259. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022

We are watching history repeat itself some 82 years later with the murderous little midget Vladimir Putin playing Benito Mussolini and his number one ally, Xi Jinping playing the Nazi Fuhrer. Question is “will Chairman Xi ‘fish’ or ‘cut bait?’” We know what happened to the ‘Thousand-Year Reich’ when Hitler couldn’t ‘cut bait’- it crumbled after 12 horrifying years…

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259. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022:

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (Observed); National POW/MIA Recognition Day

We are watching history repeat itself some 82 years later with the murderous little midget Vladimir Putin playing Benito Mussolini and his number one ally, Xi Jinping playing the Nazi Fuhrer.  Question is “will Chairman Xi ‘fish’ or ‘cut bait?’”  We know what happened to the ‘Thousand-Year Reich’ when Hitler couldn’t ‘cut bait’- it crumbled after 12 horrifying years…

U.S. Secretary of State William R. Day; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingham; Second German Führer Admiral Karl Dönitz; Bon Jovi (and Skid Row) featuring Dave Sabo, the Faces featuring Kenney Jones, Fairport Convention featuring Maartin Allcock, the Grateful Dead in Egypt, the Lovin’ Spoonful featuring Joe Butler, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers featuring Ron Blair, and T-Rex featuring Marc Bolan:

  1. 1087 Friday: The reign of the 158th Roman Catholic Pope Victor III ends after a brief 1 year and 115 days.  He first became the shepherd of ALL Christendom on May 24, 1086.
  2. 1394 Tuesday: The reign of the 202.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Clement VII ends.  Elected in opposition to both the 202nd Roman Catholic Pope Urban VI and to the 203rd Roman Catholic Pope Boniface IX, Antipope Clement VII served from September 20, 1378. 
  3. 1498 Friday: Tomas de Torquemada, infamous for his role in the Spanish Inquisition, died in Avila, Spain.
  4. 1620 Wednesday: The Mayflower departs Plymouth, England, bound for the New World. She arrives in Provincetown, Massachusetts, on December 26, 1620. Aboard her were 102 passengers bound to establish a new colony.
  5. 1630 Monday: The village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston.
  6. 1652 Monday: Spanish troops occupy the British-held area of Dunkirk.
  7. 1654 Wednesday: Russian troops occupy the city of Smolensk in Poland.
  8. 1702 Saturday: Emperor Leopold I declare war on France, Cologne, and Bavaria.
  9. 1779 Thursday: The future 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingham is born on this date in New Hope, Pennsylvania. A future Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, to June 20, 1831.
  10. 1782 Monday: The Great Seal of the United States appears for the first time. American leaders impressed it upon a document used to negotiate a prisoner-of-war agreement with the British.
  11. 1795 Wednesday: British troops occupy Cape Town, South Africa.
  12. 1810 Sunday: Mexicans were inspired to begin their successful revolt against Spanish rule by Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla and his “Grito de Delores” (“Cry of Dolores”).
  13. 1812 Wednesday: During Napoleon’s occupation of Moscow, Russia, the Great Fire of Moscow breaks out and devastates much of the city.
  14. 1848 Saturday: France abolishes slavery in ALL its territories.
  15. 1857 Wednesday: The song, “Jingle Bells” by James Pierpont undergoes copyright under its original title, “One Horse Open Sleigh.”  Pierpont wrote the song, one considered a Christmastime Perennial, for Thanksgiving.
  16. 1859 Friday: British explorer David Livingstone discovers Lake Nyasa, which forms Malawi’s boundary with Tanzania and Mozambique.
  17. 1862 Tuesday: Liliuokalani, queen of Hawaii —reign 1891-1893—marries John Owen Dominis. Meanwhile, the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War—Antietam—takes place in Maryland.
  18. 1891 Wednesday: In Grünau, Berlin, Germany, the man who would become the chief of Kriegsmarine’s U-Boat wing, Admiral Karl Dönitz, is born. Following Adolf Hitler’s suicide in the Berlin bunker, Admiral Dönitz became the Führer from April 30-to-May-23, 1945 and would survive the war, dying in 1980.  
  19. 1893 Saturday: More than 100,000 settlers swarmed onto a section of land in Oklahoma known as the “Cherokee Strip.”
  20. 1898 Friday: The 36th U.S. Secretary of State William R. Day left office on this date. A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from April 28, 1898, until today and then moved on to serve on the federal courts and eventually, the United States Supreme Court.
  21. 1908 Wednesday: William Crapo “Billy” Durant founded General Motors in Flint, Michigan on this date in history. He did so by merging Buick and Olds car companies.
  22. 1910 Friday: Bessica Medlar Raiche of Mineola, N.Y., made the first accredited solo airplane flight by a woman in the United States.
  23. 1919 Tuesday: Congress issued a national charter to the American Legion.
  24. 1924 Tuesday: Jim Bottomley set a new major league baseball record when he knocked in 12 runs in a single game.
  25. 1940 Monday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Selective Training and Service Act into law, the nation’s first Draft Act. Elsewhere in government, Samuel T. Rayburn of Texas became Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
  26. 1941 Tuesday: Adolf Hitler orders that ‘for every dead German, 100 Yugoslavs are to die.’  Meanwhile, farther east, German armor surrounds the Ukrainian city of Kyiv during Operation Barbarossa. Elsewhere, Joe Butler—future drummer with the Lovin’ Spoonful—is born in Long Island, N.Y., on this date.
  27. 1948 Thursday: Kenney Jones, drummer for both the Small Faces and later, the Faces, [i] featuring Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Ronnie Lane, and Ian McLagan, was born in London on this date. Elsewhere, longtime bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[ii], 1976-1982 / 2002-present, Ron Blair, is born in San Diego, CA, on this date.
  28. 1953 Wednesday: “The Robe,” the first movie presented in the widescreen process Cinemascope, had its world premiere at the Roxy Theater in New York. Elsewhere, the American League gave permission to the St. Louis Browns to move to Baltimore, Maryland, where they changed their name to the Baltimore Orioles.
  29. 1964 Wednesday: The rock-and-roll show “Shindig!” premiered on ABC-TV.  Meanwhile, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, future guitarist with both Bon Jovi and Skid Row- Dave Sabo- is born.  In 1983, he would be the original guitarist with Bon Jovi.  Following that stint, he would move on to Skid Row where he would perform with the band for years.
  30. 1968 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon appears on the television comedy show, “Laugh-in.”  Elsewhere, the final episode of “The Andy Griffith Show” appeared on CBS on this date.
  31. 1972 Saturday: The “Bob Newhart Show” premiered on CBS-TV.
  32. 1974 Monday: President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders.
  33. 1976 Thursday: The Episcopal Church formally approved women for ordination as priests and bishops.
  34. 1977 Friday: Glam-Rocker Marc Bolan, singer and guitarist of the British band, T-Rex[iii], died in an automobile wreck on this date in Barnes, London. The legendary glam rocker was 29 years old. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, Maria Callas, the American-born prima donna famed for her lyrical soprano and fiery temperament, died in Paris at age 53.
  35. 1978 Saturday: The Grateful Dead[iv] perform at the Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt.
  36. 1982 Thursday: The massacre of between 1,200 and 1,400 Palestinian men, women, and children at the hands of Israeli-allied Christian Phalange militiamen began in West Beirut’s Sabra and Shatila refugee camps; the Palestinians had it coming!
  37. 1985 Monday: The Communist Party in China announced changes in leadership that were designed to bring younger officials to power.
  38. 1987 Wednesday: Two dozen countries singed the Montreal Protocol, a treaty designed to save the Earth’s ozone layer by calling on nations to reduce harmful emissions of chemicals by the year, 2000.
  39. 1988 Friday: Tom Browning pitched the 12th perfect game in major league history.
  40. 1990 Sunday: An eight-minute videotape of an address by U.S. President George H. W. Bush appeared on Iraqi television on this date. In it the President warned that actions of Saddam Hussein could plunge them into a war ‘against the world.’
  41. 1994 Friday: A federal jury ordered Exxon Corp. to pay a $5 billion punitive damage award to the people harmed by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. However, the U.S. Supreme Court later reduced the payout to $507.5 million, which made more sense. Elsewhere, for the first time in 10 years, two astronauts from the space shuttle Discovery went on the first untethered spacewalk.
  42. 2001 Sunday: President George W. Bush, speaking on the South Lawn of the White House, said there was “no question” Osama bin Laden and his followers were prime suspects in the Sept. 11 Islamist terrorist attacks; Bush pledged the government would “find them, get them running and hunt them down.”
  43. 2002 Monday: U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced that Iraq had unconditionally accepted the return of U.N. weapons inspectors.
  44. 2003 Tuesday: In the WNBA Championship, the Detroit Shock beat the Los Angeles Sparks, 2 games to 1.
  45. 2005 Friday: President George W. Bush ruled out raising taxes to pay the massive costs of Gulf Coast reconstruction in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, saying other government spending had to be cut to pay for the recovery effort. How about not going to war in Iraq, Mr. President, why didn’t you think about that before invading the Middle Eastern nation in 2003?
  46. 2007 Sunday: O.J. Simpson undergoes arrest in the alleged armed robbery of sports memorabilia collectors in Las Vegas. A jury later convicted “The Juice” of kidnapping and armed robbery, and then sentenced the thug to an indeterminate term of between nine-to-33 years in prison. Meanwhile, contractors for the U.S. security firm Blackwater USA guarding a U.S. State Department convoy in Baghdad opened fire on civilian vehicles mistakenly believing that they were under attack; 14 Iraqis died. It is what it is, folks.
  47. 2008 Tuesday: General David Petraeus stepped aside as General Ray Odierno took over as the top American commander of the Iraq War.
  48. 2010 Thursday: Poverty rates in the United States hit a 15-year high of 14.3 percent or 43.6 million Americans—all the while illegal aliens pour in to take American jobs!
  49. 2013 Monday: Health officials discover the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, in tap water near New Orleans, the first time ever detected in the U.S. water supply. Elsewhere, Aaron Alexis, a former U.S. Navy reservist, went on a shooting rampage inside the Washington Navy Yard, killing 12 victims before being shot dead by police.
  50. 2014 Tuesday:  NASA outsources its role in space travel by awarding a $4.2 billion contract to Boeing and a $2.6 billion contract to Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) to shuttle astronauts between Earth and the International Space Station.
  51. 2015 Wednesday:  In the journal, “Nature,” Oxford University reports that thanks to the intervention of modern medicine in Africa, approximately 700 million cases of malaria have been prevented. We know that hydroxychloroquine is one of the best anti-malarial drugs in use on the African continent and in 2020, it’s interesting to note that a country such as Uganda that has long used this extremely low-cost drug the deaths in 2020 from COVID-19 are almost nonexistent. Elsewhere, in Burkina Faso, security guards launch a coup taking President Michel Kafando and other ranking government officials into custody.
  52. 2016 Friday: Democracy Now reports that Donald Trump continues to dis President Barack Hussein Obama by suggesting that the 44th president was not born in the United States. Folks, millions of Americans, and millions more around the planet do not believe Obama[v] was born in the U.S. so WTF? Meanwhile, following a campaign rally in North Carolina the previous day, Hillary Clinton minimizes her public appearances. What is wrong with this woman?
  53. 2017 Saturday: Tropical Storm Maria, which would batter the Caribbean as a powerful hurricane, formed in the Atlantic. Elsewhere, California lawmakers voted to move the state’s presidential primary up by about three months to March, a move that would force candidates to mount expensive campaigns earlier.
  54. 2018 Sunday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sets an NFL record with 10 touchdown passes in the first two games of the regular season, lighting up the Steelers’ secondary with six touchdown passes for a road win of 42-37. Meanwhile, the Washington Post reports that potential U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh committed sexual assault in the 1980s when he was a young man, charges since proven to be FALSE.   Finally, in London, England, Maartin Allcock- longtime member of Fairport Convention[vi] (guitars, keyboards, violins, vocals, bass guitars, and pipes)- succumbs to liver cancer at age 61.
  55. 2019 Monday:  The New York Times publishes a story in which, it charges the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as being the most expensive in the world that each prisoner costs the taxpayers $13 million annually. Meanwhile, On This Day reports that the personal information of every citizen in Ecuador was found online on an unsecured server. Go figure.
  56. 2020 Wednesday: Warned ahead of time that his book about his time in the Trump administration contained classified information, former National Security Advisor John Bolton finds himself- along with his publisher and support staff- finds himself under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice. We told you so, John! Meanwhile, America’s insurance companies announce that this year’s ongoing ‘peaceful protests,’ aka rioting, looting, arson, rape, and murder- will be the costliest in U.S. history, claims coming in between $1-2 billion. Thank you, Democrats, thank you, Marxist-Socialist thugs. Elsewhere, pot-smoking New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio- struggling to remain lucid- announces that HE and his mayoral staff of at least 500 workers will go on furlough for two weeks, beginning in October. Dude, you do nothing anyway but thanks for allowing the city to hold onto your $250,000 annual salary.
  57. 2020 Wednesday A: In Austin, Texas, two construction cranes collide into one another killing no one but injuring at least 22 people on the ground. Illegal aliens at the controls? It is Texas, after all. Meanwhile, Hurricane Sally, a Cat 1 storm, continues assaulting the coastlines of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi. Rains are heavy, storm surges strong, and flooding rampant. Elsewhere, NFL ratings are in a nosedive, the opening week’s ratings coming in with a 20-percent or more drop in viewership. Every game save the New Orleans Saints-Tampa Bay Buccaneers was below normal. Don’t expect it to get any better anytime soon, the league’s owners MUST- we repeat, MUST- terminate the contract of Commissioner Roger Goodell and send this virtue-signaling POS packing and then must regain control of the players and enforce the rules. You remember ratings were DOWN in 2016 and were it not for Donald Trump, they would have continued tanking. This is your second chance, NFL team owners, and if you blow it this time, we expect America’s favorite sport will be as popular as midget mud wrestling. Don’t blow it. Speaking of football, the BIG 10 says it is going to return to playing games. Congratulations!
  58. 2020 Wednesday B: Senate Minority Leader and knuckle-dragger Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the head of Health and Human Services boss Alex Azar’s head over some bogus charge concerning the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever Bat Flu. Chuck- STFU. Meanwhile, Real Clear Politics polling average shows “Pro-China Joe” Biden with a lead of 49-percent to 44.7-percent over Trump. Wow. You go, Joe, you go! Next, along the west coast, out-of-control wildfires continue to burn acres and take lives yet in our northern neighbor, Canada, the wildfire season is way, way down thanks to proper forest management. Democrats do NOT think we won’t remember who is responsible for all the ills come November or in November 2022, November 2024 and onward. YOU will pay. Finally, last night, Tucker Carlson on Fox News Channel had Chinese Virus Crisis whistleblower, Dr. Li-Meng Yan on his program and she told the host that Beijing knew the facts concerning the Wuhan Flu and that they INTENTIONALLY ALLOWED IT TO ESCAPE. It is interesting to note that famed bastion of free speech, Twitter (yeah, right), silenced the doctor’s account on September 15. My, my, me!
  59. 2020 Wednesday C: The U.S. Senate Homeland Security Committee has issued subpoenas to former CIA director John Brennan, former National Security advisor James Clapper, and former FBI director James “The Saint” Comey. Good. Bring them in and bust their balls on live TV! Elsewhere, radio talk show king, Rush Limbaugh, reports today on his program that new polling shows that in strife-torn cities and towns across the country, voters favor Donald Trump by a 2-1 margin in November. Ooops! Not good for the Democrats!
  60. 2020 Wednesday D: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 29,689,922 confirmed cases, UP by 281,498 cases, 937,543 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,376 deaths, and 20,152,872 confirmed recoveries, UP by 201,786 recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 6,704,125 confirmed cases, UP by 29,165 new cases, 199,297 confirmed deaths, UP by 912 new deaths, and 3,636,578 confirmed recoveries, UP by 21,091 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 motherf**kers). Now that Mo is living in Israel, here are the numbers for that nation: 170,465 confirmed cases, 1,165 confirmed deaths, and 122,785 confirmed recoveries.
  61. 2020 Wednesday E: 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-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 771,288 confirmed cases, 14,648 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 10,951 confirmed cases, 100 confirmed deaths, and 3,885 confirmed recoveries. Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 84,320 confirmed cases, 2,107 confirmed deaths, but like California, the palooka-faced 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, Idaho: 35,984 confirmed number of cases, 420 confirmed deaths, but no mention of the confirmed number of recoveries- thank you, Governor Brad Little for acting like a Democrat and remaining mum on this figure.
  62. 2020 Wednesday F: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals DOW Jones Industrial Average: 28,032.38, UP 36.78 points (+0.13%). Next, the NASDAQ: 11,050.47, DOWN 139.85 points (-1.25%). Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,385.49, DOWN 15.71 points (-0.46%). The price of GOLD is $1,967.20 per troy oz., -3.30 (-0.17%) while the price of SILVER is $27.32 per troy ounce, -0.156 (-0.57%). The price of PLATINUM is $972.80 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.07%) while the price of COPPER is $3.06 per pound, 0.00 (0.00%). The price of PALLADIUM is $2,399.00 per troy oz, -7.50 (-0.31%). The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.17 per barrel, +0.01 (+0.02%). Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.75 Chi-Com yuan. Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 21.03.
  63. 2020 Wednesday G:  President Donald J. Trump- speaking from the White House today- said that he believes a vaccine will be available to combat the Wuhan Virus sometime in October. Earlier in the day, CDC Director Robert Redfield said that ‘masks are good’ and that ‘he was not as optimistic about a vaccine before late 2021.’  We shall see. However, Dr. Scott Atlas says 100 million doses should be available by the end of 2020. Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden says his legal advisors have told him that he could probably issue a nationwide mask mandate via executive order. Joe: NOT enough prisons to hold everyone who will not obey the bull crap order. Better to make hydroxychloroquine, aka Plaquenil, available to ALL Americans.
  64. 2020 Wednesday H: Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Justice charges five Chi-Com hackers with attempting to hack into more than 100 sites including social media and government. Currently, law enforcement is tracking these scalawags down. Next, President Trump reverses himself from an earlier stance and says that limited briefings on U.S. elections security will be provided to key members of Congress. As everyone knows, the Chi-Coms, the Russkies, the Iranians, the Cubans, the North Koreans, the Venezuelans, everyone with an ax to grind against the U.S. is going to attempt changing U.S. election results in November as they always do. When Barack Hussein Obama was president, he said influencing an election one way or another was nearly impossible so why would things be any different now?
  65. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 227,764,447 confirmed cases, +614,296, 4,681,587 confirmed deaths, +10,187 and 204,406,238 confirmed recoveries, +579,782. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 42,618,589 confirmed cases, UP 183,742 from yesterday’s reporting, 686,896 confirmed deaths, UP 2,324, [vii] and 32,324,091 confirmed recoveries, UP 79,598. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  66. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 368,442 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 35,636 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  67. 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: 4,528,259 confirmed cases, 67,816 confirmed deaths, and 2,384,472 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,509,784 confirmed cases, 49,257 confirmed deaths, and 2,421,038 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 73,856 confirmed cases, 679 confirmed deaths, and 73,177 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 619,208 confirmed cases, 7,208 confirmed deaths, and 259,602 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Illinois: they have 1,586,741 confirmed cases, 27,113 confirmed deaths, and 1,431,261 confirmed recoveries. [ix]  
  68. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,208,403 confirmed cases, 7,465 confirmed deaths, and 1,117,027 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Vatican City, 214th area on the list: 27 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 27 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  69. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,751.32, DOWN 63.07 points (-0.18%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,181.92, UP 20.39 points (+0.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,473.75, DOWN 6.95 points (-0.16%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.48 per barrel, -0.13 (-0.18%).  The price of GOLD is $1,755.30 per troy oz., -1.10 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $22.94 per troy ounce, +0.14 (+0.60%).  The price of PLATINUM is $930.10 per troy oz, +6.80 (+0.74%) while the price of COPPER is $4.29 per pound, +0.01 (+0.20%). [xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,024.20 per troy oz., -2.05 (-0.10%). The price of RHODIUM is $11,250.20 per troy oz., -550.00 (-4.66%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $765,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,893.75 per USD/T, +3.25 (+0.11%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93    In Gambian Dalasi, one greenback equals 51.20 and in Georgian Lari, a buck equal 3.07 and in Ghana Cedi, one dollar equals 5.92 of theirs. [xiii]        
  70. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have dropped to $4.390 per gallon, $3.096 in Florida, $4.073 in Hawaii, and $3.872 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let us look at one other Georgia: $2.977.  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- Germany: $6.872 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,768,967,941,690 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvi]  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.
  71. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 175 since Joe Biden’s earpiece appointed “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be ‘border czar’ and Day No. 82 since her sole visit to the region.  Next, here are stats from One America News for the border calamity.  We begin with the Cost for just this day of caring for the denizens of the Third World: $522,488,704.  Imagine what that money could do for the homeless, yet it’s going to ILLEGAL ALIENS.  Next, here is the cost for this year of caring for this human fecal matter: $283,262,287,872.  Incredible, absolutely incredible.  Next, here is the estimate for the numbers of illegal alien trash that has swept across the U.S.-Mexico border this year: 2,903,211.  Wow.  Finally, here is the CONSERVATIVE (LOW) estimate of border-jumpers living within the country now: 36,903,212.  Note- since 2009, we have placed the actual number back then at around 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number is closer to 85-110 million. (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).
  72. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– The Department of Homeland Security watchdog says that the ‘failure to screen illegal aliens along the border for COVID-19- and other diseases- is putting employees and American towns and cities at risk.’  Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that the Biden-Harris regime are responsible for the 317-percent increase on illegal alien garbage pouring across the southern border.  Meanwhile, in Texas, 123 landowners along the border in Texas are allowing the state to erect border fencing on their properties.  Good for you.  In other border news, every day, 4,000 or more illegal aliens show up under a bridge between Texas and Mexico.  Currently, there are 8,000-10,000 illegals waiting beneath the bridge for the Border Patrol to show up and process them.  Fox News has been flying drones around the bridge to show the environmental disaster of all the urine, fecal matter, and disease swirling around beneath the bridge.  That is, until late today when the FAA banned Fox from flying any more flights in the area.
  73. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Following yesterday’s announcement by the Biden regime and leftist leaders in Australia- Prime Minister Scott Morrison- and in England- Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson regarding the three countries’ new alliance with which to give Australia nuclear-powered submarines, France became angry as they were not consulted seeing as how they are also involved in the Indo-Pacific Region.  Moron U.S. Secretary of State Anthony “Bullshit” Blinken is now trying to pacify and coddle hurt Gallic feelings.  We thought the Biden regime was supposed to be ‘grownups in the room’ and that everything was ‘going to get back to normal’ with this Chi-Com stooge in the White House.  Finally, Barack Hussein Obama gives Justin Trudeau his endorsement in Canada’s upcoming election.  Loser.
  74. 2021 Thursday I: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News-(1) Pfizer $44.47 (2) AstraZeneca $56.60 (3) Johnson & Johnson $165.22 (4) BioNTech $372.65 (5) Moderna $440.65.
  75. 2021 Thursday J: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $84.02 (2) General Dynamics: $194.88 (3) Boeing: $213.36 (4) Lockheed Martin: $341.50 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $349.66.
  76. 2021 Thursday K: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $36.46 (2) DuPont: $70.64 (3) Honeywell: $219.65 (4) 3M: $182.66 (5) Teijen: $1,656.00.
  77. 2021 Thursday L: Artificial (Fake) Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $108.25 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.54 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $21.56.
  78. 2021 Thursday M: Joe Biden News I– As various state governments, companies, and businesses continue fighting the unconstitutional COVID-19 vaccine mandates, Joe Biden is bringing in representatives from Disney and Microsoft so the old fogey can try to break their balls on the topic of vaccine mandates.  Ronna McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee says, “NO” to vaccine mandates.   Rep. James Comer, R-KY 1st congressional district, demands to see ‘evidence’ from Joe Biden’s inconclusive Chi-Com Virus origins report (seeing as how “Pro-China Joe” is trying to protect his paymasters in Beijing).  Next, following tweets saying ‘think for yourself’ from entertainer Nikki Minaj, the White House is dangling a phone call with her so they can twist her arm into urging her 22 million followers to rush out and get these bogus vaccines.   Don’t take it, Ms. Minaj.
  79. 2021 Thursday N: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– The blows continue hammering the fraudulent Joe Biden regime as first, 24 GOP state attorneys general threaten the regime with lawsuits over its mandate forcing Americans within their states to get inoculated for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu while leaving illegal aliens to do whatever the heck they want.  Meanwhile, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, told the Biden regime today, “See you in court” over the mandate.  As if that is not bad enough, Joe Biden laid out today a plan with which to tax the rich.  He claims the wealthy do not pay ‘their fair share’ when in fact, the top one percent pays 50-percent of all taxes while the bottom 50-percent and less pay little to no taxes other than sales taxes and SALT.  Most of them get their taxes back via tax refunds so this bull crap that the upper classes pay no taxes is little more than crap.  Meanwhile, in another blow to feeble Joe Biden, Senator Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, continues- with Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA- to hold out against this bogus $3.5 trillion ‘infrastructure bill.’  Meanwhile, racist Virginia Governor Ralph “KKK” Northam says he ’supports Joe Biden’s tax hikes.’
  80. 2021 Thursday O: Joe Biden Regime News I– The U.S. government is moving to block the agreed-upon Purdue Pharma settlement resulting from their hand in the ongoing opioid crisis.  Next, the Biden regime is praising the Fox News Channel for having nearly 90-percent of its employees vaccinated for the Kung Flu and for ordering weekly testing of ALL personnel.  What a load of crap, FNC has become a left-wing outlet.  How sad.  Finally, polls are showing that Joe Biden is facing an uphill battle to win a second term in 2024.  (Note- how many believe this man is going to make it to 2024?  What is with all these coughing fits of his?)
  81. 2021 Thursday P: Nancy Pelosi’s January 06-2021 False Flag Operation– We expect that Nancy Pelosi’s hirelings, i.e., FBI informants, paid Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs, and other sundry garbage are going to ignite another FALSE FLAG OPERATION on Saturday at the Justice for the January 6, 2021, political prisoners languishing in the D.C. gulags.  The TSA is already tightening security at regional airports in case Marxists begin causing trouble.  This sounds like yet another attempt from start to finish to tarnish Trump supporters by setting off yet another riot.  This will allow House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi to put up Fort Pelosi once again and to keep it standing.  Meanwhile, Aaron Babbitt, widower of Ashli Babbitt, is urging there be NO violence at Saturdays “Justice for J6 Rally” at the U.S. Capitol.  Mr. Babbitt, NO Trump supporter, or defender of Americans’ civil rights will cause violence but all the stooges on the pay of the FBI and/or Speaker “Mumbles” Pelosi most assuredly are going to cause violence.  Finally, in other fascinating news related to the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021, while Roger Stone was giving a radio interview, process servers showed up and served him live on air with papers related to the events of that day.  Wow.
  82. 2021 Thursday Q: Political News I– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, told Newsmax that IF what is being alleged about Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark A. (Asshole) Milley is true, the scumbag could have triggered a nuclear war between the United States and communist China.  Chef Lilah Paulikovich of the AICPENDBLOG.COM said on her Twitter page a few days ago that Gen. Milley should be court martialed, stripped of rank, led up the 13 steps to the gallows, have the black bag placed over his head, the noose tightened around his neck, and then have the trapdoor beneath his feet dropped open.  He should also be fed to the crows. 
  83. 2021 Thursday R: Political News II– Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-NY 1st congressional district, says that disgraced traitor General Mark A. (Asshole) Milley violated the chain of command via circumventing it in his communicating with the Chi-Coms.  Rep. Tim Burchett, R-TN 1st congressional district, says that ‘General Milley has clearly violated the Logan Act’ and should undergo prosecution for it.  Rep. Chris Stewart, R-UT 2nd congressional district, says that ‘it’s stunning how General Milley bypassed civilian leaders’ including the President and the then-Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller, the latter of whom said he ‘did NOT okay the chairman’s calls to his Chi-Com ‘opposite.’  Finally, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says the ‘only winner in Joe Biden’s tax increases is the communist Chinese.’
  84. 2021 Thursday S: Federal and State Court News– A federal court has blocked the expulsion of illegal alien families under a Trump-era order.   Another judge nixes the Department of Justice bid to quash the Lone Star State’s new ban on abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.  Hearings are set for October 1.
  85. 2021 Thursday T: Sports News I– Tonight’s Thursday Night Football game features the New York Giants (0-1) and the Washington Football Team aka the Redskins.  The Redskins won 30-29 in the last couple of seconds.  Wow.
  86. 2022 Friday:  Observation of the Day– Watching the disaster befall Vladimir Putin in Ukraine must be akin to how our parents and grandparents viewed hapless Il Duce Benito Mussolini’s disasters in Albania, Greece, and in North Africa during World War II- a total Schmeckel to be sure, all schlong and NO balls.  His main ally- Xi Jinping of communist China must be holding his feverish, sweaty head in both hands much like Der Fuhrer Adolf Hitler did when he realized that he had to either ‘fish’ or ‘cut bait.’  In Hitler’s case, he could or would not ‘cut bait’ and thus rushed to the side of his beleaguered ally much to his eventual destruction.  Putin is NO Josef Stalin- perhaps he would like to be- but he’s demonstrated that he is a total flop at motivating his soldiers to fight an unpopular war on foreign soil which is the BIG DISTINCTION in this little melodrama.  The Russian people have no desire to fight a foreign war even in a country next door and thus as the Ukrainians continue kicking butts and taking numbers, Russian soldiers are throwing down their arms and raising their hands in surrender- “NO MÁS” as boxer Roberto “Manos de Piedra” Duran proclaimed when “Sugar Ray” Leonard was kicking his ass.  So many Russian soldiers are surrendering that Putin cannot eradicate all of their families so the only question remaining is WHEN will one of his adjutants stride up behind him and cap him?  If it has not happened by the time this post goes live, it should and hopefully will soon as this loser deserves NOTHING less.  Besides, where is the United Nations?  I know my colleagues have raised this question and so far, they are nowhere to be seen.  Time to boot the U.N. out of the U.S. now.  Let me know YOUR opinion- Chef James “Jimmy” Hall.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0954 a 7” x 5” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Rosy are You my Posy.”  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, giclee, 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 next album from Cheap Trick was their most successful to date: “Dream Police” (September 21, 1979).  Although some critics panned the album, the LP was smoking hot with the underlying theme of jackbooted thugs penetrating the dreams of sleepers and monitoring them.  Once again, the band has the same quartet of Rick Nielsen (guitars, backing vocals), Robin Zander (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Tom Petersson (bass, backing vocals), Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion), as well as two accompanying musicians: Jai Winding (pianos, organs, synthesizers, keyboards), and Steve Lukather (guitar on one song).  The tunes rock from the opening track to the very last notes.  The songs include (1) “Dream Police” (2) “Way of the World” (3) “The House is Rocking (with Domestic Problems),” the astounding (4) “Gonna Raise Hell” (5)  “I’ll Be With You Tonight,” the absolutely lovely (6) “Voices” to (7)  “Writing on the Wall” (8) “I Know What I Want” to (9) “Need Your Love.”  This is an album every fan of the band and of rock-and-roll must own.  We love it, you will love it, everyone will love it.  Seek it out now- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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

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

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

[iv] 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.

[v] Many believe Barack Obama should be disqualified as a president because most believe he was born outside the United States which would ban him from ever seeking the highest office in the land.  At the very least, an asterisk should be placed by his name in all U.S. history books.

[vi] We promoted the music of not only Fairport Convention beginning on Monday, October 04, 2021, through Sunday, February 27, 2022, but also that of Richard and Linda Thompson, Fotheringay, Sandy Denny, Simon Nichol, and almost anyone else connected to this legendary band.

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

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

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

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

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

218. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, AUGUST 06, 2022

It would be amazing what a killer drone swarm could accomplish, half a million killer drones laden with explosives crashing into the bridge of the Chi-Com fleet, onto the funnels taking out whatever protections there might be while the secondary swarm goes down the stacks into the interior of the ship setting off a chain of explosions sending the ships to the bottom of the Taiwan Strait. Drones can disable deck guns, jet engines, take out landing craft while submersible drones hammer the bellies of other vessels including submarines.

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218. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, AUGUST 06, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Johnson; U.S. Treasury Secretary G. William Miller; Rick James, KISS featuring Vinnie Vincent, and Stevie Wonder:

  1. 258 Friday: St. Sixtus II ends his reign as the 24th Roman Catholic Pope.  He served his faithful flock as the Vicar of Christ from August 30, 257, until today.
  2. 523 Friday: St. Hormisdas ends his reign as the 52nd Roman Catholic Pope.   He served from July 20, 514 until today. 
  3. 939 Thursday: At the Battle of Simancas, the Spanish destroy the Moorish army.
  4. 1458 Friday: The reign of the 209th Roman Catholic Pope Callixtus III ends today.  Three years and 120 days earlier- on April 08, 1455- he became the shepherd of ALL Christendom.
  5. 1623 Sunday: The reign of the 235th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VIII begins on this date.  He would shepherd his global flock from today until July 29, 1644.
  6. 1787 Monday: At Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Constitutional Convention opens for debate and the drafting of the Founding documents.
  7. 1792 Monday: The 7th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Johnson assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Federalist, President George Washington nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice John Rutledge.  He served from today until his retirement from the court on January 16, 1793.
  8. 1806 Wednesday: Upon the abdication of Emperor Francis II, the Holy Roman Empire ceased to exist.
  9. 1809 Sunday: One of the leading literary figures of the Victorian era, poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson, was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England, on this date.
  10. 1813 Friday: During the Venezuelan War of Independence, forces led by Simon Bolivar recaptured Caracas.
  11. 1815 Sunday: A U.S.-led naval flotilla ends piracy along the North African coast by attacking Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli.
  12. 1825 Saturday: Upper Peru became the autonomous state of Bolivia.
  13. 1854 Sunday: The U.S. Congress passes the Confiscation Act.
  14. 1862 Wednesday: The crew of the Confederate ironclad CSS Arkansas scuttled her on the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to prevent its capture by Union forces.
  15. 1870 Saturday: Southern Democrats in Tennessee suppress the black vote and capture the state legislature in the elections.
  16. 1879 Wednesday: The first Australian rules night football game occurred on this date.  It took place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground with the intention of promoting electricity coming to the city. 
  17. 1890 Wednesday: Pitcher Cyril “Cy” Young achieved his first Major League Baseball victory.  Over the course of his career, the pitcher would accumulate 511 victories. 
  18. 1896 Thursday: France annexes the island of Madagascar off the eastern African coastline.
  19. 1911 Sunday: Actress-comedian Lucille Ball was born in Jamestown, NY, on this date.
  20. 1914 Thursday: Serbia declares war against Germany in the opening days of World War I. French cavalry enter Belgium while Austro-Hungary declares war on both Serbia and Russia. 
  21. 1918 Tuesday: During World War I, the Battle of the Marne ends.
  22. 1919 Wednesday: In Budapest, Romanian troops destroy the government of Bela Kun.
  23. 1926 Friday: Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim the English Channel, arriving in Kingsdown, England, from France in 14.5 hours.  Meanwhile, Warner Brothers premiered its Vitaphone system in New York City with the movie, “Don Juan,” starring John Barrymore.  
  24. 1930 Wednesday: Supreme Court Justice John Force Crater disappears in New York City.
  25. 1939 Sunday: Dinah Shore commenced her own show on the NBC Blue radio network.
  26. 1940 Tuesday: The Soviet Union annexes Estonia on this date.  
  27. 1942 Thursday: Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands became the first reigning queen to address a joint session of Congress, telling lawmakers that despite Nazi occupation, her people’s motto remained, “No surrender.”
  28. 1945 Monday: During World War II, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, resulting in an estimated 140,000 deaths.  The American B-29 bomber known as the “Enola Gay” let loose the atomic bomb, codenamed “Little Boy” above the center of Hiroshima with a devastating effect.
  29. 1952 Wednesday: Satchel Paige, at age 46, became the oldest pitcher to complete a major league baseball game.  Elsewhere, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, future guitarist with the glam rock band KISS[i]—Vinnie Vincent (guitars and vocals 1982-1984) –is born on this date.
  30. 1956 Monday: The DuMont television network went off the air after a decade of operations.
  31. 1960 Saturday: Nationalization of U.S. and foreign-owned properties in the communist country of Cuba commenced on this date.
  32. 1961 Sunday: Soviet Cosmonaut Gherman Titov became the second man to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard Vostok 2.
  33. 1962 Monday: After 300 years of British rule, Jamaica becomes an independent nation.
  34. 1965 Friday: President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, which guarantees voting rights for all Black people and other minorities.
  35. 1966 Saturday: At the 1:40 minute mark in the third round of their scheduled 15-round heavyweight title fight, Cassius Clay scores a knockout of Brian London to retain the WBC, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight titles.  With the win, Clay’s record would go to 25-0 while the “British Bulldog’s” pro record would go to 35-14.
  36. 1969 Wednesday: Willie Stargell of the Pittsburgh Pirates hit the first fair ball completely out of Dodger Stadium with the ball traveling 506 feet from home plate.  What a shot.
  37. 1973 Monday: While living in exile in Spain, the former leader of Cuba prior to the communist takeover of the nation, Fulgencio Batista, died at age 72.  Elsewhere, in North Carolina, singer-songwriter-musician Stevie Wonder[ii] suffered serious injuries in a car crash.
  38. 1978 Sunday: Pope St. Paul VI died at Castel Gandolfo at age 80.  The 262nd Roman Catholic pontiff, St. Paul VI served from June 21, 1963, until his death today.
  39. 1979 Monday: The 65th U.S. Treasury Secretary G. William Miller assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from today until January 20, 1981.  
  40. 1981 Thursday: Upon having his scorecard signed by Tom Weiskopf instead of himself, PGA Championship officials in Duluth, Georgia, disqualified Lee Trevino from the tournament.  Meanwhile, firefighters in Indianapolis answered a false alarm on this date but when they returned to their firehouse, it was ablaze due to an unattended grease fire.
  41. 1986 Wednesday: William J. Schroeder died in Kentucky after living 620 days with the Jarvik 7 artificial heart.  Elsewhere, Timothy Dalton became the fourth actor to portray British secret agent, James Bond.
  42. 1989 Sunday: Upon his inauguration, Jaime Paz Zamora became president of Bolivia.
  43. 1990 Monday: The UN Security Council votes 13-0 to impose economic sanctions on Saddam Hussein’s Iraq over its invasion of neighboring Kuwait.
  44. 1991 Tuesday: The World Wide Web made its public debut as a means of accessing webpages over the Internet.  Elsewhere, TV reporter Harry Reasoner died in Norwalk, Conn., at age 68.
  45. 1993 Friday: The U.S. Senate confirmed Louis Freeh to be the next director of the FBI. 
  46. 1996 Tuesday: NASA announced the discovery of evidence of primitive life on Mars.  The evidence came in the form of a meteorite that scientists uncovered in Antarctica.  They believe it to have come from the red planet and that it contained fossilized bacteria.  
  47. 1997 Wednesday: Apple Computer and Microsoft agreed to share technology in a deal giving Microsoft a stake in Apple’s survival.  Meanwhile, Korean Air Flight 801 crashed into a hillside a short distance from Guam International Airport, killing 228 of the 254 people aboard the Boeing 747.
  48. 1998 Thursday: Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky spent 8.5 hours testifying before a grand jury about her sexual relationship with President Bill Clinton.  The president has been schlepping her in the anteroom of the Oval Office for quite a while as well as engaging in blowjobs, which he claimed were ‘not sex.’
  49. 2004 Friday: Rick James[iii], rock-and-roll star— “Super Freak”—dies at age 54.   
  50. 2009 Thursday: A crowd of 50,000 people gathers at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan, to celebrate a memorial service for those lost in 1945 in the atomic bomb blast.
  51. 2010 Friday: Due to the worst drought in Russian history, Vladimir Putin temporarily bans the export of wheat and flour to the world market.
  52. 2011 Saturday: During the war in Afghanistan, 20 Navy SEALS and at least seventeen others die when the Taliban manages to shoot down a NATO Chinook helicopter carrying them on a rescue mission.
  53. 2012 Monday: The Curiosity Rover controlled by NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory lands safely on Mars.  The spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on November 26, 2011.
  54. 2013 Tuesday: Texas lawmaker and Democrat hack, Wendy Davis, fresh off an 11-hour filibuster in the state house in Texas announces she will run for governor of the Lone Star State—she LOST BIG.  Meanwhile, POS jihadist U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan went on trial at Fort Hood, TX, charged with slaying thirteen people and wounding 32 others in a 2009 attack.  Hasan, who sought to become a citizen of the Islamic State, admitted conducting the attack which led to his conviction and eventual sentence of death.
  55. 2014 Wednesday: President Barack Obama announces he will allow the Pentagon to launch a limited number of airstrikes across Iraq hopefully to stall the move of ISIS.
  56. 2015 Thursday: While marking the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on his city, Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui calls for a global ban of nuclear weapons. 
  57. 2016 Saturday: Lawrence Welk clarinetist Pete Fountain dies at age 86. 
  58. 2017 Sunday: The United Nations approves the sanctions imposed on North Korea.  Will they accomplish anything?  In our view, most likely not.  Meanwhile, Iran lobbies the European Union’s bigwigs for help on the crumbling nuclear deal signed by President Barack Hussein Obama and allied European nations.
  59. 2018 Monday: South Sudanese leader President Salva Kiir signs a peace accord with rebel leader Riek Machar in Sudan in the hope that the peace pact will end a lengthy, five-year attempt by rebels to overthrow the government of the relatively new nation.
  60. 2019 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump condemned the recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, as ‘barbaric.’  Meanwhile, the U.S. Treasury designates the People’s Republic of China as a currency manipulator.
  61. 2020 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 18,752,917 confirmed cases, +173,302, 706,342, confirmed deaths, +5,064, and 11,302,021 confirmed recoveries, +128,751.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 4,947,657 confirmed cases, +57,349, 161,272 confirmed deaths, +1,242, and 2,432,129 confirmed recoveries, +25,955. 
  62. 2020 Thursday A: 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-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 529,980 confirmed cases, 9,869 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 2,763 confirmed cases, twenty-seven confirmed deaths, and 1,402 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 60,084 confirmed cases, 1,624 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2020 Thursday B: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,386.98, UP 185.46 points (+0.68%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,108.87, UP 109.67 points (+1.00%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,349.16, UP 21.39 points (+0.64%).  Price of GOLD: $2,075.20 per troy oz., +5.80 (+0.28%). Here is the price of SILVER: $29.01 per troy oz., +0.061 (+2.15%).  Price of PLATINUM: $1,025.60 per troy oz., +11.70 (+1.15%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.91 per #, +0.003 (+0.10%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.97, +0.02 (+0.05%).  Today, one dollar U.S. = 6.95 PRC yuan.
  64. 2020 Thursday C: New York Attorney-General Letitia James announces charges against the National Rifle Association, its bigwigs, and others charging them with skimming at least $64 million off the NRA bank rolls in three years so they could live large and enjoy life.  Meanwhile, President Donald Trump urges the NRA to abandon New York State and relocate to Texas where conditions are much more favorable to 2nd Amendment rights and corporations. 
  65. 2020 Thursday D: Regarding the MASSIVE EXPLOSION that brought down a good part of Beirut, Lebanon, port authorities find themselves under lockdown while the government of the nation continues seeking answers as to what occurred there.  The government is trying to explain where there were 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate stored long-term in the port.  Many people believe the Russians and Iranians have something to do with this disaster because ammonium nitrate frequently plays a role in the creation of humongous clandestine bombs.  We expect the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Syrians, and local jihadist groups Hamas and Hezbollah were planning something BIG against Israel.  We await further developments.
  66. 2020 Thursday E: President Trump continues battling for more debates between himself and “Pro-China Joe” Biden because the first debate will NOT occur until after early voting begins.  Meanwhile, the former VP in an interview said the ‘Latino community is extremely diverse while the black community isn’t’ in so many words.  Look, everyone knows that “Groping Joe” Biden has lost it and also is extremely racist, yet the polls continue showing that he is going to blow Donald Trump OUT.  Whoa.
  67. 2021 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 202,403,163 confirmed cases, +764,229, 4,290,441 confirmed deaths, +11,096 and 181,904,215 confirmed recoveries, +487,073.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,447,123 confirmed cases, UP 149,036 from yesterday’s reporting, 632,641 confirmed deaths, UP 781, [iv] and 29,834,472 confirmed recoveries, UP 19,684.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [v]  
  68. 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 314,199 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 89,879 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  69. 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: 4,032,023 confirmed cases, 64,733 confirmed deaths, and 2,117,424 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,746,914 confirmed cases, 39,602 confirmed deaths, and 2,301,197 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 45,245 confirmed cases, 540 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 490,196 confirmed cases, 6,210 confirmed deaths, and 231,605 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Louisiana: they have 573,903 confirmed cases, 11,210 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION OF confirmed recoveries. [vi]    
  70. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 893,105 confirmed cases, 6,516 confirmed deaths, and 858,260 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Eritrea, 171st country on the list: 6,576 cases of the virus, thirty-five confirmed deaths and 6,487 confirmed recoveries. [vii]     
  71. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,208.51, UP 144.26 points (+0.41%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,835.76, DOWN 59.35 points (-0.40%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,436.52, UP +7.42 points (+0.17%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $67.83 per barrel, -0.45 (-0.66%).  The price of GOLD is $1,763.50 per troy oz., +0.40 (+0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $24.33 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $974.50 per troy oz, +2.30 (+0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, -0.01 (-0.28%). [viii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,627.34 per troy oz, -21.72 (-0.82%). [ix] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,581.50 per USD/T, -7.75 (-0.30%). [x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  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 20.02.     In Macanese Pataca, one greenback equals 8.01 and in Macedonian Denar, a buck equal 52.24 and in Malagasy Ariary, one dollar equals 3,812.76 of theirs. [xi]        
  72. 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 $4.388 per gallon, $3.028 in Florida, $4.095 in Hawaii, and $3.869 in Washington state. [xii]    Let’s look at one other location- Minnesota: $3.032.  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- Laos: $4.972 per U.S. Gallon.[xiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,611,223,182,940 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging 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 ALL OTHERS, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Japan with $1,251 trillion 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 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Our esteemed ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been on the job now for 136 days.  What’s more, it’s her 42nd day since her one and only visit to the southern border.  Wow.  Anyone else this derelict in his or her duty would have received their pink slip long ago.  
  74. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– On Newsmax, Sean Spicer of Spicer & Co., shared an incredible stat of EIGHT states with LESSER populations that the numbers of illegal aliens who swarmed into the United States this year.  Rhode Island: 1,097,379.  Wyoming: 576,851.  North Dakota: 779,094.  Montana: 1,084,225.  Vermont: 643,077.  South Dakota: 886,667, Delaware: 989,943.  Alaska: 733,391.  What a statistic.  Meanwhile, healthcare services in Houston, Texas, are at the breaking point what with the thousands of sick illegal aliens flooding into the city.  What the hell is going on?
  75. 2021 Friday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart in Washington, D.C.  Next, U.S. Central Command says that yes, indeed, it does appear that the Iranians attacked an Israeli tanker in the Gulf of Oman, something the lying Iranian scum continue saying ‘we did not do.’  Speaking of the Iranians, former ambassador to the United Nations from Israel Danny Danon says the U.S. should not negotiate anything with ‘the Butcher of Tehran,’ the new Iranian president, Ebrahim Raisi.  Finally, two Myanmar men were arrested in the U.S. for plotting to carry out an attack on their ambassador to the U.N.
  76. 2021 Friday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– New York City mayoral candidate the famous Curtis Sliwa, Republican, stands against the vaccine passports demanded by outgoing New York Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio, Democratic-Socialist.  Good for you.  Elsewhere, ‘rogue elements’ within the Centers for Disease Control report that 30,000 fully vaccinated people are coming down with the Xi Jinping Bat Flu weekly.  Meanwhile, as Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci continues changing stories by the day, Rep. Mark Green, R-TN 7th CD, says ‘it’s wrong for the CDC to use OLD DATA to try to control things NOW.’
  77. 2021 Friday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– A growing coalition of college and university students are urging the courts to stop the imposition of Chi-Vi vaccine mandates before students can return to classes in the fall.  Speaking of students, Joe Biden commits another unconstitutional act by extending the ban on student loan debt repayment until January 2022.  Who is paying the debt or worse, will lenders expect the missed payments when January arrives?  Elsewhere, as various state and local governments consider stuffing vaccine mandates onto everyone they can, we learn today that 72-percent of black Americans have not yet sought out vaccinations.  (Note- Chef Bea says that she won’t get the jab because every time white liberals tell blacks to do something for their own good, it never is).
  78. 2021 Friday K: Voting Integrity-Fraudulent and Stolen Election News–     Mike Lindell of My Pillow® fame gave a massive speech in Dallas, Texas, tonight in which, he began laying out the case for overturning the fraudulent 2020 Presidential Election and several of the Senate races, i.e., Georgia, Arizona, and Michigan- that went to Democrats ONLY because they stole them.
  79. 2021 Friday L: 2020 Election Audit– Wisconsin expects to issue subpoenas to two counties in the state to hand a variety of 2020 Election information and equipment as that state’s audit commences.  Meanwhile, a new Quinnipiac poll says that 47-percent of Americans are concerned about voter fraud while 46-percent fear voter suppression.  Apparently, the other seven percent have no thoughts on the matter.
  80. 2021 Friday M: Joe Biden Regime News I– U.S. dictator ‘Drooling Joe’ Biden unveiled ‘his’ target for 50-percent electric vehicle use in the country by 2030 today.  Big whoop.  Next, ‘Dictator Joe’ Biden is reportedly considering withholding federal funding from states, cities, colleges and universities, and anything else sucking away at the federal government’s sagging teats to force the numbers of vaccinations jabbed into arms to go UP.  (Note- how soon before the Biden regime demands everyone on Social Security, on welfare, and on other government assistance must get vaccinated or lose their monthly aid?  You know it MUST be in the works).  
  81. 2021 Friday N: Political News I– Stephen Miller told Tucker Carlson on his Fox News Channel program this evening that ‘for the first time in U.S. history, we have a government that is truly disdainful of the American people.’  He said this in a conversation as to WHY the Biden regime loves ILLEGAL ALIENS more than it cares for its own citizens.   Wow.   Elsewhere, gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder says that ‘Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom and Andrew “Killer” Cuomo of New York have much alike- both will soon be out of office.’  Mr. Elder is seeking to replace “Nazi” Newsom while New Yorkers are demanding the ‘Love Gov’ resign now.
  82. 2021 Friday O: Political News II– We learn today from author Julie Kelly of American Greatness that the 550 people held without bail in the D.C. hoosegow for their roles in the FALSE FLAG OPERATION conducted via Communist China-Democratic Party-RINO collusion on January 6, 2021, they will remain in jail- sans bail as we mentioned- until sometime next year when the SHOW TRIALS will begin.  The Democrats seek to use these unfortunate political prisoners, people regularly abused by the jail staff, so as to gin up anger at Republicans ahead of the 2022 Mid-Terms.  Not only is this incredibly abusive, but it’s also equally un-American and the authoritarian regime must free these people on bond as they did Antifa and Black Lives Matter criminals.  Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, says that House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi[xv] and the Dems ‘let down’ Capitol Hill law enforcement on that day by allowing what happened to happen.
  83. 2021 Friday P: Political News III– In a major slap to the face of regime dictator Joe Biden, 9-11 families have said they don’t want him anywhere near the upcoming memorial events.  Ouch.  In other political news, Rep. Carlos A. Giménez, R-FL 26th CD, blasted the Biden regime by saying the ‘White House pick for ambassador to communist Cuba demonstrates the regime errs when it comes to Cuba.’  Next, Rep. Cori “The Bitch” Bush, DS-MO 1st CD, says ‘it’s no one’s business that she spent more than $200,000 on private security as she screeches about DEFUNDING THE POLICE.’  Hence, you know why we have bestowed the nickname on her that we have. [xvi]  Finally, the Department of Justice is urging a federal judge to keep the unconstitutional moratorium on evictions in place.  We say, “FIGHT IT!”
  84. 2021 Friday Q: U.S. Senate News I– Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer is calling for the august body to reconvene on Saturday so they can stuff the ‘infrastructure bill’ through and onto ‘Dictator Joe’s’ desk.  Speaking of the aforementioned ‘bill,’[xvii] a new study by the University of Pennsylvania says that the ‘infrastructure bill’ will NOT drive-up U.S. GDP no matter how much the liberals claim it will.
  85. 2021 Friday R: Miscellaneous News I– The gun that killed “Billy the Kid”- a Colt single-action revolver with a 7.5-inch barrel is going on the auction block and what’s more, auctioneers expect the antique firearm to pull in $2 million or more which would make it the most expensive antique firearm in history.  Sheriff Pat Garrett shot and killed William H. Bonney, aka “Billy the Kid,” 140 years ago.
  86. 2021 Friday S: Business News– Inflation is afflicting ALL Americans.  Sean Spicer of Spicer & Co. on Newsmax shared alarming statistics regarding the increasing costs of the Biden/Democratic Party’s unparalleled spending.  First, milk has gone up 5.6-percent.  Next, car rentals have shot up a whopping 87.7-percent.  Used cars have gone up 45.2-percent.  Gasoline has gone up by 45.1-percent.  Laundry machines- washers and dryers- have gone up 29.4-percent.  Airfare has increased by 24.6-percent while hotel rooms have gone up 16.9-percent.  Furniture prices have increased by 8.6-percent, bacon by 8.4-percent, TVs by 7.6-percent, fresh fruit 7.3-percent, shoes 6.5-percent, and fresh fish by 6.4-percent.  Inflation is a tax on everyone, but it singles out the poor the most.  They already struggle to survive in this life and when everything they buy goes up and up, they are lost.  Thank you, Joe Biden, thank you, Democrats.
  87. 2021 Friday T: Economic News– The Biden regime is CELEBRATING the jobs figures for July: 943,000 NEW JOBS and what’s more, unemployment has fallen to 5.4-percent.  But wait- there’s more and it’s not that stupendous.  Observe: of the 943,000 new jobs, 240,000 were GOVERNMENT JOBS which means the Deep State continues to grow.  Moreover, 380,000 jobs in the hospitality industry underwent creation even though employers are having a hell of a time locating people to fill more of these jobs.  Add to that the fact that when Republicans are in the White House, Democrats dismiss these jobs as ‘hamburger-flipper jobs,’ and other derogatory names.  Even more important, ONLY 27,000 manufacturing jobs were created, and retail jobs fell by 5,500 jobs which also is not good.  Continue blowing your horn, Biden regime, but you have done NOTHING.  
  88. 2021 Friday U: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– Things continue looking bad for Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov, DS-NY, as additional voices continue their demands for him to step down.  Heck, one of his accusers has now filed a criminal complaint against the ogre.  At a fundraiser in New York, President Donald J. Trump said things are looking bad for the serial sexual harasser.  (Note- NYC mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa says the ‘taxpayers will have to cover hypocrite Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s legal bills.’  That does indeed suck).  Next, the family of slain Capitol Hill protester Ashli Babbitt is filing a $10 million wrongful death suit against the Capitol Hill officer who shot her dead as she was going through a window.
  89. 2021 Friday V: Religion News– Rabbi Yaakov Menken on One America News today said that ‘being anti-Israel is a cover for being anti-Semitic.’  (Rabbi Menken is managing director for the Coalition of Jewish Values).
  90. 2021 Friday W: Florida State News– After Joe Biden attempted to slam “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis yesterday by saying when asked about the Floridian governor, ‘governor who?’, Governor DeSantis said this morning, “I wonder what else he has forgotten?”  Meaning, everything because the dictator is frigging senile.  Meanwhile, many Florida school districts are saying they are going to defy the governor’s orders on NO MASKS in school.
  91. 2021 Friday X: Texas State News– Even though Washington, D.C., is growing tired of the fugitive Texas Democrats and would like them to take their ‘super-spreader selves’ back home, the Lone Star scum expect to remain in the District of Columbia while the 2nd Special Session of the state legislature is in effect.  (Republicans, we hope you take note of this behavior and begin employing it yourselves).
  92. 2021 Friday Y: Sports News I– The International Olympic Committee has stripped two Belarussian coaches of their accreditation and Japan has sent them home.  Meanwhile, due to all the WOKE BS going on, NBC’s ratings for its Olympics coverage are in the crapper and heading down the drain.  Go figure.
  93. 2021 Friday Z: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Pediatricians across the United States are upbraiding the American Medical Association’s effort to remove gender from birth certificates.  One of the stupidest things we have ever heard.  We hope the pediatricians win.
  94. 2021 Friday AA: South Dakota State News– With Governor Kristi Noem’s blessings, the 81st Sturgis Motorcycle Rally kicks off for its annual 10-day event.
  95. 2021 Friday BB: Arizona State News– Copper State lawmaker Senator Tony Navarrete underwent arrest in connection with a 2019 child sex crime.  So far, the state senator has given no comment.
  96. 2021 Friday CC: Big Tech News– Twitter suspends a podcaster for saying that the tranny weightlifter from New Zealand is a ‘man’ which he is.  What a load of crap.
  97. 2021 Friday DD: Federal and State Court News– A judge refuses to block the construction of the obscene Barack Hussein Obama ‘presidential library and compound’ in Chicago.
  98. 2021 Friday EE: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1683 what with a $208 million jackpot on the line: 09, 18, 40, 46, 69, and Mega 09.  Out of 80,316 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winners were three people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $6,621 apiece.
  99. 2022 Saturday:  Alas, the Chi-Coms are firing missiles over the island nation of Taiwan.  At least they were this past Thursday.  It’s also amazing how our numbers went straight down after we shared how the Taiwanese could destroy the Chi-Com invasion fleet- when- or more likely- IF it ever comes.  It would be amazing what a killer drone swarm could accomplish, half a million killer drones laden with explosives crashing into the bridge of the Chi-Com fleet, onto the funnels taking out whatever protections there might be while the secondary swarm goes down the stacks into the interior of the ship setting off a chain of explosions sending the ships to the bottom of the Taiwan Strait.  Drones can disable deck guns, jet engines, take out landing craft while submersible drones hammer the bellies of other vessels including submarines.  Look, the Chi-Coms do not like anyone speaking negatively of them but we here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM do not do this for the numbers.  No, we do it because it’s a calling and also believe that Taiwan is the legitimate government in exile of the mainland, NOT the communist regime in Beijing.  Saying this, we know they will make attempts on our lives (as they seemingly have in the past with letters addressed to George Noory) but to the Chi-Coms, we say, “F**K YOU.”  Chef Hector “El Chilote” Santanamos De Soto.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0914 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Low Tide.”  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:

Brian Wilson’s next studio album- “That Lucky Old Sun”- came out on September 02, 2008 and featured the gifted composer-singer-songwriter-musician working once again with Van Dyke Parks and one of his solo bandmembers.  The album features music interspersed with poetry readings so one can see that it’s an eclectic album that all fans of Mr. Wilson will love forever.  As always, he has superb musicians joining him which makes this yet another amazing musical endeavor by this global musical treasure.  Seek it out at your favorite site for the best in music- you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] One day, we will get around to the music of Stevie Wonder.  Great musician. 

[iii] One day, we will do the music of Rick James, too.

[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] “Mumbles” Pelosi says she’s ‘confident’ that Democrats will maintain the majority in 2022.

[xvi] Even more fascinating is the fact that Business Insider reports that Senator Raphael Warnock, DS-GA, has spent a massive $350,000 from his campaign coffers on increased security, Senator Jon Ossoff, also a DS-from the Peach State has spent $162,107 on personal security, and strangely, Senator Mark Kelly, D(S)-AZ has spent $247,487 on personal security.  All of this money comes out of their campaign coffers.  Question is, why do these losers need increased security?  We haven’t heard of any threats on their lives.  

[xvii] Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill is little more than a trap.

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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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.

175. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2022

1941 Tuesday: During the German advance into the Soviet Union, they overrun Vilna, Brest-Litovsk, and Kaunas. The first city, interestingly enough, was captured by Napoleon on the same day during his invasion of Russia back in 1812. The panzers were rolling so quickly that many Red Army troops were taken by surprise, overrun, and either killed or captured.

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175. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2022:

President Grover Cleveland; Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell; U.S. Attorneys-General Charles Lee and William B. Saxbe; Acting U.S. Attorney General Paul Clement; U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper; U.S. Interior Secretary Douglas McKay; U.S. Secretaries of State Abel P. Upshur and Robert Lansing; “Like a Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan, Dire Straits featuring John Illsley, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Mike de Albuquerque, Fleetwood Mac featuring Mick Fleetwood, Family featuring Charlie Whitney, Hawkwind featuring Niall Hone, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Deborah “Jo-Jo” Billingsley, the Moody Blues featuring Patrick Moraz, Traffic featuring Chris Wood, the Yardbirds featuring Jeff Beck, and the Zombies featuring Colin Blunstone:

  1. 451 Saturday: The 10th recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet occurs.
  2. 1314 Sunday: The forces of Scotland’s King Robert I defeated the English in the Battle of Bannockburn.
  3. 1340 Friday: During the 100 Years War, a British naval fleet destroys the French fleet at harbor in Sluys.  Seldom did the French win sea battles against the Brits and this one was no different than countless ones before.
  4. 1374 Friday: A sudden outbreak of St. John’s Dance causes people in the streets of Aachen, Germany, to experience hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion.
  5. 1396 Friday: Crusaders under the Earl of Nevers arrive at Vienna, Austria, on the way to the Holy Land.
  6. 1397 Saturday: Sultan Bajezid I- the fourth Ottoman Turkish Sultan and defender of the faithful- ransoms the Crusaders captured in battle for large bounties.  Much better than having one’s head decapitated.  
  7. 1497 Thursday: John Cabot claims eastern Canada for England, believing that he had arrived in Asia.
  8. 1509 Thursday: Henry VIII was crowned as king of England; his wife, Catherine of Aragon, was crowned queen consort.
  9. 1540 Monday: Henry the VIII divorces his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves.
  10. 1648 Wednesday: In the Ukraine, Cossacks slaughter 2,000 Jews and 600 Polish Catholics.
  11. 1664 Tuesday: British colonists founded and named New Jersey, naming it after the Isle of Jersey.
  12. 1717 Thursday: A group founded the Freemasons in London, England.
  13. 1793 Monday: The people of France adopted the first republican constitution the nation ever had on this date.
  14. 1795 Wednesday: The United States and Great Britain sign Jay’s Treaty, which deals with extradition.
  15. 1807 Tuesday: A grand jury in Richmond, Virginia, indicted former Vice President Aaron Burr on charges of treason and high misdemeanor; however, the jury later acquitted him.
  16. 1811 Sunday: Future 33rd Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell, is born in Washington, Georgia, on this date.  A Democrat, President Franklin Pierce nominated him to fill the seat of John McKinley.  Campbell served from March 22, 1853, to April 30, 1861.
  17. 1812 Tuesday: Napoleon’s Grande Armée crosses the Neman River, beginning the ill-fated invasion of Russia, something Adolf Hitler would replicate 129 years later.  Things did not go well for Napoleon and for Hitler and the European Axis partners, even worse.  General Winter is a bitch to beat.
  18. 1815 Friday: In Fauquier County, Va., the former third U.S. Attorney-General Charles Lee died at age 56 or 57.  A Federalist, he served under Presidents George Washington and John Adams from December 10, 1795, to March 04, 1801. 
  19. 1817 Monday: Foreign interests plant the first coffee in Hawaii on the Kona Coast.
  20. 1843 Friday: The 15th U.S. Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur assumed office on this date.  A Whig, he served under President John Tyler from June 24,1843 to February 28, 1844.
  21. 1844 Sunday: Charles Goodyear received a U.S. patent for vulcanized rubber.
  22. 1861 Sunday: Tennessee becomes the 11th and final state to secede from the Union.  Meanwhile, Federal gunboats attacked Confederate batteries at Mathias Point, Virginia, during the Civil War.
  23. 1880 Wednesday: “O Canada,” the future Canadian national anthem, was first performed in Quebec City.  Back then the country valued freedom, liberty, and the right to determine one’s path in life whereas 140 years later or so, the nation- in the hands of a pro-Chi-Com loser named Justin Trudeau- would be trying to implicate the horrors of Chi-Com fascism in the once proud nation.  Get rid of this worm.
  24. 1884 Monday: John Lynch is the first black elected to be the chair of a political convention, the Republican Party.
  25. 1885 Tuesday: Samuel David Ferguson becomes the first black bishop in the United States.
  26. 1893 Saturday: In Portland, Oregon, future 35th U.S. Interior Secretary Douglas McKay is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, to April 15, 1956.
  27. 1894 Sunday: The nations of the world agree to hold the modern Olympics every four years.
  28. 1896 Wednesday: Booker T. Washington became the first African American to receive an honorary Master of Arts degree from Howard University on this date.
  29. 1908 Wednesday: The 22nd and 24th presidents of the United States, Grover Cleveland, died in Princeton, New Jersey, at age 71.  His first stint as the 22nd president went from March 04, 1885, to March 04, 1889, and again, when he was the 24th president, he served from March 04, 1893, to March 04, 1897.
  30. 1915 Thursday: The 42nd U.S. Secretary of State Robert Lansing assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson / served from today until February 13, 1920.
  31. 1916 Saturday: In World War I, the Battle of the Somme begins with a weeklong artillery bombardment on the German lines.  Elsewhere, future 70th U.S. Attorney General William B. Saxbe is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 04, 1974, to February 02, 1975, then became ambassador to India.
  32. 1917 Sunday: At Sebastopol in the Crimea, the Russian Black Sea fleets launch a mutiny.
  33. 1922 Saturday: The American Professional Football Association took the name the National Football League.
  34. 1939 Saturday: The Southeast Asian country Siam changed its name to Thailand.  (It went back to being Siam in 1945, and then became Thailand once again in 1949.
  35. 1940 Monday: During World War II, France signed an armistice with Fascist Italy after succumbing to both Nazi and Italian troops.  Mussolini saw how well the Germans were overrunning France and launched his own invasion in the Alpine region.  However, theirs floundered while the Nazis destroyed the French, British, and Belgian armies.  Still, they got a seat at the table.  Meanwhile, news crews used television cameras for the first time in a political convention—the GOP Convention in Philadelphia.
  36. 1941 Tuesday: During the German advance into the Soviet Union, they overrun Vilna, Brest-Litovsk, and Kaunas.  The first city, interestingly enough, was captured by Napoleon on the same day during his invasion of Russia back in 1812.  The panzers were rolling so quickly that many Red Army troops were taken by surprise, overrun, and either killed or captured.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt pledged all possible support to the Soviet Union during World War II.  
  37. 1942 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps crosses the border between Libya and Egypt—this was as far as it would get.  However, had they not outrun their supply lines and had not the British grown a spine and launched a last-ditch defensive effort, the Afrika Korps could have conquered Egypt and seized the Suez Canal.  Had that happened, Germany’s World War I ally Turkey would have entered the war.
  38. 1943 Thursday: Allied air assaults continue hammering Sicily as the Allies prepare to land on the soil of one of the three main Axis allies- Fascist Italy.  The Germans and diehard Black Shirt Fascists are going to put up a stiff resistance when the landings come.
  39. 1944 Saturday: John “Charlie” Whitney, famous English guitarist with the bands Family[i], the Streetwalkers, and Axis Point, was born in Skipton, North Yorkshire, the United Kingdom.  If you know none of the three aforementioned bands, you sure as heck should.  Chris Wood, famous flautist and saxophonist with the British band, Traffic[ii], was born on this date, too, but in Quinton, Birmingham, England. Another famed musician, eclectic guitarist, Jeff Beck[iii] was born in Wallington, London, England, on this date- quite a date for famous British musicians.
  40. 1944 Saturday A: On the Eastern Front, the Soviets continue pummeling the Nazis.  They continue encirclements and beat German troops to withdrawal points, in effect repaying the Nazis for what they did to them three years earlier when Operation Barbarossa erupted onto Soviet soil.   Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, heavy fighting continues on the island of Saipan.  Japanese troops are determined to hold it to the death.
  41. 1945 Sunday: Future vocalist with the British invasion band, the Zombies[iv]—Colin Blunstone—is born on this date in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England.   Elsewhere, great celebrations begin in Moscow as jubilant Soviets celebrate the end of World War II in Europe.  Even as the people drag Nazi battle standards across Red Square and then throw them at the foot of Lenin’s Tomb, Red Army forces are heading east for the invasion of Manchuria.  The Japanese have no clue as to what is coming their way.
  42. 1947 Tuesday: Kenneth Arnold makes the first widely reported UFO sighting near Mount Rainier, Washington.  Meanwhile, future co-creator of the great British band, Fleetwood Mac[v] and its drummer, Mick Fleetwood, was born in in Redruth, Cornwall, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Mike de Albuquerque, bassist/vocalist with ELO[vi] 1972-4, is born on this date in Wimbledon, England.
  43. 1948 Thursday: Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the western allies to organize the Berlin Airlift.  Elsewhere, Patrick Moraz—future keyboardist with the British rock band, the Moody Blues[vii]—is born in Morges, Switzerland, on this date.
  44. 1949 Friday: The first television western, “Hopalong Cassidy,” aired on NBC-TV starring William Boyd in the title role.  Elsewhere, John Illsley member of British rock band, Dire Straits[viii] (bass/guitars/vocals 1977-1995) is born on this date in Leicester, England.  
  45. 1953 Wednesday: John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier announced their engagement on this date.
  46. 1957 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Roth v. United States, ruled 6-3 that obscene materials were not protected by the First Amendment.
  47. 1962 Monday: After 22 innings in one of the longest Major League Baseball games of the time, the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers by a final score of 9-7.
  48. 1964 Thursday: The Federal Trade Commission announced that starting in 1965; cigarette manufacturers would have to include warnings on their packaging about the harmful effects of smoking.   Meanwhile, AT&T inaugurated “Picture-phone” service between New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., on this date; however, the service never caught on; what?
  49. 1966 Saturday: In Cedarburg, Wisconsin, future U.S. Acting Attorney General Paul Clement is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George W. Bush from September 17 to September 18, 2007.
  50. 1968 Tuesday: “Resurrection City,” a shantytown constructed as part of the Poor People’s March on Washington, D.C., was closed by the authorities.  Meanwhile, in the 2nd round of their heavyweight title match, Joe Frazier scores a TKO over Manuel Ramos at the end of the 2nd round of a 15-round title bout to retain the NYSAC heavyweight boxing title.  By beating the Mexican heavyweight, Frazier improved his record to 21-0.
  51. 1970 Thursday: Niall Hone—future multi-instrumentalist with the British space-rock band, Hawkwind[ix] 2008-present—is born on this date.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly to repeal the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution on this date.
  52. 1971 Friday: The National Basketball Association modified its four-year eligibility rule to allow for collegiate hardship cases.
  53. 1973 Sunday: President Richard M. Nixon concluded his summit with the visiting leader of the Soviet Union, Leonid Brezhnev, who hailed the talks in an address on American television.
  54. 1975 Tuesday: 113 people were killed when an Eastern Airlines Boeing 727 crashed while attempting to land during a thunderstorm at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
  55. 1982 Thursday: A British Airways Boeing 747 lost power in all four engines while passing through volcanic ash from Mount Galunggung in Indonesia; however, the crew managed to restart the engines and made a safe landing in Jakarta.  Meanwhile, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) declares that a president cannot be sued for actions in office.
  56. 1983 Friday: The space shuttle Challenger—carrying America’s first woman in space, Sally K. Ride—coasted to a safe landing at Edwards Air Force Base in Edwards, California.  
  57. 1985 Monday: Natalia Solzhenitsyn, the wife of exiled Soviet author Alexander Solzhenitsyn, became a U.S. citizen.
  58. 1986 Tuesday: The federal government designated the Empire State Building as a National Historic Landmark.
  59. 1992 Wednesday: John Gotti begins serving his life sentence in prison.
  60. 1993 Thursday: David Gelernter, a Yale University computer scientist, was seriously injured by a mail bomb sent from the Unabomber, Theodore “Ted” Kaczynski.
  61. 1995 Saturday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the New Jersey Devils sweep the Detroit Red Wings in 4 games.
  62. 1997 Tuesday: The U.S. Air Force released a report titled, “The Roswell Report, Case Closed” that dismissed the claims that an alien spacecraft had crashed in Roswell, N.M., in 1947.   Meanwhile, in Nashville, Tennessee, heavyweight boxer Greg Page improves his record to 46-12 with his 1st round TKO of Wes Black
  63. 1998 Wednesday: AT&T Corporation struck a deal to buy cable TV giant Tele-Communications Inc.  for $31.7 billion on this date.
  64. 2002 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that juries, not judges, must make the decision to give a convicted killer the death penalty.
  65. 2010 Thursday: In Cullman, Alabama, Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley, vocalist with Lynyrd Skynyrd[x] 1975-1977 and the only member of the band not to be on the airplane that crashed having had a dream two nights before the tragedy, lost her battle with cancer on this date; she was 58-years-old.
  66. 2011 Friday: Intelligence authorities report that the cellphone from Osama bin Laden’s captured courier contained phone numbers associated with Harakat-ul-Mujahadeen, which suggests to them the possibility that bin Laden, had contacts in the Pakistani Intelligence Agency.
  67. 2012 Sunday: Authorities find the last known Pinta Island tortoise, Lonesome George, dead from old age.
  68. 2013 Monday: After beating the Boston Bruins in six games, the Chicago Blackhawks win the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.  Meanwhile, opening statements took place in Sanford, Florida, trial of George Zimmerman, the trigger-happy neighborhood watchman accused of murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.  However, the jury later acquitted him as the prosecutors gave them but one charge instead of several lesser ones, which lead them to give Zimmerman a pass.  Elsewhere, in one of Wimbledon’s greatest upsets, an ailing Rafael Nadal was knocked out in straight sets by 135th ranked Steve Darcis of Belgium, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (8), 6-4.
  69. 2014 Tuesday: Handwritten lyrics to Bob Dylan’s[xi] “Like a Rolling Stone”—written on hotel stationary, sells for $2 million at auction.
  70. 2016 Friday: British Prime Minister David Cameron resigns after his country votes for Brexit.
  71. 2017 Saturday: The United Nations reports that the worst cholera epidemic in the world- in Yemen- has hit 200,000 cases with at least 1,300 deaths.  It continues getting worse because of Iranian hegemony in the Arab nation what with them funding the Houthi rebels.
  72. 2018 Sunday: Britain’s Prince William begins a five-day whirlwind tour of the Middle East visiting Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian territories. 
  73. 2019 Monday: In response to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard downing a U.S. drone over the Persian Gulf, President Donald J. Trump targets Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other Iranian thugs with sanctions.  Meanwhile, U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper assumed his position on this date.  He served under President Donald J. Trump from today until July 15, 2019.  A so-called Republican, he would become the 27th U.S. secretary of defense on July 23 and would serve in this position until President Trump fired his worthless, traitorous butt on November 09, 2020.
  74. 2020 Wednesday: A three judge panel of the D.C. Court of Appeals tells D.C. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan to DROP the case against former national security advisor and Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn (Ret.) that both the prosecutors and the U.S. Department of Justice already asked him to end.  At the time of publication, we have not yet heard whether this political activist judge will do what was asked of him or whether he will continue trying to go after Flynn.  It is clear to everyone with half-a-brain or more that it’s OVER, the man has been unfairly punished and forced into pleading guilty to save his family members.  It has cost him $6.7 million to defend himself from this frivolous batch of bulls**t.
  75. 2020 Wednesday A: Here are the Kung Flu stats for the world today: 9,237,691 confirmed cases, 476,911 confirmed deaths, and 4,613,425 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the United States, here are today’s stats for the Chinese Virus Crisis: 2,425,361 confirmed cases, 123,726 confirmed deaths, and 746,563 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, the NOT-so-Golden State first: 190,222 confirmed cases, 5,632 confirmed deaths, and as usual, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are today’s stats: 819 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 673 confirmed recoveries.  Lastly, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 29,826 confirmed cases, 1,293 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  For the fun of it, let’s look at the numbers for Michigan: 68,555 confirmed cases, 6,114 confirmed deaths, but sadly, Napoleonic Governor Gretchen Whitmer WON’T release the number of confirmed recoveries.
  76. 2020 Wednesday B: Sadly, there was a dreadful day on Wall Street.  Here are the numbers for the DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,445.94, DOWN 710.16 points (2.73%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 9,907.17, DOWN 222.20 points (2.19%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,050.33, DOWN 80.96 points (2.59%).  Finally, President Donald J. Trump announces he will sign an executive order that will forbid the desecration of federal monuments or memorials with the possibility of 10 years in federal prison.  We have seen uncontrolled mobs, filled with communists, and funded by the Chinese Communist Party (or so we believe) that the minute a horrible crime like the slaying of George Floyd occurs, take to the streets across the nation destroying everything in their path as though they were reincarnations of Mao Zedong’s Red Guards.  Sign it, Mr. President, sign it, and let’s see this scum go to PRISON for good.
  77. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 180,731,945 confirmed cases, +378,678, 3,914,970 confirmed deaths, +7,439 and 165,386,176 confirmed recoveries, +32,566.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,462,650 confirmed cases, UP 11,056 from yesterday’s reporting, 618,608 confirmed deaths, UP 424,[xii] and 28,869,756 confirmed recoveries, UP 26,146.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xiii]  
  78. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 300,702 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 158,947 deaths  
  79. 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: 3,812,767 confirmed cases, 63,486 confirmed deaths, and 2,072,038 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,363,485 confirmed cases, 37,768 confirmed deaths, and 2,174,419 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,429 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 451,311 confirmed cases, 5,898 confirmed deaths, and 225,064 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Rhode Island, home of racist bigoted Senator Sheldon Whitehouse: they have 152,501 confirmed cases, 2,727 confirmed deaths, and 9,363 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]   
  80. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,430 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,212 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  French Guiana, 127th country on the list: 26,799 cases of the virus, 142 confirmed deaths and 9,995 confirmed recoveries.[xv]     
  81. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,196.82, UP 322.58 points (+0.95%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,369.71, UP 97.98 points (+0.69%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,266.49, UP 24.65 points (+0.58%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.26 per barrel, -0.04 (-0.05%).  The price of GOLD is $1,775.50 per troy oz., -1.20 (-0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $26.00 per troy ounce, -0.06 (-0.21%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,093.20 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $4.32 per pound, +0.01 (+0.26%).[xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,643.88 per troy oz, +31.08 (+1.19%).[xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,750.00 per troy oz., -250.00 (-1.25%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $582,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.43%). [xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.84.     In Pakistani Rupee, one greenback equals 157.60 and in Panamanian Balboa, a buck equals 1.00 and in Papua New Guinean Kina, one dollar equals 3.42 of theirs.[xix]        
  82. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.249 per gallon, $2.939 in Florida, $3.993 in Hawaii, and $3.670 in Washington state.[xx]    Let’s look at one other location- New Jersey: $3.082.  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- Bahamas: $3.941 per U.S. Gallon.[xxi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,444,594,224,863 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Germany, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Bermuda with $73 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxiii]
  83. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day #93 for Willie Brown’s mattress, the laughing jackal, aka the ‘border czar’ aka “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in this job and yet to have visited the southern border.  Reportedly, she is going to go tomorrow so as to beat President Donald J. Trump who is visiting the border with Texas state and GOP officials this upcoming Wednesday, June 30.   Next, here are today’s stats as presented by One America News: (1) Cost this day for caring for the illegal aliens in the country: $530,048,320.  (2) Total Cost this year of caring for infestation: $191,215,026,176.  Next, (3) numbers of illegals who have crossed this year: 1.959,861.  Finally, (4) Total estimated number of illegal aliens lurking in the country: 35,959,800.  (Note- our blog has been around since 2009 and back then, we estimated the number of illegal aliens in the country at 35-50 million.  Now, a dozen years later, we believe the number of illegals infesting the country is around 75 is around 75-100 million.  Time to begin scooping up this flotsam and jetsam of humanity and loading them aboard trains, planes, airliners, buses, and even freighters and returning them to Tierra del Fuego.  Let them march up from the tip of South America back to the border where hopefully, we will have lain in minefields, antipersonnel ditches and obstacles, and other impediments to the illegal alien invasion.  It must stop now).
  84. 2021 Thursday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– The BBC is reporting that the conditions in which illegal alien brats are languishing is absolutely horrific and is an insult to all nations claiming to respect ‘human rights.’  Meanwhile, we continue hearing that the illegal alien brats able to escape these gulags are being shuttled across the country and handed over to foster parents who are getting paid handsomely to care for these noncitizen children.  Cheaper to send them home.  NOW.  Rep. Jason Smith, R-MO 8th congressional district, told Chris Salcedo of Newsmax TV that the federal government is ignoring all laws connected with illegals by giving them housing vouchers, free travel, food, transportation, and even stimulus checks which is insane, costing the American taxpayers, and simply must stop.  (Note- and ‘hairy-legs Joe’ wonders why the American people continue buying more firearms, ammo, and anything else they can with which to defend themselves from both illegal aliens and out-of-control, oppressive federal government).
  85. : Foreign News / Overseas News I– Israel opposes the reentry of the United States into the Iran nuclear deal, aka the JCPOA.  Next, over allegations of the rampant use of SLAVE LABOR in Chi-Com concentration camps, the United States is banning imports of materials used in solar panels from that hellhole of a nation.  Good.  Let’s make everything we can here in the United States- like we used to do.   Meanwhile, the FREEDOM FIGHTERS of the TRUE CHINA- Taiwan- are condemning the shuttering of the Apple Daily, a true voice for the pro-democracy, pro-freedom movement in Hong Kong.  The Chi-Coms have arrested many upper echelon employees and have closed the paper down as of today.  Thank you, Taiwan, for being so bold in calling out this evil travesty.  “Pro-China Joe” Biden most certainly won’t.  Elsewhere, there is fear that with Benjamin Netanyahu no longer the prime minister of Israel that all the gains made by the Abraham Accords could go out the window.  That would be sad.   Finally, German Fuhrer Angela Merkel says that Europe is on ‘thin ice’ due to the rise of the Delta variant of the Chi-Com Bat Flu Virus running amok there.  Uh, okay.
  86. 2021 Thursday IPolitical News I– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, to Newsmax TV: “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the ‘border czar,’ is visiting the wrong part of the border tomorrow.   Next, former governor and UN ambassador Nikki Haley is scheduled to give the keynote address at Iowa’s Annual Lincoln Day GOP dinner fueling speculation that she may run for the White House in 2024.  (Note- don’t bother, Nikki, we place you in the same category as other losers such as John McCain, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, John Boehner, and other detestable RINOs.  Still, it’s your humiliation).
  87. 2021 Thursday J:  Political News II– As the witch hunt grinds on and on, the New York State Bar Association has suspended the law license of “America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani, also the attorney of President Donald J. Trump.  These people should be ashamed.  New York could care less about all the riots that happened last summer, the countless businesses burned, the people injured and even killed; no, all they care about is anyone on the Trump team.  F**k them.  Speaking of Rudy, he said that outgoing NYC Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio, CPUSA, legacy is rising crime and nothing else.
  88. 2021 Thursday K: Political News III– Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st congressional district, says that tomorrow’s visit by “Kooky Kamala” Harris to the southern border is going to use illegal alien kids as photo props.  Sad.   Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says ‘it’s time to fire Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci over his incompetence.’  Next, the Biden regime and a bipartisan group of senators (meaning Democratic-Socialists and obsequious RINOs) have arrived at a deal on infrastructure.  Elsewhere, the Democrat-controlled Congress has repealed Trump-era safeguards imposed on payday lenders.
  89. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– FBI Director Chris Wray is defending his request for $10 billion for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The FBI must monitor them thar white supremacists, you know.  Ain’t them white supremacists Democrats?  You got that right, too.   Next, following Catholic bishops determining that drooling Joe Biden is not eligible for receiving Holy Communion, Democrats are calling for reviews of tax-exempt statuses for numerous Christian houses of worship.  (Note- the Dems will NEVER go after Muslims, folks, too scary and too dangerous for them to do so).  In other Biden regime news, he is going to relocate Afghans who have aided the Americans and allied troops in Afghanistan.  Good.  In other Biden regime news, the feds say that ‘employment is significantly down thanks to business owners not hiring.’  (Note- they can’t pay the wages it would take to entice recalcitrant employees to return to work).
  90. 2021 Thursday M: California State News– Things continue going bad to worse for Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom in that the 30 days period with which to permit timid voters who signed the recall petitions to back out, out of the nearly 2 million valid signatures, only 43 people retracted their names.  Forty-three people, folks, which tells us just how much the people of this state detest the little prick.  Add to that the fact that HE LIED to the citizens of the Golden State by claiming ‘his administration performed fire maintenance on more than 90,000 acres within the state when in actuality, he did less than 12,000.  (Note- watch for the Delta variant of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu to be out of control around Election Day so the wimpy governor can try to frighten voters into not going to the polls to oust him.  It won’t work).  Speaking of the Golden State, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is urging for the declaration of a state of emergency over the homelessness problem that sees homeless people camped out on public beaches, in the streets, back alleyways, in abandoned buildings, vacant lots, parking garages, the city is going to hell and needs help.  Declare the emergency, “Nazi Newsom!”
  91. 2021 Thursday N: U.S. Military News– Reportedly, in two weeks, the U.S. will have just 650 troops stationed in Afghanistan.  Meanwhile, the pathetic political hack who serves as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, tries to normalize the bogus Critical Race Theory (which we now view as CRIMINAL RACE THEORY), he brags about reading ‘Marx, Mao, Lenin,’ and other left-wing murderers and hacks.  Friends, General Mark Milley is akin to Nazi Generals Alfred Jodl and Wilhelm Keitel, both of whom went to the gallows in the aftermath of World War II.   This is what happens to brown-nosing political hacks and it’s time these losers were the ones culled from the herd, not brave patriots.  We wish he were a patriot like General George S. Patton or Field Marshal Douglas MacArthur but he’s not- he’s a hack.
  92. 2022 Friday: Where we were last year: The Joe Biden regime continues to stumble along, looking for white supremacists wherever they can find them even though none exist and IF they did exist, they would be among the Democrats as that is who fleshed out the ranks of the Ku Klux Klan.  Still, all components of the Executive and Legislative branches continue beating the drums seeking them out wherever they can find them so they can punish them.  How soon before drooling Joe Biden requests the Chi-Coms send him some troops so he can maintain order in the streets?

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Poor Brian Wilson, beset by mental troubles, either caused by familial or drug-induced problems was under the control of one of the EVILEST people in the annals of modern music- Dr. Eugene Landy who was hired originally by the other Beach Boys to keep poor Brian on the straight and narrow.  Somehow, this evil scumbag got control of Wilson in ways similar to what happened to Britney Spears- at a later date- only this despicable disgrace to the mental health community got his name and others among his employees as cowriters on Brian Wilson’s tunes so they could suck every cent possible out of one of America’s greatest composers.  Brian recorded a solo album- his first- the self-titled “Brian Wilson,” an album that came out on July 12, 1988.  Brian brought in a competent lot of musicians to help him craft this album and given the circumstances- with Landy or one of his minions spying on Wilson at all hours of the day and night- is worth checking out.  In later years, Landy and his troll-like helpers have had their names stripped from the album which is good because all of them deserve to be doing long prison terms in maximum-security facilities.  Seek it out, give it a listen, and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.

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

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

[iv] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020.  Please, check them out.

[v] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates. The album, “Rumors,” appeared on Tuesday, 18-January-2011 at our original blog.   We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[vi] We are not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Electric Light Orchestra but we hope to do it soon just as we hope to do the music of Pink Floyd, Supertramp, Jethro Tull, and some other famous British rock bands.  Please remain vigilant for the day when we do.  We thank you.

[vii] We promoted the music of the Moody Blues and of the band’s members beginning on Monday, 23-October-2017 through Sunday, 11-February-2018.  We definitely hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

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

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

[xi] Not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Bob Dylan but one day, we sure heck we do.  Stay tuned.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

168. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2022

1938 Friday: Imperial Japan declares war on neighboring China. The Japanese have already been interfering in Chinese affairs but now- it’s official. The Rising Sun will inflict tremendous casualties on the backwards Chinese, which is why in modern times, the Chi-Coms still hate the Japanese.

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168. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2022:

Bunker Hill Day (Massachusetts)

U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture Jeremiah McLain Rusk Edwin T. Meredith; U.S. Secretaries of State Abel P. Upshur and Lewis Cass; U.S. Secretary of War Lewis Cass; U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich; Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery Martin Bormann; John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers featuring Peter Green, Led Zeppelin, Santana (band) featuring Gregg Rolie, Mike + the Mechanics featuring Paul Young, and “Tommy” by the Who:

  1. 656 Tuesday: Ali ibn Abu Talib begins his reign as the 4th Rashidun Caliph of Islam.  He would be assassinated by fellow Muhammadans, fellow members of the ‘religion of peace.’
  2. 676 Saturday: The reign of the 77th Roman Catholic Pope Adeodatus II ended on this date.  His reign as the shepherd of global Christendom began on April 11, 672, and over the subsequent years, carried out his duties as the Vicar of the Christ.
  3. 1397 Saturday: The Treaty of Kalmar undergoes signing, creating a union between the kingdoms of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.
  4. 1462 Tuesday: Vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Sultan Mehmed II, forcing his army and him to retreat through Wallachia to the south of Romania.
  5. 1579 Sunday: Sir Francis Drake claims a land he calls Nova Albion (modern-day California) for England.
  6. 1609 Wednesday: Netherlands, England, and France sign the Covenant of 12 Years.
  7. 1775 Saturday: The Revolutionary War Battle of Bunker Hill resulted in a costly victory for the British, who suffered heavy losses.  Although the Colonists lost this one, word that they had stood, fought, and killed numerous of their oppressors set the bells a-ringing with which to begin the battle for freedom, liberty, and equality.
  8. 1789 Wednesday: During the French Revolution, the Third Estate declared it a national assembly, and undertook to frame a constitution.
  9. 1790 Thursday: In Northampton Co., Va., future 15th U.S. Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur is born.  He served under President John Tyler from June 24, 1843, to February 28, 1844.
  10. 1799 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte incorporated Italy into his growing empire on this date.
  11. 1830 Thursday: In Malta, Ohio, future 2nd U.S. Agricultural Secretary Jeremiah McLain Rusk is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Rusk would serve under President Benjamin Harrison from March 06, 1889, to March 06, 1893.
  12. 1837 Saturday: Charles Goodyear received his first patent.  The patent was for a process he created that made working with rubber easier to do.
  13. 1855 Sunday: During the Crimean War, the British and French submit the Crimean fortress at Sebastopol to a sustained, heavy bombardment from both land and sea-based assets which results in thousands of Russian deaths.
  14. 1856 Tuesday: The Republican Party holds its first national convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  15. 1861 Monday: President Abraham Lincoln observed Dr. Thaddeus Lowe demonstrate the use of a hydrogen balloon.
  16. 1866 Sunday: In Detroit, Michigan, the former 14th U.S. Secretary of War and 22nd U.S. Secretary of State Lewis Cass died at age 83.  A Democrat, as secretary of war, he served under President Andrew Jackson August 01, 1831, to October 04, 1836, and then became ambassador to France, then U.S. Senator from Michigan, then President Pro Tempore of U.S. Senate and finally 22nd U.S. Secretary of State.  In this last role, he served under President James Buchanan from March 06, 1857, to December 14, 1860. 
  17. 1872 Monday: Dodge City, Kansas, went from being a DRY city to a WET one when George M. Hoover commenced selling whisky within the town limits.
  18. 1876 Saturday: At Rosebud Creek in the Montana Territory, 1,500 Sioux and Cheyenne warriors under the command of Crazy Horse beat back the forces of General George Crook.
  19. 1879 Tuesday: In New Brunswick, N.J., Thomas Edison received an honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the trustees of Rutgers College on this date.
  20. 1885 Wednesday: The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor aboard the French ship, Isere.
  21. 1900 Sunday: Future Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery Martin Bormann- who would serve in this position as Adolf Hitler’s gatekeeper from May 12, 1941, to May 02, 1945, is born on this date in in Wegeleben, Prussia, German Empire.
  22. 1913 Tuesday: United States Marines sailed from San Diego on this date bound for Mexico to protect American interests in the messed-up country.
  23. 1916 Saturday: U.S. troops under the command of General “Black” Jack Pershing march into Mexico in pursuit of the bandit, Pancho Villa, and his cronies.  The Mexicans had been raiding across the border into the United States murdering Americans and then slipping back across the border into the uncivilized hinterlands of that godforsaken country. 
  24. 1926 Thursday: Spain threatened to quit the League of Nations if the body permitted Germany to enter.
  25. 1928 Sunday: Amelia Earhart embarked on a trans-Atlantic flight from Newfoundland, Canada, to Wales with pilots Wilmer Stultz and Louis Gordon, becoming the first woman to make the trip as a passenger.  Elsewhere- in Des Moines, Iowa- former 6th U.S. Agricultural Secretary Edwin T. Meredith died at age 51.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from February 02, 1920, to March 04, 1921.
  26. 1930 Tuesday: Once President Herbert Hoover signed the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Bill, it became law on this date, placing the highest-ever tariffs on all incoming goods to the United States.
  27. 1931 Wednesday: British authorities in China arrested Indochinese communist leader, Ho Chi Minh, on this date.  Should have shot the bastard.
  28. 1932 Friday: As 10,000 veterans marched on Washington, D.C., the U.S. Congress defeated the bonus bill, one that promised all World War I veterans a ‘bonus’ for their service.
  29. 1933 Saturday: The Kansas City Massacre took place outside Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri, as a group of gunmen attacked law enforcement officers escorting federal prisoner Frank Nash and murdered four of the officers along with Nash.
  30. 1938 Friday: Imperial Japan declares war on neighboring China.  The Japanese have already been interfering in Chinese affairs but now- it’s official.  The Rising Sun will inflict tremendous casualties on the backwards Chinese, which is why in modern times, the Chi-Coms still hate the Japanese. 
  31. 1940 Monday: In World War II, France asked Germany for terms of surrender from the invading Nazis.  The Vichy government is already setting itself up and the French will become minions of the Axis.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union occupies the Baltic Republics of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
  32. 1941 Tuesday: The Federal government granted WNBT-TV in New York City the first construction permit to operate a commercial TV station in the United States on this date.  Elsewhere, in North Africa, British forces begin to retreat following the collapse of Operation Battle Axe.  The Afrika Korps outflanked British positions forcing them to abandon their recent gains.
  33. 1942 Wednesday: The first group of the World War II U.S. Expeditionary Force lands in Africa at the Gold Coast.  Meanwhile, “Yank,” a weekly magazine for the U.S. armed services, began publication and used the term “G. I. Joe” in a comic strip by Dave Breger.
  34. 1943 Thursday: In the waters off western Australia, German Q-Ship Michel sinks a Norwegian freighter.  Meanwhile, units involved in Operation Husky- the invasion of Sicily- begin sailing out of Scapa Flow, England, on the way to the Mediterranean Sea and the Fascist Italian island of Sicily.  Elsewhere, future 50th U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich is born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on this date.  A future Republican, he would represent Georgia’s 6th congressional district from January 03, 1979, until January 03, 1999.  As the nation’s 50th speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives 104th and the 105th congresses, he would serve from January 03, 1995, to January 03, 1999.
  35. 1944 Saturday: On this date, the people of Iceland proclaim the Republic of Iceland.  Meanwhile, French troops landed on the Isle of Elba in the Mediterranean Sea.  Elsewhere, at a conference in occupied France, Adolf Hitler speaks with Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt and Field Marshal Erwin Rommel as how best to contend with the D-Day landings and the looming breakout.  The generals wish to withdraw to more defensible lines inland but Hitler says, “NO.”  They must maintain their grip on all conquered land or face the consequences.
  36. 1945 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues on Okinawa as U.S. Marines reinforced with Army units continue trading blows with Imperial Japanese clinging to their defensive positions.  The Japanese asked for no quarter and the Marines and soldiers were loath to give it.  Very few Japanese ended up as POWs at the end of this horrifying battle.
  37. 1946 Monday: With the Treaty of London now in effect, Jordan becomes an independent nation.
  38. 1947 Tuesday: Future keyboardist and vocalist with Santana[i] 1969-1972 / 1982 / 1987 / 2016 and with Journey- 1975-1981, Gregg Rolie, is born in Seattle, WA, on this date.  Elsewhere, in Benchill, Manchester, UK, future vocalist with Mike + the Mechanics[ii], Paul Young, is born.
  39. 1950 Saturday: Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia sign a mutual defense pact.  Meanwhile, Dr. Richard H. Lawler performed the first kidney transplant in a 45-minute operation in Chicago.
  40. 1953 Wednesday: Residents of East Berlin rebelled against the communist East German government, which forcefully suppressed the uprising with armored fighting vehicles to quell it.  Elsewhere, U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas stayed the execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, originally set for the next day, the couple’s 14th wedding anniversary; two days later, however, they met their end in the electric chair, one after the other.
  41. 1963 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court banned the required reading of the Lord’s Prayer and Bible in public schools and the nation wonders why the country is in such horrible shape?  
  42. 1966 Friday: Guitarist Peter Green joins the John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers[iii] in England.  This would be his springboard to the formation of a newer, greater band down the road with fellow British rockers.
  43.  1967 Saturday: China successfully tested its first thermonuclear, aka hydrogen bomb.  Today is Day 2 of the Monterey Pop Music Festival.  The lineup for today features (by order of appearance) Canned Heat,[iv] Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin,[v] Country Joe and the Fish, Al Kooper,[vi] the Paul Butterfield Blues Band,[vii] Quicksilver Messenger Service,[viii] the Steve Miller Band,[ix] and  Electric Flag[x] rounding out the first portion of the day.  Next, when darkness descends, Moby Grape[xi] hits the stage followed by Hugh Masekela,[xii] the Byrds,[xiii] Laura Nyro,[xiv] the Jefferson Airplane,[xv] Booker T. & the M.G.s,[xvi] followed by the closer, Otis Redding.[xvii]
  44. 1970 Wednesday: North Vietnamese troops severed the last remaining rail line in Cambodia during the Vietnam War.
  45. 1972 Saturday: President Richard M. Nixon’s eventual downfall began with the arrest of five burglars inside Democratic national headquarters in Washington, D.C.’s, Watergate complex.  
  46. 1975 Wednesday: Voters in the Northern Marianas agree to commonwealth status with the United States.
  47. 1976 Thursday: the following teams of the American Basketball Association — the New Jersey Nets, the Denver Nuggets, the Indiana Pacers, and the San Antonio Spurs —merge into the National Basketball Association.
  48. 1980 Tuesday: Led Zeppelin[xviii] begins its final European tour.
  49. 1982 Thursday: President Ronald Reagan gives his ‘evil empire’ speech at his first United Nations General Assembly address.
  50. 1986 Tuesday: Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Warren Burger, submits his resignation; President Reagan nominates Judge Antonin Scalia.
  51. 1987 Wednesday: Pro-Iranian jihadist guerrillas, aka jihadists, kidnapped journalist Charles Glass, on leave from ABC-News in Beirut, Lebanon, on this date.  He was able to escape these sons of bitches in August of that year.
  52. 1994 Friday: The infamous pursuit of O.J. Simpson in his Ford Bronco occurs as he fails to turn himself into the Los Angeles Police Department on charges of suspicion of murder in the deaths of his wife and her friend.
  53. 1995 Saturday: After 899 performances of the Who’s[xix] rock opera, “Tommy,” take place, the show concludes its run at the St. James Theater in New York City.
  54. 1997 Tuesday: The National Hockey League announces it will add the following teams to the league: Nashville (1998), Atlanta (1999), Minneapolis-St. Paul and Columbus, Ohio (2000).
  55. 2003 Tuesday: As things continue to go from worse to worser in Iraq, two former Iraqi soldiers demanding their back pay, something they haven’t seen since the U.S.-led invasion, found themselves shot dead by U.S. soldiers.  Doesn’t pay to protest in Iraq.
  56. 2004 Thursday: After a report appeared in the New York Times, the Pentagon said that ‘yes, CIA Director George Tenet, retiring next month, did ask U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to detain an Iraqi prisoner for intensive interrogation even though it goes against international laws and the Geneva Convention.  It is what it is, folks.
  57. 2005 Friday: Following a grueling investigation, the UN confirms that yes, indeed, former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was among the dead when a truck bomb detonated near where he was.  What the hell is it with these people and their frigging bombs?  Oh, we know, ‘some people they do something.’
  58. 2006 Saturday: A lab in England confirms that poultry specimens shipped to the facility from Hungary do indeed have the H5N1 strain of avian influenza.
  59. 2007 Sunday: Palestinian riffraff drive head of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas to outlaw armed factions of the terror group claiming to be a political party- Hamas after they threaten local security in Gaza Strip and the West Bank.  Elsewhere, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- claims the lives of at least 35 people and wounds countless others as they blow up a police bus traversing the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan.
  60. 2008 Tuesday: On the first full day that gay marriage became legal by order of the California Supreme Court, hundreds of homosexual couples married one another across the Golden State.  However, California voters later approved Proposition 8, which restricted nuptials to a union between a man and a woman.  The state supreme court later overturned this ruling, too.
  61. 2009 Wednesday: President Barack Obama extended some benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees.   Meanwhile, for the second time now, NASA postpones the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavor, this time to July. 
  62. 2010 Thursday: BP CEO Tony Hayward testifies before the U.S. Congress about the Deepwater Horizon disaster that caused the worst oil spill in U.S. history.  Elsewhere, in the 2010 NBA Finals Game 7, the Los Angeles Lakers whip hereditary enemy, the Boston Celtics by a final score of 83-79 thus becoming the new champions.
  63. 2011 Friday: The first condemnation of discrimination against Gays, lesbians, and transgender people comes out of the United Nations Human Rights Council.  Elsewhere, the Yonhap News Agency reports that the government of South Korea has deployed intermediate missiles capable of blowing Pyongyang off the face of the map.  About flipping time.
  64. 2012 Sunday: In France, socialists win a majority of the seats in Parliament.   Elsewhere, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- commits more atrocities in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna.  Multiple bombings claim at least 12 lives while countless others are injured and property damaged or destroyed.  How can we stop this scourge?  Neutron bombs would do the trick.
  65. 2013 Monday: A G-8 summit of wealthy nations opened in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, under a cloud with Russian President Vladimir Putin defiantly rejecting calls from the U.S., Britain, and France to halt his political and military support for Syrian leader Bashar Assad’s regime.
  66. 2014 Tuesday: All hell breaks out in Kenya at the village of Poromoko as Al-Shabab militants descend on the town killing 15 people outright, wounding numerous others, dragging still others off into the surrounding countryside after they burn down most of the houses.  What a bunch of barbarians.  Locate them and crucify them.   Elsewhere, as fighting with ISIS continues in Iraq, the U.S. military sends another 275 military personnel to defend the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. 
  67. 2015 Wednesday: A scumbag named Dylann Roof entered a historic African American church in Charleston, South Carolina, and murdered nine people with a handgun.  Roof managed to get away but the police found and arrested him the following morning.  Convicted of federal hate crimes, he received the death sentence; however, the punk later pleaded guilty to state murder charges and received a sentence of life without parole.  Should have shot him like the ignorant mad dog that he is.
  68. 2016 Friday: After much bloodshed and heavy fighting, the Iraqi army bulldozes its way into the main government center of embattled Fallujah.  The ISIS scumbags are clinging to rubble but the Iraqis are determined to liberate their city and exterminate their barbaric foes.  Meanwhile, California Burning: a massive wildfire in Santa Barbara County explodes during the hours of darkness, going from 2,000 acres to an appalling 4,000.  Once again, this demonstrates the stupidity of one-party, liberal, Democratic-Socialist rule that is intent on trashing the state through poor forest management and ignorant water policies.
  69. 2017 Saturday: Jurors in the trial of Bill Cosby for aggravated indecent sexual assault reach an impasse; the judge declares a mistrial but this is not the end for the entertainer’s legal troubles.
  70. 2018 Sunday: After wrangling over Macedonia’s name, Greece and the former Yugoslav republic ink a historic deal that will change the name of Macedonia to Northern Macedonia.  The disagreement was over the birthplace of Alexander the Great who was a Greek born in Greece.
  71. 2019 Monday: Former Egyptian thug President Mohammed Morsi drops dead at a court appearance.  When the man achieved power during the Arab Spring, he was an Islamist intent on transforming a relatively free Egypt into a fascist, anti-Israel state.  Good riddance.
  72. 2020 Wednesday: Fulton County, Georgia, District Attorney Paul Howard led a press conference early in the morning in which, he charged the two officers responsible for the death of Rayshard Brooks.  Officer Garrett Rolfe, the man who fired the two lethal shots at a fleeing Brooks was hit with numerous accounts- 11 by our count- including felony murder.  The other officer- Devin Brosnan- was hit with 3 counts but the D.A. said he flipped and would testify against the other officer at trial.  Sad to say, there were massive numbers of cops who called in sick today in Atlanta, a big outbreak of Blue Flu.
  73. 2020 Wednesday A: Here are the Xi Jinping Chinese Bat Flu virus statistics for today: 8,261,260 confirmed cases, 445,468 confirmed deaths, and 4,013,202 confirmed recoveries which are the numbers for the globe.  Here are the stats for the United States: 2,205,567 confirmed cases, 119,471 confirmed deaths, and 687,450 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states where the AICPENDBLOG.COM has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the numbers for California: 157,015 confirmed cases, 5,208 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries thanks to the politics of Gov. Gavin Newsom and his Democrat hacks.  Next, here are the stats for Hawaii: 740 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 637 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 26,759 confirmed cases, 1,231 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, communist China says they might be locking things down again due to a spike in coronavirus numbers.   Here are the stats for the Chi-Coms (take them with a grain of salt because they LIE): 83,293 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and 78,394 confirmed recoveries.  (Note: our sources in Hong Kong inform us that the numbers should be fifty percent- or more!- higher.
  74. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 178,161,233 confirmed cases, +361,812, 3,856,785  confirmed deaths, +7,876 and 162,665,900 confirmed recoveries, +421,571.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,374,938 confirmed cases, UP 8,953 from yesterday’s reporting, 616,422 confirmed deaths, UP 334,[xx] and 28,639,807 confirmed recoveries, UP 25,771.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxi]  
  75. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden To Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 298,516 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 161,133 deaths  
  76. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,806,205 confirmed cases, 63,259 confirmed deaths, and 2,068,914 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,352,995 confirmed cases, 37,448 confirmed deaths, and 2,131,508 confirmed recoveries, more or less the SAME numbers.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,170 confirmed cases, 507 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 448,160 confirmed cases, 5,843 confirmed deaths, and 220,640 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Mississippi: they have 319,704 confirmed cases, 7,369 confirmed deaths, and 310,189 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]   
  77. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,747 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Democratic Republic of the Congo (they pushed ahead of Sudan to the new position), 118th country on the list: 36,578 cases of the virus, 866 confirmed deaths and 27,894 confirmed recoveries.[xxiii]     
  78. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,823.45, DOWN 210.22 points (-0.62%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,161.35, UP 121.67 points (+0.87%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,221.86, DOWN -1.84 points (-0.044%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.02 per barrel, -0.02 (-0.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,776.50 per troy oz., +1.70 (+0.10%) while the price of SILVER is $26.02 per troy ounce, +0.16 (+0.61%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,060.40 per troy oz, +5.40 (+0.51%) while the price of COPPER is $4.18 per pound, 0.00 (+0.08%).[xxiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,518.03 per troy oz, -271.31 (-9.98%).[xxv] The price of RHODIUM is $23,000.00 per troy oz., +200.00 (+0.88%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $595,000.00 per troy oz., -7,500.00 (-1.24%). [xxvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.41.     In Malawian Kwacha, one greenback equals 793.74 and in Malaysian Ringgit, a buck equals 4.14 and in Maldivian Rufiyaa, one dollar equals 15.42 of theirs.[xxvii]        
  79. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.227 per gallon, $2.957 in Florida, $3.976 in Hawaii, and $3.628 in Washington state.[xxviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Missouri: $2.756.  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- Mozambique: $3.794 per U.S. Gallon.[xxix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,417,914,125,896 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Singapore, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Saudi Arabia with $136 and 180 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxxi]
  80. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day #86 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and has yet to show up.  Fire this laughing orangutan.  Next, former CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan believes that other states will follow suit and begin deploying law enforcement officers to aid in protecting our southern border as “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, has in sending Sunshine State law enforcement to aid his fellow governors in Texas and Arizona.   Speaking of Florida and the border, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody, Republican, is calling on other states to follow the lead of her state and to send law enforcement officers to the border states to help repel the illegal alien invasion.
  81. 2021 Thursday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– The European Union creates Chi-Vi vaccine passports so citizens of the international body can travel freely between member states.  Americans seeking to travel in Europe will also have to be able to prove vaccination status, proof of antibodies related to previous infection, or recent negative COVID-19 tests; otherwise, YOU can’t come to the EU.  (Note- F**k the EU).  Next, Ryanair is suing Great Britain over new travel restrictions ahead of the busy summer travel season.
  82. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Rep. Rob Wittman, R-VA 1st congressional district, told Newsmax that a new bill will hold the Chi-Coms wholly responsible for letting loose on the world the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Meanwhile, even as more and more evidence continues to come out showing that the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines are harmful to human beings due to toxic ingredients, Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says the government is going to dump $3.2 billion into creating antiviral pills.  (Note- Dr. “Phony Tony,”[xxxii] how much of that $3.2 billion will go into YOUR pockets?)  Elsewhere, as the Delta variant of the ‘VID continues to spread, federal government is doubling down on everyone to get vaccinated with the yet-to-be-approved by the FDA vaccines.  Friends, when drug manufacturers have QUALIFIED IMMUNITY stripped away from them (as it should be from the Chi-Coms in the World Court) and people affected negatively by their products can sue them, we might consider getting inoculated then.
  83. 2021 Thursday I: Joe Biden News–  Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says the recent ‘Putin-Biden summit’ shows how Russian leader Vladimir Putin is testing the Biden regime.  Meanwhile, Fred H. Fleitz, CEO of the Center for Security Policy, affirms this by saying that the ‘recent summit between Russia’s leader and (dimwitted) Joe Biden harmed U.S. security.’  (Note- Joe Biden told Mr. Putin NOT to hack into 16 industries or companies which means the other ones are on the table).   Rep. Mike Turner, R-OH 10th congressional district, said of ‘Joe’s summit’ that he had ‘no real goals for his meeting with Vladimir Putin.’  In other regime news, the U.S. Department of Justice is dropping the lawsuit against former Donald J. Trump White House adviser John “Endless Wars” Bolton’s book, “The Room Where it Happened.”
  84. 2021 Thursday J: Political News I– Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, has introduced a bill with which to abolish the ATF- the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms (and Explosives).  Meanwhile, a new poll says that ’74-percent of Republican voters support state-wide election audits.’  Amen.  We suspect it’s higher than that.   Meanwhile, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says questions regarding ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ failure to visit the southern border in 86 flipping days no less are both ‘unfair’ and ‘disrespectful.’  F**k her and f**k YOU.
  85. 2021 Thursday K: Political News II– Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple who defended their home from violent Black Lives Matter fecal matter protesters a summer ago pled guilty to misdemeanors to get this bogus case off their backs.  When BLM trash knocked the gates of their private community and threatened them and their pets with rape, death, and the burning down of their property, the duo grabbed their guns, went outside, and stood in front of their home armed and ready to go.  YET, they NEVER once pointed their legally-owned firearms at the thugs creating havoc in their neighborhood.  God bless them and let’s see the BLM thugs hauled before court and given some stiff prison sentences.
  86. 2021 Thursday L: Political News III– Conservative political activists in Michigan are demanding an Arizona-style 2020 Election audit.  Next, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the ‘Gropin’ Gov’ celebrates the end of the pandemic with a massive show of fireworks in the Big Apple.  Both he and NYC Mayor Bill ‘Bag O’ Fries’ Di Blasio are in a celebratory mood after driving the state and the city into economic collapse.  Elsewhere, J. Chuck Todd, the little snowflake says of 2020 Election fraud proponents that if they don’t accept the premise the election was honest, ‘it’s going to be a painful interview.’  J. Chuck- F— you.
  87. 2021 Thursday M: U.S. Supreme Court News– By a vote of 7-2, the United States Supreme Court shagged off another GOP challenge to Obamacare.  Go figure.  (Note- as long as John Roberts serves as chief justice, we will NEVER get this evil monstrosity off the backs of the American people.  The Biden regime crows that ‘SCOTUS NOT overturning Obamacare is a BFD’).  However, the case was rejected on STANDING and not on the MERITS of the case.  Next, the Supreme Court stands up for the Catholic Church as it rebuffs a lawsuit brought by LGBTQIA+ fascists seeking to destroy a Catholic charity placing kids with foster parents.  The gays want foster kids placed in homosexual homes which the charity says goes against the teachings of the church.  We concur.
  88. 2021 Thursday N: Business News– After soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo pushes Coca-Cola aside and endorses water, the soft drink manufacturer’s stock tumbles by $4 billion in value.  (Note- we say ‘F**K woke corporations, they get what they deserve.  Soft drinks are nonessential foods; no, people choose to drink them just as we can un-choose to drink them and even better, carry them in our restaurants and foodservice operations.  Screw them).
  89. 2021 Thursday O: Joe Biden Regime News I– There is a growing outcry for the Biden regime to release information related as to HOW MANY undercover agents of various federal law enforcement agencies helped carry out the FALSE FLAG OPERATION the world had the misfortune to see on January 6, 2021, when Antifa and Black Lives Matter human fecal matter infiltrated the peaceful ranks of Trump supporters and turned a peaceful gathering into a riotous, violent mob, one dimwits like Joe Biden still claim ‘killed a cop.’   Speaking of these more than 450 poor souls locked up in solitary confinement, most are not expected to go to trial until sometime within the next 2-3 years.
  90. 2021 Thursday P: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– As the Derek Chauvin defense team continues its push toward demanding a retrial of their client over all sorts of corrupt activities and poor-timing on behalf of the city of Minnesota, the prosecution is doing everything it can so as to avoid having to try Chauvin again.  We fully suspect that thanks to the actions of one juror who LIED on the juror questionnaire and those of Rep. Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, CPUSA-CA 43rd congressional district that NOT only will Officer Chauvin receive another trial, but he will also be acquitted which will lead the DOJ to double down on double jeopardy.
  91. 2021 Thursday Q: National Security News– The FCC says it will explore whether Chi-Com telecommunications equipment should be banned over their ties to the People’s Liberation Army.
  92. 2021 Thursday R: Environmental News I– It’s summertime and the American West and Southwest is experiencing elevated temperatures.  Morons like Sandy “The Fly” Cortez are shrieking about ‘CLIMATE CHANGE!  GLOBAL WARMING!  EXTREME WEATHER!’  Those of us who have been around for decades understand that when it’s summer in some locales, it gets flipping hot.  Enough said.  (Note- the dreadful thing is, the Climate Change dupes want to take away our air conditioning).
  93. 2021 Thursday S: U.S. House of Representatives News– U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi champions her new “Juneteenth” federal holiday making it the 12th paid federal holiday.  Drooling Joe Biden is expected to sign the bill into law.   Meanwhile, the GOP House campaign arm opens up to accepting cryptocurrency donations.  In other Democrat-dominated House news, Judiciary Committee Dems are seeking Trump-era subpoenas for data on Democrat lawmakers suspected of leaking like sieves.  Here we go again, another BOGUS investigation.
  94. 2021 Thursday T: U.S. Senate News– U.S. Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says he will pass the federal budget sans any output by Republicans.  He could give a shit whether Republicans vote for the budget or they don’t.  Meanwhile, U.S. Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell dismisses Senator Joe Manchin’s, D-W. VA, stance on voting rights.  Everyone knows spineless Senator Manchin will drop to his knees before the fawning POS majority leader and do his bidding.
  95. 2021 Thursday U: Louisiana State News– Governor John Bel Edwards, D-LA, says the state will END enhanced unemployment benefits as of July 31, 2021.  It is time for Louisianans to return to work.  NOW.
  96. 2021 Thursday V: Texas State News– Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, and leaders of both political parties held a joint news conference today in which the state will make a down payment of $250 million to begin again the construction of the border wall along the frontier with Mexico.  What we anticipate is that if Texas and Arizona begin reinforcing their borders with corrupt Mexico, illegals will flood through New Mexico and California which will cause voters in those two states to demand better border security.  The American people will no longer stand for a tidal wave of bottom-of-the-barrel illegal aliens running amok in their country.  We are contributing to the effort to secure our southern border.   (Note- we think that Governor Abbott should bring in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio to run the desert gulags for the illegal aliens- HE knows how to make people NEVER want to break the law again…).  Meanwhile, Governor Abbott signs ‘constitutional carry’ into law meaning Texans do not have to have a concealed carry permit to carry a legal firearm.
  97. 2021 Thursday W: Economic News– Unemployment numbers surged UP last month by 412,000 new claims for jobless benefits.  Oh, no, Joe, your ‘economic plans’ are collapsing the economy.  Dumb ass.
  98. 2021 Thursday X: U.S. Military News– The Associated Press reports that since 2010 the U.S. military has ‘mysteriously’ lost more than 1,900 weapons.  Say what?  
  99. 2021 Thursday Y: Observation of the Day– In other news, it is becoming increasingly clear that our military no longer has combat-qualified officers leading it but political hacks and appointees working to destabilize it and then to rebuild it as an updated version of the RED ARMY.  How soon will we see political commissars appointed to monitor the minds and actions of the soldiers?  How soon will it be before we see troops falling back from overwhelming odds being machine-gunned by their commissars?  Don’t laugh, we bet the Russian military that morphed into becoming the Red Army never thought their leaders would be more concerned with politics than with fighting and most importantly, winning wars.  We would say that this is among the reasons we spent more than 20 years in the septic tank of Afghanistan or why when President Donald J. Trump assumed office back in January 2017 that we suddenly found out we had troops in more places- like Equatorial Africa and parts of the Middle East we had no clue we had troops.  What we are seeing is a combination of the Red Army married with wealth for the top positions while everyone else must fall into line, follow the political orders of the day while paying scant attention to fighting to win against diabolical enemies.  (Note- Chef Vicky- let me know what YOU think).  (Note #2- look at NASA- now we are concerned with putting the first women and people of color on the moon?  While that’s great, what if they aren’t as skilled as other astronauts?  That is not a mission I would ever seek to participate).
  100. 2022 Friday:  Stick around and discover whatever the heck is going on today…

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This artwork is #0864 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Finale.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next album by the Beach Boys was a two-LP (back in the day) retrospective look at the group’s 10 years with their own label, Brother Records.  Thus, we get the crème de la crème of the albums running from “Sunflower” to “Keepin’ the Summer Alive” to even a cut from Dennis Wilson’s “Pacific Ocean Blue” all compiled on “Ten Years of Harmony,” an album that hit music store shelves on December 07, 1981.  Folks, if you have yet to avail your ears to the music of this phenomenal period of musical recordings by one of the all-time greatest American rock bands, well, this is a wonderful way in which you can do it so make sure you do it now.  You will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began promoting the music of Santana on Tuesday, 28-August-2012 through Tuesday, 23-October-2012.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed man and his band out wherever you can find them.

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

[iii] We hope to promote the music of John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers soon.

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

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

[vi] When we do Electric Flag, we will do Al Kooper.

[vii] We hope to share the music of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band as well as Al Kooper sometime in the next 10-15 years.  We hope you will remain with us as loyal readers.

[viii] We presented the music of Quicksilver Messenger Service on two unique occasions.  The first commenced on Friday, 25-March-2011 through Monday, 04-April-2011.  The second cycle with newer albums began on Tuesday, 20-August-2013 through Monday, 02-September-2013.  We hope you will check the albums out by visiting whatever site you do for nothing but the absolute best in rock music.

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

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

[xi] We promoted the music of the famed San Francisco, California, rock band, Moby Grape, on Monday, 09-April-2012 through Monday, 23-April-2012.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[xii] We hope we live long enough to promote the music of this legendary artist.

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

[xiv] Not sure as to when we promote the music of this amazing vocalist.  Within the next two decades is a plausible timeline…

[xv] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane, the Jefferson Starship, Starship, and of the various bands’ members beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  Please look for them and enjoy.

[xvi] If we remain in publication long enough, we will promote the music of this famed group.

[xvii] We hope we live long enough (which at our ages is not a guarantee), we want to promote the music of Otis.  There was no one like him; there will never be another like him in the history of the world.

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

[xix] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.  The album, “Tommy,” we promoted the album on Saturday, 08-August-2015.  We hope you will seek it and music by this band and its members out ASAP.

[xx] 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)

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

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

[xxiii] 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)

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

[xxv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxxii] Dr. ‘Phony Tony” Fauci continues taking incoming fire from all sides and adamantly claims that ‘U.S. scientists did NOT suppress the TRUE Chi-Com Virus numbers’ as everyone now knows he did.  Again, HOW MUCH MONEY has this piece of duck dreck made on this lab-engineered pandemic?

160. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 09, 2022

2019 Sunday: In Hong Kong, one of the largest anti-Beijing protests breaks out as more than 1 million people take to the streets to protest the new extradition law demanded by the communist government by which, people accused of crimes in the former British colony once arrested would be sent to the mainland for trial. God bless them!

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160. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 09, 2022:

U.S. Attorney General Charles Bonaparte; U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara; U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan; Curved Air featuring Francis Monkman, Deep Purple featuring Jon Lord, Strawberry Alarm Clock featuring George Bunnell, UFO featuring Paul Chapman, Uriah Heep featuring Mick Box, and Wishbone Ash featuring Trevor Bolder:

  1. 68 Saturday: The Roman Emperor Nero committed suicide on this date ending a 13-year reign of terror having implored his secretary Epaphroditos to slit his throat to evade a Senate-imposed death by flogging.
  2. 1456 Monday: The 23rd recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet by the Earth occurs on this date.
  3. 1534 Saturday: Jacques Cartier first sails into the St. Lawrence River’s mouth on his exploratory journey of discovery in North America.
  4. 1549 Thursday: The Church of England adopts the Book of Common Prayer.
  5. 1588 Thursday: The Spanish Armada departs Lisbon, Portugal, bound to do battle with England.
  6. 1720 Sunday: Sweden and Denmark sign the third Treaty of Stockholm.
  7. 1732 Monday: James Oglethorpe received a charter from Britain’s King George II to found the colony of Georgia on this date.
  8. 1772 Tuesday: The first naval battle during the Revolutionary War takes place off the shore of Providence, Rhode Island.
  9. 1790 Wednesday: John Barry copyrighted the first American book to receive a copyright: “Philadelphia Spelling Book.”
  10. 1802 Wednesday: The U.S. military founds the military academy at West Point.
  11. 1851 Monday: In Baltimore, Maryland, future 46th U.S. Attorney General Charles Bonaparte is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Theodore Roosevelt from December 17, 1906, to March 04, 1909.
  12. 1856 Monday: 500 Mormons abandon Iowa and head west towards Utah.
  13. 1863 Tuesday: A two-day meeting began in New York City to create the United States Veterinary Medical Association (now the American Veterinary Association).
  14. 1869 Wednesday: Charles Elmer Hires sells his first root beer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  15. 1870 Thursday: Author Charles Dickens died in Gad’s Hill Place, England.   
  16. 1898 Thursday: China leases Hong Kong’s new territories to Great Britain for 99 years.
  17. 1911 Friday: Carrie A. Nation, the hatchet-wielding temperance crusader, died in Leavenworth, Kansas, at age 64.
  18. 1915 Wednesday: The 41st U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 05, 1913, until today.
  19. 1916 Friday: In San Francisco, CA, future 8th U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara is born.  A Republican (until 1978; he then became a Democrat), he served under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Baines Johnson from 01-21-1961 to 02-29-1968.
  20. 1931 Tuesday: Robert H. Goddard patented a rocket-fueled aircraft design.
  21. 1934 Saturday: Donald Duck made his debut in the Silly Symphonies cartoon, “The Wise Little Hen.”
  22. 1940 Sunday: During World War II, Norway decided to surrender to the Nazis, effective at midnight.
  23. 1941 Monday: Jon Lord, future keyboardist with the great British hard rock band, Deep Purple[i], was born in Leicester, England, on this date.  He would perform with Deep Purple for almost his entire career up until his death in 2012 from pancreatic carcinoma.  During a lull in Purple’s career, Lord tinkled the keys for Whitesnake from 1978-to-1982.
  24. 1942 Tuesday: In their ongoing punishment of the Czechs for having murdered their appointed Nazi leader, Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazis raze the town of Lidice, murdering everyone in it.
  25. 1943 Wednesday: The Federal Government began withholding income tax from paychecks.  In doing this, the government transferred the onus of collecting taxes onto the employer and away from them, something ignorant people still do not believe is their government screwing them.  Everyone should write a monthly check to the IRS, which would open their eyes and cause them to demand tax reform.  This occurred because President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Current Tax Payment Act of 1943 into law.
  26. 1944 Friday: During World War II, the Russians launch an offensive into the Karelian Peninsula of Finland, designed to take them out of the war.  (The Finns were allies of the Axis).
  27. 1945 Saturday: Japanese Premier Kantaro Suzuki declared that Japan would fight to the last rather than accept unconditional surrender.
  28. 1946 Sunday: Mel Ott (with the New York Giants) became the first manager to suffer ejection from both games of a doubleheader.
  29. 1947 Monday: Future lifelong guitarist with the hard rock British band, Uriah Heep[ii]—Mick Box—is born in London, England, on this date.
  30. 1949 Thursday: Future guitarist with famed acid rock band, the Strawberry Alarm Clock[iii]– George Bunnell- is born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on this date.  Elsewhere, in Hampstead, North London, future member of the British band, Curved Air- Francis Monkman (keyboards and guitars)- is born.
  31. 1950 Friday: Trevor Bolder—future bassist/vocalist with a variety of English bands–Wishbone Ash[iv] 1981-82 / David Bowie[v] 1971-73 / Spiders from Mars 1976 / Uriah Heep[vi] 1977-2011—was born in Kingston upon Hull, England on this date.
  32. 1953 Tuesday: Ninety-four people died when a tornado struck Worcester, Massachusetts.
  33. 1954 Wednesday: During the Senate-Army Hearings, Army special counsel Joseph N. Welch berated Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, R- Wisconsin, for verbally attacking a member of Welch’s law firm, Fred Fisher, asking McCarthy: “Have you no sense of decency, sir?  At long last, have you left no sense of decency?”  Elsewhere, future guitarist with UFO and with various members of that band, Paul Chapman, is born in Cardiff, Wales, on this date.  He would die on his birthday in 2020.
  34. 1959 Tuesday: The first ballistic missile carrying submarine, the USS George Washington, launched.
  35. 1967 Friday: During the 1967 War between Israel and its Arab enemies, the Israelis reach the Suez Canal.
  36. 1969 Monday: The Senate confirmed Warren Burger to be the new chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, succeeding Earl Warren.  Meanwhile, his fellow members of the Rolling Stones[vii] force Brian Jones to quit the group because of his drug problems and legal issues, which prevent the band from touring the United States.
  37. 1972 Friday: Heavy rains triggered record flooding in the Black Hills of South Dakota; the resulting disaster left at least 238 people dead and $164 million in damage.
  38. 1973 Saturday: Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes, becoming horseracing’s first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.
  39. 1977 Thursday: The people of Great Britain and its remaining empire celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
  40. 1978 Friday: Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints struck down a 148-year-old policy of excluding black men from the Mormon priesthood.  Meanwhile, at Caesar’s Palace in Paradise, Nevada, in a 15-round heavyweight championship bout, Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, wins a split decision to take the WBC heavyweight belt from Ken Norton, aka the Fighting Marine.  With the loss, Norton’s record would go to 40-5 while that of Holmes would go to 28-0.  Finally, one of 21 remaining Gutenberg Bibles sells for $2.4 million in London, England.
  41. 1982 Wednesday: Israeli jets wipe out Syrian SAM-Missile sites in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon.
  42. 1983 Thursday: Britain’s Conservatives, led by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, won a decisive election victory.
  43. 1985 Sunday: The Soviet Union’s Vega-1 Venus space probe deposits a landing capsule onto the surface of the cloud-covered planet.  Meanwhile, jihadist trash kidnapped American educator Thomas Sutherland and held him in Lebanon until releasing him in November 1991.  Scumbag terrorists, we need to kill all of them.
  44. 1986 Monday: The Rogers Commission released a report on the Challenger disaster.  The report explained that the spacecraft blew up because of a failure in a solid rocket booster joint.
  45. 1993 Wednesday: As millions of Japanese watched on television, Crown Prince Naruhito wed commoner Masako Owada in an elaborate Shinto religious ceremony.  Meanwhile, the science fiction film “Jurassic Park,” directed by Steven Spielberg, had its world premiere in Washington, D.C.
  46. 1999 Wednesday: NATO and Yugoslavia signed a peace agreement regarding the independence of Kosovo.
  47. 2000 Friday: Canada and the United States signed a border security agreement on this date that called for the two nations to establish a border enforcement team.  We need to do this with flipping Mexico!
  48. 2003 Monday: As rebels bore down on the capital of Liberia, French helicopters rescued more than 500 Americans, Europeans, and other foreigners.   
  49. 2004 Wednesday: The body of Ronald Reagan arrived in Washington, D.C., to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda before the 40th president’s funeral.
  50. 2010 Wednesday: President Obama meets with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian National Authority, and promises Palestinians $400 million in U.S. assistance for the West Bank and Gaza.
  51. 2013 Sunday: Edward Snowden publicly makes his identity known as the leaker of NSA documents to the world as well as demonstrated that President Barack Hussein Obama was spying on not only the entire world but also on every American—thank you, Mr. Snowden.
  52. 2014 Monday: In a wide-ranging review, the Veterans Affairs Department said more than 57,000 U.S. military veterans had been waiting for 90 days or more for their first VA medical appointments, and an additional 64,000 appeared to have fallen through the cracks, never getting appointments after enrolling and requesting them.   Meanwhile, Laverne Cox becomes the first transgender person to appear on the cover of Time magazine.
  53. 2016 Thursday: President Barack Obama announces his official endorsement of former first lady, former New York senator, and former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton on this date as does Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren.
  54. 2017 Friday: In Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the defending champion, the Cleveland Cavaliers, beat the Golden State Warriors by a final score of 137-116.  The Cavaliers came out strong and never fell behind the Warriors because LeBron James and Kyrie Irving opened a can of ‘whoop-ass’ and staved off elimination.  Game 5 will occur on Monday night, June 12, 2017, at Golden State.  Is it possible that what happened up in 2016 will befall the Warriors again?  Stick around and see, folks.  Meanwhile, punching back after his fired FBI director’s damaging testimony, President Donald Trump accused James Comey of lying to Congress and said he was “100 percent willing to testify under oath about their conversations.”  Elsewhere, actor Adam West, TV’s “Batman,” died in Los Angeles at age 88.
  55. 2018 Saturday: Justify, ridden by Mike Smith and trained by Bob Baffert, won the Belmont Stakes to become horse racing’s 13th Triple Crown winner and the second in the past four years.
  56. 2019 Sunday: In Hong Kong, one of the largest anti-Beijing protests breaks out as more than 1 million people take to the streets to protest the new extradition law demanded by the communist government by which, people accused of crimes in the former British colony once arrested would be sent to the mainland for trial.  God bless them!  Meanwhile, in the capital of Sudan- Khartoum- anti-government protests against the ruling military junta breakout as hundreds of thousands of people take to the streets in that Islamist country.
  57. 2020 Tuesday: The Xi Jinping Bat Flu Virus continues racking up numbers as it plows along, methodically causing trouble everywhere it goes.  Here are the stats for the world at large: 7,185,573 confirmed cases, 408.854 confirmed deaths, and 3,352,665 confirmed recoveries which dwarfs the number of deaths.  Next, here are the numbers for the United States: 2,016,859 confirmed cases, 113,505 confirmed deaths, and 540,763 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states where the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 113,489 confirmed cases, 4,697 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries which tells you all you need to know, that it’s about politics and nothing more.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 679 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 618 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 24,354 confirmed cases, 1,176 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  58. 2020 Tuesday A: Besides numerous California cities talking about defunding or closing down altogether the police, now Democrat losers are talking about defunding state prisons and transferring the money to social services.  NO wonder gun sales are going through the roof.  Virtually everyone who writes for the AICPENDBLOG.COM already has firearms and are adding more as we speak.  If this is going to become the new Deadwood, so be it.  We are ready.  Note: to all cities appalled at the talk of defunding the police, there is a simple answer: vote every last flipping Democrat out of office ASAP.   Elsewhere, famed guitarist with UFO, Paul Chapman, died at age 66, in London, England, on this date.  He took over from Michael Schenker when he left to go solo and then played with Schenker as well as other UFO band mates such as Pete Way and even Phil Mogg.
  59. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 175,078,119 confirmed cases, +334,968, 3,774,262  confirmed deaths, +11,690 and 158,786,717 confirmed recoveries, +134,845.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,259,904 confirmed cases, UP 9,340 from yesterday’s reporting, 613,398 confirmed deaths, UP 346,[viii] and 28,220,863 confirmed recoveries, UP 27,949.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]  
  60. 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 295,491 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 164,158 deaths  
  61. 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: 3,798,423 confirmed cases, 63,071 confirmed deaths, and 2,062,068 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,329,867 confirmed cases, 36,973 confirmed deaths, and 1,970,341 confirmed recoveries (same as the past week).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,685 confirmed cases, 505 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 443,979 confirmed cases, 5,832 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 218,657 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Kentucky, the home of U.S. Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell: they have 461,446 confirmed cases, 7,121 confirmed deaths, and 53,151 confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  62. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,585 confirmed cases, 6,418 confirmed deaths, and 832,981 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Jamaica, 111th country on the list: 49,090 cases of the virus, 988 confirmed deaths and 26,828 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  63. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,447.14, DOWN 152.68 points (-0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,911.75, DOWN 13.16 points (-0.095%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,219.55, DOWN -7.71 points (-0.18%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $69.75 per barrel, -0.21 (-0.30%).  The price of GOLD is $1,890.70 per troy oz., -4.80 (-0.25%) while the price of SILVER is $27.89 per troy ounce, -0.11 (-0.40%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,151.70 per troy oz, -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of COPPER is $4.52 per pound, -0.01 (-0.33%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,774.47 per troy oz, -32.53 (-1.16%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $22,250.00 per troy oz., -250.00 (-1.11%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.39 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.73.     In Hungarian Forint, one greenback equals 284.31 and in Icelandic Krona, a buck equals 121.00 and in Indian Rupee, one dollar equals 72.98 of theirs.[xv]        
  64. 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 $4.222 per gallon, $2.964 in Florida, $3.964 in Hawaii, and $3.608 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Kansas: $2.860.  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- Benin: $3.530 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,386,582,824,037 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been lynched.  NOTE- communist China owns approximately $1.1 trillion.  As for holders of U.S. debt, Switzerland is the next highest holder with $256 billion of U.S. national debt.[xix]
  65. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– As ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris continues taking flak over her lies and claims about visiting the border, President Donald J. Trump says he may be visiting the southern border very soon.  Criticism continues slamming into the ‘border czar’ like that coming from Sandy “The Fly” Cortez who slammed the inept politician over her telling Central American illegal aliens ‘not to come, not to come, because I don’t think you will be able to get in.’  Add to that a new report suggests that the Harris team was ‘perplexed by her answers to questions’ while on their trip to Guatemala and Mexico.  While in Mexico, the ‘border czar’ failed to discuss Mexico’s refusal to take their illegal aliens back.  WTF? Elsewhere, Australian TV pundit Paul Murray said that ‘Donald J. Trump was right on immigration.’
  66. 2021 Wednesday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– A Dutch court read evidence in court that proves that Flight MH17 was indeed shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian anti-aircraft missile from the ‘BUK’ missile system.  The missile belonged to the Russian 53rd Anti-Missile Brigade.  Elsewhere, Egypt is seeking to help ease tensions in the Middle East.  Next, Kim Jong Un’s weight loss raises questions about his health.  Perhaps he has given up foreign cheeses and alcohols?  Elsewhere, it appears the socialist candidate in Peru’s presidential election- Pedro Castillo- is leading rival Keiko Fujimori.  Elsewhere, we learn that indirect talks between the United States and Iran are set to resume this weekend.  Finally, Canada says they are willing to take in some Central Americans to help the United States handle the tidal wave of illegal aliens.
  67. 2021 Wednesday H: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– New York state Senate Republicans are preparing to unveil a new bill with which to bring about parole reform.  State Senator Daphne Jordan, R-NY, says Dems have gone insane with their anti-cop and anti-victim policies.  Meanwhile, the family of Ashli Babbitt has filed a lawsuit against the Capitol Hill Police Department demanding to know the name of the officer who shot her dead-on January 06, 2021, and the reasons as to WHY she was shot.  (Note- we believe that House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi told the Capitol Hill fuzz that someone had to die and so she was the unfortunate victim.  NO other reason exists as to why a black member of the department stepped forward and shot her dead).
  68. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information I– Israel says there is growing evidence that the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine can lead to deadly heart inflammation- myocarditis- in younger males.  As for vaccine passports, Texas became the latest state among more than half a dozen states to prohibit vaccine passports.  The governor signed this bill on Monday.  DHS announced that it’s going to maintain a vaccine database.  Oregon may be joining the states prohibiting passports for citizens seeking to go about their daily lives.  Elsewhere, a new study suggests that hydroxychloroquine aka Plaquenil can boost Xi Jinping Bat Flu survival rates by 200-percent.
  69. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– In other Chi-Vi news, a WHO board member told Newsmax that Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is a ‘hero’ for calling for a probe into the ‘VID.  Moving on, a new Cleveland Clinic study says that ‘No vaccine required for those who have already had COVID-19.’  Next, the U.S. plans to buy $500 million worth of Pfizer’s Chi-Vi vaccines to share with the rest of the world.  Elsewhere a government watchdog is suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over CDC-New York missing data on the numbers of deaths related to the Chi-Vi in the state’s rest homes.   Next, the Delta COVID-19 variant possibly more deadly than the original.  Hmmm, sounds like the next TERROR CAMPAIGN is oncoming.  (Note- if it’s so dangerous, why are illegal aliens piled onto public transportation sans masks, sans health checks, sans any kind of quarantine and distributed across the United States?  Are the Democrats and their Chi-Com masters seeking to set another pandemic in motion for 2022?  Is this going to become a way of life every election cycle?)
  70. 2021 Wednesday K: Health and Medical Alerts– Michigan health officials report new case of human hantavirus which could signal a new outbreak is on its way.  The virus is spread by rats and the disease is similar to COVID-19 in its affects but is much more deadly although not quite as contagious.
  71. 2021 Wednesday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– Joe Biden left on Air Force One today for his first overseas trip.  Europe is the destination for the upcoming G7 summit and then his summit in Switzerland with Vladimir Putin. In Britain, Faux First Lady Jill Biden addressed the forced crowd of U.S. servicemen-and-women (-and its)- longer than her husband, Joe, did.  Reminiscent of how President Woodrow Wilson’s wife, Edith Bolling Galt, was calling the shots for much of his second term.  Joe, however, did promise to ‘tell Vladimir Putin the things he needs to be told’ (like maybe, where’s my cut for allowing you to complete the Nord Stream 2 pipeline?)  Joe is also set to unveil a new global vaccination program paid for by the U.S. taxpayer just like every other BIG GOVERNMENT plan so beloved by the Democrats.  Moving on, it appears that Joe Biden will require more than $52 billion for effort to produce our own CHIPS.
  72. 2021 Tuesday M: Energy News– Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, signs a pair of bills today with which to strengthen the Lone Star State’s electrical grid so as to prevent another shutdown across the state like the one that left more than 5 million Texans in the cold and dark following its collapse earlier in the year.  The legislation will fix all the flaws within the system that befell ERCOT during the freak winter storm, a storm that killed 141 people.  It also drove up variable rate power bills to oppressive highs customers could not pay.  Elsewhere, a Dutch court ruling may force Shell to scale back on its oil and gas industries.
  73. 2021 Tuesday N: U.S. House of Representatives News– The House ‘problem-solvers caucus’ is looking to pick up the pieces on the failed bi-partisan infrastructure bill that collapsed in the upper chamber.   Meanwhile, Rep.  Jay Obernolte, R-CA 8th congressional district, introduces a bill with which to create cyber jobs within the federal government.
  74. 2021 Tuesday O: U.S. Senate News– Senator Mitt Romney, RINO-UT, is looking into possible collusion between Microsoft and the Chinese Communist Party.  Senator Romney also claims that IF the bipartisan ‘infrastructure bill’ were to pass, it would NOT raise taxes.  Uh, okay.  Still, senators claim they are negotiating the infrastructure bill sans any tax hikes which we all know is BULLS**T).  Next, the U.S. Senate passes a bill with which to combat Chi-Com aggressive competitiveness by pumping $2 billion into hardening America’s tech shell.  Meanwhile, a new Senate report on the events of January 06, 2021, says that backlash over the Black Lives Matter riots led to the tepid response of the Capitol Hill Riots of that day.  Senator John Cornyn, R-TX, says talks on gun background checks have ended with NO agreement among the senators.
  75. 2021 Tuesday P: Big Tech News– A new Apple security feature available to customers WON’T be available to customers in communist China.  Elsewhere, bidding for a seat on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin suborbital flight into space has hit $3,8 million.  Meanwhile, a major internet outage led to the shutdown of high-traffic websites and apps.   Elsewhere, growing concerns over Amazon.com Inc. new tech- Sidewalk Mesh Network- raises privacy concerns.  According to sources, the network will link tens of millions of Amazon smart devices with each of them sharing a teeny tiny bit of their bandwidth so as to increase the size of the network.  In so doing, this will permit hackers backdoor entry into the network where they can set up shop and monitor anyone or anything they choose without anyone knowing they are there.  F**k Amazon.com.  Hopefully, Jeff Bezos’ trip into near outer space will be a one-way trip.
  76. 2021 Tuesday Q: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– It’s official: after 19 years hosting the hit TV show, “The Bachelor,” Chris Harrison will no longer be doing it because the WOKE are mad at him for having come to the defense of one of the female contestants after images surfaced of her attending an antebellum ball a few years back.  Harrison is seeking a multi-million-dollar payout promised by the show’s producers.
  77. 2021 Tuesday R: Business News– British Airways and Ryanair are being probed over how they handled refunding customers’ airline tickets during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Meanwhile, Las Vegas Sands is facing a $12 billion lawsuit in the former Portuguese colony of Macau.  Elsewhere, a wedding boom across the U.S. continues forcing vendors to scramble to keep up with the rising numbers.   Next, Boeing says the delivery of new Air Force One jets is delayed.   In other business news, ‘every bushel counts’ say economists involved in crop markets say as droughts in both the United States and in other countries keep everyone on the edge. Currently, a bushel of corn is $607.75.  Next, the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline- TC Energy- terminates the $9 billion project several months after drooling Joe terminated the permit for the project.  Finally, ‘memo to meme raiders’- squeezable stock shorts are taking cover.
  78. 2021 Wednesday S: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News–  a new Gallup Poll suggests that Americans are equally divided on the morality of abortion with Republicans among the lowest and Democrats among the highest in favor of abortion at all stages.  Hence, why we call it the Pro-Death Movement.  What’s next?  Old folks, the disabled, and the mentally ill?  Nazism on the way!
  79. 2021 Wednesday T: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– A judge in the Peach State has ordered an audit of Fulton County ballots as evidence continues to show that many ballots may have been photocopied and therefore are invalid.   Meanwhile, Attorney General Ken Paxton, R-TX, says that the election audits are ‘revealing the truth.’
  80. 2021 Wednesday U: NASA, Space, and UFO News– Former federal agency head says that UFOs says that Unidentified Aerial Phenomena have shut down U.S. nuclear facilities.   Elsewhere, Richard Branson aims to beat Jeff Bezos into space with upcoming Virgin Galactic launch.
  81. 2021 Wednesday V: Miscellaneous News I– U.S.M.C. recruit dies during ‘the Crucible’ training.  Elsewhere, a former New York Times reporter hammers the NYT for ‘activists journalists.’  Meanwhile, Newsmax reports that ‘cicadas are flying (one it would appear looked like it flew into Joe Biden’s ear) whereas Joe’s press plane was grounded for what seemed hours.  (Note- we think Joe does not want close news media coverage and we all know why).
  82. 2021 Wednesday W: National Security News– A new cyberattack and data breach targeting the Internal Revenue Service puts ALL Americans at risk.   Meanwhile, the Pentagon has announced that it’s going to make the Chi-Com military buildup its top priority.  Elsewhere, Joe Biden now is going to reverse President Donald J. Trump’s ban on the so-called social media sharing apps TikTok and WeChat- which in truth is an intelligence-gathering app for the Chinese Communist Party and People’s Liberation Army.  The Chi-Coms are doing what the Nazis did in the 1930s, they are reconnoitering countries around the world with their Belt and Roads Initiative and its so-called ‘social media’ platforms.  Ware is indeed coming and we must strike them FIRST.  Thermonuclear war is the ONLY answer.
  83. 2021 Wednesday X: Political News I– An author points the finger at Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio for being the sole architect of the Big Apple’s decline.  Next, President Donald J. Trump says countries should ban Facebook and Twitter over censorship.  Elsewhere, a Trump-backed candidate in Virginia unseats a seven-term House member.  Moving on, Senator Tommy Tuberville, R-AL, says that communist China is our ‘biggest adversary.’  Meanwhile, a new poll says that ‘older millennials disinterested in running for political office.  Next, a new report says that Capitol Hill Police did not clear Lafayette Park across from White House so President Donald J. Trump could do a ‘photo op last summer.’  Moving on, in a story that first hit the news cycle yesterday, growing outrage over Hunter Biden’s use of repeated RACIAL SLURS targeting black Americans (his dad’s a racist, too) while conversing in text messages with people with whom he interacted like his lawyer.
  84. 2021 Wednesday Y: Political News II– Anger continues to grow around the country following Chi-Com agent Rep.  Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, CPUSA-CA 15th congressional district, hiring a process server to follow the wife of Rep.  Mo Brooks, R-AL, 5th congressional district, into her garage so he could serve her a subpoena for her husband.   Dumbass Swalwell is serving people he blames for the FALSE FLAG OPERATION members of his party and its shock troops- Antifa, Black Lives Matter, and other such riffraff- launched against the Capitol Building on January 06, 2021.  He has served members of the Trump Family as well as Rudy Giuliani, America’s Mayor, to appear before his kangaroo court and answer his questions so he can then forward them to his pals in the Ministry of State Security in Beijing.  Troubled times are coming in the Banana Republic of the United States if we don’t drive these communist-loving POS out of government and out of life and into federal prison.
  85. 2021 Wednesday Z: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– The Super Lotto jackpot for Draw #3567 is $53 million.  As for Powerball Draw #853, tonight’s jackpot rests at $20 million.  First, here are the results for the Super Lotto: 01, 14, 23, 42, 44, and Mega 09.  Out of 142,049 winning tickets, the highest winners were SIX people who had five numbers BUT NO Mega for a prize of $8,013.  Next here are the numbers for the Powerball: 19, 28, 46, 50, 54, and Mega 09.  Stay tuned…
  86. 2022 Thursday: Everyone knows the drill- stick around and uncover the truth with us as we discover it, too.

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The next album by the Beach Boys is to some an ‘odd one’ and to others, a ‘masterpiece.”  “The Beach Boys Love You” came out April 11, 1977 and found the band using synthesizers and other novel musical instruments.   Once again, we have the quintet of Mike Love, Alan Jardine, and the Wilson Brothers.  The songs are somewhat eclectic and might take a while to grow on you but there are a few gems such as “Let Us Go on this Way,” “Roller Skating Child,” the absolutely delightful, “Johnny Carson,” and “Honkin’ Down the Highway.”  If you are a completist as are all of us and our support crew, then you want to own every release of music by bands you love.  We hope you will love “The Beach Boys Love You” as much as we love it.  Seek it out and make it a part of your daily playlist- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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

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

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

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

[v] We hope to promote the music of David Bowie within the next decades.

[vi] See earlier footnote.

[vii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

139. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2022

2006 Thursday: A key U.N. panel joined European and United Nation leaders in urging the Bush administration to close its POW camp in Guantanamo Bay, saying the indefinite detention of terror suspects- namely jihadis- there violated the world’s ban on torture. Bullshit- it’s what the scumbags deserve.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 186

139. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2022:

Lag BaOmer (Jewish Holiday)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Douglass White; U.S. Secretary of State Robert Bacon; Nazi Philipp Bouhler, AC/DC featuring Phil Rudd, Curved Air featuring Mike Wedgwood, Derek and the Dominoes featuring Eric Clapton, “In the Navy” by the Village People, the Who featuring Pete Townshend, and ZZ Top featuring Dusty Hill:

  1. 715 Wednesday: St. Gregory II begins his reign as the 89th Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until February 11, 731.  
  2. 1506 Saturday: Famed explorer and discoverer of the Americas- Christopher Columbus- designates his son, Diego, as his sole heir.
  3. 1536 Tuesday: After a court convicted her of adultery, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of English King Henry VIII, undergoes beheading on this date.
  4. 1568 Sunday:  English Queen Elizabeth I has her retainers arrest Mary Queen of Scots on charges of high treason.  
  5. 1588 Thursday: The Spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, Portugal; next stop: Great Britain and the climactic battle that would determine who would control England, the Spaniards, or the Brits.
  6. 1643 Tuesday: Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Harbor form the United Colonies of New England on this date.
  7. 1649 Wednesday: Following the execution of King Charles I, Parliament declared England to be a ‘republic;’ however, the nobility restored the monarchy in 1660.
  8. 1769 Friday: The reign of the 249th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XIV begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until September 22, 1774.
  9. 1780 Friday: A mysterious darkness enveloped much of New England and part of Canada in the early afternoon.
  10. 1792 Saturday: After heavy fighting Russian troops enter Poland.
  11. 1848 Friday: After taking a major ass whooping, Mexico surrenders Texas to the United States.
  12. 1863 Tuesday: The Civil War siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi commences on this date.
  13. 1865 Friday: Union cavalry finally catch up to and apprehend fugitive Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
  14. 1884 Monday: The Ringling Brothers Circus makes its debut.
  15. 1885 Tuesday: Under the command of German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, German troops colonize Cameroon and Togoland.  Imperial Germany is expanding her possessions around the globe, possessions they will lose after the First World War.
  16. 1910 Thursday: The passage of the Earth through the tail of Halley’s Comet causes near panic across the planet.
  17. 1911 Friday: A court in New York City handed down a conviction based upon fingerprint evidence; this was the first time in history that fingerprints convicted a criminal.
  18. 1913 Monday: California Governor Hiram Johnson, Republican, signed the Webb-Hartley Law prohibiting “aliens ineligible to citizenship” from owning farmland, a measure targeting Asian immigrants, particularly the Japanese.
  19. 1919 Monday: In New York City, the former 39th U.S. Secretary of State Robert Bacon died.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from January 27, 1909, to March 05, 1909.
  20. 1921 Thursday: Congress passed, and President Warren G. Harding signed the Emergency Quota Act, which established national quotas for immigrants.  Meanwhile, the 55th Associate Justice of Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Edward Douglass White, Democrat, appointed by President Grover Cleveland to fill Melville Fuller’s seat, died in Washington, D.C., on this date.
  21. 1927 Thursday: The silent movie, “Wings,” a World War I drama starring Clara Bow, Charles “Buddy” Rogers, and Richard Arlen, had its world premiere in San Antonio, Texas, where the film crew filmed it.  It went on to win an Academy Award for best picture.
  22. 1930 Monday: In South Africa, white women win voting rights.
  23. 1935 Sunday: T.E. Lawrence, also known as “Lawrence of Arabia,” died in Dorset, England, six days after suffering life-threatening injuries in a motorcycle crash.  Meanwhile, the National Football League gives the nod to an annual college draft, to commence the following year.
  24. 1940 Sunday: As the German war machine continues pressing its attacks across France, things are looking grim.  In some parts of the front, French armored forces are launching counterattacks, but they are few and far between.  Still, Paris is not yet ready to throw in the towel and still has hopes that somehow, they can turn things around in their fight against the Nazi juggernaut.  Meanwhile, Winston Churchill’s government is in communication with its leadership in the field and the two come to the same conclusion that they may have to evacuate the British Expeditionary Force- the BEF- from the beaches of France if things don’t soon turn around for them.
  25. 1941 Monday: The Fascist Italian commander in East Africa- the Duke of Aosta- surrenders with 7,000 of his remaining troops at Amba Alagi.  Out of 230,000 Italian troops throughout East Africa, only 80,000 remain.  The fight will continue on but soon all Axis resistance will lay down their weapons and surrender.  Il Duce let them down.
  26. 1942 Tuesday: The Second Battle of Kharkov continues on the Eastern Front as German panzer forces continue trading blows with Soviet units determined to prevent the fall of the city for as long as they can hold out. 
  27. 1943 Wednesday: In his second wartime address to the U.S. Congress, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill pledged his country’s full support in the fight against Japan.  That same day, top U.S. and British officials meeting in Washington reached agreement on May 1, 1944, as the date for the D-Day invasion of France.  However, the operation did not launch until more than a month later.  Finally, the German government declares Berlin “Jew-Free.”
  28. 1944 Friday: German defenses in Italy begin to collapse after the loss of the hilltop fortress of Monte Cassino.  Although they are forced into retreat, the Germans movement north up the Italian Peninsula is orderly and conducted with a masterly defensive withdrawal.  New defensive positions await them in northern Italy where the Germans will remain until war’s end.
  29. 1945 Saturday: In Germany, Philipp Bouhler, Chief of the Chancellery of the Führer of the NDSAP 06-1933 to 05-07-1945, committed suicide on this date.  Elsewhere, English songwriter and guitarist of the Who[i], Pete Townshend, is born on this date in Chiswick, Middlesex, England.  Meanwhile, the Battle of Okinawa continues as the Japanese severely bloody and beat up U.S. forces struggling to seize control of Ishimmi Ridge.  Elsewhere, Free French and British forces begin reclaiming Syria and other parts of the region from Vichy French forces.  The Arab citizens pour out in droves protesting their arrival as they have been dreaming of independence.
  30. 1949 Thursday: Dusty Hill, future bassist, and vocalist with the Texas rock band, ZZ Top[ii], is born in Dallas, Texas, on this date.
  31. 1950 Friday: Future member of the British rock band, Curved Air[iii]– Mike Wedgwood, bassist- is born in Derby, England, on this date.
  32. 1954 Wednesday: Postmaster General Summerfield approves CIA mail-opening project.  Elsewhere, future drummer with the Australian rock band, AC/DC[iv]–Phil Rudd (drums 1975-1983 / 1994-2015)—is born on this date in Melbourne, Australia.
  33. 1958 Monday: The United States and Canada form the joint North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).
  34. 1962 Saturday: Actress Marilyn Monroe sang “Happy Birthday to You” to President John F. Kennedy during a Democratic fundraiser at New York’s Madison Square Garden.  Meanwhile, Stan Musial breaks Honus Wagner’s National League hit record with 3,431.
  35. 1964 Tuesday: The State Department disclosed that it had found 40 hidden microphones in the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, USSR.
  36. 1967 Friday: The United States Air Force commences bombing North Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
  37. 1973 Saturday: Secretariat won the Preakness Stakes, the second of his Triple Crown victories.
  38. 1974 Sunday: Erno Rubik invented the puzzle that the world came to know as the “Rubik’s Cube.”
  39. 1979 Saturday: English guitarist and vocalist, Eric Clapton[v], weds the wife of his best friend, George Harrison, Patty Boyd Harrison.  His love for her sparked the love song that is as powerful today as it was then, “Layla,” recorded with his Derek and the Dominoes band.  Meanwhile, “In the Navy” by the homosexual musical group, the Village People[vi], hits #3 on the rock music charts.
  40. 1981 Tuesday: An Irish Republican landmine in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, killed five British soldiers on this date.
  41. 1984 Saturday: In the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Finals, the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Islanders 4 games to 1.
  42. 1990 Saturday: Heavyweight boxer Greg Page’s record falls to 31-9 when Mark Wills scores a TKO at 1:34 of Round 6 in a 10-round bout.
  43. 1992 Tuesday: The 27th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits Congress from raising its own salaries (what has happened to this amendment?) underwent ratification on this date.  Elsewhere in the United States, in a case that drew much national notoriety, the teenaged lover of Joey Buttafuoco, Amy Fisher, of Massapequa, N.Y., shot his wife, Mary Jo Buttafuoco, seriously wounding her. 
  44. 1993 Wednesday: The Clinton White House set off a political storm by abruptly firing the entire staff of its travel office; five of the seven staffers later won reinstatement and appointment to other areas of the government.
  45. 1994 Thursday: Former first lady Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis died in New York at age 64.
  46. 1998 Tuesday: In Nashville, Tennessee, heavyweight boxer Greg Page improves his pro record to 54-12-1 by beating George Harris via a TKO in the 1st Round.
  47. 2000 Friday: The bones of the most complete and best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton went on display in Chicago on this date.
  48. 2006 Thursday: A key U.N. panel joined European and United Nation leaders in urging the Bush administration to close its POW camp in Guantanamo Bay, saying the indefinite detention of terror suspects- namely jihadis- there violated the world’s ban on torture.  Bullshit- it’s what the scumbags deserve.  Meanwhile, lead singer of the British band, Freddie & the Dreamers[vii]– Freddie Garrity- dies on this date.
  49. 2007 Friday: Grotesquely overweight liberal filmmaker Michael Moore, releases his movie, “Sicko,” a dark ‘expose’ of the American medical system.  Putzes like him praise the medical systems one finds in Cuba, Venezuela, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, North Korea, and communist China; go figure.  At the Cannes Film Festival, reviews are mixed.
  50. 2008 Sunday: Barack Obama picked up the endorsement of Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia, less than a week after Hillary Rodham Clinton overwhelmingly won the state’s primary.  Elsewhere, Chinese stood still, and sirens wailed to mourn the country’s nearly 87,000 earthquake victims.
  51. 2009 Monday: Bahrain recognizes Kosovo as a free and independent nation.
  52. 2010 Tuesday: After the military stormed a protest camp in the center of the city, red shirt protesters set numerous buildings across Bangkok on fire.   
  53. 2011 Wednesday: Following the Obama administration’s placing of sanctions onto President Bashar al-Assad over his reaction against Islamists running amok in the country, Damascus condemns the Obama administration for its unilateral actions.   Elsewhere, as the people of North Korea continue starving to death, the United Nations World Food Program begins calling for assistance to help these downtrodden denizens of the world’s absolute worst nation.
  54. 2012 Saturday: Robert Spitzer, a retired American psychiatrist, claims his 2001 study was ‘fatally flawed’; the study falsely supported the myth that gay people could be ‘cured’.
  55. 2013 Sunday: Off the coast of California, U.S. Navy dolphins discover a rare 19th Century torpedo.  Elsewhere, the North Korean navy captures a Chi-Com fishing vessel and demands a ransom for the return of the ship and its crew.  Wow.
  56. 2014 Monday: The United Nations and the European Union send workers, supplies, and equipment to storm-ravaged Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia in the wake of floods that killed at least 36 people and hurt many, many more.  The floods left many people homeless and destitute, so the aid was a Godsend for the people.
  57. 2015 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, Prince Charles shakes hands with Gerry Adams, president of the Sinn Fein party, which was formerly part of the militant Irish Republican Army; Prince Charles is the first member of the British royal family to meet him.
  58. 2016 Thursday: Montenegro signs an accession agreement with NATO which will put the former part of Yugoslavia on track for eventual membership.  Each of the member nations of NATO will have to either yay or nay the entry of the country into the world’s largest and oldest military alliance but in a world where everyone trembles over Russia and the Chi-Coms, their entry should be welcome.
  59. 2017 Friday: Sweden dropped a rape investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who remained holed up in the Ecuadoran London embassy to avoid arrest and possible extradition to the United States to face charges stemming from the publication of thousands of pages of classified documents.  
  60. 2018 Saturday: Britain’s Prince Harry wed American actress Meghan Markle in a service that reflected Harry’s royal heritage and his bride’s biracial roots, as well as their shared commitment to put a more diverse, modern face on the monarchy.  In so doing, he would find himself booted out of the royal family and when Ms. Markle dumps him, he will be living on the streets.  Such is young love!
  61. 2019 Sunday: At historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, billionaire Robert F. Smith announces he will pay off the college loans of nearly 400 graduating seniors, urging them to pay their good luck forward.  God bless him.  Meanwhile 8 of 9 planets align on the same side of the Sun on this date.
  62. 2020 Tuesday: Neil Cavuto is still expressing outrage as are numerous other liberal talking heads and pundits due to him being unashamed that he is taking hydroxychloroquine sulfate as a preventative against the Chinese Virus.  Speaking of COVID-19, here are the stats for the world: 4,893,195 number of confirmed cases, 322,861 confirmed deaths, but 1,686,487 confirmed recoveries which is good.   In the United States, we have 1,558,631 confirmed cases, 92,258 confirmed deaths, but 297,153 confirmed recoveries which again is great.  In the three states where we have chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, we begin with California first: 81,795 number of confirmed cases, 3,334 confirmed deaths, but 0 confirmed recoveries since Gov. Gavin Newsom won’t provide them.  Next, here’s Hawaii: 641 number of confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, but 573 confirmed recoveries; thank you, Gov. Ige.  Finally, we have Washington state where they have a crackpot governor talking about ‘conspiracies from the planet Pluto,’ here are the stats: 18,811 number of confirmed cases, 1,031 confirmed deaths, but 0 confirmed recoveries due to the state not reporting them.  Meanwhile, communist China continues misreporting the statistics but sources within Hong Kong continue getting the truth out and the numbers are 10-15-percent higher than what Beijing is reporting.  Go figure.  
  63. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 165,457,298 confirmed cases, +571,756, 3,429,560  confirmed deaths, +11,341 and 145,664,210 confirmed recoveries, +65,660.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,795,693 confirmed cases, UP 23,533 from yesterday’s reporting, 601,879 confirmed deaths, UP 565,[viii] and 27,295,523 confirmed recoveries, UP 48,317.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]   
  64. 2021 Wednesday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, There Have Been 285,552 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 174,057 deaths.     
  65. 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: 3,772,275 confirmed cases, 62,754 confirmed deaths, and 2,014,099 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,299,596 confirmed cases, 36,287 confirmed deaths, and 1,903,074 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,889 confirmed cases, 492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 426,465 confirmed cases, 5,713 confirmed deaths, and 208,961 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Texas: they have 2,937,461 confirmed cases, 51,298 confirmed deaths, and 2,809,993 confirmed recoveries.[x]    
  66. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,221 confirmed cases, 6,395 confirmed deaths, and 832,232 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Cuba, a communist hellhole that liberal Americans for some unexplainable reason seem to worship and love: 128,094 cases of the virus, 834 confirmed deaths and 120,282 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  67. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,896.04, DOWN 164.62 points (-0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,299.74, DOWN 3.90 points (-0.029%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,115.68, DOWN 12.15 points (-0.29%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.38 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,869.20 per troy oz., -12.60 (-0.65%) while the price of SILVER is $27.79 per troy ounce, -0.23 (-0.84%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,194.50 per troy oz, -7.10 (-0.59%) while the price of COPPER is $4.59 per pound, -0.00 (-0.04%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,869.29 per troy oz, -33.59 (-1.16%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,200.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.70%).[xiv]    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 19.94.     In Venezuelan Bolivar, one greenback equals 248,487.64 (that’s socialism for you) and in Vietnamese Dong, a buck equals 23,045.00 and in West African CFA Franc, one dollar equals 532.50 of theirs.[xv]     
  68. 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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.144 per gallon, $2.887 in Florida, $3.886 in Hawaii, and $3.547 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Wisconsin: $2.877.  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- Kyrgyzstan: $2.313 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,305,687,729,011 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.  
  69. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– today is the 58th day in which the appointed ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has FAILED to visit the southern border.  What’s up with that?   Speaking of the border calamity, One America News reports today’s stats regarding JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- as of today, the cost of caring for illegal aliens is $519,152,882.  The number of illegals that have crossed into the United States this year alone sits at 1,555,337 invaders whom the Biden regime is dumping across the United States.  One America News reports the number of illegals in the United States is around 35,555,336 which is incredible, but we have long said that the numbers of illegal alien invaders is between 35-50 million which is not flipping good.  Round ‘em up and begin deporting them.  NOW.  Apparently, along with the more than a million who have flooded into the United States this year, the Biden regime is going to allow in an additional 260 ‘vulnerable illegal aliens,’ i.e., gays, trannys, and other victimized groups, into the U.S. every day where the taxpayers will pay their way.
  70. 2021 Wednesday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Colombian leaders confirm the death of prominent FARC leader Jesus Santrich- killed in Venezuela.  Venezuelan dictator (and former bus driver) Nicolas Maduro says he knows nothing about it.   In other overseas-related news, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi calls for a ‘diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.’  What is wrong, Mumbles?  Chi-Coms not dumping enough cash in your bank accounts. 
  71. 2021 Wednesday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– After Maricopa County, Arizona, Democrat election officials did their best to delete as much data related to the 2020 Elections, election auditors have announced they have recovered the deleted databases. 
  72. 2021 Wednesday I: Joe Biden News– A mushed-mouth Joe Biden spoke to U.S. Coast Guard grads and after telling them that ‘COVID-19 has prepared you to meet any challenge,’ he lit them up for not being overly enthusiastic about his incredibly low-key, incoherent speech and called them ‘dull,’ forcing them to applaud his stumbling, bumbling speech.  It was incredibly embarrassing to be sure.   Meanwhile, when a news reporter asked Joe Biden about “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ attack on him during the primary debates of last year over his record on busing, the slow-witted moron who resides in the White House said of her comments that her comments were ‘f**king bulls**t.”  (Note- increasing belligerence and anger is yet another sign of mental decline).
  73. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden Regime News I- the regime announces it is going to release 3 terrorists languishing in Gitmo.  (Note- why not try the SOBs and then execute them?).  Next, the regime slanders the impressive, peace-bringing Abraham Accords, basically labeling them as fecal matter.  Wow.  Next, the regime is offering little support to Israel.  It would appear that she will have to fight on in solitude against Hamas and Hezbollah trash seeking to destroy her.  Moving on, Joe Biden’s court-packing commission is meeting soon with answers as to how the Democrats can continue trashing the federal court system.  (Note- a McLaughlin poll says that 64-percent of Americans believe Joe Biden won’t be running in 2024 and that President Donald J. Trump will decimate “Kooky Kamala” Harris should this quack somehow become the Democratic Party’s sacrificial 2024 lamb).
  74. 2021 Wednesday K: Joe Biden Regime News II– The BIG Joe Biden regime news of the day is that the regime is lifting all sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline running beneath the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany.  This will bring cheap Russian natural gas to Europe.  What could be wrong with that?  Well, it provides the Putin regime loads of high-paying jobs while increasing his regime’s power and reach across all non-Russia Europe, something President Donald J. Trump fought against, and which Joe Biden has now overturned- and they claim the 45th president was a stooge of the Russians for four long years.  Wow.  What could be wrong with the Russians supplying the main source of energy to Europe?  Why have NATO?  Add to that Joe Biden shutting down the Keystone XL Pipeline on Day 1 and the Colonial Pipeline suffering a Russian hacking attack.  Again, WTF?  Yet, all we hear are crickets…
  75. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News I– The GOP is expected to release their ‘counteroffer’ to Joe Biden’s multi-trillion-dollar 2022 Budget soon.  We await it with bated breath.  Next, Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-FL 12th congressional district, ripped Health and Human Services Secretary (and California’s shame) Xavier Becerra a new one over the secretary’s stance on ‘partial birth abortion.’  Secretary Becerra sidestepped ‘partial birth abortion’ by mumbling about no actual law prohibiting the barbaric practice.  Ah, one must love the Pro-Death Movement.  Meanwhile, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, RINO-GA, says he is running for re-election in 2022.  Loser.  Elsewhere, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom released his 2019 tax returns.  Big whoop.
  76. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News II– Senator Tommy Tuberville, R-AL, seeks to codify into law what President Donald J. Trump sought to do back in 2017 and that is to keep U.S. soldiers, sailors, Marines, airmen-and-women, Coast Guard, and other military retirement funds out of communist China.  Back in 2017, the 45th president discovered that the five-member panel that manages military personnel retirement funds were going to invest the money in Chi-Com companies which means that money ALWAYS manages to find its way into Chi-Com military corporations.  That is insane, as insane as allowing the Chinese Communist Party to manufacture the pharmaceuticals the American people rely upon to protect their health.  We hope you succeed in this valiant effort, Senator Tuberville.
  77. 2021 Wednesday N: Political News III– The U.S. Department of Justice is creating a task force to combat Chi-Vi fraud in the United States and around the world wherever it may be connected to the U.S.  Next, President Donald J. Trump is encouraging lawmakers to vote against the proposed 01-06-2021 Capitol Hill Riots, aka the largest false flag operation in the history of American politics, ‘commission’ to investigate the events surrounding that day.  The Democrats do not want to investigate Antifa, Black Lives Matter, or any other domestic terrorist group, just the events of January 06, 2021, which means they want to investigate President Trump yet again, hoping against hope, they can somehow tar and feather him as some sort of Osama bin Laden.  Later in the day, the House voted to establish the commission with 35 Republicans[xix] joining the Democrats.   Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, hoped that Republicans would not vote ‘aye’ on this garbage and yet they did.  Sad, extremely sad.
  78. 2021 Wednesday O: Political News IV– A U.S. Army chaplain found himself reprimanded for being critical of the NEW U.S. Army’s ‘tranny policy.’  This occurred back on May 12 when Chaplain Major Andrew Calvert commented on his personal social media page where he expressed his religious views and mentioned his support for the ban on trannys serving in the U.S. military.  Once again, a conservative thinker is smacked down for sharing his or her personal views.  What a load of crap.   Next, despite what Pope Francis has ordered, U.S. bishops are going to begin debating Joe Biden receiving/not receiving communion over his Pro-Death policies.  We hope they excommunicate the old bastard.   He certainly is NO Catholic.  Elsewhere, ultra-left, Soros-funded hack Attorney General Leticia James says that investigation into President Donald J. Trump is now a ‘criminal matter.’[xx]  Soros’ ankle-biting dog strikes again.  Finally, attorney Mark McCloskey, R-MO, announced that he is running for U.S. Senate in Rush Limbaugh’s home state.
  79. 2021 Wednesday P: Political News V– In the city controlled by Mayor Lori “The Loser” Lightfoot, DS-Chicago, so far this year there have been 1,200 shootings.  Oh- she also will no longer permit white people to interview her.  Racist?  Of course, but Democrats claim it’s somehow not.  Go figure.  In the Keystone State, businessman Lou Barletta is running to replace the POS they have for governor now, the extremely corrupt Tom Wolf.  We hope he clobbers him.  Elsewhere, Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, is pressing the Joe Biden regime over its use of encrypted communications so as to avoid any type of oversight.  This is akin to Hillary Rodham Clinton having a private server next door to her basement crapper.  Can you imagine what would be said if President Donald J. Trump was the one committing this highly questionable act?  Ye gods, don’t even want to think about it.
  80. 2021 Wednesday Q: Miscellaneous News I– A medical panel recommends colon cancer screenings beginning at age 45.  Next, Southern Command plans to double its emerging tech areas budget in 2022.  Next, Yosemite National Park is going to require reservations through September so as not to overcrowd America’s most popular national park.  Elsewhere, Lollapalooza Music Festival returns in Chicago on June 29.  Elsewhere, Lamborghini projects a fully electric car by 2030.
  81. 2021 Wednesday R: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, we have the Super Lotto Draw #3561 with a $47 million jackpot on the line.  Next, we have the Powerball Draw #847 with a $201 million jackpot on the line for some lucky soul(s).   First, here are the results for the Super Lotto draw tonight- 04, 16, 18, 32, 44, and Mega 20.  Out of 125,265 winning tickets, the highest winners are THREE people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $15,174 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Christy’s Donut in Los Angeles, CA 90062; (2) Safeway Fuel in South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (they hit on May 08, 2021, too); and (3) Love’s Travel Stop in Westmorland, CA 92281.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball: 11, 13, 55, 56, 69, and Powerball 04.   Out of 83,446 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $14,910 apiece.
  82. 2022 Thursday: We are behind, yes, we know that…

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The next album by the Beach Boys was filler of sorts what with it being an album of covers done with acoustic instruments and vocals.  “Beach Boys Party” came out on November 08, 1965 and was received well even though the times they were a-changing all-right.  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), and Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  Brian Wilson had by this time suffered his first mental breakdown due to the constant stress of being forced by his family members to write hit songs and commercial albums as well as nonstop touring and friction with his abusive father Murray.  He also was experimenting with the popular drugs of the time so he could raise the level of his songwriting which was to come.  Great album for an increasingly contentious time in the history of the world which is why we encourage everyone to seek it out and enjoy.  You will be glad you did.

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

[ii] We look forward to sharing the music of this famed, “Little Ol’ Band from Texas,” ZZ Top sometime in the next decade.

[iii] Not sure as to when we will be promoting the music of Curved Air but when we do, you will be among the first to know.

[iv] We are not sure when AC/DC will be in the works, but you bet they will be at some point, possibly in 2027-2028.

[v] We should have promoted the music of Eric Clapton when we did the music of both Cream and the Yardbirds, but we failed to do so.  We hope to do it extremely soon so please remain vigilant for the day we do.  We thank you.

[vi] We hope to promote the music of the Village People in the not-too-distant future.  Don’t want anyone calling us homophobic. 

[vii] Not sure when we will do the music of Freddie and the Dreamers but one day, we most certainly will so continue reading our political site until we do.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xix] Here are the 35 RINOs who voted for the ‘commission’: Liz Cheney, WY, Tom Rice, S.C., Dan Newhouse, WA, Anthony Gonzalez, OH, Adam Kinzinger, IL, Fred Upton, MI, Jaime Herrera-Beutler, WA, Peter Meijer, MI, John Katko, NY, David Valadao, CA, Tom Reed, NY, Don Bacon, NE, John Curtis, UT, Brian Fitzpatrick, PA, Andrew Garbarino, NY, Tony Gonzales, TX, Dusty Johnson, SD, David Joyce, OH, Chris Smith, NJ, Van Taylor, TX, Chris Jacobs, NY, David McKinley, W. VA, Jeff Fortenberry, NE, Maria Elvira Salazar, FL, Mariannette Miller-Meeks, IA, Steve Womack, AR, Stephanie Bice, OK, French Hill, AR, Mike Simpson, ID, Rodney Davis, IL, Blake Moore, UT, Michael Guest, MS, Trey Hollingsworth, IN, Carlos Gimenez, FL, and Cliff Bentz, OR.  The 10 who voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump are here as are others whom we do not know.  Some are curious as to WHY Mariannette Miller-Meeks of Iowa would vote to establish this bogus commission after the Democrats tried to strip her of her victory.  WTF?

[xx] President Trump says this is yet another political witch hunt.

126. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 06, 2022

1987 Wednesday: Colorado Senator Gary Hart, who dared the press to catch him in an affair, suffers reporters catching him with his girlfriend, Donna Rice, and denies it. This will cost him his shot at the Democratic presidential nomination.

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126. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 06, 2022:

National Nurses Day, Kentucky Oaks Day, and Military Spouse Appreciation Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Strong;  U.S. Attorney General Philander C. Knox; U.S. Secretary of State Philander C. Knox; U.S. Secretary of War William Crowninshield Endicott; U.S. Senator Richard Shelby; WBA Heavyweight Champion Jimmy Ellis; Average White Band featuring Robbie McIntosh, Bad Company featuring Brian Howe, the Bee Gees, Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band featuring Bob Seger, Elton John (band) featuring Davey Johnstone, Foo Fighters featuring Chris Shiflett, Michael Jackson, and the Soft Machine featuring Mike Ratledge:

  1. 1501 Monday: In the Papal States, future 222nd Roman Catholic Pope Marcellus II is born Marcello Cervini degli Spannochi.  He would pick up his Holy Cross on April 09, 1555 and would carry it forward to May 01, 1555.
  2. 1527 Friday: The Renaissance ends as Spanish and German troops sack Rome in an orgy of looting, murder, and rape.
  3. 1529 Monday: At the Battle of Gogra, the Mongol Emperor Babur beats the combined Afghan and Bengal armies.
  4. 1757 Friday: During the Seven Years’ War, Prussian troops under King Frederick II forced Austrian soldiers to retreat in the Battle of Prague, but ultimately failed to capture the city.
  5. 1787 Sunday: The first Black Masonic Lodge, African #459, forms at Prince Hall in Boston, Massachusetts.
  6. 1808 Friday: Future 40th Associate Supreme Court Justice William Strong, first a Democrat and then a Republican (served: February 18, 1870, to December 14, 1880), is born in Somers, Connecticut, on this date.
  7. 1835 Wednesday: James Gordon Bennett published the “New York Herald” for the first time.
  8. 1840 Wednesday: Britain’s first adhesive postage stamp, the Penny Black, officially went into circulation five days after its introduction.
  9. 1851 Tuesday: Linus Yale patented the clock-type lock on this date.
  10. 1853 Friday: In Brownsville, Pa., future 40th U.S. Secretary of State Philander C. Knox is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President William Howard Taft from March 06, 1909, to March 05, 1913.  Prior to this position, Knox also served the nation as its 44th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he would serve under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt from April 05, 1901, to June 30, 1904, then became 40th U.S. Secretary of State and then finally a senator from Pennsylvania.
  11. 1861 Monday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis approves war between the Confederate States of America and the United States of America.  Meanwhile, Arkansas and Tennessee become the eighth and ninth states to secede from the U.S.
  12. 1863 Wednesday: The Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia ended with a Confederate victory over Union forces.
  13. 1864 Friday: General William T. Sherman and his troops begin the drive on Atlanta, Georgia.
  14. 1877 Sunday: Crazy Horse surrenders to U.S. troops in Nebraska.  
  15. 1882 Saturday: President Chester Alan Arthur, Republican, signed the Chinese Exclusion Act, which barred immigrants from China to the United States for 10 years took place on this date in history; however, Arthur had opposed an earlier version of the bill, which barred Chinese immigrants for 20 years.
  16. 1889 Monday: The Eiffel Tower officially opens to the public at the Universal Exposition in Paris.  The exposition also featured the first automobile in Paris, the Mercedes-Benz.
  17. 1890 Tuesday: The Mormon Church renounces polygamy.  (Tell that to Warren Jeffs and his group…)
  18. 1900 Sunday: In Boston, Massachusetts, the 36th U.S. Secretary of War William Crowninshield Endicott died at age 73. A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 05, 1885, to March 05, 1889.
  19. 1903 Wednesday: In Major League Baseball in a game against the Detroit Tigers, the Chicago White Sox commit a record 12 errors.
  20. 1910 Friday: Britain’s Edwardian Era ended with the death of King Edward VII; George V. succeeded him.
  21. 1915 Thursday: While playing for the Boston Red Sox, Babe Ruth hit his first major league home run on this date.
  22. 1916 Saturday: During World War I in the African Theater, Belgium troops march into Kigali, German East Africa.
  23. 1919 Tuesday: In the aftermath of the First World War, the Paris Peace Conference disposes of Germany’s overseas empire; German East Africa goes to Britain and France while German Southwest Africa goes to South Africa.
  24. 1934 Sunday: In Birmingham, Alabama, future Republican Senator Richard Shelby is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 01, 1987, and remains there to this day.
  25. 1935 Monday: The Works Progress Administration began operating under an executive order signed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
  26. 1937 Thursday: The hydrogen-filled German airship, the Hindenburg, burned and crashed in Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 35 of the 97 people aboard and a Navy crewmember on the ground.
  27. 1940 Monday: Author John Steinbeck receives the Pulitzer Prize for the novel, “The Grapes of Wrath.”
  28. 1941 Tuesday: In the USSR, Josef Stalin becomes the Soviet premier, replacing Vyacheslav M. Molotov.  Elsewhere, at California’s March Field, Bob Hope performs his first USO show before an audience of servicemen.
  29. 1942 Wednesday: During World War II, some 15,000 American and Filipino troops on Corregidor surrendered to Japanese forces.
  30. 1943 Thursday: During World War II, the British 8th Army opens an assault on Axis-held Tunis.   Elsewhere, in Maidstone, Kent, England, future keyboardist with the British rock band the Soft Machine- Mike Ratledge is born. 
  31. 1945 Sunday: As the war in Europe sputtered to its end, Nazi broadcaster Axis Sally made her final broadcast to Allied troops before fleeing.  Elsewhere, in Detroit, Michigan, future singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist with Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band- Bob Seger- is born.
  32. 1946 Monday: The New York Yankees became the first major league baseball team to travel by airplane.
  33. 1950 Saturday: Future drummer with the Average White Band[i] (1972-74), Robbie McIntosh, is born in Dundee, Scotland, on this date.
  34. 1951 Sunday: Future longtime guitarist with the Elton John[ii] band, Davey Johnstone, is born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on this date.
  35. 1954 Thursday: Medical student Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile during a track meet in Oxford, England, in 3:59.4.   Meanwhile, in the fight for Dien Bien Phu in French Indochina, two American pilots- James B. McGovern- nicknamed “Earthquake McGoon” for a comic strip character of the time and his co-pilot Wallace Buford bit the dust today.  McGovern- flying his 45th supply run to Dien Bien Phu with a full load of ammunition for his French allies suffered AA damage to the tail.  The plane was unable to complete its mission and as the C-119 struggled to make it away from enemy troops clipped the side of a mountain flying low through a valley, flipped over, and blew up killing the crew.  These were the first two American casualties of the Vietnam War.[iii]
  36. 1957 Monday: U.S. Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize for his book, “Profiles in Courage.”
  37. 1959 Wednesday: Art dealers sold the Picasso painting of a Dutch girl for $154,000 in London.  At the time, it was the highest price any living painter ever received for an original artwork.
  38. 1960 Friday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Civil Rights Act of 1960.
  39. 1962 Sunday: In the first test of its kind, the submerged submarine USS Ethan Allen fired a Polaris missile armed with a nuclear warhead that detonated above the Pacific Ocean.
  40. 1968 Monday: French student protesters and police clashed outside the Sorbonne in Paris, resulting in hundreds of arrests and injuries.
  41. 1974 Monday: West German Chancellor Willy Brandt resigned after one of his aides was exposed as an East German spy.
  42. 1975 Tuesday: Former WBA heavyweight champion Jimmy Young ends his professional career on a high note by knocking out Carl Baker at 2:48 of the first round of a 10-round bout.  His record improved to 40-12-1.  The fight occurred at Sports Stadium in Orlando, Fla.
  43. 1981 Wednesday: The U.S. expels ALL Libyan diplomats.  Meanwhile, a jury of international architects and sculptors unanimously selected the entry of Maya Ying Lin for the design of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
  44. 1987 Wednesday: Colorado Senator Gary Hart, who dared the press to catch him in an affair, suffers reporters catching him with his girlfriend, Donna Rice, and denies it.  This will cost him his shot at the Democratic presidential nomination.
  45. 1992 Wednesday: Former Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev delivered a speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, where Winston Churchill one spoke of the “Iron Curtain”; Gorbachev said the world was still divided between North and South, rich, and poor.
  46. 1994 Friday: In South Africa, Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress become the winners of the presidential elections.  Meanwhile, Lennox “The Lion” Lewis scores a TKO over Phil Jackson in the 8th round of their heavyweight title fight.  Finally, former Arkansas state worker Paula Jones filed suit against President Bill Clinton, alleging he had sexually harassed her in 1991.  Jones reached a settlement with Clinton in November 1998.  What’s more, a rail tunnel under the English Channel officially opens, connecting Britain and the European mainland for the first time since the last Ice Age.
  47. 1997 Tuesday: In the NHL, the Hartford Whalers become the Carolina Hurricanes.  Meanwhile, the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducts Michael Jackson[iv] and the Bee Gees[v].  Elsewhere, four health care companies agreed to a settlement of $600 million to hemophiliacs who had contracted AIDS from tainted blood between the years of 1978-1985.
  48. 2001 Sunday: During a trip to Syria, Pope John Paul II becomes the first pope to enter a mosque.  Elsewhere, the parents of Chandra Levy reported her missing to police in Washington, DC.  Searchers later discovered the intern’s body on May 22, 2002, in Rock Creek Park.
  49. 2002 Monday: “Spider Man” became the first movie to earn more than $100 million in its first weekend.
  50. 2007 Sunday: In France, Nicolas Sarkozy wins the presidential election.
  51. 2008 Tuesday: Chinese leader Hu Jintao arrives in Tokyo for a landmark five-day state visit to a country that devastated much of theirs in the 1930s and the 1940s.   Meanwhile, in the U.S. Democrat voters go to the polls in North Carolina and Indiana.  Senator Barack Obama, D-IL, crushes his foe, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY, in the Tarheels State while Hillary manages to eke out a win in Indiana.
  52. 2009 Wednesday: The state legislature of Maine legalizes same-sex unions in their state.
  53. 2010 Thursday: North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il reportedly meets with Chi-Com President Hu Jintao in Beijing on this date.   Elsewhere, Russian marines rescue the ship, Moscow University, and her crew of 23, from the Somali pirates who captured her the day before.  Meanwhile, Afghan protesters take to the streets to protest the mistreatment of their fellow citizens who have sought refuge in neighboring Iran.
  54. 2011 Friday: Al Qaida confirms the death of its leader, Osama bin Laden, and threatens revenge.   Meanwhile, President Barack Obama meets with the members of Seal Team 6 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and awards them with the Presidential Unit Citation.
  55. 2012 Sunday: In the second round of the French presidential election, Francois Hollande is confirmed the winner.  In so doing, he becomes the 24th president of the nation.   Elsewhere, due to misbehavior by Islamists in Egypt, the Defense Ministry in Cairo puts up barricades around its complex to thwart further attacks.
  56. 2013 Monday: Kidnap-rape victims Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight, who went missing separately about a decade earlier while in their teens or early 20s, underwent rescue from a house just south of downtown Cleveland.  (Their captor, Ariel Castro, hanged himself in prison in September 2013 at the beginning of a life sentence plus 1,000 years.  Meanwhile, Wal-Mart’s earnings surpass that of Exxon Mobil, becoming the largest company by revenue on the Fortune 500 list.  Finally, the U.S. Senate passes a bill that will allow the federal government to collect taxes on online sales.
  57. 2014 Tuesday: Former heavyweight boxer, Jimmy Ellis, died in Louisville, Kentucky, on this date at age 74.  During his career, he fought 53 professional bouts, notching up 40 wins (24 by KO), 12 losses, and one draw.  His career began on 19-April-1965 through 06-May-1975.  For a brief period, he owned the WBA heavyweight title.  Elsewhere, according to Brainy History, Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce company, files plans for a U.S. IPO.  Financial experts expect the offering to be one of the largest in the U.S. and may raise more funding than the Facebook IPO may in 2012.  Finally, the leader of Boko Haram- Abubakar Shekau- releases a video, nearly an hour in length, in which, he brags about kidnapping loads of Nigerian schoolgirls even though outraged liberals like First Lady Michelle Obama furiously tweet out tweets with the hashtag ‘Bring Back Our Girls.’  Oh, gee- absolutely scary.
  58. 2015 Wednesday:  Also, according to Brainy History, in response to terrorist dangers such as the January shootings at French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo, the French National Assembly passes a law to expand the government’s surveillance powers; critics warn that the act will violate civil liberties.    Meanwhile, Governor Larry Hogan, R-MY, ends his state of emergency declaration, one he issued in the wake of ongoing riots over the death of Freddie Gray.
  59. 2016 Friday: For the first time in four decades, the North Korean Workers Party convenes to discuss what to do next as the country faces increasing opposition and additional sanctions for its tests of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles.  What to do, what to do?
  60. 2017 Saturday: In exchange for numerous Boko Haram suspects in custody, the Islamic terror groups releases 84 of their kidnapped schoolgirls.  Meanwhile, France bans fashion models that are little more than human scarecrows and demands labeling of digital image enhancement of all models so sensitive schmucks aren’t body shamed.
  61. 2018 Sunday: The number of homes destroyed by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano reached 26, as scientists reported lava spewing more than 200 feet into the air.   Elsewhere, the Israeli Defense Forces come upon a group of Palestinian terrorists attempting to sabotage the border wall preventing terrorism from soiling Israeli land and in the ensuing melee shoots and kills three of the rogues and injures two others.  The Israelis also come across a Hamas border outpost and runs the buggers off.  However, Hamas releases video in which it claims they have breached the border wall and are infiltrating hundreds of jihadists into the world’s only Jewish state.  Track ‘em down and kill ‘em all.
  62. 2019 Monday: Surprisingly, Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah- after ‘global condemnation’- lifts the death penalty for gay sex and for adulterers.  (But you still can’t do it…or else).  Elsewhere, following President Donald J. Trump’s suggestion that he may impose billions of dollars of new tariffs on Chi-Com-made goods, the communist Chinese stock market topple by 5-percent by midday.  What to do, what to do?  (Note- the Chi-Coms must stop screwing us…)
  63. 2020 Wednesday: Word comes out today that Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York is going to hit every out-of-state medical professional who answered his call to come help the Empire State through its (self-imposed) COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis with state income taxes.  Currently, there are 3,755,341 confirmed cases of Kung Flu worldwide, 263,831 confirmed deaths, and 1,245,415 confirmed recoveries.  Thank you, communist China.  In the United States, we have 1,259,604 confirmed cases of the Wuhan Flu, 74,577 confirmed deaths, and 170,859 confirmed recoveries.  In California, we have 59,698 confirmed cases and 2,439 confirmed deaths but no mention of recoveries.  In Hawaii, we have 626 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 588 confirmed recoveries while in Washington state, there are 15,905 confirmed cases and 870 confirmed deaths but like California, no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Curious.  Meanwhile, communist China claims 88,423 confirmed cases of the Wuhan Flu, 4,633 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  Got to love their honesty (joke).
  64. 2020 Wednesday A: Long-time vocalist with the British rock band Bad Company[vi] (following the departure of original vocalist Paul Rodgers) Brian Howe died at age 66 in Lake Placid, Florida.  He served as the band’s vocalist from 1986 to 1993 and kept the band’s success alive.   Meanwhile, Venezuela announces that it is going to try the so-called ‘mercenaries’ captured a few days earlier by its armed forces in the nation’s civil courts, including the two supposed American ringleaders.  U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. will do ‘everything in its power to return U.S. citizens to the United States.’
  65. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 156,666,845 confirmed cases, +837,588, 3,268,876  confirmed deaths, +13,574, and 134,841,720 confirmed recoveries, +89,611.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,366,320 confirmed cases, UP 44,947 from yesterday’s reporting, 593,987 confirmed deaths, UP 839,[vii] and 26,014,813 confirmed recoveries, UP 79,672.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  66. 2021 Thursday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on JANUARY 20, 2021, there have been 279,095 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 219.83 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 184,438 deaths.      
  67. 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: 3,753,201 confirmed cases, 62,158 confirmed deaths, and 2,000,253 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,258,433 confirmed cases, 35,559 confirmed deaths, and 1,831,455 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,922 confirmed cases, 486 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 413,222 confirmed cases, 5,609 confirmed deaths, and 201,532 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Vermont, a place  that has two horrible senators- Bernie Sanders and Patrick Leahy should they become a flipping state: they have 23,296 confirmed cases, 249 confirmed deaths, but 21,007 confirmed recoveries as they won’t mention them.[ix]   
  68. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,828 confirmed cases, 6,374 confirmed deaths, and 831,331 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Bosnia and Hercegovina, a once communist country (well, part of a country) but now is free: 200,353 cases of the virus, 8,762 confirmed deaths and 163,445 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  69. 2021 Thursday D:  Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,548.53, UP 318.19 points (+0.93%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,632.84, UP 50.42 points (+0.37%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,201.62, UP 34.03 points (+0.82%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.82 per barrel, +0.11 (+0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,814.70 per troy oz., -1.00 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $27.39 per troy ounce, -0.09 (-0.33%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,256.00 per troy oz, -1.00 (-0.13%) while the price of COPPER is $4.60 per pound, 0.00 (+0.04%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,944.02 per troy oz, +0.81 (+0.03%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,300.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.68%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.09.     In Peruvian Nuevo Sol, one greenback equals 3.82 and in Philippine Peso, a buck equals 47.88 and in Polish Zloty, one dollar equals 3.79 of theirs.[xiv]     
  70. 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 $4.074 per gallon, $2.881 in Florida, $3.815 in Hawaii, and $3.502 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- New York: $2.978.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Ethiopia: $1.917 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,255,825,311,282 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  71. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, is suing the Biden regime over its refusal to deport criminal illegal aliens.  Excellent. Next, citizens living in border states in a recent poll show that people of ALL political parties believe that Joe Biden’s immigration policies (or lack thereof) are responsible for driving cases of the ‘VID as well as increasing human trafficking and the deaths of thousands.  We must secure our borders.
  72. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– The International Energy Agency- the IEA- has warned that Joe Biden’s policies are allowing the Chi-Coms to obtain greater control of dwindling rare mineral resources across the globe.   Meanwhile, Dr. Jill is meeting with military spouses during a stop in the Rocky Mountain State.  Next, the FAA is hitting unruly, mask-less passengers with massive fines.   In other Biden regime news, growing numbers of people are asking WHY the United States Postal Service now is SPYING on Americans’ social media posts?  Where the hell does the USPS get authority to do this?  Twilight Zone, folks, welcome to the modern-day Joe Biden regime police state.[xviii]   Finally, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona says, ‘kids will be back in school full-time by September.’
  73. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– House GOP leaders send a letter to Centers for Disease Control- CDC- demanding answers as to ties between teachers’ unions and the CDC.  The educators unions seem to hold a great deal of power over what the CDC says, allows, and does.  Next, Moderna is testing a COVID-19 booster shot which the pharmaceutical company shows promise in combatting the various variants.   Speaking of the vaccines, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says that the ‘Chi-Coms will be thrilled’ if the patents are stripped from BIG PHARMA’S vaccines as the communists will get their hands on them.[xix]  Elsewhere, Israel announces they believe they may have developed a drug that may cure COVID-19.  Thank God Joe Biden has no right to hand this information over to the Chi-Coms.
  74. 2021 Thursday I: Foreign News / Overseas News– Xi Jinping has self-bestowed another title atop his shoulders, “Helmsman.”  The last person to ‘wear this moniker’ was the late Mao Zedong.   What further proof does one need to understand this thug wants to be a global dictator?   Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken says that the U.S. will ‘stand with Ukraine against Russia.’  Boy, oh, boy.  In other fascinating news, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says that ‘Russian involvement, if not influence or interference in Brexit.’  Uh, okay.
  75. 2021 Thursday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– One America News obtained a letter from the Department of Justice to the state of Arizona attempting to STOP the 2020 Election audit currently going on within that state right now.  U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland swears the audit ‘could intimidate voters?’  WTF?  That is crazy, how is seeking to verify the election as free of corruption and fraud intimidating to voters unless of course, the timid voters actively participated in the fraud?   Speaking of election fraud, legislators in Wisconsin are proposing their own version of an election reform bill.  Meanwhile, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, signed into law the strongest election integrity bill in the United States.  God bless you, governor.
  76. 2021 Thursday K: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– The upcoming new Superman movie will feature a black actor playing the man of steel.  Awesome.  Will the next Black Panther be a white actor? 
  77. 2021 Thursday L: National Security News– well-known household name Honeywell has been fined for sharing U.S. Department of Defense data with foreign countries.  The fine is a mere $13 million so it would seem as though the Biden regime wants Honeywell to continue funneling national security information to the, uh, Chi-Coms.  Really? 
  78. 2021 Thursday M: Big Tech News– Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, is officially introducing his “Bust Up Big Tech Act,” aka BUBTA, an act with which to clean the clocks of social media titans and search engine leftist losers.  We have been personally assaulted by both social media and BIG TECH and would love to see both destroyed and their individual parts plastered around the world.   In other pathetic BIG TECH NEWS, even though there is NO direct connection between ‘From the Desk of President Donald J. Trump’ and Twitter, Jack Dorsey has closed the account.  WTF?   Speaking of Twitter, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, blasts Twitter for temporarily suspending one of her aides for no particular reason.   Moving on, a member of the Facebook ‘Oversight Board’ says that the referral on President Donald J. Trump was ‘lazy.’  An overseer at Facebook says the social media site should be less politically loaded (because we hope you guys are going to get broken up…for good).
  79. 2021 Thursday N: Political News I– The state of South Carolina adds the firing squad to its list of execution methods which also include the electric chair and lethal injection.  However, seeing as how namby-pamby suppliers of drugs for lethal injection many times will not sell the necessary items to states using them to carry out capital punishment.  Next Donald Trump Jr. says the Dems ‘want his father silenced because they know he resonates with the American people.’  Meanwhile, Senator Chuck Grassley, R-IA, is upping pressure to get to the bottom of Climate Czar John F. “Lurch” Kerry’s numerous Logan Act violations.  We want to know, too, why this POS is able to collude with an ENEMY who hates our country, and no one does anything about it? 
  80. 2021 Thursday O: Political News II– Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, DS, is colluding with a far-left Swiss billionaire so he can get funds to screw up gerrymandering efforts in states where changes in proportional representation and loss or gain of new House sets is occurring or is set to occur.   In other news, Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st congressional district, says of colleague, Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, is focused way too much on the past and not on the present and future.  We hope she is out next week.   NO MORE RINOS.  In other hilarious news, Governor Gretchen “Gravel Gertie” Whitmer, DS-MI, is set to receive a ‘profiles in courage award’ or some such dreck for her ‘handling of the pandemic in Michigan.’  What a joke.  This dingbat should be in prison.  In other news, Caitlyn Jenner- in response to critics going after her now that she is seeking Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom’s seat- says, “I move on.”  There you go.  
  81. 2021 Thursday P: Political News III–  A bar owner in California was busted for selling fake Chi-Vi vaccine documentation to people seeking them.  Next, Rep. Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, DSPUSA-MN 5th congressional district says, ‘it’s time to grow a backbone and end the filibuster.’  F— you.   Next, New York’s Sheldon Silver, former Democratic speaker of the state assembly, has been ordered to return to federal prison.  Elsewhere, TenCent is negotiating with U.S. authorities to keep its investment in the U.S.  Meanwhile, the FBI says they have close to 500 (440) arrests in the BIG FALSE FLAG OPERATION the Democrats and their storm-troopers of Antifa and Black Lives Matter ran on January 06, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol.  Yes, there were Trump supporters there but it’s clear to anyone with political knowledge that most of the people were left-wing infiltrators who nearly pulled off a coup of sorts but eventually failed.  The only ones rotting in the D.C. hoosegow are Trumpers while the Antifa and BLM thugs have all been sprung and in the wind.
  82. 2022 Friday: Stick around…

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This artwork is #0822 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Solitude.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album released by the Band was the self-titled, “The Band.”  Released on September 22, 1969, this album known as the “Brown Album” due to its album cover, was an even bigger hit their freshman debut.  Like their first album, it produced some powerful hits such as “Up on Cripple Creek” and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down.”  Once again, the band featured Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones).  What we have for you today is the “The Band 50th Anniversary Edition” (where the hell does the time go?), a deluxe version that came out on September 27, 2019.  This is a wonderful album, one we anticipate everyone will want to own because in this day and age of bullshit music, there is nothing more refreshing than a blast from the past such as the one we are promoting here.  Please seek it out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure. 

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[i] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Average White Band but hope to do it at some point within the next 25 years.  Stick with us as you will be among the first to know.

[ii] We will be presenting Elton John’s music at some point.

[iii] Martin Windrow’s superb book, “The Last Valley,” Da Capo Press, 2006 is an amazing helpmate for information on this famed battle.  Seek it out.

[iv] We project to present music by the Jackson Five and Michael Jackson sometime in 2026.

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

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

[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] The word is Joe Biden is outsourcing surveillance activities to other governmental entities so they can do the dirty work without as much oversight.  This is not good. 

[xix] Everyone knows that the Biden regime is closely tied to the Chi-Coms and will do their bidding on virtually anything so long as the ‘Helmsman’ demands it be done.

108. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2022

2019 Thursday: Attorney General William “Bill” Barr releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s findings on whether then candidate Donald J. Trump conspired with the Russkies to win the 2016 Presidential Election. The findings found NO trace of any collusion between Vladimir Putin and candidate Trump but also did not entirely clear President Trump of other ‘alleged’ or ‘suspected wrongdoings.’ Foaming-at-the-mouth Democrats were screaming, “See! See! The report did not say Trump didn’t collude; no, it only said no evidence could be uncovered.’ Ah, gee whiz, and so it goes…

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108. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2022:

Easter Monday / Tax Day / Patriots’ Day (Maine and Massachusetts), Boston Marathon

Vice President William R. King; U.S. Attorney General John Y. Mason; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Henry M. Teller; U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul H. O’Neill;  Colosseum featuring Tony Reeves, Moby Grape featuring Skip Spence:

  1. 310 Monday: St. Eusebius begins his reign as the 31st Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until August 17, 310.
  2. 1521 Monday: In the Diet of Worms, breakaway priest, Martin Luther, confronted Emperor Charles V and refused to retract the views that led to his excommunication from the Catholic Church.
  3. 1775 Tuesday: American revolutionaries Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Samuel Prescott rode through the towns of Massachusetts giving the warning that the Regulars were coming.  Later, people attributed the phrase “the British are coming” to Revere even though it is unlikely that he used that wording being British subjects and all.
  4. 1783 Friday: Fighting ceases in the American Revolution, eight years to the day since it first erupted.
  5. 1799 Thursday: In Hicksford, Virginia, the future 18th U.S. Attorney General John Y. Mason is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President James K. Polk from March 05, 1845, to September 16,1846.
  6. 1846 Saturday: R.E. House patented the telegraph ticker.
  7. 1853 Monday: The 13th vice president of the United States, (served 03-04-1853 to 04-18-1853), Democrat William R. King—died in office on this date.
  8. 1861 Thursday: Prior to the onset of the American Civil War, General Robert E. Lee rejects an opportunity to command ALL Union Armies but instead, elects to fight for the Confederacy.
  9. 1880 Sunday: A tornado strikes Marshfield, Missouri, killing 99 people and injuring 100.
  10. 1882 Tuesday: The 15th U.S. Interior Secretary Henry M. Teller assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Chester Alan Arthur from today until March 03, 1885, and then became a U.S. senator from the Rocky Mountain State.
  11. 1895 Thursday: The New York State government passed an act that established free public baths for all citizens on this date.
  12. 1902 Friday: Denmark becomes the first country to adopt fingerprinting to identify criminals.
  13. 1906 Wednesday: A devastating earthquake stuck San Francisco, California, which a raging fire then followed that swept through the city.  Estimates of the final death toll range between 3,000 and 6,000.
  14. 1910 Monday: Suffragists showed up at the U.S. Capitol with half a million signatures demanding that women receive the right to vote.  Elsewhere, Walter R. Brookins made the first airplane flight at night.
  15. 1916 Tuesday: Fighting continues between German Colonial troops and their South African opponents around Kondona Irangi.  The Germans are able to continue inflicting substantial losses on their Allied opponents which is tying down massive numbers of Allie troops that could be used to better purpose in the European theater.
  16. 1917 Wednesday: The Second Battle of Gaza which began yesterday in earnest is underway.  British artillery and warships begin bombing the hell of out the Turkish positions but the Ottomans being seasoned troops are not flinching.  They will put up a spirited defense to hold onto their hard-won gains.
  17. 1918 Thursday: As Czarist Russia continues imploding, German troops in Finland are fighting to cut off Russian forces fighting to maintain the incorporated nation in their camp.  Meanwhile, another breakaway country, Lithuanian, shows its new national flag.
  18. 1923 Wednesday: The first game at the original Yankee Stadium in New York occurred on this date; the Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox by a score of 4-1.  Meanwhile, Poland annexes central Lithuania.
  19. 1924 Friday: The first crossword puzzle book hits publication by Simon & Schuster.
  20. 1927 Monday: Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek forms anti-communist government in China[i].
  21. 1934 Wednesday: The first laundromat (called a ‘washateria’) opened in Fort Worth, Texas.
  22. 1936 Saturday: Pan-Am Clipper begins regular passenger flights from San Francisco to Honolulu.
  23. 1938 Monday: Superman, aka “The Man of Steel,” made his debut as the first issue of Action Comics (bearing a cover date of June) went on sale for 10 cents a copy.  However, in 2014, a nearly flawless original copy sold on eBay for $3.2 million.
  24. 1941 Friday: Yugoslavia is out of the fight and Greece is soon to follow.  The Axis troops continue pushing deeper into Greece driving all that stands before them farther south.  The German 6th Mountain Division arrives on the outskirts of Mt. Olympus. 
  25. 1942 Saturday: An air squadron from the USS Hornet led by Lt. Colonel James H. Doolittle raided Tokyo and other Japanese cities.  The B-25 bombers launched off the pitching decks of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet and flew to their targets.  Most caught the Japanese by surprise and since the bombing mission was a one-way flight, the planes that managed to avoid being shot down flew into China and ditched.  The Japanese were angry as hornets and went after the air crews with venom.  Many were killed where they were found.   Meanwhile, the first World War II edition of The Stars and Stripes underwent publication as a weekly newspaper.
  26. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, commander-in-chief of the Japanese Combined Fleet, died as U.S. fighters intercepted his aircraft as it approached Bougainville in the Solomon Islands and shot it down.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the British jazz-rock band, Colosseum[ii]– Tony Reeves- is born in New Eltham, Southeast London, England, on this date.
  27. 1944 Tuesday: As the Red Army continues rolling up the Axis in the Crimea, the Soviets capture the historic settlement of Balaklava on the western shore.  Any Axis troops not fortunate enough to be evacuated by sea to the west will wind up in POW camps…if they’re lucky.  
  28. 1945 Wednesday: Famed American war correspondent Ernie Pyle, 44, died by Japanese gunfire on the Pacific island of Ie Shima off Okinawa.  Elsewhere, Il Duce Benito Mussolini visits Milan in the hopes of being able to make a stand there with his remaining loyal Fascist troops.  Things would not end well for him there.
  29. 1946 Thursday: In Windsor, Ontario, California, Skip Spence, future original drummer of the Jefferson Airplane[iii] and later vocalist and guitarist with the San Francisco band, Moby Grape[iv], was born on this date.  Meanwhile, the United States recognizes the Yugoslavia government of Marshal Tito.
  30. 1949 Monday: The Republic of Ireland withdraws from the British Commonwealth.
  31. 1954 Sunday:  Colonel Abdel Nasser seizes control of the Egyptian government and proclaims himself the prime minister.   Elsewhere, at Dien Bien Phu, heavy fighting at Huguette 6 ends near dawn with the Viet Minh victorious.  The cost is high for both sides, the French are having difficulty replacing their losses while the People’s Army is scraping the bottom of the barrel in other parts of the country and bringing in teenagers to continue the fight.  There is hope among the French leadership that the U.S. will begin flying air missions to help them…[v]
  32. 1956 Wednesday: Egypt and Israel agree to a ceasefire over the Suez Canal Conflict.  Meanwhile, American actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier of Monaco in a civil ceremony.  A church wedding occurred the following day.
  33. 1958 Friday: Government troops retake Padang, Middle-Sumatra, Indonesia, from the Islamist thugs who had control of it.  Elsewhere, a United States federal court rules that poet Ezra Pound should receive his release from an insane asylum.
  34. 1963 Thursday: In the 16th NBA Finals game, the Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers by a final tally of 4 games to 3.  Elsewhere, Dr. James Campbell performs the first human nerve transplant.
  35. 1964 Saturday: In Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodger Sandy Koufax becomes the first pitcher to strike out the side on 9 pitches.
  36. 1966 Monday: In the NBA, Bill Russell becomes the first black head coach of a team, his former one, the Boston Celtics.
  37. 1968 Thursday: Great Britain sells the London Bridge to a U.S. oil company that plans to erect it in the state of Arizona.
  38. 1978 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate votes to turn the Panama Canal over to Panama on December 31, 1999.   (The American people did not vote for President Jimmy Carter to hand the Panama Canal over to the Panamanians who then hire Chi-Coms to operate it).
  39. 1980 Friday: Zimbabwe (formerly Southern Rhodesia) declares independence from UK.
  40. 1983 Monday: In Lebanon at the U.S. embassy, a suicide bomber kills 63 people.
  41. 1987 Saturday: A fellow skydiver rescues an unconscious colleague in mid-air.  
  42. 1989 Tuesday: Zimbabwe gains its independence.
  43. 1990 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States rules states could make it a crime to possess or to look at child pornography, even in one’s home.
  44. 1991 Thursday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores a 9th round TKO in a scheduled 10-round bout over Bruce Seldon, aka the Atlantic City Express.  Seldon’s record with the loss went to 18-1 while the “Atomic Bull’s” record went to 16-4. 
  45. 1995 Tuesday: Former San Francisco 49ers and current Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, Joe Montana, announces his retirement from the NFL.
  46. 1996 Thursday: A least 106 civilians die when the Israeli Defense Forces accidentally shell the UN compound at Quanah, Lebanon.
  47. 2003 Friday: In Baghdad, U.S. military arrives on the scene of a ‘biological testing center’ and discover that various of horrible diseases have been stolen.  Gone are cholera samples, HIV, black fever, polio, and other problematic diseases that can be used as weapons.   Meanwhile law enforcement authorities in the San Francisco Bay-area confirm that the headless body and dead fetus discovered washed up on the shore do belong to the missing Laci Peterson and her unborn child.
  48. 2004 Sunday: Sworn in yesterday, Socialist Party Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero of Spain says that in accordance with the will of the Spanish people, all Spanish troops serving in Iraq should be brought home as soon as it is humanly possible.   Elsewhere, following the death of its leader Abdel Aziz Ali Abdul Majid al-Rantisi, killed in an Israeli missile strike the day before selects a new leader but does not take to the streets to announce who the lucky thug is.  They know the Israelis might light up this POS, too.  
  49. 2005 Monday: In the Papal Conclave of 2005, senior cardinals signal no new pope has been chosen by sending up black smoke, the traditional method of signaling no decision.  When white smoke goes up, they have made their choice and will inform the world.  We will await the decision.
  50. 2006 Tuesday: Since becoming president in 2003, Chi-Com President Hu Jintao arrives in Washington state, his first official visit to the United States.  Meanwhile, Russian gas company Gazprom and customer European Union are having issues.  The head of Gazprom told the EU leadership NOT to politicize the delivery of cheap energy for the rest of Europe.
  51. 2007 Wednesday: People across the United States are protesting gun crimes what with the massacre at Virginia Tech earlier in the week.  Police announce their suspect is a Korean student named 23-year-old Cho Seung-Hui as the mass murderer.  The POS used two handguns to kill more people in 10 minutes than ever before.  Wow. 
  52. 2008 Friday: Ahead of trade talks between the United States and South Korea, the latter agrees to open its markets to U.S. beef from the former.  (Note- we find it amazing that we have all these allies who won’t take our goods.  What’s up with that?)
  53. 2009 Saturday: At a warehouse in Hunan, communist China, something goes incredibly awry when the place suddenly blows up killing at least 18 people in the initial explosion and wounding and disfiguring God knows how many others.   
  54. 2010 Sunday: President of Iran Mahmud Ahmadinejad calls for ‘alien troops’ to leave and suggests that the regional nations should settle things among themselves.  Tehran wants NO U.S. or other troops anywhere in the Middle East believing that Iran should be the dominant power in the region.
  55. 2011 Monday: Things continue getting out of hand in Syria.  In the city of Homs, anti-government protesters are angrier than ever after the Syrian military opened fire on people protesting the Bashar al-Assad regime.  A military officer who refused to fire on protesters undergoes execution himself.   Anti-Bashar al-Assad protesters are getting whacked all over the country.
  56. 2012 Wednesday: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission together complete rules to limit which firms are required to register with either or both agencies as ‘swap dealers.’  Elsewhere, the wimpified U.S. military is condemning photos of U.S. servicemen posing with the corpses of mangled suicide bombers.  At least two such incidents occurred.  (Note- they should have seen photos from the Vietnam War.  It was what it was).
  57. 2013 Thursday: Kepler-62e and Kepler-62f, two planets resembling planet Earth are discovered revolving around the star Kepler-62 in the habitable zone, an area around the stars whose atmospheric pressure can support liquid water at the surface.   Elsewhere, President Barack Obama visits the city of Boston.  Meanwhile, as a condition of talking to the Obama administration, North Korea demands that all UN-imposed sanctions on their country be lifted or screw off.
  58. 2014 Friday: About 80 miles northwest of the resort town of Acapulco, Mexico, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits but the authorities report only minimal damage.  Elsewhere, in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, pro-Russian thugs holding government buildings refuse to surrender them to Ukrainian authorities threatening an international incident.  Kiev needs to send in some worse thugs than the Russian scum holding them and evict them right into a prison cell.  This is what happens when an American president- Bill Clinton- promised the Ukrainians that ‘America would come to their defense if they would only surrender their nuclear weapons.’  This mess occurred shortly after the fall of the Soviet Union.
  59. 2015 Saturday: In Nigeria, 17 people die from a mystery disease within 24 hours of the onset of symptoms.  Tests show that the disease is not viral; however, currently, there is no identification.  Elsewhere, the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducts Ringo Starr[vi] (finally!), the Paul Butterfield Blues Band[vii] (finally!), Joan Jett and the Blackhearts[viii] (finally!), Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble[ix] (guy’s been dead quite a while), Green Day[x], Bill Withers[xi], Lou Reed[xii] (finally), and the Five Royals.
  60. 2016 Monday: U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter arrives in Baghdad and informs his counterparts that in an effort to defeat ISIS, the U.S. will be sending more troops to help Iraqi troops repel the murderous thugs.  Elsewhere, in the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, a migrant boat off the coast of Egypt, overloaded with Somali immigrants bound for Italy capsizes and at least 400 of the travelers drown.
  61. 2017 Tuesday: After a racist, anti-white gunman goes on a shooting rampage in downtown Fresno, California, law enforcement catches up with the murderous POS charging him with three murders as well as one or two others he committed several days prior to these crimes.   SHOOT him.   Meanwhile, President Trump visits Kenosha, Wisconsin, and signs an executive order with which to strengthen U.S. workers as opposed to foreign workers as well as to examine the number of H-1B visa handed out by the U.S. every year so BIG TECH can avoid hiring American workers in place of low-cost foreign workers. 
  62. 2018 Wednesday: In Managua, Nicaragua, as protesters march protesting cuts to social programs by the Sandinista government, pro-government gangs take to the streets and begin beating the living bejezzus out of them.  Such is the ‘communist way.’   Elsewhere as more information arises from Israeli air strikes into neighboring Syria appears, we learn that their targets were Iranian missile systems with which to target Israeli aircraft.  Well, the Iranians will have to start over…
  63. 2019 Thursday: Attorney General William “Bill” Barr releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s findings on whether then candidate Donald J. Trump conspired with the Russkies to win the 2016 Presidential Election.  The findings found NO trace of any collusion between Vladimir Putin and candidate Trump but also did not entirely clear President Trump of other ‘alleged’ or ‘suspected wrongdoings.’  Foaming-at-the-mouth Democrats were screaming, “See!  See!  The report did not say Trump didn’t collude; no, it only said no evidence could be uncovered.’  Ah, gee whiz, and so it goes…
  64. 2020 Saturday:  The COVID-19 Virus Crisis continues taking lives and ruining economies around the globe.  Many speculate that the Chinese- allied with the Democrats- set this debacle upon the world.  Rather funny how it sprang up in the death throes of impeachment.  Thank you, communist China, thank you, Democratic Party.  Around the globe, we have 2,310,572 confirmed cases of this horrible disease, 158,691 confirmed deaths, and 590,682 confirmed recoveries. 
    The United States claims 739,988 confirmed cases what with 38,928 confirmed fatalities but 66,357 confirmed recoveries.  Yet Democratic governors such as Gretchen Whitmer and the KKK governor of Virginia, continue locking down their states as though they are communists themselves.  One can only wonder why?  Meanwhile, our ‘friends,’ the People’s Republic of China claim 88,302 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed deaths, and 82,589 confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2020 Saturday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the former 72nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul H. O’Neill died at age 84.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, to December 31, 2002.
  66. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 141,015,440 confirmed cases, +932,847, 3,014,805  confirmed deaths, +12,651, and 80,500,382 confirmed recoveries, +659,474.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,867,364 confirmed cases, UP 102,620 from yesterday’s reporting, 572,627 confirmed deaths, UP 1,163, and 119,031,290 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[xiii] 
  67. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 247,359 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.   In other COVID-19 news, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says it’s ‘unlikely that the J & J Chi-Vi vaccine will be sidelined for good.’  We aren’t going to take that crap so you may as well send it to the Chi-Coms, the Iranians, or some other crap-hole country.  Oh, Dr. Fauci also says ‘guns are a health issues.’  No kidding- get shot by one and you have a problem but then again, so are knives and sledgehammers if misused.
  68. 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: 3,716,603 confirmed cases, 60,949 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,168,901 confirmed cases, 34,439 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,606 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 387,312 confirmed cases, 5,427 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Nevada, the home of fraudulent 2020 Election results: they have 310,239 confirmed cases, 5,365 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[xiv] 
  69. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,047 confirmed cases, 6,338 confirmed deaths, and 828,235 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- the West Bank, long a part of Israel: 279,273 cases of the virus, 2,983 confirmed deaths and 245,293 confirmed recoveries.[xv]  
  70. 2021 Sunday D: U.S. DOLLAR CONVERSIONS– Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Haitian Gourde, one greenback equals 81.80 and in Honduran Lempira, a buck equals 23.98.[xvi]
  71. 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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.968 per gallon, $2.826 in Florida, $3.745 in Hawaii, and $3.371 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Kansas: $2.676.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,186,291,746,801 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]
  72. 2021 Sunday F: GUNS-GUNS-GUNS– in the era of the FALSE PRESIDENT- Joe Biden- gun crimes continue unabated what a shooting at a bar in Kenosha, Wisconsin, early this morning that killed three and injured another three.  By midday, law enforcement had located a person of interest in this mass shooting.  Meanwhile, another mass shooting occurred in an Austin, Texas, apartment complex when an unknown shooter shot and killed three people and then vanished into thin air.  Police are going door to door searching for the scumbag involved in this crime.  Already, it would appear that more mass shootings have occurred under the Biden regime than in the entire Trump presidency.  Are people this upset with a phony president in the White House?  Are they upset over the phony president’s plans to strip them of their guns that they are pouring out of the woodwork like the cockroaches they are taking care of business before they are forced to mete out justice and/or punishment via baseball bats and meat cleavers?  What the hell is going on?[xix] 
  73. 2021 Sunday G: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE– Joe Biden plans to release 400 illegal alien families with their brats into the interior of the country per day by June 2021.  We are not going to provide care for this human refuse, Joe.  Let ‘em die in the streets.  Next, a Texas illegal alien holding pen for young girls gets shut down after a volunteer work dies under mysterious circumstances.   Meanwhile, a mumbling, stumbling phony president, Joe Biden, mutters that he has no numbers regarding refugees he is going to resettle in the United States but is looking at 60,000 this year and another 100,000 per year thereafter.  Thank you, f**king Joe.
  74. 2021 Sunday H: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS I– Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Australian government says they are in no hurry to reopen their borders that have been closed thanks to COVID-19.  Next, the Czech Republic expels Russian foreign embassy staff over link to alleged 2014 sabotage carried out by the Russkies that blew up a Czech ammo dump.  Meanwhile, we learn that the Chi-Coms are ecstatic over the weakness displayed by both senile Joe Biden and a feeble Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.  Taiwan, we’re coming for you.   Moving on, the GOP is demanding a stronger show of force as the Russian buildup along the Ukrainian border continues.  Invasion coming here soon, too.  We expect the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Iranians, and others are going to move simultaneously, and Joe Biden will be left playing pocket pool on the sidelines.  Speaking of Joe Biden’s impotency, former DNI John Ratcliffe says ‘America’s adversaries are taking advantage of Joe Biden’s extremely evident weakness.’ 
  75. 2021 Sunday I:  FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS II– President Donald J. Trump says, ‘it’s a positive and wonderful thing to be getting out of Afghanistan but is critical of the timeline of the withdrawal.’  He negotiated the U.S. departure by May 1, 2021, and Joe Biden has extended it to September 11, 2001.  Here is what we think: we think it’s a ploy by the Bidenistas to cause the Taliban to begin launching major attacks on U.S. positions and personnel so the United States can turn around and say, “Oh, woe, we have to remain in the s***hole country for another 4-8 years so we can continue profiting from the death and destruction.”  There is NO reason to remain in Afghanistan, folks.   Elsewhere, the Mossad announces that ‘yes, indeed, the Biden regime is working at getting back into the FAILED Iran nuclear program.’  Thanks for telling us this but we already knew this POS Joe Biden has no original ideas of his own.  Speaking of the Iranian fecal matter, they fired a barrage of rockets into a base utilized by U.S. contractors in Iraq.  Let’s light Tehran up!  Kill ‘em all!
  76. 2021 Sunday J: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS III– Joe Biden’s National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan claims that his boss, the incredibly fuddled Joe Biden is taking a ‘tough stance’ on Vladimir Putin’s Russia over its ongoing mistreatment of Putin critic Alexei Navalny.  Why Navalny returned to Russia is beyond us but hey, the Russians are doing horrible crap to the imprisoned anti-Putin, which is not right, but Joe Biden is going to do NOTHING about anything.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden’s climate czar, the incredibly phony John F. “Lurch” Kerry is ignoring South Korea’s complaints about Japan’s releasing of toxic water from its shuttered Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean. 
  77. 2021 Sunday K: POLITICAL NEWS I– Former President Donald J. Trump ambassador to Denmark Carla Sands is considering a run for Senator Pat Toomey’s seat in Pennsylvania.   Next, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that Joe Biden unlike President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is in an advantageous position to pack the U.S. Supreme Court.   Many in the GOP are confident that expanding the U.S. Supreme Court will be detrimental to the Democrats in 2022 and again in 2024.  Big flipping deal, the damage will be done and with tens of millions new illegal alien voters, it won’t matter.  Why are you people so obstinately stupid?   Speaking of other stupidity, new SEC Chairman Gary Gensler plans to increase rules and regulations (such as the ones President Donald J. Trump eradicated) so he can help make Joe Biden’s Green New Deal a reality.  Wow.  Going to be great.
  78. 2021 Sunday L: POLITICAL NEWS II– The Grand Old Party in the Peach State has censured not only Governor Brian Kemp, RINO, and others among statewide leadership over their failure to adequately address President Donald J. Trump’s concerns over election fraud.  Speaking of Governor Kemp, former Democrat-turned-Republican Vernon Jones announced yesterday that he is going to primary Gov. Kemp.  Poor Governor Kemp, he should have stood by President Trump as should have Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, another RINO POS.  We hope they lose in next year’s primaries.   Meanwhile, Congressman Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, criticizes befuddled old Joe Biden’s work schedule, says that he is ‘not working hard enough like a purported U.S. president.’  Elsewhere, we learn today that the National Security Agency- the NSA- is targeting U.S. Navy officers who are pro-Trump instead of targeting foreign enemies abroad.  Wow.  How sad.  Are we beginning to see the beginning of America’s first Soviet-style purge of military officers?  Wow.   Finally, at a Lincoln Day fundraiser in Florida, President Donald J. Trump received a thunderous standing ovation from hundreds of assembled guests.  “Miss him yet?”  You better believe we all do.
  79. 2021 Sunday M: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– Elon Musk beats out Jeff Bezos and Amazon getting a $3 billion NASA contract with which to return Americans to the moon. Moving on, a Rasmussen poll says that 54-percent of likely American voters disapprove of what the Democrat-controlled Congress is doing.  We bet it’s way higher than that.   Another poll shows that since the Democrats stole the 2020 Presidential Election, CNN’s ratings have plummeted by 54-percent.  Equally hateful MSNBC also has seen severe losses in viewership.  Next, an Antifa watchdog group has released the mugshots of all the Black Lives Matter and Antifa thugs and punks arrested in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, for the world to see.  Most of them are spoiled white punks which leads us to reiterate what we have said before: when two generations of young people are spared the belt across their bare asses, this is what you end up with- punks.   Speaking of Brooklyn Center, riots continue in that city as well as in other cities across the nation as leftist scumbags prepare for the verdict in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.   Finally, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, says the lawsuit the state has on Joe Biden will force the feeble old fool to ‘enforce the law’ instead of avoiding it.
  80. 2022 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 505,019,209 confirmed cases, +211,451, 6,224,359 confirmed deaths, +1,092 and 456,444,263 confirmed recoveries, +441,770. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,355,416 confirmed cases, UP 39,068 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,015,697 confirmed deaths, UP 246,[xx] and 80,225,326 confirmed recoveries, UP to 23,012.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxi]
  81. 2022 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 566,404 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 201,649 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 453 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  82. 2022 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,156,797 confirmed cases, 89,796 confirmed deaths, and 8,919,596 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,929,190 confirmed cases, 73,738 confirmed deaths, and 5,804,029 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 243,299 confirmed cases, 1,390 confirmed deaths, and 237,374 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,474,548 confirmed cases, 12,619 confirmed deaths, and 1,436,006 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., District of Columbia: they have 139,772 confirmed cases, 1,333 confirmed deaths, and 134,348 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]   
  83. 2022 Monday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,036,384 confirmed cases, 10,647 confirmed deaths, and 3,941,841 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Diamond Princess, 216th place on the list: 712 cases of the virus, 13 confirmed death and 699 confirmed recoveries.[xxiii]                        
  84. 2022 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,411.69, DOWN 39.54 points (-0.11%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,332.36 DOWN 18.72 points (-18.72%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,391.69, DOWN 0.90 points (-0.02%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $107.59 per barrel, +0.64 (+0.60%).  The price of GOLD is $1,980.10 per troy oz., +5.20 (+0.26%) while the price of SILVER is $26.04 per troy ounce, +0.34 (+1.32%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,016.70 per troy oz, +22.50 (+2.26%) while the price of COPPER is $4.80 per pound, +0.08 (+1.67%).[xxiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,442.24 per troy oz., +73.78 (+3.11%). The price of RHODIUM is $19,200.00 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,085,000.00 per CNY/T, -25,000.00 (-2.25%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,285.50 per USD/T, +49.50 (+1.53%). The price of ZINC is $4,412.00 per USD/T., -49.50 (-1.11%).   The price of COCOA is $2,525.00 per USD/T, -58.00 (-2.25%).  The price of COFFEE is $223.85 per USD/T, +0.25 (+0.11%).  The price of LUMBER is $914.70 USD 1,000 board feet +25.70 (+2.89%).[xxv]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.36 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.93 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 19.82, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 80.00 of theirs.    In Malaysian Ringgit, one greenback equals 4.25 and in Maldivian Rufiyaa, a buck equals 15.42 and in Mauritanian Ouguiya, one dollar equals 95.53 of theirs.[xxvi]       
  85. 2022 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.708 per gallon, $4.003 in Florida, $5.226 in Hawaii, and $4.673 in Washington state.[xxvii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Kansas- $3.662.  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 20th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Ethiopia: $2.349 per U.S. Gallon.[xxviii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,393,303,494,350 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxix]  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 Kuwait the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Sweden.  This nation holds $47,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  86. 2022 Monday F: For us, the day after Easter is still another holiday…at least in professional foodservice.  Join us for a drink- you know where to find me.

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This artwork is #0804 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sky of Gold.”  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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Record companies being what they are- capitalist, money-making entities- and God bless them for that- released Rick Danko’s next album, “Live at the Tin Angel 1999” on May 10, 2011.  Rick was a talented musician and a unique vocalist; his style could evoke emotions that could overwhelm his listeners.  The record company offered two discs with more than 30 tunes from two shows he performed on this legendary night.  If you love the man, his music, as well as the Band, we hope you will seek this one out, give it a listen if you can and then consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we think you will be glad you did.  Look for it now.

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[i] This is the TRUE government of China, Nationalist China which is FREE China.  Although these people inhabit Taiwan, the former island of Formosa, they are the true owners of mainland China, too, and the sooner they reclaim their birthright, the sooner the world will heal.

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

[iii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.

[iv] We promoted the music of the famed San Francisco, California, rock band, Moby Grape, on Monday, 09-April-2012 through Monday, 23-April-2012.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

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

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

[vii] We hope to share the music of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band as well as Al Kooper sometime in the next 10-15 years.  We hope you will remain with us as loyal readers.

[viii] Not sure when we will begin celebrating the music of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts but when we do…you will be among the first to know.

[ix] As to when we will celebrate the life, times, and music of the late great Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble, we haven’t a clue so stay alert for the day we finally do.

[x] We doubt we will ever do the music of Green Day.

[xi] We hope to celebrate the music of Bill Withers one day.  Please stay alert for when that day arrives.  You will be glad you did.

[xii] We began promoting the music of the Velvet Underground starting on Tuesday, 18-March-2014 through Wednesday, 09-April-2014.  At the time we promoted this famous New York City rock band, we failed to share the music of the man himself, Lou Reed.  We hope to rectify that mistake when we return to promoting American bands again.  Thank you for your patience.

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

[xiv]See previous.

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

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

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

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

[xix] Here’s another shooting we will lay at the feet of Joe Biden- the shooting in Laplace, Louisiana, yesterday at a child’s birthday party.  Six people were shot and injured there.  Is it not amazing how many gun crimes are occurring with Joe Biden in the White House?  By the time this POS is out of office (hopefully later this year), he will have set the record for mass shootings.

[xx] 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)

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

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

[xxiii] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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