128. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 08, 2022

27. 1945 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman announced on radio that Nazi Germany’s forces had surrendered, and that “the flags of freedom fly all over Europe.” Protector of Bohemia and Moravia Wilhelm Frick is on the run.

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128. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 08, 2022:

Truman Day (Missouri), Victory in Europe Day, Mother’s Day

President Harry S. Truman; U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach; U.S. Secretaries of State Daniel Webster and Edmund Muskie; U.S. Treasury Secretary George P. Schultz; Famed Artist Paul Gauguin; “Let it Be” by the Beatles, Crazy Horse featuring Danny Whitten, Fleetwood Mac featuring Billy Burnette, the Hollies featuring Vic Steele, MAD Magazine, the Spencer Davis Group featuring Phil Sawyer, Talking Heads featuring Chris Frantz, T-Rex featuring Bill Legend, Van Halen featuring Alex Van Halen, and the Yardbirds featuring Paul Samwell-Smith:

  1. 535 Sunday: The 56th Roman Catholic Pope John II ends his reign as Catholic pontiff.  He served from January 02, 533 until today.  
  2. 615 Monday: The 67th Roman Catholic Pope St. Boniface IV ends his reign as Catholic pope.  He served from September 15, 608 until today.
  3. 685 Friday: The 81st Roman Catholic Pope St. Benedict II ends his reign as Catholic pope.   He served from June 26, 684 until today.
  4. 824 Wednesday: The reign of the 99th Roman Catholic Pope Eugene II began on this date.  He would guide his flock forward until August 27, 827.
  5. 1429 Friday: French troops under Joan of Arc rescue the city of Orleans.
  6. 1541 Thursday: Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto reached the Mississippi River.
  7. 1639 Sunday: William Coddington founds the colony of Rhode Island.
  8. 1721 Thursday: The reign of the 244th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XIII begins on this date.  He would lead his global flock from today until March 07, 1724.
  9. 1794 Thursday: Antoine Lavoisier, the father of modern chemistry, meets his Maker on the guillotine during France’s Reign of Terror.  Meanwhile, the federal government established the United States Post Office on this date.
  10. 1843 Monday: The 14th U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster left office on this date.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Whig, he served under President William Henry Harrison and then President John Tyler from March 06, 1841, to May 08, 1843.  He would serve again as the 19th U.S. Secretary of State.
  11. 1846 Friday: The first major engagement of the Mexican American War of 1846-1848, occurs at Palo Alto, Texas where U.S. troops under the control of General Zachary Taylor pounded the snot out of a Mexican army north of the Rio Grande River.  
  12. 1847 Saturday: Robert W. Thompson patented the rubber tire on this date.
  13. 1858 Saturday: John Brown holds an anti-slavery convention.
  14. 1879 Thursday: George Selden applied for the first automobile patent.
  15. 1884 Thursday: The 33rd president of the United States, Harry S. Truman, was born in Lamar, Missouri.
  16. 1886 Saturday: Atlanta pharmacist John Pemberton invented the flavor syrup for Coca-Cola.
  17. 1903 Friday: In Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, famed French artist, Paul Gauguin, master of Post-Impressionism, Primitivism, and Synthetism, died at age 54.
  18. 1907 Wednesday: Tommy Burns beats Jack O’Brien in 20 rounds for the heavyweight boxing title.
  19. 1914 Friday: The U.S. Congress passed a Joint Resolution that designated the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day.
  20. 1915 Saturday: H. P. Whitney’s Regret became the first filly to win the Kentucky Derby.
  21. 1919 Thursday:  A Navy seaplane made the first transatlantic sea flight.
  22. 1921 Sunday: Sweden’s Parliament voted to abolish the death penalty.
  23. 1933 Monday: Gandhi began a hunger strike to protest British oppression in his native India.
  24. 1942 Friday: During the Battle of the Coral Sea, Japanese aircraft sink the U.S.S. Lexington, an aircraft carrier.  
  25. 1943 Saturday: Paul Samwell-Smith, future bassist with the British rock band, the Yardbirds[i], was born in London, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, future guitarist/vocalist with Crazy Horse[ii]—Danny Whitten—is born.  Whitten is born in Columbus, Georgia.  In Europe, the Germans suppressed an uprising by the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto and commenced its destruction.
  26. 1944 Monday: The first “eye bank” designed to preserve corneal tissues for transplants undergoes establishment at New York Hospital.  Meanwhile, future drummer with the British glam-rock band, T-Rex[iii]– Bill Legend- is born in the United Kingdom on this date.
  27. 1945 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman announced on radio that Nazi Germany’s forces had surrendered, and that “the flags of freedom fly all over Europe.”  Protector of Bohemia and Moravia Wilhelm Frick is on the run.  Elsewhere, future guitarist with the Hollies[iv] 1963-1964—Vic Steele—was born in Manchester, England, on this date.
  28. 1947 Thursday: Phil Sawyer, future member of the British rock band, the Spencer Davis Group[v], is born in England on this date.
  29. 1951 Tuesday: Future rock and roll drummer with Talking Heads[vi] and the Tom-Tom Club[vii]—Chris Frantz—is born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, on this date.
  30. 1952 Thursday: Mad Magazine debuts.
  31. 1953 Friday: Future hard rock drummer, Alex Van Halen[viii] (founding member of the group bearing his and his brother, Eddie’s name) is born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on this date as was future guitarist with the Anglo-American rock band, Fleetwood Mac[ix], Billy Burnette.   Burnette is born in Memphis, Tennessee.
  32. 1954 Saturday: Parry O’Brien became the first to toss a shot put over 60 feet by achieving a distance of 60 feet 5.25 inches.  Elsewhere, in Dien Bien Phu, General de Castries informs Hanoi that the end is coming soon while Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais holds a council with his officers chosen to lead Albatross if indeed they thought they would be able to break out and head due south to what they hoped might be rescue.  The officers to a man said they were not leaving anyone behind, so the decision was made to stay and to fight to the end.   This information was forwarded to General de Castries who informed his superiors in Hanoi that NO breakout would occur.  Later in the day, after all artillery and mortar rounds were fired, a deathly pall settled over the entire valley.  The Battle of Dien Bien Phu just…stopped.
  33. 1956 Tuesday: Alfred E. Neuman appeared on the cover of “Mad Magazine” for the first time.
  34. 1958 Thursday: In Lima, Peru, an angry mob of Peruvians shoved, stoned, booed, and spat upon visiting Vice President Richard M. Nixon.  In the U.S., President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered the National Guard out of Little Rock, Arkansas, as Ernest Green became the first black to graduate from an Arkansas public school.
  35. 1961 Monday: New Yorkers selected a new name for their new National League baseball franchise.  They chose the “Mets,” short for “Metropolitans.”
  36. 1963 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy offers Israel assistance in defending itself against aggression.
  37. 1966 Sunday: Frank Robinson hits the ONLY homerun ever hit out of Baltimore’s Memorial Park.
  38. 1967 Monday: The federal government places Muhammad Ali under formal accusation for refusing to serve in the U.S. Army.
  39. 1970 Friday: The Beatles[x] release their “Let It Be” album.  Meanwhile, on New York City’s Wall Street, construction workers broke up an anti-Vietnam War rally.  Sadly, this was but one of numerous anti-war protests that broke out across the country and around the world.  Finally, at the Coliseum in San Diego, California, heavyweight Ken Norton Sr. improves his record to 16-0 with a KO over Ray Junior Ellis at 0:53 of round 2 in a 10-round bout.  
  40. 1972 Monday: President Richard Nixon announced that he had ordered the mining of Haiphong Harbor during the Vietnam War.
  41. 1973 Tuesday: Militant American Indians who had held the South Dakota hamlet of Wounded Knee for 10 weeks surrendered to authorities.
  42. 1974 Wednesday: The 62nd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury George P. Schultz left office on this date.  A Republican, Secretary Schultz served under President Richard Nixon from June 12, 1972, to May 08, 1974.
  43. 1975 Thursday: At Steelworkers Hall in Baltimore, Maryland, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers improves his professional record to 49-4-1 by scoring a TKO over Jamaican heavyweight Oliver Wright at 1:55 of the third round of a 10-round bout.
  44. 1976 Saturday: The roller coaster Revolution, the first steel coaster with a vertical loop, opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California.
  45. 1978 Monday: Law enforcement charges David Berkowitz in the infamous “Son of Sam” killings that terrified the people of New York City.  Berkowitz pleaded guilty to murder, attempted murder, and assault charges. He would eventually receive six consecutive life in prison terms.  
  46. 1980 Thursday: Following the resignation of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance over the debacle in the Iranian desert in which, U.S. Special Forces sought to rescue American hostages, Sen. Edmund Muskie becomes the new Secretary of State for President Jimmy Carter.  He would serve from this day to 01-20-1981.
  47. 1982 Saturday: At Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers improves his professional record to 66-10-1 by beating Australian heavyweight boxer “Aussie Joe” Bugner with a TKO at 2:14 of Round 2 of a 10-round bout.  Bugner’s record went to 53-9-1.
  48. 1984 Tuesday: The Soviet Union announced it would boycott the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California.  Elsewhere, Joanie (Erin Moran) and Chachi (Scott Baio) got married on ABC-TV’s “Happy Days.”  
  49. 1988 Sunday: In the French presidential election, Francois Mitterrand becomes president.
  50. 1993 Saturday: Lennox “The Lion” Lewis improved his pro record to 23-0 by beating Tony “TNT” Tucker in the 12th round of their heavyweight boxing title match.  In so doing, he retained the WBC heavyweight champion of the world boxing title while Tucker’s loss put his record at 48-2.
  51. 1996 Wednesday: South Africa’s Constitutional Assembly adopts its first permanent post-apartheid constitution that guaranteed equal rights for blacks and whites alike.
  52. 2008 Thursday: Following the expulsion of two of its diplomats from the U.S., Russia responds in kind and boots out two U.S. military attaches.
  53. 2009 Friday: Afghan President Hamid Karzai demands the U.S. stop with airstrikes against Taliban targets.  What’s up with that?  Meanwhile, Pope Benedict XVI begins his tour of Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories.
  54. 2010 Saturday: The last piece of the old Yankee Stadium falls in the Bronx, New York, marking the end of the two-year demolition contest.  Elsewhere, Senator Bob Bennett, R-UT, loses to a primary challenger, becoming one of the first scalps the Tea Party notched in election battles.  Senator Bennett was an unabashed supporter of President George W. Bush and supported the 43rd president’s massive bank bailout in 2008 that added billions of dollars of national debt.  Wow.
  55. 2011 Sunday: Thousands of Mexicans march in Mexico City to protest the 38,000 who have died in the Mexican Drug War since 2006.   Meanwhile, in the Mediterranean Sea, a boat full of African migrants bound for Malta runs aground near Lampedusa, Italy, causing rescue ships to save the floundering migrants.
  56. 2012 Tuesday: In Russia, the Duma confirms Vladimir Putin’s stooge Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister after Putin nominated him for this post.   Elsewhere, in Skillman, New Jersey, the former 65th U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach died at age 90.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from February 11, 1965, to October 02, 1966 (He also was Acting AG from September 04, 1964, to February 11, 1965).
  57. 2013 Wednesday: Three months after thieves steal $50 million in diamonds at the Brussels Airport, law enforcement authorities detain more than 24 people in France, Switzerland, and Belgium, and recovered a significant stash of the diamonds and gems.
  58. 2014 Thursday: According to Brainy History, mobile photo sharing app Snapchat settles with the Federal Trade Commission after acknowledging that it falsely claimed that data sent through the app would disappear rather than form a permanent record, creating user privacy violations.  Meanwhile, in Aleppo, Syria, a large blast topples the Carlton Hotel which was used by Syrian troops.
  59. 2015 Friday: Brainy History says, “British Prime Minister David Cameron is re-elected for five more years in a decisive victory that upset predictions of a close election and resulted in the first Conservative majority government since 1992.”  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms and Russians agree to an investment of $2 billion U.S. in improving agricultural operations in their two countries.
  60. 2016 Sunday: To the horror of many, Sadiq Khan becomes mayor of London, the first Muslim EVER to be elected mayor of a major Western city.  Elsewhere, in response to a rocket attack on a Turkish border town, the Turks launch an artillery barrage on ISIS positions in northern Syria killing at least 55 of the animalistic scum and wounding loads of others.  Kill them all.
  61. 2017 Monday: The U.S. Senate confirms Heather Wilson to become the next secretary of the United States Air Force.  Elsewhere, Arizona law enforcement arrests the Maryvale Serial Killer (or so they believe), a POS whom law enforcement believes is responsible for at least a dozen shootings between 2015 and 2016 in which at least 9 people were slain and another 5-8 injured.
  62. 2018 Tuesday: In the northwestern sector of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, an outbreak of Ebola kills 17 and sickens numerous others.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announces that the United States is going to pull out of the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement signed during the Obama administration.  Much of the world- especially the U.S.’ European partners- are in a deep state of shock because they do business there for BIG BUCKS.
  63. 2019 Wednesday: The Islamic Republic of Iran- the world’s number one terrorist state- announces it will no longer obey the restrictions of the multilateral nuclear deal signed in 2015.    Elsewhere, the government of Taiwan passes a law that will allow the country to imprison Chi-Com spies for life or even give them the death penalty depending upon the nature of their espionage and their crimes.
  64. 2020 Friday: More and more information continues coming to light that demonstrates the coup attempt to remove President Donald J. Trump was just: a FAILED coup.  Millions of Americans demand that the participants in this endeavor face justice for the crime of treason.  Many of these rats are getting nervous already and who knows?  Barack Hussein Obama might find himself in the hot seat.   
  65. 2020 Friday A: Meanwhile, in the world of the Kung Flu- the Chinese Virus, COVID-19, confirmed cases globally are 3,938,828; confirmed deaths are 274,655, and confirmed recoveries are 1,319,306 which is extremely good.  In the United States, we have 1,317,175 confirmed cases, 78,198 confirmed deaths, and 182,305 confirmed recoveries which most likely would be far higher if liberal states reported them.  California claims 63,698 confirmed cases and 2,711 confirmed deaths (with no info on confirmed recoveries).  Hawaii claims 629 confirmed cases, 17 deaths but 566 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, Washington state notes 16,388 confirmed cases and 905 confirmed deaths but no notation as to the confirmed recoveries.  It is interesting to note that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo caused more than 4,000 deaths in nursing homes statewide by forcing them to house COVID-19 positive patients with rest home patients.  He will face justice himself for this outrage. 
  66. 2020 Friday B: Due to China’s ‘gift to the world,’ COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, 20.5 million U.S. jobs were lost in the month of April alone, driving unemployment to nearly 15-percent, a number not seen since the days of the Great Depression.  Communist China must pay for this outrage and it’s high time the United States begins pushing for a resumption of the Two-China Policy by demanding Taiwan be returned to the United Nations as a FULL member with its original seat on the Security Council.   Elsewhere, the chief prosecutor in Venezuela handling the case of the mercenaries hired to topple ‘much-beloved’ President Nicolas “Bus Driver” Maduro demands the extradition of an American as well as two Venezuelan dissidents seeking freedom for their country.  Prosecutor Tarek William Saab wants American Jordan Goudreau and the two Venezuelans J.J. Rendon and Sergio Vergara ASAP. 
  67. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 158,312,868 confirmed cases, +3,346, 3,296,591  confirmed deaths, +280 (this number has not been updated today as you will see), and 136,663,877 confirmed recoveries, +84,102.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,454,581 confirmed cases, UP 35,755 from yesterday’s reporting, 595,588 confirmed deaths, UP 677,[xi] and 26,405,871 confirmed recoveries, UP 81,114.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xii]   
  68. 2021 Saturday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 279,772 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 183.61 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 182,837 deaths.      
  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: 3,757,645 confirmed cases, 62,278 confirmed deaths, and 2,001,995 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,266,575 confirmed cases, 35,710 confirmed deaths, and 1,840,547 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,126 confirmed cases, 487 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 416,248 confirmed cases, 5,626 confirmed deaths, and 202,525 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Guam, a place the Democrats will want to transform into a state after D.C. and Puerto Rico become states: they have 8,034 confirmed cases, 139 confirmed deaths, and 7,789 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]   
  70. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,885 confirmed cases, 6,376 confirmed deaths, and 831,480 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Bahrain, a new friend of Israel: 187,905 cases of the virus, 678 confirmed deaths and 174,357 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]     
  71. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,777.76, UP 229.23 points (+0.66%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,752.24, UP 119.39 points (+0.88%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,232.60, UP 30.98 points (+0.74%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.82 per barrel, -0.08 (-0.02%).  The price of GOLD is $1,832.00 per troy oz., +0.70 (+0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $27.57 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.32%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,256.60 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.75 per pound, 0.00 (+0.01%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,926.51 per troy oz, -20.16 (-0.68%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $28,900.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-1.37%).[xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.90.     In Russian Ruble, one greenback equals 73.62 and in Rwandan Franc, a buck equals 992.92 and in St. Helena Pound, one dollar equals 0.72 of theirs.[xviii]   Here’s a good one: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo says that ‘many U.S. corporations support raising the corporate tax rate to 28-percent (but fails to mention WHICH ones support this job-killing stupidity).    
  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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.095 per gallon, $2.880 in Florida, $3.822 in Hawaii, and $3.511 in Washington state.[xix]    Let’s look at one other location- Oklahoma: $2.707.  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- Iran: $1.946 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,264,002,317,913 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.
  73. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is dumping yet another Trump-era rule regarding the border, this one being that the collection of biometric data from illegal aliens along the border will now cease.  Thank you, Secretary Mayorkas.  (Note- and people wonder WHY everyone is buying firearms).  Speaking of Secretary Mayorkas, he lied to reporters earlier when he said that the numbers of illegals trying to cross into the country has gone way down and that the number of illegal alien minors has also decreased.
  74. 2021 Saturday G: Political News I– The U.S. Department of Justice has reaffirmed the war on ghost guns and will keep Joe Biden’s promise to enact sweeping gun reform (meaning gun control laws.  And they wonder as to WHY so many of us are buying guns, ammos, and accessories like flash and sound suppressants).  Next, census data shows that California’s population fell by more than 182,000 people in 2020 as people were fleeing the state in droves.  Speaking of California, now that it is becoming clear NO ONE wants Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom to remain as governor of the Golden State, the lightbulb has finally gone off over the dimwit’s head- he is now trying to do anything to save his job including making threats against all signers of the RECALL PETITION.  F**k you, Governor Newsom.
  75. 2021 Saturday H: Political News II– Karen Fann- president of the Arizona state senate- says that when the audit is over, she expects many irregularities will be discovered.  Next, new GOP voting laws look to hold election officials accountable as they should.  IF what happened to President Donald J. Trump in 2020 happened to a Democrat, they would be burning down the entire country.  We all know that.  Elsewhere, as Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Go, aka the Gropin’ Gov, continues trying to cling to his job like his compatriot in California is attempting, “Killer” Cuomo is shaking up his senior staff as there seems to be numerous leaks as to the criminal behavior exhibited by him and them in the killing of so many seniors.  Meanwhile, Dr. Alan Dershowitz says that ‘U.S. system of justice is being distorted’ by the double standards the American people have been witnessing, i.e., the raid on Rudy Giuliani’s apartment and the home of Victoria Toensing.
  76. 2021 Saturday I: Political News III– Nebraska needs tax reform and Charles Herbster is running to accomplish that for the citizens of the Cornhusker State.  Next, Governor Larry Hogan, RINO-MD, issued pardons to 34 victims of racial lynching.   Moving on, information has leaked that demonstrates that Disneyland has drunk the Kool-Aid and is deep in pushing Critical Race Theory.
  77. 2021 Saturday J: Miscellaneous News I– The largest pipeline of gasoline in the United States- the 1,500-mile Colonia Pipeline- was shut down by unknown hackers.  Sounds like environmentalists did this.   Next, in the glorious city of New York, a woman and her three-year-old child were shot.  SHOT.  Elsewhere, Ernest Angley, a ‘controversial televangelist has died at the ripe old age of 99.  Finally, the religion of peace strikes again near a girls school in Kabul, Afghanistan, sending at least 30 people off to meet with Allah sooner than they planned and injuring loads of others.
  78. 2021 Saturday K: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3558 with a $45 million jackpot on the line: 10, 12, 21, 22, 28, and Mega 12.  Out of 134,410 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $44,308.  The winning ticket was sold at Safeway Fuel, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #844 with a $157 million pot on the line: 12, 17, 20, 21, 26, and Power 08.  Out of 72,257 winning tickets, the highest winners were six people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $11,714 apiece.
  79. 2022 Sunday: Let’s hope it’s a slow news weekend…

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The fourth album by the Band- “Cahoots”- came out on September 15, 1971 and would see the band beginning to slide a bit from the pinnacle they rapidly had climbed over the preceding years.  The album contained one bona fide hit- “Life is a Carnival”- but would not chart as well as the preceding three.  The band features the same quintet of Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones). What we have for you today is the “Stage Fright 50th Anniversary Edition” (where the hell does the time go?), a deluxe version that came out on October 22, 2021.  We hope you will seek it out wherever you shop for the best in music because we love it and know that you will, too, especially with all the add-ons one gets as a bonus to the original tracks.  Enjoy.

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[i] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included the Yardbirds, Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, 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.

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

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

[iv] We shared the music of the Hollies with the world beginning on Monday, 29-August-2016 through Thursday, 03-November-2016.

[v] We began promoting the music of not only the Spencer Davis Group, but also Traffic, 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] Not sure as to when the AICPENDBLOG.COM will promote the music of the Talking Heads but when we do, you will also see the music of Blondie and Aerosmith shared as well.  Please, keep your eyes open for the day this magnificent event occurs. 

[vii] If we are still here in 30 years, we will promote the music of the Tom-Tom Club.  Remain alert.

[viii] Not sure when we will promote the music of Van Halen but when we do, we will also present the music of Sammy Hagar so please stay tuned.

[ix] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[x] 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.    Let It Be” appeared on Saturday, 03-December-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[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.

42. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2022

64. 2021 Thursday A: Impeach #45 II continues in the U.S. Senate. It appears that Democrats prosecuting the FORMER president believe that if they continue hammering the same points over and over and over and over that somehow, it is going to drive an increasing number of inattentive GOP senators to vote to convict. Not so.

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42. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2022:

Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Melville Fuller; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge; U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach; U.S. Treasury Secretaries David M. Kennedy, John Connally, and Lloyd Bentsen; U.S. Secretary of War Charles Magill Conrad; U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin; Confederate States of America Vice President Alexander H. Stephens; the Band featuring Stan Szelest, the Dave Clark Five featuring Rick Huxley, and Whitney Houston:

  1. 660 B.C.: Today is the traditional date for the foundation of Japan by the Emperor Jimmu.
  2. 55 Thursday: Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome, which clears the way for Nero to become emperor.
  3. 731 Wednesday: The reign of the 89th Roman Catholic Pope St. Gregory II ended on this date. He first became pontiff of all Christianity on May 19, 715.
  4. 824 Sunday: St. Paschal I completed his reign as the 98th Roman Catholic Pope.
  5. 1531 Wednesday: His majesty’s government recognizes King Henry VIII as the supreme leader of the Anglican faith in England.
  6. 1535 Monday: In Lombardy, Duchy of Milan, future 229th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XIV is born. He would become the guide for Christians worldwide on December 05, 1590, and would serve as the Vicar of Christ until October 16, 1591.  
  7. 1573 Sunday: Sir Francis Drake, the first European to see the Pacific Ocean, does so on this date from the shoreline of Panama.
  8. 1752 Friday: The very first hospital in America—the Pennsylvania Hospital—opened for business on this date.
  9. 1766 Tuesday: The Virginia legislature declares the Stamp Act to be unconstitutional.
  10. 1790 Thursday: The Society of Friends petitions the U.S. Congress for an end to slavery.
  11. 1794 Tuesday: The first session of the Senate open to the public occurs on this date.
  12. 1808 Thursday: Judge Jesse Fell conducted an experiment on this date by burning anthracite coal to keep his house warm.  In so doing, he successfully demonstrated how one could burn clean coal and how one could utilize it as a cheap source of heating fuel. 
  13. 1809 Saturday: Robert Fulton patents his steamboat.
  14. 1811 Monday: President James Madison prohibits trade with Great Britain for the third time within the span of four years.
  15. 1812 Tuesday: Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry signed a re-districting law favoring his Democratic-Republican Party—giving rise to the term “gerrymandering.” Elsewhere, future vice president of the Confederate States of America—Alexander H. Stephens—is born in Crawford, Georgia, on this date.
  16. 1833 Monday: In Augusta, Maine, future 8thS. Supreme Court Chief Justice Melville Fuller is born. The overall 50th justice to sit on the nation’s court, President Grover Cleveland nominated him to fill the seat of Justice Morrison Waite.  He served from July 20, 1888, to July 04, 1910.
  17. 1858 Thursday: Near the city of Lourdes, a French girl named Bernadette Soubirous, claimed to have had a vision of the Virgin Mary.
  18. 1861 Monday: The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passes a bill guaranteeing non-interference with slavery in any state. Meanwhile, President-Elect Abraham Lincoln boards the train for the journey from Springfield, Illinois, to Washington, D.C.
  19. 1878 Monday: The first United States bicycle club, the Boston Bicycle Club, underwent formation on this date. Elsewhere, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the nation’s 22ndS. Secretary of War Charles Magill Conrad died at age 73.  A Whig, Conrad served under President Millard Fillmore October 25, 1852, to November 05, 1852.
  20. 1916 Friday: Emma Goldman, a feminist, lecturing on the use of birth control suffers arrest.
  21. 1921 Friday: In Mission, Texas, future 69thS. Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen is born. A future Democrat, he would serve under President Bill Clinton from January 20, 1993, to December 22, 1994.
  22. 1929 Monday: With the signing of the Lateran Treaty, Italy recognized the independence and sovereignty of Vatican City.
  23. 1936 Tuesday: Pumping began the process of creating San Francisco’s Treasure Island.
  24. 1937 Thursday: A six-week sit-down strike against General Motors ended with the company agreeing to recognize the United Automobile Workers Union.
  25. 1941 Tuesday: Lieutenant General Erwin Rommel, soon to be known as the “Desert Fox,” arrives in Tripoli, Libya, to head the Afrika Korps composed of both German and Italian troops with the goal of driving the British out of North Africa and capturing the Suez Canal.
  26. 1942 Wednesday: Future keyboardist with the Band[i]– Stan Szelest- is born in Buffalo, N.Y., on this date. He would play on the final two studio albums released by the reformed group.  Meanwhile, the Nazis launch Operation Cerberus, aka the Channel Dash, as a German Kriegsmarine squadron from Brest, France, through a British blockade to their home ports in the Baltic. 
  27. 1943 Thursday: U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes the chosen leader to head the allied armies fighting in Europe against the Axis. Meanwhile, the 83rdS. Supreme Court Associate Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge took his position on the high court on this date.  Nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to fill the seat of Associate Justice James F. Byrnes’ seat, the Democrat served from today until his death on September 10, 1949.
  28. 1944 Friday: German armored units fighting to relieve the Korsun/Cherkassy Pockets are close to 10 miles from their trapped comrades. Soviet forces are fighting to prevent any relief breaking through hoping to pull off another Stalingrad.
  29. 1945 Sunday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Dictator Josef Stalin signed the Yalta Agreement during World War II, which in effect ceded all Eastern Europe to the Soviet sphere of hegemony and influence.
  30. 1953 Wednesday: The Soviet Union breaks off diplomatic relations with Israel. Meanwhile, President Dwight D. Eisenhower does not grant clemency to Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
  31. 1958 Tuesday: With the commencement of her maiden flight, Ruth Carol Taylor became the first black flight attendant to do so.
  32. 1960 Thursday: In response to censors cutting out a joke from the “Tonight Show” the night before, host Jack Paar walked off while live on the air on this, the following night’s show.
  33. 1961 Saturday: The trial of Nazi Adolph Eichmann, the designer of the ‘Final Solution,’ gets underway in Jerusalem.
  34. 1962 Sunday: In Madison, Wisconsin, future Democrat Senator Tammy Baldwin is born. She would enter the world’s most deliberative body on 01-03-2013 representing her home state.
  35. 1963 Monday: The authorities found American author and poet Sylvia Plath dead in her London flat, a suicide; she was 30 years old.
  36. 1965 Thursday: The 65thS. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach assumed office on this date. A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from February 11, 1965, to October 02, 1966. (He also was Acting AG from September 04, 1964, to February 11, 1965).
  37. 1968 Sunday: The new 20,000 seat Madison Square Garden officially opened in New York, making it the fourth ‘Garden.’ The event opened with a “Salute to the USO” hosted by Bob Hope and Bing Crosby.  Later that evening, the New York Rangers played their final game at the third Garden, tying the Detroit Red Wings 3-3.
  38. 1971 Thursday: The 60thS. Treasury Secretary David M. Kennedy leaves office on this date. A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 22, 1969, until today.  His replacement, the 61st U.S. Treasury Secretary John Connally assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Nixon from today until June 12, 1972.
  39. 1972 Friday: In Madison Square Garden in the Big Apple, former heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson scores a 10-round unanimous decision over Oscar “Ringo” Bonavena to put his pro record to 54-7-1 while that of the Argentine boxer went to 47-8-1.
  40. 1975 Tuesday: When the Conservative Party of Great Britain elected Margaret Thatcher as its leader, she became the first woman to head a major party in that country. Elsewhere, in Orlando, Florida, heavyweight slugger Earnie Shavers scores a KO over opponent, Leon Shaw, at the 2:55 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round bout to put his pro record to 47-4-1.
  41. 1979 Sunday: Nine days following his return home after 15 years in exile, the followers of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini seized power in Iran, which lead to the mess we see in the world now.
  42. 1982 Thursday: ABC-TV’s presentation of “The Winds of War,” concluded. The 18-hour miniseries cost $40 million to produce and in so doing, became the most-watched television program in history at the time.
  43. 1984 Saturday: The 10th space shuttle mission returned to Earth safely.
  44. 1986 Tuesday: The Iranian military launches a major offensive against the Iraqis during the Iran-Iraq War, Fajr-8. Meanwhile, Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky was released by the Soviet Union after nine years of captivity as part of an East-West prisoner exchange.
  45. 1988 Thursday: President George H.W. Bush appoints Judge Anthony M. Kennedy to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  46. 1989 Saturday: Reverend Barbara C. Harris became the first woman to undergo consecration as a bishop in the Episcopal Church.
  47. 1990 Sunday: After 27 years in captivity, the government of South Africa freed anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela from prison. Elsewhere, in Tokyo, Japan, James “Buster” Douglas scored a KO over Mike Tyson at the 1:22 minute mark in the 10th round to win the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight championships of the world.  With the loss, Tyson’s record went to 37-1 while that of Douglas went to 30-4-1.
  48. 1993 Thursday: Janet Reno wins appointment to the position of attorney general by President Bill Clinton, which made her the first woman to hold this cabinet post.
  49. 2002 Monday: The six stars on NBC’s “Friends” signed a deal for $24 million each for the ninth and final season of the series.
  50. 2006 Saturday : Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shoots a friend in the face in a hunting accident.
  51. 2008 Monday: The U.S. government files charges against six al-Qaida thugs involved in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001- including Khalid Sheikh Mohammed- seeking the death penalty for ‘war crimes’ and murder. (Interesting note: in 2021, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is still awaiting trial.  WTF?)
  52. 2010 Thursday: A report says that improved corporate profits is not leading to expected job growth. No, the jobs are being created OUTSIDE the U.S.  It does not require a genius to figure this one out folks.  Another report says that of the 8.4 million lost jobs since 2007, one-quarter to one-third will be permanent.
  53. 2011 Friday: Through its embassies worldwide, North Korea calls for food aid to keep its population from starving to death. Meanwhile, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak cedes power to the head of the Higher Military Council of the Egyptian Armed Forces, General Mohammad Hussein Tantawi.
  54. 2012 Saturday: Drugged-out singer Whitney Houston[ii] dies suddenly at the Beverly Hills Hilton in California at age 48.
  55. 2013 Monday: Citing frail health, Pope Benedict XVI announces his retirement effective February 28, 2013, the first pope to do so since Pope Gregory XII in 1415.  Elsewhere, in Old Harlow, Essex, UK, the longtime bassist with the British invasion band the Dave Clark Five[iii]– Rick Huxley- died from emphysema at age 72.   Meanwhile, following a North Korean nuclear bomb test, the U.N. Security Council agrees to meet to discuss this provocation.
  56. 2014 Tuesday: After restricting its ties with Cuba since 1996, the European Union agrees to launch negotiations; the talks aim to increase the dialogue on human rights and increase trade and investment between Cuba and the European Union. Elsewhere, for the first time in 65 years, Beijing, and Taiwan hold ‘talks.’
  57. 2015 Wednesday: Tiger Woods announces that he will be taking a hiatus from golf to recover from a recent injury and work on improving his game back to peak levels; Woods did not specify an expected return date to the game. Elsewhere, due to out-of-control violence in Yemen where Iran is backing Houthi rebels in their attempt to subvert that country, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France call their diplomats, staff home, and shutter their embassies.
  58. 2016 Thursday: In Monterey, Mexico, a prison riot breaks out between inmates of two drug cartels which leaves at least 52 dead and countless more injured. Meanwhile, six Democratic candidates seeking the nomination of their party appear on the party’s sixth debate stage.  This would be Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O’Malley.  Protesters demanding a $15-hour minimum wage cause problems outside the site.
  59. 2017 Saturday: ISIS strikes at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey, when a terrorist 39 people. He is captured by police and taken into custody.
  60. 2018 Sunday: A Russian airliner crashes southwest of Moscow, killing all 71 on board. Many suspect terrorism.  The body count is rising in the region as Russians, Syrians, Iranians, Turks, and Israelis are battling jihadists and one another in the area.  It is what it is, folks, as long as the Iranians, Russians, and Turks are meddling in Syria, there will never be peace.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., New York City prosecutors are out on strike protesting federal ICE agents picking up criminal illegal aliens at the Bronx Courthouse. 
  61. 2019 Monday: Two Indian states see 100 people die and numerous more injured from the consumption of poisonous bootleg liquor. Elsewhere, in an effort to maintain continuity of trade between the United Kingdom and Switzerland following a successful “Brexit,” the countries sign an updated agreement so that friendly trade relations will continue. 
  62. 2020 Tuesday: The New Hampshire primary occurs on this date, and it appears that the battle is between Princess Pete and Commie Bernie with the Schnoz, Amy Klobuchar hanging in third place although no one knows for sure at this time.  Joe Biden, however, has already bolted for South Carolina, demonstrating he knows he is going to lose here, too.  Meanwhile, an audio tape of Mike Bloomberg speaking from six years ago about busting minorities and sending them to jail for pot possession hits the scene.  My, my, my! Update: with 78% of the vote in, Fox News Channel calls it thus: Sen. Bernie Sanders: 25.7%; Pete Buttigieg: 24.4%; Amy Klobuchar: 19.9%; Elizabeth Warren: 9.4%; Joe Biden: 8.4%; Tom Steyer: 3.6%; Tulsi Gabbard: 3.2%; Andrew Yang: 2.9%; Michael Bennett and Deval Patrick: 0. Andrew Yang was the first to toss in the towel within moments followed by Michael Bennett within the first 30 minutes;  Tom Steyer tossed in the towel then pulled it back, why?  No one knows…Elsewhere, the death toll from the Chinese Virus in communist China has hit 1,000 fatalities what with 103 in a single day in Hubei Province.  A year later, this will be NOTHING…
  63. 2021 Thursday: DAY 23 OF THE BIDEN REGIME. Volkswagen is going to team up with Microsoft to create the necessary software with which to create self-driving cars.   Speaking of automobile issues, Texas authorities are cleaning up a massive pileup of cars and trucks on an icy stretch of the highway.  The pileup occurred near Fort Worth, Texas.  Elsewhere, Best Buy announces it’s going to lay off an undisclosed number of its employees in brick-and-mortar stores due to the Chi-Com Virus having driven business more online than in person.  Meanwhile, 793,000 Americans file for initial jobless benefits, down 19,000 from the week before.  Still not good, however.  Finally, thanks to the people behind Joe Biden, gas prices have gone up 18-percent as the War on Domestic Energy Production gets underway.  Thank you, “Chi-Com Joe.”
  64. 2021 Thursday A: Impeach #45 II continues in the U.S. Senate. It appears that Democrats prosecuting the FORMER president believe that if they continue hammering the same points over and over and over and over that somehow, it is going to drive an increasing number of inattentive GOP senators to vote to convict.  Not so.  Chef Lilah said in her Twitter feed today that Congressman Jamie Raskin’s own daddy avoided doing a stretch in federal prison over his collusion with Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers back in the 1970s.  She guesses what was good for daddy is not good for President Donald J. Trump.  Meanwhile, Trump adviser Jason Miller shares his confidence that Trump’s attorneys can dismantle the Democrats’ BS arguments with ease.   In the same vein, Senator Lindsey Graham says he believes more GOP senators are going to vote to acquit after hearing the sobbing testimony of Democrat prosecutors such as mob boss David Cicilline, the blubbering Jamie Raskin, and that POS of fecal matter, Teddy Lieu.  Add to that the Chi-Com spy Eric Swalwell and one can see the rogue’s gallery of dimwits on display.  Doesn’t say much about the people who elect these bedbugs to office now does it.
  65. 2021 Thursday B: In Portland, Oregon, local cops say they were successful in driving away the left-wing Antifa and BLM mobs from burning down their very own police union headquarters. Elsewhere, Fox News Channel files suit to dismiss the bogus lawsuit launched against the network by the election-stealing software company (allegedly) Smartmatic.  We expect it to be successful and that Smartmatic will lose.  Meanwhile, Telegram becomes the most popular downloaded social media app.  Next, a $4.5 million lawsuit has just dropped on the head of Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.  Owners of the Town Talk Diner and Gastro Pub in Minneapolis filed suit after mobs attacked their business night after night and burned it down during the summertime riots in which, Black Lives Matter and Antifa thugs targeted their business and NO Minneapolis Police Department officers ever showed up to protect it.  We expect loads more lawsuits are going to drop atop these left-wing mayors and governors.  Finally, the New York Stock Exchange announces that if Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s tax plan goes into effect, they will be leaving the Empire State.  Good for you!
  66. 2021 Thursday C: It appears that Cancel Culture is trying to erase Western Tradition so that it can supplant it with Marxism. We won’t allow that to happen.  Elsewhere, a recent study into the reporting of statistics related the Chinese Virus are entirely wrong.  The study suggests that the fatality numbers connected to the Beijing Bug include BOTH those who died FROM the virus and those who died WITH the virus.  If statistics were honest, the numbers would fall from the nearly 2,400,000 deaths to a true figure of 35,000 deaths.  However, since the virus serves left-wing political purposes, the numbers are inflated and remain inflated.    Meanwhile, federal health authorities are warning medical workers to be on the lookout for ersatz N-95 masks.  Finally, Tokyo Olympics boss Yoshiro Mori finds himself forced to resign over a comment he made in which, he said, ‘women talk too much.’  Gee, no one can exercise an opinion anymore.  Wah, wah, wah!
  67. 2021 Thursday D: Tom Fitton shares information numerous Chi-Com-loving professors in the United States are receiving funding for various research projects and then transferring both the research and American tax dollars back to the communists in Beijing. Under the Trump administration, many of these Chi-Com sleepers were rooted and booted whereas now, under the ‘Joe Biden administration,’ Chi-Coms ain’t going nowhere.  Speaking of this, a mumbling Joe Biden now admits that yes indeed, the Chinese ARE going to eat our lunches.’  Add to that the fact that since the teachers unions have bullied Chi-Com Joe, the Biden administration is now going to rely on whatever the CDC says about whether schools can reopen or not.  NOT GOOD, Joe, people are becoming angrier by the moment.  Elsewhere, illegal alien border crossings into the U.S. are more than double one year ago.  We keep saying, “Lay in minefields!” 
  68. 2021 Thursday H: Here are today’s stats for the Wuhan Flu, planet first: 107,458,667 confirmed cases, +291,882, 2,357,475, confirmed deaths, +9,054, and 60,136,468 confirmed recoveries, +228,082. Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,539,217 confirmed cases, up 53,415 from yesterday’s reporting, 473,223 confirmed deaths, DOWN 811 from yesterday’s reporting, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as last week’s.  NOTE- in the White House 22 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 143,828 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?
  69. 2021 Thursday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,449,934 confirmed cases, 45,456 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,584 confirmed cases, 423 confirmed deaths (not updated in a week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 328,264 confirmed cases, 4,675 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- Tennessee: currently, they have 752,033 confirmed cases, 10,812 confirmed deaths, and 716,136 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 709,729 confirmed cases, 5,257 confirmed deaths, and 635,960 confirmed recoveries.    For the heck of it, let’s look at another country- Italy: currently, they have 2,668,266 confirmed cases of the dreaded Chi-Vi, 92,338 confirmed deaths, and 2,165,817 confirmed recoveries.   The AP reports that Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo sent at least 9,000 COVID-19-infected patients into New York nursing homes.  For this lowlife scumbag to do this, he did it for ONE THING and ONE THING ONLY: to eliminate the aged, the infirm, the chronically ill, and the mentally challenged.  Governor Cuomo must be put on trial for mass murder.  Either that or he’s too stupid to be governor, perhaps his lower IQ brother Chris could do the job?
  70. 2021 Thursday J: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,430.70, DOWN 7.10 points (-0.023%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,025.77, UP 53.24 points (+0.38%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,916.38, UP 6.50 points (+0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,826.70 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $27.05 per troy ounce, -0.00 (-0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,243.00 per troy oz, -4.00 (-0.32%) while the price of COPPER is $3.78 per pound, +0.01 (+0.23%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,353.50 per troy oz, +0.00 (+0.00%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $57.95 per barrel, -0.29 (-0.50%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.95.  Next, $1.00 U.S. = 0.000021 Bitcoin (BTC).  One buck U.S. = 1,400.00 Myanmar Kyat.
  71. 2021 Thursday K: After the Biden administration suggested something that extremely sounds Stalinist, namely prohibiting travel to Florida because Governor Ron DeSantis, Republican, won’t kotow to the new oppressive administration. Governor DeSantis says it’s a load of crap seeing as how the Biden administration could give a hoot about hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens flooding the country whom NO one is monitoring for the Chinese Virus. Florida has remained open from the earliest days of the Wuhan Flu and its cases are not as bad as say, California and New York.  Still, Bill Gates and Dr. Tony “Three Masks and Googles” Fauci are conspiring to find ways to topple DeSantis at best or to force him in line at worst.   Look for other Stalinist measures to follow suit.  Meanwhile, Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene introduces a bill with which to prohibit federal funds being used for gun control measures. 
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2020 Friday: The Chi-Coms waste no time: a man convicted of murdering a doctor on New Year’s Eve receives a penalty of death. Apparently, attacks on medical personnel have increased in the communist giant following the outbreak of the Bat Flu and a lackluster response in dealing with it. The man killed a doctor in Beijing. So, 17-plus days after the crime, he’s tried and convicted and most likely going to have the sentence carried out soon. The U.S. could learn something on this front.

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17. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2022:

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President Rutherford B. Hayes; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Smith Thompson, and George Sutherland; U.S. Attorneys General Caleb Cushing and Nicolas Katzenbach; U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Joseph W. Barr and Nicholas F. Brady; U.S. Senator Bob Menendez; the Guess Who featuring Domenic Troiano, the Kinks, Led Zeppelin I, Mott the Hoople featuring Terrence Dale “Buffin” Griffin, Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali, and the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Taylor:

  1. 1377 Friday: Catholic authorities transferred the Papal See from Avignon, France, back to Rome on this date.
  2. 1562 Wednesday: The Edict of St. Germain recognized the rights of French Protestants.
  3. 1595 Tuesday: French King Henry IV declared war on Spain.
  4. 1768 Sunday: In Amenia, N.Y., the future 19th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Smith Thompson is born.  President James Monroe would nominate the Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Henry Livingston.  Thompson would serve from September 01, 1823, to December 18, 1843.
  5. 1773 Sunday: Captain Cook’s Resolution became the first ship to cross the Antarctic Circle.
  6. 1779 Sunday: Captain Cook makes the last entry in the log of the HMS Discovery.
  7. 1795 Saturday: The Dudingston Curling Society organized in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  8. 1800 Friday: Future 23rd U.S. Attorney General Caleb Cushing is born in Salisbury, Massachusetts, on this date.  A member of numerous parties, he would serve under President Franklin Pierce from March 07, 1853, until March 04, 1857.
  9. 1806 Friday: James Madison Randolph, grandson of President Thomas Jefferson, becomes the first child born in the White House.
  10. 1821 Wednesday: Mexico permits Moses Austin and 300 American families to settle in Texas.
  11. 1861 Thursday: English plumber, Thomas Crapper, patents the flush toilet.
  12. 1864 Sunday: Troops under General James Longstreet ends the heavy fighting around Dandridge, Tennessee.
  13. 1874 Saturday: Armed Democrats in Texas seize the government, ending radical Reconstruction.
  14. 1885 Saturday: British troops beat the Mahdi and his army at the Battle of Abu Klea in the Sudan.
  15. 1893 Tuesday: A group of businesspersons and sugar planters overthrew Hawaii’s monarchy and forced Queen Liliuokalani to abdicate her throne, setting off a great deal of strife among the population.  Some want to reclaim the former kingdom’s independence!  Meanwhile, the 19th president of the United States, Rutherford B. Hayes, died at age 70 in Fremont, Ohio.  A Republican, he served the American people from March 04, 1878, to March 04, 1881.
  16. 1900 Tuesday: The U.S. took Wake Island in the mid-Pacific as it housed an important cable link between Hawaii and Manila.  Elsewhere, Mormon Brigham Young suffered denial of a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives because he was a polygamist.
  17. 1912 Wednesday: English explorer Robert Falcon Scott reached the South Pole.  However, Norwegian Roald Amundsen had beaten him there by one month.  Unfortunately, for Scott and his party, they died on the return trip.
  18. 1913 Friday: A new company, J.C. Penney Company incorporated on this date as all partner interest in the 36 Golden Rule Stores consolidated into the new corporation.   
  19. 1915 Sunday: Russian troops occupy Bukovina and western Ukraine.
  20. 1916 Monday: In New York City, pro golfers formed the Professional Golfers Association on this date.
  21. 1917 Wednesday: The United States paid Denmark $25 million for the Virgin Islands.
  22. 1918 Thursday: In Bicknell, Indiana, future 59th U.S. Treasury Secretary Joseph W. Barr is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from December 21, 1968, to January 20, 1969.
  23. 1922 Tuesday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future 65th U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from February 11, 1965, to October 02, 1966.  (He also was Acting AG from September 04, 1964, to February 11, 1965).
  24. 1929 Thursday: The cartoon character, Popeye the Sailor Man made his debut in the “Thimble Theater” comic strip.
  25. 1934 Wednesday: Ferdinand Porsche submitted a design for a people’s car, a “Volkswagen,” to the new German Reich government. 
  26. 1938 Monday: The 70th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Sutherland left the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Warren G. Harding nominated his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice John Clarke’s seat.  Sutherland served from 09-05-1922 until today.
  27. 1942 Saturday: Cassius Clay—the future boxing champion of the world, Muhammad Ali—is born in Louisville, Kentucky, on this date.   He would go on to compile a professional record of 61 fights, 56 wins (37 KOs), and five losses. 
  28. 1943 Sunday: General Gabrielle Nasci of the Italian Alpine Corps received a letter from his German superiors alerting him that he and his corps were NOT to join the retreat from the Don Front.  It alerted him that he would be held responsible for whatever was to come which meant they were being sacrificed to allow the Germans and the Hungarians to pull back.  The Italian command in Russia- the ARMIR- told General Nasci later in the day to begin pulling back anyway, to break the Soviet encirclement of his forces before it was too late.
  29. 1944 Monday: During World War II, Allied Forces launched the first of four battles for Monte Casino in Italy; the Allies were ultimately successful in overcoming the Nazi defenses but the cost in lives and material would be tremendous.  The German defenders were elite parachutists and defended every nook and cranny of the abbey.  
  30. 1945 Wednesday: Soviet and Polish forces liberated Warsaw during World War II.  As the Red Army rolls in, a communist government is quickly installed which leads to outrage from the British and the free Polish government in Great Britain. Elsewhere, Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with saving tens of thousands of Jews, disappeared in Hungary while in Soviet custody.
  31. 1946 Thursday: Future lead guitarist with the James Gang[i] (1972) and the Guess Who[ii] (1974-1975)—Domenic Troiano—is born in Modugno, Italy, on this date.  
  32. 1948 Saturday: The trial of eleven communists in New York City commences.  Meanwhile, the Netherlands and Indonesia agree to a ceasefire in the latter nation’s war of independence.
  33. 1949 Monday: In Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, Mick Taylor, lead guitarist for the Rolling Stones[iii] following the death of Brian Jones was born on this date.  He played with the Stones from 1969-1975 when he departed the band to embark on a solo career.
  34. 1950 Tuesday: The Great Brink’s Robbery took place as seven masked men held up a Brink’s garage in Boston, stealing $1.2 million in cash and $1.5 million in checks and money orders.  (Although the authorities caught the entire gang, they only recovered part of the loot.
  35. 1955 Monday: The submarine USS Nautilus made its first nuclear-powered test run from its berth in Groton, Connecticut. 
  36. 1961 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered his farewell address in which he warned against “the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex.”  Meanwhile, in his third pro heavyweight boxing match, Cassius Clay scored a TKO of his opponent, Tony Esperti at the 1:30 minute mark of Round 3 in a schedule 8-round bout putting his pro record to 3-0.
  37. 1963 Thursday: Wilt Chamberlain of the NBA San Francisco Warriors scores 67 points in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
  38. 1964 Friday: Michelle La Vaughn Robinson—the future Mrs. Barack Obama and First Lady of the United States—was born in Chicago, Illinois.   
  39. 1966 Monday: A B-52 carrying four H-bombs collided with a refueling tanker.  Seven crewmembers lost their lives in the mishap (four aboard the tanker and three aboard the B-52) and three of the bombs plummeted nearby the Spanish town of Palomares while the other one fell into the Mediterranean Sea.
  40. 1969 Friday: Led Zeppelin[iv] released its debut album in the United States on this date in history!
  41. 1971 Sunday: In Super Bowl V, the Baltimore Colts beat the Dallas Cowboys by a score of 16-13; Chuck Halley of Dallas is the MVP.  Meanwhile Kid Rock was born in Romeo, Michigan.
  42. 1975 Friday: The undercover cop drama “Barretta,” starring Robert Blake, premiered on ABC-TV. 
  43. 1977 Monday: The first execution in the United States in a decade took place at Utah State Prison as a firing squad executed convicted murderer Gary Gilmore, 36.
  44. 1983 Monday: Governor George C. Wallace of Alabama becomes governor for a record fourth time.  Meanwhile, Nigeria expels 2 million illegal aliens, mostly Ghana natives.
  45. 1984 Tuesday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Sony Corp. of America vs. Universal City Studios, Inc., ruled 5-4 that the use of home video cassette recorders to tape television programs for private viewing did not violate federal copyright laws.
  46. 1986 Friday: At the Omni Colosseum in Atlanta, Georgia, heavyweight WBA boxing champion Tony Tubbs lost a 15-round majority decision- and the belt- to Tim Witherspoon.  Tubbs record dropped to 21-1 while that of Witherspoon went to 24-2.  Also on the card, heavyweight boxer Greg Page lost a unanimous 10-round decision to Buster Douglas putting the record of Page to 24-5 while that of Douglas went to 21-3-1.
  47. 1987 Saturday: In Miami, Florida, at the 2:10 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, Leon Spinks loses the fight to Jose Ribalta.  Spinks’ record goes to 17-7-2 while that of “El Nino” goes to 24-4-1.
  48. 1989 Tuesday: A gunman opens fire in a California school, killing five people and wounding 30.   Elsewhere, up-and-coming heavyweight boxing future champion Tommy Morrison improved his record to 4-0 with a KO of Elvin Evans in Round 1.
  49. 1990 Wednesday: Cleveland’s Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducted the one-and-only Kinks[v] on this date in time.  The band was active between 1964 until 1994.  
  50. 1991 Thursday: Operation Desert Storm, the campaign to drive the Iraqis out of Kuwait begins as negotiations for a peaceful resolution failed as Saddam Hussein stepped up his belligerence in defending the nation his military forces had overrun.
  51. 1993 Tuesday: The 68th U.S. Treasury Secretary Nicholas F. Brady left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush from September 15, 1988, until today.
  52. 1994 Monday: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hits Los Angeles, killing 61 people and causing $20 billion in damage.
  53. 1995 Tuesday: The Los Angeles Rams announce they are moving to St. Louis.  Elsewhere, more than 6,000 people died when an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 devastated the city of Kobe, Japan.
  54. 1997 Friday: A court in Ireland granted the first divorce in the Roman Catholic country’s history.  Elsewhere, the 63rd U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from 01-20-1993 until today.
  55. 1998 Saturday: Paula Jones accuses President Bill Clinton of sexual abuse.
  56. 2003 Friday: In Lemoore, California, on Indian tribal land, heavyweight boxer Tony Tubbs lost a 10-round unanimous decision to Mexican heavyweight boxer, Gilbert Martinez, putting his pro record to 42-9.  
  57. 2006 Tuesday: U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, Democrat, entered the U.S. Senate on this date representing the Garden State- New Jersey.
  58. 2009 Saturday: Israel declares a ceasefire in the Gaza War to be effective on January 18 while the Islamists do the same.   The Israelis should have killed more of this jihadist scum.
  59. 2010 Sunday: Ali Hassan al-Majid, former Iraqi minister, also known as Chemical Ali, receives a death sentence for the poison gas attack at Halabja.  He was just following orders…
  60. 2011 Monday: All bullet trains in northern and central Japan temporarily halted due a computer glitch that affects thousands of passengers.  Elsewhere, GlaxoSmithKline announces that over the previous quarter, due to problems with the drug, Avandia, they have had to pay out $3.4 billion to settle numerous lawsuits.
  61. 2012 Tuesday: India and China agree to build a functional plan to address border issues.  Meanwhile, Syria rejects offers of Arab nations sending of troops to help quell the uprisings.
  62. 2013 Thursday: After stripping Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France Titles, the IOC takes away the cyclist’s bronze medal from the 2000 Summer Olympics; racing authorities found him guilty of doping.  Meanwhile, France increases the number of its troops in northern Mali by 1,400, planning to have a force of 2,500 or more to quell the Islamist insurgency.
  63. 2014 Friday: Responding to privacy concerns raised by former spy contractor Edward Snowden’s NSA disclosures, U.S. President Barack Obama[vi] announces reforms to NSA phone surveillance.  Elsewhere, the Taliban carry out a suicide bombing on a Kabul, Afghanistan, restaurant killing 26 people outright and wounding numerous others.  Meanwhile, after it took 25 minutes to execute convicted murderer Denis McGuire of Ohio, a controversy breaks out in the U.S. on the issue of capital punishment- yet again.
  64. 2015 Saturday: U.S. President Barack Obama vows to veto additional sanctions proposed by Congress against Iran, citing the delicacy of international talks currently underway with the nation regarding limitations on its nuclear program.  Elsewhere, as the fight intensifies against Boko Haram jihadis in Nigeria and Cameroon, Chad announces it will also dispatch its soldiers to aid Nigerian government forces against Islamist extremism.  Kill ‘em all, men, kill ‘em all.
  65. 2016 Sunday: In Charleston, S.C., the fourth Democratic Party presidential candidates go toe to toe in a wild event in which the candidates sparred over issues such as gun control and health care.  Elsewhere, on the other side of the world, ISIS carries out another suicide bombing in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, killing at least 13 people and wounding another 14 or more people.  Meanwhile, as Syrian government troops begin pushing back against the ISIS thugs in Deir ez-Azor, retreating Islamists kidnap 400 civilians to use as hostages. 
  66. 2016 Sunday A: In London, England, longtime drummer with the British bands Mott the Hoople[vii], Mott, and British Lions- Terrence Dale “Buffin” Griffin lost his battle with early onset Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 67.
  67. 2017 Tuesday: Prior to leaving office, outgoing President Barack Hussein Obama commutes Wikileaks rat fink Bradley (Chelsea) Manning’s prison sentence from 35 years to seven years.  Another person who gets a commutation is Puerto Rican terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera who was serving a 35-year stretch for sedition and other crimes.  Meanwhile, to the dismay of loved ones, the search for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 370 over the Indian Ocean is terminated. 
  68. 2018 Wednesday: To the outrage of many, President Donald J. Trump tweets a link to the Republican National Committee’s Fake News Awards where the 45th president shares the 10 most bogus stories reported in the fake news.  He also shares how he is accomplishing so much even though the fake news media does its best to destroy him.  
  69. 2019 Thursday: The so-called “Godfather of Crystal Meth” in China- Cai Dongyi- undergoes execution by the authorities for his numerous crimes.   Meanwhile, in response to House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s suggestion of a rescheduling of the SOTU address, postpones the scheduled ‘investigative trip’ by House and Senate Dems- including leadership- scheduled to leave for Europe, Egypt, and Afghanistan as the aircraft sits on the runway preparing to take off.  Oops.
  70. 2020 Friday: The Chi-Coms waste no time: a man convicted of murdering a doctor on New Year’s Eve receives a penalty of death.  Apparently, attacks on medical personnel have increased in the communist giant following the outbreak of the Bat Flu and a lackluster response in dealing with it.  The man killed a doctor in Beijing.  So, 17-plus days after the crime, he’s tried and convicted and most likely going to have the sentence carried out soon.  The U.S. could learn something on this front.
  71. 2021 Sunday:  Following an average of violent assaults on ten transit workers per month since July 2020, New York City Transit officials are begging for extra security from their ‘missing in action’ worthless Mayor Bill Di Blasio.  Haven’t heard if he’s going to acknowledge their requests.  Next, thanks to similar problems, BIG TECH companies are fleeing San Francisco as though it has a horrible case of herpes.  Can’t blame them.  Meanwhile, ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden guarantees that on Inauguration Day, he is going to legalize 11 million illegal aliens as a start which will lead to an erasing of borders.  Election theft has consequences.   Elsewhere, “Big Brother Facebook” now is going to ban ads for weapon accessories.
  72. 2021 Sunday A: The House Intel Committee requests all documents on the events that lead up to the storming of the Capitol Hill on January 6.  What will they say when they learn for sure that Chi-Com-funded Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs infiltrated and instigated the actions that occurred on that dreary day?  We have learned that not only the Chi-Coms but also the Iranians and possibly the Russians funneled Bitcoin dark money through Europe that made its way into the hands of the human garbage that desecrated the nation’s capital and have given the Democrats their Reichstag Fire moment.   Speaking of the “Reichstag Fire” moment, statehouses across the country are ‘gearing up for Inauguration Day violence caused by TRUMP SUPPORTERS.”  Oh, please, they are blaming Trump supporters for their crackdown on civil liberties and the overthrow of the American way of life.   Meanwhile, 59-percent of Republicans want their legislators to challenge “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s theft of the 2020 Presidential Election as do we.
  73. 2021 Sunday B: Vice President Mike Pence is visiting Fort Drum today to deliver remarks to the 10th Mountain Division.  Elsewhere, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee says that ‘Kamala Harris should be impeached for having supported left-wing political violence all last year’ as well as for ‘bailing out criminal thugs who perpetrated said violence.’  We agree.  We also approve of Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s articles of impeachment against “Chi-Com Joe” Biden on January 21, 2020, for his deep ties to COMMUNIST CHINA.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Vice President Mike Pence urges the incoming ‘Biden-Harris’ administration to maintain eternal vigilance on the communist Chi-Coms.  Elsewhere, one of the BOGUS Lincoln Project’s co-founders John Weaver steps down for having propositioned numerous young men seeking sexual hook-ups for misbehavior.  Lincoln Project is as bogus as is the 1619 Project, crackpot, left-wing BS crap.
  74. 2021 Sunday C:  A recent NBC poll shows that approval ratings among Republicans for President Trump is as high as ever with 87-percent of the GOP solidly behind the president.   Meanwhile, this past Friday, Bill Maher criticized the incoming ‘Biden-Harris administration’ for flaunting all the COVID-19 restrictions by holding large inaugural events.   Everyone else but leftwing protesters must remain indoors cowering from the Chi-Vi, the Kung Flu, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  We say, “F**k them!”  P.S.- Joe will NEVER be our president. 
  75. 2021 Sunday D: The Australian Open is going to proceed in early February as planned even though some tennis players must remain indoors for 14 days if anyone around them tested positive for the Chinese Virus.  Many players said they would not have come had they known they would have had to remain indoors without practice for two flipping weeks.  Who can blame them?   Elsewhere, Betty White hits 99 years of age today.  Meanwhile, fans of Jeopardy! want the stage named for the late host, Alex Trebek.    
  76. 2021 Sunday E: Alexei Navalny arrives back in Moscow and is detained on arrival by Russian authorities.  Elsewhere, former Facebook official suggests that cable providers drop OAN and Newsmax.  Simultaneously, Twitter has suspended the account of Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene.  AND YOU THINK THERE’S NO FUNNY BUSINESS GOING ON ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND THE WORLD?
  77. 2021 Sunday F: On day 2 of the NFL Divisional Round of the playoffs, the Kansas City Chiefs (15-2) survive the loss of quarterback Patrick Mahomes and beat the visiting Cleveland Browns (12-6) by a final score of 22-17.  In the second game, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (13-5) beat the New Orleans Saints, 20 (13-5).  Next Sunday, the Bucs will visit Green Bay and Buffalo will visit Kansas City in the conference round.  We are making a BOLD prediction now- a ‘State Farm Super Bowl,’ Kansas City vs. Green Bay!  You heard it here first!  
  78. 2021 Sunday G: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 95,003,533 confirmed cases, +592,965, 2,029,938, confirmed deaths, +9,896, and 52,269,644 confirmed recoveries, +302,236.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 24,117,759 confirmed cases (mysteriously down from a week ago), up 120,964 from yesterday’s reporting, 401,256 confirmed deaths, UP 1,576, and 10,467,918 confirmed recoveries, UP 44,674.
  79. 2021 Sunday H: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,976,643 confirmed cases, 33,393 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 322 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 290,896 confirmed cases, 3,971 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: West Virginia: currently, they have 108,821 confirmed cases, 1,776 confirmed deaths, and 80,187 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 548,332 confirmed cases, 4,005 confirmed deaths, and 472,437 confirmed recoveries.
  80. 2022 Monday:  Aloha.  Stick around and share your thoughts…

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This artwork is #0713 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Washington’s Mountains.”  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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[i] We promoted the music of the James Gang beginning on Saturday, 11-August-2012 through Monday, 27-August-2012.  We did not do the solo discography of Joe Walsh at the time but when we arrive at the Eagles, we most certainly will.

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

[iii] 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 which include Mick Taylor’s solo efforts.

[iv] 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.  The debut Led Zeppelin album appeared on 07-July-2014.  We hope you will check this famed British band out.

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

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

[vii] 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.

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BB. 1942 Friday: The battle in Stalingrad grinds on as German troops continue pulverizing the Russian defenders but never quite being able to displace them and conquer the city. Meanwhile, on both sides of the besieged city, Axis allies Romanians, Hungarians, and Italians begin solidifying the flanks. Just like last winter, this one promises to be equally as bad- if not worse- especially along the Volga River.

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275. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, OCTOBER 02, 2021:

U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach; U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Phillip Francis Thomas; Electric Flag featuring Nick Gravenites, Genesis featuring Mike Rutherford, the Grateful Dead, Ian Gillan featuring Steve Byrd, the Police featuring Sting, and Tom Petty of the Heartbreakers:

  1. 1187 Friday: Sultan Saladin recaptures Jerusalem from the Crusaders.
  2. 1492 Wednesday: King Henry VII of England invades France on this date.
  3. 1780 Monday: American troops hanged British spy, John Andre, near Tappan, New York, during the Revolutionary War.
  4. 1804 Tuesday: England mobilizes against a possible French invasion by Napoleon’s troops.
  5. 1835 Friday: The first battle of the Texas Revolutionary War took place as American settlers fought Mexican soldiers near the Guadeloupe River; the Mexicans ended up withdrawing.
  6. 1836 Sunday: After five years of traveling around the world acquiring knowledge about fauna, flora, wildlife, and geology, Charles Darwin returns to England.  In 1859 with the release of his book, “The Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection,” Darwin revealed his theory of evolution.  
  7. 1853 Sunday: Austria passes a law preventing Jews from owning land.
  8. 1861 Wednesday: Former Vice President John C. Breckinridge flees Kentucky in advance of approaching Confederate troops.
  9. 1869 Saturday: Mahatma (Mohandas) K. Gandhi was born on this date.
  10. 1870 Sunday: Italian nationalists annex Rome and the Papal States; Rome becomes the new unified nation’s capital city.
  11. 1871 Monday: In Olympus, Tennessee, future 47th U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt / served from 03-04-1933 to 11-30-1944.
  12. 1876 Monday: Texas opened the Agricultural and Mechanical College (Texas A & M), which made it the state’s first venture into public higher education.
  13. 1889 Wednesday: The first International Conference of International States convened in Washington, D.C.
  14. 1890 Thursday: In Baltimore, Maryland, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Phillip Francis Thomas died at age 80.  A Democrat, he served under President James Buchanan from December 12, 1860, to January 14, 1861.
  15. 1906 Tuesday: Tommy Burns scores a knockout of Jim Burns in 15 rounds to win the heavyweight boxing title.
  16. 1908 Friday: On this date, Addie Joss of Cleveland pitched the fourth perfect game in major league baseball history.
  17. 1919 Thursday: President Woodrow Wilson suffered a serious stroke at the White House that paralyzed his left side.
  18. 1920 Saturday: The only triple-header of the century occurs on this date: the Cincinnati Reds win 13-4, then 7-3; then, the Pittsburgh Pirates win the final game, 6-0.
  19. 1924 Thursday: The Geneva Protocol adopted the League of Nations.
  20. 1925 Friday: Scottish inventor John Logie Baird completed the first transmission of moving images.
  21. 1932 Sunday: As the Boston Braves, the Washington Redskins play their first NFL game and lose 14-0.  Meanwhile, in the 29th World Series, the New York Yankees sweep the Chicago Cubs.
  22. 1935 Wednesday: Italian troops begin the invasion of Abyssinia on this date.  During this invasion, they would use air power, poison gas, and tanks.
  23. 1937 Saturday: Ronald Reagan—26-years-old—made his acting debut in the Warner Bros. film, “Love is on the Air.”
  24. 1938 Sunday: Future multi-instrumentalist with numerous rock bands during the 1960s onward but notably with Electric Flag[i]—Nick Gravenites—is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.
  25. 1939 Monday: The Benny Goodman Sextet (which included Lionel Hampton) made their first recording, “Flying Home,” for Columbia.
  26. 1940 Wednesday: 17 German aircraft go down over England on this date.
  27. 1941 Thursday: During World War II, German forces launched an all-out assault- Operation Typhoon- against Moscow, capital of the Soviet Union, on this date.  Hurried supplies were brought up to the panzer units and Wehrmacht troops prepare for yet another slog.  Meanwhile, the Soviets are rapidly bringing in reinforcements from the Far East to save the capital.  It is a clash between giants.  
  28. 1942 Friday: the battle in Stalingrad grinds on as German troops continue pulverizing the Russian defenders but never quite being able to displace them and conquer the city.  Meanwhile, on both sides of the besieged city, Axis allies Romanians, Hungarians, and Italians begin solidifying the flanks.  Just like last winter, this one promises to be equally as bad- if not worse- especially along the Volga River.
  29. 1943 Saturday: During World War II, Japanese troops begin evacuating Kolombangara in the Solomon Islands.
  30. 1944 Monday: German troops crushed the two-month-long uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto during which a quarter of a million-people died.  The Poles thought the Soviets were going to liberate them but lo and behold, Stalin halted the armored units due to ‘running out of supplies.’  In essence, they allowed the Nazis to crush any potential resistance from freedom-loving Poles.
  31. 1948 Saturday: The first automobile race to use asphalt, cement, and dirt roads took place in Watkins Glen in New York.  It was the first road race in the United States following the end of World War II.
  32. 1950 Monday: The comic strip, “Peanuts,” created by Charles M. Schultz, underwent syndication to seven newspapers.  Elsewhere, future bassist/guitarist/vocalist with Genesis and Mike and the Mechanics—Mike Rutherford—is born in Guildford, England, on this date.
  33. 1951 Tuesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the Police[ii] and as a solo artist, Sting, was born in Wallsend, Northumberland, England on this date.
  34. 1959 Friday: “The Twilight Zone” debuted on CBS-TV.
  35. 1962 Tuesday: The United States closed its ports to nations that allowed their ships to carry arms to Cuba.  Ships that had docked in the communist island nation no longer had the right to dock in American ports as well as faced prohibition of carrying American goods to their home countries.  This was the beginning of the ‘embargo on Cuba.’  
  36. 1966 Sunday: The 65th U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from February 11, 1965, until today.
  37. 1967 Monday: Thurgood Marshall took the oath of office as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court as the court opened its new term.  Meanwhile, in New Orleans, the Grateful Dead[iii] undergo arrest by narcotics agents.
  38. 1968 Wednesday: In Mexico City, Federal police fire on rioting students, killing between 300-500 of them.
  39. 1970 Friday: One of two chartered twin-engine planes flying the Wichita State University football team to Utah crashed into a mountain near Silver Plume, Colorado, killing 31 of the 40 people aboard.
  40. 1971 Saturday: The music program “Soul Train” made its debut in national syndication.
  41. 1978 Monday: In East Beirut, Syrian troops battle Palestinians resulting in about 1,300 deaths.
  42. 1980 Thursday: In the 11th round of their heavyweight title fight, Larry Holmes scores a TKO over Muhammad Ali.
  43. 1984 Tuesday: Richard W. Miller became the first FBI agent to undergo arrest and charging with espionage.  The federal government tried him three times and after the third go-round, he received a 20-year sentence but gained his release after nine years. 
  44. 1985 Wednesday: Actor Rock Hudson, 59, died at his home in Beverly Hills after battling AIDS.
  45. 1988 Sunday: On this date, police officers intervene in a domestic disturbance, which took place between heavyweight boxing champion, Mike Tyson, and his wife, Robin Givens.
  46. 1990 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate votes 90-9 to confirm Judge David Souter to the Supreme Court of the United States.
  47. 1998 Friday: About 10,000 Turkish soldiers crossed into northern Iraq to do battle with Kurdish rebels.
  48. 2001 Tuesday: NATO, for the first time, invoked a treaty clause that stated that an attack on one member is an attack on all members, in response to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States.
  49. 2002 Wednesday: The Washington, D.C.-area sniper attacks began as a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland, was shot and killed in a store parking lot near Wheaton; the next day, five people were shot dead, setting off a frantic manhunt lasting three weeks.  John Allen Mohammad and Lee Boyd Malvo were finally arrested for 10 killings and three woundings with Mohammad sentenced to death, executed in 2009, and Malvo sentenced to life.
  50. 2005 Sunday: A tour boat, the Ethan Allen, capsized on New York’s Lake George, killing 20 elderly passengers.  Meanwhile, playwright August Wilson died in Seattle at age 60.  Actor-comedian Nipsy Russell died in New York at age 87.
  51. 2007 Tuesday: South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun strides across the demarcation line separating South Korea from the North for his second summit with North Korean despot, Kim Jong-Il.
  52. 2009 Friday: The International Olympic Committee votes to give the 2016 Olympic Games to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  53. 2013 Wednesday: In the case of AEG Live v. Michael Jackson Estate, the court determines that AEG live is not guilty of negligence for hiring Michael Jackson[iv] physician Conrad Murray.  
  54. 2014 Thursday: JPMorgan Chase discloses that a July data breach resulted in exposure of contact information for 83 million households; the bank states that security information, such as passwords and birth dates, did not appear to have been compromised.
  55. 2015 Friday: After leaving Canada and returning to the United States- namely to Vermont- erratic actor Randy Quaid and wife Evi undergo arrest for a slew of federal charges.
  56. 2016 Sunday: The first guitarist to perform with former Deep Purple[v] vocalist, Ian Gillan—Steve Byrd—died from a heart attack on this date in Munich, Germany.  He was 61.   Meanwhile, after 67 seasons in the broadcast booth doing games for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Vin Scully calls his last game, a 7-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco.  Yikes.  What a way to go out, Vin!  Elsewhere, Kim Kardashian is robbed- in her Paris hotel room, no less- of $10 million of jewelry.
  57. 2017 Monday: Famed rocker Tom Petty of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[vi] died on this date in Santa Monica, California, at age 66 from heart failure.
  58. 2018 Tuesday: First Lady Melania Trump arrives in Ghana, West Africa, to begin a four-nation trip on behalf of her husband, President Trump, and the American people.  Her trip is a smashing success!   Meanwhile, today is the day when Saudi American journalist Jamal Khashoggi enters the Saudi Embassy in Turkey to obtain a marriage license.  Once there, Saudi intelligence officers murder him and he leaves in a variety of bags for parts (no pun intended) unknown.
  59. 2019 Wednesday: Poor Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle sues the British tabloid The Mail over the paper’s publication of a personal letter they claim was ‘private.’  Nothing is private when you’re a royal, son.  Elsewhere, the owner of the NFL Arizona Cardinals team, 1962-2019, Bill Bidwell, dies at age 88.
  60. 2020 Friday: Following last night’s announcement that President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump both tested positive for the Chi-Vi, they are in isolation.   Speaking of President Trump, Reuters reports the results of a recent poll that shows “Pro-China Joe” Biden is smoking Trump by virtue of what many believe to be an insurmountable lead of nine points.  However, Gallup reports that President Trump’s approval ratings are at their highest since the month of March, 46-percent.  A question asked by Gallup pollsters, “Despite whom you plan to support on November 3 and viewing things objectively, who do you think will win on November 3?”  A whopping 56-percent to 40-percent said they believe that President Trump will win re-election.  That says a lot.  Still, a poll on CNBC says that “Pro-China Joe” Biden is going to whoop President Trump by 54-percent to 41-percent.    Meanwhile, the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives passed a $2.2 TRILLION COVID-19 relief bill.  All Republicans- plus 18 Democrats- voted against it.  It is expected to die a slow death in the U.S. Senate. 
  61. 2020 Friday A: Chinese state-run media is laughing at President Trump following his announcement of having the Chinese Virus.  Why are you laughing?  This has been Beijing’s plan all along, to infect as many Americans as possible.  The rest of the world is merely collateral damage in the eyes of the modern-day Mandarin scum.  Speaking of all-things Chi-Com, Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers, and the Miami Heat (Lakers won 116 to 98) had the lowest viewership since 1994 when the New York Knicks played the Houston Rockets faced off against one another: 7 million, down from Game 1 of last year’s finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors.  That matchup had 13.7 million viewers.  Perhaps it’s time for the NBA to move to communist China, a place they seem to value more than they do their native country.  Adios, muchachos.
  62. 2020 Friday B: U.S. unemployment dropped below 8-percent yesterday, coming in at 7.9-percent what with 661,000 new jobs created and an increase in wage growth by 4.7-percent.   Speaking of economics, Switzerland announces it has approved a minimum wage of $25 per hour.  Yikes.  The cost of everything is going to skyrocket which means the mountain-surrounded country will have to import more Muslim refugees to fill low-wage jobs (under the table, if you know what we mean).  Elsewhere, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announces that the confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett will plow ahead, even as Democrats screech for a slow-down in the process.  Speaking of court matters, the U.S. Supreme Court says it’s going to review a BALLOT HARVESTING LAW in the state of Arizona.
  63. 2020 Friday C: Earlier today, Marine One transported President Donald J. Trump to Walter Reed Medical Center due to his Xi Jinping Bat Flu symptoms.  Upon arrival, he walked off the helicopter on his own volition, snapped a salute to military personnel, and headed for the hospital.  First Lady Melania Trump remains at the White House.  Son, Baron, and other family members have tested negative for the virus.  We neglected to mention that RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel also has the Chi-Vi.  Get well, Mr. President, and Nancy “Mumbles’ Pelosi, stop talking about presidential succession: YOU will NEVER get close to the White House other than as an invited guest.
  64. 2020 Friday D: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 34,448,691 confirmed cases, +368,568, 1,025,315, confirmed deaths, +9,500, and 23,914,378 confirmed recoveries, +225,513.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 7,407,970 confirmed cases, up 72,412 from yesterday’s reporting, 211,761 confirmed deaths, UP 1,404, and 3,942,432 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,876.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 826,362 confirmed cases, 16,033 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 12,660 confirmed cases, 139 confirmed deaths, and 10,340 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 92,166 confirmed cases, 2,227 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 258,920 confirmed cases, 1,633 confirmed deaths, and 185,122 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other state: New Hampshire- currently, they have 8,317 confirmed cases, 441 confirmed deaths, and 7,534 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Chris Sununu, for sharing ALL the numbers.
  65. 2020 Friday E: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes NOT GOOD with the president in the hospital: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,682.81, DOWN 134.09 points (-0.48%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,075.02, DOWN 251.49 points (-2.22%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,348.44, DOWN 32.36 points (-0.96%).  Price of GOLD: $1,904.10 per troy oz., -3.50 (-0.18%). Here is the price of SILVER: $23.86 per troy oz., -0.169 (-0.70%).  Price of PLATINUM: $887.20 per troy oz., -4.20 (-0.47%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,305.00 per troy oz., -21.00 (-0.90%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.98 per #, +0.0025 (+0.08%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $37.01, -0.04 (-0.11%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.79 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.85 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 76.73 Afghan afghani.
  66. 2020 Friday F:  As has become the norm, if you want to know what sorts of devious activities the Democratic Party and their bosses in Beijing are up to, you will have to check in throughout the day as more and more information continues coming to light.  We know the Chi-Coms and their allies in the Democratic Party are celebrating the president’s plight; their time is coming and it’s coming soon.  We also know as of today that the Chi-Coms are waging war on our blog site, using their stooge at Google- Sundar Pichai- to put us in page 100 of search results.  What do you scumbags fear?  YOU fear free speech?  We know Sundar Pichai sure the heck does; after all, he’s the POS who shut down the popular Google Plus site, used by millions of users around the world.  He did to stick his nose up Xi Jinping’s butt.
  67. 2020 Friday G: We learned this evening that the Michigan Supreme Court struck down Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Democrat- a woman, who if ANTIFA truly battled fascism would be there en masse doing battle with her- struck down her recent bald-faced attempt at extending her dictatorial power by extending the COVID-19 lockdown until the end of October.  They said without approval by the state’s legislature, her orders were invalid.  According to the court, ‘life must begin returning to normal.’  Elsewhere, we learned that former White House counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway tested positive for the Wuhan Virus as has North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis, Republican, Utah Senator Mike Lee, Republican, and three members of the White House Press Corps.   Sadly, many on the left are praying the president dies while world leaders- from Boris Johnson, UK, Angela Merkel, Germany, Vladimir Putin, Russia, and Kim Jong-Un, North Korea.  Thank you.   We also must note that both the former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden both tested NEGATIVE today for the Chinese Virus.  Good health to you and yours.
  68. 2020 Friday H: Here are the numbers for Mega-Millions: 09, 38, 47, 49, 68, and Mega 25.  (Next jackpot: $41 million) #1595 (The highest winners were 34 people who had four numbers for a prize of $413 apiece).
  69. 2021 Saturday: We hope it’s a slow weekend…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0606 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Heading for a Wedding.”  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.

Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)

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The next Jethro Tull offering on DVD was a four-DVD set, “Around the World Live” (June 11, 2013) that combined performances from 1970 all the way through the entire career of the band (or doggone close to it) on multiple discs.  We hope you will investigate this stunning offering of rare, vintage shows combined with spectacles from some of the greatest venues in the history of rock.  You get to see them all, most of the lineups, lots of the music, and it is indeed life-altering to behold.  Check it out and enjoy- you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] Not sure when we will begin doing the music of the Police as well as of the band’s three members but when we do, you will be the first to know.

[iii] 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.

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

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

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

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SSS. 2020 Friday F: Oregon Governor Kate Brown- when asked WHY she won’t send the Oregon National Guard into Portland, Oregon, to stop what will be soon 100 nights of unrest, she told a reporter that the ‘Guard is not trained in law-enforcement matters.’ In other words, rioters, and looters, continue doing what you are doing because NO one is going to stop you from running amok.

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TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 04, 2021:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Levi Woodbury and Henry Billings Brown; Acting U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Levi Woodbury and Charles J. Folger; the Beatles featuring Ringo Starr, the Byrds featuring Gene Parsons, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Steve Gaines, the Pretenders featuring Martin Chambers, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Greg Elmore and Gary Duncan, Santana featuring David Brown, and the Who:

  1. 422 Sunday: The 42nd Roman Catholic Pope of all Christendom, St. Boniface I, concludes his reign on this date.  He took up his position on December 28, 418.  
  2. 476 Friday: Proclaiming himself ‘King of Italy,’ Odoacer deposed Romulus Augustulus, the last emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
  3. 1024 Saturday: His fellow compatriots choose Conrad II “the Sailor” to be king of the Germans.
  4. 1479 Thursday: King Alfonso I recognizes Isabella as the queen of Castile.
  5. 1609 Friday: English navigator Henry Hudson began exploring the island of Manhattan.
  6. 1682 Friday: English astronomer Edmund Haley sees his namesake comet.
  7. 1781 Tuesday: Spanish settlers under the command of Governor Felipe de Neve founded Los Angeles.  The original name of the settlement was “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora La Reina de Los Angeles de Porciuncula,” which translates as “The Town of the Queen of Angels.”
  8. 1807 Friday: Robert Fulton begins operations of his steamship.
  9. 1833 Wednesday: At the age of 10, Barney Flaherty answered an ad in The New York Sun and became the first newsboy/paperboy. 
  10. 1851 Thursday: In Portsmouth, N.H., the 30th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Levi Woodbury, died. President James K. Polk nominated Woodbury to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph Story.  Woodbury, a Democratic-Republican, served from September 20, 1845, to September 04, 1851.  Woodbury also served his nation as its 13th U.S. Treasury secretary.  In this capacity, he served under President Andrew Jackson and then President Martin Van Buren from July 01, 1834, to March 04, 1841.  From here, he moved up to SCOTUS.  Prior to this, Woodbury served as the 9th U.S. Secretary of the Navy, prior to that he was the 9th governor of New Hampshire, and his starting position in government was U.S. senator from New Hampshire.
  11. 1862 Thursday: At the head of 50,000 Confederate troops, General Robert E. Lee invades the North.
  12. 1864 Sunday: In the dark days of the Civil War in the South, bread riots break out in Mobile, Alabama.
  13. 1866 Tuesday: The first daily newspaper in Hawaii hits the stands. 
  14. 1882 Monday: Thomas Edison’s Pearl Street electric power station began operations in New York City.  It was the first display of a practical electrical lighting system.
  15. 1884 Thursday: In Geneva, New York, the 34th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Charles J. Folger died at the age of 66.  A Republican, Folger served under President Chester A. Arthur from November 14, 1881, until his death today.
  16. 1885 Friday: The Exchange Buffett opened in New York City.  It was the first self-service cafeteria in the United States.
  17. 1886 Saturday: A group of Apache Indians led by Geronimo, aka Goyathlay (or the “One Who Yawns”), surrendered to General Nelson Miles at Skeleton Canyon in Arizona.
  18. 1888 Tuesday: George Eastman received a patent for his roll-film box camera, and registered his trademark, “Kodak.”  The camera took 100 exposures per roll.
  19. 1893 Monday: English author Beatrix Potter first told the story “Peter Rabbit” in the form of a “picture letter” to Noel Moore, the son of Potter’s former governess.
  20. 1894 Tuesday: In New York City, 12,000 tailors go on strike protesting sweatshop labor.
  21. 1913 Thursday: In Bronxville, NY, the 52nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown, died.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated the Republican jurist to fill the seat of Whig Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller.  Brown served from 12-29-1890 to 05-28-1906.
  22. 1914 Friday: Britain, France, and Russia sign the Pact of London, aimed at fighting the Central Powers as one entity.
  23. 1917 Tuesday: The American Expeditionary Forces in France suffered their first fatalities during World War I when a German airplane attacked a British-run base hospital.
  24. 1918 Wednesday: American troops land at Archangel, Russia, to help the White Russians fight against the Bolsheviks; they remain there for 10 months.
  25. 1921 Sunday: The first police broadcast on a radio station did so on radio station WIL in St. Louis.
  26. 1944 Monday: Finland breaks off diplomatic relations with former Axis ally, Nazi Germany, as the Russian military threatens to overrun their country.  Elsewhere, during World War II, British troops liberate the city of Antwerp, Belgium, from the Nazis.  Finally, Gene Parsons, final drummer, and multi-instrumentalist with the Byrds[i] and other bands, was born on this date in Morongo Valley, Death Valley, California.
  27. 1945 Tuesday: The United States regains possession of Wake Island, lost to the Japanese Empire in early 1942.
  28. 1946 Wednesday: Guitarist and vocalist with the San Francisco band, Quicksilver Messenger Service[ii], Gary Duncan, was born on this date in San Diego, California; his colleague in the same band, Greg Elmore, drummer, was born at the Coronado Naval Air Station in California.
  29. 1948 Saturday: Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands abdicated after nearly six decades of rule for health reasons.
  30. 1949 Sunday: The longest pro tennis match in history took place when Pancho Gonzales and Ted Schroeder played 67 games in five sets.  Elsewhere, Steve Gaines, future guitarist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[iii], is born on this date in Miami, Oklahoma.   
  31. 1950 Monday: The first use of a helicopter in the rescue of a downed American pilot takes place during the Korean War.
  32. 1951 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman addressed the nation from the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference in San Francisco, California, in the first live, coast-to-coast television broadcast.  Meanwhile, in Hereford, Herefordshire, England, future longtime drummer with the Anglo-American rock band, the Pretenders[iv] (1978-85 / 1993-present)—Martin Chambers—is born.
  33. 1953 Friday: The New York Yankees become the first Major League Baseball team to win five consecutive championships.
  34. 1957 Wednesday: Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus used Arkansas National Guardsmen to prevent nine black students from entering all-white Central High School in Little Rock.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the nation, Ford Motor Company began selling its ill-fated Edsel automobile.
  35. 1962 Tuesday: The Beatles[v] with new drummer, Ringo Starr, recorded “Love Me Do” at EMI Studios in London, England.  (The more familiar version with substitute drummer Andy White and Starr playing the tambourine took place a week later.
  36. 1963 Wednesday: A Swissair Caravelle III carrying 80 people crashed shortly after takeoff from Zurich, killing all on board the aircraft.
  37. 1964 Friday: Following upon U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy leaving office, the 66th U.S. Acting Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from today until February 11, 1965.
  38. 1965 Saturday: Vandals attack the van of the British rock group, the Who[vi], causing a loss of $10,000 of equipment and damages in the process.
  39. 1967 Monday: Michigan Governor George Romney[vii] said during a TV interview that while visiting South Vietnam in 1965 that U.S. government officials used ‘brainwashing’ techniques on him.  What a flake!
  40. 1968 Wednesday: Nigerian troops conquer Aba during the Biafran War.
  41. 1969 Thursday: The Food and Drug Administration issued a report calling birth control pills “safe,” despite a slight risk of fatal blood-clotting disorders linked to the pills. 
  42. 1971 Saturday: An Alaska Airlines jet crashed near Juneau, killing all 111 people on board it.  Elsewhere, on ABC-TV, “The Lawrence Welk Show” appeared for its final time.
  43. 1972 Monday: U.S. swimmer Mark Spitz won a seventh gold medal at the Munich Olympics, in the 400-meter medley relay race.  Spitz was the first Olympian to win seven gold medals.   Meanwhile, “The New Price Is Right,” hosted by Bob Barker premiered on CBS.  The game show later dropped the “New” from its title and expanded from a half-hour to a full hour.
  44. 1974 Wednesday: The United States established diplomatic relations with East Germany.
  45. 1981 Friday: The longest baseball game in the history of Fenway Park takes place as the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 8-7 in 20 innings; the game began the night before.
  46. 1987 Friday: A Soviet court convicted West German pilot Matthias Rust on charges stemming from his daring flight to Moscow’s Red Square and sentenced him to four years in labor camp; however, his captors released him in August 1988.  
  47. 1989 Monday: The Air Force’s Titan Three rocket released a reconnaissance satellite into orbit making it the 200th satellite the rocket had put into orbit since 1964.
  48. 1993 Friday: Pope John Paul II commenced his first visit to the former Soviet Union on this date.
  49. 1998 Friday: Internet services company Google filed for incorporation in California.
  50. 1999 Saturday: Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat signed a breakthrough land-for-security agreement during a ceremony in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
  51. 2000 Monday: In Los Angeles, California, original bassist with the original Santana[viii] band (1966-1971 / 1974-76), David Brown, lost his battle with kidney and liver failure on this date.  Brown was only 53.
  52. 2002 Wednesday: The Oakland Athletics won their American League 20th game in a row.  The A’s gave up an 11-run lead and then won the game on Scott Hatteberg’s home run in the bottom of the ninth.
  53. 2006 Monday: “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin, 44, died after a stingray’s barb pierced his chest.  He would have survived had he NOT yanked the tail out which caused him to bleed to death.
  54. 2008 Thursday: With a pledge that “change is coming,” Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, accepted the Republican presidential nomination at the party’s convention in St. Paul, Minn., vowing to vanquish what he called the “constant partisan rancor” gripping Washington, D.C.  Meanwhile, Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in a sex scandal, forcing the Democrat out of office after months of defiantly holding onto his job.
  55. 2009 Friday: North Korea tells the UN that it is open to ‘dialog’ after informing it that it is in the ‘final stages of uranium enrichment.’
  56. 2011 Sunday: Iran’s Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, convicted of adultery and sentenced to death, faces the whip.
  57. 2012 Tuesday: In the mountains of Morocco, a passenger bus careens over the side of the cliff and down into a ravine, killing 42 people outright and injuring another 22 passengers.    
  58. 2013 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves a resolution authorizing limited U.S. military intervention in Syria.
  59. 2014 Thursday: Movie studio Warner Brothers announces plans to lay off employees and reduce costs to improve efficiency; parent company Time Warner Inc. is seeking improvements across its divisions after rejecting a buyout offer by Rupert Murdoch earlier this year.  Meanwhile, comedian Joan Rivers died at a New York hospital at age 81, a week after going into cardiac arrest in a doctor’s office during a routine medical procedure.
  60. 2015 Friday: In Guatemala, ex-president Otto Pérez Molina goes to prison for corruption.  This occurred only hours after massive protests in the Central American country forced him to resign his position and put himself into the hands of the authorities.  Meanwhile, Saudi King Salman arrived in Washington, D.C. to confer with President Barack Hussein Obama after people around the world became outraged over the Saudis bombing Houthi rebels running amok in Yemen.  Look- Yemen is a horrible place and if they want peace restored in the country, Iran must stop supporting the insurgents.
  61. 2016 Sunday:  In a ceremony at the Vatican, Pope Francis canonizes Mother Teresa. 
  62. 2017 Monday: Texas emergency management officials said at least 60 deaths were attributed to Hurricane Harvey.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announces that he will sign an executive order to end the DREAMERS program, the DACA program, ‘Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.’  This of course drives his enemies berserk. 
  63. 2018 Tuesday: Much to the delight of Jeff Bezos and to the horror of many liberals, Amazon.com becomes the second trillion-dollar U.S. company.  Meanwhile, to the disgust of many, Nike makes anti-American protester, failed NFL QB Colin Kaepernick the face of its new advertising campaign, set to launch on the company’s 30th anniversary. 
  64. 2019 Wednesday: In Hong Kong, following three months of non-stop protests, leader Carrie Lam announces she is withdrawing the controversial extradition bill that would deport local arrestees to mainland, ahem, communist China, for trial and punishment…for now.  Meanwhile, the Federal Trade Commission hammers YouTube with a fine of $170 million for illegally collecting and storing information gleaned from its underage viewers and users.  Who would ever have thought an online entity such as YouTube- or Google- would commit something so egregious as this?
  65. 2020 Friday:  Today’s attempt to bring down President Donald J. Trump comes to us from an article in The Atlantic magazine in which in 2018, the president called fallen U.S. soldiers at a U.S. military cemetery “losers and suckers.”  Four unnamed sources claim this is so just as they contend that President Trump also ‘didn’t think that wounded U.S. soldiers should participate in military parades.’  Most people believe that Generals John Kelly and “Mad Dog” Mattis are two of the sources but the sources say they won’t come forward out of fear of ‘angry Tweets.’  Uh, okay.
  66. 2020 Friday A: When federal agents go to arrest the Antifa POS who murdered Aaron “Jay” Danielson, a member of Patriot Prayer, a conservative peace group in Portland, Oregon, last weekend, the perp- Michael Reinoehl drew a handgun and was shot dead.  Good riddance.  Meanwhile, in San Francisco, Speaker Nancy Pelosi finds herself under verbal assault as protesters go after her for violating her own rules about wearing face masks and not going to hairdressers for indoor appointments.  The old bat continues claiming ‘I was set up.’  We hope that AOC-backed Shahid Buttar cleans your clock on November 03.
  67. 2020 Friday B: In the Oval Office today, the president of Serbia- Aleksandar Vučić and the prime minister of Kosovo- Avdullah Hoti- sign an economic peace deal before the watchful gaze of President Donald J. Trump which will benefit both nations.  In so doing, Kosovo- a largely Muslim country- agrees to recognize Israel and Serbia says it will move its embassy to Jerusalem.  Fantastic!   Speaking of Trump, his approval ratings have climbed back to 52-percent, what they were before the Yellow Flu hit the U.S. Elsewhere, Hilton Hotels says it is going to close its mega-hotel in New York’s Times Square permanently.  The state and city continue losing businesses thanks to the mismanagement of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill Di Blasio. 
  68. 2020 Friday C: As economic news continues being positive for August, we learn that 1.37 million new jobs were created and that the jobless rate fell to 8.4-percent.  Democrats continue whining and screeching that Trump is destroying the economy while “Pro-China Joe” Biden continues expanding on his theme he mentioned yesterday: ‘I can’t tell you my tax plan because “they’ll shoot me.”  Your tax plan’s that bad Joe?  Maybe you shouldn’t win in November!  Elsewhere, as of publication time, stocks continue falling after dropping 807 points on Thursday.
  69. 2020 Friday D: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 26,398,466 confirmed cases, +323,857, 870,477, confirmed deaths, +6,324, and 17,565,712 confirmed recoveries, +228,328.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,283,209 confirmed cases, up 63,148 from yesterday’s reporting, 190,058 confirmed deaths, UP 1,204, and 3,373,378 confirmed recoveries, UP 84,857.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 727,072 confirmed cases, 13,497 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 9,202 confirmed cases, 79 confirmed deaths, and 2,778 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 79,121 confirmed cases, 2,034 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Oklahoma- currently, they have 62,040 confirmed cases, 846 confirmed deaths, and 5,213 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Kevin Stitt for your state’s honesty in this regard.
  70. 2020 Friday E: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 28,133.31, DOWN 159.42 points (-0.56%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,313.13, DOWN 114.97 points (-1.27%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,426.96, DOWN 28.10 points (-0.81%).  Price of GOLD: $1,940.90 per troy oz., +6.60 (+0.34%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $27.12 per troy oz., +0.403 (+1.51%).  Price of PLATINUM: $906.90 per troy oz., +8.70 (+0.97%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,304.00 per troy oz., +3.00 (+0.13%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.07 per #, +0.0125 (+0.41%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $39.51, -0.26 (-0.65%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.84 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.
  71. 2020 Friday F: Oregon Governor Kate Brown- when asked WHY she won’t send the Oregon National Guard into Portland, Oregon, to stop what will be soon 100 nights of unrest, she told a reporter that the ‘Guard is not trained in law-enforcement matters.’  In other words, rioters, and looters, continue doing what you are doing because NO one is going to stop you from running amok.  Elsewhere, we learn that the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon’s port cost the city $3.2 billion, left 300,000 people homeless and claimed the lives of 191.  Although it’s not clear as to what set off the ammonium nitrate or why it had been stored in warehouses lining the port for what is said to be ‘years,’ we suspect that Hezbollah and its leader Hassan Nasrallah were keeping it there for use in attacks on neighboring Israel.  It is time a drone takes out Mr. Nasrallah as he is the next ranking terrorist in the world after Abu Bakr al-Baghdad and Gen. Qassim Soleimani.  Light ‘em up!
  72. 2021 Saturday: It’s Labor Day weekend- let’s hope the Chinese are NOT invading Taiwan this weekend…

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Fans of Jethro Tull love guitarist Martin Barre because he continues the great band’s music with his own touches as he continues plowing ahead.  His new album, “Roads Less Travelled,” came out on August 09, 2018, and is a delightful addition to both his solo repertoire and to Jethro Tull’s interconnected discography.  The band features Mr. Barre (guitars, mandolins, banjos, flutes, and keyboards), Dan Crisp (guitars and vocals), Darby Todd (drums and percussion), Alan Thompson (bass, vocals), and 2-3 others.  We love the man, his band, and his music so folks, please seek this one out, give it a good listen, and consider adding it to your growing collection of nothing but the absolute best in rock music.

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[i] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  At the time, we damned sure should have promoted the music of its various members such as Roger “Jim” McGuinn, Chris Hillman, Gene Clark, David Crosby (along with Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young and their associated catalog of group and solo endeavors), as well as later Byrds such as Gene Parsons and Skip Battin among others.  We hope to do so one day and hope that you will indulge us when we do.

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

[iii] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.  This would include the music of .38-Special, too. 

[iv] We are not sure as to when we will promote the music of the Pretenders but when we do, you will be the first to know so rejoice.

[v] 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.

[vi] 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.

[vii] The father of Mitt Romney who plagues our modern times with his RINO BS.

[viii] Sadly, we were not as attuned to the sharing of interconnected bands and musicians when we promoted Santana years ago but we do hope we will be able to promote the music of Journey at some point in the nest 10-12 years.

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When Donald Trump wins re-election, how about in the second term, he fulfills the promise of erasing the ‘lines’ around the states so every health care insurer could compete and offer a vast variety of plans, affordable to all?

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Elsewhere, in Dien Bien Phu, General de Castries informs Hanoi that the end is coming soon while Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais holds a council with his officers chosen to lead Albatross if indeed they thought they would be able to break out and head due south to what they hoped might be rescue. The officers to a man said they were not leaving behind anyone so the decision was made to stay and to fight to the end. This information was forwarded to General de Castries who informed his superiors in Hanoi that NO breakout would occur. Later in the day, after all artillery and mortar rounds were fired, a deathly pall settled over the entire valley. The Battle of Dien Bien Phu just…stopped.

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128. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 08, 2021:

DAY ONE-HUNDRED-AND-NINE OF THE BIDEN REGIME

Truman Day (Missouri), Victory in Europe Day, and Lailat al-Qadr (Muslim holiday)

President Harry S. Truman; U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach; U.S. Secretaries of State Daniel Webster and Edmund Muskie; “Let it Be” by the Beatles, Crazy Horse featuring Danny Whitten, Fleetwood Mac featuring Billy Burnette, the Hollies featuring Vic Steele, MAD Magazine, the Spencer Davis Group featuring Phil Sawyer, Talking Heads featuring Chris Frantz, T-Rex featuring Bill Legend, Van Halen featuring Alex Van Halen, and the Yardbirds featuring Paul Samwell-Smith:

  1. 535 Sunday: John II ends his reign as Catholic pope.
  2. 615 Monday: St. Boniface IV ends his reign as Catholic pope.
  3. 685 Friday: St. Benedict II ends his reign as Catholic pope.
  4. 1429 Friday: French troops under Joan of Arc rescue the city of Orleans.
  5. 1541 Thursday: Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto reached the Mississippi River.
  6. 1639 Sunday: William Coddington founds the colony of Rhode Island.
  7. 1794 Thursday: Antoine Lavoisier, the father of modern chemistry, meets his Maker on the guillotine during France’s Reign of Terror.  Meanwhile, the federal government established the United States Post Office on this date.
  8. 1843 Monday: The 14th U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster left office on this date.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Whig, he served under President William Henry Harrison and then President John Tyler from 03-06-1841 to 05-08-1843.  He would serve again as the 19th U.S. Secretary of State.
  9. 1846 Friday: The first major engagement of the Mexican-American War of 1846-1848, occurs at Palo Alto, Texas where U.S. troops under the control of General Zachary Taylor pounded the snot out of a Mexican army north of the Rio Grande River.  
  10. 1847 Saturday: Robert W. Thompson patented the rubber tire on this date.
  11. 1858 Saturday: John Brown holds an anti-slavery convention.
  12. 1879 Thursday: George Selden applied for the first automobile patent.
  13. 1884 Thursday: The 33rd president of the United States, Harry S. Truman, was born in Lamar, Missouri.
  14. 1886 Saturday: Atlanta pharmacist John Pemberton invented the flavor syrup for Coca-Cola.
  15. 1907 Wednesday: Tommy Burns beats Jack O’Brien in 20 rounds for the heavyweight boxing title.
  16. 1914 Friday: The U.S. Congress passed a Joint Resolution that designated the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day.
  17. 1915 Saturday: H. P. Whitney’s Regret became the first filly to win the Kentucky Derby.
  18. 1919 Thursday:  A Navy seaplane made the first transatlantic sea flight.
  19. 1921 Sunday: Sweden’s Parliament voted to abolish the death penalty.
  20. 1933 Monday: Gandhi began a hunger strike to protest British oppression in his native India.
  21. 1942 Friday: During the Battle of the Coral Sea, Japanese aircraft sink the U.S.S. Lexington, an aircraft carrier.  
  22. 1943 Saturday: Paul Samwell-Smith, future bassist with the British rock band, the Yardbirds[i], was born in London, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, future guitarist/vocalist with Crazy Horse[ii]—Danny Whitten—is born.  Whitten is born in Columbus, Georgia.  In Europe, the Germans suppressed an uprising by the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto and commenced its destruction.
  23. 1944 Monday: The first “eye bank” designed to preserve corneal tissues for transplants undergoes establishment at New York Hospital.  Meanwhile, future drummer with the British glam-rock band, T-Rex[iii]– Bill Legend- is born in the United Kingdom on this date.
  24. 1945 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman announced on radio that Nazi Germany’s forces had surrendered, and that “the flags of freedom fly all over Europe.”  Elsewhere, future guitarist with the Hollies[iv] 1963-1964—Vic Steele—was born in Manchester, England, on this date.
  25. 1947 Thursday: Phil Sawyer, future member of the British rock band, the Spencer Davis Group[v], is born in England on this date.
  26. 1951 Tuesday: Future rock and roll drummer with Talking Heads[vi] and the Tom-Tom Club[vii]—Chris Frantz—is born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, on this date.
  27. 1952 Thursday: Mad Magazine debuts.
  28. 1953 Friday: Future hard rock drummer, Alex Van Halen[viii] (founding member of the group bearing his and his brother, Eddie’s name) is born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on this date as was future guitarist with the Anglo-American rock band, Fleetwood Mac[ix], Billy Burnette.   Burnette was born in Memphis, Tennessee.
  29. 1954 Saturday: Parry O’Brien became the first to toss a shot put over 60 feet by achieving a distance of 60 feet 5.25 inches.  Elsewhere, in Dien Bien Phu, General de Castries informs Hanoi that the end is coming soon while Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais holds a council with his officers chosen to lead Albatross if indeed they thought they would be able to break out and head due south to what they hoped might be rescue.  The officers to a man said they were not leaving behind anyone so the decision was made to stay and to fight to the end.   This information was forwarded to General de Castries who informed his superiors in Hanoi that NO breakout would occur.  Later in the day, after all artillery and mortar rounds were fired, a deathly pall settled over the entire valley.  The Battle of Dien Bien Phu just…stopped.
  30. 1956 Tuesday: Alfred E. Neuman appeared on the cover of “Mad Magazine” for the first time.
  31. 1958 Thursday: In Lima, Peru, an angry mob of Peruvians shoved, stoned, booed, and spat upon visiting Vice President Richard M. Nixon.  In the U.S., President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered the National Guard out of Little Rock, Arkansas, as Ernest Green became the first black to graduate from an Arkansas public school.
  32. 1961 Monday: New Yorkers selected a new name for their new National League baseball franchise.  They chose the “Mets,” short for “Metropolitans.”
  33. 1963 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy offers Israel assistance in defending itself against aggression.
  34. 1966 Sunday: Frank Robinson hits the ONLY homerun ever hit out of Baltimore’s Memorial Park.
  35. 1967 Monday: The federal government places Muhammad Ali under indictment for refusing to serve in the U.S. Army.
  36. 1970 Friday: The Beatles[x] release their “Let It Be” album.  Meanwhile, on New York City’s Wall Street, construction workers broke up an anti-Vietnam War rally.  Sadly, this was but one of numerous anti-war protests that broke out across the country and around the world.  Finally, at the Coliseum in San Diego, California, heavyweight Ken Norton Sr. improves his record to 16-0 with a KO over Ray Junior Ellis at 0:53 of round 2 in a 10-round bout.  
  37. 1972 Monday: President Richard Nixon announced that he had ordered the mining of Haiphong Harbor during the Vietnam War.
  38. 1973 Tuesday: Militant American Indians who had held the South Dakota hamlet of Wounded Knee for 10 weeks surrendered to authorities.
  39. 1975 Thursday: At Steelworkers Hall in Baltimore, Maryland, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers improves his professional record to 49-4-1 by scoring a TKO over Jamaican heavyweight Oliver Wright at 1:55 of the third round of a 10-round bout.
  40. 1976 Saturday: The roller coaster Revolution, the first steel coaster with a vertical loop, opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California.
  41. 1978 Monday: Law enforcement charges David Berkowitz in the infamous “Son of Sam” killings that terrified the people of New York City.  Berkowitz pleaded guilty to murder, attempted murder, and assault charges. He would eventually receive six consecutive life in prison terms.  
  42. 1980 Thursday: Following the resignation of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance over the debacle in the Iranian desert in which, U.S. Special Forces sought to rescue American hostages, Sen. Edmund Muskie becomes the new Secretary of State for President Jimmy Carter.  He would serve from this day to 01-20-1981.
  43. 1982 Saturday: At Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers improves his professional record to 66-10-1 by beating British heavyweight boxer Joe Bugner with a TKO at 2:14 of Round 2 of a 10-round bout.  Bugner’s record went to 53-9-1.
  44. 1984 Tuesday: The Soviet Union announced it would boycott the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California.  Elsewhere, Joanie (Erin Moran) and Chachi (Scott Baio) got married on ABC-TV’s “Happy Days.”  
  45. 1988 Sunday: In the French presidential election, Francois Mitterrand becomes president.
  46. 1993 Saturday: Lennox Lewis improved his pro record to 23-0 by beating Tony Tucker in the 12th round of their heavyweight boxing title match.  In so doing, he retained the WBC heavyweight champion of the world boxing title while Tucker’s loss put his record at 48-2.
  47. 1996 Wednesday: South Africa’s Constitutional Assembly adopts its first permanent post-apartheid constitution that guaranteed equal rights for blacks and whites alike.
  48. 2008 Thursday: Following the expulsion of two of its diplomats from the U.S., Russia responds in kind and boots out two U.S. military attaches.
  49. 2009 Friday: Afghan President Hamid Karzai demands the U.S. stop with airstrikes against Taliban targets.  What’s up with that?  Meanwhile, Pope Benedict XVI begins his tour of Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories.
  50. 2010 Saturday: The last piece of the old Yankee Stadium falls in the Bronx, New York, marking the end of the two-year demolition contest.  Elsewhere, Senator Bob Bennett, R-UT, loses to a primary challenger, becoming one of the first scalps the Tea Party notched in election battles.  Senator Bennett was an unabashed supporter of President George W. Bush and supported the 43rd president’s massive bank bailout in 2008 that added billions of dollars of national debt.  Wow.
  51. 2011 Sunday: Thousands of Mexicans march in Mexico City to protest the 38,000 who have died in the Mexican Drug War since 2006.   Meanwhile, in the Mediterranean Sea, a boat full of African migrants bound for Malta runs aground near Lampedusa, Italy, causing rescue ships to save the floundering migrants.
  52. 2012 Tuesday: In Russia, the Duma confirms Vladimir Putin’s stooge Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister after Putin nominated him for this post.   Elsewhere, in Skillman, New Jersey, the former 65th U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach died at age 90.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from 02-11-1965 to 10-02-1966 (He also was Acting AG from 09-04-1964 to 02-11-1965).
  53. 2013 Wednesday: Three months after thieves steal $50 million in diamonds at the Brussels Airport, law enforcement authorities detain more than 24 people in France, Switzerland, and Belgium, and recovered a significant stash of the diamonds and gems.
  54. 2014 Thursday: According to Brainy History, mobile photo sharing app Snapchat settles with the Federal Trade Commission after acknowledging that it falsely claimed that data sent through the app would disappear rather than form a permanent record, creating user privacy violations.  Meanwhile, in Aleppo, Syria, a large blast topples the Carlton Hotel which was used by Syrian troops.
  55. 2015 Friday: Brainy History says, “British Prime Minister David Cameron is re-elected for five more years in a decisive victory that upset predictions of a close election and resulted in the first Conservative majority government since 1992.”  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms and Russians agree to an investment of $2 billion U.S. in improving agricultural operations in their two countries.
  56. 2016 Sunday: To the horror of many, Sadiq Khan becomes mayor of London, the first Muslim EVER to be elected mayor of a major Western city.  Elsewhere, in response to a rocket attack on a Turkish border town, the Turks launch an artillery barrage on ISIS positions in northern Syria killing at least 55 of the animalistic scum and wounding loads of others.  Kill them all.
  57. 2017 Monday: The U.S. Senate confirms Heather Wilson to become the next secretary of the United States Air Force.  Elsewhere, Arizona law enforcement arrests the Maryvale Serial Killer (or so they believe), a POS whom law enforcement believes is responsible for at least a dozen shootings between 2015 and 2016 in which at least 9 people were slain and another 5-8 injured.
  58. 2018 Tuesday: In the northwestern sector of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, an outbreak of Ebola kills 17 and sickens numerous others.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announces that the United States is going to pull out of the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement signed during the Obama administration.  Much of the world- especially the U.S.’ European partners- are in a deep state of shock because they do business there for BIG BUCKS.
  59. 2019 Wednesday: The Islamic Republic of Iran- the world’s number one terrorist state- announces it will no longer obey the restrictions of the multilateral nuclear deal signed in 2015.    Elsewhere, the government of Taiwan passes a law that will allow the country to imprison Chi-Com spies for life or even give them the death penalty depending upon the nature of their espionage and their crimes.
  60. 2020 Friday: More and more information continues coming to light that demonstrates the coup attempt to remove President Donald J. Trump was just: a FAILED coup.  Millions of Americans demand that the participants in this endeavor face justice for the crime of treason.  Many of these rats are getting nervous already and who knows?  Barack Hussein Obama might find himself in the hot seat.   
  61. 2020 Friday A: Meanwhile, in the world of the Kung Flu- the Chinese Virus, COVID-19, confirmed cases globally are 3,938,828; confirmed deaths are 274,655, and confirmed recoveries are 1,319,306 which is extremely good.  In the United States, we have 1,317,175 confirmed cases, 78,198 confirmed deaths, and 182,305 confirmed recoveries which most likely would be far higher if liberal states reported them.  California claims 63,698 confirmed cases and 2,711 confirmed deaths (with no info on confirmed recoveries).  Hawaii claims 629 confirmed cases, 17 deaths but 566 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, Washington state notes 16,388 confirmed cases and 905 confirmed deaths but no notation as to the confirmed recoveries.  It is interesting to note that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo caused more than 4,000 deaths in nursing homes statewide by forcing them to house COVID-19 positive patients with rest home patients.  He will face justice himself for this outrage. 
  62. 2020 Friday B: Due to China’s ‘gift to the world,’ COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, 20.5 million U.S. jobs were lost in the month of April alone, driving unemployment to nearly 15-percent, a number not seen since the days of the Great Depression.  Communist China must pay for this outrage and it’s high time the United States begins pushing for a resumption of the Two-China Policy by demanding Taiwan be returned to the United Nations as a FULL member with its original seat on the Security Council.   Elsewhere, the chief prosecutor in Venezuela handling the case of the mercenaries hired to topple ‘much-beloved’ President Nicolas “Bus Driver” Maduro demands the extradition of an American as well as two Venezuelan dissidents seeking freedom for their country.  Prosecutor Tarek William Saab wants American Jordan Goudreau and the two Venezuelans J.J. Rendon and Sergio Vergara ASAP.  
  63. 2021 Saturday: Let’s hope it’s a slow news weekend…

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Badfinger released its next album, “Badfinger,” an album originally entitled, “For Love of Money” but which was nixed by their new label, came out on February 21, 1974.  Once again, the lineup was the same, featuring Pete Ham (lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, and keyboards), Tom Evans (lead and backing vocals, bass guitar), Joey Molland (rhythm and lead guitars, lead and backing vocals), and Mike Gibbins (drums and percussion, backing and lead vocals).  Sadly, the magic of the OLD DAYS was gone because when things were good at Apple Records, they were genuinely GREAT whereas now, Badfinger was just another working band struggling to sell records in evolving times.  Still, they were a brilliant live act as well as phenomenal songwriters so what the heck folks, seek this one out and give it a good listen- we think you will be glad you did.

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[i] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included the Yardbirds, Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, 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.

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

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

[iv] We shared the music of the Hollies with the world beginning on Monday, 29-August-2016 through Thursday, 03-November-2016.

[v] We began promoting the music of not only the Spencer Davis Group, but also Traffic, 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.

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[vii] If we are still here in 30 years, we will promote the music of the Tom-Tom Club.  Remain alert.

[viii] Not sure when we will promote the music of Van Halen but when we do, we will also present the music of Sammy Hagar so please stay tuned.

[ix] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[x] 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.    Let It Be” appeared on Saturday, 03-December-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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42. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2021:

DAY TWENTY-THREE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Melville Fuller; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge; U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach; U.S. Secretary of War Charles Magill Conrad; U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin; Confederate States of America Vice President Alexander H. Stephens; the Band featuring Stan Szelest, the Dave Clark Five featuring Rick Huxley, and Whitney Houston:

  1. B.C. 660: Today is the traditional date for the foundation of Japan by the Emperor Jimmu.
  2. 55 Wednesday: Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome, which clears the way for Nero to become emperor. 
  3. 824 Friday: St. Paschal I completed his reign as Catholic Pope.
  4. 1531 Sunday: His majesty’s government recognizes King Henry VIII as the supreme leader of the Anglican faith in England.
  5. 1573 Thursday: Sir Francis Drake, the first European to see the Pacific Ocean, does so on this date from Panama.
  6. 1752 Wednesday: The very first hospital in America—the Pennsylvania Hospital—opened for business on this date.  
  7. 1766 Sunday: The Virginia legislature declares the Stamp Act to be unconstitutional.
  8. 1790 Tuesday: The Society of Friends petitions the U.S. Congress for an end to slavery.
  9. 1794 Sunday: The first session of the Senate open to the public occurs on this date.
  10.  1808 Wednesday: Judge Jesse Fell conducted an experiment on this date by burning anthracite coal to keep his house warm.  In so doing, he successfully demonstrated how one could burn clean coal and how one could utilize it as a cheap source of heating fuel. 
  11. 1809 Friday: Robert Fulton patents his steamboat.
  12. 1811 Sunday: President James Madison prohibits trade with Great Britain for the third time within the span of four years.
  13. 1812 Monday: Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry signed a re-districting law favoring his Democratic-Republican Party—giving rise to the term “gerrymandering.”  Elsewhere, future vice president of the Confederate States of America—Alexander H. Stephens—is born in Crawford, Georgia, on this date.
  14. 1833 Sunday: In Augusta, Maine, future 8th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Melville Fuller is born.  The overall 50th justice to sit on the nation’s court, President Grover Cleveland nominated him to fill the seat of Justice Morrison Waite.  He served from 07-20-1888 to 07-04-1910.
  15. 1858 Wednesday: Near the city of Lourdes, a French girl named Bernadette Soubirous, claimed to have had a vision of the Virgin Mary.
  16. 1861 Sunday: The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passes a bill guaranteeing non-interference with slavery in any state.  Meanwhile, President-Elect Abraham Lincoln boards the train for the journey from Springfield, Illinois, to Washington, D.C.
  17. 1878 Sunday: The first United States bicycle club, the Boston Bicycle Club, underwent formation on this date.  Elsewhere, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the nation’s 22nd U.S. Secretary of War Charles Magill Conrad died at age 73.  A Whig, Conrad served under President Millard Fillmore 10-25-1852 to 11-05-1852.
  18. 1916 Friday: Emma Goldman, a feminist, lecturing on the use of birth control suffers arrest.
  19. 1929 Monday: With the signing of the Lateran Treaty, Italy recognized the independence and sovereignty of Vatican City.
  20. 1936 Tuesday: Pumping began the process of creating San Francisco’s Treasure Island.
  21. 1937 Thursday: A six-week sit-down strike against General Motors ended with the company agreeing to recognize the United Automobile Workers Union.
  22. 1941 Tuesday: Lieutenant General Erwin Rommel, soon to be known as the “Desert Fox,” arrives in Tripoli, Libya, to head the Afrika Korps composed of both German and Italian troops with the goal of driving the British out of North Africa and capturing the Suez Canal.
  23. 1942 Wednesday: Future keyboardist with the Band[i]– Stan Szelest- is born in Buffalo, N.Y., on this date.  He would play on the final two studio albums released by the reformed group.  Meanwhile, the Nazis launch Operation Cerberus, aka the Channel Dash, as a German Kriegsmarine squadron from Brest, France, through a British blockade to their home ports in the Baltic. 
  24. 1943 Thursday: U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes the chosen leader to head the allied armies fighting in Europe against the Axis.  Meanwhile, the 83rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge took his position on the high court on this date.  Nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to fill the seat of Associate Justice James F. Byrnes’ seat, the Democrat served from today until his death on September 10, 1949.
  25. 1944 Friday: German armored units fighting to relieve the Korsun/Cherkassy Pockets are close to 10 miles from their trapped comrades.  Soviet forces are fighting to prevent any relief breaking through hoping to pull off another Stalingrad.
  26. 1945 Sunday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Dictator Josef Stalin signed the Yalta Agreement during World War II, which in effect ceded all Eastern Europe to the Soviet sphere of hegemony and influence.
  27. 1953 Wednesday: The Soviet Union breaks off diplomatic relations with Israel.  Meanwhile, President Dwight D. Eisenhower does not grant clemency to Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
  28. 1958 Tuesday: With the commencement of her maiden flight, Ruth Carol Taylor became the first black flight attendant to do so. 
  29. 1960 Thursday: In response to censors cutting out a joke from the “Tonight Show” the night before, host Jack Paar walked off while live on the air on this, the following night’s show.
  30. 1961 Saturday: The trial of Nazi Adolph Eichmann, the designer of the ‘Final Solution,’ gets underway in Jerusalem.
  31. 1962 Sunday: In Madison, Wisconsin, future Democrat Senator Tammy Baldwin is born.  She would enter the world’s most deliberative body on 01-03-2013 representing her home state.
  32. 1963 Monday: The authorities found American author and poet Sylvia Plath dead in her London flat, a suicide; she was 30 years old.
  33. 1965 Thursday: The 65th U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from 02-11-1965 to 10-02-1966 (He also was Acting AG from 09-04-1964 to 02-11-1965).
  34. 1968 Sunday: The new 20,000 seat Madison Square Garden officially opened in New York, making it the fourth ‘Garden.’  The event opened with a “Salute to the USO” hosted by Bob Hope and Bing Crosby.  Later that evening, the New York Rangers played their final game at the third Garden, tying the Detroit Red Wings 3-3.
  35. 1975 Tuesday: When the Conservative Party of Great Britain elected Margaret Thatcher as its leader, she became the first woman to head a major party in that country.
  36. 1979 Sunday: Nine days following his return home after 15 years in exile, the followers of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini seized power in Iran, which lead to the mess we see in the world now.
  37. 1982 Thursday: ABC-TV’s presentation of “The Winds of War,” concluded.  The 18-hour miniseries cost $40 million to produce and in so doing, became the most-watched television program in history at the time.
  38. 1984 Saturday: The 10th space shuttle mission returned to Earth safely.  
  39. 1986 Tuesday: The Iranian military launches a major offensive against the Iraqis during the Iran-Iraq War, Fajr-8.  Meanwhile, Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky was released by the Soviet Union after nine years of captivity as part of an East-West prisoner exchange.
  40. 1988 Thursday: President George H.W. Bush appoints Judge Anthony M. Kennedy to the U.S. Supreme Court. 
  41. 1989 Saturday: Reverend Barbara C. Harris became the first woman to undergo consecration as a bishop in the Episcopal Church.
  42. 1990 Sunday: After 27 years in captivity, the government of South Africa freed anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela from prison.  Elsewhere, in Tokyo, Japan, James “Buster” Douglas knocked out Mike Tyson in the 10th round to win the heavyweight championship of the world.
  43. 1993 Thursday: Janet Reno wins appointment to the position of attorney general by President Bill Clinton, which made her the first woman to hold this cabinet post.
  44. 2002 Monday: The six stars on NBC’s “Friends” signed a deal for $24 million each for the ninth and final season of the series.
  45. 2006 Saturday : Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shoots a friend in the face in a hunting accident.
  46. 2008 Monday: The U.S. government files charges against six al-Qaida thugs involved in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001- including Khalid Sheikh Mohammed- seeking the death penalty for ‘war crimes’ and murder.  (Interesting note: in 2021, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is still awaiting trial.  WTF?)
  47. 2010 Thursday: A report says that improved corporate profits is not leading to expected job growth.  No, the jobs are being created OUTSIDE the U.S.  It does not require a genius to figure this one out folks.  Another report says that of the 8.4 million lost jobs since 2007, one-quarter to one-third will be permanent.
  48. 2011 Friday: Through its embassies worldwide, North Korea calls for food aid to keep its population from starving to death.  Meanwhile, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak cedes power to the head of the Higher Military Council of the Egyptian Armed Forces, General Mohammad Hussein Tantawi.
  49. 2012 Saturday: Drugged-out singer Whitney Houston[ii] dies suddenly at the Beverly Hills Hilton in California at age 48.
  50. 2013 Monday: Citing frail health, Pope Benedict XVI announces his retirement effective February 28, 2013, the first pope to do so since Pope Gregory XII in 1415.   Elsewhere, in Old Harlow, Essex, UK, the longtime bassist with the British invasion band the Dave Clark Five[iii]– Rick Huxley- died from emphysema at age 72.   Meanwhile, following a North Korean nuclear bomb test, the U.N. Security Council agrees to meet to discuss this provocation.
  51. 2014 Tuesday: After restricting its ties with Cuba since 1996, the European Union agrees to launch negotiations; the talks aim to increase the dialogue on human rights and increase trade and investment between Cuba and the European Union.  Elsewhere, for the first time in 65 years, Beijing and Taiwan hold ‘talks.’
  52. 2015 Wednesday: Tiger Woods announces that he will be taking a hiatus from golf to recover from a recent injury and work on improving his game back to peak levels; Woods did not specify an expected return date to the game.  Elsewhere, due to out-of-control violence in Yemen where Iran is backing Houthi rebels in their attempt to subvert that country, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France call their diplomats and staff home and shutter their embassies.
  53. 2016 Thursday: In Monterey, Mexico, a riot breaks out between inmates of two drug cartels which leaves at least 52 dead and countless more injured.  Meanwhile, six Democratic candidates seeking the nomination of their party appear on the party’s sixth debate stage.  This would be Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O’Malley.  Protesters demanding a $15 hour minimum wage cause problems outside the site.
  54. 2017 Saturday: ISIS strikes at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey, when a terrorist 39 people.  He is captured by police and taken into custody.
  55. 2018 Sunday: A Russian airliner crashes southwest of Moscow, killing all 71 on board.  Many suspect terrorism.  The body count is rising in the region as Russians, Syrians, Iranians, Turks, and Israelis are battling jihadists and one another in the area.  It is what it is, folks, as long as the Iranians, Russians, and Turks are meddling in Syria, there will never be peace.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., New York City prosecutors are out on strike protesting federal ICE agents picking up criminal illegal aliens at the Bronx Courthouse. 
  56. 2019 Monday: Two Indian states see 100 people die and numerous more injured from the consumption of poisonous bootleg liquor.   Elsewhere, in an effort to maintain continuity of trade between the United Kingdom and Switzerland following a successful “Brexit,” the countries sign an updated agreement so that friendly trade relations will continue. 
  57. 2020 Tuesday: The New Hampshire primary occurs on this date and it appears that the battle is between Princess Pete and Commie Bernie with the Schnoz, Amy Klobuchar hanging in third place although no one knows for sure at this time.  Joe Biden, however, has already bolted for South Carolina, demonstrating he knows he is going to lose here, too.  Meanwhile, an audio tape of Mike Bloomberg speaking from six years ago about busting minorities and sending them to jail for pot possession hits the scene.  My, my, my! Update: with 78% of the vote in, Fox News Channel calls it thus: Sen. Bernie Sanders: 25.7%; Pete Buttigieg: 24.4%; Amy Klobuchar: 19.9%; Elizabeth Warren: 9.4%; Joe Biden: 8.4%; Tom Steyer: 3.6%; Tulsi Gabbard: 3.2%; Andrew Yang: 2.9%; Michael Bennett and Deval Patrick: 0.  Andrew Yang was the first to toss in the towel within moments followed by Michael Bennett within the first 30 minutes;  Tom Steyer tossed in the towel then pulled it back, why?  No one knows…Elsewhere, the death toll from the Chinese Virus in communist China has hit 1,000 fatalities what with 103 in a single day in Hubei Province.  A year later, this will be NOTHING…
  58. 2021 Thursday: DAY 23 OF THE BIDEN REGIME.  Volkswagen is going to team up with Microsoft to create the necessary software with which to create self-driving cars.   Speaking of automobile issues, Texas authorities are cleaning up a massive pileup of cars and trucks on an icy stretch of the highway.  The pileup occurred near Fort Worth, Texas.  Elsewhere, Best Buy announces it’s going to lay off an undisclosed number of its employees in brick-and-mortar stores due to the Chi-Com Virus having driven business more online than in person.  Meanwhile, 793,000 Americans file for initial jobless benefits, down 19,000 from the week before.  Still not good, however.  Finally, thanks to the people behind Joe Biden, gas prices have gone up 18-percent as the War on Domestic Energy Production gets underway.  Thank you, “Chi-Com Joe.”
  59. 2021 Thursday A: Impeach #45 II continues in the U.S. Senate.  It appears that Democrats prosecuting the FORMER president believe that if they continue hammering the same points over and over and over and over that somehow, it is going to drive an increasing number of inattentive GOP senators to vote to convict.  Not so.  Chef Lilah said in her Twitter feed today that Congressman Jamie Raskin’s own daddy avoided doing a stretch in federal prison over his collusion with Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers back in the 1970s.  She guesses what was good for daddy is not good for President Donald J. Trump.  Meanwhile, Trump adviser Jason Miller shares his confidence that Trump’s attorneys can dismantle the Democrats’ BS arguments with ease.   In the same vein, Senator Lindsey Graham says he believes more GOP senators are going to vote to acquit after hearing the sobbing testimony of Democrat prosecutors such as mob boss David Cicilline, the blubbering Jamie Raskin, and that POS of fecal matter, Teddy Lieu.  Add to that the Chi-Com spy Eric Swalwell and one can see the rogue’s gallery of dimwits on display.  Doesn’t say much about the people who elect these bedbugs to office now does it.
  60. 2021 Thursday B: In Portland, Oregon, local cops say they were successful in driving away the left-wing Antifa and BLM mobs from burning down their very own police union headquarters.  Elsewhere, Fox News Channel files suit to dismiss the bogus lawsuit launched against the network by the election-stealing software company (allegedly) Smartmatic.  We expect it to be successful and that Smartmatic will lose.  Meanwhile, Telegram becomes the most popular downloaded social media app.  Next, a $4.5 million lawsuit has just dropped on the head of Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.  Owners of the Town Talk Diner and Gastro Pub in Minneapolis filed suit after mobs attacked their business night after night and burned it down during the summertime riots in which, Black Lives Matter and Antifa thugs targeted their business and NO Minneapolis Police Department officers ever showed up to protect it.  We expect loads more lawsuits are going to drop atop these left-wing mayors and governors.  Finally, the New York Stock Exchange announces that if Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s tax plan goes into effect, they will be leaving the Empire State.  Good for you!
  61. 2021 Thursday C: It appears that Cancel Culture is trying to erase Western Tradition so that it can supplant it with Marxism.  We won’t allow that to happen.  Elsewhere, a recent study into the reporting of statistics related the Chinese Virus are entirely wrong.  The study suggests that the fatality numbers connected to the Beijing Bug include BOTH those who died FROM the virus and those who died WITH the virus.  If statistics were honest, the numbers would fall from the nearly 2,400,000 deaths to a true figure of 35,000 deaths.  However, since the virus serves left-wing political purposes, the numbers are inflated and remain inflated.  Sad.  Meanwhile, federal health authorities are warning medical workers to be on the lookout for ersatz N-95 masks.  Finally, Tokyo Olympics boss Yoshiro Mori finds himself forced to resign over a comment he made in which, he said, ‘women talk too much.’  Gee, no one can exercise an opinion anymore?  Wah, wah, wah!
  62. 2021 Thursday D: Tom Fitton shares information numerous Chi-Com-loving professors in the United States are receiving funding for various research projects and then transferring both the research and American tax dollars back to the communists in Beijing.  Under the Trump administration, many of these Chi-Com sleepers were rooted and booted whereas now, under the ‘Joe Biden administration,’ Chi-Coms ain’t going nowhere.  Speaking of this, a mumbling Joe Biden now admits that yes indeed, the Chinese ARE going to eat our lunches.’  Add to that the fact that since the teachers unions have bullied Chi-Com Joe, the Biden administration is now going to rely on whatever the CDC says about whether schools can reopen or not.  NOT GOOD, Joe, people are becoming angrier by the moment.  Elsewhere, illegal alien border crossings into the U.S. are more than double one year ago.  We keep saying, “Lay in minefields!” 
  63. 2021 Thursday H: Here are today’s stats for the Wuhan Flu, planet first: 107,458,667 confirmed cases, +291,882, 2,357,475, confirmed deaths, +9,054, and 60,136,468 confirmed recoveries, +228,082.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,539,217 confirmed cases, up 53,415 from yesterday’s reporting, 473,223 confirmed deaths, DOWN 811 from yesterday’s reporting, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as last week’s.  NOTE- in the White House 22 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 143,828 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?
  64. 2021 Thursday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,449,934 confirmed cases, 45,456 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,584 confirmed cases, 423 confirmed deaths (not updated in a week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 328,264 confirmed cases, 4,675 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- Tennessee: currently, they have 752,033 confirmed cases, 10,812 confirmed deaths, and 716,136 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 709,729 confirmed cases, 5,257 confirmed deaths, and 635,960 confirmed recoveries.    For the heck of it, let’s look at another country- Italy: currently, they have 2,668,266 confirmed cases of the dreaded Chi-Vi, 92,338 confirmed deaths, and 2,165,817 confirmed recoveries.   The AP reports that Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo sent at least 9,000 COVID-19-infected patients into New York nursing homes.  For this lowlife scumbag to do this, he did it for ONE THING and ONE THING ONLY: to eliminate the aged, the infirm, the chronically ill, and the mentally challenged.  Governor Cuomo must be put on trial for mass murder.  Either that or he’s too stupid to be governor, perhaps his lower IQ brother Chris could do the job?
  65. 2021 Thursday J:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,430.70, DOWN 7.10 points (-0.023%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,025.77, UP 53.24 points (+0.38%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,916.38, UP 6.50 points (+0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,826.70 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $27.05 per troy ounce, -0.00 (-0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,243.00 per troy oz, -4.00 (-0.32%) while the price of COPPER is $3.78 per pound, +0.01 (+0.23%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,353.50 per troy oz, +0.00 (+0.00%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $57.95 per barrel, -0.29 (-0.50%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.95.  Next, $1.00 U.S. = 0.000021 Bitcoin (BTC).  One buck U.S. = 1,400.00 Myanmar Kyat.
  66. 2021 Thursday K: After the Biden administration suggested something that sounds extremely Stalinist, namely prohibiting travel to Florida because Governor Ron DeSantis, Republican, won’t kotow to the new oppressive administration, Governor DeSantis says it’s a load of crap seeing as how the Biden administration could give a hoot about hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens flooding the country whom NO one is monitoring for the Chinese Virus.  Florida has remained open from the earliest days of the Wuhan Flu and its cases are not as bad as say, California and New York.  Still, Bill Gates and Dr. Tony “Three Masks and Googles” Fauci are conspiring to find ways to topple DeSantis at best or to force him in line at worst.   Look for other Stalinist measures to follow suit.  Meanwhile, Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene introduces a bill with which to prohibit federal funds being used for gun control measures.

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[i] Not sure when we will present the music of this famed Canadian American rock band but when we do, you will be the first to know.  The Band ranks among the all-time greatest rock bands of the 1960s and 1970s.  You won’t want to miss them.

[ii] Not sure if we will ever get to the music of Whitney Houston but one day, we sure as heck hope that we do.

[iii] We are not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of the legendary Dave Clark Five but we hope to do so sometime within the next 4-5 years.

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