134. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2022

1961 Sunday: An out-of-control mob attacks the Freedom Riders in Anniston and Birmingham, Alabama while a horde of Southern Democrat racists burns their bus. These are DEMOCRATS, not Republicans, this is who Democrats are: racists, fought to preserve slavery, and to keep black people in economic poverty and in their place.

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134. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Justices William Burnham Woods and Abe Fortas; U.S. Interior Secretary Carl Schurz; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Samuel Dexter and Abraham Alphonse Albert Gallatin; U.S. Secretaries of War Samuel Dexter and J. Donald Cameron; B.B. King, Cream featuring Jack Bruce, Talking Heads featuring David Byrne, the Yardbirds featuring Keith Relf, and the Young Rascals featuring Gene Cornish:

  1. 649 Monday: Theodore I ends his reign as the 73rd Roman Catholic Pope.  Theodore served as pontiff from November 24, 642.  St. Martin I would succeed Theodore.  
  2. 964 Monday: The reign of the 130th Roman Catholic Pope John XII ended today.  He first became Vicar of Christ 78 days earlier on February 26, 964.
  3. 1024 Friday: The reign of the 144th Roman Catholic Pope John XIX began on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until October 06, 1032.
  4. 1324 Sunday: In Venice in the Republic of Venice, future 205th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XII is born Angelo Correr.  He would put on his papal robes on November 30, 1406, and would guide his flock until July 04, 1415.
  5. 1643 Thursday: Louis XIV became king of France at age 4 upon the death of his father, Louis XIII.
  6. 1702 Sunday: England and the Netherlands declare war on France and Spain.  Meanwhile, Swedish troops under King Charles XII occupy the city of Warsaw, Poland.
  7. 1761 Thursday: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 4th U.S. Secretary of War Samuel Dexter is born.  A Federalist, he would serve under President John Adams from June 01, 1800, to January 31, 1801.  Dexter would also serve the nation as its third U.S. secretary of the Treasury, doing so under President John Adams from January 01,1801 to May 13, 1801.
  8. 1787 Monday: Delegates gather in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to begin work on the Constitution of the United States, the greatest document in the world.
  9. 1796 Saturday: English physician Edward Jenner inoculated 8-year-old James Phipps against smallpox by using cowpox matter.
  10. 1801 Thursday: The fourth U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Abraham Alphonse Albert Gallatin assumed office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President Thomas Jefferson from today until February 08,1814.
  11. 1804 Monday: The Lewis and Clark expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory as well as the Pacific Northwest left camp near present-day Hartford, Illinois.
  12. 1811 Tuesday: Paraguay gained independence from Spain on this date.
  13. 1833 Tuesday: In Middleton, Pa., future 32nd U.S. Secretary of War J. Donald Cameron is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from May 22, 1876, to March 04, 1877.
  14. 1853 Saturday: Gail Borden patents his process for condensed milk.
  15. 1863 Thursday: Union forces defeated the Confederates in the Battle of Jackson, Mississippi.
  16. 1874 Thursday: McGill University and Harvard met at Cambridge, Massachusetts, for the first college football game to charge admission. 
  17. 1878 Tuesday: Robert A. Chesebrough registered the name, Vaseline, on this date.
  18. 1887 Saturday: The 45th U.S. Supreme Court associate justice- William Burnham Woods- passed away in Washington, DC.  He began life as a Democrat and became a Republican.  Appointed by President Rutherford B. Hayes to fill the seat held by William Strong, he served from December 21, 1880, to his death on this day.
  19. 1897 Friday: Great Britain signs a treaty of peace with King Menelik II of Abyssinia.  Guglielmo Marconi made the first communication by wireless telegraph on this date.
  20. 1900 Monday: The Olympic Games opened in Paris, held as part of the 1900 World’s Fair.
  21. 1906 Monday: In New York City, N.Y., former 13th U.S. Interior Secretary Carl Schurz died at age 77.  A Republican, he served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, to March 07, 1881.
  22. 1913 Wednesday: John D. Rockefeller gives $100,000 to the Rockefeller Foundation.
  23. 1918 Tuesday: Sunday baseball becomes legal in Washington, D.C.
  24. 1921 Saturday: Benito Mussolini’s Fascist Party wins 29 seats in Parliament.  Meanwhile, in the United States, Judge Florence Allen is the first female judge to sentence a man to death.
  25. 1932 Saturday: In New York City, a “We want beer” parade takes place during Prohibition.
  26. 1935 Tuesday: The Philippines ratified an independence agreement on this date.
  27. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, the Nazis bomb Rotterdam leading to the surrender of the Netherlands.  Meanwhile, the Germans break through at Sedan, France, leading to the overwhelming of all French and British forces on the continent.
  28. 1942 Thursday: The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra first performed Aaron Copeland’s “Lincoln Portrait,” on this date.  Elsewhere, Gene Cornish—future guitarist/vocalist with the American rock band, the (Young) Rascals[i]—is born in Ontario, Canada, on this date.  Meanwhile, an act of Congress established the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) on this date.
  29. 1943 Friday: Jack Bruce, future bassist, and vocalist with the British bands Cream[ii], West, Bruce & Laing[iii], and with Robin Trower[iv], was born on this date in Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
  30. 1944 Sunday: 91 Luftwaffe bombers attack Bristol, England, during World War II. 
  31. 1945 Monday: During World War II, a Kamikaze pilot strikes the aircraft carrier, the USS Enterprise with a direct hit.
  32. 1948 Friday: According to the current-era calendar, the people of Israel- led by new Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion- proclaim the independent state of Israel in Tel Aviv on this date.  President Harry S. Truman immediately recognized the new country even as its Muslim neighbors rose up in anger and launched a war to destroy the world’s only Jewish state.
  33. 1952 Wednesday: Future multi-instrumentalist/vocalist with the New York City rock band, Talking Heads[v]—David Byrne—is born in Dumbarton, Scotland, on this date.
  34. 1955 Saturday: The following nations–the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Romania sign the Warsaw Pact on this date.
  35. 1961 Sunday: An out-of-control mob attacks the Freedom Riders in Anniston and Birmingham, Alabama while a horde of Southern Democrat racists burns their bus.
  36. 1962 Monday: In Brooklyn, N.Y., future guitarist with the rock band, Poison- C.C. DeVille- is born.
  37. 1963 Tuesday: Kuwait becomes the 111th member of the United Nations.
  38. 1965 Friday: The People’s Republic of China sets off its second atomic bomb.
  39. 1968 Tuesday: In Czechoslovakia, the government of Alexander Dubcek announces liberalizing reforms.  This would lead to a Soviet invasion.
  40. 1969 Wednesday: Canada legalizes contraception and abortion.   Elsewhere, the 95th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Abe Fortas left the high court on this date.  President Lyndon Baines Johnson nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of another Democratic Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg’s seat.  Fortas served from August 11, 1965, until today.
  41. 1973 Monday: The United States launched Skylab I, its first manned space station.  (Skylab I remained in orbit for six years before burning up during re-entry in 1979.  Meanwhile, in London, gold hits a record $102.50 per ounce.
  42. 1974 Tuesday: The Symbionese Liberation Army suffers annihilation during a police raid and ensuing conflagration.
  43. 1975 Wednesday: U.S. Marines and Naval forces raid the Cambodian island of Koh Tang to free the crewmembers of the Mayaguez freighter, taken prisoner by the Khmer Rouge.
  44. 1976 Friday: In Hounslow, London, England, Keith Relf—former lead vocalist with the British rock band, the Yardbirds—accidentally electrocuted himself when he plugged his electric guitar into an improperly grounded amplifier in his basement; he was just 33 years-old.
  45. 1980 Wednesday: President Jimmy Carter inaugurated the Department of Health and Human Services on this date.
  46. 1985 Tuesday: Ray Kroc’s first McDonald’s restaurant became the first fast-food business museum, and it is in Des Plaines, Illinois.
  47. 1988 Saturday: 27 people, mostly teens, lost their lives when their church bus collided with a pickup going the wrong direction on a highway near Carrollton, Kentucky.  (Truck driver Larry Mahoney served 9.5 years in prison for manslaughter).
  48. 1992 Thursday: Former Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev addressed members of the U.S. Congress, appealing to them to pass a bill to aid the people of the former Soviet Union.
  49. 1996 Tuesday: A tornado hit 80 villages in northern Bangladesh, killing more than 440 people.
  50. 1998 Thursday: Singer-actor Frank Sinatra died at a Los Angeles hospital at age 82.  Meanwhile, the final episode of Seinfeld appears on TV; the commercials are worth $2 million each.
  51. 1999 Friday: North Korea returned the remains of six U.S. soldiers that had died during the Korean War.
  52. 2001 Monday: The Supreme Court ruled 8-0 in United States v. Oakland Cannabis  Buyers Cooperative that there is no exception in federal law for people to use marijuana for medical purposes yet in 2020, look at how far the pro-pot dopers have taken the nation!
  53. 2004 Friday:  The U.S. Supreme Court refused to step in and block gay marriages in the state of Massachusetts. 
  54. 2010 Friday: After 25 years of service, the Space Shuttle Atlantis lifts off for its final mission to the International Space Station.  Elsewhere, football fans in the Iraqi city of Tal Afar get something more than they bargained for when a suicide bomber blows up at least 25 soccer fans and injures another 120 or more spectators.  WTF?
  55. 2011 Saturday: In efforts to save Baton Rouge and New Orleans from floods, state authorities open the Morganza Spillway on the Mississippi River, deliberately flooding 3,000 square miles of rural Louisiana.  Elsewhere, as the Obama administration ginned-up war against Libya takes off, the International Criminal Court issues arrest warrants for three Libyans including dictator Moammar Gaddafi. 
  56. 2012 Monday: Scientists at Stanford University invent a working bionic eye, which receives its power from focused light; the eye could eventually restore the sight of millions of people suffering from macular degeneration and retinal pigmentosa.  Elsewhere, Rep. Ron Paul, R-TX 22nd congressional district, announces he will be dropping his bid to win the GOP presidential nomination.  However, he plans to continue amassing delegates so he can have a say in the platform at the GOP Convention in August.
  57. 2013 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, the Soyuz capsule safely lands in Kazakhstan, carrying Expedition 35 astronauts Thomas Marshburn of the U.S., Chris Hadfield of Canada, and Roman Romanenko of Russia back from the International Space Station.   Speaking of Russia, Moscow claims to have arrested a CIA agent trying to recruit a Russian asset.
  58. 2014 Wednesday: After three years of being executive director with the New York Times, the newspaper fires its first female in that post, Jill Abramson and replaces her with their first black American, Dean Baquet.  Elsewhere, anger continues growing in Vietnam over the Chi-Coms muscling into that nation’s territorial waters with an oil rig.  Protests get out of hand and at least 15-foreign-owned, i.e., Chi-Com businesses go up in smoke.
  59. 2015 Thursday: At the age of 89, blues legend B.B. King[vi] loses his fight with high blood pressure and diabetes.  Elsewhere, the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council convenes with President Barack Hussein Obama at the White House to discuss the proposed nuclear deal with Iran.  Sunni Arabs aren’t really big on the Persians getting ahold of nuclear weapons.
  60. 2016 Saturday: Surfer Gabriel Medina becomes the first surfer to successfully land a ‘backflip’ in competition.  Congratulations.  Elsewhere, ISIS thugs in Iraq send 14 suicide bombers against a building complex.  In the resulting detonations, they kill themselves and only take six others with them to convene with Allah.  Not a big return on the effort there, jihadis. 
  61. 2017 Sunday: Emanuel Macron takes the oath of office today which makes him the 25th president of France.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms begin a two-day summit in Beijing in which to discuss ways to sell its ‘belt and road initiative’ to the rest of the world.  With this plan, they intend to insinuate themselves into the various unsuspecting nations of the world by loaning them money and then when the nations are unable to repay the debts, they can then push themselves in deeper and take advantage of them by gobbling up their resources at unfair rates, building military installations, and gradually taking control over everyday affairs.  This is the 21st century version of what the colonial powers did in a weakened China back in the 1800s.  Thank God Donald J. Trump is our president.  He will thwart them.
  62. 2018 Monday: First Lady Melania Trump undergoes treatment for a benign kidney condition on this date.  Meanwhile, U.S. federal court strikes down ban against sports betting in most U.S. states.  Finally, the United States formally recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.  Thank you, President Trump.
  63. 2019 Tuesday: One of the saner Democrats, Montana Governor Stephen Clark Bullock, announces his bid for the 2020 presidential nomination of his party.  Meanwhile, Wikileaks announces that China has banned all its versions within their country.  Elsewhere, former New York Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-NY 9th congressional district, walked out of a halfway house today having completed his 21-month sentence for having exposed himself to a 15-year-old girl online.
  64. 2020 Thursday: The left produces yet another limp-wristed sniveler on this date.  Self-proclaimed ‘whistleblower’ Dr. Rick Wright sits before the U.S. Congress crying and whining that ‘NO ONE LISTENED TO ME’ when in fact everyone was working hard to accomplish the same thing: defeating the Wuhan Virus Crisis.  Speaking of communist China’s ‘gift to the world that won’t stop giving,’ here are the latest statistics: globally, we have 4,434,590 confirmed number of cases, 301,937 confirmed deaths, and 1,583,929 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,446,802 confirmed number of cases, 86,465 confirmed deaths, and 249,422 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats: first, California: 71,141 confirmed number of cases, 2,934 confirmed deaths, but 0 confirmed recoveries- what’s up, Gov. Newsom, you POS?  Next, Hawaii: 638 confirmed number of cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 564 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, Washington state: 17,663 confirmed number of cases, 983 confirmed deaths, but like California, 0 confirmed recoveries.  Far-left governors, stop with the flipping politics, give us the stats.  On the unemployment front, we had another 3 million or so Americans file for their benefits.  Thank you, communist China, thank you.  Scumbags.  Meanwhile, the judge in the Michael Flynn Case, Emmet Sullivan won’t let the case go even after the Justice Department said to ‘drop it.’  U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel: impeach this POS judge.
  65. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 162,494,223 confirmed cases, +663,686, 3,370,273  confirmed deaths, +12,009 and 141,430,540 confirmed recoveries, +78,851.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,656,062 confirmed cases, UP 29,782 from yesterday’s reporting, 599,220 confirmed deaths, UP 626,[vii] and 26,706,801 confirmed recoveries, UP 40,953.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  66. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 283,148 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 176,461 deaths.     
  67. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,766,515 confirmed cases, 62,611 confirmed deaths, and 2,009,700 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,286,283 confirmed cases, 36,007 confirmed deaths, and 1,876,464 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,450 confirmed cases, 489 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 421,721 confirmed cases, 5,679 confirmed deaths, and 204,513 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Federal Prisons: they have 54,964 confirmed cases, 238 confirmed deaths, and 53,035 confirmed recoveries.[ix]   
  68. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,079 confirmed cases, 6,380 confirmed deaths, and 831,950 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon: 138,085 cases of the virus, 923 confirmed deaths and 110,108 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  69. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,382.13, UP 360.68 points (+1.06%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,429.98, UP 304.99 points (+2.32%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,173.85, UP 61.35 points (+1.49%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.51 per barrel, +0.14 (+0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,844.00 per troy oz., +5.90 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $27.53 per troy ounce, +0.16 (+0.58%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,231.10 per troy oz, +8.30 (+0.68%) while the price of COPPER is $4.06 per pound, +0.01 (+0.19%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,892.50 per troy oz, +29.61 (+1.03%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,400.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+1.43%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000020.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.44 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Swedish Krona, one greenback equals 8.33 and in Swiss Franc, a buck equals 0.90 and in Syrian Pound, one dollar equals 2,510.00 of theirs.[xiv]    
  70. 2021 Friday 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 $4.121 per gallon, $2.896 in Florida, $3.850 in Hawaii, and $3.530 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Tennessee: $2.889.  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- Azerbaijan: $2.227 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,286,444,952,247 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  71. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Soon, the centurions guarding our southern border may step aside.  U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officers are chafing beneath the ultra-left-wing policies of the Biden regime.  Senator Tommy Tuberville, R-AL, says that CBP and ICE are being overwhelmed by the flood pouring across the border (which is why we encourage the laying in of minefields, anti-personnel, anti-vehicle, anti-boat obstacles, layers of concertina razor wire out into the middle of the Rio Grande as well as Foo Gas pits (liquified napalm) in high-traffic areas for illegal aliens.  We must do whatever we must do to save our country).
  72. 2021 Friday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– thanks to the massive cash infusion dumped into the laps of the Palestinian thugs, rockets continue flying across the border between Gaza and Israel- as well as southbound from Lebanon and westbound from Syria- into Israel.  The Israelis are taking them down, but the barrages are growing, and the Joe Biden regime won’t stand with Israel.  Where are the other signatories of the Abraham Accords?  Why are they NOT demanding the human fecal matter in Gaza stop the attacks?  In other horribly shocking news, the United States is sending ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL AID to the Palestinian maggots in Gaza.  We say the only aid they need is a few dozen neutron bombs.  Reclaim the land.
  73. 2021 Friday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information I–  President Donald J. Trump touts his vaccines and says that ‘Joe Biden had NOTHING to do with them.’  True, absolutely true.  Meanwhile, evangelical pastor Franklin Graham is warning Christians NOT to wait too long and miss out on getting the Chi-Vi vaccines.  Uh, Pastor Graham- we are not going to get this crap injected into our bodies.  It is unlike any other vaccine in the world.  It is RNA-based as no other vaccine in the history of medicine is.   Elsewhere, Wal-Mart says that vaccinated patrons will no longer have to wear face masks while New York and New Jersey- no matter what ‘the science’ says are going to require facial coverings for everyone.  Period.
  74. 2021 Friday I: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information II– Next, drooling old Joe Biden says ‘it’s a wonderful day that the masks can come off’…yet, somehow, they aren’t.  Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi says that ‘NO matter what the Centers for Disease Control says, everyone in the House chamber will wear masks except when speaking on the floor.’  Oh, well.   Elsewhere, a new poll says that young people believe that in order for everyone to return to work and/or school, they are going to have to get the Bat Fu Yuk vaccine or no go.  The youngsters have drunk long and deep from the well of Kool-Aid.  Speaking of this insanity, Delta Airlines says (get this) ‘ALL new hires must get the China Virus vaccine but existing employees, well, they don’t have to…’  WTF?
  75. 2021 Friday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News–  As if we required additional proof that the 2020 Elections were corrupt in a variety of states, Dominion Voting Systems WON’T provide the passwords for their tabulators to the Arizona Senate’s investigation into election integrity last November.  IF there was ever a reason to go to war with Canada, this is among the top reasons.  Canada- force YOUR company to cooperate or Americans will begin boycotting your crap-hole country.  Speaking of 2020, loser Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, the darling of the Democratic Party now that she has lost her position as GOP Conference chair- says she ‘regrets voting for Donald Trump in 2020.’  Oh, really- YOU voted for President Trump?  We find that difficult to believe.
  76. 2021 Friday K: Political News I–  the House GOP elected Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, to fill the shoes of the disloyal Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, today.  President Donald J. Trump gave her a thumb’s up seal of approval.   Speaking of the president, we hear that MAGA rallies will commence soon, most likely in the early summer.[xviii]  Fantastic.  Next, Governor Doug Ducey, RINO-AZ, now refuses to accept any additional federal money for expanded unemployment benefits and will instead offer EVERY employee who returns to work a $2,000 incentive.  Excellent.   In other news, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez aka AOC aka Baby Evita aka the Fly aka Sandy Cortez is expressing TERROR of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district.  Rep. Greene is puzzled as to WHY the so-called “FLY” is fearful of debating her Green New Deal with Rep. Greene?  If she believes in the GND, then she needs to debate it in public.
  77. 2021 Friday L: Political News II– Recently, an Antifa protester was heard to say, “I CAN’T WAIT UNTIL BLACK PEOPLE ARE LYNCHING WHITE PEOPLE.”  So much for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  (Note- we predicted years back that it would be a few years before Antifa, and BLM began carrying out their own beheading videos of people they claim to be enemies.  That’s why we have guns).  Next, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, has labeled Hamas what it is: a terrorist group.  Good.  Next, the U.S. House of Representatives agrees on a ‘bipartisan panel’ to investigate the events the ‘Capitol Hill Riots’ of January 06, 2021, the largest FALSE FLAG OPERATION in the history of America and her politics.   We learn from Tucker Carlson this evening on Fox News Channel that the U.S. Department of Justice has loads of unreleased photographic evidence that could blow the entire sham out of the water.  This, we got to see.  Moving on, a recent Rasmussen poll says that liberal news viewers are woefully uneducated on the massive rise in violent crime across the country.
  78. 2021 Friday M: Political News III– A federal judge in Alabama upholds an anti-riot bill.  Next, a new anti-abortion bill in Texas is expected to receive Governor Greg Abbott’s signature.  Meanwhile, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom is fighting to protect his job now and is offering $30 million tax breaks to initiate new film and TV projects, the very same ones he drove out of the state to seek less-expensive locations for their work.  Next, since Amazon had access to a mailbox used by its employees, the union vote they won in the Peach State could be overturned.  Whoa.  We are surprised the workers ‘didn’t vote’ to unionize.  That seemed mighty peculiar that all of a sudden, the became lovers of Jeff Bezos.  Wow.
  79. 2021 Friday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– In another detestable (and anti-American) Biden regime news, ‘Usurper Joe’ is going to cancel President Donald J. Trump’s ‘Garden of American Heroes’ project.  What a bum.   Speaking of the ‘drooler,’ Rep. Tim Burchett, R-TN 2nd congressional district, says the ‘Joe Biden White House is out of control.’  Meanwhile, regarding the aforementioned continuation of mask mandates, Joe Biden- always out of step with whatever is going on, says ‘it’s a momentous day for America that we no longer have to wear masks.’  What?  In other Biden regime news, Joe tossed out President Donald J. Trump’s ban on illegal aliens who would become burdensome to American taxpayers because of illness.  That’s great, Joe.  Yet another chink in the Cloward & Piven chain of crumbling the United States.
  80. 2021 Friday O: Business News– Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district, says it’s ‘appalling’ that the $5 million ransom was paid to Darkside, the company that devastated the Colonial Pipeline.  Speaking of Darkside, they are now said to be targeting Japan’s Toshiba.   Joe Biden, however, won’t admit to the $4-5 million ransom being paid to the Russian government-approved hackers.  (Note- when Russia was said to be paying bounties for the deaths of Americans, they wanted President Trump to go to war with the Russkies.  Seems like Joe should be dropping nukes atop Moscow right now).  Elsewhere, even with the Colonial pipeline up and running, the gas crunch is affecting Washington, D.C.  Go figure.
  81. 2021 Friday P: Miscellaneous News I– California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base will be renamed Space Force Base.  Elsewhere, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt, GOP, has been booted from the Tulsa Race Riot Panel over him being insensitive to the plight of people of color by signing a bill banning Critical Race Theory.  Next, Columbus, Ohio, has settled on a payment of $10 million to the family of Andre Hill whom a law enforcement officer shot dead last year.  Like the settlement for the family of George Floyd prior to the trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin so, too, does this settlement come ahead of the trial of now-fired Police Officer Adam Coy who also is facing a murder charge.  Officer Coy won’t receive a fair trial either.
  82. 2021 Friday Q: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Poor Chrissy Teigen just got dumped by Target who canceled her line of cookware once information came to light that she is a cyberbully.  Wow.  Didn’t see that one coming.   In other WOKE news, Norman Public Schools in Oklahoma paid $22,750 to equity trainers to indoctrinate their students.  What a load of crap.  Let’s return to the DREAM of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.- he had us on the right track and now, WOKE is everything.  Sad.   Speaking of WOKE, New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov’ still cannot cop to his sexual harassment claims by putting the onus on the women he was feeling up.  What a guy.
  83. 2021 Friday R: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the numbers for the Mega-Millions Draw #1659 with a $480 million jackpot on the line: 03, 18, 41, 44, 68, and Mega 03.  Out of 172,936 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $894,156.  The winning ticket was sold at King’s Beverage Company in South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.
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Murray Wilson- the Beach Boys’ manager and father of three of them- was an abusive POS and by this time had damaged son, Brian’s eardrum following several slaps upside the head; yet Brian still cranked out the tunes.  “All Summer Long” came out on July 13, 1964, and continued the group’s meteoric rise to heights heretofore unseen in American music.  The band featured Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), and Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals).  The tunes on this one are ones we cherish to this day such as “I Get Around,” “All Summer Long,” “Hushabye,” “Little Honda,” “Wendy,” and “Don’t Back Down.”  One gets a varied selection of surfin’ tunes, hot rod tunes, and hot chicks on the beach tunes which are as delightful now as they were more than half a century ago.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  We think you will be extremely happy you did.  Enjoy.

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

[ii] We began offering music by the supergroup Cream on Friday, 17-January-2014 through Monday, 03-February-2014.  Please seek out their albums by visiting posts on those corresponding dates.  You will be glad you did.

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

[iv] We began promoting the music of both Procol Harum and Robin Trower along with Gary Brooker beginning on Monday, 16-March-2015 through Sunday, 31-May-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your growing music collection.

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

[vi] We definitely hope to promote the music of B.B. King- perhaps one of the all-time great blues guitarists of all time- at some point in the future.

[vii] 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)

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

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

[x] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] Donald J. Trump is expected to host the new Super Pac rally upcoming in New Jersey. 

357. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2021

2020 Wednesday: Meanwhile, the president continues blasting the COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus bill criticizing HOW Americans are being shafted with measly $600 checks when ILLEGAL ALIENS are going to get $1,800 apiece as well as all the nations that will be receiving aid that should be going directly to the American people.

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357. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2021:

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U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Jay; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William Moody and William R. Day; U.S. Attorneys General William Henry Moody and James P. McGranery; Acting DHS Secretary Rand Beers; DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson; Acting U.S. Secretary of State John Jay; Lavrentiy Beria; World War II Japanese wartime leader Hideki Tojo; Aerosmith featuring Brad Whitford, the Beach Boys, Genesis featuring Anthony Philips, The Jefferson Airplane featuring Jorma Kaukonen, King Crimson featuring Adrian Belew, Michael Schenker Group featuring Graham Bonnet, Mountain featuring Leslie West, Mott the Hoople featuring Luther Grosvenor aka Ariel Bender, and Pearl Jam featuring Eddie Vetter:

  1. 619 Thursday: Boniface V begins his reign as the 69th Roman Catholic pontiff on this date.  His reign would last from today until October 25, 625.
  2. 940 Friday: The 39th caliph of all Islam- Al-Radi ended his time as the leader of all Islam on this date.  He first picked up his scimitar of conquest in December 909.
  3. 1620 Wednesday: French Huguenots declare war on French King Louis XIII.
  4. 1745 Thursday: In New York City, the future first U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Jay is born.  President George Washington would nominate his fellow Federalist to the nation’s new high court.  He would serve from September 26, 1789, to June 29, 1795.  He would also serve as the first U.S. acting secretary of state from September 15, 1789, to March 22, 1790.
  5. 1783 Tuesday: George Washington resigned as commander in chief of the Continental Army and retired to his home of Mount Vernon, Virginia.
  6. 1788 Tuesday: Maryland passed an act to cede an area “not exceeding ten miles square” for the seat of the national government; about 2/3 of the area became the District of Columbia.
  7. 1805 Monday: Joseph Smith, Jr., principal founder of the Mormon religious movement, was born in Sharon, Vermont.
  8. 1823 Tuesday: The poem “Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas” was published anonymously in the Troy, New York Sentinel; the verse, more popularly known as “T’ was the Night before Christmas” was later attributed to Clement C. Moore.
  9. 1834 Tuesday: English architect Joseph Hansom patented his ‘safety cab,’ better known as the Hansom cab.
  10. 1852 Thursday: The first Chinese theater in the United States—the Theatre of Celestial john in San Francisco, California—opened on this date.
  11. 1853 Friday: In Newbury, Massachusetts, future 60th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Moody, Republican, is born.  President Theodore Roosevelt nominated him to fill the seat of fellow Republican Associate Justice Henry Brown.  Moody served from December 12, 1906, to November 20, 1910.  Prior to serving on the U.S. Supreme Court, Moody served the nation as its 45th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from July 01, 1904, to December 12, 1906.
  12. 1856 Tuesday: Ralph Collier received a U.S. patent on this date for the first rotary eggbeater with rotating parts.  
  13. 1862 Tuesday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis proclaims Union General Benjamin “Beast” Butler to be a “felon, outlaw, and common enemy of mankind.”
  14. 1888 Sunday: Following an argument with Paul Gauguin, Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh, cut off a portion of his own earlobe.
  15. 1903 Wednesday: The 59th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William R. Day assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Theodore Roosevelt nominated Day to fill Associate Justice George Shiras’ seat. He served from today until November 13, 1922.
  16. 1913 Tuesday: President Woodrow Wilson signs the Federal Reserve Act into law.
  17. 1919 Tuesday: The USS Relief—the first ship designed to transport patients aboard its 515 beds—launched on this date.
  18. 1922 Saturday: British Broadcasting Corp.—aka the BBC—began broadcasting daily news reports.
  19. 1928 Sunday: The National Broadcasting Company set up a permanent coast-to-coast network.
  20. 1930 Tuesday: Elizabeth Ruth Davis, an unknown actress, arrived in Hollywood under contract to Universal Studios.  Universal changed her name to Bette Davis for the movies.
  21. 1933 Saturday: Convicted of the Reichstag Fire, the German high court sentences Marinus van der Lubbe to death.  In the U.S., President Franklin Delano Roosevelt restored the civil rights of about 1,500 that the Feds jailed for opposing the First World War.
  22. 1939 Saturday: The Finns launched a counteroffensive to throw the Russians out of Summa during the Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union.
  23. 1940 Monday: Jorma Kaukonen, future lead guitarist of the San Francisco bands, the Jefferson Airplane[i] and Hot Tuna[ii], is born on this date in Washington, D.C.
  24. 1941 Tuesday: During World War II, American forces on Wake Island surrendered to the Japanese.  Elsewhere, Japanese troops begin assaulting Rangoon, Burma while in the North African desert; British forces overwhelm the defenders at Benghazi, Libya.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, Red Army troops are launching attacks on Chern where the 10th Infantry Division is fighting to hold the city.   The Soviet attacks will prove to be too much.
  25. 1942 Wednesday: Bob Hope agreed to entertain U.S. airmen in Alaska on this date.  It was the first of the traditional Christmas shows.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein arrives at a decision.  He orders Colonel General “Papa” Hoth to begin pulling back from the Miskova River. The 6th Panzer Division is already across the river preparing to continue heading east to Stalingrad when they receive orders to begin a withdrawal to the bridgehead and begin crossing to the western side of the river.  This will doom the Sixth Army in the city.  
  26. 1943 Thursday: Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery learns that he is going to oversee Operation Overlord, the second front in Western Europe during World War II; unfortunately for him, military leaders of the United States and Great Britain supplant him with General Dwight D. Eisenhower.  
  27. 1946 Monday: Luther Grosvenor, future lead guitarist of the British bands, Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, and Widowmaker[iii] was born on this date in Evesham, Worcestershire, England.  (After he left Spooky Tooth, he changed his name to ‘Ariel Bender.’  Elsewhere, “Crazy” Ray Tabano—original rhythm guitarist with the rock band, Aerosmith[iv]—was born on this date in the Bronx, New York City.  Brad Whitford replaced him in 1971.
  28. 1947 Tuesday: John Bardeen, Walter H. Brattain and William Shockley invented the transistor.  Meanwhile- in Skegness, Lincolnshire, England- future vocalist with the Michael Schenker Group, Graham Bonnet, is born.
  29. 1948 Thursday: Former Japanese premier Hideki Tojo and six other Japanese war leaders went to the gallows in Tokyo.
  30. 1949 Friday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the British progressive rock band, King Crimson[v], 1981-2003—Adrian Belew—is born in Covington, Kentucky, on this date.
  31. 1951 Sunday: Anthony Philips—future guitarist with the British band, Genesis[vi], from 1967-1970—is born in Chiswick, West London, England, on this date.   Elsewhere, a national network televised an NFL championship game for the first time.  The Los Angeles Rams beat the Cleveland Browns 24-17.  The DuMont Network paid $75,000 for rights to the game. 
  32. 1953 Wednesday: The Soviet Union announced the execution of Lavrentiy Beria[vii], former head of the KGB, for treason.
  33. 1954 Thursday: The first successful human kidney transplant took place at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
  34. 1960 Friday: King Saud of Saudi Arabia assumes power.
  35. 1962 Sunday: Cuba began releasing prisoners from the failed Bay of Pigs invasion under an agreement in which Cuba would receive more than $50 million worth of food and medical supplies.  Elsewhere, the former 61st U.S. Attorney General James P. McGranery died in Palm Beach, Florida, at age 67.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from April 04, 1952, to January 20, 1953.
  36. 1963 Monday: The Beach Boys[viii] appear on the U.S. rock-and-roll show, “Shindig,” for the first time.   
  37. 1964 Wednesday: In Evanston, Illinois, future vocalist with Pearl Jam- Eddie Vetter- is born.
  38. 1965 Thursday: From Los Angeles, California, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry scores a TKO over his opponent, Roy Crear, in the 3rd round of a 10-round bout to put his pro record at 13-0-1.
  39. 1967 Saturday: President Lyndon B. Johnson, on his way home from a visit to Australia and Southeast Asia, held an unprecedented meeting with Pope John Paul VI at the Vatican; during the two-hour conference, Johnson asked the pope for help in bringing a peaceful end to the war in Vietnam.
  40. 1968 Monday: North Korea releases 82 crewmembers of the U.S. intelligence ship, Pueblo, 11 months after it had captured them in international waters.  Meanwhile, Apollo 8 astronauts Bormann, Lovell, and Anders become the first men to orbit the moon.
  41. 1969 Tuesday: In Orlando, Florida, Earnie Shavers scores a TKO in the 2nd round of a 6-round bout over Gene Idelette to put his pro record to 6-1.
  42. 1972 Saturday: In what became known as football’s “Immaculate Reception,” Franco Harris of the Pittsburgh Steelers caught a pass thrown by Terry Bradshaw and scored a touchdown after the ball had been deflected during a collision between Jack Tatum of the Oakland Raiders and the Steelers’ John Fuqua.  The Steelers won the AFC divisional playoff game 12-7, despite controversy over the exact circumstance of the play.  Elsewhere in the world, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Nicaragua, destroying most of the capital, Managua; the disaster claimed some 5,000 lives.
  43. 1975 Tuesday: Richard S. Welch, the Central Intelligence Agency station chief in Athens, was shot and killed outside his home by an Islamist militant group.
  44. 1986 Tuesday: The experimental airplane Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, completed the first non-stop, non-refueled round-the-world flight as it returned safely to Edwards Air Force Base in Kern County.
  45. 1990 Sunday: Slovenians vote to secede from Yugoslavia. 
  46. 1994 Friday: Major League Baseball owners vote to impose a salary cap, something the player’s union severely opposes.
  47. 1995 Saturday: A fire in Dabwali, India, killed 446 people, more than half of them children, during a year-end party being held near the children’s school.
  48. 1997 Tuesday: A federal jury convicts Terry Nichols of helping Timothy McVeigh in the Oklahoma City Bombing.  Elsewhere, Chicago Bulls Coach Phil Jackson is the quickest coach in the NBA to reach 500 wins.
  49. 2001 Sunday: Time magazine named New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliana its Person of the year for his steadfast response to the 9/11 Islamist terrorist attacks.
  50. 2003 Tuesday: The government announced the first suspected (later confirmed) case of mad cow disease in the U.S. in Washington state.
  51. 2010 Thursday: Some Greeks in the nation’s parliament protest sweeping cuts approved in the budget for 2011.
  52. 2011 Friday: North Korea announces it will accept all South Korean delegations who wish to visit their country to pay their respects to the departed Great Leader, Kim Jong-Il.  Meanwhile, ISIS conducts a double suicide bombing car attack that claims the lives of 40 people and wounds a hundred plus in Damascus, Syria.
  53. 2012 Sunday: South Korea’s Defense Ministry disputes North Korea’s satellite launch into space, claiming it was a disguised missile test of a 10,000-kilometer long-range missile.
  54. 2013 Monday: Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the AK-47 assault rifle bearing his name, dies at his home in the city of Izhevsk at the age of 94.  Meanwhile- also in Russia- Vladimir Putin releases the last two members of the Russian punk band, Pussy Riot[ix] (Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova) from prison by giving them amnesty after spending nearly two years in the joint for a protest at Moscow’s main cathedral.
  55. 2013 Monday A: Acting Department of Homeland Security Director Rand Beers left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Barack Hussein Obama from September 06, 2013, until today.  His replacement- the 4th U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson assumed office on this date.  He would serve until January 20, 2017.
  56. 2014 Tuesday: Sony Pictures announces it will release the controversial comedy, “The Interview” starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, one in which, the CIA contracted the pair to assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jung-Un.  At first, Sony canceled the movie after a massive hacking attack hit the company and the thug running North Korea threatened the safety of executives and other Americans over the release of the film.
  57. 2015 Wednesday: A ‘report’ by Inside Climate News says that ‘all oil companies were aware of ‘climate change’ in the 1970s.   In Afghanistan, the U.S. commences launching air strikes against Taliban targets in Helmand Province.  
  58. 2016 Friday: In eastern Aleppo as the Syrian government forces fight their way into the city, they discover the bodies of at least 100 of their fellows who were prisoners.  The ISIS scum executed them to prevent their rescue.   Meanwhile, in Milan, Italy, the 24-year-old POS jihadist who drove a truck through a Berlin Christmas market is shot dead by Italian law enforcement.
  59. 2017 Saturday: In the southern Philippines, severe flooding caused by Tropical Storm Vinta kills at least 200 people via flooding and mudslides.   Elsewhere, French President Emanuel Macron of the G 5 Sahel fighting against Islamic terrorists in northern Mali.   
  60. 2018 Sunday:  The ongoing government shutdown could continue for days as the U.S. Senate adjourns until next Thursday.   Meanwhile, two people arrested for flying a drone in restricted airspace at Gatwick Airport in London two days earlier are released without charges.   
  61. 2019 Monday:  As the U.S. House of Representatives dallies with bringing the two articles of impeachment to the Senate to get the ball rolling, House Democrats say they might tack on additional charges as they go.  As ‘new evidence’ continues to arise- or so they claim- they could add additional articles or come back for a second bite of the apple if the first one goes awry.  Meanwhile, the Pentagon announces it is considering withdrawing U.S. troops from West Africa.
  62. 2020 Wednesday: As RINO Republicans continue pushing President Donald J. Trump aside so they can return to ‘business as usual’ (the COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus Bill’s extraordinary price tag is a prime example), President Trump vows that Senator John Thune, part of GOP leadership in the upper house, will face a primary challenger.  He and his boss, Mitch McConnell deserve to lose their seats.  Regarding the $750 billion Defense Bill, the president suggests he is likely to veto that bi-partisan disaster, too- update, HE DID VETO IT because restrictions on Big Tech are not included.  Meanwhile, the president continues blasting the COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus bill criticizing HOW Americans are being shafted with measly $600 checks when ILLEGAL ALIENS are going to get $1,800 apiece as well as all the nations that will be receiving aid that should be going directly to the American people.
  63. 2020 Wednesday A: Regarding the preceding section, progressives in the House and Senate back Donald J. Trump on wanting more money for the American people.  House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi urges the 45th president to force the GOP to up the ante going to the American people as relief/stimulus to $2,000 per adult.  However, the decrepit, angry old bag won’t cut the pork so apparent in the bill out and throw it in the wastebasket. 
  64. 2020 Wednesday B: ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden shares an uplifting message with the nation, that ‘our darkest days lay ahead.’  They sure do, IF YOU are in the White House because you are in the pocket of Xi Jinping, you worthless POS.  NOT OUR PRESIDENT!  Speaking of ‘Beijing Biden,’ he says the ‘Russian hack is not under control and that President Donald J. Trump must do something about it NOW.’  Vladimir Putin says in reply, there will be ‘nothing good’ under a “Pro-China Joe” Biden administration (says one communist to another).   Elsewhere, New York City- under the control of stoned moron Mayor Bill Di Blasio- leads the nation in population loss as more people abandon the dying city for greener pastures in other parts of the country.
  65. 2020 Wednesday C: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson- BoJo to his friends and family- eyes greater lockdowns on the British people using the NEW STRAIN of the Chi-Com bat flu as his excuse.  Speaking of Great Britain, Brexit is not going well because the Xi Jinping Virus has slowed down talks between the UK and the EU.  Go figure.  Regarding the Wuhan Virus Crisis, Pfizer says it will supply the U.S. with another 100,000,000 doses of its Kung Flu vaccine by July 2021.  Next, Google says it warned scientists NOT to share information on race, gender, and facial analysis operations conducted at the corrupt search engine giant, one run by a Punjabi POS named Sundar Pichai.  The man and his family should face immediate deportation.
  66. 2020 Wednesday D: Georgia Republican Congressman Jody Hice, 10th congressional district, says that Senate Majority Leader (and noted RINO) Mitch McConnell, KY, must tell senators to get aboard with the upcoming challenges to the presidential election next month.  Flabby old Mitch- married to the daughter of a Chi-Com shipping tycoon does not seem to want to stand by his president but would rather move on.  Good for you, congressman.  Speaking of Georgia, Republican Governor Brian Kemp says a report will be forthcoming regarding the state’s signature audit results.  We shall see.   Elsewhere, the corrupt FBI says that Iran is the party responsible for encouraging violence against politicians who denied there was any election fraud.  Hmmm…someone wants to get nuked!
  67. 2020 Wednesday E: Last week, there were 803,000 new jobless claims.   Meanwhile, FHFA- the Federal Housing Finance Agency- housing prices went up by a whopping 10.2-percent compared to last year.  Speaking of which, housing prices rose 3.1-percent in the 3rd quarter, UP 7.8-percent over last year.  Meanwhile, a blast of unknown origin in a multi-story building in Baltimore, Maryland, injures 21 and collapses the roof.  Authorities are investigating…
  68. 2020 Wednesday F: The UN Human Rights Office blasts Trump for having pardoned four U.S. military contractors employed by Blackwater Worldwide doing time in a federal prison for having whacked numerous Iraqi ‘civilians’ in a free fire incident back in 2007 during the war in that s-hole country.  What happened in Baghdad’s Nisoor Square was an assault on a convoy which lead to the contractors fighting back.  Given sentences of 12 years to life, they should NEVER have been in prison in the first place, morons.  Get the U.S. out of the U.N.
  69. 2020 Wednesday G: It’s official: Andrew Yang is going to run against highly unpopular New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio for his seat.  We think Yang might be the guy.  Although a liberal, he has common sense and business knowledge.  Everyone HATES Di Blasio, and we suspect he will be out on his butt cheeks.   Elsewhere, we are sad to say that we heard of the passing of Chef Brian’s second wife, Kay Langer Carrick.  She passed away last night.  Rest in peace, Kay, rest in peace.
  70. 2020 Wednesday H: Here are the latest stats for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, straight out of the fetid bowels of the world’s lone communist semi-superpower: 78,551,622 confirmed cases, UP by 749,901 cases, 1,727,556 confirmed deaths, UP by 14,447 deaths, and 44,225,515 confirmed recoveries, UP by 330,612 recoveries from yesterday’s figures.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 18,609,072 confirmed cases, UP by 211,892 new cases, 329,172 confirmed deaths, UP by 3,556 new deaths, and 8,225,571 confirmed recoveries, UP by 90,156 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt POSs).  Now that Mo is living in Israel, here are the numbers for that nation: 384,728 confirmed cases, 3,141 confirmed deaths, and 351,780 confirmed recoveries.
  71. 2020 Wednesday H: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 1,968,430 confirmed cases, 23,284 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 20,749 confirmed cases, 285 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION OF confirmed recoveries anymore- what is up with YOU, Gov. Ige, you Democrat hack.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 232,284 confirmed cases, 3,214 confirmed deaths, but like California, the gorilla-faced governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Michigan, where that dingbat governor Gretchen Whitmer rules with an iron fist: 508,449 confirmed number of cases, 12,415 confirmed deaths, and sadly, no mention of the confirmed number of recoveries- thank you.   Speaking of the Yellow Fever 2020, the ignoramus homicidal governor of New York- Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo is whining and sniveling that his fellow Democrats in the nation’s capital are not sending him MORE COVID-19 Chi-Com Bat Flu Virus relief dollars he can stuff into his pockets.  As President Gerald R. Ford said to New York City in 1975 when they were begging for a federal government bailout to save them then, “DROP DEAD.”
  72. 2020 Wednesday I:  2020 Wednesday E: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,128.83, UP 114.32 points (+0.38%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,771.11, DOWN 36.80 points (-0.29%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,690.01, UP 2.75 points (+0.75%).  The price of GOLD is $1,877.30 per troy oz., -0.80 (-0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $25.78 per troy ounce, -0.146 (-0.56%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,019.50 per troy oz, +2.40 (+0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $3.55 per pound, -0.006 (-0.17%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,339.10 per troy oz, +16.00 (+0.69%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $47.95 per barrel, -0.17 (-0.35%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.04.
  73. 2020 Wednesday J: President Donald J. Trump continues with more pardons and sentence commutations today, 25 at last count.  Charles Kushner, son-in-law Jared Kushner’s father, friend Roger Stone, former campaign manager Paul Manafort, among others.  Leftist hack and serial abuser of those whom he is investigating- Andrew Weissman- the so-called ‘pit bull’ of Robert S. Mueller III is screeching like a banshee that President Trump is abusing the pardon system.  Wah, wah, wah.  Hopefully, we see you in an orange jumpsuit one day, Mr. Weissman, POS.
  74. 2020 Wednesday K: Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto #3519 with a $17 million jackpot at stake: 01, 12, 15, 23, 33, and 19.  Out 101,365 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $18,133 apiece.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #805 with a $321 million jackpot up for grabs: 06, 13, 38, 39, 53, and Power 06.  Out of 108,248 winning tickets, the highest winners were 54 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $539 apiece.
  75. 2020 Wednesday L:  Famed hard-rock guitarist Leslie West who fronted the band, Mountain[x] for decades, died from cardiac arrest in Palm Coast, Florida, at the age of 75.  West also played with a slew of other bands, adding his world-famous chops to a variety of wonderful hard rock albums.  We hope you will seek the music of this legendary performer out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection of life-altering music.
  76. 2021 Thursday: Please stick around to discover what the Chi-Coms and all their tools are up to today- you know they are up to something seeing as how they have their Democratic stooges in the U.S. to carry out their orders… meanwhile, we have Thursday Night Football this evening with a matchup of the rejuvenated San Francisco 49ers visiting the feisty Tennessee Titans.

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020, Today in History:

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Thursday, December 23, 2021:

ENDNOTES:

[i] 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.

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

[iii] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, and Widowmaker- among other interconnected bands beginning on Friday, 25-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We hope you will check out this collection of great rock music.  Even the worst albums among them beats the crap out of any bull crap music one hears today.

[iv] We look forward to promoting the music of Aerosmith one day.  We hope within the next 8-10 years.  Remain vigilant.

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

[vi] We promoted the music of Genesis, as well as of the individual members, beginning on Tuesday, 02-April-2019 through Sunday, 15-September-2019.  We hope you will check them out and enjoy. 

[vii] We promoted the First Annual Lavrentiy Beria Award in 2018 and in 2019, we are working on the Second Annual Lavrentiy Beria Award.  Beria was a scumbag, a murderer, a rapist, someone who did the dirty work of his boss, Josef Stalin, and took extraordinary pride in doing much of it himself.  The award determines who most deserves similar treatment- kidding, folks, just kidding, as what Beria dished out in his heyday, lead to the back of the head in the bowels of the Lubyanka Prison.  This is a humorous award so please do not get your panties in a wad.

[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] If we are still alive and doing the blog in 20 years or so, we hope to get to the infamous Pussy Riot.  You go, girls, you go, keep speaking out against the dictatorial scum trashing your country.

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

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66. 2020 Tuesday J: Corrupt prosecutors of the Southern District of New York are trying to get ahold of Rudy Giuliani’s emails so they can pursue him and the president. They are seeking help from the Department of Justice so they can persecute- NOT prosecute- either President Trump OR the president’s attorney.

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356. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2021:

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WEEK 2021

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Levi Woodbury; U.S. Secretaries of State Bainbridge Colby and Frank B. Kellogg; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Levi Woodbury and Lloyd Bentsen; U.S. Secretary of War George W. Crawford;  U.S. Senator Ted Cruz; the Bee Gees featuring Maurice and Robin Gibb, Cheap Trick featuring Rick Nielsen, the Clash featuring Joe Strummer, Eric Burdon and the Animals featuring Barry Jenkins, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass featuring Nick Ceroli, Joe Cocker, Michael Schenker Group featuring Mo Foster, Mountain featuring Leslie West, and the Who featuring Kenney Jones:

  1. 1574 Sunday: Murad III- the 77th caliph of all Islam- assumed his role on this date.  He would guide all Muslims from today until January 16, 1595.
  2. 1731 Saturday: The Dutch people revolt against a tax on meat.
  3. 1775 Friday: The Continental Navy forms with a fleet of seven ships.
  4. 1789 Tuesday: In Francistown, N.H., future 30th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Levi Woodbury is born.  President James K. Polk nominated the Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph Story.  Woodbury served from September 20, 1845, to September 04, 1851.  Woodbury also served his nation as its 13th U.S. Treasury secretary.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson and then President Martin Van Buren from July 01, 1834, to March 04, 1841.  From here, he moved up to SCOTUS.  Prior to this, however, Woodbury served as the 9th U.S. Secretary of the Navy, prior to that he was the 9th governor of New Hampshire, and his starting position in government was U.S. senator from New Hampshire.
  5. 1798 Saturday: In Columbia County, Georgia, the future 21st U.S. Secretary of War George W. Crawford is born.  A Whig, he served under President Zachary Taylor from March-08-1849 to July-23-1850.
  6. 1807 Tuesday: Congress passed the Embargo Act, designed to force a peace between Britain and France by cutting off all trade with Europe.  
  7. 1808 Thursday: Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 6, Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, and Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58, had their world premieres in Vienna, Austria.
  8. 1810 Saturday: The English warship HMS Minotaur sinks with the loss of 480 lives.
  9. 1815 Friday: Spanish troops execute renegade Mexican priest, Jose Maria Morelos.
  10. 1856 Monday: Future 45th U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg is born in Potsdam, N.Y.  He would serve under President Calvin Coolidge from 03-05-1925 to 03-28-1929.
  11. 1864 Thursday: During the Civil War, Union General William T. Sherman said in a message to President Abraham Lincoln, “I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah.”
  12. 1869 Wednesday: In St. Louis, Mo., future 45th U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby is born.  He would serve under President Woodrow Wilson from March 23, 1920, to March 04, 1921.  He would begin political life as a Republican, then become a Progressive, and finally end life as a Democrat.
  13. 1894 Saturday: French army officer Alfred Dreyfus suffered conviction on treason charges in a court-martial that triggered worldwide charges of anti-Semitism.  (Eventually, however, Dreyfus won an acquittal).  Elsewhere, the United States Golf Association formed in New York City.
  14. 1895 Sunday: German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen made the first X-ray of his wife’s hand.
  15. 1910 Thursday: A fire lasting more than 26 hours broke out at the Chicago Union Stock Yards, 21 firefighters died when the burning building collapsed atop them.
  16. 1917 Saturday: Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, who later became the first naturalized U.S. citizen to undergo canonization, died in Chicago at age 67.
  17. 1937 Wednesday: The first center tube of the Lincoln Tunnel connecting New York City and New Jersey underneath the Hudson River opened to the traffic.  (The north tube finally opened in 1945 whereas construction on the south tube ended in 1957, which completed the project).
  18. 1939 Friday: During the Winter War, the Finns launch a massive counterattack on Soviet forces outside of Petsamo.  Elsewhere, Gloria Jacobs became the first girl to hold a world pistol record when she shot 299 out of a possible 300 points.  She was only 17 years old at the time of this accomplishment.  Meanwhile, future member of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[i]– drummer Nick Ceroli- is born in Niles, Ohio, on this date.
  19. 1941 Monday: Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in Washington, D.C. for a wartime conference with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, fighting continues to evolve in local battles as the Soviets continue trying to push the Germans back from their capital.  It would appear that unless something happens and soon, the Axis troops could be in deep trouble.
  20. 1942 Tuesday: As fighting on the Eastern Front continues going from bad to worse, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein will make his decision tomorrow as to whether the German relief forces will make the final run to Stalingrad or will withdraw to redeploy so they can stop the mayhem occurring north of the doomed city.  Inside the crumbling metropolis, General Paulus is showing no sign of a willingness to break out of the trap and make a run to the west and safety behind the Axis lines.
  21. 1943 Wednesday: Sporting goods manufacturers received permission to use synthetic rubber for the core of baseballs.
  22. 1944 Friday: During the World War II Battle of the Bulge, Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe rejected a German demand for surrender, writing “Nuts!” in his official reply.  Meanwhile, Barry Jenkins, future drummer with Eric Burdon and the Animals[ii] (1966-1968) was born on this date in Leicester, England.  Elsewhere, in Byfleet, Surrey, England, future bassist with the Michael Schenker Group- Mo Foster- is born on this date.
  23. 1945 Saturday: Future hard rock guitar phenom—Leslie West—who would front the East Coast rock band, Mountain[iii] for decades—is born on this date in New York City, N.Y.
  24. 1946 Sunday: Rick Nielsen—future lead guitarist/vocalist with the Rockford, Illinois, rock band, Cheap Trick[iv]—is born on this date in Elmhurst, Illinois.   
  25. 1949 Thursday: Future longtime members of the rock band, the Bee Gees[v]– Maurice Gibb (multi-instrumentalist, vocals 1958-2003) and Robin Gibb (vocals, guitars, keyboards, harmonica 1958-1969 / 1970-2003 / 2009-2012)- is born on this date.
  26. 1956 Saturday: Colo, the first gorilla born in captivity, was born at the Columbus Zoo in Ohio, on this date.
  27. 1961 Friday: James Davis became the first U.S. soldier to die in Vietnam while U.S. involvement was still limited to the provision of military advisors.
  28. 1965 Wednesday: Great Britain sets its maximum speed limit at 70 MPH.
  29. 1968 Sunday: Julie Nixon married David Eisenhower in a private ceremony in New York.
  30. 1970 Tuesday: The SS Commander of the Treblinka Concentration Camp, Franz Stangl receives a sentence of life in prison for his crimes during World War II.   Elsewhere, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, future U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is born.  A Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2013, representing the state of Texas.
  31. 1971 Wednesday: The United Nations General Assembly ratifies Kurt Waldheim to become the new UN Secretary-General.
  32. 1977 Thursday: Three dozen people died when a 250-foot-high grain elevator at the Continental Grain Company in Westwego, Louisiana, exploded.
  33. 1978 Friday: Kenney Jones, drummer, formerly of the Small Faces/Faces[vi] becomes the new drummer for the Who[vii], upon Keith Moon’s death.
  34. 1984 Saturday: New York City resident Bernhard Goetz shot and wounded four youths on a Manhattan subway, claiming they were about to rob him.
  35. 1988 Thursday: Brazilian environmentalist Chico Mendes was shot and killed.  Rancher Darly Alves da Silva and his son Darci, who pulled the trigger, were sentenced to prison for killing Mendes; they were freed after serving a third of their 19-year sentences.
  36. 1989 Friday: After 23 years of dictatorship, the Romanian people oust their thug leader, Nicolai Ceausescu.  He was the last of Europe’s hardcore communist leaders.  Elsewhere, playwright Samuel Beckett died in Paris at age 83.
  37. 1990 Saturday: Saddam Hussein’s Iraq announces that it will “NEVER surrender Kuwait!”  Meanwhile, Lech Walesa took the oath of office as Poland’s first popularly elected president.
  38. 1991 Sunday: The body of Marine Lt. Col. William R. Higgins, an American hostage slain by Islamic extremist scumbags, was recovered after the human garbage had dumped his corpse alongside a highway in Lebanon.
  39. 1992 Tuesday: A Libyan Boeing 727 jetliner crashed after a midair collision with a MiG fighter, killing all 157 aboard the jetliner, and both crewmembers of the fighter jet.
  40. 1994 Thursday: The 69th U.S. Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from January 20, 1993, to December 22, 1994.
  41. 1996 Sunday: The Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Kordell Stewart; sets quarterback record by rushing 80 yards for a touchdown.
  42. 1997 Monday: An anti-baldness pill created by Merck Pharmaceuticals wins approval from the FDA—so where the hell is it?
  43. 2001 Saturday: Richard C. Reid[viii], a passenger on an American Airlines flight from Paris to Miami, tried to ignite explosives in his shoes, but flight attendants and fellow passengers subdued the thug.  (Reid is serving a life sentence in federal prison).  Meanwhile, in Afghanistan, 30 people, including two women, take the oath of office as part of the new interim government in the nation.  Hamid Karzai was the head of the post-Taliban government.
  44. 2002 Sunday: In Broomfield, Somerset, England, famed rock guitarist with the British band, the Clash[ix]—Joe Strummer—lost his battle with a congenital heart defect on this date at the age of 50.
  45. 2008 Monday: Five Muslim immigrants accused of scheming to massacre U.S. soldiers at Fort Dix were convicted of conspiracy in Camden, N.J. Four of the Islamist scumbags received sentences of life in prison while the fourth received a sentence of 33 years.  Behead them.
  46. 2010 Wednesday: President Barack Hussein Obama[x] signed a law allowing gays for the first time in history to serve openly in the military, repealing the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy put into place by Democratic President Bill Clinton.   Meanwhile, the World Bank formally suspends operations with the Ivory Coast.
  47. 2011 Thursday: Police fired tear gas at protesters angry with the government building an energy plant in southern China in the town of Haimen and then arrest them.
  48. 2012 Saturday: As elections continue in Egypt, clashes between separate groups break out in Alexandria, clashes that will continue to other parts of the country.
  49. 2013 Sunday: President Barack Obama and the First Family begin their 17-day Hawaiian vacation; this is the sixth year in a row the Obama’s have visited family and friends on the island of Oahu for Christmas and New Year’s.
  50. 2014 Monday: After a man murders two New York City police officers as they sit in their patrol car as revenge for the murders of two black men by white police officers, tension among the NYPD increases.  The police commissioner orders officers to work in pairs and to consider their own safety first while on the job.  Meanwhile, in Crawford, Colorado, famed rock vocalist Joe Cocker dies at age 70 from lung cancer.
  51. 2015 Tuesday: Yemen accuses the Obama administration’s drone strikes in its country for the massive number of civilian casualties.  Meanwhile, a drone strike in the country kills 4 civilians today.  Meanwhile, in Helmand Province in Afghanistan, the Coalition deploys British troops to aid the Afghan troops fighting the Taliban.  All hell is breaking out across the country.
  52. 2016 Thursday: Ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, outgoing President Barack Obama nullifies a program that registered Muslim immigrants into the U.S.  The system is known as the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System or NSEERS.  Obama is afraid that the incoming administration will use it to persecute Muslims.  Meanwhile, the Trump transition team seeks information on gender equality projects the U.S. Department of State has been conducting throughout the Obama administration.
  53. 2017 Friday: The wildfire that had burned its way through communities and wilderness northwest of Los Angeles became the largest blaze ever officially recorded in California.  It had scorched 273,400 acres and destroyed more than 700 homes.  Meanwhile, iPhone owners from several states sued Apple for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries would last longer.  Finally, President Donald J. Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law.
  54. 2018 Saturday: A government shutdown that went into effect the previous night continued into the weekend with lawmakers leaving for home for the Christmas holidays.  The shutdown came about because President Trump would not sign the budget if it did not include a measly $1.5 billion for him to continue work on the southern border wall.  Senate Minority Leader “Crying Chuck” Schumer told the president that he ‘will never get the money for his barrier so stop with the shutdown and put the government back to work.’  Finally, Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano island erupted and collapsed, triggering a tsunami that killed more than 420 people and displaced 40,000.
  55. 2019 Sunday: The Pentagon released new emails regarding the President Donald J. Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.  Approximately 91 minutes after the phone call occurred, the White House Budget Office ordered the Pentagon to put a hold on military aid to the former Soviet republic.  Democrats are impeaching President Trump over this ‘phone call.’   Meanwhile, the White House is considering a plan in which, it will deport illegal aliens seeking to storm the border to Guatemala where they will wait asylum hearings.
  56. 2020 Tuesday: In a move that surprised everyone, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, aka Silver Spoon, aka Nancy Pelosi’s nephew, appoints California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill the seat of ‘Vice President-elect’ Kamala Harris who- if she assumes office- will step down from the seat.  Padilla will have to run in 2022 should he fill her seat.  He would become the first Latino senator from the Golden State.  Many suspected that Governor Newsom would appoint himself to fill the Harris seat because it is clear he is going to go down in next year’s recall election.  It would be the only way he would ever make it to a national office.
  57. 2020 Tuesday A: Jared Kushner joins a planeload of Israelis for the first flight from Israel to Morocco, the fourth nation to establish or resume normalized relations with the Jewish state.  Next, the hardcore left BLASTS House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi for caving on the COVID-19 Relief Bill.  She held this up from well before the 2020 Elections last month until now agreeing to the same things she agreed to two months ago.  However, Rush Limbaugh reports all manner of giveaways to foreign nations, checks to illegal aliens and their families that are retroactive to the last Chi-Vi relief bill.  Coupled with $600 checks for each American and each illegal alien in the country (remember: the true estimate is between 30-to-60 million illegals within the fabric of the country) the illegals will receive $600 plus $1,200 for a grand total of $1,800 per each illegal alien.  WTF?  Time for a second revolution!
  58. 2020 Tuesday B: Holy Roller Pat Robertson says, ‘Trump should move on, forget about 2024.’[xi]  Loser.  Next, Rudy Giuliani says the Pennsylvania lawsuit is the first of many to come regarding fraud and corruption in the 2020 Presidential Election- the one the Democrats are attempting to steal.   Economic adviser to President Donald J. Trump, Peter Navarro, says the ‘stolen election is an example of brass-knuckles politics.’  Noted conservative author and speaker Patrick Buchannan asks a pertinent question: “Can democracy hold a dysfunctional United States together?’  Good question for which, we don’t have the answer.
  59. 2020 Tuesday C: A Gallup poll shows that “Pro-China Joe” Biden has 65-percent transition approval among Democrats.   Speaking of Sinophile Joe, he is going to nominate the head of Connecticut’s educational system- Miguel Cardona, a hardcore left-wing, Democratic-Socialist loser- to become his secretary of the Department of Education.  What can go wrong with this?   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, the Chi-Com air force joined forces with the Russians to fly joint bomber patrols over the Pacific Ocean.  Some say they were ‘surprised’ by this event, but we were not surprised and expect to see more of our adversaries join together to demonstrate a unified show of force.   Also speaking of the Chi-Coms, Beijing emplaces new visa restrictions on U.S. citizens entering their authoritarian country in what is seen as a tit-for-tat move.
  60. 2020 Tuesday D: Former New Jersey Governor and failed presidential candidate Chris Christie says, ‘he is leaving the door open to a run in 2024.’  Who is going to vote for you, you traitorous, RINO scumbag?  Certainly, NO one here.  Meanwhile RINOS are expressing mixed feelings if President Trump revives “The Apprentice” should he leave office following the corrupt election.  None of their business.  Speaking of the president, he is considering two pardons for two former GOP congressmen now doing time in federal prisons: Duncan Hunter, Jr. of California, and Steve Stockman of Texas.   Hunter was sent to prison in December 2019 for missing campaign funds while Stockman was sent to prison in November 2018 on charges of money laundering, mail and wire fraud, income tax evasion, and conspiracy, all charges related to a non-profit organization he had set up.  Many believe he was set-up and railroaded by liberal prosecutors and judges.
  61. 2020 Tuesday E: As COVID-19 cases continue arising in California, the state is desperately searching for additional nurses and doctors to handle the crisis, one caused by Governor “The Smiler” Newsom.  We learn, too, that 2020 has become the DEADLIEST year in U.S. history what with 3 million deaths from the Chinese Virus, homicides, suicides, accidental drug overdoses, and far too many other diseases left untreated because everything was diverted into dealing with the effects of the Kung Flu.  
  62. 2020 Tuesday F: Here are today’s Comrade Xi Pangolin-Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 77,801,721 confirmed cases, UP by 613,375 cases, 1,713,109 confirmed deaths, UP by 13,824 deaths, and 43,894,903 confirmed recoveries (once again, down from one week ago- something funny going on here), UP by 372,661 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 18,362,068 confirmed cases, UP by 278,922 new cases, 324,441 confirmed deaths, UP by 2,923 new deaths, and 8,135,415 confirmed recoveries, UP by 135,302 new recoveries.
  63. 2020 Tuesday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 1,945,841 confirmed cases, 23,023 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 20,423 confirmed cases, 282 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 230,743 confirmed cases, 3,186 confirmed deaths, but like California, the apelike 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, Tennessee: 534,019 confirmed number of cases, 6,269  confirmed number of deaths, and sadly, NO MENTION of confirmed number of recoveries.  Let us look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife are relocating there.  Here they are: 387,482 confirmed cases, 3,136 confirmed deaths, and 351,186 confirmed recoveries.
  64. 2020 Tuesday H: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,015.51, DOWN 200.94 points (-0.67%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,807.92, UP 65.40 points (+0.51%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,687.26, DOWN 7.66 points (-0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,869.10 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%) while the price of SILVER is $25.64 per troy ounce, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,011.50 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.21%) while the price of COPPER is $3.52 per pound, +0.0035 (+0.10%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,323.10 per troy oz., +6.70 (+0.29%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $46.79 per barrel, -0.23 (-0.49%).  Today, COCOA is $2,555.00 per metric ton, +20.00 (+0.79).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.54 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.82 euros.  in other economic news, the more we learn about the bogus COVID-19 chi-vi relief bill, the more we learn it’s full of all  manner of bulls**t and crap.  president Donald J. Trump, veto this flipping bill.  tell mitch McConnell, that brain-dead hag Nancy Pelosi, crybaby chuckie, and even Kevin McCarthy to go suck a big one! no!  no!  no!
  65. 2020 Tuesday I: What we heard earlier is true: President Donald J. Trump issued full pardons to former Congressmen Steve Stockman, Chris Collins, and Duncan Hunter Jr. as well as George Papadopoulos who was singled out for special mistreatment as the doorway with which to enter the Trump campaign.  The president also issued a pardon to Alex van der Zwaan as well as commutations or pardons to others mistreated by the DEEP STATE APPARATUSES.  Pardon any-and-everyone in need of a pardon who might need a pardon.  Elsewhere, after a two-year-stint on the 15-member U.N. Security Council, Germany is leaving and its U.N. Ambassador Christoph Heusgen, going to retire.  The ambassador fought to fight to get two detained Canadians freed from communist China’s cruel grasp had the Chi-Com deputy ambassador to the U.N. Geng Shuang tell him, “Good riddance.”  Time to start nuking some Chi-Coms…
  66. 2020 Tuesday J: Corrupt prosecutors of the Southern District of New York are trying to get ahold of Rudy Giuliani’s emails so they can pursue him and the president.   They are seeking help from the Department of Justice so they can persecute- NOT prosecute- either President Trump OR the president’s attorney.  Meanwhile, the FREE INDEPENDENT NATION OF TAIWAN reports its first Chi-Com Virus case in 250 days.   Speaking of the Beijing Bat Flu, Dr. Tony Fauci received his vaccine today, saying it’s ‘safe’ and that ‘everyone should do it.’  We’ll see.  Ilhan Omar is mad at fellow Squad member AOC for rushing out to get her vaccine.  Elsewhere, President Trump signed an executive order that would permit Special Counsel John Durham to present classified intelligence from the CIA to a grand jury when he prepares his case against those who set the bogus Russian collusion scam investigation into motion. 
  67. 2020 Tuesday K: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1618 with a jackpot of $330,000,000 up for grabs: 29, 53, 56, 59, 67, and Mega 21.  Out of 117,883 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $15,651 apiece.
  68. 2020 Tuesday: One year ago today, here is where we were: as always, we encourage everyone to stick around and discover whatever the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Canadians, the Iranians, and other garbage around the world are doing with their Democrat stooges in the U.S.  It’s always fascinating…
  69. 2021 Wednesday:  Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0687 a 7” x 5” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Lake Street.”  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 album by Fairport Convention commemorated the band’s 35 years of existence, 1967-2002.  Aptly titled, “XXXV,” the album hit record store shelves on February 12, 2002, and featured an augmented lineup beginning with the core five of Simon Nichol (guitars, vocals, dulcimers, and piano), Ric Sanders (fiddle), Dave Pegg (bass, mandolins, guitars, and vocals), Chris Leslie (violins, multiple stringed instruments, and vocals), and Gerry Conway (drums and percussion).  Joining them on this endeavor were Ian Anderson (flute), Mark Tucker (guitars), Chris White (vocals), and a full horn section.  All 14 tunes on this amazing album latch onto one’s ears and thus one’s inner mind.  We hope you will seek this one out, give it a good listen, and enjoy- you will be glad you did.

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TODAY IN HISTORY, WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 22, 2021, BLOG POST #4,324

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020, Today in History:

We feel compelled to share with our new readers that we are an OPINION SITE and not a NEWS SITE although we do report the news.  If anything, we are big history buffs which is why we have been going strong since early 2009…


Wednesday, December 22, 2021:

ENDNOTES:

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

[iv] We truly look forward to promoting the music of Cheap Trick in the next decade or so.

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Bee Gees within the next 3-4 years.

[vi] We promoted the music of the Small Faces, Faces, and a bunch more interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We encourage everyone to search out the music of the various bands in this collection so you can add them to your growing music collection.

[vii] 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.

[viii] Member of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.

[ix] Look for the Clash sometime within the next 5-10 years.  We know you will enjoy them.

[x] Speculation exists that Obama is gay because many of the people he put around him while in office were gays and some say during his university days he had a gay affair.  No one truly knows but he sure did a heck of a lot of stuff for the LGBTQIA+ movement.

[xi] We find it absolutely amazing to see who is a true man or woman of God and who is a hack, a religious-political hack.  Pat Robertson demonstrated today that he is a phony POS scumbag, someone who is a fair-weather friend and supporter.  Like Jimmy Swaggert and other phony Holy Rollers, this guy is a loser and should be kept at arm’s length by all future conservative politicians.

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