128. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 08, 2022

27. 1945 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman announced on radio that Nazi Germany’s forces had surrendered, and that “the flags of freedom fly all over Europe.” Protector of Bohemia and Moravia Wilhelm Frick is on the run.

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128. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 08, 2022:

Truman Day (Missouri), Victory in Europe Day, Mother’s Day

President Harry S. Truman; U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach; U.S. Secretaries of State Daniel Webster and Edmund Muskie; U.S. Treasury Secretary George P. Schultz; Famed Artist Paul Gauguin; “Let it Be” by the Beatles, Crazy Horse featuring Danny Whitten, Fleetwood Mac featuring Billy Burnette, the Hollies featuring Vic Steele, MAD Magazine, the Spencer Davis Group featuring Phil Sawyer, Talking Heads featuring Chris Frantz, T-Rex featuring Bill Legend, Van Halen featuring Alex Van Halen, and the Yardbirds featuring Paul Samwell-Smith:

  1. 535 Sunday: The 56th Roman Catholic Pope John II ends his reign as Catholic pontiff.  He served from January 02, 533 until today.  
  2. 615 Monday: The 67th Roman Catholic Pope St. Boniface IV ends his reign as Catholic pope.  He served from September 15, 608 until today.
  3. 685 Friday: The 81st Roman Catholic Pope St. Benedict II ends his reign as Catholic pope.   He served from June 26, 684 until today.
  4. 824 Wednesday: The reign of the 99th Roman Catholic Pope Eugene II began on this date.  He would guide his flock forward until August 27, 827.
  5. 1429 Friday: French troops under Joan of Arc rescue the city of Orleans.
  6. 1541 Thursday: Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto reached the Mississippi River.
  7. 1639 Sunday: William Coddington founds the colony of Rhode Island.
  8. 1721 Thursday: The reign of the 244th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XIII begins on this date.  He would lead his global flock from today until March 07, 1724.
  9. 1794 Thursday: Antoine Lavoisier, the father of modern chemistry, meets his Maker on the guillotine during France’s Reign of Terror.  Meanwhile, the federal government established the United States Post Office on this date.
  10. 1843 Monday: The 14th U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster left office on this date.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Whig, he served under President William Henry Harrison and then President John Tyler from March 06, 1841, to May 08, 1843.  He would serve again as the 19th U.S. Secretary of State.
  11. 1846 Friday: The first major engagement of the Mexican American War of 1846-1848, occurs at Palo Alto, Texas where U.S. troops under the control of General Zachary Taylor pounded the snot out of a Mexican army north of the Rio Grande River.  
  12. 1847 Saturday: Robert W. Thompson patented the rubber tire on this date.
  13. 1858 Saturday: John Brown holds an anti-slavery convention.
  14. 1879 Thursday: George Selden applied for the first automobile patent.
  15. 1884 Thursday: The 33rd president of the United States, Harry S. Truman, was born in Lamar, Missouri.
  16. 1886 Saturday: Atlanta pharmacist John Pemberton invented the flavor syrup for Coca-Cola.
  17. 1903 Friday: In Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, famed French artist, Paul Gauguin, master of Post-Impressionism, Primitivism, and Synthetism, died at age 54.
  18. 1907 Wednesday: Tommy Burns beats Jack O’Brien in 20 rounds for the heavyweight boxing title.
  19. 1914 Friday: The U.S. Congress passed a Joint Resolution that designated the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day.
  20. 1915 Saturday: H. P. Whitney’s Regret became the first filly to win the Kentucky Derby.
  21. 1919 Thursday:  A Navy seaplane made the first transatlantic sea flight.
  22. 1921 Sunday: Sweden’s Parliament voted to abolish the death penalty.
  23. 1933 Monday: Gandhi began a hunger strike to protest British oppression in his native India.
  24. 1942 Friday: During the Battle of the Coral Sea, Japanese aircraft sink the U.S.S. Lexington, an aircraft carrier.  
  25. 1943 Saturday: Paul Samwell-Smith, future bassist with the British rock band, the Yardbirds[i], was born in London, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, future guitarist/vocalist with Crazy Horse[ii]—Danny Whitten—is born.  Whitten is born in Columbus, Georgia.  In Europe, the Germans suppressed an uprising by the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto and commenced its destruction.
  26. 1944 Monday: The first “eye bank” designed to preserve corneal tissues for transplants undergoes establishment at New York Hospital.  Meanwhile, future drummer with the British glam-rock band, T-Rex[iii]– Bill Legend- is born in the United Kingdom on this date.
  27. 1945 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman announced on radio that Nazi Germany’s forces had surrendered, and that “the flags of freedom fly all over Europe.”  Protector of Bohemia and Moravia Wilhelm Frick is on the run.  Elsewhere, future guitarist with the Hollies[iv] 1963-1964—Vic Steele—was born in Manchester, England, on this date.
  28. 1947 Thursday: Phil Sawyer, future member of the British rock band, the Spencer Davis Group[v], is born in England on this date.
  29. 1951 Tuesday: Future rock and roll drummer with Talking Heads[vi] and the Tom-Tom Club[vii]—Chris Frantz—is born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, on this date.
  30. 1952 Thursday: Mad Magazine debuts.
  31. 1953 Friday: Future hard rock drummer, Alex Van Halen[viii] (founding member of the group bearing his and his brother, Eddie’s name) is born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on this date as was future guitarist with the Anglo-American rock band, Fleetwood Mac[ix], Billy Burnette.   Burnette is born in Memphis, Tennessee.
  32. 1954 Saturday: Parry O’Brien became the first to toss a shot put over 60 feet by achieving a distance of 60 feet 5.25 inches.  Elsewhere, in Dien Bien Phu, General de Castries informs Hanoi that the end is coming soon while Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais holds a council with his officers chosen to lead Albatross if indeed they thought they would be able to break out and head due south to what they hoped might be rescue.  The officers to a man said they were not leaving anyone behind, so the decision was made to stay and to fight to the end.   This information was forwarded to General de Castries who informed his superiors in Hanoi that NO breakout would occur.  Later in the day, after all artillery and mortar rounds were fired, a deathly pall settled over the entire valley.  The Battle of Dien Bien Phu just…stopped.
  33. 1956 Tuesday: Alfred E. Neuman appeared on the cover of “Mad Magazine” for the first time.
  34. 1958 Thursday: In Lima, Peru, an angry mob of Peruvians shoved, stoned, booed, and spat upon visiting Vice President Richard M. Nixon.  In the U.S., President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered the National Guard out of Little Rock, Arkansas, as Ernest Green became the first black to graduate from an Arkansas public school.
  35. 1961 Monday: New Yorkers selected a new name for their new National League baseball franchise.  They chose the “Mets,” short for “Metropolitans.”
  36. 1963 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy offers Israel assistance in defending itself against aggression.
  37. 1966 Sunday: Frank Robinson hits the ONLY homerun ever hit out of Baltimore’s Memorial Park.
  38. 1967 Monday: The federal government places Muhammad Ali under formal accusation for refusing to serve in the U.S. Army.
  39. 1970 Friday: The Beatles[x] release their “Let It Be” album.  Meanwhile, on New York City’s Wall Street, construction workers broke up an anti-Vietnam War rally.  Sadly, this was but one of numerous anti-war protests that broke out across the country and around the world.  Finally, at the Coliseum in San Diego, California, heavyweight Ken Norton Sr. improves his record to 16-0 with a KO over Ray Junior Ellis at 0:53 of round 2 in a 10-round bout.  
  40. 1972 Monday: President Richard Nixon announced that he had ordered the mining of Haiphong Harbor during the Vietnam War.
  41. 1973 Tuesday: Militant American Indians who had held the South Dakota hamlet of Wounded Knee for 10 weeks surrendered to authorities.
  42. 1974 Wednesday: The 62nd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury George P. Schultz left office on this date.  A Republican, Secretary Schultz served under President Richard Nixon from June 12, 1972, to May 08, 1974.
  43. 1975 Thursday: At Steelworkers Hall in Baltimore, Maryland, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers improves his professional record to 49-4-1 by scoring a TKO over Jamaican heavyweight Oliver Wright at 1:55 of the third round of a 10-round bout.
  44. 1976 Saturday: The roller coaster Revolution, the first steel coaster with a vertical loop, opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California.
  45. 1978 Monday: Law enforcement charges David Berkowitz in the infamous “Son of Sam” killings that terrified the people of New York City.  Berkowitz pleaded guilty to murder, attempted murder, and assault charges. He would eventually receive six consecutive life in prison terms.  
  46. 1980 Thursday: Following the resignation of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance over the debacle in the Iranian desert in which, U.S. Special Forces sought to rescue American hostages, Sen. Edmund Muskie becomes the new Secretary of State for President Jimmy Carter.  He would serve from this day to 01-20-1981.
  47. 1982 Saturday: At Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers improves his professional record to 66-10-1 by beating Australian heavyweight boxer “Aussie Joe” Bugner with a TKO at 2:14 of Round 2 of a 10-round bout.  Bugner’s record went to 53-9-1.
  48. 1984 Tuesday: The Soviet Union announced it would boycott the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California.  Elsewhere, Joanie (Erin Moran) and Chachi (Scott Baio) got married on ABC-TV’s “Happy Days.”  
  49. 1988 Sunday: In the French presidential election, Francois Mitterrand becomes president.
  50. 1993 Saturday: Lennox “The Lion” Lewis improved his pro record to 23-0 by beating Tony “TNT” Tucker in the 12th round of their heavyweight boxing title match.  In so doing, he retained the WBC heavyweight champion of the world boxing title while Tucker’s loss put his record at 48-2.
  51. 1996 Wednesday: South Africa’s Constitutional Assembly adopts its first permanent post-apartheid constitution that guaranteed equal rights for blacks and whites alike.
  52. 2008 Thursday: Following the expulsion of two of its diplomats from the U.S., Russia responds in kind and boots out two U.S. military attaches.
  53. 2009 Friday: Afghan President Hamid Karzai demands the U.S. stop with airstrikes against Taliban targets.  What’s up with that?  Meanwhile, Pope Benedict XVI begins his tour of Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories.
  54. 2010 Saturday: The last piece of the old Yankee Stadium falls in the Bronx, New York, marking the end of the two-year demolition contest.  Elsewhere, Senator Bob Bennett, R-UT, loses to a primary challenger, becoming one of the first scalps the Tea Party notched in election battles.  Senator Bennett was an unabashed supporter of President George W. Bush and supported the 43rd president’s massive bank bailout in 2008 that added billions of dollars of national debt.  Wow.
  55. 2011 Sunday: Thousands of Mexicans march in Mexico City to protest the 38,000 who have died in the Mexican Drug War since 2006.   Meanwhile, in the Mediterranean Sea, a boat full of African migrants bound for Malta runs aground near Lampedusa, Italy, causing rescue ships to save the floundering migrants.
  56. 2012 Tuesday: In Russia, the Duma confirms Vladimir Putin’s stooge Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister after Putin nominated him for this post.   Elsewhere, in Skillman, New Jersey, the former 65th U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach died at age 90.  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).
  57. 2013 Wednesday: Three months after thieves steal $50 million in diamonds at the Brussels Airport, law enforcement authorities detain more than 24 people in France, Switzerland, and Belgium, and recovered a significant stash of the diamonds and gems.
  58. 2014 Thursday: According to Brainy History, mobile photo sharing app Snapchat settles with the Federal Trade Commission after acknowledging that it falsely claimed that data sent through the app would disappear rather than form a permanent record, creating user privacy violations.  Meanwhile, in Aleppo, Syria, a large blast topples the Carlton Hotel which was used by Syrian troops.
  59. 2015 Friday: Brainy History says, “British Prime Minister David Cameron is re-elected for five more years in a decisive victory that upset predictions of a close election and resulted in the first Conservative majority government since 1992.”  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms and Russians agree to an investment of $2 billion U.S. in improving agricultural operations in their two countries.
  60. 2016 Sunday: To the horror of many, Sadiq Khan becomes mayor of London, the first Muslim EVER to be elected mayor of a major Western city.  Elsewhere, in response to a rocket attack on a Turkish border town, the Turks launch an artillery barrage on ISIS positions in northern Syria killing at least 55 of the animalistic scum and wounding loads of others.  Kill them all.
  61. 2017 Monday: The U.S. Senate confirms Heather Wilson to become the next secretary of the United States Air Force.  Elsewhere, Arizona law enforcement arrests the Maryvale Serial Killer (or so they believe), a POS whom law enforcement believes is responsible for at least a dozen shootings between 2015 and 2016 in which at least 9 people were slain and another 5-8 injured.
  62. 2018 Tuesday: In the northwestern sector of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, an outbreak of Ebola kills 17 and sickens numerous others.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announces that the United States is going to pull out of the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement signed during the Obama administration.  Much of the world- especially the U.S.’ European partners- are in a deep state of shock because they do business there for BIG BUCKS.
  63. 2019 Wednesday: The Islamic Republic of Iran- the world’s number one terrorist state- announces it will no longer obey the restrictions of the multilateral nuclear deal signed in 2015.    Elsewhere, the government of Taiwan passes a law that will allow the country to imprison Chi-Com spies for life or even give them the death penalty depending upon the nature of their espionage and their crimes.
  64. 2020 Friday: More and more information continues coming to light that demonstrates the coup attempt to remove President Donald J. Trump was just: a FAILED coup.  Millions of Americans demand that the participants in this endeavor face justice for the crime of treason.  Many of these rats are getting nervous already and who knows?  Barack Hussein Obama might find himself in the hot seat.   
  65. 2020 Friday A: Meanwhile, in the world of the Kung Flu- the Chinese Virus, COVID-19, confirmed cases globally are 3,938,828; confirmed deaths are 274,655, and confirmed recoveries are 1,319,306 which is extremely good.  In the United States, we have 1,317,175 confirmed cases, 78,198 confirmed deaths, and 182,305 confirmed recoveries which most likely would be far higher if liberal states reported them.  California claims 63,698 confirmed cases and 2,711 confirmed deaths (with no info on confirmed recoveries).  Hawaii claims 629 confirmed cases, 17 deaths but 566 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, Washington state notes 16,388 confirmed cases and 905 confirmed deaths but no notation as to the confirmed recoveries.  It is interesting to note that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo caused more than 4,000 deaths in nursing homes statewide by forcing them to house COVID-19 positive patients with rest home patients.  He will face justice himself for this outrage. 
  66. 2020 Friday B: Due to China’s ‘gift to the world,’ COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, 20.5 million U.S. jobs were lost in the month of April alone, driving unemployment to nearly 15-percent, a number not seen since the days of the Great Depression.  Communist China must pay for this outrage and it’s high time the United States begins pushing for a resumption of the Two-China Policy by demanding Taiwan be returned to the United Nations as a FULL member with its original seat on the Security Council.   Elsewhere, the chief prosecutor in Venezuela handling the case of the mercenaries hired to topple ‘much-beloved’ President Nicolas “Bus Driver” Maduro demands the extradition of an American as well as two Venezuelan dissidents seeking freedom for their country.  Prosecutor Tarek William Saab wants American Jordan Goudreau and the two Venezuelans J.J. Rendon and Sergio Vergara ASAP. 
  67. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 158,312,868 confirmed cases, +3,346, 3,296,591  confirmed deaths, +280 (this number has not been updated today as you will see), and 136,663,877 confirmed recoveries, +84,102.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,454,581 confirmed cases, UP 35,755 from yesterday’s reporting, 595,588 confirmed deaths, UP 677,[xi] and 26,405,871 confirmed recoveries, UP 81,114.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xii]   
  68. 2021 Saturday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 279,772 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 183.61 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 182,837 deaths.      
  69. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,757,645 confirmed cases, 62,278 confirmed deaths, and 2,001,995 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,266,575 confirmed cases, 35,710 confirmed deaths, and 1,840,547 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,126 confirmed cases, 487 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 416,248 confirmed cases, 5,626 confirmed deaths, and 202,525 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Guam, a place the Democrats will want to transform into a state after D.C. and Puerto Rico become states: they have 8,034 confirmed cases, 139 confirmed deaths, and 7,789 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]   
  70. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,885 confirmed cases, 6,376 confirmed deaths, and 831,480 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Bahrain, a new friend of Israel: 187,905 cases of the virus, 678 confirmed deaths and 174,357 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]     
  71. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,777.76, UP 229.23 points (+0.66%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,752.24, UP 119.39 points (+0.88%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,232.60, UP 30.98 points (+0.74%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.82 per barrel, -0.08 (-0.02%).  The price of GOLD is $1,832.00 per troy oz., +0.70 (+0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $27.57 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.32%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,256.60 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.75 per pound, 0.00 (+0.01%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,926.51 per troy oz, -20.16 (-0.68%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $28,900.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-1.37%).[xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.90.     In Russian Ruble, one greenback equals 73.62 and in Rwandan Franc, a buck equals 992.92 and in St. Helena Pound, one dollar equals 0.72 of theirs.[xviii]   Here’s a good one: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo says that ‘many U.S. corporations support raising the corporate tax rate to 28-percent (but fails to mention WHICH ones support this job-killing stupidity).    
  72. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.095 per gallon, $2.880 in Florida, $3.822 in Hawaii, and $3.511 in Washington state.[xix]    Let’s look at one other location- Oklahoma: $2.707.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Iran: $1.946 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,264,002,317,913 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  73. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is dumping yet another Trump-era rule regarding the border, this one being that the collection of biometric data from illegal aliens along the border will now cease.  Thank you, Secretary Mayorkas.  (Note- and people wonder WHY everyone is buying firearms).  Speaking of Secretary Mayorkas, he lied to reporters earlier when he said that the numbers of illegals trying to cross into the country has gone way down and that the number of illegal alien minors has also decreased.
  74. 2021 Saturday G: Political News I– The U.S. Department of Justice has reaffirmed the war on ghost guns and will keep Joe Biden’s promise to enact sweeping gun reform (meaning gun control laws.  And they wonder as to WHY so many of us are buying guns, ammos, and accessories like flash and sound suppressants).  Next, census data shows that California’s population fell by more than 182,000 people in 2020 as people were fleeing the state in droves.  Speaking of California, now that it is becoming clear NO ONE wants Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom to remain as governor of the Golden State, the lightbulb has finally gone off over the dimwit’s head- he is now trying to do anything to save his job including making threats against all signers of the RECALL PETITION.  F**k you, Governor Newsom.
  75. 2021 Saturday H: Political News II– Karen Fann- president of the Arizona state senate- says that when the audit is over, she expects many irregularities will be discovered.  Next, new GOP voting laws look to hold election officials accountable as they should.  IF what happened to President Donald J. Trump in 2020 happened to a Democrat, they would be burning down the entire country.  We all know that.  Elsewhere, as Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Go, aka the Gropin’ Gov, continues trying to cling to his job like his compatriot in California is attempting, “Killer” Cuomo is shaking up his senior staff as there seems to be numerous leaks as to the criminal behavior exhibited by him and them in the killing of so many seniors.  Meanwhile, Dr. Alan Dershowitz says that ‘U.S. system of justice is being distorted’ by the double standards the American people have been witnessing, i.e., the raid on Rudy Giuliani’s apartment and the home of Victoria Toensing.
  76. 2021 Saturday I: Political News III– Nebraska needs tax reform and Charles Herbster is running to accomplish that for the citizens of the Cornhusker State.  Next, Governor Larry Hogan, RINO-MD, issued pardons to 34 victims of racial lynching.   Moving on, information has leaked that demonstrates that Disneyland has drunk the Kool-Aid and is deep in pushing Critical Race Theory.
  77. 2021 Saturday J: Miscellaneous News I– The largest pipeline of gasoline in the United States- the 1,500-mile Colonia Pipeline- was shut down by unknown hackers.  Sounds like environmentalists did this.   Next, in the glorious city of New York, a woman and her three-year-old child were shot.  SHOT.  Elsewhere, Ernest Angley, a ‘controversial televangelist has died at the ripe old age of 99.  Finally, the religion of peace strikes again near a girls school in Kabul, Afghanistan, sending at least 30 people off to meet with Allah sooner than they planned and injuring loads of others.
  78. 2021 Saturday K: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3558 with a $45 million jackpot on the line: 10, 12, 21, 22, 28, and Mega 12.  Out of 134,410 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $44,308.  The winning ticket was sold at Safeway Fuel, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #844 with a $157 million pot on the line: 12, 17, 20, 21, 26, and Power 08.  Out of 72,257 winning tickets, the highest winners were six people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $11,714 apiece.
  79. 2022 Sunday: Let’s hope it’s a slow news weekend…

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The fourth album by the Band- “Cahoots”- came out on September 15, 1971 and would see the band beginning to slide a bit from the pinnacle they rapidly had climbed over the preceding years.  The album contained one bona fide hit- “Life is a Carnival”- but would not chart as well as the preceding three.  The band features the same quintet of Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones). What we have for you today is the “Stage Fright 50th Anniversary Edition” (where the hell does the time go?), a deluxe version that came out on October 22, 2021.  We hope you will seek it out wherever you shop for the best in music because we love it and know that you will, too, especially with all the add-ons one gets as a bonus to the original tracks.  Enjoy.

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

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

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

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

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

[vi] Not sure as to when the AICPENDBLOG.COM will promote the music of the Talking Heads but when we do, you will also see the music of Blondie and Aerosmith shared as well.  Please, keep your eyes open for the day this magnificent event occurs. 

[vii] If we are still here in 30 years, we will promote the music of the Tom-Tom Club.  Remain alert.

[viii] 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.

[ix] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[x] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    Let It Be” appeared on Saturday, 03-December-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

112. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2022

2021 Thursday F: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- a new report hit the news cycle today suggesting that Health and Human Services, an agency headed by Secretary Xavier Becerra, a man who never met an illegal alien he did not want to protect or a baby to abort, is paying travel expenses for (NAMBLA) and other groups to come pick up illegal alien brats and then take them elsewhere in the country. Shady foster care services are making BIG BUCKS right now caring for illegal alien minors.

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112. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2022:

Oklahoma Day (Oklahoma), Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, and for liberal dimwits, it’s “Earth Day!”[i]

President (and Vice President) Richard M. Nixon; U.S. Supreme Court Associate (and Chief) Justice Harlan F. Stone; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McKinley; U.S. Agricultural Secretary Julius Sterling Morton; U.S. Attorney General Harlan F. Stone; U.S. Secretaries of State John Foster Dulles and Christian Herter;  U.S. Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey; Humble Pie featuring Peter Frampton, Mike + the Mechanics featuring Paul Carrack, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Jack Nitzche, the Rolling Stones featuring Keith Richards, and the Woodstock Music Festival featuring Richie Havens:

  1. 174 Friday: The reign of the 12th Roman Catholic Pope St. Soter ended on this date.  He first became pontiff on April 20, 166, and guided his flock for the next 8 years and two days.  His successor, the 13th Pope St. Eleutherius picked up his Holy Cross on this date and carried it forward until May 26, 189.
  2. 296 Wednesday: St. Caius ends his reign as the 28th Roman Catholic Pope.  He first assumed his position on December 17, 283.
  3. 536 Sunday: St. Agapitus I ends his reign as the 57th Roman Catholic Pope.  He assumed his position on May 13, 535.
  4. 1073 Tuesday: The reign of the 157th Roman Catholic Pope St. Gregory VII began on this date.  He would lead his earthly flock for the next 12 years and 33 days until May 25, 1085.
  5. 1370 Sunday:  In Paris, construction on the Bastille commences.
  6. 1500 Sunday: Portuguese navigator Pedro Alvares Cabral discovered Brazil on this date.
  7. 1509 Thursday: Upon the death of his father, King Henry VII, Henry VIII ascended the English throne.
  8. 1521 Friday: The king of France, Francois I, declares war on neighboring Spain. 
  9. 1529 Monday: Through the Treaty of Saragossa, Spain and Portugal divided the New World between them.
  10. 1610 Thursday: In Venice, Republic of Venice, future 241st Roman Catholic Pope Alexander VIII is born Pietro Vito Ottoboni.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on October 06, 1689, and would lead his global flock from that date until February 01, 1691.
  11. 1792 Sunday: President George Washington proclaimed American neutrality in the war in Europe.
  12. 1793 Monday: President George Washington attends Rickett’s, the first circus to appear in the new United States of America.
  13. 1832 Sunday: In Adams, New York, future 3rd U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Julius Sterling Morton is born.  A future Democrat, Secretary Morton would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to March 05, 1897.
  14. 1837 Saturday: The 27th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McKinley assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Martin Van Buren nominated his fellow Democrat to fill a new seat on the Supreme Court.  Associate Justice McKinley served from today until July 19, 1852.
  15. 1838 Sunday: The English ship Sirius docks in New York City; it is the first steamship to cross the Atlantic.
  16. 1861 Monday: General Robert E. Lee becomes head of the Confederate forces of Virginia.
  17. 1864 Friday: Congress authorized the use of the phrase, “In God We Trust,” which first appears on two-cent U.S. coins.
  18. 1876 Saturday: In the first official National League baseball game, Boston defeated Philadelphia by a final score of 6-5.
  19. 1884 Tuesday: The United States recognizes King Leopold II of Belgium’s Congo Free State.
  20. 1889 Monday: At high noon, the Oklahoma Land Rush begins; within hours, the cities of Oklahoma City and Guthrie form with populations of at least 10,000 citizens.
  21. 1897 Thursday: In New York City, the Jewish newspaper, “Forward,” begins publication and is still in print today.
  22. 1898 Friday: The first shot of the Spanish-American War occurred on this date when the USS Nashville captured a Spanish merchant ship on the high seas.
  23. 1903 Wednesday: In St. Paul, Minnesota, the 32nd U.S. Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey, died at age 87.  A Republican, Ramsey served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from December 10, 1879, to March 05, 1881.
  24. 1914 Wednesday: Mexico severs diplomatic relations with the United States.  Elsewhere, Babe Ruth makes his pitching debut as a pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles.
  25. 1915 Thursday: The use of chemical weapons in World War I escalates when the Germans release chlorine gas in the Second Battle of Ypres.  French defenders flee the town of Ypres, but Canadian reinforcements appear on scene and manage to hold the Germans in check.  On the Eastern Front, the Russians are having mixed success as they fight their way through the Carpathian Mountain pass of Uzhok.  Austro-Hungarian troops have managed to stem the tide but a counterattack towards the town of Styrj is repulsed.  Elsewhere, the New York Yankees wore pinstripes and the hat-in-the-ring logo for the first time.
  26. 1916 Saturday: Allied forces in German East Africa continue their pursuit of the Kaiser’s forces but as is the norm, every time the British and Commonwealth troops think they have brought them to a decisive battle, they manage to disappear into the tropical rain forests.
  27. 1917 Sunday: British and Ottoman Turkish forces come to battle on the western side of the Tigris River in Mesopotamia.  Elsewhere, the Siege of Kut continues as the Turks continue their ongoing bombardment of the fabled town.  The British and Indian troops got themselves caught in a trap from which there was no extrication and men, and animals are dying of starvation and thirst.  The Turks continue giving them opportunities to surrender but a British force this size has never surrendered in the field.
  28. 1918 Monday: With the Russians out of World War I, Austro-Hungarian reinforcements are beginning to arrive in Belgium from the Eastern Front.  The Germans are going to go for broke in a desperate bid to win the war. 
  29. 1930 Tuesday: In London, the United States, Great Britain, and the Empire of Japan sign a naval treaty, which spells out which each nation’s naval fleet can be as well as the number of ships it might have—the Japanese did not like this.
  30. 1931 Wednesday: James G. Ray landed an autogiro on the lawn of the White House on this date.
  31. 1937 Thursday: Jack Nitzche—future keyboardist with Crazy Horse[i] (1970-71), Quicksilver Messenger Service[ii] in the mid-1970s, and with other bands—was born on this date in Chicago, Illinois.
  32. 1938 Friday: 45 workers died in a coalmine explosion at Keen Mountain in Buchanan County, Virginia.
  33. 1940 Monday: North of Lillehammer, Norway, British resistance is beginning to collapse against the Nazi drive to secure the nation and stamp out all resistance.  The Brits will soon be attempting to find ways to evacuate their forces.
  34. 1941 Tuesday: Fighting around Dessie in East Africa begins to subside.  Remaining Italian forces commence falling back with South African troops following swiftly behind them.
  35. 1942 Wednesday: British and Chinese troops are preparing to make a stand at Meiktila in Burma in the hope of stunting the ongoing Imperial Japanese assault. 
  36. 1943 Thursday: The Luftwaffe continues the attempt to get supplies to the trapped Afrika Korps in Tunisia; however, without control of the skies, the Luftwaffe is losing too many planes in the endeavor what with the loss of 30 transports being shot down just today.
  37. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, Adolf Hitler, and Benito Mussolini, meet at Salzburg, Austria, to confer on war aims.  Meanwhile in the Pacific Theater, U.S. forces began invading Japanese-held New Guinea with amphibious landings at Hollandia and Aitape.
  38. 1945 Sunday: Chief of the SS Heinrich Himmler meets with Swedish Count Bernadotte and gives him a proposal to carry to the Allies: the Germans will surrender to the Western Allies BUT NOT to the Soviet Union.  The Swiss diplomat agrees to pass the message to the Allies.  Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, American and Filipino forces continue liberating the Philippines as they land on lesser islands and begin going after Japanese garrisons.
  39. 1946 Monday: In Washington, D.C., Harlan F. Stone, died.  President Calvin Coolidge nominated Stone to fill Associate Justice Joseph McKenna’s seat.  In this role, the 73rd over-all justice served from March 02, 1925, to July 03, 1941. President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated the Republican justice to fill Charles Evans Hughes’ seat which made Stone the 12th Chief Justice of the United States.  In this capacity, he served from July 03, 1941, to April 22, 1946.  Prior to either of these positions, Stone served his nation as its 52nd U.S. attorney general.  In this capacity, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from April 07, 1924, to March 01, 1925, before moving up to SCOTUS.
  40. 1950 Saturday: Peter Frampton, future lead guitarist and vocalist with the British bands, the Herd and Humble Pie[iii], and later of a solo career lasting until today was born in Beckenham, Kent, England, on this date.
  41. 1951 Sunday: In Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK, Paul Carrack future vocalist/guitarist with Mike + the Mechanics[iv] is born.
  42. 1952 Tuesday: An atomic bomb test in Nevada became the first nuclear explosion shown on live network television as a B-50 Superfortress dropped a 31-kiloton bomb on the desert floor.
  43. 1954 Thursday: Live television coverage of the U.S. Senate’s Army-McCarthy hearings begins on this date.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu rages on and with the loss of Huguette 1, the People’s Army now is able to blanket the remnants of the airfield as well as the drop zones for reinforcements sent in by air drop.  Communist artillery is able to blanket much of the base, taking out supplies as well as causing havoc among the remaining supply vehicles.  A counterattack to re-seize Huguette 1 from the communists is planned for tomorrow.  New units are being formed using remnants of others.  This attack must succeed at all costs.[v]
  44. 1955 Friday: The U.S. Congress orders the inscription “In God We Trust” on all coins minted in the United States.
  45. 1959 Wednesday: The 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles left his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 26, 1953, until today.  His replacement, the 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter took his position.  He also served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until January 20, 1961.  
  46. 1967 Saturday: Randy Matson set a world record with a shot-put toss of 71 feet, and 5.5 inches at College Station, Texas.
  47. 1970 Wednesday: Millions of Americans concerned about the environment observed the first “Earth Day.”[vi]
  48. 1972 Saturday: In Struthers, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a TKO at the 2:38 minute mark of Round 5 in a scheduled 10-round bout over Canadian Bob Felstein.  With the win, Shavers record to 38-2.
  49. 1976 Thursday: Barbara Walters becomes the first female nightly news anchor on network television.
  50. 1979 Sunday: To keep Keith Richards out of a Canadian prison, the Rolling Stones[vii] perform a free concert in that nation.
  51. 1982 Thursday: In Traverse City, Michigan, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers wins a 10-round bout on points over fellow American boxer, Ali Haakim which puts his record to 65-10-1.
  52. 1983 Friday: The West German news magazine Stern announced the discovery of 60 volumes of personal diaries purportedly written by Adolf Hitler; however, the diaries turned out to be nothing more than a hoax.
  53. 1987 Wednesday: The American Physical Society said that the “Star Wars” missile system was ‘highly questionable’ and would require 10 years of research.
  54. 1989 Saturday: In the MLB, Nolan Ryan strikes out Ricky Henderson for his 5,000th strikeout.
  55. 1990 Sunday: After 39 months of captivity, Muslim extremists in Lebanon release American captive, Robert Polhill.
  56. 1992 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., a museum for the Holocaust opens to the public.  Elsewhere, in East Rutherford, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Tony “TNT” Tucker scores a TKO over his opponent, Jesus Contreras, at the 1:27-minute mark of Round 6 at a scheduled 10-round bout.  This put Tucker’s record to 44-1-1.
  57. 1993 Thursday: The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum was dedicated in Washington, D.C., to honor the victims of Nazi extermination.
  58. 1994 Friday: Four days after suffering a stroke, Richard M. Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, died in a New York hospital; he was 81-years old  Prior to becoming president, Nixon served as the nation’s 36th vice president from 1953-1961 under President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  Meanwhile, Michael “Double M” Moorer beats Evander Holyfield via a 12-round split decision to win the WBA and IBF heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  Holyfield’s record went to 30-2 with the stunning loss while “Double M’s” record went to 35-0.
  59. 1995 Saturday: George Foreman beats Axel Schultz in a 12 round split decision to win the vacant WBU heavyweight boxing title of the world and retained the IBF heavyweight title.  With this victory, Foreman improved his pro record to 74-4.  Conversely, Schultz’s record dropped to 21-2-1.
  60. 1997 Tuesday: The Peruvian government sent commandos into the Japanese ambassador’s residence to put an end to a 126-day hostage crisis; all 14 Tupac Amaru rebels lost their lives while all 72 hostages were rescued; however, one died later due to gunshot wounds.  
  61. 2003 Tuesday: The Third World wins yet again as the new International Criminal Court selects Argentine lawyer Luis Moreno Ocampo to become the first prosecutor of the new world court.  Instead of choosing American or Europeans to do the honors, they did into the bowels of the Third World to find left-wing individuals to do the dirty work.
  62. 2004 Thursday: On this tragic day, U.S. Army Ranger Pat Tillman, who’d traded in a multi-million-dollar NFL contract to serve in Afghanistan, was killed by friendly fire; he was 27.  Elsewhere, the U.N. Security Council- calling upon all 191 member nations to assist- orders an investigation into the corruption surrounding the “Oil for Food” program set up after the First Gulf War back in 1991.  The program allowed Saddam Hussein to sell oil to the rest of the world in exchange for food.
  63. 2005 Friday: In a federal court, terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui pleads guilty to terrorism charges.  The POS scumbag overslept and failed to show up when the four planes took off on September 11, 2001.  The so-called 20th hijacker will be in prison for years to come…or so we hope.
  64. 2006 Saturday: In Kharkov in the Ukraine, two homemade bombs detonate in two grocery stores injuring 14 people.   Meanwhile, a Taliban roadside bomb claims the lives of four Canadian soldiers. 
  65. 2007 Sunday: “Former Islamist” (NO one is ever a ‘former Islamist’) Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has given the ‘okay’ for the arrest of, detention of, and even the torture of Christian citizens within his country.  Could we see another Armenian Genocide brewing here?  Erdogan is little more than a big piece of festering pig crap and so wants to be a DICTATOR.   Someone needs to eliminate this guy.
  66. 2008 Tuesday: In the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Primary, candidate Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY, wins big, giving Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, a big smackdown.   Meanwhile, a federal grand jury in Las Vegas, Nevada, indicts an unidentified suspect on possession of ricin, a nerve agent.
  67. 2009 Wednesday: Japan reports its first trade deficit since 1981.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate Intel Committee announces that the Bush administration authorized the use of torture ahead of the capture of foreign jihadists on the battlefield.   The report also noted the calls for use of a specialized facility where ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ would be utilized such as ones learned by the U.S. military from its returned POWs from North Korea during the Korean War.  Wow.
  68. 2010 Thursday: The British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon rig that blew up two days prior begins to sink into the Gulf of Mexico; crude oil leaks into the surrounding waters at an alarming rate.   Authorities estimate at least 8,000 barrels of crude oil are going into the Gulf of Mexico every day as well as diesel fuel that the resulting explosion failed to consume.  Meanwhile, 11 people are still missing…
  69. 2011 Friday: After airstrikes destroy 30 – 40 per cent of Libya’s ground forces, U.S. Admiral Mike Mullen states the war is moving toward a stalemate.  Elsewhere, things go awry in the Gaza Strip when a mysterious blast at a factory- probably a bomb-making factory if you will- occurs sending three fortunate souls to meet with Allah sooner than expected and leaving another three wishing they could have gone with their buddies.  Exercise more caution, jihadis.
  70. 2012 Sunday: The U.S. military is faced with having to monitor its servicemen-and-women in Afghanistan after reports of opiate and other drug usage, as well as distribution, begin to arise.  Of course, this smacks of the Vietnam War Era when numerous service personnel were hooked on opiates or involved in their trafficking.   Meanwhile, naval forces from both Russia and the People’s Republic of China participate in joint exercises in the Yellow Sea.
  71. 2013 Monday: The News Corporation phone hacking scandal results in the company’s agreement to pay $139 million to American shareholders.  Elsewhere, the first performer at the Woodstock Music Festival of 1969, 5:07 to 7:00 P.M.—Richie Havens[viii]—died on this date in Jersey City, N.J. at age 72.  Elsewhere, fighting between Nigerian troops and Boko Haram human scum continues in Borno state.   Human rights activists are blasting the Nigerians, but local military authorities claim they are ‘inflating the numbers.’
  72. 2014 Tuesday:  An American, Meb Keflezighi, wins the men’s Boston Marathon, one year after two jihadist brothers from Chechnya bombed the race the previous year; an American last won the men’s race in 1983.  Elsewhere, a Russian court orders Alexei Navalny, an anti-Putin, pro-democracy Russian political activist, to pay the sum of 300,000 rubles to settle a libel suit made by a Putin stooge whom Navalny labeled a drug addict.
  73. 2015 Wednesday: Following a lengthy battle over abortion in the U.S. Senate passes by a unanimous vote a bill to combat human trafficking.  Elsewhere, following disputes between the European Union and Russian natural gas giant, Gazprom, the European Union threatens to launch an anti-trust suit against the company, a company that supplies natural gas to much of the European Continent.  How is this going to end?
  74. 2016 Friday: Mayor Boris Johnson of London is peeved with U.S. President Barack Obama.  The 44th president has this effect on people.  Regarding Brexit, Mayor BoJo, also a member of the British Cabinet, says of President Obama that he is both ‘hypocritical and inconsistent’ in putting in his two cents regarding the desire of the British people to undergo Brexit.  What right does the Bamster have telling another country- especially our oldest ally- to NOT do something.  
  75. 2017 Saturday: As the Trump transition continues, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy gets the axe and is sent packing.  For the time being, Deputy Surgeon General Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams will serve as the Acting Surgeon General.  Elsewhere, angry Venezuelans continue protesting against the regime of faux President Nicolas Maduro. 
  76. 2018 Sunday: A bus crash in northern North Korea kills at least 36 people, most of them Chinese tourists.  WTF is there to see in North Korea other than pain, misery, and suffering?   Meanwhile, Saudi warplanes kill 20-plus people at a wedding in northwestern Yemen.   Target: Houthi rebels so the wedding attendees most likely were terrorists.
  77. 2019 Monday: ‘Nobody’ Congressman Seth Moulton, DS-MA 6th congressional district says, ‘I am running for the Democratic Party’s 2020 Presidential nomination.’  Big deal.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration directs that ALL nations buying oil from Iran stop doing so by May 01 so that they can cripple the country economically and stop their march towards the development of nuclear weapons.  
  78. 2020 Wednesday: At the time of this publishing, the confirmed cases of the Chinese Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka COVID-19, aka Coronavirus, aka Wuhan Flu, aka the Kung Flu around the planet sit at 2,614,040 what with confirmed deaths at 182,004 but confirmed recoveries at 706,636.  In the United States, confirmed total number of cases is 840,625 what with 46,996 confirmed deaths and 76,864 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the s-hole country where this all began- the People’s Republic of China- the Chin continue claiming 83,868 confirmed cases and 4,636 confirmed deaths.  How interesting is that?  Western intelligence agencies have reported a greater number of deaths that dwarf anything the communist government claims is the truth.  Shame on them.
  79. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 144,025,288 confirmed cases, +1,013,182, 3,062,087  confirmed deaths, +15,938, and 82,570,488 confirmed recoveries, +590,604.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,039,261 confirmed cases, UP 160,965 from yesterday’s reporting, 574,418 confirmed deaths, UP 1,717, (figures for the U.S. are the same as yesterday’s) and 119,051,035 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[ix] 
  80. 2021 Thursday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 250,546 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  81. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,725,196 confirmed cases, 61,170 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,191,038 confirmed cases, 34,696 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,885 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 392,013 confirmed cases, 5,466 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Mexico, the fictional home of “Breaking Bad”: they have 195,793 confirmed cases, 4,022 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  82. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,807 confirmed cases, 6,346 confirmed deaths, and 829,127 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Moldova, a former piece of the old Soviet Union: 247,391 cases of the virus, 5,643 confirmed deaths and 234,204 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    In other foreign Chi-Vi news, we learned today that FAKE Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines have been discovered in countries such as Mexico and Poland.
  83. 2021 Thursday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,815.90, DOWN 321.41 points (-0.94%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,818.41, DOWN 131.81 points (-0.94%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,134.98, DOWN 38.44 points (-0.92%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.78 per barrel, +0.35 (+0.57%).  The price of GOLD is $1,784.20 per troy oz., +2.30 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $26.18 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,206.50 per troy oz, -2.00 (-0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.27 per pound, -0.01 (-0.19%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,828.60 per troy oz, -47.13 (-1.64%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,200.00 per troy oz., -300.00 (-1.02%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000019.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Iraqi Dinar, one greenback equals 1,460.00 and in Jamaican dollar, a buck equals 150.04.[xv]   In other business news, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘small business owners cannot find enough employees.’
  84. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Three States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.979 per gallon, $2.808 in Florida, $3.758 in Hawaii, and $3.397 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Maryland: $2.772.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,201,534,976,782 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  85. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– a new report hit the news cycle today suggesting that Health and Human Services, an agency headed by Secretary Xavier Becerra, a man who never met an illegal alien he did not want to protect or a baby to abort, is paying travel expenses for (NAMBLA) and other groups to come pick up illegal alien brats and then take them elsewhere in the country.  Shady foster care services are making BIG BUCKS right now caring for illegal alien minors.  Meanwhile, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, RINO, calls Joe Biden on the spot demanding that the feeble old coot declare a “CRISIS” along the southern border.  Speaking of calling a ‘crisis’ a ‘crisis,’ Politico has forbidden its employees from labeling the southern border crisis a ‘crisis.’  Sad.  (Note- Congressman Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden won’t visit the border, so he won’t be forced into acknowledging we have a BORDER CRISIS.’   In other border news, Congresswoman Lisa McClain, R-MI 10th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is aiding the Mexican drug cartels by taking the illegal alien kids and distributing them across the country.’  Can we stop doing this, Joe?   Congressman Darrell Issa, R-CA 50th congressional district, points out that resistance in Arizona to mass illegal alien invasion shows there are problems in the White House.
  86. 2021 Thursday G: Earth Day Climate Communism News– Conservative commentators with the balls to call out Joe Biden point out that his so-called ‘climate summit’ is little more than a gift to the Chi-Coms who will agree to anything and then forge ahead with their plans.  Who can blame them?  Since it’s ‘Earth Day,’ Joe Biden rolls out sweeping new climate goals that are little more than open doorways for communism to consume both the country and the world.  Thanks, Joe.   Speaking of our drooling commander-in-chief, Climate Change protesters pushed pink wheelbarrows full of steer manure through the streets of Washington, D.C. and dumped them out in front of the White House.  They claim Old Joe is full of s**t.  Wow.  Meanwhile, it’s another Earth Day so it’s another opportunity for angry teenager Greta Thunberg to lambaste the world’s politicians once again.  Young lady, why don’t you row your boat to Beijing and tell comrade Xi Jinping how HE is responsible for f**king up the world?  You might find yourself vacationing in Xinjiang Province.   
  87. 2021 Thursday H: Joe Biden News I– In an interesting turn of events, Joe Biden is expected to call the ‘Armenian Genocide’ the ‘Armenian Genocide.’  This is going to drive the Turks berserk.  F**k them.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden is talking about raising the capital gains tax to 39.6-to-43.3-percent which collapsed the stock markets today (see Thursday 2021 D) and will kill all further business development and progress.  Thanks, Joe, thanks.  Next, “Kooky Kamala” Harris is set to speak with Guatemalan officials on Monday, seeking ways to ‘fix’ the ongoing illegal alien crisis.
  88. 2021 Thursday I: Political News I– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says he ‘won’t budge on the Senate filibuster.’  Next, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, is going to visit Iowa on June 29, 2021, to help fellow GOP politicians in election bids.  Some believe this is testing the waters for a run in 2024, something with which, we don’t concur.  Moving on, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill that would make Washington, D.C., a state, something the U.S. Constitution expressly forbids.  It moves onto the U.S. Senate.
  89. 2021 Thursday J: Crime And Punishment News– Governor J. Kevin Stitt, R-OK, signed a pair of bills into law today that protect motorists from ‘protesters.’  Not long after he did that, there was an INSURRECTION in the State House in which, a bunch of BLM supporters stormed the building and had to be tossed out on their butts by security.  Excellent.   Next, the POS Islamist from Syria[xviii], let in on the refugee program under President Barack Hussein Obama who shot up the King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado, is being charged with having a high-capacity magazine.  Say it ain’t so!  Next, Columbus, Ohio, following the death of a 16-year-old Ma’ Khia Bryant was shot dead by a police officer yesterday as she was in the act of stabbing another young girl, protests and riots are occurring in the city, especially after troglodyte LeBron “Fecal Matter” James poured gasoline all over the fire yesterday with a threatening tweet against the officer involved in the action.  Look, when you are threatening someone with an 8-eight-inch blade and you are overheard saying, “I’M GOING TO STAB THE F**K OUT OF YOU, BITCH,” was the officer supposed to stand aside and watch the deed done?  Enough with this bulls**t.  Moving on, Tucker Carlson reported tonight on his Fox News Channel program that SEXUAL ASSAULTS in New York City this past couple of months are UP by…get this…322-percent.  Gee whiz.  WTF is Mayor Bill “The Blank” Di Blasio doing to halt this horrendous sexual crime wave?  Nothing.  Finally, the POS Bangladeshi that tried to carry out a suicide bombing in the Times Square subway station received a life term in federal prison today.   
  90. 2021 Thursday K: Supreme Court News– On a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court rejects limits imposed on life sentences for juveniles.  This led to Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor slamming her fellow justices- but Brett Kavanaugh in particular- noting that the newer justices are willing to overturn precedent extremely easy.   Speaking of liberals, Democrats are demanding (don’t they always) that Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett recuse herself from a donor privacy case.  C’mon, Dems NEVER recuse themselves from anything.   Speaking of the nation’s high court, GOP senators are speaking out against the Democratic Party’s twisted scheme of packing the court.[xix]
  91. 2021 Thursday L: Miscellaneous News– The Department of Homeland Security reveals yet another cybersecurity hack into U.S. systems, blaming the Russkies when everyone knows it’s the Chi-Coms doing the evil deeds.  Next, the U.S. Senate passes a bill making it a crime to practice Asian Hate.  Folks, the Dems must tell the BLACK DEMOCRATS to stop attacking the ASIAN DEMOCRATS.  Everyone knows what has been going on, black Americans assaulting Asian Americans and for what?  Did the Dems mobilize their shock troops to commit these heinous acts?  We think so.  Next, former aide to former Governor Chris “Krispy Kreme” Christie, Bridget Kelly, says the ‘big oaf is unfit to ever become president.’  He engineered ‘Bridgegate,’ and Ms. Kelly underwent two criminal trials, was facing prison until the Supreme Court tossed this bogus case.   Elsewhere, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, is scheduled to give the rebuttal to Joe Biden’s upcoming ‘address’ to a joint session of Congress. 
  92. 2021 Thursday M: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Late last night, the so-called ‘religion of peace’ (you know of whom we speak) carried out a suicide car-bombing outside a luxury hotel in Quetta, Pakistan.  The resulting explosion killed four and wounded at least 11.  Supposedly, the Chi-Com ambassador was on site, so no one knows for sure whether he was the target, or it was just another day at the office for the jihadists.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, is putting forth a bill designed to crack down on People’s Republic of China infiltrating our institutions of higher learning.  Good.  Next, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, slams the enfeebled Joe Biden over his crackpot plans for rejoining with the Iranians in the deeply flawed JCPOA.   Moving on, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador suggests the U.S. could give eventual U.S. citizenship for illegal aliens willing to plant trees.  How about they plant them in YOUR country?).
  93. 2021 Thursday N: Foreign News / Overseas News II– A new report suggests that the Russians are suspected of launching directed energy attacks on U.S. military personnel.  Okay, uh, when claims of Vladimir Putin placing bounties atop the heads of U.S. soldiers led to demands that President Donald J. Trump go to war with the Russkies, how come the very same voices aren’t demanding that Joe Biden go to war?  Speaking of the Russians, it appears they have blinked and have pulled their forces back from the eastern border of Ukraine.  Wow.  Joe scared them.  In other ‘foreign news,’ a team of scientists are urging Congress to release more information on UFOs after one incident comes to light in which, a UFO going along at 120 miles per hour over Puerto Rico suddenly splits in two and heads off in different directions.  Folks, we have a problem on this planet.  What are we going to do about it?  (Note- this incident occurred back in 2013 so why are we just hearing about it now?)  Finally, at the upcoming meeting of House Republicans, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that President Donald J. Trump WON’T be addressing the group.
  94. 2022 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 508,616,252 confirmed cases, +974,756, 6,240,448 confirmed deaths, +5,090 and 460,943,098 confirmed recoveries, +1,056,239. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,628,089 confirmed cases, UP 75,317 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,018,154 confirmed deaths, UP 571,[xx] and 80,402,401 confirmed recoveries, UP to 57,979.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxi]
  95. 2022 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 568,861 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 204,106 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 457 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.          
  96. 2022 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,191,546 confirmed cases, 90,145 confirmed deaths, and 8,939,283 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,943,165 confirmed cases, 73,822 confirmed deaths, and 5,808,378 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 245,035 confirmed cases, 1,407 confirmed deaths, and 238,184 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,483,332 confirmed cases, 12,657 confirmed deaths, and 1,440,717 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., U.S. Virgin Islands: they have 16,091 confirmed cases, 111 confirmed deaths, and 15,736 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]   
  97. 2022 Friday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,047,693 confirmed cases, 10,658 confirmed deaths, and 4,009,152 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Macao, 220th place on the list: 82 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 82 confirmed recoveries.[xxiii]                         
  98. 2022 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,811.40, DOWN 981.36 points (-2.82%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,839.29 DOWN 335.56 points (-2.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,271.78, DOWN 121.88 points (-2.77%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $101.75 per barrel, -2.04 (-1.97%).  The price of GOLD is $1,932.50 per troy oz., -15.70 (-0.81%) while the price of SILVER is $24.19 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.75%).  The price of PLATINUM is $923.00 per troy oz, -44.80 (-4.63%) while the price of COPPER is $4.58 per pound, -0.12 (-2.56%).[xxiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,374.82 per troy oz., -47.07 (-1.94%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,650.00 per troy oz., -100.00 (-0.53%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,244.00 per USD/T, -54.00 (-1.64%). The price of ZINC is $4,388.00 per USD/T., -62.00 (-1.39%).   The price of COCOA is $2,506.00 per USD/T, -34.00 (-1.34%).  The price of COFFEE is $226.00 per USD/T, -2.15 (-0.94%).  The price of CORN is $791.75 per USD/T, -7.50 (-0.94%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,002.60 USD 1,000 board feet -22.40 (-2.19%).[xxv]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.50 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.93 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.22, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 74.88 of theirs.    In Netherlands Antilles Guilder, one greenback equals 1.80 and in New Israeli Shekel, a buck equals 3.27 and in New Zealand Dollar, one dollar equals 1.50 of theirs.[xxvi]       
  99. 2022 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.685 per gallon, $4.110 in Florida, $5.240 in Hawaii, and $4.685 in Washington state.[xxvii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Maryland- $4.047.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the 24th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Russia: $2.421 per U.S. Gallon.[xxviii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,402,029,192,644 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after United Arab Emirates the next largest holder of U.S. debt is ALL OTHERS.  These nations holds $215,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  100. 2022 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Moscow now says that they are going to conquer all of eastern Ukraine as well as southern Ukraine so they can then focus on intimidating Moldova into submission.   Meanwhile, a new report informs the world that Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites fought off a Russian jamming attack over Ukraine the other day.   Satellite images are showing mass graves surrounding Mariupol in eastern Ukraine holding as many as 9,000 or more corpses.  Whether they are Ukrainian civilians or slain Russians is unclear; however, the defenders within the city continue to put up a defense which is driving the Russians and their mercenaries insane.
  101. 2022 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– The families of the lost sailors who went down with the Moskva when it was sunk by Ukrainian forces last week are demanding answers from Vladimir Putin and his military regime.  They want to know WHY their sons and daughters went down with the ship in an unnecessary war.   Things are growing much more tense in Russia as the FSB is scooping up critics of the Russo-Ukrainian War such as opposition activist, Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr.  A criminal case has been opened against him and he could soon be staying with Alexei Navalny in the Siberian slammer.   Speculation abounds about Russian President Vladimir Putin as a recent series of photos shows him speaking with his defense minister. His right foot is tapping feverishly, he grips the table with one hand, his face, hands, and neck are bloated, and he looks worse than Adolf Hitler did in 1945.  Regarding Hitler, his personal doctor, Dr. Theodor Morell was injecting the Fuhrer with 75 different drugs per day including methamphetamine so what is Putin’s excuse?  The Joe Biden ‘disease,’ i.e., advance senility?
  102. 2022 Friday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the border disaster for the past 385 days and it’s been 299 days since she arrived on scene to do her job.  What a tragedy.  The cost of caring for the Biden-Harris illegals since January 01, 2022, is $713,581,700.  The cost of caring for the illegals since the two took their oaths to defend the Constitution of the United States and the American people is $42,459,387,443.  The number of illegals who have crossed the border since the year began is a shocking 1,139,758.  Next, the conservative low estimate of illegals in the country is a shockingly low 46,571,415.  We suspect the number to be closer to 85-to-125 million illegal aliens which is a travesty no sane country can withstand. Next, a Texas National Guard member was swept away attempting to rescue struggling illegals drowning in the Rio Grande River.  The search continues for the unfortunate guardsman.  (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  103. 2022 Friday I: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Bowing to pressure, Pope Francis calls off a meeting he had scheduled with a Russian patriarch due to the Russian being an ardent supporter of President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine.   Meanwhile, another Russian, Olympic swimmer Evgeny Rylov has been given a nine-month suspension in international swimming events because the POS attended a pro-Vladimir Putin rally.  Next, Austria turns off the Russian oil spigot.  Meanwhile, the European Union is begging its citizens to voluntarily reduce energy usage so as to slash the dependence on Russian oil.
  104. 2022 Friday J: Foreign News-Overseas News II– British Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson is no slacker, and he says that ‘next week, the Brits will be reopening their embassy in Kyiv.’  Wow.  Where the hell is Joe Biden?  (Note- Joe is worried more about trannys and their rights than he is in promoting and defending the United States).   Elsewhere, after back-to-attack attacks on U.S. troops, diplomats from Iraq and Iran to meet. However, President Volodymyr Zelensky says the ‘U.S. most definitely will be reopening their embassy very soon.’  Next, after the Ukrainian postal service debuts a new anti-Russian postage stamp online, a cyberattack shuts them down.
  105. 2022 Friday K: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $48.15 (2) AstraZeneca: $65.86 (3) Novavax: $46.65 (4) Merck & Company: $84.59 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $181.54  (6) BioNTech: $145.07 (7) Moderna: $140.34.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Pfizer: $53.13 (2) AstraZeneca: $69.05 (3) Novavax: $58.55 (4) Merck & Company: $86.91 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $179.89  (6) BioNTech: $175.29 (7) Moderna: $165.49.
  106. 2022 Friday L: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $100.52 (2) Boeing: $176.92 (3) General Dynamics: $238.79 (4) Lockheed Martin: $445.79 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $447.40.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Raytheon: $104.27 (2) Boeing: $181.94 (3) General Dynamics: $243.74 (4) Lockheed Martin: $467.66 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $467.20.
  107. 2022 Friday M: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $26.15 (2) DuPont: $67.29 (3) 3M: $149.17 (4) Honeywell: $190.63  (5) Teijen: $1,374.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.18 (2) DuPont: $68.78 (3) 3M: $147.36 (4) Honeywell: $195.19  (5) Teijen: $1,324.00.
  108. 2022 Friday N: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $21.79 (2) Beyond Meat: $37.60  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $69.33.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $28.48 (2) Beyond Meat: $43.01  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $67.88.
  109. 2022 Friday O: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $156.86 (2) Lowe’s: $197.06 (3) Home Depot: $300.11 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $571.70 (5) Amazon: $2,887.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Wal-Mart: $157.05 (2) Lowe’s: $201.28 (3) Home Depot: $304.67 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $590.39 (5) Amazon: $3,034.13.
  110. 2022 Friday P: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– A new Gallup poll says that Joe Biden’s popularity rating is the second lowest in presidential history.  While we suggest that Barack Hussein Obama’s was worst, we know that President Richard M. Nixon rates the lowest.  In other devastating news to the so-called ‘Catholic president,’ Catholic League President William Anthony Donahue is slamming President Biden over his embrace of ‘transgender mania.’  Yikes, Joe.  How much worse can it get for you?
  111. 2022 Friday Q: Joe Biden Regime News I– Despite a growing rebellion among Democrats and red state governors going for broke to end the border invasion, the Biden regime says that it’s still going to end Title 42 on May 23, 2022,  whether they like it or they don’t.  Wow.  Meanwhile, struggling Joe Biden arrived on the West Coast today to do some fundraising and not to discuss defending our borders.  In Portland, Oregon, Joe Biden gave a rambling, stumbling speech to a tiny crowd and in his remarks, said that ‘Americans should stop feeling sorry for themselves’ regarding inflation and unaffordable prices.  Then in Seattle, he talked about climate change before ambling off into the hands of his handlers.  Where was the Easter bunny?  To cap things off, Joe grasped the lectern, leaned forward to the almost nonexistent crowd, begin whispering, then mumbling, and finally stuttering and stammering about how the GOP has become the MAGA party.  (Note- look for Joe to outlaw the Republican Party ahead of the 2022 Mid-Term Elections).
  112. 2022 Friday R: Joe Biden Regime News II– In Washington, D.C., today, another busload of Joe Biden’s illegal aliens arrived in the nation’s capital.  Dump ‘em on the White House lawn.  They should not need ID there anymore than they need ID along the U.S.-Mexico border.   Next, after the BIG SCARE at the U.S. Capitol yesterday, the FAA says it failed to inform the Capitol Hill Police Department of the parachute jump into Washington Nationals Stadium.  As you recall, a parachutist caused mass panic at the Capitol.  Was it the return of the INSURRECTIONISTS?  Oh, God, say it ain’t so.
  113. 2022 Friday S: Political News I– Democrats do what Democrats do best: use the system to topple their foes.  Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th district, appeared in administrative court in Atlanta, Georgia, today where her Democrat opponents are trying to remove her from the primary ballot because (1) they hate her and (2) they know they can’t beat her.  He enemies are attempting to tie her to the false flag operation authorized by U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi.  Charged with no crime, the Dems still seek to remove her from the ballot.  Her attorney informed the hearing that all she did was to exercise her First Amendment rights.  The congresswoman says that all she was doing was asking people to come and to attend a peaceful march.
  114. 2022 Friday T: Political News II– Randi Weingarten- well-known socialist head of the American Federation of Teachers says that ‘parental rights laws in education are the way in which wars are started.’  Wow.  We suspect Ms. Weingarten may be going the way of Jimmy Hoffa soon.  Know when you’ve reached the apex of your career and then bow out gracefully; otherwise, you could end up in a landfill in the Garden State.
  115. 2022 Friday U: Political News III– In dire news for U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, RINO-CA 23rd district, Rep. “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney released audio from around January 06, 2022, in which, ‘Lyin’ Liz’ prompted Leader McCarthy to say that he was going to suggest to President Donald J. Trump that ‘IF impeached again, he should resign.’  This first came up yesterday and Rep. McCarthy denied ever saying it; however, today, ‘Lyin’ Liz’ Cheney got even with the California congressman by releasing the audio damning him as the anti-Trump RINO POS that he is.  Republicans in the Golden State’s 23rd district tell us they will be voting for Republican Jay Obernolte in June’s primary.  Dick Morris told Grant Stinchfield on Newsmax that ‘McCarthy will probably have to go,’ that ‘Trump will most likely push him out,’ and that the ‘only way McCarthy could survive is that he looks better in comparison than Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, RINO-KY.[xxx]
  116. 2022 Friday V: Political News IV– Former President Barack Hussein Obama once again has to add his two bits to the conversation.  He says that Meta-Facebook and Twitter are private companies and don’t have to practice freedom of speech.  Wow.  Next, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th district, shedding tears while speaking about the trauma she claims to have suffered on January 06, 2021- remember, she was in another building several blocks away from the Capitol- says, ‘this is no joke- they’re coming back.’  Well, this time we hope the ‘insurrectionists find YOU.’ Moving on, Rep. James Comer, R-KY 1st district, says that Twitter ‘must release data on Hunter Biden’s activities and his laptop.’
  117. 2022 Friday W: Political News V– Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st district, says, ‘it’s not right for the Dems trying to force fellow GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th district, off the primary ballot.  In other news, former ambassador to Germany and to the United Nations Ric Grenell says that ‘the Dems, Joe Biden, and ‘Merkelism’ in Germany’ set the war in Ukraine in motion.
  118. 2022 Friday X: Political News VI– Greg Kelly on Newsmax played an audio clip of former Governor John Kasich, RINO-OH, and former ‘2016 presidential primary candidate’ said on his radio show, Kasich and Klepper, that following losing the nomination to businessman Donald J. Trump, he broke down and started blubbering like the crybaby he is.
  119. 2022 Friday Y: Lawsuit and Legal News– The punk who started an altercation with heavyweight boxing champion “Iron Mike” Tyson on an airliner the other day has lawyered up while “Iron Mike’s” legal representatives say the putz was bothering him throughout the flight and then finally threw a water bottle at the famous fighter.  This led Mr. Tyson to turn around and punch the dimwit into early senility.  It’s a cut-and-dry case for Mr. Tyson.  Lock the punk up for instigating a fight he was never going to win.   Meanwhile, Tennessee has passed a new law that will force drunk drivers- guilty of killing a parent while driving while intoxicated- to pay support to the kids of the parents they kill.  This is absolutely amazing.  Good for you!
  120. 2022 Friday Z: Big Tech News– Netflix, reeling from a precipitous drop in stock value through the loss of hundreds of thousands of subscribers said today they will curtail spending in an effort to woo young people back to their crumbling site.  We suspect they will go the way of the ‘video store,’ relegated to the dustbin of history.  Meanwhile, Florida passed the law stripping Disney of its special governing and taxation privileges which led to a precipitous fall in their stock prices.  All Disney has to do is to just shut the hell up.  Be neutral and tell your employees to be neutral, too, while on the job.  Outside of work, if you want to prance around in pink tutus defending ‘transgender rights,’ go for it but stop with supporting the indoctrination of kids ages kindergarten to Third Grade.  Enough is flipping enough, already.  Now, your employer owes billions of dollars in taxes which means some of you are going to get the ax.
  121. 2022 Friday AA: Big Tech News II– New data shows that BIG TECH censored stories critical of Joe Biden 600-plus times over a two-year-cycle.  Why would anyone be surprised?  We know they did everything imaginable to cover up the truth of Hunter Biden’s laptop story which would have swayed the election for sure.  (We still believe that President Donald J. Trump won the 2020 Presidential Election by amazing numbers).
  122. 2022 Friday BB: New York State News– Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner resigned today following video of the arrest of an eight-year-old shoplifter.  Passersby attempted to interfere with the police officers and once again the media is in a stage of outrage screaming and yelling racism.  If a family member would discipline the brat at home, he would not be out shoplifting but no, they permit the kid to run amok and then when he’s caught, the media and their left-wing allies turn it into yet another reason for social unrest across the nation.  Put the kid in with the Cho-Mos.  He won’t shoplift again.
  123. 2022 Friday CC: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1757 what with a $22 million jackpot on the line: 07, 28, 29, 58, 59, and Mega 10.  Out of 51,626 winning tickets, the highest winners were 27 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $513 apiece.

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This artwork is #0808 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Flowering Desert.”  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 archival release Rick Danko’s record company put out is “Live at the Iron Hose, Northampton 1995 with Blondie Chapin and Ed Kaercher.”  This album came out on June 07, 2011, as have his other releases but unlike his ‘solo’ efforts, he has the phenomenal Blondie Chapin (guitars/vocals of Beach Boys fame among others) and Ed Kaercher (guitars, vocals) with which to give it a more electrified sound.  There are 20 tunes, many of which have been culled from the Band’s catalog and which are a joy to hear.  Sadly, they should have been able to have slipped in “Sail On Sailor,” one of the all-time great 1970s Beach Boys albums performed by Blondie Chapin.  We hope you will seek this one out as Danko- troubled star that he was- could deliver the musical goods with the emotional voice denoting fragility, yet strength at the same time.  Great music on a great album by one of the all-time greats- check it out now.  Enjoy.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We presented the music of Quicksilver Messenger Service on two unique occasions.  The first commenced on Friday, 25-March-2011 through Monday, 04-April-2011.  The second cycle with newer albums began on Tuesday, 20-August-2013 through Monday, 02-September-2013.  We hope you will check the albums out by visiting whatever site you do for nothing but the absolute best in rock music.

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

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

[v] Martin Windrow’s superb book, “The Last Valley,” Da Capo Press 2006 as well as Time-Life Books excellent series on the Vietnam War serve as the main sources for this historic battle.

[vi] Alas, if only that indoctrinated moron Greta Thunberg was alive back then!  She would have been the center of attention.

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

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

[x] See previous.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] The shooter is Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, the 21-year-old shooter who killed 10 people back on March 22, 2021.

[xix] It’s important to note that the Dems have a secondary plan with which to achieve the rulings they seek and that is the constant threat of packing the court.  In so doing, it forces the court to yield more Democrat-friendly rulings, so the Dems WON’T pack the court.  NO one can ever trust the flipping Democrats.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxx] Many of us believe that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene or Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, would make phenomenal House speakers should either one seek the job.  Grant Stinchfield would like to see Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st district, as would Dick Morris.  Yes, Mr. Scalise would be amazing, too.

98. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 08, 2022

1954 Thursday: In the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, having lost Eliane 1 to the People’s Army the preceding night, Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais approves a plan for Major Marcel Bigeard to take it back later in the night/early morning. The size of the camp has been whittled down from more than 1,100 acres to around 640. Every scrap of land is essential to the defenders as is bleeding the communists dry faster than the communists are bleeding them.

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98. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 08, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Howell Edmunds Jackson; U.S. Attorney General Richard Olney; U.S. Secretary of State Richard Olney; U.S. Senator Ron Johnson; Secretary-General of the Communist Party (Soviet Union) Leonid Brezhnev,  the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Danny Thomas, Family featuring Roger Chapman, Grand Funk Railroad featuring Mel Schacher, Guns ‘N’ Roses featuring Izzy Stradlin, the Keef Hartley Band featuring Keef Hartley, Michael Schenker Band featuring Andy Nye, Nirvana featuring Kurt Cobain, and YES featuring Steve Howe:

  1. 1195 Saturday: Alexius III Angelus drives out brother Isaak II as Byzantine emperor.
  2. 1378 Wednesday: The 202nd Roman Catholic Pope Urban VI became Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would shepherd Christians across the globe from today until October 15, 1389.
  3. 1455 Sunday: Alfonso de Borgia elected as the 209th Roman Catholic pontiff- Pope Callixtus III- on this date.  Callixtus would lead his Christian subjects from today until August 06, 1458.  
  4. 1513 Tuesday:  Explorer Juan Ponce de León claimed Florida for Spain.
  5. 1730 Saturday: 1st Jewish congregation in U.S. forms synagogue, “Shearith Israel, New York City.”
  6. 1789 Wednesday: The House of Representatives held its first meeting on this date.
  7. 1801 Wednesday: Soldiers riot in Bucharest, killing 128 Jews.
  8. 1820 Saturday: A farmer on the Greek island of Milos discovered the Venus de Milo statue.
  9. 1832 Sunday: In Paris, Tennessee, future 54th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Howell Edmunds Jackson is born.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated the Democrat to fill Associate Justice Lucius Lamar’s seat.  Jackson would serve from 02-18-1893 to 08-08-1895.
  10. 1834 Tuesday: In New York Cornelius Lawrence became the first mayor elected by popular vote in a city election.
  11. 1839 Monday: Apple Valley held the first collegiate rodeo in this nation on this date.
  12. 1864 Friday: The U.S. Senate passed, 38-6, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution abolishing slavery (note, these were Republicans who did this, NOT the Democrats).  In January 1865, the U.S. House of Representatives passed it.  In December 1865, it underwent ratification and adoption into the Constitution.  
  13. 1873 Tuesday: Alfred Paraf patented the first successful oleomargarine. 
  14. 1898 Friday: At the Battle of Atbara River, Anglo-Egyptian forces crushed 6,000 Sudanese Islamists in battle.  
  15. 1911 Saturday: The Harvard Club in New York City held the first squash tournament on this date.  Elsewhere, an explosion at the Banner Coal Mine in Littleton, Ala., claimed the lives of 128 men.
  16. 1913 Tuesday: The 17th Amendment to the Constitution, providing for the popular election of United States senators (as opposed to appointment by state legislatures), was ratified.  President Woodrow Wilson became the first chief executive since John Adams to address Congress in person as he asked lawmakers to enact tariff reform.
  17. 1917 Sunday: In Boston, Massachusetts, the 34th U.S. Secretary of State Richard Olney died.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from 06-10-1895 to 03-05-1897.  He also served the nation as its 40th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he served under President Grover Cleveland from 03-06-1893 to 06-10-1895.  He then became 34th U.S. Secretary of State.
  18. 1935 Monday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Emergency Relief Appropriations Act, which provided money for programs such as the Works Progress Administration.
  19. 1939 Saturday: King Zog I of Albania flees ahead of advancing Italian troops who invaded his nation a week prior.
  20. 1940 Monday: German battle cruisers sink the British aircraft carrier HMS Glorious.  Elsewhere, some naval actions occur between Kriegsmarine and Royal Navy forces as German invasion forces bound for Norway draw closer to Norway. 
  21. 1941 Tuesday: Joe Louis scores a technical knockout of Tony Musto in the 9th round to retain the NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  The “Brown Bomber’s” pro record would go to 48-1.  The Germans and Hungarians are rolling into Yugoslavia pummeling one defensive point after another.  There is no stopping the Nazi war machine.  Still, it’s a side show from the real operation, Operation Barbarossa, set to begin in early May.  Will the Axis be able to maintain its schedule, or will it lose crucial time?  We shall see.  In East Africa, the British and Indian troops continue rolling up crumbling Fascist Italian forces as they roll into Massawa.
  22. 1942 Wednesday: Extraordinary lead vocalist of the British rock group Family[i], Roger Chapman, was born on this date in Leicester, the United Kingdom.  Meanwhile, the Soviets managed to open a rail link to the besieged city of Leningrad.  Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, U.S. and Filipino troops begin destroying their equipment on Corregidor as soon, they will have to race the white flag and surrender to the Imperial Japanese troops besieging them.
  23. 1943 Thursday: For his part in the Mau-Mau Rebellion, the British authorities convict Kenyan leader, Jomo Kenyatta.  Meanwhile, U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, to check inflation, freezes wages and prices; prohibits workers from changing jobs unless they would aid the war effort; and bars rate increases to common carriers and public utilities.  Finally, “One World” by Wendell Willkie underwent publication for the first time.
  24. 1944 Saturday: Future rock drummer Keith “Keef” Hartley who would form and lead the Keef Hartley Band[ii], was born in Plungington, Lancashire, Great Britain on this date.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, Axis forces are being pummeled by the Red Army, a fight that now has gone against the Germans and their allies and in favor of the Soviet Union.  General Ferdinand Schörner had pronounced Axis forces could hold the Crimea the day before and now they were being thrashed.  
  25. 1946 Monday: The League of Nations meets for the final time.
  26. 1947 Tuesday: Future longtime guitarist with the British rock band, Yes[iii] (guitars 1970-1981 / 1991-92 / 1995-present), Steve Howe, is born in London, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Allstate Insurance Company issued the first illustrated insurance policy on this date. 
  27. 1948 Thursday: Future drummer with the Texas psychedelic band, the 13th Floor Elevators- Danny Thomas- is born in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Thomas would replace drummer Ike Walton on the skins and perform with the band from 1967-1969. 
  28. 1951 Sunday: Future bassist with Grand Funk Railroad[iv]—Mel Schacher—is born in Owosso, Michigan, on this date.
  29. 1952 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman seized the American steel industry to avert a nationwide strike.  Unfortunately, for him, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) later ruled that Mr. Truman had overstepped his authority, opening the way for a seven-week strike by steelworkers.
  30. 1953 Wednesday: North Dakota moved the bones of Sitting Bull to South Dakota.
  31. 1954 Thursday: In the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, having lost Eliane 1 to the People’s Army the preceding night, Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais approves a plan for Major Marcel Bigeard to take it back later in the night/early morning.  The size of the camp has been whittled down from more than 1,100 acres to around 640.  Every scrap of land is essential to the defenders as is bleeding the communists dry faster than the communists are bleeding them.
  32. 1955 Friday: In Mankato, Minnesota, future Senator Ron Johnson, Republican, is born.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2011, representing his adopted state of Wisconsin.
  33. 1959 Wednesday: In London, England, future keyboardist with the Michael Schenker Group- Andy Nye- is born.
  34. 1960 Friday: The U.S. Senate passed the Civil Rights bill by a vote of 71-18.  The bill would then be sent to the U.S. House of Representatives.  
  35. 1961 Saturday: The British liner “MV Dara” explodes in Persian Gulf kills 238 of the 819 people aboard the vessel lost their lives to the suspected bomb attack.
  36. 1962 Sunday: A court in Cuba sentenced the Bay of Pigs participants to 30 years in prison.   Meanwhile, in Lafayette, Indiana, future rhythm guitarist/vocalist, Izzy Stradlin who would play with the rock band, Guns ‘N’ Roses[v] (1985-91)—is born on this date.
  37. 1966 Friday: In the USSR, Leonid Brezhnev wins the election to become the next Secretary-General of the Communist Party.
  38. 1968 Monday: Major League Baseball’s opening day undergoes postponement in the aftermath of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  39. 1969 Tuesday: In Major League Baseball, expansion teams Kansas City Royals, Montreal Expos, San Diego Padres, and Seattle Pilots win their opening games.  The Expos in Canada’s first professional baseball game beat the New York Mets 10-9.
  40. 1970 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate rejects President Richard M. Nixon’s nomination of Judge G. Harrold Carswell to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  41. 1973 Sunday: Artist Pablo Picasso died in Mougins, France, at age 91.
  42. 1974 Monday: Hank Aaron, of the Atlanta Braves, hits his 715th home run, breaking the record set by Babe Ruth.
  43. 1975 Tuesday: Frank Robinson of the Cleveland Indians became the first black manager of a major league baseball team.
  44. 1985 Monday: India filed suit against Union Carbide over the Bhopal disaster.  Elsewhere, Phyllis Diller underwent a surgical procedure for permanent eyeliner to eliminate the need for eyelid makeup.
  45. 1986 Tuesday: Actor Clint Eastwood becomes mayor of Carmel, California.
  46. 1987 Wednesday: Los Angeles Dodgers executive Al Campanis resigned over remarks he had made that were racially insensitive and insulting.  While on ABC’s “Nightline,” Campanis commented that blacks “May not have some of the necessities” to hold managerial jobs in major league baseball, which caused people to go ballistic.
  47. 1988 Friday: Former President Ronald Reagan aide Lyn Nofzinger received a prison sentence for illegal lobbying for Wedtech Corporation.  Elsewhere, TV evangelist Jimmy Swaggert resigned from the Assemblies of God after the church defrocked him for rejecting an order from the church’s national leaders to stop preaching for a year amid reports that he had been schlepping prostitutes.
  48. 1990 Sunday: In Nepal, King Birendra lifted the 30-year ban on political parties.
  49. 1991 Monday: Actor Michael Landon announces he has inoperable cancer of the pancreas.
  50. 1992 Wednesday: In Britain, the final issue of Punch Magazine underwent publication on this date.
  51. 1994 Friday: Courtney Love found hubby Kurt Cobain, singer, and guitarist for the grunge band Nirvana[vi], dead in Seattle from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound; he was 27.  Meanwhile, the Pentagon bans smoking in both its facilities and in ALL military bases around the world.
  52. 1995 Saturday: Oliver McCall beats Larry Holmes in a 12-round unanimous decision with which to retain the WBC heavyweight boxing title of the world.  Larry Holmes’ pro record would go to 61-5 while that of WBC heavyweight champion of the world Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall would go to 26-5.
  53. 1996 Monday: At the end of Round 7 in a scheduled 12-round boxing match, Bruce Seldon scored a technical knockout of Tony “TNT” Tucker to win the vacated WBA boxing title.  With the loss, Tucker’s record went to 52-3-1 while that of the new WBA champion, “The Atlantic City Express,” went to 32-3.
  54. 1998 Wednesday: The widow of Martin Luther King Jr. presented new evidence in an appeal for new federal investigation of the assassination of her husband.
  55. 2000 Saturday: Nineteen U.S. Marines die when a V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crashes near Marana, Arizona.
  56. 2006 Saturday: Shedden massacre: the bodies of eight men, all shot to death, authorities uncover in a field in Ontario, Canada.  Law enforcement soon links them to the Bandidos motorcycle gang.
  57. 2009 Wednesday: Hundreds of thousands of people pour out into the streets of Pyongyang, North Korea, celebrating the successful launch of their first ‘communications satellite’ into orbit around the Earth.  It is a momentous day for the patriotic people of the glorious North.
  58. 2010 Thursday: Over 100 people die in the Kyrgyzstani riots; opposition leader Roza Otunbayeva says she will lead a temporary government for six months.  Meanwhile, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev and U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama sign a new treaty with which the two nations (well, at least the U.S. will) will reduce nuclear stockpiles by one-third.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms continue adding to theirs while the Iranians are striving to create an arsenal of their own.
  59. 2011 Friday: The U.S. Department of Justice admits and defends it has probed Wikileaks-related Twitter accounts, dismissing privacy and freedom of speech concerns.  Meanwhile, one hour before the deadline, the U.S. Congress reaches a deal on the 2011 U.S. federal budget, avoiding a government shutdown.
  60. 2012 Sunday: The so-called ‘religion of peace’ Islam carries out a car-bombing in the Nigerian town of Kaduna blowing up at least 25-30 people.  What a nice religion…Meanwhile, as the days of the Bush #43 administration continue to wane, Vladimir Putin’s handpicked thug- Leonid Tbilov- is winning an election in South Ossetia, a part of Georgia, which the former KGB thug wants to rip away and add to his reconstituted Russia.
  61. 2013 Monday: Britain’s former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher dies of a stroke at age 87 in London.  Elsewhere, the release of 1.7 million U.S diplomatic and intelligence documents from 1973-1976 when Henry Kissinger was U.S. Secretary of State were released by Wikileaks; Julian Assange worked on the project inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
  62. 2014 Tuesday: Eight-month-old Prince George makes his first overseas royal tour with his parents, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says that the U.S. stands with Japan in its ongoing dispute with the Chi-Coms who want to take the Senkaku Islands and make them theirs.  Taiwan also has a claim on them.
  63. 2015 Wednesday: According to Brainy History, the world’s oldest living person, Gertrude Weaver, age 116, dies of natural causes, five days after the previous record holder, Misao Okawa, of Japan, age 117, died.
  64. 2016 Friday: Much to the outrage of Kim Jong Un, 13 of his people slaving away in a restaurant in an unidentified nation defect as a group to South Korea.  This is what happens when a communist hellhole such as the N.K. sends it people to Third World crap hole countries as slaves.  We feel bad for their families back home.
  65. 2017 Saturday: In Caracas, Venezuela, the day dawns on the fifth day of anti-government protests.  People are living in squalor, there is no medicine, they are eating zoo animals and pets, that’s communism-socialism for you.
  66. 2018 Sunday: In Hungary, a conservative tidal wave sweeps the parliament as the Fidesz-KDNP alliance propels Viktor Orban into the prime minister position.  He will stop the tidal wave of Muslim refugees from penetrating his country.
  67. 2019 Monday: Tokyo University releases a study showing that 1 in 4 adults ages 18-39 are still virgins.   Meanwhile, according to the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology, approximately 600 million birds die in the U.S. every year after flying into tall buildings with Chicago being the worst.  Next, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces that effective April 15, the entirety of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps will be designated a terrorist organization which they are.
  68. 2020 Wednesday: Senator Bernie Sanders, I-VT, becomes the 26th Democrat (well, he’s not a Democrat but a Democratic-Socialist which means ‘COMMUNIST’) to toss in the towel on seeking the 2020 presidential nomination of the Democratic Party.  However, he is NOT really dropping out as he will maintain his delegates, not withdraw from the rest of the primaries, and hopes to have a BIG SAY in who becomes the vice-presidential nominee of Joe Biden as well as to hammer in numerous of HIS planks into the 2020 Democratic Party’s platform.  COVID-19 stifled Bernie’s chances…for now.  As for the Wuhan Virus, current confirmed cases around the globe now number 1,504,971 with 87,894 confirmed deaths and 328,661 confirmed recoveries.  As for the United States, there are 431,437 confirmed cases what with 14,687 confirmed deaths and 23,496 confirmed recoveries.  Thank you, communist China for bestowing this hellacious mess on the rest of the world.  As for the stock market, the DOW Jones Industrial Complex closed UP 779.71 (3.44%) at 23,433.57; the NASDAQ closed UP 203.64 (2.58%) at 8,090.90; and the S&P closed at 90.57 (3.41%) at 2,748.98.  The Stock Market seems to be recovering which would be GREAT.
  69. 2021 Thursday: JOE BIDEN NEWS– Joe Biden debuted executive actions this morning that he is taking to strip firearms away from the American people.  Most of them are feelgood measures for his whack-a-doodle base but even so, some of them have teeth- if anyone will obey them (which, we here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM have no intention of doing.  NO one is taking our firearms away, no one).  Next, Joe Biden nominated perhaps the worst person to become head of the ATF- the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (and Explosives), David Chipman, the dimwit who transformed the debacle at Waco, Texas, into what it became by lying through his teeth about things that SUPPOSEDLY occurred there, but which did not, and which then led to the deaths of mostly women- many of them pregnant- and children.  This was one of the shining events that occurred during the Bill Clinton administration, overseen by Attorney-General Janet Reno.   Congressman Ken Buck, R-CO 4th congressional district says that Chipman is the absolute worst person to head the ATF.
  70. 2021 Thursday A: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE–  Texas Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, came out today and lit the Biden administration up for the appalling conditions in Border Patrol facilities holding tens of thousands of illegal alien, river-swimming, or fence-jumping invaders.  He condemns the Biden administration for its shocking lack of compassion and sensitivity and demands they close these facilities now which means these people should be loaded aboard empty airliners and dumped back in Guatemala.  Let THEM sort them out seeing as how they are a major starting point for this invasion.  Build the wall and deport them all, now.  Anyhow, Governor Abbott pointed out the human rights abuses such as rampant sexual assaults on women, children, and weaklings as well as shortages of food, medical supplies, clean water, and proper clothing and bedding.  IF these horrendous practices occurred under the Trump administration, President Trump would be visiting Old Sparky but under Joe Biden, “No problem, amigos, no problem”… Finally, people continue asking where the nation’s ‘border czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris is.  She has been traveling around the country but nowhere near the border.  At least Cuban-born U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is visiting the border today.  Praise the Lord! 
  71. 2021 Thursday B: MASS SHOOTING AND CRIME NEWS–  We learned early today that in Rock Hill, S.C., former NFL player Phillip Adams shot and killed Dr. Robert Lesslie and his wife, Barbara Lesslie along with their two grandchildren- ages 5 and 9- in their home as well as two air conditioning technicians working outside their home.  One of the techs survived and called in for help and when police arrived, they found evidence that led them to the home of Adams’ parents where they encircled the home after getting his mother and father out of the home.  Adams then shot himself.  No one knows why he did what he did.  Later in the day, following Joe Biden’s mumbling stumbling bumbling announcement on various executive actions he is taking to strip guns away from the American people, a mass shooting occurred in Texas.  Like clockwork, in Bryan, Texas, a gunman entered the corporate offices of Kent Moore Cabinets and shot seven people, some of them critically, but none of them dead at the time of this reporting.  Police are purportedly chasing several suspects so we will provide updates as we learn them.
  72. 2021 Thursday C: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS– The communist Chinese in Beijing warned their stooge- “Pro-China Joe” Biden- today that he had better not boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in their capital city.  We say, “F**k them!  Who do you think you are, you commie bastards?’  Next, the Biden administration announced that it is going to lift ALL sanctions on the crap-hole nation of Iran without seeking anything in return.  Good for you, Joe, good for you. Regarding the Chi-Coms, tech investor Peter Thiel says that ‘Bitcoin’ may very well be a financial tool the communists can use against the United States.  Moving on, France is postponing the French Open to May 30 over fears of COVID-19.  Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the ‘U.S. policy on Russia is both dumb and ineffective.’  This comes after the Biden administration yesterday evening revived the Trump-Russia collusion scam and Russian interference in U.S. elections by announcing he is going to slam Russia with new sanctions for meddling and hacking.  Okay, Joe.
  73. 2021 Thursday D:  NATIONAL POLITICS– Congressman Lee Zeldin, R-NY 1st congressional district has officially announced he is running to become governor of New York.  Next, Governor Ralph “Black Face” Northam, D-VA, has officially endorsed former Virginia Democrat governor and bagman for Bill and Hillary Clinton- Terry “the Punk” McAuliffe[vii]– to become governor again.  Moving on, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district has demanded that “Kooky Kamala” Harris attend FBI and CIA intel briefings.   Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump is nudging Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, GOP, to seek another term by giving him his endorsement.   Meanwhile, in a threat to the Joe Biden agenda, following giving his wife a cushy gig, Senator Joe Manchin, D-WV, refuses to allow ‘budget reconciliation’ to be used to pass bills nor will he vote to smack down the Filibuster rule in the U.S. Senate.  God bless you, Senator Manchin.
  74. 2021 Thursday E: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– the National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre says he failed to disclose yacht trips he accepted.  Next, we learned today that the Trump administration tried conducting secret talks in Syria with the goal of freeing American hostages across the Middle East.   Elsewhere, the San Francisco schools system- after spending loads of taxpayer dollars- has decided it will postpone renaming schools named after Americans (or foreigners) who might be RACISTS.    Meanwhile, John Gizzi of Newsmax says that ‘John Boehner,[viii] the former speaker of the House and now a political lobbyist for the Chi-Coms is attacking conservatives while ignoring his own lack of character.’  Ouch.
  75. 2021 Thursday F: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 132,929,832 confirmed cases, +473,156, 2,885,401  confirmed deaths, +11,580, and 75,436,505 confirmed recoveries, +215,045.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,124,092 confirmed cases, UP 67,815 from yesterday’s reporting, 564,447 confirmed deaths, UP 2,672, and 118,878,112 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[ix] 
  76. 2021 Thursday G: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 235,934 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  77. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,688,284 confirmed cases, 60,006 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,096,747 confirmed cases, 33,822 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 30,582 confirmed cases, 467 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 374,402 confirmed cases, 5,357 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Alabama, the home of the civil rights struggle: they have 517,916 confirmed cases, 10,675 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. 
  78. 2021 Thursday I: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 835,216 confirmed cases, 6,266 confirmed deaths, and 824,160 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Malaysia, home of not one but two missing and/or crashed airliners: 355,753 cases of the virus, 1,308 confirmed deaths and 340,242 confirmed recoveries.[x]    
  79. 2021 Thursday J:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,503.57, UP 57.31 points (+0.17%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,829.31, UP 140.47 points (+1.03%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,097.17, UP 17.22 points (+0.42%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.81 per barrel, +0.21 (+0.35%).  The price of GOLD is $1,755.30 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $25.49 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.37%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,234.20 per troy oz, -1.20 (-0.10%) while the price of COPPER is $4.09 per pound, -0.01 (-0.15%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,620.76 per troy oz, -2.12 (-0.08%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,000.00 per troy oz., +2300.00 (+8.61%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.56 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.09.     In Cuban Peso, one greenback equals 24.00 and in Czech Koruna, a buck equals 21.66.[xiv]  
  80. 2021 Thursday K: 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 $3.927 per gallon, $2.832 in Florida, $3.713 in Hawaii, and $3.336 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other state- Connecticut: $2.889.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,147,683,151,204 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven running amok.  In other disturbing news, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov, announced that the Empire State is going to take $2.1 billion of the JOE BIDEN PORKULUS being given to his state to provide checks to ILLEGAL ALIENS and newly released felons.  Wow. 
  81. 2021 Thursday L: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– Tennessee says that handguns will no longer require a permit within their state.  Next, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, and his fellow GOP senators blast the Biden administration for its decision to begin sending taxpayer dollars to the human garbage in Palestine.   In other not-so-surprising news, the number of Facebook users whose information was stolen online now teeters around 533 million.  Thank you, Mark Zuckerberg, thank you.
  82. 2022 Friday: You know the drill…

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This artwork is #0794 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Red Sky at Night.” 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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Robbie Robertson’s record label combined his first two albums- “Robbie Robertson” (1987) and “Storyville” (1991) to create “Robbie Robertson/Storyville Expanded Edition” on January 06, 2006.   The first album featured the legendary guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist joined by Tony Levin of King Crimson on bass, Manu Katché on drums, Daniel Lanois on guitars/vocals as well as guest appearances from Garth Hudson and Rick Danko of the Band, all of U2, and loads of other five-star musicians and performers.  The second album featured numerous musicians including Bruce Hornsby (piano/vocals), Guy Pratt (who took Roger Waters’ place in the reformed Pink Floyd on bass), and far too many other performers to mention in this brief promo.  We hope you will seek out this excellent combination of two classic albums, give it a good listen, and then make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- you will be glad you did.  Check it out- now.

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[i] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.  Sadly, at the time, we failed to promote the music of both Axis Point as well as Roger Chapman’s solo catalog, so we hope to correct those mistakes sometime within the next five years.

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

[iii] A lengthy presentation of YES and its individual members will begin at some point within the next 2-3 years.  Please stay tuned.

[iv] We look forward to presenting the music of Grand Funk Railroad sometime in the late 2020s.

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

[vi] We hope to share the music of Nirvana with the world within the next decade or so when we will do a series of Grunge Rock bands.

[vii] This is the nickname the late, great Rush Limbaugh bestowed on Terry McAuliffe and we will continue using it in honor of both Governor McAuliffe and Rush Limbaugh.

[viii] Congressman John Boehner, RINO-OH 8th congressional district, was the 52nd person to serve as speaker and he presided over three congresses- 112th, 113th, and 114th.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

63. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 04, 2022

2020 Wednesday: After the drubbing dished out by Joe Biden the previous day on Super Tuesday 2020, the midget Mike Bloomberg announces he is dropping out of the presidential race and will support former Vice President Biden. Despite spending more than $600 million to BUY the nomination, he bows out of the race with only 53 delegates and ONE win, in American Samoa.

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63. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 04, 2022:

President William Henry Harrison; Confederate States of America Vice President Alexander H. Stephens; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William Paterson and Harry Blackmun; U.S. Attorney General Edwards Pierrepont; U.S. Senators James Lankford and Tina Smith; the Band featuring Richard Manuel, the Beatles featuring John Lennon, the Climax Blues Band featuring Pete Haycock, Ian Gillan Band featuring Mike Moran, Metallica featuring Jason Newsted, the Supremes featuring Barbara Martin, and YES featuring Chris Squire:

  1. 561 Wednesday: The reign of the 60th Roman Catholic Pope Pelagius I ended on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on April 16, 556, and guided his ever-growing flock from then until today.
  2. 1152 Tuesday: Frederick I Barbarossa becomes the Holy Roman Emperor.
  3. 1215 Wednesday: King John of England makes an oath to the pope as a crusader to gain the support of Innocent III.
  4. 1461 Monday: At the Battle of Towton, Duke Edward of York beats English Queen Margaretha, which leads to the royals recognizing Edward IV as king of England in place of Henry IV.
  5. 1628 Saturday: England’s King Charles I grants a royal charter to the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  6. 1634 Saturday: Samuel Cole opened the first tavern in Boston on this date.
  7. 1665 Wednesday: English King Charles II declares war on the Netherlands.
  8. 1681 Tuesday: English King Charles II grants William Penn a royal charter with which to establish the Pennsylvania Colony in North America.
  9. 1766 Tuesday: After a major uptick in violence and bitterness against the Crown, the British Parliament repealed the Stamp Act.
  10. 1789 Wednesday: The Constitution of the United States went into effect as the first Federal Congress met in New York City; however, due to a lack of a quorum, the lawmakers adjourned early.
  11. 1791 Friday: On this date, Vermont becomes the first NEW state added to the original 13 colonies.  President George Washington calls the Congress into session and the first Jewish member of the body, Israel Jacob from Pennsylvania takes his seat.
  12. 1793 Monday: George Washington undergoes the oath of office for his second term on this date and gives the shortest inaugural address in the nation’s succinct history of 133 words.  Meanwhile, the 8th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Paterson assumed his position on the high court on this date.  President George Washington nominated Paterson to succeed Associate Justice Thomas Johnson. Paterson served from today until 09-08-1806.
  13. 1794 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passed the 11th Amendment to the Constitution, an amendment that limited the authority of the federal courts automatically to hear cases brought against a state by the citizens of another state.  Later interpretations expanded this to include citizens of the state being sued, too.
  14. 1797 Saturday: John Adams undergoes inauguration on this date becoming the second president in the history of the U.S.
  15. 1801 Wednesday: Thomas Jefferson undergoes inauguration as the third president of the U.S. and the first one in Washington, D.C.
  16. 1809 Saturday: James Madison takes the oath of office on this date, the first president to assume office in American-made clothes.
  17. 1817 Tuesday: In North Haven, Connecticut, future 33rd U.S. Attorney General Edwards Pierrepont is born.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from April 26, 1875, to May 21, 1876.
  18. 1825 Friday: John Quincy Adams takes the oath of office on this date as the sixth president of the U.S.
  19. 1826 Saturday: Granite Railway in Quincy, Massachusetts, chartered on this date making it the first railroad in the United States.
  20. 1829 Wednesday: Andrew Jackson enters office on this date becoming the nation’s seventh president.  During the Inaugural Ball, unruly crowds mob the White House causing havoc among the guests.
  21. 1837 Saturday: Martin van Buren swears the oath to go into office on this date becoming the nation’s eighth president.  Elsewhere, the City of Chicago incorporates on this date. 
  22. 1841 Thursday: William Henry Harrison gives the longest inaugural address in the nation’s presidential history, 8,443 words, in severe weather, which ultimately would lead to his death not long afterwards.
  23. 1845 Tuesday: James K. Polk assumes office as the nation’s 11th president on this date.  
  24. 1849 Sunday: On this date, the U.S. had no president as President Polk’s term ends on a Sunday and his successor, Zachary Taylor, could not be sworn into office on this date so the Senate’s president pro term Senator David Atchison, was the commander-in-chief.
  25. 1861 Monday: Abraham Lincoln undergoes inauguration as the nation’s 16th president of the United States.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Government Printing Office began operation.  Elsewhere, in the South, the Confederate States of America adopted as its flag the original version of the Stars and Bars as well as its Constitution.
  26. 1865 Saturday: Abraham Lincoln undergoes his second inauguration as the nation’s 16th president of the United States.  With the end of the Civil War in sight, the President declared, “With malice toward none, with charity for all.”
  27. 1877 Sunday: Emile Berliner invented the microphone on this date.
  28. 1881 Friday:  After taking the oath of office, James A. Garfield becomes the nation’s 20th president.  His mother, Eliza Ballou Garfield became the first presidential mother to live in the White House.
  29. 1883 Sunday: Former Confederate States of America Vice President Alexander H. Stephens passes away in Atlanta, Georgia, on this date; he was 71 years-old.
  30. 1885 Wednesday: Grover Cleveland becomes the first Democrat inaugurated into office since the Civil War and becomes the nation’s 24th chief executive.
  31. 1889 Monday: Benjamin Harrison becomes the nation’s 23rd president on this date.
  32. 1893 Saturday: Grover Cleveland wins office again and undergoes inauguration as the nation’s 24th president (his second term and the only American president that the people elected to two non-consecutive terms).
  33. 1897 Thursday: William McKinley becomes the nation’s 25th president on this date.
  34. 1902 Tuesday: The American Automobile Association underwent founding in Chicago on this date.
  35. 1908 Wednesday: The New York board of education banned the act of whipping students in school.
  36. 1909 Thursday: During a driving snowstorm, William Howard Taft becomes the nation’s 27th president.
  37. 1913 Tuesday: Just before leaving office, President William Howard Taft signed legislation, replacing the Department of Commerce and Labor with separate departments of Commerce and Labor.  In addition, the Buffalo Nickel went into circulation on this date as well.  Finally, Woodrow Wilson took the oath of office as the 28th president of the United States, succeeding President William Howard Taft.   
  38. 1914 Wednesday: Doctor Fillatre successfully separated Siamese twins.  
  39. 1917 Sunday: Jeanette Rankin of Montana took her seat the first woman elected to the House of Representatives.
  40. 1925 Wednesday: Calvin Coolidge becomes the 30th president of the nation on this date.  The nation heard a presidential inauguration for the first time as the government broadcast it live on radio.
  41. 1929 Monday: Herbert Hoover becomes the 31st president of the nation.
  42. 1933 Saturday: Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office as the nation’s 32nd president.  He gave his famous speech in which he said, “We have nothing to fear but fear itself.”  Meanwhile, Labor Secretary Frances Perkins became the first woman to serve in a presidential administration cabinet.
  43. 1941 Tuesday: As the Greeks continue trying to fend off the Nazi invasion overrunning their country, Britain finds its forced to reduce the numbers of its troops fighting in North Africa against the Axis forces by having to send them to aid the Greeks in a losing fight.  Elsewhere, seeing that everything is going the way of the Axis powers, Yugoslavia’s Regent Prince Paul announces that he will join them.  
  44. 1942 Wednesday: The Stage Door Canteen opened on West 44th Street in New York City. 
  45. 1944 Saturday: The U.S. Army Air Force begins bombing the Nazi capital of Berlin for the first time.
  46. 1945 Sunday: Once their ally, Finland now must declare war on Nazi Germany to avoid being swallowed up by the Soviet Union.
  47. 1948 Thursday: Future famed rock-and-roll bassist with the British progressive-rock band, Yes[i] (1968 until his death in 2015)—Chris Squire—is born in Kingsbury, London, Great Britain, on this date as is keyboardist Mike Moran who is born in West Yorkshire, England, a musician who would play keyboards with the Ian Gillan Band[ii].
  48. 1950 Saturday: Walt Disney released “Cinderella” across the United States on this date.
  49. 1951 Sunday: Future lead guitarist with the Climax Blues Band[iii]—Pete Haycock—is born in Stafford, Great Britain, on this date.
  50. 1952 Tuesday: Ronald Reagan married Nancy Davis on this date.  Meanwhile, President Harry S. Truman dedicated the “Courier,” the first seagoing radio broadcasting station.   
  51. 1954 Thursday: Peter Bent Brigham Hospital reported the first successful kidney transplant in Boston, Massachusetts.
  52. 1958 Tuesday: In Albuquerque, New Mexico, future U.S. Senator Tina Smith is born.  A future Democrat, she would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2018, representing the state of Minnesota.  
  53. 1963 Monday: In Battle Creek, Michigan, future member of Metallica- Jason Newsted (bass, vocals, 1987-2002)- is born on this date.  
  54. 1966 Friday: John Lennon says, “We (the Beatles[iv]) are more popular than Jesus” igniting a wave of protests around the civilized world.  
  55. 1968 Monday: In Dallas, Texas, future U.S. Senator James Lankford is born.  A future Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2015, representing the state of Oklahoma.
  56. 1974 Monday: “People” magazine hit newsstands for the first time on this date.  On the cover was actress Mia Farrow.  Elsewhere, in Landover, Maryland, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Young wins a unanimous, 6-round heavyweight boxing match over his opponent, John Jordan, to put his pro record to 11-4-1.
  57. 1975 Tuesday: In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, heavyweight boxer Ken Norton scores a KO of his opponent, Rico Brooks, at the 1:34-minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 32-3.
  58. 1977 Friday: Some 1,500 people died in an earthquake that shook southern and eastern Europe.
  59. 1986 Tuesday: Richard Manuel, longtime keyboardist with the Band[v] bade his friends ‘farewell’ following a concert in Winter Park, Florida, and committed suicide by hanging himself.  The exquisite pianist was 42 years-old.
  60. 1987 Wednesday: President Ronald Reagan addressed the nation on the Iran-Contra affair, acknowledging that his overtures to Iran had “deteriorated” into an arms-for-hostages deal.     
  61. 1989 Saturday: The reality TV show “COPS” premiered on the Fox Network.  Time, Inc., and Warner Communications announced a plan to merge on this date.
  62.  1993 Thursday: The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Janet Reno to be the next attorney-general of the United States.
  63. 1994 Friday: Four Muslim terrorists found guilty of the first bombing of the World Trade Center.  Elsewhere, Bosnia’s Croats and Muslims signed an agreement to form a federation in a loose economic union with Croatia.  
  64. 1995 Saturday: For refusing to fight Tony Tucker, boxing officials strip “Big George” Foreman of the WBA heavyweight boxing title.  Has “Big George” become a pussy or did he have something else in mind?
  65. 1999 Thursday: The 98th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Harry Blackmun died in Arlington County, Virginia, on this date.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Democratic Associate Justice Abe Fortas.  Blackmun served from 03-14-1970 to 08-03-1994.
  66. 2011 Friday: A magnitude-9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami struck Japan’s northeastern coast, killing nearly 20,000 people, and severely damaging the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station.
  67. 2012 Sunday: This year, the People’s Republic of China will increase its defense spending by 11.2 per cent.  Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin wins the Russian presidential election amid charges of voter fraud—not Vladimir!  Note—President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton do everything in their power to have his opposition win the office but fail dismally in the attempt.  This leads to Vladimir Putin outing the emails of John Podesta in the 2016 Presidential Election, which leads to Donald J. Trump becoming the nation’s 45th president.
  68. 2013 Monday: In Rome, Italy, more than 100 Catholic cardinals convene to pick the next pope who would ultimately become Pope Benedict XVI.
  69. 2014 Tuesday: President Obama sends his 2015 budget to Congress, announcing that it is a “roadmap for creating jobs with good wages and expanding opportunity for all Americans[vi].”
  70. 2015 Wednesday: According to Brainy History, scientists uncover a 2.8-million-year-old jawbone of a primitive human; the find suggests that humans may have evolved from hominins, or humanlike primates, about 400,000 years earlier than previously thought.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Justice seeks to remake the Ferguson, Missouri, police department over what it calls, “systemic racism” following the Michael Brown shooting.
  71. 2016 Friday: After much careful consideration, GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson announces he is leaving the race.
  72. 2017 Saturday: At age 90, Dr. Thomas Starzl, the American surgeon who performed the first successful liver transplant, died.   Meanwhile, in a move that draws derision from the ‘Yes Mob’ Fake News Media, President Donald J. Trump alleges that during the 2016 Presidential campaign, President Barack Hussein Obama had Trump Tower in New York wiretapped.  Later, this turned out to be true.  The Obama administration wiretapped loads of people connected to the Trump campaign.
  73. 2018 Sunday: To much anger around the world, in Salisbury, UK, former Russian intelligence agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulla suffer poisoning by a poison known to exist only in Russia, thereby showing the tie between the two and Vladimir Putin.   Elsewhere, FAKE NEWS reports that President Trump in a speech to GOP donors at Mar-a-Lago says that the 45th president congratulated communist Chinese President Xi Jinping on him ‘eliminating term limits,’ reporting that Mr. Trump wants to do the same thing as president of the United States.  Oh, really now…
  74. 2019 Monday: Crybaby Democrats announce yet another wide-ranging investigation into ‘corruption’ surrounding President Donald J. Trump.  What a bunch of sniveling ankle-biters.  Meanwhile, much to the horror of liberals and communist Cubans alike, the Trump administration announces it will permit U.S. citizens to the Com-Cubes for redress for property that Havana stole from them during the Revolution. 
  75. 2020 Wednesday: After the drubbing dished out by Joe Biden the previous day on Super Tuesday 2020, the midget Mike Bloomberg announces he is dropping out of the presidential race and will support former Vice President Biden.  Despite spending more than $600 million to BUY the nomination, he bows out of the race with only 53 delegates and ONE win, in American Samoa.  Meanwhile, Mr. Biden won Alabama, Arkansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia (566 delegates total) while the old commie, Bernie Sanders won California, Colorado, Utah, and Vermont (501 delegates total).  Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren won 61 total delegates from the start of the contest and could not even carry her home state.  She is a loser and should bow out of the race like Bloomberg did.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Com Virus continues to spread…
  76. 2020 Wednesday A: In Detroit, Michigan, member of the Motown act, the Supremes- Barbara Martin (1960-1962)- dies at age 76.
  77. 2021 Thursday: DAY 44 of the Biden Regime- what the heck is “Senile Joe” and his Chi-Com puppeteers up to today?  Stick around and uncover whatever plot they are trying to foist onto the American people.  You know it can’t be any good…House Democrats fled last night after voting on their bogus Marxist bills, claiming today would be a day when WHITE SUPREMACISTS LED BY DONALD TRUMP WERE GOING TO STORM THE CAPITOL.  Meanwhile, the Senate remains in Washington, D.C., doing its thing.  The Democrats are SO FULL OF FECAL MATTER…UPDATE on this story: NO WHITE SUPREMACISTS STORMED THE CAPITOL TODAY!
  78. 2021 Thursday A: In the aftermath of the passage of the “George Floyd Justice in Policing Act,” the one authored by Democratic-Communist lawmaker Karen Bass of California, the GOP is pointing out the fact that the law goes too far in neutering law enforcement by stripping officers of qualified immunity and slashing federal funding to police departments across the nation among other things.  Here is OUR opinion: IF YOU WANT TO SEE A RISE IN VIGILANTISM, STAR CHAMBERS, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT DOING WHAT LAW ENFORCEMENT MUST IN THE SHADOWS, THIS IS A GREAT WAY TO ENGINEER THIS.  We expect that local citizens and law enforcement officers will work together undercover eliminating threats to local communities.  It is what it is…likewise, American citizens will do what they must to protect our border. 
  79. 2021 Thursday B: In other Joe Biden news, we learn today from a leaked classified report that the Biden administration is incarcerating illegal alien minors longer than the law permits.  Where is all the outrage?   Even worse, the Biden administration FORBIDS ALL PRESS from visiting the illegal alien holding pens.  Porque?  Add to that the fact that the Dems are NOT enforcing any Chinese Virus restrictions on the tidal wave of illegal aliens crossing the border should tell everyone that the Chi-Vi is little more than a political scam. 
  80. 2021 Thursday C: In other ‘Joe Biden’ news, he is now the first president in nearly a century NOT to hold any solo press conferences within 5-7 weeks of assuming office.  Joe Biden has done NOT a single press conference on his own.  This should confirm to everyone that senile Joe is a vegetable, that we have a vegetable for a commander-in-chief.  Wow.  Next- in other Joe Biden news, his pick for Pentagon policy adviser, an Obama-Biden retread, a member of the “C” team- Colin Kahl- said in a 2019 interview that the “GOP is the party of ethnic cleansing.”  Wow.  Joe sure knows how to pick them.
  81. 2021 Thursday C: Meanwhile leaked reports from the FBI go against what ‘esteemed Director’ Christopher Wray said during his testimony this week that there was NO armed insurrection at the nation’s capital on January 6, 2021, which is yet another rebuttal of Democratic-Socialist claims.  Alas, the riots predicted to occur today, the one that caused House Democratic-Socialists to flee to safe zones across the country have so far not occurred.  What a load of political theater crap.
  82. 2021 Thursday D:  Tennessee law enforcement officials report the results from a months’ long investigation into missing children within the borders of their state what with the successful recovery of at least 150 children from a total of around 239.  God bless you.  We must fund law enforcement.   In other ‘law enforcement’ news, the father of Michael Brown is demanding $20 million from the racist Black Lives Matter group who came to prominence burning down Ferguson, Missouri, years ago after the ignorant kid assaulted a police officer and got himself shot.  We don’t think pop is going to receive a dime.  Like Cindy Sheehan, he has NO more value to the Marxist group.
  83. 2021 Thursday E: The Democratic-Socialist-controlled U.S. Senate is holding the passage of the $1.9 trillion Chinese Virus ‘relief bill’ up as they seek ways to lighten the cost of Biden’s PORKULUS.  Billions of dollars of the previous ‘relief bill’ are still sitting unused so what the f**k?  In other U.S. Senate news, Senator Roger Marshall, R-KS, says ‘the real victims of the Chi-Com Bat Virus are children, children being isolated in their homes due to the oppressive lockdowns and restrictions in many parts of the country.’  Let’s lift them NOW!  Speaking of lockdowns and restriction, Ohioans are asking WHY Governor Mike DeWine, RINO, won’t lift the restrictions like Texas and Mississippi are?  Vote the bum out of office!  Next, Republican senators have authored a bill for term limits on all federal officeholders.  Come on, Chuck, hold some hearings on that one…
  84. 2021 Thursday F: The Customs and Border Patrol announces that the illegals crammed into the ‘clown car-like SUV’ that collided with a semi-tractor-and-trailer eight miles north of Calexico managed to come through a large gap cut into the border wall and were speeding north when the dumbasses collided with the truck killing at least 15 of the 27 illegal aliens stuffed inside the vehicle.  Did the Biden administration cut the hole in the fence?  We await further information.   Note- this is WHY we need vehicle traps, anti-personnel trenches, foo gas pits, and minefields.  It’s an invasion, folks, an invasion.
  85. 2021 Thursday G: Famed Tiger King- Joe Exotic- has hired new attorneys so he can take another crack at having his sentence for attempted murder overturned.  We wish him luck.  Meanwhile, as the Cancel Culture (NOTE- the AICPENDBLOG.COM cancels the cancel culture) continues taking names and numbers, Dr. Seuss- recently ‘canceled’- sees his books rise to all-time high sales as the demand for them skyrockets.  A full set of around 58 Dr. Seuss books- including the banned ones- sells for a cool $999.99 at Amazon.com.   Anything Cancel Culture cancels typically increases in value.
  86. 2021 Thursday H: Former Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams slams the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci on his two-shot COVID-19 plan.  Meanwhile, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci now says thing ‘might not get back to normal March 2022.’  Fascinating how the goalposts continue moving with this schmeckel.   Elsewhere, numerous Catholic bishops are now blasting the Johnson & Johnson Chi-Com Virus vaccine as ‘morally compromised’ seeing as how cells culled from abortions are involved in both the manufacturing and testing of the anti-Chi-Com Wuhan Virus.  We would not take this s**t.  In other COVID-19 bat and pangolin news, a report suggests that locales in which a high proportion of the population is obese (which does not require much to receive a declaration as such), deaths are ten-times higher.   Finally, after Joe Biden labeled Texas and Mississippi as being ‘Neanderthals’ for throwing their societies open, both Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Missouri Senator Josh Hawley return fire and label senile Old Joe as the ‘Neanderthal’ for not knowing what the f**k he’s even doing.  Joe- we have your Neanderthal swinging.
  87. 2021 Thursday I: GOP lawmakers continue speaking out against H.R. 1, the so-called “For the People Act” which is really the “Democrats in Perpetual Power Act,” because it’s nothing to do with voting rights but about circumventing voting rights as numerous states did during the November 2020 Elections.  Representative Scott DesJarlais, Tennessee’s 4th congressional district, says that the ‘Democrats have changed the rules of the game to win elections.’  Likewise, Representative Jim Jordan, R-OH, says the Democrats are ‘codifying election fraud’ via H.R. 1.  Speaking of the 2020 Elections and the upcoming 2024 Presidential Election, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp now says he will support President Donald J. Trump?  What?  Another rat trying to save his hide (like Mitch McConnell) by now rallying to President Trump after throwing him under the bus?  Kemp won’t be governor after November 2022 because Doug Collins is going to beat him like an old Green Stamps drum.
  88. 2021 Thursday J: Some news sources are suggesting that Mike Pompeo could seek the 2024 GOP presidential nomination IF Donald Trump should not run for office.  In other GOP news, state Republican lawmakers are working to neutralize any prohibitions of the Biden administration imposed on Second Amendment rights.  God bless you.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump slams the Wall Street Journal by noting they have lost ‘great credibility.’   Next, famed U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says that ‘Joe Biden would be wise to hang onto the Trump administration’s successes with Israel and various Arab states such as Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Morocco, and Sudan.’  We expect senile old Joe to spend all his time kissing the derrieres of the Iranians and the Palestinians.   
  89. 2021 Thursday K: Cochise County, Arizona, Sheriff Mark Dannels says that ‘Joe Biden’s pullback from the U.S.-Mexico border is creating highways for Mexican cartels to transport drugs, human beings and possibly even terrorists into the United States.’  Sheriff Bill Waybourn of Tarrant County, Texas told Chris Salcido of Newsmax that the cartels are insinuating criminals and thugs into the United States.   Representative Andy Biggs, R-AZ, says DHS Secretary Mayorkas totally wrong, that border officials are being swamped by the massive invasion of illegal aliens.  Again, we say, “Light ‘em up,’ we must do what we must to save the country.
  90. 2021 Thursday L: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 115,467,624 confirmed cases, +470,711, 2,565,369, confirmed deaths, +10,455, and 65,296,409 confirmed recoveries, +262,009.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,066,212 confirmed cases, up 68,142 from yesterday’s reporting, 523,852 confirmed deaths, UP 2,348, and 96,781,572 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 195,375 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, STOP SENDING U.S. vaccines overseas, use them here at home you reprobate scumbag.  NOT OUR PRESIDENT!  (Note- send the J & J vaccine overseas).
  91. 2021 Thursday M: 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: 3,582,359 confirmed cases, 53,099 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,000 confirmed cases, 441 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- NOTE: Hawaii finally has an update.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 345,271 confirmed cases, 5,075 confirmed deaths (same as yesterday), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Nevada: currently, they have 295,082 confirmed cases, 5,085 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 789,485 confirmed cases, 5,803 confirmed deaths, and 741,167 confirmed recoveries.  Alabama not quite ready to leap onto the “NO MASK MANDATE” other southern states are doing.   Meanwhile, Larry Kudlow- Donald Trump’s economic adviser Larry Kudlow- says the ‘key to reopening the U.S. economy is vaccinations, not multi-trillion-dollar COVID-19 relief bills.’  Amen.   Next, the leader of Ontario, Canada, is disappointed that Joe Biden is not sharing the Wuhan Virus vaccine with the Canucks.   Finally, the CEO for Warnermedia issues an apology for saying the China Virus pandemic has ‘been really good for our ratings.’  Insensitive pig.   (Note: President Jair Bolsonaro tells the Brazilian people that following the record numbers of Chi-Vi deaths, to ‘stop whining’).
  92. 2021 Thursday N: Friends, we have predicted a collapse of stock markets and commodities by early summer.  Here we are, stocks and commodities are beginning the downward slide thanks to the accumulated policies of ‘President Joe Biden’ and the Democrats.  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,924.14, DOWN 345.95 points (-1.11%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,723.47, DOWN 274.28 points (-2.11%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,768.48, DOWN 51.25 points (-1.34%).  The price of GOLD is $1,694.60 per troy oz., -6.10 (-0.36%) while the price of SILVER is $25.36 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.40%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,130.00 per troy oz, -5.30 (-0.47%) while the price of COPPER is $3.95 per pound, -0.03 (-0.78%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,342.80 per troy oz, -11.60 (-0.49%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.27 per barrel, +0.44 (+0.69%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 21.13.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.   In Taiwanese dollars, one greenback equals 27.81. 
  93. 2021 Thursday O: Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu vows to ‘stand against the world fighting the Iranian nuclear deal.’  Speaking of that, Israel has dispatched a submarine or two to the Persian Gulf after the Iranians attacked an Israeli-owned cargo vessel.  The Biden Administration is slapping sanctions on Myanmar’s military and government leaders.  Lot of good those will do.  Elsewhere, Bytedance is working on a Clubhouse-like app for its Chi-Com users.  Next, a Senate panel approves the nomination of Debra Haaland to become the next secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
  94. 2022 Thursday: Stick around for the latest…

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

[ii] 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.

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

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

[v] Not sure when we will present the music of this famed Canadian American rock band but when we do, you will be the first to know.  The Band ranks among the all-time greatest rock bands of the 1960s and 1970s.  You won’t want to miss them.

[vi] NO economic plan put forth by President Barack Obama over his eight years in office ever generated the promised results.  It was not until Donald Trump became president that the economy began going like gangbusters.  The proof of how inept the Obama administration was is in the way in 2020 Obama tries to take credit for the Trump economy, claiming that it was ‘his.’  No, Mr. Obama, you did NOTHING to create the economy we are now enjoying.

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50. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2022

2011 Saturday: In the People’s Republic of China, the calls for a “Jasmine Revolution” spread across the Internet as the authorities hunt down the participants. Woe to any of them the Ministry of State Security apprehends as those folks are going to be ‘relocating to Xinjiang Province to help the Uighurs with their labors.’

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50. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2022:

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Cornelius Newton Bliss; AC/DC featuring Bon Scott, Black Sabbath featuring Tony Iommi, “Rumours” by Fleetwood Mac, Loverboy featuring Paul Dean, the Spencer Davis Group featuring Eddie Harden, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles featuring Bobby Rogers and Smokey Robinson, Spirit featuring Mark Andes, and Wishbone Ash featuring Andy Powell:

  1. 607 Thursday: Boniface III begins his reign as the 66th Roman Catholic Pope.
  2. 1473 Wednesday: Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland.
  3. 1634 Sunday: At the Battle of Smolensk, Polish King Wladyslaw IV beats the Russians causing them severe casualties.
  4. 1674 Monday: Holland and Great Britain sign the Peace of Westminster, which cedes New York City to the British.
  5. 1803 Saturday: The U.S. Congress accepts the Constitution of the state of Ohio; however, it did not ratify the document until 1853.
  6. 1807 Thursday: Former Vice President Aaron Burr, accused of treason, was arrested in the Mississippi Territory, in present-day Alabama; however, at his later trial, the jury exonerated him.  Elsewhere, A British naval squadron under Admiral Duckworth forces passage through the Ottoman controlled Dardanelles.   
  7. 1846 Thursday: In Texas, the new state’s leaders formally install the government in the city of Austin.
  8. 1856 Tuesday: Professor Hamilton L. Smith patented the tintype camera on this date.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: Russian Czar Alexander II abolishes serfdom.
  10. 1864 Friday: The Order of the Knights of Pythias, an international, non-sectarian fraternal organization, underwent founding in Washington, D.C.
  11. 1878 Tuesday: Thomas Edison received a U.S. patent for “an improvement in phonograph or speaking machines.”
  12. 1881 Saturday: Kansas becomes the first state to officially ban alcoholic beverages.
  13. 1899 Sunday: The 21st U.S. Interior Secretary Cornelius Newton Bliss left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from March 06, 1897, until today.
  14. 1906 Monday: William Keith Kellogg founds his Battle Creek, Michigan, Toasted Corn Flake Company.
  15. 1913 Wednesday: With U.S. support, Mexican General V. Huerta takes control of the government of his nation.
  16. 1919 Wednesday: In Paris, W.E.B. Du Bois organizes the Pan-African Congress.  
  17. 1934 Monday: A blizzard began inundating the northeastern United States, with the heaviest snowfall occurring in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
  18. 1940 Monday: Two members of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles are born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date: Smokey Robinson and Bobby Rogers.  Smokey will sing lead vocals and Bobby part of the backing vocalists. 
  19. 1941 Wednesday: In occupied Amsterdam, the Gestapo begins the roundup of local Jews, but the Jews fight back and drive the Nazis back.  Meanwhile, as the Battle of Britain picks up in intensity, the first night of ‘three nights of blitzes’ begins as German warplanes begin bombing areas around Swansea, South Wales.  By the time the bombings end, most of the city is in flaming ruins.
  20. 1942 Thursday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which cleared the way for the U.S. military to relocate and intern Japanese-Americans.  Japanese warplanes raided the Australian city of Darwin; at least 243 people died in the attack.  Meanwhile, the New York Yankees announced that would admit 5,000 uniformed service members free to each of their home ballgames during the coming season.
  21. 1943 Friday: During World War II in Tunisia, German armor launches a major attack through Kasserine Pass against untested U.S. troops.  In the U.S., Mark Andes, future bassist of the psychedelic rock band out of Los Angeles, California, Spirit[i] and its spin-off, Jo Jo Gunne, was born.
  22. 1944 Saturday: On this night, 823 British RAF bombers attack the Nazi capital at Berlin.  On the Italian Front, fighting intensifies around the Anzio beach head but the Allied troops won’t be budged from their weakening positions.  The Germans are beginning to peter out in the assault, losses are incredibly high for both sides.
  23. 1945 Monday: During World War II, some 30,000 U.S. Marines began landing on Iwo Jima, where they began a successful month-long battle to seize control of the island from Japanese forces.
  24. 1946 Tuesday: Paul Dean—future guitarist with the Canadian rock band, Loverboy[ii]—is born in Vancouver on this date.
  25. 1948 Thursday: Tony Iommi—future lead guitarist with Black Sabbath[iii] (and for a brief time with Jethro Tull[iv])—was born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  26. 1949 Saturday: Eddie Hardin, future vocalist and keyboardist who took Steve Winwood’s place in the Spencer Davis Group[v] and then formed Axis Point with Charlie Whitney of Family[vi], was born on this date in London, England.
  27. 1950 Sunday: Andy Powell—future founding member and lifelong guitarist/vocalist with the British band, Wishbone Ash[vii]—is born in London, England, on this date.
  28. 1952 Tuesday: French forces in Indochina launch a major assault on Viet Minh positions in and around Hanoi.
  29. 1953 Thursday: The State of Georgia approved the first literature censorship board in the United States.  The new legislation excluded newspapers, however, from the controls.
  30. 1959 Thursday: Britain, Turkey, and Greece granting Cyprus its independence signed an agreement.
  31. 1963 Tuesday: The Soviet Union informed President Kennedy it would withdraw “several thousand” of its troops in Cuba.  Meanwhile, “The Feminine Mystique” by Betty Friedan was first published by W.W. Norton & Co.
  32. 1965 Friday: The National Football League adds a sixth official to its refereeing squads.
  33. 1968 Monday: The children’s program “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” created by and starring Fred Rogers, made its network debut on National Educational Television, a forerunner of PBS, beginning a 31-season run.
  34. 1973 Monday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Spectrum, heavyweight boxer Ernie Terrell scores a TKO of opponent, Canadian Bill Drover, at the 2:28 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round boxing match to put his pro record to 46-7.  On the same card, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a TKO over his opponent, Jimmy Young, at the 2:59 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round bout.  Shavers put his pro record to 43-2 while that of Young went to 7-4.
  35. 1977 Saturday:  Fleetwood Mac[viii] releases its smash album, “Rumours” on this date.  This album would captivate the airwaves for much of the year, spawning numerous hit singles, all of which detailed the very public misery the band members were undergoing.  Infidelity, marital breakups, too much drink, loads of cocaine, and other wild and zany doings and it was all encapsulated-on vinyl for the world to behold.
  36. 1980 Tuesday: In East Dulwich, England, Bon Scott—hardcore rock singer for the Australian band, AC/DC[ix]—dies from acute alcoholic poisoning on this date.
  37. 1981 Thursday: Ford Motor Company announced its loss of $1.5 billion on this date.
  38. 1985 Tuesday: As part of the 30th anniversary of Disneyland, China—the communist nation—welcomed Mickey Mouse to tour the nation, which it did, playing 30 cities in 30 days.  Elsewhere, William Schroeder became the first artificial-heart patient to leave the confines of a hospital.  Finally, the Coca-Cola Company introduced Cherry Coke on this date.
  39. 1986 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate approved an international treaty outlawing genocide, 83-11; nearly 37 years after the delegates submitted the document for ratification.  Meanwhile, Jordan’s King Hussein severs his ties with the PLO.
  40. 1987 Thursday: Airing for the first time on television, a controversial anti-smoking public service announcement made its debut.  The ad filmed Yul Brynner shortly before he died from lung cancer.  The famous actor made it clear in the ad that he would die from cigarette smoking prior to the airing of the PSA.
  41. 1994 Saturday: In Charlotte, N.C., heavyweight boxer Tony “TNT” Tucker scores a TKO over his opponent, George Stephens, in the 1st round of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 50-2.   In other action on the fight card, Bruce Seldon, aka the Atlantic City Express, scored a TKO over his opponent, Nathaniel Fitch, in the 4th round of a scheduled 12-round, heavyweight IBF title boxing match to maintain his title and to put his pro record to 29-3.
  42. 1997 Wednesday: Deng Xiaoping, the last of China’s major communist revolutionaries, died at age 92.
  43. 2001 Monday: The museum at the Oklahoma City National Memorial Center underwent dedication.
  44. 2002 Tuesday: The NASA spacecraft Mars Odyssey commenced using it thermal emission imaging system to map the surface of the Red Planet.
  45. 2008 Tuesday: Fidel Castro resigned the Cuban presidency with his brother Raul becoming his successor.
  46. 2011 Saturday: In the People’s Republic of China, the calls for a “Jasmine Revolution” spread across the Internet as the authorities hunt down the participants.  Woe to any of them the Ministry of State Security apprehends as those folks are going to be ‘relocating to Xinjiang Province to help the Uighurs with their labors.’
  47. 2012 Sunday: In a retaliatory move, Iran halts all exports of oil to both France and the United Kingdom over the sanctions imposed on their country by the European Union.
  48. 2013 Tuesday: During a UN conference on disarmament, North Korea threatens to obliterate South Korea.  
  49. 2014 Wednesday: Chinese automaker Dongfeng and the French government have each invested in PSA Peugeot Citroen, which ranked as the European car company with the lowest sales of new vehicles last year.
  50. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, Walmart announces that in April, it will raise wages of 500,000 Sam’s Club and Walmart workers to $9/hour, exceeding the current minimum wage by $1.75, with a further pay raise to $10/hour by next February.  However, in February 2016, Walmart announced that it is closing 150 stores across the United States—why?
  51. 2016 Friday: Harper Lee- the author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” died at age 89.  Elsewhere, the ‘so-called religion of peace’- Islam- strikes yet again as suicide bombers in northern Cameroon blow up at least 24 people and wound another 112 at an outdoor market.  What the f**k is wrong with Boko Haram.  Meanwhile, Israeli police are forced to shoot and kill three Palestinian jihadists in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
  52. 2017 Sunday: American jazz guitarist Larry Coryell dies at age 73.  Elsewhere in Iraq, Iraqi troops- backed by the U.S.- are fighting their way into western Mosul to drive the ISIS thugs out of the city.  Meanwhile, new Department of Homeland Security Director John Kelly signs a mass deportation order which causes Democrats to go insane.  They love their illegal aliens.
  53. 2018 Monday: During the Syrian civil war, Syrian government troops bombard the town of Gouta over three days killing at least 100 civilians.  Meanwhile, in Maputo, Mozambique, at least 17 people die when a massive garbage mound collapses.  Finally, Nigerian government spokespeople blame Boko Haram- a member of the so-called ‘religion of peace’- is credited with kidnapping 110 girls after an attack on a school in Yobe state.  Kill all the Islamists.
  54. 2019 Tuesday: Sen. Bernie Sanders confirms he is going to run for president of the United States a second time.  Meanwhile, President Trump announces plans to elevate former Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker as deputy head of the U.S. Department of Justice.  Next, President Trump signs the order to create the U.S. Space Force, the newest branch of government that will prepare to defend the nation’s interests in the realm of space.
  55. 2020 Wednesday: Information appears that proves beyond the shadow of a doubt that multi-billionaire Michael “Mini-Mike” Bloomberg is indeed doing everything imaginable to buy the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  As of today, he has spent more than $400 million on network and cable TV channels as well as on radio.  What he has spent on Internet advertising is so far unknown.  Tonight, six candidates face off in the Democratic 2020 Primary Debate on NBC: Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, and former Mayor Bloomberg.  Absent are billionaire Tom Steyer and of course, Tulsi Gabbard, whom the Democrats do NOT want.  Meanwhile, in Chicago, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich gives a news conference on the porch of his home.  His sentence commuted to time served the day before by President Donald J. Trump, he proclaims himself a “Trump-o-Crat” and pledges to work to help others who have been unjustly punished by the Comey-led FBI.  Good for you, Mr. Governor, good for you.  Finally, President Donald Trump visits the city of Bakersfield, home of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.
  56. 2021 Friday: Day 31 of the Biden Regime: first of all- due to growing pushback on both sides of the aisle- Joe Biden acknowledges the $15 per hour minimum wage hike may not happen anytime soon.   Next, the House Democrats demonstrate how much they hate President Donald J. Trump by their creation of a new bill- the “No Glory for Hate Act”- which will prohibit twice-impeached presidents from being celebrated, buried in Arlington National Cemetery, or having monuments and roads and the like named after them.  Wow.  Elsewhere, as the investigators investigate the Capitol Hill police officers, six of them are suspended with pay while another 35 are being scrutinized for having affiliations to President Donald J. Trump.  Kool-Aid-guzzling U.S. Army General Russell L. Honoré Ret. And chief inquisitor of the Antifa-infiltrated- and- lead Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, is digging posthaste to uncover the evildoers behind the appalling assault on Capitol Hill, only he’s looking at those with MAGA sympathies and not at the real instigators and proponents of what happened on the dreary day when Antifa and Black Lives Matter stormed the Capitol. 
  57. 2021 Friday A: Climate ‘czar’ John F. Kerry vows tough stance on all climate evildoers in the U.S. as the United States rejoins the Paris Climate Accord, yet another selling out of the United States to globalists.   Meanwhile, in the ‘post-COVID-19 world,’ the TSA announces plans to hire another 6,000 agents so the liberals can increase the numbers of their secret police at all airports across the nation.  Man, that Chi-Vi is permitting our government to skip down the totalitarian path.  Elsewhere, in the Free World of Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis, Republican, proposes sweeping election reforms in his state.   Finally, the Minneapolis Police Department are beefing up security both at the courthouse and around the city as the Derek Chauvin trial looms on the horizon. 
  58. 2021 Friday B: Boko Haram thugs in Niger kidnap 27 students from a boarding school and carry them off into the jungle.  The SOBS must be short on wives, again.  Next, the Kremlin warns the West to pull back from sanctions related to Alexei Navalny’s prison sentence, ‘or else.’  Speaking of thugs, the ‘paradise of Iran’ demands the U.S. repeal and remove ALL sanctions on their country imposed by President Donald J. Trump.  Don’t worry, grand ayatollah, the U.S. is going to rejoin the flawed nuclear deal the Obama-Biden administration participated in with your country.  Speaking of this deal, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasts the Biden-Harris administration for reentering this deal.  Under President Trump, the Iranians were on their knees begging for mercy.  Now, it’s back to business as usual. 
  59. 2021 Friday C: Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department imposes travel sanctions on 43 Belorussian officials and bigwigs over the actions of their corrupt government.  The Biden administration loves Iran but wants to punish Russia and Belorussia.  WTF?  Next, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is attempting to rally ‘quad democracies’ to pushback against a belligerent communist China.  Why?  The Biden Family and many members of his administration LOVE the Chi-Coms.  Must be just for show.
  60. 2021 Friday D: RINO Senator Jon Thune says the ‘GOP is engaging in ‘cancel culture’ by going after the losers who voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump as well as the RINO senators who voted to convict President Donald J. Trump.’  Will these losers ever learn their flipping lessons?  It appears not.  The American people will have to show them.  Meanwhile, the U.S. begins admitting the first batch of illegal aliens begging for asylum into the country even though south Texas mayors are begging the federal government not to do this because they have no support with which, they can provide them.  Let ‘em freeze.   Elsewhere, the feds are pushing to kick the National Rifle Association’s top lawyer off the bankruptcy case.   Finally, good citizens are working alongside police in Oakland’s Chinatown to catch the thug or thugs who have been attacking Chinese citizens.  We still suspect when the culprit is caught, it will be another minority.  Speaking of the Chinese, Great Britain is welcoming in thousands of Hong Kong’s citizens who are escaping the crackdown by the thugs in Beijing.  In the next five years, London could welcome in as many as 300,000 people along with their dependents.
  61. 2021 Friday E: ERCOT says the catastrophic collapse of the power grid in Texas which led to massive blackouts would have occurred anyway even without the severe weather storm.  Still, the operators have gotten the power system up-and-running.  What the heck has happened to nuclear energy?  It’s safe, dependable, cheap, and lasts forever.  All we need do is to find a way to recycle used nuclear fuel so we can reuse it.   Elsewhere, Dolly Parton nixes the idea of putting a statue dedicated to her in the Tennessee State Capitol Building.  Who would want such an honor in this world of left-wing pansy cancel culture?  Revered today, torn down and defaced tomorrow.  Finally, doctors at Johns Hopkins University says, ‘herd immunity for the Chi-Com Flu can be achieved by April 2021.’
  62. 2021 Friday F: We learn that the Wuhan Institute of Virology has received U.S. money to study dangerous diseases including the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Speaking of the Chinese Virus, millions of vaccines for this lab-engineered malady continue to linger in freezer facilities across the country.  Joe Biden says ‘NO such vaccine existed when he came into office’ but we know that a man who asks his wife, ‘where we’re at’ every day he awakens in the White House residence does not know very much, including that he and his wife received their vaccines ahead of his taking the oath of office.  Speaking of the Chi-Com pandemic, the Baby Evita- aka AOC, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Sandy Cortez (birth name) is jumping on the anti-Andrew “Killer” Cuomo bandwagon and much like NYC Mayor Bill Di Blasio, driving the dagger into the beleaguered Empire State governor.   Wow.  Just like piranha fish.  
  63. 2021 Friday G: The American Civil Liberties Union asks SCOTUS to declare all-male draft ‘unconstitutional.’  Meanwhile, Kim Kardashian files for divorce from entertainment mogul Kanye West.  Next, a day after its passage, a federal court strikes down South Carolina’s abortion bill, one that prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.  The bill is designed to prohibit abortion chop shops such as Planned Parenthood from operating in minority communities where they murder mostly minority unborn children, sell the fetal body parts to scientists, Satanists, and other sick f**ks, and then donate money back to the Democratic Socialist Party of the United States.  WTF?  Meanwhile, Representative Mark Green says, ‘the Biden immigration plan is pretty flipping crazy.’  Amen.  Illegal alien hunting licenses, anyone?  Next, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-MO., to Newsmax TV: “Follow the Trump template to restore the economy.”   Finally, following Nikki Haley’s failed attempt to meet with President Donald J. Trump at Mar-A-Lago after BLASTING the 45th president and the man who made her ambassador to the United Nations, Senator Lindsey Graham has embarked on a peace mission to see the president.  Interesting Note- Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has ordered all flags to fly at half-mast for Rush Limbaugh.
  64. 2021 Friday H: Here are the numbers for the COVID-19 global pandemic, the planet first: 109,901,931 confirmed cases, +288,143, 2,430,096, confirmed deaths, +8,615, and 61,879,542 confirmed recoveries, +203,850.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 28,100,922 confirmed cases, up 70,592 from yesterday’s reporting, 495,180 confirmed deaths, UP 2,253, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries same as it’s been since ‘Pro-China Joe’ moved into the White House.  NOTE- in the White House 31 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 168,862 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Fellow Americans, JOE BIDEN LIED AND PEOPLE HAVE DIED.
  65. 2021 Friday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,514,246 confirmed cases, 48,411 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,460 confirmed cases, 428 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 335,340 confirmed cases, 4,868 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the United States: South Carolina- currently, they have 497,937 confirmed cases, 8,213 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 741,934 confirmed cases, 5,509 confirmed deaths, and 688,184 confirmed recoveries.     
  66. 2021 Friday J: For a laugh, let’s look at the Chi-Coms’ numbers- they say they have 89,816 cases, +10 from last week, 4,636 confirmed deaths (same as two weeks ago), and 84,696 confirmed recoveries, +46 from last week.  This, of course, is ALL BULLS**T.  When we had contacts in Hong Kong, they said ‘times the numbers by 100, 150, or 200 times and you would get a somewhat closer picture.’  Maggot-eating scum.   NOTE- communists lie.  They ALWAYS LIE.  They lie about everything.  They cover up dastardly deeds like that POS moronic New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo and when threatened with exposure, they begin making threats.  Scumbags, all of them scumbags.
  67. 2021 Friday K:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,494.32, UP 0.98 points (+0.003%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,874.46, UP 9.11 points (+0.066%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,906.71, DOWN 7.26 points (-0.19%).  Although stocks are jumping up and down, we still anticipate the collapse of the U.S. economy as long as (1) businesses don’t reopen in BLUE states; (2) Joe Biden allows the Third World to flood into the United States; (3) economic idiots are running the show in the ‘Biden administration;’ and (4) fossil fuel production is collapsing thanks to Green New Deal policies being implemented by the frigging Democratic-Socialists.
  68. 2021 Friday J: The price of GOLD is $1,783.10 per troy oz., +5.70 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $27.37 per troy ounce, +0.12 (+0.43%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,282.20 per troy oz, -10.90 (-0.84%) while the price of COPPER is $4.07 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,379.80 per troy oz, +21.00 (+0.89%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.01 per barrel, -0.23 (-0.39%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros while one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.  One-dollar U.S. = 0.000018 Bitcoin.  Next, one U.S. greenback = 73.95 Russian rubles.  In contrast, one Washington dollar equals 3.75 Saudi Riyal.  Stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1635 with a $20 million pot up for grabs.  Here are the numbers- 27, 32, 47, 50, 53, and Mega 04.  Out of 52,450 winning tickets, the highest winners were 36 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $421 apiece.
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[i] 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.

[ii] 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.

[iii] Not exactly sure when we will begin promoting the music of Black Sabbath but when we do we will definitely follow them with AC/DC, the wild and wooly and definitely demonic Australian rock band.

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

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

[vi] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.  Sadly, at the time, we failed to promote the music of both Axis Point as well as Roger Chapman’s solo catalog so we hope to correct those mistakes sometime within the next five years.

[vii] We began celebrating the music of Wishbone Ash beginning on Sunday, October 28, 2018 and continued it through Sunday, January 06, 2019.  From there, we covered the music of Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash beginning on January 07, 2019 through Sunday, January 13, 2019.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection of the BEST rock-and-roll music.  You will be glad you did.

[viii] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  On Tuesday, 18-January-2011, we promoted the album, “Rumours.”  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We thank you. 

[ix] We look forward to sharing the music of AC/DC sometime within the next five years.  Remain vigilant for the day when we do.

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46. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2022:

Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday (Local observance- California, Florida, New York, and Wisconsin)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge; U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal; Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary James Loy; U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root; U.S. Secretaries of the Interior Harold L. Ickes and Oscar L. Chapman; U.S. Secretaries of War William Wilkins and Elihu Root; Electric Flag featuring Mike Bloomfield, the Kinks featuring Mick Avory, Santana featuring David Brown, and Supertramp featuring John Helliwell:

  1. 399 BC: Philosopher Socrates receives a sentence of death from the Athenian court for corrupting the minds of the youth and for impiety.  He will have to commit suicide.
  2. 1145 Thursday: The 166th Roman Catholic Pope Lucius II ended his reign as the shepherd of all Christians around the globe on this date.  He first assumed his post on March 12, 1144.  His successor- the 167th Pope Eugene III- assumed his role as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until July 08, 1153.  
  3. 1564 Saturday: Famed Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei was born on this date in the city of Pisa.
  4. 1764 Wednesday: Pierre Lclade Ligue founds a settlement and trading post at what is now St. Louis, Missouri. 
  5. 1775 Wednesday: The 250th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Pius VI, commenced his reign as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until August 29, 1799.  
  6. 1790 Monday: The second U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  He served in this position until March 05, 1791.  He would return to become the second chief justice of the Supreme Court.  In this capacity, he would serve a brief time- August 12, 1795, to December 28, 1795.
  7. 1798 Thursday: A feud between two members of the U.S. House of Representatives (meeting in Philadelphia) boiled over as Roger Griswold of Connecticut used a cane to attack Vermont’s Matthew Lyon, who defended himself with a set of tongs.  Griswold was enraged over the House not expelling Lyon for spitting tobacco juice in his face two weeks earlier; after their fellow members separated the two men, a motion to expel both of these reprobates was defeated.
  8. 1799 Friday: The state of Pennsylvania authorized printed ballots for use in all its elections beginning upon this date.
  9. 1804 Wednesday: New Jersey becomes the final northern state to abolish slavery.
  10. 1842 Tuesday: The City Dispatch Post (Office) in New York City used adhesive postage stamps for the first time in history.
  11. 1844 Thursday: The 19th U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins assumed his position on this date.  A Jacksonian Democrat, he served under President John Tyler from today to March 04, 1845.
  12. 1845 Saturday: The future 38th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root is born in Clinton, N.Y.  A Republican, he would serve under President Theodore Roosevelt from July 19, 1905, to January 27, 1909.  He also served the nation as its 41st U.S. Secretary of War.  In this capacity, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from August 01, 1899, to January 31, 1904.
  13. 1851 Saturday: Black abolitionists invade a Boston courtroom to rescue a fugitive slave that the court was going to send back to his master in the American South.
  14. 1870 Tuesday: Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Northern Pacific Railroad take place near Duluth, Minnesota.
  15. 1879 Saturday: With his signature on a bill, President Rutherford B. Hayes authorized women lawyers to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
  16. 1892 Monday: In Mattawan, New York, the future 1st U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from September 17, 1947, to March 28, 1949.
  17. 1898 Tuesday: 260 sailors die when the USS Maine explodes and sinks in Havana, Cuba’s harbor.
  18. 1903 Sunday: Morris and Rose Michtom introduce the first Teddy Bear in America on this date.
  19. 1910 Tuesday: The Boy Scouts of America form.
  20. 1918 Friday: Off the coast of Ireland, a German submarine sinks a U.S. troop ship with a torpedo and sinks it.
  21. 1930 Saturday: Weona beats Toluca in the Illinois high school basketball tournament in 10 overtimes.
  22. 1932 Monday: U.S. bobsled team member Eddie Eagan becomes the only athlete to win gold in both Summer and Winter Olympics (1920 boxing gold).  Elsewhere, George Burns and Gracie Allen debuted as regulars on “The Guy Lombardo Show” on CBS radio.  
  23. 1933 Wednesday: President-elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt survives an assassination attempt in Miami, Florida.  Chicago Mayor Anton J. Cermak died in the attack.
  24. 1936 Saturday: Sonja Henie of Norway wins her third consecutive figure skating gold medal.
  25. 1941 Saturday: Duke Ellington first records “Take a Train.”  Elsewhere, the Nazis begin transporting Austrian Jews to camps in eastern Poland on this date.
  26. 1942 Sunday: During World War II, British-ruled Singapore surrenders to the Empire of Japan.  For the British, this is an absolute disaster.  The impregnable bastion of Singapore was thought to be invincible.  The Japanese proved otherwise.  Elsewhere, surfaced German U-Boats shell an oil refinery in the Dutch Antilles.
  27. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, the Red Army is savoring its successes with the capture of Rostov and Kharkov the day before.  However, Axis troops are gearing up to counterattack and drive the Russians out of the latter city in the coming Third Battle of Kharkov. 
  28. 1944 Tuesday: Mick Avory, future drummer with the British rock band, the Kinks[i], was born in Chipping Barnet, Great Britain on this date.  He would play with the famed band from its inception until around 1987 when Bob Henrit replaced him.  Elsewhere, on the Italian Front, the Allies are gearing up for another go at German-held positions on Monte Cassino.  Allied warplanes have bombed the ancient abbey into rubble but the German defenders cling to the ruins.  They are, after all, elite paratroopers.
  29. 1945 Thursday: Future member of the British rock band, Supertramp[ii]–John Helliwell (horns/woodwinds/keyboards 1973-88 / 1996-2002 / 2010-present) –is born on this date in Todmorden, West Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain.   Elsewhere, Venezuela declares war on Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan during World War II.
  30. 1946 Friday: The 32nd U.S. Interior Secretary Harold L. Ickes stepped down from office and his replacement- Secretary Oscar L. Chapman- assumed office.  Both men were Democrats.  Secretary Ickes served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and then President Harry S. Truman from March 04, 1933, until today.  His replacement served under President Truman from today until March 18, 1946.
  31. 1947 Saturday: David Brown—future original bassist with the first Santana[iii] band—is born in Daly City, California, on this date.
  32. 1950 Wednesday: Walt Disney’s “Cinderella” hits movies on this date.
  33. 1952 Friday: A funeral was held in Windsor Castle for Britain’s King George VI, who had died nine days earlier.
  34. 1961 Wednesday: The entire 18-member U.S. figure skating team dies when the Belgian Sabena 707 on which, they are flying crashes.
  35. 1962 Thursday: CBS-TV bought the exclusive rights to college football games from the NCAA for $10.2 million.
  36. 1965 Monday: Canada replaces the Union Jack with the Maple Leaf flag.
  37. 1970 Sunday: A Dominican DC-9 crashes into the sea at Santo Domingo, killing 102 people aboard it.
  38. 1978 Wednesday: Leon Spinks beats Muhammad Ali in a 15-round split decision to win the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  This put Spinks’ pro record to 7-0-1.  People were curious how a relative nobody could get a shot at the championship.  Many believe it was a set up because when the two met again on September 15, 1978, Muhammad Ali won his titles back.  
  39. 1981 Sunday: Famed blues rock guitarist, Mike Bloomfield who performed with Electric Flag[iv] among other bands, dies from a drug overdose on this date in San Francisco, California, at age 37.
  40. 1982 Monday: During a storm, the Ocean Ranger, a drilling rig, sank off the coast of Newfoundland and 84 men working on it lost their lives in the disaster.
  41. 1985 Friday: The Center for Disease Control reported that more than half of all nine-year-old kids in the U.S. showed no signs of tooth decay.
  42. 1989 Wednesday: The Soviet military ends its occupation of neighboring Afghanistan.
  43. 1991 Friday: The leaders of Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Poland signed the Visegard agreement, in which, they pledged to cooperate in transforming their countries to free-market economies.
  44. 1992 Saturday: In Paradise, Nevada, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith won a 10-round unanimous decision over opponent, Mark Wills, to put his record to 32-9-1.  On the same card, Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores a TKO over opponent, Mike Rouse, at the 2:54 minute mark of Round 4 of a scheduled 10-round bout to put his pro record to 19-4.  In other action that night, Tony “TNT” Tucker scored a TKO at the 1:40 minute mark of Round 2 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight boxing match over his opponent, Kimmuel Odum, to put his professional boxing record to 42-1.
  45. 1996 Thursday: At a news conference, American boxer Tommy Morrison said that he has contracted the HIV-AIDS virus.
  46. 2005 Tuesday: YouTube, the popular internet site on which videos users may post and watch videos launched in the United States on this date.  Meanwhile, Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary James Loy steps down from the post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from February 01, 2005, until today.  His replacement- the 2nd U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff assumed office on this date.  A Republican, as well, he, too, served under President George W. Bush from today until January 21, 2009.
  47. 2010 Monday: In Afghanistan, NATO and Afghan troops are taking the fight to the Taliban in Helmand Province. Fighting is fierce and the Islamist scum tricky.  Still, the war is going well but after nearly nine years, it’s time to beat them and end it.
  48. 2011 Tuesday: In Malaysia, morality police arrest more than 80 Muslim couples to prevent them from celebrating Valentine’s Day.  Meanwhile, inflation in Communist China reaches 4.9-percent.
  49. 2012 Wednesday: Procter and Gamble sells Pringles to the Kellogg Company for $2.7 billion.  Elsewhere, in Comayagua, Honduras, an out-of-control fire in the prison located there kills at least 358 people and injures countless others.  No one is sure of the exact cause.  Meanwhile, unemployment in the UK hits 8.4-percent, a 17-year-high.
  50. 2013 Friday:  A Near-Earth asteroid, 2012 DA-14 comes within 17,200 miles of Earth’s surface, a record close approach for an object measuring estimated 160-feet in diameter.  Meanwhile, after North Korea conducts some nuclear tests, the European Union announces tighter sanctions on the country in conjunction with the United States.  North Korea tells Beijing that they are going to conduct one or two more tests. 
  51. 2014 Saturday: Lebanon’s new Prime Minister Tammam Salam declares that he has been able to form a new cabinet, breaking the 10-month impasse between Hezbollah and Sunni rival parties; Salam intends to hold presidential elections on time.
  52. 2015 Sunday: According to Brainy History, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is planning rules for commercial drones that will limit flights to uncrowded areas within the operator’s line of sight, meaning that uses such as package delivery or long-range news reporting are off limits.
  53. 2016 Monday: Bosnia and Hercegovina formally applies for membership in the European Union.  Meanwhile, in Rancho Mirage, California, President Barack Obama holds a two-day summit with member states of ASEAN.  They are working towards the Pan-Pacific Partnership- the PPP.
  54. 2017 Wednesday: The CEO of CKE Restaurants- Andrew Puzder- withdraws from consideration as the next U.S. secretary of Labor in the Trump administration.  Meanwhile, down in Venezuela, the totalitarian government bans the left-wing CNN Spanish language channel accusing it of spreading lies and falsehoods. 
  55. 2018 Thursday: Following the departure of Jacob Zuma, Cyril Ramaphosa takes the oath and becomes the new president of South Africa.  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announces it’s blocking a group of Chi-Com ‘investors’ seeking to buy the Chicago Stock Exchange.  Thank God Joe Biden’s not the president. Meanwhile, the Senate Judiciary Committee backs the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act which will correct injustices judges inflicted on tens of thousands of offenders who were first-time offenders, minorities, and/or poor.  President Donald J. Trump brought this amazing miracle into being along with Kim Kardashian and others concerned about the travesties of justice.
  56. 2019 Friday: Driving his enemies insane, President Donald J. Trump declares a national emergency as wave after wave of illegal alien caravans attempt to storm the southern U.S. border so he can divert funds and begin construction of the southern border wall.  Meanwhile, after Amazon announced, it was going to build its new HQ in New York City, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took them to task, not understanding that in order to get something, you give something.  Anyhow, Amazon announces it’s a done deal- they’re going elsewhere- to Virginia.  Friendlier business climate there.
  57. 2020 Saturday: The COVID-19 growing global pandemic reaches into Europe now.  An 80-year-old Chinese ‘tourist’ dies in France from the Wuhan Flu.   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Australian officials cancel a visit to Great Britain due to the Brits allowing Huawei to build their 5-G network.  Australia like the United States wants nothing to do with Huawei because of Chinese Communist Party’s use of its electronics to eavesdrop on everyone around the world.  Think TikTok.  Meanwhile, in Yemen, Houthis raise a big fuss over Saudi airstrikes that claim the lives of at least 30 ‘civilians.’ 
  58. 2021 Monday:  We heard early today that there is ‘bipartisan support’ for an independent commission to delve into the causes of the January 06, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots when Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi knows the precise cause: being in league with Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs who infiltrated the Trump supporters to pull off one of the greatest FALSE FLAG OPERATIONS in the history of American politics.  Add to that the waving off of proffered 10,000 National Guard troops AHEAD of January 6 and you know all you need to know.  It was a set-up hence why they lie about the death of Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick, why we don’t know the results of his autopsy and why they cremated him as quickly as they did.  Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has much for which to answer, folks, which is why she is appointing an ‘independent commission’ (yeah, right) to look into the RIOTS.  Speaking of Officer Brian Sicknick, the New York Times quietly updates the truth on his death saying it most likely was in response to some kind of irritant sprayed in his face such as bear repellant.
  59. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden announces he will speak at a virtual G 7 summit on the ‘Panda Pandemic,’ aka the Chinese Virus, the Wuhan Virus, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, the Yellow Fever 2020-2021.  Keep a close eye on the screen to see how they manipulate the ‘speech’ by Biden so as to see the earpiece telling him what to say and do.  Word of warning- Joe, don’t stick your wife’s finger in your mouth.   Meanwhile, Joe Biden continues dismantling the extremely necessary Trump Era policy of illegal alien asylum speakers remaining in Mexico.  Now, they can enter the U.S. and begin popping out one anchor baby after another.  Diabolical, Joe.  In other ‘Joe Biden news,’ Joe is driving ahead (well, those behind him) to get our guns from us and to eliminate our ability to get them.  Not going to happen, Joe.
  60. 2021 Monday B: Dick Morris speaks out on the Democrats’ ‘bloodlust’ in pursuing Donald J. Trump.  It’s because they have nothing other than “Trump Glue” to hold the Democrats together.  What a shame.  Meanwhile, reputed Chi-Com intelligence agent, Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell makes some stupid comment about God’s gender.  Thought you folks were supposed to avoid all gender-related terms on the floor of the House?  Hypocrite.  Speaking of dimwitted Democrats, Orthodox rabbis are calling on House Democratic Party leadership to remove Congresswoman Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar from her position as vice chairperson on the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee.   We have an alternative nickname for Ms. Omar- Ilhan “From the Rivers to the Sea, Palestine will be Free” Omar.   In other left-wing news, Puerto Rico is demanding Congress to consider statehood for the leftist island territory.  They say ‘Congress has a moral responsibility’ to do so.
  61. 2021 Monday C: In the New York City mayoral race, Andrew Yang has hit the necessary threshold in fund-raising to qualify for matching funds.  Meanwhile, Nancy Pelosi’s nephew, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues to sink as the effort to remove the POS via recall has surpassed the necessary 1.5 million voter signatures with which to throw him out of office.   In the Empire State, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo continues falling in his approval ratings with his critics on all sides of the aisle going after him, accusing him and his bozo brother, CNN’s Chris Cuomo, of showboating on TV while thousands of elderly seniors in rest homes were dying of the Chi-Vi due to his horrendous mishandling of the Beijing Bug.  People are so angry with this guy; the state Assembly is considering stripping him of his emergency powers. 
  62. 2021 Monday D: In other U.S. news, the Minneapolis City Council now wants to RE-FUND the police department because everything is going to hell in a handbasket as are many other left-wing cities and towns.  Meanwhile, the Dems are launching an all-out campaign to get Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton out of office.  It shows how effective he is.   Elsewhere, Republican Congressmen Devin Nunes, California, and Jim Jordan, Ohio, demand that House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi ‘fess up’ on what she knew and when she knew it about security conditions at the Capitol on January 6.  People want answers as to WHY we still have a militarized capitol with fences and troops when they should be deployed along  the southern border.
  63. 2021 Monday E: Florida Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz says that ‘Governor Ron DeSantis would make one hell of a presidential candidate one day.’  Next, following former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s stupid comments regarding Trump’s support among the GOP voters, Senator Lindsey Graham says that ‘Donald Trump remains the most potent force among the Grand Old Party.’  Speaking of Ambassador Haley, even anti-Trumpers are outraged at her stupid remarks.  Her stock as a presidential candidate has fallen to outhouse levels like Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Bill Cassidy, Ben Sasse, and other dimwits.   Meanwhile, the GOP plans on trying Joe Biden to the Chi-Coms in every chance they get so as to increase the numbers of wins in 2022 and again in 2024.   Moving on, Pennsylvania GOP Congressman Guy Reschenthaler says, ‘If you don’t think Cancel Culture isn’t coming for you next, wake up!’   In other news, the fact that vandals assaulted the home of Trump attorney Michael Van Der Veen proves just how effective he was in defending his client.  Some maggot scrawled, “TRAITOR,” on his home.
  64. 2021 Monday E: Big Tech now is attacking Pro-Life news services.  Big Tech strikes again. Speaking of Tech, we now know that the Chi-Coms- good friends of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden used secret microchips installed in U.S. computers to spy on US.  How nice.  We should have nuked them when we had the opportunity.  Next, the president of Microsoft says the SolarWinds hack was biggest and most sophisticated in history.  Elsewhere, Parler has managed to return to the Internet via using ‘independent technology.’ 
  65. 2021 Monday F: Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the “U.S. supports militants in Iraq who have executed members of Turkey’s armed forces.  What’s up with that, Joe?  Next, Iran tests a short-range ‘smart missile’ with a radius of about 186 miles.  Elsewhere, Congressman  Michael Waltz, R-FL, urges a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.  We concur- NO freedom-loving country should participate in the Chi-Com-held Olympics- it’s akin to participating in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.  F— them. 
  66. 2021 Monday G: Severe winter weather is rampaging through Texas where power outages are ongoing as they are in at least 13 other states.  We hope they’re not using any Chi-Com equipment or software. Refineries in Texas are being forced to shut down due to the weather.  In other news, Ken Cuccinelli, former immigration bigwig in the Trump administration says that Joe Biden’s immigration policies are going to overwhelm the country as illegals are flooding in across the southern border.  We hope troops begin laying minefields along the border to stop this tidal wave.  Elsewhere, John Bachman on Newsmax TV says of the Joe Biden, ‘it’s hard to claim to be a friend of the working class when your policies are rapidly leading to their demise.’  Finally, it’s interesting to note that former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s BIG MISTAKE in using the nuclear option to confirm judicial appointees back in 2013 could see impeachment being used by the GOP to destroy numerous left-wing Democrats in coming years.  We can only hope.  
  67. 2021 Monday H: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 109,067,558 confirmed cases, +313,837, 2,405,546, confirmed deaths, +6,773, and 61,277,452 confirmed recoveries, +245,977.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,939,592 confirmed cases, up 32,738 from yesterday’s reporting, 490,672 confirmed deaths, UP 833, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly three-plus 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 160,802 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.
  68. 2021 Monday 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: 3,484,984 confirmed cases, 47,055 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: 331,164 confirmed cases, 4,739 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Wisconsin: currently, they have 607,213 confirmed cases, 6,748 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 730,293 confirmed cases, 5,414 confirmed deaths, and 670,010 confirmed recoveries.
  69. 2021 Monday J: In other news related to the Wuhan Virus Crisis, the World Health Organization clears the Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use around the world.   Meanwhile, Brexit leader Nigel Farage says the world is dealing with a virus, NOT the Chi-Vi but the WOKE VIRUS, one that is sweeping the world and one that we absolutely must crush before it crushes us.  Elsewhere, noted investigative journalist Peter Schweizer says that BOTH Joe Biden and Kamala Harris must get their families under control if they wish to keep things on the up-and-up (which they don’t- at least in our views).  
  70. 2021 Monday K: In the African nation of Guinea, health authorities declare an Ebola epidemic.  Meanwhile 58 mostly Western nations unite to oppose detainment of their nationals or detainment of foreign nationals to gain leverage over one nation or the other.  The Chi-Coms do this, the Russians do this, the Iranians really do this, it’s horrible and it must end.  Elsewhere, a rocket attack in the lovely nation of Iraq kills a contractor and wounds a U.S. servicemember.  Finally, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledges differences between Joe Biden and himself but remains hopeful the senile old fool in the White House will give him a ring.  Don’t count on it, prime minister, you, and your country must unite with ALL Arab countries to oppose Iran.
  71. 2021 Monday L: County GOP officials in the Pennsylvania counties of Clarion, Centre, Lawrence, Washington, and York censure Senator Pat Toomey who voted to convict President Donald J. Trump this past Saturday in the bogus second impeachment trial.  Ask him to retire.  NOW.   Next, UPDATE on New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo- he is NOW blaming the vast numbers of Chinese Virus deaths on health care and rest home workers but oh, no, NOT me or my policies.  Andrew, a famous Democrat once said, “The buck stops here,” meaning with YOU- murdering f**k.  Noted journalist Bill O’Reilly says that ‘Cuomo is doing rope-a-dope’ to try to cover his ass and to evade punishment that is heading his way.  Elsewhere, the NATO chief says that nations that send troops to various missions should not have to foot all the costs of doing so but that the organization should help.  Next, the soon-to-be-deployed NASA new Mars rover is going to search out signs of ancient life.[v]   Finally, in Palm Beach, as President Donald J. Trump returns from a golf outing, tens of thousands of his supporters lined the streets holding signs and celebrating how much they love the 45th president.  Speaker Pelosi: Trump ain’t going nowhere.   
  72. 2022 Tuesday: What the heck could be happening today?

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

[ii] We are not sure when we will present the music of Supertramp, but we hope to do it within the next year or so.  You will not want to miss this group, that we can tell you.

[iii] We should have promoted the music of Journey around the time we did the music of Santana. We hope to do so sometime within the next 10-12 years.  We hope you will remain alert for the day when we do.

[iv] Not sure when exactly we will present the music of Elvin Bishop along with Electric Flag and Buddy Miles.

[v] We’re hoping the Chi-Com lander is going to crash on the Martian surface, breaking apart into millions of pieces.  Otherwise, they will be lying like they have about ‘growing seeds on the dark side of the moon.’  Lying communist bastards.  Hell, for all we know, when their craft reaches the Red Planet’s surface, it will be carrying COVID-19 seeing as how they are so damned sloppy handling pathogens.

FOLKS, JOE HAS GOT TO GO- NOW!