145. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2022

1941 Sunday: British Royal Navy ships continue scouring the waters of the North Atlantic as they seek out the Kriegsmarine warships the Bismarck and the Prince Eugen. When the German commander radios into Berlin to report their location, the searchers got a lock on their location.

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145. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2022:

Emergency Medical Services for Children Day/National Missing Children’s Day

U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour; U.S. Attorneys General William H.H. Miller and Elliot Richardson; U.S. Secretary of War Kenneth Claiborne Royall; U.S. Senator Amy “The Schnoz” Klobuchar; Family featuring John “Poli” Palmer, the Guess Who featuring Domenic Troiano, the Nice featuring Brian “Blinky” Davison, the Outlaws featuring Jessi Coulter, Pretty Things featuring Brian Pendleton, and “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” by the Rolling Stones:

  1. 585 BC: A Greek astronomer made the first known prediction about a solar eclipse.
  2. 1085 Monday: The reign of the 157th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory VII ends on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on April 22, 1073.
  3. 1241 Saturday: The first attack on the Jews of Frankfurt, Germany, takes place.
  4. 1261 Wednesday: The reign of the 181st Roman Catholic Pope Alexander IV ends on this date.  He first assumed the pontifical throne on December 12, 1254.
  5. 1410 Friday: The reign of the 205.2nd Roman Catholic Antipope John XXIII begins on this date.  Elected in opposition to Gregory XII, John would guide his flock on its journey to commune with the Lord, Jesus, and the Holy Ghost from today until May 30, 1415.
  6. 1659 Sunday: Oliver Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector.
  7. 1721 Sunday: John Copson becomes America’s first insurance agent.   
  8. 1783 Sunday: Future 25th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour is born in Gordonsville, Virginia, on this date.  Originally a Democratic-Republican, he became a Democrat.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill the seat vacated by Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall.  He served from March 15, 1836, to February 25, 1841.
  9. 1787 Friday: The Constitutional Convention began at the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall in Philadelphia) after enough delegates had shown up for a quorum.
  10. 1810 Friday: Argentina began its revolt against Spanish rule with the forming of the Primera Junta in Buenos Aires.
  11. 1844 Saturday: The first telegraphed news dispatch publishes in the Baltimore Patriot.  Meanwhile, Stuart Perry patented the gasoline engine. 
  12. 1895 Saturday: A court convicted playwright Oscar Wilde on a morals charge in London; the judge sentenced him to two years in prison.
  13. 1898 Wednesday: During the Spanish-American War, the first boatload of American forces sails out of San Francisco bound for Manila.
  14. 1911 Thursday: Another revolution in Mexico expels President Jose Porfirio Diaz.
  15. 1915 Tuesday: The Second Battle of Ypres ends with more than 105,000 casualties on both sides.
  16. 1917 Friday: The nation’s 39th U.S. Attorney General William H.H. Miller died on this date in Indianapolis, Indiana, at age 76.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 07, 1889, to March 04, 1893.
  17. 1923 Friday: Great Britain recognizes Jordan and its king, Abdullah I.
  18. 1925 Monday: For teaching the Darwinian Theory in a public school, educator John Scopes undergoes formal accusation.
  19. 1927 Wednesday: Henry Ford announces that he will end production of the Model T automobile.  Elsewhere, the Sam Harris Theatre in New York City showed for the first time, the “Movietone News.”
  20. 1935 Saturday: Babe Ruth hit the 714th and final home run of his career, for the Boston Braves in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Elsewhere, track and field athlete Jesse Owens equal or breaks his six world records in 45 minutes at a Big Ten meet at the University of Michigan.
  21. 1940 Saturday: During World War II, German troops overrun Boulogne.  It is becoming apparent that neither the French nor the Belgian troops can save themselves from the Nazi onslaught so the British are preparing an escape from the continent- if the British government can spare the ships.  Otherwise, this is going to become one of the biggest routs in the history of warfare.
  22. 1941 Sunday: British Royal Navy ships continue scouring the waters of the North Atlantic as they seek out the Kriegsmarine warships the Bismarck and the Prince Eugen.  When the German commander radios into Berlin to report their location, the searchers got a lock on their location.
  23. 1942 Monday: U.S. Army Lt. General Joseph Stilwell, frustrated over having been driven out of Burma by Japanese troops during World War II, told reporters in Delhi, India: “I claim we got a hell of a beating.”  Meanwhile, Brian “Blinky” Davison—drummer with the UK band, the Nice[i] 1967-1970 and again in 2002 is born in Leicester, England, on this date.
  24. 1943 Tuesday: At a Mobile, Alabama, shipyard, a riot breaks out over management’s upgrading of 12 black workers.  Elsewhere, in England, John Michael “Poli” Palmer, future keyboardist with the Ingoes, Blossom Toes[ii], and Family[iii] is born.  What’s more, future member of the outlaw country rock band, the Outlaws[iv]—Jessi Coulter—was born in Phoenix, Arizona, on this date.  Elsewhere, fighting on the Eastern Front in the Caucasus continues as the German 17th Army continues throwing off one Soviet attack after another.
  25. 1944 Thursday: During World War II, Yugoslav Partisan leader, Josef Broz Tito managed to elude a German entrapment in Bosnia, one of many close escapes he and his followers pulled off against their Axis occupiers.   Elsewhere, on the Italian battle front, as the Germans continue moving northward which causes the Allies to fixate on the liberation of Rome, their first capture of an Axis capital.
  26. 1945 Friday: The U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff set November 1, 1945, as the invasion date of the Japanese home islands.
  27. 1946 Saturday: Transjordan (now Jordan) became a kingdom as it proclaimed its new monarch, Abdullah I.
  28. 1953 Monday: In Nevada, military authorities fire the first atomic cannon.  Although a sound idea, things simply did not work out.  If we thought poison gas was a problem in the First World War, imagine what it would be like to have numerous atomic explosive devices fired off within a 20-mile radius.  Everyone would be dying.
  29. 1959 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court in State Athletic Commission v. Dorsey, struck down a Louisiana law prohibiting interracial boxing matches.  The case had been brought by Joseph Dorsey Jr., a black professional boxer.
  30. 1960 Wednesday: In Plymouth, Minnesota, future Democratic Senator Amy “the Schnoz” Klobuchar is born.  She would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2007.  She would also seek the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination but would drop out and endorse former Vice President Joe Biden.
  31. 1961 Thursday: President John F. Kennedy told Congress, “I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before the decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth.”
  32. 1963 Saturday: The Organization of African Unity was founded in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  The OAU was disbanded in 2002 in favor of the African Union.
  33. 1964 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, ordered the Virginia country to reopen its public schools, which officials had closed to circumvent the Supreme Court’s 1954 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka public school desegregation ruling.
  34. 1965 Tuesday: In Lewiston, Maine, at the 2:12 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 15-round championship bout, Muhammad Ali knocked out Sonny Liston in their world heavyweight title rematch.  Ali’s victory generated controversy over whether he had truly connected with a right to the head when he sent Liston crashing to the canvass, or whether it was a “phantom punch,” implying that someone had fixed the match.  We will never know.  Besides retaining the WBC, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles, Ali’s record went to 21-0 while that of Liston went to 35-3.  
  35. 1968 Saturday: Vice President Hubert Humphrey and Interior Secretary Stewart Udall dedicated the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri.  Meanwhile, the Rolling Stones[v] release the single, “Jumping Jack Flash” to thunderous approval.
  36. 1971 Tuesday: In Durham, N.C., the 71st U.S. Secretary of War Kenneth Claiborne Royall died.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from July 19, 1947, to September 18, 1947, and then became the 1st U.S. Secretary of the Army.
  37. 1972 Thursday: In Omaha, Nebraska, in a scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship bout, “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier retained the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles of the world when the corner of opponent, Ron Stander, threw in the towel at the end of the 4th round.  With the victory, not only did “Smokin’ Joe” retain the titles, but he also improved his record to 29-0 while that of the so-called “Council Bluffs Butcher” went to 23-2-1.
  38. 1973 Friday: The 69th U.S. Attorney General of the United States Elliot Richardson assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from today until October 20, 1973.
  39. 1975 Sunday: In the 29th NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors beat the Washington Bullets in four straight games to win their first NBA Finals.
  40. 1977 Wednesday: Vietnam veteran Jan Scruggs—writing an op-ed piece in the Washington Post—said the following in calling for a national memorial that its purpose would be to “remind an ungrateful nation of what it has done to its sons” that served in the Vietnam War.
  41. 1978 Thursday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2.
  42. 1979 Friday: When an American Airlines DC-10 crashed just after takeoff from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, 273 people died.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the U.S. six-year-old Etan Patz disappeared while on his way to a school bus stop in Lower Manhattan.  Elsewhere, in Richfield, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a 3rd round TKO in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout over opponent, Eddie Parotte to put his pro record to 59-7-1.  This victory would set up for his next fight- a title bout- against WBC heavyweight title holder Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, in September.  
  43. 1981 Monday: Daredevil Dan Goodwin, wearing a Spiderman costume, scaled the outside of Chicago’s Sears Tower in 7.5 hours.
  44. 1986 Sunday: An estimated 7 million Americans participated in “Hands across America” to raise money for the nation’s hungry and homeless.
  45. 1988 Wednesday: The final episode of “St. Elsewhere” aired on NBC-TV. 
  46. 1989 Thursday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Calgary Flames beat the Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 2.  Meanwhile in the Soviet Union, Mikhail S. Gorbachev becomes executive president of the USSR.
  47. 1991 Saturday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Minnesota North Stars 4 games to 2.  Meanwhile, Israel air-evacuates 14,000 Ethiopian Jews.
  48. 1992 Monday: Jay Leno made his debut as host of NBC’s “Tonight Show,” succeeding Johnny Carson.
  49. 2001 Friday: 32-year-old Erik Weihenmayer of Boulder, Colorado, becomes the first blind person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest.   Meanwhile, in Maidstone, Kent, UK, vocalist/rhythm guitarist with the Pretty Things[vi]– Brian Pendleton- lost his battle with lung cancer on this date.
  50. 2004 Tuesday: The Boston Archdiocese said it would close 65 of 357 parishes, an offshoot of the clergy sex abuse scandal.
  51. 2005 Wednesday: In Toronto, Canada, famed rock-and-roll guitarist, Domenic Troiano, who played with the James Gang[vii] in 1972 and with the Guess Who[viii] 1974-1975 among other groups, lost his battle with prostate cancer on this date; at age 59.
  52. 2008 Sunday: NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander arrived on the red planet to begin searching for evidence of water; the probe confirmed the presence of water ice at its landing site.
  53. 2009 Monday: North Korea announces a successful nuclear test in Hamgyong; the U.N. Security Council condemns the test.  Elsewhere, the president of Somalia, Sharif Ahmed, begs the international community to help them fight Islamists running amok in their country.
  54. 2010 Tuesday: As the crisis between North and South Korea continues over the sinking of ROKS Cheonan, South Korea begins broadcasting a ‘Radio-Free-North Korea’-style ongoing blitz of the truth, honest information, and other programming to North Korea.  This causes the North Koreans to go bat-crap-crazy, so they sever all ties with the South.  The SOBs deserve what they get.  
  55. 2011 Wednesday: Oprah Winfrey airs her final show, ending her 25-year-run of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”  Elsewhere, South African President Jacob Zuma announces that as a representative of the African Union, he will visit Moammar Gaddafi- if he is not among the rubble of his home- to broker a ceasefire in the ongoing civil war there.  (Note- it won’t matter- Gaddafi is Public Enemy #1 for the Obama administration for some reason beknown only to the 44th president).
  56. 2012 Friday: The first commercial spacecraft, Space X Dragon, docks with the International Space Station when it completes docking at 12:02 pm EDT.  Meanwhile, French President Francois Hollande arrives in Afghanistan on a surprise visit to meet with French troops battling the jihadists in that horrible country.  Elsewhere, Scottish independence becomes the topic of the day when First Minister for Scotland Alex Salmond launches the “YES” campaign to encourage his fellow Scots that the time has come to sever ties with the Brits.
  57. 2013 Saturday: Japanese citizen Yuichiro Miura sets a Guinness Book of Records standard by becoming the oldest person to scale Mt. Everest by doing so at the age of 80.  Meanwhile, al-Qaida in the Maghreb big dog Mokhtar Belmokhtar goes to the microphones and celebrates the fact that his evil group conducted two suicide bombings in Niger on May 23 that claimed the lives of at least 30 people and wounded God knows how many more.  What a bunch of scum.
  58. 2014 Sunday: Pope Francis invites Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to pray with him for peace; both leaders accept the invitation.  Elsewhere, in a raid north of Sana’a, Yemen, Yemeni troops carry out a successful raid on an al-Qaida hideout.  In the ensuing battle, five jihadists are slain and another four taken into custody.
  59. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, Ehud Olmert, former prime minister of Israel, is sentenced to eight months in prison after new evidence emerges proving corruption charges for which he had been acquitted three years ago.  Israeli politics seem to be pretty tough over there what with trying to send its leaders to jail.  WTF?
  60. 2016 Wednesday: Southern Europe is in the throes of crisis as the tidal wave of ‘migrants’ continues trying to make it to Italy and other points in the Mediterranean Sea.  Off the coast of Libya, an overloaded boat full of ‘refugees’ capsizes leading to at least five drownings.  The Italian navy scoops out another 562 swimmers and takes them to shore.  (Note- it’s becoming time to start sowing mines off the coast of Libya).
  61. 2017 Thursday: Surrounded by stone-faced allies, President Donald Trump rebuked fellow NATO members for being the tightwads they have been for decades.  He criticized them for failing to meet the military alliance’s financial benchmarks.   Elsewhere, voters in Montana go to the polls today in the special election to replace Congressman Ryan Zinke who has gone to work in the Trump administration.  The choice is between Republican Greg Gianforte and Democrat Rob Quist.
  62. 2018 Friday: Sexual deviate Harvey Weinstein underwent charging in New York for rape and another sex felony in the first prosecution to result from the wave of allegations against him; the once-powerful movie mogul turned himself in to face the charges and was released on $1 million bail after a court appearance.  Elsewhere, following yesterday’s cancelation of the upcoming summit between the U.S. and North Korea in Singapore, President Donald J. Trump reverses himself and says that some headway is being made and that the summit still could happen as long as Kim Jong Un tones down his rhetoric.
  63. 2019 Saturday: A powerful twister roars through the town of El Reno, Oklahoma, killing at least two and injuring numerous others.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump goes around Congress to make sure a multi-billion-dollar sale of arms to Saudi Arabia occurs.  Democrats are angry at this because they want to deny the Saudis the weapons with which to defend themselves from the Iranians because they are still pissed off over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.
  64. 2020 Memorial Day Monday: Failed New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov, releases a 51-page edict outlining how the state will reopen in the event COVID-19- communist China’s ‘gift to the world’ which is sad.  The (former) Empire State will never be the same what with a constant stream of middle-and-upper-middle class citizens leaving for elsewhere.  Here are the statistics for the Wuhan Virus for today, first the globe: 5,490,954 confirmed cases, 345,962 confirmed deaths, but 2,228,952 confirmed recoveries which is amazing and a good sign.
  65. 2020 Memorial Day Monday A: Here are the statistics for the United States: 1,696,874 confirmed cases, 99,459 confirmed deaths, but 352,612 confirmed recoveries which would resemble the percentage of the globe IF the various Blue State governors would be honest and present the numbers of recoveries, but they won’t.  They seek to keep things locked down which in our view is criminal: it demonstrates the COLLUSION between the Democratic Party and their communist Chinese taskmasters in Beijing and here in our country.  We must thwart them. 
  66. 2020 Memorial Day Monday 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 numbers, California first: 94,558 confirmed cases, 3,785 confirmed deaths, BUT NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries which demonstrates the scumbag Gov. Gavin Newsom KNOWS that if he shared them, NO one would obey his stay-at-home orders.  In Hawaii, here are the figures: 643 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 591 confirmed recoveries for which, we must thank Gov. David Ige for his honesty.  Finally, in Washington state where whacked-out Governor Jay Inslee holds power (people, vote this baboon out!), here are the stats: 20,065 confirmed cases, 1,070 confirmed deaths, and sadly, like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  You know, Washington was once a wonderful state but now- in the grip of Democrats- languishes in the throes of Democratic-Socialism!  Free California!  Free Washington!  Free Tibet!  Free Hong Kong!  Free Macau!  Free and independent Taiwan (until they liberate the mainland)!  Free from Democratic-Socialism and Communism!
  67. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet As A Whole: 168,514,195 confirmed cases, +3,377, 3,499,505  confirmed deaths, +267 and 150,112,274 confirmed recoveries, +80,205.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,947,189 confirmed cases, UP 32,100 from yesterday’s reporting, 605,208 confirmed deaths, UP 904,[ix] and 27,606,442 confirmed recoveries, UP 53,997.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[x]   
  68. 2021 Tuesday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, There Have Been 288,596 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 171,013 deaths  
  69. 2021 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,780,101 confirmed cases, 62,984 confirmed deaths, and 2,021,886 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,313,815 confirmed cases, 36,581 confirmed deaths, and 1,929,132 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,924 confirmed cases, 496 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 432,993 confirmed cases, 5,780 confirmed deaths, and 211,014 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Jersey: they have 1,014,579 confirmed cases, 26,125 confirmed deaths, and 873,637 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    
  70. 2021 Tuesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,389 confirmed cases, 6,406 confirmed deaths, and 832,523 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Uzbekistan, a former part of the old Soviet Union: 98,849 cases of the virus, 94,385 confirmed deaths and 96,666 confirmed recoveries.[xii]     
  71. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,312.46, DOWN 81.52 points (-0.24%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,657.17, DOWN 4.00 points (-0.029%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,188.13, DOWN 8.92 points (-0.21%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.99 per barrel, -0.08 (-0.12%).  The price of GOLD is $1,899.90 per troy oz., +1.90 (+0.10%) while the price of SILVER is $28.12 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.23%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,196.20 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $4.51 per pound, 0.00 (+0.09%).[xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,770.60 per troy oz, +42.37 (+1.55%).[xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $27,250.00 per troy oz., -500.00 (-1.80%).[xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.41 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Belarusian Ruble, one greenback equals 2.51 and in Belize Dollars, a buck equals 2.00 and in Bermudian Dollar, one dollar equals 1.00 of theirs.[xvi]   In other business news, Washington, D.C., has launched an antitrust lawsuit against Amazon over their purported mistreatment of vendors.  Wow.   Meanwhile, rents have gone up by 1.9-percent, the highest rate in 10 years, while rents for single-family homes have gone up 4.3-percent from last year.  (Note- we here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM believe the Chi-Coms will be buying up commercial and residential real estate using straw buyers so they can become the de facto landlords of the average American.  This is not right, and immediate action must be taken to drive these bat-eating scumbags out of everyday American life).  
  72. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.165 per gallon, $2.869 in Florida, $3.909 in Hawaii, and $3.562 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Virgin Islands: $3.239.  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- Liberia: $2.911 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,328,605,823,085 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.
  73. 2021 Tuesday F: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– One year after the death of George Floyd, the American people reflect on his ‘life and times.’  Here is what the majority of the chef-bloggers at the AICPENDBLOG.COM believe: George Floyd was a thug[xx] and had he not continued scuffling with the police but had complied with their commands, he would be alive today.  Maybe he would be doing time in the county jail, but he would be alive today.  When stopped by the cops and you are as high as hell and tried to pass a counterfeit $20 bill, do what the hell the cops instruct you to do, and you will most likely survive the interaction.  Period.   We are sorry that Mr. Floyd behaved like a dimwit but man, oh man, did his family (and the Democratic Party) profit from his demise.  Tragic.  Meanwhile, drooling Joe Biden hosted Mr. Floyd’s family at the White House demanding that lawmakers pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act 2021- H.R. 1280- NOW.  Such is Democrats pandering to identity politics.
  74. 2021 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Today is Day #64 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be doing something about the southern border calamity and yet, she has yet to visit, and nothing is being done.  The floodgates are open, the vermin are swarming out of Third World sewers and overwhelming the United States.  (Note- we always suggest watching the ORIGINAL- and not the PC sanitized- version of “Red Dawn,” (1984).  About midway through the movie, you will see how the United States fell under assault by the Russians and Cubans- advance waves of millions of illegal aliens flooded into the country followed by troops from the two communist countries.  It is eye-opening.
  75. 2021 Tuesday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– President Donald J. Trump congratulated himself on the roll out of the Chi-Vi vaccine.  Meanwhile, the Moderna Bat Flu vaccine has been approved for use by teenagers and could become available to teenaged Americans by early next month.   Elsewhere, after photos appeared showing Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer enjoying the good life at the Landshark Bar and Grill in East Lansing, Michigan came to light- the horrible chief executive of a once-lovely state is facing growing blowback.  People in her state are chafing under a soul-crushing lockdown while the rectangular-headed bozo governor can go out and have a celebration in public much like Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom in California did a few months back at the famed French Laundry.  Remove this authoritarian skank from office NOW.
  76. 2021 Tuesday I: Political News I– President Donald J. Trump slammed the pink panties-wearing Joe Scarborough of ‘Morning Joe’ infamy today for being a political hack.  Next, Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office George P. Bush talks to President Trump about political options for the Lone Star State- he is thinking of running against current Attorney General Ken Paxton.  Speaking of Texas, the state’s legislature has passed the “Star-Spangled Banner” Bill; it awaits the signature of Republican Governor Greg Abbott.  Elsewhere, Congressman Brad Wenstrup, R-OH 2nd congressional district, told Newsmax that Joe Biden’s reluctance to confront the Chi-Coms is ‘unfair to all mankind.’  (Note- we have said this before- the Chi-Coms are the National Socialists of the 21st century as they have (1) territorial ambitions (2) are more fascists now than communists and (3) have concentration and slave labor/death camps for ethnic and religious minorities as well as other undesirables (in their eyes).   They are an ‘Asian version’ of the Nazis.  How soon before they add swastikas to their flags?).
  77. 2021 Tuesday J: Political News II– The FBI is investigating a suspicious package that some liberal lunatic sent to Senator Rand Paul, R-KY.  Next, the Senate GOP appears ready to employ the filibuster against the bogus January 06, 2021 ‘Commission’ in which, the Democrats will try- once again- to impeach President Donald J. Trump and to sully other Republicans if they can over the FALSE FLAG OPERATION that occurred on that fateful day.   We believe the American people are becoming much more aware that what we saw on January 06, 2021, was a well-orchestrated theatrical production designed to do exactly what it accomplished: force the reluctant Republicans into not questioning all the fraudulent and corrupt activities on and around Election Day and 2020 and to certify the election.[xxi]
  78. 2021 Tuesday K: Political News III– Zack Smith, legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation, said today that ‘D.C. statehood requires a constitutional amendment to become reality.’  We concur- the District of Columbia was NEVER meant to be a state and anyone who claims otherwise must go back and retake civics as well as to open their eyes.  If the denizens of the nation’s capital want ‘full rights,’ the land on which everything sits- other than actual government buildings- should be returned to the states that offered up portions of their territories in the first place.  Problem solved.   Meanwhile, the Senate GOP is offering up a compromise on Joe Biden’s ‘infrastructure package’ of nearly $1 trillion but only for actual infrastructure.   Elsewhere, ex-White House counsel under President Donald J. Trump Don McGahn is expected to testify on the Robert S. Mueller III ‘investigation into Trump-Russia collusion,’ one of the all-time great political witch hunts of all time.  Finally, America’s Mayor Rudy Giuliani says of the rampant anti-Semitism taking place across the country: “Very dangerous thing we are watching.”
  79. 2021 Tuesday L: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega Millions Draw #1662 with a $20 million pot on the line: 14, 21, 31, 34, 54, and Mega 11.   
  80. 2022 Wednesday: Everyone knows the drill.  Stick around to discover the truth and note- we know the world is up to its usual tricks…

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The Beach Boys continued struggling along what with Brian Wilson- principal songwriter, falsetto vocalist, and guiding light now being in a mental state of malaise.  Thus, the other Beach Boys had to step up and tackle a larger portion of the songwriting.  Still, Brian Wilson’s name shows up on many of the tracks as well as his vocals, but the album suffered poor sales.  This is not to say that the album is not a joy because it is, albeit an extremely short one.  Some say it’s the band’s first ‘TM’ or their ‘transcendental meditation album’ as it has a spiritual, upbeat flow.  The lineup on “Friends” (June 24, 1968) 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).  There are some wonderful songs on this album to be sure: the title track, “Wake the World,” “Be Here in the Morning,” “When a Man Needs a Woman,” “Passing By,” and “Busy Doing Nothing.”  We hope you will seek this one out as it is a delightful record, one we wholeheartedly love, enjoy, and recommend.  Back in the 1970s, one could find it packaged with “Smiley Smile” in a two-for-one.  Now, you can get an expanded edition so check it out.

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[i] We hope to present the music of the Nice as well as Emerson, Lake & Palmer at some point within the next five years.  Please remain posted for the day that we do.

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

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

[iv] We hope to promote the music of the Outlaws when we begin promoting the music of country artists.  Please remain alert for the day we do as you will enjoy them.

[v] We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members’ solo projects.  We sure as heck hope you check out the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richard, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, and Mick Taylor.  Ronnie Wood you can find during the presentation of the Faces.  Sadly, we should have been clairvoyant and presented the music of Marianne Faithful, too.  Perhaps one day we will.

[vi] Not sure as to when we will promote the music of the legendary British band, the Pretty Things, but when we do, you will love them so remain vigilant for the day we do.

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

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

[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] In Minneapolis at George Floyd Square today, gunshots began ringing out sending reporters scrambling.  What more proof does one require that these scumbags be thugs?

[xxi] The more I pay attention to the events of January 06, 2021, the more I smell a rat.  One does not have to love Donald Trump to know my party screwed him.  I don’t like the road down which we are traveling.  I didn’t ask for socialism, nor did I ask for communism.  – Chef Roland.

140. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2022

2007 Sunday: In the war against Hamas, Palestinians claim that an Israeli Defense Force warplane lit up the home of a Hamas ‘lawmaker’- Khalil al-Haya. The Palestinians say the terrorist was not at home at the time but that others were leading to 8 dead and loads of others wounded to varying degrees.

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140. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2022:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Stephen Johnson Field and John Marshall Harlan II; U.S. Secretary of State Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen; U.S. Senator Mike Crapo; .38 Special featuring Ken Lyons, the Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring Robert Nix, the Bee Gees featuring Robin Gibb, (Sonny and) Cher, the Doors featuring Ray Manzarek, Joe Cocker, and T-Rex featuring Steve Currie:

  1. 526 Monday: An earthquake at Antioch, Syria, reportedly kills 250,000 people.
  2. 1277 Thursday: The reign of the 187th Roman Catholic Pope John XXI ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on September 08, 1276.
  3. 1293 Wednesday: An earthquake hits Kamakura, Japan, killing at least 30,000 people.
  4. 1498 Friday: Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama arrives at Calicut, India, after sailing around the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.  This singular event would throw the caravan trail from the Orient to the Middle East into decline for centuries.  It would also open up much of the world to European colonization. 
  5. 1506 Sunday: In Spain, Christopher Columbus dies in poverty on this date, which is amazing as the man discovered the New World and voyaged to it at least six separate times.
  6. 1520 Thursday: Hernando Cortez and his conquistadors defeated Spanish troops sent by the governor in Cuba for going ‘off script’ in his invasion of the Aztec Empire.  The survivors then joined Cortez in his triumphal return to Mexico City.
  7. 1521 Friday: Ignatius of Loyola was wounded by a cannonball while defending Pamplona against the French; during his convalescence he turned to religion, becoming a leader of the Counter-Reformation and the founder of the Jesuits.
  8. 1609 Wednesday: In London, publisher Thomas Thorpe—perhaps illicitly—publishes William Shakespeare’s Sonnets.
  9. 1639 Friday: Dorchester, Massachusetts, forms the first school entirely paid with local taxes.
  10. 1774 Friday: Due to the increasingly anti-British sentiments in the American Colonies, the British Parliament passes the Coercive Acts designed to cow the colonists.
  11. 1830 Thursday: H. D. Hyde invented the fountain pen on this date.
  12. 1861 Monday: The state of Kentucky proclaims its neutrality during the Civil War while North Carolina becomes the 11th and last state to secede from the Union.  Meanwhile, the capital of the Confederacy moved from Montgomery, Ala., to Richmond, Va.
  13. 1862 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, which he intended would encourage settlements west of the Mississippi River by making federal land available for farming.
  14. 1863 Wednesday: The 38th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Johnson Field assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Abraham Lincoln nominated Field to fill a new seat on the court.  Associate Justice Field served until December 01, 1897.
  15. 1864 Friday: During the Civil War, the Battle of Spotsylvania ends with total casualties numbering more than 10,920 killed or wounded.
  16. 1873 Tuesday: Levi Straus manufactures blue jeans with copper rivets with the selling price set at $13.50 per dozen.
  17. 1875 Thursday: The International Bureau of Weights and Measures undergoes establishment.
  18. 1882 Saturday:  Germany, Austro-Hungary, and France unite in the Triple Alliance.
  19. 1885 Wednesday: In Newark, N.J., the former 29th U.S. Secretary of State Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen died.  Beginning political life as a Whig, he became a Republican and served under President Chester A. Arthur from December 19, 1881, to March 06, 1885.
  20. 1892 Friday:  France leaves the above-mentioned Triple Alliance, but Italy joins making it the new Triple Alliance.
  21. 1899 Saturday: Future 89th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) John Marshall Harlan II, Republican, appointed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to fill Robert H. Jackson’s seat, is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.  He served from March 17, 1955, to September 23, 1971.  Meanwhile, taxi driver Jacob German of New York City became the first driver to undergo arrest for speeding.  The posted speed limit was 8 miles per hour when he was driving along at the whopping speed of 12 MPH in his electric vehicle.  It is interesting to note that the police officer who pulled him over on Manhattan’s Lexington Avenue was riding a bicycle.  
  22. 1902 Tuesday: The United States ended a three-year military presence in Cuba as the people established the Republic of Cuba under its first elected president, Tomas Estrada Palma—the United States should have made it a state.
  23. 1916 Saturday: Norman Rockwell’s first cover on The Saturday Evening Post appeared.  
  24. 1926 Thursday: The U.S. Congress passes the Air Commerce Act, which calls for the regulation and licensing of all pilots and the registering of all aircraft.
  25. 1927 Friday: Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, New York, aboard the Spirit of St. Louis on his historic solo flight to France.  Meanwhile, through the Treaty of Jedda, Saudi Arabia gains its independence from Great Britain.
  26. 1932 Friday: Amelia Earhart took off from Newfoundland to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.  However, because of weather and equipment problems, Earhart set down in Northern Ireland instead of her intended destination of France.
  27. 1939 Saturday: The first regular air-passenger service across the Atlantic Ocean began with the take-off of the Yankee Clipper from Port Washington, N.Y.  Meanwhile, the first telecast over telephone wires emanated from Madison Square Garden to the NBC-TV studios in Manhattan; the event was a bicycle race.
  28. 1940 Monday:  During the Blitzkrieg across France, German General Heinz Guderian’s armored units reach the English Channel, trapping the British Expeditionary Force as well as French and Belgium troops.   Both the Brits and French troops fighting together now are sacrificing heavy weapons to make haste towards the coast so as to evacuate the beaches, beaches the Germans have no intention of allowing them to reach.
  29. 1941 Tuesday: During World War II, German troops invade the Mediterranean island of Crete to strangle British forces in North Africa.  German and Italian air and naval assets pummel the islands while paratroopers begin landings across the island.  Resistance is fierce and the Brits are giving as good as they get.  Still, it is only a matter of time.
  30. 1942 Wednesday: During World War II, the Office of Civilian Defense was established.  On the Eastern Front, German armored units are pushing the remaining Red Army forces out of the eastern Crimea where they had established bridgeheads on the Kerch Peninsula in preparation for what they thought would be a massive counterstroke against their Fascist enemies.  Perhaps another time…
  31. 1943 Thursday: Axis forces continue pushing back Soviet counterthrusts in the Ukraine.  Meanwhile, both the Germans and their Russian enemies are building up their forces for the big summer Battle of Kursk.  Both sides believe that when the opposing sides meet, whoever wins the battle will win the war.
  32. 1944 Saturday: Joe Cocker[i], famed vocalist, was born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, on this date.  Meanwhile, in the United States, the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) dissolves.  It would return in several decades as the NEW Democratic Party.    Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater of World War II, Allied forces are slowly bottling up the Japanese defenders.  Without fresh supplies of men and materiel, the Japanese are approaching a breaking point.  Still, most of them will fight to the death rather than commit the dishonorable act of surrender.
  33. 1945 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues on Okinawa as the American forces have to clear every spider hole, every trench line, and every cave.  The Japanese resist until the very end when flamethrowers and napalm clear them out of their firing positions.  It is a horrible, brutal affair.  Meanwhile, in Mainland China, Japanese forces begin strategic withdrawals of their troops so as to consolidate more defensible positions.  They are aware that with the collapse of the Nazis, Soviet forces will soon be redeploying to Asia to keep their bargain with the Western Allies- the invasion of northern China and Mongolia.
  34. 1946 Monday: Future star with Sonny and Cher[ii] as well as a solo superstar, Cher, is born in El Centro, California, on this date.
  35. 1947 Tuesday: In Great Britain, the future bassist for the British Glam-Rock band, T-Rex, is born.  He would perform with this band and with others until he was killed in Portugal in an automobile accident in April 1981.
  36. 1948 Thursday: During their War of Independence, the Israeli Air Force appears for the first time, helping to win a victory over the struggling Syrian army.
  37. 1951 Sunday: In Idaho Falls, Idaho, future U.S. Senator Mike Crapo, a Republican, is born.  He would represent his home state and entered the U.S. Senate on 01-03-1999.
  38. 1954 Thursday: Chiang Kai-shek becomes the president of Nationalist China.
  39. 1959 Wednesday: Nearly 5,000 Japanese Americans had their U.S. citizenship restored after renouncing it during World War II.
  40. 1961 Saturday: A white mob attacked a busload of Freedom Riders in Montgomery, Alabama, prompting the federal government to send in U.S. marshals to restore order.
  41. 1969 Tuesday: U.S. and South Vietnamese forces captured Ap Bia Mountain, referred to as Hamburger Hill by the Americans following one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War.
  42. 1970 Wednesday: New York hosted a pro-Vietnam War march with 100,000 people.  Meanwhile, when two subway trains collide in Queens, N.Y., 2 people die and another 70 suffer all manner of injuries.
  43. 1972 Saturday: As their new constitution undergoes ratification, the people of the Republic of Cameroon, Africa, proclaim it as a new nation.
  44. 1978 Saturday: Mavis Hutchinson, at age 53, became the first woman to run across America.  It took her 69 days to run the 3,000 miles.
  45. 1983 Friday: In their WBA heavyweight title boxing match, Michael Dokes and Michael Weaver fight to a draw.  Meanwhile, in their WBC heavyweight boxing match, Larry Holmes beats Tim Witherspoon via a split decision in a 12-round bout which improves the champ’s record to 43-0.  
  46. 1985 Monday: In their heavyweight title fight, Larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in a 15 round unanimous decision, improving his record to 48-0, retaining the IBF belt.  Elsewhere, the FBI arrested U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer John Walker, who had begun spying for the Soviet Union in 1968.  
  47. 1990 Sunday: The Hubble Space Telescope sent back its first photographs to scientists on Earth.
  48. 1991 Monday: The Soviet government approves a law allowing its citizens to travel abroad.    Meanwhile, the NBA announces Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls as its MVP.
  49. 1993 Thursday: An estimated 93 million people tuned in for the final episode of “Cheers” on NBC. 
  50. 1997 Tuesday: In Nashville, Tennessee, heavyweight boxer Greg Page improves his record to 43-12 with a 1st Round KO over Armando Turrubiartes.
  51. 2002 Monday: East Timor becomes the world’s newest independent state.  Welcome to the world.
  52. 2003 Tuesday: Here is something to chew on: the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency- aka DARPA- presents its report to the U.S. Congress.  In it, they announce that the Total Information Awareness program- one millions of Americans believe is compiling dossiers on them will change its name to the Terrorist Information Awareness program henceforth so the American people will be lulled into complacency.  The feds hope that everyone will believe that with the name change, everything is hunky-dory and that President George W. Bush’s spies are no longer surveilling them.  Wow.  What a load of crap.  We are entering a police state as we speak.
  53. 2004 Thursday: The George W. Bush administration is applying pressure on its fellow U.N. Security Council to renew Resolution 1487 which shields U.S. military personnel and officials from prosecution by the International Criminal Court.  (Note- why does the United States worry about this crap when the Russians, Muslims, and even the Chi-Coms and North Koreans don’t?  Kind of goofy to us).
  54. 2005 Friday: Ebola virus breaks out in the Republic of the Congo town of Etoumbi where nine people succumb to the virus.  The government slaps a quarantine on the town so as to prevent its spread.
  55. 2006 Saturday: The People’s Republic of China completes construction on the Three Gorges Dam, the largest dam and hydroelectric plant the world has ever seen.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, Democrat, wins re-election.
  56. 2007 Sunday: In the war against Hamas, Palestinians claim that an Israeli Defense Force warplane lit up the home of a Hamas ‘lawmaker’- Khalil al-Haya.  The Palestinians say the terrorist was not at home at the time but that others were leading to 8 dead and wounding loads of others.  Sounds like a set-up as both Hamas and Hezbollah love it when ‘innocent civilians’ go up in smoke.   We don’t buy this BS.
  57. 2008 Tuesday: In the 2008 presidential primaries, voters go to the polls in Oregon and Kentucky.  Senator Hillary Clinton, D-NY, wins big in Kentucky while Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, wins in Oregon.
  58. 2009 Wednesday: In the peaceful city of Baghdad, Islamists continue running amok, killing as many people as they can.  A car bomb erupts on the streets blowing at least 34 people to a premature meeting with Allah while causing another 72 probably wish they could convene with Him, too.  Stop the violence.
  59. 2010 Thursday: Scientists announced that they had created a functional synthetic genome.  Elsewhere, following the sinking of a South Korean naval vessel, the ROKS Cheonan on March 26, 2010, numerous nations around the planet are condemning North Korea whom everyone believes is the culprit behind the loss of 46 South Korean seamen and the loss of the corvette.  North Korea says that ‘IF any nation slaps sanctions on them for something they didn’t do, it will mean one thing- WAR.’
  60. 2011 Friday: In a meeting with President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informs Obama that his nation will not fully withdraw to its pre-1967 borders as the American president had requested him to do.   Elsewhere, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il visits his colleagues in Beijing, his third such visit within a year.
  61. 2012 Sunday: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells his cabinet that hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants from Africa threaten the identity of the Jewish state.   Elsewhere, in London, England, famed member of the British group, the Bee Gees[iii]— Robin Gibb (vocals, guitars, keyboards, harmonica 1958-1969 / 1970-2003 / 2009-2012)—lost his battle with colorectal cancer on this date; he was just 62 years-old.  God bless him.  Meanwhile, Ken Lyons, bassist with the Southern rock band, 38 Special[iv] (1974-1977), died on this date in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; he was 59 years-old. Finally, longtime drummer with another Southern rock band, the Atlanta Rhythm Section[v]–Robert Nix (drums/percussion/backing vocals 1971-1979)—died on this date in Memphis, Tennessee, at age 67.
  62. 2013 Monday: Ray Manzarek, keyboardist of the rock group, the Doors[vi], dies in Rosenheim, Germany, from cancer.  Meanwhile, in Stockholm, Sweden, thousands of illegal immigrants launch a massive riot in which, the scumbags set 100 automobiles ablaze during the melee.  Meanwhile, Yahoo purchases Tumblr for $1.1 billion.  Wow.  Finally, jihadists running amok across Iraq kill 133 people and wound at least another 283.  Ah, the so-called “Religion of Peace!”  
  63. 2014 Tuesday: General Motors recalls another 2.4 million vehicles to head off potential other unspecified defects; in 2014, the company recalled 13 million vehicles for one defect or another.
  64. 2015 Wednesday: According to Brainy History, archaeologists report on the findings in Kenya of stone tools over a half-million years older than known species of human ancestors, raising questions regarding human evolution and use of tools.  Elsewhere, after 33 years of hosting the “Late Show with David Letterman,” the hosts signs off for the last time.  He goes into retirement.
  65. 2016 Friday: The Centers for Disease Control announce that within the United States, 270 pregnant women tested positive for the Zika virus which is not good.  Meanwhile, after NATO opened the door to Montenegro’s membership in the military alliance, the Kremlin blasts both the small country and the military alliance for being provocative towards Russia.
  66. 2017 Saturday: Embarking on his first foreign trip as commander-in-chief, President Donald J. Trump arrives in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  The Saudis were so excited by his visit that members of the royal family danced the sword dance with the 45th president.  Awesome!
  67. 2018 Sunday: In the socialist hellhole of Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro wins re-election in a questionable election marked by boycotts, protests, and massive accusations of vote-rigging.  The guy must be a Democrat.
  68. 2019 Monday: Google supposedly ends its support for communist China’s Huawei Android phone system as tensions between the United States and the counterfeit socialist nation deteriorate.
  69. 2020 Wednesday: Beijing is sniveling and whining that everyone is calling the Chinese Virus “the Chinese Virus,” but it is the Chinese Virus as it came to us from the hinterlands of Wuhan, China, and it continues killing people around the planet as we speak and allowing totalitarian leaders to increase their grip on their populations.  Here are the stats for the globe today: 4,968,689 number of confirmed cases, 326,515 number of confirmed deaths, and 1,885,535 number of confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have (thanks to communist China) 1,581,903 confirmed cases, 93,806 confirmed deaths, and 301,341 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the AICPENDBLOG.COM- the old American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, formerly at Google Blogger (scumbags), California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the stats, the Golden State first: 81,795 confirmed cases, 3,334 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are Hawaii’s stats: 643 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 578 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are Washington state’s stats: 18,923 confirmed cases, 1,037 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, liberal Blue State governors continue freeing criminals from prisons and jails, supposedly out of fear of COVID-19, but in truth, seeking to punish their enemies.  Is a second Civil War coming?  It sure looks that way, thanks to communist China.
  70. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 165,787,275 confirmed cases, +600,349, 3,442,817  confirmed deaths, +11,429 and 146,428,311 confirmed recoveries, +76,410.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,828,841 confirmed cases, UP 25,874 from yesterday’s reporting, 602,533 confirmed deaths, UP 576,[vii] and 27,351,977 confirmed recoveries, UP 56,454.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  71. 2021 Thursday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 286,128 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- President Biden, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 173,481 deaths.   In other Chi-Vi-related news, lawmakers are asking WHY House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, possibly more senile than the 46th president is, won’t update the MASK DICTATE when the Centers for Disease Control says, ‘MOST Americans no longer have to wear masks (not that we ever truly did).’  The amazing thing is that when the Democrats believe the cameras are turned off, the masks come off.  What a load of festering fecal matter.  
  72. 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: 3,773,860 confirmed cases, 62,787 confirmed deaths, and 2,016,574 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,302,489 confirmed cases, 36,357 confirmed deaths, and 1,907,722 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,585 confirmed cases, 492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 427,372 confirmed cases, 5,733 confirmed deaths, and 209,253 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New York: they have 2,141,067 confirmed cases, 53,341 confirmed deaths, and 2,638,064 confirmed recoveries.[ix]    
  73. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,263 confirmed cases, 6,396 confirmed deaths, and 832,295 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Estonia, a bastion of freedom next door to thuggish Russia: 128,084 cases of the virus, 1,235 confirmed deaths and 119,799 confirmed recoveries. [x]    
  74. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,084.15, UP 188.11 points (+0.56%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,535.74, UP 236.00 points (+1.77%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,159.12, UP 43.44 points (+1.06%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $62.03 per barrel, +0.09 (+0.13%).  The price of GOLD is $1,877.60 per troy oz., -4.30 (-0.23%) while the price of SILVER is $27.87 per troy ounce, -0.20 (-0.70%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,200.60 per troy oz, -4.30 (-0.36%) while the price of COPPER is $4.54 per pound, -0.03 (-0.68%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,853.43 per troy oz, -15.20 (-0.56%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,200.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.87.     In Yemeni Rial, one greenback equals 246.85 and in Zambian Kwacha, a buck equals 22.45 and in Zimbabwe Dollar, one dollar equals 322.00 of theirs.[xiv]     
  75. 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 $4.153 per gallon, $2.884 in Florida, $3.889 in Hawaii, and $3.553 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- West Virginia: $2.993.  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- Colombia: $2.313 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,309,522,043,913 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  76. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Today is Day 59 for Border Czar “Kooky Kamala” Harris NOT to visit the southern border.  Meanwhile, rumors of maltreatment and mistreatment of illegal aliens in holding pens along the southern border continue to grow and the federal government has closed two facilities with dire records of mistreatment of the incarcerated illegals.  Elsewhere, video is beginning to leak out of illegal alien dumps at various airports around the country in the dead of night.  Chef Lilah who has a relative working at the airport in Honolulu says that illegal alien brats are arriving at least once a week in flights who are then being distributed around the Hawaiian Islands.  This simply must stop. 
  77. 2021 Thursday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Hamas and Hezbollah are crying uncle.  A ceasefire negotiated by the Joe Biden regime and Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has brought a halt to the ongoing clash of Good (Israel) and Evil (Hamas and Hezbollah).  The Israelis have eliminated most of the tunnels that Palestinian leadership devotes massive amounts of donated money to construct rather than giving their people better lives.  The Israels also have taken out numerous Hamas military sites and as many Hamas scumbags as possible.  God bless you!   Meanwhile, a Chinese Communist Party-linked professor says that ‘COVID-19 was indeed a Chi-Com biological weapons attack on the United States.’  Hell, we have been saying that since it began gaining steam in early 2020!  Senior Researcher Chen Ping of China Institute of Fudan University said that ‘(communist) China defeated the U.S. in a biological war in 2020.’  What more flipping evidence does the world need to understand that the primary target was President Donald J. Trump, and the primary beneficiary was “Pro-China Joe” Biden?  OPEN YOUR EYES.
  78. 2021 Thursday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– Dr. Kelli Ward, chair of the Arizona GOP, says that it would appear that more and more evidence demonstrates that the 2020 Elections in the Copper State most likely were corrupt and fraudulent in Maricopa County and that it is possible that Joe Biden could be proven to be the counterfeit that he is.  We hope to see a great outcome which is why the Arizona Democratic Party is doing everything it can to defy the ongoing audit as is the despicable Dominion Voting Systems out of Canada.  We believe the Canadian government must order them to comply with all requests from the ongoing Grand Canyon State audit.   (Note- George Soros-funded Sheriff Paul Penzone, DS, is fighting the auditors by putting as much blockage in their way.  When the hell is this country going to do something to Mr. Soros?)  Finally, the D.A. in Fayette City, Pennsylvania, has launched a probe into WHY Dominion Voting Systems machines flipped ONLY GOP ballots over to Democrats in the last election.  Bit by bit, more information continues coming out that we believe is going to show that the Democrats stole 2020.  Hence, why is there this determination to continue strengthening Fort Pelosi in Washington, D.C.?  They know they got away with a stolen election.
  79. 2021 Thursday I: Joe Biden Regime News I– the Biden regime directs U.S. agencies to assess and to then mitigate the effects of ‘climate change.’  Uh, okay, what a waste of time.   Next, all of the Biden regime’s misfires has led to problems in the U.S.-Israeli relationship.  Speaking of Israel, Joe’s pal, Senator Bernie Sanders, DS-VT, is offering legislation to BLOCK the $735 million sale of weapons to the Israelis.  (Note- what more evidence does one require to know that Bernie is a self-hating Jew?)  Also related to Israel, GOP lawmakers are calling on Mr. Biden to strengthen U.S. ties with Israel.  In other regime news, the Bidenistas say the Chi-Coms won’t release data from their now infamous Wuhan Biological Warfare Lab.
  80. 2021 Thursday J: Political News I– The University of North Carolina has denied 1619 Project founder, Nikole “Bozo the Clown” Hannah-Jones tenure because this woman is- in the language of the young and dumb- cray-cray.  Good for them.  Educated, fair-minded people must begin pushing back on these racist nuts before they destroy our country.  Boot this bi**h into the nearest dumpster.  Speaking of educated, non-racist folks, a new study finds that 35-percent or more conservative thinkers are better educated and better informed on both current events and past events.  Liberal news watchers are much-less educated and aware of the truth of anything.  Speaking of liberal bias, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-TX 2nd congressional district, calls out the mainstream news media- what Dave Rubin labels ‘corporate news media’- over its coverage of events.
  81. 2021 Thursday K: Political News II– While the Democrats continue pressing ahead with socialism, House GOP leaders held a Cuban independence day event.  The people of Cuba deserve their freedom while the American people do not deserve being forced into communism via the backdoor of socialism. Meanwhile, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, lambasted the Democrats’ establishment of the ‘January 06, 2021, Commission’ as being little more than ‘impeachment 3.0.  Amen.  In fact, ZERO people have been charged with insurrection.  NONE.  The National Republican Congressional Committee raised $11.2 million in the month of April.   Elsewhere, people are asking questions as to WHY Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer just shut down the state’s Line 5 that provides propane for much of Michigan for home heating?  WTF is occurring here.
  82. 2022 Friday: Everyone knows the drill- stick around with us and discover the truth…the way things are going, we may have to make nice with China because things are going to hell here in the United States in a handbasket what with WOKE this and WOKE that and here a WOKE and there a WOKE, everywhere a WOKE-WOKE-WOKE…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0836 an 11” x 14” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Played Out.”  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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“Pet Sounds” came out on May 16, 1966 and was the commercial pinnacle of the Beach Boys.  No longer touring with his brothers, cousin, and friends, Brian was in the studio with session musicians and lyricists and created perhaps one of the all-time greatest albums in the annals of modern, popular music.  From start to finish, the album was a tapestry of musical influences, stories, feelings, and emotions all interwoven with one another.  When the Beatles heard this album, it is reported that they were awed at what they had to compete.  Of course, they would be working on “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.”  The tunes include nothing but memorable hits such as “Wouldn’t It be Nice,” “You Still Believe in Me,” “Don’t Talk (Put Your Head on my Shoulder),” “Sloop John B,” “God Only Knows,” and “Caroline, No.”  We hope you will seek this album out and make it a part of your daily musical rotation because it will indeed grow upon- not only your ears- but your heart, mind and soul.  Check it out now- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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

[ii] Don’t know when- or if- we will ever promote the music of Sonny and Cher or of Cher, herself.  I guess we shall see.

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

[iv] We are not sure when we will promote the music of .38-Special but will do so when we do a big shindig for Southern rock bands.  Please stay tuned for further developments.

[v] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

116. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2022

1942 Sunday: German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler tells the party faithful that this year- if the German people do not desert him- the Third Reich will achieve victories on all fronts. The campaigning season on the Eastern Front is coming soon while the war in North Africa will proceed to victory. Meanwhile, the U-Boat campaign to starve Britain will continue and all is looking good.

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116. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2022:

Confederate Heroes Memorial Day (Florida)

U.S. Attorney General Edwards Pierrepont; U.S. Acting and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper; U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Nazi Deputy Fuhrer Rudolf Hess; Dave Mason (band) featuring Mike Finnigan, the Faces featuring Rod Stewart, Mötley Crüe featuring John Corabi, Queen featuring Roger Taylor, and Spooky Tooth featuring Gary Wright:

  1. 0088 Monday: The 4th Roman Catholic Pope Clement I picked up his Holy Cross on this date and over the course of the next 11 years and 211 days, guided his earthly flock until November 23, 0099.
  2. 0304 Tuesday: The 29th Roman Catholic Pope St. Marcellinus ended his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became pontiff on June 30, 296, and guided his earthly flock from then until today.
  3. 0757 Friday: The 92nd Roman Catholic Pope Stephen II ended his time as pontiff on this date.  He became pontiff on March 26, 0752.
  4. 1220 Sunday: German King Frederick I grant bishops sovereign rights.
  5. 1514 Sunday: Astronomer Nicholas Copernicus makes the first observations of the planet, Saturn.
  6. 1532 Tuesday: On his way to Vienna, Ottoman Turk Sultan Suleiman fights his way through Hungary.
  7. 1564 Sunday: At the Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, priests baptized William Shakespeare.
  8. 1607 Thursday: English colonists went ashore at present-day Cape Henry, Virginia, on an expedition to establish the first permanent English settlement in the Western Hemisphere.
  9. 1654 Sunday: Brazil expels its Jewish inhabitants.
  10. 1655 Monday: The Dutch West Indies Company denies Peter Stuyvesant’s demand that the company expel all Jews from New Amsterdam. 
  11. 1721 Saturday: On this date, medical professionals administer the first smallpox vaccinations to a willing group of participants.
  12. 1819 Monday: The first Odd Fellows lodge in the United States underwent establishment in Baltimore, Md.
  13. 1828 Saturday: To help Greece’s demand for independence from the Ottoman Empire, Russia declares war on the Turks.
  14. 1859 Tuesday: A jury acquits Dan Sickles of murder on grounds of temporary insanity.  This is the original time defense attorneys use this defense successfully in the United States.
  15. 1865 Wednesday: Federal troops surrounded and killed John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, near Port Royal, Virginia.  Just before dying, Booth looked at his hands and gasped, “Useless, useless.”  Meanwhile, Confederate General J.E. Johnson surrenders the Army of Tennessee to the Union at Fort Dunham, North Carolina.
  16. 1875 Monday: The 33rd U.S. Attorney General Edwards Pierrepont assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from April 26, 1875, to May 21, 1876.
  17. 1894 Thursday: In Alexandria, Egypt, future Nazi Deputy Fuhrer Rudolf Hess is born.
  18. 1905 Wednesday: Jack McCarthy of the Chicago Cubs becomes the only major league player to throw out 3 runners at plate in one game; all were ends of double plays.
  19. 1914 Sunday: Author Bernard Malamud (“The Natural”) was born in New York.
  20. 1915 Monday: During World War I, Italy secretly signs the Pact of London, a pact that allied the nation with the British, France, and Russia.  On the Western Front, the Second Battle of Ypres continues with German gains being thrown back by the Allies.  On the Eastern Front, the Russians are fighting in Armenia, seeking to push the Ottomans back.  Fighting is intense.
  21. 1916 Wednesday: Rumanian is making noise about entering the war on the side of the Allies.  Austro-Hungary cannot allow this to happen but are facing increasing attacks from the Russians.
  22. 1917 Thursday: Fighting continues on various fronts during World War I.   On the Balkan Front, Bulgarians are trying to break through British forces along the Doiron-Vardar, aka the Macedonian Front.  The Brits are trying to aid their Serbian allies, but the Bulgarians are able to keep them holding tight.  Still, the Rumanians are making noises about entering the war on the side of the Allies and this could put the Bulgarians in jeopardy.  
  23. 1921 Tuesday: For the first time in the history of the nation, the people of St. Louis, Missouri, heard weather broadcasts live on the air.  
  24. 1923 Thursday: Britain’s Prince Albert, Duke of York (the future King George VI) married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon at Westminster Abbey.
  25. 1926 Monday: Germany and the Soviet Union sign a treaty of neutrality and peace.
  26. 1928 Thursday: Madame Tussaud’s waxwork exhibition opens in London.   
  27. 1931 Sunday: NBC Radio premiered “Lum and Abner” a show fans would enjoy for the next 24 years.
  28. 1933 Wednesday: On this day in history, Nazi Germany created its infamous secret police, the Gestapo.
  29. 1937 Monday: German and Italian warplanes raided the Basque town of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War; estimates of the number of people killed vary from the hundreds to the thousands.
  30. 1940 Friday: Fighting continues in Norway as advancing German troops and armored units continue pushing Norwegian and British troops back.  North of Lillehammer, fighting is fierce, but the Germans are getting the upper hand.  Meanwhile, the Luftwaffe scores a direct hit on the Norwegian destroyer Garn, catching her moored in the Sognefjord.  However, loss of life was minimal as the crew was able to abandon ship at the first signs of attack as the vessel had no antiaircraft batteries.  
  31. 1941 Saturday: For the first time in the history of Major League Baseball, an organist performed for the delight of the fans.  This event took place in Chicago, Illinois.   Elsewhere, in the Balkans, the Greeks and British- although in headlong retreat- are still capable of putting up resistance via rearguard actions.  They are able to slow the Nazi advance as they blow up key infrastructure.  Half a world away, South African troops finally overcome the Fascist Italian stand at Dessie and in so doing capture approximately 8,000 prisoners.  The Italians have had enough.
  32. 1942 Sunday: German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler tells the party faithful that this year- if the German people do not desert him- the Third Reich will achieve victories on all fronts.  The campaigning season on the Eastern Front is coming soon while the war in North Africa will proceed to victory.  Meanwhile, the U-Boat campaign to starve Britain will continue and all is looking good.
  33. 1943 Monday: Gary Wright, future keyboardist, and vocalist with the British band Spooky Tooth[i] and as a solo artist was born on today’s date in Cresskill, New Jersey.  Meanwhile, due to increasing outrage over the Katyn Forest Massacre by the Free Polish government in London, Moscow severs all ties to the ‘western Poles.’  Such is Josef Stalin’s way.
  34. 1944 Wednesday: The British go after the German battleship Tirpitz yet again but fall short in attacking the vessel.  Prime Minister Winston Churchill has long been fearful of the Tirpitz believing that she could pose an imminent threat to Allied shipping and thus loads of resources are obliterated trying to send the fearsome ship to the bottom of a Norwegian fjord.
  35. 1945 Thursday: Free French troops arrested Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, the head of France’s Vichy government during World War II, on today’s date.  Elsewhere, the Red Army continues battering its way into Berlin.  Resistance is fierce and the lives of Russian soldiers are expendable.  In the Pacific, the Japanese are being rolled up wherever the Allies encounter them in Burma, the Philippines, and on Okinawa as the U.S. Marines work at cracking the Shuri Line.  Meanwhile, future famed keyboardist who played with just about everyone—Mike Finnigan[ii]—is born on this date in Troy, Ohio.
  36. 1952 Saturday: The destroyer-minesweeper USS Hobson sank in the central Atlantic after colliding with the aircraft carrier USS Wasp with the loss of 176 crewmembers.
  37. 1954 Monday: Nationwide testing of the Salk polio vaccine begins.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues what with the communists concentrating on the southern outpost of Isabelle, the second largest firebase of the entire French military compound.   French Foreign Legionnaires and Algerian Tirailleurs are fighting to push back approach trenches and to take the fight to the enemy rather than have the fight taken to them.  Problems elsewhere continue with the airdrop of supplies, much of it going to the communists and not the brave French Union defenders.[iii]  Still, the French troops will continue draining the communists of massive quantities of blood.  If only they can bleed them dry…
  38. 1956 Thursday: The first modern container ship, the Ideal X, sails from Port Newark, N.J. for Houston, Texas.
  39. 1959 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future vocalist with the hard rock band, Mötley Crüe[iv]– John Corabi- is born.  He would replace Vince Neil when the original vocalist decided to take time away from the band.
  40. 1960 Tuesday: In Birmingham, England, future drummer/vocalist with the rock band, Queen[v]– Roger Taylor- is born on this date.
  41. 1961 Wednesday: The rest of the French military finally quashes the revolt by French paratroopers in Algeria to continue the war against the Muslim rebels.  Elsewhere, Roger Maris hits the first of 61 homers in 1961.
  42. 1964 Sunday: The African nations of Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form Tanzania.  Elsewhere, the Boston Celtics won their sixth consecutive NBA title.  They won two more before their amazing streak ended.   Meanwhile, future acting and U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper is born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.  As Acting U.S. secretary of Defense, Esper served under President Donald J. Trump from June 24, 2019, to July 15, 2019.  As actual U.S. secretary of the Defense, the Republican served under the same president from July 23, 2019, to November 09, 2020, when President Trump terminated his employment.   
  43. 1966 Tuesday: An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 destroys Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
  44. 1968 Friday: Anti-war protesters seize administration buildings at Ohio State.  Meanwhile, beneath the Nevada desert, the United States exploded a 1.3 megaton nuclear device called “Boxcar.”  Man, oh, man.
  45. 1976 Monday: Pan Am begins non-stop flights from New York City to Tokyo.
  46. 1981 Sunday: In Tucson, Arizona, a major bank robbery takes place netting the thieves over $33 million.
  47. 1982 Monday: Rod Stewart[vi], the brilliant Scottish rocker, suffers a mugging with thieves making off with his $50,000 Porsche.  Meanwhile, the Argentina military on South Georgia Island near the Falklands, surrenders to British troops.
  48. 1983 Tuesday: The DOW Jones Industrial Average breaks 1,200 for the first time.
  49. 1986 Saturday: A major nuclear accident occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, which was then a part of the former Soviet Union—it remains radioactive to this day.  Dozens of personnel were killed outright in the blast while the long-term death toll is believed to be in the high thousands.  
  50. 1989 Wednesday: Actress-comedian Lucille Ball died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, at age 77.
  51. 1990 Thursday: Pitcher Nolan Ryan ties Bob Feller’s record of pitching 12, 1-hitter games in Major League Baseball.
  52. 1991 Friday: Soccer star Diego Maradona suspended for using cocaine undergoes arrest in Argentina for possession and distribution of illegal narcotics.
  53. 1994 Tuesday: Voting began in South Africa’s first all-race elections, resulting in a victory for the African National Congress and the inauguration of Nelson Mandela as president.  Meanwhile, China Airlines Flight 140, a Taiwanese Airbus A-300, crashed while landing in Nagoya, Japan, killing 264 people (there were seven survivors).
  54. 2000 Wednesday: Unhappy with the snail’s pace of the state government in Albany, N.Y., in identifying the state’s far too numerous sex offenders, a parents’ group beat them to the jump by posting a large number of sexual deviates online along with their personal information for the world to see.  Surely the state government will do something to THESE PEOPLE while protecting the perverts, rapists, and child molesters.   
  55. 2001 Thursday: The New York State GOP is urging the state government to cut the $132 million tax on gasoline until at least Labor Day as prices at the pump are stifling business and hurting New Yorkers. 
  56. 2002 Friday: In Erfurt, Germany, a 19-year-old kid goes berserk, killing 13 teachers, 2 students, a cop, and then himself using a handgun.  We thought only the United States had these kinds of events.  What’s up with that?
  57. 2003 Saturday: Unknown thugs set off a series of incendiary devices in an ammo dump in suburban Baghdad that killed several people and injured loads of others; the explosions went on all night.  U.S. investigators are seeking answers.
  58. 2004 Monday: Following conservative criticism of his anti-war activities during the Vietnam War, Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry accused President George W. Bush of failing to prove whether he had fulfilled his commitment to the National Guard during the same period.  Elsewhere, the government unveiled its new, colorized $50 bill.  Finally, author Hubert Selby, Jr., died in Los Angeles, California, at age 75.
  59. 2005 Tuesday: Ending its 29-year military occupation of neighboring Lebanon, Syria begins removing its troops and returns them to home.   Elsewhere, Charles A. Duelfer, the chief U.S. weapons inspector combing Iraq for the hidden weapons of mass destruction says the search has gone about as far as it feasibly can.  Nothing to find, nothing to see here and yet, we are engaged in a horrible war in Iraq.
  60. 2006 Wednesday: President George W. Bush names Tony Snow as the new White House press secretary.  Elsewhere, a new video hits the news cycle in which, jihadist thug and al-Qaida hatchet man Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in which the ranting murdering lunatic blasts President George W. Bush and the sycophantic Iraqi government. 
  61. 2007 Thursday: Rep. Dennis  Kucinich, D-OH 10th congressional district, puts forth H. RES 333 calling for the impeachment and removal of Vice President Richard “Dick” Cheney.  There were three charges against the vice president- (1) Cheney manipulated the intelligence process with which to deceive the American people into believing there were weapons of mass destruction so the U.S. could launch an invasion of Iraq; (2) the vice president fabricated a connection between Iraq and al-Qaida; and (3) the vice president was seeking a way to attack Iran even though Iran had nothing to do with the other two issues.
  62. 2008 Saturday: The Turkish military plunges across the northern border of Iraq and launches an attack on Kurdish Workers Party positions.  Elsewhere, Somali pirates release the crew of the captured Spanish FV Playa De Bako after receiving their ransom.
  63. 2009 Sunday: The U.S. government declares a public health emergency as cases of the swine flu- from the People’s Republic of China- begins showing up in the United States.   Meanwhile, French cruise ship MSC Melody fights off an attack by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden.
  64. 2010 Monday: Britain’s ambassador to the crap-hole nation of Yemen- Timothy Torlot- survives an attempted suicide bombing attack.   Meanwhile, in Hebron, a Hamas thug trying to commit acts of terror ends up being the one killed after Israeli Defense Forces take the POS out.
  65. 2011 Tuesday: In the Ukraine, citizens observe the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster, where the nuclear reactor underwent a meltdown.  Elsewhere, a bunch of Palestinian-loving, anti-Israel liberals are rounding up a flotilla of boats with more than 1,500 people aboard to challenge the embargo the Israelis have on guns and ammo reaching the Hamas thugs.
  66. 2012 Thursday: During the second day of evidence at the Levisohn Inquiry, Rupert Murdock reveals there was a ‘cover-up’ at ‘News of the World’ but that he had no knowledge of it.  Meanwhile, Bo Xilai, the ousted communist party head of Chongqing, communist China, is in deeper trouble seeing as how news about him spying on Chinese President Hu Jintao and did God knows what with the information.  
  67. 2013 Friday: In Birmingham, United Kingdom, eleven members of a terror cell find themselves in the joint for planning an attack to exceed the atrocities committed on July 7 and 9/11.  Elsewhere, once again, North Korea is talking crap with South Korea so to be on the safe side in any ‘negotiations’ with the North, Seoul orders its remaining workers out of the Kaesong Industrial Region because no one ever knows what the Kim Family might do when agitated.
  68. 2014 Saturday: Football players at Northwestern University cast votes on whether to form a union; the National Labor Relations Board, giving the students the right to organize, ruled the players last month to be university employees.  Elsewhere, in southern Afghanistan in Kandahar Province, a helicopter crash kills five British ISAF specialists training Afghan forces.
  69. 2015 Sunday: The so-called religion of peace in the form of Boko Haram launches a major assault on Nigeran forces holding Karamga Island in Lake Chad, killing numerous soldiers.   By the end of the fighting, Boko Haram owns the island.    Meanwhile, in northeastern Syria’s Idlib Governate, Syrian warplanes bomb the city of Jisr al-Shughur the day after a group of al-Qaida thugs and sympathetic others overran the city.   
  70. 2016 Tuesday: Today is a BIG PRIMARY DAY in the United States as voters across the country flock to the polls.  The states on the line today are Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island with Donald Trump expected to reel in the lion’s share of votes in the GOP primaries while Hillary Clinton is expected to win all but one; Rhode Island should go to Bernie Sanders, the Vermont communist.  A few more victories and Hillary will wrap up the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.
  71. 2017 Wednesday: On Hulu, “The Handmaid’s Tale” begins its run.  The show is an adaptation of a novel by author Margaret Atwood.   Elsewhere, Venezuela becomes all huffy-puffy over the Organization of American States calling a meeting of member states without sending an invite to the crumbling socialist hellhole.
  72. 2018 Thursday: Mike Pompeo became U.S. Secretary of State under President Donald J. Trump on this date.  Meanwhile, in Pennsylvania, a jury finds comedian Bill Cosby guilty of sexual assault.   Elsewhere, Avigdor Lieberman warns Tehran that IF the Iranians do something crazy such as attacking Tel Aviv, the Israelis will light the Shiite lunatics up.  Finally, by a 14-7 vote, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee votes to keep the special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and his investigation into bogus Trump-Russia collusion in place.
  73. 2019 Friday: At a meeting of the National Rifle Association, President Donald J. Trump announces that he is withdrawing the United States from the Arms Trade Treaty, an agreement between many nations that regulates the flow of firearms around the world.
  74. 2020 Sunday:  On the COVID-19 battlefront today, the world announces 2,965,263 confirmed cases of the Wuhan Virus what with 206,265 confirmed deaths but 863,464 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 985,027 confirmed cases what with 55,383 confirmed deaths but 109,12 confirmed recoveries.  Communist China continues lying by claiming the same number of cases that they have been reporting for a couple of weeks now: 88,423 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed cases, and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  The fact that the Chinese continue spreading this bulls**t means when we come out on the other side that we hammer them with all manner of lawsuits, that we repatriate American industries in their country, and that we return to a Two-China Policy in which, we recognize Taiwan, aka Nationalist or Free China, as the rightful ruler of the mainland portion of the country.  It would serve Beijing right.  Either that or pay $10 million per death to the victims of the virus they engineered in their Wuhan Institute of Virology around the entire world.  
  75. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 147,346,436 confirmed cases, +697,114, 3,112,206  confirmed deaths, +9,618, and 85,028,957 confirmed recoveries, +539,462.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,320,125 confirmed cases, UP 75,508 from yesterday’s reporting, 578,356 confirmed deaths, UP 1,132,[vii] and 119,078,566 confirmed recoveries, UP 2,264.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[viii] 
  76. 2021 Monday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, There Have Been 263,905 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.    
  77. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,731,677 confirmed cases, 61,434 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,212,097 confirmed cases, 34,912 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., Rhode Island, the smallest state in the Union: they have 146,960 confirmed cases, 2,663 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[ix]   
  78. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,107 confirmed cases, 6,353 confirmed deaths, and 829,983 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Lithuania, a bastion of freedom in the Baltic: 241,872 cases of the virus, 3,857 confirmed deaths and 218,011 confirmed recoveries.[x]    
  79. 2021 Monday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,981.57, DOWN 61.92 points (-0.18%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,138.78, UP 121.97 points (+0.87%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,187.62, UP 7.45 points (+0.18%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $62.05 per barrel, +0.14 (+0.26%).  The price of GOLD is $1,782.00 per troy oz., +1.90 (+0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $26.31 per troy ounce, +0.10 (+0.39%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,255.20 per troy oz, +8.80 (+0.71%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, +0.02 (+0.43%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,912.58 per troy oz, -0.97 (-0.03%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,800.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.87.     In Kenyan Schilling, one greenback equals 108.00 and in Korean- North Won, a buck equals 900.03 and in Angolan Kwanza, one dollar equals 652.83 of theirs.[xiv]  
  80. 2021 Monday 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 $3.994 per gallon, $2.788 in Florida, $3.743 in Hawaii, and $3.413 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Missouri: $2.568.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The first country on the list is the absolute lowest gasoline price, Venezuela: $0.076 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  How about that?  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,217,294,081,383 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  81. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Customs and Border Patrol confirmed early today that 800 Venezuelans have been apprehended along our southern border attempting to cross into the U.S.  According to the Bidenistas, these intruders will most likely be given protected status meaning U.S. taxpayers will be footing the bill for decades to come as well as for their ever-increasing progeny.   In other border news, the Grand Old Party (GOP) claims that ‘IF we win back the majority in the House in 2022, we will refund the construction of the border wall.’  (Note- we believe that besides the wall, we should lay in minefields, obstacles for vehicles, boats, and people, as well as electrifying a second inner fence and the building of foo gas trenches past that.  We also believe that baby alligators must be seeded from the Deep South to the Rio Grande, and also that military bases should be relocated to the border, especially since we do much of our war-fighting in the Middle East.  Add to that the laying in of razor wire fences along the boundary line through the middle of the Rio Grande and the positioning of fast action helicopter and drone forces would also help halt the cartels just as targeted assassinations of coyotes would be good, too.  This would solve a lot of problems.  Period).
  82. 2021 Monday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– at a recent confab of House Republicans, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned his fellow Republicans NOT to go soft on ongoing Chi-Com espionage operations ongoing in the United States.  We must remain vigilant.   Next, Israeli intelligence officials are planning a visit to Washington, D.C. to see their counterparts and to warn them that Joe Biden’s concessions to the Iranians are not beneficial for either nation.   Sadly, this announcement follows on the heels that former U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, Democratic-Socialist, tipped off the Iranians more than 200 covert Mossad operations in Syria which makes him a prime candidate for prosecution under the Logan Act.  The POS scumbag did this while Donald Trump was the president of the United States.  Prosecute this loser and send him to federal prison.  Meanwhile, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan tells Joe Biden that he should reconsider calling the ‘Armenian Genocide’ the ‘Armenian Genocide.’  (Or else!).
  83. 2021 Monday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– the Centers for Disease Control says that ‘summer camps in the U.S. may reopen as long as social distancing rules are observed and masks are worn.  Next, the Biden administration is sending vaccines and PPE gear to India, the nation now beset by the most cases of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.   Next, Chloé Zhao who won three Oscars at last night fiasco found her success censored in communist China because she criticized the communist nation.  Oi vie! 
  84. 2021 Monday I: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– First, Democrats continue doing everything to continue stealing elections what with 10 states seeking to empower felons leaving prison with the right to vote.   Next, as the effort to audit the 2020 Election in Arizona continue, the judge scheduled to oversee the effort- Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Christopher Coury- recused himself because some of the attorneys involved in the effort worked as interns for the court official. 
  85. 2021 Monday J: Joe Biden News– Ten U.S. states are suing the Biden administration over its ‘draconian climate change laws, rules and regulations.’  Good.  All 50 states and the U.S. territories and commonwealths should be suing the Biden administration, too.  Next, Joe Biden plans to feed 34 million schoolchildren via another high-priced plan.  Sorry, Joe, we can feed our own kids.  F— you.[xviii]  Next, President Donald J. Trump’s chief economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, says that ‘Joe Biden’s tax plan is an assault on investment and investors.’  Add to that the fact that critics are lambasting senile old Joe by reminding him of what he did back in 1972 with taxes and how now in demanding tax increases across the board, he is coming into conflict with both the GOP and SALT (state and local taxes) rebels.  Elsewhere, as if things are not bad enough for the inept Biden regime, Rep. Kevin Brady, R-TX 8th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden’s tax hike on capital gains is a MAJOR BLUNDER.’  Finally, America First Legal and Trump adviser Stephen Miller are filing lawsuits against the Biden regime accusing the bumbling Biden regime of RACISM in that its ‘plan’ to help ranchers and farmers is ONLY for black ones, not whites.  This is clearly racist and a violation of the American people’s civil rights.  NOT good for Joe.
  86. 2021 Monday K: Political News I–  Goofy Rep. Tim “Poached Egg Eyes” Ryan has officially announced that he is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Senator Rob Portman.  Big deal.   Next, Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, says that the leaders of the GOP are ‘Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell.  We’ll see, Liz, we’ll see.  We’ll check back in on your in November 2022.   In other fascinating news, pundits are pointing out that Fox News LOSER Chris Wallace just cannot get beyond President Donald J. Trump nor the Antifa and Black Lives Matter-infiltrated Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Chris, there is a reason as to WHY we mostly no longer watch Fox News but especially the weekends when you are on the air.  POS.
  87. 2021 Monday L: Political News II– In Connecticut, District Court Judge Robert Chatigny has dismissed a law preventing trannys from participating in scholastic sports within the state.  WTF?  Next, former Rep. Doug Collins, R-GA 9th congressional district, rules out a run for the governorship in the Peach State or for any other office.  Moving on, Democrats are sobbing big tears of grief because it looks like the 2020 Census is going to lead to the loss of numerous Democrat seats due to people pouring out of BLUE STATES and relocating to RED STATES that are going to get new GOP seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.  Add to that the redistricting that is going to happen and it would appear the Dems’ goose is cooked.  In other fascinating news, we learned today that 62-percent of WHITE LIBERALS are afflicted with mental illness.  Hell, we could have told you that without having to consult psychiatrists. 
  88. 2021 Monday M: U.S. Supreme Court News– For the first time in nearly two decades, SCOTUS agrees to hear a case regarding concealed carry of handguns.  Next, SCOTUS rejects the GOP’s bid to revive the PUBLIC CHARGE rule put in place by President Donald J. Trump that people seeking asylum in the U.S. had to be able to support themselves without receiving government aid.  Democrats can’t have that- they want to care for their low-wage slaves like they’re wee babes in need of Nancy Pelosi’s drooping breast milk.  Man, put it back into effect, let’s stop supporting illegal aliens and take care of the American people. 
  89. 2021 Monday N: Miscellaneous News I– An ‘Anti-Asian/Anti-Pacific Islander Hate Bill’ passes in the U.S. Senate by a vote of 99-1.  Good.  Democrats, tell the black Democrats to stop attacking the Asian and Pacific Islander Democrats.  The lone NO vote belonged to Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO.  He voted against it because he said it ‘was too broad and scope and could infringe on the rights of others.’  Speaking of Asian hate, a black man violently attacked an Asian man in New York City.   Next, U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland announced today that the ‘U.S. Department of Justice is launching an investigation into the Louisville, Kentucky, police department in the aftermath of the death of Breonna Taylor.  (Note- another police department beats the dust). 
  90. 2021 Monday O: Miscellaneous News II– The Oscar ratings last night are even worse than last year’s what with 9.85 million viewers.  In 2020, 23 million tuned in and that was considered LOW.  Everyone is pointing out that WOKEISM is killing show business, it’s killing sports, and it’s killing the American way of life.  We must stand against WOKEISM at every turn which means, NO MORE MOVIES and NO MORE SPORTS.  In other news, first-time gun purchases are driving gun sales in the U.S.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump’s official portrait is now on display in the official gallery of presidential portraits.  Finally, 53 women made it through United States Marine Corps boot camp, a place that was formerly ALL male.  Congratulations.
  91. 2021 Monday P: Business News– Panera Bread Company is back in the black what with delivery and takeout meals.  Next, a Florida McDonald’s restaurant is paying people $50 just to show up and interview.
  92. 2022 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 510,837,666 confirmed cases, +767,216, 6,249,012 confirmed deaths, +3,439 and 464,046,721 confirmed recoveries, +960,671. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,789,716 confirmed cases, UP 55,853 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,019,008 confirmed deaths, UP 426,[xix] and 80,547,402 confirmed recoveries, UP by 40,466.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xx]
  93. 2022 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 569,715 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 204,960 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 461 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  94. 2022 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,212,425 confirmed cases, 90,324 confirmed deaths, and 8,958,374 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,955,748 confirmed cases, 73,869 confirmed deaths, and 5,813,904 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 245,035 confirmed cases, 1,407 confirmed deaths, and 238,861 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,489,316 confirmed cases, 12,668 confirmed deaths, and 1,444,636 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., U.S. Military: they have 619,078 confirmed cases, 685 confirmed deaths, and 591,443 confirmed recoveries.[xxi]   
  95. 2022 Tuesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,066,021 confirmed cases, 10,694 confirmed deaths, and 4,026,872 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- MS Zaandam, 224th place on the list: 9 cases of the virus, 2 confirmed death and 7 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]                         
  96. 2022 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,240.18, DOWN 809.28 points (-2.38%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,490.74 DOWN 514.11 points (-3.95%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,175.20, DOWN 120.92 points (-2.81%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $102.77 per barrel, +1.07 (+1.05%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.70 per troy oz., -0.40 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $23.61 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.26%).  The price of PLATINUM is $915.00 per troy oz, +2.90 (+0.32%) while the price of COPPER is $4.45 per pound, +0.01 (+0.18%).[xxiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,203.52 per troy oz., +17.09 (+0.78%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,200.00 per troy oz., -300.00 (-1.62%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,081.00 per USD/T, -14.00 (-0.45%). The price of ZINC is $4,206.00 per USD/T., +13.00 (+0.31%).   The price of COCOA is $2,577.00 per USD/T, +145.00 (+5.96%).  The price of COFFEE is $221.40 per USD/T, +0.20 (+0.09%).  The price of CORN is $799.25 per USD/T, -4.00 (-0.50%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,034.80 USD 1,000 board feet +19.80 (+1.95%).[xxiv]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.55 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.94 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.35, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 73.38 of theirs.    In Peruvian Nuevo Sol, one greenback equals 3.82 and in Philippine Peso, a buck equals 52.30 and in Polish Zloty, one dollar equals 4.42 of theirs.[xxv]       
  97. 2022 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.684 per gallon, $4.137 in Florida, $5.249 in Hawaii, and $4.688 in Washington state.[xxvi]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Missouri- $3.758.  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 28th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Kyrgyzstan: $3.007 per U.S. Gallon.[xxvii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,410,752,888,854 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxviii]  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 United Kingdom the FOURTH largest holder of U.S. debt is Ireland.  This nation holds $318,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  98. 2022 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I- Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the southern border for the past 389 days and it’s been 303 days since she showed up to do the job although she has an excuse at the moment: she is among the pandemic of the vaccinated.  Fully vaxxed, fully boosted, she has COVID-19- yet again– and yet, they still want everyone to undergo vaccination.  F**k them.  Ah, well, the cost of caring for the Biden-Harris illegal alien invaders since New Year’s Day is $739,167,760.  The cost of caring for them since the un-dynamic duo took charge is $42,484,973,503.  Next, the number of illegals pouring into the country this year is 1,181,861.  Finally, the conservative low estimate is 46,613,518.  We suspect the truer numbers are closer to 95-to-135 million illegals which is godawful bad. (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).
  99. 2022 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Rep. Pat Fallon, R-TX 4th congressional district, says ‘it’s great news that the judge blocked Joe Biden from ending Title 42.’  Speaking of Title 42, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced a new plan for what happens after Title 42 goes down on May 23, 2022.  Rep. Brian Babin, R-TX 36th district, says that ‘IF Secretary Mayorkas won’t protect the border, he must go.’  We concur.  NOW.  Next, the world-famous ‘border czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has tested positive for the Chi-Vi.  Hence, she is unavailable to do her job which she seemingly NEVER does.
  100. 2022 Tuesday H: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $49.03 (2) AstraZeneca: $65.06 (3) Novavax: $47.42 (4) Merck & Company: $84.48 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $184.68  (6) BioNTech: $147.95 (7) Moderna: $145.79.
  101. 2022 Tuesday I: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $99.19 (2) Boeing: $167.04 (3) General Dynamics: $236.93 (4) Lockheed Martin: $446.09 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $442.51.
  102. 2022 Tuesday J: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.53 (2) DuPont: $66.17 (3) 3M: $144.22 (4) Honeywell: $187.67  (5) Teijen: $1,341.00.
  103. 2022 Tuesday K: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $21.99 (2) Beyond Meat: $35.53  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $68.26.
  104. 2022 Tuesday L: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $155.30 (2) Lowe’s: $199.59 (3) Home Depot: $299.96 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $553.76 (5) Amazon: $2,787.82.
  105. 2022 Tuesday M: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1758 what with a $31 million jackpot on the line: 05, 17, 19, 46, 69, and Mega 02.

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This artwork is #0812 an 11” x 14” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Birds at the Beach.”  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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If you are aware of the King Biscuit Flower Hour series, then this one is a must-add to your collection.  The Band released a glorious archival release on June 24, 2014: “Carter Barron Amphitheater, Washington, D.C., 07-17-1976.”  This amazing concert recording came towards the end of their career, one that spanned nearly two decades, and which would then be reborn at a later date.  The Band roars all of its greatest tunes with the exception of one- the one we love the most- “Stage Fright.”  Fans of the Band give this album rave reviews which is why we encourage everyone to seek this one out and then make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  You will be glad you did.

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

[ii] Mike Finnigan played with Dave Mason for quite a few years.  You can find the albums when we promoted the music of Traffic: we began promoting the music of not only Traffic but also the Spencer Davis Group, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood, Jim Capaldi, and Dave Mason.  The presentation commenced on Monday, 30-November-2015 through Sunday, 20-March-2016.  This offering also included Blind Faith.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[iii] Martin Windrow and his book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press 2006 is among the best sources for knowledge about the historic battle fought by the French forces to crush the communists in French Indochina.  Check it out.

[iv] We are not sure as to when we will offer the music of Mötley Crüe but when we do, it will be a glorious day.

[v] We offered the music of Queen and of each of its band members beginning on Monday, 14-January-2019 through Monday, 01-April-2019.   Please seek out the music of this incredible British rock band.  We love them and know you will, too.

[vi] We promoted the music of this venerable British rock star as part of a series of interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This included the Small Faces, Faces, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Steve Marriott, Humble Pie, and other interconnected parts.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[vii] 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)

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

[ix] See previous.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] This is how communists go about coopting kids.  They feed the school kids, then the elderly, and as they do so, they instill them with Marxist indoctrination.  Besides, any plan coming out of the Biden administration is designed to make the American people dependent upon government at all levels.

[xix] 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)

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

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

[xxii] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

85. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2022

2021 Friday: JOE BIDEN NEWS- Those of us who sat mouths agape yesterday watching Joe Biden stumble through his first press conference in 65 days were even more shocked today when what everyone knew to be true was proven true by photos. The discombobulated Biden was using a binder full of cheat sheets and crib notes and his list of reporters featured their names and photos of their faces and still he f**ked up calling them by the wrong names.

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85. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2022:

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor; U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug; U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie; U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao; U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Aerosmith featuring Steven Tyler, Boston featuring Fran Sheehan, Dire Straits featuring Chris Whitten, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Richard Tandy, Genesis featuring John Mayhew, the Rolling Stones, Smashing Pumpkins featuring James Iha, the Supremes featuring Diana Ross, and Three Dog Night featuring Joe Schermie:

  1. 752 Wednesday: The 92nd Roman Catholic Pope Stephen II assumed his post as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his flock until April 26, 757.
  2. 1147 Wednesday: Jewish community in Cologne fast to commemorate anti-Jewish violence.
  3. 1668 Monday: The English take control of Bombay, India.
  4. 1780 Sunday: The British Gazette and Sunday Monitor underwent publication for the first time.  It was the first Sunday newspaper in Great Britain.
  5. 1790 Friday: The U.S. Congress passes the Naturalization Act, which requires immigrants to be in the United States for two years before being considered for citizenship.
  6. 1799 Tuesday: The army of Napoleon Bonaparte captures the city of Jaffa in Palestine.
  7. 1804 Monday: The U.S. Congress calls for the removal of all Native Americans east of the Mississippi to the Louisiana Territory.  This means the so-called “Five Civilized Tribes”- the Creek, the Cherokee, the Choctaw, the Chickasaw, and the Seminole- were going to be stripped of their property and sent west.
  8. 1812 Thursday: According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a massive earthquake hammered Caracas, Venezuela, on this date, killing at least 26,000 people.
  9. 1827 Monday: Composer Ludwig van Beethoven[i] died in Vienna on this date.
  10. 1830 Friday: The Book of Mormon undergoes publication in Palmyra, New York.
  11. 1859 Saturday: The first reported sighting of the planet Vulcan thought to orbit inside the orbit of Mercury.
  12. 1863 Thursday: Voters in West Virginia approve gradual emancipation of slaves.
  13. 1872 Tuesday: Thomas J. Martin patents the fire extinguisher.
  14. 1885 Thursday: Eastman Film Co. manufactures the first commercial motion picture film and does so in Rochester, N.Y.
  15. 1898 Saturday: South Africa established the first game reserve in the world—the Sabi Game reserve.
  16. 1910 Saturday: The United States forbids immigration into the country if the potential immigrants are criminals, anarchists, paupers and the ill.
  17. 1913 Wednesday: The Bulgarian army captures Adrianople, ending the First Balkan War.
  18. 1917 Monday: In the First World War, the British army beats the Ottoman Turkish army in a battle in Gaza.  Elsewhere, the Seattle Metropolitans of the Pacific Coast League of Canada defeated the Montreal Canadiens by a score of 9-1 and became the first U.S. hockey team to win the Stanley Cup.
  19. 1930 Wednesday: Future first female Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, appointed by President Ronald Reagan, is born in El Paso, Texas, on this date.  She served on the high court from 09-25-1981 to 01-31-2006.
  20. 1931 Thursday: New Delhi replaces Calcutta as the capital of British India.  Meanwhile, Iraq and Trans-Jordan sign a treaty of peace.
  21. 1934 Monday: Britain enacted a Road Traffic Act imposing a 30-mph speed limit in “built-up areas” and which required driving tests for all drivers.
  22. 1937 Friday: William H. Hastie becomes the first black federal judge; the post is in the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Elsewhere, spinach growers in Crystal City, Texas, erected a statue of Popeye.  
  23. 1938 Saturday: Herman Goering warned all Jews to leave Austria.  If they didn’t, the Gestapo would ‘help them.’
  24. 1940 Tuesday: British forces continue arriving in France to support their French allies in the buildup to the German invasion of France in late spring, early summer.  German and Allied forces fire artillery barrages back and forth at one another but other than that, things are relatively quiet.
  25. 1940 Tuesday A: In Baltimore, Maryland, future U.S. Congresswoman and Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, is born on this date.  She would be the 52nd person to hold the gavel and the first female speaker in U.S. history.  A Democrat, she would represent California’s 12th congressional district.  (Speaker January 04, 2007, 55th speaker (110th to 111th Congress) to January 03, 2011, and again January 03, 2019, (116th to 117th Congress) to the present.
  26. 1941 Wednesday: Italian forces in Eritrea in East Africa continue struggling against overwhelming British and Indian forces and their commanding officer, General Luigi Frusci, continues calling for support from the Duke of Aosta- Prince Amedeo- in Addis Abba for whatever supplies and reinforcements can have sent him.  The situation in Eritrea is coming to a head soon as British and Commonwealth troops from India and South Africa continue forcing what remains of a once proud Italian army into a death trap at Kerren.
  27. 1942 Thursday: The Afrika Korps under the Desert Fox, Erwin Rommel, launch a major offensive against the British.  Meanwhile, the Nazis commence sending Jews to Auschwitz in Poland.  Elsewhere, in London, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill quips with America’s entry into the Second World War that the Allies cannot lose unless they themselves blow it.
  28. 1943 Friday: Elsie S. Ott becomes the first woman in the Army Air Force to win a medal.  Elsewhere, in North Africa, the Fifth Panzer Army- part of the Afrika Korps launches a counteroffensive against British forces in Tunisia, begins making some headway and then sputters to an end within a couple of days.  Many tanks are destroyed, armored vehicles that can no longer be replaced, and yet the Germans and few remaining Fascist Italians continue the fight.  A year earlier, it seemed as though victory was in grasp.
  29. 1944 Sunday: 705 RAF bombers attack Berlin, the capital of Nazi Germany.  Elsewhere, as Field Marshal Erich von Manstein returns to his command in the Ukraine to begin the breakout of the First Panzer Army, Marshal Ivan Konev’s Second Ukrainian Front arrived at the Romanian border along the River Prut.   Many of the Romanian troops stationed there to defend their country from the Red Army were losing the will to fight.  Hitler relieved Field Marshals Ewald Von Kleist and Erich Von Manstein after having awarded them the swords to their Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross.  He needed brutal men willing to drive their troops to the end of their ropes and beyond and so had Field Marshal Walter Model and Colonel General Ferdinand Schörner ready to enter the fray and conduct operations as their Fuhrer demanded.[ii]
  30. 1944 Sunday A: Future Motown legend, Diana Ross of the Supremes, is born on this date.
  31. 1945 Monday: Japanese resistance ends on Iwo Jima following a final banzai charge.  The battle claimed the lives of 6,000 Americans and 18,000 Japanese soldiers.  Elsewhere, in the Aleutian Islands campaign, the Battle of Komandorski began when the Japanese attempted to reinforce a garrison at Kiska and found themselves intercepted by a U.S. Naval force.  Meanwhile, the U.S. 7th Army crosses the Rhine River at Worms.
  32. 1946 Tuesday: In the United States, President Harry S. Truman issues Executive Order 9708, the first time a directive such as this one has ever been issued within the country.  The order defines the diseases that will permit the federal government to lockdown parts or all of the country due to pandemics, especially like the Spanish Flu of 1918-1919.
  33. 1948 Friday: Steven Tyler—future vocalist and musician with the American rock band, Aerosmith[iii]—is born in Manhattan, N.Y., on this date.  Meanwhile, in Britain, Richard Tandy—future multi-instrumentalist with the UK rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[iv] 1972-1986—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  34. 1949 Saturday: Future bassist/backup vocalist with the East Coast rock band, Boston[v]—Fran Sheehan—is born on this date in Boston, Massachusetts.
  35. 1951 Monday: The United States Air Force approved its new flag—the flag included the coat of arms, 13 white stars and the Air Force seal on a blue background
  36. 1953 Thursday: Dr. Jonas Salk announces a vaccine for polio.  Elsewhere, future 18th U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao is born in Taipei, Taiwan, on this date.  A RINO Republican, she served under President Donald J. Trump from January 31, 2017, to January 11, 2021.
  37. 1954 Friday: In the Battle for Dien Bien Phu, French forces forged north out of the main base towards Anne-Marie 3 and Huguette 6 in an effort to take out People’s Army antiaircraft batteries making life hell for incoming and outgoing supply and medical evacuations aircraft.  Even though the communists still try to disrupt the actual airstrip itself, the French continue taking the fight to them every day what with a change in leadership responsibilities.  Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais is determined that the French dominate the fight against the communists.[vi] 
  38. 1958 Wednesday: The U.S. Army launches America’s third successful satellite, Explorer 3.
  39. 1959 Thursday: Future drummer with the rock band, Dire Straits[vii]—Chris Whitten—is born on this date in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.
  40. 1962 Monday: The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS), in Baker v. Carr, supported the one-person-one-vote apportionment of seats in state legislatures.
  41. 1964 Thursday: “Funny Girl” opens at Winter Garden Theater in New York City for 1,348 performances.
  42. 1967 Sunday: Pope Paul VI issued an encyclical, “Populorum Progressio,” on “the progressive development of peoples,” in which he expressed concern for those trying to escape hunger, poverty, endemic disease and ignorance.”  
  43. 1968 Tuesday: Future member of the psychedelic ‘new wave’ band, Smashing Pumpkins- James Iha (guitars/vocals)- is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.
  44. 1970 Thursday: In Knoxville, Tennessee, the former 33rd U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug died at age 70.  A Democrat, Secretary Krug served under President Harry S. Truman from March 18, 1946, to December 01, 1949.
  45. 1971 Friday: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declares the new nation of Bangladesh (formerly East Pakistan) independent from Pakistan.  Allahu akbar!
  46. 1972 Sunday: The Los Angeles Lakers broke an NBA record by winning 69 games in an 82-game season: 69-13.
  47. 1973 Monday: For the first time in the history of the London Stock Exchange, the executives permitted women to be on its floor.
  48. 1974 Tuesday: The Romanian communist party names Ceausescu president of Romanian.  Elsewhere, in Caracas, Venezuela, at the 2:00 minute mark in the second round of their 15-round heavyweight title fight, “Big George” Foreman scores a TKO over Ken Norton to retain the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine boxing titles.  Foreman’s record went to 40-0 with the win while Norton’s record went to 30-3.
  49. 1979 Monday: Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat sign peace treaty in Washington D.C.
  50. 1980 Wednesday: Bombay gets its 1st rock concert in 10 years (The Police).
  51. 1981 Thursday: Police and Albanian protesters clash in Kosovo, Yugoslavia.
  52. 1982 Friday: Groundbreaking in Washington, D.C., for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial commences on this date.
  53. 1987 Thursday: In Fayetteville, Arkansas, Randall “Tex” Cobb scores a 1st Round KO of his opponent, Stan Johnson, to put his heavyweight boxing record to 27-7.
  54. 1989 Sunday: Capping the first free elections in the Soviet Union, Boris Yeltsin becomes president.
  55. 1992 Thursday: In Indianapolis, a jury finds heavyweight-boxing champion Mike Tyson guilty of rape and sentenced him to a six-year stint; however, he served only three years.
  56. 1995 Sunday: Seven of the 15 European Union states abolished border controls and look at them now: overrun with militant Islamists. 
  57. 1996 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 58th U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie died.  He served under President Jimmy Carter from May 08, 1980, to January 20, 1981.
  58. 1997 Wednesday: In San Diego, California, at the Heaven’s Gate compound, authorities discover thirty-nine bodies who committed mass ritual suicide believing it would join them with space aliens who would be accompanying the Hale-Bopp comet.
  59. 1998 Thursday: The U.S. federal government endorsed a new HIV test that yields immediate results.  Elsewhere, Unisys Corp. and Lockheed Martin Corp/ pay a $3.15 million fine for selling spare parts at inflated prices to the U.S. federal government.
  60. 1999 Friday: A jury in Michigan finds Dr. Jack Kevorkian guilty of second-degree murder for administering a lethal injection to a terminally ill man who requested him to do so
  61. 2000 Sunday: In Russia, acting President Vladimir Putin won the presidential election outright.  To avoid a run-off election, the future dictator won sufficient number of votes to prevent that from occurring.
  62. 2002 Tuesday: Joe Schermie who played bass with the American rock band, Three Dog Night[viii] 1968-73, dropped dead from a heart attack on this date in Los Angeles, California; he was 56.
  63. 2005 Saturday: In Taipei, Taiwan, the government calls for one million of its citizens to take to the streets in protest of Beijing’s Anti-Secession Law.  Between 200,000-300,000 patriotic citizens answer the call. 
  64. 2007 Monday: The U.S. Postal Service unveiled the design for the “Forever Stamp.”
  65. 2009 Thursday: John Mayhew—third drummer with the British band, Genesis[ix], 1969—died from a heart condition in Glasgow, Scotland, on this date; he was age 61.
  66. 2010 Friday: Iran calls upon Muslims around the world to act in protest in response to Israel’s plans to build in East Jerusalem.
  67. 2011 Saturday: In Boston, Massachusetts, former Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro died at age 75.  She represented the 9th district of New York and in 1984 became the first woman nominated to be vice president on a major ticket: the Walter Mondale-Geraldine Ferraro ticket representing the Democratic Party.  They lost to Reagan-Bush.
  68. 2012 Monday: London-based Tullow Oil discovers oil in Kenya.
  69. 2013 Tuesday: Days after a new U.S.-South Korea military pact, North Korea issues new threats to strike targets in Hawaii, Guam, South Korea, and the U.S. mainland.  Meanwhile, the United Nations is preparing to move half its staff out of Syria as the civil war continues to metastasize and spread throughout the country threatening their facilities and people.
  70. 2014 Wednesday: Astronomers discover a second dwarf planet between the Oort cloud and the Kuiper belt, an area previously considered a no-man’s land; the planet, 2012 VP-113, measures about 280 miles across; the first, Sedna, about 600 miles across, was discovered in 2003.
  71. 2015 Thursday: In protest of U.S. airstrikes authorized by President Obama in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, Shiite militia forces boycott the fight against ISIS believing that the United States will take credit for the work they have done.  Meanwhile, Great Britain reburies the remains of King Richard III (1452-1485) at Leicester Cathedral after discovering them under a carpark in that city back in 2012.
  72. 2016 Saturday: Democratic-Socialist (Marxist) presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders wins the primaries of Washington, Hawaii, and Alaska on this date.  Meanwhile, in another amazing ‘first’ for the Rolling Stones[x]– after being banned for more than 50 years from playing in the socialist ‘paradise’ of Cuba, the Stones arrive on scene and play a massive open-air concert in Havana.  There is a superb concert film of this show which everyone should see.
  73. 2017 Sunday: In the great ‘free democracy of Russia,’ anti-corruption protests around the country lead to the arrest of hundreds along with opposition leader Alexei Navalny.  Meanwhile, the people of Chile take to the streets in protests over the nation’s privatized pension system.   Meanwhile, in Cincinnati, Ohio, at the Cameo Nightclub, a scumbag with a gun shoots one person dead and wounds 16 others before the cops could arrive on scene.  They would be pounding the pavement seeking the multiple shooters.
  74. 2018 Monday: The United States, the Ukraine, and the European Union expel more than 100 Russian diplomats over the use of nerve agents to assassinate former Russian intel agent and his daughter in a public park.  Did it do any good?  NO, Putin is still the same pig he always has been.  Meanwhile, U.S. auto manufacturer Ford and Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, unveil a new car-vending machine in the Chinese city of Guangzhou which rids the process of car-buying of salespeople.  Meanwhile, porn queen Stormy Daniels alleges in an interview on 60 Minutes with her attorney, Michael Avenatti, at her side that she had an affair with Donald J. Trump and that Trump’s ‘people’ (lawyer Michael Cohen) threatened the pitiful thing to be quiet.  This was later disproven, and the actress is paying Trump money she owes him via a lawsuit while Avenatti is going to federal prison.  Finally, a U.S. Army soldier receives the first transplant of a penis and scrotum at John Hopkins University in Maryland.
  75. 2019 Tuesday: For now, charges of facing a FAKE HATE CRIME against Empire actor Jussie Smollett are dropped only to be reinstated months later when the prosecutor is shown to be compromised.   Meanwhile, the first known transplant of a kidney from a live HIV donor and an HIV recipient occurs at a university in Boston, Massachusetts.   Elsewhere, BIG PHARMA giant Purdue Pharma reaches a settlement with the state of Oklahoma in the lawsuit regarding the opioid epidemic and its part in it: they agree to pay a settlement of $270 million. 
  76. 2020 Thursday: As of this publication time, COVID-19 Wuhan Virus statistics acknowledge 491,623 cases globally what with 22,169 deaths.  In the United States, there are 69,210 confirmed cases as well as 1,046 deaths.  Meanwhile, for the week of 03-15 to 03-21-2020, unemployment claims rose to 3.28 million.  As for the COVID-19 Relief Bill, right now, it clocks in at $2.2 trillion.  Still, the Democrats are not happy.
  77. 2021 Friday: JOE BIDEN NEWS– Those of us who sat mouths agape yesterday watching Joe Biden stumble through his first press conference in 65 days were even more shocked today when what everyone knew to be true was proven true by photos.  The discombobulated Biden was using a binder full of cheat sheets and crib notes and his list of reporters featured their names and photos of their faces and still he f**ked up calling them by the wrong names.  Most Americans are appalled enough already knowing that this fuddled old fool STOLE the 2020 Presidential Election but are even more so now that a majority of Americans realize we have a vegetable in the White House.  WTF is happening to our country.  Next, the White House says that Joe Biden is going to beef up gun control measures by scrawling his chicken scratch on more executive orders.  F**k you, Joe, NO one is taking our guns.
  78. 2021 Friday A: “RACIST! NEWS”/WHAT’S RACIST TODAY– Oakland, California Mayor and crackpot political hack Libby Schaaf backs an income supplement program that will help disadvantaged black folks but won’t help equally disadvantaged white folks living in that corrupt East Bay city.  Wow.  Next, a Minnesota-based dinner theater scraps a presentation of “Cinderella” because the cast was ‘too white.’   Meanwhile, black leaders zero in on Democrat holdouts in the U.S. Senate who do not want to toss the filibuster onto the heap.  Thus, they are going to accuse them of being racists 24/7/365 with the Reverend Al Sharpton at the head of the pack of accusers.[xi]  What a bunch of crap.   Elsewhere, the top editor at the Journal of the American Medical Association, aka JAMA- Howard Bauchner- found himself sidelined over a tweet and podcast he made in which he said: “No physician is racist, so how can there be structural racism in health care?”  Not good, Dr. B., black doctors became angry and out you go.  Get with it man!
  79. 2021 Friday B: LIBERAL STUPIDITY– Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon- a George Soros appointee- is not going to try 20-year-old murderous thug Jalen Yoakum as an adult.  This means the POS will be back on the streets in five years.  When is L.A. County going to remove this worthless scumbag?  Meanwhile, the state of Oregon is going to go after concealed carry permits via a new direction by creating a patchwork of gun-free zones all over the place making it difficult for gun owners to carry their lawfully-owned firearms and avoid felonies.  Thugs, of course, will still be packing.  No wonder eastern Oregon wants to break off from the lunatics in the western portion.   Elsewhere, Dems in the Peach State are going berserk over Governor Brian Kemp signing the new voting rights bill.  Massachusetts phony Native American Senator Lizzie “Borden” Warren tweeted that ‘the man sitting in Stacey Abrams chair (good one, Lizzie, good one) is taking the state back to JIM CROW!”[xii]  In fact, a state black lawmaker, Park Cannon, was arrested for banging on the governor’s door after the cops told her to stop knocking.  Stupid skank.[xiii]   Finally, the White House says, ‘Joe Biden’ is worried about the Georgia voting rights law.[xiv]
  80. 2021 Friday C: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE– Congressman Burgess Owens, R-UT 4th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden owes border officials a big apology for creating the massive tsunami surge of illegal aliens flooding across our border.’  Meanwhile, as GOP lawmakers visit the overwhelmed southern border, Senator Mike Lee, R-OR, said that across the Rio Grande River, smugglers, gangbangers, and cartel trash were taunting them.[xv]  Elsewhere, the GOP is demanding that the news media be allowed to film along the southern border so the nation can see what the heck is going on down there with illegal aliens as thick as cockroaches in a Tijuana backstreet whore house rushing across it.  Time to do some pest control, folks.  Finally, it would appear that every sitting GOP U.S. senator is down at the border today blasting the inept Joe Biden administration.
  81. 2021 Friday D: JOE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS– thanks to Joe Biden’s incredibly stupid policies on energy production and usage, the U.S. is back to importing oil, much of which is Russian oil, and our guy has the nerve to call Putin a “Killer.”  WTF?   Meanwhile, former Ohio treasurer and candidate for Senator Rob Portman’s seat when he steps down at the end of his term said that ‘Joe Biden isn’t all there.’  Go figure.  Next, Joe Biden may invite Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping to a virtual climate summit.  Wow.  Amazing, Joe, simply amazing. 
  82. 2021 Friday E: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– USC reaches a settlement of $852 million following it acknowledging that a former campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall- charged with five counts of sexual abuse- abused hundreds of female students while employed at the University of Southern California.  The crimes allegedly occurred between 2011 and 2015.  Wow.  Lock him up.  Meanwhile, Senator Bernie Sanders, DS-VT, and rapper Killer Mike are meeting with folks in Bessemer, Alabama, the site of a big battle to unionize.  Liberal icon Amazon is doing battle with its workers seeking to unionize the plant to seek better wages and even better treatment.  Amazon will probably move the plant to Puerto Rico.  Be careful.
  83. 2021 Friday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– Governor Asa Hutchinson, R-AR, signs a bill ending trannys from participating in girls and women’s sports.  Excellent.  As we have repeatedly said, IF trannys are so determined to compete in sports, it’s far easier to create a third category of sports as well as separate locker rooms.  Let them have at it and we suspect that tranny sports would have far more fans than either girls/women’s or boys/men’s sports.  It’s like roller derby, everyone loves watching the women more so than men so how about creating a third category of competitive sports, you know, for the mentally ill- oh, wait, did we just say that?  Sorry.  Elsewhere, Dominion Voting Systems, the ALLEGEDLY CORRUPT ORGANIZATION THAT STEALS ELECTIONS FOR THE HIGHEST BIDDER- is slapping Fox News Channel with a $1.6 billion lawsuit alleging FNC slandered their fine, fine company.  Sounds like deflection to us or at least so says our attorneys.
  84. 2021 Friday G: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS– Since Kim Jong Un and North Korea have become belligerent again what with Joe Biden talking s**t about them, elements of the 1st Armored Division are deploying to South Korea.  Next, the People’s Republic of China, aka the Chi-Coms, have slapped reciprocal sanctions onto the European Union for having slapped human rights sanctions on them.  Elsewhere, the container ship beached in the Suez Canal threatens to be there for several months blocking passage through the incredibly important waterway.  This, of course, will lead to higher energy prices as well as drive up the cost of goods around the world.  Glenn Beck raised the specter as to whether someone hacked into the controls of the ship and caused it to run aground.  We thought this was possible after two U.S. Navy ships collided with commercial freighters back in 2017.  Two guided-missile destroyers, the USS Fitzgerald and the USS John S. McCain ran into other ships back in June and August of that year for which there was no real explanation.  Could it be the Chi-Coms, the Russians, or some other nefarious unseen actor is able to cause such mishaps?  Sure, seems possible to us…
  85. 2021 Friday H: MEDICAL NEWS– Former Centers for Disease Control- the CDC- Director Robert Redfield says that the ‘COVID-19 bat flu virus did indeed escape from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.’  The question is, was it a purposeful release?  Meanwhile, Dr. Scott Atlas said to Glenn Beck today that ‘science and expertise have become compromised, politicized, and that the demand for social distancing of six-feet or more (or less) is based on pseudo-science.’  God bless you.  Next, the U.S. pulls over 95-percent of its stockpiled PPE gowns over safety issues.  Must be the crap manufactured in communist China.  Moving on, the cities of Boston, Newark, and Norfolk will become mega-vaccination sites on the East Coast.  Elsewhere, Bill Gates says ‘life will probably be back to normal by 2022.’  Bill- STFU.  Finally, the European Union is peeved with its vaccine suppliers as the demand far outpaces the production.  Are you dummies using the Russian Sputnik vaccine?  Serves you right, dimwits.
  86. 2021 Friday I: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– President Donald J. Trump said today that during the Antifa/Black Lives Matter FALSE FLAG OPERATION launched against Capitol Hill on January 06, 2021, lawmakers were in ‘ZERO DANGER.’  We concur, it was set up from the start.   Speaking of President Trump, he will also remain neutral in the Alabama race for the U.S. Senate seat, and, according to Jason Miller, President Trump may visit the southern border soon.  Next, Congressman Byron Donalds, R-FL 19th congressional district, says that ‘Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi thinks she can remove anyone from office.’  Elsewhere, New York’s junior Senator Kirsten “Whitey” Gillibrand defends her call for Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo to resign as being her personal opinion.  (The Lov Gov must have called her up and threatened her).  Meanwhile, Speaker “Mumbles” Pelosi has authorized several House committees to conduct intensive investigations into rooting out the scurrilous scumbags behind the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, riots the Democrats set in motion.  She is angry NO Republicans will join her in yet another witch hunt.
  87. 2021 Friday J: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS IV– U.S. Cybercommand says that recent hacks by foreign actors are a ‘clarion call’ to arms.  You go.  Meanwhile, Parler says it informed the FBI of numerous threats made on its site prior to the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Next, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, is calling for an end to the lockdown on the cruise ship industry.  Cruise ships must get back to work.  NOW.  Next, “Lonesome Dove” (and other books) author Larry McMurtry is dead at the age of 84.  God bless you, Larry!  Moving on, the Michigan GOP plans to bypass a weakened Governor Gretchen “Bride of Frankenstein” Whitmer, Democratic-Socialist, and fix the voting laws in their state.  Finally, Congressman James Comer, R-KY 1st congressional district, says ‘Congress holding BIG TECH accountable is going to be a challenge.’
  88. 2021 Friday K: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 124,683,860 confirmed cases, +579,564, 2,742,357  confirmed deaths, +9,863, and 70,731,503 confirmed recoveries, +338,716 (SAME AS YESTERDAY’S NUMBERS!).  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,223,587 confirmed cases, up 61,840 from yesterday’s reporting, 550,726 confirmed deaths, UP 1,315, (SAME AS YESTERDAY’S NUMBERS!) and 117,827,913 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. 
  89. 2021 Friday L: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 222,259 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  90. : COVID-19 STATISTICS in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,648,021 confirmed cases (same as yesterday’s count), 57,909 confirmed deaths (same as yesterday’s), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,950 confirmed cases, 454 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 359,290 confirmed cases, 5,249 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the third highest state after California- Florida: currently, they have 2,016,505 confirmed cases, 32,819 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 829,689 confirmed cases, 6,122 confirmed deaths, and 808,869 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Hungary, former Axis ally: 586,123 cases of the virus, 18,703 confirmed deaths and 378,176 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]  
  91. 2021 Friday N: STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,072.88, UP 453.40 points (+1.39%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,138.73, UP 161.04 points (+1.24%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,974.54, UP 65.02 points (+1.66%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $60.72 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,731.60 per troy oz., -0.70 (-0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $25.11 per troy ounce, 0.00 (-0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,191.10 per troy oz, +13.20 (+1.12%) while the price of COPPER is $4.08 per pound, +0.01 (+0.28%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,677.50 per troy oz, +52.00 (+1.98%).[xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,200.00 per troy oz., -900.00 (-3.09%).[xix]    Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.58.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.   In Belize dollars, one greenback equals 2.00.[xx]  
  92. 2021 Friday O: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.889 per gallon, $3.635 in Hawaii, and $3.323 in Washington state.[xxi]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,097,328,683,045 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxii]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  93. 2021 Friday P: NASA/SCIENCE NEWS– NASA reports that the humongous asteroid named Apophis originally thought to maybe impact the Earth sometime in 2068 now won’t come near enough to the Earth to wreak havoc on the planet for at least another century.  This bad boy from the cosmos is the size of the Empire State Building and is slated to pass within 20,000 miles of the Earth on Friday, April 13, 2029.  Astronomers point out that the moon is 238,000 miles away from our planet so this substantial chunk of rock is going to pass by us at an extremely close distance which astronomers are all excited about as it will provide them ample opportunity to get some good photos of it.  Let’s hope another chunk of space debris doesn’t slam into it, deflect it, and send it crashing down on our planet (unless it decides to hit communist China, Russia, or Iran first before creating a massive extinction event the likes of which ended the reign of the dinosaurs).   Italian astronomer Claudio Maccone says the best protection against space-based threats such as asteroids is space-based missiles with which to blow them up when they are a good distance from the planet rather than immediately threatening it.
  94. 2021 Friday Q: LATE NEWS I– Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary died at the age of 104 today.  Meanwhile, rabid, foaming at the mouth liberals are suing Georgia’s elections officials over the new voting laws someone in the White House calls the ‘new Jim Crow of the 21st century.’  Yikes.  That hurts.  Elsewhere, the FREE nation of Taiwan, aka the Republic of China or Nationalist China, reported today that 20 Chi-Com warplanes penetrated its airspace today which led to rapid scrambling of attack planes and targeted missiles which drove the communist invaders back out to sea.  Light ‘em up, Taiwan, light those SOBs up!   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, them and the Russians are drawing closer together in an effort to intimidate the United States.  What else is new?   Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger warns that the constant ‘U.S.-China contest risks catastrophic conflict.’ 
  95. 2021 Friday R: LOTTERY NEWS– Stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1645 with a jackpot of $137 million on the line.  Get your tickets purchased by 7:45 P.M. tonight.  Here are the results: 04, 25, 37, 46, 67, and Mega 15.  Out of 69,400 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $18,502.
  96. 2022 Saturday: Thank God, it’s Saturday.  We hope things remain peaceful…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0781 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Palo Verde Falls.”  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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Robbie Robertson’s next solo album came out on March 10, 1998, and is somewhat unique among his growing discography of music.  The famed guitarist of the Band jumped into a celebrated effort in which, he tried to bring the music of the First Peoples of Canada, aka aboriginals, to a wider audience, sort of what Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones did when he presented his ground-breaking effort, “Pipes of Pan at Joujouka,” an album that came out in 1971.  In that effort, Jones presented the whirling music of North African flute players and drummers whereas here, Robertson brings together large numbers of musicians to play his visionary intermingling of native rhythms with modern musical forms.  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 look forward to doing our favorite classical composers one day.  Hopefully within the next 30 years.

[ii] See “The Soviet Juggernaut” by Earl F. Ziemke and the Editors of Time-Life Books (1980).

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

[iv] We look forward to doing the Clash but expect to do Supertramp first, then Pink Floyd, then Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, then Yes, and then perhaps the Clash.  They are among the amazing British rock bands of the 1970s and deserve to be acknowledged as such.

[v] 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.

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

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

[viii] Not sure when we will get around to doing the music of Three Dog Night but if we ever return to promoting the music of famed rock bands from the 1960s and the 1970s, we sure as heck will include this stellar band, one that is still performing to this day.  We saw them in 2019 and all we can say is “Wow.”

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

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

[xi] The Reverend Al never misses out on an opportunity to label people RACISTS.

[xii] She should KNOW about Jim Crow.  Democrats were- and still are, for that matter- the party of Jim Crow as well as the party of separate but equal, the KKK, slavery, race hatred, segregation, red-lining, white flight, burning crosses, police dogs, fire hoses, beatings, plantation prisons, and the Civil War.  Dems love braying about “JIM CROW, JIM CROW” as it is the new watchword of the day, everything anyone opposing them does is taking us back to “Jim Crow.”  Lizzie- STFU you lying, phony, hypocritical, crazy f**king bitch!  Enough is enough!

[xiii] This moronic little chub probably thinks, “Boy, I sure showed them!”  We’re sure she believes Governor Kemp is also a racist bigot.  Enough already.

[xiv] Why?  Can’t Joe just undo everything with yet another executive order and can’t the Democrats coerce RINO Governor Brian Kemp into signing another consent decree in 2022 that will permit overweight Stacey Abrams to steal the elections as she did in 2020?  What the hell is the big deal?

[xv] This is why we suggest seeding the Rio Grande with alligator pups from Florida, Mississippi, and Alabama as well as laying in minefields, antipersonnel, antivehicle, and antiboat impediments, putting down spikes on our side of the river IN the river at the border line, putting in military emplacements, troops, razor wire augmenting the wall, and completing the wall.  Hell, put in foo gas pits and whatever else we need to stop the invasion.  BUILD THE WALL AND DEPORT THEM ALL!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

57. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2022

2021 Friday K: Dr. Sebastian Gorka reports that Amazon’s streaming service has removed today- during Black History Month, no less- the Clarence Thomas Story. One of our most distinguished U.S. Supreme Court justices, the story details how Justice Thomas came from extremely humble beginnings to rise to the pinnacle of U.S. jurisprudence. How Amazon can be such as scumbag organization is beyond us, but we will guarantee they will not get another dime from anyone here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM. F— ‘em!

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57. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2022:

Purim (Jewish Holiday)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Harmon Lurton; U.S. Attorney General Thomas Watt Gregory; U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta; U.S. Senator Tim Kaine; Levi Strauss; Heavyweight Boxer Chuck Wepner; Buddy Miles, Canned Heat featuring Bob “the Bear” Hite, the Electric Prunes featuring Mark Tulin, Fats Domino, Johnny Cash, Journey featuring Jonathan Cain, Poco featuring Paul Cotton, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson, and Procol Harum featuring Geoff Dunn:

  1. 964 Sunday: The reign of antipope- 130.1st Leo VIII- ended on this date.  He first became antipope on December 06, 963, and was installed in opposition to Pope John XII.  John XII returned to his throne on this date and would serve until May 14, 964.  (Prior to being challenged, John XII served from December 16, 955, until December 06, 963.
  2. 1616 Friday: Roman Inquisition official, Cardinal Robert Bellarmine, told astronomer Galileo Galilei to ‘abandon the heretical concept of heliocentrism,’ which held that the Earth revolved around the Sun instead of the other way around.
  3. 1618 Monday: The 15th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mustafa I- the Caliph of ALL Sunni Islam- ended his reign on this date.  He first became caliph on November 22, 1617.  His successor, Osman II, assumed his post on this date.  He would guide all Sunni Islam from today until May 19, 1622.
  4. 1732 Tuesday: In a Catholic church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the first Catholic Mass is celebrated in the American Colonies.
  5. 1815 Sunday: Napoleon Bonaparte, the emperor of the French, managed to escape from his place of exile, Elba Island with 1,200 adherents to begin a 100-day reconquest of France.
  6. 1829 Thursday: Levi Strauss, whose company would manufacture the first blue jeans, was born in Buttenheim, Bavaria, Germany, on this date.
  7. 1844 Monday: In Newport, Ky., future 61st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Harmon Lurton is born.  President William Howard Taft, a Republican, nominated the Democrat to fill the seat of another Democratic Associate Justice Rufus Peckham.  Lurton served from 12-20-1909 to 07-12-1914.
  8. 1848 Saturday: Karl Marx and Josef Engels publish the “Communist Manifesto.”  Elsewhere, France claims the ‘Second Republic.’
  9. 1863 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln signed the National Currency Act, an act designed to punish counterfeiters during the Civil War.
  10. 1869 Friday: The Congress sends the 15th Amendment, which guarantees the right to vote, to the states for ratification. 
  11. 1870 Saturday: An experimental air-driven subway, the Beach Pneumatic Transit, opened in New York City for public demonstrations.
  12. 1885 Thursday: The Congress of Berlin gives the Congo to Belgium and Nigeria to Great Britain.
  13. 1904 Friday: The United States and Panama proclaimed a treaty under which the U.S. agreed to build a ship canal across the Panamanian isthmus.
  14. 1907 Tuesday: In the U.S. Congress raises its own salaries to $7,500.00 per year.
  15. 1913 Wednesday: “Brillo,” described as an “aluminum cleanser,” was registered for trademark by Philip J. Brady of New York; however, the trademark was not issued until September 1913.
  16. 1916 Saturday: Mutual signed Charlie Chaplin to a film contract on this date.
  17. 1917 Monday: Czar Nicholas II orders the Russian army to quell civil unrest in the city of Petrograd; however, the troops mutiny and join in the uprising.   Meanwhile, President Woodrow Wilson signed a congressional act establishing Mount McKinley National Park (now Denali National Park) in the Alaska Territory.
  18. 1919 Wednesday: President Woodrow Wilson, a Democrat, signed a measure establishing Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.
  19. 1923 Monday: In Italy, the Nationalists (blue-shirts) and the Fascists (black shirts) merge into one entity.
  20. 1924 Tuesday: In Munich, the trial against Adolf Hitler commences over the failed Beer Hall Putsch.
  21. 1928 Sunday: Fats Domino[i]—famed rock-and-roll pianist and vocalist—is born on this date in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  22. 1929 Tuesday: President Calvin Coolidge signed a measure establishing Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.
  23. 1930 Wednesday: New York City installed traffic lights on this date.
  24. 1932 Friday: In Kingsland, Arkansas, future country singer Johnny Cash, aka the Man in Black, is born.
  25. 1933 Sunday: A groundbreaking ceremony took place at Crissy Field for the Golden Gate Bridge.  Elsewhere, in New York City, the 49th former U.S. Attorney General Thomas Watt Gregory died at age 71.  A Democrat, he served under Woodrow Wilson from 08-29-1914 to 03-04-1919.
  26. 1935 Tuesday: Under Reichsmarshall Hermann Goering, the German Luftwaffe commences formation.
  27. 1936 Wednesday: A military coup takes place in Japan while in Germany; Hitler introduces Ferdinand Porsche’s “Volkswagen” or “People’s Car.”
  28. 1939 Sunday: In New York City, N.Y., future heavyweight boxing contender, Chuck Wepner, aka the “Bayonne Bleeder,” is born.  Over the course of his pro career, he would compile a record of 51 fights, 35 wins (17 KOs), 14 losses, and 2 draws.
  29. 1943 Friday: Bob “the Bear” Hite, lead singer of Canned Heat[ii] was born on this date in Torrance, California.  What’s more, future guitarist Paul Cotton who would play with the country-rock band, Poco, from 1970-1987 in Ft. Rucker, Alabama.
  30. : As things go from bad to worse for Axis ally Finland- Red Air Force bombers are attacking the capitol city of Helsinki- the Finns begin putting out feelers seeking peace.  Meanwhile, the major U.S. bombing campaign of the Third Reich- the so-called ‘Big Week’ in which U.S. bombers supported by P-51 Mustang fighters were able to deliver big payloads with far fewer losses.  The ability of the Mustangs to fly long distances- escorting the bombers to and from their targets- cut losses by astronomical numbers.
  31. 1945 Monday: In the U.S., a nationwide midnight curfew went into effect.  Elsewhere, Syria declares war on Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.  Meanwhile, in the fight to retake the Philippines, U.S. and Filipino forces finally wrest Corregidor.
  32. 1946 Tuesday: In the city of Columbia, Tennessee, a race riot kills 2 people and leaves 10 others hurt.
  33. 1950 Sunday: In Chicago, Illinois, future keyboardist, guitarist, and vocalist with the Bay Area rock band, Journey- Jonathan Cain- is born. 
  34. 1951 Monday: The 22nd Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which limits presidents to TWO terms in office, is ratified by the states.  
  35. 1952 Tuesday: Prime Minister Winston Churchill announced that Britain had developed its own atomic bomb.
  36. 1957 Tuesday: The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences established the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award on this date.
  37. 1958 Wednesday: In St. Paul, Minnesota, future Democratic Senator Tim Kaine is born.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2013, representing the state of Virginia.  He would also be his party’s vice-presidential nominee in 2016 running with Hillary Rodham Clinton.
  38. 1961 Sunday: Geoff Dunn, the current drummer with the British rock band, Procol Harum[iii], was born on this date in Clapham, London.
  39. 1962 Monday: After becoming the first American to orbit the Earth, astronaut John Glenn told a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress, “Exploration and the pursuit of knowledge have always paid dividends in the long run.”  Meanwhile in the NBA, the Philadelphia Warriors’ Wilt Chamberlain scores 67 points in a game against the New York Knicks.  Finally, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) disallows race separation on public transportation.
  40. 1979 Monday: At the Felt Forum in New York City, N.Y., the “Great White Hope” Gerry Cooney scores a KO over his opponent at the 1:51 minute mark of Round 1 in a 10-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 17-0.
  41. 1983 Saturday: Michael Jackson’s[iv] “Thriller” album goes #1 and remains #1 for 37 weeks.
  42. 1984 Sunday: The last U.S. Marines deployed to Beirut as part of an international peacekeeping force withdrew from the Lebanese capital.  Meanwhile, race pimp, Jesse Jackson, acknowledges that he called New York City, “Hymie Town.”
  43. 1986 Wednesday: As longtime Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos went into exile; Corazon Aquino took the oath of office as the next president of the nation.
  44. 1987 Thursday: In an NBA game, the Chicago Bulls’ Michael Jordan, scores 58 points against an opponent, a team record.  Meanwhile, the Tower Commission rebuked President Ronald Reagan for failure to control his national security staff in the wake of the Iran-Contra Affair, a scandal the Democrats engineered to tar-and-feather the most successful president of the modern era.
  45. 1990 Monday: The USSR agrees to withdraw all 73,500 troops out of Czechoslovakia by the First of July 1991.
  46. 1991 Tuesday:  Iraqi thug-dictator Saddam Hussein announced that he was withdrawing his troops from neighboring Kuwait on Baghdad Radio.
  47. 1993 Friday: A truck bomb built by Jihadists exploded in the parking garage of the World Trade Center, killing six people, and injuring more than 1,000 others.  Currently, the men responsible for this heinous act languish in federal prison including the so-called “Blind Sheik.” 
  48. 1995 Sunday: Barings PLC collapsed after a securities dealer lost more than $1.4 billion by gambling on Tokyo stock prices.  The company was Britain’s oldest investment banking firm.  
  49. 1998 Thursday: A Texas jury rejected an $11 million lawsuit by Texas cattlemen who blamed Oprah Winfrey for a price drop after on-air comment about mad-cow disease.  Elsewhere, in Oregon, a health panel ruled that taxpayers must help to pay for doctor-assisted suicides.  Talk about dirtying the collective souls of the taxpayers by forcing them—against their will—to help fund doctors who will put the terminally ill out of their misery.
  50. 2001 Monday: A United Nations tribunal convicted Bosnian Croat political leader Dario Kordic and military commander Mario Cerkez of war crimes.  They had ordered the systematic murder and persecution of Muslim civilians during the Bosnian war.
  51. 2005 Saturday: In Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak asks parliament to change Article 76 of the nation’s constitution which would permit multi-candidate presidential elections.
  52. 2008 Tuesday: Famed rock-and-roll drummer, Buddy Miles[v], lost his battle with congestive heart failure on this date.  The famed drummer died in Austin, Texas, at age 60.
  53. 2010 Friday: In Kabul, Afghanistan, suicide bombers carry out numerous attacks, killing 17 people.
  54. 2011 Saturday: In Avalon, California, the long-time bassist with the psychedelic rock band, the Electric Prunes[vi]– Mark Tulin- died at age 62.
  55. 2012 Sunday: During an altercation with neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida, Trayvon Martin, 17, lost his life in a struggle with Zimmerman who shot him.  
  56. 2013 Tuesday: Representatives from the U.S., China, Great Britain, France, Germany, and Russia discuss Iran’s nuclear program with Iranian officials.  Meanwhile, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta steps down from office.  A Democrat, he served under President Barack Obama from July 01, 2011, until today. 
  57. 2014 Wednesday: NASA announces that its Kepler space telescope has discovered 715 planets in other solar systems, bringing the instrument’s new-planet tally to 961.  Astronomers believe that four of the latest discoveries have an orbit favorable to habitation, but the distance of these planets makes exploration impossible with current technology.
  58. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission approves net neutrality rules, which guarantee equal Internet access to all users; broadband companies had been seeking the ability to sell faster access to certain customers while slowing access for others.
  59. 2016 Friday: Voters go to the polls in Iran with moderates and reformers (yeah, right) getting the bulk of the votes.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announce, ‘pregnant women should not journey to Brazil for the Summer Olympics in Brazil due to the ongoing Zika virus outbreak.’
  60. 2017 Sunday: At the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, following a mix-up by the people doing the award, “Moonlight,” the film about gay black men on the down-low wins “Best Picture.”  Damien Chazelle wins ‘Best Director,” Casey Affleck wins “Best Actor” and Emma Stone wins “Best Actress.”  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump’s nominee for secretary of the U.S. Navy- Phillip Bilden- withdraws his name from consideration noting that his business interests and his government post would cause conflicts of interest.
  61. 2018 Monday: A 7.5-magnitude earthquake in Papua-New Guinea claims the lives of at least 100 locals and injures hundreds more.  Meanwhile, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto cancels an upcoming trip to the United States to meet with President Donald J. Trump after the two had a heated phone call.  Most likely, it was over halting the illegal alien invasion of the United States and who was going to help pay for the wall along the southern border.
  62. 2019 Tuesday: The U.S. Health Department receives claims of more than 4,500 child abuse allegations by illegal alien kids as they travel to the United States while the U.S. Justice Department receives another 1,300.  Kids, the best way to avoid getting raped on the way to the United States by illegal alien coyotes is to stay the f**k home!  Meanwhile, the city of Venice, Italy, introduces a tax on visitors per day.  Elsewhere, Kim Jong Un visits the North Korean embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam, while Air Force One lands in the country with President Donald J. Trump aboard.
  63. 2020 Wednesday: Although it won’t mollify the Democrats, President Trump and members of his administration held a news conference in which, they laid out what the government is doing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus which now is on every continent with the exception of Antarctica.  Although not killing people outside of China, there have been some deaths here and there.  It would make sense that liberal states around the nation would aid ICE in rounding up illegal aliens, housing the homeless, rehabilitating the drug-addicted, and cleaning up the streets.  What is clear is that it behooves everyone to set their politics aside and to get together to stop the spread of this potentially deadly disease given to the world by the communist S-Hole country of China.  Meanwhile, a mass shooting takes place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at a Molson Coors brewery operation.  We believe five people are dead.
  64. 2020 Wednesday A: Italy says its cases are close to 450 what with another death, thanks to the rampaging COVID-19 pandemic engulfing the world.  Austria is beginning to shut some schools in its country while in the United States, the Chi-Com Flu is traveling down the West Coast of the United States.  Elsewhere, Brazil, Greece, Romania, Georgia, and other nations begin reporting their first cases while Spain announces its first non-tourist-related case thanks to the Panda Pandemic that ‘somehow’ escaped the Wuhan Institute of Virology.   Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives passes the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act by a vote of 410-4.  This is a celebration of WOKENESS when the bill should have been passed more than half-a-century ago.  In case the Dems are unaware of this little tidbit, NO one has been lynched in the country in five-plus decades.  Excellent work, imbeciles[vii].
  65. 2021 Friday: Day 38 of the Biden Regime- House Democrats are demanding to know the legal rationales behind the U.S. military launching airstrikes on Iranian-backed Shiite militia groups (can we be honest here- Quds Force killers)- the night before.  U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said, ‘it had to be done to pay them back for their rocket attacks against our forces.’  What more do you need, Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi?   Regarding the strike on the Iranian scum, Axios reports that the Biden administration informed Israel ahead of the airstrikes.  Meanwhile, in other important House of Representatives news, the Dems are strengthening protections for the LGBTQIA+ community (as though they didn’t already have enough).  Ah, well, first things first.   Moreover, Speaker Pelosi proclaims the demand for the minimum wage going to $15 per hour is NOT going to be yanked from the $1.9 trillion Chi-Com Virus relief bill, even though the House parliamentarian says it cannot remain a part of the bill if being passed as a budgetary bill.
  66. 2021 Friday A: In a stunning turn of events, “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says that ‘if Donald Trump is the GOP nominee in 2024, he’ll be right there beside him.’  Wow.   What a guy, wishy-washy like other squishy Republicans.   In other news, CPAC is underway today with a number of solid speakers such as Senators Ted Cruz and Rick Scott as well as Charlie Kirk of Turning Point USA and Congressman Matt Gaetz.  Conspicuous in their absence are “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Nikki Haley, Liz Cheney, Mitt Romney, and Mike Pence.  Hmmm.  We are surprised at the former vice president’s absence whereas the other ones, they most likely would receive massive loads of boos and other negative speech. 
  67. 2021 Friday B:  Speaking of CPAC, it’s interesting to note that Ronald Reagan set the Conservative Political Action Committee in motion back in 1974 so that conservatives would have a voice.  RINOs were a problem back then, too.  Regarding RINOs, Liz Cheney’s poll numbers continue to plummet especially after her comments earlier in the week still lambasting President Donald J. Trump for what happened on January 6, 2021, the day the Antifa- and- Black Lives Matter mob infiltrated Trump supporters and stormed the capitol in one of the largest FALSE FLAG operations in U.S. history.  In other important news, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, has put forth a bill that will prohibit court packing.[viii] 
  68. 2021 Friday C: Far-left activists are gathering outside the Capitol demanding the mentally frail House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and her fellow Democratic-Socialists to include a Basic Minimum Income in the bill so they can all sit at home, smoking dope and drinking booze, fornicating with one another, and bringing another generation of bastards into the world, bastards for whom will be uncared.  Speaking of Democrats, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, has labeled the Dems as ‘hypocrites’ on the border what with their dumping of illegal alien brats into cages and holding pens once again.  It only matters when a Republican is in the White House when a Democrat is, there is no adverse or hostile news coverage, no pictures of a snot-nosed, tears-flowing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, wailing over her peeps being locked in cages.  Speaking of illegal alien brats, the Border Patrol is expecting a tidal wave of young people reaching the southern border in the next couple of weeks.  We say, “Lay in minefields.”
  69. 2021 Friday D: The Biden administration is going to launch a major push to get Americans onboard for getting their Chi-Vi shots.  Why, we’re not exactly clear, seeing as how the ‘Biden administration’ is sending millions of doses intended for Americans overseas to the Third World via the U.N.-sponsored COVAX program.  Most believe the Biden administration is doing this in some misguided way of getting back at ‘whitey.’   Elsewhere, two U.S. warships in the Middle East find themselves beset by a rising number of Xi Jinping Bat Flu cases.   In other Wuhan Virus Crisis news, the U.S. is set to buy at least 100,000 doses of Eli Lilly’s COVID-19 antibody treatment.   In other medical research-related news, a scientist says there is fear of declining fertility rates due to lower sperm counts in men.  All one need do is to ask WHAT is in our foods and what the hell is taking place in the skies above us every day as chem trails crisscross the skies like massive spiders’ webs. 
  70. 2021 Friday E: President Donald J. Trump is preparing to launch a massive Super PAC.  He has tapped Corey Lewandowski to run it for him.  Speaking of Mr. Trump, he is supporting Kansas Senator Jerry Moran’s run for another term in the Senate representing that state.   At CPAC, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says, “Trump ain’t going nowhere anytime soon.”  At the same forum, Senator Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, says, “Conservatives will always defend the United States.”   Donald Trump Jr. pointed out that in less than 40 days, the U.S. is bombing targets in the Middle East once again. 
  71. 2021 Friday F: In foreign news, we learn via leaked emails that the UNITED NATIONS has for years handed over information related to human rights activists to communist China, to the Ministry of State Security, no matter the price to their personal safety.  Folks, this is all the more reason to boot the United Nations out of the United States and let them relocate to the European Union, to Russia, to India, or to communist f**king China.  Speaking of the MSS, TikTok agrees to pay $92 billion to settle lawsuits lodged against the Chi-Com intelligence-gathering social media app over its accumulation of its users data and then handing it over to Beijing.  Trump was correct to go after these communist scumbags and the bogus ‘social media app’ used by millions of low IQ youngsters to post nude photos of themselves. 
  72. 2021 Friday G: A report reveals that Boeing was going to strengthen the covers surrounding the housing of their Pratt and Whitney 4000 engines on their 777 airliners prior to the recent problems several of their planes had such as last week’s mishap over Denver, Colorado, where parts of an engine cover came apart and drifted down atop Denver’s citizens.   In other business news, COSTCO is getting aboard with increasing its starting wages to $16 per hour.   Another report suggests ‘personal incomes were up by 10-percent thanks to government stimulus checks.’   Finally, Mike Lindell of My Pillow asks Dominion Voting Systems who are suing him for more than a billion dollars over Lindell pointing out just how corrupt their voting machines coupled with Smartmatic software were in the 2020 Elections.  Lindell asks Dominion, “WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO HIDE?”  We look forward to this case going to court because then, ALL the evidence of the crookedness of last year’s November elections will hit the presses like bat guano hitting the proverbial fan.  S**t will be splattered everywhere, and it won’t be Mr. Lindell the one in trouble but Dominion  and Smartmatic.  Bring it on, you SOBS.  
  73. 2021 Friday H: Here are the numbers for the COVID-19 global pandemic, the planet first: 113,161,963 confirmed cases, +445,096, 2,510,955, confirmed deaths, +10,185, and 63,860,665 confirmed recoveries, +262,680.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 28,693,938 confirmed cases, up 85,007 from yesterday’s reporting, 513,517 confirmed deaths, UP 3,630, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries same as it’s been since ‘Pro-China Joe’ moved into the White House.  NOTE- in the White House 38 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 185,003 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Fellow Americans, JOE BIDEN LIED AND PEOPLE HAVE DIED.
  74. 2021 Friday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,555,916 confirmed cases, 51,435 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,000 confirmed cases, 435 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 341,011 confirmed cases, 5,015 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the United States: Maryland- currently, they have 380,618 confirmed cases, 7,838 confirmed deaths, and 9,643 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 767,760 confirmed cases, 5,687 confirmed deaths, and 722,534 confirmed recoveries.     
  75. 2021 Friday J: For a laugh, let’s look at the Chi-Coms’ numbers- they say they have 89,877 cases, +4,636 confirmed deaths (same as three weeks ago), and 84,997 confirmed recoveries.  This, of course, is ALL BULLS**T.  Meanwhile, the noose around the neck of Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo continues growing as more and more evidence comes to light of his deliberately sending people infected with the Xi Jinping Fever into rest homes where the alleged hope was to KILL OFF everyone who requires inordinate amounts of resources to maintain.  Get ‘em all sick and BOOM!  You have saved yourselves a vast pool of money, to be used elsewhere, rather like giving money to Black Lives Matter and Antifa.  Add to Cuomo’s woes what with women coming out accusing him of being a sexist pig and we expect he won’t last exceptionally long, especially when CNN won’t even cover his televised rants anymore.  It could not happen to a better person.  
  76. 2021 Friday K:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,932.37, DOWN 469.64 points (-1.50%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,192.34, UP 72.96 points (+0.56%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,811.15, DOWN 18.19 points (-0.47%).  Although stocks are jumping up and down, we still anticipate the collapse of the U.S. economy so long as (1) businesses don’t reopen in BLUE states; (2) Joe Biden allows the Third World to flood into the United States; (3) economic pocket-poolers are running the show in the ‘Biden administration;’ (4) fossil fuel production continues to collapse thanks to Green New Deal policies being implemented by the frigging Democratic-Socialists, and (5) NO one in the administration has EVER RUN a successful business in their lives.   Here and there, signs arise that show the economy might like to revive; however, as long as none of those issues mentioned above are addressed, there is ONLY one direction for the U.S. economy and that is straight DOWN.   Get your wealth while you can get it and then get the hell out.  Period.  Like GameStop.
  77. 2021 Friday J: The price of GOLD is $1,733.10 per troy oz., +4.20 (+0.24%) while the price of SILVER is $26.66 per troy ounce, +0.26 (+0.98%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,192.80 per troy oz, +7.50 (+0.63%) while the price of COPPER is $4.10 per pound, 0.00 (+0.09%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,321.00 per troy oz, -87.00 (-3.61%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.66 per barrel, +0.16 (+0.26%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros while one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chi-Com yuan.  One-dollar U.S. = 0.000022 Bitcoin.  Next, one U.S. greenback = 74.16 Russian rubles.  In contrast, one Washington dollar equals 3.75 Saudi Riyal.  Stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1637 with a $30 million pot up for grabs.   Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions: 11, 15, 37, 62, 64, and Mega 05.   Out of 54,026 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers PLUS the Mega for a prize of $3,308 apiece.
  78. 2021 Friday K: Dr. Sebastian Gorka reports that Amazon’s streaming service has removed today- during Black History Month, no less- the Clarence Thomas Story.  One of our most distinguished U.S. Supreme Court justices, the story details how Justice Thomas came from extremely humble beginnings to rise to the pinnacle of U.S. jurisprudence.  How Amazon can be such as scumbag organization is beyond us, but we will guarantee they will not get another dime from anyone here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM.  F— ‘em!
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The next album Fairport Convention released was the group’s next archival live album, “Worcester and Tokyo 1974,” on January 12, 2021.  Recorded in one, possibly two locations, this was a celebrated effort as it featured Sandy Denny back in the fold.   Besides Ms. Denny on vocals and piano, the band features (1) Dave Swarbrick (vocals, fiddles, mandolins, guitars, and violas) (2) Trevor Lucas (acoustic guitars and vocals) (3) Jerry Donahue (lead guitar and backing vocals) (4) Dave Pegg (vocals, basses, guitars) and (5) Dave Mattacks (drums, percussion, and piano).  Each song is unique, the overall sound ostentatious, and all we can say is that we wholly recommend this album to fans of both the blog and of the band.  We hope you will seek this one out wherever you shop for the absolute best in music and then add it to your growing collection- you will be glad you did- we guarantee it.

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[i] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Fats Domino but you can be sure we will as this guy remains one of the great rockers of all time.  Please stay tuned for further information.

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

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

[vi] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of the Electric Prunes but you had better bet your bippy that one day we most assuredly will.

[vii] Of course, the way the Democrats are ginning up race hated against white people, we could see lynchings break out again.  What will the Democrats do about that?  Answer: NOTHING.  Hence why gun sales are skyrocketing around the country.

[viii] WHY do the Dems want to pack the court?  They have John Roberts as chief justice, there is no need to pack the court.

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54. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2022

Following the family of slain Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick questioning the cause of his death on January 6, 2021- the day of the INFAMOUS Antifa- and- Black Lives Matter-infiltrated Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol and caused mayhem, only Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert asks, ‘where is the intel that shows we still need to surround the Capitol with wire and troops?’ It’s akin to the Democrats making the Capitol into a Green Zone, like the one in Baghdad, Iraq, which is crazy.

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54. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2022:

President John Quincy Adams; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Shiras, Jr.; U.S. Attorney General Amos T. Ackerman; U.S. Interior Secretary Henry M. Teller; U.S. Secretary of State John W. Foster; U.S. Transportation Secretary Rodney E. Slater;  U.S. Treasury Secretary Joseph W. Barr; U.S. Secretary of War Henry Dearborn; Aerosmith featuring Brad Whitford, the Grass Roots featuring Steve Barri, Johnny Winter, Poco featuring Rusty Young, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers featuring Howie Epstein:

  1. 303 Monday: Emperor Diocletian orders a general persecution of Christians throughout the Western Roman Empire.
  2. 1417 Sunday: In Venice in the Republic of Venice, future 211th Roman Catholic Pope Paul II is born Pietro Barbo on this date.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on August 30, 1464, and would guide his global flock until July 26, 1471.
  3. 1447 Tuesday: The 207th Roman Catholic Pope Eugene IV ends his role as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on March 03, 1431, and carried it for 15 years and 357 days.
  4. 1455 Friday: Johannes Gutenberg prints the first book in history, in this case, the Holy Bible (estimated date).
  5. 1574 Saturday: France commences its fifth holy war against the Huguenots.
  6. 1685 Friday: Composer George Frederic Handel was born in modern-day Germany.
  7. 1751 Tuesday: In North Hampton, N.H., future fifth U.S. Secretary of War Henry Dearborn is born.  He would serve under President Thomas Jefferson from March 05, 1801, to 03-04-1809.
  8. 1778 Monday: Baron von Steuben (hero to the LGBTQ community) joins the Continental Army at its encampment at Valley Forge.
  9. 1813 Tuesday: Business owners founded the first raw cotton-to-cloth mill in the United States in Waltham, Massachusetts, on this date.    
  10. 1821 Friday: In Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the future 31st U.S. Attorney General Amos T. Ackerman is born.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from November 23, 1870, to December 13, 1871.
  11. 1822 Saturday: On this date in history, city leaders incorporated the city of Boston, Massachusetts.
  12. 1836 Tuesday:    The Siege of the Alamo began in San Antonio, Texas and would continue until March 6 when Mexican troops under the command of General Santa Anna stormed the fort and massacred the garrison.
  13. 1847 Tuesday: In Mexico, U.S. troops under the command of General Zachary Taylor destroy the Mexican army at the Battle of Buena Vista.
  14. 1848 Wednesday: The sixth president of the United States, John Quincy Adams, died in Washington, D.C., at age 80.  He served from March 04, 1825, to March 04, 1829.
  15. 1861 Saturday: President-elect Abraham Lincoln arrived secretly in Washington to take office, following word of a possible assassination plot in Baltimore, Maryland.  Meanwhile, Texas becomes the seventh state to secede from the Union, by popular support.
  16. 1863 Monday: British explorers John H. Speke and James A. Grant announced that they had found the source of the Nile River in Lake Victoria.  However, this finding was disputed by Speke’s colleague, Richard E. Burton, who felt that proof was lacking, but the lake is now considered the source of the Nile.
  17. 1870 Wednesday: Mississippi was readmitted to the Union.
  18. 1883 Friday: Alabama became the first state to enact an antitrust law.
  19. 1886 Tuesday: The process of manufacturing aluminum begins on this date.  Elsewhere, the London Times publishes the world’s first classified advertisement.
  20. 1887 Wednesday: An earthquake hits the French/Italian Riviera resulting in the deaths of 2,000-plus people and countless injured.
  21. 1893 Thursday: The 32nd U.S. Secretary of State John W. Foster stepped down from office on this day.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from June 29, 1892, until today.
  22. 1896 Sunday: Leo Hirschfield introduces the Tootsie Roll to the American public.
  23. 1898 Wednesday: In France, Emile Zola goes to prison for writing his “J’accuse” letter accusing the government of anti-Semitism and wrongly jailing Alfred Dreyfus.  
  24. 1903 Monday: President Theodore Roosevelt signed an agreement with Cuba to lease the area around Guantanamo Bay to the United States.   Meanwhile, the 53rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Shiras Jr. left the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, he was nominated by President Benjamin Harris to fill Joseph Bradley’s seat.  Shiras served from 07-26-1892 until today.
  25. 1904 Tuesday: The US acquires control of the Panama Canal Zone for $10 million.
  26. 1914 Monday: In Denver, Colorado, the former 15th  U.S. Secretary of the Interior Henry M. Teller died at age 83.  A Republican, he served under President Chester Alan Arthur from April 18, 1882, to March 03, 1885, and then became a U.S. senator from the Rocky Mountain State.
  27. 1915 Tuesday:  Nevada began enforcing a convenient divorce law.  
  28. 1917 Friday: The February Revolution in Russia commences on this date.
  29. 1919 Sunday: Benito Mussolini forms the Italian Fascist Party on this date.
  30. 1927 Wednesday: President Calvin Coolidge signed a bill creating the Federal Radio Commission, forerunner of the Federal Communications Commission.
  31. 1938 Wednesday: Joe Louis knocked out Nathan Mann in Round Three to acquire the heavyweight boxing title.
  32. 1942 Monday: During World War II, a Japanese submarine fires on an oil refinery at Ellwood, California.  Elsewhere, future member of the rock band, the Grass Roots[i]— Steve Barri (backing vocals/multi-instrumentalist 1965-1973)—is born on this date in New York City, N.Y.
  33. 1943 Tuesday: Following a turnaround in the Battle at Kasserine Pass in Tunisia, the German Afrika Korps and their Italian allies begin pulling back in retreat.
  34. 1944 Wednesday: Famed blues-rock guitarist/vocalist Johnny Winter[ii] is born in Beaumont, Texas, on this date.  Elsewhere, U.S. warplanes begin hammering several islands in the Marianas Islands Chain- Tinian, Guam, and Saipan.  This is in preparation for a full-scale invasion to reclaim them from Imperial Japanese forces.
  35. 1945 Friday: During World War II, U.S. Marines from the 28th Regiment of the Fifth Marine Division captured Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima.  A photographer captured a photo of the Marines raising the American flag atop the crag.
  36. 1946 Saturday: Rusty Young—future multi-instrumentalist with the country-rock band, Poco[iii] (and the ONLY original member remaining in the group)—is born in Long Beach, California, on this date.
  37. 1952 Saturday: Future rhythm guitarist with the American rock band, Aerosmith—Brad Whitford[iv]—is born in Winchester, Massachusetts, USA on today’s date.
  38. 1954 Tuesday: The first mass inoculation of children against polio with the Salk vaccine began in Pittsburgh.
  39. 1955 Wednesday: In Marianna, Arkansas, future 13th U.S. Secretary of Transportation Rodney E. Slater is born.  A Democrat, Secretary Slater served under President Bill Clinton from February 14, 1997, to January 20, 2001.
  40. 1956 Thursday: Russian Premier Nikita Khrushchev attacks the memory of Stalinism and Josef Stalin.
  41. 1963 Saturday: The 24th Amendment to the United States Constitution underwent ratification on today’s date.  It prohibited poll taxes in federal elections.   
  42. 1965 Tuesday: Film comedian Stan Laurel, 74, died in Santa Monica, California.
  43. 1968 Friday: Wilt Chamberlain becomes the first player in the NBA to score 25,000 points.
  44. 1970 Monday: Guyana became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations.
  45. 1971 Tuesday: During his court martial for the My Lai Massacre, Lt. William Calley, Jr., confesses to his role in the crime and implicates Captain Medina above him.
  46. 1973 Friday: In London, gold goes up $10 overnight to a new high of $95 an ounce. 
  47. 1981 Monday: An attempted coup began in Spain as 200 members of the Civil Guard invaded Parliament, taking lawmakers hostage; however, the attempt collapsed 18 hours later.    
  48. 1985 Saturday: At the Sands in Atlantic City, N.J. heavyweight boxer Michael “The Jinx” Spinks improved his pro record to 26-0 via a TKO over opponent, David Sears, at the 1:02 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 12-round championship boxing match.  Besides improving his pro record to 26-0, he also retained the WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.
  49. 1986 Sunday: In Richmond, California, at Memorial Auditorium, heavyweight boxer Marvis “Little Smoke” Frazier- son of “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier- scores a unanimous 10-round decision over opponent, James “Bonecrusher” Smith to put his pro record to 16-1.  As for “Bonecrusher,” his record went to 15-5.
  50. 1991 Saturday: During the Persian Gulf War, ground forces crossed the border of Saudi Arabia into the country of Iraq.  Less than four days later, the war ended due to the surrender or withdrawal of Iraqi forces.
  51. 1992 Sunday: The XVI Winter Olympic Games ended in Albertville, France.
  52. 1996 Friday: In Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, the former 59th U.S. Treasury Secretary Joseph W. Barr died at age 78.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from December 21, 1968, to January 20, 1969
  53. 1997 Sunday: At the Empire State Building, Muslim terrorist Ali Abu Kamal opens fire with a handgun and kills one person before being taken down by the police.
  54. 1998 Monday: Osama bin Laden—murderous terrorist—publishes a fatwa declaring jihad against all Jews and “Crusaders.”  Meanwhile, forty-two people died, some 2,600 homes and businesses destroyed, by tornadoes in central Florida.
  55. 1999 Tuesday: For the crime of kidnapping and murdering James Byrd Jr., a jury of his peers found white supremacist John William King guilty of the crime.  The scumbag and some friends dragged Byrd behind a pickup truck for 2 miles on a Texas country road.
  56. 2002 Saturday: In Atlantic City, N.J., heavyweight boxer “Merciless Roy” Mercer scores a TKO over his opponent, Tony Weida, at the 0:28 second mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round bout to put his pro record to 30-4-1.
  57. 2003 Sunday: In West Warwick, Rhode Island, relatives of the victims of a deadly nightclub fire could walk up to the charred rubble to pray and say goodbye.  Meanwhile, Norah Jones won five Grammys, including album and record of the year.  Finally, longtime bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[v] 1982-2002—Howie Epstein—lost his battle with drug abuse and passed away in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on today’s date, at age 47.
  58. 2004 Monday: The U.S. Army canceled its Comanche helicopter program after sinking $6.9 billion into it over 21 years.  Meanwhile, Education Secretary Ron Paige likened the National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers union, to a “terrorist organization” during a private White House meeting with governors (Paige would later call it a poor choice of words but stood by his claim that the NEA was using “obstructionist scare tactics” which they did and still do to obtain their far-left goals.
  59. 2005 Wednesday: A jury was selected in Santa Maria to decide Michael Jackson’s[vi] fate on charges that he’d molested a teenage boy at his Neverland Ranch but was later acquitted of the charges.
  60. 2009 Monday: President Barack Obama pledged to dramatically slash the skyrocketing annual budget deficit as he started to dole out the record $787 billion economic stimulus package, he’d signed the previous week.
  61. 2011 Wednesday: During the unrest in Libya, more than 1,000 people are estimated to have lost their lives.
  62. 2012 Thursday: The state senate in Maryland approves a bill allowing same-sex marriage.
  63. 2013 Saturday: Canada’s Security Intelligence Service believes that al-Qaida-affiliated groups may be in the country with the purpose of carrying out terrorist attacks.
  64. 2014 Sunday: In a race postponed by rain for hours and for the second time in 10 years, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. wins the Daytona 500.  Meanwhile, the Sochi Olympics completed a 17-day run with Canada’s 3-0 victory over Sweden in the men’s hockey final, the last of 98 gold medal events.   Elsewhere, as the war in Afghanistan continues to rage, the Taliban attack a military outpost in Kunar Province in which, they kill 19 Afghan soldiers and kidnap another seven for God knows what.
  65. 2015 Monday: In his final Daytona 500 race, Jeff Gordon starts out strong but loses his lead in the fourth lap after hitting another car, which allows Joey Logano to win it.
  66. 2016 Tuesday: In the Republican Primary Election in Nevada, billionaire Donald J. Trump wins with a 45.9.5% of the vote.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announce they are investigating 14 cases of the Zika virus that might have been sexually transmitted.
  67. 2017 Thursday: In Lahore, Pakistan, jihadists run amok killing at least 6 people and wounding loads of others.  The so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes again.  Elsewhere, ECHL team the Alaska Aces says that the 2016-2017 season will be its final run after 28 years of playing hockey around the country.  The economy has had a downturn and ticket sales have gone way down.  Wait for the economy to revive.  It will under President Donald J. Trump.
  68. 2018 Friday: As the ‘Trump-Russia Collusion’ scandal continues, Rick Gates- part of Trump’s campaign team- pleads ‘guilty’ to charges of conspiring against the United States and for making false statements after Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III and his attack dog, lead attorney Andrew Weissman broke his balls, so-to-speak.  People’s lives are being ruined by a bogus, political witch hunt and yet, it grinds on and on.  Enough, already!
  69. 2019 Saturday: Clashes along the Venezuelan border with Colombia lead to two deaths as government officials try to stop humanitarian aid from crossing the borders of the ‘socialist paradise.’  However, as things continue to grow worse in Venezuela, 60 of that country’s National Guard members defect to neighboring Colombia.  Finally- they can get something to eat!  Meanwhile, another thug- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir declares a national emergency, sacks all state governors, and dismisses the government.  Stay tuned.
  70. 2020 Sunday: As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the world, Italy- a country friendly to the Chi-Coms- reports another 76 cases of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu which brings the number of cases there up to 155 with one death.  South Korea- also being hammered by the Chinese Virus- reports that 169 people have come down with the virus which brings their total to 602 infected.  The Chi-Vi, however, is not content to infect those countries; no, it’s also infecting Iran which leads Pakistan and Afghanistan to seal their borders with that Chi-Com ally.  Turkey also follows suit especially after it learns that Iran has three deaths within its borders.
  71. 2021 Tuesday: Today is Day 35 of the Biden Regime.  First, we must congratulate Joe Biden.  He has served as president longer than did William Henry Harrison who served just a month before dying from complications from pneumonia.  Congratulations there, Joe, you have made it five weeks as of today.   Next, former CIA Director James Woolsey says that the CIA and former KGB officials agree that the Soviets ordered Lee Harvey Oswald to assassinate President John F. Kennedy.  Apparently, Oswald, a man who defected to the Soviet Union and then who defected back to the U.S. had hoped that he would be a HERO in the USSR. 
  72. 2021 Tuesday A: Amazon and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos is floating the idea of buying the Washington Redskins.  Next, golfer Tiger Woods is airlifted to the hospital following an automobile accident in California.  Initial reports are ‘hopeful.’  Elsewhere, some moronic Democrats in Florida have REFUSED to lower flags to half-mast as ordered by Governor Ron DeSantis in memory of the death of Rush Limbaugh.   Speaking of Florida, a poll within the state shows that Governor DeSantis is far more popular than either Senator Marco Rubio or Senator Rick Scott, both fellow Republicans.   Regarding Mr. Limbaugh, a virtual celebration of his life is in the works so please stick around for further information.
  73. 2021 Tuesday B: Security officials in Washington, D.C. are undergoing questions today as to what happened on January 06, 2021.  Several of the ones being questioned say they had intelligence suggesting that there would be unrest in the nation’s capital on that day.  However, the former House sergeant-at-arms, fired by House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi agreed that what was known did not support the request for federal troops.  Big mistake on their part.  Yet, most believe that Speaker Pelosi and perhaps Chuck Schumer banned any federal troops or additional law enforcement on scene because they knew in advance that (allegedly) Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs could work their magic.   Add to this the fact that the District of Columbia police chief expressed shock over NOT calling out the National Guard ahead of time to augment law enforcement.  President Donald J. Trump authorized as many as 10,000 Guard troops to Mayor Muriel “Black Lives Matter” Bowser, but she refused (probably cos Speaker Pelosi ordered her to).
  74. 2021 Tuesday C: Indiana House of Representatives votes to remove license to carry a handgun within the state.  Next, the well-known hate group- the Southern Poverty Law Center- says that over the course of 2020, 160 Confederate monuments and statues were removed.  What a shame.  We must remember our history lest we forget it.   In other news, Dick Morris tells Newsmax that the American Left has terrorized the U.S. Supreme Court into remaining mum on the systemic electoral fraud that occurred on November 03, 2020.  However, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas authored a blistering dissent on the Pennsylvania election fraud case.  We love you, Clarence!   In other news, as the economy begins to falter, Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell is heading to Capitol Hill today to testify on the U.S. economy. 
  75. 2021 Tuesday D: Illegal Alien News- some states are considering giving illegal aliens in-state tuition in another show of WOKENESS while keeping or raising tuition for in-state citizens and jacking up prices for out-of-state citizens.  Bet they feel really good about giving river swimmers and fence jumpers FREE tuition.   Meanwhile, as holding pens along the border fill up with illegal aliens, resources to care for this invading army are running out.  Boot them out of the country and back into Mexico.  Now.
  76. 2021 Tuesday E: The Department of Justice revives the investigation into George Floyd’s death.  Meanwhile, wimp Judge Merrick Garland continues deflecting questions during his confirmation hearings for U.S. Attorney General.  One thing he does promise is to go after evil white supremacists while black and Latino supremacists can go about their business.   Next, the U.N. confirms Linda Thomas-Greenfield as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. 
  77. 2021 Tuesday F: Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells Newsmax that it’s a shame to ‘throw away’ the Trump administration’s success with Iran.  Speaking of Iran, the White House (meaning Barack through Kamala) is NOT ruling out using the pope as a go-between with Tehran and the U.S.  Speaking of Iran, Ric Grenell- former director of national intelligence- says there must be a ‘dive into the private negotiations between now climate czar John F. Kerry.’
  78. 2021 Tuesday G: The AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says that ‘political divisions’ (in which he had a hand) ‘led to more than half-a-million Chi-Vi deaths in the United States.’  The AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci also said today that ‘even vaccinated people should not dine indoors.’  Dr. Fauci, we say this with love: “SHUT THE F**K UP!”  Speaking of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, Johnson & Johnson announces they should be able to vaccinate 20 million people by the end of March.  Go for it but we won’t be in line, thank you very much.  Elsewhere, a misguided poll suggests ‘that MOST are confident that Joe Biden can get everyone vaccinated and schools reopened.’  Please!   In other healthcare news, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is at Capitol Hill today shagging questions in his confirmation hearings for next head of Health and Human Services.  GOP lawmakers are concerned this ultra-leftist hack has NO experience- other than abortion at all stages- in healthcare.  We concur.  Still, for those of us who live in California, it would be great to get him out of here.  (Note- the libs are wetting their panties because Becerra would be the first Latino to head HHS).  Finally, the Biden team is searching high and searching low to find enough votes to push bigot Neera Tanden into the White House Office of Management and Budget.  We don’t want her!
  79. 2021 Tuesday H: House Democrats are working hard at de-platforming One America News (OAN), Newsmax, and Fox News Channel (although the last one, we are unclear as to WHY seeing as how they are overloaded with liberal, foaming-at-the-mouth Democrats).  They are also attempting to de-platform the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day which is why we are planning to change our format.   Meanwhile, the House Democrats are pushing H.R. 1, the “For the People Act,” a plan with which they plan on taking over the nation’s elections and making them like the mess we experienced last November.  This is not good.  We also learn that the transition from the Trump administration to Joe Biden was among the costliest transitions in U.S. presidential history. 
  80. 2021 Tuesday I: Spicer & Co. on Newsmax are investigating the Democrats’ war on Christianity.  Meanwhile, Google announces that it could soon lift the ban on political advertising, one they imposed on the country for the past several months.   Speaking of politics, failed Senator Kelly Loeffler, R-GA, has established a new voting group- Greater Georgia- with which to counter the dry rot Stacey Abrams- the ‘governor of the Peach State’- has embedded in the state.   Speaking of Georgia senators, another failed GOP Senator David Perdue says he WON’T be running in 2022 to get his seat back.  Loser.  
  81. 2021 Tuesday J: Coca-Cola, Nike, and Apple are lobbying to have a bill that prevents them from using Uighur Muslim slave labor in Xinjiang, communist China, softened or tossed so they can continue using slave labor to make their goods.  Coca-Cola also is encouraging its white workers not to be so white.  Does this mean that white workers can use CPT?  If so, that would be awesome!  Otherwise, stuff your wokeness where the sun don’t shine, Coke.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden is going to host a virtual summit with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau so they can discuss what the nations share in common- climate change- and what they don’t- the Keystone XL pipeline that our northern neighbor wants to get back on track.  (This means Kooky Kamala will be the one doing the hosting).  In other exciting news, California is close to having 1.5 million VALIDATED signatures in the recall effort of Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, an effort in which, Republicans, Democrats, and independents have all participated.  We want to get rid of this POS.  NOW!  (We have until March 17 to finish collecting and validating signatures).
  82. 2021 Tuesday K: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 112,072,132 confirmed cases, +374,686, 2,843,413, confirmed deaths, +10,328, and 63,217,963 confirmed recoveries, +243,313.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 28,526,532 confirmed cases, up 70,899 from yesterday’s reporting, 507,469 confirmed deaths, UP 2,310, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries with NO UPDATES NOW in at least four-plus weeks now (this number no longer even shows up).  This tells us the Biden administration no longer wants them reported.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 176,721 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the lab-engineered Panda Pandemic, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass playing pattycake with your grandchildren and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  83. 2021 Tuesday L: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,537,371 confirmed cases, 49,593 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,778 confirmed cases, 431 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 338,342 confirmed cases, 4,924 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Colorado: currently, they have 424,097 confirmed cases, 5,990 confirmed deaths but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Amazing how very few states in the country report their recovery numbers.  Ask yourselves, WHY?  What purpose does it serve to provide case numbers, numbers of fatalities but nary a number of folks who have beat this vile Chi-Com virus.  What’s up with that?
  84. 2021 Tuesday M: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 759,572 confirmed cases, 5,634 confirmed deaths, and 712,555 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other country- Argentina: they have 2,077,175 confirmed cases of the Beijing Bug, 51,510 confirmed deaths, and NO 1,877,860 confirmed recoveries.   We will say this: the primary purpose of the Chi-Vi was to remove the threat of Trump- the Chi-Coms accomplished that goal.  The secondary goal (or so we believe) is to ‘cleanse the world’ of the old, the infirm, the sick, and the mentally disabled.  Anyone else who died from this Wuhan Institute of Virology lab-engineered virus is just collateral damage.  Shame on the Chi-Coms!  Time to take their criminal asses to the Hague and put them on trial.
  85. 2021 Tuesday N:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,537.35 UP 15.66 points (+0.05%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,465.20, DOWN 67.85 points (-0.50%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,881.37, UP 4.87 points (+0.13%).  The price of GOLD is $1,810.30 per troy oz., +4.40 (+0.24%) while the price of SILVER is $27.94 per troy ounce, +0.25 (+0.91%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,264.10 per troy oz, +24.40 (+1.97%) while the price of COPPER is $4.22 per pound, +0.04 (+0.91%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,344.70 per troy oz, -58.20 (-2.42%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.24 per barrel, -0.43 (-0.70%). 
  86. 2021 Tuesday O: Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Iranian Rial equals 42,000.00 (same as last week).  That’s what a terrorism-based economy gets you.  Next, here is the conversion for one U.S. dollar and Bitcoin: 0.000020.   In other economic news, consumer confidence has grown for a second straight month in a row with the index rising to 91.3 from 88.9 in January.  Consumer spending is about 70-percent of the U.S. economy. 
  87. 2021 Tuesday P: A federal judge orders the wife of Mexican cartel thug Joaquim Guzmán, aka El Chapo, to remain in custody following her arrest yesterday.  A federal prosecutor says that Emma Coronel Aispuro ‘worked closely with the command-and-control structure of her husband’s Sinaloa cartel to distribute cocaine, marijuana, crystal meth, heroin, and other illicit narcotics and drugs into the United States. 
  88. 2021 Tuesday Q: Elsewhere, Iranian state TV reports Tehran has officially begun restricting international inspections of its nuclear facilities.  The move is seen as a bid to pressure European leaders and the ‘Biden administration’ to lift all Trump-imposed sanctions.  They want to return to the JCPOA and the ‘Biden administration’ wants to return to the JCPOA so we believe the sanctions will be lifted without the West getting anything in return for their misguided confidence.  
  89. 2021 Tuesday R: Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, aka “BoJo,” recognizes the ‘deep ethical and moral’ implications and complications of urging the G 7 nations to commence using a COVID-19 passport for citizens to enter one another’s countries.  The UK could push for a ‘vaccine passport’ system throughout the continent once the G 7 nations establish this bulls**t.   This is where we are heading, thanks to the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci who has said, ‘masks don’t work,’ then ‘masks do work,’ ‘goggles might be necessary’ (he forgot earmuffs), then ‘several masks work’ and then ‘we might need to wear masks through 2022,’ and finally, ‘even with vaccines, we still cannot dine indoors.’  WHAT THE F**K?  This is what is destroying the planet. 
  90. 2021 Tuesday S: Five members of the ERCOT Board in Texas resign following their disastrous ‘non-handling’ of the power crisis over the past couple of weeks.  Meanwhile, Dr. Alan Dershowitz, an amazing legal scholar, says that two House Democrats want to establish ‘red channels’ with which to use counter-McCarthyism by banning Fox News, One America News Network, and Newsmax.   Give the leftists an inch and the leftists will grab miles.  With Rush Limbaugh dead, conservative talk radio, television, and blogs under attack (like ours), the liberals are launching a massive offensive to silence ALL of us.   In other crazy news, Senator Mitt Romney, RINO-UT, says, ‘if Donald Trump runs in 2024, he’ll win the GOP nomination.’
  91. 2021 Tuesday T: Following the family of slain Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick questioning the cause of his death on January 6, 2021- the day of the INFAMOUS Antifa- and- Black Lives Matter-infiltrated Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol and caused mayhem, only Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert asks, ‘where is the intel that shows we still need to surround the Capitol with wire and troops?’  It’s akin to the Democrats making the Capitol into a Green Zone, like the one in Baghdad, Iraq, which is crazy.  It tells us here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM the Democrats intrinsically KNOW they stole the 2020 Presidential Election (as well as Senate races in Georgia, Michigan, and perhaps even Colorado) and fear the wrath of the American people.  WE KNOW WHAT YOU DID, DEMOCRATS… In other news, White House reporters question Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki as to ‘WHY we have NEW cages, what appears to be Quonset hut holding pens, for illegal alien brats.’  This is criminal and yet the Dems are NOT moaning and screaming about it.
  92. 2021 Tuesday U: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1636 with $22 million up for grabs: 05, 07, 09, 20, 57, and Mega 15.  The highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $194,546.  The winning ticket was sold at the Westside Market in Santa Barbara, CA 93101.
  93. 2022 Wednesday: Here we are, another day living under the extremely corrupt Biden regime.  God, please save our nation and save my family.  NOW.

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

[ii] We hope to promote the music of Johnny Winter one day.  Please stay tuned for further developments.

[iii] We hope to share the music of the Eagles, Joe Walsh, Don Henley, Glenn Fray, and others, including Poco, sometime in the next decade.  Please remain with us.

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

[v] 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.

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

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

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!

Presidents’ Day, Daisy Gatson Bates Day (Arkansas), Valentine’s Day, and Statehood Day in Arizona

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

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

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

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

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

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

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55. 2020 Thursday: In the morning, a disheveled and highly incoherent Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, rambled on about how she was going to send the ‘impeachment articles’ to the Senate when she ‘damned well pleased.’ It is becoming clearer and clearer to all non-senile onlookers that the Speaker has little to no clue as to where she is or what she is saying.

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009. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JANUARY 09, 2022:

President Richard M. Nixon; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Gray; U.S. Interior Secretary John P. Usher; U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster; Led Zeppelin featuring Jimmy Page, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Cassie Gaines, and the Lovin’ Spoonful featuring Jerry Yester:

  1. 1349 Thursday: Citizens of Basel, Switzerland, burn 700 Jews alive in their homes.
  2. 1493 Monday: Christopher Columbus and his crew sight manatees for the first time.
  3. 1522 Monday: The 218th Roman Catholic Pope Adrian VI became pontiff on this date.  He would guide his flock until September 14, 1523.
  4. 1554 Saturday: In Bologna, in the Papal States, future 234th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XV is born.  He would assume his position on February 09, 1621, and would guide his global flock until July 08, 1623.   
  5. 1570 Friday: Czar Ivan the Terrible kills 1,000-2,000 citizens of Novgorod.
  6. 1718 Sunday: France declares war on Spain.   
  7. 1788 Wednesday:  Connecticut became the fifth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
  8. 1793 Wednesday: Frenchman Jean Pierre Blanchard, using a hot air balloon, flew between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Woodbury, New Jersey.
  9. 1799 Wednesday: British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger introduced the income tax, at two shillings (10p) to the pound, to raise funds for the Napoleonic Wars.
  10. 1816 Tuesday: In Brookfield, N.Y., future 7th U.S. Interior Secretary John P. Usher is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from January 01, 1863, to May 15, 1865.
  11. 1848 Sunday: The first commercial bank underwent establishment in San Francisco, California.
  12. 1861 Wednesday: Mississippi became the second state to secede from the Union, the same day the Star of the West, a merchant vessel brings reinforcements and supplies to Federal troops at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, retreated because of artillery fire.
  13. 1882 Monday: The 47th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Gray assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, he was nominated by Chester Arthur to fill Nathan Clifford’s seat.  He served from today until 09-15-1902.
  14. 1894 Tuesday: The New England Telephone and Telegraph Company put the first battery-operated switchboard into operation in Lexington, Massachusetts.
  15. 1902 Thursday: New York State introduced a bill to outlaw flirting in public.  
  16. 1904 Saturday: In Springfield, Ohio, the former 40th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster dies at age 75.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from February 25, 1891, to March 06, 1893.
  17. 1905 Monday: Czarist troops fire on protesters leading to the event known as “Bloody Sunday.”
  18. 1912 Tuesday: The United States Marines invade Honduras.
  19. 1913 Thursday: Future 37th president of the United States—Richard Millhouse Nixon—was born in Yorba Linda, California, on this date.  He would serve as the 36th vice president to President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961.  He then became president, serving from January 20, 1969, until he became the first president to resign the office on August 09, 1974, due to his problems with Watergate.
  20. 1929 Wednesday: The Seeing Eye underwent incorporation in Nashville.  The purpose of the company was to train dogs to guide the blind.
  21. 1931 Friday: Bobbi Trout and Edna May Cooper broke an endurance record for female aviators as they returned to Mines Field in Los Angeles, California, after flying a Curtiss Robin monoplane continuously for 122 hours and 50 minutes.
  22. 1936 Thursday: The United States Army adopted the semi-automatic rifle.
  23. 1937 Saturday: Fascist Italy bans marriages between Italians and Abyssinians in conquered Ethiopia.
  24. 1940 Tuesday: In New York City, sales personnel used television to present a sales meeting to convention delegates.
  25. 1941 Thursday: Nazi forces slaughter 6,000 Jews in a pogrom in Bucharest, Romania.  Rumanian troops eagerly participate in the massacre. 
  26. 1942 Friday: The Department of Defense created the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff on this date.  Meanwhile, Joe Louis knocks out Buddy Baer in first round to win the heavyweight boxing title.  Meanwhile, as the Japanese are overrunning Malaysia, they also are pushing back defenders in Borneo.  Their war machine is steaming along.
  27. 1943 Saturday: Jerry Yester—future guitarist/vocalist with the Lovin’ Spoonful[i] after John Sebastian left the group—is born in Birmingham, Alabama, on this date.
  28. 1944 Sunday: Jimmy Page, guitarist extraordinaire, former Yardbird[ii], and founding member of Led Zeppelin[iii] is born on this date in Heston, Middlesex, England.  Meanwhile, in Burma, British forces are able to recapture the port city of Maungdaw from Imperial Japanese forces after heavy fighting.  This will permit them to bring more supplies in to get to Nationalist Chinese troops fighting both the Japanese and the Chi-Coms.
  29. 1945 Tuesday: During World War II, American forces under the command of General Douglas McArthur began landing at Lingayen Gulf in the Philippines.
  30. 1948 Friday: Cassie Gaines, future vocalist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[iv], is born on this date in Miami, Oklahoma.
  31. 1951 Tuesday: The United Nations headquarters in New York City officially opened.
  32. 1962 Tuesday: The NFL bans grabbing of facemasks on this date.
  33. 1964 Thursday: Anti-U.S. rioting breaks out in Panama Canal Zone.
  34. 1972 Sunday: Exclusive billionaire Howard Hughes, speaking by telephone from the Bahamas to reporters in Hollywood, said a purported autobiography of him by Clifford Irving was a fake. 
  35. 1977 Sunday: In Super Bowl XI, the Oakland Raiders beat the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 32-14 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
  36. 1980 Wednesday: In Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the government beheads 63 people.
  37. 1984 Monday: TV viewers saw Clara Peller for the first time, the actress in the famous “Where’s the Beef” ad campaign for Wendy’s restaurants.
  38. 1987 Friday: A border clash between the People’s Republic of China and Vietnam results in 1,500 killed.
  39. 1991 Wednesday: Major League Baseball officially bans Pete Rose from ever being elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  40. 1995 Monday: Ecuador and Peru suffer a border clash over their boundaries.
  41. 2002 Wednesday: The U.S. Justice Department announced it was pursuing an investigation into Enron Corporation, which had filed for bankruptcy on December 2, 2001.
  42. 2007 Tuesday: Steve Jobs, the CEO of Apple Inc. announced the first-generation iPhone on this date.
  43. 2008 Wednesday: How about this: the Chi-Coms announce a ban on its stores handing out of plastic bags to customers beginning in June of this year.  P-C perfect!
  44. 2009 Friday: Illinois- the ‘Land of Lincoln’- sees a historic vote in the state’s capitol today.  The Illinois House of Representatives votes 114-1 to impeach struggling Governor Rod Blagojevich for allegedly trying to sell now-President Barack Hussein Obama’s former U.S. Senate seat.
  45. 2010 Saturday: For some unknown reason, Muslims in Malaysia don’t like non-Muslims using the word for their deity, “Allah,” and attack the fourth Christian church in as many days.  If ever a religion required reformation, Islam sure appears to be it.  Enough is f**king enough, already!  Act civilized!
  46. 2011 Sunday: To quell rioting, the Algerian government cuts food prices and promises to punish those responsible for starting the uprising.  Elsewhere, exiled Iranians gather together outside the Iranian Embassy in London, England, to protest attacks on other exiled Iranians living in Iraq.  Iran does not give a flying f**k about what anyone feels, says, or does.  If the thugs have it out for you, they are going after you.  We should nuke them.
  47. 2012 Monday: Venezuelan thug president Hugo Chavez meets with another thug head of state, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on the latter’s visit to Latin America.   Elsewhere, the Russians continue having problems with Chechen rebels in the North Caucasus, this time in the Vedensky District of Chechnya what with 8 slain and another 16 wounded.
  48. 2013 Wednesday: For the first time since 1996, the Baseball Hall of Fame selected no candidates for Cooperstown.  Elsewhere, succumbing to pressure from their Iranian allies, Bashar al-Assad cuts 2,130 POWs loose in exchange for  48 Iranians captured in August of the previous year by the Free Syrian Army.
  49. 2014 Thursday: According to Brainy History, following a federal judge striking down a ban on same-sex marriage in Utah, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) had to place a lower court ruling on hold because Utah planned to launch an appeal.  Elsewhere, ISIS and al-Qaida thugs operating in Syria attempt to identify Americans and Westerners who have recently visited the delightful, war-torn country, to recruit them to carry out jihadist attacks when they return to their homelands.
  50. 2015 Friday:  French police kill two of the jihadists that attacked Charlie Hebdo magazine where the two Islamists murdered 12 and wounded another 11 for their portrayal of the degenerate Prophet Mohammad.  The third terrorist turned himself in to keep the cops from killing him on sight like the mongrel cur he is. 
  51. 2016 Saturday: The United States sends a ‘message’ to North Korea, belligerent as ever, with a B-52 flyover.  This is in answer to Kim Jong Un’s claim that he exploded a hydrogen bomb.
  52. 2017 Monday: In Tampa Bay, Florida, the College Football National Championship sees #2 Clemson beat #1 Alabama by a final score of 35-31.  Meanwhile, President-elect Donald J. Trump names his son-in-law, Jared Kushner as his senior White House adviser. 
  53. 2018 Tuesday: Following the passage of legislation the preceding month, the first homosexual marriages begin occurring in Australia.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump cuts a program that permits 200,000 El Salvadorans to continue living in the United States.  Another campaign promise fulfilled.   However, in a victory for illegal aliens, a federal judge blocks President Trump from ending the DACA program.
  54. 2019 Wednesday: President Donald J. Trump conducts an Oval Office address regarding the shutdown of the federal government and his need for funds to construct the southern border wall.  Trying to fulfill yet another promise.
  55. 2020 Thursday: In the morning, a disheveled and highly incoherent Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, rambled on about how she was going to send the ‘impeachment articles’ to the Senate when she ‘damned well pleased.’  It is becoming clearer and clearer to all non-senile onlookers that the Speaker has little to no clue as to where she is or what she is saying.  Even Senate Democrats- like Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Sen. Joe Manchin are saying ‘put up or shut up.’  Meanwhile, in Iran, it now seems likely that a Ukrainian jetliner that went down around the same time the IRG was shooting its missile ‘barrage’ in the direction of Iraq was shot down by the Russian-built Iranian air defenses.  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau basically admitted as much seeing as how 63 of the 179 aboard were his citizens.  What are you going to do it, Mr. Prime Minister?  Most likely, NOTHING.  
  56. 2021 Saturday: Today is Wildcard Weekend in the NFL in our expanded playoff format: (1) Indianapolis Colts, 24 (11-6) @ Buffalo Bills. 27 (14-3) (2) Los Angeles Rams, 30 (11-6) @ Seattle Seahawks, 20 (12-5) and (3) Tampa Bay, 31 (12-5) @ Washington Redskins, 23 (7-10).  Alex Smith did not start at QB for the ‘Skins but Taylor Heinicke did and what a game the kid played.  It was fabulous.  Note- it’s time for the Seahawks to fire Coach Pete Carroll.  He’s a bum.  Also stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball drawings.
  57. 2021 Saturday A: BIG TECH bans the new social media app Parler over claims it does not moderate its site for ‘unacceptable content.’  Folks, when BIG TECH crippled Alex Jones and Infowars, everyone should have woken up and taken note.  This is the United States of America, NOT the People’s Republic of China- we have freedom of speech rights here.  Period.  Elsewhere, “America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani urges President Trump to declassify ALL records on the ‘Russian collusion scandal’ and on ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden’s ties to the Chi-Coms.  We also want to see the UFO files, too, Mr. President.  Meanwhile, an incoming congresswoman from Illinois finds herself in ‘hot water’ for having made comments tying Democrats to Nazis.  Then, ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden begins blasting the GOP by tying them…guess what: Nazis.  It never ends.
  58. 2021 Saturday B: Washington, D.C. police are investigating a suspicious package found near the Capitol today.  Antifa left a bomb, perhaps?  You never know.  Meanwhile, Richard Barnett- the man who participating in storming the Capitol Building this past Wednesday and who first seated himself at Pelosi’s desk and then carried off her podium, turned himself into federal agents today.  Dimwit.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump- facing a second impeachment- confirms he won’t attend the inauguration of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden on January 20.  This will make the 45th president the fourth president- following John Adams, John Quincy Adams, and Andrew Johnson- not to attend the inauguration of his successor.  Why should he?  It is clear the presidential election was a fraud.  ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden did not beat President Trump by an Electoral College vote of 306-232 nor did he win the votes of 80 million Americans.  Period.  Speaking of President Trump, noted liberal lawyer Alan Dershowitz says that ‘Trump did nothing wrong in his speech this past Wednesday.’  Perhaps he will defend him at his second impeachment trial?
  59. 2021 Saturday C: Speaking of the mob violence at the Capitol this past Wednesday, engineered by Antifa and Black Lives Matter human fecal matter, the Department of Justice says there are NO charges against President Trump for ‘incitement of violence.’  What we saw on Wednesday was a well-orchestrated false flag operation carried off by Antifa and BLM.  We must give credit where credit is due, and they did a hell of a job of it.  Elsewhere, President Donald Trump hints at the creation of a new social media platform.  Mr. President, you will need to create your own ‘Google,’ too, because there is NO freedom of speech if one does not control the servers upon which the platform exists.  Speaking of Twitter, Rudy Giuliani basically has labeled them a ‘fascist operation.’  In the same vein, Trump ally, Jason Miller, says, ‘if you don’t think they’re coming for you, you’re mistaken.’   Finally, 2020 was a bad year for the news media what with the loss of 30,000 or more jobs in the fake news industry.
  60. 2021 Saturday D: The Centers for Disease Control announce that 59-percent of all COVID-19 cases are caused by asymptomatic spread.   Meanwhile, a study shows coronavirus immunity lasts up to 8 months in 90-percent of patients.
  61. 2021 Saturday E: COVID-19 Daily Update:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 89,516,439 confirmed cases, +734,302, 1,924,004, confirmed deaths, +12,908, and 49,669,429 confirmed recoveries, +307,155.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 22,331,368 confirmed cases, up 281,916 from yesterday’s reporting, 375,039 confirmed deaths, UP 3,574, and 9,827,904 confirmed recoveries, UP 42,393.
  62. 2021 Saturday F: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,639,814 confirmed cases, 29,233 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 23,143 confirmed cases, 307 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 273,142 confirmed cases, 3,768 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Nevada: currently, they have 246,309 confirmed cases, 3,450 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 485,434 confirmed cases, 3,645 confirmed deaths, and 412,296 confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2021 Saturday G: Here are the results for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3524 with a jackpot of $10 million on the line: 03, 04, 17, 34, 39, and Mega 20.  Out of 118,277 winning tickets, the highest winners were EIGHT people who had FOUR plus the Mega for a prize of $2,687 apiece.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #810 with a BIG POT of $470 million up for grabs: 14, 26, 38, 45, 46, and Powerball 13.  Out of 280,550 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $37,117 apiece.
  64. 2022 Sunday: Friends, we encourage everyone to stick around today to discover whatever news arises that continues showing the stooges of Beijing- the Democratic Party- doing whatever it is they’re doing to tip our country into the camp of the Chi-Coms.  We cannot permit them to steal the country from we, the American people…then again, if we cannot beat them, we may have to join them and destroy them from within.  Hail, China!  Join me later today. 

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0705 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Purple Mountains.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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Guitar-slinger Richard Thompson went on the road to promote his wonderful album, “Mock Tudor,” which resulted in yet another live album- “Live from Austin, Texas”- an album that hit record store shelves on May 15, 2005.  Joining Mr. Thompson (guitars/vocals) are parts 2 and 3 of his new acoustic ‘power trio’ of sorts: Danny Thompson (bass), and Michael Jerome (drums).  If you have yet to introduce the music of this long-lived guitarist, this is a superb way in which one can do it.  We hope you will seek it out wherever you shop for the absolute best in rock music- perhaps even going to the artist’s site- and picking it up.  You will be glad you did, undoubtedly.  Seek it out now.

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[i] We began promoting the music of the Lovin’ Spoonful on Saturday, 14-September-2013 and concluded the presentation on Tuesday, 24-September-2013.  Please check them out and add them to your growing CD collection- they are one of the greats.

[ii] 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.

[iii] Ibid.

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

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360. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2021

2018 Thursday: President Donald J. Trump makes a Christmas visit to a U.S. military base in Iraq where he receives an extremely warm welcome from U.S. servicemen-and-women. The Fake News Media points out that this is ‘his first trip to a war zone since coming to office two years ago.’ Wah, wah, wah.

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Presidents Harry S. Truman and Gerald R. Ford; U.S. Senator Brian Schatz; the Beatles’ “Magical Mystery Tour,” the Four Tops featuring Abdul “Duke” Fakir, Led Zeppelin, Metallica featuring Lars Ulrich, Motown Legend Curtis Mayfield, and Vanilla Fudge:

  1. 268 Saturday: St. Dionysus ends his reign as the 25th Roman Catholic Pope.  He became the shepherd of all Christendom on July 22, 259.  
  2. 418 Wednesday: St. Zosimus ends his reign as the 41st Roman Catholic Pope.  He picked up his Holy Cross on March 18, 417.
  3. 795 Tuesday: The 95th Roman Catholic Pope Adrian I ended his reign on this day.  He first became pontiff on February 01, 772.  His successor, the 96th Pope St. Leo III begins his reign as the shepherd of all Christendom.  He would serve until June 12, 816.  
  4. 1559 Saturday: The 224th Roman Catholic Pope Pius IV assumes his position on this date.  He would guide Christians across the world from today until December 09, 1565. 
  5. 1773 Sunday: Local authorities expel all British tea ships from Philadelphia. 
  6. 1776 Thursday:  The British suffered a major defeat in the Battle of Trenton during the Revolutionary War as General Washington’s troops mauled the Hessians.
  7. 1799 Thursday: Colonel Henry Lee eulogized former President George Washington as “first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen.”
  8. 1862 Friday: Thirty-eight Santee Sioux Indians went to the gallows in Mankato, Minnesota, for their roles in an uprising that had claimed the lives of hundreds of white settlers.  The Civil War Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, resulting in a Confederate victory, began in Mississippi.
  9. 1865 Tuesday: James H. Mason patented the coffee percolator on this date.
  10. 1877 Wednesday: The Socialist Labor Party of North America holds its first convention.
  11. 1893 Tuesday: In Hunan, China, future mass murderer and communist leader, Mao Zedong, is born.  He would end up having the blood of hundreds of millions on his hands.
  12. 1898 Monday: Marie and Pierre Curie discovered radium on this date.
  13. 1908 Saturday: Jack Johnson became the first African American boxer to win the world heavyweight championship as he defeated Canadian Tommy Burns in Sydney, Australia.
  14. 1910 Monday: The London Palladium, Britain’s famous variety theater, opened.
  15. 1917 Wednesday: The Federal government takes control of all railroads in the U.S. for the duration of World War I.  
  16. 1935 Thursday: Future member of the Motown super-group, the Four Tops[i]– Abdul “Duke” Fakir (1953-present)- is born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date.
  17. 1941 Friday: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill becomes the first British prime minister to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress; he warns them “the Axis will stop at nothing.”  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a resolution that set a fixed date, the fourth Thursday of November, for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Finally, on the Eastern Front, the Red Army is fighting to liberate Solnechnogorsk and Klin from the Axis troops fighting to stem the tide of ever-advancing Russian forces.  Fighting is fierce, casualties on both sides high, and Adolf Hitler is becoming increasingly angrier with his frontline commanders.  “Hold at all costs” he demands.
  18. 1942 Saturday:  Russian attacks continue against the trapped Sixth Army in Stalingrad.  Food rations were slashed to two ounces of bread per man, a bowl of soup sans fat for lunch and if available, meager meat rations for the evening.  Still, the defenders of the city clung to their positions while braver ones crawled out into the darkness at night seeking any kind of sustenance in the frozen wheat fields outside the city.
  19. 1943 Sunday: British naval forces sink the German battleship Scharnhorst during the World War II Battle of the North Cape off Norway; only 36 of its crew of more than 1,900 survived the fight.
  20. 1944 Tuesday: During World War II, the Soviet Army surrounds the Hungarian capital of Budapest with numerous Axis soldiers inside defending the fortress city.  In Western Europe, the Battle of Bastogne continues as General George Patton’s 4th Army repulses the German panzers attacking the Belgium town.
  21. 1947 Friday: Heavy snow blanketed the northeastern United States, burying New York City under 25.8 inches of snow in 16 hours and causing about 80 deaths across the region.
  22. 1963 Thursday: In Gentofte Commune, Denmark, future drummer with the heavy metal band Metallica- Lars Ulrich- is born.
  23. 1966 Monday: For the first time in history, the made-up holiday of Kwanzaa.
  24. 1967 Tuesday: The BBC broadcasts the Beatles’ “Magical Mystery Tour[ii]” movie.
  25. 1968 Thursday: Led Zeppelin’s[iii] debut concert in Boston, Massachusetts, as the band opens for Vanilla Fudge[iv].
  26. 1972 Tuesday: The 33rd president of the United States, Harry S. Truman, died in Kansas City, Missouri, at age 88.  As president, Truman served from April 12, 1945, to January 20, 1953.  Prior to that, he served his nation as its 34th vice president, doing so from January 20, 1945, to April 12, 1945.
  27. 1973 Wednesday: The demon-possession horror film, “The Exorcist[v],” first hit the movie theaters.
  28. 1974 Thursday: Comedian Jack Benny died in Los Angeles, California, at age 80.
  29. 1978 Tuesday: India’s Indira Gandhi finally leaves prison after serving her sentence.
  30. 1980 Friday: The United States broadcast Iranian propaganda footage showing a dozen American hostages sending holiday messages to their families. 
  31. 1982 Sunday: The ‘Man of the Year” for Time Magazine is the Computer.
  32. 1985 Thursday: Ford Motor Company began selling its Taurus and Sable sedans and station wagons on this date.
  33. 1986 Friday: After being on CBS Television for 35 years, the soap opera “Search for Tomorrow” went off the air.
  34. 1991 Thursday: The parliament of the Soviet Union formally voted the country out of existence.  
  35. 1994 Monday: The 37-year-old brother of President Bill Clinton, Roger, weds 8-month pregnant, 25-year-old Molly Martin.  Elsewhere, French commandoes stormed a hijacked Air France jetliner on the ground in Marseille, killing four Algerian hijackers and freeing 170 hostages.
  36. 1996 Thursday: Law enforcement finds 6-year-old beauty queen Jon Benet Ramsey beaten and strangled in the basement of her family’s home in Boulder, Colorado, and to this date, remains unsolved.
  37. 1998 Saturday: Iraq announced that it would begin firing at U.S. and British warplanes patrolling the No-Fly Zones above northern and southern Iraq.
  38. 1999 Sunday: In Roswell, Georgia, Motown legend Curtis Mayfield died at age 57 from the complications of Type 2 diabetes. 
  39. 2000 Tuesday: Michael McDermott, an employee at an internet firm in Wakefield, Mass., shot and killed seven co-workers.  A jury later convicted him of first-degree murder and sentenced him to life in prison without parole.  Meanwhile, in Bridgeport, Conn., veteran stage, and screen actor Jason Robards died at age 78.
  40. 2002 Thursday: Science gave birth to the first cloned human baby on this date.  Clonaid made the announcement on December 27, 2002.
  41. 2003 Friday: An earthquake struck the historic Iranian city of Bam, killing at least 26,000 people Meanwhile, three snowboarders were killed in an avalanche in Provo Canyon, Utah.
  42. 2004 Sunday: Some 283,000 people, mostly in southern Asia, died due to a tsunami triggered by the world’s most powerful earthquake in 40 years, beneath the Indian Ocean.
  43. 2006 Tuesday: Former President Gerald R. Ford died in Rancho Mirage at age 93.  First, he served his nation as its 40th vice president doing so under President Richard M. Nixon from December 06, 1973, until August 09, 1974.  At that point, he became the nation’s 38th president, serving from August 09, 1974, to January 20, 1977.
  44. 2011 Monday: Brazil overtakes the United Kingdom as the world’s sixth largest economy.
  45. 2012 Wednesday: Russia’s Parliament passes a law banning U.S. citizens from adopting Russian orphans; the action is a response to the U.S. Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act.  Meanwhile, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii entered the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date.  Prior to this, the Democrat was the 11th lieutenant governor of the state of Hawaii from December 06, 2010, until he stepped down from office and entered the Senate today.
  46. 2013 Thursday:  Shinzo Abe the prime minister of Japan visits the Yasukuni Shrine located in Chiyoda, Tokyo; the shrine commemorates those who died while in the service of the Empire of Japan during the Meiji Restoration, which stored imperial rule to Japan in 1868.
  47. 2014 Friday: Ukraine exchanges 222 rebel prisoners for 150 Ukrainians held by rebel forces as well as maintain a blockade on the Crimea, seized by Russia months earlier.  The cut off rail and road service to the disputed region.  
  48. 2015 Saturday:  British police swoop down and arrest a jihadi POS following a machete attack at Intu Bromley Shopping Center during ongoing Boxing Day celebrations.  The police say they are ‘unclear as to the motive of the attacker’ when everyone knows it was a Muslim jihadist who wanted to attack celebrants of Christmas.  Hang him.
  49. 2016 Monday: Israel says they are NOT going to honor the U.N. resolution condemning ‘illegal settlements’ by Israelis on Israeli soil.  Good for you.  Meanwhile, in a curious move that would make no sense until later, outgoing President Barack Hussein Obama signs the National Defense Authorization Act or the NDAA, that provides $619 billion for military purposes but also establishes an Anti-Propaganda Center. 
  50. 2017 Wednesday:  As Democrats continue spreading lies about the tax bill signed yesterday by President Donald J. Trump, they plan to use their phony version of it as a way of winning big in the 2018 Mid-Term Elections.  What a bunch of scum.  They claim that the tax law will harm charitable donations not that Democrats know anything about giving to charity because stats show conservatives with a strong belief in God donate to charity way more than leftists who believe in Marx and Engels.
  51. 2018 Thursday:  President Donald J. Trump makes a Christmas visit to a U.S. military base in Iraq where he receives an extremely warm welcome from U.S. servicemen-and-women.   The Fake News Media points out that this is ‘his first trip to a war zone since coming to office two years ago.’  Wah, wah, wah.  Meanwhile, President Trump says the government shutdown could continue quite a while due to the Democratic Party’s intransigence in refusing to fund the BORDER WALL separating the United States from chaos, anarchy, and violence.
  52. 2019 Friday: As heavy fighting continues to rage across Syria, heavy bombing by Syrian government troops forces hospitals and health clinics in Idlib to close their doors and go underground.   Meanwhile, thanks to rising tensions in the Gulf of Oman, the Japanese government announces it will send a naval destroyer to protect shipments of oil.   Elsewhere, Muslims in India continue running amok over the ‘anti-Muslim citizenship law.’  Look, when the Muslims learn how to behave like everyone else, such laws will not be necessary.
  53. 2020 Saturday: A federal judge delays sentencing in the case of former FBI lawyer, Kevin Clinesmith who lied in the Trump-Russia Collusion Hoax the Democrats concocted to eliminate Mr. Trump.  We suspect the court is awaiting the outcome of the January 5 Electoral College vote in the U.S. House of Representatives.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms are poised to leapfrog the U.S. to become the lone global superpower by 2028.  Elsewhere, federal, state, and local law enforcement continues to search for the culprits behind the Christmas Day RV explosion in downtown Nashville, Tennessee.  If they have suspects in mind, they are remaining mum for the time being.
  54. 2020 Saturday A: The Pennsylvania lawmakers who have met with President Donald J. Trump say the ‘president is resolved in contesting the 2020 Election results.’  Meanwhile, U.S. officials deny they evacuated the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone over threats of attack.  Elsewhere, Japan urges ‘Pro-China Joe” Biden to remain strong on defending Taiwan, calling it a ‘red line’ the Chi-Coms should not cross.  IF Biden does become president, we expect the Chi-Coms will move against FREE China within six months.
  55. 2020 Saturday B: The CARES Act unemployment benefits expire today.  Meanwhile, the COVID-19 Relief Bill arrives at Mar-a-Lago in Florida for the president’s signature.  Elsewhere, we learn that former British double agent George Blake dies in Moscow at age 98 on this date.  Finally, the mayor of Miami, Florida, is doing his best to woo New York Wall Street banks to relocate to his state where there are no income taxes and freedom to operate.  That would be amazing.
  56. 2020 Saturday C: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox, communist China’s gift to the world and a boon for Democrats who want to exercise their fascist skills in locking down people’s lives like California’s duplicitous closet pansy Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 80,1229,602 confirmed cases, +463,077, 1,755,940, confirmed deaths, +70,225, and 45,338,147 confirmed recoveries, +405,622.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 19,103,992 confirmed cases, UP 164,718 from yesterday’s reporting, 335,265 confirmed deaths, UP 1,663, and 8,320,845 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,541.
  57. 2020 Saturday D: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,072,665 confirmed cases, 23,983 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 20,888 confirmed cases, 288 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 237,689 confirmed cases, 3,268 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state- Arizona. Currently, they have 393,041 confirmed cases, 8,424 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Ducey.  Let’s look at Israel’s stats now that Mo is living there: 398,664 confirmed cases, 3,210 confirmed deaths, and 359,816 confirmed recoveries.
  58. 2020 Saturday E: We have three NFL games today: (2) Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 47 (10-5) @ Detroit Lions, 7 (5-10) Saturday 10:00 A.M.  Next, (3) San Francisco 49ers, 20 (6-9) @ Arizona Cardinals, 12 (8-7) Saturday 1:30 P.M.  Tonight’s game: (4) Miami Dolphins, 26 (10-5) @ Las Vegas Raiders, 25 (7-8) Saturday 5:15 P.M.  In addition to this, we will also have results for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball draws.  Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3520 with a jackpot of $18 million up for grabs: 04, 06, 16, 19, 32, and Mega 02.  Out of 97,179 winning tickets, one person won the jackpot of $18,000,000.  The jackpot ticket was bought at the Café Paradise in San Jose, CA, 95111.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #806: 10, 24, 27, 35, 53, and Powerball 18.  Out of 102,257 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $114,230.
  59. 2020 Saturday:  Here is where we were, the day after Christmas and as you know, neither the Democratic Party OR their bosses in the Chinese Communist Party ever sleep so please stay tuned to see what the scum is up to today.  We support President Donald J. Trump, Trump won the election, NOT Beijing Biden!
  60. 2021 Sunday: Stick around…

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This artwork is #0691 a 5” x 7” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Sea.”  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 delivered by Fairport Convention was yet another ‘blast from the past,’ culled by band member, Dave Pegg: “The Airing Cupboard Tapes 71-74” (08-16-2002), an album of live music from 1990.  The lineups feature Sandy Denny (vocals, guitar), Richard Thompson (lead guitars), Simon Nichol (guitars, vocals), Dave Pegg (basses, mandolins, vocals), Dave Swarbrick (fiddle, mandolins, vocals, and viola), and Dave Mattacks (drums and percussion).  It is amazing- and extremely enjoyable- to envision each of these performances with your mind and ears.  We love it, we know you will love it, too, and you can find it at almost every site specializing in classic rock/folk rock music such as Amazon, Discogs, AllMusic, eBay, you name it, it’s available.  We hope you do check it out as we believe you will love this band as much as we do.  Enjoy.

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ENDNOTES:

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

[ii] We promoted this album, “Magical Mystery Tour,” on Wednesday, 16-November-2016.  We hope you will check out the soundtrack.

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

[iv] We promoted the music of New York City’s very own Vanilla Fudge, beginning on Friday, 01-November-2013 through Friday, 15-November-2013.  You definitely will want to check them out so please, do so now.

[v] This f**ing movie is as scary today as it was back then.  Check it out.

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

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

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

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WEEK 2021

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

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

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021:

ENDNOTES:

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

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

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

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

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

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

[vii] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.

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

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

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

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

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