2008 Friday: Like poor Tibet, Nepal also is coming under the sway of the Chi-Coms which leads to massive protests in front of the Chi-Com embassy. At least 700 Tibetans were there among the crowd, all of whom were arrested with three being slapped with charges of ‘anti-Chi-Com activities.’ Folks, who runs Nepal? The government of that nation or Beijing? The world knows the answer.





Juneteenth (substitute) Federal Holiday; Juneteenth (substitute) in 20 States, West Virginia Day (West Virginia), and American Eagle Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Attorney General Hugh S. Legaré; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Howard Mason Gore; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram and Benjamin Bristow; U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring; the Beach Boys featuring Brian Wilson, the Commodores featuring Lionel Richie, Duran Duran featuring John Taylor, the Four Tops featuring Lawrence Peyton, the Newport Pop Festival 1969 featuring Jimi Hendrix, the Miracles featuring Claudette Robinson, and Van Halen featuring Michael Anthony:

  1. 451 Tuesday: In eastern modern-day France, the Romans and their Goth allies beat the army of Attila the Hun on the Catalaunian Plains.
  2. 1567 Tuesday: By order of Don Enrique, Brazil expels its Jews.
  3. 1582 Sunday: Bishop Domingo de Salazar of Manila suppresses the Philippines.
  4. 1632 Sunday: The British crown grants the Second Lord Baltimore the exclusive right to develop the Chesapeake Bay region.
  5. 1667 Monday: The reign of the 238th Roman Catholic Pope Clement IX begins on this date.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until December 9, 1669.
  6. 1756 Sunday: Indian rebels defeat the British Army at Calcutta and imprison 146 soldiers in the infamous “Black Hole of Calcutta.”
  7. 1782 Thursday: Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the emblem of the bald eagle.
  8. 1791 Monday: King Louis XVI of France and his family attempted to flee the country in the so-called Flight to Vergennes, but their pursuers caught up with them and dragged them back to Paris.
  9. 1793 Thursday: Eli Whitney applied for a cotton gin patent.  The device initiated the American mass production concept.
  10. 1819 Sunday: The 320-ton Savannah becomes the first steamship to cross any ocean—the Atlantic Ocean.
  11. 1831 Monday: The 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, until today. 
  12. 1837 Tuesday: Queen Victoria acceded to the British throne following the death of her uncle, King William IV.  Meanwhile, in Smyrna, Ottoman Empire, the future 51st Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer, Republican, is born to missionary parents.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated him to fill the seat of Republican Stanley Matthews.  Brewer served from December 18, 1889, to March 28, 1910.
  13. 1840 Saturday: Samuel Morse patents his telegraph.  This would be a monumental game-changer, especially for ships at sea and for getting communications sent from one point in the world to another wherever the telegraph wires were laid.
  14. 1843 Tuesday: In Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Attorney General AND Acting Secretary of State Hugh S. Legaré died at age 46.  A Democrat, he served under President John Tyler as AG from September 13, 1841, and as Acting secretary of state from May 09, 1841, until his death today. 
  15. 1863 Saturday: The chartered bank in the United States occurs in Davenport, Iowa, with the National Bank.  Meanwhile, West Virginia becomes the 35th state of the Union.
  16. 1864 Monday: The Civil War Battle of Petersburg, Virginia, continues as the fighting takes place in the trenches between the Confederate and Union troops.
  17. 1866 Wednesday: Italy declares war on Austria.
  18. 1867 Thursday: President Andrew Johnson announces the purchase of Alaska from the Russians.
  19. 1876 Tuesday: The 30th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Benjamin Bristow left office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from June 04, 1874, until today.
  20. 1893 Tuesday: A jury in New Bedford, Massachusetts, found Lizzie Borden NOT guilty of the ax murders of her father and stepmother.
  21. 1898 Monday: En route to fight the Spanish in the Philippines, the U.S. Navy seizes the island of Guam from its Spanish defenders.
  22. 1907 Thursday: The first Portland Rose Festival occurs on this date.
  23. 1919 Friday: Germany ends its confederation with Austria as per the terms with the Treaty of Versailles.  The chancellor of the new post-World War I German republic, Philipp Scheidermann, a man who helped establish the republic resigns his office because he refuses to sign the treaty.
  24. 1921 Monday: U.S. Representative Alice Mary Robertson, Republican-Oklahoma, became the first woman to preside over a session of the House of Representatives.
  25. 1923 Wednesday: France announced it would seize the Rhineland to help Germany pay its debts from World War I.  This would be yet another massive slap in the face to the German people that would open their ears to the song of Adolf Hitler.  Stupid, stupid policy.
  26. 1939 Tuesday: The test flight of the first rocket plane using liquid propellants takes place on this date in Germany.
  27. 1940 Thursday: The 53rd U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring, a Democrat, left office on this day.  He served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from September 25, 1936, until today.  Meanwhile, as the Germans continue their advance through France to keep the pressure on Paris, the French negotiators prepare to leave for Compiegne where the Nazis have brought the railroad car that the Kaiser’s representatives were forced to sign the German surrender in World War I.  Adolf Hitler is jubilant as revenge has been on his mind for 21 years.  He wants the French humiliated worse than what Imperial Germany had to suffer.
  28. 1941 Friday: The U.S. military replaced the Army Air Corps with the U.S. Army Air Forces.  In 1947, the military abolished the Air Corps by creating the United States Air Forces.  Elsewhere, the Germans and their Axis allies in Eastern Europe are preparing to launch the largest land invasion in the history of the world in two days.  Air crews are receiving their briefings, artillery targets are being registered, and the 1.5 million troops ready to cross the frontier into the Soviet Union are enjoying their final days of rest.  War is coming and the Soviets are dozing on the other side of the border.
  29. 1942 Saturday: The Afrika Korps conquers Tobruk in North Africa.  Meanwhile, Nazi Adolf Eichmann announces the deportation of Dutch Jews.  On the Eastern Front, heavy fighting continues around the Crimean fortress city of Sebastopol as German and Rumanian troops continue fighting to batter their way into the city.  Farther east, the road to Stalingrad is underway as the German spring and summer offensive is moving south with growing momentum.  
  30. 1942 Saturday A: In the United States, future Beach Boy[ii], Brian Wilson, is born in Inglewood, California.  In 2022, we would celebrate the music of the Beach Boys and of each of its members.  Elsewhere, down in New Orleans, Louisiana, future member of the Miracles- Claudette Robinson- is born.  She would provide vocals.  
  31. 1943 Sunday: Race-related rioting erupted in Detroit; the governor sent in federal troops two days later to quell the violence that resulted in more than 30 deaths.  Elsewhere, the tide of war is definitely turning against the European Axis partners as Britain’s King George VI is able to visit the stubborn island of Malta that held out for so long against Axis assaults.
  32. 1944 Tuesday: The Nazis begin the mass extermination of all Jews at Auschwitz Death Camp.  Meanwhile, the Allies are advancing on all fronts in Europe.  On the Leningrad Front, the Soviets are advancing while the Allies are advancing in France and Italy.  Fighting is fierce.  Elsewhere during World War II, Japanese naval forces retreated in the Battle of the Philippine Sea after suffering heavy losses to the American fleet.  On Saipan, American forces continue battering the Japanese defenders who cling tenaciously to every scrap of geography.  It is victory or it’s death for them.
  33. 1945 Wednesday: Heavy fighting continues in the fights for Okinawa, the Philippines, and Borneo.  Meanwhile, a U.S. carrier force is softening up the Imperial Japanese forces clinging to Wake Island, one of the first places to fall to Japan shortly after the war began.  The Japanese have been sidelined here as recapturing the island did not fit in the main war plan of taking the fight TO JAPAN so the Japanese troops defending Wake are in dire straits.
  34. 1946 Thursday: The Big Four- the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union agree to begin the gradual withdrawal of Allied occupation forces from Italy.  The Soviets also agree to withdraw their troops from Bulgaria which although on the side of the Axis during World War II did not participate in Operation Barbarossa and also have traditionally been a Russian ally.  Still, they will be a part of the communist bloc.  It is what it is…
  35. 1947 Friday: Mob hitmen shot Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel dead at the Beverly Hills mansion of his girlfriend, Virginia Hill, apparently at the order of Mob associates.  Meanwhile, President Harry Truman vetoes the Taft-Hartley Act.  Elsewhere, in Clarksville, West Virginia, former 8th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Howard Mason Gore dies at age 69.  A Republican, Secretary Gore served under President Calvin Coolidge from November 22, 1924, to March 04, 1925.
  36. 1948 Sunday: The variety series, “Toast of the Town,” hosted by Ed Sullivan (for whom the producers later renamed the show), debuted on CBS-Television.
  37. 1949 Monday: The Central Intelligence Agency Act passes the U.S. Congress.
  38. 1950 Tuesday: Lionel Richie, future musician and vocalist with the funk-rock group, the Commodores[iii], is born in Alabama on this date.  Elsewhere, Willie Mays graduated from high school and immediately signed with the New York Giants.
  39. 1954 Sunday: Future longtime bassist with the Los Angeles, California, rock band, Van Halen[iv], 1974-2004—Michael Anthony—is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.   When Van Halen went on hiatus, he would join with vocalist Sammy Hagar in Chickenfoot.
  40. 1955 Monday: The AFL and the CIO agreed to combine names and merge into a solitary group.   
  41. 1960 Monday: Heavyweight Floyd Patterson knocks Ingmar Johansson out in the 5th round at the 1:51 minute mark of their scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship fight.  Besides improving his record to 36-2, Patterson won the NBA (National Boxing Association), NYSAC, and The Ring heavyweight titles of the world.  As for Johansson- aka the “Hammer of Thor”- his record went to 22-1.  He would face Patterson less than a year later and would also lose that bout.
  42. 1960 Monday A: In Solihull, England, future bassist with the wild British rock and roll band, Duran Duran- John Taylor- is born.
  43. 1963 Thursday: The United States and the Soviet Union signed an agreement to set up a “hot line” between the two superpowers.
  44. 1966 Monday: Sheila Scott completes the first round-the-world solo flight by a woman.
  45. 1967 Tuesday: A jury convicted boxer Muhammad Ali in Houston of violating Selective Service Laws by refusing to be drafter; however, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ultimately overturned his conviction.
  46. 1968 Thursday: American Jim Hines becomes the first person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds.
  47. 1969 Friday: Georges Pompidou took the oath of office as the president of France.  Meanwhile, at the Newport ’69 Pop Festival, Jimi Hendrix[v] appears for a fee of $120,000.  At least 150,000 people attended the event.  Besides Hendrix, also performing on this day were Ike and Tina Turner,[vi] Albert King,[vii] Edwin Hawkins Singers,[viii] Joe Cocker,[ix] Southwind, Spirit,[x] and Taj Mahal.[xi]
  48. 1973 Wednesday: Larry Holmes improves his professional boxing record to 3-0 with his TKO of Curtis Whitner at 2:14 of the first round in a 4-round bout. 
  49. 1975 Friday: “Jaws,” based on the book by Peter Benchely, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfus hits movie theaters across the United States.
  50. 1977 Monday: On this date, the first oil commenced flowing through the recently completed Trans-Alaska Pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez. 
  51.  1988 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds a law that makes it illegal for private clubs to discriminate against minorities and women.
  52. 1990 Wednesday: Nelson Mandela lands in New York City to begin a tour of the United States.  Elsewhere, as many as 50,000 people die as an earthquake devastates Iran.
  53. 1993 Sunday: In the 47th NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Phoenix Suns 4 games to 2.
  54. 1994 Monday: The authorities arraign O.J. Simpson for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman.  Before the judge, he pleaded not guilty to the crime.  Elsewhere, former airman Dean Allen Mellberg went on a shooting rampage at Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane, Washington, killing four people and wounding 22 others before being killed by a military police sharpshooter.
  55. 1997 Friday: Lawrence Peyton- longtime vocalist with the Motown group, the Four Tops[xii], 1953-1997, died on this date in Southfield, Michigan.
  56. 2007 Wednesday: Military operations in the eastern portion of Sri Lanka continue carrying out actions against the infamous Tamil Tigers, killing at least 30 of their soldiers.  Elsewhere, Australia’s Prime Minister John Howard announces that the nation is going to buy three warships and two landing craft from Spain to beef up their navy.
  57. 2008 Friday: Like poor Tibet, Nepal also is coming under the sway of the Chi-Coms which leads to massive protests in front of the Chi-Com embassy.  At least 700 Tibetans were there among the crowd, all of whom were arrested with three being slapped with charges of ‘anti-Chi-Com activities.’  Folks, who runs Nepal?  The government of that nation or Beijing?  The world knows the answer.
  58. 2009 Saturday: As the Arab Spring continues growing across the Muslim world, riot police in Tehran are finding their hands full with mobs of protesters demanding changes in their dictatorial regime.  This is ONE country that new President Barack Hussein Obama won’t provide help.  Elsewhere, jihadists near Kirkuk, Iraq, get lucky with a suicide bombing that propels 67 people up to commune with Allah far sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving at least another 200 in varying stages of suffering.  That’s the ‘religion of peace’ for you…
  59. 2010 Sunday: The Chicago Journal reports it’s been a busy weekend in President Barack Hussein Obama’s adopted hometown of the Windy City what with 40 people shot and seven of them dead.  Halfway across the world, similar issues are occurring in central Baghdad what with two car bombings ejecting at least 26 passersby up to meet with Allah sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving another 53 in varying stages of distress.
  60. 2011 Monday: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers grants private companies the right to create new website domains and suffixes.  Elsewhere, the Anglican Church in England considers permitting openly gay clergy members to become bishops.  Well.  Elsewhere, sectarian clashes break out in East Belfast, Northern Ireland, leading to numerous people being trucked off to the hospital and others to the hoosegow.
  61. 2012 Wednesday: Hospital authorities remove former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak–reported to be in a coma–from life support.  Meanwhile, a Syrian fighter pilot lands in Jordan and the pilot seeks asylum from the ongoing civil war.  Elsewhere, as southern Israel continues to brace under an ongoing barrage of (Iranian) rockets from the Palestinians, the Israeli air force begins to carry out sustained strikes on Hamas (and Iranian) targets in the region.
  62. 2013 Thursday: Instagram offers its users the ability to upload videos to its service.  Elsewhere, the Committee on the Rights of the Child accuses E-V-I-L Israeli soldiers of torturing Palestinian children and using the poor little bastards as human shields.  (Note- what a crock of crap!).  Elsewhere, in the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 4 games to 3 by a final score of 95-88 successfully defending their title from the previous year.  Knuckle-dragging cretin LeBron James is declared the MVP for the second year in a row.
  63. 2014 Friday: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko initiates a 7-day cease-fire, allowing troops to defend themselves but not to attack; during the cease-fire, separatists can turn in weapons and receive amnesty; so far, rebels have rejected the offer.  Elsewhere, the Obama administration rushes 300 U.S. troops to Iraq to help that government’s forces battle the ISIS thugs in the oil-refining city of Baiji.   Light these scum-sucking bastards UP.
  64. 2015 Saturday: After white racist Dylann Storm Roof murders nine African Americans at the church in South Carolina earlier in the week, mass protests break out demanding the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the Capitol building.   Meanwhile, in southern Pakistan, a heat wave peaks killing at least 2,000 people from heat stroke and dehydration.   Elsewhere, in Japan, one-thousand female robots named “Pepper” sell out in under one minute at $1,600 per unit; so says creator SoftBank Robotics Corp.
  65. 2016 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court- noting that it has already reviewed other such bans on ‘assault weapons’ (ALL weapons are ‘assault weapons’ whether they be a gun or a screwdriver or even fists)- refuses to hear other states’ bans such as Connecticut and New York.  What we need is a universal permit to carry arms, both out in the open and concealed.  Cleansing the nation of ‘gun-free zones’ would also enhance the safety of every American.  Meanwhile, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reports that the number is higher than ever what with endless wars, climate disasters, and economic impoverishment: 65.3 million people (which the Democrats want to bring to the U.S.)
  66. 2017 Tuesday: Following his arrest for driving under the influence, Tiger Woods checks into a rehab clinic to deal with his pain medication dependency and his ongoing sleep disorders.   Elsewhere, as outrage continues to grow over the death of 22-year-old American tourist Otto Warmbier at the hands of North Korean jailers, Young Pioneers Tours, the firm taking foreigners into the hellhole known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea says it ‘won’t be taking any other Americans into that godforsaken country as the risk is simply too high.’  (Note- if you remember, young Mr. Warmbier visited the nation, removed a poster from a hotel room wall for a souvenir and then underwent arrest, a bulls**t trial, imprisonment, and just before he died, Kim Jong Un sent his catatonic body home to his parents).
  67. 2018 Wednesday: Bowing to pressure from his political enemies and armies of wailing illegal aliens, President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order ending separation of families at the border, a policy that began under the previous administration but which no one conveniently remembers.   Meanwhile (and this is a good one!), the Chi-Coms express their regrets that the United States is withdrawing from the bulls**t U.N. Human Rights Council.  With dictators, thugs, criminals, and communists making up its membership, the organization is little more than a joke.
  68. 2019 Thursday: Leader of communist China, Xi Jinping, travels to North Korea to visit with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, the first Chinese leader to travel to the S-hole country in 14 years.  In other news, the Iranians commit an overt act of war when their military shoots down a U.S. surveillance drone which they claim trespassed into their airspace.  Almost immediately, the military-industrial-political complex in the United States as well as Democrats and pro-war RINOs begin banging the drum for President Donald J. Trump to launch yet another unnecessary Middle Eastern war.  Wow.
  69. 2020 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump kicked off his official 2020 re-election bid with a massive rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  What a barn burner, he seems unstoppable.  Moving on, here are today’s stats for the Xi Jinping special Wuhan bat flu virus, first the globe: 8,546,919 confirmed cases, 456,726 confirmed deaths, and 4,195,274 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,295,615 confirmed cases, 121,441 confirmed deaths, and 714,961 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 169,309 confirmed cases, 5,424 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 762 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 640 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for the CHOP state, Washington: 28,163 confirmed cases, 1,265 confirmed deaths, but sadly, like California, moron Gov. Jay Inslee will NOT REPORT the number of confirmed recoveries.
  70. 2020 Saturday A: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi warns Ankara, Turkey, that IF Turkish backed Libyan thugs attack Sirte, the Egyptian army would immediately strike out and destroy the Libyan rebels causing problems in their next-door neighbor.  The Turkish president had no clue as to what to say when faced with a genuinely formidable threat and so remained silent.  Good for you, President al-Sissi!
  71. 2020 Saturday B: In House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hometown of California, a violent mob of leftist ‘protesters’ tore down a statue of General (and President) Ulysses S. Grant.  Unbeknownst to these ignorant Black Lives Matter and Antifa trash rioters, Grant was the guiding military light of the Civil War on the northern side.  He freed slaves and was a strong proponent of recruiting newly freed blacks to serve in the Union army.  It is clear that these so-called ‘protesters’ are not about fighting for civil rights but are Marxists-Leninists in need of immediate extermination.  Time for good Americans to stand up and begin fighting back against this communist scum.  This is what we will get if “Pro-China Joe” Biden wins the White House in November.  VOTE TRUMP!
  72. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 178,960,779 confirmed cases, +14,417, 3,875,601 confirmed deaths, +8,968 and 163,779,820 confirmed recoveries, +386,650.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,401,712 confirmed cases, UP 8,542 from yesterday’s reporting, 617,083 confirmed deaths, UP 166, [xiii] and 28,694,843 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,439.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiv]  
  73. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 299,177 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 160,472 deaths  
  74. 2021 Sunday 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: 3,808,305 confirmed cases, 63,318 confirmed deaths, and 2,069,775 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,356,248 confirmed cases, 37,555 confirmed deaths, and 2,141,281 confirmed recoveries, more or less the SAME numbers.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,284 confirmed cases, 511 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 449,446 confirmed cases, 5,866 confirmed deaths, and 220,934 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Oregon: they have 206,850 confirmed cases, 2,756 confirmed deaths, and 187,292 confirmed recoveries.[xv]   
  75. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,830 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Malta, 122nd country on the list: 30,588 cases of the virus, 420 confirmed deaths and 30,139 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]     
  76. 2021 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,290.08, DOWN 533.37 points (-1.58%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,030.38, DOWN 130.97 points (-0.92%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,166.45, DOWN -55.41 points (-1.31%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.50 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.20%).  The price of GOLD is $1,763.90 per troy oz., -5.10 (-0.29%) while the price of SILVER is $25.85 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.48%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,035.40 per troy oz, -5.60 (-0.54%) while the price of COPPER is $4.12 per pound, -0.04 (-0.84%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,465.42 per troy oz, -31.31 (-1.25%).[xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $22,000.00 per troy oz., -750.00 (-3.30%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $590,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). [xix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.66.     In Myanmar Kyat, one greenback equals 1,642.00 and in Eritrean Nakfa, a buck equals 15.00 and in Namibian Dollar, one dollar equals 14.24 of theirs.[xx]        
  77. 2021 Sunday 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 risen to over $4.229 per gallon, $2.947 in Florida, $3.987 in Hawaii, and $3.633 in Washington state.[xxi]    Let’s look at one other location- North Carolina: $2.880.  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- Argentina: $3.833 per U.S. Gallon.[xxii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,429,862,051,238 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxiii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Canada, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is France with $111 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxiv]
  78. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day #89 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of America’s number one problem and to have yet shown up for a single day on the job.  Ah, well, Benny Johnson of Newsmax says that Customs and Border Patrol has arrested numerous terrorists on the terrorist watchlist as well as all sorts of criminals- especially sexual criminals- and yet more continue coming.  In other news we believe is related to the border, a Houston deputy’s home was invaded in a pre-dawn assault and his wife and 4-year-old stepdaughter shot and seriously wounded by unknown perps.  A week or so ago, news appeared that said the cartels were going to target the homes and families of Lone Star State law enforcement officers.   Thank you, Joe “F**king” Biden.
  79. 2021 Sunday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Speaking of the mess, Rep. August Pfluger, R-TX 11th congressional district, says that ‘illegal aliens are overrunning the 29 inland counties he represents.’  (Note- we urge Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, to put former Sheriff Joe Arpaio in charge of all holding pens for the illegal aliens).  Elsewhere, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, is seeking to join Florida and Idaho in sending law enforcement to help aid Arizona and Texas in repelling the illegal alien invasion.  Good.  Every RED STATE governor must send troops to defend the country.  This is akin to the emergency that surrounded the Alamo, only this time, the GOOD GUYS are NOT going to lose to the barbarians.
  80. 2021 Sunday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett says the ‘world powers must wake up to the dangers of the Iran nuclear deal.’
  81. 2021 Sunday I: Political News I– Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says that the Democrats’ ‘election reform bill’ is the ‘largest power grab in the history of the United States.’  Next, the Des Moines Register reports the results of a new poll: 64-percent of Iowans would like to see Senator Chuck Grassley retire instead of running for another term.  In other political news, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, is slapping back at Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and some Fake News media outlets for discounting COVID-19 treatments such as hydroxychloroquine.  Most of the Americans who ‘succumbed’ to the disease most likely wouldn’t have provided they’d been given Plaquenil® at the first signs of the Wuhan lab-concocted bat virus.
  82. 2021 Sunday J: Political News II– The person challenging Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, is a New York attorney, Matthew Putorti.  Previous to this, he was a ‘registered foreign agent for the jihadist state of Qatar.’  Wow.  Where do the Democrats uncover scumbags such as this?
  83. 2021 Sunday K: Miscellaneous News I– Washington state Native Americans are carting a 5,000-pound, hand-carved totem pole across the United States, to arrive in Washington, D.C., sometime in July where it will be on display throughout the summer.  The goal is to bring greater awareness to the protection of sacred lands to the indigenous peoples of the United States.
  84. 2021 Sunday L: Economic News– Economist Stephen Moore says that the Federal Reserve is way behind the curve on rising inflation which some experts claim is at or near 12-percent.  This is a tax on EVERYONE including those least equipped to pay for it.
  85. 2022 Monday: Folks, today is Sunday, Father’s Day Sunday, let’s hope it’s a slow news day as all the baby mamas will bring all their bastard brats to meet their daddies doing time in America’s hoosegows, today.


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The next Beach Boys album came out on June 12, 1983: “Rarities.”  Sooner or later, every band still performing who began in the early 1960s compiled a collection of so-called ‘rarities,’ thus we have this fabulous compendium of surf, sun, and fun music.  So, what do we have here?  Well, we begin with the Lennon-McCartney classic, “With a Little Help from My Friends,” followed by the Box Tops classic, “The Letter.”  After that, we have an alternate take of Stevie Wonder’s “I Was Made to Love Her,” followed by Brian Wilson’s “You’re Welcome.”  After that, we have “The Lord’s Prayer,” followed by “Bluebirds over the Mountain,” an alternate take, followed by a Dennis Wilson-penned tune, “Celebrate the News.”  We have an alternate version of “Good Vibrations” and gobs of other glorious tunes all lovingly compiled from the archives of this legendary group such as “Land Ahoy,” a live version of “All I Want to Do,” and several other unique and enjoyable cuts.  Seek this one out and add it to your daily playlist of the absolute best in summertime music.  You will be glad you did.

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[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of the Beach Boys and the group’s individual members- Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson as well as Alan Jardine, Mike Love, Bruce Johnson, and other members- at some point.  It will be a lengthy presentation rivaling if not surpassing the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Who, and Genesis.

[iii] When we do a comprehensive presentation of classic Motown and funk bands, you had better believe we will be doing the Commodores and Lionel Richie and a whole bunch of other famous musicians and bands.

[iv] At some point when we return to doing the music of American rock bands, Van Halen will be among them.

[v] We began promoting the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Jimi Hendrix on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Please check the albums out, you will enjoy them.

[vi] We hope to promote the music of Ike and Tina Turner together and separately at some point within the next five years.

[vii] One day, we hope to promote the music of Albert King.

[viii] Not sure as to when the music of the Edwin Hawkins Singers will occur.

[ix] We definitely look forward to presenting the music of Joe Cocker, the famed British ex-bricklayer who blew the minds of the world at the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Festival.  Please stay tuned for further developments.

[x] We began promoting the music of Spirit and of Randy California beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  Please seek them out and consider adding their music to your collection.

[xi] We definitely look forward to doing the music of the amazing Taj Mahal one day.  Remain alert for when that day arrives.

[xii] We definitely hope to present the music of ALL the classic Motown bands- including the famed Four Tops- sometime within the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further developments.

[xiii] 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)

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

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

[xvi] 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)

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

[xviii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xxiv] Please see the following link: Holders of US Debt – US Debt Forum.


76. 2021 Thursday D: Speaking of lost jobs, although down from jobless claims of 914,000 the week before, first-time jobless claims are still high at 847,000. Economists are celebrating that it’s less than last week but folks, as Joe Biden continues rampaging through his executive orders, millions more will be seeking unemployment in the subsequent weeks.



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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Louis Brandeis  and Amy Coney Barrett; U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Erwin Wilson; U.S. Treasury Secretary George S. Boutwell; U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen; the Chambers Brothers featuring Brian Keenan, and the Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship featuring Paul Kantner and Signe Toly Anderson; Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Billy Powell, Pretty Things featuring Richard “Dick” Taylor, Soft Machine featuring Robert Wyatt, and Traffic featuring Jim Capaldi:

  1. 1077 Sunday: Pope Gregory VII pardons German Emperor Heinrich IV.
  2. 1521 Friday: As the Diet of Worms began, the Roman Catholic Church declared Protestant reformer Martin Luther an ‘outlaw.’
  3. 1547 Tuesday: England’s King Henry VIII died; Edward VI, his nine-year-old son succeeded him.
  4. 1561 Saturday: By the Edict of Orleans, persecution of French Huguenots stops.
  5. 1600 Friday: In the town of Pistola in the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, future 238th Roman Catholic Pope Clement IX is born.  He would pick up his Holy Cross on June 20, 1667, and would guide his earthly flock until December 09, 1669.  
  6. 1621 Thursday: The 233rd Roman Catholic Pope Paul V ends his reign as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became pontiff on May 16, 1605, and guided all Christendom until today.
  7. 1787 Sunday: Philadelphia’s Free Africa Society forms.
  8. 1788 Monday: The first British penal settlement underwent founding at Botany Bay, Australia, on this date.
  9. 1807 Wednesday: London’s Pall Mall became the first street lit by gaslight at night.
  10. 1813 Thursday: The novel “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen was first published anonymously in London, England.
  11. 1818 Wednesday: In Brookline, Massachusetts, future 28th U.S. Treasury Secretary George S. Boutwell is born.  A future Democrat and then a Republican, Boutwell would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 12, 1869, to March 16, 1873.
  12. 1846 Wednesday: The British Army beats the Sikhs at the Battle of Allwal in Punjab, India.
  13. 1858 Thursday: John Brown begins organizing the raid on Harper’s Ferry.
  14. 1865 Saturday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis appoints three peace commissioners to negotiate an end to the Civil War.
  15. 1871 Saturday: France surrendered to the Germans during the Franco-Prussian War.
  16. 1878 Monday: The first daily collegiate newspaper in the United States— “The Yale News”—underwent publication on this date.
  17. 1881 Friday: At the Battle of Laing’s Neck, Natal, South Africa, an inferior Boer army beats a superior British force.
  18. 1902 Tuesday: A gift of $10 million from Andrew Carnegie established the Carnegie Institution in Washington, D.C.
  19. 1909 Thursday: The United States withdrew its forces from Cuba, as Jose Miguel Gomez became president.
  20. 1911 Saturday: Jeweler Pierre Cartier sold the notorious Hope Diamond to socialites Edward and Evalyn McLean of Washington DC, for $180,000.
  21. 1914 Wednesday: The founders of Beverly Hills, California, incorporate the city on this date.
  22. 1915 Thursday: When President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill merging the Life-Saving Service and Revenue Cutter Service together, he created the United States Coast Guard.  Meanwhile, the USS William P. Frye, carrying wheat to Great Britain becomes the first U.S. ship sunk by the Germans during World War I.
  23. 1916 Friday: President Woodrow Wilson nominates the first Jewish member of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), Louis Brandeis, on this date.
  24. 1922 Saturday: The National Football League franchise in Decatur, Illinois—the Decatur Staleys—transferred to Chicago becoming the Chicago Bears.
  25. 1928 Saturday: Christopher Hornsrud becomes prime minister of Norway at age 101.
  26. 1932 Thursday: Japanese troops march into and occupy Shanghai, China.
  27. 1935 Monday: Iceland became the first country to introduce legalized abortion.
  28. 1942 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps occupy Benghazi, Libya, during World War II.  Meanwhile, under increasing pressure from the Allies in general and the United States in particular, Brazil breaks off relations with the Axis powers.
  29. 1943 Thursday: Brian Edmund Peter Keenan, future drummer of the rock group, the Chambers Brothers[i], was born in the United States on this date.  Meanwhile, future guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band Pretty Things[ii]– Richard “Dick” Taylor- is born in Dartford, Kent, England on this date.  Prior to this, he was an early bassist with the Rolling Stones.[iii]          
  30. 1943 Thursday A: As total war continues to engulf both the Axis and the Allies; Germany announces a new conscription law that requires all males between the ages of 16 and 65 and all females between the ages of 17 to 50 are available to be called up for government service.               
  31. 1944 Friday: 683 RAF bombers assault Berlin, Germany, during World War II.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the Red Army is breaking the Cherkassy pocket in half making it difficult for the Germans to conduct an organized withdrawal.  Losses are frightful but still the Red Army increases the pressure.
  32. 1945 Sunday: During World War II, Allied supplies began reaching China over the newly reopened Burma Road.  Meanwhile Swedish ships transport food to the starving Netherlands.  On the Baltic Front, the Red Army completes the ‘liberation’ of Lithuania, which will reincorporate the country back into the USSR.  Elsewhere, future member of the British rock band, Soft Machine- Robert Wyatt (drums/vocals)- is born in Bristol, England, on this date.[iv]
  33. 1947 Tuesday: In St. Charles, Missouri, future U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen is born.  A future Democrat, she wound enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2009.
  34. 1949 Friday: The United Nations Security Council convicts the Dutch government of aggression in Indonesia.
  35. 1953 Wednesday: The 5th U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Erwin Wilson assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today to 10-08-1957.
  36. 1956 Saturday: Elvis Presley[v] made his first national TV appearance on “Stage Show,” a CBS program hosted by Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey.
  37. 1957 Monday: The Brooklyn Dodgers announced that they had hired famed circus clown Emmett Kelly to perform at the team’s home baseball games.
  38. 1958 Tuesday: Roy Campanella of the Brooklyn Dodgers suffered career-ending injuries in an automobile accident in New York.
  39. 1960 Thursday: The National Football League awarded franchises to Dallas and Minneapolis-St. Paul on this date.
  40. 1965 Thursday: General Motors reported the biggest profit of any company in the history of the United States.
  41. 1967 Saturday: To a great deal of  outrage, the Rolling Stones[vi] release the single, “Let’s Spend the Night Together.”
  42. 1972 Friday: The future 115th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on this date.  A member of no listed party, President Donald J. Trump nominated Barrett to fill the shoes of the fabled Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  Barrett took her place on the court on October 27, 2020.  Justice Barrett is considered to be one of the all-time greats of either party to serve on the court.
  43. 1973 Sunday: A cease-fire officially went into effect in the Vietnam War.
  44. 1974 Monday: At Madison Square Garden in New York City, Muhammad Ali beat “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier in a 12-round unanimous decision.  “Smokin’ Joe’s” professional record went to 30-2 while Ali’s record went to 44-2 and he retained the NABF heavyweight title.
  45. 1980 Monday: Six U.S. diplomats who had avoided capture at their embassy in Tehran flew out of Iran and back to the United States with the help of Canadian diplomats.
  46. 1981 Wednesday: William J. Casey becomes the 13th director of the CIA (until 1987).
  47. 1982 Thursday: Italian anti-terrorism forces rescued U.S. Brigadier General James L. Dozier; 42 days after the Red Brigades kidnapped him.
  48. 1986 Tuesday: The space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida, killing all seven crewmembers including schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe.
  49. 1988 Thursday: Canada’s Supreme Court declares the nation’s anti-abortion law to be ‘unconstitutional.’
  50. 1990 Sunday: In Super Bowl XXIV, the San Francisco 49ers beat the Denver Broncos, 55-10 in New Orleans; quarterback Joe Montana is the MVP.
  51. 1994 Friday: In Los Angeles, CA, Superior Court Judge Stanley Weisberg declared a mistrial in the case of Lyle Menendez in the murder of his parents.  Lyle and his brother, Erik, underwent retrial later and a jury of their peers found them guilty of the savage murders.  They received a sentence of life in prison without parole.
  52. 1996 Sunday: In Super Bowl XXX, the Dallas Cowboys beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17 in Tempe, Arizona.
  53. 1997 Tuesday: Clive Davis received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  54. 1999 Thursday: Ford Motor Company announced the purchase of Sweden’s Volvo AB for $6.45 billion.
  55. 2001 Sunday: In Super Bowl XXXV, the Baltimore Ravens beat the New York Giants 34-7.
  56. 2003 Tuesday: In his state of the union address, President George W. Bush stated that Iraqi president Saddam Hussein had tried to acquire ‘significant quantities of uranium from Africa,’ a claim substantiated only by forged documents.
  57. 2005 Friday: In Westminster, London, England, Jim Capaldi, drummer of the British rock group, Traffic[vii], and a solo artist, too, lost his battle with stomach cancer on this date and passed away; he was 60.
  58. 2008 Monday: With the nation suffering financial and political troubles, President George W. Bush gives his final State of the Union Address.
  59. 2009 Wednesday: In Orange Park, Florida, Billy Powell—longtime keyboardist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[viii] (1972-1977 / 1979 / 1987-2009) dies from a suspected heart attack on this date; he was 56.
  60. 2011 Friday: Due to increased problems in Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak asks his government to resign.  Meanwhile, the government cuts off access to the Internet, cell phones, and imposes a curfew.
  61. 2012 Saturday: In Oakland, California, Occupy Wall Street trash turn violent, leading to a crackdown by police.  Law enforcement ends up arresting 300 of the frontrunners for what would become Antifa a year or two later.  Elsewhere, in Israel, Israeli police enter the Red Cross compound in Gaza and arrest several Palestinian leaders connected to the terror group, Hamas.
  62. 2013 Monday: According to Brainy History, “Hareetz,” Israel’s oldest daily newspaper, publishes a story in which Israel admits it has administered birth-control injections to Ethiopian Jewish immigrants, without fully educating recipients of its effects.
  63. 2014 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate finalized a long-delayed farm bill designed to cut $19 billion in farm subsidies and reduce the $8 billion spent on food stamps over the next ten years.
  64. 2015 Wednesday: New anti-austerity Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras halts the public asset privatizations required under Greece’s bailout agreement with its foreign creditors; Standard & Poor’s has lowered its rating on Greek national debt from stable to negative.
  65. 2016 Thursday: In his hometown of San Francisco, California, Paul Kantner—founding member of both the Jefferson Airplane[ix] and the Jefferson Starship—dies from septic shock and organ failure on this date; beginning last year, he had suffered several heart attacks; he was 74.  Up in Beaverton, Oregon, fellow Jefferson Airplane alumni Signe Toly Anderson- the original female vocalist- died at 74, too, from the effects of COPD.
  66. 2016 Thursday A: Meanwhile, the World Health Organization announces a special committee to begin looking into the Zika virus outbreak.  Finally, the seventh GOP 2016 presidential debate occurs on this night, the last before voting commences in Iowa.  In attendance are candidates Marco Rubio, Dr. Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Rand Paul, John Kasich, Jeb Bush, and Ted Cruz.  This is the second debate hosted by Fox News Channel.  Donald Trump was supposed to attend but opted not to and went to a hosted function for veterans instead.  Of course, the other candidates ripped into him.  It made for good TV.
  67. 2017 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order 13769, an order prohibiting travelers coming in from seven Muslim predominant nations into the U.S. takes effect.  A judge will soon halt it.   Meanwhile, Iran- one of the countries on the banned list- says it will take reciprocal action against the United States.  After what they’ve done to us, who the f**k would want to go there.  
  68. 2018 Sunday: In the NFL Pro Bowl held in Orlando, Florida, the AFC rallies under the leadership of quarterback Derek Carr and tight end Delanie Walker to beat the NFC by a final score of 24-23.  Elsewhere, Russian police arrest anti-Putin critic Alexei Navalny at a protest in Moscow.  Police raid the headquarters of his ‘unregistered political party,’ trashing it, claiming they were looking for ‘bombs.’
  69. 2019 Monday: As international screws tighten on Venezuela’s illegitimate government of Nicolas Maduro, the U.S. Department of Treasury announces new sanctions on the Venezuelan government-owned oil company, the PDVSA.  The hope is this will strangle the criminal government of its main source of income and foreign cash.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, now that the federal government has reopened, President Donald J. Trump accepts House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s invitation to give his State of the Union Address on February 5, 2019.
  70. 2019 Monday A: In Regensburg, Germany, Blue Cheer drummer Paul Whaley died at age 72 from heart failure on this date.  Following the departure of original drummer Eric Albronda from the lineup, Whaley came aboard and performed with the band for years.
  71. 2020 Tuesday: The third and final day of the defense of President Donald J. Trump at his impeachment trial occurs.  Beginning tomorrow, two days of questions from senate ‘jurors’ to counsels on both sides will begin.  Elsewhere, Chi-Com authorities report COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing with 1,291 in Hubei Province.   Comrade Xi Jinping informs his lackey in the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros that his country is confident it can beat this ‘devil virus’ (from the United States- you know they’re saying this crap).
  72. 2021 Thursday: DAY NINE OF THE BIDEN REGIME- after Rush Limbaugh says that Joe Biden is the ‘third term of Barack Obama,’ the 46th president- after signing his umpteenth executive order- admits as much.  He says he is reinstituting the Obama agenda and that it is what it is.  Next, CPAC- Conservative Political Action Committee- and the ACU- American Conservative Union slam Politico for trying to strip them of their financial backers.  Meanwhile, Bill O’Reilly tells Newsmax that the Democratic Party’s goal is to break capitalism for good.   Elsewhere, RNC Chairperson Ronna McDaniel says that the GOP is going to remain NEUTRAL in 2024 GOP primary battles.  Of course, Dems say this is going to anger Donald Trump.  Sure.  Uh huh.  They MUST remain neutral; McDaniel cannot behave as Donna Brazile did in 2016 when she favored Hillary Rodham Clinton over Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley.
  73. 2021 Thursday A:  In COVID-19 news, the widow of Larry King says her husband did not succumb to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Next, states are lifting their coronavirus restrictions gradually due to the new variant from South Africa showing up in North Carolina with two cases.   Meanwhile, Virginia U.S. Mark Warner, Democrat, is observing COVID-19 quarantine protocols after being exposed to the disease.  Elsewhere, New York state Attorney General Leticia James is blasting Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo over covering up the number of deaths that occurred in the Empire State’s nursing homes, places where he sent COVID-19-infected patients to recuperate.  She says the governor had approximately 50-percent of the deaths while all the while blaming the federal government and doing chest-thumping by authoring a book that made him out to be a hero.  Bon voyage, Governor “Killer” Cuomo.
  74. 2021 Thursday B: A recent poll says that a majority of Americans support first trimester abortion which begs the question as to WHY the Pro-Death movement demands abortions up to delivery and immediately after?  Answer: they profit off the sale of fetal body parts.  Evil.   Meanwhile, a McLaughlin poll says that Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney, Republican, has just 13-percent support for her to seek another term and a 62-percent disapproval rate.  Due to her voting to impeach Donald Trump a second time, GOP support for the out-of-touch congresswoman and GOP House leader has hit rock bottom.  Speaking of which, Florida GOP Congressman Matt Gaetz is going to host a massive Trump rally in the Equality State which is going to further strip her of any hope of re-election.   Elsewhere, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy- who is visiting with Donald Trump in Florida today- has begged his caucus to stop with the infighting.  Kevin, you need to wake up and slap your left-leaning RINO goobers back into line.  Do what Mitch does, moisten your finger, and hold it up high enough to feel which way the wind is blowing.
  75. 2021 Thursday C: President Joe Biden’s promised illegal alien family reunification task force has hit some hurdles and is temporarily delayed.  Next, we are told the Biden administration is following Trump’s lead in staying tough on communist China’s global expansionism plans.  You and Barack could have stopped the militarization of the South China Sea back in your second term and yet, you failed to do this.  Why?   Moving on, Joe Biden signs yet another executive order ending all new fracking permits on public lands which is going to kill thousands more jobs.  Speaking of the elimination of American jobs, Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy says ‘we’re not asking the American people for sacrifices with job losses, it’s just we must save the planet from its crisis.  Thus, millions of jobs- high-paying jobs, no less- are being stripped away in order to keep the American people dependent upon government for their sustenance.
  76. 2021 Thursday D: Speaking of lost jobs, although down from jobless claims of 914,000 the week before, first-time jobless claims are still high at 847,000.  Economists are celebrating that it’s less than last week but folks, as Joe Biden continues rampaging through his executive orders, millions more will be seeking unemployment in the subsequent weeks.  Meanwhile, 4th quarter GDP shows an annual rate of around 4-percent.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, following the ‘little guys’ showing up the BIG GUYS on the stock market what with billions going to virtual day traders who bet big on AMC, GameStop, and Blackberry, TD Ameritrade, Schwab, and Robin Hood have banned any additional trades from the ‘little guys.’  Is that the “American Way?”  WTF? 
  77. 2021 Thursday E: Russia reports that Alexei Navalny will remain in a Russian jail until his upcoming trial occurs.   Meanwhile, a Pakistani court orders the killer of journalist Daniel Pearl freed from prison.  Elsewhere, Reuters reports that Proud Boys leader Henry “Enrique” Tarrio has been a high-level FBI informant.  There goes his life.   Next, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says ‘Joe Biden’s immigration policies are causing ‘real problems’ for the country.  Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott wants to know from President Biden exactly what those policies are, how they will be enforced, and any potential damage. 
  78. 2021 Thursday F: It appears the FBI- now under the control of Joe Biden- is going after conservative citizen pundits and journalists.  Yesterday, Douglass Mackey of Florida was arrested by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for being little more than an alleged ‘Twitter troll.’  This is crazy.  What’s even crazier is that he was arrested for memes he made in 2016 so four years later- and with a change in the White House- the FBI has gone out and arrested him.  Why?  Meanwhile, in other craziness, the San Francisco school system is spending between $400,000-to-$1,000,000 to rename 44 public schools because of them being named for American presidents and historical figures all of whom have fallen into disfavor in the modern-day Cancel Culture.  Would the money not be better spent getting young people back to school rather than through stupid attempts at indoctrinating a vulnerable population? 
  79. 2021 Thursday G: Here are today’s stats for the Wuhan Flu, planet first: 101,211,750 confirmed cases, +627,195, 2,183,269, confirmed deaths, +16,870, and 55,917,570 confirmed recoveries, +318,463.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 25,941,957 confirmed cases, up 172,233 from yesterday’s reporting, 435,432 confirmed deaths, UP 4,110, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as yesterday’s.  NOTE- in the White House NINE DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.
  80. 2021 Thursday H: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,252,716 confirmed cases, 38,961 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,903 confirmed cases, 404 confirmed deaths (not updated in a week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 309,604 confirmed cases, 4,294 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- Guam: currently, they have 8,537 confirmed cases, 130 confirmed deaths, and 6,707 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 621,590 confirmed cases, 4,605 confirmed deaths, and 545,342 confirmed recoveries.  
  81. 2021 Thursday I:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,603.36, UP 300.19 points (+0.99%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,337.16, UP 66.56 points (+0.50%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,787.38, UP 36.61 points (+0.98%).  The price of GOLD is $1,841.80 per troy oz., +3.90 (+0.21%) while the price of SILVER is $26.60 per troy ounce, +0.678 (+2.62%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,080.20 per troy oz, +7.80 (+0.73%) while the price of COPPER is $3.57 per pound, -0.0035 (-0.10%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,310.50 per troy oz, -14.50 (-0.62%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.09 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.48%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.21.  Next, $1.00 U.S. = 0.000030 Bitcoin (BTC).
  82. 2021 Thursday J: The Department of Homeland Security continues warning of DOMESTIC TERRORISM which tells us they know something is coming around February 08 because they or their superiors in the Biden administration already have their agent provocateurs ready to go in new FALSE FLAG operations with which to crackdown on the American people even more.   The American people MUST BE VIGILANT for what the administration is going to loose on us.  Meanwhile, President Biden signs another executive order giving the Chi-Coms greater access to the U.S. electric grid.  NOT GOOD.  Next, as the COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus bill continues hitting roadblocks, President Biden is calling Republican senators to get them on his side.  WHY?  He’s adding $4 trillion in additional debt to what we already have.  Where’s the money originating?  Communist China?  You better believe it.  Elsewhere, the Pentagon is evaluating FEMA’s request for military aid in increasing the rollout of Chi-Vi vaccines. 
  83. 2021 Thursday K: A few days after announcing her bid for the governorship of Arkansas, Sarah Huckabee Sanders has raised $1 million.   That’s what happens when Donald Trump endorses you.  Next, after meeting with Mr. Trump in Florida, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says the former president is onboard with retaking the House in 2022.  Speaking of Mr. Trump, a recent McLaughlin poll says that ‘canceling Trump’ is backfiring on those trying to enact it.  Elsewhere, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and her chosen girl, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are fearful of their fellow House members.  Mumbles is seeking security funds so Democrats will feel ‘protected.’  What a bunch of losers.  False flag after false flag after false flag.   Meanwhile, in Wyoming at a huge pro-Trump rally, Florida Congresswoman Matt Gaetz rips into fellow Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney.
  84. 2021 Thursday L: UN Secretary General Guterres calls for a “U.S.-People’s Republic of China reset.”   Meanwhile, as President Joe Biden continues scribbling executive orders, one of the ones today overturns the Mexico City Policy forbidding U.S. taxpayer dollars funding FOREIGN BABY CHOP SHOPS.  And this man claims to be a Catholic!  There was a time when popes excommunicated kings, where the hell is Pope Francis?   Next, the White House and Dems nix the GOP idea to break down the COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus Bill.  Sad.   Elsewhere, Senator Martha Blackburn, R-TN, accuses Joe Biden’s EPA nominee Michael Regan of having committed crimes.   Finally, Rush Limbaugh says the ‘GameStop issue is proof of everything being rigged for the elites in America.’
  85. 2021 Thursday M: Senator Dick Durbin, D-IL, throws ‘icy water’ on fellow Democratic Senator Tim Kaine’s idea of seeking censure for former President Donald J. Trump rather than moving ahead with a bogus second impeachment.   Elsewhere, a federal judge refuses bail for a so-called ‘QAnon shaman,’ aka ‘the horned guy’ (Jake Angeli) who sat in Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on January 6, 2021, during the Antifa-led Capitol Hill Riots.  Meanwhile, tomorrow is the March for Live- Virtual- in troop-infested Washington, D.C.  Speaking of the U.S. Military (whom we love), the Pentagon says the Taliban is not living up to their promises in the Afghan peace process which means the U.S. will be in that war torn country for at least another four years.  Incredibly sad.  Finally, BIG OIL is seeking an alliance with Biofuels bigwigs as a means of preventing the Biden administration crushing them for good.
  86. 2021 Thursday N: As chef-author Bea O’Malley wrote in three posts between January 15-to-January 17, 2021, a couple of weeks ago, with the feeble Joe Biden administration in office, the Chi-Coms are upping the number of incursions into Taiwanese airspace because Beijing knows ‘Chi-Com Joe’ won’t come to the aid of Taipei.  The Biden administration claims they will defend Japan’s outer islands, but we suspect that is a load of hooey, too.  Everyone in Asia- you are on your own.  Yes, times have changed without Trump in office.  Likewise, we expect Russia and Iran to start causing trouble in their neck of the woods soon.
  87. 2022 Friday: Stay tuned…


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The next album delivered by Fairport Convention was a ‘blast from the past,’ culled by an archivist: “Cropredy ‘08” (March 22, 2009), an album of live music from the band’s Cropredy 2008 show.  The lineup features the ongoing quintet of Ric Sanders (violins), Dave Pegg (acoustic and electric basses, and tenor mandola), Simon Nichol (guitars and vocals), Gerry Conway (drums), and Chris Leslie (mandolins, fiddles, cellos, and flutes).  It is amazing- and extremely enjoyable- to envision each of these performances with your mind and ears.  We love it, we know you will love it, too, and you can find it at almost every site specializing in classic rock/folk rock music such as Amazon, Discogs, AllMusic, eBay, you name it, it’s available.  We hope you do check it out as we believe you will love this band as much as we do.  Enjoy.

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Thursday, January 28, 2021, Today in History Blog Post:   

Thursday, January 28, 2021, Today in History:  

We feel compelled to share with our new readers that we are an OPINION SITE and not a NEWS SITE although we do report the news.  If anything, we are big history buffs which is why we have been going strong since early 2009…

Friday, January 28, 2022:


[i] We began promoting the music of the world-famous Chambers Brothers beginning on Thursday, 10-April-2014 through Saturday, 19-April-2014.  This presentation occurred at the original blog and if it ever reopens, please seek this fabulous band out and consider adding it to your collection.

[ii] Not sure as to when we will promote the music of the legendary British band, the Pretty Things, but when we do, you will love them so remain vigilant for the day we do.

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

[iv] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Soft Machine but we hope to do so sometime within the next 10-12 years.

[v] When the time will be right for the presentation of Elvis Presley is unknown but if we are still going strong in the 2030s, we expect to do so.  Please, stay tuned.

[vi] 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.

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

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

[ix] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane, the Jefferson Starship, Starship, and of the various bands’ members beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  Please look for them and enjoy.