106. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2022

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106. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2022:

Holy Saturday

U.S. Interior Secretary Caleb B. Smith; U.S. Secretaries of State William R. King and Anthony Blinken; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Charles J. Folger; Romanticist Francisco Goya, Chicago featuring Jason Scheff, Moby Grape featuring Skip Spence, Roxy Music featuring Graham Simpson, Savoy Brown featuring “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, and Uriah Heep featuring Lee Kerslake:

  1. 1178 B.C.: A solar eclipse may have marked the return of Odysseus, legendary king of Ithaca, to his kingdom after the Trojan War.
  2. 73 Sunday: Masada, a Jewish fortress where the zealots fled after the fall of Jerusalem, fell to the Romans after a lengthy siege, which ended the Great Jewish Revolt.
  3. 556 Friday: Pelagius I begins his reign as the 60th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pope from today until March 04, 561.
  4. 1789 Wednesday: President-elect George Washington left Mount Vernon, Virginia, for his inauguration in New York.
  5. 1808: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Caleb B. Smith is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Smith served under President Abraham Lincoln from March 05, 1861, to January 01, 1863.
  6. 1818 Thursday: The United States Senate ratified the Rush-Bagot amendment to form an unarmed U.S.-Canadian border.  Meanwhile, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, future 34th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles J. Folger is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Folger would serve under President Chester A. Arthur from November 14, 1881, to September 04, 1884.
  7. 1828: In Bordeaux, France, famed Romanticist artist Francisco Goya died at age 82.
  8. 1854 Sunday: San Salvador virtually disappeared during a massive earthquake.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln forbids anyone in the United States from doing business with the Confederacy.
  10. 1862 Wednesday: During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia.  Meanwhile, the Confederacy conscripted all white men between the ages of 18 and 35.
  11. 1881 Saturday: In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fought his final gun battle.
  12. 1889 Tuesday: In London, England, famed movie star and film director Charles Chaplin was born on this date.
  13. 1900 Monday: The Post Office issued the first book of postage stamps.  The two-cent stamps appeared in books of 12, 24, and 48 stamps.
  14. 1905 Sunday: Andrew Carnegie donated $10 million of personal money to set up the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
  15. 1912 Tuesday: American aviator Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly across the English Channel, traveling from Dover, England, to France in 59 minutes.
  16. 1916 Sunday: In Mesopotamia, British relief forces are fighting to relieve their comrades trapped Kut.  The Ottoman Turks have siege lines drawn around the ancient city and have been starving and denying their British opponents water and military supplies.  British forces continue drawing closer and closer to the besieged garrison but cannot push through the positions held by the fanatical Turks.  Allah is, after all, on their side.
  17. 1917 Monday: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin arrived back from exile in Petrograd to join the Russian Revolution.   Kaiser Wilhelm II played his ‘secret weapon’ well: loaded aboard a closed train, Lenin and the Kaiser struck a deal- ‘we will send you back to Russia and when you take power, you take Russia out of the war.’  And so, it occurred.  However, when the communists took power, every nation in Europe shunned them because they did not want the evil disease of Marxism spreading to their countries but for now, all was well. 
  18. 1922 Sunday: A treaty signed in Italy between Germany and the USSR recognized the governments of one another’s countries.  Elsewhere, Annie Oakley shot 100 clay targets in a row to set a women’s record.
  19. 1927 Saturday: In Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, Germany, future 265th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XVI is born.  He would become pontiff on April 19, 2005, and would guide his flock until being forced into early retirement on February 28, 2013, so that Pope Francis could become pontiff.  
  20. 1938 Saturday: Great Britain recognizes the Italian annexation of the African nation of Abyssinia.
  21. 1939 Sunday: Soviet leader Josef Stalin calls for a pact between Great Britain, France, and the USSR to defend against Nazi aggression. 
  22. 1940 Tuesday: Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians threw the first no-hit, no-run game on opening day of baseball season.  The Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox by a score of 1-0.  Meanwhile, British troops land to the north and south of Trondheim in Norway as they seek to defy the Nazis an easy victory and to help the Norwegian military to keep the Germans tied down for as long as possible.
  23. 1941 Wednesday: The Yugoslav government (or what’s left of it) is attempting to negotiate an end to the Axis invasion of their country.  The Yugoslav military was not prepared for the Blitzkrieg that fell atop them like a load of bricks.  Anger Adolf Hitler and you will pay the price. 
  24. 1942 Thursday: During World War II, Britain’s King George VI awards the George Cross to the island of Malta for suffering German air attacks and invasion and for fighting back bravely.
  25. 1943 Friday: “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, rhythm guitarist and vocalist with both the original Savoy Brown[i] and a founding member of Foghat[ii] was born on today’s date in Dulwich, London, England.  Meanwhile, in Basel, Switzerland, chemist Albert Hoffman accidentally discovered the hallucinogenic effects of LSD-25 while working on the medicinal value of lysergic acid.  
  26. 1944 Sunday: The Red Army continues rolling up German and Rumanian pockets around Yalta as the Soviets continue pushing the Axis troops out of their country.  Although ill-supplied and devoid of hope, the Germans continue fighting for their lives because they are more afraid of the Fuhrer in Berlin than they are of their Russian enemies.
  27. 1945 Monday: Allied troops begin entering the German city of Nuremburg during World War II.  Meanwhile the Red Army commenced the Battle of Berlin.  First, they would have to capture the outlying heights and then cut off the city.  German troops know that they cannot win this battle; however, they plan to bleed the Red Army dry of blood.  Finally, in the Baltic Sea, a Soviet submarine torpedoed and sank the MV Goya, a luxury liner the Nazis impressed into service to haul refugees and wounded soldiers from the Baltic republics in the face of an attacking Red Army; it is estimated that up to 7,000 peopled died in the attack.
  28. 1947 Wednesday: The French ship Grandcamp blew up at the harbor in Texas City, Texas; another ship, the High Flyer, exploded the following day.  The blasts killed nearly 600 people.  Elsewhere, financier Bernard M. Baruch said in a speech at the South Carolina statehouse, “Let us not be deceived—we are today in the midst of a Cold War.”  Elsewhere, future rock drummer with the British band, Uriah Heep[iii], 1971-1979 / 1981-2007, Lee Kerslake—is born in in Winton, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, on this date.
  29. 1951 Monday: The British submarine Affray sinks in the English Channel resulting in the loss of 75 lives.
  30. 1954 Friday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues, building in intensity.  Great pains are put into locating the enemy AA batteries so they can neutralize as many of them as possible which they do- at great cost in dwindling artillery ammunition.  The problem is, there are so many, taking out the ones they could cost them much-needed artillery ammo.  Meanwhile, Hanoi sends word that they are going to promote the leading officers by one rank.  Thus, Colonel Christian De Castries becomes Brigadier General De Castries while Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais and other lieutenant colonels move up to full bird colonel.  This is significant because it shows that leadership in Hanoi recognizes they are going to lose this fight…but not yet.[iv]
  31. 1962 Monday: Brazil nationalizes U.S. businesses.  Meanwhile, Walter Cronkite began anchoring the “CBS Evening News.”  Elsewhere, future U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is born in New York City, N.Y. on this date.  A Democrat, he would serve under Joe Biden from January 26, 2021, until?  Finally, New Orleans Archbishop Joseph Rummel excommunicated three local Roman Catholics for fighting racial integration of parochial schools.  
  32. 1963 Tuesday: Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote his “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” in which, the civil rights leader responded to a group of local clergymen who had criticized him for leading street protests; however, King, in his letter, defended his tactics, writing, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
  33. 1966 Saturday: Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain.
  34. 1967 Sunday: At the Western Open in El Monte, California, Bakersfield native Ken Barnes Jr. became the first skeet shooter to break a perfect 400 straight in all four guns (.410, 28, 20 and 12 gauges).  He is also the only shooter to this with pump action shotguns.
  35. 1968 Tuesday: The Pentagon announced that troops would begin coming home from Vietnam on this date.
  36. 1972 Sunday: Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the moon with astronauts John W. Young, Charles M. Duke, Jr., and Ken Mattingly aboard.
  37. 1975 Wednesday: The Khmer Rouge Rebels won control of Cambodia after five years of civil war.  They renamed the country Kampuchea and began a reign of terror on this date.
  38. 1977 Saturday: At the Aladdin Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada, at the 2:18-minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, powerhouse slugger Earnie Shavers beats his opponent Howard Smith via a KO.  This would elevate Shavers’ pro record to 54-5-1.  On the undercard, in his first professional boxing match, Michael “The Jinx” Spinks scores a TKO of opponent, Eddie Benson, at the 2:56-minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 1-0.
  39. 1978 Sunday: In Orissa, India, 180 people died when a tornado struck the area.
  40. 1982 Friday: Future Chicago[v] bassist/vocalist 1985-2016—Jason Scheff—is born on this date in San Diego, California.  Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth proclaimed Canada’s new constitution in effect, which severed the last colonial tie with Great Britain.
  41. 1983 Saturday: Steve Garvey set a new National League record by playing in his 1,118th consecutive game.
  42. 1986 Wednesday: After the United States bombed his African nation in retaliation for recent terrorist attacks, Libyan dictator, Moammar Khadafy appears on national television to dispute rumors that he died in the airstrike.
  43. 1987 Thursday: The U.S. Patent Office began allowing the patenting of new animals created by genetic engineering.
  44. 1990 Monday: Maximum unemployment benefits in the State of New York rise to $260 per week.
  45. 1991 Tuesday: In the NHL, the St. Louis Blues become the eighth team to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 3-2 in Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals.
  46. 1992 Thursday: The House Ethics Committee listed 303 current and former lawmakers who had overdrawn their House bank accounts.  Elsewhere- at the Paramount Theater in New York City, N.Y., heavyweight boxer Michael “Dynamite” Dokes scored a KO on opponent, Danny Sutton, at the 2:54-minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 47-3-2.
  47. 1996 Tuesday: In St. Louis, Mississippi, the ‘Easton Assassin’- heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes- wins a 10-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Quinn Navarre, to put his professional record to 64-5.
  48. 1999 Friday: In Santa Cruz, California, Skip Spence, the original drummer of the Jefferson Airplane[vi] and then one of the guitarists of the San Francisco rock band, Moby Grape[vii], died from lung cancer on this date; he was 52-years-old.  Elsewhere- in Copenhagen, Denmark, heavyweight boxer Brian Nielsen scores a 4th round TKO over his opponent, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon, in a scheduled 10-round bout.  Witherspoon’s record went to 46-9 while that of Nielsen went to 49-0.
  49. 2002 Tuesday: The Supreme Court overturned major parts of a 1996 child pornography law based on rights to freedom of speech.   Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 535 U.S. 234 (2002) struck down two overly broad provisions of the Child Pornography Prevention Act of 1996 over First Amendment rights.  
  50. 2003 Wednesday: The U.S. State Department announces a summit of the U.S., the People’s Republic of China, and North Korea will kowtow in Beijing over April 23-24, 2003, to discuss the paused North Korean nuclear program.  Of course, nothing will come of this, but it looks good to the little people.
  51. 2004 Friday: The Human Rights Commission at the United Nations- such a stellar body with a distinguished track record (yeah, right) got a BIG HIGH-FIVE from the Chinese when the commission smacked down a motion by the United States to condemn China’s abysmal record on human rights.  Rice wine all around, folks.  Elsewhere, as the fight in Iraq goes from bad to worse, the U.S. military drops a 1,000-pound bomb near the Shiite town of Najaf.  Good going let’s make those people love us even more there, President George W. Bush.  
  52. 2005 Saturday: Leaders of the G7 meet in Washington, D.C., in the headquarters of the World Bank.  The main topics of discussion are rising energy costs and the tying of the U.S. dollar to the Chinese yuan.   Elsewhere, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores an 8-round unanimous decision over opponent, Cornelius Ellis, to put his record to 43-8-1.
  53. 2006 Sunday: Communist Chinese President Hu Jintao holds a banquet for the honorary head of the Kuomintang, the Nationalist Party of Taiwan, Lien Chan.  This was back in a time when there was a thaw between the two countries and the fascist politics of the mainland a decade or so later were not common. 
  54. 2007 Monday: In the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, Virginia Tech gunman Seug-Hui Cho killed 33 people and injured 23 others before committing suicide.   Elsewhere, reports coming out of Iraq suggest that the U.S. is holding at least 18,000 Iraqis in various prisons with the average stay being a year and for some, far longer.   A study coming out of Iraq itself says that children in the godforsaken country are suffering at the hands of the invaders.
  55. 2008 Wednesday: The United States Supreme Court upholds lethal injection as a means of capital punishment.  Challenges over it being ‘cruel and unusual punishment’ were pushed aside as folks, you want to use Old Sparky, the gas chamber, the gallows, what- we need some way with which to eliminate condemned murderers.
  56. 2009 Thursday: Bolivian police kill three foreigners and arrest two others, men whom they claim had come to their country to assassinate their leader, communists President Evo Morales and Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera.  Sounds like a crock of crap to us.  
  57. 2010 Friday: Planes across the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia are grounded because of the volcanic ash coming from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges Goldman-Sachs with defrauding its investors.
  58. 2011 Saturday: In Egypt, the court orders the former ruling National Democratic Party of Hosni Mubarak be dissolved.  Next, in Cuba, President Raul Castro proposes ‘term limits’ for ‘elected officials.’  Come on, Raul, Cuba is a communist s**thole and things such as ‘term limits’ and ‘elections’ are complete shams, meant only for foreign consumption.
  59. 2012 Monday: Following political reforms in Myanmar, Australia relaxes sanctions on the country, including by-elections earlier this month where opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi’s party won more than a dozen seats.  Elsewhere, Roxy Music’s[viii] original bassist, Graham Simpson, died on this date in London, United Kingdom.  Meanwhile, “God Save the Queen,” the Sex Pistols big tune from 35 years ago which the BBC banned finally can be heard in the United Kingdom in time for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
  60. 2013 Tuesday: The defense ministry of China accuses the United States of increasing tensions in the Asia-Pacific region by increasing its military presence and supporting Vietnam, Japan, and the Philippines in long-term territorial disputes with the country.  Elsewhere, following yesterday’s attack on the Boston Marathon, organizers of the London Marathon- occurring this Sunday- are reassessing their security setup for the event.  Elsewhere, North Korea is having a meltdown over recent protests in South Korea in which residents of Seoul were burning portraits of the leadership.  They demand immediate apologies and cessation of all anti-Democratic Republic of North Korea activities or else.
  61. 2014 Wednesday: South Korean ferry MV Sewol sank; 304 people drowned, most of who were students on vacation.   Elsewhere, Russian hegemony continues in the Ukraine where ‘pro-Russian protesters’ manage to overpower Ukrainian forces and capture six of their armored personnel carriers. 
  62. 2015 Thursday: Migrants continue drowning in the Mediterranean in the waters between Libya and Italy as, yet another boat goes down, taking at least 340 people down to Davey Jones’ locker.  Elsewhere, European authorities charge 15 Muslim men from another boat with murder seeing as how they threw 12 Christians overboard to drown when their boat was floundering in high seas.  Crucify them.
  63. 2016 Saturday: The Afghan government continues repelling Taliban attacks on the city of Kunduz.  Afghan and U.S. troops are keeping the jihadists at bay.  Half a world away, Syria and ISIS continue doing battle with one another and many parts of the city of Aleppo are smoldering ruins.  For every rocket attack, the Syrian government answers with airstrikes.  Civilians are fleeing in all directions.
  64. 2017 Sunday: Dictatorial thug leader of Turkey- Recep Tayyip Erdogan- ‘wins’ approval for an 18-article constitutional reform which thrusts the nation ever deeper into totalitarianism.  Elsewhere, due to the stupidity of Hamas and Fatah officials, the Gaza Strip’s ONLY power generating plants shuts down.  It has run out of fuel, its bills have gone unpaid, many among the leadership have skimmed off fortunes from money given to the Palestinian Authority and all they can do is to blame it on the ‘blockade.’  Look, dimwits, the answer is simple: stop building tunnels into Israel and do something for your people.  Period. 
  65. 2018 Monday: Following a recent chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government on the town of Douma, critics are bellowing that the Russians have ‘covered up evidence at the crime scene’ to which, the Russians say, ‘not likely’ and that as soon as it’s safe there (as soon as they finish cleaning it up), they will allow a team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to visit the area. 
  66. 2019 Tuesday: While many of us love the Seattle Seahawks, there is no reason as to WHY the team made quarterback Russell Wilson the highest-paid QB in the game, giving him both a $65 million signing bonus as well as a four-year extension worth $140 million.  The rest of the team is struggling so it appears Seattle is going down the path the Baltimore Ravens went with QB Joe Flacco.  Where is Joe NOW?   Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump vetoes a bill demanding an end to U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iranian-backed Houthi scum in Yemen.
  67. 2020 Thursday: Jobless claims due to COVID-19, the Chinese gift to the world that won’t stop giving, come in at 5.2 million for the week.  Total claims since social distancing and economic shutdown hit 22 million Americans out of work.  This is all because of China.  We must make them pay when we come to the end of the pandemic, which we hope is soon.  Word continues to appear that demonstrate that the Wuhan Virus Crisis did indeed come out of a Chinese laboratory in the city of Wuhan where it just so happens the Chinese conduct biowarfare studies.  Although they continue lying that the virus came from somewhere else, who can believe a single word a communist regime says?  Communists always lie, it’s in their DNA which is why no one should take them at their word.  COVID-19 Statistics: currently, there are 2,151,199 confirmed cases around the planet what with 1 confirmed cases around the planet what with 143,725 confirmed fatalities as well as 541,501 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 672,931 confirmed cases with 34,386 confirmed deaths and 54,594 confirmed recoveries.  The Chinese claim 84,593 confirmed cases, 3,342 confirmed deaths and 79,112 confirmed recoveries.  Boy do the communists lie.
  68. 2020 Thursday A: The stock market today: the DOW Jones Industrial Average is 23,537.68, UP 33.33 (0.14%); the NASDAQ is 8,532.36, UP 139.19 (1.66%), and the S & P is 2,799.55, UP 16.19 (0.58%).  President Trump lays out his plan for a gradual reopening of the economy and people are ecstatic.  Meanwhile, authoritarian Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell slander defenders of the U.S. Constitution who have protested the governor’s fascist executive orders by claiming the protesters were waving ‘Confederate and Swastika flags.’  Show us some pictures, please.  Again, we say, “ANTIFA, WHERE THE F**K ARE YOU?  YOU SHOULD BE IN MICHIGAN FIGHTING AGAINST THIS FASCIST GOVERNOR AND HER FELLOW DEMOCRATS!”
  69. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 139,274,615 confirmed cases, +933,695, 2,989,590  confirmed deaths, +14,760, and 79,359,280 confirmed recoveries, +573,576.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,764,754 confirmed cases, UP 82,708 from yesterday’s reporting, 571,464 confirmed deaths, UP 933, and 119,018,094 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[ix]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  70. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 244,572 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Meanwhile, people are questioning WHY if everyone is getting their shots why the hell people must continue wearing masks like that dimwitted little troll, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci continues telling us to do.  WTF is up with that?  
  71. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,712,566 confirmed cases, 60,837 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,155,744 confirmed cases, 34,330 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,337 confirmed cases, 473 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 383,967 confirmed cases, 5,412 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Arkansas, the home of future Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders: they have 332,949 confirmed cases, 5,686 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[x] 
  72. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,902 confirmed cases, 6,315 confirmed deaths, and 827,934 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Nepal, a country the Chinese are trying to undermine and make a de facto piece of the RED EMPIRE: 282,890 cases of the virus, 3,070 confirmed deaths and 274,812 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    
  73. 2021 Friday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,200.67, UP 164.68 points (+0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,052.34, UP 13.58 points (+0.97%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,185.47, UP 15.05 points (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.07 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.10%).  The price of GOLD is $1,777.30 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $26.04 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.25%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,206.00 per troy oz, -2.70 (-0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $4.16 per pound, -0.00 (-0.08%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,777.50 per troy oz, +36.77 (+1.34%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,600.00 per troy oz., +500.00 (+1.78%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000016.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Gibraltar pounds, one greenback equals 0.72860 and in Guatemalan Quetzal, a buck equals 7.72.[xv]   
  74. 2021 Friday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.953 per gallon, $2.833 in Florida, $3.748 in Hawaii, and $3.352 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Illinois: $3.080.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,178,345,152,208 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  75. 2021 Friday F: GUNS, GUNS, GUNS– You know folks, last night, 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole went into the FedEx facility at the Indianapolis, Indiana, airport, shot and killed 8 people, wounded several others, and then took his own life.  His mother reportedly warned the cops last year that her son might try to go out via suicide by cop.  This is a tragedy for all involved but here’s the deal: since Joe Biden has become president, there have been more mass shootings than there were under the last two years of President Donald J. Trump what with 30 dead so far this month alone.  This tells us that the rhetoric used by feeble old Joe Biden and his Democratic Party henchmen-and-women is driving the nuts to go berserk, shooting, and killing and maiming innocent people.  It is clear many fear they are going to lose their weapons and since they have unfinished business, are going to act on it NOW.  Stop with all the HATE SPEECH, Joe, enough is enough.  (Note- the cops in Indianapolis say they are searching for a motive.  What the hell!  Mr. Hole wanted to die, and he had some people with whom he wanted to settle scores.  Period).
  76. 2021 Friday G: BULLS**T POLL OF THE DAY– a recent PEW Poll says that Joe Biden’s approval rating stands at 59-percent.  Please.  This nothing but crap.  Speaking of Joe Biden, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, says, that ‘Joe Biden is not up to the task at hand, especially the Chi-Coms who are our biggest threat and someone we should have nuked back in 1951.  In other Joe Biden news, he is holding his first meeting with another foreign leader, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan, at the White House today.  We wonder who is speaking for him.   Anyhow, the two leaders agree that the Taiwan Strait must remain stable.
  77. 2021 Friday H: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE– common sense people are beginning to ask WTF we shut our country down over the Chi-Com virus when hundreds of thousands of people continue swamping across our border and disappearing into the interior of the country?  If the federal government could give a flying f**k about how many of the invaders have COVID-19, then why should anyone else?  Speaking of the border crisis, President George W. Bush- an ‘esteemed former president’ if one ever existed (yeah, right) says he supports immigration reform but not amnesty.  George, we feel the same way about you as we do Jimmy Carter.  When either one of you dimwits says anything, we quickly move onto something else.   
  78. 2021 Friday I: JOE BIDEN REFUGEE NEWS–  House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the dumb b***h who slurs her words bad enough already but with a mask strapped over her pie hole makes it even more difficult to understand what the hell she is saying chided Joe Biden on not taking in enough refugees.  Oh, please, Nance, please Joe, bring in some more winners like Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, like the Syrian shooter in Boulder, Colorado, like the Boston bombers, please, bring in some more of those America-hating POS, we need more of them ASAP.   Meanwhile, Joe Biden moves to placate our European allies and says he will remove Trump-era caps on the number of refugees our country accepts in.  That truly sucks.
  79. 2021 Friday J: POLITICAL NEWS I– Someone said Chelsea “The Genius” Clinton may run for Congress.  Good God Almighty, please say it ain’t so.  She is as stupid as is the Fly, aka Baby Evita, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she with her Boston College economics degree.   Then again, she would fit right in with all the dimwitted Democrats serving in Congress already like Hank “Flat Top” Johnson, DS-GA 4th congressional district, and Congresswoman Sheila “Putty Puss” Jackson Lee, DS-TX 18th congressional district, and Congressman ‘Mr.’ James “Influence” Clyburn, DS-SC 6th congressional district, she would fit right in.   
  80. 2021 Friday K: POLITICAL NEWS II– Glenn Beck said today on his radio show that in the cities where Black Lives Matter protesters ran amok raping, pillaging, looting, robbing, and beating, there were a combined total of more than 6,000 additional homicides.  Coincidence?  We think not.  They are not a peace-loving group; they are fascist black-and-brown-shirted thugs in need of eradication.  Elsewhere, in other political news, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, has challenged the highly cerebral Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th congressional district to a debate on the Green New Deal.  Now, we would pay handsomely to get ringside seats to see this duel to the death, MTG doing battle with the Fly on pay-per-view-TV.  Sign us up now.
  81. 2021 Friday L: POLITICAL NEWS III– In other political news, we learn that the director for the new Black Panther sequel is NOT going to follow his WOKE liberal comrades and boycott Georgia.  Good.  ‘WOKE’ will go away when people pay it NO attention.  None of us are going to NFL, NBA, or MLB games ever again nor are we going to buy Coca-Cola® products, Nike® sportswear, or any of the other crap that is boycotting everything.  We are not going to see movies, we do not have to see how stupid we are, how great the Chi-Coms and perverts are, enough is enough.   Elsewhere, the great state of Florida passes an anti-riot bill.  About time someone does.  Look, government’s number one job is this: protecting the lives of its citizens and their property.  Plain, simple, and easy for the stupid to understand.  Once you raise an arm to throw a Molotov cocktail, you get shot.  Once you throw bricks and don’t stop when you are told to stop, you get shot.  Once you start looting, you are eligible to get shot.  This is the way it always was and should be again.
  82. 2021 Friday M: 2020 ELECTION NEWS– reports continue to arise that the number one person behind the changed election laws in numerous states and in the subsequent theft of the election from President Donald J. Trump is Bill and Hillary Clinton’s number one hired thug, attorney Mark Elias.  A partner at Perkins Cole, he is the head of their ‘political law’ department and this man- if we are to believe what we are now learning- is the number one operative behind the stolen election and the subsequent cover-ups of the theft.  In all states where election information has already been trashed, those states should have to hold another election at their expense.
  83. 2021 Friday N: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– We learn that Hunter Biden’s NEW book in which he talks about smoking crack, banging teenaged whores, and doing all sorts of other evil and disgusting stuff has sold a whopping 10,638 books in its first week.  According to Bill O’Reilly, this is ‘crap’ seeing as how Bill’s new book, “Killing the Mob” has already sold 60,000 copies and is not even on the shelves of bookstores yet.  In other news, people are lamenting the 13-year-old boy who was shot dead in Chicago the other night by a cop.  Adam Toledo, aka Lil Homicide and Baby Diablo was gangbanging with his buds at 2:30 in the morning, running around with a loaded gun, shot at cops, then ran away and dumped the gun just as the cops rolled up and got shot.  YOU don’t want to get shot, don’t be banging, don’t be shooting at cops, and don’t be running around in the middle of the night.  Period.   We shed no tears.  Next, Raul Castro, dictator of Cuba, says yes indeed, he is going to resign.  Wow.
  84. 2021 Friday O: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– U.S. Interior Secretary Debra Haaland, the first Norwegian-Native American to hold the job, is dumping Trump era rules concerning the fossil fuel industry’s rights on public lands.  Apparently, oil and gas companies will no longer be able to drill for vital national resources leaving us dependent upon OPEC, Russia, and other Third World producers of energy.  This makes no sense.  Next, conservative House Republicans are forming the ‘America First Caucus,’  a group to continue the legacy of President Donald J. Trump.   Next, Minneapolis public schools are hurriedly switching over to online learning as the city (and the country) braces for the verdict in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.   Finally, the mother of slain EMT Breonna Taylor- Tamika Palmer- slams both State Representative Attica Scott, D-Louisville, and BLM, labeling both of them as ‘frauds’ in the aftermath of the shooting death of her daughter.  According to Ms. Palmer, she watched the TWO raise money off the death of Breonna without doing a damned thing to help her family.  Wow.  We understand.
  85. 2021 Friday P: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1651: 17, 27, 28, 50, 55, and Mega 25.  Out of 105,680 winning tickets, the highest winners were 64 people who had four numbers for a prize of $496 apiece.
  86. 2022 Saturday: Friends, we understand that the left can say whatever they want about whomever they want.  However, they persecute us for making light of all manner of things, lampooning bigwig politicians, or criticizing drastic social changes.   Well, we will do our best to clean things up and put our critics at ease.  What the hell.

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The next album that came out is technically a Richard Manuel album although credited in some locations as a joint effort between Rick Danko and Richard Manuel.  “Live at O’ Toole’s Tavern” came out on July 20, 2009, and featured Manuel (pianos, vocals), Danko (bass, fiddle, guitars vocals), Jim Weider (guitars, bass), and a harmonica player.  One finds 18 glorious tunes here, many from the Band but others from elsewhere.  We certainly hope that everyone who enjoys both the Band and its individual components to seek this one out, give it a good listen, and to pick it up.  We think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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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 along with “Lonesome Dave” who ranks amongst the best rhythm guitarists and rock vocalists ever which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Foghat, one of the all-time greatest rock bands to explode out of England, beginning on Monday, 18-February-2018 through Monday, 19-March-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this celebrated group out by checking out the blog posts on those dates.

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

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

[v] We will present the music of Chicago- and its various members’ solo careers- sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.

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

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

[viii] We promoted the music of Roxy Music, as well as its three principal members- Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera, and Andy Mackay- beginning on Wednesday, 05-February-2020, through Sunday, 19-April-2020.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

34. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 03, 2022

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34. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 03, 2022:

President Woodrow Wilson; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Joseph Story, James Clark McReynolds; U.S. Attorneys General Judson Harmon, James Clark McReynolds, Richard Kleindienst, John Ashcroft, Alberto Gonzales, and Eric Holder; Acting U.S. Attorney General Mark Robert Filip; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Leslie Aspen and William Perry; U.S. Transportation Secretary “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Oliver Wolcott Jr., and John W. Snow; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Kenneth W. Dam; Buddy Holly-Richie Valens-J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, Chicken Shack (and Savoy Brown) featuring Stan Webb, the Hollies featuring Eric Haydock, “Purple Haze” by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, and the Kinks featuring Dave Davies:

  1. 929 Thursday: The 124th Roman Catholic Pope Stephen VII became the guide of all earthly Christendom on this date and would serve until February 13, 931.
  2. 1451 Monday: The reign of the 6th Ottoman Turkish Sultan- Murad II- ends on this day.  His successor- Mehmed II- begins his role as the leader of all Islam.  He would rule from today until May 03, 1841.  
  3. 1488 Friday: Portuguese navigator Bartholomew Diaz landed at Mossal Bay in the Cape, the first European known to have landed on the southern extremity of Africa.
  4. 1690 Friday: The Massachusetts Colony issued the first paper money in America on this date; the government used the script to pay soldiers involved in prosecuting the war against Quebec.
  5. 1743 Sunday: The city of Philadelphia establishes a ‘pest house’ in which, to quarantine newly arrived immigrants.
  6. 1783 Monday: Spain formally recognized American independence.
  7. 1795 Tuesday: The nation’s 2nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Oliver Wolcott Jr. assumed office on this date.  A Federalist, he served under President George Washington from today until December 31, 1800.
  8. 1809 Friday: The federal government created the Illinois Territory on this date.
  9. 1811 Sunday: American newspaper editor Horace Greeley was born in Amherst, N.H.
  10. 1812 Monday: The 18th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Story took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, President James Madison nominated him to fill Associate Justice William Cushing’s seat.  He served from today until September 10, 1845.
  11. 1815 Friday: The first professional cheese factory is established in Switzerland.
  12. 1836 Wednesday: The Whig Party holds its first national convention in Albany, New York.
  13. 1846 Tuesday: The future 41st U.S. Attorney General Judson Harmon is born in Newtown, Ohio, on this date.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from June 11, 1895, to March 04, 1897.
  14. 1855 Saturday: The state Supreme Court of Wisconsin declares the U.S. Fugitive Slave Law to be unconstitutional.
  15. 1862 Monday: In Elkton, Kentucky, future 66th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds is born.  President Woodrow Wilson would nominate his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of another Democrat, Associate Justice Horace Lurton.  McReynolds would serve from 08-29-1914 to 01-31-1941.  Prior to this, McReynolds served his country as the 48th U.S. Attorney General.  In this position, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 15, 1913, to August 29, 1914, and then went onto the U.S. Supreme Court.
  16. 1862 Monday A: Meanwhile, Thomas Edison printed the Weekly Herald and issued it to train passengers traveling between Port Huron and Detroit, Michigan.  It was the first time in which a publisher printed a newspaper on a train.
  17. 1865 Friday: President Abraham Lincoln and Confederate Vice President Alexander H. Stephens held a shipboard peace conference off the Virginia coast; the talks deadlocked over the issue of Southern autonomy.
  18. 1870 Thursday: The 15th Amendment becomes law giving blacks the right to vote.
  19. 1876 Thursday: With $800, Albert Spalding starts a business that manufactures baseballs, footballs, golf balls, basketballs, and tennis balls.
  20. 1882 Friday: Circus owner PT Barnum buys his world-famous elephant, “Jumbo.”
  21. 1887 Thursday: To avoid disputed national elections, the U.S. Congress establishes the Electoral Count Act. 
  22. 1900 Saturday: In Frankfort, Kentucky, gubernatorial candidate William Goebels died from an assassin’s bullet wounds.  On August 18, 1900, Ex-Secretary of State Caleb Powers was found guilty of conspiracy to murder Goebels.
  23. 1913 Monday: The 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution providing for a federal income tax underwent ratification.
  24. 1916 Thursday: In Ottawa, the original parliament buildings burn down in a massive conflagration.
  25. 1917 Saturday: The U.S. broke off diplomatic relations with Germany, which had announced a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
  26. 1924 Sunday: Woodrow Wilson, the 28th president of the United States, died in Washington D.C. at age 67.  A Democrat, he served from March 04, 1913, to March 04, 1921. 
  27. 1927 Thursday: Upon signing a bill, President Calvin Coolidge established the Federal Radio Commission.
  28. 1930 Monday: William Howard Taft, the chief justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) resigned for health reasons (and died little over a month later).  President Warren G. Harding nominated the former president to fill the seat of Chief Justice Edward Douglass White.  Taft served from July 11, 1921, until today.  Taft was the 69th U.S. Supreme Court justice and the 10th chief justice.  Meanwhile, the Vietnamese communist party forms.  
  29. 1941 Monday: In Vichy, France, the Nazis used force to restore Pierre Laval to office.  Elsewhere, German Lt. General Erwin Rommel is placed in command of all Axis forces in North Africa, forces that would become known as the Afrika Korps.
  30. 1942 Tuesday: Imperial Japanese air, naval, and ground forces step up attacks against Surabaya in the Dutch East Indies as well as on Port Moresby in New Guinea.  The Japanese are trying to isolate Australia from Allied help.  Soon, bombers will be hitting Darwin.
  31. 1943 Wednesday: During World War II, the U.S. transport ship Dorchester, which was carrying troops to Greenland, sank after a German torpedo hit the vessel; of the more than 900 men aboard, only some 230 survived.   On the Eastern Front, the struggles of the Italian 8th Army and Alpine Corps survivors continues.  The city of Kharkov is full of German, Italian, and other Axis troops lucky enough to break the Red Army encirclement.  However, the Red Army would soon turn its sights on the industrial city.  Elsewhere, Eric Haydock—future bassist with the British rock band, the Hollies[i] (1962-66)—is born in Stockpot, Cheshire, England, on this date.
  32. 1944 Thursday: During World War II, 1000 U.S. Flying Fortresses hit Berlin in one of the biggest air raids to date in the war.  Meanwhile, on the Italian Front, Field Marshall Albert Kesselring put more than 100,000 troops against the Allies holding the Anzio beachhead.  Bombardment is constant driving many of the Allied troops underground.  The Germans, however, cannot breech the line while the Allied troops cannot break out.  Everything depends on what happens farther down the spine of Italy where the Allies are fighting to dislodge the German defenders of Monte Cassino.
  33. 1945 Saturday: The Soviet Union agreed to enter World War II against Japan on this date.  In a couple of months, they would be fighting to capture Berlin; once Berlin fell, they would redistribute their forces to the Far East.  Meanwhile, the Battle of Manila in the Philippines gets underway today as U.S. forces begin attacking Japanese forces clinging to the capital city.  Elsewhere, during heavy bombing of Berlin, the ‘hanging judge’- Judge Roland Friesler- the man who condemned the Valkyrie plotters to slow strangulation for trying to assassinate Adolf Hitler- dies in the rubble of his court.  
  34. 1946 Sunday: In Fulham, Southwest London, England, future member of the British blues band, Chicken Shack, and with Savoy Brown for a brief period- Stan Webb- is born.
  35. 1947 Monday: Dave Davies, future guitarist and vocalist with the British rock group, the Kinks[ii] is born in Fortis Green, London, England on this date.  Elsewhere, Percival Prattis became the first black news correspondent admitted to the House and Senate press gallery in Washington.  The groundbreaking reporter worked for “Our World” in New York City.
  36. 1951 Saturday: Dick Button won the U.S. figure skating title for the sixth time on this date.
  37. 1953 Tuesday: The Batepa Massacre took place in Sao Tome as Portuguese troops killed some 1,000 striking plantation workers.
  38. 1959 Tuesday: Rock-and-roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson[iii] died in a small plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa.  An American Airlines Lockheed Electra crashed into New York’s East River, killing 65 of the 73 people on board it.
  39. 1966 Thursday: On today’s date, the Soviet space probe, Luna 9, becomes the first manmade object to make a soft landing on the moon.
  40. 1967 Friday: The Jimi Hendrix Experience[iv] records the song, “Purple Haze.”
  41. 1969 Monday: Yasser Arafat becomes the head of the Palestine Liberation Organization
  42. 1971 Wednesday: New York City police officer Frank Serpico, who had charged there was widespread corruption in the NYPD, was shot and seriously wounded during a drug-bust in Brooklyn.  Elsewhere, in Paradise, Nevada, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers improves his pro record to 20-2 with a 3rd round KO over his opponent Johnny Mac in a scheduled 10-round bout.
  43. 1972 Thursday: The XI Olympic Winter Games opened in Sapporo, Japan.
  44. 1980 Sunday: At the 2:38 minute mark of the 6th round in a scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship bout, Larry Holmes scores a TKO over his opponent, Lorenzo Zanon, to retain the WBC heavyweight title and to put his pro record to 33-0.
  45. 1984 Friday: On this date, the 10th space shuttle mission—Challenger 4—launched.
  46. 1988 Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives handed President Ronald Reagan a major defeat, rejecting his request for $36.2 million in new aid to the Nicaraguan Contras by a vote of 219-211.
  47. 1989 Friday: In Paraguay, a military coup overthrows longtime dictator Alfredo Stroessner.
  48. 1990 Saturday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, WBO light-heavyweight champion, Michael “Double M” Moorer maintains his title when his opponent’s corner throws in the towel at the end of Round 9 in a scheduled 12-round championship bout.  His opponent, Marcellus Allen, could not answer the bell.  
  49. 1991 Sunday: The rate for a first-class postage stamp rose to 29 cents.
  50. 1994 Thursday: The space shuttle Discovery lifted off, carrying Sergei Krikalev, the first Russian cosmonaut to fly aboard a U.S. spacecraft.   Meanwhile, the 18th U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen stepped down from his post on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from January 21, 1993, until today.  His replacement, the 19th U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry took his office on this date.  Also, a Democrat, he served under the same president until 01-23-1997. 
  51. 1995 Friday: Discovery blasted off with a woman, Air Force Lt. Col. Eileen Collins, in the pilot’s seat for the first time in NASA history.
  52. 1998 Tuesday: Texas executed Karla Faye Tucker, 38, for the pickax killings of two people in 1983; she was the first woman executed in the United States since 1984.  A U.S. Marine fighter jet sliced through the cable of a ski gondola in Italy, sending the car plunging hundreds of feet, killing all 20 people inside. 
  53. 2000 Thursday: In Prescott, Arizona, the 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst died at age 76.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from 06-12-1972 to 04-30-1973.
  54. 2002 Sunday: In Super Bowl XXXVI, played at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, the New England Patriots beat the St. Louis Rams, 20-17.
  55. 2003 Monday: Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Kenneth W. Dam stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from December 31, 2002, until today.  His replacement, the 73rd U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from February 03, 2003, to June 28, 2006.
  56. 2005 Thursday: The 79th U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from February 02, 2001, until today.  His replacement, the 80th U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales would serve from today until September 17, 2007.
  57. 2009 Tuesday: Eric Holder took the oath of office as attorney general.  Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath.  He was the first African American to hold the post.  The White House announced that Tom Daschle had asked to be removed from consideration as health and human services secretary after acknowledging he’d failed to pay all his taxes.  Why he removed himself is unclear as numerous others in the Obama administration such as Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner also did not pay his taxes and it is unclear if he ever did.
  58. 2009 Tuesday A: Acting U.S. Attorney General Mark Robert Filip left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Barack Obama from January 20, 2009.  His replacement- the 82nd U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, Holder served under President Barack Obama from February 03, 2009, to April 27, 2015.
  59. 2010 Wednesday: Somali pirates seize a North Korean-flagged cargo ship south of Yemen.
  60. 2011 Thursday: The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization reports that world food prices have reached a record high.
  61. 2012 Friday: Following positive economic news and job reports, both the DOW Jones Industrial Average and NASDAQ see excellent increases.  The DOW sees its highest numbers since 2008 and the NASDAQ since 2000.  
  62. 2013 Sunday: The Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers to win their second NFL championship in Super Bowl XLVII after someone blew the Louisiana Superdome’s power in New Orleans power out for 45 minutes.  Prior to the power outage, the Ravens had the 49ers down 28-6 but once it came back on, the 49ers were reinvigorated and almost beat the Ravens; however, the Ravens managed to come back to life themselves and ended up beating the 49ers by a score of 34-31 to win Super Bowl XLVII.  Baltimore quarterback, Joe Flacco, is the MVP for the game.  This marked the first time the 49ers had ever LOST a super bowl (and thank God, they did!).
  63. 2014 Monday: The Denver Broncos’ quarterback Peyton Manning wins a record fifth Associated Press MVP Award; no one has ever won the award more than three times.  Meanwhile, according to Brainy History, the abortion rate in the United States is reportedly at its lowest in three decades.  The rate for 2011 stands at 16.9 abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing years whereas in 2008, it was 19.4 while back in 1981, it was at an all-time high of 29.3.
  64. 2015 Tuesday:  After a lapse of 55 years, novelist Harper Lee releases “Go Set a Watchman,” the sequel to her famous novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” which set the character Scout as an adult rather than the child the character was in the first book, “Mockingbird.”  The publisher convinced the author to go the “Mockingbird” book first.
  65. 2016 Wednesday: Both Japan and South Korea put their militaries on alert and begin making strong statements towards North Korea who is testing and going to continue testing long-range ballistic missiles.  Japan promises to shoot down any such aerial vehicles traversing its airspace.  Meanwhile, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, both Republicans, suspend their races for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. 
  66. 2017 Friday: The U.S. Department of the Treasury announces new sanctions on the criminal regime in Iran following a recent ballistic missile test that goes against deals struck by the Obama regime and the ayatollahs.  Thirteen people and 12 entities tied to Tehran are on the list.  Elsewhere, federal Judge James Robart issues a temporary injunction against the Trump travel ban imposed on majority Muslim countries with deep ties to terrorism.
  67. 2018 Saturday: The New York Times reported an accusation from actress Uma Thurman that disgraced movie mogul and BIG Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein had forced himself on her sexually years ago in a London hotel room; Weinstein acknowledged making an “awkward pass” (which means he did his best to RAPE her) but strongly denied any physical assault. 
  68. 2019 Sunday: In the lowest scoring super bowl of all time, Super Bowl LIII, the New England Patriots defense stifled the high-scoring Los Angeles Rams by a final score of 13-3.  This was perhaps the most boring super bowl of all time.  Julian Edelman was the game’s MVP as he provided most of the offense that won the game.  Maroon 5, Big Boi and some other schlub were the half-time show.  Elsewhere, Pope Francis becomes the first Roman Catholic pontiff to visit the Arabian Peninsula when he visits Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
  69. 2020 Monday: Much to the shock of his radio listeners, Rush Limbaugh announced that his doctors had diagnosed him with advanced lung cancer.  He promises to soldier on, and we certainly hope that he can.  We are rooting for you, Big Guy, but please, give up the stogies.   Elsewhere, as cases of COVID-19 continue getting out of hand, the Cruise Lines International Association bans all cruise lines stops in mainland China.  Meanwhile, on the Greek island of Lesbos which is overrun with thousands of Muslim ‘migrants’ from the Middle East, riot police have to break out tear gas and batons to quell migrants rioting and burning their holding camps over poor conditions.  The answer is simple: GO HOME.
  70. 2020 Monday A: As the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump nears its conclusion in the U.S. Senate, House managers (prosecutors) and defense attorneys for the 45th president begin making their closing remarks.  West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin urges for censure rather than conviction but of course, his far-left Democratic Party colleagues don’t listen to him.  The trial has been a farce from start to finish, mostly boring but at other times laughable.  The Democrats genuinely believe they are ‘killing it’ when in fact, they are turning off millions of Americans. 
  71. 2021 Wednesday: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen calls a meeting with the SEC and the Federal Reserve over the GameStop craze.  Apparently, some people can make big money and others cannot; what a shame.  Next, as the GOP implores Joe Biden to agree to a lower COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus bill, he waves them off- no way.   Next, the House GOP are holding a meeting to determine the futures of Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene and Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney who has become extremely toxic.  We expect Greene will lose all committee assignments and will suffer in-party censure whereas a party will be thrown for Cheney.  IF this occurs, my colleagues in California say the days of voting for Kevin McCarthy are fast approaching an end.   Speaking of California politics, reprobate Democrat Congressman Adam “POS” Schiff is badgering soon-to-be-former Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom to make him the Golden State’s attorney general. 
  72. 2021 Wednesday A: The un-American New York Times is facing surprising blowback following their encouragement of Joe Biden to form a “1984-style” Truth Commission with which, liberals and BIG TECH can track, monitor, and disappear Americans’ online words and deeds.  WTF is wrong with these people?  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court does not accede to the Biden administration’s request to toss hearings on Trump administration immigration policies into the garbage, merely postpones them.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, Sinophile U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announces the U.S. and Russia have extended the New Start Treaty for another five years.   Finally, Claudia Tenney, congresswoman from New York’s 22nd Congressional District declares victory with a 123-vote lead over sitting congressman Anthony Brindisi.
  73. 2021 Wednesday B: House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, she with the eyes drooping in two different directions, says ‘a 9/11-style TRUTH COMMISSION       is necessary to figure out how the Capitol Building was stormed by Antifa members posing as Trump supporters on January 6.  We doubt anything more will come from this because as numerous video clips continue surfacing showing Capitol Hill police officers waving the FALSE FLAG operators into the building, there can be but one conclusion: Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi- as head of the Capitol Police Department- gave the word to allow her Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs easy entry in the hope they could use it against former President Donald J. Trump.  We look forward to the results of yet another bogus ‘investigation’ led by Democrats.  Elsewhere, in California, former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has thrown his hat into the ring to replace rapidly disappearing Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom.  The mayor’s first campaign ads are spectacular, and we hope he will be able to take the seat and save the state.    Finally, climate fraud John F. Kerry is blasted for flying in his PRIVATE JET to receive a ‘climate award.’  Hypocrite!
  74. 2021 Wednesday C: Congresswoman Nancy Mace calls out the Baby Evita- Sandy Cortez- aka AOC, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez- the biggest leftwing crybaby in Congress, over her claims that she was cowering in her office closet while the EVIL MAGA supporters were outside in the hallway.  Congresswoman Mace who is two doors down from Sandy Cortez says, “IT NEVER HAPPENED.”  Yet, the mainstream news media remains incurious.  Personally, we know AOC had little to fear because she was briefed like everyone else in the Democratic Party that the Antifa and BLM human garbage were going after Republicans.   Elsewhere, Cancel Culture continues trying to destroy Americans, the latest target being Mike Lindell of My Pillow fame.  All because he believes the plentiful evidence of election fraud in November 2020, everyone is trying to shut him up, even that putz Bob Sellers on Newsmax who would not permit him to speak the day before.  Sorry, Newsmax, you need to boot Sellers back to FNC.
  75. 2021 Wednesday D: Communist China warns U.S. Secretary of State Sinophile Anthony Blinken NOT to interfere when it comes to Hong Kong either.  Blinken and the U.S. have already been warned off about interfering in Taiwan so now the Biden administration has been told to butt out on the issue of Hong Kong, too.  Elections have consequences- hey, Joe: are we going to return to the Transpacific Partnership, too?   Speaking of the State Department, its spokesperson says a U.N. ambassador must be confirmed and soon IF the United States is going to hold the Chi-Coms accountable.   Meanwhile, we learn that White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, stammering, stuttering, and always ‘circling back’ to answer reporters sent a homophobic tweet about Sen. Lindsey Graham, calling him, “Lady G.”  My, don’t you just love the ‘beautiful people’ that aren’t racists, bigots, homophobes, xenophobes, transphobes, haters, white supremacists, and the like?  Good one, Jen, good one.
  76. 2021 Wednesday E: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 104,142,856 confirmed cases, +570,195, 2,260,283, confirmed deaths, +17,045, and 57,839,230 confirmed recoveries, +336,520.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 26,730,817 confirmed cases, up 206,599 from yesterday’s reporting, 453,059 confirmed deaths, UP 5,312, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as last week’s.  NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 48,215 CHI-VI DEATHS.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?
  77. 2021 Wednesday F: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,350,293 confirmed cases, 41,811 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 410 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 318,967 confirmed cases, 4,402 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Florida: currently, they have 1,744,619 confirmed cases, 27,467 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 667,216 confirmed cases, 4,928 confirmed deaths, and 589,288 confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other country, shall we?  Brazil: 9,296,245 confirmed cases, 226,666 confirmed deaths, and 8,160,929 confirmed recoveries.    
  78. 2021 Wednesday G:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,723.60, UP 36.12 points (+0.12%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,610.54, DOWN 2.23 points (+0.016%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,830.17, UP 3.86 points (+0.10%).  The price of GOLD is $1,834.80 per troy oz., -0.30 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $26.95 per troy ounce, +0.061 (+0.23%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,112.60 per troy oz, -1.90 (-0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $3.56 per pound, -0.0035 (-0.10%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,276.60 per troy oz, +48.90 (+2.20%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $55.95 per barrel, +0.26 (+0.47%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.20.  Next, one American dollar equals 0.000027 Bitcoin.  
  79. 2021 Wednesday H: The U.S. Senate via ‘budget reconciliation process’ has passed Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.  With the cash flowing in from communist China, this bill will bankrupt the country for generations to come.   Speaking of BIG BUCKS, here are the numbers for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3531 with a $17 million pot up for grabs: 04, 15, 27, 28, 34, and Mega 16.  Out of 98,965 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $37,233.  The winning ticket was sold at 7-Eleven at Carnelian Bay, CA 96140.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #817 with $20 million on the line: 05, 37, 40, 64, 66, and Powerball 05.  Out of 50,955 winning tickets, the highest winners in California were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $27,997 apiece.
  80. 2021 Wednesday I: The 19th U.S. Transportation Department Secretary “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg assumed office on this date.  Known for filling in the potholes in the streets of South Bend, Indiana, where he served as mayor, President Joseph R. Biden Jr., chose him for one reason and one reason only (you figure it out).  Currently, he is still serving in this position.
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The next album by English folk-rock band, Fairport Convention, “By Popular Request,” came out on January 18, 2012.  This album is unique in the band’s catalog, rather like Family’s “Old Songs, New Songs”[v] that came out back in the early 1970s.  Family- another British band, albeit a hard-rocking-psychedelic band of sorts- made changes in record labels and recorded their best tunes over again and released them as they wanted them to be originally.  In the case of Fairport Convention’s album for today, they have 13 of their classic tracks re-recorded for their fan base.  The tunes selected for this release were voted on by their fans at numerous concerts and boy, oh, boy, what a great album this is.  The band features the current lineup of Ric Sanders (violins), Dave Pegg (acoustic and electric basses, and tenor mandola), Simon Nichol (guitars and vocals), Gerry Conway (drums), and Chris Leslie (mandolins, fiddles, cellos, and flutes).  Again, we encourage everyone to visit their favorite nearest site for the absolute best in music, give it a good listen, and then see if you want to add it to your never-ending, always-growing collection like us.  We think you will be glad you did.

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[i] We shared the music of the Hollies with the world beginning on Monday, 29-August-2016 through Thursday, 03-November-2016.

[ii] We presented the music of the Kinks, as well as of Ray and Dave Davies, beginning on Monday, 22-December-2014 through Sunday, 15-March-2015.  We hope you will check out the music of this original British invasion band as they are as relevant today as they were more than 50 years ago.  Sure beats the hell out of Maroon Five.

[iii] We hope to promote the music of these foundational rockers at some point in the not so distant future.

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

[v] Back in the day while we were with Google Blogger- before the maggots started ghosting us to our readers- we presented the “Old Songs, New Songs,” album by Family on Saturday, October 12, 2013.  Although you cannot find the post, we never forget the good work we did for our readers.  Perhaps one day, we will be able to run through the more than 4,500 albums we have shared with our readers.   Note- Google Blogger was so devious, so deceptive, that they blocked our links to Amazon.com where our fans could go purchase them which truly sucked just as they cut off our advertising revenue.  We hope one day to settle the score with that c**ksucker Sundar Pichai and his Chi-Com-backed POS company.

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76. 2021 Thursday D: Speaking of lost jobs, although down from jobless claims of 914,000 the week before, first-time jobless claims are still high at 847,000. Economists are celebrating that it’s less than last week but folks, as Joe Biden continues rampaging through his executive orders, millions more will be seeking unemployment in the subsequent weeks.

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28. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Louis Brandeis  and Amy Coney Barrett; U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Erwin Wilson; U.S. Treasury Secretary George S. Boutwell; U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen; the Chambers Brothers featuring Brian Keenan, and the Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship featuring Paul Kantner and Signe Toly Anderson; Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Billy Powell, Pretty Things featuring Richard “Dick” Taylor, Soft Machine featuring Robert Wyatt, and Traffic featuring Jim Capaldi:

  1. 1077 Sunday: Pope Gregory VII pardons German Emperor Heinrich IV.
  2. 1521 Friday: As the Diet of Worms began, the Roman Catholic Church declared Protestant reformer Martin Luther an ‘outlaw.’
  3. 1547 Tuesday: England’s King Henry VIII died; Edward VI, his nine-year-old son succeeded him.
  4. 1561 Saturday: By the Edict of Orleans, persecution of French Huguenots stops.
  5. 1600 Friday: In the town of Pistola in the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, future 238th Roman Catholic Pope Clement IX is born.  He would pick up his Holy Cross on June 20, 1667, and would guide his earthly flock until December 09, 1669.  
  6. 1621 Thursday: The 233rd Roman Catholic Pope Paul V ends his reign as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became pontiff on May 16, 1605, and guided all Christendom until today.
  7. 1787 Sunday: Philadelphia’s Free Africa Society forms.
  8. 1788 Monday: The first British penal settlement underwent founding at Botany Bay, Australia, on this date.
  9. 1807 Wednesday: London’s Pall Mall became the first street lit by gaslight at night.
  10. 1813 Thursday: The novel “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen was first published anonymously in London, England.
  11. 1818 Wednesday: In Brookline, Massachusetts, future 28th U.S. Treasury Secretary George S. Boutwell is born.  A future Democrat and then a Republican, Boutwell would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 12, 1869, to March 16, 1873.
  12. 1846 Wednesday: The British Army beats the Sikhs at the Battle of Allwal in Punjab, India.
  13. 1858 Thursday: John Brown begins organizing the raid on Harper’s Ferry.
  14. 1865 Saturday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis appoints three peace commissioners to negotiate an end to the Civil War.
  15. 1871 Saturday: France surrendered to the Germans during the Franco-Prussian War.
  16. 1878 Monday: The first daily collegiate newspaper in the United States— “The Yale News”—underwent publication on this date.
  17. 1881 Friday: At the Battle of Laing’s Neck, Natal, South Africa, an inferior Boer army beats a superior British force.
  18. 1902 Tuesday: A gift of $10 million from Andrew Carnegie established the Carnegie Institution in Washington, D.C.
  19. 1909 Thursday: The United States withdrew its forces from Cuba, as Jose Miguel Gomez became president.
  20. 1911 Saturday: Jeweler Pierre Cartier sold the notorious Hope Diamond to socialites Edward and Evalyn McLean of Washington DC, for $180,000.
  21. 1914 Wednesday: The founders of Beverly Hills, California, incorporate the city on this date.
  22. 1915 Thursday: When President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill merging the Life-Saving Service and Revenue Cutter Service together, he created the United States Coast Guard.  Meanwhile, the USS William P. Frye, carrying wheat to Great Britain becomes the first U.S. ship sunk by the Germans during World War I.
  23. 1916 Friday: President Woodrow Wilson nominates the first Jewish member of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), Louis Brandeis, on this date.
  24. 1922 Saturday: The National Football League franchise in Decatur, Illinois—the Decatur Staleys—transferred to Chicago becoming the Chicago Bears.
  25. 1928 Saturday: Christopher Hornsrud becomes prime minister of Norway at age 101.
  26. 1932 Thursday: Japanese troops march into and occupy Shanghai, China.
  27. 1935 Monday: Iceland became the first country to introduce legalized abortion.
  28. 1942 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps occupy Benghazi, Libya, during World War II.  Meanwhile, under increasing pressure from the Allies in general and the United States in particular, Brazil breaks off relations with the Axis powers.
  29. 1943 Thursday: Brian Edmund Peter Keenan, future drummer of the rock group, the Chambers Brothers[i], was born in the United States on this date.  Meanwhile, future guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band Pretty Things[ii]– Richard “Dick” Taylor- is born in Dartford, Kent, England on this date.  Prior to this, he was an early bassist with the Rolling Stones.[iii]          
  30. 1943 Thursday A: As total war continues to engulf both the Axis and the Allies; Germany announces a new conscription law that requires all males between the ages of 16 and 65 and all females between the ages of 17 to 50 are available to be called up for government service.               
  31. 1944 Friday: 683 RAF bombers assault Berlin, Germany, during World War II.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the Red Army is breaking the Cherkassy pocket in half making it difficult for the Germans to conduct an organized withdrawal.  Losses are frightful but still the Red Army increases the pressure.
  32. 1945 Sunday: During World War II, Allied supplies began reaching China over the newly reopened Burma Road.  Meanwhile Swedish ships transport food to the starving Netherlands.  On the Baltic Front, the Red Army completes the ‘liberation’ of Lithuania, which will reincorporate the country back into the USSR.  Elsewhere, future member of the British rock band, Soft Machine- Robert Wyatt (drums/vocals)- is born in Bristol, England, on this date.[iv]
  33. 1947 Tuesday: In St. Charles, Missouri, future U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen is born.  A future Democrat, she wound enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2009.
  34. 1949 Friday: The United Nations Security Council convicts the Dutch government of aggression in Indonesia.
  35. 1953 Wednesday: The 5th U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Erwin Wilson assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today to 10-08-1957.
  36. 1956 Saturday: Elvis Presley[v] made his first national TV appearance on “Stage Show,” a CBS program hosted by Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey.
  37. 1957 Monday: The Brooklyn Dodgers announced that they had hired famed circus clown Emmett Kelly to perform at the team’s home baseball games.
  38. 1958 Tuesday: Roy Campanella of the Brooklyn Dodgers suffered career-ending injuries in an automobile accident in New York.
  39. 1960 Thursday: The National Football League awarded franchises to Dallas and Minneapolis-St. Paul on this date.
  40. 1965 Thursday: General Motors reported the biggest profit of any company in the history of the United States.
  41. 1967 Saturday: To a great deal of  outrage, the Rolling Stones[vi] release the single, “Let’s Spend the Night Together.”
  42. 1972 Friday: The future 115th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on this date.  A member of no listed party, President Donald J. Trump nominated Barrett to fill the shoes of the fabled Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  Barrett took her place on the court on October 27, 2020.  Justice Barrett is considered to be one of the all-time greats of either party to serve on the court.
  43. 1973 Sunday: A cease-fire officially went into effect in the Vietnam War.
  44. 1974 Monday: At Madison Square Garden in New York City, Muhammad Ali beat “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier in a 12-round unanimous decision.  “Smokin’ Joe’s” professional record went to 30-2 while Ali’s record went to 44-2 and he retained the NABF heavyweight title.
  45. 1980 Monday: Six U.S. diplomats who had avoided capture at their embassy in Tehran flew out of Iran and back to the United States with the help of Canadian diplomats.
  46. 1981 Wednesday: William J. Casey becomes the 13th director of the CIA (until 1987).
  47. 1982 Thursday: Italian anti-terrorism forces rescued U.S. Brigadier General James L. Dozier; 42 days after the Red Brigades kidnapped him.
  48. 1986 Tuesday: The space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida, killing all seven crewmembers including schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe.
  49. 1988 Thursday: Canada’s Supreme Court declares the nation’s anti-abortion law to be ‘unconstitutional.’
  50. 1990 Sunday: In Super Bowl XXIV, the San Francisco 49ers beat the Denver Broncos, 55-10 in New Orleans; quarterback Joe Montana is the MVP.
  51. 1994 Friday: In Los Angeles, CA, Superior Court Judge Stanley Weisberg declared a mistrial in the case of Lyle Menendez in the murder of his parents.  Lyle and his brother, Erik, underwent retrial later and a jury of their peers found them guilty of the savage murders.  They received a sentence of life in prison without parole.
  52. 1996 Sunday: In Super Bowl XXX, the Dallas Cowboys beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17 in Tempe, Arizona.
  53. 1997 Tuesday: Clive Davis received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  54. 1999 Thursday: Ford Motor Company announced the purchase of Sweden’s Volvo AB for $6.45 billion.
  55. 2001 Sunday: In Super Bowl XXXV, the Baltimore Ravens beat the New York Giants 34-7.
  56. 2003 Tuesday: In his state of the union address, President George W. Bush stated that Iraqi president Saddam Hussein had tried to acquire ‘significant quantities of uranium from Africa,’ a claim substantiated only by forged documents.
  57. 2005 Friday: In Westminster, London, England, Jim Capaldi, drummer of the British rock group, Traffic[vii], and a solo artist, too, lost his battle with stomach cancer on this date and passed away; he was 60.
  58. 2008 Monday: With the nation suffering financial and political troubles, President George W. Bush gives his final State of the Union Address.
  59. 2009 Wednesday: In Orange Park, Florida, Billy Powell—longtime keyboardist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[viii] (1972-1977 / 1979 / 1987-2009) dies from a suspected heart attack on this date; he was 56.
  60. 2011 Friday: Due to increased problems in Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak asks his government to resign.  Meanwhile, the government cuts off access to the Internet, cell phones, and imposes a curfew.
  61. 2012 Saturday: In Oakland, California, Occupy Wall Street trash turn violent, leading to a crackdown by police.  Law enforcement ends up arresting 300 of the frontrunners for what would become Antifa a year or two later.  Elsewhere, in Israel, Israeli police enter the Red Cross compound in Gaza and arrest several Palestinian leaders connected to the terror group, Hamas.
  62. 2013 Monday: According to Brainy History, “Hareetz,” Israel’s oldest daily newspaper, publishes a story in which Israel admits it has administered birth-control injections to Ethiopian Jewish immigrants, without fully educating recipients of its effects.
  63. 2014 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate finalized a long-delayed farm bill designed to cut $19 billion in farm subsidies and reduce the $8 billion spent on food stamps over the next ten years.
  64. 2015 Wednesday: New anti-austerity Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras halts the public asset privatizations required under Greece’s bailout agreement with its foreign creditors; Standard & Poor’s has lowered its rating on Greek national debt from stable to negative.
  65. 2016 Thursday: In his hometown of San Francisco, California, Paul Kantner—founding member of both the Jefferson Airplane[ix] and the Jefferson Starship—dies from septic shock and organ failure on this date; beginning last year, he had suffered several heart attacks; he was 74.  Up in Beaverton, Oregon, fellow Jefferson Airplane alumni Signe Toly Anderson- the original female vocalist- died at 74, too, from the effects of COPD.
  66. 2016 Thursday A: Meanwhile, the World Health Organization announces a special committee to begin looking into the Zika virus outbreak.  Finally, the seventh GOP 2016 presidential debate occurs on this night, the last before voting commences in Iowa.  In attendance are candidates Marco Rubio, Dr. Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Rand Paul, John Kasich, Jeb Bush, and Ted Cruz.  This is the second debate hosted by Fox News Channel.  Donald Trump was supposed to attend but opted not to and went to a hosted function for veterans instead.  Of course, the other candidates ripped into him.  It made for good TV.
  67. 2017 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order 13769, an order prohibiting travelers coming in from seven Muslim predominant nations into the U.S. takes effect.  A judge will soon halt it.   Meanwhile, Iran- one of the countries on the banned list- says it will take reciprocal action against the United States.  After what they’ve done to us, who the f**k would want to go there.  
  68. 2018 Sunday: In the NFL Pro Bowl held in Orlando, Florida, the AFC rallies under the leadership of quarterback Derek Carr and tight end Delanie Walker to beat the NFC by a final score of 24-23.  Elsewhere, Russian police arrest anti-Putin critic Alexei Navalny at a protest in Moscow.  Police raid the headquarters of his ‘unregistered political party,’ trashing it, claiming they were looking for ‘bombs.’
  69. 2019 Monday: As international screws tighten on Venezuela’s illegitimate government of Nicolas Maduro, the U.S. Department of Treasury announces new sanctions on the Venezuelan government-owned oil company, the PDVSA.  The hope is this will strangle the criminal government of its main source of income and foreign cash.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, now that the federal government has reopened, President Donald J. Trump accepts House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s invitation to give his State of the Union Address on February 5, 2019.
  70. 2019 Monday A: In Regensburg, Germany, Blue Cheer drummer Paul Whaley died at age 72 from heart failure on this date.  Following the departure of original drummer Eric Albronda from the lineup, Whaley came aboard and performed with the band for years.
  71. 2020 Tuesday: The third and final day of the defense of President Donald J. Trump at his impeachment trial occurs.  Beginning tomorrow, two days of questions from senate ‘jurors’ to counsels on both sides will begin.  Elsewhere, Chi-Com authorities report COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing with 1,291 in Hubei Province.   Comrade Xi Jinping informs his lackey in the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros that his country is confident it can beat this ‘devil virus’ (from the United States- you know they’re saying this crap).
  72. 2021 Thursday: DAY NINE OF THE BIDEN REGIME- after Rush Limbaugh says that Joe Biden is the ‘third term of Barack Obama,’ the 46th president- after signing his umpteenth executive order- admits as much.  He says he is reinstituting the Obama agenda and that it is what it is.  Next, CPAC- Conservative Political Action Committee- and the ACU- American Conservative Union slam Politico for trying to strip them of their financial backers.  Meanwhile, Bill O’Reilly tells Newsmax that the Democratic Party’s goal is to break capitalism for good.   Elsewhere, RNC Chairperson Ronna McDaniel says that the GOP is going to remain NEUTRAL in 2024 GOP primary battles.  Of course, Dems say this is going to anger Donald Trump.  Sure.  Uh huh.  They MUST remain neutral; McDaniel cannot behave as Donna Brazile did in 2016 when she favored Hillary Rodham Clinton over Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley.
  73. 2021 Thursday A:  In COVID-19 news, the widow of Larry King says her husband did not succumb to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Next, states are lifting their coronavirus restrictions gradually due to the new variant from South Africa showing up in North Carolina with two cases.   Meanwhile, Virginia U.S. Mark Warner, Democrat, is observing COVID-19 quarantine protocols after being exposed to the disease.  Elsewhere, New York state Attorney General Leticia James is blasting Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo over covering up the number of deaths that occurred in the Empire State’s nursing homes, places where he sent COVID-19-infected patients to recuperate.  She says the governor had approximately 50-percent of the deaths while all the while blaming the federal government and doing chest-thumping by authoring a book that made him out to be a hero.  Bon voyage, Governor “Killer” Cuomo.
  74. 2021 Thursday B: A recent poll says that a majority of Americans support first trimester abortion which begs the question as to WHY the Pro-Death movement demands abortions up to delivery and immediately after?  Answer: they profit off the sale of fetal body parts.  Evil.   Meanwhile, a McLaughlin poll says that Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney, Republican, has just 13-percent support for her to seek another term and a 62-percent disapproval rate.  Due to her voting to impeach Donald Trump a second time, GOP support for the out-of-touch congresswoman and GOP House leader has hit rock bottom.  Speaking of which, Florida GOP Congressman Matt Gaetz is going to host a massive Trump rally in the Equality State which is going to further strip her of any hope of re-election.   Elsewhere, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy- who is visiting with Donald Trump in Florida today- has begged his caucus to stop with the infighting.  Kevin, you need to wake up and slap your left-leaning RINO goobers back into line.  Do what Mitch does, moisten your finger, and hold it up high enough to feel which way the wind is blowing.
  75. 2021 Thursday C: President Joe Biden’s promised illegal alien family reunification task force has hit some hurdles and is temporarily delayed.  Next, we are told the Biden administration is following Trump’s lead in staying tough on communist China’s global expansionism plans.  You and Barack could have stopped the militarization of the South China Sea back in your second term and yet, you failed to do this.  Why?   Moving on, Joe Biden signs yet another executive order ending all new fracking permits on public lands which is going to kill thousands more jobs.  Speaking of the elimination of American jobs, Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy says ‘we’re not asking the American people for sacrifices with job losses, it’s just we must save the planet from its crisis.  Thus, millions of jobs- high-paying jobs, no less- are being stripped away in order to keep the American people dependent upon government for their sustenance.
  76. 2021 Thursday D: Speaking of lost jobs, although down from jobless claims of 914,000 the week before, first-time jobless claims are still high at 847,000.  Economists are celebrating that it’s less than last week but folks, as Joe Biden continues rampaging through his executive orders, millions more will be seeking unemployment in the subsequent weeks.  Meanwhile, 4th quarter GDP shows an annual rate of around 4-percent.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, following the ‘little guys’ showing up the BIG GUYS on the stock market what with billions going to virtual day traders who bet big on AMC, GameStop, and Blackberry, TD Ameritrade, Schwab, and Robin Hood have banned any additional trades from the ‘little guys.’  Is that the “American Way?”  WTF? 
  77. 2021 Thursday E: Russia reports that Alexei Navalny will remain in a Russian jail until his upcoming trial occurs.   Meanwhile, a Pakistani court orders the killer of journalist Daniel Pearl freed from prison.  Elsewhere, Reuters reports that Proud Boys leader Henry “Enrique” Tarrio has been a high-level FBI informant.  There goes his life.   Next, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says ‘Joe Biden’s immigration policies are causing ‘real problems’ for the country.  Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott wants to know from President Biden exactly what those policies are, how they will be enforced, and any potential damage. 
  78. 2021 Thursday F: It appears the FBI- now under the control of Joe Biden- is going after conservative citizen pundits and journalists.  Yesterday, Douglass Mackey of Florida was arrested by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for being little more than an alleged ‘Twitter troll.’  This is crazy.  What’s even crazier is that he was arrested for memes he made in 2016 so four years later- and with a change in the White House- the FBI has gone out and arrested him.  Why?  Meanwhile, in other craziness, the San Francisco school system is spending between $400,000-to-$1,000,000 to rename 44 public schools because of them being named for American presidents and historical figures all of whom have fallen into disfavor in the modern-day Cancel Culture.  Would the money not be better spent getting young people back to school rather than through stupid attempts at indoctrinating a vulnerable population? 
  79. 2021 Thursday G: Here are today’s stats for the Wuhan Flu, planet first: 101,211,750 confirmed cases, +627,195, 2,183,269, confirmed deaths, +16,870, and 55,917,570 confirmed recoveries, +318,463.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 25,941,957 confirmed cases, up 172,233 from yesterday’s reporting, 435,432 confirmed deaths, UP 4,110, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as yesterday’s.  NOTE- in the White House NINE DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.
  80. 2021 Thursday H: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,252,716 confirmed cases, 38,961 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,903 confirmed cases, 404 confirmed deaths (not updated in a week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 309,604 confirmed cases, 4,294 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- Guam: currently, they have 8,537 confirmed cases, 130 confirmed deaths, and 6,707 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 621,590 confirmed cases, 4,605 confirmed deaths, and 545,342 confirmed recoveries.  
  81. 2021 Thursday I:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,603.36, UP 300.19 points (+0.99%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,337.16, UP 66.56 points (+0.50%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,787.38, UP 36.61 points (+0.98%).  The price of GOLD is $1,841.80 per troy oz., +3.90 (+0.21%) while the price of SILVER is $26.60 per troy ounce, +0.678 (+2.62%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,080.20 per troy oz, +7.80 (+0.73%) while the price of COPPER is $3.57 per pound, -0.0035 (-0.10%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,310.50 per troy oz, -14.50 (-0.62%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.09 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.48%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.21.  Next, $1.00 U.S. = 0.000030 Bitcoin (BTC).
  82. 2021 Thursday J: The Department of Homeland Security continues warning of DOMESTIC TERRORISM which tells us they know something is coming around February 08 because they or their superiors in the Biden administration already have their agent provocateurs ready to go in new FALSE FLAG operations with which to crackdown on the American people even more.   The American people MUST BE VIGILANT for what the administration is going to loose on us.  Meanwhile, President Biden signs another executive order giving the Chi-Coms greater access to the U.S. electric grid.  NOT GOOD.  Next, as the COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus bill continues hitting roadblocks, President Biden is calling Republican senators to get them on his side.  WHY?  He’s adding $4 trillion in additional debt to what we already have.  Where’s the money originating?  Communist China?  You better believe it.  Elsewhere, the Pentagon is evaluating FEMA’s request for military aid in increasing the rollout of Chi-Vi vaccines. 
  83. 2021 Thursday K: A few days after announcing her bid for the governorship of Arkansas, Sarah Huckabee Sanders has raised $1 million.   That’s what happens when Donald Trump endorses you.  Next, after meeting with Mr. Trump in Florida, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says the former president is onboard with retaking the House in 2022.  Speaking of Mr. Trump, a recent McLaughlin poll says that ‘canceling Trump’ is backfiring on those trying to enact it.  Elsewhere, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and her chosen girl, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are fearful of their fellow House members.  Mumbles is seeking security funds so Democrats will feel ‘protected.’  What a bunch of losers.  False flag after false flag after false flag.   Meanwhile, in Wyoming at a huge pro-Trump rally, Florida Congresswoman Matt Gaetz rips into fellow Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney.
  84. 2021 Thursday L: UN Secretary General Guterres calls for a “U.S.-People’s Republic of China reset.”   Meanwhile, as President Joe Biden continues scribbling executive orders, one of the ones today overturns the Mexico City Policy forbidding U.S. taxpayer dollars funding FOREIGN BABY CHOP SHOPS.  And this man claims to be a Catholic!  There was a time when popes excommunicated kings, where the hell is Pope Francis?   Next, the White House and Dems nix the GOP idea to break down the COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus Bill.  Sad.   Elsewhere, Senator Martha Blackburn, R-TN, accuses Joe Biden’s EPA nominee Michael Regan of having committed crimes.   Finally, Rush Limbaugh says the ‘GameStop issue is proof of everything being rigged for the elites in America.’
  85. 2021 Thursday M: Senator Dick Durbin, D-IL, throws ‘icy water’ on fellow Democratic Senator Tim Kaine’s idea of seeking censure for former President Donald J. Trump rather than moving ahead with a bogus second impeachment.   Elsewhere, a federal judge refuses bail for a so-called ‘QAnon shaman,’ aka ‘the horned guy’ (Jake Angeli) who sat in Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on January 6, 2021, during the Antifa-led Capitol Hill Riots.  Meanwhile, tomorrow is the March for Live- Virtual- in troop-infested Washington, D.C.  Speaking of the U.S. Military (whom we love), the Pentagon says the Taliban is not living up to their promises in the Afghan peace process which means the U.S. will be in that war torn country for at least another four years.  Incredibly sad.  Finally, BIG OIL is seeking an alliance with Biofuels bigwigs as a means of preventing the Biden administration crushing them for good.
  86. 2021 Thursday N: As chef-author Bea O’Malley wrote in three posts between January 15-to-January 17, 2021, a couple of weeks ago, with the feeble Joe Biden administration in office, the Chi-Coms are upping the number of incursions into Taiwanese airspace because Beijing knows ‘Chi-Com Joe’ won’t come to the aid of Taipei.  The Biden administration claims they will defend Japan’s outer islands, but we suspect that is a load of hooey, too.  Everyone in Asia- you are on your own.  Yes, times have changed without Trump in office.  Likewise, we expect Russia and Iran to start causing trouble in their neck of the woods soon.
  87. 2022 Friday: Stay tuned…

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[i] We began promoting the music of the world-famous Chambers Brothers beginning on Thursday, 10-April-2014 through Saturday, 19-April-2014.  This presentation occurred at the original blog and if it ever reopens, please seek this fabulous band out and consider adding it to your collection.

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

[iii] 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] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Soft Machine but we hope to do so sometime within the next 10-12 years.

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

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

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

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

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

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16. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, 2022

2021 Saturday: In the aftermath of the Antifa-lead Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, federal investigators are putting government agencies under the spotlight to see who might have enabled the mobs to enter the Capitol. We see this as a combination of the “Night of the Long Knives” and the “Reichstag Fire” as being used by the Democrats and their RINO stooge allies on behalf of Beijing. Stay tuned. Meanwhile, Facebook- the nation’s self-appointed ministry of truth- is blocking all talk of events associated with Inauguration Day on January 20.

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16. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, 2022:

Vice President John C. Breckinridge; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Thomas Johnson and Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II; Acting U.S. Attorney General Stuart M. Gerson; U.S. Interior Secretary William Freeman Vilas; U.S. Transportation Secretary Alan S. Boyd; U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas; “Frampton comes Alive” by Peter Frampton, Judas Priest featuring Dave Holland, and YES featuring Jon Davidson:

  1. 27 B.C.: The Senate of Rome declared Caesar Augustus, originally Octavian, great-nephew of Julius Caesar, the first emperor of the Roman Empire.
  2. 309 Saturday: The 30th Roman Catholic Pope St. Marcellus I ends his reign as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He first picked his Holy Cross May 27, 308, and guided his flock for 234 days.
  3. 1493 Monday: Columbus arrives back in Spain after his first trip to the Americas.
  4. 1547 Thursday: Ivan IV of Russia (popularly known as “Ivan the Terrible”) was crowned Czar.
  5. 1572 Sunday: The Duke of Norfolk underwent trial on this date for his complicity in the Ridolfi plot, which had it been successful, would have restored Catholicism to England.  However, a jury found him guilty and sent him to the headsman on June 2, 1572.
  6. 1595 Monday: The 12th caliph of all Islam- Ottoman Sultan Murad III- died on this date.  His successor- the 13th caliph, Ottoman Sultan Mehmed III- assumed his office on this date and would rule until December 22, 1603.  His predecessor first became sultan on December 22, 1574.
  7. 1756 Friday: England and Prussia sign the Treaty of Westminster.
  8. 1759 Tuesday:  The British Museum opened on this date.  
  9. 1776 Tuesday: The Continental Congress says it’s okay to enlist free blacks into the military.
  10. 1777 Thursday: Vermont declares its independence from New York.
  11. 1793 Wednesday: The 7th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Johnson resigned from the nation’s high court on this date.  A Federalist, President George Washington nominated him to succeed Chief Justice John Rutledge.  Johnson served from 08-06-1792 until today.
  12. 1821 Tuesday: The future 14th vice president of the United States (March 04, 1857, to March 04, 1861), Democrat John C. Breckinridge, is born.
  13. 1857 Friday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the former 6th U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas died at age 57.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from October 06, 1814, to October 21, 1816.  Prior to this, he served his nation as Acting U.S. Secretary of War under the same president from March 02, 1815, to August 01, 1815.
  14. 1864 Saturday: During the Civil War, heavy fighting takes place near Dandridge, Tennessee.
  15. 1865 Monday: Union General William T. Sherman issues Field Order #15, which decreed that 400,000 acres of land in South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida would be confiscated, divided into 40-acre lots, and given to former slaves.  However, President Andrew Johnson later revoked this order.
  16. 1866 Tuesday: On this date, Everett Barney patented the metal screw, clamp skate.
  17. 1868 Thursday: William Davis, a Detroit fishmonger, patents the refrigerated rail car.
  18. 1871 Monday: Jefferson Long of Georgia becomes the second black in Congress.
  19. 1883 Tuesday: The government of the United States established the U.S. Civil Service Commission.
  20. 1888 Monday: The 49th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II assumed his position on the nation’s highest court on this date.  A Democrat, President Grover Cleveland nominated Lamar to fill Associate Justice William Woods’ seat.  He served from today until January 23, 1893.  Meanwhile, the 17th U.S. Interior Secretary William Freeman Vilas commenced service on this date, too.  A Democrat, he served under the same chief executive of the United States until March 06, 1889.
  21. 1896 Thursday: The first five-player basketball game with five players on a team took place in Iowa City, Iowa.
  22. 1912 Tuesday:  A day before reaching the South Pole, British explorer Robert Scott and his expedition found evidence that Roald Amundsen of Norway and his team had arrived there ahead of them. 
  23. 1919 Thursday: Prohibition is ratified by three-fourths of the states (Nebraska is the 36th) and becomes law.  The law prohibited the sale and transportation of alcoholic beverages across the country.  
  24. 1920 Friday: Prohibition began in the United States as the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took effect, one year to the day after its ratification.  (Later, the 21st Amendment repealed it).
  25. 1925 Friday: Due to the machinations of Josef Stalin, the Revolutionary Council of the USSR removed founding member Leon Trotsky as its chairman.
  26. 1935 Wednesday: Fugitive gangster Fred Barker and his mother, Kate “Ma” Barker, were killed in a shootout with the FBI at Lake Weir, Florida.
  27. 1938 Sunday: Benny Goodman refuses to play at Carnegie Hall after black members of his band are barred from performing.
  28. 1942 Friday: Actress Carole Lombard, 33, her mother Elizabeth, and 20 other people lost their lives when their plane crashed near Las Vegas, Nevada, while en route to California on a war bond promotion tour.
  29. 1942 Friday A: Fighting continues in the Crimean Peninsula as German and Rumanian troops continue launching attacks on the Soviet bridgehead at Feodosiya and on the Soviet units attempting to retreat eastward.  The attempt to establish a reinforced bulge behind Axis lines proved to be unsuccessful. 
  30. 1943 Saturday: The Red Army captures Pitomnik Airport at Stalingrad.  North of the city where Italian units are continuing to fight back against the Red Army juggernaut, Soviet planes drop leaflets alerting the Julia Division to being surrounded and urging them to surrender.  Thankfully, the ARMIR gave the Julia Division the order to begin withdrawing towards Popovka.  In the Middle East, after being slapped into compliance by the British, Iraq declares war on the Axis powers.
  31. 1944 Sunday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower took command of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in London, England.  Meanwhile, in New York City, N.Y., future Acting U.S. Attorney General Stuart M. Gerson is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Bill Clinton January 20, 1993, to March 12, 1993.
  32. 1951 Tuesday: The Vietminh launch a major offensive aimed at the French in Hanoi.
  33. 1957 Wednesday: Three B-52 bombers took off from Castle Air Force Base in California on the first non-stop, round-the-world flight by jet planes, which lasted 45 hours and 19 minutes.
  34. 1961 Monday: Mickey Mantle signed a contract that made him the highest-paid Major League Baseball player in the American League at $75,000 for the 1961 season.
  35. 1963 Wednesday: Russian Premier Nikita Khrushchev claims to have a 100-megaton nuclear weapon.
  36. 1964 Thursday: The musical “Hello, Dolly!” opened on Broadway, beginning a run of 2,844 performances.
  37. 1967 Monday: The first U.S. Transportation Secretary Alan S. Boyd began service as the first secretary of a newly created department within the federal government.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from today until January 20, 1969.  Elsewhere, the first black government is installed in the Bahamas.  
  38. 1968 Tuesday: In San Diego, California, up-and-coming heavyweight boxer Ken Norton beats opponent, Sam Wyatt, on points putting his pro record to 2-0.
  39. 1970 Friday: Colonel Moammar Gadhafi becomes the premier of Libya.  Meanwhile, Buckminster Fuller, the designer of the geodesic dome, won the gold medal from the American Institute of Architects.  
  40. 1971 Saturday: In Laguna Beach, California, future multi-instrumentalist-vocalist with the British progressive rock band, YES[i] (2012- present)—Jon Davidson—is born.  Meanwhile, down in Miami Beach, Florida, at the 2:20 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, Floyd Patterson scores a KO over his opponent, Levi Forte, putting his pro record to 48-7-1.
  41. 1976 Friday: Peter Frampton[ii] releases his multi-platinum album, “Frampton comes Alive” on this date.
  42. 1977 Sunday: In Pensacola, Florida, the “Easton Assassin”- heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes- scored a unanimous 8-round decision over his opponent, Tom Prater, putting his pro record to 23-0.  Also on the fight card, up-and-coming heavyweight boxer Michael Dokes scores a TKO in Round 2 of a two-round bout, beating his opponent, Sergio Rodriguez.
  43. 1978 Monday: NASA named 35 candidates to fly on the space shuttle, including Sally K. Ride, who became America’s first woman in space, and Guion S. Bluford, Jr., who became America’s first black astronaut in space.
  44. 1979 Tuesday: The Shah of Iran and his family flee the country in the face of Islamist extremists and go to Egypt.
  45. 1981 Friday: Thieves mug heavyweight boxer Leon Spinks and the thugs even take his gold teeth.
  46. 1982 Saturday: After a break of more than 400 years, Britain and the Vatican resumed diplomatic relations.
  47. 1985 Wednesday: “Playboy” magazine announced its 30-year tradition of stapling centerfold models in the bellybutton and elsewhere would come to an immediate end.
  48. 1988 Saturday: Jimmy “the Greek” Snyder loses his job at CBS over his making racial remarks about black athletes.  What he did was that the day before, he told a reporter at a TV station in Washington, D.C., that ‘during the era of slavery, slave owners bred blacks to produce stronger offspring.’
  49. 1989 Monday: The USSR announces a two-year, manned mission to Mars.  Elsewhere, three days of rioting commenced in Miami, Florida, when a police officer fatally shot Clement Lloyd, a black motorcyclist.
  50. 1991 Wednesday: The White House announced the start of Operation Desert Storm to drive Iraqi forces out of neighboring Kuwait.
  51. 1993 Saturday: In Reno, Nevada, at the 1:48 minute mark of Round 8 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, George Foreman scores a TKO over his opponent, South African Pierre Coetzer, putting his pro record to 72-3 while that of Coetzer went to 39-5 and would prove to be his final bout.   Also on the card, heavyweight boxer Tommy Morrison scores a TKO over Carl “The Truth” Williams at the 2:10 minute mark of Round 8 in a scheduled 10-round bout.
  52. 1998 Friday: Researchers announce that an altered gene helped to defend against the HIV virus.  Meanwhile, the first women to enroll at the Virginia Military Institute withdrew from the school.
  53. 2003 Thursday: The Space Shuttle Columbia blasted off under extremely tight security for what turned out to be its last flight; on board was Israel’s first astronaut, Ilan Ramon.  (The mission ended in tragedy on February 1, when the shuttle broke up during its return descent, killing all seven crewmembers).
  54. 2005 Sunday: George W. Bush is inaugurated for his second term as president of the United States.
  55. 2011 Sunday: In the AFC Divisional Championships, the New York Jets beat the New England Patriots 28-21.  This was one of the major upsets in NFL history.  Meanwhile, after 41 years in power, Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi is 24 months away from being the longest serving head of state of the world.  Elsewhere, news comes to light showing that the Iranians have tried to purchase both technology and materials from at least 350 private companies and corporations for use in its nuclear weapons programs.
  56. 2012 Monday: Customers of online shoe retailer Zappos must change their passwords after Zappos reports hackers accessed up to 24 million customer accounts.
  57. 2013 Wednesday: Ken Salazar, the 50th U.S. Secretary of the Interior, announces he will leave his post at the end of March 2013.  Meanwhile in the Syrian civil war, 24 people die and countless people are wounded when three car bombs go off in Idlib Province.  Meanwhile, French troops are fighting alongside Malian troops in the northern part of the country as they fight to drive Islamists out of the town of Diabaly.
  58. 2014 Thursday: A report from the U.S. Senate on the 2012 Benghazi attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, determines that the attack was ‘likely preventable’.  Elsewhere, following Palestinian militants firing of numerous rockets into Israeli territory, the Israeli air force strikes back with some airstrikes in Gaza Strip killing at least 5 angry Islamists and wounding several others. 
  59. 2015 Friday: New U.S. rules loosening trade restrictions with Cuba go into effect today, including permission to sell instruments, tools, equipment, and supplies to private businesses; U.S. banks will also be given greater freedom to transact with Cuban banks.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Defense announces it will send 400 U.S. troops to train ‘moderate’ Syrian rebels sometime in the spring.  Elsewhere, the Chadian military enters Cameroon to aid in the fight against Boko Haram jihadists.
  60. 2016 Saturday: Aboard the International Space Station in the veggie testing lab, scientists grow the very first flower to bloom in space: a zinnia.  Elsewhere, in Syria, ISIS militants murder 75 Syrian soldiers and pro-Assad militiamen at a town called Deir ez-Azor in what would become a massacre known by the name of the city.   Meanwhile, a U.S. drone strike in Yemen takes the lives of three suspected al-Qaida militants.  Kill ‘em all.
  61. 2017 Monday: The 12th man to walk on the moon- NASA astronaut Eugene Cernan- dies at age 82.  Elsewhere, the government of Ukraine takes Vladimir Putin’s Russia to the International Court of Justice charging them with war crimes and other horrible acts in eastern Ukraine and the Crimea.  Meanwhile, for the first time since World War II, foreign troops arrive in Norway as 300 U.S. Marines arrive for a six-month deployment.
  62. 2018 Tuesday: Dave Holland, drummer with the British bands Trapeze (1969-1979)[iii] and Judas Priest (1979-1989)[iv], dies at age 69.  Meanwhile, the DOW Jones Industrial Complex surpasses 26,000 points for the first time, beating its previous record of 25,000-mark on January 04, 2018.  The markets are loving everything President Donald J. Trump is doing, folks.   Elsewhere, Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III informs the New York Times that he subpoenaed Steve Bannon a week earlier to appear before his investigators and spill his guts.
  63. 2019 Wednesday: In a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Denver Nuggets, the Warriors break two NBA records- in the first quarter, they hit 10 3-pointers and a franchise best 51 points in a quarter.  They win the game 142-111.  Elsewhere, as the federal government shutdown continues to worsen, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi suggests that President Donald J. Trump’s state of the union address scheduled for January 29, 2019, be postponed to a later date- if at all- due to the government closure.
  64. 2020 Thursday: The U.S. Senate votes 89-10 to approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, aka USMCA.  Meanwhile, the U.S. military announces that 11 servicemembers were injured in the Iranian missile attack that hit U.S. positions in Iraq on January 8.  The missile barrage was in response to the whacking of Quds Force General Qassim Soleimani, a murderous POS, taken out by a drone strike on New Year’s Day.
  65. 2021 Saturday:  In the aftermath of the Antifa-lead Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, federal investigators are putting government agencies under the spotlight to see who might have enabled the mobs to enter the Capitol.  We see this as a combination of the “Night of the Long Knives” and the “Reichstag Fire” as being used by the Democrats and their RINO stooge allies on behalf of Beijing.  Stay tuned.  Meanwhile, Facebook- the nation’s self-appointed ministry of truth- is blocking all talk of events associated with Inauguration Day on January 20.   
  66. 2021 Saturday A: Elsewhere, freshman Congressman Madison Cawthorne, the youngest member of Congress, fires back at House Democrats following demands by Democrats in his district to EXPEL him for his part in the Capitol Hill speech given by President Trump prior to the Antifa-instigated riots in the Capitol Building.  Finally, Representative Pat Fallon, R-TX, tells Newsmax that ‘accusations of pre-Capitol Hill riot reconnoitering are baseless.’  After all- and this is being brushed under the rug- the Capitol Hill police warned Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi that the Capitol Hill was in danger of being breeched before the Antifa riots commenced.  Where was “Mumbles?”
  67. 2021 Saturday B: Thanks to mismanagement of California’s wildlands by one Democrat (or RINO) governor after another, the Bonita fire continues burning although firefighters believe they are getting it under control.  Elsewhere, now that “Pro-China Joe” Biden is becoming president, caravans with tens of thousands of illegal aliens are forming in Honduras with the goal of flooding across the southern border and into the ‘shadows’ of the United States.  Neutron bombs anyone?
  68. 2021 Saturday C: The U.S. expresses concern over the favoritism shown by the Mexican government towards state-owned energy companies as opposed to private firms.  Elsewhere, new Google antitrust lawsuit targets play station unfairness as well a ‘Google experiment’ gone awry that prevented Australians from being able to access their news sites online.  Can anyone say this is a run-up to BIG BROTHER ad the control of information around the globe on behalf of the Chi-Coms and their flunkies?   Speaking of corruption, the U.S. government steps up claims that the Chinese Virus did indeed come- whether deliberately or not- from the Wuhan biowarfare laboratory.  We believe it.   Finally, an ally of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is arrested by Vladimir Putin’s thugs ahead of the return of Navalny tomorrow to Moscow.
  69. 2021 Saturday D: New Jersey Governor “Slimy Phil” Murphy, pseudo dictator of the state, orders all state government workers who can to work from home in advance of the expected protests coming around Inauguration Day.  Remember- we believe the Democrats conspired to set the Capitol Hill riots in motion just as they are conspiring to send their Antifa and BLM Brown Shirts into the streets to carry out a FALSE FLAG OPERATION with which to dirty Trump supporters.  They know what’s coming and we know what’s coming.  Democrat Party-sanctioned violence on January 20.   Meanwhile, many now believe the reason for all the security in Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day with which to ‘prohibit’ attendees of the FAKE PRESIDENT’S inauguration is because very few were going to attend it anyway.  They want to spare decrepit Old Beijing Biden any embarrassment.   Finally, more videos continue coming to light- many filmed by the Antifa dimwits themselves- showing they were the ones behind the storming of the U.S. Capitol and that they did indeed have help from within the building from Capitol Hill cops and Democrat staffers.  More to come on this story…
  70. 2021 Saturday E:  Backfiring in New York state Attorney General Leticia “Jive Ass” James’ face, the National Rifle Association- the world’s oldest civil rights organization founded in 1871- files Chapter 13 bankruptcy in the Empire State because since it was chartered there, AG James thought she could break them up.  After the NRA relocates to Texas, it will reincorporate there.  That’s another corporation New York state tax collectors cannot suck the life out of.  Wow. 
  71. 2021 Saturday F: White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany will conduct her final duties from the state of Florida, ahead of what many expect to be a crazy week in D.C. thanks to Chi-Com-Democratic Party machinations.  Elsewhere, Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Lemoore Naval Air Station in California today as events honoring Chuck Yeager continue.  Next, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, warns his colleagues in the U.S. Senate that voting for President Donald J. Trump’s conviction in the second BS impeachment could have long-lasting ramifications for the GOP.  You better believe it.  All the money “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell begged for GOP senators he planned to throw under the bus- Martha McSally, Cory Gardner, David Perdue, Kelly Loeffler, and candidate John James- was for NOTHING.  It won’t happen again.
  72. 2021 Saturday G: Criticism continues befalling “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s ‘economic recovery plan’- if you can call such a mess a ‘plan’- continues to mount.  A job-killing increase in minimum wage across the board, paid parental family leave, $350 billion to help BLUE STATE and LOCAL governments to cover costs for damage THEY caused is making this monstrosity appear dead on arrival- DOA.  Add to that help for illegal aliens, climate change, and all sorts of other crazy stuff and you can smell this brewing disaster from 20 miles away.   Meanwhile, feeble old “Pro-China Joe” Biden proclaims, “Science will be at the forefront of my administration.”  Uh, okay, why don’t you ever listen to science on when fetuses begin to feel pain?  That’s proven science, Joe, not the crazy crap to which, you and your fellow liberals subscribe.  
  73. 2021 Saturday H: Next, the incoming ‘46th president’ continues filling out the U.S. State Department with retreads while at the same time, his incoming press secretary says, ‘all White House visitor logs will be made public’ seeing as how during Obama-Biden, all sorts of oligarchs were meeting with then-VP Biden in secret.
  74. 2021 Saturday I: CIA Director Gina Haspel threatened to quit when President Trump sought to make Kash Patel her deputy back in December.  She should have been fired with FBI Director Christopher Wray long ago.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration carries out its 13th and final federal death row execution.   Next, more Trump pardons expected to come, Steve Bannon among them.   
  75. 2021 Saturday J: Elsewhere, Lou Dobbs of Fox Business Channel says the assault on President Donald J. Trump is second only to what happened to President Abraham Lincoln.’  Next, John McLaughlin tells Newsmax TV that a ‘big backlash is coming.’  Elsewhere, famed attorney Alan Dershowitz says the ‘House violated the U.S. Constitution with the rushed second bogus impeachment attempt of President Trump.
  76. 2021 Saturday K: Always up to no good, the Iranians fire loads of missiles into the Indian Ocean which come down perilously close to a commercial freighter plying the waters and 100 miles distant from the U.S.S. Nimitz carrier strike force sailing towards the Persian Gulf.  President Trump: please nuke these wannabe modern day Persian Empire mopes before you leave office. Ronald Reagan sunk their entire navy, let’s do it again.
  77. 2021 Saturday L: In the first game of the NFL Divisional Playoff Weekend, it’s (1) Los Angeles Rams, 18 (10-7) @ Green Bay Packers, 32 (14-3).  Coming up: (2) Baltimore Ravens, 3 (12-6) @ Buffalo Bills, 17 (15-3).
  78. 2021 Saturday M: COVID-19 Daily Update:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 94,410,568 confirmed cases, +590,616, 2,020,042, confirmed deaths, +11,769, and 51,965,408 confirmed recoveries, +299,249.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 23,996,795 confirmed cases, up 237,052 from yesterday’s reporting, 399,680 confirmed deaths, UP 3,995, and 10,423,244 confirmed recoveries, UP 51,058.
  79. 2021 Saturday N: 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: 2,937,197 confirmed cases, 32,960 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 320 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 290,298 confirmed cases, 3,972 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Oregon: currently, they have 132,420 confirmed cases, 1,799 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 543,499 confirmed cases, 3,959 confirmed deaths, and 455,929 confirmed recoveries.
  80. 2021 Saturday O: Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3526 with a jackpot of $12 million on the line: 04, 13, 15, 23, 31, and Mega 10.  Out of 167,088 winning tickets, THREE people had FIVE numbers BUT NO Mega for a prize of $18,855 apiece.  One ticket was sold at Baycrest Liquor Store in Costa Mesa, CA 92627, one at 7-11 in Oakland, CA 94611, and one at Silverado Liquor Jr. Market in Capistrano Beach, CA 92624.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Drawing #812 with a $640 million jackpot on the line: 14, 20, 39, 65, 67, and Powerball 02.   Out of 490,056 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $536,063 apiece.  The two tickets were sold in California, one at the 7-11 in Bellflower, CA 90706 and the other at ARCO AM/PM in Baker, CA 92309.
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[i] We look forward to doing the Clash but expect to do Supertramp first, then Pink Floyd, then Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, then Yes, and then perhaps the Clash.  They are among the amazing British rock bands of the 1970s and deserve to be acknowledged as such.

[ii] We promoted the music of this venerable British rock star- Peter Frampton- 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.  The actual album, “Frampton Comes Alive” appeared on Thursday, 15-May-2014.  We hope you will seek it out and consider adding it to your collection.

[iii] We first began promoting the music of Trapeze beginning on Monday, 15-October-2018 through Saturday, 27-October-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed band out and consider adding it to your collection.

[iv] We have no clue as to when- or if- we will ever get around to promoting the music of Judas Priest.  Stick around long enough and you might be here on the day when we do.

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58. 2021 Friday A: And so, it begins: Federal prosecutors seek Donald Trump Jr. for ‘questioning.’ Questioning for what, pray tell? Meanwhile, a Trump deputy in the White House is reassuring staffers in the era of Cancel Culture that they will be ‘okay,’ even as Harvard is on the edge of bowing to its students and stripping Kayleigh McEnany of her advanced law degree.

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15. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 2022:

U.S. Secretary of State Edward Everett; U.S. Treasury Secretary John Adams Dix; Elizabeth Short aka the “Black Dahlia,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Elton John featuring Dee Murray, “My Sweet Lord” by George Harrison, Harry Nilsson, Kaleidoscope featuring Chris Darrow, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Ronnie Van Zant, the Supremes, and “I Can’t Explain” by the Who:

  1. 778 Sunday: Sisinnius begins his reign as the 87th Roman Catholic Pope and dies 20 days later.
  2. 1535 Tuesday: King Henry VIII declares himself the head of the English church.
  3. 1559 Thursday: Church leaders crowned England’s Queen Elizabeth I in Westminster Abbey.
  4. 1624 Monday: When the people of Mexico learn that the Spaniards are going to close numerous churches, riots break out across the country.  
  5. 1777 Wednesday: The people of New Connecticut declared their independence.  (The Republic later became the state of Vermont).
  6. 1861 Tuesday: The 24th U.S. Treasury Secretary John Adams Dix assumed office on this date.  A Republican he served under President James Buchanan from today until March 06, 1861.
  7. 1862 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate confirmed President Abraham Lincoln’s choice of Edward M. Stanton to be the new secretary of war, replacing Simon Cameron.
  8. 1863 Thursday: The publisher of “The Boston Morning Journal” became the first American newspaper to publish on wood pulp paper.
  9. 1865 Friday: During the closing months of the Civil War, the Second Battle of Fort Fisher near Wilmington’s North Carolina, ended as Union forces captured the “Gibraltar of the South,” depriving the Confederates of their last major seaport.   Meanwhile, former 20th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Everett died in Boston, Massachusetts, on this date.  He served under President Millard Fillmore from 11-06-1852 to 03-04-1853 and began political life first as a National Republican, then as a Whig, then the Constitutional Union, and finally the National Union Parties.
  10. 1870 Saturday: The Donkey, i.e., the JACKASS, appears as a symbol of the Democratic Party for the first time in the magazine, Harper’s Weekly.  The cartoon was by Thomas Nast and the cartoon bore the title, “A Live Jackass kicking a Dead Lion.”
  11. 1884 Tuesday: The state of Indiana issued a charter for Notre Dame University on this date.
  12. 1892 Friday: “Triangle” magazine in Springfield, Massachusetts, published the rules for a new game.  The original rules involved attaching a peach basket to a suspended board; the game became basketball.
  13. 1908 Wednesday: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority became America’s first Greek letter organization established by African American college women.
  14. 1915 Friday: Japan claims economic control of China.
  15. 1919 Wednesday: In Boston, a tank containing an estimated 2.3 million gallons of molasses burst, sending the dark syrup coursing through the city’s North End, killing 21 people. 
  16. 1929 Tuesday: Civil Rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr., was born in Atlanta, Georgia.
  17. 1936 Wednesday: In Toledo, Ohio, construction workers finish work on the first all-glass, windowless building- the building was the new home of Owens-Illinois Glass Company Laboratory.
  18. 1942 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt asks Major League Baseball commissioner to continue the sport throughout World War II.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, German and Rumanian troops fight to reclaim portions of the Crimea they had been driven out of, namely a threat behind their lines on the coast of the Black Sea at Feodosiya where Soviet sailors and marines had established a beachhead behind Axis lines.  Once the Soviets realized their vulnerabilities, they began fighting to withdraw eastward.  Fighting is savage.
  19. 1943 Friday: The Pentagon underwent dedication as the world’s largest office building just outside Washington, DC, in Arlington, Va.  The structure covers 34 acres of land and has 17 miles of corridors snaking through it. 
  20. 1943 Friday A: On the Eastern Front, the Italian high command requests permission from their superiors- German Army Group B- to begin the withdrawal of the Italian Alpine Corps along with the Hungarian Second Army.  Hitler says, “NO,” but allows elements of the XXIV Panzer Corps to begin pulling back.   In the savage fighting Soviet armored units are trashing various German units, almost destroying the 387th Infantry Division and the 27th Panzer Division.  As the Soviet tanks continue running amok, Italian Alpine troops find themselves in a desperate fight to defend their headquarters in the town of Rossosh.
  21. 1944 Saturday: American General Dwight D. Eisenhower arrives in Great Britain on this date.  Planning would go into overdrive on Operation Overlord, the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi control.
  22. 1945 Monday: The Red Army frees the inhabitants of the Crackow-Plaszow Concentration Camp.  Elsewhere, as the British cement their grip on Greece, the communists sue for peace from British General Ronald Scobie.  As the Brits were liberating their country, the communists had rose up to fight both them and the Greek royalists seeking to reestablish the country as a monarchy.
  23. 1947 Wednesday: The mutilated remains of a 22-year-old Elizabeth Short, whom the world would come to know as the “Black Dahlia,” appeared in a vacant Los Angeles, California, lot; her slaying remains unsolved.
  24. 1948 Thursday: Ronnie Van Zant—future vocalist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[i]—was born on this date in Jacksonville, Florida.
  25. 1953 Thursday: Harry S. Truman became the first president to use radio and television to give his farewell address as he left office.
  26. 1955 Saturday: The USSR ends its ‘state of war’ with the German Federal Republic.  Elsewhere, the first solar-heated, radiation-cooled house underwent construction by Raymond Bliss in Tucson, Arizona.  
  27. 1961 Sunday: The Supremes[ii] sign with Motown Records.  Elsewhere, a U.S. Air Force radar tower off the New Jersey coast collapsed into the Atlantic Ocean during a severe storm, killing all 28 men aboard.
  28. 1965 Friday: The Who[iii] released their first album, “I Can’t Explain.”
  29. 1967 Sunday: In the first Super Bowl ever, the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum by a score of 35-10.
  30. 1971 Friday: George Harrison[iv] releases, “My Sweet Lord.”  Elsewhere, in Miami Beach, Florida, heavyweight slugger Earnie Shavers scored a 1st round KO over his opponent, Nat Shaver, putting is pro record to 19-2.
  31. 1972 Saturday: In New Orleans, Louisiana, at the 1:47 minute mark of Round 4 in a scheduled 15-round, heavyweight championship bout, “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier scored a TKO over his opponent, Terry Daniels.  In so doing, “Smokin’ Joe” retained the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world and improved his pro record to 28-0.
  32. 1973 Monday: President Richard Nixon announced the suspension of all U.S. offensive action in North Vietnam, citing progress in peace negotiations.
  33. 1974 Tuesday: The situation comedy, “Happy Days,” premiered on ABC-TV.
  34. 1976 Thursday: Attempted assassin Sarah Jane Moore receives a life sentence in prison for trying to murder President Gerald R. Ford.
  35. 1978 Sunday: In Super Bowl XII, the Dallas Cowboys beat the Denver Broncos 27-10.
  36. 1986 Wednesday: President Ronald Reagan signed legislation making Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday a national holiday, one the nation would celebrate on the third Monday of January.
  37. 1987 Thursday: Paramount Home Video reported that it would place a commercial at the front of one of its video releases for the first time; the commercial was a 30-second Diet Pepsi ad at the beginning of “Top Gun.”
  38. 1988 Friday: Jimmy “the Greek” Snyder makes racist remarks about black athletes and suffers job loss and exile from professional sports commentary.  
  39. 1989 Sunday: NATO, the Warsaw Pact and 12 other European countries adopted a human rights and security agreement in Vienna, Austria.
  40. 1990 Monday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, at the 1:57 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, 42-year-old George Foreman knocks out Gerry Cooney.  This would put BIG GEORGE FOREMAN’S record to 65-2 while that of the ‘Great White Hope’- Gerry Cooney- would go to 28-3 after which, he would retire.   On the same card, heavyweight powerhouse Bruce Seldon puts his pro record to 9-0 with an RTD over opponent, Lorenzo Canady.
  41. 1992 Wednesday: In Nashville, Tennessee, Dee Murray—bassist with the Spencer Davis Group[v] in 1969 and then with Elton John[vi] up until his demise today—died from a stroke related to battling with skin cancer; he was just 45.
  42. 1993 Friday: A historic disarmament ceremony ended in Paris with the last of 125 countries signing a treaty banning the use of chemical weapons.
  43. 1994 Saturday: In Agoura Hills, California, famed vocalist Harry Nilsson[vii] died from heart failure on this date at the age of 52.  He had numerous radio hits and had many musical friends who performed on his albums and at his live shows.
  44. 1995 Sunday: In the AFC Championship Game in the NFL, the San Diego Chargers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers by a score of 17-13 and advance to the Super Bowl.  Meanwhile in the NFC, the San Francisco 49ers beat the Dallas Cowboys to advance to the Super Bowl.
  45. 2001 Monday: The folks behind Wikipedia launched it on today’s date.
  46. 2009 Thursday: US Airways Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger ditched his Airbus 320 in the Hudson River after a flock of birds disabled both engines; all 155 people aboard survived.
  47. 2011 Saturday: The president of Tunisia- Zine El Abidine Ben Ali- after being rejected by France for pleas of asylum- flees with his family to Saudi Arabia who is willing to take a brother Arab in.
  48. 2012 Sunday: In the GOP Presidential Primary, Governor Jon Huntsman of Utah drops out and endorses Governor Mitt Romney of Massachusetts.  Meanwhile, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad offers an amnesty to all who will stop fighting for all crimes committed since the insurgency began.
  49. 2013 Tuesday: In Saudi Arabia, Egyptian human rights lawyer, Ahmed al-Gizawi receives a sentence of five years in prison plus 300 lashes for possessing Xanax, anti-anxiety medication.  Elsewhere, a rocket attack on Aleppo University, Syria, takes the lives of 83 people and wounds another 150 people.  Elsewhere, the Russian military launches three military satellites. 
  50. 2014 Wednesday: Lebanon’s new Prime Minister Tammam Salam declares that he has been able to form a new cabinet, breaking the 10-month impasse between Hezbollah and Sunni rival parties; Salam intends to hold presidential elections on time.  Meanwhile, whistleblowers reveal that the National Security Agency—the NSA—uses software to spy on nearly 100,000 computers around the globe.  The spy agency implants much of the spying technology onto the computers when they access the Internet while in other occasions, their technology enables data processers to enter data or alter data through radio wave transmissions.  Elsewhere, jihadists continue running amok in Iraq killing at least 26 people and wounding loads of others.
  51. 2015 Thursday: The Swiss National Bank has uncapped the Swiss franc against the euro, resulting in a rise in its currency value from 1.20 to 1.04 francs/euro; the bank also reduced interest rates from -.25% to -.75%, increasing costs to investors who store deposits.  Elsewhere, Belgium police kill two suspected terrorists near the city of Verviers.
  52. 2016 Friday: Members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islamist militants- attack a hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, murdering 28 guests and wounding another 58.   Meanwhile, the U.S. Center for Disease Control urges women not to visit numerous countries in Latin America due to the ongoing Zika virus endemic in the region.
  53. 2017 Sunday: In the NFC Division Round, the Green Bay Packers defeat the Dallas Cowboys in a high-scoring shootout by a score of 34-31.  In the AFC Division Round, the Pittsburgh Steelers overcome the Kansas City Chiefs through kicking six field goals for a final score of 18-16.  Elsewhere, a riot in a maximum-security prison in Brazil claims the lives of at least 10 people and injures loads of others.  Meanwhile, a summit between the Israelis and the Palestinians commences in Paris, France.
  54. 2018 Monday: Protests marking the seventh anniversary of the revolution in Tunis, Tunisia, turn violent as people begin protesting the current government.  Elsewhere, the Turkish government threatens to take actions against the U.S.-backed Syrian Border Security Force while the government of Bashar al-Assad threatens to extinguish all U.S. operations within his crappy country.  Neither does anything.  Meanwhile, as a former CIA officer tries to fly out of New York, authorities swoop in and arrest the POS Jerry Chun Shing-Lee on charges of espionage for- you guessed it- communist China.  After he left the Central Intelligence Agency, he retained all manner of info in notebooks and handed it over to his handlers.
  55. 2019 Tuesday: LGBTQIA+ activists accuse the government of Chechnya, a well-known place of ‘tolerance’ of a pogrom against gays what with 40 detained and two slain.  Meanwhile, a witness in the trial of Mexican drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman claims that former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto took a bribe of $100 million from the cartel to look the other way.  Elsewhere, South Korean officials announce that North Korean officials will be visiting the United States to discuss setting up a second summit between President Donald J. Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
  56. 2020 Wednesday: Multi-instrumentalist with the British band Kaleidoscope- Chris Darrow- died on this date.  Elsewhere, CNN reports that a Delta Airlines jetliner approaching LAX dumped fuel during its descent which fell on local schools.  At least 60 or more students were rushed to the hospital for treatment.  The authorities are investigating the incident.  Meanwhile, Sudanese government forces announce they have quelled a violent mutiny by members of its armed forces in the capital city of Khartoum.   
  57. 2021 Friday: A recent poll says that 9 out of 10 Americans oppose the Capitol Hill riots of January 6, the ones in which, Antifa infiltrated its commandoes amongst supporters of the 45th president to discredit them, in much the same way they have since the Charlottesville clashes between Antifa and white supremacists, BOTH groups we believe were set in motion by ONE entity: the Chi-Coms via their stooges in the Democratic Party.   Meanwhile, drooling House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi announces she is appointing retired U.S. Army General Russell Honoré- of Hurricane Katrina fame- to lead a task force to investigate how to transform the Capitol Building from a ‘soft target’ into a ‘hard one.’  One of the things she can do is not to tell Capitol Hill police officers to stand aside and motion Antifa thugs inside.  Furthermore, Madam Speaker cannot say when the second impeachment trial for President Trump will begin.  Next, lawmakers author a bi-partisan bill to honor slain Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick.  God bless him.  
  58. 2021 Friday A: And so, it begins: Federal prosecutors seek Donald Trump Jr. for ‘questioning.’   Questioning for what, pray tell?  Meanwhile, a Trump deputy in the White House is reassuring staffers in the era of Cancel Culture that they will be ‘okay,’ even as Harvard is on the edge of bowing to its students and stripping Kayleigh McEnany of her advanced law degree.  Next, Trump campaign lawyer Jenna Ellis tells Newsmax TV that ‘this impeachment is no different’ and that it’s an ‘abuse of the U.S. Constitution.’  Meanwhile, Ric Grenell tells Newsmax TV that the ‘D.C. media has switched from the news to advocacy for all left-wing causes.’  Rudy Giuliani believes it’s all a scheme to prevent #45 from running for office again.  Finally, also to Newsmax TV, Dick Morris- famed political strategist and consultant- says that ‘impeachment and the 25th Amendment are watering down the presidency.’  NO- the AICPENDBLOG.COM believes the Democrats and the RINOS are trying to replace the presidency with a parliamentary system in which the party in power chooses who will be the figurehead.
  59. 2021 Friday B: New York State news- a new bill in Albany would make it illegal for New Yorkers to own or buy body armor.  Why?  Elsewhere in New York City, we now learn that thanks to the criminal mismanagement by Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo and addle-brained NYC Mayor Bill Di Blasio, more than 372,000 private businesses have been destroyed in the Big Apple, never to return, many of them in professional foodservice and hospitality. 
  60. 2021 Friday C: Due to ‘security threats’ in Washington, D.C., the Inauguration Day rehearsal for ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden has been pushed back to Monday. We learn that J-Lo and Lady Gaga are going to be among the left-wing performers celebrating the ‘victory’ of the incoming senile 46th ‘president.’  Next, according to Rush Limbaugh, the feds are rushing 25,000 troops into Washington, D.C. to prevent against the expected (Antifa-caused) violence on Wednesday, January 20.  (According to the talk show mega-giant, this is more troops than are currently station in BOTH Iraq and Afghanistan).  Speaking of the riots, the FBI reports that the Capitol Hill mobs planned to assassinate leaders.  Again, this sounds like Antifa and BLM human garbage, not Trump supporters.  Meanwhile, Mr. Biden chooses former FDA Chief David Kessler to head Operation Warp Speed. 
  61. 2021 Friday D: In a peculiar move, Oklahoma Senator James Lankford, a Republican, apologizes to black Tulsans for having opposed the certification of “President-elect Pro-China Joe” Biden.  Why?  What was racist about questioning the certification?  Dimwit. Next, the media appears to have twisted the remarks of Senator Tommy Tuberville, R-Alabama, in suggesting a delay on Biden’s certification.   
  62. 2021 Friday E: Elsewhere, a new poll shows that a vast majority of Republicans and swing state voters favor hiring U.S. workers before hiring illegal aliens.  Next, the Wyoming Republican Party is unhappy with Congresswoman Liz Cheney, one of their own, who was among the 10 RINO Republicans to vote for the SECOND IMPEACHMENT OF PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP.  (Note- those 10 representatives and four of their counterparts in the U.S. Senate- Lisa Murkowski, RINO-Alaska, Ben Sasse, RINO-Nebraska, Pat Toomey, RINO-Pennsylvania, and Mitt Romney, RINO-Utah, we believe will make it onto the list of nominees for the Fourth Annual Lavrentiy Beria Award to be awarded in January 2022).
  63. 2021 Friday F: Fossilized ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden announces his COVID-19/Stimulus Plan: first, $20 billion for a national vaccination program.  Second, $50 billion for expanded testing, treatment, and tracing programs.  Third, $2,000 stimulus checks for all illegal aliens and American citizens.  Fourth and final, $15 minimum wage for federal entry level jobs.  Economist Stephen Moore says that the final peg of Beijing Joe’s stimulus plan will cost ‘4 million additional American jobs.’  WTF?  Next, the U.S. Secret Service is telling its officers in the run-up to Inauguration Day to remain ‘professional’ and ‘non-partisan.’  Meanwhile, the IRS announces it’s behind on 7 million tax returns from last year all because of COVID-19.
  64. 2021 Friday G: Russia cites the U.S. withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty as its reason for leaving the agreement.  In Great Britain, it would appear that Mask Sharia is on the way there as the British government says, ‘people may have to wear masks forever.’  Wow.  Coming soon to a country near you?  Elsewhere, Dunkin’ Donuts has created a new biodegradable straw.  Congratulations.  Next, a Mickey Mantle baseball card sold for $5.2 million setting an all-time record.  Elsewhere, Joanne Roberts, widow of Mr. Rogers, dies at age 92.  Meanwhile, President Trump plans to hold an event as outgoing president on Inauguration Day at same time senile Old Joe is scheduled to place his quivering hand atop a Bible. 
  65. 2021 Friday H: Here are the numbers for the COVID-19 global pandemic, the planet first: 93,275,676 confirmed cases, +424,993, 2,000,905, confirmed deaths, +12,615, and 55,500,681 confirmed recoveries, +271,674.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 23,489,378 confirmed cases, up 108,386 from yesterday’s reporting, 390,378 confirmed deaths, UP 1,434, and 10,262,463 confirmed recoveries, UP 28,136.
  66. 2021 Friday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,898,041 confirmed cases, 32,291 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 318 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 288,127 confirmed cases, 3,949 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Idaho: currently, they have 153,506 confirmed cases, 1,593 confirmed deaths, and 69,460 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 535,049 confirmed cases, 3,910 confirmed deaths, and 447,076 confirmed recoveries.   
  67. 2021 Friday J:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,814.26, DOWN 177.26 points (-0.57%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,998.50, DOWN 114.14 points (-0.87%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,768.25, DOWN 27.29 points (-0.72%).  The price of GOLD is $1,827.70 per troy oz., -2.20 (-0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $24.83 per troy ounce, -0.036 (-0.14%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,078.70 per troy oz, -11.20 (-1.03%) while the price of COPPER is $3.50 per pound, -0.001 (-0.03%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,395.10 per troy oz, -28.20 (-1.16%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.04 per barrel, -0.32 (-0.61%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Hong Kong dollars equals 7.75.  In other economic news, Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue says the government ‘declared martial law by imposing the harsh COVID-19 lockdowns on the American people.’  How right you are, sir!
  68. 2021 Friday K: Senator Lindsey Graham, RINO-SC, says that the Mueller probe into Trump-Russia collusion- Crossfire Hurricane- was ‘the most incompetent’ and ‘most corrupt’ investigation ever conducted by the FBI and the Department of Justice.  Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence speaks with Vice President-elect “Kooky Kamala” Harris on the phone.  The incoming VP says she hopes for a ‘peaceful transition of power.’  Next, NY prosecutors drag former Trump attorney Michael Cohen in to answer questions about the 45th president’s finances.    Speaking of losers like Michael Cohen, Lt. Gov. Duncan of the Peach State snivels to reporters that the ‘Georgia statehouse is absolutely less safe now because of Donald Trump.’  Lt. Gov. Duncan- you should not have worked to throw the election to “Pro-China Joe” Biden and his Chi-Com masters who now are YOUR masters.
  69. 2021 Friday L: Currently, the feds are investigating 37 people for their part in the deaths that occurred during the Capitol Hill Riots of January 6.  Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, she whose pendulous breasts droop down to her waist, says, ‘there will be prosecutions for ALL House members who aided the (Antifa/Black Lives Matter) ‘Trump mob’ in storming the building.  We guess this means that YOU, Madam Speaker, will stand at the head of the line seeing as how YOU and ONLY YOU are in charge of the Capitol Hill PD.  Steven Sund, outgoing Capitol Hill police chief begged for help on at least SIX occasions with no help coming which means YOU stopped help from coming which means BLOOD is on YOUR HANDS.  We await YOUR prosecution! 
  70. 2021 Friday M: President Donald J. Trump orders U.S. Military Command for the Middle East to incorporate Israel into its organization so as to hasten Arab-Israeli military cooperation in defending against the Iranian scum.   Meanwhile, Apple CEO Tim Cook says that ‘Parler might make it back online provided they do something about moderating (censoring) content.  Elsewhere, the National Rifle Association files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protections.  Finally, Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas rips ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden for his plagiarizing yet again someone else’s work- the COVID-19 Relief Bill. 
  71. 2021 Friday N: Elsewhere, the Atlanta Falcons hire Tennessee Titans OC Arthur Smith as their next head coach.   Note- we would love to see Matt Ryan make it to another super bowl.    Speaking of the NFL, two games tomorrow in the Divisional Round- L.A. Rams @ Green Bay Packers at 1:35 P.M. and Baltimore
    Ravens @ the Buffalo Bills @ 5:15 P.M.  Then on Sunday, we have two more games- Cleveland Browns @ Kansas City Chiefs @ 12:05 P.M. and Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ New Orleans Saints @ 3:40 P.M.
  72. 2021 Friday O: Here are the results for tonight’s massive Mega Millions Draw #1625 with a pot of around $725 million at stake: 03, 11, 12, 38, 43, and Mega 15.  Out of 643,493 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers BUT NO MEGA for a prize of $1,225,193.  Meanwhile, Alex Azar, Health and Human Services secretary offers his resignation, citing the Capitol Hill Riots as his reason for leaving the administration.   Elsewhere, we learn today that Bill Gates of Microsoft fame is the largest owner of private farmland in the United States with 242,000 acres.  Finally, in the waning days of the Trump administration, an asteroid the size of the Empire State Building, about 4.4 million miles from the Earth which is about 18 times the average distance between our planet and the moon.
  73. 2021 Friday P: The government of Morocco awards President Donald J. Trump the Order of Mohammad, the nation’s highest decoration, for his work in creating a framework of peace for Arab nations and Israel.  The ceremony occurred at the White House in a private ceremony.  Congratulations, Mr. President.  Let’s see if your successor keeps the framework of the Abraham Accords in place or tosses them on the rubbish heap and returns to brown-nosing the Palestinians.  Elsewhere, One America News reports growing evidence that foreign nations such as communist China interfered in our elections, NOT just in the 2020 Presidential Election but also in several state elections.  WHY aren’t the liberals braying about ‘ELECTION INTERFERENCE?’  Because we believe Beijing and their bought-and-paid-for stooges in the Democratic Party and among the RINO wing of the GOP conspired with them to deny President Trump his much-deserved second term.   Meanwhile, Norway reports 11 deaths connected to the vaccine for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.
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The next live effort by Fairport Convention was the wonderful “Off the Desk” (June 14, 2006). As always, these musical veterans deliver a powerful live show that sees them draw millions of fans to their music year after year.  People hunger for the OLD music because much of the new music- ahem, like Maroon Five, the Jonas Brothers, and other twits SUCKS. The band included virtuoso Andy Guttridge (acoustic guitars), Ric Sanders (violins), Dave Pegg (acoustic and electric basses, and tenor mandola), Simon Nichol (guitars and vocals), Gerry Conway (drums), and Chris Leslie (mandolins, fiddles, cellos, and flutes).  The two discs contain 22 classic tunes as only this veteran band can deliver which is why we encourage everyone to rush out to their favorite record shop and pick it up.  You will be glad you did, that we guarantee.

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

[ii] We definitely hope to present the music of ALL the classic Motown bands- including the famed Diana Ross and the Supremes- sometime within the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further developments.

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

[iv] 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.  “My Sweet Lord” appeared on the album, “All Things Must Pass,” which we promoted on Friday, 09-December-2016.  We hope you will seek that album out- along with the rest of George’s catalog- and add it to your collection.

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

[vi] We will be presenting Elton John’s music at some point within the next five years.  Please stay tuned for the day when we do.

[vii] We are not sure when we will begin promoting the music of the famed Harry Nilsson, but we hope to do it at some point within the next five years.  Please keep posted for when we do.

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11. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2022

67. 2021 Monday: A New York state attorneys group is moving to disbar “America’s Mayor” and President Donald J. Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, for his part in the ‘Storming the Capitol Building 2021” so-called ‘insurrection.’ Next, the U.S. Supreme Court nixes a ‘fast-track’ for all of President Trump’s election fraud cases. Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues urging Vice President Mike Pence to utilize the 25th Amendment so he and the Cabinet can remove a ‘extremely dangerous president from office before he can cause further harm to the country.’

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11. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2022:

U.S. Attorneys General Henry D. Gilpin and Wayne MacVeagh; Acting DHS Secretaries Chad Wolf and Pete Gaynor; U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Alexander Hamilton, Oliver Wolcott Jr., and Robert Rubin; WW II Fascist Italy Foreign Minister Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano; “Please Please Me” by the Beatles, Detective featuring Tony Kaye, Dire Straits featuring Terry Williams, Foghat featuring Charlie Huhn, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Spencer Dryden, “This Was” by Jethro Tull, and T-Rex featuring Mickey Finn:

  1. 140 Monday: St. Hyginus ends his reign as the 9th Roman Catholic Pope on this date.  He first took up his Holy Cross on January 05, 136.  His successor- the 10th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Pius I- assumed the position on this date serving all Christendom until July 11, 155.
  2. 705 Wednesday: The 85th Roman Catholic Pope John VI ended his reign as shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He first became the representative of Jesus Christ on Earth on October 30, 701.
  3. 1158 Saturday: Vladislav II of Bohemia becomes king.
  4. 1569 Saturday: England’s first state lottery took place on this date.
  5. 1693 Sunday: Mt. Etna on Sicily erupts.
  6. 1755 (or 1757) Saturday (or Tuesday): In Charlestown, Nevis, British Leeward Islands (now St. Kitts and Nevis), future FIRST U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton is born.  A future Federalist, Hamilton would serve under President George Washington from September 11, 1789, to January 31, 1795.
  7. 1759 Thursday: The first American life insurance corporation, for “poor and distressed” Presbyterian ministers, their widows, and their children, received its charter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  8. 1760 Friday: In Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British North America, future 2nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Oliver Wolcott Jr. is born.  A future Federalist, he would serve under President George Washington from February 03, 1795, to December 31, 1800.
  9. 1770 Thursday: London shipped the first shipment of rhubarb to the United States on this date.
  10. 1805 Friday: An act of Congress created the Michigan Territory on this date.
  11. 1813 Monday: First pineapples planted in Hawaii.  This singular act would create a massive empire and then sometime two centuries later, the pine would be torn out and homes slapped in their place across every island, including the legendary ‘pineapple apple’ of Lanai.  What a travesty.
  12. 1840 Saturday: The 14th U.S. Attorney General Henry D. Gilpin assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Martin Van Buren from today until 03-04-1841.
  13. 1861 Friday: Alabama was the fourth state to withdraw from the Union.
  14. 1863 Sunday: A naval engagement occurs near Galveston, Texas, between CSS Alabama and USS Hatteras.
  15. 1867 Friday: Following the withdrawal of French troops and the execution of usurper Emperor Maximilian, Mexican President Benito Juarez returned to his office.
  16. 1878 Friday: In New York, Alexander Campbell delivered milk in glass bottles for the very first time.
  17. 1879 Saturday: The Zulu War against the British colonial rule in South Africa begins. 
  18. 1902 Saturday: “Popular Mechanics” magazine underwent publication for the very first time.
  19. 1908 Saturday: President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed the Grand Canyon National Monument, which became a national park in 1919.
  20. 1913 Saturday: The first enclosed sedan-type automobile, a Hudson, went on display at the 13th National Automobile Show in New York.
  21. 1917 Thursday: In Washington, D.C., the 36th U.S. Attorney General Wayne MacVeagh died at age 83.  A Republican, then a Democrat, and then a Republican. he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 05, 1881, to December 15, 1881.
  22. 1919 Saturday: Romania annexes Transylvania.
  23. 1922 Wednesday: Leonard Thompson became the first person to undergo successful treatment with insulin, the trial-taking place at Toronto General Hospital.
  24. 1927 Tuesday: The creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was proposed during a dinner of Hollywood luminaries at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
  25. 1935 Friday: Aviator Amelia Earhart began an 18-hour trip from Honolulu to Oakland that made her the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean.
  26. 1938 Tuesday: In Limerick, Me., Frances Moulton assumed her duties as the first female bank president.
  27. 1939 Wednesday: British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and Lord Halifax, the British foreign secretary, met with Italian leader Benito Mussolini in Rome, Italy.
  28. 1942 Sunday: Japan declared war against the Netherlands, the same day that Imperial Japanese forces invaded the Dutch East Indies.  Japanese troops occupy Kuala Lumpur, Malaya.
  29. 1943 Monday: The United States and Britain signed treaties relinquishing extraterritorial rights in China.
  30. 1944 Tuesday: In Verona, Italy, on this date, a firing squad executed the son-in-law of Benito Mussolini and former foreign minister for Fascist Italy, Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano for having turned on his father-in-law as World War II turned against the Axis powers.
  31. 1946 Friday: Enver Hoxha declares the People’s Republic of Albania with himself as the dictator.  Elsewhere, Tony Kaye—future member of the British rock bands, Yes[i] (1968-1971 / 1982-83 / 1984-94) and Detective[ii] (1977)—is born in Leicester, England, on this date.
  32. 1948 Sunday: Future rock drummer Terry Williams—who would play with Dire Straits[iii] (1982-1984 / 1985-1989)—is born in Swansea, Wales, England, on this date.
  33. 1951 Thursday: Charlie Huhn—future member of two great bands, guitars/vocals with Ted Nugent[iv] 1978-1982 and with Foghat[v] 2000-present—is born in Portland, Oregon, on this date.
  34. 1960 Monday: The African nation of Chad declares its independence from France.
  35. 1963 Friday: Parlophone released the Beatles[vi]’ single “Please, Please Me,” (B side “Ask Me Why”) in Great Britain on this date.
  36. 1964 Saturday: U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry reports that smoking cigarettes may be hazardous to one’s health.
  37. 1969 Saturday: Jethro Tull’s[vii] debut album, “This Was” hits record store shelves on this date.
  38. 1970 Sunday: In Super Bowl IV, the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 23-7 at Tulane Stadium.
  39. 1972 Tuesday: East Pakistan becomes the independent nation of Bangladesh.  
  40. 1973 Thursday: Owners of American League baseball teams voted to adopt the designated hitter rule on a trial basis.
  41. 1977 Tuesday: France set off an international uproar by releasing Abu Daoud, a PLO official behind the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany.
  42. 1978 Wednesday: Two Soviet cosmonauts aboard the Soyuz 27 capsule linked up with the Salyut 6 orbiting space station.
  43. 1986 Saturday: The first black lieutenant governor since Reconstruction, Douglas Wilder of Virginia, takes the oath of office.  Elsewhere, in Albany, N.Y., heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson scores a TKO over his opponent, David Jaco at the 2:16 minute mark of Round 1 of a scheduled 10-round bout.  Tyson’s pro record would go to 16-0 while that of Jaco would go to 19-6.
  44. 1988 Monday: Vice President George H.W. Bush met with representatives of independent counsel Lawrence E. Walsh to answer questions on the Iran-Contra Affair.
  45. 1989 Wednesday: Nine days before leaving the White House, President Ronald Reagan bade the nation farewell in a prime-time address, asserting he had forged “a satisfying new closeness” with the Soviet Union and saying overall of his eight years in office: “We meant to change a nation and instead, we changed the world.”
  46. 1991 Friday: Congress empowers President George H.W. Bush to attack Iraq to drive Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait.   Elsewhere, at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J., Tommy Morrison scores a TKO of James “Quick” Tillis in Round 1 of their heavyweight boxing match.  Tillis pro record would go to 39-18-1 while that of slugger Morrison- yet another ‘Great White Hope’- would go to 25-0.
  47. 1993 Monday: Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot publicly returns to politics.
  48. 1995 Wednesday: Leftwing lunatic Robert Rubin becomes the 70th U.S. secretary of the Treasury on this date.  The economic crackpot- an ultra-leftist Democrat- served under President William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton from today until July 02, 1999.
  49. 1998 Sunday: In the NFC Championship Game, the Green Bay Packers beat the San Francisco 49ers 23-10; meanwhile, in the AFC Championship Game, the Denver Broncos beat the Pittsburgh Steelers by a score of 24-21.
  50. 2000 Tuesday: The U.S. government approved—with restrictions—the merger between AOL and Time Warner.
  51. 2003 Saturday: In Croydon, Surrey, England, founding member of the British Glam-Rock band, T-Rex[viii]– Mickey Finn (drums/percussion/bass/vocals)- died from the effects of alcoholic liver disease on this date; he was just 55.
  52. 2005 Tuesday: In Petaluma, California, Spencer Dryden—drummer of the Jefferson Airplane[ix] during the 1960s (followed Skip Spence on the band’s second album)—died from colon cancer at the age of 66.
  53. 2007 Thursday: Vietnam becomes the 150th member of the World Trade Organization.   Elsewhere, a strange report hits the news cycle today as the U.S. Department of Defense reports that U.S. military contractors traveling in Canada- our ‘friendly neighbor to the north’- have had Canuck coins planted on them containing micro-transmitters with which to track them.  NO one is taking credit for this perfidy, but we hope we learn who the scumbags are who committed such a callous crime.
  54. 2008 Friday: Reuters confirms that for the first time in a flipping century, snow falls on Baghdad, Iraq.  Wow.  That damned global warming is destroying the planet.
  55. 2009 Sunday: Wailing erupts that as Israel pours troops into the Gaza Strip to stop the attacks on its nation that ‘more than 900 innocent civilians have been killed in the fighting.’  Stop launching attacks on Israel.  Elsewhere, European Union monitors arrive in Russia to ensure that natural gas deliveries restart to the EU as soon as is possible.
  56. 2010 Monday: Reinforced by the discovery of new tombs by the Great Pyramids in Giza, Egypt, reinforces the theory that free workers and not slaves built the pyramids.  Elsewhere, North Korea floats a peace treaty with South Korea in an effort to end the undeclared war that first erupted in 1950.
  57. 2011 Tuesday: New protests break out in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, over no jobs, high unemployment.  This unrest leads to the deaths of at least 53 people and countless injuries to numerous others.  This is not good.  Meanwhile, like all authoritarian regimes, Iranian state TV broadcasts the traumatic ‘confession’ of Majid Jamali-Fash, the man the Iranian regime conspired with Israeli Mossad agents to carry out the targeted hit on a peace-loving University of Tehran physics professor, Masoud Alimohammadi. 
  58. 2012 Wednesday: According to Israel’s military establishment, the country is preparing for an increase of Syrian refugees into the Golan Heights.  Elsewhere, following the blowing up of an Iranian nuclear scientist, the U.S. waves off Iranian charges of complicity.  Meanwhile, POS murdering thug Joran van der Sloot pleads guilty to the murder of a Peruvian woman of high rank within that country- her father is in government.  The Aruban scumbag got away with the murder of Natalie Holloway, but he was unable to escape these charges.
  59. 2013 Friday: In Sri Lanka, the parliament passes a motion to impeach the chief justice on the nation’s Supreme Court, Shirani Bandaranayke.  Elsewhere, the government of Central African Republic strikes a ceasefire with Islamist rebels who have been running amok following a month of negotiations.  This would lead to a new coalition government.
  60. 2014 Saturday: Charles Bolden, NASA’s administrator, and John Holdren, President Obama’s science advisor, announce the extension to 2024 of the International Space Station, as the White House wanted.   Meanwhile, as Fleetwood Mac[x] performs a concert on Maui, drummer/percussionist Mick Fleetwood announces that keyboardist/vocalist Christine McVie will be rejoining the band.  Elsewhere, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says, ‘the feds will recognize homosexual marriages conducted in Utah even as Utah won’t.’ 
  61. 2015 Sunday: Over 3.5 million people in Paris and across France stage unity rallies to protest the recent Islamist terrorist attack on the offices of French satire magazine, Charlie Hebdo; the rallies carry the theme ‘Je Suis Charlie’ (I am Charlie).   Elsewhere, in Africa, Boko Haram carries out suicide bombings in a local market in the northeastern part of Nigeria by using two 10-year-old girls as their weapons of choice.  We need to capture this scum and crucify them head down.
  62. 2016 Monday: At the University of Phoenix Stadium, #2 Alabama beats #1 Clemson 45-40 to win the College Football National Championship.  What an exciting game.  Elsewhere, in Baghdad, Iraq, jihadists affiliated with ISIS carry out a bombing attack on a marketplace which blows up at least 51 people and wounding numerous others.  The site ISIS assaulted was reported to be an ‘illegal casino,’ something the goody-two-shoes Islamists cannot tolerate- people having fun.  Meanwhile, protesters in Germany take to the streets to protest the thousands of sexual assaults that Muslim refugees allowed into the country by Chancellor Angela Merkel committed on New Year’s Eve, especially in Leipzig and Cologne.
  63. 2017 Wednesday: Following Chi-Com naval exercises in the South China Sea, the Taiwanese navy and air force scrambles to counter the PRC naval flotilla led by the aircraft carrier Liaoning sails through the Taiwan Straits on the way to its home port.  Elsewhere, President-elect Donald J. Trump holds his first post-election press conference in New York City.
  64. 2018 Thursday: Walmart announces that it’s going to increase its entry level wage to $11 an hour but will also close 50 Sam’s Club stores.  Elsewhere, in Santa Barbara County, California, the county sheriff says that ‘at least 43 people are still missing following Tuesday’s humongous mudslides in Montecito.  Heavy rains has weakened soil on fire-ravaged mountains which sent the sticky flows rushing down mountainsides and into homes.  Meanwhile, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange- who has been hiding out at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London since August 2012- has been granted Ecuadoran citizenship. 
  65. 2019 Friday: ISIS carries out a car bombing at a public marketplace in the town of Al-Qaim which kills two people outright and wounds another 25 or so.  The so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes again.  Elsewhere, federal government employees miss their first paycheck due to the ongoing federal government shutdown.  At least 800,000 nonessential workers will go without their pay (although as soon as government reopens, the checks- with interest- flow into their bank accounts).
  66. 2020 Saturday: In the AFC Division Game, the Tennessee Titans blow out the Baltimore Ravens 28-12 to move to the AFC Championship Game while in the NFC Division Game, the San Francisco 49ers whoop the Minnesota Vikings 27-10.  Elsewhere, former New York City Michael Bloomberg says he’s ‘open to spending $1 billion to defeat President Donald J. Trump.’  What a guy.   Meanwhile, the Iranians admit they screwed up when they shot down a Ukrainian airliner flying out of Tehran on January 8 when they began launching missiles at U.S. bases in neighboring Iraq.  They fired antiaircraft artillery at the plane they thought was American or American cruise missiles coming in, killing all 176 people aboard the doomed craft. 
  67. 2021 Monday: A New York state attorneys group is moving to disbar “America’s Mayor” and President Donald J. Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, for his part in the ‘Storming the Capitol Building 2021” so-called ‘insurrection.’  Next, the U.S. Supreme Court nixes a ‘fast-track’ for all of President Trump’s election fraud cases.  Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues urging Vice President Mike Pence to utilize the 25th Amendment so he and the Cabinet can remove a ‘extremely dangerous president from office before he can cause further harm to the country.’  Not going to happen, “Mumbles,” not going to happen. Speaking of the senile House speaker, she has ONE ARTICLE of impeachment against the 45th president ready to go which Talk Radio GIANT Rush Limbaugh presumes to be the opening round in negotiations to get Trump out of office in exchange for no prosecutions against him or members of his family for all time provided he never runs again.  This could be true, but we doubt President Trump will give in to his worst political enemy.
  68. 2021 Monday A: The jabbering mullahs in Tehran warn the world they have all sorts of missile bases along their coastline with all manner of weapons heretofore unseen in the history of the world, weapons that can defy the weapons of every other nation.  Bulls**t.  They use a lot of Styrofoam and paint to create the ‘illusion’ they have the best weapons in the world.  We say, “NUKE THEM.  NOW!”  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms deny forcible abortions and sterilizations of minority women in their country.  We here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM say they are following ‘more the Nazi-Fascist model’ than they are the one espoused by founder Mao Zedong and his brand of Marxism- Maoism.  Meanwhile, Beijing threatens a ‘counterstrike’ on the U.S. for defying their ‘blockade’ of Taiwan over the U.S. lifting restrictions on U.S.-Taiwan, aka Republic of China (the REAL China), relations.  Finally, the U.S. designates Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism and the Houthi rebels in Yemen as a TERRORIST GROUP.
  69. 2021 Monday B: In other foreign news, the Chi-Coms propaganda ministry slams President Donald J. Trump and the New York Stock Exchange over their delisting and holding accountable numerous Chi-Com firms in league with the Chi-Com military.  The Beijing mouthpieces claim that in doing so, the U.S. is ‘actually hurting itself through delisting these companies.’  Give us a break.  Wah, wah, wah.  Meanwhile, the outgoing U.S. Trade Adviser Robert Lighthizer urges the incoming ‘Pro-China Joe” Biden administration to maintain the tariffs on the Chi-Coms.  Sadly, we know “Pro-China Joe” will rip them off the moment he assumes office.
  70. 2021 Monday C: ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden names ex-diplomat and former U.S. ambassador to Russia William Burns to head the Central Intelligence Agency.   Next, we learn that the theme of ‘Pro-China Joe’s’ Inauguration Day will be “AMERICA UNITED,” even as he won’t discourage House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi from impeaching President Trump again.  Speaking of Trump and things associated with Trump, the U.S. Army is investigating an officer who led a group to Washington, D.C., to protest the stolen election.  The officer being investigated is Captain Emily Rainey, a psy-ops warfare specialist stationed at Ft. Bragg.  Next, the PGA is canceling a contract between President Trump’s Bedminster Course and the organization, one that would have seen the 2022 PGA Championship played there.  Wow.
  71. 2021 Monday D: The U.S. Supreme Court rebuffed a bid to establish universal mail-in voting across the Lone Star State.  Next, following its ban on President Donald J. Trump and its participation in the war against Parler, Twitter’s shares drop by an astounding 7-percent.  Not good for them.  Even more interesting, noted Trump critic, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that ‘President Trump’s eviction from Twitter is problematic.’  It’s okay for the Iranians to talk about killing everyone but President Trump sharing his mind is EVIL and must be stopped.  What a load of crap.  Good for you, Herr Chancellor.  Speaking of Twitter, after their San Francisco headquarters calls cops because there are a few people outside the facility protesting their actions against Trump, Jack Dorsey calls for police protection.  
  72. 2021 Monday E: Elsewhere in the world, the Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman is planning a city that won’t have automobiles for the ‘future beyond oil.’   Meanwhile, the most unpopular pontiff in modern times- Pope Francis- issues a decree permitting women greater roles in the church but still won’t permit priests to marry.  What a guy.  Elsewhere, the world’s biggest companies announce they will suspend donations to ALL U.S. lawmakers who voted AGAINST the certification of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden and ‘Kooky Kamala’ Harris.  My, my, my- the cancel culture strikes again.   Finally, GOP Congressman Vernon Jones of Georgia warns ‘Pro-China Joe’ that impeaching Trump again is not going to heal the country.’
  73. 2021 Monday F: President Donald J. Trump will be in Texas today celebrating the construction of 400 miles of border security fencing and walls along the border with Mexico.  Meanwhile, the first lady of the United States Melania Trump roundly condemns the Capitol Hill violence that occurred this past Wednesday.   Elsewhere, as alarms continue being raised at the omnipotent power of an ever-growing BIG TECH, Parler says it’s going to sue Amazon.com for violations of U.S. antitrust laws.   Finally, the Capitol Hill Police Department names a new acting chief of police- Deputy Chief Yogananda Pittman.  Regarding the Capitol Hill cops failure to quell the riots of Wednesday, January 06, 2021, outgoing chief and fall guy for the debacle Chief Steven Sund says he sought help from local and federal law enforcement SIX times which should tell everyone the entire event was orchestrated and coordinated by the left. Finally, famed NFL football coach Bill Belichick is going to receive the Medal of Freedom, the highest award for a civilian[xi].
  74. 2021 Monday G:  One year on from the first death of the infamous Chi-Vi, the People’s Republic of (Communist) China still won’t provide answers to the world.  Meanwhile, questions continue swirling around Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo as to WHY tens of thousands of precious COVID-19 vaccines- vaccines this POS begged for- are ending up in the garbage dumpsters across the state, unused, out-of-date, and spoiled.  Boy, would we love to see this POS wearing an orange jumpsuit doing time in a federal supermax penitentiary.   Still, we hear that Governor Cuomo and his dingbat buddy, Mayor Bill Di Blasio are down on their decrepit knees praying to their god, Karl Marx, that ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden will bail them out once he occupies the White House.  Let them suffer.  Elsewhere, Texas state officials are considering a secession movement.
  75. 2021 Monday H: B-I-G changes occurring at the Fox News Channel what with a reordering or demotion of long-time hosts with Martha MacCallum becoming the first casualty, demoted to daytime TV.  They are doing this because Newsmax is cleaning their clocks.  We know that everyone we know who watched FNC has abandoned the network and gone to Newsmax and OAN.  It’s NOT your hosts, Fox, it’s YOU, ordering your highly paid hosts no longer to talk about Donald Trump or the 2020 Presidential Election honestly.  Combined with far too many liberals across your network, you made your bed now sleep in it.   Elsewhere, Colin Powell says he’s ‘no longer a Republican.’  Note to Colin: you haven’t been a Republican in 20 flipping years.  Meanwhile, DHS Secretary Chad Wolf announces he is resigning his position.  The rats continue jumping off the ship.  Finally, Louisiana Democrat Congressman Benny Thompson says, ‘Republicans should be on the NO-FLY LIST.’  Wow.  Talk about unification!
  76. 2021 Monday I: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 90,724,811 confirmed cases, +719,024, 1,941,143, confirmed deaths, +9,761, and 50,167,081 confirmed recoveries, +281,801.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 22,708,005 confirmed cases, up 256,882 from yesterday’s reporting, 378,580 confirmed deaths, UP 2,049, and 9,900,635 confirmed recoveries, UP 49,981.
  77. 2021 Monday J: 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: 2,745,197 confirmed cases, 30,057 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 309 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 276,383 confirmed cases, 3,776 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Oklahoma: currently, they have 335,247 confirmed cases, 2,775 confirmed deaths, and 289,309 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 491,319 confirmed cases, 3,671 confirmed deaths, and 419,907 confirmed recoveries.
  78. 2021 Monday K:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,008.69, DOWN 89.28 points (-0.29%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,036.43, DOWN 165.54 points (-1.25%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,799.61, DOWN 25.07 points (-0.66%).  The price of GOLD is $1,847.00 per troy oz., -3.80 (-0.21%) while the price of SILVER is $25.14 per troy ounce, -0.149 (-0.59%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,043.90 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.07%) while the price of COPPER is $3.56 per pound, -0.0065 (-0.18%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,378.80 per troy oz, +13.80 (+0.58%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.13 per barrel, -0.12 (-0.23%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.04.  In other economic news, Staples offers $2.1 billion to buy Office Depot.  Still awaiting a reply.
  79. 2021 Monday L: Noted legal scholar Alan Dershowitz tells Newsmax TV that ‘once President Donald J. Trump leaves office, it is impossible to impeach him on anything after the fact.’  He also points out that there is not enough time for the Democrats and their RINO stooges to impeach the 45th president.  No wonder the Democrats want to see Newsmax sent packing along with One America News.  Meanwhile, liberal bigwigs are calling for the compilation of lists so that all personnel who worked for President Trump can be branded with the scarlet letter so they can never work again or participate in civil society.  What has happened to our country?
  80. 2021 Monday M: The worst governor in the history of California- the Loser-nator Arnold Schwarzenegger- says that President Trump is the worst president in the history of the country.  Arnold, go to perdition!   Meanwhile, President Donald Trump awards Congressman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, the Congressional Medal of Freedom.  Elsewhere, freshman Congresswoman Ashley Hinson, R-IA, demands House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi to stop delivery of China Daily newspaper to every congressional office.  WTF?  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, they now say they might ‘let some of the World Health Organization investigators seeking info on the Xi Jinping Bat Flu entry into their totalitarian country.
  81. 2021 Monday N: Archaeologists in Mexico discover more than 100 mammoth skeletons in an excavation.  Meanwhile, two gorillas in the San Diego Zoo test positive for the Kung Flu.  Elsewhere, NASA extends missions to Jupiter and Mars through at least 2022 after seeing noteworthy progress in their exploration efforts.  We hope ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden won’t gut the space agency as he and his former boss did in 2009.  Next, an Idaho internet provider announces it’s going to block both Facebook and Twitter beginning on Wednesday.  Finally, more than 100,000 Americans along the Gulf Coast are without power as a feisty winter storm batters the area. 
  82. 2021 Monday O: New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo now is crying about the economic devastation affecting the Empire State, looking into the camera, telling the dwindling number of viewers who continue paying attention to this ignoramus, that ‘we must reopen or there will be nothing to reopen ever again.’  What the hell does this flipping POS think?  Governor Cuomo and his twin moron, NYC Mayor Bill Di Blasio have ruined a great state and ruined a once-world-class city in their fight to defy President Trump.  They also have caused tens of thousands of COVID-19 vaccines to end up in the garbage.   Lock both of these slope-headed morons up.
  83. 2021 Monday P: End of the Night News- after having a good week last week, Bitcoin plummets by 20-percent, settling at $32,000 after being at $40,000 last week.   Speaking of losers, Twitter loses $5 billion in stock value after trashing Donald Trump and blaming him for the Antifa-caused riots on Capitol Hill last Wednesday.  Meanwhile, Abbott receives FDA clearance for a blood test that will help diagnose concussions faster than and less costly than brain scans. 
  84. 2021 Monday Q: The 18th U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao- wife of Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell- left office on this date.  A RINO, she served under President Donald J. Trump as a favor to her husband (and in the hope her husband would help the president) from January 31, 2017, until today.  Meanwhile, Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Donald J. Trump from November 13, 2019, until today.  His replacement- Acting DHS Secretary Pete Gaynor served from today until January 20, 2021, when the illegitimate Biden regime took control of the White House.
  85. 2022 Tuesday: Everyone knows the drill- let’s see what the Chi-Coms and their ding-a-ling stooge in the White House are up to today!

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Monday, January 11, 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…


Tuesday, January 12, 2021:

ENDNOTES:

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

[ii] Sadly, Detective was a short-lived band but one that had the potential to be as legendary as Led Zeppelin, if only Disco was not trashing the airwaves.  You will find their three albums on: (1) Tuesday, 29-July-2014, (2) Thursday, 31-July-2014, and (3) Friday, 01-August-2014.  We hope you will seek them out.

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

[iv] Not sure when we will begin promoting the Amboy Dukes and Ted Nugent, but we hope to do so within the next decade.  Please stay tuned.

[v] We began promoting the music of Foghat, one of the all-time greatest rock bands to explode out of England, beginning on Monday, 18-February-2018 through Monday, 19-March-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this celebrated group out by checking out the blog posts on those dates.

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

[vii] We expect to do the music of Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, Ian Anderson, and Paris sometime in the next 5-6 years.  We hope you will still be with us.

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

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

[x] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We thank you.

[xi] Late in the day the famed football coach said he would not accept the honor; we believe out of cowardice as to what might happen if he did.  Can’t have President Donald Trump give him an award when everyone hates the guy, right?  What a pussy.

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75. 2021 Sunday I: Senator Pat Toomey, RINO-PA, joins fellow RINO Senator from Alaska Lisa Murkowski to demand that President Trump step down from the presidency because of HIS CALLING HIS FOLLOWERS TO REVOLT which he did not do. The impeachment articles being introduced tomorrow have 185 co-sponsors.

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010. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2021:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Peter Vivian Daniel; U.S. Attorney General Jeremiah S. Black; U.S. Secretary of Defense Louis A. Johnson; U.S. Interior Secretary Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II; U.S. Secretary of State Jeremiah S. Black; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Lot M. Morrill and C. Douglas Dillon; U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Roy Blunt; Heavyweight Boxing Champion George Foreman; David Bowie, the Faces featuring Rod Stewart, “Concert for Bangladesh” by George Harrison, Howlin’ Wolf, the Jefferson Starship featuring Aynsley Dunbar, Steely Dan featuring Donald Fagen, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers featuring Scott Thurston, and UFO featuring Michael Schenker:

  1. 49 BC:  Following the demand that he surrender his Imperium, Julius Caesar and one legion commence crossing the Rubicon River for what would become the march on Rome- the original ‘march on Rome.’
  2. 236 Sunday: The 20th Roman Catholic Pope St. Fabian begins his reign as Catholic Pope.  He would guide Christians across the world until January 20, 250.
  3. 314 Saturday: The 32nd Roman Catholic Pope St. Miltiades ended his time as Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first began guiding ALL Christendom on July 02, 311.
  4. 681 Monday: The 79th Roman Catholic Pope St. Agatho concluded his time as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on June 27, 678.
  5. 1276 Friday: The 184th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory X ended his reign as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became the Lord’s representative on Earth on September 01, 1271.
  6. 1429 Saturday: Order of the Golden Fleece begins in both Austro-Hungary and in Spain.
  7. 1514 Saturday: The New Testament portion of the Complutensian Polyglot Bible, featuring parallel texts in Greek and Latin, was completed in Madrid, Spain.  
  8. 1776 Wednesday:  Thomas Paine anonymously published his influential pamphlet, “Common Sense,” which argued for American independence from British rule.
  9. 1810 Wednesday: The French church annuls the marriage of Emperor Napoleon I and Josephine.  Meanwhile, in Stony Creek, Pennsylvania, the future 23rd U.S. Secretary of State Jeremiah S. Black is born.  He served under President James Buchanan from December 17, 1860, to March 05, 1861.  Prior to this, he served the nation- under the same president- as its 24th U.S. attorney general, doing so from March 06, 1857, until December 16, 1860.
  10. 1811 Thursday: Slaves rebel in two Louisiana parishes.  They would march downriver along the Mississippi causing great fear among the white citizens along the way and especially in New Orleans.  Eventually, militia and slaveholders would stop the freedom fighters.
  11. 1840 Friday: The penny post, whereby mail undergoes delivery at a standard charge rather than paid for by the recipient, commenced in Great Britain on this date.
  12. 1842 Monday: The 28th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Peter Vivian Daniel took his seat on the nation’s highest court on today’s date.  A Democrat, Daniel was nominated by Martin Van Buren to fill Philip Barbour’s seat.  He served from today until he died in office on May 31, 1860.
  13. 1860 Tuesday: The Pemberton Mill in Lawrence, Massachusetts, collapsed and caught fire, killing up to 145 people, mostly female workers from Scotland and Ireland.
  14. 1861 Thursday: Florida became the third state to succeed from the Union. Meanwhile, Louisiana troops seize Forts Jackson and Philips from the Union troops.
  15. 1863 Saturday: The London Underground had its beginnings as the Metropolitan, the first underground passenger railway in the world, opened to the public with service between Paddington and Farringdon Street.
  16. 1870 Monday: John D. Rockefeller incorporated Standard Oil.
  17. 1878 Thursday: The U.S. Senate proposes female suffrage.
  18. 1883 Wednesday: In August, Maine, the former 31st U.S. Treasury Secretary Lot M. Morrill died at age 63.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Ulysses S. Grant and Rutherford B. Hayes from July 07, 1876, to March 09, 1879.
  19. 1888 Tuesday: The 16th U.S. Interior Secretary Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, Lamar served under President Grover Cleveland from March 06, 1885, to January 10, 1888.
  20. 1891 Saturday: In Roanoke, Virginia, the future 2nd U.S. Secretary of Defense Louis A. Johnson is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from March 28, 1949, to September 19, 1950.
  21. 1901 Thursday: The Spindletop oil field in Beaumont, Texas, produced the Lucas Gusher, heralding the start of the Texas oil boom.
  22. 1911 Tuesday: Major Jimmy Erickson took the first aerial photographs while flying over San Diego, California.
  23. 1920 Saturday: The League of Nations was established as the Treaty of Versailles went into effect.
  24. 1928 Tuesday: The Soviet Union ordered the exile of founding communist member, Leon Trotsky on this date—Josef Stalin was the man who engineered his comrade’s downfall.
  25. 1942 Saturday: Already fighting in Borneo, Imperial Japan declares war on the Netherlands. 
  26. 1943 Sunday: Soviet troops launch a major offensive against the German 4th and 6th Armies near Stalingrad.  As they do this, they redouble their efforts to trap Axis forces in the Caucasus while at the same time launching new attacks against German lines around Leningrad in the north.  The famed city has been surrounded by Axis troops since late fall of 1941.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt sailed from Miami to Trinidad becoming the first U.S. president to visit a foreign nation during wartime.
  27. 1944 Monday: With Mussolini clinging to power, the enemies who sold him out found themselves victims of a show trial- the Verona trials- in northern Italy.  His son-in-law Count Galeazzo Ciano was among those tried and when the trial ended, out of several defendants, only one was spared execution- Tullio Cianetti- who received a 30-year-stretch in a fascist prison until the end of the war.  He won his life because he wrote a letter of apology to Il Duce.
  28. 1945 Wednesday: Rod Stewart, member of the Faces[i] and a solo artist was born on this date.
  29. 1946 Thursday: The first General Assembly of the United Nations convened in London, England.   Meanwhile, in the same country, famed rock-and-roll drummer, Aynsley Dunbar, who would play with the Mothers of Invention,[ii] Journey,[iii] as well as with the Jefferson Starship[iv], is born on this date in Liverpool, England.
  30. 1947 Friday: The Greek steamer Himara hits a wartime mine in the Saronic Gulf south of Athens with the loss of 392 people of 637 aboard her.
  31. 1948 Saturday: Donald Fagen, future keyboards/vocals 1972-81 / 1993-present with the American rock band, Steely Dan[v], is born in Passaic, New Jersey, on this date.
  32. 1949 Monday: Future heavyweight boxer George Foreman was born on this date in Marshall, Texas.  Over the course of his pro career, he would compile a record of  81 fights, 76 wins (68 KOs), and 5 losses.
  33. 1950 Tuesday: In Niangua, Missouri, future U.S. Senator Roy Blunt is born.  A RINO Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest (so they say) deliberative body on January 03, 2011, representing his home state.
  34. 1951 Wednesday: Donald Howard Rogers piloted the first passenger jet on a trip from Chicago to New York City.
  35. 1952 Thursday: Future member of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[vi], 1991-present, multi-instrumentalist Scott Thurston, is born on this date in Medford, Oregon.
  36. 1953 Saturday: In Karachi, Pakistan, future U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen is born.  A Democrat, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2017, representing the state of Maryland.
  37. 1955 Monday: Famed rock-and-roll guitarist with the British band, UFO[vii] (1973-78 / 1993-95 / 1997-98 / 2000 / 2001-03), as well as with his own band, Michael Schenker, is born on this date in Sarstedt, Germany.
  38. 1957 Thursday: Harold Macmillan became prime minister of Great Britain, following the resignation of Anthony Eden.
  39. 1964 Friday: Panama severs diplomatic relations with the United States.  Elsewhere, Vee-Jay Records released “Introducing the Beatles[viii],” an album that ran into immediate legal opposition from Capitol Records, which was about to come out with its own album, “Meet the Beatles[ix].”  After a battle in the courts, the two companies came to an agreement.
  40. 1969 Friday: In Seattle, Washington, at the 2:58 minute mark of Round 5 of a scheduled 10 round heavyweight boxing match, slugger Jerry Quarry scores a TKO over his opponent, Charlie Reno.  Jerry’s pro record improved to 29-2-4 while Reno’s record’s dropped to 28-2-4.   
  41. 1971 Sunday: “Masterpiece Theater” premiered on PBS with Alistair Cooke introducing the drama series, “The First Churchills.”  Meanwhile, French fashion designer Coco Chanel died in Paris at age 87.
  42. 1972 Monday: George Harrison’s[x] three-record set, “Concert for Bangladesh[xi]” is released in the United Kingdom.
  43. 1976 Saturday: In Hines, Illinois, famed American bluesman, Howlin’ Wolf[xii], loses his battle with kidney disease on this date.  He was just 65 years old.  
  44. 1978 Tuesday: The Soviet Union launched two cosmonauts aboard a Soyuz capsule for a rendezvous with the Salyut VI space laboratory.
  45. 1982 Sunday: The Cincinnati Bengals beat the San Diego Chargers in -59-degrees to win the AFL Championship.
  46. 1984 Tuesday: After 117 years, the U.S. establishes full diplomatic relations with the Vatican City.
  47. 1990 Wednesday: China lifts the state of emergency declared after the massacre of Tiananmen Square.  Meanwhile, Time Inc., and Warner Communications Inc. completed a $14 billion merger, which made the new company, Time Warner, the largest entertainment company in the world.  
  48. 1994 Monday: The Ukraine says that it will give up world’s third largest nuclear arsenal if Great Britain and the United States guarantee its national borders.
  49. 1996 Wednesday: Israel frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners.
  50. 2000 Monday: America Online announced it was buying Time Warner for $162 billion with the Federal Trade Commission approving the deal on December 14, 2000; however, the merger proved disastrous, ending in December 2009.
  51. 2001 Wednesday: American Airlines agreed to acquire most of Trans World Airlines assets for about $500 million.  The deal ended the financially troubled TWA.
  52. 2003 Friday: In New York City, N.Y., the former 57th U.S. Treasury Secretary C. Douglas Dillon died at age 93.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Baines Johnson from January 21, 1961, to April 01, 1965.
  53. 2004 Saturday: CBS issued a damning independent review of mistakes related to a “60 Minutes Wednesday” report on President George W. Bush’s National Guard service and fired three news executives and a producer for their “myopic zeal” in rushing it to air, Dan Rather being among the fired.  Elsewhere, a mudslide in La Conchita, California, crushed homes and killed 10 residents.
  54. 2009 Saturday: Fate definitely can be a bitch.  A small vessel holding eight Somali pirates and their $3 million ransom from the now released supertanker MV Sirius Star capsizes in the Gulf of Aden, sending at least three of the scum to Davey Jones’ locker along with their ransom cash.  Wow.
  55. 2010 Sunday: Surpassing Germany, COMMUNIST China becomes the world’s largest exporter.   Elsewhere in the lovely Gaza Strip, three members of Palestinian Islamic Jihad group firing mortars into neighboring Israel got the surprise of their lives when they were killed.  We are unclear as to whether the human fecal matter’s weapon of choice blew up on them via a misfire or if the Israelis lit them up and left the remnants of their bodies littering the sand.  Either way, it was a good day for civilization.
  56. 2011 Monday: President Barack Obama is heading to Tucson, Arizona, for a memorial for the victims killed in the same shooting that critically injured Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, D-AZ 8th congressional district, and 13 others while claiming the lives of at least six.  A judge denies the shooter- nut Jared Loughner bail and remands the POS to the slammer.  Meanwhile, following the Saturday shooting, Congress plans to put forth new restrictions on 2nd Amendment rights.
  57. 2012 Tuesday: Mitt Romney wins the New Hampshire Republican Presidential Primary; Ron Paul places second and John Huntsman places third.  Elsewhere, Pakistan being a haven for crazed jihadists is not safe from the scourge they welcome with open arms.  In the Khyber Agency of the country, jihadist bombers carry out a massive suicide bombing that propels 29 people howling and shrieking up to Allah and leaves another 50 in one form of devastation or another. 
    WTF is wrong with these people!
  58. 2013 Thursday: A shooting at Taft Union High School in Taft, California, took place as troubled student, Brian Oliver, shot one individual, Bowe Cleveland, and wounded one other student, both of whom had repeatedly bullied him for being Gay.  Elsewhere, Quetta, Pakistan, is in a mess.  Following a bombing at a marketplace by members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’ that murdered 11 people and injured loads of others, a thug enters a billiard hall, detonates a suicide vest, and in the ensuing explosion, sends at least 81 followers of Islam to commune with Allah far sooner than any of them anticipated in doing and leaves another 120 in varying states of agony, many wishing they could have been among the first number and not among the latter.  Time for a reformation of the faith!
  59. 2014 Friday:  Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupts again, with pyroclastic flows streaming down the volcanic slope; the activity has caused the evacuation of 22,000 people from the danger zone around Sinabung.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms are once again up to no good.  Flexing their communist muscles, they slap a ‘fishing permit rule’ on all fishing vessels operating in the South China Sea, a body of water the communists claim as theirs.  This, of course, causes outrage from the United States, Vietnam, and the Philippines. 
  60. 2015 Saturday:  Commercial space company SpaceX successfully launches its Falcon 9 rocket, which has released the Dragon cargo ship into orbit to the International Space Station; the rocket returned to Earth after releasing the Dragon but had a rough landing.  Elsewhere, rock star David Bowie[xiii] died after battling cancer for 18 months.
  61. 2016 Sunday: Mexico begins the process of extraditing narcoterrorist Joaquim “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States.  Meanwhile, in Yemen, five people are killed in a bombing on a Doctors without Borders hospital.
  62. 2017 Tuesday: As Inauguration Day reports, ‘unsubstantiated reports’ arise that ‘Russia has compromising material on President-elect Donald J. Trump.’  This story turns out to be completely bogus.  Speaking of the crap the leftists are using against the incoming president, the confirmation hearings for Senator Jeff Sessions to become the next attorney general of the United States are interrupted (like it wasn’t planned, right) who storm the Senate chamber screaming, “No Trump!  No KKK!  No Fascist USA!’  Does anyone care to tell us this crap was not pre-planned?
  63. 2018 Wednesday: Following the amazing mark that Jeff Bezos’ personal wealth hits $106 billion due to a rise in the price of Amazon shares, he becomes the second man in the world to possess wealth in surplus of $100 billion.   This is a man that Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders- among others- want to destroy.  Meanwhile, President Trump digs in on his demand for funding for the border wall: “WE NEED THE WALL.”
  64. 2019 Thursday: According to data published in the scientific journal “Science,” the world’s oceans are warming faster than expected due to the burning of fossil fuels.  Many believe this is all propaganda designed to bring about the formation of a one-world government that leaders of the Third World will control and with which to redistribute the wealth of First World nations to S-hole countries.  Elsewhere, today is the first day that federal government workers miss a paycheck- all 800,000 of them- which leads to Democrats stirring up protests and ginning up anger among their street trash.
  65. 2020 Friday: Democrats are now blaming President Donald J. Trump for the Iranian shootdown of a Ukrainian jetliner that killed 176 people aboard her.  Yes, their arguments are convoluted and crazy but it’s all they have.  Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, chewing her cud[xiv], says she is ‘going to send the articles of impeachment to the U.S. Senate NEXT week.’  Most political observers are skeptical of this statement.  However, the dilapidated speaker says she will meet with her caucus in the House on Tuesday.  Does she possess the pair of humongous balls to move ahead?  We suspect she will because AOC is plotting behind her back.  Meanwhile, Tehran swears on a stack of holy Qurans that they did NOT shoot down the Ukrainian airliner.  Finally, Marianne Williamson becomes the 14th Democrat to abandon the 2020 race.  Oprah- WTF did you continue supporting someone you encouraged to enter the race.
  66. 2021 Sunday: The NFL’s Wildcard Weekend continues today with three more games in our expanded playoff format: (4) Baltimore Ravens, 20 (12-5) @ Tennessee Titans, 13 (11-6) (5) Chicago Bears, 9 (8-9) @ New Orleans Saints, 21 (13-4) and (6) Cleveland Browns, 48 (12-5) @ Pittsburgh Steelers, 37 (12-5).  Regarding the NFL, Pepsi says it’s going to concentrate on the upcoming Super Bowl LV half-time show and not so much on TV commercials. 
  67. 2021 Sunday A: In what many believe to be ‘too much, too late,’ the House Democrats have their articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump ready to go tomorrow.  Most believe their hope is to prevent the 45th president from seeking federal office ever again if they are able to squeeze a successful vote to impeach vote out of the U.S. Senate.  A growing number of Republicans are urging incoming ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden to order House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi to stop the proceedings as it will only rip the country further apart.  NO one expects that Biden will stop them, he wants to see his predecessor suffer.  Mitch McConnell, R-KY, says that the Senate won’t reconvene until January 19 so no impeachment proceedings can begin until Inauguration Day.  Meanwhile, the House of Representatives plans to increase travel security for its members following Senator Lindsey Graham being heckled at Reagan International Airport.  Elsewhere, D.C. Mayor says she is ‘concerned about securing ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden’s safety’ on Inauguration Day which tells us that the Democrats plan on another FALSE FLAG operation on January 20, 2021, in which white Antifa members will be dressed in Trump garb and will riot across the city.  How diabolical.
  68. 2021 Sunday B: In a move that surprised NO one, the Pentagon says it’s going to rename U.S. military bases named for Confederate States of America war heroes.  Wimps.   Meanwhile, the U.S. military is upping its preparations for Inauguration Day.  Regarding this matter and the storming of Capitol Hill this past Wednesday, former NYPD Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says he’s shocked at the lack of preparedness exhibited by the Capitol Hill police.  Perhaps he did not see the tape where cops behind the Capitol Building were waving the demonstrators into the facility?  Seems as though they had orders to allow the Antifa mob in.  Speaking of Antifa, Fox News’ Judge Jeannine Pirro says, “Republicans must stop blaming Antifa for Wednesday’s events.”  F— you, judge.  
  69. 2021 Sunday C: BIG TECH giants have coordinated their attack on FREE SPEECH alternative to Twitter, Parler, with most app stores and server sites announcing they are either out of their stores or will be closed and denied server service come midnight tonight.  Likewise, Brad Parscale- former Trump campaign manager- says he urged President Trump to go to Parler sooner because he anticipated that Facebook and Twitter would ban the 45th president’s social media accounts sooner than they did.  Speaking of BIG TECH, RINO Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, swears he’s going to do something about Section 230.  Sure, Lindsey, sure.  Regarding Section 230 which came up during the formation of the Defense bill, there is funding in that document for the creation of a new cyber czar to oversee America’s cyber defenses.
  70. 2021 Sunday D: Scientists report that the Earth is spinning faster on its axis than it has in decades.  Meanwhile, scientists also tell us that 2020 was a devastating year for costly climate events what with 22 events costing a billion dollars or more per each event.  Of course, this will lead the incoming 46th president to force the Green New Deal through both houses of Congress and into high-tax reality.  Not good for the American people.  Elsewhere, a tornado touches down in the central Texas town of Franklin which leaves hundreds of families displaced.
  71. 2021 Sunday E: Israel is deploying its anti-missile defenses pending threat of Iranian nuclear strikes.  The mullahs are always jabbering about nuking Israel, we should nuke them first.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lifts self-imposed restrictions on visiting Taiwan.  This will allow the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to visit the Republic of China which has Beijing upset.  Next, Indonesian divers pull wreckage and body parts from the Srivijaya Air Passenger jet that crashed earlier this week north of Jakarta.  Elsewhere, the Capitol Hill police officer whose head was stoved in by an Antifa thug wielding a fire extinguisher this past Wednesday- Officer Brian D. Sicknick- may lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda.  
  72. 2021 Sunday F: Crowdfunding site “GoFundMe” says, ‘it’s going to ban the raising of funds for those who challenged the 2020 Presidential Election.’  How nice.   Meanwhile, Bitcoin doubles in price to a new record in less than 30 days.  Love that cryptocurrency. 
  73. 2021 Sunday G: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 90,180,310 confirmed cases, +663,871, 1,932,948, confirmed deaths, +8,944, and 49,948,772 confirmed recoveries, +279,343.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 24,451,123 confirmed cases, up 119,755 from yesterday’s reporting, 376,521 confirmed deaths, UP 1,482, and 9,850,654 confirmed recoveries, UP 22,750.
  74. 2021 Sunday H: 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: 2,687,085 confirmed cases, 29,701 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 23,341 confirmed cases, 309 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 275,832 confirmed cases, 3,775 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Kansas: currently, they have 345,541 confirmed cases, 3,148 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 491,319 confirmed cases, 3,671 confirmed deaths, and 412,296 confirmed recoveries. 
  75. 2021 Sunday I: Senator Pat Toomey, RINO-PA, joins fellow RINO Senator from Alaska Lisa Murkowski to demand that President Trump step down from the presidency because of HIS CALLING HIS FOLLOWERS TO REVOLT which he did not do.  The impeachment articles being introduced tomorrow have 185 co-sponsors.  Currently, federal law enforcement is arresting numerous people who participated in the storming of the Capitol Building on Wednesday but NO mention of them being Antifa members (which we know they are).  Still, this is the direction in which, we are going- full left-wing lockdown thanks to the Dems and the RINOs doing what they are doing.
  76. 2021 Sunday I: Folks, we live in crazy times but there is ONE CONSTANT that does not change- the crookedness of money-grubbing Democrats and their RINO pals and buddies and the unseen hand behind the curtain- the Chi-Coms in Beijing.  We encourage everyone to stick around and discover whatever the truth may be today- you will be glad you did.
  77. 2022 Monday: Stick around…

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

[ii] We 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 should have done the music of Journey when we did the music of Santana or the Steve Miller Band.  We f**ked up.

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

[v] We expect to promote the music of Steely Dan sometime within the next decade or so.

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

[vii] We look forward to promoting the music of UFO and of the Michael Schenker Group at some point within the next year.  We hope you will remain vigilant as to the day that we do.

[viii] We promoted “Introducing the Beatles” on Sunday, 06-November-2016.

[ix] We promoted “Meet the Beatles” on Monday, 07-November-2016.

[x] 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.

[xi] We promoted George Harrison’s “Concert for Bangladesh” on Thursday, 16-December-2016.  We hope you will seek the album out and add it to your collection.

[xii] 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.

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

[xiv] Many people who contact us with comments are curious as to why someone so deranged as Nancy Pelosi is allowed to continue in her post.  Why hasn’t her No. 2, Steny Hoyer, D-Md., not come up behind her and busted a cap on her head?  We have no answer.  However, many believe that the Baby Evita- AOC- aka the FLY- is the one calling the shots and that older Democrats fear having her primary them in this year’s elections by putting up nuts like her, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib, to take them out.  Time for a ‘Night of the Long Knives,’ folks, to remove these youngsters as threats to the established order.

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b. The final week of the 2021 NFL Regular Season is over and it’s in the books. We have watched some incredible games this week and the results of some of them are extremely surprising. The Steelers are in- wow. Who’d a thought it possible?

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

Thank God we have football for a diversion

  1. 2022 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole: 307,892,951 confirmed cases, +1,866,847, 5,506,037 confirmed deaths, +3,698 and 259,581,783 confirmed recoveries, +621,784. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 61,263,030 confirmed cases, UP 309,002 from yesterday’s reporting, 859,356 confirmed deaths, UP +310,[i] and 42,257,508 confirmed recoveries, UP 36,335. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]    
  2. 2022 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths- Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 410,072 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 47,700 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in ELEVEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 354 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.           
  3. 2022 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: 5,923,239 confirmed cases, 77,289 confirmed deaths, and 5,845,950 confirmed recoveries (since California won’t report recoveries anymore, we are doing it).  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 4,680,111 confirmed cases, 62,628 confirmed deaths, and 3,645,773 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 143,224 confirmed cases, 1,105 confirmed deaths, and 142,119 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 935,732 confirmed cases, 10,071 confirmed deaths, and 341,287 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Navajo Nation: they have 42,622 confirmed cases, 1,593 confirmed deaths, and 39,753 confirmed recoveries.[iii]   
  4. 2022 Sunday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day- Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,503,089 confirmed cases, 8,269 confirmed deaths, and 1,375,305 confirmed recoveries (somewhat the same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- El Salvador, 109th country on the list: 122,469 cases of the virus, 3,827 confirmed death and 116,191 confirmed recoveries.[iv]   NOTE- Ghana is a country that uses hydroxychloroquine to combat malaria.  Notice how the deaths are minimal?   
  5. 2022 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 36,231.66, DOWN 4.81 points (-0.013%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,935.90 DOWN 144.96 points (-0.96%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,677.03, DOWN 19.02 points (-0.41%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $78.94 per barrel, -0.52 (-0.65%).  The price of GOLD is $1,796.50 per troy oz., +7.30 (+0.41%) while the price of SILVER is $22.39 per troy ounce, +0.20 (+0.88%).  The price of PLATINUM is $958.30 per troy oz, -2.40 (-0.25%) while the price of COPPER is $4.40 per pound, +0.05 (+1.07%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $1,933.81 per troy oz., +59.70 (+3.19%). The price of RHODIUM is $17,000.00 per troy oz., +700.00 (+4.29%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,110,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,927.00 per USD/T, +5.50 (+0.19%). The price of COCOA is $2,521.00 per USD/T, +98.00 (+4.04%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,179.40 USD 1,000 board feet -11.50 (-0.97%).[vi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.88 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.39.    In Moldovan Leu, one greenback equals 17.84 and in Mongolian Tughrik, a buck equals 2,830.00 and in Moroccan Dirham, one dollar equals 9.27 of theirs.[vii]       
  6. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $4.657 per gallon, $3.197 in Florida, $4.327 in Hawaii, and $3.928 in Washington state.[viii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Michigan- $3.181.  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 93rd HIGHEST gasoline price in the world- Chile: $4.640 per U.S. Gallon.[ix]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $29,706,368,176,661 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[x]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Mexico the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Kuwait with $47,000,000,000 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  7. 2022 Sunday F: Sunday, 01-09-2022 10:00 A.M. Games– (1) Pittsburgh Steelers, 16 (9-7-1) @ Baltimore Ravens, 13 (8-9-0) OT (2) Cincinnati Bengals, 16 (10-7-0) @ Cleveland Browns, 21 (8-9-0) (3) Washington Redskins, 22 (7-10-0) @ New York Giants, 7 (4-13-0) (4) Chicago Bears, 17 (6-11-0) @ Minnesota Vikings, 31 (8-9-0) (5) Indianapolis Colts, 11 (9-8-0) @ Jacksonville Jaguars, 26 (3-14-0) (6) Green Bay Packers, 30 (13-4-0) @ Detroit Lions, 37 (3-12-1) (7) Tennessee Titans, 28 (12-5-0) @ Houston Texans, 25 (4-13-0)
  8. 2022 Sunday G: Sunday, 01-09-2022 01:25 P.M. Games– (8) New York Jets, 10 (4-13-0) @ Buffalo Bills, 27 (11-6-0) (9) New Orleans Saints, 30 (9-8-0) Atlanta Falcons, 20 (7-10-0) (10) New England Patriots, 24 (10-7-0) Miami Dolphins, 33 (9-8-0) (11) Seattle Seahawks, 38 (7-10-0) @ Arizona Cardinals, 30 (11-5-0) (12) Carolina Panthers, 17 (5-11-0) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 41 (13-4-0) (13) San Francisco 49ers, 27 (10-7-0) @ Los Angeles Rams, 24 (12-5-0) OT
  9. 2022 Sunday H: Sunday, 01-09-2022 05:20 P.M. Game– (14) Los Angeles Chargers, 32 (9-8-0) @ Las Vegas Raiders, 35 (10-7-0) OT.  Here is a recap of Saturday’s games: (15) Kansas City Chiefs, 28 (12-5-0) @ Denver Broncos, 24 (7-10-0) (16) Dallas Cowboys, 51 (12-5-0) @ Philadelphia Eagles, 26 (9-8-0).  The regular season is now over.  Wild Card weekend begins next week.

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

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

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ENDNOTES:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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006. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JANUARY 06, 2022

46. 2006 Friday: In Los Angeles, California, famed crooner Lou Rawls died from the effects of lung cancer at the age of 72. Rawls had one of the most distinctive voices ever heard and brought pleasure to vast numbers of people around the globe. “You’ll never find, another love like mine…” we miss you, Lou!

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006. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JANUARY 06, 2022:

Epiphany (Christian Holiday)

President Theodore Roosevelt; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Baldwin; Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta; U.S. Secretaries of War James Madison Porter and Joseph Holt; U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler;  AC/DC featuring Malcolm Young, “Magical Mystery Tour” by the Beatles, Chicago featuring Laudir de Oliveira, Elvis Presley, the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring “Sneaky” Pete Kleinow, Led Zeppelin featuring Sandy Denny, Lou Rawls, Pink Floyd featuring Syd Barrett, the Rolling Stones and Bill Wyman:

  1. 871 Tuesday: England’s King Alfred the Great defeated the Danes at the Battle of Ashdown.
  2. 1099 Friday: Henry V is crowned king of the Germans.
  3. 1453 Thursday: Emperor Frederick III becomes archduke of Austria.
  4. 1497 Wednesday: Syria expels its Jewish population.
  5. 1535 Sunday: Francisco Pizarro founds the city of Lima, Peru.
  6. 1540 Saturday: England’s King Henry the VIII married his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves.  (The marriage lasted for about six months.
  7. 1759 Saturday: George Washington and Martha Dandridge Custis were married in New Kent Country, Virginia.
  8. 1773 Wednesday: The slaves of Massachusetts petition the legislature for their freedom.
  9. 1784 Tuesday: Russia and Turkey sign a peace treaty in Constantinople.
  10. 1793 Sunday: Future 18th U.S. Secretary of War James Madison Porter is born in Norristown, Pennsylvania.  A Whig, he would serve under President John Tyler from 03-8-1843 to 01-30-1844.
  11. 1807 Tuesday: In Breckinridge, Kentucky, the future 25th U.S. Secretary of War Joseph Holt is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President James Buchannan from 01-18-1861 to 03-05-1861.
  12. 1830 Wednesday: The 22nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Baldwin assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  First, a Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he was nominated by President Andrew Jackson to succeed Associate Justice Bushrod Washington.  McKenna served from today until 04-21-1844.
  13. 1832 Friday: The New England Society for the Abolition of Slavery forms.
  14. 1838 Saturday: Samuel Morse and Alfred Vail gave the first successful public demonstration of their telegraph in Morristown, New Jersey.
  15. 1842 Thursday: 4,500 British and Indian troops leaving Kabul, Afghanistan, for India suffer a massacre along the way.
  16. 1896 Monday: The first American women’s six-day bicycle race took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
  17. 1900 Saturday: World news agencies reported that millions of people in India were dying due to starvation.  Elsewhere, off the coast of South Africa, the British seized the German steamer Herzog.  They released the ship on January 22, 1900.
  18. 1912 Saturday: New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union.
  19. 1914 Tuesday: Brokers join to form the new stock brokerage firm the world knows as Merrill-Lynch, a company that continues in operation until today.
  20. 1919 Monday: Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, died in Oyster Bay, New York at the age of 60.  Prior to becoming president, Roosevelt served the nation as its 25th vice president.  In this capacity, he served from March 04, 1901, through September 14, 1901.  Upon the death of his boss, President William McKinley- shot and killed by an assassin- Roosevelt became president and served from September 14, 1901, through March 04, 1909.
  21. 1930 Monday: The first diesel-engine automobile trip completed after a run of 792 miles from Indianapolis to New York City.
  22. 1931 Tuesday: Thomas Edison executed his last patent application.
  23. 1940 Saturday: Laudir de Oliveira[i]—future percussionist with the band, Chicago, 1975-1982—is born on this date in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
  24. 1941 Monday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in his State of the Union address, outlined a goal of “Four Freedoms”: Freedom of Speech and Expression; the Freedom of people to worship God in their own way; Freedom from Want; and Freedom from Fear.”  Meanwhile, Alice Marble made her professional tennis debut when she defeated Ruth Hardwick of Great Britain at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
  25. 1942 Tuesday: The Pan American Airways Pacific Clipper, a flying boat built by Boeing, arrived in New York more than a month after leaving California and flying a westward route.   Meanwhile, in North Africa, British forces push the Italians back to El Agheila on the Libyan border in heavy fighting.
  26. 1945 Saturday: In Europe, the Battle of the Bulge sputters to an end resulting in 130,000 irreplaceable German casualties and 77,000 Allied casualties.  Meanwhile, George Herbert Walker Bush married Barbara Pierce in Rye, New York.
  27. 1946 Sunday: Syd Barrett—future founding member, lead guitarist, and vocalist with the British psychedelic rock band, Pink Floyd[ii]—is born in Cambridge, England, on this date.  
  28. 1947 Monday: Future vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist with the British band, Fairport Convention[iii], 1968-69 / 1974-75, and the ONLY woman to ever sing on a Led Zeppelin[iv] album—Sandy Denny—is born in Merton Park, London, England on this date.  Although her time on Earth would be short, she would create a massive volume of work.
  29. 1950 Friday: Britain recognized the Communist government in China.
  30. 1952 Sunday: “Peanuts” debuted in Sunday papers across the United States.
  31. 1953 Tuesday: Future guitarist with the Australian rock band, AC/DC[v]—Malcolm Young—is born on this date in Glasgow, Scotland.
  32. 1957 Sunday: Elvis Presley[vi] makes his seventh and final appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show.
  33. 1963 Sunday: “Oliver!” Lionel Bart’s musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel, “Oliver Twist,” opened on Broadway.  “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom” premiered on NBC-TV.
  34. 1964 Monday: The Rolling Stones[vii] go on their first tour as the headline act with the Ronettes[viii] as their opening act.
  35. 1968 Saturday: The Beatles’ “Magical Mystery Tour[ix]” goes Number One and remains there for eight weeks.  Meanwhile, a surgical team at the Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California, led by Dr. Norman Shumway, performed the first U.S. adult heart transplant, placing the heart of a 43-year-old man into the body of a 54-year-old patient who expired 15 days later.
  36. 1974 Sunday: In response to the OPEC oil embargo, year-round daylight savings time begins in the United States on a trial basis as a fuel-conservation measure.
  37. 1975 Monday: Th original version of “Wheel of Fortune,” hosted by Chuck Woolery and Susan Stafford, premiered on NBC-TV.
  38. 1982 Wednesday: Truck driver William G. Bonin suffered conviction in Los Angeles, California, of 10 of the “Freeway Killer” slayings of young men and boys.  (Bonin also suffered conviction for four other killings; he underwent execution in 1996.
  39. 1987 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate voted 88-4 to establish an 11-member panel to hold hearings on the Iran-Contra Affair.
  40. 1993 Wednesday: Authorities rescued Jennifer Stolpa and her infant son, Clayton, after Jennifer’s husband, James, succeeded in reaching help, ending the family’s eight-day ordeal in the snow-covered Nevada desert.  Elsewhere, jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie[x], 75, died in Englewood, New Jersey; ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev died in suburban Paris at age 54. Finally, bass player, Bill Wyman, announces he is leaving the Rolling Stones[xi].
  41. 1994 Thursday: An unknown (at the time) assailant clubbed figure skater Nancy Kerrigan’s leg at Detroit’s Cobo Arena; four men, including the ex-husband of Kerrigan’s rival, Tonya Harding, went to prison for their roles in the attack.  However, Harding denied any knowledge about plans for the attack. 
  42. 1998 Tuesday: Barry Switzer resigns as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys.  Meanwhile, in a bid to expand health care insurance coverage, President Bill Clinton unveiled a proposal to offer Medicare coverage to hundreds of thousands of uninsured Americans, ages of 55-64.  
  43. 1999 Wednesday: The 106th U.S. Congress opened on this date with the first item on the agenda being the impeachment proceedings of sexual pervert President Bill Clinton. 
  44. 2001 Saturday: With Vice President Al Gore presiding in his capacity as president of the Senate, Congress formally certified George W. Bush the winner of the bitterly contested 2000 presidential election.
  45. 2003 Monday: Iraqi President Saddam Hussein accused U.N. inspectors of engaging in “intelligence work” instead of searching for suspected nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons in his country.
  46. 2006 Friday: In Los Angeles, California, famed crooner Lou Rawls died from the effects of lung cancer at the age of 72.  Rawls had one of the most distinctive voices ever heard and brought pleasure to vast numbers of people around the globe.  “You’ll never find, another love like mine…” we miss you, Lou!
  47. 2007 Saturday: In Petaluma, California, famed pedal steel guitarist who played with the Flying Burrito Brothers[xii] among other bands— “Sneaky” Pete Kleinow—lost his battle with Alzheimer’s Disease on this date; he was just 72.
  48. 2009 Tuesday: Israel launches an assault on Gaza Strip after Palestinian transgressions against their citizens. 
  49. 2011 Thursday: Communist China- the Chi-Coms- places new controls on text messages users send on mobile phones containing references to ‘democracy,’ ‘human rights,’ and ‘corruption.’  Meanwhile, the CBO says that the repeal of the Affordable Care Act would increase the national deficit by $230 billion.  They always produce bullshit to protect Obamacare- a proven disaster.
  50. 2012 Friday: The new prime minister of Jamaica, Portia Simpson Miller, announces that her country will become a republic and removes Queen Elizabeth II as head of state.
  51. 2013 Sunday: President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, declares that all state documents use the words, “State of Palestine.”   Meanwhile in South Waziristan, Pakistan, another Obama drone strike on group of jihadists kills at least 10 and wounds loads of others.  
  52. 2014 Monday: The so-called ‘Polar Vortex,’ ice frigid air barreling down on the United States, causes life-threatening cold in the Midwest as it continues moving through, as well as causes cancelations of 2,500 flights across the region.  Meanwhile, Janet Yellin becomes the first woman to hold the position of chairperson of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
  53. 2015 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, the Baseball Hall of Fame picks four selectees for enshrinement—Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz, and Craig Biggio—the ceremony will take place in July.
  54. 2016 Wednesday: Enrique Marquez underwent arraignment for having helped dead terrorist Syed Farook purchase firearms, so the San Bernardino terrorist could avoid a background check.  The pair also planned another terrorist event back in 2012 but lost the nerve to carry it out the plot.  Marquez cooperated with the FBI, but it probably will do him little good.   Meanwhile, California Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown declares a state of emergency over a methane gas leak on the outskirts of Los Angeles.
  55. 2017 Friday: Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren announces that she will seek another term as senator.  Elsewhere, in the Syrian town of Azaz near the border with Turkey, a fuel truck explodes killing at least 43 people and wounding loads of others. 
  56. 2018 Saturday: In the AFC Wild Card Game, the Tennessee Titans rally from an 18-point deficit to defeat the Kansas City Chiefs by a score of 22-21 while in the NFC Wild Card Game the Atlanta Falcons defeated the Los Angeles Rams by a score of 26-13.  Elsewhere, in Sopore, India, as Indian reserve policemen patrol a deserted market, a roadside bomb goes off that takes the lives of four of them and wounds several others.  Islamists strike again.  Meanwhile, Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta relinquished his office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Barack Hussein Obama and Donald J. Trump from December 06, 2011, to January 06, 2018.
  57. 2019 Sunday: In the AFC Wild Card Game, the Los Angeles Chargers hold off a rally from the Baltimore Ravens to defeat the home team by a score of 23-17 while in the NFC Wild Card Game the Philadelphia Eagles defeated home team the Chicago Bears by a score of 16-15.  The game came down to the wire and the Bears appeared as though they were going to win the game with a field goal.  As the kicker kicked the football, which soared through the uprights, the Eagles called a time out, and when play resumed, the kicker’s second kick hit the upright and then the crossbar allowing Philadelphia to hold on and win the game.
  58. 2019 Sunday A: As the federal government shutdown continues, President Donald J. Trump says he may be forced to ‘declare a national emergency.’  Meanwhile, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton says, ‘a troop withdrawal from Syria is contingent upon defeating ISIS.’  Finally, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urges the United States to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.
  59. 2020 Monday: At the Golden Globes, actress Michelle Williams celebrates her abortion before a likeminded crowd of liberal losers and activists.  What the hell is up with the Pro-Death movement?  Killing the unborn is the most sadistic, evil thing one can do.  Yet, these pro-Satanists celebrate it like they’re killing cockroaches.  Shame.  Meanwhile, U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler enters the world’s greatest deliberative body on today’s date representing the Peach State.  Elsewhere, ever-disloyal John Bolton says, ‘I’m willing to testify at President Donald J. Trump’s impeachment trial.’  Perfect example of a Deep State apparatchik.   
  60. 2021 Wednesday: Millions of patriots arrived in the nation’s capital today to support President Trump.  The president spoke to them and rallied the crowd.  Then, the certification of the 2020 Presidential Election began today.  Disputes arose early over the first state in question- Arizona- which sent both chambers of Congress to debate the election fraud.  Of course, the RINOs and their Democratic Party taskmasters say, ‘NO election fraud occurred’ while the country understands that ‘yes, indeed, loads of fraud did occur and needs to be addressed.’  Even California’s 55 electoral votes are being called into question due to millions of illegal aliens voting.  Finally, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, called for an ‘emergency 10-day audit of the election’ saying BOTH parties should welcome such an audit, so their voters accept the election results.
  61. 2021 Wednesday A: Next, as the chambers were debating Arizona’s election results, the crowd marched to the Capitol Building.  Then, a segment of the crowd erupted into violence and stormed the building itself sending lawmakers and their staffs into the basement for security.  We heard of gunshots having occurred inside.  Folks, it is clear that the LEFT is pulling out ALL stops here and have infiltrated the peaceful protesters with Antifa and Black Lives Matter human refuse.  People screaming, “TRUMP WON,” and other things favorable to the president to give the impression it’s his people doing the rioting.  This is straight out of Saul Alinsky’s “Rules for Radicals” and it’s clear that the Democrats are behind all of this so they can continue the narrative that ‘President Trump is launching a coup.’  What a flipping mess but you must give the Democratic-Socialists credit as they know how to cause mob violence, misdirect blame, and topple elections.  Our country is in trouble.
  62. 2021 Wednesday B: It appears that BOTH Democrats won the Senate races in Georgia: Reverend Raphael Warnock with a count of 2,230,231 (51%) to 2,176,048 (49%) for Senator Kelly Loeffler.  As for Jon Ossoff, numbers show 2,211,603 (50%) votes to 2,194,578 (50%) for Senator David Perdue.  Of course, counting continues but we know the score.   Meanwhile, Georgia Democrat Congressman Vernon Jones says he is going to leave the Dems and become a Republican.
  63. 2021 Wednesday C: Facebook is ordered to pay nearly $5 million in fines for having stolen an Italian app.  Next, Samsung’s profits for the fourth quarter are expected to rise by one-third.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms arrest 50-plus pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong following the recent passage of their criminal national security law.  Meanwhile, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts says workers at meat processing plants will be the next in line to receive the vaccine for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Finally, a UK judge denies WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange bail.    
  64. 2021 Wednesday D: Stick around for the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3523 with a $9 million jackpot up for grabs and the Powerball Draw #809 with a $410 million jackpot up for grabs.   First, here are the results for the Super Lotto drawing: 04, 29, 33, 34, 44, and Mega 21.  The highest winners were 13 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,448 apiece.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball drawing: 01, 20, 22, 60, 66, and Powerball 03.  the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $29,944 apiece.
  65. 2021 Wednesday E: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 86,752,314 confirmed cases, +556,758, 1,875,320, confirmed deaths, +11,667, and 48,637,236 confirmed recoveries, +227,332.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 21,208,840 confirmed cases, up 34,415 from yesterday’s reporting, 359,845 confirmed deaths, UP 501, and 9,595,733 confirmed recoveries, UP 45,568.
  66. 2021 Wednesday F: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,511,795 confirmed cases, 27,462 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 22,527 confirmed cases, 289 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 263,713 confirmed cases, 3,611 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Maryland: currently, they have 292,904 confirmed cases, 6,132 confirmed deaths, and 9,391 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 463,448 confirmed cases, 3,529 confirmed deaths, and 393,712 confirmed recoveries.  Here’s a laugh: Beijing stooge, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of the World Health Organization is ‘upset’ with the Chi-Coms because they won’t permit this flunky to enter their country to investigate the outbreak of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.
  67. 2021 Wednesday G:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,829.40, UP 437.80 points (+1.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,740.79, DOWN 78.17 points (-0.61%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,748.14, UP 21.28 points (+0.57%).  The price of GOLD is $1,924.90 per troy oz., +16.30 (+0.85%) while the price of SILVER is $27.40 per troy ounce, +0.353 (+1.31%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,113.70 per troy oz, +3.50 (+0.32%) while the price of COPPER is $3.66 per pound, +0.0125 (+0.34%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,448.10 per troy oz, -45.30 (-1.82%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $50.51 per barrel, -0.12 (-0.24%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.81 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.67.
  68. 2021 Wednesday H: “Pro-China Joe” Biden says he will nominate Judge Merrick Garland to be his attorney general.  Meanwhile, liberals are pushing for U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer to retire.   Speaking of liberals, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, D-MN, says she is drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump.  Finally, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi drafted new rules to squelch GOP attempts at getting answers for the fraudulent 2020 Presidential Election. 
  69. 2021 Wednesday I: World leaders condemn ‘assault on democracy’ at the U.S. Capitol Building.  Elsewhere, Beijing slams ‘U.S. bullying’ over Trump’s ban on some 8 Chi-Com ‘money-gathering’ (intelligence-gathering if you must know) apps popular in the U.S. and around the world.  Speaking of hackers and intelligence gathering operations, the Department of Justice says its ‘emails were breached by the SolarWinds hack.’   Meanwhile, some GOP senators now plan to withdraw objections to certification of the 2020 Presidential Election following the mob violence outside the capitol.  How convenient.  It is like Senator Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, saying that what happened today was bad and that ‘violence should never occur.’  Yet, no one wants to admit the truth: Antifa insinuated themselves into the Stop the Steal protesters and once at the Capitol Building ran amok, leading to two shootings and one death.  
  70. 2021 Wednesday: Today is the day when we believe all hell is going to break loose in Washington, D.C., as the Electoral College results are certified or not.  Let us hope brave politicians of both parties will fight to keep America free and independent and not a satellite state of the fricking Chi-Coms.
  71. 2022 Thursday: Everyone, join us later in the day for updates!

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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 06, 2022:

ENDNOTES:

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

[ii] We look forward to sharing the music of Pink Floyd- as well as the band’s members- sometime within the next 5-6 years.

[iii] Not clear as to when we present the music of the Fairport Convention and of Richard Thompson, their famed guitarist but we sure as heck hope we do within the next decade.

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

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

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

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

[viii] As to when we will offer the music of Motown greats, the Ronettes, your guess is as good as ours.

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

[x] If the blog is still going strong come 2040, we look forward to sharing the music of the jazz greats.  We hope you will stay tuned.  We thank you for your patience.

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

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

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71. 2020 Friday: Following the take-out of Iranian thug General Qassim Soleimani outside the Baghdad airport yesterday, the Iraqi government in a state of shock begins mulling its relationship with the United States. They scream and yell like a bunch of howling banshees, but it is what it is- either you are with us, or you are against us and General Soleimani was a POS who needed to die.

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003. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JANUARY 03, 2022:

U.S. Treasury Secretaries Henry H. Fowler and W. Michael Blumenthal; U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid; Numerous U.S. Senators including Elizabeth Dole; U.S. House Speakers Newt Gingrich, Dennis Hastert, Nancy Pelosi, John Boehner, and Paul Ryan; Heavyweight contender Jerry Quarry; the Buffalo Springfield featuring Stephen Stills, Fleetwood Mac featuring Bob Weston, and Led Zeppelin featuring John Paul Jones:

  1. 236 Sunday: St. Anterus ends his reign as the 19th Roman Catholic Pope.  St. Anterus first became the shepherd of ALL Christendom on November 21, 235.
  2. 936: The 126th Roman Catholic Pope Leo VII becomes the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would serve from today until July 13, 939.
  3. 1431 Monday: On this date, her captors hand Joan of Arc to the Bishops for judgment as a heretic.
  4. 1496 Friday: References in Leonardo da Vinci notebooks suggested that he tested his flying machine.  The test failed, and he did not try to fly again for several years.
  5. 1521 Monday: The 217th Roman Catholic Pope Leo X and the Roman Catholic Church excommunicated Martin Luther on this date.
  6. 1777 Friday: General George Washington’s army routed the British in the Battle of Princeton, New Jersey.
  7. 1823 Friday: Stephen F. Austin received a grant from the Mexican government and began colonization in the region of the Brazos River in Texas.
  8. 1825 Monday: The first engineering college in the United States, Rensselaer School, opened in Troy, New York, which we now know as Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
  9. 1833 Thursday: Great Britain seizes control of the Falkland Islands from the Argentinians.  Approximately 150 years later, Argentina seized the islands back from the British, but the Brits took them back after fighting a harsh 74-day war.
  10. 1852 Saturday: The first Chinese settlers arrive in the Hawaiian Islands.
  11. 1861 Thursday: More than two weeks before Georgia seceded from the Union, the state militia seized Fort Pulaski at the order of Governor Joseph E. Brown.  Meanwhile, the Delaware House and Senate voted to oppose secession from the Union.
  12. 1868 Friday: The Meiji Restoration re-established the authority of Japan’s emperor and heralded the fall of the military rulers known as shoguns.  In so doing, the upheaval paved the way for Japan becoming a modern military power.
  13. 1870 Monday: Groundbreaking for the Brooklyn Bridge took place.
  14. 1871 Tuesday: Henry W. Bradley patented oleomargarine.
  15. 1888 Tuesday: Marvin C. Stone received a patent from the U.S. government for his invention, the drinking straw.
  16. 1911 Tuesday: the U.S. Post Office opened the first postal savings banks, which the federal government abolished in 1966.
  17. 1924 Friday: English explorer Howard Carter discovered the sarcophagus of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings, near Luxor, Egypt.
  18. 1925 Saturday: IL Duce, Benito Mussolini dissolves the Italian Parliament and becomes dictator of Italy. 
  19. 1926 Sunday: In Oranienburg, Brandenburg, Weimar Republic, future 64th U.S. Treasury Secretary W. Michael Blumenthal is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Jimmy Carter from January 23, 1977, to August 04, 1979.
  20. 1938 Monday: The March of Dimes campaign to fight polio was established by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who himself suffered from the disease.
  21. 1941 Friday: After local troops throw the Italian Army back, it launches a major counteroffensive in Albania.  Meanwhile, the British Royal Navy and Royal Air Force bombers continue attacking the Axis-held port of Bardia in Libya, North Africa.
  22. 1942 Saturday: As Japanese forces continue grinding forward in the Philippines, U.S. and Filipino forces begin withdrawing towards the Bataan Peninsula where they expect to hold out for several months until relieved.
  23. 1943 Sunday:  All hell continues breaking lose on the Eastern Front as German and Romanian units in the Caucasus continue trying to escape the growing attempts of the Red Army to cut them off.  In Stalingrad, the Sixth Army continues fighting back against the Soviet troops trying to force their surrender while the Luftwaffe fights to supply the trapped garrison.
  24. 1944 Tuesday: Black Sheep Squadron USMC Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington shoots down the last three of his 26 victories before finding himself shot down by Japanese fighters.  He would spend the next 20 months in Japanese POW camps.  Elsewhere, Red Army troops are coming closer to their former border with Poland as they continue driving the Nazis before them.
  25. 1945 Wednesday: Carrier-based warplanes begin attacking the Japanese island of Okinawa in preparation for an American invasion.  Meanwhile, future guitarist/vocalist with the Buffalo Springfield[i] and Crosby, Stills & Nash[ii] (and occasionally Young), Stephen Stills—is born on this date in Dallas, Texas.
  26. 1946 Thursday: John Paul Jones, famed session musician and founding member of Led Zeppelin[iii] was born in Sidcup, Kent, England, on this date.
  27. 1947 Friday: For the first time in history, television networks broadcast U.S. Congressional proceedings.  Viewers in Washington, Philadelphia, and New York City saw some of the opening ceremonies of the 80th Congress.
  28. 1949 Monday: In a pair of rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court said that states had the right to ban closed shops.
  29. 1957 Thursday: The Hamilton Watch Company introduced the first electric watch.
  30. 1959 Saturday: Alaska became the 49th state as President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a proclamation.
  31. 1961 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower announced the United States was formally terminating diplomatic and consular relations with Cuba.
  32. 1967 Tuesday: Jack Ruby, the man who shot accused President John F. Kennedy’s assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, died in a Dallas hospital.
  33. 1971 Sunday: The Dallas Cowboys beat the San Francisco 49ers 17-10 in the NFC Championship Game.  Meanwhile, the Baltimore Colts beat the Oakland Raiders 27-17 in the AFC Championship Game.
  34. 1973 Wednesday: CBS sold the New York Yankees to a 12-man syndicate headed by George Steinbrenner for $10 million.
  35. 1974 Thursday: In London, gold hits a record $121.25 an ounce.
  36. 1975 Friday: The original version of the TV game show, “Jeopardy!” hosted by Art Fleming ended its nearly 11-year run on NBC-TV.  Elsewhere, Senator Patrick Leahy, D-VT, enters the U.S. Senate on this date.
  37. 1977 Monday: Apple Computer underwent incorporation by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Mike Markkula Jr.
  38. 1979 Wednesday: Future 50th U.S. House Speaker New Gingrich, R-GA 6th congressional district, enters the U.S. House of Representatives as a freshman congressman on this date.
  39. 1980 Friday: Gold hits record $634 an ounce.  Meanwhile, conservationist author Joy Adamson who wrote “Born Free,” lost her life in northern Kenya as a former employee murdered her.
  40. 1981 Saturday: U.S. Senator Charles “Chuck” Grassley, R-IA, enters the U.S. Senate on this date.
  41. 1984 Wednesday: Syria frees captured U.S. pilot after an appeal by the Reverend Jesse Jackson.
  42. 1985 Thursday: The Israeli government confirms that it has resettled 10,000 Ethiopian Jews.
  43. 1987 Saturday: Democratic Senator Harry Reid entered the U.S. Senate today.  He would serve until 2015 representing the state of Nevada.
  44. 1990 Wednesday: Ousted Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega surrendered to U.S. forces, 10 days after taking refuge in the Vatican’s diplomatic mission.
  45. 1991 Thursday: Israel reopens its consulate in Russia for the first time in 23 years.   Meanwhile, freshman Congressman John Boehner, R-OH 8th congressional district enters the U.S. House of Representatives.  He would become the 53rd U.S. House speaker on January 05, 2011, and would preside over the 112th to through a portion of the 114th congresses.
  46. 1993 Sunday: President George H.W. Bush and Russian President Boris Yeltsin signed the second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) in Moscow.
  47. 1995 Tuesday: The U.S. Postal Service raised the price of first-class stamps to 32-cents. Meanwhile, Congressman Newt Gingrich, R-GA 6th congressional district, becomes the 50th U.S. House speaker on this date.  He would serve as speaker until January 03, 2009, presiding over the 104th and 105th Congresses.
  48. 1997 Friday: U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, D-IL, enters the U.S. Senate on this date as does Susan Collins, R-Maine, Jack Reed, D-RI, and Mike Enzi, R-WY.
  49. 1999 Sunday: Heavyweight contender Jerry Quarry died at age 53 in Templeton, California from pneumonia.  Over the course of his pro career, he fought 66 fights with 53 wins (32 KOs), 9 losses, and 4 draws.   Meanwhile, future U.S. House Speaker Congressman Paul Ryan, R-WI 1st congressional district, enters the U.S. House of Representatives as a freshman representative on this date.  He would become the 54th House speaker on October 29, 2015, when his predecessor- the frequently intoxicated Congressman Boehner threw in the towel.  Speaker Ryan would preside over a portion of the 114th Congress and the 115th Congress until he stepped down on January 03, 2019. 
  50. 1999 Sunday A: Meanwhile, Republican U.S. Senator Mike Crapo enters the U.S. Senate on this date representing his home state of Idaho.  In addition to that, Senator Mitch McConnell (aka ‘Cocaine Mitch’) enters the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date representing Kentucky as does his counterparts, Charles “Crying Chuck” Schumer, D-NY, and Patty Murray, D-WA.  
  51. 2000 Monday: The last new daily “Peanuts” comic strip by Charles Schultz ran in 2,600 newspapers.  Meanwhile, in Alexandria, Virginia, the former 58th U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry H. Fowler died at age 91.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from April 01, 1965, to December 20, 1968.
  52. 2001 Wednesday: Democrat Senator Tom Carper representing Delaware took his seat today as did his Democratic counterpart from Michigan, Debbie Stabenow.   Meanwhile, Congressman Dennis Hastert, R-IL 14th congressional district, becomes the 51st U.S. House speaker on this date.  He would preside over the 106th to the through the 109th Congresses, serving from today until January 03, 2007. 
  53. 2003 Friday: U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, enters the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date as does his counterpart from Tennessee, Republican Lamar Alexander.   Also entering the Senate is Elizabeth Dole, R-NC, who would serve until January 03, 2009.
  54. 2004 Saturday: President George W. Bush tapped his father, former President George H.W. Bush, and former President Bill Clinton to help raise tsunami relief funds.  Meanwhile, Will Eisner, the artist who helped revolutionizes comic books and helped pioneer the graphic novel, died in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, at age 87.  What’s more, Craig Ferguson took over as host of the “Late, Late Show,” on CBS-TV.  Finally, NASA’s Spirit rover landed on Mars.  The craft was able to send back black and white images three hours after landing on the red planet.
  55. 2005 Monday: U.S. Senator Richard Burr, R-NC, enters the U.S. Senate on this date as does his RINO Republican counterpart, Jon Thune, from South Dakota.
  56. 2007 Wednesday: The family of former President Gerald R. Ford buries him in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Elsewhere, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, D-Maryland, enters the U.S. Senate on this date as did his Democratic counterparts from Minnesota, Amy Klobuchar, Jon Tester from Minnesota, Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Bob Casey Jr. of Pennsylvania, and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI.  Also entering the U.S. Senate on this date is so-called ‘independent,’ Bernie Sanders, communist, Vermont and Maria Cantwell, D-WA.
  57. 2009 Saturday: Israel launches an invasion of the Gaza Strip after repeated attacks across its borders.  Elsewhere, Republican U.S. Senator Jim Risch, Idaho, enters the U.S. Senate representing his home state on this date as does Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH., Tom Udall, D-NM, Jeff Merkley, D-OR, and Mark Warner, D-VA.   
  58. 2011 Monday: U.S. Senator John Boozman, R, representing Arkansas entered the U.S. Senate on this date as did his Democrat counterpart Richard “Dick” Blumenthal representing Connecticut.   Joining them were Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, Senator Jerry Moran, R-KS, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, Roy Blunt, R-Mo., John Hoeven, R-ND, Rob Portman, R-OH, Pat Toomey, R-PA, Mike Lee, R-UT, and Ron Johnson, R-WI.   Meanwhile, in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, D-CA 12th congressional district, becomes the 52nd House speaker serving from today until January 03, 2019.  She would preside over the 110th and 111th Congresses.
  59. 2012 Tuesday: Iowa voters attend electoral caucuses with the result that Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, and Rick Santorum at the head of the head of the GOP contenders for the presidency.  Elsewhere, former Fleetwood Mac guitarist, Bob Weston, died in Brent Cross, UK, on this date.  He was 64 years-old with the cause of death being complications related to cirrhosis of the liver and intestinal problems.  Prior to Fleetwood Mac[iv], Weston had performed with Long John Baldry and the Graham Bond Organization[v] as well as other groups and solo performers after being booted from the Mac for having had an affair with Mick Fleetwood’s wife, Jenny Boyd.  
  60. 2013 Thursday: Russian President Vladimir Putin grants French actor Gerard Depardieu citizenship.  The actor abandoned his country of birth because of the increasingly high-income taxes.  Elsewhere, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, Dem, representing Connecticut entered the U.S. Senate on this date as did his counterpart from Hawaii, Mazie Hirono.  ‘Independent’ Senator Angus King of Maine also joins them in the upper chamber.
  61. 2013 Thursday A: Famed ‘Native American champion’ U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, aka Pocahontas, Democrat, enters the U.S. Senate on this date representing Massachusetts as did her GOP counterparts, Deb Fischer of Nebraska, and Tammy Baldwin, D-WI.  Senator Martin Heinrich, D-NM, takes his seat in the upper chamber on this date, too, as does Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX.  Tim Kaine, D-VA, also enters the U.S. Senate today.  In 2016, he would become Hillary Clinton’s running mate.
  62. 2014 Friday: The Bloomberg Billionaire Index reports that the net worth of the world’s 300 wealthiest people increased by $524 billion; the group has an aggregate net worth of $3.7 trillion. 
  63. 2015 Saturday: The Ezadeen, a smuggler ship carrying 450 Syrian ‘refugees’ makes landfall after the smugglers abandoned them off the coast of Italy with help from the Italian navy.  It is the second such boat abandoned by the smugglers in the past four days.  
  64. 2015 Saturday A: Meanwhile, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid left office on this date.  The Democrat represented Nevada since 1987.  U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan, GOP, representing the state of Alaska took office on this date.   Republican Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas took his seat on this date, too, as did David Perdue, Republican, in Georgia, Ben Sasse, R-NE, and James Lankford, R-OK.     
  65. 2015 Saturday B: U.S. Senator Mike Rounds, R-SD, enters the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date as does his counterpart Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV.  Meanwhile, Senator Dick Durbin, D-IL, became the Senate Minority Whip on this date.   
  66. 2015 Saturday C: Colorado Republican Senator Cory Gardner took his seat in the U.S. Senate on this date as did David Perdue of Georgia.  Also entering the upper chamber was Senator Bill Cassidy, R-LA, as did Gary Peters, D-Michigan.  In addition to these fine politicians, Senator Steve Daines, R-Montana, and Thom Tillis, R-NC.  Elsewhere, as Boko Haram goes berserk in northeastern Nigeria razing the town of Baga to the ground, government authorities say at least 2,000 people lost their lives in the Islamic mayhem.
  67. 2016 Sunday: Following Iranian condemnation of the executions carried out yesterday in Saudi Arabia- especially over that of pro-Iranian Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr, Riyadh and Bahrain sever ties with Tehran.  Elsewhere, the Saudi-led Coalition in Yemen pounds the living hell out of pro-Iranian Houthi targets in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a. 
  68. 2017 Tuesday: U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, D-CA, representing the state of California entered the U.S. on this date as did her Democratic counterpart from Illinois, Senator Tammy Duckworth.  Elsewhere, Senator Todd Young, R-IN, enters the U.S. Senate on this date as did John Kennedy, R-La.  Joining them was Senator Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, Catherine Cortez-Masto, D-NV, and Maggie Hassan, D-NH.  Elsewhere, a victim of revenge porn is in a Manhattan courtroom begging for the court to rule on forcing Google, Bing, and Yahoo to delete her full name from their search engines.   
  69. 2018 Wednesday:  U.S. Senator Tina Smith, D-Minn., entered the U.S. Senate on this date.  Meanwhile, former short-term Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort sues special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and his ‘investigation’ into ‘Trump-Russia collusion’ as having overreached its boundaries and finding ‘crimes’ that have little to nothing to do with what he was charged with doing- investigating ties between the Kremlin and then-candidate Donald Trump.
  70. 2019 Thursday:  U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, and Martha McSally, R-AZ, entered the U.S. Senate on this date as did Senator Mike Braun, R-IN.  Also entering the Senate today was Joni Ernst, R-IA, Josh Hawley, R-Mo., Jacky Rosen, D-NV., Kevin Cramer, R-ND, Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, and Mitt Romney, RINO Republican from Utah.   The 116th Congress takes their oaths of office and Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi reclaims her speakership although there were rumors the old gal might face some challengers.  The Dems also form a climate committee as well as enact new ethics rules for all members.   
  71. 2020 Friday: Following the take-out of Iranian thug General Qassim Soleimani outside the Baghdad airport yesterday, the Iraqi government in a state of shock begins mulling its relationship with the United States.  They scream and yell like a bunch of howling banshees, but it is what it is- either you are with us, or you are against us and General Soleimani was a POS who needed to die.  Of course, the Democrats are worried that Iran will go to war against us.  Enough with the tears already.  The man needed to die.  Many liberals predict that killing the Iranian terrorist mastermind will lead to greater Middle East chaos; they will be proven wrong.
  72. 2021 Sunday:  U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville, R-AL, enters the Senate today while the man he beat on November 03, 2020- Democrat Doug Jones- leaves.  U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper, D-CO, enters the Senate today as Republican Senator Cory Gardner exits.  Likewise, Senator Roger Marshall, R-KS, replaces outgoing Senator Pat Roberts and Ben Ray Luján, D-NM, replaces outgoing Tom Udall.   Senator Lamar Alexander, R-TN, leaves office today as his counterpart, Senator Bill Hagerty replaces him while Senator Mike Enzi leaves office being replaced by Republican Cynthia Lummis.
  73. 2021 Sunday A: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 85,083,463 confirmed cases, +565,479, 1,842,455, confirmed deaths, +7,869, and 47,810,565 confirmed recoveries, +261,813.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 20,782,996 confirmed cases, up 186,736 from yesterday’s reporting, 354,650 confirmed deaths, UP 1,341, and 9,312,768 confirmed recoveries, UP 89,207.
  74. 2021 Sunday B: 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: 2,398,669 confirmed cases, 26,544 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 21,956 confirmed cases, 289 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 255,396 confirmed cases, 3,524 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: South Carolina: currently, they have 321,669 confirmed cases, 5,469 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 438,869 confirmed cases, 3,417 confirmed deaths, and 381,902 confirmed recoveries.  In the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson- ‘Bojo” to his friends- says he expects to have tens of millions of doses of the Astra-Zeneca Chi-Vi vaccine in the next few weeks.
  75. 2021 Sunday C: The 117th Congress takes its oaths today and somehow- incredibly- Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi manages to retain the speakership.  Good.  We like her because she is good for the GOP.  This is supposed to be her last term- so she says- and then it’s off to retirement.  Where?  In communist China?   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, their foreign minister says he thinks the U.S. and the PRC can work on bilateral issues together like what?  The overthrow of the United States and the domination of the world?  Meanwhile, the Japanese announce they may declare another national emergency what with the ongoing rise in cases of the Chi-Vi.   Speaking of Japan, the oldest woman in the world turns 118 years-old today.  Congratulations.
  76. 2021 Sunday D: In Virginia, law enforcement apprehends the POS who shot three people at a Wal-Mart while trying to avoid capture for shoplifting.  Elsewhere, in Michigan, a private plane crashes into a home killing 3 people.  Meanwhile, the FBI announces they are investigating the online search history and emails of dead Nashville bomber Anthony Quinn Warner seeking information as to why the scumbag did what he did.  Speaking of crime, homicides rose by 21-percent across the United States thanks to the ‘summer of violence’ funded by the Chi-Coms in our country.  Payback is coming by way of Hong Kong…
  77. 2021 Sunday E: Here are the scores for the final week- Week 17- of the NFL Regular Season: (1) Atlanta Falcons, 27 (4-12) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 44 (11-05) (2) Dallas Cowboys (6-9) @ New York Giants (5-10) (3) New York Jets, 14 (2-14) @ New England Patriots, 28 (7-9) (4) Minnesota Vikings, 37 (7-9) @ Detroit Lions, 35 (5-11) (5) Pittsburgh Steelers, 22 (12-4) @ Cleveland Browns, 24 (11-5) (6) Baltimore Ravens, 38 (11-5) @ Cincinnati Bengals, 3 (4-11-1) (7) Miami Dolphins, 26 (10-6) @ Buffalo Bills, 56 (13-3) (8) Seattle Seahawks, 26 (12-4) @ San Francisco 49ers, 23 (6-10) 1:25 P.M.
  78. 2021 Sunday F: Here are the scores for the final week- Week 17- of the NFL Regular Season, part 2: (9) Arizona Cardinals, 7 (8-8) @ Los Angeles Rams, 18 (10-6)  (10) Jacksonville Jaguars, 14 (1-15) @ Indianapolis Colts, 28 (11-5) (11) Tennessee Titans, 41 (11-5) @ Houston Texans, 38 (4-12) (12) Las Vegas Raiders, 32 (8-8) @ Denver Broncos, 31 (5-11) (13)  Los Angeles Chargers, 38 (7-9) @ Kansas City Chiefs, 21 (14-2) (14) Green Bay Packers, 35 (13-3) @ Chicago Bears, 16 (8-8) (15) New Orleans Saints, 33 (12-4) @ Carolina Panthers, 7 (5-11) and (16) Washington Redskins, 20 (7-9) @ Philadelphia Eagles, 14 (4-11-1).
  79. 2021 Sunday G: This is the NFL Wild Card lineup for next weekend, Saturday first: (1) Indianapolis Colts (11-5) @ Buffalo Bills (13-3) (2) Los Angeles Rams (10-6) @ Seattle Seahawks (12-4)  (3) Tampa Bay (11-5) @ Washington Redskins (7-9).  Now, here is the Sunday lineup of games: (4) Baltimore Ravens (11-5) @ Tennessee Titans (11-5) (5) Chicago Bears (8-8) @ New Orleans Saints (12-4) and (6) Cleveland Browns (11-5) @ Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4).
  80. 2022 Monday: Stick around to find out what the Democrats and their masters in Beijing are up to today- you know you will want to discover the truth along with us so join us throughout the day…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0699 a 24” x 30” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Saguaro Gorge.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album by Fairport Convention- “The Quiet Joys of Brotherhood: Live at the Cropredy Festivals 1986 and 1987”- (May 04, 2004)- is a wonderful live album.  The two discs are culled from two shows at the world-famous festival as well as a DVD in which you get Dave Pegg and Simon Nichol disclosing the history of this long-lived band in an interview.  On the album are the following musicians: (1) Maartin Allcock (numerous stringed instruments, keyboards, and vocals) (2) Dave Pegg (basses, guitars, and vocals) (3) Ric Sanders (violins) (4) Simon Nichol (guitars, vocals), and (5) Dave Mattacks (drums, percussion, and keyboards), (6) Dave Swarbrick (violins), and loads of other guests, all adding to the unique sound. If you are interested, seek it out and if not, oh, well, there are loads of other albums to pick up by the band and enjoy.  We thank you for giving us the chance to promote it to you.

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ENDNOTES:

[i] We promoted the music of Buffalo Springfield beginning on Saturday, 17-November-2012 through Saturday, 24-November-2012.  We hope you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your collection.  You will be glad you did.

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

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

[iv] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We thank you.

[v] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Graham Bond Organization or Long John Baldry but if we are still here in another 30-40 years, we most assuredly will. 

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