37. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 06, 2022

2021 Saturday E: The Biden administration ends another Trump era agreement, this one in which, asylum-seeking illegal aliens were able to be returned back to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Oh, thank you, Joe, for swarming our country with millions more illegal aliens to whom you are going to grant citizenship. Can the country survive?

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37. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 06, 2022:

President Ronald Wilson Reagan; Vice President Aaron Burr; U.S. Attorney General William M. Evarts; U.S. Secretaries of State William M. Evarts and George P. Schultz; U.S. Transportation Secretary Samuel K. Skinner; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Henry Morgenthau Jr. and George P. Schultz; U.S. Secretary of War William Eustis; the Beach Boys featuring Carl Wilson, Family featuring Jim King, Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Axl Rose, Hawkwind featuring Huw Lloyd-Langton, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass featuring John Pisano, Judas Priest featuring Simon Phillips, the Kinks featuring John Gosling, Little Feat featuring Richie Hayward, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band featuring Steve Waller, Smashing Pumpkins featuring Mike Byrne, Spirit featuring Matt Andes, Thin Lizzy featuring Gary Moore, and Toto featuring Simon Phillips:

  1. 0337 Saturday: St. Julius I begins his reign as the 35th Roman Catholic Pope.
  2. 1508 Thursday: Maximillian I crowned the Holy Roman Emperor.
  3. 1693 Friday: The college of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia received its royal charter on today’s date. 
  4. 1695 Sunday: The reign of the 21st Ottoman Turkish Sultan Ahmed II ends on this date.  He first became leader of all Islam on June 22, 1691.  His successor- Mustafa II assumed his position and would guide all Muslims until August 22, 1703.
  5. 1740 Saturday: The 246th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XII ended his time as pontiff on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on July 12, 1730.
  6. 1756 Friday: Future 3rd vice president of the United States—Democratic-Republican, who served 1801-05, Aaron Burr—is born on this date.
  7. 1778 Friday: The United States won official recognition from France with the signing of a Treaty of Alliance in Paris.  Editor’s note: this is the FIRST treaty the U.S. signed with a foreign entity.  Meanwhile, England declares war on the French.
  8. 1788 Wednesday: Massachusetts becomes the sixth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
  9. 1815 Monday: The state of New Jersey issued the first American railroad charter to John Stevens, who proposed a rail link between Trenton and New Brunswick; however, they never built the line.
  10. 1818 Friday: In Charlestown, Massachusetts, future 27th U.S. Secretary of State William M. Evarts, is born.  He served under President Rutherford B. Hayes and from March 12, 1877, to March 07, 1881.  He also served the nation as its 29th U.S. Attorney-General.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from July 17, 1868, to March 03, 1869, and then became 27th U.S. secretary of state and finally a New York senator in the U.S. Senate.
  11. 1820 Sunday: U.S. Census: 9,638,453 with 1,771,656 or 18.4% of the population being black slaves.  Meanwhile, the first organized emigration of blacks back to Africa (Sierra Leone) takes place as former slaves leave New York for Africa.
  12. 1825 Sunday: In Boston, Massachusetts, the sixth U.S. Secretary of War William Eustis, died.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from March 07, 1809, to January 13, 1813.
  13. 1843 Monday: On today’s date, the first minstrel show to appear in the United States— “The Virginia Minstrels”—opened to enthusiastic audiences at the Bowery Amphitheatre in New York City.
  14. 1867 Wednesday: The Peabody Fund undergoes organization with the intention of providing Southern blacks with education.
  15. 1899 Monday: The U.S. Senate ratified a peace treaty between the United States and Spain.
  16. 1900 Tuesday: The Holland Senate ratified the 1899 peace conference decree that created the international arbitration court at The Hague.
  17. 1904 Saturday: The Russo-Japanese War begins on this date.  
  18. 1911 Monday: Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, was born in Tampico, Illinois.  He would serve first as governor of
    California back when it was indeed the ‘Golden State’ and then become president on January 20, 1981, and would serve until January 20, 1989.  Meanwhile, in Prescott, Arizona, the first old-age home for pioneers opened for business.
  19. 1922 Monday: Fellow cardinals elected Cardinal Achille Ratti Pope; he took the name Pius XI and in so doing became the 259th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide his global flock from today until February 10, 1939.  
  20. 1926 Saturday: The National Football League adopted a rule that made players ineligible for competition until their college class graduated.
  21. 1931 Friday: Future member of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[i], John Pisano (guitars), is born in Staten Island, NY
  22. 1932 Saturday: For the first time in Olympic competition, dog sled racing occurred.
  23. 1933 Monday: The 20th Amendment to the Constitution, the so-called “lame duck” amendment, undergoes proclamation in effect by Secretary of State Henry Stimson.
  24. 1935 Wednesday: The Monopoly board game goes on sale for the first time.
  25. 1937 Saturday: K. Elizabeth Ohi became the first Japanese female lawyer when she received her degree from John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois.
  26. 1939 Monday: As the Spanish Civil War winds down, the communist government flees to France.  
  27. 1941 Thursday: The British 8th Army overruns Benghazi, Libya; meanwhile the Battle of Beda Fomm takes place with the Italian 10th Army destroyed in the field.
  28. 1943 Saturday: A Los Angeles jury acquitted actor Errol Flynn of three counts of statutory rape.  Meanwhile, in the occupied Netherlands, following the shooting of a German officer, Nazi security troops arrest 600 students and deport them to a concentration camp.  Shoot one German, 600 hostages undergo arrest.
  29. 1945 Tuesday: During World War II, the Russian army crosses the Oder River in pursuit of fleeing Axis troops.
  30. 1946 Wednesday: Richie Hayward—future drummer for the Southern rock band, Little Feat[ii]–is born on this date in Des Moines, Iowa.
  31. 1948 Friday: John Gosling, future keyboard player and vocalist with the British rock band, the Kinks[iii], was born in England on this date.
  32. 1949 Sunday: Future guitarist/bassist with Jo Jo Gunne and with Spirit[iv], Matt Andes, is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on this date.
  33. 1951 Tuesday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the British space-rock band, Hawkwind[v]–Huw Lloyd-Langton, 1969-1971 / 1979-1988—is born in in Harlesden, London, UK, on this date.
  34. 1952 Wednesday: Britain’s King George VI died at Sandringham House in Norfolk, England; his daughter, who became Queen Elizabeth II, succeeded him as monarch.
  35. 1956 Monday: French Premier Guy Mollet suffers pelting with tomatoes in the French North African city of Algiers.  Apparently, the Algerian people want to be free.
  36. 1957 Wednesday: In London, England, future drummer with the rock band, Toto (1992-2008 / 2010-2014)- among others including Judas Priest- Simon Phillips is born.
  37. 1958 Thursday: Ted Williams signs with the Boston Red Sox for $135,000 making him the highest-paid player in Major League Baseball.
  38. 1959 Friday: The United States successfully test-fired for the first time a Titan intercontinental ballistic missile from Cape Canaveral, Florida. 
  39. 1962 Tuesday: Future vocalist with the Los Angeles, California, rock band, Guns ‘n’ Roses[vi]—Axl Rose—is born in Lafayette, Indiana, on this date.
  40. 1967 Monday: Heavyweight boxer, Muhammad Ali scored a unanimous 15-round decision against Ernie Terrell to keep the WBC and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles.  Ali’s pro record improved to 28-0 while that of Terrell dropped to 39-5.  Elsewhere, in Poughkeepsie, New York, the former 52nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau Jr. died at age 75.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from January 01, 1934, to July 22, 1945.
  41. 1968 Tuesday: In Sacramento, California, up-and-coming heavyweight Ken Norton improves his professional boxing record to 3-0 with a knockout of his opponent, Harold Dutra, in the 3rd round of a scheduled 6-round bout.
  42. 1970 Friday: The NBA expands to 18 teams with new teams in Buffalo, New York; Portland, Oregon; Cleveland, Ohio, and Houston, Texas.
  43. 1971 Saturday: Astronaut Alan B. Shepard used a six-iron that he had brought inside his spacecraft and swung at three golf balls on the surface of the moon.
  44. 1973 Tuesday: President Richard M. Nixon appoints Dixy Ray Lee to be the first woman to head the Atomic Energy Commission.
  45. 1985 Wednesday: The French mineral water company, Perrier, debuted its first new product in 123 years.  The latest items were water with a twist of lemon, lime, or orange.
  46. 1987 Friday: Wall Street Journal reporter Gerald Seib gains his release after six days by the Iranian scumbags who had accused him of spying for Israel; Iran claimed the detention ‘was the result of misunderstanding on their part’–lying scumbags.  Meanwhile, President Ronald Reagan turned 76 years old this day and became the oldest U.S. president in history.
  47. 1989 Monday: The 10th U.S. Transportation Secretary Samuel K. Skinner assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George H.W. Bush from today until December 15, 1991.
  48. 1990 Tuesday: In Portland, Oregon, future drummer with the band, Smashing Pumpkins- Mike Byrne- is born.  He would take over the drum kit after the departure of Jimmy Chamberlain.
  49. 1991 Wednesday: Comedian and television actor Danny Thomas died in Los Angeles at age 79.
  50. 1993 Saturday: In Madison Square Garden in New York City, heavyweight boxing champion Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe scores a TKO on Michael “Dynamite” Dokes at the 2:19 minute mark of the first round to maintain the WBA and IBF heavyweight boxing titles of the world.   This put Bowe’s pro record to 33-0 and “Dynamite” Dokes’ record to 50-4-2.  Also on the card, “Merciless” Roy Mercer lost a 10-round unanimous decision to Jesse Ferguson which put Mercer’s record to 20-2 and Ferguson’s record to 19-9. Elsewhere, Tennis Hall of Famer and human rights activist Arthur Ashe died in New York at age 49.
  51. 1997 Thursday: A court found O.J. Simpson liable for the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Simpson Brown and her friend, Ron Goldman.
  52. 1998 Friday: Mary Kay Letourneau receives a sentence of seven years in prison for violating the terms of her probation by seeing the 14-year-old father of her baby.  Meanwhile, President Bill Clinton signed a bill changing the name of Washington National Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.  Elsewhere, Carl Wilson—founding member of the Beach Boys[vii]—dies in Los Angeles, California, from brain and lung cancer at the age of 51.
  53. 1999 Saturday: Congressional officials display excerpts of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky’s videotaped testimony at the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.
  54. 2000 Sunday: Steve Waller- guitarist with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band 1979-1983 died in Herne Hill, South London, United Kingdom, at age 48 on this date.
  55. 2005 Sunday: The New England Patriots won Super Bowl XXXIX by a score of 24-21, beating the Philadelphia Eagles at All-Tel Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida.
  56. 2011 Sunday: The Green Bay Packers won Super Bowl XLV 31-25 by beating the Pittsburgh Steelers at Cowboys’ Stadium in Dallas, Texas.  Meanwhile, in Estepona, Spain, Gary Moore- member of the Anglo-Irish American rock band, Thin Lizzy[viii] (guitars/vocals 1974 to 1977 / 1978-1979) dies from a heart attack; he was 58.  
  57. 2012 Monday: Jim King, one of the original members of the English rock band, Family[ix], a great horn player, died on this date.  Meanwhile, as things go south in Syria, the U.S. closes its embassy in Damascus and the UK recalls its ambassador.
  58. 2013 Wednesday: The US Postal Service announces it will no longer deliver first-class mail on Saturdays.
  59. 2014 Thursday: Steven Segal, 61-year-old actor, announces he is considering a run for governor of Arizona.
  60. 2015 Friday: Scientists studying ‘climate change’ report that the carbon dioxide released by undersea volcanoes, which up until now has been assumed to have a negligible effect could be responsible for changes to the climate; to assess the degree of impact, scientists will continue studying the effects.
  61. 2016 Saturday: North Korea announces its stepped-up date to launch the nation’s first ‘communications satellite’ as early as tomorrow.  Of course, the countries of the world do not believe it’s for ‘peaceful purposes.’  Elsewhere, Twitter claims to have shuttered as many as 125,000 accounts linked to ISIS thugs.
  62. 2017 Monday: U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz, R-Florida, proposes a bill to eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency.  Next, Senate Dems are holding a ’24-hour protest vote,’ trying stall Trump Education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos, someone they fear who is going to overturn Obama-Biden era regime rules on college campuses. Meanwhile, former U.S. secretaries of state and ‘hundreds of companies’ all support the suit against President Trump’s ‘Muslim ban.’  Elsewhere, Queen Elizabeth II of England marks her 65th year as monarch.  
  63. 2018 Tuesday: The president of Poland- Andrzej Duda- signs a controversial law that outlaws anyone from saying that the country and its people were complicit in the crimes committed on its soil by the Nazis during the Holocaust.  Many try to infer that the Poles aided the Nazis in helping exterminate the Jews.   Meanwhile, the U.S. calls for a ceasefire as Syrian government airstrikes on rebel positions have killed dozens.  Elsewhere, as the Winter Olympic Games approach in South Korea, Vice President Mike Pence says additional sanctions could be coming for North Korea.
  64. 2019 Wednesday: As problems continue to rage in Virginia over Democrat Governor Ralph “Blackface” Northam’s racist photos in his college yearbook, one of the people who might take his place should he choose to resign- Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax- has his own problems.  In more #MeToo allegations, a woman who worked for the lieutenant governor accuses him of rape, of forced sodomy and the like.  What is going on in this once reputable state?  What is up with all these Democrats?  The state’s AG- Mark Herring- says, ‘yup, I wore blackface at a party back in 1980 while in college.’  Folks, the Democrats always accuse their political enemies of being RACISTS yet here are three bigwig Democrats and two of them are racists and one a sexual offender.  You can’t make this stuff up, folks, you simply cannot.
  65. 2020 Thursday: Following a speech by President Trump at the National Prayer Breakfast, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi goes to the microphone banks and gives one of her most incoherent, rambling, ambling speeches yet, attacking the president, condemning the president, and trying to justify tearing up the president’s speech at Tuesday night’s SOTU address.  How this senile crone clings to power is beyond millions of Americans; we expect her to pay the price on Election Day 2020 becoming the first House speaker to lose the position not once but twice, along with her congressional seat.  Later, President Trump thanked his supporters in both House and Senate, as well as his cabinet members, and other assembled VIPS.  The speech was absolutely wonderful and concluded with the president’s determination to help as many Republicans win or keep their seats in November.  Godspeed, Mr. President, Godspeed.  Meanwhile, in China, more and more images come out via social media showing the outbreak of the corona virus to be far worse than what the communist authorities claim.  We think a biological warfare experiment went awry and now the world is going to pay the price for their bumbling.  Thank you, President Xi, thank you.
  66. 2021 Saturday:  One America News reports that thousands of Americans are receiving tax forms for unemployment insurance for which they did not file.  Next, the TSA announces that passengers who refuse to wear facemasks could face fines of up to $1,500 per citation.  Meanwhile, a recent Rasmussen poll says that most Americans do not believe the ‘news media’ is aggressive with Joe Biden as it was with President Donald J. Trump.  We concur.  Elsewhere, the CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce- Thomas Donohue- announces that he will be leaving his position in favor of Suzanne Clark.  Finally, President Donald J. Trump returns to social media with a post on Gab.
  67. 2021 Saturday A: In New York’s 22nd U.S. House District, the one in which, Republican Claudia Tenney finally won her old seat back, Democrat Anthony Brindisi, the beaten Democrat, is now crying about the Dominion Voting Systems and Smartmatic software.  IF you agree to taking another LOOK into the 2020 Presidential Election and how it was stolen from one candidate and given to another, perhaps we will take another look at this House race.  Otherwise, STFU.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden has stripped President Donald J. Trump of his security clearance.   Speaking of Joe Biden, he’s bringing back the ‘President’s weekly radio address.’  Let’s look for an earpiece folks so we can know that someone is putting words in his ear.   Finally, the U.S. Supreme Court partially lifts California’s ban on church gatherings.
  68. 2021 Saturday B: Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, D-NY, says that to accept the GOP counter COVID-19 bill is to commit ‘unconditional surrender.’  Elsewhere, the people are Myanmar are out in the streets protesting the coup against their government even with the Internet shut down.  The interesting thing about this is the Biden administration is upset about the coup in Burma but could care less that he won the 2020 Presidential Election via a…coup.  The Democrats, the RINOs, the Chi-Coms, and Canada- among others- conspired to topple President Trump and to then shove the senile usurper into his place.  What the flaming f**k? 
  69. 2021 Saturday C: COVID-19 Daily Update:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 105,461,681 confirmed cases, +238,473, 2,300,891, confirmed deaths, +7,628, and 58,645,012 confirmed recoveries, +144,616.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 27,054,709 confirmed cases, up 78,221 from yesterday’s reporting, 463,090 confirmed deaths, UP 1,837, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- NO more updates on this number thanks to Joe Biden, going on for nearly as long as #46 has been in the White House.  Coincidence?  You be the judge.  NOTE- in the White House 17 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 134,662 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, talk is cheap, what are YOU going to do about it?  Maybe you will be a worse murderer than Andrew “Killer” Cuomo is in the Empire State?
  70. 2021 Saturday D: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,395,385 confirmed cases, 43,647 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,286 confirmed cases (again, Hawaii is no longer reporting their case numbers in more than a week), 416 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 323,334 confirmed cases, 4,526 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the country: Georgia.  Currently, they have 932,912 confirmed cases, 14,858 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 680,856 confirmed cases, 5,020 confirmed deaths, and 590,822 confirmed recoveries.  For the heck of it, let’s look at one other country: the United Kingdom.  The UK has 3.929,835 confirmed cases, 112,092 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed deaths.  What a load of crap, share the TRUTH! 
  71. 2021 Saturday E: The Biden administration ends another Trump era agreement, this one in which, asylum-seeking illegal aliens were able to be returned back to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.  Oh, thank you, Joe, for swarming our country with millions more illegal aliens to whom you are going to grant citizenship.  Can the country survive?  Elsewhere, Michigan is the first state revamping the state’s GOP leadership and folks, they are recruiting strong Trump supporters which is good.   Meanwhile, Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers wins his third NFL MVP Award making him only the sixth person in NFL history to win three or more such honors.  Congratulations, Aaron.   Finally, the now discredited Lincoln Project continues imploding as yet another phony- in this case, Jennifer Horn- threw in the towel following disclosures about gay sex addict John Weaver.
  72. 2021 Saturday F: Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3532 with an $18 million jackpot on the line: 04, 16, 32, 35, 45, and Mega 17.  Out of 108,912 winning tickets, the highest winners were two people who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $19,457 apiece.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #818 with a $30 million jackpot up for grabs: 01, 16, 48, 49, 65, and Power 08.  Out of 54,318 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $27,839.
  73. 2021 Saturday G: The former 60th U.S. Secretary of State George P. Schultz died at his home in Stanford, California, at age 100 today.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan / served from July 16, 1982, to January 20, 1989.  Prior to this, he served his nation as its 62nd U.S. Treasury secretary.  In this capacity, he served under President Richard Nixon from June 12, 1972, to May 08, 1974.
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[i] We hope to do the music of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, as well as Alpert’s solo career, somewhere around 2035.  We hope you will remain with us.

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

[iii] 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.

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

[v] We hope to present the music of this UK space rock band, Hawkwind, sometime in the next five years or so.  Please remain vigilant for additional information.

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

[vii] We hope to present the music of this foundational American rock band within the next 5-6 years.  Please stay tuned for further developments.  We thank you; we know you love the Beach Boys as much as we do.

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

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

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36. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 05, 2022

63. 2021 Friday: One America News and Mike Lindell presented “Absolute Proof” today in which, ALL the evidence related to the Democratic Party-RINO Republican Party STOLE the 2020 Presidential Election for enfeebled Joe Biden in the hours following Election Day November 3, 2020. The evidence is precise, clear, and shocking and if people are genuinely interested in knowing how the Democrats, the RINOs and the Chi-Coms stole the election from Donald Trump and gave it to “Pro-China Joe” Biden, all one need do is to watch the show in its entirety.

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36. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 05, 2022:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney; U.S. Senator Ron Wyden; the Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring James B. Cobb, Jr., Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Al Kooper, Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Duff Kagan, Heavyweight Boxing Champion Leon Spinks, and Three Dog Night featuring Cory Wells:

  1. 914 Monday: The 121st Roman Catholic Pope Lando ends his reign as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  The pontiff first picked up his Holy Cross on this date on July 07, 913.  
  2. 1265 Thursday: The 183rd Roman Catholic Pope Clement IV became the good shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He would guide Catholics across the world from today until November 29, 1268.
  3. 1428 Tuesday: King Alfonso V of Sicily orders Jews to attend conversion therapy so that they can become good Christians.
  4. 1631 Wednesday: The future founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams, arrives in Boston from England.
  5. 1679 Sunday: German Emperor Leopold I signs peace treaty with France.
  6. 1778 Thursday: The first state to ratify the Articles of Confederation—South Carolina —does so on this date.
  7. 1783 Wednesday: Sweden recognized the independence of the United States.
  8. 1811 Tuesday: George, the Prince of Wales, became Prince Regent on this date due to the mental illness of his father, Britain’s King George III.
  9. 1846 Thursday: The first newspaper published on west coast of the United States—The Oregon Spectator—commenced publication on this date in Oregon City.
  10. 1858 Friday: In Morristown, N.J., the 65th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney is born.  President William Howard Taft would nominate his fellow Republican to fill the seat of another Republican Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan.  Pitney would serve from March 13, 1912, to December 31, 1922.
  11. 1861 Tuesday: Samuel Goodale patented the moving picture peep show machine on this date. 
  12. 1870 Saturday: A theater audience in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has the privilege of seeing the first motion picture shown to a public audience on this date.  
  13. 1881 Saturday: City founders incorporated the city of Phoenix on this date.
  14. 1885 Thursday: Leopold II of Belgium established the Congo State as a personal possession.
  15. 1917 Monday: The U.S. Congress passed, over President Woodrow Wilson’s veto, an immigration act severely curtailing the influx of Asians.  Mexico’s constitution underwent adoption on this date.  Some consider the precedent that permitted President Donald J. Trump to implement an Obama-created executive order temporarily banning Muslims from seven jihadi countries.
  16. 1918 Tuesday: During World War I, the Cunard liner SS Tuscania, which was transporting about 2,000 U.S. troops to Europe, was torpedoed by a German U-Boat in the Irish Sea with the loss of more than 200 people.
  17. 1919 Wednesday: Actors/producers Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, D.W. Griffith, and Charles Chaplin incorporated the movie studio, United Artists, on this date.
  18. 1924 Tuesday: People heard the BBC time signals or ‘pips,’ which emanate from Greenwich Observatory every hour for the first time.
  19. 1931 Thursday: Maxine Dunlap became the first licensed female glider pilot on this date.
  20. 1937 Friday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed increasing the number of U.S. Supreme Court justices; the proposal, which failed in Congress, had critics accusing the President of attempting to “pack” the nation’s highest court.
  21. 1940 Monday: Glenn Miller and his orchestra recorded “Tuxedo Junction” for RCA Victor’s Bluebird Label.  Meanwhile, in anticipation of a Nazi move on Norway, Britain and France decide to send expeditionary units there first.
  22. 1941 Wednesday: Future vocalist with the rock group, Three Dog Night[i]— Cory Wells, 1967-76 / 1981-2015—is born in Buffalo, N.Y., on this date.
  23. 1942 Thursday: Near Singapore, the Canadian troopship RMS Empress of Asia goes down after being attacked by Japanese dive bombers.  North of the fortress city of Singapore, Japanese troops continue pushing closer to the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula where in three more days, they will begin their initial crossing of the waters separating the peninsula from the city.  British and Commonwealth troops are in a major pickle as their officers could not believe the Japanese could move as quickly as they did through heavy jungle.
  24. 1943 Friday: The Allies take control of all Libya as they continue pursuing the Afrika Korps into the former Vichy French Tunisia.  On the Eastern Front, German General von Kleist- commander of Army Group A, has received the go ahead from the Fuhrer to begin the race for Rostov.  Other German and Rumanian troops near the city are fighting to keep the Red Army back.  Overextended in the fight around Stalingrad, they are having their own problems.
  25. 1944 Saturday: James B. Cobb, Jr.—future rhythm guitarist/vocalist with the Atlanta Rhythm Section[ii]—is born on this date in Birmingham, Alabama.  Elsewhere, future vocalist of the horn-dominated band, Blood, Sweat, & Tears (1967-1968), Al Kooper, is born in Brooklyn, New York, on this date.  Meanwhile, during World War II, U.S. bombers hammer the Kuril Islands, the northernmost in the Japanese island chain.
  26. 1952 Tuesday:  In New York City, municipal workers installed four signs at 44th and Broadway, which told pedestrians, ‘don’t walk.’
  27. 1953 Thursday: Walt Disney’s animated feature “Peter Pan” hit the movie theaters on this date.
  28. 1958 Wednesday: Gamal Abdel Nasser wins nomination to be the first president of the United Arab Republic.  Meanwhile, Clifton R. Wharton undergoes confirmation by Congress to be ambassador to Romania; Mr. Wharton is black.
  29. 1962 Monday: French President Charles De Gaulle called for Algeria’s independence after fighting a losing war akin to the one they fought in Vietnam.
  30. 1964 Wednesday: In Seattle, Washington, Duff Kagan–bass, backing vocals 1985-1996 / 2016-present with Guns ‘n’ Roses[iii]—is born.
  31. 1967 Sunday: “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” premiered on CBS-TV on this date.
  32. 1971 Friday: Apollo 14 astronauts Alan Shepherd and Edgar Mitchell stepped out onto the surface of the moon in the first of two lunar expeditions lasting four hours.
  33. 1972 Saturday: Bob Douglas became the first black man elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.
  34. 1973 Monday: A funeral for the last official U.S. soldier killed in the Vietnam War before the Vietnam cease-fire took effect, Lance Corporal William B. Nolde, takes place at Arlington National Cemetery.
  35. 1980 Tuesday: The Egyptian government votes to end boycott of Israel.
  36. 1982 Friday: In protest of martial law imposed by Russia and Poland in Poland, Great Britain imposes economic sanctions upon the USSR and upon the communist government in Warsaw.
  37. 1983 Saturday: Former Nazi Gestapo official Klaus Barbie, expelled from Bolivia, arrives in Lyon, France, to stand trial.  He was convicted of war crimes, sentenced to life in prison, and died there in 1991).
  38. 1987 Thursday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 2,200 points for the first time.
  39. 1988 Friday: In Florida, federal prosecutors unsealed two indictments, which accused Panama’s military dictator, Manuel Antonio Noriega, of bribery and drug trafficking.   Elsewhere, at Caesar’s Palace in Paradise, Nevada, “Big George” Foreman scores a TKO over his opponent, Guido Trane, at the 2:39 minute mark of Round 5 in a 10-round heavyweight bout to put his professional record to 52-2.
  40. 1989 Sunday: Los Angeles Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabar becomes the first NBA player to score 38,000 points.  Elsewhere, the Soviet Union announced that all but a small rear-guard contingent of its troops had left Afghanistan.
  41. 1991 Tuesday: Radio shock jock Howard Stern kisses New York Giants’ star, Leonard Marshall’s ass, over a bet Stern made that the Giants would lose Super Bowl XXV—they did not.  Meanwhile, a Michigan court bars Dr. Jack Kevorkian from assisting in suicides.
  42. 1992 Wednesday: Jury selection begins in the Rodney King beating case in Los Angeles, California.
  43. 1993 Friday: James Woolsey becomes the 16th director of the Central Intelligence Agency.  Meanwhile, President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act, granting workers up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for family emergencies.
  44. 1994 Saturday: Thirty years after the fact, the killer of Medgar Evers, Byron de la Beckwith, is sentenced to life in prison for killing the civil rights leader.
  45. 1995 Sunday: The NFL Pro Bowl: the AFC beats the NFC by a score of 41-13.
  46. 1996 Monday: U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, entered the world’s foremost deliberative body on this date.
  47. 1997 Wednesday: Switzerland’s “Big Three” banks announced that they would create a $71 million fund for Holocaust victims and their families.  Elsewhere, Morgan Stanley—the great investment bank—announced a $10 billion merger with Dean Witter.
  48. 1999 Friday: Due to his assault on two people following an auto accident on August 31, 1998, a judge sentences former boxer Mike Tyson to two-years of probation, a $5,000 fine, and 200 hours of community service upon his release from jail.   
  49. 2003 Wednesday: Secretary of State Colin Powell presented evidence to the United Nations concerning Iraq’s material breach of U.N. Resolution 1441.
  50. 2006 Sunday: The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Seattle Seahawks 21-10 to win Super Bowl XL at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.
  51. 2010 Friday: Danish special military forces storm a ship captured by Somali pirates freeing 25 crewmembers in the process.
  52. 2011 Saturday: In Cairo’s Tahir Square, protesters continue their twelfth day of demanding Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to step down from office and to leave the country.
  53. 2012 Sunday: The New York Giants beat the New England Patriots by a score of 21-17 to win Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.  This was the second time the Giants beat the Patriots in the Super Bowl putting an end to the once vaunted New England team.  Giants quarterback, Eli Manning, beat Pats’ quarterback Tom Brady to put a period to the dominance of one of the NFL’s greatest teams, the Patriots.
  54. 2013 Tuesday:  Founder Michael Dell leads a consortium that announced plans to take Dell private with a $24.4 billion leveraged buyout deal – the largest buyout seen since the recession.
  55. 2014 Wednesday: New York Governor Mario Cuomo plans to announce executive action to loosen marijuana laws, allowing use of the drug for medical purposes.  Meanwhile, Benigno Aquino III, president of the Philippines, considers the territorial claims China has made in the South China Sea comparable to the Nazi Germany invasion of Czechoslovakia.
  56. 2015 Thursday: RadioShack, the U.S. electronics retailer founded in 1921, files for bankruptcy; the company plans to sell up to half of its stores to Sprint and close the remainder.
  57. 2016 Friday: The Zika outbreak continues running amok in tropical climes around the world.  Both Colombia and Puerto Rico are in ‘states of emergency’ over the numbers of sick and suspected carriers of the dreaded mosquito-born illness.  Elsewhere, news media reports that WHITE SUPREMACISTS in New Hampshire have formed a ‘Super PAC’ to help support Donald J. Trump achieve the GOP presidential nomination.  Wow. 
  58. 2017 Sunday: In Super Bowl LI—perhaps the best super bowl in more than a decade—the New England Patriots overcome a 25-point deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons in overtime by a score of 34-28.  Tom Brady—the Patriots’ quarterback—won his fifth super bowl ring and overcame a four-game suspension at the beginning of the 2016-17 Season for his part in ‘Deflate-Gate.’  Say what you will, the Patriots now have become the all-time GREATEST NFL team in the history of the sport and the record will remain unbroken for decades—our prediction.  Elsewhere, Turkish police carry out a blitz across their country and arrest more than 400 ISIS thugs on their soil.
  59. 2018 Monday: Following a precipitous drop in U.S. markets, markets across the globe begin to tumble.  The DOW Jones Industrial Average took a drop of more than 1,600 points at midday.  Elsewhere, Israel sends deportation notices to 40,000 Sub-Saharan African ‘asylum seekers.’  Leave or be jailed.  Period.
  60. 2019 Tuesday:  U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers his second State of the Union Address to the 116th Congress.  During his SOTU address, he tells the American people that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will have a second summit, this one in Hanoi, Vietnam, one that will occur on February 27 and 28. 
  61. 2020 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate took their votes on the articles of impeachment against President Donald John Trump today.  On Article I- Abuse of Power- the Senate voted 52-48 with only RINO Utah Senator Mitt Romney joining the Democrats.  This was not enough to convict the president.  On Article II- Obstruction of Congress- the senators voted 53-47 not to convict.  Acquitted on both charges, the president has been cleared and can continue making America ‘great again.’   Meanwhile, back in Utah, lawmakers there drafted a bill that would allow Utahans to recall a senator from the state for dereliction of duty.   Meanwhile, the family of actor Kirk Douglas reports his death at the age of 103.
  62. 2020 Wednesday A: The Diamond Princess docked in Yokohama Bay, Japan, is under official quarantine, all 3,700 passengers and crew because 10 people for sure have the Chi-Vi- COVID-19.  Elsewhere, in the Iowa Caucus, Senator Bernie Sanders and Mayor Pete Buttigieg are in a virtual tie with 97-percent of the precincts reporting.  Meanwhile, Human Rights Watch reports that 138 asylum seekers from El Salvador have been raped, tortured, and/or murdered (or all three) after the EVIL Trump administration deported them.  Tragic.
  63. 2021 Friday: One America News and Mike Lindell presented “Absolute Proof” today in which, ALL the evidence related to the Democratic Party-RINO Republican Party STOLE the 2020 Presidential Election for enfeebled Joe Biden in the hours following Election Day November 3, 2020.  The evidence is precise, clear, and shocking and if people are genuinely interested in knowing how the Democrats, the RINOs and the Chi-Coms stole the election from Donald Trump and gave it to “Pro-China Joe” Biden, all one need do is to watch the show in its entirety.   Speaking of RINOs, the Nebraska GOP is moving to censure Senator Ben Sasse.   Speaking of losers, the effort to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom is fast approaching the finish line.  We want to boot that POS out of office ASAP.
  64. 2021 Friday A: The U.S. Senate votes to keep the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem permanently much to the horror of rabid Anti-Semites such as Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, among others.  Meanwhile, the IRS backtracks from its mistaken statement that more than 100,000 Americans won’t qualify for the Joe Biden stimulus.  Speaking of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden, he says the economy is in ‘bad shape’ and that the Republicans are not doing enough to help him help the economy.   Speaking of Democrats, the Virginia votes to abolish the DEATH PENALTY.  Meanwhile, a bipartisan group of lawmakers are trying to achieve a separate vaccine package separate from the stimulus efforts.
  65. 2021 Friday B: Famed actor Christopher Plummer dies at age 91.  Elsewhere, the Russian physician who initially treated Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has ‘mysteriously died.’  The Curse of Putin strikes again.  Meanwhile, the United Nations reappoints Michael Bloomberg as its global climate envoy.  Woo-oo.  Finally, National Security Council principals convene to ‘discuss Iran.’  Wow.  There is ONLY one thing to do with Iran and that is to NUKE THEM.   Finally, we learn that President Donald J. Trump is planning a so-called ‘revenge tour’ which will see him touring the country in support of pro-Trump candidates while blasting the scumbag RINOs and Democratic Party bottom-feeders and lowlifes who STOLE the 2020 Presidential Election or who refused to view the abundant evidence of voter fraud and corruption.
  66. 2021 Friday C: Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to remove Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene from her two committee assignments- Budget and the Education & Labor Committee.  All the Democrats voted in lockstep as did 11 Republicans.  Here is the list of Republicans who joined the other side: (a) Adam Kinzinger of Illinois; (b) Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania; (c) Fred Upton of Michigan; (d) Mario Díaz-Balart of Florida; (e) Nicole Malliotakis of New York (we are surprised she did this); (f) John Katko of New York; (g) Young Kim of California; (h) Chris Smith of New Jersey; (i) Carlos Gimenez of Florida; (j) Chris Jacobs of New York; and (k) Maria Salazar of Florida.  It is interesting to note that Kinzinger, Katko, and Upton also voted to impeach Donald Trump a second time.  Disgusting.   
  67. 2021 Friday D: Here are the numbers for the COVID-19 global pandemic, the planet first: 105,223,208 confirmed cases, +538,813, 2,293,263, confirmed deaths, +15,673, and 58,500,396 confirmed recoveries, +335,421.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 26,976,488 confirmed cases, up 184,705 from yesterday’s reporting, 461,253 confirmed deaths, UP 6,861, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries same as it’s been since ‘Pro-China Joe’ moved into the White House.  NOTE- in the White House 17 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 56,441 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?
  68. 2021 Friday E: 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: 3,381,278 confirmed cases, 43,062 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,187 confirmed cases, 416 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 321,940 confirmed cases, 4,492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the United States: Illinois- currently, they have 1,140,341 confirmed cases, 21,497 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 675,618 confirmed cases, 5,001 confirmed deaths, and 589,718 confirmed recoveries.   Speaking of the China Virus, the Pentagon says it will help ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden to deliver the Chi-Vi vaccine to the American people, something President Donald J. Trump planned to do.  Meanwhile, Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner, says he will open all 32 NFL stadiums as mass vaccination sites.  We at the AICPENDBLOG.COM will await everyone to receive their vaccinations first and then after inmates, illegal aliens, and everyone else in the groups Democrats and RINOs love, we will consider getting ours after we observe what happens to the Chosen Groups.  
  69. 2021 Friday F: For a laugh, let’s look at the Chi-Coms’ numbers- they say they have 89,619 cases, +241 from last week, 4,636 confirmed deaths (same as one week ago), and 83,467 confirmed recoveries, +527 from last week.  This, of course, is ALL BULLS**T.  When we had contacts in Hong Kong, they said ‘times the numbers by 100, 150, or 200 times and you would get a somewhat closer picture.’  Vermin-eating scum. 
  70. 2021 Friday G:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,148.24, UP 92.38 points (+0.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,856.30, UP 78.55 points (+0.57%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,886.83, UP 15.09 points (+0.39%). Markets are UP because they believe ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden is going to borrow TRILLIONS from the Chi-Coms.  We still predict that by June 2021, the triple whammy of a $15 minimum wage, ongoing pandemic politics, and massive illegal aliens numbers are going to tank the economy worse than 1929.  The price of GOLD is $1,815.20 per troy oz., +2.20 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $27.04 per troy ounce, +0.02 (+0.06%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,137.80 per troy oz, +4.80 (+0.42%) while the price of COPPER is $3.64 per pound, +0.01 (+0.39%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,352.00 per troy oz, +0.60 (+2.62%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.14 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.11%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros while one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chi-Com yuan.  One-dollar U.S. = 0.000026 Bitcoin.  Next, one U.S. greenback = 74.55 Russian rubles.  Meanwhile, the Chinese-engineered pandemic pushes the U.S. trade deficit to a record high in 2020, to $679 billion, a record 12-year high. 
  71. 2021 Friday H: The Biden administration is purportedly going to return to the same immigration policies the Obama-Biden administration had back during 2009-2017 and that is to reopen detention centers where they will house illegal alien minors…in cages.  Why is it okay for Democrats to commit outrageous activities such as these when Republicans attempt to stop human traffickers and are vilified for doing it.   Meanwhile, Pennsylvania Lt. Governor John Fetterman files the paperwork to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by RINO Senator Pat Toomey in 2022.   Elsewhere, following Robin Hood’s lifting of curbs on buying GameStop stock at its site, shares begin going up yet again.
  72. 2021 Friday I: Although still under contract, Fox News Channel pulls longtime host Lou Dobbs off the air.  No word on whether he will ever return or not.  (We think he will go to Newsmax or OAN).  One of the reasons for his ‘dismissal,’ Smartmatic- the ALLEGED election-stealing software created in Venezuela to enable Hugo Chavez to steal elections has hammered Fox News and three hosts- Dobbs, Maria Bartiromo, and Judge Jeannine Pirro with a $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit.  Also included in the lawsuit are Rudy Giuliani, Mike Lindell, and Michelle Malkin.  Oh, wah, wah, wah, Smartmatic, YOU know what you did, you devious scumbags.  Next, in the New York House race, Claudia Tenney, Republican, finally overcame Congressman Anthony Brindisi and won her old seat back.  Congratulations.
  73. 2021 Friday J: Communist China demands the World Health Organization investigate the United States as the creator of the Chinese Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka COVID-19, etc.  Wow.  The Chi-Coms will do anything to ward off blame for what they’ve done and with Joe Biden in the White House, they could get away with it.  Meanwhile, Cowboys for Trump leader is out of jail on bond, awaiting trial for the January 6, 2021, Antifa-led mob that stormed Capitol Hill.  Elsewhere, Joe Biden says he won’t restore the Bar Association’s role in vetting judges.  Not good.
  74. 2021 Friday K: Here are the numbers for the Mega Millions Draw #1631 with a jackpot of $54 million on the line: 14, 17, 28, 29, 44, and Mega 02.  Out of 67,548 winning tickets, the highest winners in California were three people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $6,017 apiece. 
  75. 2021 Friday L: Elsewhere, heavyweight boxing champion Leon Spinks died in Henderson, Nevada, at age 67 on this date.  Cause of death: advanced prostate cancer.  Spinks did what many people thought was impossible but after just eight pro bouts, Leon beat Muhammad Ali to win the WBA, WBC, and the Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles in 1978.  Later in the year, he would lose it back to Ali in what many people believed was a ‘set-up’ for Ali to win the heavyweight titles three times.  Our opinion: NOT SURE.  Still, Spinks pro-record stood at 46 fights, 26 wins (14 KOs), 17 losses, and 0 draws.
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[i] Not sure when we will get around to doing the music of Three Dog Night but if we ever return to promoting the music of famed rock bands from the 1960s and the 1970s, we sure as heck will include this stellar band, one that is still performing to this day.  We saw them in 2019 and all we can say is “Wow.”

[ii] The Atlanta Rhythm Section is another awesome American band, one we sure as heck hope to promote when and if we return to doing music again.

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

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2021 Thursday C: Kamran Abbasi- editor of the British Medical Journal- has accused world governments of ‘social murder’ over their mishandling of the Chinese Virus Crisis. Regarding the Chi-Com Virus, the CDC says, “Inoculating teachers is not necessary to reopen schools” yet public schools remain closed while private schools are up and running.

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35. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 04, 2022:

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Vice President Dan Quayle; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall; U.S. Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III; Alice Cooper, the Animals featuring John Steel, Fotheringay featuring Trevor Lucas, Humble Pie featuring Jerry Shirley, Smashing Pumpkins featuring Jeff Schroeder, Traffic featuring Barry Beckett, and the Troggs featuring Reg Presley:

  1. 708 Tuesday: The 87th Roman Catholic Pope Sisinnius ended his brief reign of 20 days on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on January 15, 708.  
  2. 1508 Tuesday: Maximillian I became Holy Roman Emperor without Pope Julius II crowning him.
  3. 1703 Sunday: In Edo (present-day Tokyo), 46 of the 47 Ronin commit seppuku as recompense for avenging their master’s death.
  4. 1783 Tuesday: Britain’s King George III proclaimed a formal cessation of hostilities in the American Revolutionary War.
  5. 1787 Sunday: A rebellion by destitute farmers in Massachusetts (Shay’s Rebellion) fails as government troops squash it.
  6. 1789 Wednesday: Electors chose George Washington to be the first president of the United States of America.
  7. 1794 Tuesday: The French National Conventions proclaims the abolishment of slavery.
  8. 1797 Saturday: An earthquake in Quito, Ecuador, kills 41, 000 people and leaves many more homeless.
  9. 1801 Wednesday: The 13th U.S. Supreme Court justice and 4th Chief Justice John Marshall took his position on the court on this date.  A Federalist, he was nominated by President John Adams to succeed Chief Justice Oliver Ellsworth.  Marshall served from today until 07-06-1835.  Prior to becoming Chief Justice, Marshall was the fourth U.S. Secretary of State.
  10. 1824 Wednesday: J.W. Goodrich introduced rubber galoshes to the public on this date.
  11. 1847 Thursday: Organizers set up the first communications company, the U.S. Telegraph Company in the state of Maryland.  
  12. 1855 Sunday: Soldiers in Coro, Venezuela, shoot Jewish families in a South American pogrom.
  13. 1861 Monday: Delegates from six southern states that had recently seceded from the Union met in Montgomery, Alabama, to form the Confederate States of America.
  14. 1865 Saturday: The Hawaiian Board of Education forms.
  15. 1887 Friday: The Interstate Commerce Act allows the federal government to regulate railroads.  ah
  16. 1899 Saturday: The Philippine-American War opens with the Battle of Manila.
  17. 1904 Thursday: As Japan laid siege to Port Arthur, the Russo-Japanese War ignited.
  18. 1913 Tuesday: Rosa Parks, a black woman whose 1955 refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus to a white man sparked a civil rights revolution, was born Rosa Louise McCauley in Tuskegee, Alabama.  Elsewhere, Louis Perlman received a patent for his demountable tire-carrying rims.
  19. 1915 Thursday: German U-Boats enact a blockade around Great Britain during World War I as increased attacks on Allied shipping occur.
  20. 1932 Thursday: The first Winter Olympics held in the United States occurred at Lake Placid, New York.
  21. 1933 Saturday: German President Paul von Hindenburg limits the freedom of the press.
  22. 1936 Tuesday: Scientists created the first synthetically radioactive substance on this date, Radium E.
  23. 1938 Friday: Adolf Hitler seizes control of the German military and puts Nazi followers in positions of power.  Elsewhere, the Thornton Wilder play, “Our Town,” opened on Broadway.  Meanwhile, Walt Disney’s animated feature, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” opened across the United States in general release.
  24. 1941 Tuesday: Armor from the British 8th Army occupies Maus, Libya, after driving the Italians out of the area.  Meanwhile, John Steel, future original drummer with the British rock band, the Animals[i], was born on this date in Gateshead, Durham County, England.  Finally, the United Service Organizations (USO) underwent establishment on this date.
  25. 1942 Wednesday: Clinton Pierce becomes the first U.S. general wounded in action in World War II.  As commander of the 26th Cavalry unit, aka the Philippine Scouts- he was leading troops in action against Imperial Japanese troops in the fight for the Bataan Peninsula.  He would deliver them one of their first defeats, albeit short-lived, but still a defeat.
  26. 1943 Thursday: Barry Beckett, keyboardist with numerous bands including the British rock group, Traffic[ii], was born on this date in Birmingham, Alabama.   Elsewhere, in the aftermath of the debacle at Stalingrad, German Army Group A under the command of General von Kleist were still fighting to head to the northwest from the Caucasus.  The major hub through which the army had to pass- the city of Rostov- was a problem because Red Army troops were approximately 40 miles from the city while the Germans were more than 300 miles to the east and fighting to reach it.  Still, the Germans were the masters of the fighting withdrawal and would do everything to reach it first.
  27. 1944 Friday: The U.S. 7th Army Division captures the Kwajalein Atoll from the Japanese in the Pacific Theater during World War II.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt authorized the Bronze Star Medal, which honors ‘heroic or meritorious achievement or service” on this date in history. 
  28. 1945 Sunday: The Yalta Conference in the Black Sea occurs as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Josef Stalin concurs on what must become of the world after the conclusion of World War II.
  29. 1947 Tuesday: The 44th vice president of the United States, 1989-1993—Republican, Dan Quayle—is born on this date in Indianapolis, Indiana.  He served under President George H.W. Bush from January 20, 1989, until January 20, 1993.
  30. 1948 Wednesday: Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) declares its independence from the United Kingdom.  Elsewhere, future rock vocalist Alice Cooper[iii], is born on this date in Detroit, Michigan.
  31. 1952 Monday: The first black executive of a major U.S. television station debuts: Jackie Robinson of WNBC of New York.  Meanwhile, Jerry Shirley, future drummer of the British rock band, Humble Pie[iv], was born on this date in Finchley, London, England.
  32. 1957 Monday: Smith-Corona Manufacturing Inc. of New York commenced selling portable electric typewriters on this date, with the first machine weighing in a whopping 19 pounds.
  33. 1959 Wednesday: Israel begins the exportation of copper ore.
  34. 1962 Sunday: A rare conjunction of the sun, moon, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn occurred on this date.
  35. 1964 Tuesday: The 24th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution—one that banned the poll tax—underwent ratification on this date.
  36. 1968 Sunday: The world’s largest hovercraft launched at Cowes, Isle of Wight, on this date.
  37. 1970 Wednesday: In Paradise, Nevada, heavyweight boxer Ken Norton scores a knockout of his opponent, Aaron Eastling at the 3:06 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout which puts his pro record to 13-0.
  38. 1971 Thursday: The National Guard mobilizes to quell rioting in Wilmington, North Carolina.  Meanwhile in England, automaker Rolls Royce declares bankruptcy.  
  39. 1972 Friday: Mariner 9, orbiting Mars, transmitted images of the red planet back to NASA headquarters located on earth.  Meanwhile, Senator Strom Thurmond suggests that former Beatle, John Lennon, be deported.
  40. 1974 Monday: The Symbionese Liberation Army kidnapped newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst in Berkeley, California.  Two months later, Hearst declared that she had joined her captors; she helped the SLA rob a bank, was captured in 1975, convicted for her role in the robbery, and sentenced to seven years in prison.  Hearst, who maintained she was a victim of brainwashing, served nearly two years before President Jimmy Carter, Democrat, commuted her sentence; she was pardoned in 2011 by another Democrat President, Bill Clinton.
  41. 1974 Monday A: In Los Angeles, California, future guitarist, keyboardist, and vocalist with the Smashing Pumpkins- Jeff Schroeder- is born on this date.  The band would achieve massive success but would burn out relatively quickly.
  42. 1976 Wednesday: More than 23,000 people died when a severe earthquake struck Guatemala with a magnitude of 7.5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
  43. 1977 Friday: Fleetwood Mac[v] releases one of the all-time greatest albums, “Rumours.”  This album would stay on the charts for months as the emotional turmoil occurring in the band had them producing some of the finest music the rock world had ever heard.  John and Christine McVie were at odds with one another, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks were undergoing problems, and Mick Fleetwood was caught in the middle.
  44. 1983 Friday: Pop singer-musician Karen Carpenter[vi] died in Downey, California, at age 67.
  45. 1985 Monday: The defense budget of President Ronald Reagan called for the tripling of expenditure on the Star Wars research program, one designed to protect the nation from incoming missiles.  Meanwhile, the 67th U.S. Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from February 04, 1985, to August 17, 1988.
  46. 1987 Wednesday: Pianist Liberace died at his Palm Springs, California, home at age 67 due to HIV disease.  Meanwhile, Congress overrides President Ronald Reagan’s veto of the Clean Water Act.
  47. 1989 Saturday: In Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Trevor Lucas of Fotheringay[vii] and the former husband of songstress and vocalist Sandy Denny died in his sleep at age 45, the victim of a heart attack.
  48. 1990 Sunday: Ten Israeli tourists are murdered near Cairo, Egypt.
  49. 1992 Tuesday: At the 2:27 minute mark in Round 1 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon scores a KO of his opponent, Jimmy Lee Smith, which puts his pro record to 36-3.  The fight occurred at the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  50. 1993 Thursday: Russian scientists unfurled a giant mirror in orbit and flashed a beam of sunlight across Europe during the night.  Observers saw it only as a momentary flash.
  51. 1994 Friday: Twenty people die in an armed assault on a mosque in Khartoum, Sudan, once again, another demonstration of the “religion of peace, Islam.”
  52. 1997 Tuesday: A civil jury in Santa Monica, California, found O.J. Simpson liable for the deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman.  The court awarded the family of Goldman $8.5 million, which set Simpson on a path to complete dissolution.
  53. 1999 Thursday: After actor Gary Coleman assaulted a fan seeking an autograph, a court sentenced him to a $400 fine, a 90-day suspended sentence, and ordered him to attend 52 anger-management classes.
  54. 2003 Tuesday: The lawmakers of Yugoslavia formally dissolved the nation and replaced it with a loose union of its remaining two republics, Serbia, and Montenegro.
  55. 2004 Wednesday: The creators of the social networking site Facebook.com launched it on this date.
  56. 2007 Sunday: The Indianapolis Colts beat the Chicago Bears by a score of 29-17 to win Super Bowl XLI at Dolphins’ Stadium in Miami, Florida.
  57. 2011 Friday: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei comments that the 2011 Egyptian protests and Tunisian uprisings are a result of “Islamic Awareness.”
  58. 2012 Saturday: Florence Green, the last-known living veteran from World War I, dies in England at age 110.  Meanwhile, GOP caucuses occur in both Nevada and Maine today with Mitt Romney the projected winner.
  59. 2013 Monday: At a University of Leicester media conference, it is announced that during a 2012 archeological dig in Leicester, the skeleton they unearthed is confirmed to be the remains of King Richard III of England.  Meanwhile, Reg Presley—lead vocalist of the British invasion band, the Troggs[viii]—suffered a stroke while combatting pneumonia and died on this date in his hometown of Andover, Hampshire, United Kingdom, at age 71.
  60. 2014 Tuesday: U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew urges Congress to increase the debt ceiling because the U.S. government debt is expected to hit $17.2 trillion soon.
  61. 2015 Wednesday: Hackers steal personal data on up to 80 million customers of health insurance provider Anthem, Inc.; though Anthem announces they will offer free credit monitoring to victims, such monitoring will not detect or prevent medical identity theft.
  62. 2016 Thursday: In Auckland, New Zealand, 12 nations- including the United States- sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.  Elsewhere, in an address to Finland’s parliament, the Finnish president tells his countrymen that the unending flow of Muslim migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers into the continent threatens to upend Western Civilization.  He’s right.
  63. 2017 Saturday: U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hold a phone call in which the two leaders meet and discuss the situation in the eastern portion of the former Soviet socialist republic, the Donbass, where the Russians are trying to break it off and to incorporate it into Russia.  Meanwhile, the Australian government announces it will continue to honor the deal it struck with the Obama administration to accept illegal aliens from Central America even though the U.S. has postponed doing its part of the agreement and that is taking Muslim refugees in the South Pacific.  We have enough problems as it is, we don’t need more people.
  64. 2018 Sunday: The Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl LII by pounding the New England Patriots, 41-33.  It was a great game and although Tom Brady played well, one could tell he was feeling his age.  It was the first Super Bowl victory for the Eagles, and they did it with backup quarterback Nick Foles.  Congratulations, Philly!  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson suggests the United States ‘could employ force in a coup attempt against the Maduro regime in Venezuela.’
  65. 2019 Monday: As things go from bad to worse in Venezuela, several European countries- namely Germany, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom- recognize opposition leader Juan Guiado as the interim leader of the devastated country.  This of course does not sit well with former bus driver and current president Nicolas Maduro.   Meanwhile, Virginia Governor Ralph “Blackface” Northam, Democrat, delays his decision on whether he will step down from office as he is still not sure if the picture in his college yearbook depicting him as either a member of the KKK or dressed in blackface is ‘really him.’  Come on, bigot, leave office NOW.
  66. 2020 Tuesday: Once again Democrats demonstrate they cannot steal an election properly.  Last night was the Iowa caucuses- ‘first in the nation’ (WHY?)- and the results have not yet been made available to the public.  Millions of Americans speculate that Joe Biden came in 4th or 5th and that either communist Bernie Sanders or Podunk town Mayor Pete came in at the top.  Therefore, Troy Price- chair of the IA Democratic Party- is doing everything possible to find more caucus results from outhouses and condemned buildings to flip the votes to CHOMO Joe Biden.  Disaster strikes again.  And the Democrats claim Donald Trump and the Republicans stole an election!  WTF!  Then, some results trickled out that showed Mayor Pete (26.9%) first followed by Sanders (25.1%) followed by Liz Warren (18.3%) followed by Joe Biden (15.6%) followed by Amy Klobuchar (12.6%).  The political dead were Andrew Yang (1.0%), Tom Steyer (less than 1%), Uncommitted (less than 1%), Michael Bloomberg (less than 1%) and Tulsi Gabbard (less than 1%).
  67. 2020 Tuesday A: COVID-19 continues raging around the world.  The Princess Cruise Lines Diamond Princess finds itself in Yokohama Bay, Japan, in quarantine with all its passengers onboard.  They cannot get off, they cannot leave, NO one will have them as they have Chi-Vi-infected people on the ship.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms announce the death toll has surpassed 400 victims and more than 20,000 ill people yet asks the United States ‘not to overreact’ as the U.S. seeks access to information.  Elsewhere, Hong Kong reports its first COVID-19 death making it the second person outside the PRC to succumb from the growing pandemic.   Finally, President Donald J. Trump delivers his third State of the Union Address and when he’s wrapping it up, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi takes his speech and rips it to shreds in front of the entire world.  Wow.  Boot this hag from the people’s house, please.  
  68. 2021 Thursday: The proponents of continuous war- aka the military-industrial-politico complex- seek to keep U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan despite threats from the Taliban as to what might happen to them if they halt the withdrawal.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden has put a freeze on troop withdrawals from Germany and their redeployment elsewhere, something the previous president sought due to Germany closely tying itself to Vladimir Putin’s Russia.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has ordered a military-wide standdown so the military can root through all its WHITE members seeking to uncover racism, bigotry, homophobia, transphobia, Islamophobia, and whatever else is the ‘in’ thing at the moment.  It will accomplish this by going through all social media posts of its white servicemembers.  Although they are NOT saying they are exclusively singling out whites, we know that they are.  Such is the modern-day United States of America.   Speaking of all this latent racism and bigotry among white people, what does Joe Biden do at the prayer breakfast?  He calls out ‘political’ extremism meaning ‘white supremacism,’ something that NO longer exists.  What a world in which, we live…
  69. 2021 Thursday A: California Governor Gavin Newsom, Democrat, is holding off on naming a replacement to fill outgoing AG Xavier Becerra until after he’s been confirmed as the next secretary of Health and Human Services.  There is a possibility he won’t because he is such a whacked-out, far-left nut that he might not make it although in this time, it appears the ‘crazier the better.’  Meanwhile, Politico reports that the recall of Governor Newsom now is ‘unavoidable’ seeing as how he has few if any remaining supporters.  He has proven to be a greater disaster than Governor Gray Davis ever was, another Democrat who was recalled about 16 years ago.
  70. 2021 Thursday B: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce urges- implores- Joe Biden to compromise on the COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus bill as the 46th president considers bypassing the GOP.  Meanwhile, in a nod to Joe Biden, the U.S. Supreme Court announces it will NOT hear oral arguments in Trump-related immigration cases.  Next, union officials from the state of Alabama are meeting with the 46th president to discuss the ongoing case of unionizing the Amazon.com fulfillment center in the state.  Amazon is resisting its employees demands for union protections while labor leaders are determined to force the online retail giant to buckle under to their demands.
  71. 2021 Thursday C: Kamran Abbasi- editor of the British Medical Journal- has accused world governments of ‘social murder’ over their mishandling of the Chinese Virus Crisis.  Regarding the Chi-Com Virus, the CDC says, “Inoculating teachers is not necessary to reopen schools” yet public schools remain closed while private schools are up and running.  Speaking of schools, San Francisco Mayor London Breed and the San Francisco School District is at war with one another as the mayor demands they reopen the schools while the school unions tell her to go f**k herself.  We say someone must be brave like Ronald Reagan was with the air traffic controllers, give them an ultimatum to open or get fired and then when they won’t reopen, fire the entire flipping lot of these scurrilous scumbags.  It is the ONLY thing to do.
  72. 2021 Thursday D: Following the House GOP vote to keep censured Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney in her leadership post, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy calls for ‘UNITY’ while forcing Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene to apologize for ALL her statements prior to becoming a member of Congress.  Our California colleagues inform us that they will NO longer vote for Congressman McCarthy, even if it means Democrats take his seat.  Enough is enough is what they say.  Speaking of Congresswoman Greene, she can no longer serve on any committees.  After all, upstanding Illinois RINO Adam Kinzinger says ‘Greene cannot serve unless she proves she is ‘contrite’ for her past actions.  Speaking of political corruption and the like, New York state lawmakers are fighting to block Attorney General Letitia James investigation into all the deaths Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo has caused and tried to coverup.  Wow.
  73. 2021 Thursday E:  Recently appointed to a three-year term on the Council of the Administration Conference of the United States, Trump appointee Roger Severino- asked on Wednesday to resign or be fired by the 46th president- has filed a lawsuit against ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden for wrongful termination.  Good.  People must fight back against fascism wherever they find it.  Speaking of ‘Pro-China Joe,’ the 46th president is considering sending every American (Chi-Com-manufactured) face masks so as to fight the Wuhan Bat Flu running amok around the world.  Sadly, like most masks, they will end up blowing across the streets and highways of the country, collecting along fence lines, in gutters, and everywhere else as do billions of plastic bags.   Most people are not going to wear this crap, Joe, so please, don’t waste taxpayer dollars on Chi-Com facemasks.   Speaking of Mr. Biden, son, Hunter’s ‘memoirs’ are coming out in April, entitled, “How I raked in Billions while smoking Crack and banging Prepubescent Girls.”  We’re really looking forward to this book!  (We don’t know what the title really is, but wouldn’t it be great if this were the title?)
  74. 2021 Thursday F: With the Biden COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus bill coming soon to a town near you, several Kroger stores in California are already closing down as they cannot afford the increased minimum wage to $15 per hour that is included within it.  Hell, NO one can so expect millions of other stores to call it quits over the course of the year and the OMB claims everything will be peachy-keen by mid-year.  What a load of crap.  Meanwhile, there was an 80-percent jump in gun sales in January 2021.  Heck, several of our members went out and beefed up their gun collections while some of our California members put them into secure sites while informing law enforcement they were missing.  NO one is going to hand over firearms.   Speaking of weapons, U.S. Envoy to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Robert Wood says the ‘Biden administration is going to pursue arms control and engagement with the Chi-Coms.’  Woo-oo!  Next, famed attorney Lin Wood is now under investigation for VOTER FRAUD.  Finally, famed Watergate plumber Eugenio Martinez has died at the age of 98.   
  75. 2021 Thursday G: In the House of Representatives, Marjorie Taylor Greene has been removed by a party line vote- 218 to 210- from her two major committee assignments- Education & Labor and Budget.  Democrats are exuberant and Republicans silent.  What they are doing is making Greene bigger than before which is what the Dems are also doing to former President Donald J. Trump by demanding he appear at the ‘re-impeachment trial’ next week and testifying under oath.   Although the Democrats do not believe this, they are going to be punished by voters more ways than one because even if H.R. 1 becomes law, Republicans are already converting legions of illegal aliens to vote GOP in next year’s mid-terms.  Two can play the same game, folks.
  76. 2021 Thursday H: Here are today’s stats for the Wuhan Flu, planet first: 104,684,395 confirmed cases, +435,785, 2,277,590, confirmed deaths, +13,798, and 58,164,975 confirmed recoveries, +271,687.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 26,791,783 confirmed cases, up 60,966 from yesterday’s reporting, 454,392 confirmed deaths, UP 1,365, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as last week’s.  NOTE- in the White House 16 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 49,580 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?
  77. 2021 Thursday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,366,597 confirmed cases, 42,466 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,187 confirmed cases, 416 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: 319,502 confirmed cases, 4,466 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- New York: currently, thanks to Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, they have 1,444,199 confirmed cases, 43,687 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 668,874 confirmed cases, 4,948 confirmed deaths, and 589,311 confirmed recoveries.    For the heck of it, let’s look at another country- Russia: currently, they have 3,917,918 confirmed cases of the dreaded Chi-Vi, 75,205 confirmed deaths, and 3,389,913 confirmed recoveries.   In other Chinese Virus news, Johnson & Johnson is seeking the FDA to give their one-shot Wuhan Flu vaccine the go-ahead necessary with which to start getting it into the arms of the American people.
  78. 2021 Thursday J:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,055.86, UP 332.26 points (+1.08%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,777.74, UP 167.20 points (+1.23%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,871.74, UP 41.57 points (+1.09%).  The price of GOLD is $1,796.40 per troy oz., +5.20 (+0.29%) while the price of SILVER is $26.43 per troy ounce, +0.20 (+0.75%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,107.20 per troy oz, +0.04 (+0.36%) while the price of COPPER is $3.56 per pound, +0.01 (+0.18%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,280.70 per troy oz, +4.10 (+0.18%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $56.59 per barrel, +0.36 (+0.64%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.37.  Next, $1.00 U.S. = 0.000027 Bitcoin (BTC).  In other economic news, Shell Oil’s profits have slumped to their lowest level in 20 years.  Thank you, Joe Biden.
  79. 2021 Thursday K: The Jeffrey Epstein fund for victims has abruptly halted its payouts.  No one is sure as to WHY?  Meanwhile, as the truth continues coming about Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, birth name Sandy Cortez, and her ‘terrifying moments in the Capitol Complex on January 6, when Antifa-led mobs stormed the Capitol Building, we learn she was not even present.  She was nowhere near the action so as the truth continues coming out, she has been yanking down tweets and videos so as not to embarrass herself.  Girl- you are already embarrassed.  Elsewhere, the attorneys for Donald Trump says he WON’T answer a demand from his inquisitors to show up for next week’s SHOW TRIAL in the U.S. Senate.  Speaking of President Trump, he resigned from the Screen Actors Guild today.  Why should he?  It’s a kangaroo court.  Finally, state legislators are going to town on Governor Tony Evers’ MASK MANDATE.  No one is going to wear this crap.  It’s over and done.
  80. 2021 Thursday L:   The U.S. Border Patrol is reporting its agents are being overrun by tens of thousands of illegal aliens.  Mexican states along the border with the U.S. no longer are accepting returns of illegal aliens so the illegals are ‘caught’ and then ‘released’ into the interior of the United States.  Without Donald Trump in the White House, Democrats plans of social re-engineering the United States into a Third World S-hole country are underway.  Meanwhile, a report says that during the four years Donald Trump spent in the White House, he lost half his net worth.  Elsewhere, Joe Biden threatens to amp up restrictions on the Russians if they fail to free Alexei Navalny.  Russia responds with ‘bug off.’   Finally, following Congressman Matt Gaetz asking House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, to recite the Pledge of Allegiance ahead of every meeting, Nadler tells his GOP colleague, more or less, to ‘bug off’ like the Russians told Joe Biden on Navalny.  Wow.  Patriotism (or lack of it on the part of the Democrats).
  81. 2021 Thursday M: We learned that someone has made off with 10# of C-4 plastic explosive from a USMC base in California, most likely Camp Pendleton.  NOT good.  Meanwhile, a federal judge in Oregon says it’s ‘okay’ for state officials to provide COVID-19 immunizations to prisoners in the state’s hoosegows.  They will receive their immunizations before senior citizens and schoolteachers.  There you go.  Next, Joe Biden revives the old stories of being ‘shot at while overseas’ in much the same way Hillary Clinton used to tell comparable stories.  It’s all bogus but it makes for good tall tales told around campfires late at night.  Elsewhere, freshman Republican Congressman Madison Cawthorne says he has ‘no regrets’ about speaking at the Stop the Steal Rally in Washington, D.C., on January 6, the day of the Antifa-led storming of the Capitol Building. 
  82. 2021 Thursday N: Speaking of the Stop the Steal Rally on January 6, Tucker Carlson reported something extremely disturbing tonight on his show on Fox News Channel.  He reported that Bank of America is actively investigating charges made by its customers between January 5-7, 2021, in and around Washington, D.C., in the hope of locating ‘Pro-Trump extremists and white supremacists’ so it can then hand the over to federal law enforcement.  IF you were in D.C. on those dates and bought a donut and a coffee, BOA handed that information over to the feds who have already knocked on doors and questioned people.  Wow.  Is this the bank with which you want to do business?  Not us, we are closing our accounts as quickly as we can.  Meanwhile, returning to the story mentioned first above in “L,” the Border Patrol reports that it has arrested 11 Iranians attempting to cross the border into the United States from Mexico.  NOT GOOD. 
  83. 2021 Thursday O: First-time unemployment claims have fallen the third straight week in a row, down to 779,000 jobless claims for a total of 17.8 million Americans on government assistance.  However, as soon as the minimum wage rises to $15 per hour, we expect there will be 1.5 million jobless claims in the first week with 750,000 to one million per week after that.  Add to that the numbers of illegal aliens now being permitted into the country, and we expect by late March-early April to see an economic depression rivaling that of 1929.  Secure your wealth, hide your funds, troubled times are coming.  There is no way the TRIPLE THREAT of (1) a higher minimum wage combined with (2) the ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions plus (3) a sudden vast pool of low-skilled to unskilled labor is going to cause what the OMB says is going to be a massive economic recovery by June 2021.  We haven’t even included skyrocketing energy costs thanks to the cessation of fracking on federal lands yet.  It’s going to be BAD.  Elsewhere, Joe Biden will no longer provide support to the Saudi-led war in neighboring Yemen in the fight against Iran and their proxies, the Houthi rebels.  Yet another pro-Iranian policy.
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[i] We began presenting the music of the Animals, of Eric Burdon and the Animals, of Eric Burdon, Eric Burdon and War, and War beginning on Monday, 08-June-2015 and the presentation ran through Sunday, 02-August-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider making them a part of your listening pleasure.

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

[iii] We hope to offer the music of Alice Cooper one day so please keep posted until we do.  We think you will appreciate them, especially the original band.

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

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[vi] You just never know when we will do the music of the Carpenters.

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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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32. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 01, 2022

1968 Thursday: During the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, the photo seen around the world: Saigon police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes a captured Viet Cong officer with a bullet shot to the head. This would cause outrage around the First World with many claiming it to be an atrocity. We, however, have a different view: the guy was a communist terrorist and under the rules of modern warfare had NO rights whatsoever. The military codes in existence around the world recognize that terrorists, spies, guerillas, and others operating out of uniform can be executed in the field.

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32. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 01, 2022:

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Acting U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder; U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge; Acting U.S. DHS Secretary James Loy; U.S. Secretaries of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, John F. Kerry, and Rex Tillerson; U.S. Transportation Secretaries Claude Brinegar and Andrew L. Lewis Jr.; U.S. Treasury Secretaries L. M. Shaw, William G. McAdoo, Carter Glass, and Donald Regan; U.S. Secretary of War William Howard Taft; U.S. Senator Mike Enzi; the Doors featuring Jim Morrison, the Mothers of Invention featuring Jimmy Carl Black, the Ohio Players featuring Cornelius Johnson, Rick “Super Freak” James, Steve Hackett Band featuring Nick Magnus, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers featuring Mike Campbell:

  1. 772 Tuesday: The 91st Roman Catholic Pope Adrian I assumed his position as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until December 26, 795.
  2. 900 Monday: The 117th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict IV assumed his post on this date.  He would guide his fellow Catholics until July 30, 903.  
  3. 1587 Sunday: English Queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuart’s death sentence, which sends her to the headsman for dispatch.
  4. 1662 Wednesday: The Dutch garrison on the island of Formosa surrenders to Chinese pirates.  This would prove to be a bad mistake.
  5. 1691 Thursday: The 241st Roman Catholic Pope Alexander VIII ended his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first assumed his holy post on October 06, 1689.  
  6. 1720 Thursday: Sweden and Prussia sign a peace treaty.
  7. 1742 Thursday: Sardinia and Austria sign a peace treaty.
  8. 1788 Friday: Isaac Briggs and William Longstreet patented the steamboat on this date.
  9. 1789 Friday: The French military drives the Chinese out of the Vietnamese city of Thang Long.  The French Foreign Legion suffers tremendous casualties in the heavy fighting against the Chinese Black Flag interlopers but emerge victorious in the end.  
  10. 1790 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court convened for the first time in New York; however, since only three of the six justices were present, the court recessed until the next day.
  11. 1793 Friday: Ralph Hodgson patented oiled silk on this date.
  12. 1810 Thursday: The census of the United States is at this point in the nation’s history: 7,239,881 (white) and black, 1,377,808.  Meanwhile, the first insurance company managed by blacks in the nation is the American Insurance Company of Philadelphia.
  13. 1842 Tuesday: In New York City, the “City Dispatch Post” commenced operations.  The business began operations as a private company and was the first to introduce adhesive postage stamps in the western hemisphere.  However, a few months later, the U.S. government bought the company and renamed it “United States City Dispatch Post.”
  14. 1860 Wednesday: Morris Raphall is the first rabbi to open the session of the House of Representatives does so on this date.
  15. 1861 Friday: Texas becomes the seventh state to secede from the Union.
  16. 1862 Saturday: “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” a poem written by Julia Ward Howe, was first published in the Atlantic Monthly.
  17. 1865 Wednesday: During the Civil War, Union forces led by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman began the Carolina Campaign as they invaded South Carolina.  Meanwhile, John S. Rock, the first black lawyer to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, wins admittance to the bar of that body.
  18. 1871 Wednesday: Georgia’s Jefferson Long is the first black to make an official speech in the U.S. House of Representatives; the topic is opposition to leniency towards former Confederates.
  19. 1884 Friday: The first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary hit publication on today’s date.
  20. 1893 Wednesday: Thomas A. Edison completed work on the world’s first motion picture studio in West Orange, New Jersey.
  21. 1896 Saturday: Giacomo Puccini’s opera “La Boehme” premiered in Turin.
  22. 1898 Tuesday: The Travelers Insurance Company issued the first automobile insurance policy to Dr. Truman Martin of Buffalo, N.Y.  Dr. Martin paid $11.25 for the policy, which provided him with $5,000 in liability coverage.
  23. 1900 Thursday:  Eastman Kodak Co. introduced the $1 Brownie box camera.
  24. 1902 Saturday: The 43rd U.S. Treasury Secretary L. M. Shaw assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from February 01, 1902, to March 03, 1907.
  25. 1904 Monday: The 42nd U.S. Secretary of War William Howard Taft assumed his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from today until he left office on June 30, 1908.
  26. 1913 Saturday: Grand Central Terminal aka ‘Grand Central Station,’ opened in New York City.  In so doing, it became the largest train station in the entire world.
  27. 1915 Monday: The Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes begins on the Eastern Front during World War I.  The battle would rage between Central Powers forces and Russian troops until February 22, 1915.
  28. 1917 Thursday: During World War I, Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz of Germany announces a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
  29. 1918 Friday: During World War I- the Central Powers recognize the newly formed Ukrainian People’s Republic.  The Ukrainians have always looked to the West- most notably towards Germany- and would side with the Axis once Operation Barbarossa erupted in June 1941 much to their detriment. 
  30. 1919 Saturday: Pageant organizers in New York City crowned the first Miss America winner.
  31. 1920 Sunday: The 47th U.S. Treasury Secretary Carter Glass stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from December 16, 1918, until today.
  32. 1922 Wednesday: In one of Hollywood’s most enduring mysteries, unknown assailant(s) shot movie director William Desmond Taylor to death in his home; law enforcement has never solved the crime.
  33. 1924 Friday: Great Britain formally recognizes the Soviet Union.
  34. 1930 Saturday: The Times published its first crossword puzzle on this date.
  35. 1938 Tuesday: Future rock drummer Jimmy Carl Black—who would play with the Mothers of Invention and the Grandmothers[i] among other groups—is born in El Paso, Texas, on this date.
  36. 1940 Thursday: During the Winter War, the Soviets launch a new offensive against Finland.
  37. 1941 Saturday: In Washington, D.C., the nation’s former 46th U.S. Treasury Secretary William G. McAdoo died at age 77.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 06, 1913, to December 15, 1918, and then became U.S. senator from California.
  38. 1942 Sunday: The Voice of America broadcast its first program to Europe, relaying it through the facilities of the British Broadcasting Corporation in London, Great Britain.
  39. 1943 Monday: The federal government authorized one of America’s most highly decorated military units, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, made up almost exclusively of Japanese Americans, on this date.  Meanwhile in Norway, the German occupiers make Vidkun Quisling the premier.  Elsewhere in the aftermath of the Stalingrad campaign, 24 German generals head into captivity while more than 90,000 survivors of the campaign- what’s left of five German and Axis allied armies- march into captivity.  The Russians captured a massive stockpile of military hardware, weapons, and even aircraft, railway cars and locomotives.  This victory would remain with the Red Army through the end of the war.
  40. 1944 Tuesday: Future Republican Senator Mike Enzi who would enter the U.S. Senate representing the state of Wyoming on January 03, 1997, is born in Bremerton, Washington, on this date.
  41. 1945 Thursday: Ecuador declares war on Germany and Japan.
  42. 1946 Friday: Norwegian political leader Trygve Lie won election to be the first secretary-general of the United Nations.
  43. 1948 Sunday: In Buffalo, New York, future rocker Rick “Super Freak” James is born.  He would electrify audiences in the 1970s and 1980s with his wild stage shows and crazy abandon.  He was a must-see act back in the day.
  44. 1950 Wednesday: Future lead guitarist, Mike Campbell, who would play with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[ii] 1975-present, is born on this date in Panama City, Florida.
  45. 1951 Thursday: The United Nations condemns the People’s Republic of China as the aggressor in Korea.
  46. 1952 Friday: Tunisia revolts against the French colonial management.
  47. 1955 Tuesday: Future keyboardist Nick Magnus who would play in Steve Hackett’s[iii] solo band is born in Emsworth, Hampshire, England on this date.
  48. 1957 Friday: Pilot PH Young is the first black to pilot a U.S. commercial airliner.
  49. 1958 Saturday: Egypt and Syria announce plans to merge into the United Arab Republic.
  50. 1959 Sunday: Men in Switzerland rejected giving women the right to vote by a more than 2-1 referendum margin; however, in 1971, Swiss women gained the right to vote.
  51. 1960 Monday: Four black college students began a sit-in protest at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina where white foodservice workers refused them service.
  52. 1965 Monday: Martin Luther King and 700 fellow demonstrators suffer arrest in Selma, Alabama.   Elsewhere, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, heavyweight boxer Floyd Patterson wins a 12-round unanimous decision over Canadian slugger, George Chuvalo to put his pro record to 42-4 while that of the Canuck went to 29-9-2.
  53. 1968 Thursday: During the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, the photo seen around the world: Saigon police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes a captured Viet Cong officer with a bullet shot to the head.  This would cause outrage around the First World with many claiming it to be an atrocity.  We, however, have a different view: the guy was a communist terrorist and under the rules of modern warfare had NO rights whatsoever.  The military codes in existence around the world recognize that terrorists, spies, guerillas, and others operating out of uniform can be executed in the field.[iv]  We believe the ONLY GOOD communist is a DEAD COMMUNIST.  Meanwhile, Richard M. Nixon announced his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.
  54. 1969 Saturday: During a concert stop in Florida, the cops arrest Jim Morrison of the Doors[v] for indecent exposure.
  55. 1972 Tuesday: In Warren, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a 6th round knockout in a scheduled 10-round bout over opponent, Ted Gullick to put his pro record to 35-2.
  56. 1975 Saturday: The nation’s 3rd U.S. Transportation Secretary Claude Brinegar left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from February 02, 1973, until today.  
  57. 1978 Wednesday: Director Roman Polanski skips bail and flees to France after pleading guilty to charges of having sex with a 13-year-old girl.
  58. 1979 Thursday: Patricia Hearst walks from a prison in San Francisco, California.  A jury convicted her of aiding the Symbionese Liberation Army in the robbing of some banks a few years back.  Elsewhere, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini received a tumultuous welcome in Tehran as he ended nearly 15 years of exile.
  59. 1980 Friday: In Louisville, Kentucky, heavyweight boxer Michael Spinks wins an 8-round unanimous decision over opponent, Johnny Wilburn, to put his pro record to 10-0.  Meanwhile, in Chicago, Illinois, heavyweight boxer James “Quick” Tillis scores a 10-round unanimous decision over opponent, Roy Wallace, to put his professional record to 13-0.
  60. 1983 Tuesday: The nation’s 7th U.S. Transportation Secretary Andrew L. Lewis Jr., left office on this date.  A Republican, Secretary Lewis served under President Ronald Reagan from January 23, 1981, until today.
  61. 1985 Friday: The 66th U.S. Treasury Secretary Donald Regan stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 22, 1981, until today.
  62. 1987 Sunday: Terry Williams won the largest slot machine payoff at the time, $4.9 million after getting four lucky 7s on a machine in Reno, Nevada.
  63. 1988 Monday: Actress Heather O’Rourke who costarred in the 1982 movie, “Poltergeist” died in San Diego, California, at age 12.
  64. 1992 Saturday: In Paradise, Nevada, Michael “ Double M” Moorer wins a 10-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Mike White, to put his professional heavyweight boxing record to 27-0.  Also on the card, English heavyweight boxer Lennox Lewis wins a 10-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Levi Billups, to put his pro record to 19-0.
  65. 1995 Wednesday: British rock performer Richey Edwards, 27, disappeared after witnesses last seeing him in London; no one has ever determined his fate.
  66. 2001 Thursday: Acting U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder- the 78.1st AG- stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, until today.
  67. 2003 Saturday: The space shuttle Columbia broke up during re-entry, killing all seven of its crewmembers: commander Rick Husband; pilot William McCool; payload commander Michael Anderson; mission specialists Kalpana Chawla, David Brown, and Laurel Clark; and payload specialist Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli in space.
  68. 2004 Sunday: At least 250 Muslim pilgrims die when crushed to death during the annual stoning of Satan ritual in Mena Valley, Saudi Arabia.  In the U.S. at Super Bowl XXXVIII, the New England Patriots beat the Carolina Panthers 32-29.
  69. 2005 Tuesday: The nation’s first U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from January 24, 2003, until today.  His replacement- the 1.1st Acting U.S. DHS Secretary James Loy assumed office on this date.  He would serve until February 15, 2005.
  70. 2009 Sunday: Cornelius Johnson—longtime drummer with the funk-rock-soul band, the Ohio Players[vi]—died on this date.
  71. 2010 Monday: President Barack Obama proposes a $3.8-trillion budget for fiscal year 2011, which projects a record-high budget deficit of $1.6 trillion in 2010.  Elsewhere, movie producer David Brown (“Jaws,” “Cocoon,” and “A Few Good Men”), 93, died in New York.
  72. 2011 Tuesday: In Tahir Square in Cairo, the largest protest yet takes place against the regime of Hosni Mubarak; two million people vow to remain there until he steps down and leaves the country.
  73. 2012 Wednesday: In Washington State, the legislature passes a bill allowing same-sex marriage.   Meanwhile, the parent company of American Airlines announces plans to lay off 15-percent of its workforce- 13,000 jobs- within the next few weeks.  Elsewhere, Facebook announces it will soon offer its initial public offering, its IPO, as it files to go public.  Big mistake, folks, we should have strangled this evil baby in its crib.
  74. 2013 Friday: The 67th U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton steps down from her post and Senator John F. Kerry succeeds her as the nation’s 68th.  Kerry would serve in this capacity until the end of Barack Obama’s second term.  As for Hillary, she was then-Senator Barack Hussein Obama’s main rival in the bid for the 2008 Democratic Party’s presidential nominee.  A hard-fought race, she eventually lost to the senator from Illinois but once he won the White House, she became head of the State Department.  She served as secretary of state from January 21, 2009, until today.  
  75. 2014 Saturday: The U.S. State Department completes its long-delayed review of the Keystone XL Pipeline and notes that it would not significantly increase greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.  Yet Barack Obama will not approve it.
  76. 2015 Sunday: In Super Bowl XLIX, the New England Patriots beat the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks 28-24 in a game that seesawed back-and-forth.  New England quarterback, Tom Brady, set a new Super Bowl record by passing for his 12-touchdown pass in a Super Bowl surpassing Joe Montana’s record of 11.  He also has played in six Super Bowls, a new record, winning four and losing two.  In winning #6, he is in a class with only Terry Bradshaw and Joe Montana, both of whom won four Super Bowls each.  Finally, he was the MVP of Super Bowl XLIX—God bless him and congratulations to the team!
  77. 2016 Monday: The World Health Organization lists the Zika virus outbreak going in parts of the globe as a global public health emergency requiring nations to step up to combat this scourge that harms unborn babes in their mothers’ wombs.  Meanwhile, the Iowa caucuses occur today what with Hillary Clinton narrowly winning the Democratic Party’s votes which makes her the first woman to win such an event.  On the other side, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas wins the GOP caucus making him the first American Hispanic to win such an event.  Republican Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas governor drops his bid while Democrat former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley follows suit.
  78. 2017 Wednesday: The 69th U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson assumes his post on this date.  A Republican, he would serve under President Donald J. Trump until the 45th president fired him on March 31, 2018, for being out of step with the administration.  Elsewhere, the British House of Commons with a vote of 498 to 114 supports moving ahead with Brexit.
  79. 2018 Thursday: In Los Angeles, California, at the Sal Castro Middle School, a 12-year-old female shoots two 15-year-old male students, wounding them seriously along with three other people.  She is taken into custody by law enforcement.  Elsewhere, President Trump upsets Democrats and the FBI when he says he is going to release a controversial Russia probe memo drafted by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-CA.  Wah, wah, wah, it’s all BS.
  80. 2019 Friday: After embarrassing photos come to light showing Virginia Democrat Governor Ralph Northam, either depicting him in Ku Klux Klan attire or dressed in blackface, BOTH Republicans and Democrats demand the worthless POS to resign.  He won’t.   Elsewhere, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker announces he is going to seek the 2020 Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.
  81. 2020 Saturday: In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, armed members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- attack multiple areas and murder at least 62 civilians and wound hundreds of others.  Government forces go in hot pursuit to stop the bloody uprisings.   Meanwhile, as the COVID-19 Chi-Com virus continues sweeping around the world, Kiribati in the Pacific Ocean region bans all travelers from communist China.  All other arriving travelers from countries with known cases of the Wuhan scourge must isolate for 14 days.  Elsewhere, following the Trump peace plan for the Middle East is known, the Palestinians do what they do best and that is to sever all ties with both the United States and Israel and cry to the few nations still supporting them for succor.
  82. 2021 Monday:  The Republic of (FREE) China- Taiwan- says that Chi-Com warplanes have violated its airspace with increasing regularity.  We suspect the communists in Beijing are gauging the nation’s air defenses in preparation for an attack.   Next, the Biden administration demands the military junta in Myanmar to stand down NOW which could be the first major foreign policy challenge of the new administration.  Big whoop.  Elsewhere, a major storm is hammering the northeastern part of the United States which is permitting left-wing governors to call off vaccinating their citizens against the Chinese Virus.  Speaking of the Chi-Com influenza, a researcher who developed the saliva test to detect the virus has just died.  Finally, the WHO team in Wuhan, China, is going to meet with the provincial CDC who will tell them, “NOTHING TO SEE HERE.”  Speaking of the Kung Flu, the Chinese have a new method of testing for their lab-engineered pandemic, first reported by Rush Limbaugh on his radio program LAST week- an anal swab.  Images of Chinese citizens walking like penguins following this horribly invasive test is all over the place.  What a bunch of sick f**ks.
  83. 2021 Monday A: Famed attorney Alan Dershowitz has nominated Jared Kushner to receive the Nobel Peace Prize over his amazing efforts to bring about peace in the Middle East via the Abraham Accords.  Mr. Dershowitz also says the ‘news media cherry-picks all speeches of former President Donald J. Trump’ so as to shape the anti-Trump ‘narrative.’  Speaking of Mr. Trump, his Super PAC- Save America- has amassed $30.9 million in the past couple of months.  Next, a bunch of moderate RINO Republicans is hopeful that President Joe Biden (or Barack Hussein Obama- the voice in his ear) will listen to their counterproposal of a $618 billion Chi-Vi relief bill.  Don’t be silly, you ninnies, they are not going to listen to you.  Period.   Meanwhile, a GOP group in the Peach State is launching a “Stop Stacey” (Abrams) group.   Finally, loser Congressman Adam Kinzinger, R-Illinois, is forming an anti-Trump PAC.  Go for it, Adam, it’s going to be fun watching you go down next year.  POS.
  84. 2021 Monday B: GOP lawmakers are asking the Federal Elections Commission if it’s permissible to use campaign donations to fund bodyguards.  Meanwhile, House Dems are trying to bully House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, into stripping Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA, of her committee assignments.  In other disturbing news, it now appears that Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Republican, has drunk from the well of Kool-Aid and last week threw President Donald J. Trump under the bus blaming the 45th president’s ‘speech’ for what happened on January 6, 2021.  NOT an effective way to seek to remain a stalwart in the GOP there, senator, especially when evidence continues mounting showing that the riot was planned weeks ahead of the day of the mob riots.  We know the pipe bombs were planted the previous day. 
  85. 2021 Monday C: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 103,090,224 confirmed cases, +250,043, 2,230,829, confirmed deaths, +5,527, and 57,160,018 confirmed recoveries, +185,109.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 26,440,519 confirmed cases, up 132,229 from yesterday’s reporting, 446,267 confirmed deaths, UP 2,450, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- no update in more than a week- what’s up with that?
  86. 2021 Monday D: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,327,578 confirmed cases, 40,988 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: 315,785 confirmed cases, 4,369 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- American Samoa: currently, they have 3 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 3 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 643,435 confirmed cases, 4,796 confirmed deaths, and 572,511 confirmed recoveries.   
  87. 2021 Monday E:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,211.91, UP 229.21 points (+0.76%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,403.39, UP 332.70 points (+2.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,773.86, UP 59.62 points (+1.61%).  The price of GOLD is $1,863.80 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $29.25 per troy ounce, -0.168 (-0.57%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,138.80 per troy oz, 0.00 (0.00%) while the price of COPPER is $3.55 per pound, +0.0055 (+0.16%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,208.40 per troy oz, -113.90 (-4.90%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $53.54 per barrel, -0.01 (-0.04%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.36.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.
  88. 2021 Monday F: U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announces the LGBTQIA+ pride flag will fly at ALL U.S. embassies around the world during pride month festivities.   Next, the Dems move to pass their $1.9 trillion ‘COVID-19 relief bill/stimulus bill’ sans any GOP support even though 10 moderate to RINO Republicans are trying to meet with President Joe Biden.   Next, some moron nominates Black Lives Matter for a Nobel Peace Prize after the scum rioted all summer long, burned buildings, harmed, and murdered cops, and ran amok in the streets of America.  Elsewhere, Dems are seeking to hold hearings for Biden attorney-general nominee Merrick Garland sometime later this month.   Meanwhile, homicide rates in 2020 jumped 30-percent from the previous year.   Finally, moron Congresswoman Jackie Speier urges President Joe Biden to declare WHITE SUPREMACISM AND VIOLENT EXTREMISM (unless it’s committed by Antifa and Black Lives Matter) as a NATIONAL SECURITY THREAT.  Wow.  These losers are truly pushing the ball, folks…
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[i] 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.

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

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

[iv] Something else of importance to note is that the U.S. was a guest of the South Vietnamese, helping them fight off the communist threat from North Vietnam and from communist thugs- the Viet Cong- in the South.  Thus, they had the right to do whatever they deemed necessary to do.  At the time of the execution, the battle was in full swing with the outcome possibly in doubt, so the SV police official did what he felt he had to do.  It is what it is and one other thing everyone should remember: IF you are going to fight a war against guerillas, do not allow the press free access to combat operations.  We believe we lost the war in South Vietnam because of two important issues: (1) the military did not capture territory and then hold it as it did in every previous war but beat the enemy and then allowed them to return the moment we left.  (2) The press cost us the war because it portrayed nothing but negative images to the home front, thus sapping the American people’s will to fight and helping sow the seeds of division by creating dissension among the American public.  Virtually every older scumbag in left-wing news today got their start shaping the antiwar movement in the 1960s and especially after 1968.  

[v] We began offering the music of the Doors on Saturday, 18-February-2012 and concluded them on Monday, 02-April-2012.  We encourage everyone to seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[vi] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band.  The Ohio Players are amazing and what is even more exciting is the fact that the band is still alive today and performing to this day.

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62. 2017 Thursday: Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto cancels a meeting with President Donald J. Trump that was going to occur next week, citing the American president’s promise of building a wall between the two countries so the U.S. can stop the mass invasion from which, Mexico’s corrupt leaders profit in a variety of ways.

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26. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2022:

Vice President Nelson Rockefeller; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Alfred Moore, George Shiras Jr.; U.S. Attorneys General Edmund Randolph, Augustus Garland, Harry M. Daugherty, and Griffin Bell; Acting U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburg; U.S. Secretaries of State John Foster Dulles, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, and Anthony Blinken; Acting U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Bennett Smith; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Lyman J. Gage, Timothy Geithner, and Janet Yellen; U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand; the Climax Blues Band featuring Derek Holt, Fairport Convention featuring Ashley Hutchings, Little River Band featuring David Briggs, Mountain featuring Corky Laing, the Ohio Players featuring Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner and Vincent “Vinny Wu” Thomas, and Van Halen featuring Eddie Van Halen:

  1. 66 Tuesday: Astronomers report the fifth recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet.
  2. 1340 Tuesday: English King Edward III proclaimed king of France.
  3. 1666 Tuesday: France declares war against Britain and Munster. 
  4. 1784 Monday: In a letter to his daughter Sally, Benjamin Franklin expressed unhappiness over the choice of the eagle as the symbol of America; and stated his own preference: the turkey.
  5. 1788 Saturday: The first European settlers in Australia, led by Captain Arthur Phillip, landed in present-day Sydney.  Originally, the group settled at Botany Bay eight days before but today is the day the citizens of the island continent celebrate as “Australia Day.”
  6. 1794 Sunday: The first U.S. Attorney General of the United States Edmund Randolph stepped down from office on this date.  A Federalist, he served under President George Washington from September 26, 1789, until today.
  7. 1804 Thursday: The nation’s 12th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Alfred Moore left the nation’s high court on this date.  A Federalist, President James Madison nominated Moore to fill the seat of Justice James Iredell.  He served from April 21, 1800, until today.
  8. 1832 Thursday: The future 53rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Shiras Jr. was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on this date.  A future Republican, he would be nominated by President Benjamin Harrison to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph Bradley.  He would serve from July 26, 1892, to February 23, 1903.  
  9. 1837 Thursday: Michigan became the 26th state.
  10. 1838 Friday: Tennessee becomes first state to prohibit alcohol.
  11. 1841 Tuesday: Britain formally occupied Hong Kong, which the Chinese ceded to the British for having lost the Opium War.
  12. 1860 Thursday: The future 51st Attorney General of the United States Harry M. Daugherty is born in Washington Courthouse, Ohio, on this date.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge from 03-04-1921 to 04-06-1921.
  13. 1861 Saturday: The state of Louisiana seceded from the Union on this date and threw in its lot with the Confederate States of America.
  14. 1863 Monday: The War Department issues an order that allows Massachusetts to begin recruiting black soldiers to fight in the Civil War.  The 54th Regiment forms with black soldiers.
  15. 1870 Wednesday: After fulfilling all the requirements imposed upon it, Virginia rejoined the Union.
  16. 1875 Tuesday: George F. Green patented the electric dental drill for sawing, filing, dressing, and polishing teeth.
  17. 1899 Thursday: In Washington, D.C., the nation’s 38th U.S. Attorney General Augustus Garland died at age 66.  A member of a variety of political parties, he served under President Grover Cleveland as a Democrat from 03-06-1885 to 03-04-1889.
  18. 1905 Thursday: Near Pretoria, South Africa, at the Premier Mine, Captain Wells discovered the Cullinan diamond which, at 3,106.75 carats, was the largest diamond ever found.
  19. 1911 Thursday: Inventor Glenn H. Curtis flew the first successful seaplane on this date.
  20. 1915 Tuesday: President Woodrow Wilson signed the Rocky Mountain National Park Act, which created America’s 10th national park.
  21. 1927 Wednesday: The former 42nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Lyman J. Gage died on this date at the age of 90 in San Diego, California.  First a Republican and much later a Democrat, Gage served under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt from March 06, 1897, to January 31, 1902.
  22. 1934 Friday: Nazi Germany and Poland sign a treaty prohibiting attacking one-another for TEN years; Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939.
  23. 1939 Thursday: During the Spanish Civil War, rebel forces led by General Francisco Franco and their Fascist Italian allies captured Barcelona. Elsewhere, principal photography commenced for David O. Selznick’s movie version of “Gone With the Wind.”
  24. 1940 Friday: The Nazis ban Polish Jews from traveling on trains.
  25. 1942 Monday: The first American Expeditionary Force to go to Europe during World War II arrived in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  Meanwhile, the Italian high command demands that Germany dismiss General Erwin Rommel, commander of the Afrika Korps.
  26. 1943 Tuesday: The agony of the encircled Sixth Army in Stalingrad continues as the Russians continue hammering the city.  Soviet troops recapture Voronezh.  Members of the German General Staff beg the Fuhrer to allow the army to capitulate, noting that further fighting is beyond their ability.  The answer is “NO.”
  27. 1945 Friday: Soviet troops reach the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camps in Poland.  Elsewhere, Ashley Hutchings (bass 1967-1969) of the British rock band, Fairport Convention, is born on this date in Southgate, London, England.  He also played with Steeleye Span, the Albion Band, Rainbow Chasers, and as a solo artist.
  28. 1948 Monday: Executive Order #9981 ends segregation in the U.S. Armed Forces.  Elsewhere, future drummer of the rock band, Mountain, Corky Laing, is born on this date in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  He also played with West, Bruce & Laing, as well as with Cork and with Energy.
  29. 1949 Wednesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the British blues-rock band, Climax Blues Band[i], Derek Holt is born on this date in Stafford, England.
  30. 1950 Thursday: India officially proclaimed itself a republic as Rajendra Prasad took the oath of office as president.
  31. 1951 Friday: Future member of the massive Australian rock band, the Little River Band[ii]– David Briggs: (guitars 1976-81)- is born in Melbourne, Australia, on this date.
  32. 1953 Monday: The 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until April 22, 1959.
  33. 1954 Tuesday: Groundbreaking begins on Disneyland in Anaheim, California.
  34. 1955 Wednesday: Eddie Van Halen, guitars/vocals with the hard rock band, Van Halen[iii], is born in Nijmegen, Netherlands, on this date.
  35. 1958 Sunday: Vincent “Venny Wu” Thomas (multi-instrumentalist and vocals) with the rock-funk-soul band, the Ohio Players[iv], is born on this date.
  36. 1962 Friday: The United States launched Ranger 3 to land scientific instruments on the moon, but the probe ended up missing its target by more than 22,000 miles.  Charles “Lucky” Luciano, a leading Mafia figure in the U.S., died in Naples, Italy, at age 64.
  37. 1968 Friday: The Israeli submarine Dakar crashes in the Mediterranean Sea resulting in the deaths of 69 sailors.
  38. 1969 Sunday: After two days of flooding and mudslides, the government declared California a disaster area.  Meanwhile, in Canton, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry scored a KO over opponent, Aaron Eastling at the 2:41 minute mark of Round 5 in a scheduled 10-round bout to put his pro record to 30-2-4.
  39. 1973 Friday: Actor Edward G. Robinson died in Los Angeles, California, at age 79.
  40. 1977 Wednesday: Acting U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburg stepped down from office.  A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from January 20, 1977, until today.  His replacement, the 72nd U.S. Attorney General Griffin Bell assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from today until  August 16, 1979.
  41. 1979 Friday: Former Republican Vice President Nelson A. Rockefeller died in New York City at age 70.  He served under President Gerald R. Ford, December 19, 1974, to January 20, 1977.  He was the nation’s 41st vice president.  Meanwhile, an inventor demonstrated the first Gizmo guitar synthesizer on this date.
  42. 1986 Sunday: Super Bowl XX: the Chicago Bears beat the New England Patriots by a score of 46-10 in New Orleans; Super Bowl MVP is Chicago defensive end, Richard Dent.  
  43. 1988 Tuesday: Australians celebrated the 200th anniversary of their country as a grand parade of tall ships re-enacted the voyage of the first European settlers.  The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, “Phantom of the Opera” opened at Broadway’s Majestic Theater.
  44. 1989 Thursday: “Big George” Foreman scored a TKO at the 1:47 minute mark of Round 7 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout over his opponent, Mark Young, to put his record to 60-2.
  45. 1992 Sunday: Super Bowl XXVI: the Washington Redskins beat the Buffalo Bills in Minnesota by a score of 37-24; MVP is Redskins’ quarterback, Mark Rypien.  Meanwhile, Russian President Boris Yeltsin announced that his country would stop targeting U.S. cities with nuclear weapons.   Elsewhere, Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton, appearing with his beloved wife (yeah, right) Hillary, on CBs’ “60 Minutes,” acknowledged “causing pain in my marriage,” but said past problems were not relevant to the campaign.
  46. 1993 Tuesday: Vaclav Havel was elected president of the newly formed Czech Republic.
  47. 1996 Friday: First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton testified before a grand jury regarding her part in the Whitewater scam that bilked hundreds of investors out of millions of dollars.  Once a crook, ALWAYS a crook as would see during the 2016 Presidential Election cycle.
  48. 1997 Sunday: Super Bowl XXXI: at the Louisiana Superdome, the Green Bay Packers beat the New England Patriots by a score of 35-21. 
  49. 1998 Monday: President Bill Clinton forcefully denied having an affair with a former White House intern, telling reporters, “I did not have sexual relations with that woman,” Monica Lewinsky.  He did have sex with her in the antechamber off the Oval Office.  
  50. 1999 Tuesday: President Saddam Hussein of Iraq vowed revenge against the United States in response to airstrikes launched by President Bill Clinton that reportedly killed civilians.  The strikes occurred because the American planes took out Iraqi antiaircraft fire targeting them on the ground as they patrolled No-Fly Zones.
  51. 2003 Sunday: Secretary of State Colin Powell, citing Iraq’s lack of cooperation with U.N. inspectors, said he’d lost faith in the inspectors’ ability to conduct a definitive search for banned weapons programs.  Meanwhile, Super Bowl XXXVII: at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Oakland Raiders by a score of 48-21.
  52. 2005 Wednesday: A U.S. Marine helicopter crashed in western Iraq killing 30 Marines and a Navy medic aboard.  Elsewhere, a dumbass man parked his SUV on railroad tracks in Glendale, setting off a crash of two commuter trains that killed 11 people.  The driver of the SUV, most likely an illegal alien, Juan Alvarez, was convicted of murder and sentenced to 11 consecutive life terms.  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, until today.  His successor, Condoleezza Rice took up the post today and served until January 20, 2009.
  53. 2008 Saturday: Illinois Senator Barack Obama wins the South Carolina Democratic Party presidential primary race.
  54. 2009 Monday: New York Democratic Party Senator Kirsten Gillibrand entered the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date. And remains there until this day.  She is junior senator to Charles “Chuck” Schumer, another crackpot Democrat.  Meanwhile, the 75th U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner assumed office on this date.  An independent, he served under President Barack Hussein Obama from today until January 25, 2013.
  55. 2010 Tuesday: James Cameron’s film, “Avatar,” surpasses his 1997 film, “Titanic,” becoming the highest-grossing film of all time.
  56. 2011 Wednesday: In Davos, Switzerland, the 41st World Economic Forum convenes.
  57. 2012 Thursday: In a Canberra restaurant on Australia Day, nearly 200 indigenous protesters trap Prime Minister Julia Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott inside.  Elsewhere, at a GOP Primary debate in Florida, frontrunners Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich do battle with one another over issues related to illegal immigration, Wall Street, and of course the disastrous Obama administration.   Meanwhile, President Barack Obama gives a speech in Las Vegas in which, he celebrates U.S. domestic oil drilling (really now…) and says that the ‘U.S. is the Saudi Arabia of natural gas.’  Yet eight years later, Democratic-Socialists will be pushing the Green New Deal which gets rid of ALL fossil fuels.  WTF?
  58. 2013 Saturday: According to Brainy History, the hacking cabal known as Anonymous hacks into the U.S. Sentencing Commission website in protest of the recent suicide by Internet activist and American computer programmer, Alan Swartz.  Meanwhile, Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner (Guitars/Vocals) of the rock-funk-soul band, the Ohio Players[v], died on this date in Trotwood, Ohio; he was 69.
  59. 2014 Sunday: Prominent Chinese legal activist, Xu Zhiyong, is sentenced to four years in prison; convicted of ‘gathering a crowd to disturb public order,’ the case is evidence that Communist Party leaders wish to expunge any challenges to the power or leadership.
  60. 2015 Monday: Alexis Tsipras, leader of the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) party, is elected as prime minister of Greece on an anti-austerity platform.
  61. 2016 Tuesday: Seattle, a once-lovely city, now overloaded with homeless people experiences yet another crime in its ‘infamous Jungle’ area, a crime in which two people are shot dead and several others hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.  The Seattle Police Department is searching for the suspects.  Elsewhere, Australian tourists returning home from South America are found to have brought the Zika virus home with them.
  62. 2017 Thursday: Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto cancels a meeting with President Donald J. Trump that was going to occur next week, citing the American president’s promise of building a wall between the two countries so the U.S. can stop the mass invasion from which, Mexico’s corrupt leaders profit in a variety of ways.  In response, President Trump calls for a 20-percent tariff on ALL GOODS flowing north from Mexico.
  63. 2018 Friday: Although creators of cryptocurrency tell us ‘how safe it is,’ hackers manage to steal $535 million of NEM cryptocurrency from the Japanese exchange Coin Check.    
  64. 2019 Saturday: In order to protect their satrap in Venezuela- Nicolas Maduro- the Russians begin flying in private military contractors to provide security for the slow-witted Venezuelan dictator.  This leads the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a speech before the United Nations for the world’s countries to make their stance known whether they support the illegitimate government in Caracas or not.  The U.S. does not but the Russians, Chi-Coms, Cuba, and other Third World hellholes do.  Concurrently, the Bank of England prohibits the Maduro government from withdrawing more than a billion in gold reserves until the dispute between Maduro and Juan Guaidó as to whom won the election is resolved.
  65. 2020 Sunday:  Afghan government forces backed up by Coalition forces have had enough of the ongoing Taliban violence and launches operations against Taliban forces across nine provinces.  The body toll of the Islamists for the day is about 51 with no sign that Afghan troops going to give them an inch.  Meanwhile in Syria, Syrian government forces are cleaning out jihadists and other terrorists in Idlib Province as the government makes a concerted push to reclaim towns and villages from remaining rebels.   Elsewhere, someone gets ahold of an unreleased portion of the manuscript of former National Security Adviser John Bolton’s upcoming book, “The Room Where It Happened.”  In the unauthorized portion, Bolton says ‘Trump told him that unfreezing aid to Ukraine hinged on whether the government of Volodymyr Zelensky would provide dirt on ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden to the administration.
  66. 2021 Tuesday: As Senator Patrick Leahy, D-VT, swears in U.S. senators for the upcoming ‘impeachment trial of former President Donald J. Trump,’ West Virginia Democrat Senator Joe Manchin is joined by Arizona Democrat Senator Kyrsten Sinema vow NOT to vote to overthrow the filibuster as knuckle-dragging Senate “Majority Leader” Chuck Schumer, D-NY, seeks to do.  Speaking of the upcoming second impeachment of former President Donald J. Trump, the Senate holds a vote on whether to impeach or not to impeach the 45th president.  By a vote of 55-45 the Senate votes to move ahead with five of those voting in favor to hold the trial are Republicans: Senators Pat Toomey, Mitt Romney, Susan Murkowski, Ben Sasse, and Susan Collins, respectfully of Pennsylvania, Utah, Alaska, Nebraska, and Maine.  Losers.
  67. 2021 Tuesday A: Speaking of impeachment, noted legal scholar, professor, and trial attorney Alan Dershowitz says that ‘if the chief justice does not preside at the trial, it is BOGUS, that it’s little more than political theater.’  The famed jurist quoted Abraham Lincoln’s famous words regarding the conquered South after the Civil War: ‘with malice towards none and with charity for all,’ noting that the Democrats are doing the exact opposite in their treatment of the former president, his supporters, and those who disagree with what the Democrats are doing.  Regarding the sham impeachment, President Trump is adding another attorney from South Carolina to his defense team- former federal prosecutor Deborah Barbier to his bevy of lawyers. 
  68. 2021 Tuesday B: Subsequently- regarding the upcoming impeachment trial of President Trump, 29 Republican senators will oppose it to their utmost.  Mark Halperin- questions whether Mitch McConnell is reading accurately the mood of the GOP and is now wavering on earlier comments that he would ‘vote to convict Mr. Trump.’  “Cocaine Mitch” is one of the biggest snakes in the U.S. Senate and although he has done some good things, he is little more than an a**-kissing POS of the Democrats.  Trump helped him win HIS election and much like the scorpion on the back of the frog crossing the river, Senate MINORITY Leader McConnell stabbed him in the back.  Kentucky- recall this scumbag NOW.  If you can.
  69. 2021 Tuesday C: Speaking of “Cocaine Mitch,” “CM” and Senate ‘Majority Leader’ Chuck Schumer have arrived at a power-sharing deal that will see all committees with equal numbers of Republicans and Democrats but with Democrats serving as the chairmen-and-women.   Speaking of losers, ‘President’ Joe Biden says, “The impeachment trial must go on,” mumbling whatever his earpiece tells him to say such as ‘if the trial does NOT go forward, it could damage the nation.’  Meanwhile, former President Donald J. Trump has opened an Office of the Former President in Florida, an office with which, he will find qualified conservative candidates to primary RINO scumbags in upcoming elections.  Yesterday, he pledged his full-fledged support to Sarah Huckabee Sanders to run for governor of Arkansas in 2022.  Visit www.45office.com. Contact Mr. Trump there.  In other possible election news, many believe Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Jordan will seek Senator Rob Portman’s seat in 2022 as will Georgia Congressman Doug Collins the seat of pro-China RINO Governor Brian Kemp.  We expect both to win.
  70. 2021 Tuesday D: Kevin McCarthy mocks ‘President’ Joe Biden’s calls for ‘unity.’  The ‘46th president mumbles what his handlers tell him to say then does as they tell him to do which is NOT UNITY.   Google and Microsoft are suspending donations to all Republicans who did not accept the results of the fraudulent 2020 Presidential Election.  Elsewhere, the Goya Foods Board of Directors censures CEO Robert Unanue over his unabashed support of President Donald J. Trump.  In other ‘President’ Biden news, his press secretary- Jen Psaki- does not seem to know a great deal.  When asked by reporters as to WHY the ‘Biden administration’ is not going to stay tough on preventing the Chi-Coms from penetrating the U.S. power grid, she had no answers just like she had no answers regarding Antifa and their continued running amok around the country.  Speaking of Antifa, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler had to pepper spray a POS Antifa punk for getting in his face in a restaurant.  Good for you.
  71. 2021 Tuesday E: Antifa-infiltrated Capitol Hill protesters continue flaunting their successes at the storming of Capitol Hill on January 6.  Speaking of the event, the woman who ran off with Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s laptop may face a permanent Internet ban once she is out of legal jeopardy.   Speaking of Internet and social media bans, Twitter removes- permanently- the account of My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell’s account yet after ‘removing the account,’ it began retweeting all manner of left-wing messages so how does one lose their account to then have some other entity begin using it?  Evil.  Meanwhile, Florida Democrat Congresswoman Stephanie Murray has a bill that will PROHIBIT anyone with ideas the ruling Democrats don’t like- such as belief the 2020 Presidential Election was full of fraud or in QAnon which does not sound all that far-fetched from holding any kind of elective office or work in government at any level.  Wow.
  72. 2021 Tuesday F: A recent Gallup Poll shows that 89-percent of American citizens are dissatisfied with the country.  Go figure: stolen elections, fake news media, social media bans, censorship, harsh restrictions, lockdowns, and Antifa and BLM mobs running amok in the streets, who the hell wouldn’t be?  Meanwhile the head of the Anti-Defamation League wants Twitter to ban the Grand Ayatollah Khamenei for constantly tweeting he wants to kill Jews and erase Israel from the face of the planet.   Elsewhere, Russia says ‘vigorous efforts needed to extend Russia-U.S. New Start arms control treaty.’  Also, as the ‘Biden administration’ presses Russia on releasing Alexei Navalny and imprisoned protesters basically puts it red fist in ‘President Biden’s’ face and brushes the senile fool off.   Finally, former Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker labels the People’s Republic of China as the “New Evil Empire” due to their appalling human rights record.
  73. 2021 Tuesday G: Alleged Chi-Com spy and honeypot participant Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell says, “The FBI cleared me of any hint of conspiring with the Chi-Coms against my country.’  Bulls**t, no one has cleared you of anything.  In other political news, people are championing Fox News Channel’s chief meteorologist Janice Dean as a potential GOP candidate for the governor of New York seeing as how she is immensely popular and Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo killed both her father-and-mother-in-law by putting COVID-19-infected patients into their rest home.  Yikes.  “Killer Cuomo” had better watch out…
  74. 2021 Tuesday H: The Vatican clears retired U.S. Bishop Joseph Hart of seven abuse charges.  Hart served the church in Cheyanne, Wyoming.  Next, we learn the new iPhone can screw up pacemakers and cause heart attacks.  Love that Chi-Com technology.   Next, we learn that the TSA now has been politicized as Jennifer Kerns of All-American Radio told Newsmax TV: TSA officials are blocking Global Entry of persons who served in the former Trump administration.  WTF!   Elsewhere, in a 78-22 vote in the U.S. Senate, Anthony Blinken is confirmed as the next U.S. Secretary of State even though the Chi-Coms have dumped loads of cash- tens of millions of dollars- into his back pocket.  His predecessor, Acting U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Bennett Smith stepped down from office on this date.[vi]  Also, Janet Yellen takes the oath of office which makes her the official U.S. Treasury Secretary.     In other news, 200 House Republicans vote to uphold the Hyde Amendment which prohibits the use of taxpayer dollars to fund the Pro-Death Movement.
  75. 2021 Tuesday I: In other shameful news, communist Jane Fonda is set to receive the Golden Globes Cecil B. DeMille Award.  Big whoop.  Meanwhile, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki- not wearing a mask and repeatedly wiping her nose with her bare hand- denies that her boss, ‘President’ Joe Biden ever labeled Donald Trump’s travel ban for COVID-19 as xenophobic or racist.  Uh, but he did, Jen!  In another incident of plagiarism, ‘President’ Joe Biden says he will ‘use the military to step up deliveries of the Chi-Vi vaccine.’  Your predecessor already set this in motion.   Also, regarding the Chi-Vi, Dr. Anthony Fauci- the highest-paid putz in the federal government- says he was disturbed by his former boss’ comments on the value of bleach and other disease-killing chemicals.  He maintains the 45th president was talking about ingesting such substances; however, if you listen to the tape, the president was discussing the therapeutic effects of such items and it’s too bad we could not find something that could do the same for the human body.    Finally, Kayleigh McEnany is set to return to Fox News Channel but now, that job offer is on hold.
  76. 2021 Tuesday J: DAY SEVEN OF THE BIDEN REGIME- stick around to discover what is going on across the country…well, you will all want to know this: the Fake News Media has now gone down the rabbit hole what with the Fresh Start program in which, much like George Orwell wrote in his classic book, “1984,” will rewrite ALL past news stories to remove unfavorable news about Democrats and will rehabilitate their images and history of doings.  ‘President’ Joe Biden and ‘Vice President’ Kamala Harris definitely need much rehabilitation because both put loads of minorities into prison with their racist criminal justice policies or their enforcement of those policies.   Meanwhile, far-left former Barack Hussein Obama first AG Eric Holder urges his fellow Democrats to STACK THE U.S. SUPREME COURT NOW.  And you honestly believe these people LOVE the United States of America as founded.
  77. 2021 Tuesday K: Governor Gavin Newsom of California is scrambling to reopen California as the move to recall the little POS now has more than 1.2 million signatures.  The problem for him is that very few liked him from the start nor are they in line with his harsh lockdowns and restrictions so when we hit 1.5 million signatures, the man is going to lose office like Gray Davis- another Democrat- did back in 2003 and citizens of the state liked him far more than the current bozo ruining the state.  (PS- he’s Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s nephew- that says so much).  Elsewhere, New Mexico- a state that threw in with “Pro-China Joe” Biden- is now going to feel the brunt of the ‘46th president’s’ energy policies losing thousands of jobs as the Green New Deal politics come to the fore.  Time to find ‘Republican judges’ and do to the Democratic-Socialists what they always do to Republican administrations and that is to hammer, hammer, hammer them with injunction after injunction after injunction.  We can do it so let’s do it!  Texas is beginning to do it NOW.
  78. 2021 Tuesday L: ‘President’ Joe Biden orders an end to publicly-funded private prisons.  Yet another XO, folks, 20 by our count.  Meanwhile, Senate ‘Majority Leader’ Charles “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says the Dems may advance a COVID-19 Relief Bill sans any GOP participation.  NOTE- whatever relief they give the American people, the American people will have to pay income taxes on whatever amount it is.  Elsewhere, former Democrat Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii labels ‘John Brennan and Adam Schiff as domestic enemies of the United States.  Next, a federal judge hammers ‘President’ Joe Biden’s XO putting all deportations on hold for 100 days.  About flipping time, federal judges, how about an injunction to overturn the halt to the Keystone XL Pipeline.  Finally, “Big Brother Joe” Biden vows to fight systemic racism in the country, racism that he and his former boss, Barack Hussein Obama had eight flipping years to fix and didn’t.  Of course, systemic racism does not exist, why do millions of people seek to come to our country?  Because it’s a wonderful place.
  79. 2021 Tuesday M: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 100,032,461 confirmed cases, +445,377, 2,149,818, confirmed deaths, +13,259, and 55,239,856 confirmed recoveries, +319,710.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 25,604,046 confirmed cases, up 229,745 from yesterday’s reporting, 427,069 confirmed deaths, UP 3,458, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP 36,070.
  80. 2021 Tuesday 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: 3,216,365 confirmed cases, 37,577 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,903 confirmed cases, 401 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 306,499 confirmed cases, 4,221 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: District of Columbia: currently, they have 35,700 confirmed cases, 888 confirmed deaths, but NO mention confirmed recoveries- come on, Mayor Bowser, share the figures.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 613,340 confirmed cases, 4,498 confirmed deaths, and 534,485 confirmed recoveries. 
  81. 2021 Tuesday O:  THE BIDEN AGENDA IS DESTROYING THE STOCK MARKET.  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,937.504 DOWN 22.96 points (-0.74%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,626.07, DOWN 9.93 points (-0.73%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,849.62, DOWN 5.74 points (-0.15%).  The price of GOLD is $1,849.60 per troy oz., -1.10 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.50 per troy ounce, -0.038 (-0.15%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,107.20 per troy oz, -0.20 (-0.02%) while the price of COPPER is $3.62 per pound, +0.002 (+0.06%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,325.00 per troy oz, -21.90 (-0.93%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.17 per barrel, +0.16 (+0.30%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Iranian Rial equals 42,000.00 (same as last week).  That’s what a terrorism-based economy gets you.  Next, here is the conversion for one U.S. dollar and Bitcoin: 0.000031.  In other economic news, Target is giving all hourly workers a bonus of $500.  Don’t forget- you will pay taxes on this money…
  82. 2021 Tuesday P: ‘President’ Joe Biden’s Department of Justice ends the ‘zero tolerance’ rule for illegal aliens seeking to storm the country.   Elsewhere, after writing a BS story in the New Yorker Magazine, the company had to return the National Magazine Award.  One leftwing site after another lies, steals other people’s works, and spreads propaganda, yet they remain open while leftists pursue bloggers like us.  Meanwhile, a tornado touched down in Alabama killing one person and injuring at least 17 others.   Next, the U.S. is seriously considering forcing everyone who wants to board an airliner to take the Chi-Vi test, you know, the nasal swab for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Finally, the man given the nod to take John Robert’s place in the second impeachment trial of former President Donald J. Trump- Vermont Democrat Senator Patrick “Loose Lips” Leahy- suddenly is carted off to the hospital for an unspecified illness.  Crabs?
  83. 2021 Tuesday Q: Here are the numbers for the Mega Millions Draw #1628: 29, 49, 56, 66, 67, and Mega 24.  Out of 76,613 winning tickets, the highest winners in California were three people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $7,078 apiece.
  84. 2022 Wednesday: You know the drill…

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[i] We began promoting the music of the greatest British blues rock band, the Climax Blues Band, beginning on Monday, 16-September-2019 through Sunday, 27-October-2019.  This included the solo efforts of Pete Haycock and Colin Cooper.  We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.

[ii] We are not sure when we will begin offering albums by the Little River Band as that could be another 5-10 years from now but one day, we most surely will because they are one of the world’s greatest bands.  Seeing them live in the 1970s was a mind-altering experience, my friends.

[iii] Not sure when we will promote the music of Van Halen but when we do, we will also present the music of Sammy Hagar so please stay tuned.

[iv] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band.  The Ohio Players are amazing and what is even more exciting is the fact that the band is still alive today and performing to this day.

[v] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band.  The Ohio Players are amazing and what is even more exciting is the fact that the band is still alive today and performing to this day.

[vi] Acting Secretary of State Daniel Bennett Smith first assumed office on January 20, 2021, briefly serving under President Donald J. Trump and then under Joe Biden until today.

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54. 2012 Monday: The European Union imposes more sanctions on Iran’s banking and oil industries over its refusal to stop its nuclear program. Elsewhere, back when nations still had balls, France passed a law making it illegal for its citizens- Muslim citizens we suspect- from denying the Armenian Genocide carried out by the Ottoman Turks during World War I.

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23. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JANUARY 23, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Thomas Todd, Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II, and Potter Stewart; U.S. Attorney General William French Smith; U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry; U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright; U.S. Transportation Secretaries Brock Adams, Andrew L. Lewis Jr., and Ray LaHood; U.S. Treasury Secretary W. Michael Blumenthal; U.S. Senator Tom Carper; Cheap Trick featuring Robin Zander, Chicago featuring Terry Kath, the “First Super Group in Rock-and-Roll History,” Cream, and Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Albert Collins:

  1. 638 Tuesday: The Islamic calendar began on this date in history.
  2. 1368 Saturday: China’s Ming dynasty, which lasted nearly three centuries, began as Zhu Yuanzhang was formally acclaimed emperor following the collapse of the Yuan dynasty.
  3. 1556 Monday: The worst earthquake in recorded human history kills 830,000 people in Shensi Province, China.
  4. 1571 Saturday: Queen Elizabeth I opens the Royal Exchange in London, England.
  5. 1579 Tuesday: The Treaty of Utrecht, signed on this date, established the Dutch Protestant Republic.
  6. 1668 Monday: The English, the Netherlands, and Sweden sign a mutual defense pact, the Triple Alliance, to stop French hegemony.
  7. 1765 Wednesday: In King & Queen County, Va., British North America, future 16th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd, Democratic-Republican, is born.  President Thomas Jefferson would nominate him to fill a new seat on the nation’s highest court.  Todd served from 03-03-1807 to 02-07-1826.
  8. 1789 Friday: The first Catholic college in the United States—Georgetown College—underwent founding in the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., on this date.
  9. 1793 Wednesday: The second partition of Poland occurs, and East Prussia and Russia continue to divide the hapless kingdom between them.
  10. 1845 Thursday: The U.S. Congress decided to hold all national elections on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
  11. 1849 Tuesday: Mrs. Elizabeth Blackwell becomes the first female physician in the United States.  The Medical Institution of Geneva, N.Y., issued the degree.
  12. 1893 Monday: In Macon, Georgia, the 49th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II died.  President Grover Cleveland nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice William Woods, a Democrat-turned Republican.  Lamar served from January 16, 1888, to January 23, 1893.  Prior to this, he served his nation as its 16th U.S. Interior secretary.  In this capacity, he served under the same president doing so from March 06, 1885, to January 10, 1888.
  13. 1907 Wednesday: Charles Curtis of Kansas becomes the first Native American to win election to the Senate of the United States.  In March 1929, he resigned his seat to become the vice president of Republican Herbert Hoover.
  14. 1915 Saturday: In Jackson, Michigan, future 92nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Potter Stewart is born.  President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Harold Hitz Burton, a Democrat.  Stewart would serve from October 14, 1958, to July 03, 1981.
  15. 1920 Friday: The government of Holland refuses to hand over deposed Kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany to the Allies as they had given him asylum there.
  16. 1932 Saturday: New York Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination.
  17. 1933 Monday: The 20th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the so-called “Lame Duck Amendment,” underwent ratification as Missouri approved it.
  18. 1937 Saturday: 17 people went on trial in Moscow during Josef Stalin’s “Great Purge.”  (All found themselves convicted of conspiracy; all but four went to the executioner).
  19. 1942 Friday: During World War II, a major tank battle between the Afrika Korps and British and Commonwealth troops takes place at Adzjedabia, North Africa.  Meanwhile, Japanese troops occupy Rabaul, New Britain.
  20. 1943 Saturday: Critic Alexander Woollcott suffered a fatal heart attack during a live broadcast of the CBS Radio program “People’s Platform.”  In North Africa, the British 8th Army marches into Tripoli, Libya.  
  21. 1943 Saturday A: Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, at the Wolf’s Lair in East Prussia, Adolf Hitler’s thinking grows irrational as he begins considering forming a new battalion of new Panther tanks to carry supplies to the dying Sixth Army trapped within Stalingrad.  When confronted with reality, Hitler ordered the liaison officer with Stalingrad, Major Coelstin von Zitzewitz to inform General Friedrich Paulus that ‘surrender was out of the question- troops to resist to the last man.’
  22. 1947 Thursday: In Beckley, West Virginia, future Democratic Party Senator Tom Carper is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2001, representing the state of Delaware.
  23. 1950 Monday: The Israeli Knesset approved a resolution affirming Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
  24. 1953 Friday: In the NFL, the Dallas Texans become the Baltimore Colts (now the Indianapolis Colts).  Elsewhere, future guitarist/vocalist with the Rockford, Illinois, rock band, Cheap Trick[i], Robin Zander, is born on this date in Beloit, Illinois.
  25. 1960 Saturday: The U.S. Navy-operated bathyscaphe Trieste carried two men to the deepest known point in the Pacific Ocean reaching a depth of more than 35,000 feet.
  26. 1962 Tuesday: In another attempt at Arab nationalism, Libya, Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia attempt to become the United Maghreb, which ultimately failed.
  27. 1964 Thursday: The 24th Amendment to the Constitution, eliminating the poll tax in federal elections underwent ratification.
  28. 1968 Tuesday: The North Koreans capture the USS Pueblo, an American intelligence-gathering ship off the coast in International Waters in the Sea of Japan.  In so doing, the NOKOs imprison its 83-man crew and impound the boat.
  29. 1969 Thursday: The first super group, Cream[ii], releases its final album as a band, “Goodbye Cream.”
  30. 1972 Sunday: In New Delhi, India, a bootlegger sells alcohol to a wedding party resulting in 100-plus deaths.
  31. 1973 Tuesday: President Richard M. Nixon announced that his government and that of North Vietnam came to an accord, one that would end the Vietnam War, and would undergo a formal signing four days later in Paris.
  32. 1977 Sunday: The 64th U.S. Treasury Secretary W. Michael Blumenthal assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from January 23, 1977, to August 04, 1979.  Simultaneously, the 5th U.S. Transportation Secretary Brock Adams assumed office on this date.  Also, a Democrat, he served under President Carter from today until July 20, 1979.
  33. 1978 Monday: In Woodland Hills, California, founding member and lead guitarist with the band, Chicago[iii], Terry Kath—accidentally shot himself in the head on this date, taking his own life.  He was just 31-years-old.
  34. 1981 Friday: The 74th U.S. Attorney General William French Smith assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 23, 1981, to February 25, 1981.  Simultaneously, the 7th U.S. Transportation Secretary Andrew L. Lewis Jr. assumed office on this date.  He served under the same president from today until February 01, 1983.
  35. 1982 Saturday: In Ohio, up-and-coming heavyweight boxer Buster Douglas put his pro record to 7-1 with a 1st Round KO of opponent, Hubert Adams.
  36. 1985 Wednesday: Debate in Britain’s House of Lords appeared on live television for the first time.
  37. 1990 Tuesday: In Jacksonville, Florida, Allen Collins—guitarist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[iv] from 1964-1977—lost his battle with chronic pneumonia on this date; the poor guy was just 37-years-old.   
  38. 1991 Wednesday: The comedy program, “Seinfeld,” a so-called “show about nothing,” premieres on NBC-TV.
  39. 1997 Thursday: On this date, the first female U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, assumed office.  President Bill Clinton nominated his fellow Democrat to the post setting a ‘first.’  Secretary Albright served from January 23, 1997, to January 20, 2001.  Meanwhile, the 19th U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from February 03, 1994, until today.
  40. 1998 Friday: Pope John Paul II condemns the U.S. embargo against the communist island nation of Cuba.   (Note- someone please inform the pontiff that the U.S. does not have a naval blockade around the island and that every other nation on the planet trades with the communist regime there.  The U.S. does not trade with the communists which has NO effect on the island nation).
  41. 2000 Sunday: In the main event at the Royal Rumble, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson beats Paul Donald Wright II, aka the Big Show, to win the crown.   Meanwhile, In the NFL’s NFC Championship Game, the St. Louis Rams beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by a final score of 11-6 in one of the most boring championship games ever.  Still, the Rams move on to the Super Bowl.  In the AFC Championship Game, the Tennessee Titans clobber the Jacksonville Jaguars 33-14 to advance to the BIG GAME.  The Rams would win their first Super Bowl victory by beating the Titans 23-16 in Super Bowl XXXIV.
  42. 2001 Tuesday: The UN Security Council arrives at a decision on the ongoing civil war in Angola and extends the monitoring of UNITA for another three months.  (Note- there is still money to be made supplying the tools of the trade so let them fight on and on and on).
  43. 2002 Wednesday: Kenneth Lay- CEO of the bankrupt energy company, Enron, resigns.  Promoted by government and politicians, the company was a boondoggle from the start that sucked out the lifesavings of duped investors.
  44. 2003 Thursday: For the first time in the history of the company, McDonald’s restaurant chain reports a quarterly loss of $344 million driving the cost of stock shares down by at least 3-percent.   Meanwhile, Pioneer 10, launched in 1972 to study the gas giant, Jupiter, lost contact with NASA for good as it sails out of the Solar System and into interstellar space.
  45. 2004 Friday: The Chi-Com-engineered bird flu, aka H5N1 that swept into India now has reportedly claimed the life of a Thai man.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, an explosion of unknown origins at the Zhengzhou railway station kills two and injures several others.  The Ministry of State Security is tracking down the dirty rats.
  46. 2005 Sunday: In the NFL’s NFC Championship Game, the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons by a final score of 27-10.  Meanwhile, in the AFC Championship Game, the New England Patriots clobber the Pittsburgh Steelers by a final score of 41-27.  The Eagles led by quarterback Donovan McNabb will meet the Patriots led by quarterback Tom Brady.  Who will win?  (Note- the Patriots will win by a final score of 24-21).
  47. 2006 Monday: Steven Harper wins the Canadian election for prime minister, becoming the first Conservative Party in 12 years.   Elsewhere, following two blasts suspected to be sabotage which subsequently led to Moscow cutting off supplies of natural gas to Armenia and Georgia, Azerbaijan steps forward and restarts supplies of the life-saving fuel. 
  48. 2007 Tuesday: After helping crush Islamists in Somalia in general and in Mogadishu in particular, Ethiopian military forces begin withdrawing from the nation’s capital city.  Elsewhere, an exasperated President George W. Bush- smarting from setbacks in Iraq- gives his State of the Union Address and does his best to reel in some members of the opposition by proposing new environmental measures combined with social reforms.  No takers.
  49. 2008 Wednesday: Following Palestinian militants blowing up a portion of Israel’s wall along the Gaza Strip, tens of thousands flee into Egypt fearful of the retribution they are smart enough to know is coming their way.  (Note- why don’t peace-loving Palestinians overthrow these thugs who rob them blind and make their lives miserable).
  50. 2009 Friday: The 16th U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Barack Hussein Obama from January 23, 2009, to July 02, 2013.  Elsewhere, Empire State Governor David Paterson, Democrat, local politician, Kirsten Gillibrand, to fill Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton’s seat in the U.S. Senate.  Senator Clinton left her seat to serve in the Obama administration as its secretary of state.
  51. 2010 Saturday: After refusing to broadcast government messages, the Venezuelan government shuts down six television channels.  Elsewhere, following a U.S. Justice Department probe that says ’47 of the POWs held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, should be held indefinitely,’ the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) goes berserk.  What a bunch of terrorist-loving losers.   Meanwhile, Vice President Joe Biden arrives in Baghdad to discuss the nation’s upcoming parliamentary elections occurring in March (and also to see what he can earn for his family, under the table, of course).
  52. 2011 Sunday: Pakistan’s President, Asif Ali Zardari, launched an emergency polio immunization program targeting 32 million children under age 5.  Meanwhile, the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany find talks with the Iranians over their illicit nuclear weapons program crumbling leading to an impasse.  
  53. 2011 Sunday A: In the NFC Championship Game, the Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears by a final score of 21-14 to advance to Super Bowl XLV.  In the AFC Championship Game, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York Jets 24-19 to advance.  In the Super Bowl on February 06, 2011, at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium, the Packers beat the Steelers by a final score of 31-25.
  54. 2012 Monday: The European Union imposes more sanctions on Iran’s banking and oil industries over its refusal to stop its nuclear program.  Elsewhere, back when nations still had balls, France passed a law making it illegal for its citizens- Muslim citizens we suspect– from denying the Armenian Genocide carried out by the Ottoman Turks during World War I.  Speaking of Islamic violence, Syrian government security forces go on punitive operations against ISIS thugs attempting to overthrow the government of Bashar al-Assad and kill at least 22 people suspected of being jihadists.  Of course, the world press screams they’re ‘civilians!’  
  55. 2013 Wednesday: Davos, Switzerland hosts its 2013 World Economic Forum.  Elsewhere, in Nigeria- the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam, in the form of Boko Haram, carries out some atrocities in the town of Maiduguri where adherents hack five people believed to be Christians to death with machetes.  Crucify these Islamists… Meanwhile, the U.S. military overturns its ban on women serving in combat.  That’s a win for women’s rights (yeah, right).
  56. 2014 Thursday: Celebrity and pop singer Justin Bieber[v] makes headlines when police arrest the punk for drunken driving, street racing, and resisting arrest.  Elsewhere, the murder of popular sex club owner and icon, Millie Marković, on the streets of Stockholm, Sweden sparks outrage and fear.  No one knows why the seller of sex in a country built upon the sex trade would become a murder victim.
  57. 2015 Friday: After spending three weeks in the hospital for pneumonia, 90-year-old Saudi monarch, King Abdulla bin Abdulaziz loses his fight with the disease and dies.  Elsewhere, the Doomsday Clock jumps forward by two minutes leaving it but three short minutes before midnight, when everything will sputter to an end, thanks in part to nuclear proliferation around the world as well as the perils posed to the planet by Climate Change.
  58. 2016 Saturday: Following an outbreak of zika virus in Brazil, the governments of Jamaica, El Salvador, Colombia, and Ecuador advise women to delay pregnancies for two years.  Meanwhile, the migrant crisis continues worsening in Europe.  At least 200 ‘migrants’ from the Middle East and Africa attempt to storm the Calais Chunnel area so they can cross into Britain.  The French are able to foil the attempt but it’s easy to understand WHY the British people want Brexit.  The Continent is out of control.  Elsewhere, New York former mayor and billionaire is considering launching an independent presidential bid for 2016.
  59. 2017 Monday: Tornados and thunderstorms across Mississippi and Georgia leave 18 people dead.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump signs two notable executive orders today: the first to pull the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, aka the TPP, a crown jewel of the Obama administration and the second a reinstatement of the Mexico City Policy which prohibits the use of U.S. foreign aid to organizations that promote or conduct abortions.  Excellent.
  60. 2018 Tuesday: In Saudi Arabia in the King Abdulaziz Camel Beauty Contest, 12 camels undergo disqualification after their owners ‘confessed’ to having used Botox on the lips of their animals.  Did the owners lose their heads, too?  No one knows.  Meanwhile, the ‘religion of peace’- Islam- strikes yet again, this time in Benghazi, Libya, as a double car bomb goes off in a busy district blowing 33 people to meet Mohammad and wounds dozens and dozens of other unsuspecting souls.  Will they ever stop?  Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate confirms Jerome Powell to be the next chair of the Federal Reserve by a vote of 84-13.
  61. 2019 Wednesday: Citing the shutdown of the federal government, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi disinvites President Donald J. Trump from giving his SOTU address.  He did it about one month later after the government reopened for business.  Meanwhile, furloughed federal workers swamp the Senate building to protest the ongoing federal government shutdown.  Who let them in?  Where was security? 
  62. 2019 Wednesday A: Elsewhere, the criminal government of Venezuela accuses the Trump administration of ‘engineering a coup’ against the ‘kind, gentle, and loving’ administration of thug President Nicolas Maduro.  Simultaneously, opposition leader Juan Guaidó takes the oath of office as Venezuela’s next president because he did WIN the election until he ‘didn’t.’  The fact that the U.S., Canada, and other Western nations recognize him as the president doesn’t mean s**t as long as the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Cubans, and the Iranians continue their support of the Maduro regime.
  63. 2020 Thursday: Fighting continues in Syria as rebels attempt to storm rebel positions in Idlib Province.  Russian and Syrian troops throw the rebels back, killing at least 50 Islamists dead and another 90 wounded while the Syrian government forces lost about half that number.   Meanwhile, in Wuhan, China, nearly 850 cases of the coronavirus with at least 25 fatalities are counted.  Singapore declares its first case of the COVID-19.  The virus is spreading.
  64. 2021 Saturday: As ‘President’ Joe Biden continues signing executive orders favorable to not only the American left but to the Chi-Coms, Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio decries the implementation of the far-left agenda and the loss of what will be more than 1 million jobs in the first week of the ‘Biden regime.’  You should have stood for President Trump, Little Marco, but you were missing in action.  You and your ‘hand size.’  Next, we learn that 150 National Guard troops in D.C. ‘to protect the illicit administration from the American people’ are COVID-19 positive.  Thank you, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi for sending them to sleep in a parking structure.  YOU MUST BE IMPEACHED.  Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Charles “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says the impeachment trial for ‘ex-President’ Donald J. Trump will commence on February 8 even though Chief Justice John Roberts says he won’t preside over it (at least until Antifa mobs show up outside his home and ‘persuade him’ otherwise).
  65. 2021 Saturday A: The National Republican Congressional Committee has thrown the 10 House members who voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump to the wolves saying they will NOT intervene in Republican primaries in 2022.  Justice is heading your way, you worthless scumbags.  Meanwhile, for some inexplicable reason, ‘President’ Joe Biden trashes President Trump’s executive order slashing drug prices for the American people.  WTF did you do something like this you decrepit old POS.  What the hell is wrong with that?  Elsewhere, Doug Schoen, now with Newsmax TV, says, “More legislation and less executive orders,” ‘President’ Biden.   Finally, in Moscow, Russian police arrest 2,1000 people demanding the immediate release of Alexei Navalny, opposition leader towards thug Vladimir Putin.
  66. 2021 Saturday B: The ACLU is demanding that all states add an “X” to their official documents when it comes to listing one’s sex.  What a load of crap, there are TWO biological sexes, period.  For people that claim to listen to science it’s shocking that they pick and choose what ‘science’ with which to listen.  Stupid.  Elsewhere, the NFL- thumping its chest with pride- is going to give 7,500 Super Bowl LV tickets to vaccinated healthcare workers.  How noble of you.  Meanwhile, also in a moment of chest-thumping, Twitter says that following Inauguration violence across the country, it’s suspending the accounts of Antifa.  Wow.  Really big of you!  Finally, in South Dakota, unemployment has fallen to 3-percent or lower thanks to the state’s decision to keep everything up-and-running.  In places such as New York that closed everything down, the ignoramus Governor Andrew Cuomo is demanding ‘President’ Joe Biden give him $15 billion in bailout funds.  We hope YOU go down, you homicidal POS.
  67. 2021 Saturday C: COVID-19 Daily Update:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 98,288,147 confirmed cases, +541,350, 2,109,758, confirmed deaths, +12,495, and 54,255,414 confirmed recoveries, +358,448.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 25,109,272 confirmed cases, up 247,884 from yesterday’s reporting, 419,058 confirmed deaths, UP 5,799, and 10,974,161 confirmed recoveries, UP 128,723.  We learn that famed TV personality Larry King died at age 87 due to COVID-19. 
  68. 2021 Saturday D: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,140,928 confirmed cases, 36,326 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases (again, Hawaii is no longer reporting their case numbers in more than a week), 332 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 302,546 confirmed cases, 4,178 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Alaska: currently, they have 52,901 confirmed cases, 254 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 593,578 confirmed cases, 4,326 confirmed deaths, and 512,469 confirmed recoveries.   
  69. 2021 Saturday E: Stay tuned for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3528 with a jackpot of $14 million up for grabs and for the Powerball Drawing #814 with a $20 million pot on the line.  First up, we have the Super Lotto numbers- 15, 25, 37, 43, 45, and Mega 12.  Out of 143,211 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO MEGA for a prize of $24,588.  One winning ticket was sold at the Safeway in Newark, CA, 94560 while the other was sold at the 7/11 at Los Gatos, CA, 95030.  Here are the numbers for the Powerball- 05, 08, 17, 27, 28, and Powerball 14.  Powerball for a prize of $33,827 apiece.  Six of the winning tickets were sold in (1) San Francisco Mart I, San Francisco, CA 94116; (2) Shell, Baker, CA 92309; (3) ARCO AM/PM in Bellflower, CA, 90706; (4) Desert Smoke Shop, Desert Hot Springs, CA, 92240; (5) 7-11, San Diego, CA, 92123; (6) Zoo Liquor and Gas, Fresno, CA, 93728.
  70. 2021 Saturday F: Democrats are seeking to rein in expectations over their upcoming ‘immigration bill.’  What?  We thought the 30-50 million illegals infesting our country are getting immediate citizenship and everything that goes with it.  Meanwhile, Dems are also saying that making federal election standards a top priority- what, NO MAIL IN BALLOTS?  Speaking of Democrats, the Chi-Coms are singing a different tune now, claiming that ‘no one on their end was seeking meetings with ‘President’ Joe Biden or members of his administration.  Of course, they were and still are- everyone knows it.  They are Joe’s masters, so they want immediate payback for having put him in office (or so we allege). Elsewhere, Steve Forbes tells Newsmax that an ‘economic crisis’ is coming soon.  You had better believe it.  
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[i] We truly look forward to promoting the music of Cheap Trick in the next decade or so.

[ii] We began offering music by the supergroup Cream on Friday, 17-January-2014 through Monday, 03-February-2014.  Please seek out their albums by visiting posts on those corresponding dates.  You will be glad you did.  Sadly, at the time, we also should have presented the solo catalogs of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

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

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

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2005 Saturday: Following the filing against him of war crimes charges resulting from U.S. actions in the Iraq War, U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld cancels an appearance in Germany, the country where the charges were filed. This also follows a report from the Washington Post regarding a clandestine organization within the Pentagon that allows the U.S. military to skirt cooperation with the Central Intelligence Agency, and which is under direct control of Secretary Rumsfeld. Known as the Strategic Support Branch, it allows military intelligence to do whatever they have to do to ‘question’ jihadist suspects. In some circles, we call this “TORTURE.”

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22. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JANUARY 22, 2022:

President Lyndon Baines Johnson; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Philo Bradley; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Melvin R. Laird and Lloyd Austin; Acting U.S. Defense Secretary David Norquist; U.S. Transportation Secretary John Volpe; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Fred M. Vinson, David M. Kennedy, and Donald Regan; the Beatles featuring Billy Preston, Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Steve Adler, INXS featuring Michael Hutchence, Journey featuring Steve Perry, and Mott the Hoople featuring Peter “Overend” Watts:

  1. 871 Thursday: The Danish invasion army beats Ethelred of Wessex at the Battle of Basing.
  2. 1371 Tuesday: The crowning of Scottish King Robert II Stuart occurred on this date.
  3. 1498 Saturday: During his third voyage to the Western Hemisphere, Christopher Columbus arrived at the present-day Caribbean island of St. Vincent.
  4. 1510 Saturday: Colmar, Germany, expels its Jewish population.
  5. 1666 Friday: Shah Jahan, a descendant of Genghis Khan and Timur (Tamerlane), died at the age of 74.  He was the Mongol emperor of India who built the Taj Mahal as a mausoleum for his wife Mumtaz-i-Mahal.  
  6. 1690 Sunday: Iroquois tribes renew their allegiance to the British in their war against the French in North America.
  7. 1758 Sunday: Russian troops occupy Konigsberg, East Prussia.
  8. 1771 Tuesday: Spain cedes the Falkland Islands to Great Britain.
  9. 1874 Thursday: Inventor Samuel W. Francis received a patent for his ‘spork.’
  10.  1879 Wednesday: James Shields began a term as a U.S. Senator from Missouri.  He had previously served Illinois and Minnesota and in so doing became the first senator to serve three different states.  Elsewhere, Zulu warriors massacre a contingent of British troops at Isandhlwana.
  11. 1889 Tuesday: The Colombia Phonograph Company underwent formation in Washington, D.C.
  12. 1890 Wednesday: In Louisa, Kentucky, future 85th overall and 13th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson is born.  President Harry S. Truman would nominate his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Republican Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone and Vinson served from June 21, 1946, to September 08, 1953.  Prior to this, Vinson served his nation as its 53rd U.S. Treasury secretary.  Serving under the same president, he served from July 23, 1945, until June 23, 1946.
  13. 1892 Friday: In Washington, D.C., the 41st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Philo Bradley, died.  President Ulysses S. Grant nominated his fellow Republican to fill a new seat on the nation’s high court and Bradley served from March 21, 1870, to January 22, 1892.
  14. 1895 Tuesday: The National Association of Manufacturers underwent formation in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  15. 1901 Tuesday: Britain’s Queen Victoria died at age 81, after a reign of nearly 63 years; her eldest son, Edward VII succeeded her.
  16. 1903 Thursday: The Hay-Herrán Treaty underwent signing by United States Secretary of State John M. Hay and Colombian Chargé Dr. Thomas Herrán.  Once signed, the treaty granted the United States rights to the land proposed for the construction of the Panama Canal.  
  17. 1905 Sunday: In St. Petersburg, Russia, government troops fired on a mob of rioting leftist workers, killing 500 and wounding hundreds of others.  The world would come to know this event as “Bloody Sunday.”  It would eventually be one of the key occurrences that would lead to the Bolshevik Revolution.
  18. 1907 Tuesday: The Richard Strauss opera, “Salome” made its American debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York; its racy content sparked outrage and forced cancellation of additional performances. 
  19. 1912 Monday: The Florida Keys Over-Sea Railroad, which connected the Keys to the mainland, went into service.
  20. 1917 Monday: President Woodrow Wilson pleaded for an end to war in Europe, calling for “peace without victory.”  (By April, however, America also was at war).
  21. 1918 Tuesday: The Ukraine proclaims itself a free republic.
  22. 1922 Sunday: The 258th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XV died; Pope Pius XI succeeded him.   Benedict XV served from September 03, 1914, until today.  His successor, Pius XI served from February 06, 1922, until February 10, 1939.  
  23. 1925 Thursday: Albania proclaims itself a republic under the leadership of Achmed Zogu.
  24. 1930 Wednesday: In New York, construction workers began the excavation for the future Empire State Building.
  25. 1938 Saturday: In Princeton, N.J., a troupe of actors performed “Our Town,” by Thornton Wilder for the first time.
  26. 1939 Sunday: At Columbia University, the uranium atom is first split.
  27. 1941 Wednesday: British and Australian troops capture the port of Tobruk from the Italian Army.  Meanwhile, in the Balkans, the first mass killing of Jews takes place in Romania, an Axis ally.
  28. 1943 Friday:  On the Eastern Front, as Axis troops continue a fighting withdrawal across frigid Russian steppe to friendly lines, Soviet forces continue bombarding the remnants of the German Sixth Army abandoned in the city.  It is a testament to frostbitten, starving men that they continue repelling one Soviet assault after another even as ammunition dwindles, medical supplies critically short, and food a distant memory.
  29. 1944 Saturday: On the Eastern Front in the Ukraine with colder than usual weather, the Soviets are building a massive force with which to begin reducing the German troops trapped within the Cherkassy pocket.   The Russians believe they have 11 divisions comprising 85,000 men whereas the Germans only had six puffed up to look like a larger number.  In reality, they had about 56,000 troops.   
  30. 1944 Saturday A: Meanwhile, on the Italian Front, the Battle of Anzio, Italy, commences with the Allies stopped on the beach.  Their goal was to strike around behind German defenses and strike for Rome, but the Germans were prepared.
  31. 1945 Monday: The United States Army Air Force launches heavy raids against the Japanese island of Okinawa.  This will prove to be the pivotal battle of the Pacific, one so savagely fought that President Harry S. Truman would have no choice other than to deploy not one but two atomic bombs later in the year to force a Japanese capitulation.
  32. 1947 Wednesday: KTLA Channel 5, in Hollywood began operation as the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River.
  33. 1949 Saturday: Steve Perry, future vocalist with the rock band, Journey[i] 1977-1998, was born in Hanford, California, on this date.
  34. 1950 Sunday: Alger Hiss, a former adviser to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, underwent conviction for lying under oath for having denied contacts with a Soviet agent.  He received a prison sentence of 5 years.
  35. 1951 Monday: Fidel Castro suffered ejection from a Winter League baseball game after hitting a batter.  He later gave up baseball for politics- hardcore, murderous, left-wing, communist-Marxist politics, becoming the murderous dictator of Cuba.
  36. 1957 Tuesday: During the Suez Crisis, Israeli forces withdraw from the Sinai Desert.
  37. 1960 Friday: Michael Hutchence, future lead vocalist with the Australian rock band, INXS[ii], 1977-1997, was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on this date.
  38. 1962 Monday: The Organization of American States (OAS) suspended the membership of communist Cuba.  
  39. 1965 Friday: Future drummer with the drug-fueled rock band, Guns ‘n’ Roses[iii], 1985-1990, Steve Adler, is born in Cleveland, Ohio, on this date.
  40. 1967 Sunday: In the NFL Pro Bowl, the East beats the West 20-10.
  41. 1968 Monday: The fast-paced sketch comedy program  “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In,” premiered on NBC-TV.
  42. 1969 Wednesday: Billy Preston[iv] becomes the fifth Beatle.  Meanwhile, the 60th U.S. Treasury Secretary David M. Kennedy assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from today until February 11, 1971.  Meanwhile, the 2nd U.S. Transportation Secretary John Volpe assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under the same president from today until February 02, 1973.  Also, assuming office on this date, the 10th U.S. Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird.  Secretary Laird would serve until January 29, 1973.
  43. 1970 Thursday: The first regularly schedule commercial flight of the Boeing 747 began in New York City and ended in London about 6.5 hours later.
  44. 1973 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in its Roe v. Wade decision, legalized abortions using a trimester approach.  Next, a Boeing 707 chartered by Nigeria Airways crashed while attempting to land at Kano International Airport; 176 of the 202 people aboard were killed.  Next, in Kingston, Jamaica, “Big George” Foreman upset reigning heavyweight champion “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier with a TKO at the 2:26 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled heavyweight boxing championship bout scheduled to go 15 rounds.  Besides Foreman’s record going to 38-0, he also won the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles of the world.  “Smokin’ Joe’s” record dropped to 29-1.  Finally, former President Lyndon Baines Johnson died at his Texas ranch in Stonewall, Texas, at age 64. 
  45. 1974 Tuesday: In Mayfair, London, England, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Young won a 10-round bout on points over his opponent, English boxer Les Stevens.
  46. 1981 Thursday: The 66th U.S. Treasury Secretary Donald Regan assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 22, 1981, to February 01, 1985.
  47. 1984 Sunday: Super Bowl XVIII: the Los Angeles Raiders beat the Washington Redskins, 38-9, in Tampa Bay, Florida.  Marcus Allen of the Raiders is the MVP.
  48. 1988 Friday: At the 2:55 minute mark of Round 4 in a scheduled 12-round heavyweight boxing championship bout (WBA, WBC, and IBF titles), Mike Tyson scores a technical knockout of Larry Holmes to retain the heavyweight boxing titles.  Holmes record would drop to 48-3 while that of “Iron Mike” Tyson would go to 33-0.  Also on the card, Michael “Dynamite” Dokes beat Canadian heavyweight boxer Ken Lakusta, with a TKO at the 2:52 minute mark of Round 7 in a scheduled 10-round bout.  In so doing, Dokes record improved to 31-1-2.
  49. 1989 Sunday: Super Bowl XXIII: the San Francisco 49ers beat the Cincinnati Bengals 20-16 in Miami; Jerry Rice of the 49ers is the MVP. 
  50. 1995 Sunday: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy died at Hyannis Port, Massachusetts at age 104.
  51. 1998 Thursday: Theodore Kaczynski pleaded guilty in Sacramento to being the Unabomber responsible for three deaths and 29 injuries in return for a sentence of life in prison without parole.
  52. 2003 Wednesday: The United Nations reports there is NO link between al-Qaida and Iraq.  U.S. President George W. Bush thinks otherwise.  Meanwhile, the Global Warming alarmists go silent as a massive blast of Arctic air descends upon central North America bringing freezing temperatures, blizzards, fog, and other wintry weather to people living in the region.  Wow.
  53. 2004 Thursday: The Democratic Party goes before the microphone banks and accuses the Republican Party of having its operatives hack into DNC computers.  Didn’t they accuse President Richard M. Nixon’s people of doing the exact same thing?  Uh, yeah, the tune sounds familiar.
  54. 2005 Saturday: Following the filing against him of war crimes charges resulting from U.S. actions in the Iraq War, U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld cancels an appearance in Germany, the country where the charges were filed.  This also follows a report from the Washington Post regarding a clandestine organization within the Pentagon that allows the U.S. military to skirt cooperation with the Central Intelligence Agency, and which is under direct control of Secretary Rumsfeld.  Known as the Strategic Support Branch, it allows military intelligence to do whatever they have to do to ‘question’ jihadist suspects.   In some circles, we call this “TORTURE.”
  55. 2006 Sunday: Following two explosions along Russian pipelines running through North Ossetia, Moscow cuts off supplies of natural gas to Georgia and Armenia, two countries it is secretly trying to manipulate into doing its bidding and preventing them from cozying up to the West.
  56. 2007 Monday: The much-beloved religion of peace- Islam (which ain’t no ‘religion of peace’) sees death and destruction across the cities of Baghdad and Baquoba as more than 100 people are killed and God knows how many injured.  This is the result of President George W. Bush’s unnecessary invasion of this country.
  57. 2008 Tuesday: As the 2008 Presidential Primaries continue, former Tennessee Senator Fred Thompson, R-TN, announces he is withdrawing from the race.  Meanwhile, India is having problems what with the bird flu- H5N1- running amok through parts of their country.  Everyone secretly suspects that the bird flu is yet another escapee out of communist China which just so happens to be right next door to the world’s largest democracy.
  58. 2009 Thursday: President Barack Hussein Obama goes before the microphone banks and promises that within ONE YEAR from today, he will close down the POW camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and will bring the Islamist scum held there to the United States to stand trial in federal court.  He also pledges to his eager listeners that the U.S. will NO longer torture its enemies.  (Note- we shall see).  In other news, Microsoft announces it will slash 5,000 jobs as the demand for desktop computers has dropped dramatically. 
  59. 2010 Friday: Thousands of Venezuelans protest for and against Hugo Chavez’s policies regarding energy shortages and currency revaluation.  Elsewhere, even though President Barack Hussein Obama promised that he would close down Guantanamo Bay, Cuba’s POW camp for Islamist terrorists on Day No. 1, the BBC reports that a U.S. Justice Department task force recommends that 47 of the scumbags held there should be held ‘indefinitely.’  (How about this: SHOOT THEM).  
  60. 2011 Saturday: In his second to his final bout, former heavyweight champion Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield saw his pro record go to 43-4-2 with a NO CONTEST in the 3rd round of a scheduled 12-round bout when he suffered an accidental head gash in the WBF title bout with opponent Sherman Williams.   Elsewhere, in Belarus, following the swearing in of new President Alexander Lukashenko, his goons then go out and begin arresting members of the opposition.
  61. 2012 Sunday: We learned that yesterday, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich won the South Carolina primary with 40-percent of the vote.   Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney who came in second with 28-percent of the vote in the state that began the American Civil War whines that ‘Newt is using weapons of the left’ to be his fellow Republicans in the primary and that ‘they will come back around on him and them.’  Elsewhere, video of Congressman Ron Paul speaking in front of a Confederate flag arises which brings condemnation on the Republican from Texas.  Oh, boohoo.
  62. 2013 Tuesday: Chinese researchers discover an ancient human fossil in a cave near Beijing; the 40,000-year-old leg bone shows that it was related to present-day Asians and Native Americans, thus the Chi-Coms would have us believe that they have a claim to North America.  Let’s nuke these SOBs.  
  63. 2014 Wednesday: The European Space Agency researchers detect water vapor on the minor planet Ceres, the largest asteroid and only dwarf planet within the inner Solar System, an utterly amazing find.  Elsewhere, a rare, blue, 29.6-carat diamond, one of the most exceptional ever mined at the Cullinan mine, is discovered about 25 miles northeast of Pretoria, South Africa.
  64. 2015 Thursday: The European Central Bank announces that it is going to follow the same crackpot economic policies of the United States by going to ‘quantitative easing,’ where it is going to print (worthless) Euros with which to purchase government-issued debt instruments.  The Europeans hope that is going to improve the crumbling economy within the Eurozone but all they need do is to look at Barack Obama’s America—disasters loom ahead for the Europeans.  Elsewhere, both the president and prime minister of Yemen resign their offices following the storming of the presidential palace the day prior.
  65. 2016 Friday: Following the horrid Paris terrorist attacks of 2015, the U.S. strengthens its visa entry requirements in the hope of preventing similar attacks from occurring in the U.S.  All visitors from Japan, Europe, and Australia who have visited Iran, Iraq, Syria, or Sudan in the past five years to obtain NEW visas or be turned away.
  66. 2017 Sunday: In the NFC Championship Game, the Atlanta Falcons destroy the Green Bay Packers, 44-21—and move onto Super Bowl LI.  Meanwhile, in the AFC Championship Game, the New England Patriots move onto Super Bowl LI after demolishing the Pittsburgh Steelers by a score of 36-17.  For the Falcons, it will be only their second super bowl appearance in franchise history while for the Patriots in the Belichick-Brady Era it will be their seventh appearance.   Elsewhere- in Herefordshire, England- longtime bassist with the British rock bands, Mott the Hoople, Mott, and the British Lions[v]– Peter “Overend” Watts lost his battle with throat cancer on this date.  The legendary bassist was 69 years old.
  67. 2018 Monday: The United States- to the shock of millions of Palestinian-lovers- announces that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the eternal capital of Israel.  Anti-Semites go nuts across the U.S. and around the world.   In a speech before the Knesset, Vice President Mike Pence says it will become official in early 2019 with the opening of a brand-new embassy.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate strikes a deal to keep the government open until February 8 by which time they hope to have a funding bill passed.
  68. 2019 Tuesday: As the now-infamous government shutdown continues to drag on, various federal government agencies lament as to ‘how bad’ things are going to become if funding does not immediately begin flowing into their flaccid agencies.   In the U.S. Senate, senators debate competing funding bills.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Supreme Court greenlights President Donald J. Trump’s requested ban of transgender servicemembers.  Down in Venezuela, people are getting killed as anti-government protests continue ramping up and the illegal government of strongman Nicolas Maduro sends loyal troops out into the streets to beat the people back into line.
  69. 2020 Wednesday: Communist Chinese health authorities seal off the entire city of Wuhan, China, as COVID-19 cases begin exploding across the city.  It’s too late as the disease is hopscotching around the planet.  Elsewhere, following an argument outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Seattle, Washington, eight people suffer gunshot wounds with one dead.  Meanwhile, in the U.S. Senate, opening arguments in Washington, D.C. in the FIRST IMPEACHMENT TRIAL of President Donald J. Trump get underway.  Finally, the Oakland Raiders make it official: they are now the Las Vegas Raiders. 
  70. 2021 Friday:  As confirmation hearings for ‘President’ Joe Biden’s Cabinet continues, Little Mayor Pete Buttigieg, up for secretary of Transportation, when asked about the immediate loss of 10,000-to-11,000 high-paying jobs for those engaged in constructing the Keystone XL Pipeline, evades the question by saying, ‘we’ll find them other jobs.’  Pete, you gonna teach them to CODE?  Meanwhile, with the bust of Winston Churchill banished from the Oval Office back to the basement again, Senator Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, and other senators want the POW/MIA flag returned to the White House.  What’s up, “Beijing Biden?”  Speaking of the usurper ‘President’ Joe Biden, he orders U.S. intelligence agencies to turn their vision INWARD to root out white supremacists, white militia members, and others now deemed to be enemies of the state.  (Note- Chef Charles says white males are to Democrats what Jews were to Nazis.  Read his post on Monday).  Next, critics of the executive order on trannys participating in sports opposite their biological sex is the “erasure of women.”  It once was Democrats once loved women whereas now, not so much.  They love illegal aliens and perversion more.
  71. 2021 Friday A: After massive outrage occurred over Tweeted videos of U.S. National Guard members sleeping in a parking garage in Washington, D.C., surfaced- in 32-degree and colder weather- First Lady Jill Biden went down there for photo ops, kissed, and made nice, and allowed them to return to the Capitol Building.  They were sent to the parking garage once their photo purpose was over- making it appear that the Capitol and the Inauguration was imminent threat of attack by Trump supporters because Democrats have NO LOVE for the American military.  Hence why Governors Greg Abbott, Texas, and Ron DeSantis, Florida, are calling their guard members home or vowing never to send them again.  Excellent.
  72. 2021 Friday B: Pressure is mounting on ‘President’ Joe Biden NOT to hire BIG TECH hacks to flesh out his White House communications department.  Meanwhile, Google is threatening to strip its search engine from Australia (there’s Mozilla, Opera, Bing, Safari, among others) because of a bill there that will charge Google for its news feeds.  BIG TECH trying to crush people and countries again yet loves the Chi-Coms.  Wow.  Elsewhere, Bloomberg News says it might be ‘difficult’ to ban Fox News Channel and Newsmax.  Where there’s a will, there’s a way, you frigging fascists.  Meanwhile, Google is shuttering Loon, an alternative to cellphone towers using balloons.
  73. 2021 Friday C: “Hammering Hank” Aaron baseball great received the COVID-19 vaccine as a way of encouraging fellow black folks to get the vaccine back on January 5.  On January 22, he is dead at age 86.  Chef Bea O’Malley of the AICPENDBLOG.COM says there is NO way her or her family is getting the vaccine because when white liberals encourage black folks to do something, it never works out good for them.  Speaking of the Chi-Vi, Dr. Tony Fauci, a guy who’s all over the ballpark and not in a clever way says, he thinks we are plateauing out now what with ‘Usurper Joe’ Biden as our president.  Simultaneously, Great Britain says their variant of the Chi-Vi is not only more contagious but also more deadly.  Wow.   
  74. 2021 Friday D: ‘President’ Joe Biden is pushing stopgap measures while he tries to get Congress onboard with his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan, a plan that will be funded with Chi-Com cash. In a sign of an ‘improving Biden economy,’ the ‘46th president’ is pushing for more food stamps like his former boss, Barack Obama, did back during the eight years of Obama-Biden.  Things were so good back then; food stamp usage was at an all-time historic high.  Guess we are returning to the GOOD OLD DAYS.  Likewise, he is pushing his $15 minimum wage increase for all federal workers which also is going to harm the economy.  In other interesting economic/labor news, Amazon.com is demanding IN-PERSON voting in the union vote in COVID-19-afflicted Alabama.  Amazon wants ‘in-person voting’ but in the 2020 Presidential Election, we couldn’t have ‘in person’ voting?  Tells you all you need to know: “86 46.”
  75. 2021 Friday E: House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer, and Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell plan to get the second impeachment trial of former President Donald J. Trump underway and soon.  However, constitutional scholars say you CANNOT impeach a former president.  I guess we shall see.  Former White House economic adviser Peter Navarro says you ‘forget unity’ if this bogus sham moves forward.   Speaking of impeachment, freshman Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Green- the famed MTG- has put forth articles of impeachment for the ‘46th president’ over his close ties to the Chi-Coms who are celebrating the NEW ‘Biden administration’ and the departure of Donald J. Trump.  It tells you all you need to know.  Congressman Steve Scalise, R-LA, also says ‘President’ Joe Biden should immediately nix the bogus impeachment of the out-of-office 45th president.  We concur.
  76. 2021 Friday F: Upon orders from ‘President’ Joe Biden, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers halts construction on the southern border wall.  There goes more interconnected jobs.   Senator Roger Marshall of Kansas says ‘President’ Joe Biden must reconsider stoppage of the Keystone XL Pipeline project.  He won’t.  Moving on, a unanimous vote puts Janet Yellen in as secretary of the U.S. Treasury while a nearly unanimous votes makes U.S. Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, Ret., as the new 28th secretary of Defense.  His predecessor, Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense David Norquist stepped down on this date.  He served from January 20 until today.
  77. 2021 Friday G: Twitter finally cancels the scumbag ayatollah of Iran for calling death and destruction down upon Donald Trump.  What took you so long?   Speaking of former President Trump, his banks move to cancel him and his banking accounts.  Wow.  This is America?  Meanwhile, the Kremlin welcomes the ‘Biden administration’s’ return to extend the Open Skies Treaty between the U.S. and Russia but would like to see the details.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms are importing ‘doctored oil’ from Venezuela so as to sneak it past inspectors seeking to clamp down on oil imports from the totalitarian hellhole.  Elsewhere, in other interesting news, the city of Chicago has already experienced 1,125 violent carjackings just this year.  Who the hell wants to visit the Windy City?
  78. 2021 Friday H: Here are the numbers for the COVID-19 global pandemic, the planet first: 97,973,544 confirmed cases, +717,789, 2,101,894, confirmed deaths, +17,882, and 54,008,728 confirmed recoveries (lower than reported last week), +419,939.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 24,973,544 confirmed cases, up 477,526 from yesterday’s reporting, 415,653 confirmed deaths, UP 9,463, and 10,913,397 confirmed recoveries, UP 351,315.
  79. 2021 Friday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,115,704 confirmed cases, 35,768 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases (this number has not changed in a week), 328 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 300,420 confirmed cases, 4,131 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: New Hampshire: currently, they have 60,294 confirmed cases, 962 confirmed deaths, and 53,128 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 582,869 confirmed cases, 4,245 confirmed deaths, and 497,578 confirmed recoveries.   
  80. 2021 Friday J: For a laugh, let’s look at the Chi-Coms’ numbers- they say they have 88,701 cases, +247, 4,635 confirmed deaths, and 82,468 confirmed recoveries, +36.  This, of course, is ALL BULLS**T.  When we had contacts in Hong Kong, they said times the numbers by 100, 150, or 200 times and you would get a somewhat closer picture.  Rat-eating scum.  Speaking of the Chi-Vi, Amazon.com is offering to help the ‘Biden administration’ with distribution of the now-questionable vaccines.  They could have aided the previous president but nope, no flipping way.
  81. 2021 Friday K:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,996.98, DOWN 179.03 points (-0.57%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,543.06, UP 12.15 points (+0.09%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,841.47, DOWN 11.60 points (-0.30%).  The price of GOLD is $1,855.50 per troy oz., -0.70 (-0.40%) while the price of SILVER is $25.56 per troy ounce, +0.009 (+0.04%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,109.10 per troy oz, -2.50 (-0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $3.62 per pound, -0.0065 (-0.18%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,365.20 per troy oz, -9.90 (-0.42%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $51.98 per barrel, -0.29 (-0.55%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros while one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chi-Com yuan.  One-dollar U.S. = 0.000030 Bitcoin.  Next, one U.S. greenback = 75.15 Russian rubles.   In other economic news, U.S. house sales of existing homes hits its highest mark back in 2006 at an 0.22-percent increase due to a slowdown in new home construction.  However, we fear that unless the government provides aid to landlords, the Chi-Coms will become the de facto landowner in the U.S. via using strawman companies to snap up all available real estate.  We cannot permit something as outrageous as this EVER to happen.
  82. 2021 Friday L: Stay tuned for tonight’s Mega-Millions draw what with a $999 million jackpot up for grabs.  Okay, here’s the numbers for Draw #1627 with NO BIG WINNER(S): 04, 26, 42, 50, 60, and Mega 24.  Out of 1,082,353 winning tickets, the highest winners were 26 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $11,036 apiece.  UPDATE- although the California Lottery website shows the Mega Millions pot is now $20 million, it still is not showing that someone actually WON the pot, estimated to be $1.1 billion.  News media is reporting a sole winner in Michigan so we will update when we possess the information.  FINAL UPDATE: one person won in Michigan won the big pot worth $1.01 billion.  Congratulations.
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[i] We should have promoted the music of Journey around the time we did the music of Santana. We hope to do so sometime within the next 10-12 years.  We hope you will remain alert for the day when we do.

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of INXS sometime within the next 15 years or so.  We hope you will be there when we do.  We thank you.

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

[iv] We look forward to doing the music of Billy Preston one day.  We hope you will remain vigilant for the day that we do.

[v] 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.

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63. 2019 Monday A: Venezuelan military members launch a mutiny against their despotic President Nicolas Maduro, former bus driver and low IQ individual. The Venezuelan government- with help from their Cuban, Russian, and Chi-Com subsidiaries quash it with the surviving members facing charges of ‘treason.’

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21. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Morrison Waite and Joseph McKenna; U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Kevin Cramer; Soviet Leader Vladimir Ilyich Lenin; The Allman Brothers Band featuring Lamar Williams, the Beatles featuring George Harrison, “War” by Edwin Starr, the Ohio Players featuring Walter “Junie” Morrison, and Richie Havens- the first performer at Woodstock:

  1. 1077 Sunday: German King Heinrich I petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness.
  2. 1118 Monday: The reign of the 160th Roman Catholic Pope Paschal II ends today.  He first acquired his Holy Cross on August 13, 1099.
  3. 1189 Saturday: Kings Philip II, Henry II, and Richard the Lionhearted initiate the Third Crusade.
  4. 1276 Tuesday: After being elected by his fellow cardinals, Pierre de Tarantaise becomes the 185th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent V.  He would guide his global flock from today until June 22, 1276.
  5. 1648 Tuesday: Margaret Brent went before the Maryland colonial assembly to seek two votes in that body, one for herself as a landowner, the other as the legal representative of the absent Lord Baltimore; the assembly turned her down.
  6. 1774 Friday: The 26th Ottoman Turkish Caliph, i.e., Sultan Mustafa III ended his time as guide of all Muslims.  He first assumed power on October 30, 1757.  His successor, the 27th Sultan Abdul Hamid I assumed power on this date and would guide his people until April 07, 1789.  
  7. 1789 Wednesday: The first American novel, “Power of Sympathy” by W.H. Brown is published.
  8. 1793 Monday: During the French Revolution, King Louis XVI, condemned for treason, was executed on the guillotine.  Meanwhile, Prussia and Russia agree to a treaty in which, they divide the Kingdom of Poland between them.
  9. 1799 Monday: William Jenner’s introduces his smallpox vaccination.
  10. 1813 Thursday: Pineapple is first introduced to the Hawaiian Islands.
  11. 1827 Sunday: The Freedom Journal, the first all-black publication in the United States releases its first issue.
  12. 1853 Friday: Dr. Russell L. Hawes patented the envelope-folding machine on this date.
  13. 1861 Monday: Jefferson Davis of Mississippi and four other Southerners whose states had seceded from the Union resigned from the U.S. Senate.
  14. 1865 Saturday: Oil producers used torpedoes to drill an oil well for the first time.
  15. 1874 Wednesday: The 43rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Morrison Waite took his seat on the nation’s high court on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, President Ulysses S. Grant nominated him to fill then Associate Justice Salmon P. Chase’s seat.  Waite served from today until March 23, 1888.
  16. 1880 Wednesday: In Memphis, Tennessee, the first independent sewage system—separate from storm drains—is introduced.
  17. 1898 Friday: The 57th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph McKenna assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President William McKinley nominated him to fill Stephen Field’s seat.  He served from today until January 05, 1925.
  18. 1900 Sunday: Canadian troops set sail to fight in South Africa.  The Boers had attacked Ladysmith on January 8, 1900.
  19. 1908 Tuesday: New York City’s Board of Alderman passed the Sullivan Ordinance, which prohibited women from smoking in public establishments.  Two weeks later, however, Mayor George B. McClellan Jr. vetoed the act but not before one woman- Katie Mulcahy- went to jail overnight for refusing to pay a fine.
  20. 1910 Friday: The British Empire and Czarist Russian launch a military intervention into Persia for purposes of controlling its oil industry.  Elsewhere, the Great Paris Flood began as the rain-swollen Seine River burst its banks, sending water into the French capital. 
  21. 1911 Saturday: The first Monte Carlo automobile rally took place on this date; seven days later, driver Henri Roughler won the race.
  22. 1915 Thursday: The first Kiwanis Club was founded in Detroit, Michigan.
  23. 1924 Monday: Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin died at age 53.  Josef Stalin then began a purge of his rivals for leadership of the Soviet Union.
  24. 1927 Friday: The opera, “Faust,” became the first opera broadcast over a national public radio network and did so on this date.  The performance occurred in Chicago, Illinois.  
  25. 1937 Thursday: Count Basie and his band recorded “One O’clock Jump” for Decca records.  On this date in 1942, they re-recorded the song for Okeh Records.
  26. 1939 Saturday: Famed rock-and-roll deejay Wolf Man Jack was born on this date.
  27. 1941 Tuesday: Axis partner Bulgaria launches its first anti-Jewish measures in line with Berlin.  Elsewhere, Richie Havens[i], rock vocalist was born in Brooklyn, New York.  Havens was the first performer at Woodstock 1969 going on stage at 5:07 P.M. and performing until 07:00 P.M.  Finally, due to ‘wartime restrictions,’ the government of Britain banned the communist newspaper, the “Daily Worker,’ from publication.
  28. 1942 Wednesday: Famed rock vocalist, Edwin Starr[ii] who would sing the massive hit, “War,” was born on this date.
  29. 1943 Thursday: Soviet troops conquer the Gumrak Airport near the city of Stalingrad, further trapping the Axis forces there.  In an effort to keep German and allied forces in the fight at Stalingrad, Adolf Hitler awards General Friedrich Paulus his field marshal’s baton.  The trapped Sixth Army would cling to their positions in the rubble for another 10 days.
  30. 1943 Thursday A: The fight for Novaya Postoyalovka sputters to an end as Italian troops assaulting the village realize they must push on.  Hoped-for reinforcements from other Italian and German armored units are fighting their own battles to push through subzero temperatures as they struggle to break one Red Army encirclement attempt after another.  The dead and dying are left in the snow with a few medical officers as the rest struggle to evade capture.
  31. 1944 Friday: 649 British bombers attack Magdeburg, Germany while 447 German bombers hit London, England.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, Soviets are horrified at the devastation the Germans had caused areas surrounding Leningrad where they had been besieging the city for more than two years.  Whatever the Germans had not trashed while they ringed the city, they trashed on the way out.  However, by the 27th, the siege would be lifted and the Leningraders still alive freed.
  32. 1944 Friday A: South in the Ukraine, the Soviets are trying to figure a way with which, they can divide the forces in Cherkassy pocket.  The ‘witches cauldron’ as the Germans labeled the massive collection of German forces is a tough nut to crack.  If they can penetrate a line between two German divisions- one infantry and one armor- they stand a good chance of bagging and/or destroying more Axis troops than in the Stalingrad and subsequent campaigns of the previous year.
  33. 1950 Saturday: A grand jury in New York found Alger Hiss- former State Department official- guilty of having lied to it.  Proclaiming his innocence, Hiss still served about four years in prison.
  34. 1954 Thursday: The first atomic submarine, the USS Nautilus, launched at Groton, Connecticut on this date with First Lady Mamie Eisenhower breaking the traditional body of champagne across her bow.  However, the Nautilus did not make its first nuclear-powered run until nearly a year later.  Elsewhere, automobile engineers introduced the first gas turbine automobile engine on this date.
  35. 1961 Saturday: Future U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer is born in Rolette, North Dakota.  A Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2019, representing his home state.
  36. 1966 Friday: Beatle[iii] George Harrison marries Patti Boyd.  (Later, Ms. Boyd would dump George for his best friend, Eric Clapton[iv] and their love inspired the former Yardbird[v] and Cream[vi] guitarist to write the massive hit, “Layla.”
  37. 1968 Sunday: The Battle of Khe Sanh began during the Vietnam War.  An American B-52 bomber carrying four hydrogen bombs crashed in Greenland, killing one crew member, and scattering radioactive material.
  38. 1970 Wednesday: The Boeing 747 made its first commercial flight from New York to London for Pan American Airlines.
  39. 1973 Sunday: The third NFL Pro Bowl takes place with the AFC beating the NFC by a score of 33-28.
  40. 1974 Monday: Gold hits a record $161.31 an ounce while silver hits $3.97 an ounce in London.
  41. 1976 Thursday: The French Concorde SST aircraft began regular commercial service for Air France and British Airways.
  42. 1977 Friday: President Jimmy Carter pardons almost ALL Vietnam draft resisters.
  43. 1981 Wednesday: Future subway shooter, Bernard Goetz is assaulted on a New York City subway for the first time.
  44. 1983 Friday: Lamar Williams—the bassist who took over from Berry Oakley of the Allman Brothers Band[vii]—lost his fight with lung cancer on this date.  Doctors believed the exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam led to the cancer and his untimely death at age 34.  
  45. 1988 Thursday: The United States accepts the immigration of 30,000 U.S.-Vietnamese children from the Vietnam War.
  46. 1991 Monday: CBS correspondent Bob Simon suffers being captured by Iraqi troops in the Persian Gulf.
  47. 1992 Tuesday: In Las Vegas, Nevada, heavyweight boxer Michael “Dynamite” Dokes scored a TKO over Canadian boxer, Danny Stonewalker, at the 2:39 minute mark of Round 6 in a scheduled 1-round bout.  Dokes’ record would go to 44-3-2.
  48. 1994 Friday: The DOW Jones Industrial Average passes 3,900 (3,914.20).  Elsewhere, in Manassas, Virginia, a jury acquitted Lorena Bobbitt because of temporary insanity of maliciously wounding her husband, John.  After having accused him of sexually assaulting her, she severed his penis with a knife.
  49. 1997 Tuesday: For the first time in the history of the U.S. House of Representatives, the body voted to discipline its leader, Newt Gingrich, and to fine him for ethical misconduct.
  50. 1998 Wednesday: Pope John Paul II visits the communist island nation of Cuba.  Elsewhere, Monica Lewinsky, a former White House intern said on tape that she had an affair with President Bill Clinton in the anteroom to the Oval Office and elsewhere and that the president used cigars as sex toys.
  51. 1999 Thursday: The U.S. Coast Guard intercepted a ship headed for Houston that had more than 9,500 pounds of cocaine aboard, making it one of the largest drug busts in history.  People must have died all over Latin America for this f**k-up.  Elsewhere down in Marksville, Louisiana, Donovan “Razor” Ruddock improved his pro heavyweight boxing record to 32-5-1 with a TKO of opponent, Tony LaRosa, in Round 3 of a 10-round scheduled boxing match.
  52. 2002 Monday: In London, a 17th century book by Captain John Smith, founder of the English settlement at Jamestown, Va., sold at auction for $48,800.  “The General History of Virginia, New England, and the Summer Isles” first published in 1632.
  53. 2003 Tuesday: The U.S. Census Bureau announced that estimates demonstrated the Hispanic population had passed the black population for the first time, much of it going up because of unchecked illegal immigration.  Time to halt the flood.
  54. 2009 Wednesday: Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, entered the U.S. Senate on this date representing the state of Colorado.
  55. 2011 Friday: In a referendum based on almost 99-percent of the voters, South Sudan votes for independence from the Sudan.  Meanwhile, South Korean naval assets carry out an assault on a Somali pirate base killing at least 10 of the scum and rescuing their crewmembers who were recently seized by the Islamist scum.   While rescuing the 21 sailors and saving their vessel, they capture another five pirates and take them back to South Korea.
  56. 2013 Monday: Germany, France, and nine other EU countries await approval from EU finance ministers to institute the Tobin tax, a tax on financial transactions.
  57. 2014 Tuesday: Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro announces that the tax on gasoline in the crumbling socialist country is going to go UP from $0.06 per gallon to $0.17 per gallon.  The socialist country’s annual gas subsidy costs $12 billion, which is excessively much in a cash-strapped hellhole cursed with dwindling cash reserves.  Elsewhere, as the Obama administration tries to broker peace talks in the Syrian civil war, the big question is how to get Bashar al-Assad and his family out of the country so peace can occur?  He’s still there years later…
  58. 2015 Wednesday: Online bidding giant, eBay announces it is going to lay off 2,400 employees in advance of its plan to jettison its Pay-Pal unit; the company head expects the split to occur in mid-2015.  Meanwhile, Gazprom- the Russian state-owned national gas giant announces a change in directions for its pipeline to Europe, one that will re-route it under the Black Sea to Turkey and from there to the West.
  59. 2016 Thursday: Al-Shabaab militants go berserk and attack the beach area of Mogadishu murdering at least 20 innocent people and wounding loads of others.  The so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes yet again.  Elsewhere, a British court of inquiry reports that it’s highly likely Russian despot Vladimir Putin had the FSB murder former Russian intelligence officer Alexander Litvinenko ten years earlier in London.  It’s what the Soviets, er, uh, the Russians do, people.
  60. 2017 Saturday: Longtime keyboardist and vocalist with the funk-rock-soul band, the Ohio Players[viii]–Walter “Junie” Morrison—died on this date.  Meanwhile, on the day following the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, 1 million people rallied at women’s marches in the nation’s capital as well as across the country and the world to send the new president an emphatic message that they would not permit his agenda to go unchallenged.  Over the course of the year, it would become even worse as word began leaking out of a silent coup attempt against the President by members of the Deep State such as numerous criminals within the FBI.  The President has managed to keep fending off these uncalled-for attacks on him, his administration, and his family.
  61. 2018 Sunday: In the AFC Championship Round of the NFL Playoffs, the New England Patriots came back from being down 17-3 to win the AFC title by beating the Jacksonville Jaguars by a final score of 24-20.  In the NFC Championship Round, after putting seven points on the board in the opening drive, the Philadelphia Eagles came back and pounded the Minnesota Vikings by a final score of 38-7.  Meanwhile, as the federal government shutdown gets underway, President Donald J. Trump suggests the U.S. Senate resort to the nuclear option to get the government funded. 
  62. 2019 Monday: Things continue worsening in Afghanistan as the so-called ‘religion of peace’ (so said President George W. Bush) militant Islam strikes again, this time in Afghanistan as the Taliban conduct a major attack in Maidan Wardak Province when they hit the National Directorate of Security Center.  Their attack kills at least 126 security personnel and wounds numerous others.  And the Taliban are ‘negotiating peace.’  This is for what the Lord gave the United States the neutron bomb.  Use it, President Trump, use it.  
  63. 2019 Monday A: Venezuelan military members launch a mutiny against their despotic President Nicolas Maduro, former bus driver and low IQ individual.  The Venezuelan government- with help from their Cuban, Russian, and Chi-Com subsidiaries quash it with the surviving members facing charges of ‘treason.’  Next, the U.S. Senate is planning on using the nuclear option to push more Trump judges through onto the courts.  Finally, California Senator Kamala Harris says she is going to run for the 2020 presidential nomination of the Democratic Party.  She would not last long.[ix]
  64. 2020 Tuesday: This Tuesday, the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump commences in the U.S. Senate with House managers Adam Schiff, Jerrold Nadler, Val Demings, Sylvia Garcia, Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Jeffries, and Jason Crow begin the first of four days of repetition.  It is godawful boring, and Schiff and Nadler need to undergo impeachment themselves.  Anyhow, on this first day of impeachment, the House managers and the Trump defense team hammer out the rules by going through amendment after amendment after amendment starting at 1:00 P.M. until after 1:00 A.M.  Absolutely horrible.   Elsewhere, as communist Chinese health authorities begin running around trying to quell the growing COVID-19 epidemic, the first international cases turn up in Taiwan and in Washington state.  On the heels of the growing spread of the coronavirus, North Korea seals their borders to outsiders.
  65. 2021 Thursday: According to online left-wing behemoth reporting site Politico, Democrats in Washington, D.C. are unprepared for ‘total power.’  We guess we shall see.  Next, a report shows that nominee for secretary for the U.S. Dept. of Labor, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, is reported to have donated $90,000 to a Biden-linked firm.  Ah, buying office, time-honored way of doing business under Democratic administrations.   In other news, we learn that Kimberly Reed remade the Export-Import Bank so that it created more U.S. jobs and countered Chi-Com moves, moves that now will accelerate under the administration of ‘President Pro-China Joe’ Biden.
  66. 2021 Thursday A: After bidding outgoing President Donald J. Trump ‘good riddance,’ the Chi-Coms slap bans on former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and 27 other former members of the Trump administration.  Meanwhile, Chi-Com-supported Antifa rioters ‘go to town’ in Portland, Oregon, Seattle, Washington, Denver, Colorado, and in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Riots in the streets, violence, you name it, it’s occurring.  In Portland, Oregon, rioters are protesting ‘President’ Joe Biden and attack the Democratic Party headquarters in that city trying to burn it down.  ‘Pro-China Joe’- if you want unity, you had better start whacking and stacking these sons-of-bitches.  NOW. Conduct a “Night of the Long Knives’ and clean out this scum before others reportedly are going to do it for you.  Meanwhile, a Proud Boys organizer who was in D.C. during the Capitol Hill riots undergoes arrest in Florida.
  67. 2021 Thursday B: Senator Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, opposes a waiver for U.S. Army General Ret. Lloyd Austin who is ‘President’ Joe Biden’s pick for secretary of Defense.  He gets the waiver anyway.   Speaking of ‘President’ Biden, he is leaving impeachment of former President Donald J. Trump up to the U.S. Senate while House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi promises to hold accountable all (GOP) House members who facilitated the Capitol Hill riots of January 6.  Note to Nance- YOU are the one who told Capitol Hill cops to stand aside and to allow Antifa and BLM to storm the backside of the Capitol.  Hope she gets the message.  House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, also promises the same.  In other ‘President’ Biden news, he’s keeping FBI Director Chris Wray on the job.  No surprise there.   Meanwhile, Peter Robb who ran National Labor Relations Board for President Donald J. Trump is FIRED by ‘President’ Joe Biden after being asked to resign.  Finally, ‘President’ Joe Biden with the strike of a pen ends his predecessor’s immigration order that forced all illegal aliens seeking asylum to remain in Mexico. 
  68. 2021 Thursday C:  Speaking of the ‘President’ Biden administration, Israeli ambassador Danny Danon tells Newsmax TV he’s not worried about Twitter as much as he is about Biden’s pro-Palestinian ideas.  We are, too.  Meanwhile, Canada is upset that Biden canceled out the Keystone XL Pipeline because of the loss of high-paying jobs for both Americans and Canadians.  There are more than 10,000 jobs with a payroll of $2.2 billion going to vanish like a puff of smoke.   Republican Senator Rob Portman of Ohio is begging the Biden administration to reconsider.  Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy says that Biden stopping drilling in the National Arctic Wildlife Preserve is going to destroy the economy in the 49th state while New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu says the raising of the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour is going to crush his state.  
  69. 2021 Thursday D: Meanwhile, jobless claims for last week came in at 900,00 which they say is less than the previous week.  Also, mortgage loan applications have gone down, too, now that leftists are back in charge.  Elsewhere, Little Mayor Pete is before the Senate today so he can become U.S. Secretary of Transportation all because he filled in the potholes of South Bend, Indiana.  You go, Mayor Pete, you go!  Next, after ordering mask mandates for all federal properties including highways, ‘President’ Joe Biden goes to the Lincoln Memorial wearing NO mask.  Fine him!   Finally, ‘President’ Biden says we are rejoining the World Health Organization. Boy oh boy.
  70. 2021 Thursday E: Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, blasts ‘President’ Joe Biden for reentering the Paris Climate Accord.   Next, conservatives are outraged that a drooling Chris Wallace at Fox News Channel claimed that ‘President’ Biden’s inaugural address, one he barely managed to get through, as ‘the best he’s ever heard.’  No wonder people are abandoning FNC, it’s absolutely disgusting.   Elsewhere, fired, and disgraced former FBI Director James Comey says, ‘the GOP must be burnt down to the ground and rebuilt,’ we guess to get rid of the stench of Trump.  Yeah, right.  Finally, we learn that President Donald J. Trump extended Secret Service protection to all family members due to the lunatic lefties running around out there.
  71. 2021 Thursday F: The ‘Biden White House’ adds LGBTQIA+ friendly pronouns to its contact site.  Good for you!  Next, the U.S. Senate confirms Avril Haines as the nation’s next DNI.  Number one goal is cracking down on ‘white supremacists, white males (what Jews were to the Nazis, so are white males to the Democrats), and other evil denizens of the shadows.  Speaking of which, the FBI arrests some ‘militia’ members in Connecticut they claim were at the Capitol Hill Riots of January 6.  Meanwhile, what with new Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen tying Bitcoin to ‘nefarious uses,’ the cryptocurrency’s value drops by 10-percent overnight.  Elsewhere, California health officials, after halting the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, have decided to fire them back up, judging whatever threat they thought they saw, no longer exists.   Finally, New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo says, ‘if the ‘Biden administration’ does not give him a $15 billion bailout to fix devastation for which he and his moron twin Billy Di Blasio bear full responsibility, he’s going to sue the administration.’  Wow.  Hopefully, we will see a repeat of what Gerald R. Ford told New York City back in the mid-1970s when they were begging for a bailout, “DROP DEAD.”
  72. 2021 Thursday G: Struggling Norwegian Airlines receives government backing for a survival plan in the era of COVID-19, the dreaded Chi-Com Virus.  Speaking of which, Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci, the man who has been wrong about everything on the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, says that he, ‘feels liberated’ working for ‘President’ Joe Biden.  Next, here are today’s stats for the Wuhan Flu, planet first: 97,268,568 confirmed cases, +627,964, 2,084,012, confirmed deaths, +15,091, and 53,588,790 confirmed recoveries, +321,780.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 24,496,018 confirmed cases, up 65,562 from yesterday’s reporting, 406,190 confirmed deaths, UP 1,378, and 10,562,082 confirmed recoveries, UP 51,007.  NOTE- the last TWO numbers have NOT been updated at post update time.
  73. 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: 3,090,339 confirmed cases, 35,004 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 325 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: 298,487 confirmed cases, 4,021 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Delaware: currently, they have 72,523 confirmed cases, 1,027 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 575,842 confirmed cases, 4,181 confirmed deaths, and 488,157 confirmed recoveries.  
  74. 2021 Thursday I:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,176.01, DOWN 12.37 points (-0.04%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,530.92, UP 73.67 points (+0.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,853.07, UP 1.22 points (+0.032%).  The price of GOLD is $1,869.90 per troy oz., +4.00 (+0.21%) while the price of SILVER is $26.00 per troy ounce, +0.151 (+0.58%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,136.10 per troy oz, +8.10 (+0.72%) while the price of COPPER is $3.65 per pound, -0.001 (-0.03%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,375.10 per troy oz, -28.10 (-1.17%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $53.03 per barrel, -0.10 (-0.19%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.71.  Next, $1.00 U.S. = 0.000032 Bitcoin (BTC).
  75. 2021 Thursday J: We learn that ‘President’ Joe Biden has followed in the footsteps of his mentor and former boss, President Barack Hussein Obama, and removed the bust of Winston Churchill from the Oval Office and returned it to the basement where Obama stored it for eight years during his two terms in office.  POS.  Meanwhile, Montana moves to prohibit trannys from participating in scholastic sports unless it’s boys with boys and girls with girls and not mixed-up, emotionally-troubled kids thinking they are something they are not.  Elsewhere, Wyoming State Senator Anthony Bouchard, a day or so after announcing he’s going to primary highly unpopular Congresswoman Liz Cheney in 2022 is raising money hand over fist.  Heck, we are sending him cash for his run.  Finally, reliably disappointing Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell thinks Trump should have TWO weeks to prepare for his upcoming ‘impeachment trial’ in the Senate.  Former President Donald J. Trump hires Butch Bowers, attorney in South Carolina to run his defense in this extremely bogus second ‘impeachment trial.’
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[i] Not sure when we promote the music of the great Richie Havens but when we do, you will be the first to know.

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of Edwin Starr one day along with Richie Havens and other famed soul (and folk) singers like Richie Havens.

[iii] 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.

[iv] We began offering music by the supergroup Cream on Friday, 17-January-2014 through Monday, 03-February-2014.  Please seek out their albums by visiting posts on those corresponding dates.  You will be glad you did.  Sadly, at the time, we also should have presented the solo catalogs of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

[v] 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.

[vi] We began offering music by the supergroup Cream on Friday, 17-January-2014 through Monday, 03-February-2014.  Please seek out their albums by visiting posts on those corresponding dates.  You will be glad you did.  Sadly, at the time, we also should have presented the solo catalogs of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

[vii] When we present the music of the Allman Brothers Band, we will present the music of Gov’t Mule.  Stay tuned for further developments.

[viii] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band.  The Ohio Players are amazing.

[ix] Yet in 2021 she would be the ‘vice president-elect.’  Go f***ing figure.  This shows the Chi-Coms are pulling strings all over the place.

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59. 2020 Monday: Violence continues flaring across parts of the Middle East and Africa. A female Boko Haram suicide bomber in the African nation of Chad kills at least nine civilians and wounds another 2-3 in a town. In Yemen, the death toll from a recent U.S. drone strike on a mosque/military training center sees a death toll of at least 116 people, all said to be innocent civilians. Elsewhere, violence continues flaring in Kashmir, India, as several militants and a police officer are slain in attacks.

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20. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2022:

Inauguration Day (State Holiday in D.C., Louisiana, Maryland, and Virginia)

President Harry S. Truman; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Felix Frankfurter; U.S. Secretary of State George C. Marshall; U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; the Band featuring Stan Szelest; “Meet the Beatles” by the Beatles, “Mr. Tambourine Man” by the Byrds, the Eagles, Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Traci Guns, Judas Priest featuring Ian Hill, Kaleidoscope (American band) featuring Solomon Feldthouse, the Kinks (and Argent) featuring Jim Rodford, Kiss featuring Paul Stanley, the Mamas & the Papas, and Poco featuring George Grantham:

  1. 250 Sunday: St. Fabian ends his reign as the 20th Roman Catholic Pope.  He first became pontiff on January 10, 236 and served his global flock until today.  
  2. 1045 Monday: Fellow cardinals select Giovanni de Sabina who becomes Pope Sylvester III.  
  3. 1265 Tuesday:  England’s first representative parliament, which included officials from districts, cities, and boroughs, met for the first time.
  4. 1649 Wednesday: King Charles I of England went on trial; accused of high treason where a jury found him guilty and then sent him to the executioner at the end of the month).
  5. 1783 Monday: Hostilities end in the Revolutionary War.  The British never thought the Colonies would clean their clocks but clean their clocks they did.  In 1812, London would take another shot at the Yanks but would be forced to withdraw yet again.
  6. 1788 Sunday: Pioneer African Baptist Church organizes in Savannah, Georgia.
  7. 1801 Tuesday: John Marshall becomes nominee to become the 13th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and the 4th chief justice of the United States on this date.  President John Adams nominated his fellow federalist to succeed Chief Justice Oliver Ellsworth.  
  8. 1841 Wednesday: China cedes the island of Hong Kong to the British Empire who returned it to Chinese control in 1997.  
  9. 1862 Monday: The 27th U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton assumed office on this date.  He served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from today until May 28, 1868. 
  10. 1885 Tuesday: L.A. Thompson received a patent for the rollercoaster on this date.
  11. 1887 Thursday: The U.S. Senate approved an agreement to lease Pearl Harbor in Hawaii as a naval base.
  12. 1936 Monday: Britain’s King George V died after his physician injected the mortally ill monarch with morphine and cocaine to hasten his death; his eldest son Edward VIII was his successor.  However, Edward would abdicate the throne 11 months later to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson.  It is interesting to note that Edward was a pro-Nazi sympathizer.
  13. 1937 Wednesday: Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the first president to undergo inauguration on January 20.  The 20th Amendment to the Constitution officially set the date and time for the swearing-in of the president and vice president on this date.  The 32nd Vice President of the United States John Nance Garner also takes the oath of office on this date.
  14. 1939 Friday: Chancellor Adolf Hitler declares to the Reichstag that all European Jews are to be exterminated.   Meanwhile, the 78th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Felix Frankfurter took his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  An independent, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated him to fill Associate Justice Benjamin Cardozo’s seat.  He would serve from today until August 28, 1962.
  15. 1940 Saturday: In Pingree, Idaho, future member of the American rock band, Kaleidoscope- Solomon Feldthouse- is born.
  16. 1942 Tuesday: Nazi officials held the notorious Wannsee conference, during which they arrived at their “final solution” that called for exterminating the Jews.  Meanwhile, the Japanese begin bombing Rabaul in New Britain.
  17. 1943 Wednesday: Operation Weiss commences in Yugoslavia as German, Italian, Bulgarian, and Croatian troops begin attacking partisans.   Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, elements of the Italian Alpine Corps and Italian 8th Army troops continue assaulting the town of Novaya Postoyalovka.  Their losses were appalling and each time the Russians counterattacked with tanks, they crushed the dead, the wounded, and sleds with supplies.  Still, the Italians fought on bolstered by more of their comrades still fleeing through Popovka heading west.  German tankers of the XXIV Panzer Division were heading towards the town along with other Italian infantry groups.  Soon, they hoped to turn the tide of battle.
  18. 1944 Thursday: The Royal Air Force drops 2,300 tons of bombs on the Nazi capital of Berlin.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, German positions around Leningrad are becoming untenable.  In some areas as they attempt to withdraw, Soviet gunners turn the artillery that had been bombarding the historic city for more than two years on them as they retreat.  To the south, the fight to reduce the Cherkassy pocket- dubbed by the Germans as the “Witches Cauldron”- continued, a battle that began on Christmas Eve and still was raging.  Ordered by Hitler to stand and fight, the Germans were trying to figure how to pull out of the ‘cauldron’ before they ended up like their comrades in Stalingrad did the previous year: annihilated.
  19. 1945 Saturday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is sworn in for an unprecedented fourth term in office.  Harry S. Truman takes the oath of office as the 34th vice president of the United States.
  20. 1947 Monday: George Grantham—future drummer with the country-rock band, Poco[i] from its inception off-and-on to 2004—is born on this date in New Cordell, Oklahoma.
  21. 1949 Thursday: The 50th U.S. Secretary of State George C. Marshall left office on this date.  A political independent, he served under President Harry S. Truman from January 21, 1947, until today.
  22. 1951 Sunday: In West Bromwich, England, future longtime bassist with Judas Priest[ii]– Ian Hill- is born.
  23. 1952 Monday: Future rhythm guitarist/vocalist with the rock band, KISS[iii] (1973- present)- Paul Stanley- is born on this date in New York City, N.Y.
  24. 1953 Tuesday: The 33rd president of the United States- Harry S. Truman- left office on this date as did his Vice President Alben W. Barkley.  Prior to becoming president, he served his nation as its 34th vice president.  In this capacity, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from January 20, 1945, to April 12, 1945.  Upon the death of President Roosevelt, the Democrat served as president from that date until today.
  25. 1954 Wednesday: “The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial,” a play by Herman Wouk based on part of his novel “The Caine Mutiny” opened on Broadway.
  26. 1957 Sunday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his Vice President Richard M. Nixon took the oaths of office for their second terms of office in a private Sunday ceremony with a public ceremony held the next day.
  27. 1961 Friday: John F. Kennedy underwent inauguration on this date as the 35th president of the United States as did his Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson.
  28. 1964 Monday: Capitol Records released the album, “Meet the Beatles,”[iv] on this date.
  29. 1965 Wednesday: Generalissimo Francisco Franco meets with Jewish representatives for the purposes of allowing the return of Sephardi Jews to Spain.  During World War II- although Fascist Spain was allied with Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy- “El Caudillo” Francisco Franco did his best to rescue Sephardi Jews from his ally, Nazi Germany’s concentration camps.[v]  Elsewhere, President Lyndon Baines Johnson took the oath of office for a term of office in his own right.   Hubert H. Humphrey takes the oath of office as the 38th vice president of the United States. 
  30. 1965 Wednesday A: Meanwhile, rock-and-roll promoter Alan Freed, 43, died in Palm Springs, California.  Finally, the Byrds[vi] recorded the Bob Dylan[vii] song, “Mr. Tambourine Man” at Columbia Records in Hollywood, California.
  31. 1966 Thursday: Future founding member of the hard-rocking band, Guns ‘n’ Roses[viii]—Traci Guns—is born in Los Angeles, California, on this date.
  32. 1969 Monday: The 37th president of the United States- Richard M. Nixon- takes the oath of office on this date as does his running mate- the 39th vice president of the United States Spiro T. Agnew. 
  33. 1975 Monday: Several former William Morris talent agents including Michael Ovitz founded Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
  34. 1977 Thursday: George Herbert Walker Bush ends his tenure with the CIA as the eleventh director of the agency.
  35. 1980 Sunday: The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Los Angeles Rams 31-19 in Super Bowl XIV.
  36. 1981 Tuesday: Iran released 52 Americans it had held hostage for 444 days, minutes after the presidency had passed from Jimmy Carter to Ronald Reagan.  A plane delivered the hostages to Algeria and then took them to a U.S. military base in Wiesbaden, West Germany. 
  37. 1985 Sunday: The San Francisco 49ers beat the Miami Dolphins by a score of 38-16 in Super Bowl XIX.  Elsewhere, President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George H.W. Bush were sworn in for second terms of office in a brief White House ceremony (it being a Sunday, the public swearing-in was held the following day).
  38. 1986 Monday: The United States observed the first federal holiday in honor of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.  Meanwhile, Britain and France announced their plans to build the Channel Tunnel, which now helps illegal immigrants from the Middle East and Africa cross over into Britain.   Elsewhere, in Marshall, Minnesota, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Young wins a unanimous, 10-round decision over his opponent, Rocky Sekorski.  Young’s pro record went to 31-16-2 while that of Sekorski went to 30-16-2.
  39. 1989 Friday: George Herbert Walker Bush underwent inauguration as the 41st president of the United States and Dan Quayle as the 44th vice president.
  40. 1991 Sunday: To win the AFC Title, the Buffalo Bills beat the Los Angeles Raiders 51-3.   Meanwhile, in Woodstock, N.Y., Stan Szelest, keyboardist with the Band[ix] following the death of Richard Manuel, died at 49.
  41. 1993 Wednesday: Bill Clinton took the oath of office as the 42nd president of the United States.  Likewise, Vice President Al Gore took the oath of office to become the 45th vice-president of the United States.  Actress Audrey Hepburn died in Switzerland at age 63.
  42. 1994 Thursday: Sharon Faulkner became the first woman to attend classes at the Citadel in South Carolina.  Faulkner joined the cadet corps in August 1995 under court order but dropped out soon afterward.
  43. 1996 Saturday: The Palestinian people elected known murderer, terrorist, and anti-Semite Yasser Arafat president of the Palestinian Authority while his criminal supporters won 80 seats in the Legislative Council.  It is interesting to note that Arafat died from HIV-AIDS.
  44. 1998 Tuesday: Cleveland’s Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducts the Eagles[x] and the Mamas and the Papas[xi].  Elsewhere, freak show doctors announced that they had cloned calves that would produce medicinal milk.   Meanwhile, in Chile, a judge agreed to hear a lawsuit that accused Chile’s former dictator Augusto Pinochet with genocide.
  45. 2001 Saturday: George Walker Bush became America’s 43rd president after one of the most turbulent elections in U.S. history.  His second-in-command, Vice President Richard “Dick” Cheney- a man who would propel the U.S. into two, extremely unnecessary wars, took his oath, too.  (Many believed that VP Cheney was calling the shots from behind the curtain).  
  46. 2003 Monday: Secretary of State Colin Powell, faced with stiff resistance and calls for caution, bluntly told the Security Council that the U.N. “must not shrink” from its responsibility to disarm Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.  Caricaturist Al Hirschfeld died in New York at age 99.  Pollster Burns W. “Bud” Roper died on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, at age 77.
  47. 2009 Tuesday: Barack Obama took the oath of office as the nation’s 44th, as well as first black, president.  Elsewhere, Russian natural gas began flowing into Ukraine after a nearly two-week cutoff that had left large parts of Europe cold and dark.
  48. 2010 Wednesday: A week after the 2010 Haiti earthquake, a 6.1-magnitude aftershock causes further damage to the island nation.
  49. 2011 Thursday: Scientists behind the massive fraud, Global Warming, claim 2010 to be the hottest year on record and the previous decade the hottest recorded in 200 years.  Elsewhere, Hong Kong customs officials seize a massive shipment of cocaine from Bolivia worth $33 billion headed to communist China.  (The Chi-Coms must be making crack with the crap and then shipping it to the United States).
  50. 2012 Friday: Nearly 2,000 Malawi women protest attacks on women wearing trousers by unemployed youths and street vendors.
  51. 2013 Sunday: President Barack Obama undergoes his second inauguration in the Blue Room of the White House marking the beginning of his second term in office.  His second-in-command, Vice President Joseph R. Biden, also takes his oath.  In 2020, Biden would run for president.
  52. 2014 Monday: An IT contractor steals social security numbers and credit card details of more than 20 million South Koreans.  Meanwhile, Iran unplugged banks of centrifuges involved in its most sensitive nuclear enrichment program, prompting the U.S. and the European to lift- partially- economic sanctions as a landmark deal aimed at easing concerns over Iran’s nuclear program went into effect.
  53. 2015 Tuesday: U.S. President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address, promoting free community college education, increased capital gains taxes on the rich, more paid time off for employees, and greater tax credits for the middle class.  Elsewhere, as violence continues across Yemen, Houthi rebels storm the presidential palace in Sana’a.
  54. 2016 Wednesday: Both NASA and NOAA announce that 2015 WAS THE HOTTEST YEAR ON RECORD since records began being kept in 1890.  This, of course, becomes a common refrain year after year after year as the Climate Change alarmists continue screeching, “THE SKY IS FALLING, THE SKY IS FALLING,” yet, the sky NEVER FALLS.  Meanwhile, Caltech scientists release more ‘evidence’ that there could very well be a ‘Planet NINE’ on the outer edges of the Solar System, far beyond the Kuiper Belt. 
  55. 2017 Friday: Following the oath taken by Vice President-elect Mike Pence to become the nation’s 48th vice president, Donald Trump took the oath of office as the 45th president of the United States, pledging emphatically to empower America’s ‘forgotten men and women.’  Protesters registered their rage against the new president in a chaotic confrontation with police just blocks from the inaugural parade, screaming, crying, melting down, and some such as Madonna threatening to blow up the White House.  What a bunch of leftist trash.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate confirms the first two Cabinet picks of President Trump- James “Mad Dog” Mattis to become his secretary for defense and John Kelly to head Homeland Security, both of whom are former generals. 
  56. 2017 Friday A:  Across the world in Syria, ISIS destroys portions of the ancient Roman amphitheater in Palmyra by blowing it up with TNT.   Behead this murderous scum.  Elsewhere in Syria, either U.S. or Russian warplanes carry out an airstrike on ISIS positions west of Aleppo killing at least 40 or more thugs and wounding loads of others.
  57. 2018 Saturday: In St. Albans, Hertfordshire, bass player with the Zombies[xii], Argent, and the Kinks[xiii]– Jim Rodford- died in a fall at his home on this date; he was 76-years-old.  Meanwhile, a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration forced scores of federal government agencies and outposts to close their doors; federal officials turned tourists away from sites such as the Statue of Liberty and Philadelphia’s Independence Hall.  However, two days later, Congress voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations.  On the anniversary of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, left-wing demonstrators in cities across the country marched in support of female empowerment and denounced Trump’s (suspected but unproven) views on immigration, LGBT rights, and other issues.  Widespread belief is that POS such as Georgy Soros and Tom Steyer, among others, fund these crackpot demonstrations.
  58. 2019 Sunday: In the NFC Championship Game, the visiting Los Angeles Rams stun the home team favorite New Orleans Saints in OT by a final score of 26-23.   In the AFC Championship Game, the visiting New England Patriots beat the Kansas City Chiefs, also in OT, by a final score of 37-31.  Elsewhere, the march of peace continues.  Following suspension of diplomatic relations in 1972, Chadian President Idriss Deby and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu restore diplomatic relations in Chad’s capital of N’Djamena. Peace is awesome!
  59. 2020 Monday: Violence continues flaring across parts of the Middle East and Africa.  A female Boko Haram suicide bomber in the African nation of Chad kills at least nine civilians and wounds another 2-3 in a town.  In Yemen, the death toll from a recent U.S. drone strike on a mosque/military training center sees a death toll of at least 116 people, all said to be innocent civilians.  Elsewhere, violence continues flaring in Kashmir, India, as several militants and a police officer are slain in attacks.   Finally, as the COVID-19 epidemic gets underway, startled communist Chinese officials are trying to get to the bottom of the growing crisis in Wuhan, China.
  60. 2021 Wednesday:  NOT OUR PRESIDENT, folks: Joseph R. Biden Jr. took the oath of office today as the nation’s 46th president while his heir apparent Kamala Harris took the oath of office as the nation’s 49th vice president.  The oaths they swore are to uphold the U.S. Constitution and all the laws of the United States.  While preaching unity, they insult their political opponents every opportunity they get while GOP leadership in the House and Senate are already brown-nosing the duo.  Disgraceful.   Many Americans are renouncing their GOP membership beginning today including several chef-authors here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM.  We expect to see an avalanche of millions of similarly disgruntled Republicans following in our heels.
  61. 2021 Wednesday A: Senator Lindsey Graham, RINO-SC, a fair-weather Republican if ever one existed says that Mitch McConnell should ‘unequivocally oppose’ the second impeachment of Donald J. Trump, especially now that he’s out of office.  Elsewhere, Donald Trump flew out of Joint Base Andrews to his home in Florida earlier today.  Meanwhile, apparently some knucklehead phoned in a ‘bomb threat’ to the U.S. Supreme Court but all the radical, right-wing, QAnon violence the Democrats swore was going to explode all over the place has not happened.  We see it for what it is, folks, just another attempt at tarring and feathering all Trump supporters.  Finally, both drooling House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and forever-angry Hillary Rodham Clinton are trying to revive the long-dead strawman of Trump-Russia Collusion when the two should be investigating Communist China-Democratic Party Collusion.
  62. 2021 Wednesday B: Outgoing President Trump issued 70 commutations and 73 pardons including one for Judge Jeannine Pirro’s ex-husband, Al.  Also, in his final hours, the outgoing president issued oil drilling leases in Alaska’s Wildlife Refuge.  Elsewhere, Ret. Gen. Lloyd Austin, ‘President Biden’s’ pick for Defense secretary says he is willing to lift the ban on transgenders serving in the U.S. military, one imposed by the previous administration because of the exorbitant costs transgender service personnel cost the American taxpayers.  Here we go.   A return to identity politics of all types- how soon before ‘furries’ and pedophiles and peeping toms and S & M’ers and multiple-partner marriages and everyone else with any kind of sexual proclivity gets special treatment from the ‘Biden administration?’
  63. 2021 Wednesday C: West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin says that launching infrastructure projects in all 50 states would get the American people back to work and back on their feet.  Sounds great, let’s see it happen.  Meanwhile, SpaceX bought two deep water offshore oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico to convert into space ports.  Elsewhere, Ford and Mazda are recalling 3 million cars due to airbag problems.  Speaking of automobiles, KIA shares are soaring over rumors of electric car production.  We shall see.  Overseas, like the Orwellian figures they are, the Chi-Coms trot out Jack Ma, his first public appearance in months, so the world can see they haven’t offed him yet.  Read “1984” and you will understand WHY this matters.  Finally, ‘President Joe Biden’ sends an immigration overhaul bill to the U.S. Congress that will legalize between 11 and 40 million illegal aliens within the fabric of the country as well as will draw millions more to swamp our constitutional republic.
  64. 2021 Wednesday D: ‘President’ Joe Biden signed 15 executive orders today.  First, he is initiating the return of the United States to the Paris Climate Accord.  Next, he revoked the permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline, much to the horror of our northern neighbor, Canada.  Then, he removed his predecessor’s travel ban on people coming in from mostly Muslim countries with a history of terrorism.  Following that, he signed one strengthening DACA protections for illegal aliens brought here as children.  Speaking of illegals, he is removing the ‘emergency funding’ that diverted U.S. DOD funds to continue building the southern border wall.  He also mandated that in all federal buildings and on all federal lands, masks must be worn at all times.   Another one would also count illegal aliens in the U.S. Census which will enable Democrats to win more House seats because of higher population counts. 
  65. 2021 Wednesday E: ‘President’ Joe Biden also cried out against ‘domestic terrorism,’ ‘white supremacy,’ and other evil things among opposition party members.  He also said he can ‘hear the planet crying out to him.’  What is it about the bogus Climate Change scam liberals continue pushing?  First, if we are to believe in science then everyone should understand that the Sun is the number one driver of ‘climate change’ on every planet in the Solar System blessed with a climate.  In addition to that, millions of bombs were exploded in the previous century, nuclear weapons tests conducted below ground, at ground level, under the ocean, and even in the atmosphere and still, the planet is not dead, nor will it die.  Yet, they continue pushing this bogus scheme because it is a way of fleecing those with money and then redistributing it to wherever they wish.  “Taxing the air” is what they call it…
  66. 2021 Wednesday F: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 96,640,644 confirmed cases, +581,653, 2,068,921, confirmed deaths, +15,537, and 53,267,010 confirmed recoveries, +372,842.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 24,433,486 confirmed cases, up 143,073 from yesterday’s reporting, 404,812 confirmed deaths, UP 1,749, and 10,562,082 confirmed recoveries, UP 51,007.
  67. 2021 Wednesday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,071,119 confirmed cases, 34,443 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 325 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 296,363 confirmed cases, 4,020 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Montana: currently, they have 90,255 confirmed cases, 1,094 confirmed deaths, and 84,255 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 575,842 confirmed cases, 4,181 confirmed deaths, and 478,897 confirmed recoveries.  
  68. 2021 Wednesday H:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,188.38, UP 257.86 points (+0.83%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,457.25, UP 260.07 points (+1.97%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,851.85, UP 52.94 points (+1.39%).  The price of GOLD is $1,869.60 per troy oz., +3.10 (-0.17%) while the price of SILVER is $25.90 per troy ounce, +0.134 (+0.52%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,114.50 per troy oz, -1.90 (-0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $3.65 per pound, +0.0045 (+0.12%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,403.20 per troy oz, +38.20 (+1.62%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.96 per barrel, -0.35 (-0.66%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.58.
  69. 2021 Wednesday I: Upon entering the Oval Office, almost immediately, ‘President’ Joe Biden deletes the 1776 Project page from the White House website.  Instead, he will promote the 1619 Project which vilifies the founding of the United States and its history.  It is important to note that today’s Inauguration Day events appeared more like a totalitarian state than they did an American event, the peaceful transfer of power.  Armed soldiers everywhere, hardly any civilians around, in a locked-down, fortified city being patrolled by armed members of the military.  It appears the nation has been overthrown from within.  Meanwhile, the Iranians are licking their chops that they are going to see the reentry of the United States into the flawed, pro-Iranian JCPOA deal.  This will occur almost immediately.
  70. 2021 Wednesday J: Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3527: 05, 08, 15, 21, 37, and Mega 27.  Out of 159,315 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO MEGA number for a prize of $53,831.  The winning ticket was sold at Ironwood Liquor in Moreno Valley, CA 92557.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #813: 40, 53, 60, 68, 69, and Powerball 22.  Out of 537,669 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had ALL SIX NUMBERS for a prize of $730,000,000.  The winning ticket was sold in Maryland.  Next, the next highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Powerball number for a prize of $599,639 apiece.  The two winning tickets were sold at (1) 7/11 in Redlands, CA 92373 and (2) Déjà Vu Liquor in Woodland Hills, CA 91364.  Tomorrow night, the Mega Millions jackpot for Draw #1626 is in the vicinity of $970 million.  Good luck, folks.
  71. 2022 Thursday: Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0716 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset and Seagulls.”  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.

Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)