171. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2022

2008 Friday: Like poor Tibet, Nepal also is coming under the sway of the Chi-Coms which leads to massive protests in front of the Chi-Com embassy. At least 700 Tibetans were there among the crowd, all of whom were arrested with three being slapped with charges of ‘anti-Chi-Com activities.’ Folks, who runs Nepal? The government of that nation or Beijing? The world knows the answer.

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SPRING SESSION 2022

DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 141[i]

171. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2022:

Juneteenth (substitute) Federal Holiday; Juneteenth (substitute) in 20 States, West Virginia Day (West Virginia), and American Eagle Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Attorney General Hugh S. Legaré; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Howard Mason Gore; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram and Benjamin Bristow; U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring; the Beach Boys featuring Brian Wilson, the Commodores featuring Lionel Richie, Duran Duran featuring John Taylor, the Four Tops featuring Lawrence Peyton, the Newport Pop Festival 1969 featuring Jimi Hendrix, the Miracles featuring Claudette Robinson, and Van Halen featuring Michael Anthony:

  1. 451 Tuesday: In eastern modern-day France, the Romans and their Goth allies beat the army of Attila the Hun on the Catalaunian Plains.
  2. 1567 Tuesday: By order of Don Enrique, Brazil expels its Jews.
  3. 1582 Sunday: Bishop Domingo de Salazar of Manila suppresses the Philippines.
  4. 1632 Sunday: The British crown grants the Second Lord Baltimore the exclusive right to develop the Chesapeake Bay region.
  5. 1667 Monday: The reign of the 238th Roman Catholic Pope Clement IX begins on this date.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until December 9, 1669.
  6. 1756 Sunday: Indian rebels defeat the British Army at Calcutta and imprison 146 soldiers in the infamous “Black Hole of Calcutta.”
  7. 1782 Thursday: Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the emblem of the bald eagle.
  8. 1791 Monday: King Louis XVI of France and his family attempted to flee the country in the so-called Flight to Vergennes, but their pursuers caught up with them and dragged them back to Paris.
  9. 1793 Thursday: Eli Whitney applied for a cotton gin patent.  The device initiated the American mass production concept.
  10. 1819 Sunday: The 320-ton Savannah becomes the first steamship to cross any ocean—the Atlantic Ocean.
  11. 1831 Monday: The 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, until today. 
  12. 1837 Tuesday: Queen Victoria acceded to the British throne following the death of her uncle, King William IV.  Meanwhile, in Smyrna, Ottoman Empire, the future 51st Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer, Republican, is born to missionary parents.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated him to fill the seat of Republican Stanley Matthews.  Brewer served from December 18, 1889, to March 28, 1910.
  13. 1840 Saturday: Samuel Morse patents his telegraph.  This would be a monumental game-changer, especially for ships at sea and for getting communications sent from one point in the world to another wherever the telegraph wires were laid.
  14. 1843 Tuesday: In Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Attorney General AND Acting Secretary of State Hugh S. Legaré died at age 46.  A Democrat, he served under President John Tyler as AG from September 13, 1841, and as Acting secretary of state from May 09, 1841, until his death today. 
  15. 1863 Saturday: The chartered bank in the United States occurs in Davenport, Iowa, with the National Bank.  Meanwhile, West Virginia becomes the 35th state of the Union.
  16. 1864 Monday: The Civil War Battle of Petersburg, Virginia, continues as the fighting takes place in the trenches between the Confederate and Union troops.
  17. 1866 Wednesday: Italy declares war on Austria.
  18. 1867 Thursday: President Andrew Johnson announces the purchase of Alaska from the Russians.
  19. 1876 Tuesday: The 30th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Benjamin Bristow left office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from June 04, 1874, until today.
  20. 1893 Tuesday: A jury in New Bedford, Massachusetts, found Lizzie Borden NOT guilty of the ax murders of her father and stepmother.
  21. 1898 Monday: En route to fight the Spanish in the Philippines, the U.S. Navy seizes the island of Guam from its Spanish defenders.
  22. 1907 Thursday: The first Portland Rose Festival occurs on this date.
  23. 1919 Friday: Germany ends its confederation with Austria as per the terms with the Treaty of Versailles.  The chancellor of the new post-World War I German republic, Philipp Scheidermann, a man who helped establish the republic resigns his office because he refuses to sign the treaty.
  24. 1921 Monday: U.S. Representative Alice Mary Robertson, Republican-Oklahoma, became the first woman to preside over a session of the House of Representatives.
  25. 1923 Wednesday: France announced it would seize the Rhineland to help Germany pay its debts from World War I.  This would be yet another massive slap in the face to the German people that would open their ears to the song of Adolf Hitler.  Stupid, stupid policy.
  26. 1939 Tuesday: The test flight of the first rocket plane using liquid propellants takes place on this date in Germany.
  27. 1940 Thursday: The 53rd U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring, a Democrat, left office on this day.  He served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from September 25, 1936, until today.  Meanwhile, as the Germans continue their advance through France to keep the pressure on Paris, the French negotiators prepare to leave for Compiegne where the Nazis have brought the railroad car that the Kaiser’s representatives were forced to sign the German surrender in World War I.  Adolf Hitler is jubilant as revenge has been on his mind for 21 years.  He wants the French humiliated worse than what Imperial Germany had to suffer.
  28. 1941 Friday: The U.S. military replaced the Army Air Corps with the U.S. Army Air Forces.  In 1947, the military abolished the Air Corps by creating the United States Air Forces.  Elsewhere, the Germans and their Axis allies in Eastern Europe are preparing to launch the largest land invasion in the history of the world in two days.  Air crews are receiving their briefings, artillery targets are being registered, and the 1.5 million troops ready to cross the frontier into the Soviet Union are enjoying their final days of rest.  War is coming and the Soviets are dozing on the other side of the border.
  29. 1942 Saturday: The Afrika Korps conquers Tobruk in North Africa.  Meanwhile, Nazi Adolf Eichmann announces the deportation of Dutch Jews.  On the Eastern Front, heavy fighting continues around the Crimean fortress city of Sebastopol as German and Rumanian troops continue fighting to batter their way into the city.  Farther east, the road to Stalingrad is underway as the German spring and summer offensive is moving south with growing momentum.  
  30. 1942 Saturday A: In the United States, future Beach Boy[ii], Brian Wilson, is born in Inglewood, California.  In 2022, we would celebrate the music of the Beach Boys and of each of its members.  Elsewhere, down in New Orleans, Louisiana, future member of the Miracles- Claudette Robinson- is born.  She would provide vocals.  
  31. 1943 Sunday: Race-related rioting erupted in Detroit; the governor sent in federal troops two days later to quell the violence that resulted in more than 30 deaths.  Elsewhere, the tide of war is definitely turning against the European Axis partners as Britain’s King George VI is able to visit the stubborn island of Malta that held out for so long against Axis assaults.
  32. 1944 Tuesday: The Nazis begin the mass extermination of all Jews at Auschwitz Death Camp.  Meanwhile, the Allies are advancing on all fronts in Europe.  On the Leningrad Front, the Soviets are advancing while the Allies are advancing in France and Italy.  Fighting is fierce.  Elsewhere during World War II, Japanese naval forces retreated in the Battle of the Philippine Sea after suffering heavy losses to the American fleet.  On Saipan, American forces continue battering the Japanese defenders who cling tenaciously to every scrap of geography.  It is victory or it’s death for them.
  33. 1945 Wednesday: Heavy fighting continues in the fights for Okinawa, the Philippines, and Borneo.  Meanwhile, a U.S. carrier force is softening up the Imperial Japanese forces clinging to Wake Island, one of the first places to fall to Japan shortly after the war began.  The Japanese have been sidelined here as recapturing the island did not fit in the main war plan of taking the fight TO JAPAN so the Japanese troops defending Wake are in dire straits.
  34. 1946 Thursday: The Big Four- the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union agree to begin the gradual withdrawal of Allied occupation forces from Italy.  The Soviets also agree to withdraw their troops from Bulgaria which although on the side of the Axis during World War II did not participate in Operation Barbarossa and also have traditionally been a Russian ally.  Still, they will be a part of the communist bloc.  It is what it is…
  35. 1947 Friday: Mob hitmen shot Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel dead at the Beverly Hills mansion of his girlfriend, Virginia Hill, apparently at the order of Mob associates.  Meanwhile, President Harry Truman vetoes the Taft-Hartley Act.  Elsewhere, in Clarksville, West Virginia, former 8th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Howard Mason Gore dies at age 69.  A Republican, Secretary Gore served under President Calvin Coolidge from November 22, 1924, to March 04, 1925.
  36. 1948 Sunday: The variety series, “Toast of the Town,” hosted by Ed Sullivan (for whom the producers later renamed the show), debuted on CBS-Television.
  37. 1949 Monday: The Central Intelligence Agency Act passes the U.S. Congress.
  38. 1950 Tuesday: Lionel Richie, future musician and vocalist with the funk-rock group, the Commodores[iii], is born in Alabama on this date.  Elsewhere, Willie Mays graduated from high school and immediately signed with the New York Giants.
  39. 1954 Sunday: Future longtime bassist with the Los Angeles, California, rock band, Van Halen[iv], 1974-2004—Michael Anthony—is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.   When Van Halen went on hiatus, he would join with vocalist Sammy Hagar in Chickenfoot.
  40. 1955 Monday: The AFL and the CIO agreed to combine names and merge into a solitary group.   
  41. 1960 Monday: Heavyweight Floyd Patterson knocks Ingmar Johansson out in the 5th round at the 1:51 minute mark of their scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship fight.  Besides improving his record to 36-2, Patterson won the NBA (National Boxing Association), NYSAC, and The Ring heavyweight titles of the world.  As for Johansson- aka the “Hammer of Thor”- his record went to 22-1.  He would face Patterson less than a year later and would also lose that bout.
  42. 1960 Monday A: In Solihull, England, future bassist with the wild British rock and roll band, Duran Duran- John Taylor- is born.
  43. 1963 Thursday: The United States and the Soviet Union signed an agreement to set up a “hot line” between the two superpowers.
  44. 1966 Monday: Sheila Scott completes the first round-the-world solo flight by a woman.
  45. 1967 Tuesday: A jury convicted boxer Muhammad Ali in Houston of violating Selective Service Laws by refusing to be drafter; however, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ultimately overturned his conviction.
  46. 1968 Thursday: American Jim Hines becomes the first person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds.
  47. 1969 Friday: Georges Pompidou took the oath of office as the president of France.  Meanwhile, at the Newport ’69 Pop Festival, Jimi Hendrix[v] appears for a fee of $120,000.  At least 150,000 people attended the event.  Besides Hendrix, also performing on this day were Ike and Tina Turner,[vi] Albert King,[vii] Edwin Hawkins Singers,[viii] Joe Cocker,[ix] Southwind, Spirit,[x] and Taj Mahal.[xi]
  48. 1973 Wednesday: Larry Holmes improves his professional boxing record to 3-0 with his TKO of Curtis Whitner at 2:14 of the first round in a 4-round bout. 
  49. 1975 Friday: “Jaws,” based on the book by Peter Benchely, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfus hits movie theaters across the United States.
  50. 1977 Monday: On this date, the first oil commenced flowing through the recently completed Trans-Alaska Pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez. 
  51.  1988 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds a law that makes it illegal for private clubs to discriminate against minorities and women.
  52. 1990 Wednesday: Nelson Mandela lands in New York City to begin a tour of the United States.  Elsewhere, as many as 50,000 people die as an earthquake devastates Iran.
  53. 1993 Sunday: In the 47th NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Phoenix Suns 4 games to 2.
  54. 1994 Monday: The authorities arraign O.J. Simpson for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman.  Before the judge, he pleaded not guilty to the crime.  Elsewhere, former airman Dean Allen Mellberg went on a shooting rampage at Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane, Washington, killing four people and wounding 22 others before being killed by a military police sharpshooter.
  55. 1997 Friday: Lawrence Peyton- longtime vocalist with the Motown group, the Four Tops[xii], 1953-1997, died on this date in Southfield, Michigan.
  56. 2007 Wednesday: Military operations in the eastern portion of Sri Lanka continue carrying out actions against the infamous Tamil Tigers, killing at least 30 of their soldiers.  Elsewhere, Australia’s Prime Minister John Howard announces that the nation is going to buy three warships and two landing craft from Spain to beef up their navy.
  57. 2008 Friday: Like poor Tibet, Nepal also is coming under the sway of the Chi-Coms which leads to massive protests in front of the Chi-Com embassy.  At least 700 Tibetans were there among the crowd, all of whom were arrested with three being slapped with charges of ‘anti-Chi-Com activities.’  Folks, who runs Nepal?  The government of that nation or Beijing?  The world knows the answer.
  58. 2009 Saturday: As the Arab Spring continues growing across the Muslim world, riot police in Tehran are finding their hands full with mobs of protesters demanding changes in their dictatorial regime.  This is ONE country that new President Barack Hussein Obama won’t provide help.  Elsewhere, jihadists near Kirkuk, Iraq, get lucky with a suicide bombing that propels 67 people up to commune with Allah far sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving at least another 200 in varying stages of suffering.  That’s the ‘religion of peace’ for you…
  59. 2010 Sunday: The Chicago Journal reports it’s been a busy weekend in President Barack Hussein Obama’s adopted hometown of the Windy City what with 40 people shot and seven of them dead.  Halfway across the world, similar issues are occurring in central Baghdad what with two car bombings ejecting at least 26 passersby up to meet with Allah sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving another 53 in varying stages of distress.
  60. 2011 Monday: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers grants private companies the right to create new website domains and suffixes.  Elsewhere, the Anglican Church in England considers permitting openly gay clergy members to become bishops.  Well.  Elsewhere, sectarian clashes break out in East Belfast, Northern Ireland, leading to numerous people being trucked off to the hospital and others to the hoosegow.
  61. 2012 Wednesday: Hospital authorities remove former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak–reported to be in a coma–from life support.  Meanwhile, a Syrian fighter pilot lands in Jordan and the pilot seeks asylum from the ongoing civil war.  Elsewhere, as southern Israel continues to brace under an ongoing barrage of (Iranian) rockets from the Palestinians, the Israeli air force begins to carry out sustained strikes on Hamas (and Iranian) targets in the region.
  62. 2013 Thursday: Instagram offers its users the ability to upload videos to its service.  Elsewhere, the Committee on the Rights of the Child accuses E-V-I-L Israeli soldiers of torturing Palestinian children and using the poor little bastards as human shields.  (Note- what a crock of crap!).  Elsewhere, in the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 4 games to 3 by a final score of 95-88 successfully defending their title from the previous year.  Knuckle-dragging cretin LeBron James is declared the MVP for the second year in a row.
  63. 2014 Friday: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko initiates a 7-day cease-fire, allowing troops to defend themselves but not to attack; during the cease-fire, separatists can turn in weapons and receive amnesty; so far, rebels have rejected the offer.  Elsewhere, the Obama administration rushes 300 U.S. troops to Iraq to help that government’s forces battle the ISIS thugs in the oil-refining city of Baiji.   Light these scum-sucking bastards UP.
  64. 2015 Saturday: After white racist Dylann Storm Roof murders nine African Americans at the church in South Carolina earlier in the week, mass protests break out demanding the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the Capitol building.   Meanwhile, in southern Pakistan, a heat wave peaks killing at least 2,000 people from heat stroke and dehydration.   Elsewhere, in Japan, one-thousand female robots named “Pepper” sell out in under one minute at $1,600 per unit; so says creator SoftBank Robotics Corp.
  65. 2016 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court- noting that it has already reviewed other such bans on ‘assault weapons’ (ALL weapons are ‘assault weapons’ whether they be a gun or a screwdriver or even fists)- refuses to hear other states’ bans such as Connecticut and New York.  What we need is a universal permit to carry arms, both out in the open and concealed.  Cleansing the nation of ‘gun-free zones’ would also enhance the safety of every American.  Meanwhile, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reports that the number is higher than ever what with endless wars, climate disasters, and economic impoverishment: 65.3 million people (which the Democrats want to bring to the U.S.)
  66. 2017 Tuesday: Following his arrest for driving under the influence, Tiger Woods checks into a rehab clinic to deal with his pain medication dependency and his ongoing sleep disorders.   Elsewhere, as outrage continues to grow over the death of 22-year-old American tourist Otto Warmbier at the hands of North Korean jailers, Young Pioneers Tours, the firm taking foreigners into the hellhole known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea says it ‘won’t be taking any other Americans into that godforsaken country as the risk is simply too high.’  (Note- if you remember, young Mr. Warmbier visited the nation, removed a poster from a hotel room wall for a souvenir and then underwent arrest, a bulls**t trial, imprisonment, and just before he died, Kim Jong Un sent his catatonic body home to his parents).
  67. 2018 Wednesday: Bowing to pressure from his political enemies and armies of wailing illegal aliens, President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order ending separation of families at the border, a policy that began under the previous administration but which no one conveniently remembers.   Meanwhile (and this is a good one!), the Chi-Coms express their regrets that the United States is withdrawing from the bulls**t U.N. Human Rights Council.  With dictators, thugs, criminals, and communists making up its membership, the organization is little more than a joke.
  68. 2019 Thursday: Leader of communist China, Xi Jinping, travels to North Korea to visit with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, the first Chinese leader to travel to the S-hole country in 14 years.  In other news, the Iranians commit an overt act of war when their military shoots down a U.S. surveillance drone which they claim trespassed into their airspace.  Almost immediately, the military-industrial-political complex in the United States as well as Democrats and pro-war RINOs begin banging the drum for President Donald J. Trump to launch yet another unnecessary Middle Eastern war.  Wow.
  69. 2020 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump kicked off his official 2020 re-election bid with a massive rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  What a barn burner, he seems unstoppable.  Moving on, here are today’s stats for the Xi Jinping special Wuhan bat flu virus, first the globe: 8,546,919 confirmed cases, 456,726 confirmed deaths, and 4,195,274 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,295,615 confirmed cases, 121,441 confirmed deaths, and 714,961 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 169,309 confirmed cases, 5,424 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 762 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 640 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for the CHOP state, Washington: 28,163 confirmed cases, 1,265 confirmed deaths, but sadly, like California, moron Gov. Jay Inslee will NOT REPORT the number of confirmed recoveries.
  70. 2020 Saturday A: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi warns Ankara, Turkey, that IF Turkish backed Libyan thugs attack Sirte, the Egyptian army would immediately strike out and destroy the Libyan rebels causing problems in their next-door neighbor.  The Turkish president had no clue as to what to say when faced with a genuinely formidable threat and so remained silent.  Good for you, President al-Sissi!
  71. 2020 Saturday B: In House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hometown of California, a violent mob of leftist ‘protesters’ tore down a statue of General (and President) Ulysses S. Grant.  Unbeknownst to these ignorant Black Lives Matter and Antifa trash rioters, Grant was the guiding military light of the Civil War on the northern side.  He freed slaves and was a strong proponent of recruiting newly freed blacks to serve in the Union army.  It is clear that these so-called ‘protesters’ are not about fighting for civil rights but are Marxists-Leninists in need of immediate extermination.  Time for good Americans to stand up and begin fighting back against this communist scum.  This is what we will get if “Pro-China Joe” Biden wins the White House in November.  VOTE TRUMP!
  72. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 178,960,779 confirmed cases, +14,417, 3,875,601 confirmed deaths, +8,968 and 163,779,820 confirmed recoveries, +386,650.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,401,712 confirmed cases, UP 8,542 from yesterday’s reporting, 617,083 confirmed deaths, UP 166, [xiii] and 28,694,843 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,439.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiv]  
  73. 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 299,177 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 160,472 deaths  
  74. 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: 3,808,305 confirmed cases, 63,318 confirmed deaths, and 2,069,775 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,356,248 confirmed cases, 37,555 confirmed deaths, and 2,141,281 confirmed recoveries, more or less the SAME numbers.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,284 confirmed cases, 511 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 449,446 confirmed cases, 5,866 confirmed deaths, and 220,934 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Oregon: they have 206,850 confirmed cases, 2,756 confirmed deaths, and 187,292 confirmed recoveries.[xv]   
  75. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,830 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Malta, 122nd country on the list: 30,588 cases of the virus, 420 confirmed deaths and 30,139 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]     
  76. 2021 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,290.08, DOWN 533.37 points (-1.58%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,030.38, DOWN 130.97 points (-0.92%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,166.45, DOWN -55.41 points (-1.31%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.50 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.20%).  The price of GOLD is $1,763.90 per troy oz., -5.10 (-0.29%) while the price of SILVER is $25.85 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.48%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,035.40 per troy oz, -5.60 (-0.54%) while the price of COPPER is $4.12 per pound, -0.04 (-0.84%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,465.42 per troy oz, -31.31 (-1.25%).[xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $22,000.00 per troy oz., -750.00 (-3.30%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $590,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). [xix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.66.     In Myanmar Kyat, one greenback equals 1,642.00 and in Eritrean Nakfa, a buck equals 15.00 and in Namibian Dollar, one dollar equals 14.24 of theirs.[xx]        
  77. 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 $4.229 per gallon, $2.947 in Florida, $3.987 in Hawaii, and $3.633 in Washington state.[xxi]    Let’s look at one other location- North Carolina: $2.880.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Argentina: $3.833 per U.S. Gallon.[xxii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,429,862,051,238 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxiii]  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 Canada, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is France with $111 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxiv]
  78. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day #89 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of America’s number one problem and to have yet shown up for a single day on the job.  Ah, well, Benny Johnson of Newsmax says that Customs and Border Patrol has arrested numerous terrorists on the terrorist watchlist as well as all sorts of criminals- especially sexual criminals- and yet more continue coming.  In other news we believe is related to the border, a Houston deputy’s home was invaded in a pre-dawn assault and his wife and 4-year-old stepdaughter shot and seriously wounded by unknown perps.  A week or so ago, news appeared that said the cartels were going to target the homes and families of Lone Star State law enforcement officers.   Thank you, Joe “F**king” Biden.
  79. 2021 Sunday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Speaking of the mess, Rep. August Pfluger, R-TX 11th congressional district, says that ‘illegal aliens are overrunning the 29 inland counties he represents.’  (Note- we urge Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, to put former Sheriff Joe Arpaio in charge of all holding pens for the illegal aliens).  Elsewhere, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, is seeking to join Florida and Idaho in sending law enforcement to help aid Arizona and Texas in repelling the illegal alien invasion.  Good.  Every RED STATE governor must send troops to defend the country.  This is akin to the emergency that surrounded the Alamo, only this time, the GOOD GUYS are NOT going to lose to the barbarians.
  80. 2021 Sunday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett says the ‘world powers must wake up to the dangers of the Iran nuclear deal.’
  81. 2021 Sunday I: Political News I– Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says that the Democrats’ ‘election reform bill’ is the ‘largest power grab in the history of the United States.’  Next, the Des Moines Register reports the results of a new poll: 64-percent of Iowans would like to see Senator Chuck Grassley retire instead of running for another term.  In other political news, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, is slapping back at Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and some Fake News media outlets for discounting COVID-19 treatments such as hydroxychloroquine.  Most of the Americans who ‘succumbed’ to the disease most likely wouldn’t have provided they’d been given Plaquenil® at the first signs of the Wuhan lab-concocted bat virus.
  82. 2021 Sunday J: Political News II– The person challenging Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, is a New York attorney, Matthew Putorti.  Previous to this, he was a ‘registered foreign agent for the jihadist state of Qatar.’  Wow.  Where do the Democrats uncover scumbags such as this?
  83. 2021 Sunday K: Miscellaneous News I– Washington state Native Americans are carting a 5,000-pound, hand-carved totem pole across the United States, to arrive in Washington, D.C., sometime in July where it will be on display throughout the summer.  The goal is to bring greater awareness to the protection of sacred lands to the indigenous peoples of the United States.
  84. 2021 Sunday L: Economic News– Economist Stephen Moore says that the Federal Reserve is way behind the curve on rising inflation which some experts claim is at or near 12-percent.  This is a tax on EVERYONE including those least equipped to pay for it.
  85. 2022 Monday: Folks, today is Sunday, Father’s Day Sunday, let’s hope it’s a slow news day as all the baby mamas will bring all their bastard brats to meet their daddies doing time in America’s hoosegows, today.

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This artwork is #0867 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Yuccas Are.”  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 Beach Boys album came out on June 12, 1983: “Rarities.”  Sooner or later, every band still performing who began in the early 1960s compiled a collection of so-called ‘rarities,’ thus we have this fabulous compendium of surf, sun, and fun music.  So, what do we have here?  Well, we begin with the Lennon-McCartney classic, “With a Little Help from My Friends,” followed by the Box Tops classic, “The Letter.”  After that, we have an alternate take of Stevie Wonder’s “I Was Made to Love Her,” followed by Brian Wilson’s “You’re Welcome.”  After that, we have “The Lord’s Prayer,” followed by “Bluebirds over the Mountain,” an alternate take, followed by a Dennis Wilson-penned tune, “Celebrate the News.”  We have an alternate version of “Good Vibrations” and gobs of other glorious tunes all lovingly compiled from the archives of this legendary group such as “Land Ahoy,” a live version of “All I Want to Do,” and several other unique and enjoyable cuts.  Seek this one out and add it to your daily playlist of the absolute best in summertime music.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] Yes, we fuck up in our templates like everyone else in the world.  It is what it be.

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of the Beach Boys and the group’s individual members- Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson as well as Alan Jardine, Mike Love, Bruce Johnson, and other members- at some point.  It will be a lengthy presentation rivaling if not surpassing the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Who, and Genesis.

[iii] When we do a comprehensive presentation of classic Motown and funk bands, you had better believe we will be doing the Commodores and Lionel Richie and a whole bunch of other famous musicians and bands.

[iv] At some point when we return to doing the music of American rock bands, Van Halen will be among them.

[v] We began promoting the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Jimi Hendrix on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Please check the albums out, you will enjoy them.

[vi] We hope to promote the music of Ike and Tina Turner together and separately at some point within the next five years.

[vii] One day, we hope to promote the music of Albert King.

[viii] Not sure as to when the music of the Edwin Hawkins Singers will occur.

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

[x] We began promoting the music of Spirit and of Randy California beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  Please seek them out and consider adding their music to your collection.

[xi] We definitely look forward to doing the music of the amazing Taj Mahal one day.  Remain alert for when that day arrives.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

167. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2022

2018 Saturday: Elsewhere, after a frantic search for a missing woman in Indonesia, horrified villagers find her body consumed by a massive python. This is but the second documented case of a humongous python engulfing a full-grown human being.

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167. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2022:

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Neil Goldschmidt; The Golden State Warriors vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers; Jethro Tull featuring Doane Perry, the Keef Hartley Band featuring Mick Weaver, the Monterey Pop Festival, the Pretenders featuring James Honeyman-Scott, Savoy Brown featuring Andy Silvester, and the Supremes featuring Barbara Martin:

  1. 455 Wednesday: A Vandal army sacked Rome on this date.
  2. 1567 Friday: Mary Queen of Scots enters the prison at Lochleven Castle, Scotland.
  3. 1586 Monday: Mary, Queen of Scots, recognizes Philip II of Spain as her heir and successor.
  4. 1755 Monday: In the French and Indian War, the French surrender Fort Beauséjour to the British leading to the expulsion of the Acadians who would eventually become the “Cajuns.”
  5. 1775 Friday: The Battle of Bunker’s (Breed’s) Hill takes place on this date as American Minutemen take on British troops. 
  6. 1779 Sunday: In support of the new United States, Spain declares war on hereditary foe, England and sets in motion the nearly four-year-long Great Siege of Gibraltar.  
  7. 1815 Friday: At the Battle of Ligny, the French army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte beats the Prussian army.
  8. 1822 Sunday: Denmark Vessey leads a slave rebellion against the whites in South Carolina.
  9. 1858 Wednesday: Accepting the Illinois Republican Party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate, Abraham Lincoln said the slavery issue had to be resolved, declaring, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”
  10. 1864 Thursday: During the Civil War, General Ulysses S. Grant begins the siege at Petersburg, Virginia.
  11. 1881 Thursday: Austro-Hungary and Serbia sign a military alliance.  Thirty-three years later, the two nations would be at the flashpoint of the Great War.
  12. 1883 Saturday: Baseball’s first “Ladies Day” took place as the New York Gothams offered women free admission to a game against the Cleveland Spiders; New York won the game, 5-2.
  13. 1884 Monday: The nation’s first roller-coaster goes into operation at Coney Island, New York.
  14. 1893 Friday: The first ‘lady’s day’ in Major League Baseball history occurred as the New York Giants admitted all ladies to its ballpark for free.
  15. 1897 Wednesday: A treaty annexing the Republic of Hawaii to United States undergoes its signing.
  16. 1903 Tuesday: Ford Motor Company was incorporated on today’s date as was the Pepsi-Cola Company.
  17. 1911 Friday: IBM had its beginnings as the Computing Tabulating-Recording Company as it was incorporated in New York State.
  18. 1917 Saturday: The first Congress of the Soviets gets underway in Russia.
  19. 1932 Thursday: President Herbert Hoover and Vice President Charles Curtis were re-nominated at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.
  20. 1933 Friday: The National Industrial Recovery Act became law with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s signature.  However, the United States Supreme Court later struck down the act.  Also, on this date, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was founded as President Roosevelt signed the Banking Act of 1933.
  21. 1940 Sunday: Marshal Henri Philippe Pétain becomes Chief of State of Vichy France.  Elsewhere, in Eugene, Oregon, future 6th U.S. Transportation Secretary Neil Goldschmidt is born.  A future Democrat, Goldschmidt would serve under President Jimmy Carter from September 24, 1979, to the ouster of his failed boss on January 20, 1981.
  22. 1941 Monday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ordered the closure of all German consulates in the United States.  He set the deadline for the closures for July 10.
  23. 1943 Wednesday: Comedian Charles Chaplin married his fourth wife, 18-year-old Oona O’Neill, daughter of playwright Eugene O’Neill, in Carpentaria, California.  Elsewhere- in Detroit, Michigan- future vocalist with the Supremes- Barbara Martin- is born on this date.  She would perform with the group from 1960-1962.  
  24. 1944 Friday: The State of South Carolina carried out the death sentence by electrocution on a 14-year-old black youth, George Stinney, for the murders of two white girls, 11-year-old Betty June Binnicker and seven-year-old Mary Emma Thames.  Elsewhere, future keyboardist with the Keef Hartley Band[i], Mick Weaver, is born in Colchester, England, on this date.
  25. 1947 Monday: In Kidderminster, England, future bassist with Savoy Brown, 1971-1972 (and with numerous other bands)- Andy Silvester- is born.
  26. 1954 Wednesday: In Mount Kisco, New York, future drummer with Jethro Tull, Doane Perry, is born. He would join the band late in its career.
  27. 1955 Thursday: The U.S. House of Representatives voted to extend Selective Service to 1959.
  28. 1957 Sunday: During the Algerian War, the French launch a major offensive to crush the Islamist resistance.    
  29. 1958 Monday: The Supreme Court, in Kent v. Dulles, ruled that artist Rockwell Kent could not be denied a passport because of his communist affiliations.  Elsewhere, Imre Nagy, premier of Hungary during the 1956 rebellion, underwent execution for treason.
  30. 1959 Tuesday: Actor George Reeves, TV’s “Superman,” was found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound in the bedroom of his Beverly Hills home; he was 45 years old.
  31. 1961 Friday: In Paris, while traveling with the Leningrad Kirov Ballet company, Rudolf Nureyev defected from the Soviet Union.
  32. 1962 Saturday: The New Yorker published the first of a three-part serialization of “Silent Spring” by Rachel Carson.
  33. 1963 Sunday: The world’s first female space traveler, Valentina Tereshkova, 26, was launched into orbit by the Soviet Union aboard Vostok 6; she spent 71 hours in flight, circling the Earth 48 times before returning safely to the USSR.
  34. 1967 Friday: The Monterey Pop Festival begins on this date featuring major musical acts from both sides of the Atlantic all in one place.  The opening act on Day 1 is the Association, [ii] followed by the Paupers, [iii] Low Rawls,[iv] Beverley,[v] Johnny Rivers,[vi] Eric Burdon and the Animals,[vii] followed by the closer, Simon and Garfunkel.[viii]
  35. 1978 Friday: President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos exchanged the instruments of ratification for the Panama Canal treaties.
  36. 1979 Saturday: In a show of defiance against the government of Hafiz al-Assad, the Muslim Brotherhood executes 67 sheiks at Aleppo, Syria.
  37. 1981 Tuesday: President Ronald Reagan awards the Congressional Gold Medal to Ken Taylor, Canada’s former ambassador to Iran, for helping six Americans escape from that nation during the hostage crisis of 1979-1981; he is the first foreign citizen bestowed the honor.
  38. 1982 Wednesday: In London, England, James Honeyman-Scott—lead guitarist with the band, the Pretenders[ix], dies at age 25 on this date from a heart attack resulting from cocaine use.
  39. 1987 Tuesday: A jury in New York acquitted Bernhard Goetz of attempted murder in the subway shooting of four youths he said were going to rob him; however, Goetz was convicted of illegal weapons possession.  (In 1996, a civil jury ordered Goetz to pay $43 million to one of the persons he’d shot).
  40. 1988 Thursday: Impeached and ousted Arizona Governor Evan Mecham and his brother, Willard, won acquittal by a Phoenix jury for the crime of concealing a $350,000 campaign loan.
  41. 1993 Wednesday: The U.S. Postal Service released a seven-stamp commemorative collection featuring Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Clyde McPhatter, Otis Redding, Ritchie Valens, Dinah Washington, and Elvis Presley[x].
  42. 1996 Sunday: Heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes improves his pro record to 65-5 with a KO of Anthony Willis at 1:13 of Round 8 in a 10-round fight.  Elsewhere, in the 50th NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Seattle Supersonics 4 games to two.  Meanwhile—in Russia—following a run-off, Boris Yeltsin won the first independent presidential election by beating Communist challenger, Gennady Zyuganov.   
  43. 1998 Tuesday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Detroit Red Wings sweep the Washington Capitals in 4 games.
  44. 2000 Friday: Once U.S. federal regulators approved the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE Corporation, the nation’s largest local phone company came into being.
  45. 2004 Wednesday: Rebuffing Bush Administration claims, the independent commission investigating the September 11 attacks said that no evidence existed that al-Qaida had strong ties to Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.
  46. 2008 Monday: California began issuing same-sex marriage licenses to gay couples.  Meanwhile, former Vice President Al Gore—much to the chagrin of Hillary Clinton—announced his endorsement of fellow Democrat Barack Hussein Obama.
  47. 2010 Wednesday: In response to the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, BP agrees to finance a $20 billion fund to recompense those who lost their livelihoods in the massive oil spill.
  48. 2012 Saturday: Egyptian voters continue to go to the polls in the second round of their first free presidential elections.  Meanwhile, the United States Air Force’s robotic Boeing X-37B spaceplane returns to Earth after a classified 469-day orbital mission.
  49. 2013 Sunday: Pope Francis blessed thousands of Harley-Davidsons and their riders in Vatican Square; the riders were celebrating the company’s 110th anniversary with a parade.
  50. 2014 Monday:  Thanks to President Obama, the U.S. may cooperate with Iran in identifying options to address the violence in Iraq, though such options would not include military aid; President Barack Obama has sent 257 troops to Baghdad to provide additional security for the U.S. embassy.
  51. 2015 Tuesday: In the sixth game of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors won Game 6 against the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 105-97, their first NBA title in four decades.  Meanwhile, real estate and entertainment mogul Donald J. Trump launched his successful campaign to become president of the United States with a speech at Trump Tower in Manhattan.  Elsewhere, South Korea announces another three dead to the rampaging MERS.
  52. 2016 Thursday:  In a significant act of virtue signaling, Philadelphia becomes the first U.S. city to slap a tax on sugary soft drinks.  You go, Philly, you go.   Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms continue to act like, uh, Chi-Coms with the cancelation of the Taiwanese children’s choir.  What did the children’s choir do to get the communists to cancel their visit to communist China?  At last month’s inauguration of President Tsai Ing-wen, the rambunctious kids sang Taiwan’s national anthem.  WTF?
  53. 2017 Friday: President Donald J. Trump acknowledged for the first time that he was under federal investigation as part of the expanding though phony probe into Russian election meddling as he lashed out at the top Deep State operative in the Justice Department overseeing the fraudulent probe.   Meanwhile, he tightens up on the open relations with communist Cuba that his predecessor Barack Hussein Obama had loosened while he was in office.  Finally, Amazon.com announces its plan to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, becoming an ever-greater monopolistic octopus.  How come Democrats don’t want to hammer them with a huge antitrust suit?
  54. 2018 Saturday: Communist China announced 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion in U.S. imports, including soybeans and beef, in response to President Donald Trump’s tariff hike on a similar amount of Chinese goods.  The Chinese also scrapped agreements to narrow the trade surplus with the United States.  Elsewhere, after a frantic search for a missing woman in Indonesia, horrified villagers find her body consumed by a massive python.  This is but the second documented case of a humongous python engulfing a full-grown human being. 
  55. 2019 Sunday: In Konduga, in northeastern Nigeria, three Boko Haram suicide bombings kill at least 30 people and wound countless others.  Elsewhere in an Israeli court, Sara Netanyahu, wife of the prime minister, admits in open court the misuse of state funds.  Her husband, meanwhile, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveils Trump Heights, a new housing project in the Golan Heights in gratitude for President Donald J. Trump bucking the rest of the world and acknowledging the Golan Heights as sovereign Israeli soil.  
  56. 2020 Tuesday: COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, continues kicking butt around the world.  Here are today’s stats: 8,085,932 confirmed cases, 438,453 confirmed deaths, and 3,918,176 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are today’s stats: 2,176,765 confirmed cases, 118,588 confirmed deaths, and 678,855 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 153,560 confirmed cases, 5,121 confirmed deaths, but like always, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 736 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 630 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the stats: 26,158 confirmed cases, 1,221 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Some states are threatening to shut down the openings that have already begun while others are plowing forward, damn the torpedoes.  Elsewhere, Kim Jong Un blew up a building north of the DMZ to show his anger over South Korea not fulfilling its ‘promises’ to the Stalinist state.  Oh, well.
  57. 2020 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order to begin the reformation of the nation’s police agencies.  Democrats screech ‘IT’S NOT ENOUGH’ and that ‘TRUMP IS A RACIST.’  Ah, well, we know the Dems will never accept anything President Trump does.
  58. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 177,743,872 confirmed cases, +344,056, 3,847,055  confirmed deaths, +8,020 and 162,244,329 confirmed recoveries, +40,390.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,364,085 confirmed cases, UP 11,720 from yesterday’s reporting, 616,088 confirmed deaths, UP 387,[xi] and 28,614,036 confirmed recoveries, UP 36,543.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xii]  
  59. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 298,182 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 161,467 deaths  
  60. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,805,294 confirmed cases, 63,220 confirmed deaths, and 2,068,335 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,352,995 confirmed cases, 37,448 confirmed deaths, and 2,131,518 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,134 confirmed cases, 507 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 447,658 confirmed cases, 5,840 confirmed deaths (DOWN), and 220,096 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Nevada: they have 328,194 confirmed cases, 5,635 confirmed deaths, and 308,538 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]   
  61. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,720 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Sudan, 118th country on the list: 36,304 cases of the virus, 2,732 confirmed deaths and 29,994 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]     
  62. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,033.67, DOWN 265.66 points (-0.77%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,039.68, DOWN 33.17 points (-0.24%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,223.70, DOWN -22.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.46 per barrel, -0.69 (-0.96%).  The price of GOLD is $1,819.90 per troy oz., -41.50 (-2.23%) while the price of SILVER is $27.31 per troy ounce, -0.51 (-1.82%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,121.40 per troy oz, -20.50 (-1.80%) while the price of COPPER is $4.29 per pound, -0.10 (-2.19%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,789.54 per troy oz, +26.91 (+0.97%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $22,800.00 per troy oz., +500.00 (+2.24%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.36.     In Macanese Pataca, one greenback equals 8.00 and in Macedonian Denar, a buck equals 50.52 and in Malagasy Ariary, one dollar equals 3,764.12 of theirs.[xviii]        
  63. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.227 per gallon, $2.962 in Florida, $3.978 in Hawaii, and $3.625 in Washington state.[xix]    Let’s look at one other location- Minnesota: $2.858.  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- Lesotho: $3.766 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,413,747,338,681 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxi]  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 India, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Singapore with $168 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).[xxii]
  64. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Friends, today is Day #85 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the border calamity and not to have shown up for a single day’s work on the job.  Still, President Donald J. Trump will be visiting the Texas-Mexico border with Governor Greg Abbott, Republican, on June 30.  Many are speculating as to whether the laughing jackass border czar will rush down to the border for a quick photo op or won’t show up thereby proving our point, she is little more than a low IQ, empty pantsuit, the former ‘mattress’ of California Democratic Party bigwig, Willie Brown.  Ah, well, speaking of Governor Abbott, the patriotic Texas governor said that President Donald J. Trump set a ‘high mark’ for control of the southern border.
  65. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Meanwhile, One America News shared the latest stats today concerning the border cataclysm: (1) Cost this day of caring for millions of illegal aliens: $585,083,840.  (2) Total Cost this Year of caring for the tidal wave of illegal aliens: $182,502,932,480.  (3) Total numbers of illegals who have crossed into the U.S. this year: 1,870,509.  (4) Estimated total number of illegals sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers: 35,870,508.  Note, we have said since 2009 at the blog’s inception that the total numbers were 35-50 million; now, we believe we have 75-100 million river-swimming, fence-climbing, and/or desert-crossing illegals in the U.S.  IF we deported ALL the illegals gobbling away at the benefits of being an American, rents and mortgages would precipitously drop, wages would go up, our students would become better-educated and would move through the educational system at a faster pace, Social Security and Medicare would be strengthened, and there would be far fewer Americans drawing unemployment and welfare checks.  There would also be less crime, fewer drunken driving fatalities, less rapes- especially of minors, fewer break-ins, less shop-lifting, you name it, our country would be in such better shape, it’s difficult to comprehend until you start comprehending it.  Yet, they want them here which to us verifies the veracity of the Replacement Theory.  Still, we say, BUILD THE WALL AND DEPORT THEM ALL.  NOW.  Update- “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, is sending law enforcement officers to Texas and Arizona to help defend the southern border.  God bless him!
  66. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Fred Fleitz, CEO of the Center for Security Policy, made the witty observation that the ‘Europeans LOVE decrepit old Joe Biden’ because ‘America is back.’  America is back meaning the U.S. will be footing the bill while the Europeans are allowed to renege on their obligations.  Speaking of Joe Biden overseas, the summit between he and Russian President Vladimir Putin failed to go the distance today.  Instead of going the full five hours promised by the ‘drooler-in-chief,’ it went about half that.  President Putin held a press conference first and ripped the U.S. leader a new one in subtle and witty ways while Joe then came out, held his, and we must say, the Aduhelm must have been working well today because we would give his press conference a C+ grade.  (Note- we don’t expect to see the feeble old perv for about a week now as he tries to recover from this challenging trip).   The two leaders apparently agreed to a return to the arms control treaty negotiations (all the while the Chi-Coms[xxiii] continue building a massive arsenal) as well as to the exchange of diplomats once again.  Former Rep. Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district, said it was ‘way too early for Joe Biden to be meeting with President Vladimir Putin.
  67. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, DS-CA, says that the ‘new system for checking his citizens’ status for the Chi-Vi vaccine are NOT a vaccine passport.  (Good- because we are not going to get this crap anyway- see you in November, governor).  Next, a new report says that at a pop-up vaccination site in New York City, medical personnel carried out 899 ‘jabs’ using defective vaccines.  Say what?  Yet another reason to avoid this crap.  Elsewhere, the U.S. government has spent more taxpayer monies buying 14 million Johnson & Johnson vaccines for overseas export.  Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says he is ‘yet to get a response from either the National Institute of Health (NIH) or from Health and Human Services on his questions about the China Virus.  Senator- you won’t get a peep from either the NIH or HHS.  Next, brave scientists are calling for investigations into various ‘scientific journals’ that dismissed the Wuhan Institute of Virology lab leak theory.’  Excellent.  ‘Follow the science,’ folks…
  68. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– “Kooky Kamala” Harris apparently trying to force a far-left agenda into the American economic system.  Not good, folks, not good.  Next- and this is the best one of the day- senile old Joe Biden is encouraging Americans to report radicalized family members, friends, and neighbors to the authorities so the RACE POLICE can swoop in and spirit them away in the dead of night to one of their black site secret prisons.  This smacks of the Gestapo’s Nacht und Nebel policy by which political dissidents disappeared during the dark of night.  Wow.   Meanwhile, the Biden regime releases its first list of top diplomatic nominees for overseas deployment.  Wonder where Rahm “Dead Fish” Emanuel will go?  Japan doesn’t want the POS.  Finally, Joe Biden is reversing yet another Trump Era policy by providing increased protections to tranny students, i.e., mostly ‘chicks with dicks’ students, what we used to call ‘exotics.’
  69. 2021 Wednesday K: Joe Biden News– When reporters asked fumbling Joe Biden if he STILL THOUGHT that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a ‘killer,’ the usurper in the White House did his best “Kooky Kamala” Harris imitation and broke out in maniacal laughter before forgetting the question.  Friends, this is embarrassing to have a mentally-incapacitated dimwit in the White House.  This is, indeed, the SHAME of our country.  Speaking of our national embarrassment, Joe Biden claims to have given President Putin the ‘what for’ during their short meeting.  Question: when everyone returns to the United States, will the U.S. Congress demand that Joe’s interpreters appear before congressional committees and tell the lawmakers what was really said and how poorly Joe’s performance was?[xxiv]  Remember, after President Donald J. Trump met with his Russian counterpart, Democrats were demanding the interpreters testify to exactly what was said during the two leaders’ private meeting.  (Note- we don’t expect this will ever happen).
  70. 2021 Wednesday L: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger feeling intense heat down his backside is now going to investigate the missing ballots transfer documents and chain of custody.  From what we hear, there were more illegal ballots in Fulton County, Georgia, than anywhere else in the state and it’s clear that if an HONEST and IMPARTIAL audit is conducted, we will learn the truth.  We await more information…
  71. 2021 Wednesday M: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– New reports suggest that law enforcement recruitment is way, way down, while retirements are skyrocketing.  We imagine many law enforcement officers could find employment in Arizona and Texas, especially if those two states are going to continue fortifying their frontiers and creating their own statewide border patrols.
  72. 2021 Wednesday N: Political News I– New York City finds itself being consumed by a self-made problem: in midtown Manhattan, tens of thousands of ‘urban outdoorsmen’ have set up tent cities.  Wow.  Next, the House GOP seeks a review of BIG TECH’S close ties to the Chi-Coms.   In other news, Texas Democrats are launching a last-ditch effort to stop the Constitutional Carry Bill becoming the law of the Lone Star State.  Screw the little wimps. Elsewhere, Chicago Mayor Lori “The Loser” Lightfoot is seeking to halt alcohol sales after midnight.  Uh, what will this accomplish?  People will buy their liquor at 11:59 P.M.   Finally, Pennsylvania Democrat Rep. Madeleine Dean, 4th congressional district, is NOT going to seek the seat of outgoing RINO Senator Pat Toomey.
  73. 2021 Wednesday O: Political News II– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, proposes changes to Dem-backed voting bill newly renamed from the “For the People Act” to the “John Lewis Voting Rights Act” which means it’s still the same old shit, repackaged, and returned to the shelf.  NO one buy this stinking piece of crap bill.  Meanwhile, Rep. Greg Steube, R-FL 17th congressional district, working on behalf of the family of Ashli Babbitt says information on her shooting death at the U.S. Capitol Building during the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021, is difficult to come by.  He is seeking answer as to whom the Capitol Hill police officer who shot her dead is and the circumstances as to WHY he shot her, an unarmed woman, attempting to climb through a broken window.  Moving on, GOP House and Senate members return to Washington, D.C., to hold their weekly conference.  Republicans- how about this: how about demanding answers as to WTF the Capitol Hill protesters are still locked up, mostly in solitary confinement?  IF you don’t defend these people, one day, the government will come for you.[xxv]
  74. 2021 Wednesday P: NASA, Space, and UFO News– Noted UFO filmmaker Jeremy Corbell says that when the UFO report comes out later this month, it will reveal uncomfortable truths for the American people.  Mr. Corbell told Rob Schmitt on Newsmax that the New York Times has said that the report will leave out the possibility of the technology being seen is a secret U.S. military program much less a Chi-Com or Russian program.  That will leave us with but one simple truth: it’s from somewhere else, NOT of this Earth.  Look, if it were Chi-Com, Russian, Iranian, or North Korean, do you think they would not already be ruling the planet?  Of course it’s from somewhere else and that means there is little to nothing we can do about it except await its arrival.  Elsewhere, SpaceX supposedly ignored an FAA warning regarding the launch of its Starship SN8 launch in December 2020.  We are sure Elon Musk had good reasons to blow off the FAA.
  75. 2021 Wednesday Q: Big Tech News– Amazon.com has introduced its new surveillance system to grocery stores.
  76. 2021 Wednesday R: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– Tonight, we have the Super Lotto Draw #3569 with a $55 million jackpot on the line as well as the Powerball Draw #855 with a $40 million pot on the line.  Stay tuned for tonight’s results…okay, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 01, 06, 21, 38, 39, and Mega 10.  Out of 147,354 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $16,603 apiece.  The tickets were sold at (1) Shell in Visalia, CA 93277; (2) Sunrise Market and Gas, San Diego, CA, 92102; and (3) Ronnie’s Market and Deli, Stockton, CA 95204.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball: 19, 29, 34, 44, 50, and Powerball 25.  In California, out of 40,139 winning tickets, the highest winners were 21 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $555 apiece.
  77. 2021 Wednesday S: Sports News– NBA star, point guard, Chris Paul of the Phoenix Suns is in COVID-19 protocols at the moment.  Not sure as to when he will be able to return.
  78. 2021 Wednesday T: Observation of the Day– Friends, there is BUT ONE WAY to STOP the tidal wave of illegal aliens pouring across the southern border and that is, the GOP must make a tactical decision with which to aid the overall strategy in combatting Joe Biden’s crimes.  We must make the tactical effort to reach out to the illegal aliens who are here, to make it appear that we are going to bring them into OUR FOLD.  We must make the Democrats believe we are recruiting illegals to become future GOP voters like the Democrats recruit children for immoral purposes.  We must enlist, recruit, and dragoon illegal aliens into becoming solid GOP members as once the Democrats realize they are losing on this battlefront, the trains, planes, buses, automobiles, and even empty freighters will be running 24/7/365 to get illegal aliens out of the country.  Once they begin shipping them out, we can throw the ones who helped us aboard those outbound modes of travel in the same way once the Indian Wars were over, General George Crook threw the Indian scouts onto the trains carrying the beaten Native Americans to the reservations.  It is a matter of saving the country so let’s make some tactical decisions NOW so our strategy can become reality at a future date.
  79. 2022 Thursday: Stick around and discover the events of the day along with us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0863 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sundown Violet.”  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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Mike Love was the next Beach Boy to release a solo album, “Looking Back with Love” on October 08, 1981.  While Mike has sung some of the most well-known Beach Boys tunes, his songwriting talents were not always as good as the Wilson Brothers or Alan Jardine or Bruce Johnston, thus he gets panned by the critics.  Mike also was not as forward-looking as was say, Carl, in that he favored performing the ‘golden oldies’ while Carl and Dennis pushed the band to move forward into the future.  Still, fans of Mike Love ‘love’ the album which is why we have it here for your enjoyment.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  We think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We promoted the music of the Keef Hartley Band as well as of one of its integral members Miller Anderson on Monday, 02-October-2017 through Saturday, 21-October-2017.  We hope you will check their music out by visiting those posts.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Association beginning on Wednesday, 25-September-2013 through Monday, 07-October-2013.  These guys were amazing, we hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your growing collection of albums and CDs.

[iii] We hope one day to present the music of this psychedelic Canadian rock band.

[iv] We hope to do the music of this legendary artist one day.  Lou Rawls was great.

[v] Not sure as to when we promote the music of Beverley Martyn.

[vi] We look forward to presenting the music of this legendary singer/songwriter/guitarist one day.  Everyone loves Johnny Rivers.

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

[viii] Not clear as to when we will promote the music of Simon and Garfunkel, as well as their solo catalogs, but most likely will do Bob Dylan and Gordon Lightfoot and maybe even Bonnie Raitt around the same time.  Stay tuned.

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

[x] We plan on promoting the music of all of these amazing entertainers at some point in the not-too distant future.

[xi] 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)

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

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

[xiv] 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)

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

[xvi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxiii] Speaking of the Chi-Coms, they are denying the radiation leak at their Taishan Nuclear Power Plant.  Typical Chi-Coms.

[xxiv] Interesting note: a new poll says that Joe Biden’s ‘approval ratings’ have dropped by 6 points since April. 

[xxv] Where the f**k is the American Civil Liberties Union?  Isn’t this what you guys formed the organization for?

165. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2022

2021 Monday L: Political News I- The GOP is blasting senile old Joe Biden’s DISMAL performance at the G7 where he cannot maintain any sort of coherent thought, shows up 2-3 hours late to meetings and press gaggles, and has other world leaders like Turkish thug, aka “The Sultan” Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arriving late to meet with the American usurper. This is becoming increasingly embarrassing and the promised propaganda that ‘the American people would have to run to keep up with Joe’ has yet to appear. Look, the Dems stole the 2020 presidential election as well as several U.S. Senate races. Not only does the American people know the truth, so, too, does the rest of the world.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 162

165. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2022:

U.S. Army Birthday, Flag Day / Primary Election Day: Maine, Nevada, North Dakota, and South Carolina

President Donald J. Trump; Vice President Adlai Stevenson; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ward Hunt; Romanian WW II Axis leader Ion Antonescu; French Impressionist Mary Cassatt; Chuck Berry, Country Joe and the Fish featuring Barry “the Fish” Melton, the Four Tops featuring Renaldo “Obie” Benson, Little Feat, WAR featuring Charles “Lowrider” Miller, Yes, featuring Alan White, and the Zombies featuring Rod Argent:

  1. 1642 Saturday: In Massachusetts, colony leaders pass the first compulsory education law in America—for males.  Of course, more than 3.5 centuries later, Millennials will be screaming and crying that the United States of America was formed in sin, that African slaves were there PRIOR to the founding of the country and thus the country is E-V-I-L and since the education was for males only, S-E-X-I-S-T.  Well, interesting note, West African tribes sold the blacks from the interior to the Spaniards, the Portuguese, the British, and the Dutch who then distributed them around the Colonial World.  Just saying, folks, just saying…somehow, the U.S. is the ONLY nation to get the blame for having had slaves when only 10-percent of all slaves exported from Africa came to British North America- but of course we are just discussing the nation’s first education mandate (bet there was no emphasis on LGBTQIA+ and all the rest of the crap).
  2. 1775 Wednesday: The United States forms the Continental Army on this date, which formed for the purposes of the common defense and appointed George Washington as its commander the following day.  The nation considers this act as the birth of the U.S. Army.  
  3. 1777 Saturday: The Continental Congress in Philadelphia adopted the Stars and Stripes as the national flag.  The Flag Resolution stated “Resolved: that the flag of the United States be made of thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.”  On May 20, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson—a Democrat—officially proclaimed June 14 as “Flag Day,” a day commemorating the “Stars and Stripes.”
  4. 1800 Saturday: At the Battle of Marengo, Napoleon Bonaparte defeats the Austrians; the dish Chicken a la Marengo is the dish created by Napoleon’s chefs to celebrate the victory.
  5. 1810 Thursday: Future 42nd Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Ward Hunt is born on this date in Utica, New York.  He began political life as a Democrat, then a member of the Free-Soil Party, and ended up a Republican.  President Ulysses S. Grant nominated him to fill the seat of Democrat Associate Justice Samuel Nelson.  Hunt served from December 11, 1872, to January 27, 1882.
  6. 1834 Saturday: In Springfield, Vermont, Isaac Fischer Jr. receives a patent for the invention of sandpaper while Cyrus Hall McCormick received a patent for his reaping machine.
  7. 1841 Monday: The first Canadian parliament opens in Kingston, Ontario.
  8. 1846 Sunday: California declares independence from Mexico in Sonoma, California.  The Mexicans go berserk and the Mexican American War is off-and-running. 
  9. 1847 Monday: Robert von Bunsen invents the Bunsen burner.   
  10. 1882 Tuesday: In Pitesti, Arges County, Kingdom of Rumania, future leader of Romania and Axis member, Ion Antonescu, is born on this date.
  11. 1893 Wednesday: Philadelphia observed the first Flag Day celebration in the United States.
  12. 1900 Thursday: The Hawaiian Territorial government commences on this date.
  13. 1904 Tuesday: Dutch troops occupy Kuto Reh, Sumatra, killing all defenders and civilians inside.
  14. 1914 Sunday: The 23rd Vice President of the United States—Democrat Adlai Stevenson who served in the second Grover Cleveland administration, 1893-1897—died on this date in Chicago, Illinois, at age 78.
  15. 1919 Saturday: When Captain John Alcot and Lt. Arthur Brown flew from Newfoundland to Ireland on this date, they made the first non-stop trans-Atlantic flight.
  16. 1922 Wednesday: Warren G. Harding became the first president heard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast his speech dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial at Fort Henry.
  17. 1923 Thursday: The recording of the first country music hit—“Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane”—takes place on this date.
  18. 1926 Monday: In Paris, France, American-born French Impressionist painter Mary Cassatt dies at age 82.
  19. 1928 Thursday: At the Republican National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, selects Herbert Hoover to be its presidential candidate.
  20. 1934 Thursday: Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini convene in Vienna, Austria.
  21. 1936 Sunday: Future vocalist with the Motown band, the Four Tops[i]— Renaldo “Obie” Benson (vocals 1954-2005)—is born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date.
  22. 1938 Tuesday: Benjamin Grushkin receives a patent for chlorophyll.
  23. 1940 Friday: German troops entered Paris during World War II; the same day, the Nazis began transporting prisoners to the Auschwitz concentration camp in German-occupied Poland.
  24. 1941 Saturday: The Soviet Union deports 11,000 Estonians to Siberia ahead of the German invasion,
  25. 1942 Sunday: Ann Frank begins her diary.
  26. 1943 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court in West Virginia v. Barnette ruled 6-3 that public-school officials could not force children to salute the flag of the United States of America.  What a load of unpatriotic crap.
  27. 1944 Wednesday: The first B-29 raid against Japan occurs on this date.
  28. 1945 Thursday: Future keyboardist/vocalist with the British rock bands, the Zombies[ii] and Argent—Rod Argent—is born in St. Albans, England, on this date.
  29. 1946 Friday: Future 45th President of the United States—Donald J. Trump, a Republican—is born in the U.S. on this date in Queens, N.Y.  Elsewhere, Nat King Cole records “The Christmas Song” for the first time.
  30. 1947 Saturday: Barry “the Fish” Melton, bass player and guitarist as well as vocalist with the Bay Area rock and roll band, Country Joe & the Fish[iii], was born on this date in Brooklyn, N.Y.  Later, he played in another San Francisco band, the Dinosaurs with noted guitarist, John Cipollina[iv].
  31. 1949 Tuesday: Future longtime drummer with the British progressive rock band, Yes[v]—Alan White—is born in Durham, England, on this date.
  32. 1951 Thursday: The first commercial computer, UNIVAC 1, enters service at the Census Bureau.
  33. 1952 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman officiated at the keel laying of the nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus at the Electric Boat Shipyard in Groton, Connecticut.
  34. 1954 Monday: Through an executive order, President Dwight D. Eisenhower adds the words “under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance.
  35. 1962 Thursday: The European Space Research Organization establishes on this date in Paris, which becomes the European Space Agency later.
  36. 1972 Wednesday: The Environmental Protection Agency ordered a ban on continued domestic use of the pesticide DDT, to take effect at the end of the year.
  37. 1979 Thursday: The rock group, Little Feat[vi], disbands following the death of its most important member, guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Lowell George.
  38. 1980 Saturday: A robber stabs founding member of the Los Angeles, California, funk-soul-rock band, WAR[vii]—saxophonist Charles “Lowrider” Miller—to death during a botched hold-up.
  39. 1982 Monday: Argentine forces surrendered to British troops on the disputed Falkland Islands.  
  40. 1984 Thursday: Southern Baptist convention members decide on no female clergy members.
  41. 1985 Friday: Lebanese Shiite extremists hijack TWA Flight 847 which set in motion a 17-day hijack ordeal.  The scumbag jihadists seized the airliner shortly after takeoff from Athens, Greece.  
  42. 1988 Tuesday: Alleging that he hit her, a woman sues Chuck Berry[viii] for $5 million.
  43. 1989 Wednesday: Queen Elizabeth II knights President Ronald Wilson Reagan.  Meanwhile, groundbreaking begins on the world’s largest mall in Minnesota.
  44. 1990 Thursday:  The U.S. Supreme Court upheld, 6-3, police checkpoints that examined drivers for signs of intoxication.  Elsewhere, in the 44th NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Portland Trailblazers 4 games to 1.
  45. 1992 Sunday: In the 46th NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Portland Trailblazers 4 games to 2.  Elsewhere, Mona Van Duyn becomes the first female U.S. poet laureate.
  46. 1993 Monday: President Bill Clinton nominated Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
  47. 1994 Tuesday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the New York Rangers beat the Vancouver Canucks 4 games to 3.
  48. 1995 Wednesday: In the 49th NBA Finals, the Houston Rockets beat the Orlando Magic 4 games to 0.
  49. 1998 Sunday: In the 52nd NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Utah Jazz 4 games to 2.
  50. 2011 Tuesday: The United States issues a terrorist warning for potential travelers to the Philippines.
  51. 2013 Friday: Iranians go to the polls to select a new president and local leaders.   In so doing, Hassan Rouhani, a so-called ‘moderate’ becomes president.  Elsewhere, massive flooding in northern India kills up to 10,000 people.
  52. 2014 Saturday: Putin’s Chechnyan thugs shoot down a Ukrainian airliner killing all 49 people aboard.  The world demands answers but none are forthcoming.
  53. 2015 Sunday: “Jurassic World” becomes the first movie to pull in
    $500 million on its opening weekend. 
  54. 2017 Wednesday: A whacked-out, far-left liberal lunatic, wielding an automatic rifle, opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball game practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on this date.  He wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, and several others; the gunman died in an exchange of fire with Capitol Hill police officers.  Later, the U.S. Senate passes new sanctions on Russia for having meddled in the 2016 Presidential Election.  Folks, the Russians have meddled in our elections since the 1920s.
  55. 2018 Thursday: The U.S. Department of Justice concludes that fired FBI Director James Comey was ‘insubordinate’ in his F-U investigation of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in that same year.  He should be in prison.
  56. 2019 Friday: Women in Switzerland launch a national strike against the nation’s seeming sluggish movement towards equality.  What is up with this sexist country?  Give them their equal rights already.
  57. 2020 Sunday: Here are the global stats for the Wuhan Bat Flu sweeping the world.  First, the planet: 7,835,340 confirmed cases, 431,141 confirmed deaths, and 3,733,612 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,132,468 confirmed cases, 117,400 confirmed deaths, and 652,953 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 148,858 confirmed cases, 5,063 confirmed deaths, but ZERO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 728 confirmed cases, 16 confirmed deaths, and 628 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the stats: 25,834 confirmed cases, 1,217 confirmed deaths, but once again, no mention of confirmed recoveries. 
  58. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 177,006,213 confirmed cases, +289,848, 3,826,819  confirmed deaths, +6,067 and 161,190,328 confirmed recoveries, +43,691.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,332,655 confirmed cases, UP 8,341 from yesterday’s reporting, 615,232 confirmed deaths, UP 180,[ix] and 28,432,500 confirmed recoveries, UP 32,368.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[x]  
  59. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 297,326 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 162,323 deaths  
  60. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,803,373 confirmed cases, 63,193 confirmed deaths, and 2,065,117 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,346,153 confirmed cases, 37,265 confirmed deaths, and 2,009,593 confirmed recoveries (SAME NUMBERS!).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,011 confirmed cases, 506 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 446,411 confirmed cases, 5,858 confirmed deaths, and 219,522 confirmed recoveries (SAME NUMBERS).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Connecticut: they have 348,645 confirmed cases, 8,263 confirmed deaths, and 335,697 confirmed recoveries.[xi]   
  61. 2021 Monday C: Foreign Covid Stats Of The Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,690 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,029 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Cambodia, 116th country on the list: 38,969 cases of the virus, 348 confirmed deaths and 32,967 confirmed recoveries.[xii]     
  62. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,393.75, DOWN 85.85 points (-0.25%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,174.14, UP 104.72 points (+0.74%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,255.15, UP +7.71 points (+0.18%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.99 per barrel, +0.11 (+0.16%).  The price of GOLD is $1,868.50 per troy oz., +2.60 (+0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $28.00 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.16%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,165.70 per troy oz, +0.40 (+0.03%) while the price of COPPER is $4.52 per pound, -0.01 (-0.12%).[xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,751.35 per troy oz, -24.55 (-0.88%).[xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $22,300.00 per troy oz., +950.00 (+4.45%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Lao Kip, one greenback equals 9,397.17 and in Latvian Lats, a buck equals 0.60489 and in Lebanese Pound, one dollar equals 1,501.70 of theirs.[xvi]        
  63. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.226 per gallon, $2.968 in Florida, $3.962 in Hawaii, and $3.616 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Maine: $3.057.  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- Tanzania: $3.671 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,406,098,264,099 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Hong Kong, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Cayman Islands with $223 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xx]
  64. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day No. 83 in which, the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has held the gig and as of today has yet to visit the southern border a single time.   It would appear the Biden regime should terminate her employment not only in this extremely critical job but as the ‘supposed’ No. 2 behind an increasingly feeble “Cho-Mo Joe” Biden.  We mean, how long can ‘Gropin’ Joe’ go?  Next, One America News network reports the latest statistics for the ongoing border holocaust.  First, total cost today for caring for the millions of illegals eating away at the foundation of our country is: $582,876,864.  Second, total cost for caring for the Untermensch this year: $180,308,951,040.  Wow.  Imagine how that money could help our homeless, our impoverished, and the American people felled by the Chi-Com Virus?  It would be tremendous.  Third, here is the estimated number of illegal alien invaders who have crossed the border this year: 1,848,022.  Fourth and final, here is the total ESTIMATED number for the total number of illegal aliens in the country as we speak: 35,828,024.  Note- we have said on countless occasions since the blog’s inception back in the spring of 2009 that we believe the numbers of Untermensch in the country actually is closer to 50 million on the low end and 80-100 million on the high end.  We believe our numbers will one day be validated by the statistics.
  65. 2021 Monday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Lawmakers in the United Kingdom are urging “Cho-Mo Joe” Biden’s earpiece to give up the notion of prosecuting famed journalist and media freedom fighter Julian Assange.  (Note- we bet that if someone were to ask the ‘drooler-in-chief’ about Mr. Assange, he would have no clue as to the answer.   Next, the Chi-Coms have put the squeeze on the citizens of Hong Kong.  Any movie deemed ‘un-patriotic’ to the Xi Jinping regime will have to be censored or banned.   Next, Naftali Bennett took the oath of office for his short-lived term as prime minister of Israel today.  We predict that Benjamin Netanyahu will be back by summer’s end.  Elsewhere, Swiss voters soundly reject new measures with which to cut carbon emissions- so beloved by their government- because the Alpine nation bears responsibility for just 0.01-percent of ALL climate emissions.  The people are NOT going to permit their lawmakers to go full-blown climate change cuckoo.  God bless them.
  66. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News / Overseas News II– As ‘fearless leader’ “Cho-Mo Joe” Biden ambles about Europe on his first overseas trip to the G7 and to NATO, prior to meeting with his string-puller Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, it’s understandable that the drooling octogenarian president won’t take a strong stance on Ukraine becoming a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.  (Note- trying to add Ukraine to the famed military alliance could be the final straw breaking Russia’s back that could lead to a new Axis of Russia, communist China, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, and other s—hole countries going to war against the world.  Do we genuinely believe that an army of 1 million Russians and 10 million Red Chinese on Russia’s western border could not overrun the rest of Europe within 14 days, the same amount of time it took Nazi Germany to overrun Poland in 1939?).  In other G7/NATO news, NATO designates the Chi-Coms ‘a systemic threat’ to both the EU and NATO but to the rest of the world.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, they appear to have their own Chernobyl going on at the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant as the French operator at the site is warning that a massive radiological leak is to be expected anytime soon.  WTF is up with the Chi-Coms and the French?
  67. 2021 Monday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken says that ‘the Chi-Coms are unwilling to investigate the origins of THEIR pandemic.  Next, Novavax plans to apply for emergency use authorization of its Chi-Vi vaccine in the U.S.  (Note- there’s another one we won’t be taking anytime soon).   Next, the so-called Delta COVID-19 variant is said to increase the risk of hospitalization by 200-percent which, we believe is yet another ploy to force free American citizens into getting Chi-Vi vaccines.  Meanwhile, Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson of Tucker Carlson Tonight shared a story from Sky News Australia news reporter Sharri Markson recently covered: yes, indeed, there were indeed a whole lotta bats in the Wuhan Institute of Virology where Chi-Com ‘medical researchers’ conducted experiments on bat viruses with humanized mice.  Wow.  And bit by bit the truth continues coming out…
  68. 2021 Monday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– The Arizona GOP is blasting the anti-audit stance currently exhibited by U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland.   Next, a new report says that a ‘hacking tool’ helped flip votes from President Donald J. Trump to the basement-dwelling, “Cho-Mo Joe” Biden in both Pennsylvania and Michigan.
  69. 2021 Monday K: Joe Biden News– One America News showed video of ‘Cho-Mo Joe’ Biden at the G7 Summit fiddling with yet another cheat sheet in which, he had his talking points such as Trump-bashing predominantly highlighted so he could keep his increasingly feeble ass near the target.  This is not just embarrassing; it’s flipping dangerous and everyone in the world knows this man is incapable of leading his fellow rest home folks in a game of bingo much less the United States.  His ‘No. 2- “Kooky Kamala” is not much better.  Our country is in grave danger.
  70. 2021 Monday L: Political News I– The GOP is blasting senile old Joe Biden’s DISMAL performance at the G7 where he cannot maintain any sort of coherent thought, shows up 2-3 hours late to meetings and press gaggles, and has other world leaders like Turkish thug, aka “The Sultan” Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arriving late to meet with the American usurper.  This is becoming increasingly embarrassing and the promised propaganda that ‘the American people would have to run to keep up with Joe’ has yet to appear.  Look, the Dems stole the 2020 presidential election as well as several U.S. Senate races.  Not only does the American people know the truth, so, too, does the rest of the world.
  71. 2021 Monday M: U.S. Supreme Court News– The U.S. Supreme Court says, ‘NO early release for low-level crack offenders who were convicted more than a decade ago.’  Hmmm, say, aren’t these people doing time in federal prisons for the crack rock there because of Joe Biden’s crime bill that sent generations of young black men to prison for crack while white users of power cocaine got short sentences.  By a 9-0 ruling, the Supreme Court says that the crack heads doing hard time cannot take advantage of President Donald J. Trump’s 2018 First Step Act that sought to reduce lengthy sentences for low-level drug offenders.
  72. 2021 Monday N: Miscellaneous News I– Upon being threatened with the withholding of taxes and other fees by business owners in Baltimore, Maryland, the city says they will come to their aid and do something about the rampant homelessness and increasing violent crime rates.  About flipping time, folks.   Next, speaking at the MAGA FRANK rally in New Richmond, Wisconsin, over the weekend, former Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr., D-WI, says ‘enough is enough with George Floyd’ (as the Dems continue pushing their ‘police reform bill) and says that IF Mr. Floyd had complied with the cops, he would still be alive today rather than turning into mulch today.  We concur.
  73. 2021 Monday O: Joe Biden Regime News I– A new Zogby poll says that a majority of Americans believe the Fake News Media is covering up for “Drooling Joe” Biden.  Hell, we believe it, too.
  74. 2021 Monday P: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– Father Michael and son Peter Taylor pled guilty in a Tokyo court to having helped former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee to his native Lebanon back in December 2019.  Lebanon has no extradition treaty with Japan.  The father and son duo were reportedly paid $1.5 million to help Ghosn escape Japan as police closed in on him over corruption charges.  Sucks to be you, two.  However, one must question as to WHY the Biden regime would extradite U.S. citizens to stand trial in a foreign country?  Hell, the Biden regime could soon be extraditing patriotic chef-bloggers such as the AICPENDBLOG.COM’s stable of open-minded thinkers to stand trial in Beijing for having insulted ‘Great Leader’ Xi Jinping by calling HIS pandemic the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  In other crime and punishment news, NSA leaker Reality Winner (yep, that’s the dumb ass’ name) is getting early release after going to prison for leaking National Security Administration secrets regarding Russian hacking and the supposed involvement of  President Donald J. Trump.
  75. 2021 Monday Q: Environmental News I– Ronald Kessler says the ‘myth of human beings causing global warming has been shattered.’
  76. 2021 Monday R: Health And Medical Alerts– U.S. hospital workers are pushing back against dictates they must take the Chi-Com Wuhan Flu Virus vaccines.  A group of healthcare workers in Texas recently lost a court case but when the majority of employees at the NIAID and NIH refuse to take the vaccines just as the United States Marine Corps has, why should they have to take this potentially toxic shit?  Heading to the United States Supreme Court.  What happened to ‘my body, my choice?’
  77. 2021 Monday S: Moron News–  Sandy “The Fly” Cortez- known by some as AOC- continues her demands for U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer to step down because he ‘ain’t woke enough.’  Skank, we are calling for YOU and your demented, Marx-spouting sisters to step down.  You’re still there.  Shut the f**k up.   Until House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, CPUSA-CA 12th congressional district, came in to the rescue to try to smooth things over between members of her party and the crackpot (Suicide) Squad of Sandy “The Fly” Cortez, CPUSA-NY 14th congressional district, Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, CPUSA-MN 5th congressional district, Rashida “Foul Mouth” Tlaib, CPUSA-MI 13th congressional district, Ayanna “Chrome Dome” Pressley, CPUSA-MA 7th congressional district, and Cori “The Bitch” Bush, CPUSA-MO 1st congressional district, Democratic Party leaders were tearing up both Omar and “The Fly.”  Finally, blowback continues to splatter across the face of CNN’s Brianna Keilar for her trying to whitebitchsplain to Rep. Byron Donalds, R-FL 19th congressional district, as to WHY the Black Congressional Caucus won’t have him (hint- he’s a Republican).  What is it with these white skanks trying to tell black men what is wrong with them or how they should think?  Enough!
  78. 2021 Monday T: U.S. House of Representatives News–  Congressmen Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, and Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, have launched the Campus Free Speech Caucus.  Next, Congressmen Andrew Clyde, R-GA 9th congressional district, and Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st congressional district, are suing the Pelosi House regime over its forcing of legislators to pass through metal detectors or to face a BIG FINE.  Good.  We hope you win.  In other House of Representatives news, Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-NY 22nd congressional district, says that ‘former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has every right to step up and speak out about Joe Biden and Iran.’
  79. 2021 Monday U: President Donald J. Trump News– Donald J. Trump Jr. said of his father that he ‘does not believe Congress is an option.’  Remember- there were some who claimed that President Trump might run for Congress so he could become speaker of the House and fix the mess there.  Donald Trump Jr. further said that the difference in press coverage between his father and ‘Gropin’ Joe” Biden is ‘insane.’  However, the gaffes continually being made by the ‘drooler-in-chief’ are increasingly being seen in some parts of the media unafraid of reporting the TRUTH.  President Trump said of Pennsylvania state Senator Jake Corman, GOP, originally questioned the ‘election of Joe Biden’ but now, is shying away from backing a 2020 Election audit in the Keystone State.  (Note- you know the old saw- the Dems must have found either a dead girl or a live boy in the bed of Senator Corman with which to blackmail him into behaving like a Democrat).
  80. 2021 Monday V: Economic News– The Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio, began paying its workers $20 per hour to come back to work.  Other businesses are having a challenging time reopening as 99.9-percent of them cannot pay wages close to that.  It is causing economic ripples throughout the region and it’s going to be interesting to see what happens to the Buckeye State.
  81. 2021 Monday W: Sports News– Medina Spirit trainer Bob Baffert sues over New York statewide ban on him and professional horseracing.
  82. 2021 Monday X: Texas State News– Democrats and their string-pullers in the Fake News Media are attacking Governor Greg Abbott, GOP, and his stance on promoting the 1836 Project.  The 1836 Project defends the history of the Lone Star State and will prohibit Marxist teachers from belittling or covering up the heroic stand by patriots against the fascist Mexican army.  Democrats always try to get rid of TRUE HISTORY so they can insert their FAKE HISTORY in its place.  Yes, Texas owned slaves, yes, Mexico ended slavery upon declaring its independence (and then tried to exterminate their indigenous population), and yes, the U.S. had slaves until 1865.  However, Brazil had them until 1888 and Haiti ended the institution in 1798.  The New World was founded upon slavery- especially from the Spanish, the Dutch, the Portuguese, and the Brits so what’s the left’s point?  This is why we remember history and why we congratulated Governor Abbott for his strong stance behind the 1836 Project.  Meanwhile, Texas-based border zones see 71-percent or more of all illegal aliens flooding into the country.  (Note- we encourage the completion of the wall, trenches, vehicle, boat, and personnel obstacles, electrified fencing, armed drones, and even snipers in the high traffic areas turning traffickers’ heads into splattered gray matter.  It is US or it is THEM.  We choose “THEM.”
  83. 2021 Monday Y: Fake News– Juan Williams, the always-wrong Fox News Channel ‘pundit’ says that the Republicans are preparing to steal future elections by denying the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021, and the various states beginning to perform intensive audits of the 2020 Presidential- and other- elections.  It is clear that the dingleberry Mr. Williams has yet to visit Arizona’s election audit and it’s clear that even though he works at FNC, he truly consumes news from only the left side of the spectrum.  Whatever this dimwit says is to be scoffed at, laughed at, just like when he lost his job at NPR back in 2010 for saying honestly that when he saw ‘a bunch of Muslims on an airplane, it made him afraid.’  Mr. Williams boisterous defense of the LEFT at Fox over the past five years or so has demonstrated that he is willing to do anything to keep on the good side of his FNC MASTERS.  There is NO other way to say it.
  84. 2021 Monday Z: The Wrap-Up– Joe Biden at the NATO summit says that ‘Russia and communist China are trying to drive a wedge between NATO members.’ Uh, okay, how does this work? First, Joe Biden shuts off U.S. energy independence while giving the green light to Vladimir Putin to construct his natural gas pipeline from the Baltic coast to Germany. NATO exists to defend Europe from the Russians yet the Russians are going to supply Europe with energy thus making them dependent when President Donald J. Trump was supplying them with American natural gas.  If anyone is ‘driving a wedge between NATO member states,’ it would appear to be the Biden regime who not only is favorable to the Chi-Coms but also to the Russians who seemed to have been the ones to have put him in power.  Wow.
  85. 2022 Tuesday: We are living in STRANGE TIMES folks what with an ILLEGAL Presidency in the USA.  We have never been down this road before but what is clear, we are going to fight back.  Stick around.

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This artwork is #0861 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Happy Creek.”  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 first Beach Boys album of the 1980s came out on March 24, 1980, the extremely popular “Keepin’ the Summer Alive.”  The album features the same lineup as the preceding one: Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  The title track received considerable airplay but like its predecessor, “Keepin’ the Summer Alive” received the same blasé reviews from the critics which is a shame.  We mean, come on, man, to quote our drooling president, does a band have to give up the hard drugs and return to the halcyon hippie days of the late 1960s-early 1970s to get the creative juices flowing again?  Ah, well, we love the band and enjoy the album and we sure hope that you will seek it out and to make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  You will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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

[ii] We promoted 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.

[iii] We promoted the music of Country Joe and the Fish beginning on Tuesday, 16-July-2013 through Friday, 26-July-2013.  This was one of the greatest bands to explode out of San Francisco, California, during the Psychedelic 1960s.

[iv] 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.

[v] We are unclear as to when we will begin promoting the music of the legendary British rock band, YES, but when we do, you will be the first to know.  This offering will go as long as- if not longer- than the Beatles and their individual members.   Please stay tuned.

[vi] We celebrated the music of the amazing Little Feat beginning on Tuesday, 11-June-2013 through Monday, 15-July-2013.  One of the great unsung bands of all time, we hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your music collection.

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

[viii] Sometime within the next decade, we hope to present the music of classic rockers Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, and numerous others.  We know you will enjoy the presentation so please; remain vigilant for the day we do.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

164. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2022

2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe- By our count, today is Day No. 83 for the so-called ‘Border Czar,’ the ‘Cackling Jackal,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in this extremely important job and doing nothing except sitting at home watching Heckyll and Jeckyll cartoons. Speaking of “Kooky,” former Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf told Newsmax that the ‘vice president’ has no excuse for not rushing down to the border NOW.

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164. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2022:

Bunker Hill Day (Massachusetts)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom C. Clark; U.S. Attorney Tom C. Clark;  the Toronto Raptors v. the Golden State Warriors; WBA Heavyweight Champion Mike “Hercules” Weaver; the Mothers of Invention featuring Frank Zappa, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Taylor, Savoy Brown featuring Bob Hall, and Smokey Robinson and the Miracles featuring Marvin Tarplin:

  1. 1373 Sunday: The oldest treaty in the world still in existence—the Anglo-Portuguese Treaty—was signed in London, England, on this date.
  2. 1774 Monday: Rhode Island becomes the first state to prohibit the importation of slaves.
  3. 1792 Wednesday: French King Louis XVI fires his entire Parliament.
  4. 1842 Monday: Queen Victoria became the first British monarch to ride on a train, traveling from Slough Railway Station to Paddington in 25 minutes.
  5. 1865 Tuesday: President Andrew Johnson orders the reconstruction of the former Confederacy.
  6. 1866 Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives passes the 14th Amendment, dealing with civil rights.  It underwent ratification on July 09, 1868.  Lawmakers designed the amendment to grant citizenship to and to protect the civil liberties of recently freed slaves.  It accomplished this by prohibiting states from denying or abridging the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States, depriving any person of his or her life, liberty, or property without due process of law, denying to any person within their jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
  7. 1878 Thursday: At the Congress of Berlin, the European Powers meet to divide Africa between them.
  8. 1886 Sunday: King Ludwig II of Bavaria drowned in Lake Starnberg.
  9. 1888 Wednesday: Congress creates the U.S. Department of Labor.
  10. 1900 Wednesday: In Beijing, China, the Boxer Rebellion commences, targeting foreigners and Christians and leading to a European intervention.
  11. 1912 Thursday: In Jefferson, Mississippi, Captain Albert Berry made the first successful parachute jump from out of an airplane.
  12. 1920 Sunday: The U.S. Post Office Department ruled that one could not send children via parcel post—who in God’s Holy Name would do something as crazy as this?
  13. 1922 Tuesday: A sad soul named Charles Osborne commenced the longest recorded bout of hiccups, hiccupping more than 435 million times (who the hell counted them?) before the bout concluded; however, he died in 1991, 11 months after the bout finally ended.  Poor man!
  14. 1927 Monday: New York City honored aviation hero Charles Lindbergh with a ticker-tape parade in New York City.
  15. 1930 Friday: The first nudist colony opens for business.
  16. 1933 Tuesday: Germany establishes the Gestapo the state secret police on this date.
  17. 1935 Thursday: James Braddock claimed the title of world heavyweight boxing champion from Max Bauer in a 15-round fight in Long Island City, New York.
  18. 1937 Sunday: Eleanor Norton Holmes, the Rep. from the District of Columbia, was born on this date in history.
  19. 1940 Thursday: Ahead of the German advance, the people and government of Paris flee the city seeking refuge either abroad or in the south of France.
  20. 1941 Friday: In Atlanta, Georgia, future vocalist with Smokey Robinson and the Miracles- Marvin Tarplin- is born.  Marvin would be a Miracle until his death at age 70 in Las Vegas in 2011.  God rest your soul, Marvin.
  21. 1942 Saturday: The first of two four-man Nazi sabotage teams arrived in the United States during World War II.  However, after one of the saboteurs went to U.S. authorities, law enforcement arrested eight of them and eventually, six went to the gallows.  Elsewhere in the country, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Office of Strategic Services and the Office of War Information on this date.  Meanwhile, Bob Hall, the keyboardist with the British blues-rock band, Savoy Brown[i], was born in West Byfleet, Surrey, England.
  22. 1944 Tuesday: Germany began launching flying-bomb attacks against Great Britain during World War II.  From a site near the Channel coast, the Nazis sent off 10 of its new V-1 buzz bombs, five of which landed in Britain with one of them credited with killing six Londoners.   
  23. 1946 Thursday: The first transcontinental round-trip flight in one day takes place between California and Maryland.
  24. 1951 Wednesday: During the Korean War, UN troops arrive in Pyongyang, North Korea.  Elsewhere, in Gatesville, Texas, future WBA Heavyweight Champion Mike “Hercules” Weaver is born.   He would have 60 pro fights, 41 wins (28 KO), 18 losses, and 1 draw.  On March 31, 1980, he won the WBA heavyweight belt from “Big John” Tate by knockout at 2:15 of the 15th round.  He would lose it to Michael Dokes on December 10, 1982.
  25. 1955 Monday: A Mercedes racing car kills 77 at Le Mans, France.  
  26. 1956 Wednesday: After 72 years of control, Great Britain hands over control of the Suez Canal to Egyptian control.
  27. 1957 Thursday: The Mayflower II, a replica of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America in 1620, arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts, after a nearly two-month journey from England.
  28. 1958 Friday: Frank Zappa, one of the founders of the Mothers of Invention[ii], graduates from Antelope Valley High School, in Lancaster, California.
  29. 1966 Monday: The Supreme Court ruled in Miranda v. Arizona that law enforcement had to inform criminal suspects of their constitutional right to consult with an attorney and to remain silent.  
  30. 1967 Tuesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson nominates Thurgood Marshall to be the first black Supreme Court Justice.
  31. 1969 Friday: Guitarist Mick Taylor leaves John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers[iii] to join the Rolling Stones[iv].
  32. 1971 Sunday: The New York Times began publishing excerpts that Daniel Ellsberg had leaked regarding the Pentagon Papers, a secret study of America’s involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967.
  33. 1973 Wednesday: Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, Ron Cey, and Bill Russell of the Los Angeles Dodgers play together for the first time, which set a record of staying together as an infield for 8.5-years.
  34. 1977 Monday: The authorities recapture convicted assassin of Martin Luther King, James Earl Ray, after managing to escape for a brief while.  Meanwhile, the 86th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Tom C. Clark, a Democrat, died in New York City on this date.  President Harry S. Truman nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Frank Murphy.  Clark served from 08-19-1949 to 06-12-1967.  Clark also served the nation as its 59th U.S. attorney general.  In this capacity, he served prior to his nomination to the court doing so under President Harry S. Truman from June 27, 1945, to July 26, 1949.
  35. 1979 Wednesday: The Sioux Nation receives $100 million in compensation for the Black Hills, South Dakota.
  36. 1980 Friday: The U.N. Security Council calls for South Africa to free Nelson Mandela.
  37. 1983 Monday: Pioneer 10 becomes the first man-made object to leave the Solar System.
  38. 1987 Saturday: Daniel Buettner, Bret Anderson, Martin Engel, and Anne Knabe complete a cycling journey of 15,266 miles from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to Argentina.
  39. 1989 Tuesday: In the 43rd NBA Finals, the Detroit Pistons sweep the Los Angeles Lakers in four games.  Meanwhile, famous rocker Jerry Lee Lewis[v] gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Congratulations, Jerry!
  40. 1990 Wednesday: New York City welcomes Nelson and Winnie Mandela to their city.
  41. 1994 Monday: A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, blames recklessness by Exxon and Captain Joseph Hazelwood for the Exxon Valdez disaster, allowing victims of the oil spill to seek $15 billion in damages.
  42. 1995 Tuesday:  After beating the Philadelphia Flyers in the Eastern Conference Finals, the New Jersey Devils go to their first NHL Stanley Cup Finals.  They would end up sweeping the Detroit Red Wings in four games.
  43. 1997 Friday: In the 51st NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Utah Jazz 4 games to 2.  Elsewhere, jurors in the Oklahoma City bombing trial sentence Timothy McVeigh to death.
  44. 2000 Tuesday: President Kim Dae Jung of South Korea meets Kim Jong-Il, leader of North Korea, for the first ever inter-Korea summit, in the northern capital of Pyongyang.
  45. 2002 Thursday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Detroit Red Wings beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4 games to 1.
  46. 2011 Monday: Michelle Bachman announces she will seek the GOP nomination for the presidency of the United States.   Meanwhile, New Zealand is hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake.
  47. 2012 Wednesday: Israel announces it will deport the first load of illegal South Sudanese immigrants.  Meanwhile, as Iraq continues trying to battle the ISIS thugs trying to overthrow the country, a series of suicide bombings murder 93 people and wound at least another 300 in variety of cruel ways.  Scumbags.
  48. 2013 Thursday: The U.S. Supreme Court invalidates gene patents held by Myriad Genetics when it rules that isolated human genes are not patentable.  
  49. 2014 Friday: According to Brainy History, explorers discover a water-embedded rock layer deep within the earth, a layer estimated to contain more than 3-times the amount of water in all the oceans on the planet.  The discovery suggests that waters in the oceans seeped from this layer instead of comets and other space debris bringing it here in the long distant past.  Meanwhile, in the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Los Angeles Kings win their second cup in franchise history by beating the New York Rangers in Double OT by a final score of 3-2 to win the series 4 games to 1.   
  50. 2017 Tuesday: The Golden State Warriors pummel the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 129-120 to win their second title in three years and their third in franchise history.  Meanwhile, the catatonic body of Otto Warmbier arrives back in the United States from the hell he suffered in North Korea.
  51. 2018 Wednesday: In St. Paul Minnesota, a racoon climbs a 23-story building making him an Internet marvel.   Elsewhere, in an effort to speed up the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, the South Korean government announces it will suspend military drills with the United States.   
  52. 2019 Thursday: In Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals, in Oakland, California, the Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title by defeating the injury-depleted Golden State Warriors by a final score of 114-110.  Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard won the MVP award.   Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo points the finger of blame for attacks on U.S. and other oil tankers in the Persian Gulf squarely on the shoulders of the Islamist Iranians, exactly where it belongs.  Elsewhere, a partisan hack-filled  the U.S. Office of Special Counsel recommends that the Trump administration part ways with senior official Kellyanne Conway over what they claim are ‘repeated violations of the Hatch Act of 1939.’  President Trump tells them to go pound sand.
  53. 2020 Saturday: Atlanta erupts in riots as news continues breaking about how a white police officer shot a black man, Rayshard Brooks, after rousting him from a car in the Wendy’s drive-through and then getting into a fight with him as the officer and another tried to get him to comply with being arrested.  In the struggle the night before, Brooks managed to get one of the cop’s tasers and began to run.  During the brief pursuit, Brooks turned around, pointed the taser at the cop, and was shot dead.  The police chief quit and the officer was fired.  Yet, the city began to riot.  Will it ever end?
  54. 2020 Saturday A: Here are the Wuhan Virus Crisis stats for the day, world first: 7,763,921 confirmed cases, 429,623 confirmed deaths, and 3,682,950 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, here are the Xi Jinping Bat Flu stats for the United States: 2,115,233 confirmed cases, 117,073 confirmed deaths, and 650,207 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 145,643 confirmed cases, 4,989 confirmed deaths, but like usual, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Politics.  Next, here are the stats for Hawaii: 706 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 627 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington state (where the socialist paradise of CHAZ is located), here are the stats: 25,538 confirmed cases, 1,213 confirmed deaths, and but no mention of confirmed recoveries like many of the left-wing states; again, it’s about politics.
  55. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 176,717,055 confirmed cases, +9,444, 3,819,599  confirmed deaths, +16,052 and 160,753,418 confirmed recoveries, +524,531.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,321,158 confirmed cases, UP 8,654 from yesterday’s reporting, 615,052 confirmed deaths, UP 71,[vi] and 28,400,132 confirmed recoveries, UP 21,712.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vii]  
  56. 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 297,146 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 162,503 deaths  
  57. 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: 3,802,684 confirmed cases, 63,187 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 2,064,449 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,346,153 confirmed cases, 37,265 confirmed deaths, and 2,009,593 confirmed recoveries (SAME NUMBERS!).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,011 confirmed cases, 506 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 446,411 confirmed cases, 5,858 confirmed deaths, and 219,522 confirmed recoveries (SAME NUMBERS).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Iowa: they have 403,129 confirmed cases, 6,102 confirmed deaths, and 363,762 confirmed recoveries.[viii]   
  58. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,666 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,023 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Zimbabwe, 115th country on the list: 39,959 cases of the virus, 1,632 confirmed deaths and 37,044 confirmed recoveries.[ix]     
  59. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,479.60, UP 13.36 points (+0.039%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,069.42, UP 49.09 points (+0.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,247.44, UP +8.26 points (+0.19%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.78 per barrel, -0.13 (-0.18%).  The price of GOLD is $1,879.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $28.05 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.34%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,149.30 per troy oz, -1.80 (-0.16%) while the price of COPPER is $4.55 per pound, +0.01 (+0.32%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,775.99 per troy oz, -0.32 (-0.01%).[xi] The price of RHODIUM is $22,300.00 per troy oz., +950.00 (+4.45%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.87.     In Kuwaiti Dinar, one greenback equals 0.30 and in Kwanza- Angolan, a buck equals 645.53 and in Kyrgyzstani Som, one dollar equals 84.60 of theirs.[xiii]        
  60. 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 $4.226 per gallon, $2.970 in Florida, $3.965 in Hawaii, and $3.617 in Washington state.[xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Maryland: $2.990.  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- Chad: $3.634 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,402,862,179,842 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvi]  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 Taiwan, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Hong Kong with $225 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).[xvii]
  61. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day No. 83 for the so-called ‘Border Czar,’ the ‘Cackling Jackal,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris[xviii] to be in this extremely important job and doing nothing except sitting at home watching Heckyll and Jeckyll cartoons.  Speaking of “Kooky,” former Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf told Newsmax that the ‘vice president’ has no excuse for not rushing down to the border NOW.   How much does she get paid per year?   Meanwhile, down in Texas, the Border Patrol announces the seizure of a stash house with more than 100 illegal aliens sitting in chain-link cages.  Next, Lara Trump told Newsmax that ‘residents living along the southern border may have to take security matters into their hands’- precisely what we have been saying for a long time now.  Arm up, go hunting.  Bring in the scalps.[xix]
  62. 2021 Sunday G: Foreign News / Overseas News–  Sadly, a report says that nine coalminers in Columbia died in a mine explosion.  Next, the Israeli Parliament held the vote today to form a new government and it looks like Benjamin Netanyahu is going to be out as prime minister.  He was voted OUT by a vote of 60-59. (Note- as soon as the bombs commence falling, the rockets and missiles come roaring in, and a new Intifada fires up, he’ll be back.  He’s the only one who can save them).  Elsewhere, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro found himself slapped with a fine for NOT wearing a mask.   In other foreign and overseas news, “America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani blasts whoever is telling Joe Biden to ‘make nice’ with Iran saying, ‘we can’t cave to the Iranians.’  Speaking of the Iranians, they are saying there’s no way they are going to return to the JCPOA until AFTER their upcoming elections.  Moving on, the G7 leaders say they are going to ‘combat communist China, the Chi-Vi, and climate.’  Boy, we bet everyone feels safe.
  63. 2021 Sunday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– A Chi-Com bigwig came out today and called the ‘Wuhan lab leak theory’ absurd.  Straight from the horse’s mouth.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Chi-Com researchers claim to have found Chi-Vi strains genetically similar to the Kung Flu in 24 bats they have been studying.  Moving on, World Health Organization boss (and Chi-Com stooge) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says that the ‘vaccine need far outstrips the pledge by the G7 nations to make the vaccines available to the developing, aka Third World.’  (Note- they can have ours- give it to them ASAP).  Meanwhile, the G7 is doing some chest-thumping demanding the Chi-Coms explain the origins of the Chi-Vi.
  64. 2021 Sunday I: Joe Biden News– A news report today says that ‘Joe Biden won’t be holding a joint press conference with Russia dictator Vladimir Putin hold their summit on the 16th.’  Of course, no explanation was given but let us give you ours: IF Joe and Vlad held a joint press conference, Vladimir would tear him a new one.  In this case, Joe’s handlers can put the earpiece in his ear and ‘Barack Hussein Obama’ can then speak through Joe’s mouth and say all sorts of garbage about how he put Putin in check.  Watch for it.  (As if this isn’t bad enough, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken says the summit won’t be a ‘light switch moment’ (whatever that means).  Meanwhile, former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he’s ‘looking for actions, not words from the ‘Putin-Biden summit.’  In other negative news regarding the Manchurian candidate, Grover Norquist told Newsmax TV that drooling ‘Joe is taking Jimmy Carter steps towards inflation.’  Yikes.  (Note- regarding the G7 Summit, President Donald J. Trump slams French President (the effete snob) Emanuel Macron (this guy has mother issues, too) for having ‘welcomed Joe Biden to the club.’  (Don’t worry, President Trump will be back.  Soon).  
  65. 2021 Sunday J: Political News I– The Republican National Committee says that it may not participate in future televised network debates unless drastic changes are not made to the format.  Good for them.  Next, GOP lawmakers reintroduce a bill with which, to club BIG TECH back into line.  Let’s see how that goes.  In other political news, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, D-CA 12th congressional district, says she ‘still has not given up hope that Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, will see the light and support her election-stealing H.R. 1 and S. 1 in the U.S. Senate.’  Elsewhere, Democrats are upset because U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland will continue to use DOJ lawyers to defend President Trump from ‘rape allegations’ lodged against him while he was president.  Yikes.  Poor Democrats.  For the meantime, Rep. Mike McCaul, R-TX 10th congressional district, says ‘it’s time we start hitting back at the Russkies for their cyberattacks on us.’  Amen.
  66. 2021 Sunday K: Political News II– The ongoing 2020 Election Audit in Maricopa County, Arizona, is attracting GOP political tourists from across the country to see how well it’s going there so it can be replicated in their home states.  Next, former U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr and other top DOJ officials deny the FAKE NEWS story in which, claims were made the Barr-led DOJ subpoenaed the phone records of some Democrats in Congress to see who was doing all the leaking throughout the Trump administration.  Next, in a blow to liberal racists, the U.S. Supreme Court is going to hear the Harvard University race-based admissions case in which, Asian students are kept at arm’s length in favor of less-qualified black and Hispanic students.  Cool.
  67. 2021 Sunday L: The Wrap-Up– News reports said today that a ‘pandemic first,’ this past Friday, 2 million people were screened at U.S. airports.  Next, the Pentagon says it’s going to review the Missile Defense System.  Elsewhere, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca heard the cries of property and business owners in Venice Beach, California, and has sent sheriff’s deputies in there to clean up the vast homeless encampments clogging the beaches, overrunning the streets, and killing the city.  Although Venice Beach is nominally under the control of Los Angeles Mayor Eric “The Grub” Garcetti’s LAPD, the LASD says they are not ‘displacing them but helping them.’  About f***ing time.   Finally, some nitwit writing for some left-wing rag says, ‘apple pie is now racist’- so says Raj Patel.  (Why don’t you worry about RACIST Pakistani foods, you sniveling POS?)  Oh, well- let’s eat some more of it…
  68. 2022 Monday: Let’s hope it’s a slow one today…

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This artwork is #0860 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Smoke Tree and a Creek.”  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 from the Beach Boys is yet another the critics panned with malevolent abandon: “L.A. (Light Album),” a record that came out on March 19, 1979.  Once again, we are going to deviate from the norm and go against the strident voices of the critics and to tell you that this album is phenomenal.  Sure, it might not be from the band’s classic era but folks, this album is stunning in its overall sound, musicianship, and as a guidepost of the group leaving the 1970s and jumping into the 1980s.  The opening tune, “Good Timin’,” is such a lovely song, one that harkens back to the earlier sound of the group when it was leaving the Surf Rock genre for the psychedelic/TM sound of the early to mid-1970s.  Sung by Carl, it’s a superb album opener.  Next, we have Alan Jardine’s “Lady Lynda,” another beautiful tune.  Next, is Carl Wilson’s “Full Sail,” which ranks among the top 10 favorites for many fans.  Absolutely evocative of longing amidst the deep blue sea.  Then, we have Dennis’ “Angel Come Home.”  The guy’s voice has gone to shit but the song is an absolute delight as is the following tune, another Dennis concoction, “Love Surrounds Me.”  Side One closes out with Mike Love’s “Sumahama.”  Good stuff.  Side Two opens with the epic remake of “Here Comes the Night,” only disco form which goes on for a stunning 11-plus minutes.  Excellent stuff and on the radio back in the day, all we can say is ‘wow.’  Then we have the emotional “Baby Blue” sung by Carl and Dennis, beautiful to behold.  Following that, we have Carl’s “Goin’ South,” followed by the closer, the Carl Wilson-sung, “Shortenin’ Bread.”[xx]  While some might question the closing tune, it remains one of our favorites to this day.  We hope you will seek this album out and make sure you add it to your collection as you will be glad you did.  You know what we say: “FUCK THE CRITICS, like it for yourselves.”

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[i] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

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

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

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

[v] We most certainly hope to promote the music of the famed Jerry Lee Lewis.

[vi] 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)

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

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

[ix] 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)

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

[xi] 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.

[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.

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

[xviii] A recent YouGov poll says the American people think “Kooky Kamala” Harris by 48-41-percent is unqualified to hold the job she has.  We don’t think this gibbering orangutan can gibber her way out of a paper bag.  (Moses Scharbug III)

[xix] Just kidding, don’t get your panties in a knot.

[xx] Nowadays, the little Wokies would be screaming and crying about the inclusion of a song such as this.  FUCK THEM.

13. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2022

59. 2021 Wednesday A: The wonderful government of Iran has passed a bill calling for the destruction of Israel by the year 2041 as well as for retribution for the POS Quds Force commander, Gen. Qassim Soleimani, whom the U.S. took out in a drone strike on New Year’s Day in 2020. What better reason to nuke these carpet-making camel jockeys NOW before President Trump leaves office?

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13. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2022:

Stephen Foster Memorial Day

Vice Presidents Schuyler Colfax and Hubert H. Humphrey; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase; U.S. Transportation Secretary Brock Adams; U.S. Treasury Secretary Salmon P. Chase; U.S. Secretaries of War William Eustis and John Armstrong Jr.; “Yellow Submarine” by the Beatles, “Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison,” Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band featuring Drew Abbott, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band featuring Trevor Rabin, the Rolling Stones (appear on the Ed Sullivan Show), the Soft Machine featuring Daevid Allen, and Vanilla Fudge/Cactus featuring Tim Bogert:

  1. 1045 Monday: The 146th Roman Catholic Pope Sylvester III begins his reign on this date.  He would guide all Christendom from today until his untimely death on March 10, 1045.  That’s right, he only served as Vicar of Christ 56 days.
  2. 1099 Friday: Crusaders set fire to Mara, Syria, on their drive through the Holy Land.
  3. 1128 Friday: Declaring it ‘an army of God,’ the 163rd Roman Catholic Pope Honorius II granted a papal sanction to the military order known as the Knights Templar.
  4. 1733 Tuesday: James Oglethorpe and some 120 colonists arrived at Charleston, South Carolina, while en route to settle in present-day Georgia.
  5. 1794 Monday: President George Washington approved a measure adding two stars and two stripes to the American flag, following the admission of Vermont and Kentucky to the Union.  However, the government later reduced the number of stripes to the original 13.
  6. 1808 Wednesday: In Cornish, N.H., the future 39th overall and 6th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice of the United States- Salmon P. Chase- is born.  President Abraham Lincoln nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney.  Chase served from December 15, 1864, to May 07, 1873.  Prior to this, Chase served his nation as its 25th U.S. Treasury secretary.  In this role, he served his nation under President Abraham Lincoln from March 07, 1861, to June 30, 1864.
  7. 1813 Wednesday: The sixth U.S. Secretary of War William Eustis left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from March 07, 1809, until today.  His successor, John Armstrong Jr., also a Democratic-Republican took office on this date under the same president and served until September 27, 1814.
  8. 1854 Friday: After making improvements to the keyboard and enhancing the sound of the accordion, the U.S. government issued a patent to Anthony Faas of Philadelphia.
  9. 1863 Tuesday: Thomas Crapper pioneers one-piece, pedestal flushing toilet.
  10. 1885 Tuesday: The 17th Vice President of the United States, 1869-1873, Republican Schuyler Colfax, died on this date.   A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant March 04, 1869, until March 04, 1873.
  11. 1888 Friday: The National Geographic Society underwent founding in Washington, D.C.
  12. 1893 Friday: Britain’s Independent Labor Party—a precursor to the current Labor Party—held its first meeting in London.  
  13. 1898 Thursday: Emile Zola’s famous defense of French Army Captain Alfred Dreyfus, “J’ accuse,” underwent publication in Paris.
  14. 1900 Saturday: In Austria-Hungary, Emperor Franz Joseph decreed that German would be the language of the imperial army with which, to combat Czech nationalism.
  15. 1906 Saturday: Hugh Gernsback of the Electro Importing Company, advertised radio receivers for sale for the price of just $7.50 in the “Scientific American” magazine.
  16. 1915 Wednesday: A magnitude-7 earthquake centered in Avezzano, Italy, claimed some 30,000 lives.
  17. 1927 Thursday: In Atlanta, Georgia, future 5th U.S. Transportation Secretary Brock Adams is born.  A future Democrat, Adams would serve under President Jimmy Carter from January 23, 1977, to  July 20, 1979.
  18. 1928 Friday: Ernst F.W. Alexanderson gave the first public demonstration of television.
  19. 1938 Thursday: In Melbourne, Australia, future guitarist with the British rock band, the Soft Machine- Daevid Allen- is born. 
  20. 1939 Friday: Belgian premier signs the Burgos Treaty which will open up trade relations with Franco’s Spain.
  21. 1941 Monday: A new law went into effect granting Puerto Ricans U.S. birthright citizenship.
  22. 1942 Tuesday: German U-Boats begin attacking shipping along U.S. east coast.  Meanwhile, Henry Ford patented the plastic automobile referred to as the “Soybean Car.”  The automobile was 30-percent lighter than a normal car.
  23. 1943 Wednesday: The Soviet Union launches a major offensive along the Don River under General Golikov with the intention of driving the Germans back and stopping any attempt to relieve Stalingrad.  In Germany, Adolf Hitler declares “Total War!”
  24. 1945 Saturday: During World War II, Soviet forces began a huge, successful offensive against the Germans in Eastern Europe with the goal of overrunning East Prussia.
  25. 1947 Monday: Future longtime guitarist with Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band[i]– Drew Abbott- is born on this date.
  26. 1954 Wednesday: Egyptian government declares martial law and arrests 318 Muslim Brotherhood members.  Elsewhere, in Johannesburg, South Africa, future guitarist Trevor Rabin who would perform with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band[ii] from 1980 to 1981 and again in 1984 is born.
  27. 1959 Tuesday: In France, President Charles De Gaulle grants amnesty to 130 Algerian death row inmates in a sign of good will towards the Algerian people.  
  28. 1962 Saturday: Comedian Ernie Kovacs died in a car crash in west Los Angeles 10 days before his 43rd birthday.
  29. 1964 Monday: Roman Catholic Bishop Karol Wojtyla (the future Pope John Paul II- 264th) received appointment to archbishop of Krakow, Poland, by Pope Paul VI (#262).
  30. 1966 Thursday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson; Weaver named Robert C. Weaver to become Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, which made him the first black member of a presidential cabinet.
  31. 1967 Friday: The Rolling Stones[iii] appear on the Ed Sullivan Show.
  32. 1968 Saturday: The TET Offensive in Vietnam begins.  Elsewhere, country singer Johnny Cash[iv] performed and recorded a pair of shows at Folsom State Prison in California; material from the concerts came out on a Columbia Records album, entitled, “Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison,” which proved a hit.  
  33. 1969 Monday: The Beatles[v] release their “Yellow Submarine” album.
  34. 1978 Friday: Former 38th Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey of the United States died in Waverly, Minnesota at age 66. He served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from January 20, 1965, to January 20, 1969.
  35. 1979 Saturday: In Miami Beach, Florida, “Great White Hope” Gerry Cooney scores a unanimous decision over opponent Eddie Lopez in an 8-round heavyweight bout.  Cooney’s pro record goes to 16-0.
  36. 1982 Wednesday: An Air Florida 737 crashed into Washington, D.C.’s 14th Street Bridge and fell into the Potomac River after taking off during a snowstorm, killing 78 people; four passengers and a flight attendant survived.
  37. 1983 Thursday: The NHL team, the Quebec Nordiques, play their 251st game without being shutout.
  38. 1984 Friday: Wayne Gretzky extended his NHL consecutive scoring streak to 45 games.  Elsewhere, in Denmark, heavyweight boxer “Aussie Joe” Bugner earned a majority decision over his opponent, Anders Eklund, in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout.  The record for “Aussie Joe” went to 58-10-1 while that of Eklund went to 7-2-1.
  39. 1987 Tuesday: West German police arrested Mohammed Ali Hamadi, a suspect in the 1985 hijacking of a TWA jetliner.  (Although convicted and sentenced to life, he was paroled by Germany in December 2005; he is on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists list).
  40. 1989 Friday: Bernard Goetz, the infamous ‘Subway Shooter,” begins one-year prison sentence.
  41. 1990 Saturday: The first black governor in the history of the nation, Douglas Wilder of Virginia took the oath of office on this date in time.
  42. 1992 Monday: Japan apologized for forcing tens of thousands of Korean women to serve as sex slaves for its soldiers during World War II, citing newly uncovered documents.
  43. 1997 Monday: Seven black soldiers received the Medal of Honor for acts of valor during World War II; the lone survivor of the group, former Lt. Vernon Baker, received his medal from President Bill Clinton at the White House.  Meanwhile, actress Debbie Reynolds received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  44. 1998 Tuesday: ABC and ESPN negotiated to keep “Monday Night Football” for $1.15 billion per season.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer “Aussie Joe” Bugner scored a 12-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Colin Wilson, retaining the Australian heavyweight boxing title and putting his pro record to 66-13-1.
  45. 1999 Wednesday: Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls announced that he would retire from the National Basketball Association.
  46. 2000 Thursday: Microsoft chairperson Bill Gates stepped aside as chief executive and promoted company president Steve Ballmer to the position.
  47. 2009 Tuesday: After trying to maintain order in neighboring Somalia, Ethiopian troops begin pulling out and returning home.  Meanwhile, President-elect Barack Obama’s nominee for secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton, vowed during her Senate confirmation hearing to revitalize the mission of diplomacy in U.S. foreign policy.  Obama’s choice to run the Treasury Department, Timothy Geithner, disclosed that he had failed to pay $34,000 in taxes from 2001 to 2004.  SOB!  We are curious if he has ever paid his taxes up?
  48. 2011 Thursday: North Korea plans to hold the communist hermit nation’s first-ever golf tournament on a course favored by Kim Jung-Il.  Elsewhere, 100 miles off the coast of Tanzania, a British cruise ship is able to fend off an attack by Somali pirates.
  49. 2012 Friday: The Italian luxury liner Costa Concordia ran aground off the Tuscan island of Giglio and flipped onto its side; 32 people were killed.  (The ship’s captain, Francesco Schettino faces possible trial on charges of manslaughter and abandoning the ship before evacuation was complete).
  50. 2013 Sunday: The Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League beat the Seattle Seahawks, their first playoff victory ever, by a score of 31-29.   Meanwhile, at the 70th Annual Golden Globe awards, the film, “Argo,” wins best drama and best director awards.  This is a great film about the Islamic Revolution in Iran and the takeover of the U.S. embassy. 
  51. 2014 Monday: In West Virginia, 10 people underwent hospitalization and 300,000 people have been unable to use tap water for four days since 4-methylcyclohexane methanol, an industrial chemical, leaked into the Elk River.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms conduct the test of WU-14, a new hypersonic missile system, a system reported to have speeds of Mach 8 to Mach 12.
  52. 2015 Tuesday: Hosni Mubarak, former president of Egypt, may be freed after the nation’s high court overturned the sole remaining verdict against him for embezzling public funds; Mubarak has been serving his three-year prison term in a hospital due to poor health.  Elsewhere, following the Charlie Hebdo massacre, the French government announces plans to deploy 10,000 troops across the country to protect sensitive sites.  Damned Islamists are always out there causing trouble…
  53. 2016 Wednesday: The largest Powerball jackpot in history- $1.6 billion- was divided among three winners.  Elsewhere, in the Pakistani city of Quetta, angry jihadists carry out a suicide bombing on a polio center, killing at least 15 people, and wounding far too many others.  Ah, the so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes yet again.  Meanwhile, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, ISIS thugs attack the Pakistani Consulate killing at least 9 people and wounding another 12 or more.  Finally, Iran frees 10 U.S. Navy sailors it took into custody when their two patrol boats ‘strayed into Iranian waters.’  No, they did not enter your waters, you scumbags.
  54. 2017 Friday: Turkish strongman Tayyip Recep Erdogan announces that Turkish forces will remain on the island of Cyprus for the rest of time.  They invaded the island during the 1970s and fought to displace the Greeks.  The island has been divided between the two countries ever since.  Speaking of thugs, for the first time the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons blasts Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and members of his regime for using chemical weapons on innocent civilians.
  55. 2018 Saturday: In the NFC Division Round, the Philadelphia Eagles defeat the Atlanta Falcons in a low-scoring affair by a score of 15-10.  In the AFC Division Round, the New England Patriots wipe out the Tennessee Titans with a final score of 35-14.  Meanwhile, thanks to Deep State resistance, a false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic, with people abandoning cars on a highway and preparing to flee their homes; officials apologized and said the alert was sent when someone (obviously on purpose) hit the wrong button during a shift change.  So far, the feds have not identified the prick.
  56. 2019 Sunday: In the AFC Division Round, the New England Patriots pound the snot out the Los Angeles Chargers with a final score of 41-28.  In the NFC Division Round, the New Orleans Saints wallop the Philadelphia Eagles by a final score of 20-14, knocking Super Bowl LII champion Eagles out of the running.   Elsewhere, following insane elections in Venezuela in which, many people believe the President of the National Assembly Juan Guaidó won, Caracas police briefly detain him after he said he ‘was prepared to take power.’  This would create an international crisis.
  57. 2020 Monday: The people of Iran continue protesting their illegitimate government by calling for the ouster of the grand ayatollah, someone who should have been droned long ago.  Meanwhile, Sen. Cory “Creepy” Booker, D-NJ, becomes the fifteenth Democrat to leave the running for the 2020 Democratic nomination.  He does this because he has 0-percent support and cannot raise money.  Also, because the man is stranger than f**k and claims NOT to be gay.  Sure, Cory, sure.  Elsewhere, the U.S. expels 21 Royal Saudi Air Force pilots from the country following the shooting in Pensacola, Florida, which took the lives of American service personnel.  The Saudis were found to have jihadist sympathies.  Will we ever learn?
  58. 2021 Wednesday: Although many called for leniency, the feds executed Lisa Montgomery at its Terre Haute prison facility, the first woman executed in 67 years.  Next, the U.S. Supreme Court blocks mail delivery of the abortion drug during the Chi-Com-caused pandemic.  Meanwhile, Acting Attorney-General Rosen warns of violence both in Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day as well as in all 50 states.  Finally, pot-smoking Mayor Bill Di Blasio of New York City says the city is ‘canceling $17 million in contracts with Donald J. Trump.’  Wow.
  59. 2021 Wednesday A: The wonderful government of Iran has passed a bill calling for the destruction of Israel by the year 2041 as well as for retribution for the POS Quds Force commander, Gen. Qassim Soleimani, whom the U.S. took out in a drone strike on New Year’s Day in 2020.  What better reason to nuke these carpet-making camel jockeys NOW before President Trump leaves office?  Moving on, we learn that ‘fewer than 10 scurrilous Republicans’ support the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump which is occurring now on Capitol Hill in the U.S. House of Representatives.  As the impeachment BS continues, Representative Matt Rosendale, R-Montana, says that Congresswoman Liz Cheney, R-WY, should be ‘stripped of her leadership role,’ something with which, we wholeheartedly agree.  Meanwhile, ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden announces he will select another Obama-Biden alum- Samantha Power- to head USAID.  Next, the U.S. Senate announces confirmation hearings for incoming Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen beginning on January 19, the same day the Democrats want to impeach President Trump a second time.
  60. 2021 Wednesday B: Christopher Ruddy of Newsmax TV says that ‘in a strange way President-elect Joe Biden is listening to his outgoing predecessor President Donald J. Trump in that he is nominating what the country perceives to be moderates to work in his administration and keeping the ultra-left riffraff at arm’s length.’  Interesting point.  Speaking of the 45th president, a recent McLaughlin poll says Trump’s approval ratings have been holding at 49-percent, his highest since the election.  Meanwhile, the U.S. special envoy to South Korea Henry Harris will be leaving his post next week.  Elsewhere, Newt Gingrich says there is ‘enormous danger’ in the ability to dictate whether President Donald J. Trump (or anyone else for that matter) can seek the presidency ever again.’  Nope, times are changing for the worst, folks.  Finally, ever-traitorous “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, the current Senate majority leader, signals he will go along with the second impeachment of President Trump.  What a guy.
  61. 2021 Wednesday C: President Donald J. Trump’s EPA through its push to impose industry-backed regulations is a tactic by which, it can tie the hands of incoming President-elect Joe Biden’s hands when it comes to forcing Green New Deal BS on the American people.  This will allow industry to have a greater say in proceeding with projects than the federal government, which is good, extremely good.  Meanwhile, YouTube has suspended President Donald Trump’s channel on their site.  Censorship run amok yet again, folks.  Elsewhere, at the request of President-elect Joe Biden, Operation Warp Speed’s Dr. Moncef Slaoui has submitted his resignation letter.      
  62. 2021 Wednesday D: Please stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball drawings.  First, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3525 with a jackpot of $11,000,000 up for grabs: 03, 17, 21, 27, 35, and Mega 05.  Out of 151,188 winning tickets, the highest winners were two people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $25,559 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at Riviera Foods in Kelseyville, CA 95451 and Shell in Irvine, CA 92606.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #811 with a jackpot of $550,000,000 at stake: 04, 19, 23, 25, 49, and Powerball 14.   Out of 424,484 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Powerball for a prize of $2,768,497 apiece.  One winning ticket was sold at a Chevron in San Diego, CA 92111 and Paul’s Market in San Jose, CA 95112.
  63. 2021 Wednesday E: President Donald J. Trump has been impeached a second time what with 219 Democrats and 10 Republicans voting for and 197 Republicans voting against (232 for, 197 against).  What a disgrace for our country, a politically-motivated impeachment designed to prevent Donald J. Trump from running ever again for the White House.   One thing we have learned is that there is NOT enough support among Republicans for impeachment so the Senate might waffle on forging ahead with a trial.  The negative repercussions could be tremendous for BOTH sides.  Time for President Trump to release ALL UFO files, all JFK assassination files, and all files on the corruption and crookedness of the entire Biden Family.  Do it NOW, Mr. President, do it NOW before our enemies take advantage of our insane politics and light us up.  
  64. 2021 Wednesday F: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 92,240,036 confirmed cases, +856,492, 1,975,707, confirmed deaths, +18,955, and 50,922,412 confirmed recoveries, +384,517.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 23,009,789 confirmed cases, up 212,059 from yesterday’s reporting, 383,290 confirmed deaths, UP 4,270, and 9,989,455 confirmed recoveries, UP 73,884.
  65. 2021 Wednesday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,815,933 confirmed cases, 31,105 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 312 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 283,363 confirmed cases, 3,869 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Nebraska: currently, they have 177,883 confirmed cases, 1,847 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 510,063 confirmed cases, 3,771 confirmed deaths, and 429,929 confirmed recoveries. 
  66. 2021 Wednesday H:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,060.47, DOWN 8.22 points (-0.026%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,128.95, UP 56.52 points (+0.43%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,809.84, UP 8.65 points (+0.23%).  The price of GOLD is $1,847.40 per troy oz., -7.50 (-0.40%) while the price of SILVER is $25.36 per troy ounce, -0.207 (-0.81%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,105.40 per troy oz, -5.30 (-0.48%) while the price of COPPER is $3.62 per pound, +0.003 (+0.08%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,397.10 per troy oz, +20.90 (+0.88%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.79 per barrel, -0.12 (-0.23%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.83.
  67. 2021 Wednesday I: In other economic news, consumer prices rose by 0.4-percent.  December saw the largest increase in four months.  The U.S. Department of Labor said that excluding core prices- energy costs and food prices- consumer prices rose by 0.1-percent and just 1.6-percent over the past 12 months.  Rising oil and gas prices as well as increases in the cost of food driving the increase.  Meanwhile, the U.S. bans cotton and tomato imports from Xinjiang Province in communist China amid concerns over the appalling human rights abuses and the rampant use of Uighur slave labor.  Human Rights Watch says that 2020 was the WORST year for human rights abuses in that repressive totalitarian country since 1989.  Everyone knows the Chi-Coms harvest organs from their prisoners and then sell them at astronomical prices around the globe.  Horrible. 
  68. 2021 Wednesday J: Elsewhere, the CEO of Parler says the social app may not return after being de-platformed by a cabal of BIG TECH social media and shadow authoritarians working from behind the scenes to squelch FREE SPEECH.  Finally, President Donald J. Trump gave a five-minute address from the Oval Office imploring Americans NOT to engage in violence even though rumors abound about what’s to come NEXT WEEK.  A poll conducted today says that a majority of Americans expect more violence to follow on the heels of the violence the nation witnessed last week.  Can anyone say, “CHI-COMS are behind this?” They are mad about criticism about Hong Kong as well as their use of slave labor, also U.S. reaching out to Taiwan, the REAL CHINA.
  69. 2021 Wednesday K: As everyone now knows, 10 Republicans voted against President Donald J. Trump on the impeachment charges of stirring up ‘an insurrection’ even though we know they know that was NOT the case.  Here are their names: (A) Rep. John Katko, NY (B) Liz Cheney, WY (C) Adam Kinzinger, IL (D) Fred Upton, MI (E) Jaime Herrera Beutler, WA (F) Peter Meijer, MI (G) Dan Newhouse, WA (H) Anthony Gonzalez, OH (I) Tom Rice, SC and (J) David Valadao, CA.  This last congressman is especially painful for those of us from California who contributed money to help Valadao take his seat back from carpetbagger T.J. Cox.  He then turns around and drives a shiv in the president.  I guess we will be coming for him in 2022.  Ingrate.  Meanwhile, Chef Vladimir in Washington state says both Newhouse and Beutler are proving to be disappointments.  Will someone please create a vaccine for RINO Republicanism?
  70. 2021 Wednesday L: Famed bassist Tim Bogert died in San Diego, California, at age 76 from the effects of cancer.  He played with Vanilla Fudge[vi], Beck, Bogert & Appice[vii], Cactus[viii], and Vanilla Fudge again until he retired from touring in 2010 due to a horrible motorcycle accident.
  71. 2022 Thursday: Friends, stick around and discover the news of the day along with all of us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0709 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset’s Reflection.”  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 release from guitar legend Richard Thompson was a five-CD box set: “RT- The Life and Times of Richard Thompson” (February 17, 2006).  This massive collection is broken into five separate portions featuring everything from classic cuts to amazing live renditions to album cuts upon which, he played as a guest or contributed to as a session musician.  One finds a nearly 170-page booklet that goes into great detail about the life and times of this phenomenal artist and priced at less than one hundred bucks, what the heck can you lose?  If you have yet to introduce the music of this lesser-known guitar virtuosos, well this is a glorious (and economical) way in which one can do it.  We hope you rush out to your nearest seller of classic rock music and add it to your collection.  You will be extremely glad you did, that we guarantee.

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TODAY IN HISTORY, THURSDAY JANUARY 13, 2022, BLOG POST #4,368

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Today in History:  

We feel compelled to share with our new readers that we are an OPINION SITE and not a NEWS SITE although we do report the news.  If anything, we are big history buffs which is why we have been going strong since early 2009…


Thursday, January 13, 2022:

ENDNOTES:

[i] Within the next two decades, we hope to present the music of Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band.

[ii] We are unclear as to when we will celebrate the music of this long-lived group but when we do, you will be the first to know.

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

[iv] We have no idea when we will begin promoting the music of this fabled country artist but you can be sure we will promote Johnny Cash at some point during the next two decades.

[v] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The album, “The Yellow Submarine” appeared on Sunday, 27-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[vi] We promoted the music of Vanilla Fudge beginning on Friday, 01-November-2013 through Friday, 15-November-2013.  We hope you will seek this band out and add their music to your growing collection.

[vii] We promoted the music of this venerable British rock band 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.

[viii] We fucked up when we failed to celebrate the music of the hard-rocking band, Cactus, at the same time we shared the music of Vanilla Fudge with you.  We hope to rectify that mistake sometime in the next 15 years.

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