230. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2022

2022 Thursday: Rep. Liz Cheney- a woman we lovingly have labeled “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney due to her obsessive-compulsive desire to destroy President Donald J. Trump- cannot read the writing on the wall. The voters of Wyoming said, ‘NO MORE, go the hell away.’ At least that pathetic little piece of crap Adam Kinzinger from Illinois had sense enough NOT even to run for another term.

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230. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Nathan Clifford and Hugo Black; U.S. Attorney-General Nathan Clifford; U.S. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger; U.S. Interior Secretary Walter J. Hickel; U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner; the Bee Gees featuring Vince Melourney, Elvis Presley, Foreigner featuring Dennis Leslie Elliot, Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock, the Move featuring Carl Wayne, and “The Outlaw Ned Kelly” featuring Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones:

  1. 410 Wednesday: King Alaric I and his Visigoths assault the city of Rome and plunder it.
  2. 440 Saturday: The reign of the 44th Roman Catholic Pope St. Sixtus III ends on this date.  He first picked up his Holy Cross 8 years and 18 days earlier on July 31, 432.
  3. 1227 Wednesday: The Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan died on this date.
  4. 1276 Tuesday: The 186th Roman Catholic Pope Adrian V ended on this date.  He first became pontiff on July 11 and continued for 38 days.
  5. 1503 Tuesday: The reign of the 214th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander VI ended on this date.  The Vicar of Christ, he first picked up his Holy Cross on August 11, 1492, and carried it forward until today.
  6. 1559 Tuesday: The reign of the 223rd Roman Catholic Pope Paul IV ends on this date.  He first became the leader of the Roman Catholic Church on May 23, 1555, and from that day until this, he led the faithful on their journey to commune with the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
  7. 1564 Tuesday: Spanish King Philip II joins the Council of Trent.
  8. 1587 Tuesday: Virginia Dare became the first child of English parents to be born in present-day America, on what is now Roanoke Island in North Carolina.  However, the Roanoke Colony ended up mysteriously disappearing.
  9. 1700 Wednesday: An army composed of Swedes, English, and Dutch land at Zeeland, Denmark.  
  10. 1817 Monday: Local newspapers at Gloucester, Massachusetts, report seeing a large sea serpent offshore.
  11. 1834 Monday: Mt. Vesuvius in Italy erupts.
  12. 1840 Tuesday: The Organization of the Society of American Dental Surgeons undergoes founding in New York City.
  13. 1846 Tuesday: U.S. forces led by General Stephen W. Kearny captured Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  14. 1862 Monday: Dakota Indians began an uprising in Minnesota; however, U.S. forces crushed the revolt some six weeks later.
  15. 1864 Thursday: On the sixth day of the Civil War Battle of Deep Bottom Run, Virginia, the Confederates assault Union positions.
  16. 1883 Saturday: Future 34th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Nathan Clifford, Democrat, is born in Rumney, N.H., on this date.  President James Buchanan nominated Clifford to fill the seat of Associate Justice Benjamin Curtis, first a Whig and then a Republican.  Clifford served from January 12, 1858, to July 25, 1881.  Prior to this, Clifford served the nation as its 19th U.S. Attorney-General Nathan Clifford is born.  A Democrat, he served under President James K. Polk from October 17, 1846, to March 17, 1848.
  17. 1894 Saturday: The U.S. Congress established the Bureau of Immigration on this date.
  18. 1914 Tuesday: President Woodrow Wilson issued his Proclamation of Neutrality, aimed at keeping the United States out of World War I.
  19. 1916 Friday: The state of Illinois made the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln into a national shrine.
  20. 1917 Saturday: In San Francisco, California, future 15th U.S. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger is born.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 21, 1981, to November 23, 1987.
  21. 1919 Monday: At Chicago, Illinois, the Anti-Cigarette League of America forms.   Elsewhere, in Ellinwood, Kansas, future 38th U.S. Interior Secretary Walter J. Hickel is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Hickel would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from January 24, 1969, to November 25, 1970.
  22. 1920 Wednesday: As Tennessee became the 36th state to approve it, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, guaranteeing all American women the right to vote, underwent ratification.
  23. 1930 Monday: Eastern Airlines begins passenger service throughout the United States.
  24. 1937 Wednesday: The city of Boston issued the first FM radio construction permit on this date.  The station commenced broadcasting two years later.  Elsewhere, the 76th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Hugo Black assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated his fellow Dem to fill the seat of Associate Justice Willis Van Devanter.  Black served from today until September 17, 1971.
  25. 1938 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt dedicates the Thousand Islands Bridge, which connects Canada with the United States.
  26. 1940 Sunday: During the Battle of Britain, the Luftwaffe loses seventy-one aircraft over England, either through aerial combat or from ground antiaircraft fire.  Meanwhile, the United States and Canada established a joint defense plan against possible enemy attacks during World War II.
  27. 1942 Tuesday: During World War II on Makin Island in the Solomon Island chain, Carlson’s Raiders—elite American fighting men—land and kill more than 350 Japanese troops.
  28. 1943 Wednesday: SS Commando Otto Skorzeny’s Heinkel-111 suffers combat damage and goes down over the island of Sardinia; however, Adolf Hitler’s favorite SS officer survives the crash.  Meanwhile, the final load of Jews from Salonika in Greece arrives at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp, doomed to extermination.  Finally, Carl Wayne—future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, the Move[i] from 1965-1969—is born on this date in Winson Green, England.
  29. 1945 Saturday: Future member of the Bee Gees[ii]–Vince Melourney (guitars 1967-68)—is born in Australia on this date.  Meanwhile, as Indonesia takes steps to separate itself from its Dutch colonial masters in the aftermath of World War II, the Preparatory Committee for Indonesian Independence elects Sukarno the first president of the new nation.  The Dutch would return with a vengeance.
  30. 1950 Friday: Dennis Leslie Elliot, future drummer with the British-American rock band, Foreigner[iii], was born on this date in Peckham, London, England.
  31. 1954 Wednesday: During the Eisenhower administration, Assistant Secretary of Labor James Ernest Wilkins became the first black American to attend a presidential Cabinet meeting as he sat in for Labor Secretary James P. Mitchell.  Note, liberal snowflakes always crying about racism and Republicans, President Eisenhower was a REPUBLICAN and this event occurred on HIS watch, not a Democrat’s.  
  32. 1956 Saturday: Elvis Presley’s[iv] first single, “Don’t be Cruel/Hound Dog,” reaches #1 on the music charts in the United States on this date.
  33. 1958 Monday: In the 13th round of their heavyweight boxing title match, Floyd Patterson scores a technical knockout of Roy Harris.
  34. 1961 Thursday: In New York City, N.Y., future 75th U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is born.  A future “independent,” Secretary Geithner would serve under President Barack Hussein Obama[v] from January 26, 2009, to January 25, 2013.
  35. 1963 Saturday: James Meredith became the first black student to graduate from the University of Mississippi.
  36.  1964 Monday: Due to their policy of apartheid, the International Olympic Committee bans South Africa from competition.
  37. 1966 Wednesday: The first pictures of Earth taken from moon orbit arrived back in the United States at NASA.
  38. 1967 Thursday: Following time in jail, the Rolling Stones release the single, “We Love You,” a psychedelic-tinged tune that features background vocals by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, as well as the slamming of the cell doors in the prison where Mick Jagger, Keith Richard, and Brian Jones did their time for drug offenses.
  39. 1969 Monday: While filming the movie, “Ned Kelly,” Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones[vi] suffers an accidental gunshot wound[vii].  The Woodstock Music and Art Fair in Bethel, N.Y., wound to a close after three days with a midmorning set by Jimi Hendrix and his band. [viii]
  40. 1976 Wednesday: As a group of North Korean soldiers wielding axes and metal pikes attacked U.S. and South Korean troops in the demilitarized zone, two American Army officers died.
  41. 1983 Thursday: Hurricane Alicia slammed into the Texas coast, leaving twenty-one dead, and causing more than a billion dollars of damage.
  42. 1988 Thursday: Vice President George H. W. Bush accepted the presidential nomination of his party at the Republican National Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Rep. Dan Quayle becomes his running mate.
  43. 1990 Saturday: The first shots fired by the U.S. in the Persian Gulf Crisis occurred when a U.S. frigate fired rounds across the bow of an Iraqi oil tanker.
  44. 1991 Sunday: An unsuccessful coup took place against Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev as Soviet hardliners attempted to remove him from power.    
  45. 1995 Friday: Shannon Faulkner, who had won a 2.5-year legal battle to become the first female cadet at The Citadel, quit the South Carolina military college after less than a week, most of it spent in the infirmary. 
  46. 2011 Thursday: Gold hits a record $1,826 an ounce.
  47. 2013 Sunday: UN inspectors arrive in Damascus, Syria, determined to uncover the truth as to whether the government of dictator Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons against his own people or if the rebels funded by the Obama Administration did.  Meanwhile, David Miranda, partner of Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald, who had received leaks from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, found himself detained for nearly nine hours at London’s Heathrow Airport, triggering claims authorities were trying to interfere with reporting on the issue.
  48. 2014 Monday: Following a meeting between a Pakistani official and separatists in Kashmir, a meeting between the foreign secretaries of Pakistan and India does not happen because BOTH nations claim the disputed province as one of their own.  Elsewhere, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, Michael Brown.  Meanwhile, Don Pardo, 96, a durable radio and television announcer known for his introductions with a boomerang baritone on “Saturday Night Live” and other shows died in Tucson, AZ, on this date.
  49. 2015 Tuesday: According to Brainy History—the world’s best place for information, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to reduce greenhouse gases from oil and gas operations, proposing a rule to cut methane emissions from these sources by 40 to 45 percent of 2012 baseline levels over the next 10 years.
  50. 2016 Thursday:  After the U.S. Justice Department blocked Aetna from merging with another healthcare provider, the company’s CEO Mark Bertolini, in a slap at the Obama administration, threatened to end its participation in the Obamacare exchanges the following year.  Meanwhile, Democratic Party 2016 nominee Hillary Clinton blasts GOP nominee Donald J. Trump for having stiffed many of his employees and contractors over the years.  Things are heating up, folks.
  51. 2017 Friday: Steve Bannon, President Trump’s top White House strategist, found himself forced out of his post by the President; Bannon returned immediately as executive chairperson to Breitbart News, which he led before joining Trump’s campaign.  Meanwhile, billionaire investor Carl Icahn resigned from his unpaid post as Trump’s advisor on deregulation efforts, as The New Yorker was preparing to publish an article detailing his potential conflicts of interest.  Finally, deep sea explorers locate the USS Indianapolis 18,000 feet down on the ocean floor where it has remained since a Japanese submarine torpedoed it 72 years ago.  The Indianapolis is the vessel that carried parts of the atom bomb destined for Hiroshima. 
  52. 2018 Saturday: Kofi Annan, the first black African to become United Nations secretary general, died at the age of eighty on this date.
  53. 2019 Sunday: In Hong Kong, one-quarter of the population or 1.7 million people take part in a peaceful, pro-democracy protest against the Chi-Coms in Beijing who seek to speed up the transition period made with the British when they handed over their former colony.  Who can trust the communists in Beijing?  Freedom for the people of Hong Kong!  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump says, ‘yes, the U.S. wants to buy Greenland from the Danes.’  The Danes were all offended at his offer. 
  54. 2020 Tuesday: The NYPD reports that requests for retirement benefits are up by 50-percent.  Go figure.  Next reports released today that the Chi-Com backed (or so we believe) opioid epidemic in the United States has cost the United States more than $630 billion since 2007.  It should be clear that communist China is waging an ‘opium war’ against the United States which means we should do the same to them.  Next, optimism is rising in the United States with the news that new home construction increased by 22.6-percent.  Meanwhile, today being the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment that gives women the right to vote, President Donald J. Trump announces he will issue a pardon to women’s voting rights advocate Susan B. Anthony.  Having voted illegally in 1872, the law charged and convicted her of the crime.  Next, U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy announces he will halt any changes to USPS operations until after the November Elections.  Finally, COVID-19- aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka Wuhan Flu, aka Kung Flu, aka Chinese Virus, aka Wuhan Virus Crisis, is now the third leading cause of death in the USA.  Thank you, Chi-Coms, thank you, you scurrilous scumbags!
  55. 2020 Tuesday A: At the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, WI, the Dems have a massive lineup of speakers: (1) Former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates; (2) Senate Minority Leader Chuckie Schumer, N.Y.; (3) Former Secretary of State John F. “Lurch” Kerry; (4) Dingbat Rep. Alexandria “Sandy Cortez” Ocasio-Cortez, N.Y.; (5) Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-DE; (6) Former president and close Jeffrey Epstein friend Bill Clinton; (7) former President Jimmy Carter; and (8) Dr. Jill Biden, JOBI’s wife.  Then, the Dems have an army of keynote speakers, the ‘future of the party.’  Here we go: (9) Stacey Abrams- disgruntled loser; (10) Rep. Connor Lamb, D-PA; (11) Rep. Colin Allred, D-TX; (12) State Sen. Raamesh Akbari, D-TN.; (13) Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-PA; (14) State Sen. Yvanna Cancela, D-NV.; (15) former State Rep. Kathleen Clyde, D-OH; (16) Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried, D-FL.; (17) Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, D-CA.;  (18) State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, D-PA; (19) State Sen. Marlon Kimpson, D-S.C.; (20) State Rep. Mari Manoogian, D-MI.; (21) State Rep. Victoria Neave, D-TX; (22) Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez; (23) State Rep. Sam Park, D-GA; (24) State Rep. Denny Ruprecht, D-N.H.; and (25) Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, D-AL.  As the night wore on, we discovered that Tom Perez, DNC chair, and RINO Colin Powell also spoke.
  56. 2020 Tuesday B: The National Border Patrol Council today endorsed President Donald J. Trump as other law enforcement organizations have and will continue doing.  There is no other choice in this upside-down world.  Meanwhile, a POS terrorist named Marquise Love underwent arrest today in Portland, Oregon, for the savage assault on a motorist whom the mob dragged out of the car on Sunday night, beat, kicked, and stomped before Mr. Love ran up and did a roundhouse kick into the head of the victim, a man named Adam Haner.
  57. 2020 Tuesday C: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Chi-Com Horseshoe Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 21,974,393 confirmed cases, UP by 234,892 cases, 776,157 confirmed deaths, DOWN by 84 (yesterday, sources reported 776,241) deaths, and 13,934,532 confirmed recoveries, UP by 231,569 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,563,646 confirmed cases, UP by 74,883 new cases, 173,713 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,567 new deaths, and 2,816,468 confirmed recoveries, UP by 53,329 new recoveries.  We believe if the authorities would share the TRUE percentages of deaths per number of those with the disease- instead of making everyone who might have the Wuhan Flu in their system but did not cause their deaths- known, there would be LESS fear.  It is also clear that misreporting the news has Americans believing at least thirty million Americans have died from Xi Jinping’s Bat Flu which is not true.
  58. 2020 Tuesday D: COVID-19 Statistics 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: 632,667 confirmed cases, 11,342 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 5,215 confirmed cases, forty confirmed deaths, and 1,868 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 67,721 confirmed cases, 1,785 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, will not share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let us look at one more state, the Empire State: 426,571 confirmed number of cases, 32,833 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the honest numbers you foul-smelling piece of cesspool grime, especially of the senior citizens you have killed.  People are going to sue YOU.  Shame on you.
  59. 2020 Tuesday E: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals- here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,778.07, DOWN 66.84 points (-0.24%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,210.84, UP 81.12 points (+0.73%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,389.78, UP 7.79 points (+0.23%).  The price of GOLD is $2,013.50 per troy oz., +0.40 (+0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $27.92 per troy ounce, -0.155 (-0.55%).  The price of PLATINUM is $977.00 per troy oz, +1.60 (+0.16%) while the price of COPPER is $2.97 per pound, -0.0005 (-0.02%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $42.61 per barrel, -0.28 (-0.65%).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.92 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.84 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency.
  60. 2020 Tuesday F: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka REAL name Sandy Cortez, seconds the NOMINATION OF SEN. BERNIE SANDERS OF VERMONT FOR PRESIDENT.  She just spit in the face of Nancy Pelosi and of the Old Guard.  Wow.  We now believe what we heard to be so is so, that AOC is supporting the far-left challenger of Nancy Pelosi in November, Muslim attorney Shahid Buttar- you heard it here first.  Will the Squad follow in AOC’s footsteps?  Finally, the organizers conduct the roll call, and the result is Joe Biden (JOBI) winning 3,627 delegates and Sen. Bernie Sanders winning 1,151.  Congratulations, Joe, you have wanted this for decades.  Good for you.
  61.  2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 209,977,126 confirmed cases, +651,987, 4,403,271 confirmed deaths, +9,859 and 188,144,233 confirmed recoveries, +258,258.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 38,016,008 confirmed cases, UP 130,753 from yesterday’s reporting, 641,080 confirmed deaths, UP 1,007, [ix] and 30,324,754 confirmed recoveries, UP 35,473.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  62. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 322,323 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient 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 rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 81,755 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  63. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,163,495 confirmed cases, 64,745 confirmed deaths, and 2,204,176 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,002,763 confirmed cases, 41,130 confirmed deaths, and 2,318,544 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 52,846 confirmed cases, 554 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 518,788 confirmed cases, 6,319 confirmed deaths, and 239,311 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Nebraska: they have 235,075 confirmed cases, 2,302 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xi]   
  64. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 962,193 confirmed cases, 6,723 confirmed deaths, and 896,124 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Comoros, 183rd country on the list: 4,039 cases of the virus, 147 confirmed deaths and 3,882 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  65. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: Thanks to Joe Biden being the WORST president in U.S. history- even worse than foreign-born Barack Hussein Obama and the ‘peanut farmer’- DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,960.69, DOWN 382.59 points (-1.08%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,525.91, DOWN 130.27 points (-0.89%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,000.27, DOWN 47.81 points (-1.07%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.54 per barrel, +4.90 (+0.27%).  The price of GOLD is $1,789.20 per troy oz., +0.10 (+0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $23.49 per troy ounce, +0.07 (+0.29%).  The price of PLATINUM is $995.00 per troy oz, -1.40 (-0.14%) while the price of COPPER is $4.11 per pound, -0.01 (-0.19%). [xiii] The price of PALLADIUM is $2,426.60 per troy oz, -62.22 (-2.50%). [xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., -5,000.00 (-0.64%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,565.50 per troy oz., -28.75 (-1.11%).  [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.03.     In El Salvadoran Colon, one greenback equals 8.75 and in Sao Tomean Dobra, a buck equal 20,714.34 and in Saudi Riyal, one dollar equals 3.75 of theirs.[xvi]        
  66. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.405 per gallon, $3.006 in Florida, $4.091 in Hawaii, and $3.906 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let us look at one other location- New York: $3.224.  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- South Korea: $5.487 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,656,592,489,318 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xix]  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 Hong Kong, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Cayman Islands with $223 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  67. 2021 Wednesday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News– As Joe Biden sits spanking the wank at Camp David, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is going to host a meeting of the G7 nations next week (a little late, there, Mr. PM) to discuss the calamity befalling Afghanistan.  Next, as Afghanistan continues sliding into the abyss, the Australian military was able to rescue twenty-six people from the jaws of the Taliban.  Moving on, exiled Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he left his country to prevent unnecessary bloodshed, not to steal the country’s treasury.  Meanwhile, he plans to remain in the United Arab Emirates.  In other Afghan news, on the same day the Taliban said, ‘we will respect women’s rights,’ they shot dead a woman in the streets who was not wearing a burqa.  Next, protests in Jalalabad turn violent as the Taliban continues consolidating power.
  68. 2021 Wednesday G: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News II– The U.S. State Department announced today that IT CANNOT secure the road into Hamid Karzai International Airport so that Americans can evacuate the collapsing country.  “Shelter in place” is what they are telling American citizens.  Senator Joni Ernst, R-IA, says that the ‘Taliban are extremely emboldened by Joe Biden’s failures.’  Next, U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and chairperson of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley addressed reporters today.  Neither one is very illustrious but the political general- Milley- lied bald-faced and unabashedly to reporters when he claimed- get this- ‘the U.S. didn’t see this coming.’  The liar also says that ‘U.S. troops CANNOT help Americans make it to the airport to escape the country.’  What a POS.  Meanwhile, Breitbart London editor Raheem Kassan told Newsmax that ‘Joe Biden halted President Donald J. Trump’s crisis response’ program in Afghanistan.
  69. 2021 Wednesday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Amigos, hoy dia is the 148th day since El Jefe Joe Biden appointed “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be his ‘border czar’ as well as her 54th day since her sole visit to the border.  Tragic.  Next, here are the numbers as compiled by OAN daily.  First, here is the cost for this day alone of caring for the cast-offs of the world: $535,997,088.  Second, here is the horrible cost for just this year of caring for the invaders: $251,494,957,056.  Third, here are the numbers of the illegals that have made it into our country this year: 2,577,622.  Fourth and final, here is the conservative effort for the illegal alien invaders running amok in our country: 36,577,620.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT). [xx] 
  70. 2021 Wednesday I: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Speaking of the U.S.-Mexico border disaster, cross-border shootings from Mexico on U.S. Border Patrol agents are on the increase as the cartels continue ‘feeling their oats’ with the lawlessness afflicting the region.  Next, a new poll says that a vast majority of the American people favor the immigration policies of President Donald J. Trump compared to the lack of any of the Biden regime.  Meanwhile, the U.S. is trying to slash the numbers of ‘asylum cases’ along the southern border.  This means look for MORE illegal aliens coming to a town or city near you.
  71. 2021 Wednesday J: Foreign News-Overseas News I– The Chi-Coms are deploying numerous warships to the Taiwan Straits and are telling Taipei that “Joe Biden is not coming to protect you.”  The Biden regime then vowed to support Taiwan after the Chi-Coms said what they said.  (Note- we do not believe Joe Biden even knows WHAT Taiwan is much less WHERE it is).  Elsewhere, the Russians were testing a prototype military transport plane that sadly went down, killed both pilots and the flight engineer outside Moscow.
  72. 2021 Wednesday K: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and Authoritarianism News– Chicago to bring back indoor mask mandates for ALL citizens.   Next, Joe Biden is going to require that ALL NURSING HOME STAFF must be fully vaccinated, or they cannot work.  Elsewhere, Disneyworld tweaked its mask policy to allow visitors to go without masks when outdoors in their theme parks.  Next, unvaccinated students at Quinnipiac University face fines and loss of internet privileges.  Finally, parents in Louisiana are rebelling against Governor John Bel Edwards’ harsh mask measures in the state’s schools.  Stand and fight, people, stand and fight.
  73. 2021 Wednesday L: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow The Money) News– (1) Pfizer $49.33 (2) AstraZeneca $59.44 (3) Johnson & Johnson $177.26 (4) BioNTech $363.99 (5) Moderna $398.80.  The reason we compile these numbers for our readers is so that you can understand WHY there is this ongoing push for everyone to get vaccinated, get vaccinated again, and now get flipping booster shots, thus, the politicians invest in these companies.  When the federal government buys vaccines and distributes them free not just to the American people but to illegal frigging aliens and to countries around the world that hate our guts, the profit levels soar by as much as 1,000-percent.  The stock dividends pour millions of dollars into the pockets of every politician invested in these companies.  It is your classic money-go-round, all money leads back to our political leaders of both parties.  As if right on cue, U.S. officials are calling for ALL Americans to begin getting booster shots in September, eight months after their second vaccination, so as to ‘protect them’ from the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.
  74. 2021 Wednesday M: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow The Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $85.48 (2) General Dynamics: $196.60 (3) Boeing: $219.09 (4) Lockheed Martin: $356.68 (5) Northrup-Grumman: $363.16.  Ditto what we said in the prior segment.  Politicians decry the companies producing the ‘weapons of war’ yet invest heavily in them.  This is a shame, and all elected leaders should undergo automatic banning from investing in companies that win big fat government contracts.  
  75. 2021 Wednesday N: Voting Integrity-Fraudulent And Stolen Election News–  The FBI is joining an election machine hacking probe in the great state of Colorado.  Meanwhile, Georgia approves of a Fulton County election audit where loads of election fraud occurred last year.
  76. 2021 Wednesday O: President Donald J. Trump News– Regarding the disaster ongoing in Afghanistan, President Donald J. Trump says our nation has ‘never been so humiliated as it now is.’  President Trump had much more to say about the usurper living in the White House, senile old fool that the invader is: “Joe Biden destroyed respect for the U.S. by abandoning Afghanistan in a mess and it makes the country much more vulnerable than ever.”  The President’s son, Donald J. Trump Jr. told Newsmax that the ‘Taliban waited for a weakling to be in the White House before they did what they did.’
  77. 2021 Wednesday P: Joe Biden News I– As Afghanistan worsens by the minute, Joe Biden’s ‘once HIGH (we do not believe this) approval ratings went from around 54-percent to 43-percent.  We doubt he ever was above 45-percent once he took the oath and opened the southern border to the millions of illegal alien invaders. [xxi]  Joe Biden told ABC News that ‘chaos was unavoidable in withdrawing from Afghanistan’ (and that everything is President Donald J. Trump’s fault).  Joe Biden also says that the U.S. military is going to relocate tens of thousands of Afghan ‘refugees’ to the following states: Texas, Wisconsin, and Virginia.  None of them are undergoing any type of vetting, however.  Joe Biden also is inviting the new prime minister of Israel to visit the White House as the relationship between the U.S. and the world’s sole Jewish state is fraying.
  78. 2021 Wednesday Q: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime is allocating $500 million to help Afghan refugees get out of Afghanistan even as more than 40,000 Americans are trapped within the hellhole.  In other Biden regime news, loser “Kooky Kamala” Harris announces she has NO PLANS of not going overseas on her first trip abroad to Vietnam and Singapore even as the Afghanistan debacle continues to implode.  Moving on, Joe Biden is going to war against various school systems around the country.  Any school district that won’t permit trannys- i.e., chicks with dicks- from playing with the girls will face the wrath of the Biden regime.  Likewise, any school with a mask ban mandate now is going to have to contend with the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division (WTF?).  This is crazy.
  79. 2021 Wednesday R: Political News I– Rep. Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, is taking his Freedom Fest on the road.  He says the tour is about positive messaging and fun opportunities for the GOP.  Next, Rep. Dan Bishop, R-NC 9th congressional district, says there ‘MUST be an Afghanistan commission in the House to probe this unmitigated disaster.’  Amen.  Moving on, Vice President Mike Pence says that ‘Joe Biden’s retreat from Afghanistan is a reckless retreat.’  Elsewhere, Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-PA 14th congressional district, says that ‘any novice can see that Afghanistan is a mess.’
  80. 2021 Wednesday S: Political News II– U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi continues to show her mind is becoming Jell-O when the nonagenarian senile politician said that ‘leaving equipment behind is what happens when there is a military withdrawal.’[xxii]  Saying this alone means she should undergo forced removal from office NOW and possible incarceration in the D.C. gulags.  Regarding this mummified loser, a new Morning Consult poll says that the border crisis and the collapse of Afghanistan have overshadowed the drive to push through the infrastructure bill.   
  81. 2021 Wednesday T: Political News III– The U.S. Department of Justice announced today that the Missouri gun laws are ‘unconstitutional.’  F-off, DOJ.  Next, Miranda Devine, New York Post columnist, told Tucker Carlson tonight on his program that Rep. Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, CPUSA-MN 5th congressional district, did indeed marry her brother to remain in the country.  DNA shows that her brother and she have a 99.999998-percent match thus she committed fraud on the U.S. government.  There are NO statute of limitations on immigration fraud.   Finally, nutrition company REDCON1 is severing ties with RINO loser Arnold Schwarzenegger over his stupid remark, “Screw your freedoms” when it comes to the right NOT to wear a mask.  Good.  Arnold should go back to where the f**k he came from.
  82. 2021 Wednesday U: Political News IV– Lara Logan told Tucker Carlson on Fox News tonight that there is NO way that the U.S. government did not know what was coming in Afghanistan.  The Taliban live in neighboring Pakistan so there is no way that the U.S. failed to notice the military buildup there nor any reason as to WHY they didn’t begin bombing the border crossings where they flooded into the country.  (Note- is it possible that the Biden regime gave the Taliban the ‘go-ahead’ to invade the country and subjugate it?)
  83. 2021 Wednesday V: U.S. House of Representatives News I– U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is fighting tooth and nail to lure vulnerable moderate Democrats into supporting the ‘infrastructure bill,’ i.e., the $1.3 trillion money pit.  Most of these Democrats recall what happened to their predecessors who voted for Obamacare back in 2009-2010, they went down in droves in the 2010 Mid-Term Elections as well as in 2012 (except for President Barack Hussein Obama), and again in the 2014 Mid-Term Elections.  Vote for it, losers, vote for it.  Speaking of the nonagenarian, addle-brained House speaker, she is also trying to get ‘bipartisan support’ for her election-theft bill, the so-called “John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act,” the one originally called the “For the People Act.”  This old coot believes she can steal all future elections if she can convince enough dummies in both parties to support this criminal crap.
  84. 2021 Wednesday W: Economic News– Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says it is ‘unclear as to what effect the COVID-19 delta variant will have on the U.S. and global economies.’  Next, retail sales for the month of July dropped by more than 1.1-percent due to COVID-19 lockdowns, restrictions, mandates, and fears.   
  85. 2021 Wednesday X: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– A new Rasmussen poll says that 70-percent of the American people believe violent crime in the country is getting out of control.
  86. 2021 Wednesday Y: Big Tech News– Although Twitter and other social media platforms controlled by the leftists still ban President Donald J. Trump, the Taliban has free run to spew hate and bile on Twitter.  Allah f**king Akbar! 
  87. 2021 Wednesday Z: National Security News– Customs and Border Protection confiscated a sizeable amount of FAKE Chi-Com-made DEA and FBI badges in Chicago.  Elsewhere, U.S. diplomats in Germany are the latest to be hit by the so-called ‘Havana Syndrome.’
  88. 2021 Wednesday AA: Human-Caused Disaster News– The Dixie Fire in northern California is out of control burning 54,000 acres within 24 hours.  The residents of Susanville are preparing to flee as the flames continue racing closer.  Meanwhile, Pacific Gas & Electric announced today that in anticipation of the out-of-control firestorm are cutting power to 50,000 homes and businesses.
  89. 2021 Wednesday BB: Natural Disasters News– The death toll from last week’s 7.2-magnitude earthquake that slammed Haiti continues to rise what with 2,000-plus deaths.
  90. 2021 Wednesday CC: War on Terror News-Terrorism News-Jihad News– Former U.S. Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott says that there are large numbers of known terrorists crossing the southern border into the United States.  Meanwhile, we learned that back in 2014, President Barack Hussein Obama freed the Taliban hoodlums overseeing the takeover of Afghanistan in exchange for disgraced U.S. Army deserter, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.  (Should have sent Sgt. Bergdahl to the gallows, Mr. “Forty-Fourth President.”
  91. 2021 Wednesday DD: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Former First Lady Rosalyn Carter celebrates her 94th birthday.  Happy birthday, Madam First Lady!
  92. 2021 Wednesday EE: Fake News I– Governor “Killer” Cuomo’s brother Chris “Fraido” Cuomo says he wrote one of his older brother’s statements regarding the initial charges of sexual harassment and assault.  Fire the POS, CNN.  Meanwhile, Chi-Com stooge Mark Zuckerberg says that ‘Facebook removed 18 million COVID-19 misinformation posts.’  (Note- that means that anyone who shared a different view of this Chi-Com, lab-engineered disease, their posts and possibly their accounts got whacked).
  93. 2021 Wednesday FF: Arizona State News– Governor Doug Ducey, RINO, fighting to keep his seat, says he will financially penalize any school district that imposes a mask mandate on students.  
  94. 2021 Wednesday GG: California State News– Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom says the Golden State will ‘gladly welcome all Afghan refugees’ (and hopefully get them registered to vote before the September 14, 2021, recall election).
  95. 2021 Wednesday HH: Florida State News– COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Sunshine State thanks to the Biden regime’s internecine war to dump massive numbers of illegal aliens there so as to drive UP the numbers of cases.  In Orange County, wastewater treatment plants report an increase of 600-percent of COVID-19 detections in the water.  This is not because of the freedom these people enjoy but because of the dumping of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants across the state in the dead of night.
  96. 2021 Wednesday II: New York State News– Outgoing Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov reportedly is filing for his pension benefits.  Meanwhile, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul is leading in the Democratic Party’s primary race according to new polls.
  97. 2021 Wednesday JJ: Texas State News– The Texas Supreme Court affirmed today that the ‘fugitive Democrats’ can undergo arrest as soon as the idiots return to the Lone Star State.
  98. 2021 Wednesday KK: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3587 what with a $9 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 09, 22, 38, 39, 45, and Mega 02.  Out of 83,101 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had five numbers BUT NO MEGA for a prize of $7,732 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Golden Snack Shop in Carson, CA 90745 (2) Calamart in Sunnyvale, CA 94087 (3) Shell in Los Angeles, CA 90021 and (4) 7-Eleven in Chula Vista, CA 91911.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #863 with a jackpot of $274 million up for grabs: 35, 36, 51, 55, 61, and Power 26.  Out of 92,804 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $52,670.
  99. 2021 Wednesday LL:  The Wrap-Up– You know, mis amigos, I have worked more than my share of places across the country and all I can say is that in my estimation, I think that the Biden ‘whisperer’ in the ear of old Joe- Barack Hussein Obama- has now abandoned his proxy.  It appears that Joe is little more than a senile babe in the woods now, abandoned by all.  We have yet to even see Dr. Jill around anywhere, it is as if he is alone, forlorn, and abandoned and this is concerning, genuinely concerning.  My colleagues here have suggested that the time is NOW for the downfall of the United States, in much the same way as the Soviet Union imploded, so, too, are we, because our enemies have maneuvered us into this position through corrupting our elections and giving us the “Manchurian Candidate.”  The question is, will we allow our government to go after us or will we stand tall and fight back?  I will leave you with this: I know many, many Democrats and the ones who voted FOR Joe Biden now wish they had cast their votes for Trump.  Put that in your pipe and smoke it- there is still hope.  Chef Hector Santanamos “El Chilote” De Soto.
  100. 2022 Thursday:  Rep. Liz Cheney- a woman we lovingly have labeled “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney due to her obsessive-compulsive desire to destroy President Donald J. Trump- cannot read the writing on the wall.  The voters of Wyoming said, ‘NO MORE, go the hell away.’  At least that pathetic little piece of crap Adam Kinzinger from Illinois had sense enough NOT even to run for another term.  He knew he was going down months ago so he decided not to run for another term as he would have gone down by 30 points or more as did his associate.  The short Tik-Tok video Kinzinger released saying ‘it was not the end of my career (just not going to win re-election) and that at some point, I will be back.’  Sure.  If it makes you feel better, continue saying it.  As for Lyin’ Liz, at her farewell rally last night in Jackson, Wyoming, about 50 people listened to her compare herself to Abraham Lincoln.  Somehow, she believes she can return even though she was BLOWN OUT.  She believes she can somehow challenge President Trump in 2024 at best and at worst, defeat him by running third party.  Okay, if thinking this wets your panties, good for you.  We suspect, however, that unless she goes on MSNBC or CNN or perhaps even CNBC, she will disappear along with her POS father.  It’s people like her- and her father’s ‘stimulating campaign commercial’ that doomed her to the crapper- that make us wish we could take back the votes we gave him and W. back in 2000 and again in 2004.  Had the Democrats only run better candidates back then- better than Vice President Al Gore in 2000 and something radically different than ‘Lurch’ in 2004, we might not have languished under the military-industrial-political complex, but they did not.  Liz, take a bow and get the f**k out and take that evil f**king father of yours with you.  Chef Gervais Krinkelmeier.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0926 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Plethora of Poppies.”  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.  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.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The biggest online retailer of music- Apple-iTunes- released another archival Beach Boys release- “Live in Sacramento 1964”- on December 02, 2014, so as to prevent the Beach Boys and mostly Brian Wilson (although Mike Love figures in here, too) from losing copyrights on the material due to whack-a-doodle European copyright laws.  Thus we have 37 tunes resulting from two shows and some practice sessions from this legendary show on these two discs.  If you enjoyed the old Beach Boys album, “Beach Boys Concert”- which is a glorious live album for its day, you will most definitely enjoy this one.  We hope you will seek this one out and to make it part of your daily listening rotation- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We began promoting the music of the Move- and of Electric Light Orchestra, Wizzard, Roy Wood, and Jeff Lynne- beginning on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

[ii] We are not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of the Bee Gees but one day, we sure as heck will.  They will forever rank as one of the all-time great British bands.

[iii] We definitely look forward to promoting the music of Foreigner one of these days, perhaps in 2020?

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

[v] Many have long contended that President Barack Hussein Obama is an illegitimate president because of him not meeting the birth requirements.  Evidence suggests that he was indeed born in the East African nation of Kenya and that that fact nullified his time in office and his judicial picks- including TWO SCOTUS justices- among other things.  We believe that ‘President Obama’ should always have an asterisk placed next to his name in the history books.  It is interesting to note that his ‘Vice President’ Joseph R. Biden also is an illegitimate president having stolen the 2020 Presidential Election.

[vi] 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.

[vii] The Rolling Stones did not appear at Woodstock for two reasons- Mick Jagger was in Australia filming Ned Kelly and Keith Richard’s girlfriend Anita Pallenberg gave birth to his son, Marlon, on this date.  However, compared to being shot one might think the Stones had been at Woodstock.  Can you imagine their performance?  It would have been amazing.

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

[ix] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now:

[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] While we love OAN, we disagree with their final number.  You see, we said as far back as 2009 when the blog began that the numbers then were between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number is closer to 75-100 million.  We must round them up, imprison them in camps in the middle of the Arizona desert or better yet, dump them on Wake Island and let them languish.

[xxi] Rep. Jerry Carl, R-AL 1st congressional district, says that the Biden regime is using the Afghan mess to deflect from the disaster occurring down on the U.S.-Mexico border.

[xxii] Rep. Dan Meuser, R-PA 9th congressional district told Newsmax that the U.S. military left behind 158 Blackhawk helicopters.  Can you imagine?  Of course, the Chi-Coms, the Russians, and the Iranians are scooping them up.

204. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2022

2020 Thursday C: Today is the 56th straight day of rioting and protests in the city of Portland, Oregon. Mayor Ted Wheeler, Democrat, says federal law enforcement is responsible for the rioting when in truth, it’s the ambivalence of the mayor and his city council that bears full responsibility for the mayhem occurring in those once beautiful city’s streets. The previous night, in a despicable act of virtue-signaling, the mayor went out on the streets to participate in the riots and the agitators threw garbage at him and told him to resign.

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204. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2022:

President Ulysses S. Grant; Chief Justice John Rutledge; Associate Justices Edward Terry Sanford and Anthony Kennedy; U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery; Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Richard V. Spencer; U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper; U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Thomas Corwin and Fred M. Vinson; U.S. Secretary of War Daniel S. Lamont; U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock; Bachman-Turner Overdrive featuring Blair Thornton, Chicago featuring Chris Pinnick, the Grateful Dead featuring Keith Godchaux, Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Slash, Roxy Music featuring Andy Mackay, and the Young Rascals featuring Dino Danelli:

  1. 636 Saturday: Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from the Byzantine Empire.
  2. 685 Thursday: John V begins his reign as the 82nd Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until August 02, 686. 
  3. 1148 Friday: The Crusaders launch a major assault on the Syrian city of Damascus.
  4. 1253 Wednesday: By order of the 176th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent III, all Jews must leave Vienne, France.
  5. 1298 Wednesday: The citizens of Wurzburg, Germany, massacre their Jewish inhabitants.
  6. 1649 Thursday: In Urbino, Marche, Papal States, future 243rd Roman Catholic Pope Clement XI is born Giovanni Francesco Albani.  He would become pontiff on November 23, 1700, until March 19, 1721.
  7. 1715 Tuesday: Local authorities at Little Brewster, Massachusetts, authorized the construction of the first lighthouse in America.
  8. 1798 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte and his troops capture the Egyptian city of Alexandria.
  9. 1800 Wednesday: In Charleston, S.C., the second U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge and the second chief justice of the high court died on this date.  President George Washington nominated Rutledge to fill a new seat and as an associate justice, he served February 15, 1790, to March 05, 1791.  He was then nominated by the president to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Jay and served August 12, 1795, to December 28, 1795. 
  10. 1827 Monday: The first swimming school in the United States opened in Boston, Massachusetts, on this date.
  11. 1829 Thursday: William Burt patents the typographer, which was the first typewriter.
  12. 1850 Tuesday: The 19th U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster assumed office on this date.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Whig, Secretary Webster served under President Millard Fillmore from today until October 24, 1852.  Webster also served the nation as its 14th U.S. Secretary of State.  The first time around, he served under Presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler from March 06, 1841, until May 08, 1843.  Moving on, the 20th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Corwin assumed office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from today until March 06, 1853.
  13. 1865 Sunday: Future 72nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Terry Sanford is born in Knoxville, Tn., on this date.  President Warren G. Harding nominated the Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney.  Sanford served from January 29, 1923, to March 08, 1930.
  14. 1866 Monday: The 28th U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery assumed his post on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from today July 16, 1868.
  15. 1877 Monday: The first municipal railroad passenger service began in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  16. 1880 Friday: The first commercial hydroelectric plant goes online in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  17. 1885 Thursday: Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, died in Wilton, New York, at age 63.  A Republican- as well as the general who finally beat the Confederacy and freed the slaves- he served from March 04, 1869, to March 04, 1877.
  18. 1886 Friday: Steve Brodie, a New York saloonkeeper, claimed to have made a daredevil plunge from the Brooklyn Bridge into the East River.
  19. 1903 Thursday: The Ford Motor Company sells its first Model A car.
  20. 1904 Saturday: During the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Charles E. Menches invents the ice cream cone. 
  21. 1905 Sunday: In Millbrook, N.Y., the 39th U.S. Secretary of War Daniel S. Lamont died.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 05, 1893, to March 04, 1897.
  22. 1914 Thursday: Following the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie, in Belgrade, the Austro-Hungarian Empire issues an ultimatum to Serbia, one the Serbs could not answer if they were to remain a free and independent country; this would lead to the outbreak of World War I.  (Meanwhile, Austro-Hungary would be reaching out to its ally, Imperial Germany for backup).  
  23. 1920 Friday: British East Africa becomes Kenya and a Crown Colony.  (Several decades later, a future American president- Barack Hussein Obama- would be born there).
  24. 1936 Thursday: Future 104th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy is born in Sacramento, Ca., on this date.  President Ronald Reagan nominated Kennedy to fill the seat of Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.  Kennedy served from February 18, 1988, to July 31, 2018.
  25. 1938 Saturday: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved the first federal game preserve, an area of 2,000 acres in the state of Utah. 
  26. 1940 Tuesday: Now that France is in the ‘Nazi’s column’ and forward air bases have been constructed the length of the French coastline, the Blitz over London commences as Luftwaffe bombers assault the city all night long.
  27. 1942 Thursday: Adolf Hitler issues Fuhrer Directive #45; this directs the German Army on the Eastern Front to occupy the city of Stalingrad.  Meanwhile, Axis troops capture the Russian city of Rostov.
  28. 1943 Friday: The lengthy Battle of Kursk sputters to an end as the Germans begin pulling back; during the battle, more than 6,000 armored vehicles of all types engaged with one another.   Postponed numerous times because of Hitler’s fretfulness, when the battle did begin, the Soviets were more than prepare for it with one defensive position after another awaiting the Nazi juggernaut.
  29. 1944 Sunday: U.S. troops occupy Pisa, Italy; on the Eastern Front, Russian troops occupy Lublin, Poland.  Elsewhere, future drummer/vocalist with the New York rock band, the Young Rascals[i]—Dino Danelli—is born in Jersey City, N.J., on this date.
  30. 1945 Monday: French Field Marshal, Henri Petain, who had headed the Vichy government during World War II, went on trial charged with treason.  A court convicted and condemned the traitor to death but later commuted the sentence to life in prison where he died in 1951.  Meanwhile, the Chicago, Burlington, Quincy Railroad placed the first passenger train observation car into service on this date.   Elsewhere, the 53rd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Fred M. Vinson assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until June 23, 1946, before moving up to the United States Supreme Court.
  31. 1946 Tuesday: Future saxophonist/oboist with Roxy Music[ii]—Andy Mackay—is born in Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, on this date.
  32. 1948 Friday: At the Progressive Party Convention, Henry Wallace receives the party’s nomination for president of the United States.
  33. 1950 Sunday: Blair Thornton—the man who would replace Tim Bachman in Bachman-Turner Overdrive[iii] as guitarist/vocalist—is born on this date in Vancouver, Canada.
  34. 1952 Wednesday: Egyptian military officers led by Gamal Abdel Nasser launched a successful coup against King Farouk I.
  35. 1953 Thursday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the rock band, Chicago[iv], from 1979-1986—Chris Pinnick—is born on this date in Van Nuys, California.
  36. 1954 Friday: Congress passed a law that stated, “The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to repair, equip, and restore the United States Ship Constitution, as far as may be practicable, to her original appearance, but not for active service, and thereafter to maintain the United States Ship Constitution at Boston, Massachusetts.”
  37. 1958 Wednesday: The submarine Nautilus departs from Pearl Harbor under orders to conduct Operation Sunshine, the mission to be the first vessel to cross the North Pole by ship.
  38. 1962 Monday: The Telstar communications satellite sends the first live TV broadcasts to Europe.
  39. 1965 Friday: In Hampstead, London, United Kingdom, future hard rock guitarist with the heavy-duty Los Angeles, California, rock band, Guns ‘n’ Roses[v]—Slash—is born on this date in Hampstead, London, England.
  40. 1967 Sunday: A deadly week of race-related rioting that claimed 43 lives erupted in Detroit, Michigan.  It began when police launched an early morning raid against an unlicensed bar that escalated into a confrontation with local residents that quickly became violent. 
  41. 1968 Tuesday: Race riots break out in Cleveland, Ohio, resulting in 11 people dead, including 3 cops.
  42. 1969 Wednesday: Future U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock is born in Savannah, Georgia, today.  A future Marxist, he would win an extremely questionable run-off election in early 2021 and would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body (so they say) on January 20, 2021.  He managed to eke out a slight win over sitting Senator Kelly Loeffler, Republican, but the election remains under a heavy cloud of election fraud, corruption, and other nefarious activities.  While running for office in 2020, he would famously state that ‘people cannot serve God and in the military at the same time.’  No, Reverend Warnock, here’s the deal: YOU cannot serve Karl Marx and God at the same time, sir.
  43. 1972 Sunday: The United States launched the “Landsat 1 (ERTS-1)” satellite, the first Earth-resources satellite in global history.  
  44. 1973 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon refuses to release tapes pertaining to the Watergate Cover-up Scandal.
  45. 1980 Wednesday: Shortly after being asked to leave the Grateful Dead along with his wife, Donna, also a member, the third keyboardist of the great American rock band[vi], the musician who replaced both Ron “Pigpen” McKernan and Tom Constantan died in a car wreck in Marin County, California.  Keith and Donna were in the process of forming their own group- the Heart of Gold Band- but the effort was tragically cut short.  Elsewhere, Billy Carter, the brother of President Jimmy Carter, admits being a paid agent of Libya.  Then why isn’t the fat tub of goo doing time in a federal slammer?
  46. 1983 Saturday: An Air Canada Boeing 767 ran out of fuel while flying from Montreal to Edmonton; however, the pilots could glide the airliner safely to an emergency landing in Gimlet, Manitoba.  The near disaster occurred because the fuel had been erroneously measured in pounds instead of kilograms at a time when Canada was converting to the metric system.
  47. 1984 Monday: Vanessa Williams—the first Black Miss America winner—resigns her post over having posed nude in photos at an earlier time.
  48. 1985 Tuesday: Commodore unveils the personal computer Amiga 1000.
  49. 1986 Wednesday: Britain’s Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey in London, England; however, the couple divorced ten years later in 1996.
  50. 1996 Tuesday: At the Atlanta Olympics, Kerri Strug made a heroic final vault despite torn ligaments in her left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts clinched their first-ever Olympic team gold medal.
  51. 1997 Wednesday: The search for Andrew Cunanan, the suspected murderer of designer Gianni Versace and others, ended as police found his body on a houseboat in Miami Beach, an apparent suicide.
  52. 1998 Thursday: Scientists at the University of Hawaii turned out more than 50 “carbon-copy” mice, using a cloning technique.  This ain’t good, folks.  Cloned human beings, anyone?
  53. 1999 Friday: Space shuttle Columbia blasted off with the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope and Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a U.S. space flight.
  54. 2000 Sunday: Lance Armstrong won his second Tour de France on this date.  
  55. 2001 Monday: Pope John Paul II urged President George W. Bush in their first meeting, held at Castel Gandolfo, Italy, to bar creation of human embryos for medical research.
  56. 2003 Wednesday: A new audiotape purported to be from toppled dictator Saddam Hussein called on Iraqis to resist the U.S. occupation.  Meanwhile, Massachusetts’ attorney general issued a report saying clergy members and others in the Boston Archdiocese probably had sexually abused more than 1,000 people over a period of six decades.
  57. 2010 Friday: Venezuela severs ties with Colombia after Colombian authorities had referred to Venezuela as “a haven for guerrillas.”
  58. 2011 Saturday: Singer Amy Winehouse, 27, was found dead in her London home from an alcohol overdose.  Meanwhile, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces his nation will launch a shuttle into space by the year 2019.
  59. 2012 Monday: Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, dies of pancreatic cancer at age 61.
  60. 2013 Tuesday:  Hercules 264, a Gulf of Mexico natural gas drilling rig, partially collapses off the coast of Louisiana; the rig remains standing but sustained extensive damage to the derrick package because of a continuing fire.
  61. 2014 Wednesday: Obamacare renders confusion as two appeals courts issue conflicting rulings regarding the legality of subsidies offered through federal versus state-run insurance exchanges; the ruling will likely to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  62. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, scientists announce discovery of a planet in the Kepler-452 solar system that closely resembles Earth in size and orbit; the planet, Kepler 452-b, has a diameter 60-percent larger than Earth’s but an orbit that is 385 days, close to Earth’s 365 days.
  63. 2016 Saturday: In the lovely city of Kabul, ISIS conducts a suicide bombing during a street protest that kills 80 people and wounds countless others.   What a bunch of horrible scumbags.
  64. 2017 Sunday: In the Tour de France, British cyclist Chris Froome claims his 4th win.   Unlike Lance Armstrong, he won his races legitimately.  
  65. 2018 Monday: As usual, phony environmentalist groups claim communist China is on track to meet new emission standards although carbon dioxide emissions in the totalitarian state have hit 9.2 billion metric tons in 2017 which are way higher than the United States and Europe combined.   Meanwhile, more negative news about the world’s largest communist country hit the news when it is discovered that a quarter million doses of vaccines for children aren’t worth a crap.  Guess the Chinese were unable to steal the correct formula from the United States.
  66. 2019 Tuesday:  In Great Britain, the ruling Conservative Party MPs select Boris Johnson to be the new prime minister replacing the disastrous Theresa May who could- or would- not get her country through Brexit.   Meanwhile, thanks to comedian Jon Stewart, the U.S. Senate passes a bill that will forever fund the 9-11 first responders’ fund.  Elsewhere, Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Richard V. Spencer left his job on this date.   A member of no professed political party, Spencer served under President Donald J. Trump from July 15, 2019, until today.  His successor, the 27th U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper assumed his post on this date.  He served under the 45th president until President Donald J. Trump fired his worthless RINO ass on November 09, 2020.
  67. 2020 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– The Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues causing problems around the world and in the United States.  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 15,317,997 confirmed cases, +309,951, 625,582, confirmed deaths, +7,950, and 8,721,415 confirmed recoveries, +210,085.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 4,099,809 confirmed cases, +80,317, 146,295 confirmed deaths, +1,242, and 1,219,623 confirmed recoveries, +33,876. 
  68. 2022 Thursday A: 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: 425,616 confirmed cases, 8,027 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 1,490 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,113 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 49,247 confirmed cases, 1,468 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  69. 2020 Thursday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,652.33, DOWN 353.51 points (-1.31%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,461.42, DOWN 244.71 points (-2.29%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,235.66, DOWN 40.36 points (-1.23%).  Price of GOLD: $1,887.10 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.15%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $22.86 per troy oz., -0.123 (-0.54%).  Price of PLATINUM: $956.60 per troy oz., -7.20 (-0.75%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.92 per #, -0.016 (-0.54%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.17, +0.10 (+0.24%).  The markets were down because for the first time since the pandemic from communist China hit back in March, unemployment numbers rose to 1.4 million new claims bringing the number of unemployed Americans to around 32 million.
  70. 2020 Thursday C: Today is the 56th straight day of rioting and protests in the city of Portland, Oregon.  Mayor Ted Wheeler, Democrat, says federal law enforcement is responsible for the rioting when in truth, it’s the ambivalence of the mayor and his city council that bears full responsibility for the mayhem occurring in those once beautiful city’s streets.  The previous night, in a despicable act of virtue-signaling, the mayor went out on the streets to participate in the riots and the agitators threw garbage at him and told him to resign.  He suffered two bouts of teargassing before his security people removed him from the streets to safety.   Arrest the mayor, mow down the Antifa thugs.  Bring sanity back NOW!  Meanwhile, national polling averages give “Pro-China Joe” Biden a 15-point lead over President Donald J. Trump.  According to Democrats, Trump is ‘toast’ and might as well resign and go home NOW.
  71. 2020 Thursday D: On the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Sandy Cortez, aka Baby Evita, aka the Fly, Democratic-Socialist, blubbered about comments made by Florida GOP Rep. Ted Yoho in which he called the dingbat far-left socialist a “F**king bitch.”  Well, she is a F**king Bitch and needs to be beaten in November.
  72. 2021 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 193,839,633 confirmed cases, +473,584, 4,157,261 confirmed deaths, +6,613 and 175,978,128 confirmed recoveries, +273,982.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,269,664 confirmed cases, UP 51,070 from yesterday’s reporting, 626,586 confirmed deaths, UP 414, [vii] and 29,478,173 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,646.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [viii]  
  73. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 308,144 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 95,934 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  74. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,893,078 confirmed cases, 64,211 confirmed deaths, and 2,087,819 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,511,084 confirmed cases, 38,714 confirmed deaths, and 2,275,249 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 39,892 confirmed cases, 527 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 467,324 confirmed cases, 6,116 confirmed deaths, and 229,145 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Jersey: they have 1,032,255 confirmed cases, 26,568 confirmed deaths, and 989,451 confirmed recoveries. [ix]    
  75. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 857,977 confirmed cases, 6,457 confirmed deaths, and 841,354 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Djibouti, 156th country on the list: 11,634 cases of the virus, 155 confirmed deaths and 11,466 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  76. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,823.55, UP 238.20 points (+0.68%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,836.99, UP 152.39 points (+1.04%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,411.79, UP 44.31 points (+1.01%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.17 per barrel, +0.10 (+0.42%).  The price of GOLD is $1,802.10 per troy oz., +0.30 (+0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $25.24 per troy ounce, +0.01 (+0.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,059.10 per troy oz, -2.30 (-0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, +0.05 (+1.25%).[xi]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,672.34 per troy oz, -45.56 (-1.68%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $720,000.00 per troy oz., -5,000.00 (-0.69%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,507.25 per troy oz., +41.25 (+1.67%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.04.     In Daish Krone, one greenback equals 6.32 and in Djiboutian Franc, a buck equal 177.50 and in Dominican Peso, one dollar equals 56.94 of theirs. [xiv]        
  77. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.321 per gallon, $2.971 in Florida, $4.089 in Hawaii, and $3.836 in Washington state. [xv]    Let’s look at one other location- District of Columbia: $3.245.  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- Costa Rica: $4.483 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,556,382,310,872 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after France, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Norway with $88 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  78. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 122 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border separating the United States from barbarism and her 28th day since she ‘visited the border’ on her one and only photo op trip.  Joe Biden- strip this gibbering jackal, this shrieking night bird, this howling jackanapes, this screeching forest orangutan, Willie Brown’s mattress, and send her home to spend more time with her family.  She is a failure in everything she does.  Meanwhile, construction restarted on the border wall in Texas as Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, got the project going again using taxpayer dollars and donations to do what must be done: defending the United States from the massive numbers of illegals trying to storm our country.
  79. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the numbers as compiled by One America News for the absolute catastrophe occurring along our southern border.  First, here is the cost for caring for the millions of illegal vermin crossing the border: $525,583,584 just this day.  Second, here is the cost of caring for the castoff Third World dregs this year: $222.992,384,576.  Next, here is the number estimated to have crossed the southern border this year: 2,285,483.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of the numbers of illegals sucking away at the taxpayers’-tired teats: 36,285,484. [xviii]  As everyone should know, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has been around since early 2009 and back then, we estimated the numbers of illegals within the United States then as between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the honest-to-God numbers are closer to 75-100 million.  This is insane and no country can withstand a tidal wave of illegal aliens as we now are.  Round ‘em up along with whatever children the scum have fathered or given birth to here, put them in tent prison camps in the Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and Texas deserts, and when air transport, derelict freighters, buses, cattle cars, and any other type of transportation arises, get them the hell out of here.  NOW.
  80. 2021 Friday H: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– A Gallup poll says that 31-percent of ALL Americans want immigration decreased.  We think that immigration must be curtailed as it was early in the previous century as we do not need a tidal wave of ignorant, permanent lower-class dependents sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers.  Build the f**king wall and deport them all.   Meanwhile, Rep. Mike Johnson, R-LA 4th CD, is demanding answers for WHY a large number of Haitians allowed to enter the U.S. via the southern border were dumped all over the state with no advance warning to local authorities.
  81. 2021 Friday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Chi-Com bigwig, a man who fashions himself as the global dictator, Xi Jinping and his corrupt, evil regime have slapped sanctions on former U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and five others after the Biden regime issued an advisory warning U.S. business of the risks of doing business in Hong Kong.  Meanwhile, reports suggest that the United States is doing what it should have done prior to the withdrawal from Afghanistan and that is launching air-and-drone strikes against weapons captured by the Taliban that we left behind as well as on Taliban targets, too.  Good.  Use neutron bombs, irradiate these barbarous scumbags.
  82. 2021 Friday J: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden continues taking heat for his irresponsible comments on Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines.  The senile old fool says that if you get vaccinated you ‘won’t get sick, you won’t be hospitalized, and most of all, you won’t die.’  Joe, what the hell have you been smoking you old fool?  Add to Joe’s woes over his ludicrous comments regarding inflation and we see an ‘administration’ on the cusp of going down the crapper faster than Jimmy Carter’s.   The country needs deliverance from this insanity.  Can’t Barack Hussein Obama do a better job as the “Cho-Mo Joe whisperer’ than what he’s presently doing?
  83. 2021 Friday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– The regime White House says it has the ‘highest ethical standards of ANY White House in U.S. history’ even as a growing cacophony of the American people question drug-addled Hunter Biden’s ‘private art sales.’  Who is buying his ‘13th Floor Elevators album covers-style artworks’ and how much are they paying for this psychedelic crap?  The man is NOT an artist, he is little more than a dope head with predilections for young children like his father, regime leader Joe Biden.  In other Biden regime news, when asked by a reporter as to numbers inside the White House afflicted by the ‘VID, Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki responded with: “Why do you need to know the numbers?”  Speaking of “Circle Back” Psaki, she also guaranteed White House reporters that ethics safeguards are now in place to make sure Hunter Biden is not selling his artworks to America’s enemies to open a back channel to the voice in his feeble father’s ear.
  84. 2021 Friday L: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– After the Major League Baseball 2021 Season concludes, the fabled Cleveland Indians have announced that in order to appease the WOKIES going berserk on social media, they are going to change their name to- get this- the Cleveland Guardians which sounds much like a DEFENSIVE name, not an OFFENSIVE one.  If it makes you feel better, then go for it but we hope the Atlanta Braves and the Kansas City Chiefs keep their names.  President Donald J. Trump had to add his two cents to the conservation and called the name change a ‘big disgrace.’  Amen.    
  85. : Whacked-Out News of the Day– Meanwhile, Tennessee’s state house removed the bust of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest and sent it God knows where.  The bust was installed back in 1979.  The man was the creator of the Ku Klux Klan; however, destroying history is foolish because in so doing, the lessons the next generation can learn disappear, possibly to be repeated again at some point in the future.   Curiously, the busts of two famous U.S. Admirals- David Farragut and Albert Gleaves- so as NOT to hurt the feelings of the Forrest bust.  There is NO other explanation as to WHY one would remove two U.S. heroes.
  86. 2021 Friday N: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Jason Sengheiser blasted the St. Louis prosecutors office over the dismissals of murder charges against three separate defendants.   The judge accused the office of Kim Gardner of shirking its duty of protecting the community from violent thugs.  What the hell is wrong with these people?   In other despicable news, President Donald J. Trump’s former inaugural chairman Tom Barrack walked out of jail today on a $250 million bond.  A $250 million bond.  What is this, a banana republic?  Flamin’ crap, folks, the country is falling into the abyss.
  87. 2021 Friday O: U.S. House of Representatives News I– The House Freedom Caucus is pushing House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd CD to employ a House rule that would allow the lower chamber to boot Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the rapidly deteriorating fascist dictator out of the speakership and onto her butt.  In a letter to the senior GOP leader in the House, they wrote: “We, the House Freedom Caucus, respectfully request that you pursue the authorization of the House Republican Conference, pursuant to Conference rules, to file and bring up a privileged motion by July 31, 2021, to vacate the chair and end Nancy Pelosi’s authoritarian reign as Speaker of the House.  Rule IX, Clause 3 of the Rules of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress requires that ‘A resolution causing a vacancy in the Office of Speaker shall not be privileged except if offered by direction of a party caucus or conference.”  The fact that Speaker Mumbles booted two of Leader McCarthy’s picks from her sham January 06, 2021, Select Committee caused Leader McCarthy to say that in the ‘history of the House, this has never happened before.’  He pulled his remaining picks and the lemon-sucking speaker said ‘good’ and is going to run her ersatz committee with skunks such as Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY At-Large district, and Rep. Adam “Kiss Ass” Kinzinger, RINO-IL 16th CD, as ‘representatives of the GOP.’  Leader McCarthy, we hope you will act on the Freedom Caucus’ letter.
  88. 2021 Friday P: Federal and State Court News– Finally!  A federal appellate court finds the CDC moratorium on evictions is ‘unconstitutional’ which is good news for landlords as they have bills to pay, too.
  89. 2021 Friday Q: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1679 what with a $140 million jackpot on the line: 13, 17, 19, 40, 69 and Mega 17.  Out of 63,207 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $8,638 apiece.
  90. 2022 Saturday: This past Tuesday, the dingleberry Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez- AOC- and her good buds, Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar were arrested in front of the United States Supreme Court for blocking traffic.  Others of their ilk underwent ‘arrest,’ too, what with magic handcuffs behind their backs.  What a bullshit show.  Can we please remove these dimwitted skanks from office in November?  Besides, the ‘big booty Latina’s’ rear-end is the product of a Brazilian butt lift, it ain’t real just like her and her ’fiancé’ is little more than a suck-up punk.   One has to love Alex Stein, the comedian, the man is hilarious.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0900 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Ball at the Fairy Fountain.”  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.  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.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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By now, one must be growing fatigued by the amount of Beach Boys’ compilation albums but folks, it is what it is.  The album we have for you today is “Classics Selected by Brian Wilson,” released on July 02, 2002.  This effort includes 19 Beach Boys tracks plus one unreleased tune from 1970 recorded by Brian Wilson and an alternate group of musicians.  Folks, everyone understands that in order to sell more vinyl, additional tidbits and joyful nuggets must be included and thus we have this album.  Seek it out wherever you shop for the best in music and see if it’s right for you.  Included here are (1) “Surfer Girl” (2) “The Warmth of the Sun” (3) “I Get Around” (4) “Don’t Worry Baby” (5) “In My Room” (6) “California Girls” (7) “God Only Knows” (8) “Caroline No” (9) “Good Vibrations” (10) “Wonderful” (11) “Heroes and Villains” (12) “Surf’s Up” (13) “Busy Doin’ Nothing” (14) “We’re Together Again” (15) “Time to Get Alone” (16) “This Whole World” (17) “Marcella” (18) “Sail On Sailor” (19) “Till I Die” and the aforementioned Brian Wilson, non-Beach Boys tune, (20) “California Feelin’.”  Friends, we definitely hope you will seek this one out and to make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we think you will be glad you did.

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

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

[iii] 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.

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

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

[vi] We began promoting the music of the Grateful Dead- including Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Phil Lesh- beginning on Tuesday, 30-August-2011 through Wednesday, 11-January-2012.  Then, we did a second series featuring more albums by this fabled San Francisco band beginning on Friday, 09-August-2013 through Monday, 19-August-2013.  At some point, we will have to do a third series as the music from this band never ends.  Please, seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT.

202. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2022

Friends, we have said for years now that there is but one way in which this country can deal with the illegal alien invasion- militarize the southern border. We believe minefields, electrified fencing, razor wire, obstacles in the middle of the Rio Grande River right down the dividing line between Mexico and the United States must be emplaced.

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202. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Matthews; U.S. Attorneys General Reverdy Johnson and Janet Reno; U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen; U.S. Treasury Secretary David M. Kennedy; U.S. Senator John Barrasso; Apollo 11; Booker T. & the MGs featuring Lewie Steinberg, Pink Floyd’s “The Wall,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers featuring Howie Epstein:  

  1. 1002 Wednesday: In the Duchy of Swabia in the Holy Roman Empire, future 152nd Roman Catholic Pope St. Leo IX is born Bruno Von Egisheim-Dagsburg.   He would become pontiff on February 12, 1049 and would guide his global flock from then until April 19, 1054.
  2. 1414 Thursday: In the Republic of Genoa, future 212th Roman Catholic Pope Sixtus IV is born Francesco delia Rovere.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on August 09, 1471, to August 12, 1484.
  3. 1773 Wednesday: Pope Clement XIV- the 249th Roman Catholic pope- issued an order suppressing the Society of Jesus or the Jesuits; however, Pope Pius VII- the 251st Roman Catholic Pope- restored the Society in 1814.
  4. 1798 Saturday: Napoleon Bonaparte’s troops win the “Battle of the Pyramids” in Egypt.
  5. 1824 Wednesday: Future 46th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Matthews is born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on this date.  President James A. Garfield nominated Matthews, a Republican, to fill the seat of another Republican, Noah Haynes Swayne.  Matthews served from May 12, 1881, to March 22, 1889.
  6. 1831 Thursday: Belgium gains its independence from the Netherlands with Leopold I made its king.
  7. 1850 Sunday: The 21st U.S. Attorney General Reverdy Johnson stepped down from office on this date.  A Whig and then a Democrat, he served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08, 1849, until today.
  8. 1861 Sunday: During the Civil War, the First Battle of Bull Run took place at Manassas, Virginia, resulting in a Confederate victory.
  9. 1898 Thursday: The United States gains Guam from Spain due to the Spanish-American War.
  10. 1904 Thursday: After 13 years, the 4,607-mile Trans-Siberian Railway is completed. 
  11. 1905 Friday: In Randolph, Utah, future 60th U.S. Treasury Secretary David M. Kennedy is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Kennedy would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from January 22, 1969, to February 11, 1971.
  12. 1925 Tuesday: The so-called Monkey Trial ended in Dayton, Tennessee, with John T. Scopes found guilty of violating state law for teaching Darwin’s Theory of Evolution.  However, due to a technicality, the court later overturned the conviction.
  13. 1930 Monday: President Herbert Hoover signed an executive order establishing the Veteran’s Administration, which later became the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  14. 1931 Tuesday: The Reno Racetrack inaugurated the daily double in the United States.
  15. 1938 Thursday: In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, future 18th U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen, is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Bill Clinton from 01-21-1993 to 02-03-1994.  Meanwhile, future 78th U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno is born in Miami, Florida, on this date.  A future Democrat, she, too, would serve under President Bill Clinton March 11, 1993, to January 20, 2001.
  16. 1940 Sunday: The Soviet Union on this date forcibly annexes the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on this date. 
  17. 1944 Friday: U.S. forces landed on the island of Guam during World War II.  Meanwhile, Field Marshal Ewald von Kluge warns Adolf Hitler of the imminent collapse of the Western Front.  Finally, the Democratic National Convention in—where else? —Chicago nominated Senator Harry S. Truman to be vice president.  
  18. 1949 Thursday: The Senate ratified the North Atlantic Treaty on this date.
  19. 1952 Monday: The Democratic National Convention, which nominated Adlai Stevenson for president opened in Chicago, Illinois.  Meanwhile, in Reading, Pennsylvania, future GOP Senator John Barrasso is born.  Representing the state of Wyoming, he would enter the U.S. Senate on 06-25-2007.
  20. 1954 Wednesday: At Geneva, Switzerland, France agrees to the independence of both North and South Vietnam.  
  21. 1955 Thursday: During a summit in Geneva, President Dwight D. Eisenhower presented his “open skies” proposal under which the U.S. and the Soviet Union would trade information on each other’s military facilities and allow aerial reconnaissance.  However, the Soviets said, “Nyet.”  Meanwhile, future longtime bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[i] 1982-2002—Howie Epstein—is born on this date in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  22. 1957 Sunday: Althea Gibson becomes the first black to win a major U.S. tennis competition when she won the Women’s National clay-court singles competition.
  23. 1959 Tuesday: The NS Savannah, the first nuclear-powered merchant ship, was christened by First Lady Mamie Eisenhower at Camden, New Jersey.  Elsewhere, the Boston Red Sox become the final team to use a black player, Pumpsie Green.
  24. 1960 Thursday: In Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), the world’s first female head-of-state, Prime Minister Sirima Bandaranaike assumes office.
  25. 1961 Friday: Captain Virgil “Gus” Grissom became the second American to rocket into 1 sub-orbital pattern around the Earth, flying aboard Liberty Bell 7.
  26. 1968 Sunday: After tying for second place in the PGA Championship, Arnold Palmer became the first golfer to earn $1 million in career earnings.
  27. 1969 Monday: Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin blasted off from the moon aboard the ascent stage of the lunar module for docking with the command module on this date.
  28. 1970 Tuesday: Libya orders the confiscation of ALL Jewish property.
  29. 1972 Friday: The Irish Republican Army carried out 32 bombings in Belfast, Northern Ireland, killing nine people and injuring 130 in what became known as “Bloody Friday.”
  30. 1973 Saturday: Israeli agents in Lillehammer, Norway, killed Ahmed Bouchikhi, a Moroccan waiter, in the case of mistaken identity, apparently thinking he was an official with Black September—the group that attacked Israel’s delegation at the 1972 Munich Olympics and killed 11 of that nation’s athletes.  Five members identified as members of the Mossad spy agency served brief prison terms in Norway for murder and were then pardoned.
  31. 1974 Sunday: The House Judiciary Committee approves the Two Articles of Impeachment against President Richard M. Nixon.
  32. 1976 Wednesday: The first outbreak of Legionnaires Disease claims 29 lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  33. 1980 Monday: Draft registration began in the United States for 19-and 20-year-old men.
  34. 1989 Friday: Mike Tyson scores a knockout of Carl “The Truth” Williams in 93 seconds for the WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  With the victory, “Iron Mike” improved his pro record to 37-0 while the loss put Williams’ pro record to 22-3.
  35. 1990 Saturday:  Pink Floyd[ii] performs “The Wall” at the site where the Berlin Wall once stood.   
  36. 1994 Thursday: Britain’s Labor Party elected Tony Blair its new leader, succeeding the late John Smith.
  37. 1996 Sunday: Hockey great Wayne Gretzky signs a deal to play for the New York Rangers for two years.
  38. 1997 Monday: The USS Constitution, which defended the United States during the War of 1812, set sail under its own power for the first time in 116 years.
  39. 1998 Tuesday: Astronaut Alan Shepherd died in Monterey, California, at age 74; elsewhere, actor Robert Young died in Westlake Village, California, at age 91.   
  40. 1999 Wednesday: U.S. Navy divers found and recovered the bodies of John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette, in the wreckage of Kennedy’s plane off Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.
  41. 2000 Friday: Special counsel John C. Danforth concluded “with 100 percent certainty” that the federal government was innocent of wrongdoing in the siege that killed 80 members of the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, in 1993.
  42. 2008 Monday: Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, one of the world’s top war-crimes fugitives was arrested in a Belgrade suburb by Serbian security forces.  He later was sentenced by a U.N. court in 2019 to life imprisonment after being convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes.
  43. 2010 Wednesday: The United States threatens to impose sanctions on North Korea over its presumed and continued nuclear weapons ambitions. 
  44. 2011 Thursday: The Central Bank of Iran announces that it will launch a website in which, it will poll Iranians on planned economic reforms and on changing the nation’s currency.  Meanwhile, the space shuttle Atlantis lands at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the last flight of NASA’s shuttle program.
  45. 2012 Saturday: Illegally excavated Buddhist relics that were recovered by Pakistani police were stolen from a police station in Karachi; the pieces date back to the Gandhara civilization, which existed over 2,000 years ago in Pakistan.
  46. 2013 Sunday: In Scotland, the 2013 Open Championship is won by American golfer Phil Mickelson.
  47. 2014 Monday: To address the flood of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the Texas border, Governor Rick Perry sends 1,000 National Guard troops to provide border security.  Meanwhile, multiple U.S. food chains in China drop meat supplier Shanghai Husi after reports that the company used expired meat and unsanitary processing conditions; companies include McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Burger King and Starbucks. Finally, President Barack Obama ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who worked for the federal government or for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates at a White House signing ceremony he embraced the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.”  Good for you, President Obama, for f**king everything up. [iii]   
  48. 2015 Tuesday: Los Angeles County votes to raise the minimum wage from $9 an hour to $15; the pay rate will be for county workers and those working in unincorporated sectors of the county.  Look for numerous jobs to disappear.
  49. 2016 Thursday: In a frenzy, Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan declares a state of emergency that will last for three months.  He does this following a ‘coup attempt’ launched against him by members of his government and his military.  Many believe he orchestrated the entire event as a way of solidifying his grip on power.  We shall see.  Meanwhile, a U.S. airstrike in Syria kills 73 ‘civilians’ as Islamists on the ground report.
  50. 2016 Thursday A: In Memphis, Tennessee, bassist with Booker T. & the MGs- Lewie Steinberg- died at age 82 from cancer.
  51. 2017 Friday: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer hands in his resignation following the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci to the White House communications department.  Spice would go and the Mooch would follow not long afterward.   Meanwhile, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of (Communist) Culture bans Justin Bieber from performing in the country by citing his ‘immoral behavior.’
  52. 2018 Saturday: After protesters go berserk in the streets, the Indian government announces that it will lift a tax on sanitary items. 
  53. 2019 Sunday: Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello announces he will refrain from seeking another term as the island territory’s governor following some imp releasing his online comments speaking negatively of women and homosexuals.  The Cancel Culture strikes again.   Meanwhile, in a significant effort at both virtue signaling and pandering, Marvel Comics announces 10 new superhero films such as Natalie Portman as a female Thor, Mahershala Ali as the new Blade, and Asian-American superhero film, Shang-Chi.  Wow.  Can you not get down on your knees any faster than that?   
  54. 2020 Tuesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 14,774,887 confirmed cases, UP by 166,370 cases, 611,589 confirmed deaths, UP by 3,179 deaths, and 8,340,042 confirmed recoveries, UP by 138,536 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,895,803 confirmed cases, UP by 61,995 new cases, 143,042 confirmed deaths, UP by 441 new deaths, and 1,130,205 confirmed recoveries, UP by 56,879 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).   
  55. 2020 Tuesday B: 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: 400,769 confirmed cases, 7,769 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,393 confirmed cases, 24 confirmed deaths, and 1,057 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 47,743 confirmed cases, 1,453 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed 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, the Empire State: 408,181 confirmed number of cases, 32,409 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the numbers you suck-eyed blowfish.  Shame on you.    
  56. 2020 Tuesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,840.40, UP 159.53 points (+0.60%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,680.36, DOWN 86.73 points (-0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,257.30, UP 5.46 points (+0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,844.40 per troy oz., +0.50 (+0.03%) while the price of SILVER is $22.56 per troy ounce, +1.003 (+4.65%).  The price of PLATINUM is $926.10 per troy oz, +7.20 (0.78%) while the price of COPPER is $2.96 per pound, +0.007 (+0.24%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.59 per barrel, -0.33 (-0.79%).
  57. 2020 Tuesday D: On the Southside of Chicago, as a funeral occurs for some gangbangers, another car full of gangbangers conducts a drive-by shooting of the funeral home prompting the attendees of the funeral to draw their guns and begin firing back.  In the ensuing melee, at least 15 to 18 people are shot.  Police recover more than 60 shell casings in the area and by the end of the night, a $15 thousand reward hits the streets for information leading to the identities and arrests of the shooters. 
  58. 2021 Wednesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 192,788,882 confirmed cases, +527,893, 4,141,891 confirmed deaths, +8,092 and 175,320,778 confirmed recoveries, +394,948.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,146,476 confirmed cases, UP 64,757 from yesterday’s reporting, 625,808 confirmed deaths, UP 363, [iv] and 29,458,403 confirmed recoveries, UP 23,232.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [v]  
  59. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 307,366 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 96,712 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  60. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,883,672 confirmed cases, 64,157 confirmed deaths, and 2,086,136 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,485,181 confirmed cases, 38,480 confirmed deaths, and 2,271,913 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 39,649 confirmed cases, 524 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 465,230 confirmed cases, 6,114 confirmed deaths, and 229,039 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Georgia: they have 1,153,064 confirmed cases, 21,593 confirmed deaths, and 1,075,347 confirmed recoveries. [vi]    
  61. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 855,552 confirmed cases, 6,454 confirmed deaths, and 839,964 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Lesotho, 155th country on the list: 12,630 cases of the virus, 349 confirmed deaths and 6,616 confirmed recoveries. [vii]     
  62. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,798.00, UP 286.01 points (+0.83%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,631.95, UP 133.01 points (+0.92%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,358.69, UP 35.65 points (+0.82%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.11 per barrel, -0.22 (-0.31%).  The price of GOLD is $1,801.70 per troy oz., -1.70 (-0.09%) while the price of SILVER is $25.36 per troy ounce, +0.10 (+0.40%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,081.00 per troy oz, +5.70 (+0.53%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, +0.01 (+0.16%). [viii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,669.23 per troy oz, +14.97 (+0.56%). [ix] The price of RHODIUM is $18,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $725,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (+0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,457.25 per USD/T, +10.75 (+0.44%). [x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.16.     In Comorian Franc, one greenback equals 417.97 and in Congolese Franc, a buck equals 1,983.03 and in Costa Rican Colón, one dollar equals 618.10 of theirs. [xi]       
  63. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.321 per gallon, $2.983 in Florida, $4.081 in Hawaii, and $3.836 in Washington state. [xii]    Let’s look at one other location- Colorado: $3.531.  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- Morocco: $4.455 per U.S. Gallon.[xiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,549,227,505,742 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiv]  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 South Korea, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Canada with $120 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  64. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Amazing as it might seem to inattentive readers, today is Day No. 120 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 26 since her one and only visit to the border just so she could say, “I’ve been to the border” (but sure as hell have not gone back nor will go back).   The American people deserve better than this cackling hen, this braying jackass, this cawing crow, this howling jackal, this gibbering hyena to be in charge of the most important job in the country: protecting the American people by securing the border from the dregs of the Third World yet ‘Willie Brown’s mattress’ won’t do her flipping job.  Below, you will see the statistics for the Biden Border tribulation as compiled by One America News:
  65. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Thanks to OAN, here are the current stats for the Biden Border Holocaust: (1) Cost this Day for caring for the tidal wave rolling over us from the Third World: $563,965,120.  Just this day, people, imagine what good this money could do for the American people.  Next, (2) Cost this Year of caring for the filth from the Third World: $220,838,002,688.  Yes, this number is correct.  The Democrats would rather spend this money on foreign invaders than on those for whom they claim to care: women, girls, blacks, Latinos, gays, trannys, and Muslims.  Next, (3) here is the number of illegal aliens who have crossed into the U.S. year- 2,263,412.  Finally, here is the CONSERVATIVE LOW ESTIMATE of illegals said to be in the United States: 36,263,412. [xv]  We disagree with this last number: since 2009 when the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day first began tapping out our initial posts, we estimated the number of illegals in the country as between 35-50 million.  However, fast forward 12 years, we believe that number is closer to 75-100 million illegals.  IF we deported all the illegals back to their ratholes, rents and mortgages would plummet, jobs would increase as would wages, our children, grand-children, and great-grand-children would receive better educations, crime would drop, and hospitals and medical centers would provide better service.  However when you have 75-100 million sucking away at the taxpayers’ teats, everything goes to hell.  ROUND THEM UP, IMPRISON THEM, BUILD THE WALL, AND THEN DEPORT THEM ALL.  Our nation is in danger of being overwhelmed by the castoffs of the world’s S-hole countries.
  66. 2021 Wednesday H: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– Rep. Brian Babin, R-TX 36th congressional district says that the Biden regime and the Democrats are ‘shirking their constitutional duty’ by not getting the border under control.   Speaking of the border, we learned today that cases of the Chi-Vi in the Rio Grande Valley are up by a shocking 900-percent.  Shut down the border.  NOW!
  67. 2021 Wednesday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– In the land of the Chi-Coms, a massive flood in the middle portion of the country has left dozens dead and tens of thousands homeless.  Sucks to be them.   Elsewhere, effete French President Emanuel Macron is calling for an investigation into whether Morocco is using Israeli Pegasus spyware to monitor his phone calls.  Speaking of France, Paris is launching its new controversial Chi-Vi vaccine passports across the nation- no shots, no participation in normal life.  Mark of the Beast?  Beginning to look that way, folks…
  68. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– A new poll from Trafalgar says that a vast majority of Americans believe taking the vaccine for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu should be a matter of personal choice and is a matter of personal choice.  Yet Democrats continue trying to steamroll the American people into taking this questionable crap even when the federal VAERS website points out the thousands of deaths and healthcare crises associated with it.  (Yup, we expect the FBI will come banging on the door at some point).  Meanwhile, Liz Harrington- President Donald J. Trump’s spokesperson- said that ‘the Biden regime has NEVER sought help from President Trump on promoting the COVID-19/Chi-Com Flu vaccines.’  Hmmm.
  69. 2021 Wednesday K: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Here’s something truly fascinating: communist George Soros and Bill Gates have bought a major COVID-19 testing company.  Now, we can speculate as to why?  We believe it’s to help the Chi-Coms in their ongoing bid to collect the DNA of all Americans for future nefarious use.   Speaking of the vaccines, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, is defending the rights of Americans to refuse the Bat Flu vaccines.  In other news related to the Wuhan Lab-generated pandemic, Rep. Byron Donalds, R-FL 19th congressional district, says that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci has ‘lost his credibility.’  Good thing that Senator Rand Paul sent a request for a criminal referral against the diminutive doctor to the U.S. Department of Justice seeing as how Doc Fauci lied to Congress on more than one occasion.
  70. 2021 Wednesday L: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News-   Arizona state Senator Wendy Rogers, Republican, is calling for a decertification of the 2020 Presidential Election as the evidence of massive voter fraud and corruption negates the election.  This is bombshell news, news that is sending Democrat politicians howling mad into the wilderness for 100 years.  What was certified has been proven to be inaccurate and the next step is for the Arizona House to submit their request to decertify the most corrupt election in the history of the United States and get the ball rolling to get usurper Joe Biden out of the White House and into an orange jumpsuit.    Likewise, Texas state Republicans are seeking to conduct their own audit of the 13th largest counties where electoral shenanigans occurred.
  71. 2021 Wednesday M: 2020 Election Audit– Meanwhile, as steam begins to build in Pennsylvania for an election audit in that crooked state, Attorney General Josh Shapiro, DS-PA, is doing everything he can to prevent voting machines and software from being turned over to Republican lawmakers.  IF this was the MOST SECURE election in the history of the country, then why NOT hand the requested data and devices over to the GOP?  There is so much information coming out of the Keystone State showing the election reeked of fraud that it would be a good thing to investigate the Democratic Party’s shenanigans.
  72. 2021 Wednesday N: Joe Biden News I– Apparently, Joe Biden had some sort of ‘town hall’ in Ohio earlier today, one in which, he was incoherent as ever.  How long can this nightmare continue with a feeble-minded president who would rather offer ice cream to young girls than try to do his job?  What a national and global embarrassment.   It would be nice if they could sync his decrepit mind with the earpiece directing him.  Zombie!
  73. 2021 Wednesday O: Joe Biden Regime News I– In news we truly don’t believe, the Biden regime’s Department of Education has said it will ‘back off’ trying to stuff Criminal, uh, Critical Race Theory down the throats of America’s students.  Oh, really? 
  74. 2021 Wednesday P: Political News I– Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, and Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-NY 22nd congressional district, have co-authored a bill with which to protect ALL law enforcement officers from having to purchase liability insurance to protect themselves from civil lawsuits launched by thugs against them.  Next, Democrats are proposing a bill that will demand that all women ages 18-21 register for Selective Service, i.e., the draft.  Speaking of Democrats, a new poll says that ONLY 22-percent of Arizona Democrats would vote for Senator Kyrsten Sinema in the 2022 Democratic Party Primary.  This is because she seems to be a person of conscience who believes in following the dictates of the U.S. Constitution and not the loony tunes BS coming out of the Biden regime or out of the puckered puss of House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi. 
  75. 2021 Wednesday Q: Political News II– How about some more Democrat hypocrisy: Iowa Rep. Cindy Axne, 3rd congressional district, swore she would ‘never accept corporate PAC money’ and now she has.  Wow.   Anyhow, she now is under increasing pressure from the voters of that great state either to honor her pledge or to step down and let someone else with more scruples to do the job.  Speaking of corrupt Democrats, Rep. Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, DS-CA 15th congressional district and known paramour of a Chi-Com agent, Christine Fang, aka Fang-Fang, is under investigation for corruption, fraud, and abuse of office by using campaign funds for his and his wife’s personal use.  Orange jumpsuit time coming soon.
  76. 2021 Wednesday R: Political News III– A new Rasmussen poll says that a vast majority of Americans would rather see a probe into Antifa and Black Lives Matter riots than they do the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021, the bogus ‘insurrection’ staged and most likely set in motion by U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi.  Speaking of the nonagenarian speaker, she booted TWO of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s picks for her shoddy January 06, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots Select Committee: Rep. Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, and Rep. Jim Banks, R-IN 3rd congressional district which led an angry Leader McCarthy to pull ALL Republicans from the faux select committee.  Closet Democrat Liz Cheney, RINO-WY At-Large district, went out there and blasted Leader McCarthy for playing politics.  What the hell do we have to do to send this bozo packing?   Anyhow, Rep. Cheney said that ‘McCarthy is undermining the select committee.’ 
  77. 2021 Wednesday S: Political News IV– “America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani has launched a new legal defense fund, the “Freedom Fund” to help those beset by crooked politicians and attorneys seeking to do patriots wrong.  In other pressing political news, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, R-KY, says the ‘Republicans will play no part in raising the debt ceiling.   Meanwhile, GOP lawmakers are targeting colleges and universities doling out abortifacients to students.   Elsewhere, Lt. General (Ret.) Keith Kellogg and Brigadier General Robert Spalding (Ret.) say that current chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley- a political hack if one ever existed- should step down from his post.  Milley is more concerned with fighting ‘white supremacism’ than he is in doing battle with the People’s Liberation Army in communist China.  What a disgrace.
  78. 2021 Wednesday T: Political News V– Republicans in Michigan have finally stripped Governor Gretchen “Gravel Gertie” Whitmer of her COVID-19 emergency powers.  Speaking of “Gravel Gertie,” we learned today that the so-called hit team that was going to kidnap her and sell her to the Chi-Coms or Russians or whoever most likely was full of FBI agents and informants, so the question immediately arises- were these patriots entrapped by the feds?  Rather sounds as though they were… Meanwhile, the U.S. Treasury said today that ONLY 6.5-percent of the $46 billion set aside to help Americans affected by COVID-19 to pay their rent has been utilized.  Folks, this is how it ALWAYS goes- money is stuffed into various programs that almost always seems to find its way back into the hip pockets of the nomenklatura, i.e., the Democrats and their lackeys.  Wow.  Next, that little milquetoast is at it again: fired Deputy FBI Director Andy McCabe says that the formal accusation of Trump ally Mr. Tom Barrack could ‘open a Pandora’s box for the 45th president.’  Uh-huh, sure, Andy, sure, if you say so.  What are you now- 0 and 100?  Shut the hell up.
  79. 2021 Wednesday U: Moron News I– Creator of the extremely racist 1619 Project Nikole “Bozo the Clown” Hannah-Jones said one of the stupidest statements any of us here at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day have heard in ages and that is that ‘among Western nations, Cuba is the most equal.’  You are our MORON of the DAY there, Ms. Bozo the Clown.
  80. 2021 Wednesday V: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– Convicted sexual deviate Harvey Weinstein is set to begin his next trial in Los Angeles, California, following his transfer to that city.
  81. 2021 Wednesday W: National Security News– CISA- the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency- announced today that since 2009-2013, Chi-Com hackers have targeted the flow of oil through at least 23 major pipelines.   Elsewhere, the CIA has tapped its top ‘Bin Laden hunter’ to get to the bottom of the so-called ‘Havana syndrome,’ the one in which, U.S. diplomatic and military personnel are targeted by sonic attacks.
  82. 2021 Wednesday X: U.S. Senate News I– As things continue going from bad to worse for slobbering old Joe Biden, a bipartisan group of senators unveiled the new National Security Powers Act with which to strip the so-called ‘46th president’ of his abilities to wage war around the globe.  While we think this is a good thing, it should not be so constraining as to make future sound-of-mind and fit-of-body presidents incapable of protecting the country.  We don’t want to see presidents transformed into feckless prime ministers.  We do think, however, that before America enters a war anywhere around the globe, it must be a DECLARED WAR with the entire nation engaged in the fight.
  83. 2021 Wednesday Y: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump said that the ‘U.S. is on the path to communism what with the federal government and BIG TECH censoring everything and everyone.’
  84. 2021 Wednesday Z: California State News– As Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom faces imminent recall in September’s recall election, his good buddy, “Kooky Kamala” Harris announces she is going to return home to campaign on his behalf.  Yup, that’s really going to help the outgoing governor, “Kooky.”  Speaking of the recall, gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner says he, she, it is going on a bus tour.  Also, it appears as though Larry Elder will qualify to be on the recall election ballot.  If he does, many of us will be voting for him.  Another Republican running for the governor’s seat is former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer said today that ‘Governor Newsom is actively encouraging the homeless to relocate to the once-Golden State.’  Yikes.  
  85. 2021 Wednesday AA: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3579 what with a $9 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 10, 11, 19, 30, 36, and Mega 07.  Out of 95,366 winning tickets, the highest winners were 11 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,374 apiece.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #865 with a jackpot of $161 million up for grabs: 27, 28, 44, 67, 68, and Powerball 11.  Out of 71,592 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were 41 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $464 apiece.
  86. 2022 Thursday: Welcome to the Thursday edition of the NEWS of the DAY, past and present.   Friends, we have said for years now that there is but one way in which this country can deal with the illegal alien invasion- militarize the southern border.  We believe minefields, electrified fencing, razor wire, obstacles in the middle of the Rio Grande River right down the dividing line between Mexico and the United States must be emplaced.  We must make numerous rows of obstructions as well as preventative measures against tunnels such as tubing placed down in the ground that in the first sign of digging can channel flammable materials underground which can then be ignited.  We must place military forces returning from overseas along the U.S.-Mexico border giving them a year’s tour by which, they can begin reintegration into American society instead of being dumped on the streets by the likes of General Milley.  We believe seeding the river with alligators and perhaps even piranha fish and the deserts with additional rattlesnakes, scorpions, Gila monsters, and poisonous spiders would help halt the tidal wave as would the cutting off of all water supplies.  If we are to survive as a nation, we must expel these invaders including the brats.  These people are third-class citizens, used and abused by Americans.  We see them languishing in parking lots and wandering the streets.  NO ONE WANTS THEM.  People throw garbage at them, insult them, even spit on them.  Deport them and deport them now because when the GOP comes back, to hell with the immigration lawyers, the American people will join the vigilante movements by which, they will round up and forcibly- forcibly– deport all of them and the lawyers, too.  Enough is enough.  The time is fast approaching…Chef E.C. McCardle.

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This artwork is #0898 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Arizona.”  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.  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.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys released a somewhat humongous box set: “Hawthorne, CA- Birthplace of a Musical Legacy” on May 22, 2001.  This 2-CD set has approximately 57 tunes on it, big hits, not-so-big-hits, B-sides, unreleased, and archival tunes all lovingly compiled by Capitol Records with all sorts of additions with which to sweeten the pot.  This album was yet another gem for diehard Beach Boys fans as it contained more rarities if one can believe that that is even remotely possible.  IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much f**king fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We began offering the musi of Pink Floyd beginning on Monday, 20-April-2020 through Sunday, 12-July-2020.  This included not only the band’s music but also that of all five members- Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Rick Wright, and Nicky Mason.  As for the album, “The Wall,” the studio version at our blog appeared on Friday, 08-May-2020, the first live version appeared on Thursday 21-May-2020, the second one on Thursday, 28-May-2020, Roger Waters’ live version on Saturday, 13-June-2020, and a box set version, “The Wall Immersion,” on Tuesday, 30-June-2020.  Please seek one or all of them out as each one is excellent in its own right.  We thank you.   

[iii] Many suspect that Barack Obama is a closet homosexual based on some things that have appeared in print while he was in college.

[iv] 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)

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

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

[vii] 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)

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

[ix] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xv] Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT.

193. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2022

2021 Monday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I- Following threats by the Taliban, the U.S. announces plans to scale down the size of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. We suspect the U.S. will abandon the Afghans the same way the U.S. abandoned the South Vietnamese. Elsewhere, U.S. forces continue coming under attack from Iranian-backed jihadists thanks to Joe Biden’s questionable airstrikes on their positions.

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193. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2022:

United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Harmon Lurton; U.S. Agricultural Secretary Arthur M. Hyde; U.S. Secretary of War John W. Weeks; U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema; the Cars featuring Eric Carr, Fleetwood Mac featuring Christine McVie, Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Axl Rose, the Ohio Players featuring Cornelius Johnson, the Rolling Stones at the Marquee Club, and Traffic featuring Chris Wood:

  1. 526 Friday: St. Felix IV begins his reign as the 54th Roman Catholic Pope.   He would lead the faithful from today until his end came on September 22, 530.
  2. 1109 Monday: The Crusaders capture the Syrian port city of Tripoli.
  3. 1153 Sunday: The reign of the 168th Roman Catholic Pope Anastasius IV begins on this date.  He would guide the flock until his demise on December 03, 1154.
  4. 1191 Friday: King Richard the Lionhearted and the Crusader armies defeat the Saracens in Palestine.
  5. 1543 Monday: England’s King Henry VIII married his sixth and final wife, Catherine Parr.
  6. 1690 Wednesday: Forces led by William of Orange defeated the army of James II at the Battle of Boyne in Ireland.
  7. 1691 Thursday: The reign of the 242nd Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XII begins on this date.  He would serve as the Vicar of Christ until September 27, 1700.
  8. 1730 Wednesday: Clement XII- the 242nd Roman Catholic Pope- begins his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would shepherd his global flock from today until February 06, 1740.
  9. 1790 Monday: The French Assembly approves a Civil Constitution, which provides for the election of priests and bishops.  NO longer will the Vatican be able to nominate them, thus we have socialist men of the cloth who are obedient to the state and not to the Church and to their parishes. 
  10. 1812 Sunday: During the War of 1812, American forces under the command of General William Hull invaded Canada on this date.  However, due to stiff resistance, the Americans retreated to Detroit.
  11. 1817 Saturday: Author, poet, and naturalist Henry David Thoreau was born in Concord, Massachusetts, on this date.
  12. 1843 Wednesday: Joseph Smith, Mormon Church leader says that God is ‘okay’ with polygamy.
  13. 1862 Saturday: The U.S. Congress authorizes the Army Medal of Honor for valor, which President Abraham Lincoln signed into law.
  14. 1864 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln witnessed the battle where Union forces repelled the Confederate army under the generalship of Jubal Early outside the boundaries of Washington, D.C.  Had the Confederates been bold and launched an attack in full force, the Civil War might have gone in a different direction.
  15. 1870 Tuesday: William W. Lyman patented the first rotary can opener with a cutting wheel.
  16. 1877 Thursday: In Princeton, Missouri, future 10th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Arthur M. Hyde is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Hyde would serve under President Herbert Hoover from March 06, 1929, to March 04, 1933.
  17. 1906 Thursday: French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is found ‘innocent’ in France after having spent many years living in the Devil’s Island prison off South America.
  18. 1909 Monday: The U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, allowing for a federal income tax, and submitted it to the states.  In February 1913, Congress declared it to be ratified.
  19. 1912 Friday: The first foreign-made film to premiere in America, “Queen Elizabeth,” appeared in movie theaters.
  20. 1914 Sunday: The 61st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Harmon Lurton, Democrat, dies on this date.  President William Howard Taft nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Rufus W. Peckham, Democrat.  Lurton served from December 20, 1909, to July 12, 1914.   
  21. 1918 Friday: In Tokayama Bay, Japan, a Japanese warship explodes resulting in more than 500 deaths.
  22. 1926 Monday: In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the 48th U.S. Secretary of War John W. Weeks died at the age of 66.  A Republican, he served under President Warren G. Harding from March 05, 1921, to October 13, 1925.
  23. 1931 Sunday: A major league baseball record for doubles occurred on this date as the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs combined for a record of 23.
  24. 1933 Wednesday: A minimum wage of 40 cents an hour became law in the United States thanks to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
  25. 1937 Monday: Future long-time drummer with the Funk-Rock band, the Ohio Players[i]—Cornelius Johnson—is born on this date.
  26. 1941 Saturday: The German Luftwaffe bombed the city of Moscow for the first-time during Operation Barbarossa.  Terrified Russians either took to the subways and bomb shelters or swarmed eastbound trains until the NKVD got the situation under control and halted the flight.  Amazing what machine gun bullets can do…still, the terror would begin again in late November when the Nazi juggernaut came to within 25 miles of the wintry city.  Panic would grip the city big time.
  27. 1943 Monday: Christine Perfect McVie, vocalist and keyboardist with the British rock bands, Chicken Shack[ii] and Fleetwood Mac[iii], was born in Bouth, Lancashire, England.  Meanwhile, the Battle of Kursk in the Soviet Union begins coming to an end as the Russians throw the German troops and their allies back from their minimal gains.
  28. 1950 Wednesday: Long-time drummer with the East Coast rock band, the Cars[iv]— Eric Carr (drums/vocals 1980-1991)—is born on this date in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  29. 1954 Monday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower puts forward a plan for an Interstate Highway system to link the 48 states by highways.  The costs for all of this would be something federal and state governments would share between them.
  30. 1957 Friday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower was flown by helicopter from the White House to a secret mountaintop location as part of a drill involving a mock nuclear attack on Washington, D.C. Elsewhere, the U.S. surgeon general, Leroy E. Burney, reported there was a direct link between smoking of cigarettes and lung cancer.
  31. 1960 Tuesday: Manufacturing began for the Etch a Sketch®.
  32. 1962 Thursday: The Rolling Stones[v] do their first performance at London’s Marquee Club.
  33. 1967 Wednesday: Six days of race-related rioting erupted in Newark, New Jersey, the violence claimed 26 lives.
  34. 1973 Thursday: Actor Lon Chaney, Jr., 67-years-old, died in San Clemente, California.
  35.  1974 Friday: President Richard M. Nixon signed a measure creating the Congressional Budget Office.  Elsewhere, former White House aide John Ehrlichman and three others were convicted of conspiring to violate the civil rights of Daniel Ellsberg’s former psychiatrist.
  36. 1976 Monday: In Tucson, Arizona, future Democratic senator from her home state- Kyrsten Sinema- is born.  She would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2019.
  37. 1977 Tuesday: President Jimmy Carter defended Supreme Court limits on government payments for poor women’s abortions saying, “There are many things in life that are not fair.”  Since when is government responsible for the murders of the unborn anyway?  YOU want an abortion YOU pay for it or- even better- use flipping birth control.  It’s available and effective.
  38. 1982 Monday: Great Britain announces it is going to repatriate 593 Argentine POWs from the Falklands War.  Elsewhere, “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” broke all box-office records by surpassing the $100-million mark of ticket sales in the first 31 days of its opening.  Finally, the last of the distinctive-looking Checker taxicabs rolled off the assembly line in Kalamazoo, Michigan. 
  39. 1983 Tuesday: In Birmingham, England, famous rock musician, Chris Wood of Traffic[vi] fame, died in an English hospital due to complications from pneumonia; he was just 39 years old.
  40. 1984 Thursday: For the first time in American political history, a woman is nominated to be the vice-presidential candidate of a major political party: Geraldine Ferraro for the Democrats as Walter Mondale’s vice president.
  41. 1987 Sunday: For the first time in two decades, a delegation from the USSR arrives in Israel.
  42. 1988 Tuesday: Democratic presidential candidate Michael S. Dukakis tapped Senator Lloyd Bentsen of Texas as his running mate.
  43. 1992 Sunday: Axl Rose, vocalist for the drugged-out American band, Guns-and-Roses[vii], is arrested by police on charges of having incited a riot at a concert in St. Louis, Missouri, an event that occurred on July 02, 1991.
  44. 1993 Monday: Some 200-people lost their lives when a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck northern Japan and triggered a tsunami.  Elsewhere in the world, an enraged mob—driven to insanity by a United Nations attack on the compound of Warlord Mohamed Farah Aidid murdered an Associated Press photographer and three employees of the news company, Reuters.  
  45. 1994 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton, visiting Germany, went to the eastern sector of Berlin, the first president to do so since Harry S. Truman.
  46. 1996 Friday: Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls signs a one-year contract worth $25 million.
  47. 2003 Saturday: The USS Ronald Reagan- the first aircraft carrier named for a living president- underwent commissioning in Norfolk, Va.
  48. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush defended the Iraq War during a visit to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, saying the invasion had made America safer.  Elsewhere, Wall Street brokerage firm Morgan Stanley settled a sex discrimination suit brought by the Federal Employment Opportunity Commission, agreeing to pay $54 million in fines and penalties.
  49. 2005 Tuesday: Prince Albert II of Monaco acceded to the throne of a 700-year-old dynasty.  Elsewhere, following yesterday’s mine explosion in Xinjiang province in western China, the death toll has jumped to 65 while another 18 to 20 remain missing.
  50. 2006 Wednesday: In response to Hezbollah’s kidnapping of Israeli soldiers, Israel launches an invasion of southern Lebanon.  Israeli Defense Forces also are launching attacks on targets in the Gaza Strip seeing as how the Hamas garbage won’t stop launching attacks. 
  51. 2007 Thursday: With the Iraq War going bad, the U.S. House of Representatives votes 223-201 to withdraw U.S. troops from the morass.  However, President George W. Bush simply won’t hear of it and threatens to veto the bill.  ‘We must stay the course’ is the ongoing line of drivel coming out of the White House.
  52. 2008 Saturday: Six-party talks in Beijing arrive at an agreement as how to verify that North Korea is ending its nuclear programs.  (Note- the North Koreans are NEVER ending their nuclear programs unless the FREE WORLD lights ‘em up).
  53. 2009 Sunday: Rebels in Nigeria set fire to an oil depot and loading tankers in Lagos, Nigeria, killing five people in the group’s first attack outside the Delta region.  Meanwhile, CIA Director Leon Panetta launches an accusation against former Vice President Richard “Dick” Cheney, GOP, of hiding intelligence reports on events that occurred during the War on Terror from the new administration.  (Note- it’s all about TORTURE of terrorists).
  54. 2010 Monday: Google says that it will submit to censorship of anything that might antagonize the Chi-Com authorities all so it can get its search engine into the totalitarian country.  Meanwhile, Switzerland blows off the United States’ request to extradite film director Roman Polanski to stand trial for the 1977 defiling of a 17-year-old girl.  Ah, well, it is what it is…
  55. 2011 Tuesday: In Great Britain, a ticketholder wins £161,653,000, the largest EuroMillions jackpot in history.  Elsewhere, news reports begin to leak that the Central Intelligence Agency was conducting a phony vaccine program in Abbottabad in Pakistan in its quest to find out the location of Osama bin Laden via finding a family member’s DNA sample.  With this information, they would be able to either capture a family member and find his whereabouts or find the terrorist mastermind himself…which they did.
  56. 2012 Thursday: The Rolling Stones[viii] celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of their first performance at the Marquee Club in London, England.  Elsewhere, in Hama province in Syria, the Syrian army goes berserk against rebels killing at least 200 of them and wounding loads of others.   President Bashar al-Assad seeming approved of it via his silence. 
  57. 2013 Friday:  Janet Napolitano, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary, announces she will resign from her position to become the President of the University of California.  Meanwhile, the Obama administration calls on the Egyptian military to free deposed POS Islamist thug President Mohamed Morsi.  His supporters flood the streets during the first Friday of Ramadan.
  58. 2014 Saturday:  Afghan presidential candidates Abdullah-Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani agree to an election vote recount to settle allegations of fraud after Ghani was declared the winner; the process could take weeks, requiring the inauguration ceremony to be postponed.  Elsewhere, the Israeli air force continues bombing targets in Gaza Strip since the Palestinians have been causing so many problems.  The Palestinians claim that the Israelis have blown 120 peaceful Palestinians to Kingdom Come over the course of more than 1,300 punitive air strikes.  Note to the Palestinians: STOP causing trouble.
  59. 2015 Sunday: Roger Federer fails in his attempt at becoming the first tennis player to win eight Wimbledon titles; however, Novak Djokovic wins his third Wimbledon title.   Elsewhere, the Guardian reports a scathing ‘independent report’ that says the American Psychological Association was complicit in the ‘torture’ of suspected and/or captured terrorists, especially in Afghanistan and in Iraq.  Folks, they did what had to be done and that was to extract information from jihadists.  Typically, under the rules of war, terrorists, spies, guerillas, and irregular forces have NO rights under military law.  
  60. 2016 Tuesday:  In a speech in New Hampshire, U.S. senator and failed presidential candidate Bernie Sanders swallows his pride and endorses Hillary Rodham Clinton for president, even though he won loads of primaries and caucuses.  Elsewhere, Iraq sees continued violence as a car bomb detonates in a Baghdad market killing at 12 people and injuring another 20 or so.  Bombs go off in other parts of the strife-ridden nation. 
  61. 2017 Wednesday: A68, the world’s largest iceberg, estimated to weigh in at about 1.1 trillion tons, calves off the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica and heads out to sea.  Of course, the Green banshees go berserk, claiming it to be the end of the world.  Uh, okay.  Meanwhile, Nobel Peace Prize winner and pro-democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo said to be in ‘grave condition yesterday’ by Chi-Com doctors is said to be suffering from late-stage liver cancer.  The United States says he should be allowed to come to the U.S. for treatment.  The Chi-Coms disagree.
  62. 2018 Thursday: For her role in “Killing Eve,” Sandra Oh becomes the first actress to be nominated for an Emmy in a leading role.  Meanwhile, after passing legislation in its Parliament, the Republic of Ireland will become the first country to sell off its investments in fossil fuels.  Ah, such virtue signaling!   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump arrives in the UK for a four-day state visit even though there are widespread protests and a flying ‘baby Trump’ balloon over London.
  63. 2019 Wednesday: President Donald J. Trump’s Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigns over his handling of the Jeffrey Epstein case and the extremely lenient plea deal he gave the infamous pedophile.  Meanwhile, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announces that the United States is running out of money faster than anticipated.   Elsewhere, millions of people sign up on a Facebook page encouraging everyone to participate in a ‘storming of Area 51 in the Nevada desert, in an effort to ‘see them aliens.’  Finally, at a Billy Joel concert in which, the singer-musician dedicated a song to Bill and Hillary Clinton who were in attendance, the crowd booed the former president and his wife.
  64. 2020 Sunday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– The Beijing Bat Flu, the one Xi Jinping sent to the rest of the world, continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 12,507,849 confirmed cases, 560,460 confirmed deaths, and 6,890,914 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 3,290,994 confirmed cases, 136,631 confirmed deaths, and 970,345 confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2020 Sunday A: COVID-19 Statistics 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 state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 312,334 confirmed cases, 6,945 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 1,130 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 840 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 39,218 confirmed cases, 1,424 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  66. 2020 Sunday B: An unknown explosion about an amphibious assault ship, the USS Bonhomme Richard injures 18 sailors and floods the city of San Diego, California, with roiling clouds of black acrid smoke.  Meanwhile, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says he is going to ask former Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller to appear before his committee to answer questions on the now-exposed to be BS ‘Trump-Russian Collusion’ scam.
  67. 2021 Monday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 188,030,700 confirmed cases, +371,359, 4,055,268 confirmed deaths, +8,360 and 171,974,587 confirmed recoveries, +525,179.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,761,400 confirmed cases, UP 29,807 from yesterday’s reporting, 623,010 confirmed deaths, UP 165, [ix] and 29,269,979 confirmed recoveries, UP 27,798.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  68. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 304,650 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 154,545 deaths  
  69. 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: 3,840,422 confirmed cases, 63,902 confirmed deaths, and 2,079,336 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,406,727 confirmed cases, 38,157 confirmed deaths, and 2,240,417 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,544 confirmed cases, 521 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 458,957 confirmed cases, 6,053 confirmed deaths, and 227,885 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Federal Prisons: they have 55,065 confirmed cases, 244 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xi]    
  70. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 846,327 confirmed cases, 6,438 confirmed deaths, and 835,792 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Andorra, 146th country on the list: 14,155 cases of the virus, 127 confirmed deaths and 13,787 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  71. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,996.18, UP 126.02 points (+0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,733.24, UP 31.32 points (+0.21%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,384.63, UP 15.08 points (+0.35%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.27 per barrel, +0.15 (+0.20%).  The price of GOLD is $1,809.30 per troy oz., +3.40 (+0.19%) while the price of SILVER is $26.37 per troy ounce, +0.12 (+0.46%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,115.50 per troy oz, -7.50 (-0.67%) while the price of COPPER is $4.33 per pound, +0.01 (+0.25%). [xiii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,855.71 per troy oz, -0.86 (-0.03%). [xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $18,850.00 per troy oz., +250.00 (+1.42%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $655,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,494.25 per troy oz., -1.50 (-0.06%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.82.     In Armenian Dram, one greenback equals 494.88 and in Aruban Florin, a buck equals 1.78 and in Australian Dollar, one dollar equals 1.33 of theirs. [xvi]        
  72. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.313 per gallon, $3.006 in Florida, $4.034 in Hawaii, and $3.833 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Wyoming: $3.396.  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- Brazil: $4.234 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,514,573,672,003 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Switzerland, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Belgium with $253 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  73. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 111 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and her 17th day since her one and only trip to the border.  Wow.  Meanwhile, President Joe Biden’s regime is easing restrictions on pregnant illegal alien heifers to enter the country.  Yet another slap in the frigging face.  Enough already, Joe, enough!
  74. 2021 Monday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Following threats by the Taliban, the U.S. announces plans to scale down the size of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul.  We suspect the U.S. will abandon the Afghans the same way the U.S. abandoned the South Vietnamese.   Elsewhere, U.S. forces continue coming under attack from Iranian-backed jihadists thanks to Joe Biden’s questionable airstrikes on their positions.   Meanwhile, after 62 years of socialist hell, Cubans are flooding the streets protesting communism and the damnation under which they have lived.  President Donald J. Trump came out today and said that ‘he stands with the Cuban people!’  Where is slobbering Joe Biden?  The regime in Havana claims the people are upset because they cannot keep the lights on and the Miami ‘mafia’ is trying to topple them. [xx]   Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says the Cuban protests are a ‘fight for freedom.’  The mayor of Miami, Francis X. Suarez says that what’s going on in Cuba could ‘affect the entire hemisphere.’
  75. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News / Overseas News II– In other interesting Foreign News/Overseas News, the Biden regime continues to support the 45th president’s policies when it comes to denying the South China Sea to the Chi-Coms.  How long, Joe?  In other communist news, Christian churches continue to burn in Canada while Nero- uh, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau- son of one of the Rolling Stones- continues to play pocket pool in Ottawa.  Next, a south Florida man is at the forefront of the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise.
  76. 2021 Monday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– As the federal government recruits its army of Joestapo COVID-19 door knockers, the recruits are told to pay NO attention to NO SOLICITING SIGNS, stick to the script, and get people’s health data.  Let me say this loud and clear: IF your Joestapo thugs violate HIPPA laws, we will photograph them and go to court.  YOU cannot come after anyone’s private health information, Joe.  (Note- a lot of people are going to get their asses beat and some are going to get shot.  Bea O’Malley still says that ‘every time white liberals encourage black folks to do something for their own good, it never works out well for them).
  77. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Meanwhile, as the fight to force EVERY U.S. CITIZEN to get vaccinated while allowing millions of illegal aliens to go about their business, a strange ally for the anti-Chi-Vi-vaxxers arrives on scene with teachers’ unions saying “HELL, NO” to mandatory vaccinations for a disease that 99-percent of the afflicted survive. In France, President Emanuel Macron is ordering ALL healthcare workers to get vaccinated or to give up their jobs. Next, the FDA is preparing to slap a warning of autoimmune disorders onto the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
  78. 2021 Monday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News Rep. Jody Hice, R-GA 10th congressional district, says that just under 35,000 questionable ballots remain in the Peach State.  Famed conservative politician Newt Gingrich says that the Dems push against voter ID is a ‘dead loser.’  Meanwhile, Ohio has identified 117 illegal aliens who either registered to vote or who actually voted.  Round them up, put them in prison, then deport them and their entire families.  In other news, Texas Democrats flee to Washington, D.C., so they won’t have to vote on the Lone Star State’s new election security laws.  Sounds like a filibuster of some sort, huh?
  79. 2021 Monday L: Political News I– As the United States continues imploding by the day in the hands of drooling Joe Biden, patriotic Trump supporters are stepping up across the nation and seeking to win governorships in a number of states.  God bless them.  The fact that President Trump won 71-percent in the CPAC straw poll on Sunday adds fuel to the fire.  So does listening to losers such as Rep. Adam Kinzinger, RINO-IL 16th congressional district, mouth stupidities about how evil President Trump is.  (Note- this guy is on the Fourth Annual Lavrentiy Beria nominees list).  Speaking of CPAC, YouTube blocked the American Conservative Union from sharing video from the Dallas CPAC conference.  These scumbags in Big Tech simply cannot get out of their own way.
  80. 2021 Monday M: Political News II– Entertainer John Rich said that liberalism is trashing Nashville as liberal moneybags are now employing censors to squelch the voices of patriotic Country Music stars.   Meanwhile, the G20 is aboard the Joe Biden ‘global minimum tax hike on corporations’ while smaller nations that can provide tax shelters in exchange for help in economic development are deadest against the BS.  Elsewhere, Democrats are fighting tooth and nail to stop the Pennsylvania Election Audit doing everything they can do to prevent it from occurring.  (Note- IF there’s nothing to hide, what’s the problem Keystone State Democrats?).  Meanwhile, Donald J. Trump Jr. is slamming the ATF nominee, David Chipman.  Everyone should.  Finally, Joe Biden continues making empty threats about Russia and their hackers, news reporters have begun laughing at the feeble old fool.
  81. 2021 Monday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– The U.S. State Department is set to release a report on the U.S. government’s plan to prevent and to respond against incidents of global atrocities.  What are you going to do about the Chi-Coms, Secretary Anthony Blinken?
  82. 2021 Monday O: Mass Shootings News– A new report says that the massive increase in gun sales has little to nothing to do with the equally massive spike in gun crimes in BLUE STATES and BLUE CITIES.  Increased shootings occur in gun-free zones which are exclusive domains of DEMOCRATS.  Rep. Nancy Mace, R-SC 1st congressional district, says that cities with ‘tough gun control laws see increased crime.’  Amen.
  83. 2021 Monday P: National Security News– Today, we learned that 120 retired U.S. military upper echelon officers have signed a letter to the Biden regime warning of encroaching Marxism through all levels of government.  Good.  Time to start raising troops.
  84. 2021 Monday Q: Moron News I– Today’s MORON NEWS involves the highly esteemed Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The FBI is continuing its push to enlist disgruntled family members to frame other family members, neighbors, friends, co-workers, and anyone else with whom they come in contact IF they suspect them of being WHITE SUPREMACISTS.  Wow.  No wonder NO one will ever speak to a government agent without an attorney present.
  85. 2021 Monday R: Sports News I– Tokyo has declared a state of emergency ahead of the upcoming 2021 Summer Olympics thanks to the rise in Xi Jinping Bat Flu cases.   Elsewhere, as the Washington Redskins continue thrashing around for a new, politically correct name acceptable to the Democratic-Socialists and their WOKE pansy allies, the ‘Skins blow off the name, ‘Warriors.’  Not acceptable.  (Note- send letter to ‘Skins owner and suggest the Washington Woosies).
  86. 2021 Monday S: Texas State News– Former state Senator Don Huffines, R-TX, threw his hat into the ring today to challenge Governor Greg Abbott.
  87. 2021 Monday T: Energy News– Governor Doug Burgum, R-ND, says that Joe Biden’s crackpot energy policies have cost his state more than $100 million.
  88. 2021 Monday: Stick around…

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[i] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band.  The Ohio Players is miraculous.

[ii] Sadly, when we promoted Fleetwood Mac, we should also have done the music of Chicken Shack OR we could have done it when we did the music of Savoy Brown.  Hopefully, we will get them up in the next 1-2 years.

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

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

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

[vi] 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.

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

[viii] 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.

[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] Interestingly enough, Fake News hacks are blaming President Donald J. Trump for the Cuban ‘crisis.’

192. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 11, 2022

2005 Monday: In Xinjiang province in western China, a mine explosion kills at least 22 miners while another 35 were rescued. Sadly, another 30 or so are still missing. Most likely, these were Uighur slaves.

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192. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 11, 2022:

President John Quincy Adams; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson; U.S. Secretary of State John Quincy Adams; U.S. Senator Ed Markey; Bon Jovi featuring Richie Sambora, the Grassroots featuring Rob Grill, Leon Spinks (v. Muhammad Ali), “Honky-Tonk Women” by the Rolling Stones, and Thin Lizzy featuring Ricky Warwick:

  1. 155 Friday: The reign of the 10th Roman Catholic Pope St. Pius I ends on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on January 11, 140, and guided his flock on its quest to be one with Christ until today.  His successor- the 11th leader of all Christendom- St. Anicetus- picked up his Holy Cross and carried it forward until April 20, 166.
  2. 1276 Saturday: The reign of the 186th Roman Catholic Pope Adrian V begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until August 18 of this year.
  3. 1533 Tuesday: Due to divorcing his wife and establishing the Church of England, Pope Clement VII excommunicates British monarch Henry VIII.
  4. 1742 Wednesday: Condemning the disciplining actions of the Jesuits in China, the 247th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XIV issues a papal decree against them. 
  5. 1767 Saturday: John Quincy Adams, a future Federalist, then a Democratic-Republican, then a National Republican, then an Anti-Masonic before finally becoming a Whig and future sixth president of the United States, is born in Braintree, Massachusetts.  He would also serve the nation as its 8th U.S. secretary of state.  In this capacity, he would serve under President James Monroe from September 22, 1817, until March 04, 1825.
  6. 1786 Tuesday: Morocco agreed to stop attacking American ships in the Mediterranean Sea for a payment of $10,000.  Up until then, swarms of Arab ships pirated by fanatical Muslim lunatics would attack lone American vessels, rob them of cargo, and enslave the sailors.
  7. 1789 Saturday: The United States Marine Corps was formally established by a congressional act that also created the U.S. Marine Band.
  8. 1798 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress reestablished The United States Marine Corps through the passage of “An Act for Establishing a Marine Corps,” which also created the U.S. Marine Band.  An act passed by the Continental Congress on November 10, 1775, commissioned the Marine Corps originally.  
  9. 1804 Wednesday: Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounded former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton during a pistol duel in Weehawken, New Jersey.
  10. 1812 Saturday: During the War of 1812, the United States launches an invasion of Canada across the Detroit Frontier.  Although somewhat successful at first, the Canucks would rally and push back the invaders which made it impossible for the U.S. to incorporate all of Canada into the United States.  Sad.
  11. 1848 Tuesday: In London, England, the Waterloo Train Station opens for business.
  12. 1859 Monday: Big Ben, the great bell inside the London clock tower chimed for the first time.
  13. 1864 Monday: Confederate forces led by General Jubal Early commenced an invasion of Washington, D.C.; however, they retreated the following day due to the arrival of Union reinforcements.  
  14. 1889 Thursday: In Mexico, Tijuana becomes not only a city but an international den of iniquity.  Americans would flock there for the powerful booze, the hot but diseased chicks, and gambling tables.  Que la chingas!
  15. 1905 Tuesday: Black intellectuals in the United States organize the Niagara Movement at Niagara Falls, New York.
  16. 1914 Saturday: Babe Ruth made his Major League Baseball debut, pitching the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
  17. 1915 Sunday: During World War I, the German battle cruiser “Konigsberg,” sinks off Dar-es-Salam, Africa.  Meanwhile, the Chicago Sunday Tribune ran an article titled. “Blues is Jazz and Jazz is Blues.”  (It’s believed to be one of the earliest, if not the earliest uses of the word “jazz” as a musical term in a newspaper).
  18. 1921 Monday: The 10th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft (69th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice) assumed his position on the high court on this date.  A former president, President Warren G. Harding nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Chief Justice Edwin Douglass White’s seat.  Taft would serve the nation from today until February 03, 1930.
  19. 1922 Tuesday: The Hollywood Bowl officially opened with a program called “Symphonies under the Stars” with Alfred Hertz conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
  20. 1934 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt becomes the first sitting U.S. president to travel through the Panama Canal.  Less than 70 years later, the U.S. would abandon the canal thanks to a treaty engineered by President Jimmy Carter.  Worse, the Chi-Coms would be running the canal on behalf of the Panamanians.
  21. 1937 Sunday: Famed American composer and pianist, George Gershwin died from a brain tumor in a Los Angeles hospital at age 38 on this date.
  22. 1941 Friday: The 82nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Harlan F. Stone.  Jackson served from today until October 09, 1954. 
  23. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, the U.S. 45th Division captures the airport at Comiso, Sicily; however, the German Hermann Goering Panzer Division launches a stiff counterattack.  Meanwhile, in the USSR, the Battle of Kursk enters its seventh day as the Axis throws everything it has against the Soviet defenses while the Soviets repeatedly counterattack.
  24. 1944 Tuesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announces he will run for a fourth term.   Of course, many Americans are horrified at the idea, especially since they were appalled at his third run.  NO American president had ever run for more than two terms in the White House because President George Washington did NOT run for more than two terms.  Still, World War II was continuing, and many were fearful of ‘changing horses in the middle of the stream.’
  25. 1946 Thursday: In Malden, Massachusetts, future U.S. senator representing his home state, Ed Markey, Democrat, is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on July 16, 2013, and would prove to be one of the worst, far-left liberal lunatic senators in the once august body.  Worse, to keep a grip on his seat, he would side with nuts like Sandy Cortez, the dingbat from New York.  
  26. 1948 Sunday: During the War of Independence, the Arabs bombard Jerusalem from the air.  This would lead to the Israelis lighting up Cairo.
  27. 1952 Friday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower is nominated for the GOP presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention and Richard M. Nixon for vice president.
  28. 1953 Saturday: Leon Spinks, heavyweight boxer famous for beating Muhammad Ali, was born on this date in St. Louis, Missouri.  Over the course of his professional career, he would compile a record of 46 fights, 26 wins (14 KOs) 17 losses, and no  draws.
  29. 1954 Sunday: The first White Citizens Council organizes in Indianola, Mississippi.
  30. 1955 Monday: The U.S. Congress authorizes all United States money to bear the inscription, “In God We Trust.”  Meanwhile at Lowry, Colorado, military authorities dedicated the U.S. Air Force Academy.
  31. 1959 Saturday: In Perth Amboy, New Jersey, future longtime guitarist with Bon Jovi- Richie Sambora- is born.  He would also pursue a solo career.
  32. 1960 Monday: The novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee was first published by J.B. Lippincott and Company.  
  33. 1962 Wednesday: The first transatlantic TV transmission went through the Telstar I satellite.
  34. 1966 Monday: In Northern Ireland, future lead guitarist and vocalist, Ricky Warwick, with the Anglo-Irish American hard rock band, Thin Lizzy[i], is born.  He would perform with the group from 2010 to the present.
  35. 1969 Friday: The Rolling Stones[ii] release the single, “Honky-tonk Women.”  When fans heard it on the radio, they went insane over it, so great was the song with its lyrics about loose women, altered states of mind, and its clattering cowbell, sales soared almost immediately.  We hope everyone seeks this tune and the album on which it appeared, “The Rolling Stones Greatest Hits, Volume 2 Through the Past Darkly” out wherever it is you shop for the absolute best in rock music.
  36. 1972 Tuesday: The World Chess Championship opened as grandmasters Bobby Fischer of the United States and defending champion Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union began play in Reykjavik, Iceland.  After 21 games, Fischer won the championship.
  37. 1975 Friday: Chinese archaeologists discover a three-acre burial site with more than 6,000 clay statues of warriors dating as early as 221 B.C.  NO one knows who created them or left them there.  Some speculate space aliens had a hand in it.
  38. 1977 Monday: In a White House ceremony, President Jimmy Carter awarded the Medal of Freedom posthumously to Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
  39. 1979 Wednesday: The abandoned U.S. space station Skylab made a spectacular return to Earth, burning up in the atmosphere and showering debris over the Indian Ocean and Australia.
  40. 1985 Thursday: Nolan Ryan of the Houston Astros became the first major league pitcher to record 4,000 strikeouts in a career.  Ryan began the game with 3,993 strikeouts, seven shy of 4,000.  He struck out New York Mets player Danny Heep at the beginning of the 6th inning and then struck out the two subsequent batters to give himself 4,002 strikeouts.  You go, Nolan, you go. [iii]
  41. 1987 Saturday: Bo Jackson signed a contract to play football for the Los Angeles Raiders for five years while continuing to play baseball for the Kansas City Royals.
  42. 1988 Monday: Nine people were killed when suspected Palestinian gunmen attacked hundreds of tourists aboard a Greek cruise ship, the City of Poros, which was steaming toward a marina in suburban Athens.
  43. 1991 Thursday: In Hawaii, the people witness a total solar eclipse.  (My family and I were there!  Chef Cheryl La Tigre).
  44. 1995 Tuesday: The U.N.-designated “safe haven” of Srebrenica in Bosnia-Herzegovina fell to Bosnian Serb forces that then carried out the killings of 8,000 Muslim men and boys.  Elsewhere, full diplomatic relations resumed between the U.S. and Vietnam.  
  45. 1995 Tuesday: A U.S. Air Force jet flew over the Antarctic and dropped off emergency medical supplies for Dr. Jerri Nelson after she had discovered a lump in her breast.  She was working at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Research Center.
  46. 2005 Monday: In Xinjiang province in western China, a mine explosion kills at least 22 miners while another 35 were rescued.  Sadly, another 30 or so are still missing. Most likely, these lost miners were Uighur slaves, imprisoned unfairly by a harsh communist regime.  We believe the Chi-Coms to be Nationalist Socialists, i.e., Nazis, because they are seeking to conquer the world, to have a slave-based culture, and to exterminate those with whom they disagree: religious minorities, ethnicities, and other societal misfits, i.e., homosexuals, the disabled, and the mentally deficient.
  47. 2006 Tuesday: As Israel continues weathering criticism about how badly the Palestinians are supposedly treated says that there are not food shortages or medicine shortages even though the terminals supplying the Gaza Strip are under constant threat of attack nearly every day by terrorists.  The Hamas thugs want the people to suffer so they can then point to them, “See!  See!  The Israelis are mean to us, wah, wah, wah!”
  48. 2007 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of Libya upholds the death sentences of six Bulgarian nurses and one Palestinian doctor who had been tried and convicted of deliberately infecting more than 400 children with HIV-AIDS.  Who the f**k would do something as despicable as this?
  49. 2008 Friday: The Chi-Com authorities inform restaurant owners in Beijing NOT to serve any dog meat on its menus during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics but donkey meat and other exotics like bats and scorpions are fine.  Enjoy.  (In 2020 when Xi Jinping let the bat flu loose upon the world, they had the nerve to point fingers at the Wuhan wet market when in fact, it came out of the Wuhan Institute of Virology).
  50. 2009 Saturday: U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama addresses the parliament of the nation of Ghana today.
  51. 2010 Sunday: Colton Harris-Moore, the so-called “Barefoot Bandit,” is apprehended by the authorities in the Bahamas.   Elsewhere, in Kampala, Uganda, Al-Shabab carries out a terrorist bombing after pledging its loyalty to al-Qaida that kills at least 64 poor souls and messes up the lives of numerous others.
  52. 2011 Monday:  The Republic of Korea announces plans to conduct midair refueling drills with the U.S. Air Force in 2011.  Meanwhile, in Mt. Dora, Florida, long-time member of the Grass Roots[iv]— Rob Grill (lead vocals/bass 1967-77 / 1980-2011)—dies from complications of a stroke; he was just 67 years old.  Elsewhere, the Knesset in Israel announces a law that will punish any Israeli citizen or organization that boycotts Jewish settlements in the West Bank.  Bravo for you!
  53. 2012 Wednesday:  Astronomers announce the discovery of the fifth moon of Pluto S/2012 P1.  Meanwhile, the GOP-controlled U.S. House of Representatives in another show of bravado but which is little more than an empty exercise votes for the 33rd time to repeal President Barack Hussein Obama’s signature achievement, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka the PPACA or Obamacare for short.  Wow.  Waste time doing nothing you losers.
  54. 2013 Thursday: The NASA New Horizons team release photos of Pluto’s largest moon, Chiron, showing that it is the size of Texas and covered in ice.  Elsewhere, exiled Iranians produce information for the global press that shows the IRG thugs have nuclear facilities buried beneath a mountain near the town of Damavand.  Time to drop some bunker-busting nukes on the site.
  55. 2014 Friday: LeBron James, former member of the Miami Heat, announces he will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the town he abandoned several years earlier, so he could win an NBA ring in Miami.  Elsewhere, after a dispute with Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki goes unresolved, Kurdish members of parliament bolt the government and return home where the Peshmerga takes control of two northern oil fields.
  56. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, Greece continues negotiations with its creditors after refusing proposed austerity measures; however, the Greek government proposal includes reforms like those rejected by voters in a recent referendum.  Elsewhere, Boko Haram continues causing problems in the African nation of Chad, particularly in the nation’s capital city of N’Djamena.  A terrorist dressed in a burqa detonates a bomb that delivers at least 14 people kicking and screaming to hang with Allah far sooner than any of them planned while leaving loads more wishing they have gone, too.  What the hell is wrong with these savages?  Others of their ilk attack Maiduguri in Nigeria, killing at least one person and leaving others injured.
  57. 2016 Monday:  The governor of Nagaland, India, announces a ban on all dog meat sold as food.  Up until now, the people of this distant Indian state imported dogs as a delicacy.  From this point forward, it must stop.  Good for them.  Now, if ONLY the Chinese would follow suit and close their infamous wet markets where plague after plague after plague emanates.  Meanwhile, the U.S. says it’s going to send an additional 500 troops to clean up President Barack Hussein Obama’s mess in Iraq what with the ISIS garbage running amok.
  58. 2017 Tuesday: Emails released by Donald Trump Jr. revealed that he’d been told before meeting with a Russian attorney during the presidential campaign that the Russian government had information that could “incriminate” Hillary Clinton.  MSNBC “Morning Joe” (a pitiful show if ever one existed with two morons for the price of one hosting it) and former Republican (RINO) Rep. Joe Scarborough announced that he was leaving the Republican Party (good riddance), partly because of its loyalty to President Donald J. Trump.  Joe, you were never a Republican in the first place, merely a traitorous POS. 
  59. 2018 Wednesday: Always having to outdo everyone else, communist China claims to have discovered in the western part of the country where the Uighurs live the oldest stone tools outside Africa.  Estimated to be around 2.12 million years ago, made by early hominids.  Elsewhere, near the Afghan town of Kunduz, the Taliban carries out an attack on Afghan police killing at least 29 of them and wounding loads of others.
  60. 2019 Thursday: In Pueblo, Mexico, the final Volkswagen Beetles roll off the assembly line, a line of cars that began 80 years earlier.  Meanwhile, thanks to the economic mastery of President Donald J. Trump, the Stock Market hits new peaks what with the DOW Jones Industrial Average surpassing 27,000 points and the S&P 500 hitting 3,000 points.  Keep it up, Mr. President, keep it up.  Meanwhile, Tommy Robison, famed British conservative freedom fighter, receives a prison sentence of nine months in the slammer for contempt of court minus 10 weeks-time served.  His supporters protest in the streets.
  61. 2020 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 12,507,849 confirmed cases, UP 134,127, 560,460 confirmed deaths, UP 3,597, and 6,890,914 confirmed recoveries, UP 104,718.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 3,290,994 confirmed cases, UP 75,920 new cases, 136,621 confirmed deaths, UP 912, and 970,345 confirmed recoveries, UP 15,107.  Next, in the three states where 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: 304,297 confirmed cases, 6,851 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 1,130 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 840 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 39,218 confirmed cases, 1,424 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.
  62. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 187,538,384 confirmed cases, +350,136, 4,046,908 confirmed deaths, +5,921 and 171,449,408 confirmed recoveries, +341,307.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,731,593 confirmed cases, UP 8,046 from yesterday’s reporting, 622,845 confirmed deaths, UP 35,[v] and 29,242,181 confirmed recoveries, UP 8,469.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  63. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 304,485 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 154,710 deaths  
  64. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,835,861 confirmed cases, 63,877 confirmed deaths, and 2,078,500 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,406,727 confirmed cases, 38,157 confirmed deaths, and 2,240,417 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,379 confirmed cases, 521 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 457,381 confirmed cases, 6,052 confirmed deaths, and 227,404 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Veterans Affairs: they have 267,627 confirmed cases, 12,537 confirmed deaths, and 253,382 confirmed recoveries. [vii]    
  65. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 846,134 confirmed cases, 6,438 confirmed deaths, and 835,661 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Mali, 145th country on the list: 14,270 cases of the virus, 133 confirmed deaths and 13,656 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  66. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,870.16, UP 448.23 points (+1.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,701.92, UP 142.13 points (+0.98%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,369.55, UP 48.73 points (+1.13%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.63 per barrel, +0.07 (+0.09%).  The price of GOLD is $1,808.60 per troy oz., -2.00 (-0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $26.19 per troy ounce, -0.05 (-0.19%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,098.90 per troy oz, +3.20 (+0.29%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, -0.00 (-0.08%). [ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,809.34 per troy oz, +3.55 (+0.13%). [x] The price of RHODIUM is $18,300.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-3.17%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,495.75 per troy oz., +43.50 (+1.77%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.86.     In Albanian Lek, one greenback equals 102.81 and in Algerian Dinar, a buck equals 134.20 and in Argentine Peso, one dollar equals 95.94 of theirs. [xii]        
  67. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.312 per gallon, $3.007 in Florida, $4.046 in Hawaii, and $3.830 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- West Virginia: $3.045.  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- Mexico: $4.217 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,509,948,392,347 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Brazil, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Switzerland with $256 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, today is Day #110 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be holding this gig and her 16th day since her one and only visit to the El Paso Sector, perhaps among the quietest places on the border.  Anyhow, here are the stats as presented by One America News today as to the magnitude of both the extent of the illegal alien invasion and its cost for the American people.  Here we go: (1) Cost this Day of caring for the infestation of illegal aliens: $702,955,520.  Next, (2) here is the cost this year of caring for the human refuse flowing across the border this year: $210,018,074,624.  Third, here are the numbers for illegals who have snuck their way across the border and into the United States this year alone: 2,152,517.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate for the massive numbers of illegals in the country as of this day: 36,152,516.  As everyone knows who has followed our website since its inception back in early 2009, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day estimated back then- 12 years ago- the number to be around 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the numbers to be closer to 75-100 million.  We must round up this garbage and bulldoze it back across the border into Mexico just as we must lay in minefields, razor wire along the banks of the Rio Grande and down its center just north of the dividing line between drug-infested Mexico and the United States.  We also must lay in razor wire across the deserts just as we must dig and maintain all manner of obstacles and trenches with which to stymie the invasion forces.  Some of us believe we should seed the Rio Grande with alligator pups or piranha fish.  We must seed the dry land with as many rattlesnakes and other poisonous reptiles so we can halt the tidal wave of illegals flooding our country.  If we don’t, the country will be lost and the Third World will be running the show.  Meanwhile, Arizona border officials apprehend more than 100 illegal aliens dumped along the border without any sorts of supplies to keep them from dying in the desert.
  69. 2021 Sunday G: Political News I– At CPAC 2021 in Dallas, Texas, Donald Trump Jr. slams CNN for being a spewer of FAKE NEWS as well as Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and crack-addicted and known pedophile, Hunter Biden.  Light ‘em up, we say.  Meanwhile, prior to coming to CPAC, himself, President Donald J. Trump received a huge warm welcome in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Upon his arrival in Dallas and taking the stage, the 45th president gave a barnburner of a speech in which he made it extremely clear: he is fighting on behalf of the American people.  God bless him.  Moving on, House Republicans are requesting an investigation into COVID-19 fraud.  Finally, Fort Pelosi is coming down as fencing surrounding the U.S. Capitol is being hauled away today.  Wow.
  70. 2021 Sunday H: Human-Caused Disasters– The cost to replace a collapsed bridge in Washington, D.C., will cost $25 million.  Is it not amazing how our own capital’s infrastructure is in dire straits?  Elsewhere, the death toll in the Surfside, Florida, condo collapse has now hit 90.  Speaking of Florida, the Miami-Dade County courthouse in the Miami has been shut down over structural integrity concerns.  Meanwhile, the Oregon Bootleg Fire doubles in size since Friday.
  71. 2021 Sunday I: Moron News I– “Kooky Kamala” Harris is our subject for today’s Moron News.  Every time this tittering crow, this laughing jackal, this shrieking hyena, this gibbering phony opens her mouth, something surprising spills out like fecal matter does a starling’s ass.  Whining and crying about states cleaning up their voting laws and cleansing the rolls of dead voters, illegal alien voters, felons, and others unqualified to vote, she said that people living in rural communities will have challenging times sending in mail-in ballots because folks living in these areas lack…’photocopiers?’  What the hell is wrong with this nattering jaybird, this cackling toad, this prating POS?  Every time she opens her mouth, she provides the answer to anyone considering using the 25th Amendment to get Methuselah out of the White House as to WHY they can’t.  She is as stupid as Sandy “The Fly” Cortez, known to some as AOC.
  72. 2021 Sunday J: Sports News I– In Game 3 of the 2021 NBA Finals, the Milwaukee Bucks come roaring back and beat the Phoenix Suns 120-100.  The Suns lead the series 2 games to 1.
  73. 2022 Monday:  We hope today will be a slow news day.  Stick around and discover the news along with us…

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This artwork is #0888 a 30” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Cactus Country.”  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 record company owning the Beach Boys discography- Capitol Records- compiled their next compilation album, “Perfect Harmony,” and put it out on December 20, 1997.  There are 15 tunes on this album, stripped down to present a fuller vocal sound because the Beach Boys were the absolute greatest harmony band.  This one is for collectors and completists but if you have yet to introduce the music of this famed group, there are better choice one can buy.  We hope you will seek this one out, whether at Amazon.com, AllMusic, Discogs, and/or eBay.  See if it’s right for you and if you, spend a few bucks and add it to your nonstop growing collection.

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

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

[iii] Please visit the following link: July 11- Nolan Ryan gets his 4,000th Strikeout (sportsaday.com).

[iv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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:

National Defense Transportation Day

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.

89. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2022, UPDATE A

We share the illegal alien numbers daily, numbers we compute and which we contend are true. Apparently, Title 42 will end May 23, 2022, if we have seen more than 911,000 illegals approach and/or get across the border in 89 flipping days, we are we going to see on May 24, 2022? Time to begin handing out hunting licenses for illegals plus a bounty for every one of them brought to a licensed agent. Just kidding but this must stop.

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SPRING SESSION 2022

DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 231

89. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2022, UPDATE A:

We share the illegal alien numbers daily, numbers we compute and which we contend are true.  Apparently, Title 42 will end May 23, 2022, if we have seen more than 911,000 illegals approach and/or get across the border in 89 flipping days, we are we going to see on May 24, 2022?  Time to begin handing out hunting licenses for illegals plus a bounty for every one of them brought to a licensed agent.  Just kidding but this must stop.

  1. 2022 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 486,629,201 confirmed cases, +1,765,692, 6,160,305 confirmed deaths, +4,895 and 421,639,537 confirmed recoveries, +2,718,164. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 81,709,669 confirmed cases, UP 29,824 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,005,741 confirmed deaths, UP 745,[i] and 64,893,051 confirmed recoveries, UP to 25,225.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]
  2. 2022 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 556,408 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 192,533 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FOURTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 434 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  3. 2022 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,094,194 confirmed cases, 88,881 confirmed deaths, and 8,748,207 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,890,163 confirmed cases, 73,136 confirmed deaths, and 5,817,027 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 240,778 confirmed cases, 1,379 confirmed deaths, and 239,399 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,453,251 confirmed cases, 12,454 confirmed deaths, and 1,440,797 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Arkansas: they have 832,815 confirmed cases, 11,218 confirmed deaths, and 820,170 confirmed recoveries.[iii]   
  4. 2022 Wednesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 3,904,305 confirmed cases, 10,485 confirmed deaths, and 3,782,095 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Comoros, 197th place on the list: 8,085 cases of the virus, 160 confirmed death and 7,915 confirmed recoveries.[iv]                         
  5. 2022 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,228.81, DOWN 65.38 points (-0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,442.27 DOWN 177.36 points (-1.21%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,602.45, DOWN 29.15 points (-0.63%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $107.46 per barrel, +3.22 (+3.09%).  The price of GOLD is $1,932.80 per troy oz., +20.60 (+1.08%) while the price of SILVER is $25.03 per troy ounce, +0.29 (+1.19%).  The price of PLATINUM is $993.00 per troy oz, +20.00 (+2.06%) while the price of COPPER is $4.75 per pound, +0.02 (+0.32%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,266.85 per troy oz., +117.86 (+5.48%). The price of RHODIUM is $19,200.00 per troy oz., +200.00 (+1.05%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,310,000.00 per CNY/T, -20,000.00 (-1.50%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,544.00 per USD/T, +108.00 (+3.14%). The price of ZINC is $4,180.00 per USD/T., +153.00 (+3.80%).   The price of COCOA is $2,651.00 per USD/T, +12.00 (+0.45%).  The price of COFFEE is $222.60 per USD/T, +6.90 (+3.20%).  The price of LUMBER is $977.00 USD 1,000 board feet -57.00 (-5.41%).[vi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.35 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.90 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 19.88, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 76.00 of theirs.    In Colombian Peso, one greenback equals 3,748.52 and in Comorian Franc, a buck equals 440.99 and in Congolese Franc, one dollar equals 1,995.14 of theirs.[vii]       
  6. 2022 Wednesday 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 $5.910 per gallon, $4.203 in Florida, $5.161 in Hawaii, and $4.734 in Washington state.[viii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Puerto Rico- $3.179.  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 2nd LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Libya: $0.121 per U.S. Gallon.[ix] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,352,195,835,773 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[x]  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 Grand Cayman Island the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Hong Kong.  This nation holds $224,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  7. 2022 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– After word that numerous Russian soldiers became contaminated with radioactivity, the Russian military is withdrawing its military units in the Chernobyl area.   Next, there are claims that Russia is using banned antipersonnel mines just as they are using other banned weapons as they attempt to crush the resolve of the Ukrainian people.  In other Russia-related news, we have heard that their military units are redeploying back to Russia to refit and re-equip because their military is incapable of keeping their troops supplied in the field.   Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is calling for more military aid with which to fight the Russians.  Finally, the Pentagon claims to see Russia repositioning 20-percent of its forces surrounding Kyiv.
  8. 2022 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Our exquisite Vice President Kamala Harris has been monitoring the border catastrophe for the past 362 days.  Worse, she has not shown up to do her job in 276 days.  The cost of caring for the Biden-Harris illegals since the beginning of the year is $565,571,584.  Next, the cost of caring for them since the apathetic duo swore to defend the country is $42,318,209,346.  Next, the number of illegals we believe to have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border since January 01, 2022, is around 911,846 while the conservative low estimate of illegals living in the country is 45,287,208.  We contend the number to be much closer to 85-to-125 million illegal aliens.  Scoop ‘em up and deport them as quickly as possible. (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).
  9. 2022 Wednesday G: Illegal Aliens-Invaders-and-‘Refugees’ News– COVID-19 restrictions on the southern border are expected to end by May 23, 2022, which means MILLIONS of illegals will commence to swarm across like vermin out of a sewer.  Time to begin giving out hunting licenses and a bounty of $100 per head brought in.
  10. 2022 Wednesday H: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $52.45 (2) AstraZeneca: $67.12 (3) Novavax: $74.75 (4) Merck & Company: $82.41 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $179.59  (6) BioNTech: $174.78 (7) Moderna: $174.92.
  11. 2022 Wednesday I: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $100.82 (2) Boeing: $194.85 (3) General Dynamics: $244.32 (4) Lockheed Martin: $445.95 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $453.33.
  12. 2022 Wednesday J: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.82 (2) DuPont: $76.54 (3) 3M: $151.43 (4) Honeywell: $196.54  (5) Teijen: $1,392.00.
  13. 2022 Wednesday K: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $30.09 (2) Beyond Meat: $48.99  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $64.07.
  14. 2022 Wednesday L: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $149.87 (2) Lowe’s: $209.43 (3) Home Depot: $308.40 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $576.47 (5) Amazon: $3,326.02.
  15. 2022 Wednesday M: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime claims that senile Joe Biden did not see the Sunday night Oscars fray between actor Will Smith and comedian Chris Rock.   Next, Biden regime officials are raising hue and cry about not having enough money to fund the money-go-round, i.e., Chi-Vi vaccines.  Oh, woe, not enough money flowing in a circuitous route to the drug companies back into the pockets of elected Democrats and their RINO stooges.   Speaking of the vaccines, the Food and Drug Administration is going to float a third booster, i.e., a fifth shot, to repel the expected wave of Chi-Vi cases around Election Day.  They want everyone to get a fifth shot.  F**k them.
  16. 2022 Wednesday N: Joe Biden Regime News II– The Biden regime responded to President Donald J. Trump’s request to Vladimir Putin regarding the release of all records related to Hunter Biden’s interactions with fabulously wealthy Russian oligarchs: ‘now is not the time, Mr. President.’   Next, a new report from the U.S. Department of Justice claims that the investigation into corrupt son of President Joseph R. Biden- Hunter- is heating up.   Speaking of the DOJ, they are charging nine Pro-Life activist for blocking access to a District of Columbia ‘women’s reproductive center’ which means it’s a Pro-Death facility, they murder the unborn within its bowels.  When will the DOJ defend the right to life of the unborn?  When corrupt and shady scumbags stop paying big bucks for fetal body parts.
  17. 2022 Wednesday O: Nancy Pelosi’s January 06-2021 False Flag Operation–  Congressman “Shtupping Steny” Hoyer, D-MD 5th congressional district, says that a vote on contempt charges against some of President Donald J. Trump’s aides is scheduled to occur next week.  We assume he’s threatening Peter Navarro and Dan Scavino and anyone else the goon squad catches in its fraudulent dragnet.
  18. 2022 Wednesday P: Political News I– Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, RINO-PA 1st congressional district, says the least the United States can do is to send Ukraine what it needs to combat Russia.  Next, Congressman Glenn Grothman, R-WI 6th congressional district, says that Joe Biden slid unrelated items into the recent trade block.  Meanwhile, a new poll says that in a hypothetical race between President Donald J. Trump and Vice President “Kooky Kamala” Harris, Trump would savage her by 11-points which is more than the 4-point advantage the President would hold over Joe Biden in a hypothetical rematch in November 2024.
  19. 2022 Wednesday Q: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3651 what with a $29 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 05, 10, 16, 26, 43, and  Mega 24.  Out of 96,235 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $34,948.  The winning ticket was sold at Donuts-Donuts in Cerritos, CA 90703.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #969 with a jackpot of $206 million up for grabs: 03, 07, 21, 31, 37, and Power 11. Out of 64,834 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $8,447 apiece.

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[i] 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)

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

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

[iv] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

88. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2022, UPDATE A

Tucker Carlson had a guest tonight that brought everything into focus: soon-to-be-ex-Congressman Adam “The C**t” Kinzinger sought out the position of Navy secretary in the TRUMP administration but didn’t get it. Now, the little cross-dresser is an implacable foe of the 45th president. We wonder what Liz Cheney wanted from President Trump and didn’t get? Secretary of Defense? Wow.

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88. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2022, UPDATE A:

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Tucker Carlson had a guest tonight that brought everything into focus: soon-to-be-ex-Congressman Adam “The C**t” Kinzinger sought out the position of Navy secretary in the TRUMP administration but didn’t get it.  Now, the little cross-dresser is an implacable foe of the 45th president.  We wonder what Liz Cheney wanted from President Trump and didn’t get?  Secretary of Defense?  Wow.  

  1. 2022 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 484,863,509 confirmed cases, +2,051,760, 6,155,710 confirmed deaths, +4,709 and 418,921,373 confirmed recoveries, +1,577,913. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 81,679,845 confirmed cases, UP 30,625 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,004,996 confirmed deaths, UP 1,002,[i] and 64,667,826 confirmed recoveries, UP to 229,307.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]
  2. 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 555,663 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 191,788 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FOURTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 433 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  3. 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: 9,094,183 confirmed cases, 88,880 confirmed deaths, and 8,735,421 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,890,163 confirmed cases, 73,136 confirmed deaths, and 5,817,027 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 239,591 confirmed cases, 1,373 confirmed deaths, and 238,218 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,453,251 confirmed cases, 12,454 confirmed deaths, and 1,440,797 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Iowa: they have 853,035 confirmed cases, 9,402 confirmed deaths, and 843,633 confirmed recoveries.[iii]   
  4. 2022 Tuesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 3,894,141 confirmed cases, 10,485 confirmed deaths, and 3,782,095 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Guinea-Bissau, 196th place on the list: 8,140 cases of the virus, 170 confirmed death and 7,111 confirmed recoveries.[iv]                        
  5. 2022 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,294.19, UP 338.30 points (+0.97%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,619.64 UP 264.73 points (+1.84%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,631.60, UP 56.08 points (+1.23%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $106.10 per barrel, +0.20 (+0.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,918.70 per troy oz., -21.10 (-1.09%) while the price of SILVER is $24.94 per troy ounce, -0.26 (-1.04%).  The price of PLATINUM is $983.50 per troy oz, -7.60 (-0.77%) while the price of COPPER is $4.76 per pound, +0.03 (+0.71%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,164.32 per troy oz., -69.77 (-3.12%). The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., +200.00 (+1.06%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,330,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,444.00 per USD/T, -170.00 (-4.70%). The price of ZINC is $4,054.00 per USD/T., -33.50 (-0.82%).   The price of COCOA is $2,639.00 per USD/T, +37.00 (+1.42%).  The price of COFFEE is $214.85 per USD/T, +0.30 (+0.14%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,055.50 USD 1,000 board feet +55.50 (+5.55%).[vi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.36 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.90 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 19.96, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 80.00 of theirs.    In Central African CFA Franc, one greenback equals 591.17 and in Chilean Peso, a buck equals 779.38 and in Chi-Com Yuan Offshore, one dollar equals 6.38 of theirs.[vii]       
  6. 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 $5.919 per gallon, $4.174 in Florida, $5.147 in Hawaii, and $4.739 in Washington state.[viii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Wyoming- $4.123.  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 1st LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Venezuela: $0.095 per U.S. Gallon.[ix] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,350,131,307,308 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[x]  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 Taiwan the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Grand Cayman Island.  This nation holds $225,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  7. 2022 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Word has it that Russian soldiers operating in the vicinity of the old Ukrainian Chernobyl power plant may have been exposed to radiation.  Meanwhile, as the Russian military continues its aggression against Ukraine, Mariupol says they have lost at least 5,000 civilians to Russian attacks including at least 200 children.  Time to use neutron bombs against the Russians.  Next, new intelligence reports suggest that the Russians might be running out of missiles in their arsenal.   Next, as Russian forces continue to fail across Ukraine, Moscow claims it will limit operations around the capitol city of Kyiv which many in the Biden regime contend could presage chemical attacks on the noble city.
  8. 2022 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– The Pentagon says that Ukrainian and U.S. troops are liaising across the border in Poland.  Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin is relying on Russian bigwig, Roman Abramovich as his go-between with the Ukrainians.   Across the Black Sea in Turkey, Russia has dropped the ‘denazification’ of the Ukraine as one of his demands.  However, when Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky blows off Putin’s other demands, the Russian thug said of his opposite, “I’ll thrash him.”  Russia also has accused the United States of running a massive cyber campaign against them.
  9. 2022 Tuesday H: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis III– In some hilarious news, apparently an artillery shell coming out of Ukraine hit a Russian military camp across the border from the country the Russkies are invading.  NO word on casualties or on the reactions of Russia.  Should be fun to see.  Next, much to the consternation of Ukraine, the Pentagon nixes any transfer of Polish MiGs to neighboring Ukraine.  Meanwhile, the World Health Organization claims that Russians have attacked 18 separate healthcare-related facilities leaving several people dead.  President Zelensky said of Russian peace overtures that what the Russkies are saying “may sound nice but that Ukraine is not going to slacken its defenses.”
  10. 2022 Tuesday I: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis IV–  President Volodymyr Zelensky said today that ‘IF nations with a nuclear component come to his nation’s aid, Ukraine will be neutral but Russian forces must withdraw NOW.’  He also said his nation and his people are not naïve and that the Russians will have to do more than to just talk peace.
  11. 2022 Tuesday J: World War III– Day No. 34 of the Russo-Ukrainian War.  With Joe Biden in the White House, the countdown to World War III is clear.  Every day, we inch a tad bit closer to the biggest conflagration the world has ever- or will- see again.  Thank you, f**king Joe.
  12. 2022 Tuesday K: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– The Biden regime finally is getting some sense: it announced plans to begin vaccinating illegal alien scum at the border for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Taken more than a year to do the right thing.  What a POS you are, Joe.  His ‘number two,’ Vice President Kamala Harris, well, she’s been in charge of the border crisis for the past 361 days.  Worse than that, she has not shown up to do her job in 275 days.  The cost of caring for ‘Joe’s and Kamala’s illegal aliens’ since January 01, 2022, is $559,216,848.  The cost of caring for them since they both took the oath of office to protect and defend the country is about $42,311,854,610.  The number of illegals who have crossed the border over the course of the previous 88 days is in our estimation, 900,742 while the conservative LOW estimate of illegals living in the country is 45,276,004, all of whom must be rounded up and deported.  NOW.  (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  13. 2022 Tuesday L: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Queen Elizabeth attends the memorial services for her deceased husband, Prince Phillip.  Elsewhere, after spending time in a hospital overnight, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is out and back on the campaign trail.  He says he’s ‘super-well.’  Meanwhile, four European Union member countries have expelled 43 Russian diplomats.   Next, after a two-year COVID-19 delay, Poland holds its state funeral for native son classical music composer Krzysztof Penderecki.
  14. 2022 Tuesday M: Foreign News-Overseas News II– FREE CHINA, aka the Republic of China, aka Taiwan, the ‘rightful China’ says that Vladimir Putin’s problems in Ukraine a ‘warning to communist China.’  NO matter what the Chi-Coms say or do, their navy must cross 100 miles of water to Taiwan which is five times what the Nazis had to cross to invade England in 1940.  The Nazis never were able to launch an invasion of the British Isles as they could not gain control of the air over the invasion beaches.  It would be hilarious to see both of communist China’s aircraft carriers belching flames and oily smoke after being hit and sunk in the Straits of Taiwan.   No, we believe Xi Jinping is content with what he has as a failure by him would see him marched to the top of the gallows and then dangling from the gibbet.
  15. 2022 Tuesday N: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– In yet another blow to the Biden regime’s COVID-19 narrative, new data demonstrates that within 3-8 months of undergoing vaccination for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, young people under age 16 begin developing heart problems.  Whether they are fleeting or will remain for years to come remains for us to see.  However, NONE of us here at the blog would ever force our kids to undergo inoculation for the Wuhan Flu.
  16. 2022 Tuesday O: Health and Medical Alerts–  Poor Elon Musk: he announces that for a second time now, he once again is COVID-19 positive.  Lot of good the vaccines are doing, eh?  Next- it’s official: the Food and Drug Administration okays yet another booster shot for those aged 50 and up.
  17. 2022 Tuesday P: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and Authoritarianism News– Dr. Scott Gottlieb said today that IF a new strain of COVID-19 does not cause a massive spike in the number of cases, mask mandates on airliners will vanish.  Next, the courts have barred the U.S. Navy from taking actions against sailors refusing to undergo vaccination with the experimental Chi-Vi vaccines.
  18. 2022 Tuesday Q: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $52.71 (2) AstraZeneca: $65.95 (3) Novavax: $78.83 (4) Merck & Company: $81.57 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $177.74  (6) BioNTech: $172.39 (7) Moderna: $180.64.
  19. 2022 Tuesday R: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $101.08 (2) Boeing: $193.67 (3) General Dynamics: $241.09 (4) Lockheed Martin: $437.13 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $446.31.
  20. 2022 Tuesday S: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.37 (2) DuPont: $78.00 (3) 3M: $152.09 (4) Honeywell: $197.54  (5) Teijen: $1,405.00.
  21. 2022 Tuesday T: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $29.79 (2) Beyond Meat: $51.37  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.85.
  22. 2022 Tuesday U: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $147.23 (2) Lowe’s: $219.57 (3) Home Depot: $317.71 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $569.98 (5) Amazon: $3,386.30.
  23. 2022 Tuesday V: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– As economists continue digging into Joe Biden’s $5.8 trillion 2023 budget request, various experts say that ‘Joe Biden’s tax plan sugarcoats the fact that EVERYONE is going to see his or her taxes go up.  EVERYONE.’  Joe Biden’s new budge will also slash U.S. Army troop strength (if they can handle more) as well as will retired hundreds of warplanes and U.S. Navy ships.  Next, a new poll says that in a 2024 theoretical rematch between President Donald J. Trump and senile Joe Biden, the legitimate president leads the usurper by SIX POINTS.
  24. 2022 Tuesday W: Joe Biden Regime News I– The ongoing disgrace of the Federal Bureau of Investigation continues.  We now know that an audit launched in 2018 to root out corruption in the once admired federal law enforcement entity revealed 747 compliance errors in 353 separate cases.  This has led to a massive decline in public trust and all we can say is that if the FBI ever comes a-calling, call an attorney before they stop a-knocking.  NEVER speak to federal law enforcement sans an attorney.
  25. 2022 Tuesday X: Joe Biden Regime News II– The Biden White House said today NO EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE for either Jared Kushner or Ivanka Trump for their roles in the false flag events of January 06, 2021, the ones ginned up and set in motion by corrupt House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the nonagenarian leader of the Democratic Party.   Next, the White House reveals (or so it claims) that there’s a ‘seven-hour gap in President Donald J. Trump’s phone logs on January 06, 2021.’  Whoa.
  26. 2022 Tuesday Y: Joe Biden Regime News III– Joe Biden’s Joestapo- the Federal Bureau of Investigation- announced that elections officials in nine states have been targeted by cyberattacks.  What states, who was targeted, and who was doing the targeting, FBI?  Next, Joe Biden’s at it again: he said today while meeting with Singapore’s president that he ‘doubts Russia is scaling back operations around Kyiv.’  Uh, okay, Joe, okay.  Joe Biden also says that ‘Russia’s supply chains are next in line for sanctions.’  Next, 75-to-100 years too late, slobbering Joe Biden signed a bill making lynching a federal hate crime.   What the hell is wrong with this half-witted fool?
  27. 2022 Tuesday Z: Joe Biden Regime News IV– The Biden regime is sending its deputy national security advisor for economics- Daleep Singh- to India to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.  Many fear that the Indians might align themselves with the Chi-Coms rather than with the West.   IF New Delhi aligns with India, it means they are terrified of the Chi-Coms nuking the crap out of them which is surprising.
  28. 2022 Tuesday AA: Political News I– As the noose continues tightening around the necks of Bill and Hillary Clinton, former Hillary campaign lawyer Michael Sussman is objecting to the growing number of questions seeking to learn the roles of all the scumbags involved in the Trump-Russia Collusion hoax.   Next, fading House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the false-teeth-wearing nonagenarian loser decided it was time that she slammed BOTH U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife, Ginni, over their support of the true President Donald J. Trump.  Madam Pelosi, STFU.  Meanwhile, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, blasted Joe Biden’s far-too-many verbal miscues.
  29. 2022 Tuesday BB: Political News II– In a break with his fellow Republicans, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, opposes the ‘quick response’ fellow members of his party are seeking against Russia.  Next, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler, R-PA 14th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden’s words on Vladimir Putin are ammunition for the Kremlin.’  Meanwhile, Republicans have a new bill that targets social media sites that allow terrorists to operate unimpeded while shutting down normal discussion, especially conservative discussion.’
  30. 2022 Tuesday CC: Political News III– Congressman Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, says that ‘Vladimir Putin is taking advantage of an extremely weak White House.’  Next, a new report suggests that Moscow may have hacked into several U.S. energy companies.   Meanwhile, in questioning with the FBI Assistant Director for the Cyber Division Scott Smith, Congressman Matt Gaetz, R-FL 1st congressional district, entered Hunter Biden’s laptops into the Congressional Record.  Deputy Director Smith pulled a ‘Sergeant Schultz’ when repeatedly pestered about the laptop saying, “I know nothing, I know nothing.”  And you have faith in the U.S. government!   Finally, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that ‘Joe Biden’s unintentional gaffes make the United States look extremely weak.’
  31. 2022 Tuesday DD: Political News IV– Questions continue arising regarding Joe Biden’s first SCOTUS nominee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and her position as friend and ally of America’s pedophiles.  Republicans and fair-minded Democrats want to know IF the White House’s leaving off information regarding the incredibly lenient sentences provided to pedophiles was intentional or an oversight because of Joe Biden’s advanced senility?  Or could it be because slobbering Joe is fearful of one day being held accountable for all of the groping of young children and women?   The so-called 46th president has a right to be fearful of this.
  32. 2022 Tuesday EE: Political News V– Philip Wegmann, Real Clear Politics’ White House reporter told Tucker Carlson this evening on Tucker Carlson Tonight, that soon-to-be-ex-Congressman Adam “The C**t” Kinzinger, RINO-IL 16th congressional district, actually sought employment in the Trump White House as Navy secretary before he became a committed enemy of the 45th president.  Folks, this is WHY many Americans despise politics because when a cross-dressing loser such as “The C**t” Kinzinger goes against a man from whom he sought employment based upon that, it makes everyone sick.  This guy is a loser, he obviously was unqualified for the job, and thus he has become an inveterate enemy of one of the greatest presidents in the history of the country.  Tragic!
  33. 2022 Tuesday FF: U.S. House of Representatives News I– The longest-serving GOP member of the House- Alaska’s Congressman Don Young- is lying in state inside the U.S. Capitol.  He served the 49th state for the past 49 years.   Next, the House announces a special panel with which to hammer BIG OIL CEOs with questions on rising gas prices.  Wow.   Next, Democrats drop increased demand for additional COVID-19 aid (with which to line their pockets) and give an OKAY to providing additional aid for Ukraine, thus averting a federal government shutdown.
  34. 2022 Tuesday GG: U.S. Senate News I– GOP senators are in the process of revealing findings from the probe launched to investigate Hunter Biden’s dealings with communist China and with Russia.   (Note: President Donald J. Trump has called on Vladimir Putin to release data on Hunter Biden’s dealings with Russian oligarchs)[xi].  Next, Senator Jon Thune, R-SD, announced today that he ‘won’t be voting for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace retiring Associate Justice Stephen Breyer.’  In other news related to Judge Jackson, Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, came out and lambasted GOP senators for their ‘disgraceful’ and ‘embarrassing’ handling of the confirmation hearings.  We guess Senator Manchin had to do something to make it appear he’s still a Democrat.  Bravo, Joe.
  35. 2022 Tuesday HH: Lawsuit and Legal News– The Trump Org. has been ordered to comply with New York state Attorney General Letitia “The Loser” James’ fraudulent subpoenas requesting material from their employees’ devices.  The witch hunt continues.   Next, disgraced, terminated CNN bigwig, Jeff Zucker, forced out along with his pal, Chris “Fraido” Cuomo over schlepping the help has reportedly settled for a $10 million payout to STFU and to go away.
  36. 2022 Tuesday II: Crime and Punishment News– The body of a missing 1-year-old Florida boy has been discovered in a septic tank.  In other crime-related news, we learned this morning that Chicago Mayor Lori “Frog-Face” Lightfoot hired 70 law enforcement officers to protect her and her family back in 2020 all the while railing against the cops and demanding the city of murder to DEFUND the cops.  Yet another shred of evidence of liberal hypocrisy in this country.  People, vote this ignorant bitch out of office ASAP.
  37. 2022 Tuesday JJ: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– Colorado announces that ‘should the United States Supreme Court weaken Roe v. Wade they will become an abortion beacon for the country and the entire world.’  Sounds like ‘666’ to us, folks.   Avoid the Rocky Mountain State at all costs.   However, Kentucky has joined the states protecting the unborn and has passed its own antiabortion bill, one that also bans all abortions past the 15-week mark.  Planned Parenthood is wailing up a storm what with the loss of revenue from selling the body parts of the unborn and newly born, the ones they ‘execute on the birthing tables.’  Planned Parenthood is truly a satanic cult if one ever existed.
  38. 2022 Tuesday KK: Popular Culture News– As hubbub continues from the fallout of Will Smith bitch-slapping Chris Rock at Sunday night’s Oscars ceremonies- Alec Baldwin- a man who shot two, killing one, on the set of his now-canceled movie, “Rust,” said of the Oscars that they ‘turned into the Jerry Springer Show.’  Alec- STFU.  You’re lucky you’re not in the slammer as you read this.   Next, the Foo Fighters cancel all future dates for the time being following the untimely death of drummer, Taylor Hawkins.
  39. 2022 Tuesday LL: Florida State News– “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis vetoed the latest congressional redistricting map Democrats hoped would tilt power in their direction.   Speaking of “America’s governor,” he is leading a 21-state lawsuit against mask mandates on all forms of public transit.  Next, following the ludicrous attacks on “America’s Governor” and his signing of the bill protecting parental rights in education by Disney Corp., the governor fired back and slammed them for being the degenerates that they are.  What the hell has happened to Disney?  They’ve become extremely satanic over the past 2-3 decades or so.
  40. 2022 Tuesday MM: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1750 what with a $60 million jackpot on the line: 07, 22, 36, 45, 47, and Mega 12. Out of 50,655 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $6,295 apiece.

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[i] 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)

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

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

[iv] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xi] Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, says that U.S. media outlets have entirely ignored stories related to Hunter Biden.

84. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2022, UPDATE A

Watching Joe Biden stumble and bumble overseas is not only a national embarrassment to both the United States and its citizens, but it’s also downright dangerous. The senile idiot is telling assembled U.S. troops what they’re going to see in Ukraine when they go there which to the average listener sounds like, they’re going to war there. Perhaps Putin might consider a pre-emptive nuclear strike to halt such an undertaking? Joe, STFU you half-witted moron…

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84. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2022, UPDATE A:

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Watching Joe Biden stumble and bumble overseas is not only a national embarrassment to both the United States and its citizens, but it’s also downright dangerous.  The senile idiot is telling assembled U.S. troops what they’re going to see in Ukraine when they go there which to the average listener sounds like, they’re going to war there.  Perhaps Putin might consider a pre-emptive nuclear strike to halt such an undertaking?  Joe, STFU you half-witted moron…

  1. 2022 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 479,965,820 confirmed cases, +2,348,339, 6,142,930 confirmed deaths, +10,845 and 414,149,836 confirmed recoveries, +1,608,941. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 81,600,890 confirmed cases, UP 59,043 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,003,198 confirmed deaths, UP 1,668,[i] and 64,070,163 confirmed recoveries, UP 396,611.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]
  2. 2022 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 553,745 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 190,690 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FOURTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 429 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.            
  3. 2022 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,086,404 confirmed cases, 88,700 confirmed deaths, and 8,652,609 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,885,390 confirmed cases, 73,018 confirmed deaths, and 5,796,690 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 239,591 confirmed cases, 1,373 confirmed deaths, and 238,218 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,451,227 confirmed cases, 12,432 confirmed deaths (BIG ADJUSTMENT DOWN), and 1,438,795 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., South Carolina: they have 1,467,115 confirmed cases, 17,493 confirmed deaths, and 1,299,765 confirmed recoveries.[iii]   
  4. 2022 Friday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 3,835,700 confirmed cases, 10,460 confirmed deaths, and 3,754,540 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Saint Martin, 191st place on the list: 9,912 cases of the virus, 63 confirmed death and 1,399 confirmed recoveries.[iv]                         
  5. 2022 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,861.24, UP 153.30 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,169.30 DOWN 22.54 points (-0.16%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,543.06, UP 22.90 points (+0.51%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $112.60 per barrel, +0.26 (+0.23%).  The price of GOLD is $1,957.60 per troy oz., -4.60 (-0.23%) while the price of SILVER is $25.73 per troy ounce, -0.20 (-0.75%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,005.60 per troy oz, -25.60 (-2.48%) while the price of COPPER is $4.69 per pound, -0.05 (-1.11%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,341.19 per troy oz., -181.74 (-7.20%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,500.00 per troy oz., -100.00 (-0.54%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,330,000.00 per CNY/T, -10,000.00 (-0.75%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,605.00 per USD/T, -18.50 (-0.51%). The price of ZINC is $4,061.00 per USD/T., +22.00 (+0.54%).   The price of COCOA is $2,562.00 per USD/T, -21.00 (-0.81%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,008.40 USD 1,000 board feet -11.60 (-1.14%).[vi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.91 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.02, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 96.50 of theirs.    In Bolivar Soberano, one greenback equals 4.35 and in Bolivian Boliviano, a buck equals 6.79 and in Bosnia and Herzegovina Convertible Marka, one dollar equals 1.78 of theirs.[vii]       
  6. 2022 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.900 per gallon, $4.122 in Florida, $5.100 in Hawaii, and $4.734 in Washington state.[viii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Virginia- $4.118.  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 163rd HIGHEST gasoline price in the world- Monaco: $9.439 per U.S. Gallon.[ix] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,341,742,840,048 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[x]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Luxembourg the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Brazil.  This nation holds $258,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  7. 2022 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– A report first available yesterday has been confirmed today: a Russian tank crew ran over their colonel in protest of the invasion of Ukraine and the loss of countless comrades in a fight none of them wanted.   Meanwhile, Ukrainian forces are making gains against the invaders as army troops continue pushing Russian forces back from around Kyiv and launch counterattacks elsewhere to displace the new ‘Red Army’ soldiers.   This has led to Russia scaling back its war aims as they are being defeated on land, sea, and in the air.   In order to spur their second-rate soldiers to fight harder, Moscow claims to have confirmed the presence of U.S. mercenaries on the battlefield.  Russia: didn’t you bring in Chechen and Syrian mercs so what the f**k?
  8. 2022 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– In an effort to continue clinging to power- like Joe Biden continues trying to cling to power in the United States- a frustrated President Putin says the ‘West is trying to cancel Russian culture including famed composer Tchaikovsky.’  Oh, boohoo, Vlad, boohoo.  Next, former Vice President Mike Pence, R-IN, says it’s time for a ‘21st century-style Berlin airlift’ to get supplies to Ukraine.   Next, new video confirms Ukrainian claims that their military destroyed a Russian warship- the Orsk tank-landing ship- in the port of Berdyansk.   Elsewhere, new data reports that Russian forces have committed 148 specific war crimes against journalists in Ukraine.
  9. 2022 Friday H: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis III– Kyiv announces that in areas in which the Russians are in control are forcing Ukrainian residents into taking Russian language training.   Meanwhile, the Kremlin is reportedly ‘flabbergasted’ over the flight of a close advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin.  That’s right, Anatoly Chubais, former chairman and CEO of Russian company, Rusnano, fled the country for freer environs.  Watch for Putin’s agents to track him down and give him some Novichok.  It’s what they do.
  10. 2022 Friday I: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– We know this is depressing, folks, but it’s our duty to lay out the daily count in the life and times of our ‘border czar,’ Vice President Kamala Harris.  Let’s see, she’s been on the job for the past 357 days- although you’d never know it because NO one has seen her.  She hasn’t showed up to do the job in 271 days.  That is so sad.  The cost of caring for the invaders since the first day of this year is around $533,710,556.  Imagine what that money could do for the American people?  It would be amazing.  The cost of caring for the illegals since slobbering Joe Biden has been in office is $42,805,679,799.  That’s a whole lot of wasted tax dollars.  The number of illegals who have entered the U.S. this year alone is in our estimation 860,293.  Finally, the conservative low estimate of illegals in the country is estimated to be 45,235,555.  The people we elect to be our leaders do not give a flaming fluck about any of us.  If they did, they would scoop them up and deport all of them ASAP. (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).
  11. 2022 Friday J: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Little Emanuel “Peewee Herman” Macron confirmed that he will be speaking with Russian President Vladimir Putin within the next 48-72 hours over his actions in the siege of Mariupol.’  Wow.  Next, Russian ambassador to Italy- Sergey Razov- is suing the Italian daily newspaper La Stampa after it published an article talking about the killing of Russian President Vladimir Putin.  (Note- Vladimir, don’t be upset- newspapers ran all sorts of ‘hit pieces’ on another dictator, George W. Bush, calling for his death so you have become a member of a very select crowd.  It is what it is).  Finally, here’s a good one: after North Korea conducted some ICBM tests, the Biden regime is asking BOTH communist China AND Russia to send a ‘strong message to Kim Jong Un to behave.’  Please.
  12. 2022 Friday K: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $52.78 (2) AstraZeneca: $65.13 (3) Novavax: $74.13 (4) Merck & Company: $81.34 (5) BioNTech: $161.10 (6) Johnson & Johnson: $176.92 (7) Moderna: $165.92.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Pfizer: $54.51 (2) AstraZeneca: $63.23 (3) Novavax: $82.30 (4) Merck & Company: $79.11 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $174.84  (6) BioNTech: $174.46 (7) Moderna: $178.93.
  13. 2022 Friday L: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $102.43 (2) Boeing: $188.95 (3) General Dynamics: $244.36 (4) Lockheed Martin: $453.66 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $458.18.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Raytheon: $97.52 (2) Boeing: $192.83 (3) General Dynamics: $230.23 (4) Lockheed Martin: $426.18 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $427.95.
  14. 2022 Friday M: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $24.84 (2) DuPont: $77.09 (3) 3M: $150.46 (4) Honeywell: $197.79  (5) Teijen: $1,403.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Ansell Ltd.: $24.49 (2) DuPont: $72.49 (3) 3M: $140.96 (4) Honeywell: $182.24  (5) Teijen: $1,294.00.
  15. 2022 Friday N: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $29.28 (2) Beyond Meat: $48.63  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $62.82.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $23.76 (2) Beyond Meat: $50.28  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $60.76.
  16. 2022 Friday O: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $143.45 (2) Lowe’s: $212.92 (3) Home Depot: $310.68 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $555.71 (5) Amazon: $3,295.47.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Wal-Mart: $145.44 (2) Lowe’s: $235.67 (3) Home Depot: $340.74 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $561.35 (5) Amazon: $3,225.01.
  17. 2022 Friday P: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– While ‘shagging questions’ in Brussels, Belgium, a doddering, drooling Joe Biden became incensed when a reporter asked the faux president if he ‘was up to doing the job.’  Following this event, senile Joe traveled to Poland where he met with U.S. troops which he claimed would soon be witnessing all sorts of things in Ukraine which raises the question, are they going to Ukraine?  He also met with Ukrainian refugees.  Meanwhile, a new AP-NORC poll says that as gasoline prices rise in the U.S., Joe Biden’s approval ratings continue to circle the drain in a filthy crapper.  Poor Joe.  Elsewhere, in other news extremely damaging to the Biden regime in general and ‘Pro-China Joe’ in particular, a new Rasmussen poll says that ‘two-thirds of the American people believe the Hunter Biden laptop story is extremely important.’
  18. 2022 Friday Q: Joe Biden Regime News I– The U.S. is canceling talks with the Taliban following the terrorist regime reneging on a promise to keep girls’ schools open for instruction.  Next, the White House rushed to clarify senile Joe’s remarks about ‘U.S. troops going into Ukraine’ by announcing ‘NO U.S. troops will be deployed to Ukraine.’  Former Director of National Security Ric Grenell says that ‘Joe Biden’s gaff demonstrates his weakness.’   In other news, the U.S. has announced plans with which to sanction companies providing tech supplies and support for Russia’s military and intelligence-gathering organizations.  Wow.
  19. 2022 Friday R: Political News I– As the fraudulent January 06, 2021, House ‘select committee’ continues making noises about slapping criminal referrals on both him and Dan Scavino, famed conservative economist and Trump adviser Peter Navarro blasted the J6 Committee’s sham action as an ‘attack on executive privilege.’  Next, the House GOP leadership announces it is preparing plans for a ‘bold, conservative agenda once the GOP reclaims the House in the fall.’  We hope the GOP wins but it would be astounding to see someone other than the RINO House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, 23rd congressional district, installed as the new speaker.   Likewise, if the GOP reclaims the Senate in November, can we dump slime ball, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell and get a bona fide conservative put in his place?
  20. 2022 Friday S: Political News II– After being unfairly dismissed from the White House’s Fitness Council yesterday along with famed football star, Hershel Walker, Dr. Mehmet Oz says he will continue fighting on behalf of the American people.  Next, Congressman Greg Murphy M.D., R-NC 3rd congressional district, said Americans should blame Joe Biden for ‘rising energy prices but not the Russo-Ukrainian War’ (although we blame the China-loving ‘president’ for the war, too.  The man is a loser.
  21. 2022 Friday T: U.S. House of Representatives News I– House GOP leaders are urging one of their colleagues, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, R-NE 1st congressional district, to resign.  Congressman Fortenberry was convicted of lying to the FBI- which seems incredibly easy to do nowadays which is WHY NO one should ever speak to its special agents sans an attorney- over contributions to his 2016 re-election campaign from a Lebanese-Nigerian businessman.  Congressman McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, is the one urging Mr. Fortenberry to resign.  Mr. Minority Leader, how about circling the wagons around the guy like the Democrats would were he one of theirs?
  22. 2022 Friday U: U.S. Senate News I– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says, ‘yes, I will vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the U.S. Supreme Court.’  Meanwhile, a growing list of GOP senators proposed a bill that would prohibit the Palestinian garbage from opening a consulate in Jerusalem.  Excellent.
  23. 2022 Friday V: Tranny News of the Day– Despite yesterday’s veto by Utah Governor Spencer Cox, RINO, on a bill that would prohibit trannys from playing in girls’ and women’s sports, the state’s legislature overrode the veto and made it law.  How about recalling your corrupt governor?   In other news extremely crippling to the LGBTQIA+ agenda in general and the chicks with dicks’ agenda in particular, a new poll in Florida says that 52-percent of Sunshine State Democrats agree with the bill protecting parental rights in the state and scaling back on the teaching of perversion between kindergarten and the 4th grade.  Still, Disney is making all kinds of noise on behalf of perversion of every type which means the time is NOW to stop going to their theme parks, buying their DVDs, and going to their movies.  F**K YOU, Disney.
  24. 2022 Friday W: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw- Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1749 what with a $50 million jackpot on the line: 03, 13, 42, 51, 58, and Mega 17.  Out of 45,614 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $12,265 apiece

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Today in History, Friday, March 25, 2022, Morning Blog Post:


[i] 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)

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

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

[iv] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

83. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2022, UPDATE A

The worm turns, folks, the worm turns. President Donald J. Trump and his army of legal eagles have filed a massive lawsuit against the scum behind the so-called ‘Russian collusion hoax.’ Hillary Rodham Clinton, James “The Crook” Comey, John Brennan, James Clapper, Peter Strzok and his paramour, Lisa Page, the Democratic National Committee, Christopher Steele, and the rest of the slime balls and pond scum that cost the nation FOUR years. You know, Trump deserves another eight years…

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