harris administration.  Of course, the Chi-Coms are backing the senile old coot, they’re the ones keeping him going.  We shall see what we shall see.  What we are seeing is an invasion at our southern border with no one in the Chi-Com Joe Biden willing to stop it.  Immigration authorities are considering sending busloads of illegal alien brats to a military base in Virginia.  Other illegal aliens are gathering outside ports of entry all mysteriously wearing t-shirts demanding ‘Joe Biden let us in.’  Our military should evacuate the Capitol and relocate to the border to dig antipersonnel and antivehicle ditches, lay in minefields, foo gas pits, and other positions to repel the invasion.  Predator drones should circle overhead lighting up illegal alien vehicles and watercraft plying the waters of the Rio Grande back and forth bringing in thousands of illegal aliens.  It is us or them.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court rules in a 5-3 decision with Amy Coney Barrett abstaining that “Illegal aliens and NOT the federal government have the burden of proof when it comes to fighting deportation orders.”  The high court also bows to a Biden administration request not to hear Trump-era cases regarding stopping funding to sanctuary cities and states.   Who needs court packing when you have a chief justice like John Roberts? 
  67. 2021 Friday A: In Sweden, an Afghan migrant carries out a knife and axe attack on Swedish citizens sending 22 people to the hospital.  Ah, the ‘religion of peace.’  Meanwhile, Pope Francis is visiting Iraq today.  We pray for his safety as we do not believe the Iraqis possess the ability to thwart an ISIS assault on the pontiff and his retinue.  The Christian community in Iraq has long been endangered thanks to the invasion of that country launched by President George W. Bush, RINO-Texas, in 2003 and the birth of ISIS, the proliferation of al-Qaida, and subsequent Iranian hegemony throughout the area.   
  68. 2021 Friday B: New Yorkers continue distancing themselves from rapidly imploding Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the “Love Gov,” the man who groomed female employees such as Charlotte Benning, asking them all sorts of personal questions, putting hands on them, and other obnoxious, sexist, despicable things that grade schoolers know is impermissible.  He also is in deep trouble over his jiggering and re-jiggering of COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes-hospitals-to nursing homes and back to hospitals with which, he tried to cover his tracks in eliminating senior citizens and other vulnerable populations.  He did what the Nazis were doing in the 1930s, eliminating what THEY called ‘useless eaters,’ people who required more resources from the state than what they contributed to the state.  You can bet in this era of trillion-dollar PORKULUS bills that more older people are going to have to be denied life-saving operations and therapies so resources can be redistributed to others such as ILLEGAL ALIENS.    Speaking of the national debt, it’s spiraling out of control in the era of Biden executive orders and sycophantic bills from Democrats in Congress.  Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says that ‘the Fed’s $4 trillion in ‘assets’ is created through ‘imaginary money’ such as buying up U.S. debt as it did bad mortgages back in the subprime mortgage collapse.  He says there must be more transparency.  
  69. 2021 Friday C: The United States added 379,000 jobs in February bringing down the unemployment numbers to 6.2-percent.  However, as the Democrats continue trying to shove a $15 per hour minimum wage through and as they continue bringing in hundreds of thousands more illegals- plus legalize the existing 30-50 million illegal aliens roaming the shadows of the country, unemployment is going to skyrocket as the Cloward and Piven strategy to topple the existing order and replacing it with socialism continues unabated.   Democrats agree on smaller but longer jobless aid to U.S. workers so they can continue sitting at home spanking the wank. 
  70. 2021 Friday D:  Two city council members in New Jersey have been indicted for engineering mass voting fraud in the Garden State by tampering with mail-in ballots.  Elsewhere, a journalist investigating violent crime in northern California is victimized by a gun-wielding robber.  In other fascinating news, California Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, Democrat, a man who had an ongoing sexual liaison with a Chi-Com agent, is suing President Donald J. Trump for causing him fear during the Antifa-led Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Good luck with that you POS.  To alleviate such fears, General Russell Honoré- the man put in charge to get to the bottom of the riots- says a Quick Reaction Force must be kept in the nation’s capital at all times so IF so-called ‘right-wing mobs’ show up (but not left-wing mobs), they can restore order to the streets.  This will cost just $130 million per year to maintain.  What a load of crap.  Folks- there is BUT ONE REASON as to why troops still patrol Washington, D.C., ONE REASON: the Democrats KNOW that everyone knows they stole the 2020 Presidential Election.  Otherwise, WHY all the fear?  Why all the fencing?  Why all the troops, troops they despise, still on scene, patrolling the streets?  They know WE KNOW they stole the election and that what happened on January 6, 2021, was a FALSE FLAG OPERATION of epic proportions.   Hence why they are flooding the country with an army of military-aged illegal alien males.
  71. 2021 Friday E: Speaking of the Capitol Hill Riots, the Assistant Director of the FBI for Counterterrorism Jo Sanborn says that “NO FIREARMS were recovered from the more than 300 arrested on scene on January 6, 2021.  NO FIREARMS.”  Thus, we know that what happened on January 6 was indeed a FALSE FLAG OPERATION organized by the Democratic-Socialists to make it appear as though Trump supporters- note supporters of law and order- stormed the Capitol.  Much like Cesar Sayoc, the guy busted for sending ‘pipe bombs’ via the USPS to various Democrat politicians back in 2017 or so we recall, a man with Trump stickers plastered all over his van, the Capitol Hill Riots are just as phony.  The Democrats engineer these farces so they can use them for political subterfuge. 
  72. 2021 Friday F: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 115,781,179 confirmed cases, +313,555, 2,572,353, confirmed deaths, +6,984, and 65,296,409 confirmed recoveries, +262,009.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,130,219 confirmed cases, up 64,007 from yesterday’s reporting, 525,560 confirmed deaths, UP 1,708, and 106,309,314 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 197,083 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!  (Note- send the J & J vaccine overseas to the Third World seeing as how fetal tissues from aborted children are used in both the making and testing of this vaccine).
  73. 2021 Friday G: 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: 3,587,946 confirmed cases, 53,586 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,000 confirmed cases, 441 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- NOTE: Hawaii once again has frozen its information…WHY?  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 346,058 confirmed cases, 5,098 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Connecticut: currently, they have 285,330 confirmed cases, 7,704 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 793,407 confirmed cases, 5,822 confirmed deaths, and 746,228 confirmed recoveries.  .
  74. 2021 Friday H: Somehow, the Democrats have been able to drive the markets back up on this Friday- it’s artificial, the collapse is still coming.   Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,496.30, UP 572.60 points (+1.85%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,920.50, UP 196.68 points (+1.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,841.94, UP 73.47 points (+1.95%).  The price of GOLD is $1,698.20 per troy oz., -0.30 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $25.30 per troy ounce, +0.01 (+0.30%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,133.30 per troy oz, +5.00 (+0.44%) while the price of COPPER is $4.10 per pound, +0.02 (+0.60%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,342.80 per troy oz, -11.60 (-0.49%) Same as yesterday.  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.28 per barrel, +0.19 (+0.29%)  Gas price have gone up by 20 cents this past week.  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.50 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 21.30.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000020.   In Taiwanese dollars, one greenback equals 27.94.
  75. 2021 Friday I: Update report on the illegal alien invasion at our southern border: CBP reports that 100,000 illegals were detained at the border in February which means at least 150,000 to 200,000 managed to slip through.  Not good.  In other news, we learn that California has a $15 billion surplus yet Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom has his hand out begging for federal money.  Speaking of Governor Newsom, the recall effort has more than 2 million signatures which spells doom for him.  The governor also offered the California Teachers Association a $6.6 billion deal if they would reopen the schools and they told him to ‘f**k off.’   IF we only had someone like Ronald Reagan who would tell the union, ‘go back to work or you are fired’ as he did the air traffic controllers.
  76. 2021 Friday J: A new book claims (and we believe this) former President Barack Hussein Obama feared this his former Vice President “Pro-China Joe” Biden would embarrass himself if he ran in 2020.’  Well, it’s clear as to whose voice now whispers to Joe via his earpiece: Barack Hussein Obama.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump RIPS Joe Biden asunder over his appalling inhumane border policies, policies that allow for the victimization of women, children, and homos as they plod toward the border between Mexico and the U.S.  This is not right, Joe, and yet the leftists around Old Joe continue urging him to do nothing to halt the tidal wave.  Illegal alien hunting licenses coming soon?
  77. 2021 Friday K: The trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin begins on Monday.  He is the main defendant in the trial of four MPD officers involved in the death of George Floyd last May.  The city of Minneapolis as well as Hennepin County are fearful of mob violence and thus plan to spend up to $1 million securing not only the courthouse but five police precincts, government buildings and county buildings.  $645 thousand will be directed into fencing, additional law enforcement, and who knows?  Maybe even Minnesota National Guard.  Much like Democrats in Washington, D.C. have established “Fort Pelosi,” city and county officials want to follow the same strategies.  The fact that state Attorney General Keith Ellison, a Democrat Muslim, is personally trying the case could be reason enough for the extra security.  It sounds as though Officer Chauvin might be found innocent even though they are charging him with 2nd degree and possibly 3rd degree homicide as well as manslaughter which does not say much about Ellison’s prosecutorial abilities.  You heard it here first.
  78. 2021 Friday L: Although Democrats are celebrating the recent jobs report, 4.1 million Americans have been unemployed for six months or longer while another 3.5 million have completely left the work force.  Add to that the loss of 61,000 construction jobs- which the government lays at the feet of ‘severe weather conditions’ and not at the feet of Joe Biden who with the stroke of a pen eliminated thousands of heavy construction jobs.  Things will only continue to worsen thanks to the illegal alien invasion along the southern border.   Still, Democrats are claiming success by negotiating an agreement to continue jobless benefits of $300 per week for the unemployed until September 09, 2021.  At what point will the Chi-Coms say, “NO MORE MONEY?”  We suspect soon, about the same time the landing craft begin dropping their gates on the shores of Taiwan.
  79. 2021 Friday M: California health officials announce that as of April 1, 2021, people will be able to attend Major League Baseball games as well as outdoor concerts and other functions while NBA games and other indoor events remain off-limits.  Of course, masks will still have to be worn or the ‘mask police’ will come and arrest you.   In other Chi-Vi news, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster is lifting face mask requirements in restaurants and other facilities including government seeing as how cases of the Wuhan Meat Market Malady continue to lessen.  The governor is placing the responsibility onto citizens to do what they deem to be correct.
  80. 2021 Friday N: Diners enjoying an evening out in a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia, got the surprise of their lives when an explosives-laden vehicle crashed in through the front, detonated, killing at least 10, injuring another 30, with many more feared to be trapped in the rubble.   The so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes once again.  We hope the diners had not yet paid their checks.  In other foreign news, YouTube is removing five channels utilized by the Myanmar junta calling the shots in Burma.  Liberals are angry that the generals in Myanmar are doing what the Democrats in Washington, D.C. are doing, i.e., launching a coup against the country with which they are charged to protect.  Thug politicians despise copycats. 
  81. 2021 Friday O: Speaking of the Democratic-Socialists, they are following the plan used by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who created a coup, had his loyal thugs ‘crush it,’ and then arrested and imprisoned tens of thousands of his ‘enemies’ within government, the military, law enforcement, and among the citizens of a once-proud country.   Something else of interest, Tucker Carlson on Fox News aired a story tonight in which, he said- no kidding!- the federal government is going to bestow an award on every National Guard trooper at the Capitol- the Presidential Inauguration Support Ribbon- that if true is the most bull crap thing we’ve ever heard since President Barack Obama considered creating an award for the U.S. military for NOT firing back at jihadists if civilians were in the area.  Yet, as you should recall, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden (at the time) droned more innocent civilians than terrorists during their eight years at a reported 90-percent innocents killed per 10-percent Islamist thugs.  My, my, my!
  82. 2021 Friday P: Ex-Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall told Dallas reporters that a police officer suspected of ordering a double kidnapping followed by a double murder which apparently occurred was allowed to remain on the job for longer than 18 months instead of being placed on administrative leave.  The Dallas County D.A., the Dallas P.D., and the Feds wanted to allow Officer Bryan Riser to remain on the jobs so as not to arouse suspicion.  Apparently, his crimes were not connected to his job as a law enforcement officer although no additional details have been released.  Current Police Chief Eddie Garcia says they have ‘no known motive’ for the crimes committed by Officer Riser.  
  83. 2021 Friday Q: Since the Democratic-Socialist predicted QAnon invasion of the Capitol yesterday didn’t pan out, the Dems are now saying, ‘it’s on for March 20, 2021, so everyone will have to flee who works in Congress while the National Guard will remain into May (or longer).’  Why the Democrats say this moronic bulls**t is beyond us because IF an invasion was coming, they wouldn’t just magically appear out of thin air.  They would have to either parachute in or would have to assemble outside the capital for approximately one week during which time the Democrats could launch air-and-artillery strikes on them, sending them scurrying back into their QAnon sewers.  The American people must stand up to this insanity and not allow their elected leaders to continue perpetuating it.  Otherwise, the RED STATES and counties are going to secede and leave pockets of BLUE POLITICIANS isolated in pockets and islands.
  84. 2021 Friday R: Here are the numbers for the Mega Millions Draw #1639 with a jackpot of $55 million up for grabs: 10, 11, 17, 27, 54, and Mega 20.  Out of 52,457 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $6,996 apiece.
  85. 2022 Saturday:  Maybe there’ll be an update, maybe there won’t.  Then again, the Joestapo could shut us down.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FOLKS, JOE HAS GOT TO GO- NOW!

17. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2022

2020 Friday: The Chi-Coms waste no time: a man convicted of murdering a doctor on New Year’s Eve receives a penalty of death. Apparently, attacks on medical personnel have increased in the communist giant following the outbreak of the Bat Flu and a lackluster response in dealing with it. The man killed a doctor in Beijing. So, 17-plus days after the crime, he’s tried and convicted and most likely going to have the sentence carried out soon. The U.S. could learn something on this front.

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17. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2022:

Tu Bishvat/Tu B’Shevat (Jewish Holiday); Martin Luther King Jr. Day (federal and state holiday); General Robert E. Lee’s Birthday (Alabama, Mississippi); Idaho Human Rights Day (Idaho); and Civil Rights Day (Arizona and New Hampshire)

President Rutherford B. Hayes; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Smith Thompson, and George Sutherland; U.S. Attorneys General Caleb Cushing and Nicolas Katzenbach; U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Joseph W. Barr and Nicholas F. Brady; U.S. Senator Bob Menendez; the Guess Who featuring Domenic Troiano, the Kinks, Led Zeppelin I, Mott the Hoople featuring Terrence Dale “Buffin” Griffin, Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali, and the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Taylor:

  1. 1377 Friday: Catholic authorities transferred the Papal See from Avignon, France, back to Rome on this date.
  2. 1562 Wednesday: The Edict of St. Germain recognized the rights of French Protestants.
  3. 1595 Tuesday: French King Henry IV declared war on Spain.
  4. 1768 Sunday: In Amenia, N.Y., the future 19th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Smith Thompson is born.  President James Monroe would nominate the Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Henry Livingston.  Thompson would serve from September 01, 1823, to December 18, 1843.
  5. 1773 Sunday: Captain Cook’s Resolution became the first ship to cross the Antarctic Circle.
  6. 1779 Sunday: Captain Cook makes the last entry in the log of the HMS Discovery.
  7. 1795 Saturday: The Dudingston Curling Society organized in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  8. 1800 Friday: Future 23rd U.S. Attorney General Caleb Cushing is born in Salisbury, Massachusetts, on this date.  A member of numerous parties, he would serve under President Franklin Pierce from March 07, 1853, until March 04, 1857.
  9. 1806 Friday: James Madison Randolph, grandson of President Thomas Jefferson, becomes the first child born in the White House.
  10. 1821 Wednesday: Mexico permits Moses Austin and 300 American families to settle in Texas.
  11. 1861 Thursday: English plumber, Thomas Crapper, patents the flush toilet.
  12. 1864 Sunday: Troops under General James Longstreet ends the heavy fighting around Dandridge, Tennessee.
  13. 1874 Saturday: Armed Democrats in Texas seize the government, ending radical Reconstruction.
  14. 1885 Saturday: British troops beat the Mahdi and his army at the Battle of Abu Klea in the Sudan.
  15. 1893 Tuesday: A group of businesspersons and sugar planters overthrew Hawaii’s monarchy and forced Queen Liliuokalani to abdicate her throne, setting off a great deal of strife among the population.  Some want to reclaim the former kingdom’s independence!  Meanwhile, the 19th president of the United States, Rutherford B. Hayes, died at age 70 in Fremont, Ohio.  A Republican, he served the American people from March 04, 1878, to March 04, 1881.
  16. 1900 Tuesday: The U.S. took Wake Island in the mid-Pacific as it housed an important cable link between Hawaii and Manila.  Elsewhere, Mormon Brigham Young suffered denial of a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives because he was a polygamist.
  17. 1912 Wednesday: English explorer Robert Falcon Scott reached the South Pole.  However, Norwegian Roald Amundsen had beaten him there by one month.  Unfortunately, for Scott and his party, they died on the return trip.
  18. 1913 Friday: A new company, J.C. Penney Company incorporated on this date as all partner interest in the 36 Golden Rule Stores consolidated into the new corporation.   
  19. 1915 Sunday: Russian troops occupy Bukovina and western Ukraine.
  20. 1916 Monday: In New York City, pro golfers formed the Professional Golfers Association on this date.
  21. 1917 Wednesday: The United States paid Denmark $25 million for the Virgin Islands.
  22. 1918 Thursday: In Bicknell, Indiana, future 59th U.S. Treasury Secretary Joseph W. Barr is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from December 21, 1968, to January 20, 1969.
  23. 1922 Tuesday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future 65th U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from February 11, 1965, to October 02, 1966.  (He also was Acting AG from September 04, 1964, to February 11, 1965).
  24. 1929 Thursday: The cartoon character, Popeye the Sailor Man made his debut in the “Thimble Theater” comic strip.
  25. 1934 Wednesday: Ferdinand Porsche submitted a design for a people’s car, a “Volkswagen,” to the new German Reich government. 
  26. 1938 Monday: The 70th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Sutherland left the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Warren G. Harding nominated his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice John Clarke’s seat.  Sutherland served from 09-05-1922 until today.
  27. 1942 Saturday: Cassius Clay—the future boxing champion of the world, Muhammad Ali—is born in Louisville, Kentucky, on this date.   He would go on to compile a professional record of 61 fights, 56 wins (37 KOs), and five losses. 
  28. 1943 Sunday: General Gabrielle Nasci of the Italian Alpine Corps received a letter from his German superiors alerting him that he and his corps were NOT to join the retreat from the Don Front.  It alerted him that he would be held responsible for whatever was to come which meant they were being sacrificed to allow the Germans and the Hungarians to pull back.  The Italian command in Russia- the ARMIR- told General Nasci later in the day to begin pulling back anyway, to break the Soviet encirclement of his forces before it was too late.
  29. 1944 Monday: During World War II, Allied Forces launched the first of four battles for Monte Casino in Italy; the Allies were ultimately successful in overcoming the Nazi defenses but the cost in lives and material would be tremendous.  The German defenders were elite parachutists and defended every nook and cranny of the abbey.  
  30. 1945 Wednesday: Soviet and Polish forces liberated Warsaw during World War II.  As the Red Army rolls in, a communist government is quickly installed which leads to outrage from the British and the free Polish government in Great Britain. Elsewhere, Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with saving tens of thousands of Jews, disappeared in Hungary while in Soviet custody.
  31. 1946 Thursday: Future lead guitarist with the James Gang[i] (1972) and the Guess Who[ii] (1974-1975)—Domenic Troiano—is born in Modugno, Italy, on this date.  
  32. 1948 Saturday: The trial of eleven communists in New York City commences.  Meanwhile, the Netherlands and Indonesia agree to a ceasefire in the latter nation’s war of independence.
  33. 1949 Monday: In Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, Mick Taylor, lead guitarist for the Rolling Stones[iii] following the death of Brian Jones was born on this date.  He played with the Stones from 1969-1975 when he departed the band to embark on a solo career.
  34. 1950 Tuesday: The Great Brink’s Robbery took place as seven masked men held up a Brink’s garage in Boston, stealing $1.2 million in cash and $1.5 million in checks and money orders.  (Although the authorities caught the entire gang, they only recovered part of the loot.
  35. 1955 Monday: The submarine USS Nautilus made its first nuclear-powered test run from its berth in Groton, Connecticut. 
  36. 1961 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered his farewell address in which he warned against “the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex.”  Meanwhile, in his third pro heavyweight boxing match, Cassius Clay scored a TKO of his opponent, Tony Esperti at the 1:30 minute mark of Round 3 in a schedule 8-round bout putting his pro record to 3-0.
  37. 1963 Thursday: Wilt Chamberlain of the NBA San Francisco Warriors scores 67 points in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
  38. 1964 Friday: Michelle La Vaughn Robinson—the future Mrs. Barack Obama and First Lady of the United States—was born in Chicago, Illinois.   
  39. 1966 Monday: A B-52 carrying four H-bombs collided with a refueling tanker.  Seven crewmembers lost their lives in the mishap (four aboard the tanker and three aboard the B-52) and three of the bombs plummeted nearby the Spanish town of Palomares while the other one fell into the Mediterranean Sea.
  40. 1969 Friday: Led Zeppelin[iv] released its debut album in the United States on this date in history!
  41. 1971 Sunday: In Super Bowl V, the Baltimore Colts beat the Dallas Cowboys by a score of 16-13; Chuck Halley of Dallas is the MVP.  Meanwhile Kid Rock was born in Romeo, Michigan.
  42. 1975 Friday: The undercover cop drama “Barretta,” starring Robert Blake, premiered on ABC-TV. 
  43. 1977 Monday: The first execution in the United States in a decade took place at Utah State Prison as a firing squad executed convicted murderer Gary Gilmore, 36.
  44. 1983 Monday: Governor George C. Wallace of Alabama becomes governor for a record fourth time.  Meanwhile, Nigeria expels 2 million illegal aliens, mostly Ghana natives.
  45. 1984 Tuesday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Sony Corp. of America vs. Universal City Studios, Inc., ruled 5-4 that the use of home video cassette recorders to tape television programs for private viewing did not violate federal copyright laws.
  46. 1986 Friday: At the Omni Colosseum in Atlanta, Georgia, heavyweight WBA boxing champion Tony Tubbs lost a 15-round majority decision- and the belt- to Tim Witherspoon.  Tubbs record dropped to 21-1 while that of Witherspoon went to 24-2.  Also on the card, heavyweight boxer Greg Page lost a unanimous 10-round decision to Buster Douglas putting the record of Page to 24-5 while that of Douglas went to 21-3-1.
  47. 1987 Saturday: In Miami, Florida, at the 2:10 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, Leon Spinks loses the fight to Jose Ribalta.  Spinks’ record goes to 17-7-2 while that of “El Nino” goes to 24-4-1.
  48. 1989 Tuesday: A gunman opens fire in a California school, killing five people and wounding 30.   Elsewhere, up-and-coming heavyweight boxing future champion Tommy Morrison improved his record to 4-0 with a KO of Elvin Evans in Round 1.
  49. 1990 Wednesday: Cleveland’s Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducted the one-and-only Kinks[v] on this date in time.  The band was active between 1964 until 1994.  
  50. 1991 Thursday: Operation Desert Storm, the campaign to drive the Iraqis out of Kuwait begins as negotiations for a peaceful resolution failed as Saddam Hussein stepped up his belligerence in defending the nation his military forces had overrun.
  51. 1993 Tuesday: The 68th U.S. Treasury Secretary Nicholas F. Brady left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush from September 15, 1988, until today.
  52. 1994 Monday: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hits Los Angeles, killing 61 people and causing $20 billion in damage.
  53. 1995 Tuesday: The Los Angeles Rams announce they are moving to St. Louis.  Elsewhere, more than 6,000 people died when an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 devastated the city of Kobe, Japan.
  54. 1997 Friday: A court in Ireland granted the first divorce in the Roman Catholic country’s history.  Elsewhere, the 63rd U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from 01-20-1993 until today.
  55. 1998 Saturday: Paula Jones accuses President Bill Clinton of sexual abuse.
  56. 2003 Friday: In Lemoore, California, on Indian tribal land, heavyweight boxer Tony Tubbs lost a 10-round unanimous decision to Mexican heavyweight boxer, Gilbert Martinez, putting his pro record to 42-9.  
  57. 2006 Tuesday: U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, Democrat, entered the U.S. Senate on this date representing the Garden State- New Jersey.
  58. 2009 Saturday: Israel declares a ceasefire in the Gaza War to be effective on January 18 while the Islamists do the same.   The Israelis should have killed more of this jihadist scum.
  59. 2010 Sunday: Ali Hassan al-Majid, former Iraqi minister, also known as Chemical Ali, receives a death sentence for the poison gas attack at Halabja.  He was just following orders…
  60. 2011 Monday: All bullet trains in northern and central Japan temporarily halted due a computer glitch that affects thousands of passengers.  Elsewhere, GlaxoSmithKline announces that over the previous quarter, due to problems with the drug, Avandia, they have had to pay out $3.4 billion to settle numerous lawsuits.
  61. 2012 Tuesday: India and China agree to build a functional plan to address border issues.  Meanwhile, Syria rejects offers of Arab nations sending of troops to help quell the uprisings.
  62. 2013 Thursday: After stripping Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France Titles, the IOC takes away the cyclist’s bronze medal from the 2000 Summer Olympics; racing authorities found him guilty of doping.  Meanwhile, France increases the number of its troops in northern Mali by 1,400, planning to have a force of 2,500 or more to quell the Islamist insurgency.
  63. 2014 Friday: Responding to privacy concerns raised by former spy contractor Edward Snowden’s NSA disclosures, U.S. President Barack Obama[vi] announces reforms to NSA phone surveillance.  Elsewhere, the Taliban carry out a suicide bombing on a Kabul, Afghanistan, restaurant killing 26 people outright and wounding numerous others.  Meanwhile, after it took 25 minutes to execute convicted murderer Denis McGuire of Ohio, a controversy breaks out in the U.S. on the issue of capital punishment- yet again.
  64. 2015 Saturday: U.S. President Barack Obama vows to veto additional sanctions proposed by Congress against Iran, citing the delicacy of international talks currently underway with the nation regarding limitations on its nuclear program.  Elsewhere, as the fight intensifies against Boko Haram jihadis in Nigeria and Cameroon, Chad announces it will also dispatch its soldiers to aid Nigerian government forces against Islamist extremism.  Kill ‘em all, men, kill ‘em all.
  65. 2016 Sunday: In Charleston, S.C., the fourth Democratic Party presidential candidates go toe to toe in a wild event in which the candidates sparred over issues such as gun control and health care.  Elsewhere, on the other side of the world, ISIS carries out another suicide bombing in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, killing at least 13 people and wounding another 14 or more people.  Meanwhile, as Syrian government troops begin pushing back against the ISIS thugs in Deir ez-Azor, retreating Islamists kidnap 400 civilians to use as hostages. 
  66. 2016 Sunday A: In London, England, longtime drummer with the British bands Mott the Hoople[vii], Mott, and British Lions- Terrence Dale “Buffin” Griffin lost his battle with early onset Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 67.
  67. 2017 Tuesday: Prior to leaving office, outgoing President Barack Hussein Obama commutes Wikileaks rat fink Bradley (Chelsea) Manning’s prison sentence from 35 years to seven years.  Another person who gets a commutation is Puerto Rican terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera who was serving a 35-year stretch for sedition and other crimes.  Meanwhile, to the dismay of loved ones, the search for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 370 over the Indian Ocean is terminated. 
  68. 2018 Wednesday: To the outrage of many, President Donald J. Trump tweets a link to the Republican National Committee’s Fake News Awards where the 45th president shares the 10 most bogus stories reported in the fake news.  He also shares how he is accomplishing so much even though the fake news media does its best to destroy him.  
  69. 2019 Thursday: The so-called “Godfather of Crystal Meth” in China- Cai Dongyi- undergoes execution by the authorities for his numerous crimes.   Meanwhile, in response to House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s suggestion of a rescheduling of the SOTU address, postpones the scheduled ‘investigative trip’ by House and Senate Dems- including leadership- scheduled to leave for Europe, Egypt, and Afghanistan as the aircraft sits on the runway preparing to take off.  Oops.
  70. 2020 Friday: The Chi-Coms waste no time: a man convicted of murdering a doctor on New Year’s Eve receives a penalty of death.  Apparently, attacks on medical personnel have increased in the communist giant following the outbreak of the Bat Flu and a lackluster response in dealing with it.  The man killed a doctor in Beijing.  So, 17-plus days after the crime, he’s tried and convicted and most likely going to have the sentence carried out soon.  The U.S. could learn something on this front.
  71. 2021 Sunday:  Following an average of violent assaults on ten transit workers per month since July 2020, New York City Transit officials are begging for extra security from their ‘missing in action’ worthless Mayor Bill Di Blasio.  Haven’t heard if he’s going to acknowledge their requests.  Next, thanks to similar problems, BIG TECH companies are fleeing San Francisco as though it has a horrible case of herpes.  Can’t blame them.  Meanwhile, ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden guarantees that on Inauguration Day, he is going to legalize 11 million illegal aliens as a start which will lead to an erasing of borders.  Election theft has consequences.   Elsewhere, “Big Brother Facebook” now is going to ban ads for weapon accessories.
  72. 2021 Sunday A: The House Intel Committee requests all documents on the events that lead up to the storming of the Capitol Hill on January 6.  What will they say when they learn for sure that Chi-Com-funded Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs infiltrated and instigated the actions that occurred on that dreary day?  We have learned that not only the Chi-Coms but also the Iranians and possibly the Russians funneled Bitcoin dark money through Europe that made its way into the hands of the human garbage that desecrated the nation’s capital and have given the Democrats their Reichstag Fire moment.   Speaking of the “Reichstag Fire” moment, statehouses across the country are ‘gearing up for Inauguration Day violence caused by TRUMP SUPPORTERS.”  Oh, please, they are blaming Trump supporters for their crackdown on civil liberties and the overthrow of the American way of life.   Meanwhile, 59-percent of Republicans want their legislators to challenge “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s theft of the 2020 Presidential Election as do we.
  73. 2021 Sunday B: Vice President Mike Pence is visiting Fort Drum today to deliver remarks to the 10th Mountain Division.  Elsewhere, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee says that ‘Kamala Harris should be impeached for having supported left-wing political violence all last year’ as well as for ‘bailing out criminal thugs who perpetrated said violence.’  We agree.  We also approve of Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s articles of impeachment against “Chi-Com Joe” Biden on January 21, 2020, for his deep ties to COMMUNIST CHINA.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Vice President Mike Pence urges the incoming ‘Biden-Harris’ administration to maintain eternal vigilance on the communist Chi-Coms.  Elsewhere, one of the BOGUS Lincoln Project’s co-founders John Weaver steps down for having propositioned numerous young men seeking sexual hook-ups for misbehavior.  Lincoln Project is as bogus as is the 1619 Project, crackpot, left-wing BS crap.
  74. 2021 Sunday C:  A recent NBC poll shows that approval ratings among Republicans for President Trump is as high as ever with 87-percent of the GOP solidly behind the president.   Meanwhile, this past Friday, Bill Maher criticized the incoming ‘Biden-Harris administration’ for flaunting all the COVID-19 restrictions by holding large inaugural events.   Everyone else but leftwing protesters must remain indoors cowering from the Chi-Vi, the Kung Flu, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  We say, “F**k them!”  P.S.- Joe will NEVER be our president. 
  75. 2021 Sunday D: The Australian Open is going to proceed in early February as planned even though some tennis players must remain indoors for 14 days if anyone around them tested positive for the Chinese Virus.  Many players said they would not have come had they known they would have had to remain indoors without practice for two flipping weeks.  Who can blame them?   Elsewhere, Betty White hits 99 years of age today.  Meanwhile, fans of Jeopardy! want the stage named for the late host, Alex Trebek.    
  76. 2021 Sunday E: Alexei Navalny arrives back in Moscow and is detained on arrival by Russian authorities.  Elsewhere, former Facebook official suggests that cable providers drop OAN and Newsmax.  Simultaneously, Twitter has suspended the account of Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene.  AND YOU THINK THERE’S NO FUNNY BUSINESS GOING ON ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND THE WORLD?
  77. 2021 Sunday F: On day 2 of the NFL Divisional Round of the playoffs, the Kansas City Chiefs (15-2) survive the loss of quarterback Patrick Mahomes and beat the visiting Cleveland Browns (12-6) by a final score of 22-17.  In the second game, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (13-5) beat the New Orleans Saints, 20 (13-5).  Next Sunday, the Bucs will visit Green Bay and Buffalo will visit Kansas City in the conference round.  We are making a BOLD prediction now- a ‘State Farm Super Bowl,’ Kansas City vs. Green Bay!  You heard it here first!  
  78. 2021 Sunday G: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 95,003,533 confirmed cases, +592,965, 2,029,938, confirmed deaths, +9,896, and 52,269,644 confirmed recoveries, +302,236.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 24,117,759 confirmed cases (mysteriously down from a week ago), up 120,964 from yesterday’s reporting, 401,256 confirmed deaths, UP 1,576, and 10,467,918 confirmed recoveries, UP 44,674.
  79. 2021 Sunday H: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,976,643 confirmed cases, 33,393 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 322 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 290,896 confirmed cases, 3,971 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: West Virginia: currently, they have 108,821 confirmed cases, 1,776 confirmed deaths, and 80,187 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 548,332 confirmed cases, 4,005 confirmed deaths, and 472,437 confirmed recoveries.
  80. 2022 Monday:  Aloha.  Stick around and share your thoughts…

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Monday, January 17, 2022:

ENDNOTES:

[i] 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.

[ii] On Wednesday, 14-June-2017, we began presenting the music of the Guess Who and of its individual members- including Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, and Bravebelt.  The entire discography ran from the above date through Sunday, 01-October-2017.  We hope you will check them out.

[iii] We shared the music of the Rolling Stones (and the group’s individual members) beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members solo projects which include Mick Taylor’s solo efforts.

[iv] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.  The debut Led Zeppelin album appeared on 07-July-2014.  We hope you will check this famed British band out.

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

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

[vii] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

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