84. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2022

2021 Thursday D: COVID-19 CHI-VI- Scientists are studying four different possible origins for the Wuhan Virus Pandemic encircling the globe for about the fourth time now. The Chi-Coms swear ‘nothing to see here’ and that ‘the U.S. Army snuck it into our country.’ Oh, please, you guys are communists, you are a bunch of lying f**ks.

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84. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2022:

Maryland Day (Maryland)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Sutherland; U.S. Attorney General Edward Bates; U.S. Secretary of Defense Thomas S. Gates, Jr.; the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.; Motown legend Aretha Franklin, “Yesterday and Today” by the Beatles, Buck Owens, the Byrds featuring Kevin Kelly, Elton John, Spooky Tooth featuring Mike Harrison, Tower of Power featuring Stephen “Doc” Kupka, and “Happy Together” by the Turtles:

  1. 31 Tuesday: According to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguous, the people of the time celebrated the First Easter.
  2. 708 Wednesday: Constantine begins his reign as the 88th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide his Holy Church from today until April 09, 715.  
  3. 752 Tuesday: Stephen- the man who would have been the 92nd Roman Catholic pope had he not died before undergoing the ceremonies connected with being pope- died on this date.  He began his journey on March 22 but did not make it all the way.
  4. 1199 Thursday: Richard I, Lion Heart, King of England, suffers a wound from a crossbow while fighting in France; the wound would turn septic, and he would die on April 06.
  5. 1306 Thursday: Robert the Bruce was crowned King of Scots.
  6. 1634 Saturday: The first settlers found the Catholic colony of Maryland.
  7. 1669 Monday: Mount Etna erupts in Sicily, killing at least 20,000 people.
  8. 1776 Monday: The Continental Congress awarded the first Congressional Gold Medal to General George Washington, commander of the Continental Army.
  9. 1807 Wednesday: The British Parliament abolishes slave trade.   Meanwhile, the first railway passenger service begins in England on this date.
  10. 1813 Thursday: The frigate USS Essex flew the first U.S. flag in battle in the Pacific.
  11. 1821 Sunday: Greece gains independence from Turkey (National Day).
  12. 1851 Tuesday: White explorers see Yosemite Valley for the first time.
  13. 1857 Wednesday: Frederick Laggenheim took the first photo of a solar eclipse.
  14. 1862 Tuesday: In Stony Stratford, Great Britain, future 70th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Sutherland is born.  President Warren G. Harding would nominate his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice John Hessin Clarke’s seat, a Democrat. He would serve from September 05, 1922, to January 17, 1938.
  15. 1865 Saturday: During the Civil War, Confederate forces attacked Ford Stedman in Virginia, but counterattacking Union forces managed to repel the attack.   Elsewhere, the SS General Lyon at Cape Hatteras caught fire and sank, killing 400 people aboard her.  
  16. 1869 Thursday: In St. Louis, Missouri, the 23rd U.S. Attorney General of the United States died at age 75.  A member of numerous political parties, he served under President Abraham Lincoln from 03-05-1861 to 11-24-1864.
  17. 1894 Sunday: Jacob S. Coxey began leading an ‘army’ of unemployed from Massillon, Ohio, to Washington, D.C., to demand help from the federal government.
  18. 1895 Monday: Italian troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia) the first time around.  Things would not work out well this time.
  19. 1898 Friday: The Intercollegiate Trapshooting Association underwent formation in New York City.
  20. 1900 Sunday: The Socialist Party of the United States formed in Indianapolis, Indiana, on this date.
  21. 1901 Monday: In Nice, France, at the five-day “Week of Nice,” Daimler introduced the Mercedes.
  22. 1902 Tuesday: Irving W. Colburn patented the sheet glass drawing machine.
  23. 1905 Saturday: The United States returned captured Confederate battle flags from the Civil War to their owners in the South.
  24. 1911 Saturday: 146 people, mostly young female immigrants, died when fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. in New York.  Prosecutors in New York indicted the owners of the company on manslaughter charges because some of the employees suffered entrapment behind locked doors within the factory.
  25. 1915 Thursday: The U.S. Navy lost its first commissioned submarine as the USS F-4 sank off Hawaii, claiming the lives of all 21 crew members.
  26. 1931 Wednesday: Having been accused and then framed by white Southern cops for the rape of a white woman, the police arrest the ill-fated Scottsboro Boys in Alabama.  Elsewhere, in India, fifty people died in rioting with Gandhi being among those assaulted by the raging mobs.
  27. 1936 Wednesday: The Detroit Red Wings defeated the Montreal Maroons in the longest hockey game to date.  The game lasted 2 hours and 56 minutes.
  28. 1937 Thursday: Italy and Yugoslavia sign no-attack treaty (Pact of Belgrade).  Meanwhile, in the Spanish Civil War, Nationalist forces aided by their Fascist Italian allies continue investing the capital city of Madrid, which has become a tough nut to crack.  Republican forces, i.e., Soviet-backed communist forces aided by the International Brigades[i], may be having a tough go of it in other parts of the country but continue to fight with determined resolve.  Commander Francisco Franco of the Nationalists is beginning to see he may need a new strategy.
  29. 1940 Monday: The U.S. agreed to give Britain and France access to all American warplanes.  Meanwhile, the British government forbids its captured soldiers from participating in radio broadcasts for the Nazis.  British civilians listen to the radio to get the news and when they pick up the voices of their loved ones on German radio, it creates a problem with morale.
  30. 1941 Tuesday: In Dillon, South Carolina, founders incorporate the first paprika mill.   Meanwhile, in Vienna, representatives of the Yugoslav government sign the Tripartite Act making them de facto allies of the Third Reich and the rest of the Axis.  Germany agrees in turn to respect Yugoslav sovereignty and will not demand movement of its troops through their country either to the south or to the east.  The Yugoslav people aren’t happy about what their government has done.
  31. 1942 Wednesday: Seven-hundred Jews of Polish Lvov-district reach Belzec Concentration Camp.  Meanwhile, U.S. Naval forces arrive in England to help protect Scapa Flow while British naval assets leave for the invasion of Madagascar.  The Royal Navy- the mightiest in the world- has suffered heavy losses in the Indian and Pacific Oceans fighting the Imperial Japanese.  Elsewhere, in Memphis, Tennessee, future Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is born.
  32. 1943 Thursday: Kevin Kelly, future drummer with the Rising Sons, the Byrds[ii], and Fever Tree was born in California.  Elsewhere, the fight in North Africa is close to an end with the Afrika Korps remnants abandoning the Mareth Line as British armored units continue making big gains.
  33. 1944 Saturday: On the Eastern Front, the Germans continue having a tough time with superior Red Army forces in the Ukraine.  With First Panzer Army- commanded by Generaloberst Hans Valentin-Hube- encircled along the Dniester River, Field Marshal Erich Von Manstein flew to meet with Hitler at the Berchtesgaden where the Nazi leader was vacationing.  Manstein begged his Fuhrer for permission to permit the encircled tankers to break out.  At first permission was denied but by the end of the day, Hitler authorized the breakout and also authorized the release of four divisions- two infantry and two SS panzer divisions to aid in helping their comrades break out and flee to the west.
  34. 1945 Sunday: The U.S.  First Army begins operations to break out from the bridgehead near Remagen, Germany.  On the crumbling Eastern Front, the Soviets have pushed to the Danube River pushing German and remaining Hungarian troops back.  Many Hungarians are already switching sides although they fail to see that the Soviets will be far worse masters than were their German allies.   To the west, U.S. 8th Air Force bombers are devastating industrial centers in and around Hamburg, Germany.
  35. 1946 Monday: Future member of the East Bay funk-rock-soul-jazz band, Tower of Power[iii]–Stephen “Doc” Kupka (baritone saxophone/backing vocals/oboe)—is born in Berkeley, California, on this date.
  36. 1947 Tuesday: A coalmine explosion in Centralia, Illinois, claimed 111 lives.  Elsewhere, Elton John[iv], also known as Reginald Kenneth Dwight, singer ‘Rocket Man’ and ‘Candle in the Wind’ was born in Pinner, England on this date.  Finally, John D. Rockefeller III presented a check to the United Nations for $8.5 million so the organization could purchase land for the site of the U.N. center in New York City.
  37. 1954 Thursday: RCA announced it had begun producing color television sets at its plant in Bloomington, Indiana.  The sets, with 12.5-inch picture tubes, cost $1,000 each—roughly $8,700 in today’s dollars.   Elsewhere, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues with the People’s Army continuing to build up its forces for the next major assaults while among the French Union forces, there is renewed hope what with Lt. Colonel Pierre “Gars Pierre” Langlais in charge of the tactical situation and Colonel Christian de Castries in charge of the strategic situation.  The paratroopers are determined to get the battle back on their plan rather than the enemies and the next steps will be to head out into the scrub and eliminate the Viet Minh AA batteries as well as to drive the small PA units making the main airfield unusable except at certain times.  
  38. 1955 Friday: East Germany was granted full sovereignty by its occupying power, the U.S.S.R.  Of course, East Germany would remain a puppet state until the fall of the Soviet Union.   The former Nazis would become ‘good communists’ now.
  39. 1957 Monday: The Treaty of Rome establishes the European Economic Community.
  40. 1960 Friday: A guided missile launched from a nuclear-powered submarine for the first time.
  41. 1965 Thursday: The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. led 25,000 marchers to the state capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, to protest the denial of voting rights to blacks.  Later that day, civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo, a white Detroit homemaker, was shot and killed by Ku Klux Klansmen.  
  42. 1966 Friday: The Beatles[v] pose with mutilated dolls and butchered meat for the cover of the “Yesterday and Today” album; soon after release, the record company pulls it due to public outrage.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court rules the poll tax to be ‘unconstitutional’ in its landmark ruling, Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections,
  43. 1967 Saturday: The Turtles’[vi] “Happy Together” goes #1.   This tune will forever cement them in the annals of rock-and-roll history.
  44. 1969 Tuesday: Pakistani General Agha Mohammed Jagja Khan succeeds Ayub Chan as president.
  45. 1970 Wednesday: The Concorde makes its first supersonic flight at 700 mph.
  46. 1971 Thursday: In the NFL, Boston Patriots become the New England Patriots.
  47. 1972 Saturday: In Denver, Colorado, heavyweight slugger, Ron Lyle, scores a KO of opponent, George “Scrap Iron” Johnson, at the 0:31 second mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout.  Lyle’s pro record would go to 13-0 while the record of Johnson would go to 12-1.
  48. 1975 Tuesday: A nephew with a history of mental illness shot King Faisal of Saudi Arabia to death on this date.  In June of the same year in fulfillment of Islamic law., the nephew underwent beheading at the hands of an executioner.
  49. 1978 Saturday: In Paradise, Nevada, at Caesar’s Palace, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, scores a 12-round unanimous decision over Earnie Shavers.  This put Shavers’ record to 54-7-1 while that of Holmes went to 27-0.
  50. 1982 Thursday: Wayne Gretzky becomes the first NHL player to score 200 points in a season.
  51. 1983 Friday: Congress passed legislation to rescue the U.S. social security system from bankruptcy—and now in the present, thanks to Barack Hussein Obama and his Democrats from 2009-2017—the system is in far worse shape.  Elsewhere, the 7th U.S. Secretary of Defense Thomas S. Gates Jr. died at age 76 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from December 02 ,1959, to January 20, 1961.
  52. 1986 Tuesday: President Ronald Reagan ordered emergency aid for the Honduran army.  U.S. helicopters airlifted Honduran troops to the Nicaraguan border.
  53. 1988 Friday: Robin Givens demands full access to husband Mike Tyson’s money.  Elsewhere, Robert E. Chambers pled guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the death of 18-year-old Jennifer Levin.  People living in New York City know this case as the “preppie murder case.”
  54. 1990 Sunday: 87 people, most of them Honduran and Dominican immigrants, died when fire raced through an illegal social club in New York City.
  55. 1995 Saturday: Boxer Mike Tyson released from jail after serving 3 years for a sexual assault for which he may have been set up.
  56. 1998 Wednesday: The first person to use the doctor-assisted suicide law in Oregon—an unnamed cancer patient—did so on this date; talk about medical progress!
  57. 2001 Sunday: 73rd Academy Awards Oscar Ceremony, Steve Martin hosts, “Gladiator” wins Best Picture, Russell Crowe, and Julia Roberts win lead acting awards.
  58. 2004 Thursday: The Senate joined the House in passing the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, making it a separate offense to harm a fetus during a violent federal crime.
  59. 2006 Saturday: Famed country-and-western star, Buck Owens, passed away on this date in Bakersfield, California; he was 76-years-old.
  60. 2011 Friday: The Tibetan parliament will seek the Tibetan community’s opinion after the Tibetan government in-exile accepts the Dalai Lama’s resignation from politics.  Elsewhere, Iran’s government rejects an investigation into alleged human rights abuses called for by the United Nations Human Rights Council.
  61. 2012 Sunday: U.S. President Barack Obama begins a three-day visit to South Korea, as tensions rise over North Korea’s proposed missile tests.
  62. 2013 Monday: President of China, Xi Jinping addresses leaders in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, vowing to strengthen ties with Africa.   This is his first trip to the African continent and the Chinese leader looks to make deals from one end of the continent to the other so that it can scoop up resources at friendly prices.  Within seven years, the People’s Republic of China will control much of the region.
  63. 2014 Tuesday: U.S. Girl Scout Katie Francis breaks the record for selling cookies for the organization’s annual fundraiser, selling 18,107 boxes over a seven-week period.  Meanwhile, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announce their intention to divorce after 11 years of marriage; the announcement on Paltrow’s website was titled “Conscious Uncoupling.”
  64. 2015 Wednesday: German aviation investigators begin to uncover clues that the co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz, on a recent German air flight that crashed in the French Alps locked the pilot out of the cabin before putting the plane into a dive.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Army charges Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.  Sgt. Bergdahl was unhappy with his fellow squad mates and walked away from his post back in 2009.  The Taliban captured him and held him until President Barack Obama negotiated for his release.  In exchange for his 2014 release, the Obama administration gave up 5-6 top Taliban terrorists who made it back to the battlefield.  Good going there, Barack.
  65. 2016 Friday: Adherents of the so-called “religion of peace: Islam,” in this case, ISIS, carry out a suicide bombing at a football match at Iskandariya, Iraq, kills 32 people and wounds scores more.   However, things don’t go well for the ISIS B-team in Nigeria, Boko Haram.  Nigerian troops carry out a rescue and clearing operation in the troubled northeastern part of their country and in so doing, kill at least 22 jihadists, capture numerous others, and rescue 800 hostages.  Good for you guys!
  66. 2017 Saturday: Following Israeli airstrikes on Hezbollah targets inside Syria, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad does some chest-thumping today by threatening to make ‘his war’ a wider war with Israel and declares that he might begin firing some SCUD missiles at his Jewish foes.  Of course, the Israelis are not impressed about any threats emanating from Damascus and they let Assad and his generals know that if you fire ANYTHING at any of our cities or assets, we are going to clean your clocks.  Spoiler alert- the POS Syrian dictator doesn’t.
  67. 2018 Sunday: After things not going well between President Donald J. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the latter boards his armored train and heads to Beijing so he can powwow with Chinese dictator Xi Jinping.  Meanwhile, in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, a fire breaks out at a shopping mall that claims the lives of at least 64 and injures numerous others.  Elsewhere, famed blues-psychedelic-rock vocalist Mike Harrison of the British band, Spooky Tooth[vii], died in his hometown of Carlisle, Cumberland, England at age 72 on this date.
  68. 2019 Monday: Following the first rocket launch from the Gaza Strip since 2014 aimed at Tel Aviv, the Israelis launch airstrikes into the Palestinian-controlled S-hole area.  Meanwhile, in the so-called ‘Socialist paradise of Venezuela,’ ongoing power shortages cause workers and students to remain at home  And Sen. Bernie Sanders and AOC in the United States want the U.S. to become more like Venezuela and Cuba.  No flipping way, Jose!
  69. 2020 Wednesday: COVID-19 statistics continue rising (although Communist China claims they are going DOWN in their neck of the global woods) what with 470,973 confirmed cases worldwide with 21,276 deaths.  Meanwhile, the United States acknowledges 68,572 cases and 1,031 deaths as of this publishing time.  Meanwhile, Democrats continue trying to stuff all sorts of Marxist craziness into the Coronavirus Relief Bill President Trump wants sent to his desk for his signature ASAP.
  70. 2021 Thursday: JOE BIDEN’S FIRST PRESS CONFERENCE IN 65 DAYS- An extremely fatigued, slow-moving, mumbling, stumbling Joe Biden gave his first official press conference today.  He began mumbling through his pre-rehearsed lines, clearing his throat, looking furtively around the room, and spewing whatever the voice in his earpiece told him to spew.  This was extremely embarrassing for the American people and in the eyes of the world, deeply humiliating.  It is clear that Joe Biden is NOT his own man but a marionette on a string being danced about by someone else.   Within 3 minutes starting at 10:29 A.M. PDT he moved to questions by 10:32 with Zeke from the Associated Press getting the first shot.  Joe said, “I was elected to solve problems,” said Joe.   Regarding the border, Joe Biden says, “Nothing has changed, it happens every year, hundreds of thousands of illegals come here every year.”  He says it’s ‘NOT because he’s a good guy but it’s because this is the safest time not to die in the desert coming here.’  Wow, Joe.  Joe then blamed President Donald J. Trump for ‘dismantling the system, defunding HHS, limiting the number of beds available, and doing all sorts of other evil things that poor old Joe is now having to rebuild.’  (Note- Joe, just build the wall and f**king deport them all!).  Joe lied by saying he is sending back ‘thousands, tens of thousands of people who are over age 18 and single as well as vast majorities of families.’  He said that ‘they are not crossing our border.’   (Joe went about 62 minutes and answered questions from approximately 13-14 reporters.  Congrats, Joe, you didn’t topple over, and blood did not start flowing out of your eyes, ears, and nostrils).[viii] 
  71. 2021 Thursday A: LOGAN ACT VIOLATIONS- Information is beginning to arise showing that former U.S. Secretary of State (and current climate change czar) John F. Kerry committed numerous Logan Act violations by conducting shadow diplomacy behind the Trump administration’s back with all manner of noxious toadstools such as Iran, the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Venezuelans, and every other crap-hole country in the world.  Mr. Kerry should be doing time in Ft. Leavenworth for his crimes.
  72. 2021 Thursday B: POLITICAL NEWS I- a recent report shows that moderate Democrats outperformed their crazier left-wing Democrats in the 2020 Elections, yet the loony tunes liberal losers seem to retain control.   Next, Senator Bernie Sanders- breaking with the Biden administration- is demanding higher taxes than those proposed by Biden and his Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.  Communism is expensive to fund.  Next, Joe Biden is planning on spending another $10 billion to get more shots into arms and has announced that he is going to double his pledge of getting 100 million vaccines administered in his first 100 days to 200 million doses.   In other fascinating news, the U.S. Secret Service tried to CONCEAL from the eyes of the American people a gun purchase by Hunter Biden.  Need that money to fend off people trying to steal his crack cocaine.
  73. 2021 Thursday C: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- The Atlanta Police Department arrested a man walking around the city carrying a concealed rifle and handguns.  Another fellow with a sex addiction?  Speaking of firearms, a federal appeals court in Hawaii has ruled that Americans have no intrinsic rights to open or conceal carry firearms of any kind.  Uh, okay.  Elsewhere, the murdering (allegedly) POS Syrian refugee who shot up King Soopers Grocery Store in Boulder, Colorado, earlier in the week appeared in court for the first time.  The judge denied Mr. Ahmad Al-Aliwi Alissa bail pending a mental health evaluation.   The scumbag should not be getting bail of any sort.  Period.   Next, Joe Biden backs a Supreme Court ruling on recent ruling in which law enforcement confiscated some schmo’s guns.
  74. 2021 Thursday D: COVID-19 CHI-VI- Scientists are studying four different possible origins for the Wuhan Virus Pandemic encircling the globe for about the fourth time now.  The Chi-Coms swear ‘nothing to see here’ and that ‘the U.S. Army snuck it into our country.’  Oh, please, you guys are communists, you are a bunch of lying f**ks.  Meanwhile, AstraZeneca continues to swear that despite all the claims to the contrary and controversy surrounding their vaccine for the China Virus, it’s still 76-percent effective.   Elsewhere, Empire State Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo finds himself in yet another crossfire, this time over him, his family, and sycophants receiving COVID-19 tests when very few tests were available to John and Jane Q. Public, the “Killer Governor” went behind the scenes and did what he needed to do for him, his family, and his hangers-on.  This is yet another impeachable offense facing the so-called “Lov Gov.”  Finally, the Biden administration is going to partner with dialysis clinics so the vaccines can be distributed to more people on a faster basis.
  75. 2021 Thursday E: POLITICAL NEWS II- When asked about him supporting elimination of the filibuster,[ix] Joe Biden hemmed and hawed about that.  Next, some ignorant reporter was asking Joe Biden if he were going to run again, if “Kooky Kamala” would be his running mate, and if he thought he would be running against President Donald J. Trump in 2024.  Even for us, this is incredibly stupid, and we would never ask anything about 2022, much less 2024.  Most people believe Joe is not going to be in office for a year, much less four, so why ask the old bugger if he will be seeking a second term, whether Ms. Sleep-her-way-to-the-Top will be his running mate, and whether the guy from whom he stole the election will be running  to win it back- a third time.  WTF?  This question, however, caused Joe Biden to begin mumbling and whispering.   
  76. 2021 Thursday F: POLITICAL NEWS III- Scandal-ridden former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is considering a run to replace retiring Senator Roy Blunt.  The Republican former governor was involved in a steamy sex scandal and most people in the state are praying that someone better will step up and replace Senator Blunt.  We shall see.  Next, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says, ‘H.R. 1 is the single most dangerous bill in Congress today.’  Note- Georgia just passed some hardcore voting restriction laws designed to thwart H.R. 1.  Meanwhile, former CBP boss Tom Homan says that ‘the appointment of “Kooky Kamala” to be the new ‘Border Czar’ has to be the absolute worst person for the job.’  NO one respects “Kooky” because (1) she is unlikable, (2) unqualified, and (3) as untalented as they come.  She will make things far worse than they already are.   Next, according to Facebook’s oversight board, the permanent ban of President Donald J. Trump might not be so permanent (they are afraid that he is developing a superior social media product and want to cut him some slack so perhaps he will be lulled into complacency and won’t follow through).  Finally, we learn that Google received its ‘monopoly’ following their aid to President Barack Hussein Obama’s successful re-election bid.  No wonder the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day at Google Blogger soon found itself behind Google’s blockade.
  77. 2021 Thursday G: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II- A rare Vincent Van Gogh painting of Paris is going up for auction.   Meanwhile, the Olympic Torch Relay kicks off under the cloud of the Chinese Virus.  Elsewhere, first time jobless claims last week fell to 684,000 new ones which is the best number since the start of the pandemic. Another 242,00 filed for special pandemic relief last week.  In total, 4.1 million workers remain on unemployment benefits.   Meanwhile, HHS is going to partner with the Pentagon to take two Texas military bases, Fort Bliss and Lackland Air Force Base so they can send illegal alien brats there to stay.   The Biden administration is struggling to find holding pens for all the illegals which is why partnering with private prisons across the U.S. would be a great way to house people who are already going to end up being imprisoned a taste of what’s to come.  Viva El Norte!
  78. 2021 Thursday H: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 124,683,860 confirmed cases, +579,564, 2,742,357  confirmed deaths, +9,863, and 70,731,503 confirmed recoveries, +338,716.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,223,587 confirmed cases, up 61,840 from yesterday’s reporting, 550,726 confirmed deaths, UP 1,315, and 117,401,619 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them. 
  79. 2021 Thursday I: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 222,259 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  80. 2021 Thursday J: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,648,021 confirmed cases (same as yesterday’s count), 57,909 confirmed deaths (same as yesterday’s), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,950 confirmed cases, 454 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 359,290 confirmed cases, 5,249 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the second highest state after California- Texas: currently, they have 2,762,648 confirmed cases, 47,701 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 829,689 confirmed cases, 6,122 confirmed deaths, and 808,869 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Switzerland, home of (allegedly) lots of Nazi loot: 588,118 cases of the virus, 10,247 confirmed deaths and 317,600 confirmed recoveries.  
  81. 2021 Thursday K:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,619.48, UP 199.42 points (+0.62%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,977.68, UP 15.79 points (+0.12%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,909.52, UP 20.38 points (+0.52%).  The price of GOLD is $1,726.70 per troy oz., +1.60 (+0.09%) while the price of SILVER is $25.19 per troy ounce, +0.14 (+0.57%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,153.80 per troy oz, -0.40 (-0.03%) while the price of COPPER is $3.99 per pound, +0.02 (+0.41%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,626.00 per troy oz, -14.50 (-0.55%).[xi] The price of RHODIUM is $29,100.00 per troy oz., -700.00 (-2.35%).[xii]  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $58.54 per barrel, -0.02 (-0.03%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.55 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.68.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000019.   In Belarusian Rubles, one greenback equals 2.63.[xiii]  
  82. 2021 Thursday L: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.885 per gallon, $3.630 in Hawaii, and $3.323 in Washington state.[xiv]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,093,608,650,950 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven running amok. 
  83. 2021 Thursday M: POLITICAL NEWS IV- South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds, Republican, said he’d like to see the Biden administration begin grabbing legally-owned firearms from the American people.  Next, Joe Biden defends his crappy border stance, saying that all kids who make it across will not be returned home, that the American people will take care of them.  He also blames President Donald J. Trump for the BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE for which he and his administration bear FULL RESPONSIBILITY.[xvi]  Joe, for Christ’s sake (If you still believe in His teachings), BUILD THE WALL, AND DEPORT THEM ALL.  Stop giving them COVID-19 relief checks, stop giving them hotel accommodations, we have Americans sleeping in the streets, in their cars, and in back alleyways, stop with the fricking illegal aliens.  Enough is flipping enough already![xvii]  Meanwhile, Joe Biden slaps down another Trump-era policy by handing the Palestinians $15 million of taxpayer monies to help them combat the Chinese Virus.  WTF!  Elsewhere, Axios says workers installed bullet-proof doors in the U.S. House of Representatives today.    
  84. 2021 Thursday N: POLITICAL NEWS V- New California Attorney General Rob Bonta once tried to recruit communists to work within state government.  WTF?  West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey blasts the Biden administration for trying to advance its crackpot climate change agenda via its COVID-19 Relief Bill and through its upcoming ‘infrastructure bill.’   Elsewhere, New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo blasts those saying he and his family jumped to the head of the line in getting both Chi-Vi tests and immunizations.  He would never, never, do something as egregious as this, yet millions of Americans believe that he did.  Cuomo, just frigging resign before they complete the ethics probe into your criminal actions.[xviii]  In other news, the White House and the U.S. Secret Service is denying anyone did anything to cover up son, Hunter’s mishandling of a gun back in 2018.[xix]  NO one would ever do anything like that or so they claim.  Finally, the Arizona State Attorney General Mark Brnovich sues the Biden administration over the ban on tax cuts contained within the Biden COVID-19 PORKULUS RELIEF BILL.  What’s up with that, Joe?
  85. 2021 Thursday O: POLITICAL NEWS VI- Joe Biden is facing criticism from across the board over his stumble-bom performance at his ‘press conference’ today what with reading from a binder of notes, answering pre-arranged questions, and not toppling over in deep, gape-mouthed sleep.  He has his defenders but folks, he answered NO questions about the jihadist shooter in Boulder, Colorado, did not say it was an ACT OF HATE as only ‘white people’ as we are constantly told are the ONLY HATERS in the world.  The reporters congratulated Joe Biden on ‘being such a great guy that his personal magnetism is drawing millions of illegal aliens to flood into our country.’  This man MUST GO NOW.
  86. 2021 Thursday P: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS I- The Suez Canal may be out of commission now for months seeing as how a massive container ship ran aground blocking the channel.  There are 100 ships on both sides, trying to make passage which will now be impossible.  This will lead to higher prices and less goods for the world market.  Meanwhile,  the Chi-Coms are facing boycotts by numerous companies and corporations over their imprisonment of 1-2 million Uighur Muslims in concentration camps in Xinjiang Province.  Nike is among the big names with numerous others following close behind.  Will the Chi-Coms submit to global pressure?  Most likely not.  Communists always need a good ass-whooping before they pullback from their criminal actions.  
  87. 2021 Thursday Q: OTHER NEWS- Jessica Walters- star of the old show, “Arrested Development,” has died at age 80.  Next, Rutgers University will require proof of vaccination for the Chi-Vi before one can return to classes in the fall.  Elsewhere, the CEO of Twitter- Jack “Rasputin” Dorsey- mocks yes/no questions with a poll of some sort.  Screw him.   Meanwhile, decrepit old Joe Biden says the battle over voting rights (H.R. 1 federal takeover of the voting system) ‘makes Jim Crow look like Jim Eagle.’  F**k you, Joe.  Next, Scott Hennen/ partner, Flag Family Media & Fieldstone Group reported to Newsmax Grant Stinchfield reports that all sorts of evidence showing passports from Haiti, Cuban licenses, air tickets from Colombia, and welcome wagon slips informing people where to cross, how to cross, when to cross,  and once in the United States where to go.  The country is being overrun and the ‘Biden administration’ could give a flying f**k.  All patriotic Americans arm up and head to the border.  NOW.  
  88. 2021 Thursday R: OTHER NEWS II- Representative Michael McCaul, R-TX 10th congressional district, said today that the Chi-Coms don’t fear our commander-in-chief, Joe Biden.  Meanwhile, a recent Zogby poll says that most Americans believe progressive ideas on the Cancel Culture, constant blubbering about race, gender, evil white people, and other issues are weakening the United States from within yet there are very few brave souls willing to combat it.  Friends, the world is in the fight of its lives, do we permit leftists and left-wing cultures to overrun and destroy conservative values, freedom from tyranny, and liberty for all or do we begin fighting back?  We say, fight back and destroy them.  Elsewhere, RINO Governor Brian Kemp of Georgia signed a sweeping new elections law into effect today, hoping to cover for what he did in the 2020 Presidential Election.  What difference does it make when you will sign a consent order allowing Stacey Abrams to steal the 2022 Mid-Term Elections?  Impeach and remove this POS.
  89. 2021 Thursday S: QUIP OF THE DAY FROM CHEF ITZI- Canada had better hope the U.S. does not journey down the path of socialism-communism because if it does, their nation could very well become our ‘Tibet:’ a place to send excess population as well as a place to exploit of its resources.  Mexico had better be careful, too, we might absorb them.
  90. 2022 Friday:

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[i] A hodgepodge of foreign communists, many coming from the United States, France, Great Britain, and other European and Latin American countries.  Famed novelist Ernest Hemingway writes about one such individual portrayed by Gary Cooper in the film adaptation of his book, “For Whom the Bell Tolls.”

[ii] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Not sure if we will ever present the music of the Rising Sons or Fever Tree.

[iii] We are not sure when we will promote the music of Oakland’s Tower of Power, but you can be sure that we will do so when we begin promoting the music of funk-rock, horn-powered bands.

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

[v] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The album, “Yesterday and Today,” appeared on Friday, 18-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[vi] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.  The album containing the hit, “Happy Together,” was presented on Friday, 06-September-2013.  Please seek it out and add it to your collection.

[vii] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, and Widowmaker- among other interconnected bands beginning on Friday, 25-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We hope you will check out this collection of great rock music.  Even the worst albums among them beats the crap out of any bull crap music one hears today.

[viii] Critics blast Joe Biden for signing 37 executive orders while doing just one monotonous news conference.

[ix] Joe Biden echoed his crazy left-wing Democrats by decrying the Senate filibuster as a relic of the Jim Crow Era.  Joe, Democrats were the party that opposed civil rights, the party of slavery, Jim Crow, red-lining, lynching, the KKK, burning crosses, firehoses and police dogs and Bull Connor busting open heads with billy clubs and night sticks.  Democrats started the Civil War, fought the Civil War, and their northern brethren, the Copperheads defended them in Congress.  Shut up about racism and Jim Crow and racial hatred, the Democratic Party personifies race hatred and white supremacy.  Enough is enough.

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

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

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

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

[xvi] Republicans are openly disputing and mocking the Biden border claims. 

[xvii] The mentally challenged old bugger- proud of his border job- still won’t commit to transparency along the southern border.

[xviii] The story is even worse than ever we believed.  Cuomo had medical professionals visit the homes of his family members and his well-connected friends and then the tests were put at the front of the line in state laboratories.  So says the Fox News Channel.

[xix] Two parts to this story- Hunter lied on an FBI background check that he did NOT use drugs just as he and his brother Beau’s wife dumped a gun into a garbage can near a school and then went back to recover it and found that it had walked.  Neither crime is good. See this story- Hunter Biden gun incident at market in 2018 led to police investigation | Fox News– as well as this one- Hunter Biden may have committed felony by reportedly stating he’s not addicted to drugs on a gun background check (washingtonexaminer.com).

77. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022

1946 Monday: At the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials, former Luftwaffe Chief Hermann Goering is still in the witness dock. He will not accept fault for his crimes and defends the actions that he and his fellow Nazis took during the war. He’s a tough nut to crack. Goering, however, knows the score- he knows he’s destined for the hangman’s noose unless a miracle happens.

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77. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022:

President Grover Cleveland; Vice President John C. Calhoun; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Brockholst Livingston; Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Oscar L. Chapman; U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug; U.S. Secretary of State John C. Calhoun; U.S. Treasury Secretary L. M. Shaw; U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun; Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano; Blues Image featuring Joe Lala, Chuck Berry, Derek and the Dominos featuring Bobby Whitlock, the Doobie Brothers featuring John Hartman, Gillan featuring Bernie Tormé, the Mamas and the Papas featuring John Phillips, Procol Harum featuring B.J. Wilson, the Rolling Stones, Steppenwolf featuring Kent Henry, and soul singer, Wilson Pickett:

  1. 37 A.D.: The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius’ will and proclaims Caligula emperor.
  2. 417 Saturday: St. Zosimus begins his reign as the 41st Roman Catholic pontiff on this date.  He would guide his earthly flock from today until December 26, 418.
  3. 731 Wednesday: St. Gregory III begins his reign as the 90th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide his flock until November 28, 741.  
  4. 1227 Thursday: The reign of the 177th Roman Catholic Pope Honorius III comes to its end.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on July 18, 1216.
  5. 1229 Sunday: German Emperor Frederick II crowns himself king of Jerusalem.
  6. 1314 Sunday: Jacques de Molay, the 23rd and the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar meets his fate at the hands of his tormentors at the stake.
  7. 1438 Friday: Albrecht II von Hapsburg becomes king of Germany.
  8. 1532 Friday: The English Parliament forbids payments by the church to Rome.
  9. 1766 Tuesday: Britain repealed the Stamp Act of 1765 due to its unpopularity among the colonists in New England.
  10. 1782 Monday: The future seventh vice president of the United States, 1825-1832—Democrat John C. Calhoun—is born on this date in Abbeville, South Carolina.  A future member of several parties, he would serve under Presidents John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson from March 04, 1825, to December 28, 1832.  Calhoun would also serve his nation as its 16th U.S. secretary of state.  In this capacity, he would serve under President John Tyler from April 01, 1844, to March 10, 1845.  Prior to this, he served the nation as its 10th U.S. secretary of war under President James Monroe from December 08, 1817, to March 04, 1825.  He then moved up the ladder to secretary of state, then, the U.S. Senate, and finally to the vice presidency. 
  11. 1813 Thursday: David Melville patented the gas streetlamp on this date.
  12. 1818 Wednesday: Congress approved its first pensions for government service.
  13. 1823 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 15th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice of the United States Henry Brockholst Livingston died.  President Thomas Jefferson nominated his fellow Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Federalist Associate Justice William Paterson.  He served from November 10, 1806, to March 18, 1823.
  14. 1834 Tuesday: In Pennsylvania, construction workers completed work on the first railroad tunnel in the United States on today’s date.
  15. 1837 Saturday: The 22nd and 24th president of the United States, Grover Cleveland, a Democrat, was born in Caldwell, New Jersey.
  16. 1850 Monday: Henry Wells and William Fargo founded American Express on this date.
  17. 1865 Saturday: The Congress of the Confederate States adjourns for the last time.
  18. 1874 Wednesday: Hawaii signed a treaty with the United States, which granted America the right to exclusive trade.
  19. 1877 Sunday: President Rutherford B. Hayes appoints Frederick Douglas the marshal of Washington, D.C.
  20. 1881 Friday: Barnum and Bailey’s Greatest Show on Earth opened at Madison Square Garden on today’s date.
  21. 1882 Saturday: Opponents of the Earp family assassinate Morgan Earp while playing billiards in Tombstone, Arizona.
  22. 1895 Monday: 200 black Americans leave Savanah, Georgia, bound for settlement in Liberia.
  23. 1899 Saturday: Astronomers discovered the moon Phoebe, which orbits the planet Saturn.
  24. 1902 Tuesday: The government of Ottoman Turkey grants a German business firm the right to build a railway line running from Berlin through Ottoman territory to Baghdad, Iraq.
  25. 1903 Wednesday: France dissolved the Catholic religious orders.   Meanwhile, in Livorno, Italy, future foreign minister of Fascist Italy and son-in-law of Benito Mussolini, Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano is born.
  26. 1909 Thursday: Einar Dessau of Denmark used a short-wave transmitter to become the first person to broadcast as a “ham” operator.
  27. 1910 Friday: On this date, the first opera by a U.S. composer performed at the Met in New York City.
  28. 1911 Saturday: Former President Theodore Roosevelt opened Roosevelt Dam in Arizona, which was the largest dam in America at that time.  Elsewhere, North Dakota enacted a hail insurance law.
  29. 1916 Saturday: During World War I, Czarist Russia countered the Verdun assault on the Western Front with an attack at Lake Naroch on the Eastern Front, the Russians lost 100,000 men and the Germans lost 20,000 in defending against them.
  30. 1920 Thursday: Greece adopted the Gregorian calendar on this date.  
  31. 1922 Saturday: British officials in India sentence Mahatmas K. Gandhi to six years in prison for civil disobedience.  H
  32. 1925 Wednesday: The Tri-State Tornado struck southeastern Missouri, southern Illinois, and southwestern Indiana, resulting in some 700 deaths.
  33. 1931 Wednesday: Schick Inc. displayed the first electric shaver.
  34. 1932 Friday: In Washington, D.C., the former 43rd U.S. Treasury Secretary L. M. Shaw died at age 83.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from February 01, 1902, to March 03, 1907.
  35. 1937 Thursday: Some 300 people, mostly children, died in a gas explosion at the New London Consolidate School in New London, Texas.
  36. 1938 Friday: Mexican President Lazaro Cardenas nationalized his country’s petroleum reserves and took control of foreign-owned oil facilities.  Elsewhere, New York commenced requiring serological blood tests of pregnant women.
  37. 1940 Monday: Benito Mussolini’s Italy joins Hitler’s Germany in its war on France and Great Britain.  The meeting between the two dictators took place in the Brenner Pass.
  38. 1941 Tuesday: In Prattville, Alabama, future soul legend Wilson Pickett[i] is born.  “In the Midnight Hour” would be among his greatest songs, covered by many including Pigpen of the Grateful Dead[ii].
  39. 1942 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed an executive order authorizing the World War II Relocation Authority, the governmental entity that took charge of interning Japanese Americans, with Milton S. Eisenhower (the younger brother of Dwight D. Eisenhower) as its director.  Meanwhile, the third military draft in the U.S. commenced during World War II.  Elsewhere, the British are preparing to launch Force 21 in another week or so, a combined force of Royal Marines, Army troops, and a small flotilla.  The purpose is to sail around Africa and to invade Vichy French-controlled Madagascar so as to deny it to the Imperial Japanese.
  40. 1943 Thursday: Following the showing at Kasserine Pass in Tunisia, General George S. Patton leads a revamped/retrained II Corps back into the fight to rout the remnants of the Afrika Korps.
  41. 1944 Saturday: Due to Hungary switching sides to Stalin’s Russia, the Nazis occupy their country.  There are still Hungarians willing to fight with their Nazi allies against the communists because what the communists are offering is far worse than their alliance with Germany.  Meanwhile, the Red Army is also rolling into Romania on this date, another member nation of the Axis.
  42. 1945 Sunday: During World War II, 1,250 Allied bombers attack the Nazi capital of Berlin.  On the Eastern Front, the Red Army is approaching Danzig, Poland, what today is Gdansk.  German forces are fleeing to the west as the Soviets continue the fight, driving into Poland ostensibly to ‘liberate Poland’ but in truth to conquer it and to then put a communist regime in Warsaw.
  43. 1946 Monday: At the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials, former Luftwaffe Chief Hermann Goering is still in the witness dock.  He will not accept fault for his crimes and defends the actions that he and his fellow Nazis took during the war.  He’s a tough nut to crack.  Goering, however, knows the score- he knows he’s destined for the hangman’s noose unless a miracle happens.  Elsewhere, 32.1st Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Oscar L. Chapman stepped down from office on this date.  As Acting U.S. Interior Secretary, Chapman served under President Harry S. Truman from February 15, 1946, to March 18, 1946.  His replacement, the 33rd U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, too, Secretary Krug served under President Harry S. Truman from today until December 01, 1949.
  44. 1947 Tuesday: Barrie “B.J.” Wilson, future drummer of the British rock group, Procol Harum[iii], was born in Edmonton, London, England, on this date.
  45. 1948 Thursday: Future famed keyboardist, who played with Eric Clapton in Derek and the Dominos[iv], Bobby Whitlock, is born in Memphis, Tennessee, on this date.  Meanwhile, the first signs of a split in the communist alliance between Josef Stalin’s Soviet Union and Tito’s Yugoslavia occurs as Russian advisors head home.
  46. 1949 Friday: The treaty for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, aka NATO, wins ratification in the U.S. Senate.
  47. 1950 Saturday: Future drummer with the rock band, the Doobie Brothers[v]—John Hartman—is born on this date in Falls Church, Virginia.
  48. 1952 Tuesday: In Philadelphia, an optometrist fitted the first plastic lenses for a cataract patient.  Meanwhile, guitarist with Ian Gillan’s solo band, Gillan[vi]– Bernie Tormé- is born on this date in Ranelagh, Dublin, Ireland.
  49. 1954 Thursday: Howard Hughes—the first person ever to own a motion picture studio—bought RKO Pictures for $23 million on this date.   Elsewhere, in French Indochina, after five-plus days of heavy fighting, the battle has fallen into a temporary lull.  The communists are consolidating their wins while the French are trying to drive the Viet Minh back and off their main airfield.  In the fighting, the French Union troops have lost three of 12 battalions although two have managed to parachute in to replace them.  On the other side of the dividing line, General Giap is calling for reinforcements and fresh supplies as his losses assaulting French positions have been horribly costly.  It is a horrifying battle but whoever wins it will determine control of the country.
  50. 1959 Wednesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Hawaii statehood bill, which led to it officially becoming a state on August 21, 1959.
  51. 1962 Sunday: France and Algerian rebels signed the Evian Accords, a cease-fire agreement that took effect the next day ending the Algerian War.
  52. 1963 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Gideon v. Wainwright, ruled unanimously that state courts were required to provide legal counsel to criminal defendants who could not afford to hire an attorney on their own. 
  53. 1965 Thursday: The first spacewalk took place as Soviet Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov went outside his Voskhod 2 capsule, secured by a tether.  Meanwhile, the Rolling Stones[vii] receive fines of £5 each for public urination.
  54. 1967 Saturday: “Penny Lane,” by the Beatles[viii] hits #1 on the pop music charts.  Combined with “Strawberry Fields Forever,” these two tunes became massive sellers.  Both would eventually end up on the “Magical Mystery Tour” album’s B-Side.
  55. 1970 Wednesday: For the first time in U.S. history, the USPS postal union calls for a strike.
  56. 1974 Monday: Most OPEC members end the oil embargo against the United States, an embargo caused by the U.S. support for Israel in the Yom Kippur War.
  57. 1977 Friday: The United States restricts travel of its citizens to the following nations: Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam, and Cambodia.
  58. 1981 Wednesday: In the NHL, the Buffalo Sabres set a record of 9 goals in one period against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
  59. 1986 Tuesday: The U.S. Treasury Department announced that it would begin weaving a clear, polyester thread into bills to thwart counterfeiters.
  60. 1988 Friday: In Nashville, Tennessee, heavyweight boxer Randall “Tex” Cobb beat ‘Neon Leon’ Spinks via a 10-round majority decision to drop Spinks’ record to 18-11-3 while that of Cobb went to 33-7-1.                                                                                                                                                            
  61. 1990 Sunday: The first free elections took place in East Germany.  Meanwhile, art thieves stole 13 paintings from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.  Since art experts valued the paintings at a whopping $100 million, the heist became the largest art robbery in history.  
  62. 1991 Monday: At the 2:22 minute mark in the seventh round of their heavyweight match, Mike Tyson beats Donovan “Razor” Ruddock via a TKO.  Billed as the “Fight of the Year,” this bout pitted two hard-punching boxers against one another.  However, the judges threw the fight to Tyson by awarding him with a TKO victory.   Once given the victory, Ruddock’s corner stormed into the ring and went after the referee which caused Tyson’s corner to enter the ring and a brief melee ensued.  With the victory, “Iron Mike’s” record went to 40-1 while that of Ruddock went to 25-2-1.
  63. 1992 Wednesday: Famed Disco queen Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
  64. 1995 Saturday: Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17-month retirement from the NBA.   
  65. 1996 Monday: In the Philippines city of Quezon, a massive nightclub fire claims the lives of at least 162 people and injures scores of others.
  66. 2000 Saturday: in the Republic of China (Nationalist China) aka Taiwan- Chen Shui-bian wins the presidential election.  Taiwan is a free democracy living in the shadow of a communist giant who will resort to any act no matter how criminal to force Taiwan to become part of the People’s Republic of China.
  67. 2001 Sunday: Founding member and guiding light of the Mamas and the Papas[ix]—John Phillips—died from heart failure on this date in Los Angeles, California.  He was age 65.
  68. 2002 Monday: The Ramones are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on this date.  Meanwhile, the initial invasion of Afghanistan is over.  Operation Anaconda saw to the killing of loads of Taliban and Al-Qaida garbage.   The hunt for Osama bin Laden is on.
  69. 2003 Tuesday: Tomorrow is the jumping off point for the invasion of Iraq.  Hundreds of millions of people across the world are praying the world will not go to war but to war the United States would go, all because the Military-Industrial-Political Complex will rake in tens of billions of dollars in war materials, conquered territory, and regime change.  President George W. Bush, PLEASE- don’t do this.  We beg you.  Meanwhile, the foreign ministry in Iraq labels President Bush a ‘war criminal’ before the war is even under way.
  70. 2004 Thursday: Howard Dean announces he is going to form a far-left organization of people of like mind, the progressive Democracy for America group.  This guy’s a nut.   Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives votes to double the bounty atop the head of wanted international terrorist, Osama bin Laden.  Find the POS and kill him.
  71. 2005 Friday: Doctors in Florida, acting on the orders of a state judge, removed Terri Schiavo’s feeding tube.  Despite the efforts of congressional Republicans to intervene and repeated court appeals by the parents of Schiavo, the brain-damaged woman died on March 31, 2005, at age 41.
  72. 2006 Saturday: Following a U.N. Security Council vote just days before authorizing any naval force encountering pirates off the coast of East Africa to engage, a U.S. Naval squadron encounters Somali pirates and lights them up killing at least 1, wounding others, and taking 12 prisoners.  Excellent action.  Pirates must be eliminated from the high seas.  Elsewhere, Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine are fighting one another as they try to form a unified cabinet.
  73. 2007 Sunday: The war in Iraq continues killing people and destroying property.  A bomb goes off in Baghdad killing at least 11 people and wounding God knows how many others.   Elsewhere, French crime writer Cesare Battisti is arrested in Brazil.  Apparently, his home country’s courts in Italy convicted him in absentia of two murders back in the 1970s.  The Italian police were finally able to capture the rogue and extradite him back to Rome to face justice.
  74. 2008 Tuesday: You know it’s an election year when loads of limp-wristed sissies turn out to protest the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.  Look, we agree, NO one wanted George W. Bush to invade Iraq but the more we think about it, the more it appears that the Deep State aka the Military-Industrial-Political Complex egged him on to do it because industrialists and corporatists can only make money when bombs are dropping on Middle Eastern and other Third World targets and blood is being shed for oil.  When we don’t even get the oil, it’s even worse.  Fricking Dick Cheney!   Meanwhile, Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, does his best to distance himself from the insane comments made by his ‘former’ Reverend Jeremiah “Chickens Have Come Home to Roost” Wright in whose church Senator and Mrs. Obama sat for 20 years.
  75. 2009 Wednesday: Kent Henry, former guitarist with Blues Image and Steppenwolf[x] died at age 60 from the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in Portland, Oregon.  Meanwhile, the Fed announces its plan to buy up to $1.2 trillion in bonds and securities with which it hopes to stabilize a damaged economy.  Meanwhile, as an uproar continues over the bonuses AIG plans to give to its board members and CEO, AIG announces that the recipients will return ‘half of their bonuses’ to the government.   Get them and get the hell out of town.
  76. 2010 Thursday: In anticipation of passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act- the PPACA, aka the ACA, aka Obamacare- the White House delays an overseas trip so President Barack Obama can sign the bill when it reaches his desk.  The Democrats expect to have the 216 votes with which to pass this monstrosity that will destroy the American healthcare system for generations to come, lead to lower-quality healthcare, and create ‘Death Panels’ with which government bureaucrats will eliminate what the Nazis called, “Useless eaters,” people who took more resources to stay alive than they gave back to society.  We hope it won’t pass.
  77. 2011 Friday: After the United States, Britain, and France authorized a No-Fly Zone over Libya, Libyan authorities announced that it would call for a ceasefire, which it immediately violated by killing 25 civilians in Misrata.   Meanwhile, the MESSENGER spacecraft goes into orbit around the planet Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun.
  78. 2012 Sunday: Armed rebels are running amok in Damascus, Syria.  Following a massive car bomb blowing up part of the city, raging gun battles break out in the streets leading to at least 27 dead and countless others injured.   Meanwhile, the U.S. military identifies the shooter of 16 Afghan civilians as U.S. Army Sgt. Robert Bales.  Currently, he is being held in solitary confinement at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.  Afghan President Hamid Karzai is screeching about ‘multiple shooters killing the 16 which included 9 children’ but no evidence supporting those allegations is found.   Sgt. Bales enlisted in the military following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and had served multiple tours fighting terrorists.
  79. 2013 Monday: At Kano, Nigeria, an explosion at a bus park claims the lives of 25 people and injures numerous others.  Meanwhile, an explosion erupts claiming the lives of 10 people and injures 20 others as a car bomb goes off in Mogadishu, Somalia.
  80. 2014 Tuesday: President Obama awards 24 Medals of Honor to veterans originally overlooked due to ethnic or racial bias.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., today’s Mega Millions multistate lottery drawing has two winning tickets; the $400 million jackpot is the third largest in the game’s history.  Elsewhere in Washington, D.C., the U.S. government shutters the Syrian Embassy and sends its diplomats home to Damascus.  Meanwhile, founding member of Blues Image[xi] as well as performer with other bands—drummer/percussionist Joe Lala—died on this date in his hometown of Tampa, Florida, at age 66 from lung cancer.  Finally, famed NBA coach Phil Jackson signs a five-year contract to become the president of the New York Knicks.  Oh, well.
  81. 2015 Wednesday: Although election consultants sent by President Barack Obama to help the opposition to Israeli leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, worked hard and spent millions to beat the prime minister, Netanyahu and his Likud Party retain power.  Mr. Netanyahu set out to form a new coalition government.   Elsewhere, violence breaks out in Frankfurt, Germany, during a massive protest against austerity measures proposed by Berlin. 
  82. 2016 Friday: American actor Joe Santos of Rockford Files fame dies at age 84.  Elsewhere, following imposition of new sanctions on North Korea, South Korea reports that its northern neighbor fired off two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan.   Meanwhile, European Union leaders are trying to bribe Turkey to do something about halting the ongoing flow of Muslim ‘refugees’ from the Middle East, Central Asia, and other parts of the region through their country and into Europe.  Something has got to give.
  83. 2017 Saturday: The founder of rock-and-roll—the great Chuck Berry[xii]—died from natural causes at the age of 90 in Wentzville, Missouri.  Meanwhile, as Iraqi military forces begin assaulting ISIS positions in western Mosul, tens of thousands of civilians try to flee through the battle lines.  The Iraqis have to sort out civilian from terrorist, it’s an onerous process but a necessary one.
  84. 2018 Sunday: In a ‘shock of shocks’ (yeah, right), Russian thug president and oligarch Vladimir Putin wins his fourth term with 76-percent of the vote.  Meanwhile, Sri Lanka ends the state of emergency it declared on March 06, 2018, after anti-Muslim riots got out of hand.
  85. 2019 Monday: According to the U.S. National Weather Service, historic, catastrophic flooding occurs as parts of Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota find themselves battling floodwaters.  Of course, this is a SIGN of ‘Climate Change.’  Ooh, la-la. Elsewhere, New Zealand mourns the loss of people killed in the recent mosque shootings, urging the populace to show compassion for the Muslim population.   Meanwhile, in Utrecht, Netherlands, a jihadist seeking revenge for the mosque shootings in New Zealand opens fire on a train, killing three people and wounding others.  The police finally track the POS down and discover that he is a Turkish immigrant.   Bring out the old guillotine.   
  86. 2020 Wednesday: As of today, there are 214,894 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the “Wuhan Virus,” the one the Peoples’ Republic of China dumped on the world.  Currently, we have 8,732 confirmed deaths with 83,313 recoveries.  China continues leading the death toll with 3,122 followed by Italy with 2,978 and then Iran with 1,135 deaths.  After them, Spain acknowledges 623 deaths followed by France with 148, then South Korea with 84, the United Kingdom with 71, then the Netherlands with 58, and the U.S. with 55 deaths.  Meanwhile, after getting his butt clobbered in the previous day’s presidential primaries, Sen. Bernie Sanders announces the suspension of his presidential run.  Thus, Joe Biden is the de facto winner of the nomination which means, who will contest him at the convention or even before?  Will it be moronic Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York who seems to be on TV every flipping day acting as though he is the ‘shadow president’ or will it be Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama?  Possibly, since Democrats OWE Donald Trump at least three years, perhaps the president should postpone elections until November 2024?  On Wall Street, the DOW Jones Industrial Average closes at 19,898.92, a drop of 1,338.46 or -6.30%.  The S & P closes at 2,398.10, a drop of 131.09 or -5.18.  Finally, the NASDAQ closes at 6,989.84, a drop of 344.94 or -4.70%.
  87. 2021 Thursday: DAY 58 of the Biden Regime.   FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS UPDATE- North Korea calls nuclear talks with the ‘Joe Biden administration’ to be little more than a waste of their time.  Furthermore, they say that IF Joe Biden doesn’t dump the harsh speech, Joe Biden won’t be getting much sleep at night for the next four years.  They might consider speaking with ‘Joe Biden’ if he refrains from the hate speech against Kim Jong Un and discontinues the nasty rhetoric.  Otherwise, Biden can shut the hell up.   In answer, the Biden administration says it ‘will keep all options on the table when it comes to dealing with the North Koreans and will counter any threat the Kim regime poses to the rest of the Asia-Pacific Region.’ 
  88. 2021 Thursday A: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS UPDATE II: The Russians are not happy with Joe Biden.  First, they demand that Joe Biden apologize for calling Vladimir Putin a ‘killer,’ and then when Joe Biden’s administration remains mum, they call their ambassador in Washington, D.C., to return home.[xiii]  This is a slap to the face of Joe Biden personally and to the American people in general.  It’s a good thing that Joe Biden didn’t say that ‘if Putin and I were in high school, I’d take his scrawny little ass behind the gym and beat the hell out of him.’  IF Joe had said something like that, we might be getting nuked by now but of course, Joe Biden lacks the testosterone to do something as brazenly stupid as that.   Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the ‘back and forth between Biden and Putin is increasingly childish.’  Stop it.  Meanwhile, Moscow extends the house arrest for Alexei Navalny’s spokesperson, Kira Yarmysh.   
  89. 2021 Thursday B: FOREIGN NEWS UPDATE/OVERSEAS III: In Kabul, Afghanistan, a bus carrying Afghan workers along a road runs smack dab into a roadside bomb planted by practitioners of the religion of peace.  The resulting explosion claims the lives of four workers outright, injures another nine, and blows the bus to smithereens.  One must love the ‘religion of peace!’  Next, as the Joe Biden administration meets with the Chi-Coms in Alaska, reports are that Beijing is going to pressure U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken- a close friend of the Chi-Coms- to remove all Trump era sanctions imposed upon them.  This most likely is going to happen.  Elsewhere, the UAW is upset because an automobile Ford Motor Company promised to manufacture in Ohio is heading for Mexico instead.  Thank you, Biden administration, thank you dumb ass Richard Trumka for NOT putting labor squarely behind President Donald J. Trump.  More job losses to come.
  90. 2021 Thursday C: BORDER NEWS UPDATE I: The people of the United States are decrying ‘Joe Biden’s assault on the southern border.’  As our country reels from the massive invasion of Third World illegal aliens who are coming here to suck off government’s teats, none of these people will assimilate and many of them are males of military age.   House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says that ‘Joe Biden’s words and actions alone have created the border crisis.’  He also says that ‘when Joe Biden was running for president, he said he would open the borders and legalize millions of illegals so no one should be surprised now at what is happening along our border.’  (Note- we say it’s time to begin seeding the Rio Grande with alligator pups, to put in antipersonnel, antivehicle, and antiboat obstacles beginning on our side of the river and then lay in minefields, foo gas pits, punji stake pits, and whatever else we can to protect our borders from the tidal wave of illegals.  STOP THEM NOW!)
  91. 2021 Thursday D: BORDER NEWS UPDATE II: Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, says that ‘Joe Biden is going to try to redeploy border funding to other programs,’ like WOKE bulls**t.   Meanwhile, Mexico says it will help with the BORDER DISASTER if the United States provides aid with the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine.   Elsewhere, it’s clear that DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is working on behalf of the illegal aliens and not the American people.[xiv]  Elections have consequences, folks.  The Biden administration is planning to legalize ALL DACA recipients as well as anyone who has worked in U.S. agricultural fields for as short a time as 180 days.  BUILD THE WALL AND DEPORT THEM ALL.  NOW.  It is better than hundreds of thousands of uneducated illegal aliens languishing in Joe Biden’s gulags.  Send them back NOW.  Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, demands that Secretary Mayorkas ‘change course now’ on the border.
  92. 2021 Thursday E: CHI-COM NEWS: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, is moving forward a bill that will strip compromised House Intelligence Committee member Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, a man who had a lengthy sexual affair with a Chi-Com female intelligence agent, Christine Fang, aka Fang-Fang.  Leader McCarthy says there is NO way that Swalwell could get a security clearance in the private sector so he should not have one in the public sector.  Swalwell is a security risk and increasingly erratic House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi will do nothing about it.  (Note- it appears to me that her anti-Alzheimer’s drugs are not working very well- Goldie).
  93. 2021 Thursday F: POLLING AND ELECTIONS NEWS- a recent Rasmussen poll reports that 75-percent of the American people believe that VOTER ID is an essential tool with which to maintain fair and honest elections.  Why then won’t the Democrats demand safe and secure elections rather than seeking to enfranchise illegal aliens, felons, sixteen-year-olds, and others incapable of voting to vote?  This bull crap simply must stop.  NOW.   
  94. 2021 Thursday G: ATLANTA MASSAGE PARLOR MASSACRES and associated ideas- even though Robert Aaron Long- the person that shot and killed five Korean women, Latinos, and one white male says he didn’t do it because they are Asian does not gain much traction in the media.[xv]  We think his motive most likely was having watched the Grammys on Sunday night and seen all the whores and sluts prancing around that for a guy with a self-proclaimed sex addiction, he acted upon what he saw.  The Democrats continue wailing about the uptick in anti-Asian violence of which, we have still seen incredibly little and what we have seen other than Mr. Long is black folks attacking Asians.[xvi]  Still, the Asian-American community is screaming for support so congressional hearings looking into all the ‘anti-Asian violence’ are going to begin soon.  Dr. Alan Dershowitz, noted legal scholar, says the easy availability of firearms put the gun into the hands of Mr. Long.   How about we do something to help people with sex addictions in our highly sexualized society?   (Note- Joe Biden and Kooky Kamala Harris are going to visit Georgia soon and are going to blast guns- again.  STFU.  Goldie).   Anyhow, the Atlanta P.D. says the investigation into Mr. Long is FAR FROM OVER meaning they are seeking a racial angle.  Oh- White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki says, ‘Trump’s to blame for the shootings.’[xvii]
  95. 2021 Thursday H: U.S. Senate News- the U.S. Senates confirms the pro-China William Burns by a unanimous vote to become the nation’s next Central Intelligence Agency director.  Wow.  Even worse, the U.S. Senate confirms California Attorney-General Xavier Becerra by a vote of 50-49 (Senator Susan Collins, RINO-ME, voted ‘aye’) to become the next Health and Human Services secretary.  Generally, someone with a medical background is sought for this post.  Sadly, however, the only thing Becerra qualifies for is his love of abortion, abortion at all stages of fetal development and even post-birth.  The man is an evil, evil ghoul.   At least the people of California have gotten rid of him.  No longer is he the Golden State’s problem; no, he’s now the nation’s problem.   Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says that Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer was correct when he defended the legislative filibuster back in 2017 whereas now, Schumer lacks the balls to keep the left-wing of his party at bay.  Schumer is LEFT-WING of his party.
  96. 2021 Thursday I: Miscellaneous Government News- The Republicans in Congress are concerned over HOW the Democrats plan on funding their (Green New Deal) ‘infrastructure program.’  Representative Nancy Mace, R-SC 1st congressional district, says that the Democrats will stick ‘the American workers, the middle class with paying for another multi-trillion-dollar bill.’  She also says that this scheme is their most expensive so far.   Meanwhile, the House passes an extension on the Equal Rights Amendment despite furious pushback from the GOP.   Next, in a ‘speech’ today,  Joe Biden referred to “Kooky Kamala” Harris once again as “President Harris.”  Dr. Jill Biden should be in prison for elder abuse.  WTF.  Moving on, the U.S. House of Representatives passes a bill with which to award GOLD MEDALS to all Capitol Hill police officers who withstood the ‘insurrection of January 06, 2021.’  Wow.  Go, Nance, go!  Panderer.[xviii] 
  97. 2021 Thursday J: WEATHER NEWS UPDATE- the National Weather Service issues severe warnings for the American Deep South.  The NWS also says that much of the U.S. is going to be in the throes of an extended drought.  WTF is going on in the atmosphere with all the chem trails?  Something is occurring of which hardly anyone knows.  We would LOVE to know what our government or worse- the globalist government- is doing to the world’s atmosphere.
  98. 2021 Thursday K: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS- The Kansas state Senate passes a bill prohibiting trannys from playing in girls’ and women’s sports.  It will advance to the GOP-controlled House in the state and then move to the governor’s desk.   Next, Lt. General Michael Flynn’s former business partner, Bijan Rafiekan, found himself resentenced by an appeals court over whatever bogus crime with which he was charged.   Next, Dan Bongino is going to assume Rush Limbaugh’s radio slot on Talk Radio.   In other interesting news, Los Angeles County D.A. George Gascon admits to cutting 8,000 years of prison sentences given to L.A. criminals and this in just 100 days.  We are NEVER visiting Los Angeles City or County ever again until this scurrilous POS is removed from office.
  99. 2021 Thursday L: GOP Miscellaneous News: a nonpartisan polling groups says that Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, is the most effective U.S. senator.  Next, another poll says that U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas is the most popular SCOTUS justice among Republicans.  Congratulations, Justice Thomas.   Elsewhere, former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he’s optimistic about Joe Biden doing the right thing with the Chi-Coms.   
  100. 2021 Thursday M: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 121,585,388 confirmed cases, +583,289, 2,685,770, confirmed deaths, +10,249, and 68,888,923 confirmed recoveries, +253,755.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,846,814 confirmed cases, up 58,650 from yesterday’s reporting, 543,481 confirmed deaths, UP 1,177, and 116,340,711 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this wretched, disorientated slobbering POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 215,004 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- Vegetable Joe, in another two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.    
  101. 2021 Thursday 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: 3,632,133 confirmed cases, 57,016 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 451 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers for more than a week now).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 354,828 confirmed cases, 5,212 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the U.S., aka the federal district, Washington, D.C., aka Fort Pelosi: currently, they have 42,892 confirmed cases, 1,046 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries thanks to Mayor Muriel Bowser.  Woof.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 824,926 confirmed cases, 6,062 confirmed deaths, and 793,723 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Romania, the home of Vlad the Impaler, aka Count Dracula of literary fame: 881,159 cases of the old the Communist China Condition, 21,877 confirmed deaths and 794,950 confirmed recoveries.   Meanwhile, new reports say that New York health authorities were horrified at Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s order to return COVID-19-positive patients back into nursing homes (and yet, they did NOTHING.  They are as guilty as the governor who, by the way, has another accuser, a female reporter who says he made her feel uncomfortable).
  102. 2021 Thursday O: Boy!  Dreadful day on the markets now that BIG BUSINESS realizes there is going to be inflation, possibly, stagflation, loss of jobs, low interest rates, all the gains made in 2021 are LOST thanks to “Pro-China Joe” Biden.  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,862.30, DOWN 153.07 points (-0.46%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,116.17, DOWN 409.03 points (-3.02%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,915.46, DOWN 58.66 points (-1.48%).  The price of GOLD is $1,732.60 per troy oz., +0.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $26.08 per troy ounce, -0.27 (-1.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,208.00 per troy oz, -9.50 (-0.78%) while the price of COPPER is $4.07 per pound, -0.04 (-0.94%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,662.80 per troy oz, +124.50 (+4.90%). The price of RHODIUM is $2,175.00 per troy oz, +45.00 (+2.11%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.59 per barrel, -0.41 (-0.68%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.51 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.49.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.   In Azerbaijani Manat, one greenback equals 1.69.   Last week, there were 770,000 first-time unemployment applications last week which is a reverse from the previous week.  Claims are going up, NOT going down.  The national unemployment rate for February 2021 was 6.2-percent nationwide.
  103. 2021 Thursday P: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.871 per gallon, $3.580 in Hawaii, and $3.301 in Washington state.  Time for ALL Red States and portions of states to secede from the Communist States of America.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,066,880,604,872 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.  Cloward and Piven running amok.  The country is going to implode.
  104. 2022 Friday: What will happen today…

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[i] We hope to do the music of all the soul legends one day including Wilson Pickett among others.

[ii] We began promoting the music of the Grateful Dead- including Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Phil Lesh- beginning on Tuesday, 30-August-2011 through Wednesday, 11-January-2012.  Then, we did a second series featuring more albums by this fabled San Francisco band beginning on Friday, 09-August-2013 through Monday, 19-August-2013.  At some point, we will have to do a third series as the music from this band never ends.  Please, seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iii] We began promoting the music of both Procol Harum and Robin Trower along with Gary Brooker beginning on Monday, 16-March-2015 through Sunday, 31-May-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your growing music collection.

[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.  When we do, Derek and the Dominoes will be among them.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Doobie Brothers sometime before 2030.  We hope you will remain vigilant.

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

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

[viii] 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.

[ix] At some point, we will do the music of the Mamas and the Papas the same time we do the music of Sonny & Cher.  We hope you will continue awaiting that glorious day.

[x] We promoted the music of Steppenwolf, beginning on Friday, 25-May-2012 through Sunday, 17-June-2012.  You definitely need to check the music of this iconic band out ASAP.

[xi] Not sure when we will do the music of Blues Image but when we do, you will be the first to know.

[xii] We look forward to promoting the music of Chuck Berry in its entirety but are not sure as to when.  Stay tuned.

[xiii] Apparently, Vladimir Putin is challenging Joe Biden to a public debate.  This is something we would love to have front row seats to watch!

[xiv] We learn today that at least 3 million illegal aliens are going to be legalized immediately just as we learned that all illegal aliens deported under the Trump administration who were here living in the shadows for three years will be invited back.  We also learn that the Biden administration will NOT deport any illegal alien child who manages to walk through Central America, up through Mexico, and somehow cross our border will NEVER be deported- DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.

[xv] Interesting note- Atlanta Police Department Captain Jay Baker lost his position as spokesperson for the department today because he relayed to the press what the suspect told him, that he ‘shot those people because of his sex addiction.’  Captain Baker did not sing the song of INCREASED VIOLENCE AGAINST ASIAN-AMERICANS, OH MY, MY!  Identity politics strikes once again and that ho, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is in the midst of it.

[xvi] The incredible thing in all of this is that Democrats despise Asian-Americans, they demonstrate it through holding them back in institutions of higher learning like colleges and universities.  The Dems do not like the fact that Asians are extremely industrial, successful, and do not need government generally to survive and thus the Democrats wage war on them around the clock.  Now that they can use their grief to their advantage, they love the Asians now but when things go back to normal, they will cut them loose the same way Democrats cut Cindy Sheehan lose after she thought she could primary Nancy Pelosi in her California House district race.  Democrats are USERS, they care little for the people they use, it’s who and what they are.

[xvii] Here’s something- Donald J. Trump’s personal wealth FELL by $700 million the four years he was president.  Mr. Trump is the first American president to LOSE money while in office.  The man is a patriot.

[xviii] The ‘January 06, 2021, commission’ by which the government seeks to ‘investigate the Capitol Hill riots, aka THE TRUMP-INSPIRED INSURRECTION, is being held up by…you guessed it…partisanship. 

75. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2022

1954 Tuesday: . Meanwhile in French Indochina, the Battle at Dien Bien Phu continues to rage. The French command is basically in shock, they had not anticipated that the Viet Minh would do as well as they have. They have overrun the various Béatrice positions and have compromised Gabrielle. French aircraft have had problems operating in the overcast valley while their counterbattery fire has been a target for the People’s Army gunners.

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75. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2022:

President James Madison; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne; U.S. Treasury Secretary George S. Boutwell; Alice Cooper featuring Michael Bruce, John & Yoko Lennon, Free featuring Andy Fraser, Heart featuring Ann Wilson, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band featuring Matt Irving, Mohammed Bijeh aka the “Tehran Desert Vampire,” and Van Halen featuring Wolfgang Van Halen:

  1. 597 B.C.: The Babylonian army captures Jerusalem where they replace Jehoiachin with Zedekiah as their king.
  2. 37 Monday: Roman Emperor Tiberius dies; Caligula succeeded him.
  3. 1190 Friday: Prior to leaving for overseas, English Crusaders first massacre the Jews of York, England.
  4. 1322 Monday: The Battle of Boroughbridge takes place in the first war of Scottish independence.
  5. 1521 Wednesday: Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Philippines where natives killed him the following month.
  6. 1690 Thursday: French King Louis XIV sends troops to aid the Irish in their struggle against the British.
  7. 1751 Tuesday: James Madison, fourth president of the United States, was born in Port Conway, Virginia Colony, British North America.  A future Democratic-Republican, he would serve from March 04, 1809, to March 04, 1817.  
  8. 1802 Tuesday: President Thomas Jefferson signed a measure authorizing the establishment of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, and the establishment of the Army Corps of Engineers (the second time)
  9. 1827 Friday: The first newspaper published by blacks for blacks commences in New York, the Freedom Journal. 
  10. 1836 Wednesday: The Republic of Texas approved a constitution.  
  11. 1850 Saturday: Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel, “The Scarlet Letter” was first published.
  12. 1861 Saturday: The Arizona Territory votes to leave the Union and join the Confederacy.
  13. 1869 Tuesday: U.S. Senator Hiram R. Revels, R-MS, the first black to make an official speech in the U.S. Senate, does so on this date.  Meanwhile, the 25th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne left office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from 03-05-1869 until today.  He then became minister to France from March 23, 1869, to September 05, 1877.
  14. 1873 Sunday: The 28th U.S. Treasury Secretary George S. Boutwell left office on this date.  First a Democrat and then a Republican, Boutwell served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 12, 1869, until today.  
  15. 1881 Wednesday: The Barnum and Bailey Circus made its official debut.
  16. 1912 Saturday: Future first lady Pat Nixon was born Thelma Catherine Ryan in Ely, Nevada.
  17. 1916 Thursday: The United States and Canada sign a migratory bird treaty.
  18. 1917 Friday: Russian Grand Duke Michael, brother of Czar Nicholas II, declines the throne upon his brother’s abdication.
  19. 1926 Tuesday: Rocket science pioneer Robert H. Goddard successfully tested the first liquid-fueled rocket in Auburn, Massachusetts.
  20. 1933 Thursday: Adolf Hitler appoints Hjalmar Shaft, president of the Bank of Germany.
  21. 1935 Saturday: Adolph Hitler decided to break the military terms set by the Treaty of Versailles by ordering the rearming of Germany.
  22. 1939 Thursday: Adolf Hitler completes the annexation of Czechoslovakia on this date.
  23. 1940 Saturday: During the Battle of Britain, the Luftwaffe attacks the British home fleet base at Scapa Flow.   Great Britain suffers its first casualties on its home soil. 
  24. 1943 Tuesday: In one of the most peculiar stories of World War II, stories regarding the massacre of more than 22,000 Polish military officers captured by the Soviets during the invasion of their country in 1939 begin leaking to the West.  The Katyn Forest Massacre somehow leaks, and it causes both the Soviet Union and the Nazis to blame the other for the hideous crime among a litany of hideous crimes committed on the Eastern Front during World War II.  Eventually, forensic experts from both countries would investigate the crime as would the world once the war ended.  The inevitable conclusion for this mass murder falls on the Soviets because when communism befalls a Roman Catholic nation, all military officers, priests, and other intelligentsia require elimination.  The Nazis would be cleared of this crime.[i]
  25. 1944 Thursday: The U.S. XI Army Corps begins arriving at Finschhafen, New Guinea,   Once the jungles of New Guinea are completely liberated, the corps will move on to the Liberation of the Philippines later in the year on October 20, 1944.
  26. 1945 Friday: During World War II, American forces declared that they had secured Iwo Jima, although pockets of Japanese resistance remained.   On the Eastern Front, the Soviets are battling to ‘liberate’ Hungary from the Nazis.  The Nazis and their remaining loyal Hungarian troops continue fighting to stem the tide, but the Soviets are now an inexorable force, driving towards Germany.
  27. 1948 Tuesday: Future rhythm guitarist/backup vocalist with the original Alice Cooper[ii] band, 1969-1974—Michael Bruce—is born on this date.
  28. 1950 Thursday: In Glasgow, Scotland, future bassist with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band[iii]– Matt Irving, 1982-1983- is born on this date.
  29. 1954 Tuesday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the rock band, Heart[iv]– Ann Wilson- is born in San Francisco, California, on this date.   Meanwhile in French Indochina, the Battle at Dien Bien Phu continues to rage.  The French command is basically in shock, they had not anticipated that the Viet Minh would do as well as they have.  They have overrun the various Béatrice positions and have compromised Gabrielle.  French aircraft have had problems operating in the overcast valley while their counterbattery fire has been a target for the People’s Army gunners.  There is concern among the French officers both at the base and in Hanoi that unless immediate reinforcements were brought in and the troops recovered their morale, the main camp might be lost.
  30. 1955 Wednesday: President Eisenhower upholds the use of atomic weapons in case of war.  The Soviet Union is as belligerent as ever and folks, President Eisenhower should have already nuked them and kept them in check.
  31. 1959 Monday: The USSR and Iraq sign a treaty of economic cooperation and technical aid.  The Soviets are always meddling in Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan.  They want a warmwater port.
  32. 1964 Monday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson sent Congress the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 as part of his War on Poverty.  Congress passed the measure and the president signed it into law in August of that same year.  
  33. 1966 Wednesday: NASA launched Gemini 8 on a mission to rendezvous and dock with Agena, a target vehicle in orbit; although the docking was successful, the joined vehicles began spinning wildly out of control, forcing Gemini to disconnect and abort the flight.
  34. 1968 Saturday: During the Vietnam War, the My Lai Massacre of Vietnamese civilians was carried out by U.S. Army troops; estimates of the death toll vary between 347 and 504.  The troops were hunting for Viet Cong guerillas, suffering numerous casualties from booby traps and snipers so by the time they arrived in the two hamlets of Son My village, they went on a murder spree.  Elsewhere, Senator Robert F. “Bobby” Kennedy announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination on this date.
  35. 1972 Thursday: In a nationally broadcast address, President Richard M. Nixon called for a moratorium on court-ordered school busing to achieve racial desegregation.  Meanwhile, the INS serve John and Yoko Lennon[v] deportation papers.
  36. 1978 Thursday: The U.S. Senate accepts the Panama Canal Treaty, which will return control of the canal to the Panamanians.
  37. 1984 Friday: In Beirut, Islamic jihadists kidnapped CIA station chief William Buckley.  His Hezbollah captors tortured and eventually murdered him in 1985.  South Africa and Mozambique sign a non-aggression treaty.
  38. 1985 Saturday: Terry Anderson, chief Middle East correspondent for the Associated Press, was abducted in the hellhole of Beirut; his jihadi captors eventually released him in 1991.
  39. 1988 Wednesday: Protestant extremist Michael Stone launched a one-man gun-and-grenade attack on an Irish Republican Army funeral at Milltown Cemetery in Belfast, Northern Ireland, killing three of the mourners.  Meanwhile, federal prosecutors issued indictments for Lt. Colonel Oliver North, Vice Admiral John Poindexter of the National Security Council, and two others for their involvement in the Iran-Contra affair.
  40. 1991 Saturday: Future bassist with the reformed Van Halen[vi], 2004-present, Wolfgang Van Halen—is born on this date in Santa Monica, California.  Elsewhere, a plane carrying seven members of country singer Reba McEntire’s band and her tour manager crashed into Otay Mountain in southern California, killing all on board.  Meanwhile, U.S. skaters Kristi Yamaguchi, Tonya Harding, and Nancy Kerrigan swept the World Figure Skating Championships in Munich, Germany.
  41. 1994 Wednesday: Tonya Harding pleaded guilty to conspiracy to hinder prosecution for covering up the attack on her skating rival, Nancy Kerrigan.  She ended up receiving a fine of $100,000 while some of her conspirators went to prison.
  42. 1995 Thursday: The Mississippi House of Representatives formally abolishes slavery and ratifies the 13th Amendment.  Elsewhere, NASA astronaut Norman Thagard became the first American to visit the Russian space station Mir.
  43. 1996 Saturday: In their heavyweight fight at the 50-second mark of Round 3 of a scheduled 12-round championship bout, Mike Tyson scores a TKO on Frank Bruno to win the WBC heavyweight boxing title of the world and to put his pro record to 44-1.  As for Bruno, this would put his record to 40-5 and would prove to be his final bout.  
  44. 2003 Sunday: Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein warned that if Iraq were attacked, it would take the war anywhere in the world “wherever there is sky, land or water.”  President George W. Bush gave the United Nations one more day to find a diplomatic solution to the standoff.     Elsewhere, American activist Rachel Corrie, 23, lost her life when an Israeli bulldozer crushed her as she was trying to block the demolition of a Palestinian home in the Gaza Strip.  No one asked the leftist to be there, and it should be clear to all that she was pretty damned stupid to put herself between the home of a terrorist and an Israeli bulldozer.  No sympathy for her.
  45. 2004 Tuesday: as things in the Iraq War continue going from bad to worse, President George W. Bush begs his Coalition allies to stick it out with the U.S.  Democrats in the U.S. are doing everything to transform the war into one of major disaster so they can elect a Democrat in November.
  46. 2005 Wednesday: The Iranians execute a serial killer on this date after giving him 100 lashes.  Mohammed Bijeh, aka the Tehran Desert Vampire, was convicted of being a murderous pedophile.  Between March 2003 and September 2004, this scumbag confessed to raping and murdering at least 16 boys (and two adults) between the ages of 8 and 16.  He claimed that he suffered rape and wanted to exact revenge upon the community.  They hung a noose from a construction crane, put it around his neck, raised him up, and hung him until he was dead.  May Allah have mercy on his soul.
  47. 2006 Thursday: Global law enforcement authorities discover a worldwide child pornography ring after finding information in online chat rooms that leads to the arrests of 13 Americans, 10 Canadians, several Australians and at least 2 Brits.  Lock ‘em up.
  48. 2007 Friday: Islamic jihadists go berserk in Anbar Province launching a chlorine attack (remember: NO weapons of mass destruction in Iraq) killing at least 2 Iraqi police officers and wounding or sickening hundreds more.  That’s the so-called ‘religion of peace’ for you.   Elsewhere, communist China adopts the People’s Republic of China Property Law, a law that covers the creation, ownership, and transfer of property in mainland China. 
  49. 2008 Sunday: With the collapse of Bear Stearns over the housing crisis, the world economy finds itself on shaky footing.  This past Sunday, the Fed enabled JP Morgan to buy Bear Stearns in an effort to prevent the collapse of the nation’s fifth largest investment bank from collapse.  Sadly, it does not seem to have prevented the ongoing implosion.   JP Morgan bought the company, once valued at more than $20 billion for bargain basement prices of $270 million.  What a bargain.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms go berserk in Tibet, cracking down on protesters demanding freedom.  Word has it the Chi-Coms murdered at least 80 people in cold blood and scooped up loads of others for their concentration camps.  Basketball shoes anyone?  The Dalai Lama accused the Chin of waging a cultural genocide against his people.  No wonder the Chi-Coms want his hide.
  50. 2009 Monday: Outrage continues to grow over collapsing AIG’s decision to pay out hundreds of millions of dollars in bonuses to its top managers and CEO.  This leads to outrage in the street and a decision by the Obama White House to discover a way to halt this outrage.  It matters not that the executives were promised these bonuses whether the company turned a profit or not.   New York State Attorney Andrew Cuomo announces he is going to subpoena AIG so he can get some answers before his kangaroo court.  Elsewhere, following the bailouts of the big banks by the Obama administration, their thanks is to lessen lending, not increase it.  Wow.
  51. 2010 Tuesday: NO matter what liberal Westerners demand, Israel announces that it’s going to move forward with the construction of new settlements.  Meanwhile, as Palestinians continue protesting in Jerusalem, Israeli authorities crack down on them leaving at least ten or more injured.  Stop fighting with the Israelis, you dumb asses.  Meanwhile, a drone strike ordered by the droner-in-chief, President Barack Hussein Obama, kills 9 people and injures many more in Pakistan.  No one knows if they were terrorists or not.  No wonder the Muslim world hates the United States.
  52. 2011 Wednesday: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces that she will NOT serve a second term should President Obama win reelection for a second term.   Elsewhere, the CIA continues conducting drone strikes across Afghanistan and Pakistan.  What the hell is going on?
  53. 2012 Friday: In North Korea, the dictatorship announces that to honor the upcoming birthday of founder Kim-IL Sung, the nation will launch a satellite that will supposedly study agricultural croplands and natural resources.
  54. 2013 Saturday: In response to a possible nuclear attack on the U.S. mainland by North Korea, the government announces it will invest $1 billion to put into place ground-based missile interceptors.
  55. 2014 Sunday: In a referendum deemed illegal by both the European Union and the United States, voters in the Crimea vote for secession from the Ukraine and a coupling with Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
  56. 2015 Monday: Andy Fraser, bassist of Free, dies on this date in Temecula, California.  The legendary bassist was 62 years-old.  As a musician, he played his instrument as though he was playing a lead instrument.  Listen to the live album by Free, listen to his incredible solo playing on “Mr. Big,” among others and see that he was among the greatest bassists ever, in the same class as Jack Casady of the Jefferson Airplane or Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead.  Absolutely stunning to say the least.
  57. 2016 Wednesday: Setting in motion one of the most contentious Supreme Court issues between Republicans and Democrats, President Barack Hussein Obama nominates Merrick Garland to fill the seat of deceased Republican Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that the voters will decide in November’s presidential election as to whom should have the honor of nominating the replacement for Scalia.  Of course, the Democrats go bat crap crazy.  Eventually with Donald Trump winning the presidency, the 45th president will nominate Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacant seat.
  58. 2017 Thursday: The anti-Trump ‘Resistance Movement’ strikes again what with not one but two federal courts blocking the president’s second travel ban.  Elsewhere, a judge in Maryland issues a temporary restraining order against President Donald J. Trump’s revised Muslim ban.
  59. 2018 Friday: At age 89, Li Ka-Shing- Asia’s second wealthiest person (and Hong Kong resident) announces his retirement from the world of business.  Elsewhere, as the United States continues reaching out to North Korea, South Korea and the U.S. jointly announce that they will scale down annual military drills so as to draw the North into direct talks.
  60. 2019 Saturday: In Mabini, Philippines, a dead beached whale is discovered to have 88 pounds of plastic refuse in his guts, including 40 pounds of plastic bags.  Yikes.  Meanwhile, the Yellow Vests Protests against French President Emanuel Macron enter their fourth month as protesters angry over rising energy prices due to Green Fascism continue to drive the people insane.  Fires erupt, stores and cars are burned, the police take to the streets and fire tear gas at the protesters.  It’s a mess.
  61. 2020 Monday: Thanks to the Wuhan Virus out of Wuhan, China, panic continues gripping the world.  The markets have been in freefall, with a Bear market that began last week continuing.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,185.62, down 2,997.10 points.  The S & P 500 is down 324.89, closing at 2,480.64.  The NASDAQ is down 970.28 and closed at 6,904.55.  Total confirmed cases of COVID-19 around the world are 167,457 with 6,471 confirmed dead and 76,851 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, medical researchers continue trying to increase testing kits as well as experimental vaccines to fight this foreign scourge.  In the U.S., there have been 4,017 positive tests for coronavirus what with 35,840 negative tests and another 1,691 pending tests.  The United States is behind in testing but folks, you can test negative one day and positive a day or two later.   
  62. 2021 Tuesday:  FOREIGN NEWS- Intelligence analysts now report that both the Russians and their Iranian lackeys interfered in the 2020 Presidential Election to undermine and defeat Donald Trump while pushing Methuselah Joe Biden into the White House, someone easier to control and who would put America LAST rather than FIRST as President Donald J. Trump did.  No one is screaming and wailing like a bunch of banshees over 2020 Election interference while all the while they still snivel that ‘Trump stole the election in 2016 with Russian help.’  Wah, wah, wah.  
  63. 2021 Tuesday A: In other FOREIGN NEWS- the ‘Joe Biden White House’ is confused as to WHY Kim Jong Un won’t respond to feelers put forward by the ‘46th president.’  Kim’s sister, Kim Yo-Jong is urging a hardline stance against the ‘Biden administration’ seeing as how a stumbling Joe Biden on the campaign trail called her brother- the Supreme Ruler- a thug and that he wouldn’t deal with the North Koreans if they did not denuclearize.  Now, ‘Chi-Com Joe’ is puzzled as to why Kim won’t respond to him other than to demand he halt the WAR GAMES with South Korea.  Perhaps it’s this: the Iranians called Joe Biden a second-class idiot today, not even a first-class dimwit.  That sucks and yet, Joe is still giving the Iranians several billion dollars.  Gee whiz.   Meanwhile, former Bolivian President Jeanine Anez has entered prison to do a four-month stretch for supposedly trying to engineer a coup against socialist thug Evo Morales.
  64. 2021 Tuesday B: Border Disaster News- The ‘Biden administration’ announces plans to house at least 3,000 illegal alien brats in a downtown Dallas, Texas, convention center.  Incapable of stopping the invasion along our southern border, Biden officials are busing the illegals all over the country and dumping them out in the streets saying to community leaders, ‘it’s on you.’  Many communities run these illegal aliens out of town on rails.  We don’t want them; we won’t care for them.  Meanwhile, moderate (almost a RINO) Florida Senator Rick Scott has authored a bill that will provide amnesty to so-called DREAMers in exchange for funds to complete the border wall.  White House?  Crickets…
  65. 2021 Tuesday C:  Border Disaster News Pt. II- Joe Biden’s immigration plan does NOTHING to curb the illegal alien invasion.  (Note- he has NO plan.  Goldie).  Next, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas defends his crap-assed performance of taking care of illegal alien minors along the border.  His plan calls for them to be sardined together in worse conditions than anything President Trump ordered.  They sleep on cement floors, they get showers once a week, the food is shit, the babes are crying at night for their mothers, and this POS scumbag says he’s doing a ‘fantastic job.’  Impeach this SOB.  Regarding Secretary Mayorkas, this loser is passing the buck by saying, “We are repairing the system the last guy disbanded.”  Sure.  Speaking of immigration, leading House Dems say there’s a bleak outlook when it comes to passing a coherent immigration bill.  (Note- this is the ONLY policy you need- build the wall and deport them all.  Period.  Goldie).   In other ‘border news,’ 10 Iranian nationals have been arrested along the southern border.
  66. 2021 Tuesday D:   Border Disaster News Pt. III- Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., becomes the first top-level Democrat to declare the travesty of the southern border to be a “MAJOR CRISIS.”  Thank you, senator, now do something to stop the invasion.  Meanwhile, Congressman Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is doing everything he can to evade having to do something about the border catastrophe.’   Meanwhile, former New York state Congressman Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is doing whatever he can to deflect away from the predicament he created on the southern border by not stopping the tidal wave.’  Impeach Biden Now. 
  67. 2021 Tuesday E:  Political News Pt. I- House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, lets the Democrats have both barrels and then a reloaded both barrels over them trying to politicize the U.S. military, the National Guard, and federal law enforcement.  They are recruiting trannys, gays, and unfit people to be the frontline in defending our nation, even offering FREE sex-change surgeries for enlisted men, women, and ‘things.’[vii]  We are going down.  (Note- looks like ‘Groping Joe’ Biden is doing everything he can to HELP the Chi-Coms).   Next, people are asking at Day #56 of the Biden administration, WHEN is ‘President Biden’ going to address the American people?  The country’s citizens are growing worried that they have elected a vegetable to the highest job in the world.   We concur. 
  68. 2021 Tuesday F: Political News Pt. II- The ‘Joe Biden tax plan’ continues facing increased pushback from the GOP as it’s a social-re-engineering plan, one that will transfer wealth all over the place while killing jobs, putting more people into the street, and destroying society.  Speaking of the Democrats, they claim to want to bring in Republican input for their ‘infrastructure plan’ (Note- their Green New Deal plan- Goldie) but so far have not met with Republicans.  Next, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is still trying to unseat Congresswoman Marionnette Miller-Meeks, R-IA 2nd congressional district, a woman whose race was certified and who has been serving in the House since taking the oath on January 3, 2021.  Speaker Pelosi is trying to OVERTURN her lawful election.  We must stop Mumbles.   Meanwhile, Congresswoman Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is doing EVERYTHING he can to circumvent the U.S. Congress.’
  69. 2021 Tuesday G: My Pillow’s Mike Lindell is launching several countersuits against the crooked Dominion Voting Systems company out of Canada, accusing them of ‘racketeering’ as they try to intimidate him into silence.  We hope you get those scumbags, Mike, they have loads of explaining to do.   Next, President Donald J. Trump calls the Washington Post, aka WAPO, ‘an example of media travesty’ after it lied about the conversation, he held with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger earlier in the year.   Regarding the Peach State, a judge in Georgia says he may order unsealing of the absentee ballots so investigators into election fraud in 2020 can perform a REAL audit.
  70. 2021 Tuesday H:  Democratic Party News, Pt. I: Democrats in the U.S. Senate on the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee are holding hearings on ‘housing in America.’  We know there is a shortage of housing right now because of the pandemic’s halt on new home construction.  What the Democrats seek are multi-family home dwellings so they can force more people into living with one another which is wholly un-American.  Yet that is what they do, they seek to bring Section 8 housing into a neighborhood near you.  Meanwhile, GOP lawmakers are pushing back against Democrats by seeking to include natural gas and nuclear energy as part of our energy creation sources with which to augment unreliable renewable energy sources.  Democrats want wind and solar period.   Finally, Democrats are pushing Senate Dems to get rid of the filibuster which is putting pressure directly atop moderate Democrats like Joe Manchin, D-W. Va.  (Note- the RNC is planning a counter-media blitz against the Democrats’ blitz on HOW GREAT the Chi-Vi Relief Bill is).
  71. 2021 Tuesday I: Political Correctness News- Columbia University is going to put on six different graduation ceremonies- a) Native American; b) Asian; c) Latino; d) LGBTQIA+; e) gringos; and f) first generation students and low-income students.  Wow.  Martin Luther King Jr. would be rolling over in his grave.  For God’s Sake, people!  Meanwhile, Project Veritas released video of Facebook execs discussing how to avoid governmental oversight, rules, regulations, and what they deem to be interference.  Sadly, for Facebook, 48 states currently have monopoly lawsuits going against FB.  
  72. 2021 Tuesday J: U.S. ‘Enemies’ News- On his first trip to Asia, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, Democrat, takes it to the Chi-Coms for their regional coercion of their neighbors.  Good for you but wait- don’t YOU have ties to the Chi-Coms, Secretary Blinken?  We believe you do.  This is all smoke and mirrors.  Next, a recent Gallup poll says that MORE Americans now view the Chi-Coms as a major threat following the lab-engineered pandemic they created and then released.   Meanwhile, the bastion of ‘freedom’- Russia- says it’s thinking of banning Facebook from their soil.
  73. 2021 Tuesday K: Popular Culture News- this year’s Grammy Awards were among the worst ever what with a drop from 18.7 million viewers last year to a pitiful 7.9 million this year.  If you like watching hoochie mamas singing about that ‘Wet Hot Pu**y,” then good for you but people can see slut-bags seven days a week walking down the street.   Next, the “Amityville Horror” killer Ronald De Feo Jr. died in the joint at age 69.  Elsewhere, after Sharon Osbourne exercises the chutzpah to defend Piers Morgan on “The Talk,” the show goes into hiatus because the black chick, Sheryl Underwood’s feelings were hurt.  
  74. 2021 Tuesday L: Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo News- there is speculation that ‘seven Cuomo judges- will rescue him from being removed from office.  The investigation into “Killer Cuomo,” however continues as his accusers are undergoing depositions.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden won’t demand that his fellow groper “Killer Cuomo” be ejected from making COVID-19 calls to encourage people to rush out and get the vaccine.   Sexual deviates always stick together.
  75. 2021 Tuesday M: Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom News- Little Gavin is now out there crowing that ‘if he gets a chance, he will appoint a black woman- ANY black woman to fill Senator Dianne Feinstein’s seat.’  We didn’t know that Senator Feinstein was going anywhere anytime soon.  Still, this is what liberals do when confronting the law, they begin promising to donate money to Planned Parenthood, wage war on the NRA, and do everything else liberals love.  Too little too late.   Newsom has awoken to the fact that he is probably going to lose his seat so he releases a commercial in which he blames HIS problems on: 1) the Far-Right; 2) QAnon; 3) Proud Boys; 4) Oath Keepers; 5) Donald J. Trump; 6) Newt Gingrich; 7) Mike Huckabee; 8) conspiracy theorists; and 9) everyone else he can blame HIS disasters upon and then some, i.e., white supremacists, racists, bigots, haters, and insurrectionists.   Michael Reagan says living in California is like in the Germany of the 1930s.  Could not have said it better ourselves.  Thanks, Mike.
  76. 2021 Tuesday N: The National Rifle Association seeks to delay the deposing of its board members as the bankruptcy case makes its way through the courts.  Meanwhile, Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform says that ‘Joe Biden wants to raise tax rates higher than what the Chi-Coms have, especially on corporations, and in so doing will kill wages, destroy jobs, and eliminate retirement savings.’  He also said that ‘increasing utility rates is akin to raising the taxes although it’s not an official raising of taxes.’  By raising corporate taxes, it diminishes the return on investments which will destroy retirement programs.  The government also seeks to legalize marijuana across the country so that it can reap the tax dollars.
  77. 2021 Tuesday O: National Guard troops from Guam visited the office of Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R- GA 14th congressional district, because she mentioned the name of the U.S. territory in a speech and referred to it as a ‘foreign nation.’[viii]  She blasted their ‘visit’ as little more than a political stunt.   Meanwhile, scientists are proposing to put a doomsday vault on the moon.   Next, ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin wants George Floyd’s 2019 arrest released to the jury in his trial.   Meanwhile, New Mexico is advancing a bill that will allow assisted suicide for the terminally ill within their state.
  78. 2021 Tuesday P: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 120,505,974 confirmed cases, +657,693, 2,665,597, confirmed deaths, +11,956, and 68,325,205 confirmed recoveries, +293,341.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,719,808 confirmed cases, up 43,163 from yesterday’s reporting, 541,030 confirmed deaths, UP 578, and 115,759,310 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 212,553 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- Vegetable Joe, in another two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.    Note- Sweden becomes the latest nation to put a halt to further use of the AstraZeneca vaccine over pulmonary embolisms and blood clots.  Meanwhile, Moderna starts a study in which, they will inoculate children and study the effects.  Finally, that dimwit, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says, “inconvenient truths” came into play with our response to the China Virus crisis.  (Note- the Federalist reports that Democrats want “COVID-19 passports but when it comes to asking for ID at election sites, nyet.”
  79. 2021 Tuesday Q: 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: 3,626,327 confirmed cases, 56,621 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 451 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers for several days now).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 353,322 confirmed cases, 5,192 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Wyoming, aka the Equality State: currently, they have 55,352 confirmed cases, 693 confirmed deaths, and 54,231 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 821,762 confirmed cases, 6,037 confirmed deaths, and 787,893 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Canada, the home of the Guess Who, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, and Rush: 915,868 cases of the old Wuhan Meat Market Malady, 22,519 confirmed deaths and 861,832 confirmed recoveries.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, what’s the point: communist nations ALWAYS lie- you know it and we know it.
  80. 2021 Tuesday R: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,825.95, DOWN 127.51 points (-0.39%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,471.51, UP 11.859 points (+0.09%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,962.71, DOWN 6.23 points (-0.61%).  The price of GOLD is $1,729.40 per troy oz., -1.50 (-0.09%) while the price of SILVER is $25.99 per troy ounce, -0.02 (-0.07%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,215.40 per troy oz, -3.70 (-0.30%) while the price of COPPER is $4.06 per pound, -0.01 (-0.34%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,498.70 per troy oz, -0.02 (-0.50%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.91 per barrel, +0.10 (+0.15%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.51 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.61.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.   In Aruban florin, one greenback equals 1.78.  
  81. 2021 Tuesday S: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.856 per gallon, $3.558 in Hawaii, and $3.281 in Washington state.  Time to allow the country to return to fracking, there Joe Biden.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,058,245,351,045 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.  Cloward and Piven running amok.  The country is going to implode.
  82. 2021 Tuesday T: In some shocking news, a stockpile of commercial grade fireworks blew up in Ontario, California, killing two people.  The Ontario police chief said that officers were called on scene for another issue when the garage blew up killing the two and injuring others.  Next, Joe Biden’s handlers are establishing a commission with which to study packing the U.S. Supreme Court as well as other courts.  In other court news, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, sent a new letter to the FBI demanding a FURTHER investigation into U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh.   Senator Whitehouse- a partisan POS- says the FBI investigation back in 2018 was ‘flawed’ and that witness information went into the circular file.  What a scumbag.
  83. 2021 Tuesday U: Islamic jihadists attacked locals in Niger’s Tillaberi region killing at least 58 people and wounding countless others.   The people were returning home from a cattle market in Banibangou when the jihadists came racing up on motorcycles and began lighting the startled villagers up.  After they killed as many as they could and left the wounded to die, the reputed al-Qaida “B-team” then set local granaries ablaze in the hopes of causing famine throughout the region.  Time for the French Foreign Legion to arrive on scene and begin exterminating these Boko Haram-loving murderers, rapists, and thugs.
  84. 2021 Tuesday V: NEWS FLASH: In Atlanta, Georgia, 8 people are shot dead at a massage parlor, most of the dead being female staffers.  It appears that happy endings for the night were no more.  The suspect whose image and car were captured on security tape was apprehended more than 100 miles south of the city.  No one knows the motive yet; it could have been fraud, it could have been QAnon, it could have been someone gave the shooter the clap.  We will await further developments.
  85. 2021 Tuesday W: Mega-Millions Draw #1642 with a jackpot of $93 million on the line tonight: 10, 41, 46, 52, 69, and Mega 08.  Stay tuned for results on the winner(s).  Okay, out of 66,472 winning tickets, the highest winners were 37 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $437 apiece.
  86. 2022 Wednesday:  Things are moving so fast that it’s difficult to keep up.  After a heavy news day yesterday, we hope the Unseen Hand manipulating Chi-Com Joe Biden takes it a little bit slower today…

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[i] The Soviets would do what communists always do: march their prisoners in and give them lead to the back of the head.  Then, they haphazardly bury the corpses and leave it for others to find.  Russian scumbags.

[ii] Likewise, we expect to offer the music of Alice Cooper sometime between 2025-2027.  Please stay tuned.

[iii] We hope to share the music of Manfred Mann’s Earth Band at some point within the next 5-7 years.  Stick around for the glorious day when we do.  You will be glad you did.

[iv] We hope to share the music of Heart within the next 15 years or so.  Stick around for the glorious, mind-altering day.

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

[vi] 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.

[vii] Jessie Jane Duff, GySgt. U.S.M.C. Retired says the purpose of the military is to break things and kill people, not to serve as some sort of laboratory for left-wing social scientists to transform our society into a freak show.  The U.S. Army is second-guessing its gender-neutral policies after record numbers of young women can’t cut the mustard (but they can always like the jar).  Instead of recognizing the differences between genders and working within that framework, the Pentagon is reducing standards for men so women can score better on their physical tests.  It sounds like it’s getting to be time to move somewhere else because an army of gays and trannys is not going to defend our nation.  Note- this is ALL Barack Hussein Obama’s fault- he’s the one who f**ked up the military.

[viii] Look, about ten years ago, Democratic Congressman Hank Johnson, Georgia, asked military leaders if MORE assets were sent to Guam would the island capsize and sink into the sea.  This moron STILL sits in Congress.  Whatever MTG said is nothing compared to this Rhodes scholar.

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1987 Saturday: In Winchester, Nevada, at the Las Vegas Hilton, WBC heavyweight title holder, “Iron Mike” Tyson, beats WBA heavyweight title holder, James “Bonecrusher” Smith to win the WBA title. With the loss, “Bonecrusher” Smith’s record went to 19-6 while Tyson’s record went to 29-0.

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66. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 07, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean; U.S. Attorneys General Edward H. Levi, Caleb Cushing, William H. H. Miller, and John G. Sargent; U.S. Secretaries of State James Buchannan, William L. Marcy, William M. Evarts, James G. Blaine, Thomas F. Bayard, and Walter Q. Gresham; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Richard Rush, George M. Bibb, James Guthrie, Howell Cobb, Salmon P. Chase, Hugh McCulloch, William Windom, John G. Carlisle, and George B. Cortelyou; U.S. Secretaries of War William Eustis, James Barbour, Joel Roberts Poinsett, and Jefferson Davis; the Beatles, Genesis featuring Peter Banks, the J. Geil’s Band featuring Peter Wolf, Love featuring Arthur Lee, Loverboy featuring Matt Frenette, Procol Harum featuring Matthew Fisher, Rainbow featuring Doogie White, Tower of Power featuring Francis Rocco Prestia, and the Zombies featuring Chris White:

  1. 161 Saturday: Emperor Antonius Pius dies, and his adoptive sons, Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Venus succeed him. 
  2. 1530 Friday: England’s King Henry VIII asks the 219th Roman Catholic Pope Clement VII for a divorce; when denied, Henry declares that he is the supreme leader of the church in England, NOT the Pope.
  3. 1693 Saturday: In Venice, in the Republic of Venice, future 248th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XIII is born.  He would assume being pontiff on July 06, 1758 and would guide his holy flock on its journey for immortality until February 02, 1769.
  4. 1724 Tuesday: The 244th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XIII ended his reign on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on May 08, 1721.
  5. 1774 Wednesday: The British closed the port of Boston to all commerce on this date.
  6. 1793 Thursday: During the French Revolutionary Wars, France declared war on its neighbor to the south, Spain.
  7. 1799 Thursday: After Napoleon Bonaparte’s troops capture the Palestinian town of Jaffa, they kill 2,000 Albanian captives.
  8. 1801 Saturday: Massachusetts enacts the first state voter registration law.
  9. 1809 Tuesday: The 6th U.S. Secretary of War William Eustis assumed office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, Secretary Eustis served under President James Madison from today until January 13, 1813.
  10. 1825 Monday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of War James Barbour assumed office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican, then a National Republican, and finally a Whig, Secretary Barbour served under President John Quincy Adams from March 07, 1825, to May 23, 1828, and then became U.S. Minister to England.  Next, the 8th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Richard Rush assumed office on this date.  First, a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he served under President John Quincy Adams from today until March 05, 1829.
  11. 1829 Saturday: The 21st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean assumed his position on the U.S. Supreme Court on this date.  A Democrat, President Andrew Jackson nominated McLean to fill the seat of Democratic-Republican Associate Justice Robert Trimble.  McLean served from today until April 04, 1861.  
  12. 1832 Wednesday: In Lanesville, Indiana, future 33rd U.S. Secretary of State Walter Q. Gresham is born.  He would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to May 28, 1895.   Prior to this, he would serve his nation as its 35th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.  In this role, he would be a Republican serving under Republican President Chester Alan Arthur from September 05, 1884, to October 28, 1884.
  13. 1837 Tuesday: The 15th U.S. Secretary of War Joel Roberts Poinsett assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Poinsett served under President Martin Van Buren March 07, 1837, to March 04, 1841.
  14. 1843 Tuesday: The first Catholic governor in the U.S., Edward Kavanagh of Maine, takes office.
  15. 1845 Friday:  The 17th U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Bibb stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John Tyler and James K. Polk from July 04, 1844, until today.
  16. 1847 Sunday: U.S. General Winfield Scott occupies Vera Cruz, Mexico, during the Mexican American War of 1846-1848.  From here, they would begin the drive on Mexico City.  The United States should have conquered and kept Mexico once victory was achieved.  There would be a much shorter border with Central America which would end the illegal alien invasion 150 years or so later before it begins.
  17. 1849 Wednesday: The 17th U.S. Secretary of State James Buchannan stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor from March 10, 1845, until today.   Buchannan would later become the 15th president of the United States.
  18. 1850 Thursday: In a three-hour speech to the U.S. Senate, Daniel Webster of Massachusetts endorsed the Compromise of 1850 as a means of preserving the Union.
  19. 1853 Monday: The 21st U.S. Secretary of State William L. Marcy assumed office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Franklin Pierce March 07, 1853, to March 06, 1857.  Next, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of War (and future one and only president of the Confederate States of America) Jefferson Davis assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, too, he served from today until March 04, 1857.  
  20. 1853 Monday A: Likewise, the 23rd U.S. Attorney General Caleb Cushing assumed office on this date.  He, too, a Democrat, he served from today until March 04, 1857.  Next one up, the 21st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury James Guthrie assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, too, he served under Presidents Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan from today until February 07, 1868.  He next became a senator representing his home state of Kentucky.  In contrast to those entering office on this date, the nation’s 3rd U.S. Secretary of the Interior Alexander H. H. Stuart stepped down from office.  A Whig, he served under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from September 14, 1850, until today.
  21. 1854 Tuesday: Charles Miller patents the first U.S. sewing machine to stitch buttonholes.
  22. 1857 Saturday: The 22nd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Howell Cobb assumed office on this date.  A Democrat and then a member of the Constitutional Union Party, he served under President James Buchanan from today until December 08, 1860.  He then became president of the Confederate States of America provisional congress.
  23. 1861 Thursday: The 25th U.S. Treasury Secretary Salmon P. Chase assumed office on this date.  First a Whig, then a member of the Liberty Party, then the Free-Soil Party, then a Republican and finally a Democrat, Chase served under President Abraham Lincoln from today until June 30, 1864.
  24. 1876 Tuesday: Alexander Graham Bell received a patent (U.S. patent No. 174,465) for his telephone.
  25. 1881 Monday: The 27th U.S. Secretary of State William M. Evarts left office on this date.  A Whig, and then Republican, Evarts served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, until today.  His successor- the 28th U.S. Secretary of State James G. Blaine- assumed office on this date.  A Republican as well, Secretary Blaine served under Presidents James A. Garfield and then Chester Alan Arthur from March 07, 1881, until December 19, 1881.  He would serve again in this capacity as the 31st U.S. secretary of state under President Benjamin Harrison.  Leaving office on this date is the nation’s 13th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz.  A Republican, he served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, until today.
  26. 1885 Saturday: The 30th U.S. Secretary of State Thomas F. Bayard assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1885, to March 06, 1889.  Next, the 35th U.S. Treasury Secretary Hugh McCulloch assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Chester Alan Arthur and then Grover Cleveland from October 31, 1884, to March 07, 1885.
  27. 1889 Thursday: The 39th U.S. Attorney General William H. H. Miller assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until March 04, 1893.  Next, the 39th U.S. Treasury Secretary William Windom assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until January 29, 1891.  Next, the nation’s 18th U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary John Willock Noble assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until March 06, 1893.
  28. 1893 Tuesday: The 41st U.S. Treasury Secretary John G. Carlisle assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from today until March 05, 1897.
  29. 1901 Thursday: The federal government announced that in some parts of South Carolina, slavery still existed for blacks.
  30. 1904 Monday: In Springfield, Ohio, an outraged mob stormed a jail and shot a black man accused of murder.
  31. 1906 Wednesday: The government of Finland granted women the right to vote.
  32. 1908 Saturday: Cincinnati Mayor Leopold Markbreit stands before the city council and declares, “Women are not physically fit to operate automobiles.”
  33. 1909 Sunday: The 44th U.S. Treasury Secretary George B. Cortelyou assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from March 04, 1907, until today.
  34. 1911 Tuesday: In the wake of yet another revolution in our neighbor to the south, President William Howard Taft sends 20,000 troops to the border with Mexico.  Elsewhere, Willis Farnsworth of Petaluma, California, patents the coin-operated locker.
  35. 1912 Thursday: Upon arriving in Hobart, Australia, Roald Amundsen announces discovery of the South Pole, a place he visited the previous December.
  36. 1918 Thursday: President Woodrow Wilson authorizes the U.S. Army’s Distinguished Service Medal.
  37. 1925 Saturday: The 53rd U.S. Attorney General John G. Sargent assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from today March 04, 1929.
  38. 1926 Sunday: The first successful trans-Atlantic radiotelephone conversations took place between New York and London.
  39. 1927 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that a Texas law banning blacks from voting was ‘unconstitutional.’
  40. 1933 Tuesday: Game makers created the game of “Monopoly” on this date.
  41. 1935 Thursday: Germany reincorporates the Saar back into its national territory in disregard for the Treaty of Versailles.  Meanwhile, Malcolm Campbell set an auto speed record of 276.8 mph in Florida.  
  42. 1936 Saturday: Adolf Hitler ordered his troops to march into the Rhineland, thereby breaking the Treaty of Versailles as well as the Locarno Pact.
  43. 1941 Friday: British troops land in both Abyssinia and in Greece.  In the former, they will gain ground against the Fascist Italians whereas in the latter, the Nazis will overrun them.
  44. 1943 Sunday: Indonesian leader Sukarno asks for cooperation with the Japanese occupiers.  Elsewhere, in Great Britain, future bassist with the British rock band, the Zombies[i]—Chris White—is born on this date in Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire, UK.
  45. 1944 Tuesday: During World War II, the USAF begins daylight bombing of Berlin, the capital of Nazi Germany.  Meanwhile, the Japanese go on the offensive in Burma, and they also commence an ill-fated attempt at invading India.  The battle around the eastern city of Imphal begins, one that would rage for several months but which would end up with the Japanese forces in full flight.
  46. 1945 Wednesday: During World War II, U.S. forces crossed the Rhine River at Remagen, Germany, using the damaged but still usable Ludendorff Bridge.  Meanwhile, in Yugoslavia, Josef Broz Tito begins the formation of his government.  Elsewhere, future guitarist/vocalist with the Los Angeles psychedelic rock band, Love[ii]—Arthur Lee—is born on this date in Memphis, Tennessee.
  47. 1946 Thursday: Peter Wolf, the future lead singer of the J. Geil’s Band[iii] is born in the Bronx, New York, on this date.  Matthew Fisher, future vocalist, and keyboardist with the British rock band, Procol Harum[iv], is born on this date in Addiscombe, Croydon, London, United Kingdom.
  48. 1951 Wednesday: During the Korean War, General Matthew Ridgeway launches Operation Ripper and U.S., and UN troops begin attacking Red Chinese forces.  Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 rounds for the heavyweight boxing title of the world.  Meanwhile, future member of the Bay Area funk-rock-soul-blues-jazz band, Tower of Power[v]–Francis Rocco Prestia (bass/backing vocals)—is born in Sonora, California, on this date.
  49. 1954 Sunday: Future longtime drummer with the Canadian rock band, Loverboy[vi]—Matt Frenette—is born on this date in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
  50. 1955 Monday: Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick says he favors legalization of the ‘spitball.’  Meanwhile, for the first time, an advertiser presented a TV commercial featuring “Peter Pan.”
  51. 1960 Monday: Future Rainbow[vii] vocalist Doogie White is born in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on this date.
  52. 1962 Wednesday: The Beatles[viii] make their broadcasting debut on BBC radio.
  53. 1965 Sunday: State troopers and a sheriff’s posse violently broke up a march by civil rights demonstrators at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, in what people around the world would know as “Bloody Sunday.” 
  54. 1968 Thursday: The BBC broadcasts the news for the first time in color on television.
  55. 1971 Sunday: A thousand U.S. warplanes bombed Cambodia and Laos during the Vietnam War.
  56. 1972 Tuesday: In Beaumont, Texas, heavyweight boxer “Big George” Foreman scored a KO of his opponent, Clarence Boone, at the 2:55 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 34-0.
  57. 1975 Friday: The U.S. Senate revises the filibuster rule, allowing 60 senators to limit debate.   Meanwhile, the 4th U.S. Secretary of Transportation William Thaddeus Coleman Jr. assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from today until January 20, 1977.
  58. 1977 Monday: Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin meets with President Jimmy Carter.
  59. 1983 Monday: TNN (The Nashville Network) begins operations on cable television.
  60. 1987 Saturday: In Winchester, Nevada, at the Las Vegas Hilton, WBC heavyweight title holder, “Iron Mike” Tyson, beats WBA heavyweight title holder, James “Bonecrusher” Smith to win the WBA title.  With the loss, “Bonecrusher” Smith’s record went to 19-6 while Tyson’s record went to 29-0.
  61. 1989 Tuesday: Iran breaks diplomatic relations with Britain over its publication of author Salman Rushdie’s book, “Satanic Verses.”
  62. 1994 Monday: The U.S. Navy issues its first order assigning women on combat ships.
  63. 1996 Thursday: Magic Johnson is the second player in the NBA to reach 10,000 assists.
  64.  2000 Tuesday: In Chicago, Illinois, the 71st former U.S. Attorney General Edward H. Levi died at the age of 88.   A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from February 02, 1975, to January 20, 1977.
  65. 2011 Monday: NATO increases its surveillance flights over Libya to a 24/7 basis.  Meanwhile, the CBS sitcom “Two-and-a-Half-Men” fires out of control alcoholic druggie Charlie Sheen on this date.
  66. 2012 Wednesday: The largest solar flare in five years nears the Earth, threatening to disrupt airline flights, GPS signals, and power grids.
  67. 2013 Thursday:  The running mate of Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka, claims that votes cast in Kenya’s presidential election were false.  Meanwhile, former member of the rock band, Genesis–Peter Banks (guitars/vocals 1968-1970)—died from heart failure on this date in his hometown of Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom; he was just 65.
  68. 2014 Friday:  The opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Paralympics occurs in Sochi; the celebration includes a variety of performing artists in music and dance.
  69. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, U.S. President Barack Obama[ix] states that he did not know that former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton solely used a personal email address for government business, possibly violating federal law; Clinton served under Obama for four years.  Meanwhile, in Maiduguri, Nigeria, 54 people are blown up and another 143 are wounded by five suicide bombers who are adherents of Boko Haram, a group belonging to the so-called “religion of peace,” wait for it…Islam.
  70. 2016 Monday: Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning announces his retirement from both the team and the NFL.  Meanwhile, the Pentagon says that U.S. airstrikes in Somalia have killed at least 150 jihadists roaming that godforsaken country.  They were in better shape during colonialism when the Italians controlled the area.  Speaking of the airstrikes, the Obama administration announces that it will release data on U.S. drone strikes around the world.  They didn’t call President Obama the “Droner-in-Chief” for nothing- the guy murdered thousands of people around the world.
  71. 2017 Tuesday: Following a devastating storm in the Mediterranean, Malta’s famous landmark, the Azure Window, topples into the sea, much to the horror of the island’s citizens.  Elsewhere, as the migrant crisis in Europe continues to worsen, the National Assembly of Hungary votes to intern ALL migrants entering their country.
  72. 2018 Wednesday: Famous concept album cover American artist Gary Burden dies at age 84.  He designed covers for various groups such as the Doors, Graham Nash, and Neil Young.  His work is famous.  Elsewhere, in the aftermath of the St. Valentine’s Day 2018 Shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School in Florida, state lawmakers vote on a bill outlawing bump stocks, driving the age one can buy a handgun up to age 21 from 18, but does little to nothing about overturning Obama era rules that prevented schools from reporting dangerous students to law enforcement.
  73. 2019 Thursday: Following a ban emplaced upon the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, Beijing sues the U.S. government.   Elsewhere, Venezuela continues to transform into crap, folks, what with nationwide power blackouts making much of the country look like North Korea after dark- not a glimmer of light.  At least 18 of 23 states report blackouts which the government blames on anti-government saboteurs.
  74. 2020 Saturday: The Chi-Com Bat Flu continues spreading around the world, affecting nations in the Mediterranean, in Southern Europe, Eastern Europe, across the Middle East, into Western Europe and Latin America.  In Japan, the authorities are arresting people for breaking their quarantines while in South America, the disease is popping up there.  The World Health Organization is slow to react because they are covering up for their masters in Beijing.
  75. 2021 Sunday: Members of the Biden administration visit the southern border to view (we believe to welcome in) illegal aliens swarming the border like a scene from the movie “World War Z,” (2013) a scene in which zombies are swarming up a wall in Israel. 
  76. 2021 Sunday A: As the ‘Biden administration’ continues bringing the U.S. into a Middle Eastern war, B-52s are flying across the Persian Gulf to strike fear into the hearts of Iranians.  Why we are flying B-52s is beyond us as far too many were shot down in the Vietnam War.  Here we are a half-century later flying the same aircraft, designed in the 1950s, while air defenses of all weaponry have become ‘smart.’  If the B-52s were to go into action over Iran, they would be easy pickings.   Joe- don’t get the U.S. into a war to defend gay rights and women’s rights in nations that will never respect them.   Speaking of the military, the Pentagon is reviewing a request to keep National Guard troops in Washington, D.C., for another TWO months.
  77. 2021 Sunday B: President Donald J. Trump announces he is going to go to Alaska so he can campaign against RINO Senator Lisa Murkowski.  We would love to see former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin primary Senator Murkowski.[x]   Speaking of President Trump, he lambastes various RINO Republican entities for misusing his brand in fund-raising efforts, especially when they continue supporting RINOs who voted for his impeachment.  He demands they cease and desist.  That means the Republican House and Senate Committees and we believe the Republican National Committee, too.  Until the GOP comes to grips with its RINO problems, no one is going to send another dime to any GOP PAC or Super Pac.  F**k them.
  78. 2021 Sunday C: In the U.S. Senate, the Republicans tried to block COVID-19 relief checks going to illegal aliens and other foreign citizens- as well as to people doing time in the hoosegow- but the Democrats blocked the GOP.   With the absence of Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan, Republican, away on family business, the Dems passed the COVID-19 ‘Relief Bill’ by a vote of 50-49.  We learn that at least 17 million Americans are ineligible to receive benefits while river-swimming illegals and the incarcerated will receive checks.  F**k them.   RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says Joe Biden should concentrate on reopening schools rather than sending checks to people who don’t deserve them.
  79. 2021 Sunday D: In New York, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s woes continue to worsen what with two more women coming out and pointing the fingers of doom at this POS who thinks his fecal matter doesn’t stink.  The Albany Times says NOT only should “Killer Cuomo” go but the enablers who helped him get away with incalculable #MeToo crimes.[xi]   Speaking of Cuomo, the New York legislature has stripped the bum of his emergency rights.  NO more acting like a dictator.  We hope to see his brother, Chris the Pris, face his own #MeToo troubles what with his exceptionally close relationship with fellow CNN anchor Don Lemon, both of whom are reputed gropers.   Speaking of the Empire State, Donald Trump is planning his first visit to the Big Apple since leaving office.
  80. 2021 Sunday E:  Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says the ‘Democratic agenda is the reshaping of America.’  Amen.  Meanwhile, a massive global hack breaches Microsoft business accounts.   Speaking of hacks, pressure applied by President Donald J. Trump and the U.S. has caused Huawei to lose loads of money outside the People’s Republic of China.  In other news, a Michigan state judge reinstates voting fraud cases with the state’s borders following a forensic probe of the corrupt Dominion Voting Systems equipment used in the state’s 2020 Presidential Election.  Ample evidence exists of the machines flipping votes for Donald Trump to Methuselah Biden.   Finally, the Tennessee legislature is proposing a bill that will allow the state to crack down on violent highway protesters, people who blocks roads and highways as well as stiffening the rights of citizens to defend their lives and property. 
  81. 2021 Sunday F: Governor Greg Abbot and the state of Texas is launching Operation Lone Star with which to fund, employ National Guard troops, and law enforcement officers in land, sea, and air operations to halt the tidal wave of illegal aliens trying to force their way into the country.  All power to Texas!  Let’s revive Operation Wetback and begin rounding up and removing illegal aliens everywhere we find them.  Meanwhile, Florida GOP Congressman Matt Gaetz blasts the Biden administration for holding NO press conferences and notes that it appears as though we are moving towards a “Harris administration.”  Amen.  Speaking of the Republican Party, it’s speaking out against the cancelation of news media outlets on the right by the left and Cancel Culture.
  82. 2021 Sunday G: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 116,600,908 confirmed cases, +431,789, 2,589,638, confirmed deaths, +7,563, and 65,920,692 confirmed recoveries, +225,672.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,258,941 confirmed cases, up 65,668 from yesterday’s reporting, 529,527 confirmed deaths, UP 1,610, and 112,291,045 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 201,050 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.   Note- that stupid bi**h Jen “Circle Back” Psaki won’t credit President Trump’s Operation Warp Speed.
  83. 2021 Sunday H: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,596,488 confirmed cases, 54,124 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 444 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 347,301 confirmed cases, 5,107 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Idaho: currently, they have 173,011 confirmed cases, 1,882 confirmed deaths, and 96,017 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 799,727 confirmed cases, 5,856 confirmed deaths, and 753,081 confirmed recoveries.  Speaking of the Chi-Com lab-engineered biowarfare, anti-Trump Xi Jinping Bat Virus, AstraZeneca says that it’s planning to deliver roughly 50 million doses of the Chi-Vi Vax to Americans within the next two months.
  84. 2021 Sunday I: Switzerland votes to ban face coverings in public.  Meanwhile, authorities report that the Russians have launched a disinformation campaign on the efficacy and safety of U.S. Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines.  F**k the Russians.  Elsewhere, a Uighur Muslim human rights group demands the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics be stripped from the Chi-Com regional power over their persecution of Uighurs and other minorities in the western portion of that backward country.  Finally, the U.S. and South Korea are preparing to hold limited military exercises beginning tomorrow and which will run for nine days.  North Korea promises to closely monitor them.  How about we END the Korean War?  What a novel idea!
  85. 2021 Sunday J: Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, blasts the Biden PORKULUS Relief Bill as nothing more than a ‘liberal wish list.’  Meanwhile, Representative Mike Gallagher, R-WI, is demanding that Joe Biden reconsider shutting down the Keystone XL Pipeline.  It’s time to open that sucker back up so Americans can enjoy cheap energy prices.  In other news, economist Stephen Moore says a good jobs report can get the U.S. economy going up like a rocket ship.  Next, Trump era student loan debt czar Mark A. Brown hands his resignation letter over to the Biden administration.    Finally, Newsmax asks an important question: is “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell planning to exit the world’s greatest deliberative body?  Probably going to relocate to the PRC so he can help his father-in-law run his shipping company.
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[i] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020.  Please, check them out.

[ii] We shared the music of the famed Los Angeles, California, psychedelic rock band, Love, beginning on Wednesday, 24-October-2012 through Friday, 16-November-2012.  We hope you will check them out as they deserve to be heard.

[iii] We are unclear as to when we will begin promoting the music of the J. Geils’ Band but when we do, you will be the first to know.  We hope you remain attentive for the day when we do because they are one of the all-time great American rock bands.

[iv] We began promoting the music of both Procol Harum and Robin Trower along with Gary Brooker beginning on Monday, 16-March-2015 through Sunday, 31-May-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your growing music collection.

[v] We are not sure when we will promote the music of Oakland’s Tower of Power, but you can be sure that we will do so when we begin promoting the music of funk-rock, horn-powered bands. 

[vi] Not sure when we present this Canadian rock band, Loverboy, but we sure as heck hope we do sometime within the next decade because- say what you will about them- they are as exciting today as they were back in the 1980s.  Please remain vigilant for the day that we do.

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

[viii] We began promoting the music of the Beatles and the band’s original members, beginning on Friday, 04-November-2016 which ran through Sunday, 11-June-2017. You definitely need to check out the music of the Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr- you will be glad you did.

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

[x] One of the reasons (among many) President Trump wants to end the service of Senator Murkowski is her support for Debra Haaland to become the next secretary of the Department of the Interior, a person who will cripple the 49th state’s energy and mineral production.  It’s time for Murkowski to go.

[xi] The amazing thing is NYC Mayor Bill Di Blasio smells chum in the water and is planning on launching a primary campaign to strip “Killer Cuomo” of the governorship and winning it for himself.  That is pretty bad when a loser like Di Blasio is in better shape than a boner like Cuomo.  Going to be fun to watch.

56. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2022

2021 Thursday: Day 37 of the Biden Regime- Congressman James Panetta, D-CA 20th congressional district, and nearly two dozen other House Democrats are pushing decrepit ‘Old Joe’ Biden to give up sole authority to launch nukes should the need to do so arises. The Democrats want a cabal of the president, vice president, and House speaker to make the determination which will delay any response America might have against an impending nuclear attack. Utah Senator Mike Lee, Republican, says this is ‘weird.’

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56. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2022:

Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justices Philip Pendleton Barbour and Stanley Forman Reed; U.S. Attorneys General William Pinkney, William French Smith, and Edwin Meese; U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles; U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster; French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, the Allman Brothers Band featuring “Dangerous” Dan Toler, the Beatles featuring George Harrison, Blossom Toes featuring Brian Beltshaw, Crazy Horse featuring Frank “Poncho” Sampedro, and the Grass Roots featuring Ricky Coonce:

  1. 1497 Thursday: Italian troops retake the city of Taranto in France.
  2. 1540 Sunday: Conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado launches his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold on the North American Continent, a failed search that would last several years and lead to disaster for most of the participants.
  3. 1570 Wednesday: The 225th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Pius V, excommunicated Queen Elizabeth I of England.
  4. 1751 Thursday: In New York City, the first incident of a performing monkey in an exhibit takes place with the price of admission set at one cent.
  5. 1791 Friday:  Through an act of Congress and a signature by President George Washington, the First Bank of the United States with president and directors of the company came into being on this date. 
  6. 1793 Monday: The first meeting of President George Washington’s Cabinet takes place at his home in Mount Vernon.  Attending were Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of War Henry Knox, and Attorney General Edmund Randolph.  
  7. 1803 Friday: 1,800 sovereign German states unite into sixty states on this date.
  8. 1804 Saturday: Thomas Jefferson is nominated of the Democrat-Republican Party for president of the United States.
  9. 1822 Monday: The 7th U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney died at age 57 in Washington, D.C.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from 12-11-1811 to 02-09-1814.
  10. 1836 Thursday: Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver on this date.  The patent—No. 138 (later 9430X) was one for a ‘revolving cylinder pistol,’ and was his first patent.  God bless you, Mr. Colt!
  11. 1837 Saturday: Thomas Davenport patented the first commercial electric motor; however, no distribution for electricity existed at the time and Davenport went bankrupt.
  12. 1839 Monday: The Seminole Native Americans and their black allies—former runaway black slaves that intermarried with the Indians—leave their homes in Florida and begin the migration to the West by order of the federal government.
  13. 1841 Thursday: The 25th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour died in Washington, DC, on this date.  Originally a Democratic-Republican, he became a Democrat.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill the seat vacated by Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall.  He served from March 15, 1836, to February 25, 1841.  Elsewhere, future French Impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir is born in Limoges, France, on this date.
  14. 1862 Tuesday: Nashville, Tennessee, becomes the first Confederate state capital occupied by the North during the Civil War.  Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln introduces paper money to the U.S. Congress legislates the Bureau of Printing and Engraving.
  15. 1870 Friday: The U.S. Congress swears in its first black member, Hiram Rhodes-Revels from Mississippi— Republican—1870-1871.
  16. 1888 Saturday: In Washington, DC, future 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles is born.  He would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 26, 1953, to April 22, 1959.
  17. 1891 Wednesday: The 40th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until March 06, 1893.
  18. 1901 Monday: J.P. Morgan incorporated the United States Steel Corporation on this date in history.
  19. 1910 Friday: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet from advancing Chinese troops and seeks safety in British-ruled India.
  20. 1913 Tuesday: Character actor Jim Backus, who played Thurston Howell III on “Gilligan’s Island” and voiced the cartoon character Mr. Magoo, was born in Cleveland.  Meanwhile, Secretary of State Philander Chase Knox declared in effect the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave Congress the power to levy and to collect income taxes on the hapless citizens of the nation.
  21. 1914 Wednesday: Sir John Tenniel, the illustrator of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” died in London three days before his 94th birthday.
  22. 1916 Friday: During World War I on the Western Front, German troops overrun Fort Douaumont near the fortified city of Verdun.
  23. 1919 Tuesday: Under the Paris Treaty, the League of Nations begins to form.  Meanwhile, the state of Oregon became the first state to place a tax on gasoline with the tax being one cent per gallon.
  24. 1921 Friday: After Soviet troops entered the nearby nation of Georgia, they proclaim it a Soviet Socialist Republic.
  25. 1922 Saturday: At Versailles, French authorities executed French serial killer Henri Landru, whom a jury convicted of murdering 10 women and the son of one of them.
  26. 1926 Thursday: Francisco Franco becomes a general in the Spanish military.
  27. 1928 Saturday: The Federal Radio Commission issued the first U.S. television license to Charles Jenkins Laboratories in Washington, D.C.
  28. 1930 Tuesday: The photographic device banks use to record checks received a patent on this date.
  29. 1932 Thursday: Austrian immigrant, Adolf Hitler, gets German citizenship on this date.
  30. 1933 Saturday: The U.S. Navy launched the first ship designed and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier, the USS Ranger.  
  31. 1940 Sunday: W2WBS in New York City broadcast the first televised NHL game using one camera in a fixed position.  The New York Rangers hosted the Montreal Canadiens and beat them by a score of 6-2.
  32. 1941 Tuesday: British forces in the East African Campaign take Mogadishu, the capital of Italian Somaliland.  Italian forces have been on the retreat since the British began the fight to drive the Fascists out of Ethiopia.
  33. 1942 Wednesday: U.S. authorities in the United States begin rounding up Japanese citizens and nationals as well as German and Italian nationals living in the country.  The Japanese are scooped up along the West Coast while the others are apprehended wherever they are.  Eventually, the Allies and the Axis would work out arrangements via the Swiss Red Cross to repatriate the nationals.  As for the citizens, they would remain interned until close to the end of the war.
  34. 1943 Thursday: Allied troops reoccupied the Kasserine Pass in Tunisia after clashing with German troops during World War II.  Meanwhile, future Beatle[i] George Harrison is born in Liverpool, England, on this date.
  35. 1944 Friday: Brian Belshaw, future bassist and vocalist with the British rock group, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in Wigan, Lancashire, England, on this date.
  36. 1948 Wednesday: Czechoslovak communists seize their government in line with occupying Soviet troops.
  37. 1949 Friday: Future member of the rock band, Crazy Horse[iii]–Frank “Poncho” Sampedro (multi-instrumentalist 1975-88 / 1990-present)—is born on this date in Welch, West Virginia.
  38. 1950 Saturday: “Your Show of Shows” with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca premiered on NBC-TV; writers of the show included Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and Woody Allen.
  39. 1956 Saturday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized the late Josef Stalin in a speech before a Communist Party congress in Moscow.
  40. 1957 Monday: Buddy Holly[iv] and the Crickets record “That’ll be the Day.”  Meanwhile, the 77th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed, a Democrat, stepped down from the high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Reed to fill Associate Justice George Sutherland’s seat.  He served from January 27, 1938, until today.
  41. 1963 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Edwards v. South Carolina, upheld 8-1 the right of Civil Rights demonstrators to protest peacefully outside the South Carolina State House.  Meanwhile, the Beatles[v] release their first U.S. single, “Please Please Me.”
  42. 1964 Tuesday: At Miami Beach, Cassius Clay beats Sonny Liston by RTD at the end of the 6th round to take the WBA, WBC, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  The judges scored the victory as Technical Knockout (TKO) when an injured Liston failed to answer the bell in the seventh round.
  43. 1972 Friday: Germany gave a $5 million ransom payment to Arab jihadists who had hijacked a jumbo airliner and held the crew and passengers under threat of death.
  44. 1975 Tuesday: In Honolulu, Hawaii, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry wins a unanimous 10-round decision over opponent, George Johnson, to put his pro record to 50-7-4.   As for Johnson, his record went to 49-7-4 with the loss.
  45. 1981 Wednesday: The 74th U.S. Attorney General William French Smith stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 23, 1981, until today.  His replacement, the 75th U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese, assumed office on this date.  A Republican as well, he served under the same president from today until August 12, 1988.  
  46. 1984 Friday: 1984: At the Steel Pier in Atlantic City, N.J., heavyweight champion (WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world) Michael “The Jinx” Spinks improved his pro record to 25-0 with a 12-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Eddie Davis.  As for Davis, his record went to 24-1.
  47. 1986 Monday: President Ferdinand Marcos fled the Philippines after 20 years of rule in the wake of a tainted election; Corazon Aquino assumed the presidency.   
  48. 1987 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds affirmative action 5-4.  Meanwhile, Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls scores a team record of 58 points in a game.
  49. 1989 Saturday: Mike Tyson knocked out Frank Bruno in the fifth round to maintain the heavyweight boxing title.  Meanwhile, Jerry Jones, new owner of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, fires 29-year Cowboys’ coach, Tom Landry.
  50. 1998 Wednesday: The first legal brothel in Switzerland opens in Zurich.  Elsewhere, in Raleigh, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith scores an 8-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Lynwood Jones, to put his pro record to 43-15-1.
  51. 1999 Thursday: William King received a sentence of death for the racial murder of James Byrd, Jr. in Jasper, Texas.  Two other men involved in the horrendous crime suffered conviction for their part in the crime later.  Elsewhere, in Moscow, China’s Prime Minister Zhu Rongji and Russian President Boris Yeltsin discussed trade and other issues.
  52. 2000 Friday: A jury in Albany, N.Y., acquitted four New York City police officers of second-degree murder and lesser charges in the February 1999 shooting death of illegal immigrant Amadou Diallo.  Elsewhere, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon beats Joe Ballard with a first-round KO to put his pro record to 47-10.
  53. 2005 Friday: Dennis Rader underwent arrest for the BTK (Bind-Torture-Kill) serial killings in Wichita, Kansas.  Meanwhile, in Nashville, Tennessee, Tony “TNT” Tubbs wins a 6-round unanimous decision over Danny Wofford to put his pro record to 45-10 (and 2 no contests).
  54. 2011 Friday: In the People’s Republic of China, senior leader Jia Qinglin calls for control over Tibetan Buddhism and a renewed struggle against the Dalai Lama.  Elsewhere, longtime drummer for the rock band, the Grass Roots[vi]— Ricky Coonce (drums 1967-72 / 1981-82)—died from heart failure on this date in Canada; he was age 64.
  55. 2012 Saturday: Using their artillery, the Syrian army kills at least 100 civilians as they shell the cities of Homs and Hama.
  56. 2013 Monday: Russia enacts a law that bans smoking in schools and on subways.  Elsewhere, “Dangerous” Dan Toler—former guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[vii]—lost his fight with ALS on this date.  He died in Sarasota, Florida, at age 64.
  57. 2014 Tuesday:  Debbie Dingell, the wife of Congressman John Dingell[viii], announces she will run for the House seat her husband is vacating at the end of his 29th term; he announced the oncoming retirement yesterday.  Elsewhere, as the Obama administration continues pressure on Afghan President Hamid Karzai for a new status of forces agreement, he orders the Department of Defense to create a plan for total withdrawal of all U.S. forces from the devastated country.  Meanwhile, in the Central African Republican, France extends the time its forces will be fighting on behalf of the government there.
  58. 2015 Wednesday: A jury awarded a Texas-based technology-licensing company, Smartflash, a whopping $532.9 million payout from Apple because it infringed upon data management software patents, something the mega-company claimed it did not do because the patents were invalid and that it NEVER used them in any of its products.  Oh, well.
  59. 2016 Thursday: The 10th GOP presidential primary debate occurs in Houston, Texas, with CNN moderating the event.  Impartial moderators, eh?  Nope, never when Republicans are on stage.  Meanwhile, the European Union announces it’s going to impose an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia.
  60. 2017 Saturday: Famous foul-mouthed liberal Democrat Tom Perez wins election to be the next leader of the Democratic National Committee.  Good for you.  Meanwhile, someone spills the goods on House Republicans on their plan of gutting Obamacare by removing Medicaid expansions and cutting healthcare insurance which sends the Democrats and their liberal allies running amok in the streets (not that they have settled down since Election Day 2016).
  61. 2018 Sunday: Closing ceremonies for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyongChang occurred on this date.  The games began on February 09, 2018.  Team USA won 9 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 6 bronze medals.  Norway won the most at 14 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze.  Here are the medal count totals:
    1. Germany: 12 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze: 29 total medals
    2.  Canada: 10 gold, 8 silver and 10 bronze: 28 total medals
    3. Netherlands: 8 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze: 20 total medals
    4. Olympic Athletes Russia: 2 gold, 6 silver, and 10 bronze: 18 total medals
    5. South Korea: 5 gold, 8 silver, and 4 bronze: 17 total medals
    6. France:  5 gold, 4 silver, and 6 bronze: 15 total medals
    7. Switzerland: 5 gold, 6 silver, and 4 bronze: 15 total medals
    8. Austria: 5 gold, 3 silver, and 6 bronze: 14 total medals
    9. Sweden: 7 gold, 6 silver, and 1 bronze: 14 total medals
    10. Japan: 4 gold, 5 silver, and 4 bronze: 13 total medals
    11. Italy: 3 gold, 2 silver, and 5 bronze: 10 total medals
    12. China: 1 gold, 6 silver, and 2 bronze: 9 total medals
    13. Czech Republic: 2 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze: 7 total medals
    14. Finland: 1 gold, 1 silver, and 4 bronze: 6 total medals
    15. United Kingdom: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 4 bronze: 5 total medals
    16. Belarus: 2 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    17. Slovakia: 1 gold, 2 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    18. Australia: 0 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze: 3 total medals
    19. Poland: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    20. New Zealand: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    21. Spain: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    22. Slovenia: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    23. Hungary: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medals
    24. Ukraine: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    25. Belgium: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    26. Kazakhstan: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    27. Latvia: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    28. Liechtenstein: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
  62. 2019 Monday: Following an assault by Internet trolls and Bots attacking the movie, “Captain Marvel,” the film review site Rotten Tomatoes makes ways as to how fans can rate and comment on movies.  In Vietnam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives ahead of the upcoming summit between his country and President Donald J. Trump of the United States; he takes in the sights.  Elsewhere, peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban begin in Qatar.
  63. 2020 Tuesday: President Trump returns from India and announces he has asked for $2.5 billion with which to combat the Coronavirus in the United States.  Senate Minority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says it’s ‘not enough.  Currently, there are 80,000 cases worldwide.  The president should have asked for more.’  Meanwhile, the Democratic 2020 Presidential Debates continue with Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Joe Biden, and Mayor Pete.   
  64. 2020 Wednesday A: Italy is now beset by Chinese Virus cases as the ‘VID has infected nearly 100 more which drives their cases up to 322 what with a death toll of 11- and Italy told its citizens to be “WOKE” and go out and hug Chinese tourists.  Look at what it gets you- sick people and dead folks.  Austria and Croatia report their first cases of coronavirus while in Spain, tourists are being locked up in hotels to prohibit the spread of this disease.  In Iran as the outbreak continues to worsen, the country’s health minister tests positive for this evil disease. Switzerland, Algeria, and other nations around the world are taking the opportunity to seal off air travel to communist China such as Canada.  Meanwhile, the government of Sweden demands the Chi-Com ambassador meet with them over its sentencing of a Swedish bookseller in the PRC to a decade in the slammer for ‘espionage.’
  65. 2021 Thursday: Day 37 of the Biden Regime- Congressman James Panetta, D-CA 20th congressional district, and nearly two dozen other House Democrats are pushing decrepit ‘Old Joe’ Biden to give up sole authority to launch nukes should the need to do so arises.  The Democrats want a cabal of the president, vice president, and House speaker to make the determination which will delay any response America might have against an impending nuclear attack.  Utah Senator Mike Lee, Republican, says this is ‘weird.’  The question is, WHY?  Speaking of this lunacy, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, quipped, “I don’t think Joe Biden’s in charge.’  We concur.
  66. 2021 Thursday A: Newsmax’ White House correspondent John Gizzi says that Neera Tanden- Joe Biden’s pick to head the White House Office of Management and Budget is prepared to withdraw her confirmation seeing as how she’s receiving pushback from both Senate Republicans and Democrats.   Senator Chuck Grassley, R-IA, says he’s not voting for this skank.  Meanwhile, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm by a vote of 64-35 is confirmed as the next U.S. secretary of Energy.   Confirming this Chi-Com lover gives Beijing and OPEC a big boost in their drive to monopolize energy as well as to collapse U.S. domestic energy production. 
  67. 2021 Thursday B: Conservative lawmakers are asking for a timeline as to when House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi plans on removing the fences around the White House and the Capitol Building as well as when National Guard troops will stop patrolling the streets of Washington, D.C.  The Democrats have transformed parts of the nation’s capital into a Baghdad-style “Green Zone,” of sorts, a heavily-fortified zone.  We believe the troops are there and the fences are up because the Dems KNOW they stole the 2020 Presidential Election.
  68. 2021 Thursday C: Black Lives Matter is launching a ‘survival fund’ of sorts with $3 million as the Democrats in Congress continue dragging out the COVID-19, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, relief fund.   House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has snarked ‘we feed them, Wolf (Blitzer), we feed them.  Do you feed them?” She was referring to ‘feeding’ the country’s impoverished and its illegal aliens.  We don’t want you to feed us, you senile old witch, we want the economy to reopen.  NOW.
  69. 2021 Thursday D: Tony Perkins has told Newsmax TV the Dems want to force ALL Americans into participating in ABORTIONS by seeking to use taxpayer dollars to fund this abomination not just here in the United States but around the world.  In so doing, it taints the souls of everyone which is not right.  It’s time for Pope Francis to boot Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, and every other Catholic-in-Name-Only (CINO) from the church.  Excommunicate them, Pope Francis, excommunicate these murdering scumbags NOW.   In other liberal Democrat Party news, Congressman Sean Maloney, D-NY 18th congressional district, claims Democrats are supportive of socialism and that there are no socialist Democrats.  Good try.  Finally, people are flooding out of the woodwork now to accuse imploding New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, accusing him of sexual abuse, harassment, and mistreatment.  YOU reap what you sow, you POS!
  70. 2021 Thursday E: CPAC plans to honor Rush Limbaugh.  CPAC Chair Matt Schlapp says that President Donald J. Trump knows his speech this upcoming Sunday is an ‘important reset’ for his future in GOP politics.  Meanwhile, the GOP is pushing back on Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s call for a ‘riot commission’ to look into the Antifa- and- Black Lives Matter-led Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Pelosi wants to tar-and-feather Trump supporters with the riot engineered by the Democrats, but we are not going to permit them to get away with this outrageous behavior.
  71. 2021 Thursday F: In upcoming Summer Olympics news, the delayed Olympic torch relay is going to have fans, but NO cheering will be allowed.  Meanwhile, the IOC says that Brisbane, Australia, is the preferred site for the 2032 Summer Olympics. 
  72. 2021 Thursday G: The Justice Department’s top watchdog is investigating claims by a Boeing engineer of being surveilled by the FBI over claims the individual was spying for Beijing.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Joe Biden’s pick to be U.S. Trade Representative- Katherine Tai- says, ‘Chi-Coms both our rivals and our friends.’  Yet another pro-Chi-Com hack in the Biden administration.   In other news, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signs into law a bill abolishing cash bail for ALL criminal defendants awaiting trial.  Wow.  Thugs are going to be running amok in the streets of the Windy City.  Oh, wait, thugs are already running amok there. 
  73. 2021 Thursday H: Vice President Kamala Harris is now encouraging black folks to rush out and get the Chi-Vi vaccine.  We recall when YOU said NOT to get the vaccine, you know, before you became VP, so what’s up with the reversal?  Our very own Bea O’Malley has said, ‘any time white liberals tell black folks to do something for their own good, it never works out that way.’  Even though you aren’t white, Kamala, you may as well be seeing as how you lack the street creds of a legit black American.   In other Chi-Vi-related news, France says it’s going to impose ‘localized lockdowns on areas infected with the Chi-Com virus rather than lock down the entire country.’ 
  74. 2021 Thursday I: New York State prosecutors now have President Donald J. Trump’s tax records.  We suspect it’s going to be a DRY well.  Still, it’s going to be fun watching them twist, turn, and wet their pants as they try to get some dirt on President Donald J. Trump.  In other interesting news, five counties in Oregon want to secede from that crackpot state and join with Idaho.  We have a suggestion- how about reviving the drive to create the state of Jefferson?  That concept featured counties in Washington and Oregon east of the Cascades forming their own state with possibly a few of California’s northern counties.  People in these areas are deeply conservative whereas the coastal portions of those states are full of rabid, foaming-at-the-mouth lunatics.  Hell, the county of Kern in California should become its own state.
  75. 2021 Thursday J: This week, there were 737,000 new jobless claims which is down from the previous week.  GDP has been revised up although it equates with what the country had back in 1946 following World War II.  Meanwhile, the FCC auctions off 5G airwaves bringing in $81 billion with ATT and Verizon being the big winners.  Elsewhere, GameStop is making another run today.   In other economic news, Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, blasts the ‘Joe Biden’ COVID-19 Relief Bill as being little more than a socialist wish list, something we contend is a Democratic-Socialist ‘wet dream.’
  76. 2022 Friday: Please, stick around for the latest news of the day…

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ENDNOTES:

[i] 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.

[ii] We promoted the music of Blossom Toes beginning on Monday, 01-June-2015 through Sunday, 07-June-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your growing music collection.

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

[iv] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Buddy Holly but when we do, we will also promote the music of Jerry Lee Lewis, the Big Bopper, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, and all the rest.  You will enjoy them.

[v] See footnote i.

[vi] We offered the music of this famed West Coast band- the Grass Roots- beginning on Thursday, 06-February-2014 through Saturday, 22-February-2014.  We hope you will seek their music out by visiting whatever site you choose for the absolute best in rock music.  You will be glad you did.

[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] In 2019, the question is, “Is the late John Dingell looking UP or is he looking DOWN?  According to President Trump, the late congressman might be looking UP.

FOLKS, JOE HAS GOT TO GO- NOW!

47. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2022

2021 Tuesday A: In Washington, D.C., Capitol Hill police officers a vote of NO confidence for their current leaders. Nancy Pelosi should be among the no confidence vote; after all, we alleged she had a BIG HAND in what happened on January 6, 2021. Next, Senator Tom Cotton says that it’s ‘time to send troops guarding the Capitol home.’

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47. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2022:

Elizabeth Peratrovich Day (Alaska)

Vice President Henry Wilson; Senator Jon Ossoff;  the Beatles, Duran-Duran featuring Andy Taylor, the Ohio Players featuring Vincent “Vinny Wu” Thomas, and Sonny & Cher featuring Sonny Bono:

  1. 374 Saturday: The ninth recorded perihelion passing of Haley’s Comet by the Earth occurs on this date.
  2. 600 Sunday: The 64th Roman Catholic Pope St. Gregory I says that “God bless you” is the correct response to a sneeze.
  3. 1741 Thursday: Benjamin Franklin’s General Magazine begins publication on today’s date.
  4. 1804 Thursday: Lieutenant Stephen Decatur led a successful raid into Tripoli Harbor to burn the U.S. Navy frigate USS Philadelphia, which had fallen into the hands of the Barbary Pirates.
  5. 1812 Sunday: Future Republican 18th Vice President of the United States (served 1873-1875)—Henry Wilson—is born on this date in Farmington, N.H.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 04, 1873, until his death in office on November 22, 1875; he was age 63.  
  6. 1840 Sunday: American Charles Wilkes discovers the Shackleton Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
  7. 1857 Monday: In Washington, DC, founding members incorporated the National Deaf-Mute College on this date, which made it the world’s first school for advanced education of the deaf.  Later, college officials renamed the school the Gallaudet College.  
  8. 1858 Tuesday: William Vandenburg and James Harvey patented the first ironing board on this date.
  9. 1862 Sunday: The Civil War Battle of Fort Donnellson in Tennessee ended as some 12,000 Confederate soldiers surrendered; Union General Ulysses S. Grant’s victory earned him the nickname of “Unconditional Surrender Grant.”
  10. 1868 Sunday: The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks organized in New York City on this date.
  11. 1883 Friday: “Ladies Home Journal” commenced publication on this date.
  12. 1913 Sunday: President William Howard Taft agrees not to interfere in Mexico’s ongoing problems.  Thank God he was smart enough not to involve the U.S. in that country’s never-ending problems.  Still, we could have snagged off Baja California and perhaps some other parts?
  13. 1914 Monday: The first airplane flight between San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, occurred on this date.
  14. 1916 Wednesday: Russian troops conquer the Ottoman Turkish city of Erzurum during World War I.
  15. 1917 Friday: For the first time in 400 years, a synagogue opens in the Spanish capital of Madrid.
  16. 1923 Friday: The burial chamber of King Tutankhamen’s recently unearthed tomb was unsealed in Egypt by English archaeologist Howard Carter.
  17. 1932 Tuesday: James E. Markham received a patent on this date for the first fruit-bearing tree to receive one.  His patent was for a peach tree that ripened later than other similar trees.
  18. 1934 Friday: The Austrian Civil War ends with the defeat of the Social Democrats and the Republican Schutzbund.
  19. 1935 Saturday: Future rock star and California Congressman Sonny Bono[i] is born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date.
  20. 1937 Tuesday: Dr. Wallace H. Carothers, a research chemist for Du Pont who had invented nylon, received a patent for the synthetic fiber.
  21. 1938 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress authorized the U.S. Federal Crop Insurance program on this date.
  22. 1942 Monday: German U-Boats assault the Dutch oil refinery on the island of Aruba in the Caribbean Sea.  Elsewhere, east of Sumatra on the Indonesian island of Bangka, Imperial Japanese troops commit a war crime, shooting down 21 Australian military nurses in cold blood.  
  23. 1943 Tuesday: A German student group opposed to Adolf Hitler and the Nazis, the White Rose, leaves the following message on a Munich façade: “Out with Hitler!  Long live freedom!”  On February 18, its leaders undergo arrest and on the 22nd of the month, meet their end at the hands of the Gestapo and a guillotine.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, after heavy fighting, the Red Army recaptures the city of Kharkov. 
  24. 1944 Wednesday: Fighting around the Anzio beach head intensifies as the Germans numbering 125,000 panzer troops pour down the Albano-Anzio Road with troops of the famed Panzer Lehr.  The brunt of the attack falls on the U.S. 45th Infantry Division who expend all artillery ammunition to repel the assault.  The Allies call in airstrikes and naval gunfire from offshore and are able to repel the blitz on their frontlines.
  25. 1944 Wednesday A: On the Eastern Front as fighting continues between German and Soviet troops near Cherkassy around Korsun, Field Marshal von Manstein concludes that relieving the trapped German forces is nearly impossible, so a plan is made to begin a breakout the next day one hour before midnight and race for Hill 239 around Dzurzhentsy.
  26. 1945 Friday: American troops landed on the island of Corregidor in the Philippines during World War II.  Meanwhile, Venezuela declares war on Germany.
  27. 1948 Monday: NBC TV began airing its first nightly newscast, “The Camel Newsreel Theatre,” which consisted of Fox Movietone newsreels.
  28. 1951 Friday: The city of New York passes a law prohibiting racism in providing low-income housing to those needing it.
  29. 1958 Sunday: William Vandenberg and James Harvey received a patent for the first ironing board.  
  30. 1959 Monday: Fidel Castro became premier of Cuba a month and a half after the overthrow of Fulgencio Batista.
  31. 1960 Tuesday: The U.S.S. Triton commenced the first circumnavigation of the globe under water on this date.  The submarine completed the trip on May 10.  
  32. 1961 Thursday: The United States launched the Explorer 9 satellite.  Elsewhere, Andy Taylor- future guitarist/vocalist with Duran-Duran is born in Tynemouth, England.
  33. 1964 Sunday: The Beatles[ii] make their second appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show.
  34. 1968 Friday: The nation’s first “911 emergency telephone system” underwent inauguration in Haleyville, Alabama, as the speaker of the Alabama House, Rankin Fite, placed a call from the mayor’s office in City Hall to a red telephone at the police station that U.S. Representative Tom Bevell answered.
  35. 1970 Monday: At Madison Square Garden in New York City, In the fifth round, heavyweight champion “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier wins a bout with  Jimmy Ellis to retain the NYSAC heavyweight boxing title as well as to win the WBA and the vacant WBC heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  Ellis was unable to respond to the bell, thus Frazier won a RTD and put his pro record to 25-0 while that of Ellis went to 27-6.  On the undercard, “Big George” Foreman scores a unanimous 10-round decision over Argentine heavyweight boxer, Gregorio “Goyo” Peralta, to put his pro record to 16-0.  As for “Goyo,” his record went to  77-6-8.
  36. 1977 Wednesday: Janani Luwum, the Anglican archbishop of Uganda, and two other men were killed in what Ugandan authorities said was an automobile accident.
  37. 1986 Sunday: In Troy, New York, heavyweight boxer Mike “Hercules” Weaver scored a TKO over Carl “The Truth” Williams at the 2:37 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 28-11-1.  As for Williams, his record went to 17-2.  Also on the card, heavyweight boxer “Iron Mike” Tyson won a TKO over opponent, Jesse “The Boogieman” Ferguson at the 1:19 minute mark of Round 6 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout.  Tyson’s pro record went to 18-0 while that of Ferguson went to 14-2.
  38. 1987 Monday: John Demjanjuk went on trial in Jerusalem accused of being “Ivan the Terrible,” a guard at the Nazi-run Treblinka Concentration Camp (Demjanjuk was convicted but the conviction ended up being overturned by the Israeli Supreme Court).  Meanwhile, in Atlanta, Georgia, future U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff is born.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 20, 2021.
  39. 1988 Tuesday: A man obsessed with a co-worker who was wounded in the attack shot seven people to death during an office rampage in Sunnyvale, California, the shooter, Richard Farley, sits on death row.
  40. 1989 Thursday: Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, and North Yemen form a common market.  Meanwhile, investigators in Lockerbie, Scotland, announced that a bomb hidden inside a radio-cassette player was the reason that Pan Am Flight 103 exploded in midair the previous December.  All 259 people aboard the plane and another 11 on the ground perished in the terrorist attack later traced to Moammar Gaddafi in Libya.
  41. 1989 Thursday A: In Orlando, Florida, at the 2:14 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight boxing match, “Big George” Foreman scores a TKO over his opponent, Brazilian heavyweight Manoel De Almeida to put his pro record to 61-2.
  42. 1991 Saturday: Tonya Harding wins the U.S. Female Skating Championship on this date.
  43. 1992 Sunday: The Los Angeles Lakers retire Magic Johnson’s #32 jersey.
  44. 1994 Wednesday: More than 200 people lost their lives when a powerful earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sumatra Island.
  45. 1996 Friday: Eleven people were killed in a fiery collision between an Amtrak passenger train and a Maryland commuter train in Silver Springs, Maryland.
  46. 1997 Sunday: At age 25, Jeff Gordon becomes the youngest person to win a Daytona 500 race.
  47. 1998 Monday: A China Airlines Airbus A300-600R trying to land in fog near Taipei, Taiwan, crashed killing all 196 people on board, plus six on the ground.
  48. 1999 Tuesday: O.J. Simpson’s 1968 Heisman Trophy hits the auction block for which an individual pay $230,000; this and other trophies of the former football player go towards a $33.5 million civil judgment against Simpson for the deaths of his former wife, Nicole Simpson Brown, and Ron Goldman.  Meanwhile, testimony began in the Jasper, Texas, trial of John William King.  The district attorney charged the scumbag with the gruesome dragging death of James Byrd, Jr., a black male.  The jury later convicted the loser and sentenced him to DEATH.
  49. 2001 Friday: The United States and Britain stage air strikes against radar stations and air defense command centers in Iraq.  Meanwhile, President George W. Bush met with Mexican President Vicente Fox (a man in bed with narcoterrorists) on the first foreign trip of Bush’s presidency.  Elsewhere, Dr. William H. Masters who with his partner and later wife Virginia Johnson, pioneered research in the field of human sexuality, died in Tucson, Arizona, at age 85.
  50. 2002 Saturday: The operator of a crematory in Noble, Ga., underwent arrest after investigators discovered dozens of corpses stacked in storage sheds and scattered throughout the surrounding woods.
  51. 2003 Sunday: More than 100,000 people demonstrated in the streets of San Francisco- gay capital of the world- to protest a possible U.S. invasion of Iraq.
  52. 2004 Monday: John Kerry launched a full-throttle attack on President George W. Bush’s economic policies, ignoring his Democratic rivals on the eve of the Wisconsin primary.  Elsewhere, the Walt Disney Co. rejected a takeover bid by Comcast Corporation.  Finally, soul singer Doris Troy, 67, died in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  53. 2005 Wednesday: The Kyoto global warming pact went into effect in 140 nations.  We now know—thanks to leaked emails from the East Anglia University in the United Kingdom—that the ‘science[iii]’ is little more than phony science aimed at curbing capitalism around the world.  Elsewhere, the NHL announced the cancellation of the 2004-2005 season due to a labor dispute.  This event was the first time a major sports league in North America lost an entire season thanks to a labor dispute.
  54. 2008 Saturday: Longtime member of the Ohio Players[iv]— Vincent “Venny Wu” Thomas—lost his battle with cancer on this date.
  55. 2009 Monday: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in Tokyo to begin her first trip abroad as President Barack Hussein Obama’s chief diplomat.  (Keep your friends close and your enemies closer).
  56. 2011 Wednesday: Under pressure from conservationists such as Green Peace and diplomats from around the world, the Japanese whaling fleet leaves the Antarctic for home.
  57. 2013 Saturday: In Moscow, the G20 focuses on the so-called, “Currency Wars” going on in various parts of the world.
  58. 2015 Monday: A federal judge issued an order, which halts an executive order issued by President Barack Obama[v] that allows 5 million illegal immigrants to remain in the country.  Obama, however, has plans to overcome the hurdle later in the year.  Elsewhere, in the fight against ISIS in Libya, Egyptian warplanes hammer targets in eastern Libya.  Light ‘em up! 
  59. 2016 Tuesday: Former French President Nikolas Sarkozy faces charges for having misused campaign funds.  Meanwhile, the U.S. and communist Cuba sign an agreement to permit air travel between the two countries for the first time in half-a-century.
  60. 2017 Thursday: In Baghdad, ISIS claims responsibility for the third attack in three days, a bombing in the Bayaa neighborhood that murders at least 48 people and wounds countless more.  Meanwhile, as President Donald J. Trump continues his Cabinet formation, he chooses Florida International University College of Law Dean Alex Acosta to serve as his secretary of the Labor Department.  Meanwhile, in the U.S. Senate, the august body confirms by a vote of 51-49 Mick Mulvaney to head the Office of Management and Budget.
  61. 2018 Friday: In the wake of massive anti-government protests, Ethiopia declares a state of emergency.  Light ‘em up.  Elsewhere, in Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller’s investigation into Trump-Russia collusion continues, Steve Bannon- strategist for Donald J. Trump- is called before the tribunal to answer questions for the inquisitors.  Democrats pin their hopes on this show trial BS as a means of getting their enemy out of office and into prison.  As the farce continues, 13 Russian nationals from the Internet Research Agency undergo formal accusation by the Mueller team for supposedly interfering in the 2016 Presidential Election.
  62. 2019 Saturday: India’s new high-speed train breaks down on its inaugural run, its return trip to New Delhi.  Elsewhere, Heather Nauert, spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State withdraws from consideration to become the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.  Meanwhile, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announces that he will be arriving in Hanoi, Vietnam, for the upcoming second summit between Kim and President Donald J. Trump.  Finally, Boko Haram thugs attack civilians in Maiduguri, Nigeria, killing at least people via suicide bombers and wounding numerous others.  The ‘so-called religion of peace’ strikes yet again.[vi]
  63. 2020 Sunday: Members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- strike again, this time in Pansi, Burkina Faso, when gunmen storm a church, lighting up the church killing at least 24 people and wounding loads of others.  WTF is wrong with these people?  Elsewhere, COVID-19, aka the Chi-Vi, continues running amok around the world with 71,000 reported cases globally.  However, after fierce efforts to help passengers aboard cruise ships, many are finally repatriated to their home countries.   Meanwhile, 1,100-plus former Department of Justice employees call on Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr to resign.  This BS arose after AG Barr asked the Justice Department to reconsider the sentence being imposed on President Trump’s friend, Roger Stone.  It was unfair, people, for a man his age with no prior convictions.
  64. 2021 Tuesday: Day 28 of the Biden Regime: the first disturbing thing we learned today is that Joe Biden is not the person speaking with foreign leaders but his ‘vice president,’ Ms. Kamala Harris.  What does this tell us?  Something is not right with the ‘46th president.’  Speaking of Old Joe, now that the impeachment trial has ended, the Democrats are going to pivot back and begin working on the ‘Biden agenda.’  Goody for us.  Next, the ‘Biden administration’ is in talks with Amazon.com to obtain help in rolling out the Chinese Virus vaccine.  From before the election, Joe said he ‘had a plan.’  So far, no plan is evident anywhere.  Something else he promised today via his mouthpiece Jen “Circle Back” Psaki is that protections for forbearance and foreclosure protections are to continue for those harmed by the Wuhan Virus pandemic.
  65. 2021 Tuesday A: In Washington, D.C., Capitol Hill police officers a vote of NO confidence for their current leaders.  Nancy Pelosi should be among the no confidence vote; after all, we alleged she had a BIG HAND in what happened on January 6, 2021.  Next, Senator Tom Cotton says that it’s ‘time to send troops guarding the Capitol home.’  Meanwhile, Senator Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, says the “Capitol Hill riot was NOT an armed insurrection,” which is simply was not.  The people did not carry firearms and other weapons- other than the Antifa and Black Lives Matter infiltrators- no matter how much liberal news media and squalling Democrats claim it was.   Meanwhile, Louisiana Congressman Bennie Thompson, Democrat, debuted a portion of the Democratic strategy to continue pursuing Donald Trump.  This POS filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani for ‘instigating the January 6, 2021, mob action at the capital.
  66. 2021 Tuesday B: A Los Angeles County supervisor announces that schools be reopened this week as COVID-19 cases have miraculously gone down.   Meanwhile, numerous governors across the nation have signed a letter to Joe Biden demanding he fix the botched rollout of the coronavirus vaccine.  States want to reopen NOW.   Next, beleaguered New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo still won’t apologize for the more than 9,000 deaths he caused in the Empire State nor will apologize for hiding data showing the true figures of all the people HE killed in nursing homes.  You see, patients that tested positive for the Panda Pandemic and were removed to the hospital were then returned to the very same nursing home where they then infected everyone else, many of whom died.  We believe this was purposeful, to eliminate what the Nazis called ‘useless eaters,’ people who absorbed the state’s resources without giving anything back in return.  Civilized countries do not behave this way but left-wing morons sure the hell do.  Cuomo should be in an orange jumpsuit pounding away at rocks.
  67. 2021 Tuesday C: Former Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz, Republican, says he is considering primarying Senator Mitt Romney in 2024.  We sure the heck hope the state finds a way to remove the Trump-hating POS.  Next, Texas State Senator Paul Bettencourt, 7th State Senate District, says, “Texas is going to remain RED.”  Elsewhere, the GOP of Maine is considering censuring Senator Susan Collins for voting to impeach former President Donald J. Trump.   Meanwhile, the Biden White House says it supports Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s plan to launch a 9-11-style commission to ‘investigate the TRUTH behind the January 6, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots.   Finally, former Senator David Perdue, R-GA, files the paperwork to challenge Senator Raphael Warnock in 2022 and get his old seat back.
  68. 2021 Tuesday D: Iran denies any responsibility for the rocket attack in Iraq the day before, one that killed a private contractor and wounded a U.S. servicemember.   Meanwhile, a North Korean manages to cross through the DMZ separating his country and the neighboring South Korea.  They believe him to be a defector.  We feel badly for his family in the North.  Elsewhere, White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki says, ‘Joe Biden is going to ‘recalibrate U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia and that Old Joe will- at some point- call Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to see what’s up, dog?’
  69. 2021 Tuesday E: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 109,463,210 confirmed cases, +395,652, 2,416,661, confirmed deaths, +11,115, and 61,541,518 confirmed recoveries, +246,066.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 28,014,875 confirmed cases, up 75,283 from yesterday’s reporting, 492,385 confirmed deaths, UP 1,723, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries with NO UPDATES NOW in at least three weeks now (this number no longer even shows up).  This tells us the Biden administration no longer wants them reported.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 162,525 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the lab-engineered Panda Pandemic, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass playing pattycake with your grandchildren and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  70. 2021 Tuesday 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: 3,490,585 confirmed cases, 47,141 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,606 confirmed cases, 426 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 331,305 confirmed cases, 4,739 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Massachusetts: currently, they have 560,576 confirmed cases, 15,567 confirmed deaths but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Amazing how very few states in the country report their recovery numbers.  Ask yourselves, WHY?  What purpose does it serve to provide case numbers, numbers of fatalities but nary a number of folks who have beat this vile Chi-Com virus.  What’s up with that?
  71. 2021 Tuesday G: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 734,575 confirmed cases, 5,441 confirmed deaths, and 673,908 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other country- Spain: they have 3,096,343 confirmed cases of the Beijing Bug, 65,979 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.   We will say this: the primary purpose of the Chi-Vi was to remove the threat of Trump- the Chi-Coms accomplished that goal.  The secondary goal (or so we believe) is to ‘cleanse the world’ of the old, the infirm, the sick, and the mentally disabled.  Anyone else who died from this Wuhan Institute of Virology lab-engineered virus is just collateral damage.  Shame on the Chi-Coms!
  72. 2021 Tuesday H:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,522.75 UP 64.35 points (+0.020%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,047.40, DOWN 47.98 points (-0.34%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,932.59, DOWN 2.24 points (-0.57%).  The price of GOLD is $1,791.20 per troy oz., -7.80 (-0.43%) while the price of SILVER is $27.30 per troy ounce, -0.03 (-0.11%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,269.40 per troy oz, -10.20 (-0.80%) while the price of COPPER is $3.83 per pound, -0.00 (-0.07%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,388.20 per troy oz, +5.60 (+0.24%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.78 per barrel, -0.27 (-0.45%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 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: 0.000020.  In other economic news, thanks to the Chi-Coms, airline passengers in the U.S. dropped by 20-percent in 2020.
  73. 2021 Tuesday E: Burmese police (military thugs) charge imprisoned democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi with a ‘good one.’  They have accused her of violating the country’s natural-disaster management law, previously used against people who violated coronavirus restrictions.  The military who detained Suu Kyi on February 1, already faces charges for illegally importing walkie-talkies and could hold her indefinitely in prison sans charges.  Protesters in the country continue defying the military and demand her release.  
  74. 2021 Tuesday F: In Texas, winter storm conditions are trashing the Lone Star state what with 4 million Texans in the dark due to crumbling windmills and solar farms, neither of which are able to produce energy in a freak winter storm like this one that snow piled up across the state.  Rotating blackouts (welcome to California) make matters even worse and at present, at least 10 people have died in the insane wintry conditions.  In Washington, D.C., Joe Biden has issued a disaster declaration so FEMA can mobilize and begin providing citizens of the state with the life-saving aid they need.  Maybe the winter storms will stop the illegal alien invasion along the border with Mexico.   
  75. 2021 Tuesday G: The U.S. urges the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels to stop conducting cross-border raids into Saudi Arabia and to stop drone attacks on Saudi infrastructure and civilians and to join in U.S.-backed peace talks to bring peace to the region.  However, since Secretary of State Anthony Blinken removed the Houthis from the list of terrorist groups, the jihadist Shiite group has stepped up attacks on Saudi Arabia.  You know, we should sell some neutron bombs to the Saudis and permit them to do what they must do: eliminate this terrorist threat.   In other exciting news, the Office of the 45th President put out a lengthy statement in which, he slams- rightfully so- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for being the lowlife POS that he is. 
  76. 2021 Tuesday H: The Massachusetts Climate ‘Czar’ David Ismay resigned today after video of him holding a Zoom call with similar bozos in Vermont surfaced.  Apparently, Mr. Ismay believes that ‘seniors on fixed income, average citizens, and privately owned cars for energy usage and CO2 emissions’ and went onto say that average citizens and seniors would have to suffer in order to reach the draconian Green New Deal goals imposed on this people of this once prosperous New England state.    Once again, we see the insensitivity of liberals and RINOs who could care less about average folks and the vulnerable among us so long as they continue pushing this self-enrichment scheme not just in our country but around the world.  Look at flipping Texas, folks, home of massive quantities of domestic energy yet people, their pets, and livestock are freezing in this arctic chill that is trashing the Midwest all because they put far too much emphasis on RENEWABLE sources of energy which are half-assed at best.  It’s time to throw the Green New Deal and every a—hole connected to it out of office and into the dumpster of snake oil salespersons.   
  77. 2021 Tuesday I: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1634 with a $96 million on the line: 01, 36, 44, 54, 66, and Mega 10.  Out of 77,861 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO mega for a prize of $134,768.
  78. 2021 Tuesday J: In the final news for the evening, Governor Gavin Newsom of California is allowing mail-in ballots to EVERY California voter for 2021.  The question is, WHY would the soon-to-be-former governor do this?  Because he is going to lose his seat.  However, we will say this: IF Newsom somehow survives the recall election- NO one will ever have to doubt that the 2020 Elections were indeed stolen, in the presidential election and the Senate seats in Georgia and the one in Michigan.  This will be rock-solid proof that the ONLY reason WHY anyone would resort to mail-in ballots is because they are going to steal an election.  What are you going to do, Governor Newsom?  Are you going to prove that Democrats and RINOs manipulate and steal elections or are you going to go down like a man?   
  79. 2022 Wednesday: Stay tuned…

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[i] At some point, we will do the music of the Mamas and the Papas the same time we do the music of Sonny & Cher.  We hope you will continue awaiting that glorious day.

[ii] 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.

[iii] This is a HOKEY pseudo-science, much like palm-reading and tarot cards to forecast the future.  The Sun is the prime driver of climate change across our Solar System, no matter what that crackpot loony tunes, pot-smoking loser, Bill Nye the ‘Science Guy’ claims.  Climate on all nine planets (yes, Pluto is a planet) is driven by or the lack of solar flares, sunspots, and solar winds.  Do not allow leftist scumbags to terrorize you into believing something that simply that is impossible for humanity to cause.  Consider this: in the previous century, s-o-o-o many bombs were dropped, so  many artillery shells rained down upon humanity, and so many nuclear weapons tests below ground, at ground level, in the atmosphere, and in the oceans occurred and yet, here we are.  Next time some loser attempts to frighten you into surrendering all of your liberties to ‘save the planet,’ tell them to go suck an un-circumcised schlong and to shut the f**k up.  You will feel much better.

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

[v] Many people believe that President Barack Hussein Obama deserves an asterisk after his name in the history books seeing as how he never cleared up the matter of his birthplace.  Yes, he did present a birth certificate of sorts, but many contend it was a forgery and that he should be removed completely from the history books of the United States.

[vi] Islam.

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45. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2022

1929 Thursday: The infamous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre took place in a Chicago garage as phony cops and hired hitmen tied to mob boss, Al Capone’s gang, gunned down seven members of the Dion O’Bannon Gang.

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  1. 278 Thursday: In the reign of Emperor Claudius II, St. Valentine, a Catholic priest, suffered beheading at the bequest of the Roman government.
  2. 1014 Monday: The 143rd Roman Catholic pontiff- Pope Benedict VIII- crowns Henry II emperor of the Germans.
  3. 1076 Monday: The 157th Roman Catholic Pope St. Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV.
  4. 1130 Friday: The 164th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent II commences his reign as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would serve from today until September 24, 1143.  An antipope- the 164.1st– Anacletus II assumed office on this date in opposition to Innocent II.  He would serve until January 25, 1138.
  5. 1778 Saturday: The American ship USS Ranger carried the recently adopted Stars and Stripes to a foreign port for the first time as it arrived in France.
  6. 1803 Monday: In Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Moses Coats patents the apple parer.
  7. 1845 Friday: The 29th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Nelson assumed his place on the court on this date.  President John Tyler nominated the Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Smith Thompson.  He served from today until November 28, 1872.
  8. 1849 Wednesday: President James K. Polk becomes the first U.S. president photographed in office; Matthew Brady is the photographer.
  9. 1859 Monday: The Union admitted Oregon as the 33rd state on this date.
  10. 1876 Monday: Inventors Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray filed separate applications for patents for the telephone.  The Patent Department issued the document on March 7, 1876, and ruled that Bell was the rightful inventor.  
  11. 1889 Thursday: In Los Angeles, oranges began their first trip east.
  12. 1895 Thursday: Oscar Wilde’s final play, “The Importance of being Earnest,” opened at the St. James’ Theater in London.
  13. 1899 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress begins using voting machines in doing their votes.
  14. 1903 Saturday: The Department of Commerce and Labor was established; however, in 1913, Congress divided the department into two separate departments: Commerce AND Labor.
  15. 1912 Wednesday: Arizona became the Union’s 48th state as President William Howard Taft signed a proclamation declaring it so.  Elsewhere, the first diesel engine submarine underwent commissioning in Groton, Connecticut.
  16. 1913 Friday: Labor leader Jimmy Hoffa was born in Brazil, Indiana.  College football coach, Woody Hayes, was born in Clifton, Ohio; and sports broadcaster Mel Allen was born in Birmingham, Alabama.
  17. 1920 Saturday: In Chicago, Illinois, likeminded women form the League of Women Voters.
  18. 1924 Thursday: Thomas Watson founds IBM Corporation on this date.
  19. 1929 Thursday: The infamous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre took place in a Chicago garage as phony cops and hired hitman tied to mob boss, Al Capone’s gang, gunned down seven members of the Dion O’Bannon Gang.
  20. 1932 Sunday: The U.S. won the first bobsled competition at the Winter Olympic Games at Lake Placid, New Jersey.
  21. 1940 Wednesday: Pedro R. Munoz, chef and blogger at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day was born.  Chef Pedro’s parents are Elizando W. and Maria Sancha Munoz, and their son was born in Fresno, California.  Meanwhile, the first porpoise born in captivity arrived at Marineland, Florida.
  22. 1941 Friday: The German Afrika Korps arrives in Benghazi, Libya.   German forces had been crossing over from southern Italy to aid their Fascist Italian allies in the fight against the British.
  23. 1942 Saturday: Japanese paratroopers land around the oil center in the Dutch-controlled Palembang, Sumatra.  Meanwhile, Japanese troops are overrunning Burma and are fighting deeper into the British bastion of Singapore.  Japanese air and naval attacks are constant.  The Brits and their Commonwealth forces are being pushed back on all fronts as are the Dutch in the Dutch East Indies.
  24. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, the Red Army, after overcoming heavy fighting, retake the city of Rostov from the Axis troops defending it.  Meanwhile, in North Africa, the Battle of Kasserine Pass begins as the Afrika Korps launches a surprise assault on American forces in Tunisia.  This would be the first test of American troops in the war against their Axis foes and it would not go well.
  25. 1944 Tuesday: The citizens of Java rise up in revolt against their Japanese overlords.  Things are not going well for Imperial Japan and conquered peoples across Asia are rising up to throw off their oppressors.
  26. 1945 Wednesday: Vic Briggs, future keyboardist/guitarist with Eric Burdon and the Animals[i], 1966-1968, was born on this date in Twickenham, Middlesex, England.
  27. 1946 Thursday: Creators unveiled ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer).  They built the device at the University of Pennsylvania, and it became the world’s first general purpose electronic computer.
  28. 1950 Tuesday: The USSR and the People’s Republic of China sign a major treaty of peace.
  29. 1951 Wednesday: At the 2:04 minute mark of Round 13 in a 15-round championship fight, middleweight boxer Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake “Raging Bull” LaMotta via a TKO to take the NYSAC, NBA, and Ring magazine middleweight boxing titles of the world.  With the win, Sugar Ray’s record went to 122-1-2 while that of LaMotta went to 78-15-3.
  30. 1952 Thursday: Future rock-and-roll bassist who would join Jo Jo Gunne[ii] following the departure of original founding member, Mark Andes—Jimmie Randall—is born on this date in Dallas, Texas.
  31. 1957 Thursday: The Georgia State Senate unanimously approves Senator Leon Butts’ bill barring blacks from playing baseball with whites.
  32. 1959 Saturday: A massive heroin bust occurs as law enforcement officers seize $3.6 million worth of the drug in New York City.
  33. 1962 Wednesday: First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy conducts a televised tour of the White House on this date.
  34. 1966 Monday: Wilt Chamberlain breaks the NBA scoring record of 20,288 all-time points. 
  35. 1971 Sunday: President Richard M. Nixon installs a secret taping system in the White House on this date.
  36. 1973 Wednesday: In Winchester, Nevada, Muhammad Ali scores a unanimous 12-round decision over “Aussie Joe” Bugner to put his pro record to 41-1.  As for Bugner, his record went to 43-5-1.  
  37. 1979 Wednesday: In Kabul, Afghanistan, Muslims kidnap the American ambassador to the country, Adolph Dubs, who later loses his life in a gunfight between his captors and the police.
  38. 1980 Thursday: The 13th Winter Olympic Games open in Lake Placid, New York.  Meanwhile, the U.S. launches the Solar Maximum Mission Observatory to study solar flares.  Finally, television news anchor and hardcore liberal Walter Cronkite announced his retirement from the “CBS Evening News.”
  39. 1984 Tuesday: A 6-year-old boy, Stormie Jones, became the first person to receive heart and liver transplants in the same operation and did so at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.  She lived until November 1990.  
  40. 1988 Sunday: At age 50, Bobby Allison becomes the oldest driver to win the Daytona 500.
  41. 1989 Tuesday: Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini called on Muslims to kill Salman Rushdie, author of the “The Satanic Verses,” a novel condemned as blasphemous.  Meanwhile in the Dominican Republic, actress Robin Givens receives divorce from heavyweight boxer, Mike Tyson.  Next, the first of 24 satellites of the Global Positioning System go into orbit.  Elsewhere, founding member of the British rock band, Atomic Rooster[iii]—keyboardist/vocalist Vincent Crane—passed away on this date in Westminster, London, England, at age 45.  He was the victim of a drug overdose.  Finally, Union Carbide agrees to pay $470 million in damages for Bhopal disaster in India.
  42. 1990 Wednesday: Space probe Voyager 1 takes a photograph of the entire solar system.  Meanwhile, Perrier recalls 160 million bottles of sparkling water after discovering traces of benzene, a carcinogen, in some of the bottles.
  43. 1992 Friday: A ceasefire goes into effect into the war torn East African nation of Somalia.
  44. 1993 Sunday: Fire in the Linxi department store in Tangshan, China, kills 79 people.
  45. 1997 Friday: Astronauts aboard the space shuttle Discovery commenced the first of a series of spacewalks required to overhaul the Hubble Space Telescope—by the time of completion, the overhaul was an enormous success.  Meanwhile, the 12th U.S. Secretary of Transportation Federico Pena left office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Pena served under President Bill Clinton from January 21, 1993, until today.  His replacement, the 13th U.S. Transportation Secretary Rodney E. Slater assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Slater served under President Bill Clinton from today until January 20, 2001.
  46. 2000 Monday: The spacecraft NEAR Shoemaker enters orbit around the asteroid 433 Eros, the first spacecraft to orbit an asteroid.
  47. 2005 Monday: The former Prime Minister of Lebanon, Rafik Hariri, loses his life to an assassin.
  48. 2008 Thursday: A gunman opens fire in a lecture hall at Northern Illinois University, killing six and wounding 18.  Elsewhere, Vladimir Putin warns the Ukraine if it infringes on its borders, it will have no problem targeting missiles at the former Soviet socialist republic.
  49. 2010 Sunday: In San Bruno, California, rhythm guitarist and vocalist with the acid rock band, Strawberry Alarm Clock[iv]– Lee Freeman- lost his battle with cancer on this date; he was 60.  Meanwhile, the Washington Post reports that targeted killings under the Obama administration have actually increased rather than have gone down…say what?   Speaking of…the U.S. bombs the wrong house in a new offensive in the Afghan War killing at least 12 people and wounding numerous others.  Wow.
  50. 2011 Monday: China reports that its trade surplus for January is $6.5 billion, less than expected.
  51. 2012 Tuesday: A new statue of North Korean dictator Kim Jung-Il is unveiled in the capital city of Pyongyang.   Citizens of the Hermit kingdom go berserk with joy.
  52. 2013 Thursday: U.S. House Republicans filibuster the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the new secretary of defense, demanding answers to questions about President Obama and his knowledge or lack of the events in Benghazi on September 11, 2012.  Elsewhere, law enforcement officials charge Oscar Pistorius, a South African amputee sprint runner, with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
  53. 2014 Friday: Italy’s prime minister, Enrico Letta resigns following friction within his political party and less than a year after assuming office.
  54. 2015 Saturday: GM issues a recall of over 81,000 vehicles due to potential power steering problems; 2006 and 2007 models of the Pontiac G6, Chevrolet Malibu, and Malibu Maxx are affected.   Meanwhile, following the moves made by its Western colleagues earlier in the week, the United Arab Emirates shutters its embassy operations in Yemen due to the out-of-control violence running amok there.
  55. 2016 Sunday: As fighting continues to rage in Yemen, Saudi warplanes intercept an Iranian-made SCUD missile in its airspace.  This isn’t the first one, this has been going on for awhile now with Iranians attempting to attack Saudi territory as they continue to support their proxies, the Houthi rebels.   Elsewhere, as Middle Eastern ‘refugees’ continue flooding into Eastern Europe, Slovenia says it’s going to restrict the number of Muslim refugees to whom it permits entry.  Who can blame them?
  56. 2017 Tuesday: The United States sanctions Venezuela’s Vice President Tareck El-Aissami, accusing him of being a narcotrafficker and which allows the U.S. government to freeze his assets in the U.S. and to prevent his entry into the U.S.  Where the heck did the Venezuelans find a Muslim guy to be the number two under Nicolas Maduro.  
  57. 2018 Wednesday: The new St. Valentine’s Day Massacre occurred in Parkland, Florida, on this date when expelled, 19-year-old student, Nikolas Cruz, returned to his former high school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, with an AR-15 rifle and loads of ammunition.  He murdered 17 fellow students and faculty before fleeing and then being apprehended by local police.  People had warned the FBI about Cruz and yet, the FBI never investigated the case as they should have.
  58. 2019 Thursday: Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker stepped down from his post today as the 85th Attorney General William “Bill” Barr assumed the post. A Republican, Whitaker served under President Donald J. Trump from 11-07-2018 until today.  Attorney General Bill Barr served under the same president from today until he stepped down on December 20, 2020.  Meanwhile, former Deputy Director Andy McCabe of the FBI confirms to CBS News that HE was the rat who ordered the probe into President Donald J. Trump for ‘obstruction of justice’ following the president’s dismissal of McCabe’s former boss, former
  59. 2020 Friday: After deliberating three days, a jury finds celebrity attorney and fraud Michael Avenatti guilty of three charges, including wire fraud and extortion for attempting to coerce Nike into paying him $25 million to keep silent about some scam he was attempting to bilk them on.  As you should recall, this POS was the attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels.  Meanwhile, the Justice Department decides to pass on indicting fired FBI Director Andrew McCabe and is also going to take another look at the charade around fired former NSC Director Gen. Michael Flynn.  Elsewhere, Egypt has the ignominy to report the first case of the Chinese Virus on the African continent.  The COVID-19 Bat Flu is spreading like wildfire.
  60. 2021 Sunday: First of all, following his one-week suspension without pay by White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki, misogynist and bully Deputy Press Secretary T.J. Ducklo offers his resignation.  Good riddance.  Speaking of the ‘Biden administration,’ progressives are demanding the ‘Biden Justice Department’ pursue now acquitted not once but twice Donald J. Trump.  We surmise the reason for this is (1) because they hate the former president; (2) angry as hell (all the time); (3) have no clue as to how to push their agenda (which very few want); and (4) are mostly crazy, loony, feeble, or plain stupid so they need someone upon whom to divert attention away from them and onto the target.   Folks, we make a bold prediction: this administration- one that ‘won’ via questionable circumstances- is going to crash and burn far sooner than even they believe and are going to become a laughingstock not just here in our country but around the world.  Speaking of Mr. Trump’s victory, his impeachment lawyers said, “We’re going to Disney World!”  Have a wonderful time!
  61. 2021 Sunday A: The Biden White House warns Vice President Kamala Harris’ niece- Meena Harris- to stop linking her personal brand to the sitting vice president.  This is wrong so they are prohibiting (other than for Hunter Biden and his uncles and aunts- they’re okay).   Speaking of Vice President Harris, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says based upon the precedent the reprobate Democrats set in the SECOND UNWARRANTED IMPEACHMENT OF THE 45th PRESIDENT, once the GOP retakes the House of Representatives and reclaims the Senate (hopefully without keeping “Mitch the Maggot” McConnell in a position of leadership- he has to go) because she has said and done things that qualify her for kangaroo court impeachment.  So, too, does enfeebled old Joe- send him packing.   Meanwhile, recent in polls in California show that not only is dimwit Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom and Los Angeles Mayor Eric “Keep Everything Locked Down” Garcetti, but also Senator Dianne Feinstein’s approval ratings have hit their lowest mark ever- down in the thirties.  Poor Di-Fi.  What do all three have in common?  They’re Democrats.
  62. 2021 Sunday B: In the glorious metropolis of New York City, after four stabbings in the subway of homeless people- two of whom died- forever-wasted Mayor Bill Di Blasio, Democrat, has sent 500 members of the NYPD into the underground tunnels to keep order.  Now, they NEED the cops.  Wow.  Speaking of NYC, we learn that mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, failed presidential primary candidate, has a campaign manager with close ties to jihadist/activist Linda Sarsour.  This should disqualify Mr. Yang as of YESTERDAY.  Speaking of Anti-Semites, since Joe Biden ‘won’ on November 6, 2020, he has had phone calls with 10 world leaders (or whoever’s in his earpiece has)- including the Chi-Coms (who own him), Russia, and others- BUT NOT with Israel.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached out early to Mr. Biden but so far, the ‘Biden administration’ has not responded.  This is NOT good.  Israel is our number one ally in the region but the Anti-Semites in the progressive wing of the Democrat Party HATE the world’s sole Jewish state. We expect the BDS movement will return on steroids.
  63. 2021 Sunday C: RNC Chairperson Ronna McDaniel chides the Democrats for wasting so much time chasing a white whale- the impeachment of Donald Trump a second time- instead of working on things the American people need and demand.   Speaking of the GOP, the Louisiana Grand Old Party censures Senator Bill Cassidy for voting to convict President Donald J. Trump.  His counterpart, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski recognizes the danger she’s in in the 2022 Mid-Terms because she, too, voted to convict and the state GOP and the voters are pissed off at her.  We think former Governor Sarah Palin should primary the closet Democrat in 2022.   In similar news, the North Carolina GOP immediately censured Senator Richard Burr for his vote to convict.  He is retiring because like his former Senate colleagues Jeff Flake, R-AZ, and Little Bob Corker, R-TN, he knows he cannot win.   Mark Walker is running to take his seat in the primary.   Finally, another disgruntled loser, Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska is quoted as saying, “Tribalism is a hell of a drug.”  You need to go, too.  Oh- one other thing- Peter Navarro says that ‘Mike Pence’s betrayal of President Trump on January 6 will be seen as the worst in history.’  We agree.
  64. 2021 Sunday D: The Minnesota Court of Appeals drops a motion to delay the start of former Minneapolis Police Department Officer Derek Chauvin.  Might as well get it over with, folks.  Meanwhile, in Connecticut, people remember slain Yale graduate student, shot to death by an unknown perp.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Supreme Court clears the way for the extradition of an American father and son to Japan for trial.  The pair helped former Nissan Motor Company Chairman Carlos Ghosn so he could evade trial on financial misconduct charges.  Michael and Peter Taylor- the father and son- hid Ghosn in a box on a private jet back in 2019 and got him into Lebanon, a country with no extradition treaty with Japan.  They’re in trouble.
  65. 2021 Sunday E: The Pentagon is looking to automate its warplanes and warships.  Cool.  Meanwhile, Tesla announces that its electric semitruck will have a 500 KWH battery pack that should enable the truck to travel long distances following heavy loads.  Question for Elon Musk: what about the Hyperloop?  Would not the Hyperloop from one end of the country to the other be the fastest way to transport human beings, animals, and cargo?  Come on, man!   In other news, Toni Breidinger becomes the first woman of Arabic descent to compete in the Indy 500.  Although she came in 18th place, it’s still a great debut and she hopes others will follow in her footsteps. 
  66. 2021 Sunday F: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 108,715,375 confirmed cases, +273,125, 2,397,312, confirmed deaths, +6,864, and 60,986,298 confirmed recoveries, +193,753.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,837,755 confirmed cases, up 12,678 from yesterday’s reporting, 488,674 confirmed deaths, UP 212, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly two weeks now.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile moron.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 158,969 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  67. 2021 Sunday 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: 3,479,029 confirmed cases, 46,865 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,460 confirmed cases, 426 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 331,033 confirmed cases, 4,739 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Michigan: currently, they have 628,956 confirmed cases, 16,119 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 724,380 confirmed cases, 5,388 confirmed deaths, and 655,519 confirmed recoveries.
  68. 2021 Sunday H: Speaking of the Wuhan Virus, the U.S. has deep concerns over the origins of COVID-19 in communist China, especially after the World Health Organization has tried to protect their bosses in Beijing.  National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan is concerned about the WHO claiming there’s ‘insufficient data to link the Chi-Com Virus to the Chi-Coms’ as well as the fact Beijing continues trying to tie the U.S. Army to the crimes THEY committed.  One thing the WHO did admit to is that the number of cases in Wuhan were 500-percent higher than the Chi-Coms reported.    
  69. 2021 Sunday I: In Oregon, four people who have received all vaccinations for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu have now tested positive for the virus.  Uh, okay?   Across the country, about 38 million people have received all injections of the vaccine.  Meanwhile, an aide of New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo cover up the numbers of deaths in the Empire State’s nursing homes is now going to work for the Biden administration and work on the same flipping thing.  These people should be in prison.  Together.  Oh- the Obamacare exchanges are going to reopen but without additional funding so the site can hire additional staff with which to peddle the greatest boondoggle in the history of the United States.  In other fascinating news about COVID-19, since Philadelphia locked down in March 2020, there have been 2,200 shootings and 500-plus homicides.  This year, they have already seen 60 people killed.  They blame this on the Chinese Virus, you know, the “Panda Pandemic.”
  70. 2021 Sunday J: In other interesting news from around the world, the people of Myanmar are dealing with a crime wave not seen since the last time the junta of generals took control of the government.  The junta has emptied many thugs from the prisons and have inserted them into the crowds of peaceful protesters demanding the release of their elected leaders and a restoration of their democratically-elected government.  The freedom-loving people say the infiltrators cause violence so things can get out of control  which then allows the military to crack down even harder.  We hate to say this, but it sounds sort of like what happened in the United States on January 6, 2021, when peaceful protesters walked to the Capitol and then mobs of Antifa and Black Lives Matter criminals stormed the Capitol, the one that NO one reinforced, even though weeks before, President Trump offered up to 10,000 National Guard troops.  Now we have walls around the Capitol and troops walking the streets.  Sounds rather like what’s going on in Yangon, Myanmar.
  71. 2022 Monday: Folks, stay tuned for whatever is to come next…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0741 a 12” x 9” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Toys R Them.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album released by Fairport Convention- “The Essential Collection: Who Knows Where the Time Goes?”- came out on January 31, 2017, and featured a delightful collection of tunes from this legendary British folk-rock group.  Of all British bands of this nature, Fairport Convention- and the Strawbs- have gone the distance and what a distance it has been.  It must be horribly tough for archivists to cull through hours and hours and hours of music to compile this three-disc set, seeking the perfect tidbit, the perfect nugget, the perfect audio keepsake for fans- novice and veteran alike- to cherish forever.  We hope you will visit your favorite site for the absolute best in rock and popular music and consider adding it to your collection.  We think you will be extremely glad that you did.  Seek it out now.

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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 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.

[iii] At some point, we will promote the music of the famed British rock band, Atomic Rooster.  You will not want to miss this one, that, we guarantee you.

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

42. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2022

64. 2021 Thursday A: Impeach #45 II continues in the U.S. Senate. It appears that Democrats prosecuting the FORMER president believe that if they continue hammering the same points over and over and over and over that somehow, it is going to drive an increasing number of inattentive GOP senators to vote to convict. Not so.

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42. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2022:

Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Melville Fuller; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge; U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach; U.S. Treasury Secretaries David M. Kennedy, John Connally, and Lloyd Bentsen; U.S. Secretary of War Charles Magill Conrad; U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin; Confederate States of America Vice President Alexander H. Stephens; the Band featuring Stan Szelest, the Dave Clark Five featuring Rick Huxley, and Whitney Houston:

  1. 660 B.C.: Today is the traditional date for the foundation of Japan by the Emperor Jimmu.
  2. 55 Thursday: Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome, which clears the way for Nero to become emperor.
  3. 731 Wednesday: The reign of the 89th Roman Catholic Pope St. Gregory II ended on this date. He first became pontiff of all Christianity on May 19, 715.
  4. 824 Sunday: St. Paschal I completed his reign as the 98th Roman Catholic Pope.
  5. 1531 Wednesday: His majesty’s government recognizes King Henry VIII as the supreme leader of the Anglican faith in England.
  6. 1535 Monday: In Lombardy, Duchy of Milan, future 229th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XIV is born. He would become the guide for Christians worldwide on December 05, 1590, and would serve as the Vicar of Christ until October 16, 1591.  
  7. 1573 Sunday: Sir Francis Drake, the first European to see the Pacific Ocean, does so on this date from the shoreline of Panama.
  8. 1752 Friday: The very first hospital in America—the Pennsylvania Hospital—opened for business on this date.
  9. 1766 Tuesday: The Virginia legislature declares the Stamp Act to be unconstitutional.
  10. 1790 Thursday: The Society of Friends petitions the U.S. Congress for an end to slavery.
  11. 1794 Tuesday: The first session of the Senate open to the public occurs on this date.
  12. 1808 Thursday: Judge Jesse Fell conducted an experiment on this date by burning anthracite coal to keep his house warm.  In so doing, he successfully demonstrated how one could burn clean coal and how one could utilize it as a cheap source of heating fuel. 
  13. 1809 Saturday: Robert Fulton patents his steamboat.
  14. 1811 Monday: President James Madison prohibits trade with Great Britain for the third time within the span of four years.
  15. 1812 Tuesday: Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry signed a re-districting law favoring his Democratic-Republican Party—giving rise to the term “gerrymandering.” Elsewhere, future vice president of the Confederate States of America—Alexander H. Stephens—is born in Crawford, Georgia, on this date.
  16. 1833 Monday: In Augusta, Maine, future 8thS. Supreme Court Chief Justice Melville Fuller is born. The overall 50th justice to sit on the nation’s court, President Grover Cleveland nominated him to fill the seat of Justice Morrison Waite.  He served from July 20, 1888, to July 04, 1910.
  17. 1858 Thursday: Near the city of Lourdes, a French girl named Bernadette Soubirous, claimed to have had a vision of the Virgin Mary.
  18. 1861 Monday: The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passes a bill guaranteeing non-interference with slavery in any state. Meanwhile, President-Elect Abraham Lincoln boards the train for the journey from Springfield, Illinois, to Washington, D.C.
  19. 1878 Monday: The first United States bicycle club, the Boston Bicycle Club, underwent formation on this date. Elsewhere, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the nation’s 22ndS. Secretary of War Charles Magill Conrad died at age 73.  A Whig, Conrad served under President Millard Fillmore October 25, 1852, to November 05, 1852.
  20. 1916 Friday: Emma Goldman, a feminist, lecturing on the use of birth control suffers arrest.
  21. 1921 Friday: In Mission, Texas, future 69thS. Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen is born. A future Democrat, he would serve under President Bill Clinton from January 20, 1993, to December 22, 1994.
  22. 1929 Monday: With the signing of the Lateran Treaty, Italy recognized the independence and sovereignty of Vatican City.
  23. 1936 Tuesday: Pumping began the process of creating San Francisco’s Treasure Island.
  24. 1937 Thursday: A six-week sit-down strike against General Motors ended with the company agreeing to recognize the United Automobile Workers Union.
  25. 1941 Tuesday: Lieutenant General Erwin Rommel, soon to be known as the “Desert Fox,” arrives in Tripoli, Libya, to head the Afrika Korps composed of both German and Italian troops with the goal of driving the British out of North Africa and capturing the Suez Canal.
  26. 1942 Wednesday: Future keyboardist with the Band[i]– Stan Szelest- is born in Buffalo, N.Y., on this date. He would play on the final two studio albums released by the reformed group.  Meanwhile, the Nazis launch Operation Cerberus, aka the Channel Dash, as a German Kriegsmarine squadron from Brest, France, through a British blockade to their home ports in the Baltic. 
  27. 1943 Thursday: U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes the chosen leader to head the allied armies fighting in Europe against the Axis. Meanwhile, the 83rdS. Supreme Court Associate Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge took his position on the high court on this date.  Nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to fill the seat of Associate Justice James F. Byrnes’ seat, the Democrat served from today until his death on September 10, 1949.
  28. 1944 Friday: German armored units fighting to relieve the Korsun/Cherkassy Pockets are close to 10 miles from their trapped comrades. Soviet forces are fighting to prevent any relief breaking through hoping to pull off another Stalingrad.
  29. 1945 Sunday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Dictator Josef Stalin signed the Yalta Agreement during World War II, which in effect ceded all Eastern Europe to the Soviet sphere of hegemony and influence.
  30. 1953 Wednesday: The Soviet Union breaks off diplomatic relations with Israel. Meanwhile, President Dwight D. Eisenhower does not grant clemency to Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
  31. 1958 Tuesday: With the commencement of her maiden flight, Ruth Carol Taylor became the first black flight attendant to do so.
  32. 1960 Thursday: In response to censors cutting out a joke from the “Tonight Show” the night before, host Jack Paar walked off while live on the air on this, the following night’s show.
  33. 1961 Saturday: The trial of Nazi Adolph Eichmann, the designer of the ‘Final Solution,’ gets underway in Jerusalem.
  34. 1962 Sunday: In Madison, Wisconsin, future Democrat Senator Tammy Baldwin is born. She would enter the world’s most deliberative body on 01-03-2013 representing her home state.
  35. 1963 Monday: The authorities found American author and poet Sylvia Plath dead in her London flat, a suicide; she was 30 years old.
  36. 1965 Thursday: The 65thS. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach assumed office on this date. A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from February 11, 1965, to October 02, 1966. (He also was Acting AG from September 04, 1964, to February 11, 1965).
  37. 1968 Sunday: The new 20,000 seat Madison Square Garden officially opened in New York, making it the fourth ‘Garden.’ The event opened with a “Salute to the USO” hosted by Bob Hope and Bing Crosby.  Later that evening, the New York Rangers played their final game at the third Garden, tying the Detroit Red Wings 3-3.
  38. 1971 Thursday: The 60thS. Treasury Secretary David M. Kennedy leaves office on this date. A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 22, 1969, until today.  His replacement, the 61st U.S. Treasury Secretary John Connally assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Nixon from today until June 12, 1972.
  39. 1972 Friday: In Madison Square Garden in the Big Apple, former heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson scores a 10-round unanimous decision over Oscar “Ringo” Bonavena to put his pro record to 54-7-1 while that of the Argentine boxer went to 47-8-1.
  40. 1975 Tuesday: When the Conservative Party of Great Britain elected Margaret Thatcher as its leader, she became the first woman to head a major party in that country. Elsewhere, in Orlando, Florida, heavyweight slugger Earnie Shavers scores a KO over opponent, Leon Shaw, at the 2:55 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round bout to put his pro record to 47-4-1.
  41. 1979 Sunday: Nine days following his return home after 15 years in exile, the followers of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini seized power in Iran, which lead to the mess we see in the world now.
  42. 1982 Thursday: ABC-TV’s presentation of “The Winds of War,” concluded. The 18-hour miniseries cost $40 million to produce and in so doing, became the most-watched television program in history at the time.
  43. 1984 Saturday: The 10th space shuttle mission returned to Earth safely.
  44. 1986 Tuesday: The Iranian military launches a major offensive against the Iraqis during the Iran-Iraq War, Fajr-8. Meanwhile, Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky was released by the Soviet Union after nine years of captivity as part of an East-West prisoner exchange.
  45. 1988 Thursday: President George H.W. Bush appoints Judge Anthony M. Kennedy to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  46. 1989 Saturday: Reverend Barbara C. Harris became the first woman to undergo consecration as a bishop in the Episcopal Church.
  47. 1990 Sunday: After 27 years in captivity, the government of South Africa freed anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela from prison. Elsewhere, in Tokyo, Japan, James “Buster” Douglas scored a KO over Mike Tyson at the 1:22 minute mark in the 10th round to win the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight championships of the world.  With the loss, Tyson’s record went to 37-1 while that of Douglas went to 30-4-1.
  48. 1993 Thursday: Janet Reno wins appointment to the position of attorney general by President Bill Clinton, which made her the first woman to hold this cabinet post.
  49. 2002 Monday: The six stars on NBC’s “Friends” signed a deal for $24 million each for the ninth and final season of the series.
  50. 2006 Saturday : Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shoots a friend in the face in a hunting accident.
  51. 2008 Monday: The U.S. government files charges against six al-Qaida thugs involved in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001- including Khalid Sheikh Mohammed- seeking the death penalty for ‘war crimes’ and murder. (Interesting note: in 2021, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is still awaiting trial.  WTF?)
  52. 2010 Thursday: A report says that improved corporate profits is not leading to expected job growth. No, the jobs are being created OUTSIDE the U.S.  It does not require a genius to figure this one out folks.  Another report says that of the 8.4 million lost jobs since 2007, one-quarter to one-third will be permanent.
  53. 2011 Friday: Through its embassies worldwide, North Korea calls for food aid to keep its population from starving to death. Meanwhile, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak cedes power to the head of the Higher Military Council of the Egyptian Armed Forces, General Mohammad Hussein Tantawi.
  54. 2012 Saturday: Drugged-out singer Whitney Houston[ii] dies suddenly at the Beverly Hills Hilton in California at age 48.
  55. 2013 Monday: Citing frail health, Pope Benedict XVI announces his retirement effective February 28, 2013, the first pope to do so since Pope Gregory XII in 1415.  Elsewhere, in Old Harlow, Essex, UK, the longtime bassist with the British invasion band the Dave Clark Five[iii]– Rick Huxley- died from emphysema at age 72.   Meanwhile, following a North Korean nuclear bomb test, the U.N. Security Council agrees to meet to discuss this provocation.
  56. 2014 Tuesday: After restricting its ties with Cuba since 1996, the European Union agrees to launch negotiations; the talks aim to increase the dialogue on human rights and increase trade and investment between Cuba and the European Union. Elsewhere, for the first time in 65 years, Beijing, and Taiwan hold ‘talks.’
  57. 2015 Wednesday: Tiger Woods announces that he will be taking a hiatus from golf to recover from a recent injury and work on improving his game back to peak levels; Woods did not specify an expected return date to the game. Elsewhere, due to out-of-control violence in Yemen where Iran is backing Houthi rebels in their attempt to subvert that country, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France call their diplomats, staff home, and shutter their embassies.
  58. 2016 Thursday: In Monterey, Mexico, a prison riot breaks out between inmates of two drug cartels which leaves at least 52 dead and countless more injured. Meanwhile, six Democratic candidates seeking the nomination of their party appear on the party’s sixth debate stage.  This would be Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O’Malley.  Protesters demanding a $15-hour minimum wage cause problems outside the site.
  59. 2017 Saturday: ISIS strikes at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey, when a terrorist 39 people. He is captured by police and taken into custody.
  60. 2018 Sunday: A Russian airliner crashes southwest of Moscow, killing all 71 on board. Many suspect terrorism.  The body count is rising in the region as Russians, Syrians, Iranians, Turks, and Israelis are battling jihadists and one another in the area.  It is what it is, folks, as long as the Iranians, Russians, and Turks are meddling in Syria, there will never be peace.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., New York City prosecutors are out on strike protesting federal ICE agents picking up criminal illegal aliens at the Bronx Courthouse. 
  61. 2019 Monday: Two Indian states see 100 people die and numerous more injured from the consumption of poisonous bootleg liquor. Elsewhere, in an effort to maintain continuity of trade between the United Kingdom and Switzerland following a successful “Brexit,” the countries sign an updated agreement so that friendly trade relations will continue. 
  62. 2020 Tuesday: The New Hampshire primary occurs on this date, and it appears that the battle is between Princess Pete and Commie Bernie with the Schnoz, Amy Klobuchar hanging in third place although no one knows for sure at this time.  Joe Biden, however, has already bolted for South Carolina, demonstrating he knows he is going to lose here, too.  Meanwhile, an audio tape of Mike Bloomberg speaking from six years ago about busting minorities and sending them to jail for pot possession hits the scene.  My, my, my! Update: with 78% of the vote in, Fox News Channel calls it thus: Sen. Bernie Sanders: 25.7%; Pete Buttigieg: 24.4%; Amy Klobuchar: 19.9%; Elizabeth Warren: 9.4%; Joe Biden: 8.4%; Tom Steyer: 3.6%; Tulsi Gabbard: 3.2%; Andrew Yang: 2.9%; Michael Bennett and Deval Patrick: 0. Andrew Yang was the first to toss in the towel within moments followed by Michael Bennett within the first 30 minutes;  Tom Steyer tossed in the towel then pulled it back, why?  No one knows…Elsewhere, the death toll from the Chinese Virus in communist China has hit 1,000 fatalities what with 103 in a single day in Hubei Province.  A year later, this will be NOTHING…
  63. 2021 Thursday: DAY 23 OF THE BIDEN REGIME. Volkswagen is going to team up with Microsoft to create the necessary software with which to create self-driving cars.   Speaking of automobile issues, Texas authorities are cleaning up a massive pileup of cars and trucks on an icy stretch of the highway.  The pileup occurred near Fort Worth, Texas.  Elsewhere, Best Buy announces it’s going to lay off an undisclosed number of its employees in brick-and-mortar stores due to the Chi-Com Virus having driven business more online than in person.  Meanwhile, 793,000 Americans file for initial jobless benefits, down 19,000 from the week before.  Still not good, however.  Finally, thanks to the people behind Joe Biden, gas prices have gone up 18-percent as the War on Domestic Energy Production gets underway.  Thank you, “Chi-Com Joe.”
  64. 2021 Thursday A: Impeach #45 II continues in the U.S. Senate. It appears that Democrats prosecuting the FORMER president believe that if they continue hammering the same points over and over and over and over that somehow, it is going to drive an increasing number of inattentive GOP senators to vote to convict.  Not so.  Chef Lilah said in her Twitter feed today that Congressman Jamie Raskin’s own daddy avoided doing a stretch in federal prison over his collusion with Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers back in the 1970s.  She guesses what was good for daddy is not good for President Donald J. Trump.  Meanwhile, Trump adviser Jason Miller shares his confidence that Trump’s attorneys can dismantle the Democrats’ BS arguments with ease.   In the same vein, Senator Lindsey Graham says he believes more GOP senators are going to vote to acquit after hearing the sobbing testimony of Democrat prosecutors such as mob boss David Cicilline, the blubbering Jamie Raskin, and that POS of fecal matter, Teddy Lieu.  Add to that the Chi-Com spy Eric Swalwell and one can see the rogue’s gallery of dimwits on display.  Doesn’t say much about the people who elect these bedbugs to office now does it.
  65. 2021 Thursday B: In Portland, Oregon, local cops say they were successful in driving away the left-wing Antifa and BLM mobs from burning down their very own police union headquarters. Elsewhere, Fox News Channel files suit to dismiss the bogus lawsuit launched against the network by the election-stealing software company (allegedly) Smartmatic.  We expect it to be successful and that Smartmatic will lose.  Meanwhile, Telegram becomes the most popular downloaded social media app.  Next, a $4.5 million lawsuit has just dropped on the head of Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.  Owners of the Town Talk Diner and Gastro Pub in Minneapolis filed suit after mobs attacked their business night after night and burned it down during the summertime riots in which, Black Lives Matter and Antifa thugs targeted their business and NO Minneapolis Police Department officers ever showed up to protect it.  We expect loads more lawsuits are going to drop atop these left-wing mayors and governors.  Finally, the New York Stock Exchange announces that if Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s tax plan goes into effect, they will be leaving the Empire State.  Good for you!
  66. 2021 Thursday C: It appears that Cancel Culture is trying to erase Western Tradition so that it can supplant it with Marxism. We won’t allow that to happen.  Elsewhere, a recent study into the reporting of statistics related the Chinese Virus are entirely wrong.  The study suggests that the fatality numbers connected to the Beijing Bug include BOTH those who died FROM the virus and those who died WITH the virus.  If statistics were honest, the numbers would fall from the nearly 2,400,000 deaths to a true figure of 35,000 deaths.  However, since the virus serves left-wing political purposes, the numbers are inflated and remain inflated.    Meanwhile, federal health authorities are warning medical workers to be on the lookout for ersatz N-95 masks.  Finally, Tokyo Olympics boss Yoshiro Mori finds himself forced to resign over a comment he made in which, he said, ‘women talk too much.’  Gee, no one can exercise an opinion anymore.  Wah, wah, wah!
  67. 2021 Thursday D: Tom Fitton shares information numerous Chi-Com-loving professors in the United States are receiving funding for various research projects and then transferring both the research and American tax dollars back to the communists in Beijing. Under the Trump administration, many of these Chi-Com sleepers were rooted and booted whereas now, under the ‘Joe Biden administration,’ Chi-Coms ain’t going nowhere.  Speaking of this, a mumbling Joe Biden now admits that yes indeed, the Chinese ARE going to eat our lunches.’  Add to that the fact that since the teachers unions have bullied Chi-Com Joe, the Biden administration is now going to rely on whatever the CDC says about whether schools can reopen or not.  NOT GOOD, Joe, people are becoming angrier by the moment.  Elsewhere, illegal alien border crossings into the U.S. are more than double one year ago.  We keep saying, “Lay in minefields!” 
  68. 2021 Thursday H: Here are today’s stats for the Wuhan Flu, planet first: 107,458,667 confirmed cases, +291,882, 2,357,475, confirmed deaths, +9,054, and 60,136,468 confirmed recoveries, +228,082. Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,539,217 confirmed cases, up 53,415 from yesterday’s reporting, 473,223 confirmed deaths, DOWN 811 from yesterday’s reporting, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as last week’s.  NOTE- in the White House 22 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 143,828 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?
  69. 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: 3,449,934 confirmed cases, 45,456 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,584 confirmed cases, 423 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: 328,264 confirmed cases, 4,675 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- Tennessee: currently, they have 752,033 confirmed cases, 10,812 confirmed deaths, and 716,136 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 709,729 confirmed cases, 5,257 confirmed deaths, and 635,960 confirmed recoveries.    For the heck of it, let’s look at another country- Italy: currently, they have 2,668,266 confirmed cases of the dreaded Chi-Vi, 92,338 confirmed deaths, and 2,165,817 confirmed recoveries.   The AP reports that Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo sent at least 9,000 COVID-19-infected patients into New York nursing homes.  For this lowlife scumbag to do this, he did it for ONE THING and ONE THING ONLY: to eliminate the aged, the infirm, the chronically ill, and the mentally challenged.  Governor Cuomo must be put on trial for mass murder.  Either that or he’s too stupid to be governor, perhaps his lower IQ brother Chris could do the job?
  70. 2021 Thursday J: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,430.70, DOWN 7.10 points (-0.023%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,025.77, UP 53.24 points (+0.38%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,916.38, UP 6.50 points (+0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,826.70 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $27.05 per troy ounce, -0.00 (-0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,243.00 per troy oz, -4.00 (-0.32%) while the price of COPPER is $3.78 per pound, +0.01 (+0.23%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,353.50 per troy oz, +0.00 (+0.00%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $57.95 per barrel, -0.29 (-0.50%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.95.  Next, $1.00 U.S. = 0.000021 Bitcoin (BTC).  One buck U.S. = 1,400.00 Myanmar Kyat.
  71. 2021 Thursday K: After the Biden administration suggested something that extremely sounds Stalinist, namely prohibiting travel to Florida because Governor Ron DeSantis, Republican, won’t kotow to the new oppressive administration. Governor DeSantis says it’s a load of crap seeing as how the Biden administration could give a hoot about hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens flooding the country whom NO one is monitoring for the Chinese Virus. Florida has remained open from the earliest days of the Wuhan Flu and its cases are not as bad as say, California and New York.  Still, Bill Gates and Dr. Tony “Three Masks and Googles” Fauci are conspiring to find ways to topple DeSantis at best or to force him in line at worst.   Look for other Stalinist measures to follow suit.  Meanwhile, Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene introduces a bill with which to prohibit federal funds being used for gun control measures. 
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41. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2022:

U.S. Attorneys General Richard Rush and Reverdy Johnson; U.S. Interior Secretary Orville H. Browning; U.S. Transportation Secretary Andrew L. Lewis Jr.; U.S. Secretary of War Lindley Miller Garrison; Elton John band featuring Nigel Olsson, the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Chris Ethridge, Mothers of Invention, and Metallica featuring Cliff Burton:

  1. 60 Tuesday: Biblical scholars believe that the ship upon which, St. Paul was traveling broke apart and washed up in Malta on this date.
  2. 1098 Thursday: The Crusaders defeated Prince Redwan of Aleppo at Antioch, Syria.
  3. 1676 Monday: The Wampanoag Indians under King Philip kill all men in Lancaster, Massachusetts.
  4. 1763 Thursday: Britain, Spain, and France signed the Treaty of Paris, ending the Seven Years’ War (also known as the French and Indian War in North America).
  5. 1806 Monday: In Cynthiana, Kentucky, future 9th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Orville H. Browning is born.  A future Whig, then a Republican, and finally a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Johnson from September 01, 1866, to March 04, 1869.
  6. 1814 Thursday: The 8th U.S. Attorney General Richard Rush assumed office on this date.  A Federalist, then National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he served under Presidents James Madison and James Monroe from today’s date until November 12, 1817.
  7. 1824 Tuesday: The Congress of Peru appointed Simon Bolivar dictator of Peru.
  8. 1829 Tuesday: The 252nd Roman Catholic Pope- Leo XII- ended his reign on this date.  He first became the shepherd of all Christendom on September 28, 1823.
  9. 1840 Monday: Britain’s Queen Victoria married Prince Albert of Saxe-Colburg and Gotha.
  10. 1841 Wednesday: Under an Act of Union, passed by the British Parliament on this date, it proclaimed that both Upper and Lower Canada to be a unified entity.
  11. 1846 Tuesday: Beginning their ‘exodus,’ members of the Church of Latter-day Saints commence heading west from Illinois.
  12. 1855 Friday: The United States Congress amends U.S. Citizenship laws to include ALL children born abroad to AMERICAN parents.  This means that children born to illegal aliens are NOT citizens of the country and must be deported with their illegal alien parents.  Why does the United States not enforce this law today?
  13. 1863 Tuesday: Showman P.T. Barnum staged the wedding of General Tom Thumb and Mercy Lavinia Warren—both little people—in New York City.  Elsewhere, Alanson Crane received a patent for the fire extinguisher.
  14. 1870 Thursday: The YWCA underwent founding in New York City.  Elsewhere, the city of Anaheim, California, underwent incorporation for the first time.
  15. 1876 Thursday: In Annapolis, Maryland, the 21st U.S. Attorney General Reverdy Johnson died.  A Whig and then a Democrat, he served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from 03-08-1849 to 07-21-1850.
  16. 1879 Monday: Henry Morton Stanley departs England for the Congo.  Elsewhere, its creators used the electric arc light for the first time.  
  17. 1890 Monday: After the Sioux Indian nation ‘cedes’ 11 million acres of land to the U.S. government, it opens for settlement by settlers.
  18. 1897 Wednesday: The New York Times begins using the slogan, “All the news that’s fit to print.”
  19. 1899 Friday: After President McKinley signs the treaty ending the war with Spain, the United States acquired both Guam and Puerto Rico.
  20. 1904 Wednesday: Russia and Japan officially declare war on one another after a Japanese sneak attack on the Russian fleet at Port Arthur severely damages seven of their capital ships.
  21. 1906 Saturday: The British government proclaims a state of siege in the Zululand in South Africa due to the uprising of the Zulu Tribe against their colonial overlords.  Meanwhile, the British launch the largest modern battleship to date, the HMS Dreadnought.
  22. 1908 Monday: Tommy Burns knocks out Jack Palmer in four rounds to claim the heavyweight boxing title of the world.
  23. 1916 Thursday: The 46th U.S. Secretary of War Lindley Miller Garrison left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 05, 1913, until today.
  24. 1920 Tuesday: Major League Baseball representatives outlawed pitches that involve tampering with the ball.
  25. 1925 Tuesday: At Michigan City, Indiana, construction workers put into service the first waterless gas storage tank. 
  26. 1933 Friday: The Postal Telegram Company in New York introduced the first singing telegram.  Meanwhile, German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler declares an “end to Marxism” in the nation.
  27. 1935 Sunday: The Pennsylvania Railroad began passenger service with its electric locomotive.  The engine was 79.5-feet long and weighed 230 tons.
  28. 1936 Monday: Nazi Germany’s Reichstag passed a law investing the Gestapo secret police with absolute authority, exempt from any legal review.
  29. 1939 Friday: The reign of the 259th Roman Catholic Pope Pius XI ended on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on February 06, 1922.
  30. 1942 Tuesday: The former French liner Normandie capsized in New York Harbor a day after it caught fire while being refitted for the U.S. Navy.  RCA Victor presented Glenn Miller and his Orchestra with a “gold record” for their recording of “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” which had sold more than 1 million copies.
  31. 1943 Wednesday: During World War II, the British 8th Army sweeps through North Africa all the way to Tunisia, pursuing the remaining Axis troops before them.  On the Eastern Front, the Waffen SS 13th Division begins to form recruiting Bosnian Muslim soldiers to hunt and kill communist partisans in Yugoslavia.  According to historians, this division was the first SS formation to recruit outside German and Scandinavian men.
  32. 1944 Thursday: Exasperated by the malaise of the fighting in the Anzio beach head in Italy, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill urges General Alexander to show more aggression.  The Allies have been unable to break out of their pocket due to stiff German resistance.
  33. 1947 Monday: The treaties ending World War II are signed on this date.   Meanwhile, future famed bassist who worked for numerous bands as well as helped found the Flying Burrito Brothers[i]—Chris Ethridge—is born on this date in Meridian, Mississippi.
  34. 1949 Thursday: Arthur Miller’s play “Death of a Salesman” opened at Broadway’s Morosco Theater with Lee J. Cobb as Willy Loman.  Elsewhere, in Wallasey, Cheshire, England, Nigel Olsson, future drummer with the Spencer Davis Group[ii] in 1969 and then with Elton John[iii] to the present was born on this date.
  35. 1961 Friday: The American Football League’s Los Angeles Chargers move to San Diego.
  36. 1962 Saturday: The Soviet Union exchanged captured American U-2 pilot, Francis Gary Powers for Rudolf Abel, a Soviet spy held by the United States.  Republican George W. Romney announced his ultimately successful candidacy for governor of Michigan.  Finally, in Castro Valley, California, future bassist with the heavy-duty rock band, Metallica- Cliff Burton- is born. 
  37. 1962 Saturday A: At Madison Square Garden in New York City, at the 0.26- minute mark of Round 4 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) scores a TKO of opponent Sonny Banks to put his pro record to 11-0.  Banks’ record goes to 10-3.
  38. 1967 Friday: The 25th Amendment to the Constitution, dealing with presidential disability and succession, underwent ratification as Minnesota and Nevada adopted it.  The amendment required the appointment of a vice president when that office became vacant and instituted new measures in the event of presidential disability.
  39. 1968 Saturday: U.S. figure skater Peggy Fleming won America’s only gold medal of the Winter Games in Grenoble, France.  Gabriele Seyfert of East Germany earned the silver medal and Hana Maskova of Czechoslovakia won the bronze.
  40. 1971 Wednesday: The Royal Albert Hall in London cancels a concert by Frank Zappa and the Mothers.  Apparently, the Brits were not ready for the crazed Southern California rockers. 
  41. 1974 Sunday: Silver hits a record $4.71 an ounce in London.
  42. 1975 Monday: The U.S. Post Office issued a commemorative stamp featuring NASA’s Pioneer 10 spacecraft.
  43. 1981 Tuesday: When a busboy set a fire at the Las Vegas Hilton hotel, the fire spread and eight people died in the conflagration.
  44. 1989 Friday: Ron Brown became the first African American to head a major U.S. political party when Democrats elected him chairman of the Democratic National Committee, aka the DNC.
  45. 1990 Saturday: South African President F.W. de Klerk announced that black activist Nelson Mandela would be released the next day after 27 years in captivity. 
  46. 1991 Sunday: Lithuania votes for independence from the USSR on this date.
  47. 1992 Monday: Boxer Mike Tyson was convicted in Indianapolis of raping Desiree Washington, a Miss Black America contestant.  He served three years in prison.  Meanwhile, author Alex Haley died in Seattle at age 70.
  48. 1997 Monday: The O.J. Simpson jury reaches a decision on the $25 million in punitive damaged in the civil trial over the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Simpson Brown, and her friend Ron Goldman.   Elsewhere, the U.S. Army suspended its top-ranking enlisted soldier, Army Sgt. Major Gene McKinney following allegations of sexual misconduct.  A court convicted him obstruction of justice and acquitted him of 18 other counts alleging sexual harassment of six military women.
  49. 1998 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate confirmed Dr. David Satcher as the surgeon general of the United States on this date.  Elsewhere, a college dropout became the first person convicted of hate crimes in cyberspace after he emailed threats to Asian students.  
  50. 2003 Monday: A Chinese court convicted U.S.-based dissident Wang Bingzhang on spying and terrorism charges and sentenced him to life in prison.  President Richard Nixon’s press secretary, Ron Ziegler, died in Coronado, California, at age 63.
  51. 2004 Tuesday: The White House, trying to end doubts about President George W. Bush’s Vietnam-era military service, released documents it said proved he had met his requirements in the Texas Air National Guard.  Democrat John F. Kerry won the Virginia and Tennessee Democratic primaries.
  52. 2005 Thursday: North Korea announces it has nuclear weapons.  The hermit kingdom also rejected attempts to restart disarmament talks soon claiming that it needed the weapons as protection against an increasingly hostile United States.  Elsewhere, in Roxbury, Connecticut, playwright Arthur Miller died on the 56th anniversary of the Broadway opening of “Death of a Salesman.”  He was 89.
  53. 2007 Saturday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the “Atlantic City Express”- heavyweight boxer Bruce Seldon scores a TKO over his opponent, Marcus Rhode, at the 1:05 minute mark of Round 1 of a scheduled 6-round bout to put his pro record to 36-6.
  54. 2008 Sunday: In the 2008 race for the White House, Illinois Senator Barack Hussein Obama wins the caucus in Maine.  Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle calls it quits so Maggie Williams takes her place.
  55. 2009 Tuesday: When Russian and American satellites collide over Siberia, a great amount of space debris occurs; this was the first time an event of this nature occurred.   Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate approved President Barack Obama’s giant stimulus measure.   Elsewhere in the world, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni’s centrist Kadima Party narrowly won the most seats in Israel’s 120-member parliament.  However, it was Benjamin Netanyahu who ended up forming the new Israeli government.
  56. 2010 Wednesday: As protests get out of hand in Iran, Tehran cracks down on opposition protests and moves to curb Internet usage and social media.  The president of Iran- Ahmad Ahmadinejad, declares with ‘nuclear enrichment, Iran is now a nuclear state.’   In neighboring Iraq, Baghdad calls for the expulsion of Blackwater private security contractors.
  57. 2011 Thursday: When the United States denied Cuba’s request for a fiber-optic cable to help speed up the island nation’s Internet, Venezuela stepped in, and the cable arrived on this date from the South American socialist country.
  58. 2012 Friday: Called an outrage by critics, a children’s story by famed author, James Joyce, “The Cats of Copenhagen,” undergoes publication in Dublin, Ireland.
  59. 2013 Sunday: President Obama unveils a plan by which, the U.S. will reduce its nuclear arms arsenal.  Elsewhere, fighting rages in Damascus, Syria, with the government fighting off jihadist forces.  At least 5,000 people are fleeing per day to escape the brutal fighting.
  60. 2014 Monday: For the first time in U.S. history, millionaires make up most of Congress in 2012.  The Center for Responsive Politics study that reveals of the 534 members, 268 of them had incomes of $1 million or more.  Meanwhile, after putting out an invitation for an American envoy to discuss the ‘release’ of U.S. citizen Kenneth Bae, Pyongyang pulls it back.
  61. 2015 Tuesday: U.S. President Barack Obama[iv] seeks Congressional approval for additional force in the fight against ISIS.  The fight launched by Obama commenced without Congressional authority leading many critics to claim that Obama is exceeding the limits of his authority.   In addition to this, the Obama administration announces the creation of the NEW Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center that will seek out and thwart attacks on our cyber infrastructure.[v] 
  62. 2016 Wednesday: Blaming an El Nino-caused drought, the Venezuelan government orders 100 malls to close early so as to conserve electricity.  The reason the nation has no electricity is because of the sham of socialism.  Meanwhile, Boko Haram continues running amok in West Africa.  In Nigeria, two female suicide bombers attack a refugee camp killing at least 58 people while in Cameroon, bombers there kill at least six people and wound another 30.  All in the name of the ‘religion of peace’ as President George W. Bush once called it- Islam.  Elsewhere, after one of its citizens returns home from Venezuela, communist China reports its first case of the Zika virus.   
  63. 2016 Wednesday A: In the U.S. presidential primary race on the GOP side, former New Jersey Governor Chris “Lard Lad” Christie suspends his campaign.  Meanwhile, in Prescott, Arizona, former 7th U.S. Transportation Secretary Andrew L. Lewis Jr. dies at age 84.  A Republican, Secretary Lewis served under President Ronald Reagan from January 23, 1981, to February 01, 1983.
  64. 2017 Friday:  Following the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals suspension of another Trump travel ban on visitors from several predominantly Muslim countries, President Trump tells a gaggle of reporters that he won’t immediately appeal the decision at the U.S. Supreme Court.  Meanwhile, in another 52-47 confirmation vote in the U.S. Senate, Tom Price becomes the nation’s next secretary of Health and Human Services. 
  65. 2018 Saturday: The Israeli military shoots down an unmanned aerial vehicle that crossed into the country’s airspace.  Upon further inspection, it’s clear the UAV was manufactured in Iran, so the Israeli Air Force goes into action.  Crossing the border into Syria, Israeli warplanes attack Syrian and Iranian targets at the Tiyas Syrian air base in Homs Governate lighting them up with glee.  Of course, Damascus and Tehran express outrage and anger.  It is what it is.
  66. 2019 Sunday: The Catholic Church breathes a sigh of relief as an investigation into the U.S. Southern Baptist Church implicates 400 members with more than 700 victims.  Meanwhile, a study conducted around the world claims that insect populations worldwide are collapsing which could lead to a ‘catastrophic collapse of the world’s ecosystems,’ what with a 40% decline and a 30% on the endangered list.  Finally, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, Democrat, announces her presidential run.
  67. 2020 Monday: The great leader, Xi Jinping, slaps on a face mask and visits a hospital in Beijing visiting sick people.  He demands ‘more decisive measures’ to combat the virus he claims came out of the Wuhan wet market when in fact, it really came out of the Wuhan Institute of Virology.  At the time of this writing, we are unclear as to whether the growing pandemic was created with purpose in the lab or is yet another freak of nature disease to emanate in communist China and then infects the rest of the world.   Meanwhile, Beijing’s sock puppet, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus- the head of the World Health Organization- says that ‘foreign cases of COVID-19 could be the tip of the iceberg.’  What did YOU know and WHEN did YOU know it?
  68. 2021 Wednesday:  First, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, blasts the World Health Organization for doing what everyone expected it would do, namely, cover up for their masters in the Chinese Communist Party.  Dr. Tedros is a bought-and-paid-for, Third World ‘medical’ hack.  Speaking of which, a recent poll says that ‘one-third of Americans are skeptical of the Wuhan Virus vaccine.’  We sure the hell are.  Meanwhile, the FDA grants Eli Lilly the go ahead to begin using its combo Chi-Vi vaccine/antibody treatment in the war against the Chi-Com Virus running amok in the world.  Speaking of Chi-Coms, Connecticut police are investigating the shooting death of graduate student 26-year-old Kevin Jiang whose lifeless bullet-ridden corpse was discovered over the weekend.  
  69. 2021 Wednesday A: Elsewhere, Joe Biden’s plan to re-engage in the United Nations ‘Human Rights’ Commission is seen as little more than a hollow gesture by the fading-fast 46th president.  Meanwhile, Alabama has a bill pending that would prohibit hormone drug treatments for tranny kids.  We always say, send these kids to qualified psychiatrists so they can get their heads on straight instead of falling prey to liberal insanity.  Finally, the CDC endorses ‘double-masking’ (these people are obviously invested in companies manufacturing PPE); however, we recall when Dr. Tony Fauci said, ‘masks don’t work’ just as we recall him suggesting ‘everyone might have to wear goggles,’ just as we remember him telling an inquisitive reporter that it’s fine to meet people on Grindr and Tinder for casual sex hook-ups.  WTF, Dr. Fauci?
  70. 2021 Wednesday B: Stephen King is putting up $6.5 million to help young authors get published.  Next, former Colorado Republican Senator Cory Gardner is going to head a new GOP Super PAC with which to help the party win back the House and Senate in 2022 and beyond.   Meanwhile, Congressman Ed Buck calls out the Democrats for resisting a proposal with which ALL members of Congress would recite the Pledge of Allegiance before every panel meeting.  Of course, the Democrats won’t allow this being the Anti-American scumbags that they are.  Speaking of anti-Americanism, Joe Biden’s immigration policies (or lack of) are causing mayhem along the southern border as tens of thousands of illegal aliens try to storm into the country.  We encourage the disconnected president to begin laying in minefields to stop the invasion in its tracks.   Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate sets February 22-23 as the date for hearings for Joe Biden’s attorney general nominee, Merrick Garland.
  71. 2021 Wednesday C: NASA awards SpaceX a $332 million contract to build the infrastructure for a return to the lunar surface.  In other news, Fox News bozo Chris Wallace says, ‘the impeachment managers are really laying out a compelling case in the trial of former President Donald J. Trump.’  And you wonder why people NO longer watch Fox News.  Speaking of the ‘impeachment trial,’ the Dems are once again harnessing a major team of losers to prosecute the case against Donald Trump which is why we are supporting the National Republican Congressional Committee’s bid to beat 47 Democrats so as to reclaim the House in 2022.  Everyone knows Jaime Raskin is a moron as is Teddy Lieu, David Cicilline, and Joaquin Castro, among others.  Castro was babbling on about Trump’s claims of a ‘stolen election’ noting no Democrat would ever do that when we know defeated Anthony Brindisi in New York 22 was crying about Dominion Voting Systems fraud in his loss to Claudia Tenney.  Wah, wah, wah!
  72. 2021 Wednesday D: The CEO of Microsoft says that BIG TECH requires clearer laws as to what can and cannot be said online meaning ‘WHAT CAN WE CENSOR WITHOUT REPERCUSSIONS?’  Elsewhere, lowlife rocker Bruce Springsteen faces drunken driving charges in the Garden State.  Poor Bruce.  Elsewhere, right on time, a Georgia county launches a probe into President Donald J. Trump’s attempted election theft in the Peach State.  Wow.  Meanwhile, a judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell’s attorneys bid to keep an excerpt from a 2016 deposition sealed.   Next, officials in San Francisco and around the Bay Area are trying to figure out where a massive oil spill in the Bay originated.   Finally, people are shocked that Republican Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana voted with the Democrats and five other RINOs to move the impeachment trial against President Trump forward yesterday.  He’s a goner.  And Democrats should remember this: what goes around can come around and we expect to see Barack Hussein Obama impeached and his wife prevented from ever seeking office…
  73. 2021 Wednesday E: After Mark Cuban- owner of the NBA franchise the Dallas Mavericks- said that he would NO longer play the National Anthem prior to games in the country that made this scurrilous c**ksucker wealthy, the NBA said, “Yes you will.”  All teams will play the anthem before every game which is longstanding league policy.  Meanwhile, we learn that another leftwing POS- this one Kamala Harris- joked about killing both President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.  Newt Gingrich says the Democrats are making the case for Donald Trump in this exceedingly boring second impeachment which is good because people are growing angrier with these scumbag Democrats by the day. 
  74. 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: 107,166,785 confirmed cases, +523,266, 2,348,421, confirmed deaths, +17,582, and 59,908,386 confirmed recoveries, +358,991.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,485,502 confirmed cases, up 103,724 from yesterday’s reporting, 474,034 confirmed deaths, UP 3,374, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as the last two week’s number- WTF.  NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 144,639 CHI-VI DEATHS.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?  In Beijing?  YOU are NOT our president, sir.
  75. 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: 3,441,427 confirmed cases, 44,995 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,531 confirmed cases, 418 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 327,397 confirmed cases, 4,635 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Arizona: currently, they have 789,245 confirmed cases, 14,462 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 703,719 confirmed cases, 5,216 confirmed deaths, and 628,004 confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other country, shall we?  Spain: 3,023,601 confirmed cases, 63,704 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.    
  76. 2021 Wednesday H:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,437.80, UP 61.97 points (+0.20%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,972.53, DOWN 35.16 points (-0.25%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,909.88, DOWN 1.35 points (-0.35%).  The price of GOLD is $1,842.80 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%) while the price of SILVER is $27.07 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.07%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,247.80 per troy oz, +0.90 (+0.07%) while the price of COPPER is $3.77 per pound, -0.01 (-0.19%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,366.50 per troy oz, -4.00 (-0.17%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $58.32 per barrel, -0.36 (-0.61%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.04.  Next, one American dollar equals 0.000022 Bitcoin.
  77. 2021 Wednesday I: Rush Limbaugh’s staffers encourage his hundreds of millions of fans across the world to pray for a remission of his cancer and for a swift recovery.  All of us are praying for your health, Rush.  God be with you.  Next, Donald Trump Jr. tells Newsmax TV that the ‘Dems are trying to scare ‘outsiders’ away from Washington, D.C., and politics.’  Moving on, Roger Stone told Newsmax that CNN’s latest report is ‘Russian Witch Hunt 2.0.’  Elsewhere, Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, GOP, stands by his statement that the Capitol Hill Riots- in which Antifa and Black Lives Matter led the way with Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s blessings- allegedly- were a hoax to blame Trump supporters.  We know what he’s saying- it was pre-planned and pre-engineered so as to coincide with the President’s speech on January 6 from the White House.  Evidence continues pointing in this direction which is WHY the Dems screech louder that what Republicans say are ALL LIES!  When the truth comes out, we know exactly where it’s going to lead…
  78. 2021 Wednesday J: As the Democrats got the impeachment three-ring circus underway, most Republican senators were once again, indifferent and/or immune to all the blubbering, crying, sniveling, snot-dripping BS the Dems spent all day making tens of millions of Americans sick.  It is an embarrassing freak show what with Rhode Island Congressman David Cicilline talking about an “armed insurrection.’  Look, former Mafia mouthpiece, there were no weapons in the hands of the left-wing rioters.   Congressman Matt Gaetz, R-FL, said the “Dems’ tears are not enough to sway anyone.’  Good for you, congressman.  Elsewhere, the CDC announces that those who are completely vaccinated against the Beijing Bat Bug do not need to quarantine.  Next, Joe Biden’s budget deficit through January is a whopping $735.7 billion.   Finally, former ICE bigwig Tom Homan says that ‘Joe Biden has made the entire nation into one big sanctuary nation.’  We’re telling you; people are going to push back against this tidal wave of illegals.
  79. 2021 Wednesday K: The Chi-Coms have got a Chi-Com lander in the atmosphere on Mars.  In a couple of months, the Chi-Coms will attempt to get it to the surface of the Red Planet where we hope it will blow up- watch it take COVID-19 to Mars!  Will they blame it on the Americans?  Meanwhile, the United Arab Emirates have a similar robotic craft arriving on scene while the U.S. has another arriving soon.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden visited the Pentagon today to confer with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin where they plotted strategy to save the planet from climate change, the Chi-Vi, and of course, RIGHT WING EXTREMISM.  Left-wing extremism, A-Okay.   Finally, the Biden administration has suspended indefinitely the ‘forced transfer’ of TikTok- the Chi-Com intelligence gathering social media ap to Walmart and Oracle in yet another tip-of-the-hat to Beijing.
  80. 2021 Wednesday L: Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3533 with a pot of $19 million on the line: 08, 10, 19, 22, 41, and Mega 15.  Out of 102,034 winning tickets, the highest winners were 11 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,668 apiece.  Here are the numbers for the Powerball Drawing #819 with a pot of $42 million on the line: 15, 39, 58, 63, 67, and Powerball 07.  Out of 56,277 winning tickets, ONE person had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $26,687.
  81. 2021 Wednesday M: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds drops all COVID-19 restrictions leaving it up to her citizens to behave responsibly.  Next, in a clear sign that California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom is on the ropes became evident when enfeebled old ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden commented on the GREAT JOB this POS bum is doing.  Go, Joe, go!  Speaking of ‘Pro-China Joe’,  he says he is as determined as ever to get Julian Assange extradited to the United States so he can go on trial.  Also, since Joe Biden took the terrorist Houthi rebels off the terrorist watch list, the Houthis attack a Saudi airport using Iranian drones causing mayhem and destruction.  Next, New York state AG Leticia James is mad at the NRA for having declared bankruptcy so that it can relocate to Texas.  Oh, boohoo.  Finally, several state GOP attorneys general are joining together to go after Joe Biden and his war on domestic energy production, namely, his closure of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
  82. 2022 Thursday: Amigos, nos esforzamos por no dar rodeos, por lo que proclamamos que en este blog mundialmente conocido encontrarán “sólo los hechos” y la “verdad sin ambages”.  Quédate para ver los hechos del día…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0737 a 14” x 11” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “My Backyard.”  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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It is not like Fotheringay was around for a long time, yet, since Sandy Denny was in the guiding light behind the group, they recorded loads of music.  Sadly, Sandy died young and hubby Trevor Lucas followed a couple of decades later.  Still, record companies keep music stuffed away in the vaults so they decided, let’s combine everything together, add the unreleased material and boom-bam, we have a final (or so we might think) offering entitled, “Nothing More- the Collected Fotheringay,” which came out on March 27, 2015.  It is difficult to locate this collection but there’s always Discogs, AllMusic, eBay, and perhaps even overseas sites such as Amazon UK.  Seek it out and you will be glad you did should you locate it because Sandy had an angelic voice, and her songwriting skills were mesmerizing.  You will be glad you found this one if you do because it is delightful.

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

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

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

[v] Could it be that Obama set this government agency up so it could engineer the ‘Russia collusion scam’ less than a year later.

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38.  TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 07, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd; Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root; U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie; U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole; U.S. Secretary of War Elihu Root; U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper; the Beatles, Blue Öyster Cult featuring Richie Castellano, Foghat and Savoy Brown featuring “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, the Grateful Dead featuring John Perry Barlow, KISS featuring Mark St. John, “The Wall” by Pink Floyd, Three Dog Night featuring Jimmy Greenspoon, and Wild Turkey featuring John “Pugwash” Weathers:

  1. 590 Sunday: The reign of the 63rd Roman Catholic Pope Pelagius II ends today.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on November 26, 579.
  2. 1522 Tuesday: The Treaty of Brussels leads to a split in the House of Hapsburg: the Spanish and the Austrian branches.
  3. 1550 Tuesday: The reign of the 221st Roman Catholic Pope Julius III begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until March 29, 1555.
  4. 1569 Friday: Spanish King Phillip II forms the Inquisition in South America.
  5. 1795 Saturday: The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, dealing with states’ sovereign immunity, underwent ratification.
  6. 1826 Tuesday: In Frankfurt, Kentucky, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd died.  A Democratic-Republican, he was nominated by President Thomas Jefferson to fill a NEW SEAT and he served from March 03, 1807, to February 07, 1826.
  7. 1857 Saturday: A French court acquitted author Gustave Flaubert of obscenity for his serialized novel, “Madame Bovary.”
  8. 1863 Saturday: The British Royal Navy corvette HMS Orpheus struck a sandbar and sank off the coast of New Zealand, killing 189 out of the 259 men on board the ship.
  9. 1864 Sunday: Federal troops occupy Jacksonville, Florida, during the Civil War.
  10. 1868 Friday: The 21st U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan from March 07, 1853, to February 07, 1868.  He next became a senator representing his home state of Kentucky.
  11. 1877 Wednesday: In New York City, organizers established the first Guernsey Cattle Club.
  12. 1878 Thursday: The reign of the 255th Roman Catholic Pope Pius IX ended on this date.  He first became the shepherd of his global flock on June 16, 1846.
  13. 1882 Tuesday: At Mississippi City, the last sanctioned bareknuckle for the heavyweight boxing championship took place.
  14. 1891 Saturday: The Great Blizzard of 1891 begins to form.
  15. 1893 Tuesday: Elisha Gray patented a machine called the telautograph.  It automatically signed autographs to documents.
  16. 1904 Sunday: A fire began in Baltimore that raged for about 30 hours and destroyed more than 1,500 buildings.
  17. 1905 Tuesday: Oklahoma becomes a state in the Union.
  18. 1913 Friday: In a battle with the Bulgarian army, the Ottoman Turks lose 5,000 men at Gallipoli.
  19. 1914 Saturday: Keystone Film Co. released the silent short comedy, “Kid Auto Races at Venice,” Charles Chaplin’s second film, and the first in which, he plays the “Little Tramp. “
  20. 1915 Sunday: The Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes: on the Eastern Front during World War I, German troops surround a Russian force and begin to neutralize it.
  21. 1922 Tuesday: DeWitt and Lila Acheson Wallace offered 5,000 copies of “Reader’s Digest” magazine for the first time.
  22. 1924 Thursday: The government of Benito Mussolini exchanges diplomats with the Soviet Union.
  23. 1936 Friday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized a flag for the office of vice president.
  24. 1937 Sunday: In New York City, the 38th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root died.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 07-19-1905 to January 27, 1909.   He also served the nation as its 41st U.S. Secretary of War.  He served under President Theodore Roosevelt from August 01, 1899, to January 31, 1904.
  25. 1940 Wednesday: British railways nationalized.  Elsewhere, Walt Disney’s second feature-length movie, “Pinocchio,” premiered in New York.
  26. 1941 Friday: Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey Orchestra record “Everything Happens to Me.”  In North Africa during World War II, British forces are able to capture 130,000 Italian troops following heavy fighting at Beda Fomm.
  27. 1942 Saturday: U.S. and Filipino troops continue their fighting retreat down the Bataan Peninsula on the way to Corregidor.  Japanese troops under the command of General Homma are following closely behind. 
  28. 1943 Sunday: The U.S. government announced that shoe rationing would go into effect in two days.
  29. 1944 Monday: During World War II, the Germans launch a counter-offensive at Anzio, Italy.  Elsewhere, Bing Cosby and the John Scott Trotter Orchestra recorded “Swinging on a Star” for Decca Records in Los Angeles, California.
  30. 1945 Wednesday: General Douglas McArthur returns to Manila, Philippines.
  31. 1947 Friday: Both Palestinians and Jews vote against British proposal to split Palestine into two separate nations.  Elsewhere, in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, future drummer with Glenn Cornick’s Wild Turkey- John “Pugwash” Weathers- is born.
  32. 1948 Saturday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower resigned as army chief of staff and General Omar Bradley succeeded him in Europe.  Meanwhile, Jimmy Greenspoon (keyboards 1968-76 / 1981-2015 with the rock band, Three Dog Night[i]) is born in Beverly Hills, California, on this date.
  33. 1949 Monday: Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees becomes the first professional baseball player with a $100,000 annual salary.
  34. 1950 Tuesday: Wisconsin Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy uncovers communists in the U.S. State Department.
  35. 1952 Thursday: Future Colorado governor and eventual Senator John Hickenlooper is born on this date in Narberth, Pennsylvania.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2021.
  36. 1954 Sunday: In Carlinville, Illinois, future Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente is born.  A Republican, Boente would serve under President Donald J. Trump from January 30, 2017, to February 09, 2017.
  37. 1956 Tuesday: Future member of the rock band, KISS[ii]–Mark St. John (lead guitar/vocals 1984)—is born on this date in Hollywood, California.
  38. 1959 Saturday: Fidel Castro proclaims a new Cuban constitution.
  39. 1960 Sunday: Ancient writings found at Qumran near the Dead Sea.
  40. 1961 Tuesday: Jane Fonda made her acting debut in the NBC drama “A String of Beads.”   Elsewhere, in Miami Beach, Florida, Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) puts his pro record to 4-0 with a first-round knockout at the 1:34 minute mark in a scheduled heavyweight boxing match.  His opponent, Jim Robinson, saw his pro record drop to 1-3.
  41. 1962 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy imposed full trade embargo on Cuba.  Elsewhere, a gas explosion in Luisanthal coalmine in Voelklingen, Germany, kills 298 miners.  
  42. 1964 Friday: The Beatles[iii] began their first American tour as they arrived at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, where they cracked wise during a chaotic press conference while thousands of their fans jammed inside the terminal.
  43. 1967 Tuesday: A fire at a restaurant in Montgomery, Alabama, kills 25 people.
  44. 1969 Friday: Al-Fatah leader Yasser Arafat becomes president of the Palestine Liberation Organization on this date.  Elsewhere, Diane Crump becomes the first woman jockey at a major U.S. racetrack in Hialeah, Florida.
  45. 1971 Sunday: Women in Switzerland gained the right to vote through a national referendum, 12 years after a previous attempt failed.
  46. 1974 Thursday: The Symbionese Liberation Army claims responsibility for the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, daughter of Randolph Hearst.  Meanwhile, Grenada gains independence from Britain.  Finally, Mel Brooks’ “Blazing Saddles” opens in movie theaters.
  47. 1976 Saturday: Darryl Sittler of the Toronto Maple Leafs set a National Hockey League record when he scored 10 points in a game against the Boston Bruins.  He scored six goals and four assists.
  48. 1977 Monday: Russia launches Soyuz 24 on this date.
  49. 1979 Wednesday: The British rock group, Pink Floyd[iv], premiered “The Wall” live on stage.  This concert and the subsequent tour in support of this legendary, life-altering album would be among the costliest in rock and roll history but what the hell- it’s Pink Floyd!  You can’t have your pudding if you don’t eat your meat!
  50. 1980 Thursday: Richie Castellano, future guitarist/vocalist with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cult[v], is born on this date in Brooklyn, New York.
  51. 1983 Monday: Elizabeth Dole, the first female- and 8th– secretary of the Department of Transportation takes the oath of office on this date.  A Republican, she served under President Ronald Reagan from February 07, 1983, to September 30, 1987.
  52. 1984 Tuesday: Space shuttle astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart made the first untethered spacewalk.
  53. 1985 Thursday: “Sports Illustrated” released its annual swimsuit edition.  It was the largest regular edition in the magazine’s history at 218 pages.
  54. 1986 Friday: Haitian President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier fled his country ending 28 years of family rule.
  55. 1988 Sunday: Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson marries actress Robin Givens.  This would prove to be disastrous for the heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
  56. 1992 Friday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, wins a 12-round, unanimous decision over “Merciless Ray” Mercer to put his pro-record to 54-3 while Mercer’s record went to 18-1 with his first loss.
  57. 1994 Monday: Shock jock Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge.
  58. 1995 Tuesday: In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Tommy “The Duke” Morrison scores a TKO at the 2:41 minute mark of Round 1 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout over his opponent Ken Merritt.  Morrison’s record as a pro would go to 42-2-1.
  59. 1999 Sunday: Crown Prince Abdullah becomes King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.  Meanwhile, NASA’s Stardust space probe launched on this date.  The mission was to return comet dust samples from comet Wild 2.  The mission was completed on January 15, 2006, when the sample return capsule returned to Earth.
  60. 2000 Monday: “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, rhythm guitarist and vocalist for both the original Savoy Brown[vi] and Foghat[vii], died in Orlando, Florida, at age 56, on this date, the cause being cancer.  Elsewhere California’s legislature declared that February 13 would be “Charles M. Schultz Day.”
  61. 2010 Sunday: The New Orleans Saints won their first Super Bowl, XLIV, 31-17 over the Indianapolis Colts at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida.  The Colts were favored but went down in flames as the Saints dominated the game from start to finish.  Elsewhere, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad commands the nation’s atomic agency to begin enriching uranium at a much faster pace.
  62. 2011 Monday: AOL purchases the liberal website, the Huffington Post, for $315 million.
  63. 2012 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passes a law allowing a much greater usage of drones within the United States.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit overturns California’s Proposition 8: the ban on Gay marriage within the state.  Elsewhere, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrives in Damascus to hold talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
  64. 2013 Thursday: In Europe, ready-meal manufacturer, Findus, withdrew its beef lasagna meals from supermarkets after confirming beef supplied by French manufacturer, Comigel contained horsemeat.
  65. 2014 Friday: A bill to restore jobless benefits for the unemployed fails in the U.S. Senate; the benefits, a 3-month extension for 1.3 million unemployed will cost $6 billion; Democrats did not satisfy Republican request for a solid plan on how to pay for it.
  66. 2015 Saturday:  TransAsia Airways suspends flights and begins retraining all its pilots in compliance with orders from Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration after the crash of Flight 235 into the Keelung River three days ago.
  67. 2016 Sunday: After promising it, the North Koreans fire off a large rocket that critics claim is a disguised weapons test.  South Korea reports that the rocket released an ‘unknown object’ into orbit which many believe to be some sort of surveillance satellite.  Japan reports the rocket passed over Okinawa and said, ‘we cannot have activity such as this.’
  68. 2017 Tuesday: In the battle to get Betsy DeVos through the Senate to become the secretary of education under President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence breaks a tie as the president of the Senate.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers greenlights the Dakota Access Pipeline’s construction plans.  Let’s get going, folks.
  69. 2018 Wednesday: In San Francisco, California, after a lengthy illness, longtime songwriting collaborator with Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead[viii]– John Perry Barlow- dies at age 70.  Elsewhere, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators announce they have arrived at a new two-year funding agreement but have not come to agreement on an immigration reform bill.   Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi goes to the floor of the people’s house and speaks for eight hours- rivaling thugs like Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez- begging her fellow lawmakers to protect the DREAMers.  Screw ‘em.
  70. 2019 Thursday: The Supreme Court temporarily blocks the new Louisiana abortion law, said to be one of the most restrictive.  Elsewhere, dimwitted Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, aka Sandy Cortez, and Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, both Democrats, unveil their ‘landmark legislation,’ the Green New Deal which is a backdoor way of stuffing socialism down the throats of the American people by enlisting them in the fight against CLIMATE CHANGE.  What a load of crap.  Meanwhile, U.S. Special Envoy Elliott Abrams rules out negotiations with the thuggish president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro.  Negotiate at the point of a gun barrel.
  71. 2020 Friday: In communist China, the first doctor who raised the alarm about the COVID-19 threat- Dr. Li Wenliang succumbs to the disease.  Meanwhile, Xi Jinping- the Big Dog in communist China declares a ‘people’s war’ against the devastating virus outbreak.   Next, an Italian man back from Wuhan where he visited his girlfriend is found to have contracted the coronavirus.  Elsewhere, Royal Caribbean Cruises bans travelers from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao from boarding any of its ships due to the outbreak.   Finally, President Donald J. Trump begins cleansing the administration of various rats.  He fires two people who testified against him in the trumped-up impeachment trial- Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a National Security Council adviser, and Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union.  Good riddance.   
  72. 2021 Sunday: Today is Super Bowl LV between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  The Buccaneers blew out the Chiefs by a final score of 31-9.  What a butt-whooping.
  73. 2021 Sunday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 105,995,961 confirmed cases, +534,280, 2,313,477, confirmed deaths, +12,586, and 59,041,531 confirmed recoveries, +396,519.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,150,916 confirmed cases, up 96,207 from yesterday’s reporting, 465,861 confirmed deaths, UP 2,771, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly two weeks now.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile moron.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 137,433 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  74. 2021 Sunday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,309,463 confirmed cases, 40,697 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 Washington: 315,448 confirmed cases, 4,368 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- the Northern Marianas Islands: currently, they have 131 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and 32 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.
  75. 2022 Monday: Amigos, stick around, we will do our best to keep things up to date…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0734 a 40” x 30” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “The Golden Pool.”  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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Fairport Convention released a remastered version of a live album recorded back in 1970- “Live at the L.A. Troubadour” (January 23, 1977) on May 23, 2013.  For a British folk-rock band, this is a delightfully hot album featuring Richard Thompson (guitars, vocals), Simon Nichol (guitars, vocals), Dave Swarbrick (vocals, fiddles, and mandolins), Dave Pegg (bass, mandolin, vocals), and Dave Mattacks (drums).  Richard Thompson’s fretwork alone is well worth the price of admission as is the glorious setlist which is why we encourage everyone to seek this one out wherever you shop for the absolute best in rock music.  After all, Thompson deserves to be up there with the likes of Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Eric “Slow-hand” Clapton, Alvin Lee, Robin Trower, Kim Simmonds, even Peter Green, Jeremy Spencer, Danny Kirwan, and Bob Welch.   You will be so glad you looked into this album we guarantee it.  Enjoy.

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TODAY IN HISTORY, MONDAY FEBRUARY 07, 2022, BLOG POST #4,418

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Monday, February 07, 2022:

ENDNOTES:

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

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

[v] We are not sure when we will begin offering the music of Blue Öyster Cult but expect it will be sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned.

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

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

[viii] We began promoting the music of the Grateful Dead- including Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Phil Lesh- beginning on Tuesday, 30-August-2011 through Wednesday, 11-January-2012.  Then, we did a second series featuring more albums by this fabled San Francisco band beginning on Friday, 09-August-2013 through Monday, 19-August-2013.  At some point, we will have to do a third series as the music from this band never ends.  Please, seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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