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NN. 1970 Thursday: At 9:00 P.M. as the invasion was already underway the prior day, President Richard M. Nixon announced that ‘U.S. and South Vietnamese troops were going to invade Cambodia during the war in Vietnam to take out the North Vietnamese supply bases up and down the Ho Chi Minh Trail.’

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120. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2021:

DAY ONE-HUNDRED-AND-ONE OF THE BIDEN REGIME

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Vice President Alben W. Barkley; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell; U.S. Attorneys General Homer Stille Cummings and Richard Kleindienst; Second Fuhrer and Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz; Nazi Foreign Minister Joaquim Von Ribbentrop; the Association featuring Larry Ramos, Muddy Waters, and Nazareth featuring Darrell Sweet:

  1. 311 Sunday: Shortly before his death, Roman Emperor Galerius issued his Edict of Toleration ending persecution of Christians.
  2. 1492 Saturday: Spain announces it will expel its Jewish citizens.   
  3. 1563 Tuesday: By order of Charles VI, France expels its Jews.   
  4. 1789 Thursday:  George Washington took office in New York as the first president of the United States.
  5. 1798 Monday: The United States forms the Department of the Navy.
  6. 1803 Saturday: The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for 60 million francs, the equivalent of about $15 million.
  7. 1812 Thursday: The United States admitted Louisiana as the nation’s 18th state.  
  8. 1838 Monday: Nicaragua withdraws from the Central American Federation.
  9. 1857 Thursday: San Jose State University begins forming.
  10. 1861 Tuesday: At the outset of the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln orders the evacuation of Indian Territory by Federal troops.  Elsewhere, the nation’s 33rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell left office on this date.  A Democrat, President Franklin Pierce nominated Campbell to fill the seat of Associate Justice John McKinley.  Campbell served from March 22, 1853 until today.
  11. 1863 Thursday: In Mexico, as the French regime of Maximillian is under assault, at Camerone, the foundation for the French Foreign Legion’s most distinguished holiday occurs at a battered farmhouse.  Three officers- led by a captain with a wooden hand- and 63 rankers- held out against a howling mob of more than 2,000 Mexicans.  All day, the sun baked the ramshackle building that was becoming as porous as a kitchen sieve with all the flying lead plowing through it witnessed the deaths of most of the defenders until late in the day, the remaining five Legionnaires made the grim decision: to fix bayonets, fire their last round, and then charge out at the screeching mad attackers.  So they did, they charged out, went into Legion history for all time, and the Mexicans were so surprised that the lives of the three survivors. 
  12. 1864 Saturday: New York becomes the first state to issue and to charge for a hunting license.
  13. 1870 Saturday: Future 55th U.S. Attorney General Homer Stille Cummings is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from March 04, 1933 to January 02, 1939.
  14. 1885 Thursday: The Boston Pops Orchestra begins forming.
  15. 1889 Tuesday: The inauguration of George Washington became the first national holiday in the United States.
  16. 1893 Sunday: In Wesel, Germany, future Nazi Foreign Minister Joaquim Von Ribbentrop is born.  He would serve in this capacity from 1938 to 1945.  He would be executed following the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials following the war.
  17. 1900 Monday: Engineer John Luther “Casey” Jones of the Illinois Central Railroad died in a train wreck near Vaughan, Mississippi, after staying at the controls in a successful effort to save the passengers.  Meanwhile, the United States annexes the Hawaiian Islands.
  18. 1904 Saturday: The ice cream cone makes its debut.
  19. 1915 Friday: The German army gears back up for another go at the Allies during the Second Battle of Ypres.  Advancing from St. Julien, the French and British soldiers are able to impede their progress.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the Germans continue pushing east through the Baltic states routing the Russian army as they go.
  20. 1916 Sunday: Fighting in Dublin, Ireland, ends as more than 700 rebels lay down their arms to the British occupiers.  Elsewhere, the Allies continue trying to bring the German colonial forces to a decisive battle and a column crossing over from the Belgian Congo reaches Lake Victoria where they hope to trap the Germans between them and South African forces. 
  21. 1918 Tuesday: British forces in the Middle East continue rolling up the Ottoman Turks.  The Ottoman Empire was a crumbling entity, long known as the “Sick Man of Europe” because it was a jaded, hollow empire just awaiting the right set of circumstances to bring about its collapse.   That collapse was coming.  
  22. 1921 Saturday: In Akron, Ohio, the American Professional Football Association forms.
  23. 1930 Wednesday: The Soviet Union proposed a military alliance with Great Britain and France.  
  24. 1938 Saturday: A precursor to the cartoon character, Bugs Bunny, first appeared in the Warner Brothers animated short, “Porky’s Hare Hunt.”
  25. 1939 Sunday: The New York World’s Fair officially opened with a ceremony that included an address by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Meanwhile, Lou Gehrig played his final game with the New York Yankees.
  26. 1940 Tuesday: State boxing officials in California licensed Belle Martell as the United States’ first female prizefight referee.  Elsewhere, following on the heels of the evacuation of Norway’s King Haakon, British troops begin preparing for evacuation themselves.  It is clear who is going to win this fight and it’s not going to be the French and British but the Nazis.
  27. 1941 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps gears up for yet another assault on the port of Tobruk with heavy bombing attacks by bombers and dive bombers.  The general leading this assault is Friedrich von Paulus, who would end up being transferred to the attack on the Soviet Union and would become the losing commander at Stalingrad.
  28. 1942 Thursday: The Japanese naval fleet consisting of three aircraft carriers and support ships is leaving the big naval base at Truk and proceeding to Port Moresby in New Guinea for the big invasion that is coming.  The Imperial Japanese are determined to strangle the sea lanes to Australia and New Zealand.
  29. 1943 Friday: The Nazi extermination camp, Bergen-Belsen, begins construction.  Elsewhere, in London, the Free Polish Government is in a quandary what with the demand for Swiss Red Cross to investigate the Katyn Forest Massacre because if they continue pushing it, the Soviets are going to cut them out of the future of Poland (which they do anyway).
  30. 1944 Sunday: U.S. Navy warplanes continue attacking Truk and destroying loads of Japanese warplanes.  Due to severe losses among veteran pilots, the Japanese are rushing poorly trained pilots into the fight which shows the desperation afflicting them.  Surrender?  No way in hell.
  31. 1945 Monday: As Russian troops approached his Berlin Bunker, Adolf Hitler committed suicide along with his wife of one day, Eva Braun.  His successor, Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz assumed power on this date and in this capacity served under his surrender to the Allies on 05-23-1945. Still the fight rages within the city and in other parts of Czechoslovakia where Germans still hold land.  The fight is fierce because the German military now seeks to keep open ‘tunnels’ through which retreating comrades can reach the West and surrender to the American, British, and French allies and not to the Soviets.  Meanwhile, Arthur Godfrey began his CBS radio morning show, “Arthur Godfrey Time.”  It ran until this day in 1972.
  32. 1947 Wednesday: The federal government changed the name of the Boulder Dam back to the Hoover Dam.
  33. 1952 Wednesday: The first toy advertised on television is Mr. Potato Head.
  34. 1954 Friday: At Dien Bien Phu, the weather clears which is joyous news for the French Foreign Legionnaires’ feast day, the Day of Camerone when they commemorate the Legion’s history and their lost comrades.  American air crews return to flying in supplies during the daytime as well as dropping in reinforcements while fighter planes are able to attack one AA battery position after another.   Among the most important supplies dropped to the French troops was a strange gelatinous wine-substance that when combined with water became a drinkable wine.  Called vinogel, French troops kept their eyes on it all day as it lay in crates between their lines and then at night launched sorties out into No-Man’s Land to retrieve as much of it as possible as well as killing as many communists as possible.  The retrieval of a 16-year-old recently drafted into the People’s Army gave the defenders hope as he had no clue as to what unit he was in or what he was supposed to do.[i]  
  35. 1956 Monday: The former 35th vice president of the United States (served January 20, 1949-to-January 20, 1953) Alben W. Barkley, died at age 78 in Lexington, Virginia, on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman. 
  36. 1958 Wednesday: Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus founded the American Association of Retired Persons (later simply AARP) in Washington, D.C.
  37. 1961 Sunday: Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants hits four homeruns in one game.   Meanwhile, communist thug dictator, Fidel Castro, receives the ‘Lenin Peace Prize’ for his work to bring about ‘peace.’  What a load of garbage.
  38. 1964 Thursday: The FCC ruled that all TV receivers should be able to receive both VHF and UHF channels.  
  39. 1968 Tuesday: New York police forcibly removed student demonstrators occupying five buildings at Columbia University.
  40. 1970 Thursday: At 9:00 P.M. as the invasion was already underway the prior day, President Richard M. Nixon announced that ‘U.S. and South Vietnamese troops were going to invade Cambodia during the war in Vietnam to take out the North Vietnamese supply bases up and down the Ho Chi Minh Trail.
  41. 1973 Monday: President Richard Nixon announced the resignations of top aides, H.R. Haldeman, and John Ehrlichman, as well as that of the 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard G. Kleindienst. As for White House counsel John Dean, President Nixon fired the scurrilous rat on suspicions (confirmed decades later) that he was the notorious “Deep Throat” who spilled his guts to the news media.
  42. 1974 Tuesday: President Richard M. Nixon hands over partial transcripts of Watergate tape recordings.
  43. 1975 Wednesday: The last U.S. helicopter leaves the U.S. embassy grounds in Saigon; the city surrenders to the North Vietnamese on this date.
  44. 1976 Friday: At Landover, Maryland, Muhammad Ali retains the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles scoring a unanimous decision in 15 rounds over Jimmy Young.  By beating the hard-hitting Young, Ali improved his pro-record to 51-2 while Jimmy’s record went to 17-5-2. 
  45. 1980 Wednesday: In London, terrorists seize the Iranian embassy.
  46. 1983 Saturday: Blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters[ii] died in Westmont, Illinois, at age 70.  Cause of death was heart failure, he died in his sleep.
  47. 1984 Monday: President Ronald Reagan signed cultural and scientific agreements with China.  He also signed a tax accord that would make it easier of American companies to operate in China.
  48. 1986 Wednesday: Former WBA heavyweight boxing champion Greg Page wins a fight against Britain’s Funso Banjo, improving his record to 25-5. 
  49. 1988 Saturday: General Manuel Noriega, waving a machete, vowed at a rally to keep fighting U.S. efforts to oust him as Panama’s military dictator. 
  50. 1989 Sunday: Movie critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert film their 500th TV movie-review show.
  51. 1991 Tuesday: A cyclone in Bangladesh kills more than 131,000 people and leaves 9 million homeless.
  52. 1993 Friday: The World Wide Web undergoes birth at CERN.  Meanwhile, top-ranked women’s tennis player Monica Seles was stabbed in the back during a match in Hamburg, Germany, by a man who described himself as a fan of second-ranked German player Steffi Graf.  The man, convicted of causing grievous bodily harm, received a suspended sentence.  What?
  53. 1997 Wednesday: 42 million viewers tune in to the “Ellen” show to hear her announce she is ‘Gay.’
  54. 1998 Thursday: NATO expanded to include Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic.  The three nations underwent formal admittance the following April at the 50th anniversary summit meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
  55. 1999 Friday: Longtime drummer with the Scottish rock band Nazareth- Darrell Sweet- died at age 51 51 in New Albany, Indiana, USA, from cardiac arrest while the band was touring.
  56. 2003 Wednesday: A terrorist POS sets off a bomb inside an Israeli bar killing at least three people and wounding loads of others.
  57. 2004 Friday: After the photos of the abuse of Iraqi POWs in the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad surface, President George W. Bush goes before the news cameras and the microphones and CONDEMNS what he sees and vows to get to the bottom of the scurrilous activity.
  58. 2005 Saturday: Islamic jihadists run amok in Cairo, Egypt, attacking several groups of terrorists.
  59. 2006 Sunday: In communist China’s Shaanxi, at least two-dozen miners are killed in a mine explosion.  Wonder if they were prisoners or ‘free workers?’
  60. 2007 Monday: El Presidente Hugo Chavez of the socialist paradise of Venezuela announces that forthwith, his country will withdraw from both the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. 
  61. 2008 Wednesday: The Federal Reserve slashes interest rates by one-quarter percent to 2-percent.  Not good for investors and people with retirement plans. 
  62. 2009 Thursday: Chrysler files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  Meanwhile, thanks to the ongoing H1N1 swine flu pandemic from communist China, Mexican President Felipe Calderon issues a partial economic shutdown for five days; you know- to flatten the curve.  Elsewhere, the United Kingdom says ‘enough to combat operations in the Iraq War and that it will begin pulling its combat troops out and bring them home.  Wish ours came home, too.
  63. 2010 Friday: The Deepwater Horizon oil spill reaches the Louisiana coast; weather officials predict that harsh weather will impede cleanup efforts.  Governor Bobby Jindal, Republican, had been begging for aid from the Obama administration but none was forthcoming until the first black waves began rolling across the beach.  By then, it was too late, fisheries destroyed, shrimp and crab-catcher fleets ruined for years to come.  Why?  Many suspect it’s because the Obama-Biden administration sought to vilify oil and natural gas so the American people would condemn fossil fuels.  Thankfully, it didn’t work.
  64. 2011 Saturday: As the Libyan civil war continues to rage, Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi says he is ‘willing to enter into a ceasefire but BOTH sides must agree to it, not just his side.’  Sadly for the Libyan leader, his youngest son, Saif al-Arab Gaddafi and three of his children are killed in a NATO airstrike.  How did we end up fighting in this war?
  65. 2012 Monday: After Chen Guangcheng flees house arrest, U.S. President Barack Obama refuses to comment on the blind Chinese dissident who—according to reports—went to the U.S. embassy.  Meanwhile, One World Trade Center became the tallest structure in New York when it surpassed the height of the Empire State Building.
  66. 2013 Tuesday: Apple, Inc. initiates the largest-ever non-bank bond offering at $17 billion.  Elsewhere, jihadists do what they do best and that is, they carry out a bombing on an unsuspecting population.  Today, in Damascus, Syria, they set off a bomb that blows 13 people to kingdom come while living many more wishing they had gone with them.  Horrible flipping people.
  67. 2014 Wednesday: In Clarkston, Washington, Larry Ramos—guitarist/vocalist with the Association[iii]—lost his battle with skin cancer on this date; he was 72 years-old.  Meanwhile, the Yemeni army has lost at least 30 people in ongoing battles with al-Qaida thugs.   Elsewhere, the Sultan of Brunei has announced the new institution of laws that would make Islamic law supreme what with floggings, amputations, and stoning of guilty folks.  We won’t be visiting there anytime soon.
  68. 2015 Thursday: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, announces his bid to seek the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.  Elsewhere, following the seizure of a Danish-owned tanker by the Iranians, the U.S. Navy says it will escort American-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz to prevent further such criminal actions.   
  69. 2016 Saturday: The Italian coast guard is plying the waters off the coast of Libya.  A migrant raft jam-packed with Muslim refugees began floundering with the loss of at least 70 people and only 26 or 27 people rescued.  Elsewhere, a heatwave in India continues claiming lives with 300 people so far succumbing to record temperatures.  If only these poor people had air-conditioning; then again, environmentalists HATE air-conditioning, believing it WRECKS the environment.  Dumb asses.
  70. 2017 Sunday: At a pool party in San Diego, California, a pool party goes up in smoke as a shooter kills one person outright, wounds another seven and then is shot and killed by the police.  Elsewhere, budget negotiators in Congress come to a bipartisan agreement on the budget for FY 2017.  The deal will fund the federal government through September 30 while the current budget expires on May 05.
  71. 2018 Monday: Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” sets new opening weekend box office record raking in $250 million in the United States and another $630 million around the planet.  Meanwhile, in Baghdad, the criminal court sentences a load of women from several different countries to life in prison for purportedly belonging to ISIS.  The tally included 19 Russians, six Azerbaijani, and four Tajikistani women.  Life is going to be rough for them. 
  72. 2019 Tuesday: Japan’s Emperor Akihito announces he is stepping down at an abdication ceremony in Tokyo, effective the following day.  Naruhito will be the new emperor.   Elsewhere, Canada expresses its outrage over the second of its citizens condemned to death in the People’s Republic of China this year.  Fan Wei received the sentence for his supposed production of and transportation of methamphetamine.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expresses his anger while pleading for clemency.
  73. 2020 Thursday: Thanks to the Kung Flu trashing the United States, another 3.6 million unemployment claims pushes total unemployment numbers for Americans over 30 million.  AND the Chinese find offense in the growing world anger directed towards them!  Millions of people around the world now believe that COVID-19 was something deliberately released onto the world following Beijing being forced to sign the new U.S.-China Trade Accord.  We shall see.  Current numbers for the Wuhan Virus Crisis Pandemic for the world rest at 3,249,022 confirmed cases what with 230,804 confirmed deaths but 1,006,112 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the United States, confirmed cases rest at 1,079,780, confirmed deaths stand at 62,603 but confirmed recoveries are 127,950.  Additionally, more states are beginning to release restrictions and businesses are beginning to reopen.  However, in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom issues a new order today in which all beaches along the state’s enormous coastline are now closed.   (Gavin, if you close the beaches, we will go to the mountains, the lakes, the forests, even the deserts to disobey your authoritarian orders).  In addition to this, we now know that Gov. Newsom is spending $1 billion in communist China to purchase (shoddy) PPE items for the state.  F**king China lover.
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[i] As is the norm, we visit Martin Windrow’s amazing book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press (2006) as well as Time-Life Books for relevant information on this critical fight against communism.

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

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P. 1942 Friday: Last Vichy-French troops fighting the Allies in Algeria surrender. Meanwhile, the battle of Stalingrad continues to rage around the city but no relief for the Russians has been in sight. General Chuikov was desperate and sent a message across the Volga to headquarters asking where relief was, supplies, even ammo. No reply.

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Diwali/Deepavali (Hindu Holiday)

President James A. Garfield; U.S. Attorney General Roger B. Taney; U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice; heavyweight boxer Jimmy Young; Michael Jackson’s “Black-or-White,” and Milli Vanilli:

  1. 1380 Wednesday: King Charles VI of France receives the crown at age 12.
  2. 1524 Monday: Near modern-day Colombia, Conquistador Francisco Pizarro and his troops begin their first great expedition.
  3. 1792 Sunday: Captain George Vancouver and his ship are the first English men to sail into Vancouver Bay.
  4. 1832 Monday: In New York City, city planners placed the first streetcar into service.  Horses drew the vehicle aboard which, 30 people could ride.
  5. 1833 Tuesday: The 11th U.S. Attorney General Roger B. Taney stepped down from the post on this date.  First a federalist and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from 07-20-1831 to 11-14-1833 and then became 12th U.S. Treasury Secretary and then 5th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice.
  6. 1851 Wednesday: Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick; or the Whale” goes into publication in the United States for the first time.
  7. 1862 Wednesday: During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln gave permission to proceed for Major General Ambrose Burnside’s plan to capture the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia; the resulting Battle of Fredericksburg proved to be a major disaster for the Union.
  8. 1881 Saturday: Charles J. Guiteau went on trial for assassinating President James A. Garfield, the jury found him guilty of the charges, and sent him to the gallows a year later.
  9. 1889 Tuesday: Inspired by Jules Verne, New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) set out to travel around the world in less than 80 days; she made the trip in 72 days.
  10. 1907 Wednesday:  Two renowned children’s authors were born: William Steig (“Shrek”) and Astrid Lindgren (“Pippi Longstocking”) near Vimmerby, Sweden.
  11. 1910 Sunday: Eugene B. Ely became the first aviator to take off from a ship as his Curtiss Pusher rolled off a platform on the deck of the scout-cruiser USS Birmingham off Hampton Roads, Virginia.
  12. 1922 Monday: The British Broadcasting Corporation began its domestic radio service on this date.
  13. 1935 Wednesday: The Nazis deprived German Jews of their citizenship.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declares the Philippines a ‘free commonwealth.’ The Tydings-McDuffie Act planned for the Philippines to become completely independent by July 04, 1946.
  14. 1940 Wednesday: During World War II, German planes destroyed most of the English town of Coventry. 
  15. 1941 Thursday: The governor of the Dutch Antilles refuses European Jews trying to escape Europe.  On the Eastern Front, Hitler is still ordering his generals onward to take Moscow but individual commanders can no longer continue the push and begin ordering the construction of defensive lines.  Running short of replacement troops, food, ammunition, and medical supplies and with temperatures dropping, they are in desperate straits.
  16. 1942 Friday: Last Vichy-French troops fighting the Allies in Algeria surrender.[i]  Meanwhile, the battle of Stalingrad continues to rage around the city but no relief for the Russians has been in sight.  General Chuikov was desperate and sent a message across the Volga to headquarters asking where relief was, supplies, even ammo.  No reply. 
  17. 1943 Saturday: Leonard Bernstein, the 25-year-old assistant conductor of the New York Philharmonic, made his debut with the orchestra as he filled in for ailing Bruno Walter during a nationally broadcast concert.
  18. 1948 Saturday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future heavyweight boxing legend Jimmy Young is born.  Over the course of his professional career, he would compile a record of 35 wins (11 KO), 18 losses, 3 draws, and 1 no contest.
  19. 1954 Saturday: In Birmingham, Alabama, future 66th U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is born.  A Republican, she served under President George W. Bush from 01-26-2005 to 01-20-2009. 
  20. 1956 Tuesday: The Soviet Union declares the Hungarian uprising quelled.
  21. 1960 Sunday: Due to its Congo policies, Belgium threatens to leave the United Nations.
  22. 1965 Sunday: The United States begins sending 90,000 troops to South Vietnam.  Meanwhile, the first major battle of the conflict between U.S. troops and NVA regulars begins in the five-day Battle of Ia Drang.  The fighting between the two sides ground to a halt on November 18 with both sides declaring victory.
  23. 1966 Monday: Cassius Clay scores a TKO over Cleveland Williams in three rounds for the heavyweight boxing title.
  24. 1968 Thursday: Yale University announced it was going co-educational.
  25. 1969 Friday: Apollo 12 blasted off for the Moon on this date.  Meanwhile, Major General Bruno Arthur Hochmuth, commander of the Third Marine Division, became the first general killed in Vietnam by enemy fire.   
  26. 1970 Saturday: A chartered Southern Airways DC-9 crashed while trying to land in West Virginia, killing all 75 on board, including the Marshal University football team and its coaching staff.
  27. 1972 Tuesday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the 1,000 level for the first time, ending the day at 1003.16.
  28. 1977 Monday: To Walter Cronkite, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat says that he is ‘willing to go to Israel to discuss peace.’
  29. 1980 Friday: Judges crown 19-year-old Kimberly Santos of Guam 30th Miss World.
  30. 1982 Sunday: Authorities in Poland free labor leader, Lech Walesa, of the Solidarity Union from prison.
  31. 1986 Friday: The Securities and Exchange Commission imposed a $100 million penalty on insider-trader Ivan F. Boesky and barred him from working again in the securities industry.
  32. 1990 Wednesday: Investigators revealed that the pop duo Milli Vanilli[ii] (Rob Pilatus and Fabrice Morvan) had done none of the singing on their Grammy-winning debut album “Girl You Know It’s True.”
  33. 1991 Thursday: Michael Jackson’s[iii] video, “Black-or-White,” premieres on FOX-TV.
  34. 1993 Sunday: Puerto Rico votes against becoming the 51st state of the Union.
  35. 1994 Monday: The first public trains connecting England and France through the Chunnel begin operating.
  36. 2004 Sunday: Mahmoud Abbas, successor to Yasser Arafat,[iv] escaped unharmed when militants firing assault rifles burst into a mourning tent for the deceased Palestinian leader in Gaza, killing two security guards.
  37. 2008 Friday: Across the nation, one million people in 300 cities protest the passage of Proposition 8 in the Golden State, a prop that put a ban on gay marriage.  Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., leaders of the G20 nations convene for an economic summit.  These nations represent 90-percent of the world’s GDP making this first-time ever meeting historic.
  38. 2009 Saturday: Slovenia announces it will allow Russia’s South Stream gas pipeline to Europe to pass through its country.  Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama,[v] on a mission to repair America’s global standing, told Asian countries during a speech in Tokyo that he was determined to engage them as equal partners in the economy, diplomacy, and security. 
  39. 2010 Sunday: Haiti continues to suffer as the raging cholera epidemic has claimed 900 lives and sickened thousands of others.  Meanwhile, the White House announces that it has a plan with which to close Gitmo.  Elsewhere, the Dems arrive at a new leadership deal in the House: after losing the House to Republicans, former Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi will remain as minority leader, Rep. James Clyburn, D-SC, will fill a new position as assistant leader under Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Maryland. 
  40. 2011 Monday: Riot police arrest dozens of people as they close Occupy Oakland and Occupy Portland rallies, offshoots of the Occupy Wall Street Movement.
  41. 2012 Wednesday: Several European countries protest oncoming austerity measures; Spain and Portugal hold the largest while Greece, Italy, and Belgium hold smaller ones.  
  42. 2013 Thursday: During the first month of Obamacare’s existence, the U.S. government reports that 106,185 signed up for health insurance; however, only 26,794 signed up using the horrible Healthcare.gov Website, a major disaster.
  43. 2014 Friday: Health officials stabilize Dr. Martin Salia, a physician working in Sierra Leone, for transport home to Nebraska for medical treatment for the Ebola virus.  However, Salia was not working in a hospital treating Ebola cases so the source of his infection was not clear.   
  44. 2015 Saturday: After Islamists carried out attacks in Paris the day before in which, 129 people were killed and hundreds more injured, the Parisian police aided by the military is on a manhunt to find the scumbags responsible for this outrage.  Elsewhere, in the second Democratic Party Presidential Debate, Hillary Clinton, Senator Bernie Sanders, and former Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley argue over foreign policy and Wall Street/economic policy. 
  45. 2016 Monday: President-elect Donald J. Trump tries to gain GOP support on his infrastructure plan that will rebuild the United States crumbling infrastructure and will put tens of millions back to work in high-paying jobs.  So far, they are ignoring him. 
  46. 2017 Tuesday: A new tax bill in the U.S. Senate- if passed- would kiss the mandate under Obamacare ‘goodbye.’  The mandate has kept the nation’s economy in the pits with employers employing their workers at 28 hours or fewer per week so as not to have to pay the massive Obamacare dollars.  Thus, U.S. workers have had to work 2, 3, even 4 jobs just to stay even.  It needs to go.  Meanwhile, Pentagon leaders told Capitol Hill that they would negate any order by President Trump to launch a nuclear war against an adversary.  Deep State strikes again.
  47. 2018 Wednesday: President Donald J. Trump wants to revise U.S. prison and sentencing laws, wants to see them made fairer and for nonviolent criminals to be freed from unjust sentences.  Meanwhile, as California continues burning down, customers on PG&E discover that they could very well be on the hook for the awards the utility giant is going to have to pay out through higher energy rates.  Thus, their homes burn down, family members die, and things appear bleak and now the survivors will have to foot the bill.  California Democrats are responsible for this fiasco.
  48. 2019 Thursday: Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick entered the race for the 2020 nomination to lead the Democratic Party in winning back the White House.  Former president Barack Hussein Obama gave him tacit approval which drove a dagger into the back of his former vice president, Joe Biden.   Hillary Clinton claimed on this date that many people are urging her to make another run.  Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues saying that the Democrats are going to drag down Donald J. Trump after the previous day’s impeachment hearings proved absolutely nothing.     
  49. 2020 Saturday:  Today is the Million Maga March in Washington, D.C., a peaceful protest in which nearly a million voters are calling for a FAIR ELECTION and not the theft of the 2020 Presidential Election in which, Democrats, RINOS, foreign governments, and compliant, supportive media continue trying to overthrow the Trump administration.   One speaker pointed out that the corrupt Dominion software system seems to have ‘glitches’ that go in ONLY one direction: for “Pro-China Joe” Biden.  Elsewhere, in California, one House seats flips from BLUE to RED as Congressman Gil Cisneros concedes to Republican challenger Kim Young, a Korean American.  In another close House race, it appears that former Republican Congressman David Valadao is going to win his election over Democrat incumbent T.J. Cox, a man beset by corruption allegations, tax liens, and tax fraud.  Poor Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi!  Finally, former White House physician and Texas Congressman-elect Ronny Jackson says that ‘Joe Biden must undergo a cognitive test.’  Amen, the man is a senile old fool.
  50. 2020 Saturday A: Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller says that ‘more U.S. troops will be coming home from Afghanistan over the course of the next several weeks.  Meanwhile, Armenians set their homes ablaze as Azerbaijani troops begin taking possession of the disputed area that has ignited a HOT WAR between the two former Soviet republics.  Elsewhere, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in France to begin his seven-country tour in which, he and European leaders will discuss foreign matters. 
  51. 2020 Saturday B: Senator Susan Collins of Maine, GOP, slams Senate Minority Leader “Crying Chuck” Schumer who spewed all sorts of lies about the Republican lawmaker.  She let him have it verbally with both barrels as she should because in our view, Schumer is a POS.  Even Dick Durbin would make a better minority leader for the Democrats than this scurrilous scumbag.  Meanwhile, Congresswoman-elect Nicole Malliotakis, New York 11th Congressional District winner, announces she will establish an anti-socialist squad with all the incoming freshmen GOP congresswomen.   Simultaneously, “Bug-Eyes” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, birth name- Sandy Cortez, says that she ‘is going to spend the next two months working hard at helping Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock win their Georgia Senate races as well as for other House Democrats attempting to cling to their seats.  Elsewhere, Bill Maher, the unhinged late-night TV personality blasts the Democratic Party for ruining the party by pushing through the senile old fool, “Pro-China Joe” Biden and for pushing socialism.  Finally, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum orders a statewide mask mandate as numbers for the Chi-Vi continue going up in his state.
  52. 2020 Saturday C: California’s far-left Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom finds himself on the receiving end of taking loads of heat after he and numerous friends and family were busted celebrating a birthday at a local restaurant with NO ONE observing his draconian mask mandate or social distancing.  We have seen other hack Democrats like “Mumbles” Pelosi and “Crying Chuck” Schumer also NOT wearing masks in public.  Here we have yet another clear example of RULES FOR THEE BUT NOT FOR ME.  Time to recall this Benito Mussolini wannabe.  Meanwhile, Guitar Center announces it may file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protections.  We also know that AT&T is looking to offload CNN- could President Donald J. Trump seek to buy the distressed, leftist propaganda network and transform it into a viable center-right bastion of the truth?  We would love to see that!
  53. 2020 D: As Democrats and their Fake News media allies- including Fox News- continue telling us that “Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won the election, that it’s time to unify, come together, and move on,” we learn that Trump-Pence won an astounding number of GOP votes in the Golden State.  What?  We believe Trump-Pence WON California.   Speaking of liberal calls for UNITY, how can we unify when Democrats call Trump supporters, “Nazis, racists, haters, homophobes, xenophobes, bigots, misogynists, transphobes, and other negative epithets to which we’ll add another for the heck of it: furryphobes.  We mean, why not?  They call us everything else under the book and then expect us to unify around them?  Bulls**t.  Meanwhile, Wisconsin voters sue to have the fraudulent ballots thrown out of their state’s count.  LET’S DO THE ELECTION OVER WITH VOTER ID AND ON PAPER BALLOTS AND THEN DO THE COUNTS WITH EVERYONE WATCHING THEM AS THEY GO?
  54. 2020 Saturday E: Stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto Drawing #3508 with a $26 million jackpot up for grabs as well as the Powerball Drawing #794 with a $168 million jackpot on the line. First, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 12, 13, 23, 31, 36, and Mega 10.  One person had the five numbers PLUS the Mega for a prize of $26 million; the second highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $36,680.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball drawing:  07, 15, 18, 32, 45, and Power 20.  The highest winners were two people who had four numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $18,378 apiece.       
  55. 2020 Saturday F: North Korea enters the nation’s 10th month of ‘lockdown’ (they are always under lockdown) to combat the spread of the Chinese Virus.  Speaking of the Chi-Vi, let us present to you the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox, communist China’s gift to the world and a boon for Democrats who want to exercise their fascist skills in locking down people’s lives:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 53,843,270 confirmed cases, +561,920, 1,309,784, confirmed deaths, +8,763, and 34,676,955 confirmed recoveries, +282,661.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 10,961,690 confirmed cases, UP 151,385 from yesterday’s reporting, 248,833 confirmed deaths, UP 1,187, and 5,926,001 confirmed recoveries, UP 40,433
  56. 2020 Saturday 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: 1,020,576 confirmed cases, 18,221 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 16,519 confirmed cases, 222 confirmed deaths, and last week at this time 12,055 confirmed recoveries but none reported this week.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 132,183 confirmed cases, 2,634 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Missouri- currently, they have 245,435 confirmed cases, 3,461 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries- we guess it is what it is.  Let’s look at Israel’s stats now that Mo is living there: 323,339 confirmed cases, 2,721 confirmed deaths, and 312,625 confirmed recoveries.      
  57. 2020 Saturday G: House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi calls out Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg for not following mass censorship demands other BIG TECH and Social Media platforms buckled under into doing.  Meanwhile, Judge Janine has her show on Fox News Channel tonight and gets pretty close to pointing out all of the crooked shenanigans that occurred during the 2020 Presidential Election with Corey Lewandowski pointing out that even with a court order from a judge in the Keystone State, Pennsylvania election officials still prevented him and other observers from entering count rooms.  This says beyond a shadow of a doubt that the U.S. Justice Department needs to come down atop these scumbag Democrats like a load of bricks.  The election in the state MUST- we repeat MUST occur again with voter ID (not racist) and with paper ballots.  Otherwise, it should be stripped from “Pro-China Joe’s” win column.   
  58. 2020 Saturday H: It would appear that Georgia- with a Republican government- is going to resort to no in-person voting due to a spike in Chinese Virus cases.  How convenient, you know, it seems that Georgia is going against Trump and could throw the two important U.S. Senate races to the Democrats.  Let us hope this is not true…         

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0282 a 36” x 48” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Snow Melt.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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Not to be outdone by his Foreigner band mate, fiery guitarist Mick Jones released his self-titled solo debut, “Mick Jones” on March 21, 1989.  Jones had been in the music business for a long time, having taken Luther Grosvenor’s place in Spooky Tooth when it reformed for three albums with Gary Wright in charge in the early to mid-1970s.  From there, he assembled a powerful group of Anglo-American musicians to create Foreigner and from there, they became one of the greatest all-time hard rock bands with a twist- they could also do lush ballads that put them in like flint with the women of the era.   He had the help of an army of fellow musicians, many of them Brits like himself which resulted in a superb solo album that unfortunately was not a gigantic seller like Gramm’s solo effort was.  We hope you will seek this album out and add it to your collection because fantastic guitarists, he is an unsung hero.  You’ll enjoy it.

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[i] This brought Operation Torch to a successful conclusion.

[ii] We will promote the music of these guys before we ever promote the music of Coldplay or Maroon Five, two c**k-sucking bands to be sure.

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

[iv] The former leader of the notorious Palestine Liberation Organization died from HIV-AIDS.

[v] It is important to note that millions of Americans believe Obama to have been an illegitimate president seeing as how evidence continues to mount that demonstrates he was not born in the United States as the Constitution demands but on foreign soil.

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