184. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 03, 2022

1942 Friday: Adolf Hitler and other officers fly to Field Marshal Von Bock’s headquarters in the Ukraine. The Fuhrer needs to keep maximum pressure on the Soviets as Case Blau- the 1942 campaign to secure the oilfields in the Caucasus- can proceed at full steam. The campaign will also include the investiture of Stalingrad on the Volga River as once the Volga supply line is cut, no more oil can flow north to Moscow and Soviet military operations there.

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184. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 03, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Potter Stewart; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Hubert Work; U.S. Secretary of State James F. Byrnes; U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander; Argent featuring John Verity, the Beach Boys featuring Brian Wilson, the Doors featuring Jim Morrison, Free featuring Andy Fraser, Little Feat featuring Paul Barrere, and the Rolling Stones featuring Brian Jones:

  1. 683 Tuesday: St. Leo II ends his reign as the 80th Roman Catholic Pope.  St. Leo became pontiff on August 17, 682, and guided his flock until today.  
  2. 1608 Thursday: Samuel de Champlain founded the city of Quebec on this date in history.
  3. 1754 Wednesday: During the French-and-Indian War (the Seven-Year War), General George Washington surrenders Ft. Necessity to the French troops.
  4. 1775 Monday: General George Washington took command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  5. 1778 Friday: British forces massacre 360 men, women, and children in Wyoming, Pennsylvania.
  6. 1790 Saturday: In Paris, the marquis of Condorcet proposed granting civil rights to women.  
  7. 1814 Sunday: American forces capture Ft. Erie in Canada.
  8. 1844 Wednesday: Ambassador Caleb Cushing successfully negotiated a commercial treaty with China that opened five Chinese ports to U.S. merchants and protected the rights of U.S. citizens in China.
  9. 1848 Monday: In the Danish West Indies (now the U.S. Virgin Islands), the authorities free the slaves.
  10. 1852 Saturday: Congress establishes the United States’ second mint in San Francisco, California.
  11. 1860 Tuesday: In Marion Center, Pennsylvania, future 29th U.S. Interior Secretary Hubert Work is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Work would serve under Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge from March 04, 1923, to July 24, 1928.
  12. 1863 Friday: The three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania ended in a major victory for the North as Confederate troops failed to breach Union positions during an assault known as “Pickett’s Charge.”
  13. 1871 Monday: Jesse James and his gang rob the bank at Corydon, Iowa, of $45,000.  Elsewhere, the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive on this date and named it, “Montezuma.”
  14. 1876 Monday: Montenegro declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
  15. 1884 Thursday: Dow Jones & Company publishes its first stock average.
  16. 1890 Thursday: Idaho became the Union’s 43rd state.
  17. 1898 Sunday: The U.S. Navy defeated a Spanish fleet outside Santiago Bay in Cuba, during the Spanish-American War.  American troops occupy deserted Wake Island in the Pacific Ocean.
  18. 1903 Friday: The first cable across the Pacific Ocean was spliced between Honolulu, Midway, Guam, and Manila.
  19. 1913 Thursday: During a 50th anniversary reunion at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Civil War veterans re-enacted Pickett’s Charge, which ended with embraces and handshakes between the former enemies.
  20. 1915 Saturday: U.S. forces occupy Haiti and remain there until 1934.
  21. 1922 Monday: “Fruit Garden and Home” magazine hit newsstands across America.  The company publishing it later changed its name to “Better Homes and Gardens.”
  22. 1924 Thursday: Clarence Birdseye founded the General Seafood Corp.
  23. 1930 Thursday: Congress created the U.S. Veterans Administration.
  24. 1934 Tuesday: The U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC) made its first payment on this date, and it went to a woman named Lydia Losiger.
  25. 1937 Saturday: Del Mar racetrack opened in California.  
  26. 1938 Sunday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt marked the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg by dedicating the Eternal Light Peace Memorial.
  27. 1940 Wednesday: The British Royal Navy sinks the French fleet at Oran in Algeria, to prevent it from falling into Nazi hands.  Elsewhere, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello debuted on NBC radio.  Meanwhile, in Maryville, Tennessee, future GOP Senator Lamar Alexander is born.  Representing his state, he entered the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2003. 
  28. 1941 Thursday: The 73rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Harlan F. Stone moved up to become the 12th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice on this date.  As associate justice, President Calvin Coolidge nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph McKenna.  He assumed his position on the court March 02, 1925, and served until today.  As chief justice, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Stone to fill the seat of Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes.  In this position, Stone served until April 22, 1946.
  29. 1942 Friday: Adolf Hitler and other officers fly to Field Marshal Von Bock’s headquarters in the Ukraine.  The Fuhrer needs to keep maximum pressure on the Soviets as Case Blau- the 1942 campaign to secure the oilfields in the Caucasus- can proceed at full steam.  The campaign will also include the investiture of Stalingrad on the Volga River as once the Volga supply line is cut, no more oil can flow north to Moscow and Soviet military operations there.
  30. 1944 Monday: During World War II, Soviet forces recaptured the city of Minsk.  The fighting was fierce as the Germans were determined to hold the historic city but eventually, they ran out of supplies and were driven out- the ones not killed or captured, that is.  Elsewhere, the U.S. First Army opened a general offensive to break out of the hedgerow area of Normandy, France.
  31. 1945 Tuesday: The first civilian passenger car built since February 1942 drove off the assembly line at the Ford Motor Company plant in Detroit.  World War II had caused production to be diverted so the company could manufacture the machines of war.  Elsewhere, the 49th U.S. Secretary of State James F. Byrnes assumed his post today.  He served under President Harry S. Truman from today until January 21, 1947.
  32. 1948 Saturday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the Southern rock band, Little Feat[i]—Paul Barrere—is born in Burbank, California, on this date.
  33. 1949 Sunday:  Future guitarist with the British rock band, Argent[ii], John Verity, is born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England on this date.
  34. 1950 Monday: The first carrier strikes of the Korean War took place as the USS Valley Forge and the HMS Triumph sent fighter planes against North Korean targets.
  35. 1952 Thursday: Andy Fraser, the original bassist with the British rock group, Free[iii], is born on this date in Paddington, London, England.
  36. 1954 Saturday: Food rationing ended in Great Britain almost nine years after the end of World War II.
  37. 1962 Tuesday: Jackie Robinson became the first black to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
  38. 1969 Thursday: Brian Jones, 27-year-old lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones[iv] was found dead in the bottom of his swimming pool on his estate in Hartfield, East Sussex, England.  Jones was among the greatest musicians in the world being able to pick up any instrument and to then master it in a relatively short time.  However, his drug problems forced the Stones to terminate his position in the band, a band he founded because of his inability to attain entrance into the U.S. for the next Stones tour.  Elsewhere, the biggest explosion in the history of rocketry occurs when the Soviet N-1 rocket explodes and subsequently destroys its launchpad.  
  39. 1970 Friday: 200,000 people attend the Atlanta Pop Festival.  The lineup included some of the all-time great performers of the time including the Allman Brothers Band, Ballin’ Jack, Bloodrock, Cactus, the Chambers Brothers, Grand Funk Railroad, Richie Havens, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, It’s a Beautiful Day, B.B. King, Lee Michaels, Mott the Hoople, Mountain, Poco, Procol Harum, Rare Earth, John Sebastian (of the Lovin’ Spoonful), Spirit, Ten Years After, Johnny Winters, and numerous others.  What a show.
  40. 1971 Saturday: Lead singer of the Doors[v]—Jim Morrison—dies from a drug overdose in Paris, France, on this date.
  41. 1976 Saturday: Israel launches the raid at Entebbe Airport in Uganda to rescue 103 passengers and crew of an Air France flight being held hostage by pro-Palestinian hijackers/terrorists and with the aid of Dictator Idi Amin.  Elsewhere, after a 12-year-lapse, Brian Wilson performs with the Beach Boys[vi].
  42. 1979 Tuesday: President Jimmy Carter signs the first directive for secret aid to the opponents of the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul, Afghanistan.   Meanwhile, Dan White, convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting deaths of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and gay Supervisor Harvey Milk, was sentenced to seven years and eight months in prison.  He ended up doing five years. 
  43. 1981 Friday: The Associated Press ran its first story about two rare illnesses afflicting homosexual men—the medical world later renamed one of the diseases AIDS.  Meanwhile, the 92nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Potter Stewart stepped down from the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated his fellow party member to fill the seat of Associate Justice Harold Hitz Burton.  Stewart served from October 14, 1958, until today.
  44. 1986 Thursday: President Ronald Reagan presided over a ceremony in New York Harbor that saw the relighting of the renovated Statue of Liberty.
  45. 1987 Friday: British millionaire Richard Branson and Per Lindstrand became the first hot-air balloon travelers to cross the Atlantic, parachuting into the sea as their craft went down off the Scottish coast.
  46. 1988 Sunday: In the Straits of Hormuz, the USS Vincennes—in error—shoots down an Iranian Airbus 300, killing 290 people.
  47. 1989 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that states do NOT have to provide funds for abortions.
  48. 1991 Wednesday: President George H.W. Bush formally inaugurated the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota.
  49. 1996 Wednesday: Enthusiastic Russians flocked to the polls to re-elect Boris Yeltsin president over his Communist (POS) challenger Gennady Zyuganov in a runoff.  It was at this point that the West should have embraced Russia and brought them into the fold.  There is NO reason WHY Russia should be isolated or worse- pushed into a suicidal relationship with the Chi-Coms- but the West was too ignorant and uncaring to pull off one of the smartest moves in history: welcoming Russia to civilized society.
  50. 2003 Thursday: The U.S. put a $25 million bounty on Saddam Hussein, and $15 million apiece for each of his two murderous sons.  The $30 million reward for Odai and Qusai Hussein went to a tipster whose information led U.S. troops to their hideout, where the brothers died in a violent gun-battle.
  51. 2009 Friday: In a surprise announcement, Sarah Palin said she would resign as Alaska governor, effective July 26, 2009.
  52. 2011 Sunday: A tourist boat traveling off the coast of Mexico’s Baja California sinks resulting in the disappearance of 23 people.
  53. 2012 Tuesday: After U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton apologizes for a U.S. airstrike that killed 26 Pakistani soldiers and other officials, Pakistan reopens a key NATO supply route into Afghanistan.
  54. 2013 Wednesday: Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi suffers being overthrown by the military after four days of protests across the country demanding his resignation, to which he did not respond.  Morsi, someone the Obama regime promoted, languishes in an Egyptian jail convicted of murdering protesters during the riots.
  55. 2014 Thursday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 17,000 for the first time.  
  56. 2015 Friday: Aetna—health insurance company giant—announces that it is going to purchase Humana for $37 billion using a combination of cash and stocks.  The combining of the two companies will help them compete against rivals such as Anthem much better.
  57. 2017 Monday: At a speech at the Palace of Versailles, French President Emanuel Macron, socialist-at-heart that he is, proposes drastic radical changes to the government including the reduction of the number of MPs. 
  58. 2018 Tuesday: Both the U.S. Justice and U.S. Education Departments rescind Obama-era affirmative action policies in college admissions. 
  59. 2019 Wednesday: According to ‘new research’ by Verisk Maplecroft, once again, the United States is ‘pure evil’ in that Americans produce the MOST WASTE per head and recycles the least, around 35-percent whereas Germany is the best in that it recycles at or around 68-percent.  What virtue signaling!  You go, Germany, after the trouble you caused the world in the 1930s and the 1940s, it’s good to see you trying to do something right.
  60. 2020 Friday: Today, President Donald J. Trump gave a superb speech in South Dakota at Mount Rushmore.  Native American groups protest it saying it’s ‘their land, they want it back, etc., etc.,’ but we say, ‘enough is enough.’  Meanwhile, the NFL franchise the Washington Redskins say they are open to changing their name to keep up with the times.  May we proffer a suggestion: how about the Washington Black Lives Matter, can you pander any better than that?   In Moscow, President Vladimir Putin laughs at the U.S. Embassy which is flying the RAINBOW flag overhead.  Can we not embarrass ourselves any more than this?  For Christ’s sake!
  61. 2020 Friday A: Here are today’s stats for communist China’s gift to the world, Xi Jinping’s Bat Flu, aka COVID-19, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Chinese Wuhan Virus Crisis, first the planet: 11,037,625 confirmed cases, up 343,337 new cases, 532,898 confirmed deaths, UP 7,688, and 5,834,837 confirmed recoveries, UP 354,443.  Next, here are the numbers for the United States: 2,847,469 confirmed cases, UP 105,628, 131,509 confirmed deaths, UP 1,362, and 864,762 confirmed recoveries, UP 20,539.    
  62. 2020 Friday B: In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day uses chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 248,235 confirmed cases, 6,263 confirmed deaths, and once again, Gov. Gavin Newsom shares NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the numbers for the Aloha State: 946 confirmed cases, 18 confirmed deaths, and 736 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the numbers for the Evergreen State (a place we call the “Ever-Red State” because of its communist politics): 34,919 confirmed cases, 1,342 confirmed deaths, and like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2020 Friday C: Here are today’s Stock Market numbers: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,827.36, UP 92.39 points (0.36%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 10,207.63, UP 53 points (0.52%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,130.01, UP 14.15 points (0.45%).
  64. 2021 Saturday:  Tensions continue building round Taiwan what with Chairman Xi threatening to invade FREE CHINA, the TRUE CHINA, the ONLY CHINA.  Japan is preparing to come to their defense along with whoever is running the show in Washington, D.C.  We think Chairman Xi is a lunatic… time to light up the Chi-Coms with neutron bombs.  Purify the land, reclaim it, and free Tibet, Hong Kong, Macau, get the Chi-Coms out of Nepal, Central Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, get them out…
  65. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 184,241,216 confirmed cases, +41,029, 3,987,378 confirmed deaths, +8,056 and 168,611,822 confirmed recoveries, +34,923.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,588,176 confirmed cases, UP 9,245 from yesterday’s reporting, 621,255 confirmed deaths, UP 284, [vii] and 29,087,421 confirmed recoveries, UP 15,906.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [viii]  
  66. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 303,349 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 156,300 deaths  
  67. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,820,983 confirmed cases, 63,759 confirmed deaths, and 2,074,682 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: 37,933 confirmed cases, 518 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 454,759 confirmed cases, 5,987 confirmed deaths, and 226,690 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Muriel Bowser’s hellhole- the District of Columbia: they have 49,378 confirmed cases, 1,141 confirmed deaths, and 34,956 confirmed recoveries. [ix]    
  68. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 842,648 confirmed cases, 6,429 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 833,794 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Vietnam, 137th country on the list: 19,310 cases of the virus, 84 confirmed deaths and 7,643 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  69. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,786.35, UP 152.82 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,693.33, UP 116.95 points (+0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,352.34, UP 32.40 points (+0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.19 per barrel, +0.03 (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,787.70 per troy oz., +4.40 (+0.25%) while the price of SILVER is $26.60 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,089.60 per troy oz, +1.90 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, +0.00 (+0.07%). [xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,785.54 per troy oz, +21.67 (+0.78%). [xii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,500.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-2.99%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., +20,500.00 (+3.49%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  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 19.76.     In Suriname Dollar, one greenback equals 20.98 and in Swazi Lilangeni, a buck equals 14.25 and in Swedish Krona, one dollar equals 8.54 of theirs. [xiv]        
  70. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.293 per gallon, $3.010 in Florida, $4.028 in Hawaii, and $3.788 in Washington state. [xv]    Let’s look at one other location- South Carolina: $2.814.  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- Ghana: $4.091 per U.S. Gallon. [xvi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,480,072,652,159 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 which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  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 position.    
  71. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I–  Here are today’s figures from One America News regarding the vast numbers of illegals residing in the country as well as the bottomless pool of money they are siphoning up from the back pockets of U.S. taxpayers.  First, here is the Cost this Day of caring for these parasites: $619,279,680.  Next, here is the Total Cost this Year of caring for these denizens of the Third World: $201,167,273,984 (and the Democrats are always promising black Americans ‘reparations for slavery.’ Well, the reparations are going to illegal aliens.  Next, here is the number of illegals who have crossed the border just this year: 2,061,803.   Next, here is the estimate of illegal aliens in the country as of today (and this is a modest number): 36,061,804.  As for other illegal alien news, today is Day No. 102 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be border czar and Day No. 8 since her last ‘photo op’ to El Paso, Texas.  The Bidenistas cannot figure out a way by which they can eject this pathetic excuse for a politician from the regime.  It’s not like Barack Hussein Obama can be vice president… 
  72. 2021 Saturday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Chi-Com hacking group, ‘Indigozebra,’ is getting the blame for hacking into more than 1,000 businesses and infecting their computers with ransomware.  That’s the Chi-Coms for you.  Meanwhile, Israel is investigating a half-assed missile attack on one of its cargo ships plying the waters of the northern Indian Ocean.  The CSAV Tyndall, owned and operated by Israel until recently suffered minor damage from a missile suspected to be from Iran.  Israel, drop a nuke on those backward bastards.  Light them up!
  73. 2021 Saturday H: Political News I– Governor Larry Hogan, RINO-MD, is demanding that House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer stop playing politics with the infrastructure, meaning it’s time for them to ‘shit or get the hell off the pot.’  It’s pretty flipping bad when a RINO is bitching out the half-witted Democratic Party leadership but he’s right.  Get it going Chuck and Nancy.   Speaking of “Mumbles” Pelosi, Rep. Pete Sessions, R-TX 17th congressional district, says that the ‘January 06, 2021 ‘probe’ is a load of partisan crap.’  In other political news, Joe Biden named Amy Gutmann to be U.S. ambassador to Germany.
  74. 2021 Saturday I: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– Some wag fired 23 shots into the home of Alabama Senator Vivian Davis Figures.  Since she is a Democrat, it was probably a Jussie Smollett-style setup to gin up anger among certain communities so as to get the pot boiling before summer truly gets underway.   In other news, police take 11 men into custody after a tense standoff between the heavily armed individuals and the cops in Wakefield, Massachusetts.  In other crime-related news, Chicago Mayor Lori “Frog-Face” Lightfoot is blaming- get this- President Donald J. Trump for the humongous spike in shootings and other violence and has called Newsmax for reporting on this tragedy ‘incendiary.’  What is wrong with this crackpot woman?
  75. 2021 Saturday J: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3574 with a $61 million pot on the line: 04, 09, 21, 33, 40, and Mega 16.  Out of 135,590 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $50,773.  The winning ticket was sold at CVS in Benicia, CA 94510.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #860 with a $113 million pot up for grabs: 26, 40, 41, 55, 65, and Powerball 24.  Out of 58,617 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $33,371.
  76. 2022 Sunday: Tomorrow is the Fourth of July- all patriots must celebrate it! 

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

[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.

[iii] 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.

[iv] We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members’ solo projects.  We sure as heck hope you check out the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richard, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, and Mick Taylor.  Ronnie Wood you can find during the presentation of the Faces.

[v] 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.

[vi] We look forward to promoting the music of the Beach Boys and the group’s individual members- Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson as well as Alan Jardine, Mike Love, Bruce Johnson, and other members- at some point.  It will be a lengthy presentation rivaling if not surpassing the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Who, and Genesis.

[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.

171. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2022

2008 Friday: Like poor Tibet, Nepal also is coming under the sway of the Chi-Coms which leads to massive protests in front of the Chi-Com embassy. At least 700 Tibetans were there among the crowd, all of whom were arrested with three being slapped with charges of ‘anti-Chi-Com activities.’ Folks, who runs Nepal? The government of that nation or Beijing? The world knows the answer.

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171. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2022:

Juneteenth (substitute) Federal Holiday; Juneteenth (substitute) in 20 States, West Virginia Day (West Virginia), and American Eagle Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Attorney General Hugh S. Legaré; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Howard Mason Gore; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram and Benjamin Bristow; U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring; the Beach Boys featuring Brian Wilson, the Commodores featuring Lionel Richie, Duran Duran featuring John Taylor, the Four Tops featuring Lawrence Peyton, the Newport Pop Festival 1969 featuring Jimi Hendrix, the Miracles featuring Claudette Robinson, and Van Halen featuring Michael Anthony:

  1. 451 Tuesday: In eastern modern-day France, the Romans and their Goth allies beat the army of Attila the Hun on the Catalaunian Plains.
  2. 1567 Tuesday: By order of Don Enrique, Brazil expels its Jews.
  3. 1582 Sunday: Bishop Domingo de Salazar of Manila suppresses the Philippines.
  4. 1632 Sunday: The British crown grants the Second Lord Baltimore the exclusive right to develop the Chesapeake Bay region.
  5. 1667 Monday: The reign of the 238th Roman Catholic Pope Clement IX begins on this date.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until December 9, 1669.
  6. 1756 Sunday: Indian rebels defeat the British Army at Calcutta and imprison 146 soldiers in the infamous “Black Hole of Calcutta.”
  7. 1782 Thursday: Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the emblem of the bald eagle.
  8. 1791 Monday: King Louis XVI of France and his family attempted to flee the country in the so-called Flight to Vergennes, but their pursuers caught up with them and dragged them back to Paris.
  9. 1793 Thursday: Eli Whitney applied for a cotton gin patent.  The device initiated the American mass production concept.
  10. 1819 Sunday: The 320-ton Savannah becomes the first steamship to cross any ocean—the Atlantic Ocean.
  11. 1831 Monday: The 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, until today. 
  12. 1837 Tuesday: Queen Victoria acceded to the British throne following the death of her uncle, King William IV.  Meanwhile, in Smyrna, Ottoman Empire, the future 51st Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer, Republican, is born to missionary parents.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated him to fill the seat of Republican Stanley Matthews.  Brewer served from December 18, 1889, to March 28, 1910.
  13. 1840 Saturday: Samuel Morse patents his telegraph.  This would be a monumental game-changer, especially for ships at sea and for getting communications sent from one point in the world to another wherever the telegraph wires were laid.
  14. 1843 Tuesday: In Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Attorney General AND Acting Secretary of State Hugh S. Legaré died at age 46.  A Democrat, he served under President John Tyler as AG from September 13, 1841, and as Acting secretary of state from May 09, 1841, until his death today. 
  15. 1863 Saturday: The chartered bank in the United States occurs in Davenport, Iowa, with the National Bank.  Meanwhile, West Virginia becomes the 35th state of the Union.
  16. 1864 Monday: The Civil War Battle of Petersburg, Virginia, continues as the fighting takes place in the trenches between the Confederate and Union troops.
  17. 1866 Wednesday: Italy declares war on Austria.
  18. 1867 Thursday: President Andrew Johnson announces the purchase of Alaska from the Russians.
  19. 1876 Tuesday: The 30th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Benjamin Bristow left office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from June 04, 1874, until today.
  20. 1893 Tuesday: A jury in New Bedford, Massachusetts, found Lizzie Borden NOT guilty of the ax murders of her father and stepmother.
  21. 1898 Monday: En route to fight the Spanish in the Philippines, the U.S. Navy seizes the island of Guam from its Spanish defenders.
  22. 1907 Thursday: The first Portland Rose Festival occurs on this date.
  23. 1919 Friday: Germany ends its confederation with Austria as per the terms with the Treaty of Versailles.  The chancellor of the new post-World War I German republic, Philipp Scheidermann, a man who helped establish the republic resigns his office because he refuses to sign the treaty.
  24. 1921 Monday: U.S. Representative Alice Mary Robertson, Republican-Oklahoma, became the first woman to preside over a session of the House of Representatives.
  25. 1923 Wednesday: France announced it would seize the Rhineland to help Germany pay its debts from World War I.  This would be yet another massive slap in the face to the German people that would open their ears to the song of Adolf Hitler.  Stupid, stupid policy.
  26. 1939 Tuesday: The test flight of the first rocket plane using liquid propellants takes place on this date in Germany.
  27. 1940 Thursday: The 53rd U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring, a Democrat, left office on this day.  He served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from September 25, 1936, until today.  Meanwhile, as the Germans continue their advance through France to keep the pressure on Paris, the French negotiators prepare to leave for Compiegne where the Nazis have brought the railroad car that the Kaiser’s representatives were forced to sign the German surrender in World War I.  Adolf Hitler is jubilant as revenge has been on his mind for 21 years.  He wants the French humiliated worse than what Imperial Germany had to suffer.
  28. 1941 Friday: The U.S. military replaced the Army Air Corps with the U.S. Army Air Forces.  In 1947, the military abolished the Air Corps by creating the United States Air Forces.  Elsewhere, the Germans and their Axis allies in Eastern Europe are preparing to launch the largest land invasion in the history of the world in two days.  Air crews are receiving their briefings, artillery targets are being registered, and the 1.5 million troops ready to cross the frontier into the Soviet Union are enjoying their final days of rest.  War is coming and the Soviets are dozing on the other side of the border.
  29. 1942 Saturday: The Afrika Korps conquers Tobruk in North Africa.  Meanwhile, Nazi Adolf Eichmann announces the deportation of Dutch Jews.  On the Eastern Front, heavy fighting continues around the Crimean fortress city of Sebastopol as German and Rumanian troops continue fighting to batter their way into the city.  Farther east, the road to Stalingrad is underway as the German spring and summer offensive is moving south with growing momentum.  
  30. 1942 Saturday A: In the United States, future Beach Boy[ii], Brian Wilson, is born in Inglewood, California.  In 2022, we would celebrate the music of the Beach Boys and of each of its members.  Elsewhere, down in New Orleans, Louisiana, future member of the Miracles- Claudette Robinson- is born.  She would provide vocals.  
  31. 1943 Sunday: Race-related rioting erupted in Detroit; the governor sent in federal troops two days later to quell the violence that resulted in more than 30 deaths.  Elsewhere, the tide of war is definitely turning against the European Axis partners as Britain’s King George VI is able to visit the stubborn island of Malta that held out for so long against Axis assaults.
  32. 1944 Tuesday: The Nazis begin the mass extermination of all Jews at Auschwitz Death Camp.  Meanwhile, the Allies are advancing on all fronts in Europe.  On the Leningrad Front, the Soviets are advancing while the Allies are advancing in France and Italy.  Fighting is fierce.  Elsewhere during World War II, Japanese naval forces retreated in the Battle of the Philippine Sea after suffering heavy losses to the American fleet.  On Saipan, American forces continue battering the Japanese defenders who cling tenaciously to every scrap of geography.  It is victory or it’s death for them.
  33. 1945 Wednesday: Heavy fighting continues in the fights for Okinawa, the Philippines, and Borneo.  Meanwhile, a U.S. carrier force is softening up the Imperial Japanese forces clinging to Wake Island, one of the first places to fall to Japan shortly after the war began.  The Japanese have been sidelined here as recapturing the island did not fit in the main war plan of taking the fight TO JAPAN so the Japanese troops defending Wake are in dire straits.
  34. 1946 Thursday: The Big Four- the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union agree to begin the gradual withdrawal of Allied occupation forces from Italy.  The Soviets also agree to withdraw their troops from Bulgaria which although on the side of the Axis during World War II did not participate in Operation Barbarossa and also have traditionally been a Russian ally.  Still, they will be a part of the communist bloc.  It is what it is…
  35. 1947 Friday: Mob hitmen shot Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel dead at the Beverly Hills mansion of his girlfriend, Virginia Hill, apparently at the order of Mob associates.  Meanwhile, President Harry Truman vetoes the Taft-Hartley Act.  Elsewhere, in Clarksville, West Virginia, former 8th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Howard Mason Gore dies at age 69.  A Republican, Secretary Gore served under President Calvin Coolidge from November 22, 1924, to March 04, 1925.
  36. 1948 Sunday: The variety series, “Toast of the Town,” hosted by Ed Sullivan (for whom the producers later renamed the show), debuted on CBS-Television.
  37. 1949 Monday: The Central Intelligence Agency Act passes the U.S. Congress.
  38. 1950 Tuesday: Lionel Richie, future musician and vocalist with the funk-rock group, the Commodores[iii], is born in Alabama on this date.  Elsewhere, Willie Mays graduated from high school and immediately signed with the New York Giants.
  39. 1954 Sunday: Future longtime bassist with the Los Angeles, California, rock band, Van Halen[iv], 1974-2004—Michael Anthony—is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.   When Van Halen went on hiatus, he would join with vocalist Sammy Hagar in Chickenfoot.
  40. 1955 Monday: The AFL and the CIO agreed to combine names and merge into a solitary group.   
  41. 1960 Monday: Heavyweight Floyd Patterson knocks Ingmar Johansson out in the 5th round at the 1:51 minute mark of their scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship fight.  Besides improving his record to 36-2, Patterson won the NBA (National Boxing Association), NYSAC, and The Ring heavyweight titles of the world.  As for Johansson- aka the “Hammer of Thor”- his record went to 22-1.  He would face Patterson less than a year later and would also lose that bout.
  42. 1960 Monday A: In Solihull, England, future bassist with the wild British rock and roll band, Duran Duran- John Taylor- is born.
  43. 1963 Thursday: The United States and the Soviet Union signed an agreement to set up a “hot line” between the two superpowers.
  44. 1966 Monday: Sheila Scott completes the first round-the-world solo flight by a woman.
  45. 1967 Tuesday: A jury convicted boxer Muhammad Ali in Houston of violating Selective Service Laws by refusing to be drafter; however, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ultimately overturned his conviction.
  46. 1968 Thursday: American Jim Hines becomes the first person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds.
  47. 1969 Friday: Georges Pompidou took the oath of office as the president of France.  Meanwhile, at the Newport ’69 Pop Festival, Jimi Hendrix[v] appears for a fee of $120,000.  At least 150,000 people attended the event.  Besides Hendrix, also performing on this day were Ike and Tina Turner,[vi] Albert King,[vii] Edwin Hawkins Singers,[viii] Joe Cocker,[ix] Southwind, Spirit,[x] and Taj Mahal.[xi]
  48. 1973 Wednesday: Larry Holmes improves his professional boxing record to 3-0 with his TKO of Curtis Whitner at 2:14 of the first round in a 4-round bout. 
  49. 1975 Friday: “Jaws,” based on the book by Peter Benchely, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfus hits movie theaters across the United States.
  50. 1977 Monday: On this date, the first oil commenced flowing through the recently completed Trans-Alaska Pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez. 
  51.  1988 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds a law that makes it illegal for private clubs to discriminate against minorities and women.
  52. 1990 Wednesday: Nelson Mandela lands in New York City to begin a tour of the United States.  Elsewhere, as many as 50,000 people die as an earthquake devastates Iran.
  53. 1993 Sunday: In the 47th NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Phoenix Suns 4 games to 2.
  54. 1994 Monday: The authorities arraign O.J. Simpson for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman.  Before the judge, he pleaded not guilty to the crime.  Elsewhere, former airman Dean Allen Mellberg went on a shooting rampage at Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane, Washington, killing four people and wounding 22 others before being killed by a military police sharpshooter.
  55. 1997 Friday: Lawrence Peyton- longtime vocalist with the Motown group, the Four Tops[xii], 1953-1997, died on this date in Southfield, Michigan.
  56. 2007 Wednesday: Military operations in the eastern portion of Sri Lanka continue carrying out actions against the infamous Tamil Tigers, killing at least 30 of their soldiers.  Elsewhere, Australia’s Prime Minister John Howard announces that the nation is going to buy three warships and two landing craft from Spain to beef up their navy.
  57. 2008 Friday: Like poor Tibet, Nepal also is coming under the sway of the Chi-Coms which leads to massive protests in front of the Chi-Com embassy.  At least 700 Tibetans were there among the crowd, all of whom were arrested with three being slapped with charges of ‘anti-Chi-Com activities.’  Folks, who runs Nepal?  The government of that nation or Beijing?  The world knows the answer.
  58. 2009 Saturday: As the Arab Spring continues growing across the Muslim world, riot police in Tehran are finding their hands full with mobs of protesters demanding changes in their dictatorial regime.  This is ONE country that new President Barack Hussein Obama won’t provide help.  Elsewhere, jihadists near Kirkuk, Iraq, get lucky with a suicide bombing that propels 67 people up to commune with Allah far sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving at least another 200 in varying stages of suffering.  That’s the ‘religion of peace’ for you…
  59. 2010 Sunday: The Chicago Journal reports it’s been a busy weekend in President Barack Hussein Obama’s adopted hometown of the Windy City what with 40 people shot and seven of them dead.  Halfway across the world, similar issues are occurring in central Baghdad what with two car bombings ejecting at least 26 passersby up to meet with Allah sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving another 53 in varying stages of distress.
  60. 2011 Monday: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers grants private companies the right to create new website domains and suffixes.  Elsewhere, the Anglican Church in England considers permitting openly gay clergy members to become bishops.  Well.  Elsewhere, sectarian clashes break out in East Belfast, Northern Ireland, leading to numerous people being trucked off to the hospital and others to the hoosegow.
  61. 2012 Wednesday: Hospital authorities remove former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak–reported to be in a coma–from life support.  Meanwhile, a Syrian fighter pilot lands in Jordan and the pilot seeks asylum from the ongoing civil war.  Elsewhere, as southern Israel continues to brace under an ongoing barrage of (Iranian) rockets from the Palestinians, the Israeli air force begins to carry out sustained strikes on Hamas (and Iranian) targets in the region.
  62. 2013 Thursday: Instagram offers its users the ability to upload videos to its service.  Elsewhere, the Committee on the Rights of the Child accuses E-V-I-L Israeli soldiers of torturing Palestinian children and using the poor little bastards as human shields.  (Note- what a crock of crap!).  Elsewhere, in the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 4 games to 3 by a final score of 95-88 successfully defending their title from the previous year.  Knuckle-dragging cretin LeBron James is declared the MVP for the second year in a row.
  63. 2014 Friday: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko initiates a 7-day cease-fire, allowing troops to defend themselves but not to attack; during the cease-fire, separatists can turn in weapons and receive amnesty; so far, rebels have rejected the offer.  Elsewhere, the Obama administration rushes 300 U.S. troops to Iraq to help that government’s forces battle the ISIS thugs in the oil-refining city of Baiji.   Light these scum-sucking bastards UP.
  64. 2015 Saturday: After white racist Dylann Storm Roof murders nine African Americans at the church in South Carolina earlier in the week, mass protests break out demanding the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the Capitol building.   Meanwhile, in southern Pakistan, a heat wave peaks killing at least 2,000 people from heat stroke and dehydration.   Elsewhere, in Japan, one-thousand female robots named “Pepper” sell out in under one minute at $1,600 per unit; so says creator SoftBank Robotics Corp.
  65. 2016 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court- noting that it has already reviewed other such bans on ‘assault weapons’ (ALL weapons are ‘assault weapons’ whether they be a gun or a screwdriver or even fists)- refuses to hear other states’ bans such as Connecticut and New York.  What we need is a universal permit to carry arms, both out in the open and concealed.  Cleansing the nation of ‘gun-free zones’ would also enhance the safety of every American.  Meanwhile, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reports that the number is higher than ever what with endless wars, climate disasters, and economic impoverishment: 65.3 million people (which the Democrats want to bring to the U.S.)
  66. 2017 Tuesday: Following his arrest for driving under the influence, Tiger Woods checks into a rehab clinic to deal with his pain medication dependency and his ongoing sleep disorders.   Elsewhere, as outrage continues to grow over the death of 22-year-old American tourist Otto Warmbier at the hands of North Korean jailers, Young Pioneers Tours, the firm taking foreigners into the hellhole known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea says it ‘won’t be taking any other Americans into that godforsaken country as the risk is simply too high.’  (Note- if you remember, young Mr. Warmbier visited the nation, removed a poster from a hotel room wall for a souvenir and then underwent arrest, a bulls**t trial, imprisonment, and just before he died, Kim Jong Un sent his catatonic body home to his parents).
  67. 2018 Wednesday: Bowing to pressure from his political enemies and armies of wailing illegal aliens, President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order ending separation of families at the border, a policy that began under the previous administration but which no one conveniently remembers.   Meanwhile (and this is a good one!), the Chi-Coms express their regrets that the United States is withdrawing from the bulls**t U.N. Human Rights Council.  With dictators, thugs, criminals, and communists making up its membership, the organization is little more than a joke.
  68. 2019 Thursday: Leader of communist China, Xi Jinping, travels to North Korea to visit with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, the first Chinese leader to travel to the S-hole country in 14 years.  In other news, the Iranians commit an overt act of war when their military shoots down a U.S. surveillance drone which they claim trespassed into their airspace.  Almost immediately, the military-industrial-political complex in the United States as well as Democrats and pro-war RINOs begin banging the drum for President Donald J. Trump to launch yet another unnecessary Middle Eastern war.  Wow.
  69. 2020 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump kicked off his official 2020 re-election bid with a massive rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  What a barn burner, he seems unstoppable.  Moving on, here are today’s stats for the Xi Jinping special Wuhan bat flu virus, first the globe: 8,546,919 confirmed cases, 456,726 confirmed deaths, and 4,195,274 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,295,615 confirmed cases, 121,441 confirmed deaths, and 714,961 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 169,309 confirmed cases, 5,424 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 762 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 640 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for the CHOP state, Washington: 28,163 confirmed cases, 1,265 confirmed deaths, but sadly, like California, moron Gov. Jay Inslee will NOT REPORT the number of confirmed recoveries.
  70. 2020 Saturday A: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi warns Ankara, Turkey, that IF Turkish backed Libyan thugs attack Sirte, the Egyptian army would immediately strike out and destroy the Libyan rebels causing problems in their next-door neighbor.  The Turkish president had no clue as to what to say when faced with a genuinely formidable threat and so remained silent.  Good for you, President al-Sissi!
  71. 2020 Saturday B: In House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hometown of California, a violent mob of leftist ‘protesters’ tore down a statue of General (and President) Ulysses S. Grant.  Unbeknownst to these ignorant Black Lives Matter and Antifa trash rioters, Grant was the guiding military light of the Civil War on the northern side.  He freed slaves and was a strong proponent of recruiting newly freed blacks to serve in the Union army.  It is clear that these so-called ‘protesters’ are not about fighting for civil rights but are Marxists-Leninists in need of immediate extermination.  Time for good Americans to stand up and begin fighting back against this communist scum.  This is what we will get if “Pro-China Joe” Biden wins the White House in November.  VOTE TRUMP!
  72. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 178,960,779 confirmed cases, +14,417, 3,875,601 confirmed deaths, +8,968 and 163,779,820 confirmed recoveries, +386,650.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,401,712 confirmed cases, UP 8,542 from yesterday’s reporting, 617,083 confirmed deaths, UP 166, [xiii] and 28,694,843 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,439.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiv]  
  73. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 299,177 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 160,472 deaths  
  74. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,808,305 confirmed cases, 63,318 confirmed deaths, and 2,069,775 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,356,248 confirmed cases, 37,555 confirmed deaths, and 2,141,281 confirmed recoveries, more or less the SAME numbers.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,284 confirmed cases, 511 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 449,446 confirmed cases, 5,866 confirmed deaths, and 220,934 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Oregon: they have 206,850 confirmed cases, 2,756 confirmed deaths, and 187,292 confirmed recoveries.[xv]   
  75. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,830 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Malta, 122nd country on the list: 30,588 cases of the virus, 420 confirmed deaths and 30,139 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]     
  76. 2021 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,290.08, DOWN 533.37 points (-1.58%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,030.38, DOWN 130.97 points (-0.92%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,166.45, DOWN -55.41 points (-1.31%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.50 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.20%).  The price of GOLD is $1,763.90 per troy oz., -5.10 (-0.29%) while the price of SILVER is $25.85 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.48%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,035.40 per troy oz, -5.60 (-0.54%) while the price of COPPER is $4.12 per pound, -0.04 (-0.84%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,465.42 per troy oz, -31.31 (-1.25%).[xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $22,000.00 per troy oz., -750.00 (-3.30%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $590,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). [xix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  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 20.66.     In Myanmar Kyat, one greenback equals 1,642.00 and in Eritrean Nakfa, a buck equals 15.00 and in Namibian Dollar, one dollar equals 14.24 of theirs.[xx]        
  77. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.229 per gallon, $2.947 in Florida, $3.987 in Hawaii, and $3.633 in Washington state.[xxi]    Let’s look at one other location- North Carolina: $2.880.  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- Argentina: $3.833 per U.S. Gallon.[xxii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,429,862,051,238 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxiii]  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 Canada, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is France with $111 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxiv]
  78. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day #89 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of America’s number one problem and to have yet shown up for a single day on the job.  Ah, well, Benny Johnson of Newsmax says that Customs and Border Patrol has arrested numerous terrorists on the terrorist watchlist as well as all sorts of criminals- especially sexual criminals- and yet more continue coming.  In other news we believe is related to the border, a Houston deputy’s home was invaded in a pre-dawn assault and his wife and 4-year-old stepdaughter shot and seriously wounded by unknown perps.  A week or so ago, news appeared that said the cartels were going to target the homes and families of Lone Star State law enforcement officers.   Thank you, Joe “F**king” Biden.
  79. 2021 Sunday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Speaking of the mess, Rep. August Pfluger, R-TX 11th congressional district, says that ‘illegal aliens are overrunning the 29 inland counties he represents.’  (Note- we urge Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, to put former Sheriff Joe Arpaio in charge of all holding pens for the illegal aliens).  Elsewhere, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, is seeking to join Florida and Idaho in sending law enforcement to help aid Arizona and Texas in repelling the illegal alien invasion.  Good.  Every RED STATE governor must send troops to defend the country.  This is akin to the emergency that surrounded the Alamo, only this time, the GOOD GUYS are NOT going to lose to the barbarians.
  80. 2021 Sunday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett says the ‘world powers must wake up to the dangers of the Iran nuclear deal.’
  81. 2021 Sunday I: Political News I– Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says that the Democrats’ ‘election reform bill’ is the ‘largest power grab in the history of the United States.’  Next, the Des Moines Register reports the results of a new poll: 64-percent of Iowans would like to see Senator Chuck Grassley retire instead of running for another term.  In other political news, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, is slapping back at Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and some Fake News media outlets for discounting COVID-19 treatments such as hydroxychloroquine.  Most of the Americans who ‘succumbed’ to the disease most likely wouldn’t have provided they’d been given Plaquenil® at the first signs of the Wuhan lab-concocted bat virus.
  82. 2021 Sunday J: Political News II– The person challenging Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, is a New York attorney, Matthew Putorti.  Previous to this, he was a ‘registered foreign agent for the jihadist state of Qatar.’  Wow.  Where do the Democrats uncover scumbags such as this?
  83. 2021 Sunday K: Miscellaneous News I– Washington state Native Americans are carting a 5,000-pound, hand-carved totem pole across the United States, to arrive in Washington, D.C., sometime in July where it will be on display throughout the summer.  The goal is to bring greater awareness to the protection of sacred lands to the indigenous peoples of the United States.
  84. 2021 Sunday L: Economic News– Economist Stephen Moore says that the Federal Reserve is way behind the curve on rising inflation which some experts claim is at or near 12-percent.  This is a tax on EVERYONE including those least equipped to pay for it.
  85. 2022 Monday: Folks, today is Sunday, Father’s Day Sunday, let’s hope it’s a slow news day as all the baby mamas will bring all their bastard brats to meet their daddies doing time in America’s hoosegows, today.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0867 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Yuccas Are.”  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 Beach Boys album came out on June 12, 1983: “Rarities.”  Sooner or later, every band still performing who began in the early 1960s compiled a collection of so-called ‘rarities,’ thus we have this fabulous compendium of surf, sun, and fun music.  So, what do we have here?  Well, we begin with the Lennon-McCartney classic, “With a Little Help from My Friends,” followed by the Box Tops classic, “The Letter.”  After that, we have an alternate take of Stevie Wonder’s “I Was Made to Love Her,” followed by Brian Wilson’s “You’re Welcome.”  After that, we have “The Lord’s Prayer,” followed by “Bluebirds over the Mountain,” an alternate take, followed by a Dennis Wilson-penned tune, “Celebrate the News.”  We have an alternate version of “Good Vibrations” and gobs of other glorious tunes all lovingly compiled from the archives of this legendary group such as “Land Ahoy,” a live version of “All I Want to Do,” and several other unique and enjoyable cuts.  Seek this one out and add it to your daily playlist of the absolute best in summertime music.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] Yes, we fuck up in our templates like everyone else in the world.  It is what it be.

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of the Beach Boys and the group’s individual members- Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson as well as Alan Jardine, Mike Love, Bruce Johnson, and other members- at some point.  It will be a lengthy presentation rivaling if not surpassing the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Who, and Genesis.

[iii] When we do a comprehensive presentation of classic Motown and funk bands, you had better believe we will be doing the Commodores and Lionel Richie and a whole bunch of other famous musicians and bands.

[iv] At some point when we return to doing the music of American rock bands, Van Halen will be among them.

[v] We began promoting the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Jimi Hendrix on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Please check the albums out, you will enjoy them.

[vi] We hope to promote the music of Ike and Tina Turner together and separately at some point within the next five years.

[vii] One day, we hope to promote the music of Albert King.

[viii] Not sure as to when the music of the Edwin Hawkins Singers will occur.

[ix] We definitely look forward to presenting the music of Joe Cocker, the famed British ex-bricklayer who blew the minds of the world at the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Festival.  Please stay tuned for further developments.

[x] We began promoting the music of Spirit and of Randy California beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  Please seek them out and consider adding their music to your collection.

[xi] We definitely look forward to doing the music of the amazing Taj Mahal one day.  Remain alert for when that day arrives.

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

[xiii] 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)

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

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

[xvi] 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)

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

[xviii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

130. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2022

1943 Monday: The coming late spring-early summer offensive in the Soviet Union is getting in motion. Operation Citadel- the attack on the Kursk Salient in the Ukraine- has been given the go-ahead by Hitler himself even though German intelligence assets have told the Fuhrer that the Soviets have established a massive defense in depth. This will be the greatest clash of armor and tactical aircraft the world has ever seen.

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130. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2022:

Confederate Memorial Day (North and South Carolina); Primary Election Day (West Virginia- state holiday)

U.S. Vice President John Sherman; U.S. Transportation Secretary Andrew Card; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Sherman and William Windom; U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde Smith; the Beatles featuring George Harrison, Donovan, the Rolling Stones, Spirit featuring Jay Ferguson, Traffic featuring Dave Mason, the Turtles featuring Mark Volman, and U2 featuring Bono:

  1. 946 Tuesday: The reign of the 129th Roman Catholic Pope Agapetus II begins on this date.  He would guide his flock until November 08, 955.
  2. 1267 Tuesday: Vienna’s Catholic Church orders all Jews to wear distinctive garb.
  3. 1278 Tuesday: England imprisons its Jews on charge of making ‘coins.’
  4. 1427 Thursday: The authorities of Berne, Switzerland, expel their Jewish population.
  5. 1497 Monday: Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves on his first voyage to the New World.
  6. 1503 Sunday: Christopher Columbus discovers the Cayman Islands.
  7. 1611 Tuesday: Sir Thomas Dale arrived in the Virginia Colony, where, as deputy governor, he instituted harsh measures to restore order.
  8. 1655 Monday: The English capture the island of Jamaica from the French.
  9. 1676 Sunday: “Bacon’s Rebellion,” frontiersmen against the Virginia government begins.
  10. 1752 Wednesday: Benjamin Franklin first tests his lightning rod.
  11. 1773 Monday: The English Parliament passed the Tea Act, which would regulate the price of tea throughout its North American colonies.
  12. 1774 Tuesday: Louis XVI acceded to the throne of France. 
  13. 1775 Wednesday: Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Colonel Benedict Arnold, captured the British-held fortress at Ticonderoga, New York.  Elsewhere, the Second Continental Congress convenes in Pennsylvania, issues paper currency for the first time, and names George Washington supreme commander.
  14. 1797 Wednesday: The United States launched its first naval ship, the USS United States.
  15. 1801 Sunday: The Barbary Pirates of Tripoli declare war on the United States, the nation’s first foreign war.
  16. 1818 Sunday: American patriot Paul Revere died in Boston at age 83.
  17. 1823 Saturday: The first steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River arrives at Ft. Snelling, Minnesota.  Meanwhile, in Lancaster, Ohio, future 35th U.S. Vice President John Sherman, is born.  A Whig, Oppositionist, and then a Republican, he served under President William McKinley from March 06, 1897, to July 27, 1898.  Prior to this, Sherman served the nation as its 32nd U.S. secretary of the Treasury.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 10, 1877, to March 03, 1881.
  18. 1827 Thursday: The future 33rd U.S. Treasury Secretary William Windom is born in Belmont County, Ohio.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents James Garfield and Chester A. Arthur from March 08, 1881, to November 13, 1881.  Windom would serve again as the 39th U.S. Treasury secretary.  This time, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 07, 1889, to January 29, 1891.
  19. 1840 Sunday: Mormon leader Joseph Smith moved his band of followers to Illinois to escape the hostilities they faced in Missouri.
  20. 1857 Sunday: The Indian Mutiny begins as the Sepoys revolt against their British overlords at Meerut, India.
  21. 1863 Sunday: During the Civil War, Confederate Lt. General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson died of pneumonia, a complication resulting from friendly fire incident eight days earlier during the Battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia.
  22. 1865 Wednesday: Union forces captured Confederate President Jefferson Davis in Irwinville, Georgia.
  23. 1869 Monday: Railroad officials drove the golden spike in Promontory, Utah, marking the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States.
  24. 1871 Wednesday: The Peace of Frankfurt-am-Main concludes between France and Germany, ending the Franco-Prussian War.
  25. 1872 Friday: Suffragist Victoria Woodhull, of the Equal Rights Party, becomes the first woman nominated for the presidency of the United States.
  26. 1902 Saturday: The nation of Portugal goes bankrupt.
  27. 1908 Sunday: The first Mother’s Day observance took place during a church service in Grafton, W. Va.
  28. 1913 Saturday: The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution calling upon all federal officials, from the president on down, to wear a white carnation the following day in observance of Mother’s Day.
  29. 1915 Monday: The sinking of the British liner HMS Lusitania causes mass outrage against Imperial Germany and its practice of unrestricted warfare.
  30. 1924 Saturday: J. Edgar Hoover becomes the head of the FBI on this date.  
  31. 1933 Wednesday: In Germany, the Nazis stage public book burnings, ‘cleansing’ the nation of unapproved works.
  32. 1939 Wednesday: The Methodist Episcopal Church, the Methodist Episcopal Church South, and the Methodist Protestant Church merged to form the Methodist Church.
  33. 1940 Friday: Winston Churchill succeeds Neville Chamberlain as British prime minister.  Meanwhile, German armies attack Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.  France also is under assault with the French and British caught entirely off-guard.  For 20 years, the French expected the German onslaught- if it came- to hit the Maginot Line, the lengthy border defenses stretching from the south north to Belgium.  Instead, German units will pour through the heavily forested Ardennes and into northern France.  Elsewhere, British troops begin landing in Iceland to prevent the Nazis from conquering the island and then putting it to use as a U-Boat staging area.
  34. 1941 Saturday: On a purported ‘peace mission,’ Nazi Deputy-Fuhrer Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland only to be captured, imprisoned, and eventually to die there in 1987, possibly due to suicide.  Meanwhile, a German air raid destroyed England’s House of Commons on this date.   In East Africa, the Allies are still fighting Fascist Italian forces in East Africa, the first part of the world to be liberated from the Axis.
  35. 1942 Sunday: The last U.S. troops in the southern Philippines surrender to Imperial Japanese forces.  Others flee to the jungles to continue the war against the Empire of Japan.
  36. 1943 Monday: The coming late spring-early summer offensive in the Soviet Union is getting in motion.  Operation Citadel- the attack on the Kursk Salient in the Ukraine- has been given the go-ahead by Hitler himself even though German intelligence assets have told the Fuhrer that the Soviets have established a massive defense in depth.  This will be the greatest clash of armor and tactical aircraft the world has ever seen as vast numbers of tanks, artillery units, ground attack aircraft and armor-busting dive bombers as well as more than a million men on both sides will collide in a clash of arms heretofore unseen in the history of the planet.   This will decide the fate of the Eastern Front.
  37. 1944 Tuesday: Heavy fighting continues along the Sino-Burmese border as Japanese and Chinese forces clash. 
  38. 1945 Thursday: Russian troops occupy Prague in Czechoslovakia.  The Czechs are hopeful that they will be liberated but soon will find themselves with a worse ruler than the previous one- Josef Stalin’s Soviet Union.
  39. 1946 Friday: Umberto II succeeds King Victor Emanuel as king of Italy.  Meanwhile, Dave Mason, future guitarist with the British band, Traffic[i], as well as a musician/songwriter with a long solo career and a brief stint with Fleetwood Mac is born in Worcester, England, on this date.  In addition, Donovan Leitch[ii] is born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, on this date, too, a man who came to fame within the Flower Power Movement and who still performs to this day.
  40. 1947 Saturday: Talented vocalist Jay Ferguson, lead singer of the psychedelic rock band out of Los Angeles, California, Spirit[iii], was born on this date in Burbank, California.  He performed with Spirit over the course of its first five albums and then moved on to a spin-off band, Jo Jo Gunne with Spirit bassist, Mark Andes.  Currently, he has had a long-running solo career and composes scores for well-known television shows.
  41. 1947 Saturday A: In Brockton, Massachusetts, future 11th U.S. secretary of Transportation- Andrew “Andy” Card- is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George H. W. Bush from February 24, 1992, to January 20, 1993.
  42. 1954 Monday: At Dien Bien Phu, the fighting is over, but more dying is to come.  The French officers have been rounded up and trucked away while the lower officers, the NCOs, and the rankers are separated by rank, nationality, even among the Foreign Legionnaires who are separated into the diverse nationalities from whence they came.  The largest ethnic group that fought at Dien Bien Phu after the French are the Germans, many of whom were former Wehrmacht and SS troops.  The Vietnamese who fought for the French are taken away, never to be seen again.  In France, public outcry is enormous as this smacks of Summer 1940 with the surrender of a French general and at least 9,000 survivors. 
  43. 1956 Thursday: Due to Islamist uprising in Algeria, France sends 50,000 reservists to bolster its military forces there.  Meanwhile, KFSN TV channel 30 in Fresno, California, begins broadcasting.
  44. 1959 Sunday: In Brookhaven, Mississippi, future GOP senator from the same state- Cindy Hyde Smith- is born.  She would enter office on April 09, 2018.
  45. 1960 Tuesday: The USS Triton completes its circumnavigation of the Earth submerged completely under water.  Elsewhere, Bono—future front man for the Irish-British rock band, U2[iv]—is born on this date in Dublin, Ireland.
  46. 1963 Friday: On the advice of Beatle[v] George Harrison, Decca Records signs the Rolling Stones.
  47. 1967 Wednesday: British law enforcement arrests three Rolling Stones[vi] on this date, charging Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, and Brian Jones on drug charges.
  48. 1968 Friday: Peace talks in Paris between the United States and North Vietnam begin.  Meanwhile, the “Night of the Barricades” began in Paris’ Latin Quarter as tens of thousands of student protesters erected obstacles against riot police; in the pre-dawn hours of May 11, the police moved in, resulting in violent clashes with the Marxist students that left hundreds of people injured. 
  49. 1969 Saturday: U.S. forces begin the assault on Hill 937, aka “Hamburger Hill,” in Vietnam.  Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., the Turtles[vii] play the White House; Mark Volman falls off stage five times.  Finally, the spacecraft Apollo 10 transmits the first color pictures of the Earth from space.
  50. 1971 Monday: At Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, former WBA heavyweight champion Jimmy Ellis improves his record to 30-6 by beating hometown favorite George Chuvalo in a 10-round unanimous decision.  As for Chuvalo, his pro record went to 63-17-2.
  51. 1973 Thursday: In the 27th National Basketball Association’s Finals, the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 4 games to 1.
  52. 1974 Friday: In the 7th American Basketball Association Finals, the New York Nets beat the Utah Stars 4 games to 1.
  53. 1975 Saturday: Sony commenced selling its Betamax home video-cassette recorder in Japan on this date.
  54. 1977 Tuesday: Actress Joan Crawford died in New York.
  55. 1984 Thursday: The International Court of Justice said the United States should halt any actions to blockade Nicaragua’s ports (the U.S. had already said it would not recognize World Court authority on this issue.
  56. 1994 Tuesday: Nelson Mandela takes the oath of office as the first black president of South Africa.  Meanwhile, the state of Illinois executed serial killer John Wayne Gacy, 52, for the murders of 33 young men and boys- worthless POS.
  57. 2003 Saturday: A citizen who had been visiting Toronto, Canada, takes the first confirmed case of SARS- a disease out of communist China- back to his native Finland.
  58. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush reacted with “deep disgust and disbelief” during a Pentagon visit as he examined recent photos of and video clips of American soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners.   Meanwhile, in Baghdad, Iraq, U.S. military forces obliterate the headquarters of jihadist cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.  Problem was that the jihadists had already fled.
  59. 2005 Tuesday: In Tbilisi, Georgia, President George W. Bush gets the shock of his life while meeting with Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili when a terrorist throws a hand grenade at him.  However, the explosive device failed to detonate, and the lives of both men were spared.
  60. 2006 Wednesday: In a rare move, the Chi-Coms declassify some diplomatic records from 1956 and 1960 that detail the split between the Chi-Coms and their Soviet Union benefactors. 
  61. 2007 Thursday: The U.S. House of Representatives passes a $96 billion war bill that will continue funding the disasters in Iraq and Afghanistan just so long as certain benchmarks are met in the conduct of the war.  Wow.  Meanwhile, military leaders from North and South Korea agree on a rail line crossing the DMZ, the first such connection between the two countries since before the Korean War erupted in 1950.
  62. 2008 Saturday: Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, takes the lead in the superdelegate count- a very peculiar thing the Democrats have to steal nominations in presidential elections for their chosen candidate.  The first-term Illinois senator is smoking Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY.
  63. 2009 Sunday: H1N1 claims a third life in the United States and finds its way into Japan and Australia.
  64. 2010 Monday: Solicitor General Elena Kagan is the youngest nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court and the third woman.  Elsewhere, jihadists carry out a wave of suicide attacks across Iraq, blowing up at least 102 unsuspecting souls and injuring more than 200.  Ah, the ‘religion of peace.’
  65. 2011 Tuesday: Exports for the month of April in China reach an all-time monthly high of $155.69 billion.   Elsewhere, CNN reports that the Central Intelligence Agency will show photos of the bullet-ridden corpse of terrorist mastermind, Osama bin Laden to the members of the military and intelligence committees in both houses of Congress.
  66. 2012 Thursday: In protest of the City of New York spending a proposed $300 million on the Fifth Avenue Branch of the NY Public Library, a group of more than 700 academics, scholars, writers, and others send a letter of protest to City Hall.
  67. 2013 Friday: Onboard the International Space Station, astronauts prepare for a contingency spacewalk to repair an anticipated ammonia leak in the station’s cooling system.   Meanwhile, U.S. government scientists during the Obama administration claimed worldwide levels of carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas climate change promoters blame for the questionable science of global warming, had hit a milestone, reaching an amount heretofore unencountered by humans.  Six years later, the planet is still going strong.
  68. 2014 Saturday: According to Brainy History, Brazilian police distribute pamphlets to World Cup visitors with instructions on how to behave in the event of a robbery; law enforcement means the ‘advice’ to protect victims from injury or death during crime.
  69. 2015 Sunday: As a gesture of thanks for Pope Francis’ efforts in facilitating the opening of doors between the United States and Cuba, Cuban President Raul Castro meets the pontiff at the Vatican; the Pope announces he will visit BOTH countries later that September.
  70. 2016 Tuesday: In India, a fertility clinic announces that a 70-year-old woman has successfully given birth to a baby boy.  WTF?  Sounds almost as bad as the horrible case of the Octomom.
  71. 2017 Wednesday: To the delight of environmentalists everywhere, the U.S. Geological Service releases a study claiming that some glaciers in Montana have receded by 85-percent over the past half-century.  No wonder imbeciles such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez believe the world is coming to an end soon.  Sadly, the Sun is the sole driver of all climatic changes throughout the entire Solar System.  Conversation and fighting pollution is indeed important but the Earth- and other planets- have all gone through periods of climate change throughout the history of said Solar system.  Meanwhile, to the ‘horror’ of Democrats, President Donald J. Trump shares classified intelligence regarding an ISIS attack coming soon against Russia with Russian Ambassador Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Oval Office.  (Hence, Trump-Russia ‘collusion’).
  72. 2018 Thursday: Following Iran firing missiles into Israel’s Golan Heights from Syria, the IDF lights up Iranian targets in Syria with 70 missiles, blowing up numerous installations and other military infrastructure.  Of course, Iran claims Israel started the fight.
  73. 2019 Friday: The United States raises tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese imports, a jump of 25-percent, following the collapse of trade talks between the United States and the communist nation.  Meanwhile, Uber becomes a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange on this date.
  74. 2020 Sunday: COVID-19 continues causing problems for the nations of the world what with 4,097,158 confirmed cases, 282,495 confirmed deaths, and 1,402,882 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,362,715 confirmed cases, 80,562 confirmed deaths, and 208,344 confirmed recoveries which is good, the recoveries that is.  Breaking down the three states in which the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California comes first.  In the Golden State, there are 66,773 confirmed cases and 2,745 confirmed deaths but no mention of recoveries.  In Hawaii, we have 732 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 561 confirmed recoveries.  In Washington state, there are 16,891 confirmed cases and 931 confirmed deaths but like California, there is no mention of confirmed recoveries.   
  75. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 159,527,685 confirmed cases, +549,998, 3,315,351  confirmed deaths, +8,678 and 138,098,049 confirmed recoveries, +71,473.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,506,648 confirmed cases, UP 22,997 from yesterday’s reporting, 596,116 confirmed deaths, UP 308,[viii] and 26,497,996 confirmed recoveries, UP 58,284.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]   
  76. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became President on January 20, 2021, there have been 280,304 chi-vi deaths in the United States- President Biden, 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, the 46th president is shy 182,305 deaths.      
  77. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,759,618 confirmed cases, 62,314 confirmed deaths, and 2,003,503 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,272,102 confirmed cases, 35,785 confirmed deaths, and 1,853,131 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,267 confirmed cases, 488 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 416,317 confirmed cases, 5,626 confirmed deaths, and 202,588 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Northern Marianas Islands, yet another place  the Democrats will want to transform into a state after D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, and Virgin Islands become states: they have 170 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  78. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,957 confirmed cases, 6,378 confirmed deaths, and 831,620 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Nigeria, a place overrun with far too many ‘princes’ all-in need of U.S. senior citizens’ life savings: 165,419 cases of the virus, 2,065 confirmed deaths and 156,297 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  79. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,742.82, DOWN 34.92 points (-0.10%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,401.86, DOWN 350.38 points (-2.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,188.43, DOWN 44.17 points (-1.04%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.85 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.011%).  The price of GOLD is $1,835.50 per troy oz., -2.10 (-0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $27.37 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.44%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,249.50 per troy oz, -16.00 (-1.26%) while the price of COPPER is $4.70 per pound, -0.02 (-0.45%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,952.91 per troy oz, +26.40 (+0.90%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,900.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-1.37%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.42 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Seychellois Rupee, one greenback equals 15.18 and in Sierran Leonean Leone, a buck equals 10,154.00 and in Singapore Dollar, one dollar equals 1.33 of theirs.[xv]       
  80. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.103 per gallon, $2.876 in Florida, $3.810 in Hawaii, and $3.514 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Pennsylvania: $3.088.  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- Sudan: $2.026 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,270,989,160,341 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.
  81. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Under President Biden’s lack of attention, the border continues being overrun by illegal aliens.  ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris is in her 48th day as the so-called ‘Border Czar’ and has yet to tour the region.   Meanwhile, reporters from various news agencies continue reporting on the nonstop flow of illegal aliens pouring into the country.  One reporter on Fox News Channel witnessed a group of 40 or more Venezuelans walking across the Rio Grande this morning.  Hence why we say the river should be seeded with alligator pups.  Why aren’t local authorities running miles of razor wire along the border under their authority?  Minefields, folks, minefields.
  82. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– Today, we learned that after four months ‘on the job,’ Joe Biden has left dozens of ambassadorships unfilled.  What’s up with that?  Next, President Biden restores ‘tranny health protections’ reversing yet another President Donald J. Trump policy.  In other questionable news, a new AP-NORC Poll says that President Biden’s ‘approval ratings’ are buoyed by his pandemic response.’  WTF?  The commander-in-chief has done flipping nothing to improve the lives of the American people.  Next, supposedly Joe Biden is meeting with GOP leaders at the pivotal point in his ‘deal-making.’  What deal-making?   Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, RINO-KY, says, ‘the GOP is willing to agree to $800 billion on infrastructure but not the $1.3 trillion’ demanded by Joe Biden’s handlers.
  83. 2021 Monday H: Chi-Com News I– New reports are surfacing that suggest the Chi-Coms planned to weaponize bat viruses such as COVID-19 back in 2015 to further their Chi-Com BS agenda.  Screw them.  Next, author Gordon Chang says that the Chi-Coms ‘committed mass murder of Americans using COVID-19 as their weapon.’  In other Chi-Com news, the communists are demanding- we repeat- DEMANDING- the U.N. cancel a hearing on Uighur Muslims.  (Note- the communists don’t want anyone to know about their Nazi-like efforts to liquidate the Uighur Muslims and other religious and ethnic minorities so the Han Chinamen can rule supreme.  F**k them).
  84. 2021 Monday I: Foreign News / Overseas News– Overnight in Israel, 80 people have been injured fighting Israeli authorities.  It’s Muslim celebration time and when they celebrate, they attack Israeli military, law enforcement, and even the citizens.  For the first time in history, Hamas has fired rockets, we repeat- ROCKETS- into Jerusalem, a place the morons claim is SACRED to them.  The Knesset had to evacuate, so great was the danger.  (Note- folks, this is why God gave the world the neutron bomb- like Hamas and the rest of the trash up NOW). Ramadan begins in two days and of course, the Palestinians are going to run amok.  Elsewhere, U.S. Coast Guard assets working in the Straits of Hormuz were forced to fire warning shots at pesky Iranian swift boats trying to harass U.S. assets.  Sink them.  
  85. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– The AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says, ‘there’s no doubt that the United States UNDERCOUNTED COVID-19 deaths.’  He also believes we must continue wearing masks into 2022.   Elsewhere in the world, once the COVID-19 curfews were lifted, people are now hosting and enjoying LARGE PARTIES.   Meanwhile, a new TIPP Poll says that the number of Americans who won’t take the vaccine has now risen to 26-percent.   Next, the FDA approves Pfizer-BioNTech’s Chi-Vi vaccine for use with 12-15-year-olds. In other Chi-Vi news, Wyoming joins the ranks of states to BAN COVID-19 ‘vaccine passports.’  Awesome.  Finally, many Catholic schools are having trouble in the times of COVID-19 keeping their doors open for students.
  86. 2021 Monday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– The Arizona 2020 Election Audit is off to a bad start as they cannot get their hands on the routers, the passwords, and other valuable information and tools so they can uncover the truth about the election many believe was STOLEN.  IF the Democrats have NOTHING to hide- then hand the requested stuff over to the investigators.   Meanwhile, Michigan is filing a lawsuit pleading evidence shows that votes in that state for President Donald J. Trump were flipped over to drooling old Joe “I’m a Racist” Biden.  Godspeed. 
  87. 2021 Monday L: Business News– Thanks to the stupidity of the Joe Biden regime, restaurants across the United States- including ours- are suffering due to a hiring crisis.  People make more money to sit at home on their asses than they do at work.  However, senile old Joe Biden did say that ‘if the unemployed don’t take jobs offered to them, they will lose their benefits.’  How does that work, Joe?  Employers aren’t going to people’s homes begging them to go to work.  What crap.  Speaking of the ‘generous unemployment benefits’ (until they run out and the country goes broke), Governor Spencer J. Cox, R-UT, says that the ‘added benefits are a disincentive.’  Amen.   Elsewhere, a California man was arrested for his $5 million PPP scam.  The dimwit spent the money on expensive sports cars.  The dumb ass is going to prison.  SOB.
  88. 2021 Monday M: National Security News– The Colonial oil pipeline shutdown enters its fourth day.  The 1,500-mile-long pipeline runs through 17 states.  Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district put out a tweet in which she said- more or less- that ’17 U.S. national security and intelligence agencies said there was NO interference in the 2020 Elections yet NONE of them had a clue that a pipeline running through 17 states was in danger of being hacked.’[xix]  Elsewhere, new information continues to arise showing that Hunter Biden may have had a close relationship with a Chi-Com female agent in much the same way as the slow-witted so-called ‘farter-in-chief’ Rep. Eric Swalwell, DS-CA 15th congressional district, had with Christine Fang, aka Fang-Fang, an operative of the Ministry of State Security, the MSS, an organization comparable to the KGB.  This woman sent Hunter Biden opposition research for his father’s 2020 presidential run.  Hmmm…
  89. 2021 Monday N: Political News I– Sadly, we learnt today just how compromised U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr was- he fought to keep flawed FBI Director Christopher Wray in his position.  Wow.  Next, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden’s TAX LIE has been exposed by rising inflation.  Speaking of Leader McCarthy, he backs Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, over GOP House Conference Chair Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, someone who can’t move on from January 06, 2021, and who won’t STFU about it.  She must GO.   Speaking of ‘Liz Cheney,’ U.S. Army Colonel Denton Knapp, Retired, is running for the windbag’s seat in 2022.  Elsewhere, Rep. James “Influence” Clyburn, D-SC 6th congressional district, says he is ‘willing to consider police reform without ending qualified immunity for law enforcement officers.’  Hmmm.  We shall see.
  90. 2021 Monday O: Political News II– President Donald J. Trump is endorsing Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, R-TX, for re-election.  Next, after the world learned that Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit ‘was doped,’ the 45th president pointed out that crap such as this is emblematic of the way the United States is going.  We agree.  Meanwhile, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, says that ‘Joe Biden bears full responsibility for the LOW JOBS report of last week.’
  91. 2021 Monday P: Social Media News And Big Tech News– Numerous state attorney generals are seeking to stop Instagram’s ‘children’s accounts’ where the social media app can monitor and influence children’s minds.  We concur.  Later today, the FBI has confirmed that Darkside did indeed hack the Colonial pipeline.
  92. 2021 Monday Q: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Rep. Jerry Carl, R-AL 1st congressional district, told Newsmax that ‘the United States is distracted by WOKE.’  Amen.  Next, NBC is dropping the Golden Globes in 2022 over a diversity snafu. 
  93. 2021 Monday R: Miscellaneous News I– Quarterback Tim Tebow has signed a one-year deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars.  Soon, we will hear sobbing and wailing from fans of communist Colin “The Communist” Kaepernick whom NO ONE still will employ.  Boohoo.   Next, the IOC president called off a trip to Tokyo due to the ‘VID outbreak that just won’t go away there.   Meanwhile, Tucker Carlson broke the news of the DEEP TIES between the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci and his U.S. taxpayer funding of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, the birthplace of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  The question he raises is WHY the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci is not the subject of a criminal investigation or why he isn’t sitting in the hot seat before Congress getting his balls grilled off by concerned representatives and senators?  Damned good question.  The fact that the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci’s department helped FUND this debacle means he should be doing challenging time in the slammer NOW.  Is this what the Democrats are willing to do to destroy a highly popular president such as Donald J. Trump?  Shocking.
  94. 2021 Monday S: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– Nonagenarian House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has been blasted over her inability to distinguish one black baseball player from another.   It has come to light that when the aging speaker afflicted with dementia sent out birthday greetings to famed San Francisco Giants slugger, Willie Mays, for his 90th birthday (May 06, 1931),  she put out a picture of her and another dingbat with Giants player Willie McCovey who died on October 31, 2018.  When a big uproar descended upon her aging back, she had the temerity to blame a staffer for her failure to determine one black baseball legend from another.  Ain’t that how it always goes?  (Note- Nance, you truly should consider retirement and we mean YESTERDAY, not today).
  95. 2022 Tuesday: You know the drill…

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The sophomore effort by the Beach Boys- “Surfin’ USA”- came out on March 25, 1963, and featured the same lineup of Brian Wilson (bass, piano, and vocals), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Carl Wilson (lead guitar and vocals), Mike Love (vocals), and David Marks (rhythm guitar and vocals).  This album continued the new group’s rise to the top via tunes such as the title track, “Farmer’s Daughter,” and “Shut Down.”  The Beach Boys were not content to ride the wave with just one genre of music, i.e., surf music, as numerous copycats were jumping aboard the surf train.  They also were delving into their love of hot rods, hot chicks, and wild times in So-Cal.  Hawthorne, California, would never be the same nor would the world.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.  

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

[ii] Not sure as to when we will promote the music of Donovan, but we plan on doing so within the next decade.

[iii] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. This included the music of Jo Jo Gunne.

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

[v] 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.

[vi] 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.

[vii] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.

[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.

[xix] Here is what WE think: like the Deepwater Horizon oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico blew up back in 2010, at the time many of us had our suspicions that the Obama-Biden administration had some foreknowledge of that event and used to shut down offshore oil drilling for years.  They shut down drilling off our coasts but allowed the rigs to relocate off the coast of Brazil to drill for oil down there.  Likewise, we think the Russian-backed Darkside hacking group shut this extremely important pipeline so as (1) to cut the amount of oil in the country; (2) to drive up the costs of oil and oil-based products; and (3) to help hasten the bullshit Green New Deal through to being.  Mark our words- Olaf Bologolo. 

124. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 04, 2022

1954 Tuesday A: The attempt to reach Dien Bien Phu by French Union forces fighting from the south in Operation Condor had stalled. A contingency plan- Operation Albatross had already been discussed, a breakout of the 2,000-3,000 fittest men from Dien Bien Phu and Isabelle, but sadly for the garrison, it was slated to May 15 when additional air support and artillery could provide some semblance of aid as to help those breaking out heading to the south.

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124. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 04, 2022:

Kent State Shooting Remembrance (Ohio) and Rhode Island Independence Day (Rhode Island)

U.S. Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer; U.S. DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel Dexter; U.S. Secretary of War Samuel Dexter; U.S. Senator Doug Jones; Yugoslavian leader Marshal Josip Broz Tito; Hole featuring Courtney Love, It’s a Beautiful Day featuring David LaFlamme, the Jackson Five featuring Jackie Jackson, Mötley Crüe featuring Mick Mars, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band featuring Paul Butterfield, Spirit featuring Ed Cassidy, and The Troggs featuring Ronnie Bond:

  1. 1256 Thursday: Fellow monks establish the Augustinian monastic order on this date.
  2. 1493 Thursday: Spanish Pope Alexander VI divides America between Spain and Portugal.
  3. 1626 Monday: Dutch explorer Peter Minuit landed on present-day Manhattan Island.  Native Americans later sold the island (20,000 acres) for $24 in cloth and buttons.
  4. 1715 Saturday: A French manufacturer debuted the first folding umbrella.  
  5. 1728 Tuesday: George Frederick Handel’s opera “Tolomeo, re di Egitto” premiered in London, England, on this date.
  6. 1776 Saturday: Rhode Island declared its freedom from England two months before the Declaration of Independence.
  7. 1805 Saturday: Henry C. Overing bought 80 acres of Throggs Neck in the Bronx.
  8. 1814 Wednesday: King Ferdinand VII of Spain signs the Decree of the 4th of May, returning Spain to absolutism.
  9. 1816 Saturday: In Boston, Massachusetts, the fourth U.S. Secretary of War Samuel Dexter, died.  A Federalist, he served under President John Adams from 06-01-1800 to 01-31-1801.  Following his stint as secretary of war, Dexter also served the nation as its 3rd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.  A Federalist, Dexter served under President John Adams from 01-01-1801 to 05-13-1801.
  10. 1839 Saturday: The Cunard Steamship Company Ltd. forms on this date, the company that would eventually launch the HMS Titanic.
  11. 1843 Thursday: Great Britain annexes the Natal.
  12. 1851 Sunday: The first major fire in San Francisco, California, occurs on this date.
  13. 1862 Sunday: After a month-long siege, Union forces prepared to unleash a massive bombardment against Confederate troops at Yorktown, Virginia, only to discover the Confederates had slipped away during the night.
  14. 1863 Monday: With the retreat of the Union army, the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville ended.
  15. 1864 Wednesday: General Ulysses S. Grant’s Union Army attacks Robert E. Lee’s Confederates at Rappahannock.
  16. 1869 Tuesday: The naval battle of Hakodate takes place in Japan.
  17. 1872 Saturday: In Whitehaven, Pennsylvania, future 50th U.S. Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Woodrow Wilson from 03-05-1919 to 03-04-1921.
  18. 1886 Tuesday: At Haymarket Square in Chicago, a labor demonstration for an 8-hour workday turned into a deadly riot when a bomb exploded.  Elsewhere, Chichester Bell and Charles S. Tainter patented the gramophone, which was the world’s first practical phonograph.
  19. 1888 Friday: Spain and Italy sign a military covenant.
  20. 1893 Thursday: Cowboy Bob Pickett invents ‘bulldogging.’
  21. 1896 Monday: At Cripple Creek, Colorado, a grease fire ignites one-half ton of TNT.  Needless to say, the resulting carnage is catastrophic.
  22. 1897 Tuesday: Fire in the Paris bazaar at Rue jean Goujon kills 200 people.
  23. 1904 Wednesday: The United States took over construction on the Panama Canal.
  24. 1915 Tuesday: During World War I, Italy drops out of the Triple Alliance with which it had allied itself with the Central Powers of Austro-Hungary, Bulgaria, Turkey, and Germany.
  25. 1916 Thursday: Responding to a demand from President Woodrow Wilson, Germany agreed to limit its resumed unrestricted submarine warfare the following year.
  26. 1923 Friday: Ed Cassidy, famed percussionist with 1960’s-to-1990’s Los Angeles, California, psychedelic band Spirit[i], was born on today’s date in Harvey, Illinois.  His companion in the band was his stepson, Randy California; one of the most gifted guitarists in the world.  Meanwhile in Vienna, bloody street battles between communists, Nazis, and the police unfold.
  27. 1925 Monday: In Geneva, an international conference commenced in which the eventual signatories pledged to not use chemical and biological weapons in war; the Geneva Protocol underwent signing on June 17, 1925, and went into force in 1928.
  28. 1931 Monday: Mustafa Kemal Pasja becomes Turkish president.
  29. 1932 Wednesday: Mobster Al Capone, convicted of federal income tax evasion, entered the federal penitentiary in Atlanta; later, federal authorities transferred the mobster to Alcatraz Island.
  30. 1940 Saturday: Ronnie Bond—future drummer with the British rock band, the Troggs[ii]—was born in Andover, Hampshire, England, on this date.  Meanwhile, King Leopold of Belgium is warned by the Catholic Church’s intelligence sources that a German assault is going to fall on Belgium and France very soon.  The military is put on the alert.
  31. 1941 Sunday: David LaFlamme, violinist, and vocalist with the Bay Area band, It’s a Beautiful Day[iii], was born on this date in New Britain, Connecticut.  Elsewhere, in North Africa, fighting around Tobruk continues but the Afrika Korps halts the main assault on the beleaguered port.  They will have to find another way to crack this resilient nut.   Meanwhile, British warplanes are attacking a German-held airstrip in Mosul with which, the Nazis had been ferrying supplies in via an air bridge to help the Iraqis eager to come to the side of the Axis.
  32. 1942 Monday: The Battle of the Coral Sea, the first naval clash fought entirely with carrier aircraft, began in the Pacific during World War II.  Historians considered the outcome a tactical victory for Imperial Japan, but ultimately a strategic victory for the Allies.
  33. 1943 Tuesday: The German war machine on the Eastern Front is gearing up for the campaigning season in what they hope will be the decisive year in which, they destroy the Russian bear.  The loss at Stalingrad- as painful as it was- has not deterred the Nazi’s dream of lebensraum in the east.
  34. 1944 Thursday: RAF bombers begin launching raids into Axis partner Hungary. Railroad yards are hit as is other infrastructure, but the Axis is still in the fight.
  35. 1945 Friday: German troops in the Netherlands, Denmark, and Norway surrender to the Allies as World War II in Europe approaches an end.
  36. 1951 Friday: Future member of the famed soul-pop group, the Jackson Five[iv] (backing and lead vocals 1962-1989 / 2001 / 2012-present)—Jackie Jackson—is born in Gary, Indiana, on this date.
  37. 1954 Tuesday: In Fairfield, Alabama, future U.S. Senator Doug Jones, Democrat, is born.  He would win a special election to fill the seat of Sen. Jeff Sessions who stepped up to become the first attorney-general in the new Trump administration.  His GOP opponent in the election- Judge Roy Moore- the Democrats managed to destroy through vilification of his character.
  38. 1954 Tuesday A: The attempt to reach Dien Bien Phu by French Union forces fighting from the south in Operation Condor had stalled.  A contingency plan- Operation Albatross had already been discussed, a breakout of the 2,000-3,000 fittest men from Dien Bien Phu and Isabelle, but sadly for the garrison, it was slated to May 15 when additional air support and artillery could provide some semblance of aid as to help those breaking out heading to the south.  Problem was the troops were unclear as to whether they could sustain the fight until then.  General Giap’s final offensive was 48 hours old and steaming along at a good clip.  If the strongest were able to break out, they would be leaving behind the wounded and going without supplies.  It looks highly doubtful that Albatross will occur.
  39. 1959 Monday: The first Grammy Awards ceremony occurred at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.  Domenico Modugno won Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare);” Henry Mancini won Album of the Year for “The Music from Peter Gunn.”
  40. 1961 Thursday: The first group of “Freedom Riders” left Washington, D.C., to challenge racial segregation on interstate busses and in bus terminals.
  41. 1965 Tuesday: San Francisco Giants’ slugger Willie Mays hits his 512th homerun, breaking Mel Ott’s National League record of 511 homeruns.
  42. 1969 Sunday: Stanley Cup: the Montreal Canadiens sweep the St. Louis Blues in 4 games.
  43. 1970 Monday: Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire during an anti-war protest at Kent State University, killing four students and wounding nine others.  Elsewhere, Premier Kosygin affirms existence Russian military advisors in Egypt.
  44. 1971 Tuesday: In Colorado Springs, Colorado, future 6th U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is born.  She would serve under President Donald J. Trump from Served December 06, 2017, to April 10, 2019.
  45. 1976 Tuesday: Famed French author and poet, Henri Bosco dies at age 87.
  46. 1980 Sunday: In Ljubljana, Slovenia, Marshal Josip Broz Tito, president of Yugoslavia, died three days before his 88th birthday.     
  47. 1982 Tuesday: During the Falklands Islands (Las Malvinas) War, an Argentine Exocet missile hits the HMS Sheffield, a British destroyer, killing at least 20 and wounding numerous others. 
  48. 1987 Monday: In North Hollywood, California, famed rock, and roll blues guitarist Paul Butterfield[v] lost his battle with opiate addiction on this date and passed away at the age of 44.  The Paul Butterfield Blues Band was one of the big name shows of the 1960s and early 1970s and their performance at Woodstock in 1969 was legendary as concert performances go.  Please, seek out their albums and add them to your collection.
  49. 1990 Friday: Angela Bowie reveals that Mick Jagger and husband, David, once had an affair.  It is what it is, folks.
  50. 1994 Wednesday: A jury clears rocker Courtney Love of drug charges.  Ms. Love is the widow of Nirvana[vi] front man, Kurt Cobain. 
  51. 1998 Monday: In Sacramento, a federal judged handed Unabomber Ted Kaczynski four life sentences PLUS 30 years under a plea agreement that spared him the death penalty.  Put the bum to death and be done with him!
  52. 2006 Thursday: A federal judge sentenced Zacarias Moussaoui to life in prison for his role in the 9/11 attacks, telling the convicted terrorist, “You will die with a whimper.”
  53. 2007 Friday: An EF-5 tornado destroys the town of Greensburg, Kansas. 
  54. 2010 Tuesday: An auction at Christie’s in New York sets a record for the most expensive work of art sold at auction when it sells Pablo Picasso’s ‘Nude, Green Leaves and Bust’ for $106 million.
  55. 2011 Wednesday: U.S. President Barack Obama chooses not release photos of Osama bin Laden following his death; however, the Reuters News Agency released photos taken at the Abbottabad compound later, which drew howls of protests from offended Muslims.
  56. 2012 Friday: In the charming Mexican city of Nuevo Laredo, authorities discover 9 bodies hanging from a bridge and the corpses of 14 others who underwent beheading in a drug cartel war. 
  57. 2013 Saturday: American boxer Floyd Mayweather defeats Robert Guerrero and retains his WBC Welterweight title in a unanimous decision.  Meanwhile, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, a roadside bomb kills 5 U.S. soldiers and wounds several others.  F**king savages.  Elsewhere, in the Syrian town of Baniyas, government troops kill 77 civilians and wound quite a few others.
  58. 2014 Sunday: According to Brainy History, union backers and California legislators are seeking to raise the state’s minimum wage to $13 per hour; Governor Jerry Brown ratified a law only 8 months ago to raise the wage to $10 an hour by 2016.  Meanwhile, eight acrobats were injured, most of them seriously, when a carabiner clip broke during an aerial hair-hanging stunt, sending the women plummeting to the ground during a Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus show in Providence, Rhode Island. 
  59. 2015 Monday: Brainy History reports the human trafficking crisis continues in the Mediterranean, as rescuers save approximately 7,000 migrants from 34 vessels intercepted over the last few days.
  60. 2016 Wednesday: Once-sane Republican congressman and ex-governor John Kasich (and ultimate Trump-hater) bows out of the running for the GOP presidential nomination.  Good riddance.
  61. 2017 Thursday: American economist William J. Baumol dies at the ripe old age of 95.  He was the creator of Baumol’s Cost Disease, aka the Baumol Effect, an economic theory, one that conflicts with classical economic theories.
  62. 2018 Friday: Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols got his 3,000th hit, reaching the mark with a broken bat single against the Seattle Mariners.   Meanwhile, California overtakes Great Britain to become the fifth largest economy in the world.
  63. 2019 Saturday: At T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mexican middleweight boxer Canelo Alvarez unifies three middleweight titles as he wins a close fight and unanimous decision over American boxer Daniel Jacobs.
  64. 2020 Monday: Well, it keeps getting better: we now know we have “Murder Hornets” in the Pacific Northwest.  Although some claim Japan is their homeland, experts now tell us it is communist China where these monstrous insects call home.  Coincidence?  You are the judge.  COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis update: confirmed cases around the world: 3,582,469, confirmed deaths are 251,365, but confirmed recoveries are 1,162,563 so things are looking better.  As for the United States, confirmed cases are 1,201,101, confirmed deaths are 69,579, and confirmed recoveries are 159,789.  In Hawaii, we have 621 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths but 548 confirmed recoveries.  Yet, in the Islands, we live under the authoritarianism of Governor David Ige.  Colleagues in California report 55,657 confirmed cases, 2,254 confirmed deaths and NO- we repeat- NO numbers for confirmed recoveries.  What are you hiding, Gov. Gavin Newsom?  Colleagues up in Washington state report 15,462 confirmed cases what with confirmed deaths at 841 and- like California- NO recovery confirmation numbers.  Gov. Jay Inslee, what are YOU hiding (asks Chef Vladimir?)?
  65. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 154,940,945 confirmed cases, +477,975, 3,39,615  confirmed deaths, +12,655, and 133,045,378 confirmed recoveries, +75,532.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,268,541 confirmed cases, UP 36,236 from yesterday’s reporting, 592,292 confirmed deaths, UP 734,[vii] and 25,961,286 confirmed recoveries, UP 53,716.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  66. 2021 Tuesday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 277,565 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 240.56 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 185,968 deaths. 
  67. 2021 Tuesday 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: 3,748,785 confirmed cases, 61,986 confirmed deaths, and 1,996,486 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,249,535 confirmed cases, 35,399 confirmed deaths, and 1,817,665 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,732 confirmed cases, 484 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 409,585 confirmed cases, 5,567 confirmed deaths, and 200,937 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Wyoming, a place with a horrible congresswoman: they have 57,142 confirmed cases, 710 confirmed deaths, but 0 confirmed recoveries as they won’t mention them.[ix]   Meanwhile, effective July 01, 2021, ALL remaining in-state and local COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions will end, so says Governor Ron DeSantis.  Awesome.
  68. 2021 Tuesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,697 confirmed cases, 6,369 confirmed deaths, and 831,090 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Uruguay, a place that was once home to Nazis: 204,120 cases of the virus, 2,796 confirmed deaths and 176,783 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  69. 2021 Tuesday D:  Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,133.03, UP 19.80 points (+0.58%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,633.50, DOWN 261.62 points (-1.88%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,164.66, DOWN 28.00 points (-0.67%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.22 per barrel, +0.53 (+0.81%).  The price of GOLD is $1,778.40 per troy oz., +2.60 (+0.15%) while the price of SILVER is $26.55 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,240.40 per troy oz, +8.60 (+0.70%) while the price of COPPER is $4.56 per pound, +0.03 (+0.74%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,973.33 per troy oz, +8.65 (+0.29%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.18.     In Pakistani Rupee, one greenback equals 153.10 and in Panamanian Balboa, a buck equals 1.00 and in Papua New Guinean Kina, one dollar equals 3.42 of theirs.[xiv]  
  70. 2021 Tuesday 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 $4.050 per gallon, $2.834 in Florida, $3.796 in Hawaii, and $3.488 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- New Mexico: $2.879.  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- Malaysian: $1.887 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,247,962,760,073 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 Tuesday F: Foreign News / Overseas News– U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is visiting the Ukraine today.[xviii]   Next, Iran confirms the authenticity of tape where Climate Czar John F. “Lurch” Kerry[xix] commits various Logan Act violations by sharing with the Iranians at least, we repeat- at least– 200 separate incidences of the Mossad carrying out surreptitious activities against Iranian interests in the hellhole of Syria.  In other news related to overseas activities, former Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller- part of the Trump administration- is urging the Biden administration NOT to let its guard down regarding the use of directed-energy weapons on U.S. personnel worldwide.  He calls it ‘an act of war’ and suggests that even if it’s ‘nonlethal,’ we owe it to our people to investigate so as to be better protected in the future.
  72. 2021 Tuesday G: Covid-19 Updates And Additional Information– First, early information is suggesting that the COVID-19-caused pandemic shutdowns of cities may be in the preliminary stages of reversal.  Next, Pfizer seeks full clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for the use of its Chi-Vi vaccine for everyone.  Elsewhere, U.S. states are not ordering their full allotments of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu over a lessening demand for the questionable inoculations.
  73. 2021 Tuesday H: Joe Biden Regime News I–   We learn today that thanks to Joe Biden being president (well, “Kooky Kamala” Harris is ‘president’), the death tax is going to rise to 40-61-percent meaning their family’s tragedy will also see financial rape of the grieving survivors.  Wow.  Thank you, President Obama, uh, we mean, “El Presidente Joe Biden.”   Meanwhile, Cuban-born U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, DS, says the regime is moving ahead with reuniting illegal alien families torn asunder by the Trump administration.   Elsewhere, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley is dropping his opposition to changes in sexual assault policies.  Wow.  Sell-out.
  74. 2021 Tuesday I: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says he is considering a slick budgetary maneuver whereby he can legalize tens of millions of illegal aliens lurking within the shadows of our country.  Gee whiz, thank you, Chuckie, thank you.
  75. 2021 Tuesday J: Political News I– the House GOP is calling for an oversight hearing on the Capitol Hill Police Department and their actions on FALSE FLAG OPERATION DAY on January 06, 2021.  Next, GOP lawmakers seek a probe of Amazon’s Jedi contract.   Elsewhere, the GOP is adding an additional 10 Democrat-held congressional seats deemed to be vulnerable in 2022.  (Note- get rid of YOUR RINO problem, too, Republicans).  Moving on, UNC Chapel Hill has bestowed a professorship on the clown that created the 1619 ‘Project,’ (a bullshit propaganda project with which to wail and cry and to point fingers at the evil whiteys)[xx].  In other news, former Governor Charlie Crist, RINO-FL-turned Democrat Congressman, 13th congressional district, is making another run for the gubernatorial mansion.  Loser.  Finally, Eric Trump says there is NO way that fuddled old Joe Biden can hold a candle to his father’s energy on the job.
  76. 2021 Tuesday K: Political News II– We learned today that Newsmax settled a lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems out of Canada, that they apologized and agreed to stop questioning the 2020 Presidential Election’s veracity.  One America News, however, won’t back down for which, we congratulate them.  However, if Canada WON’T use Dominion Voting Systems nor Smartmatic Software in their own elections, what does that say about their trustworthiness and honesty?  Not very much.  Speaking of the untrustworthy, it now appears that Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, will be out as GOP Conference Chair by the end of the month.  This woman and the other corrupt Republicans that leapt onto the President Donald J. Trump impeachment vote as showing their virtue ALL must lose their seats.  Period.  She needs to join the Democrats of which she truly is one…finally, the Justice Department has been ordered to release the memo cited by then-U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr as to why there was no charge of obstruction launched against President Donald J. Trump when feeble old Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III concluded his ginned-up, bogus investigation into the 45th president.
  77. 2021 Tuesday L: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– The attorney for convicted murderer and former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin has filed for a new trial now that we learn the jurors were going to convict him on ALL counts no matter what which is not justice but a kangaroo court.  The judge in the case pointed out that thanks to people like that dingbat from California, Rep. Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, DS-CA 43rd congressional district, going there and rabble rousing the lynch mob outside the courthouse every day, that her actions put the entire outcome of the trial in jeopardy.  We expect to see Chauvin win a new trial, be acquitted, and get his old job back.  Boo-yeah!
  78. 2021 Tuesday M: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– stick around for the results on tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1656 with a pot of $345 million available to some lucky winner…here are the results: 04, 27, 32, 57, 63, and Mega 22.  Out of 136,836 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $947,704.
  79. 2022 Wednesday: Everyone Wang Chung tonight…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0820 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Peaks.”  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 the record label of the Band released was “The Collection,” an album that hit record store shelves on June 05, 2019.  One finds a collection of 14 cuts from the original lineup that are all perfect doorways for new fans to open and follow.  As for older fans, this is a concise collection that reopens channels in audio into the brain that one can enjoy for years- if not decades- to come.   This is a worthy addition to any record collection which is why we encourage everyone to seek this album out, give it a good listen, and then add it to your growing collection in the format, condition, and the price that works best for you- you will be glad you did.   

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[i] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. We began promoting the music of Spirit and of Randy California beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  Please seek them out and consider adding their music to your collection.

[ii] We began promoting the music of the Troggs on Monday, 06-January-2020 through Tuesday, 04-February-2020.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection as they are astounding.

[iii] We promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014.  Please seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[v] 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.

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

[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] This schmo also warned the Chi-Coms it would be a mistake to attack Taiwan.  What is the U.S. going to do to stop it, Secretary Blinken?  Launch a nuclear barrage on the Chi-Coms?  I doubt it.  (Note- living in Israel allows me to view the world differently and I think there is no way the U.S.- without President Donald J. Trump in the White House– can do to stop such an attack.  I fear it would be over before it began- Mo).

[xix] Speaking of ‘climate,’ a NYU physicist says that ‘humans have NOT broken the climate.’

[xx] Nikole Hannah-Jones cannot handle any criticism of her bogus ‘history.’  Why is it we cannot continue the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?  Why do we have to continue finding ways of tearing the country apart?  Here is why: for some, it’s profitable.  Look at ‘Reverend’ Al Sharpton, look at ‘Reverend’ Jesse Jackson, look at that POS lawyer Benjamin Crump, these scalawags and scoundrels reap lots of wealth tearing the fabric of the nation asunder.  Going to be time to move to Russia or Chi-Com land…at least they defend their countries.

51. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2022

2021 Saturday D: Note- Chef Bea O’Malley- lifelong member of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day- says “IF Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo has to use a ‘rap cartoon’ to appeal to us black folks to get the Chi-Vi vaccine, it’s all the more reason why ALL black folks should avoid this like a cross-burning in McKittrick, California, on a Friday night.”

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51. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2022:

President Theodore Roosevelt; U.S. Attorneys General Henry Stanbery and Herbert Brownell Jr.; U.S. Secretary of Defense James R. Schlesinger; U.S. Interior Secretary Ethan A. Hitchcock; U.S. Secretary of State Alexander Haig; U.S. Senator “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell; Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Lew Soloff, Cheap Trick featuring Jon Brant, heavyweight boxing contender Jimmy Young, the J. Geils Band featuring John Geils, Great White, Nirvana featuring Kurt Cobain, Sonny & Cher, Spirit featuring Randy California, Steely Dan featuring Walter Becker, and the Supremes featuring Lynda Laurence:

  1. 1431 Sunday: The reign of the 206th Roman Catholic Pope Martin V ends on this date.  He first acquired his Holy Cross on November 11, 1417, and shepherded his global flock until today.
  2. 1547 Thursday:  Following the death of King Henry VIII of England, his son, Edward VI, becomes the monarch.
  3. 1725 Tuesday: In New Hampshire, white settlers in search of bounties, scalp ten sleeping Native Americans.
  4. 1792 Monday: President George Washington signed an act creating the United States Post Office.
  5. 1803 Sunday: In New York City, future 28th U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery is born.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he would serve under President Andrew Johnson from July 23, 1866, to July 16, 1868.
  6. 1809 Monday: The Supreme Court ruled that no state legislature could annul the judgments or determine the authority of federal courts.
  7. 1815 Monday: The USS Constitution under Captain Charles Stewart fought the British ships HMS Cyane and HMS Levant on this date.  The Constitution captured both ships but lost the Levant after encountering a British squadron.  The Constitution, however, along with its prize the Cyane returned to New York safely on May 15, 1815.  The U.S. government purchased the Cyane and recommissioned her the USS Cyane.
  8. 1831 Sunday: In the Battle of Growchow, Polish revolutionaries defeat their Russian masters.
  9. 1835 Friday: An earthquake destroys the city of Concepcion, Chile, resulting in more than 5,000 deaths.
  10. 1839 Wednesday: Congress prohibited dueling in the District of Columbia.
  11. 1846 Friday: British troops occupy the Sikh capital city of Lahore.
  12. 1861 Wednesday: The Confederate States of America form their Department of the Navy.
  13. 1862 Thursday: William Wallace “Willy” Lincoln, the 11-year-old son of President Abraham and First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, died at the White House, apparently of typhoid fever.  
  14. 1869 Saturday: In the wake of a Ku Klux Klan crisis, the governor of Tennessee, W. C. Brownlow, declares martial law.  It is important to note that the Ku Klux Klan was composed of Democrats and that the state government was in the hands of Republicans seeing as how this was less than four years after the Civil War.
  15. 1872 Tuesday: Luther Crowell received a patent for a machine that manufactured paper bags.  Meanwhile, in New York City, the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its doors.
  16. 1873 Thursday: The University of California got its first medical school.
  17. 1878 Wednesday: The reign of the 256th Roman Catholic Pope Leo XIII begins on this date.  He continued as the shepherd of ALL Roman Catholicism from today until July 20, 1903.
  18. 1887 Sunday: Germany, Austro-Hungary, and France end their Triple Alliance.
  19. 1899 Monday: The 22nd U.S. Interior Secretary Ethan A. Hitchcock assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William McKinley and then under President Theodore Roosevelt from today until March 04, 1907.
  20. 1901 Wednesday: The first territorial legislature of Hawaii convened.
  21. 1904 Saturday: In Nemaha County, Nebraska, future 62nd U.S. Attorney General Herbert Brownell Jr. is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, to October 23, 1957.
  22. 1905 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Jacobson v. Massachusetts, upheld, 7-2, compulsory vaccination laws intended to protect the public’s health.  
  23. 1907 Wednesday: President Theodore Roosevelt signed an immigration act that excluded “idiots, imbeciles, feebleminded persons, epileptics, insane persons” from being admitted to the United States.  God bless him!
  24. 1915 Saturday: The Panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in San Francisco, California.
  25. 1919 Thursday: French Premier Clemenceau suffers injury during an assassination attempt.
  26. 1929 Wednesday: American Samoa organizes as a territory of the United States.  Elsewhere, in New York City, future 12th U.S. Secretary of Defense James R. Schlesinger is born.  A Republican, he would serve under Presidents Richard M. Nixon, and Gerald R. Ford from July 02, 1973, to November 19, 1975.
  27. 1931 Friday: Congress allowed California to build the Oakland Bay Bridge.
  28. 1933 Monday: The U.S. Congress proposed the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to repeal Prohibition.
  29. 1938 Sunday: Anthony Eden resigned as British foreign secretary following Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain’s decision to negotiate with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.
  30. 1941 Thursday: The Nazis order Polish Jews not to use public transportation; meanwhile, the first trainload of Jews leaves Plotsk, Poland, bound for concentration camps further east.  Elsewhere in western Libya at El Agheila, the Afrika Korps- German troops supported by their Italian allies- slam into British troops in their first meeting.  It’s not good for the Brits.
  31. 1942 Friday: Lt. Edward “Butch” O’Hare became the U.S. Navy’s first flying ace of World War II by shooting down five Japanese bombers while defending the aircraft carrier USS Lexington in the South Pacific.  Meanwhile, Japanese paratroops and amphibious forces begin landing in Bali and Timor.  Elsewhere, in Sheffield, Alabama, future Republican Senator “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell is born.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body representing the state of Kentucky on January 03, 1999, and remains there until this day.
  32. 1943 Saturday: During World War II, Allied troops occupy Kasserine Pass in Tunisia.  Soon, they will come into contact with the Afrika Korps, crippled but not yet defeated, and are in for a nasty surprise.
  33. 1944 Sunday: During World War II, U.S. bombers began raiding German aircraft manufacturing centers in a series of attacks that the world would know as “Big Week.”  Elsewhere, on the Italian Front, German troops call off their attack on the Anzio beach head.  Germans and Allies alike had lost around 19,000 men each in the five days of fighting.  Elsewhere, future trumpeter and flugelhornist with the horn-dominated jazz-rock band, Blood, Sweat & Tears- Lew Soloff- is born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on this date.
  34. 1946 Wednesday: Future rock guitarist John Geils—who would go on to form the smoking blues-rock band, the J. Geils Band[i]—was born in New York City on this date.
  35. 1949 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future vocalist of the Supremes[ii]– Lynda Laurence- is born.  She would perform with the post-Diana Ross and the Supremes lineup from 1969 to the present as well as with Stevie Wonder[iii].
  36. 1950 Monday: Future founding member with the East Coast rock band, Steely Dan[iv], Walter Becker–(guitars/vocals 1972-81 / 1993-present)—is born in Queens, New York, on this date.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court, in the United States v.  Rabinowitz ruled 5-3 that authorities making a lawful arrest did not need a search warrant to search and seize evidence in an area that was in the “immediate and complete control” of the suspect.
  37. 1951 Tuesday: Randy California, guitarist and vocalist of the band, Spirit[v], one of the Los Angeles bands of the psychedelic scene, is born in the City of Angels.
  38. 1952 Wednesday: Emmett L. Ashford became the first black umpire in organized baseball.  The Southwestern International League authorized him to be a substitute umpire.
  39. 1955 Sunday: Jon Brant—future bassist with the Illinois rock band, Cheap Trick[vi] (1981-1987 / 1999 / 2004-2005 / 2007)—was born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.
  40. 1958 Thursday: Racing jockey Eddie Arcaro got win No. 4,000 as he rode the winner at Santa Anita racetrack in Arcadia, California.
  41. 1962 Tuesday: Astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard Project Mercury’s Friendship 7 spacecraft, which circled the globe three times in a flight lasting 4 hours, 55 minutes and 23 seconds before splashing down safely in the Atlantic Ocean 800 miles southeast of Bermuda.  
  42. 1965 Saturday: The Ranger 8 spacecraft crashed on the moon, as planned, after sending back thousands of pictures of the lunar surface.
  43. 1967 Monday: Future founding member of the Seattle-based Grunge Rock band, Nirvana[vii]—Kurt Cobain—is born on this date in Aberdeen, Washington.
  44. 1971 Saturday: Idi Amin Dada becomes the head of the Ugandan government on this date.
  45. 1974 Wednesday: Cher[viii] files for divorce from husband Sonny Bono.
  46. 1975 Thursday: Margaret Thatcher becomes head of the British Conservative Party on this date.
  47. 1976 Friday: Muhammad Ali scores a KO of opponent Jan Pierre Coopman, aka the Lion of Flanders, at the 2:46 minute mark of Round 5 in a scheduled 15-round heavyweight boxing championship match.  In so doing, Ali maintains the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles of the world and puts his pro record to 50-2.  As for the Belgian boxer, his record goes to 24-4.
  48. 1982 Saturday: The New York Islanders win an NHL then record of fifteen games in a row.
  49. 1987 Friday: A bomb blamed on the Unabomber explodes in a computer store in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  50. 1990 Tuesday: At the Trump Plaza Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith scored a RTD over his opponent Manoel De Almeida at the end of Round 6 of a scheduled 10-round bout to put his pro record to 23-8-1.
  51. 1992 Thursday: On the Larry King Show, Ross Perot says he will run for president of the United States.
  52. 1997 Thursday: San Francisco Giants slugger, Barry Bonds, wins a record $22.9-million, two-year contract.
  53. 1998 Friday: The U.S. movie box office hits quickest $1 billion in just 51 days.  Meanwhile, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan lands in Baghdad to conduct peace negotiations.  Meanwhile, American Tara Lipinski, at age 15, became the youngest gold medalist in Olympics history when she won the ladies’ figure skating title at Nagano, Japan.
  54. 2002 Wednesday: A fire raced through a train, killing at least 370 people, and injuring at least 65 in Reqa, Al-Gharbiya, Egypt.
  55. 2003 Thursday: One hundred people died and more than 230 suffered injuries when fire destroyed the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I.  The fire started when sparks from a pyrotechnic display used by Jack Russel’s Great White band lit up the basement.  Ty Longley, guitarist for the band, was one of the victims of the fire.
  56. 2005 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Young who fought all the big names of the era dies from a heart attack at age 58.  Over the course of his pro boxing career, Young compiled a record of 57 fights, 35 wins (11 KOs), 18 losses, 3 draws, and 1 no contest.  Young had one shot at winning the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight titles of the world but lost a unanimous decision to none other than Muhammad Ali on April 30, 1976.
  57. 2010 Saturday: In Baltimore, Maryland, former U.S. Secretary of State Alexander Haig died.  He served under President Ronald Reagan from January 22, 1981, to July 05, 1982.
  58. 2011 Sunday: In Uganda, rebel leader, Yoweri Museveni continues his 30-year reign after election results proclaim him the winner of the election.  However, both citizens and election observers call the election a “sham.”
  59. 2013 Wednesday: Estonia becomes the first nation to install an electric car charging national network with cars charging in 30 minutes or less.
  60. 2014 Thursday: The banking industry loses ground as non-banking companies such as Apple, Google, and T-Mobile develop their own payment methods and financial products that circumvent the need for banking services.
  61. 2015 Friday: According to Brainy History, creditor nations agree to extend Greece’s bailout program by four months if required economic reforms continue; new Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had campaigned on reversing the reforms but now accepts the terms to avoid financial chaos.
  62. 2016 Saturday: In the South Carolina GOP Primary, Donald Trump wins with 32./5% of the vote.  In the Democratic Primary in Nevada, Hillary Clinton wins big with 52.6% of the vote.  She smoked Bernie Sanders good!  Finally, Gov. Jeb Bush suspends his bid to win the 2016 GOP presidential nomination on this date.  Say it ain’t so, Jeb!
  63. 2017 Monday: Government officials in the South Sudanese state of Unity declare a famine which affects 4.9 million people.  Meanwhile, Democrats and other assorted and sundry anti-Trumpers turn out in the streets, screaming, “NOT MY PRESIDENT!  NOT MY PRESIDENT!”  WTF is wrong with these people?  What’s wrong with them is the fact that they are communists, and many are members of various rent-a-mobs.  It is what it is.  Elsewhere, across the Atlantic in Great Britain, millions turn out in the streets to protest over there- coincidence?  Nope.  Still, the British government is considering canceling his upcoming state visit because they’ve bought into the bogus Trump-Russia collusion scam.
  64. 2018 Tuesday: During London Fashion Week, Queen Elizabeth II makes a surprise appearance.  Meanwhile, in the lovely socialist hellhole of Venezuela, the government of Nicolas Maduro announces the creation of its own virtual currency, the petro, to counteract their ongoing financial crisis.  Folks, nothing is going to help until the people overthrow the communist thugs destroying their country. 
  65. 2019 Wednesday: Sadly, Payless ShoeSource files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protections and announces plans to shutter all its stores in the United States.  Payless has been a staple of American retail for decades so it’s extremely sad to see them vanish.   Speaking of American business giants, Ford Motor Company announces it will stop selling trucks in South America.  Guess the Japanese are taking over down there.
  66. 2020 Thursday: Judge Amy Berman Jackson- an Obama judge- gave Roger Stone- friend and confidant of President Donald J. Trump a 40-month sentence for lying before Congress and a few misguided, unfortunate tweets.  The gist of all this is that conservatives cannot laugh or joke because liberals will charge them with heinous crimes and do everything possible to send them to prison, hopefully, to die there if possible.  Meanwhile, President Trump speaks to a crowd of freed prisoners and slams what is happening to Stone.  Originally, Stone faced a possible sentence of 7-9 years in prison for doing practically nothing but that is how things now are in the United States of America.  Meanwhile, Stone’s defense team is seeking a new trial seeing as how the foreman of the jury, Tomeka Hart, is a raving lunatic leftist who hates Trump and said numerous prejudicial things against Stone and Trump in social media and then lied to Judge Jackson, claiming she could be ‘impartial.’  We think this ho needs to go to prison herself.  Finally, fallout from the previous night’s NBC-TV Democratic debate shows Michael Bloomberg at the bottom of the Democratic cesspool following a dismal debate performance.  Sad.
  67. 2021 Saturday: Day 32 of the Biden Regime.  First, Senator Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, says he plans to vote ‘NO’ on Joe Biden’s pick to head the White House Office of Management and Budget based on her past bigoted comments towards Republicans.   Next, following Newsmax’ Greg Kelly commenting on one of Joe Biden’s rescue dogs’ appearance, social media went berserk criticizing Mr. Kelly.  What Kelly said was true- the dog needs veterinarian care and a good bath.  ASAP.   Next, the earpiece in Joe Biden’s ear has him say, ‘things could be back to normal by 2022.’  F—k you, Joe, things are going to go back to normal NOW.  We are not going to put up with this bull crap much longer.  #OpenUpNow!  The earpiece also tells Joe Biden to ‘reassure the American people the vaccines are safe,’ the ones he claims did not exist prior to him becoming president.
  68. 2021 Saturday A: Republican Senator Tom Cotton proposes a bill with which to cut the Chi-Coms out of Hollywood.  Everyone knows the Chi-Coms have infested Hollywood as you cannot miss Chi-Com companies in the opening credits anymore.   Meanwhile, United Airlines is trying to discover which one of its employees spilled the beans on the family of Ted Cruz’s recent vacation to Cancun, Mexico.  Like they care.  Next, a GOP group plans on using $25 million to enable Republicans to win back the House in 2022.  In other GOP news, Representative Madison Cawthorne tells Newsmax that the ‘Second Amendment is NOT about hunting but about having the ability to topple a tyrannical government.’  Elsewhere, Representative Devin Nunes, R-CA, also informs Newsmax that the ‘Dems think they’re in Hollywood and that the National Guard are extras on a filmset.’  It’s time for those troops to return home and for the fences to come down.  The ONLY reason the fences remain UP and the troops patrol the streets of Washington, D.C., is because they KNOW they did not win the 2020 Presidential Election.  Period.   Finally, U.S. Congressman Tom Reed, R-NY, says he’s eyeing a potential run against failed Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo.  Hell, AOC could beat this piece of dog s**t hands down.
  69. 2021 Saturday B:  The storms in Texas have killed loads of people, many of whom may not be known for weeks what with people freezing to death because of lack of electricity, natural gas, and mishaps with propane and generator exhausts.  Add to that the fact that people WITH power are finding they have five-figure power bills.  Insane.  Joe Biden authorizes aid for Texas and mumbles something stupid about visiting Texas ‘sometime soon.’  Elsewhere, Ohio State University says it’s considering a debt-free degree.  Here is how you do it- instead of forcing students to take on massive quantities of debt for a degree, how about the schools take 6-percent of their annual income for- say- 30 years or until the debt is paid.  After all, everyone needs to earn money to pay bills.  Once the debt is paid, the former students can then donate time back to the universities to educate the next generation.  Saddling people with hundreds of thousands of dollars of school debt is insane and must stop while at the same time, universities have expenses, too.
  70. 2021 Saturday C: COVID-19 Daily Update:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 110,903,820 confirmed cases, +356,790, 2,456,069, confirmed deaths, +8,454, and 62,511,666 confirmed recoveries, +250,283.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 28,260,716 confirmed cases, up 84,288 from yesterday’s reporting, 500,833 confirmed deaths, UP 2,870, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- NO more updates on this number thanks to Joe Biden, going on for nearly as long as #46 has been in the White House.  Coincidence?  You be the judge. 
  71. 2021 Saturday D: NOTE- in the White House 32 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 171,732 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, talk is cheap, what are YOU going to do about it?  YOU are a worse murderer than Andrew “Killer” Cuomo is in the Empire State- he’s only killed 46,233 people, half of them in nursing homes.   Speaking of this fool who threatens ALL critics with ‘you’ll be sleeping with the fishes tonight,’ he still won’t apologize for the deaths his criminal policies caused.    Note- Chef Bea O’Malley- lifelong member of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day- says “IF Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo has to use a ‘rap cartoon’ to appeal to us black folks to get the Chi-Vi vaccine, it’s all the more reason why ALL black folks should avoid this like a cross-burning in McKittrick, California, on a Friday night.”  Although she does not live in New York, the fact that this drooling mongoloid talks DOWN to black folks and encourages them to get the vaccine is enough reason to send every black and brown person to go running in the other direction.  Thank you, Bea.
  72. 2021 Saturday E: 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: 3,521,418 confirmed cases, 48,842 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,778 confirmed cases, 430 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 336,184 confirmed cases, 4,886 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the country: Alabama.  Currently, they have 485,986 confirmed cases, 9,590 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 744,513 confirmed cases, 5,526 confirmed deaths, and 693,730 confirmed recoveries.  For the heck of it, let’s look at one other country: Colombia.  Currently, they have  2.217,001 confirmed cases, 58,511 confirmed deaths, and 2,110,562 confirmed recoveries.   In other Beijing Bat Bug news, Pfizer seeks to store their vaccines at less frigid temperatures with which to ease coordination.
  73. 2021 Saturday F: In the Russian arctic, the Nornickel processing plant partially collapses killing three workers and wounding several others.   Speaking of Vladimir Putin’s Russia, Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny loses his appeal and won’t be leaving prison anytime soon.  YOU should never have returned to the former USSR as the next time they poison you, you won’t be taken to Germany for treatment.  Elsewhere, a top official from the UN International Atomic Energy Agency- aka IAEA- is heading to Iran to visit with them regarding the jump-started JCPOA.  Meanwhile, a UN report says that Erik Prince violated an arms embargo on Libya’s rebel groups by shipping them weapons and mercenaries.   In other news, Joe Biden, and Canada’s Justin Trudeau plan to have a ‘virtual summit’ so they can discuss common shared interests between our two countries- like getting the Keystone XL Pipeline up and running again?  We can only hope.
  74. 2021 Saturday G: Having mentioned Texas’ energy grid collapse and the winter storms trashing the area, Representative August Pfluger, R-TX, says that ‘propping up solar and wind is what has caused problems in Texas.’  He also mentions that Joe Biden only approved disaster declaration for 77 of the 254 counties in the Lone Star State when in fact, the declaration of disaster should be for every county in the state.  We agree.  We have friends in Texas and all of them say things are extremely bad there.  Elsewhere, we learn that the left-wing U.S. Department of Justice is investigating seven police officers from five police departments across the country because these people happened to have been in Washington, D.C., on January 6, 2021.  Next, famed attorney and legal professor Dr. Alan Dershowitz tells Newsmax TV that the liberals have become ‘radical and intolerant.’  To us, this means they have become communists.  Time to fight back.  
  75. 2021 Saturday H: Stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball drawings.  Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3536 with a prize of $22 million on the line: 02, 05, 08, 21, 45, and Mega 11.  Out of 118,110 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $39,709.  The winning ticket was sold at Dolce Expresso in San Jose, CA 95112.  Next, here are the results for tonight’s Powerball Drawing #822 with a $78 million prize on the line: 04, 08, 22, 32, 58, and Powerball 04.  Out of 59,166 winning tickets, the highest winners were two people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $29,272 apiece. 
  76. 2022 Sunday: Everyone knows the drill…

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[i] 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.

[ii] When we start sharing the music of the legends of Motown with the readership, you can bet that the Supremes will be among them.

[iii] We will share the music of Stevie Wonder when we begin promoting the music of the legends of Motown.

[iv] We expect to promote the music of Steely Dan sometime within the next decade or so.

[v] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. This included the music of Jo Jo Gunne.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  1. 607 Thursday: Boniface III begins his reign as the 66th Roman Catholic Pope.
  2. 1473 Wednesday: Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland.
  3. 1634 Sunday: At the Battle of Smolensk, Polish King Wladyslaw IV beats the Russians causing them severe casualties.
  4. 1674 Monday: Holland and Great Britain sign the Peace of Westminster, which cedes New York City to the British.
  5. 1803 Saturday: The U.S. Congress accepts the Constitution of the state of Ohio; however, it did not ratify the document until 1853.
  6. 1807 Thursday: Former Vice President Aaron Burr, accused of treason, was arrested in the Mississippi Territory, in present-day Alabama; however, at his later trial, the jury exonerated him.  Elsewhere, A British naval squadron under Admiral Duckworth forces passage through the Ottoman controlled Dardanelles.   
  7. 1846 Thursday: In Texas, the new state’s leaders formally install the government in the city of Austin.
  8. 1856 Tuesday: Professor Hamilton L. Smith patented the tintype camera on this date.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: Russian Czar Alexander II abolishes serfdom.
  10. 1864 Friday: The Order of the Knights of Pythias, an international, non-sectarian fraternal organization, underwent founding in Washington, D.C.
  11. 1878 Tuesday: Thomas Edison received a U.S. patent for “an improvement in phonograph or speaking machines.”
  12. 1881 Saturday: Kansas becomes the first state to officially ban alcoholic beverages.
  13. 1899 Sunday: The 21st U.S. Interior Secretary Cornelius Newton Bliss left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from March 06, 1897, until today.
  14. 1906 Monday: William Keith Kellogg founds his Battle Creek, Michigan, Toasted Corn Flake Company.
  15. 1913 Wednesday: With U.S. support, Mexican General V. Huerta takes control of the government of his nation.
  16. 1919 Wednesday: In Paris, W.E.B. Du Bois organizes the Pan-African Congress.  
  17. 1934 Monday: A blizzard began inundating the northeastern United States, with the heaviest snowfall occurring in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
  18. 1940 Monday: Two members of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles are born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date: Smokey Robinson and Bobby Rogers.  Smokey will sing lead vocals and Bobby part of the backing vocalists. 
  19. 1941 Wednesday: In occupied Amsterdam, the Gestapo begins the roundup of local Jews, but the Jews fight back and drive the Nazis back.  Meanwhile, as the Battle of Britain picks up in intensity, the first night of ‘three nights of blitzes’ begins as German warplanes begin bombing areas around Swansea, South Wales.  By the time the bombings end, most of the city is in flaming ruins.
  20. 1942 Thursday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which cleared the way for the U.S. military to relocate and intern Japanese-Americans.  Japanese warplanes raided the Australian city of Darwin; at least 243 people died in the attack.  Meanwhile, the New York Yankees announced that would admit 5,000 uniformed service members free to each of their home ballgames during the coming season.
  21. 1943 Friday: During World War II in Tunisia, German armor launches a major attack through Kasserine Pass against untested U.S. troops.  In the U.S., Mark Andes, future bassist of the psychedelic rock band out of Los Angeles, California, Spirit[i] and its spin-off, Jo Jo Gunne, was born.
  22. 1944 Saturday: On this night, 823 British RAF bombers attack the Nazi capital at Berlin.  On the Italian Front, fighting intensifies around the Anzio beach head but the Allied troops won’t be budged from their weakening positions.  The Germans are beginning to peter out in the assault, losses are incredibly high for both sides.
  23. 1945 Monday: During World War II, some 30,000 U.S. Marines began landing on Iwo Jima, where they began a successful month-long battle to seize control of the island from Japanese forces.
  24. 1946 Tuesday: Paul Dean—future guitarist with the Canadian rock band, Loverboy[ii]—is born in Vancouver on this date.
  25. 1948 Thursday: Tony Iommi—future lead guitarist with Black Sabbath[iii] (and for a brief time with Jethro Tull[iv])—was born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  26. 1949 Saturday: Eddie Hardin, future vocalist and keyboardist who took Steve Winwood’s place in the Spencer Davis Group[v] and then formed Axis Point with Charlie Whitney of Family[vi], was born on this date in London, England.
  27. 1950 Sunday: Andy Powell—future founding member and lifelong guitarist/vocalist with the British band, Wishbone Ash[vii]—is born in London, England, on this date.
  28. 1952 Tuesday: French forces in Indochina launch a major assault on Viet Minh positions in and around Hanoi.
  29. 1953 Thursday: The State of Georgia approved the first literature censorship board in the United States.  The new legislation excluded newspapers, however, from the controls.
  30. 1959 Thursday: Britain, Turkey, and Greece granting Cyprus its independence signed an agreement.
  31. 1963 Tuesday: The Soviet Union informed President Kennedy it would withdraw “several thousand” of its troops in Cuba.  Meanwhile, “The Feminine Mystique” by Betty Friedan was first published by W.W. Norton & Co.
  32. 1965 Friday: The National Football League adds a sixth official to its refereeing squads.
  33. 1968 Monday: The children’s program “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” created by and starring Fred Rogers, made its network debut on National Educational Television, a forerunner of PBS, beginning a 31-season run.
  34. 1973 Monday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Spectrum, heavyweight boxer Ernie Terrell scores a TKO of opponent, Canadian Bill Drover, at the 2:28 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round boxing match to put his pro record to 46-7.  On the same card, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a TKO over his opponent, Jimmy Young, at the 2:59 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round bout.  Shavers put his pro record to 43-2 while that of Young went to 7-4.
  35. 1977 Saturday:  Fleetwood Mac[viii] releases its smash album, “Rumours” on this date.  This album would captivate the airwaves for much of the year, spawning numerous hit singles, all of which detailed the very public misery the band members were undergoing.  Infidelity, marital breakups, too much drink, loads of cocaine, and other wild and zany doings and it was all encapsulated-on vinyl for the world to behold.
  36. 1980 Tuesday: In East Dulwich, England, Bon Scott—hardcore rock singer for the Australian band, AC/DC[ix]—dies from acute alcoholic poisoning on this date.
  37. 1981 Thursday: Ford Motor Company announced its loss of $1.5 billion on this date.
  38. 1985 Tuesday: As part of the 30th anniversary of Disneyland, China—the communist nation—welcomed Mickey Mouse to tour the nation, which it did, playing 30 cities in 30 days.  Elsewhere, William Schroeder became the first artificial-heart patient to leave the confines of a hospital.  Finally, the Coca-Cola Company introduced Cherry Coke on this date.
  39. 1986 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate approved an international treaty outlawing genocide, 83-11; nearly 37 years after the delegates submitted the document for ratification.  Meanwhile, Jordan’s King Hussein severs his ties with the PLO.
  40. 1987 Thursday: Airing for the first time on television, a controversial anti-smoking public service announcement made its debut.  The ad filmed Yul Brynner shortly before he died from lung cancer.  The famous actor made it clear in the ad that he would die from cigarette smoking prior to the airing of the PSA.
  41. 1994 Saturday: In Charlotte, N.C., heavyweight boxer Tony “TNT” Tucker scores a TKO over his opponent, George Stephens, in the 1st round of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 50-2.   In other action on the fight card, Bruce Seldon, aka the Atlantic City Express, scored a TKO over his opponent, Nathaniel Fitch, in the 4th round of a scheduled 12-round, heavyweight IBF title boxing match to maintain his title and to put his pro record to 29-3.
  42. 1997 Wednesday: Deng Xiaoping, the last of China’s major communist revolutionaries, died at age 92.
  43. 2001 Monday: The museum at the Oklahoma City National Memorial Center underwent dedication.
  44. 2002 Tuesday: The NASA spacecraft Mars Odyssey commenced using it thermal emission imaging system to map the surface of the Red Planet.
  45. 2008 Tuesday: Fidel Castro resigned the Cuban presidency with his brother Raul becoming his successor.
  46. 2011 Saturday: In the People’s Republic of China, the calls for a “Jasmine Revolution” spread across the Internet as the authorities hunt down the participants.  Woe to any of them the Ministry of State Security apprehends as those folks are going to be ‘relocating to Xinjiang Province to help the Uighurs with their labors.’
  47. 2012 Sunday: In a retaliatory move, Iran halts all exports of oil to both France and the United Kingdom over the sanctions imposed on their country by the European Union.
  48. 2013 Tuesday: During a UN conference on disarmament, North Korea threatens to obliterate South Korea.  
  49. 2014 Wednesday: Chinese automaker Dongfeng and the French government have each invested in PSA Peugeot Citroen, which ranked as the European car company with the lowest sales of new vehicles last year.
  50. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, Walmart announces that in April, it will raise wages of 500,000 Sam’s Club and Walmart workers to $9/hour, exceeding the current minimum wage by $1.75, with a further pay raise to $10/hour by next February.  However, in February 2016, Walmart announced that it is closing 150 stores across the United States—why?
  51. 2016 Friday: Harper Lee- the author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” died at age 89.  Elsewhere, the ‘so-called religion of peace’- Islam- strikes yet again as suicide bombers in northern Cameroon blow up at least 24 people and wound another 112 at an outdoor market.  What the f**k is wrong with Boko Haram.  Meanwhile, Israeli police are forced to shoot and kill three Palestinian jihadists in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
  52. 2017 Sunday: American jazz guitarist Larry Coryell dies at age 73.  Elsewhere in Iraq, Iraqi troops- backed by the U.S.- are fighting their way into western Mosul to drive the ISIS thugs out of the city.  Meanwhile, new Department of Homeland Security Director John Kelly signs a mass deportation order which causes Democrats to go insane.  They love their illegal aliens.
  53. 2018 Monday: During the Syrian civil war, Syrian government troops bombard the town of Gouta over three days killing at least 100 civilians.  Meanwhile, in Maputo, Mozambique, at least 17 people die when a massive garbage mound collapses.  Finally, Nigerian government spokespeople blame Boko Haram- a member of the so-called ‘religion of peace’- is credited with kidnapping 110 girls after an attack on a school in Yobe state.  Kill all the Islamists.
  54. 2019 Tuesday: Sen. Bernie Sanders confirms he is going to run for president of the United States a second time.  Meanwhile, President Trump announces plans to elevate former Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker as deputy head of the U.S. Department of Justice.  Next, President Trump signs the order to create the U.S. Space Force, the newest branch of government that will prepare to defend the nation’s interests in the realm of space.
  55. 2020 Wednesday: Information appears that proves beyond the shadow of a doubt that multi-billionaire Michael “Mini-Mike” Bloomberg is indeed doing everything imaginable to buy the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  As of today, he has spent more than $400 million on network and cable TV channels as well as on radio.  What he has spent on Internet advertising is so far unknown.  Tonight, six candidates face off in the Democratic 2020 Primary Debate on NBC: Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, and former Mayor Bloomberg.  Absent are billionaire Tom Steyer and of course, Tulsi Gabbard, whom the Democrats do NOT want.  Meanwhile, in Chicago, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich gives a news conference on the porch of his home.  His sentence commuted to time served the day before by President Donald J. Trump, he proclaims himself a “Trump-o-Crat” and pledges to work to help others who have been unjustly punished by the Comey-led FBI.  Good for you, Mr. Governor, good for you.  Finally, President Donald Trump visits the city of Bakersfield, home of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.
  56. 2021 Friday: Day 31 of the Biden Regime: first of all- due to growing pushback on both sides of the aisle- Joe Biden acknowledges the $15 per hour minimum wage hike may not happen anytime soon.   Next, the House Democrats demonstrate how much they hate President Donald J. Trump by their creation of a new bill- the “No Glory for Hate Act”- which will prohibit twice-impeached presidents from being celebrated, buried in Arlington National Cemetery, or having monuments and roads and the like named after them.  Wow.  Elsewhere, as the investigators investigate the Capitol Hill police officers, six of them are suspended with pay while another 35 are being scrutinized for having affiliations to President Donald J. Trump.  Kool-Aid-guzzling U.S. Army General Russell L. Honoré Ret. And chief inquisitor of the Antifa-infiltrated- and- lead Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, is digging posthaste to uncover the evildoers behind the appalling assault on Capitol Hill, only he’s looking at those with MAGA sympathies and not at the real instigators and proponents of what happened on the dreary day when Antifa and Black Lives Matter stormed the Capitol. 
  57. 2021 Friday A: Climate ‘czar’ John F. Kerry vows tough stance on all climate evildoers in the U.S. as the United States rejoins the Paris Climate Accord, yet another selling out of the United States to globalists.   Meanwhile, in the ‘post-COVID-19 world,’ the TSA announces plans to hire another 6,000 agents so the liberals can increase the numbers of their secret police at all airports across the nation.  Man, that Chi-Vi is permitting our government to skip down the totalitarian path.  Elsewhere, in the Free World of Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis, Republican, proposes sweeping election reforms in his state.   Finally, the Minneapolis Police Department are beefing up security both at the courthouse and around the city as the Derek Chauvin trial looms on the horizon. 
  58. 2021 Friday B: Boko Haram thugs in Niger kidnap 27 students from a boarding school and carry them off into the jungle.  The SOBS must be short on wives, again.  Next, the Kremlin warns the West to pull back from sanctions related to Alexei Navalny’s prison sentence, ‘or else.’  Speaking of thugs, the ‘paradise of Iran’ demands the U.S. repeal and remove ALL sanctions on their country imposed by President Donald J. Trump.  Don’t worry, grand ayatollah, the U.S. is going to rejoin the flawed nuclear deal the Obama-Biden administration participated in with your country.  Speaking of this deal, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasts the Biden-Harris administration for reentering this deal.  Under President Trump, the Iranians were on their knees begging for mercy.  Now, it’s back to business as usual. 
  59. 2021 Friday C: Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department imposes travel sanctions on 43 Belorussian officials and bigwigs over the actions of their corrupt government.  The Biden administration loves Iran but wants to punish Russia and Belorussia.  WTF?  Next, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is attempting to rally ‘quad democracies’ to pushback against a belligerent communist China.  Why?  The Biden Family and many members of his administration LOVE the Chi-Coms.  Must be just for show.
  60. 2021 Friday D: RINO Senator Jon Thune says the ‘GOP is engaging in ‘cancel culture’ by going after the losers who voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump as well as the RINO senators who voted to convict President Donald J. Trump.’  Will these losers ever learn their flipping lessons?  It appears not.  The American people will have to show them.  Meanwhile, the U.S. begins admitting the first batch of illegal aliens begging for asylum into the country even though south Texas mayors are begging the federal government not to do this because they have no support with which, they can provide them.  Let ‘em freeze.   Elsewhere, the feds are pushing to kick the National Rifle Association’s top lawyer off the bankruptcy case.   Finally, good citizens are working alongside police in Oakland’s Chinatown to catch the thug or thugs who have been attacking Chinese citizens.  We still suspect when the culprit is caught, it will be another minority.  Speaking of the Chinese, Great Britain is welcoming in thousands of Hong Kong’s citizens who are escaping the crackdown by the thugs in Beijing.  In the next five years, London could welcome in as many as 300,000 people along with their dependents.
  61. 2021 Friday E: ERCOT says the catastrophic collapse of the power grid in Texas which led to massive blackouts would have occurred anyway even without the severe weather storm.  Still, the operators have gotten the power system up-and-running.  What the heck has happened to nuclear energy?  It’s safe, dependable, cheap, and lasts forever.  All we need do is to find a way to recycle used nuclear fuel so we can reuse it.   Elsewhere, Dolly Parton nixes the idea of putting a statue dedicated to her in the Tennessee State Capitol Building.  Who would want such an honor in this world of left-wing pansy cancel culture?  Revered today, torn down and defaced tomorrow.  Finally, doctors at Johns Hopkins University says, ‘herd immunity for the Chi-Com Flu can be achieved by April 2021.’
  62. 2021 Friday F: We learn that the Wuhan Institute of Virology has received U.S. money to study dangerous diseases including the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Speaking of the Chinese Virus, millions of vaccines for this lab-engineered malady continue to linger in freezer facilities across the country.  Joe Biden says ‘NO such vaccine existed when he came into office’ but we know that a man who asks his wife, ‘where we’re at’ every day he awakens in the White House residence does not know very much, including that he and his wife received their vaccines ahead of his taking the oath of office.  Speaking of the Chi-Com pandemic, the Baby Evita- aka AOC, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Sandy Cortez (birth name) is jumping on the anti-Andrew “Killer” Cuomo bandwagon and much like NYC Mayor Bill Di Blasio, driving the dagger into the beleaguered Empire State governor.   Wow.  Just like piranha fish.  
  63. 2021 Friday G: The American Civil Liberties Union asks SCOTUS to declare all-male draft ‘unconstitutional.’  Meanwhile, Kim Kardashian files for divorce from entertainment mogul Kanye West.  Next, a day after its passage, a federal court strikes down South Carolina’s abortion bill, one that prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.  The bill is designed to prohibit abortion chop shops such as Planned Parenthood from operating in minority communities where they murder mostly minority unborn children, sell the fetal body parts to scientists, Satanists, and other sick f**ks, and then donate money back to the Democratic Socialist Party of the United States.  WTF?  Meanwhile, Representative Mark Green says, ‘the Biden immigration plan is pretty flipping crazy.’  Amen.  Illegal alien hunting licenses, anyone?  Next, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-MO., to Newsmax TV: “Follow the Trump template to restore the economy.”   Finally, following Nikki Haley’s failed attempt to meet with President Donald J. Trump at Mar-A-Lago after BLASTING the 45th president and the man who made her ambassador to the United Nations, Senator Lindsey Graham has embarked on a peace mission to see the president.  Interesting Note- Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has ordered all flags to fly at half-mast for Rush Limbaugh.
  64. 2021 Friday H: Here are the numbers for the COVID-19 global pandemic, the planet first: 109,901,931 confirmed cases, +288,143, 2,430,096, confirmed deaths, +8,615, and 61,879,542 confirmed recoveries, +203,850.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 28,100,922 confirmed cases, up 70,592 from yesterday’s reporting, 495,180 confirmed deaths, UP 2,253, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries same as it’s been since ‘Pro-China Joe’ moved into the White House.  NOTE- in the White House 31 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 168,862 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Fellow Americans, JOE BIDEN LIED AND PEOPLE HAVE DIED.
  65. 2021 Friday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,514,246 confirmed cases, 48,411 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,460 confirmed cases, 428 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 335,340 confirmed cases, 4,868 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the United States: South Carolina- currently, they have 497,937 confirmed cases, 8,213 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 741,934 confirmed cases, 5,509 confirmed deaths, and 688,184 confirmed recoveries.     
  66. 2021 Friday J: For a laugh, let’s look at the Chi-Coms’ numbers- they say they have 89,816 cases, +10 from last week, 4,636 confirmed deaths (same as two weeks ago), and 84,696 confirmed recoveries, +46 from last week.  This, of course, is ALL BULLS**T.  When we had contacts in Hong Kong, they said ‘times the numbers by 100, 150, or 200 times and you would get a somewhat closer picture.’  Maggot-eating scum.   NOTE- communists lie.  They ALWAYS LIE.  They lie about everything.  They cover up dastardly deeds like that POS moronic New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo and when threatened with exposure, they begin making threats.  Scumbags, all of them scumbags.
  67. 2021 Friday K:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,494.32, UP 0.98 points (+0.003%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,874.46, UP 9.11 points (+0.066%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,906.71, DOWN 7.26 points (-0.19%).  Although stocks are jumping up and down, we still anticipate the collapse of the U.S. economy as long as (1) businesses don’t reopen in BLUE states; (2) Joe Biden allows the Third World to flood into the United States; (3) economic idiots are running the show in the ‘Biden administration;’ and (4) fossil fuel production is collapsing thanks to Green New Deal policies being implemented by the frigging Democratic-Socialists.
  68. 2021 Friday J: The price of GOLD is $1,783.10 per troy oz., +5.70 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $27.37 per troy ounce, +0.12 (+0.43%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,282.20 per troy oz, -10.90 (-0.84%) while the price of COPPER is $4.07 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,379.80 per troy oz, +21.00 (+0.89%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.01 per barrel, -0.23 (-0.39%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros while one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.  One-dollar U.S. = 0.000018 Bitcoin.  Next, one U.S. greenback = 73.95 Russian rubles.  In contrast, one Washington dollar equals 3.75 Saudi Riyal.  Stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1635 with a $20 million pot up for grabs.  Here are the numbers- 27, 32, 47, 50, 53, and Mega 04.  Out of 52,450 winning tickets, the highest winners were 36 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $421 apiece.
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This artwork is #0746 a 5” x 7” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Lookin’ for a Love.”  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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Richard Thompson released his next studio album on September 14, 2018, the critically acclaimed “13 Rivers.”  Once a guitar warrior, always a guitar warrior, Thompson knows how to crank ‘em out and this one is as good as it gets  The album featured not only Richard on guitars and vocals but his current band consisting of Taras Prodaniuk (bass and vocals), Michael Jerome (drums and vocals), Jim Elkington (guitars, piano), and several others- including three backing vocalists- to round out the sound.  Fans adore this album just as we do which is why we encourage everyone to visit Amazon.com or whatever other site you do for the absolute best in rock music- you will be glad you did, of that, we are convinced.  Enjoy.

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[i] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. This included the music of Jo Jo Gunne.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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1929 Thursday: The infamous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre took place in a Chicago garage as phony cops and hired hitmen tied to mob boss, Al Capone’s gang, gunned down seven members of the Dion O’Bannon Gang.

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Nelson; U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr; Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker; U.S. Transportation Secretaries Federico Pena and Rodney E. Slater; Chef Pedro R. Munoz—AICP-END Blogger, Atomic Rooster featuring Vincent Crane, Eric Burdon and the Animals featuring Vic Briggs, Jo Jo Gunne featuring Jimmie Randall, and Strawberry Alarm Clock featuring Lee Freeman:

  1. 278 Thursday: In the reign of Emperor Claudius II, St. Valentine, a Catholic priest, suffered beheading at the bequest of the Roman government.
  2. 1014 Monday: The 143rd Roman Catholic pontiff- Pope Benedict VIII- crowns Henry II emperor of the Germans.
  3. 1076 Monday: The 157th Roman Catholic Pope St. Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV.
  4. 1130 Friday: The 164th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent II commences his reign as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would serve from today until September 24, 1143.  An antipope- the 164.1st– Anacletus II assumed office on this date in opposition to Innocent II.  He would serve until January 25, 1138.
  5. 1778 Saturday: The American ship USS Ranger carried the recently adopted Stars and Stripes to a foreign port for the first time as it arrived in France.
  6. 1803 Monday: In Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Moses Coats patents the apple parer.
  7. 1845 Friday: The 29th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Nelson assumed his place on the court on this date.  President John Tyler nominated the Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Smith Thompson.  He served from today until November 28, 1872.
  8. 1849 Wednesday: President James K. Polk becomes the first U.S. president photographed in office; Matthew Brady is the photographer.
  9. 1859 Monday: The Union admitted Oregon as the 33rd state on this date.
  10. 1876 Monday: Inventors Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray filed separate applications for patents for the telephone.  The Patent Department issued the document on March 7, 1876, and ruled that Bell was the rightful inventor.  
  11. 1889 Thursday: In Los Angeles, oranges began their first trip east.
  12. 1895 Thursday: Oscar Wilde’s final play, “The Importance of being Earnest,” opened at the St. James’ Theater in London.
  13. 1899 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress begins using voting machines in doing their votes.
  14. 1903 Saturday: The Department of Commerce and Labor was established; however, in 1913, Congress divided the department into two separate departments: Commerce AND Labor.
  15. 1912 Wednesday: Arizona became the Union’s 48th state as President William Howard Taft signed a proclamation declaring it so.  Elsewhere, the first diesel engine submarine underwent commissioning in Groton, Connecticut.
  16. 1913 Friday: Labor leader Jimmy Hoffa was born in Brazil, Indiana.  College football coach, Woody Hayes, was born in Clifton, Ohio; and sports broadcaster Mel Allen was born in Birmingham, Alabama.
  17. 1920 Saturday: In Chicago, Illinois, likeminded women form the League of Women Voters.
  18. 1924 Thursday: Thomas Watson founds IBM Corporation on this date.
  19. 1929 Thursday: The infamous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre took place in a Chicago garage as phony cops and hired hitman tied to mob boss, Al Capone’s gang, gunned down seven members of the Dion O’Bannon Gang.
  20. 1932 Sunday: The U.S. won the first bobsled competition at the Winter Olympic Games at Lake Placid, New Jersey.
  21. 1940 Wednesday: Pedro R. Munoz, chef and blogger at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day was born.  Chef Pedro’s parents are Elizando W. and Maria Sancha Munoz, and their son was born in Fresno, California.  Meanwhile, the first porpoise born in captivity arrived at Marineland, Florida.
  22. 1941 Friday: The German Afrika Korps arrives in Benghazi, Libya.   German forces had been crossing over from southern Italy to aid their Fascist Italian allies in the fight against the British.
  23. 1942 Saturday: Japanese paratroopers land around the oil center in the Dutch-controlled Palembang, Sumatra.  Meanwhile, Japanese troops are overrunning Burma and are fighting deeper into the British bastion of Singapore.  Japanese air and naval attacks are constant.  The Brits and their Commonwealth forces are being pushed back on all fronts as are the Dutch in the Dutch East Indies.
  24. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, the Red Army, after overcoming heavy fighting, retake the city of Rostov from the Axis troops defending it.  Meanwhile, in North Africa, the Battle of Kasserine Pass begins as the Afrika Korps launches a surprise assault on American forces in Tunisia.  This would be the first test of American troops in the war against their Axis foes and it would not go well.
  25. 1944 Tuesday: The citizens of Java rise up in revolt against their Japanese overlords.  Things are not going well for Imperial Japan and conquered peoples across Asia are rising up to throw off their oppressors.
  26. 1945 Wednesday: Vic Briggs, future keyboardist/guitarist with Eric Burdon and the Animals[i], 1966-1968, was born on this date in Twickenham, Middlesex, England.
  27. 1946 Thursday: Creators unveiled ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer).  They built the device at the University of Pennsylvania, and it became the world’s first general purpose electronic computer.
  28. 1950 Tuesday: The USSR and the People’s Republic of China sign a major treaty of peace.
  29. 1951 Wednesday: At the 2:04 minute mark of Round 13 in a 15-round championship fight, middleweight boxer Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake “Raging Bull” LaMotta via a TKO to take the NYSAC, NBA, and Ring magazine middleweight boxing titles of the world.  With the win, Sugar Ray’s record went to 122-1-2 while that of LaMotta went to 78-15-3.
  30. 1952 Thursday: Future rock-and-roll bassist who would join Jo Jo Gunne[ii] following the departure of original founding member, Mark Andes—Jimmie Randall—is born on this date in Dallas, Texas.
  31. 1957 Thursday: The Georgia State Senate unanimously approves Senator Leon Butts’ bill barring blacks from playing baseball with whites.
  32. 1959 Saturday: A massive heroin bust occurs as law enforcement officers seize $3.6 million worth of the drug in New York City.
  33. 1962 Wednesday: First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy conducts a televised tour of the White House on this date.
  34. 1966 Monday: Wilt Chamberlain breaks the NBA scoring record of 20,288 all-time points. 
  35. 1971 Sunday: President Richard M. Nixon installs a secret taping system in the White House on this date.
  36. 1973 Wednesday: In Winchester, Nevada, Muhammad Ali scores a unanimous 12-round decision over “Aussie Joe” Bugner to put his pro record to 41-1.  As for Bugner, his record went to 43-5-1.  
  37. 1979 Wednesday: In Kabul, Afghanistan, Muslims kidnap the American ambassador to the country, Adolph Dubs, who later loses his life in a gunfight between his captors and the police.
  38. 1980 Thursday: The 13th Winter Olympic Games open in Lake Placid, New York.  Meanwhile, the U.S. launches the Solar Maximum Mission Observatory to study solar flares.  Finally, television news anchor and hardcore liberal Walter Cronkite announced his retirement from the “CBS Evening News.”
  39. 1984 Tuesday: A 6-year-old boy, Stormie Jones, became the first person to receive heart and liver transplants in the same operation and did so at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.  She lived until November 1990.  
  40. 1988 Sunday: At age 50, Bobby Allison becomes the oldest driver to win the Daytona 500.
  41. 1989 Tuesday: Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini called on Muslims to kill Salman Rushdie, author of the “The Satanic Verses,” a novel condemned as blasphemous.  Meanwhile in the Dominican Republic, actress Robin Givens receives divorce from heavyweight boxer, Mike Tyson.  Next, the first of 24 satellites of the Global Positioning System go into orbit.  Elsewhere, founding member of the British rock band, Atomic Rooster[iii]—keyboardist/vocalist Vincent Crane—passed away on this date in Westminster, London, England, at age 45.  He was the victim of a drug overdose.  Finally, Union Carbide agrees to pay $470 million in damages for Bhopal disaster in India.
  42. 1990 Wednesday: Space probe Voyager 1 takes a photograph of the entire solar system.  Meanwhile, Perrier recalls 160 million bottles of sparkling water after discovering traces of benzene, a carcinogen, in some of the bottles.
  43. 1992 Friday: A ceasefire goes into effect into the war torn East African nation of Somalia.
  44. 1993 Sunday: Fire in the Linxi department store in Tangshan, China, kills 79 people.
  45. 1997 Friday: Astronauts aboard the space shuttle Discovery commenced the first of a series of spacewalks required to overhaul the Hubble Space Telescope—by the time of completion, the overhaul was an enormous success.  Meanwhile, the 12th U.S. Secretary of Transportation Federico Pena left office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Pena served under President Bill Clinton from January 21, 1993, until today.  His replacement, the 13th U.S. Transportation Secretary Rodney E. Slater assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Slater served under President Bill Clinton from today until January 20, 2001.
  46. 2000 Monday: The spacecraft NEAR Shoemaker enters orbit around the asteroid 433 Eros, the first spacecraft to orbit an asteroid.
  47. 2005 Monday: The former Prime Minister of Lebanon, Rafik Hariri, loses his life to an assassin.
  48. 2008 Thursday: A gunman opens fire in a lecture hall at Northern Illinois University, killing six and wounding 18.  Elsewhere, Vladimir Putin warns the Ukraine if it infringes on its borders, it will have no problem targeting missiles at the former Soviet socialist republic.
  49. 2010 Sunday: In San Bruno, California, rhythm guitarist and vocalist with the acid rock band, Strawberry Alarm Clock[iv]– Lee Freeman- lost his battle with cancer on this date; he was 60.  Meanwhile, the Washington Post reports that targeted killings under the Obama administration have actually increased rather than have gone down…say what?   Speaking of…the U.S. bombs the wrong house in a new offensive in the Afghan War killing at least 12 people and wounding numerous others.  Wow.
  50. 2011 Monday: China reports that its trade surplus for January is $6.5 billion, less than expected.
  51. 2012 Tuesday: A new statue of North Korean dictator Kim Jung-Il is unveiled in the capital city of Pyongyang.   Citizens of the Hermit kingdom go berserk with joy.
  52. 2013 Thursday: U.S. House Republicans filibuster the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the new secretary of defense, demanding answers to questions about President Obama and his knowledge or lack of the events in Benghazi on September 11, 2012.  Elsewhere, law enforcement officials charge Oscar Pistorius, a South African amputee sprint runner, with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
  53. 2014 Friday: Italy’s prime minister, Enrico Letta resigns following friction within his political party and less than a year after assuming office.
  54. 2015 Saturday: GM issues a recall of over 81,000 vehicles due to potential power steering problems; 2006 and 2007 models of the Pontiac G6, Chevrolet Malibu, and Malibu Maxx are affected.   Meanwhile, following the moves made by its Western colleagues earlier in the week, the United Arab Emirates shutters its embassy operations in Yemen due to the out-of-control violence running amok there.
  55. 2016 Sunday: As fighting continues to rage in Yemen, Saudi warplanes intercept an Iranian-made SCUD missile in its airspace.  This isn’t the first one, this has been going on for awhile now with Iranians attempting to attack Saudi territory as they continue to support their proxies, the Houthi rebels.   Elsewhere, as Middle Eastern ‘refugees’ continue flooding into Eastern Europe, Slovenia says it’s going to restrict the number of Muslim refugees to whom it permits entry.  Who can blame them?
  56. 2017 Tuesday: The United States sanctions Venezuela’s Vice President Tareck El-Aissami, accusing him of being a narcotrafficker and which allows the U.S. government to freeze his assets in the U.S. and to prevent his entry into the U.S.  Where the heck did the Venezuelans find a Muslim guy to be the number two under Nicolas Maduro.  
  57. 2018 Wednesday: The new St. Valentine’s Day Massacre occurred in Parkland, Florida, on this date when expelled, 19-year-old student, Nikolas Cruz, returned to his former high school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, with an AR-15 rifle and loads of ammunition.  He murdered 17 fellow students and faculty before fleeing and then being apprehended by local police.  People had warned the FBI about Cruz and yet, the FBI never investigated the case as they should have.
  58. 2019 Thursday: Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker stepped down from his post today as the 85th Attorney General William “Bill” Barr assumed the post. A Republican, Whitaker served under President Donald J. Trump from 11-07-2018 until today.  Attorney General Bill Barr served under the same president from today until he stepped down on December 20, 2020.  Meanwhile, former Deputy Director Andy McCabe of the FBI confirms to CBS News that HE was the rat who ordered the probe into President Donald J. Trump for ‘obstruction of justice’ following the president’s dismissal of McCabe’s former boss, former
  59. 2020 Friday: After deliberating three days, a jury finds celebrity attorney and fraud Michael Avenatti guilty of three charges, including wire fraud and extortion for attempting to coerce Nike into paying him $25 million to keep silent about some scam he was attempting to bilk them on.  As you should recall, this POS was the attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels.  Meanwhile, the Justice Department decides to pass on indicting fired FBI Director Andrew McCabe and is also going to take another look at the charade around fired former NSC Director Gen. Michael Flynn.  Elsewhere, Egypt has the ignominy to report the first case of the Chinese Virus on the African continent.  The COVID-19 Bat Flu is spreading like wildfire.
  60. 2021 Sunday: First of all, following his one-week suspension without pay by White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki, misogynist and bully Deputy Press Secretary T.J. Ducklo offers his resignation.  Good riddance.  Speaking of the ‘Biden administration,’ progressives are demanding the ‘Biden Justice Department’ pursue now acquitted not once but twice Donald J. Trump.  We surmise the reason for this is (1) because they hate the former president; (2) angry as hell (all the time); (3) have no clue as to how to push their agenda (which very few want); and (4) are mostly crazy, loony, feeble, or plain stupid so they need someone upon whom to divert attention away from them and onto the target.   Folks, we make a bold prediction: this administration- one that ‘won’ via questionable circumstances- is going to crash and burn far sooner than even they believe and are going to become a laughingstock not just here in our country but around the world.  Speaking of Mr. Trump’s victory, his impeachment lawyers said, “We’re going to Disney World!”  Have a wonderful time!
  61. 2021 Sunday A: The Biden White House warns Vice President Kamala Harris’ niece- Meena Harris- to stop linking her personal brand to the sitting vice president.  This is wrong so they are prohibiting (other than for Hunter Biden and his uncles and aunts- they’re okay).   Speaking of Vice President Harris, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says based upon the precedent the reprobate Democrats set in the SECOND UNWARRANTED IMPEACHMENT OF THE 45th PRESIDENT, once the GOP retakes the House of Representatives and reclaims the Senate (hopefully without keeping “Mitch the Maggot” McConnell in a position of leadership- he has to go) because she has said and done things that qualify her for kangaroo court impeachment.  So, too, does enfeebled old Joe- send him packing.   Meanwhile, recent in polls in California show that not only is dimwit Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom and Los Angeles Mayor Eric “Keep Everything Locked Down” Garcetti, but also Senator Dianne Feinstein’s approval ratings have hit their lowest mark ever- down in the thirties.  Poor Di-Fi.  What do all three have in common?  They’re Democrats.
  62. 2021 Sunday B: In the glorious metropolis of New York City, after four stabbings in the subway of homeless people- two of whom died- forever-wasted Mayor Bill Di Blasio, Democrat, has sent 500 members of the NYPD into the underground tunnels to keep order.  Now, they NEED the cops.  Wow.  Speaking of NYC, we learn that mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, failed presidential primary candidate, has a campaign manager with close ties to jihadist/activist Linda Sarsour.  This should disqualify Mr. Yang as of YESTERDAY.  Speaking of Anti-Semites, since Joe Biden ‘won’ on November 6, 2020, he has had phone calls with 10 world leaders (or whoever’s in his earpiece has)- including the Chi-Coms (who own him), Russia, and others- BUT NOT with Israel.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached out early to Mr. Biden but so far, the ‘Biden administration’ has not responded.  This is NOT good.  Israel is our number one ally in the region but the Anti-Semites in the progressive wing of the Democrat Party HATE the world’s sole Jewish state. We expect the BDS movement will return on steroids.
  63. 2021 Sunday C: RNC Chairperson Ronna McDaniel chides the Democrats for wasting so much time chasing a white whale- the impeachment of Donald Trump a second time- instead of working on things the American people need and demand.   Speaking of the GOP, the Louisiana Grand Old Party censures Senator Bill Cassidy for voting to convict President Donald J. Trump.  His counterpart, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski recognizes the danger she’s in in the 2022 Mid-Terms because she, too, voted to convict and the state GOP and the voters are pissed off at her.  We think former Governor Sarah Palin should primary the closet Democrat in 2022.   In similar news, the North Carolina GOP immediately censured Senator Richard Burr for his vote to convict.  He is retiring because like his former Senate colleagues Jeff Flake, R-AZ, and Little Bob Corker, R-TN, he knows he cannot win.   Mark Walker is running to take his seat in the primary.   Finally, another disgruntled loser, Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska is quoted as saying, “Tribalism is a hell of a drug.”  You need to go, too.  Oh- one other thing- Peter Navarro says that ‘Mike Pence’s betrayal of President Trump on January 6 will be seen as the worst in history.’  We agree.
  64. 2021 Sunday D: The Minnesota Court of Appeals drops a motion to delay the start of former Minneapolis Police Department Officer Derek Chauvin.  Might as well get it over with, folks.  Meanwhile, in Connecticut, people remember slain Yale graduate student, shot to death by an unknown perp.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Supreme Court clears the way for the extradition of an American father and son to Japan for trial.  The pair helped former Nissan Motor Company Chairman Carlos Ghosn so he could evade trial on financial misconduct charges.  Michael and Peter Taylor- the father and son- hid Ghosn in a box on a private jet back in 2019 and got him into Lebanon, a country with no extradition treaty with Japan.  They’re in trouble.
  65. 2021 Sunday E: The Pentagon is looking to automate its warplanes and warships.  Cool.  Meanwhile, Tesla announces that its electric semitruck will have a 500 KWH battery pack that should enable the truck to travel long distances following heavy loads.  Question for Elon Musk: what about the Hyperloop?  Would not the Hyperloop from one end of the country to the other be the fastest way to transport human beings, animals, and cargo?  Come on, man!   In other news, Toni Breidinger becomes the first woman of Arabic descent to compete in the Indy 500.  Although she came in 18th place, it’s still a great debut and she hopes others will follow in her footsteps. 
  66. 2021 Sunday F: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 108,715,375 confirmed cases, +273,125, 2,397,312, confirmed deaths, +6,864, and 60,986,298 confirmed recoveries, +193,753.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,837,755 confirmed cases, up 12,678 from yesterday’s reporting, 488,674 confirmed deaths, UP 212, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly two weeks now.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile moron.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 158,969 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  67. 2021 Sunday 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: 3,479,029 confirmed cases, 46,865 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,460 confirmed cases, 426 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 331,033 confirmed cases, 4,739 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Michigan: currently, they have 628,956 confirmed cases, 16,119 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 724,380 confirmed cases, 5,388 confirmed deaths, and 655,519 confirmed recoveries.
  68. 2021 Sunday H: Speaking of the Wuhan Virus, the U.S. has deep concerns over the origins of COVID-19 in communist China, especially after the World Health Organization has tried to protect their bosses in Beijing.  National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan is concerned about the WHO claiming there’s ‘insufficient data to link the Chi-Com Virus to the Chi-Coms’ as well as the fact Beijing continues trying to tie the U.S. Army to the crimes THEY committed.  One thing the WHO did admit to is that the number of cases in Wuhan were 500-percent higher than the Chi-Coms reported.    
  69. 2021 Sunday I: In Oregon, four people who have received all vaccinations for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu have now tested positive for the virus.  Uh, okay?   Across the country, about 38 million people have received all injections of the vaccine.  Meanwhile, an aide of New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo cover up the numbers of deaths in the Empire State’s nursing homes is now going to work for the Biden administration and work on the same flipping thing.  These people should be in prison.  Together.  Oh- the Obamacare exchanges are going to reopen but without additional funding so the site can hire additional staff with which to peddle the greatest boondoggle in the history of the United States.  In other fascinating news about COVID-19, since Philadelphia locked down in March 2020, there have been 2,200 shootings and 500-plus homicides.  This year, they have already seen 60 people killed.  They blame this on the Chinese Virus, you know, the “Panda Pandemic.”
  70. 2021 Sunday J: In other interesting news from around the world, the people of Myanmar are dealing with a crime wave not seen since the last time the junta of generals took control of the government.  The junta has emptied many thugs from the prisons and have inserted them into the crowds of peaceful protesters demanding the release of their elected leaders and a restoration of their democratically-elected government.  The freedom-loving people say the infiltrators cause violence so things can get out of control  which then allows the military to crack down even harder.  We hate to say this, but it sounds sort of like what happened in the United States on January 6, 2021, when peaceful protesters walked to the Capitol and then mobs of Antifa and Black Lives Matter criminals stormed the Capitol, the one that NO one reinforced, even though weeks before, President Trump offered up to 10,000 National Guard troops.  Now we have walls around the Capitol and troops walking the streets.  Sounds rather like what’s going on in Yangon, Myanmar.
  71. 2022 Monday: Folks, stay tuned for whatever is to come next…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0741 a 12” x 9” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Toys R Them.”  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 released by Fairport Convention- “The Essential Collection: Who Knows Where the Time Goes?”- came out on January 31, 2017, and featured a delightful collection of tunes from this legendary British folk-rock group.  Of all British bands of this nature, Fairport Convention- and the Strawbs- have gone the distance and what a distance it has been.  It must be horribly tough for archivists to cull through hours and hours and hours of music to compile this three-disc set, seeking the perfect tidbit, the perfect nugget, the perfect audio keepsake for fans- novice and veteran alike- to cherish forever.  We hope you will visit your favorite site for the absolute best in rock and popular music and consider adding it to your collection.  We think you will be extremely glad that you did.  Seek it out now.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. This included the music of Jo Jo Gunne.

[iii] At some point, we will promote the music of the famed British rock band, Atomic Rooster.  You will not want to miss this one, that, we guarantee you.

[iv] We began promoting the music of this famed psychedelic band- Strawberry Alarm Clock- beginning on Tuesday, 03-April-2012 through Saturday, 08-April-2012. Please check them out- you will enjoy them.

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2021 Saturday E: The Biden administration ends another Trump era agreement, this one in which, asylum-seeking illegal aliens were able to be returned back to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Oh, thank you, Joe, for swarming our country with millions more illegal aliens to whom you are going to grant citizenship. Can the country survive?

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37. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 06, 2022:

President Ronald Wilson Reagan; Vice President Aaron Burr; U.S. Attorney General William M. Evarts; U.S. Secretaries of State William M. Evarts and George P. Schultz; U.S. Transportation Secretary Samuel K. Skinner; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Henry Morgenthau Jr. and George P. Schultz; U.S. Secretary of War William Eustis; the Beach Boys featuring Carl Wilson, Family featuring Jim King, Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Axl Rose, Hawkwind featuring Huw Lloyd-Langton, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass featuring John Pisano, Judas Priest featuring Simon Phillips, the Kinks featuring John Gosling, Little Feat featuring Richie Hayward, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band featuring Steve Waller, Smashing Pumpkins featuring Mike Byrne, Spirit featuring Matt Andes, Thin Lizzy featuring Gary Moore, and Toto featuring Simon Phillips:

  1. 0337 Saturday: St. Julius I begins his reign as the 35th Roman Catholic Pope.
  2. 1508 Thursday: Maximillian I crowned the Holy Roman Emperor.
  3. 1693 Friday: The college of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia received its royal charter on today’s date. 
  4. 1695 Sunday: The reign of the 21st Ottoman Turkish Sultan Ahmed II ends on this date.  He first became leader of all Islam on June 22, 1691.  His successor- Mustafa II assumed his position and would guide all Muslims until August 22, 1703.
  5. 1740 Saturday: The 246th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XII ended his time as pontiff on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on July 12, 1730.
  6. 1756 Friday: Future 3rd vice president of the United States—Democratic-Republican, who served 1801-05, Aaron Burr—is born on this date.
  7. 1778 Friday: The United States won official recognition from France with the signing of a Treaty of Alliance in Paris.  Editor’s note: this is the FIRST treaty the U.S. signed with a foreign entity.  Meanwhile, England declares war on the French.
  8. 1788 Wednesday: Massachusetts becomes the sixth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
  9. 1815 Monday: The state of New Jersey issued the first American railroad charter to John Stevens, who proposed a rail link between Trenton and New Brunswick; however, they never built the line.
  10. 1818 Friday: In Charlestown, Massachusetts, future 27th U.S. Secretary of State William M. Evarts, is born.  He served under President Rutherford B. Hayes and from March 12, 1877, to March 07, 1881.  He also served the nation as its 29th U.S. Attorney-General.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from July 17, 1868, to March 03, 1869, and then became 27th U.S. secretary of state and finally a New York senator in the U.S. Senate.
  11. 1820 Sunday: U.S. Census: 9,638,453 with 1,771,656 or 18.4% of the population being black slaves.  Meanwhile, the first organized emigration of blacks back to Africa (Sierra Leone) takes place as former slaves leave New York for Africa.
  12. 1825 Sunday: In Boston, Massachusetts, the sixth U.S. Secretary of War William Eustis, died.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from March 07, 1809, to January 13, 1813.
  13. 1843 Monday: On today’s date, the first minstrel show to appear in the United States— “The Virginia Minstrels”—opened to enthusiastic audiences at the Bowery Amphitheatre in New York City.
  14. 1867 Wednesday: The Peabody Fund undergoes organization with the intention of providing Southern blacks with education.
  15. 1899 Monday: The U.S. Senate ratified a peace treaty between the United States and Spain.
  16. 1900 Tuesday: The Holland Senate ratified the 1899 peace conference decree that created the international arbitration court at The Hague.
  17. 1904 Saturday: The Russo-Japanese War begins on this date.  
  18. 1911 Monday: Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, was born in Tampico, Illinois.  He would serve first as governor of
    California back when it was indeed the ‘Golden State’ and then become president on January 20, 1981, and would serve until January 20, 1989.  Meanwhile, in Prescott, Arizona, the first old-age home for pioneers opened for business.
  19. 1922 Monday: Fellow cardinals elected Cardinal Achille Ratti Pope; he took the name Pius XI and in so doing became the 259th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide his global flock from today until February 10, 1939.  
  20. 1926 Saturday: The National Football League adopted a rule that made players ineligible for competition until their college class graduated.
  21. 1931 Friday: Future member of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[i], John Pisano (guitars), is born in Staten Island, NY
  22. 1932 Saturday: For the first time in Olympic competition, dog sled racing occurred.
  23. 1933 Monday: The 20th Amendment to the Constitution, the so-called “lame duck” amendment, undergoes proclamation in effect by Secretary of State Henry Stimson.
  24. 1935 Wednesday: The Monopoly board game goes on sale for the first time.
  25. 1937 Saturday: K. Elizabeth Ohi became the first Japanese female lawyer when she received her degree from John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois.
  26. 1939 Monday: As the Spanish Civil War winds down, the communist government flees to France.  
  27. 1941 Thursday: The British 8th Army overruns Benghazi, Libya; meanwhile the Battle of Beda Fomm takes place with the Italian 10th Army destroyed in the field.
  28. 1943 Saturday: A Los Angeles jury acquitted actor Errol Flynn of three counts of statutory rape.  Meanwhile, in the occupied Netherlands, following the shooting of a German officer, Nazi security troops arrest 600 students and deport them to a concentration camp.  Shoot one German, 600 hostages undergo arrest.
  29. 1945 Tuesday: During World War II, the Russian army crosses the Oder River in pursuit of fleeing Axis troops.
  30. 1946 Wednesday: Richie Hayward—future drummer for the Southern rock band, Little Feat[ii]–is born on this date in Des Moines, Iowa.
  31. 1948 Friday: John Gosling, future keyboard player and vocalist with the British rock band, the Kinks[iii], was born in England on this date.
  32. 1949 Sunday: Future guitarist/bassist with Jo Jo Gunne and with Spirit[iv], Matt Andes, is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on this date.
  33. 1951 Tuesday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the British space-rock band, Hawkwind[v]–Huw Lloyd-Langton, 1969-1971 / 1979-1988—is born in in Harlesden, London, UK, on this date.
  34. 1952 Wednesday: Britain’s King George VI died at Sandringham House in Norfolk, England; his daughter, who became Queen Elizabeth II, succeeded him as monarch.
  35. 1956 Monday: French Premier Guy Mollet suffers pelting with tomatoes in the French North African city of Algiers.  Apparently, the Algerian people want to be free.
  36. 1957 Wednesday: In London, England, future drummer with the rock band, Toto (1992-2008 / 2010-2014)- among others including Judas Priest- Simon Phillips is born.
  37. 1958 Thursday: Ted Williams signs with the Boston Red Sox for $135,000 making him the highest-paid player in Major League Baseball.
  38. 1959 Friday: The United States successfully test-fired for the first time a Titan intercontinental ballistic missile from Cape Canaveral, Florida. 
  39. 1962 Tuesday: Future vocalist with the Los Angeles, California, rock band, Guns ‘n’ Roses[vi]—Axl Rose—is born in Lafayette, Indiana, on this date.
  40. 1967 Monday: Heavyweight boxer, Muhammad Ali scored a unanimous 15-round decision against Ernie Terrell to keep the WBC and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles.  Ali’s pro record improved to 28-0 while that of Terrell dropped to 39-5.  Elsewhere, in Poughkeepsie, New York, the former 52nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau Jr. died at age 75.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from January 01, 1934, to July 22, 1945.
  41. 1968 Tuesday: In Sacramento, California, up-and-coming heavyweight Ken Norton improves his professional boxing record to 3-0 with a knockout of his opponent, Harold Dutra, in the 3rd round of a scheduled 6-round bout.
  42. 1970 Friday: The NBA expands to 18 teams with new teams in Buffalo, New York; Portland, Oregon; Cleveland, Ohio, and Houston, Texas.
  43. 1971 Saturday: Astronaut Alan B. Shepard used a six-iron that he had brought inside his spacecraft and swung at three golf balls on the surface of the moon.
  44. 1973 Tuesday: President Richard M. Nixon appoints Dixy Ray Lee to be the first woman to head the Atomic Energy Commission.
  45. 1985 Wednesday: The French mineral water company, Perrier, debuted its first new product in 123 years.  The latest items were water with a twist of lemon, lime, or orange.
  46. 1987 Friday: Wall Street Journal reporter Gerald Seib gains his release after six days by the Iranian scumbags who had accused him of spying for Israel; Iran claimed the detention ‘was the result of misunderstanding on their part’–lying scumbags.  Meanwhile, President Ronald Reagan turned 76 years old this day and became the oldest U.S. president in history.
  47. 1989 Monday: The 10th U.S. Transportation Secretary Samuel K. Skinner assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George H.W. Bush from today until December 15, 1991.
  48. 1990 Tuesday: In Portland, Oregon, future drummer with the band, Smashing Pumpkins- Mike Byrne- is born.  He would take over the drum kit after the departure of Jimmy Chamberlain.
  49. 1991 Wednesday: Comedian and television actor Danny Thomas died in Los Angeles at age 79.
  50. 1993 Saturday: In Madison Square Garden in New York City, heavyweight boxing champion Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe scores a TKO on Michael “Dynamite” Dokes at the 2:19 minute mark of the first round to maintain the WBA and IBF heavyweight boxing titles of the world.   This put Bowe’s pro record to 33-0 and “Dynamite” Dokes’ record to 50-4-2.  Also on the card, “Merciless” Roy Mercer lost a 10-round unanimous decision to Jesse Ferguson which put Mercer’s record to 20-2 and Ferguson’s record to 19-9. Elsewhere, Tennis Hall of Famer and human rights activist Arthur Ashe died in New York at age 49.
  51. 1997 Thursday: A court found O.J. Simpson liable for the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Simpson Brown and her friend, Ron Goldman.
  52. 1998 Friday: Mary Kay Letourneau receives a sentence of seven years in prison for violating the terms of her probation by seeing the 14-year-old father of her baby.  Meanwhile, President Bill Clinton signed a bill changing the name of Washington National Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.  Elsewhere, Carl Wilson—founding member of the Beach Boys[vii]—dies in Los Angeles, California, from brain and lung cancer at the age of 51.
  53. 1999 Saturday: Congressional officials display excerpts of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky’s videotaped testimony at the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.
  54. 2000 Sunday: Steve Waller- guitarist with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band 1979-1983 died in Herne Hill, South London, United Kingdom, at age 48 on this date.
  55. 2005 Sunday: The New England Patriots won Super Bowl XXXIX by a score of 24-21, beating the Philadelphia Eagles at All-Tel Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida.
  56. 2011 Sunday: The Green Bay Packers won Super Bowl XLV 31-25 by beating the Pittsburgh Steelers at Cowboys’ Stadium in Dallas, Texas.  Meanwhile, in Estepona, Spain, Gary Moore- member of the Anglo-Irish American rock band, Thin Lizzy[viii] (guitars/vocals 1974 to 1977 / 1978-1979) dies from a heart attack; he was 58.  
  57. 2012 Monday: Jim King, one of the original members of the English rock band, Family[ix], a great horn player, died on this date.  Meanwhile, as things go south in Syria, the U.S. closes its embassy in Damascus and the UK recalls its ambassador.
  58. 2013 Wednesday: The US Postal Service announces it will no longer deliver first-class mail on Saturdays.
  59. 2014 Thursday: Steven Segal, 61-year-old actor, announces he is considering a run for governor of Arizona.
  60. 2015 Friday: Scientists studying ‘climate change’ report that the carbon dioxide released by undersea volcanoes, which up until now has been assumed to have a negligible effect could be responsible for changes to the climate; to assess the degree of impact, scientists will continue studying the effects.
  61. 2016 Saturday: North Korea announces its stepped-up date to launch the nation’s first ‘communications satellite’ as early as tomorrow.  Of course, the countries of the world do not believe it’s for ‘peaceful purposes.’  Elsewhere, Twitter claims to have shuttered as many as 125,000 accounts linked to ISIS thugs.
  62. 2017 Monday: U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz, R-Florida, proposes a bill to eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency.  Next, Senate Dems are holding a ’24-hour protest vote,’ trying stall Trump Education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos, someone they fear who is going to overturn Obama-Biden era regime rules on college campuses. Meanwhile, former U.S. secretaries of state and ‘hundreds of companies’ all support the suit against President Trump’s ‘Muslim ban.’  Elsewhere, Queen Elizabeth II of England marks her 65th year as monarch.  
  63. 2018 Tuesday: The president of Poland- Andrzej Duda- signs a controversial law that outlaws anyone from saying that the country and its people were complicit in the crimes committed on its soil by the Nazis during the Holocaust.  Many try to infer that the Poles aided the Nazis in helping exterminate the Jews.   Meanwhile, the U.S. calls for a ceasefire as Syrian government airstrikes on rebel positions have killed dozens.  Elsewhere, as the Winter Olympic Games approach in South Korea, Vice President Mike Pence says additional sanctions could be coming for North Korea.
  64. 2019 Wednesday: As problems continue to rage in Virginia over Democrat Governor Ralph “Blackface” Northam’s racist photos in his college yearbook, one of the people who might take his place should he choose to resign- Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax- has his own problems.  In more #MeToo allegations, a woman who worked for the lieutenant governor accuses him of rape, of forced sodomy and the like.  What is going on in this once reputable state?  What is up with all these Democrats?  The state’s AG- Mark Herring- says, ‘yup, I wore blackface at a party back in 1980 while in college.’  Folks, the Democrats always accuse their political enemies of being RACISTS yet here are three bigwig Democrats and two of them are racists and one a sexual offender.  You can’t make this stuff up, folks, you simply cannot.
  65. 2020 Thursday: Following a speech by President Trump at the National Prayer Breakfast, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi goes to the microphone banks and gives one of her most incoherent, rambling, ambling speeches yet, attacking the president, condemning the president, and trying to justify tearing up the president’s speech at Tuesday night’s SOTU address.  How this senile crone clings to power is beyond millions of Americans; we expect her to pay the price on Election Day 2020 becoming the first House speaker to lose the position not once but twice, along with her congressional seat.  Later, President Trump thanked his supporters in both House and Senate, as well as his cabinet members, and other assembled VIPS.  The speech was absolutely wonderful and concluded with the president’s determination to help as many Republicans win or keep their seats in November.  Godspeed, Mr. President, Godspeed.  Meanwhile, in China, more and more images come out via social media showing the outbreak of the corona virus to be far worse than what the communist authorities claim.  We think a biological warfare experiment went awry and now the world is going to pay the price for their bumbling.  Thank you, President Xi, thank you.
  66. 2021 Saturday:  One America News reports that thousands of Americans are receiving tax forms for unemployment insurance for which they did not file.  Next, the TSA announces that passengers who refuse to wear facemasks could face fines of up to $1,500 per citation.  Meanwhile, a recent Rasmussen poll says that most Americans do not believe the ‘news media’ is aggressive with Joe Biden as it was with President Donald J. Trump.  We concur.  Elsewhere, the CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce- Thomas Donohue- announces that he will be leaving his position in favor of Suzanne Clark.  Finally, President Donald J. Trump returns to social media with a post on Gab.
  67. 2021 Saturday A: In New York’s 22nd U.S. House District, the one in which, Republican Claudia Tenney finally won her old seat back, Democrat Anthony Brindisi, the beaten Democrat, is now crying about the Dominion Voting Systems and Smartmatic software.  IF you agree to taking another LOOK into the 2020 Presidential Election and how it was stolen from one candidate and given to another, perhaps we will take another look at this House race.  Otherwise, STFU.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden has stripped President Donald J. Trump of his security clearance.   Speaking of Joe Biden, he’s bringing back the ‘President’s weekly radio address.’  Let’s look for an earpiece folks so we can know that someone is putting words in his ear.   Finally, the U.S. Supreme Court partially lifts California’s ban on church gatherings.
  68. 2021 Saturday B: Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, D-NY, says that to accept the GOP counter COVID-19 bill is to commit ‘unconditional surrender.’  Elsewhere, the people are Myanmar are out in the streets protesting the coup against their government even with the Internet shut down.  The interesting thing about this is the Biden administration is upset about the coup in Burma but could care less that he won the 2020 Presidential Election via a…coup.  The Democrats, the RINOs, the Chi-Coms, and Canada- among others- conspired to topple President Trump and to then shove the senile usurper into his place.  What the flaming f**k? 
  69. 2021 Saturday C: COVID-19 Daily Update:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 105,461,681 confirmed cases, +238,473, 2,300,891, confirmed deaths, +7,628, and 58,645,012 confirmed recoveries, +144,616.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 27,054,709 confirmed cases, up 78,221 from yesterday’s reporting, 463,090 confirmed deaths, UP 1,837, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- NO more updates on this number thanks to Joe Biden, going on for nearly as long as #46 has been in the White House.  Coincidence?  You be the judge.  NOTE- in the White House 17 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 134,662 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, talk is cheap, what are YOU going to do about it?  Maybe you will be a worse murderer than Andrew “Killer” Cuomo is in the Empire State?
  70. 2021 Saturday D: 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: 3,395,385 confirmed cases, 43,647 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,286 confirmed cases (again, Hawaii is no longer reporting their case numbers in more than a week), 416 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 323,334 confirmed cases, 4,526 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the country: Georgia.  Currently, they have 932,912 confirmed cases, 14,858 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 680,856 confirmed cases, 5,020 confirmed deaths, and 590,822 confirmed recoveries.  For the heck of it, let’s look at one other country: the United Kingdom.  The UK has 3.929,835 confirmed cases, 112,092 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed deaths.  What a load of crap, share the TRUTH! 
  71. 2021 Saturday E: The Biden administration ends another Trump era agreement, this one in which, asylum-seeking illegal aliens were able to be returned back to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.  Oh, thank you, Joe, for swarming our country with millions more illegal aliens to whom you are going to grant citizenship.  Can the country survive?  Elsewhere, Michigan is the first state revamping the state’s GOP leadership and folks, they are recruiting strong Trump supporters which is good.   Meanwhile, Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers wins his third NFL MVP Award making him only the sixth person in NFL history to win three or more such honors.  Congratulations, Aaron.   Finally, the now discredited Lincoln Project continues imploding as yet another phony- in this case, Jennifer Horn- threw in the towel following disclosures about gay sex addict John Weaver.
  72. 2021 Saturday F: Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3532 with an $18 million jackpot on the line: 04, 16, 32, 35, 45, and Mega 17.  Out of 108,912 winning tickets, the highest winners were two people who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $19,457 apiece.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #818 with a $30 million jackpot up for grabs: 01, 16, 48, 49, 65, and Power 08.  Out of 54,318 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $27,839.
  73. 2021 Saturday G: The former 60th U.S. Secretary of State George P. Schultz died at his home in Stanford, California, at age 100 today.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan / served from July 16, 1982, to January 20, 1989.  Prior to this, he served his nation as its 62nd U.S. Treasury secretary.  In this capacity, he served under President Richard Nixon from June 12, 1972, to May 08, 1974.
  74. 2022 Sunday: You know the drill…

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This artwork is #0733 a 30” x 11” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Saguaros and Palo Verde.”  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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Just when you think Sandy Denny’s ‘well’ is dried up, the record label and the family dives into the deep end and comes to the surface with still more.  “The Notes and the Words: A Collection of Demos and Rarities” came out on May 21, 2012, a four-disc set featuring a vast collection of this legendary vocalist’s repertoire.  There are lost nuggets, newly discovered gems, relics long lost and thought destroyed and holy, moly, there they are.  If you think you have every shred of music by this famed vocalist, think again.  Just like other bands from the psychedelic era in the U.S.- Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane, the always dependable Grateful Dead, and some of the others- boom, bam, there’s always something else deep within the vaults and that is what you have here.   Currently, Amazon.com is selling it for around $388.15 but what the heck- now that you can track the price, put it on your tracker and follow it until you can get it at the price that works best for you- you will be extremely glad you did.

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

[iii] We 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 promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. This included the music of Jo Jo Gunne.

[v] We hope to present the music of this UK space rock band, Hawkwind, sometime in the next five years or so.  Please remain vigilant for additional information.

[vi] Not sure when Guns ‘n’ Roses is coming but we hope we will still be alive and will get around to sharing them with the world.

[vii] We hope to present the music of this foundational American rock band within the next 5-6 years.  Please stay tuned for further developments.  We thank you; we know you love the Beach Boys as much as we do.

[viii] 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.

[ix] 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.

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31. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2022

1943 Sunday: Field Marshal Friedrich von Paulus surrenders the German Sixth Army to the Soviets, ending the Battle for Stalingrad; Von Paulus was the first German officer of his rank captured by the Russians during World War II. Prior to the surrender, the Sixth Army sent its final message: “The Russians stand at the door of our bunker. We are destroying our equipment. This station will no longer transmit.”

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31. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Robert Cooper Grier, James Clark McReynolds, Sandra Day O’Connor, and Samuel J. Alito; U.S. Attorney General Ebenezer R. Hoar; U.S. Secretary of State James G. Blaine; Acting U.S. Transportation Secretary Michael Huerta; U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Alexander Hamilton and Lyman J. Gage; U.S. Secretaries of War Samuel Dexter and Elihu Root; the Buffalo Springfield featuring Dewey Martin, Chicago featuring Terry Kath, the Doors featuring Jerry Scheff, Family featuring John Wetton, the Grateful Dead, Jo Jo Gunne featuring William “Curly” Smith, “Love Rollercoaster” by the Ohio Players, and Roxy Music featuring Phil Manzanera:

  1. 314 Saturday: The 32nd Roman Catholic Pope St. Miltiades ended his reign today.  He first became the caretaker of all Christianity on July 02, 311.  His successor- the 33rd Roman Catholic Pope St. Silvester I- begins his reign as the Vicar of Christ and would continue in this sacred post until December 31, 335.
  2. 1606 Tuesday: Guy Fawkes, convicted of treason for his part in the “Gunpowder Plot” against the English Parliament and King James I, underwent execution.
  3. 1627 Sunday: The Spanish government goes bankrupt.   Funding the exploration of the new world and launching conquistadors to conquer the natives costs money, loads of money.
  4. 1747 Tuesday: The first clinic specializing in the treatment of venereal diseases opened at London Dock Hospital.
  5. 1795 Saturday: The nation’s first U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton left office on this date.  A Federalist, Hamilton served under President George Washington from September 11, 1789, until today.  
  6. 1797 Tuesday: Composer Franz Schubert was born in Vienna, Austria.
  7. 1801 Saturday: In West Brownsville, Pennsylvania, future 28th and 31st U.S. Secretaries of State James G. Blaine is born.  A Republican, he served his first stint under Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur from March 07, 1881, to December 19, 1881.  In his second stint, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 09, 1889, to June 04, 1892.
  8. 1801 Saturday A: The fourth U.S. Secretary of War Samuel Dexter left office on this date.  A Federalist, he served under President John Adams from June 01, 1800. 
  9. 1842 Monday: President John Tyler’s daughter, Elizabeth, marries in the White House.
  10. 1861 Wednesday: The state of Louisiana takes over the U.S. Mint at New Orleans.
  11. 1863 Saturday: The U.S. Army musters the first regiment of black volunteers, the South Carolina Volunteers.  Composed of former slaves, it underwent muster into federal service at Beaufort, S.C.
  12. 1865 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing the 13th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States abolishing slavery, sending it to the states for ratification; the Amendment passed ratification in December 1865.  General Robert E. Lee became general-in-chief of all the Confederate Armies.  
  13. 1870 Monday: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Cooper Grier stepped down from the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President James K. Polk nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Henry Baldwin.  Justice Grier served from 08-04-1846 until today.
  14. 1876 Monday: The federal government ordered all Native Americans to move onto reservations.
  15. 1893 Tuesday: The makers of Coca-Cola registered the name at the U.S. Patent Office.
  16. 1895 Thursday: In Concord, Massachusetts, the 30th U.S. Attorney General Ebenezer R. Hoar dies at age 78.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from 03-05-1869 to 03-03-1870.  He would then move on to represent Massachusetts 7th U.S. congressional district.
  17. 1902 Friday: The 42nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Lyman J. Gage left office on this date.  First a Republican and much later a Democrat, Gage served under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt from March 06, 1897, until today.
  18. 1904 Sunday: The 41st U.S. Secretary of War Elihu Root left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt / served from August 01, 1899, until today.
  19. 1915 Sunday: The German Army uses poison gas for the first time against the Russians on the Eastern Front.
  20. 1917 Wednesday: During World War I, Germany served notice that it was beginning a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
  21. 1929 Thursday: Revolutionary Leon Trotsky and his family suffered banishment from the Soviet Union on this date.
  22. 1930 Friday: U.S. Navy Lt. Ralph S. Barnaby became the first glider pilot in aviation history to have a dirigible—a large blimp—releases his craft while in flight at Lakehurst, N.J.
  23. 1933 Tuesday: Adolf Hitler announces he will pursue parliamentary democracy[i].
  24. 1934 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Gold Reserve Act on this date, which devalued the dollar in relation to gold at $35 per ounce.
  25. 1936 Friday: The Green Hornet radio show debuts on Radio WXYZ in Detroit, Michigan.
  26. 1940 Wednesday: The U.S. government issued the first Social Security check on this date.
  27. 1941 Friday: Joe Louis knocks out Red Burman in the fifth round for the heavyweight championship.  Meanwhile, over the course of this month, the Allies sink 21 German U-Boats for a total of 127,000 tons.  Meanwhile, in Denver, Colorado, future rock bassist Jerry Scheff, who would play with the Los Angeles, California, rock band, the Doors[ii], on “L.A. Woman” is born.  Elsewhere, the 66th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds left the court on this date.  A Democrat, President Woodrow Wilson nominated McReynolds to fill the seat of Associate Justice Horace Lurton.  He took his place on the high court on August 29, 1914, and served until he retired today.
  28. 1941 Friday A: British and Indian troops continue fighting to drive the Fascist Italians out of East Africa, fighting to liberate Italian Eritrea.  Rome was unable to supply its troops in Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Italian Somaliland once the wider war broke out, so these Italian Army and Black Shirt forces were left to wither on the vine.
  29. 1942 Saturday: The last remaining British and Commonwealth troops manage to cross from Malaysia and over to the fortress city of Singapore, the Imperial Japanese forces hot on their heels.  Japanese air raids would begin damaging the city’s freshwater systems.
  30. 1943 Sunday: Field Marshal Friedrich von Paulus surrenders the German Sixth Army to the Soviets, ending the Battle for Stalingrad; Von Paulus was the first German officer of his rank captured by the Russians during World War II.  Prior to the surrender, the Sixth Army sent its final message: “The Russians stand at the door of our bunker.  We are destroying our equipment.  This station will no longer transmit.” Meanwhile, over the course of this month, the Allies sink 62 German U- Boats for a total of 327,000 tons.
  31. 1944 Monday: During World War II, American forces began a successful invasion of Kwajalein Atoll and other parts of the Japanese-held Marshall Islands.  Meanwhile, Operation Overlord, D-Day, undergoes postponement until June.  Elsewhere, over the course of the month of January, the Allies sink 39 German U-Boats for a total tonnage loss of 203,100.
  32. 1945 Wednesday: Private Eddie Slovak became the first U.S. soldier since the Civil War executed for desertion as an American firing squad executed him in France.
  33. 1946 Thursday: Terry Kath, guitarist and vocalist with the American rock band, Chicago[iii], is born on this date in the Windy City.
  34. 1949 Monday: The NBC station in Chicago broadcast the first TV daytime soap opera, entitled, “These Are My Children.”  
  35. 1950 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman announced he had ordered development of the hydrogen bomb. 
  36. 1951 Wednesday: Future guitarist with Roxy Music[iv]—Phil Manzanera—is born on this date in London, England.
  37. 1952 Thursday: Future rock-and-roll drummer who played with Jo Jo Gunne[v]—William “Curly” Smith—is born on this date in Wolf Point, Montana.
  38. 1957 Thursday: Actress Elizabeth Taylor divorces her second husband, Michael Wilding.
  39. 1958 Friday: The United States entered the Space Age with its first successful launch of a satellite into orbit, Explorer I.
  40. 1961 Tuesday: NASA launched Ham the Chimp aboard a Mercury-Redstone Rocket from Cape Canaveral; the Navy safely recovered Ham from the Atlantic Ocean following his 161/2-minute suborbital flight.  
  41. 1970 Saturday: The members of the Grateful Dead[vi] undergo arrest on LSD charges.
  42. 1971 Sunday: Astronauts Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell, and Stuart Roosa blasted off on Apollo 14 bound for the moon.  Meanwhile, after an absence of 19 years, telephone service between East and West Berlin reestablished.
  43. 1976 Saturday: “Love Roller Coaster” by the Ohio Players[vii] hits #1 on the charts.
  44. 1978 Tuesday: Israel transforms three military posts in the West Bank into civilian settlements.
  45. 1980 Thursday: Police storm the occupied Spanish embassy in Guatemala City, Guatemala, which leads to the deaths of 41 people.  Elsewhere, Queen Juliana of the Netherlands announced that she would abdicate on her birthday the following April, to be succeeded by her daughter, Princess Beatrix.
  46. 1982 Sunday: In the 32nd NBA All-Star Game, the East beats the West 120-118 in New Jersey.
  47. 1985 Thursday: The final Jeep rolled off the assembly line at the AMC plant in Toledo, Ohio.
  48. 1988 Sunday: The Washington Redskins beat the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXII, 42-10, at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California.
  49. 1990 Wednesday: McDonald’s Corporation opened its first fast-food restaurant in Moscow.   Meanwhile, in London, England, British heavyweight boxer Lennox Lewis, improves his pro record to 7-0 with a TKO over his opponent, Noel Quarless, at the 1:25 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 6 round bout.
  50. 1993 Sunday: The Dallas Cowboys beat the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVII, 52-17, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
  51. 1994 Monday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average hits a record 3,976.36.
  52. 1995 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton invoked presidential emergency authority to provide a $20 billion loan to Mexico to stabilize that nation’s economy.  We should have said ‘NO.’
  53. 1999 Sunday: The Denver Broncos beat the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl XXXIII, 34-19, at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida.
  54. 2000 Monday: An Alaska Airlines MD-83 jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Port Hueneme, killing all 88 people aboard it.
  55. 2001 Wednesday: A Scottish court in the Netherlands convicted one Libyan and acquitted a second in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, which occurred in 1988.
  56. 2005 Monday: Jury selection began in Santa Maria for Michael Jackson’s[viii] child molestation trial, one in which the jury would later acquit him.  Meanwhile, SBC Communications Inc. announced it was acquiring AT&T Corp. for $16 billion.
  57. 2006 Tuesday: Samuel Alito takes the oath of office as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court as Sandra Day O’Connor ends her stint on the high court, one that ran from September 25, 1981, until today.
  58. 2008 Thursday: As competitors drop out of the running around them, New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and Illinois Senator Barack Obama go toe-to-toe in a Democratic Party primary debate.
  59. 2009 Saturday: In Van Nuys, California, Dewey Martin, Canadian drummer with the Buffalo Springfield[ix] 1966-1968—died at age 68 from natural causes on this date.
  60. 2010 Sunday: Roger Federer beat Andy Murray 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (11) for a fourth Australian Open championship.  Meanwhile, Beyoncé became the first woman to win six Grammy awards in ONE night.
  61. 2011 Monday: The Egyptian people vow to continue protesting the government until the Hosni Mubarak regime crumbles.
  62. 2012 Tuesday: Following deadly protests in Tibet, China tightens control of the nation’s monasteries.  The communist Chinese government also says that any claims of some of its ‘workers’ being rescued in Sudan are bogus and they want them back.  Elsewhere, an Afghan husband and mother-in-law kill the man’s wife and the mother-in-law’s daughter-in-law for having given birth to the husband’s third daughter in a row.  Wonderful religion, folks, wonderful religion.
  63. 2013 Thursday: NASA reveals the Regolith Advanced Surface Systems Operations Robot (RASSOR), a lunar mining robot that astronauts could one day use to produce fuel and water directly on the Moon.  Meanwhile, we learn that a teen who performed at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration event died in random gun violence in Chicago.  Fifteen-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was gunned down in yet another unsolved homicide in the Windy City.
  64. 2014 Friday: Strong quarterly earnings cause Facebook stock to rise 16 percent; the company boasts 755 million active users, and its ad revenue increased by 76 percent year over year to $2.34 billion.
  65. 2015 Saturday: New Zealand professional golfer Lydia Ko, age 17, becomes the youngest No. 1 ranked golfer in the world, beating the record set by Tiger Woods in 1997 at age 21.
  66. 2016 Sunday: North Korea’s threats become even more verbose which leads to Japan bringing out Patriot missile batteries with which to shoot down any incoming missiles.  Elsewhere, in Nigeria, Boko Haram Islamists continue running amok killing more than 100 people in the Nigerian town of Dalori.  Someone must wipe out this evil scum.
  67. 2017 Tuesday: In Bournemouth, Dorset, England, renowned rock bassist/vocalist John Wetton who played with numerous great bands such as Family[x], King Crimson[xi], and Asia[xii], lost his battle with colon cancer on this date; he was just 67.  
  68. 2017 Tuesday A: Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate confirms Elaine Chao as the 18th U.S. Secretary of Transportation.  She, of course, is the daughter of a Chinese shipping tycoon and the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.  Looks like “Cocaine Mitch” has a spy close to the 45th president.  As she assumes office, her predecessor- the 17.1st Acting U.S. Transportation Secretary Michael Huerta leaves office.  Huerta first began serving as the acting secretary on January 20, 2017, while Secretary Chao would serve from today until January 11, 2021.
  69. 2018 Wednesday: The district attorney of San Francisco, George Gascón says that the city by the bay is going to retroactively apply its new laws regarding the now legal use of marijuana to 5,000 old convictions which is the correct thing to do.  Far too many people in the 1960s like Dino Valenti and David Freiberg of Quicksilver Messenger Service[xiii] served time for unfair convictions.  Usually, we don’t agree with most of what comes out of Frisco but this time, yes, yes, we do.
  70. 2019 Thursday: The European Parliament votes to recognize Juan Guaidó as the legitimate ruler in Caracas which leads the Maduro regime to begin arresting foreign journalists from Spain, France, and neighboring Columbia.  The Venezuelan secret police are going out and rounding up everyone they deem to be a threat.
  71. 2020 Friday: Today is the day- or so millions of Americans hope- that the impeachment farce of President Donald J. Trump will move to a vote for acquittal or if the Democrats are lucky to get what they seek- witnesses will occur.  Let us hope for the former and not the latter.  By mid-day, the Senate voted 51-49 against calling witnesses, deflating the sputtering Democratic Party balloon.  Two Republicans- Susan Collins of Maine and Mitt Romney of Utah voted with the Democrats.  Meanwhile, the first Democrat to enter the race for the 2020 Democratic Party’s presidential nomination- former Maryland Congressman John Delaney and seemingly decent guy became the 16th Democrat to bail from the race.  He entered the race- get this- on July 28, 2017.  Oh, well.  Elsewhere, the Kung Flu continues spreading across the globe.  Italy reports its first couple of cases and prohibits cruise ships from offloading thousands of passengers.  Democrats in the U.S. tell everyone to go to “Chinatown,” to ‘go hug Chinese people.’  That advice would devastate Italy and other WOKE Western nations.  
  72. 2021 Sunday: DAY TWELVE OF THE BIDEN REGIME: the Biden White House says that IT’S going to investigate the GameStop matter.  Uh, excuse us, Joe, isn’t that the job of the Treasury or Justice Departments?   Meanwhile, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom now is coming under verbal assault from Democrats besides Republicans as the numbers demanding his recall continue increasing by the day.  This loser- Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s nephew- is going to lose his seat.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump and the GOP have raised $255.4 million in the two months since Election Day 2020.  Elsewhere, 39.6 million Americans underwent FBI background checks for gun purchases.  Heck,  some of the chef-bloggers here bought guns last year, there is NO way we wouldn’t, especially when you consider all the left-wing Marxist violence in the streets.
  73. 2021 Sunday A:  Officer Brian Sicknick- the Capitol Hill police officer slain by Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs during the storming of Capitol Hill on January 6 will lie in state in the Rotunda in the building where he served later this week.  Elsewhere, we learn- no big surprise- that 98-percent of Twitter employees donated to Democrats.  Go figure.  Meanwhile, Claudia Tenney’s lead in her New York Congressional race is now becoming insurmountable and we expect a judge early this upcoming week to announce her the ‘winner.’  Next, President Donald J. Trump once again has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.   Finally, the Arizona state senate is hiring its own investigators to delve into the rampant election fraud that occurred in that state.        
  74. 2021 Sunday B: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 102,871,614 confirmed cases, +468,367, 2,225,773, confirmed deaths, +11,160, and 56,981,674 confirmed recoveries, +326,805.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 26,423,597 confirmed cases, up 140,106 from yesterday’s reporting, 446,010 confirmed deaths, UP 2,481, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported earlier this week.  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 old fool.  NOW.
  75. 2021 Sunday C: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,309,463 confirmed cases, 40,697 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 410 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 315,448 confirmed cases, 4,368 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- the Northern Marianas Islands: currently, they have 131 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and 32 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 643,435 confirmed cases, 4,796 confirmed deaths, and 572,511 confirmed recoveries.   
  76. 2021 Sunday D: Warnings are being raised about Chi-Com megacorporation BGI Group, an entity that ostensibly seeks to process data from COVID-19 tests from around the world all for a generous price and plenty of donations where and when necessary to open the doors for them.  In exchange, they collect biodata of U.S. and global citizens which then is shipped back to the Chi-Coms who then store this data for future use.  Anytime the Chi-Coms say they want to ‘help’ a country is when everyone must awaken, take note, and begin working to push back against these totalitarian, fascist-communist thugs.  We must be aware of everything the Chi-Coms seek to do with U.S. biodata as you can be sure they are going to use it against the American people, NOT to help them as they proclaim.
  77. 2021 Sunday E: BIG NFL NEWS- L.A. Rams quarterback Jared Goff has been traded to the Detroit Lions in exchange for Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford.  The Lions will also receive two 1st round and one 3rd round draft pick.  NO PRO BOWL THIS YEAR THANKS TO THE CHI-COMS AND THEIR FLIPPING VIRUS.
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BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0727 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset View.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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

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The Universal Music label compiled a 19-CD treasure trove of Sandy Denny recordings that came out on November 22, 2010: “Sandy Denny.”  The box set features a collection of 200-plus glorious tracks running from her earliest days through her association with Fairport Convention to Fotheringay to Fairport Convention again, her collaborations with the Strawbs, everyone else, virtually everything- and more- is included in this box set.  We hope you will investigate this one for yourselves, give it a good listen, check out the monstrous price, and then consider adding it to your growing collection of music from this devoted vocalist and songwriter- that is, if you can find it.  You may have to go to eBay, Discogs, AllMusic, perhaps the British or Chi-Com Amazon outlets, maybe RZ Records, wherever you go for the absolute best in music because this is the crème de la crème of this legendary vocalist who went from sounding like a heavenly angel to a barmaid/crooner.  You will be so glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] Just like what the Democrats are attempting to do in 2020 as they try to remove President Donald J. Trump from office and to subordinate the office of the presidency- head of the Executive Branch- to the House speaker in the Legislative Branch.  How well did things work out for Europe in the 1930s-1940s?  Not so good.

[ii] We began offering the music of the Doors on Saturday, 18-February-2012 and concluded them on Monday, 02-April-2012.  We encourage everyone to seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[iv] We presented the music of Roxy Music at the secondary blog and hope to do it at the main blog sometime within the next 3 years. At the secondary blog, we began promoting the music of this famed British band as well as of Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay, and Phil Manzanera beginning on Wednesday, September 07, 2016 through several successive months.  We hope you will seek them out.

[v] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. This included the music of Jo Jo Gunne.

[vi] 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.

[vii] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band.  The Ohio Players are amazing and what is even more exciting is the fact that the band is still alive today and performing to this day.

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

[ix] We promoted the music of Buffalo Springfield beginning on Saturday, 17-November-2012 through Saturday, 24-November-2012.  We hope you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your collection.  You will be glad you did.

[x] 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.

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

[xii] We should have promoted the music of Asia around the time we did King Crimson and/or Family but we failed to do so.  However, we hope to do so sometime within the next 10-15 years.  

[xiii] 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.

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25. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2022:

Vice President Charles Curtis; U.S. Attorneys General Joseph McKenna, John W. Griggs, and George W. Wickersham; U.S. Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole; U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III; U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta; Acting U.S. Transportation Secretary Mortimer L. Downey; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Timothy Geithner and Jack Lew; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretaries Neil S. Wolin and Andy Baukol; Jo Jo Gunne featuring John Staehely, and Savoy Brown featuring Dave Walker:

  1. 817 Wednesday: The 98th Roman Catholic Pope St. Paschal I becomes the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide ALL Christendom from today until February 11, 824.
  2. 844 Monday: The 101st Roman Catholic Pope Gregory IV ends his reign as pontiff.  He first became pope on December 20, 827.  The 102nd Roman Catholic Pope Sergius II picked up his Holy Cross on this date and guided his flock until January 27, 847.  
  3. 1138 Tuesday: Antipope Anacletus II ends his time as a ‘non-pontiff,’ which is why we have bestowed a designation on him as the 164.1st ‘pope.’  He was installed in opposition to Pope Innocent II and began his reign on February 14, 1130.  
  4. 1327 Saturday: King Edward III accedes to the British throne.
  5. 1504 Monday: To curb private warfare, the English Parliament passes statutes against retainers and liveries.
  6. 1533 Wednesday: England’s King Henry the VIII secretly married his second wife, Ann Boleyn, who later gave birth to Elizabeth I.
  7. 1721 Saturday: Czar Peter the Great ends the Russian Orthodox Patriarchy.
  8. 1787 Thursday: Shay’s Rebellion suffered a setback when debt-ridden farmers failed to capture an arsenal at Springfield, Massachusetts.
  9. 1799 Friday: Eliakim Spooner patented the seeding machine.
  10. 1802 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte becomes president of the Italian (Cisalpine) Republic.
  11. 1851 Saturday: Sojourner Truth addresses first Black Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio.
  12. 1858 Monday: At the wedding of the daughter of Queen Victoria and the Crown Prince of Prussia, musicians performed Mendelssohn’s “Wedding March” for the first time.
  13. 1860 Wednesday: The future 31st vice president of the United States, March 04, 1929, to March 04, 1933—Republican Charles Curtis—is born on this date in North Topeka, Kansas Territory.  He served under President Herbert Hoover and was the first Native American to hold the vice presidency.
  14. 1863 Sunday: General Joseph Hooker replaces General Ambrose Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac.
  15. 1870 Tuesday: G.D. Dows patented the ornamental soda fountain.
  16. 1877 Thursday: The U.S. Congress determines the winner of the presidential election between Samuel J. Tilden (Democrat) and Rutherford B. Hayes (Republican). 
  17. 1890 Saturday: Reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) of the New York World completed a round-the-world journey in 72 days, 6 hours, and 11 minutes.  The United Mine Workers of America underwent founding in Columbus, Ohio.
  18. 1894 Thursday: James J. Corbett knocks out Charlie Mitchell for the heavyweight boxing title.
  19. 1898 Tuesday: The 42nd U.S. Attorney General Joseph McKenna left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from 03-05-1897 until today.  His replacement- the 43rd U.S. Attorney General John W. Griggs assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served from today until March 29, 1901.
  20. 1905 Wednesday: In South Africa, diamond miners uncover the world’s largest diamond—3,106 carets.
  21. 1915 Monday: Alexander Graham Bell inaugurated U.S. transcontinental telephone service between New York and San Francisco.
  22. 1924 Friday: Organizers inaugurated the first Winter Olympic Games at Chamonix in the French Alps.
  23. 1936 Saturday: Former Governor Al Smith, a New York Democrat, delivered a radio address in Washington, D.C., titled, “Betrayal of the Democratic Party,” in which he fiercely criticized the New Deal policies of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.   Elsewhere, in New York City, the nation’s former 47th U.S. Attorney General George W. Wickersham died at age 77.  A Republican, he served under President William Howard Taft from 03-04-1909 to 03-04-1913.
  24. 1937 Monday: NBC Radio presented the first broadcast of “The Guiding Light.”  The show remained on radio until 1956 and began on CBS TV in 1952.
  25. 1942 Sunday: Thailand- surrounded by Imperial Japanese forces- throws in its lot with the Axis by declaring war on both Great Britain and the United States.  Although the U.S. would forgive them after the war, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill wanted to occupy them after the war but was dissuaded from doing so by the U.S.  Elsewhere, Japanese forces invade the Solomon Islands on this date.
  26. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, remnants of the Italian Alpine Corps continue fighting to escape to the west when a horrible storm breaks out, dumping snow upon the freezing soldiers and limiting vision.  Soviet armored units and troops are in hot pursuit while others attempt to cut off their line of march towards escape.
  27. 1944 Tuesday: The U.S. Army Air Force steps up bombings of the Japanese island of Iwo Jima, attempting to soften it up for the coming invasion.   On the Western Front, the Battle of the Bulge sputters to an end as German forces continue retreating back into Germany.
  28. 1945 Thursday: Dave Walker, future lead vocalist of the British rock band, Savoy Brown[i], was born on this date in Walsall, Staffordshire, England.  Meanwhile, the World War II Battle of the Bulge ended as German forces were pushed back to their original positions.  Elsewhere, Grand Rapids, Michigan, became the first community to add fluoride to its public water supply.
  29. 1949 Tuesday: The first Emmy Awards, honoring local Los Angeles, California, television programs and talent, occurred at the Hollywood Athletic Association.
  30. 1950 Wednesday: A federal jury in New York City found former State Department official Alger Hiss guilty of lying under oath.
  31. 1952 Friday: Future lead guitarist, John Staehely—who would play with the 1970s’ hard-rocking band, Jo Jo Gunne[ii], is born on this date.  He took the place of original guitarist, Matt Andes.
  32. 1955 Tuesday: The Soviet Union ends its state of war with Germany.
  33. 1959 Sunday: American Airlines had the first-scheduled flight transcontinental flight of the Boeing 707.
  34. 1961 Wednesday: A military coup overthrows the government in El Salvador.  Meanwhile, President John F. Kennedy presented the first live presidential news conference from Washington, D.C.  Radio and TV carried the address.
  35. 1969 Saturday: Peace talks between North Vietnam and the United States commence in Paris, France.
  36. 1971 Monday: A jury convicts Charles Manson and three female members of his family for their roles in the infamous Tate-La Bianca murders.  Meanwhile in Uganda, a military coup led by General Idi Amin Dada overthrows the government.
  37. 1974 Friday: Ray Kroc, CEO of McDonald’s Golden Arches, buys the San Diego Padres for $12 million.
  38. 1980 Friday: Authorities in Tokyo release former Beatle and Wings member, Paul McCartney, from jail for drug possession charges.
  39. 1981 Sunday: Super Bowl XV: the Oakland Raiders beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-10 in New Orleans; the MVP is the team’s quarterback, Jim Plunkett.  Meanwhile, in the People’s Republic of China, a court sentences Mao’s widow, Jiang Qing, to death.  Finally, the 52 American hostages held by Iran for 444 days arrive back home in the United States.
  40. 1983 Tuesday: Klaus Barbie, wanted Nazi war criminal, suffers arrest in the South American country of Bolivia. 
  41. 1987 Sunday: Super Bowl XXI: the New York Giants beat the Denver Broncos 39-20 in Pasadena, California; the Super Bowl MVP is quarterback, Phil Simms, of the NY Giants.
  42. 1988 Monday: Vice President George H.W. Bush clashes with Dan Rather on the CBS Evening News as the latter questioned the former regarding his role in the Iran-Contra Affair.
  43. 1989 Wednesday: In his fifth season in the NBA, Michael Jordan scored his 10,000 point.  Meanwhile, the 61st U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III assumed his post on this date.  Originally a Democrat, he became a Republican and served under President George H.W. Bush from today until he left office on August 23, 1992.  Also, assuming office on this date, the 20th U.S. Secretary of Labor Elizabeth Dole took her place as head of the U.S. Department of Labor.  A Republican, she served under President George H.W. Bush from today until November 23, 1990.  Following that, she became a U.S. senator from North Carolina.
  44. 1990 Thursday: Former Panamanian leader, Manuel Noriega, undergoes transfer to a federal jail in Miami, Florida.
  45. 1991 Friday: A court grants former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega to his assets in the U.S. that federal authorities previously froze.
  46. 1993 Monday: Sears announced that it would no longer publish its famous century-old catalog.
  47. 1994 Tuesday: Accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy, Michael Jackson settles a civil lawsuit out of court.  Many now believe that the singer was taken advantage of by a family he had befriended and trusted which then led to his subsequent downfall.  
  48. 1998 Sunday: Super Bowl XXXII: At Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California, the Denver Broncos beat the Green Bay Packers 31-24.
  49. 1999 Monday: In Louisville, Kentucky, a man received the first-hand transplant in the United States on this date.
  50. 2001 Thursday: Acting U.S. Transportation Secretary Mortimer L. Downey stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, Acting Secretary Downey served under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, until today.  His replacement- the 14th U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta- assumed his position.  A Republican, he would serve from today under President Bush until August 07, 2006.
  51. 2008 Friday: Venezuelan thug dictator Hugo Chavez makes a fiery speech to his people, accusing neighboring Colombia preparing to go to war against them.  That’s socialists for you- always blaming everyone else for their problems.
  52. 2011 Tuesday: In Egypt, tens of thousands of people protest the government in a “day of revolt.”  Elsewhere, much the same is occurring in Tunisia, Lebanon, and elsewhere.  Things are getting out of control in the Near and Middle East.
  53. 2012 Wednesday: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad[iii] says that ‘Iran is willing to discuss its nuclear intentions and program’ with other nations.  Meanwhile, in Egypt, tens of thousands take to the streets for the one-year anniversary of the ‘day of revolt.’  Elsewhere, as the U.S. presidential election battles continue, while campaigning in Iowa, President Barack Obama outlines his desire for a ‘millionaire’s tax’ while GOP candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich seek the Latino vote in Florida.  Finally, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says he does not plan to remain at his post should his boss win a second term in November.
  54. 2013 Friday: A French court orders Twitter to reveal personal information after some of its users have posted anti-Semitic and racist rants using the source.   Elsewhere, riots break out in Moscow as the parliament attempts to pass anti-LGBTQIA+ measures.  Meanwhile, true to his word, the 75th U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Barack Hussein Obama from January 26, 2009, until today.   His temporary replacement Neil S. Wolin- another Democrat- took charge from today until February 28, 2013, when his permanent replacement Jack Lew took over.
  55. 2014 Saturday: The DOW Jones Industrial Average drops 300 points after slowing growth in China and plans by the Federal Reserve to begin tapering of its own causes investors to withdraw money from emerging markets; this is the worst drop the DOW has seen since 2011.
  56. 2015 Sunday: President Barack Obama[iv] and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi make progress in the areas of defense and nuclear trade; the countries plan to cooperate on defense issues, military manufacturing initiatives, and nuclear power development.
  57. 2016 Monday: Near the Nigerian border in northern Cameroon, Boko Haram runs amok what with suicide bombers killing 32 people and wounding another 66.  Meanwhile, in Yemen, a Saudi-led airstrike kills a Yemeni judge and members of his family.  This, of course, leads to intense outrage across the world.
  58. 2017 Wednesday: Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto says there’s ‘no way that Mexico is going to pay for ANY PART of the border wall between Mexico and the United States,’ the one promised by President Donald J. Trump.  Speaking of the 45th president, he signs two executive orders, one that strips funding away from sanctuary cities and states and the other to begin construction on the wall that Mexico ‘won’t pay for.’
  59. 2018 Thursday: The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists move the Doomsday Clock[v] by 30 seconds to 2 minutes to midnight, the closest it’s been since the 1950s.  The group is a left-wing group, and they are afraid of President Donald J. Trump and not the terrorist nations of Iran and North Korea.  Meanwhile, President Trump informs the Palestinians that they are going to lose their foreign aid if they fail to begin working with Israel on peace.
  60. 2019 Friday: After 27 years of struggle- following the dissolution of Yugoslavia into its core parts, the Greek Parliament votes on whether to accept the Republic of Macedonia- a name with which, they took umbrage seeing as how Alexander was born in Macedonia- Greek Macedonia- and by a vote of 153-146 that the Republic of Macedonia changing its name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia is acceptable and can occur.  There you go.
  61. 2020 Saturday:  Comrade Xi Jinping calls for a special meeting of the Chi-Com Politburo where he discusses the spread of COVID-19 and the danger it poses to the people of China.   Of course, it originated in the Wuhan biomedical/biowarfare laboratory (although they would seek to blame the U.S. Army at a later date for bringing it into their country- a bogus claim but such are communists).   Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of State orders its consulate staffers to begin leaving communist China ASAP.
  62. 2021 Monday:  First of all, it’s official: Janet Yellen is now the first female U.S. Treasury secretary.  Congratulations.  It really matters what is or what is NOT between your legs.  We are proud.  Next, the LEFT is celebrating ‘President’ Joe Biden’s ‘Catholicism’ which is strange because the man is a founding member of the Pro-Death Movement (aka Pro-Choice).  IF Pope Francis were not such a leftist himself, he’d excommunicate the Satan-worshipping ‘46th president.’  Up next, ‘President’ Joe Biden ends the Trump era ban on trannys serving in the military.   Following that, ‘President’ Joe Biden steals Donald Trump’s ‘make American, buy American’ program and remakes it as his own.  Plagiarist to the end there, Joe.
  63. 2021 Monday A: In the Golden State in the city of San (“Lord when are you going to destroy me like You did Sodom and Gomorrah?”) Francisco, taxpayers are going to continue paying the upscale hotel fees for housing the homeless until September 2021 at the earliest.  And Governor Gavin Newsom why’s there now over 1 million signatures on his recall petition.  Speaking of our brave governor, he’s ‘seen the light and is rolling back stay-at-home-orders.’  Too late, Smiler, too late.
  64. 2021 Monday B: ‘President’ Joe Biden has decided to maintain his predecessor’s travel bans on numerous countries due to the rampaging COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus, and has added South Africa to the list.  Sounds ‘racist’ to us, there, ‘Mr. President.’  Speaking of the ‘usurper-in-chief,’ he’s facing bi-partisan pushback on his massive porkulus stimulus bill which is good.  $1.9 trillion is way too much money, especially when one considers the money is flowing east from Beijing to Washington, D.C., to pay for this plus the fact ILLEGAL ALIENS are getting stimulus checks, too.  Meanwhile, ‘President’ Joe Biden announces he is going to erase all student loan debt.  That is going to lead to loss of still more jobs and lenders going broke.
  65. 2021 Monday C:  Strange things are occurring in Washington, D.C., what with the Washington Monument suddenly going dark.  Investigators are investigating.  Meanwhile, the Democrats are ordering reviews of all police departments and military and National Guard units to root out ‘right-wing radicals.’  My, my, it’s okay to be Antifa, Occupy, BLM, or even the U.S. branch of Mao’s Red Guards but conservatives?  Oh, no, never.  Speaking of trash rioting in the streets, Tacoma, Washington, now is aflame thanks to cadres of Chi-Com-trained Antifa thugs running amok in the streets.  Governor Inslee, how about calling out the National Guard and squashing these insects.  Finally, to continue the aura that Washington, D.C., is under siege from Trump supporters, 7,000 National Guard troops- the ones who have been purified by the left- will remain in the city until sometime in March, AFTER the bogus second impeachment trial of an ex-president ends.
  66. 2021 Monday D: ‘President’ Joe Biden’s boss, Xi Jinping, warns the U.S. against an ‘outmoded cold war mentality.’  Okay.  Meanwhile, as Russia continues rounding up thousands of anti-Putin supporters of Alexei Navalny, the ‘Biden administration’ makes weak demands of the Kremlin to ‘let these people go.’  Putin does not even meet the U.S. ambassador in person and even worse, tells ‘President’ Biden NOT to meddle in the affairs of Russia.  Yikes.   Elsewhere, a recent study shows that the world’s ice is melting at a higher rate than it was 30 years ago; yet liberals continue buying beachfront homes.  What’s up with that hypocrisy?
  67. 2021 Monday E: COVID-19 pays good, folks: Dr. Tony Fauci, darling of the American left, pulls in the highest annual salary in the federal government: $417.6 thousand dollars per year.  How many times has this goof ball been wrong?  We’ve lost count.  Speaking of the Chi-Vi, an ABC ‘poll’ says that 69-percent of Americans approve of ‘President’ Joe Biden’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis.  What has he done that Trump didn’t do?  Biden says in his first 100 days, he was going to get 100 million doses out to the American people.  Now, he’s jacking it up to 150 million doses.  We shall see.  News reports are saying that there are many unexplained deaths surrounding people who have gotten the virus.  Not good.   Meanwhile, FEMA says it will reimburse SOME of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu’s costs to the states.  (Pssst- don’t reimburse Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo because that man is responsible for a genocide among seniors and the chronically ill in the Empire State).  Finally, while COVID-19 runs amok, the billionaires continue growing wealthier while the middle and lower classes continue growing poorer.  All by leftist design, social engineering, and pro-Chi-Com politics.
  68. 2021 Monday F: The U.S. Supreme Court ends anticorruption cases launched against former President Donald J. Trump.  Speaking of the high court, Chief Justice John Roberts says he will NOT attend the ‘second impeachment sham trial,’ which leaves the Democrats to elevate old fogey Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy to the dais in an unconstitutional trial.  Regarding impeachment, the Epoch Times says there are 29 GOP senators who are anti-impeachment and will make their presence known once the scam commences.   Also, Congressman Jim Jordan, R-OH, is rounding up a rapid-response squad to counter Democrat moves to impeach- a second, illegal time- former President Donald J. Trump.  Elsewhere, Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, is filing a countersuit against seven Democratic senators who tried to tie him and Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, to the Antifa-led Capitol Hill Riots of January 6 who tried to get him, and his colleague expelled from the upper chamber.  Finally, Senator Rob Portman, R-OH, says he won’t seek re-election.  
  69. 2021 Monday G: ‘President’ Joe Biden says he’s going to ‘expedite getting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.  Look, ‘Chi-Com Joe’ (we mean ‘President Joe’) why don’t you make a new bill, the $25 bill?  We have pushed that for a long, long time- since Barack Hussein Obama was ‘president.’  That makes more sense.  Meanwhile, the Instagram scandal over ‘President’ Joe Biden followers grows- hardly anyone is following the so-called 46th president on the White House feed so Instagram has been charged with forcing all users to follow ‘President’ Joe Biden’s White House feed.  Speaking of shams and scams, Twitter has launched a program called “Birdwatch” that will monitor misinformation on its site and online.  They are going to bust all manner of leftists spreading disinformation and misinformation.  Speaking of social media, the Trump Family regains some of their social media followers.   Rupert Murdoch slams liberal media for its ‘awful WOKE orthodoxy’ and yet, Fox News worked to defeat President Trump and to put a usurper in his place.  Shame.  Elsewhere, former UN Ambassador says the ‘media bears partial responsibility for some of the divisions’ affecting our country.
  70. 2021 Monday H: Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, Democrat, says, “New York City must restore its value.”  Question is- is it too late?  Next, famed attorney Alan Dershowitz says he will America’s Mayor Rudy Giuliani to the ‘depths of his soul’ as the corrupt Dominion Voting System-election-stealing company out of a now hostile Canada seeks to sue the living bejezzus out of Mr. Giuliani over his battle to expose the Canadian scum for exactly what they are: criminals (or so we allege).  In other news, Budweiser says it’s NOT going to spend any money on commercials for the Super Bowl on February 7.   Meanwhile, Montana passes four bills limiting ABORTION.  Congratulations!
  71. 2021 Monday I: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 99,655,985 confirmed cases, +599,649, 2,138,251, confirmed deaths, +12,324, and 54,961,829 confirmed recoveries, +316,036.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 25,501,479 confirmed cases, up 127,128 from yesterday’s reporting, 425,429 confirmed deaths, UP 1,638, and 11,166,132 confirmed recoveries, UP 35,702.
  72. 2021 Monday J: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,200,931 confirmed cases, 37,349 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 (sill the same as it was a week ago- something is going on in Honolulu) confirmed cases, 342 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 304,617 confirmed cases, 4,182 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Maine: currently, they have 37,046 confirmed cases, 547 confirmed deaths, and 12,245 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 606,365 confirmed cases, 4,498 confirmed deaths, and 529,834 confirmed recoveries.   Speaking of the Wuhan Flu, MRNA says its Chi-Vi vaccine will protect against ALL variants.  Wow.  A miracle drug.
  73. 2021 Monday K:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,960.00, DOWN 36.98 points (-0.12%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,635.99, UP 92.93 points (+0.69%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,855.36, UP 13.89 points (+0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $1,853.90 per troy oz., -1.30 (-0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $25.40 per troy ounce, -0.089 (-0.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,098.00 per troy oz, -6.70 (-0.61%) while the price of COPPER is $3.62 per pound, -0.011 (-0.30%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,346.90 per troy oz, -18.30 (-0.77%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.71 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.11%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.11.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  In other economic news, investment in U.S. space programs hits a record $8.9 billion in 2020.  We must return to the moon and make it to Mars before the Chi-Coms do.  Period.  Watch ‘President’ Joe Biden strip funding from NASA. 
  74. 2021 Monday L: DAY SIX OF THE BIDEN REGIME- stick around to find out what else ‘President’ Joe Biden is up to today.  Hmmm, his ‘boss’ House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, she of drooping Botox-drenched face, walked the Article of Impeachment against ex- (the REAL) President Donald J. Trump to the U.S. Senate where the obsequious, knuckle-dragging Senate Majority Leader Charles “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer received it.  Impeachment proceedings to commence the day following Super Bowl LV.   Look, “Botox Nancy,” you are 10 seats away from losing control of the House.  In the Senate, we expect Raphael Warnock and Mark Kelly will be gone in 2022, seeing as how they were ‘winners’ of special elections in states where the state GOP leadership worked on behalf of Democrats.
  75. 2021 Monday M: Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Andy Baukol stepped down from office on this date.  He served under President Joseph R. Biden Jr., from January 20, 2021, until today. 
  76. 2022 Tuesday: Stick around, friends, we will discover whatever the heck is occurring today…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0721 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Buttes.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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

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Record labels being what they are, Sandy Denny’s label slapped together a second Fotheringay album years after her death.  Here is what said regarding the first effort: amazing vocalist Sandy Denny bolted the band to form a short-lived group, Fotheringay, a band we will cover because of her and Steeleye Span which we most likely won’t, concerned they may bear little to no interest for many of our readers even though they have a lengthy discography.  I guess we shall see.  Ah well, Fotheringay released their one and only album while Sandy was still alive, the eponymous “Fotheringay” that came out on June 28, 1970, and featured not only Ms. Denny, but future husband, Trevor Lucas (guitars, basses, harmonicas, and vocals), Jerry Donahue (lead guitar, vocals), Pat Donaldson (bass/vocals), Gerry Conway (Drums), and Linda Thompson and Todd Lloyd (vocals).  Thus, we now have “Fotheringay 2,” released on September 30, 2008.  If you love the English folk music the way we do as performed by Fairport Convention, Led Zeppelin’s acoustic material, the Strawbs, and other similar bands, this is an album that your ears should investigate as it does have its moments.  Please, seek it out, give it a listen, and see if it’s right for you- we think you will be glad that you did.

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TODAY IN HISTORY, TUESDAY JANUARY 25, 2022, BLOG POST #4,392

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Monday, January 25, 2021, Today in History Blog Post:   

Monday, January 25, 2021, 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…


Tuesday, January 25, 2022:

ENDNOTES:

[i] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[ii] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. This included the music of Jo Jo Gunne.

[iii] Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is little more than a murderous thug who should have been droned in the same way we droned Gen. Qassim Soleimani, the terrorist POS who ran the Quds Force until Donald Trump wiped him out.

[iv] 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.

[v] The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Doomsday Clock is a left-wing way to terrorize the citizens of the world whenever a conservative or Republican is president of the United States.  Pay no attention to these scumbags.

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