266. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2022

Every sane American understands that at some point, in order to stop the invasion along our southern border, we will have to employ force, overwhelming force. Let’s take a page out of the Saudi playbook with the Somali pirates and run full-metal jacket tours. Let’s allow high-paying customers to defend our border using a variety of high-powered weapons…

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266. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2022:

Every sane American understands that at some point, in order to stop the invasion along our southern border, we will have to employ force, overwhelming force.  Let’s take a page out of the Saudi playbook with the Somali pirates and run full-metal jacket tours.  Let’s allow high-paying customers to defend our border using a variety of high-powered weapons…

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Tom C. Clark and John Marshall Harlan II; U.S. Attorney General Tom C. Clark; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Roger B. Taney; Alice Cooper featuring Neil Smith, the Allman Brothers Band featuring “Dangerous” Dan Toler, Average White Band featuring Robbie McIntosh, the Grateful Dead featuring Robert Hunter, Iron Butterfly featuring Ron Bushy, the Jefferson Starship featuring Peter Kaukonen, the Lovin’ Spoonful featuring Steve Boone, and Ray Charles:

  1. 63 B.C.: Octavian, aka Caesar Augustus, the first Roman emperor, and great-nephew of Julius Caesar, was born on this date.
  2. 951 Thursday: Otto I becomes king of Italy.
  3. 1719 Saturday: Liechtenstein declares independence from the German empire.
  4. 1779 Thursday: During the Revolutionary War, the American warship Bon Homme Richard, commanded by John Paul Jones, defeated the British warship, HMS Serapis, in battle.
  5. 1780 Saturday: American troops captured British spy, John Andre, along with papers revealing Benedict Arnold’s plot to surrender West Point to the British. 
  6. 1806 Tuesday: The Lewis and Clark Expedition returned to St. Louis more than two years after setting out for the Pacific Northwest.
  7. 1816 Monday: In Livermore, Maine, future 25th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne is born.   First a Whig and then Republican, he would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 05, 1869, to March 16, 1869.  He then became minister to France and served in that post from March 23, 1869, to September 05, 1877.
  8. 1833 Monday: The 12th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Roger B. Taney assumed his office on this date.  First a federalist and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until June 25, 1834, and then became the 5th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  9. 1845 Tuesday: Alexander Joy Cartwright of New York formed the Knickerbocker Base Ball Club on this date. It was the first official baseball team in the United States.
  10. 1846 Wednesday: German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle identified Neptune as a planet.
  11. 1857 Wednesday: During a storm in the Gulf of Finland, the Russian warship, Leffort, disappears with the loss of 826 sailors and officers.
  12. 1862 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation undergoes publication in Northern newspapers.
  13. 1863 Wednesday: The Confederate Siege of Chattanooga, Tennessee, begins on this date.
  14. 1889 Monday: Nitendo underwent founding in Kyoto, Japan, as a playing card company on this date.
  15. 1899 Saturday: In Dallas, TX, the 86th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom C. Clark is born.  President Harry S. Truman would nominate the Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Frank Murphy.  Clark served from August 19, 1949, to June 12, 1967.  Prior to this, Clark served his country as its 59th U.S. Attorney General.  In this role, AG Clark would serve under President Harry S. Truman from June 27, 1945, until July 26, 1949, before moving up to SCOTUS.   
  16. 1912 Monday: Max Sennett released his first keystone short subject, a “split reel” of two comedies both featuring Mabel Normand and Fred Sterling (“Cohen collects a Debt” and “The Water Nymph”).
  17. 1913 Tuesday: During the First Balkan War, Serbian troops march into Albania and subjugate it.
  18. 1926 Thursday: Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 rounds to win the NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  With the loss, Dempsey saw his pro record go to 62-5-9-6 while that of Tunney went to 77-1-4-1.
  19. 1930 Tuesday: Johannes Ostermeier patented flash bulbs on this date.  Elsewhere, in Albany, Georgia, future famed musical legend- Ray Charles- is born.  Happy birthday, Ray!
  20. 1932 Friday: The House of Saud founded the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on this date.
  21. 1938 Friday: British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain flies to Munich to meet with Adolf Hitler.
  22. 1939 Saturday: Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, died in London at age 83.
  23. 1942 Wednesday: The Auschwitz Death Camp commences experimental gassings to find the right way to murder millions of people.  Meanwhile, the Russians launch a major counter-offensive at Stalingrad to drive the Germans out of the city.
  24. 1943 Thursday: Steve Boone, future bassist/vocalist with the American rock band, the Lovin’ Spoonful[i], was born in Camp Lejeune, N.C., on this date.  
  25. 1945 Sunday: Ron Bushy, future drummer of the psychedelic rock band, Iron Butterfly, is born in Washington, D.C.  Likewise, future guitarist with the Jefferson Starship[ii] 1970 / 1974 / 1994-95—Peter Kaukonen—was born on this date in Washington, D.C., too.
  26. 1947 Tuesday: Future drummer with the original Alice Cooper[iii] band, Neil Smith, is born in Akron, Ohio, on this date.
  27. 1948 Thursday: Future guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[iv]— “Dangerous” Dan Toler—is born in Connersville, Indiana, on this date.
  28. 1949 Friday: President Harry S. Truman announced there was evidence that the Soviet Union had recently conducted a nuclear test explosion.  The test occurred on August 29, 1949.
  29. 1951 Sunday: The West Coast received the first transcontinental telecast on this date.  CBS-TV broadcast the show, “Crusade for Freedom” from New York City.  Meanwhile, the first transcontinental television sporting event occurred on this date.  The Marciano-Walcott fight appeared in 49 theaters in 31 cities.  
  30. 1952 Tuesday: Republican Senator Richard M. Nixon salvaged his vice-presidential nomination by appearing live on television to refute allegations of improper campaign fundraising.  The nation would come to know his speech as the “Checkers Speech,” because of Nixon’s on-air reference to the family pet, a dog named “Checkers.”  Meanwhile, heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano scores a KO of “Jersey Joe” Walcott at the 43 second mark in the 13th round in a scheduled 15-round championship bout.  Marciano won the NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring magazine heavyweight titles of the world.  With the win, Marciano’s record went to 43-0 while that of “Jersey Joe” went to 49-19-1.  This was the first pay television sporting event, which the nation saw in 49 theaters in 31 states.
  31. 1953 Wednesday: “The Robe” premiered in Hollywood a week following its premiere in New York.  The 20th Century Fox movie’s producers filmed the movie using the Cinemascope wide-screen process. 
  32. 1955 Friday: A jury in Sumner, Miss., acquitted two white men, Roy Bryant, and J.W. Milam of murdering black teenager Emmett Till.  However, the two POS later admitted to the crime in an interview with Look magazine.  Hope they burn in hell.
  33. 1957 Monday: Nine black students who had entered the Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas had to withdraw because of a white mob outside. 
  34. 1962 Sunday: In New York City, Philharmonic Hall, which, the city later renamed Avery Fisher Hall, formally opened on this date.  It was the first part of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts to open.  Elsewhere, the Hannah-Barbara cartoon, “The Jetsons”—an animated cartoon about a space-age family, premiered as the ABC Television network’s first color program.
  35. 1964 Wednesday: Russian-born artist Marc Chagall unveiled the new ceiling painting of the Paris Opera House on this date.
  36. 1971 Thursday: The 89th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan II left the bench today.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Harlan to fill the seat of Democratic Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson.  Harlan served from March 17, 1955, until today.
  37. 1973 Sunday: Ex- Argentine President Juan Peron won a landslide election victory that returned him to power; the electorate also voted his wife, Isabel, vice-president.
  38. 1974 Monday: In Los Angeles, California, drummer for the Average White Band[v]—Robbie McIntosh—died from a heroin overdose on this date; he was 24 years old.
  39. 1978 Saturday: 100,000 cheering Egyptians welcome Anwar Sadat home from the Camp David Summit in America.
  40. 1983 Friday: South African Gerrie Coetzee scores a knockout of Michael
    Dynamite” Dokes in the 10th round to win the heavyweight championship of the world.
  41. 1984 Sunday: San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Joe Montana, misses his first start in 49 games.
  42. 1986 Tuesday: Japanese newspapers quoted Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone as saying that minorities lowered the “intelligence level” of America.
  43. 1990 Sunday: Iraq publicly threatened to destroy Middle Eastern oil fields and to attack Israel if any nation tried to force it from Kuwait.  Once Desert Storm began, Saddam would begin firing missiles into Saudi Arabia and Israel but it would do him no good- the world would drive the thug out of Kuwait and back to his lair.
  44. 1991 Monday: U.N. weapons inspectors find documents detailing Iraq’s secret nuclear weapons program.  The find in Baghdad triggered a standoff with authorities in Iraq.
  45. 1993 Thursday: After a parliamentary vote in South Africa, the government allowed blacks in South Africa a role in the new government.  Elsewhere, the Israeli parliament ratified the Israel-PLO accord.  
  46. 1997 Tuesday: The Seattle Mariners break the record for the most homeruns in a season, 258.
  47. 1999 Thursday: The Mars Climate Orbiter apparently burned up as it attempted to go into orbit around the Red Planet.
  48. 2001 Sunday: President George W. Bush returned the American flag to full staff at Camp David, symbolically ending a period of national mourning following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
  49. 2002 Monday: Governor Gray Davis signed a law-making California the first state to offer workers paid family leave.   
  50. 2005 Friday: Hurricane Rita, down to a Category 3, steamed toward refinery towns along the Texas-Louisiana coast, creating havoc even before she arrived; levee breaks caused new flooding in New Orleans, and 23 people died when a bus carrying nursing home evacuees caught fire in Texas.   
  51. 2008 Tuesday: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accused what he called “a few bullying powers” of trying to thwart his country’s peaceful nuclear program and declared in a speech before the U.N. General Assembly that “the American empire” was nearing collapse.”  Ahmadinejad is a worthless POS.
  52. 2009 Wednesday: A gun battle between U.S. Border Patrol agents and Mexican human smugglers shuts down the San Ysidro border crossing.  Meanwhile, President Barack Obama[vi] addressed the U.N. General Assembly, where he challenged world leaders (what a flipping putz, Obama was) to shoulder more of the globe’s critical burdens, warning they could no longer castigate the United States as a go-it-alone bully while still demanding it cure all ills.  (Note: Barack Obama was the first noncitizen to become president of the United States).
  53. 2011 Friday: For the second day in a row, global stock markets fall as fears of a deepening fiscal crisis grow.
  54. 2013 Monday: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he will allow U.N. weapons inspectors access to chemical weapons sites; however, the rebels block access to those sites.  Meanwhile, after 20 consecutive years of losing, the Pittsburgh Pirates clinched at least a National League wild card when they beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 and Washington lost to St. Louis 4-3.  Their year ended, however, as they lost to the St. Louis Cardinals in a division series that went the full five games.
  55. 2014 Tuesday: Suleiman Abu Ghayth, son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, is sentenced in the U.S. to life in prison for providing support to al-Qaeda after the 9/11 attacks; Abu Ghayth commented that hundreds of young Muslims would rise because of his imprisonment.
  56. 2015 Wednesday:  Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi pardons 100 prisoners, including two Al-Jazeera journalists.  The two journalists had just received three-year stints for spreading ‘false news.’    
  57. 2016 Friday: Teeny-bopper Shawn Mendes[vii] goes No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Top 200 album charts with the release of his new album, “Illuminate.”
  58. 2017 Saturday: Substantial amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico to help communities still without fresh water, fuel, electricity, or phone service in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump withdraws the invitation for the Golden State Warriors to visit the White House after Step Curry made some negative remarks about the president and said he did not want to attend.  Step- you’re a loser.
  59. 2018 Sunday:  New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees becomes the all-time greatest pass leader, surpassing Brett Favre’s record of 6,300 completions.  The 39-year-old quarterback set the new record with a 17-yard pass to Michael Thomas in a game in which the Saints beat the Atlanta Falcons by a final score of 43-37.  Across the globe in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches “Modicare,” FREE healthcare for 500 million people, the world’s largest healthcare program.  Note- just because YOU have healthcare does not mean it’s quality healthcare.   
  60. 2019 Monday: Famed lyricist for the Grateful Dead- Robert Hunter- died at age 78 at his home in San Rafael, California.  Meanwhile, in New York City, climate ‘hacktivist’ Greta Thunberg[viii] scolds world leaders at the UN Climate Action Summit telling them, “How dare you!” for not doing enough to combat global warming.  Folks, this poor, poor child is indoctrinated, her mind is as warped as were members of the Hitler Jugend in Nazi Germany.  Someone somewhere please de-program this poor girl.
  61. 2020 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate is busy today what holding the confirmation hearings for Acting Homeland Security Director Chad Wolf as well as the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee’s hearings on COVID-19 and how the fight is going here in the United States.  FDA boss Dr. Stephen Hahn told the committee that the ‘Food and Drug Administration will not approve or authorize an Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine until medical professionals feel it is safe enough to distribute to their own families.’  Debate continues as to how soon we will have the vaccine available.  We will wait and see.  Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin’s Russia continues braying they have a Chinese Virus vaccine and are going to distribute it.  Folks, a Fox News Channel poll suggests that 35-percent of Americans won’t get the vaccine when it’s available (thanks to goobers like “Pro-China Joe” Biden and losers like Kooky Kamala saying they WON’T get it ‘cos we don’t trust the Orange Man).  Friends, IF the Russkies have a vaccine, it’s going to be as beneficial as Novichok so avoid anything coming out of the former Soviet Union.
  62. 2020 Wednesday A: Deceased U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in repose at the Supreme Court building, this being her first day.  She will lie there tomorrow and will then- on Friday- become the first woman ever to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol.  Sobbing mobs of North Korean-like followers stumble past her lifeless body paying their respects as though she is some sort of despot laid out and everyone ordered to turn out to make it seem as though she had an amazing following.  The Dems, after all, demand WE MUST RESPECT HER ‘FINAL’ WISHES that another president besides #45 nominate her replacement.   
  63. 2020 Wednesday B: Meanwhile, President Trump is honoring the surviving veterans of the Bay of Pigs fiasco of the early 1960s when President John F. Kennedy made a half-assed attempt at toppling Cuban communist dictator Fidel Castro.  God bless you guys!  Elsewhere, Democratic senators are wailing and whining that ‘GOP senators have promised to vote for whomever the replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg sight unseen will be.’  Wah, wah, wah: LOOK- Dems, you are already vilifying whomever the nominee is going to be sight unseen so STFU!  This means YOU, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-CT.  Enough is enough!
  64. 2020 Wednesday C: In order to placate angry mobs of Black Lives Matter and Antifa goons, Uncle Ben’s rice is changing its name AND removing its iconic image.  The new name will be “Ben’s Original.”  So long, Ben, you and Aunt Jemima can now spend the rest of your days on vacation.  We love you!  Elsewhere, Louisville, Kentucky, continues bracing for possible mob violence once the Grand Jury’s report into the untimely demise of Breonna Taylor at the hands of city cops hits newsstands.  Look, we believe that had they NOT had a NO KNOCK WARRANT and had Taylor’s boyfriend not started slinging lead at the cops, she would be alive today, plain, and simple.  The boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, played a major role in this fiasco so folks, stop with the mob violence.   Update: The Grand Jury indicts Officer Brett Hankison on three counts of wanton endangerment.  We shall see what we shall see… Second update: Antifa and Black Lives Matter seen unloading riot gear from a U-Haul truck 15 minutes away from the grand jury site.  Trouble on the way- expect out of control violent mob riots by sundown.
  65. 2020 Wednesday D: Billionaire neo-leftist Michael Bloomberg, former candidate for the 2020 Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination finds himself in a brewing S-storm over his personal paying of the fines of 32,000 felons of color in exchange for them voting Democrat on November 3.  This is an example of a quid pro quo that might get the billionaire member of the #MeToo Club into legal trouble.  Go for it, Florida Department of Justice! 
  66. 2020 Wednesday E: Meanwhile, a U.S. Senate committee chaired by Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, finds both former Vice President “Pro-China Joe” Biden and his son, the erstwhile Hunter, culpable of wrongdoing in the Ukraine.  This alone should drive the senile elder Biden from the race and send his son to prison for engaging in corruption, self-enrichment, and possible crimes.  Finally, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom announces that by 2035, NO MORE GAS-FUELED cars and trucks will be sold.  He claims this will improve the environment of the state.  Question, Governor Newsom: where will the power for these vehicles originate?  Wind and solar farms?  You are trying to lay off massive taxes on renewable energy sources in November so WTF is wrong with you?
  67. 2020 Wednesday F: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 31,759,233 confirmed cases, UP by 306,185 cases, 973,904 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,557 deaths, and 21,811,742 confirmed recoveries, UP by 228,075 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 7,025,624 confirmed cases, UP by 57,398 new cases, 205,066 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,620 new deaths, and 3,858,625 confirmed recoveries, UP by 98,768 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt motherf**kers).  Now that Mo is living in Israel, here are the numbers for that nation: 204,690 confirmed cases, 1,325 confirmed deaths, and 144,963 confirmed recoveries.
  68. 2020 Wednesday G: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 796,500 confirmed cases, 15,273 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 11,689 confirmed cases, 122 confirmed deaths, and 5,125 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 87,283 confirmed cases, 2,163 confirmed deaths, but like California, the palooka-faced governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Colorado: 66,740 confirmed number of cases, 2,035 confirmed deaths, but no mention of the confirmed number of recoveries- thank you, Governor Jared Polis for being another Democratic POS and remaining mum on this figure.  Smoking too much pot, there, son?  Speaking of the Wuhan Virus Crisis, Johnson & Johnson announce that they are in the final stage of trials in their development of a vaccine for the Chinese Virus.  Thank you!
  69. 2020 Wednesday H: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,763.13, DOWN a whopping 525.05 points (-1.92%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,632.99, DOWN 330.65 points (-3.02%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,236.92, DOWN 78.65 points (-2.37%).  The price of GOLD is $1,866.20 per troy oz., -2.20 (-0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $22.55 per troy ounce, -0.555 (-2.40%).  The price of PLATINUM is $838.00 per troy oz, -5.00 (-0.59%) while the price of COPPER is $2.97 per pound, 0.0275 (-0.92%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,227.00 per troy oz, -6.00 (-0.27%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $39.50 per barrel, -0.43 (-1.08%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.82 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.86 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 22.41.
  70. 2020 Wednesday I: Sadly, famed Chicago Bears running back Gale Sayers is dead at age 77.   Meanwhile, Tucker Carlson on his show, Tucker Carlson Tonight, reports that the Hearst Corporation (it would have to be the king of yellow journalism) is among the big billionaire donors to the mob violence we see going on around the country.  He also reports that scumbags such as Palestinian jihadi and misogynist Linda Sarsour is urging the young leftists to ‘burn it all down.’   He also reports that the city of Seattle, Washington, now is paying a pimp- a human trafficker- the sum of $150,000 per year to consult on how to keep the streets ‘safe.’
  71. 2020 Wednesday J: EVIL CHI-COM NEWSWe now know that a recent report condemns the Chi-Coms for their behavior in occupied Tibet, a Buddhist country and one they have kept imprisoned in their orbit for decades, enslaving the people, forcing them to surrender their culture, their language, and their ways under threat of violence and death.  The Chi-Coms swear this ‘not so, Joe,’ but we know the fascist government in Beijing is cruel, trying to force the Tibetan people to become ‘good Chinese.’  Time to start nuking the commies.
  72. 2020 Wednesday K: Update on Louisville, Kentucky, the violent, out-of-control Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs have shot and wounded two police officers, are running amok though the city, trying to storm the mayor’s home, the hospital where the injured cops are being treated, and threatening all manner of other atrocities such as murdering cops.  Chi-Coms, WE KNOW you are behind this anarchy, and you will indeed pay for your crimes.  
  73. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 231,385,937 confirmed cases, +549,563, 4,742,562 confirmed deaths, +10,940 and 208,052,756 confirmed recoveries, +516,556. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 43,532,491 confirmed cases, UP 129,562 from yesterday’s reporting, 702,978 confirmed deaths, UP 3,242, [ix] and 33,033,525 confirmed recoveries, UP 86,978. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]   
  74. 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 386,802 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 17,276 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  75. 2021 Thursday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,585,388 confirmed cases, 68,560 confirmed deaths, and 2,418,952 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,577,051 confirmed cases, 53,105 confirmed deaths, and 2,512,363 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 76,966 confirmed cases, 738 confirmed deaths, and 76,288 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 640,696 confirmed cases, 7,492 confirmed deaths, and 266,771 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Michigan: they have 1,125,564 confirmed cases, 22,127 confirmed deaths, and 906,096 confirmed recoveries. [xi]  
  76. 2021 Thursday B: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,254,351 confirmed cases, 7,611 confirmed deaths, and 1,180,403 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Samoa, 221st area on the list: 3 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 3 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  77. 2021 Thursday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,764.82, UP 506.50 points (+1.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,052.24, UP 155.40 points (+1.04%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,448.98, UP 53.34 points (+1.21%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.08 per barrel, -0.22 (-0.30%).  The price of GOLD is $1,751.30 per troy oz., +1.40 (+0.09%) while the price of SILVER is $22.65 per troy ounce, -0.03 (-0.15%).  The price of PLATINUM is $981.00 per troy oz, -16.00 (-1.30%) while the price of COPPER is $4.21 per pound, -0.02 (-0.39%). [xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $1,994.26 per troy oz., +13.41 (+0.68%). The price of RHODIUM is $13,700.00 per troy oz., +950.00 (+7.45%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $782,500.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,889.50 per USD/T, -67.50 (-2.28%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.06    In North Korean Won, one greenback equals 899.98 and in Kuwaiti Dinar, a buck equal 0.30 and in Angolan Kwanza, one dollar equals 610.33 of theirs. [xv]        
  78. 2021 Thursday D: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have dropped to $4.387 per gallon, $3.082 in Florida, $4.071 in Hawaii, and $3.858 in Washington state. [xvi]    Let us look at one other Louisiana: $2.900.  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- Portugal: $7.413 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,796,188,924,098 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Saudi Arabia 1, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Saudi Arabia 2 with $136 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  79. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– As all hell continues breaking loose down on the southern border, today is Day No. 182 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the mess and Day No. 89 since her singular visit to the border.  What the Biden regime did do, however, was to strip away the Border Patrol’s main asset- their horses.  After video appeared of Border Patrol agents trying to corral the Haitian Invasion going on down there while on horseback, the left immediately began screeching about RACISM and SLAVERY and everything else they love crowing about. Next, here are the numbers as presented by OAN, first the cost of caring for this riffraff for just this day: $508,967,648.  Next, here is the cost of caring for the invaders for the year 2021: $290,920,005,632.  Third, here is the number of illegals who crossed the border this year: 2,981,697.  Finally, here is the conservative low estimate of illegals living in the country now: 2,981,696. (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  80. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– As the border crisis continues going from bad to worse, the highly esteemed Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell said today that the ‘border crisis is a textbook example of failed leadership.’  In other Biden border catastrophe news, U.S. Special Envoy Daniel Foote- the man in charge of Haiti- threw in the towel and resigned over his boss, Joe Biden’s failed handling of the HAITIAN INVASION.  Speaking of the ongoing disaster that could be easily fixed if only the Biden regime was not committed to carrying out the REPLACEMENT THEORY- replacing American voters with the dregs of the Third World- Rep. Ralph Norman, R-SC 5th congressional district, said today that the Biden regime is ‘tone deaf’ on the border.
  81. 2021 Thursday H: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $44.19 (2) AstraZeneca $59.48 (3) Johnson & Johnson $164.86 (4) BioNTech $352.99 (5) Moderna $454.60.
  82. 2021 Thursday I: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $86.75 (2) General Dynamics: $196.75 (3) Boeing: $221.10 (4) Lockheed Martin: $344.20 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $350.91.
  83. 2021 Thursday J: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $34.92 (2) DuPont: $68.90 (3) Honeywell: $219.70 (4) 3M: $181.53 (5) Teijen: $1609.00.
  84. 2021 Thursday K: Artificial (Fake) Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $112.88 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.15 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $26.45.
  85. : Political News I– In a national embarrassment, so-called ‘climate czar’ John F. Kerry says he is more worried about the Chi-Coms ‘doing their part’ fighting climate change than he is about their innumerable human rights abuses.  In other Democratic Party news, the Dems are going berserk as the bill they plan on pushing tomorrow to counter the Texas ban on abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, Senator Susan Collins, R-ME, says she won’t support their bill.  The Dems are going into a tailspin, the Pro-Death losers.
  86. 2021 Thursday M: Political News II– In other pathetic Democratic Party news, after the White House said that it was looking for a private contractor to provide care for members of the HAITIAN INVASION in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the White House had to then rush out and say, “Oh, no, we aren’t going to send our beloved Haitian illegals to Gitmo.’  Wow.  Meanwhile, as things continue going from bad to worse for the Biden regime, the Wall Street Journal says that troubling questions regarding Hunter Biden’s art sales continue to increase.  Oh, say it ain’t so!  Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-PA 14th congressional district, said of Hunter Biden and the regime that ‘hypocrisy is rich when it comes to the first son.’  Next- and this is a shock to us as much as it is to country star Lee Greenwood, Joe Biden is going to remove the beloved entertainer from the Arts Council all because he performed for President Donald J. Trump.  WOW.  How flipping petty!  Finally, the feds are going to pay a Florida school district $150,000 because it refuses to follow “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis order banning mask mandates in the state’s public schools.  Wow to that, too.
  87. 2021 Thursday N: Sports News I– In tonight’s Thursday Night Football Game, the Carolina Panthers easily defeated the Houston Texans by a final score of 24-9.
  88. 2022 Friday: Observation of the Day On Tuesday, our nation hit a record never before seen in the history of the nation: 2 million illegal alien encounters on the U.S.-Mexico border and those are just the ones we’ve apprehended.  This is unsustainable, something we cannot permit and I am going to offer a solution.  Remember when the Saudis were offering high-priced boat tours along the coastline of Somalia?  About a decade or more ago, Somali pirates were wreaking havoc on commercial shipping and the navies of the world attempted to stop it.  However, maintaining naval and air assets in the area was costly and so they fell off as time progressed.  The Saudis would take their passengers aboard yachts and provide them with all manner of automatic weapons, ammo, and whatever else was required to kill pirates and then would like in wait, awaiting the inevitable speedboats full of crazed, drug-addled pirates parting the waves towards them.  Once within firing range, the passengers would light the f**king scum up, riddling the pirates with high-powered bullets and sending their boats to the bottom of the sea.  While some people called it ‘evil,’ others called it ‘necessary’ and over the last 5, 6, maybe even 7 years, we have heard little to nothing about ‘Somali pirates.’  Folks, let’s do something similar along the border.  At some point- and everyone understands this– we are going to have to begin shooting the invaders.  The longer we postpone the inevitable, the more it’s going to cost the American taxpayers.  I say, we begin running tours for people seeking to improve their shooting skills and to do what the f**king government will NOT do and that is to DEFEND THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.  Hell, we might even allow the wealthiest customers to use vintage World War II tanks, imagine the revenues that would provide our cash-strapped government.  Let me know your opinion.  Thanks- Chef Kilgore Randalini.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0961 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Mood.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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On April 12, 1988, Cheap Trick returned to fore with their next album- “Lap of Luxury”- their most successful since “Dream Police” of nearly a decade before.  Besides featuring Rick Nielsen (lead and rhythm guitars, backing vocals), Robin Zander (lead vocals, rhythm guitars, and synthesizers), and Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion), Tom Petersson (bass and backing vocals), had returned home.  The Epic label was determined that Cheap Trick was going to have a ‘number one hit’ seeing as how they had not had a bona fide hit in eons, the label demanded they bring in outside songwriters which must have been somewhat insulting to Rick Nielsen, the principal songwriter.  Still, they had a NUMBER ONE HIT- their ONLY number one- in “The Flame.”  Considered a controversial number in the history of the band because feelings towards it were mixed, it is a FABULOUS TUNE and we love it.  It resurrected the group and most fans are onboard with it.  Add to that the cover of Elvis Presley’s “Don’t Be Cruel” and the delightful “Ghost Town” and one can see why we give this album the ringing endorsement that we do.  Seek it out and add it to your ever-growing collection of the absolute best in rock music- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began promoting the music of the Lovin’ Spoonful on Saturday, 14-September-2013 and concluded the presentation on Tuesday, 24-September-2013.  Please check them out and add them to your growing CD collection- they are one of the greats.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Starship beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  This presentation included the Jefferson Airplane, too, of which, the artist was NOT a member.  His brother was the lead guitarist for the Airplane.

[iii] We hope to offer the music of Alice Cooper one day so please keep posted until we do.  We think you will appreciate them, especially the original band.

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

[v] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Average White Band but hope to do it at some point within the next 25 years.  Stick with us as you will be among the first to know.

[vi] Barack Obama most likely was born in Kenya as many sources claim and therefore an illegal president.,

[vii] We won’t be doing the music of Shawn Mendes.  We only do serious musicians.

[viii] Sadly, little Ms. Greta Thunberg is a perfect example of an indoctrinated leftist, frightened into believing that CLIMATE CHANGE is something caused by humans.  Any person who has ever taken a university-level geography class understands that the Sun is the number one driver of all things to do with climate and on every planet in the Solar System that has one, every satellite that has one.  The amount (or lack) of solar flares, sunspots, and the intensity or lessening of the solar winds understands that these are the driving forces of climate change.  We can combat pollution and maintain a pristine environment, but we cannot control how hot or cool the summers are or vice versa what the winters are.  Stop scaring people you flipping left-wing climate activists!

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

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

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

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

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

[xiv] 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.

261. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2022

Joe Biden does not operate from a position of altruism; no, every time we hear of billions going to Ukraine, billions going to mass monkeypox vaccine distribution, or billions going to fund his ‘cancer moonshot,’ one must know that billions skimmed off the top from those billions are going into the pockets of the BIG GUY and members of his corrupt, mafia-like family. Ye, gods, folks.

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261. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2022:

Air Force Birthday and National Cleanup Day / Today’s my birthday, too!

Joe Biden does not operate from a position of altruism; no, every time we hear of billions going to Ukraine, billions going to mass monkeypox vaccine distribution, or billions going to fund his ‘cancer moonshot,’ one must know that billions skimmed off the top from those billions are going into the pockets of the BIG GUY and members of his corrupt, mafia-like family.  Ye, gods, folks.

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Joseph Story, John Hessin Clarke, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg; U.S. Acting Attorneys General Paul Clement and Peter Keisler; U.S. Secretary of War Kenneth Claiborne Royall; U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville; Heavyweight Boxing Champion Ken Norton Sr.; Chef James “Jimmy” Hall of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, the Grass Roots featuring P. F. “Flip” Sloan, Jimi Hendrix, WBC Heavyweight Boxing Champion Ken Norton Sr., and the Who:

  1. 14 Thursday: The Roman Senate officially confirmed Tiberius as the second emperor of the Roman Empire, succeeding Gaius Octavian aka Caesar Augustus.
  2. 1502 Thursday: On his fourth and final voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus makes landfall in present-day Costa Rica.
  3. 1739 Friday: Austria and Turkey sign a peace treaty; Austria cedes Belgrade to the Ottoman Empire.
  4. 1759 Tuesday: The French surrendered Quebec to the British on this date.
  5. 1765 Wednesday: In Belluno, Veneto, Republic of Venice, future 254th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XVI is born Bartolomeo Alberto Cappellari.  He would become pontiff on February 02, 1831 and would guide his worldly flock from today until June 01, 1846.
  6. 1769 Monday: The Boston Gazette reported that John Harris had built the first piano made in America, which he named the spinet.  
  7. 1779 Saturday: Future 18th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Story is born in Marblehead, Massachusetts, on this date.  President James Madison nominated the Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice William Cushing.  He served from February 03, 1812, to September 10, 1845.
  8. 1789 Friday: Alexander Hamilton negotiated and secured the first loan for the United States.  The federal government repaid the sum of $191,608.81 on June 08, 1790, which paid in full the Temporary Loan of 1789.   
  9. 1793 Wednesday: President George Washington laid the actual cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol.
  10. 1809 Monday: In London, England, the Royal Opera House opens for business.   
  11. 1810 Tuesday: Chile made its initial declaration of independence from Spain with the formation of a national junta.
  12. 1812 Friday: The Great Fire of Moscow destroys 90% of the houses and 1,000 churches.  The Russians ignited the blazes in their desperate attempt to leave nothing but ‘scorched earth’ for the Napoleonic Grand Armee and its allies as it would not be long before winter would set in early, bringing about the second-greatest military disaster in history.  The Nazis and their Axis allies hold the first-greatest military disaster in history with their war in the east 1941-1944.
  13. 1830 Saturday: The “Tom Thumb,” the first locomotive built in the United States, raced a horse on a nine-mile course.  The horse won the race when the locomotive began suffering from some mechanical difficulties.
  14. 1837 Monday: In New York City, Tiffany & Co., underwent founding.
  15. 1850 Wednesday: Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, creating a force of commissioners with the responsibility of returning escaped slaves to their owners in the South.
  16. 1851 Thursday: The New York Times commences publication; one copy costs $0.02.
  17. 1857 Friday: Future 68th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Hessin Clarke is born in New Lisbon, Ohio, on this date.  President Woodrow Wilson would nominate the Democrat to fill the seat of then-Associate Justice Charles Evans Hughes, a Republican, and Clarke served from July 24, 1916, to September 18, 1922.
  18. 1862 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln signed a commission naming Rabbi Jacob Frankel of Rodeph Shalom Congregation in Philadelphia the first Jewish chaplain of the U.S. Army.
  19. 1891 Friday: Harriet Maxwell Converse is the first white woman to become a Native American chief.  The tribe was the Six Nations Tribe at Towanda Reservation in New York.
  20. 1895 Wednesday: Daniel David Palmer gave the first chiropractic adjustment.
  21. 1914 Friday: German General Paul von Hindenburg becomes the commander of the German army on the Eastern Front.   His government rushes him there because the Russian army is in the process of overrunning East Prussia.
  22. 1927 Sunday: The Columbia Phonograph Broadcasting System (later CBS) made its on-air-debut with a basic network of 16 radio stations.
  23. 1931 Friday: An explosion in the Chinese city of Mukden damaged a section of Japanese-owned railway track.  Blaming Chinese nationalists, Japan invaded Manchuria the next day.
  24. 1940 Wednesday: During World War II, 19 German warplanes are shot down over southern England.  Elsewhere, Harper and Brothers published “You Can’t Go Home Again” by Thomas Wolfe.
  25. 1942 Friday: British forces commence landing on the east coast of Madagascar, the Vichy French Island, off the eastern coast of Africa.  The Brits are fearful that since the Vichy government is aligned with the Axis that they will allow German U-Boats and Japanese submarines and warships to use the island as a forward base.  An ultimatum had been given to the governor-general who blew the Brits off.
  26. 1944 Monday: The British submarine HMS Tradewind torpedoes the Japanese ship, Junyo Maru resulting in the loss of 5,600 lives.
  27. 1945 Tuesday: Protesting integration of their schools, 1,000 whites walk out of their local schools, not wanting to mingle with black children.  Meanwhile, AICP-END Blogger Chef James “Jimmy” Hall was born on this date.  Elsewhere, future guitarist/vocalist with the California pop-rock band, the Grass Roots[i]—P. F. “Flip” Sloan—is born in New York City, NY, on this date.
  28. 1946 Wednesday: In Mound, Minnesota, Mound Metalcraft underwent founding on this date.  In 1955, the company changed its name to Tonka Toys Incorporated.
  29. 1947 Thursday: The National Security Act passes Congress and is signed by President Harry S. Truman.  The act called for the foundation of the United States Air Force as a separate and equal branch of the military.  Meanwhile, the 56th and final U.S. Secretary of War Kenneth Claiborne Royall left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from July 19, 1947, until today and then became the first secretary of the U.S. Army.
  30. 1954 Saturday: In Camden, Arkansas, future U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville is born.  A future Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2021.
  31. 1955 Sunday: “The Ed Sullivan Show” began airing on CBS-TV.  The show had originally been “The Toast of the Town” since 1948.
  32. 1959 Friday: During his U.S. tour, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev visited Wall Street, the Empire State Building, and the grave of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt; in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly, Khrushchev called on all countries to disarm, a typical communist tactic.  To understand this, please read “The Naked Communist” by W. Cleon Skousen. 
  33. 1961 Monday: United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold was killed in a plane crash in northern Rhodesia.
  34. 1962 Tuesday: Rwanda, Burundi, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago become the 105th, 106th, 107th, and 108th members admitted to the United Nations.
  35. 1963 Wednesday: “The Patty Duke Show” premiered on ABC-TV on this date.
  36. 1964 Friday: The situation comedy, “The Addams Family,” inspired by the Charles Addams cartoons, premiered on ABC-TV.
  37. 1965 Saturday: The first episode of “I Dream of Jeannie” appeared on NBC-TV.  The final show was on September 01, 1970.  
  38. 1969 Thursday: Tiny Tim[ii] and Miss Vicky become engaged.  Everyone recalls his classic performances on “Laugh-In,” and his worldwide famous song, “Tiptoe through the Tulips.”  Meanwhile, at Center Colosseum in Seattle, Washington, up-and-coming heavyweight boxer “Big George” Foreman wins his fifth professional bout to put his record to 5-0.  In a scheduled 6-round bout, Foreman drops opponent Johnny Carroll via a knockout punch at the 2:19-minute mark of the 1st round.
  39. 1970 Friday: Rock star Jimi Hendrix[iii] died in in Kensington, London, UK, at age 27.  
  40. 1973 Tuesday: East and West Germany are admitted to the United Nations.
  41. 1975 Thursday: Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was captured by the FBI in San Francisco, 19 months after being kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army. 
  42. 1979 Tuesday: The Who[iv] open their U.S. tour by performing several shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden.  This is the first tour to feature new drummer Kenney Jones formerly of the Faces.
  43. 1981 Friday: A museum honoring former President Gerald R. Ford underwent dedication in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on this date.
  44. 1984 Tuesday: The 39th session of the U.N. General Assembly opened with an appeal to the U.S. and Soviet Union to resume arms negotiations.
  45. 1990 Tuesday: The organized crime drama “Good Fellas,” directed by Martin Scorsese, had its U.S. Premiere in New York City on this date.
  46. 1991 Wednesday: President George H.W. Bush said that he would send warplanes to escort U.N. helicopters that were searching for hidden Iraqi weapons if it became necessary.
  47. 1994 Sunday: Haiti’s military leaders agreed to depart on October 15 to avert a planned U.S.-led invasion force to drive the junta members out of power.  Meanwhile, tennis star Vitas Gerulaitis, 40, was found dead in the guest cottage of a friend’s home in Southampton, N.Y., of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.
  48. 1997 Thursday: Media mogul Ted Turner floats the United Nations $1 billion to keep it up-and-running.
  49. 1998 Friday: The House Judiciary Committee voted to release to videotape President Clinton’s grand jury testimony.
  50. 2001 Tuesday: A week after the Islamic terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, President George W. Bush said he hoped to “rally the world” in the battle against Muslim jihad terrorism and predicted that all “people who love freedom” would join.  Meanwhile, letters postmarked Trenton, N.J., that later tested positive for anthrax were sent to the New York Post and to NBC anchorman and far-left leftist Tom Brokaw. 
  51. 2007 Tuesday: A prosecutor charged O.J. Simpson with seven felonies, including kidnapping, in the alleged armed robbery of sports memorabilia collectors in a Las Vegas casino-hotel room. Simpson received a sentence of nine-to-33 years in prison and in October 2017, the prison system released him on parole. Elsewhere, U.S. Acting Attorney General Paul Clement stepped down from office on this date and his replacement- Acting U.S. Attorney General Paul Keisler- assumed the role.  Keisler served from today until November 09, 2007.
  52. 2012 Tuesday: GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney says the Palestinians are ‘committed to the destruction of Israel.’  This brings all sorts of derisive insults from the Democrats—it is TRUE however!
  53. 2013 Wednesday: Concerned over weakening growth in the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve announces plans to continue its stimulus program, which injects $85 billion a month into the nation’s economy—ergo everything is fucked up, it is paper money with nothing to back it.  Meanwhile, former WBC heavyweight champion of the world, Ken Norton, Sr., died on this date at age 70 in Henderson, Nevada. Over the course of his professional career, he would amass a record of fifty fights, 42 wins (33 KOS), 7 losses, and 1 draw.  He would face off against Muhammad Ali three times, win once and lose the next two.
  54. 2014 Thursday: Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange; its pre-IPO market valuation of almost $168 billion exceeds that of American e-commerce giant Amazon by over $17 billion.
  55. 2015 Friday: As the civil war rages in Syria (and the Obama administration sits on the sidelines), CBS News raises the question: ‘is it time for the U.S. and its allies to intervene in the war-torn, s-hole country to halt the flow of Muslim ‘refugees’ and ‘migrants’ who are overrunning Europe?’  Nope, it’s never time to enter into a conflict in an unimportant country, one that could become a cemetery for Russian, Chechen, and Iranian thugs and jihadi scumbags.
  56. 2016 Sunday: The United Russia Party- Vladimir Putin’s political party- wins big in the parliamentary elections winning 54-percent of all seats and installing his long-time crony, Dmitri Medvedev as prime minister.  What else is new? These guys are a bunch of murderous hacks and will steal elections right and left like the Democrats do.
  57. 2017 Monday:  In the Caribbean, the island of Dominica takes a full-on hit from Cat 5 Hurricane Maria which passes directly over the island, destroying 90-percent or more of all structures and claiming the lives of at least twenty-seven people.  Others are unaccounted for which says a great deal about the strength of this storm.
  58. 2018 Tuesday: Following the Trump administration slapping $200 billion of tariffs on goods coming to the United States from the Peoples Republic (Communist) China, Beijing slaps $60 billion of tariffs onto the few American goods entering the communist nation.  Elsewhere, South Africa’s Constitutional Court rules it’s okay for adults to smoke pot and use cannabis products as long as they do so in private places like homes and private clubs.
  59. 2019 Wednesday:  The White House does something good for the country when it says that states like California cannot enact their own emissions standards on automobiles which brings down the cost of the cars sold in the state. Thank you, President Trump, for looking after the American people and keeping your promises. Woe to Gov. Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom who wanted to make the emissions standards even more onerous.
  60. 2020 Friday: To the horror of the Chi-Coms and their vociferous protests, the Trump administration agrees to sell SEVEN big weapons systems including drones and seaborne smart mines to Taiwan. The Chinese are howling with rage to which, we say, “It’s time to return to the TWO-CHINA POLICY and recognize Taiwan as- if not the rightful ruler of mainland China- then as a separate equal nation. Moving on, President Trump says that another $13 billion in aid to American farmers will go out next week. Next, the reward for the POS attempted assassin in Los Angeles, California, this past Sunday, in which a punk strode up to a police car in Compton and shot two L.A. Sheriff’s Department deputies at close range has grown to $675,000. Catch the shooter and whack him.
  61. 2020 Friday A: Dr. Tony Fauci says it’s highly likely we will see a vaccine for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu Chinese Virus Crisis sometime in October or November. Speaking of the Wuhan Waltz, “Pro-China Joe” Biden is pulling back from saying he would impose a national mask mandate. Poor old Joe, he has no clue what he is saying on any given day. When is someone going to charge Dr. Jill Biden with elder abuse? Speaking of “Gropin’ Joe,” Howie Kurtz on Fox News Channel noted that last night’s CNN ‘Town Hall’ with the former VP and Anderson Cooper was not even softball, that it was akin to “T-Ball,” noting that Trump received all manner of hateful questions in his earlier in the week while everyone treated Senile Old Joe with kid gloves. What a laugh. True what Howie said, however.
  62. 2020 Friday B: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that mail-in ballots are valid up to three days after Election Day in November. Meanwhile, Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi doubles down on her demand for a $2 trillion Chinese Virus relief bill. President Donald J. Trump says he is in favor of the larger bill and advises the GOP to consider it as he wants to get COVID-19 Bat Flu emergency aid to the American people NOW. The president also signed a $11.6 billion aid package for the people of Puerto Rico, beset by corruption, mismanagement, and criminality on the part of their government.
  63. 2020 Friday C: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 30,290,791 confirmed cases, +287,413, 947,919, confirmed deaths, +4,716, and 20,623,028 confirmed recoveries, +224,627. Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,780,553 confirmed cases, up 21,695 from yesterday’s reporting, 200,985 confirmed deaths, UP 433, and 3,659,384 confirmed recoveries, UP 2,256.
  64. 2020 Friday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 778,977 confirmed cases, 14,883 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 11,211 confirmed cases, 107 confirmed deaths, and 4,248 confirmed recoveries. Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 85,133 confirmed cases, 2,124 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 179,071 confirmed cases, 1,196 confirmed deaths, and 126,329 confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Indiana- currently, they have 111,900 confirmed cases, 3,495 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Eric Holcomb, you are a REPUBLICAN- why are you behaving like a Democrat?
  65. 2020 Friday E: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,657.42, DOWN 244.56 points (-0.88%). Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,793.28, DOWN 117.00 points (-1.07%). Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,319.47, DOWN 37.54 points (-1.12%). Price of GOLD: $1,957.10 per troy oz., -5.00 (-0.25%).  Here is the price of SILVER: $26.95 per troy oz., -0.179 (-0.66%). Price of PLATINUM: $932.80 per troy oz., -5.70 (-0.61%). Price of PALLADIUM: $2,370.00 per troy oz., +31.50 (+1.35%). Here is the price of COPPER: $3.11 per #, -0.009 (-0.29%).  Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $40.98, -0.13 (-0.32%). Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.77 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 76.75 Afghan afghani.
  66. 2020 Friday F: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman nominated to serve on the nation’s highest court has died at age 87 from complications from recurring cancer.  She was the first Jewish woman to serve on the court and President Bill Clinton was the president who nominated her.  She assumed her seat on the court on August 10, 1993.  God bless you, RBG!
  67. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 228,936,400 confirmed cases, +536,745, 4,700,053 confirmed deaths, +7,416 and 205,522,163 confirmed recoveries, +547,069. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 42,866,805 confirmed cases, UP 66,898 from yesterday’s reporting, 691,562 confirmed deaths, UP 848, [v] and 32,483,226 confirmed recoveries, UP 49,060. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vi]   
  68. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 373,108 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 30,970 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  69. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,547,355 confirmed cases, 68,042 confirmed deaths, and 2,391,765 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,540,548 confirmed cases, 50,825 confirmed deaths, and 2,447,654 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 75,006 confirmed cases, 702 confirmed deaths, and 74,304 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 623,769 confirmed cases, 7,264 confirmed deaths, and 262,878 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Pennsylvania: they have 1,375,864 confirmed cases, 28,915 confirmed deaths, and 1,246,946 confirmed recoveries. [vii]  
  70. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,220,397 confirmed cases, 7,511 confirmed deaths, and 1,127,750 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Western Sahara, 216th area on the list: 10 cases of the virus, 1 confirmed death and 8 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  71. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,584.88, DOWN 166.44 points (-0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,043.97, DOWN 137.96 points (-0.91%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,432.99, DOWN 40.76 points (-0.91%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.96 per barrel, -0.65 (-0.90%).  The price of GOLD is $1,753.90 per troy oz., -2.80 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $22.36 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.90%).  The price of PLATINUM is $930.90 per troy oz, +7.60 (+0.82%) while the price of COPPER is $4.24 per pound, -0.04 (-0.97%).[ix].  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,016.27 per troy oz., -17.314 (-0.85%). The price of RHODIUM is $12,350.20 per troy oz., -1,100.00 (-9.78%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $782,500.00 per CNY/T, +17,500.00 (+2.29%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,886.15 per USD/T, -60.85 (-0.24%). [x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.02    In Guyana Dollar, one greenback equals 207.78 and in Haitian Gourde, a buck equal 95.00 and in Honduran Lempira, one dollar equals 23.95 of theirs. [xi]        
  72. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have dropped to $4.390 per gallon, $3.099 in Florida, $4.078 in Hawaii, and $3.868 in Washington state. [xii]    Let us look at one other Idaho: $3.772.  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- San Marino: $6.966 per U.S. Gallon.[xiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,776,931,097,401 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xiv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Belgium, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Taiwan with $235 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  73. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 177 for the world-famous ‘border czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and Day No. 84 since her sole visit to the El Paso Sector for a photo op.  Anyhow, here are the numbers as presented by OAN today regarding the illegal alien crisis.  First, here is the cost for just this day- Saturday, September 18, 2021– $579,642,432.  Imagine all that money put to beneficial use such as helping homeless vets, the drug addicted, even American urban outdoorsmen.  Imagine what that could do for AMERICANS instead of the Third World’s detritus.  Wow.  Next, here is the amount of taxpayer money wasted on caring for the illegal alien invaders for the calendar year 2021: $285,511,221,248.  Third, here is the appalling TRUE number of illegals who have flowed across the southern border this year: 2,926,261.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of illegal aliens living in the country, a number we believe is FAR TOO LOW: 36,926,260. (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  74. 2021 Saturday G: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and Authoritarianism News– After demanding that ALL employees submit to Joe Biden’s illegal mandate of getting the Chi-Com vaccine or else, 125 employees at Indiana University walk off the job.  Good for you.  When this winds its way through the courts, everyone who has lost their job will be paid for every single hour they have been off the job.   We have seen this before as people wrongly terminated in the professional foodservice industry or who are forced off the job- wrongly- can get some stunning payouts that can, on occasion, bankrupt a business.  Joe Biden- careful with those mandates because the American people love FREEDOM.
  75. 2021 Saturday H: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3596 what with a $18 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 03, 05, 20, 36, 45, and Mega 25.  Out of 106,348 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $19,179. The first ticket was sold at Gold Ranch Lottery in Floriston, CA 96111, and the other at 7-Eleven in San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #886 with a jackpot of $457 million up for grabs: 05, 36, 39, 45, 57, and Powerball 11.
  76. 2022 Sunday: F**king Joe Biden might not be as senile as many believe.  Earlier this week, the man who showered with his young daughter now wants to send BILLIONS of nonexistent dollars into a ‘cancer moonshot’ much like President John Fitzgerald Kennedy launched the program to put Americans on the moon.  Every single time we hear that slobbering, minor-attracted individual announces plans to send billions of dollars into the Ukraine, into monkeypox mass vaccinations, into forcing every American to join a labor union, or into fighting cancer, the question is this: HOW BIG is the percentage going into the pockets of the BIG GUY?  Joe Biden is not doing any of this because of altruism; no, he is doing it because he knows how to skim money off the top and to then divert it into the coffers of his corrupt family.  The man is a criminal, a possible felon, not just for his creepy fondling of young girls and his sniffing of women’s hair and his groping of their behinds, but because he has become a master criminal that dwarfs the criminality of anyone else in elective office, even that of Mitch McConnell.  Let us not forget that “Cocaine Mitch’s” father-in-law was sending South American cocaine to Europe via his shipping company’s fleet of vessels which is why the Turtle has the moniker that he does.  We must neuter this man’s ‘presidency’ just as we must neuter the Democrats’ hopes of toppling our constitution-based representational republic which is NOT a democracy.  Friends, let me know what you think this week, I thank you for joining me each day and will see you again in six months.  Chef James “Jimmy” Hall.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0956 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Red Rose.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The next album from Cheap Trick was a disappointment to many in that the band was evolving and had changed producers. “All Shook Up” came out on October 24, 1980 and spawned no big radio hits which was unexpected. Longtime producer Tom Werman was out, and Beatles producer George Martin was in.  Once again, the band has the same quartet of Rick Nielsen (guitars, backing vocals), Robin Zander (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Tom Petersson (bass, backing vocals), and Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion) although following the release, bassist Petersson would leave the group due to overwork.  The band was on the road around the clock- doing at least 300 shows per year and recording albums in between.  This album would not receive the same praise or achieve the same sales as its predecessor, “Dream Police.”  Still, as completists, we must own every shred of music produced by a favorite band.  Seek it out and enjoy, we think you will be glad you did.

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[i] We offered the music of this famed West Coast band- the Grass Roots- beginning on Thursday, 06-February-2014 through Saturday, 22-February-2014.  We hope you will seek their music out by visiting whatever site you choose for the absolute best in rock music.  You will be glad you did.

[ii] We will promote the music of Tiny Tim before we ever do a slut like Madonna.

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

[iv] 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.

[v] 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)

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

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

[viii] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

209. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2022

2007 Saturday: Leave it to President George W. Bush to be up to no good yet again: he is pressuring congress to pass a bill that will permit BIG BROTHER to expand the list of surveillance targets so that government can monitor everyone and everything. WTF is wrong with you, George?

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209. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2022:

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U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey; the Allman Brothers Band, the Band, Deep Purple featuring Steve Morse, Electric Flag featuring Mike Bloomfield, Free featuring Simon Kirke, the Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd featuring Richard “Rick” Wright, and T-Rex featuring Steve Peregrine Took:

  1. 199 Sunday: The reign of the 14th Roman Catholic Pope St. Victor I ends and that of his successor- the 15th Roman Catholic Pontiff St. Zephyrinus begins.  St. Victor became pontiff on May 26, 189, and led his flock on its holy journey to enter Heaven while St. Zephyrinus led his flock from today until December 20, 217.
  2. 1057 Tuesday: The reign of the 153rd Roman Catholic Pope Victor II ends on this date.  He first became Vicar of Christ on April 13, 1055.
  3. 1148 Wednesday: The Crusaders attack the city of Damascus, Syria.
  4. 1540 Sunday: King Henry VIII’s chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, was executed on the same day that Henry married his fifth wife, Catherine Howard.
  5. 1717 Wednesday: King Frederick Wilhelm I of Prussia orders compulsory education for all children aged 5 to 12.
  6. 1794 Monday: Maximillian Robespierre, a leading figure in the French Revolution who sent many to their deaths on the guillotine met his fate on the same instrument of execution on this date.   Like most revolutionaries, they never quit when they’re ahead and thus become victims of the mobs they created.  POS.
  7. 1808 Thursday: The 30th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mahmud II succeeds his predecessor- the 29th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mustafa IV as leader of the Ottoman Empire.
  8. 1821 Saturday: Peru declared its independence from Spain on this date.  Alas, for Spain, the blows keep coming from various of its Latin American colonies.
  9. 1866 Saturday: Congress legalizes the use of the metric system for the standardization of weights and measures throughout the United States.
  10. 1868 Tuesday: The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, which grants citizenship to former slaves.
  11. 1896 Tuesday: City planners incorporate the city of Miami, Florida, on this date.
  12. 1898 Thursday: During the Spanish-American War, Spanish forces on the island of Puerto Rico surrender to U.S. forces.
  13. 1914 Tuesday: World War I began as Austro-Hungary declared war on Serbia.  A Serbian thug assassinated the Archduke Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, while they were on a good will tour in Sarajevo and the Austro-Hungarians had no choice to invade that pestilent hellhole and exact revenge.
  14. 1915 Wednesday: United States troops invade the island of Haiti and remain there until 1924.  Meanwhile, in New York City, 10,000 blacks march down 5th Avenue protesting lynchings of their fellows in the United States.
  15. 1917 Saturday: A silent parade takes place in New York City by black Americans protesting the murders of blacks in numerous race riots around the United States.
  16. 1928 Saturday: The Summer Olympics opened in Amsterdam.
  17. 1932 Thursday: Federal troops forcibly dispersed the so-called “Bonus Army” of World War I veterans who had gathered in Washington, D.C., to demand payments they were NOT scheduled to receive until 1945.
  18. 1941 Monday: The U.S. House of Representatives approved the plans for the Pentagon.   Elsewhere, future 81st U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey is born.  A Republican, Mukasey would serve under President George W. Bush from November 09, 2007, to January 20, 2009.
  19. 1942 Tuesday: At Minsk in Belorussia during World War II, the Nazis and their Axis allies murder more than 10,000 Jews contained in the city’s ghetto.  Elsewhere, L. A. Thatcher received a patent for the coin-operated mailbox, a device that stamped envelopes when a customer inserted money.
  20. 1943 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced the end of coffee rationing, which had limited people to one pound of coffee every five weeks since it began in November 1942.  Meanwhile, Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini resigns his position as head of the nation.  Finally, future keyboardist with Pink Floyd[i], Richard “Rick” Wright, is born in Hatch End, Middlesex, England, on this date as is future guitarist with the Electric Flag[ii], Mike Bloomfield, who is born in Chicago, Illinois.
  21. 1944 Friday: Adolf Hitler sends four divisions from the South of France to the Normandy-area battlefield.   The Fuhrer knows what his generals tried to tell him, that NORMANDY is the invasion zone, not the Pas-de-Calais.  By this point, the Allies have built up such a massive force that once they break out of the area and through the hedgerows, the road to Paris will be wide open…
  22. 1945 Saturday: A U.S. Army bomber crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building in New York City, killing 14 people and injuring many more.  Meanwhile, the Senate voted 89-2 ratifying the United Nations Charter.
  23. 1949 Thursday: Simon Kirke, future drummer of two British rock bands, Free and Bad Company[iii], was born on this date in Lambeth, London, England, as is future member of T-Rex[iv], Steve Peregrine Took who was born in in Eltham, London.  He performed guitars, bass, drums, and percussion with the famed Glam-Rock band.
  24. 1951 Saturday: The Walt Disney film, “Alice in Wonderland” hits movie theaters nationwide.
  25. 1954 Wednesday: Steve Morse—future guitarist with the British rock band, Deep Purple[v], was born on this date in Hamilton, Ohio.  He would replace such luminaries as Richie Blackmore, Tommy Bolin, and others.
  26. 1959 Tuesday: In preparation for statehood, Hawaiians voted to send the first Chinese American, Hiram L. Fong, to the U.S. Senate and the first Japanese American, Democrat Daniel K. Inouye, to the U.S. House of Representatives.
  27. 1965 Wednesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson orders 50,000 more U.S. troops to Vietnam, which increased the number of personnel stationed there from 75,000 to 125,000.  
  28. 1973 Saturday: Six-hundred-thousand people attend the Watkins Glen Summer Jam Music Festival in upstate New York.  Performing at the event were the Allman Brothers Band[vi], the Band[vii], and the Grateful Dead[viii].  
  29. 1976 Wednesday: An earthquake devastated northern China, killing at least 242,000 people according to an official estimate.
  30. 1982 Wednesday: San Francisco becomes the first city in the United States to (illegally) ban handguns.  Patriots, however, continue to carry firearms even though the law now criminalizes the action—screw San Francisco!
  31. 1984 Saturday: The Los Angeles Summer Olympics opened to the public on this date.
  32. 1989 Friday: Israeli commandoes abducted a pro-Iranian POS Shiite Muslim cleric, Sheik Abdul-Karim Obeid from his home in south Lebanon; however, as part of a prisoner swap in 2004, he gained his freedom (when the Israelis should have hung him).
  33. 1990 Saturday: Political newcomer and upset winner Alberto Fujimori was sworn in for his first term as president of Peru.
  34. 1995 Friday: A jury in Union, South Carolina, rejected the death penalty for Susan Smith, sentencing her instead to life in prison for drowning her two young sons.  Unfortunately, the worthless bitch will be eligible for parole in 2024.
  35. 1998 Tuesday: Serbian military forces seized the Kosovo town of Malisevo.   Meanwhile, in the United States, Monica Lewinsky received blanket immunity from prosecution to testify before a grand jury about her relationship with President Bill Clinton.
  36. 2002 Sunday: Nine coal miners trapped in a flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset, Pennsylvania, were rescued after 77 hours underground.
  37. 2003 Monday: Rebels in Liberia captured Buchanan, the country’s second largest city.  All hell has been breaking loose across the country formed by former U.S. slaves.
  38. 2004 Wednesday: The Democrat Party nominates John F. Kerry as its presidential candidate.  This walking, talking drooling moron would stagger on like Lurch from the Adams Family and go down in smoking defeat.  However, the Democrats would screech like the wimps they are that the ‘election was fraudulent and that the Republicans stole it.’
  39. 2005 Thursday: Sadly, a lab in Canada specializing in DNA shares some sad news with the world today: hair samples supposedly yanked from an encounter with a sasquatch turn out to be from nothing more than a bison.  Damn!
  40. 2006 Friday: Actor-director Mel Gibson went into an anti-Semitic tirade as he was being arrested in Malibu on suspicion of drunken driving; Gibson later apologized and was sentenced to probation and alcohol treatment.
  41. 2007 Saturday: Leave it to President George W. Bush to be up to no good yet again: he is pressuring congress to pass a bill that will permit BIG BROTHER to expand the list of surveillance targets so that government can monitor everyone and everything.  WTF is wrong with you, George?
  42. 2008 Monday: President George W. Bush received Pakistan’s new Prime Minister, Yousef Raza Gillani, at the White House, praising him as a dependable partner in confronting terrorism.  Elsewhere, four suicide bombers believed to be women struck a Shiite pilgrimage in Baghdad and a Kurdish protest rally in northern Iraq, killing at least 57 people and wounding nearly 300.    
  43. 2009 Tuesday: The Senate Judiciary Committee approved Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be the U.S. Supreme Court’s first Hispanic justice, over nearly solid Republican opposition.  Meanwhile, anti-abortion activist Scott Roeder pleaded NOT GUILTY in Wichita, Kan., to killing late-term abortion provider George Tiller aka “The Baby Killer.”  Roeder later was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.
  44. 2010 Wednesday: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California, responds to a fiscal state of emergency by requiring most state employees to take three days of unpaid leave per month.  Elsewhere, as Arizona plans to begin implementing SB 1070 which will allow all law enforcement officers to ask the citizenship status of people they pull over or stop on the street, federal Judge Susan Bolton slaps a stop order on it.  Besides requiring law enforcement to check the status, it also requires illegal aliens to carry identification and to present it to all law enforcement requested.  Damned Obama administration. 
  45. 2011 Thursday: Astronomers identify a Trojan asteroid orbiting on the same path as the Earth around the Sun; it poses no danger to Earth because it sits in a gravitational ‘sweet spot’.  Meanwhile, as the Obama administration continues its fight to get the debt ceiling raised so it can continue its out-of-control spending spree, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, RINO-OH, puts the kibosh on a vote on the floor to do just that.  He says, ‘maybe tomorrow.’  Democrats are going berserk.
  46. 2012 Saturday: The U-550, a sunken German U-Boat, is discovered off the cost of Massachusetts.  Elsewhere, the Syrian army launches an armored assault against jihadist elements controlling the key town of Aleppo.  Meanwhile, clashes between rival ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia led to at least 18 deaths and another 12 poor souls injured.
  47. 2013 Sunday: In Mali, voters go to the polls on this date to select new leaders.  Elsewhere, Pope Francis’ historic trip to his home continent of South America ended after a marathon week in Brazil.  Meanwhile, an armed thug stole a $136 million diamond collection from a jewelry show at the Carlton International Hotel in Cannes, France.  
  48. 2014 Monday: In the United States, the Obama administration announces that the Russians through the test-firing of a new type of cruise missile have violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty; Vladimir Putin asserts ‘No such thing occurred.’  Meanwhile, Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk, 93, the last surviving member of the Enola Gay crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died in Stone Mountain, Ga., on this date.
  49. 2015 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, Barack Obama becomes the first U.S. president to address the African Union, which includes 54 nations as members; the president emphasized the importance of growing economies, reducing corruption, increasing education, gay rights, and instituting democracy.
  50. 2016 Thursday:  News hits the cycle that the cops involved in the death of Freddie Gray, a well-known thug in Baltimore, are not going to face any charges.   Elsewhere, at the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton accepts the nomination of her party for president.  Speakers at tonight’s big fiesta include Governor John Hickenlooper, DS-CO, Governor Tom Wolf, DS-PA, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo, DS-NY, Governor Mark Dayton, DS-MN, former first daughter and dimwit, Chelsea Clinton, and other notables.  Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama calls on his fellow Democrats to support Hillary Rodham Clinton.
  51. 2017 Friday:  In the U.S. Senate, the GOP attempted to repeal Obamacare via a ‘skinny vote’ yet Sen. John McCain, a Republican, joins the Democrats to vote the measure down, final vote 51-49.  What a POS.  Barack Hussein Obama[ix] beat Sen. McCain like an old drum on Election Day in 2016, belittled him over the years, and yet, the old war horse- hating Donald Trump as much as he does- voted to keep the signature legislation of his political enemy.  Damned flipping RINOS!  Meanwhile, President Trump appoints General John Kelly his new chief-of-staff. [x]  
  52. 2018 Saturday: Having burnt more than 80,000 acres in its path, the out-of-control Carr Fire reaches Redding, California, claiming at least 5 lives, injuring countless others, and destroying numerous properties.  The liberal Democrats screech “GLOBAL WARMING!” yet everyone knows it is poor forest management as stipulated by the Democratic Party as well as their loathness about building dams and constructing water reclamation projects.
  53. 2019 Sunday: The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, is outed as the first guest editor at the United Kingdom version of Vogue Magazine, the first guest in 103 years.  She would bear partial responsibility with her husband, Prince Harry, for damaging the British Royal Family.  That is what you get when you marry an American skank.
  54. 2020 Tuesday: Much to the delight of their uber-left base, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee overseeing ‘oversight’ on the Dept. of Justice rip U.S. Attorney-General Bill Barr a new one by asking questions and then disallowing the AG to answer them properly.  The amount of political grandstanding was absolutely horrible but then, those are the Democratic-Socialists who are destroying our country.  GOP committee members did their best to even the score but that becomes impossible when there are more, angry, hateful Dems on the committee than Republicans.  Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s Prevagen must be working because after giving a speech, he even answered some questions, going off-script several times but not quite as much as we are generally used to seeing so either his handlers were putting in answers to pre-asked questions or the former vice president had a brief moment of lucidity.  He promised to make his VP choice known next week.
  55. 2020 Tuesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 16,660,138 confirmed cases, UP by 263,184 cases, 658,813 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,911 deaths, and 9,699,116 confirmed recoveries, UP by 186,555 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,426,281 confirmed cases, UP by 58,202 new cases, 151,374 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,175 new deaths, and 2,151,219 confirmed recoveries, UP by 841,971 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries seems somewhat impossible as every day, the listed number of recoveries is extremely low.  Perhaps more states have reported recoveries yet if you look at the breakdown of the states, far fewer have reported so something is going on…).   
  56. 2020 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 466,550 confirmed cases, 8,518 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,757 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,205 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 54,205 confirmed cases, 1,548 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 412,878 confirmed number of cases, 25,126 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the honest numbers you suck-eyed blowfish, especially of the senior citizens you have killed.  Shame on you.    
  57. 2020 Tuesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,378.28, DOWN 205.49 points (-0.77%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,402.09, DOWN 134.18 points (-1.27%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,218.44, DOWN 20.97 points (-0.65%).  The price of GOLD is $1,948.70 per troy oz., +4.50 (+0.21%) while the price of SILVER is $24.33 per troy ounce, +0.03 (+0.12%).  The price of PLATINUM is $974.50 per troy oz, -11.70 (-1.19%) while the price of COPPER is $2.91 per pound, -0.0055 (-0.19%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.05 per barrel, +0.01 (+0.02%).
  58. 2021 Wednesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 196,613,852 confirmed cases, +631,620, 4,202,371 confirmed deaths, +10,014 and 178,003,762 confirmed recoveries, +361,403.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,467,137 confirmed cases, UP 114,214 from yesterday’s reporting, 628,056 confirmed deaths, UP 705,[xi] and 29,598,755 confirmed recoveries, UP 20,860.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xii]  
  59. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 309,614 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 94,464 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  60. 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: 3,932,008 confirmed cases, 64,331 confirmed deaths, and 2,095,763 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,579,701 confirmed cases, 38,840 confirmed deaths, and 2,285,522 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,069 confirmed cases, 532 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 471,802 confirmed cases, 6,144 confirmed deaths, and 229,976 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Indiana: they have 768,624 confirmed cases, 13,993 confirmed deaths, and 735,115 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]    
  61. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 867,240 confirmed cases, 6,462 confirmed deaths, and 845,831 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Channel Islands, 162nd area on the list: 8,926 cases of the virus, 86 confirmed deaths and 5,831 confirmed recoveries. [xiv]     
  62. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,930.93, DOWN 127.59 points (-0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,762.58, UP 102.01 points (+0.70%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,400.64, DOWN 0.82 points (-0.019%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.41 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,807.20 per troy oz., +7.50 (+0.42%) while the price of SILVER is $25.07 per troy ounce, +0.19 (+0.76%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,067.50 per troy oz, +9.40 (+0.89%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, -0.01 (-0.11%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,631.80 per troy oz, +2.48 (+0.09%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $752,500.00 per troy oz., +32,500.00 (+4.52%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,523.00 per troy oz., +36.50 (+1.47%). [xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Gibraltar Pound, one greenback equals 0.72 and in Guatemalan Quetzal, a buck equals 7.74 and in Guinean Franc, one dollar equals 9,711.00 of theirs. [xviii]        
  63. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.336 per gallon, $2.978 in Florida, $4.087 in Hawaii, and $3.839 in Washington state. [xix]    Let’s look at one other location- Illinois: $3.395.  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- Mali: $4.572 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,575,821,402,785 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Netherlands, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Israel with $49 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  64. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, by our count, today is Day No. 127 for the purported ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the unmitigated disaster along our southern border and to have done absolutely NOTHING about it other than to say some stupid stuff here and then begin cackling like a rural crow.  It’s also Day No. 33 since her one and only visit to the border to view the crisis firsthand.  What an embarrassment to not only the country but to the entire flipping world.   Next, here are the numbers as presented by Pro-Freedom One America News: first, here is the cost this day for caring for the invaders: $584,652,608.  Second, here is the cost for caring for the alien invaders this year: $228,529,913,856.  Third, here is the number of illegal aliens who swept across the border just this year: 2,342,248.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE number of illegals estimated to be lurking within the shadows of the United States as we speak: 36,342,248.  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has said from our inception back in the early spring of 2009 that the numbers THEN were around 35-50 million illegal aliens whereas now, we believe the numbers are closer to 75-to-100 million frigging illegal aliens.  Round them up, brand them, and then deport every single flipping one of the scoundrels back to the s—hole countries from whence they came.  NOW.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  65. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– The moron governor of California- Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom- struggling to keep his job- today granted Medi-Cal insurance to ALL illegal aliens in the state over the age of 50 which is around 250,000 of them at taxpayer costs.  We hope to get you out of office and then begin rounding this refuse up and sending it back to whence it came.  Bastards.
  66. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Imprisoned freedom fighter Alexei Navalny is urging ALL Russians to mobilize ahead of the September elections.   In other news, the fifth high-ranking Cuban military officer or politician has mysteriously died.  They must have been standing with the Cuban people against the totalitarian, communist government.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms are courting the Taliban so they can come into the hellhole of a country and rape it of its natural resources while constructing their Belt and Road communist takeover project.  (We hope the Chi-Coms become embroiled in yet another war in the so-called ‘graveyard of empires’ for at least 40 years- it would serve them right).   In other overseas news, for some unknown reason, Joe Biden is imposing NEW SANCTIONS on Syria.  Uh, okay.  WHY?  They are NOT our problem.
  67. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The National Football League is going to require vaccinated players to wear RED wristbands and unvaccinated players to wear YELLOW wristbands (while terminating coaches and staff who won’t get the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines).   In other Chi-Vi news, the U.S. House of Representatives physician, Dr. Brian Monahan, a Pelosi hack, has ordered EVERYONE to wear masks in the House.  NO exceptions.  Meanwhile, so-called ‘rare’ BREAKTHROUGH cases of the Chi-Vi are slamming into fully vaccinated citizens, something mumbling, stumbling old ‘Cho-Mo Joe’ Biden says is ‘impossible.’    
  68. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– In other Xi Jinping Bat Flu news, vaccinated U.S. travelers won’t have to quarantine upon arrival in Great Britain. Wow.  Elsewhere, New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio gave up on giving people a free bag of French fries and is now offering $100 to anyone who will go out and get vaccinated.  F**k him.  Elsewhere, intelligent politicians and medical professionals have pointed out that the rates of hospitalizations for the China Virus are a better indicator as to how bad the ongoing pandemic is which means it is NOT as bad as what the Democrats are pushing because fewer people are being hospitalized for the Kung Flu.  Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says he’s ‘not flipflopped, no, the virus has changed.’  Elsewhere, Dr. Alan Dershowitz, famed legal scholar, author, and professor said to Newsmax that the ‘courts will likely back COVID-19 vaccination mandates.’  Scary.  MARK OF THE BEAST to be sure… (Interesting note- Forbes Magazine reports that there are 40 NEW BILLIONAIRES who have become fabulously wealthy from the Chi-Com lab-generated pandemic).
  69. 2021 Wednesday K: Health and Medical Alerts– Meanwhile, as more images of COVID-19-infected illegal aliens appear across the country, more and more Americans on all sides of the political aisle are growing increasingly angrier.  There are reports of sick illegals being dumped all across the U.S.- most notably in RED states and cities- and left in the streets.  There, they spread not only the Wuhan Virus but other foul and detestable diseases that can or are causing a national health emergency.  A national reckoning is coming and it’s coming soon and with House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s margin being slashed to just THREE with the election of Republican Jake Ellzey, R-TX 6th congressional district, we hope that reckoning is coming and it’s coming soon.
  70. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News I– Top Democrats are encouraging brain-dead Joe Biden to negate $50,000 loan debt per student borrower.  This is more money the federal government is going to borrow from the Chi-Coms.  Talk about a National Security issue.  Man, oh, man.   In other news, the new DEATH TAX the Democratic-Socialist Party is proposing could cost 1 million jobs and $1 trillion of U.S. GDP over the next 10 years.  WTF is wrong with these SOBs?   In other news, Senate Republicans have agreed to $1 trillion in infrastructure spending. 
  71. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News II– Former Rep. Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district, said of House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, that she ‘stacked the January 06, 2021 (sham) select committee’ with a bunch of party apparatchiks and RINO Republicans.  Speaking of Mumbles, Rep. Chip Roy, R-TX 21st congressional district, lit up the House speaker over her demand that everyone wear masks while allowing millions of illegals into the country and then distributing them across the United States without masks and COVID-19 tests.  WTF is up with that?
  72. 2021 Wednesday N: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– An imbecile named Thomas Patrick Connally Jr. was charged in a Maryland federal court with threatening to murder Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and his family as well as the National Institute of Health director, Dr. Francis Collins.  Apparently, the bonehead was sending threatening emails to Dr. Fauci, Dr. Collins, and to others and now must pay the piper.  There are always some in every crowd.  We would never call for anyone to be attacked, assaulted, raped, robbed, or beaten.  Like Democrats, we might participate in schadenfreude as do the Dems and frankly, millions of their supporters, we would never encourage any illegal act, even when we jokingly talk about ‘lead to the back of the head’ in the Annual Lavrentiy Beria contests.  It’s all for a hoot.  In other crime news, BIG DEMOCRAT donor (and big friend of the Clintons) Ed Buck from West Hollywood, California, was convicted on all nine counts of giving methamphetamine to young black men for sex, two of whom died.  Wow.   Finally, in Joe Biden’s America, convicted pedophile and rapist Dr. Larry Nassar received COVID-19 stimulus checks but has yet to pay restitution to his victims.  ONLY in Joe Biden’s America…speaking of Joe’s America, the Department of Justice is dropping investigations into nursing home deaths in Michigan and New York.
  73. 2021 Wednesday O: Big Tech News– Apple beats fiscal Q3 earnings expectations.  Likewise, Alphabet- the parent company of Google- is reporting surging ad revenues.   Speaking of Google, they are delaying the return of employees to their office while mandating ALL employees get one of the Chi-Vi vaccines before they do or to find another job.
  74. 2021 Wednesday P: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Sadly, today, famed bassist and vocalist with the ‘Little ole Band from Texas’- ZZ Top- Dusty Hill died in his sleep this morning at the age of 72.  He died in Houston, Texas, and his death was reported by his two band mates, Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard.  According to his wishes, the band will continue to perform their fiery brand of Texas-Deep South Blues.  God bless you, Dusty, have a glorious afterlife!
  75. 2021 Wednesday Q: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3581 what with a $11 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 20, 24, 32, 35, 39, and Mega 25.  Out of 85,662 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $7,862 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Valero, Salinas, CA 93906; (2) Smart & Final in Goleta, CA 93117; (3) Raley’s in Sacramento, CA 95826; and (4) Shell in Palmdale, CA 93551.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #867 with a jackpot of $186 million up for grabs: 25, 30, 53, 59, 60, and Powerball 05.  Stick around for the results.  Update: Out of 77,278 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $10,200.
  76. 2022 Thursday: California’s incredibly stupid governor, pretty boy Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, has bitten off far more than his pursy little lips can chew: he has launched ads against Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida and Greg Abbott of Texas.  For some reason known only to his petulant little mind, Governor Newsom seems to believe he has a record on which to run.  Wrong!  His record is one of failure and the ONLY reason he survived his recall election is because the GOP did not get behind any of his opponents seeking to unseat the little prick.  I have said it before and will say it yet again: California is not a LOST state.  We are a state waiting to explode.  IF only the GOP would come in here and help us push Brian Dahle across the finish line, we could get this bum out of office.  Perhaps if the GOP won’t do it, we cannot wait to see the ads the governors of Texas and Florida are going to launch at him come late October.  Going to be some grisly but hilarious s**t, we expect.  Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0905 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Canyon Land.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The Beach Boys record label released “Carl and the Passions- So Tough” and “Holland” on one compact disc on April 21, 2003.  Here is the overview of each: The next album by the Beach Boys marked a distinct move into much more social consciousness that began on the preceding album.  The Beach Boys were touring college and university campuses, were all about conservation, the grandfather of today’s loony tunes ‘green movement.’  Beards were getting longer, hair well past the collars and what with the departure of Bruce Johnston- asked to leave because he would not grow a beard, embrace Transcendental Meditation- the band brought into South African musicians, BLACK MUSICIANS to complete the social consciousness move.  Thus, we have a new album, “Carl and the Passions- So Tough,” an album that came out on May 15, 1972.  The band now featured 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), Blondie Chapin (guitars, vocals), and Ricky Fataar (drums and vocals- Dennis was having hand problems due to a major cut that prevented him from pounding the skins).  Next, here is the overview of “Holland”:  The next album from the Beach Boys- “Holland”- came out on January 08, 1973 and was one of their best.  The band at this time had abandoned the West Coast for the Atlantic coast- in Holland- and produced some stunning material.  The lineup once again featured 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), Blondie Chapin (guitars, vocals), and Ricky Fataar (drums and vocals).  Every tune on this album is excellent.  For less than $20, you can add not one but two albums to your collection in one shot.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began offering the musi of Pink Floyd beginning on Monday, 20-April-2020 through Sunday, 12-July-2020.  This included not only the band’s music but also that of all five members- Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Rick Wright, and Nicky Mason.

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

[iii] 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.

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

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

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

[vii] We hope to promote the music of both the Band and its members sometime in the next 10-15 years.  The presentation would include the solo catalogs of Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, and Richard Manuel.

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

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

[x] We would come to learn later that Gen. John Kelly was a dishonorable man who worked against the Trump agenda instead of working to help his boss.  The man is a disgraceful swamp creature and should spend the rest of his days living in shame.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

199. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 18, 2022

34. 1947 Friday: President Harry S. Truman signed a Presidential Succession Act, which placed the Speaker of the House and the Senate President Pro Tempore next in line after the vice president.

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199. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 18, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Sutherland; U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Erwin Wilson; U.S. Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson; “Mein Kampf” by Adolf Hitler; Brian Auger, Eric Burdon and the Animals featuring Danny McCulloch, the Clash featuring Keith Levene, the Flamin’ Groovies featuring Tim Lynch, Pearl Jam featuring Jack Irons, the Rolling Stones featuring Ian Stewart, the Spencer Davis Group featuring Ray Fenwick, and WAR featuring Thomas “Papa Dee” Allen:


  1. 64 Friday: The Great Fire of Rome commenced on this date; however, in contradiction of popular beliefs, the emperor Nero was NOT there—he was on the coast.
  2. 1009 Tuesday: The reign of the 141st Roman Catholic Pope John XVIII ends on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on December 25, 1003.
  3. 1216 Monday: The reign of the 177th Roman Catholic Pope Honorius III begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until March 18, 1227.
  4. 1536 Saturday: The English Parliament passed an act declaring the authority of the Pope void in England.
  5. 1588 Monday: The British Navy defeats the Spanish Armada on this date by destroying many ships and scattering the rest into a violent storm.
  6. 1696 Wednesday: The navy of Russian Czar Peter I occupies the city of Azov and the Sea of Azov at the mouth of the Don River.
  7. 1743 Thursday: “The New York Weekly Journal” published the first half-page newspaper advertisement.
  8. 1789 Saturday: Robespierre, a deputy from Arras, France, decided to back the French Revolution.
  9. 1792 Wednesday: American naval hero John Paul Jones died in Paris at age 45.
  10. 1812 Saturday: Great Britain signed the Treaty of Orebro, making peace with Russia and Sweden.
  11. 1830 Sunday: Uruguay adopted a liberal constitution.
  12. 1872 Thursday: Britain enacted voting by secret ballot through the passage of the Ballot Act.
  13. 1890 Friday: In Minerva, Ohio, future 5th U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Erwin Wilson is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 28, 1953, to October 08, 1957.
  14. 1907 Thursday: French troops occupy the city of Casablanca.  Meanwhile, in New York City, the “Follies of 1907” by Florins Ziegfeld commence on Broadway.
  15. 1914 Saturday: Six planes of the U.S. Army helped to form an aviation division called the Signal Corps.
  16. 1915 Sunday: The Boston Braves begin the move from last place in Major League Baseball standings eventually to win the World Series.
  17. 1918 Thursday: south African anti-apartheid leader and President Nelson Mandela was born in the village of Mvezo on this date.
  18. 1921 Monday: The trial of the infamous Chicago “Black Sox” begins in Chicago, Illinois; the team was accused of throwing the World Series for profit.
  19. 1925 Saturday: Adolf Hitler publishes his testimonial, “Mein Kampf” on this date.
  20. 1927 Monday: Ty Cobb set a major league baseball record by getting his 4,000th career hit.  He hit 4,191 before he retired in 1928.
  21. 1931 Monday: Future founding member and percussionist with the Los Angeles, California, funk-rock-soul-Latin band, War[i]—Thomas “Papa Dee” Allen—is born in the United States on this date.
  22. 1932 Wednesday: The United States and Canada signed a treaty by which, to develop the St. Lawrence Seaway.  Meanwhile, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg sign a ‘unity treaty.’
  23. 1935 Saturday: Ethiopian King Haile Selassie urged his compatriots to fight to the last man against the invading Italian army.
  24. 1936 Monday: The Spanish Civil War commences as Generalissimo Francisco Franco leads an uprising against the government.  Elsewhere, the first Oscar Meyer Wienermobile rolled out of General Body Company’s factory in Chicago.
  25. 1938 Wednesday: The Rolling Stones’[ii] famous ‘sixth man,’ keyboardist and band manager, Ian “Stu” Stewart was born on this date in Pittenweem, Fife, Scotland.
  26. 1939 Thursday: Brian Auger[iii], future keyboardist with various British bands is born in Great Britain.   Elsewhere, famed Polish composer Withold Maliszewski checked out at age 65- he did it at a suitable time as the Nazi invasion of his home country would occur on September 1.
  27. 1940 Thursday: The Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, nominated President Franklin Delano Roosevelt for an unprecedented third term in office.  Earlier in the day, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt addressed the assembled throng becoming the first presidential spouse to do so.  Meanwhile, the British are in a predicament what with being driven out of France by the Nazis and back to British soil.  Although not yet at war with Imperial Japan, the Brits in Burma are supplying the Chinese Nationalists in their fight against Japan.  Japan is applying pressure on the Brits to stop helping the Nationalists and so they close the road from Burmese ports north into China.  They blame it on the encroaching monsoon season.
  28. 1941 Friday: War is approaching the United States although they don’t know it yet.  Japan’s government is undergoing a shakeup in its cabinet as some of its members wish to trash the neutrality pact they have with the Soviet Union, join the Nazis in assaulting Russia, and hitting the Bolsheviks from both sides.  Others think this would be a mistake, that some sort of accommodation can be made with the United States to keep oil supplies and raw materials flowing in so they can crush the Chinese.   Eventually, they will lose out on both as the Soviets will survive the year and the Americans will cut off their supplies thus bringing about the attack on Pearl Harbor in just FIVE short months.  Had they invaded Asiatic Russia, the Soviets would have been destroyed.
  29. 1942 Saturday: The German ME-262, the first jet-propelled aircraft to fly in combat, made its first flight.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, General Friedrich von Paulus and Army Group B now have been given the orders to advance on Stalingrad along the Volga and to destroy Josef Stalin’s namesake city.  The clash of titans is on.  Elsewhere, the 70th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Sutherland- Republican- died in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.  President Warren G. Harding nominated Sutherland to fill the seat of Democrat John Hessin Clarke.  Sutherland served from 09-05-1922 to 01-17-1938.
  30. 1943 Sunday: Heavy fighting is raging on Sicily as the Allies attempt to cut off German and Italian forces in the southern portion of the island.  The Americans, the British, and the Canadians are all trying to be the one to seal the deal, to cut off any escape route by the Axis troops.  Meanwhile, Adolf Hitler is preparing to fly to northern Italy to meet with his crumbling ally, Benito Mussolini.  There, he will demand the Italians stiffen their spines instead of being weaklings, snivelers.  After all, they bear 90-percent of the responsibility for the Allies being on Axis soil.
  31. 1944 Tuesday: Emperor Hirohito’s government removed Japanese Premier Hideki Tojo from his post due to setbacks suffered by their country during World War II.  Meanwhile, in Nazi-controlled Europe, American forces fighting in France captured the important Normandy town of St. Lo.  On the Eastern Front, the Soviets are pushing hard at the Germans.  The Germans are clinging to positions in the western portion of the Soviet Union but the heady days of 1941 are long since gone and the Germans are the ones being encircled and crushed.
  32. 1945 Wednesday: Danny McCullough, bassist and backup vocalist with Eric Burdon and the New Animals[iv] (1966-1968) was born on this date in Shepherd’s Bush, West London, England.  Meanwhile, in the Pacific, British and American warplanes commence bombing runs over Tokyo.  The days of the Imperial Japanese being the aggressors are coming to an end although fighting is fierce and any talk of invading the home islands of Japan is not something anyone wants to discuss what with the potential of 1-1.5 million Allied troops in a maelstrom of banzai charges and self-sacrifice. 
  33. 1946 Thursday: Ray Fenwick, future guitarist with the Spencer Davis Group[v] and with vocalist, Ian Gillian[vi], and his solo band, is born in Romford, Essex, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Tim Lynch, future member of the San Francisco rock band, the Flamin’ Groovies[vii], is born.  
  34. 1947 Friday: President Harry S. Truman signed a Presidential Succession Act, which placed the Speaker of the House and the Senate President Pro Tempore next in line after the vice president.  Meanwhile, the 55th U.S. Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson left his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Harry S. Truman from September 27, 1945, until today.
  35. 1955 Sunday: The first electric power generated from nuclear energy is made available to the public through their power company.
  36. 1957 Thursday: Future rock guitarist with the British rock band, the Clash[viii]—Keith Levene—is born in London, England, on this date.
  37. 1962 Wednesday: In Los Angeles, California, future fourth drummer for the Grunge Rock band, Pearl Jam- Jack Irons- is born.
  38. 1964 Saturday: Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds hit the only grand slam home run of his career.
  39. 1969 Friday: Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Democrat- Massachusetts, left a party on Chappaquiddick Island with Mary Jo Kopechne, 28: sometime later, Kennedy’s car went off a bridge into the water.  Kennedy was able to escape whereas Kopechne drowned.
  40. 1971 Sunday: New Zealand and Australia announced they would pull their troops out of Vietnam.
  41. 1972 Tuesday: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat throws 20,000 Russian military advisors out of the country.
  42. 1976 Saturday: At the Montreal Olympics, Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci received the first perfect score with her routine on uneven parallel bars and would go on to received six more “tens” at Montreal.  
  43. 1977 Monday: Vietnam joins the United Nations as a member.
  44. 1984 Wednesday: At the Democrat Party’s National Convention in San Francisco, California, Walter F. Mondale wins the party’s presidential nomination.  Meanwhile, gunman James Huberty opened fire at a McDonald’s in San Ysidro, Calif., killing 21 people before the cops shot the POS dead.
  45. 1985 Thursday: Jack Nicklaus II, at age 23 years old made his playing debut on the pro golf tour at the Quad Cities Open in Coal Valley, Illinois.
  46. 1986 Friday: The world got its first look at the wreckage of the RMS Titanic resting on the ocean floor as videotape of the British luxury liner, which went down in 1912, was released by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
  47. 1991 Thursday: Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson meets the contestants of the Black Miss America contest.
  48. 1992 Saturday: Singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown get married.
  49. 1994 Monday: A bomb destroyed a Jewish cultural center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, killing 85 people.
  50. 2000 Tuesday: Movie executives announced that Christopher Reeve would direct and serve as executive producer on the TV movie, “Rescuing Jeffrey.”
  51. 2010 Sunday: The United Kingdom announces it will increase aid to impoverished nations—including a 40-percent increase to Afghanistan—while cutting aid to ‘powerhouse nations’ such as China, Russia, and Eastern Europe.  Elsewhere, in Adhamiya, Iraq, a suicide bomber gets lucky what with the killing of at least 43 people and wounding loads of others who either were government officials or members of an anti-Al-Qaida group known as the Sons of Iraq.
  52. 2011 Monday: Command of all NATO forces in Afghanistan transfers from General David Petraeus to U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant-General John R. Allen.   Elsewhere, Russian stooge- uh, President Dmitry Medvedev- arrives in Germany for a two-day state visit.
  53. 2012 Wednesday: The son of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il, Kim Jung-Un, becomes the supreme leader of the isolationist nation; he holds the rank of Marshal in the Korean People’s Army.  Elsewhere, terrorists carry out a bombing against a bus carrying Israeli tourists in Bulgaria at the Burgas Airport.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blames the Iranian scum for the deaths of at least 6 and another 25 injured.
  54. 2013 Thursday: Detroit, Michigan, files the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of the world and seeks Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Protection on its debt of $18.5 billion.  It is interesting to note that Democrats have controlled the city for nearly 60 years yet they blame everyone else for their stupidity.  People of Michigan- time to start electing a full slate of Republicans.  Elsewhere, Russian freedom fighter Alexei Navalny is convicted of embezzling from a Putin-controlled timber company.    
  55. 2014 Friday:  Forbes Media, controlled by the Forbes family, is selling a majority interest in the business to Integrated Whale Media Investments, based in Hong Kong; the deal is expected to provide Forbes with greater international exposure.   Meanwhile, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting a day after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 with the loss of all 298 people on board, demanding that pro-Russia rebels who controlled the eastern Ukraine crash site give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators.  Elsewhere, the Obama administration announced it was reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration,
  56. 2015 Saturday: Supreme Ayatollah of Iran, Ali Khamenei says that despite the recent nuclear deal with the United States, it does not change his views on the United States or its policies in the Middle East.   Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia launches a major crackdown on ISIS garbage in their country by going out and rounding up 431 jihadist suspects.   We suspect the chopping blocks are going to be extremely busy… Elsewhere, California is burning as usual what with the Cajon Pass Wildfire in San Bernardino County.  At least 3,500 acres have gone up in smoke as have 16 homes along with at least 65-70 passenger vehicles and trucks.  Once again, California Democrats bear full responsibility for this outrage for not maintaining the forests.
  57. 2016 Monday: At the GOP Convention, El Paso County Commissioner and Colorado Senate hopeful Darryl Glenn stirred up the crowd by telling them, “Frankly somebody with a nice tan needs to say this, all lives matter,” in response to Black Lives Matter running amok in the streets.  In November, the black Republican would lose to Democratic Senator Michael Bennett.  
  58. 2017 Tuesday: Regarding ALLEGED misconduct in voting rights cases in the great state of Kansas, a disciplinary group that oversees attorneys in the state has announced that they are going to launch an investigation into the state’s Secretary of State Kris Kobach.   Once again, anyone fighting to protect voting rights in this country becomes a target of left-wing, Democratic-Socialist Party terrorists.  What a shame.
  59. 2018 Wednesday: After worldwide condemnation and a dramatic drop in the price of Tesla stock, Elon Musk apologizes for having slandered drowned Thai cave diver who helped rescue the Thai boys soccer team from the cave complex in which they had been trapped by rising floodwaters.  Musk had called the renowned diver, “Pedo guy,” inferring that he was somehow a pedophile.  What really had Musk bothered is that his attempt at rescuing the boys and their coach failed.  Meanwhile, Turkey ends its two-year state of emergency on this date. 
  60. 2019 Thursday: In Israel’s Negev Desert, archaeologists discover the world’s ‘oldest mosque.’  However, the Jews were there first so Islam cannot use this ‘find’ as yet another pretense for claiming they own the land of the Jewish state.   Meanwhile, the city of West Palm Beach, Florida, confounded by hordes of homeless people clogging the city’s waterfront resorts to blasting two children’s songs- “Baby Shark” and “Raining Tacos” to drive the homeless away.  Not sure whether it worked or not but it sure as hell should have.  Horrible songs.  Meanwhile, fresh from condemning President Trump the previous day, the House of Representatives votes to table a resolution on whether to impeach the 45th president or not.  The vote was 332-95.
  61. 2020 Saturday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 14,210,040 confirmed cases, UP 173,019, 600,435 confirmed deaths, and 7,983,920 confirmed recoveries, UP 165,611.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 3,781,985 confirmed cases, UP 104,532 new cases, 142,229 confirmed deaths, UP 1,341, and 1,108,581 confirmed recoveries, UP 31,695.  Next, in the three states where the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 375,363 confirmed cases, 7,595 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 1,334 confirmed cases, 23 confirmed deaths, and 994 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 45,943 confirmed cases, 1,444 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.
  62. 2021 Sunday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 191,217,048 confirmed cases, +95,975, 4,105,728 confirmed deaths, +6,657 and 174,165,937 confirmed recoveries, +32,878.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,963,907 confirmed cases, UP 9,970 from yesterday’s reporting, 624,746 confirmed deaths, UP 31,[ix] and 29,376,590 confirmed recoveries, UP 7,409.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[x]  
  63. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 306,386 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 97,692 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 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: 3,861,134 confirmed cases, 64,093 confirmed deaths, and 2,081,032 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,452,161 confirmed cases, 38,395 confirmed deaths, and 2,261,240 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 39,254 confirmed cases, 523 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 461,693 confirmed cases, 6,095 confirmed deaths, and 228,491 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New York: they have 2,186,966 confirmed cases, 54,146 confirmed deaths, and 2,038,304 confirmed recoveries. [xi]    
  65. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 851,723 confirmed cases, 6,449 confirmed deaths, and 838,564 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Martinique, 152nd country on the list: 13,371 cases of the virus, 99 confirmed deaths and 98 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  66. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,687.85, DOWN 299.17 points (-0.86%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,427.24, DOWN 115.90 points (-0.86%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,327.16, DOWN 32.87 points (-0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.45 per barrel, -0.36 (-0.50%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -2.50 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $25.70 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.37%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,101.10 per troy oz, -7.40 (-0.67%) while the price of COPPER is $4.31 per pound, -0.02 (-0.39%).[xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,630.91 per troy oz, -100.16 (-3.67%).[xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (+0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $665,000.00 per CNY/T, +10,000.00 (+1.53%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,487.75 per USD/T, -22.75 (-0.91%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000032.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.94.     In Burundian Franc, one greenback equals 1,962.15 and in Cambodian Riel, a buck equals 4,062.00 and in Canadian Dollar, one dollar equals 1.26 of theirs.[xvi]        
  67. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.322 per gallon, $2.993 in Florida, $4.072 in Hawaii, and $3.837 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Alabama: $2.838.  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- Australia: $4.361 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,537,685,987,146 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after India, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Singapore with $168 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2022 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 568,659,447 confirmed cases, +834,599, 6,389,467 confirmed deaths, +1,714 and 539,901,330 confirmed recoveries, +980,802. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 91,429,409 confirmed cases, UP 154,260 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,049,274 confirmed deaths, UP 431,[xx] and 86,752,569 confirmed recoveries, UP by 106,349.    We frankly welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xxi]
  69. 2022 Monday A: Monkeypox Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– Next, since the monkeypox seems to be the next uninvited ‘pandemic,’ (Chi-Coms the culprits once again?) Spain now holds the record with 2,835 cases while Germany is in second place with a total of 1,924 cases.  The United Kingdom- in third place- has 1,856 cases.  The United States is in fourth place with 1,813 cases- close the frigging bathhouses in areas overrun by the gay community.  Currently, the fifth highest number of cases in the world is France.  This country has 928 confirmed cases while the world now has 13,108 cases, an increase of 808 cases in a single day.  Amazing how this crap just seems to pop up around election time.”[xxii]  Dr. Fauci is back to his old tricks demanding we go back to wearing masks and cringing inside our homes- screw him.  Chef Cheryl.     
  70. 2022 Monday B: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 596,903 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 17-month number by 234,342 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in EIGHTEEN MONTHS.  President Joseph R. Biden has accomplished this arduous task in 544 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  71. 2022 Monday C: 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: 10,452,333 confirmed cases, 93,121 confirmed deaths, and 9,584,065 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 6,711,131 confirmed cases, 76,823 confirmed deaths, and 6,323,373 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 317,540 confirmed cases, 1,535 confirmed deaths, and 297,099 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,709,156 confirmed cases, 13,463 confirmed deaths, and 1,617,765 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., the seventeenth from the top- Wisconsin: they have 1,754,646 confirmed cases, 14,859 confirmed deaths, and 1,692,878 confirmed recoveries. [xxiii]   
  72. 2022 Monday D: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,518,516 confirmed cases, 11,181 confirmed deaths, and 4,443,356 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other place in the world- Bahrain, 80th place on the list: 650,625 cases of the virus, 1,506 confirmed death and 637,954 confirmed recoveries. [xxiv]                       
  73. 2022 Monday E: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,072.61, DOWN 215.65 points (-0.69%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,360.05 DOWN 92.37 points (-0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,830.85, DOWN 32.31 points (-0.84%).  On the world markets, the Nikkei 225 Index numbers are: 26,993.95 UP 205.48 points (+0.77%).  As for the Deutsche Boerse DAX Index, the numbers are: 12,959.81 UP 95.09 points (+0.74%).  The Shanghai SE Composite Index is: 3,278.68 down 0.57 (-0.017%).  Finally, the S&P BSE Sensex Index is: 54,521.15, UP 760.37 (+1.41%). 
  74. 2022 Monday F: Commodities/Precious and Rare Metals: The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $102.61 per barrel, +0.01 (+0.01%).  The price of GOLD is $1,705.50 per troy oz., -4.70 (-0.27%) while the price of SILVER is $18.55 per troy ounce, -0.29 (-1.54%).  The price of PLATINUM is $843.20 per troy oz, -12.80 (-1.50%) while the price of COPPER is $3.29 per pound, -0.06 (-1.67%).[xxv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $1,869.14 per troy oz., +14.29 (+0.77%). The price of RHODIUM is $14,000.00 per troy oz., +100.00 (+0.72%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,115,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,435.00 per USD/T, +91.00 (+3.88%). The price of ZINC is $2,992.50 per USD/T., +61.00 (+2.08%).   The price of COCOA is $2,329.00 per USD/T, +8.00 (+0.34%).  The price of COFFEE is $216.30 per USD/T, +12.60 (+6.19%).  The price of CORN is $606.25 per USD/T, 0.00 (-0.98%).  The price of LUMBER is $640.80 USD 1,000 board feet -41.20 (-6.04).[xxvi]   
  75. 2022 Monday G: Currency Conversions of the Day: Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000045.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.75 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.99 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.44, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 56.35 of theirs.    In French Pacific Franc, one greenback equals 117.59 and, in Gambian Dalasi, one U.S. dollar equals 54.10 and in Georgian Lari, one dollar equals 2.81 of theirs. [xxvii]     
  76. 2022 Monday H: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.897 per gallon, $4.255 in Florida, $5.599 in Hawaii, and $5.236 in Washington state.[xxviii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Alabama- $4.093.  We are going to do something else that is absurdly amusing- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next place on the list has the 111th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Sri Lanka: $5.773 per U.S. Gallon.[xxix] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,589,810,366,388 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Thailand, the 22nd largest holder of U.S. debt is Germany.  This country holds $75,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  77. 2022 Monday I: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $50.75 (2) AstraZeneca: $66.37 (3) Novavax: $51.97 (4) Merck & Company: $92.34 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $174.23  (6) BioNTech: $161.03 (7) Moderna: $163.40.
  78. 2022 Monday J: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $89.80 (2) Boeing: $147.42 (3) General Dynamics: $209.79 (4) Lockheed Martin: $387.28 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $449.26.
  79. 2022 Monday K: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $24.69 (2) DuPont: $54.36 (3) 3M: $128.91 (4) Honeywell: $170.95  (5) Teijen: $1,404.00.
  80. 2022 Monday L: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $25.41 (2) Beyond Meat: $34.68  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $71.71.
  81. 2022 Monday M: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $128.77 (2) Lowe’s: $185.79 (3) Home Depot: $293.05 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $516.30 (5) Amazon: $113.76.
  82. 2022 Monday N: California Lottery Results-Powerball Monday Night Draw– here are the results for the Powerball Draw #1016 with a jackpot of $89 million up for grabs: 02, 09, 13, 29, 36, and Powerball 05.  Out of 34,932 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $4,536 apiece.
  83. 2022 Monday O: It appears that the illegitimate ‘president’ Joe Biden’s world is imploding.  His wife, the faux first lady (so they call her) is blasting the Dems for not supporting her crumbling husband’s collapsing regime.  Still, we must stagger through another four months until this neutered loser and his extremely corrupt wife become totally meaningless, lame duck losers and another two years before we can send them packing.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0895 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “My Favorite View.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The next Beach Boys album came out on February 01, 2000, the wonderful “The Greatest Hits Volume 3- the Best of the Brother Years 1970-1986.”  This release picks up where the previous ‘best of’ compilation left off: beginning with “Sunflower.”  The tunes included here feature (1) “Add Some Music to Your Day” (2) “Susie Cincinnati” (3) “This Whole World” (4) “Long Promised Road” (5) “Disney Girls (1957)” (6) “Till I Die” (7) “Surf’s Up” (8) “Marcella” and (9) “Sail On, Sailor.”  Next, we have (10) “The Trader” (11) “California Saga” (12) “Rock-and-Roll Music” (13) “It’s Okay” (14) “Honkin’ Down the Highway” (15) “Peggy Sue” (16) “Good Timin’” (17) “Goin’ On” (18) “Come Go With Me” (19) “Getcha Back” and (20) “California Dreamin’.”  This is a superb repackaging of the band’s music through one of its most prolific periods of growth, of innovation, and of genius.  We hope you will seek this one out at your favorite site for the best in rock-and-roll music.  Seek it out and enjoy.

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[i] We began presenting the music of the Animals, of Eric Burdon and the Animals, of Eric Burdon, Eric Burdon and War, and War beginning on Monday, 08-June-2015 and the presentation ran through Sunday, 02-August-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider making them a part of your listening pleasure.

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

[iii] Not sure when we will promote the music of Brian Auger and his various groups but one day, we sure hope the heck we do.

[iv] We began presenting the music of the Animals, of Eric Burdon and the Animals, of Eric Burdon, Eric Burdon and War, and War beginning on Monday, 08-June-2015 and the presentation ran through Sunday, 02-August-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider making them a part of your listening pleasure

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

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

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

[vii] We shared the music of the Flamin’ Groovies beginning on Thursday, 25-November-2010 through Sunday, 02-January-2011.  We hope you will check them out and enjoy.

[viii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[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 BNO News – Monkeypox Tracker.

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

[xxiv] 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)

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

[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.

198. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2022

2018 Tuesday: According to Bloomberg News, the NFL pulled in $14 billion in revenue for the 2017-2018 season and that it redistributed $8.1 billion back to the league’s 32 teams, each one receiving approximately $255 million. The question is, when will the NFL expand the league to 36 teams by putting one each in San Antonio, Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada, Salt Lake City, Utah, (or Oklahoma City), and Honolulu, Hawaii?

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SUMMER SESSION 2022

DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 117

LET ME SAY WHAT OTHER DEMOCRATS WON’T (BUT HOPE FOR): CAN WE BRING PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP BACK TO THE WHITE HOUSE?  NOW?

198. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2022:

Vice President Elbridge Gerry; U.S. Attorneys General William M. Evarts and Benjamin Civiletti; U.S. Secretary of War and State Timothy Pickering; the Animals featuring Chas Chandler, Eric Burdon and the Animals featuring Zoot Money, “Yellow Submarine” by the Beatles, Black Sabbath featuring Geezer Butler, and the Spencer Davis Group featuring Spencer Davis:

  1. 561 Friday: John III begins his reign as the 61st Roman Catholic Pope, replacing the 60th pontiff, Pelagius I.  John III would serve from today until July 13, 574.  His predecessor became pope on April 16, 556 and served until March 04, 561.
  2. 855 Saturday: St. Leo IV ends his reign as the 103rd Roman Catholic Pope.  His reign began on April 10, 847 and ended today.  His successor- the 104th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict III- would assume his position on September 29, 855, and would serve until April 17, 858.  
  3. 1048 Monday: The reign of the 150th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict IX ends on this date.  He first assumed his pontifical duties on November 08, 1047, and over the subsequent 252 days would guide his flock on its journey to commune with Jesus Christ.  His successor- Pope Damasus II would begin today and continue until August 09 of this year.
  4. 1212 Tuesday: In the Spanish Crusade, Christian armies destroy the Muslim armies.  Some Muslims throw down their swords and beg for mercy while others scurry away like the vermin they are.  Either way, the victorious Christians put all of them to the sword.  
  5. 1453 Sunday: At Castillon, France, the 100 Years’ War ends as the French destroy the British armies.
  6. 1549 Sunday: The citizens of Ghent, Belgium, expel their Jewish inhabitants.
  7. 1744 Friday: Elbridge Gerry—future fifth vice president of the United States March 04, 1813, to November 23, 1814, Democratic-Republican, and who died in office—is born on this date Marblehead, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British America.
  8. 1745 Saturday: In Salem, Massachusetts, future 3rd U.S. Secretary of State Timothy Pickering is born.  A Federalist, President George Washington nominated him to fill the post held by Edmund J. Randolph.  In this role, Pickering served from December 10, 1795, to May 12, 1800.  Prior to becoming the secretary of state, Pickering also served as third U.S. secretary of war and in this role, he served from January 02, 1795, to December 10, 1795.
  9. 1815 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte surrenders to the British at Rochefort, France.  From here, he will go off into exile.  For good.
  10. 1821 Tuesday: Spain ceded Florida to the United States.
  11. 1841 Saturday: The British satirical magazine, “Punch,” first undergoes publication.
  12. 1862 Thursday: During the American Civil War, Congress approved the Second Confiscation Act, which declared that ALL slaves seeking refuge behind Union lines would be declared ‘free.’  Meanwhile, the federal government authorized national cemeteries on this date.  
  13. 1866 Tuesday: Local authorities authorized the construction of a tunnel underneath the Chicago River, a project costing $512,709 and requiring three years to build.
  14. 1867 Wednesday: In Boston, Harvard University established the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, the first dental school in the United States.
  15. 1868 Friday: The 29th U.S. Attorney General William M. Evarts assumed his position on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from today until March 03, 1869, and then became 27th U.S. secretary of state and finally a New York senator in the U.S. Senate.
  16. 1898 Saturday: During the Spanish-American War, the Spaniards in Cuba surrender to U.S. forces after American forces under the command of General William R. Shafter captured Santiago, Cuba.
  17. 1917 Tuesday: The British royal family adopts the Windsor name.  No more Germanic titles, awards, or designations. 
  18. 1918 Wednesday: Czar Nicholas II and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks.  Murdered in an extremely brutal fashion, the communists demonstrated exactly who and what they are: scum of the Earth.  Remember: the ONLY GOOD COMMUNIST is a DEAD COMMUNIST.  Period.
  19. 1935 Wednesday: In Peekskill, N.Y., future 73rd U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Jimmy Carter from August 16, 1979, to January 19, 1981.
  20. 1936 Friday: The Spanish Civil War commenced as a group of nationalist army generals launched a coup against the government of the Second Spanish Republic, a conflict in which, General Francisco Franco would prove victorious when he defeats the communist scum a few years later.  Franco was celebrated as a hero for decades, until socialism began blossoming across Europe once again like the noxious weed that it is.  
  21. 1938 Sunday: Aviator Douglas Corrigan took off from New York saying he was bound for California but instead turned up in Ireland earning the nickname, “Wrong Way Corrigan.”
  22. 1939 Monday: Spencer Davis, future guitarist, and leader of the Spencer Davis Group[i], was born in Swansea, England, on this date.   
  23. 1941 Thursday: The longest hitting streak in baseball history ends when the Cleveland Indians pitchers held New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio hitless for the first time in 57 games.  Meanwhile, Brig. Gen. Soervell directed architect G. Edwin Bergstrom to have basic plans and architectural perspectives for an office building that could house 40,000 War Department employees on his desk by the following Monday.  We would come to know the building as the Pentagon.
  24. 1942 Friday: Guitarist and vocalist Zoot Money, who at one time during his career would play in the Eric Burdon and the New Animals[ii] lineup, was born in Bournemouth, England, on this date.
  25. 1943 Saturday: The RAF bombs the German rocket base at Peenemunde on the North Sea.  Here, the Luftwaffe was testing its rocket systems with which to crush the Western Allies.
  26. 1944 Monday: During World War II, 320 men, two-thirds of them black, lost their lives when a pair of ammunition-laden ships exploded at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine in California.
  27. 1945 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman, Soviet leader Josef Stalin, and British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill began meeting at Potsdam in the final Allied summit of World War II.  During the meeting, Stalin made the comment that “Hitler had escaped.”
  28. 1946 Wednesday: Chinese communists open a drive against the Nationalist army on the Yangtze River.  The Nationalist Chinese were freedom-loving people whereas the communists are the most atrocious scum on the planet.  The United States should have nuked them back then.  World would have been a much better place had they.
  29. 1949 Sunday: Future bassist with the British rock band, Black Sabbath[iii], Geezer Butler, is born in in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  30. 1954 Saturday: The Brooklyn Dodgers made Major League Baseball as well as national history by becoming the first sports team with a majority of black players.  Elsewhere, the two-day inaugural Newport Jazz Festival, billed as “The First American Jazz Festival,” opened on Rhode Island; among the performers the first night was Billie Holiday, who died in New York on this date in 1959 at age 44.  
  31. 1955 Sunday: Disneyland had its opening day in Anaheim, California. 
  32. 1960 Sunday: Francis Gary Powers plead guilty to spying charges in a Moscow court after Soviet gunners shot down his U-2 spy plane over the Russian countryside.
  33. 1961 Monday: Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb died in Atlanta at age 74.
  34. 1962 Tuesday: The United States conducted its last atmospheric nuclear test to-date, detonating a 20-kiloton device known as “Little Feller I” at the Nevada Test Site.
  35. 1967 Monday: At Forest Hills, New York, the Monkees[iv] perform with Jimi Hendrix[v] as the opening act. 
  36. 1968 Wednesday: The Beatles[vi] animated film, “Yellow Submarine,” premieres in London, England.
  37. 1974 Wednesday: Baseball Hall of Famer Jay Hanna “Dizzy” Dean, 64, died in Reno, Nevada.
  38. 1975 Thursday: An Apollo Spacecraft linked up with a Soyuz Spacecraft in orbit, the first superpower linkup of its kind.     
  39. 1979 Tuesday: Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza flees to Miami, Florida.
  40. 1981 Friday: Israeli bombers destroy the PLO-al-Fatah headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon.  Elsewhere, 114 people were killed when a pair of suspended walkways above the lobby of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Hotel collapsed during a tea dance.
  41. 1983 Sunday: In the first USFL championship game, the Michigan Panthers beat the Philadelphia Stars 24-22.
  42. 1986 Thursday: The largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history took place when LTV Corporation asked for court protection from more than 20,000 creditors.  LTV Corp. had debts more than $4 billion.
  43. 1987 Friday: Lt. Colonel Oliver North and Rear Admiral John Poindexter begin testifying to Congress at the Iran-Contra hearings.
  44. 1990 Tuesday: During Saddam Hussein’s Revolutionary Day speech, he claims that Kuwait stole Iraqi oil by slant drilling into their oil fields.
  45. 1994 Sunday: Brazil beats Italy in a shootout to win its fourth World Cup Soccer title.
  46. 1995 Monday: The NASDAQ composite stock index rises above 1,000 for the first time in trading history.
  47. 1996 Wednesday: Two-hundred-and-thirty people die when TWA Flight 800 crashes outside of New York City.  Elsewhere in the world, Chas Chandler, original bassist with the British rock group, the Animals[vii], died in Newcastle, England, from an aortic aneurysm; he was 57 years old.  
  48. 1997 Thursday: After 117 years, the Woolworth Corp. closed its last 400 stores.
  49. 1998 Friday: After 80 years of lying in a mass grave, Russia buries the remains of Czar Nicholas II and his family.
  50. 2007 Tuesday: TAM Flight 3054, an Airbus A320 crashes while trying to land at Sao Paulo, Brazil, killing all 187 onboard as well as another 12 on the ground, making it the South American nation’s worst aviation disaster. 
  51. 2009 Friday: Former CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite died in New York at 92.  Meanwhile, the space shuttle Endeavour arrived at the International Space Station to deliver the third and final component of a billion-dollar Japanese lab. 
  52. 2010 Saturday: South Korea develops a long-range cruise missile capable of hitting North Korea, China, Japan, and Russia.  Elsewhere, near Jos, Nigeria, as civilians go about their daily lives, howling Islamists descend upon them wielding machetes and in the ensuing mayhem, slaughter at least 8 people and wound numerous others.  What the f**k is wrong with these people?
  53. 2011 Sunday: Casey Anthony—cleared of all charges of murdering her daughter, Kaylee, and set to be released from jail—draws massive crowds unhappy with the verdict.  Elsewhere, the Arab Spring continues toppling one regime across the Muslim world, one after another.  Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak- already deposed- suffers a stroke and goes into a coma.  
  54. 2012 Tuesday: Big changes in North Korea as the regime comes out and announces a change in leadership of the Korean’s People’s Army: Ri Yong-ho gets the boot (and probably loses his life) while Hyon Yong-choi becomes the new fall guy. Elsewhere, a court in Afghanistan sentences one of its soldiers to death for the murder of five French soldiers in a remote part of the crap-hole country.  Meanwhile, a mass shooting occurs at a bar in Alabama what with 17 people shot.
  55. 2013 Wednesday: To curb rising obesity rates, the United Arab Emirates offer its citizens one gram of gold for every kilogram they lose.  Meanwhile, as envoys from the European Union arrive in Cairo for high-level talks, the jihadist element of the country rushes into the streets demanding their beloved Islamist leader- Mohamed Morsi- be let out of prison and put back into power.
  56. 2014 Thursday:  Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 is hit by a missile while flying over eastern Ukraine, the location of heavy fighting by pro-Russian separatists; the origin of the missile is not yet known; all 298 people aboard the plane were killed in the attack. Elsewhere, in New York City, an unarmed black man, Eric Garner, accused of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, died shortly after being wrestled to the ground by NYC police officers; a video of the takedown showed Garner repeatedly saying, “I can’t breathe.”  Garner’s family received a $5.9 million settlement from the city in 2015 to settle a wrongful death claim.  Garner did not heed the officers’ warning to submit to arrest and instead struggled with them to the point the mishap occurred.  In 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice threw out civil rights claim regarding the death of Mr. Garner. 
  57. 2015 Friday: Following the approval of the Greek Parliament earlier in the week, the German government approves the bailout of Greece, which Chancellor Angela Merkel had said would lead to turmoil within the European Union if not approved.  Elsewhere, the citizens of Nigeria continue being targeted by the godless savages of Boko Haram.  The Islamist thugs attack two towns in the northeastern part of the country with suicide bombers killing at least 65 people and wounding loads of others.  However, the military of Niger gets lucky and kills 30 Boko Haram thugs and sends the rest of the rats scurrying for their hideouts in the jungle.  (Note- use napalm.  It worked extremely well in Vietnam).
  58. 2016 Sunday: Songwriter Larry Wayne Stevens- better known as Gary S. Paxton- died at age 77 on this date.  Among his classic tunes are the “Monster Mash” and “Alley Oop” among others.  He also produced hits for other bands including the Association[viii].
  59. 2017 Monday: The producers of the Muppets fires Steve Whitmire, long-time voice of character Kermit the Frog, for his ‘unacceptable business conduct.’  According to the Muppets Studio, Whitmire sent hateful emails and messages to fellow cast members and writers, belittling them, and criticizing them and of course being the spineless leftists that they are, they could not tolerate such behavior.  Wah-wah-wah.
  60. 2018 Tuesday: According to Bloomberg News, the NFL pulled in $14 billion in revenue for the 2017-2018 season and that it redistributed $8.1 billion back to the league’s 32 teams, each one receiving approximately $255 million.  The question is, when will the NFL expand the league to 36 teams by putting one each in San Antonio, Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada, Salt Lake City, Utah, (or Oklahoma City), and Honolulu, Hawaii?  
  61. 2019 Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives condemned some recent tweets by President Donald J. Trump (Oh, say it ain’t so) as RACIST, ones in which, he made suggestions that four female congresswomen of color- the ditz, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Baby Evita, Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley[ix] ‘go back to the crime-infested countries from whence they come IF they don’t like America.’  Everyone knows these four women HATE the United States and want to see its downfall and many of us believe they should leave the country and go back to where the f**k they come from.  Still, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi got all her members to vote for this resolution as well as a couple of limp-wristed, weak-kneed Republicans.  Shame on them.
  62. 2020 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 13,885,746 confirmed cases, UP by 231,301 cases, 592,573 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,399 deaths, and 7,779,604 confirmed recoveries, UP by 157,099 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,677,453 confirmed cases, UP by 143,548 new cases, 140,888 confirmed deaths, UP by 2,530 new deaths, and 1,076,823 confirmed recoveries, UP by 50,007 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).   
  63. 2020 Friday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 366,164 confirmed cases, UP 18,530, 7,475 confirmed deaths, UP by 248, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,311 confirmed cases, 22 confirmed deaths, and 975 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 44,413 confirmed cases, 1,427 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 405,551 confirmed number of cases, 32,446 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the numbers you murdering f**k!  YOU sent Xi Jinping Bat Flu-infected patients into rest homes where people were the most vulnerable and KILLED THEM.  We hope that when the inquiry occurs next month, that you find yourself doing time in a federal prison.   
  64. 2020 Friday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals- Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,671.95, DOWN 62.76 points (-0.23%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,503.19, UP 29.36 points (+0.28%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,224.73, UP 9.16 points (+0.28%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.10 per troy oz., +2.10 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $19.74 per troy ounce, -0.019 (-0.10%).  The price of PLATINUM is $851.40 per troy oz, +1.80 (+0.21) while the price of COPPER is $2.90 per pound, -0.0035 (-0.12%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.57 per barrel, -0.02 (-0.05%).
  65. 2020 Friday C: The federal government carried out its third execution of the week of an Iowa meth dealer, Dustin Honken, 52, a POS who murdered government informants and children back in 1993.  He had been on death row in Terre Haute, Indiana, since 2005, awaiting execution.  Execute these criminal scumbags.   
  66. 2020 Friday D: Rep. John Lewis died today, a victim of pancreatic carcinoma.  A famed warrior for civil rights, he served as Georgia’s 5th District Rep. since entering the House of Representatives in 1987.   He was 80 when he passed.  God bless you, Rep. Lewis!
  67. 2021 Saturday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 190,257,296 confirmed cases, +530,937, 4,099,071 confirmed deaths, +7,820 and 173,837,151 confirmed recoveries, +365,644.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,953,937 confirmed cases, UP 116,786 from yesterday’s reporting, 624,715 confirmed deaths, UP 115, [x] and 29,369,181 confirmed recoveries, UP 11,463.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xi]  
  68. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 306,355 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 97,723 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  69. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,858,966 confirmed cases, 64,092 confirmed deaths, and 2,080,914 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,452,161 confirmed cases, 38,395 confirmed deaths, and 2,261,240 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 39,090 confirmed cases, 523 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 461,693 confirmed cases, 6,095 confirmed deaths, and 228,491 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Texas: they have 3,039,886 confirmed cases, 52,985 confirmed deaths, and 2,918,268 confirmed recoveries. [xii]    
  70. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 850,968 confirmed cases, 6,446 confirmed deaths, and 837,944 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Bahamas, 151st country on the list: 13,404 cases of the virus, 273 confirmed deaths and 12,066 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]     
  71. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,687.85, DOWN 299.17 points (-0.86%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,427.24, DOWN 115.90 points (-0.86%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,327.16, DOWN 32.87 points (-0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.45 per barrel, -0.36 (-0.50%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -2.50 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $25.70 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.37%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,101.10 per troy oz, -7.40 (-0.67%) while the price of COPPER is $4.31 per pound, -0.02 (-0.39%).[xiv]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,630.91 per troy oz, -100.16 (-3.67%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (+0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $665,000.00 per troy oz., +10,000.00 (+1.53%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,487.75 per troy oz., -22.75 (-0.91%). [xvi]    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. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Brazilian Real, one greenback equals 5.11 and in Brunei Dollar, a buck equals 1.36 and in Bulgarian Lev, one dollar equals 1.66 of theirs.[xvii]        
  72. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.320 per gallon, $2.995 in Florida, $4.079 in Hawaii, and $3.837 in Washington state. [xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Alaska: $3.637.  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- Thailand: $4.326 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,534,011,836,023 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 met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Cayman Islands, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is India with $216 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  73. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 116 for the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of our southern border and to have done nothing- we repeat, NOTHING- about it.  It’s also her 22nd day since her one and only visit and she has yet to return.  Loser.  Next, here are the numbers as presented by One America News regarding the appalling cost of caring for the Third World’s garbage as well as the shocking numbers- albeit on the conservative side- of how many are running free in the country.  First, (1) Cost this Day of caring for Illegal Aliens: $759,475,072. (2) Cost this Year of caring for the frigging illegal aliens: $216,649,924,608.  Next, (3) Number of Illegals who have crossed into the United States this year: 2,220,488.  Finally, (4) Total Number of Illegal Aliens estimated to be in the United States: 36,220,488.  Since our blog site began back in the spring of 2009, we estimated the number of illegals in the U.S. at the time as being between 35-50 million whereas 12 years later, we believe the number is closer to 75-100 million and growing like lice on homeless illegals. This must stop and the American people must be the ones to stop it.
  74. 2021 Saturday G: 2020 Election Audit– President Donald J. Trump says that the audit in Arizona shows that enough election fraud occurred in the Copper State to overturn the 2020 Presidential Election.  Amen.
  75. 2021 Saturday H: Sports News I– In Game Five of the 2021 NBA Finals, the Milwaukee Bucks took the lead in the series 3-2 by beating the Phoenix Suns 123-119.  They went into Phoenix and delivered a massive punch to the home team.  The next game- Game 6- will be in Milwaukee on Tuesday night.   IF there is a Game 7, it will be in Phoenix on Thursday night.
  76. 2021 Saturday I: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3578 in the Golden State with an $8 million pot on the line: 01, 39, 41, 46, 47, and Mega 23.  Out of 85,505 winning tickets, the highest winners were 12 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,281 apiece.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #864 with a $161 million pot up for grabs: 15, 22, 38, 54, 66, and Powerball 03.   Out of 67,475 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $36,441.
  77. 2022 Sunday: Let’s hope it’s a slow news day…

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Friends, Capitol Records has to be one of the most innovative record labels for repackaging the same material over and over and over and over ad infinitum.  The next Beach Boys release is “The Greatest Hits Volume Two- 20 MORE Good Vibrations” which came out on September 21, 1999.  The cuts include (1) “In My Room” (2) “The Warmth of the Sun” (3) “Don’t Worry Baby” (4) “All Summer Long” (5) “Wendy” (6) “Little Honda” (7) “When I Grow Up (to Be a Man” (8) “Please Let Me Wonder” (9) “You’re So Good to Me” (10) “The Little Girl I Once Knew” (11) “Caroline, No” (12) “Heroes and Villains” (13) “Wild Honey” (14) “Darlin’” (15) “Friends” (16) “Do It Again” (17) “Bluebirds over the Mountain” (18) “I Can Hear Music” (19) “Breakaway” and (20) “Cotton Fields.”  Capitol Records has done it yet again- repackaged a glorious collection of tunes that will delight the listeners new and old.  It’s a great album available at a variety of places so seek it out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we think you will be extremely glad that you did.  It’s the crème de la crème of the world’s first surf-rock group.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We began presenting the music of the Animals, of Eric Burdon and the Animals, of Eric Burdon, Eric Burdon and War, and War beginning on Monday, 08-June-2015 and the presentation ran through Sunday, 02-August-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider making them a part of your listening pleasure.

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

[iv] Not sure when we will begin presenting the music of this famed American band- the Monkees- but when we do, we also do the solo catalogs of Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork.  Please stay tuned for more information.

[v] We first began promoting the music of Trapeze beginning on Monday, 15-October-2018 through Saturday, 27-October-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed band out and consider adding it to your collection.

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

[vi] We 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 album, “The Yellow Submarine” appeared on Sunday, 27-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[vii] We began presenting the music of the Animals, of Eric Burdon and the Animals, of Eric Burdon, Eric Burdon and War, and War beginning on Monday, 08-June-2015 and the presentation ran through Sunday, 02-August-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider making them a part of your listening pleasure.

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

[ix] These four skanks are all U.S. citizen but you would never know it by their words and actions.  We wish that AOC, Omar, Tlaib (a real piece of work), and Pressley find somewhere else they like better and to then get the f**k out of here. 

[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.

197. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2022

1942 Thursday: During World War II, French police in league with the Gestapo arrest 13,152 Jews throughout Paris and hold them in the Winter Velodrome. It was part of an agreement between Pierre Laval and the Nazis. Germany had agreed to not deport French Jews if France arrested foreign Jews.

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197. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Samuel Freeman Miller and John Paul Stevens; U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery; (Acting) U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburg; U.S. Secretary of State George P. Schultz; British Lions featuring Ray Major, Deep Purple featuring Jon Lord, Johnny Winter, Loggins and Messina, and the Police featuring Stewart Copeland:

  1. 622 Tuesday: The Era of Islam begins as Muhammad flees from Mecca to Medina, having been thrown out for promoting belief in Allah when the folks living in that fabled city were polytheists.  They did not want a singular god, they wanted to worship the many as they always had but Muhammad condemned them for their beliefs, thus they wanted to KILL the so-called ‘prophet.’   
  2. 1099 Sunday: The Crusaders herd the Jews of Jerusalem into a synagogue and set it afire.
  3. 1216 Saturday: The reign of the 176th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent III ends on this date.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on January 08, 1198, and over the subsequent 18 years and 190 days guided the faithful on its quest to commune with Jesus Christ for all eternity.
  4. 1429 Thursday: Joan of Arc leads the French army in the Battle of Orleans.
  5. 1548 Friday: Spanish Conquistadors found the city of La Paz, Bolivia.
  6. 1683 Friday: Ottoman Empire troops under the control of Kara Mustafa attack the Austrian city of Vienna.  
  7. 1790 Friday: A site along the Potomac River was designated the permanent seat of the government of the United States and came to be known as Washington, D.C.
  8. 1791 Saturday: Until he agreed to ratify the new constitution of France, the revolutionaries in control of the country suspended King Louis XVI from his post as king.
  9. 1845 Wednesday: The New York Yacht Club hosts the first American boating regatta.
  10. 1861 Tuesday: The first major battle of the Civil War—the Battle of Bull Run—takes place with a Confederate victory.  Civilians made picnic lunches (oh, wait- ‘picnics’ are supposedly now ‘racist’ like numerous other things in our devolving society) and watched the battle unfold before them.  No one expected to see what they saw: intense bloodshed.
  11. 1862 Wednesday: David G. Farragut becomes the first rear admiral in the U.S. Navy.  Meanwhile, the 36th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller assumed his seat on the nation’s high court.  First a Whig and then a Republican, President Abraham Lincoln nominated his fellow GOP member to fill the seat of Democrat Associate Justice Peter Vivian Daniel.  Miller served from today until October 13, 1890.
  12. 1868 Thursday: The 28th U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery left office on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from July 23, 1866, until today.
  13. 1875 Friday: The people of France finalized their new constitution on this date.
  14. 1911 Sunday: Actress-dancer Ginger Rogers was born Virginia Katherine McMath in Independence, Mo., on this date.
  15. 1912 Tuesday: In New York, members of the Lennox Avenue Gang gunned down gambler Herman Rosenthal, who was set to testify before a grand jury about police corruption.  Meanwhile, Bradley A. Fiske patents the airplane-launched torpedo.
  16. 1926 Friday: The first underwater color photographs appear in National Geographic magazine.  Photographers took the photos in the Florida Keys.
  17. 1927 Saturday: Augusto Sandino begins a five-year war against the U.S. occupation troops in Nicaragua.
  18. 1932 Saturday: Future acting U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburg is born on this date in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Gerald R. Ford from January 20, 1977, to January 26, 1977.  He would serve his country again as the 76th U.S. attorney general.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Ronald Reagan from August 12, 1985, to August 15, 1991.
  19. 1935 Tuesday: Oklahoma City becomes the first city in the United States to install parking meters.
  20. 1940 Tuesday: Adolf Hitler orders the preparations to begin on the invasion of England, known as Operation Sea Lion.  Had the Germans been able to launch the invasion immediately, the British might have been overwhelmed.  The Germans, however, had to gain control of both the air and English Channel first which they could not.  
  21. 1942 Thursday: During World War II, French police in league with the Gestapo arrest 13,152 Jews throughout Paris and hold them in the Winter Velodrome.  It was part of an agreement between Pierre Laval and the Nazis.  Germany had agreed to not deport French Jews if France arrested foreign Jews.   
  22. 1944 Sunday: On the Eastern Front, Soviet troops occupy Vilna, Lithuania, in their drive towards Nazi Germany.  Casualties are fierce as German troops put up a massive defense but have to pull out in the face of overwhelming Soviet forces. 
  23. 1945 Monday: In the deserts of Alamogordo, New Mexico, the United States government exploded its first atomic bomb.  Within hours of the detonation, the U.S. heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis leaves San Francisco with the components for the first atomic bomb the Allies will use against Japan on board.
  24. 1949 Saturday: Ray Major, future guitarist with the British band, the British Lions[i], was born on this date.
  25. 1950 Sunday: The largest crowd in sporting history—199,854—watched Uruguay defeat Brazil in the World Cup soccer finals in Rio de Janeiro.   
  26. 1951 Monday: J.D. Salinger’s novel, “Catcher in the Rye,” was first published by Little, Brown, and Company.
  27. 1952 Wednesday: Future rock drummer with the British band, the Police—Stewart Copeland—is born in Alexandria, Virginia, on this date.
  28. 1957 Tuesday: Marine Major John Glenn set a transcontinental speed record when he flew a jet from California to New York in 3 hours, 23 minutes, and 8 seconds.
  29. 1964 Thursday: Accepting the Republican nomination for president in San Francisco, California, Barry Goldwater proclaims, “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice” and that “moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.”  Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives unanimously granted Little League Baseball Incorporated a federal charter on this date.
  30. 1969 Thursday: Blasting off from Cape Kennedy on the first manned mission to the surface of the moon, Apollo 11 headed for space.
  31. 1971 Friday: Generalissimo Francisco Franco, undisputed ruler of Spain since before World War II and only surviving fascist leader of the era, appoints heir to the Spanish throne, future King Juan Carlos, his deputy.
  32. 1973 Monday: During the Senate Watergate hearings, former White House aide Alexander P. Butterfield publicly revealed the evidence of President Richard M. Nixon’s secret taping system.
  33. 1976 Thursday: After six years of performing together, the rock duo of Loggins and Messina[ii] breaks up and goes their separate ways.
  34. 1979 Monday: Saddam Hussein became the president of Iraq after forcing Hasan al-Bakr to resign.    
  35. 1980 Wednesday: At the Republican National Convention in Detroit, the GOP nominates Governor Ronald Reagan for its presidential candidate.
  36. 1981 Thursday: After 23 years with the name Datsun, executives of Nissan changed the name of their cars to Nissan.
  37. 1982 Monday: The 60th U.S. Secretary of State George P. Schultz assumed his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from today until January 20, 1989.
  38. 1985 Tuesday: The first television program broadcast in stereo on a TV network occurred on this date- The All-Star Game on NBC-TV.
  39. 1990 Monday: The Ukraine declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  40. 1994 Saturday: Anna Nicole Smith—a 26-year-old gold-digging slut—marries 89-year-old billionaire, J. Howard Marshall II, much to the horror of his family.
  41. 1999 Friday: John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and her sister Lauren Bessette, died when their single-engine plane piloted by Kennedy, plunged into the Atlantic Ocean near Martha’s Vineyard, Mass.
  42. 2002 Tuesday: The Irish Republican Army issued an unprecedented apology for the deaths of “noncombatants” over 30 years of violence in Northern Ireland.
  43. 2004 Friday: Convicted on a process crime of lying to the FBI about a stock sale, TV icon Martha Stewart received a sentence of five months in prison and five months of home confinement from a federal judge.  What a waste of time. 
  44. 2005 Saturday: “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” by J.K. Rowling, the sixth book in the Harry Potter series, hit bookstore shelves on this date, selling 6.9 million copies on the first day.
  45. 2008 Wednesday: Florida resident Casey Anthony, whose 2-year-old daughter Caylee, had been missing a month, was arrested on suspicion of child neglect, making false official statements, and obstructing a criminal investigation.  Later, a jury acquitted Anthony on charges she murdered her daughter whose skeletal remains were uncovered in December 2008; however, she was convicted of lying to the cops.
  46. 2009 Thursday: The Icelandic Parliament votes to join the European Union.  Elsewhere, in Chicago, Sears Tower was renamed Willis Tower.
  47. 2010 Friday: U.S.-born Muslim Cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is placed upon the U.S. terror blacklist.
  48. 2011 Saturday: The funeral for the final heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungary Empire, Otto von Hapsburg, takes place in Vienna, Austria and is attended by reigning monarchs and the political elite.
  49. 2012 Monday: Jon Lord, the founding member and keyboardist of the English band, Deep Purple[iii], dies at age 71 in London, England, after suffering a pulmonary embolism.   He also played with Whitesnake from 1978-1984.
  50. 2013 Tuesday: In Greece, new austerity measures prompt the unions to call for a general strike.  Meanwhile, far left Democratic-Socialist Senator Ed Markey enters the U.S. Senate on this date representing the state of Massachusetts.
  51. 2014 Wednesday:  The U.S. adds new sanctions against Russia, prohibiting certain Russian international businesses from accessing U.S. capital markets; the move extends previous sanctions targeting specific individuals and their companies.  Elsewhere in Zurich, Switzerland, famed rock-and-roll Texas guitarist, Johnny Winter[iv], died in his hotel room from a combination of emphysema and pneumonia.
  52. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, “Game of Thrones” leads Emmy Award drama nominations with 24, giving network HBO the lead with 124 nominations overall; ABC ranks second with 42 total nominations for this year’s awards, to be held in September. 
  53. 2016 Saturday: GOP presidential nominee Donald J. Trump announces former Rep. and current Indian Governor Mike Pence as his running mate.
  54. 2017 Sunday: The British Broadcasting Corporation- the BBC- announces that actress Jodie Whittaker will be its first ever female Dr. Who. 
  55. 2018 Monday:  Following  the Helsinki summit between President Donald J. Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump appears to accept the word of the Russian thug over that of U.S. intelligence officers and officials that Putin did not interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. [v]. Meanwhile, scientists at the Carnegie Institute of Science announce the discovery of yet a dozen more moons encircling the Solar System’s greatest planet, Jupiter, bringing the number to 79 satellites orbiting the gas giant.
  56. 2019 Tuesday: Former 101st Supreme Court of the United States of America Associate Justice John Paul Stevens died in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl., at the age of 99.  Having suffered a stroke the day before, its complications killed him today.  President Gerald R. Ford nominated Stevens- a Republican (who turned into a hardcore liberal) to fill the seat of Democrat Associate Justice William O. Douglas.  Stevens served from December 17, 1975, to June 29, 2010.  
  57. 2020 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– The Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues causing problems around the world and in the United States.  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 13,654,445 confirmed cases, +272,425, 586,174, +6,136 confirmed deaths, and 7,622,505 confirmed recoveries, +177,206.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 3,533,905 confirmed cases, +50,000, 138,538 confirmed deaths, and 1,026,816 confirmed recoveries. 
  58. 2020 Thursday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 356,178 confirmed cases, 7,345 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 1,292 confirmed cases, 22 confirmed deaths, and 951 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 43,046 confirmed cases, 1,421 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  59. 2020 Thursday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals- Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,734.71, DOWN 135.39 points (0.50%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,473.83, DOWN 76.66 points (0.73%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,215.57, DOWN 10.99 points (0.34%).  Price of GOLD: $1,797.30 per troy oz., -3.00 (-0.17%).  Here is the price of SILVER: $19.52 per troy oz., -0.053 (-0.27%).  Price of PLATINUM: $834.70 per troy oz., -2.30 (-0.27%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.89 per #, -0.007 (-0.24%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $40.73, -0.02 (-0.05%).
  60. 2020 Thursday C: Today is the 49th straight day of rioting and protests in the city of Portland, Oregon.  Mayor Ted Wheeler, Democrat, says federal law enforcement is responsible for the rioting when in truth, it’s the ambivalence of the mayor and his city council that bears full responsibility for the mayhem occurring in the streets of that once beautiful city.  It is high time President Donald J. Trump send in the troops and bring this out-of-control hellhole back into order.  Arrest the mayor, mow down the Antifa thugs.  Bring sanity back NOW!  Meanwhile, national polling averages give “Pro-China Joe” Biden a 14-point lead over President Donald J. Trump.  According to Democrats, Trump is ‘toast’ and might as well resign and go home NOW.
  61. 2020 Thursday D: Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr warns that not only is communist China- the ersatz Maoist nation- but Russia and possibly Kung Flu-devastated Iran are seeking to hack into the United States medical research databanks so they can STEAL our research into a vaccine for the COVID-19, aka Chinese Virus, aka Wuhan Virus, aka Coronavirus, aka Kung Flu, aka Xi Jinping Bat Flu so they can get a vaccine out first.  Folks, if one of these S-hole countries produces a vaccine, don’t take it, it will be like every other ‘medicine’ coming out of the PRC- full of wallboard, toxins, and other harmful-to-human beings’ products.  Made in the USA ONLY!
  62. 2021 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 190,257,296 confirmed cases, +549,956, 4,091,251 confirmed deaths, +8,248 and 173,471,507 confirmed recoveries, +326,292.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,925,998 confirmed cases, UP 79,390 from yesterday’s reporting, 624,600 confirmed deaths, UP 386, [vi] and 29,357,718 confirmed recoveries, UP 15,805.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  63. 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 306,240 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 97,838 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 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: 3,854,339 confirmed cases, 64,085 confirmed deaths, and 2,080,586 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,443,671 confirmed cases, 38,356 confirmed deaths, and 2,258,458 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,966 confirmed cases, 523 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 461,534 confirmed cases, 6,095 confirmed deaths, and 228,379 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Diamond Princess Ship: they have 46 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 46 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  65. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 850,104 confirmed cases, 6,444 confirmed deaths, and 837,394 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Burkina Faso, 150th country on the list: 13,532 cases of the virus, 169 confirmed deaths and 13,339 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  66. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,687.85, DOWN 299.17 points (-0.86%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,427.24, DOWN 115.90 points (-0.86%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,327.16, DOWN 32.87 points (-0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.45 per barrel, -0.36 (-0.50%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -2.50 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $25.70 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.37%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,101.10 per troy oz, -7.40 (-0.67%) while the price of COPPER is $4.31 per pound, -0.02 (-0.39%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,630.91 per troy oz, -100.16 (-3.67%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $19,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (+0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $665,000.00 per troy oz., +10,000.00 (+1.53%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,487.75 per troy oz., -22.75 (-0.91%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000032.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Bolivar Soberano, one greenback equals 3,539,413.14 and in Bosnian Convertible Marka, an American greenback equals 1.66 and in Botswana Pula, one dollar equals 10.96 of theirs. [xiii]        
  67. 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 $4.319 per gallon, $2.998 in Florida, $4.075 in Hawaii, and $3.838 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Northern Marianas: $4.219.  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- Cameroun: $4.308 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,529,753,408,327 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 which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Hong Kong, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Cayman Islands with $223 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, by our count, today is Day No. 115 for the exalted ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka ‘Willie Brown’s Mattress,’ aka the gibbering jackal, aka the screeching screwball, aka the least popular female politician in the country to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border.  It is also Day No. 21 since her one and only visit to the border and since then, she has been seen nowhere near the border.  Meanwhile, the United States is preparing for yet another tidal wave of illegal aliens along the southern border.  (Note- we hope they are laying in minefields, foo gas pits, anti-personnel and anti-vehicle obstacles as well as seeding the desert with rattlesnakes and the Rio Grande with alligator pups and maybe even piranha fish.  We must stop this invasion using any tools we can to defeat it.  How about snipers taking out the human traffickers?
  69. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the statistics for the illegal alien invasion as presented by One America News: (1) Cost this Day of caring for the illegal alien vermin: $506,215,232.  (2) Cost this year of caring for the invaders: $215,300,784,128.  (3) Estimated number of Illegals who have swamped the country just this year: 2,206,660.  Finally, (4) Total Number of Illegals estimated to be in the U.S. (and remember- this is a conservative estimate): 36,206,660.  (Note- since the blog began back in 2009, back then, we estimated the number of illegals to have been around 35-50 million whereas in 2021, we estimate the numbers at or around 75-100 million.  How many of these lowlifes, bottom-feeding riffraff do we have to allow to invade our country and suck its resources dry?).  Rep. Jason Smith, R-MO 8th congressional district, calls for a legal response against the FREEZE on border wall funds.  Amen.   Finally, a federal judge threw out DACA meaning the DREAMERS can be scooped up, locked up, and deported as soon transport becomes available.
  70. 2021 Friday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– The U.S. is slapping new sanctions atop the howling Chi-Coms over their crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong.  Next, Kim Jong Un waddled to the microphones and said that the people of North Korea are joining their Chi-Com, Russian, and Iranian brethren and will stand with the communist government in Havana as it oppresses its people.  In other foreign and overseas news, the investigation into the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise has given us one hard fact: apparently ex-Colombian military personnel are in high demand around the world as mercenaries.
  71. 2021 Friday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams says, ‘avoiding vaccinations and masks is much more dangerous with the Delta variant running amok.’  Uh, okay.  Meanwhile, current U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says that ‘misinformation is slowing the rollout of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccinations.’  Oh, wah, wah, wah.  Those who want them can get them and those who don’t won’t.   Speaking of the Chi-Vi, New York Yankees baseball star Aaron Judge tests positive for the ‘VID.  Elsewhere, Joe Biden said today that SOCIAL MEDIA is ‘killing people via the spread of misinformation’ regarding the vaccines.  Not to be outdone, Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky says, ‘beware the pandemic of the unvaccinated.’
  72. 2021 Friday J: Political News I– Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are set to speak at an event in Iowa this weekend.  Next, Governor Chris Sununu, R-NH, appears as though he will launch a U.S. Senate bid what with his slamming of Senator Maggie Hassan, DS-NH, who should be voted out of office.  Governor Sununu says that Senator Hassan has gone to Washington, D.C., and has forgotten about her voters at home.   Meanwhile, former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says that the infrastructure talks ‘will fall apart’ and that ‘they need to.’
  73. 2021 Friday K: Political News II– Comedian Bill Burr blasts the fake news media for its obsessive Trump coverage.  Next, a Fairfax County, Virginia NAACP vice president and PTA official Michelle Leete says that critics of ‘Criminal Race Theory’ should just die.  Here is what she said: “Let’s deny this off-key band of people that are anti-education, anti-teacher, anti-equity, anti-history, anti-racial … anti-opportunities, anti-help people, anti-diversity, [inaudible], anti-science, anti-change agent, anti-social justice, anti-health care, anti-worker, anti-LGBTQ+, anti-children, anti-health care, anti-worker, anti-environment, anti-admissions policy change, anti-inclusion, anti-live and let live – let them die!”  All of the young tatted-up millennials hooted and cheered following the conclusion of this moron’s statement.  People such as she and they need to have their heads ‘set straight.’
  74. 2021 Friday L: Miscellaneous News I– The Michigan state Senate has passed a bill stripping emergency power from out-of-control Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer cannot veto.  About flipping time.  Next, “America’s Governor” Rudy Giuliani says that ONLY Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio can be blamed for rising crime and prostitution in the Big Apple.’  Meanwhile, a GOP group of senators is demanding an infrastructure bill sans the $3.6 trillion price tag the loony tunes Democrats are demanding.
  75. 2021 Friday M: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Tonight, we have Draw #1677 with a $117 million on the line.   Here are the numbers: 24, 25, 47, 52, 57, and Mega 24.  Out of 57,742 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $31,999.
  76. 2021 Friday N: Folks, stick around to see if Joe Biden is going to help the Cuban people in their bid for freedom or if he is going to continue down the path of oppressing the American people?  Obviously, he won’t provide aid to the Cuban people while here at home, COVID-19 oppression is the rule of the day.
  77. 2022 Saturday:  Let’s see what happens today.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0893 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Palo Verde Blossoms.”  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.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

When a group is as legendary and long-lived as are the Beach Boys, EVERYONE and their brother gets into the act releasing compilation albums.  Thus, we have “I Love You,” released on June 17, 1999, and which contains 20 golden oldies, all concerning love relations between girls and boys as back in the day, the homos kept their business quiet and out of sight.  Released to appear in department stores, gas stations, and second-hand shops, one could pick up a load of tunes for low, low cost, many times in cassette tape form for playing in one’s car’s tape decks and Walkman devices.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your listening pleasure.  We think you will be glad that you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, Mott, the British Lions, 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.

[ii] Not sure when or if we will ever do the music of Loggins and Messina or of each member but if we are still here in 20 years, we most likely will.

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

[iv] We hope to celebrate the music of Johnny Winter and his brother, Edgar, at some point in the next two decades. 

[v] It is important to note that Deep State intelligence officials have been spinning all manner of tales as to Trump and the Russians to the point that everyone is confused, especially if they are inattentive.  As we found out in 2019 when the ‘investigation into Trump-Russian collusion’ led by former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller ended, there was never anything to the story, yet people still believe that Trump colluded with the Russians to beat Hillary
Clinton.  Ask yourselves this: WHO would the Russians have wanted in the White House?  Hillary Clinton or Donald J. Trump?  Truthfully?  The answer is simple.  You know it in your heart.

[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.

191. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2022

1945 Tuesday: German U-Boat U-530 surfaces south of Buenos Aires, Argentina, a submarine that had gone missing after the German surrender. Many believe that high-ranking Nazis may have been aboard the vessel and will soon be sheltered by the Argentinians. Is Adolf Hitler among the passengers? This question will dog humanity for decades to come and will lead to several sightings of the fugitive Fuhrer.

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191. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2022:

Vice President George M. Dallas, U.S. Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert M. Kimmitt; U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson; “The Beatles VI” by the Beatles, Black Sabbath featuring Ronnie James Dio, Chuck Berry, Foghat featuring both Erik Cartwright and Nick Jameson, Gregg Allman and Cher, Moby Grape featuring Jerry Miller, and “(I can’t get no) Satisfaction” by the Rolling Stones:

  1. 983 Thursday: The reign of the 135th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict VII ends on this date.  He first became the guide of ALL CHRISTENDOM around the world sometime in October 974.
  2. 1040 Friday: Lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Murcia, to lower taxes for all subjects.
  3. 1460 Tuesday: During the War of the Roses, Richard of York defeats King Henry VI at Northampton.
  4. 1509 Saturday: Theologian John Calvin, a key figure in the Protestant Reformation, was born in Noyon, Picardy, France.
  5. 1553 Friday: Lady Jane Grey becomes the queen of England.
  6. 1775 Monday: General Horatio Gates issues an order that excludes blacks from the Continental Army.
  7. 1776 Wednesday: The citizens of New York City pull down the statue of Britain’s King George III.
  8. 1778 Friday: In support of the American Revolution, French King Louis XVI declares war on Great Britain.
  9. 1792 Tuesday: Future 11th vice president of the United States—Democrat George M. Dallas 1845-1849—was born on this date.
  10. 1797 Monday: The first U.S. frigate, the USS United States, launches from Philadelphia.
  11. 1821 Tuesday: U.S. troops took possession of Florida following its purchase from Spain.
  12. 1830 Saturday: In Saint Thomas, Danish West Indies, future French Impressionist/Post-Impressionist Camille Pissarro is born.  He would have an illustrious career in fine art until his death at age 73 in Paris, France, on November 13, 1903.
  13. 1850 Wednesday: Vice President Millard Fillmore (Whig) becomes president following President Zachary Taylor’s death at age 65.  President Fillmore would serve from today until March 04, 1853.  
  14. 1862 Thursday: The United States begins construction on the Central Pacific Railroad.
  15. 1866 Tuesday: Edison P. Clark patented his pencil.  
  16. 1890 Thursday: Wyoming becomes the 44th state of the Union, the first with female suffrage.
  17. 1900 Tuesday: The Edison Company registered the trademark saying, “His Master’s Voice” with the U.S. Patent Office.  The logo shows the Victor Recording Company and later RCA Victor, which shows the dog, Nipper, considering the horn of a gramophone machine.
  18. 1913 Thursday: The highest recorded shade temperature was measured in Death Valley at 134 degrees (previously, the highest recorded shade temperature in the world, 136.4 degrees, was said to have occurred in 1922 in present-day Libya, but the accuracy of that reading was disputed in 2012 by the World Meteorological Organization).  Meanwhile, Rumania declares war on Bulgaria.
  19. 1915 Saturday: During World War I, British-South African troops march into German Southwest Africa.  German colonial troops and their Askari troopers continue fighting with tenacity as they attempt to repel the Commonwealth invasion.  Their allies in eastern Africa would be able to exact a greater toll on the Brits and South Africans.
  20. 1919 Thursday: President Woodrow Wilson personally delivered the Treaty of Versailles to the Senate and urged its ratification; however, the Senate rejected it much to his ire.
  21. 1925 Friday: Jury selection took place in Dayton, Tennessee, in the trial of John T. Scopes, charged with violating the law by teaching Darwin’s Theory of Evolution.  The jury convicted him, which caused him to lose his job, but the verdict was overturned on a technicality.  Elsewhere, the Soviet Union established its official news agency—TASS—on this date.
  22. 1928 Tuesday: George Eastman first demonstrated color motion pictures.
  23. 1929 Wednesday: American paper currency was reduced in size as the government began issuing bills that were approximately 25-percent smaller.
  24. 1934 Tuesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt becomes the first sitting president to visit South America by going to Colombia.
  25. 1938 Sunday: Howard Hughes—eccentric billionaire—completed a 91-hour round-the-world airplane trip on this date.  
  26. 1940 Wednesday: During World War II, the Battle of Britain began as Nazi forces began attacking southern England by air; however, the Royal Air Force was ultimately victorious.  The battle would go on for 114 days, however.  Meanwhile, the 54th U.S. Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson assumed his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from today until September 21, 1945.
  27. 1941 Thursday: Eager to join his German ally in crushing the Soviet Union, Il Duce Benito Mussolini sends four divisions of infantry to invade the crusade to crush communism.  Things would not end well for the Italians in the USSR.  Fighting on the Eastern Front continues as the Red Army attempts to stop the Axis juggernaut but simply cannot do it.
  28. 1942 Friday: Future hard rock vocalist Ronnie James Dio—who would play with Elf, Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow[i] and with Black Sabbath[ii]—was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on this date.  Meanwhile, heavy fighting continues in North Africa as Australian troops launch attacks on Italian units.  This forces Field Marshal Erwin Rommel to slow his blitzkrieg advance to rush to their aid.
  29. 1943 Saturday: In the Soviet Union, the Battle of Kursk enters its 6th day, as the Nazis show no desire to call off their attacks on Russian positions.  However, the going is slow for them and in some places, it’s stalled due to stiffening Russian support.  This is the battle that will decide the war in the East.  Elsewhere, in Tacoma, WA, future rock guitarist Jerry Miller of Moby Grape[iii] is born.
  30. 1944 Monday: The fighting on the Eastern Front is not going well.  Various generals are seeking permission from Adolf Hitler in Berlin to withdraw to defensible positions, but approval is not forthcoming.   Eventually, the Germans would be forced into headlong retreat.
  31. 1945 Tuesday: German U-Boat U-530 surfaces south of Buenos Aires, Argentina, a submarine that had gone missing after the German surrender.  Many believe that high-ranking Nazis may have been aboard the vessel and will soon be sheltered by the Argentinians.  Is Adolf Hitler among the passengers?  This question will dog humanity for decades to come and will lead to several sightings of the fugitive Fuhrer.
  32. 1947 Thursday: Arlo Guthrie[iv], son of Woody, and future folk singer like his dad is born in Brooklyn, NY.  
  33. 1949 Sunday: Engineers presented the first practical rectangular television on this date.  The picture tube measured 12 x 16 and sold for $12.00.
  34. 1950 Monday: Erik Cartwright—future slide guitarist with the British rock band, Foghat[v], from 1981-1984 and again from 1986-1993—was born in New York City on this date as was future bassist with the same band—Nick Jameson—who played with Foghat from 1975-76 and again from 1982-83, only he was born in Columbia, Missouri.
  35. 1951 Tuesday: Armistice talks aimed at ending the Korean War began at Kaesong.
  36. 1960 Sunday: Belgium sends troops to the Belgium Congo to dispel uprisings by the natives against foreign rule.
  37. 1962 Tuesday: During a demonstration in Macon, Georgia, Dr. Martin Luther King is arrested along with other demonstrators.  AT&T’s Telstar 1 communications satellite, capable of relaying television signals and telephone calls, was launched by NASA from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
  38. 1965 Saturday: The Rolling Stones[vi] score their first #1 hit with “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”  Meanwhile the Beatles’[vii] latest album, “Beatles VI,” goes #1 and remains there for six weeks.
  39. 1969 Thursday: In Major League Baseball, the National League divided into two baseball divisions.
  40. 1973 Tuesday: Britain granted the Bahamas their independence after ruling them for three centuries.
  41. 1975 Thursday: Ten days after marrying Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band[viii], Cher[ix] files for divorce.
  42. 1979 Tuesday: Rocker Chuck Berry[x] receives 4 months in prison and a fine of $200,000 for income tax evasion. Elsewhere, conductor Arthur Fielder, who had led the Boston Pops orchestra for a half-century, died in Brookline, Mass., at age 84.
  43. 1985 Wednesday: The Greenpeace protest ship Rainbow Warrior was sunk by explosives in Auckland, New Zealand, by French intelligence agents; one scumbag activist lost his life.  Meanwhile, Coca-Cola Company announces it will resume manufacturing and selling its original formula.  Finally, Playboy publishes full frontal nudity photographs of singer Madonna[xi].
  44. 1989 Monday: Mel Blanc, the “man of a thousand voices,” died at age 81.  People around the world knew him for the voices of cartoon characters such as Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, and Porky Pig.
  45. 1991 Wednesday: Boris Yeltsin is sworn in as the first elected president of the new Russian Republic.  Meanwhile, President George H.W. Bush lifted economic sanctions against South Africa, citing its “profound transformation” toward racial equality.
  46. 1994 Sunday: In the first meeting of its kind, Russian President Boris Yeltsin joined leaders of the Group of Seven nations for political talks, following their annual economic summit in Naples, Italy.
  47. 1997 Thursday: RJR Nabisco announces it will replace Joe Camel in cigarette advertisements.  Elsewhere, scientists in London said DNA from a Neanderthal skeleton supported a theory that all humanity descended from an “African Eve” 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.
  48. 1999 Saturday: The U.S. women’s soccer team won the World Cup, beating China 5-4 on penalty kicks after 120 minutes of scoreless play at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
  49. 2002 Wednesday: The House approved, 310-113, a measure to allow airline pilots to carry guns in the cockpit to defend their planes against terrorists and President George W. Bush eventually signed it into law.
  50. 2004 Saturday: In his weekly radio address, President George W. Bush said that legalizing gay marriage would redefine the most fundamental institution of civilization, and that a constitutional amendment was necessary to protect traditional marriage.
  51. 2005 Sunday: Luxembourg accepts a referendum on the European Union Constitution.  Meanwhile, Taliban terrorists behead 10 captured Afghan soldiers in the hellhole of the Central Asian country.
  52. 2006 Monday: The defense team in the trial of deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein begins presenting their case today.  Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert singles out the European Union for remaining mum on the daily rocket attacks coming out of Gaza into Israel.  (Note- the EU is cowardly when it comes to jihad).
  53. 2006 Monday A: The 73.1st Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert M. Kimmitt stepped down from office on this date and his replacement- the 74th U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson- assumed office.  A Republican, Acting Secretary Kimmitt served under President George W. Bush from June 30, 2006, until today.  As for Secretary Paulson, also a Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from today until January 20, 2009.
  54. 2007 Tuesday: In ever-peaceful Baghdad, mortar attacks from jihadists lob shells into the Green Zone killing at least 23 people.  Elsewhere, in communist China, the government executes the former head of the State Food and Drug Association Zhen Xiaoyu for corruption.
  55. 2008 Thursday: The Chi-Coms claim to have foiled a jihadist plot from Xinjiang province that was to be carried out against the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.  Wow.  You go, Chi-Coms, you go.  Anything to tar and feather the Uighurs.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warns Tehran that it should have no doubts as to whether the U.S. will defend its allies…including Israel…from their terrorist attacks.
  56. 2009 Friday: General Motors completed an unusually quick exit from bankruptcy protection with promises of making money and building cars people would eagerly buy instead of models they don’t want.  Elsewhere, in Myanmar, after a six-week break, the trial of General Secretary Aung San Suu Kyi of the National League for Democracy resumes.  The military junta hates this brave woman.
  57. 2010 Saturday: An ‘aid ship’ carrying ‘relief supplies’ to the denizens of the Gaza Strip is forced to head south to Egypt as Israel intensified its pressure against those seeking to run its blockade of the Gaza Strip.  Meanwhile, in the Knesset, a new bill is introduced by Israeli lawmakers that will force Haredi Jewish schools to teach core subjects such as science, math, technology, English, and other important subjects or lose their funding.
  58. 2011 Sunday: Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard announces plans to slapping a carbon tax onto the citizens of her country.  How nice.  The Green Meanies strike again.  Elsewhere, pro-Palestinian thugs commence a week of protests in the West Bank against Israel.
  59. 2012 Tuesday: Always in search of new members (and to tweak the noses of the Catholics), the U.S. Episcopalian Church announces that its bishops have approved new rites for the blessings of gay marriages.  Oh, goody.  At one time, the gays said, “All we want is civil unions.”  Then, all of a sudden it was homosexual marriage.  They wanted nothing else.  We predict that within a decade they will pushing trannys, furries, pedophiles, and multiple-partner marriages.  You heard it here, first, and it’s all because these groups have LOTS of money which the Democrats covet.
  60. 2013 Wednesday: Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev appears for the first time in court since his arrest on April 19; he pleads guilty to 30 charges including using a weapon of mass destruction.   Elsewhere, famed Russian pro-democracy freedom fighter Alexei Navalny and Vladimir Putin’s worst nightmare registers to stand for the mayorship of Moscow in September’s elections.  Meanwhile, in communist China’s Sichuan province, a rain-triggered mudslide buries between 30 to 40 poor souls.
  61. 2014 Thursday: Labor unions of workers in the public sector went on strike across the U.K. to protest wage increases below the rate of inflation; unions claim that over one million workers participated.  Elsewhere, the BBC reports that Hamas trash circulating photos of ‘Israeli atrocities on innocent Palestinian denizens of the Gaza Strip’ are actually photos collected from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, many of them as old as five years.  Once again, you see the depths to which, these scumbags will go to tarnish the reputations of the Israelis.  Shame on them.
  62. 2015 Friday: After a state law enacted its removal, the state of South Carolina removes the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds.  Many see the flag as racist and following the assault on the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church that saw nine parishioners murdered by a white racist, the state had had enough.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Department of State blasts Thailand for its decision to deport a bunch of Uighur Muslims back to Xinjiang Province where the Chi-Coms are running amok in their persecutions of Muslims and other ethnic and religious minorities.
  63. 2016 Sunday: Due to the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by white cops in two separate incidents, racial unrest, protest marches, riots, and other social upheaval continue.  Both men were shot while complying with the commands of law enforcement.  Meanwhile, Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton announces that she favors adding a ‘public option’ to Obamacare.  Elsewhere, Hamza bin Laden, son of jihadist Osama bin Laden, says a ‘genocide’ is coming to the U.S. due to the Obama administration whacking the elder POS.  Finally, allegations of sexual misconduct continue to mount against Fox News Channel’s Roger Ailes.
  64. 2017 Monday: Famed ‘transgender rights activist’ Betty Dukes dies at age 67.  As an American employee of Walmart, she fought against discrimination case against trannys in 2001, Betty Dukes v. Walmart.  Elsewhere, the government of Iraq announces that the final positions of ISIS thugs in Mosul have been conquered and the scumbag jihadists either captured or killed.  Meanwhile, doctors in communist China report that Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo is in ‘grave, grave condition.’  Yup, most likely because YOU put him there.
  65. 2018 Tuesday: The rescue of the trapped boys and their coach in the caves at Tham Luong Nang Non ends as rescuers bring out the final four boys and their coach.  During the rescue attempt, one Thai military diver died.  Elsewhere, reformers in Iran take to the streets after IRIB TV-1 shows a film of young Iranian social media users tearfully apologizing and begging for forgiveness from the morality thug police appears.  What were the young people’s crimes?  They were promoting some dance moves.  Shame on them!
  66. 2019 Wednesday: After cables between the British Embassy in Washington, D.C. and London suddenly appear in the news, cables in which, the British ambassador to the U.S. Sir Kim Darroch lambastes President Donald J. Trump for being ‘inept,’ among other things, the ambassador returns home in shame.  Speaking of the Brits, however, they have problems in the Persian Gulf as three IRGC swift boats attempt to commandeer a British oil tanker, the British Heritage.  However, a Royal Navy vessel, the HMS Montrose, warns the Iranian scum away from the tanker and thus they vacate as fast as their engines can propel them.  You should have sunk the maggots.
  67. 2020 Friday: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, aka CBP, reports that arrests of illegal aliens along the open parts of the U.S. southern border with Mexico were up 40% in June.  We say, “Build the wall and deport them all.”  Meanwhile average polling of the presidential matchup shows that “Pro-China Joe” Biden is leading President Donald J. Trump by 49.6% to 40.8%.  Finally, tropical storm Fay threatens to hammer New York City.   Perhaps if it slams the city, there won’t be as much violence this weekend as there was last week.
  68. 2020 Friday A: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 12,373,722 confirmed cases, UP by 305,688 cases, 556,863 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,704 deaths, and 6,786,196 confirmed recoveries, UP by 135,336 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,215,074 confirmed cases, UP by 105,574 new cases, 135,709 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,418 new deaths, and 955,238 confirmed recoveries, UP by 18,989 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).   
  69. 2020 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 296,499 confirmed cases, 6,711 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,130 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 840 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 38,581 confirmed cases, 1,409 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 400,299 confirmed number of cases (number is DOWN from several days ago something is going on), 24,959 confirmed number of deaths (this number has gone down from last week, too, so something is up), and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the numbers you murdering f**k!  YOU sent Xi Jinping Bat Flu-infected patients into rest homes where people were the most vulnerable and KILLED THEM.    
  70. 2020 Friday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,075.30, UP 369.21 points (1.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,617.44, UP 69.69 points (0.66%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,185.04, UP 32.99 points (1.05%).  The price of GOLD is $1,801.80 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $19.08 per troy ounce, +0.027 (+0.145%).  The price of PLATINUM is $841.50 per troy oz, -4.40 (-0.452) while the price of COPPER is $2.91 per pound, +0.0155 (-0.53%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.62 per barrel, +0.07 (+0.17%).
  71. 2020 Friday D: Less than a week before Roger Stone was to report to federal prison to serve his 3.5-year-stretch for being a friend of the commander-in-chief, President Donald J. Trump commuted his sentence to time served which drove the insane leftists berserk.  Meanwhile, the CEO of Goya Foods. Robert Unanue says he won’t back down upon having been at the White House the day prior and complimented the president on a job well done.  Good for you!
  72. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 187,188,248 confirmed cases, +366,661, 4,040,987 confirmed deaths, +6,599 and 171,108,101 confirmed recoveries, +230,606.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,723,547 confirmed cases, UP 16,178 from yesterday’s reporting, 622,810 confirmed deaths, UP 145, [xii] and 29,233,712 confirmed recoveries, UP 11,765.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiii]  
  73. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 304,450 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 154,745 deaths  
  74. 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: 3,833,158 confirmed cases, 63,876 confirmed deaths, and 2,078,443 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,406,727 confirmed cases, 38,157 confirmed deaths, and 2,240,417 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,265 confirmed cases, 519 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 457,381 confirmed cases, 6,052 confirmed deaths, and 227,404 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the U.S. military: they have 304,773 confirmed cases, 357 confirmed deaths, and 296,185 confirmed recoveries. [xiv]    
  75. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 845,767 confirmed cases, 6,435 confirmed deaths, and 835,268 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Mali, 144th country on the list: 14,457 cases of the virus, 528 confirmed deaths and 10,092 confirmed recoveries. [xv]     
  76. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,870.16, UP 448.23 points (+1.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,701.92, UP 142.13 points (+0.98%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,369.55, UP 48.73 points (+1.13%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.63 per barrel, +0.07 (+0.09%).  The price of GOLD is $1,808.60 per troy oz., -2.00 (-0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $26.19 per troy ounce, -0.05 (-0.19%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,098.90 per troy oz, +3.20 (+0.29%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, -0.00 (-0.08%). [xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,809.34 per troy oz, +3.55 (+0.13%). [xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,300.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-3.17%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,495.75 per troy oz., +43.50 (+1.77%). [xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  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 19.85.     In Zambian Kwacha, one greenback equals 22.64 and in Zimbabwean Dollar, a buck equals 322.00 and in Afghan Afghani, one dollar equals 81.73 of theirs. [xix]        
  77. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.311 per gallon, $3.009 in Florida, $4.048 in Hawaii, and $3.828 in Washington state. [xx]    Let’s look at one other location- Wisconsin: $2.970.  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- Ivory Coast: $4.210 per U.S. Gallon. [xxi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,506,094,235,480 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 Luxembourg, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Brazil with $258 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  78. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By the count of the AICPENDBLOG.COM, today is Day No. 109 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the unfolding border calamity and her 15th day since her first and only visit to the border.  Has she done anything?  Nope.  We’ve seen nothing.  Meanwhile, One America News presented the daily cost of the illegal alien invasion as well as the conservative estimate of the numbers of illegals.  Are you ready?  Here we go: (1) Total Cost this Day of caring for the infestation of invaders: $585,654,656.  Imagine what that money could do for the homeless, the addicted, wounded veterans, and Americans devastated by harsh Chi-Vi lockdowns?  It would be transformational.  Next, (2) Total Cost of caring for the detritus of the Third World this year: $208,804,888,576.  Moving on, (3) Estimated number of illegals who have entered the United States this year: 2,140,083.  Finally, (4) CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens running amok in the United States: 36,140,084. [xxiii] (Sources for OAN: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  79. 2021 Saturday G: Political News I– Esteemed legal scholar Dr. Alan Dershowitz says that the Big Tech case will frame the law moving forward for the 21st century.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump calls on Senate Republicans to stop negotiating on infrastructure.  Amen.  It’s a Trojan horse.   Elsewhere, in Charlottesville, Virginia, statues of Confederate icons Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson are being removed today.  How sad.  Meanwhile, new reports suggest that female staffers on Capitol Hill are still lagging behind their male counterparts when it comes to salaries.  Democrats- aren’t YOU in charge?
  80. 2021 Saturday H: Political News II– In other news, ramshackle Joe Biden continues taking flak over his plan to send the Joestapo door to door to check on people’s vaccination status.  Wow.  Add to that the fact that he cannot even remember the name of his own, hand-picked Health and Human Services secretary (and California’s shame) Xavier Becerra and one can see disaster unfolding.  Besides, Secretary Becerra is taking all kinds of heat for suggesting the government has the RIGHT TO KNOW the vaccine status of ALL U.S. citizens while not giving a flying f**k about the illegal aliens the administration is distributing around the country.
  81. 2021 Saturday I: Political News III– Illinois is becoming the first state to order teaching of Asian-American history to all students.  Oh, boy, do some chest-thumping there, Governor J.B. Pritzker!  In other news, fencing around Capitol Hill reportedly is coming down six months after the Democrats’ FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021.   Elsewhere, a judge blocks Tennessee’s new law requiring public bathrooms to post notices regarding trannys entering them.  Now, the notices cannot appear as it’s somehow discriminatory against confused individuals believing themselves to be something they are NOT.  Finally, a growing number of Democrats are growing fearful that their party has become too WOKE.  (Note- you can add me to the list- Chef Bea O’Malley).
  82. 2021 Saturday J: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– Tonight, we have Super Lotto and Powerball.  The Super Lotto Draw #3576 has a $62 million pot on the line.  The Powerball Draw #862 has a $127 million pot on the line.  Stick around and find out the results for both.  Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw: 09, 11, 15, 27, 30, and Mega 25.  Out of 136,746 winning tickets, the highest winners were ONE person who had FIVE NUMBERS plus the Mega for a prize of $62,000,000.  That ticket was sold at Tori Liquor in Van Nuys, CA 91405. Two other winners had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $24,559 apiece.  These two tickets were sold at two different 7-Eleven stores, one in Atwater, CA 95301 and the other at the San Ysidro, CA 92173.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball: 01, 05, 29, 54, 62, and Power 03.  Out of 62,489 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $21,875.
  83. 2022 Sunday: Stick around and discover the truth along with us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0887 a 16” x 12” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “South Branch American River.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next compilation of the Beach Boys- “California Girls”- came out on December 12, 1997, definitely in time for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa holiday season.  This album contains 19 older tunes culled from the group’s earlier career PLUS the hit from the movie, “Cocktail,” “Kokomo.”  If you have yet to introduce the music of this amazing group’s music to your ears, well, this is the way in which one can do it.  Mostly available at Discogs- among other second-hand-seller sites- you can seek it out there and see if it’s something you want to add to your music collections.  We think you will enjoy this album if you are a diehard collector of the Beach Boys’ music.  Seek it out and enjoy.

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

[ii] We hope to offer the music of Black Sabbath, as well as Ozzy Osbourne, sometime in the next decade.

[iii] 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.

[iv] Not clear as to when we will promote the music of Arlo Guthrie or his Red Communist pop, Woody.  If we begin promoting the music of communists, you will know we sold our souls for communist rock-and-roll.

[v] We began promoting the music of Foghat, one of the all-time greatest rock bands to explode out of England, beginning on Monday, 18-February-2018 through Monday, 19-March-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this celebrated group out by checking out the blog posts on those dates.

[vi] 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.  

[vii] 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 “Beatles VI” album appeared on Monday, 14-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[viii] We hope to begin promoting the music of the Allman Brothers Band and their spin-off projects sometime within the next eight years.  We hope you will be here when we do because they are a band worthy of investigation by the readership- you will be glad you did.

[ix] At some point, we will do the music of the Mamas and the Papas the same time we do the music of Sonny & Cher.  We hope you will continue awaiting that glorious day.

[x] Sometime within the next decade, we hope to present the music of classic rockers Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, and numerous others.  We know you will enjoy the presentation so please; remain vigilant for the day we do.

[xi] BFD.  We will NEVER promote the music of this whore.

[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] Our original blog began back in 2009 and by 2010- when we realized the Chi-Coms were spying on us at the Choseit.com blogsite, we went to Google in late summer 2010 and we estimated then that the numbers of illegal aliens in the country was then between 35-50 million.  Now, we believe the numbers of illegal aliens running amok in our great country is between 75-100 million.  What other country would not respond militarily to an invasion such as this?  We believe that we must lay in minefields along the entire southern border, that we must build anti-personnel, anti-vehicular, and anti-vessel traps, we also must lay in foo gas pits, barbed wire, seed the area with rattlesnakes and alligator pups, put in snipers to shoot the traffickers through their heads as they ply the waters of the Rio Grande.  We believe we must imprison every U.S. citizen caught helping illegal aliens for 20 years to start. We must heavily tax all monies flowing out of the U.S. at between 90-95-percent and we believe we must send employers and landlords to prison for helping illegal aliens.  It is rapidly becoming us or them.  -Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

190. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 09, 2022

2018 Monday: President Donald J. Trump announces his second pick for the U.S. Supreme Court: Brett Kavanaugh. In order to take the seat of his mentor, Justice Anthony Kennedy, Kavanaugh would have to undergo one of the most grueling confirmation processes heretofore seen in recent times in this country. Eventually, he would persevere but the Democrats in the U.S. Senate did everything imaginable to destroy this excellent jurist. God bless you, Justice Kavanaugh.

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190. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 09, 2022:

President Zachary Taylor; Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Earl Warren; Associate Supreme Court Justices William R. Day and Benjamin N. Cardozo; U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld; U.S. Interior Secretaries Thomas McKean Thompson McKennan, William Freeman Vilas, and Richard A. Ballinger; U.S. Secretary of State William R. Day; U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham; AC/DC featuring Bon Scott, “Rock-around-the-Clock” by Bill Haley and the Comets, the Grateful Dead featuring Jerry Garcia, the Jacksons, the Jimi Hendrix Experience featuring Mitch Mitchell, and Paul McCartney and Wings:

  1. 983 Thursday: The reign of the 135th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict VII ends on this date.  He first became the guide of ALL CHRISTENDOM around the world sometime in October 974.
  2. 1401 Thursday: Mongol monarch Tamerlane destroys the city of Baghdad.  Given an opportunity to surrender and to become part of the Mongol empire, the leaders of the city laughed in the faces of the emissaries which led to dreadful things happening to the survivors of the assault on the city.  The Iraqis banked on their walls and on the mighty river flowing by the wall but with summer at full swing and the Tigris River at low ebb, there was no stopping Tamerlane’s assault.  Heads would roll.  BIG TIME.
  3. 1540 Tuesday: England’s King Henry VIII had his 6-month-old marriage to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves, annulled.
  4. 1775 Sunday: British General Edward Braddock was mortally wounded as his troops suffered a massive defeat during the French and Indian War; he died four days later.
  5. 1776 Tuesday: The Declaration of Independence was read aloud to General George Washington’s troops in New York.
  6. 1789 Thursday: In Versailles, the French National Assembly declared itself the Constituent Assembly and began preparing a French constitution.
  7. 1792 Monday: S. L. Mitchell of Columbia College in New York City became the first Professor of Agriculture.
  8. 1808 Saturday: Samuel Parker patented the leather-splitting machine.
  9. 1816 Tuesday: Argentina declared independence from Spain.
  10. 1840 Thursday: In Chelsea, Vermont, future 17th U.S. Interior Secretary William Freeman Vilas is born.  A future Democrat, Secretary Vilas would serve under President Grover Cleveland from January 16, 1888, to March 06, 1889.
  11. 1847 Friday: The state of New Hampshire established a 10-hour workday for workers.
  12. 1850 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 12th president of the United States, Zachary Taylor (Whig), died after serving only 16 months of his term; he was succeeded by Millard Fillmore (Whig). 
  13. 1852 Friday: In Reading, Pennsylvania, the 2nd U.S. Interior Secretary Thomas McKean Thompson McKennan died at age 58.  A Whig, he served under President Millard Fillmore from August 15, 1850, to August 26, 1850.
  14. 1858 Friday: In Boone, Iowa, future 24th U.S. Interior Secretary Richard A. Ballinger is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Ballinger would serve under President William Howard Taft from March 06, 1909, to March 12, 1911.
  15. 1864 Saturday: At the Civil War Battle of Monocracy, Maryland, the Confederates claim victory.  Union losses are as high as 1,959 whereas Confederate forces lose about 400 men.
  16. 1868 Thursday: Ratification of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution on this date.  The amendment aimed to grant citizenship to and protect the civil liberties of recently freed slaves.  It did this by prohibiting states from denying or abridging the privileges or immunities of U.S. citizens, depriving any person of his life, liberty, or property without due process of law, or denying to any person within their authority of equal protection under the laws.  Nowadays, the Democrats use it to make the offspring of every illegal alien born within the United States an immediate citizen—bullshit!
  17. 1872 Tuesday: John F. Blondel patented the doughnut cutter.
  18. 1877 Monday: Alexander Graham Bell, Gardiner Greene Hubbard, Thomas Sanders, and Thomas Watson formed the Bell Telephone Company.
  19. 1878 Tuesday: Henry Tibbe patented the corncob pipe.  
  20. 1900 Monday: An act of the British Parliament establishes the Commonwealth of Australia, which united separate colonies under a federal government.
  21. 1915 Friday: During World War I, the Kaiser’s shrinking overseas empire becomes smaller as the German government in Southwest Africa surrenders the colony to the South Africans.
  22. 1918 Tuesday: 101 people lost their lives in a train collision in Nashville, Tennessee.  Elsewhere in the nation, the Congress established the Distinguished Service Cross.
  23. 1923 Monday: The 59th United States Supreme Court Associate Justice William R. Day, Republican, died on this date in Mackinac, Michigan, on this date.  President Theodore Roosevelt nominated Day to fill the seat of Associate Justice George Shiras Jr., Republican.  Day served from December 23, 1903, to November 13, 1922.  Prior to serving on the nation’s highest court, Day served the nation as its 36th U.S. Secretary of State. In this capacity, he served under President William McKinley from April 28, 1898, to September 16, 1898, and then went on to serve on federal courts and eventually on SCOTUS.
  24. 1932 Saturday: In Chicago, Illinois, future 13th and 21st U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is born.  A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from November 20, 1975, to January 20, 1977, and then Served under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, to December 18, 2006.
  25. 1934 Monday: SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler takes control of the Nazi concentration camp system throughout Germany.
  26. 1937 Friday: A fire at 20th Century Fox’s film storage facility in Little Ferry, N.J., destroyed most of the studio’s silent films on this date.
  27. 1938 Saturday: The 75th Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin Cardozo died in Port Chester, New York, at age 68.   President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., a Republican.  Cardozo served from March 02, 1932, to July 09, 1938.
  28. 1943 Friday: During World War II, the Allies launched their invasion of Sicily, with nighttime landings of American and England troops; a full-scale incursion by seas began in the small hours of July 10.  More than a month later, the Allies secured the island from the Axis troops.  Meanwhile on the fifth day of the greatest tank-and-airplane battle at the Soviet city of Kursk, the Germans make some gains and capture another town.  
  29. 1944 Sunday: During the second performance of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus at Hartford, Connecticut, the world’s largest circus tent catches on fire, which results in 168 deaths and many more injured.  Meanwhile, after horrendous fighting and loads of casualties, the United States secures the Japanese island of Saipan.
  30. 1946 Tuesday: In Ealing, Middlesex, England, Mitch Mitchell, future drummer of the Jimi Hendrix Experience[i], is born on this date.  Elsewhere, future vocalist for the Australian rock band, AC/DC [ii], Bon Scott, is born in Forfar, Angus, Scotland.
  31. 1947 Wednesday: The British government announces the engagement of Princess Elizabeth to Lt. Philip Mountbatten.
  32. 1951 Monday: President Harry S. Truman formally asks the U.S. Congress to end the State of War with Germany.
  33. 1953 Thursday: New York Airways began the first commuter service by helicopter.
  34. 1955 Saturday: In Central, South Carolina, future GOP senator from the Palmetto State- Lindsey Graham- is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2003.  Bill Haley and the Comets[iii]’ “Rock-around-the-Clock” hits #1 on the Top 100 charts.
  35. 1956 Monday: Dick Clark makes his first appearance as host of American Bandstand.
  36. 1962 Monday: In Los Angeles, California, at the Ferus Art Gallery, Andy Warhol’s exhibit of 32 paintings of Campbell’s soup cans debuted.
  37. 1968 Tuesday: The first indoor All-Star baseball game occurred at the Houston Astrodome.
  38. 1971 Friday: The United States turns over responsibility for the Demilitarized Zone to South Vietnam.  
  39. 1972 Sunday: Paul McCartney and Wings[iv] launch their first tour in France.
  40. 1974 Tuesday: Former United States Supreme Court 14th (and 88th overall justice) Chief Justice Earl Warren died in Washington at age 83.  Earl Warren began life as a Republican and then became a Democrat.  President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Warren to fill the seat of Associate Justice Fred M. Vinson.  Warren served 10-05-1953 to 06-23-1969.
  41. 1976 Friday: Uganda asks the United Nations to condemn the recent hostage rescue raid on Entebbe Airport in the nation’s capital conducted by the Israelis.
  42. 1978 Sunday: Nearly 100,000 marchers head to Washington, D.C., in support of the Equal Rights Amendment.
  43. 1981 Thursday: The Jacksons[v] launch a 36-city tour.
  44. 1982 Friday: Pan Am Flight 757, a Boeing 727, crashed in Kenner, La., shortly after takeoff from New Orleans International Airport killing all 145 aboard and eight people on the ground.
  45. 1986 Wednesday: The Attorney General’s Commission on Pornography released the final draft of its report, which linked hard-core porn to sex crimes.  
  46. 1987 Thursday: During the Iran-Contra Affair, Lt. Colonel Oliver North admits to shredding of sensitive documents.
  47. 1988 Saturday: Nolan Ryan is the 7th Major League pitcher to win 100 games on two teams as the Houston Astros beat the New York Mets, 6-3.
  48. 1991 Tuesday: South Africa is readmitted to participate in the International Olympics Games.
  49. 1992 Thursday: Democrat Bill Clinton tapped U.S. Senator Al Gore of Tennessee to be his running mate.  Meanwhile, CBS News commentator Eric Sevareid died in Washington, DC, at age 79.
  50. 1995 Sunday: Jerry Garcia performed for the final time as front man for the Grateful Dead[vi] during a concert at Chicago’s Soldier Field.  He died a month later.
  51. 1997 Wednesday: For biting off a portion of Evander Holyfield’s ear during a boxing match, heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson is banned from the sport for the rest of his life.  Ah, come on, it was an exciting moment in the history of the scientific sport.
  52. 2001 Monday: A divided court in Chile ruled that General Augusto Pinochet could not be tried on human rights charges because of his deteriorating health and mental condition, a ruling that effectively brought the 85-year-old dictator’s legal troubles to an end.
  53. 2005 Saturday: Danny Way, a daredevil skateboarder, rolled won a large ramp and jumped across the Great Wall of China.  He was the first person to clear the wall without motorized aid.
  54. 2006 Sunday: Italy wins the World Cup by beating France 5-3.
  55. 2009 Thursday: The Group of Eight industrialized nations opened their summit in L’Aquila, Italy, to Group of Five developing countries Brazil, communist China, India, Mexico, and South Africa, as well as Egypt.  Meanwhile, Michael Phelps broke the then-world record in the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships in Indianapolis, swimming the two-lap final in 50.22 seconds.
  56. 2011 Saturday: After winning secession from the Sudan, South Sudan becomes an independent state.
  57. 2012 Monday: Venezuelan thug-dictator Hugo Chavez announces he has recovered from pelvic cancer.  He would die anyway thanks to shoddy work from his Cuban ‘physicians.’  (Note- the communist thug should have come to the United States for medical treatment.  They ALL do).
  58. 2013 Tuesday:  Despite concerns that Greece’s government is reforming too slowly, European Commission, the European Central Bank and the IMF gives Greece an additional 6.2 billion Euros.
  59. 2014 Wednesday:  Ray Nagin, the mayor of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, is found guilty of bribery and corruption charges; Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
  60. 2015 Thursday:  During his visit to Bolivia, Pope Francis asks forgiveness for the Catholic Church for its mistreatment of the indigenous population of the Americas during their conquest by Europeans.  Thanks, Frank.  Meanwhile, the South Carolina House of Representatives approved taking the Confederate flag down from the Capitol grounds.  The next day, state workers removed the flag and relocated it to a state military museum.
  61. 2016 Saturday: At age 77, British poet and novelist Robert Nye dies.  He published his first book of poetry in 1961 and his first novel in 1967.  His final book of poetry came out in 2012 while his last novel came out about 14 years earlier, in 1998. 
  62. 2017 Sunday: Following a grueling battle for the Iraqi city of Mosul, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi proclaims VICTORY over the jihadist scum, ISIS.   Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands protest the Turkish government, another despotic, Islamist thug, in Istanbul. 
  63. 2018 Monday:  President Donald J. Trump announces his second pick for the U.S. Supreme Court: Brett Kavanaugh.  In order to take the seat of his mentor, Justice Anthony Kennedy, Kavanaugh would have to undergo one of the most grueling confirmation processes heretofore seen in recent times in this country.  Eventually, he would persevere, but the Democrats in the U.S. Senate did everything imaginable to destroy this excellent jurist.  God bless you, Justice Kavanaugh.
  64. 2019 Tuesday:  The MPs of Northern Ireland vote to expand LGBTQIA+ rights as well as increase the availability of abortion throughout the predominantly Protestant piece of the UK to bring it into line with not only the United Kingdom but the European Union as well.  Sad.
  65. 2020 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: Here are today’s stats for communist China’s gift to the world, Xi Jinping’s Bat Flu, aka COVID-19, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Chinese Wuhan Virus Crisis, first the planet: 12,068,034 confirmed cases, UP 157814 new cases, 550,159 confirmed deaths, UP 3,841, and 6,611,524 confirmed recoveries, UP 105,116.  Next, here are the numbers for the United States: 3,165,058 confirmed cases, UP 61,791, 135,094 confirmed deaths, UP 878, and 951,053 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,624.    
  66. 2020 Thursday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day uses chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 296,499 confirmed cases, 6,711 confirmed deaths, and once again, Gov. Gavin Newsom shares NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the numbers for the Aloha State: 1,094 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 811 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the numbers for the Evergreen State (a place we call the “Ever-Red State” because of its communist politics): 38,517 confirmed cases, 1,394 confirmed deaths, and like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
  67. 2020 Thursday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: Here are today’s Stock Market numbers: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,706.09 DOWN 361.19 points (1.39%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 10,547.75, UP 55.25 points (0.53%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,152.05, DOWN 17.89 points (0.56%).  Here is the price for GOLD: $1,808.20 per troy oz, +4.40 (+0.24%).  Next, the price of SILVER: $19.02 per troy oz., +0.058 (+0.31%).  Here is the price for PLATINUM: $852.50, +5.60 (+0.66%).  Here is today’s price for COPPER: $2.84 per #, +0.004 (+0.14%).  Finally, here is the price for Light Sweet Crude Oil: $39.59 per barrel, -0.03 (-0.08%).
  68. 2020 Thursday C: On the final day of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term, the high court handed down two decisions, both regarding President Donald J. Trump.  First, in Trump v. Vance (Manhattan D.A. Cyrus Vance Jr., a real Trump hater), the court ruled that the president does not have absolute immunity from all lawsuits, all nine justices agreeing on this point.  However, it was not an immediate win for D.A. Vance as he cannot see the tax documents he has been trying to see because it’s a political witch hunt sans any real need to see the tax returns.  In Trump v. Mazars, the court handed the president a tactical victory in that the House committee seeking to see his tax returns cannot go on a fishing expedition and must have a reason as to WHY they must see his tax returns.  We shall see with what the maggots in the House produce.  
  69. 2020 Thursday D: Meanwhile, U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan won’t let go of the now-destroyed case against Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn in that he is asking the federal appellate court to give the case another look.  WTF?  The Justice Dept. and federal prosecutors said to DROP the case because of the illegalities employed by the prosecution against the former national security advisor yet the crazed Judge Sullivan won’t let it go.  The guy is cruising for a future impeachment. 
  70. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 186,796,737 confirmed cases, +490,353, 4,034,388 confirmed deaths, +8,623 and 170,860,616 confirmed recoveries, +405,277.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,707,369 confirmed cases, UP 30,476 from yesterday’s reporting, 622,665 confirmed deaths, UP 452, [vii] and 29,221,947 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,753.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]  
  71. 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 304,305 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 154,890 deaths  
  72. 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: 3,831,120 confirmed cases, 63,869 confirmed deaths, and 2,078,140 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,400,937 confirmed cases, 38,132 confirmed deaths, and 2,237,268 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,265 confirmed cases, 519 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 456,938 confirmed cases, 6,041 confirmed deaths, and 227,331 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., American Samoa: they have 4 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 4 confirmed recoveries. [ix]    
  73. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 845,379 confirmed cases, 6,434 confirmed deaths, and 834,998 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Somalia, 143rd country on the list: 14,995 cases of the virus, 775 confirmed deaths and 7,252 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  74. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,870.16, UP 448.23 points (+1.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,701.92, UP 142.13 points (+0.98%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,369.55, UP 48.73 points (+1.13%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.63 per barrel, +0.07 (+0.09%).  The price of GOLD is $1,808.60 per troy oz., -2.00 (-0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $26.19 per troy ounce, -0.05 (-0.19%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,098.90 per troy oz, +3.20 (+0.29%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, -0.00 (-0.08%). [xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,809.34 per troy oz, +3.55 (+0.13%). [xii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,300.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-3.17%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,495.75 per troy oz., +43.50 (+1.77%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  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 19.85.     In Vietnamese Dong, one greenback equals 23,000.00 and in West African CFA Franc, a buck equals 552.25 and in Yemeni Rial, one dollar equals 246.65 of theirs. [xiv]        
  75. 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 $4.308 per gallon, $3.012 in Florida, $4.040 in Hawaii, and $3.827 in Washington state. [xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Vermont: $3.046.  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- Burkina Faso: $4.210 per U.S. Gallon. [xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,502,613,982,101 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 Ireland, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Luxembourg with $288 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  76. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Here we are, Day No. 170 for the Biden regime to have usurped power from the rightful president of the United States, Donald J. Trump.  Anyhow, today is Day No. 108 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s mattress, aka the gibbering jackal, aka the screeching banshee, aka the tittering orangutan to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border.  Today is also 14 days since her first and last visit to the border and we don’t expect to see her back at the border until President Donald J. Trump visits the region again.
  77. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Next, here are the stats for the illegal alien calamity for which the Biden regime bears 150-percent responsibility as presented by One America News channel: (1) Total Cost this Day of caring for the riffraff crossing the southern border: $570,053,440.  Next, here are the costs of caring for the tidal wave of illegal aliens this year (2): $207,693,398,016.  Next, (3) this is the number of illegal aliens who have crossed the border this year: 2,128,691.  Finally, (4) Total Number of illegal aliens estimated to be roaming the country: 36,128,692.  Note- this is a conservative effort as we at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day have as far back as 2009 when our blog underwent founding believe the number then was between 35-50 million.  Now, we believe the truer number of illegal aliens lurking in America’s shadows is closer to 75-100 million.  Time to round them up and to begin deporting this human fecal matter back to whence they came.   If we want to keep the brats, let’s put them into military academies and then use them to fight Third World regime change wars.
  78. 2021 Friday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Following the brutal assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, at least two Americans are among the 17 suspected assassins scooped up by Haitian law enforcement.  Meanwhile, as things continue going from bad to worse as they normally do in Haiti, Port-au-Prince is begging that the United States send them troops to help them quell the violence.  Time for ‘Papa Doc’ and the Ton-Ton Macoute to come back and restore order, i.e., maybe a little bit of cannibalism will get everyone back in line?
  79. 2021 Friday I: Joe Biden News I– Slobbering Joe Biden is pushing Russia’s Vladimir Putin to do something about hacking U.S. companies.  Next, decrepit old Joe has nominated failed Los Angeles, California, Mayor Eric “The Grub” Garcetti to become the next U.S. ambassador to India.  Next, the voice in Joe Biden’s earpiece told him to fire holdover from the Trump presidency, Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul after he refused to resign.  Apparently, Democrats and their allied hacks in labor unions and advocates for welfare despised the guy and he had to go.  Thus he did.  C’est la vie.
  80. 2021 Friday J: Political News I– Democratic leaders are doing what they do best and that is threatening another long, sweltering summer of unmitigated violence.  I say, ‘we give it to them!’ Next, the first group to appear before House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s ‘January 06, 2021, Select Committee’ will be Capitol Hill law enforcement officers when the panel begins.  These cops- under control of Speaker “Mumbles”- will be the first panel to dance to Pelosi’s jig.  Will they be the ones we have seen on film welcoming protesters and directing them as to where to go inside the U.S. Capitol on that day?  We expect the False Flag Operation orchestrated by the nonagenarian speaker and her cohorts will be evident for what it is: a load of hooey.
  81. 2021 Friday K: Political News II– Lt. General Michael Flynn, U.S. Army Ret., is endorsing Vernon Jones in his bid to unseat extremely unpopular RINO Governor Brian Kemp of Georgia.  Speaking of Governor Kemp, he reacted angrily to the BS flowing out of the White House regarding the state’s cleaning up of its voting system and said that ‘BOTH Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are lying about the Peach State’s changes to its voting laws.’  Elsewhere, Rep. Pramila “Pucker Puss” Jayapal, CPUSA-WA 7th congressional district, is back to beating a dead horse, “Medicare for All.”  Enough already, “Pucker Puss.”
  82. 2021 Friday L: Political News III– Former governor and UN ambassador under President Donald J. Trump, Nikki Haley, put forth two endorsements today (not that they matter) in two gubernatorial races in the nation.  First, in New Jersey, she has endorsed Republican Jack Ciattarelli and in Virginia, Republican Glenn Youngkin.  We shall see what happens.  Oh, President Donald J. Trump calls Virginia Democratic-Socialist candidate Terry “The Maggot” McAuliffe a ‘political hack.’  Elsewhere, Rep. Michael Waltz, R-FL 6th congressional district, says of Joe Biden’s rushed withdrawal from Afghanistan that it reignites the fears of the terrorists coming here.
  83. 2021 Friday M: Political News IV– In other political news, White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki says that ‘buyers of Hunter Biden’s ‘art’ will remain ANONYMOUS.  Folks, can you fathom what would happen if say Baron Trump was painting artworks and selling them for hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars?  Ye gods, folks, there would be so many investigations on Capitol Hill that all other work of government would come to a screeching halt so every moment of every waking day could be spent investigation such an outrage.  Yet, when crack-headed pedophile Hunter Biden does it, it’s NO big deal.  Retribution is coming folks and it’s going to hit the Democrats like a tidal wave beginning this September when California boots Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom.  The big day is September 14.  EVERYONE VOTE.
  84. 2021 Friday N: Moron News I– We haven’t had any Moron News lately but little Sandy Cortez, aka “The Fly,” aka “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,” aka “AOC,” is blaming fossil fuel executives for flooded New York City subways.  That’s like Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, DS-CA, blaming the horrible forest fire in northern California on ‘global warming,’ aka ‘climate change,’ aka ‘extreme weather,’ or whatever other moniker they choose to put on it when it’s failure to clean the forests and to continue building water infrastructure so that when crises hit- like the ongoing drought- water is available to offset it.  Both Sandy Cortez and “Nazi” Newsom are MORONS.  At least, California is going to get him out on September 14 (unless, of course, the ‘fix is in’ which it might be).  As for AOC and her subways, Baby Girl- if I can call you that- the reason the subways are flooded is because NYC is spending money on social re-engineering projects instead of doing what must be done and that is to maintain and improve existing infrastructure.  God knows there’s more than enough tax dollars in both the city and in the Empire State.
  85. 2021 Friday O: Federal and State Court News– North Dakota is suing the Biden regime over its cancelation of new fossil fuel contracts on public lands.  Good.  Sue the heck out of them.
  86. 2021 Friday P: Fake News I– John King of CNN- pompous, conceited ass- is upset by Alabama GOP Senate candidate Jessica Taylor’s new ad in which a rocket ‘launches’ liberal ideas and values into space and she mispronounces the name of our ‘esteemed “Kooky Kamala” Harris.  The fake news-spouting hack called the ad ‘VILE!’  Ah, wah, wah, wah, John, STFU.  Ms. Taylor is in the running to replace retiring Senator Richard Shelby.
  87. 2021 Friday Q: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump endorses former secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior Ryan Zinke in his bid to return to Congress from the great state of Montana.
  88. 2021 Friday R: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Stay tuned for the results of Mega Millions Draw #1675 with a $94 million jackpot on the line.  Here are the numbers for tonight’s draw: 06, 37, 39, 41, 46, and Mega 17.  Out of 52,071 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $14,270.
  89. 2022 Saturday: Please join us later in the day to discover the truth…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0886 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Evening Views.”  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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Inevitable as it is, Capitol Records dug deep into the Beach Boys archives and produced a four-CD box set, “The Pet Sounds Sessions” released on November 04, 1997, just in time for the Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa holiday season.  You get the original album remastered plus the original mono mix plus loads of other material that went into the making of the final product.  We would recommend this ONLY for diehard veteran completists who want to own every shred, every scrap, every flipping tidbit of music of a much-beloved band and to then add it to their record shelves, there to draw dust forever.  Please, seek it out and see if it is right for you- we think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We promoted the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and of Jimi Hendrix, beginning on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Look for them and add them to your collection.

[ii] We are not sure when AC/DC will be in the works, but you bet they will be at some point, possibly in 2027-2028.

[iii] Not sure when we will promote the music of Bill Haley and the Comets but when we do, you will be among the first to know.

[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, Wings, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.

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

[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.

189. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 08, 2022

39. 1943 Thursday: On the fourth day of the massive tank-and-air battle at Kursk, in the Soviet Union, German Field Marshal Walter Model commits the last Axis tank reserves in a desperate bid to win the battle. Carnage is horrendous what with tens of thousands killed by the hour. Smoke billows from the shells of destroyed tanks, tanks the Russians can replace which the Germans cannot.

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189. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 08, 2022:

Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, U.S. Attorney General James P. McGranery, the Allman Brothers Band featuring Jai “Jaimoe” Johanny Johnson, the Electric Light Orchestra featuring Colin Walker, the Soft Machine featuring Roy Babbington, and Chef Wolfgang Puck:

  1. 951 Thursday: The city of Paris is founded.
  2. 1099 Saturday: During the First Crusade, Christian soldiers marched around the occupied city of Jerusalem before launching their attack.  Behind the walls, the Mohammedans holding the walls laughed and jeered at them.  Little did they know that when the Crusaders finally stormed the city, many of the jihadists would be put to the sword.
  3. 1153 Wednesday: The reign of the 167th Roman Catholic Pope Eugene III comes to an end on this date.  Eugene first picked up Holy Cross and pontifical duties on February 15, 1145 and guided his global flock until today.
  4. 1497 Thursday: Vasco de Gama departs Lisbon, Portugal, bound for India around the Horn of Africa.
  5. 1608 Tuesday: Samuel de Champlain established the first French settlement around Quebec.
  6. 1623 Saturday: After 2 years and 149 days, the reign of the 234th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XV ends.  He first became pontiff on February 09, 1621 and guided the Holy Roman Catholic Church until today.
  7. 1654 Wednesday: The first Jewish colonist to arrive in the American Colonies, Jacob Barsimmon, arrives in Manhattan. 
  8. 1663 Sunday: King Charles II of England granted a Royal Charter to Rhode Island.
  9. 1693 Wednesday: The City of New York authorized the first uniforms for police officers.
  10. 1709 Monday: Peter the Great defeated Charles XII at Poltava, Ukraine, which effectively ended the dominance of Sweden and ended its empire.
  11. 1755 Tuesday: Britain broke off diplomatic relations with France over rising tensions between the two world powers over their colonies in the New World.
  12. 1758 Saturday: During the French and Indian Wars (the Seven Years War), British and Colonial troops assault the French and Native American fortifications at Fort Ticonderoga, New York.
  13. 1776 Monday: Colonel John Nixon gave the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence outside the State House (now Independence Hall) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  14. 1777 Tuesday: Vermont becomes the first state to abolish slavery and permits male suffrage.
  15. 1792 Sunday: France declares war on Prussia and Austria on this date.  Austria had brought troops up to the border it shared with France and threatened invasion (although it did not initiate one).  France- offended at the actions of the Austrians- said to hell with this and declared war on the Austrians and added Austria’s ally Prussia to the mix.  France always hated Prussia.  The reason the Austrians’ threatened invasion is that France was mired in its revolution and its revolutionary attitudes- much like the Bolsheviks in 1917 and onward- wanted to spread its craziness to other countries that simply weren’t having none of it.
  16. 1795 Wednesday: Kent County Free School changed its name to Washington College.  It was the first college to bear the name of the nation’s first president, George Washington.
  17. 1796 Friday: The United States State Department issues the first passports to citizens heading abroad.
  18. 1797 Saturday: The U.S. Senate rules against Senator William Blount of Tennessee in the first impeachment and trial of a U.S. official and expels him immediately.
  19. 1800 Tuesday: Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse inoculates his son with the first cowpox vaccination in England.  Much to everyone’s amazement, the boy did not die but survived.  
  20. 1815 Saturday: Louis XVIII returned to Paris after the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte.
  21. 1833 Monday: Russia and Turkey sign a mutual defense treaty.
  22. 1853 Friday: An expedition led by Commodore Matthew Perry arrived in Tokyo Bay, Japan, on a mission to seek diplomatic and trade relations with the Japanese.
  23. 1861 Monday: Confederate General Henry Hopkins Sibley becomes commander of the New Mexico Territory’s Rebel forces.
  24. 1865 Saturday: C. E. Barnes patented the machine gun.  The thing is, this was NOT a ‘machine gun’ but an automatic cannon– can you imagine? [i]
  25. 1870 Friday: The U.S. Congress authorizes the control and the issuance of trademarks.
  26. 1876 Saturday: In Hamburg, South Carolina, white supremacists- aka DEMOCRATS- attack black Republicans killing 5 of them and wounding others.  
  27. 1879 Tuesday: The first ship to use electric lights sailed from San Francisco, CA.
  28. 1881 Friday: Edward Berner, a druggist in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, poured chocolate syrup on ice cream in a dish.  To this time chocolate syrup had only been used in making ice cream sodas.
  29. 1889 Monday: The Wall Street Journal began publishing on this date in history.  Elsewhere, John L. Sullivan defeated Jake Kilrain, in the last bare-knuckle fight.  The bout lasted a whopping 75 rounds.
  30. 1892 Friday: At Worcester, Massachusetts, the founding members organize the American Psychological Association.
  31. 1895 Monday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future 61st U.S. Attorney General James P. McGranery is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from April 04, 1952, until January 20, 1953.
  32. 1907 Monday: Florins Ziegfeld staged his first “Follies” on the roof of the New York Theater.
  33. 1908 Wednesday: Future 41st vice president of the United States—Republican, Nelson Rockefeller who would serve under President Gerald R. Ford—was born on this date in Bar Harbor, Maine.  Rockefeller became vice president on December 19, 1974 and served until January 20, 1977.
  34. 1911 Saturday: Cowgirl “Two-Gun Nan” Aspinwall became the first woman to make a solo trip by horse across the United States, arriving in New York 10 months after departing San Francisco.
  35. 1919 Tuesday: President Woodrow Wilson received a tumultuous welcome in New York City after returning from the Versailles Peace Conference in France.
  36. 1923 Sunday: Republican President Warren G. Harding becomes the first sitting president to visit Alaska.  Note: a Republican did this, not a Democrat.
  37. 1940 Monday: In Kempston, Bedfordshire, UK, future bassist and vocalist with the British band, the Soft Machine[ii]– Roy Babbington- is born.
  38. 1941 Tuesday: As the Axis juggernaut steams forward through the Baltic states, the occupiers require that ALL Jews wear yellow stars for easy identification. 
  39. 1943 Thursday: On the fourth day of the massive tank-and-air battle at Kursk, in the Soviet Union, German Field Marshal Walter Model commits the last Axis tank reserves in a desperate bid to win the battle.  Carnage is horrendous what with tens of thousands killed by the hour.  Smoke billows from the shells of destroyed tanks, tanks the Russians can replace which the Germans cannot. 
  40. 1944 Saturday: Future Allman Brothers Band[iii] drummer, Johnny “Jaimoe” Johnson is born on this date in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
  41. 1947 Tuesday: Demolition work began in New York City for the new permanent headquarters of the United Nations.  Meanwhile, a New Mexico newspaper, the Roswell Daily Record, quoted officials at Roswell Army Airfield as saying they had recovered a “flying saucer” that crashed onto a ranch; officials then said it was actually a weather balloon.  To this day and rightly so there are millions who believe what fell to Earth was alien spaceship carrying extraterrestrial beings.
  42. 1948 Thursday: Colin Walker—future cellist with the British rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[iv] from 1972-1974—was born in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, England on this date.
  43. 1949 Friday: Famed future chef, Wolfgang Puck, was born in Austria on this date.  
  44. 1950 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman named General Douglas McArthur commander-in-chief of the United Nations forces in Korea; however, the president had to sack the general nine months later due to his insubordination in that he almost caused nuclear war between the U.S., China, and Russia.
  45. 1953 Wednesday: Notre Dame announced that the next five years of its football games would appear in theaters over closed-circuit TV.
  46. 1960 Friday: The Soviet Union charged Gary Powers, whom the Russian military shot down in his U-2 spy plane, with espionage. 
  47. 1962 Sunday: Just after midnight local time, Alitalia Flight 771, a DC-8, crashed as it was approaching Bombay (Mumbai), India, killing all 94 people on board it. 
  48. 1963 Monday: Over rising tensions between the United States and Cuba, the federal government froze all Cuban assets within the country.
  49. 1965 Thursday: Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 21, a Douglas DC-6B, crashed in British Columbia after the tail separated from the fuselage; all 52 people aboard the flight died in the mishap in what authorities said was the result of an apparent bombing.
  50. 1968 Monday: The Egyptian and Israeli Armies conduct artillery duels along the Suez Canal.
  51. 1970 Wednesday: Jim Ray Hart of the San Francisco Giants became the first National League player in 59 seasons to collect six runs-batted-in during a single inning.
  52. 1972 Saturday: The Nixon administration announced a deal to sell $750 million in grain to the Soviet Union.  However, the Soviets were also engaged in secretly buying subsidized American grain, resulting in what critics dubbed “The Great Grain Robbery.”
  53. 1975 Tuesday: President Gerald R. Ford announced he would seek a second term of office.
  54. 1981 Wednesday: The Solar Challenger became the first solar-powered airplane to fly across the English Channel.
  55. 1986 Tuesday: Kurt Waldheim underwent inauguration as the president of Austria despite controversy over his alleged ties to Nazi war crimes.  Elsewhere, Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, widely regarded as the father of the nuclear Navy, died in Arlington, Virginia.
  56. 1994 Friday: Kim Il Sung, North Korea’s communist dictator since 1948, died at age 82.
  57. 1997 Tuesday: NATO invites Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic to join the organization.  Elsewhere, Kurt Waldheim took the oath of office as the president of Austria despite controversy over his ALLEGED ties to Nazi war crimes.
  58. 1999 Thursday: NATO invited Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic to join the alliance.
  59. 2003 Tuesday: Sudan Airways Flight 139 crashes near Port Sudan, resulting in the loss of 116 people.
  60. 2004 Thursday: Venus Williams beat Lindsay Davenport 6-3, 7-6 (3) for her first Grand Slam title, becoming the first black female champion at Wimbledon since Althea Gibson in 1957-58.  
  61. 2007 Sunday: Boeing launches its newest aircraft Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
  62. 2011 Friday: Space Shuttle Atlantis blasts off to conduct the final mission of the NASA space shuttle program.  Elsewhere, former first lady Betty Ford died in Rancho Mirage at age 93.       
  63. 2013 Monday: Pope Francis condemns the “Global indifference” to the plight of immigrants who have drowned trying to reach Europe; he honors them in a mass held on Lampedusa, the largest island of the Italian Pelage Islands in the Mediterranean Sea.  Elsewhere, the mission of the NASA Curiosity Mars rover begins as it makes way to its destination and drives to Mount Sharp.  Meanwhile, three women who had been held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade broke their public silence in a YouTube video; in it, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight thanked the public for the encouragement and financial support allowing them to restart their lives.  Their captor, Ariel Castro, a piece of shit, committed suicide in prison.
  64. 2014 Tuesday:  The U.S. Federal Reserve announces that it will end its current monetary policy of quantitative easing by ceasing bond purchases after October of this year. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama appealed to Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency spending to deal with the immigration crisis on the nation’s southern border, where unaccompanied children were showing up by the thousands.  Republican lawmakers rejected the request. 
  65. 2015 Wednesday: According to Brainy History, nuclear talks between Iran and Western nations fail to conclude by today’s extended deadline, leading both sides to agree to another extension; Iran seeks removal of all U.N. sanctions in exchange for limitations on its nuclear development activities.   
  66. 2016 Friday:  The French house of fashion, Christian Dior, appoints Maria Granzi Chiuri, an Italian designer, to be its first female artistic director.   Elsewhere, the War on Terror continues as two Boko Haram suicide bombers target a mosque in Nigeria’s Borno state town of Damboa.  One makes it inside and sets off his suicide vests killing six poor souls and wounding numerous others.  The second one, however, is stopped before he can plunge inside and ignite his charges.
  67. 2017 Saturday: At the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, world powers lined up against President Donald J. Trump on climate change, reaffirming support for international efforts to fight global warming.  On trade, the U.S. and international partners endorsed open markets while acknowledging that countries had a right to put up barriers to block unfair practices.  After their first face-to-face meeting, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he thought Trump believed his denials of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential vote.
  68. 2018 Sunday:  After 16 days trapped in the depths of a cave complex in Thailand, a combined team of Thai military and international divers bring out the first group of four boys in a lengthy, arduous process.  Eventually, they would rescue all of them.  Meanwhile, in Asmara, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Eritrea announce the reestablishment of diplomatic relations after a lapse of almost 20 years.
  69. 2019 Monday:  U.S. federal prosecutors indict extremely wealthy mystery financier Jeffrey Epstein on fresh charges of child sex trafficking, child sexual abuse, and other charges of lewd conduct and molestation.   Meanwhile, German powerhouse bank, Deutsche Bank, begins laying off more than 18,000 employees as it restructures its operations.
  70. 2020 Wednesday: Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Bat Flu Virus statistics for today, first for the planet: 11,910,220 confirmed cases, UP 215,454 new cases, 546,318 confirmed deaths, UP 6,161 new deaths, and 6,506,408 confirmed recoveries, UP 156,866 new recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States of America: 3,109,550 confirmed cases, UP 61,428 new cases, 134,291 confirmed deaths, UP 969 new deaths, and 936,249 confirmed recoveries, UP 17,951 new recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs our famed chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the numbers for the Golden State first: 289,468 confirmed cases, 6,562 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries, because Gov. Gavin Newsom is a POS hack politician.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,071 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 797 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor David Ige.  Finally, here are the stats for the communist overrun Ever-Red (Evergreen) State: 38,517 confirmed cases, 1,394 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm for Blue States, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- shame on you, Governor Jay Inslee.  For fun, let’s look at the Empire State, here are their stats: 402,338 confirmed cases, 32,219 confirmed deaths, and 370,119 confirmed recoveries.  In New York, two men bear blame for all the deaths and must lose their qualified immunity: Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill “Never Met a Communist I didn’t like” Di Blasio.  Both men should be in prison for their ineptitude in handling this traumatic disease from CHINA.
  71. 2020 Wednesday A: For additional fun, let’s look at the statistics for communist China, the backward Maoist nation, the place where the Xi Jinping Bat Flu had its birth: 83,581 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and 78,590 confirmed recoveries.   Sadly, with the communist crackdown in Hong Kong, we have been unable to get actual stats for the communist mainland but according to our sources, times the number of cases and deaths by 10 to arrive at the true number.
  72. 2020 Wednesday B: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,067.28, UP 177.10 points (0.68%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ, a record close:  10,492.50, UP 148.61 points (1.44%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,169.94, UP 24.62 points (0.78%).  Price of GOLD: $1,890.19 per troy oz., -0.70 (-0.04%) Here is the price of SILVER: $19.17 per troy oz., +0.009 (+0.05%).  Price of PLATINUM: $883.90 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.84 per #, +0.013 (+0.46%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $40.79, -0.11 (-0.27%).
  73. 2020 Wednesday C: The U.S. Supreme Court in a 7-2 vote says the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious orders like them do not have to provide contraception to employees as Barack Hussein Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act demanded they do.  Ba-boom!  Obama takes one in the puss!  Meanwhile, Jeffrey Epstein’s procurer and fixer Ghislaine Maxwell as of today is still alive in the jail where she is being held.  She was arrested the past Friday and is still drawing breath.   This makes SIX DAYS.  
  74. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 186,306,384 confirmed cases, +466,943, 4,025,765 confirmed deaths, +9,022 and 170,455,339 confirmed recoveries, +393,174.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,676,893 confirmed cases, UP 38,327 from yesterday’s reporting, 622,213 confirmed deaths, UP 450, [v] and 29,203,194 confirmed recoveries, UP 37,267.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vi]  
  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 303,853 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 155,342 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: 3,830,304 confirmed cases, 63,809 confirmed deaths, and 2,077,921 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,392,186 confirmed cases, 38,033 confirmed deaths, and 2,234,117 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,196 confirmed cases, 519 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 456,938 confirmed cases, 6,041 confirmed deaths, and 227,331 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Northern Mariana Islands: they have 183 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [vii]    
  77. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 844,989 confirmed cases, 6,432 confirmed deaths, and 834,687 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Taiwan, aka FREE CHINA, 142nd country on the list: 15,149 cases of the virus, 718 confirmed deaths and 12,758 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  78. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,421.93, DOWN 259.86 points (-0.75%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,558.79, DOWN 105.28 points (-0.01%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,320.82, DOWN 37.31 points (-0.86%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.84 per barrel, -0.09 (-0.12%).  The price of GOLD is $1,806.00 per troy oz., +5.80 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $25.99 per troy ounce, -0.00 (-0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,071.20 per troy oz, -3.30 (-0.31%) while the price of COPPER is $4.26 per pound, 0.00 (0.00%). [ix] The price of PALLADIUM is $2,793.11 per troy oz, -12.68 (-0.45%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $18,300.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-3.17%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,452.25 per troy oz., -35.00 (-1.41%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.03.     In Uzbekistani Som, one greenback equals 10,625.75 and in Vanuatu Vatu, a U.S. greenback equals 109.50 and in Venezuelan Bolivar, one dollar equals 213,831,072,291.40 of theirs- that’s socialism for you .[xii]        
  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 $4.308 per gallon, $3.014 in Florida, $4.036 in Hawaii, and $3.826 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Virginia: $2.944.  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- Malawi: $4.197 per U.S. Gallon. [xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,499,074,351,892 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 which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after the United Kingdom, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Ireland with $318 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  80. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 107 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 13 since her one and only trip to the southern border.   Next, here are the stats as presented by One America News regarding the calamity befalling the nation along the border and across the country: (1) Cost this Day of caring for the Illegal Alien Tsunami: $538,863,680.  (2) Cost this Year of caring for the Illegal Alien Invasion: $206,566,309,888.  Next, (3) Number of Illegal Aliens who have crossed the border in 2021: 2,117,139.  Finally, (4) Total Number of Illegal Aliens estimated to be lurking across the United States: 36,117,146.  Folks, this is a CONSERVATIVE ESTIMATE.  You see, since the inception of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day back in 2009, we estimated the number at between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number is closer to 75-100 million.  This simply must stop and it must stop NOW.
  81. 2021 Thursday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– Now here’s a good one: Joe Biden is repurposing $860 million of COVID-19 relief to care for his invasion of illegal alien brats.  You know, I remember when President Donald J. Trump repurposed some defense funds to build the wall along the border and members of my party went bat crap crazy. [xvi]. Elsewhere, on top of what Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, is sending to Texas to help quell the illegal alien invasion, she is sending another 125 National Guard troops to spend three months there.  Thank you, Governor Noem, thank you.
  82. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– In Haiti, after the assassination of the president, law enforcement engaged in running battles with various thugs.  Eventually, they began rounding some of them up including a Haitian American.  Things will NOT end well for him.  Elsewhere, former South African President Jacob Zuma turned himself into South African law enforcement authorities to answer for corruption charges.  Next, South Korea says that North Korean murdering thug dictator Kim Jong Un has lost 44-pounds.
  83. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– A new study conducted in the United Kingdom says that very few children must shelter in fear from the ‘VID.   Meanwhile, California’s shame Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra says the government has ‘every right to know the vaccination status of the American people because the government spent loads of money developing the vaccines.’  We say to Secretary Becerra: “Go screw yourself, idiot.  Let’s see you break HIPPA laws.”  Add to that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton saying that the ‘door-to-door thing’ about going to neighborhoods house by house to check on vaccine status is NOT going to work.  Heck, we could have told you that.  Of other interest- Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci now says to people refusing to get the experimental vaccine, ‘Get over it.’  How about we get ‘over you?’
  84. 2021 Thursday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Pfizer is seeking FDA approval for a third vaccine injection.  Now, this is getting crazy.  Tucker Carlson reported this evening that people involved in vaccine trials said that problems really increased after the third injection causing people to fall out of the program.  This is getting scary.
  85. 2021 Thursday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– “Kooky Kamala” Harris announces the launch of a $25 million bid to corrupt U.S. elections.  Of course, she claims the money is to go to supporting democracy, but we all know that that is a load of festering crap.
  86. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden spoke today on the embarrassing pullout from Afghanistan.  It was difficult to decipher what the drooling moron was saying.  What we thought he said was that the withdrawal will be complete by August 31 of this year.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms are rushing in to fill the vacuum.  Rep. Fred Keller, R-Pa 12th CD, says that the ‘withdrawal from Afghanistan should come from a position of strength,’ not this cowardly exit.
  87. 2021 Thursday M: Political News I– Most voters say that schools should stick to teaching ‘traditional values’ and not this ‘Criminal uh, Critical Race Theory’ crap they are pushing.  Amen.  Meanwhile, Senator Tommy Tuberville says that ‘funding should be stripped from schools teaching CRT.’  Amen to this, too.
  88. 2021 Thursday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– After their initial ruling caused a backlash among the American people, the Internal Revenue Service decided that they would approve tax-exempt status for the nonprofit group, “Christians Engaged.”  Originally, the IRS announced it would not approve tax exempt status for Christian groups as they are typically ‘pro-Trump.’  Meanwhile, the Biden regime blasts Israel for destroying yet another home of a Palestinian terrorist.  Oh, well.  Next, the regime’s military wing in the Pentagon has a new report that suggests the possibility of NUCLEAR WAR is going way up.  Funny how we weren’t worried about anyone dropping nukes while Donald J. Trump was residing in the White House. [xvii]
  89. 2021 Thursday O: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch raised an important question today on Newsmax regarding January 06, 2021: did U.S. banks hand over data on their customers who were in or around the U.S. Capitol on the day of the FALSE FLAG OPERATION carried out by the Democrats to the FBI?  We believe he is onto something that should cause customers of these banks to close their accounts and go elsewhere much more friendly to them.  Elsewhere, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has confiscated record amounts of illegal pot grows run by Mexican drug cartels within the county.  Meanwhile, an FBI task force member was ambushed, shot, and killed outside a federal building in Indiana.  Looks like the chickens are coming home to roost.  Next, prisoners sent home by the CARES Act are quivering in fear about the pandemic ending and them having to return to prison to finish their sentences.  Finally, Stormy Daniels’ pimp, uh, attorney, Michael Avenatti, received a prison sentence of 30 months for trying to extort Nike.
  90. 2021 Thursday P: Mass Shootings News– The uncle of the one-month-old tot shot in the head in Chicago over the past week says that it ‘feels like no one cares.’   In other firearm-related news, Tucson, Arizona, says it ‘won’t obey the Second Amendment sanctuary law passed by the state government.  Go in there and clean out that nest of snakes.
  91. 2021 Thursday Q: Big Tech News– Dozens of states are suing Google over its monopolistic control of commerce at its site.  We hope to see CEO Sundar Pichai stripped of his citizenship and deported back to Somalia or wherever the hell his bastard birth was.   Next, attorney Brooke Rollins says that President Donald J. Trump is ‘David’ taking on BIG TECH’S ‘Goliath.’  Rep. Brian Babin, R-TX 36th CD said that he’s ‘glad’ that President Donald J. Trump is taking on BIG TECH and their leftist allies.
  92. 2021 Thursday R: Florida State News– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, has raised $4 million in campaign contributions during the 2nd quarter.  His opponent, Rep. Val Demings, DS-FL 10th CD, thinks she is going to topple Senator Rubio.  We don’t think so, especially after her dismal performance as one of the most BORING impeachment prosecutors in the second impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump.
  93. 2021 Thursday S: Michigan State News– Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig- expected to run against Michigan’s authoritarian Governor Gretchen “Gravel Gertie” Whitmer in 2022 blasted the governor, her fake news allies, and celebrities backing her up.  We think Chief Craig is a lock on the governor’s mansion.
  94. 2021 Thursday T: Missouri State News– Governor Mike Parson, R-MO, signed a COVID-19 liability law into being effective August 31, 2021, that will protect all business owners from liability brought by customers unless it can be proven they willfully inflicted the Chi-Vi on their customers.
  95. 2021 Thursday U: Economic News– Weekly jobless claims came in at 373,000, higher than the anticipated 350,000 economists expected.  Joe Biden knows nothing about what to do about the economy.  Next, Tesla automotive sales in Germany grew by a record 431-percent.  Elsewhere, consumer borrowing jumped by a record amount for the American people in May of this year.
  96. 2021 Thursday V: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump is set to headline the upcoming CPAC event in Dallas, Texas, from July 09-11, 2021.  Everyone is excited because they understand that whatever the scurrilous, scumbag Democrats (and their RINO stooges) throw at him, he comes out smelling like a rose.
  97. 2021 Thursday W: Sports News– The Phoenix Suns beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118 to 108 to take a two-game lead in the 2021 NBA Finals.  Next game is Sunday night in Milwaukee.
  98. 2022 Friday: Stick around to uncover the truth along with all of us…what could be happening today?  One thing we will say- this year’s news will most likely appear next year.  Don’t want the Joestapo to come looking for us anytime soon, sons-of-bitches.

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This artwork is #0885 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Monsoon Sunset.”  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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Record companies being what they are, are always seeking new and/or novel ways with which to repackage, promote, and sell an aging group’s music.  Thus, we have the new ‘studio’ album, “Stars and Stripes Volume One,” released on August 19, 1996.  Folks, this album contains re-recordings of a dozen of the band’s older songs with guests adding vocals.  We have the core group of Alan Jardine, Brian and Carl Wilson (the latter of whom would soon die from cancer), Mike Love, and Bruce Johnston doing vocals with guests such as Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, Timothy B. Schmitt, and some others.  We view it as a novelty as should you- still, completists being what they are- a record company’s dream- will most likely want to seek this album out and to then add it to their collection.  Seek it out at your favorite haunt for music- digital or physical- and see if it’s something you want. 

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[i] Please see the following link: Machine Gun – Automatic Cannon by C.E. Barnes – Vintage Patent Document Digital Art by Serge Averbukh | Fine Art America

[ii] We hope to promote the music of the Soft Machine at some point within the next 3-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when that celebrated day arrives.  We thank you.

[iii] When we present the music of the Allman Brothers Band, we will present the music of Gov’t Mule, Great Southern, and the Derek Trucks Band as well as each artist’s solo catalog.  Stay tuned for further developments.

[iv] We are hoping to begin doing the music of the Move, the Electric Light Orchestra, and Roy Wood’s Wizzard sometime in 2020, possibly 2021.  We hope you will remain vigilant so you won’t miss them.  We will keep everyone posted.

[v] 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)

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

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

[viii] 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)

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

[x] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] Chef Bea O’Malley.

[xvii] Still, we don’t have a problem with a nuclear war as long as we light the Chi-Coms and the Russkies up in a pre-emptive strike with neutron bombs.