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31. 1941 Saturday: The Afrika Korps continues driving across the North African desert, three big prongs seeking to converge on the Egyptian frontier. The British are in headlong retreat but preparing to make a stand so as to halt the Axis drive on the Suez Canal.

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95. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 05, 2021:

Easter Monday

President George Washington; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Samuel Freeman Miller and Abe Fortas; U.S. Attorney General Philander C. Knox; U.S. Secretary of State (and General) Colin Powell; Black Sabbath featuring Cozy Powell, Canned Heat featuring Bob “the Bear” Hite, Elvis Presley, the Hollies featuring Allan Clarke, KISS featuring Mark St. John, Nirvana featuring Kurt Cobain, Steppenwolf featuring Kent Henry, and Trapeze featuring Dave Holland:

  1. 456 Wednesday: St. Patrick returns to Ireland as a missionary bishop.
  2. 1614 Saturday: Pocahontas, daughter of the leader of the Powhatan tribe, married English colonist, John Rolfe, in Virginia.  A convert to Christianity, she went by the name of ‘Lady Rebecca.”
  3. 1621 Monday: The Mayflower sails from Plymouth on a return trip to England.
  4. 1762 Monday: The British take Grenada, West Indies, from the French.
  5. 1764 Thursday: Britain’s Parliament passed the American Revenue Act of 1764, also known as the Sugar Act.
  6. 1768 Tuesday: Birkenhead Park, the first civic public park, opens in Birkenhead, England.
  7. 1792 Thursday: President George Washington cast his first veto, rejecting a congressional measure for apportioning representatives among the states.
  8. 1806 Saturday: Isaac Quintard patented the cider mill on this date.
  9. 1816 Friday: In Richmond, Kentucky, the future 36th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller is born.  A Whig and then a Republican, President Abraham Lincoln nominated Miller to fill Associate Justice Peter Daniel’s seat.  He served from 07-16-1862 to 10-13-1890.
  10. 1843 Wednesday: Queen Victoria proclaimed Hong Kong to be a British crown colony.
  11. 1864 Tuesday: Ben Field and George M. Pullman received a U.S. patent for an “improvement in (rail) sleeping-cars” that consisted of a folding upper berth.
  12. 1869 Monday:  Daniel Bakeman, the last surviving soldier of the U.S. Revolutionary War, died at the age of 109.
  13. 1887 Tuesday: In Tuscumbia, Alabama, Anne Sullivan achieved a breakthrough as her blind and deaf pupil, Helen Keller, learned the meaning of the word, “water,” as spelled out in the Manual Alphabet.
  14. 1895 Friday: Oscar Wilde lost his criminal libel case against the Marquis of Queensberry, who had accused the writer of homosexual practices.
  15. 1900 Thursday: In Brussels, Belgium, assassins attempt to take the life of Edward, the Prince of Wales.
  16. 1901 Friday: The 44th U.S. Attorney General Philander C. Knox assumes his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt from 04-05-1901 to 06-30-1904, then became 40th U.S. Secretary of State and then a senator from Pennsylvania.
  17. 1915 Monday: Jess Willard knocked out Jack Johnson in the 26th round for the heavyweight boxing title of the world.  Elsewhere, as World War I (the Great War at this time) continues, King George V orders that no royal households partake of alcohol.
  18. 1916 Wednesday: Heavy fighting continues around Verdun as the Germans continue making headway again in their effort to smash through the French lines.  Elsewhere, in the Mesopotamian Front, British troops are poised on the right bank of the Tigris River to drive the Ottoman Turks out of Iraq. 
  19. 1917 Thursday: As Russian forces continue suffering defeats on all fronts, especially at the hands of the Germans and Austro-Hungarians, dissension is beginning to set in among the ranks.  Talk of revolution is in the air, sporadic mutinies occur here and there.  The Czar’s government demands the troops do their duty.
  20. 1918 Friday: The fighting along the Somme River in France begins coming to an end as both sides are exhausted and conditions on the front are not good.  The Germans continue landing troops in Finland and on the Asiatic side of Russia, Japanese troops are landing in the ports to take control of them so as to stop the Bolsheviks from taking them.
  21. 1919 Saturday: The Polish Army executes 35 young Jews.  Elsewhere, heavyweight boxer Jess Willard knocked Jack Johnson out in Havana, Cuba.
  22. 1923 Thursday: Firestone Tire and Rubber Company puts their inflatable tires into production on this date.
  23. 1925 Sunday: During an exhibition game, the New York Yankees whip the Brooklyn Dodgers 16-9; however, Babe Ruth collapses from an ulcer.
  24. 1930 Saturday: Mahatma Gandhi defied British law by making salt in India.
  25. 1932 Tuesday: In the Dominion of Newfoundland, 10,000 rioters seize the Colonial Building, which leads to the end of self-government. 
  26. 1933 Wednesday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order creating the Civilian Conservation Corps and an anti-hoarding order that effectively prohibited private ownership of gold.  Meanwhile, the first operation to remove a lung took place at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
  27. 1936 Sunday: A tornado virtually annihilates the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, leading to the deaths of 216 citizens.
  28. 1937 Monday: In New York City, future U.S. Army General, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and 65th U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell is born.  He served under President George W. Bush from 01-20-2001 to 01-26-2005.  Many thought Secretary Powell would one day run for president but so far, he has refrained from entering presidential politics.
  29. 1938 Tuesday: Anti-Jewish riots break out in Dabrowa, Poland.
  30. 1939 Wednesday: In Nazi Germany, membership in Hitler Youth becomes obligatory.
  31. 1941 Saturday: The Afrika Korps continues driving across the North African desert, three big prongs seeking to converge on the Egyptian frontier.  The British are in headlong retreat but preparing to make a stand so as to halt the Axis drive on the Suez Canal.
  32. 1942 Sunday: Allan Clarke—future vocalist/guitarist with the British rock band, the Hollies[i]—is born in Salford, Lancashire, England on this date.  Elsewhere, the Imperial Japanese troops continue their drive to destroy all American and Filipino forces in the Bataan Peninsula, the final defensive positions left on Luzon.  Fighting is heavy, both sides are suffering heavy losses but the Japanese can replace theirs and their supplies.  The Americans and Filipinos cannot.
  33. 1943 Monday: The British and Americans continue their hammer blows against the sagging Afrika Korps but whatever they do, they cannot penetrate their lines or force them to surrender.  The fight goes on…
  34. 1944 Wednesday: In World War II, 270 inhabitants of the Greek village of Kleisoura die at the hands of Nazi executioners.  In the China-Burma-India Theater, aka the CBI, the Imperial Japanese forces have failed to displace the British line at Imphal.  It is clear that the ebb of battle is now going against the Japanese and it’s clear that soon, they will be in headlong retreat with the Brits harrying them on the way.
  35. 1945 Thursday: As the war in Europe appears to be ending, the people of Czechoslovakia increase their activities to drive the Germans out of their country.  Uprisings among the people occur with more frequency and the Nazis are doing their best to hightail it out of the country.  Meanwhile, the Red Army continues pushing toward Berline overrunning East Prussia and sowing terror among the German civilian population.
  36. 1948 Monday: Kent Henry, future guitarist with the rock band, Steppenwolf[ii], was born on this date in Hollywood, California.  Elsewhere, future drummer, Dave Holland, is born in Northampton, England, on this date who would play with the British band, Trapeze[iii] 1969-1979.
  37. 1951 Thursday: A judge sentenced Julius and Ethel Rosenberg to death following their conviction in New York on charges of conspiring to commit espionage for the Soviet Union.
  38. 1954 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Federal Communications Commission v. American Broadcasting Co., Inc., unanimously ruled that TV quiz shows did not violate lottery laws.  Meanwhile, Elvis Presley[iv] records his debut single, “That’s All Right Mama.”  Elsewhere, the fighting at Dien Bien Phu continues to seesaw back and forth over the same ground as the French Union forces and their People’s Army counterparts continue fighting over the Elianes and Huguette 7 position.  The question is, who can outlast who?
  39. 1955 Tuesday: Winston Churchill resigns as British prime minister due to health reasons; Anthony Eden succeeds him.
  40. 1964 Sunday: Army General Douglas MacArthur died in Washington at age 84.
  41. 1967 Wednesday: In the NBA, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia 76ers scores a record 41 rebounds.
  42. 1974 Friday: Doubleday Books released Stephen King’s first published novel, “Carrie.”  Meanwhile, the then-tallest building in New York City, the World Trade Center, opens with 110 stories.
  43. 1976 Monday: Reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes died in Houston, Texas, at age 70.
  44. 1981 Sunday:  Canned Heat’s[v] original lead singer, Bob “the Bear” Hite died in Los Angeles, California, at age 38 on this date, the victim of a heart attack.  Meanwhile, in the NHL, the Philadelphia Flyers amass a record of 2,621 penalty minutes.
  45. 1982 Monday: In Washington, D.C., the 95th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Abe Fortas died.  President Lyndon Baines Johnson nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg who went onto become the sixth U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.  He served from 08-11-1965 to 05-14-1969.  Elsewhere, a British fleet sails to the Falkland Islands to reclaim them by force of arms from Argentina.  
  46. 1984 Thursday: In the NBA, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks Wilt Chamberlain’s all-time career scoring record of 31,419 points (31,421).
  47. 1985 Friday: John McEnroe said, “any man can beat any woman at any sport, especially tennis.”
  48. 1986 Saturday: Two American service members and a Turkish woman died in the bombing of a West Berlin discotheque, an incident that prompted a U.S. air raid on Libya more than a week later.
  49. 1987 Sunday: The Fox TV network premieres showing “Married with Children” and “The Tracy Ullman Show.”  The shows were the beginning of the FOX lineup.  
  50. 1988 Tuesday: The Democratic National Convention picks Michael Dukakis as their presidential candidate.
  51. 1989 Wednesday: Solidarity grants legal status in Poland as the union/political movement and the government signed accords, which lifted an eight-year ban on the movement.  The government also set elections for June 1989.  
  52. 1991 Friday: The U.S. begins airdrops to Kurd refugees in northern Iraq.
  53. 1992 Sunday: Peru’s President Alberto Fujimori suspends constitution and dissolved Congress.
  54. 1993 Monday: In Major League Baseball, two new expansion teams debut on this date: (1) the Florida Marlins first game – they beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3 while in (2) the Colorado Rockies’ first game – they lose to the New York Mets 3-0.
  55. 1994 Tuesday: Guitarist/vocalist of the Grunge Rock band, Nirvana[vi], Kurt Cobain, takes his own life in Seattle, Washington, on this date using a shotgun; he was age 27.
  56. 1998 Sunday: Famed rock drummer, Cozy Powell—who played with the Jeff Beck Group[vii], Black Sabbath[viii], Rainbow[ix], among others—died in an automobile accident on this date in Bristol, England; he was age 50.
  57. 2004 Monday: A U.S.-Canadian task force investigating the massive power blackout of August 14, 2003, called for urgent approval of mandatory reliability rules to govern the electric transmission industry.  Elsewhere, the Los Angeles Times won five Pulitzer Prizes; the Pulitzer for fiction went to Edward R. Jones for “The Known World.”
  58. 2007 Thursday: Mark St. John—who played lead guitar with KISS[x] in 1984—died from a brain hemorrhage on this date.
  59. 2008 Saturday: Federal authorities continue raiding the YFZ Ranch, aka the Yearning for Zion Ranch, near El Dorado, Texas, where fundamentalist break-away minister of the Church of Latter Day Saints- Warren Jeffs- has been holed up with captive women and children.  Law enforcement takes away at least 183 women and children from the hellhole.  The search for Jeffs continues…
  60. 2009 Sunday: North Korea launches its controversial Kwangmyongsong-2 rocket.  It passed over the mainland of Japan, which prompted an immediate reaction from the United Nations Security Council.
  61. 2010 Monday: Sixty countries receive invitations to participate in Iran’s two-day nuclear disarmament conference in Tehran April 17 – 18; China says it will attend.  Elsewhere, an explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine near Charleston, West Virginia, killed 29 mineworkers. 
  62. 2011 Tuesday: The U.S. Democratic National Committee appoints Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz chairperson.
  63. 2012 Thursday:  As the Syrian Civil War continues to blossom, Syrian government forces take the fight to loads of terrorists in the suburbs of Damascus.  Fighting is fierce but the terrorists must be eliminated like the human garbage that they are.
  64. 2013 Friday: In Japan, optimism for economic revival sparked Bank of Japan’s stimulus plan, impacts Japan’s stock market index; following its release, the Nikkei 225 hits its highest level in nearly five years.
  65. 2014 Saturday: Despite major terrorist threats, the people at Afghanistan line up outside the polling places, the third such election since the United States and its NATO allies booted the Taliban out of power to elect their new president.
  66. 2015 Sunday: Regarding the looming Iranian nuclear deal, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continues speaking out against it, declaring that ‘it will lead to wider nuclear proliferation.’   Meanwhile, after being discredited and severely chastised by public opinion, Rolling Stone magazine finds itself in the embarrassing position of having to retract a story about a ‘gang rape on campus’ at the University of Virginia.  Evidence proved that it was yet another bogus story occurring during the reign of President Barack Obama.
  67. 2016 Tuesday: After the passage of an anti-gay bill in North Carolina, PayPal announces the cancelation of a $3.6 million investment in the state.  Gee whiz.  Meanwhile, the city of San Francisco becomes the first U.S. city to mandate paid parental leave.   
  68. 2017 Wednesday: The North Koreans continue testing President Donald J. Trump by firing medium-range missiles into the sea.  In essence, Kim Jong Un is thumping his chest, saying, “Look at me, look at me.”  U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is dismissive of the fat little tyrant by saying, ‘we have already said our piece on North Korean, there’s nothing more to be said.’
  69. 2018 Thursday: As the U.S. and communist China continue slapping tariffs on one another, President Donald J. Trump informs U.S. Treasury and State Department officials to consider adding another $50 billion in tariffs onto additional Chinese goods.  The Chi-Coms are not happy.   Elsewhere, Twitter claims to have shut down more than 1.5 million accounts reportedly linked to terrorism since 2015 yet the ayatollah POS in Iran remains there to this day threatening death on his enemies across the globe.
  70. 2019 Friday: With a change of government in Ecuador, word has it that Julian Assange, who has been given asylum within the London Ecuadoran Embassy, will soon be booted out onto the street.  British and American authorities are salivating at this news like Pavlovian dogs.  Everyone wants him.
  71. 2020 Sunday: The Kung Flu, also known as COVID-19, aka Coronavirus, continues causing havoc around the globe as it infects and slays people who are in its path.  As of today, there are more than 1,260,104 confirmed cases globally what with 69,082 confirmed dead, all because of China’s failure to close their infamous wet markets.  In the United States, there are 331,234 confirmed U.S. cases of the Wuhan Flu what with 9,458 dead Americans.  The price Beijing is going to pay when this is over is going to be extremely harmful to their communist overlords and who knows?  China might throw off its cruel taskmasters and Nationalist China would reclaim the mainland.
  72. 2021 Monday: Stick around and uncover what’s going on today…sounds like the Dems are trying to reignite pandemic fears…

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[i] We shared the music of the Hollies with the world beginning on Monday, 29-August-2016 through Thursday, 03-November-2016.

[ii] We promoted the music of Steppenwolf, beginning on Friday, 25-May-2012 through Sunday, 17-June-2012.  You definitely need to check the music of this iconic band out ASAP.

[iii] We first began promoting the music of Trapeze beginning on Monday, 15-October-2018 through Saturday, 27-October-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed band out and consider adding it to your collection.

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

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

[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] 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.

[viii] We hope to offer the music of Black Sabbath sometime in the next decade.

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

[x] We hope to present the music of KISS sometime in the late 2020s.

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92. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 02, 2021 UPDATE A: YOU know if the Dems could, they would rewrite today’s Capitol Hill assault as one committed by a deranged supporter of Donald J. Trump but they can’t- the thug was a Muslim!

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DAY SEVENTY-THREE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

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“Today’s attacker a member of the Nation of Islam?  Not good for the Dems thus he will become a MAGA-addled lunatic whose only way to escape this life was suicide by cop…you know it’s coming…”

  • 2021 Friday: TOP STORY OF THE DAY- An apparent member of the Nation of Islam- 25-year-old Noah Green- accelerated his vehicle into a barricade manned by Capitol Hill law enforcement on the U.S. Senate side of Constitution Avenue.  One officer- William Evans- died in the event as did the suspect when he leapt from his smoking car with a machete and was shot dead for his troubles.  It’s sad for the Left as we are sure they would have taken great delight in identifying the dead perp as a member of the Trump inner circle when in reality, it was one of the Left’s countless tool. The self-proclaimed ‘follower of Farrakhan’ has had his Facebook page ripped down from the Internet within 30 minutes.  Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, says it would be great if Joe Biden called for unity when (or if) he addresses this tragic event.  Still, we expect whatever portion of Fort Pelosi was removed last week will be redoubled this week with more calls for a U.S. infantry and armor division patrolling the Capital city of the United States.
  • 2021 Friday A: JOE BIDEN NEWS- A mentally challenged Joe Biden held his first Cabinet meeting today and instead of celebrating the qualifications of its members as President Donald J. Trump did, he celebrates the diversity of its members. “It’s look like America,” crowed the president but can they do the job, Joe?  That is what we want to know.  Meanwhile, in a recent interview, Hunter Biden- the drug-addled family money-launderer says that the ‘controversial laptop could very well be his, he just doesn’t remember.’  Wow.  Next, Joe Biden (or the voice in his ear) asked his Education secretary if he has the legal right to forgive ALL federal student loan debt.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden says he’s going to hold indirect talks with Iran.  That ought to be good.  Finally, he has been in talks with the Ukraine- shaking them down again, there, Joe?
  • 2021 Friday B: JOE BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE- Shocking videos showing cartel human traffickers tossing children under the age of 5 over the 14-foot-high border wall continue to emerge and still, the Biden administration will do nothing to prohibit the ongoing illegal alien invasion.  Even more distressing, illegal border crossings have risen to a 15-year-high and yet old Joe Biden sits in the basement playing pocket pool.  Yikes.   Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, says that ‘Joe Biden could solve the border crisis by denying entry to all adult illegal aliens.’  Amen.  Even more shocking is that ONLY 33-percent of U.S. Hispanics believe that what Joe Biden is doing along the border is the ‘right thing.’  Next, Houston, Texas, the Drug Enforcement Agency reports a massive spike in fentanyl trafficking what with wide open borders.
  • 2021 Friday C: SECOND AMENDMENT/GUN NEWS- 2nd Amendment rights activists are calling for the prosecution of Hunter Biden over HIS lying on an FBI background gun check.  He said he did NOT use drugs on the form and folks, that is a felony.  What does it take to send this loser to prison?  Elsewhere, always belligerent Hillary Rodham Clinton says that the United States has a ‘gun worshipping problem.’
  • 2021 Friday D: COVID-19 NEWS- As the White House continues seeking ways by which it can force vaccine passports onto the American people but NOT to force them being shown when one votes, propaganda continues to rise.  Oh, we need mandatory proof of one’s China Virus vaccination so one can participate in normal life but when it comes to protesting and voting, no proof of vaccination or even face masks is important.  A load of festering fecal matter, folks.  Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, signed an executive order today prohibiting any type of COVID-19 vaccination documentation.   Meanwhile, feeble old Joe Biden wants to vaccinate every frigging illegal alien as they pour into the country sans any kind of charge, yet another give-away for which, the American taxpayer will have to pay.  
  • 2021 Friday E: FOREIGN NEWS/OVERSEAS NEWS- A major rail catastrophe occurred in the Republic of China today- the free and independent Taiwan- when a speeding passenger train exiting a tunnel plowed into a truck that was somehow on the tracks and came off the tracks.  At least 50 people died in the accident with hundreds more injured.  Next, the U.S., Japan, and South Korea commence talks on North Korea.   Moving on, Russia hammers Twitter with a major fine for failing to remove tweets calling for Russian opposition protests.
  • 2021 Friday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- North Dakota declares a statewide emergency as raging wildfires threaten hundreds of homes thus forcing mass evacuations.   Next, the NYPD now allows the smoking of marijuana in public.   Moving on, today is Day 5 of the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.   Elsewhere, seven Texas police officers have been fired in the death of a black jail inmate.  Finally, the U.S. Army is investigating the theft of a National Guardsman’s rifle in Washington, D.C.
  • 2021 Friday G: ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS NEWS- the U.S. reportedly has added 916,000 new jobs and has brought unemployment down to 6-percent.  Still, millions of Americans remain on unemployment assistance due to the Chi-Vi but it’s a sign that things may be improving.   Meanwhile, Tesla reports that its 1st quarter production and delivery numbers far surpassed expectations.  Elsewhere, with the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to Washington, D.C., the U.S., and Japan hope to solve a supply chain problem with the manufacturing of microchips.  Soon, two factories will be up and running in the American Southwest.
  • 2021 Friday H: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II- West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey slams the Biden administration for the COVID-19 Porkulus Relief Bill that prohibits any state receiving ‘relief monies’ to offer its citizens tax cuts.  AG Morrissey calls this condition, “Unconstitutional.”  Meanwhile, actress Rose McGowan found herself suspended from Twitter after mocking the easily mockable ‘women’s empowerment summit’ held by former President Bill “Corndog” Clinton and “Kooky Kamala” “Sleep-Her-Way-to-the-Top” Harris.  Mocking this sham ‘summit’ as well as mentioning “Corndog” Clinton’s close ties to Jeffrey Epstein got her banned.  Elsewhere, security experts say that ‘Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure slush fund does nothing to combat cybersecurity threats faced by the United States.’  Thanks, Joe.
  • 2021 Friday I: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III- We knew it was inevitable, Major League Baseball has stripped BOTH this year’s All-Star Game in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as the MLB draft because of the new voting law.  What a bunch of losers, NO more baseball for us.  Elsewhere, unrepentant communist Angela Davis tells a bunch of prep school students to dismantle capitalism, the system that has made her somewhat wealthy.  Next, Notre Dame’s rector says it will require 15-to-20 years to fully restore the fire-ravaged cathedral.
  • 2021 Friday J: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 129,761,772 confirmed cases, +729,489, 2,830,055  confirmed deaths, +11,814, and 73,546,720 confirmed recoveries, +348,535.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,731,414 confirmed cases, up 117,822 same as yesterday’s reporting, 558,213 confirmed deaths, UP 1,726, and 118,601,727 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[i] 
  • 2021 Friday K: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 231,003 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another one-to-two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  FROZEN FIGURES TODAY…
  • 77. 2021 Friday L: 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: 3,671,557 confirmed cases, 59,370 confirmed deaths (less than yesterday’s), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,064,517 confirmed cases, 33,493 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 29,888 confirmed cases, 460 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 368,049 confirmed cases, 5,316 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Massachusetts, the home of Boston Cream Pie (the one with pineapple and cherries): currently, they have 638,339 confirmed cases, 17,217 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Here’s one- Governor Phil Scott, RINO-VT, is trying to make the left happy by setting up vaccine distribution based solely on RACE.
  • : FOREIGN OVERSEAS COVID-19 NUMBERS- Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 833,456 confirmed cases, 6,220 confirmed deaths, and 820,703 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Lebanon, home of the world’s largest nonnuclear explosion: 471,962 cases of the virus, 9,286 confirmed deaths and 373,833 confirmed recoveries.[ii]  You know, it’s been a while, is anyone curious as to what the figures are in COMMUNIST CHINA, the home of this diabolical, election-stealing viral s**t: the Chi-Coms claim to have 90,217 confirmed cases, same number of deaths for months now, 4,636, and 85,394 confirmed recoveries.  This is frigging embarrassing people.  Screw them.
  • 2021 Friday N: LIMITED ECONOMIC NEWS DUE TO GOOD FRIDAY- Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.56 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.29.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.   In Brunei dollars, one greenback equals 1.35.  In Bulgarian Lev, one U.S. dollar equals 1.66 of theirs.[iii]  Ether rises as rally in cryptocurrencies continues unabated.
  • 2021 Friday O: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.908 per gallon, $2.855 in Florida, $3.696 in Hawaii, and $3.332 in Washington state.  Let’s look at one other state: Alaska- $3.125.[iv]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,124,503,272,831, something that continues growing by leaps and bounds like syphilis running amok in a camp of homeless drug-addicted leftists.  Sad, incredibly sad, which is why we must resist every goal, every push by the left to subjugate our country to their perverse brand of liberal despotism.
  • 2021 Friday P: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS IV- A new report suggests that Twitter and Facebook employees donated exclusively to Democrats.  No surprise here, everyone knows this.  Next, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken seeks Israel’s ‘mutual treatment of Palestinians.’  In Israel, Israeli Arabs live a life far better than the ones lived by their counterparts in the Gaza Strip.  Go figure.
  • 2021 Friday Q: MEGA-MILLIONS- stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1647 with a $168 million jackpot on the line awaiting some lucky guy or gal to reel it in…here are the numbers: 10, 42, 48, 53, 62, and Mega 19.  Out of 80,495 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR plus the Mega for a prize of $5,400 apiece.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0422 a 24” x 30” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “The Old Grist Mill.”  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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[i] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

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

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

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

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92. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 02, 2021:

DAY SEVENTY-THREE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Sixth Day of Passover / Good Friday

Pascua Florida Day (Florida)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed; Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen; Lilah Paulikovich of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, the Cars featuring David Robinson, “Rumours” by Fleetwood Mac, the Guess Who featuring Kurt Winter, Joe Walsh featuring Joe Vitale, Leon Russell, and Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Leon Russell Wilkerson:

  1. 1513 Wednesday: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon and his expedition landed in present-day Florida; however, some historians say he did not land until the following day.
  2. 1550 Sunday: The city of Genoa, Italy, expels its Jewish citizens.  
  3. 1792 Monday: The U.S. Congress passed the Coinage Act with which to regulate the coins of the United States.  The act authorized $10 Eagles, $5 Half-Eagles, $2.50 Quarter-Eagle gold coins, silver dollars, dollars, quarters, dimes, and half-dimes to be minted.  
  4. 1801 Thursday: During the Napoleonic Wars, the naval Battle of Copenhagen occurs on this date; the British led by Admiral Horatio Nelson destroys the Danish fleet.
  5. 1863 Thursday: During the Civil War, the Richmond Bread Riot erupted in the Confederate capital as a mob made up mostly of women, outraged over food shortages, attacked, and looted stores.
  6. 1865 Sunday: The president of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis, flees the capital city of Richmond, Virginia.
  7. 1866 Monday: President Andrew Johnson ends war in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
  8. 1872 Tuesday: George B. Brayton patents the gasoline-powered engine.
  9. 1877 Monday: The first Easter Egg Roll takes place on the lawn of the White House.
  10. 1889 Tuesday: Charles Hall patented aluminum.
  11. 1902 Wednesday: The first motion picture theater opened in Los Angeles with the name, Electric Theatre.
  12. 1905 Sunday: On this day, the builders of the Simplon rail tunnel which went under the Alps and which connected Switzerland and Italy officially opened it on this date.
  13. 1910 Saturday: Karl Harris perfected the process for the artificial synthesis of rubber on this date.
  14. 1912 Tuesday: The just-completed RMS Titanic left Belfast to begin its sea trials eight days before the start of its ill-fated maiden voyage.
  15. 1915 Friday: French warplanes continue hitting German targets in their portion of occupied France as fighting on the Western Fronts continues to seesaw back and forth.  World War I pilots are truly the ‘knights of the sky.’
  16. 1916 Sunday: During World War I, German Zeppelin raids continue causing havoc along the eastern coast of Great Britain and even into Scotland.  Elsewhere, on the Southeastern Front, Russian forces continue overrunning Armenia, part of the Ottoman Turkish Empire. 
  17. 1917 Monday: President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany, saying, “The world must be made safe for democracy.”  Four days later, Congress declared war on the Huns.
  18. 1918 Tuesday: Now that Russia has been knocked out of the war and the Bolsheviks are running amok, White Russian forces arm German and Austro-Hungarian POWs and put them to work killing communists throughout Siberia.
  19. 1921 Saturday: Albert Einstein lectures in New York City on his new “theory of relativity.”
  20. 1926 Friday: In Calcutta, India, savage rioting takes place between Muslims and Hindus.
  21. 1932 Saturday: Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh and John F. Condon went to a cemetery in Bronx, New York, where Condon turned over $50,000 to a man in exchange for the kidnapped son of Lindbergh.  (The child, however, was not returned and was found dead the following month).
  22. 1935 Tuesday: Sir Watson-Watt received a patent for RADAR.
  23. 1940 Tuesday: The German General Staff and Adolf Hitler lock the date for the simultaneous invasions of both Norway and Denmark as April 09.  German assets are already building up.  Meanwhile, Luftwaffe bombers continue targeting the British naval base at Scapa Flow.
  24. 1941 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps continues its inexorable drive across North Africa on the way to the outskirts of Egypt.  The goal is to capture the Suez Canal and then strike north through Palestine and Syria to entice the Turks to enter the war on the side of the Axis.  Meanwhile, there is some dissension in the Hungarian government about siding with the Axis but the one holdout decides to commit suicide.  The Hungarians are the fourth member of the Axis with Romania soon to follow.
  25. 1942 Thursday: The USS Hornet with Jimmy Doolittle’s B-25 Bombers aboard leave San Francisco Bay bound for the Empire of Japan.  Elsewhere, Leon Russell[i], noted singer-songwriter is born.
  26. 1943 Friday: Fighting continues in the Aleutian Islands as U.S. airpower continues hammering Japanese positions on Kiska and Attu.  For the Japanese, the Aleutian Islands campaign was a feint to draw off American forces from Midway.  This theater of the war witnessed some heavy fighting in some of the most inhospitable territory on earth.
  27. 1944 Sunday: During World War II, the Soviet Red Army begins its march into pro-Nazi Romania, intent on making them pay for having sided with the Germans against them.  Meanwhile, in liberated Italy, the communists pour out into the streets in support of the new Badoglio government.
  28. 1945 Monday: Brazil and the Soviet Union establish diplomatic relations.  Elsewhere, the Eastern Front continues to see heavy fighting in Hungary, Poland, and on the Western Front.  German forces are being pushed back across every front.
  29. 1946 Tuesday: Guitarist with the Guess Who[ii], Kurt Winter, is born on this date in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  He would be an integral part of the band for several years.  
  30. 1947 Wednesday: The United Nations Security Council voted the United States to administer as trustee formerly held Japanese islands in the Pacific. 
  31. 1949 Saturday: Famed rock-and-roll drummer who would play with Joe Walsh[iii] and numerous other musicians and bands, Joe Vitale, was born on this date in Canton, Ohio.  Also born on this date is future drummer of the Cars[iv]— David Robinson (drums 1976-1988 / 2010-present).  His birthplace is Malden, Massachusetts.
  32. 1951 Monday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower assumed command of all allied forces in the Western Mediterranean and Europe on this date.
  33. 1952 Wednesday: Future bassist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[v] (1972-2001 until his death), Leon Russell Wilkerson was born on this date in Newport, Rhode Island.
  34. 1954 Friday: At the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, fighting continues to range on the eastern and northern strongpoints, the Elianes and Huguettes.  General Giap’s People’s Army is determined to tighten the perimeter so as to completely close the airstrip.  Heavy artillery fire back and forth is turning the land into a moonscape and each communist assault and French counterattack rages over a wasted landscape.  Meanwhile, later in the evening fresh French paratroopers are being flown in if they can get through the AA fire.  South of the main camp at Isabelle, the defenders there wage an ongoing battle during the day in which, they go out and fill in Viet Minh approach trenches and then at night fight off attacks.  The troops are growing fatigued on both sides.[vi]
  35. 1956 Monday: Two soap operas— “The Edge of Night” and “As the World Turns”—debuted on CBS-TV on this date.
  36. 1958 Wednesday: Lilah Paulikovich, chef and author with the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day was born on this date in Pearl City, Hawaii.  Elsewhere, the National Advisory Council on Aeronautics was renamed NASA.  Finally, San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen coined the term, “Beatnik,” which he used to refer to the pre-hippie counterculture.  He derived the term from two things, the first being the “Beat Generation” while the second came from the Soviet launch of its second Sputnik spacecraft.  Meanwhile, future Acting Attorney General of the United States Jeffrey Rosen is born in Boston, Massachusetts.  A Republican, he would serve under President Donald J. Trump from 12-24-2020 to 01-20-2021.
  37. 1963 Tuesday: The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., began his first non-violent campaign in Birmingham, Alabama.
  38. 1965 Friday: Future victim of Los Angeles police brutality, Rodney King, is born on this date.
  39. 1966 Saturday: South Vietnamese troops joined in demonstrations at Hue and Da Nang for an end to military rule.
  40. 1972 Sunday:  Burt Reynolds appeared nude in “Cosmopolitan” magazine on this date to much acclaim by women and consternation by men.
  41. 1975 Wednesday: During the final days of the Vietnam War, thousands of refugees from the Quang Ngai Province flee in the face of advancing North Vietnamese troops and tanks.
  42. 1977 Saturday: Fleetwood Mac’s[vii] “Rumors” album goes #1 and remains #1 for 31 weeks.
  43. 1978 Sunday: The TV show, “Dallas” premieres on CBS as a five-week mini-series.
  44. 1980 Wednesday: To help the U.S. economy rebound, President Jimmy Carter signs the Crude Oil Windfall Profits Tax Act into law.  Meanwhile, in Huntington, N.Y., the 77th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed died.  A Democrat, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice George Sutherland.   He served from 01-27-1938 to 02-25-1957.
  45. 1981 Thursday: In eastern Lebanon, there is heavy fighting between the Christian Druze militia and the Syrian army.
  46. 1982 Friday: Several thousand troops from Argentina seized the disputed Falkland Islands, located in the South Atlantic, from Britain.  (Britain seized the islands back the following June).
  47. 1985 Tuesday: The NCAA Rules Committee adopted the 45-second shot clock for men’s basketball to begin in the 1986 season.
  48. 1989 Sunday: To mend strained relations between the Soviet Union and Cuba, Soviet leader, Mikhail S. Gorbachev arrives in Havana.
  49. 1992 Thursday: Mob boss John Gotti is found guilty by a jury of his peers in the murder of his former boss, Paul “Big Paul” Castellanos.
  50. 1995 Sunday: The New York Police Department and New York Transit Police merge into one organization.
  51. 1996 Tuesday: Lech Walesa resumed his old job as an electrician at the Gdansk shipyard.  He was the former Solidarity union leader who became Poland’s first post-war democratic president.
  52. 2002 Tuesday: In Israel, a siege gets underway as Israeli troops surround the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem due to Islamists retreating to it and securing themselves inside it.
  53. 2004 Friday: The Islamic terrorists involved in the attack on Spain’s railway, their so-called ‘9/11” (March 11, 2004), attempt to attack the Spanish high-speed train, AVE, near Madrid; however, Spanish authorities stop them in their tracks, no pun intended.
  54. 2010 Friday: Rescuers at a Shanxi mine in communist China are attempting to reach 153 trapped miners.  They report hearing signs of life including tapping, banging, and voices calling for help.  Family members of the trapped miners have been angry with local government believing they have consigned these people to their fates.
  55. 2011 Saturday: With the Arab Spring underway, the North Korean government decides that it had better crackdown on computers and other electronics that could broadcast news of what is going on elsewhere around the world thus causing problems for their brand of crackpot communism.  Anyone with unsanctioned devices, well, three generations of their family will end up in the gulags.
  56. 2012 Monday: Three widows and two daughters of Osama bin Laden were charged with illegally living in Pakistan; they were sentenced with 45 days in jail and fined $114 each.  Elsewhere, British Prime Minister David Cameron- speaking on the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War- refers to it as a ‘profound wrong.’  This followed a still angry Argentina threatening action against UK banks and their tacit ally in the conflict, the United States.
  57. 2013 Tuesday: The Arms Trade Treaty, the first-ever bill to regulate the global trade in conventional weapons, is passed by the U.N. General Assembly.  Meanwhile, in Tamaulipas, Mexico, authorities discover nine mutilated bodies in the trunk of a car.  How nice.  Moving on, in Peshawar, Pakistan, seven people are killed in a terrorist attack on a power station.  Finally, Uruguay passed legislation legalizing homosexual marriage on this date.
  58. 2014 Wednesday: In the United States, the National Security Agency—aka the NSA—announces that it has been using a legal loophole by which, it monitors, collects, and stores millions of phone records and emails of the American people.  Thank you, President Obama, for authorizing this outrage!  Meanwhile, the United States Supreme Court ruled that limits on the total amount of money individuals can give political candidates and political action committees were unconstitutional.  Elsewhere, Fort Hood reports a shooting on the base.
  59. 2015 Thursday: After being lost at sea for 66 days, rescuers find 37-year-old South Carolina man, Louis Jordan.  He had gone sailing in an antique sailing boat, which capsized and to which, he clung.  He survived on rainwater and fish he managed to catch while being adrift.  Elsewhere, at the Garissa University in Kenya, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam, kill 140 people and wound countless others.  Worthless scumbags.
  60. 2016 Saturday: As the migrant crisis continues to ravage Europe (thanks to Germany’s Angela Merkel welcoming illegal immigrants to labor in the Fatherland’s factories), Austria says, ‘enough is enough’ and tells Italy that they are going to deploy troops on their mutual border because they don’t want any more Muslim migrants and refugees tramping through their country from their southern neighbor.  Who can blame them?   They intend to put troops in the Brenner Pass.  Just like World War I, Austrian and Italian friction.  Some issues never mend…
  61. 2017 Sunday: A custodian and several confederates at the Muslim shrine at Sargodha, Pakistan, takes the lives of 20 and leaves numerous others injured.  Thank you, “religion of peace.”  Elsewhere, media is under attack in Mexico and in Ciudad Juarez, the fabled newspaper Norte, publishes its final print edition seeing as how things are flipping crazy in that part of the country.
  62. 2018 Monday: In the 80th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game, Villanova whips Michigan 79-62.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump lambastes the Chi-Coms for possessing the chutzpah to put retaliatory tariffs of up to 25-percent on 128 American products including American wines and pork products.  This is in response to the U.S. having slapped tariffs onto Chinese imports of both steel and aluminum, two poorly made Chi-Com products they have habitually dumped into the U.S. sans any blowback- until now.
  63. 2019 Tuesday: Climatologists claim that Canada is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world, increasing 2.3% in the northern environs of the country.  Green New Deal lovers are dancing in the streets at the news.  Meanwhile, NASA lays out plans to return to the moon in 2024 and to put astronauts on Martian soil by 2033.  Meanwhile, Google +, a highly popular social media app (although Google says different) begins deleting its user accounts.  People had wonderful sites in perhaps one of the best social media platforms but Google- since they blew the 2016 Presidential Election notified its users in late 2018 that it was going to shut down the site due to low user activity and vulnerabilities that- if we are to believe them- were too difficult to fix.  They were too LAZY to fix them IF they existed.  Google shut down nothing else…scumbags.[viii]  
  64. 2020 Thursday: COVID-19 continues running amok around the world.  The Democratic Party has postponed its 2020 Convention until mid-August with the GOP following them on August 24 through the 27th.   In the United States, we currently have 226,300 confirmed cases with many more to be sure plus about 5,300 confirmed deaths.  The Guardian claims there are more than 750,000 confirmed cases worldwide with the death toll skyrocketing to over 36,000.  Unemployment numbers for the previous week double the prior week by coming in at 6.6 million new unemployment claims.  Some economists project as many as 20 million additional unemployed by the time we hit May.  Cloward and Piven would be delighted.  Meanwhile, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces he will go back to the well in China so he can buy some of their top-of-the-line ventilators.  Does no one ever learn?  Food banks in the United States report a 92% jump in people seeking food thanks to the Wuhan Virus.   On a lighter note, Egypt reports a spike in ISIS attacks in the northern Sinai.  We say, “Crucify them!”
  65. 2021 Friday: YOU know the drill.  Let’s hope it’s not a heavy news day…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0422 a 24” x 30” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “The Old Grist Mill.”  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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Michael Schenker and longtime friend and collaborator Gary Barden joined forces to create a solo album much beloved by fans of both musicians- “Gipsy Lady”- aka the Schenker-Barden Project.  The album came out on May 19, 2009, and fans were elated.  However, if you only know Schenker and Barden from the heavy duty rock and roll days, it’s possible you might be disappointed.  Still, after several plays the album has a way of growing on you and becoming a part of your playlist.  Please, seek it out and consider giving it a listen- you will be extremely glad you did.  We promise.

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[i] We hope to share the music of Leon Russell, an extremely talented singer-songwriter-musician one day.  Please, stay tuned.

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

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

[iv] We are not sure when we will present the music of the Cars but if you are still with us when we celebrate our second decade of activity, you may see them then so please, stay with us.  We thank you.

[v] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029.

[vi] Our main reference for the epic battle at Dien Bien Phu is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, 2004, Da Capo Press.  Please seek this amazing historical work out for a concise look at the battle that ended French control of French Indochina and the birth of Vietnam.

[vii] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[viii] The AICPENDBLOG.COM believes that Sundar Pichai and his entire family should be deported back to Punjabistan or wherever the f**k they came.

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