172. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2022

1964 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Mississippi, the military arm of the Democratic Party- the Ku Klux Klan- murdered three civil rights workers on this date: Michael H. Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James E. Chaney. Searchers discovered the bodies buried in an earthen dam six weeks later.

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172. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2022:

June Solstice- the Summer Session begins!

Vice President Daniel D. Tompkins; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren; U.S. Attorney General Isaac Toucey; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Alexander J. Dallas and John Wesley Snyder; Aerosmith featuring Joey Kramer, Badfinger featuring Joey Molland, Colosseum featuring Jon Hiseman, Crazy Horse featuring Nils Lofgren, Deep Purple (as well as Jethro Tull, Ozzy Osborne, and Wishbone Ash) featuring Don Airey, the Kinks featuring Ray Davies, Little Richard, and the Young Rascals:

  1. 68 Thursday: As Roman General Vespasian and his army enter Judea to quell the Great Jewish Revolt, they conquer the city of Jericho where he takes Josephus prisoner.  Instead of putting the wily rascal to the death as the Roman troops demanded, Vespasian put his captive to work selling out his fellow Jews and chronicling the bloody war the Hebrews had brought upon themselves.
  2. 996 Tuesday: The 138th Catholic Pope Gregory V crowns Otto III Roman Catholic German Emperor of Elzas.
  3. 1377 Saturday: After ruling England for 50 years, King Edward III died.  His grandson, Richard II succeeded him.
  4. 1498 Tuesday: Bavarian Emperor Maximillian expels the Jews from Nuremburg.
  5. 1547 Saturday: The great fire of Moscow occurs on this date.
  6. 1607 Thursday:  Organizers establish the first Protestant Episcopal parish in the New World at Jamestown, Virginia.
  7. 1633 Tuesday: The Inquisition forces Galileo Galilei to ‘abjure, curse, and detest” his Copernican heliocentric views. 
  8. 1661 Tuesday: Through the Treaty of Kardis, Sweden and Russia make peace.
  9. 1672 Tuesday: French troops under King Louis XIV occupy the city of Utrecht. 
  10. 1684 Wednesday: King Charles II revokes the Massachusetts Bay Colony charter.
  11. 1759 Thursday: In Kingston, Jamaica, future 6th U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas is born.  A future Democratic-Republican, he would serve under President James Madison from October 06, 1814, to October 21, 1816.  He would also serve his nation as Acting U.S. Secretary of War under President James Madison from March 02, 1815, to August 01, 1815.
  12. 1768 Tuesday: Dr. John Archer receives the first U.S. Bachelor of Medicine degree.
  13. 1774 Tuesday: Future sixth vice president of the United States, 1817-1825, Democratic-Republican Daniel D. Tompkins—is born in Castleton, Province of New York, British America, on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Monroe from March 04, 1817, to March 04, 1825.
  14. 1788 Saturday: The United States Constitution went into effect, as New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify it.
  15. 1834 Saturday: Cyrus Hall McCormick received a patent for his reaping machine.  This invention allowed farmers to more than double the size of their food crops.
  16. 1848 Wednesday: The 20th U.S. Attorney General Isaac Toucey assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President James K. Polk from today until March 03, 1848.
  17. 1877 Thursday: The Molly Maguires, 10 Irish immigrants, meet their end at the gallows at two different prisons: Schuylkill County and Carbon County, Pennsylvania.
  18. 1879 Saturday: F. W. Woolworth opens his first store, which fails almost immediately.
  19. 1887 Tuesday: Great Britain celebrates the golden jubilee of Queen Victoria.
  20. 1893 Wednesday: The first Ferris wheel premieres at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois.
  21. 1895 Friday: In Jonesboro, Arkansas, future 54th U.S. Treasury Secretary John Wesley Snyder is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from June 25, 1946, to January 20, 1953.
  22. 1898 Tuesday: Guam becomes a territory of the United States.    
  23. 1913 Saturday: Georgia “Tiny” Broadwick became the first woman to parachute from an airplane as she jumped out over Los Angeles.
  24. 1915 Monday:  Following an anti-British revolt in South Africa, British authorities arrest General De Law and other officers.
  25. 1916 Wednesday: Mexican troops beat American General Blackjack Pershing’s troops in one of the initial battles of the Mexican Incursion.
  26. 1917 Thursday: The Hawaiian Red Cross forms.
  27. 1932 Tuesday: Heavyweight Max Schmeling lost a title fight rematch in New York by decision to Jack Sharkey, prompting Schmeling’s manager, Joe Jacobs, to exclaim: “We were robbed!”
  28. 1938 Thursday: In Washington, DC, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the $3.75 billion Emergency Relief Appropriation Act into law.
  29. 1939 Friday: The New York Yankees announce Lou Gehrig’s retirement after his personal doctors reveal the baseball player has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
  30. 1941 Monday: German and other Axis troops launched an invasion of the Soviet Union—Operation Barbarossa—as they crossed the border of the nation from the Arctic Circle to the Black Sea.
  31. 1942 Sunday: Axis forces led by Generaloberst (Colonel-General) Erwin Rommel captured the Libyan city of Tobruk during World War II.  The Fuhrer promoted Rommel to the rank of field marshal for capturing the city; however, the Allies recaptured the port after heavy fighting in November 1942.  Meanwhile in the Pacific Theater of War, an Imperial Japanese submarine fired shells at Fort Stevens on the Oregon coast, causing insignificant damage.
  32. 1943 Monday: Army nurse Lt. Edith Greenwood became the first woman to receive the Soldier’s Medal for showing heroism during a fire at a military hospital in Yuma, Arizona.  Meanwhile, Federal troops put down a race riot in Detroit resulting in 30 deaths. 
  33. 1944 Wednesday: Ray Davies of the Kinks[i] was born on this date in Fortis Green, England.  Meanwhile, the future drummer of Colosseum[ii], Jon Hiseman, is born in Blackheath, England.  
  34. 1945 Thursday: U.S. forces defeat the Japanese on the island of Okinawa during World War II.  Meanwhile, Pan Am announced an 88-hour-round-the-world flight at a cost of $700.
  35. 1946 Friday: The 85th overall and 13th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson assumed his position on the court on the nation’s high court on this date.   President Harry S. Truman nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone, a Republican.  He served from today until September 08, 1953, the day he died.
  36. 1948 Monday: Don Airey, the man who replaced Jon Lord in the British rock band, Deep Purple[iii], in 2002, was born on this date in Sunderland, England.  He has also played with Ozzie Osbourne[iv], Wishbone Ash[v], Jethro Tull[vi], among other bands.  Elsewhere, Joey Molland—future guitarist/vocalist with the British band, Badfinger[vii]—is born on this date in Liverpool, England.
  37. 1950 Wednesday: Joey Kramer—future hard rock drummer with the band, Aerosmith—is born in the Bronx, New York City, N.Y., on this date.
  38. 1951 Thursday: Future guitarist with Crazy Horse[viii] and with Bruce Springsteen[ix]—Nils Lofgren—is born on this date in Chicago, Illinois.
  39. 1954 Monday: The American Cancer Society reported significantly higher death rates among cigarette smokers than among non-smokers.
  40. 1955 Tuesday: Johnny Cash[x] debuts Top 10 country song, “Cry!  Cry!  Cry!”  
  41. 1956 Thursday: East Germany frees 19,000 political prisoners.
  42. 1958 Saturday: A federal judge in Arkansas let Little Rock delay school immigration on this date.
  43. 1963 Friday: A conclave of his fellow cardinals chose Cardinal Giovanni Battista Montini to succeed the late Pope John XXIII (the 261st Roman Catholic Pope); the new pope took the name Paul VI becoming the 262nd pontiff of the Holy
    Church.
  44. 1964 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Mississippi, the military arm of the Democratic Party- the Ku Klux Klan- murdered three civil rights workers on this date: Michael H. Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James E. Chaney.  Searchers discovered the bodies buried in an earthen dam six weeks later. However, forty-one years later on this date, Ray Killen, an 80-year-old former Klansman went on trial and a jury found him guilty, giving him a 60-year prison sentence.  The POS died in January 2018.
  45. 1968 Friday: The 14th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigns his post, official on June 23; however, because of politics, he remained on the bench until June 23, 1969.  The reason for his remaining on the court was that he was fearful of Richard M. Nixon winning the White House and then replacing him with a rock-solid conservative thus he remained on the court.  However, he did not withdraw his resignation and so a year later, it became official. 
  46. 1969 Saturday: In Devonshire Downs, Northridge, California, the second day of the 1969 Newport Pop Festival occurs today.  The lineup features Albert Collins,[xi] Brenton Wood,[xii] Buffy Saint-Marie,[xiii] Creedence Clearwater Revival,[xiv] Eric Burdon and War,[xv] Friends of Distinction,[xvi] Jethro Tull,[xvii] Lee Michaels,[xviii] Love,[xix] Steppenwolf,[xx] and Sweetwater.[xxi]
  47. 1970 Sunday: Brazil defeats Italy 4-1 to win soccer’s World Cup in Mexico City.
  48. 1973 Thursday: The Supreme Court, in Miller v. California, ruled that states might ban materials found to be obscene according to local standards.
  49. 1974 Friday: The U.S. Supreme Court decided that pregnant teachers could no longer suffer their superiors forcing them to take long leaves of absence.
  50. 1977 Tuesday: Menachem Begin becomes Israel’s sixth prime minister.
  51. 1982 Monday: By reason of insanity, a jury finds John Hinckley Jr., ‘not guilty’ of the 1981-attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan.
  52. 1988 Tuesday: The (Young) Rascals[xxii] go on their first U.S. tour in two decades.  Meanwhile, in the 42nd National Basketball Association’s Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Detroit Pistons 4 games to 3.
  53. 1989 Wednesday: A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled that burning the American flag as the First Amendment protected a form of political protest.  
  54. 1990 Thursday: Little Richard[xxiii] gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  55. 1997 Saturday: The Women’s National Basketball Association begins as the New York Liberty beats the Los Angeles Sparks. 
  56. 2001 Thursday: Mexican artist Frida Kahlo becomes the first Hispanic woman to be honored on a U.S. postage stamp.
  57. 2002 Friday: One of the worst wildfires in Arizona history grew to 128,000 acres, forcing thousands of homeowners near the community of Show Low to flee for their lives.
  58. 2012 Thursday: In a major banking massacre, Moody’s downgrades 15 major banks across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Europe. 
  59. 2013 Friday: The U.S. Justice Department officially charges Edward Snowden with espionage.  Elsewhere, with all eyes on the Chi-Coms, Taiwan reports its first case of  H1N1 Swine Flu.  Did those Chi-Coms do this?
  60. 2014 Saturday: The U.S. presses Iraq to put a new government into place as soon as possible to keep the nation from being torn apart by sectarian violence; the U.S. plans to send military advisors but not direct military assistance now.
  61. 2015 Sunday: 21-year-old professional golfer, Jordan Spieth, wins the U.S. Open becoming the youngest athlete since Bobby Jones—90 years earlier—to win the championship.  Elsewhere, in Mumbai, India, people drinking toxic moonshine in a country that produces some of the best gins in the world find themselves in a pickle: 94 of the imbibers die while at least another 45-50 are carted off to the hospital.  Wow.
  62. 2016 Tuesday: Amid reports that the North Koreans are preparing an imminent launch of one of their nuclear-capable missiles in the vicinity or over Japan, Japanese defense forces announce they are prepared to shoot down any piece of metal Kim Jong Un sends in their direction.  Elsewhere, al-Shabab thugs cross into Kenya and ambush a car carrying several Kenyan police officers; five cops are killed in the attack. Allah Akbar.  Light these SOBs up.
  63. 2017 Wednesday: An Israeli woman wins a landmark case in that nation by successfully suing the nation’s airline, El Al, for sexism.  Flight attendants forced her to change seats so a man could take hers.  Ouch.
  64. 2018 Thursday: In response to President Donald J. Trump imposing tariffs on the European Union, the EU turns around and slaps tariffs on $3.2 billion worth of U.S. goods.  Meanwhile, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu- Sara- is charged with committing fraud.  Finally, famed conservative icon, author, and psychiatrist Charles Krauthammer dies of cancer of the small intestine at age 68.
  65. 2019 Friday: London police find themselves called to the home of leading prime minister contender Boris Johnson for having abused his girlfriend in a domestic squabble.  Yikes!
  66. 2020 Sunday: here are today’s stats for the Xi Jinping special Wuhan bat flu virus, first the globe: 8,693,518 confirmed cases, 462,025 confirmed deaths, and 4,281,365 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,311,455 confirmed cases, 121,609 confirmed deaths, and 718,301 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: 173,824 confirmed cases, 5,495 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 803 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 644 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for the CHOP state, Washington: 28,225 confirmed cases, 1,265 confirmed deaths, but sadly, like California, moron Gov. Jay Inslee will NOT REPORT the number of confirmed recoveries.
  67. 2020 Sunday A: Former National Security Advisor for President Donald J. Trump- John “Endless Wars” Bolton- says ‘he hopes Trump is a one-term president and this his re-election imperils the country.’  John, STFU.  Whereas we once respected you, we now see you for the RINO partisan POS you truly are.  We hope you end up on the garbage heap of history like Scott McClellan.  Elsewhere, British police in Reading say they suspect terrorism after a 25-year-old scumbag stabs three people to death while they are sitting in a park enjoying a warm summer’s evening.   Meanwhile, communist China- the home of the Kung Flu- says it is going to suspend poultry imports from Tyson Foods after an outbreak of THEIR virus at an Arkansas plant.  
  68. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 179,532,452 confirmed cases, +274,595, 3,888,315  confirmed deaths, +5,781 and 164,158,826 confirmed recoveries, +37,900.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,418,968 confirmed cases, UP 8,668 from yesterday’s reporting, 617,443 confirmed deaths, UP 360,[xxiv] and 28,764,988 confirmed recoveries, UP 70,145.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxv]  
  69. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 299,537 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 160,112 deaths  
  70. 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: 3,810,228 confirmed cases, 63,361 confirmed deaths, and 2,070,807 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: 37,367 confirmed cases, 515 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 (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Mexico: they have 204,961 confirmed cases, 4,326 confirmed deaths, and 193,574 confirmed recoveries.[xxvi]   
  71. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,980 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Trinidad and Tobago, 123rd country on the list: 30,767 cases of the virus, 747 confirmed deaths and 21,872 confirmed recoveries.[xxvii]     
  72. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,876.97, UP 586.89 points (+1.76%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,141.48, UP 111.10 points (+0.79%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,224.79, UP +58.34 points (+1.40%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.44 per barrel, -0.22 (-0.30%).  The price of GOLD is $1,784.10 per troy oz., +1.00 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.92 per troy ounce, -0.11 (-0.40%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,053.40 per troy oz, +2.90 (+0.26%) while the price of COPPER is $4.17 per pound, -0.02 (-0.38%).[xxviii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,576.42 per troy oz, -8.82 (-0.34%).[xxix] The price of RHODIUM is $21,200.00 per troy oz., -800.00 (-3.64%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $590,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). [xxx]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.53.     In Nepalese Rupee, one greenback equals 118.56 and in Netherlands Antilles Guilder, a buck equals 1.791 and in New Israeli Shekel, one dollar equals 3.27 of theirs.[xxxi]        
  73. 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.236 per gallon, $2.939 in Florida, $3.966 in Hawaii, and $3.639 in Washington state.[xxxii]    Let’s look at one other location- North Dakota: $2.900.  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- Paraguay: $3.838 per U.S. Gallon.[xxxiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,433,424,362,702 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxxiv]  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 France, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Norway with $88 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxxv]
  74. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day #90 for the so-called ‘Border Czar,’ aka “Willie Brown’s Mattress,” aka “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be on the job and yet to not have shown up for a single day’s work.  WTF?  The only explanation as to why she is not down at the local unemployment office applying for jobless benefits is because she is the Chi-Com’s ace in the hole.  If we get Joe Biden out of office, then we have her which is a fate worse than death.  No laughing hyenas for us.  Meanwhile, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that ‘Joe Biden’s (lack of) border policies have slashed the numbers of legal border crossers.’  Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says that Customs and Border Patrol officers stationed on the border are forsworn not to discuss the situation and conditions with which, they labor due to orders from Washington, D.C.  Meanwhile, according to AG Paxton, illegal aliens are being seeded across the U.S. without the approval or the knowledge of local residents.[xxxvi]
  75. 2021 Monday G:  Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the latest stats for the illegal alien invasion as of today.  The figures come from One America News who gets them from: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT.  Here are the numbers, starting with (1) Cost This Day of caring for “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ beloved illegal aliens: $539,548,608.  (Imagine that money going to help America’s homeless, schools, seniors, and veterans).  (2) Cost This Year of caring for “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ illegal alien tsunami: $187,936,849,920.  (Ditto).  (3) Total Number of Illegals who have entered the United States this year: 1,926,202.  Finally, (4) Estimated Numbers of Illegal Aliens lurking in the Fabric of the United States: 35,926,200.  (Note- we say the actual number is closer to 75-100 million which is extraordinary.  If we could deport every single fence-climbing, river-swimming, rat-tunneling, visa-overstaying POS, wages would go up, students would be better educated, rents and mortgages would come down as more property would be available, benefits on the job would improve, employment and career opportunities would increase, and crime would go WAY DOWN.
  76. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– The Taliban overrun a key Afghan district adding to their string of wins.  Folks, President Donald J. Trump should have authorized the use of neutron bombs against Taliban-controlled areas prior to U.S. troops beginning their scheduled pullout.  We could have cleansed vast regions of both Afghanistan and tribal areas in Pakistan had we employed enhanced radiation weapons, we could have eliminated all of the vermin infesting the region.  Meanwhile, Marion Anne Perrine “Marine” Le Pen- leader of the National Rally in France since 2017 and a bold patriot- is challenging French President Emanuel Macron in national elections which could turn the tide in next year’s presidential elections.  We wish you luck.
  77. 2021 Monday I: Foreign News / Overseas News II– The Israeli foreign minister will soon be visiting the United Arab Emirates in a historic first.  Speaking of the region, former National Security Adviser John “Endless Wars” Bolton says the ‘Iran deal, aka the JCPOA, is based on a fantasy.’
  78. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, says that the ‘Democrat-controlled (FAKE NEWS) media is doing everything it can to suppress the fact that since the rollout of Chi-Vi vaccines in the U.S., more than 5,000-plus Americans have died because of the vaccines.  NOT good, people, NOT good.[xxxvii]   Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, is demanding the declassification of intelligence regarding the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Next, the Fake News Media says that ‘COVID-19 is rebounding in the south because the people down there are not seeking out vaccines.’  Damned crackers!  You know that’s what the Fake News Media hacks are thinking.
  79. 2021 Monday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News I– Illegitimate President Barack Hussein Obama calls for the new voting rights act to be in effect before the next election.  Wow.  What a guy. Dick Morris says, however, that the ‘voting rights act’ being pushed by the Democrats that will federalize ALL elections is a ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing.’  Next, a new poll says that a majority of the American people support early voting AND voter ID.
  80. 2021 Monday L: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News II– Elsewhere, to the outrage of cows like Stacey “I’m the Governor” Abrams, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is going to remove 100,000 inactive voters if they fail to respond within 45 days of being notified, they are coming off the rolls for having not voted.  Of course, the Democrat banshees are shrieking and howling, “RACISM!  RACISM!  RACISTS!  HOLY HELL” and all the rest of the bull crap they cry when in fact the Peach State knows there are 18,000 dead voters still on the voter rolls.  Get them off the rolls NOW.  Finally, state Senator Dave Argall, R-PA 29th senatorial district, is calling for an independent election audit in the Keystone State.
  81. 2021 Monday M: Political News I– A new report says that Democrats are at war with one another over what- exactly- infrastructure is.  According to Jared Bernstein, drooling Joe Biden is clear on his ‘red lines’ when it comes to ‘infrastructure.’  Please, it’s the voice in his earpiece that is clear which most likely belongs to another illegitimate president, Barack Hussein Obama.  In other political news, we learned today that Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, DS-RI, belonged to an ‘all-white beach club’ for decades.  When questioned by reporters, he did his best to blow it off but the man is little more than a political hack.
  82. 2021 Monday N: Political News II– Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is launching legal challenges against the Biden regime’s dictates.  Good.  Where can the American people send money?  Meanwhile, Rep.  and Dr. Ronny Jackson, R-TX 13th congressional district, continues the drum beat that Joe Biden must take a cognitive test and that the results must then be made available to the public, especially after Democrats demanded President Donald J. Trump get one.
  83. 2021 Monday O: U.S. Supreme Court News– The U.S. Supreme Court sides with student athletes in their bid to receive remuneration from the colleges and universities they attend.  This should have happened long ago because the colleges suck the lives out of many athletes and when their time is up or they become injured, they are brushed aside.  Besides, the citadels of higher education make so much money off these young people and then have the nerve to put out their hats and beg for more.  About time they receive compensation and full-rides as well as paid graduate school.
  84. 2021 Monday P: Joe Biden Regime News I– The White House continues to deny that Joe Biden is going to authorize massive increases in fuel taxes across the nation to pay for his bogus trillions and trillions of dollars’ worth of plans.  Folks, we know this is inevitable because the Democrats need the money and could give a flying f**k that increased gasoline taxes will harm ALL Americans and illegal aliens simultaneously.  No one will be able to escape paying more for fuel thanks to the taxes that are soon to come.  The regime must drum up money to pay the hotel bills for the more than a million of illegal aliens seeded across the country.
  85. 2021 Monday Q: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– The Chi-Com foreign ministry says that ‘the Wuhan Institute of Virology’ deserves a Nobel Prize for Medicine.  You have to be f**king crazy.  You scumbags should be standing in the witness dock at the International Court of Justice facing global wrath for letting loose your frigging GLOBAL PANDEMIC OF BAT FLU.  The nations of the world that owe you money- including the United States- should declare forthwith that ALL debts owed to the Chi-Coms are null and void.  What are they going to do?  Go to war against the entire world?  They already have.
  86. 2021 Monday R: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– As Democrats continue their WAR ON COPS (with the end result the establishment of a national federal police force like the Chi-Coms) and as crime rates continue soaring thanks to NOT enforcing laws in numerous BLUE STATES and LOCALES, murders of law enforcement officers have skyrocketed.  Last year, 360-plus cops lost their lives in crimes that easily could have been prevented had not the libs ginned up hatred of cops.  The time is NOW to restore law and order.   Elsewhere, New York City is dropping most charges against rioters and looters arrested in last summer’s ‘peaceful protests’ (the ones that were flipping riots, folks, come on, man!) which is also occurring in other cities.   Finally, over the weekend, 54 people were shot in Chicago, 5 dead, plus another death to stabbing.  You ask where Mayor Lori “The Loser” Lightfoot is?  Sitting at home in her basement watching “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” episodes.
  87. 2021 Monday S: Florida State News– After smacking down the Centers for Disease Control, the first cruise of the summer- hell, in 15 months thanks to the ‘VID- is setting sail from Florida.  Have fun.
  88. 2021 Monday T: Sports News– A New Zealand tranny (i.e., a chick with a dick) has qualified as a weightlifter for the 2021 Summer Tokyo Olympics.  Folks, this is crazy, even though they come in under the level of allowed testosterone, they still possess more than an average woman which gives them a leg up.  The answer to this is extremely simple: create a third category of sports- TRANNY SPORTS- and let the trannys compete against one another.  In that way we could maintain the sanity of the planet a little bit longer.  Otherwise, we have to hope that the Chi-Coms or the Russians take over and end this insane shit.  Speaking of trannys, tranny cyclist Chelsea Wolfe vowed to ‘burn the U.S. flag on the podium.’  How nice.
  89. 2022 Tuesday: Stick around and discover whatever the heck is going on today- hopefully, the nation will still have its Constitution and its Bill of Rights in effect.

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The next album coming out of the Capitol Records archives is “The Very Best of the Beach Boys” by same that hit record store shelves on July 12, 1983.  You have 18 wonderful cuts beginning with (1) “Surfin’ Safari” (2) “Surfin’ USA” (3) “Shut Down” (4) “Little Deuce Coupe” (5) “In My Room” (6) “Fun, Fun, Fun” (7) “I Get Around” (8) “Don’t Worry Baby” and (9) “When I Grow Up to be a Man” to round out the first side.  On the second side of the LP, we have (10) “Wendy” (11) “Little Honda” (12) “Dance, Dance, Dance” (13) “All Summer Long” (14) “Do You Wanna Dance” (15) “Help Me, Rhonda” (16) “California Girls” (17) “Little Girl I Once Knew” and (18) Barbara Ann.”  Shockingly enough, the ONLY tune missing here is “Good Vibrations” but what the heck?  It’s still a great album available at a variety of places so seek it out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We look forward to sharing the music of this influential British band within the next five years.  Colosseum was overlooked when we shared the group of interconnected bands in which, Humble Pie, was a part.  Sorry for the oversight.

[iii] 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.

[iv] We hope to offer the music of Black Sabbath sometime in the next decade and when we do, Ozzy Osbourne will be among them.

[v] 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.

[vi] 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.

[vii] We should have shared the music of Badfinger at the time we promoted that of the Beatles but guess what?  We flipping failed just as we failed to promote the music of Thunderclap Newman at the same time, we did the Who.  One day, we sure as heck will so, please remain vigilant.

[viii] We hope to promote the music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, as well as of each member’s solo careers along with Crazy Horse within the next 5-7 years.  Please remain vigilant for when we do.

[ix] We don’t think we will ever promote the music of this musical charlatan.  But who knows?  In 50 years, we very well could so remain alert.

[x] We look forward to promoting the music of Johnny Cash one day so remain vigilant.

[xi] Within the next 5-7 years, we hope to do the music of the legendary Albert Collins.

[xii] Ditto the music of Brenton Wood.

[xiii] Not sure as to when the AICPENDBLOG.COM will get around to this famed Native American singer.

[xiv] We promoted the music of the world-famous Creedence Clearwater Revival beginning on Saturday, 16-November-2013 through Saturday, 07-December-2013.  Being the inattentive morons that we were back then, we neglected to promote the music of the band’s individual members.  We hope to do this one day so folks, keep vigilant for the day when we do.

[xv] 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.

[xvi] We hope to do the music of this famed soul act one day. 

[xvii] We began promoting the music of Jethro Tull, Blodwyn Pig, Mick Abrahams, Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, Wild Turkey, and Paris on Monday, May 24, 2021, at the AICPENDBLOG.COM.  The presentation concluded on Sunday, October 03, 2021.

[xviii] We hope to do the music of this renowned rocker one day soon.

[xix] We began promoting the music of this famed Los Angeles, California, rock band on Wednesday, 24-October-2012 through Friday, 16-November-2012.  Please seek out the music of this awesome band.  Love was among the best of the 1960s.

[xx] 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.

[xxi] One day, we will promote the music of Sweetwater.

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

[xxiii] We hope to share the music of this famed artist, the one and only Little Richard, at some point in the next 20 years or so.

[xxiv] 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)

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

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

[xxvii] 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)

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

[xxix] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxxvi] Chef Lilah and now Chef Cheryl report that at least two flights enter Honolulu every week dumping hundreds of illegal aliens out which are then spread across the islands.  This is not good and the people of Hawaii don’t want this.  It simply must stop.  Hell, they are probably dumping them in Guam, the Northern Marianas, even in American Samoa and possibly on Midway Island.  WTF?

[xxxvii] The Vaccine Adverse Effects Reporting System, aka VAERS, a federal body- has been around for 30 years and reports on average adverse effects from vaccines killing about 250 people per year.  The Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines over the past six months have killed more than 5,000 Americans.  Hmmm, that’s a significant increase.

169. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2022

2015 Thursday: In Monguno, Nigeria, an accidental explosion of a bomb kills 18 jihadists and wounds another 53 terrorists. Speaking of Boko Haram thugs, the Chadian air force carries out a retaliatory airstrike on a Boko Haram site in neighboring Nigeria’s hinterlands blowing numerous of the scumbags up. Three days before, the jihadists carried out an attack in Chad’s capital city of N’Djamena that killed numerous people.

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169. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2022:

Day off for Juneteenth (13 States)

U.S. Secretary of War John H. Eaton; Hungarian Axis WW II Leader Admiral Miklós Horthy; the Beatles featuring Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street Band featuring Clarence Clemons, Derek and the Dominoes featuring Carl Radle, Guns and Roses featuring Dizzy Reed, and the Monterey Pop Festival:

  1. 860 Friday: Swedish Vikings attack the Byzantine capital city of Constantinople on the Black Sea; the Vikings had used the internal waterways of Eastern Europe to come down to the area.
  2. 1155 Saturday: Pope Adrian IV- the 169th pontiff- crowns Frederick IV Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor.
  3. 1429 Thursday: French forces under Joan of Arc defeat the main English army under Sir John Fastolf at the Battle of Patay, turning the tide of the Hundred Years’ War.
  4. 1541 Wednesday: The Irish Parliament selects Henry VIII king of Ireland.
  5. 1767 Thursday: Samuel Wallis, an English sea captain, sights Tahiti and is the man whom historians credit with ‘discovering’ the island.
  6. 1778 Thursday: American forces entered Philadelphia as the British withdrew during the Revolutionary War.
  7. 1790 Friday: In Scotland Neck, N.C., future 13th U.S. Secretary of War John H. Eaton is born; A Democratic-Republican, then a Democrat, and finally a Whig, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 09, 1829, to June 18, 1831. / He then would become governor of the Florida Territory and then U.S. minister to Spain.
  8. 1812 Thursday: The War of 1812 began as the Congress of the United States approved, and President James Madison signed, a declaration of war against Britain.
  9. 1815 Sunday: Napoleon Bonaparte met his Waterloo as British and Prussian troops under the joint command of the Duke of Wellington and Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher defeated the French in Belgium.  This forced Napoleon to abdicate his throne a second time and to go into exile for the last time.
  10. 1817 Wednesday: On this date, the Waterloo Bridge, which spanned the Thames River and architect John Rennie designed, opened to commuter traffic. 
  11. 1837 Sunday: Spain selects a new constitution.
  12. 1861 Tuesday: The city of Utica, New York, held the first fly-casting fishing tournament on this date.
  13. 1863 Thursday: J.J. Richardson received a patent for the ratchet wrench.  
  14. 1864 Saturday: At Petersburg, Virginia, Union troops under General Ulysses S. Grant end four days of assaults on the Confederate fortifications and trenches.
  15. 1868 Thursday: Future leader of Axis ally Hungary during World War II- Admiral Miklós Horthy- is born in Kenderes, Austro-Hungarian Empire ,on this date.
  16. 1873 Wednesday: A judge in Canandaigua, New York, found suffragist Susan B. Anthony guilty of breaking the law by casting a vote in the 1872 presidential election and fined her $100 but she never paid it.
  17. 1892 Saturday: Planters in the Hawaiian Islands plant macadamia nuts on this date, nuts that now are synonymous with the Islands.
  18. 1918 Tuesday: Allied forces on the Western Front during World War I began their largest counterattack against the German army.
  19. 1925 Thursday: Harvard University issues the first degree in landscape architecture on this date.
  20. 1927 Saturday: The U.S. Post Office offered a special 10-cent postage stamp for sale with an image of Charles Lindbergh’s “Spirit of St. Louis” airplane.
  21. 1928 Monday: Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly in an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean.
  22. 1936 Thursday: The first bicycle traffic court underwent establishment in Racine, Wisconsin.
  23. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill urged his compatriots to conduct themselves in a manner that would prompt future generations to say, “This was their finest hour.”
  24. 1941 Wednesday: Nazi Germany and Turkey sign a treaty of friendship and cooperation.  Throughout World War II, the Turks would supply the Nazis and their European allies with the raw materials for their war machine as would Fascist Spain and Portugal and at one point- prior to the Allied mission over Ploesti, Rumania- were considering entry into the war to reclaim the Caucasus from the Soviet Union.
  25. 1942 Thursday: Paul McCartney, bassist, and vocalist with the Beatles[i], Wings, and as a solo artist, was born in Liverpool, England on this date.  Elsewhere, the United States Navy commissioned its first black officer, Harvard University medical student Bernard Whitfield Robinson.  Finally, future bassist with a variety of bands including Derek and the Dominoes and with Eric Clapton[ii] solo, Carl Radle, is born on this date in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  26. 1945 Monday: William Joyce, known as “Lord Haw-Haw,” undergoes charging in London with high treason for his English language wartime broadcasts on German radio; his captors hung him in 1946.
  27. 1948 Friday: The United Nations Commission on Human Rights adopted its International Declaration of Human Rights—what good has it done?  Elsewhere, in New York City, Columbia Records unveiled its new long-playing phonograph record to the public.
  28. 1953 Thursday: A U.S. Air Force Douglas C-124 Globemaster II crashed near Tokyo killing all 129 people aboard it.  Elsewhere, Egypt proclaimed itself as a republic with General Neguib as its president.  Finally, in a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers, players broke or tied 17 Major League Baseball records.
  29. 1956 Monday: As the Suez Crisis winds down, the last British troops leave Egypt for home.
  30. 1959 Thursday: A federal court annulled the Arkansas law allowing school closings to prevent integration.  Meanwhile, the first telecast received from England appeared in the U.S. over NBC-TV.
  31. 1963 Tuesday: In Hinsdale, Illinois, future keyboardist/vocalist with the hard rock band, Guns and Roses[iii] 1990-to-present, Dizzy Reed, is born.  Elsewhere, 3,000 blacks boycott the Boston public school system due to the racist policies of the city.
  32. 1964 Thursday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Japanese Prime Minister Hayato Ikeda spoke by telephone to inaugurate the first trans-Pacific cable completed by AT&T between Japan and Hawaii.
  33. 1967 Sunday: The Monterey Pop Festival featuring the great bands of the 1960’s takes place in Central California.  Today is the third and final day of the Monterey Pop Festival begins today.  The featured performers- in order of appearance- are Ravi Shankar,[iv] the Blues Project,[v] Big Brother and the Holding Company (sans Janis),[vi] the Group with No Name, Buffalo Springfield,[vii] the Who,[viii] the Grateful Dead,[ix] the Jimi Hendrix Experience,[x] the Mamas and the Papas,[xi] Scott McKenzie,[xii] and then the close with the Mamas and the Papas and Scott McKenzie.  Great flipping show.
  34. 1968 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) forbids racial discrimination in the sale and renting of housing.
  35. 1975 Wednesday: Fred Lynn of the Boston Red Sox hit three home runs, a triple, and a single in a game against the Detroit Tigers.
  36. 1979 Monday: President Jimmy Carter and Soviet leader Leonid I. Brezhnev sign the SALT II treaty.
  37. 1981 Thursday: Supreme Court Associate Justice Potter Stewart retires; Sandra Day O’Connor replaces him and becomes the first woman on the nation’s high court.
  38. 1982 Friday: The U.S. Senate extends the Voting Right Act of 1965 by a vote of 85-8.
  39. 1983 Saturday: Dr. Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.
  40. 1989 Sunday: John Wayne Bobbitt marries Lorena L Gallo.
  41. 1991 Tuesday: Former San Francisco Giants’ pitcher Dave Dravecky loses his left arm to bone cancer.
  42. 1996 Tuesday: Ted Kaczynski, suspected of being the Unabomber undergoes indictment on 10 criminal counts.
  43. 1998 Thursday: The Boston Globe asked Patricia Smith to resign after she admitted to inventing people and quotes in four of her recent columns—liberal Democrat, anyone?
  44. 1999 Friday: Heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes improved his pro record to 67-6 with a TKO at 2:00 of Round 8 in a 10-round bout over James “Bonecrusher” Smith at the Crown Coliseum at Fayetteville, North Carolina.
  45. 2007 Monday: London law enforcement gets lucky and rescues 31 children from a global child-trafficking ring.  More than 700 suspects are identified worldwide and the dragnet is out searching for them.
  46. 2008 Wednesday: The BBC reports a story from Romania in which villagers so despising of one politician voted for his dead rival- 57-year-old Mayor Neculai Ivascu who ran the village for more than two decades over his living opponent, Gheorghe Dobrescu, beating him by a slim margin of 23 votes.  The villagers simply did not want change.
  47. 2009 Thursday: NASA launched the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter/LCROSS probes to the moon.  It was the first United States lunar mission since Lunar Prospector in 1998.  Elsewhere, North Korea announces via its state news agency that it might be sending a missile in the direction of Hawaii.  That’s nice.
  48. 2010 Friday: Roza Otunbayeva, interim leader of Kyrgyzstan, estimates the death toll from the country’s worst ethnic battle in decades could be as many as 2,000 people.  Elsewhere, at Sotheby’s in London, John Lennon’s handwritten lyrics to “A Day in the Life” sell for a cool $1.2 million.[xiii]
  49. 2011 Saturday: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration declares 2011 to be one of the worst years on record for climate change.  Elsewhere, famed saxophonist with Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street Band[xiv]– Clarence Clemons- dies from complications related to a stroke.  Meanwhile, Reuters reports oil prices hitting a four-month low of $93 per barrel.
  50. 2012 Monday: In Saudi Arabia, Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz becomes the heir apparent to the throne.  Elsewhere, a new round of talks regarding Iran’s nuclear ambitions and six other nations are set to open in Moscow.  Meanwhile, the G20 Summit in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, open with the Eurozone crisis high on the list as well as the upcoming meeting between American President Barack Hussein Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding the ongoing ‘Syrian crises’ as well as international trade.  
  51. 2013 Tuesday: New data reveals 280 heretofore-unseen craters on the lunar surface.   Elsewhere, the endless war in Afghanistan continues as an explosion near the Bagram Airbase kills four U.S. soldiers.  In Kabul, jihadists set off a bomb that kills three sad souls and injures another six- all in the name of the loving god, Allah.  Elsewhere, in the 2013 NBA Finals’ Game 6, the Miami Heat are able to tie the series up with the San Antonio Spurs by a final score of 103-100 in overtime.  Sunday will be the deciding game in Miami.
  52. 2014 Wednesday: Internet retailer Amazon, Inc. releases its own ‘Fire’ smart phone; the phone will allow users to connect directly to Amazon.com to shop for items they scan or identify in video and audio clips on the device.  Elsewhere, things are as crazy as ever in Iraq as jihadists in the city of Mosul kidnap 40 Indian employees working for a Turkish construction company.   Meanwhile, the Ebola virus continues running amok in Liberia, claiming the lives of at least seven sufferers in the capital city of Monrovia.
  53. 2015 Thursday: In Monguno, Nigeria, an accidental explosion of a bomb kills 18 jihadists and wounds another 53 terrorists.   Speaking of Boko Haram thugs, the Chadian air force carries out a retaliatory airstrike on a Boko Haram site in neighboring Nigeria’s hinterlands blowing numerous of the scumbags up.  Three days before, the jihadists carried out an attack in Chad’s capital city of N’Djamena that killed numerous people.
  54. 2016 Saturday: Ahead of the upcoming GOP National Convention, Apple Inc. says that because candidate Donald J. Trump is such an ‘evil ogre,’ they won’t be providing any funds or other support to the convention.  They claim that Mr. Trump has said things negative to women, illegal aliens, and homosexuals, most of which is either blown out of proportion or straight-out bulls**t.   (Note- Big Tech is showing its hand already, folks…)
  55. 2017 Sunday: Emanuel Macron’s political party wins big in the second round of the legislative elections.  Elsewhere, a new ‘health study’ in the United States says it’s wise to avoid the use of coconut oil (which makes the absolute best popcorn) and go with something like canola oil or other such U.S.-produced vegetable oils.  A year or two later, there would be much discussion as to whether canola oil is actually a cancer-causing oil?  We understand the best oils to use are either olive or avocado and yes, coconut oil, too.  Avoid the other crap.
  56. 2018 Monday: President Donald J. Trump announces the establishment of a sixth branch of the U.S. military, the U.S. Space Force with which to counter the threats of communist China, Vladimir Putin’s Russia, India, Iran, and other states seeking to control outer space.   Elsewhere, a dimwitted Palestinian thug tries to sneak into Israel.  While fiddling with automated border technology way beyond the farthest realms of his intelligence, the defensive device detonates and kills the imbecile.  Of course, the Palestinians are angry over this incident of suicide by stupidity.
  57. 2019 Tuesday: An International Tribunal in London announces that communist China has been harvesting the organs of marginalized peoples in prison camps on an industrial scale.  This should be shocking to everyone that this communist POS country would commit crimes against humanity on this scale yet the United Nations and nations around the globe say…nothing.  Crickets.  Free Mainland China NOW!  Meanwhile in Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, leader of the independent former British Crown Colony apologizes for having introduced the Beijing-sponsored ‘extradition bill’ that would send accused criminals to communist Mainland China for trial.  She withdrew it because people demanding freedom forced her to do it, she had no choice.
  58. 2020 Thursday: China’s ‘gift to the world,’ the coronavirus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, created in Wuhan and dispatched around the world, continues causing problems.  Here are the global stats for today: 8,400,320 confirmed cases, 450,435 confirmed deaths, and 4,109,183 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the stats: 2,230,920 confirmed cases, 120,147 confirmed deaths, and 698,390 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous, anti-communist China American Institute of Culinary Politics- The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 161,099 confirmed cases, 5,290 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, ZERO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 744 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 639 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Democratic-Socialist hellhole of Washington, here are the stats: 27,145 confirmed cases, 1,245 confirmed deaths, and but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these political scumbags, shame.  As for unemployment claims, more than 1.5 million Americans filed for unemployment claims last week.
  59. 2020 Thursday A: Here are the stock market closing numbers for today: the DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,080.10, DOWN 39.51 points, a 0.15% drop.  The NASDAQ closed at: 9,943.05, UP 32.52 points, an increase of 0.33%.  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,154.34, UP 1.85 points, an increase of 0.59%.
  60. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 178,586,006 confirmed cases, +398,536, 3,866,633  confirmed deaths, +8,501 and 163,103,022 confirmed recoveries, +43,712.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,393,170 confirmed cases, UP 13,382 from yesterday’s reporting, 616,917 confirmed deaths, UP 495,[xv] and 28,675,644 confirmed recoveries, UP 35,837.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xvi]  
  61. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 299,011 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 160,638 deaths  
  62. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,807,850 confirmed cases, 63,292 confirmed deaths, and 2,069,640 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: 37,214 confirmed cases, 510 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 449,080 confirmed cases, 5,862 confirmed deaths, and 220,934 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Kansas: they have 316,539 confirmed cases, 5,129 confirmed deaths, and 306,682 confirmed recoveries. [xvii]   
  63. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,769 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Cabo Verde, 121st country on the list: 31,910 cases of the virus, 281 confirmed deaths and 30,907 confirmed recoveries.[xviii]     
  64. 2021 Friday 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%).[xix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,465.42 per troy oz, -31.31 (-1.25%).[xx] 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%). [xxi]    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 Mauritanian Ouguiya, one greenback equals 357.00 and in Mauritian Rupee, a buck equals 40.75 and in Moldovan Leu, one dollar equals 17.74 of theirs.[xxii]        
  65. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.228 per gallon, $2.953 in Florida, $3.978 in Hawaii, and $3.630 in Washington state.[xxiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Mississippi: $2.724.  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- El Salvador: $3.797 per U.S. Gallon.[xxiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,421,896,732,639 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Saudi Arabia, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is South Korea with $131 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxvi]
  66. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says of Joe Biden and ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris (by the way, this is Day #87 she has held this job, folks, and has yet to do one day’s work in this extremely important job), that ‘neither of them have any intention of visiting or fixing the border.’  We are sending checks to the Texas-Arizona effort to continue building the wall.  (Note- we would send even more money if they were going to lay in minefields, seed the area along the Rio Grande with loads of rattlesnakes, and other anti-personnel obstacles and barriers.  Something must happen here).
  67. 2021 Friday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– The Palestinians were set to receive 1 million doses of the Chi-Vi vaccine from Israel and then refused them by claiming they were going to expire soon.  F**k them.  Meanwhile, as Canada continues to follow the path forward blazed by Mao Zedong in the 1940s and 1950s, U.S. businesses are concerned over the failure of the Canucks to reopen their border so normal business and tourism can recommence.  (Note- we think Ottawa is going down a dark path and are using the Xi Jinping Bat Flu as their excuse for cutting off communications between our two countries.  None of us want to visit that Third World country again, especially after they interfered in the 2020 Presidential Election- that means YOU, Justin Trudeau, which means YOU, Dominion Voting Systems, which means you, YOU Marx-loving losers).
  68. 2021 Friday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Unvaccinated West Point cadets are under a great deal of pressure to get the COVID-19 vaccine or face solitary confinement.  Look, most of the U.S. military is not taking the vaccine so why should the military cadets?  Many of us remember the innumerable problems that surrounded U.S. military personnel given anthrax and other oddball vaccinations prior to George W. Bush’s illegal war in Iraq.  We stand with the cadets.   Next- and this is a good one- apparently, the AstraZeneca Chi-Com vaccine is NOT GOOD ENOUGH to get tickets to see Bruce “The Boring” Springsteen on Broadway.  Alas, what is GOOD ENOUGH- the Johnson & Johnson soul-stealing vaccine?  We didn’t want to see “The Loser” anyway.
  69. 2021 Friday I: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– Forever-pissed Stacey Abrams, election-stealing expert says she is backing Senator Joe Manchin’s voting compromise that will make Election Day a national holiday as well as to cement 15 days of early voting.  If an angry cow such as Ms. Abrams is supporting it, then it can’t be good.  (Note- we always hope that Senator Machin will ‘do the right thing’ but it’s clear that he is as malleable as is silly putty under the right pressure.
  70. 2021 Friday J: Joe Biden News– Rep. Andrew Garbarino, R-NY 1st congressional district, says that Joe Biden is not tough enough on the cybersecurity front.   In other Joe Biden news, former White House physician and current Rep. Ronny Jackson, R-TX 13th congressional district, is demanding the ‘drooler-in-chief,’ feeble old “Gropin’ Joe” Biden must take a cognitive test and even more importantly, release the results to the American people.  We wholeheartedly concur.
  71. 2021 Friday K: Political News I– As questions continue to rise over what exactly happened on January 06, 2021, and the cacophony of misinformation swirling around the greatest FALSE FLAG OPERATION the nation has ever seen, brave patriots are now asking questions as to what the FBI and their pro-Beijing Director Chris Wray knew and when did they know.  Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-FL 1st congressional district, perhaps one of the greatest patriots the country has ever seen, asked the top question regarding this ginned-up mob of Antifa and Black Lives Matter human fecal matter: “Did the FBI animate the events of that day?”  (Note- we suspect they were in the thick of it, hence WHY there are more than 14,000 hours of video from that day that the public has yet to see.  We do know police on the backside of the Capitol Building waved the mob inside.  We also know that ONCE you see Confederate battle flags flying, you know the FALSE FLAG OPERATION is underway because much like the Tea Party, they never carried rebel flags, Nazi flags, or signs calling for the death of politicians.  There are not enough prisons to silence all of us.
  72. 2021 Friday L: Political News II– Two losers both on the View- lard-lady Meghan McCain (a RINO if ever one existed) and the extremely angry and belligerent (and unattractive) Whoopi Goldberg came close to trading blows on the highly-overrated program over angry old Joe Biden’s treatment of a female reporter.  Yeah, that was pretty bad.  While we dislike both these women, we would love to see ‘Lard Lady’ plant one smack dab in the puss of both Whoopi and ‘Joyless’ Joy Behar.  That would be Pay-per-View TV,  folks.
  73. 2021 Friday M: Political News III– Vice President Mike Pence speaking at the Faith and Freedom Conference in Florida was heckled and booed as a ‘traitor.’  The offenders were escorted out and the vice president’s speech continues.  Meanwhile, there’s a growing clamor for Joe Biden to ask for the resignation of “Kooky Kamala” Harris so he can replace the gibbering jackal with someone actually willing to do the job.  There also is a new bill coming forward demanding that before Willie Brown’s mattress can visit Europe, she visit the southern border FIRST.  Wow.
  74. 2021 Friday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– U.S. Department of Homeland Security Director Alejandro Mayorkas said today- without giving us a single incidence (other than the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021, which is BULLS**T) that domestic terrorism, aka white ‘supremacism’ is the federal government’s number one foe, NOT Chi-Com MSS agents, NOT violent jihadists, NOT Russian agents, NOT Antifa (remember- they’re just a philosophy), and not Black Lives Matter but white folks.  We would encourage Secretary Mayorkas to begin putting up all the threats that have been stopped so we can have some verification that what he claims is true.  Otherwise, we look at it as little more than propaganda.
  75. 2021 Friday O: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– The husband of Ashli Babbitt still seeks answers as to WHY a federal police officer felt so emboldened that he could shoot dead an unarmed woman climbing through a broken window and without warning of the impending shot?  Folks, everyone knows that what happened on January 06, 2021, has been transformed into mythic proportions but the black officer who shot her dead must come forward and answer the questions the American people demand to KNOW.  We believe that U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi- the nonagenarian clinging to the gavel in the House mandated that some people had to die so they could spin the FALSE FLAG OPERATION for the next 60 years which led to the death of Officer Brian Sicknick and U.S. military veteran Babbitt.  Call us ‘conspiracy theorists’ but don’t you think that it’s rather peculiar what actually happened with all of the lies we’ve been told?
  76. 2021 Friday P: Big Tech News– A major poll shows that the majority of Americans believe it’s time to break up Big Tech.
  77. 2021 Friday Q: Religion News– Catholic bishops are moving closer to denying Pro-Death Joe Biden communion over his crazy stance on abortion at all stages and the tacit approval of the selling of baby body parts which friends, puts us on a par with the frigging Chi-Coms.  We contend they should excommunicate EVERY politician supporting the Pro-Death Movement just as they should anyone seeking to topple the Hyde Amendment.
  78. 2021 Friday R: U.S. Senate News– Conniving Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer, DS-NY, says he is ‘going to force a vote on S. 1, the former “For the People Act,’ newly renamed the “John Lewis Voting Rights Act of 2021,” next week in the Senate and will do it sans any input from the Republicans.  Wow.
  79. 2021 Friday S: Economic News– The Fed’s Neel Kashkari advises against rate hikes until sometime towards the end of 2023.  Meanwhile, because of cancellations across 2020-2021, American Airlines has had to refund more than $12 billion in airline tickets.
  80. 2021 Friday T: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega Millions Draw #1669 with a $30 million pot on the line: 14, 36, 44, 46, 53, and Mega 18.  Out of 42,648 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $23,671.
  81. 2021 Friday U: The Wrap Up–  Late breaking news this evening says that- voila!- today, the Biden regime froze military aid to the Ukraine- including lethal weaponry.  This occurs smack dab on the heels of uh, the, uh, Putin-Biden summit in Geneva, Switzerland.  Now, we have been around long enough to recall that when President Donald J. Trump SUPPOSEDLY held up aid to Ukraine to ‘get dirt’ on the Bidens, Democrats impeached him- the first time.  Wow.  Where’s the little bitch, Rep. Adam “Bug-Eyes” Schiff, DS-CA 28th congressional district?  What about that ogre, Rep. Jerrold “Tub of Goo” Nadler, DS-NY 10th congressional district?  Where are the calls for “IMPEACHMENT!  IMPEACHMENT!  IMPEACHMENT!”  Where are they?  Not long after this report appeared, the Biden regime said it ‘was nonsense.’  Sure, right.  You gave Vladimir Putin the oil pipeline and now you’ve finished the job you and Barack Hussein Obama started; you are giving the Ukraine to Vladimir Putin.  My, my, my, the cockroaches always come out at night (and in Hawaii, they fly)…
  82. 2022 Saturday: Everyone knows the drill…

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This artwork is #0865 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Early Autumn.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The Beach Boys released another two-LP retrospective album, “Sunshine Dream” on June 12, 1982, this one looking further back into the group’s vast discography.  Fans get the bang for their buck what with 24 tunes here on this album, all of which are extremely enjoyable including the unreleased, “Beach Boys Medley.”  If you love this band as much as we love it, you will love this album so folks, we hope you seek it out at your favorite haunt for nothing but the best in music- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.

[ii] We began offering music by the supergroup Cream on Friday, 17-January-2014 through Monday, 03-February-2014.  Please seek out their albums by visiting posts on those corresponding dates.  You will be glad you did.  Sadly, at the time, we also should have presented the solo catalogs of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker.  When we do, Derek and the Dominoes will be among them.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

[iii] 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.

[iv] NONE of us believe we will live long enough to promote the music of Ravi Shankar although we wish we could.  Ditto classical music but then- you just never know.

[v] We look forward to promoting the music of the Blues Project within the next five years or so.

[vi] We promoted the music of Big Brother and the Holding Company, beginning on Monday, 18-July-2011 through Tuesday, 26-July-2011.  At the time, we were not farsighted enough to offer the music of Janis Joplin but hope to do so at some point in the near future when we return to promoting the music of American rock bands.

[vii] 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.

[viii] We should have shared the music of Badfinger at the time we promoted that of the Beatles but guess what?  We flipping failed just as we failed to promote the music of Thunderclap Newman at the same time, we did the Who.  One day, we sure as heck will so, please remain vigilant.

[ix] 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.

[x] We promoted the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and of Jimi Hendrix, beginning on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Look for them and add them to your collection.

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

[xii] We hope to share the music of this legendary artist, the VOICE of the Summer of Love and far beyond.  “If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair…”

[xiii] 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.    “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” appeared on Tuesday, 22-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[xiv] Not sure as to when we will do the music of Bruce Springsteen. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

163. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2022

2009 Friday: Following ‘free elections’ in the Islamist hellhole of Iran, people protest them as being ‘unfair.’ Of all the Middle Eastern nations in which, President Barack Obama interfered during the “Green Revolutions,” Iran was the only one in which, he didn’t. Go figure.

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163. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2022:

Trinity Sunday / Loving Day

President (and Vice President) George H.W. Bush; U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom C. Clark; U.S. Interior Secretary Richard A. Ballinger, (Acting) D. Kent Frizzell; U.S. Treasury Secretaries John Connally and George P. Schultz; the Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring Berry Bailey, Bill Haley and the Comets, Boston featuring Brad Delp, Cheap Trick featuring Bun E. Carlos, Colosseum featuring Jon Hiseman, the Dave Clark Five, Family, as well as King Crimson featuring John Wetton, the Pretenders featuring Pete Farndon, and the Troggs featuring Reg Presley:

  1. 816 Sunday: The reign of the 96th Roman Catholic Pontiff St. Leo III ended on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on December 26, 795.
  2. 1012 Friday: The reign of the 142.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Gregory VI commences on this date.  Elected in opposition to Pope Benedict VIII, Gregory guided the faithful from today until December 31, 1012.
  3. 1550 Monday: King Gustavus I Vasa of Sweden issued a decree on this date, which established the city of Helsinki.
  4. 1665 Friday: After driving the Dutch out of New Amsterdam, the English rename it “New York.”  They also appointed its first mayor, Thomas Willett.
  5. 1691 Tuesday: The 242nd Pope Innocent XII succeeds the 241st Pope Alexander VIII in the Papacy.  Alexander served as pontiff from October 06, 1689, until February 01, 1691.  Innocent XII would serve from today until September 27, 1700.
  6. 1776 Wednesday: Virginia’s colonial legislature became the first to adopt the Bill of Rights.
  7. 1787 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passes a law that stipulates senators must be 30 years old or older to serve.
  8. 1792 Tuesday: George Vancouver finds the site of what would become Vancouver, Canada.
  9. 1812 Friday: The combined armies of Napoleon Bonaparte cross the Russian border, bent on invasion.
  10. 1839 Wednesday: According to the legend, Abner Doubleday created the game of baseball on this date. 
  11. 1849 Tuesday: Lewis Haslett of Louisville, Kentucky, patents the gas mask on this date—Patent US6529A.
  12. 1859 Sunday: Prospectors discover the Comstock silver lode in Nevada.
  13. 1867 Wednesday: The Austro-Hungarian Empire forms on this date.
  14. 1898 Sunday: Philippine nationalists declared independence from Spain.
  15. 1917 Tuesday: The United States Secret Service extends protection from the president to his family as well.
  16. 1918 Wednesday: In France on the Western Front, U.S. Army troops launch the first airplane bombing raid by an American unit.
  17. 1920 Saturday: The Republican National Convention, meeting in Chicago, Illinois, nominated Warren G. Harding for president on the 10th ballot and nominated Calvin Coolidge for vice president.
  18. 1921 Sunday: President Warren G. Harding urged every young man in America to attend military training camp.
  19. 1922 Monday: In Seattle, Washington, the former 24th U.S. Interior Secretary Richard A. Ballinger died at age 63.  A Republican, he served under President William Howard Taft, he served from March 06, 1909, to March 12, 1911.
  20. 1923 Tuesday: Harry Houdini—acclaimed magician—while suspended upside-down 40 feet above the ground managed to escape from a strait jacket.
  21. 1924 Thursday: George H.W. Bush—future 43rd Vice President and then 41st President of the United States, a Republican—is born in Milton, Massachusetts, on this date.  As the 43rd vice president, he served under President Ronald Reagan from 1981-1989 and then became the 41st President serving from 1989 to 1993.  
  22. 1926 Saturday: Brazil—in protest of the League of Nation’s determination to allow Germany to enter the body—quits the organization. 
  23. 1935 Wednesday: In the U.S. Senate, Senator Huey Long of Louisiana sets the record for the longest speech by speaking 150,000 words over the course of 15.5 hours.
  24. 1939 Monday: The National Baseball’s Hall of Fame and Museum underwent dedication in Cooperstown, New York.
  25. 1941 Thursday: Future vocalist with the British rock band, the Troggs[i]—Reg Presley—is born in Andover, Hampshire, England, on this date.
  26. 1942 Friday: Anne Frank, a German-born Jewish girl living in Amsterdam, received a diary for her 13th birthday, less than a month before she and her family went into hiding from the Nazis.  Meanwhile, German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler orders the enslavement of the Slavic peoples.
  27. 1943 Saturday: SS Chief Heinrich Himmler orders the liquidation of ALL Nazi-established Jewish ghettoes in occupied Poland.
  28. 1948 Saturday: Future longtime member of the Atlanta Rhythm Section[ii]–Berry Bailey (lead guitar/backing vocals 1971-2006)—is born on this date.
  29. 1949 Sunday: John Wetton, future bassist and vocalist with the English bands, Family[iii], King Crimson[iv], and Asia[v] (as well as others), was born on this date in Willington, Derbyshire, England.
  30. 1950 Monday: Future longtime drummer with the Rockford, Illinois rock band, Cheap Trick[vi]—Bun E. Carlos—is born on this date in Rockford, Illinois.
  31. 1951 Tuesday: Future original vocalist with the band, Boston[vii]—Brad Delp—is born in Danvers, Massachusetts, on this date.
  32. 1952 Thursday: Future member of the Anglo-American rock band, the Pretenders[viii] until his death from a heroin overdose in 1983–Pete Farndon (bass/vocals)—is born on this date in Hereford, England.
  33. 1954 Saturday: Bill Haley and the Comets[ix] release their iconic hit “Rock-around-the-Clock.”
  34. 1956 Tuesday: Under an executive order signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the United States Army officially adopted its present flag.
  35. 1963 Wednesday: One of Hollywood’s most notoriously expensive productions, “Cleopatra,” starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and Rex Harrison, opened in New York City, NY.  Elsewhere in the country, civil rights leader Medgar Evers, 37, was shot and killed outside his home in Jackson, Mississippi.
  36. 1964 Friday: A court in South Africa sentenced Nelson Mandela to life in prison in for being a terrorist.
  37. 1965 Saturday: Rock group, the Dave Clark 5[x], set a record by appearing for the 12th time on the Ed Sullivan Show.
  38. 1967 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Loving vs. Virginia, struck down laws prohibiting interracial marriages.   Speaking of SCOTUS, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom C. Clark- the 86th justice- stepped down from his seat on this date.  A Democrat, President Harry S. Truman nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Frank Murphy.  Clark served from August 19, 1949, until today.  
  39. 1968 Wednesday: Paramount Pictures released the Roman Polanski horror film “Rosemary’s Baby” on this date, which starred Mia Farrow and John Cassavetes.
  40. 1971 Saturday: Tricia Nixon and Edward F. Cox exchanged wedding vows in the White House Rose Garden on this date.
  41. 1972 Monday: The 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst assumed his office today.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from today until April 30, 1973.  Meanwhile, the 61st U.S. Treasury Secretary John Connally stepped down from office and his replacement- the 62nd U.S. Treasury Secretary George P. Schultz assumed the position.  A Republican, he served under President Richard Nixon from today until May 08, 1974.  His predecessor- Secretary Connally, a Democrat- served under the same commander-in-chief from February 11, 1971, until today.
  42. 1975 Thursday: In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, “Hammering” Hank Aaron hits his first home run since 1965.  Meanwhile, the 39.1st Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior D. Kent Frizzell left office on this date and his successor- the 40th U.S. Interior Secretary Stanley K. Hathaway assumed the office on this date.  Hathaway- a Republican- served under President Gerald R. Ford from today until October 09, 1975.  As for Frizzell, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from April 30, 1975, until today.
  43. 1978 Monday: “Son of Sam” killer, David Berkowitz, receives 25 years to life from the New York State Supreme Court.
  44. 1981 Friday: In Detroit, Michigan, at the Joe Louis Arena, WBC heavyweight  champion Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, scores a TKO at the 2:34 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 15-round bout over challenger “Neon Leon” Spinks.  With the victory, Holmes retains both the WBC and The Ring magazine heavyweight titles of the world and puts his pro record to 38-0. As for “Neon Leon,” his record would go to 10-3-2.  
  45. 1981 Friday A: Elsewhere, major league baseball players began a 49-day strike over the issue of free-agent compensation.  Sadly, the season did not resume until August 10, leaving baseball fans pounding sand.  Finally, “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones underwent its first release.
  46. 1987 Friday: President Ronald Reagan, during a visit to the divided German city of Berlin, publicly challenged Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev to “tear down this wall.”
  47. 1991 Wednesday: In Russia, Boris Yeltsin becomes the new president, the first since the collapse of the USSR.
  48. 1994 Sunday: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman lost their lives in a horrendous slashing attack outside her Los Angeles home that shocked the world.  A jury later acquitted her estranged husband, O.J. Simpson of the crime but a jury in a civil action eventually held him liable.
  49. 1999 Saturday: NATO-led peacekeeping forces enter the Yugoslavian province of Kosovo.
  50. 2002 Wednesday: In the NBA Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers sweep the New Jersey Nets 4 games to 0.
  51. 2004 Saturday: Former President George H. W. Bush celebrates his 80th birthday by skydiving.
  52. 2008 Thursday: In a referendum, Ireland shoots down the Lisbon Treaty, a program of reform for the European Union which throws the whole idea into confusion and uncertainty.
  53. 2009 Friday: Following ‘free elections’ in the Islamist hellhole of Iran, people protest them as being ‘unfair.’  Of all the Middle Eastern nations in which, President Barack Obama interfered during the “Green Revolutions,” Iran was the only one in which, he didn’t.  Go figure.  
  54. 2010 Saturday: Hungarian food critic Egon Ronay dies at age 94.
  55. 2011 Sunday: In the NBA Finals, the Dallas Mavericks win their first NBA title by beating the Miami Heat 4 games to 2.
  56. 2012 Tuesday: An Australian coroner’s report rules that a dingo and not a person sentenced to prison was responsible for the death of a baby in 1980.   Meanwhile, Beijing-controlled World Health Organization announces that diesel exhaust causes cancer.  Go figure.
  57. 2013 Wednesday: Russia bans gay propaganda promoting the ‘alternative lifestyles of the LGBTQIA+ community’ the day before.  It goes into effect.  Good.
  58. 2014 Thursday: After terrorists kidnap three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank, the government blames the jihadist thugs of Hamas. 
  59. 2015 Friday: According to On This Day, Zimbabwe decides to end the nation’s national currency offering an exchange of 35 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars for $1 U.S.  Hate to see the citizens bringing their money to the banks for exchange. 
  60. 2016 Sunday: In the early morning hours, local Muslim jihadist Omar Mateen, 29 years-old opens fire at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, slaying 49 people and wounding another 53 before members of the Orlando Police Department kill the POS.  Some say that Mateen himself was homosexual- something his wife denied- which was why he targeted the predominantly gay club.
  61. 2017 Monday: In Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors beat defending champion, the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 129-120, capturing the crown for the second time in three years and avenging their loss to the Cavaliers the previous year.  The addition of Kevin Durant, aka “KD,” during the offseason helped the Warriors clinch the NBA title. 
  62. 2018 Tuesday: In Sutton, England, Jon Hiseman- famed drummer of the British rock band, Colosseum[xi]– died at age 73 on this date.  Meanwhile, the first summit meeting between U.S. President Donald J. Trump and North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un occurs.  Following its conclusion, they agree to meet again to discuss ways by which the two countries can bring peace to the Korean Peninsula.  Elsewhere, the Trump administration debuts a new 16-acre parcel of land in Taipei, Taiwan, which will become the home of ‘the American Institute in Taiwan’ which will actually be the new embassy as the U.S. moves back to the Two-China Policy by which, we recognize the Chi-Coms’ criminal occupation of the mainland and the freedom-loving Chinese people of Taiwan.
  63. 2019 Wednesday: In Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins by a final score of 4-3 to win their first cup in team franchise history.  Congratulations.   Meanwhile, the Chi-Com intelligence-gathering company Huawei pulls back the launch of its laptop (what could be wrong with this?) blaming its setback on the U.S. refusal to permit Chi-Com spy devices into the U.S.  Wait another year or two if the Dems are able to somehow get Trump out of office.
  64. 2020 Friday: Leftists continue causing trouble around the country, trouble we believe is being funded by Beijing and on the ground by their Democratic Party colluders.  Shame on them.  Meanwhile, the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, aka CHAZ, continues to exist, a place where robberies, rapes, and beatings are increasing exponentially. Various groups are now fighting for supremacy in there, how soon before we have outright violence, public whippings, and even executions?  Meanwhile, the Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, a committed Marxist, says ‘it’s akin to the summer of love.’  Yeah, right. It is high time for the U.S. government to put both Beijing and their Democratic Party lackeys on notice that we are not going to put up with this crap.  Enough is flipping enough!  Sadly, statues across the country have been vandalized, torn down, and/or destroyed.  Not good.
  65. 2020 Friday A: Here are the statistics for the Wuhan Bat Virus Crisis, sent around the globe by communist bigwig, Xi Jinping: 7,573,699 confirmed cases, 423,155 confirmed deaths, and 3,582,269 confirmed recoveries.   In the United States, here are the stats for today: 2,083,548 confirmed cases, 116,130 confirmed deaths, and 626,642 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 141,983 confirmed cases, 4,943 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries; politics as usual.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 685 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 622 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the stats: 24,799 confirmed cases, 1,194 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
  66. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 176,228,232 confirmed cases, +194,903, 3,803,547  confirmed deaths, +30,302 and 160,228,887 confirmed recoveries, +27,613.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,312,504 confirmed cases, UP 6,058 from yesterday’s reporting, 614,982 confirmed deaths, UP 244,[xii] and 28,378,420 confirmed recoveries, UP 32,096.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xiii]  
  67. 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 297,075 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 162,574 deaths  
  68. 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: 3,801,874 confirmed cases, 63,270 confirmed deaths, and 2,064,276 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,346,153 confirmed cases, 37,265 confirmed deaths, and 2,009,593 confirmed recoveries (NEW NUMBERS!).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,975 confirmed cases, 505 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 446,411 confirmed cases, 5,858 confirmed deaths, and 219,522 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Utah, the home of LOSER Mitt Romney: they have 409,364 confirmed cases, 2,323 confirmed deaths, and 401,606 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]   
  69. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign Covid Stats Of The Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,653 confirmed cases, 6,428 confirmed deaths, and 833,007 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Madagascar, 114th country on the list: 41,894 cases of the virus, 882 confirmed deaths and 40,213 confirmed recoveries.[xv]     
  70. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,479.60, UP 13.36 points (+0.039%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,069.42, UP 49.09 points (+0.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,247.44, UP +8.26 points (+0.19%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.78 per barrel, -0.13 (-0.18%).  The price of GOLD is $1,879.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $28.05 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.34%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,149.30 per troy oz, -1.80 (-0.16%) while the price of COPPER is $4.55 per pound, +0.01 (+0.32%).[xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,775.99 per troy oz, -0.32 (-0.01%).[xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $22,300.00 per troy oz., +950.00 (+4.45%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Kazakhstani Tenge, one greenback equals 426.78 and in Kenyan Schilling, a buck equals 107.70 and in Korean- North Won, one dollar equals 900.00 of theirs.[xix]        
  71. 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 $4.224 per gallon, $2.972 in Florida, $3.977 in Hawaii, and $3.615 in Washington state.[xx]    Let’s look at one other location- Massachusetts: $2.946.  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- Guatemala: $3.625 per U.S. Gallon.[xxi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,397,916,923,036 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxii]  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 Cayman Islands, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Taiwan with $235 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).[xxiii]
  72. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Today is Day No. 82 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in sole charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and lo and behold…she has not visited it today nor will she.  What a loser.  You know things are bad when one’s own political party- in this case, the Democrats- have no words to express how disappointed they are with her job performance.  Loser.
  73. 2021 Saturday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Communist China passes a new ‘anti-sanctions act,’ (Not sure what they mean by this?) in which they will deny visas, freeze assets, and deport into permanent internal exile anyone who criticizes their murderous, Nazi-like regime.  Go figure.  Speaking of thuggish states, Russian President Vladimir Putin- in office until 2036 (how’s that for longevity?)- says the relationship between him and his nation with the United States has drastically declined since the ‘drooler-in-chief’ “Pro-China Joe” Biden usurped the White House.
  74. 2021 Saturday H: Joe Biden Regime News I– Joe Biden’s earpiece has nominated Carlos Del Toro to become secretary of the United States Navy.  Speaking of the U.S. military, the GOP is pushing the Biden regime to increase national defense spending as more and more people continue pointing out the sad fact that the Chi-Coms are speedily increasing the size of their military in preparation for war with the United States.  (Note- we encourage launching a first strike on the Chi-Coms with all tools available in our arsenal while continuing to increase the size of our own to be able to contend with a war on numerous fronts).
  75. 2021 Saturday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has announce an emergency meeting so they can begin delving into the growing reports of myocarditis in mostly young men who have answered the Siren’s call to go get themselves vaccinated with a vaccine that has ONLY ‘emergency clearance,’ a vaccine in which the drug manufacturers have ‘qualified immunity’ (something they seek to strip away from cops), and a vaccine in which more than 5,000 people in the past six months have died from getting.  Various sources in the medical industry in the United States have informed us that ANY DRUG with 100 deaths or more associated with it would already be pulled from the market.  Go figure.  In other Xi Jinping Bat Flu Virus news, Rep.  Devin Nunes, R-CA 22 congressional district, continues to sound the alarm over all the secrecy surrounding the Wuhan Institute of Virology. 
  76. 2021 Saturday J: Political News I– President Donald J. Trump spoke out on the ‘jobless union workers who voted in lockstep for Joe Biden and now with the Keystone XL Pipeline closed, they are sitting at home drawing unemployment.’  (Note- someone should take AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka out and give him a good thrashing.  Perhaps when America’s labor unions vote for leadership again, they will go with an ‘America-first’ supporter rather than an overweight, ignorant, political hack who can’t get his nose out of the butt cracks of Democratic-Socialist hacks).
  77. 2021 Saturday K: Political News II– Far-left liberal commentator Bill Maher blasts his left-wing cronies for failing to acknowledge the progress made on racial and social fronts.  Bill generally calls them the way he sees them.  Elsewhere, at the MAGA FRANK Rally in New Richmond, Wisconsin, Diamond and Silk lambasted Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, CPUSA-MN 5th congressional district in front of a vast crowd of American patriots, saying of this unpatriotic POS that ‘if she doesn’t love her country then she’s free to go.’  Of Joe Biden, they said ‘hell no to Jim Joe Crow Joe, that the Swamp installed him, the American people did not elect him.’ 
  78. 2021 Saturday L: Health And Medical Alerts– As if we already didn’t have enough problems with the Chi-Com lab-engineered virus running amok, our friends in England have just reported the first two cases of the highly-contagious, West African lethal disease the monkeypox.  Similar to smallpox, this disease can run amok through a population causing problems that will reverberate through said society.  Folks, this is what happens when there are NO controls on the borders or ports of entry.  It is as if various world governments are social re-engineering to alleviate the world of much of its ‘excess population.’ 
  79. 2021 Saturday M: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– Stay tuned for the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3568 with a $54 million pot on the line and also for the Powerball Draw #854 with a $31 million pot up for grabs.  First, here are the results for the Super Lotto: 05, 10, 21, 22, 36, and Mega 10.  Out of 151,840 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $50,728.  The winning ticket was sold at My Goods Market #5519 in Sacramento, CA 95864.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball: 08, 25, 34, 38, 41, and Power 10.  Out of 43,809 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were two people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $11,467 apiece.
  80. 2022 Sunday:  Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0859 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Monumental Sunset.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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Friends, we are going to present something to you today that MANY self-proclaimed fans of the Beach Boys have slammed: “M.I.U. Album,” their next studio release that came out on September 25, 1978.  When it came out, yes, it sold poorly, was not well received but friends, we love the f**k out of this album just as we do its successor, “Light Album (L.A. Album).  Reportedly, the album was released to fulfill contractual obligations and even stranger, it was recorded in Iowa at the Maharishi International University to keep the Boys away from their West Coast drug suppliers.  Once again, we have the Wilson Brothers and Mike Love and Al Jardine along with some members of the touring band.  This album remains one of our favorites and almost every tune is a delight.  It opens with “She’s Got Rhythm,” sung by Brian whose vocals are back in fine form followed by “Come Go With Me,” sung by Al followed by “Hey, Little Tomboy,” sung by Mike and Brian.  Some fans said this tune sounded like some sort of pedophile song but we will say, it most likely was written years later so being sung by older guys is just how it is.  Great song.  Next, we get “Kona Coast,” sung by Mike and Al, followed by “Peggy Sue,” the old favorite and then “Woncha Come Out Tonight,” perhaps the low point of the album.  Side Two opens Carl’s “Sweet Sunday Kind of Love,” followed by Mike Love’s “Belles of Paris.”  Then the crème de la crème follow with the amazing, “Pitter Patter,” sung by Al and Mike, followed by Dennis’ “My Diane.”  Then, the song we believe to be the best of the best, “Match Point of Our Love,” all Brian.  Finally, the album closes out with “Winds of Change,” another Al and Mike vocal.  Folks, this is a GREAT album, screw what critics and disgruntled fans say.  This remains among our favorite albums of their catalog so please, seek it out and enjoy.  We think you will be glad you did.

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[i] We began promoting the music of the Troggs on Monday, 06-January-2020 and then Google Blogger slammed the door shut on us.  Go figure.  We hope to return to presenting the music of the greatest bands in the world one day so please, remain vigilant for the day that we do.

[ii] The Atlanta Rhythm Section is another awesome American band, one we sure as heck hope to promote when and if we return to doing music again.

[iii] 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.

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

[v] We hope to promote the music of Asia at some point within the next 20 years.

[vi] When we return to promoting American bands, Cheap Trick will be towards the top so please stay alert.  You won’t want to miss them.

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

[viii] We are not sure as to when we will promote the music of the Pretenders but when we do, you will be the first to know so rejoice.

[ix] You can bet that one day we will promote the music of Bill Haley and the Comets.  Remain alert for the day we do.

[x] We plan on doing the music of the Dave Clark 5 and the Box Tops one of these days.

[xi] We look forward to sharing the music of this influential British band within the next five years.  Colosseum was overlooked when we shared the group of interconnected bands in which, Humble Pie, was a part.  Sorry for the oversight.

[xii] 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)

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

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

[xv] 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)

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

[xvii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

154. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 03, 2022

2021 Thursday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, And ‘Refugees’ News- News reports today say that ‘illegal aliens released from custody into the interior of the United States are now out there panhandling as they have no resources.’ Wow. Hopefully, as these people weaken from malnutrition and lack of water, they will begin self-deporting. What is clear is that the American people are not going to come to their aid. Vamanos mojados! (Note- a ‘purge’ might be coming soon…)

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154. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 03, 2022:

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Jefferson Davis Birthday (Florida)

Confederate President (and U.S. Secretary of War) Jefferson Davis; Vice President Garrett Hobart; U.S. Secretary of Defense Frank Carlucci; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Williams Adams Richardson and William E. Simon; Muhammad Ali; the Byrds featuring Michael Clarke, Curtis Mayfield, Curved Air featuring Florian Pilkington-Miksa, Fairport Convention featuring Dave Swarbrick, The Kinks, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Billy Powell, Mott the Hoople featuring Ian Hunter, and T-Rex featuring Mickey Finn:

  1. 1083 Sunday: Henry IV of Germany storms Rome on this date capturing St. Peter’s Cathedral.
  2. 1098 Friday: During the First Crusade, the Crusaders storm Antioch, Syria, after a five-month siege.
  3. 1509 Thursday: England’s King Henry VIII weds his first wife, Catherine of Aragon.
  4. 1539 Saturday: Hernando de Soto claims Florida for Spain.
  5. 1540 Monday: Hernando de Soto and his Conquistadors cross the Appalachian Mountains, the first Europeans to do so.
  6. 1621 Thursday: The Dutch West India Company received a charter for New Netherlands, which we now know as ‘New York.’
  7. 1781 Sunday: Captain Jack Jouett began riding his horse some 40 miles from Louisa County, Va., to Charlottesville, where Governor Thomas Jefferson and other politicians were located, to warn of approaching British troops who intended to take them prisoner.
  8. 1784 Thursday: The Congress formally created the United States Army to replace the disbanded Continental Army.  On June 14, 1775, the Second Continental Congress created the Continental Army for purposes of common defense and this event the nation considers as the birth of the United States Army.
  9. 1800 Tuesday: John Adams moved to Washington, D.C.  He was the first president to live in what later became the capital of the United States.
  10. 1805 Monday: In the captain’s cabin aboard the USS Constitution, the United States and the Muslim pirate state of Tripoli signed a peace treaty.
  11. 1808 Friday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis was born in Christian County, Kentucky.  Prior to siding with the South in the Civil War, Jefferson served the nation as the United States’ 23rd U.S. secretary of war.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Pierce from March 07, 1853, to March 04, 1857.  He also was a U.S. senator.
  12. 1844 Monday: Future Republican vice president, #24, 1897-1899, Garrett Hobart, is born on this date in Long Branch, New Jersey.  He would serve under President William McKinley from March 04, 1897, to November 21, 1899, when a heart ailment would claim his life.  Theodore Roosevelt would succeed him as the 25th U.S. vice president.    
  13. 1851 Tuesday: The New York Knickerbockers became the first baseball team to wear uniforms.
  14. 1856 Tuesday: Cullen Whipple patented the screw machine on this date.
  15. 1864 Friday: Confederate General Robert E. Lee wins his last battle, the Battle of Cold Harbor.
  16. 1871 Saturday: Jesse James and his gang rob the Orocock Bank at Corydon, Iowa, of $15,000.
  17. 1874 Wednesday: The 29th U.S. Treasury Secretary Williams Adams Richardson stepped down from office on this date.  A member of no professed political party, Secretary Richardson served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 17, 1873, until today.
  18. 1888 Sunday: The poem, “Casey at the Bat,” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, was first published in the San Francisco Daily Examiner.
  19. 1915 Thursday: Austro-German forces recapture Przemysl in Poland leading to the collapse of the entire Russian front.
  20. 1918 Monday: The Finnish Parliament ratified its treaty with Germany.   Elsewhere, “His Family,” by Ernest Poole, became the first novel to win the Pulitzer Prize.
  21. 1923 Sunday: Il Duce Benito Mussolini granted women the right to vote in Fascist Italy.
  22. 1932 Friday: Lou Gehrig set a major league record when he hit four consecutive homeruns.
  23. 1935 Monday: The French liner Normandie set a record on her maiden voyage when she crossed the Atlantic in four days by arriving in New York Harbor on this date.
  24. 1937 Thursday: Edward, the Duke of Windsor, who had abdicated the British throne, married Wallis Warfield Simpson in a private ceremony in Monts, France.
  25. 1938 Friday: The German Reich voted to confiscate so-called ‘degenerate art.’
  26. 1939 Saturday: Ian Hunter, future founding member of the British band, Mott the Hoople[i] as its vocalist and rhythm guitarist, is born on this date in Oswestry, Shropshire, England.
  27. 1940 Monday: The last British, French, and Belgium troops leave the beaches at Dunkirk as the German army closes in, bringing the invasion of France to its conclusion.
  28. 1942 Wednesday: The Battle of Midway Island begins.  Meanwhile, in Chicago, Illinois, future Motown legend Curtis Mayfield is born.
  29. 1943 Thursday: Los Angeles saw the beginning of its “Zoot Suit Riots” as white service members clashed with young Latinos wearing distinctive-looking zoot suits; the violence finally ended when military officials declared the city off limits to enlisted personnel.
  30. 1944 Saturday: German troops begin evacuation of their personnel from Rome to head north to a more secure defensive line.
  31. 1946 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that race segregation on buses is unconstitutional.  Meanwhile, in Tokyo, the war crimes tribunal opens with the aim to try 28 Japanese war criminals.  Meanwhile, future drummer with the Los Angeles bands, the Byrds[ii], the Flying Burrito Brothers[iii], and Firefall[iv], Michael Clarke, is born in Spokane, Washington, on this date.
  32. 1947 Tuesday: In Surrey, United Kingdom, future member of T-Rex[v] (drummer/percussion/bass/vocals), Mickey Finn, is born. 
  33. 1948 Thursday: The 200-inch reflecting Hale Telescope at the Palomar Mountain Observatory in California was dedicated.
  34. 1950 Saturday: In Paddington, London, future drummer with the British prog-rock band, Curved Air- Florian Pilkington-Miksa is born.
  35. 1952 Tuesday: Billy Powell, future keyboardist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[vi] (1972-1977 / 1979 / 1987-2009 when he died) is born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on this date.  Meanwhile, a rebellion by North Korean prisoners in the Koje prison camp in South Korea ended when American troops crushed it.
  36. 1955 Friday: Convicted murderess Barbara Graham, 31, met her end in the gas chamber at San Quentin State Prison in California, as were Jack Santo and Emmett Perkins, for the 1953 slaying of Mabel Monahan.
  37. 1959 Wednesday: The first class graduated from the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  38. 1962 Sunday: Air Flight 007, a U.S.-bound Boeing 707, crashed while attempting to take off from Orly Airport near Paris; all but two of the 132 people aboard were killed.
  39. 1963 Monday: Pope John XXIII- the 261st pontiff- died at age 81, ending a relatively brief but highly influential 4.5-year papacy; the 262nd Pope Paul VI succeeded him and would serve until August 6, 1978.
  40. 1964 Wednesday: South Korean President Park Chung-hee declared martial law in the face of student protests.
  41. 1965 Thursday: Astronaut Edward White became the first American to “walk” in space during the flight of Gemini 4.
  42. 1969 Tuesday: On NBC-TV, the last episode of the original Star Trek series airs.
  43. 1970 Wednesday: Ray Davies of the Kinks[vii] travels round-trip from London-to-New York to change one word in the song, “Lola,” (“Coca-Cola” to “cherry cola”) because the BBC did not want to mention a product.  Elsewhere, Har Gobind Khorana and his colleagues announced the first synthesis of a gene from chemical components. 
  44. 1972 Saturday: Sally J. Priesand was ordained as America’s first female rabbi at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  45. 1977 Friday: The United States and Cuba discuss diplomatic relations.  Cuba also announced the immediate release of 10 Americans jailed on drug charges in their country.
  46. 1979 Sunday: Idi Amin, ex-president of Uganda, flees to Libya for asylum.
  47. 1980 Tuesday: President Jimmy Carter wins enough delegates to win re-nomination.
  48. 1981 Wednesday: Pope John Paul II- the 264th pope- is released from the hospital following an attempted assassination attempt.
  49. 1983 Friday: Gordon Kahl, a militant tax protester wanted in the slayings of two U.S. Marshals in North Dakota, was killed in a gun battle with law enforcement officials near Smithville, Arkansas.
  50. 1985 Monday: After five years, the characters of Nancy and Chris Hughes returned to CBS-TV’s “As the World Turns” soap opera.
  51. 1989 Saturday: Iran’s spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, died.  Elsewhere in the world, Chinese army troops began their sweep of Beijing to crush student-led pro-democracy demonstrators, which led to the massacre at Tiananmen Square.  Finally, sports-casting legend Vin Scully broadcasts 23 innings in two different cities on one day.    
  52. 1999 Thursday: The government of Slobodan Milosevic accepted an international peace plan concerning Kosovo.  NATO announced that airstrikes would continue until 40,000 Serb forces withdrew from the beleaguered Muslim-majority former province of the former Yugoslavia.
  53. 2000 Saturday: In beautiful Santa Barbara, California, the former 63rd U.S. Treasury Secretary William E. Simon died at age 72.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from May 09, 1974, to January 20, 1977.
  54. 2006 Saturday: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrest 17 Islamists suspected of planning bombings in Toronto, Canada.  Elsewhere, the Union of Serbia and Montenegro ends as Montenegro issues a formal declaration of its independence.
  55. 2008 Tuesday: Barack Obama claimed the Democratic presidential nomination in a long-time-coming victory speech, speaking in the same St. Paul, Minnesota, arena where Republicans would be holding their national convention in September 2008.  Meanwhile, astronauts installed a 37-foot-long Japanese lab named “Kibo” at the International Space Station.
  56. 2011 Friday: Former North Carolina senator and Democratic presidential candidate, John Edwards, is indicted on charges of conspiracy and of violating campaign finance laws.
  57. 2013 Monday: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton earns $500,000 for a speech given to honor Israel’s President Shimon Peres.  Meanwhile, a sharply divided Supreme Court cleared the way for police to take a DNA swab from anyone they arrested for a serious crime.
  58. 2014 Tuesday: Famed former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali died at age 74 in Scottsdale, California.  The self-proclaimed “Greatest” (he was indeed) had a record of 61 fights, 56 wins (37 wins by KO) and 5 losses.  Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama announces his plan to establish a $1 billion fund to increase the build-up of U.S. troops in Europe.  No wonder WHY NATO loses its cookies in 2017-2019 when new President Trump demands they step up their payments…or else.
  59. 2015 Wednesday: In Accra, Ghana, an explosion at a gas station kills 200 people and injures countless others.  Not sure if it was a mishap or a terrorist attack.
  60. 2016 Friday: In Aberystwyth, Wales, longtime member of the British folk-rock band, Fairport Convention[viii], Dave Swarbrick (fiddle, viola) lost his battle with pneumonia on this date; he was 75-years-old.
  61. 2017 Saturday: In London, members of the so-called “religion of peace”- Islam launch yet another terrorist attack, this time at the Borough Market.  Three gibbering jihadists drive a rental truck into a crowd out doing its shopping and enjoying a pleasant Saturday.  After running over numerous pedestrians, they then jump out and begin stabbing people, killing at least 7 and wounding another 48 before British cops shoot the scumbags dead.
  62. 2018 Sunday: In Game 2 of the 2018 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors ended up pounding the snot out of the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 122-103 with Step Curry hitting 9 three-pointers along with his other teammates delivering critical backup.  The fourth quarter became a rout and the Cavaliers ended up pulling their starters and sending their bench in for 4-5 minutes of garbage time.  Meanwhile, the nation’s 16th U.S. Secretary of Defense Frank Carlucci died at age 87 in McLean, Virginia.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from 11-23-1987 to 01-20-1989.
  63. 2019 Monday: The government of Sudan draws international condemnation upon itself when its military opens fire on protesters in the streets of Khartoum.  The military is credited with the murders of at least 100 people, many of whose bodies were then tossed into the Nile River.  Hate to be downstream.
  64. 2020 Wednesday: President Donald J. Trump continues fighting the good fight alone.  On this day, his Defense Secretary Mark Esper distances himself from the commander-in-chief over the president’s trip to St. John’s Church across from the White House as a ‘photo op’ as well as the fact that he has suggested that ‘if governors don’t get their states under control, he might implement the Insurrection Act to force them to do so.  Former Defense Secretary General James “Mad Dog” Mattis slams the president in an article in Atlantic magazine while former President Barack Hussein Obama gives a statement on race relations in the United States and what must be done to solve them.
  65. 2020 Wednesday A: COVID-19, the Bat Flu Virus Crisis from communist China continues racking up numbers although with race relations on fire in the U.S., no one seems to give a hoot.  Here are the stats for the world: 6,393,956 confirmed cases, 383,318 confirmed deaths, and 2,786,615 confirmed recoveries.   In the United States, here are the numbers: 1,888,652 confirmed cases, 108,596 confirmed deaths, and 425,632 confirmed recoveries.
  66. 2020 Wednesday B: In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 117,687 confirmed cases, 4,361 confirmed deaths, but Governor Gavin Newsom has no number of confirmed recoveries which means nothing but politics.  In Hawaii, here are the numbers: 653 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 609 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the numbers: 22,484 confirmed cases, 1,135 confirmed deaths, but like California, no mention of confirmed recoveries.
  67. 2021 Thursday COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 172,883,220 confirmed cases, +464,659, 3,716,237  confirmed deaths, +10,150 and 155,810,539 confirmed recoveries, +738,172.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,173,445 confirmed cases, UP 16,684 from yesterday’s reporting, 611,572 confirmed deaths, UP 660,[ix] and 28,023,870 confirmed recoveries, UP 48,257.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[x]  
  68. 2021 Thursday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 293,626 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 165,983 deaths  
  69. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,792,883 confirmed cases, 63,309 confirmed deaths, and 2,058,543 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,329,867 confirmed cases, 36,973 confirmed deaths, and 1,970,341 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,402 confirmed cases, 501 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 440,890 confirmed cases, 5,872 confirmed deaths, and 214,452 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Minnesota, home of looted stores, beaten people, and burned down neighborhoods: they have 601,881 confirmed cases, 7,515 confirmed deaths, and 591,092 confirmed recoveries.[xi]   
  70. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,532 confirmed cases, 6,416 confirmed deaths, and 832,918 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Mozambique, 103rd country on the list, a former Portuguese colony, a: 70,965 cases of the virus, 837 confirmed deaths and 69,641 confirmed recoveries.[xii]     
  71. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,577.04, DOWN 23.34 points (-0.067%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,614.51, DOWN 141.82 points (-1.03%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,192.85, DOWN 15.27 points (-0.06%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.46 per barrel, -0.34 (-0.49%).  The price of GOLD is $1,872.30 per troy oz., -1.60 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $27.50 per troy ounce, +0.01 (+0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,156.30 per troy oz, -5.60 -0.48%) while the price of COPPER is $4.47 per pound, +0.01 (+0.11%).[xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,833.92 per troy oz, -5.06 (-0.18%).[xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $24,300.00 per troy oz., -900.00 (-3.57%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $605,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.15.     In East Caribbean Dollar, one greenback equals 2.70 and in Ecuador Sucre, a buck equals 24,182.45 and in Egyptian Pound, one dollar equals 15.64 of theirs.[xvi]        
  72. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the four states in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.205 per gallon, $2.859 in Florida, $3.943 in Hawaii, and $3.584 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Delaware: $2.978.  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- Vietnam: $3.257 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,364,012,078,749 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good.  NOTE- communist China owns approximately $1.1 trillion.[xx] 
  73. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ 73rd day in this job and as of yet, she is a NO-SHOW.  Perhaps it’s duties as the new ‘equity czar’ (or whatever you want to call it) that are interfering with her fulfillment of her pre-existing duties.  We shall see.  Customs and Border Patrol says that for the month of April 17-thousand illegal alien brats were apprehended.  We say: load them onto planes, trains, buses, and freighters and send them back to Tegucigalpa and let the Central Americans sort them out.  Enough is enough.  Anyhow, One America News reports the following statistics: (1) Cost of illegal aliens to the American people for today: $527,980,864.  (2) Number of illegal aliens who have crossed just in 2021: 1,723,907.  (3) Total Cost of caring for illegal aliens this year alone: $168,199,241,728.  Finally, (4) Total number of illegals in the United States as of today (One America News count): 35,723,908.  (Note- since this blog began in 2009, we suggested there were anywhere between 35-50 million illegals in the country back then; now, we suspect that number is closer to 55-85 million illegal aliens sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers.  They clog our schools, our hospitals, deplete our food banks, reap benefits to which the scum are not entitled, drive up rents, lower wages, and deplete jobs meant for Americans.  This simply must stop, and it must stop now.  Everyone- turn illegal aliens over to law enforcement or deal with them yourselves.
  74. 2021 Thursday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, And ‘Refugees’ News– News reports today say that ‘illegal aliens released from custody into the interior of the United States are now out there panhandling as they have no resources.’  Wow.  Hopefully, as these people weaken from malnutrition and lack of water, they will begin self-deporting.  What is clear is that the American people are not going to come to their aid.  Vamanos mojados!  (Note- a ‘purge’ might be coming soon…)
  75. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– More than 10,000 Olympics volunteers have quit.  However, organizers of the Tokyo Summer Olympics claim they will go on as scheduled which is in two months.  Meanwhile, we learned today that the Chi-Coms are paying American newspapers to publish their propaganda.  Wow.  We knew newspapers were having a hell of a time staying in business due to their far-left politics but had no idea they would sell our country out to Beijing.  Wow again.  Elsewhere, Georgia gubernatorial candidate Vernon Jones says that ‘the U.S. must stand with Israel and with Jewish Americans.’
  76. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– As the emails of Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci continue hitting the news cycle, there is increasing demand for the political hack to come before Congress and answer questions over his ties to the Wuhan Institute of Virology, his cover-up of the Chi-Coms’ gain of function studies with the bat viruses, and his actions since the pandemic began.  Sadly- for him- the American people now know that he is little more than a pollical operative who could have helped President Donald J. Trump negate the pandemic in the U.S. sooner than he was able to and note- he acted unilaterally extremely fast to halt the inflow of people from communist China and from Europe.  “Phony Tony” has much for which to answer and as the highest-paid bureaucrat in Washington, D.C., he must start answering questions NOW.
  77. 2021 Thursday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Now that we have a usurper in the White House, medical science now feels it’s okay to tell the American people that- God forbid!- Hydroxychloroquine, aka Plaquenil, increases COVID-19 survival rates by 100-percent (which we already knew) and that it both shortens the length of the illness and its severity.   In other news, former Florida Rep. and current director for the American Center for Political Leadership Dennis Ross says that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci has done more than anyone else to politicize the Xi Jinping Bat Flu than anyone else in the United States.  Regarding little “Phony Tony,” President Donald J. Trump says that with ‘Fauci exposed, the Chi-Coms owe the United States alone $10 trillion for causing the pandemic.’  Amen.  Elsewhere, Francis Collins, director of the National Institute of Health, is striving to cover his ass by calling for a probe into what the Chi-Coms at the Wuhan Institute of Virology knew and when did they know it?  Finally, “Phony Tony” says that ‘President Donald J. Trump deserves credit for the Chi-Vi vaccines but so do other presidents.’  What?  What other presidents had a hand in Operation Warp Speed?
  78. 2021 Thursday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W. Va, continues meeting with the Biden regime to negotiate an infrastructure deal.  “Mumbling, Stumbling Old Joe” still demands ONE TRILLION DOLLARS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE (so says Barack Obama’s voice in his earpiece) but claims he will lower his demand for a 28-percent tax on corporations.  (Note- the Bidenistas, however, are hard at work at getting the G7 to agree to a global tax on corporations of around 28-percent so this is a bogus area of negotiation).   In other regime news, Joe Biden still hasn’t appointed permanent leaders to oversee BIG TECH.  (Note- he will pick some loser seeing as how BIG TECH owns the Biden regime).  Next, the regime has ordered NO investment in Chi-Com firms connected to the Chinese Communist Party, the Chi-Com military, or surveillance.[xxi] 
  79. 2021 Thursday L: Business News– A recent study says that ‘unemployment claims in Florida are down 97-percent from last year.’  You go, Florida, you go.  Speaking of unemployment across the country, last week, first time filings for jobless benefits dropped to 385,000.  Meanwhile, initial reports say the U.S. added 985,000 jobs in May.  Excellent.  Question- are they ‘hamburger-flipper jobs?’  Democrats always deride those sorts of jobs when Republicans are in the White House.  Elsewhere, Dogecoin price jumps amid Coinbase debut what with Dogecoin being the 6th most valuable cryptocurrency.
  80. 2021 Thursday M: Political News I– “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, signs into law a $101 billion spending bill for Florida in 2022.  Next, extremely popular U.S. Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, announced today that he is going to seek a second term.  Congratulations.  Speaking of Louisiana, state lawmakers pass a bill allowing its citizens to conceal carry handguns sans a license.  The bill will move to the desk of Governor John Bel Edwards, D-LA. Moving on, President Donald J. Trump is going to be the headliner at North Carolina’s GOP convention and will speak on Saturday, June 5, 2021, in Greenville.  Meanwhile, Rep. Nancy Mace, R-SC 1st congressional district, says that the Biden regime’s agenda will help the GOP retake both houses of Congress in 2022.  (Note- this is why the regime wants to legalize 11 million new illegal aliens as citizens).  Speaking of Rep. Mace, conservative icon Todd Starnes says of Mace that Snopes labeled the recent attack on the Rep.’s home a ‘rumor.’  Wow.
  81. 2021 Thursday N: Political News II– A new poll says that a majority of Americans support the DEATH PENALTY.  Next, Rep. Thomas Massie, R-KY 4th congressional district, says of the U.S. House of Representatives dictate that ‘everyone must wear a mask’ as being NOTHING but political theater.  Elsewhere, things just keep piling on: former Rep. Katie Hill, DS-CA 25th congressional district, finds herself forced by a judge to pay $219 thousand in legal fees over a revenge porn case.  As you recall, Rep. Hill was forced to relinquish her seat after being involved in various sexual liaisons with numerous people including campaign staffers and office staffers.  Poor Katie.  Boohoo.  In other Democrat loser news, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov, won a lawsuit lodged against him over his totalitarian lockdowns and restrictions in the Empire State.  However, the courts have ordered California to pay $2 million in damages for its harsh lockdowns of Golden State churches.   Elsewhere, Rep. Nicole Malliotakis, R-NY 11th congressional district, says it’s a ‘national disgrace to fly the Black Lives Matter flag at U.S. embassies around the world.’  Finally, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, says the Biden regime’s dictate of NO fireworks at Mt. Rushmore this July 4, 2021, is because the ‘left hates celebrating America.’  Amen.
  82. 2021 Thursday O: Political News III– Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, is co-sponsoring the “Only Old Glory Act” that will ban all other flags- like the LGBTQIA+ flag, the Black Lives Matter flags, and other flags at ALL U.S. government buildings, embassies, and other structures around the world and in the country.  In other news, we continue hearing reports that actor Matthew McConaughey might run for governor of Texas, but NO one knows for what he stands.  HOW ABOUT TELLING THE WORLD WTF YOU STAND FOR, BOY?  Meanwhile, we hear a new report that says that AFTER Rep. Liz Cheney, R-WY at large district, had to spend $58,000 on private security, she was so afraid of Trump supporters.  Folks, recall this woman from office NOW.   Finally, U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has confirmed that he is the subject of an FBI investigation (2020 Elections bull crap) and denies any wrongdoing.  
  83. 2021 Thursday P: Political News IV– Texas lawmakers canceled Dallas Mavericks’ owner Mark Cuban’s anti-National Anthem kibosh.  Cuban is a POS and what’s more, he should move his Karl Marx-loving ass to Beijing where they will gladly take this reprobate loser in and make him one of theirs.  Speaking of Beijing- which we seem to do all the time now- Rep. Jim Hagedorn, R-MN 1st congressional district, says that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci could very well be ‘covering up for the Chi-Coms when it comes to the origins of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu and what hand- if any- the political hack had in loosing it upon the world.  Meanwhile, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, won a challenge to campaign reimbursement rules.  A three-judge panel said it’s okay for a candidate to use campaign contributions to reimburse personal money he put into his political campaign.  Democrats are wailing and sniveling over this BIG WIN!
  84. 2021 Thursday Q: Miscellaneous News I–  One of the last- IF not the last- attorney on the so-called “Dream Team” involved in the infamous O.J. Simpson murder trial back in 1995, F. Lee Bailey, died today at age 87.  Over the course of his lifetime, he defended numerous BIG-NAME personalities and celebrities.  Next, gay journalist Andy Ngo snuck into his hometown of Portland, Oregon, and got yet another beat-down from Antifa.  He was able to seek refuge in a hotel while a howling mob of slavering lunatics tried to get in to lynch the dumb bastard.  YOU can’t go home, Andy, these people want to KILL YOU.  Elsewhere, the Food and Drug Administration is encouraging the American people NOT to eat cicadas (who the hell is eating flipping bugs- we aren’t the Chi-Coms) if one is allergic to seafood.  (Note- anyone who eats insects in this country should be scooped up and deported to communist China).  
  85. 2021 Thursday R: U.S. Supreme Court News– For the first time since being seated on the U.S. Supreme Court, newest Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett sided against Associate Justice Clarence Thomas.  The case concerning computer law, namely a Georgia law enforcement officer Sgt. Nathan Van Buren was in trouble for violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 in that he was paid money to do a search on a license plate using his police department computer.  Lower courts said what he did was a violation of not just state law but federal law and thus his case eventually made its way to SCOTUS.   Coney not only joined in the 6-3 decision but also wrote the majority opinion.  The three justices in opposition were Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito. 
  86. 2021 Thursday S: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– two things- one we heard yesterday and one today.  Yesterday, we learned that enfeebled Robert S. Mueller III, chief ankle-biting dog for the Democrats, is going to teach a course on the BOGUS Trump-Russia collusion narrative at the University of Virginia School of Law.  What a farce.  Today, we learned that Rep. Alexandria “Baby Evita” Ocasio-Cortez, aka the Fly, aka Sandy Cortez (birthname), CPUSA-NY 14th congressional district, is bitching and moaning about the condition of her pobrecita abuelita’s home in Puerto Rico.  Apparently, the place is a DUMP, and the little communist is blaming President Donald J. Trump for not making things ‘right’ after Hurricane Maria.  As Greg Kelly on Newsmax so rightly pointed out, “Girl, you are in Congress, you own a Tesla (rental most likely), and there are nearly 14 Home Depot stores across the island so get your lazy, hypocritical butt down there and fix her home yourself.’  (We augmented his words with ours).  Look, this is how communists are- they blame everyone else for their wrongdoings, misdoings, mistakes, you name it, they blame it (read George Orwell’s “Animal Farm”).  Look, “Fly,” shut the hell up and send your granny some money.  
  87. 2021 Thursday T: The Wrap-Up– First, a Singapore-flagged vessel carrying hazardous chemicals has broken up off the coast of Sri Lanka.  There goes their tourism industry.  In other news, the intersection where George Floyd died in Minneapolis has been reopened.  Thus, it would appear that ‘George Floyd Square’ is no mas.  Ah, well, c’est la vie.  Next, as ‘vacation season’ arrives in the era of COVID-19, everything is going up besides the price of gasoline.  Rentals and airlines tickets and everything else associated with Americans enjoying themselves is going up, up, and up thanks to the bumbling ineptitude of the Biden regime.
  88. 2022 Friday: What could be going on today?  Stick around and find out along with us.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0850 a 24” x 30” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “The Way Home.”  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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On November 19, 1973, the Beach Boys released perhaps one of the best live albums of the decade, “The Beach Boys In Concert.”  The live lineup features Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (electric piano and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), Blondie Chapin (guitars, vocals), and Ricky Fataar (drums and vocals), augmented by their supporting cast of Billy Hinsche (guitar, keyboards), Ed Carter (bass), Robin Kenyatta (woodwinds), Carl Muñoz (keyboards), and Mike Kowalski (drums and percussion).  From start to finish, this album demonstrates what a powerful live act the Beach Boys became in the early-to-mid 1970s.  We can remember seeing them in downtown Bakersfield, California, around this time and the crowd was going insane from the opening riffs of “Sail On Sailor” to the closer, “Fun, Fun, Fun.”  Every song one loves and then some are included here.  We remember back in the day a bootleg Beach Boys album that came out around the time “Surf’s Up” did, entitled, “Re-Surfin’ USA.”  It is too bad that those songs were not added to this in a beefed-up version because that album was amazing being in superb sound quality.  Ah, well, we hope that everyone will seek this one out wherever you shop for the finest in music and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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

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

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

[iv] We hope to offer the music of Firefall sometime in 2026.  Please stay tuned.

[v] We hope to promote the music of this famous British band, T-Rex, sometime within the next five years.

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

[vii] 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.

[viii] We began promoting the music of Fairport Convention on Monday, October 04, 2021, through Sunday, February 27, 2022.  The presentation also featured the music of Sandy Denny, Fotheringay, Simon Nichol, and Richard (and Linda) Thompson.  Great, great music to be sure- look ‘em up.

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

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

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

[xii] 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)

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

[xiv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xx] So says Investopedia: How Much U.S. Debt Does China Own? (investopedia.com)

[xxi] Note- GOP lawmakers are pushing the Biden regime to ensure the Chi-Coms stop stealing U.S. technical data as Congress considers an innovative technology bill.

148. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2022

2020 Thursday: In response to the horrific slaying of forgery suspect George Floyd in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, on Monday, members of the U.S. Department of Justice arrive on scene to get to the bottom of this appalling crime. Meanwhile, enraged citizens backed by agitators and Antifa human refuse have lit the city ablaze and as of today have stormed the police precinct where the four fired officers once served.

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148. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Livingston, Louis McLane, and Walter Q. Gresham; U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Louis McLane and Carter Glass; U.S. Senator Marco Rubio; Creedence Clearwater Revival featuring John Fogerty, Gladys Knight, King Crimson featuring Gavin Harrison, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley, and the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Stacy Sutherland:

  1. 640 Thursday: The reign of the 71st Roman Catholic Pope Severinus begins on this date and would continue until August 02, 640.
  2. 928 Friday: The reign of the 122nd Roman Catholic Pope John X ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on March 12, 914.  His successor- Pope Leo VI- begins on this date and would last for the next 187 days until September 15, 928.
  3. 1156 Monday: At the Battle of Brindisi, King Willem of Sicily beats the Byzantine fleet.
  4. 1431 Saturday: Accused of slipping back into heresy by donning male clothing, her captors condemn Joan of Arc to DEATH by burning at the stake.
  5. 1521 Saturday: The 217th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Leo X, signs a treaty of peace with German Emperor Charles V.
  6. 1533 Sunday: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, declared the marriage of England’s King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid.
  7. 1588 Saturday: Under the command of the Duke of Medina-Sidonia, the Spanish Armada sets sail from Lisbon to invade England and to reinstall Catholicism as the country’s ONLY faith.
  8. 1754 Tuesday: Near Pittsburgh, General George Washington and his troops defeat the French and Indians at the Battle of Ft. Duquesne.
  9. 1764 Monday: In Clermont, N.Y., British America, future 11th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston is born.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson 05-24-1831 to 05-29-1833.
  10. 1774 Saturday: The First Continental Congress convenes in Virginia.
  11. 1786 Saturday: In Smyrna, Delaware, future 12th U.S. Secretary of State Louis McLane is born.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from 05-29-1833 to 06-30-1834.  He also served the nation as its 10th secretary of the U.S. Treasury.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson from 08-08-1831 to 05-29-1833.  Prior to this he would serve as a senator from Delaware and following this, he would become the 12th U.S. secretary of state and finally, he would become U.S. minister to Great Britain.
  12. 1818 Thursday: The first steam vessel to sail the upper Great Lakes launches on this date- the Walk-on-the-Water.  The vessel launched on Lake Erie, but she eventually ran aground on November 01, 1821.  
  13. 1830 Friday: The U.S. Congress authorizes the removal of all Native Americans east of the Mississippi to the Western Plains.
  14. 1851 Wednesday: Sojourner Truth attends a Women Rights Convention.
  15. 1863 Thursday: The first black regiment, one that was composed of freed slaves, the 54th Massachusetts, leaves Boston to fight in the Civil War.
  16. 1868 Thursday: The 27th U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton left office on this date.  He member of no professed political party, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from January 20, 1862, until today.
  17. 1892 Saturday: In San Francisco, California, the founding members organized the Sierra Club, a group designed to protect the environment and to promote conservationism.
  18. 1895 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., future 33rd U.S. Secretary of State Walter Q. Gresham is born.  A Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to May 28, 1895.
  19. 1906 Monday: The 52nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown stepped down from the high court on this date.  A Republican, President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller- another Republican.  Brown served from December 29, 1890, until today. 
  20. 1912 Tuesday: The Senate Commerce Committee issued its report on the Titanic disaster that cited a “state of absolute unpreparedness,” improperly tested safety equipment and an “indifference to danger” as some of the causes of an “unnecessary tragedy.”
  21. 1915 Friday: John B. Gruelle patents the Raggedy Ann doll.
  22. 1918 Tuesday: American troops fought their first major battle during World War I as they launched an offensive against the German-held French village of Cantigny; the Americans succeeded in capturing the village.
  23. 1919 Wednesday: Armenia declares its independence from Russia and wants it from Turkey.
  24. 1923 Monday: Unemployment in the United States is almost nil.
  25. 1928 Monday: Dodge Brothers and Chrysler Corporation merges into one company on this date.
  26. 1929 Tuesday: On this date in New York City, Warner Brothers presented the first all-color talking picture, “On with the Show.”
  27. 1934 Monday: The Dionne quintuplets were born near Callender, Ontario, to Olivia and Elzire Dionne.  The babies were the first quintuplets to survive infancy.  
  28. 1937 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt pushed a button in Washington, D.C., signaling that vehicular traffic could begin crossing the just-opened Golden Gate Bridge in California.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, Neville Chamberlain became prime minister of Britain.
  29. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, the Belgian army surrendered to invading German forces and King Leopold III surrenders himself to the conquerors.  Farther south in France, the Nazis are overrunning their supply lines which is causing the blitzkrieg to slow down.  The Allies that haven’t already surrendered to the Germans continue fighting to get to the coastline where they hope salvation awaits.
  30. 1941 Wednesday: The fighting on Crete continues but it’s going all one way.  The Germans continue splitting Allied resistance into smaller pockets while those who can make it are fighting to get to the evacuation beaches.  As they did a year before at Dunkirk, British troops hope they can escape to Royal Navy warships off the coast.  The evacuation will begin this evening and continue into the early hours of the morning.  Elsewhere- in Iraq- the Arab Legions continue fighting the British colonialists.  Indian troops are at the forefront of the Allied troops fighting to head north from Basra and quell the uprising by the pro-Nazi Arabs. 
  31. 1942 Thursday: In response to the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazis murder 1,800 Czechoslovakians at the village of Lidice.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Midway is in the offing as Japanese forces continue leaving ports in Japan and western Asia while American forces are heading west from Pearl Harbor.  This will be one of the decisive battles of World War II when the two forces clash.
  32. 1943 Friday: Allied bombers continue blasting away at Italy and Sicily as the Allies seek to light them up prior to a full-fledged invasion.  Flak is heavy over Sicily causing the Allies losses of men and warplanes.  Still, the attacks continue.  The Allies have hope that somehow, they can separate the Italian people from the Axis. 
  33. 1944 Sunday: Fighting continues in Italy as German forces redeploy to the Caesar Line, a prepared defensive line where they hope they will be able to decimate the Allied forces attacking them.   Meanwhile, in Atlanta, Georgia, future Motown legend Gladys Knight of ‘Gladys Knight and the Pips’ fame is born.
  34. 1945 Monday: John Fogerty, future guitarist, and vocalist with Creedence Clearwater Revival[i] is born on this date in Berkeley, California.   Elsewhere, French troops are clashing with local Syrian forces as they return to reclaim their empire.  The Arabs want none of it.  Elsewhere, William Joyce- the infamous “Lord Haw-Haw” who broadcast Nazi propaganda to the Allies in Europe finds himself captured and in Allied hands.  Poor bastard.
  35. 1946 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the former 47th U.S. Treasury Secretary Carter Glass died at age 88.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from December 16, 1918, to February 01, 1920. Elsewhere, Stacy Sutherland—future guitarist with the psychedelic rock band, the 13th Floor Elevators[ii]—is born in San Antonio, Texas, on this date.   
  36. 1952 Wednesday: Future vocalist with Lynyrd Skynyrd[iii], Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley (vocals 1975-1977 only member of the band not to be on the airplane that crashed as she had a dream two nights before the tragedy alerting her as to what was going to occur that night) is born in Memphis, Tennessee, on this date.
  37. 1953 Thursday: The Walt Disney film “Melody” premiered in the Paramount Theatre in Hollywood.  The picture was the first 3-D cartoon.
  38. 1957 Tuesday: The National League approves the moves of the New York Giants to San Francisco and the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles, California.
  39. 1959 Thursday: The U.S. Army launched Able, a rhesus monkey, and Baker, a squirrel monkey, aboard a Jupiter missile for a suborbital flight, which both primates survived.
  40. 1961 Sunday: After 78 years in service, the last run of the Orient Express—from Paris to Bucharest, Romania, leaves the station in France.  Elsewhere, Amnesty International, a human rights organization, underwent founding.
  41. 1962 Monday: The U.S. Stock Market drops a record $20.8 billion in one day.
  42. 1963 Tuesday: Jomo Kenyatta becomes the first prime minister of an independent Kenya.  Elsewhere, Gavin Harrison—one of the future drummers with the UK rock band, King Crimson[iv]—is born on this date in London, England.
  43. 1964 Thursday: The Palestine National Congress forms the Palestine Liberation Organization.
  44. 1971 Friday: In Miami, Florida, future GOP Senator Marco Rubio is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2011.
  45. 1972 Sunday: The White House ‘plumbers’ break into the offices of the Democratic National Headquarters at the Watergate in Washington, D.C., setting in motion events that would eventually cause President Richard M. Nixon to resign from the presidency.
  46. 1976 Friday: The nations of the world signed the Peaceful Nuclear Explosion Treaty on this date, which limited any nuclear explosion, regardless of its purpose, to a yield of 150 kilotons.
  47. 1977 Saturday: Fire raced through the Beverly Hills Supper Club in Southgate, Ky., in which 165 people died in the fire.
  48. 1979 Monday: The European Union accepts Greece as a member—something they would regret in 2012.
  49. 1985 Tuesday: David Jacobsen, director of the American University Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, suffered abduction by pro-Iranian kidnappers; his captors freed him 17 months later.
  50. 1987 Thursday: To the embarrassment of Soviet officials, Mathias Rust, a young West German pilot, landed a private plane in Moscow’s Red Square without authorization.  The Soviets freed Rust the following year.
  51. 1991 Tuesday: Ethiopian rebels seize the capital city of Addis Ababa from government troops.
  52. 1995 Sunday: A 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the Russian town of Neftegorsk killed at least 2,000 people.
  53. 1996 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton’s former business partners in the Whitewater land fraud suffered conviction for fraud.
  54. 1998 Thursday: Brynn, the wife of comic actor Phil Hartman of “Saturday Night Live” and “News Radio” fame shot him to death at his home in Encino and then took her own life.  Elsewhere, Pakistan matched India with five nuclear test blasts.  The U.S., Japan and other nations imposed economic sanctions.  Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said, “Today, we have settled the score with India.”  Finally, Dr. Susan Terebey discovered a planet outside of our solar system using photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
  55. 1999 Friday: Leonardo de Vinci’s “The Last Supper” went back on display in Milan, Italy, after more than 20 years of restoration.
  56. 2002 Tuesday: Russia became a limited partner in NATO with the creation of the NATO-Russia Council.
  57. 2005 Saturday: London’s famed Big Ben clock suddenly went ‘dark’ today stopping ticking for 90 minutes.  Engineers are investigating what the hell is going on as this is abnormal.
  58. 2006 Sunday: Barry Bonds hits his 715th career home run, passing Babe Ruth on the all-time hit list.
  59. 2007 Monday: Following the totalitarian government shut down of Radio Caracas Television, thousands of people take to the streets to protest the dictatorship’s authoritarian move which sends droves of police into the streets armed with rubber bullets, truncheons, jack boots, and clubs.  They light into the protesters and drive them away from the government sector of the city.
  60. 2008 Wednesday: Give ‘em an inch and they take a mile: Governor David Paterson, D-NY, directs various state agencies that they must, repeat must, recognize same-sex marriages performed in other place such as Canada, Massachusetts, and of course, the Golden State.  Ah, we’re so WOKE before anyone even knew what ‘WOKE’ was.
  61. 2009 Thursday: In Peshawar, Pakistan, jihadis continue what they did yesterday with a suicide bombing.  In this instance, two bombs send eight poor souls up to hang with Allah sooner than any of them planned and leaves another 74 in various stages of grievous bodily injury.
  62. 2010 Friday: The Israeli navy as well as a pro-Israeli flotilla set sail to confront the Palestinian-loving flotilla heading to the Gaza Strip.  The Palestinian lovers claim to be bringing humanitarian aid but are most likely sneaking in weapons and ammo so the Hamas garbage can continue waging war against the Israelis.  Someone should deploy some neutron bombs in Gaza.  Elsewhere, a leaked report from the United Nations informs the world that the North Koreans are exporting nuclear technology to countries such as Burma, Syria, and Iran.
  63. 2011 Saturday: In Germany, at least 10 people die from cucumbers infected with the E. coli virus. Elsewhere, things are going awry in Syria as more towns and cities see citizens taking to the streets to protest the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.   In Yemen, the government is there attacking people seeking to supplant the regime of U.S. ally President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
  64. 2012 Monday: Syrian opposition leaders claim the Syrian government troops have been running amok in the city of Hama what with the slayings of at least 41 civilians and the wounding of numerous others.  Meanwhile, in Lhasa, Tibet, two Tibetans set themselves ablaze protesting the Chi-Coms infesting their country like cockroaches. 
  65. 2013 Tuesday: French newspaper “Le Monde” reports the ongoing use of chemical weapons by Syria’s Bashar al-Assad’s troops against the rebels.   Meanwhile, Senator John McCain, RINO-AZ, journeys to Syria to hang with Syrian rebels and to discuss possible intervention by the United States in yet another needless war.  Such is the military-industrial-political complex in this country, a leech-like entity that seeks to insert its nose into every needless conflict across the globe.
  66. 2014 Wednesday: Maya Angelou, American author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” and many other works, dies of natural causes at age 86.  Elsewhere, the people of Egypt elect General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi president.  This will put them back on track for eradicating the cancer of Islamism from their country.  Meanwhile, in the French port city of Calais, law enforcement authorities swoop down on a camp of at least 800 Middle Eastern Muslim migrants trying to sneak into England via the Chunnel.
  67. 2015 Thursday: The Federation of International Football Associations—FIFA—bans 11 people after an ethics investigation, the same people the U.S. Department of Justice has indicted on charges of corruption.  Elsewhere, former New York Governor George Pataki, Republican, announces he will be seeking the 2016 presidential nomination of his party.
  68. 2016 Saturday: After a three-year-old boy falls into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and a big gorilla named Harambe drags him about, zoo officials shoot the big ape dead setting off a firestorm of protest.  Elsewhere, Brazilian law enforcement authorities announce that of the more than 30 suspected gang rapists (not a typo) of a 16-year-old girl, they have identified four of the scumbags and are launching a dragnet to bring the bottom-feeding thugs to justice. 
  69. 2017 Sunday: The island nation of Sri Lanka suffers heavy rains and devastating mudslides which kill at least 151 people and injure numerous others.   Elsewhere, rural Mississippi sees its worst gun violence in years what with a person seeking suicide by cop running amok and murdering eight people including a Lincoln County sheriff.  Shoot the SOB.
  70. 2018 Monday: In Kyushu, Japan, Coca-Cola debuts its first alcoholic drink- Lemon-do- but no one here has had the opportunity to sample it.   Elsewhere, in an effort to deter new arrivals of Third World Muslim ‘refugees’ and ‘migrants’ from the Middle East and Africa, the government of Austria announces new cuts to social services for illegal aliens flooding into their country.  They are going to slash benefits to halt the tidal wave of illegals.  Good for them.
  71. 2019 Tuesday: In Oklahoma, state prosecutors bring the first of at least 2,000 cases aimed at U.S. Pharmaceutical manufacturers for their part in creating the opioid epidemic that has killed more Americans than all wars put together.  Johnson & Johnson find themselves hammered with charges of deceptive advertising and downplaying the potential addictive qualities of its drugs.   Meanwhile in France, after the nation’s national health agency launches an anti-smoking campaign, one-million or more French citizens swear off the cancer sticks.  
  72. 2020 Thursday: In response to the horrific slaying of forgery suspect George Floyd in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, on Monday, members of the U.S. Department of Justice arrive on scene to get to the bottom of this appalling crime.  Meanwhile, enraged citizens backed by agitators and Antifa human refuse have lit the city ablaze and as of today have stormed the police precinct where the four fired officers once served.  On the U.S. employment front, another 2.1 million Americans have filed for unemployment, bringing the number of unemployed Americans thanks to communist China’s coronavirus pandemic to 40.8 million, a number heretofore unseen in American history. One American worker out of every four now has no job.
  73. 2020 Thursday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the world: 5,803,416 confirmed cases, 359,791 confirmed deaths, and 2,399,247 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,758,422 confirmed cases, 102,917 confirmed deaths, and 378,566 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states where the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 101,697 confirmed cases, 3,973 confirmed deaths, but again, NO mention of confirmed recoveries due to Gov. Gavin Newsom playing politics with the Chinese virus.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 600 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the numbers: 20,711 confirmed cases, 1,106 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  It’s all politics.  Oh- Los Angeles says EVERYONE must wear face masks or not go out.  Wow.  Mayor Eric Garcetti needs removal from office ASAP.
  1. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 170,153,479 confirmed cases, +30,516, 3,537,922 confirmed deaths, +13,413 and 152,133,755 confirmed recoveries, +67,459.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,022,657 confirmed cases, UP 22,977 from yesterday’s reporting, 608,961 confirmed deaths, UP 1,235,[v] and 27,767,040 confirmed recoveries, UP 65,161.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  2. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became President on January 20, 2021, there have been 291,014 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 168,595 deaths  
  3. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,788,034 confirmed cases, 63,216 confirmed deaths, and 2,053,610 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,320,818 confirmed cases, 36,774 confirmed deaths, and 1,943,113 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,076 confirmed cases, 498 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 437,185 confirmed cases, 5,828 confirmed deaths, and 212,777 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Arizona: they have 879,909 confirmed cases, 17,609 confirmed deaths, and 844,903 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  4. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,433 confirmed cases, 6,407 confirmed deaths, and 832,634 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Communist China, you know this is going to be GOOD (a big f**king lie): 91,061 cases of the virus, 4,636 confirmed deaths and 86,107 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  5. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,529.45, UP 64.81 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,748.74, UP 12.46 points (+0.091%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,204.11, UP 3.23 points (+0.077%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.63 per barrel, +0.31 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.70 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $28.07 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.18%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,184.40 per troy oz, +2.00 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.67 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,822.33 per troy oz, +17.19 (+0.61%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $24,750.00 per troy oz., +2000.00 (+8.79%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Bulgarian Lev, one greenback equals 1.60 and in Burundian Franc, a buck equals 1,953.80 and in Cambodian Riel, one dollar equals 4,055.00 of theirs.[xii]      
  6. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the four states in which we have chef-authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.183 per gallon, $2.870 in Florida, $3.929 in Hawaii, and $3.568 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Alabama: $2.825.  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- Togo: $2.998 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,341,472,302,457 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.  
  7. 2021 Friday F: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information I–  First, Idaho Governor Brad Little, GOP, issued an executive order overturning a 24-hour-old mask mandate put in place by his Republican Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, while he was out of the state.  Apparently, McGeachin is running against her boss seeking to take him out because of his handling of the COVID-19 crisis in the state.  Governor Little NEVER ordered masks to be worn but wore one himself.  While he was out of state, McGeachin undermined him by instituting a mask mandate.  She sounds more like a Democrat to us.   McGeachin claims she tried to protect personal freedoms with her bogus mask mandate.  (Note- this woman sounds like a member of the Ben Sasse, Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Richard Burr, Bill Cassidy, and Liz Cheney class of losers.  There’s always room for more).
  8. 2021 Friday G: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information II–  Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, is continuing his investigation into the ties between the U.S. government and the Wuhan Institute of Virology, questions Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci seems to have challenging times answering truthfully.[xvi]  Meanwhile, a bill banning COVID-19 passports in the Grand Canyon State fails to pass.[xvii]   Elsewhere, Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom in another show he is going to lose his job in the recall election coming up later this year has enacted a COVID-19 lottery with $116 million in prizes for those who have received their vaccinations.   Next, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley says it’s important to confirm that the Wuhan Institute of Virology is indeed the source of the pandemic before the NEXT one hits.  Finally, now that the Chi-Coms hand in the virus is becoming more and more known, researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology claim ‘we was bit by bats!’  Bats that are 900 miles away.  Uh, okay.[xviii]
  9. 2021 Friday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information III– The Centers for Disease Control loosens mask requirements for summer campers.  Next, the federal government says it’s ‘okay’ for employers to offer incentives to have their employees get vaccinated.   Meanwhile, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas wants Americans to have COVID-19 passports when traveling abroad but when illegals flood across the border or visitors come here, nope, no big deal.  Elsewhere, conservative luminary Victor David Hanson told Tucker Carlson that ‘nine people during the COVID-19 global pandemic made $20 billion creating and releasing the Chi-Vi vaccines.’  (Note- many of us believe that this is the reason WHY they are pushing everyone to get vaccinated all the way down to young kids which is their plan by the end of this year- EVERYONE.   Speaking of vaccinations, it was curious sight before Congress as the medical bigwigs testifying could not even put the finger on the numbers of their employees who have gotten vaccinated for the Kung Flu.  We say, “F**k them.”).
  10. 2021 Friday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– It appears that Russian hackers are working on a new scheme targeting emails.  We await further developments.  Next, the German government officially recognizes the genocide they perpetrated in German Southwest Africa back before World War I erupted.  Known today as Namibia, Berlin is going to spend $1.2 billion on projects with which to repay their monstrous crimes.  Moving on, more than $2 billion worth of exports going to the European Union have been hammered with tariffs since Brexit became official.  Ah, it’s like being jilted, the jilted party wants to turn around and make YOU suffer. 
  11. 2021 Friday J: Foreign News / Overseas News II– French oil giant Total is rebranding itself as it moves towards renewable sources of energy.  My, my, my- very woke.  Elsewhere, Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán blows off accusations that his country is RACIST over not wanting to be invaded by hundreds of thousands of Muslims.  Some of us might be moving to Hungary as they seem like one of the few countries that wants to uphold its language, customs, and culture.  In other foreign and overseas news, a Hong Kong judge hands down additional time to pro-democracy leader Jimmy Lai and nine others involved with him (amazing how COVID-19 solved TWO problems for the Chi-Coms- pro-democracy in Hong Kong and Donald Trump in the U.S.).  Lai received an additional 14 months on his sentence while the other nine received an additional 18 months.  Such is justice in a Neo-Nazi hellhole of the People’s Republic of China- Sieg Heil!
  12. 2021 Friday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– President Donald J. Trump has said that ‘vast numbers of dead folks voted in 2020’ (which is no surprise to us); however, even stranger, many of them asked for absentee ballots.  Now that’s peculiar.  Meanwhile, a judge has halted the election audit in Fulton County, Georgia, after Democrats began raising holy hell about it.  Wait- if they had nothing to hide, why not encourage the audit?  Something does not add up here.  
  13. 2021 Friday L: Joe Biden News– Rep. Dan Bishop, R-NC 9th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is compromised by the Chi-Coms.’  Speaking of Joe Biden and his pals, the Chi-Coms, the leader of the regime says he will ‘release the Chi-Vi report in 90 days as long as there isn’t something within it that might embarrass his overlords in Beijing.’  Wow. In other disgusting news, the Daily Caller reported that Joe Biden looking at the young daughter of one of his flunkies, he said ‘she looks like she 19-years-old with her legs crossed.’  (Note- this is the sexual goober you people on the left claim is our ‘president?’  We’re so proud).
  14. 2021 Friday M: Business News– Hong Kong-based JD Logistics in its IPO is valued at $248 billion.  Next, Boeing reaches a deal with the FAA to pay $17 million over the problems its new jetliner suffered.  Elsewhere, Hyundai announces plans to slash half its lineup of vehicles to concentrate on EVs.  Boy, oh, boy. 
  15. 2021 Friday N: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– entertainer Bill Cosby won’t get early release because he refuses to attend sexual deviate classes in jail.  (Note- if the man DIDN’T do the crimes of which he went to prison, doesn’t attending those classes confirm that you did?  Catch 22 folks).   Elsewhere, the illegal alien who murdered Mollie Tibbetts back in 2018- Cristhian Bahena Rivera- was convicted of her murder today.  Justice has been served.   Meanwhile, Hunter Biden reportedly bragged about smoking crack with former D.C. mayor and famous crackhead Marion Berry. Wow.  Something of which to brag, Hunter. Second to last, California authorities are offering $300 thousand reward to find out who the hell murdered Aiden in a fit of road rage about a week ago.  Finally, noted legal scholar and professor Dr. Alan Dershowitz says the CNN lawsuit is all about misleading the ticket.  
  16. 2021 Friday O: Political News I–  Governor J.B. Pritzker, DS-IL, seeks to end a program that helps disadvantaged kids get into private schools.  Wow.  Next, in New Mexico as the race to fill the seat of now-U.S. Secretary of the Interior Debra Haaland heats up, it appears that another seat might go to the Republicans.  The special election will occur on June 1, 2021.   Meanwhile, the Senate vote to create the January 06, 2021, Commission so wanted by House Democrats goes down in smoke even though the usual suspects among the RINOs voted in favor of it.[xix]   Elsewhere, the world learns that the ‘Durham Probe’ has spent $1.5 million; however, President Donald J. Trump and former Rep. Trey Gowdy wonder for what?
  17. 2021 Friday P: Political News II– Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen banned critical race theory as being discriminatory. Former Governor Bobby Jindal, R-LA, says ‘CRT is a way for the left to attack our kids in school.’ [xx] Next, a new poll says that ’73-percent of GOP voters believe that what happened on January 6, 2021, was indeed a FALSE FLAG OPERATION in which, ultra-leftists infiltrated and instigated the subsequent events.’  Hell, all one need do is to open one’s eyes and there’s the truth.  Next, Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says he plans to FORCE a vote in June on H.R. 1/S.R. 1, the voter theft bill.
  18. 2021 Friday Q: Political News III– House Republicans are putting forth two bills with which to confirm the origins of the Wuhan Virus.  God bless them.  Next, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov slapped two new judges onto the Empire State’s appellate courts.  He NEEDS friends in high places to protect him.  Speaking of New York, Pro-Life protesters won a victory that will allow them to continue protesting this abominable practice that no moral country should ever permit the way it’s permitted here.  Meanwhile, Rep. Barry Moore, R-AL 2nd congressional district, says of Joe Biden’s $6 trillion budget that it’s ‘criminal.’  He says instead of mailing checks to people’s mailboxes as ‘COVID-19 relief,’ it would make more sense to get people back to work and give them a tax holiday for as long as possible.’  Finally, since Mayor Lori “The Bigot” Lightfoot said, ‘white reporters can no longer interview her,’ some smartass has served her with a lawsuit.  Good for them.
  19. 2021 Friday R: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Noted conservative icon Todd Starnes says that a teacher in Virginia has been placed on leave for refusing to affirm that biological boys can become biological girls which they flipping can’t.  The Board of Education in Virginia placed this teacher on leave as they continue pushing this crackpot crap.  Folks, Myra Breckinridge was a flipping movie and anyone who continues pushing this crap is doing it as a way of damaging the country.  Perhaps it would be better if the jihadists did take the country over.  Rooftops in every city would be extremely busy.  Moving on, liberal MP William Amos of Canada was forced to apologize for peeing in a bottle while on a conference call with other lawmakers.
  20. 2021 Friday S: Miscellaneous News I– Florida teachers are going to receive a $1,000 bonus thanks to the DeSantis administration.  Speaking of Governor DeSantis, he says the vast majority of Floridians support the GOP.  Elsewhere, the San Francisco Teachers Union now backs Hamas and condemns Israel.   Meanwhile, Patrice Cullors, extremely wealthy co-founder of Black Lives Matter and owner of luxury homes is going to retire now that she’s ‘got hers.’  Wow.  What a bunch of losers.
  21. 2021 Friday T: Miscellaneous News II– The United States Postal Service is raising first class postage to $0.58.  In other news, we learn that the San Jose, California, train yard shooter was facing disciplinary action for bigoted and racist behavior.  There you go and the man becomes a mass shooter. 
  22. 2021 Friday U: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1663 with a $34 million jackpot on the line for some lucky soul: 10, 14, 20, 47, 70, and Mega 15.  Out of 51,417 winning tickets in California, the highest winner were two people who had FOUR plus the Mega for a prize of $6,833 apiece.
  23. 2022 Saturday: We’re hoping this weekend will be a slow one news-wise but folks, the way things are going in this country what with all the communists running amok both here in this country and around the world, it could be a terribly busy one…

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The next album by the Beach Boys for some unknown reason was panned when in fact, it is among our favorites of their so-called ‘early-mid stage’ recordings.  “20/20” came out on February 10, 1969, and has some of our most favorite tunes on it.  Tunes like the live favorite, “Do It Again,” “I Can Hear Music,” “Bluebirds over the Mountain,” the raunchiest Beach Boys tune ever- “All I Want to Do” (hard-rocking, too), as well as the beautiful instrumental, “The Nearest Faraway Place.”  Also on this amazing record is a lovely cover of “Cotton Fields,” as well as “Our Prayer” and “Cabinessence.”  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass), as well as some other musicians with which to round out the overall sound.

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[i] We promoted the music of the world-famous Creedence Clearwater Revival beginning on Saturday, 16-November-2013 through Saturday, 07-December-2013.  Being the inattentive morons that we were back then, we neglected to promote the music of the band’s individual members.  We hope to do this one day so folks, keep vigilant for the day when we do.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] Rep. Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, says ‘it’s difficult to ignore the Wuhan Institute of Virology as being the source of the Chi-Vi.’

[xvii] Arizona has passed a bill forbidding revocation of business licenses without first proving beyond the shadow of a doubt the business fully intended to be a willful spreader of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.

[xviii] Leakers within the federal government in the know claim the U.S. has a treasure trove of intelligence data on the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the experiments occurring there.  The question is, WILL Chi-Com-loving Joe Biden possess the balls to share the truth.

[xix] A slobbering Joe Biden says the probe into the events of January 6, 2021, is ‘important to him.’  Dude, you can’t even remember what happened yesterday much less 4.5-5 months ago.

[xx] Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes says, ‘CRT is crazy, that he took it years ago in law school and that this crazy crap was nothing like it now is.’  According to him, CRT ascribes racism to everything and puts equity over merit-based outcomes.

147. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2022

2021 Thursday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News- In a Newark, New Jersey, federal courtroom, 26-year-old letter carrier Nicolas Beauchene pleaded guilty to one count of ‘desertion of mail.’ The punk admitted to destroying ninety-nine 2020 Election ballots as well as another 2,000 pieces of mail. And bit by bit by bit, the dominoes continue falling. We will see a change in the outcome of the 2020 Elections. Count on it.

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147. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2022:

Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey; U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger; U.S. Treasury Secretary William H. Woodin; Chief of the Reich Chancellery Hans Lammers; Otto Meissner of the Office of the Presidential Chancellery; the Allman Brothers Band featuring Gregg Allman, the Jefferson Starship featuring Pete Sears, and the Ohio Players featuring Marshall “Rock” Jones:

  1. 308 Wednesday: The reign of the 30th Roman Catholic Pope St. Marcellus I begins on this date.  He would guide his flock on its journey to become one with the Lord until January 16, 309.
  2. 1199 Thursday: Nearly two months after the death of his brother, Richard I, aka Richard “The Lion Hearted,” his brother John, receives the crown at Westminster Abbey becoming the one-and-only King John of England.  
  3. 1529 Monday: In Posing, Hungary, 30 Jews—charged with blood ritual—met their end when their executioners burned them at the stake.
  4. 1647 Monday: Alse Young, a resident of Windsor, Conn., suffered execution for being a ‘witch’—this was the first recorded American execution of a ‘witch.’
  5. 1668 Sunday: Three colonists suffered expulsion from Massachusetts for being Baptists.  
  6. 1703 Sunday: On this date, Peter the Great founded the Russian city of St. Petersburg on the Baltic Sea.
  7. 1813 Thursday: American troops capture Ft. George in Canada during the War of 1812.
  8. 1818 Wednesday: American reformer Amelia Jenks Bloomer, who popularized the garment that bears her name, “bloomers,” was born in Homer, N.Y.
  9. 1861 Monday: Chief Justice Roger Taney, sitting as a federal circuit court judge in Baltimore, ruled that President Abraham Lincoln lacked the authority to suspend the Writ of Habeas Corpus; however, Lincoln disregarded the ruling.
  10. 1868 Wednesday: In Berwick, Pennsylvania, future 51st U.S. Treasury Secretary William H. Woodin is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from March 05, 1933, to December 31, 1933.
  11. 1879 Tuesday: Future Chief of the Reich Chancellery, January 30, 1933, to April 24, 1945, Hans Lammers, is born in Germany on this date.
  12. 1883 Sunday: Czar Alexander III receives the crown of Russia in Moscow.
  13. 1896 Wednesday: When a tornado struck St. Louis and East St. Louis, Illinois, 255 people lost their lives in the natural disaster.
  14. 1905 Saturday: Japanese fleet destroys the Russian East Sea Fleet in the Straits of Tushima.
  15. 1907 Monday: Bubonic plague breaks out in San Francisco, California.
  16. 1911 Saturday: Future 38th vice-president of the United States (1965-69)—Democrat Hubert H. Humphrey—is born in Wallace, South Dakota, on this date.
  17. 1919 Tuesday: A U.S. Navy seaplane completed the first transatlantic flight.
  18. 1921 Friday: After 84 years of British control, Afghanistan receives its sovereignty.
  19. 1923 Sunday: In Furth, Germany, future 56th U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is born.  A Republican, he would serve under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from September 22, 1973, to January 20, 1977.
  20. 1926 Thursday: The citizens of Hannibal, Mo., erected bronze figures of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer on this date.
  21. 1927 Friday: Troops from the Empire of Japan intervene in neighboring China’s civil war, a war between nationalists and the communists for control of the nation.
  22. 1931 Wednesday: Auguste Piccard and Charles Knipfer made the first flight into the stratosphere, by balloon.
  23. 1933 Saturday: Austria bans the Communist Party.  Elsewhere, Walt Disney released “Three Little Pigs” on this date.  The Chicago World’s Fair, celebrating “A Century of Progress,” officially opened on this date.
  24. 1935 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States, unanimously struck down President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s National Industrial Recovery Act, a key component of the “New Deal” legislative program as being ‘unconstitutional.’
  25. 1936 Wednesday: The Cunard Liner RMS Queen Mary left England on its maiden voyage to New York City.
  26. 1937 Thursday: The newly completed Golden Gate Bridge connecting San Francisco and Marin County opened to pedestrians while vehicles began crossing it the following day.
  27. 1940 Monday: During Operation Dynamo, British, Danish, Belgium, and French troops begin the evacuation at Dunkirk as the Nazis pound them repeatedly with both air and artillery strikes.  Things are going slow as the Royal Navy is only capable of evacuating 8,000 men today and getting them safely to Britain.  Something more will have to be done to save the men stranded on the beaches.
  28. 1941 Tuesday: The British Royal Navy sank the German battleship Bismarck off France, with a loss of some 2,000 lives; three days after the Bismarck sank the HMS Hood.  Meanwhile, due to Germany’s sinking of the U.S. ship, Robin Moore, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declares a “national emergency.”  Elsewhere, in the Mediterranean, the Nazis are splitting up British resistance on the island of Crete putting them in danger of not being able to undergo evacuation.
  29. 1942 Wednesday: Navy Cook 3rd Class Doris “Dorie” Miller became the first African American to receive the Navy Cross for his “extraordinary courage and disregard for his own personal safety” during Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor the previous December.  Meanwhile, in Prague, Czechoslovakia, assassins attack and mortally wound Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich.  Adolf Hitler orders the murder of 10,000 Czechoslovakians across the country in reprisal.  Elsewhere, in North Africa, the Italian army begins laying siege to the French fortress of Bir Hachim. 
  30. 1943 Thursday: In the Kuban Peninsula on the Eastern Front, Red Army forces continue pounding away at Axis defenses; the Germans and Rumanians continue to hold the line.  Elsewhere, after the Brits manage to parachute in British military trainers into Yugoslavia, they begin instructing the Partisans on how better to wage war against their Axis foes.
  31. 1944 Saturday: Fighting continues in Italy as the Allies continue fending off counterattacks from retreating German forces.  Fighting is fierce but neither side is willing to stop.  Bloodshed will continue for months.
  32. 1945 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues on Okinawa as U.S. forces heading south on the island run into the meatgrinder on the southern portion of the island controlled by diehard Imperial Japanese forces.
  33. 1948 Thursday: Pete Sears, English keyboardist and bassist who played with Rod Stewart[i] on his solo projects and with the Jefferson Starship[ii] throughout most of its career, is born on this date in Bromley, Kent, England.
  34. 1951 Sunday: The Chinese Red Army forces the Dalai Lama to surrender the Tibetan army to the communists.
  35. 1953 Wednesday: Former Nazi Chief of the Presidential Chancellery Otto Meissner, one of the few Nazi bigwigs to survive the war died in Germany on this date.
  36. 1960 Friday: A military coup overthrew the democratic government of Turkey on this date.  
  37. 1962 Sunday: A dump fire in Centralia, Pennsylvania, ignited a blaze in underground coal deposits that continues to burn to this day.
  38. 1964 Wednesday: Independent India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, died.
  39. 1968 Monday: After 48 years as coach of the Chicago Bears, George Halas retired.  Meanwhile, The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in United States v. O’Brien, upheld the conviction of David O’Brien for destroying his draft card outside a Boston courthouse, ruling that the act was NOT protected by freedom of speech.
  40. 1969 Tuesday: Construction of Walt Disney World in Florida commenced on this date.  
  41. 1975 Tuesday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Buffalo Sabres 4 games to 2.
  42. 1977 Friday: In the Canary Islands, two 747’s collide, one owned by Pan Am and the other by KLM, killing 582 people. Elsewhere, the City of New York fined George H. Willig—aka “The Human Fly” or “The Spiderman”–$1.10 for scaling the World Trade Center on the previous day.  The city originally was going to hit him with a $250,000 fine; however, they reduced it to one penny for each of the 110 stories.
  43. 1981 Wednesday: John Hinckley attempts suicide by overdosing on Tylenol.
  44. 1985 Monday: In Beijing, representatives of Britain and China exchanged instruments of ratification for an accord returning Honk Kong to Chinese control in 1997.
  45. 1986 Tuesday: Mel Fisher recovered a jar containing 2,300 emeralds from the Spanish ship Atocha, a vessel that sank in the 17th century.
  46. 1987 Wednesday: Televangelists Jim and Tammy Bakker appear on “Nightline” following the breaking of their sordid sex scandal.
  47. 1988 Friday: The U.S. Senate ratifies a treaty, which eliminates medium-range nuclear-tipped missiles.
  48. 1991 Monday: An Austrian 747-300 explodes at Bangkok, killing 223 people.
  49. 1993 Thursday: The Atlanta Braves’ Dale Murphy ends his career at 398 homeruns.
  50. 1994 Friday: Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh (43) marries Marta Fitzgerald (35).  Elsewhere, Alexander Solzhenitsyn returns to Russia after 20 years in exile.
  51. 1995 Saturday: Actor Christopher Reeve suffered paralysis after his horse threw him during a jumping event in Charlottesville, Va.
  52. 1996 Monday: Russian President Boris Yeltsin negotiated a cease-fire to the war in Chechnya in his first meeting with the leader of the Muslim rebels.
  53. 1997 Tuesday: Russian President Boris Yeltsin signs a historic treaty with NATO.  Meanwhile, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the sexual harassment suit filed by Paula Jones could continue while the philandering President Bill Clinton was still in office, much to the chagrin of him and the anger of First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
  54. 1998 Wednesday: Michael Fortier, the government’s star witness in the Oklahoma City bombing case, received a sentence of 12 years in prison after apologizing for NOT warning anyone about the deadly plot.  He walked free from prison in 2006.
  55. 1999 Thursday: The International Court in The Hague, Netherlands, indicts Slobodan Milosevic and four others for war crimes and crimes against humanity for killing Muslims in Kosovo—we say the Serbs should have killed more of them!
  56. 2005 Friday: In Islamabad, Pakistan, folks visiting a religious shrine find themselves meeting their maker sooner than they anticipated when a bomb propels 14 worshippers to the heavens sooner than any of them planned while wounding numerous others.  Elsewhere, protests begin erupting around the Middle East once word that U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq have desecrated the Holy Quran on Muslim soil no less.
  57. 2006 Saturday: A massive earthquake slams Java in Indonesia, killing at least 6,600 people and wounding countless others as well as leaving hundreds of thousands homeless.  Elsewhere, the gay pride folks once again take to the streets of Moscow, trying to get that country to enter into the 21st century but it goes awry as usual.  Mayor Yuri Luzhkov announced that ‘homosexuality is unnatural’ and banned the long-anticipated gay rights parade.  This led to the police taking to the streets, beating, and arresting people- including members of the European Parliament.  Russia does not want this and the more you push it the more violent the outcome is going to be.  Maybe things will be better next year.
  58. 2007 Sunday: Some places you can get away with stuff and in others you cannot: after the Moscow mayor- Yuri Luzhkov- just like last year banned a gay pride event and parade in his city, apparently the participants failed to get the message, Moscow police go out and beat up Russian gay rights activists and foreign dignitaries who came to celebrate a change in Russia (or so they thought).  (Note- there aren’t going to be any changes in Russia anytime soon).
  59. 2008 Tuesday: Problems are going on between the Argentine government and grain farmers.  The problems are over the prices the farmers get when they sell their grain for export and since there is no answer to this problem, the farmers announce all sales will HALT between May 28 and June 2.  Let us hope there is an end to this crisis.
  60. 2009 Wednesday: In Lahore, Pakistan, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’ carry out another suicide bombing that delivers 35 True Believers up to Allah sooner than any of them had planned and injures at least 250 other poor souls.  WTF!   Meanwhile, in an extremely curious move, Russia agrees to supply U.S. civilian nuclear reactors with $1 billion worth of uranium.
  61. 2010 Thursday: The Israeli government calls the ambassadors of several nations- Sweden, Cyprus, Ireland, Greece, and Turkey- on the carpet for launching a flotilla of ‘aid’ to the Gaza Strip, a territory the Israelis have kept under blockade for the past three years due to their terrorist operations against their country.  These countries compiled a ‘fleet’ of eight ships- four of which were cargo ships carrying ‘supplies’ to the Palestinians as well as a ferry trundling down the coast from Turkey carrying 600 people.  The Israelis don’t deserve this crap.  It is a clash of civilizations- Israel representing civilization and the Palestinians representing barbarism.
  62. 2011 Friday: Prime Minister David Cameron confirms that the United Kingdom is sending Apache attack helicopters to help the Libyan rebels in their attempt to overthrow Dictator Moammar Gaddafi.  Meanwhile- California Burning: a massive wildfire in the surrounding hills above Lake Isabella, Kern County, forces residents to flee via the three available avenues out of the area.  The California drought has depleted the massive reservoir.
  63. 2012 Sunday: Following some controversial remarks, Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, suffers accusations of “insulting the Greek people.”   Elsewhere, Vladimir Putin’s hired thugs disguised as ‘protesters’ take to the streets in Tbilisi, Georgia, demanding the ouster of the duly-elected government of Mikhail Saakashvili.    
  64. 2013 Monday: Scientists in Canada bring 400-year-old bryophyte specimens left behind by retreating glaciers during the Ice Age back to life.  Elsewhere, the European Union decided to lift an arms embargo on the Syrian opposition while maintaining all other sanctions against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime.  Meanwhile, U.S. Senator John McCain, R-Arizona, a proponent of arming Syrian rebels (without knowing who the f**k they are), quietly slipped into Syria for a meeting with anti-government forces.       
  65. 2014 Tuesday: President Barack Obama plans to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015 and then reduce this number over the following two years to a small force; the troops will train Afghan forces and conduct counterterrorism operations.  However, while giving a press conference at Baghram Air Base in Afghanistan, the White House, i.e., President Obama, ‘accidentally leaks’ the name of the top CIA intelligence officer in that country and even worse, he does it before 6,000 assembled journalists.  WTF, President O?  When ‘Scooter’ Libby ‘accidentally’ spilled the name of Valerie Plame, he went to federal prison.
  66. 2015 Wednesday: According to Brainy History, the federal government approves commercial space company SpaceX as a contractor to the U.S. military for satellite launches; SpaceX will compete for contracts against the Boeing-Lockheed Martin United Launch Alliance, currently the primary military launch provider.  Elsewhere, former Senator Rick Santorum, RINO-PA, announces he will be running for 2016 presidential nomination of the Republican Party.  Uh, okay. 
  67. 2016 Friday: Longtime bassist with the soul-funk-rock band, The Ohio Players[iii]—Marshall “Rock” Jones—died on this date in Houston, Texas; he was 75 years-old.  Elsewhere, Iranian morality police scoop up at least 30 college students who had the chutzpah to attend a co-ed graduation party.  The penalty for their crimes?  Ninety-nine lashes.  Wow.  Can’t have the sexes mingling now, can we?  Barbarism folks, plain, simple barbarism.
  68. 2017 Saturday: Gregg Allman, famed lead singer of the Macon, Ga., rock band, the Allman Brothers[iv], died at his home in Richmond Hill, Georgia, on this date due to the ill effects of liver disease.  Elsewhere, at Taormina, Italy, the 43rd G7 summit sputters to an end as every leader save for President Donald J. Trump votes to uphold the NON-BINDING Paris Climate Accord.  Of course, the BBC and American liberals began wailing about ‘climate change denial’ when in truth, there is NO evidence that it exists or does not exist.  The planet is in a constant state of flux and anyone who says otherwise simply does not accept the PROVEN science.  Climate change for former committed communists is the easiest way to force totalitarianism upon an unsuspecting population.
  69. 2018 Sunday: Problems continue erupting across Brazil as workers at the state-owned petroleum company- Petrobras- join the ongoing teamsters strike.  Elsewhere, the Israelis announce they will be building a ‘unique deterrent’ to Palestinians boarding ships and sneaking into Israel by sailing around land barriers and landing on their beaches.  The new obstacles will be three stories high and will be constructed of stone and defensive fencing which will prevent jihadists crossing from Gaza getting into Israel and causing problems.  Destroy the vermin.   (Note- the U.S. requires something like this on the Mexican border by San Diego, California).
  70. 2019 Monday: A new global study that investigated 711 rivers around the world finds that many of them are polluted with antibiotics and other medicines either flushed down the toilet or tossed into them for disposal.  Elsewhere, Reuters reports a horrifying story that in the Brazilian state of Amazonas, prison officials in several different jails discovered the corpses of at least 42 inmates strangled to death.  This followed on the heels of yesterday’s deaths of 15 gangbanging thugs in the state capital’s prison.  The violence appears to be spreading like a cancer.
  71. 2020 Wednesday: Sadly, America’s first attempt in nine years at putting astronauts back into space is scrubbed due to electrical storms raging in parts of Florida.  Saturday is the next date.  Astronauts Bob Bacon and Doug Hurley were aboard the Falcon 9 rocket provided by Space X.  Waiting aboard the Dragon Crew Capsule for their 19-hour trip to the International Space Station for over an hour, the duo learned the flight was postponed due to safety reasons.  We will be there Saturday.
  72. 2020 Wednesday A: The Chinese-created COVID-19 Wuhan Bat Virus continues causing problems and some scientists now say the virus is engineered ‘perfectly’ in that it can morph into variations that a normal virus could not.  Thank you, communist China, but the AICPENDBLOG.COM believed from the beginning that the Wuhan Flu’s appearance was too ‘coincidental’ to show up shortly after the communist Chinese lower-level signatories to the U.S.-China Trade Deal.  That is not right.  Here are the statistics for today for the world: 5,651,806 confirmed cases, 353,246 confirmed deaths, and 2,325,989 confirmed recoveries. 
  73. 2020 Wednesday B: In the United States, we have 1,730,136 confirmed cases, 101,356 confirmed deaths, and 369,460 confirmed recoveries.  It is important to note that recoveries would be much higher if Blue State governors were not playing politics with the disease.  To us, this demonstrates evidence of the COLLUSION between communist China and the Democratic Party, something that must be investigated if the American people are ever to learn the truth.  In the three states where the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the statistics, California first: 98,980 confirmed cases, 3,884 confirmed deaths, BUT ZERO MENTION of confirmed recoveries which confirms for us that Governor Gavin Newsom is doing nothing but playing politics.  In Hawaii, here are the numbers: 643 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 592 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the socialist non-paradise of Washington state, here are the stats: 20,181 confirmed cases, 1,078 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  (It is interesting to note that Chef Vladimir says that prior to mail-in ballots in the state became the norm, the state was a reliable RED in every election as it will be again when people return to voting in the normal way).
  74. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 169,616,816 confirmed cases, +537,668, 3,524,509 confirmed deaths, +11,643 and 151,459,161 confirmed recoveries, +65,910.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,999,680 confirmed cases, UP 24,393 from yesterday’s reporting, 607,726 confirmed deaths, UP 630,[v] and 27,701,879 confirmed recoveries, UP 42,832.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  75. 2021 Thursday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 289,779 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 169,830 deaths  
  76. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,786,604 confirmed cases, 63,161 confirmed deaths, and 2,024,029 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,318,480 confirmed cases, 36,733 confirmed deaths, and 1,939,437 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,032 confirmed cases, 498 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 436,124 confirmed cases, 5,814 confirmed deaths, and 212,224 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Michigan: they have 990,638 confirmed cases, 20,301 confirmed deaths, and 791,206 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  77. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,420 confirmed cases, 6,406 confirmed deaths, and 832,599 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Finland, a former ally of Nazi Germany during World War II: 92,062 cases of the virus, 946 confirmed deaths and 46,000 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  78. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,464.64, UP 141.59 points (+0.41%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,736.28, DOWN 1.72 points (-0.013%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,200.88, UP 4.89 points (+0.12%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $67.13 per barrel, +0.26 (+0.39%).  The price of GOLD is $1,894.30 per troy oz., -1.40 (-0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $27.86 per troy ounce, -0.08 (-0.29%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,180.60 per troy oz, +1.50 (+0.14%) while the price of COPPER is $4.66 per pound, 0.00 (-0.05%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,808.10 per troy oz, +2.96 (+0.11%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $22,750.00 per troy oz., -50.00 (-0.22%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.38 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.95.     In Botswana Pula, one greenback equals 10.58 and in Brazilian Real, a buck equals 5.24 and in Brunei Dollar, one dollar equals 1.32 of theirs.[xii]   In other business news, Bayer’s stocks take a tumble as a federal judge refuses to toss the ongoing lawsuit against Roundup which is under their umbrella of products.   
  79. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.175 per gallon, $2.871 in Florida, $3.927 in Hawaii, and $3.565 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Alaska: $3.320.  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- Belarus: $2.928 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,337,169,021,764 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.  Regarding gasoline prices, economists believe that higher gas prices won’t affect travel on Memorial Day.
  80. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been the so-called ‘border czar’ now for 66 days and NO one has seen her anywhere near the U.S.-Mexican border.  Speaking of the border disaster, One America News shared some updated statistics on just how dreadful things are at the border.  The costs of caring for the massive number of illegal aliens to the American people today is $584,855,552.  Next, the total cost of caring for these frigging illegal aliens for calendar year 2021 is $160,584,892,416.  The number of known illegals to have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border this year is 1,645,866 while the total number of illegals lurking within the shadows of the United States is 35,645,864.   (Note- we have long said the total number of illegals in the U.S. is between 35-50 million.  It would appear that One America News is backing us up on this number).  
  81. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– The New York Times is praising Democrats’ silence on the disastrous mess along the southern border.  Meanwhile, GOP lawmakers were denied access to a DEA facility near El Paso, Texas, by the goons doing the bidding of the Biden regime.  Elsewhere, Rep. Buddy Carter, R-GA 1st congressional district, says, ‘states are playing shell games with illegal alien payments given them by the feds.’   Next, Rep. Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, says the border problem is not helped by ‘Facebook running ads for Mexican cartels.’
  82. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– News reports claim a Russian naval intelligence ship is sailing in the waters just off the coast of Hawaii.  Nothing to see here, folks.  (Yeah, right).  Next, in Iran, the third time in a week a chemical plant housing a nuclear reactor blew up killing one person outright and wounding another two.  Who would do such a dastardly thing, or did it happen because the Iranians are morons?  We await the final word on this event.   Elsewhere, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘external forces are seeking to damage the U.S.-Colombia relationship.’  (Note- most likely those forces are next door in Venezuela).  Moving on, Hong Kong might throw away loads of Chi-Vi vaccines citing citizens’ mistrust in both the former British crown colony’s and mainland China’s governments as well as the ongoing swirling misinformation about both the vaccines and the disease.[xvi]  Finally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad won a historic fourth term as dictator, uh, president, in a landslide election.  Wow.
  83. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Speaking of COVID, Dr. Marty Makary says that ‘half of non-vaccinated Americans are immune to COVID-19’ and that ‘health officials relied more on government mandates than on the science.’  Meanwhile, while Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci continues obfuscating, sputtering, and stammering about his friends, the Chi-Coms’ responsibility in infecting the entire world, Senator Joni Ernst, R-IA, says, ‘it’s laughable’ for Dr. Fauci to ‘plead ignorance’ over what his pals at the Wuhan Institute of Virology were up to in the lab.  Elsewhere, we learn from a recent study that people who have had mild COVID-19 infections can gain lifelong immunity.  (Note- speaking of ‘Phony Tony,’ he says the vaccine will be available for young kids by the end of 2021; we ain’t giving it to our kids when 99.98-percent of young kids survive the crap).
  84. 2021 Thursday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News–  In a Newark, New Jersey, federal courtroom, 26-year-old letter carrier Nicolas Beauchene pleaded guilty to one count of ‘desertion of mail.’  The punk admitted to destroying 99 2020 Election ballots as well as another 2,000 pieces of mail.  And bit by bit by bit, the dominoes continue falling.  We will see a change in the outcome of the 2020 Elections.  Count on it.  (Note- in other curious news regarding the U.S. Postal Service, we continue hearing more and more that the USPS is spying on the social media of the American people under order from the Joe Biden regime.  WTF?)
  85. 2021 Thursday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– Today, we learned that “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been leading infrastructure talks with Congress and not flipping ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden.  Yet another sign the senile old fool is not calling the shots.   Next, former 71st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence “Larry” Summers, Democrat, says that Joe Biden’s stimulus plan will lead to rising inflation, inflation current Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, seems to be encouraging via increased government spending.  In other regime news, Joe Biden lifts ALL sanctions on the Russkies so they can now proceed with the construction of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline running beneath the Baltic Sea to Germany- and they called Donald J. Trump a ‘Russian stooge!’  Joe Biden is a stooge of the Russians, the Chi-Coms, and even the rat-eating Iranians.  This scumbag must be evicted from office NOW.
  86. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News II– Speaking of being a stooge of the Chi-Coms, Joe Biden is pushing a flipping $6 trillion federal budget for the next fiscal year.  All this money will come from the Chi-Coms.  Next, according to sources, the Biden regime is denying help to U.S. diplomats dealing with the so-called ‘Havana syndrome,’ the one in which microwaves of unknown origin are harming our overseas diplomats which is indeed an act of war upon the United States.  Meanwhile, the regime has not even looked at page 1 of the GOP $928 billion infrastructure offer, one Senator “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says the GOP is willing to increase.  Finally, the regime dismisses the GOP’s plan for distribution of COVID-19 relief funds.  What’s up with the Biden regime.
  87. 2021 Thursday M: Joe Biden Regime News III– The lying POS Joe Biden has trotted up to Capitol Hill to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives- the ATF- David Chipman is being blasted by Republicans over his whacked-out stance on guns, gun control, and his whacked out ideas of arresting legal owners of AR-15 rifles while saying nothing about Hunter Biden[xvii] lying on his FBI background check and whether he would issue an arrest warrant for the scumbag should be become the next ATF director.  In other news favorable to the regime, Senator Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren, DS-MA, introduces a bill to treble the budget of the Internal Revenue Service.   Music to the Bidenistas’ ears.
  88. 2021 Thursday N: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Well-known conservative commentator Todd Starnes shared a story about Hillsdale High School valedictorian Elizabeth Turner who was told by principal Amy Goldsmith she could not mention or reference to God Who is extremely important in her life.  After lawyers entered the fray, the courts overruled the principal, and her speech can continue as written at the graduation ceremonies.   Next, Facebook says it will NO longer censor posts pointing the finger at the Chi-Coms for making this pandemic in the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s laboratory.
  89. 2021 Thursday O: Political News I– Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, DS-CA, is on the way out because the state’s largest labor union- the SEIU- has abandoned him to his fate and is calling for him to go.  NOW.  Next, after repeated death threats against Mike Lindell of My Pillow, a court rules that the manufacturer’s address can be kept secret while the Dominion Voting Systems’ fraudulent lawsuit against him continues.  They are claiming their product is as clean as the wind-driven snow.  (Note- everyone knows that Dominion is a corrupt, evil company that sells election outcomes to the highest bidder.  IF their home country of Canada won’t use their products, what does that say about the honesty of the company or its products?  Answer: NOT MUCH).
  90. 2021 Thursday P: Political News II– Today, we learned three Democratic members of Congress- Steve “Bucket O’ Fried Chicken” Cohen, DS-TN 9th congressional district, Barbara “Blacktivist” Lee, DS-CA 13th congressional district, and Bobby “Black Panther” Rush, DS-IL 1st congressional district, hosted a tete a tete in which former Black Panther convicted murderers were featured guests.  This event occurred on May 10, 2021.  Next, Los Angeles Mayor Eric “The Grub” Garcetti is going to be the next U.S. ambassador to India which is good because he would never win re-election.  Speaking of ambassadorships, failed Senator Claire McCaskill, DS-MO, who lost in a landslide to now-Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, a couple of election cycles ago also stands in line for an ambassadorship somewhere in Europe.  Hmmm, maybe Albania?  Finally, California continues hemorrhaging population as people continue fleeing for better environs.
  91. 2021 Thursday Q: Political News III– Lily Batchelder- Joe Biden’s nominee to be Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy under Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen so far is flying under the radar in her confirmation hearings- so says Grant Stinchfield of Newsmax TV.  She believes that Americans must be taxed on FUTURE INCOME and that taxation should vary via (1) race (2) gender (3) education (4) age (5) education and IQ (6) zip code and (7) behavioral profile.  This woman should NOT be confirmed.  Period.  In other political news, President Donald J. Trump says he plans to run a third time in 2024- provided he remains in good health.  Speaking of the commander-in-chief, he and personal attorney- and ‘America’s Mayor’- Rudy Giuliani have asked a judge to toss the Capitol Hill Riots 01-06-2021 lawsuit dimwitted Democrats launched against them.  We concur.  Toss it.   The 45th president also said of his administration compared to the Biden regime, the ‘U.S. was energy independent whereas now- it’s not- thanks to Biden’s policies.’  Finally, famed Democratic strategist James Carville said of his own party that there’s too much ‘arrogance’ and ‘urban smugness’ running the show.
  92. 2021 Thursday R: Political News IV– Former Obama era employee Christine Wormuth received unanimous confirmation in the U.S. Senate to become the first female U.S. Secretary of the Army.  Congratulations.  Elsewhere, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, offered an amendment to a bill being debated that would forbid ‘gain of function’ experiments by medical scientists seeking to amplify the effects of already-dangerous viruses.  He received unanimous consent for his amendment.  Excellent.
  93. 2021 Thursday S: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– Protesters going against a Washington abortion clinic have been granted more access in which to protest the Pro-Death Movement by a judge.  Meanwhile, down in Texas, the Lone Star State’s Senate has passed a so-called ‘trigger bill’ that will kick in IF Roe v. Wade is overturned.  Should it kick in, it will criminalize all abortion providers with lengthy prison sentences for the murder and dismemberment of the unborn.  Excellent.
  94. 2021 Thursday T: Miscellaneous News I– Clay Travis and Buck Sexton will be taking over Rush Limbaugh’s time slot.   Next, the Oscars will once again allow films on streaming services to compete for honors.  Meanwhile, the International Olympic Committee disputes a recent report that says that ‘even if Japan refuses to host the Olympics due to the Chi-Vi, the Olympics will STILL go on.’  Who will hold them?  Oildale, California?  Finally, last evening three Texas cops were shot during a 10-hour SWAT standoff.  The officers will recover, and the POS shooter is in custody.  
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The next album by the Beach Boys is an interesting albeit an odd one.  “Stack-o-Tracks” came out on August 19, 1968 and did something NO other band of which we know and revere at the time as it was ALL INSTRUMENTAL and came with the music sheets and lyrics among other things.  Thus, we have all the BACKING TRACKS to 15 of their earlier and biggest tunes all in one place.  If you can find this oddity, seek it out as it would make for a glorious Karaoke night at the neighborhood watering hole.  Great stuff by a much-beloved band.  Seek it out and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We began promoting the music of an interconnected group of bands including the Small Faces, Faces, and Rod Stewart beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This was a massive undertaking of rock bands and solo artists so we hope you will seek them out and consider adding the music to your album collection.

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

[iii] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band.  The Ohio Players are amazing.

[iv] We hope to begin promoting the music of the Allman Brothers Band and their spin-off projects sometime within the next eight years.  We hope you will be here when we do because they are a band worthy of investigation by the readership- you will be glad you did.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] Speaking of the Chi-Coms, once again they have warned the Biden regime to scale back U.S. forces in Asia to stop tensions from rising any further.  F**k the Chi-Coms.

[xvii] Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says there is ‘more to come in the tale of Hunter Biden.’  We also know that despite his vociferous denials that ‘Pro-China Joe” Biden did indeed meet with his son’s business cronies.

118. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2022

2003 Wednesday: U.S. forces open fire on a group of Iraqi protesters in Fallujah, Iraq, after they began throwing things and making threats. This would be the focal point for the buildup to what would become known as the Battle of Fallujah in 2004, a make-or-break effort in the unnecessary invasion launched by the George W. Bush administration. (Note- we think this is a prime example of the Deep State influencing a president into a war and then when it goes wrong, they abandon them to their fate).

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118. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2022:

Yom HaShoah (Jewish Holiday), Lailat al-Qadr (Muslim Holiday), and Take our Sons and Daughters to Work Day

President (and U.S. Secretary of War) James Monroe; Associate Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan; U.S. Secretaries of State William R. King, James A. Baker III, and Cyrus Vance; Italian Fascist Dictator Benito Mussolini; the Allman Brothers featuring Chuck Leavell, INXS featuring Jimmy Barnes, King Crimson 1969, The Kingsmen featuring Jack Ely, Roxy Music featuring Eddie Jobson, the Steve Miller Band featuring Lonnie Turner, and T-Rex featuring Steve Currie:

  1. 357 Sunday: Emperor Constantius II visits Rome.
  2. 1164 Tuesday: The 170.2nd Roman Catholic Antipope Paschal III began his reign on this date.  Elected in opposition to Pope Alexander III and following his predecessor, Antipope Victor IV, Paschal III would guide his flock until September 22, 1168.
  3. 1635 Saturday: State leaders accuse Virginia Governor John Harvey of treason and remove him from office.
  4. 1655 Wednesday: English Admiral Blake and his fleet destroy a Tunisian pirate fleet.
  5. 1686 Sunday: The first volume of Isaac Newton’s “Principia Mathematic” undergoes publication.
  6. 1758 Friday: The fifth president of the United States, James Monroe, was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia.  He also served as the eighth U.S. secretary of war.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from September 27, 1814, to March 02, 1815, and then became president. 
  7. 1770 Saturday: Captain James Cook, aboard the Endeavour, lands at Botany Bay, Australia.
  8. 1788 Monday: Maryland became the seventh state to ratify the Constitution of the United States.
  9. 1789 Tuesday: Rebelling crewmembers led by Fletcher Christian aboard the British ship, HMS Bounty, set Captain William Bligh and 18 loyal sailors adrift in a launch in the South Pacific.  Bligh and most of his made it to Timor in 47 days thanks to the captain’s seamanship.
  10. 1817 Monday: The United States and Britain signed the Rush-Bagot Treaty, which limited the number of the naval vessels allowed in the Great Lakes.
  11. 1818 Tuesday: President James Monroe proclaimed naval disarmament on the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain.
  12. 1896 Tuesday: The Addressograph underwent patenting by J.S. Duncan.
  13. 1898 Thursday: The 36th U.S. Secretary of State William R. King assumed his position on today’s date.  A Republican, he served under served under President William McKinley from today until September 16, 1898, before moving up to the federal courts.
  14. 1910 Thursday: Claude Grahame-White performed the first night flight in England on this date.
  15. 1914 Tuesday: W.H. Carrier patented the design of his air conditioner.
  16. 1915 Wednesday: The Allies finally bring a halt to German advances during the Second Battle of Ypres.   On the Eastern Front, a combined German-Austro-Hungarian army begins pushing the Russians back in western Poland.  Like a mail fist, the Germans pummel the Russians who had been making headway into Central Europe but were unprepared for what the Central Powers threw against them.
  17. 1916 Friday: In Lithuania, the Germans are able to make headway around Lake Naroch where the Russians had been launching one assault after another until bleeding themselves dry.  The Russians were once again trying to aid their Western Allies who were always begging them to sacrifice on their behalf so the French and British might be able to mount a successful offensive and push the Germans back.  Once again, it failed.
  18. 1918 Sunday: Gavrilo Princip, the assassin of Austro-Hungary’s Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie, died in prison due to tuberculosis.   Meanwhile, British forces in the Mesopotamian Theater are able to push the Ottomans back to the Tigris River.  Everyone can sense the war is in its final stages; the question is, when will it end?  It would rage until November.
  19. 1919 Monday: The League of Nations undergoes founding on this date.
  20. 1930 Monday: The first organized baseball night game occurs at Independence, Kansas.  Elsewhere, in Houston, Texas, the 61st U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III died.  He began political life as a Democrat and then became a Republican. He served under President George H.W. Bush from January 25, 1989, to August 23, 1992.  Prior to this, Baker served his nation as its 67th U.S. Treasury Secretary.  In this capacity, he served under President Ronald Reagan from February 04, 1985, to August 17, 1988.
  21. 1932 Thursday: Scientists announced the creation of the yellow fever vaccine on this date.
  22. 1937 Wednesday: Future Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was born in the village of al-Oja near the desert town of Tikrit.  Elsewhere, the first commercial air flight across the Pacific Ocean occurs on this date.  Elsewhere, the first animated-cartoon electric sign went on display on a building on Broadway in New York City.  Douglas Leight was the creator of this innovation.
  23. 1939 Friday: German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler claims that the non-aggression pact between Poland and Germany is still in effect.
  24. 1940 Sunday: Rudolf Hess becomes camp commandant at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp.  Elsewhere, Glenn Miller records “Pennsylvania 6-5000” on this date.
  25. 1941 Monday: All remaining British troops in Greece surrender to the Axis troops.  The ones that could be evacuated were taken to North Africa via Crete and Malta.  With this victory, the Germans can return their gaze to the Soviet Union, originally scheduled for early-to-mid-May 1941 but now set back to June 1941. 
  26. 1943 Wednesday: In the North African Theater, combined German-Italian troops of the Afrika Korps launch a major counterattack to dislodge Allied gains.  As long as they can keep Allied forces tied up in this theater, it prevents them from being sent elsewhere. 
  27. 1944 Friday: In Washington, D.C., U.S. Navy Secretary Frank Knox dies.  Appointed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on July 11, 1940, Secretary Knox suffered a series of heart attacks that took his life today at age 70.  James Forrestal would take his place.
  28. 1945 Saturday: In Giulino, Azzano, Italy, Italian partisans executed Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and his mistress, Clara Petacci, as they attempted to flee the country aboard a German convoy.  Elsewhere, Eddie Jobson—future violinist with Roxy Music[i]—is born in Billingham, England, on this date.  
  29. 1946 Sunday: The Allies indicted Japanese war criminal Hideki Tojo with 55 counts of war crimes on this date.  He would eventually go to the gallows.
  30. 1947 Monday: Thor Heyerdahl and his balsa wood craft Kon-Tiki set sail from Peru to Polynesia. He did this to prove that Peruvian Indians could have settled in Polynesia.  The trip began in Peru and took 101 days to complete the crossing of the Pacific Ocean.
  31. 1950 Friday: Future comedian, Jay Leno, is born in New Rochelle, New York.
  32. 1951 Saturday: The Majlis, the parliament of Iran, elects Mohammad Mosaddegh prime minister of the country. 
  33. 1952 Monday: War with Japan officially ended as a treaty signed in San Francisco the previous year took effect.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, General Dwight D. Eisenhower resigned as U.S. Supreme Commander in Europe; General Matthew B. Ridgeway replaced him.  Elsewhere, Chuck Leavell—future pianist with the Allman Brothers Band[ii] and with the Rolling Stones[iii] since the 1990s—is born in Birmingham, Alabama, on this date.
  34. 1954 Wednesday: French Union troops are in good spirits that Operation Condor- the effort to open a tunnel through which the remaining defenders at Dien Bien Phu can make a breakout should all go bad in and around the base- is making satisfactory progress.  French Foreign Legionnaires and Laotian troops are fighting through one communist position after another but still, it will require another two weeks at least to be able to link up with the garrison.  Still, supplies and reinforcements are having a challenging time getting in due to the weather conditions and the iron ring of AA batteries surrounding French positions.  However, Legion paratroopers are crawling out into No-Man’s Land from Liliane 3 engaging communists in their trenches in hand-to-hand and grenades combat.  Every communist killed is a victory for freedom.[iv]
  35. 1956 Saturday: The last French troops leave Vietnam.  Had they received more troops from France and from Algeria and Morocco, they might have been able to scrub out the communists and to keep French Indochina a bastion of freedom; however, their government let them down and allowed the communist scum to take control of the country.  Meanwhile, future vocalist with the Australian rock band, INXS[v], from 1998-present—Jimmy Barnes—is born in Glasgow, Scotland, on this date.
  36. 1958 Monday: The United States conducted the first of 35 nuclear test explosions in the Pacific Proving Ground as part of Operation Hardtack I.
  37. 1960 Thursday: Future 112th Associate Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is born in Manhattan, NY, on this date.  She would be the second pick nominated by President Barack Obama to sit on the Supreme Court of the United States, filling the seat of outgoing Associate Justice John Paul Stevens.  Kagan is a member of no political party.  She took her seat on the high court on August 07, 2010.  
  38. 1962 Saturday: In the Sahara Desert of Algeria, a team led by Red Adair used explosives to put out the well fire known as the Devil’s Cigarette Lighter.  A pipe rupture caused the fire on November 06, 1961.
  39. 1963 Sunday: At Broadway’s Tony awards, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” was named best play while, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” won best musical.
  40. 1965 Wednesday: U.S. Marines invade the Dominican Republic to put down uprisings and remain there until October 1966.
  41. 1967 Friday: Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali refused to undergo induction into the U.S. Army, the same day General William C. Westmoreland told Congress the U.S. “would prevail in Vietnam.”
  42. 1969 Monday: English progressive rock band King Crimson[vi] with Robert Fripp, Ian McDonald, and Greg Lake debut.  Elsewhere, Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France.
  43. 1980 Monday: President Jimmy Carter accepted the resignation of the 57th U.S. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance who had opposed the failed rescue mission aimed at freeing American hostages in Iran.  Edmund Muskie would succeed him on May 08, 1980, after being confirmed in the U.S. Senate.   A Democrat, Vance served in this position from served from January 20, 1977, until today.
  44. 1981 Tuesday: In Portugal, bassist with the British rock band, T-Rex[vii], Steve Currie, lost his life in a car crash on this date.
  45. 1985 Sunday: The largest sandcastle in the world underwent completion near St. Petersburg, Florida, on this date.  The structure was four stories tall.
  46. 1988 Thursday: A flight attendant died, and more than 60 people injured when part of the roof of an Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 tore off during a flight from Hilo to Honolulu.
  47. 1989 Friday: Iranian frothing-at-the-mouth Shiite zealots go crazy over Salman Rushdie’s novel, “Satanic Verses,” calling it ‘blasphemy’ and demanding the death of the author around the world—FUCK Islamist lunatics!   This is why God gave us the neutron bomb: to use on jihadist scumbags such as the Iranian mullahs and their hierarchy of religious crackpots.
  48. 1990 Saturday: The musical “A Chorus Line” closed after 6,137 performances on Broadway.
  49. 1992 Tuesday: The U.S. Agriculture Department unveiled a pyramid-shaped recommended-diet chart on this date.
  50. 1993 Wednesday: The first “Take Our Daughters to Work Day” promoted by the New York-based Ms. Foundation, was held to boost the self-esteem of girls by having them visit a parent’s place of work.  Later, the event expanded to include sons, as well.  
  51. 1994 Thursday: Aldrich Ames, former CIA officer and wife Rosario plead guilty to spying.
  52. 1996 Sunday: Martin Bryant shoots and kills 35 in Port Arthur, Tasmania— the United States is NOT the only one to suffer mass shootings.
  53. 2003 Wednesday: U.S. forces open fire on a group of Iraqi protesters in Fallujah, Iraq, after they began throwing things and making threats.  This would be the focal point for the buildup to what would become known as the Battle of Fallujah in 2004, a make-or-break effort in the unnecessary invasion launched by the George W. Bush administration.  (Note- we think this is a prime example of the Deep State influencing a president into a war and then when it goes wrong, they abandon them to their fate). 
  54. 2004 Thursday: In Fallujah, Iraq, violent jihadists begin assaulting U.S. forces.  This leads to amplified intensity on both sides as the American troops call in fire missions and air support such as C-130 gunships which come in station on scene and begin riddling the jihadis with gatling guns and rockets.  A recent poll released by CNN says that a majority of Iraqis see the Americans as OCCUPIERS while a small minority sees them as liberators.  What a flipping mess. 
  55. 2005 Friday: Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez visits Havana, Cuba, so the two communist nations can foster better relations. 
  56. 2006 Saturday: The Electronic Frontier Foundation has brought a lawsuit against the George W. Bush administration alleging that the Bush administration and allies such as AT&T and the NSA maintain secret computer rooms where the Bush administration conducts surveillance on not only foreign terror suspects but on the American people.  The Bush administration then demonstrates that what the EFF alleges to be true is true by trying to use the State Secrets Privilege to block the lawsuit against AT&T and the NSA.  President Bush- why not flipping just say that YOU are spying on the American people?  WTF?  (Never really liked the Bushes but this is bad, really bad).
  57. 2007 Sunday: The so-called ‘religion of peace’ is busy today.  In Iraq, a mosque in Karbala suffers a suicide bombing that blows 55 worshippers up and, on their way, to meet with Allah far sooner than any of them may have planned.  Meanwhile, farther east in Pakistan, a suicide bombing there blows another 22 people to meet with Allah while also wounding several government officials and loads of other people going about their daily lives. 
  58. 2008 Tuesday: The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services announces that of the 53 girls they rescued from the breakaway Mormon church at the YFZ Ranch, at least 31 of the girls between ages 14 and 17 are pregnant.   Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court upholds an Indiana law requiring voter ID during elections.
  59. 2009 Wednesday: RINO Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania decides to leap aboard the Obama train hoping to ride to future success on the coattails of the Bamster.  He switches from being a ‘Republican’ to being a Democrat.  Woo-ooo, good for you, loser.  A year later, the self-serving maggot would lose his seat to Pat Toomey.  No one likes rats, Senator Specter, no one.
  60. 2010 Thursday: A Palestinian mob approaches the Gaza-Israeli border and the are heaving chunks of concrete, rocks, and setting things on fire.  The Israeli Defense Forces eventually are forced to defend themselves and a young Palestinian man lies dead while the rest of them scramble off like the rats they are.  Gaza, do something to help your people instead of maintaining them in generational poverty and misery.  It’s not Israel’s fault.
  61. 2011 Friday: Thanks to the Obama Administration’s horrible handling of the U.S. economy and for pushing Obamacare, Panasonic Corporation reportedly plans to announce it will cut 40,000 jobs.  Meanwhile, troublemaker former one-term U.S. President Jimmy Carter shares his views on North Korea with the world.  He just returned from visiting the godforsaken country and says that the ‘U.S. and South Korea must stop starving the North Korean people, that it’s a violation of human rights’ and a whole bunch of other crap.  Jimmy: STFU.
  62. 2012 Sunday: The government of Bashar al-Assad accuses UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon of ‘encouraging attacks on the government.’  Elsewhere, as Chi-Coms scour Beijing searching for blind dissident Chen Guangcheng who fled house arrest and into the streets, rumors are flying that he somehow made his way to the U.S. Embassy where he sought refuge.  Not good for U.S.-Chi-Com relations but it is what it is.
  63. 2013 Monday: During the new swearing in ceremony of Enrico Letta, an Italian man shoots and wounds two police officers outside Palazzo Chigi.  Elsewhere, original bassist with the Steve Miller Band[viii]—Lonnie Turner—died on this date in Lebanon, Oregon, at age 66.
  64. 2014 Tuesday: The United States and its European allies hit more than two dozen Russian government officials, executives, and companies with new sanctions as punishment for their country’s actions in the Ukraine.  Meanwhile, two dozen tornadoes ripped through Mississippi, killing 14 people.
  65. 2015 Wednesday: In Terrebonne, Oregon, Jack Ely of the Kingsmen- “Louie-Louie” fame- died from an unknown illness at age 71.
  66. 2016 Friday: Former Republican U.S. Senator Conrad Burns, Montana 1989-2007, dies at age 81.
  67. 2018 Saturday: The government of India announces that every village in the nation is now supplied with electricity, a major milestone.   Elsewhere, the trials of eight people alleged to be members of ISIS begins.  These scumbags have been accused of launching car bombings and shootings in Tehran and if convicted will be dangling at the end of construction cranes. 
  68. 2019 Sunday: Disney’s Marvel movie, “Avengers: Endgame,” becomes the first film to generate more than a billion dollars on its release- in this case, $1.2 billion.  Wow.  Meanwhile, in HBO’s “Game of Thrones” “The Long Night” episode surpasses “The Lord of the Rings” Battle of Helms Deep (44 minutes) for the longest battle scene in movie history with a gory battle almost 88 minutes in length.  It’s a great one to be sure.  Look for it.   Elsewhere, in West Chester Township, Ohio, police stumble upon four family members shot to death in an apartment.  They are searching for the killer.  
  69. 2020 Tuesday: News continues to break about “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s sexual assault of then-U.S. Senate staffer Tara Reade in 1993.  Meanwhile, Hillary Rodham Clinton- mum about those assault allegations- endorses former Vice President Biden for president on this day.  On the COVID-19 front, confirmed cases around the world now sit at 3,083,467 what with confirmed deaths at 213,824 but 915,988 confirmed recoveries.   In the United States, confirmed cases rests at 1,033,721, confirmed deaths at 58,947, but number of confirmed recoveries sits at 117,690, which is great.  Various states are reopening in bits and pieces and the outlook of Americans is that things are going to get better, and they are ready to return to work now.  Meanwhile, calls continue going out as to why famed ‘anti-fascist group,’ ANTIFA, is not in Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, and other states with left-wing despotic governors doing battle with these would-be dictators. 
  70. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 149,036,962 confirmed cases, +1,092,267, 3,141,143  confirmed deaths, +39,173, and 127,736,203 confirmed recoveries, +73,711,824.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,983,695 confirmed cases, UP 608,093 from yesterday’s reporting, 588,337 confirmed deaths, UP 9,175,[ix] and 25,584,727 confirmed recoveries, UP 24,064.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[x] 
  71. 2021 Wednesday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 273,886 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  72. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,736,197 confirmed cases, 61,480 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,222,546 confirmed cases, 35,030 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,397 confirmed cases, 478 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 400,386 confirmed cases, 5,510 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Montana, a state with a superb governor: they have 108,402 confirmed cases, 1,556 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[xi]   The White House is slamming Joe Rogan for being so brash as to urge healthy young people NOT to get the Chi-Vi vaccine.  We concur.  We aren’t getting this s**t.  Meanwhile, Pfizer’s antiviral COVID-19 pill could be out at the end of 2021.  In other news, the New York Times says that Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov went to great lengths to cover up the massive number of deaths he caused by sending COVID-19-positive patients BACK into nursing homes thus to infect and then eliminate them.  This is diabolical and this thug must go to prison.[xii]
  73. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,285 confirmed cases, 6,361 confirmed deaths, and 830,273 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Slovenia, the birthplace of the greatest first lady in U.S. history: 238,421 cases of the virus, 4,236 confirmed deaths and 223,286 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]    
  74. 2021 Wednesday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,820.38, DOWN 164.55 points (-0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,051.03, DOWN 39.19 points (-0.28%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,183.18, DOWN 3.54 points (-0.085%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.65 per barrel, -0.21 (-0.83%).  The price of GOLD is $1,781.60 per troy oz., +7.70 (+0.43%) while the price of SILVER is $26.24 per troy ounce, +0.15 (+0.59%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,222.10 per troy oz, +9.90 (+0.82%) while the price of COPPER is $4.50 per pound, 0.00 (-0.01%).[xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,927.18 per troy oz, -14.70 (-0.50%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $28,600.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.69%).[xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.90.     In Libyan Dinar, one greenback equals 4.47 and in Macanese Pataca, a buck equals 8.00 and in Macedonian Denar, one dollar equals 50.73 of theirs.[xvii]  
  75. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Three States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.00 per gallon, $2.794 in Florida, $3.782 in Hawaii, and $3.427 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Montana: $2.817.  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 third lowest gasoline price in the world- Angola: $0.923 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Much to be said for the former Portuguese colony.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,224,518,271,345 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  76. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Joe Biden is sending $310 million to Guatemala to ‘help them’ stem the tide of illegal aliens flowing north through their country to the United States; we’ll see.  Speaking of the border, Customs and Border Patrol reports that last month, the feds took 170,000 illegal aliens into custody.   Elsewhere, the Biden regime-controlled U.S. Department of Justice has quietly repealed Trump era restrictions on the amount of federal aid going to ‘sanctuary cities’ and ‘sanctuary states.’   Meanwhile, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is blasting the Biden regime for NOT permitting him entry into the illegal alien holding pens in Donna, Texas.
  77. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm is receiving loads of criticism over the numerous conflicts of interest surrounding her such as her connections to an electric vehicle automaker.   The secretary has millions of dollars of stock in Proterra, a company that will benefit- as will she- depending upon which way she goes in doling out taxpayer dollars.  Wow.  Next, Joe Biden taps anti-Trumper Harris County, Texas, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez to head Immigration and Customs Enforcement, aka ICE.   Meanwhile, tonight’s ‘Joe Biden address to a joint session of Congress’ will be devoid of a ‘designated survivor.’  So says White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki because hardly anyone will be in attendance.  
  78. 2021 Wednesday H: Joe Biden Regime News II– Tonight is the NIGHT, folks, Joe is going to reveal yet another multi-trillion bill, his so-called “Family Plan,” that will require of ALL Americans forced preschool for 3-and-4-year-olds so we can indoctrinate the kids at an earlier age and teach them to rat out their parents.  This is NOT good, and parents must resist this crap.  Political strategist says that Joe Biden ‘won’t reveal the sticker shock’ which means it is going to be COSTLY.   Next, Joe Biden is going to name longtime Marxist political hack, Rahm “Dead Fish” Emanuel to become U.S. ambassador to Japan.  Finally, former governor and Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Eric Greitens says that “Biden-Harris first one-hundred days is marked by failure.”  You are preaching to the choir, sir.  (Note- although we mentioned this yesterday, we will mention it again- the Washington Post, aka WAPO, says it ‘won’t fact check “Pro-China Joe” Biden the way it did President Donald J. Trump.’  Wow).[xxi]
  79. 2021 Wednesday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the ‘Biden administration (i.e., the regime) displays schizophrenic undertones as it seeks de-escalation and confrontation at the same time.’  Absolutely true.  Next, as the truth continues to hit the presses over Climate Czar John F. “Lurch” Kerry’s numerous Logan Act violations in doing business with Iran while a private citizen, Congressman Michael McCaul, R-TX 10th congressional district, says that the allegations against ‘Lurch’ appear to be ‘somewhat treasonous.’   Congresswoman Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district says, ‘Kerry MUST resign.’  We concur.  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken acknowledges that the U.S. pullout of Afghanistan could lead to a takeover of the country by the Taliban.  Finally, the U.S. sees major rollbacks on the sanctions placed atop Iran so the U.S. can return to the bogus Iran nuclear deal.
  80. 2021 Wednesday J: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– In the craziest news of the day, we learn that crackhead/pedophile presidential son, Hunter “Crack Pipe” Biden is going to teach a class on FAKE NEWS at New Orleans’ Tulane University.  WTF?  In other whacked-out news, Democrats are demanding that the FCC block the sale of a popular radio station so that Miami Latinos CANNOT listen to conservative talk radio.  WTF?  Meanwhile, co-founder of the San Francisco-based $2 billion startup company, Iterable, Justin Zhu, was fired for micro-dosing LSD prior to a board meeting back in 2019.  Seems rather late to be terminating someone for something that occurred 2.5-3 years ago.  Strange.  Finally, a contestant on “Jeopardy!” made the ‘OK’ gesture and is under fire for being a white supremacist.  People, give it a F***ING REST already.  Enough is enough.
  81. 2021 Wednesday K: Political News I– Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that while the Dems claim to SUPPORT Israel, they put forth a true anti-Semite POS such as Colin Kahl for the No. 3 position at the Pentagon: the undersecretary for policy.  (Note- Mr. Kahl says he will take a bipartisan approach to his job.  Boy, oh, boy, oh, boy- what a guy).  Next, President Donald J. Trump says of Congresswoman Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, that in so many words, she is a ‘LOSER.’   Moving on, Governor Doug Ducey, RINO-AZ, is trying to save his job by signing a tough abortion bill preventing abortion for genetic abnormalities.   Meanwhile, Congressmen Jeff Duncan, R-SC 3rd congressional district, and Doug Lamborn, R-CO 5th congressional district, are pushing back HARD on the Biden’s regime pushing of the bogus Critical Race Theory which is Critical Race Theory BS.  Good for you gentlemen!  Finally, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says, ‘don’t denigrate Arizona’s 2020 Election audit.’  Amen.
  82. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News II– In some shocking news today, the feds swooped down on ‘America’s Mayor’ and Donald J. Trump personal attorney Rudy Giuliani’s Manhattan apartment and removed all of his electronic devices in an early morning raid.  Mr. Giuliani offered to meet with the authorities and to hand over his devices but no, much like they did during the raid on Roger Stone’s home, they wanted to INTIMIDATE the man, trying to tie to him the crimes committed by Hunter Biden in the Ukraine.  Likewise, they also raided the home of Victoria Toensing and Joe DiGenova, two more big Trump supporters and legal eagles.   In other news, as California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues to whine and cry over the recall effort against him, one of the recall advisers says that ‘one-third of the signatories are Democrats, one-third are independents, and one-third are Republicans.’  Everyone wants Gavin Newsom OUT of office ASAP.[xxii]   Finally, Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is working with Stephen Miller to defeat Joe Biden’s RACIST policies on equity rather than equality when it comes to providing aid to farmers.
  83. 2021 Wednesday M: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– An alternate juror on the Derek Chauvin murder trial says that ‘mob riots, protests, and the racial climate did NOT influence the jury’s decision.’  Sure.  Uh huh, of course not.  Next, following a cop shooting of a black suspect, a North Carolina judge denies a request for the video cam footage.   Next, a video shows that a California man died while the cops were holding him.  Here we go again.   Regarding firearms, a new poll shows that support for heavier gun laws is lacking support among the American people.
  84. 2021 Wednesday N: Notable Departure– NASA Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is dead at the age of 90.
  85. 2021 Wednesday O: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws–  Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3555 with a $41 million pot on the line tonight: 14, 18, 19, 33, 37, and Mega 19.  Out of 116,245 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person with FIVE numbers BUT NO MEGA for a prize of $41,234.  The winning ticket was sold at a Chevron in Coarsegold, CA 93614.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #841 with a $116 million pot on the line: 16, 18, 35, 39, 53, and Powerball 21.   Out of 55,428 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Powerball for a prize of $859,829.  The winning ticket was sold at Stater Brothers 188 in Grand Terrace, CA 92313.
  86. 2021 Wednesday P: The Wrap-Up– Amazing to see Joe Biden’s ‘address’ in which, he praised the police, noting most of them are okay.  Here is how socialism works- you grind law enforcement and the military in the dirt, kick them in the teeth, beat them up, purge them, and then when they can take no more, you make a deal: IF you don’t want things to return to the way they were- you being public enemies and all- you will now serve as storm-troopers and go after our enemies.  YOU can do whatever you want to them and without any oversight or parameters.  This is evil- glad I am now in Israel- Mo.  We love and cherish our freedoms… Meanwhile, the three people involved in the death of Ahmaud Arbery have been indicted on hate crimes charges.   A federal grand jury indicted Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan today which is good.  These three crackers have much for which to answer.
  87. 2022 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 512,067,467 confirmed cases, +785,425, 6,255,853 confirmed deaths, +2,360 and 465,824,561 confirmed recoveries, +566,075. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,950,138 confirmed cases, UP 61,891 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,020,124 confirmed deaths, UP 350,[xxiii] and 80,618,357 confirmed recoveries, UP by 32,438.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxiv]
  88. 2022 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 570,831 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 206,076 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 463 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  89. 2022 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,216,406 confirmed cases, 90,343 confirmed deaths, and 8,963,856 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,964,981 confirmed cases, 73,928 confirmed deaths, and 5,816,157 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 248,405 confirmed cases, 1,418 confirmed deaths, and 239,022 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,493,194 confirmed cases, 12,686 confirmed deaths, and 1,445,808 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Navajo Nation: they have 53,381 confirmed cases, 1,758 confirmed deaths, and 51,519 confirmed recoveries.[xxv]   
  90. 2022 Thursday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,071,491 confirmed cases, 10,695 confirmed deaths, and 4,033,472 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Nauru, 226th place on the list: 4 cases of the virus, 1 confirmed death and 3 confirmed recoveries.[xxvi]                         
  91. 2022 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,916.39, UP 614.46 points (+1.85%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,871.53 UP 382.60 points (+3.06%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,287.50, UP 103.54 points (+2.47%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $105.11 per barrel, +3.09 (+3.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,894.80 per troy oz., +6.10 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $23.17 per troy ounce, -0.30 (-1.26%).  The price of PLATINUM is $909.90 per troy oz, -0.50 (-0.05%) while the price of COPPER is $4.44 per pound, -0.04 (-0.86%).[xxvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,249.53 per troy oz., +46.71 (+2.12%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,200.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,039.00 per USD/T, -54.50 (-1.76%). The price of ZINC is $4,136.00 per USD/T., -83.50 (-1.98%).   The price of COCOA is $2,575.00 per USD/T, +7.00 (+0.27%).  The price of COFFEE is $218.40 per USD/T, +2.45 (+1.13%).  The price of CORN is $817.00 per USD/T, +1.50 (+0.18%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,043.80 USD 1,000 board feet -8.60 (-0.82%).[xxviii]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.62 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.95 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.45, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 70.25 of theirs.    In Rwandan Franc, one greenback equals 1,010.05 and in St. Helena Pound, a buck equals 0.80 and in El Salvadoran Colón, one dollar equals 8.75 of theirs.[xxix]       
  92. 2022 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.685 per gallon, $4.176 in Florida, $5.256 in Hawaii, and $4.691 in Washington state.[xxx]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Montana- $4.097.  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 30th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Chad: $3.206 per U.S. Gallon.[xxxi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,414,818,869,159 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Luxembourg the SIXTH largest holder of U.S. debt is Brazil.  This nation holds $258,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  93. 2022 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Sensing that Joe Biden is on the verge of mental collapse, Russia once again warned the United States of potential retaliation over America’s asinine sanctions.   Meanwhile, Senator Steve Daines, R-MT, says he ‘witnessed ample signs of Russian war crimes in Ukraine’ during a recent visit to that war-torn country.  Next, reports continue to arise of the Russian navy employing dolphins to guard their Black Sea base at Sebastopol.  This has been tried before but has never proven successful.  Still, with the Russkies, one never knows.
  94. 2022 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– The Russians have raised rocket and missile attacks on Ukraine once again.  Several blasts rocked Ukraine’s capital city, Kyiv, today.   The British minister of defense- Ben Wallace- says that ‘Russia could become a cancerous growth in Ukraine.’  Meanwhile, Dick Morris told Grant Stinchfield on Newsmax this evening that if Russia were to use tactical nukes in Ukraine, ‘all bets would be off, and the U.S. must put troops on the ground in direct conflict with the Russkies.’  This is becoming more ludicrous by the day.  We cannot fight a land war with Russia in eastern Europe, it’s impossible to do and will lead to the Chi-Coms becoming the world’s master.  Not good.
  95. 2022 Thursday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Vice President Kamala Harris has been the nation’s ‘border czar’ for the past 391 days and even worse, she has not arrived to do her job in 305 days.  Our estimates of the rising costs associated with rising numbers of illegal aliens continues breaking records every day.  The cost of caring for the illegal aliens the past 118 days is $752,442,887.  Next, the cost of caring for the detritus of the world since the Biden-Harris regime grabbed power on January 20, 2021, is $42,498,248,630.  The number of illegal aliens encountered at the border since January 01, 2022, is approximately 1,203,637.  Finally, the conservative low estimate of illegal aliens in the country is 46,635,294.  We believe the numbers to be closer to 95-to-130 million which is unsustainable for any country and must be fixed now.  Deport ALL of them.  Now.  (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  96. 2022 Thursday I: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says the southern border is ‘broken because of Joe Biden’s attitude.’  George P. Bush, R-TX, says that the southern border is ‘out of control.’  Next, while testifying before the Congress, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says that the only solution for solving the border crisis is to give every illegal alien who has swarmed across it amnesty.  Folks, not only this insane, it’s also the kill stroke for the United States.  It’s over, it’s done, it’s finished.  In other border-related news, Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, is seeking donations with which to bus illegal aliens into Washington, D.C.  While we think this is great, how about finding a way to push them back across the border into Mexico?   Simultaneously, Attorney General Ken Paxton, R-TX, is suing the Biden regime over its upcoming plan to lessen border security next month with the overturning of Title 42.  DHS Secretary Mayorkas says he believes there will be 18,000 or more encounters of illegal aliens per day once the pro-American Title 42 ends.  We must fight back against this evil.
  97. 2022 Thursday J: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $50.55 (2) AstraZeneca: $67.22 (3) Novavax: $44.27 (4) Merck & Company: $88.61 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $183.59  (6) BioNTech: $143.40 (7) Moderna: $142.52.
  98. 2022 Thursday K: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $98.09 (2) Boeing: $154.19 (3) General Dynamics: $242.20 (4) Lockheed Martin: $441.69 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $445.17.
  99. 2022 Thursday L: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $26.22 (2) DuPont: $67.58 (3) 3M: $147.21 (4) Honeywell: $189.92  (5) Teijen: $1,388.00.
  100. 2022 Thursday M: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $28.06 (2) Beyond Meat: $39.82  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $69.55.
  101. 2022 Thursday N: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $156.21 (2) Lowe’s: $205.13 (3) Home Depot: $312.04 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $562.00 (5) Amazon: $2,891.93.
  102. 2022 Thursday O: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden endorsed a new bill that will funnel assets seized from Russian oligarchs to Ukraine.  Joe also asked Congress for an additional $33 billion in aid for Ukraine which means the Biden regime will most likely skim off 12-20-percent for the Biden Family’s coffers.
  103. 2022 Thursday P: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– A new Rasmussen poll pulls NO punches and says that a large majority of Americans blame Joe Biden for skyrocketing gas prices.   In other disastrous news for the Biden regime, the Chi-Coms and Iran are going to increase their mutual defense pact.  This is a direct slap in the face of slobbering Joe Biden.  In yet another problem for the feeble U.S. ‘president’- one who could not speak today at a ‘press conference’ of sorts without going totally BLANK in his thoughts, words, and speech- parental rights groups are pushing back with growing force over Joe’s suggestion that children do not belong to their parents but to the regime.  George Orwell could not have foretold the topics of his classic novel, “1984,” than what we are seeing today.
  104. 2022 Thursday Q: Joe Biden Regime News I– President Ron Klain, uh, excuse me, President Joe Biden, continues dangling the bait that the Biden regime could cancel all CURRENT student debt but not over $50,000.  Alas, it must be an election year for this carrot of the carrot of ‘reparations for slavery’ to be dangling in front of the young, dumb, and full of c*m voters.  Should Joe Biden cancel student loan debt, he will alienate all those who have struggled to pay their loans off who by far outnumber those who have not.
  105. 2022 Thursday R: Nancy Pelosi’s January 06-2021 False Flag Operation– The House select committee investigating (yeah, right) the FALSE FLAG EVENTS of January 06, 2021, announce their plan to hold at least eight public hearings, beginning in June, in the hope of somehow influencing the voters to vote ‘D’ on their ballots in November.  We suspect their ratings will be at the bottom of the crapper.  We also suspect the American people will become even more infuriated with the regime and its allies than they are now and if- we repeat- IF- the elections are honest, the Dems are going to go the way of the dinosaur.
  106. 2022 Thursday S: Big Tech News– CNN + threw in the towel today, two full days ahead of the scheduled shutdown on April 30, 2022.

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Record companies like making money and what better way to make money than to remaster an artist’s albums and compile them in a comprehensive box set that sells for $200?  “The Capitol Albums 1968-1977” came out on April 18, 2015, and features the work of the original line up from 1968 to 1977: “Music from Big Pink,” “The Band,” “Stage Fright,” “Cahoots,” “Rock of Ages,” “Northern Lights- Southern Cross,” and “Islands.”  What more could a dedicated fan- or a novice- want from an artist than a delightful package such as this one?  Look for it at Amazon.com, Discogs, AllMusic, eBay, or wherever else it is you shop for the absolute best in music- you will be so glad you did- that, we guarantee.

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[i] 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.

[ii] When we present the music of the Allman Brothers Band, we will present the music of Gov’t Mule.  Stay tuned for further developments.

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

[iv] As is the norm, we visit Martin Windrow’s amazing book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press (2006) as well as Time-Life Books for relevant information on this critical fight against communism.

[v] We look forward to promoting the music of INXS sometime within the next 15 years or so.  We hope you will be there when we do.  We thank you.

[vi] 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.

[vii] We hope to promote the music of this famous British band, T-Rex, sometime within the next five years.

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

[ix] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 146,144,571 Cases and 3,097,090 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

[xi] See previous.

[xii] The Nazis labeled these people ‘Useless Eaters,” people who TOOK FROM society but NOT RETURNED to society.  Thus, they were economic drains on the state and had to be eliminated which is what Governor Cuomo did by sending sick patients back into places where a vulnerable population depended upon competent care.  The Nazis used carbon monoxide vans, but Cuomo sent the sick into places where they would do the most damage.  HE MUST go to prison.

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xix] Please see the following site for information on global gas prices: Gasoline prices around the world, 19-Apr-2021 | GlobalPetrolPrices.com.

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

[xxi] The rebuttal to tonight’s ‘address to a joint session of Congress’ will be by Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, and he will present “My Family’s American Dream” story as an alternative to tonight’s mumbling, stumbling, rumbling, bumbling ‘speech’ by “Chi-Com Joe” Biden.  What a contrast: a senile old fool and a GOP rock star. 

[xxii] Actor Randy Quaid says he is considering a run for the governor’s gig.  Wow.

[xxiii] 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)

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

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

[xxvi] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

115. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2022

26. 1943 Sunday: Fighting in the Warsaw Ghetto continues as the Jews are determined to trade their lives for more of the German and Lithuanian police troops trying to round them up and deport them to concentration camps sprinkled across Poland. The fighting is fierce with both sides giving no quarter. Jews captured by the Nazis are shot where they stand while Jews use Molotov cocktails and homemade bombs to kill German troops and set ablaze their vehicles.

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115. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2022:

Arbor Day (Wyoming), Confederate Heroes Memorial Day (Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida); State Holiday (Georgia)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William J. Brennan; U.S. Attorney General George Henry Williams; Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Manuel Archibald Lujan Jr.; Russian leader Boris Yeltsin; Creedence Clearwater Revival featuring Stu Cook, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers featuring Steve Ferrone:

  1. 1342 Wednesday: The 197th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XII ended his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became pontiff on December 20, 1334. 
  2. 1507 Thursday: Germany produced a world map in which cartographer Martin Waldseemueller used the name, “America” for the first time to describe the North American Continent in honor of Italian navigator, “Amerigo Vespucci.
  3. 1512 Thursday: The 8th Ottoman Turkish Sultan- the leader of ALL Islam- Bayezid II- ends on this date as he abdicates his throne.  He would be dead on May 26, 1512. The reign of Sultan Bayezid II began on May 19, 1481.  His successor- the 9th Sultan Selim I began today and ended on September 21, 1520.
  4. 1607 Wednesday: At the Battle of Gibraltar, a Dutch fleet decimates the combined Spanish-Portuguese fleets.
  5. 1660 Sunday: English Convention Parliament votes to restore Charles II to the throne.
  6. 1684 Tuesday: The creator of the thimble received a patent on this date.
  7. 1792 Wednesday: Highwayman Frances J. Pelletier becomes the first man put to death by the Guillotine.
  8. 1846 Saturday: The opening stages of the Mexican-American War commence as conflict begins over the disputed border of Texas.  The outcome of this war would fix the border between Texas and Mexico at the Rio Grande River.
  9. 1859 Monday: Groundbreaking for the Suez Canal commences on this date.
  10. 1862 Friday: During the Civil War, a Union fleet commanded by Flag Officer David G. Farragut captured the Rebel city of New Orleans.
  11. 1875 Sunday: The 32nd U.S. Attorney General George Henry Williams left office on this date.  First a Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from December 14, 1871, until today.
  12. 1881 Monday: France occupies both Algeria and Tunisia on this date.
  13. 1898 Monday: The United States formally declared war on Spain. 
  14. 1901 Thursday: New York Governor Benjamin Barker Odell, Jr., signed an automobile registration bill, which imposed a 15-mph speed limit on highways.
  15. 1906 Wednesday: In Newark, N.J., future 90th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William J. Brennan is born.  Nominated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to fill Associate Justice Sherman Minton’s seat, the Democrat served from October 15, 1956, to July 20, 1990.
  16. 1915 Sunday: During World War I, Allied soldiers invaded the Gallipoli Peninsula in an unsuccessful attempt to knock the Ottoman Empire out of the war.  The Russian Black Sea Fleet comes to the aid of their allies by shelling Turkish forts on the Bosporus.  On the Eastern Front, the Austro-Hungarians are making progress in the western Ukraine.  On the Western Front, it appears that the Germans are getting the upper hand in the Second Battle of Ypres.
  17. 1916 Tuesday: German zeppelin raids hammer the eastern British coastline while the RAF launch raids on German positions in occupied Western Europe.  Elsewhere, fighting between the Brits and Turks rages in Greece.
  18. 1917 Wednesday: The Turks continue tightening the noose around the Mesopotamian city of Kut where a large number of British and Indian troops are huddling, hoping their fellow troops will somehow manage to extricate them.  Starvation continues.
  19. 1918 Thursday: Heavy fighting continues in Western Europe as the Germans continue pressing their attacks against a crumbling British and French defensive force.  The Germans send tanks into battle for the first time having learned from the lesson the British and French inflicted on them with their introduction of armor.   On the Eastern Front, German and Finnish troops are making gains against the Russians who are preoccupied with their civil war while in the Crimea, German and Austrian troops continue their drive towards Sebastopol.  As long as the Russians won’t completely come to terms with the Central Powers, their opponents are not going to give them room to breathe. 
  20. 1925 Saturday: The people of Germany elect former General Paul von Hindenburg to the presidency.
  21. 1927 Monday: To quell an uprising in Morocco, Spain sends 20,000 troops to force an end to it.
  22. 1928 Wednesday: For the first time in recorded history, a blind person used a Seeing Eye dog.
  23. 1940 Thursday: Fighting continues in Norway as the Germans continue solidifying their gains and pushing the Norwegians and British troops back.
  24. 1941 Friday: With the war all but over in Yugoslavia and Greece, Adolf Hitler issues Fuhrer Directive 28, the airborne invasion of the island of Crete with which to strangle British shipping to their forces in North Africa.
  25. 1942 Saturday: Fighting to control the so-called ‘Burma Road’ continues between Allied troops and the Imperial Japanese.  On the Western Front, the Luftwaffe continues its bombing raids up and down the eastern coast of Great Britain.
  26. 1943 Sunday: Fighting in the Warsaw Ghetto continues as the Jews are determined to trade their lives for more of the German and Lithuanian police troops trying to round them up and deport them to concentration camps sprinkled across Poland.  The fighting is fierce with both sides giving no quarter.  Jews captured by the Nazis are shot where they stand while Jews use Molotov cocktails and homemade bombs to kill German troops and set ablaze their vehicles.
  27. 1944 Tuesday: The United Negro College Fund incorporates on this date.  Elsewhere, in World War II, the Luftwaffe carries out nighttime bombing raids against British shipping in Plymouth and Portsmouth. 
  28. 1945 Wednesday: During World War II, U.S. and Soviet forces linked up on the River Elbe, a meeting that dramatized the collapse of Nazi Germany’s defenses.  The Russians also finish their encirclement of Berlin on this date and prepare for the major battle to come.  The Americans launch the last Boeing B-17 attack on Nazi Germany.  Meanwhile, Stu Cook, future bassist of the rock band, Creedence Clearwater Revival[i], was born on this date in El Cerrito, California.  Finally, delegates from about 50 countries met in San Francisco to organize the United Nations.
  29. 1950 Tuesday: Chuck Cooper becomes the first black man to play in the National Basketball Association.  Elsewhere, Steve Ferrone—drummer with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[ii] 1997-present—was born in Brighton, England, on this date.
  30. 1952 Friday: The Minneapolis Lakers beat the New York Knicks, four games to three; to win the 3rd National Basketball Association’s Finals and their second win.  Game 7 saw the Lakers win by a score of 82-65.  Elsewhere, the American Bowling Congress approves the use of automatic pinsetters.
  31. 1953 Saturday: Sen. Wayne Morse ended the longest speech in U.S. Senate history.  The speech on the Offshore Oil Bill lasted 22 hours and 26 minutes.
  32. 1954 Sunday: During the infamous Mau-Mau Rebellion in Kenya, British troops surround and arrest 25,000 suspects in Nairobi.  Meanwhile, Bell Laboratories announced the prototype manufacture of the first solar battery.   Elsewhere, the fight at Dien Bien Phu continues with today being the first official day of the monsoon season.  Cloud cover prohibited close air support and paratroop drops while troops on the ground on both sides had to wade through water knee-to-waist-deep in the trenches.  Bunker positions and strongpoints filled with chilly water and wounds began to fester even more.   Still, French forces cling to hope of either a rescue/breakout mission from the south or that the United States will enter the struggle on the side of the French.  Meanwhile, communists prepare their forces for the upcoming third phase of the battle, the one with which, they hope to win the battle and to then drive the French from Indochina for good.
  33. 1959 Saturday: The St. Lawrence Seaway—linking the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean—opens for business on this date.
  34. 1960 Monday: The USS Triton completes the first submerged circumnavigation of the world.
  35. 1961 Tuesday: The federal government granted a patent to Robert Noyce for the integrated circuit.
  36. 1962 Wednesday: The U.S. spacecraft Ranger crashed on the Moon on this date.  
  37. 1965 Sunday: In the 19th NBA Finals, the Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers 4 games to 1.
  38. 1967 Tuesday: Colorado Governor John Love signed the first law legalizing abortion in the United States.  The law limited abortion ONLY to therapeutic ones that required unanimous agreement from a panel of three physicians.
  39. 1971 Sunday: 200,000 anti-Vietnam War protesters march on Washington, D.C.  On the other side of the globe, the nation of Bangladesh underwent establishment.
  40. 1972 Tuesday: Polaroid Corp. introduced its SX-70 folding camera which ejected self-developing photographs.
  41. 1975 Saturday: Terrorists blow up the West German embassy in Stockholm, Sweden.
  42. 1976 Sunday: Chicago Cubs centerfielder Rick Monday rescues the American flag from two fucked-up fans trying to set it on fire at Dodger Stadium.  The crowd should have beaten the dimwits senseless.
  43. 1979 Wednesday: A peace treaty between Israel and Egypt goes into effect.
  44. 1980 Friday: President Jimmy Carter announces the botched rescue attempt of the American hostages held in Iran.
  45. 1982 Sunday: In compliance with the Camp David Accords, Israel finishes its withdrawal from the Sinai, handing it back to Egypt. 
  46. 1983 Monday: 10-year-old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine received a reply from Soviet leader Yuri V. Andropov to a letter she’d written expressing concern about possible nuclear war; Andropov reassured Samantha that the Soviet Union did not want war, and he invited her to visit his country, a trip Samantha made the following July. 
  47. 1990 Wednesday: Astronauts aboard the space shuttle Discovery place the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit on this date.  Unfortunately, NASA later learned that the telescope’s primary mirror was flawed, which resulted in the reinstallation of corrective components to achieve optimal focus.
  48. 1993 Sunday: Russia elects Boris Yeltsin as its leader.
  49. 1997 Friday: The Seattle Mariners’ Ken Griffey, Jr., hits his 250th home run.
  50. 2004 Sunday: Hundreds of thousands of Pro-Death marchers take to the streets in Washington, D.C., in protest of President George W. Bush’s Pro-Life policies.
  51. 2005 Monday: In Thailand, a Finnish citizen finds himself in deep trouble in a country that seemingly makes pedophilia a legitimate business as his accusers claim he has abused 445 boys and possibly more.  Wow.  Elsewhere, people from the countries that fought at Gallipoli during World War I from both sides convene to remember the 90th anniversary of disaster for the Allies and of victory for the Central Powers.
  52. 2006 Tuesday: Following an exhaustive investigation, Philippine authorities charge 48 people with rebellion in the attempted coup against President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo that occurred back in February 2006.  Elsewhere, cocky jihadist thug, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi appears unmasked in a terror tape, laughing at the ‘American-led crusaders’ and blasting President George W. Bush by name.  The POS would get his.
  53. 2007 Wednesday: Here is a strange story: at the Mt. Everest Base Camp, Chi-Com authorities arrest FOUR Americans who were supposedly protesting AGAINST Chi-Com occupation of Tibet as well as against the upcoming Beijing Olympics.  Sounds crazy, we know.  Still, Tibet should be FREE.  Where the hell is the United Nations?
  54. 2008 Friday: Thanks to the Israeli blockade around the jihadist Gaza Strip, the United Nations UNRWA is halting attempts to get ‘aid’ to the Palestinians due to fuel shortages.  Meanwhile, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is meeting with President George W. Bush even as Fake News reports continue to claim the Bush administration is secretly encouraging the Israelis to continue building settlements around the country but especially within Jerusalem.
  55. 2009 Saturday: In the midst of a mysterious swine flu outbreak that has killed at least 68 people and sickened more than one-thousand others, Mexico declares a national emergency and calls for help in combatting the disease that somehow made its way out of the People’s Republic of China.  Meanwhile, in the NFL Draft, QB Matthew Stafford of Georgia is the first pick of the Detroit Lions.
  56. 2010 Sunday: Brilliant scientist Steven Hawking warns his fellow Earthlings that maybe contacting extraterrestrials is not the wisest thing to do.   Elsewhere, in Kunduz Province in Afghanistan, an ongoing investigation is launched into who in God’s Name is poisoning schoolgirls.  At least 80 girls have been poisoned and the only ones who would do such a barbaric thing are the Taliban who pull a Sgt. Schultz saying, “We know nothing, we know nothing.”  Opposed to girls and women receiving education of any kind makes them the prime suspects in this ongoing search for the truth.
  57. 2011 Monday: On a mission to destroy Muammar Gaddafi’s forces, NATO jets fly over Tripoli and knock out three television stations.  Meanwhile, as Nigerian troops continue fighting with Boko Haram jihadists in the northern part of the country, human rights groups are wailing that ‘500 people have been killed at least and God knows how many more injured.’   Elsewhere, Iran claims that, yet another cyberattack has been launched against their country.
  58. 2012 Wednesday: South Korea announces that following the discovery of a case of Mad Cow Disease, NO more American beef will be sold in their country.  Elsewhere, the Cook County Circuit Court rules as ‘unconstitutional,’ a law recently slapped on Amazon.com and other Internet businesses and must be overturned.
  59. 2013 Thursday: All living former U.S. Presidents, including George W. Bush and current President Barack Obama, are present for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas.  Elsewhere, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces that the FBI had given him a terror briefing, letting him know that the Tsarnaev Brothers next target after the Boston Marathon bombing was the Big Apple.
  60. 2014 Friday:  China updates its environmental laws, providing additional legal framework for addressing violations; the laws were last changed in 1989, prior to the nation’s accelerated growth and rate of environmental degradation.  Elsewhere, North Korea- up to their old tricks as usual- detains American tourist Mathew Miller Todd, a 24-year-old tourist, because he was ‘acting rash’ while passing through customs.  WTF are you doing there in North Korea, son?
  61. 2015 Saturday: The 100-year anniversary of the failed Gallipoli landings by ANZAC forces during World War I occurs on this date.  For the Turks, it was a victory and for the British, Australians, and New Zealanders, it was a bloody disaster.  Elsewhere, following the death of Freddie Gray in Charm City, aka Baltimore, Maryland, protesters are running amok in the streets leading law enforcement to arrest at least a dozen violent rioters.  Can’t we all just…get along?
  62. 2016 Monday:  In the beautiful Mexican vacation town of Acapulco, police find themselves in a running gun battle with Mexican cartel gangbangers.  The shootout goes on for two hours but amazingly, only one gunman was killed with no police casualties other than a minor wound.  However, in another part of town, cartel bangers attacked a federal police base in the city with no effect, all because the police scooped up a high-ranking cartel boss known as “The Donkey.” 
  63. 2017 Tuesday: Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente stepped down from his post today.  A Republican, Boente served under President Donald J. Trump from January 30, 2017, until today.  Elsewhere, the USS Michigan, a guided missile submarine, docks at the South Korean port of Busan as tensions continue to rise between the United States and Kim Jong Un’s North Korea. 
  64. 2018 Wednesday: Sacramento County, California, sheriff’s deputies arrest Joseph James DeAngelo, a former California law enforcement officer, believing him to be the infamous Golden State Killer.  This slime ball committed a string of violent crimes between 1973 and 1984 and eventually was convicted of at least 13 murders, 50 or more rapes, and at least 250 burglaries.   Apparently, he committed his crimes in at least three different crime sprees between the years mentioned.
  65. 2019 Thursday: Former U.S. senator and Vice President Joe Biden announces his bid for the 2020 Democratic Party’s White House presidential nomination.  Elsewhere, the Ukraine passes a law stating that ONLY Ukrainian will be the language of everything in their country and NO Russian bulls**t.  Of course, the ‘Russian separatists’ are horrified at such a horrendous law.  (We need an English-only law in the United States…).  Elsewhere, former 46th U.S. Interior Secretary Manuel Archibald Lujan Jr. died in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at age 90.  A Republican, Secretary Lujan served under President George H.W. Bush from February 03, 1989, to January 20, 1993. 
  66. 2020 Saturday: Speculation continues to swirl around North Korean leader Kim Jong Un- is he or is he not still alive?  He purportedly had some sort of cardiac issues, but no one knows for sure.  Could his sister, Kim Yo Jong have struck a dagger into his back?  We continue to await further developments.  Meanwhile, on the COVID-19 battlefront, the world reports 2,892,508 cases this Saturday what with 202,455 deaths but at least 815,658 confirmed recoveries.  In the U.S., the number of confirmed cases rests at 956,375 confirmed cases what with 53,928 confirmed deaths but 102,340 confirmed recoveries.  Some states such as Georgia and Colorado have announced re-opening of their economies and we await further developments on this front.  Back to COVID-19, the communist Chinese continue sticking with their bulls**t statistics that they have but 88,423 confirmed cases what with 4,632 confirmed deaths, and 81,725 confirmed recoveries.  Pay no attention as communists like jihadists always lie.
  67. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 146,628,322 confirmed cases, +557,092, 3,102,588  confirmed deaths, +6,910, and 84,489,495 confirmed recoveries, +393,675.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,244,617 confirmed cases, UP 59,122 from yesterday’s reporting, 577,224 confirmed deaths, UP 959,[iii] and 119,076,302 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.[iv] 
  68. 2021 Sunday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 263,773 Chi-Vi Deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  69. 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: 3,731,677 confirmed cases, 61,434 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,208,584 confirmed cases, 34,848 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,284 confirmed cases, 478 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 397,006 confirmed cases, 5,478 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., West Virginia, the last state in U.S. history to break away from another state: they have 151,382 confirmed cases, 2,821 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[v]   
  70. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,006 confirmed cases, 6,350 confirmed deaths, and 829,811 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Ireland, the place where several of us are thinking to relocate: 246,633 cases of the virus, 4,873 confirmed deaths and 23,364 confirmed recoveries.[vi]    
  71. 2021 Sunday D:   Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,043.49, UP 227.59 points (+0.67%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,016.81, UP 198.40 points (+1.44%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,180.17, UP 45.19 points (+1.09%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $62.04 per barrel, -0.10 (-0.16%).  The price of GOLD is $1,776.70 per troy oz., -1.10 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $26.05 per troy ounce, -0.02 (-0.10%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,232.00 per troy oz, -1.10 (-0.09%) while the price of COPPER is $4.33 per pound, 0.00 (-0.08%).[vii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,855.15 per troy oz, +18.52 (+0.65%).[viii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,000.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.68%).[ix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000019.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.80.     In Latvian Lats, one greenback equals 0.60 and in Lebanese Pound, a buck equals 1,505.70.[x]  
  72. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Three States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.991 per gallon, $2.792 in Florida, $3.762 in Hawaii, and $3.409 in Washington state.[xi]    Let’s look at one other location- Minnesota: $2.733.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,213,803,340,013 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  73. 2021 Sunday F: Miscellaneous News I– The National Rifle Association is launching a $2 million campaign with which to combat the crazy gun policies of the Biden regime.  Next, President Donald J. Trump says that Project Veritas proves the far too numerous campaign violations CNN committed during the 2020 Presidential campaign.  Next, a bipartisan group is working to stymie Democrats’ court-packing scheme and what is even more important, 72-percent of registered independent voters OPPOSE the Democrats’ court-packing schemes.   Elsewhere, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says that the ‘Judge in the trial case of Derek Chauvin should go neither light nor heavy when sentencing of the former Minneapolis police officer occurs.’  The AG said it was ‘never about revenge but about accountability’ and that the sentence must reflect the crimes.
  74. 2021 Sunday G: Miscellaneous News II– The GOP is blasting the infamous baby chop shop, aka the home of the Pro-Death Movement- Planned Parenthood- for taking PPE and small business loans during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Next, a new poll says that 45-percent of the American people believe the border was much more secure under President Donald J. Trump while 77-percent blame Joe Biden for the ongoing BORDER CRISIS.   Meanwhile, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, and the New Hampshire GOP slam “Kooky Kamala” Harris for visiting the wrong border state.   In other news, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says that in Joe Biden’s first 100 days, Joe Biden is destabilizing the entire country.  Finally, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov, the big cheese in New York is denying all freedom of information requests regarding the thousands of COVID-19 deaths he and his policies have caused the state.  Sounds like a guilty man if we have ever seen one…
  75. 2021 Sunday H: Miscellaneous News III– Funny things are going on in the Chi-Vi vaccine racket what with the stock price of Emergent BioSolutions tanked following revelations of the company’s Baltimore plant ruining more than 15 million doses of the now-infamous Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the one formulated and testing using recovered aborted fetal tissue.  Even worse, the CEO Robert G. Kramer sold more than $10 million in stock in the company back in January and February as if he knew in February that the company was going to lose ’15 million doses of the Chi-Vi vaccine due to incompetence, stupidity, and perhaps on purpose.   In other tragic news, the missing Indonesian submarine has been found in three parts on the ocean floor.  Poor sailors.  God bless them.  Meanwhile, the European Union yesterday blamed the People’s Republic of China for rising tensions in the South China Sea.
  76. 2022 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 510,070,450 confirmed cases, +606,317, 6,245,573 confirmed deaths, +2,741 and 463,086,050 confirmed recoveries, +1,117,425. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,733,863 confirmed cases, UP 72,326 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,018,582 confirmed deaths, UP 251,[xiii] and 80,506,936 confirmed recoveries, UP to 59,8183.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xiv]
  77. 2022 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 569,289 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 204,534 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 460 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  78. 2022 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: 9,196,031 confirmed cases, 90,159 confirmed deaths, and 8,955,068 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,952,173 confirmed cases, 73,864 confirmed deaths, and 5,812,845 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 245,035 confirmed cases, 1,407 confirmed deaths, and 238,522 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,489,316 confirmed cases, 12,668 confirmed deaths, and 1,444,055 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Veterans Affairs: they have 624,118 confirmed cases, 21,800 confirmed deaths, and 598,032 confirmed recoveries.[xv]   
  79. 2022 Monday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,062,278 confirmed cases, 10,673 confirmed deaths, and 4,022,613 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Western Sahara, 223rd place on the list: 10 cases of the virus, 1 confirmed death and 9 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]                         
  80. 2022 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,049.46, UP 238.06 points (+0.70%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,064.85 UP 165.56 points (+1.29%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,296.12, UP 24.34 points (+0.57%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $98.89 per barrel, +0.35 (+0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $1,901.00 per troy oz., +5.00 (+0.26%) while the price of SILVER is $23.79 per troy ounce, +0.11 (+0.49%).  The price of PLATINUM is $915.30 per troy oz, +10.30 (+1.14%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, +0.03 (+0.70%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,182.96 per troy oz., +38.65 (+1.80%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,500.00 per troy oz., -150.00 (-0.80%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,095.00 per USD/T, -105.50 (-4.64%). The price of ZINC is $4,193.00 per USD/T., -241.50 (-5.45%).   The price of COCOA is $2,432.00 per USD/T, -74.00 (-2.95%).  The price of COFFEE is $221.20 per USD/T, -6.10 (-2.68%).  The price of CORN is $803.25 per USD/T, +3.25 (+0.41%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,015.00 USD 1,000 board feet +12.40 (+1.24%).[xviii]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.55 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.93 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.22, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 72.85 of theirs.    In Panamanian Balboa, one greenback equals 1.00 and in Papua New Guinean Kina, a buck equals 3.43 and in Paraguayan Guarani, one dollar equals 6,817.14 of theirs.[xix]       
  81. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.688 per gallon, $4.098 in Florida, $5.237 in Hawaii, and $4.688 in Washington state.[xx]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Minnesota- $3.880.  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 27th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Tunisia: $2.933 per U.S. Gallon.[xxi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,408,641,475,616 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after the Chi-Coms the THIRD largest holder of U.S. debt is the United Kingdom.  This nation holds $440,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  82. 2022 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– In a major embarrassment for the American people, our pathetic strumpet of a vice president, “Kooky Kamala” Harris, has been in charge of the ongoing border disaster for 388 days.  Worse than that, this pole-climbing bag of bulls**t has not shown up to do her job in 302 days.  Absolutely disgusting.  The cost of caring for the illegal aliens since New Year’s Day 2022 is $732,695,495.  Next, the cost of caring for the Biblical deluge of illegal aliens since senile Joe and “Kooky” assumed office is $42,478,501,238.  The conservative low estimate of illegal alien invaders who have swarmed across the border since the first day of the year is 1,170,603.  Shocking and simply unsustainable.  The conservative LOW-LOW-LOW estimate of illegal aliens devouring resources meant for the American people is 46,602,260.  We believe the number to be closer to 85-to-125 million but given the way things are going, it could soon be 100-130 million which is even worse.  Round ‘em up, load ‘em aboard every available means of transport and get them the f**k out of the country.  NOW.  (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  83. 2022 Monday G: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $48.95 (2) AstraZeneca: $65.96 (3) Novavax: $50.21 (4) Merck & Company: $85.44 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $186.01  (6) BioNTech: $155.10 (7) Moderna: $150.41.
  84. 2022 Monday H: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $99.61 (2) Boeing: $175.91 (3) General Dynamics: $239.18 (4) Lockheed Martin: $442.89 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $444.02.
  85. 2022 Monday I: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $26.63 (2) DuPont: $67.80 (3) 3M: $148.60 (4) Honeywell: $191.82  (5) Teijen: $1,372.00.
  86. 2022 Monday J: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $21.63 (2) Beyond Meat: $38.48  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $69.26.
  87. 2022 Monday K: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $156.94 (2) Lowe’s: $200.38 (3) Home Depot: $304.94 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $568.21 (5) Amazon: $2,921.48.
  88. 2022 Monday L: California Lottery Results-Powerball Monday Night Draw– here are the results for the Powerball Draw #980 with a jackpot of $421 million up for grabs: 12, 18, 20, 39, 61, and Power 10.  Out of 134,083 winning tickets, the highest winners were EIGHT people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $8,882 apiece.

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This artwork is #0811 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Blazing Sky.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album by the great drummer/vocalist/mandolinist of the Band- Levon Helm- “The Midnight Ramble Sessions Volume 3” came out on May 16, 2014.  This album pulled together some of the best moments of his legendary series, one much like Ringo Starr’s various All-Starr Bands.  This album features so many enormous musical talents that it would be impossible to run through all of them which is why we encourage everyone to seek it out at Amazon.com, Discogs, AllMusic, eBay, or wherever else it is you shop for the absolute best in rock music.  We believe you will enjoy it as much as we do which is why we encourage everyone to seek it out now- you will be glad you did.  Seek it out now.

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[i] We promoted the music of the world-famous Creedence Clearwater Revival beginning on Saturday, 16-November-2013 through Saturday, 07-December-2013.  Being the inattentive morons that we were back then, we neglected to promote the music of the band’s individual members.  We hope to do this one day so folks, keep vigilant for the day when we do.

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

[iii] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 146,144,571 Cases and 3,097,090 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

[v] See previous.

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

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

[viii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

107. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2022

Friends, we understand that the left can say whatever they want about whomever they want. However, they persecute us for making light of all manner of things, lampooning bigwig politicians, or criticizing drastic social changes. Well, we will do our best to clean things up and put our critics at ease. What the hell. We do not seek to offend our readers (or those claiming to be readers); no, we seek to enlighten, elucidate, and educate our readership in the pursuit of the truth and the interaction of various opinions. We hope you seek the same with us instead of being woke crybabies.

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107. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2022:

Easter Sunday

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices John Blair, William R. Day, and Willis Van Devanter; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Samuel J. Kirkwood; Chef Robert Howard “BC” Cznystekinki of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, (Jeff Beck with) the Jan Hammer Group featuring Jan Hammer, “McCartney” by Paul McCartney, the Mothers of Invention featuring Roy Estrada, Mountain featuring Felix Pappalardi, Pearl Jam featuring Matt Chamberlain, and Uriah Heep featuring Keith Baker:

  1. 858 Wednesday: Benedict III ended his reign as the 104th Catholic Pope on this date.  He became pontiff on September 29, 855 and served until today.  His successor, the 105th Pope St. Nicholas I, would not assume his position until April 24, 858.  He would serve from then until November 13, 867 and would become known as St. Nicolas the Great.  
  2. 1492 Sunday: Today, Christopher Columbus and a representative of Spain’s King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella signed a contract, which gave Columbus a commission to seek a westward seaborne route to Asia, primarily India.
  3. 1521 Sunday: Martin Luther went before the Diet of Worms to face charges stemming from his religious writings; unfortunately for him, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V declared him an “outlaw” a short while later.
  4. 1524 Thursday: Explorer Giovanni Verrazano discovered New York Harbor on this date.
  5. 1629 Tuesday: The Massachusetts Bay Colony imported the first horses into North America on this date.
  6. 1704 Thursday: John Campbell published what would grow into the first successful newspaper in America on this date, the paper known as the Boston “News-Letter.”
  7. 1711 Friday: Charles VI of the family, Hapsburg, becomes the king of Austria.
  8. 1732 Thursday: Future 5th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice John Blair is born in Williamsburg, Virginia, British North America on this date.  President George Washington nominated him, and he served from February 02, 1790, to October 25, 1795.  He was a Federalist and he resigned from office.
  9. 1810 Tuesday: Lewis M. Norton patented pineapple cheese on this date.
  10. 1824 Saturday: Russia abandons all North American claims south of 54 degrees 40′ N.
  11. 1849 Tuesday: In Ravenna, Ohio, future 59th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William R. Day is born.  A Republican, President Theodore Roosevelt would nominate Day to fill Associate Justice George Shiras’ seat.  He would serve from December 23, 1903, to November 13, 1922.  He also served the nation as its 36th U.S. Secretary of State doing so under President William McKinley.  In this role, he served from April 28, 1898, to September 16, 1898, and then went on to serve on federal courts and eventually on SCOTUS.
  12. 1859 Sunday: In Marion, Illinois, future 63rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Willis Van Devanter is born. President Theodore Roosevelt would nominate his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice Edward White’s seat.  Van Devanter would serve from December 16, 1910, to June 02, 1937.
  13. 1860 Tuesday: New York City instituted a new law on this date that would require fire escapes for all tenement buildings.
  14. 1861 Wednesday: The state of Virginia becomes the eighth state to secede from the Union prior to the beginning of the American Civil War.
  15. 1864 Sunday: During the Civil War, bread riots break out in Savannah, Georgia.  Meanwhile, commander-in-chief of the Union armies, General Ulysses S. Grant, suspends POW exchanges between the Union and the Confederacy.
  16. 1875 Saturday: Sir Neville Chamberlain invented the game, “snooker,” on this date.
  17. 1882: The 14th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Samuel J. Kirkwood left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur from March 08, 1881, to April 17, 1882.
  18. 1907 Wednesday: The Ellis Island immigration center processed 11,747 people on today’s date, more immigrants today than on any other in the history of the immigrant-processing center.
  19. 1916 Monday: The French army begins launching counterattacks against German forces in and around Verdun, the great killing ground for both French and German troops.  The counterattacks fall atop German positions at Meuse and at Ft. Douamont.  Fighting is fierce and ongoing.   Elsewhere, heavy fighting between German colonial troops and their Askaris and a South African force erupts around the village of Kondona Irangi.  The Allies have had a hell of a time getting the Germans into a fixed fight and after the Kaiser’s troops inflict heavy losses on their opponents, they melt off into the terrain.
  20. 1917 Tuesday: A bill in Congress to establish Daylight Saving Time suffered a defeat; however, lawmakers managed to pass it a few months later.   Elsewhere, during World War I, British and Egyptian troops begin assaulting Ottoman Turk positions in and around Gaza.  The fight to liberate Palestine from the Turks is underway.
  21. 1920 Saturday: The American Professional Football Association, the forerunner of the NFL, forms.
  22. 1924 Thursday: Resulting from the merger of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures, and the Louis B. Mayer Co., the motion picture powerhouse studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer underwent founding on this date.
  23. 1937 Saturday: Directed by Tex Avery, the animated cartoon character Daffy Duck made his debut in the Warner Brothers cartoon, “Porky’s Duck Hunt.”
  24. 1939 Monday: Josef Stalin signs the anti-Nazi pact with Great Britain and France.  Meanwhile, future author for the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, B. H. “BC” Cznystekinki, is born in Laguna, California, on this date.
  25. 1941 Thursday: During World War II, Yugoslavia surrendered to Germany; however, the amount of time it took Germany to beat the Balkan nation damaged their timetable in their invasion of the Soviet Union, thereby causing their defeat before the gates of Moscow later that December.
  26. 1943 Saturday: During World War II, Japan’s Admiral Yamamoto begins his final journey (unbeknownst to him) from the island of Truk to Rabaul in the Pacific Theater.  Elsewhere, future bassist/vocalist with the zany rock band, the Mothers of Invention[i] (1964-69 / 1975-76), Roy Estrada, was born in Santa Ana, California.  Estrada also played on the first two Little Feat albums.
  27. 1944 Monday: The Red Army continues driving Axis troops out of the western Ukraine.  One offensive after another prevents the German, Hungarian, Rumanian, and other allied Axis troops from being able to catch their breath and make a stand.  This is not good for the Axis, but they will continue fighting until the bitter end.
  28. 1946 Wednesday: In the aftermath of World War II, Syria declares its independence from France.  Look at ‘em now!
  29. 1947 Thursday: Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers performed a bunt for his first major league hit on this date.
  30. 1948 Saturday: Future drummer with the rock band, Uriah Heep[ii] (1970)—Keith Baker—is born in the United Kingdom on this date.   In Prague, Czechoslovakia, future keyboard phenom Jan Hammer- who would lead the Jan Hammer Group[iii]– is born.
  31. 1954 Saturday: The cost to keep the Huguettes supplied north of the main camp at Dien Bien Phu have become too costly to keep up night after night.  Fighting the past couple of nights has lasted nearly to dawn, seen too many good men killed and wounded, and has damaged some of the light tanks remaining to the garrison.  There are so many Viet Minh troops surrounding the base now that fighting to hold outlying ground or worse- recapture it- is too much for the remaining defenders.  They will leave the outlying posts to their fates.[iv]
  32. 1960 Sunday: American Samoa sets up a constitutional government.
  33. 1961 Monday: Some 1,500 CIA-trained Cuban exiles launched the disastrous Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba with which to topple communist thug dictator, Fidel Castro- or so the plan went- on this date.  However, President John F. Kennedy’s plan went awry from the start as Castro’s forces crushed the incursion by the third day.  The CIA was going to provide the freedom fighters with air cover but then President Kennedy and his brother, U.S. Attorney General Robert F. “Bobby” Kennedy got cold feet and left them to their demise.
  34. 1964 Friday: The Ford Motor Company officially debuts its Mustang with a base price of $2,368.
  35. 1967 Monday: In San Pedro, California, future drummer with Pearl Jam- Matt Chamberlain- is born.
  36. 1969 Thursday: A jury in Los Angeles, California, convicted Sirhan B. Sirhan of assassinating Senator Robert F. Kennedy; being still held in Federal custody to this day, Sirhan continues to proclaim his innocence.
  37. 1970 Friday: Apollo 13 astronauts James A. Lovell, Fred W. Haise, and Jack Swigert splashed down in the Pacific Ocean; four days after a ruptured oxygen tank crippled their spacecraft while en route to the moon.  Meanwhile, former Beatle Paul McCartney[v] releases his first solo effort, “McCartney.”  Elsewhere, at the fabulous Felt Forum in New York City, N.Y., “Big George” Foreman puts his pro record to 18-0 with a 3rd round TKO of opponent, James J. Woody.
  38. 1972 Monday: The Boston Marathon allowed women to compete for the first time; Nina Kuscsik was the first officially recognized women’s champion with a time of 3:10:26.  Elsewhere, at the Forum in Inglewood, California, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry scores a KO of opponent, Argentinian Eduardo Corletti at the end of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round bout to put his record to 42-5-4.
  39. 1975 Thursday: The communist Khmer Rouge captures Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Kampuchea National Day), which marks the end of the Cambodian Civil War.
  40. 1983 Sunday: India entered space age launching SLV-3 rocket.  Meanwhile, Mountain[vi] bassist and vocalist Felix Pappalardi dies following his wife, Gail Collins Pappalardi shooting him dead after catching him cheating with other women.  Felix died in Manhattan, N.Y., at the age of 43.
  41. 1984 Tuesday: Atlanta Braves pitcher Pascual Perez suspended due to cocaine usage.
  42. 1990 Tuesday: In Stateline, Nevada, at Caesar’s Tahoe, “Big George” Foreman scores a TKO of opponent, Mike Jameson at the 2:16-minute mark of Round 4 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 66-2.
  43. 1993 Saturday: LAPD police officers found guilty by a jury of their peers of violating Rodney King’s civil rights.  Remember, they pulled Mr. King over after a long car chase and beat the living s**t out of him, unaware that a passerby was recording their actions.   
  44. 1997 Thursday: New Jersey Devils Martin Brodeur is second NHL goalie to score in a playoff game.
  45. 2003 Thursday: U.S. forces get lucky in Iraq as they scoop up one of deposed dictator Saddam Hussein’s half-brothers, Barzan Ibrahim Hassan al-Tikriti, the leader of Iraq’s intelligence-gathering agency, the Mukhabarat.  Off he goes to a black site. 
  46. 2004 Saturday: Once again, the Israelis get their man: Hamas leader and thug- Abdel Aziz Ali Abdul Majid al-Rantisi, the famed “Lion of Palestine” embarks on a journey to meet with Muhammad.  An Israeli missile strike blows the piece of desert scum to bits.  Congratulations, Israel.  Elsewhere, Spain swears in its new socialist leader, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, on this date. 
  47. 2005 Sunday: Indonesians across the country have been participating in anti-Israel and anti-American protests, mostly due to the U.S. invasion of Iraq and Israel, well, Muslim nations are always angry with Israel.  It is what it is.
  48. 2006 Monday: A Palestinian POS- a member of Islamic Jihad- killed 11 people and wounded loads of others when he detonated a bomb in the old bus station in Tel Aviv.  That’s the so-called ‘religion of peace’ for you.  A spokesperson for Hamas called it ‘an act of self-defense.’
  49. 2007 Tuesday: U.S. military deaths in Iraq have now surpassed 3,300 what with at least 58 being killed so far this month.  Not good.  Iraq says we killed three of their law enforcement officers today while civilians claim the U.S. fires on random families as they go about their daily lives.  We doubt this.
  50. 2008 Thursday: Chairman Lee Hung-Kee of the Samsung Group finds himself under indictment as on tax evasion and breach of trust.  Say it ain’t so.
  51. 2009 Friday: The Obama administration releases four memos from his predecessor President George W. Bush’s administration outlining torture of detained terrorist suspects.  President Obama promises no prosecutions for CIA agents which makes the leftists who voted for him thinking they were going to get some payback even more angry.   Meanwhile, a new study hits the news cycle claiming that the victims of most airstrikes in Iraq are ‘women and children.’  Somehow, we knew this would be the case…sounds like Hamas talking.
  52. 2010 Saturday: Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, calls for the expulsion of the United States from the international nuclear system because their religion prohibits the use of nuclear weapons, and the Obama administration is saying hateful stuff about their intentions.
  53. 2011 Sunday: The Mid-April 2011 southern United States tornado outbreak results in over 30 deaths; North Carolina is the state worst affected.  Elsewhere, law enforcement authorities in Beijing go on a rampage, scooping up underground Protestant church members and whisking them off to holding pens.  So much for freedom of religion.  Oh, wait- the Chinese communists don’t have ‘freedom of religion.’ 
  54. 2012 Tuesday: Senior members of the U.S. government admit that during the 6th Summit of the Americas that 11 U.S. Secret Service agents and possibly some military personnel were schlepping as many as 20 hos while in country in Colombia protecting President Barack Obama and other diplomats.
  55. 2013 Wednesday: In the U.S., a centerpiece proposal on background checks aimed at tightening gun control, fails in a Senate vote.  Elsewhere, in North Korea, border authorities are preventing South Koreans from supplying their fellow countrymen inside the now-shuttered Kaesong industrial zone.  The North Koreans want their apologies after yesterday’s burning of North Korea’s leaders in Seoul.
  56. 2014 Thursday: NASA’s Kepler space telescope confirms the discovery of the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of another star.  Elsewhere, following the ferry disaster off South Korea, Korean navy divers continue searching for 290 people who still are missing.  What a mess.  Meanwhile, the Ukrainian military is angry over the previous day’s events what with the loss of six armored personnel carriers to ‘pro-Russian mobs.’  The unit that lost its vehicles is disbanded and its members charged with crimes of aiding and abetting the Russians.
  57. 2015 Friday: Russian leader Vladimir Putin accuses the Obama regime of ‘destabilizing the Ukraine’ by sending U.S. paratroopers to train Ukraine’s reserve military forces.  Sadly, even with a ceasefire agreement between Ukraine and ‘separatist rebels’ (who are really Russian and Chechen special forces), fighting continues unabated.  Elsewhere, as fighting continues in Iraq’s Anbar Province as ISIS continues drawing closer to Ramadi, civilians begin fleeing the city. 
  58. 2016 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues around the Afghan city of Kunduz.  The Taliban are trying to encircle the city so they can cut it off from the outside, but Afghan government forces are having none of it.  They are giving as good as they get.  Taliban infiltrators are trying to penetrate government lines so as to set off attacks from within the city itself.
  59. 2017 Monday: The Chinese continue infringing upon the borders of India by holding first-ever military drills with Nepal.  Communists are like syphilis as they continue to spread and the only thing that can stop them is cutting them off the world body.  Meanwhile, Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli holding pens are on a hunger strike, protesting their food rations and quality.  Stop causing trouble and you can return home.
  60. 2018 Tuesday: Disgraced former FBI Director James Comey, detested by both Democrats and Republicans, publishes his (comic) book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership.”  Big whoop.  It sinks almost as soon as it hits the bookstores.   Elsewhere, the United States government releases the names of Japanese military and medical personnel who took part in the infamous activities of Unit 731.  This unit conducted medical experiments that rivaled the cruelty of ones conducted by their Nazi allies during World War II.  When the war ended, the U.S. scooped up 3,607 of the unit’s members and in exchange for not prosecuting them for war crimes also scooped up all their scientific information (as most likely did the Soviets).  It was horrible times back then.
  61. 2019 Wednesday: After an 18-year-old female obsessed with the Columbine massacre begins making threats, schools in Denver, Colorado, undergo closure until police locate her dead body.  Elsewhere, Ukrainian security agents apprehend a Russian hit squad responsible for slaying a Ukrainian politician and were planning additional attacks in their country at the behest of Vladimir Putin.
  62. 2020 Friday: Although there is positivity as to how the United States is contending with the Chinese lab-engineered COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world, it is still taking its toll.  At the time of this posting, the United States acknowledges 661,712 confirmed cases of the Kung Flu what with 33,049 confirmed deaths but 58,360 confirmed recoveries which is amazing.  Around the globe, there are 2,224,426 confirmed cases of this suspect disease, 153,177 confirmed deaths but 565,957 confirmed recoveries which is truly grand.   China- get this- is beginning to tell the truth but is still lying as far as many of us believe. They have updated their total confirmed case number to 88,273 what with 4,632 confirmed deaths and 82,487 confirmed recoveries.  However, everyone understands that communist nations always LIE, that they do everything possible to cover up disasters, which is precisely what the People’s Republic of China is doing.  As for the Stock Market, the DOW Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,242.49, UP 704.81 (2.99%); the NASDAQ closed at 8,650.14, UP 117.78 (1.38%); and the S & P closed at 2,874.56, UP 75.01 (2.68%).   Some states around the country are beginning to undergo reopening procedures but hardcore Democrat-controlled states continue extending their mitigation efforts in the hopes of tanking the economy if they can.  We believe, however, that these Democrat leaders are going to pay a horrendous price in the next 2-3 election cycles.  Keep it up!
  63. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 140,379,953 confirmed cases, +1,105,338, 3,007,708  confirmed deaths, +18,118, and 79,972,688 confirmed recoveries, +613,470.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,824,596 confirmed cases, UP 142,550 from yesterday’s reporting, 572,155 confirmed deaths, UP 1,624, and 119,025,387 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[vii]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  64. 2021 Saturday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 246,196 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Meanwhile, people are questioning WHY if everyone is getting their shots why the hell people must continue wearing masks like that dimwitted little troll, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci continues telling us to do.  WTF is up with that?  
  65. 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: 3,714,406 confirmed cases, 60,883 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,162,067 confirmed cases, 34,404 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,510 confirmed cases, 473 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 385,695 confirmed cases, 5,427 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Connecticut, the home of two of the absolute worst senators in U.S. history- lying Dick Blumenthal and dimwit Chris Murphy: they have 329,062 confirmed cases, 7,995 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[viii] 
  66. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,936 confirmed cases, 6,331 confirmed deaths, and 828,235 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Tunisia, the original flashpoint for the Arab Spring: 281,777 cases of the virus, 9,639 confirmed deaths and 232,643 confirmed recoveries.[ix]  
  67. 2021 Saturday D: U.S. DOLLAR CONVERSIONS– Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Guinean Franc, one greenback equals 9,947.00 and in Guyana Dollar, a buck equals 207.98.[x]
  68. 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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.963 per gallon, $2.829 in Florida, $3.755 in Hawaii, and $3.365 in Washington state.[xi]    Let’s look at one other location- Indiana: $2.847.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,182,529,180,837 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xii]
  69. 2021 Saturday F: ODDS ‘N’ ENDS OF THE WEEKEND I– Esteemed legal scholar Dr. Alan Dershowitz blasted Democrats by saying ‘it would be a disaster to add additional justices to the U.S. Supreme Court’ which Democrats now want to do.  They claim that President Donald J. Trump and then-Senate Majority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell ‘got away with stealing two Supreme Court seats, the one Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch now holds as well as the one Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett now holds.’  According to Congressman Jerrold “Dough Boy” Nadler, DS-NY 10th congressional district, and Senator Ed Markey, DS-MA, both far-left losers claim both those seats belong to the Democrats, so they believe the only thing to do is to expand the number of justices on the court.  Wow.   Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis, R-NY 11th congressional district, slams the Democrats over their court-packing scheme, saying it’s the worst thing she has seen since coming to Congress.
  70. 2021 Saturday G: ODDS ‘N’ ENDS OF THE WEEKEND II– Corey Lewandowski told Newsmax TV that the Chi-Coms pose a greater danger to the United States than do the Russians.  We concur.  Congressman Dan Bishop, R-NC 9th congressional district, told Newsmax TV that the ‘Russian bounty story,’ the one the Fake News media and liberal Democrats hammered President Donald J. Trump with for about half a year last year, a story we now know to be bogus,[xiii] demonstrates the hypocrisy of both the liberal media and of Joe Biden.  They lie through their teeth and then sweep it under the rug. 
  71. 2021 Saturday H: ODDS ‘N’ ENDS OF THE WEEKEND III– Federal officials reverse the fetal tissue research ban so scientists can once again use the remains of the aborted in their medical studies.  How nice.  Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland erased Trump-era limits on consent decrees on the nation’s police agencies.  Once again, the left wants to politicize every police department as they are attempting to do with every other branch of the federal government.   Elsewhere, former House speaker and BIG LOSER John Boehner stands to rake in $20 million with his pro-pot and anti-GOP endeavors.  What a POS.  Next, Roger Stone is being sued for back taxes.  Finally, for some inexplicable reasons, following GOP leadership pushing back against the formation of an America First Caucus in the House, it seemingly now is not going to happen.  That sucks.  Who did it?  Kevin McCarthy?  Steve Scalise?  That skank, Liz Cheney?  They all need to go.  
  72. 2021 Saturday I: ODDS ‘N’ ENDS OF THE WEEKEND IV– Gary Gensler took the oath of office today to become the next head of the Securities and Exchange Commission.   Moving on, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Debra Haaland, the first Norwegian-Native American to hold the position has erased 12 President Donald J. Trump climate policies.  Bet you feel good, Madam Secretary.
  73. 2021 Saturday J: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS– The Iranians say they know who messed up their Natanz nuclear facility, but the dirty dog somehow evaded their dragnet and escaped the country.  Hmmm.  They named this person as 43-year-old Reza Karimi, a person whom they claim somehow committed a dastardly act of sabotage and then skipped the country hours before the computers were trashed.  They have gone to Interpol seeking his immediate arrest and extradition back to the glorious Islamic Republic of Iran.  We hope he stays safe.  Elsewhere, incredibly stupid Alexei Navalny, Vladimir Putin’s Number One Critic, a person poisoned by Putin’s thugs, who then found a way to get to Germany for treatment, and then returned to the Motherland.  Once there, he was tried and sent to prison for bogus crimes and is now being tortured and force-fed since he is on a hunger protest.  Why did you return to Russia?   Finally, Prince Philip underwent burial today.  The Royal Family was there, and Meghan Markle sent a wreath and a hand-written card.  Awesome.
  74. 2021 Saturday K: SUPER LOTTO AND POWERBALL DRAWINGS– first, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3552 with a $38 million on the line: 02, 07, 12, 29, 44, and Mega 03.  Out of 122,366 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $10,574 apiece.  Here are the four winners: (1) Chevron, Folsom, CA 95630 (2) Chevron, Corona, CA 92879 (3) 7-11, San Diego, CA 92128 and (4) Ralphs, San Diego, CA 92127.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #838 with a prize of $79 million on the line: 10, 21, 26, 41, 49, and Powerball 25.  Out of 47,609 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $13,607 apiece.
  75. 2022 Sunday: Friends, we understand that the left can say whatever they want about whomever they want.  However, they persecute us for making light of all manner of things, lampooning bigwig politicians, or criticizing drastic social changes.   Well, we will do our best to clean things up and put our critics at ease.  What the hell.  We do not seek to offend our readers (or those claiming to be readers); no, we seek to enlighten, elucidate, and educate our readership in the pursuit of the truth and the interaction of various opinions.  We hope you seek the same with us instead of being woke crybabies.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0803 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Wash.”  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.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

Robbie Robertson’s next solo album came out on April 05, 2011, and is a return to form among his growing discography of music.  The famed guitarist returned to his rock-and-roll roots and to show off his chops, Robertson brings together large numbers of musicians to perform his music along with him.  We hope you will seek this one out, consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure, and then sharing it with others.  We think they will be as appreciative of it as will you.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began presenting the music of the Mothers of Invention and of Frank Zappa beginning on Monday, 21-January-2013 and concluded the presentation on Monday, 13-May-2013.  Please seek them out, we believe you will enjoy the music of this famed man and his band.

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

[iii] Not sure when we will offer the music of the Jan Hammer Group, but you can bet we will one day to be sure.

[iv] As always, our main source is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

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

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

[viii] Speaking of the decision to flip the game from Atlanta to Denver, we learned today that unsavory people like Stacey Abrams and the big dimwit, the pro-Chi-Com-loving LeBron James were integral in getting the game moved.  How outrageous.  How evil.  Scumbags.

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

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

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

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

[xiii] We knew it was bogus back then and mentioned it in numerous posts.  First, why would the Russians do something such as this when if they had said the Iranians did it, it would have been much more believable.  We would not have issues with the Russians today if the Democrats did not use them for their punching bag.  Russia did this, Russia did that, wah, wah, wah.  We don’t believe our two countries should be at odds with one another because all it’s doing is to push the Russians deeper into the Chi-Com camp.  No, we should try to have a friendly relationship with Moscow.  How about it, Joe?