176. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2022

1876 Sunday: In Montana at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Sioux and Cheyenne Indians wiped out Lt. Colonel George A. Custer and the 210 men of his 7th Cavalry. Several of Custer’s relatives died in the massacre along with him. Among the slain was younger brothers, Tom Custer and Boston Custer, nephew Henry Armstrong Reed, and brother-in-law, James Calhoun, husband of Custer’s sister, Margaret.

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176. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren E. Burger; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices James F. Byrnes and Sonia Sotomayor; U.S. Attorney General James Speed; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Roger B. Taney and John Wesley Snyder; U.S. Senator John Barrasso; Blue Öyster Cult featuring Allen Lanier, Foreigner and King Crimson featuring Ian McDonald, Michael Jackson, and the Seeds featuring Skye Saxon:

  1. 253 Saturday: The reign of the 21st Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Cornelius, ended today.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on March 06, 251.  That of his successor- St. Lucius I- begins his reign as the 22nd Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until March 05, 254.
  2. 1580 Wednesday: The Book of Concord—a collection of doctrinal standards of the Lutheran Church—undergoes first publication.  
  3. 1788 Wednesday: Virginia becomes the tenth state to ratify the United States Constitution.
  4. 1798 Monday: The U.S. passes the Alien Act, which it allows to deport dangerous illegal aliens almost immediately.
  5. 1834 Wednesday: The 12th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Roger B. Taney left office on this date.  First a Federalist and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from September 23, 1833, to June 25, 1834, and then became the 5th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  6. 1861 Wednesday: The reign of the 31st Ottoman Turkish Sultan (and Caliph of ALL Sunni Islam) Abdulmejid I ends on this date.  He first became the protector of the faithful on July 31, 1839.  His successor- the 32nd Sultan Abdulaziz- begins today and would continue until May 30, 1876.
  7. 1863 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln replaces General Hooker with General George Meade to form a more aggressive army command.
  8. 1867 Tuesday: Lucien B. Smith patented the first barbed wire.
  9. 1868 Thursday: President Andrew Johnson signs a law that authorizes government workers to work 8 hours per day.  Elsewhere, the Union readmitted Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
  10. 1876 Sunday: In Montana at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Sioux and Cheyenne Indians wiped out Lt. Colonel George A. Custer and the 210 men of his 7th Cavalry.  Several of Custer’s relatives died in the massacre along with him.   Among the slain was younger brothers, Tom Custer and Boston Custer, nephew Henry Armstrong Reed, and brother-in-law, James Calhoun, husband of Custer’s sister, Margaret. [i]
  11. 1877 Monday: In Philadelphia, Alexander Graham Bell demonstrated the telephone for Sir William Thomson (Baron Kelvin) and Emperor Pedro II of Brazil at the Centennial Exhibition.
  12. 1887 Saturday: The 27th U.S. Attorney General James Speed died in Louisville, Kentucky, at age 75.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from December 02, 1864, to July 22, 1866.
  13. 1888 Monday: The Republican National Convention selects Benjamin Harrison as its presidential candidate.
  14. 1910 Saturday: President William Howard Taft signed the White-Slave Traffic Act, more popularly known as the Mann Act, which made it illegal to transport women across state lines for “immoral” purposes.  Congress authorized the use of postal savings stamps.
  15. 1913 Wednesday: American Civil War veterans began arriving at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, for the Great Reunion of 1913, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the pivotal battle.
  16. 1917 Monday: During World War I, the first American troops to enter the war commenced landing in France on this date.
  17. 1938 Saturday: The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 was enacted, which dictates a federal minimum wage of $0.40 per hour.  Elsewhere, the Irish Republic inaugurated its first president, Gaelic scholar Douglas Hyde.
  18. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, following the collapse of France, Adolf Hitler and the Nazi hierarchy view the Eiffel Tower and the grave of Napoleon Bonaparte in Paris.
  19. 1941 Wednesday: The Germans overrun the city of Dubno, Poland- now part of the Soviet Union, giving the Ukrainians the right to do with the 12,000 Jews living there whatever they please.  Meanwhile, Finland declares war on the Soviet Union as Finnish troops cross the border into Russia.  Next, the 81st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James F. Byrnes assumes his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice James McReynold’s seat, Associate Justice Byrnes served from today until October 03, 1942. 
  20. 1943 Friday: Congress passed, over President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s veto, the Smith-Connally Anti-Strike Act, which allowed the federal government to seize and operate privately; owned war plants facing labor strikes.  Meanwhile, in the Czestochowa Ghetto in Poland, Jews imprisoned there stage an uprising against the Nazis.
  21. 1946 Tuesday: Ian McDonald, future multi-instrumentalist and vocalist with the British bands, King Crimson[ii] and Foreigner[iii], is born on this date in London, England.  Meanwhile, Allen Lanier–keyboards/rhythm guitar with the American hard rock band, Blue Öyster Cult[iv], is born on this date in Long Island, N.Y.  In other news, the 54th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Wesley Snyder assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until January 20, 1953.
  22. 1947 Wednesday: “The Diary of a Young Girl” (better known as “The Diary of Anne Frank”) hits publication.
  23. 1948 Friday: Joe Louis knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in the 11th round of a scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship bout for the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring heavyweight boxing title.  The “Brown Bomber” retained the titles and put his pro record to 58-1.  As for “Jersey Joe,” the loss put his pro record to 42-15-1.  Meanwhile, the Berlin Airlift commences on this date in history as the Soviet Union continued tightening its noose around Berlin.
  24. 1949 Saturday: “Long-Haired Hare,” starring Bugs Bunny, hits movie theaters across the nation.
  25. 1950 Sunday: War broke out in Korea as forces from the Communist North invaded the South.  Backed by both the Russians and the Chi-Coms, the North Koreans were overloaded with armor, artillery, and more than a million howling, screaming, shrieking communist soldiers overran everything in their path like a mob of maggots do a surprised piece of dog dung.   
  26. 1954 Friday: Future 111th Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor is born in New York City on this date.  President Barack Hussein Obama nominated her to fill the seat of outgoing Associate Justice David Souter.  She commenced serving on 08-08-2009.
  27. 1960 Saturday: France grants Madagascar its independence.
  28. 1961 Sunday: Iraq announces that Kuwait is part of Iraq; however, Kuwait disagrees.  This would set up the later invasion by Saddam Hussein in 1990.
  29. 1962 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Engel v. Vitale, ruled 6-1 that recitation of a state-sponsored prayer in New York State public schools was unconstitutional.
  30. 1964 Thursday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson ordered 200 naval personnel to Mississippi to assist in finding three missing civil rights workers.
  31. 1967 Sunday: For refusing to serve in the U.S. Army my, the Federal government sentences heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay to 5 years in prison.
  32. 1968 Tuesday: In his first game with the San Francisco Giants, Bobby Bonds hit a grand-slam home run, which made him the first player in Major League Baseball history to debut with a grand-slam.
  33. 1973 Monday: White House Counsel John Dean admitted that President Richard M. Nixon took part in the Watergate cover-up.
  34. 1975 Wednesday: Mozambique became independent on this date with Samora Machel taking the oath of office as the country’s first president after 477 years of Portuguese rule.
  35. 1978 Sunday: The rainbow flag representing gay pride flies for the first time in the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade—oh, boy!
  36. 1985 Tuesday: ABC-TV’s “Monday Night Football” debuted a new lineup.  The trio was Bakersfield native, Frank Gifford, Joe Namath, and O.J. Simpson.
  37. 1986 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress approved $100 million in aid to the Contras fighting the Sandinista regime in Nicaragua. 
  38. 1988 Saturday: American-born Mildred Gillars, known as “Axis Sally,” for her Nazi propaganda broadcasts during World War II, died in Columbus, Ohio, at age 87.  Gillars had served 12 years in prison for treason.
  39. 1990 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that family members cannot end the lives of comatose relatives unless the one in the coma made his or her wishes known legally.  (We are discussing “pulling the plug” here).  The high court made the ‘right to die’ decision in the case of Curzan v. Missouri case.
  40. 1991 Tuesday: Slovenia and Croatia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.
  41. 1993 Friday: Kim Campbell undertook the oath of office as Canada’s 19th Prime Minister, the first woman to hold the post.
  42. 1995 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., the former 15th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court and 97th justice overall, Warren E. Burger, Republican, died on this date.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated Burger to fill the seat of Chief Justice Earl Warren.  He served from June 23, 1969, to September 26, 1986. 
  43. 1997 Wednesday: An unmanned cargo vessel crashed into the Russian space station Mir.  The impact knocked out much of the power supply and severely damaged the Spektr module.
  44. 1998 Thursday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that ‘attorney-client privilege extends beyond the grave,’ which exempts Vince Foster’s conversations with his attorneys from being used as evidence by Kenneth Starr in the Whitewater Scandal investigation.  In another ruling the court ruled that those infected with HIV-AIDS are under the protection of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  45. 1999 Friday: In the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs beat the New York Knicks 4 games to one.
  46. 2000 Sunday: U.S. and British researchers announced that they had completed a rough draft of a map of the genetic makeup of human beings.  The project was 10 years old at the time of the announcement.
  47. 2005 Saturday: Pope Benedict XVI releases a book in which, he blasts the European Union for trying to create a human society completely without GOD.  What the hell is wrong with these people?  Meanwhile, Tehran Mayor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wins the presidential run-off which will make this crazy SOB president of an equally crazy nation.  How sad.
  48. 2006 Sunday: Warren Buffet- the third richest man in the world- does some chest-thumping today when he comes out and pledges that he will give the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $37 billion in shares which will make the ‘charity’ the wealthiest in the world.  Wow.  Somehow, the money always seems to come back around.
  49. 2007 Monday: Republican senator from the state of Wyoming- John Barrasso- entered the U.S. Senate on this date.   Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court issues a spate of 5-4 decisions.  The first places limits on freedom of expression by students, the next one permits the airing of issue-oriented ads ahead of elections, and the final one prohibits ordinary American citizens from demanding answers over faith-based initiatives.  In essence, the Roberts court is allowing the stripping away of Americans’ freedoms.
  50. 2008 Wednesday: The United States Supreme Court finally does the right thing and rules in the case of Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker that the damages slapped on Exxon-Mobil over the Exxon Valdez case were exorbitant.  It slashed the settlement from the more than $2.7 billion to a much more reasonable $507 million.  Of course, the Green Nazis go berserk.  In another case, Kennedy v. Louisiana, SCOTUS rules out the death penalty in criminal cases that did not result in the death of another human being.
  51. 2009 Thursday: Death, claimed Michael Jackson[v], the “King of Pop,” in Los Angeles, California, at age 50.  Elsewhere, Skye Saxon, lead singer of the acid rock band, the Seeds[vi], died at age 71 from organ failure in Austin, Texas. Next, actress Farah Fawcett died in Santa Monica, California, at age 62.  What a day for death.
  52. 2010 Friday: Palestinian thugs begin firing mortars into neighboring Israel from the Gaza Strip.  In return, the Israeli air force bombs Palestinian smuggling tunnels from Egypt into the Gaza Strip, hopefully caving them atop the murderous thugs.  Note to Palestinian Authority: stop with the violence already.
  53. 2011 Saturday: New York becomes the largest state to legalize same-sex marriage after Governor Andrew Cuomo signs the New York State Marriage Equality Law.  Meanwhile, across the Middle East, the Arab Spring continues to see new areas ravaged by angry protesters and thugs.  The Syrian military is trying to sever the border between their nation and Turkey where many of the jihadis are coming from.  Meanwhile, fighting rages across Libya and parts of Egypt while the Taliban never let a good crisis go to waste by launching attacks in Afghanistan.  Neutron bombs, folks, neutron bombs, that’s why God gave them to civilized folks.
  54. 2012 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that minors cannot be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.  Elsewhere, 30 senior Syrian military officers including a general defect to neighboring Turkey.   Meanwhile, Cyprus announces that at the end of the week, it’s going to seek financial aid from the European Union which will make it the fifth member of the EU to require financial aid.
  55. 2013 Tuesday: A portion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which protects minority-voting rights, is struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court, ruling that Congress has not considered the nation’s racial progress when singling out certain states for federal oversight.  Elsewhere, the Taliban is getting pretty bold what with launching an attack near the presidential palace in Kabul, the nation’s capital.
  56. 2014 Wednesday:  Facebook reports that over 90% of its tech employees are Asian or white, while women make up only 15% of tech employees and 31% of all employees; COO Cheryl Sandberg notes that more women are also needed in leadership roles at the company—something they are striving to do.  Elsewhere, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki of Iraq calls for ‘national unity’ seeing as how the ISIS trash have overrun the town of Yathrib, 54 scant miles north of Baghdad.  (Note- this is what happens when a POS president like Barack Hussein Obama yanks the U.S. out of Iraq and then has to send America’s war-fighters back in to stabilize the mess he inflicted on himself and on the Iraqis).
  57. 2015 Thursday: For the second time in three years, the U.S. Supreme Court upholds Obamacare in a 6-3 decision, outraging most Americans but causing the Obama Administration to dance the jig.  This is not right and yet, no one—including the Republican Party—will fight against it.  What do the Obamaists have on Chief Justice John Roberts? 
  58. 2016 Saturday: After the new government of Taiwan refuses to accept the One-China Policy and bow down to the commies in Beijing, the Chi-Coms sever communications with the brave island.  They must bow down and kiss the ground the Chinese Communist Party tells them to kiss.  F**k them.  IF Donald Trump wins in November, he will defend Taiwan.  If the Democrats win, it’s ‘adios amigos.’
  59. 2017 Sunday: In Ahmedpur East, Pakistan, a tanker truck carrying oil bursts into violent flames following an explosion, claiming at least 200 lives, and injuring countless others as they sought to scavenge oil on the ground.   Elsewhere, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad arrives in the city of Hama in his first visit to the community since the start of all the anti-government foolishness that has plagued the country since the beginning of the Arab Spring.  He came to attend the Eid al-Fitr holiday prayer services.
  60. 2018 Monday: In Lake County, California, as flames from a raging wildfire burn more than 8,200 acres, Governor Jerry Brown, Democrat, declares a State of Emergency in the area.  Meanwhile, in response to economic sanctions imposed on the United States by the European Union, famed motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson announces it will begin moving some of its production abroad.
  61. 2019 Tuesday: San Francisco, California, a city where garbage, human feces, and toxic waste lines many of the streets, the city’s leadership steps up and does something extremely important: it bans E-cigarettes.  Wow.  Meanwhile, the White House appoints Stephanie Grisham press secretary and communications director.  Elsewhere, on the other side of the world in the Egyptian city of Arish, ISIS thugs descend on a checkpoint and in the resulting melee, seven Egyptian law enforcement officers and a civilian are killed while at least four and possibly five Islamists are killed.
  62. 2020 Thursday: Inexorably, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues marching around the world.  In the United States, Democrats gleefully recite all the polls showing “Pro-China Joe” Biden with an insurmountable 14-point lead, in many battleground states, as well as across the nation.  It’s all over, folks, according to the leftists, “NO point going to the polls.”  My, my, my, I guess we shall see.  Here are the global stats for the COVID Crisis (thank you, communist China): 9,494,571 confirmed cases, 484,155 confirmed deaths, and 4,782,910 confirmed recoveries.  
  63. 2020 Thursday A: In the United States, here are today’s stats for the Chinese Virus Crisis: 2,463,563 confirmed cases, 126,185 confirmed deaths, and 763,814 confirmed recoveries.  You know the drill: in the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 195,571 confirmed cases, 5,733 confirmed deaths, but alas, NO mention of confirmed recoveries- is Gov. Gavin Newsom colluding with his Beijing bosses?  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 835 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 686 confirmed recoveries.  In the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 30,318 confirmed cases, 1,300 confirmed deaths, but like other BLUE STATES, no mention of confirmed recoveries.  For interest’s sake, here are the stats for the Empire State where dimwit Governor Andrew “The Moron” Cuomo, a man ‘who’s single and ready to mingle’ according to his mentally challenged younger brother, CNN anchor and victim of Roid Rage, Chris, here are the stats: 390,415 confirmed cases, 24,800 confirmed deaths, and golly gee whiz, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us not forget, too, that Gov. Cuomo is responsible for most of the deaths in his state by sending coronavirus infected patients into rest homes! 
  64. 2020 Thursday B: Here are today’s stock market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,745.60, UP 299.66 points (1.18%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 10,017.00, UP 107.84 points (1.09%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,083.76, UP 33.43 points (1.10%).
  65. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 181,003,650 confirmed cases, +247,197, 3,920,829 confirmed deaths, +4,857 and 165,632,350 confirmed recoveries, +246,174.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,472,732 confirmed cases, UP 7,683 from yesterday’s reporting, 618,935 confirmed deaths, UP 327,[vii] and 28,886,704 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,948.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]  
  66. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden To Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 301,029 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 158,620 deaths  
  67. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,813,332 confirmed cases, 63,495 confirmed deaths, and 2,072,095 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,363,489 confirmed cases, 37,768 confirmed deaths, and 2,174,419 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,484 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 451,871 confirmed cases, 5,939 confirmed deaths, and 225,431 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., South Dakota: they have 124,492 confirmed cases, 2,030 confirmed deaths, and 122,292 confirmed recoveries.[ix]   
  68. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats Of The Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,638 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,221 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Syria, 128th country on the list: 25,287 cases of the virus, 1,859 confirmed deaths and 21,774 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  69. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,433.84, UP 237.02 points (+0.69%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,360.39, DOWN 9.32 points (-0.065%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,280.70, UP 14.21 points (+0.33%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.00 per barrel, -0.05 (-0.07%).  The price of GOLD is $1,781.80 per troy oz., +4.00 (+0.22%) while the price of SILVER is $26.19 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.39%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,108.20 per troy oz, +4.60 (+0.42%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, -0.02 (-0.37%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,637.10 per troy oz, -3.16 (-0.12%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,250.00 per troy oz., -500.00 (-2.53%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $582,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.43%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  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 19.81.     In Paraguayan Guaraní, one greenback equals 6,746.00 and in Peruvian Nuevo Sol, a buck equals 3.97 and in Philippine Peso, one dollar equals 48.54 of theirs.[xiv]        
  70. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.258 per gallon, $2.940 in Florida, $3.997 in Hawaii, and $3.693 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- New Mexico: $3.018.  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- Taiwan: $3.945 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,448,291,778,032 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Bermuda, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Netherlands with $70 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xviii]
  71. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Border arrests top one-million during Fiscal Year 2021.  Wow.  Next, by our count, today is Day #94 that ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been in charge and voila, like a maggot appearing on a dog turd, she showed up in the El Paso sector and blamed the problems along the border on- you guessed it- President Donald J. Trump.  Anyhow, once in El Paso, perhaps the slowest crossing point for the illegal alien tidal wave, she chose to blast the GOP instead of offering competent fixes for the border crisis.  Dimwit.  Speaking of “Kooky Kamala,” former Acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan says that the ‘vice president’ won’t accomplish a thing at the border.
  72. 2021 Friday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Canadian leader Justin Trudeau says that Pope Francis should apologize on Canadian soil for what happened in Catholic-run First Peoples’ schools where numerous unmarked graves have turned up.  Mr. Trudeau, those Catholic nuns running the schools most likely were Canadian Catholic nuns so you should stop while you are ahead, doofus.   If you wish to see true persecution and discrimination against the indigenous peoples of North America, look no further than Canada and Mexico before you start sniveling about the United States’ treatment of Native Americans.
  73. 2021 Friday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The filthy city by the bay- San Francisco- is going to require ALL city employees- 35 thousand of them to be precise- to get the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine.  Whether they like it or not!  (Seems like we have heard this before from Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom when he was mayor of Frisco and was marrying gays at city hall.  It was against the law back then and he blew it off.  He told his critics that ‘whether you like it or not, it’s gonna happen so get with the program bigots.”  What a lovely fellow.  Going to be amazing watching him go down in the recall election.
  74. 2021 Friday I: Health and Medical Alerts– What’s up with Joe Biden?  Not only does he say black people are too ignorant to get by in life without help from Uncle Joe, now, Hispanics are, too, because- and this is a good one- according to the drooler-in-chief, “they won’t get the vaccine because they fear being deported immediately afterward.”  WTF, Joe, you aren’t deporting anyone now so who is fearful of getting the vaccine and then getting placed aboard the southbound Border Patrol bus and sent back whence the f**k they came?  (Note- what the hell is up with this bigoted POS claiming to be president, flinging out all sorts of racist comments sans any kind of pushback?  Where are all these RACE WARRIORS fighting against bigots, racists, and white supremacists?)
  75. 2021 Friday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– The state senate in Pennsylvania has approved a bill requiring a constitutional amendment with which to codify VOTER ID in the state’s founding documents.  Excellent.  In Georgia, both Governor Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger are pushing back against the unlawful overreach of the Department of Justice threatening to trash their new voting laws.  President Donald J. Trump says that citizens of the Peach State should sue their state government over the crooked, ‘rigged election.’  Amen.  What amazes us is the fact that the Georgia voting rights law is less strident than say the ones in New York or in Colorado and yet, that little trollop, Kristin Clarke, the little racist heading the civil rights division at the Justice Department could care less.  And you ask why WE believe the 2020 Election was stolen?  NO one in their right mind would vote for this crap, no one.
  76. 2021 Friday K: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I–  Former Minneapolis Police Officer received a sentence from Judge Peter Cahill today of 270 months in prison.  The prosecution was seeking 30 years while the defense was seeking probation.  The judge issued his verdict and in a 20-plus page addendum added his reasoning in writing so that everyone would be able to see and understand his thought processes on the verdict.  (Note- almost immediately, people outside the courthouse were wailing and moaning.  STFU already, George Floyd’s family is now fabulously wealthy so they most likely are pleased that erstwhile son George took one for the team).  Elsewhere, the union head of prison employees says that the Bureau of Prisons is facing tough decisions without proper funding in the upcoming budget.
  77. 2021 Friday L: Popular Culture News– A new poll says that 3 out of 4 respondents believe it’s unfair for women to be forced to compete with mentally deranged young boys and men claiming to be girls.  Only one person out of four believes that girls should be forced to compete with males.  Look, we have offered some fixes for this problem.  First, IF boys want to be girls, then they should undergo full transition from male to female meaning everything gets snipped off and you have undergone at least a year to get the testosterone out of your system.  Second, IF girls must be forced to compete with un-snipped boys and young men, girls should be allowed to dope as this will even the playing field.  Third and final alternative, just create a third category of sports: TRANNY SPORTS.  We believe everyone would watch TRANNY SPORTS because who doesn’t love a good ‘freak show?’
  78. 2021 Friday M: California State News– California’s government is asking ALL Californians NOT to charge their electric vehicles during Peak Hours.  Hmmm, what can go wrong with this debacle?  Well, if you lived in a town like Paradise, California, which burned down more than 20,000 acres back in 2018.  People were trapped in the town what with only one or two roads out of the area which were both ablaze.  The death toll was frightening but imagine how much worse it could have been had people been reliant upon EVs.  We will drive gas-guzzling cars to the day we die because we will never bow down to the Green Meanies.
  79. 2021 Friday N: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1671 has a $50 million jackpot on the line.  Here are the numbers: 17, 20, 42, 45, 65, and Mega 12.  Out of 49,933 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $12,402.
  80. 2022 Saturday: Today marks Day #521 of the illegal Joe Biden regime.  We tick off the minutes every day until we can see the return of the legitimate President Donald J. Trump to his rightful position in the White House.  This is WHY the fake news media, the criminals in the Democratic-Socialist Party (and among the RINO wing of the GOP), and the street thugs in Antifa and Black Lives Matter continue pursuing the freedom fighters of the nation by vilifying and ridiculing them.  Ridicule all you want.  The time is coming and it’s coming soon.  Stick around and discover the truth along with all of us.  You will be glad you did (including the traitorous scum trying to topple the country and sell it out to the Chi-Coms).

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This artwork is #0872 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sundown Sonata.”  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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Every now and then, a movie soundtrack or cut from a movie soundtrack breathes NEW LIFE into an older band.  The song, “Kokomo” from the Tom Cruise movie, “Cocktail,” was just such a track and suddenly, the Beach Boys had their first Number One hit since “Good Vibrations” several decades earlier.  The band went into the studio and came out with a new album, “Still Cruisin’” that came out on August 28, 1989.  The album featured the same lineup as the previous album but this record was far better.  We hope you will investigate it to your exacting standards but we suspect that you will enjoy this album as much as we do.  Check it out ASAP.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] To read more in greater detail, please visit the following website: Custer Family Tragedy (sdpb.org).

[ii] We presented the music of this British prog-rock band, the amazing King Crimson, beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 through Sunday, 21-December-2014.  We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.

[iii] We definitely look forward to promoting the music of Foreigner one of these days, perhaps in 2020?

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

[v] We expect to present the music of the Jackson Five and Michael Jackson sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned for future developments.

[vi] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Seeds but when we do, we will also do the music of the Electric Prunes and some of the other lesser-known psychedelic garage rock bands of the 1960s.  We should have done it when we did the Strawberry Alarm Clock but sadly overlooked it.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

175. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2022

1941 Tuesday: During the German advance into the Soviet Union, they overrun Vilna, Brest-Litovsk, and Kaunas. The first city, interestingly enough, was captured by Napoleon on the same day during his invasion of Russia back in 1812. The panzers were rolling so quickly that many Red Army troops were taken by surprise, overrun, and either killed or captured.

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175. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2022:

President Grover Cleveland; Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell; U.S. Attorneys-General Charles Lee and William B. Saxbe; Acting U.S. Attorney General Paul Clement; U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper; U.S. Interior Secretary Douglas McKay; U.S. Secretaries of State Abel P. Upshur and Robert Lansing; “Like a Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan, Dire Straits featuring John Illsley, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Mike de Albuquerque, Fleetwood Mac featuring Mick Fleetwood, Family featuring Charlie Whitney, Hawkwind featuring Niall Hone, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Deborah “Jo-Jo” Billingsley, the Moody Blues featuring Patrick Moraz, Traffic featuring Chris Wood, the Yardbirds featuring Jeff Beck, and the Zombies featuring Colin Blunstone:

  1. 451 Saturday: The 10th recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet occurs.
  2. 1314 Sunday: The forces of Scotland’s King Robert I defeated the English in the Battle of Bannockburn.
  3. 1340 Friday: During the 100 Years War, a British naval fleet destroys the French fleet at harbor in Sluys.  Seldom did the French win sea battles against the Brits and this one was no different than countless ones before.
  4. 1374 Friday: A sudden outbreak of St. John’s Dance causes people in the streets of Aachen, Germany, to experience hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion.
  5. 1396 Friday: Crusaders under the Earl of Nevers arrive at Vienna, Austria, on the way to the Holy Land.
  6. 1397 Saturday: Sultan Bajezid I- the fourth Ottoman Turkish Sultan and defender of the faithful- ransoms the Crusaders captured in battle for large bounties.  Much better than having one’s head decapitated.  
  7. 1497 Thursday: John Cabot claims eastern Canada for England, believing that he had arrived in Asia.
  8. 1509 Thursday: Henry VIII was crowned as king of England; his wife, Catherine of Aragon, was crowned queen consort.
  9. 1540 Monday: Henry the VIII divorces his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves.
  10. 1648 Wednesday: In the Ukraine, Cossacks slaughter 2,000 Jews and 600 Polish Catholics.
  11. 1664 Tuesday: British colonists founded and named New Jersey, naming it after the Isle of Jersey.
  12. 1717 Thursday: A group founded the Freemasons in London, England.
  13. 1793 Monday: The people of France adopted the first republican constitution the nation ever had on this date.
  14. 1795 Wednesday: The United States and Great Britain sign Jay’s Treaty, which deals with extradition.
  15. 1807 Tuesday: A grand jury in Richmond, Virginia, indicted former Vice President Aaron Burr on charges of treason and high misdemeanor; however, the jury later acquitted him.
  16. 1811 Sunday: Future 33rd Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell, is born in Washington, Georgia, on this date.  A Democrat, President Franklin Pierce nominated him to fill the seat of John McKinley.  Campbell served from March 22, 1853, to April 30, 1861.
  17. 1812 Tuesday: Napoleon’s Grande Armée crosses the Neman River, beginning the ill-fated invasion of Russia, something Adolf Hitler would replicate 129 years later.  Things did not go well for Napoleon and for Hitler and the European Axis partners, even worse.  General Winter is a bitch to beat.
  18. 1815 Friday: In Fauquier County, Va., the former third U.S. Attorney-General Charles Lee died at age 56 or 57.  A Federalist, he served under Presidents George Washington and John Adams from December 10, 1795, to March 04, 1801. 
  19. 1817 Monday: Foreign interests plant the first coffee in Hawaii on the Kona Coast.
  20. 1843 Friday: The 15th U.S. Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur assumed office on this date.  A Whig, he served under President John Tyler from June 24,1843 to February 28, 1844.
  21. 1844 Sunday: Charles Goodyear received a U.S. patent for vulcanized rubber.
  22. 1861 Sunday: Tennessee becomes the 11th and final state to secede from the Union.  Meanwhile, Federal gunboats attacked Confederate batteries at Mathias Point, Virginia, during the Civil War.
  23. 1880 Wednesday: “O Canada,” the future Canadian national anthem, was first performed in Quebec City.  Back then the country valued freedom, liberty, and the right to determine one’s path in life whereas 140 years later or so, the nation- in the hands of a pro-Chi-Com loser named Justin Trudeau- would be trying to implicate the horrors of Chi-Com fascism in the once proud nation.  Get rid of this worm.
  24. 1884 Monday: John Lynch is the first black elected to be the chair of a political convention, the Republican Party.
  25. 1885 Tuesday: Samuel David Ferguson becomes the first black bishop in the United States.
  26. 1893 Saturday: In Portland, Oregon, future 35th U.S. Interior Secretary Douglas McKay is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, to April 15, 1956.
  27. 1894 Sunday: The nations of the world agree to hold the modern Olympics every four years.
  28. 1896 Wednesday: Booker T. Washington became the first African American to receive an honorary Master of Arts degree from Howard University on this date.
  29. 1908 Wednesday: The 22nd and 24th presidents of the United States, Grover Cleveland, died in Princeton, New Jersey, at age 71.  His first stint as the 22nd president went from March 04, 1885, to March 04, 1889, and again, when he was the 24th president, he served from March 04, 1893, to March 04, 1897.
  30. 1915 Thursday: The 42nd U.S. Secretary of State Robert Lansing assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson / served from today until February 13, 1920.
  31. 1916 Saturday: In World War I, the Battle of the Somme begins with a weeklong artillery bombardment on the German lines.  Elsewhere, future 70th U.S. Attorney General William B. Saxbe is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 04, 1974, to February 02, 1975, then became ambassador to India.
  32. 1917 Sunday: At Sebastopol in the Crimea, the Russian Black Sea fleets launch a mutiny.
  33. 1922 Saturday: The American Professional Football Association took the name the National Football League.
  34. 1939 Saturday: The Southeast Asian country Siam changed its name to Thailand.  (It went back to being Siam in 1945, and then became Thailand once again in 1949.
  35. 1940 Monday: During World War II, France signed an armistice with Fascist Italy after succumbing to both Nazi and Italian troops.  Mussolini saw how well the Germans were overrunning France and launched his own invasion in the Alpine region.  However, theirs floundered while the Nazis destroyed the French, British, and Belgian armies.  Still, they got a seat at the table.  Meanwhile, news crews used television cameras for the first time in a political convention—the GOP Convention in Philadelphia.
  36. 1941 Tuesday: During the German advance into the Soviet Union, they overrun Vilna, Brest-Litovsk, and Kaunas.  The first city, interestingly enough, was captured by Napoleon on the same day during his invasion of Russia back in 1812.  The panzers were rolling so quickly that many Red Army troops were taken by surprise, overrun, and either killed or captured.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt pledged all possible support to the Soviet Union during World War II.  
  37. 1942 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps crosses the border between Libya and Egypt—this was as far as it would get.  However, had they not outrun their supply lines and had not the British grown a spine and launched a last-ditch defensive effort, the Afrika Korps could have conquered Egypt and seized the Suez Canal.  Had that happened, Germany’s World War I ally Turkey would have entered the war.
  38. 1943 Thursday: Allied air assaults continue hammering Sicily as the Allies prepare to land on the soil of one of the three main Axis allies- Fascist Italy.  The Germans and diehard Black Shirt Fascists are going to put up a stiff resistance when the landings come.
  39. 1944 Saturday: John “Charlie” Whitney, famous English guitarist with the bands Family[i], the Streetwalkers, and Axis Point, was born in Skipton, North Yorkshire, the United Kingdom.  If you know none of the three aforementioned bands, you sure as heck should.  Chris Wood, famous flautist and saxophonist with the British band, Traffic[ii], was born on this date, too, but in Quinton, Birmingham, England. Another famed musician, eclectic guitarist, Jeff Beck[iii] was born in Wallington, London, England, on this date- quite a date for famous British musicians.
  40. 1944 Saturday A: On the Eastern Front, the Soviets continue pummeling the Nazis.  They continue encirclements and beat German troops to withdrawal points, in effect repaying the Nazis for what they did to them three years earlier when Operation Barbarossa erupted onto Soviet soil.   Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, heavy fighting continues on the island of Saipan.  Japanese troops are determined to hold it to the death.
  41. 1945 Sunday: Future vocalist with the British invasion band, the Zombies[iv]—Colin Blunstone—is born on this date in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England.   Elsewhere, great celebrations begin in Moscow as jubilant Soviets celebrate the end of World War II in Europe.  Even as the people drag Nazi battle standards across Red Square and then throw them at the foot of Lenin’s Tomb, Red Army forces are heading east for the invasion of Manchuria.  The Japanese have no clue as to what is coming their way.
  42. 1947 Tuesday: Kenneth Arnold makes the first widely reported UFO sighting near Mount Rainier, Washington.  Meanwhile, future co-creator of the great British band, Fleetwood Mac[v] and its drummer, Mick Fleetwood, was born in in Redruth, Cornwall, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Mike de Albuquerque, bassist/vocalist with ELO[vi] 1972-4, is born on this date in Wimbledon, England.
  43. 1948 Thursday: Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the western allies to organize the Berlin Airlift.  Elsewhere, Patrick Moraz—future keyboardist with the British rock band, the Moody Blues[vii]—is born in Morges, Switzerland, on this date.
  44. 1949 Friday: The first television western, “Hopalong Cassidy,” aired on NBC-TV starring William Boyd in the title role.  Elsewhere, John Illsley member of British rock band, Dire Straits[viii] (bass/guitars/vocals 1977-1995) is born on this date in Leicester, England.  
  45. 1953 Wednesday: John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier announced their engagement on this date.
  46. 1957 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Roth v. United States, ruled 6-3 that obscene materials were not protected by the First Amendment.
  47. 1962 Monday: After 22 innings in one of the longest Major League Baseball games of the time, the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers by a final score of 9-7.
  48. 1964 Thursday: The Federal Trade Commission announced that starting in 1965; cigarette manufacturers would have to include warnings on their packaging about the harmful effects of smoking.   Meanwhile, AT&T inaugurated “Picture-phone” service between New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., on this date; however, the service never caught on; what?
  49. 1966 Saturday: In Cedarburg, Wisconsin, future U.S. Acting Attorney General Paul Clement is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George W. Bush from September 17 to September 18, 2007.
  50. 1968 Tuesday: “Resurrection City,” a shantytown constructed as part of the Poor People’s March on Washington, D.C., was closed by the authorities.  Meanwhile, in the 2nd round of their heavyweight title match, Joe Frazier scores a TKO over Manuel Ramos at the end of the 2nd round of a 15-round title bout to retain the NYSAC heavyweight boxing title.  By beating the Mexican heavyweight, Frazier improved his record to 21-0.
  51. 1970 Thursday: Niall Hone—future multi-instrumentalist with the British space-rock band, Hawkwind[ix] 2008-present—is born on this date.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly to repeal the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution on this date.
  52. 1971 Friday: The National Basketball Association modified its four-year eligibility rule to allow for collegiate hardship cases.
  53. 1973 Sunday: President Richard M. Nixon concluded his summit with the visiting leader of the Soviet Union, Leonid Brezhnev, who hailed the talks in an address on American television.
  54. 1975 Tuesday: 113 people were killed when an Eastern Airlines Boeing 727 crashed while attempting to land during a thunderstorm at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
  55. 1982 Thursday: A British Airways Boeing 747 lost power in all four engines while passing through volcanic ash from Mount Galunggung in Indonesia; however, the crew managed to restart the engines and made a safe landing in Jakarta.  Meanwhile, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) declares that a president cannot be sued for actions in office.
  56. 1983 Friday: The space shuttle Challenger—carrying America’s first woman in space, Sally K. Ride—coasted to a safe landing at Edwards Air Force Base in Edwards, California.  
  57. 1985 Monday: Natalia Solzhenitsyn, the wife of exiled Soviet author Alexander Solzhenitsyn, became a U.S. citizen.
  58. 1986 Tuesday: The federal government designated the Empire State Building as a National Historic Landmark.
  59. 1992 Wednesday: John Gotti begins serving his life sentence in prison.
  60. 1993 Thursday: David Gelernter, a Yale University computer scientist, was seriously injured by a mail bomb sent from the Unabomber, Theodore “Ted” Kaczynski.
  61. 1995 Saturday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the New Jersey Devils sweep the Detroit Red Wings in 4 games.
  62. 1997 Tuesday: The U.S. Air Force released a report titled, “The Roswell Report, Case Closed” that dismissed the claims that an alien spacecraft had crashed in Roswell, N.M., in 1947.   Meanwhile, in Nashville, Tennessee, heavyweight boxer Greg Page improves his record to 46-12 with his 1st round TKO of Wes Black
  63. 1998 Wednesday: AT&T Corporation struck a deal to buy cable TV giant Tele-Communications Inc.  for $31.7 billion on this date.
  64. 2002 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that juries, not judges, must make the decision to give a convicted killer the death penalty.
  65. 2010 Thursday: In Cullman, Alabama, Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley, vocalist with Lynyrd Skynyrd[x] 1975-1977 and the only member of the band not to be on the airplane that crashed having had a dream two nights before the tragedy, lost her battle with cancer on this date; she was 58-years-old.
  66. 2011 Friday: Intelligence authorities report that the cellphone from Osama bin Laden’s captured courier contained phone numbers associated with Harakat-ul-Mujahadeen, which suggests to them the possibility that bin Laden, had contacts in the Pakistani Intelligence Agency.
  67. 2012 Sunday: Authorities find the last known Pinta Island tortoise, Lonesome George, dead from old age.
  68. 2013 Monday: After beating the Boston Bruins in six games, the Chicago Blackhawks win the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.  Meanwhile, opening statements took place in Sanford, Florida, trial of George Zimmerman, the trigger-happy neighborhood watchman accused of murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.  However, the jury later acquitted him as the prosecutors gave them but one charge instead of several lesser ones, which lead them to give Zimmerman a pass.  Elsewhere, in one of Wimbledon’s greatest upsets, an ailing Rafael Nadal was knocked out in straight sets by 135th ranked Steve Darcis of Belgium, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (8), 6-4.
  69. 2014 Tuesday: Handwritten lyrics to Bob Dylan’s[xi] “Like a Rolling Stone”—written on hotel stationary, sells for $2 million at auction.
  70. 2016 Friday: British Prime Minister David Cameron resigns after his country votes for Brexit.
  71. 2017 Saturday: The United Nations reports that the worst cholera epidemic in the world- in Yemen- has hit 200,000 cases with at least 1,300 deaths.  It continues getting worse because of Iranian hegemony in the Arab nation what with them funding the Houthi rebels.
  72. 2018 Sunday: Britain’s Prince William begins a five-day whirlwind tour of the Middle East visiting Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian territories. 
  73. 2019 Monday: In response to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard downing a U.S. drone over the Persian Gulf, President Donald J. Trump targets Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other Iranian thugs with sanctions.  Meanwhile, U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper assumed his position on this date.  He served under President Donald J. Trump from today until July 15, 2019.  A so-called Republican, he would become the 27th U.S. secretary of defense on July 23 and would serve in this position until President Trump fired his worthless, traitorous butt on November 09, 2020.
  74. 2020 Wednesday: A three judge panel of the D.C. Court of Appeals tells D.C. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan to DROP the case against former national security advisor and Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn (Ret.) that both the prosecutors and the U.S. Department of Justice already asked him to end.  At the time of publication, we have not yet heard whether this political activist judge will do what was asked of him or whether he will continue trying to go after Flynn.  It is clear to everyone with half-a-brain or more that it’s OVER, the man has been unfairly punished and forced into pleading guilty to save his family members.  It has cost him $6.7 million to defend himself from this frivolous batch of bulls**t.
  75. 2020 Wednesday A: Here are the Kung Flu stats for the world today: 9,237,691 confirmed cases, 476,911 confirmed deaths, and 4,613,425 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the United States, here are today’s stats for the Chinese Virus Crisis: 2,425,361 confirmed cases, 123,726 confirmed deaths, and 746,563 confirmed recoveries.  Next, 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, the NOT-so-Golden State first: 190,222 confirmed cases, 5,632 confirmed deaths, and as usual, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are today’s stats: 819 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 673 confirmed recoveries.  Lastly, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 29,826 confirmed cases, 1,293 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  For the fun of it, let’s look at the numbers for Michigan: 68,555 confirmed cases, 6,114 confirmed deaths, but sadly, Napoleonic Governor Gretchen Whitmer WON’T release the number of confirmed recoveries.
  76. 2020 Wednesday B: Sadly, there was a dreadful day on Wall Street.  Here are the numbers for the DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,445.94, DOWN 710.16 points (2.73%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 9,907.17, DOWN 222.20 points (2.19%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,050.33, DOWN 80.96 points (2.59%).  Finally, President Donald J. Trump announces he will sign an executive order that will forbid the desecration of federal monuments or memorials with the possibility of 10 years in federal prison.  We have seen uncontrolled mobs, filled with communists, and funded by the Chinese Communist Party (or so we believe) that the minute a horrible crime like the slaying of George Floyd occurs, take to the streets across the nation destroying everything in their path as though they were reincarnations of Mao Zedong’s Red Guards.  Sign it, Mr. President, sign it, and let’s see this scum go to PRISON for good.
  77. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 180,731,945 confirmed cases, +378,678, 3,914,970 confirmed deaths, +7,439 and 165,386,176 confirmed recoveries, +32,566.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,462,650 confirmed cases, UP 11,056 from yesterday’s reporting, 618,608 confirmed deaths, UP 424,[xii] and 28,869,756 confirmed recoveries, UP 26,146.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xiii]  
  78. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 300,702 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 158,947 deaths  
  79. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,812,767 confirmed cases, 63,486 confirmed deaths, and 2,072,038 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,363,485 confirmed cases, 37,768 confirmed deaths, and 2,174,419 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,429 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 451,311 confirmed cases, 5,898 confirmed deaths, and 225,064 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Rhode Island, home of racist bigoted Senator Sheldon Whitehouse: they have 152,501 confirmed cases, 2,727 confirmed deaths, and 9,363 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]   
  80. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,430 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,212 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  French Guiana, 127th country on the list: 26,799 cases of the virus, 142 confirmed deaths and 9,995 confirmed recoveries.[xv]     
  81. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,196.82, UP 322.58 points (+0.95%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,369.71, UP 97.98 points (+0.69%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,266.49, UP 24.65 points (+0.58%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.26 per barrel, -0.04 (-0.05%).  The price of GOLD is $1,775.50 per troy oz., -1.20 (-0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $26.00 per troy ounce, -0.06 (-0.21%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,093.20 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $4.32 per pound, +0.01 (+0.26%).[xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,643.88 per troy oz, +31.08 (+1.19%).[xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,750.00 per troy oz., -250.00 (-1.25%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $582,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.43%). [xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.84.     In Pakistani Rupee, one greenback equals 157.60 and in Panamanian Balboa, a buck equals 1.00 and in Papua New Guinean Kina, one dollar equals 3.42 of theirs.[xix]        
  82. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.249 per gallon, $2.939 in Florida, $3.993 in Hawaii, and $3.670 in Washington state.[xx]    Let’s look at one other location- New Jersey: $3.082.  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- Bahamas: $3.941 per U.S. Gallon.[xxi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,444,594,224,863 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xxii]  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 Germany, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Bermuda with $73 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxiii]
  83. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day #93 for Willie Brown’s mattress, the laughing jackal, aka the ‘border czar’ aka “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in this job and yet to have visited the southern border.  Reportedly, she is going to go tomorrow so as to beat President Donald J. Trump who is visiting the border with Texas state and GOP officials this upcoming Wednesday, June 30.   Next, here are today’s stats as presented by One America News: (1) Cost this day for caring for the illegal aliens in the country: $530,048,320.  (2) Total Cost this year of caring for infestation: $191,215,026,176.  Next, (3) numbers of illegals who have crossed this year: 1.959,861.  Finally, (4) Total estimated number of illegal aliens lurking in the country: 35,959,800.  (Note- our blog has been around since 2009 and back then, we estimated the number of illegal aliens in the country at 35-50 million.  Now, a dozen years later, we believe the number of illegals infesting the country is around 75 is around 75-100 million.  Time to begin scooping up this flotsam and jetsam of humanity and loading them aboard trains, planes, airliners, buses, and even freighters and returning them to Tierra del Fuego.  Let them march up from the tip of South America back to the border where hopefully, we will have lain in minefields, antipersonnel ditches and obstacles, and other impediments to the illegal alien invasion.  It must stop now).
  84. 2021 Thursday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– The BBC is reporting that the conditions in which illegal alien brats are languishing is absolutely horrific and is an insult to all nations claiming to respect ‘human rights.’  Meanwhile, we continue hearing that the illegal alien brats able to escape these gulags are being shuttled across the country and handed over to foster parents who are getting paid handsomely to care for these noncitizen children.  Cheaper to send them home.  NOW.  Rep. Jason Smith, R-MO 8th congressional district, told Chris Salcedo of Newsmax TV that the federal government is ignoring all laws connected with illegals by giving them housing vouchers, free travel, food, transportation, and even stimulus checks which is insane, costing the American taxpayers, and simply must stop.  (Note- and ‘hairy-legs Joe’ wonders why the American people continue buying more firearms, ammo, and anything else they can with which to defend themselves from both illegal aliens and out-of-control, oppressive federal government).
  85. : Foreign News / Overseas News I– Israel opposes the reentry of the United States into the Iran nuclear deal, aka the JCPOA.  Next, over allegations of the rampant use of SLAVE LABOR in Chi-Com concentration camps, the United States is banning imports of materials used in solar panels from that hellhole of a nation.  Good.  Let’s make everything we can here in the United States- like we used to do.   Meanwhile, the FREEDOM FIGHTERS of the TRUE CHINA- Taiwan- are condemning the shuttering of the Apple Daily, a true voice for the pro-democracy, pro-freedom movement in Hong Kong.  The Chi-Coms have arrested many upper echelon employees and have closed the paper down as of today.  Thank you, Taiwan, for being so bold in calling out this evil travesty.  “Pro-China Joe” Biden most certainly won’t.  Elsewhere, there is fear that with Benjamin Netanyahu no longer the prime minister of Israel that all the gains made by the Abraham Accords could go out the window.  That would be sad.   Finally, German Fuhrer Angela Merkel says that Europe is on ‘thin ice’ due to the rise of the Delta variant of the Chi-Com Bat Flu Virus running amok there.  Uh, okay.
  86. 2021 Thursday IPolitical News I– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, to Newsmax TV: “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the ‘border czar,’ is visiting the wrong part of the border tomorrow.   Next, former governor and UN ambassador Nikki Haley is scheduled to give the keynote address at Iowa’s Annual Lincoln Day GOP dinner fueling speculation that she may run for the White House in 2024.  (Note- don’t bother, Nikki, we place you in the same category as other losers such as John McCain, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, John Boehner, and other detestable RINOs.  Still, it’s your humiliation).
  87. 2021 Thursday J:  Political News II– As the witch hunt grinds on and on, the New York State Bar Association has suspended the law license of “America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani, also the attorney of President Donald J. Trump.  These people should be ashamed.  New York could care less about all the riots that happened last summer, the countless businesses burned, the people injured and even killed; no, all they care about is anyone on the Trump team.  F**k them.  Speaking of Rudy, he said that outgoing NYC Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio, CPUSA, legacy is rising crime and nothing else.
  88. 2021 Thursday K: Political News III– Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st congressional district, says that tomorrow’s visit by “Kooky Kamala” Harris to the southern border is going to use illegal alien kids as photo props.  Sad.   Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says ‘it’s time to fire Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci over his incompetence.’  Next, the Biden regime and a bipartisan group of senators (meaning Democratic-Socialists and obsequious RINOs) have arrived at a deal on infrastructure.  Elsewhere, the Democrat-controlled Congress has repealed Trump-era safeguards imposed on payday lenders.
  89. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– FBI Director Chris Wray is defending his request for $10 billion for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The FBI must monitor them thar white supremacists, you know.  Ain’t them white supremacists Democrats?  You got that right, too.   Next, following Catholic bishops determining that drooling Joe Biden is not eligible for receiving Holy Communion, Democrats are calling for reviews of tax-exempt statuses for numerous Christian houses of worship.  (Note- the Dems will NEVER go after Muslims, folks, too scary and too dangerous for them to do so).  In other Biden regime news, he is going to relocate Afghans who have aided the Americans and allied troops in Afghanistan.  Good.  In other Biden regime news, the feds say that ‘employment is significantly down thanks to business owners not hiring.’  (Note- they can’t pay the wages it would take to entice recalcitrant employees to return to work).
  90. 2021 Thursday M: California State News– Things continue going bad to worse for Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom in that the 30 days period with which to permit timid voters who signed the recall petitions to back out, out of the nearly 2 million valid signatures, only 43 people retracted their names.  Forty-three people, folks, which tells us just how much the people of this state detest the little prick.  Add to that the fact that HE LIED to the citizens of the Golden State by claiming ‘his administration performed fire maintenance on more than 90,000 acres within the state when in actuality, he did less than 12,000.  (Note- watch for the Delta variant of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu to be out of control around Election Day so the wimpy governor can try to frighten voters into not going to the polls to oust him.  It won’t work).  Speaking of the Golden State, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is urging for the declaration of a state of emergency over the homelessness problem that sees homeless people camped out on public beaches, in the streets, back alleyways, in abandoned buildings, vacant lots, parking garages, the city is going to hell and needs help.  Declare the emergency, “Nazi Newsom!”
  91. 2021 Thursday N: U.S. Military News– Reportedly, in two weeks, the U.S. will have just 650 troops stationed in Afghanistan.  Meanwhile, the pathetic political hack who serves as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, tries to normalize the bogus Critical Race Theory (which we now view as CRIMINAL RACE THEORY), he brags about reading ‘Marx, Mao, Lenin,’ and other left-wing murderers and hacks.  Friends, General Mark Milley is akin to Nazi Generals Alfred Jodl and Wilhelm Keitel, both of whom went to the gallows in the aftermath of World War II.   This is what happens to brown-nosing political hacks and it’s time these losers were the ones culled from the herd, not brave patriots.  We wish he were a patriot like General George S. Patton or Field Marshal Douglas MacArthur but he’s not- he’s a hack.
  92. 2022 Friday: Where we were last year: The Joe Biden regime continues to stumble along, looking for white supremacists wherever they can find them even though none exist and IF they did exist, they would be among the Democrats as that is who fleshed out the ranks of the Ku Klux Klan.  Still, all components of the Executive and Legislative branches continue beating the drums seeking them out wherever they can find them so they can punish them.  How soon before drooling Joe Biden requests the Chi-Coms send him some troops so he can maintain order in the streets?

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Poor Brian Wilson, beset by mental troubles, either caused by familial or drug-induced problems was under the control of one of the EVILEST people in the annals of modern music- Dr. Eugene Landy who was hired originally by the other Beach Boys to keep poor Brian on the straight and narrow.  Somehow, this evil scumbag got control of Wilson in ways similar to what happened to Britney Spears- at a later date- only this despicable disgrace to the mental health community got his name and others among his employees as cowriters on Brian Wilson’s tunes so they could suck every cent possible out of one of America’s greatest composers.  Brian recorded a solo album- his first- the self-titled “Brian Wilson,” an album that came out on July 12, 1988.  Brian brought in a competent lot of musicians to help him craft this album and given the circumstances- with Landy or one of his minions spying on Wilson at all hours of the day and night- is worth checking out.  In later years, Landy and his troll-like helpers have had their names stripped from the album which is good because all of them deserve to be doing long prison terms in maximum-security facilities.  Seek it out, give it a listen, and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.

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

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

[iv] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020.  Please, check them out.

[v] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates. The album, “Rumors,” appeared on Tuesday, 18-January-2011 at our original blog.   We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[vi] We are not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Electric Light Orchestra but we hope to do it soon just as we hope to do the music of Pink Floyd, Supertramp, Jethro Tull, and some other famous British rock bands.  Please remain vigilant for the day when we do.  We thank you.

[vii] We promoted the music of the Moody Blues and of the band’s members beginning on Monday, 23-October-2017 through Sunday, 11-February-2018.  We definitely hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[ix] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep, but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

[x] 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.

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

[xii] 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)

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

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

[xv] 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)

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

[xvii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

173. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2022

1978 Thursday: The neo-Nazis call off their march through Skokie, Illinois. For weeks leading up to their planned march through a Jewish neighborhood filled with Holocaust survivors, there was major uproar across the nation and the world. Even the ACLU defended the Nazis planned march through Skokie. They finally called it off when the threat of anti-Nazi violence became so intense, they decided it wasn’t worth the trouble.

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173. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2022:

Happy Birthday, Senators Dianne Feinstein, and Elizabeth Warren

U.S. Attorney General John Macpherson Berrien; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Benjamin Bristow; U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Elizabeth Warren; .38 Special featuring Larry Junstrom, Crazy Horse featuring Ralph Molina, INXS featuring Garry Gary Beers, John Lennon, the Nazz and Utopia featuring Todd Rundgren, and the Turtles featuring Howard Kaylen:

  1. 816 Wednesday: The reign of the 97th Roman Catholic Pope Stephen IV begins on this date.  He would serve as the Vicar of Christ from today until January 24, 817.
  2. 1276 Monday: The reign of the 185th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent V ends today.  He first became the shepherd of all Christendom on January 21, 1276.
  3. 1533 Thursday: Ferdinand of Austria and Sultan Suleiman I sign a peace treaty.
  4. 1559 Monday: Crazed mobs, stirred up by anti-Semitism, loot and burn the Jewish quarter of the Czech city of Prague, causing many deaths.
  5. 1611 Wednesday: English explorer Henry Hudson, his son, and several other people were set adrift in present-day Hudson Bay by mutineers aboard the Discovery; their fate remains unknown.
  6. 1633 Wednesday: The Holy Office in Rome forces Galileo to recant his view that the sun, not the Earth, is the center of the universe.
  7. 1691 Friday: The reign of the 20th Ottoman Turkish Sultan (and Caliph of all Sunni Islam) Suleiman II ends on this date.  He first became protector of the faithful on November 08, 1687.  His successor- Sultan Ahmed II- began today and continued until February 06, 1695.
  8. 1740 Wednesday: King Frederick II of Prussia abolishes torture and guarantees freedom of expression and of the press.
  9. 1772 Monday: England abolishes slavery.
  10. 1807 Monday: British seamen boarded the USS Chesapeake on this date, an event that would lead to the War of 1812. 
  11. 1812 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte’s Grand Army enters Russia intent on taking Moscow.
  12. 1815 Thursday: Following Waterloo, Napoleon abdicates for the second time.
  13. 1831 Wednesday: The 10th U.S. Attorney General John Macpherson Berrien left office on this date.  A Democrat and then a Whig, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 09, 1829, until today.
  14. 1868 Monday: The Union readmitted Arkansas as a state.
  15. 1870 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress created the United States Department of Justice on this date.
  16. 1896 Monday: The 30th U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Bristow died in New York City, N.Y., at age 64.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from June 04, 1874, to June 20,1876.
  17. 1898 Wednesday: In the Spanish-American War, United States Marines begin landing in Cuba at Guantanamo Bay.  From there, they would begin the advance through the jungles of the eastern portion of the island towards the capital city of Santiago, defended by Spanish soldiers and their German military advisers.  
  18. 1909 Tuesday: The first transcontinental auto race ended in Seattle, Washington.
  19. 1911 Thursday: Britain’s King George V was crowned in Westminster Abbey.
  20. 1933 Thursday: When Adolf Hitler banned the participation of political parties, other than the Nazis, Germany became a one-party nation.   Meanwhile, future U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is born in San Francisco, California, on this date.  A lifelong Democrat, she would enter the U.S. Senate, representing California, on November 04, 1992, and remains there to this day.
  21. 1937 Tuesday: Joe Louis began his reign as world heavyweight champion by knocking out Gentleman Jim Braddock in the eighth round of their fight in Chicago.   The famed “Brown Bomber’s” pro record went to 32-1 and the victory gave him the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  As for Braddock, his record went to 51-26-7-3.  One more professional bout and he would retire from the sport.
  22. 1938 Wednesday: At the 2:04 minute mark in the first round of their scheduled 15-round championship rematch at Yankee Stadium Joe Louis knocked out Max Schmeling.  In so doing, the “Brown Bomber” put his pro record to 36-1 and retained the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.   As for the German heavyweight, his record went to 52-8-4.  His loss disappointed the German Fuhrer and the master race back home while Americans celebrated the victory.  
  23. 1939 Thursday: The first U.S. water-skis tournament took place at Jones Beach on Long Island, NY.
  24. 1940 Saturday: During World War II, Adolf Hitler gained a stunning victory as it forced France to sign an armistice after German forces overran Paris eight days earlier.   The French put their faith in their supposedly defensible Maginot line, never suspecting that German military leadership would invade their country not from the east but from the north through the supposedly impenetrable Ardennes Forest.  Once the German panzers broke through with air support and fast-moving artillery units, the French were in almost a constant state of retreat while their British allies fought their way to the coast and evacuation.
  25. 1941 Sunday: Germany, Italy, and Romania declare war on the Soviet Union.  During the initial invasion, Germany overruns the Baltic States leading to Estonians uprising against their Soviet overlords.  Due to Russian unpreparedness, the Axis troops drive deep into Russian territory, destroying massive quantities of military equipment on the ground and encircling vast numbers of Soviet troops.
  26. 1942 Monday: During World War II, a Japanese submarine enters the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon and shelled Fort Stevens.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Congress formally adopts the Pledge of Allegiance.
  27. 1943 Tuesday: Federal troops put down a race riot in Detroit that claimed more than 30 lives.  Elsewhere, future drummer with Crazy Horse[i]—Ralph Molina—is born on this date in Puerto Rico.  
  28. 1944 Thursday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Serviceman’s Readjustment Act of 1944, more popularly known as the “GI Bill of Rights.”
  29. 1945 Friday: With the remnants of Imperial Japanese troops either surrendering or choosing suicide, organized resistance on Okinawa ends in a U.S. victory after a brutal 81-day struggle.  The victory would allow Allied air forces closer proximity to Japan to bomb the country around the clock.
  30. 1947 Sunday: Howard Kaylen, future vocalist of the Turtles[ii] and a solo artist, is born in New York City on this date.   He would be a driving force behind this surf-rock-pop-light psychedelic pop band and would also play with the Mothers.
  31. 1948 Tuesday: Todd Rundgren[iii], future multi-instrumentalist/vocalist with the Nazz, Utopia, and with other bands and a solo artist, is born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, on this date.
  32. 1949 Wednesday: Future longtime bassist with the Southern rock band, .38-Special[iv]– Larry Junstrom- is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on this date.   Meanwhile, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, future Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is born.  Claiming to be a ‘Native American’ throughout the course of her adult life, she used this lie to attain almost everything she has ever sought: teaching jobs, political offices, and legal firms.  She entered the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2013, representing Massachusetts, and remains there to this day.  She also sought the 2020 presidential nomination of her party but flopped out, unable to even win her own state.
  33.  1957 Saturday: In Australia, future bassist/keyboardist/backing vocalist with the Down-Under rock band, INXS[v]—Garry Gary Beers—is born on this date in Sydney, Australia.
  34. 1959 Monday: The Swedish film, “Wild Strawberries,” written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, opened in New York.  Meanwhile, in a bowl tournament in Miami, Florida, bowling whiz Eddie Lubanski rolled 24 consecutive strikes, a fantastic accomplishment.  
  35. 1962 Friday: Air France Flight 117, a Boeing 707, crashed while on approach to Guadeloupe, killing all 113 people aboard.
  36. 1964 Monday: In a pair of rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that the Henry Miller novel, “Tropic of Cancer,” and the French film, “The Lovers,” were not obscene.
  37. 1969 Sunday: The Cuyahoga River catches fire in Cleveland, drawing national attention to water pollution, and spurring the passing of the Clean Water Act and the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.  Elsewhere, singer-actress Judy Garland died in London at age 47.  
  38. 1969 Sunday A: The final day of the Newport Pop Festival occurs today.  The lineup of performers features Booker T. & the MGs, the Chambers Brothers, the Flock, the Grass Roots, Johnny Winter, Marvin Gaye, Mother Earth, Jimi Hendrix jam with Buddy Miles, Eric Burdon and Mother Earth, Poco, the Byrds, the Rascals, and Three Dog Night.
  39. 1970 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon signed an extension of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that lowered the minimum voting age to 18.
  40. 1977 Wednesday: John N. Mitchell became the first former U.S. Attorney General to go to prison as he began serving a sentence for his role in the Watergate cover-up; he was released 19 months later.
  41. 1978 Thursday: The neo-Nazis call off their march through Skokie, Illinois.  For weeks leading up to their planned march through a Jewish neighborhood filled with Holocaust survivors, there was major uproar across the nation and the world.  Even the ACLU defended the Nazis planned march through Skokie.  They finally called it off when the threat of anti-Nazi violence became so intense, they decided it wasn’t worth the trouble.  
  42. 1979 Friday: WBC heavyweight champion Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, lands a TKO over Michael “Hercules” Weaver at the 44-second mark in the 12th round of their scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship fight.  Holmes put his record to 31-0 while Weaver’s loss put him to 19-9.
  43. 1981 Monday: Nut case Mark David Chapman pleaded guilty to murdering rock star John Lennon[vi] on this date.   The scumbag asked for the former Beatles’ icon autograph and then shot him.  Give the loser the chair.
  44. 1982 Tuesday: On this date, heavyweight contender Earnie Shavers improved his record to 68-11-1 with a KO in the fifth round over Billy Joe Thomas in Houston, Texas.
  45. 1984 Friday: The British airline, Virgin Atlantic, began operations.
  46. 1988 Wednesday: Gay rights activist Leonard Matlovich discharged from the U.S. Air Force because of his homosexuality died at the age of 44.   Good.
  47. 1990 Friday: With the crumbling of the Soviet Union, U.S. troops in Berlin begin the dismantling of Checkpoint Charlie at the division between Soviet and U.S. controlled sectors of occupied Germany.
  48. 1992 Monday: In R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that “hate crime” laws that banned cross-burning and similar expressions of racial bias violated free speech rights.
  49. 1993 Tuesday: Former first lady Pat Nixon died in Park Ridge, New Jersey, at age 81.
  50. 1994 Wednesday: In the 48th NBA Finals, the Houston Rockets beat the New York Knicks 4 games to 3.
  51. 1996 Saturday: Michael “Double M” Moorer beats Axel Schultz in a 12-round split decision to win the vacant IBF heavyweight boxing title and to put his record to 37-1.  As for the German heavyweight, his record went to 21-3-1-1.
  52. 2003 Sunday: Iraq reentered the world oil market as its first shipment of crude since the U.S.-led invasion, but sabotage and looting along its largest oil pipeline delayed the flow of freshly pumped oil.  
  53. 2004 Tuesday: Islamic militants beheaded Kim Sun-IL, a South Korean hostage who pleaded for his life in a heart-wrenching videotape; he was the third foreign hostage decapitated in the Middle East in little over a month.  Meanwhile, Mexican newspaper editor Francisco Ortiz Franco was shot to death by masked gunmen in Tijuana, Mexico.
  54. 2008 Sunday: In Santa Monica, California, acerbic standup comedian and satirist, George Carlin, died at age 71.  Had he survived another 12 years or so, the sniveling little Wokies would have been howling for his head as he called things the way he saw them.
  55. 2009 Monday: Kodak announces that it is going to discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film, concluding its 74-year run as an icon of photography.  Elsewhere, nine people were killed when a Washington, D.C., commuter train crashed into the rear of another during afternoon rush hour.  President Barack Obama[vii] signed the nation’s toughest anti-smoking law, aiming to keep thousands of teens from getting hooked. 
  56. 2011 Wednesday: After 16 years on the run, the feds finally catch up with notorious Boston crime boss and murderer, Whitey Bulger, by luring him down to his storage locker at his Santa Monica, California, apartment complex. 
  57. 2012 Friday: The Philippines lend $1 billion to the International Monetary Fund.  Meanwhile in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, a jury found former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky guilty of 45 counts of sexually assaulting 10 boys over 15 years.  However, Mr. Sandusky is appealing a 30- to 60-year state prison sentence.   Meanwhile, in Baghdad, jihadists set off two bombs in two marketplaces killing at least 14 and wounding another 106.
  58. 2013 Saturday: UNESCO officially names Mt. Fuji in Japan a World Heritage Site.  Good.  When are you going to name Oildale, California, a World Heritage Site?
  59. 2014 Sunday:   The Phu Ancient Cities in Myanmar and the Shahr-i-Sokhta (Burnt City) in Iran have been named World Heritage Sites; the Myanmar cities were active from 200 B.C. to 900 A.D.; the Iranian city was active primarily from 3200 B.C. to about 1800 B.C.  Elsewhere, President Barack Obama, in a recorded interview aired on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” said that al-Qaida-inspired militants who had violently seized territory in Iraq could grow to power and destabilize other countries in the region.  What did he do about it?  Not a flipping thing.
  60. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, Nikki Haley, governor of South Carolina, supports removal of the Confederate flag from state grounds; however, the state legislature must first overturn a law requiring the flag to be flown at the Confederate Soldier Monument.
  61. 2016 Wednesday: Wanting to become the first major sports franchise in Las Vegas (soccer doesn’t count), National Hockey League owners unanimously agree for the expansion team the Las Vegas Golden Nights to begin play in the 2017-18 season.  Congratulations.
  62. 2017 Thursday: In an interview with Newsweek, Prince Harry claims that ‘no one in the British royal family wants to be king or queen.’  Okay.  In 2020, his new wife, Meghan Markle would lead him away from the family and into a life of anonymity in Canada.
  63. 2018 Friday: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant; the co-owner said the move came at the request of homosexual employees who objected to Sanders’ defense of President Donald J. Trump’s effort to bar transgender people from the military.  Meanwhile, in that well-known ‘bastion of freedom,’ communist China, Chinese social media blocks comedian John Oliver after he mocks Xi Jinping, now president for life.  Ah, gee, can’t take a little ribbing?  Communists lack senses of humor.
  64. 2019 Saturday: A coup attempt in Ethiopia fails with four government officials- including Army Chief of Staff General Seare Mekonnen.  Meanwhile, the United States announces that it’s going to slap additional sanctions on Iran so as to prohibit them from ever obtaining nuclear weapons.
  65. 2020 Monday: Law enforcement in Chicago reports that over the Father’s Day weekend, 102 people were shot, 14 died, including a 3-year-old boy sitting in his father’s car.  Yet NO one is marching in the streets attacking the murderous thugs who commit these heinous crimes, NO one.  They only care when a white cop shots a black brother.  WTF, Chicago?  Wake the f**k up and stop this black-on-black genocide.  Meanwhile, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkin announces a plan to reclaim CHOP from the riotous scum inhabiting this area.  Two people were shot in the Occupied Zone over the weekend with one death.  Have the cops cleaned this human pond scum OUT?  Finally, in Washington, D.C., violent mobs attempt to tear down the statue of General and President Andrew Jackson, the man who won the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812 and then became president.  In response to the growing Chinese-funded (or so we hear) unrest, the White House evacuated all reporters.  No one seems capable of stopping the communists.  Americans will have to do it for the trembling GOP politicians.
  66. 2020 Monday A: The Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues running amok, taking names and lives.  Thank you, communist China, thank you.  Here are today’s stats: 8,546,919 confirmed cases, 456,726 confirmed deaths, and 4,195,274 confirmed recoveries.  Here are the stats for the United States, thanks to communist China: 2,350,756 confirmed cases, 122,085 confirmed deaths, and 732,227 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, we have chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 178,054 confirmed cases, 5,515 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In the Aloha State, here are the numbers: 814 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 651 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, home of Jenny Durkin and CHOP, here are the stats: 28,834 confirmed cases, 1,276 confirmed deaths, and like California, Jay Inslee releases NO number of the confirmed recoveries.
  67. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 179,871,684 confirmed cases, +327,003, 3,896,124 confirmed deaths, +7,057 and 164,622,986 confirmed recoveries, +46,416.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,432,542 confirmed cases, UP 8,724 from yesterday’s reporting, 617,832 confirmed deaths, UP 389,[viii] and 28,815,127 confirmed recoveries, UP 50,139.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]  
  68. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 299,926 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 159,723 deaths  
  69. 2021 Tuesday 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: 3,811,037 confirmed cases, 63,371 confirmed deaths, and 2,071,052 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,359,926 confirmed cases, 37,585 confirmed deaths, and 2,166,358 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,367 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 450,176 confirmed cases, 5,880 confirmed deaths, and 223,265 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Idaho: they have 194,367 confirmed cases, 2,140 confirmed deaths, and 114,150 confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  70. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,079 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,174 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Australia, 125th country on the list: 30,366 cases of the virus, 910 confirmed deaths and 29,272 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  71. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,945.58, UP 68.61 points (+0.20%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,253.27, UP 111.79 points (+0.79%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,246.24, UP +26.55 points (+0.51%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.96 per barrel, +0.10 (+0.42%).  The price of GOLD is $1,779.30 per troy oz., +1.90 (+0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $25.85 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,072.00 per troy oz, +1.80 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.23 per pound, -0.00 (-0.04%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,552.86 per troy oz, -32.38 (-1.25%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $21,200.00 per troy oz., -800.00 (-3.64%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $590,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.33.     In New Zealand Dollar, one greenback equals 1.42 and in Nicaraguan Córdoba, a buck equals 34.85 and in New Nigerian Naira, one dollar equals 409.00 of theirs.[xv]        
  72. 2021 Tuesday 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 $4.238 per gallon, $2.940 in Florida, $3.981 in Hawaii, and $3.640 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Nebraska: $2.906.  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- Peru: $3.853 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,436,907,638,042 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  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 Norway, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Thailand with $80 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xix]
  73. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Friends, today is Day No. 91 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the gibbering orangutan, to be in charge of the out-of-control border calamity and to have yet shown up for a single day on the job.  Where is this corrupt woman?  Why won’t she show up and do the job that Joe Biden’s earpiece bestowed on her?   Speaking of the chittering hyena, 56 Republican congressmen-and-women have signed a letter demanding the prattling loser known as “Willie Brown’s Mattress” be removed from her gig as ‘border czar.’  Meanwhile, former CBP commissioner Mark Morgan says the Biden regime’s ending of Title 42 of the public health order to turn away sick illegals back to whence they came is sending the wrong message to the ongoing tidal wave of illegal aliens.
  74. 2021 Tuesday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– As violence continues to explode across Afghanistan, the Biden regime reaffirms the U.S. troop withdrawal will continue.  Elsewhere, Carrie Lam- Beijing’s stooge running Hong Kong- says she backs the Chi-Com crackdown on pro-democracy press outlets.  In other foreign and overseas news, conservative British icon Nigel Farage told Newsmax ‘don’t trust anything Boris Johnson says.’  Amen.  BoJo seems like a political hack.
  75. 2021 Tuesday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘only strong leadership in Washington, D.C., can prevent another Chi-Com lab-engineered pandemic.’  It’s not going to happen as long as decrepit Joe Biden continues to reside in the White House.  Dr. Peter Daszak- president of the EcoHealth Alliance- has been removed from the Lancet’s COVID-19 origins commission as more and more evidence continues coming to light about the Chinese Communist Party’s close ties with the corrupt doctor- the net continues closing around Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and his minions.   Moving on, the White House now thinks it’s not going to reach its vaccination goal of getting most Americans at least one jab by July 4, Independence Day.  Folks, none of us- and more importantly- most of our loved ones- are not going to get the damned shots.
  76. 2021 Tuesday I: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News–  President Donald J. Trump says that he has NOT conceded the 2020 Presidential Election nor should he.
  77. 2021 Tuesday J: Joe Biden News– One America News reported this morning that Joe Biden can no longer address the news media according to his handlers.  His nursemaids have told him to zip his lip and avoid speaking to the press.  Okay.  When can reporters speak to the voice in his EARPIECE?  The earpiece is the REAL president.  Many believe it’s another illegitimate president, #44.
  78. 2021 Tuesday K: Political News I– A Harvard CAPS-Harris poll says that ’52-percent of Americans (a slim majority, most likely heavily weighted in favor of Democrats) believe that usurper Joe Biden made some headway with Russia’s Vladimir Putin when the two world leaders met.  Uh, okay.  Even though polling elsewhere says differently, Gallup Polling reports that 56-percent of the American people (99.99-percent Democrat-weighted) approves of the job that the ‘drooler-in-chief’ Joe Biden is doing.  What job?  Who has seen him since he returned from Europe?  He can’t even speak to the press anymore.  WTF?
  79. 2021 Tuesday L: Political News II– A recent poll of possible GOP nominees for 2024 should President Donald J. Trump not seek a third term shows that former South Carolina governor and ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is around the bottom of potential candidates.  Go figure.   IF President Trump does not seek a third term, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis will win the job hands-down, folks.
  80. 2021 Tuesday M: Political News III– An Iowa court permanently blocks the state’s 24-hour waiting period prior to getting an abortion.  Take the case to the appellate level and then to the high court if need be.   Elsewhere, a New Jersey school district says it will revisit its plan to erase ALL holiday names on its scholastic calendars.  Meanwhile, two Georgia counties recover costs from President Donald J. Trump’s election lawsuit challenges.   In other political news, ‘climate protesters’ protesting outside Senator Ted Cruz’s home in Houston, Texas, became unruly (go figure) leading to the arrests of eight of the little pansies.
  81. 2021 Thursday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– Watchdog group, Protect the Public’s Trust is urging federal prosecutors to investigate ‘Joe Biden’s’ nominee to head the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)- Tracy Stone-Manning alleging she has misled the Congress over a tree-spiking scheme back in 1989 to put an Idaho forest off-limits to loggers.  She claims no involvement in the matter when it looks as if she was heavily involved.  This woman cannot be confirmed to this post, there are already too many nuts employed in this ersatz regime starting at the very top.  Anyone who would ‘spike’ trees with iron rods so as to damage saws and injure people is unfit for any post, even dog catcher.
  82. 2021 Thursday O: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Outrage continues to grow over Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, DS-RI, longtime membership in a WHITES ONLY Rhode Island beach club.  When questioned about his membership, he more or less waved it off.  However, were the offender a Republican, fake news channels around the world would be on fire.  (Note- let us imagine if it were President Donald J. Trump or one of his family members that was a member of an exclusive all-WHITE club- can you imagine the riots that would explode across the country as the paid thugs of Antifa and Black Lives Matter took to the streets and do what they do best- sow division, mayhem, and violence?  Yet, no one says a peep about the slow-witted Senator Whitehouse.  Why is that?)  In other Woke News, singer Billie Eilish[xx] is begging forgiveness after a video resurfaced showing her mouthing racist slurs.  What is it with all these WOKIES who have racist, homophobic skeletons in their closets?
  83. 2021 Tuesday P: Whacked-Out News of the Day– Portland, Oregon, is planning a big ad buy so it can encourage tourists to visit their devastated city.  Come, and see the mob violence, come, and see burning buildings, looted stores, come participate in the nailing in of federal law enforcement officers into government buildings and then see them set ablaze.  What the hell is wrong with these people?  Who the f**k wants to visit a once-lovely city on the Pacific coast which has become loony tunes local?  The leftists running amok in the city must be rounded up and sent to slave labor camps for purification of their souls.  Arbeit Macht Frei!  Losers… In other whacked-out news, prosecutors are looking into charging Roger Stone with inciting a riot because he happened to be in Washington, D.C., on January 6, 2021, and was seen taking selfies with numerous fans.  Wow.  Is that all it takes to be charged with a crime in Joe Biden’s America?  Whoa…
  84. 2021 Tuesday Q: Big Tech News– The Center for American Liberty files a lawsuit against both Twitter and Senator Alex Padilla (then California secretary of state), D-CA, over their collusion in deciding what speech would be censored regarding the 2020 Presidential Election.  Sue the living crap out of both Twitter and the appointed senator.  Meanwhile, Rep.  Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, says that Microsoft is ‘out to get conservatives.’  In other BIG TECH NEWS, despite being banned from Facebook (like that’s a BIG DEAL, Team Trump advertisements continue to appear on the ‘social media’ (intelligence-gathering site for the Chi-Coms) site.
  85. 2021 Tuesday R: Health And Medical Alerts– A new report says that nursing home deaths skyrocketed last year going up by an astonishing 32-percent, most of them occurring in three BLUE states: California, Washington, and New York thanks to governors who sought to do some social (and economic) engineering by knocking off the elderly, the infirm, and the mentally incapacitated which would allow them to save money- much like the Nazis did during the 1930s- and its diversion into WOKE programs.
  86. 2021 Tuesday S: NASA, Space, and UFO News– NASA is begging for a $5 billion cash infusion from the Joe Biden regime for infrastructure related to its future space missions.  NASA boss Bill Nelson is begging his old Senate pal, slobbering Joe Biden for the miniscule amount which we suspect he’s NOT going to get.  Joe Biden wants the Russians and Chi-Coms to become the dominant space powers.
  87. 2021 Tuesday T: U.S. Senate News I– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says he ‘favors debating the H.R. 1 / S. 1 ‘voting rights election grab bill’ which the Republicans say they will oppose with all their might.   The voting bill appears as though it’s on life support which had progressives blasting the Biden regime for failing them.  Wow.  Regarding this power grab, Senator Mike Lee, R-UT, says the GOP will ‘do everything it can to stop this crap bill from becoming law.’  Next, Senator Susan Collins, RINO-ME, says that she will ‘vote against’ Joe Biden’s nominee for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms (and Explosives) David A. Chipman.  Chipman is flipping crazy, he wants to seize all firearms.  Not going to happen.   Meanwhile, a vote on War Powers in the Senate now won’t happen until sometime in July.
  88. 2021 Tuesday U: U.S. Senate News II– Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, who led the failed fight to stop race-baiter Joe Biden nominee for the Office of Personnel Management- Kiran Ahuja- will ‘bring a new era of racial engineering into the federal government.’  In other U.S. Senate news, Joe Biden’s aides fled the world’s greatest deliberative body after being incapable of arriving at some sort of deal on ‘infrastructure.’  Update, the U.S. Senate votes to BLOCK further debate on the “For the People Act.”  Excellent.  Elsewhere, Senator Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, won’t back down from her position defending the Senate filibuster rule as it is important for BOTH PARTIES down the road.  Good for you.
  89. 2021 Tuesday V: Fake News– U.S. takes down Iran-linked news websites, citing disinformation.  The Iranians threaten, “WE KILL YOU!  WE KILL YOU!” like Jeff Dunham’s Achmed the Dead Terrorist.  F**k the Iranians.
  90. 2021 Tuesday W: Texas State News– Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, Republican, says that Texas stepping up to build the border wall is on behalf of all Americans, not just those living in the Lone Star State.
  91. 2021 Tuesday X: Economic News– Rep. Ron Estes, R-KS 4th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is creating a massive economic crisis.’
  92. 2021 Tuesday Y: Sports News– The Harlem Globetrotters have requested to join the National Basketball Association.  IF the NBA adds them, they will become the dominant team and they also have women on the team so how would the NBA respond to that?  Merge with the WNBA?  Now that would be something because then, they could add some additional teams to towns deserving of them like Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, San Diego, Seattle, Honolulu, Oildale, and…Beijing.
  93. 2021 Tuesday Z: U.S. Military News– We learned today that Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada this past June 17 held the first-ever DRAG QUEEN show for benefit of U.S. military personnel stationed there.  WTF, people, are we becoming the ‘ancient Greeks?’  Must we hope for the Chi-Coms, the Russians, or even the jihadists to take over so we can end this frigging madness?  Enough is f**king enough already, folks, this is insane.  Elsewhere, a World War II Medal of Honor recipient was able to see his grandson graduate from boot camp.
  94. 2021 Tuesday AA: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Stick around for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1670 with a $40 million pot on the line.  Here are the numbers: 01, 26, 48, 51, 59, and Mega 25.  Out of 46,604 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $12,455.
  95. 2022 Wednesday: Today is Day #518 of the illegal Joe Biden regime.  They can tell us we’re all crazy but we know the truth.  There are not enough prisons with which to imprison everyone unless they invite in Chi-Com troops to patrol the streets…

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The next studio album by the Beach Boys- their 25th if we are keeping track- is the self-titled “The Beach Boys,” an album that came out on June 10, 1985.  Unfortunately, while we have defended other albums in their catalog that others pan like the losers they are, we cannot defend this one.  Recorded and released after the drowning death of an inebriated Dennis Wilson, the album simply lacked the punch others possessed.  The band now featured Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  A cast of ‘thousands’ rounded out the lineup including many of the touring members, among others.  The only song upon which we will comment is the opener: “Getcha Back.”  Penned obviously to harken back to the ‘good old days,’ it’s a decent track but not worth the investment of your hard, cold cash.  Still, seek it out on mp3 and consider downloading it so you can listen to a moment in musical history and then move onward.

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

[ii] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.

[iii] Not clear as to when we will promote the music of either Todd Rundgren or Nazz but if we are still ticking in 50 years, we sure as heck plan on doing so.

[iv] We are not sure when we will promote the music of .38-Special but will do so when we do a big shindig for Southern rock bands.  Please stay tuned for further developments.

[v] We look forward to promoting the music of INXS sometime within the next 15 years or so.  We hope you will be there when we do.  We thank you.

[vi] 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.

[vii] Yet Barack Obama continued to smoke and smokes to this day.

[viii] 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)

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

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

[xi] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xx] No, we won’t be doing any music by this racist, bigoted hater.  Maybe when our grandchildren inherit the blog, maybe they will but it sure as f**k won’t be us.  We don’t like racists.

Contrary to popular belief, BLACK AMERICANS do NOT support open borders nor do we support illegal aliens invading our country.  More and more BLACKS are gravitating towards the GOP over this issue and the nonstop pushing of perversion down our throats.  American is a GODLY country, and we are GODLY Americans.  Democrats: WISE UP! Chef Bea.

168. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2022

1938 Friday: Imperial Japan declares war on neighboring China. The Japanese have already been interfering in Chinese affairs but now- it’s official. The Rising Sun will inflict tremendous casualties on the backwards Chinese, which is why in modern times, the Chi-Coms still hate the Japanese.

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168. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2022:

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U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture Jeremiah McLain Rusk Edwin T. Meredith; U.S. Secretaries of State Abel P. Upshur and Lewis Cass; U.S. Secretary of War Lewis Cass; U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich; Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery Martin Bormann; John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers featuring Peter Green, Led Zeppelin, Santana (band) featuring Gregg Rolie, Mike + the Mechanics featuring Paul Young, and “Tommy” by the Who:

  1. 656 Tuesday: Ali ibn Abu Talib begins his reign as the 4th Rashidun Caliph of Islam.  He would be assassinated by fellow Muhammadans, fellow members of the ‘religion of peace.’
  2. 676 Saturday: The reign of the 77th Roman Catholic Pope Adeodatus II ended on this date.  His reign as the shepherd of global Christendom began on April 11, 672, and over the subsequent years, carried out his duties as the Vicar of the Christ.
  3. 1397 Saturday: The Treaty of Kalmar undergoes signing, creating a union between the kingdoms of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.
  4. 1462 Tuesday: Vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Sultan Mehmed II, forcing his army and him to retreat through Wallachia to the south of Romania.
  5. 1579 Sunday: Sir Francis Drake claims a land he calls Nova Albion (modern-day California) for England.
  6. 1609 Wednesday: Netherlands, England, and France sign the Covenant of 12 Years.
  7. 1775 Saturday: The Revolutionary War Battle of Bunker Hill resulted in a costly victory for the British, who suffered heavy losses.  Although the Colonists lost this one, word that they had stood, fought, and killed numerous of their oppressors set the bells a-ringing with which to begin the battle for freedom, liberty, and equality.
  8. 1789 Wednesday: During the French Revolution, the Third Estate declared it a national assembly, and undertook to frame a constitution.
  9. 1790 Thursday: In Northampton Co., Va., future 15th U.S. Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur is born.  He served under President John Tyler from June 24, 1843, to February 28, 1844.
  10. 1799 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte incorporated Italy into his growing empire on this date.
  11. 1830 Thursday: In Malta, Ohio, future 2nd U.S. Agricultural Secretary Jeremiah McLain Rusk is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Rusk would serve under President Benjamin Harrison from March 06, 1889, to March 06, 1893.
  12. 1837 Saturday: Charles Goodyear received his first patent.  The patent was for a process he created that made working with rubber easier to do.
  13. 1855 Sunday: During the Crimean War, the British and French submit the Crimean fortress at Sebastopol to a sustained, heavy bombardment from both land and sea-based assets which results in thousands of Russian deaths.
  14. 1856 Tuesday: The Republican Party holds its first national convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  15. 1861 Monday: President Abraham Lincoln observed Dr. Thaddeus Lowe demonstrate the use of a hydrogen balloon.
  16. 1866 Sunday: In Detroit, Michigan, the former 14th U.S. Secretary of War and 22nd U.S. Secretary of State Lewis Cass died at age 83.  A Democrat, as secretary of war, he served under President Andrew Jackson August 01, 1831, to October 04, 1836, and then became ambassador to France, then U.S. Senator from Michigan, then President Pro Tempore of U.S. Senate and finally 22nd U.S. Secretary of State.  In this last role, he served under President James Buchanan from March 06, 1857, to December 14, 1860. 
  17. 1872 Monday: Dodge City, Kansas, went from being a DRY city to a WET one when George M. Hoover commenced selling whisky within the town limits.
  18. 1876 Saturday: At Rosebud Creek in the Montana Territory, 1,500 Sioux and Cheyenne warriors under the command of Crazy Horse beat back the forces of General George Crook.
  19. 1879 Tuesday: In New Brunswick, N.J., Thomas Edison received an honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the trustees of Rutgers College on this date.
  20. 1885 Wednesday: The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor aboard the French ship, Isere.
  21. 1900 Sunday: Future Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery Martin Bormann- who would serve in this position as Adolf Hitler’s gatekeeper from May 12, 1941, to May 02, 1945, is born on this date in in Wegeleben, Prussia, German Empire.
  22. 1913 Tuesday: United States Marines sailed from San Diego on this date bound for Mexico to protect American interests in the messed-up country.
  23. 1916 Saturday: U.S. troops under the command of General “Black” Jack Pershing march into Mexico in pursuit of the bandit, Pancho Villa, and his cronies.  The Mexicans had been raiding across the border into the United States murdering Americans and then slipping back across the border into the uncivilized hinterlands of that godforsaken country. 
  24. 1926 Thursday: Spain threatened to quit the League of Nations if the body permitted Germany to enter.
  25. 1928 Sunday: Amelia Earhart embarked on a trans-Atlantic flight from Newfoundland, Canada, to Wales with pilots Wilmer Stultz and Louis Gordon, becoming the first woman to make the trip as a passenger.  Elsewhere- in Des Moines, Iowa- former 6th U.S. Agricultural Secretary Edwin T. Meredith died at age 51.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from February 02, 1920, to March 04, 1921.
  26. 1930 Tuesday: Once President Herbert Hoover signed the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Bill, it became law on this date, placing the highest-ever tariffs on all incoming goods to the United States.
  27. 1931 Wednesday: British authorities in China arrested Indochinese communist leader, Ho Chi Minh, on this date.  Should have shot the bastard.
  28. 1932 Friday: As 10,000 veterans marched on Washington, D.C., the U.S. Congress defeated the bonus bill, one that promised all World War I veterans a ‘bonus’ for their service.
  29. 1933 Saturday: The Kansas City Massacre took place outside Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri, as a group of gunmen attacked law enforcement officers escorting federal prisoner Frank Nash and murdered four of the officers along with Nash.
  30. 1938 Friday: Imperial Japan declares war on neighboring China.  The Japanese have already been interfering in Chinese affairs but now- it’s official.  The Rising Sun will inflict tremendous casualties on the backwards Chinese, which is why in modern times, the Chi-Coms still hate the Japanese. 
  31. 1940 Monday: In World War II, France asked Germany for terms of surrender from the invading Nazis.  The Vichy government is already setting itself up and the French will become minions of the Axis.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union occupies the Baltic Republics of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
  32. 1941 Tuesday: The Federal government granted WNBT-TV in New York City the first construction permit to operate a commercial TV station in the United States on this date.  Elsewhere, in North Africa, British forces begin to retreat following the collapse of Operation Battle Axe.  The Afrika Korps outflanked British positions forcing them to abandon their recent gains.
  33. 1942 Wednesday: The first group of the World War II U.S. Expeditionary Force lands in Africa at the Gold Coast.  Meanwhile, “Yank,” a weekly magazine for the U.S. armed services, began publication and used the term “G. I. Joe” in a comic strip by Dave Breger.
  34. 1943 Thursday: In the waters off western Australia, German Q-Ship Michel sinks a Norwegian freighter.  Meanwhile, units involved in Operation Husky- the invasion of Sicily- begin sailing out of Scapa Flow, England, on the way to the Mediterranean Sea and the Fascist Italian island of Sicily.  Elsewhere, future 50th U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich is born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on this date.  A future Republican, he would represent Georgia’s 6th congressional district from January 03, 1979, until January 03, 1999.  As the nation’s 50th speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives 104th and the 105th congresses, he would serve from January 03, 1995, to January 03, 1999.
  35. 1944 Saturday: On this date, the people of Iceland proclaim the Republic of Iceland.  Meanwhile, French troops landed on the Isle of Elba in the Mediterranean Sea.  Elsewhere, at a conference in occupied France, Adolf Hitler speaks with Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt and Field Marshal Erwin Rommel as how best to contend with the D-Day landings and the looming breakout.  The generals wish to withdraw to more defensible lines inland but Hitler says, “NO.”  They must maintain their grip on all conquered land or face the consequences.
  36. 1945 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues on Okinawa as U.S. Marines reinforced with Army units continue trading blows with Imperial Japanese clinging to their defensive positions.  The Japanese asked for no quarter and the Marines and soldiers were loath to give it.  Very few Japanese ended up as POWs at the end of this horrifying battle.
  37. 1946 Monday: With the Treaty of London now in effect, Jordan becomes an independent nation.
  38. 1947 Tuesday: Future keyboardist and vocalist with Santana[i] 1969-1972 / 1982 / 1987 / 2016 and with Journey- 1975-1981, Gregg Rolie, is born in Seattle, WA, on this date.  Elsewhere, in Benchill, Manchester, UK, future vocalist with Mike + the Mechanics[ii], Paul Young, is born.
  39. 1950 Saturday: Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia sign a mutual defense pact.  Meanwhile, Dr. Richard H. Lawler performed the first kidney transplant in a 45-minute operation in Chicago.
  40. 1953 Wednesday: Residents of East Berlin rebelled against the communist East German government, which forcefully suppressed the uprising with armored fighting vehicles to quell it.  Elsewhere, U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas stayed the execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, originally set for the next day, the couple’s 14th wedding anniversary; two days later, however, they met their end in the electric chair, one after the other.
  41. 1963 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court banned the required reading of the Lord’s Prayer and Bible in public schools and the nation wonders why the country is in such horrible shape?  
  42. 1966 Friday: Guitarist Peter Green joins the John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers[iii] in England.  This would be his springboard to the formation of a newer, greater band down the road with fellow British rockers.
  43.  1967 Saturday: China successfully tested its first thermonuclear, aka hydrogen bomb.  Today is Day 2 of the Monterey Pop Music Festival.  The lineup for today features (by order of appearance) Canned Heat,[iv] Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin,[v] Country Joe and the Fish, Al Kooper,[vi] the Paul Butterfield Blues Band,[vii] Quicksilver Messenger Service,[viii] the Steve Miller Band,[ix] and  Electric Flag[x] rounding out the first portion of the day.  Next, when darkness descends, Moby Grape[xi] hits the stage followed by Hugh Masekela,[xii] the Byrds,[xiii] Laura Nyro,[xiv] the Jefferson Airplane,[xv] Booker T. & the M.G.s,[xvi] followed by the closer, Otis Redding.[xvii]
  44. 1970 Wednesday: North Vietnamese troops severed the last remaining rail line in Cambodia during the Vietnam War.
  45. 1972 Saturday: President Richard M. Nixon’s eventual downfall began with the arrest of five burglars inside Democratic national headquarters in Washington, D.C.’s, Watergate complex.  
  46. 1975 Wednesday: Voters in the Northern Marianas agree to commonwealth status with the United States.
  47. 1976 Thursday: the following teams of the American Basketball Association — the New Jersey Nets, the Denver Nuggets, the Indiana Pacers, and the San Antonio Spurs —merge into the National Basketball Association.
  48. 1980 Tuesday: Led Zeppelin[xviii] begins its final European tour.
  49. 1982 Thursday: President Ronald Reagan gives his ‘evil empire’ speech at his first United Nations General Assembly address.
  50. 1986 Tuesday: Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Warren Burger, submits his resignation; President Reagan nominates Judge Antonin Scalia.
  51. 1987 Wednesday: Pro-Iranian jihadist guerrillas, aka jihadists, kidnapped journalist Charles Glass, on leave from ABC-News in Beirut, Lebanon, on this date.  He was able to escape these sons of bitches in August of that year.
  52. 1994 Friday: The infamous pursuit of O.J. Simpson in his Ford Bronco occurs as he fails to turn himself into the Los Angeles Police Department on charges of suspicion of murder in the deaths of his wife and her friend.
  53. 1995 Saturday: After 899 performances of the Who’s[xix] rock opera, “Tommy,” take place, the show concludes its run at the St. James Theater in New York City.
  54. 1997 Tuesday: The National Hockey League announces it will add the following teams to the league: Nashville (1998), Atlanta (1999), Minneapolis-St. Paul and Columbus, Ohio (2000).
  55. 2003 Tuesday: As things continue to go from worse to worser in Iraq, two former Iraqi soldiers demanding their back pay, something they haven’t seen since the U.S.-led invasion, found themselves shot dead by U.S. soldiers.  Doesn’t pay to protest in Iraq.
  56. 2004 Thursday: After a report appeared in the New York Times, the Pentagon said that ‘yes, CIA Director George Tenet, retiring next month, did ask U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to detain an Iraqi prisoner for intensive interrogation even though it goes against international laws and the Geneva Convention.  It is what it is, folks.
  57. 2005 Friday: Following a grueling investigation, the UN confirms that yes, indeed, former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was among the dead when a truck bomb detonated near where he was.  What the hell is it with these people and their frigging bombs?  Oh, we know, ‘some people they do something.’
  58. 2006 Saturday: A lab in England confirms that poultry specimens shipped to the facility from Hungary do indeed have the H5N1 strain of avian influenza.
  59. 2007 Sunday: Palestinian riffraff drive head of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas to outlaw armed factions of the terror group claiming to be a political party- Hamas after they threaten local security in Gaza Strip and the West Bank.  Elsewhere, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- claims the lives of at least 35 people and wounds countless others as they blow up a police bus traversing the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan.
  60. 2008 Tuesday: On the first full day that gay marriage became legal by order of the California Supreme Court, hundreds of homosexual couples married one another across the Golden State.  However, California voters later approved Proposition 8, which restricted nuptials to a union between a man and a woman.  The state supreme court later overturned this ruling, too.
  61. 2009 Wednesday: President Barack Obama extended some benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees.   Meanwhile, for the second time now, NASA postpones the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavor, this time to July. 
  62. 2010 Thursday: BP CEO Tony Hayward testifies before the U.S. Congress about the Deepwater Horizon disaster that caused the worst oil spill in U.S. history.  Elsewhere, in the 2010 NBA Finals Game 7, the Los Angeles Lakers whip hereditary enemy, the Boston Celtics by a final score of 83-79 thus becoming the new champions.
  63. 2011 Friday: The first condemnation of discrimination against Gays, lesbians, and transgender people comes out of the United Nations Human Rights Council.  Elsewhere, the Yonhap News Agency reports that the government of South Korea has deployed intermediate missiles capable of blowing Pyongyang off the face of the map.  About flipping time.
  64. 2012 Sunday: In France, socialists win a majority of the seats in Parliament.   Elsewhere, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- commits more atrocities in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna.  Multiple bombings claim at least 12 lives while countless others are injured and property damaged or destroyed.  How can we stop this scourge?  Neutron bombs would do the trick.
  65. 2013 Monday: A G-8 summit of wealthy nations opened in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, under a cloud with Russian President Vladimir Putin defiantly rejecting calls from the U.S., Britain, and France to halt his political and military support for Syrian leader Bashar Assad’s regime.
  66. 2014 Tuesday: All hell breaks out in Kenya at the village of Poromoko as Al-Shabab militants descend on the town killing 15 people outright, wounding numerous others, dragging still others off into the surrounding countryside after they burn down most of the houses.  What a bunch of barbarians.  Locate them and crucify them.   Elsewhere, as fighting with ISIS continues in Iraq, the U.S. military sends another 275 military personnel to defend the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. 
  67. 2015 Wednesday: A scumbag named Dylann Roof entered a historic African American church in Charleston, South Carolina, and murdered nine people with a handgun.  Roof managed to get away but the police found and arrested him the following morning.  Convicted of federal hate crimes, he received the death sentence; however, the punk later pleaded guilty to state murder charges and received a sentence of life without parole.  Should have shot him like the ignorant mad dog that he is.
  68. 2016 Friday: After much bloodshed and heavy fighting, the Iraqi army bulldozes its way into the main government center of embattled Fallujah.  The ISIS scumbags are clinging to rubble but the Iraqis are determined to liberate their city and exterminate their barbaric foes.  Meanwhile, California Burning: a massive wildfire in Santa Barbara County explodes during the hours of darkness, going from 2,000 acres to an appalling 4,000.  Once again, this demonstrates the stupidity of one-party, liberal, Democratic-Socialist rule that is intent on trashing the state through poor forest management and ignorant water policies.
  69. 2017 Saturday: Jurors in the trial of Bill Cosby for aggravated indecent sexual assault reach an impasse; the judge declares a mistrial but this is not the end for the entertainer’s legal troubles.
  70. 2018 Sunday: After wrangling over Macedonia’s name, Greece and the former Yugoslav republic ink a historic deal that will change the name of Macedonia to Northern Macedonia.  The disagreement was over the birthplace of Alexander the Great who was a Greek born in Greece.
  71. 2019 Monday: Former Egyptian thug President Mohammed Morsi drops dead at a court appearance.  When the man achieved power during the Arab Spring, he was an Islamist intent on transforming a relatively free Egypt into a fascist, anti-Israel state.  Good riddance.
  72. 2020 Wednesday: Fulton County, Georgia, District Attorney Paul Howard led a press conference early in the morning in which, he charged the two officers responsible for the death of Rayshard Brooks.  Officer Garrett Rolfe, the man who fired the two lethal shots at a fleeing Brooks was hit with numerous accounts- 11 by our count- including felony murder.  The other officer- Devin Brosnan- was hit with 3 counts but the D.A. said he flipped and would testify against the other officer at trial.  Sad to say, there were massive numbers of cops who called in sick today in Atlanta, a big outbreak of Blue Flu.
  73. 2020 Wednesday A: Here are the Xi Jinping Chinese Bat Flu virus statistics for today: 8,261,260 confirmed cases, 445,468 confirmed deaths, and 4,013,202 confirmed recoveries which are the numbers for the globe.  Here are the stats for the United States: 2,205,567 confirmed cases, 119,471 confirmed deaths, and 687,450 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states where the AICPENDBLOG.COM has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the numbers for California: 157,015 confirmed cases, 5,208 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries thanks to the politics of Gov. Gavin Newsom and his Democrat hacks.  Next, here are the stats for Hawaii: 740 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 637 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 26,759 confirmed cases, 1,231 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, communist China says they might be locking things down again due to a spike in coronavirus numbers.   Here are the stats for the Chi-Coms (take them with a grain of salt because they LIE): 83,293 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and 78,394 confirmed recoveries.  (Note: our sources in Hong Kong inform us that the numbers should be fifty percent- or more!- higher.
  74. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 178,161,233 confirmed cases, +361,812, 3,856,785  confirmed deaths, +7,876 and 162,665,900 confirmed recoveries, +421,571.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,374,938 confirmed cases, UP 8,953 from yesterday’s reporting, 616,422 confirmed deaths, UP 334,[xx] and 28,639,807 confirmed recoveries, UP 25,771.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxi]  
  75. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden To Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 298,516 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 161,133 deaths  
  76. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,806,205 confirmed cases, 63,259 confirmed deaths, and 2,068,914 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,352,995 confirmed cases, 37,448 confirmed deaths, and 2,131,508 confirmed recoveries, more or less the SAME numbers.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,170 confirmed cases, 507 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 448,160 confirmed cases, 5,843 confirmed deaths, and 220,640 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Mississippi: they have 319,704 confirmed cases, 7,369 confirmed deaths, and 310,189 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]   
  77. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,747 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Democratic Republic of the Congo (they pushed ahead of Sudan to the new position), 118th country on the list: 36,578 cases of the virus, 866 confirmed deaths and 27,894 confirmed recoveries.[xxiii]     
  78. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,823.45, DOWN 210.22 points (-0.62%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,161.35, UP 121.67 points (+0.87%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,221.86, DOWN -1.84 points (-0.044%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.02 per barrel, -0.02 (-0.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,776.50 per troy oz., +1.70 (+0.10%) while the price of SILVER is $26.02 per troy ounce, +0.16 (+0.61%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,060.40 per troy oz, +5.40 (+0.51%) while the price of COPPER is $4.18 per pound, 0.00 (+0.08%).[xxiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,518.03 per troy oz, -271.31 (-9.98%).[xxv] The price of RHODIUM is $23,000.00 per troy oz., +200.00 (+0.88%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $595,000.00 per troy oz., -7,500.00 (-1.24%). [xxvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  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 20.41.     In Malawian Kwacha, one greenback equals 793.74 and in Malaysian Ringgit, a buck equals 4.14 and in Maldivian Rufiyaa, one dollar equals 15.42 of theirs.[xxvii]        
  79. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.227 per gallon, $2.957 in Florida, $3.976 in Hawaii, and $3.628 in Washington state.[xxviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Missouri: $2.756.  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- Mozambique: $3.794 per U.S. Gallon.[xxix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,417,914,125,896 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxx]  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 Singapore, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Saudi Arabia with $136 and 180 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxxi]
  80. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day #86 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and has yet to show up.  Fire this laughing orangutan.  Next, former CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan believes that other states will follow suit and begin deploying law enforcement officers to aid in protecting our southern border as “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, has in sending Sunshine State law enforcement to aid his fellow governors in Texas and Arizona.   Speaking of Florida and the border, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody, Republican, is calling on other states to follow the lead of her state and to send law enforcement officers to the border states to help repel the illegal alien invasion.
  81. 2021 Thursday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– The European Union creates Chi-Vi vaccine passports so citizens of the international body can travel freely between member states.  Americans seeking to travel in Europe will also have to be able to prove vaccination status, proof of antibodies related to previous infection, or recent negative COVID-19 tests; otherwise, YOU can’t come to the EU.  (Note- F**k the EU).  Next, Ryanair is suing Great Britain over new travel restrictions ahead of the busy summer travel season.
  82. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Rep. Rob Wittman, R-VA 1st congressional district, told Newsmax that a new bill will hold the Chi-Coms wholly responsible for letting loose on the world the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Meanwhile, even as more and more evidence continues to come out showing that the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines are harmful to human beings due to toxic ingredients, Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says the government is going to dump $3.2 billion into creating antiviral pills.  (Note- Dr. “Phony Tony,”[xxxii] how much of that $3.2 billion will go into YOUR pockets?)  Elsewhere, as the Delta variant of the ‘VID continues to spread, federal government is doubling down on everyone to get vaccinated with the yet-to-be-approved by the FDA vaccines.  Friends, when drug manufacturers have QUALIFIED IMMUNITY stripped away from them (as it should be from the Chi-Coms in the World Court) and people affected negatively by their products can sue them, we might consider getting inoculated then.
  83. 2021 Thursday I: Joe Biden News–  Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says the recent ‘Putin-Biden summit’ shows how Russian leader Vladimir Putin is testing the Biden regime.  Meanwhile, Fred H. Fleitz, CEO of the Center for Security Policy, affirms this by saying that the ‘recent summit between Russia’s leader and (dimwitted) Joe Biden harmed U.S. security.’  (Note- Joe Biden told Mr. Putin NOT to hack into 16 industries or companies which means the other ones are on the table).   Rep. Mike Turner, R-OH 10th congressional district, said of ‘Joe’s summit’ that he had ‘no real goals for his meeting with Vladimir Putin.’  In other regime news, the U.S. Department of Justice is dropping the lawsuit against former Donald J. Trump White House adviser John “Endless Wars” Bolton’s book, “The Room Where it Happened.”
  84. 2021 Thursday J: Political News I– Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, has introduced a bill with which to abolish the ATF- the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms (and Explosives).  Meanwhile, a new poll says that ’74-percent of Republican voters support state-wide election audits.’  Amen.  We suspect it’s higher than that.   Meanwhile, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says questions regarding ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ failure to visit the southern border in 86 flipping days no less are both ‘unfair’ and ‘disrespectful.’  F**k her and f**k YOU.
  85. 2021 Thursday K: Political News II– Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple who defended their home from violent Black Lives Matter fecal matter protesters a summer ago pled guilty to misdemeanors to get this bogus case off their backs.  When BLM trash knocked the gates of their private community and threatened them and their pets with rape, death, and the burning down of their property, the duo grabbed their guns, went outside, and stood in front of their home armed and ready to go.  YET, they NEVER once pointed their legally-owned firearms at the thugs creating havoc in their neighborhood.  God bless them and let’s see the BLM thugs hauled before court and given some stiff prison sentences.
  86. 2021 Thursday L: Political News III– Conservative political activists in Michigan are demanding an Arizona-style 2020 Election audit.  Next, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the ‘Gropin’ Gov’ celebrates the end of the pandemic with a massive show of fireworks in the Big Apple.  Both he and NYC Mayor Bill ‘Bag O’ Fries’ Di Blasio are in a celebratory mood after driving the state and the city into economic collapse.  Elsewhere, J. Chuck Todd, the little snowflake says of 2020 Election fraud proponents that if they don’t accept the premise the election was honest, ‘it’s going to be a painful interview.’  J. Chuck- F— you.
  87. 2021 Thursday M: U.S. Supreme Court News– By a vote of 7-2, the United States Supreme Court shagged off another GOP challenge to Obamacare.  Go figure.  (Note- as long as John Roberts serves as chief justice, we will NEVER get this evil monstrosity off the backs of the American people.  The Biden regime crows that ‘SCOTUS NOT overturning Obamacare is a BFD’).  However, the case was rejected on STANDING and not on the MERITS of the case.  Next, the Supreme Court stands up for the Catholic Church as it rebuffs a lawsuit brought by LGBTQIA+ fascists seeking to destroy a Catholic charity placing kids with foster parents.  The gays want foster kids placed in homosexual homes which the charity says goes against the teachings of the church.  We concur.
  88. 2021 Thursday N: Business News– After soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo pushes Coca-Cola aside and endorses water, the soft drink manufacturer’s stock tumbles by $4 billion in value.  (Note- we say ‘F**K woke corporations, they get what they deserve.  Soft drinks are nonessential foods; no, people choose to drink them just as we can un-choose to drink them and even better, carry them in our restaurants and foodservice operations.  Screw them).
  89. 2021 Thursday O: Joe Biden Regime News I– There is a growing outcry for the Biden regime to release information related as to HOW MANY undercover agents of various federal law enforcement agencies helped carry out the FALSE FLAG OPERATION the world had the misfortune to see on January 6, 2021, when Antifa and Black Lives Matter human fecal matter infiltrated the peaceful ranks of Trump supporters and turned a peaceful gathering into a riotous, violent mob, one dimwits like Joe Biden still claim ‘killed a cop.’   Speaking of these more than 450 poor souls locked up in solitary confinement, most are not expected to go to trial until sometime within the next 2-3 years.
  90. 2021 Thursday P: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– As the Derek Chauvin defense team continues its push toward demanding a retrial of their client over all sorts of corrupt activities and poor-timing on behalf of the city of Minnesota, the prosecution is doing everything it can so as to avoid having to try Chauvin again.  We fully suspect that thanks to the actions of one juror who LIED on the juror questionnaire and those of Rep. Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, CPUSA-CA 43rd congressional district that NOT only will Officer Chauvin receive another trial, but he will also be acquitted which will lead the DOJ to double down on double jeopardy.
  91. 2021 Thursday Q: National Security News– The FCC says it will explore whether Chi-Com telecommunications equipment should be banned over their ties to the People’s Liberation Army.
  92. 2021 Thursday R: Environmental News I– It’s summertime and the American West and Southwest is experiencing elevated temperatures.  Morons like Sandy “The Fly” Cortez are shrieking about ‘CLIMATE CHANGE!  GLOBAL WARMING!  EXTREME WEATHER!’  Those of us who have been around for decades understand that when it’s summer in some locales, it gets flipping hot.  Enough said.  (Note- the dreadful thing is, the Climate Change dupes want to take away our air conditioning).
  93. 2021 Thursday S: U.S. House of Representatives News– U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi champions her new “Juneteenth” federal holiday making it the 12th paid federal holiday.  Drooling Joe Biden is expected to sign the bill into law.   Meanwhile, the GOP House campaign arm opens up to accepting cryptocurrency donations.  In other Democrat-dominated House news, Judiciary Committee Dems are seeking Trump-era subpoenas for data on Democrat lawmakers suspected of leaking like sieves.  Here we go again, another BOGUS investigation.
  94. 2021 Thursday T: U.S. Senate News– U.S. Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says he will pass the federal budget sans any output by Republicans.  He could give a shit whether Republicans vote for the budget or they don’t.  Meanwhile, U.S. Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell dismisses Senator Joe Manchin’s, D-W. VA, stance on voting rights.  Everyone knows spineless Senator Manchin will drop to his knees before the fawning POS majority leader and do his bidding.
  95. 2021 Thursday U: Louisiana State News– Governor John Bel Edwards, D-LA, says the state will END enhanced unemployment benefits as of July 31, 2021.  It is time for Louisianans to return to work.  NOW.
  96. 2021 Thursday V: Texas State News– Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, and leaders of both political parties held a joint news conference today in which the state will make a down payment of $250 million to begin again the construction of the border wall along the frontier with Mexico.  What we anticipate is that if Texas and Arizona begin reinforcing their borders with corrupt Mexico, illegals will flood through New Mexico and California which will cause voters in those two states to demand better border security.  The American people will no longer stand for a tidal wave of bottom-of-the-barrel illegal aliens running amok in their country.  We are contributing to the effort to secure our southern border.   (Note- we think that Governor Abbott should bring in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio to run the desert gulags for the illegal aliens- HE knows how to make people NEVER want to break the law again…).  Meanwhile, Governor Abbott signs ‘constitutional carry’ into law meaning Texans do not have to have a concealed carry permit to carry a legal firearm.
  97. 2021 Thursday W: Economic News– Unemployment numbers surged UP last month by 412,000 new claims for jobless benefits.  Oh, no, Joe, your ‘economic plans’ are collapsing the economy.  Dumb ass.
  98. 2021 Thursday X: U.S. Military News– The Associated Press reports that since 2010 the U.S. military has ‘mysteriously’ lost more than 1,900 weapons.  Say what?  
  99. 2021 Thursday Y: Observation of the Day– In other news, it is becoming increasingly clear that our military no longer has combat-qualified officers leading it but political hacks and appointees working to destabilize it and then to rebuild it as an updated version of the RED ARMY.  How soon will we see political commissars appointed to monitor the minds and actions of the soldiers?  How soon will it be before we see troops falling back from overwhelming odds being machine-gunned by their commissars?  Don’t laugh, we bet the Russian military that morphed into becoming the Red Army never thought their leaders would be more concerned with politics than with fighting and most importantly, winning wars.  We would say that this is among the reasons we spent more than 20 years in the septic tank of Afghanistan or why when President Donald J. Trump assumed office back in January 2017 that we suddenly found out we had troops in more places- like Equatorial Africa and parts of the Middle East we had no clue we had troops.  What we are seeing is a combination of the Red Army married with wealth for the top positions while everyone else must fall into line, follow the political orders of the day while paying scant attention to fighting to win against diabolical enemies.  (Note- Chef Vicky- let me know what YOU think).  (Note #2- look at NASA- now we are concerned with putting the first women and people of color on the moon?  While that’s great, what if they aren’t as skilled as other astronauts?  That is not a mission I would ever seek to participate).
  100. 2022 Friday:  Stick around and discover whatever the heck is going on today…

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The next album by the Beach Boys was a two-LP (back in the day) retrospective look at the group’s 10 years with their own label, Brother Records.  Thus, we get the crème de la crème of the albums running from “Sunflower” to “Keepin’ the Summer Alive” to even a cut from Dennis Wilson’s “Pacific Ocean Blue” all compiled on “Ten Years of Harmony,” an album that hit music store shelves on December 07, 1981.  Folks, if you have yet to avail your ears to the music of this phenomenal period of musical recordings by one of the all-time greatest American rock bands, well, this is a wonderful way in which you can do it so make sure you do it now.  You will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began promoting the music of Santana on Tuesday, 28-August-2012 through Tuesday, 23-October-2012.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed man and his band out wherever you can find them.

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

[iii] We hope to promote the music of John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers soon.

[iv] We began promoting the music of Canned Heat on Sunday, 05-June-2011 through Sunday, 17-July-2011.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[v] We promoted the music of Big Brother and the Holding Company, beginning on Monday, 18-July-2011 through Tuesday, 26-July-2011.  At the time, we were not farsighted enough to offer the music of Janis Joplin but hope to do so at some point in the near future when we return to promoting the music of American rock bands.

[vi] When we do Electric Flag, we will do Al Kooper.

[vii] We hope to share the music of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band as well as Al Kooper sometime in the next 10-15 years.  We hope you will remain with us as loyal readers.

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

[ix] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

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

[xi] We promoted the music of the famed San Francisco, California, rock band, Moby Grape, on Monday, 09-April-2012 through Monday, 23-April-2012.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[xii] We hope we live long enough to promote the music of this legendary artist.

[xiii] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.

[xiv] Not sure as to when we promote the music of this amazing vocalist.  Within the next two decades is a plausible timeline…

[xv] 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.

[xvi] If we remain in publication long enough, we will promote the music of this famed group.

[xvii] We hope we live long enough (which at our ages is not a guarantee), we want to promote the music of Otis.  There was no one like him; there will never be another like him in the history of the world.

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

[xix] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.  The album, “Tommy,” we promoted the album on Saturday, 08-August-2015.  We hope you will seek it and music by this band and its members out ASAP.

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

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

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

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

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

[xxv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxxii] Dr. ‘Phony Tony” Fauci continues taking incoming fire from all sides and adamantly claims that ‘U.S. scientists did NOT suppress the TRUE Chi-Com Virus numbers’ as everyone now knows he did.  Again, HOW MUCH MONEY has this piece of duck dreck made on this lab-engineered pandemic?

159. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 08, 2022

1954 Tuesday: In Hanoi, capital of French Indochina, a new general takes over after his predecessor was sacked on the 4th: General Paul Ely. Peace talks between the French, the communists, and the Russians are ongoing in Europe to bring some sort of end to the war there but the French are moving faster than the talks are. They are preparing to abandon much of the northern part of Vietnam while trying to hold on to portions of the south. The mood at home back in France is not very good- for the people of France, this smells a lot like the summer of 1940.

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159. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 08, 2022:

President Andrew Jackson: Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justices Noah Haynes Swayne and Byron White; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Fred A. Seaton; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William M. Meredith; the Allman Brothers Band featuring Derek Trucks, Boz Scaggs, Duran Duran featuring Nick Rhodes, Fleetwood Mac featuring Danny Kirwan, King Crimson featuring Michael “Jakko” Jakszyk, Little Feat featuring Gabe Ford, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Taylor, and Three Dog Night featuring Chuck Negron:

  1. 65 Monday: The Jews revolt against Roman rule in Jerusalem, capturing the Fortress Antonia, driving out, and massacring one of the legions guarding the city.  This would lead to a series of events that would bring Rome down hard upon the peoples of Judea.  By the time the war ended several years later, Jerusalem would be in ruins and the Jewish people carted off as slaves, not to return until 19th century.
  2. 452 Saturday: Attila the Hun invades Italy.
  3. 536 Friday: St. Silverius begins his reign as the 58th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until March 11, 537.
  4. 632 Friday: The Prophet Mohammud died in Medina, Saudi Arabia.  Rest well.
  5. 793 Tuesday: The Vikings plunder St. Cuthbert convent at Lindisfarne, England.
  6. 974 Wednesday: The reign of the 134th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict VI ended his time as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He first became pontiff on January 19, 973.
  7. 1191 Saturday: England’s King Richard I arrives in Acre, Holy Land, beginning his crusade to reclaim the area from the Muslim incursions.
  8. 1789 Monday: James Madison introduces a proposed Bill of Rights in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  9. 1799 Saturday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future 19th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William M. Meredith is born.  A Federalist, then a Whig, and finally a Republican, he would serve under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08,1849 to July 22,1850.
  10. 1815 Thursday: Under the Act of Confederation, 39 German states unify into one.
  11. 1845 Sunday: Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States, died in Nashville, Tennessee.
  12. 1861 Saturday: Voters in Tennessee approved an Ordinance of Secession passed the previous month by the legislature.
  13. 1869 Tuesday: Ives W. McGaffey received a U.S. patent for the suction vacuum cleaner on this date.
  14. 1872 Saturday: Congress authorized the penny postcard on this date.
  15. 1884 Sunday: In New York City, the 35th Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court- Noah Haynes Swayne, first a Democrat and then a Republican, died.  President Abraham Lincoln nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice John McLean.  He served from 01-24-1862 to 01-24-1881.
  16. 1886 Tuesday: The first Civil Rights Act passes.
  17. 1915 Tuesday: Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan resigned in disagreement with President Woodrow Wilson over U.S. handling of the sinking of the Lusitania.
  18. 1917 Friday: During World War I, Major General John J. “Blackjack” Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Force, arrived in Liverpool, England, while en route to France.  Meanwhile, at Ft. Jay in New York, the 1st Expeditionary Division (later renamed the 1st Infantry Division, aka, “The Big Red One,” underwent organization. Finally, future 93rd Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Byron White is born in Fort Collins, Colorado, on this date.  President John F. Kennedy would appoint the Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Charles Whittaker.  White served on the nation’s high court from April 12, 1962, to June 28, 1993.
  19. 1920 Tuesday: The Republican National Convention opened in Chicago; its delegates ended up nominating Warren G. Harding for president.
  20. 1934 Friday: The Cincinnati Reds became the first Major League team to use an airplane to travel from one city to another.  They flew from their hometown on this date to the Windy City of Chicago.
  21. 1939 Thursday: Britain’s King George VI and his consort, Queen Elizabeth, arrived in Washington, D.C., and were received by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the White House on this date.
  22. 1942 Monday: Bing Crosby recorded “Adeste Fideles” and “Silent Night” in Los Angeles for Decca Records.  Elsewhere, future vocalist with the rock band, Three Dog Night[i] (1967-76 / 1981-85)—Chuck Negron—is born on this date in New York City.
  23. 1944 Thursday: Boz Scaggs[ii], one of the all-time great guitarists and vocalists of modern times was born on this date in Canton, Ohio.  He began playing in the Steve Miller Band[iii] and then went solo in the early 1970’s and continues performing to this day.  Elsewhere, Germany’s 1 SS Panzer Corps counterattacks the Allies at Normandy Beach.
  24. 1948 Tuesday: John Rudder becomes the first black commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps.  Meanwhile, the “Texaco Star Theater” made its debut on NBC-TV with Milton Berle guest-hosting the first program; later, Berle became the permanent host.  
  25. 1953 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that restaurants in the District of Columbia could not refuse to serve blacks.  Meanwhile, eight tornadoes struck Michigan’s Lower Peninsula killing 126 people, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; an extremely powerful twister in Flint caused most of the deaths.
  26. 1954 Tuesday: In Hanoi, capital of French Indochina, a new general takes over after his predecessor was sacked on the 4th: General Paul Ely.  Peace talks between the French, the communists, and the Russians are ongoing in Europe to bring some sort of end to the war there but the French are moving faster than the talks are.  They are preparing to abandon much of the northern part of Vietnam while trying to hold on to portions of the south.  The mood at home back in France is not very good- for the people of France, this smells a lot like the summer of 1940.
  27. 1956 Friday: The 36th U.S. Interior Secretary Fred A. Seaton assumed office on this date.  A Republican, Secretary Seaton served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until January 20, 1961.
  28. 1958 Sunday: Michael “Jakko” Jakszyk future guitarist/vocalist with the British progressive rock band King Crimson[iv] from 2013-present—is born in Archway, London, England, on this date.
  29. 1962 Friday: In Birmingham, England, future keyboardist/vocalist with the British 1980s-1990s pop band, Duran Duran- Nick Rhodes- is born.
  30. 1965 Tuesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson finally authorized U.S. troops stationed in South Vietnam to begin taking part in offensive operations against the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army.
  31. 1966 Wednesday: National and American football leagues announced a merger to take effect in 1970 on this date.
  32. 1967 Thursday: When Israeli warplanes attacked the USS Liberty, a Navy intelligence gathering ship in the Mediterranean, they accidentally killed 34 U.S. service members.  Later, Israel said it had mistaken the U.S. ship for an Egyptian vessel and did its best to nullify its presence.
  33. 1968 Saturday: James Earl Ray, assassin of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. undergoes capture in London, England.  Elsewhere, Don Drysdale pitches a record 58th consecutive scoreless inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  34. 1969 Sunday: Mick Taylor replaces Brian Jones in the Rolling Stones[v].
  35. 1972 Thursday: During the Vietnam War, an Associated Press photographer captured the image of 9-year-old Pan Thi Kim Phuc as she ran naked, severely burned from the scene of a South Vietnamese napalm attack.
  36. 1973 Friday: General Francisco Franco relinquished his post as Spain’s prime minister while remaining head of state.  Elsewhere, Gabe Ford, future drummer with the Southern rock band, Little Feat[vi], is born on this date.
  37. 1974 Saturday: The United States and Saudi Arabia sign a military-economic pact.
  38. 1978 Thursday: A jury in Clark County, Nevada, ruled the so-called, “Mormon will,” purportedly written by the late billionaire Howard Hughes to be a forgery.
  39. 1979 Friday: Future guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[vii] among others and son of ABB drummer Butch Trucks—Derek Trucks—is born on this date in Jacksonville, Florida.
  40. 1982 Tuesday: In the 36th National Basketball Association’s Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 4 games to 2.  Elsewhere, during the Falklands War, the British Royal Fleet Auxiliary Sir Galahad undergoes attack by Argentine aircraft; 48 soldiers and crewmembers lose their lives.  Finally, President Ronald Reagan became the first American chief executive to address a joint session of the British Parliament.  
  41. 1983 Wednesday: President Ronald Reagan became the first American Chief Executive to address a joint session of the British Parliament.
  42. 1986 Sunday: In the 40th National Basketball Association’s Finals, the Boston Celtics beat the Houston Rockets 4 games to 2.  This was Boston’s 16th NBA championship.
  43. 1987 Monday: Fawn Hall began testifying at the Iran-Contra Hearings, describing as how, to National Security aide Oliver L. North that she helped shred some documents and spirit away others—big fucking deal!   
  44. 1991 Saturday: In Washington, D.C., a victory parade occurs for the veterans of the Gulf War.
  45. 1995 Thursday: U.S. Marines rescued Captain Scott O’Grady, whose F-16C fighter jet had been shot down by Bosnian Serbs on June 2.  Meanwhile, Mickey Mantle received a liver transplant at a Dallas hospital; however, the baseball great died two months later.
  46. 1996 Saturday: Revival of the legendary procession of Lady Godiva naked through Coventry, England, takes place on this date.
  47. 1998 Monday: The National Rifle Association elected actor Charlton Heston to be its president.
  48. 2003 Sunday: Frustrated and angry over delays, a coalition of the nation’s mayors meeting in Denver asked federal officials to bypass state governments and give them the money they needed to beef up homeland security.
  49. 2009 Monday: North Korea’s highest court sentenced American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee to 12 years’ hard labor for trespassing and ‘hostile acts.’  However, the women received a pardon in early August 2009 after former president Bill Clinton made a trip to Pyongyang and begged for their release.  Meanwhile, Omar Bongo, 73, the world’s longest serving president who’d ruled Gabon for 42 years, died at a Spanish hospital.   
  50. 2010 Tuesday: The trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich begins today; Blagovich faces corruption charges regarding his alleged attempt to sell Barack Obama’s Senate seat.
  51. 2011 Wednesday: Australia bans live cattle exports to Indonesia for up to six months in response to reports of cruel treatment at Indonesian slaughterhouses.
  52. 2013 Saturday: China’s President Xi Jinxing and U.S. President Barack Obama discuss cyber espionage at the end of their two-day summit.
  53. 2015 Monday: South Korea continues to struggle with the Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome, aka MERS, what with another death and 23 new cases.
  54. 2016 Wednesday: In the city of Tel Aviv, as peaceful Israeli citizens go about their daily lives, two Palestinian thugs open fire on them.  Four Israelis are murdered outright while another 18 suffer wounds of varying degrees.  Instead of shooting the two Islamists dead, police arrest the pair and swoop them off to prison.   Elsewhere, after Governor John Kasich scribbles his signature on a bill, Ohio becomes the 25th to legalize ‘medicinal marijuana.’  What a joke.
  55. 2017 Thursday: Disgraced former FBI Director James Comey, a man despised by both the right and left, testified to a committee of the U.S. Senate that President Donald J. Trump ‘told lies plain and simple.’ [viii]  
  56. 2018 Friday: In Game 4 of the 2018 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors blew out the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 108-85.  This was the third Finals win in four years making the Golden State Warriors the newest NBA dynasty.  Meanwhile, famed British blues guitarist with Fleetwood Mac[ix] (1969-1972)- Danny Kirwan- died in London at age 68 from a case of chronic pneumonia.
  57. 2019 Saturday: Freedom lovers are outraged around the world following the arrest of Russian journalist Ivan Golunov on Thursday on drug charges.  Apparently, he was beaten while in custody by unknown perps who gave him a hematoma, fractured ribs, and a concussion.   Even worse, he was arrested after the cops planted drugs on him.  Poor bastard.
  58. 2020 Monday: The COVID-19 Virus Crisis, aka the Chinese Bat Flu, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, continues causing problems, exactly as the communist government in Beijing intended for it to do.  Here are the numbers for today for the world: 7,085,894 confirmed cases, 405,168 confirmed deaths, and 3,180,479 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the numbers: 1,999,671 confirmed cases, 112,579 confirmed deaths, and 530,531 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 131,319 confirmed cases, 4,653 confirmed deaths, but ZERO mention of confirmed recoveries because once again, little Governor Gavin Newsom is playing politics.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 675 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 617 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the stats: 24,041 confirmed cases, 1,161 confirmed deaths, and like the Golden State, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Elsewhere, Joe Biden now is the official presidential nominee of the Democratic Party.
  59. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 174,738,762 confirmed cases, +6,820, 3,762,570  confirmed deaths, +299 and 157,438,267 confirmed recoveries, +145,054.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,242,866 confirmed cases, UP 16,524 from yesterday’s reporting, 613,052 confirmed deaths, UP 360,[x] and 28,220,863 confirmed recoveries, UP 99,148.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xi]  
  60. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 295,145 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 164,504 deaths  
  61. 2021 Tuesday 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: 3,798,423 confirmed cases, 63,071 confirmed deaths, and 2,062,068 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,329,867 confirmed cases, 36,973 confirmed deaths, and 1,970,341 confirmed recoveries (same as the past week).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,685 confirmed cases, 505 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 443,979 confirmed cases, 5,832 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 218,657 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Louisiana, the home of the best cuisine in the world: they have 473,879 confirmed cases, 10,622 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.[xii]   
  62. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats Of The Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,585 confirmed cases, 6,418 confirmed deaths, and 832,981 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Uganda, 110th country on the list: 54,669 cases of the virus, 388 confirmed deaths and 47,760 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]     
  63. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,599.82, DOWN 30.42 points (-0.088%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,924.91, UP 43.19 points (+0.31%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,227.26, UP 0.74 points (+0.018%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.32 per barrel, +0.27 (+0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $1,894.60 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%) while the price of SILVER is $27.72 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.04%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,163.10 per troy oz, +0.60 (+0.05%) while the price of COPPER is $4.54 per pound, -0.02 (-0.45%).[xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,814.28 per troy oz, +7.29 (+0.26%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $22,250.00 per troy oz., -250.00 (-1.11%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.69.     In Haitian Gourde, one greenback equals 90.50 and in Honduran Lempira, a buck equals 23.97 and in Hong Kong Dollar, one dollar equals 7.76 of theirs.[xvii]        
  64. 2021 Tuesday 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 $4.223 per gallon, $2.925 in Florida, $3.954 in Hawaii, and $3.605 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Indiana: $3.070.  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- Guyana: $3.506 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,383,386,054,306 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been lynched.  NOTE- communist China owns approximately $1.1 trillion.  After Japan, the Chi-Coms, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and Ireland , the next highest holder of U.S. debt is Luxembourg: that nation holds about $267.8 billion of U.S. debt- how about that?[xxi]
  65. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Wherever the laughing hyena- ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris- goes, she continues embarrassing herself and the administration.  When asked as to WHY she has yet to visit the southern border, she did what she does best and that is to burst out laughing like the jackal that she is.  Today, coming home from her humiliating trip to Guatemala to discuss the ongoing BORDER CALAMITY, she stopped in Mexico and was embarrassed there by anti-“Cho-Mo Joe” Biden-“Kooky Kamala” Harris protesters who showed up to tell her to go home and to reinforce the fact that President Donald J. Trump won.  As if this is not lethal to this fraudulent administration, news accounts say that ‘she fails to impress on her first taxpayer-funded trip abroad.’  Wow.  This is what happens when one helps steal an election and then tries to act as though they are legit.  People know the truth.  “Kooky Kamala” should tuck her cur tail between her legs and come home, disappear, and stay silent until the courts throw her and feeble Joe out of the White House.[xxii]  Speaking of this calamity along the border, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, said that ‘Joe Biden and his border czar are covering up the absolute disaster along the border by staying as far away from it as possible.’  Amen.
  66. 2021 Tuesday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, And ‘Refugees’ News– One America News once again updates the stats on what illegal immigration is costing the United States.  First, Cost this Day alone is $526,446,112.  Second, Total Cost this Year: $173,677,166,592.  Third: Number of Illegals who crossed the border this year: 1,780,052.  Fourth and final, Total Number of Illegal Aliens in the U.S. as you read this: 35,780,052 to which we say the ‘true number is closer to 60-80 million illegals.  Initiate new Operation Wetback II, round them up, load them onto trains, planes, buses, trucks, freighters, and even rickshaws and send them back to Mexico.  Let the Mexicans sort them out.  (Note- we learned yesterday on Newsmax that once the illegals make it across the southern border and arrive at safe houses, Americans come and pick them up and distribute them across three principal states- Texas, Tennessee, and Virginia.  And people claim the Replacement Theory is ‘conspiracy theory.’  Sure.  One thing we do know: any American citizen aiding the human trafficking must spend 20-30 years in a federal prison).
  67. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information–  Washington state has a new program running through July 12: “Joints for Jabs.”  If a person 21 or older gets the Chi-Vi vaccine, they can visit a state licensed marijuana dispensary and get themselves a free joint.  Question is, will it be bottom shelf stuff the likes of which they sell to low-income minorities or will it be top-of-the-line stuff imported from the Hindu Kush?  Thank you, Governor Jay Inslee, DS-WA, you big dumbass.  Still, people are shying away from getting the vaccinations now.   Next, Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, signed a bill prohibiting COVID-19 Vaccine Passports and said that Texas is OPEN 100-percent.  Elsewhere, a New York pharmacist got fired for refusing to offer the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccinations.  Sad.   Finally, a new report says that ‘past COVID-19 infection is best defense against getting the disease again.’  In essence, this finding means that Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, was 100-percent correct when he said this while questioning the ‘Mighty Mite’ ‘Phony Tony’ Fauci.
  68. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Top airlines around the world are becoming increasingly uneasy and are asking global health authorities to begin easing the restrictions as otherwise, they will go broke sans customers.   Elsewhere, economic genius Peter Navarro says, ‘Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci[xxiii] orchestrated a coverup of the role the Chi-Coms played in loosing the Wuhan Flu on the world.’  Meanwhile, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory had a report ready to go back in May 2020 in which, it laid out the damning evidence that the Chi-Vi was lab-created and either loosed on the world through ineptitude or on purpose on an unsuspecting world.  Elsewhere, Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci is in cahoots with Little Mark Zuckerberg when it comes to covering up the Chi-Coms’ vast COVID-19 crimes.[xxiv]  Finally, UC Berkeley physics Professor Richard Muller told Greg Kelly on Newsmax that research shows beyond a shadow of a doubt that the Wuhan Virus Crisis was indeed developed within the Wuhan Institute of Virology.  
  69. 2021 Thursday J: Foreign News / Overseas News– Russia announced today in advance of the upcoming summit in Switzerland on June 16 between Vladimir Putin and enfeebled Joe Biden their official withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty.  Ba-boom!  Another bitch-slap to the face of the drooler-in-chief.  Speaking of Russia, they are commissioning a new class of submarines, the Yasen-M-class nuclear-powered, guided missile submarine.  Next, communist-lover Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being pressured by both Canadian businesses and the United States to reopen the border between the U.S. and Canada.  In other hilarious news, French President Emanuel Macron found himself slapped across the face as he was out going on a walkabout and when he approached a rope line, a gentleman on the other side slapped him across his petulant puss.  Yikes.   Not sure what may have happened to the slapper.  In other foreign and overseas news, we learn today that the Chi-Coms are doing everything imaginable and then some to repress Uighur birth rates.  (Note- and you wonder why we typically say that the Chi-Coms and Nazi Germany have so much in common).[xxv] (Speaking of the Chi-Coms, the U.S. Senate is set to pass a sweeping tech bill with which to combat the communist threat emanating from Beijing).
  70. 2021 Tuesday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– ‘Joe Biden’ is set to launch a ‘taskforce’ on America’s supply chain problems.  (Note- do what President Donald J. Trump advocated- bring EVERYTHING home from communist China.  Period).  Next, the Dems are having problems pushing the ‘Joe Biden agenda’ without the support of some of their own senators in the U.S. Senate.  Add to that the fact of liberal infighting, confusion, and plain stupidity and it’s no wonder his ‘agenda’ is going in a circular motion down the crapper and off to the water purification farm.  In fact, Senate ‘Majority Leader’ “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says infrastructure talks between the White House and the GOP have ‘hit a brick wall.’  His counterpart, Senate ‘Minority Leader’ ‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell, R-KY, says that ‘era of bipartisanship is over.’  Amen.
  71. 2021 Tuesday L: Big Tech News– Poll- 86-percent of Americans believe the United States is vulnerable to damaging cyberattacks.  The federal government, however, claims to have recovered around 63 Bitcoin from the account the hackers of the Colonial oil pipeline used to amass their ransom.  Good.  Now, we need to find and execute them.  Even as the feds have a success, a new cyberattack hits a provider of tech services to Capitol Hill demanding ransom.  This seems to be a daily, ongoing thing.  Someone nudge ‘drooling Joe’ and see if he’s awake.  Someone must do something.
  72. 2021 Tuesday M: Political News I– the U.S. Senate passes a bill with which to provide payments to victims of the ‘Havana Syndrome,’ the microwave attacks on U.S. diplomats and embassy personnel in various stations around the world.   About time.  Next, because U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland has a penis and not a vagina between his legs, the LEFT is demanding he be replaced with former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates.  Look, we think Garland’s a loser; however, replacing one loser with another loser makes no sense at all NO matter the genitalia.  In other news, Buckhead, a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia, is seeking to secede from the crime-infested, illegal alien-overrun city and become their own city.  We hope they ‘secede.’  (LOL).  Meanwhile, a new U.S. Senate report on January 6, 2021, puts the onus on what happened on that day- one the Dems compare to the War of 1812, Pearl Harbor, and September 11, 2001- onto the Capitol Hill cops who did nothing even with intel to stop the FALSE FLAG OPERATION[xxvi] that overran the Capitol Building.
  73. 2021 Tuesday N: Political News II– Back from the graveyard, hardcore Democrat, cash bundler for the Clintons, and former Governor Terry McAuliffe, bested his opponents in the Virginia Democratic Party’s gubernatorial primary race.   Democrats believe the Virginia state races in November 2021 will demonstrate how well the Democrats are doing which is why in our view, Virginia is among the BIG THREE states where traffickers are bringing vast numbers of illegal aliens.   They want to flood the polls with a tidal wave of new voters to put a man labeled the “punk” by famed radio icon, Rush Limbaugh.  
  74. 2021 Tuesday O: Moron News– Sandy “The Fly” Cortez- the one some public relations firm tied to former Nazi and ‘born again communist’ George Soros dubbed ‘AOC’- was crying on some radio or TV show about having to get counseling for her post-traumatic stress disorder she claims to have suffered at the aforementioned Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Wah, wah, wah, girl, don’t you ever shut up?  Speaking of another moron, octogenarian entertainer Cher can’t distinguish between blonde female senators.  She was bitching and moaning about Senator Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, not standing with her party and confused her with a vacuous blonde from New York Kirsten Gillibrand.  Cher said the voters of New York must vote that skank out of office.  She didn’t mean you, Senator Gillibrand.  Perhaps someone can enlighten Cher?[xxvii]   Finally, actress Ellie Kemper of ‘The Office’ fame is yet another to bite the dust as the WOKE mob continues devouring its own.  Apparently, Ms. Kemper went to a Cotillion dance and celebration back in flipping 1999 and because she wore a white dress and white gloves to her above her elbow as females participating in these events typically do, she became a MAJOR TARGET and was forced to apologize profusely and to then leave whatever show of which she was a cast member.  Wow.
  75. 2021 Tuesday P: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega Millions Draw #1666 with a pot of $56 million.  Here are the numbers: 09, 22, 39, 41, 54, and Mega 19.  Out of 53,082 winning numbers in California, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $41,111.     
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One thing about the Beach Boys is that while their vocal harmonies soared, harmony among the band members was always affray which was sad.  Alan Jardine and Mike Love sought control, but Brian Wilson had the ‘touch.’  Carl contributed great tunes whereas Dennis was slowly becoming a problem for the band.  Still, the band had not released a new studio album since “Holland” several years back.  Demand was high and thus it was time to release a brand-new record and to make it appear as though Brian was back at the helm.  Thus, we get “15 Big Ones,” released on July 05, 1976.  The album is a mix of classic oldies and some Beach Boys compositions that might have appeared on B-Sides and the like. The album features the same lineup as the preceding one: Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), Bruce Johnston (backing vocals), and others including members of the touring ensemble.  Say what you will about the album but at the time, it was a godsend since fans sought any music from the group and it would mark the start of the ‘third period of productivity.’  We hope you will seek this one out as it has its moments and some tunes such as Alan Jardine’s “Susie Cincinnati” are a joy to behold.  Seek it out and make it a part of your daily listening rotation.  Enjoy.

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[i] Not sure when we will get around to doing the music of Three Dog Night but if we ever return to promoting the music of famed rock bands from the 1960s and the 1970s, we sure as heck will include this stellar band, one that is still performing to this day.  We saw them in 2019 and all we can say is “Wow.”

[ii] When we promoted the music of the Steve Miller Band, we screwed up by not promoting the music of Boz Scaggs at the same time.  We look forward to doing it soon.

[iii] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

[iv] We presented the music of this British prog-rock band, the amazing King Crimson, beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 through Sunday, 21-December-2014.  We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.

[v] 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.

[vi] We celebrated the music of the amazing Little Feat beginning on Tuesday, 11-June-2013 through Monday, 15-July-2013.  One of the great unsung bands of all time, we hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your music collection.

[vii] When we present the music of the Allman Brothers Band, we will present the music of Gov’t Mule.  Stay tuned for further developments.

[viii] James Comey is a worthless POS and one of the main coup plotters against President Donald J. Trump.  We hope he will soon be breaking rocks at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary for his role in the attempted coup.

[ix] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  Seeing as how Fleetwood Mac was among the earliest bands we ever promoted, we will have to pick them back up and present not only the music of the band that has come out since then but also the individual member’s solo projects.

[x] 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)

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

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

[xiii] 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)

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

[xv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xxi] So says Investopedia: How Much U.S. Debt Does China Own? (investopedia.com)

[xxii] Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R-OH 2nd congressional district, says it’s ‘absolutely unbelievable that neither Joe Biden nor his flunky have visited the southern border. 

[xxiii] A new Rasmussen poll says that ONLY 40-percent of Americans believe the ‘Mighty Mite’ told the truth at any point.

[xxiv] Speaking of the political hack doctor, the “Fire Fauci Act” continues to gain momentum.  It is funny that yesterday during a trip the midget doctor took with Dr. Jill Biden, the ersatz ‘first lady,’ people along the way hooted and yelled at them, demanding he resign office NOW.

[xxv] Like the Nazis, the Chi-Coms allow ‘private ownership of businesses and wealth’ as long as the business owners and wealthy play ball with the regime.  Like the Nazis, the Chi-Coms have a strong territorial aggression agenda by which they will take over other nations through threat or by cash.  Like the Nazis, they seek to exterminate the Untermensch (in their eyes) of racial, ethnic, and religious minorities, and maintain a vast system of concentration and slave labor camps and do something the Nazis never even thought of doing: organ harvesting for sale to the highest bidder.  Yes, the People’s Republic of China is Nazi Germany but with an Asian face.

[xxvi] The False Flag Operation was one organized by Antifa and carried out with their thugs and Black Lives Matter communists insinuated into the ranks of Trump supporters to make it appear as though it was Trump supporters run amok.  The Dems are milking these teats for all their worth.  Their time will come.

[xxvii] Because this woman is a ditz, we will NEVER promote her music; we will, however, one day do the music of Sonny and Cher.

150. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 30, 2022

2015 Saturday: After a United States military surveillance flight identifies artillery on one of China’s fabricated islands in the South China Sea, concerns over security in the Asia-Pacific region increase by nations opposed to an expansionist communist China.

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150. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 30, 2022:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice of the United States John Catron; “The White Album” by the Beatles, the Clash featuring Topper Headon, the Dave Clark Five featuring Lenny Davidson, Derek and the Dominos featuring Carl Radle, Duran Duran featuring Stephen Duffy, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Peter Keys, and Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Jim Murray:

  1. 1415 Tuesday: The 205.2nd Roman Catholic Antipope John XXIII ends his reign as ‘pontiff’ in opposition to Pope Gregory XII.  The reign of John XXIII began on May 25, 1410.
  2. 1416 Thursday: The Catholic Church burns Jerome of Prague at the stake for heresy.
  3. 1431 Monday:  Condemned as a heretic, her captors burned Joan of Arc at the stake in Rouen, France.
  4. 1498 Monday: Christopher Columbus and six ships depart Spain for the New World on their third trip to the Western Hemisphere.
  5. 1536 Saturday: England’s King Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour, 11 days after second wife, Anne Boleyn went to the headsman.  Her crime: Treason and adultery.
  6. 1539 Tuesday: Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto discovers Florida.
  7. 1588 Monday: The Spanish Armada under the command of Admiral Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon, Portugal, for the invasion of England.
  8. 1783 Friday: Benjamin Towner of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, publishes the first daily newspaper in the United States.
  9. 1814 Monday: The victors sign the Treaty of Paris and Napoleon Bonaparte abdicates for the first time and heads into exile.
  10. 1821 Wednesday: James Boyd patents the first rubber fire hose.
  11. 1822 Thursday: A house slave betrays the Denmark Vesey conspiracy resulting in 37 blacks meeting their end on the gallows.
  12. 1848 Tuesday: Mexico ratifies the treaty with the United States that hands over California, New Mexico, and parts of Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and Colorado for $15 million.  Elsewhere, W.G. Young patented the ice cream freezer.
  13. 1854 Tuesday: The federal government established the territories of Nebraska and Kansas on this date.
  14. 1865 Tuesday: In Nashville, Tennessee, 26th Associate Justice John Catron- Democrat- of the United States Supreme Court died on this date.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill a new seat on the nation’s high court.  He served May 01, 1837, to May 30, 1865.
  15. 1868 Saturday: When two women place flowers on the graves of both Union and Confederate soldiers, it becomes the first observance of Memorial Day.  This event occurs in Columbus, Mississippi.
  16. 1876 Tuesday: The reign of the 32nd Ottoman Turkish Sultan and Caliph of all SUNNI ISLAM- Abdulaziz- ends on this date.  He first became the protector of the faithful on June 25, 1861.  His successor, the 33rd Sultan Murad V begins on this date.  Murad V would guide the faithful from today until August 31, 1876.  
  17. 1879 Friday: William Vanderbilt renamed Gilmore’s Garden in New York City to Madison Square Garden on this date.
  18. 1883 Wednesday: Sparked by a rumor that the recently opened Brooklyn Bridge was in danger of collapse, 12 people died during a stampede of fearful bridge-crossers.
  19. 1896 Saturday: The first automobile accident occurred in New York City.
  20. 1908 Saturday: The forerunner to the Federal Reserve System in the United States, the Aldrich-Vineland Currency Act, undergoes passage in Congress.
  21. 1911 Tuesday: The first Indy 500 took place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway; the winner was Ray Harroun, who drove a Marmon Wasp for more than 6.5 hours at an average speed of 74.6 mph and collected a prize of $10,000.
  22. 1912 Thursday: The United States dispatched U.S. Marines to Nicaragua to protect American interests from civil strife afflicting the Central American nation on this date.
  23. 1914 Saturday: The new and then largest Cunard Ocean liner RMS Aquitania at 45,647 tons, sets sail on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England, to New York City.
  24. 1922 Tuesday: The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., was dedicated on today’s date.  Attending the ceremony were President Warren G. Harding, Chief Justice William Howard Taft, and Robert Todd Lincoln.
  25. 1935 Thursday: Babe Ruth played in his last major leagues baseball game for the Boston Braves, leaving after the first inning of the first game of a double-header against the Philadelphia Phillies, who won both games.  Three days later, Ruth announced his retirement from the sport.
  26. 1937 Sunday: Demonstrating near the Republic Steel Plant in South Chicago, 12 steelworkers lost their lives when police fired on them.
  27. 1941 Friday: The British army enters Baghdad, Iraq, in hot pursuit of the fleeing pro-Axis government forces.
  28. 1942 Saturday: In California, one of the founding members of the psychedelic rock band, Quicksilver Messenger Service[i], 1965-1967- guitarist/vocalist Jim Murray- is born.  In response to the murder of Reinhard Heydrich, SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler arrives in Prague to check on the repressive measures ordered by him and Adolf Hitler.
  29. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, American troops secured the Aleutian island of Attu from Japanese forces.  Meanwhile, French General Charles de Gaulle arrives in Algiers, Algeria.
  30. 1944 Tuesday: In Enfield, Middlesex, future guitarist with the Dave Clark Five- Lenny Davidson- is born.   He would be integral member in helping to fashion the sound of this amazing British rock band.
  31. 1948 Sunday: A dike along the flooding Columbia River breaks, which obliterates the city of Vanport, Oregon.  Within minutes, the disaster leads to 15 deaths and tens of thousands of homeless people.
  32. 1955 Monday: Future drummer with the British rock band, the Clash[ii]—Topper Headon—is born in Bromley, England, on this date.
  33. 1958 Friday: Unidentified American service members killed in World War II and the Korean War undergo internment in the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery.
  34. 1960 Monday: In Alum Rock, Birmingham, England, future original bassist and then drummer of the British rock band, Duran Duran- Stephen Duffy- is born.
  35. 1961 Tuesday: Long-time Dominican Republic dictator Rafael Trujillo loses his life when opponents assassinate him.
  36. 1965 Sunday: Vivian Malone becomes the first black to graduate from the University of Alabama.
  37. 1967 Tuesday: Peter Keys, keyboardist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[iii] since 2009, was born on this date in Burlington, Vermont.  
  38. 1968 Thursday: The Beatles[iv] begin work on their only double album, “Beatles” aka “The White Album.”
  39. 1970 Saturday: Baseball authorities return All-Star voting back to the fans. 
  40. 1971 Sunday: The American space probe Mariner 9 blasted off from Cape Kennedy, Florida, on a journey to Mars.  Meanwhile, during a Grateful Dead concert, 37 people require hospitalization from drinking apple juice containing copious amounts of LSD.
  41. 1972 Tuesday: 3 Japanese terrorists kill 24 and wound 72 at Tel Aviv’s Lod International Airport.
  42. 1980 Friday: The first papal visit since 1814 to France occurs on this date.
  43. 1982 Sunday: In the closest Indy 500, Gordon Johncock defeats Rick Mears of Bakersfield, California, by 0.16 seconds.  Elsewhere, in Claremore, Oklahoma, famed rock bassist Carl Radle who played with Eric Clapton in Derek and the Dominos[v] and as Clapton’s bassist, lost his battle with kidney disease; he was 37 years-old.
  44. 1987 Saturday: At the two-minute mark in the sixth round of their heavyweight unification title fight- scheduled for 12 rounds, Mike Tyson scores a TKO on Pinklon Thomas.  Tyson retained the WBA and WBC championship titles while putting his pro record to 30-0.  As for Thomas, his record went to 29-2-1.
  45. 1989 Tuesday: Protesters in Beijing erected a “Goddess of Democracy” statue in Tiananmen Square.
  46. 1991 Thursday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that courts can hold prosecutors legally liable for advice they give to law enforcement agents working on their behalf.
  47. 1998 Saturday: A powerful earthquake hit northern Afghanistan killing at least 5,000 people.
  48. 2002 Thursday: New York City held a ceremony on this date officially to mark the end of the cleanup efforts from the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
  49. 2008 Friday: Diplomats from 111 nations meeting in Dublin, Ireland, adopted a landmark treaty banning cluster bombs.  However, the United States and other leading manufacturers of cluster bombs like China, Russia, Israel, India, and Pakistan boycotted the talks. 
  50. 2011 Monday: Germany’s Angela Merkel pledges to end all use of nuclear power by the year 2022.
  51. 2011 Monday: Executing its final mission, the Space Shuttle Endeavor undocks from the International Space Station for the return trip to Earth.
  52. 2013 Thursday: President Barack Obama appoints James Comey as the new director of the FBI.
  53. 2014 Friday: Shelly Sterling, Donald Sterling’s wife and co-owner of the L.A. Clippers, plans to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion; the sale depends on approval from the NBA and Donald.
  54. 2015 Saturday: After a United States military surveillance flight identifies artillery on one of China’s fabricated islands in the South China Sea, concerns over security in the Asia-Pacific region increase by nations opposed to an expansionist communist China.
  55. 2017 Tuesday: ISIS terrorists set off a car bomb outside a Baghdad ice cream shop which kills 17 and wounds numerous others.  Scumbags.
  56. 2018 Wednesday: A grand jury in New York City indicts big movie producer and good friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton- Harvey Weinstein- on rape charges.  Wow.  Meanwhile, the Illinois House of Representatives votes 72-45 to pass the Equal Rights Amendment.  This is something that seemingly cannot happen at the national level.   Elsewhere, to discuss the upcoming summit in June, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with North Korean top official, Kim Yong-choi in the Big Apple today.  Things might happen next month, good things for both the United States and North Korea.
  57. 2019 Thursday: At the Jurassic Park Arena in Toronto, Canada, the Toronto Raptors- in their first NBA Finals ever- win Game 1 by beating the visiting Golden State Warriors by a final score of 118-109.   Meanwhile, singer R. Kelly finds himself slammed with 11 new counts of sexual assault, misconduct, and other charges related to his lust for underage women and sometimes filming them. 
  58. 2020 Saturday: First, America returns to space what with the NASA-SpaceX collaboration as early in the afternoon, liftoff occurred with the Falcon 9 rocket and astronauts Bob Bacon and Doug Hurley made it safely into space.  God protect you, gentlemen, no longer does the United States have to rely on Russia to get our men and women into space.
  59. 2020 Saturday A: Protests continue around the nation over the death of George Floyd this past Monday in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The night before, extremely violent protests left many cities little more than moonscapes with stores burnt down, the husks of cars littering the streets.  As day progressed, more and more protesters and rioters returned to the streets and began going at it again.  There can be NO question that communist China is colluding with the Democratic Party via funding and resources because the level of coordination for the conflagrations around the country is beyond most liberal losers to pull off on their own.  We believe that President Trump must rebuff Beijing every day and tell them, “YOU aren’t getting away with this!”  Free Hong Kong!  Free Taiwan!  Free Macau!  Free Tibet!  Now, for the Wuhan Bat Flu statistics.  Here we go:
  60. 2020 Saturday B: The Chinese Virus continues flowing around the world but with the protests raging in the streets of America, no one seems much concerned.  Many aren’t wearing masks.  Here are the global stats for today: 6,054,187 confirmed cases, 368,711 confirmed deaths, but 2,562,191 confirmed recoveries which far outpaces the number of deaths.  Excellent.  Here are the stats for the United States: 1,805,745 confirmed cases, 105,159 confirmed deaths, but 390,404 confirmed recoveries which would be much higher if Blue State governors were honest and would share those numbers.  In the three states where the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 108,878 confirmed cases, 4,060 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION yet again of confirmed recoveries.  Governor Gavin Newsom, get with it and share those numbers, you worthless POS.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, but 604 confirmed recoveries which is extremely good.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 21,288 confirmed cases, 1,118 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Gov. Jay Inslee plays the same brand of deceptive liberal politics and won’t share honest statistics.  Shame on him!  Shame on Gov. Newsom!  Recall BOTH of them.
  61. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 171,006,181 confirmed cases, +388,054, 3,556,019  confirmed deaths, +7,837 and 153,278,160 confirmed recoveries, +52,339.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,042,922 confirmed cases, UP 7,604 from yesterday’s reporting, 609,544 confirmed deaths, UP 124,[vi] and 27,840,817 confirmed recoveries, UP 21,856.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vii]  
  62. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 291,598 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 168,011 deaths  
  63. 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: 3,789,318 confirmed cases, 63,245 confirmed deaths, and 2,054,021 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,320,818 confirmed cases, 36,774 confirmed deaths, and 1,943,113 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,246 confirmed cases, 500 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 437,952 confirmed cases, 5,829 confirmed deaths, and 212,777 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Indiana: they have 743,696 confirmed cases, 13,620 confirmed deaths, and 710,986 confirmed recoveries.[viii]   
  64. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,458 confirmed cases, 6,411 confirmed deaths, and 832,693 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- El Salvador, home of MS-13: 73,246 cases of the virus, 2,245 confirmed deaths and 68,408 confirmed recoveries.[ix]     
  65. 2021 Sunday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,529.45, UP 64.81 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,748.74, UP 12.46 points (+0.091%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,204.11, UP 3.23 points (+0.077%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.63 per barrel, +0.31 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.70 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $28.07 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.18%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,184.40 per troy oz, +2.00 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.67 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,822.33 per troy oz, +17.19 (+0.61%).[xi] The price of RHODIUM is $24,750.00 per troy oz., +2000.00 (+8.79%).[xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Central African CFA Franc, one greenback equals 532.21 and in Chilean Peso, a buck equals 724.05 and in Colombian Peso, one dollar equals 3,705.75 of theirs.[xiii]      
  66. 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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.197 per gallon, $2.866 in Florida, $3.926 in Hawaii, and $3.576 in Washington state.[xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Arizona: $3.126.  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- Sierra Leone: $3.142 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,348,229,478,276 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  67. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, this is Day #69 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the “Laughing Hyena,” to be in charge of the southern border and not to have visited it.  Her ‘vice presidential’ salary is being well-spent as you can see.
  68. 2021 Sunday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– It looks like the Israelis are going to do to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu what the British people did to Prime Minister Winston Churchill at the end of World War II after he saved the UK like Netanyahu has Israel- countless time- vote him out and move on.  Netanyahu has saved Israel countless times and now that he has and the Palestinians have lit them up with more than 4,000 rockets, it appears the liberals in Israel are going to boot him and suck up to Gaza Strip and to Iran in a roundabout way,  Wow. At least Bill Maher is defending Israel unlike the rest of American liberals.  In other foreign and overseas news, news reports say that Mexican drug cartels are hunting Mexican law enforcement officers in their homes.  It sounds like Mexico- if it wants to remain a sovereign nation instead of an Afghanistan-like s**thole, they had better mobilize their military and start cleaning out this nest of vipers.
  69. 2021 Sunday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– The Arizona 2020 Election Audit continues even without the help of Democrats within the state who seem to be intent at keeping it under wraps rather than jumping in with both feet to demonstrate there was NO funny business.  The auditors are hand-counting 1 million ballots.  God bless them for doing what is RIGHT.  
  70. 2021 Sunday I: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– In the era of ‘Drooling Joe’ Biden, last night/early this morning in Miami-Dade County in Florida, a gunman assaulted a concert, shot two dead, and wounded another 20.  In this era of gun control, amazing at how many folks are getting shot.   Meanwhile, Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, DS, is bragging about how well gun control in the Golden State is doing a few days after the VTA train yard massacre in San Jose, California.   In another incident last night in Pittsburgh, a thug opens fire at a shopping mall but killed no one- two perps are in custody.
  71. 2021 Sunday J: Political News I– The Wisconsin state Assembly has ordered an investigation into Mark Zuckerberg-funded Center for Tech and Civic Life.  About time this little POS began to get his.  Next, a Michigan court rules that six recall petitions against Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer and one against Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist can move ahead.  Good.  Remove both of them from office.  Still, their supporters say they will fight the recall efforts in the courts.  Time to cut bait and go.  Moving on, as the Texas elections security bill moves forward, mumbling, stumbling old senile Joe Biden blasts the Lone Star State.  What a loser. Elsewhere, Governor J. Kevin Stitt, R-OK, says that ‘masks are no longer required in all government buildings.’
  72. 2021 Sunday K: Political News II– One America News reports a major poll regarding HOW the American people- in this case, New Yorkers- feel about the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Nearly 100-percent of the respondents believe the Chi-Vi came out of the Wuhan Institute of Virology nor did they believe it a naturally-occurring virus but a lab-engineered one cooked up by the Chi-Coms.  Some even believed it was retaliation for President Donald J. Trump putting an ass-whooping on them over trade.  (Note- we have said that the virus was ‘too convenient’ as for the Chi-Coms, it allowed them to clamp down on Hong Kong as well as to put their stooge Joe Biden into the White House.  They are going to pay for this BIG TIME.  Retribution is coming).   
  73. 2021 Sunday L: Political News III– Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-PA 14th congressional district, says the ONLY one responsible for rising inflation is Joe Biden and no one else.  In other political news, Democrats are pushing ahead with H.R. 127- the Firearm Licensing and Registration Act- which requires even more background checks, 24 hours of training paid for by the gun buyer, as well as clearance by a psychiatrist who will interview NOT only the buyer but every member of the immediate family meaning any and all relatives they can reel in with their dragnet.  Even more problematic is that all this information would become PUBLIC meaning everyone would know the guns one has as well as all the background information.  (Note- good thing we all have our firearms and will only buy them out of the backs of car trunks should this crap law ever become law of the land).
  74. 2021 Sunday M: Miscellaneous News I– the United Nations has released a report stating the danger of KILLER autonomous drones flying all over the damned place.  How soon before targeted assassinations are occurring in the skies above every nation?  If the tech companies can kill people with impunity in the Third World, soon, the thugs in the Third  will be repaying the favor.   Elsewhere, former General David Petraeus says the government has a responsibility to care for U.S. service personnel sickened by the notorious burn pits.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Coast Guard calls off a search for 10 missing Cuban refugees who went into the water off the Florida Keys.  Two bodies were recovered while several others were rescued.  The Coast Guard searched 800,000 square miles of ocean.        
  75. 2022 Monday:  It’s a holiday weekend, hopefully it will be a slow news day…

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The next Beach Boys album remains one of our favorites; in fact, it is the first of several that we hold especially dear.  Today’s album, “Sunflower,” came out on August 31, 1970, and although critics once again were extremely unkind and sales were crappy, it is an extraordinary album from start to finish.  The lineup on “Sunflower” features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  Beginning with “Slip on Through,” sung by Dennis, the absolutely beautiful, “This Whole World” sung by Carl followed by “Add Some Music to Your Day” sung by all the band members to “Got to Know the Woman” (another Dennis rocker) to “Deidre” by Bruce Johnston to “It’s About Time,” a rocker sung by Carl and Mike.  Side two starts off with another Bruce Johnston classic, “Tears in the Morning” followed by the hauntingly beautiful, “All I Wanna Do” (Mike Love).  Next, “Forever,” a lovely Dennis love song followed by “Our Sweet Love,” a heart-warming Carl Wilson love song to “At My Window” (Bruce and Brian) to the closer, “Cool, Cool Water” sung by Brian and Mike.  Folks, this is one of the best albums by the Beach Boys and the first of several that are absolutely stunning.  We hope you seek it out and make it part of your nonstop growing collection.  Enjoy.

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

[ii] We look forward to doing the Clash but expect to do Supertramp first, then Pink Floyd, then Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, then Yes, and then perhaps the Clash.  They are among the amazing British rock bands of the 1970s and deserve to be acknowledged as such.

[iii] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029.

[iv] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The “White Album” appeared on Thursday, 24-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

149. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2022

2013 Wednesday: Shuanghui, a Chinese meat processing company, buys Smithfield Foods for $4.72 billion; Smithfield was the world’s largest meat processing company. (Boy, the United States is truly f**ked, is it not? How has it come to pass that Chi-Coms are buying up American food processing companies? Are we putting our ‘national security’ into their conniving hands?)

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149. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2022:

President John F. Kennedy, U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Bill Clements; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Livingston and Louis McLane; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Louis McLane and William J. Duane; U.S. Senator Jerry Moran; Procol Harum featuring Gary Brooker, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring John Cipollina, and Toto featuring Mike Porcaro:

  1. 526 Wednesday: A major earthquake strikes Antioch, Syria, resulting in about 250,000 deaths.
  2. 757 Wednesday: The reign of the 93rd Roman Catholic Pope St. Paul I begins on this date.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until June 28, 767.
  3. 1167 Monday: At the Battle of Legano, Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa falls to the army of the Lombard League.
  4. 1439 Wednesday: In Siena in the Republic of Siena, future 215th Roman Catholic Pope Pius III is born on this date- Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini.  He would become pontiff on September 22, 1503, and would guide the faithful until October 18, 1503.
  5. 1453 Sunday: With the fall of Constantinople to Sultan Mehmed II of the Turks, the Byzantine Empire ends.
  6. 1721 Thursday: The British crown formally incorporated South Carolina as a colony.
  7. 1724 Monday: Pope Benedict XIII- the 245th Roman Catholic pontiff- begins on this date.  He would guide the faithful from today until February 21, 1730.
  8. 1765 Wednesday: Patrick Henry denounced the Stamp Act before Virginia’s House of Burgesses.  At shouts of “Treason!” from his fellows, he announced, “If this be treason, then make the most of it!”
  9. 1790 Saturday: Rhode Island became the 13th original colony to ratify the United States Constitution.
  10. 1807 Friday: The rule of the 28th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Selim III ended on this date.  He first became the ruler of all Sunni Islam on April 17, 1789, and would continue until the revolt of the Janissaries toppled him.  His successor- the 29th sultan of all Islam- Mustafa IV began on this date and would continue until July 28, 1808.
  11. 1833 Wednesday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston stepped down from office today and his replacement- the 12th U.S. Secretary of State Louis McLane- took his place.  Livingston served under President Andrew Jackson May 24,1831 until today; McLane served from today until June 30, 1834.  Both men were Democrats.  Prior to this, McLane served his country as its 10th U.S. secretary of the Treasury.  First a Federalist, then a Jacksonian, and finally a Democrat, he served in this capacity under President Andrew Jackson from August 08, 1831, until today.  Prior to this he was a senator from Delaware and following this, he became the 12th U.S. secretary of state and finally, he became U.S. minister to Great Britain.  His replacement, the 11th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William J. Duane, assumed office on this date and served under President Andrew Jackson from today until September 22, 1833.
  12. 1848 Monday: Wisconsin became the 30th State of the Union.
  13. 1849 Tuesday: Abraham Lincoln says, “You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.”
  14. 1864 Monday: Emperor Maximillian I arrives at Vera Cruz, Mexico.
  15. 1905 Tuesday: At Brisk, Lithuania, the citizens launch a pogrom against its Jewish citizens.
  16. 1910 Monday: An airplane raced a train from Albany, NY, to New York City.  The airplane pilot Glenn Curtiss won the $10,000 prize.
  17. 1912 Thursday: For dancing the “Turkey Trot” during their lunch break, Curtis Publishing fires 15 young women.
  18. 1914 Saturday: The Canadian ocean liner RMS Empress of Ireland sank in the St. Lawrence River in eastern Quebec after colliding with the Norwegian cargo ship SS Storstad; of the 1,477 people on board the Empress of Ireland, 1,012 died.
  19. 1916 Tuesday: The official flag of the president of the United States undergoes adoption.
  20. 1917 Wednesday: The 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts.
  21. 1922 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that baseball is a sport and not a business; therefore, it is not subject to anti-trust laws.
  22. 1932 Monday: World War I veterans began arriving in Washington, D.C. to demand cash bonuses that the federal government did not intend them to receive until 1945.
  23. 1940 Saturday: During World War II, German forces overrun and capture Ostend and Ypres in Belgium and Lille in France.
  24. 1942 Monday: Bing Cosby records “White Christmas,” the greatest-selling record to date.
  25. 1943 Sunday: Norman Rockwell’s portrait of “Rosie the Riveter” appeared on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post.
  26. 1945 Wednesday: Gary Brooker, future keyboardist, vocalist, and songwriter with the British rock band, Procol Harum[i], was born on this date in East London.
  27. 1953 Saturday: As Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tensing Norgay of Nepal reach the summit of Mount Everest, humans finally conquered the indomitable mountain.
  28. 1954 Sunday: In Great Bend, Kansas, future GOP senator from Kansas- Jerry Moran- is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2011. English runner Diane Leather became the first woman to run a sub-five-minute mile, finishing in 4:59.6 during the Midland Championships in Birmingham.
  29. 1955 Monday: In South Windsor, Connecticut, future member of the rock band, Toto- Mike Porcaro (bass 1982-2007)- is born.
  30. 1957 Thursday: During the Algerian War, Algerian rebels murder 336 people suspected of being French collaborators.
  31. 1961 Tuesday: A couple in Paynesville, West Virginia became the first recipients of food stamps under a pilot program created by President John F. Kennedy.
  32. 1962 Wednesday: Buck (John) O’Neil became the first black coach in major league baseball when he accepted the job with the Chicago Cubs.
  33. 1968 Thursday: The Truth in Lending Act becomes law on this date with the signature of the president.
  34. 1973 Wednesday: By defeating incumbent Sam Yorty, Tom Bradley becomes the first black mayor of Los Angeles, California.
  35. 1974 Thursday: President Richard M. Nixon agreed to hand over 1,200 pages of edited Watergate transcripts.  Elsewhere, at the Catholic Youth Center in Scranton, Pennsylvania, up-and-coming heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, puts his pro record to 9-0 with a 7th round TKO in a scheduled 8 round bout of opponent, Bob Mashburn. 
  36. 1977 Monday: Janet Guthrie became the first woman to race in the Indianapolis 500, finishing in 29th place behind winner, A.J. Foyt.
  37. 1980 Friday: An attempted assassination of the National Urban League president, Vernon Jordan, Jr. 
  38. 1985 Thursday: Thirty-nine people died at the European Cup Final in Brussels, Belgium, when rioting broke out and a wall separating British and Italian soccer fans collapsed.
  39. 1986 Friday: Colonel Oliver North told National Security Advisor William McFarlane that profits from weapons sold to Iran were then diverted to help the Contras in Nicaragua throw out the communist government installed there.
  40. 1988 Monday: President Ronald Reagan began his first visit to the Soviet Union in Moscow.
  41. 1989 Tuesday: In San Francisco, California, John Cipollina, founding guitarist of the psychedelic San Franciscan band, Quicksilver Messenger Service[ii], and who later played with Terry and the Pirates, Copperhead, and the Dinosaurs, among others, died from emphysema at age 46. 
  42. 1990 Wednesday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average hits a record 2,870.49 points.
  43. 1993 Sunday: Nazis murder five Turkish women in Solingen, Germany.
  44. 1999 Sunday: Discovery became the first space shuttle to dock with the International Space Station.
  45. 2005 Sunday: Unlike Russia where people get turned to hamburger for marching in Gay Pride parades, a big one gets underway in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as the streets fill up with hundreds of thousands of gays marching, chanting, and doing other crap in the streets.
  46. 2006 Monday: After a U.S. military convoy collides with a car full of Afghan civilians killing several of them, thousands of Afghans take to the streets demanding the United States get the hell out of their country.  NOW.  (Note- in 2021, the U.S. would still be there accomplishing NOTHING).  In other news, Hezbollah says they are going to begin lighting Israel up with Iranian-built rockets.
  47. 2007 Tuesday: U.S. health officials swoop in, grab up a guy, and put him into quarantine after this individual- infected with a highly drug-resistant form of tuberculosis- flew not once but flipping twice on two transatlantic flights.
  48. 2008 Thursday: President Hu Jintao of the People’s Republic of China is calling once again for a resumption of talks between the PRC and the free nation of Taiwan.  Elsewhere, the World Food Bank says that it’s going to offer a $2.1 billion aid package with which to combat the global food crisis.  $200 million will be earmarked for the countries most at risk (but no help for North Korea).  Meanwhile, jihadists running amok in northern Iraq carry out not one but two suicide bombings that deliver at least 20 people to convene with Allah while causing another 42 to wish they could convene with the Big Guy.
  49. 2009 Friday: After two days of bombings in Pakistan, things there are relatively quiet today.  Friday prayers and all.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Defense announces that it’s going to create a computer-security military command.  (Note- 11 years later under the Biden regime, there is still a need for such an entity).
  50. 2010 Saturday: The people in Gaza are getting excited because the ‘flotilla is coming, the flotilla is coming’ but Israeli vessels are sweeping along the coastline of this godforsaken hellhole.  Meanwhile, the flotilla is trying to get BIG NAME celebrities and politicians off Cyprus and onto their ‘fleet’ so they can force their way through the net and into Gaza.  Only anti-Semites and Jew-hating countries try to do this crap to the most civilized country in the region.
  51. 2011 Sunday: In Dallas, Texas, former U.S. Secretary of Defense- Acting- Bill Clements died.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from 05-24-1973 to 07-02-1973 and then went onto become the 42nd and 44th governor of Texas.  Elsewhere, Malta becomes the LAST European Union nation to legalize divorce.
  52. 2012 Tuesday: After thousands protest Brett Murray’s painting, “the Spear,” the gallery that agreed to exhibit the controversial artwork agreed to take it down.  The painting depicts South African President Jacob Zuma in a pose reminiscent of Vladimir Lenin with his junk hanging out of his pants.  Elsewhere, today is primary election day across the United States in several states with Governor Mitt Romney, RINO-MA, securing the GOP presidential nomination.  From here on out, the fight for the White House is on…
  53. 2013 Wednesday: Shuanghui, a Chinese meat processing company, buys Smithfield Foods for $4.72 billion; Smithfield was the world’s largest meat processing company.  (Boy, the United States is truly fucked, is it not?  How has it come to pass that Chi-Coms are buying up American food processing companies?  Are we putting our ‘national security’ into their conniving hands?)
  54. 2014 Thursday: Early election tallies show that Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will be the next president of Egypt; el-Sisi, the military commander who removed former president Mohamed Morsi from office due to mass protests, resigned his military position to run for president.  Elsewhere, the leaders of Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Russia sign a treaty that creates the Eurasian Economic Union.
  55. 2015 Friday: Heavy flooding in Texas has left at least 27 dead and led to 200 rescues or more; sadly, several people are still missing.  Meanwhile, former Baltimore, Maryland, mayor, and former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley announces that at 10:00 A.M. tomorrow, he will be seeking the 2016 Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.
  56. 2016 Sunday: Military assets in Niger are on the way to having a good day what with the locating of and then killing of at least 12 Boko Haram jihadists.  Keep up the decent work.  However, in Nigeria, a bombing attack kills at least four civilians and one trooper in the town of Biu.  Leave ‘em for the crows, boys.
  57. 2017 Monday: Famed golfer Tiger Woods suffers arrest for driving under the influence in Jupiter, Florida.   Elsewhere, Labour (communist) leader Jeremy Corbyn and Prime Minister Theresa May of the Conservative Party hold a debate.  (Note- this Corbyn guy is flaming crazy).  Meanwhile, in Caracas, Venezuela, as protesters march on the government, security thugs light them up with automatic weapons fire wounding at least 18 innocent civilians including two opposition leaders- Enrique Capriles Radonski and Carlos Paparoni.  That’s Venezuelan ‘justice’ for you.
  58. 2018 Tuesday: Roseanne Barr finds herself fired by ABC-TV, not longer after the reboot of her show, “Roseanne,” for having posted a ‘racist tweet.’  My, my.  Elsewhere, the low-life scum in Gaza begin firing hundreds of mortar rounds into Israel, the heaviest such bombardment in years.  This leads to the Israeli air force launching defensive attacks on positions held by the militants.  Exterminate this vermin and free the Palestinian people from the bondage Hamas and Hezbollah holds them.
  59. 2019 Wednesday: Disappointing to millions of crazed liberals and their RINO allies, U.S. Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III says, ‘charging President Donald J. Trump with a crime was never an option as there is no legal means with which to do so; however, the befuddled old fool says his report ‘does not exonerate the president either.’  Alas, the anti-Trump coup cooked up by President Barack Hussein Obama implodes, causing much embarrassment to the coup plotters.
  60. 2020 Friday: COVID-19 continues racking up numbers; however, with all the riots in the streets in various nations around the United States regarding the murder of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis cops, people are NOT social distancing nor are they wearing masks to protect themselves from the Chinese Virus; no, they are wearing them to protect their identities as they slander the memory of the murdered man by looting and burning down businesses, at least 130 as of this moment.  They also burned down brand-new low-income housing leaving the residents of the community out in the streets. 
  61. 2020 Friday A: Here are the global statistics for the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Chinese Bat Flu: 5,885,490 confirmed cases, 363,061 confirmed deaths, and 2,468,011 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the national stats: 1,779,204 confirmed cases, 104,007 confirmed deaths, and 382,023 confirmed recoveries.  As you know, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors in three U.S. states: California, Hawaii, and Washington.  Here are the stats for the Golden State: 103,886 confirmed cases, 4,068 confirmed deaths, BUT ONCE AGAIN, NO MENTION OF confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, these are the stats: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 604 confirmed recoveries.   Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the (questionable) stats: 21,013 confirmed cases, 1,111 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION as to confirmed recoveries which informs the serious reader that it’s all about politics.
  62. 2020 Friday B: President Trump tells the World Health Organization that we will no longer be donating to this bought-and-paid-for-organization of Beijing.  Of course, liberals are screeching and wailing over this in the same way they are trying to blame President Trump for what is taking place in Minnesota and across the country regarding George Floyd.  He also puts communist China on notice that IF they continue trying to crackdown on Hong Kong during the Bat Flu Virus Crisis, they will find the United States opposing them and their authoritarian policies (FREE Hong Kong!  FREE Tibet!  FREE Macau!  FREE Taiwan!  FREE Mainland China!).  Liberals are wailing over this, too.  Regarding Minnesota, the cop who had a significant role in murdering Mr. Floyd- former Officer Derek Chauvin- was taken into custody today and charged with murder.   
  63. 2020 Friday C: Not only in Minneapolis, Minnesota, riots break out across the nation, in Brooklyn, in Dallas, in Phoenix, in Atlanta, even in Bakersfield, California, home to the AICPENDBLOG.COM.  Outside the White House, hostile crowds continue battling with uniformed Secret Service officers, dressed in riot gear.  Chef Lilah Paulikovich says that “IF you do not believe that the collusion between the Democratic Party and communist China does not exist, how are these well-funded, inorganic, well-coordinated riots occurring?  It is a concerted effort to make President Trump look as bad as possible and a sign that the summer of 2020 is going to resemble the summer of 1968.  Still, President Trump will win re-election and it is interesting to note that it’s Blue States and Blue Cities where rioting is occurring.  Law enforcement: your sacred duty is to protect life and property: start busting heads.
  64. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 170,624,894 confirmed cases, +471,415, 3,548,573  confirmed deaths, +10,651 and 152,754,774 confirmed recoveries, +621,019.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,035,318 confirmed cases, UP 12,661 from yesterday’s reporting, 609,421 confirmed deaths, UP 460,[iii] and 27,818,961 confirmed recoveries, UP 51,921.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[iv]  
  65. 2021 Saturday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 291,474 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 168,135 deaths  
  66. 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: 3,788,858 confirmed cases, 63,235 confirmed deaths, and 2,054,019 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,320,818 confirmed cases, 36,774 confirmed deaths, and 1,943,113 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,124 confirmed cases, 499 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 437,952 confirmed cases, 5,829 confirmed deaths, and 212,777 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Tennessee: they have 862,401 confirmed cases, 12,441 confirmed deaths, and 845,062 confirmed recoveries.[v]   
  67. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,453 confirmed cases, 6,407 confirmed deaths, and 832,648 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country- Cameroun, a former portion of the old Imperial German Empire: 78,929 cases of the virus, 1,275 confirmed deaths and 73,974 confirmed recoveries.[vi]     
  68. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,529.45, UP 64.81 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,748.74, UP 12.46 points (+0.091%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,204.11, UP 3.23 points (+0.077%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.63 per barrel, +0.31 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.70 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $28.07 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.18%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,184.40 per troy oz, +2.00 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.67 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[vii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,822.33 per troy oz, +17.19 (+0.61%).[viii] The price of RHODIUM is $24,750.00 per troy oz., +2000.00 (+8.79%).[ix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Canadian Dollar, one greenback equals 1.21 and in Cape Verdean Escudo, a buck equals 90.71 and in Cayman Islands Dollar, one dollar equals 0.83 of theirs.[x]      
  69. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the four states in which we have chef-authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.192 per gallon, $2.868 in Florida, $3.929 in Hawaii, and $3.574 in Washington state.[xi]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Arkansas: $2.763.  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- Sri Lanka: $3.096 per U.S. Gallon.[xii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,345,037,086,457 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  70. 2021 Saturday F: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Under Joe Biden’s new regulations, American employers can require vaccination proof as a condition of employment but- and this is the good part- illegal aliens will NEVER have to demonstrate vaccinations for anything.  Meanwhile, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, says that the mask mandates are ‘neo-fascism.’  Elsewhere, the Michigan legislature passes a bill prohibiting Chi-Vi fines for businesses. 
  71. 2021 Saturday G: Business News–  Job searches are up in states that have severed ties with the expanded federal unemployment benefits program.  Once that extra money vanishes, people head back to work which they are doing in droves.  Meanwhile, a judge approves a class action lawsuit against Google who- as a WOKE entity- paid their 11,000 female employees WAY LESS than their male employees.  That is that POS Sundar Pichai for you- deport this idiot and his entire family back to Punjabistan.  Elsewhere, 20 GOP-led states are booting unemployment benefits for gig workers.  Get real jobs losers.
  72. 2021 Saturday H: Joe Biden Regime News I– Joe Biden is banking on the new $3.6 trillion in taxes he is slapping- supposedly on the wealthy but which will fall on everyone save the poor and the vermin illegal aliens flooding around the country- to pay for his $6.2 trillion in new spending, money he will be borrowing from the Chi-Coms.  Meanwhile, the House and Senate GOP are blasting Joe Biden’s defense spending as wholly inadequate seeing as how we are competing against the Chi-Coms, their Russian underlings, and their Iranian stooges.  Next, in other regime news, the Bidenistas are speeding up the processing of illegal alien families via refugee resettlement.  Finally, Joe Biden’s lips are zipped on WHY he is NOT fulfilling his campaign promise regarding cancellation of $50,000 per student per loan debt.  (Note- the dumb asses that voted for dribbling Joe Biden believing he would do this got played again just as Barack Hussein Obama played the dummies.  Never going to happen, not when the usurper in the White House is going to spend $6 trillion upon trillions of earlier spending.  Better luck next time, fools).
  73. 2021 Saturday I: Political News I–  Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-NY 22nd congressional district, boldly pointed out that the police reform bills favored by the Democrats are becoming problematic for them.  Amazing how the Dems slash police budgets and then are appalled by rising violent crime rates.  Go figure.
  74. 2021 Saturday J: Foreign News / Overseas News– Big problems in Canada what with the discovery of 215 corpses at an indigenous school.  (Note- Canada always likes to act like they are a kind, loving place but when it comes to their treatment of the so-called First Peoples, they make the United States look like amateurs).  Shame on them.
  75. 2021 Saturday K: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– For some unknown reason, convicted POS murderer Scott Peterson who murdered his wife and unborn child will not be put to death.  Guess Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom must need his vote in the recall election.  Meanwhile, a 14-year-old snot is going to be tried as an adult in Florida for the murder of a classmate.
  76. 2021 Saturday L: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws–  Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3564: 07, 09, 23, 37, 42, and Mega 14.   Out of 131,234 winning tickets, the highest winners were 22 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,083 apiece.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #850: 11, 13, 22, 27, 46, and Mega 20.  – Out of 96,102 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $18,068 apiece.
  77. 2022 Sunday: Stick around…

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With record sales being so-so, the next album by the Beach Boys is a live album recorded several years back on a European tour: “Live in London” (May 12, 1970).  Overseas, the Europeans never gave up on the Beach Boys so whenever they arrived on continent, they were hailed as heroes and the crowds were among the loveliest ever heard or seen.  The lineup features Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  The interaction between band and crowd is a joyous glimpse into the past to behold and the songs on this album are among their best including “Barbara Ann,” “Good Vibrations,” “Darlin’,” “California Girls,” and “Do It Again” among others.  We hope you will seek this one out and add it to your daily rotation.  You will be glad you did.

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

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

[iii] 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)

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

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

[vi] 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)

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

[viii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

146. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2022

2016 Thursday: The Chi-Coms demonstrate their sexism for all to see today when the Xinhua News Agency lays into Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen by labeling her a ‘political extremist’ and then saying that because she is unmarried and has no children is mentally and emotionally unstable. That is what the Chi-Coms are, a bunch of racists and sexists. F**k them.

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146. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2022:

Ascension Day

U.S. Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne; the Band featuring Levon Helm, Fleetwood Mac featuring Stevie Nicks, the Guess Who featuring Garry Peterson, Mott the Hoople, featuring Verden Allen, and Mick Ronson (with Ian Hunter):

  1. 189 Tuesday: The reign of the 13th Roman Catholic Pope St. Eleutherius ends on this date.  He first became the shepherd of all Christendom on April 22, 174.  The reign of the 14th Roman Catholic Pontiff St. Victor I begins today and would continue until July 28, 199.
  2. 1421 Saturday: The reign of the 5th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mehmed I ends on this date.  He first became the leader of ALL Sunni Islam on July 05, 1413 and would guide the faithful from then until today.
  3. 1478 Sunday: The future 219th Roman Catholic Pope Clement VI is born Giulio di Giuliano in Florence, the Republic of Florence.  He would become pontiff on November 26, 1523, and would guide his global flock until September 25, 1534.
  4. 1521 Thursday: The Edict of Worms banned heretic Martin Luther because of his religious beliefs and writings.
  5. 1647 Sunday: Massachusetts prohibits a priest access to its colony.  Meanwhile, Alse Young becomes the first person executed for being a witch in the American Colonies when local townsfolk hang her in Hartford, Connecticut.
  6. 1736 Saturday: The British and Chickasaw Indians defeated the French at the Battle of Ackia.
  7. 1790 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress creates the territory south of the Ohio River into Ohio.
  8. 1798 Saturday: At the Battle of Tara, the British slay about 500 Irish insurgents.
  9. 1805 Sunday: Lewis and Clark first see the Rocky Mountain Range.  Elsewhere, French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte receives the crown as king of Italy.
  10. 1835 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passed a resolution stating that Congress has no authority over state slavery laws.
  11. 1857 Tuesday: Dred Scott and his family receive their papers from their owner making them free citizens.
  12. 1864 Thursday: The federal government organized the Territory of Montana.
  13. 1865 Friday: Arrangements occurred in New Orleans for the surrender of Confederate forces west of the Mississippi.
  14. 1868 Tuesday: The impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson ended with his acquittal on the remaining charges.
  15. 1896 Tuesday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average —an index of 12 industrial stocks—commences on this date; the closing average was 40.94.
  16. 1897 Wednesday: Bram Stoker’s Gothic horror novel, “Dracula,” underwent first publication on this date.
  17. 1908 Tuesday: In Persia, drillers made the first oil strike in the Middle East.
  18. 1913 Monday: Actors’ Equity Association undergoes organization by a group of actors at the Pabst Grand Circle Hotel in New York; the union’s first president was Francis Wilson.
  19. 1922 Friday: Soviet leader V. I. Lenin suffers a stroke.  His subordinate Josef Stalin would become his caretaker. 
  20. 1924 Monday: President Calvin Coolidge—a Republican —signs an immigration law that restricts immigration into the United States.
  21. 1937 Wednesday: San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opens to commuter traffic.
  22. 1938 Thursday: Congress establishes the House Un-American Activities Committee—HUAC–on this date, which had the charge of seeking out subversive communist activities within the United States.  President Donald J. Trump must call for its rebirth as the country in 2019 is in more danger than ever before by subversives lurking within the fabric of the Deep State.
  23. 1940 Sunday: Operation Dynamo, the evacuation of more than 338,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, began during World War II.  Meanwhile, Levon Helm, future drummer, and vocalist with the Band[i] is born in Elaine, Arkansas, on this date.
  24. 1941 Monday: Owners of the American Flag House, where Betsy Ross once lived, goes to the city of Philadelphia via a will.
  25. 1942 Tuesday: The U.S. War Department formally established the Armed Forces Radio Service.  The Tule Lake Segregation Center for Japanese American wartime internees opened in Northern California.
  26. 1943 Wednesday: The first black head of state, Edwin Barclay of Liberia, visits the United States.
  27. 1944 Friday: Verden Allen, original keyboardist with the English rock group, Mott the Hoople[ii], was born on this date in Crynant, Wales. 
  28. 1945 Saturday: On this date, the USAF firebombs Tokyo, Japan, during World War II.  Casualties are horrific but the Allies are trying to force the Imperial Japanese to throw in the towel so the largest amphibious and airborne invasion in the history of the world won’t have to happen.
  29. 1946 Sunday: Mick Ronson, English guitarist who was one of David Bowie’s[iii] Spiders from Mars[iv] and a later member of Mott the Hoople/Mott, was born on this date in Kingston upon Hull, England.  Elsewhere, Garry Peterson, who plays drums with the Guess Who[v], from 1965-the present, was born in Canada on this date.  Finally, the creators of the H-bomb filed a patent with the federal government on this date.
  30. 1948 Wednesday: Stevie Nicks, future vocalist with the British rock band, Fleetwood Mac[vi], was born in Phoenix, Arizona, on this date.
  31. 1952 Monday: Representatives of the U.S., Britain, France, and West Germany signed the Bonn Convention granting conditional sovereignty to and ending the Allied occupation of West Germany.
  32. 1954 Wednesday: Explosions rocked the aircraft carrier USS Bennington off the coast of Rhode Island, killing 103 sailors.  Navy investigators blamed leaking catapult fluid ignited by the flames of a jet as the initial cause of the tragedy.
  33. 1958 Monday: Union Square in San Francisco, CA, became a state historical landmark on this date.
  34. 1960 Thursday: U.N. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge accused the Soviets of hiding a microphone inside a woodcarving of the Great Seal of the United States that the Russians had presented to the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.
  35. 1963 Sunday: The Organization for African Unity undergoes formation.
  36. 1966 Thursday: In South Vietnam at the U.S. Consulate in the city of Hue, a Buddhist self-immolates in protest of the ongoing war in his country. 
  37. 1969 Monday: The Apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth after a successful eight-day dress rehearsal for the first manned moon landing.
  38. 1972 Friday: President Richard M. Nixon and Soviet Leader Leonid Brezhnev signed the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in Moscow; however, the U.S. withdrew from the treaty in 2002.
  39. 1978 Friday: Resorts Casino Hotel, the first legal U.S. casino outside Nevada, opened in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  40. 1981 Tuesday: Fourteen people died when a Marine jet crashed onto the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz off the coast of Florida.
  41. 1988 Thursday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Edmonton Oilers sweep the Boston Bruins in four games.
  42. 1998 Tuesday: The U.S. Supreme Court made it far more difficult for people hurt during high-speed police chases to sue the officers or their employers for injuries sustained in wrecks.  The Supreme Court ruled that Ellis Island—historic gateway for millions of immigrants—is mainly in New Jersey and not in New York.   
  43. 2002 Sunday: The Mars Odyssey finds signs of large ice deposits on the planet.
  44. 2004 Wednesday: United States Army veteran Terry Nichols receives guilty verdicts in the deaths of 161 people for his part in the Oklahoma City bombing.
  45. 2006 Friday: The 49th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne assumed office on this date.  A Republican, Secretary Kempthorne served under President George W. Bush from today until January 19, 2009.
  46. 2009 Tuesday: President Barack Obama nominated federal appeals Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Meanwhile, California’s Supreme Court upheld the Proposition 8 gay marriage ban but said the 18,000 same-sex weddings that had taken place before the prohibition passed were still valid.
  47. 2010 Wednesday: Chinese officials said they would waive their one-child policy for families with a child who was killed, severely injured, or disabled in the country’s devastating earthquake.
  48. 2011 Thursday: The U.S. House of Representatives votes unanimously against providing funding for U.S. ground troops in Libya to aid the rebels attempting to overthrow longtime dictator and thug, Moammar Gaddafi.
  49. 2012 Saturday: The Vatican confirms that Pope Benedict XVI’s butler underwent arrest for having leaked personal documents to the media.
  50. 2013 Sunday: The movie, “Fast and Furious 6” opens in 59 countries including the United States and Canada, grossing an estimated $122 million on opening day.  Meanwhile, President Barack Obama visited tornado-devastated Moore, Oklahoma, consoling people staggered by the loss of life and property and promising that the government will be behind them “every step of the way.”
  51. 2014 Monday:  The Nigerian government announces that it has located the 270-plus girls abducted by terrorist group Boko Haram, but it cannot rescue the girls yet due to fears that the abductors will kill them if the military attempts a direct confrontation.  Meanwhile, the Malaysian government has released the last transmission from Malaysian Air Flight 370; the data confirm that the plane was last located over the eastern Indian Ocean; over a year of mapping and search may be needed before remnants might be found. Elsewhere, Pope Francis honored Jews murdered in the Holocaust and in terrorist attacks during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem as he wrapped up his Mideast pilgrimage.  Finally, Egypt began holding a three-day presidential election; former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi emerged the landslide winner.
  52. 2015 Tuesday: Hackers manage to break into the computer system of the Internal Revenue Service and steal the personal data of at least 100,000 taxpayers.  The part of the system into which, the scumbags break is one that permits taxpayers to retrieve prior filed tax returns, something the hackers will use to file their own ‘tax returns’ and other nefarious acts.  Thanks, John Koskinen.
  53. 2016 Thursday: The Chi-Coms demonstrate their sexism for all to see today when the Xinhua News Agency lays into Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen by labeling her a ‘political extremist’ and then saying that because she is unmarried and has no children is mentally and emotionally unstable.  That is what the Chi-Coms are, a bunch of racists and sexists.  F**k them.
  54. 2017 Friday: President Jimmy Carter’s National Security Advisor (when he was president 1977-1981) Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at age 89. Elsewhere, in Minya Governate, Egypt, a group of Islamic thugs opens fire on buses carrying Coptic Christians killing at least 28 and injuring loads of others.  Ah, the wonderful, so-called ‘religion of peace,’ doing what it does best, killing non-Muslims.
  55. 2018 Saturday: The times they are-a-changing to be sure when Ireland- a Catholic nation- repeals its 8th Amendment to its constitution which prohibited abortion.  The voters approved it- leading to legalized abortion- by a vote of 66.4-percent.  What the hell?  Elsewhere, President Moon of South Korea crosses the border separating his country from the North to meet with Kim Jong Un in the peace village.  There, they discuss the upcoming Singapore summit on June 12 between North Korea and the United States.
  56. 2019 Sunday: Disaster befalls a long queue of mountain climbers on Mt. Everest.  Nine among them die due to weather conditions and others suffer frostbite from having to wait hours and hours below the summit.  Meanwhile, Boko Haram is running amok in Africa doing what it does best- murdering innocent people in the name of Allah.  In Burkina Faso, terrorists assault a Christian church in the northern portion of the country killing at least four parishioners.  Meanwhile, on the northern shore of Lake Chad in Chad, Boko Haram murder several soldiers and a journalist. 
  57. 2020 Tuesday: Communist China’s Wuhan Bat Virus Crisis continues racking up numbers around the world although millions of Americans are leaving their homes and returning to normal lives no matter what authoritarian-leaning governors demand they do.  Good for the freedom-seekers!  Here are the numbers for the day: 5,559,130 confirmed cases, 348,610 confirmed deaths, but 2,271,268 confirmed recoveries which dwarfs the numbers of deaths.  If only Blue State governors would report the numbers of recoveries! 
  58. 2020 Tuesday A: Here are the numbers for the United States: 1,715,457 confirmed cases, 100,136 confirmed deaths, but 360,561 confirmed recoveries the latter number of which, Blue State governors (most of them, that is) won’t report.  In the three states where the AICPENDBLOG.COM has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the numbers, Golden State first: 96,733 confirmed cases, 3,814 confirmed deaths, but ZERO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Gov. Gavin Newsom, you sir, are little more than a statewide embarrassment.  Shame on you.  Next, here are the numbers for the Aloha State: 643 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 592 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Gov. David Ige.  Finally, here are the numbers for the Evergreen State: 20,133 confirmed cases, 1,078 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries; Governor Jay Inslee, you are a worthless POS.    
  59. 2020 Tuesday B: The Stock Market closed UP today; here is the DOW Jones Industrial Complex close: 24,995.11, UP 529.95 (2.17%); here is the NASDAQ close: 9,340.22 UP 15.63 (0.17%); finally, here is the S & P 500: 2,991.77 UP 36.32 (1.23%).
  60. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 169,050,689 confirmed cases, +536,770, 3,511,248  confirmed deaths, +11,661 and 150,800,062 confirmed recoveries, +68,779.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,967,696 confirmed cases, UP 20,210 from yesterday’s reporting, 606,126 confirmed deaths, UP 553,[vii] and 27,659,047 confirmed recoveries, UP 52,605.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   In other COVID-19 news, nearly two-thirds of the American people say that ‘politics’ influenced the bungling decisions of Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci.  We concur.
  61. 2021 Wednesday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 289,149 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 170,460 deaths  
  62. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,780,845 confirmed cases, 63,010 confirmed deaths, and 2,022,699 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,316,142 confirmed cases, 36,647 confirmed deaths, and 1,934,257 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,924 confirmed cases, 496 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 432,993 confirmed cases, 5,780 confirmed deaths, and 211,014 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., North Carolina: they have 999,567 confirmed cases, 13,031 confirmed deaths, and 972,066 confirmed recoveries.[ix]    President Donald J. Trump says that the early investment in ‘VID vaccines probably saved tens of millions of American lives, the very same vaccines for which, drooling old Joe Biden takes complete credit. 
  63. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,408 confirmed cases, 6,406 confirmed deaths, and 832,566 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Ghana, a historical conspirator with the Europeans in the Atlantic Slave Trade: 93,711 cases of the virus, 783 confirmed deaths and 91,707 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  64. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,323.05, UP 10.59 points (+0.031%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,738.00, UP 80.82 points (+0.59%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,195.99, UP 7.86 points (+0.99%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.13 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.11%).  The price of GOLD is $1,896.80 per troy oz., -4.40 (-0.23%) while the price of SILVER is $27.80 per troy ounce, -0.08 (-0.28%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,196.80 per troy oz, -3.40 (-0.28%) while the price of COPPER is $4.52 per pound, -0.01 (-0.12%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,739.04 per troy oz, -31.55 (-1.14%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $25,000.00 per troy oz., -2,250.00 (-8.26%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.39 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.87.     In Bhutanese Ngultrum, one greenback equals 72.70 and in Bolivian Boliviano, a buck equals 6.83 and in Bosnian Convertible Marka, one dollar equals 1.59 of theirs.[xiv]     
  65. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.170 per gallon, $2.871 in Florida, $3.918 in Hawaii, and $3.565 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Northern Marianas Islands: $4.329.  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- Tunisia: $2.913 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,332,690,445,701 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  66. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Today is Day 65 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be holding this prestigious NO-SHOW job and ‘no show’ she has.  No one has seen her anywhere near the southern border and so it goes.  Meanwhile, Texas Attorney General tells Newsmax that ‘Joe Biden’s border policies are a STIMULUS for the Mexican cartels.’  Moving on, outrage is growing over the federal government’s dumping of illegal aliens across the interior of the country- and even in Hawaii, according to Chefs Lilah and Itzi- in the dead of night.  Buses or airliners bring them in, dump them, and then take off lickety split.   According to Newsmax, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro “I Hate My Country” Mayorkas wants to welcome even more illegal aliens that what are already flooding across our border.  WTF?  Hunting licenses anyone?
  67. 2021 Wednesday G: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– According to news reports, Joe Biden has ordered U.S. spy agencies to prepare a definitive report on the origins of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  We suspect the final report will shill for the Chi-Coms and drop the blame somewhere else like, uh, say, on the U.S. military.  Remember when the Chi-Coms tried to blame the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s COVID-19 outbreak on U.S. military assets that somehow got it into communist China and let it go in Wuhan?  Incredible.  Still, there are morons who will indeed believe it.  Speaking of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, at a U.S. Senate hearing today, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, said that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci must testify about all the money given to that ‘medical institution.’  Hear-hear!  Elsewhere, Attorney General Eric Schmitt, R-MO, has launched a lawsuit against both the Chinese Communist Party and the Wuhan Institute of Virology over its costly mishandling of the Kung Flu Pandemic.  Excellent.  Finally, as the Chi-Vi lab leak theory appears more and more like the God’s honest truth, it has exposed that there are NO checks on the so-called ‘fact checkers.’  Hell, we knew that.
  68. 2021 Wednesday H: Business News– Wall Street’s new watchdog- SEC Chairman Gary Gensler- told Congress today that special scrutiny will fall on cryptocurrencies and on SPACs- special purpose acquisition companies.   In other business news, President Donald J. Trump says that when HE left office, the United States was ‘energy independent’ and that the U.S. was the number one exporter of energy to the rest of the world.  This occurred within the span of four years whereas now with feeble Joe Biden lurking about the White House, we are importing our energy supply and word has it that gasoline could soon hit $7 per gallon.   Revolution anyone?   Finally, Jeff Bezos is set to hand over Amazon’s CEO job on July 5, 2021.
  69. 2021 Wednesday I: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– Arizona has banned mass mailing of election ballots in all future elections.  Excellent.  As for the 2020 Elections audit in that state and in others, the scrutiny continues. 
  70. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– Joe Biden continues his war on President Donald J. Trump.  Today, he purged FOUR Trump appointees[xviii] on the U.S. Commission for Fine Arts.  You go, Joe, you go.  In other regime news, critics are questioning the wisdom of the upcoming Joe Biden-Vladimir Putin summit.  (Note- we think Vladimir is going to bulldoze a drooling, feeble old Joe into a ditch and cover him up).  Elsewhere, the Biden regime sidestepped questions regarding as to whether the Chi-Coms would pay ANY PRICE for inflicting their Chi-Com pandemic upon the world.
  71. 2021 Wednesday K: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– The Dems are pushing for the spending of $7.1 trillion for all the crazy programs the losers are currently pushing.  This amount of money is more than the money spent fighting World War II and supplying our allies with the tools of war.  Why not just allow the Chi-Coms to buy our flipping country?
  72. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News I– a new AARP poll says that a vast majority of Americans over age 50 are staunchly opposed to any cutting back of Medicare and Social Security to pay for the massive amount of deficit spending going on under the Biden regime.  Who can blame them?  Elsewhere, a new CEI poll says that the public does NOT want to pay for massive Green New Deal spending which millions of Americans view as being little more than another transfer of wealth from those possessing it to those too lazy to go out and earn it.  Meanwhile, a judge smacks down the motion by CNN to dismiss the defamation lawsuit brought against them by esteemed legal scholar, professor, and attorney Dr. Alan Dershowitz. 
  73. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News II– President Donald J. Trump told Newsmax TV that ‘communist China took extremely diligent care of both Hunter and Joe Biden.  Amen.  Elsewhere, former Pennsylvania RINO senator and CNN babbling head Rick Santorum- a fellow who has run for the GOP presidential nomination on numerous occasions- says it’s ‘time to invest in real infrastructure spending.’  (Note- he was fired last week from CNN for having said something derogatory about Native Americans, so it appears he is attempting to remain relevant).   In other news, Kelley Paul told ‘Rand Paul haters’ that her husband and she have guns.  They are always under threat.  Next, former state prosecutor Aramis Ayala threw her hat in the ring to challenge Rep.  Val Demings, DS-FL 10th congressional district, in 2022.  Excellent.  Finally, crackpot Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. has convened a grand jury that will meet for six months seeking evidence into the crimes of President Donald J. Trump.  Yet another persecution by the fleas nipping at the ankles of the 45th president.
  74. 2021 Wednesday N: Political News III– Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, has formed a new PAC sparking rumors she may be running for the White House in 2024.  Next CNN’s Jeff Zucker says ‘it may have been wrong for Chris “The Curmudgeon” Cuomo to advise his older brother, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov, on his myriad sex scandals.  We thought a while back that CNN forbade the ‘Curmudgeon’ NOT to cover his gubernatorial brother yet advise him he did.  NO wonder CNN is a bogus ‘network.’  Meanwhile, unabashed supporter of President Donald J. Trump, Sean Parnell is running for the U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania, the one held by retiring RINO Senator Patrick Toomey.  
  75. 2021 Wednesday O: Political News IV– Next, David A. Chipman- Joe Biden’s nominee to head the ATF- says he ‘advocates for the arrest of every American who owns an AR-15 rifle.’ (Note- this doofus claimed during the Waco, Texas, Branch Davidian compound assault back during President Bill Clinton’s administration, that the Branch Davidians used TWO .50 caliber machine guns to shoot down TWO ATF helicopters which is a total flipping lie.  Never happened).  Finally, the U.S. Department of State shut down the investigation into what was occurring in Wuhan, China, an investigation to which, we alluded earlier as being ongoing because Joe Biden had ordered U.S. intel agencies to determine what the hell happened.  Crazy. Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, asked doctors on Capitol Hill as to WHY they spiked the previous administration’s investigation into getting answers to the 2019-2021 global Chi-Com pandemic.
  76. 2021 Wednesday P: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– the ALLEGED murderer of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts- Cristhian Bahena Rivera- claimed at his murder trial today that ‘mystery men’ abducted the university student as she jogged along a road.  Camera evidence from the day she disappeared- July 18, 2018- showed that Rivera was closely following her in his car.  The POS illegal alien claims he did not do it but everyone sure as hell believes he did.   IF the illegal had not been in the country, this crime would not have occurred.  Execute him.
  77. 2021 Wednesday Q: Popular Culture News– New wolf killing laws have led to a push to revive U.S. protection laws for the wild beasts.  Next, actress Vanessa Redgrave is now distancing herself from the Kevin Spacey comeback film.  Elsewhere, U.S. Senate candidate Mark McCloskey, R-MO, quipped that when a ‘thug kills a cop, new coverage is completely different.’  True.  
  78. 2021 Wednesday R: Mass Shootings News– In the age of decrepit old Joe Biden, yet another mass casualty event took place today.  In San Jose, California, at a transit yard serving Silicon Valley, a shooter shot and killed at least coworkers and wounded numerous others.  Law enforcement arrived on scene, but the shooter took his own life before the cops could engage him.  The shooter has been identified as Samuel Cassidy, a 58-year-old maintenance worker at the station.  He had worked there for eight years and had some sort of beef with his fellow employees.
  79. 2021 Wednesday S: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– Lebanon, Ohio, becomes the 26th U.S. city around the country to declare itself a ‘sanctuary city,’ not for legions of seething, stinking illegal aliens but for the unborn in yet another blow to the Pro-Death Movement.[xix]
  80. 2021 Wednesday T: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– Tonight, we have the Super Lotto Draw #3563 with a $49 million jackpot up for grabs and the Powerball Draw #849 with a $236 million pot on the line.  First, here are the results for the Super Lotto: 01, 06, 08, 23, 42, and Mega 12.  Out of 133,804 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $11,259 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Quik Stop in Vacaville, CA 95687 (2) Valley Liquors in Santa Ana, CA 92704 (3) Liquor Plus, La Mirada, CA 90638 and (4) Valero, Tustin, CA 92780.   Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw: 02, 08, 21, 34, 62, and Powerball 16.
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This artwork is #0842 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset’s Glow.”  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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As the Beach Boys were struggling, the record company said ‘no time is better than NOW’ to release yet another compilation of the group’s greatest hits: “The Best of the Beach Boys Volume 3” hit record store shelves on August 05, 1968.  This album contains newer hits packaged with some golden oldies.  You have “Dance, Dance, Dance,” “409,” “The Little Girl I Once Knew,” “Girl Don’t Tell Me,” “Surfin’,” and “Good Vibrations,” packaged with “God Only Knows,” “Heroes and Villains,” “Darlin’,” “She Knows Me Too Well,” along with a couple more gems.  IF you are a vinyl fan, there is nothing akin to listening to these tunes on the way they are meant to be heard- if you can find the record, that is- on snapping, crackling, and popping vinyl.  You will love them so please, seek the album out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We are hopeful we will present the music of the Band and of its individual members sometime in 2024-2025.  Great music by a superb band.

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

[iii] We hope to promote the music of David Bowie within the next decades.

[iv] Spiders from Mars will occur around same time as the David Bowie presentation.

[v] On Wednesday, 14-June-2017, we began presenting the music of the Guess Who and of its individual members- including Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, and Bravebelt.  The entire discography ran from the above date through Sunday, 01-October-2017.  We hope you will check them out.

[vi] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We thank you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] The four people removed by Joe Biden Chairman Justin Shubow, Chris Fagan, Perry Guillot, and Steven Spandle, apparently for the crime of being white males and believers in classical art.  Mr. Shubow says that in the ‘110-year history of the commission, NO president has ever removed a sitting chairman.’  For now, the remaining three commissioners- also appointed by President Donald J. Trump- Rodney Mims Cook Jr., James C. McCrery II, and Duncan G. Stroik- still have their jobs although the axe may be coming for them, too.

[xix] We call it the way we see it- ‘Pro-Choice equals PRO-DEATH.’  Period.

122. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 02, 2022

1945 Wednesday: Once General Helmuth Wielding surrenders all German forces in the Nazi capital, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin, and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and in parts of Austria. Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery (May 12, 1941, to May 02, 1945) Martin Bormann dies while attempting to escape the Soviet destruction of the Nazi capital.

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122. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 02, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Owen Josephus Roberts and James F. Byrnes; U.S. Secretaries of State James Madison and James F. Byrnes; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Canfield Spencer; FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover; Martin Bormann- Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery; Foreigner featuring Lou Gramm, Jethro Tull featuring John Glascock, the Kinks featuring Bob Henrit, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Vet Stone, Steppenwolf featuring Goldy McJohn, Stone Temple Pilots featuring John Gutt, and Utopia featuring Doug Howard:

  1. 1497 Sunday: John Cabot departs Europe for North America.
  2. 1519 Friday: Artist Leonardo da Vinci died at Cloux, France, at age 67.
  3. 1536 Saturday: England’s King Henry VIII accuses Anne Boleyn of adultery; seventeen days later, the executioner lopped off her head.
  4. 1670 Friday: England’s King Charles II chartered the Hudson Bay Company on this date.
  5. 1703 Wednesday: Portugal signs a treaty with England to become a great covenant.
  6. 1776 Thursday: France and Spain agree to give arms to the American rebels.
  7. 1801 Saturday: The 5th U.S. Secretary of State James Madison took his post on this date.  In this capacity, he served from today until March 03, 1809, under President Thomas Jefferson.  From here, he would move up the ladder.
  8. 1833 Thursday: Czar Nicholas I of Russia bans public sale of serfs.
  9. 1844 Thursday: The 16th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury James Canfield Spencer left office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican and then a Whig, he served under President John Tyler from March 08, 1843, until today.
  10. 1863 Saturday: During the Civil War, a Confederate sentry accidentally shot and wounded Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson at Chancellorsville; he died eight days later.
  11. 1865 Tuesday: President Andrew Johnson offers $100,000 reward for the capture of fugitive Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
  12. 1875 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the future 74th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts is born.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover would nominate Roberts to fill Associate Justice Edward Sanford’s seat.  He would serve from 05-20-1930 to 07-31-1945.
  13. 1882 Tuesday: In Charleston, South Carolina, future 81st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James F. Byrnes is born.  A Democrat, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt would nominate Byrnes to fill Associate Justice James McReynold’s seat.  Byrnes would serve from 06-25-1941 to 10-03-1942.  He also served as the nation’s 49th U.S. Secretary of State doing so under President Harry S. Truman. In this capacity, he would serve from 07-03-1945 to 01-21-1947.
  14. 1885 Saturday: Publishers released the first edition of “Good Housekeeping” magazine.
  15. 1887 Monday: Hannibal W. Goodwin applied for a patent for his celluloid photographic film on this date, film from which projectionists show motion pictures.
  16. 1890 Friday: The federal government organized the Oklahoma Territory on this date.
  17. 1902 Friday: The first science fiction film, “A Trip to the Moon,” hits theaters on this date.
  18. 1908 Saturday: The original version of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” with music by Albert Von Tilzer and lyrics by Jack Norworth, undergoes first publication by Von Tilzer’s York Music Co.
  19. 1915 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues during the Second Battle of Ypres with attack, counterattack, and attack again, thrown off, reignited, and relaunched with a horrendous death toll on both sides.  Elsewhere, the Turks show the Allies a thing or two by rounding up French and British citizens interned in their country and sending them into No-Man’s Land to stymie British assaults.  Wow.
  20. 1916 Tuesday: President Woodrow Wilson signs the first act against illegal drugs, the Harrison Drug Act.  Elsewhere, Germany agrees with a British proposal to send POWs to Switzerland as neither side can really care for them.  Off they go…
  21. 1917 Wednesday: Ottoman Turk leader Talaat Pasha visits his ally, Kaiser Wilhelm II in Berlin to discuss conduct of the war.  He will eventually have to seek exile in post-World War I Germany as he will be a wanted criminal due to the Armenian Genocide.
  22. 1918 Thursday: Communists relocate the toppled Czar and his family to the Urals, so he and they are beyond the rescue of White forces.  Meanwhile, the Ottomans are launching all-out assaults against British positions in Palestine.
  23. 1926 Sunday: Due to rising turmoil in the Central American nation of Nicaragua, U.S. Marines intervene to protect American interests.  Meanwhile in India, women gained the right to seek elected office.  
  24. 1927 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court’s “Buck v. Bell” ruling on this date permits forced sterilization of “unfits” by state authorities where the law permits such surgeries for ‘eugenic reasons.’
  25. 1932 Monday: Jack Benny launched his first radio show on NBC Radio on this date.
  26. 1933 Tuesday: In Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler bans labor unions.
  27. 1934 Wednesday: Nazi Germany begins its infamous “People’s Courts.”
  28. 1936 Saturday: “Peter and the Wolf,” a symphonic tale for children by Sergei Prokofiev, had its world premiere in Moscow.  Meanwhile, Abyssinian Emperor Haile Selassie and his family flee the country ahead of attacking Italian troops.
  29. 1939 Tuesday: Lou Gehrig set a major league baseball record when he played in his 2,130th game.  His streak commenced on June 1, 1925.
  30. 1940 Thursday: The Allies continue evacuating Norway.  Meanwhile, the date to invade France and Belgium is set for May 01.   
  31. 1941 Friday: In Nazi Germany, Martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler’s deputy.  Meanwhile, the Federal Communications Commission agreed to let regular scheduling of TV broadcasts by commercial TV stations to begin on July 01, 1941.  This would be the start of network television.  Elsewhere, General Mills began shipping its new cereal “Cheerioats,” to six test markets.  They later renamed it “Cheerios.”   
  32. 1941 Friday A: Meanwhile, fighting in Iraq continues.  One thing the Iraqis did not count on nor have themselves are airplanes.  The Brits have a squadron of obsolescent World War I era airplanes and put them to effective use lighting up the pro-Axis Iraqis.  Britain continues landing troops in Basra on the Persian Gulf which causes the population to rise up and attack the invaders.
  33. 1942 Saturday: Japanese troops occupy Mandalay, Burma.  Elsewhere, fighting continues on Mindanao in the southern Philippines as the Japanese continue trying to dislodge the U.S. and Filipino defenders.   Meanwhile, the Battle of the Coral Sea is brewing as the Japanese navy continues building up its warships for the attack on Port Moresby.  The Americans, however, have cracked their naval codes, and are building forces of their own.
  34. 1943 Sunday: German bombers conduct operations to lay mines in the Thames Estuary and along the British coastline.  Shipping already is precarious off the eastern coast of England, and this will make it even more challenging.
  35. 1944 Tuesday: Future drummer with Argent[i] and the Kinks[ii], Bob Henrit, is born in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Fascist Spain- like other undeclared allies of the Axis- Turkey and Portugal among the most notable- have been pressured by the Allies to turn their backs on the Nazis and begin cutting supplies of tungsten ore which is important for ammunition and shells.  El Caudillo Francisco Franco will bow to the Allies’ request but will drag his feet for as long as he can.  Portugal and Turkey also supply the Axis with essential minerals but will begin tapering the amounts.
  36. 1945 Wednesday: Once General Helmuth Wielding surrenders all German forces in the Nazi capital, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin, and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and in parts of Austria.  Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery (05-12-1941 to 05-02-1945) Martin Bormann dies while attempting to escape the Soviet destruction of the Nazi capital.  Meanwhile, Goldy McJohn, famed keyboardist with the rock band, Steppenwolf[iii], was born on this date in Toronto, Canada.
  37. 1946 Thursday: At the Federal penitentiary on Alcatraz Island, the “Battle of Alcatraz” erupts as inmates launch a revolt that leads to the deaths of three inmates and two correctional guards before additional reinforcements quell the uprising two days later.
  38. 1950 Tuesday: Lou Gramm, future lead singer with the British-American rock band, Foreigner[iv], was born on this date in Rochester, N.Y.  Meanwhile, future vocalist with the San Francisco funk-soul band, Sly and the Family Stone[v], Vet Stone, was born in Vallejo, California, on this date.
  39. 1951 Wednesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, Jethro Tull[vi] 1975-1979—John Glascock—was born in Islington, England, on this date.
  40. 1952 Friday: The era of commercial jet passenger service began as a BOAC de Havilland Comet carrying 36 passengers took off on a multi-stop flight from London to Johannesburg, South Africa.  
  41. 1953 Saturday: In Jordan, the British install Hussein I as king; in Iraq, they install Feisal II.
  42. 1954 Sunday: Heavy rain is returning to Dien Bien Phu which hampers air drops.  However, the French command in Hanoi- even though they know the battle most likely is lost- manage to get in more than 100 additional troops to help defend the camp and to prolong the battle so that Operation Condor might have a chance to succeed.  Many of the reinforcements are coming straight from jump school and are being sent into a fight the French now know they cannot win.  No matter how many additional troops they can get into Dien Bien Phu, the communists are able to scrape up more- even if they are 14-year-old, 15-year-old, and 16-year-old kids.  Send in enough cannon fodder and they think they can win.  Evil.[vii]
  43. 1956 Wednesday: In Englewood, N.J., future bassist/vocalist with Todd Rundgren’s Utopia- Doug Howard- is born.
  44. 1957 Thursday: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, Republican-Wisconsin, died at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland.  Elsewhere, gangster Frank Costello escapes an assassination attempt launched by rival mobsters.
  45. 1963 Thursday: The Children’s Crusade began in Birmingham, Alabama, as more than 1,000 black schoolchildren skipped classes and marched downtown to protest racial segregation; hundreds undergo arrest.  Next day when the marchers took to the streets once more, the authorities unleashed police dogs, and fire hoses on the young protesters, injuring many, and arresting as many as possible.  
  46. 1969 Friday: British liner Queen Elizabeth leaves on her maiden voyage to New York City.
  47. 1970 Saturday: Jockey Diane Crump became the first woman to ride in a Kentucky Derby; she finished 15th aboard Fathom.
  48. 1972 Tuesday: Longtime FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover died in Washington at age 77.  Meanwhile, a fire at the Sunshine silver mine in Kellogg, Idaho, claimed the lives of 91 workers who succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning. 
  49. 1974 Thursday: Former Vice President Spiro T. Agnew suffers disbarment.
  50. 1976 Sunday: In Marine City, Michigan, future vocalist with Stone Temple Pilots from 2017 to the present- John Gutt- is born.
  51. 1982 Sunday: During the Falklands Islands War, the British submarine, HMS Conqueror sinks the Argentine battleship, General Belgrano resulting in at least 350 deaths.  Meanwhile, the Weather Channel made its debut.  Meanwhile, Greg Page (19-0) beats Jimmy Young (30-11-2) in a 12-round unanimous decision to retain the USBA heavyweight boxing title.
  52. 1983 Monday: A 6.7-magnitude earthquake injures 487 people in Coalinga, California.
  53. 1988 Monday: In Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds’ manager, Pete Rose, suffers suspension for 30 days for pushing an umpire.
  54. 1994 Monday: Nelson Mandela claimed victory in the wake of South Africa’s first democratic elections; President F.W. de Klerk acknowledged defeat.
  55. 2003 Friday: Unemployment in the U.S. hits 6-percent for the month of April what with the loss of 48,000 jobs.  
  56. 2004 Sunday: Along the Gaza-Israeli border, Palestinian thugs murder a pregnant Israeli woman and her four daughters before Israeli Defense Forces light ‘em up and leave them dead like the rats they are.  Following this Palestinian-caused barbarity, the Israeli government votes NOT to pull out of the Gaza Strip.  Go in there and get this animalistic scum.   Elsewhere, the Baltimore Sun reports that a government report says that ‘since 2001, secret or private searches in the U.S. are up by since 2001, secret or private searches in the U.S. are up by 85-percent.  Who can blame people with the way the Bush administration has turned the country into a police state?
  57. 2005 Monday: About 50 miles north of Kabul, Afghanistan, something goes awry at a munitions dump.  The place blows up killing dozens of people with no full accounting of how many took a one-way trip to meet with Allah or how many others were left devastated one way or another.  Wow.
  58. 2006 Tuesday: The two art thieves who stole Edvard Much’s “The Scream” and “Madonna” receive sentences of four and eight years in prison today.  Elsewhere, communist president of Bolivia Evo Morales orders the nationalization of the nation’s natural gas industry along with mining and forestry.  LONG LIVE THE PEOPLE (in poverty…)
  59. 2007 Wednesday: Following yesterdays beating of illegal alien lovers during a May Day rally in Los Angeles, California, by the LAPD, outraged Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa orders an immediate investigation as to why the cops beat the snot out of the illegals.  Well, the illegals DON’T belong here so if they weren’t here, they would not have gotten their asses beat.   Elsewhere, President George W. Bush meets with Democrats in Congress so he and the legislative branch can figure out how to fund this never-ending, wholly unnecessary war. 
  60. 2008 Friday: Mildred Loving, a black woman whose challenge to Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling striking down such laws across the United States, died in Milford, Va., at age 68.  Elsewhere, in Seoul, South Korea, thousands of people gather to protest the importation of U.S. beef which they claim is corrupted by Mad Cow Disease.
  61. 2009 Saturday: The United Nations ORDERS- like that means anything- the Israelis to stop evicting Palestinians from East Jerusalem.  Oh, boohoo, boot them out and build housing for your people.   Elsewhere, inside a so-called ‘civilian safe zone,’ Sri Lankan Army troops go on a rampage and kill 91 people and wound another 87.  Not sure as to WHY they did what they did but they did it well.
  62. 2010 Sunday: The European Union and International Monetary Fund present Greece with 120 billion Euro bailout packages, to help rid them of their sovereign debt.   Elsewhere, following the bombing of the Mogadishu mosque yesterday, the death toll rises to 45 and the focus falls on the al-Qaida trash.  Light them up.
  63. 2011 Monday: As the news continues to spread about whacking Osama bin Laden, tens of thousands of people gather at Ground Zero in New York City as well as in other places around the country to celebrate the death of this terrorist POS.  The world also learns that in accordance with Islamic law, U.S. military authorities buried him via a sea burial in the Indian Ocean so that a burial site on land would not become a terrorist shrine.  The Allies did the same thing with the Nazis executed at Nuremburg.  They were cremated and went into a river.
  64. 2012 Wednesday: 2012 U.S. presidential candidate Newt Gingrich suspends his campaign for the Republican nomination.   Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives in Beijing for high-level talks with her opposites as well as find ways to line her and her hubby Bill’s pockets with Chi-Com cash.  While on site, she meets with blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng. 
  65. 2013 Thursday: Conservationists determine poachers killed the last known rhinoceroses in Mozambique; these poachers worked with game rangers responsible for protecting them.  Meanwhile, a North Korean court sentences American Kenneth Bae to 15 years of hard labor for committing criminal acts against the regime.  Yeah, right.  The Obama administration begs for amnesty.
  66. 2014 Friday: According to Brainy History, Apple and Samsung achieved mixed victory in a patent suit settlement; Samsung will owe Apple about $120 million, and Apple will owe Samsung about $158,000; the court found both parties to have infringed on each other’s patents.  Elsewhere, fighting continues in eastern Ukraine as the Ukrainians claim they have killed numerous Russians and destroyed assets although two Ukrainian helicopters were reportedly shot down.   In the city of Odessa, Ukrainians are going after Russians with a vengeance.  Get those SOBS.
  67. 2015 Saturday: In a boxing match that shattered financial records for the sport, Floyd Mayweather Jr. beats Manny Pacquiao on points in 12 rounds in the world unification welterweight title bout.  What a fight.  Congratulations to Mr. Mayweather.   Elsewhere, as the Nigerian military continues fighting through the Sambisa Forest, the government announces that another 234 women and girls have been rescued from the clutches of the Islamist group, Boko Haram.
  68. 2016 Monday: The ‘religion of peace’ is on the move yet again, this time in Baghdad, Iraq, where three separate bombings claim the lives of at least 14 poor souls including a number of Shiite pilgrims while the Syrian Army takes up positions around its prison in the city of Hama where violent prisoners have overthrown the prison staff and are holding them as hostages.  What will President Bashar al-Assad do?  We think he’ll employ poison gas inside the prison killing all of them (and the guards).   
  69. 2016 Monday A: Elsewhere, the Catholic Church in the Philippines urges its followers to reject Roderigo Duterte who seems to be little more than a whack job.  Down in Venezuela, El Presidente Nicolas Maduro orders clocks in his nation to be moved forward by half-an-hour since the country is facing a major electricity shortage and that somehow moving the clocks up by 30 minutes will alleviate the suffering of the people.  YOU know what will alleviate their suffering?  Your fat neck dangling from a noose in the center of Caracas.  POS communist.
  70. 2017 Tuesday: Still angry from yesterday’s provocative overflight of the Korean Peninsula by two U.S. B-1B heavy bombers, Kim Jong Un warns the world that due to President Donald J. Trump’s belligerent stance against the peaceful Democratic Republic of North Korea, the military is going to accelerate its nuclear weapons programs and ‘could test a nuke at any time’ so there.  Elsewhere, the Los Angeles Times reports that Venezuelan thug dictator Nicolas Maduro is going to ‘draft a new constitution’ seeing as how violent mobs are protesting his regime in the streets.
  71. 2018 Wednesday: Disaster befalls romaine lettuce in Yuma, Arizona, as a massive e. coli outbreak sickens at least 121 people across 25 states killing one in the process.  Grocery stores around the country put out immediate recalls and stop-sales on all romaine lettuces, fresh and packaged, coming out of the region.   Elsewhere, as a show of good faith, ahead of the summit between President Donald J. Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, the North Koreans release the last three American detainees they have been keeping as a potential future trump card.
  72. 2019 Thursday: Iowa passes one of the strictest abortion bans saying ‘can’t happen’ after the detection of a fetal heartbeat.  Good for them.   Elsewhere, Senator Michael Bennet, D-CO, says he is in the running for the 2020 presidential nomination of his party.  No one cares.  Meanwhile, Facebook and Instagram ban several big names from its site for spreading violence and hate.  Among the folks bumped off the sites are Alex Jones, the Reverend Louis Farrakhan, David Duke, Milo Yiannopoulos, and several others.  We shall see.
  73. 2020 Saturday: After California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom orders ONLY the beaches of Orange County closed, the sheriff of the county says, ‘he will not enforce the order.’  Meanwhile, on the COVID-19- Wuhan Flu front- confirmed global cases are 3,424,254; confirmed deaths sit at 243,674; and confirmed recoveries are 1,092,715.  In the United States, the Kung Flu Virus Crisis- given us by the communist Chinese- is thus: confirmed cases sit at 1,157,782, confirmed deaths at 67,046, and confirmed recoveries are 150,934.  Meanwhile, the communist Chinese claim the following numbers (let’s see if they have changed): confirmed cases: 88,423; confirmed deaths: 4,633; and confirmed recoveries: 81,785!  Which is almost the same as one week ago, lying scumbags.  Around the United States, more states continue reopening and no upticks in the Coronavirus Crisis are seen so to all authoritarian governors out there, you better lighten up.  (It is interesting to note that Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is still whining about ‘Confederate and swastika flags being seen at protests but every piece of film we have looked at, those flags are nowhere to behold.  ANTIFA- do your job, go to Michigan, and protest this b***h).
  74. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 153,467,379 confirmed cases, +667,534, 3,215,537  confirmed deaths, +9,349, and 131,436,594 confirmed recoveries, +71,306.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,178,844 confirmed cases, UP 29,104 from yesterday’s reporting, 591,056 confirmed deaths, UP 306,[viii] and 25,777,864 confirmed recoveries, UP 45,866.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix] 
  75. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 276,388 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 281.6 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,812 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 185,586 deaths. 
  76. 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: 3,745,332 confirmed cases, 61,920 confirmed deaths, and 1,993,102 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,242,778 confirmed cases, 35,269 confirmed deaths, and 1,805,359 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,580 confirmed cases, 483 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 406,908 confirmed cases, 5,563 confirmed deaths, and 191,652 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Alaska, a once reliable DEEP RED state before the Democratic-Socialists corrupted it: they have 65,409 confirmed cases, 341 confirmed deaths, and 56,476 confirmed recoveries.[x]   Meanwhile, Governor Brian Kemp, R-GA, is lifting ALL remaining COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions.
  77. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,554 confirmed cases, 6,366 confirmed deaths, and 830,878 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Honduras, overloaded with way too many illegal aliens seeking asylum under Joe Biden: 213,167 cases of the virus, 5,318 confirmed deaths and 78,806 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  78. 2021 Sunday D:  Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,874.85, DOWN 185.51 points (-0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,962.98, DOWN 119.86 points (-0.85%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,181.17, DOWN 30.30 points (-0.72%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.49 per barrel, -0.09 (-0.14%).  The price of GOLD is $1,768.80 per troy oz., +1.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.92 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.24%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,203.90 per troy oz, -1.30 (-0.11%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, -0.01 (-0.27%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,934.50 per troy oz, -17.48 (-0.59%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,500.00 per troy oz., +150.00 (+0.51%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.21.     In Mozambican Metical, one greenback equals 57.02 and in Myanmar Kyat, a buck equals 1,550.00 and in Nicaraguan Córdoba, one dollar equals 34.85 of theirs.[xv]  
  79. 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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.040 per gallon, $2.780 in Florida, $3.790 in Hawaii, and $3.471 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- New Hampshire: $2.766.  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 seventh lowest gasoline price in the world- Nigeria: $1.591 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,240,289,802,772 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.  In other business news, Berkshire-Hathaway bigwig Warren Buffet is celebrating 1st quarter earnings in 2021 of $11.7 billion.  He also is warning investors NOT to gamble on stocks.   Meanwhile, in other economic news that will trash the U.S. economy, Joe Biden is QUIETLY preparing a massive increase in Food Stamps, even higher than the one his former (well, could still be the current) boss, Barack Hussein Obama had and without going via the U.S. Congress.  Yet another unilateral move that will see millions of dollars going to illegal aliens.
  80. 2021 Sunday F: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kansas City, Missouri- 71-year-old Joseph Naumann told Newsmax TV that ‘it’s wrong for Joe Biden to use his Catholic ‘faith’ because it misguides Catholic listeners.’  Look, WE believe (and I’m a Jew- Mo) that the Roman Catholic Church should excommunicate Joe Biden and other scurrilous, reprobate Catholics such as House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the decrepit nonagenarian because she like he are big PROPONENTS of the Pro-Death Movement and NOT because they believe women have a right to control their own bodies but because they make money off it via campaign contributions.
  81. 2021 Sunday G: Political News I– Like Senator Mitt Romney, RINO-UT, Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, is having a challenging time within her party for being the neo-lib that she is by going against President Donald J. Trump.  She is expected to be removed from GOP leadership by June at the latest.   Next former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, says that ‘Lockheed-Martin possesses UFO wreckage. This is getting better all the time.   We are looking forward to the upcoming UFO report next month- if the feds actually release it.  Elsewhere, the runoff for the U.S. House seat in Texas 6th congressional district is between two Republicans: Susan Wright (19.2%), backed by President Donald J. Trump and Jake Ellzey (13.8%), which has the Democrats sobbing gobs of tears as they genuinely thought they were going to propel third-place runner-up Jana Lynne Sanchez (13.4%) into the House to help a beleaguered “Mumbles” Pelosi.  
  82. 2021 Sunday H: Political News II– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, continues sharing his views on Afghanistan and says we must withdraw from the country NOW.  We concur wholeheartedly and think we should have been out of there before President George W. Bush left office (and should never have gone into Iraq).  Since going to that forlorn country, Senator Paul says we have blown $825 billion to 1 trillion building roads and schools, protecting women, and doing other non-war-fighting jobs at great cost to our country in resources and human lives.  (Note- I said yesterday that the Democrats and Neocons are seeking a “Gulf of Tonkin Incident” so they can keep forces in that s—hole country in perpetuity and to continue reaping the wealth from the Military-Industrial-Political Complex- Mo).
  83. 2021 Sunday I: Political News III– The family of the late Ashli Babbitt is suing the Capitol Hill Police Department for her murder on January 06, 2021.  We still don’t know who fired the fatal shot (but we are learning more about the officer by the day.  We believe her killing was preordained that the House speaker- in control of the Capitol Hill Police Department- wanted to make sure someone lost their life in this FALSE FLAG OPERATION)- Mo).   Elsewhere, the U.S. State Department has announced that there is “NO TRUTH” regarding a prisoner swap with the Iranians.   Meanwhile, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, says he remains hopeful on police reform occurring in the U.S. Senate.  Finally, Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, says of Joe Biden’s $2.1 trillion infrastructure bill that it’s ‘like someone with a new credit card.’   Finally, famed economic adviser Larry Kudlow says Joe Biden’s BIG GOVERNMENT PUSH is destabilizing and bad for the United States.’
  84. 2021 Sunday J: Foreign News / Overseas News– Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is warning of a “U.S.-communist China Armageddon.”  Amen, Mr. Secretary, amen.   Next, Kim Jong Un warns the U.S. of GRAVE CONSEQUENCES over Joe Biden’s mumbling, stumbling speech the other day on the 99th day of his regime before a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress.   Elsewhere, British Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson is being forced to answer for his personal spending.  Oooh, BoJo could be going down.  Meanwhile, riotous soccer fans stormed Manchester United’s field over the U.S.-based owners proposing the ‘Super Soccer League’ that would feature only elite teams and would be a power grab by wealthy billionaires.   Finally, a Cuban dissident’s hunger strike is challenging the communist regime. 
  85. 2021 Sunday K: Miscellaneous News I– Yesterday, the Empire State Building celebrated its 90th birthday.  Next, SpaceX’s Dragon Capsule returned four astronauts back from the International Space Station in the first nighttime landing in the Gulf of Mexico since the Apollo missions.  Elsewhere, “Kooky Kamala” Harris has another job (not that she shows up for any of them): she is now going to be the head of the National Space Council.
  86. 2022 Monday: Stick around…

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[i] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020.  Please, check them out.

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

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

[iv] We definitely look forward to promoting the music of Foreigner one of these days, perhaps in 2020?

[v] We hope to present the music of Sly & the Family Stone within the next decade or so.  Please stay tuned for further information

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

[vii] As is the norm, we visit Martin Windrow’s amazing book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press (2006) as well as Time-Life Books for relevant information on this critical fight against communism.

[viii] 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)

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

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

[xi] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

117. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2022

1975 Sunday: North Vietnamese infantry and armor encircled Saigon on this date. Although panic grips much of the populace of South Vietnam’s capital city, South Vietnamese troops are determined to hold out for as long as they can. Had not the Democrats in the U.S. Congress prevented President Gerald R. Ford from rushing in military supplies so the ARVN troops could fight on equal terms, this humiliating defeat would never have occurred. However, the Democrats being the pro-communist scum they are left the South to its fate. Evil.

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117. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2022:

Administrative Professionals Day

President Ulysses S. Grant; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Julius Sterling Morton; U.S. Attorneys General Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch; U.S. Secretary of State John Sherman; U.S. Senator Cory Booker;  WBA Heavyweight Boxing Champion Greg Page; Badfinger featuring Pete Ham, Charlie Watts-Jim Keltner Project, King Crimson featuring Gordon Haskell, and KISS featuring Ace Frehley:

  1. 1296 Friday: Edward I of England defeats the Scots fighting for independence at the Battle of Dunbar.
  2. 1509 Tuesday: The 216th Roman Catholic Pope Julius II excommunicates the Italian state of Venice from the church.
  3. 1521 Wednesday:  Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan met his end at the hands of angry Filipinos.
  4. 1565 Tuesday: Cebu City, the first Spanish city in the Philippines, forms.
  5. 1605 Wednesday: After 26 days, the reign of the 232nd Roman Catholic Pope Leo XI ends.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on April 01, 1605.
  6. 1773 Tuesday: The British Parliament passes the Tea Act, one of the things that would set the colonists of New England and the North American Colonies off; this would begin the road to the start of hostilities culminating in the Revolutionary War.
  7. 1777 Sunday: The only land battle in Connecticut during the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Ridgefield, took place, resulting in a limited British victory.
  8. 1805 Saturday: During the First Barbary War, an American-led force of Marines and mercenaries captured the city of Derna, on the shores of Tripoli.
  9. 1813 Tuesday: The Battle of York took place in Upper Canada during the War of 1812 as a U.S. force defeated the British garrison in present-day Toronto before withdrawing.
  10. 1822 Saturday: The 18th President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant, was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, on this date.  He would serve as commander-in-chief from March 04, 1869, to March 04, 1877.   
  11. 1848 Thursday: France frees the last slaves in its colonies worldwide.
  12. 1857 Monday: Austria prohibits the Jews from establishing further congregations in the southern part of the country.
  13. 1861 Saturday: After Virginia secedes from the United States, West Virginia secedes from its parent state.  Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln suspends the right of habeas corpus.
  14. 1865 Thursday: The steamer Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, killing more than 1,400 people, mostly freed Union prisoners of war.
  15. 1880 Tuesday: Francis Clarke and M.G. Foster patented the electrical hearing aid.
  16. 1897 Tuesday: The federal government dedicates President Ulysses S. Grant’s Tomb.
  17. 1898 Wednesday: The 35th U.S. Secretary of State John Sherman, a Republican, left office on this date.  He served under President William McKinley from March 06, 1897, until today. 
  18. 1902 Sunday: In Lake Forest, Illinois, the former 3rd U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Julius Sterling Morton died at age 70.  A Democrat, Secretary Morton served under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to March 05, 1897.
  19. 1909 Tuesday: The reign of the 34th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Abdul Hamid II ends on this date.  He first became caliph of all Islam on August 31, 1876, and guided the Faithful from that date until today.  His successor- Mehmed V- began his reign on this date and would guide his nation through almost all of World War I until his date ended on July 27, 1909.
  20. 1915 Tuesday: During World War I, Ottoman Turkish forces under the command of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk launch a counterattack against Allied forces.
  21. 1937 Tuesday: The U.S. Social Security Administration makes its debut payments of benefits.
  22. 1938 Wednesday: King Zog I of Albania married Countess Geraldine Apponyi de Nagy-Apponyl.  She was the first American woman to become a queen.  Elsewhere, a colored baseball appeared in a baseball game.  A game between Columbia and Fordham universities in New York City used a yellow baseball.
  23. 1940 Saturday: SS Chief Heinrich Himmler orders the construction of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp to begin, the destination for millions of Europe’s Jews and others designated unfit for habitation in Nazi-occupied Europe.
  24. 1941 Sunday: German forces occupied Athens during World War II.  German motorized units, armor, and infantry marched through the streets to throngs of silent people standing on each side of the street.  Not since the Ottoman Turks has anything as appalling as this happened to the brave Greek people.    
  25. 1942 Monday: Famed session rock drummer, Jim Keltner, is born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on this date.  Elsewhere, Canada orders conscription of military-aged males for overseas during World War II.
  26. 1943 Tuesday: The Soviet Union breaks off contact with the Free Polish government in Great Britain, intending to put its own Polish leadership in charge of Poland once it’s liberated.  In North Africa, the British continue pushing the Germans into a corner in Tunisia from which they cannot extricate themselves. 
  27. 1944 Thursday: Fighting in New Guinea continues with U.S. troops capturing the main airstrip at Hollandia from the Imperial Japanese units defending it.
  28. 1945 Friday: Italian partisans capture Benito Mussolini and other Italian Fascists to hold for trial for crimes against the Italian people.  Elsewhere, in the fight for Berlin, Soviet forces are able to capture the airfield at Tempelhof cutting off any further air escapes by desperate Nazi leaders trying to flee the city.  Fighting continues around Spandau and from the north, another Soviet army is battering its way into the city. 
  29. 1946 Saturday: The SS African Star went into service, which became the first ship equipped with radar.  Elsewhere, Gordon Haskell—future guitarist/vocalist with King Crimson[i]—is born in Verwood, Dorset, England, on this date.
  30. 1947 Sunday: Pete Ham—future guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band, Badfinger[ii]– is born  on this date in Swansea, Wales.
  31. 1950 Thursday: South Africa passes Group Areas Act, which segregates the races from one another.  Meanwhile, Great Britain recognized the state of Israel on this date.
  32. 1951 Friday: Future KISS[iii] guitarist, Ace Frehley—is born in New York City on this date.
  33. 1953 Monday: The United States offered $50,000 and political asylum to any Communist pilot that delivered a MIG jet.
  34. 1954 Tuesday: The monsoon continues to hover over the battlefield at Dien Bien Phu which makes it increasingly difficult to get in supplies to the brave French and allied defenders fighting the good fight to keep French Indochina free.  At Isabelle, Colonel André Lalande, the commanding officer of the second largest and most isolated fighting position, instructs his subordinates to select the best men and to head out into the desolation surrounding their positions to stop the communists from digging trenches closer to their position.  Legionnaires set out with Algerian troops and find themselves in a heavier fight than anticipated as the enemy had not one but two trenches full of assault infantry.  This would lead to the Algerians falling back in disarray which would lead the commanders at Isabelle to consider a modern-day version of decimation.  In the end, lesser officers stood by the side of the Algerians and a morale-busting bloodletting was stopped before it could proceed.[iv]  
  35. 1961 Thursday: The National Football Association officially recognizes the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. 
  36. 1965 Tuesday: R.C. Duncan won a patent for “Pampers.”  Elsewhere, broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow died in Pawling, N.Y., two days after turning 57 years old.
  37. 1967 Thursday: Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson officially opened Expo ’67 on today’s date.  Meanwhile undefeated heavyweight boxing champion, Rocky Marciano, retires from the sport.
  38. 1968 Saturday: Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey declared his candidacy for president, less than a month after President Lyndon Baines Johnson said he would not run for re-election. 
  39. 1969 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., future U.S. Senator Cory Booker is born.  A future Democrat, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body (or so they claim) on October 31, 2013, representing the state of New Jersey.
  40. 1972 Thursday: Apollo 16 arrives safely back on Earth from exploring the Moon.
  41. 1973 Friday: Acting FBI Director L. Patrick Gray resigned after the press revealed that he had destroyed files removed from the safe of Watergate conspirator E. Howard Hunt.
  42. 1975 Sunday: North Vietnamese infantry and armor encircled Saigon on this date.  Although panic grips much of the populace of South Vietnam’s capital city, South Vietnamese troops are determined to hold out for as long as they can.  Had not the Democrats in the U.S. Congress prevented President Gerald R. Ford from rushing in military supplies so the ARVN troops could fight on equal terms, this humiliating defeat would never have occurred.  However, the Democrats being the pro-communist scum they are left the South to its fate.  Evil.   
  43. 1978 Thursday: Convicted Watergate defendant John D. Ehrlichman was released from an Arizona prison after serving 18 months.  Elsewhere, 51 construction workers plunged to their deaths when a scaffold inside a cooling tower at the Pleasants Power Station site in West Virginia, fell 168 feet to the ground.
  44. 1982 Tuesday: The trial of John W. Hinckley, Jr., who had shot four people, including President Ronald Wilson Reagan, began in Washington, D.C.  The trial ended with Hinckley’s acquittal because of insanity.
  45. 1983 Wednesday: Nolan Ryan passes the strikeout king, Walter Johnson, by achieving 3,509 career strikeouts in Major League Baseball.
  46. 1986 Sunday: Soviet Authorities order the evacuation of Pripyat a day after the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
  47. 1987 Monday: The U.S. Department of Justice prevents Austrian Chancellor Kurt Waldheim from entering the U.S. due to his service to the Nazis during World War II.
  48. 1992 Monday: The Republic of Serbia and its lone ally, Montenegro proclaimed the new Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in Belgrade and 12 other former Soviet Republics won entry into the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank as Russia collapsed.  Betty Boothroyd became the first female Speaker of Britain’s House of Commons.
  49. 2004 Tuesday: U.S. forces fighting in Iraq kill 64 jihadists in and around Najaf in some fierce fighting as well as take out a piece of antiaircraft artillery. 
  50. 2005 Wednesday: With the U.S. House Ethics Committee evenly divided, on the House floor, a vote of 406-20 rescinds controversial GOP-imposed rules that had taken effect in January and slowed things to a crawl.  The Democrats DETEST any kind of ethics investigations unless they are in charge and launch them against their enemies.
  51. 2006 Thursday: Construction commences on the new Freedom Tower for the new World Trade Center in New York City.  In other news, the Chi-Coms never rest in their efforts to subvert other countries and the nation of Nepal is in the midst of a fight with Maoist thugs.  However, the rebels agree to a three-month truce with the newly elected government.
  52. 2007 Friday: The Pentagon announces that the CIA has arrested an al-Qaida thug- Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi- and instead of f**king around with him in the courts sent him straight to Guantanamo Bay.  Good riddance.  Elsewhere, Chechen rebels in Shatoy get lucky and shoot down a Russian Mi-8 military transport helicopter killing at least 20 Russian soldiers.  Doesn’t matter- Putin will get you guys…
  53. 2008 Sunday: News begins to break about a scumbag named Josef Fritzi in the town of Amstetten, Austria, had a special cellar in his house where he imprisoned his daughter Elisabeth from the age of 18 onward for the next 24 years.  He raped her and fathered seven children with her, three girls and four boys.  By the time the authorities discovered what this monstrous scumbag had done, he was age 74.  The trial was swift, and he received a life sentence.   We’re sorry, the Austrian government should have shot this POS.  
  54. 2009 Monday: A 23-month-old Mexico City toddler died at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, becoming the first swine-flu death on U.S. soil.  Meanwhile, a strong earthquake hammered Mexico, rattling nerves among residents already tense from a swine flu outbreak.  Elsewhere, former WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page died at home in Louisville, Kentucky, of positional asphyxiation.  He was 50 years old.  Over the course of his pro-career, he amassed a record of 58 fights, 48 wins (17 Kos), and  1 draw.  Finally, one of President Barack Hussein Obama’s Air Force One jets, a Boeing 747, and an F-16 fighter jet panicked New Yorkers as they circled over lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty for what turned out to be a photo op.  Many people believe this to have been staged, the president committing a heinous practical joke above a city scarred from the 9-11 Attacks eight years before.  What a POS.
  55. 2010 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate investigates the banking firm of Goldman-Sachs due to their making BILLIONS of dollars during the collapse of the housing market. 
  56. 2011 Wednesday: Powerful tornadoes raked the South and Midwest; according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, more than 120 twisters resulted in 316 deaths. 
  57. 2012 Friday: The wives and children of the dead terrorist thug, Osama bin Laden suffer deportation from Pakistan back to their homes in Saudi Arabia.  Meanwhile, in the People’s Republic of China, blind dissident Chen Guangcheng escapes house arrest and goes on the lam.  The authorities are going nuts and the dragnet is on…
  58. 2013 Saturday: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer breaks his shoulder on a fall from his bicycle and is taken to the hospital by ambulance.  Meanwhile, in Karachi, Pakistan, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam, launch a terror attack killing 10 and injuring at least 25 people. 
  59. 2014 Sunday: The high court in Egypt dishes out some stiff sentences to pro-Mohammed Morsi rioters- 11 of them this time- of anywhere from 5 to 88 years in the slammer for running amok and rioting in the streets. 
  60. 2015 Monday: The 82nd U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Barack Hussein Obama from February 03, 2009, until today.  His successor, Loretta Lynch- the 83rd U.S. attorney general assumed office today and served until January 20, 2017.
  61. 2016 Wednesday: Unlike other European countries, Austria says “F— this” by limiting asylum claimants into their country and also reserves the right to reject people at their border.  Of course, human rights groups go haywire claiming this is an afront to all humanity.  Austria, we’re with you, Germany and Angela Merkel are NOT your friends.
  62. 2017 Thursday: Julius Younger, American virologist who helped create the Salk polio vaccine dies at age 96 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump softens his stance on NAFTA by saying he ‘seeks to renegotiate it.’ 
  63. 2018 Friday: North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un meets with his South Korean counterpart, President Moon Jae-in to ‘end the Korean War and to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons.’  Meanwhile, German leader Angela Merkel makes a one-day trip to Washington, D.C., to meet with President Donald J. Trump.
  64. 2019 Saturday: Our ‘beloved’ Pope Francis, the 266th Roman Catholic pontiff, donates half-a-million bucks to ‘help’ migrants trying to reach the U.S. border via caravan who are stranded in Mexico City.  Let them remain there.  Meanwhile, a shooter opens fire at a synagogue in Poway, California, managing to slay one and wound three before being taken down himself.   God bless the victims.
  65. 2020 Monday: Thanks to the reopening of some states, the Stock Market has a momentous day.  The DOW Jones Industrial Average closes up 358.51 at 24,133.78; the S&P 500 closes up 41.74 at 2,878.48; and the NASDAQ closes up 95.64 at 8,730.16.  Excellent.  Meanwhile, the Wuhan Virus Crisis, the one the Chinese claim is ‘not theirs but came out of the United States’ continues causing problems.  Global statistics show that currently, we have 3,002,303 confirmed cases what with 208,131 confirmed deaths and 878,813 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,005,934 confirmed cases what with 56,329 confirmed deaths but 112,913 confirmed recoveries so things are looking good- most places.  California’s confirmed cases rest at 44,792 and at 1,755 confirmed deaths.  The Chinese continue lying about their numbers.  Elsewhere, people continue to speculate about North Korean thug dictator, Kim Jong Un, who has been absent from world view for the past two weeks.  Many speculate he contracted COVID-19 and is near or at death whereas others claim he is on a ‘holiday.’  We shall see.  Finally, apparent Democratic Party 2020 presidential nominee Joseph R. Biden remains mum on allegations he sexually abused a staffer back in the 1990s when he was a senator.  Say it ain’t so, Joe!
  66. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 148,190,387 confirmed cases, +864,953, 3,126,361  confirmed deaths, +14,155, and 85,879,081 confirmed recoveries, +850,124.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,375,602 confirmed cases, UP 55,477 from yesterday’s reporting, 579,162 confirmed deaths, UP 806,[v] and 119,318,872 confirmed recoveries, UP 24,064.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[vi]  
  67. 2021 Tuesday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 264,711 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  68. 2021 Tuesday 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: 3,735,524 confirmed cases, 61,477 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,217,368 confirmed cases, 34,958 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,349 confirmed cases, 478 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 399,331 confirmed cases, 5,498 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., South Dakota, the state with a damaged GOP governor: they have 122,228 confirmed cases, 2,663 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  69. 2021 Tuesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,217 confirmed cases, 6,359 confirmed deaths, and 830,088 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Costa Rica, a bastion of freedom in Central America and where some of us might be becoming citizens if the pretender in the White House is not ejected out upon his flat ass: 241,240 cases of the virus, 3,168 confirmed deaths and 201,264 confirmed recoveries.[viii]    
  70. 2021 Tuesday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,984.93, UP 3.36 points (+0.01%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,090.22, DOWN 48.56 points (-0.34%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,186.72, DOWN 0.90 points (-0.91%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.09 per barrel, +0.15 (+0.24%).  The price of GOLD is $1,771.80 per troy oz., -7.00 (-0.39%) while the price of SILVER is $26.21 per troy ounce, -0.20 (-0.76%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,224.30 per troy oz, -25.20 (-2.02%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, -0.03 (-0.06%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,920.21 per troy oz, -21.67 (-0.74%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $28,600.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.69%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.06.     In Kuwaiti Dinar, one greenback equals 0.30 and in Lesotho Loti, a buck equals 14.38 and in Liberia Dollar, one dollar equals 171.30 of theirs.[xii]  
  71. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Three States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.996 per gallon, $2.791 in Florida, $3.767 in Hawaii, and $3.421 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Mississippi: $2.569.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The first country on the list is the second lowest gasoline price in the world- Iran: $0.227 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Good for those Shiite lunatics  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,221,266,256,036 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  72. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Rep. Brian Babin, R-TX 36th congressional district, upbraids the Biden regime’s plan of dumping tens of millions of dollars on the Northern Triangle countries of Central America in the hope that dumping U.S. dollars on corrupt and sometimes criminal regimes will stop the ongoing flow of illegal aliens to the United States.   Speaking of the Biden regime, a new directive prohibits ICE from arresting criminal illegal aliens at courthouses across the country.
  73. 2021 Tuesday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is going to launch a major investigation into extremists…within its own ranks.  Sounding more and more like a communist regime in the making when governmental departments begin looking for enemies within their own ranks.  Next, Joe Biden wants to give the Internal Revenue Service $80 billion so they can step up tax collections and enforcement activities against shirkers unwilling to do their duty and pay higher taxes.  Of course, Democrats in arrears with the IRS will be entirely fine.[xvi]  Moving on, Joe Biden is going to Georgia tomorrow to celebrate his 99th day in office and to blast the GOP.  Oh, he also wants to propose FREE PRESCHOOL, yet another way of getting hold of America’s kids and indoctrinating them into believing there are a billion genders.  Finally, the Washington Post is going to end its ‘fact-checking’ of the lying Joe Biden.  (Note- Fake News strikes again).
  74. 2021 Tuesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– With feeble old Joe Biden in the White House willing to drop to his knees in front of the Iranian mullahs if the murderous thugs will A-L-L-O-W the U.S. back into the flawed nuclear deal, what do the Iranians do?  They cause problems for the U.S. Navy in the Persian Gulf, threatening our warships who then had to drive the IRG swift boats away.  (Note- we think the U.S. should sink Iran’s entire navy).  Meanwhile, as news continues to break about John F. Kerry’s numerous Logan Act violations, there are growing calls for a thorough investigation into the scumbag’s criminal activities.  Speaking of Kerry, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘John F. Kerry’s love of the Iran nuclear deal may have clouded his judgment.’  (Note- nope, Marco- Kerry is a traitor and should be treated as such).  His fellow senator, Rick Scott, R-FL, says that ‘IF the Iran allegations are true, John Kerry must leave government employ.’  Amen.  Bloomberg journalist Eli Lake says that the ‘Iran talks can do without Russian diplomatic mischief’ (so says a leftist).
  75. 2021 Tuesday I: Political News I– Nonagenarian House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is limiting attendance for Joe Biden’s first ‘address’ to a joint session of Congress.  What?  Is he goi