259. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022

We are watching history repeat itself some 82 years later with the murderous little midget Vladimir Putin playing Benito Mussolini and his number one ally, Xi Jinping playing the Nazi Fuhrer. Question is “will Chairman Xi ‘fish’ or ‘cut bait?’” We know what happened to the ‘Thousand-Year Reich’ when Hitler couldn’t ‘cut bait’- it crumbled after 12 horrifying years…

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259. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022:

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (Observed); National POW/MIA Recognition Day

We are watching history repeat itself some 82 years later with the murderous little midget Vladimir Putin playing Benito Mussolini and his number one ally, Xi Jinping playing the Nazi Fuhrer.  Question is “will Chairman Xi ‘fish’ or ‘cut bait?’”  We know what happened to the ‘Thousand-Year Reich’ when Hitler couldn’t ‘cut bait’- it crumbled after 12 horrifying years…

U.S. Secretary of State William R. Day; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingham; Second German Führer Admiral Karl Dönitz; Bon Jovi (and Skid Row) featuring Dave Sabo, the Faces featuring Kenney Jones, Fairport Convention featuring Maartin Allcock, the Grateful Dead in Egypt, the Lovin’ Spoonful featuring Joe Butler, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers featuring Ron Blair, and T-Rex featuring Marc Bolan:

  1. 1087 Friday: The reign of the 158th Roman Catholic Pope Victor III ends after a brief 1 year and 115 days.  He first became the shepherd of ALL Christendom on May 24, 1086.
  2. 1394 Tuesday: The reign of the 202.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Clement VII ends.  Elected in opposition to both the 202nd Roman Catholic Pope Urban VI and to the 203rd Roman Catholic Pope Boniface IX, Antipope Clement VII served from September 20, 1378. 
  3. 1498 Friday: Tomas de Torquemada, infamous for his role in the Spanish Inquisition, died in Avila, Spain.
  4. 1620 Wednesday: The Mayflower departs Plymouth, England, bound for the New World. She arrives in Provincetown, Massachusetts, on December 26, 1620. Aboard her were 102 passengers bound to establish a new colony.
  5. 1630 Monday: The village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston.
  6. 1652 Monday: Spanish troops occupy the British-held area of Dunkirk.
  7. 1654 Wednesday: Russian troops occupy the city of Smolensk in Poland.
  8. 1702 Saturday: Emperor Leopold I declare war on France, Cologne, and Bavaria.
  9. 1779 Thursday: The future 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingham is born on this date in New Hope, Pennsylvania. A future Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, to June 20, 1831.
  10. 1782 Monday: The Great Seal of the United States appears for the first time. American leaders impressed it upon a document used to negotiate a prisoner-of-war agreement with the British.
  11. 1795 Wednesday: British troops occupy Cape Town, South Africa.
  12. 1810 Sunday: Mexicans were inspired to begin their successful revolt against Spanish rule by Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla and his “Grito de Delores” (“Cry of Dolores”).
  13. 1812 Wednesday: During Napoleon’s occupation of Moscow, Russia, the Great Fire of Moscow breaks out and devastates much of the city.
  14. 1848 Saturday: France abolishes slavery in ALL its territories.
  15. 1857 Wednesday: The song, “Jingle Bells” by James Pierpont undergoes copyright under its original title, “One Horse Open Sleigh.”  Pierpont wrote the song, one considered a Christmastime Perennial, for Thanksgiving.
  16. 1859 Friday: British explorer David Livingstone discovers Lake Nyasa, which forms Malawi’s boundary with Tanzania and Mozambique.
  17. 1862 Tuesday: Liliuokalani, queen of Hawaii —reign 1891-1893—marries John Owen Dominis. Meanwhile, the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War—Antietam—takes place in Maryland.
  18. 1891 Wednesday: In Grünau, Berlin, Germany, the man who would become the chief of Kriegsmarine’s U-Boat wing, Admiral Karl Dönitz, is born. Following Adolf Hitler’s suicide in the Berlin bunker, Admiral Dönitz became the Führer from April 30-to-May-23, 1945 and would survive the war, dying in 1980.  
  19. 1893 Saturday: More than 100,000 settlers swarmed onto a section of land in Oklahoma known as the “Cherokee Strip.”
  20. 1898 Friday: The 36th U.S. Secretary of State William R. Day left office on this date. A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from April 28, 1898, until today and then moved on to serve on the federal courts and eventually, the United States Supreme Court.
  21. 1908 Wednesday: William Crapo “Billy” Durant founded General Motors in Flint, Michigan on this date in history. He did so by merging Buick and Olds car companies.
  22. 1910 Friday: Bessica Medlar Raiche of Mineola, N.Y., made the first accredited solo airplane flight by a woman in the United States.
  23. 1919 Tuesday: Congress issued a national charter to the American Legion.
  24. 1924 Tuesday: Jim Bottomley set a new major league baseball record when he knocked in 12 runs in a single game.
  25. 1940 Monday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Selective Training and Service Act into law, the nation’s first Draft Act. Elsewhere in government, Samuel T. Rayburn of Texas became Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
  26. 1941 Tuesday: Adolf Hitler orders that ‘for every dead German, 100 Yugoslavs are to die.’  Meanwhile, farther east, German armor surrounds the Ukrainian city of Kyiv during Operation Barbarossa. Elsewhere, Joe Butler—future drummer with the Lovin’ Spoonful—is born in Long Island, N.Y., on this date.
  27. 1948 Thursday: Kenney Jones, drummer for both the Small Faces and later, the Faces, [i] featuring Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Ronnie Lane, and Ian McLagan, was born in London on this date. Elsewhere, longtime bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[ii], 1976-1982 / 2002-present, Ron Blair, is born in San Diego, CA, on this date.
  28. 1953 Wednesday: “The Robe,” the first movie presented in the widescreen process Cinemascope, had its world premiere at the Roxy Theater in New York. Elsewhere, the American League gave permission to the St. Louis Browns to move to Baltimore, Maryland, where they changed their name to the Baltimore Orioles.
  29. 1964 Wednesday: The rock-and-roll show “Shindig!” premiered on ABC-TV.  Meanwhile, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, future guitarist with both Bon Jovi and Skid Row- Dave Sabo- is born.  In 1983, he would be the original guitarist with Bon Jovi.  Following that stint, he would move on to Skid Row where he would perform with the band for years.
  30. 1968 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon appears on the television comedy show, “Laugh-in.”  Elsewhere, the final episode of “The Andy Griffith Show” appeared on CBS on this date.
  31. 1972 Saturday: The “Bob Newhart Show” premiered on CBS-TV.
  32. 1974 Monday: President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders.
  33. 1976 Thursday: The Episcopal Church formally approved women for ordination as priests and bishops.
  34. 1977 Friday: Glam-Rocker Marc Bolan, singer and guitarist of the British band, T-Rex[iii], died in an automobile wreck on this date in Barnes, London. The legendary glam rocker was 29 years old. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, Maria Callas, the American-born prima donna famed for her lyrical soprano and fiery temperament, died in Paris at age 53.
  35. 1978 Saturday: The Grateful Dead[iv] perform at the Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt.
  36. 1982 Thursday: The massacre of between 1,200 and 1,400 Palestinian men, women, and children at the hands of Israeli-allied Christian Phalange militiamen began in West Beirut’s Sabra and Shatila refugee camps; the Palestinians had it coming!
  37. 1985 Monday: The Communist Party in China announced changes in leadership that were designed to bring younger officials to power.
  38. 1987 Wednesday: Two dozen countries singed the Montreal Protocol, a treaty designed to save the Earth’s ozone layer by calling on nations to reduce harmful emissions of chemicals by the year, 2000.
  39. 1988 Friday: Tom Browning pitched the 12th perfect game in major league history.
  40. 1990 Sunday: An eight-minute videotape of an address by U.S. President George H. W. Bush appeared on Iraqi television on this date. In it the President warned that actions of Saddam Hussein could plunge them into a war ‘against the world.’
  41. 1994 Friday: A federal jury ordered Exxon Corp. to pay a $5 billion punitive damage award to the people harmed by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. However, the U.S. Supreme Court later reduced the payout to $507.5 million, which made more sense. Elsewhere, for the first time in 10 years, two astronauts from the space shuttle Discovery went on the first untethered spacewalk.
  42. 2001 Sunday: President George W. Bush, speaking on the South Lawn of the White House, said there was “no question” Osama bin Laden and his followers were prime suspects in the Sept. 11 Islamist terrorist attacks; Bush pledged the government would “find them, get them running and hunt them down.”
  43. 2002 Monday: U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced that Iraq had unconditionally accepted the return of U.N. weapons inspectors.
  44. 2003 Tuesday: In the WNBA Championship, the Detroit Shock beat the Los Angeles Sparks, 2 games to 1.
  45. 2005 Friday: President George W. Bush ruled out raising taxes to pay the massive costs of Gulf Coast reconstruction in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, saying other government spending had to be cut to pay for the recovery effort. How about not going to war in Iraq, Mr. President, why didn’t you think about that before invading the Middle Eastern nation in 2003?
  46. 2007 Sunday: O.J. Simpson undergoes arrest in the alleged armed robbery of sports memorabilia collectors in Las Vegas. A jury later convicted “The Juice” of kidnapping and armed robbery, and then sentenced the thug to an indeterminate term of between nine-to-33 years in prison. Meanwhile, contractors for the U.S. security firm Blackwater USA guarding a U.S. State Department convoy in Baghdad opened fire on civilian vehicles mistakenly believing that they were under attack; 14 Iraqis died. It is what it is, folks.
  47. 2008 Tuesday: General David Petraeus stepped aside as General Ray Odierno took over as the top American commander of the Iraq War.
  48. 2010 Thursday: Poverty rates in the United States hit a 15-year high of 14.3 percent or 43.6 million Americans—all the while illegal aliens pour in to take American jobs!
  49. 2013 Monday: Health officials discover the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, in tap water near New Orleans, the first time ever detected in the U.S. water supply. Elsewhere, Aaron Alexis, a former U.S. Navy reservist, went on a shooting rampage inside the Washington Navy Yard, killing 12 victims before being shot dead by police.
  50. 2014 Tuesday:  NASA outsources its role in space travel by awarding a $4.2 billion contract to Boeing and a $2.6 billion contract to Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) to shuttle astronauts between Earth and the International Space Station.
  51. 2015 Wednesday:  In the journal, “Nature,” Oxford University reports that thanks to the intervention of modern medicine in Africa, approximately 700 million cases of malaria have been prevented. We know that hydroxychloroquine is one of the best anti-malarial drugs in use on the African continent and in 2020, it’s interesting to note that a country such as Uganda that has long used this extremely low-cost drug the deaths in 2020 from COVID-19 are almost nonexistent. Elsewhere, in Burkina Faso, security guards launch a coup taking President Michel Kafando and other ranking government officials into custody.
  52. 2016 Friday: Democracy Now reports that Donald Trump continues to dis President Barack Hussein Obama by suggesting that the 44th president was not born in the United States. Folks, millions of Americans, and millions more around the planet do not believe Obama[v] was born in the U.S. so WTF? Meanwhile, following a campaign rally in North Carolina the previous day, Hillary Clinton minimizes her public appearances. What is wrong with this woman?
  53. 2017 Saturday: Tropical Storm Maria, which would batter the Caribbean as a powerful hurricane, formed in the Atlantic. Elsewhere, California lawmakers voted to move the state’s presidential primary up by about three months to March, a move that would force candidates to mount expensive campaigns earlier.
  54. 2018 Sunday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sets an NFL record with 10 touchdown passes in the first two games of the regular season, lighting up the Steelers’ secondary with six touchdown passes for a road win of 42-37. Meanwhile, the Washington Post reports that potential U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh committed sexual assault in the 1980s when he was a young man, charges since proven to be FALSE.   Finally, in London, England, Maartin Allcock- longtime member of Fairport Convention[vi] (guitars, keyboards, violins, vocals, bass guitars, and pipes)- succumbs to liver cancer at age 61.
  55. 2019 Monday:  The New York Times publishes a story in which, it charges the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as being the most expensive in the world that each prisoner costs the taxpayers $13 million annually. Meanwhile, On This Day reports that the personal information of every citizen in Ecuador was found online on an unsecured server. Go figure.
  56. 2020 Wednesday: Warned ahead of time that his book about his time in the Trump administration contained classified information, former National Security Advisor John Bolton finds himself- along with his publisher and support staff- finds himself under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice. We told you so, John! Meanwhile, America’s insurance companies announce that this year’s ongoing ‘peaceful protests,’ aka rioting, looting, arson, rape, and murder- will be the costliest in U.S. history, claims coming in between $1-2 billion. Thank you, Democrats, thank you, Marxist-Socialist thugs. Elsewhere, pot-smoking New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio- struggling to remain lucid- announces that HE and his mayoral staff of at least 500 workers will go on furlough for two weeks, beginning in October. Dude, you do nothing anyway but thanks for allowing the city to hold onto your $250,000 annual salary.
  57. 2020 Wednesday A: In Austin, Texas, two construction cranes collide into one another killing no one but injuring at least 22 people on the ground. Illegal aliens at the controls? It is Texas, after all. Meanwhile, Hurricane Sally, a Cat 1 storm, continues assaulting the coastlines of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi. Rains are heavy, storm surges strong, and flooding rampant. Elsewhere, NFL ratings are in a nosedive, the opening week’s ratings coming in with a 20-percent or more drop in viewership. Every game save the New Orleans Saints-Tampa Bay Buccaneers was below normal. Don’t expect it to get any better anytime soon, the league’s owners MUST- we repeat, MUST- terminate the contract of Commissioner Roger Goodell and send this virtue-signaling POS packing and then must regain control of the players and enforce the rules. You remember ratings were DOWN in 2016 and were it not for Donald Trump, they would have continued tanking. This is your second chance, NFL team owners, and if you blow it this time, we expect America’s favorite sport will be as popular as midget mud wrestling. Don’t blow it. Speaking of football, the BIG 10 says it is going to return to playing games. Congratulations!
  58. 2020 Wednesday B: Senate Minority Leader and knuckle-dragger Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the head of Health and Human Services boss Alex Azar’s head over some bogus charge concerning the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever Bat Flu. Chuck- STFU. Meanwhile, Real Clear Politics polling average shows “Pro-China Joe” Biden with a lead of 49-percent to 44.7-percent over Trump. Wow. You go, Joe, you go! Next, along the west coast, out-of-control wildfires continue to burn acres and take lives yet in our northern neighbor, Canada, the wildfire season is way, way down thanks to proper forest management. Democrats do NOT think we won’t remember who is responsible for all the ills come November or in November 2022, November 2024 and onward. YOU will pay. Finally, last night, Tucker Carlson on Fox News Channel had Chinese Virus Crisis whistleblower, Dr. Li-Meng Yan on his program and she told the host that Beijing knew the facts concerning the Wuhan Flu and that they INTENTIONALLY ALLOWED IT TO ESCAPE. It is interesting to note that famed bastion of free speech, Twitter (yeah, right), silenced the doctor’s account on September 15. My, my, me!
  59. 2020 Wednesday C: The U.S. Senate Homeland Security Committee has issued subpoenas to former CIA director John Brennan, former National Security advisor James Clapper, and former FBI director James “The Saint” Comey. Good. Bring them in and bust their balls on live TV! Elsewhere, radio talk show king, Rush Limbaugh, reports today on his program that new polling shows that in strife-torn cities and towns across the country, voters favor Donald Trump by a 2-1 margin in November. Ooops! Not good for the Democrats!
  60. 2020 Wednesday D: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 29,689,922 confirmed cases, UP by 281,498 cases, 937,543 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,376 deaths, and 20,152,872 confirmed recoveries, UP by 201,786 recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 6,704,125 confirmed cases, UP by 29,165 new cases, 199,297 confirmed deaths, UP by 912 new deaths, and 3,636,578 confirmed recoveries, UP by 21,091 new recoveries. (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt motherf**kers). Now that Mo is living in Israel, here are the numbers for that nation: 170,465 confirmed cases, 1,165 confirmed deaths, and 122,785 confirmed recoveries.
  61. 2020 Wednesday E: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 771,288 confirmed cases, 14,648 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 10,951 confirmed cases, 100 confirmed deaths, and 3,885 confirmed recoveries. Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 84,320 confirmed cases, 2,107 confirmed deaths, but like California, the palooka-faced governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries. Shame on these flipping Democrats. Let’s take a look at one more state, Idaho: 35,984 confirmed number of cases, 420 confirmed deaths, but no mention of the confirmed number of recoveries- thank you, Governor Brad Little for acting like a Democrat and remaining mum on this figure.
  62. 2020 Wednesday F: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals DOW Jones Industrial Average: 28,032.38, UP 36.78 points (+0.13%). Next, the NASDAQ: 11,050.47, DOWN 139.85 points (-1.25%). Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,385.49, DOWN 15.71 points (-0.46%). The price of GOLD is $1,967.20 per troy oz., -3.30 (-0.17%) while the price of SILVER is $27.32 per troy ounce, -0.156 (-0.57%). The price of PLATINUM is $972.80 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.07%) while the price of COPPER is $3.06 per pound, 0.00 (0.00%). The price of PALLADIUM is $2,399.00 per troy oz, -7.50 (-0.31%). The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.17 per barrel, +0.01 (+0.02%). Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.75 Chi-Com yuan. Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 21.03.
  63. 2020 Wednesday G:  President Donald J. Trump- speaking from the White House today- said that he believes a vaccine will be available to combat the Wuhan Virus sometime in October. Earlier in the day, CDC Director Robert Redfield said that ‘masks are good’ and that ‘he was not as optimistic about a vaccine before late 2021.’  We shall see. However, Dr. Scott Atlas says 100 million doses should be available by the end of 2020. Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden says his legal advisors have told him that he could probably issue a nationwide mask mandate via executive order. Joe: NOT enough prisons to hold everyone who will not obey the bull crap order. Better to make hydroxychloroquine, aka Plaquenil, available to ALL Americans.
  64. 2020 Wednesday H: Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Justice charges five Chi-Com hackers with attempting to hack into more than 100 sites including social media and government. Currently, law enforcement is tracking these scalawags down. Next, President Trump reverses himself from an earlier stance and says that limited briefings on U.S. elections security will be provided to key members of Congress. As everyone knows, the Chi-Coms, the Russkies, the Iranians, the Cubans, the North Koreans, the Venezuelans, everyone with an ax to grind against the U.S. is going to attempt changing U.S. election results in November as they always do. When Barack Hussein Obama was president, he said influencing an election one way or another was nearly impossible so why would things be any different now?
  65. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 227,764,447 confirmed cases, +614,296, 4,681,587 confirmed deaths, +10,187 and 204,406,238 confirmed recoveries, +579,782. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 42,618,589 confirmed cases, UP 183,742 from yesterday’s reporting, 686,896 confirmed deaths, UP 2,324, [vii] and 32,324,091 confirmed recoveries, UP 79,598. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  66. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 368,442 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 35,636 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  67. 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: 4,528,259 confirmed cases, 67,816 confirmed deaths, and 2,384,472 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,509,784 confirmed cases, 49,257 confirmed deaths, and 2,421,038 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 73,856 confirmed cases, 679 confirmed deaths, and 73,177 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 619,208 confirmed cases, 7,208 confirmed deaths, and 259,602 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Illinois: they have 1,586,741 confirmed cases, 27,113 confirmed deaths, and 1,431,261 confirmed recoveries. [ix]  
  68. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,208,403 confirmed cases, 7,465 confirmed deaths, and 1,117,027 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Vatican City, 214th area on the list: 27 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 27 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  69. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,751.32, DOWN 63.07 points (-0.18%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,181.92, UP 20.39 points (+0.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,473.75, DOWN 6.95 points (-0.16%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.48 per barrel, -0.13 (-0.18%).  The price of GOLD is $1,755.30 per troy oz., -1.10 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $22.94 per troy ounce, +0.14 (+0.60%).  The price of PLATINUM is $930.10 per troy oz, +6.80 (+0.74%) while the price of COPPER is $4.29 per pound, +0.01 (+0.20%). [xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,024.20 per troy oz., -2.05 (-0.10%). The price of RHODIUM is $11,250.20 per troy oz., -550.00 (-4.66%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $765,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,893.75 per USD/T, +3.25 (+0.11%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93    In Gambian Dalasi, one greenback equals 51.20 and in Georgian Lari, a buck equal 3.07 and in Ghana Cedi, one dollar equals 5.92 of theirs. [xiii]        
  70. 2021 Thursday 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have dropped to $4.390 per gallon, $3.096 in Florida, $4.073 in Hawaii, and $3.872 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let us look at one other Georgia: $2.977.  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- Germany: $6.872 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,768,967,941,690 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvi]  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 Brazil, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Switzerland with $256 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  71. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 175 since Joe Biden’s earpiece appointed “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be ‘border czar’ and Day No. 82 since her sole visit to the region.  Next, here are stats from One America News for the border calamity.  We begin with the Cost for just this day of caring for the denizens of the Third World: $522,488,704.  Imagine what that money could do for the homeless, yet it’s going to ILLEGAL ALIENS.  Next, here is the cost for this year of caring for this human fecal matter: $283,262,287,872.  Incredible, absolutely incredible.  Next, here is the estimate for the numbers of illegal alien trash that has swept across the U.S.-Mexico border this year: 2,903,211.  Wow.  Finally, here is the CONSERVATIVE (LOW) estimate of border-jumpers living within the country now: 36,903,212.  Note- since 2009, we have placed the actual number back then at around 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number is closer to 85-110 million. (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  72. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– The Department of Homeland Security watchdog says that the ‘failure to screen illegal aliens along the border for COVID-19- and other diseases- is putting employees and American towns and cities at risk.’  Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that the Biden-Harris regime are responsible for the 317-percent increase on illegal alien garbage pouring across the southern border.  Meanwhile, in Texas, 123 landowners along the border in Texas are allowing the state to erect border fencing on their properties.  Good for you.  In other border news, every day, 4,000 or more illegal aliens show up under a bridge between Texas and Mexico.  Currently, there are 8,000-10,000 illegals waiting beneath the bridge for the Border Patrol to show up and process them.  Fox News has been flying drones around the bridge to show the environmental disaster of all the urine, fecal matter, and disease swirling around beneath the bridge.  That is, until late today when the FAA banned Fox from flying any more flights in the area.
  73. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Following yesterday’s announcement by the Biden regime and leftist leaders in Australia- Prime Minister Scott Morrison- and in England- Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson regarding the three countries’ new alliance with which to give Australia nuclear-powered submarines, France became angry as they were not consulted seeing as how they are also involved in the Indo-Pacific Region.  Moron U.S. Secretary of State Anthony “Bullshit” Blinken is now trying to pacify and coddle hurt Gallic feelings.  We thought the Biden regime was supposed to be ‘grownups in the room’ and that everything was ‘going to get back to normal’ with this Chi-Com stooge in the White House.  Finally, Barack Hussein Obama gives Justin Trudeau his endorsement in Canada’s upcoming election.  Loser.
  74. 2021 Thursday I: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News-(1) Pfizer $44.47 (2) AstraZeneca $56.60 (3) Johnson & Johnson $165.22 (4) BioNTech $372.65 (5) Moderna $440.65.
  75. 2021 Thursday J: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $84.02 (2) General Dynamics: $194.88 (3) Boeing: $213.36 (4) Lockheed Martin: $341.50 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $349.66.
  76. 2021 Thursday K: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $36.46 (2) DuPont: $70.64 (3) Honeywell: $219.65 (4) 3M: $182.66 (5) Teijen: $1,656.00.
  77. 2021 Thursday L: Artificial (Fake) Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $108.25 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.54 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $21.56.
  78. 2021 Thursday M: Joe Biden News I– As various state governments, companies, and businesses continue fighting the unconstitutional COVID-19 vaccine mandates, Joe Biden is bringing in representatives from Disney and Microsoft so the old fogey can try to break their balls on the topic of vaccine mandates.  Ronna McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee says, “NO” to vaccine mandates.   Rep. James Comer, R-KY 1st congressional district, demands to see ‘evidence’ from Joe Biden’s inconclusive Chi-Com Virus origins report (seeing as how “Pro-China Joe” is trying to protect his paymasters in Beijing).  Next, following tweets saying ‘think for yourself’ from entertainer Nikki Minaj, the White House is dangling a phone call with her so they can twist her arm into urging her 22 million followers to rush out and get these bogus vaccines.   Don’t take it, Ms. Minaj.
  79. 2021 Thursday N: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– The blows continue hammering the fraudulent Joe Biden regime as first, 24 GOP state attorneys general threaten the regime with lawsuits over its mandate forcing Americans within their states to get inoculated for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu while leaving illegal aliens to do whatever the heck they want.  Meanwhile, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, told the Biden regime today, “See you in court” over the mandate.  As if that is not bad enough, Joe Biden laid out today a plan with which to tax the rich.  He claims the wealthy do not pay ‘their fair share’ when in fact, the top one percent pays 50-percent of all taxes while the bottom 50-percent and less pay little to no taxes other than sales taxes and SALT.  Most of them get their taxes back via tax refunds so this bull crap that the upper classes pay no taxes is little more than crap.  Meanwhile, in another blow to feeble Joe Biden, Senator Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, continues- with Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA- to hold out against this bogus $3.5 trillion ‘infrastructure bill.’  Meanwhile, racist Virginia Governor Ralph “KKK” Northam says he ’supports Joe Biden’s tax hikes.’
  80. 2021 Thursday O: Joe Biden Regime News I– The U.S. government is moving to block the agreed-upon Purdue Pharma settlement resulting from their hand in the ongoing opioid crisis.  Next, the Biden regime is praising the Fox News Channel for having nearly 90-percent of its employees vaccinated for the Kung Flu and for ordering weekly testing of ALL personnel.  What a load of crap, FNC has become a left-wing outlet.  How sad.  Finally, polls are showing that Joe Biden is facing an uphill battle to win a second term in 2024.  (Note- how many believe this man is going to make it to 2024?  What is with all these coughing fits of his?)
  81. 2021 Thursday P: Nancy Pelosi’s January 06-2021 False Flag Operation– We expect that Nancy Pelosi’s hirelings, i.e., FBI informants, paid Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs, and other sundry garbage are going to ignite another FALSE FLAG OPERATION on Saturday at the Justice for the January 6, 2021, political prisoners languishing in the D.C. gulags.  The TSA is already tightening security at regional airports in case Marxists begin causing trouble.  This sounds like yet another attempt from start to finish to tarnish Trump supporters by setting off yet another riot.  This will allow House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi to put up Fort Pelosi once again and to keep it standing.  Meanwhile, Aaron Babbitt, widower of Ashli Babbitt, is urging there be NO violence at Saturdays “Justice for J6 Rally” at the U.S. Capitol.  Mr. Babbitt, NO Trump supporter, or defender of Americans’ civil rights will cause violence but all the stooges on the pay of the FBI and/or Speaker “Mumbles” Pelosi most assuredly are going to cause violence.  Finally, in other fascinating news related to the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021, while Roger Stone was giving a radio interview, process servers showed up and served him live on air with papers related to the events of that day.  Wow.
  82. 2021 Thursday Q: Political News I– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, told Newsmax that IF what is being alleged about Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark A. (Asshole) Milley is true, the scumbag could have triggered a nuclear war between the United States and communist China.  Chef Lilah Paulikovich of the AICPENDBLOG.COM said on her Twitter page a few days ago that Gen. Milley should be court martialed, stripped of rank, led up the 13 steps to the gallows, have the black bag placed over his head, the noose tightened around his neck, and then have the trapdoor beneath his feet dropped open.  He should also be fed to the crows. 
  83. 2021 Thursday R: Political News II– Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-NY 1st congressional district, says that disgraced traitor General Mark A. (Asshole) Milley violated the chain of command via circumventing it in his communicating with the Chi-Coms.  Rep. Tim Burchett, R-TN 1st congressional district, says that ‘General Milley has clearly violated the Logan Act’ and should undergo prosecution for it.  Rep. Chris Stewart, R-UT 2nd congressional district, says that ‘it’s stunning how General Milley bypassed civilian leaders’ including the President and the then-Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller, the latter of whom said he ‘did NOT okay the chairman’s calls to his Chi-Com ‘opposite.’  Finally, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says the ‘only winner in Joe Biden’s tax increases is the communist Chinese.’
  84. 2021 Thursday S: Federal and State Court News– A federal court has blocked the expulsion of illegal alien families under a Trump-era order.   Another judge nixes the Department of Justice bid to quash the Lone Star State’s new ban on abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.  Hearings are set for October 1.
  85. 2021 Thursday T: Sports News I– Tonight’s Thursday Night Football game features the New York Giants (0-1) and the Washington Football Team aka the Redskins.  The Redskins won 30-29 in the last couple of seconds.  Wow.
  86. 2022 Friday:  Observation of the Day– Watching the disaster befall Vladimir Putin in Ukraine must be akin to how our parents and grandparents viewed hapless Il Duce Benito Mussolini’s disasters in Albania, Greece, and in North Africa during World War II- a total Schmeckel to be sure, all schlong and NO balls.  His main ally- Xi Jinping of communist China must be holding his feverish, sweaty head in both hands much like Der Fuhrer Adolf Hitler did when he realized that he had to either ‘fish’ or ‘cut bait.’  In Hitler’s case, he could or would not ‘cut bait’ and thus rushed to the side of his beleaguered ally much to his eventual destruction.  Putin is NO Josef Stalin- perhaps he would like to be- but he’s demonstrated that he is a total flop at motivating his soldiers to fight an unpopular war on foreign soil which is the BIG DISTINCTION in this little melodrama.  The Russian people have no desire to fight a foreign war even in a country next door and thus as the Ukrainians continue kicking butts and taking numbers, Russian soldiers are throwing down their arms and raising their hands in surrender- “NO MÁS” as boxer Roberto “Manos de Piedra” Duran proclaimed when “Sugar Ray” Leonard was kicking his ass.  So many Russian soldiers are surrendering that Putin cannot eradicate all of their families so the only question remaining is WHEN will one of his adjutants stride up behind him and cap him?  If it has not happened by the time this post goes live, it should and hopefully will soon as this loser deserves NOTHING less.  Besides, where is the United Nations?  I know my colleagues have raised this question and so far, they are nowhere to be seen.  Time to boot the U.N. out of the U.S. now.  Let me know YOUR opinion- Chef James “Jimmy” Hall.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0954 a 7” x 5” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Rosy are You my Posy.”  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.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next album from Cheap Trick was their most successful to date: “Dream Police” (September 21, 1979).  Although some critics panned the album, the LP was smoking hot with the underlying theme of jackbooted thugs penetrating the dreams of sleepers and monitoring them.  Once again, the band has the same quartet of Rick Nielsen (guitars, backing vocals), Robin Zander (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Tom Petersson (bass, backing vocals), Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion), as well as two accompanying musicians: Jai Winding (pianos, organs, synthesizers, keyboards), and Steve Lukather (guitar on one song).  The tunes rock from the opening track to the very last notes.  The songs include (1) “Dream Police” (2) “Way of the World” (3) “The House is Rocking (with Domestic Problems),” the astounding (4) “Gonna Raise Hell” (5)  “I’ll Be With You Tonight,” the absolutely lovely (6) “Voices” to (7)  “Writing on the Wall” (8) “I Know What I Want” to (9) “Need Your Love.”  This is an album every fan of the band and of rock-and-roll must own.  We love it, you will love it, everyone will love it.  Seek it out now- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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

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

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

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

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

[vi] We promoted the music of not only Fairport Convention beginning on Monday, October 04, 2021, through Sunday, February 27, 2022, but also that of Richard and Linda Thompson, Fotheringay, Sandy Denny, Simon Nichol, and almost anyone else connected to this legendary band.

[vii] 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)

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

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

[x] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

251. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 08, 2022

EVs are NOT about saving the planet; no, the push for EVs is to end private ownership of cars other than by the wealthy and government

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251. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 08, 2022:

EVs are NOT about saving the planet; no, the push for EVs is to end private ownership of cars other than by the wealthy and government

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justices William Paterson and Fred M. Vinson; U.S. Secretaries of War Alexander Ramsey and George Dern; U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim “Mad Dog” Mattis; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William P. Fessenden; U.S. Senators Huey P. “The Kingfish” Long and Bernie Sanders; the Association featuring Brian Cole, the Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring Dean Daughtry, the Cars featuring Benjamin Orr, the Grateful Dead featuring Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, Great White featuring Michael Lardie, and Journey featuring George Tickner:

  1. 701 Sunday: The reign of the 84th Roman Catholic Pope St. Sergius I ends on this date.  His time as the Vicar of Christ began on December 15, 687, and over the subsequent 13 years and 267 days, he led the Faithful on its journey to commune with the Father, Son, and the Holy Ghost.
  2. 1100 Saturday: The reign of the 157.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Clement III ends after a rule of 20 years and 75 days.  First elected in opposition to Pope St. Gregory VII, he remained in office in opposition to three more Roman Catholic pontiffs- Victor III, Urban II, and Paschal II.  Meanwhile, another Antipope Theodoric assumes his role as pontiff and would serve for 115 days.  He would serve until Sunday, January 23, 1101.
  3. 1276 Tuesday: John XXI becomes the 187th Roman Catholic Pope of all Christendom.  He would guide his global flock from today until May 20, 1277.
  4. 1504 Thursday: Michelangelo’s towering marble statue of David was unveiled to the public in Florence, Italy.
  5. 1514 Tuesday: At the Battle of Ozra, the combined armies of Poland and Latvia beat the Russian hordes.
  6. 1565 Wednesday: A Spanish expedition established the first permanent European settlement in North America at present-day St. Augustine in Florida.  Meanwhile, the Knights of St. John and the natives of the island of Malta in the Mediterranean Sea beat back the Turkish invasion fleet.
  7. 1655 Wednesday: The army of Swedish King Karel X occupies Warsaw, Poland.
  8. 1664 Monday: The Dutch surrendered New Amsterdam to the British on this date who then renamed it ‘New York.’
  9. 1761 Tuesday: Britain’s King George III married Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Stieglitz, just a few hours after meeting her for the first time.
  10. 1806 Monday: The 8th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Paterson left the nation’s high court on this date.  A Federalist, President George Washington nominated Paterson to fill the seat of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Johnson.  Paterson served from March 04, 1793, until today. 
  11. 1815 Friday: In Hummelstown, Pa., future 34th U.S. Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Rutherford B. Hayes from December 10, 1879, to March 05, 1881.
  12. 1866 Saturday: The first recorded birth of sextuplets occurred in Chicago on this date.  The parents were James and Jennie Bushnell.  Imagine, a straight couple having kids!
  13. 1869 Wednesday: In Portland, Maine, the former 26th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William P. Fessenden died at age 62.  A member of several parties before becoming a Republican, he served under President Abraham Lincoln from July 05, 1864, to March 03, 1865.
  14. 1872 Sunday: In Scribner, Nebraska, future 52nd U.S. Secretary of War George Dern is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from March 04, 1933, to August 27, 1936.
  15. 1892 Thursday: An early version of the “Pledge of Allegiance” written by Francis Bellamy appeared in “The Youth’s Companion.”
  16. 1900 Saturday: A hurricane that killed an estimated 8,000 people in Galveston, Texas, hit that coastal city on this date.
  17. 1921 Thursday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, Margaret Gorman, 16, of Washington, DC, won the crown, which made her the first “Miss America.”
  18. 1934 Saturday: A fire aboard the SS Morro Castle off the coast of New Jersey resulted in the deaths of more than 130 people.
  19. 1935 Sunday: Democrat Senator Huey P. Long aka “The Kingfish’ of Louisiana was shot and wounded inside the Louisiana State Capitol; he died two days later.  The senator’s bodyguards gunned down his assailant, Dr. Carl Weiss. 
  20. 1939 Friday: During the opening week of World War II, German troops arrive at the suburbs of Warsaw, Poland.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared a “limited national emergency” in response of the outbreak of war in Europe.
  21. 1941 Monday: The 900-day Siege of Leningrad by German and Finnish forces commenced on this day during World War II.   Meanwhile, in Brooklyn, N.Y., future Democratic-Socialist U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is born.  A bona fide communist, he would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2007, representing his adopted state of Vermont.  The POS would end up trying to win the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party in 2016 and again in 2020.  He would lose to Hillary Clinton in his first campaign and to “Pro-China Joe” Biden in his second.
  22. 1942 Tuesday: Brian Cole—future bassist with the rock band, the Association[i], is born in Tacoma, Washington, on this date.
  23. 1943 Wednesday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower announced Italy’s surrender; Nazi Germany denounced Italy’s decision as a “cowardly act.”
  24. 1944 Friday: During World War II, the Soviets invade German ally, Bulgaria; the government then joins the Russians and declares war on Germany.  Meanwhile, the Nazis fired the first of its V-2 rockets, which were faster and more powerful than their predecessor, the V-1 rocket, into London.
  25. 1945 Saturday: Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, original keyboardist and vocalist with the Grateful Dead[ii], was born on this date in San Bruno, California.  Elsewhere, Hideki Tojo, wartime leader of Japan, attempts suicide rather than suffer capture by U.S. forces; however, they save him and after his war crimes tribunal, hang him. Finally, Bess Myerson, of New York, became the first Jewish-American contestant to win the title of Miss America.
  26. 1946 Sunday: Bulgaria ends its monarchy as the country goes communist.  Elsewhere, longtime vocalist/keyboardist with the southern rock band, the Atlanta Rhythm Section[iii]—Dean Daughtry—is born in Kinston, Alabama, on this date.  Up north- in Syracuse, New York- future guitarist with Journey from 1975-1977, George Tickner, is born.
  27. 1947 Monday: Future bassist/vocalist with the rock band, the Cars[iv]—Benjamin Orr—is born on this date in Lakewood, Ohio.
  28. 1950 Friday: In Pullman, Washington, future 26th U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim “Mad Dog” Mattis is born.  An ‘independent,’ he would serve under President Donald J. Trump from 01-20-2017 to 01-01-2019, the day the president fired him.
  29. 1951 Saturday: Forty-eight nations signed a peace treaty with Japan in San Francisco, California, that officially ended World War II.
  30. 1952 Monday: The Ernest Hemingway novel, “The Old Man and the Sea” underwent publication on this date.
  31. 1953 Tuesday: The 85th overall U.S. Supreme Court associate justice and 13th Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson, died on this date.  President Harry S. Truman nominated Vinson to fill the seat of Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone.  Vinson served from June 21, 1946, to September 08, 1953.  Prior to becoming a justice on the nation’s high court, Vinson served his nation as its 53rd U.S. Treasury secretary.  In this capacity, Secretary Vinson served under President Harry S. Truman from July 23, 1945, until June 23, 1946.
  32. 1954 Wednesday: The United States, France, Britain, New Zealand, Philippines, Thailand, and Pakistan founded the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO).
  33. 1958 Monday: In Anchorage, Alaska, future keyboardist with the rock band, Great White from 1986 to the present- Michael Lardie- is born.
  34. 1960 Thursday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower dedicated NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, on this date.  However, the space agency activated the facility back in July of this year.
  35. 1964 Tuesday: Public schools in Prince Edward County, Va., reopened after being closed for five years by officials trying to prevent court-ordered racial desegregation. 
  36. 1966 Thursday: “Star Trek” debuts on NBC-TV—the first episode being “The Man Trap.”  
  37. 1971 Wednesday: The John F. Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts made its official debut in Washington, DC, with a performance of Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass.”
  38. 1973 Saturday: “Hammering” Hank Aaron hit his 709th homerun on this date.
  39. 1974 Sunday: President Gerald R. Ford granted a “full, free, and absolute pardon” to former president, Richard M. Nixon “for all offenses against the United States which, he, Richard Nixon has committed or may have committed or taken part in during the period from January 20, 1969, through August 09, 1974.”  
  40. 1975 Monday: In Boston, public schools began their court-ordered citywide busing program amid scattered incidents of violence.
  41. 1985 Sunday: Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds tied Ty Cobb’s career record for hits, singling for hit number 4,191 during a game against the Chicago Cubs in the Windy City. 
  42. 1986 Monday: “The Oprah Winfrey Show” began the first of 25 seasons of syndication.
  43. 1987 Tuesday: Former Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart admitted on an interview on NBC’s “Nightline” that he had committed adultery and had no plans to resume his White House bid.
  44. 1988 Thursday: At an US Army ammunition plant in Karnack, Texas, military authorities destroyed two nuclear-missile rocket motors, which made them the first U.S. weapons eliminated under an arms reduction treaty with the Soviet Union.
  45. 1994 Thursday: A USAir Boeing 737 crashed into a ravine as it was approaching Pittsburgh International Airport, killing all 132 people onboard.
  46. 1998 Tuesday: Mark McGwire of the St. Louis Cardinals hit his 62nd home run of the season.  He broke a record that had stood for 37 years by Roger Maris. 
  47. 2002 Sunday: The federal government reported that the violent crime rate had dropped 10 percent the previous year, reaching the lowest rate since 1973.
  48. 2003 Monday: The Recording Industry Association of America, the music industry’s largest trade group, filed 261 copyright lawsuits across the country against Internet users for trading songs online.  Elsewhere, Nazi-era filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl died in Poecking, Germany, at age 101.
  49. 2004 Wednesday: The NASA spacecraft Genesis- returning to Earth after collecting samples from the solar winds including particles crash-landed on reentry but sufficient samples survived the impact.  This was the first program since the moon landings sent out to collect samples and then return them to scientists here on Earth.
  50. 2008 Monday: Roger Federer salvaged the 2008 season by easily beating Andy Murray, 6-2, 7-5, 6-2, to win his fifth consecutive U.S. Open championship and 13th major title overall.  Meanwhile, in a pointed but mostly symbolic expression of displeasure with Moscow, President George W. Bush canceled a once-celebrated civilian nuclear cooperation deal with Russia.  The reason for this move is because of Russia’s August invasion that same year of neighboring Georgia, a move that caused it to absorb several ‘break-away’ provinces, South Ossetia, and Abkhazia.       
  51. 2009 Tuesday: Justice Sonia Sotomayor ceremonially took her seat at the Supreme Court in front of a packed courtroom that included both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
  52. 2010 Wednesday: Mexican Marines arrest seven gunmen they believe responsible for the murder of 72 illegal immigrants at Tamaulipas, Mexico, awhile back.
  53. 2011 Thursday: Authorities launch investigations into reported 10-year-anniversary terrorist attacks on either New York City or Washington, D.C.  They discover nothing.
  54. 2012 Saturday: Pakistan and India announce they will lessen visa requirements for visitors from the opposite countries.
  55. 2013 Sunday: Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari announces that he will step down at the end of his five-year term and hand the office over to Mamnoon Hussain.  Meanwhile, top-seeded Serena Williams won her fifth U.S. Open Championship and 17th Grand Slam title overall by beating No. 2 Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 in a windy final.
  56. 2014 Monday: Many children across ten states have undergone hospitalization due to Enterovirus, EV-D68; children with asthma are particularly at risk for complications.  The virus reportedly has found new life in the U.S. thanks to President Barack Obama[v] allowing Third World Central American children to flood the U.S. from across the Mexican border.  Elsewhere, Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after the release of a video in which the running back struck his fiancée, Janay Palmer, in an elevator in February 2014.
  57. 2015 Tuesday: Prime Minister David Cameron announces that a recent drone strike in Syria took out two British citizens serving in the Islamic State.  Both men—Reyad Khan and Ruhul Amin—died in the British drone strike that occurred on August 21, 2015.  The duo had made recruitment videos for the ISIS scumbags.
  58. 2016 Thursday: NASA launched its OSIRIS-REX space probe today, destined to rendezvous with the asteroid 101955 Bennu in 2018.  It would arrive on scene on December 03, 2018.  Once there, it was to collect mineral samples from the surface and if all goes well will return to Earth orbit and eventual landing in Utah at a military facility sometime in 2023. 
  59. 2017 Friday: Hurricane Irma regained Category 5 status, battering Cuba with 160-mph wind, and taking aim on the Miami area; the death toll across the Caribbean climbed past 20 after the storm ravaged islands including St. Martin, St. Barts, St. Thomas, Barbuda, and Anguilla.  In one of the country’s largest evacuations, officials in Florida told more than 5 million people to leave their homes ahead of the hurricane; parts of interstates 75 and 95 northbound were bumper-to-bumper.
  60. 2018 Saturday:  In Egypt, a high court hands down 700 sentences, including 75 death sentences, for a violent Islamist protest put on by the Muslim Brotherhood at Rabaa al-Adawaya Square on August 14, 2013.  As always, the protesters claim it was a ‘peaceful sit-in,’ but they began running amok and General Abdel Fattah al-Sissi responded with troops and killed loads of violent rioters for which, he deserves commendation.  Al-Sissi now is president of Egypt, and the country is in peace.   
  61. 2019 Sunday: Why Marvel would be promoting homosexuality is beyond us, but the mayor of Rio De Janeiro banned a comic book in which two men were swapping spit.  However, the Brazilian Supreme Court overturned the mayor’s ban.  Sad.  Elsewhere, tensions increase between India and Pakistan as Prime Minister Modi continues pushing his ‘make Hinduism great again’ agenda, what they call Hindutva.
  62. 2020 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump criticized the top Pentagon brass today when he said that they ‘engage in useless wars in order to boost defense contractors’ profits.’  This is true and has been true since President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Republican, warned the country about the ‘military-industrial complex,’ meaning there is loads of money for everyone involved in procuring and fulfilling defense contracts.  Military profiteers are the most shameful, disgusting people because they have no problem sending your loved ones to wage wars we never seem to win anymore.  Hence, money continues flowing around the clock.  God bless you, President Trump.  Speaking of President Trump, he is visiting Florida and North Carolina today while “Pro-China Joe Biden” is conducting a remote town hall somewhere.  Speaking of both Trump and Biden, a poll conducted by USA Today and Suffolk University says that ‘people expect that Trump will crush Biden in their debates by a 47-to-41 percent margin.’  Friends, it is bigger than that, people just don’t want to answer these polls.
  63. 2020 Tuesday A: Fascinatingly, Democrats and anti-Trumpers are beginning to recoil from Jeffrey Goldberg’s article in the once-staid magazine, The Atlantic, a story the magazine published on September 03, 2020.  Mr. Goldberg- quoting the usual suspects- anonymous sources- claimed he was told (and to her discredit, Jennifer Griffin of Fox News Channel backed him up) that in 2018 on a visit to France to visit U.S. World War I military cemeteries, President Trump supposedly called the fallen ‘losers’ and ‘suckers’ for having served and worse, for having died.  Both Goldberg and his magazine got about three solid days of Trump-bashing but now, people are pulling back from it because NO has the balls to step forward (where are you, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, you pansy) and anyone who once supported the claims are quickly withdrawing from the claims in fear of being made liars- which they are.  President Trump may have slandered former Sen. John McCain, but McCain was an anti-Trumper from the start and the man who originally helped Hillary produce the “Trump-Russia Collusion” bogus theory.  We think McCain was a POS, too and believe that Mr. Goldberg, like most liberal ‘news media’ (aka Fake News) is full of crap, stinking, festering crap and U.S. military personnel know it.
  64. 2020 Tuesday B: We learn that over the Labor Day weekend in Chicago, 53 people were shot, 10 killed, including an 8-year-old girl.  Elsewhere, in New York City, at least 10 people were shot, including a six-year-old child who had both legs shattered when an errant drive-by fusillade of lead ripped through them.   Elected Democrats hem and haw over the numbers of deaths via gun violence and do everything possible to blame President Donald J. Trump for the crimes in THEIR locales.  Portland, Oregon, saw more violence over the Labor Day weekend and people are begging for it to stop yet Democratic leaders lack the balls to do something about it.  Time to bring in ex-Black Water Mercs and have them take out the scumbags, do what the Columbian people did when they finally could stand drug lord Pablo Escobar’s crimes any longer.  Fight fire with worse fire.
  65. 2020 Tuesday C: Rochester, N.Y., Police Chief La’Ron Singletary announces that he and his entire command structure are resigning over events surrounding the recent death of black PCP arrestee Daniel Prude who died in custody following a spit hood placed over his head approximately one week before his death.  Elsewhere, another black police chief- this one in Dallas- puts in her resignation papers.  Reneé Hall handed in her walking papers, effective November 2020.  Elsewhere, in Washington, D.C., the Pelosi Mob continues fighting the targeted COVID-19 bill put forth by the Republicans.  Don’t worry, Madam Speaker, WE KNOW who is responsible for NO money going to those who need it, and we won’t forget.
  66. 2020 Tuesday D: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 27,392,203 confirmed cases, UP by 191,260 cases, 897,713 confirmed deaths, UP by 7,873 deaths, and 18,337,409 confirmed recoveries, UP by 217,307 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 6,411,392 confirmed cases, UP by 16,259 new cases, 192,451 confirmed deaths, UP by 405 new deaths, and 3,450,818 confirmed recoveries, UP by 20,996 new recoveries.  We believe if the authorities would share the TRUE percentages of deaths per number of those with the disease- instead of making everyone who might have the Wuhan Flu in their system but did not cause their deaths- known, there would be LESS fear.  It is also clear that misreporting the news has Americans believing at least 30 million Americans- OR MORE- have died from Xi Jinping’s Bat Flu which is not true which was said a week ago, so it shows misinformation is doing its job among the gullible and ill-informed citizenry.
  67. 2020 Tuesday E: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 742,833 confirmed cases, 13,764 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 9,957 confirmed cases, 86 confirmed deaths, and 3,028 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 80,623 confirmed cases, 2,044 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 444,751 confirmed number of cases, 32,971  confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.   The governor of New York, the drooling moron Andrew Cuomo now is trying to blame President Donald J. Trump for all the deaths when he is the one who sent Bat Flu-infected people into rest homes where the most vulnerable people are, uh, we mean, were.
  68. 2020 Tuesday F: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,500.89, DOWN 632.42 points (-2.25%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,847.69, DOWN 465.44 points (-4.11%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,331.84, DOWN 95.12 points (-2.78%).  The price of GOLD is $1,939.10 per troy oz., -4.10 (-0.21%) while the price of SILVER is $26.80 per troy ounce, -0.191 (-0.71%).  The price of PLATINUM is $902.00 per troy oz, -8.30 (-0.91%) while the price of COPPER is $3.01 per pound, -0.0155 (-0.51%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,273.50 per troy oz., -10.50 (-0.4%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $36.61 per barrel, -0.15 (-0.41%).  Today, COFFEE is $131.65 per metric ton, -1.10 (-0.83).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.84 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.85 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency.
  69. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 223,257,918 confirmed cases, +520,052, 4,607,786 confirmed deaths, +8,252 and 199,800,898 confirmed recoveries, +553,893.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 41,315,787 confirmed cases, UP 109,115 from yesterday’s reporting, 670,609 confirmed deaths, UP 1,587, [vi] and 31,610,789 confirmed recoveries, UP 88,526.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]   
  70. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 352,181 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 51,897 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  71. 2021 Wednesday 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: 4,446,689 confirmed cases, 66,657 confirmed deaths, and 2,328,394 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,424,388 confirmed cases, 46,977 confirmed deaths, and 2,371,324 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 69,144 confirmed cases, 626 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 588,829 confirmed cases, 6,807 confirmed deaths, and 252,976 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., U.S. Veteran Affairs: they have 321,227 confirmed cases, 13,977 confirmed deaths, and 294,990 confirmed recoveries. [viii]  
  72. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,117,596 confirmed cases, 7,205 confirmed deaths, and 1,026,173 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other country- Wallis and Futuna, 205th country on the list: 445 cases of the virus, 7 confirmed deaths and 438 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  73. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,031.00, DOWN 68.93 points (-0.20%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,286.64, DOWN 87.69 points (-0.57%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,514.07, DOWN 5.96 points (-0.13%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $69.28 per barrel, +0.93 (+1.36%).  The price of GOLD is $1,791.70 per troy oz., -6.80 (-0.38%) while the price of SILVER is $24.00 per troy ounce, -0.37 (-1.53%).  The price of PLATINUM is $975.10 per troy oz, -20.80 (-2.09%) while the price of COPPER is $4.23 per pound, -0.05 (-1.18%). [x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,248.17 per troy oz, -123.89 (-5.22%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $17,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $765,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,794.50 per USD/T, +53.50 (+1.95%).  [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.94.     In Canadian Dollar, one greenback equals 1.27 and in Cape Verdean Escudo, a buck equal 93.30 and in Cayman Islands Dollar, one dollar equals 0.82 of theirs.[xiii]       
  74. 2021 Wednesday 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have dropped to $4.396 per gallon, $3.013 in Florida, $4.073 in Hawaii, and $3.885 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let us look at one other location- Alaska: $3.700.  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- Slovakia: $6.306 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,737,633,538,711 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvi]  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 Sweden, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Australia with $40 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  75. 2021 Wednesday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News– The Taliban- ever mindful of the demands of the U.S. for an inclusive government that respects women, gays, and religious minorities (YEAH!  RIGHT!) has trotted out its new ALL MALE JIHADIST government that will- interestingly enough- be sworn in on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at around the time the first hijacked airliner slammed into the World Trade Center.  Those scumbags have learned much in the past 20 years and even more hilarious is the fact that one of the new government’s members is a scalawag long wanted by the FBI for committing acts of terrorism.  It will be fascinating to watch these scumbags attend their first United Nations General Assembly meeting.  Wow.  In other Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News, President Donald J. Trump recently said that ‘we rebuilt the U.S. military’ and that ‘they (Joe Biden’s regime) gave it to the Taliban.’  He’s right.
  76. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 168 for the world-famous ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the disaster along the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 75 since her SOLE VISIT to the quietest sector of said border, the El Paso Sector.  Next, here are the stats as compiled by One America News regarding the calamity going on down there and around the country thanks to all the illegal aliens swarming into the country.  First, here is the cost for just this day of caring for all the riffraff flooding the country: $519,584,096.  Imagine what that money could do to help Americans?  Second, here is the amount of money shelled out for this year alone for caring for all these noncitizens: $274,492,260,352.  Next, here is the estimate for the number of illegal aliens who have swarmed into our country for the calendar year 2021: 2,813,325.  Fourth and final, here is the conservative low estimate for the numbers of illegals currently inside the United States: 36,813,324.  Wow.  Round them up, deport them all, build the wall, and lay in minefields and foo gas pits along the entire southern border.  Next, use sniper teams to take out the human traffickers and then leave their corpses to rot as warnings to others who would follow in their footsteps.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  77. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– The Ministry of State Security (we assume) arrested the organizers of the annual remembrance of Tiananmen Square massacre.  Guess there won’t be one anytime soon.   Guess they will be joining others in western China’s gulags.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Beijing is now banning private tutors from teaching online classes.  Elsewhere, Mexico joins the Pro-Death countries when its Supreme Court decriminalizes abortion and immediately, Pro-Death advocates begin demanding ALL persons suffering jail terms for abortion crimes be released.   Next, protests break out in El Salvador over the new law that makes Bitcoin legal tender in that Central American hellhole.  The citizens of that country claim that Bitcoin is too unstable.
  78. 2021 Wednesday I: Foreign News-Overseas News II– The Palestinians are up to no good yet again.  Once again, they are lofting fuel-soaked balloons into the skies and sending them over Israel from the Gaza Strip where these bottom-feeding scumbags hope they will cause mischief by starting fires.  The Israeli Defense Forces have been launching retaliatory airstrikes and drone strikes on these sub-human animals.  Elsewhere, ahead of some jihadist trials in France, the government is increasing security everywhere.
  79. 2021 Wednesday J: Covid-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and-Authoritarianism News– A new poll says that 72-percent of American workers would quit their jobs if their employers forced them to get one of the Chi-Com virus vaccinations.’  No wonder the Dems are allowing the Third World to flood the country.  They are replacement workers.  You see, Dems secretly love scabs over union workers.  Look at what they did to highly paid Keystone XL Pipeline workers.  Unemployed with a stroke of feeble Joe Biden’s pen.
  80. 2021 Wednesday K: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $46.51 (2) AstraZeneca $57.07 (3) Johnson & Johnson $171.90 (4) BioNTech $336.24 (5) Moderna $422.90.  Don’t forget, faithful readership- the Deep State apparatchiks, the elected politicians, and members of the industrial-military-political complex invest heavily in both these companies and the ones below because of the massive return on their money.  When you vote to send X amount of dollars to a pharmaceutical company that manufactures vaccines for which, they cannot be sued for adverse reactions and side effects no matter how debilitating or devastating, you can see the money-go-round in action.
  81. 2021 Wednesday L: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $82.87 (2) General Dynamics: $204.40 (3) Boeing: $211.38 (4) Lockheed Martin: $351.46 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $360.40.  Military stocks are big money-makers, especially when leaving behind $90 billion of U.S. military equipment in a terrorist hellhole like Afghanistan because it means replacement equipment and weapons will have to be made and thus you see, the money-go-round from Washington, D.C., to these and other similar companies who then make ‘campaign donations’ (bribes) back to the politicians.  This is why President Donald J. Trump was such a threat to the existing Deep State.
  82. 2021 Wednesday M: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– Joe Biden continues stumbling about following yesterday’s visit to observe damage caused by Hurricane Ida.  People all around him as he plodded on like the senile old fool that he is down the streets were yelling at him, mocking him, accusing him of abandoning and even killing fellow Americans in the disastrous evacuation out of Afghanistan.  Wow.  And the old coot believes he is the most popular president in history (fake president, that is).  Even more embarrassing is the fact that today we learned that members of Joe Biden’s White House regime MUTE his microphone on numerous occasions so fearful are they that the declining codger is going to go off script.   Wow.   Take, for instance, Joe Biden has been bragging about the Stock Market and taking jabs at President Donald J. Trump.  Uh, the markets have not been good lately and old Joe is only around 54,000 deaths shy of the number of COVID-19 deaths that occurred when his predecessor was in office.  Wow.
  83. 2021 Wednesday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime is calling for an additional $24 billion for use in relief funds and another $6 billion atop the already over-bloated ‘budget reconciliation’ bill to help get Afghan evacuees settled around the country, enrolled in the ranks of the Democratic Party, and on the road to citizenship.   However, former Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf says that ‘corners have been cut’ during the hurried evacuation of ‘Afghan translators and allies’ into the United States.  Elsewhere, the Biden regime is demanding that ex-Trump military officials RESIGN NOW from various military advisory boards.  Russ Vought, however, is having none of this bullying crap and has said, “NO.”
  84. 2021 Wednesday O: Nancy Pelosi’s January 06-2021 False Flag Operation– A rally in support of the unfairly imprisoned Capitol Hill rioters is set to occur on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol.  Let these people out on bail at least, you let human fecal matter in Antifa, and the BOGUS Black Lives Matter run amok and then get out of jail before the day is done and who then vanish into the night.
  85. : Political News I– “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis[xvii] blows off claims he is going to run for president in 2024.  (Note- the liberal news media, i.e., fake news, is trying to sow division between the governor and President Donald J. Trump.  If Trump runs, DeSantis will support him if not become his vice president or will run in 2028.  Count on it).  Meanwhile, in 2022 news, the Democrats know how to pick ‘em, don’t they: Milwaukee city Alderman Chantia Lewis, who is running to get Senator Ron Johnson’s seat, found herself charged with embezzlement and other crimes.  Wow.  Let’s see if the Dems somehow manage to save her from the chopping block. 
  86. 2021 Wednesday Q: Political News II– Conservative Ohio U.S. Senate candidate and author J.D. Vance is back on Twitter after having his account ‘mistakenly shut down’ by the regime of Jack Dorsey.   He is running to replace outbound Senator Rob Portman, RINO.  Next, ‘enough seemingly is enough’ what with the New York Post demanding that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci be FIRED for having lied about his role in funding the Chi-Coms’ development of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Moving on, Nobelist and senior left-wing economist Joseph Stiglitz is calling for the termination of Jerome Powell, the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve.  Finally, President Donald J. Trump is preparing to endorse former aide to Rep. Liz Cheney, R-WY At-Large district, Wyoming attorney Harriet Hageman to take down her former boss in 2022.  
  87. 2021 Wednesday R: Political News III– Everyone knew it was going to happen and thus, it happened: ‘civil rights groups’ are suing the Lone Star State over its new, expansive voting rights law.  Uh, okay.  Next, Tripwire Interactive CEO John Gibson acceded to a firestorm of tweets after he released a Pro-Life tweet.  Good God, folks, what the hell is wrong with these people?  Whatever happened to freedom of expression?  Oh, wait, being WOKE means NO FREEDOM!
  88. 2021 Wednesday S: U.S. House of Representatives News I– Several House members have introduced a bill restricting the CISA director to a single five-year term.  CISA stands for Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency and the current head is Director Christopher C. Krebs who was sworn in during the Donald J. Trump presidency.  Elsewhere, Rep. James Comer, R-KY 1st congressional district, says that the House GOP is going to launch a ‘full-scale probe’ into the mess in Afghanistan caused by Joe Biden and upper members of his crumbling regime.
  89. 2021 Wednesday T: California State News– As the hours count down to the people of California being able to recall failed Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom next Tuesday, some people are doubtful about the success of the recall.  Even President Donald J. Trump says sadly enough that the Golden State Dems will ‘probably steal the election.’  We hope that there are far more people committed to removing this reprobate, but we understand what President Trump is saying.  If water pipes burst in various counting sites and all counting halts mid-stride until sometime the next day, then yes, Governor Newsom is going to remain dictator, uh, governor of California.  The Dems are running one suppression poll after another, ‘oh, 52.8-percent of California voters want “Nazi” Newsom to stay compared to 43.1-percent who want him to go,’ please.  “Nazi” Newsom can spin whatever he likes but people on ALL SIDES of the political divide want this man GONE.  Gray Davis- the last governor to be recalled- would be preferable to this POS who lacks talent, skill, and intelligence to run the state.  Even Governor Jerry Brown would be a welcome return but hey, we think Larry Elder is going to be moving into the gubernatorial mansion next Tuesday evening.  (Note- even Dems in D.C. are watching this closely.  They are curious as to the ‘political clout’ ‘Beijing Joe’ Biden has.  We don’t believe he has any).
  90. 2021 Wednesday U: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– After one hundred years of standing tall and proud in Richmond, Virginia, the statue of General Robert E. Lee, CSA, comes down and from what we have heard, it’s being cut into pieces.  The dimwits are celebrating the demise of the statue, but General Lee was one of America’s most gifted generals.  Back in the 1860s, state’s rights were all important and when General Lee was faced with either making war on his home state or defending it, he resigned his commission in the U.S. Army and went to fight for the Confederate States Army.  It was what it was, and we must be forgiving of all if we are to heal as a nation and to learn from the mistakes of the past.
  91. 2021 Wednesday V: Observation of the Day– Currently, the Democrats in California are behaving like the French nobility did prior to the eruption of the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, what with blowing off the threat to Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom.  They are slinging all manner of mud and yuck at Larry Elder, labeling him the ‘black face of white supremacism’ and how he is ‘to the right of President Donald J. Trump’ which would not be a dreadful thing.  Look, “Nazi” Newsom has smacked the citizens of this state down for the last time, enjoying fine meals at the French Laundry Restaurant while denying the people who elected him the same right.  We have watched our state destroyed, restaurants and other businesses closed, the denial of church attendance, and rising crime.  By next Monday, the suppression polls will claim 95.9-percent of Californians want Gavin to remain in office which everyone knows is little more than bullshit.  We are not saying it’s going to be easy because the Dems will pull out all stops but having losers like Senator Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren, DS-MA, “Kooky Kamala” Harris, and other feculent pieces of crap come here and campaign here in SAFE AREAS is crazy.  NO one in this state likes those people so they are only making things worse for little “Nazi” Newsom.  We have our fingers crossed.
  92. 2021 Wednesday W: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3593 what with a $16 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 04, 05, 07, 25, 38, and Mega 02.  Out of 92,219 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers BUT NO MEGA for a prize of $33,622.  The winning ticket was sold at Chevron on 5609 Stine Road, Bakersfield, CA 93313.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #882 with a jackpot of $388 million up for grabs: 09, 22, 41, 47, 61, and Power 21.  Out of 79,126 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $18,730.
  93. 2021 Wednesday X: Friends, please stick around and we’ll discover together whatever the hell the Democrats are doing to rape our nation this day.  There is hope, however, my friends, when a ‘president’ loses college-aged students who chant “F**k Joe Biden, f**k Joe Biden, f**k Joe Biden,’ you know you are going down in flames and what is even better, is that everyone who supports the loser or who built the loser up is going down with the loser.  I cannot wait to see Nancy Pelosi booted out on her ass.  Woman to woman, YOU got to go, ‘Evil Nancy!’  Chef Goldie McNamara.
  94. 2022 Thursday: Friends, do not drink the Kool-Aid on ‘renewable energies’ and on electric vehicles, the infamous EVs.  California Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, one of the all-time worst political hacks the world has ever seen, is begging and cajoling Californians NOT to use electricity between the hours of 4 PM to 9 PM and for sure do not plug in your electric car due to the strain on a faltering power grid.  Without fossil fuels and nuclear power, PG&E cannot supply the power necessary to run the nation’s most populous state in a ‘First World’ country.  By 2035, sales of gas-powered cars will no longer be permitted IF we fail to vote out as many Democrats as possible in November and beyond.  Besides, here is the scam of EVs: besides being costlier than the normal gas-powered vehicle, charging them is estimated to cost $100 per charge when one pulls up to a power station.  NO longer will they be ‘cheap or economical’ what with charging fees and battery replacement costs.  What the Democrats want is to end private ownership of vehicles within a decade, two at the most.  Lower income people will be forced into taking public transit due to the constraint of economics while the middle class will call in to have a self-driving, government-owned vehicle show up at their homes to take them on their errands.  Those who can afford it will be able to call in to central dispatch in one’s area and a self-driving vehicle will take you in private where you need to go.  Others with lesser means will be able to call a carpool heading in the same direction they are.  The government will thus be able to monitor where one goes, charge them a flat fee, a charging fee, and a mileage fee all of which it will deduct from one’s banking account via automatic debit as you go.  If one must travel a longer distance and want to use a private vehicle, it will be akin to the old ‘pony express,’ at the end of each battery charge, one will arrive at a government-run lot where the driver will pick up the next car for the next distance.  The government will debit one’s account every mile, every charge, and eventual destination.  In essence, NO one other than the wealthy and the government will own vehicles and theirs will most likely be gasoline-powered while everyone else must rely on EVs and a crumbling power grid.  Leftists will hail it as ‘progress’ and everyone else will label it loss of freedom, liberty, and independence.  What’s more, even though you do NOT own the car, you will still have to pay for automobile insurance.  This is New Age Communism in my book, rather like “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley.  Let me know what you think- Chef James “JT” Tobiason.  

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0946 an 11” x 14” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Autumn Gold.”  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.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next album from Brian Wilson is the soundtrack to the autobiographical movie about him- the founder of the Beach Boys.  “Long Promised Road Soundtrack” came out on April 23, 2022 and features amazing tunes that accompanied the hit film.  There’s not much to say about this phenomenal album other than that it’s a delicious blast from the past so to speak what with Brian Wilson back in fine form.  We hope everyone will seek this album out wherever it is they shop for the best in rock music- you will be extremely glad you did.  Enjoy.

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

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

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

[iv] We are not sure when we will present the music of the Cars but if you are still with us when we celebrate our second decade of activity, you may see them then so please, stay with us.  We thank you.

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

[vi] 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)

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

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

[ix] 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)

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

[xi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis is proposing a new $5,000 signing bonus for new hires of law enforcement officers. 

144. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022

2012 Thursday: The droner-in-chief does it again- a U.S. drone strike- all of which are approved by President Barack Hussein Obama- kills 10 bad guys in North Waziristan, Pakistan. You go, President Obama, you go.

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144. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Elliot Richardson and Acting Bill Clements; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Livingston and John Foster Dulles; U.S. Treasury Secretary Hugh McCulloch; Blue Öyster Cult featuring Albert Bouchard, Bob Dylan, Dire Straits featuring Guy Fletcher, Gene Clark, the Rolling Stones “Rock and Roll Circus” featuring Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful, and Wishbone Ash featuring Steve Upton:

  1. 1086 Monday: The reign of the 158th Roman Catholic Pope Victor III begins on this date.  He would guide the global flock from today until September 16, 1087.
  2. 1153 Sunday: Malcolm IV becomes the king of Scotland.
  3. 1610 Monday: Sir Thomas Gates institutes “Laws divine moral and marshal,” a harsh civil code for Jamestown.
  4. 1624 Friday: After years of unprofitable operation, Virginia’s charter underwent revocation making it a royal colony.
  5. 1689 Tuesday: The English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants.
  6. 1738 Saturday: John Wesley through his conversion launches the Methodist movement; Methodists celebrate the day as Aldersgate Day.  
  7. 1764 Thursday: Bostonian lawyer James Otis denounced “taxation without representation” and called for the colonies to unite in demonstrating their opposition to Britain’s new tax measures.
  8. 1775 Wednesday: Members of the Continental Congress elect John Hancock as their next president; he succeeds Peyton Randolph.
  9. 1809 Wednesday: In England, the Dartmoor Prison opens to house French prisoners of war.
  10. 1818 Sunday: General Andrew Jackson captures the city of Pensacola, Florida.
  11. 1824 Monday: Pope Leo XII- the 252nd Roman Catholic pontiff- proclaims a universal jubilee.
  12. 1830 Monday: The first passenger rail service in the U.S. commences—Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland.
  13. 1831 Tuesday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston assumed office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until May 29, 1833.
  14. 1844 Friday: Samuel E.B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore as he formally opened America’s first telegraph line.
  15. 1846 Sunday: General Zachary Taylor captures the city of Monterey during Mexican American War of 1846-1848.
  16. 1856 Saturday: The Pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas.
  17. 1861 Friday:  Major General Benjamin Butler declares “slaves to be contraband of war.”
  18. 1862 Saturday: Westminster Bridge across the Thames River opens for business.
  19. 1877 Thursday: Future 75th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo is born in New York City on this date.  Republican President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill the seat of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and he would serve from March 03, 1932, to July 09, 1938.
  20. 1878 Friday: The first American bicycle race took place in Boston.
  21. 1883 Thursday: President Chester Alan Arthur, Republican, and New York Governor Grover Cleveland, Democrat, dedicated the Brooklyn Bridge, linking Brooklyn and Manhattan together.
  22. 1889 Friday: Germany’s Reichstag passed a mandatory disability and old-age insurance law.
  23. 1895 Friday: In Prince George’s County, Maryland, former 27th and 36th U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Hugh McCulloch dies at age 86.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from March 09, 1869, to March 03, 1869.  He would serve again as the 36th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.  The second time around, Secretary McCulloch served under Presidents Chester Alan Arthur and then Grover Cleveland from October 31, 1884, to March 07, 1885.
  24. 1899 Wednesday: W.T. McCullough opened the first auto repair shop in the nation and did so in Boston, Massachusetts.
  25. 1901 Friday: Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.
  26. 1915 Monday: During World War I, Italy declares war on Austro-Hungary, which would become a horrible mistake for them.
  27. 1928 Thursday: A record 12 future Hall of Famers take the field as the Yankees beat the A’s 9-7.
  28. 1931 Sunday: B&O Railroad began service with the first passenger train to have air conditioning throughout it and the run was the one between New York City and Washington, D.C.
  29. 1935 Friday: The first Major League Baseball game played at night took place at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field as the Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1.
  30. 1937 Monday: In a set of rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Social Security Act of 1935.
  31. 1940 Friday: During the Blitzkrieg through the West, German tanks reach Arras, after having fought off a sizeable French armored counterattack. Meanwhile, Netherlands’ Queen Wilhelmina to address her people via the BBC in London to surrender to the Nazis.  The Dutch military begins to demobilize.    
  32. 1941 Saturday: The German battleship Bismarck sank the British battle cruiser HMS Hood in the North Atlantic, killing all but three of the 1,418 men aboard.   Its accompanying ship- the HMS Prince of Wales- due to damage inflicted upon them by the German warships- is forced to break off contact and head back to home port.  Meanwhile, Robert Zimmerman—aka “Bob Dylan[i]”—was born in Duluth, Minnesota.
  33. 1942 Sunday: On the Eastern Front, Field Marshal Ewald von Kleist continues reducing the Barenkovo bridgehead as the Second Battle of Kharkov continues.  The Russians are losing loads of men, materiel, and any hope of beating the Nazis in 1942.  This will put the German armies on the drive towards the Caucasus, the oilfields at Baku, as well as on the eventual road to Stalingrad.
  34. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, heavy fighting continues in the Caucasus as Soviet forces continue launching one attack after another, attacks, the Germans swiftly counterattack.  Overextended, they must pull back or risk being cut off from their supply lines.
  35. 1944 Wednesday: Voters in Iceland vote to sever all ties with Denmark.  Meanwhile, in Albania, Enver Hoxha becomes the head of the anti-fascist movement in his country’s fight to throw off Axis occupiers.  Elsewhere, the Germans in Italy continue a fighting retreat as they continue moving northward to fixed lines where they will set up their next defense.  The Allies continue in hot pursuit, every yard paid for in blood.
  36. 1945 Thursday: Fighting on Okinawa continues as the Japanese continue their fight to protect the home islands.
  37. 1946 Friday: Future longtime drummer with the British rock band, Wishbone Ash[ii] 1969-1990—Steve Upton—is born in Wrexham, Wales, on this date.
  38. 1947 Saturday: Future founding member and drummer with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cul[iii]t—Albert Bouchard—is born on this date in Watertown, N.Y.
  39. 1951 Thursday: Racial segregation in Washington, D.C. restaurants ruled to be illegal.
  40. 1954 Monday: IBM announces a vacuum tube ‘electronic’ brain that can perform 10 million operations an hour.  Elsewhere, the first moving sidewalk in a railroad station opened in Jersey City, N.J.   
  41. 1959 Sunday: Former 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles died in Washington, D.C. at age 71.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 01-26-1953 to 04-22-1959.
  42. 1960 Tuesday: Future multi-instrumentalist with the British rock band, Dire Straits [iv]1984-1997—Guy Fletcher—is born on this date in Maidstone, Kent, England.
  43. 1961 Wednesday: A group of Freedom Riders undergoes arrest after arriving at a bus terminal in Jackson, Mississippi charged with breaching the peace for entering white-designated areas.  They ended up serving 60 days in jail.
  44. 1962 Thursday: Astronaut Scott Carpenter became the second American to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard Aurora 7.
  45. 1965 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that a law that permits the U.S. Postal Service to intercept communist propaganda to be illegal.
  46. 1967 Wednesday: The American Football League grants a charter to the Cincinnati Bengals.
  47. 1968 Friday: Rolling Stones[v]’ vocalist Mick Jagger and girlfriend, Marianne Faithful undergo arrest over drug charges.  Meanwhile, their single, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” underwent released in the United Kingdom by Decca Records.
  48. 1973 Thursday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of Defense Elliot Richardson left office on this date and his replacement- Acting Secretary of Defense Bill Clements- took his place.  Richardson- a Republican- served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 30, 1973, until today.  Clements assumed the job today and served until July 02, 1973.  Clements, also a Republican, would eventually become both the 42nd and the 44th governors of Texas.
  49. 1974 Friday: American jazz composer and bandleader Duke Ellington, 75, died in New York.
  50. 1976 Monday: In their scheduled, 15-round heavyweight-boxing match, Muhammad Ali scores a TKO at the 2:05 minute mark of Round 5 over Richard Dunn, thus retaining the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles.  With the victory, Ali’s record went to 52-2 while that of the British heavyweight champion went to 51-2 with the loss.
  51. 1976 Monday A: Elsewhere, Britain and France opened trans-Atlantic Concorde supersonic transport service to Washington.  Finally, in the Judgement of Paris, wine testers rate wines from California higher than their French counterparts, challenging the notion of France being the foremost producer of the world’s best wines.
  52. 1980 Saturday: Iran rejects a demand by the World Court to release the American hostages. 
  53. 1981 Sunday: Bobby Unser wins, loses, and then wins a controversial Indy 500 race.
  54. 1983 Tuesday: The Supreme Court rules that the federal government can reject or refuse funding and tax breaks to schools that practice racial discrimination.
  55. 1985 Friday: About 10,000 people die when a cyclone roars into Bangladesh.
  56. 1986 Saturday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Montreal Canadiens beat the Calgary Flames 4 games to 1.  Meanwhile, Margaret Thatcher becomes the first British prime minister to visit the state of Israel.
  57. 1989 Wednesday: The action-adventure movie, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” starring Harrison Ford and Sean Connery, was released by Paramount Pictures.
  58. 1991 Friday: In Sherman Oaks, California, Gene Clark, founding member of the Los Angeles rock group, the Byrds[vi], dies at age 46 due to a heart attack, most likely related to overuse of drugs.    
  59. 1993 Monday: Eritrea gains independence from Ethiopia after a 30-year civil war.
  60. 1994 Tuesday: A federal judge sentenced four jihadists whom a federal jury convicted of bombing New York’s World Trade Center in 1993 to 240 years in prison—may the Islamist scum live long and suffer.
  61. 2000 Wednesday: After 22 years of keeping the peace, Israeli Defense Forces withdraw from southern Lebanon.
  62. 2001 Thursday: When the floor of a Jerusalem wedding hall collapsed beneath dancing guests, sending them plunging several stories into the basement, 23 people died and countless others suffered injury.  Meanwhile in the United States, following the desertion of “Jumping Jim” Jeffords, GOP senator from Vermont, going over to the Democratic Party, the Dems capture the U.S. Senate for the first time since 1994.
  63. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush, trying to dispel rising doubts about the Iraq War, declared the United States would stay in Iraq until it was free, democratic, and suggested that additional Coalition troops might have to go there to stop enemy forces bent on destroying the new government.  Elsewhere, North Korea bans cellphones.  Question: who has a cellphone there?
  64. 2009 Sunday: In Rabat, Morocco, at the Mawazine World Music Festival, a stampede claims the life of at least one person and injures another 15 or so festival goers.
  65. 2010 Monday: After a North Korean submarine sinks South Korea’s ROKS Cheonan, South Korea cuts off trade with North Korea and announces that NO North Korean vessels can no longer use South Korean waters.  Meanwhile, the governments of South Korea and the United States are pressing the Chi-Coms to allow them to hold the North Koreans accountable for their horrendous crimes.
  66. 2011 Tuesday: Once an ‘ally of the United States during the presidency of President George W. Bush- Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi now is target #1 for the Obama administration.  Following a NATO airstrike on Gaddafi’s home, smoke is seen billowing out of it.  The Libyan government reports the deaths of at least three people; however, there is no confirmation that Gaddafi is among the corpses.  What the hell is President Barack Obama up to?
  67. 2012 Thursday: The droner-in-chief does it again- a U.S. drone strike- all of which are approved by President Barack Hussein Obama- kills 10 bad guys in North Waziristan, Pakistan.  You go, President Obama, you go.
  68. 2013 Friday: London’s Metropolitan police remove belongings and sleeping bags of homeless people as part of ‘a policy of reducing the impact of “rough sleepers” on the community.  “Rough sleepers’ is the euphemistic term the Brits use for the ‘homeless,’ sort of like Americans have a euphemistic term- ‘urban outdoorsmen.’
  69. 2014 Saturday: South African President Jacob Zuma takes the oath of office for his second five-year term of office.  Meanwhile, in Florence, Italy, reality TV star and slut, Kim Kardashian marries rapper business mogul, Kanye West.  However, their first child, North West, was born seven months prior to the BIG EVENT but the couple has been together since 2012—why did you not get married before the birth of your child?
  70. 2015 Sunday: As usual, things are out of control in Afghanistan as the war that never seems to want to end continues claiming more lives.  The Taliban launch an assault on checkpoints in Helmand Province killing at least 10 Afghan law enforcement officers and most likely wounding numerous others.  Light this riffraff up.
  71. 2016 Tuesday: Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial for sexual assault in Norristown, Pennsylvania.  Elsewhere, Vladimir Putin’s thugs conducting a reign of terror in the Donbass kill at least seven Ukrainian soldiers as they carry out hit-and-run attacks.  Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announces that the federal government will seek the death penalty for the scumbag Dylann Roof who killed nine black Americans during a Bible study session on June 17, 2015.  This horrendous event occurred at the Charleston, South Carolina, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in a misguided white supremacist assault.  (Note- we thought the police should have shot that little POS Roof dead at the time and spared the taxpayers the cost of his trial).
  72. 2017 Wednesday: Taiwan- after their highest court gave the okay- is on its way to becoming the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.  (Note- the Chi-Coms must be pretty flipping angry over this event).  Elsewhere, an obnoxious reporter covering the election for the at-large district in Montana gets body-slammed by GOP candidate Greg Gianforte, the reporter rushes off to the cops.  (Note- probably working for the Democrat Rob Quist). 
  73. 2018 Thursday: CNN reports several women accusing actor Morgan Freeman of sexual assault.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump cancels summit between the United States and North and South Korea after Kim Jong Un makes some nasty statements.  The president also signs into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act which eases oversight for some banks punished during the preceding administration and provides economic aid to struggling taxpayers.  Elsewhere, as Bangladesh police forces continue to crack down on narcotraffickers, news media reports at least 52 criminals have been shot to death over the past 10 days.
  74. 2019 Friday: Brazil’s Supreme Court votes to make homophobia and transphobia crimes.  They have loads of them down there.  Attended Carnival lately?  Elsewhere, Governor Mike Parsons, R-MO, signs into law House Bill 126 that- once it becomes law on August 28, 2019- will prohibit nearly ALL abortions within the Show Me State at or after eight weeks unless in the most extreme circumstances.  Anyone who provides such services at or after eight weeks will face 5-to-15 years in state prison.  Of course, the liberals go berserk.  The Pro-Death Movement cannot stand it when it suffers a direct hit against their barbaric, Satanic practices.
  75. 2020 Sunday: While it would be great to inform the world that the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis had vanished, sadly, it has not nor have Blue State governors desire to keep everyone in lockdown mode.  Thankfully, people are standing up and disobeying these totalitarians and with ever-warmer weather coming, people will no longer allow political losers to cage them, willingly; we will fight back.  Here are the global stats for the day: 5,400,604 confirmed cases, 344,760 confirmed deaths, and 2,175,682 confirmed recoveries, the last number of which is amazing- nit gives us hope.
  76. 2020 Sunday A: Here are the stats for the United States: 1,677,436 confirmed cases, 98,024 confirmed deaths, and 341,717 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has dedicated chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the Golden State numbers: 92,710 confirmed cases, 3,774 confirmed deaths, but like every single day, NO mention of confirmed recoveries because Gov. Gavin Newsom continues playing politics.  Time to launch a new recall and make sure we get everyone to sign it- including the state’s 8 million illegal aliens.  Next in Hawaii, here are the numbers: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 579 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Gov. Ige.  Finally, in Washington where hack Governor Jay Inslee holds dictatorial power, here are the numbers: 19,756 confirmed cases, 1,061 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Washingtonians need to recall Gov. Inslee, too, the man is a political hack and must go.
  77. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet As A Whole: 167,907,514 confirmed cases, +378,551, 3,484,994  confirmed deaths, +7,009 and 149,310,223 confirmed recoveries, +72,967.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,915,089 confirmed cases, UP 14,457 from yesterday’s reporting, 604,304 confirmed deaths, UP 217,[vii] and 27,552,445 confirmed recoveries, UP 50,835.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  78. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden Became President on January 20, 2021, there have been 287,692 Chi-Vi Deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, 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 171,917 deaths  
  79. 2021 Monday 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: 3,778,275 confirmed cases, 62,944 confirmed deaths, and 2,020,385 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,311,941 confirmed cases, 36,502 confirmed deaths, and 1,924,136 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,901 confirmed cases, 496 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 430,639 confirmed cases, 5,764 confirmed deaths, and 210,550 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Ohio: they have 1,097,866 confirmed cases, 19,709 confirmed deaths, and 1,056,441 confirmed recoveries.[ix]    
  80. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,361 confirmed cases, 6,406 confirmed deaths, and 832,441 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Montenegro, a former part of the old Yugoslavia: 99,291 cases of the virus, 1,574 confirmed deaths and 96,666 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  81. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,393.98, UP 186.14 points (+0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,661.17, UP 190.18 points (+1.41%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,197.05, UP 41.19 points (+0.99%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.99 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.09%).  The price of GOLD is $1,881.80 per troy oz., -2.70 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $27.87 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.14%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,180.60 per troy oz, +3.00 (+0.25%) while the price of COPPER is $4.54 per pound, +0.01 (+0.28%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,734.55 per troy oz, -48.50 (-1.74%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $27,750.00 per troy oz., -250.00 (-0.89%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.42 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Bahraini Dinar, one greenback equals 0.38 and in Bangladeshi Taka, a buck equals 84.39 and in Barbadian Dollar, one dollar equals 2.00 of theirs.[xiv]   In other business news, Amazon is expected to acquire MGM as soon as tomorrow.  Wow.    
  82. 2021 Monday 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 $4.161 per gallon, $2.872 in Florida, $3.890 in Hawaii, and $3.561 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Puerto Rico: $2.901.  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- Indonesia: $2.815 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,324,954,724,281 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.
  83. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Today is Day 63 of ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ reign and she is nowhere to be seen.  News reports suggest that she is applying pressure to Guatemala to do something to halt the flow of illegal aliens pouring out of Honduras and El Salvador like vermin out of a sewer.  Does “Kooky Kamala” carry any weight?  We doubt it.   Elsewhere, the Biden regime has dropped a plan in which it would hold “tender age” illegal aliens at U.S. military bases.  (Note- how about holding them at Gitmo, there Joe?  We do not want more illegal aliens pouring into the country, you feeble old f**k)
  84. 2021 Monday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– The Chi-Coms are warning BOTH the United States and South Korea to butt out when it comes to Taiwan, the REAL China, the FREE China.  The Chi-Coms appear determined to isolate and then conquer the freedom-loving Taiwanese which means that if Beijing launches an all-out assault, feeble Joe Biden will still be down in the basement of the White House spanking his wank.  Meanwhile, Chi-Com stooge Russia is accusing the United States of violating the New Start Treaty’s limitation on nukes.   Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is off to the Middle East to try to keep the ceasefire between Israel and the Untermensch in the Gaza Strip on track as well as to secure aid for said Untermensch.  Such is the Biden regime’s priorities.
  85. 2021 Monday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Formerly referred to as the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci because in the eyes of liberals, he could do no wrong but now referred to by the AICPENDBLOG.COM as Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci, the ever-incorrect doctor now says ‘you know, there could be some funny business going on in Wuhan what with gain of function experimentation’ or so many words to that effect.  That tells us that once again, “Phony Tony” spit on his finger, held it up, and determined which way the wind was blowing.  By the end of the week, he will flipflop in another direction.  Speaking of the Wuhan Flu, U.S. intelligence agencies are investigating as to whether monkey business was indeed going on within the Wuhan Institute of Virology.   
  86. 2021 Monday I: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information II– In other Xi Jinping Bat Flu, Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer, DS-MI, has been blasted over disobeying her own rules by going to the Land Shark Bar, pushing two tables together so that she and another 8-9 friends could sit around the same table together.  In Michigan, ONLY six people can sit at the same table unless, of course, you are some loser like “Gravel Gertie.”  Remove this B**CH from office NOW.  Elsewhere, the U.S. government is warning U.S. citizens not to travel to Japan due to rising Chi-Vi numbers there which sows more doubt on the long-delayed Summer Olympics.   Next, the Ohio GOP is blasting Governor Mike DeWine, RINO, over his ‘vaccine lotto’ which they call a ‘gross misuse of Ohioans tax dollars.’   Finally, Rep.  Jeff Van Drew, R-NJ 2nd congressional district, says that ‘something is wrong in Wuhan’ and that we must get to the bottom of it.  (Note- the Chi-Coms are waging asymmetrical warfare on us via hacking, pandemics, monetary devaluations, and business acquirement which is why we must eliminate these scumbags as a global power).
  87. 2021 Monday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– Arizona state Representative Mark Finchem, R-11 District, says that the Democrats are TERRIFIED at what the 2020 Election Audit in Maricopa County, Arizona, is going to turn up.  We hope it is the beginning of the end for the Biden debacle. 
  88. 2021 Monday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, has launched a new legal strategy with which to do battle with the Biden regime.  Next, the GOP is slamming the Biden regime’s plan of hiring a new army of IRS agents with which to terrorize the American people and to shake every nickel out of their pockets so as to fund the multi-trillion ‘plans’ the regime floats one after another.  (Note- like the Ancient Romans, we suspect the Bidenistas will proscribe (i.e., outlaw) political enemies so the regime can then seize their assets via civil forfeiture.  This is what dictators do).  Meanwhile, the Biden regime is trying to pressure GOP lawmakers into giving in on their ‘infrastructure bill.’  Screw “Pro-China Joe.”   In other news, 500 former Biden campaign employees signed a letter to the usurper in the White House demanding he stand up for Palestine and screw Israel.  (Note- these group-signed letters are little more than propaganda bulls**t.  Pay no attention to them).
  89. 2021 Monday L: Miscellaneous News I– “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, signed a bill into law that will permit citizens of the Sunshine State to sue BIG TECH over de-platforming issues.  Excellent.  Let’s go after Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other scumbag ‘social media’ entities.  Elsewhere, leftists are pushing ahead with their ‘Retire Breyer’ campaign to remove U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer- a reliable liberal vote- so they can get a bunch of rabid, frothing-at-the-mouth liberals onto the high court.  As you know, Justice Breyer opposes PACKING THE COURTS.  Meanwhile, a top MAGA Ohio senatorial candidate Jane Timken, RINO, most likely will not get support from President Donald J. Trump over her failure to condemn a RINO GOPPER in her state who voted to impeach President Trump.  Good.  Boot the RINOs into the nearest dumpster. 
  90. 2021 Monday M: Miscellaneous News II– A new study suggests that the numbers of great white sharks along the northern California coastline is going way up.  “Jaws,” anyone?  Stay out of the water.   Meanwhile, new reports suggest that the top police officer on the scene at the death of black man Ronald Greene down in New Orleans back on May 10, 2019- Lt. John Clary- withheld video of the incident suggesting coverup.  (Note- be prepared for a new round of Black Lives Matter riots).  In other news, Greg Kelly of Newsmax reports that Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka the FLY, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, aka Sandy Cortez, said to “Latino USA” podcast that she is in therapy over the events of January 06, 2021.  (Note- if we had been on Capitol Hill that day and near this skank, we would have thrown her to the wolves.  Remember- she LIED to the world and said she heard them outside her office looking for HER.  Enough with the theatrics, you dumb, ignorant c**t).
  91. 2021 Monday N: Joe Biden News– Fuddled old Joe Biden purportedly is the author of a new Tweet in which, he condemns the Anti-Semitism occurring around the country.  Everyone has seen Palestinian vermin assaulting Jews in the streets, outrageous crimes that must stop NOW.  Any Palestinians here in the U.S. who are neither citizens or have legal right to be here must be scooped up and dumped back in the Gaza Strip.[xviii]   In other news that is devastating for the regime, a new Reuters/IPSOS poll says that ’53-percent of Republicans view President Donald J. Trump as the ‘true president.’  Duh!
  92. 2022 Tuesday: You know the drill…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0840 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Myriad Blooms.”  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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Although the Beach Boys were on the decline, the next album, “Wild Honey,” came out on December 18, 1967, and is one we absolutely love and wholeheartedly recommend.  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass) as it was all hands-on deck.  The album features nothing but quality material beginning with the upbeat, “Wild Honey,” to the captivating “Aren’t You Glad,” to a cover of Stevie Wonder’s, “I Was Made to Love Her,” to the live classic, “Darlin’,” to the playful, “I’d Love Once Just to See You.” Also on the album is a raucous “Here Comes the Night” to yet another long-time live classic, “Let the Wind Blow.”  The other songs on the album are not filler but all quality material.  The Beach Boys were growing beards, sporting longer hair, and wearing modern-day clothing like the rest of the wild and crazy acts of the late 1960s.  We hope you will seek this one out and definitely make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  You will love it.

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[i] Not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Bob Dylan but one day, we sure heck we do.  Stay tuned.

[ii] 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.

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

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

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

[vi] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Sadly, we were shortsighted at the time that we did not present the various members’ solo projects but one day, we hope to rectify that error.

[vii] 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)

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

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

[x] 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)

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

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

[xviii] Note- in Israel, Israeli law enforcement has launched a blitzkrieg against the perpetrators of the anti-Jew violence in their country.  Good.  Round this scum up and send them to prison.