212. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2022

1942 Friday: SS troops at Minsk, Belorussia, gas 1,000 Jews. Decades later, Palestinian-lovers and leftwing liberals would denigrate the Holocaust as being a mythical event but the evidence is both ponderous and factual. Meanwhile, German U-Boats sink 96 Allied ships during the month for a total of 476,000 tons.

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212. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2022:

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President Andrew Johnson; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Owen Josephus Roberts and Anthony Kennedy; U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly; Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke; U.S. Treasury Secretary John G. Carlisle; Apollo 15, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Hugh McDowell, R.E.M. featuring Bill Berry, and the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger and Keith Richard:

  1. 30 BC: Following the Battle of Actium, Octavian- Julius Caesar’s great nephew regroups while Mark Anthony finds himself with a massive desertion of his troops.  Once Octavian reorganizes, he drives deeper into Egypt searching for Caesar’s illegitimate son with Cleopatra, her, too, as well as Anthony.  Things would not end well for any of the three.  
  2. 432 Saturday: St. Sixtus III begins his reign as the 44th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pontiff until August 18, 440.
  3. 768 Wednesday: Philip begins and ends his reign as the 93.1st Roman Catholic Antipope.  This took place because those who gave him his position were guilty of simony, which forced him to withdraw him from papacy.
  4. 1009 Monday: The reign of the 142nd Roman Catholic Pope Sergius IV begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until May 12, 1012.
  5. 1498 Sunday: On his third voyage to the Western Hemisphere, Christopher Columbus arrived at the island of Trinidad.
  6. 1556 Tuesday: St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, aka “the Jesuits,” died in Rome.
  7. 1620 Friday: The Pilgrim Fathers depart through England on the way the way to North America.
  8. 1715 Wednesday: A fleet of Spanish ships carrying gold, silver, and rare jewels sank during a hurricane off the east Florida coast; of some 2,500 crew members aboard, approximately 1,000 lost their lives.
  9. 1718 Sunday: At the Battle of Cape Pesaro, the English fleet destroys the Spanish fleet.
  10. 1751 Saturday: A massive fire destroys 1,000 homes in Stockholm, Sweden.
  11. 1777 Thursday: The Marquis de Lafayette, a 19-year-old French nobleman, received a commission as a major general in the American Continental Army.
  12. 1790 Saturday: The first U.S. patent went to Samuel Hopkins for his process of making potash and pearl ashes; we use the substances in fertilizers.
  13. 1792 Tuesday: Builders lay the cornerstone for the first government building in the United States, the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia.
  14. 1809 Monday: The first working railroad track in America begins today, a wooden track for horse-drawn wagon-cars, again in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  15. 1849 Tuesday: Benjamin Chambers patents the breech-loading cannon.   
  16. 1875 Saturday: The 17th President of the United States, Andrew Johnson, died in Elizabethton, Tennessee, at age 66.  Johnson assumed office upon President Abraham Lincoln’s death and became president on April 15, 1865, and served until March 04, 1869.
  17. 1910 Sunday: The former 41st U.S. Treasury Secretary John G. Carlisle died at age 75 in New York City, N.Y.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to March 05, 1897.
  18. 1914 Friday: Germany’s Kaiser Wilhelm II threatens ‘war’ if the Russian army does not immediately begin mobilizing; the nation did this to protect German ally, Austro-Hungary in its attack on Russian ally, Serbia.
  19. 1917 Tuesday: On the Western Front, the Third Battle of Ypres gets underway.  More than half-a-million British casualties would occur as General Haig continued sending his men into the German meatgrinder.  Interlacing machine gun positions, coordinated artillery attacks, and determined resolution condemned the deaths of countless British soldiers, men promised that it would be a cakewalk.
  20. 1919 Thursday: The republic’s National Assembly adopted Germany’s Weimar Constitution.
  21. 1922 Monday: In Minnesota, 18-year-old Ralph Samuelson rides the world’s first set of water skis.  Meanwhile, a general strike protesting violence committed by Mussolini’s Fascist movement breaks out.  It would not last long.
  22. 1928 Tuesday: MGM’s Leo the Lion roared for the first time.  MGM introduced him in their first talking picture, “White Shadows on the South Seas.”
  23. 1930 Thursday: The radio character, “The Shadow” made his debut as narrator of the “Detective Story Hour” on CBS Radio.
  24. 1932 Sunday: Enzo Ferrari retired from racing on this date.  However, in 1950, he launched a series of cars under his name.
  25. 1933 Monday: The radio series “Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy,” made its debut on CBS radio station WBBM in Chicago, Illinois.
  26. 1936 Friday: Tokyo, Japan, wins the Summer Olympics for 1940; however, due to World War II and Japan’s part in it, the International Olympic Committee cancels their victories which angered a country that already felt slighted by Europeans following World War I- the Allies denied their Asian ally their share of the spoils other than the German colonies they acquired in China and in the Pacific.
  27. 1940 Wednesday: Reich Commissar Arthur Seyss-Inquart orders the elimination of all homosexuals within the Reich and in the newly conquered territories.  Meanwhile, Great Britain and her allies sink 38 U-Boats (196,000 tons) for the month of July.  The Brits are also winning in fighter aircraft production, outpacing their German counterparts.
  28. 1941 Thursday: German U-Boats sink 21 Allied ships this month for 96,000 tons.   On the Eastern Front, all is going well for the Axis forces as Army Group North begins arriving on the outskirts of Leningrad.  From the south, German armored forces are rolling north while on the northern side, Finnish troops under the command of Field Marshall Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim plow forward.  The Finns have much for which to pay back the Russians following the Winter War of 1939.  The Soviets are unable to stop them.
  29. 1942 Friday: SS troops at Minsk, Belorussia, gas 1,000 Jews.  Decades later, Palestinian-lovers and leftwing liberals would denigrate the Holocaust as being a mythical event, but the evidence is both ponderous and factual.  Meanwhile, German U-Boats sink 96 Allied ships during the month for a total of 476,000 tons.
  30. 1944 Monday: The Red Army continues steamrolling the Baltic States in pursuit of the retreating German forces.  They ‘liberate’ the capital of Lithuania, Kaunas, on this date.  The Lithuanian people don’t consider it much of a ‘liberation’ but a return to the harsh Soviet communism of the past.
  31. 1945 Tuesday: Pierre Laval, premier of the pro-Nazi Vichy government surrendered to U.S. authorities in Austria; he was turned over to France which later tried the man and then executed him.  Elsewhere, the 74th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts left the high court on this date.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover nominated Roberts to fill Associate Justice Edward Sanford’s seat, another Republican.  He served from May 20, 1930, until today.
  32. 1948 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman helped dedicate New York International Airport (later John F. Kennedy International Airport) at Idlewild Field.
  33. 1953 Friday: Senator Robert A. Taft of Ohio, known as “Mr. Republican,” died in New York at age 63.  Elsewhere, future cellist with the British rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[i] 1972-1979—Hugh McDowell—is born in Hampstead, London, England, on this date.
  34. 1954 Saturday: Pakistan’s K2 was conquered as two members of an Italian expedition, Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli, reached the summit.
  35. 1955 Sunday: At age 17, Marilyn Bell of Toronto became the youngest person to swim the English Channel. 
  36. 1957 Wednesday: The Distant Early Warning Line, a system of radar stations designed to detect Soviet bombers approaching North America, went into operation on this date.
  37. 1958 Thursday: Future drummer with the American rock band, R.E.M. [ii] 1980-1997, Bill Berry, is born in Duluth, Minnesota, on this date.  He would have to leave the band following a brain aneurysm blowout on stage during a concert.
  38. 1959 Friday: The Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) came into being on this date.  We know the group as an armed Basque nationalist and separatist organization.
  39. 1960 Sunday: Founder of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad, calls for a ‘black state.’[iii].   (Note- wasn’t the nation of Liberia created to be the first ‘black state?’).  The sad thing is, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wanted the American people to be integrated, intermixed, and one harmonious people.  That was his dream so anything contrary to that dream is nothing more than bullshit and what’s even worse, six decades later America-haters would be trying to tear it all asunder.
  40. 1961 Monday: Israel welcomes its 1,000,000-immigrant arrival on this date.  Elsewhere, the first tie in an All-Star Game major league baseball history took place when officials stopped the game in the 9th inning due to rain at Boston’s Fenway Park.  Meanwhile, IBM introduced its first Selectric typewriter on this date with its distinctive “typeball.”
  41. 1964 Friday: The American space probe Ranger 7 transmitted pictures of the moon’s surface.
  42. 1967 Monday: Imprisoned for drugs, Rolling Stones[iv] Mick Jagger, and Keith Richard exit prison at the end of their one-month sentences.
  43. 1970 Friday: After 14 years, “The Huntley-Brinkley Report” ended as Chet Huntley signed off for the final time; the producers at NBC renamed the show, “The NBC Nightly News.”
  44. 1971 Saturday: Apollo 15 crewmembers David Scott and James Irwin became the first astronauts to use a lunar rover on the surface of the moon.
  45. 1972 Monday: Democratic vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton withdrew from the ticket with George McGovern following disclosures that Eagleton once had undergone psychiatric treatment.
  46. 1973 Tuesday: Delta Air Lines Flight 723, a DC-9, crashed while trying to land at Boston’s Logan International Airport, which killed all 89 people aboard.  
  47. 1981 Friday: The seven-week baseball players’ strike ended when the players and owners agreed on the issue of free agent compensation.
  48. 1987 Friday: In a battle between Iranian pilgrims to Mecca against Saudi Arabian troops, 402 die in the melee prompting the Saudis to clamp down on the Iranian scum.
  49. 1989 Monday: A pro- Iranian group in Lebanon released a videotape reportedly showing the hanged body of American hostage William R. Higgins.  Elsewhere, the Game Boy handheld video game device hit store shelves in the U.S.
  50. 1990 Tuesday: Bosnia-Herzegovina declares its independence from Yugoslavia.
  51. 1991 Wednesday: President George H.W. Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev singed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
  52. 1992 Friday: At Government House Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer Pinklon Thomas improves his pro record to 33-6-1 with a KO of his opponent, Terry Miller in Round 2 of a scheduled 10-round bout.
  53. 1995 Monday: The Walt Disney Company agreed to acquire Capital Cities/ABC in a $19 billion deal.
  54. 1997 Thursday: The Oakland Athletics trade slugger Mark McGuire to the St. Louis Cardinals for a sizable sum.
  55. 1999 Saturday: The spacecraft Lunar Prospect crashed into the moon.  Its mission was to detect frozen water on the moon’s surface.  NASA launched the craft on January 06, 1998.
  56. 2002 Wednesday: A bomb exploded inside a cafeteria at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, killing nine people, including five Americans.
  57. 2008 Thursday: Scientists reported the Phoenix spacecraft had confirmed the presence of frozen water in Martian soil.
  58. 2009 Friday: The space shuttle Endeavour and its seven astronauts returned to Earth, completing a long but successful construction job that boosted the size and power of the International Space Station.
  59. 2013 Wednesday: The super PAC, “Ready for Hillary,”[v] raises over $1,000,000 since its inception earlier in the year; most of the money comes from mega-donors for President Barack Obama.
  60. 2014 Thursday: President Obama authorizes the use of airstrikes against ISIS trash in Syria as well as in Iraq should they threaten any American military personnel as well as for cargo planes to deliver food to border areas between Syria, Iraq, and Turkey.  Meanwhile, the death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa.
  61. 2015 Friday: After killing the beloved lion, Cecil, the Zimbabwean authorities demand that the United States extradite American dentist, Walter James Palmer.  Zimbabwe says the dentist lured the lion from a game preserve so he could shoot it on a safari. 
  62. 2016 Sunday: Yuriko Koike becomes the first woman elected by the citizens of Tokyo to be its mayor.  
  63. 2017 Monday: After less than two weeks, foul-mouth Anthony Scaramucci, aka the Mooch- is forced out of his position as communications director for Donald Trump’s White House.  The next to get the boot is the wily 5th U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.  This loser first became secretary on January 20, 2017 and served under President Donald J. Trump from then until today.  His replacement, the 5.5th Acting U.S. Secretary of the DHS Elaine Duke assumed office.  She would serve until December 06, 2017.
  64. 2018 Tuesday: The 104th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, nominated by President Ronald Reagan to replace 99th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr., finished his final day on the court and went into retirement.  He took his seat on the nation’s high court on February 18-1988 and left little more than 30 years later.  Long beloved by liberal Americans as the crucial swing vote on numerous cases, they shed tears as he left the court, fearing it would become much more conservative.  Little did they know they would not have to worry about that. [vi] Meanwhile, Facebook announces a major moment of virtue-signaling as it announces it ‘removed Russian-linked accounts that are attempting to interfere in the November 2018 Elections.’[vii] 
  65. 2019 Wednesday: U.S. officials announce a major coup with the news of an airstrike in Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza bin Laden, and a potential successor.  Good, keep on killing these worthless jihadist scumbags.  Meanwhile, after more than 700,000 people sing a petition demanding the Russian government do something about the out-of-control wildfires destroying Siberia (7.4 million acres burned), Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops to aid the locals in fighting the conflagration devouring his country.  ‘Bout time you did something besides interfering in U.S. elections there, Vlad.  
  66. 2020 Friday: Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues causing problems for the citizens of California as on Friday, he pardoned five people who had already served time and commuted the sentences of another 21 state prison inmates including more than a dozen convicted of murder some of whose victims included young children and pregnant women.  He did this, or so he says, because of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  What a worthless POS.    One of these scumbags released was a 64-year-old murderer Richard Flowers who, at age 38, murdered an elderly Tulare, California, woman in her home and stole her jewelry.  He received a sentence of life without parole and when a potential parole hearing came up under the previous Governor Jerry Brown, Brown would not free him. [viii]
  67. 2020 Friday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 17,321,394 confirmed cases, UP by 212,059 cases, 673,822 confirmed deaths, UP by 50,021 deaths, and 10,155,026 confirmed recoveries, UP by 154,288 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,625,180 confirmed cases, UP by 62,570 new cases, 155,246 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,201 new deaths, and 2,262,974 confirmed recoveries, UP by 38,679 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).
  68. 2020 Friday B: 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: 493,588 confirmed cases, UP 8,086 cases, 9,005 confirmed deaths, UP by 96, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,989 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,226 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 55,803 confirmed cases, 1,564 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  69. 2020 Friday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,428.32, UP 114.67 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,745.27, UP 157.46 points (+1.49%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,271.12, UP 24.90 points (+0.77%).  The price of GOLD is $1,973.30 per troy oz., +10.50 (+0.53%) while the price of SILVER is $24.63 per troy ounce, +0.414 (+1.71%).  The price of PLATINUM is $919.70 per troy oz, +0.80 (+0.09) while the price of COPPER is $2.86 per pound, -0.0085 (-0.30%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.43 per barrel, +0.16 (+0.40%).  Currently, one dollar U.S. = 6.97 yuan.  Meanwhile, the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped from 13.3-percent in June to 11.1-percent in July.
  70. 2020 Friday D: Rasmussen polling has President Donald J. Trump’s approval rate for job performance at 50-percent.  Meanwhile, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, age 87, left the hospital today following a revisal of a bile duct stint.  God bless you, madam, please get well soon.  Finally, speculation alights on Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, as the potential VP pick of Joe Biden.  In order for Ms. Harris to get her senatorial gig, she had an affair with former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown so if she gets the VP nod, with whom did she trade (allegedly) trade favors to get the number two spot on the ballot?
  71. 2021 Saturday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 198,497,926 confirmed cases, +525,446, 4,232,079 confirmed deaths, +8,931 and 179,252,925 confirmed recoveries, +368,306.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,743,144 confirmed cases, UP 65,394 from yesterday’s reporting, 629,310 confirmed deaths, UP 380, [ix] and 29,666,084 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,303.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  72. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,868 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 93,210 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  73. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,961,638 confirmed cases, 64,423 confirmed deaths, and 2,100,715 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,636,066 confirmed cases, 39,079 confirmed deaths, and 2,089,018 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,925 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 474,835 confirmed cases, 6,168 confirmed deaths, and 230,729 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Wisconsin: they have 687,197 confirmed cases, 8,290 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xi]    
  74. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 874,018 confirmed cases, 6,473 confirmed deaths, and 849,081 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Iceland, 165th country on the list: 7,959 cases of the virus, 30 confirmed deaths and 6,716 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  75. 2021 Saturday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,935.47, DOWN 149.06 points (-0.42%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,672.68, DOWN 105.59 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,395.26, DOWN 23.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.81 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.55 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,045.90 per troy oz, -2.50 (-0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, 0.00 (-0.04%).[xiii] The price of PALLADIUM is $2,660.50 per troy oz, +14.52 (+0.55%). [xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., +22,500.00 (+2.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,597.75 per troy oz., +2.25 (+0.09%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Indian Rupee, one greenback equals 74.34 and in Indonesian Rupiah, a buck equal 14,460.00 and in Iranian Rial, one dollar equals 42,000.00 of theirs. [xvi]        
  76. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.367 per gallon, $2.972 in Florida, $4.092 in Hawaii, and $3.850 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Kentucky: $2.919.  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- Curacao: $4.693 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,587,535,043,912 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  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 Philippines, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Arab Emirates with $32 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.
  77.  2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 130 for the gibbering jackal of a ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s ‘Booty Call Mattress,’ aka the squealing swamp hog of the Everglades, aka the yowling midnight lemur to be in charge of the southern border and to have done little to nothing about it.  It’s also her 36th day since her one and only visit to the border and again to have done nothing about it.  Okay, One American News always presents the costs of illegal immigration for the American People.  First, here is the cost for just this day of caring for the illegals pouring across the southern border: $635,102,752.  Absolutely shocking.  Horrible we know.  Next, here is the cost for this year: $231,328,045,120.  Imagine all this money going to care for ILLEGAL ALIENS!  Next, here are the numbers estimated to have crossed into the United States just this year: 2,376,624.  Finally, here are the CONSERVATIVE estimates as to how many illegal aliens are roaming the land: 36,376,662.  (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).  We tend to disagree with the final number as we said as far back as 2009 that the numbers then were between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number to be closer to 75-100 million which means we have an army of storm troopers the Democrats can deploy against the rest of us (which is why ammunition is flying off the shelves right now).
  78. 2021 Saturday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– Rep. Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, has written a letter to House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, urging her NOT to include mass amnesty for tens of millions of illegal aliens lurking within the country.  She won’t listen.  
  79. 2021 Saturday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The Biden regime is threatening a new round of lockdowns and restrictions if more Americans don’t rush out and get vaccinated against the Chi-Vi.   Last week, there was mention of the NEW Lambda variant out of Peru being worse than the Delta variant and then within a day, all talk of the Lambda variant (SARS-CoV-2) vanished out of the window, and it was back to pounding the Delta drums.   Amazing how the libs continue guiding all talk on the Chi-Vi and how everyone must rush out and get vaccinated.  Funny that there are more infections among VACCINATED Americans than among unvaccinated.  Something ain’t right here, folks.   Add to that the fact that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says that mRNA vaccines for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu could be approved for widespread use by next month.  Pushing, pushing, pushing!
  80. 2021 Saturday I: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3582 what with a $12 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 16, 18, 30, 32, 38, and Mega 05.  Out of 97,148 winning tickets, the highest winners were 12 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,413 apiece.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #868 with a jackpot of $199 million up for grabs: 01, 21, 22, 34, 47, and Powerball 04.  Out of 83,515 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $44,999.
  81. 2022 Sunday: IF things do not change over the next two election cycles, we may need to become friendly with the Chi-Coms.  I remember when the country was committed to being the best whereas now, we are ripping ourselves apart, thanks in large part to Chi-Com, Russian, Iranian, and other of our enemies’ machinations.  Race is the Achilles heel of the United States and if our enemies continue noodling away at the seams, at some point, the nation is going to explode.  Add to that the fact that we cannot trust our elected leaders who all seem to be in the pay of Beijing and one can see the old maxim is true: the capitalists will sell the communists the rope with which the communists hang the capitalists.  Personally, I think it’s too late and my family and I are considering relocating to Ireland as a safe haven from the looming storm.  What is the point in remaining in country that is ripping itself to shreds?  Let me know what you all think.  Thanks- Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0908 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Central Coast.”  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, giclees, 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:

After the Beach Boys went through starts and fits back in the 1960s over Brian Wilson’s “Smile” project, an abbreviated form “Smiley Smile” hit record store shelves on September 16, 1967 (see Monday, May 23, 2022) and since it was nowhere near the project envisioned by composer Brian Wilson, it was considered a flop.  Well, years later, Brian Wilson said, “Screw it,” and relaunched the entire project with a series of live performances and a live album culled from the performance.  “Brian Wilson Presents Smile” came out on September 28, 2004, and is a mind-blowing, joyous project to behold.  NO ONE in his, her, or its right mind questions the fact that Brian Wilson is not an innovative, musical genius, certainly not anyone with sufficient gray matter, that’s for sure.  We hope you will seek this album out and that you will add it to your growing collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-recommended music- we think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We plan on promoting the music of the Move, Electric Light Orchestra, Wizzard, Roy Wood, and Jeff Lynne after we wrap up Supertramp.  Stay with us.

[ii] We definitely look forward to doing the music of R.E.M. at some point in the next five years.

[iii] Let’s give him Puerto Rico. 

[iv] 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.

[v] Hillary was raising money for a long, long time.  Too bad she wasn’t a better candidate and too bad Barack Hussein Obama didn’t do a better job of helping her.

[vi] Both of President Donald J. Trump’s two court picks Neil Gorsuch (#113) and Brett Kavanaugh (#114) have voted against the president who nominated them more often than they have not- just like Associate Justice Kennedy!  What is it about Republican picks?

[vii] Regarding the Russians and election interference, what the f**k else is new?  They have been doing this sort of crap since Josef Stalin was running the country.

[viii] (For more information on these felons, please see <https://www.politico.com/states/california/story/2020/03/27/newsom-grants-clemency-to-26-including-man-who-stabbed-elderly-woman-to-death-1269447>).

[ix] 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)

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

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

[xii] 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)

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

[xiv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

231. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2021

OOO. 2020 Wednesday A: Due to a spike in new Xi Jinping Bat Flu cases in just nine days, Notre Dame (150 new Wuhan Virus cases) announces the closure of its campus while the University of North Carolina, faced with 222 new cases, an upward tick of 17.2-percent, also announces it closure for the immediate future.

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President William “Bill” Jefferson Clinton; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William Strong and Tom C. Clark; U.S. Secretary of State Jeremiah S. Black; “All You Need is Love” by the Beatles, Blossom Toes featuring Brian Godding, Canned Heat featuring Larry “The Mole” Taylor, the Climax Blues Band featuring George Newsome, Cream featuring Ginger Baker, Deep Purple featuring Ian Gillan, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass featuring Pat Senatore, H.P. Lovecraft featuring Charles Ethan Kenning, “My Sharona” by the Knack, and Queen featuring John Deacon:

  1. 14 Tuesday: Caesar Augustus, Rome’s first emperor, died at age 76 after a reign lasting four decades; his stepson, the demented Tiberius succeeded him.
  2. 440 Sunday: St. Sixtus III ends his reign as the 44th Roman Catholic Pope of all Christendom.  Sixtus began serving on July 31, 432.
  3. 1399 Monday: King Richard II of England surrenders to his cousin, Henry.
  4. 1477 Sunday: Maximilian I, son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III weds Mary of Burgundy and acquires possessions in the Netherlands and France.
  5. 1561 Saturday: Mary Queen of Scots arrives in Leigh, Scotland, to assume the throne after 13 years of living in exile.
  6. 1587 Wednesday: Sigismund III becomes king of Poland.
  7. 1692 Tuesday: At Salem, Massachusetts, the authorities execute five women convicted of witchcraft charges.
  8. 1698 Tuesday: Russian Czar Peter the Great begins his reign.
  9. 1812 Wednesday: The USS Constitution defeated the British frigate HMS Guerriere off Nova Scotia during the War of 1812 earning the nickname, “Old Ironsides.”
  10. 1814 Friday: During the War of 1812, British forces landed at Benedict, Maryland, with the objective of capturing Washington, D.C., which they did and burnt to the ground.
  11. 1848 Saturday: The New York Herald reported the discovery of gold in California.
  12. 1856 Tuesday:  Gail Borden received a patent for his process of condensing milk by vacuum.
  13. 1893 Saturday: In York, Pennsylvania, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of State Jeremiah S. Black died.  The Democrat served under President James Buchanan from December 17, 1860, to March 05, 1861.
  14. 1895 Monday: The 40th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Strong, died on this date in Lake Minnewaska, NY.  President Ulysses S. Grant nominated the Democrat-turned- Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Robert Grier.  Strong served from 02-18-1870 to 12-14-1880.
  15. 1909 Thursday: The first car race upon which, the racing cars drove on a brick speedway took place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  The winner of the inaugural event was auto engineer Louis Schweitzer, who drove a Stoddard-Dayton touring car twice around the 2.5-mile track at an average speed of 57.4 mph.
  16. 1914 Wednesday: During World War I, the German High Seas Fleet begins the bombardment of the English coast.  Meanwhile, in Belgium, German troops execute 150 Belgian citizens by firing squad.
  17. 1917 Sunday: For breaking New York City’s blue laws, police arrested team managers, John McGraw and Christy Mathewson with their crime being that their teams were playing baseball on a Sunday.
  18. 1919 Tuesday: Afghanistan declares its independence from Great Britain.
  19. 1921 Friday: Ty Cobb is the fourth to get 3,000 hits in the Majors.
  20. 1929 Monday: The radio program, “Amos and Andy,” starring Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll, made its debut on NBC Radio on this date.
  21. 1934 Sunday: A plebiscite in Germany approved the vesting of sole executive power in Adolf Hitler; the numbers in favor of Hitler were 95.7-percent.
  22. 1935 Monday: Future bassist with the famed Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass,[i] Pat Senatore, is born in Newark, New Jersey, on this date.
  23. 1936 Wednesday: The first of a series of show trials orchestrated by Soviet leader Josef Stalin began in Moscow as sixteen defendants faced charges of conspiring against the government.  The court convicted all of the poor bastards and then executed them.
  24. 1939 Saturday: Future expert drummer well known for playing in the British band, Cream[ii], was born in Lewisham, England on this date.
  25. 1940 Monday: The new Civil Aeronautics Administration awarded honorary license #1 to Orville Wright.
  26. 1942 Wednesday: During World War II, about 6,000 Canadian and British soldiers launched a disastrous raid against the Germans at Dieppe, France, suffering more than 50 percent casualties.  Meanwhile, German troops under the command of General Friedrich Paulus begin the conquest of Stalingrad.  Little did the general know that his slow-moving envelopment of the city on the Volga River- city named for Soviet dictator Josef Stalin- would end in disaster in early 1942.
  27. 1943 Thursday: Future psychedelic rock guitarist with the rock band, H.P. Lovecraft[iii]—Charles Ethan Kenning—is born in Chicago on this date.
  28. 1944 Saturday: As things begin to collapse for the Nazi occupiers in France, the German general in charge of the city cedes parts of it to the French Resistance.
  29. 1945 Sunday: Future vocalist with the British rock band, Deep Purple[iv], Ian Gillan, was born on this date in Chiswick, London, England, as was future guitarist with Blossom Toe[v]s, Brian Godding- he was born in Monmouth, Monmouthshire, UK.
  30. 1946 Monday: Future 42nd president of the United States—William “Bill” Jefferson Clinton—is born in the United States in Hope, Arkansas, on this date.  He served from 1993-2001 and was a Democrat.
  31. 1947 Tuesday: Future drummer with the Climax Blues Band[vi], George Newsome, was born in England on this date.
  32. 1949 Friday: The 86th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom C. Clark assumed his position on the high court on this date.  President Harry S. Truman nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of fellow Democrat Associate Justice Frank Murphy.  Clark would serve from today until June 12, 1967.
  33. 1951 Sunday: The owner of the St. Louis Browns, Bill Veeck, sent in 3-foot-7 Eddie Gaedel to pinch-hit in a game against Detroit.  In his only major league-at-bat, Gaedel walked on four pitches and then his coach replaced him at first base with a pinch runner.  Elsewhere, future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, Queen[vii]—John Deacon—is born on this date in the town of Oadby, England.
  34. 1960 Friday: A tribunal in Moscow convicted American U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers of espionage.  Although sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment, the Soviets returned Powers to the United States in 1962 as part of a prisoner exchange.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union launched two dogs within a satellite into Earth’s orbit.
  35. 1962 Sunday: Homero Blancas shot a 55 at the Premier Invitational Golf Tournament held in Longview, Texas.  It was the lowest score in U.S. competitive golf history.
  36. 1964 Wednesday: The Beatles[viii] opened their first full-fledged U.S. tour as they performed at San Francisco’s Cow Palace.   
  37. 1965 Thursday: The trial of Auschwitz camp guards and officers ends with six life sentences.
  38. 1967 Saturday: “All You Need is Love[ix]” by the Beatles goes #1.  This was one of the great tunes of all time, one hopeful that love would conquer, and the world would be one.  By 1969, the dream vanished.
  39. 1974 Monday: During an anti-American protest in Nicosia, Cyprus, a bullet fatally wounded U.S. Ambassador Rodger P. Davies while he was inside the embassy.
  40. 1976 Thursday: At the Republican National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, President Gerald R. Ford wins the nomination.
  41. 1979 Sunday: “My Sharona” by the Knack[x] hits #1 and remains there for 42 days.
  42. 1980 Tuesday: Three-hundred-and-one people aboard a Saudi L-1011 died as the jetliner made a fiery emergency return to the Riyadh airport.
  43. 1981 Wednesday: Two U.S. Navy F-14 fighter aircraft shot down two Libyan SU-22s over the Gulf of Sidra.
  44. 1982 Thursday: Soviet Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the second woman to launch into space.
  45. 1984 Sunday: At the Republican National Convention in Houston, Texas, the delegates nominated Ronald Reagan for a second term as president of the United States.
  46. 1987 Wednesday: A gun collector ran through Hungerford, England, sixty miles west of London, killing sixteen people, including his mother, before turning the gun on himself.
  47. 1990 Sunday: Leonard Bernstein conducted what turned out to be the last concert of his career at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass., with the Boston Symphony Orchestra; the program ended with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.
  48. 1991 Monday: Soviet hardliners made the stunning announcement that they had removed President Mikhail S. Gorbachev from power; however, the coup attempt collapsed two days later.
  49. 1995 Saturday: Bruce Seldon scores a TKO over Joe Hipp in the 10th round to win the heavyweight boxing title of the world.
  50. 1998 Wednesday: The first piece of the 351-foot bronze statue of Christopher Columbus arrived at San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Surely, the citizens of the U.S. territory now demand that the people tear down his statue because—according to bigots—he was a ‘racist.’
  51. 1999 Thursday: In Belgrade, thousands of Serbs attended a rally to demand the resignation of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic.  Elsewhere, Lorne Michaels received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on this date.
  52. 2003 Tuesday: A suicide truck bomb struck U.N. headquarters in Baghdad, killing twenty-two, including the top U.N. envoy, Sergio Vieira de Mello.  A suicide bombing of a bus in Jerusalem killed twenty-two people.
  53. 2004 Thursday: Google Inc. stock began selling on the NASDAQ Stock Market.  The initial price was set at $85 and ended the day at $100.34 with more than twenty-two million shares traded.
  54. 2008 Tuesday: Tropical Storm Fay rolled ashore in Florida short of hurricane strength but mysteriously gained speed as it headed over land.  Elsewhere, heavily armed Muslim extremists in Afghanistan killed 10 French soldiers in a mountain ambush and then sent a squad of suicide bombers in a failed assault on a U.S. base near the Pakistani border.
  55. 2009 Wednesday: Army Lieutenant William Calley publicly apologizes for the massacre at My Lai during the Vietnam War.
  56. 2010 Thursday: The city of Jakarta, Indonesia, launches all-female train cars to cut down on sexual harassment.
  57. 2011 Friday: A team of divers discovers the wreck of a Swedish warship, possibly the Mars, the flagship of the fleet of King Erik XIV, which sank in the Baltic Sea in 1564.
  58. 2012 Sunday: In Talodi, Sudan, thirty-two people lose their lives in a plane mishap. 
  59. 2013 Monday: Thanks to the passage in New Zealand of the Marriage Equality Bill in April of the same year, the first same-sex marriages begin taking place.
  60. 2014 Tuesday: Google announces it plans to release a new paid-subscription music service that will feature YouTube musical videos; the new system will be different from the one it already has.  
  61. 2015 Wednesday: According to Brainy History, the U.S. Navy announces that it will allow women to undergo its intensive 6-month SEAL training; female candidates who pass the course will be able to serve on SEAL teams.
  62. 2016 Friday: U.S. Department of Justice under Attorney-General Loretta Lynch issues directives mandating the end of the federal government using private prisons for prisoners and illegal aliens.  Meanwhile, Director of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson visits Louisiana promising aid for victims of the massive flood.  Finally, candidate Donald Trump remarks that ‘unbelievably, he regrets some remarks.’
  63. 2017 Saturday: Following violent clashes between leftist mobs and White Supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, mourners honor Heather Heyer, a young woman killed when a car piloted by Nazi sympathizer James Alex Fields plowed through a crowd demanding Confederate States of America statues taken down.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump disbands an advisory council after some members quit over his misreported remarks concerning the Charlottesville incident.   
  64. 2018 Sunday: In a New York Times article, the author claims that one of Jeffrey Epstein’s many accusers- in this case, Asia Argento- assaulted a 17-year-old minor.  Say it ain’t so!  Meanwhile, in an interview between President Donald J. Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani and NBC’s Chuck Todd that ‘truth isn’t truth.’  
  65. 2019 Monday: The U.S. special envoy to Afghanistan in charge of the peace talks- Zalmay Khalilzad- says that in the wake of a major suicide bombing ISIS conducted at a wedding in Kabul that left at least sixty-three people dead, and hundreds injured, the peace negotiations must speed up in order that the country does not implode before concluded.   Elsewhere, candidate Bernie Sanders, seeking the 2020 Democratic Party’s presidential nomination unveils his criminal justice reform plan.  It will end privatized prisons, cash bail, funding for more public defenders, and a stop to civil assets forfeiture.  He also proposes a “Prisoner’s Bill of Rights.”  You go, you damn commie, you go!  Finally, famed lifelong bassist with the L.A.-based rock band, Canned Heat- Larry “The Mole” Taylor- died in Lake Balboa, California, at age 77 from terminal cancer.
  66. 2020 Wednesday:  In Grand Prairie, Texas, a downed power line lights up a major plastics manufacturer’s plant.  As the plastic burns, a cloud of toxic smoke roils upward as firefighters fight to put it out; authorities say the blaze could continue for days.  Next, TV ratings for Monday’s first night of the Democratic Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, are down 28-percent and on the Big Three Networks, ratings are down an astounding 40-percent.  Talk about a boring bitch-fest!  There is a growing anger among Americans watching this snooze-fest that the Democrats WON’T mention the mob violence and massive uptick in violent crime around the country, violence for which, they bear sole responsibility.
  67. 2020 Wednesday A:  Due to a spike in new Xi Jinping Bat Flu cases in just nine days, Notre Dame (150 new Wuhan Virus cases) announces the closure of its campus while the University of North Carolina, faced with 222 new cases, an upward tick of 17.2-percent, also announces it closure for the immediate future.   In Europe, Spain reports 3,700 new cases of the Kung Flu after keeping their country on lockdown for three months.  Seeing this number of new cases on the first day the country opened is astounding.  So much for doing business with the Chi-Coms.
  68. 2020 Wednesday B: Economic news for today is great: Target reports profits are up by an astounding 80-percent while Apple becomes the first U.S. company to hit a market cap of $2 trillion.  It took Apple 38 years to hit $1 trillion and then just 2 years to attain the astoundingly high number of $2 trillion.  And people thought Tim Cook, Apple CEO, lacked what it took to continue the work of Steve Jobs. 
  69. 2020 Wednesday C: Following U.S. tire manufacturer Goodyear Tires banning its employees from wearing MAGA hats, President Donald J. Trump sends out a Tweet urging people not to buy the company’s tires and other products.  Goodyear backtracks really quick and tries to clarify what it said.  It looks like employees can wear MAGA hats if they so choose.    Speaking of the Trump administration, Chief of Staff Mark Meadows echoes statements made by Dr. Tony Fauci and other medical professionals that ‘if it’s okay to protest in the streets, it’s okay to vote in person.’  We wholeheartedly agree with this view.   Finally, U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr reports more than 1,000 arrests in Operation Legend in which, the federal government partners with local law enforcement officers to take down violent scumbags.  Meanwhile, the dragnet is on for Marquise Love, a BLM supporter who stoved in the head of a passing motorist whose only crime is that he tried to come to the aid of a tranny in Portland, Oregon, whom thugs were beating and robbing on Sunday night in the 80th straight night of violent protests and riots.  Find this POS and beat his ass.
  70. 2020 Wednesday D:  Here is the lineup of NOTABLE speakers at the Democratic Convention in Milwaukee, WI, albeit, most of them virtual: (1) former first lady, senator, and secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton; (2) former President Barack Hussein Obama; (3) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; (4) Sen. Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren, D-MA; (5) former Rep. Gabby Giffords, D-AZ; (6) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-NM; (7) Gov. Tony Evers, D-WI; and Sen. Kamala Harris, VP nominee, D-CA.  It looks to be ‘another exciting night.’  Speaking of Democrats, former FBI attorney Kevin Clinesmith pleaded guilty in federal court today for tampering with evidence.  He is the first member of the communist Chinese-Democratic Party coup against Donald J. Trump.  Prison for you and loss of the right to practice law.  Stay tuned for more…
  71. 2020 Wednesday E: President Donald J. Trump has suspended or canceled three bilateral agreements with Hong Kong since the Chi-Coms on the mainland have reneged on the guarantees they made with the citizens of the former British Crown Colony.   Some of the agreements deal with tax exemptions from international shipping and extradition treaties, making the Beijing bullies angry yet again.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms and their criminality, here are today’s stats for the novel coronavirus they purposely sent around the planet:
  72. 2020 Wednesday F: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 22,218,441 confirmed cases, UP by 244,048 cases, 782,883 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,726 deaths, and 14,156,538 confirmed recoveries, UP by 222,006 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,605,858 confirmed cases, UP by 42,212 new cases, 174,963 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,250 new deaths, and 2,852,221 confirmed recoveries, UP by 35,753 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they will not- corrupt MF-ers).
  73. 2020 Wednesday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 638,831 confirmed cases, 11,523 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 5,349 confirmed cases, forty-one confirmed deaths, and 1,921 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 68,264 confirmed cases, 1,801 confirmed deaths, but like California, the palooka-faced governor, Jay Inslee, will not share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let us take a look at one more state, Colorado: 53,901 confirmed number of cases, 1,900 confirmed number of deaths, but like other Blue State locales, NO mention of recoveries in the mile-high state.
  74. 2020 Wednesday H: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,692.88, DOWN 85.19 points (-0.31%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,146.46, DOWN 64.38 points (-0.57%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,374.85, DOWN 14.93 points (-0.44%).  The price of GOLD is $1,943.70 per troy oz., -26.60 (-1.35%) while the price of SILVER is $26.96 per troy ounce, -0.38 (-1.39%).  The price of PLATINUM is $947.40 per troy oz, -8.90 (-0.93%) while the price of COPPER is $3.00 per pound, -0.0255 (-0.84%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $42.78 per barrel, -0.15 (-0.35%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.92 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros.
  75. 2021 Thursday: Let us pray today is a better day…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0562 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Autumn Creek.”  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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ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

Ian Anderson released yet another album in the vein of “Thick as a Brick” and “Thick as a Brick 2,” this one being “Homo Erraticus” which hit the shelves of record stores on April 14, 2014.  The band featured Ian Anderson on numerous instruments but also Florian Opahle (guitars, acoustic and electric), David Goodier (bass and glockenspiel), John O’Hara (all keyboards including accordion), Scott Haymond (drums and percussion), and Ryan O’Donnell (additional vocals).   This is a wonderful album that puts an entirely new spin on the stellar compositions by this phenomenal band.  We hope you will investigate this one to the fullest as it is a worthy addition.  Enjoy.

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[i] We hope to do the music of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, as well as Alpert’s solo career, somewhere around 2035.  We hope you will remain with us.

[ii] We began offering music by the supergroup Cream on Friday, 17-January-2014 through Monday, 03-February-2014.  Please seek out their albums by visiting posts on those corresponding dates.  You will be glad you did.  Sadly, at the time, we also should have presented the solo catalogs of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

[iii] We promoted the music of HP Lovecraft beginning on Friday, 07-June-2013 through Monday, 10-June-2013.  We hope you will seek the music of this wild acid rock band out and consider adding it to your collection.  You will be glad you did.

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

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

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

[vii] We began promoting the music of Queen- as well as its individual members (Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon)- on Monday, 14-January-2019 through Monday, 01-April-2019.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[ix] The single “All You Need is Love” appeared on the album, “Magical Mystery Tour” on the B side with other singles.  We presented the album originally at the OLD blog, the one murdered by Sundar Pichai and his legions of gay boys on Tuesday, 22-November-2016.  As for the complete Beatles and their members discography, please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[x] As to WHEN we will promote the music of the Knack, we are not sure but it won’t be a lengthy presentation, that’s for sure.

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Our enemies have maneuvered the U.S. into the pickle in which it finds itself by having stolen our elections in November 2020 and the ‘Biden whisperer,’ Barack Obama, seems to have abandoned his proxy to the wolves…

230. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2021

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I am not afraid to say this: Joe Biden must go and President Trump must return to the White House; otherwise, we will lose our country before the year is out…

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212. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 31, 2021

KKK. 2020 Friday: Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues causing problems for the citizens of California as on Friday, he pardoned five people who had already served time and commuted the sentences of another 21 state prison inmates including more than a dozen convicted of murder some of whose victims included young children and pregnant women. He did this, or so he says, because of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu. What a worthless POS.

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212. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 31, 2021:

President Andrew Johnson; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Owen Josephus Roberts and Anthony Kennedy; Apollo 15, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Hugh McDowell, R.E.M. featuring Bill Berry, and the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger and Keith Richard:

  1. 30 BC: Following the Battle of Actium, Octavian- Julius Caesar’s great nephew regroups while Mark Anthony finds himself with a massive desertion of his troops. Once Octavian reorganizes, he drives deeper into Egypt searching for Caesar’s illegitimate son with Cleopatra, her, too, as well as Anthony.  Things would not end well for any of the three.  
  2. 432 Saturday: St. Sixtus III begins his reign as the 44th Roman Catholic Pope. He would serve as pontiff until August 18, 440.
  3. 768 Wednesday: Philip begins and ends his reign as Catholic Pope. This took place because those who gave him his position were guilty of simony, which forced him to withdraw him from papacy.
  4. 1498 Sunday: On his third voyage to the Western Hemisphere, Christopher Columbus arrived at the island of Trinidad.
  5. 1556 Tuesday: St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, aka “the Jesuits,” died in Rome.
  6. 1620 Friday: The Pilgrim Fathers depart through England on the way the way to North America.
  7. 1715 Wednesday: A fleet of Spanish ships carrying gold, silver, and rare jewels sank during a hurricane off the east Florida coast; of some 2,500 crew members aboard, approximately 1,000 lost their lives.
  8. 1718 Sunday: At the Battle of Cape Pesaro, the English fleet destroys the Spanish fleet.
  9. 1751 Saturday: A massive fire destroys 1,000 homes in Stockholm, Sweden.
  10. 1777 Thursday: The Marquis de Lafayette, a 19-year-old French nobleman, received a commission as a major general in the American Continental Army.
  11. 1790 Saturday: The first U.S. patent went to Samuel Hopkins for his process of making potash and pearl ashes; we use the substances in fertilizers.
  12. 1792 Tuesday: Builders lay the cornerstone for the first government building in the United States, the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia.
  13. 1809 Monday: The first working railroad track in America begins today, a wooden track for horse-drawn wagon-cars, again in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  14. 1849 Tuesday: Benjamin Chambers patents the breech-loading cannon.  
  15. 1875 Saturday: The 17th President of the United States, Andrew Johnson, died in Elizabethton, Tennessee, at age 66. Johnson assumed office upon President Abraham Lincoln’s death and became president on April 15, 1865 and served until March 04, 1869.
  16. 1914 Friday: Germany’s Kaiser Wilhelm II threatens ‘war’ if the Russian army does not immediately begin mobilizing; the nation did this to protect German ally, Austro-Hungary in its attack on Russian ally, Serbia.
  17. 1917 Tuesday: On the Western Front, the Third Battle of Ypres gets underway. More than half-a-million British casualties would occur as General Haig continued sending his men into the German meatgrinder.
  18. 1919 Thursday: The republic’s National Assembly adopted Germany’s Weimar Constitution.
  19. 1922 Monday: In Minnesota, 18-year-old Ralph Samuelson rides the world’s first set of water skis. Meanwhile, a general strike protesting violence committed by Mussolini’s Fascist movement breaks out.  It would not last long.
  20. 1928 Tuesday: MGM’s Leo the Lion roared for the first time. MGM introduced him in their first talking picture, “White Shadows on the South Seas.”
  21. 1930 Thursday: The radio character, “The Shadow” made his debut as narrator of the “Detective Story Hour” on CBS Radio.
  22. 1932 Sunday: Enzo Ferrari retired from racing on this date. However, in 1950, he launched a series of cars under his name.
  23. 1933 Monday: The radio series “Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy,” made its debut on CBS radio station WBBM in Chicago, Illinois.
  24. 1936 Friday: Tokyo, Japan, wins the Summer Olympics for 1940; however, due to World War II and Japan’s part in it, the International Olympic Committee cancels their victories which angered a country that already felt slighted by Europeans following World War I- the Allies denied their Asian ally their share of the spoils other than the German colonies they acquired in China and in the Pacific.
  25. 1940 Wednesday: Reich Commissar Arthur Seyss-Inquart orders the elimination of all homosexuals. Meanwhile, Great Britain and her allies sink 38 U-Boats (196,000 tons) for the month of July.  The Brits are also winning in fighter aircraft production, outpacing their German counterparts.
  26. 1941 Thursday: German U-Boats sink 21 Allied ships this month for 96,000 tons. On the Eastern Front, all is going well for the Axis forces as Army Group North begins arriving on the outskirts of Leningrad.  From the south, German armored forces are rolling north while on the northern side, Finnish troops under the command of Field Marshall Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim plow forward.  The Finns have much for which to pay back the Russians following the Winter War of 1939.  The Soviets are unable to stop them.
  27. 1942 Friday: SS troops at Minsk, Belorussia, gas 1,000 Jews. Meanwhile, German U-Boats sink 96 Allied ships during the month for a total of 476,000 tons.
  28. 1944 Monday: The Red Army continues steamrolling the Baltic States in pursuit of the retreating German forces. They ‘liberate’ the capital of Lithuania, Kaunas, on this date.  The Lithuanian people don’t consider it much of a ‘liberation’ but a return to the harsh Soviet communism of the past.
  29. 1945 Tuesday: Pierre Laval, premier of the pro-Nazi Vichy government surrendered to U.S. authorities in Austria; he was turned over to France which later tried the man and then executed him. Elsewhere, the 74thS. Supreme Court Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts left the high court on this date.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover nominated Roberts to fill Associate Justice Edward Sanford’s seat, another Republican.  He served from May 20, 1930 until today.
  30. 1948 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman helped dedicate New York International Airport (later John F. Kennedy International Airport) at Idlewild Field.
  31. 1953 Friday: Senator Robert A. Taft of Ohio, known as “Mr. Republican,” died in New York at age 63. Elsewhere, future cellist with the British rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[i] 1972-1979—Hugh McDowell—is born in Hampstead, London, England, on this date.
  32. 1954 Saturday: Pakistan’s K2 was conquered as two members of an Italian expedition, Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli, reached the summit.
  33. 1955 Sunday: At age 17, Marilyn Bell of Toronto became the youngest person to swim the English Channel. 
  34. 1957 Wednesday: The Distant Early Warning Line, a system of radar stations designed to detect Soviet bombers approaching North America, went into operation on this date.
  35. 1958 Thursday: Future drummer with the American rock band, R.E.M.[ii] 1980-1997, Bill Berry, is born in Duluth, Minnesota, on this date.
  36. 1959 Friday: The Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) came into being on this date. We know the group as an armed Basque nationalist and separatist organization.
  37. 1960 Sunday: Founder of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad, calls for a ‘black state.’[iii] (Note- wasn’t the nation of Liberia created to be the first ‘black state?’).  The sad thing is, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wanted the American people to be integrated, intermixed, and one harmonious people.  That was his dream so anything contrary to that dream is nothing more than bullshit and what’s even worse, six decades later America-haters would be trying to tear it all asunder.
  38. 1961 Monday: Israel welcomes its 1,000,000-immigrant arrival on this date. Elsewhere, the first tie in an All-Star Game major league baseball history took place when officials stopped the game in the 9th inning due to rain at Boston’s Fenway Park.  Meanwhile, IBM introduced its first Selectric typewriter on this date with its distinctive “typeball.”
  39. 1964 Friday: The American space probe Ranger 7 transmitted pictures of the moon’s surface.
  40. 1967 Monday: Imprisoned for drugs, Rolling Stones[iv] Mick Jagger, and Keith Richard exit prison at the end of their one-month sentences.
  41. 1970 Friday: After 14 years, “The Huntley-Brinkley Report” ended as Chet Huntley signed off for the final time; the producers at NBC renamed the show, “The NBC Nightly News.”
  42. 1971 Saturday: Apollo 15 crewmembers David Scott and James Irwin became the first astronauts to use a lunar rover on the surface of the moon.
  43. 1972 Monday: Democratic vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton withdrew from the ticket with George McGovern following disclosures that Eagleton once had undergone psychiatric treatment.
  44. 1973 Tuesday: Delta Air Lines Flight 723, a DC-9, crashed while trying to land at Boston’s Logan International Airport, which killed all 89 people aboard.
  45. 1981 Friday: The seven-week baseball players’ strike ended when the players and owners agreed on the issue of free agent compensation.
  46. 1987 Friday: In a battle between Iranian pilgrims to Mecca against Saudi Arabian troops, 402 die in the melee prompting the Saudis to clamp down on the Iranian scum.
  47. 1989 Monday: A pro- Iranian group in Lebanon released a videotape reportedly showing the hanged body of American hostage William R. Higgins. Elsewhere, the Game Boy handheld video game device hit store shelves in the U.S.
  48. 1990 Tuesday: Bosnia-Herzegovina declares its independence from Yugoslavia.
  49. 1991 Wednesday: President George H.W. Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev singed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
  50. 1995 Monday: The Walt Disney Company agreed to acquire Capital Cities/ABC in a $19 billion deal.
  51. 1997 Thursday: The Oakland Athletics trade slugger Mark McGuire to the St. Louis Cardinals for a sizable sum.
  52. 1999 Saturday: The spacecraft Lunar Prospect crashed into the moon. Its mission was to detect frozen water on the moon’s surface.  NASA launched the craft on January 06, 1998.
  53. 2002 Wednesday: A bomb exploded inside a cafeteria at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, killing nine people, including five Americans.
  54. 2008 Thursday: Scientists reported the Phoenix spacecraft had confirmed the presence of frozen water in Martian soil.
  55. 2009 Friday: The space shuttle Endeavour and its seven astronauts returned to Earth, completing a long but successful construction job that boosted the size and power of the International Space Station.
  56. 2013 Wednesday: The super PAC, “Ready for Hillary,”[v] raises over $1,000,000 since its inception earlier in the year; most of the money comes from mega-donors for President Barack Obama.
  57. 2014 Thursday: President Obama authorizes the use of airstrikes against ISIS trash in Syria as well as in Iraq should they threaten any American military personnel as well as for cargo planes to deliver food to border areas between Syria, Iraq, and Turkey. Meanwhile, the death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa.
  58. 2015 Friday: After killing the beloved lion, Cecil, the Zimbabwean authorities demand that the United States extradite American dentist, Walter James Palmer.  Zimbabwe says the dentist lured the lion from a game preserve so he could shoot it on a safari. 
  59. 2016 Sunday: Yuriko Koike becomes the first woman elected by the citizens of Tokyo to be its mayor.
  60. 2017 Monday: After less than two weeks, foul-mouth Anthony Scaramucci, aka the Mooch- is forced out of his position as communications director for Donald Trump’s White House.
  61. 2018 Tuesday: The 104thS. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, nominated by President Ronald Reagan to replace 99th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr., finished his final day on the court and went into retirement. He took his seat on the nation’s high court on February 18-1988 and left little more than 30 years later. Long beloved by liberal Americans as the crucial swing vote on numerous cases, they shed tears as he left the court, fearing it would become much more conservative.  Little did they know they would not have to worry about that.[vi] Meanwhile, Facebook announces a major moment of virtue-signaling as it announces it ‘removed Russian-linked accounts that are attempting to interfere in the November 2018 Elections.’[vii] 
  62. 2019 Wednesday: U.S. officials announce a major coup with the news of an airstrike in Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza bin Laden, and a potential successor. Good, keep on killing these worthless jihadist scumbags.  Meanwhile, after more than 700,000 people sing a petition demanding the Russian government do something about the out-of-control wildfires destroying Siberia (7.4 million acres burned), Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops to aid the locals in fighting the conflagration devouring his country.  ‘Bout time you did something besides interfering in U.S. elections there, Vlad.  
  63. 2020 Friday: Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues causing problems for the citizens of California as on Friday, he pardoned five people who had already served time and commuted the sentences of another 21 state prison inmates including more than a dozen convicted of murder some of whose victims included young children and pregnant women. He did this, or so he says, because of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  What a worthless POS.    One of these scumbags released was a 64-year-old murderer Richard Flowers who, at age 38, murdered an elderly Tulare, California, woman in her home and stole her jewelry.  He received a sentence of life without parole and when a potential parole hearing came up under the previous Governor Jerry Brown, Brown would not free him. (For more information on these felons, please see <https://www.politico.com/states/california/story/2020/03/27/newsom-grants-clemency-to-26-including-man-who-stabbed-elderly-woman-to-death-1269447&gt;).
  64. 2020 Friday A: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 17,321,394 confirmed cases, UP by 212,059 cases, 673,822 confirmed deaths, UP by 50,021 deaths, and 10,155,026 confirmed recoveries, UP by 154,288 recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,625,180 confirmed cases, UP by 62,570 new cases, 155,246 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,201 new deaths, and 2,262,974 confirmed recoveries, UP by 38,679 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).
  65. 2020 Friday B: Next, 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: 493,588 confirmed cases, UP 8,086 cases, 9,005 confirmed deaths, UP by 96, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,989 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,226 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 55,803 confirmed cases, 1,564 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  66. 2020 Friday C: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,428.32, UP 114.67 points (+0.44%). Next, the NASDAQ: 10,745.27, UP 157.46 points (+1.49%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,271.12, UP 24.90 points (+0.77%).  The price of GOLD is $1,973.30 per troy oz., +10.50 (+0.53%) while the price of SILVER is $24.63 per troy ounce, +0.414 (+1.71%).  The price of PLATINUM is $919.70 per troy oz, +0.80 (+0.09) while the price of COPPER is $2.86 per pound, -0.0085 (-0.30%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.43 per barrel, +0.16 (+0.40%).  Currently, one dollar U.S. = 6.97 yuan.  Meanwhile, the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped from 13.3-percent in June to 11.1-percent in July.
  67. 2020 Friday D: Rasmussen polling has President Donald J. Trump’s approval rate for job performance at 50-percent. Meanwhile, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, age 87, left the hospital today following a revisal of a bile duct stint.  God bless you, madam, please get well soon.  Finally, speculation alights on Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, as the potential VP pick of Joe Biden.  In order for Ms. Harris to get her senatorial gig, she had an affair with former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown so if she gets the VP nod, with whom did she trade (allegedly) trade favors to get the number two spot on the ballot?
  68. 2021 Saturday: Friends, here we are, a Saturday.  As a loyal Democrat, I am troubled by much of what is going on…my party once fought back against tyranny now we ARE tyranny.  NO more lockdowns, NO more COVID-19 lies, hydroxychloroquine does indeed work, and anyone who claims that it doesn’t or that never-ending lockdowns work needs to have their heads examined…by a Chi-Com shrink.

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[i] We plan on promoting the music of the Move, Electric Light Orchestra, Wizzard, Roy Wood, and Jeff Lynne after we wrap up Supertramp.  Stay with us.

[ii] We definitely look forward to doing the music of R.E.M. at some point in the next five years.

[iii] Let’s give him Puerto Rico. 

[iv] 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.

[v] Hillary was raising money for a long, long time.  Too bad she wasn’t a better candidate and too bad Barack Hussein Obama didn’t do a better job of helping her.

[vi] Both of President Donald J. Trump’s two court picks Neil Gorsuch (#113) and Brett Kavanaugh (#114) have voted against the president who nominated them more often than they have not- just like Associate Justice Kennedy!  What is it about Republican picks?

[vii] Regarding the Russians and election interference, what the f**k else is new?  They have been doing this sort of crap since Josef Stalin was running the country.

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