217. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 05, 2022

2020 Wednesday D: New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio orders the establishment of “Checkpoint Charlies” at all major entryways into the crumbling city. He wants armies of contact tracers and public health employees to ensure that all visitors remain under quarantine for two weeks lest they pay massive fines and spend time in the emptied jails.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 98

217. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 05, 2022:

U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst; the Dave Clark Five featuring Rick Huxley, Foo Fighters featuring Pat Smear, the Guess Who featuring Greg Leskiw, “Nights in White Satin” by the Moody Blues, Steely Dan featuring Jeff Porcaro, Toni Morrison, Toto featuring David Hungate, and Twisted Sister featuring Eddie “Fingers” Ojeda:

  1. 1071 Saturday: Turks capture Byzantine Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes as Islam continues its spread into the Balkans and into Europe.  Like an evil, gut-devouring cancer, Islam would continue forcing its tentacles into Europe until the Christians said ‘enough’ and began pushing this hostile scum back to whence it came.
  2. 1391 Friday: The citizens of Barcelona and Toledo, Spain, massacre their Jewish inhabitants.
  3. 1772 Wednesday: The First Partition of Poland takes place as Austria, Prussia, and Russia divide the hapless kingdom into three parts.
  4. 1833 Monday: City Leaders incorporated the township of Chicago; the population was approximately 250 citizens.
  5. 1846 Wednesday: At the 49th Parallel, the United States and Great Britain divide the Oregon Territory.
  6. 1861 Monday: The United States Army abolishes flogging.  Meanwhile, enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years.  Meanwhile, the U.S. government levies its first income tax to help pay for the Civil War.  The tax was 3-percent of all incomes over $800 and in 1872; the government rescinded the wartime measure.
  7. 1864 Friday: During the Civil War, Union Admiral David G. Farragut led his fleet to victory in the Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama.
  8. 1884 Tuesday: The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal was laid on Bedloe’s Island in New York Harbor.  Note: some ignorant liberal schmucks such as CNN reporter Jim Acosta believe the statue sets immigration policy for the United States.  Are there no educational requirements for being a White House correspondent?  Obviously not.  The purpose of the statue is to present liberty to the rest of the world, Americans-style but does not mean that just anyone can cross our borders and sink into the background, draining our nation dry.
  9. 1891 Wednesday: American Express issues its first traveler’s checks.
  10. 1914 Wednesday: As World War I gets underway, Montenegro declares war on the Austro-Hungarian Empire.  Elsewhere, Cuba, Argentina, Mexico, and Uruguay proclaim neutrality in the war.  Finally, Cleveland, Ohio, installs traffic lights throughout the city.
  11. 1915 Thursday: As the Russians abandon Warsaw, the German army begins its occupation.
  12. 1921 Friday: Harold Arlin on KDKA Radio in Pittsburgh broadcast the first play-by-play baseball game on this date.  Elsewhere, the New York World published the first political cartoon to earn a Pulitzer Prize on this date: “On the Road to Moscow” by Rollin Kirby.
  13. 1923 Sunday: Henry Sullivan became the first American to swim across the English Channel.   Elsewhere, in Winslow, Arizona, future 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from June 12, 1972, to April 30, 1973.
  14. 1924 Tuesday: The comic strip, “Little Orphan Annie,” written by Harold Gray debuted in the New York City Daily News.
  15. 1933 Saturday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the National Labor Board, which was later replaced with the National Labor Relations Board.
  16. 1936 Wednesday: Jesse Owens of the United States won the 200-meter dash at the Berlin Olympics, collecting the third of his four gold medals.
  17. 1940 Monday: In Dartford, Kent, UK, future bassist with the Dave Clark Five[i]– Rick Huxley- is born. 
  18. 1943 Thursday: During World War II, Soviet forces retake the cities of Orel and Belgorod.
  19. 1944 Saturday: Polish insurgents liberated a German labor camp in Warsaw on this date, freeing 348 Jewish prisoners in the process.
  20. 1947 Tuesday: Future guitarist with the Guess Who[ii], 1970-1972—Greg Leskiw—is born in Winnipeg, Canada on this date.  Elsewhere- in Salemburg, North Carolina, future legendary session bassist Willie Weeks is born.  He would perform with countless groups over the decades, playing a vast collection of musical styles over the years whether with Dave Mason, Ronnie Wood, and numerous others.
  21. 1948 Thursday: In Troy, Missouri, future member of the rock band, Toto- David Hungate (bass/vocals 1977-1982 / 2014-2015)- is born.
  22. 1953 Wednesday: During the Korean Conflict, an exchange of prisoners between the two sides, labeled the “Operation Big Switch” occurred at Panmunjom on this date.
  23. 1955 Friday: In New York City, N.Y., future member of the rock band, Twisted Sister- Eddie “Fingers” Ojeda (guitars, bass, drums, and vocals)- is born on this date.
  24. 1957 Monday: The teenage dance show “American Bandstand,” hosted by Dick Clark, made its network debut on ABC-TV.
  25. 1959 Wednesday: In Los Angeles, California, future guitarist with the band, Foo Fighters- Pat Smear- is born. 
  26. 1960 Friday: For the first time, two major league baseball clubs traded managers.  Detroit traded Jimmy Dykes for Cleveland’s Joe Gordon.
  27. 1962 Sunday: Actress Marilyn Monroe, 36, was found dead in her Los Angeles home; her death was ruled a probable suicide from acute barbiturate poisoning.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, South African authorities arrest anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela; it was the beginning of 27 years of imprisonment.
  28. 1963 Monday: The United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union signed a treaty in Moscow banning nuclear tests in the atmosphere, in space, and underwater.
  29. 1964 Wednesday: U.S. aircraft bombed the crap out of North Vietnam after their gunboats attacked U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin.  However, U.S. Navy pilot Everett Alvarez Jr. became the first American flier shot down by the North Vietnamese; they held him prisoner until February 1973.
  30. 1966 Friday: During a civil rights march in Chicago, Illinois, the outraged citizens stone Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and his followers.  Meanwhile, in New York City, groundbreaking for the original World Trade Center commences.
  31. 1967 Saturday: The U.S. space probe Mariner 7 flew by Mars, sending back photographs and scientific data.
  32. 1969 Tuesday: The U.S. Space Probe Mariner 7 flew by Mars, sending back photographs and scientific data.
  33. 1972 Saturday: Ugandan thug President General Idi Amin expels 80,000 Asians from his country.  Meanwhile, the Moody Blues[iii] release the song, “Nights in White Satin.”
  34. 1974 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon admits he withheld valuable information regarding the break-in at the Watergate Hotel from the Congressional committee considering these violations.  The White House released transcripts of subpoenaed tape recordings showing that President Nixon and his chief of staff, H.R. Haldeman, had discussed a plan in June 1972 to use the CIA to thwart the FBI’s Watergate investigation; revelation of the tap[e sparked Nixon’s inevitable resignation from office.
  35. 1981 Wednesday: The federal government began firing air traffic controllers who had gone out on strike and when ordered to return, failed to show up.  
  36. 1986 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate votes in favor of SDI, the “Star Wars” initiative.
  37. 1989 Saturday: In Honduras, five Central American presidents began meeting to discuss the timetable for the dismantling of the Nicaraguan Contra bases.
  38. 1991 Monday: Iraq admitted to misleading U.N. inspectors about secret biological weapons.  Meanwhile, Democratic congressional leaders launched a formal investigation to find out if the Ronald Reagan-George H. W. Bush campaign somehow found a way to stall the release of American hostages held by the Iranians until AFTER the 1980 Presidential Election.  What a load of bullshit but this is how the Democrats conduct business in the modern era. 
  39. 1992 Wednesday: The four cops involved in the beating of Los Angeles motorist, Rodney King, find themselves indicted on the charge that they violated the man’s civil rights.  Meanwhile, famed session drummer Jeff Porcaro, who played with Steely Dan[iv] and Toto[v] among others died from a mishap at his home in West Hills, California, when he overused insecticide and caused himself to die along with the bugs; he was only 38.
  40. 1996 Monday: The Dallas Cowboys play the Kansas City Chiefs in Monterey, Mexico.  Why the NFL wastes its time playing games in cartel-ridden Mexico is beyond any of us.
  41. 1997 Tuesday: Ramzi Yousef goes on trial in New York City on charges that he masterminded the World Trade Center bombing.
  42. 2002 Monday: The United States closed its consulate in Karachi, Pakistan.  The American government did this after Pakistani authorities removed large concrete blocks from in front of the building and allowed the resumption of normal traffic on the road directly in front of the facility.  In doing this, the Pakistanis attempted to make a point that in case of terrorist attack, the U.S. was on its own.  Screw these bastards.  Elsewhere, the coral-encrusted gun turret of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor was raised from the floor of the Atlantic, nearly 140 years after the historic warship sank during a tremendous storm.
  43. 2008 Tuesday: The state of Texas executed Jose Medellin, a Mexican-born condemned killer, via lethal injection for his part in the gang rape and murder of two teenage girls, Elizabeth Pena, and Jennifer Ertman, in 1993.  Liberals claim that illegal aliens do not commit crime, yet this POS murdered two American girls after participating in a heinous gang rape with some of his banger buddies.  #Buildthewallanddeportthemall!
  44. 2010 Thursday: Somali pirates seize a Syrian freighter with 24 crewmembers in the Gulf of Aden.
  45. 2011 Friday: NASA announced that its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter had captured photographic evidence of possible liquid water on Mars during warm seasons.  Elsewhere, Standard & Poor’s Financial Services lowered the United States’ AAA credit rating by one notch to AA-plus.
  46. 2013 Monday: Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos purchases “The Washington Post,” a privately-owned newspaper, which the ultra-leftist liberal socialist transforms into his personal mouthpiece for attacking his enemies.  In our view, NO billionaire entrepreneur should ever be able to purchase a media outlet to then use as his personal attack dog on his enemies.   Meanwhile, Samantha Power becomes the 28th U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
  47. 2014 Tuesday:  Over 1.2 billion security credentials have been stolen in a Russian-led hacking ring; data was stolen from over 420,000 websites, but the websites and victim names have not yet been disclosed.  Meanwhile, Russia counters sanctions by the U.S. and the European Union by banning all imports of dairy, fish, meat, fruit, and vegetables; Russia prohibited Ukrainian flights from its air space, as well.   Finally, in a move that shocked many, President Barack Hussein Obama signed the Iron Dome Bill providing $225 million so the Israelis could build their iron dome to deflect missiles coming from all directions.
  48. 2015 Wednesday: While investigating a Superfund site, the Environmental Protection Agency causes a major environmental disaster by releasing MILLIONS of gallons of heavy metal-tainted water into Colorado’s Animas River causing untold billions of dollars of damage.
  49. 2016 Friday: In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, the XXXI Summer Olympics Games opens at the Maracanã Stadium.  These are the first Olympic games held south of the Equator. 
  50. 2017 Saturday: The U.N. Security Council votes to impose additional sanctions on Kim Jong Un and North Korea for the communist thug continuing to fire off missiles and for making threats.  We need to nuke HIM.
  51. 2018 Sunday: On the island of Lombok in Indonesia, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake slams the region killing at least 460 and displacing another 350,000 people.  
  52. 2019 Monday: New Delhi, India, announces that due to security concerns with neighboring Pakistan, it’s going to revoke Article 370 that will strip Indian-controlled Kashmir’s status as a state and making it a union territory.  The Islamists in Pakistan have been trying to subvert Kashmir for many years with the Indians having to kick their butts from time-to-time in order to maintain law and order.  Meanwhile, due to increasing anti-government and anti-Beijing protests in Hong Kong, the local government does what it can to clamp down on the protests and cancels at least 200 flights in and out of the former British territory.   Elsewhere, Toni Morrison, first African American woman to win a Nobel Prize (2010) dies at age 88.  Finally, the European Union’s Copernicus Program- an Earth-observation satellite confirms (drum roll please!) that July 2019 was the hottest month on record.  Hmmm…
  53. 2020 Wednesday: Lebanese authorities inform the world that the BLAST that devastated their main port in Beirut occurred because of tons of ammonium nitrate stored on site for more than six years.  Ammonium nitrate is, of course, one of the main components of explosives so for now, it appears NOT to have been a ‘terrorist event’ although we sure as hell believe that it was.  At least 150 people died, more than 3,500 injured, scores of others are missing, and the nation is in turmoil.  The government put several of the port authorities for now under house arrest.  Folks, it was a terrorist mishap or a Mossad strike before Iranians could launch massive terrorist attacks against Israel.  This is what the AICPENDBLOG.COM believes.  We shall see.  Meanwhile, Democratic presidential nominee asks a black reporter when quizzed about doing ‘mental tests’ if he was tested for cocaine prior to going on the Yahoo news program.  Uh, okay, Joe, why you have to racialize everything?
  54. 2020 Wednesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 18,635,877 confirmed cases, UP by 190,090 cases, 702,903 confirmed deaths, UP by 11,163 deaths, and 11,206,326 confirmed recoveries, UP by 170,326 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,898,839 confirmed cases, UP by 48,725 new cases, 160,190 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,062 new deaths, and 2,411,277 confirmed recoveries, UP by 44,556 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).
  55. 2020 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 524,722 confirmed cases, 9,703 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 2,591 confirmed cases, 27 confirmed deaths, and 1,354 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 59,379 confirmed cases, 1,619 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Georgia: 201,713 confirmed number of cases, 3,984 confirmed number of deaths, but no mention of recoveries.  Still, Governor Brian Kemp seems to be doing an excellent job, better that flipping nitwit in New York, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo.  Congrats!
  56. 2020 Wednesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,201.52, UP 373.05 points (1.39%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,998.40, UP 57.23 points (0.52%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,327.77, UP 21.26 points (0.64%).  The price of GOLD is $2,053.30 per troy oz., +4.00 (+0.20%) while the price of SILVER is $27.12 per troy ounce, +0.225 (+0.84%).  The price of PLATINUM is $995.00 per troy oz, +5.90 (+0.60%) while the price of COPPER is $2.92 per pound, +0.0015 (+0.05%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $42.33 per barrel, +0.14 (+0.33%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.94 Chi-Com yuan.
  57. 2020 Wednesday D: New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio orders the establishment of “Checkpoint Charlies” at all major entryways into the crumbling city.  He wants armies of contact tracers and public health employees to ensure that all visitors remain under quarantine for two weeks lest they pay massive fines and spend time in the emptied jails.  Meanwhile, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo says he will buy drinks for all the wealthy people who have fled both the city and the state ‘if they’d just come back.’  NO one is going to return, governor, no one.  You reap what you sow, you worthless POS!
  58. 2021 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 201,638,934 confirmed cases, +698,877, 4,279,345 confirmed deaths, +10,269 and 181,417,142 confirmed recoveries, +465,517.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,298,087 confirmed cases, UP 117,288 from yesterday’s reporting, 631,860 confirmed deaths, UP 604, [vi] and 29,814,788 confirmed recoveries, UP 27,472.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  59. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 313,418 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 90,660 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  60. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,017,658 confirmed cases, 64,693 confirmed deaths, and 2,114,004 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,724,131 confirmed cases, 39,403 confirmed deaths, and 2,300,097 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 44,617 confirmed cases, 538 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 488,401 confirmed cases, 6,201 confirmed deaths, and 231,493 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Colorado: they have 580,610 confirmed cases, 7,240 confirmed deaths, and 514,184 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  61. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 890,201 confirmed cases, 6,509 confirmed deaths, and 857,247 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Yemen, [ix] 170th country on the list: 7,104 cases of the virus, 1,383 confirmed deaths and 4,271 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  62. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,064.25, UP 271.58 points (+0.78%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,895.12, UP 114.58 points (+0.78%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,429.10, UP +26.44 points (+0.60%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.98 per barrel, -0.12 (-0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,803.60 per troy oz., -5.20 (-0.29%) while the price of SILVER is $25.15 per troy ounce, -0.15 (-0.58%).  The price of PLATINUM is $992.90 per troy oz, -12.70 (-1.26%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, 0.00 (-0.10%). [xi]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,646.69 per troy oz, -2.77 (-0.09%). [xii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,587.75 per USD/T, +19.50 (+0.76%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.95.     In Lesotho Loti, one greenback equals 14.52 and in Liberian Dollar, a buck equal 170.80 and in Libyan Dinar, one dollar equals 4.50 of theirs. [xiv]        
  63. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.387 per gallon, $3.029 in Florida, $4.096 in Hawaii, and $3.867 in Washington state. [xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Michigan: $3.308.  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- Bulgaria: $4.951 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,606,945,078,215 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Australia, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is All Others with $215 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  64. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Here’s the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ daily ticker: Border czar for 135 days and 41 days since her one and only visit to the southern border.  Next, One America News shared the latest figures on the illegal alien tidal wave overwhelming the country today.  Here we go: (1) Cost this day alone: $525,088,928.  Next, (2) here is the cost for caring for all these illegal aliens this year: $237,236,409,184.  Next, (3) Here is the estimate of the numbers of illegals who have poured across the U.S.-Mexico border just this year: 2,431,494.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens roaming the U.S.: 36,431,492.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day predicted as far back as 2009 when our original blogsite got underway that the numbers back then were between 35-50 million illegal aliens.  Now, we believe that number to be closer to 75-100 million.  A person cannot walk into a hardware store, go into a liquor store, dine at an outdoor restaurant without illegals running up and begging for food.  This must stop and it’s going to stop extremely soon…
  65. 2021 Thursday G: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– a new day, new crap: Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci is at it again- he says, ‘the U.S. is likely to face new COVID-19 variants (now, we’re talking about the Lambda variant, they mentioned it last Monday and then dropped it like a hot potato as it was too soon) unless community spread doesn’t come under control.’  Meanwhile, there is increased talk about Chi-Vi vaccine passports for increased workers and for one to go about normal life.  Some say it’s the “U.S. version of the Chi-Coms’ social media scores.”  Speaking of which, the U.S. Department of Defense says it’s going to mandate Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines for ALL active-duty personnel.  No flipping wonder that we have forty new ‘COVID-19 billionaires.’  Moderna (or maybe Pfizer) is recommending a THIRD SHOT to the two-shot regimen meaning we will have another 40 new COVID-19 billionaires by the end of the year bringing the number to between 80-100.  Question: how many members of Congress will become ‘COVID-19 billionaires?  Just saying).
  66. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Florida has now seen a major spike in pediatric COVID-19 cases just as school is going to start.  How convenient.  We believe it’s because all of the illegal aliens that are being redistributed across the United States but especially into RED locations.   Having mentioned the Lambda variant of COVID-19 in the previous posting, it would appear that the reason for its ‘return’ is that the Bidenistas have gotten as much mileage out of the Delta variant as they possibly can.  In other Chi-Com virus news, Rep. Michael McCaul, R-TX, 10th CD, told Newsmax that ‘COVID-19 was a sinister genetic manipulation by the communist Chinese.’  Elsewhere, CNN reports that ‘U.S. intel possesses genetic data with which to study the origins of the Wuhan Bat Flu.’  Excellent.
  67. 2021 Thursday I: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden- thinking he’s really hanging in with the in-crowd (like he did when he played that Latin music soundbite before a crowd of Latinos) trolled “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, in their ongoing war of words over COVID-19 said, “Governor Who?”  Look, Joe, you need to be careful because all Governor DeSantis had to do was to say that ‘at least, I won MY election unlike YOU whole stole yours.’  Of course, Joe being the feeble old fool that he is does not think past step one.   
  68. 2021 Thursday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime has approved a $750 million arms sale to Taiwan.  (Note: one year later, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi would just be concluding an overseas ‘visit’ to Taiwan that has the Chi-Coms all stirred up and preparing to go to war.  What the hell?)  
  69. 2021 Thursday K: Political News I– Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th CD, is going to visit the Iowa State Fair.  Meanwhile, Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, is pushing his “Love America Act” that will toss ‘Criminal (Critical) Race Theory’ onto the scrap heap of history by teaching America’s true history, its founding documents, and love for country instead of his left-wing crap the liberals are pushing.   Next, a new GOP-led House bill looks to restore America’s national forests and end overregulation of forest seeks management. 
  70. 2021 Thursday L: Political News II– To much Democrat horror, the state of Wisconsin has canceled 250,000 inactive or fraudulent voter registrations because election officials cannot find them- and Democrats are opposed to this.   Meanwhile, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, heard testimonies today on malicious Chi-Com influence across the United States.  Time to drive the Chi-Coms out of the country and back into their rat holes.   Next, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, told Newsmax that massive government spending is ‘bait and switch’ leading to higher inflation. 
  71. 2021 Thursday M: Political News III– Today, we learned that ‘Mr. Save-the-Planet,’ aka the ‘Climate Czar’ John F. Kerry and his family have embarked on sixteen private jet forays.  What about saving the planet, Mr. Climate Czar?  Oh, that’s right, you aren’t one of the ‘little people.’  Elsewhere, Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch says the recent spate of emails about the murder of Ashli Babbitt only raises more questions about WHY the concealed cop shot and killed her and WHO exactly he was.   Speaking of her death, as the FBI continues arresting more patriotic Americans for their participation in the January 6, 2021, protests, the ones the left have labeled as worse than Pearl Harbor, the War of 1812, and September 11, 2001, combined together, violent crime rates continue going up around the country.  WTF?
  72. 2021 Thursday N: Political News IV– As the Biden regime continues crushing everything in its path, ultrawealthy Americans are moving abroad and renouncing their U.S. citizenship.  Who can blame them?  We might be seeking asylum in Hungary soon.  Meanwhile, civil rights ‘leaders’ announce they are going to lead voting rights marches beginning on August 28.  Oh, whoopie.  Moving on, the Democrats are pushing for a vote on their ‘elections reform bill’ before they leave Washington, D.C., on August recess.   In other Democrat news, Act Blue the Democrat-funding site has dumped New York reprobate Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s funding page.  Sucks to be you, Andrew.  Finally, U.S. Senate candidate from Missouri, Mark McCloskey, says that Rep. Cori “The Bitch” Bush, DS-MO 1st CD, wants to turn St. Louis into a ‘criminals’ paradise.’
  73. 2021 Thursday O: Miscellaneous News I– Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates said he made ‘a mistake’ hanging with Jeffrey Epstein.  Elsewhere, 80-year-old Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts won’t be joining them on their upcoming U.S. tour after having had to undergo a medical procedure. 
  74. 2021 Thursday P: Business News– Property Owners and real estate companies are joining forces to fight back against the oppressive, Chi-Com-style takeover of rental properties via the bogus ‘evictions moratorium’ imposed by of all things, the Centers for Disease Control.  Even the courts have declared this to be crap and yet the Democrats act as though the people have no choice in the matter.  We are frigging Americans; we will not bow down to tyrants.
  75. 2021 Thursday Q: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– AFL-CIO leader Richard Trumka died at age 72.  Had this overweight leftist thug come to agreement with the ‘jobs president,’ President Donald J. Trump, it’s possible America would see full employment and all illegal aliens would be deported back to whence they came.  He could not leave his Democrat cronies behind and thus he sold his country out.
  76. 2021 Thursday R: Sports News I– President Donald J. Trump rips the U.S. women’s soccer team by saying ‘if you’re woke, you lose.’  Carl Lewis, Olympic great, ripped the men’s relay team as an ‘embarrassment.’
  77. 2021 Thursday S: We continue learning more about how U.S. banks many of whom have deep ties to the Chi-Coms are buying up entire housing tracts, neighborhoods, and other commercial properties and are going to transform them into rentals because rents are going up by 5.3-percent and are expected to go higher.  We first warned about the Chi-Coms becoming Americans’ de facto landlords through buying up as much U.S. property as possible via straw purchasers, i.e., the BIG BANKS, so they can rule our country via controlling everything average Americans need.  This is WAR.  Plain and simple, the time is NOW to nuke them and put Donald J. Trump back into the White House.
  78. 2022 Friday: This past Tuesday, numerous politicians who went against President Trump found themselves on the chopping block.  As long as the Democrats could squeeze propaganda points out of them, they were A-Okay whereas once they no longer had any value, out the door they went.  Look at the sackless putz, Rep. Peter Meijer, RINO-MI 3rd CD, he stuck it to Trump, thought he was BIG SHIT, but then, the Dems dump loads of money atop his pro-Trump opponent John Gibbs, believing him to be easier to defeat than their hired hack.  Ah, well, we suspect Gibbs will trounce the Democrat as will loads of other pro-Trump Republicans.  The two RINOs in Washington would have gone down were it not for that state’s crazy election system.  (Note- many of us plan to register as Democrats so as to inflate their numbers and then vote against them- from the inside.  Going to be great).

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This artwork is #0913 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Carpet of Verbenas.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The next album by the Beach Boys was a nifty repackaging of the band’s singles, A- and B- sides all in one convenient place: “The Original U.S. Singles: The Capitol Years 1962-1965” (June 10, 2008).  What you have here is golden: 66 of the best fun in the sun, beach bum, surfing, hotrod, and screeching motorbike tunes the likes of which have not been heard before or since.  We hope you will seek this album out and that you will add it to your growing collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-recommended music- we think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We look forward to doing the music of one of the great British invasion bands, the Dave Clark Five, at some point in the next 2-3 years.  Stick around for the day we do- you will be glad you did.

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

[iv] We look forward to doing the music of Steely Dan at some point within the next 10-15 years.  Please stay with us.

[v] When we do the music of Steely Dan, we most assuredly will do the music of Toto, too. 

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

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

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

[ix] The day before, Central African Republic was in the 168th place so today, we are jumping to the 170th as CAR is in the 169th.  Seems like countries at this level are all vying to outdo one another.  LOL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

163. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2022

2009 Friday: Following ‘free elections’ in the Islamist hellhole of Iran, people protest them as being ‘unfair.’ Of all the Middle Eastern nations in which, President Barack Obama interfered during the “Green Revolutions,” Iran was the only one in which, he didn’t. Go figure.

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163. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2022:

Trinity Sunday / Loving Day

President (and Vice President) George H.W. Bush; U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom C. Clark; U.S. Interior Secretary Richard A. Ballinger, (Acting) D. Kent Frizzell; U.S. Treasury Secretaries John Connally and George P. Schultz; the Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring Berry Bailey, Bill Haley and the Comets, Boston featuring Brad Delp, Cheap Trick featuring Bun E. Carlos, Colosseum featuring Jon Hiseman, the Dave Clark Five, Family, as well as King Crimson featuring John Wetton, the Pretenders featuring Pete Farndon, and the Troggs featuring Reg Presley:

  1. 816 Sunday: The reign of the 96th Roman Catholic Pontiff St. Leo III ended on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on December 26, 795.
  2. 1012 Friday: The reign of the 142.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Gregory VI commences on this date.  Elected in opposition to Pope Benedict VIII, Gregory guided the faithful from today until December 31, 1012.
  3. 1550 Monday: King Gustavus I Vasa of Sweden issued a decree on this date, which established the city of Helsinki.
  4. 1665 Friday: After driving the Dutch out of New Amsterdam, the English rename it “New York.”  They also appointed its first mayor, Thomas Willett.
  5. 1691 Tuesday: The 242nd Pope Innocent XII succeeds the 241st Pope Alexander VIII in the Papacy.  Alexander served as pontiff from October 06, 1689, until February 01, 1691.  Innocent XII would serve from today until September 27, 1700.
  6. 1776 Wednesday: Virginia’s colonial legislature became the first to adopt the Bill of Rights.
  7. 1787 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passes a law that stipulates senators must be 30 years old or older to serve.
  8. 1792 Tuesday: George Vancouver finds the site of what would become Vancouver, Canada.
  9. 1812 Friday: The combined armies of Napoleon Bonaparte cross the Russian border, bent on invasion.
  10. 1839 Wednesday: According to the legend, Abner Doubleday created the game of baseball on this date. 
  11. 1849 Tuesday: Lewis Haslett of Louisville, Kentucky, patents the gas mask on this date—Patent US6529A.
  12. 1859 Sunday: Prospectors discover the Comstock silver lode in Nevada.
  13. 1867 Wednesday: The Austro-Hungarian Empire forms on this date.
  14. 1898 Sunday: Philippine nationalists declared independence from Spain.
  15. 1917 Tuesday: The United States Secret Service extends protection from the president to his family as well.
  16. 1918 Wednesday: In France on the Western Front, U.S. Army troops launch the first airplane bombing raid by an American unit.
  17. 1920 Saturday: The Republican National Convention, meeting in Chicago, Illinois, nominated Warren G. Harding for president on the 10th ballot and nominated Calvin Coolidge for vice president.
  18. 1921 Sunday: President Warren G. Harding urged every young man in America to attend military training camp.
  19. 1922 Monday: In Seattle, Washington, the former 24th U.S. Interior Secretary Richard A. Ballinger died at age 63.  A Republican, he served under President William Howard Taft, he served from March 06, 1909, to March 12, 1911.
  20. 1923 Tuesday: Harry Houdini—acclaimed magician—while suspended upside-down 40 feet above the ground managed to escape from a strait jacket.
  21. 1924 Thursday: George H.W. Bush—future 43rd Vice President and then 41st President of the United States, a Republican—is born in Milton, Massachusetts, on this date.  As the 43rd vice president, he served under President Ronald Reagan from 1981-1989 and then became the 41st President serving from 1989 to 1993.  
  22. 1926 Saturday: Brazil—in protest of the League of Nation’s determination to allow Germany to enter the body—quits the organization. 
  23. 1935 Wednesday: In the U.S. Senate, Senator Huey Long of Louisiana sets the record for the longest speech by speaking 150,000 words over the course of 15.5 hours.
  24. 1939 Monday: The National Baseball’s Hall of Fame and Museum underwent dedication in Cooperstown, New York.
  25. 1941 Thursday: Future vocalist with the British rock band, the Troggs[i]—Reg Presley—is born in Andover, Hampshire, England, on this date.
  26. 1942 Friday: Anne Frank, a German-born Jewish girl living in Amsterdam, received a diary for her 13th birthday, less than a month before she and her family went into hiding from the Nazis.  Meanwhile, German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler orders the enslavement of the Slavic peoples.
  27. 1943 Saturday: SS Chief Heinrich Himmler orders the liquidation of ALL Nazi-established Jewish ghettoes in occupied Poland.
  28. 1948 Saturday: Future longtime member of the Atlanta Rhythm Section[ii]–Berry Bailey (lead guitar/backing vocals 1971-2006)—is born on this date.
  29. 1949 Sunday: John Wetton, future bassist and vocalist with the English bands, Family[iii], King Crimson[iv], and Asia[v] (as well as others), was born on this date in Willington, Derbyshire, England.
  30. 1950 Monday: Future longtime drummer with the Rockford, Illinois rock band, Cheap Trick[vi]—Bun E. Carlos—is born on this date in Rockford, Illinois.
  31. 1951 Tuesday: Future original vocalist with the band, Boston[vii]—Brad Delp—is born in Danvers, Massachusetts, on this date.
  32. 1952 Thursday: Future member of the Anglo-American rock band, the Pretenders[viii] until his death from a heroin overdose in 1983–Pete Farndon (bass/vocals)—is born on this date in Hereford, England.
  33. 1954 Saturday: Bill Haley and the Comets[ix] release their iconic hit “Rock-around-the-Clock.”
  34. 1956 Tuesday: Under an executive order signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the United States Army officially adopted its present flag.
  35. 1963 Wednesday: One of Hollywood’s most notoriously expensive productions, “Cleopatra,” starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and Rex Harrison, opened in New York City, NY.  Elsewhere in the country, civil rights leader Medgar Evers, 37, was shot and killed outside his home in Jackson, Mississippi.
  36. 1964 Friday: A court in South Africa sentenced Nelson Mandela to life in prison in for being a terrorist.
  37. 1965 Saturday: Rock group, the Dave Clark 5[x], set a record by appearing for the 12th time on the Ed Sullivan Show.
  38. 1967 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Loving vs. Virginia, struck down laws prohibiting interracial marriages.   Speaking of SCOTUS, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom C. Clark- the 86th justice- stepped down from his seat on this date.  A Democrat, President Harry S. Truman nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Frank Murphy.  Clark served from August 19, 1949, until today.  
  39. 1968 Wednesday: Paramount Pictures released the Roman Polanski horror film “Rosemary’s Baby” on this date, which starred Mia Farrow and John Cassavetes.
  40. 1971 Saturday: Tricia Nixon and Edward F. Cox exchanged wedding vows in the White House Rose Garden on this date.
  41. 1972 Monday: The 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst assumed his office today.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from today until April 30, 1973.  Meanwhile, the 61st U.S. Treasury Secretary John Connally stepped down from office and his replacement- the 62nd U.S. Treasury Secretary George P. Schultz assumed the position.  A Republican, he served under President Richard Nixon from today until May 08, 1974.  His predecessor- Secretary Connally, a Democrat- served under the same commander-in-chief from February 11, 1971, until today.
  42. 1975 Thursday: In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, “Hammering” Hank Aaron hits his first home run since 1965.  Meanwhile, the 39.1st Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior D. Kent Frizzell left office on this date and his successor- the 40th U.S. Interior Secretary Stanley K. Hathaway assumed the office on this date.  Hathaway- a Republican- served under President Gerald R. Ford from today until October 09, 1975.  As for Frizzell, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from April 30, 1975, until today.
  43. 1978 Monday: “Son of Sam” killer, David Berkowitz, receives 25 years to life from the New York State Supreme Court.
  44. 1981 Friday: In Detroit, Michigan, at the Joe Louis Arena, WBC heavyweight  champion Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, scores a TKO at the 2:34 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 15-round bout over challenger “Neon Leon” Spinks.  With the victory, Holmes retains both the WBC and The Ring magazine heavyweight titles of the world and puts his pro record to 38-0. As for “Neon Leon,” his record would go to 10-3-2.  
  45. 1981 Friday A: Elsewhere, major league baseball players began a 49-day strike over the issue of free-agent compensation.  Sadly, the season did not resume until August 10, leaving baseball fans pounding sand.  Finally, “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones underwent its first release.
  46. 1987 Friday: President Ronald Reagan, during a visit to the divided German city of Berlin, publicly challenged Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev to “tear down this wall.”
  47. 1991 Wednesday: In Russia, Boris Yeltsin becomes the new president, the first since the collapse of the USSR.
  48. 1994 Sunday: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman lost their lives in a horrendous slashing attack outside her Los Angeles home that shocked the world.  A jury later acquitted her estranged husband, O.J. Simpson of the crime but a jury in a civil action eventually held him liable.
  49. 1999 Saturday: NATO-led peacekeeping forces enter the Yugoslavian province of Kosovo.
  50. 2002 Wednesday: In the NBA Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers sweep the New Jersey Nets 4 games to 0.
  51. 2004 Saturday: Former President George H. W. Bush celebrates his 80th birthday by skydiving.
  52. 2008 Thursday: In a referendum, Ireland shoots down the Lisbon Treaty, a program of reform for the European Union which throws the whole idea into confusion and uncertainty.
  53. 2009 Friday: Following ‘free elections’ in the Islamist hellhole of Iran, people protest them as being ‘unfair.’  Of all the Middle Eastern nations in which, President Barack Obama interfered during the “Green Revolutions,” Iran was the only one in which, he didn’t.  Go figure.  
  54. 2010 Saturday: Hungarian food critic Egon Ronay dies at age 94.
  55. 2011 Sunday: In the NBA Finals, the Dallas Mavericks win their first NBA title by beating the Miami Heat 4 games to 2.
  56. 2012 Tuesday: An Australian coroner’s report rules that a dingo and not a person sentenced to prison was responsible for the death of a baby in 1980.   Meanwhile, Beijing-controlled World Health Organization announces that diesel exhaust causes cancer.  Go figure.
  57. 2013 Wednesday: Russia bans gay propaganda promoting the ‘alternative lifestyles of the LGBTQIA+ community’ the day before.  It goes into effect.  Good.
  58. 2014 Thursday: After terrorists kidnap three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank, the government blames the jihadist thugs of Hamas. 
  59. 2015 Friday: According to On This Day, Zimbabwe decides to end the nation’s national currency offering an exchange of 35 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars for $1 U.S.  Hate to see the citizens bringing their money to the banks for exchange. 
  60. 2016 Sunday: In the early morning hours, local Muslim jihadist Omar Mateen, 29 years-old opens fire at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, slaying 49 people and wounding another 53 before members of the Orlando Police Department kill the POS.  Some say that Mateen himself was homosexual- something his wife denied- which was why he targeted the predominantly gay club.
  61. 2017 Monday: In Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors beat defending champion, the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 129-120, capturing the crown for the second time in three years and avenging their loss to the Cavaliers the previous year.  The addition of Kevin Durant, aka “KD,” during the offseason helped the Warriors clinch the NBA title. 
  62. 2018 Tuesday: In Sutton, England, Jon Hiseman- famed drummer of the British rock band, Colosseum[xi]– died at age 73 on this date.  Meanwhile, the first summit meeting between U.S. President Donald J. Trump and North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un occurs.  Following its conclusion, they agree to meet again to discuss ways by which the two countries can bring peace to the Korean Peninsula.  Elsewhere, the Trump administration debuts a new 16-acre parcel of land in Taipei, Taiwan, which will become the home of ‘the American Institute in Taiwan’ which will actually be the new embassy as the U.S. moves back to the Two-China Policy by which, we recognize the Chi-Coms’ criminal occupation of the mainland and the freedom-loving Chinese people of Taiwan.
  63. 2019 Wednesday: In Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins by a final score of 4-3 to win their first cup in team franchise history.  Congratulations.   Meanwhile, the Chi-Com intelligence-gathering company Huawei pulls back the launch of its laptop (what could be wrong with this?) blaming its setback on the U.S. refusal to permit Chi-Com spy devices into the U.S.  Wait another year or two if the Dems are able to somehow get Trump out of office.
  64. 2020 Friday: Leftists continue causing trouble around the country, trouble we believe is being funded by Beijing and on the ground by their Democratic Party colluders.  Shame on them.  Meanwhile, the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, aka CHAZ, continues to exist, a place where robberies, rapes, and beatings are increasing exponentially. Various groups are now fighting for supremacy in there, how soon before we have outright violence, public whippings, and even executions?  Meanwhile, the Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, a committed Marxist, says ‘it’s akin to the summer of love.’  Yeah, right. It is high time for the U.S. government to put both Beijing and their Democratic Party lackeys on notice that we are not going to put up with this crap.  Enough is flipping enough!  Sadly, statues across the country have been vandalized, torn down, and/or destroyed.  Not good.
  65. 2020 Friday A: Here are the statistics for the Wuhan Bat Virus Crisis, sent around the globe by communist bigwig, Xi Jinping: 7,573,699 confirmed cases, 423,155 confirmed deaths, and 3,582,269 confirmed recoveries.   In the United States, here are the stats for today: 2,083,548 confirmed cases, 116,130 confirmed deaths, and 626,642 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 141,983 confirmed cases, 4,943 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries; politics as usual.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 685 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 622 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the stats: 24,799 confirmed cases, 1,194 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
  66. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 176,228,232 confirmed cases, +194,903, 3,803,547  confirmed deaths, +30,302 and 160,228,887 confirmed recoveries, +27,613.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,312,504 confirmed cases, UP 6,058 from yesterday’s reporting, 614,982 confirmed deaths, UP 244,[xii] and 28,378,420 confirmed recoveries, UP 32,096.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xiii]  
  67. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden To Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 297,075 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 162,574 deaths  
  68. 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: 3,801,874 confirmed cases, 63,270 confirmed deaths, and 2,064,276 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,346,153 confirmed cases, 37,265 confirmed deaths, and 2,009,593 confirmed recoveries (NEW NUMBERS!).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,975 confirmed cases, 505 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 446,411 confirmed cases, 5,858 confirmed deaths, and 219,522 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Utah, the home of LOSER Mitt Romney: they have 409,364 confirmed cases, 2,323 confirmed deaths, and 401,606 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]   
  69. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign Covid Stats Of The Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,653 confirmed cases, 6,428 confirmed deaths, and 833,007 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Madagascar, 114th country on the list: 41,894 cases of the virus, 882 confirmed deaths and 40,213 confirmed recoveries.[xv]     
  70. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,479.60, UP 13.36 points (+0.039%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,069.42, UP 49.09 points (+0.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,247.44, UP +8.26 points (+0.19%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.78 per barrel, -0.13 (-0.18%).  The price of GOLD is $1,879.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $28.05 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.34%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,149.30 per troy oz, -1.80 (-0.16%) while the price of COPPER is $4.55 per pound, +0.01 (+0.32%).[xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,775.99 per troy oz, -0.32 (-0.01%).[xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $22,300.00 per troy oz., +950.00 (+4.45%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Kazakhstani Tenge, one greenback equals 426.78 and in Kenyan Schilling, a buck equals 107.70 and in Korean- North Won, one dollar equals 900.00 of theirs.[xix]        
  71. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. NATIONAL Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.224 per gallon, $2.972 in Florida, $3.977 in Hawaii, and $3.615 in Washington state.[xx]    Let’s look at one other location- Massachusetts: $2.946.  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- Guatemala: $3.625 per U.S. Gallon.[xxi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,397,916,923,036 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Cayman Islands, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Taiwan with $235 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxiii]
  72. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Today is Day No. 82 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in sole charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and lo and behold…she has not visited it today nor will she.  What a loser.  You know things are bad when one’s own political party- in this case, the Democrats- have no words to express how disappointed they are with her job performance.  Loser.
  73. 2021 Saturday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Communist China passes a new ‘anti-sanctions act,’ (Not sure what they mean by this?) in which they will deny visas, freeze assets, and deport into permanent internal exile anyone who criticizes their murderous, Nazi-like regime.  Go figure.  Speaking of thuggish states, Russian President Vladimir Putin- in office until 2036 (how’s that for longevity?)- says the relationship between him and his nation with the United States has drastically declined since the ‘drooler-in-chief’ “Pro-China Joe” Biden usurped the White House.
  74. 2021 Saturday H: Joe Biden Regime News I– Joe Biden’s earpiece has nominated Carlos Del Toro to become secretary of the United States Navy.  Speaking of the U.S. military, the GOP is pushing the Biden regime to increase national defense spending as more and more people continue pointing out the sad fact that the Chi-Coms are speedily increasing the size of their military in preparation for war with the United States.  (Note- we encourage launching a first strike on the Chi-Coms with all tools available in our arsenal while continuing to increase the size of our own to be able to contend with a war on numerous fronts).
  75. 2021 Saturday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has announce an emergency meeting so they can begin delving into the growing reports of myocarditis in mostly young men who have answered the Siren’s call to go get themselves vaccinated with a vaccine that has ONLY ‘emergency clearance,’ a vaccine in which the drug manufacturers have ‘qualified immunity’ (something they seek to strip away from cops), and a vaccine in which more than 5,000 people in the past six months have died from getting.  Various sources in the medical industry in the United States have informed us that ANY DRUG with 100 deaths or more associated with it would already be pulled from the market.  Go figure.  In other Xi Jinping Bat Flu Virus news, Rep.  Devin Nunes, R-CA 22 congressional district, continues to sound the alarm over all the secrecy surrounding the Wuhan Institute of Virology. 
  76. 2021 Saturday J: Political News I– President Donald J. Trump spoke out on the ‘jobless union workers who voted in lockstep for Joe Biden and now with the Keystone XL Pipeline closed, they are sitting at home drawing unemployment.’  (Note- someone should take AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka out and give him a good thrashing.  Perhaps when America’s labor unions vote for leadership again, they will go with an ‘America-first’ supporter rather than an overweight, ignorant, political hack who can’t get his nose out of the butt cracks of Democratic-Socialist hacks).
  77. 2021 Saturday K: Political News II– Far-left liberal commentator Bill Maher blasts his left-wing cronies for failing to acknowledge the progress made on racial and social fronts.  Bill generally calls them the way he sees them.  Elsewhere, at the MAGA FRANK Rally in New Richmond, Wisconsin, Diamond and Silk lambasted Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, CPUSA-MN 5th congressional district in front of a vast crowd of American patriots, saying of this unpatriotic POS that ‘if she doesn’t love her country then she’s free to go.’  Of Joe Biden, they said ‘hell no to Jim Joe Crow Joe, that the Swamp installed him, the American people did not elect him.’ 
  78. 2021 Saturday L: Health And Medical Alerts– As if we already didn’t have enough problems with the Chi-Com lab-engineered virus running amok, our friends in England have just reported the first two cases of the highly-contagious, West African lethal disease the monkeypox.  Similar to smallpox, this disease can run amok through a population causing problems that will reverberate through said society.  Folks, this is what happens when there are NO controls on the borders or ports of entry.  It is as if various world governments are social re-engineering to alleviate the world of much of its ‘excess population.’ 
  79. 2021 Saturday M: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– Stay tuned for the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3568 with a $54 million pot on the line and also for the Powerball Draw #854 with a $31 million pot up for grabs.  First, here are the results for the Super Lotto: 05, 10, 21, 22, 36, and Mega 10.  Out of 151,840 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $50,728.  The winning ticket was sold at My Goods Market #5519 in Sacramento, CA 95864.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball: 08, 25, 34, 38, 41, and Power 10.  Out of 43,809 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were two people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $11,467 apiece.
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BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0859 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Monumental Sunset.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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Friends, we are going to present something to you today that MANY self-proclaimed fans of the Beach Boys have slammed: “M.I.U. Album,” their next studio release that came out on September 25, 1978.  When it came out, yes, it sold poorly, was not well received but friends, we love the f**k out of this album just as we do its successor, “Light Album (L.A. Album).  Reportedly, the album was released to fulfill contractual obligations and even stranger, it was recorded in Iowa at the Maharishi International University to keep the Boys away from their West Coast drug suppliers.  Once again, we have the Wilson Brothers and Mike Love and Al Jardine along with some members of the touring band.  This album remains one of our favorites and almost every tune is a delight.  It opens with “She’s Got Rhythm,” sung by Brian whose vocals are back in fine form followed by “Come Go With Me,” sung by Al followed by “Hey, Little Tomboy,” sung by Mike and Brian.  Some fans said this tune sounded like some sort of pedophile song but we will say, it most likely was written years later so being sung by older guys is just how it is.  Great song.  Next, we get “Kona Coast,” sung by Mike and Al, followed by “Peggy Sue,” the old favorite and then “Woncha Come Out Tonight,” perhaps the low point of the album.  Side Two opens Carl’s “Sweet Sunday Kind of Love,” followed by Mike Love’s “Belles of Paris.”  Then the crème de la crème follow with the amazing, “Pitter Patter,” sung by Al and Mike, followed by Dennis’ “My Diane.”  Then, the song we believe to be the best of the best, “Match Point of Our Love,” all Brian.  Finally, the album closes out with “Winds of Change,” another Al and Mike vocal.  Folks, this is a GREAT album, screw what critics and disgruntled fans say.  This remains among our favorite albums of their catalog so please, seek it out and enjoy.  We think you will be glad you did.

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[i] We began promoting the music of the Troggs on Monday, 06-January-2020 and then Google Blogger slammed the door shut on us.  Go figure.  We hope to return to presenting the music of the greatest bands in the world one day so please, remain vigilant for the day that we do.

[ii] The Atlanta Rhythm Section is another awesome American band, one we sure as heck hope to promote when and if we return to doing music again.

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

[iv] We promoted the music of King Crimson, one of the greatest prog-rock bands of all time beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 through Sunday, 21-December-2014.  We hope you will check them out as the remain active to this day.

[v] We hope to promote the music of Asia at some point within the next 20 years.

[vi] When we return to promoting American bands, Cheap Trick will be towards the top so please stay alert.  You won’t want to miss them.

[vii] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Boston but when we do, we will alert the readership.  Stay tuned for further developments.

[viii] 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.

[ix] You can bet that one day we will promote the music of Bill Haley and the Comets.  Remain alert for the day we do.

[x] We plan on doing the music of the Dave Clark 5 and the Box Tops one of these days.

[xi] We look forward to sharing the music of this influential British band within the next five years.  Colosseum was overlooked when we shared the group of interconnected bands in which, Humble Pie, was a part.  Sorry for the oversight.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

120. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2022

1945 Monday: As Russian troops approached his Berlin Bunker, Adolf Hitler committed suicide along with his wife of one day, Eva Braun. His successor, Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz assumed power on this date and in this capacity served until his surrender to the Allies on May 23, 1945. Still the fight rages within the city and in other parts of Czechoslovakia where Germans still hold land.

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120. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2022:

Kentucky Oaks

Vice President Alben W. Barkley; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell; U.S. Attorneys General Homer Stille Cummings and Richard Kleindienst; U.S. Interior Secretary Rogers C.B. Morton; Acting U.S. Interior Secretary D. Kent Frizzell; U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx; U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles S. Fairchild; Second Fuhrer and Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz; Nazi Foreign Minister Joaquim Von Ribbentrop; French Impressionist and Realist Édouard Manet, the Association featuring Larry Ramos, Muddy Waters, and Nazareth featuring Darrell Sweet:

  1. 311 Sunday: Shortly before his death, Roman Emperor Galerius issued his Edict of Toleration ending persecution of Christians.
  2. 1492 Saturday: Spain announces it will expel its Jewish citizens.   
  3. 1563 Tuesday: By order of Charles VI, France expels its Jews.   
  4. 1789 Thursday:  George Washington took office in New York as the first president of the United States.
  5. 1798 Monday: The United States forms the Department of the Navy.
  6. 1803 Saturday: The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for 60 million francs, the equivalent of about $15 million.
  7. 1812 Thursday: The United States admitted Louisiana as the nation’s 18th state.
  8. 1830 Friday: In Cazenovia, N.Y., future 38th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles S. Fairchild is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from April 01, 1887, to March 06, 1889.
  9. 1838 Monday: Nicaragua withdraws from the Central American Federation.
  10. 1857 Thursday: San Jose State University begins forming.
  11. 1861 Tuesday: At the outset of the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln orders the evacuation of Indian Territory by Federal troops.  Elsewhere, the nation’s 33rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell left office on this date.  A Democrat, President Franklin Pierce nominated Campbell to fill the seat of Associate Justice John McKinley.  Campbell served from March 22, 1853, until today.
  12. 1863 Thursday: In Mexico, as the French regime of Maximillian is under assault, at Camerone, the foundation for the French Foreign Legion’s most distinguished holiday occurs at a battered farmhouse.  Three officers- led by a captain with a wooden hand- and 63 rankers- held out against a howling mob of more than 2,000 Mexicans.  All day, the sun baked the ramshackle building that was becoming as porous as a kitchen sieve with all the flying lead plowing through it witnessed the deaths of most of the defenders until late in the day, the remaining five Legionnaires made the grim decision: to fix bayonets, fire their last round, and then charge out at the screeching mad attackers.  So, they did, they charged out, went into Legion history for all time by killing as many of their howling opponents as possible, and the Mexicans were so surprised and impressed that their leader spared the lives of the three survivors. 
  13. 1864 Saturday: New York becomes the first state to issue and to charge for a hunting license.
  14. 1870 Saturday: Future 55th U.S. Attorney General Homer Stille Cummings is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from March 04, 1933, to January 02, 1939.
  15. 1885 Thursday: The Boston Pops Orchestra begins forming.
  16. 1889 Tuesday: The inauguration of George Washington became the first national holiday in the United States.
  17. 1893 Sunday: In Wesel, Germany, future Nazi Foreign Minister Joaquim Von Ribbentrop is born.  He would serve in this capacity from 1938 to 1945.  He would be executed following the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials following the war.
  18. 1900 Monday: Engineer John Luther “Casey” Jones of the Illinois Central Railroad died in a train wreck near Vaughan, Mississippi, after staying at the controls in a successful effort to save the passengers.  Meanwhile, the United States annexes the Hawaiian Islands.
  19. 1904 Saturday: The ice cream cone makes its debut.
  20. 1915 Friday: The German army gears back up for another go at the Allies during the Second Battle of Ypres.  Advancing from St. Julien, the French and British soldiers are able to impede their progress.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the Germans continue pushing east through the Baltic states routing the Russian army as they go.
  21. 1916 Sunday: Fighting in Dublin, Ireland, ends as more than 700 rebels lay down their arms to the British occupiers.  Elsewhere, the Allies continue trying to bring the German colonial forces to a decisive battle and a column crossing over from the Belgian Congo reaches Lake Victoria where they hope to trap the Germans between them and South African forces. 
  22. 1918 Tuesday: British forces in the Middle East continue rolling up the Ottoman Turks.  The Ottoman Empire was a crumbling entity, long known as the “Sick Man of Europe” because it was a jaded, hollow empire just awaiting the right set of circumstances to bring about its collapse.   That collapse was coming.  
  23. 1921 Saturday: In Akron, Ohio, the American Professional Football Association forms.
  24. 1930 Wednesday: The Soviet Union proposed a military alliance with Great Britain and France.  
  25. 1938 Saturday: A precursor to the cartoon character, Bugs Bunny, first appeared in the Warner Brothers animated short, “Porky’s Hare Hunt.”
  26. 1939 Sunday: The New York World’s Fair officially opened with a ceremony that included an address by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Meanwhile, Lou Gehrig played his final game with the New York Yankees.
  27. 1940 Tuesday: State boxing officials in California licensed Belle Martell as the United States’ first female prizefight referee.  Elsewhere, following on the heels of the evacuation of Norway’s King Haakon, British troops begin preparing for evacuation themselves.  It is clear who is going to win this fight and it’s not going to be the French and British but the Nazis.
  28. 1941 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps gears up for yet another assault on the port of Tobruk with heavy bombing attacks by bombers and dive bombers.  The general leading this assault is Friedrich von Paulus, who would end up being transferred to the attack on the Soviet Union and would become the losing commander at Stalingrad.
  29. 1942 Thursday: The Japanese naval fleet consisting of three aircraft carriers and support ships is leaving the big naval base at Truk and proceeding to Port Moresby in New Guinea for the big invasion that is coming.  The Imperial Japanese are determined to strangle the sea lanes to Australia and New Zealand.
  30. 1943 Friday: The Nazi extermination camp, Bergen-Belsen, begins construction.  Elsewhere, in London, the Free Polish Government is in a quandary what with the demand for Swiss Red Cross to investigate the Katyn Forest Massacre because if they continue pushing it, the Soviets are going to cut them out of the future of Poland (which they do anyway).
  31. 1944 Sunday: U.S. Navy warplanes continue attacking Truk and destroying loads of Japanese warplanes.  Due to severe losses among veteran pilots, the Japanese are rushing poorly trained pilots into the fight which shows the desperation afflicting them.  Surrender?  No way in hell.
  32. 1945 Monday: As Russian troops approached his Berlin Bunker, Adolf Hitler committed suicide along with his wife of one day, Eva Braun.  His successor, Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz assumed power on this date and in this capacity served until his surrender to the Allies on May 23, 1945. Still the fight rages within the city and in other parts of Czechoslovakia where Germans still hold land.  The fight is fierce because the German military now seeks to keep open ‘tunnels’ through which retreating comrades can reach the West and surrender to the American, British, and French allies and not to the Soviets.  Meanwhile, Arthur Godfrey began his CBS radio morning show, “Arthur Godfrey Time.”  It ran until this day in 1972.
  33. 1947 Wednesday: The federal government changed the name of the Boulder Dam back to the Hoover Dam.
  34. 1952 Wednesday: The first toy advertised on television is Mr. Potato Head.
  35. 1954 Friday: At Dien Bien Phu, the weather clears which is joyous news for the French Foreign Legionnaires’ feast day, the Day of Camerone when they commemorate the Legion’s history and their lost comrades.  American air crews return to flying in supplies during the daytime as well as dropping in reinforcements while fighter planes are able to attack one AA battery position after another.   Among the most important supplies dropped to the French troops was a strange gelatinous wine-substance that when combined with water became a drinkable wine.  Called vinogel, French troops kept their eyes on it all day as it lay in crates between their lines and then at night launched sorties out into No-Man’s Land to retrieve as much of it as possible as well as killing as many communists as possible.  The retrieval of a 16-year-old recently drafted into the People’s Army gave the defenders hope as he had no clue as to what unit he was in or what he was supposed to do.[i]  
  36. 1956 Monday: The former 35th vice president of the United States (served January 20, 1949-to-January 20, 1953) Alben W. Barkley, died at age 78 in Lexington, Virginia, on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman. 
  37. 1958 Wednesday: Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus founded the American Association of Retired Persons (later simply AARP) in Washington, D.C.
  38. 1961 Sunday: Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants hits four homeruns in one game.   Meanwhile, communist thug dictator, Fidel Castro, receives the ‘Lenin Peace Prize’ for his work to bring about ‘peace.’  What a load of garbage.
  39. 1964 Thursday: The FCC ruled that all TV receivers should be able to receive both VHF and UHF channels.  
  40. 1968 Tuesday: New York police forcibly removed student demonstrators occupying five buildings at Columbia University.
  41. 1970 Thursday: At 9:00 P.M. as the invasion was already underway the prior day, President Richard M. Nixon announced that ‘U.S. and South Vietnamese troops were going to invade Cambodia during the war in Vietnam to take out the North Vietnamese supply bases up and down the Ho Chi Minh Trail.’
  42. 1971 Friday: In Charlotte, North Carolina, future 17th U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Barack Hussein Obama from July 02, 2013, to January 20, 2017.
  43. 1973 Monday: President Richard Nixon announced the resignations of top aides, H.R. Haldeman, and John Ehrlichman, as well as that of the 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard G. Kleindienst. As for White House counsel John Dean, President Nixon fired the scurrilous rat on suspicions (confirmed decades later) that he was the notorious “Deep Throat” who spilled his guts to the news media.
  44. 1974 Tuesday: President Richard M. Nixon hands over partial transcripts of Watergate tape recordings.
  45. 1975 Wednesday: The last U.S. helicopter leaves the U.S. embassy grounds in Saigon; the city surrenders to the North Vietnamese on this date.  Next, the 39th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Rogers C.B. Morton left office on this date.  A Republican, Secretary Morton served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and then Gerald R. Ford from January 29, 1971, to April 30, 1975.  His replacement, the 39.1st Acting U.S. Interior Secretary D. Kent Frizzell, assumed office on this date.  A Republican also, Acting Secretary Frizzell served under President Gerald R. Ford from today until June 12, 1975. 
  46. 1976 Friday: At Landover, Maryland, Muhammad Ali retains the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles scoring a unanimous decision in 15 rounds over Jimmy Young.  By beating the hard-hitting Young, Ali improved his pro-record to 51-2 while Jimmy’s record went to 17-5-2.  On the undercard, heavyweight boxer Ken Norton scores a TKO over opponent, Ron Stander, at the 1:19 minute mark of Round 5 of a scheduled 12-round bout.  Norton’s pro record went to 36-3 and would put the ‘Fighting Marine’ on a collision course with Muhammad Ali on September 28, 1976.  As for Stander- known as the “Council Bluffs Butcher,” his record went to 29-9-2.
  47. 1980 Wednesday: In London, terrorists seize the Iranian embassy.
  48. 1983 Saturday: Blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters[ii] died in Westmont, Illinois, at age 70.  Cause of death was heart failure, he died in his sleep.
  49. 1984 Monday: President Ronald Reagan signed cultural and scientific agreements with China.  He also signed a tax accord that would make it easier of American companies to operate in China.
  50. 1986 Wednesday: Former WBA heavyweight boxing champion Greg Page wins a fight against Britain’s Funso Banjo, improving his record to 25-5. 
  51. 1988 Saturday: General Manuel Noriega, waving a machete, vowed at a rally to keep fighting U.S. efforts to oust him as Panama’s military dictator. 
  52. 1989 Sunday: Movie critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert film their 500th TV movie-review show.
  53. 1991 Tuesday: A cyclone in Bangladesh kills more than 131,000 people and leaves 9 million homeless.
  54. 1993 Friday: The World Wide Web undergoes birth at CERN.  Meanwhile, top-ranked women’s tennis player Monica Seles was stabbed in the back during a match in Hamburg, Germany, by a man who described himself as a fan of second-ranked German player Steffi Graf.  The man, convicted of causing grievous bodily harm, received a suspended sentence.  What?
  55. 1997 Wednesday: 42 million viewers tune in to the “Ellen” show to hear her announce she is ‘Gay.’
  56. 1998 Thursday: NATO expanded to include Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic.  The three nations underwent formal admittance the following April at the 50th anniversary summit meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
  57. 1999 Friday: Longtime drummer with the Scottish rock band Nazareth- Darrell Sweet- died at age 51 51 in New Albany, Indiana, USA, from cardiac arrest while the band was touring.
  58. 2003 Wednesday: A terrorist POS sets off a bomb inside an Israeli bar killing at least three people and wounding loads of others.
  59. 2004 Friday: After the photos of the abuse of Iraqi POWs in the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad surface, President George W. Bush goes before the news cameras and the microphones and CONDEMNS what he sees and vows to get to the bottom of the scurrilous activity.
  60. 2005 Saturday: Islamic jihadists run amok in Cairo, Egypt, attacking several groups of terrorists.
  61. 2006 Sunday: In communist China’s Shaanxi, at least two-dozen miners are killed in a mine explosion.  Wonder if they were prisoners or ‘free workers?’
  62. 2007 Monday: El Presidente Hugo Chavez of the socialist paradise of Venezuela announces that forthwith, his country will withdraw from both the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. 
  63. 2008 Wednesday: The Federal Reserve slashes interest rates by one-quarter percent to 2-percent.  Not good for investors and people with retirement plans. 
  64. 2009 Thursday: Chrysler files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  Meanwhile, thanks to the ongoing H1N1 swine flu pandemic from communist China, Mexican President Felipe Calderon issues a partial economic shutdown for five days; you know- to flatten the curve.  Elsewhere, the United Kingdom says ‘enough to combat operations in the Iraq War and that it will begin pulling its combat troops out and bring them home.  Wish ours came home, too.
  65. 2010 Friday: The Deepwater Horizon oil spill reaches the Louisiana coast; weather officials predict that harsh weather will impede cleanup efforts.  Governor Bobby Jindal, Republican, had been begging for aid from the Obama administration but none was forthcoming until the first black waves began rolling across the beach.  By then, it was too late, fisheries destroyed, shrimp and crab-catcher fleets ruined for years to come.  Why?  Many suspect it’s because the Obama-Biden administration sought to vilify oil and natural gas so the American people would condemn fossil fuels.  Thankfully, it didn’t work.
  66. 2011 Saturday: As the Libyan civil war continues to rage, Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi says he is ‘willing to enter into a ceasefire but BOTH sides must agree to it, not just his side.’  Sadly, for the Libyan leader, his youngest son, Saif al-Arab Gaddafi and three of his children are killed in a NATO airstrike.  How did we end up fighting in this war?
  67. 2012 Monday: After Chen Guangcheng flees house arrest, U.S. President Barack Obama refuses to comment on the blind Chinese dissident who—according to reports—went to the U.S. embassy.  Meanwhile, One World Trade Center became the tallest structure in New York when it surpassed the height of the Empire State Building.
  68. 2013 Tuesday: Apple, Inc. initiates the largest-ever non-bank bond offering at $17 billion.  Elsewhere, jihadists do what they do best and that is, they carry out a bombing on an unsuspecting population.  Today, in Damascus, Syria, they set off a bomb that blows 13 people to kingdom come while living many more wishing they had gone with them.  Horrible flipping people.
  69. 2014 Wednesday: In Clarkston, Washington, Larry Ramos—guitarist/vocalist with the Association[iii]—lost his battle with skin cancer on this date; he was 72 years-old.  Meanwhile, the Yemeni army has lost at least 30 people in ongoing battles with al-Qaida thugs.   Elsewhere, the Sultan of Brunei has announced the new institution of laws that would make Islamic law supreme what with floggings, amputations, and stoning of guilty folks.  We won’t be visiting there anytime soon.
  70. 2015 Thursday: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, announces his bid to seek the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.  Elsewhere, following the seizure of a Danish-owned tanker by the Iranians, the U.S. Navy says it will escort American-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz to prevent further such criminal actions.   
  71. 2016 Saturday: The Italian coast guard is plying the waters off the coast of Libya.  A migrant raft jam-packed with Muslim refugees began floundering with the loss of at least 70 people and only 26 or 27 people rescued.  Elsewhere, a heatwave in India continues claiming lives with 300 people so far succumbing to record temperatures.  If only these poor people had air-conditioning; then again, environmentalists HATE air-conditioning, believing it WRECKS the environment.  Dumb asses.
  72. 2017 Sunday: At a pool party in San Diego, California, a pool party goes up in smoke as a shooter kills one person outright, wounds another seven and then is shot and killed by the police.  Elsewhere, budget negotiators in Congress come to a bipartisan agreement on the budget for FY 2017.  The deal will fund the federal government through September 30 while the current budget expires on May 05.
  73. 2018 Monday: Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” sets new opening weekend box office record raking in $250 million in the United States and another $630 million around the planet.  Meanwhile, in Baghdad, the criminal court sentences a load of women from several different countries to life in prison for purportedly belonging to ISIS.  The tally included 19 Russians, six Azerbaijani, and four Tajikistani women.  Life is going to be rough for them. 
  74. 2019 Tuesday: Japan’s Emperor Akihito announces he is stepping down at an abdication ceremony in Tokyo, effective the following day.  Naruhito will be the new emperor.   Elsewhere, Canada expresses its outrage over the second of its citizens condemned to death in the People’s Republic of China this year.  Fan Wei received the sentence for his supposed production of and transportation of methamphetamine.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expresses his anger while pleading for clemency.
  75. 2020 Thursday: Thanks to the Kung Flu trashing the United States, another 3.6 million unemployment claims pushes total unemployment numbers for Americans over 30 million.  AND the Chinese find offense in the growing world anger directed towards them!  Millions of people around the world now believe that COVID-19 was something deliberately released onto the world following Beijing being forced to sign the new U.S.-China Trade Accord.  We shall see.  Current numbers for the Wuhan Virus Crisis Pandemic for the world rest at 3,249,022 confirmed cases what with 230,804 confirmed deaths but 1,006,112 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the United States, confirmed cases rest at 1,079,780, confirmed deaths stand at 62,603 but confirmed recoveries are 127,950.  Additionally, more states are beginning to release restrictions and businesses are beginning to reopen.  However, in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom issues a new order today in which all beaches along the state’s enormous coastline are now closed.   (Gavin, if you close the beaches, we will go to the mountains, the lakes, the forests, even the deserts to disobey your authoritarian orders).  In addition to this, we now know that Gov. Newsom is spending $1 billion in communist China to purchase (shoddy) PPE items for the state.  F**king China lover.
  76. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 151,992,457 confirmed cases, +866,159, 3,193,074  confirmed deaths, +14,150, and 129,861,420 confirmed recoveries, +150,158.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,102,768 confirmed cases, UP 58,700 from yesterday’s reporting, 590,041 confirmed deaths, UP 770,[iv] and 25,710,059 confirmed recoveries, UP 66,676.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[v]  
  77. 2021 Friday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 275,421 CHI-VI Deaths In The United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  78. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,742,642 confirmed cases, 61,767 confirmed deaths, and 1,992,268 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,233,518 confirmed cases, 35,172 confirmed deaths, and 1,795,692 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,349 confirmed cases, 483 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 404,273 confirmed cases, 5,550 confirmed deaths, and 191,652 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Delaware, NOT the home of the famed grape-flavored soda, Delaware Punch: they have 104,405 confirmed cases, 1,625 confirmed deaths, and 93,966 confirmed recoveries.[vi]   Meanwhile, the U.S. mandate on mask wearing on planes and other forms of public transit is to remain in effect.
  79. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,481 confirmed cases, 6,363 confirmed deaths, and 830,625 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Egypt, perhaps the greatest of all Arab countries: 227,552 cases of the virus, 13,339 confirmed deaths and 170,773 confirmed recoveries.[vii]     
  80. 2021 Friday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,874.85, DOWN 185.51 points (-0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,962.98, DOWN 119.86 points (-0.85%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,181.17, DOWN 30.30 points (-0.72%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.49 per barrel, -0.09 (-0.14%).  The price of GOLD is $1,768.80 per troy oz., +1.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.92 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.24%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,203.90 per troy oz, -1.30 (-0.11%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, -0.01 (-0.27%).[viii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,934.50 per troy oz, -17.48 (-0.59%).[ix] The price of RHODIUM is $28,500.00 per troy oz., +150.00 (+0.51%).[x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.22.     In Maldivian Rufiyaa, one greenback equals 15.42 and in Mauritanian Ouguiya, a buck equals 357.00 and in Mauritian Rupee, one dollar equals 40.15 of theirs.[xi]  
  81. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have chef-authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.022 per gallon, $2.786 in Florida, $3.787 in Hawaii, and $3.452 in Washington state.[xii]    Let’s look at one other location- North Dakota: $2.781.  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 fifth lowest gasoline price in the world- Kuwait: $1.320 per U.S. Gallon.[xiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,232,897,352,400 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  82. 2021 Friday FCOVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Does EVERYONE recall how Joe Biden called President Donald J. Trump a xenophobe for cutting off travel from communist China and then from Europe?  Well, now Joe Biden has cut off travel from India seeing as how they are in a big mess with the Chi-Vi.  Sucks to be right next door to China because it would seem Beijing has no problem in sending the disease across its borders and into others.  Anyhow, the U.S. now is going to export the Pfizer vaccine to Mexico to help them with their cases.   Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control says that it was ANXIETY and NOT the Johnson & Johnson vaccine that caused all the adverse effects on people with blood clots, mental issues, and other issues connected to the vaccine.   Elsewhere, Florida lawmakers have moved on a bill banning COVID-19 passports.  Good.  We don’t have them for HIV-AIDS-infected people, we sure as hell don’t need them for the Chi-Com flu.   Speaking of the vaccines and how effective that it is, Arizona state lawmaker Alma Hernandez, Democrat, 3rd house district, received both doses of the Chi-Vi vaccine and just tested positive for the ‘VID.   Finally, scientists are encouraging the World Health Organization to look BEYOND animals for the human connection on the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.
  83. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken is visiting Ukraine next week.  Next, the state of South Dakota is suing the Biden administration over its ban on fireworks at Mt. Rushmore on the Fourth of July.   Meanwhile, Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis, R-NY 11th congressional district, says that Joe Biden’s plan to dump millions of dollars atop the Northern Triangle countries is ‘concerning.’  Another critic of the Biden regime- Congressman Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st congressional district, said that Joe Biden’s speech the other night, i.e., the address to a Joint Session of Congress, was like he was giving a ‘private speech.’  Yep.  It sure seemed that way to us, too.  In other Biden regime news, WHITE farmers are suing the corrupt administration over them being denied aid while black, brown, Asian-Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, gays, trannys, and other oddball farmers can get FREE MONEY from the federal government.
  84. 2021 Friday H: Political News I– Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, introduced a bill that would prevent the use of adversarial technology in U.S. government and military operations.  Next, voted-out-of-office former Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, is set to become the next administrator of NASA.   Moving on, as with other states making changes in the aftermath of the STOLEN presidential election of 2020, the Florida state legislature has passed a new voting law of its own.  Good for them.  Meanwhile, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, D-IL 17th congressional district, says she is not going to seek another term in 2022.  Thus, she is going to retire.
  85. 2021 Friday I: Political News II– A new poll regarding old Joe Biden says that HE is LESS popular than are the police and law enforcement.  Next, the GOP is questioning Joe Biden’s interference in the 2020 Census.  Meanwhile, Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says he is not going to fold on the Dems’ push for ‘D.C. statehood,’ something that cannot happen as long as the U.S. Constitution remains the law of the land.  (Of course, the way we’re going, that may not be long).   Elsewhere, the White House says that following  a review, there will be limits placed on diplomacy with North Korea.  Next, former New York GOP Congressman Peter King says the ‘Biden administration is going for broke on spending as they are going to lose BIG NEXT YEAR.  Finally, Vice President Mike Pence is calling on Americans to unite behind a positive agenda while blasting the White House push for a far-left agenda that will destroy the country.
  86. 2021 Friday J: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Money removed from the Pentagon’s budget to help fund wall construction along the southern border now will be returned by the Biden administration (after old Joe gets his hands on some of it).  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is going to repair the damage, we repeat- REPAIR THE DAMAGE- wall construction along the southern border has caused.  Wow.  Elsewhere, a new study says that 76-percent of illegal aliens will commit other crimes while lurking in the shadows of the United States.  Amen.
  87. 2021 Friday K: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw–  Here are the numbers for Mega-Millions Draw #1655 with a $319 jackpot: 08, 19, 26, 48, 49, and Mega 05.  Stay tuned for the full details on the winners…- Out of 135,460 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $33,509.
  88. 2022 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 513,340,212 confirmed cases, +408,963, 6,260,720 confirmed deaths, +1,372 and 467,277,532 confirmed recoveries, +595,158. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 83,067,907 confirmed cases, UP 30,848 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,020,833 confirmed deaths, UP 173,[xv] and 80,684,899 confirmed recoveries, UP by 29,114.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xvi]
  89. 2022 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 571,540 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 206,785 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 465 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  90. 2022 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: 9,235,869 confirmed cases, 90,518 confirmed deaths, and 8,971,560 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,969,659 confirmed cases, 73,948 confirmed deaths, and 5,819,838 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 248,405 confirmed cases, 1,418 confirmed deaths, and 239,530 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,498,116 confirmed cases, 12,703 confirmed deaths, and 1,447,558 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Wuhan Repatriated: they have 3 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 3 confirmed recoveries.[xvii]   
  91. 2022 Saturday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,076,111 confirmed cases, 10,695 confirmed deaths, and 4,042,243 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- St. Helena, 228th place on the list: 2 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 2 confirmed recoveries.[xviii]                         
  92. 2022 Saturday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,977.21, DOWN 939.18 points (-2.77%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,334.53 DOWN 536.89 points (-4.17%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,131.93, DOWN 155.27 points (-3.63%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $104.11 per barrel, -1.25 (-1.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,896.90 per troy oz., +5.60 (+0.30%) while the price of SILVER is $22.74 per troy ounce, -0.39 (-1.70%).  The price of PLATINUM is $932.00 per troy oz, +20.90 (+2.29%) while the price of COPPER is $4.39 per pound, -0.05 (-1.07%).[xix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,323.91 per troy oz., +91.91 (+4.12%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,200.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,105,000.00 per CNY/T, +10,000.00 (+0.91%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,051.00 per USD/T, +19.50 (+0.64%). The price of ZINC is $4,054.00 per USD/T., -82.50 (-1.99%).   The price of COCOA is $2,650.00 per USD/T, +75.00 (+2.91%).  The price of COFFEE is $222.55 per USD/T, +4.65 (+2.13%).  The price of CORN is $817.50 per USD/T, +1.50 (+0.18%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,047.40 USD 1,000 board feet +2.60 (+0.25%).[xx]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.61 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.95 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.41, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 70.20 of theirs.    In Seychellois Rupee, one greenback equals 13.46 and in Sierran Leonean Leone, a buck equals 12,470.00 and in Singapore Dollar, one dollar equals 1.38 of theirs.[xxi]       
  93. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.728 per gallon, $4.184 in Florida, $5.259 in Hawaii, and $4.711 in Washington state.[xxii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: North Dakota- $3.947.  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 32nd  LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Afghanistan: $3.374 per U.S. Gallon.[xxiii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,419,532,234,654 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxiv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Switzerland the EIGHTH largest holder of U.S. debt is Belgium.  This nation holds $253,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  94. 2022 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I- Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the ongoing border disaster for the past 393 days.  She has not shown up to do her job in 307 days.  A Greek tragedy in the making.  The cost of caring for the Third World invasion army since January 01, 2022, is approximately $765,407,697.  The cost of providing care to them since the Biden-Harris administration entered office is $42,511,213,440.  The number of illegals who have entered the country since the first day of the year is 1,225,976.  Finally, the conservative low estimate of illegals living in the United States is 47,850,393.  We contend the number is closer to 95-to-130 million, possibly even higher than that.  So much for globalism. (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  95. 2022 Saturday G: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws- First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3660 what with a $38 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 03, 15, 21, 35, 46, and Mega 18.  Out of 121,437 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had ALL FIVE NUMBERS PLUS THE MEGA for a prize of $38 million,  The ticket was sold at the 7-Eleven in San Diego, CA 92103.  Two other people had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $21,265 apiece.  These tickets were sold at (1) 7-Eleven in San Jose, CA 95125 while the other was sold at (2) Western Super Market in Gardena, CA 90247.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #982 with a jackpot of $20 million up for grabs: 14, 21, 37, 44, 63, and Powerball 01.  Out of 48,663 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $28,163.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0816 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Saguaros and Smoke Trees.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next album by famed guitarist Robbie Robertson, “Testimony,” came out on September 22, 2016, a companion to his written memoirs.  This album features recordings from throughout his career, solo and with the Band.  It is a superb collection of Band, Bob Dylan collaborations with the Band, and solo tunes, all collected together in one amazing package for novice and veteran fans alike.  The man is one of the all-time greatest songwriters and a phenomenal guitarist so what the heck more can we say other than that you should go out and pick this one up now.  You will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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

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

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

[iv] 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)

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

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

[vii] 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)

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

[ix] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xv] 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)

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

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

[xviii] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

217. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 05, 2021

SS. 2015 Wednesday: While investigating a Superfund site, the Environmental Protection Agency causes a major environmental disaster by releasing MILLIONS of gallons of heavy metal-tainted water into Colorado’s Animas River causing untold billions of dollars of damage.

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217. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 05, 2021:

U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst; the Dave Clark Five featuring Rick Huxley, the Guess Who featuring Greg Leskiw, “Nights in White Satin” by the Moody Blues, Steely Dan featuring Jeff Porcaro, and Toni Morrison:

  1. 1071 Saturday: Turks capture Byzantine Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes as Islam continues its spread into the Balkans and into Europe.
  2. 1391 Friday: The citizens of Barcelona and Toledo, Spain, massacre their Jewish inhabitants.
  3. 1772 Wednesday: The First Partition of Poland takes place as Austria, Prussia, and Russia divide the hapless kingdom into three parts.
  4. 1833 Monday: City Leaders incorporated the township of Chicago; the population was approximately 250 citizens.
  5. 1846 Wednesday: At the 49th Parallel, the United States and Great Britain divide the Oregon Territory.
  6. 1861 Monday: The United States Army abolishes flogging. Meanwhile, enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years.  Meanwhile, the U.S. government levies its first income tax to help pay for the Civil War.  The tax was 3-percent of all incomes over $800 and in 1872; the government rescinded the wartime measure.
  7. 1864 Friday: During the Civil War, Union Admiral David G. Farragut led his fleet to victory in the Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama.
  8. 1884 Tuesday: The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal was laid on Bedloe’s Island in New York Harbor. Note: some ignorant liberal schmucks such as CNN reporter Jim Acosta believe the statue sets immigration policy for the United States.  Are there no educational requirements for being a White House correspondent?  Obviously not.  The purpose of the statue is to present liberty to the rest of the world, Americans-style but does not mean that just anyone can cross our borders and sink into the background, draining our nation dry.
  9. 1891 Wednesday: American Express issues its first traveler’s checks.
  10. 1914 Wednesday: As World War I gets underway, Montenegro declares war on the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Elsewhere, Cuba, Argentina, Mexico, and Uruguay proclaim neutrality in the war.  Finally, Cleveland, Ohio, installs traffic lights throughout the city.
  11. 1915 Thursday: As the Russians abandon Warsaw, the German army begins its occupation.
  12. 1921 Friday: Harold Arlin on KDKA Radio in Pittsburgh broadcast the first play-by-play baseball game on this date. Elsewhere, the New York World published the first political cartoon to earn a Pulitzer Prize on this date: “On the Road to Moscow” by Rollin Kirby.
  13. 1923 Sunday: Henry Sullivan became the first American to swim across the English Channel. Elsewhere, in Winslow, Arizona, future 68thS. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from June 12, 1972 to April 30, 1973.
  14. 1924 Tuesday: The comic strip, “Little Orphan Annie,” written by Harold Gray debuted in the New York City Daily News.
  15. 1933 Saturday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the National Labor Board, which was later replaced with the National Labor Relations Board.
  16. 1936 Wednesday: Jesse Owens of the United States won the 200-meter dash at the Berlin Olympics, collecting the third of his four gold medals.
  17. 1940 Monday: In Dartford, Kent, UK, future bassist with the Dave Clark Five[i]– Rick Huxley- is born.
  18. 1943 Thursday: During World War II, Soviet forces retake the cities of Orel and Belgorod.
  19. 1944 Saturday: Polish insurgents liberated a German labor camp in Warsaw on this date, freeing 348 Jewish prisoners in the process.
  20. 1947 Tuesday: Future guitarist with the Guess Who[ii], 1970-1972—Greg Leskiw—is born in Winnipeg, Canada on this date.
  21. 1953 Wednesday: During the Korean Conflict, an exchange of prisoners between the two sides, labeled the “Operation Big Switch” occurred at Panmunjom on this date.
  22. 1957 Monday: The teenage dance show “American Bandstand,” hosted by Dick Clark, made its network debut on ABC-TV.
  23. 1960 Friday: For the first time, two major league baseball clubs traded managers. Detroit traded Jimmy Dykes for Cleveland’s Joe Gordon.
  24. 1962 Sunday: Actress Marilyn Monroe, 36, was found dead in her Los Angeles home; her death was ruled a probable suicide from acute barbiturate poisoning. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, South African authorities arrest anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela; it was the beginning of 27 years of imprisonment.
  25. 1963 Monday: The United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union signed a treaty in Moscow banning nuclear tests in the atmosphere, in space, and underwater.
  26. 1964 Wednesday: U.S. aircraft bombed the crap out of North Vietnam after their gunboats attacked U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin. However, U.S. Navy pilot Everett Alvarez Jr. became the first American flier shot down by the North Vietnamese; they held him prisoner until February 1973.
  27. 1966 Friday: During a civil rights march in Chicago, Illinois, the outraged citizens stone Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and his followers. Meanwhile, in New York City, groundbreaking for the original World Trade Center commences.
  28. 1967 Saturday: The U.S. space probe Mariner 7 flew by Mars, sending back photographs and scientific data.
  29. 1969 Tuesday: The U.S. Space Probe Mariner 7 flew by Mars, sending back photographs and scientific data.
  30. 1972 Saturday: Ugandan thug President General Idi Amin expels 80,000 Asians from his country. Meanwhile, the Moody Blues[iii] release the song, “Nights in White Satin.”
  31. 1974 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon admits he withheld valuable information regarding the break-in at the Watergate Hotel from the Congressional committee considering these violations. The White House released transcripts of subpoenaed tape recordings showing that President Nixon and his chief of staff, H.R. Haldeman, had discussed a plan in June 1972 to use the CIA to thwart the FBI’s Watergate investigation; revelation of the tap[e sparked Nixon’s inevitable resignation from office.
  32. 1981 Wednesday: The federal government began firing air traffic controllers who had gone out on strike and when ordered to return, failed to show up.
  33. 1986 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate votes in favor of SDI, the “Star Wars” initiative.
  34. 1989 Saturday: In Honduras, five Central American presidents began meeting to discuss the timetable for the dismantling of the Nicaraguan Contra bases.
  35. 1991 Monday: Iraq admitted to misleading U.N. inspectors about secret biological weapons. Meanwhile, Democratic congressional leaders launched a formal investigation to find out if the Ronald Reagan-George H. W. Bush campaign somehow found a way to stall the release of American hostages held by the Iranians until AFTER the 1980 Presidential Election.  What a load of bullshit but this is how the Democrats conduct business in the modern era. 
  36. 1992 Wednesday: The four cops involved in the beating of Los Angeles motorist, Rodney King, find themselves indicted on the charge that they violated the man’s civil rights. Meanwhile, famed session drummer Jeff Porcaro, who played with Steely Dan[iv] and Toto[v] among others died from a mishap at his home in West Hills, California, when he overused insecticide and caused himself to die along with the bugs; he was only 38.
  37. 1996 Monday: The Dallas Cowboys play the Kansas City Chiefs in Monterey, Mexico.
  38. 1997 Tuesday: Ramzi Yousef goes on trial in New York City on charges that he masterminded the World Trade Center bombing.
  39. 2002 Monday: The United States closed its consulate in Karachi, Pakistan. The American government did this after Pakistani authorities removed large concrete blocks from in front of the building and allowed the resumption of normal traffic on the road directly in front of the facility.  In doing this, the Pakistanis attempted to make a point that in case of terrorist attack, the U.S. was on its own.  Screw these bastards.  Elsewhere, the coral-encrusted gun turret of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor was raised from the floor of the Atlantic, nearly 140 years after the historic warship sank during a tremendous storm.
  40. 2008 Tuesday: The state of Texas executed Jose Medellin, a Mexican-born condemned killer, via lethal injection for his part in the gang rape and murder of two teenage girls, Elizabeth Pena, and Jennifer Ertman, in 1993. Liberals claim that illegal aliens do not commit crime, yet this POS murdered two American girls after participating in a heinous gang rape with some of his banger buddies.  #Buildthewallanddeportthemall!
  41. 2010 Thursday: Somali pirates seize a Syrian freighter with 24 crewmembers in the Gulf of Aden.
  42. 2011 Friday: NASA announced that its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter had captured photographic evidence of possible liquid water on Mars during warm seasons. Elsewhere, Standard & Poor’s Financial Services lowered the United States’ AAA credit rating by one notch to AA-plus.
  43. 2013 Monday: Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos purchases “The Washington Post,” a privately-owned newspaper, which the ultra-leftist liberal socialist transforms into his personal mouthpiece for attacking his enemies. In our view, NO billionaire entrepreneur should ever be able to purchase a media outlet to then use as his personal attack dog on his enemies.   Meanwhile, Samantha Power becomes the 28thS. ambassador to the United Nations.
  44. 2014 Tuesday: Over 1.2 billion security credentials have been stolen in a Russian-led hacking ring; data was stolen from over 420,000 websites, but the websites and victim names have not yet been disclosed.  Meanwhile, Russia counters sanctions by the S. and the European Union by banning all imports of dairy, fish, meat, fruit, and vegetables; Russia prohibited Ukrainian flights from its air space, as well.   Finally, in a move that shocked many, President Barack Hussein Obama signed the Iron Dome Bill providing $225 million so the Israelis could build their iron dome to deflect missiles coming from all directions.
  45. 2015 Wednesday: While investigating a Superfund site, the Environmental Protection Agency causes a major environmental disaster by releasing MILLIONS of gallons of heavy metal-tainted water into Colorado’s Animas River causing untold billions of dollars of damage.
  46. 2016 Friday: In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, the XXXI Summer Olympics Games opens at the Maracanã Stadium. These are the first Olympic games held south of the Equator. 
  47. 2017 Saturday: The U.N. Security Council votes to impose additional sanctions on Kim Jong Un and North Korea for the communist thug continuing to fire off missiles and for making threats. We need to nuke HIM.
  48. 2018 Sunday: On the island of Lombok in Indonesia, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake slams the region killing at least 460 and displacing another 350,000 people.
  49. 2019 Monday: New Delhi, India, announces that due to security concerns with neighboring Pakistan, it’s going to revoke Article 370 that will strip Indian-controlled Kashmir’s status as a state and making it a union territory. The Islamists in Pakistan have been trying to subvert Kashmir for many years with the Indians having to kick their butts from time-to-time in order to maintain law and order.  Meanwhile, due to increasing anti-government and anti-Beijing protests in Hong Kong, the local government does what it can to clamp down on the protests and cancels at least 200 flights in and out of the former British territory.   Elsewhere, Toni Morrison, first African American woman to win a Nobel Prize (2010) dies at age 88.  Finally, the European Union’s Copernicus Program- an Earth-observation satellite confirms (drum roll please!) that July 2019 was the hottest month on record.  Hmmm…
  50. 2020 Wednesday: Lebanese authorities inform the world that the BLAST that devastated their main port in Beirut occurred because of tons of ammonium nitrate stored on site for more than six years. Ammonium nitrate is, of course, one of the main components of explosives so for now, it appears NOT to have been a ‘terrorist event’ although we sure as hell believe that it was.  At least 150 people died, more than 3,500 injured, scores of others are missing, and the nation is in turmoil.  The government put several of the port authorities for now under house arrest.  Folks, it was a terrorist mishap or a Mossad strike before Iranians could launch massive terrorist attacks against Israel.  This is what the AICPENDBLOG.COM believes.  We shall see.  Meanwhile, Democratic presidential nominee asks a black reporter when quizzed about doing ‘mental tests’ if he was tested for cocaine prior to going on the Yahoo news program.  Uh, okay, Joe, why you have to racialize everything?
  51. 2020 Wednesday A: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 18,635,877 confirmed cases, UP by 190,090 cases, 702,903 confirmed deaths, UP by 11,163 deaths, and 11,206,326 confirmed recoveries, UP by 170,326 recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,898,839 confirmed cases, UP by 48,725 new cases, 160,190 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,062 new deaths, and 2,411,277 confirmed recoveries, UP by 44,556 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).
  52. 2020 Wednesday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 524,722 confirmed cases, 9,703 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 2,591 confirmed cases, 27 confirmed deaths, and 1,354 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 59,379 confirmed cases, 1,619 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Georgia: 201,713 confirmed number of cases, 3,984 confirmed number of deaths, but no mention of recoveries.  Still, Governor Brian Kemp seems to be doing an excellent job, better that flipping nitwit in New York, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo.  Congrats!
  53. 2020 Wednesday C: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,201.52, UP 373.05 points (1.39%). Next, the NASDAQ: 10,998.40, UP 57.23 points (0.52%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,327.77, UP 21.26 points (0.64%).  The price of GOLD is $2,053.30 per troy oz., +4.00 (+0.20%) while the price of SILVER is $27.12 per troy ounce, +0.225 (+0.84%).  The price of PLATINUM is $995.00 per troy oz, +5.90 (+0.60%) while the price of COPPER is $2.92 per pound, +0.0015 (+0.05%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $42.33 per barrel, +0.14 (+0.33%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.94 Chi-Com yuan.\
  54. 2020 Wednesday D: New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio orders the establishment of “Checkpoint Charlies” at all major entryways into the crumbling city. He wants armies of contact tracers and public health employees to ensure that all visitors remain under quarantine for two weeks lest they pay massive fines and spend time in the emptied jails.  Meanwhile, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo says he will buy drinks for all the wealthy people who have fled both the city and the state ‘if they’d just come back.’  NO one is going to return, governor, no one.  You reap what you sow, you worthless POS!
  55. 2021 Thursday: We continue learning more about how U.S. banks many of whom have deep ties to the Chi-Coms are buying up entire housing tracts, neighborhoods, and other commercial properties and are going to transform them into rentals because rents are going up by 5.3-percent and are expected to go higher.  We first warned about the Chi-Coms becoming Americans’ de facto landlords through buying up as much U.S. property as possible via straw purchasers, i.e., the BIG BANKS, so they can rule our country via controlling everything average Americans need.  This is WAR.  Plain and simple, the time is NOW to nuke them and put Donald J. Trump back into the White House.  Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0548 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Foggy Dawn.”  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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Friends, sometimes we get things out of order because some albums are either difficult to find or information regarding them problematic to discover.  Mick Abrahams is truly one of the unsung amazing axmen, a man who can put the strap over his shoulder and crank out the tunes.  Men like Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Kim Simmonds, Alvin Lee, and Richard Thompson, all eclectic guitarists extraordinaire.  The first album Mick Abrahams released as a solo effort came after the first two Blodwyn Pig albums, “Mick Abrahams” back in 1971.  The version we share with you today is a remastered ‘masterpiece,’ one that will fire up the ears of the listeners to the point they won’t want to stop listening to it for days, possibly weeks.  Joining the guitarist are Walt Monaghan (bass), Ritchie Dharma (drums and percussion), and Bob Sargent (keyboards).  We definitely hope you will seek this album out at your favorite haunt for nothing but the best in rock music, give it a good listen, and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We look forward to doing the music of one of the great British invasion bands, the Dave Clark Five, at some point in the next 2-3 years.  Stick around for the day we do- you will be glad you did.

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

[iv] We look forward to doing the music of Steely Dan at some point within the next 10-15 years.  Please stay with us.

[v] When we do the music of Steely Dan, we most assuredly will do the music of Toto, too. 

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163. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 2021

DDD. 2016 Sunday: In the early morning hours, local Muslim jihadist Omar Mateen, 29 years-old opens fire at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, slaying 49 people and wounding another 53 before members of the Orlando Police Department kill the POS. Some say that Mateen himself was homosexual- something his wife denied- which was why he targeted the predominantly gay club.

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163. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 2021:

President (and Vice President) George H.W. Bush; U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom C. Clark; the Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring Berry Bailey, Bill Haley and the Comets, Boston featuring Brad Delp, Cheap Trick featuring Bun E. Carlos, Colosseum featuring Jon Hiseman, the Dave Clark Five, Family, as well as King Crimson featuring John Wetton, the Pretenders featuring Pete Farndon, and the Troggs featuring Reg Presley:

  1. 1550 Monday: King Gustavus I Vasa of Sweden issued a decree on this date, which established the city of Helsinki.
  2. 1665 Friday: After driving the Dutch out of New Amsterdam, the English rename it “New York.”  They also appointed its first mayor, Thomas Willett.
  3. 1691 Tuesday: The 242nd Pope Innocent XII succeeds the 241st Pope Alexander VIII in the Papacy.  Alexander served as pontiff from October 06, 1689 until February 01, 1691.  Innocent XII would serve from today until September 27, 1700.
  4. 1776 Wednesday: Virginia’s colonial legislature became the first to adopt the Bill of Rights.
  5. 1787 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passes a law that stipulates senators must be 30 years old  or older to serve.
  6. 1792 Tuesday: George Vancouver finds the site of what would become Vancouver, Canada.
  7. 1812 Friday: The combined armies of Napoleon Bonaparte cross the Russian border, bent on invasion.
  8. 1839 Wednesday: According to the legend, Abner Doubleday created the game of baseball on this date. 
  9. 1849 Tuesday: Lewis Haslett of Louisville, Kentucky, patents the gas mask on this date—Patent US6529A.
  10. 1859 Sunday: Prospectors discover the Comstock silver lode in Nevada.
  11. 1867 Wednesday: The Austro-Hungarian Empire forms on this date.
  12. 1898 Sunday: Philippine nationalists declared independence from Spain.
  13. 1917 Tuesday: The United States Secret Service extends protection from the president to his family as well.
  14. 1918 Wednesday: In France on the Western Front, U.S. Army troops launch the first airplane bombing raid by an American unit.
  15. 1920 Saturday: The Republican National Convention, meeting in Chicago, Illinois, nominated Warren G. Harding for president on the 10th ballot and nominated Calvin Coolidge for vice president.
  16. 1921 Sunday: President Warren G. Harding urged every young man in America to attend military training camp.
  17. 1923 Tuesday: Harry Houdini—acclaimed magician—while suspended upside-down 40 feet above the ground managed to escape from a strait jacket.
  18. 1924 Thursday: George H.W. Bush—future 43rd Vice President and then 41st President of the United States, a Republican—is born in Milton, Massachusetts, on this date.  As the 43rd vice president, he served under President Ronald Reagan from 1981-1989 and then became the 41st President serving from 1989 to 1993.  
  19. 1926 Saturday: Brazil—in protest of the League of Nation’s determination to allow Germany to enter the body—quits the organization. 
  20. 1935 Wednesday: In the U.S. Senate, Senator Huey Long of Louisiana sets the record for the longest speech by speaking 150,000 words over the course of 15.5 hours.
  21. 1939 Monday: The National Baseball’s Hall of Fame and Museum underwent dedication in Cooperstown, New York.
  22. 1941 Thursday: Future vocalist with the British rock band, the Troggs[i]—Reg Presley—is born in Andover, Hampshire, England, on this date.
  23. 1942 Friday: Anne Frank, a German-born Jewish girl living in Amsterdam, received a diary for her 13th birthday, less than a month before she and her family went into hiding from the Nazis.  Meanwhile, German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler orders the enslavement of the Slavic peoples.
  24. 1943 Saturday: SS Chief Heinrich Himmler orders the liquidation of ALL Nazi-established Jewish ghettoes in occupied Poland.
  25. 1948 Saturday: Future longtime member of the Atlanta Rhythm Section[ii]–Berry Bailey (lead guitar/backing vocals 1971-2006)—is born on this date.
  26. 1949 Sunday: John Wetton, future bassist and vocalist with the English bands, Family[iii], King Crimson[iv], and Asia[v] (as well as others), was born on this date in Willington, Derbyshire, England.
  27. 1950 Monday: Future longtime drummer with the Rockford, Illinois rock band, Cheap Trick[vi]—Bun E. Carlos—is born on this date in Rockford, Illinois.
  28. 1951 Tuesday: Future original vocalist with the band, Boston[vii]—Brad Delp—is born in Danvers, Massachusetts, on this date.
  29. 1952 Thursday: Future member of the Anglo-American rock band, the Pretenders[viii] until his death from a heroin overdose in 1983–Pete Farndon (bass/vocals)—is born on this date in Hereford, England.
  30. 1954 Saturday: Bill Haley and the Comets[ix] release their iconic hit “Rock-around-the-Clock.”
  31. 1956 Tuesday: Under an executive order signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the United States Army officially adopted its present flag.
  32. 1963 Wednesday: One of Hollywood’s most notoriously expensive productions, “Cleopatra,” starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and Rex Harrison, opened in New York City, NY.  Elsewhere in the country, civil rights leader Medgar Evers, 37, was shot and killed outside his home in Jackson, Mississippi.
  33. 1964 Friday: A court in South Africa sentenced Nelson Mandela to life in prison in for being a terrorist.
  34. 1965 Saturday: Rock group, the Dave Clark 5[x], set a record by appearing for the 12th time on the Ed Sullivan Show.
  35. 1967 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Loving vs. Virginia, struck down laws prohibiting interracial marriages.   Speaking of SCOTUS, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom C. Clark- the 86th justice- stepped down from his seat on this date.  A Democrat, President Harry S. Truman nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Frank Murphy.  Clark served from August 19, 1949 until today.  
  36. 1968 Wednesday: Paramount Pictures released the Roman Polanski horror film “Rosemary’s Baby” on this date, which starred Mia Farrow and John Cassavetes.
  37. 1971 Saturday: Tricia Nixon and Edward F. Cox exchanged wedding vows in the White House Rose Garden on this date.
  38. 1972 Monday: The 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst assumed his office today.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from today until April 30, 1973.
  39. 1975 Thursday: In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, “Hammering” Hank Aaron hits his first home run since 1965.
  40. 1978 Monday: “Son of Sam” killer, David Berkowitz, receives 25 years to life from the New York State Supreme Court.
  41. 1981 Friday: In the 3rd round of their WBC-heavyweight boxing match, Larry Holmes scores a TKO over challenger Leon Spinks.  Elsewhere, major league baseball players began a 49-day strike over the issue of free-agent compensation.  Sadly, the season did not resume until August 10, leaving baseball fans pounding sand.  Finally, “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones underwent its first release.
  42. 1987 Friday: President Ronald Reagan, during a visit to the divided German city of Berlin, publicly challenged Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev to “tear down this wall.”
  43. 1991 Wednesday: In Russia, Boris Yeltsin becomes the new president, the first since the collapse of the USSR.
  44. 1994 Sunday: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman lost their lives in a horrendous slashing attack outside her Los Angeles home that shocked the world.  A jury later acquitted her estranged husband, O.J. Simpson of the crime but a jury in a civil action eventually held him liable.
  45. 1999 Saturday: NATO-led peacekeeping forces enter the Yugoslavian province of Kosovo.
  46. 2002 Wednesday: In the NBA Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers sweep the New Jersey Nets 4 games to 0.
  47. 2004 Saturday: Former President George H. W. Bush celebrates his 80th birthday by skydiving.
  48. 2008 Thursday: In a referendum, Ireland shoots down the Lisbon Treaty, a program of reform for the European Union which throws the whole idea into confusion and uncertainty.
  49. 2009 Friday: Following ‘free elections’ in the Islamist hellhole of Iran, people protest them as being ‘unfair.’  Of all the Middle Eastern nations in which, President Barack Obama interfered during the “Green Revolutions,” Iran was the only one in which, he didn’t.  Go figure.  
  50. 2010 Saturday: Hungarian food critic Egon Ronay dies at age 94.
  51. 2011 Sunday: In the NBA Finals, the Dallas Mavericks win their first NBA title by beating the Miami Heat 4 games to 2.
  52. 2012 Tuesday: An Australian coroner’s report rules that a dingo and not a person sentenced to prison was responsible for the death of a baby in 1980.   Meanwhile, Beijing-controlled World Health Organization announces that diesel exhaust causes cancer.  Go figure.
  53. 2013 Wednesday: Russia bans gay propaganda promoting the ‘alternative lifestyles of the LGBTQIA+ community’ the day before.  It goes into effect.  Good.
  54. 2014 Thursday: After terrorists kidnap three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank, the government blames the jihadist thugs of Hamas. 
  55. 2015 Friday: According to On This Day, Zimbabwe decides to end the nation’s national currency offering an exchange of 35 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars for $1 U.S.  Hate to see the citizens bringing their money to the banks for exchange. 
  56. 2016 Sunday: In the early morning hours, local Muslim jihadist Omar Mateen, 29 years-old opens fire at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, slaying 49 people and wounding another 53 before members of the Orlando Police Department kill the POS.  Some say that Mateen himself was homosexual- something his wife denied- which was why he targeted the predominantly gay club.
  57. 2017 Monday: In Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors beat defending champion, the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 129-120, capturing the crown for the second time in three years and avenging their loss to the Cavaliers the previous year.  The addition of Kevin Durant, aka “KD,” during the offseason helped the Warriors clinch the NBA title. 
  58. 2018 Tuesday: In Sutton, England, Jon Hiseman- famed drummer of the British rock band, Colosseum[xi]– died at age 73 on this date.  Meanwhile, the first summit meeting between U.S. President Donald J. Trump and North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un occurs.  Following its conclusion, they agree to meet again to discuss ways by which the two countries can bring peace to the Korean Peninsula.  Elsewhere, the Trump administration debuts a new 16-acre parcel of land in Taipei, Taiwan, that will become the home of ‘the American Institute in Taiwan’ which will actually be the new embassy as the U.S. moves back to the Two-China Policy by which, we recognize the Chi-Coms’ criminal occupation of the mainland and the freedom-loving Chinese people of Taiwan.
  59. 2019 Wednesday: In Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins by a final score of 4-3 to win their first cup in team franchise history.  Congratulations.   Meanwhile, the Chi-Com intelligence-gathering company Huawei pulls back the launch of its laptop (what could be wrong with this?) blaming its setback on the U.S. refusal to permit Chi-Com spy devices into the U.S.  Wait another year or two if the Dems are able to somehow get Trump out of office.
  60. 2020 Friday: Leftists continue causing trouble around the country, trouble we believe is being funded by Beijing and on the ground by their Democratic Party colluders.  Shame on them.  Meanwhile, the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, aka CHAZ, continues to exist, a place where robberies, rapes, and beatings are increasing exponentially. Various groups are now fighting for supremacy in there, how soon before we have outright violence, public whippings, and even executions?  Meanwhile, the Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, a committed Marxist, says ‘it’s akin to the summer of love.’  Yeah, right. It is high time for the U.S. government to put both Beijing and their Democratic Party lackeys on notice that we are not going to put up with this crap.  Enough is flipping enough!  Sadly, statues across the country have been vandalized, torn down, and/or destroyed.  Not good.
  61. 2020 Friday A: Here are the statistics for the Wuhan Bat Virus Crisis, sent around the globe by communist bigwig, Xi Jinping: 7,573,699 confirmed cases, 423,155 confirmed deaths, and 3,582,269 confirmed recoveries.   In the United States, here are the stats for today: 2,083,548 confirmed cases, 116,130 confirmed deaths, and 626,642 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 141,983 confirmed cases, 4,943 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries; politics as usual.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 685 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 622 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the stats: 24,799 confirmed cases, 1,194 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
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[i] We began promoting the music of the Troggs on Monday, 06-January-2020 and then Google Blogger slammed the door shut on us.  Go figure.  We hope to return to presenting the music of the greatest bands in the world one day so please, remain vigilant for the day that we do.

[ii] The Atlanta Rhythm Section is another awesome American band, one we sure as heck hope to promote when and if we return to doing music again.

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

[iv] We promoted the music of King Crimson, one of the greatest prog-rock bands of all time beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 through Sunday, 21-December-2014.  We hope you will check them out as the remain active to this day.

[v] We hope to promote the music of Asia at some point within the next 20 years.

[vi] When we return to promoting American bands, Cheap Trick will be towards the top so please stay alert.  You won’t want to miss them.

[vii] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Boston but when we do, we will alert the readership.  Stay tuned for further developments.

[viii] 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.

[ix] You can bet that one day we will promote the music of Bill Haley and the Comets.  Remain alert for the day we do.

[x] We plan on doing the music of the Dave Clark 5 and the Box Tops one of these days.

[xi] We look forward to sharing the music of this influential British band within the next five years.  Colosseum was overlooked when we shared the group of interconnected bands in which, Humble Pie, was a part.  Sorry for the oversight.

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

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Vice President Alben W. Barkley; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell; U.S. Attorneys General Homer Stille Cummings and Richard Kleindienst; Second Fuhrer and Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz; Nazi Foreign Minister Joaquim Von Ribbentrop; the Association featuring Larry Ramos, Muddy Waters, and Nazareth featuring Darrell Sweet:

  1. 311 Sunday: Shortly before his death, Roman Emperor Galerius issued his Edict of Toleration ending persecution of Christians.
  2. 1492 Saturday: Spain announces it will expel its Jewish citizens.   
  3. 1563 Tuesday: By order of Charles VI, France expels its Jews.   
  4. 1789 Thursday:  George Washington took office in New York as the first president of the United States.
  5. 1798 Monday: The United States forms the Department of the Navy.
  6. 1803 Saturday: The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for 60 million francs, the equivalent of about $15 million.
  7. 1812 Thursday: The United States admitted Louisiana as the nation’s 18th state.  
  8. 1838 Monday: Nicaragua withdraws from the Central American Federation.
  9. 1857 Thursday: San Jose State University begins forming.
  10. 1861 Tuesday: At the outset of the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln orders the evacuation of Indian Territory by Federal troops.  Elsewhere, the nation’s 33rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell left office on this date.  A Democrat, President Franklin Pierce nominated Campbell to fill the seat of Associate Justice John McKinley.  Campbell served from March 22, 1853 until today.
  11. 1863 Thursday: In Mexico, as the French regime of Maximillian is under assault, at Camerone, the foundation for the French Foreign Legion’s most distinguished holiday occurs at a battered farmhouse.  Three officers- led by a captain with a wooden hand- and 63 rankers- held out against a howling mob of more than 2,000 Mexicans.  All day, the sun baked the ramshackle building that was becoming as porous as a kitchen sieve with all the flying lead plowing through it witnessed the deaths of most of the defenders until late in the day, the remaining five Legionnaires made the grim decision: to fix bayonets, fire their last round, and then charge out at the screeching mad attackers.  So they did, they charged out, went into Legion history for all time, and the Mexicans were so surprised that the lives of the three survivors. 
  12. 1864 Saturday: New York becomes the first state to issue and to charge for a hunting license.
  13. 1870 Saturday: Future 55th U.S. Attorney General Homer Stille Cummings is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from March 04, 1933 to January 02, 1939.
  14. 1885 Thursday: The Boston Pops Orchestra begins forming.
  15. 1889 Tuesday: The inauguration of George Washington became the first national holiday in the United States.
  16. 1893 Sunday: In Wesel, Germany, future Nazi Foreign Minister Joaquim Von Ribbentrop is born.  He would serve in this capacity from 1938 to 1945.  He would be executed following the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials following the war.
  17. 1900 Monday: Engineer John Luther “Casey” Jones of the Illinois Central Railroad died in a train wreck near Vaughan, Mississippi, after staying at the controls in a successful effort to save the passengers.  Meanwhile, the United States annexes the Hawaiian Islands.
  18. 1904 Saturday: The ice cream cone makes its debut.
  19. 1915 Friday: The German army gears back up for another go at the Allies during the Second Battle of Ypres.  Advancing from St. Julien, the French and British soldiers are able to impede their progress.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the Germans continue pushing east through the Baltic states routing the Russian army as they go.
  20. 1916 Sunday: Fighting in Dublin, Ireland, ends as more than 700 rebels lay down their arms to the British occupiers.  Elsewhere, the Allies continue trying to bring the German colonial forces to a decisive battle and a column crossing over from the Belgian Congo reaches Lake Victoria where they hope to trap the Germans between them and South African forces. 
  21. 1918 Tuesday: British forces in the Middle East continue rolling up the Ottoman Turks.  The Ottoman Empire was a crumbling entity, long known as the “Sick Man of Europe” because it was a jaded, hollow empire just awaiting the right set of circumstances to bring about its collapse.   That collapse was coming.  
  22. 1921 Saturday: In Akron, Ohio, the American Professional Football Association forms.
  23. 1930 Wednesday: The Soviet Union proposed a military alliance with Great Britain and France.  
  24. 1938 Saturday: A precursor to the cartoon character, Bugs Bunny, first appeared in the Warner Brothers animated short, “Porky’s Hare Hunt.”
  25. 1939 Sunday: The New York World’s Fair officially opened with a ceremony that included an address by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Meanwhile, Lou Gehrig played his final game with the New York Yankees.
  26. 1940 Tuesday: State boxing officials in California licensed Belle Martell as the United States’ first female prizefight referee.  Elsewhere, following on the heels of the evacuation of Norway’s King Haakon, British troops begin preparing for evacuation themselves.  It is clear who is going to win this fight and it’s not going to be the French and British but the Nazis.
  27. 1941 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps gears up for yet another assault on the port of Tobruk with heavy bombing attacks by bombers and dive bombers.  The general leading this assault is Friedrich von Paulus, who would end up being transferred to the attack on the Soviet Union and would become the losing commander at Stalingrad.
  28. 1942 Thursday: The Japanese naval fleet consisting of three aircraft carriers and support ships is leaving the big naval base at Truk and proceeding to Port Moresby in New Guinea for the big invasion that is coming.  The Imperial Japanese are determined to strangle the sea lanes to Australia and New Zealand.
  29. 1943 Friday: The Nazi extermination camp, Bergen-Belsen, begins construction.  Elsewhere, in London, the Free Polish Government is in a quandary what with the demand for Swiss Red Cross to investigate the Katyn Forest Massacre because if they continue pushing it, the Soviets are going to cut them out of the future of Poland (which they do anyway).
  30. 1944 Sunday: U.S. Navy warplanes continue attacking Truk and destroying loads of Japanese warplanes.  Due to severe losses among veteran pilots, the Japanese are rushing poorly trained pilots into the fight which shows the desperation afflicting them.  Surrender?  No way in hell.
  31. 1945 Monday: As Russian troops approached his Berlin Bunker, Adolf Hitler committed suicide along with his wife of one day, Eva Braun.  His successor, Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz assumed power on this date and in this capacity served under his surrender to the Allies on 05-23-1945. Still the fight rages within the city and in other parts of Czechoslovakia where Germans still hold land.  The fight is fierce because the German military now seeks to keep open ‘tunnels’ through which retreating comrades can reach the West and surrender to the American, British, and French allies and not to the Soviets.  Meanwhile, Arthur Godfrey began his CBS radio morning show, “Arthur Godfrey Time.”  It ran until this day in 1972.
  32. 1947 Wednesday: The federal government changed the name of the Boulder Dam back to the Hoover Dam.
  33. 1952 Wednesday: The first toy advertised on television is Mr. Potato Head.
  34. 1954 Friday: At Dien Bien Phu, the weather clears which is joyous news for the French Foreign Legionnaires’ feast day, the Day of Camerone when they commemorate the Legion’s history and their lost comrades.  American air crews return to flying in supplies during the daytime as well as dropping in reinforcements while fighter planes are able to attack one AA battery position after another.   Among the most important supplies dropped to the French troops was a strange gelatinous wine-substance that when combined with water became a drinkable wine.  Called vinogel, French troops kept their eyes on it all day as it lay in crates between their lines and then at night launched sorties out into No-Man’s Land to retrieve as much of it as possible as well as killing as many communists as possible.  The retrieval of a 16-year-old recently drafted into the People’s Army gave the defenders hope as he had no clue as to what unit he was in or what he was supposed to do.[i]  
  35. 1956 Monday: The former 35th vice president of the United States (served January 20, 1949-to-January 20, 1953) Alben W. Barkley, died at age 78 in Lexington, Virginia, on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman. 
  36. 1958 Wednesday: Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus founded the American Association of Retired Persons (later simply AARP) in Washington, D.C.
  37. 1961 Sunday: Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants hits four homeruns in one game.   Meanwhile, communist thug dictator, Fidel Castro, receives the ‘Lenin Peace Prize’ for his work to bring about ‘peace.’  What a load of garbage.
  38. 1964 Thursday: The FCC ruled that all TV receivers should be able to receive both VHF and UHF channels.  
  39. 1968 Tuesday: New York police forcibly removed student demonstrators occupying five buildings at Columbia University.
  40. 1970 Thursday: At 9:00 P.M. as the invasion was already underway the prior day, President Richard M. Nixon announced that ‘U.S. and South Vietnamese troops were going to invade Cambodia during the war in Vietnam to take out the North Vietnamese supply bases up and down the Ho Chi Minh Trail.
  41. 1973 Monday: President Richard Nixon announced the resignations of top aides, H.R. Haldeman, and John Ehrlichman, as well as that of the 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard G. Kleindienst. As for White House counsel John Dean, President Nixon fired the scurrilous rat on suspicions (confirmed decades later) that he was the notorious “Deep Throat” who spilled his guts to the news media.
  42. 1974 Tuesday: President Richard M. Nixon hands over partial transcripts of Watergate tape recordings.
  43. 1975 Wednesday: The last U.S. helicopter leaves the U.S. embassy grounds in Saigon; the city surrenders to the North Vietnamese on this date.
  44. 1976 Friday: At Landover, Maryland, Muhammad Ali retains the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles scoring a unanimous decision in 15 rounds over Jimmy Young.  By beating the hard-hitting Young, Ali improved his pro-record to 51-2 while Jimmy’s record went to 17-5-2. 
  45. 1980 Wednesday: In London, terrorists seize the Iranian embassy.
  46. 1983 Saturday: Blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters[ii] died in Westmont, Illinois, at age 70.  Cause of death was heart failure, he died in his sleep.
  47. 1984 Monday: President Ronald Reagan signed cultural and scientific agreements with China.  He also signed a tax accord that would make it easier of American companies to operate in China.
  48. 1986 Wednesday: Former WBA heavyweight boxing champion Greg Page wins a fight against Britain’s Funso Banjo, improving his record to 25-5. 
  49. 1988 Saturday: General Manuel Noriega, waving a machete, vowed at a rally to keep fighting U.S. efforts to oust him as Panama’s military dictator. 
  50. 1989 Sunday: Movie critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert film their 500th TV movie-review show.
  51. 1991 Tuesday: A cyclone in Bangladesh kills more than 131,000 people and leaves 9 million homeless.
  52. 1993 Friday: The World Wide Web undergoes birth at CERN.  Meanwhile, top-ranked women’s tennis player Monica Seles was stabbed in the back during a match in Hamburg, Germany, by a man who described himself as a fan of second-ranked German player Steffi Graf.  The man, convicted of causing grievous bodily harm, received a suspended sentence.  What?
  53. 1997 Wednesday: 42 million viewers tune in to the “Ellen” show to hear her announce she is ‘Gay.’
  54. 1998 Thursday: NATO expanded to include Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic.  The three nations underwent formal admittance the following April at the 50th anniversary summit meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
  55. 1999 Friday: Longtime drummer with the Scottish rock band Nazareth- Darrell Sweet- died at age 51 51 in New Albany, Indiana, USA, from cardiac arrest while the band was touring.
  56. 2003 Wednesday: A terrorist POS sets off a bomb inside an Israeli bar killing at least three people and wounding loads of others.
  57. 2004 Friday: After the photos of the abuse of Iraqi POWs in the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad surface, President George W. Bush goes before the news cameras and the microphones and CONDEMNS what he sees and vows to get to the bottom of the scurrilous activity.
  58. 2005 Saturday: Islamic jihadists run amok in Cairo, Egypt, attacking several groups of terrorists.
  59. 2006 Sunday: In communist China’s Shaanxi, at least two-dozen miners are killed in a mine explosion.  Wonder if they were prisoners or ‘free workers?’
  60. 2007 Monday: El Presidente Hugo Chavez of the socialist paradise of Venezuela announces that forthwith, his country will withdraw from both the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. 
  61. 2008 Wednesday: The Federal Reserve slashes interest rates by one-quarter percent to 2-percent.  Not good for investors and people with retirement plans. 
  62. 2009 Thursday: Chrysler files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  Meanwhile, thanks to the ongoing H1N1 swine flu pandemic from communist China, Mexican President Felipe Calderon issues a partial economic shutdown for five days; you know- to flatten the curve.  Elsewhere, the United Kingdom says ‘enough to combat operations in the Iraq War and that it will begin pulling its combat troops out and bring them home.  Wish ours came home, too.
  63. 2010 Friday: The Deepwater Horizon oil spill reaches the Louisiana coast; weather officials predict that harsh weather will impede cleanup efforts.  Governor Bobby Jindal, Republican, had been begging for aid from the Obama administration but none was forthcoming until the first black waves began rolling across the beach.  By then, it was too late, fisheries destroyed, shrimp and crab-catcher fleets ruined for years to come.  Why?  Many suspect it’s because the Obama-Biden administration sought to vilify oil and natural gas so the American people would condemn fossil fuels.  Thankfully, it didn’t work.
  64. 2011 Saturday: As the Libyan civil war continues to rage, Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi says he is ‘willing to enter into a ceasefire but BOTH sides must agree to it, not just his side.’  Sadly for the Libyan leader, his youngest son, Saif al-Arab Gaddafi and three of his children are killed in a NATO airstrike.  How did we end up fighting in this war?
  65. 2012 Monday: After Chen Guangcheng flees house arrest, U.S. President Barack Obama refuses to comment on the blind Chinese dissident who—according to reports—went to the U.S. embassy.  Meanwhile, One World Trade Center became the tallest structure in New York when it surpassed the height of the Empire State Building.
  66. 2013 Tuesday: Apple, Inc. initiates the largest-ever non-bank bond offering at $17 billion.  Elsewhere, jihadists do what they do best and that is, they carry out a bombing on an unsuspecting population.  Today, in Damascus, Syria, they set off a bomb that blows 13 people to kingdom come while living many more wishing they had gone with them.  Horrible flipping people.
  67. 2014 Wednesday: In Clarkston, Washington, Larry Ramos—guitarist/vocalist with the Association[iii]—lost his battle with skin cancer on this date; he was 72 years-old.  Meanwhile, the Yemeni army has lost at least 30 people in ongoing battles with al-Qaida thugs.   Elsewhere, the Sultan of Brunei has announced the new institution of laws that would make Islamic law supreme what with floggings, amputations, and stoning of guilty folks.  We won’t be visiting there anytime soon.
  68. 2015 Thursday: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, announces his bid to seek the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.  Elsewhere, following the seizure of a Danish-owned tanker by the Iranians, the U.S. Navy says it will escort American-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz to prevent further such criminal actions.   
  69. 2016 Saturday: The Italian coast guard is plying the waters off the coast of Libya.  A migrant raft jam-packed with Muslim refugees began floundering with the loss of at least 70 people and only 26 or 27 people rescued.  Elsewhere, a heatwave in India continues claiming lives with 300 people so far succumbing to record temperatures.  If only these poor people had air-conditioning; then again, environmentalists HATE air-conditioning, believing it WRECKS the environment.  Dumb asses.
  70. 2017 Sunday: At a pool party in San Diego, California, a pool party goes up in smoke as a shooter kills one person outright, wounds another seven and then is shot and killed by the police.  Elsewhere, budget negotiators in Congress come to a bipartisan agreement on the budget for FY 2017.  The deal will fund the federal government through September 30 while the current budget expires on May 05.
  71. 2018 Monday: Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” sets new opening weekend box office record raking in $250 million in the United States and another $630 million around the planet.  Meanwhile, in Baghdad, the criminal court sentences a load of women from several different countries to life in prison for purportedly belonging to ISIS.  The tally included 19 Russians, six Azerbaijani, and four Tajikistani women.  Life is going to be rough for them. 
  72. 2019 Tuesday: Japan’s Emperor Akihito announces he is stepping down at an abdication ceremony in Tokyo, effective the following day.  Naruhito will be the new emperor.   Elsewhere, Canada expresses its outrage over the second of its citizens condemned to death in the People’s Republic of China this year.  Fan Wei received the sentence for his supposed production of and transportation of methamphetamine.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expresses his anger while pleading for clemency.
  73. 2020 Thursday: Thanks to the Kung Flu trashing the United States, another 3.6 million unemployment claims pushes total unemployment numbers for Americans over 30 million.  AND the Chinese find offense in the growing world anger directed towards them!  Millions of people around the world now believe that COVID-19 was something deliberately released onto the world following Beijing being forced to sign the new U.S.-China Trade Accord.  We shall see.  Current numbers for the Wuhan Virus Crisis Pandemic for the world rest at 3,249,022 confirmed cases what with 230,804 confirmed deaths but 1,006,112 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the United States, confirmed cases rest at 1,079,780, confirmed deaths stand at 62,603 but confirmed recoveries are 127,950.  Additionally, more states are beginning to release restrictions and businesses are beginning to reopen.  However, in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom issues a new order today in which all beaches along the state’s enormous coastline are now closed.   (Gavin, if you close the beaches, we will go to the mountains, the lakes, the forests, even the deserts to disobey your authoritarian orders).  In addition to this, we now know that Gov. Newsom is spending $1 billion in communist China to purchase (shoddy) PPE items for the state.  F**king China lover.
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[i] As is the norm, we visit Martin Windrow’s amazing book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press (2006) as well as Time-Life Books for relevant information on this critical fight against communism.

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

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34. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 03, 2021:

DAY FIFTEEN OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

President Woodrow Wilson; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Joseph Story, James Clark McReynolds; U.S. Attorneys General Judson Harmon, James Clark McReynolds, and Richard Kleindienst; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Leslie Aspen and William Perry; Buddy Holly-Richie Valens-J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, the Hollies featuring Eric Haydock, “Purple Haze” by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, and the Kinks featuring Dave Davies:

  1. 1488 Monday: Portuguese navigator Bartholomew Diaz landed at Mossal Bay in the Cape, the first European known to have landed on the southern extremity of Africa.
  2. 1690 Tuesday: The Massachusetts Colony issued the first paper money in America on this date; the government used the script to pay soldiers involved in prosecuting the war against Quebec.
  3. 1743 Friday: The city of Philadelphia establishes a ‘pest house’ in which, to quarantine newly arrived immigrants.
  4. 1783 Saturday: Spain formally recognized American independence.
  5. 1809 Thursday: The federal government created the Illinois Territory on this date.
  6. 1811 Thursday: American newspaper editor Horace Greeley was born in Amherst, N.H.
  7. 1812 Sunday: The 18th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Story took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, President James Madison nominated him to fill Associate Justice William Cushing’s seat.  He served from today until September 10, 1845.
  8. 1815 Thursday: The first professional cheese factory is established in Switzerland.
  9. 1836 Tuesday: The Whig Party holds its first national convention in Albany, New York.
  10. 1846 Monday: The future 41st U.S. Attorney General Judson Harmon is born in Newtown, Ohio, on this date.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from 06-11-1895 to 03-04-1897.
  11. 1855 Friday: The state Supreme Court of Wisconsin declares the U.S. Fugitive Slave Law to be unconstitutional.
  12. 1862 Sunday: In Elkton, Kentucky, future 66th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds is born.  President Woodrow Wilson would nominate his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of another Democrat, Associate Justice Horace Lurton.  McReynolds would serve from 08-29-1914 to 01-31-1941.  Prior to this, McReynolds served his country as the 48th U.S. Attorney General.  In this position, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from 03-15-1913 to 08-29-1914 and then went onto the U.S. Supreme Court.
  13. 1862 Sunday A: Meanwhile, Thomas Edison printed the Weekly Herald and issued it to train passengers traveling between Port Huron and Detroit, Michigan.  It was the first time in which a publisher printed a newspaper on a train.
  14. 1865 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln and Confederate Vice President Alexander H. Stephens held a shipboard peace conference off the Virginia coast; the talks deadlocked over the issue of Southern autonomy.
  15. 1870 Wednesday: The 15th Amendment becomes law giving blacks the right to vote.
  16. 1876 Wednesday: With $800, Albert Spalding starts a business that manufactures baseballs, footballs, golf balls, basketballs, and tennis balls.
  17. 1882 Thursday: Circus owner PT Barnum buys his world-famous elephant, “Jumbo.”
  18. 1887 Wednesday: To avoid disputed national elections, the U.S. Congress establishes the Electoral Count Act. 
  19. 1900 Friday: In Frankfort, Kentucky, gubernatorial candidate William Goebels died from an assassin’s bullet wounds.  On August 18, 1900, Ex-Secretary of State Caleb Powers was found guilty of conspiracy to murder Goebels.
  20. 1913 Monday: The 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution providing for a federal income tax underwent ratification.
  21. 1916 Thursday: In Ottawa, the original parliament buildings burn down in a massive conflagration.
  22. 1917 Saturday: The U.S. broke off diplomatic relations with Germany, which had announced a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
  23. 1924 Sunday: Woodrow Wilson, the 28th president of the United States, died in Washington D.C. at age 67.  A Democrat, he served from 03-04-1913 to 03-04-1921. 
  24. 1927 Thursday: Upon signing a bill, President Calvin Coolidge established the Federal Radio Commission.
  25. 1930 Monday: William Howard Taft, the chief justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) resigned for health reasons (and died little over a month later).  President Warren G. Harding nominated the former president to fill the seat of Chief Justice Edward Douglass White.  Taft served from July 11, 1921 until today.  Taft was the 69th U.S. Supreme Court justice and the 10th chief justice.  Meanwhile, the Vietnamese communist party forms.  
  26. 1941 Monday: In Vichy, France, the Nazis used force to restore Pierre Laval to office.  Elsewhere, German Lt. General Erwin Rommel is placed in command of all Axis forces in North Africa, forces that would become known as the Afrika Korps.
  27. 1942 Tuesday: Imperial Japanese air, naval, and ground forces step up attacks against Surabaya in the Dutch East Indies as well as on Port Moresby in New Guinea.  The Japanese are trying to isolate Australia from Allied help.  Soon, bombers will be hitting Darwin.
  28. 1943 Wednesday: During World War II, the U.S. transport ship Dorchester, which was carrying troops to Greenland, sank after a German torpedo hit the vessel; of the more than 900 men aboard, only some 230 survived.   On the Eastern Front, the struggles of the Italian 8th Army and Alpine Corps survivors continues.  The city of Kharkov is full of German, Italian, and other Axis troops lucky enough to break the Red Army encirclement.  However, the Red Army would soon turn its sights on the industrial city.  Elsewhere, Eric Haydock—future bassist with the British rock band, the Hollies[i] (1962-66)—is born in England on this date.
  29. 1944 Thursday: During World War II, 1000 U.S. Flying Fortresses hit Berlin in one of the biggest air raids to date in the war.  Meanwhile, on the Italian Front, Field Marshall Albert Kesselring put more than 100,000 troops against the Allies holding the Anzio beachhead.  Bombardment is constant driving many of the Allied troops underground.  The Germans, however, cannot breech the line while the Allied troops cannot break out.  Everything depends on what happens farther down the spine of Italy where the Allies are fighting to dislodge the German defenders of Monte Cassino.
  30. 1945 Saturday: The Soviet Union agreed to enter World War II against Japan on this date.  In a couple of months, they would be fighting to capture Berlin; once Berlin fell, they would redistribute their forces to the Far East.  Meanwhile, the Battle of Manila in the Philippines gets underway today as U.S. forces begin attacking Japanese forces clinging to the capital city.  Elsewhere, during heavy bombing of Berlin, the ‘hanging judge’- Judge Roland Friesler- the man who condemned the Valkyrie plotters to slow strangulation for trying to assassinate Adolf Hitler- dies in the rubble of his court.  
  31. 1947 Monday: Dave Davies, future guitarist and vocalist with the British rock group, the Kinks[ii] was born in Fortis Green, London, England on this date.  Elsewhere, Percival Prattis became the first black news correspondent admitted to the House and Senate press gallery in Washington.  The groundbreaking reporter worked for “Our World” in New York City.
  32. 1951 Saturday: Dick Button won the U.S. figure skating title for the sixth time on this date.
  33. 1953 Tuesday: The Batepa Massacre took place in Sao Tome as Portuguese troops killed some 1,000 striking plantation workers.
  34. 1959 Tuesday: Rock-and-roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson[iii] died in a small plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa.  An American Airlines Lockheed Electra crashed into New York’s East River, killing 65 of the 73 people on board it.
  35. 1966 Thursday: On today’s date, the Soviet space probe, Luna 9, becomes the first manmade object to make a soft landing on the moon.
  36. 1967 Friday: The Jimi Hendrix Experience[iv] records the song, “Purple Haze.”
  37. 1969 Monday: Yasser Arafat becomes the head of the Palestine Liberation Organization
  38. 1971 Wednesday: New York City police officer Frank Serpico, who had charged there was widespread corruption in the NYPD, was shot and seriously wounded during a drug-bust in Brooklyn.
  39. 1972 Thursday: The XI Olympic Winter Games opened in Sapporo, Japan.
  40. 1980 Sunday: In the sixth round of their heavyweight championship-boxing match, Larry Holmes scores a TKO over Lorenzo Holmes.
  41. 1984 Friday: On this date, the 10th space shuttle mission—Challenger 4—launched.
  42. 1988 Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives handed President Ronald Reagan a major defeat, rejecting his request for $36.2 million in new aid to the Nicaraguan Contras by a vote of 219-211.
  43. 1989 Friday: In Paraguay, a military coup overthrows longtime dictator Alfredo Stroessner.
  44. 1991 Sunday: The rate for a first-class postage stamp rose to 29 cents.
  45. 1994 Thursday: The space shuttle Discovery lifted off, carrying Sergei Krikalev, the first Russian cosmonaut to fly aboard a U.S. spacecraft.   Meanwhile, the 18th U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen stepped down from his post on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from January 21, 1993 until today.  His replacement, the 19th U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry took his office on this date.  Also a Democrat, he served under the same president until 01-23-1997. 
  46. 1995 Friday: Discovery blasted off with a woman, Air Force Lt. Col. Eileen Collins, in the pilot’s seat for the first time in NASA history.
  47. 1998 Tuesday: Texas executed Karla Faye Tucker, 38, for the pickax killings of two people in 1983; she was the first woman executed in the United States since 1984.  A U.S. Marine fighter jet sliced through the cable of a ski gondola in Italy, sending the car plunging hundreds of feet, killing all 20 people inside. 
  48. 2000 Thursday: In Prescott, Arizona, the 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst died at age 76.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from 06-12-1972 to 04-30-1973.
  49. 2002 Sunday: In Super Bowl XXXVI, played at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, the New England Patriots beat the St. Louis Rams, 20-17.
  50. 2009 Tuesday: Eric Holder took the oath of office as attorney general.  Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath.  He was the first African American to hold the post.  The White House announced that Tom Daschle had asked to be removed from consideration as health and human services secretary after acknowledging he’d failed to pay all his taxes.  Why he removed himself is unclear as numerous others in the Obama administration such as Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner also did not pay his taxes and it is unclear if he ever did.
  51. 2010 Wednesday: Somali pirates seize a North Korean-flagged cargo ship south of Yemen.
  52. 2011 Thursday: The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization reports that world food prices have reached a record high.
  53. 2012 Friday: Following positive economic news and job reports, both the DOW Jones Industrial Average and NASDAQ see excellent increases.  The DOW sees its highest numbers since 2008 and the NASDAQ since 2000.  
  54. 2013 Sunday: The Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers to win their second super bowl title after someone blew the Louisiana Superdome’s power in New Orleans power out for 45 minutes.  Prior to the power outage, the Ravens had the 49ers down 28-6 but once it came back on, the 49ers were reinvigorated and almost beat the Ravens; however, the Ravens managed to come back to life themselves and ended up beating the 49ers by a score of 34-31 to win Super Bowl XLVII.  Baltimore quarterback, Joe Flacco, is the MVP for the game.  This marked the first time the 49ers had ever LOST a super bowl (and thank God, they did!).
  55. 2014 Monday: The Denver Broncos’ quarterback Peyton Manning wins a record fifth Associated Press MVP Award; no one has ever won the award more than three times.  Meanwhile, according to Brainy History, the abortion rate in the United States is reportedly at its lowest in three decades.  The rate for 2011 stands at 16.9 abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing years whereas in 2008, it was 19.4 while back in 1981, it was at an all-time high of 29.3.
  56. 2015 Tuesday:  After a lapse of 55 years, novelist Harper Lee releases “Go Set a Watchman,” the sequel to her famous novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” which set the character Scout as an adult rather than the child the character was in the first book, “Mockingbird.”  The publisher convinced the author to go the “Mockingbird” book first.
  57. 2016 Wednesday: Both Japan and South Korea put their militaries on alert and begin making strong statements towards North Korea who is testing and going to continue testing long-range ballistic missiles.  Japan promises to shoot down any such aerial vehicles traversing its airspace.  Meanwhile, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, both Republicans, suspend their races for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. 
  58. 2017 Friday: The U.S. Department of the Treasury announces new sanctions on the criminal regime in Iran following a recent ballistic missile test that goes against deals struck by the Obama regime and the ayatollahs.  Thirteen people and 12 entities tied to Tehran are on the list.  Elsewhere, federal Judge James Robart issues a temporary injunction against the Trump travel ban imposed on majority Muslim countries with deep ties to terrorism.
  59. 2018 Saturday: The New York Times reported an accusation from actress Uma Thurman that disgraced movie mogul and BIG Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein had forced himself on her sexually years ago in a London hotel room; Weinstein acknowledged making an “awkward pass” (which means he did his best to RAPE her) but strongly denied any physical assault. 
  60. 2019 Sunday: In the lowest scoring super bowl of all time, Super Bowl LIII, the New England Patriots defense stifled the high-scoring Los Angeles Rams by a final score of 13-3.  This was perhaps the most boring super bowl of all time.  Julian Edelman was the game’s MVP as he provided most of the offense that won the game.  Maroon 5, Big Boi and some other schlub were the half-time show.  Elsewhere, Pope Francis becomes the first Roman Catholic pontiff to visit the Arabian Peninsula when he visits Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
  61. 2020 Monday: Much to the shock of his radio listeners, Rush Limbaugh announced that his doctors had diagnosed him with advanced lung cancer.  He promises to soldier on and we certainly hope that he can.  We are rooting for you, Big Guy, but please, give up the stogies.   Elsewhere, as cases of COVID-19 continue getting out of hand, the Cruise Lines International Association bans all cruise lines stops in mainland China.  Meanwhile, on the Greek island of Lesbos which is overrun with thousands of Muslim ‘migrants’ from the Middle East, riot police have to break out tear gas and batons to quell migrants rioting and burning their holding camps over poor conditions.  The answer is simple: GO HOME.
  62. 2020 Monday A: As the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump nears its conclusion in the U.S. Senate, House managers (prosecutors) and defense attorneys for the 45th president begin making their closing remarks.  West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin urges for censure rather than conviction but of course, his far-left Democratic Party colleagues don’t listen to him.  The trial has been a farce from start to finish, mostly boring but at other times laughable.  The Democrats genuinely believe they are ‘killing it’ when in fact, they are turning off millions of Americans. 
  63. 2021 Wednesday: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen calls a meeting with the SEC and the Federal Reserve over the GameStop craze.  Apparently, some people can make big money and others cannot; what a shame.  Next, as the GOP implores Joe Biden to agree to a lower COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus bill, he waves them off- no way.   Next, the House GOP are holding a meeting to determine the futures of Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene and Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney who has become extremely toxic.  We expect Greene will lose all committee assignments and will suffer in-party censure whereas a party will be thrown for Cheney.  IF this occurs, my colleagues in California say the days of voting for Kevin McCarthy are fast approaching an end.   Speaking of California politics, reprobate Democrat Congressman Adam “POS” Schiff is badgering soon-to-be-former Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom to make him the Golden State’s attorney general. 
  64. 2021 Wednesday A: The un-American New York Times is facing surprising blowback following their encouragement of Joe Biden to form a “1984-style” Truth Commission with which, liberals and BIG TECH can track, monitor, and disappear Americans’ online words and deeds.  WTF is wrong with these people?  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court does not accede to the Biden administration’s request to toss hearings on Trump administration immigration policies into the garbage, merely postpones them.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, Sinophile U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announces the U.S. and Russia have extended the New Start Treaty for another five years.   Finally, Claudia Tenney, congresswoman from New York’s 22nd Congressional District declares victory with a 123-vote lead over sitting congressman Anthony Brindisi.
  65. 2021 Wednesday B: House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, she with the eyes drooping in two different directions, says ‘a 9/11-style TRUTH COMMISSION       is necessary to figure out how the Capitol Building was stormed by Antifa members posing as Trump supporters on January 6.  We doubt anything more will come from this because as numerous video clips continue surfacing showing Capitol Hill police officers waving the FALSE FLAG operators into the building, there can be but one conclusion: Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi- as head of the Capitol Police Department- gave the word to allow her Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs easy entry in the hope they could use it against former President Donald J. Trump.  We look forward to the results of yet another bogus ‘investigation’ led by Democrats.  Elsewhere, in California, former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has thrown his hat into the ring to replace rapidly disappearing Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom.  The mayor’s first campaign ads are spectacular and we hope he will be able to take the seat and save the state.    Finally, climate fraud John F. Kerry is blasted for flying in his PRIVATE JET to receive a ‘climate award.’  Hypocrite!
  66. 2021 Wednesday C: Rep. Nancy Mace calls out the Baby Evita- Sandy Cortez- aka AOC, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez- the biggest leftwing crybaby in Congress, over her claims that she was cowering in her office closet while the EVIL MAGA supporters were outside in the hallway.  Congresswoman Mace who is two doors down from Sandy Cortez says, “IT NEVER HAPPENED.”  Yet, the mainstream news media remains incurious.  Personally, we know AOC had little to fear because she was briefed like everyone else in the Democratic Party that the Antifa and BLM human garbage were going after Republicans.   Elsewhere, Cancel Culture continues trying to destroy Americans, the latest target being Mike Lindell of My Pillow fame.  All because he believes the plentiful evidence of election fraud in November 2020, everyone is trying to shut him up, even that putz Bob Sellers on Newsmax who would not permit him to speak the day before.  Sorry, Newsmax, you need to boot Sellers back to FNC.
  67. 2021 Wednesday D: Communist China warns U.S. Secretary of State Sinophile Anthony Blinken NOT to interfere when it comes to Hong Kong either.  Blinken and the U.S. have already been warned off about interfering in Taiwan so now the Biden administration has been told to butt out on the issue of Hong Kong, too.  Elections have consequences- hey, Joe: are we going to return to the Trans Pacific Partnership, too?   Speaking of the State Department, its spokesperson says a U.N. ambassador must be confirmed and soon IF the United States is going to hold the Chi-Coms accountable.   Meanwhile, we learn that White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, stammering, stuttering, and always ‘circling back’ to answer reporters sent a homophobic tweet about Sen. Lindsey Graham, calling him, “Lady G.”  My, don’t you just love the ‘beautiful people’ that aren’t racists, bigots, homophobes, xenophobes, transphobes, haters, white supremacists, and the like?  Good one, Jen, good one.
  68. 2021 Wednesday E: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 104,142,856 confirmed cases, +570,195, 2,260,283, confirmed deaths, +17,045, and 57,839,230 confirmed recoveries, +336,520.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 26,730,817 confirmed cases, up 206,599 from yesterday’s reporting, 453,059 confirmed deaths, UP 5,312, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as last week’s.  NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 48,215 CHI-VI DEATHS.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?
  69. 2021 Wednesday F: 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: 3,350,293 confirmed cases, 41,811 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 410 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 318,967 confirmed cases, 4,402 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Florida: currently, they have 1,744,619 confirmed cases, 27,467 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 667,216 confirmed cases, 4,928 confirmed deaths, and 589,288 confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other country, shall we?  Brazil: 9,296,245 confirmed cases, 226,666 confirmed deaths, and 8,160,929 confirmed recoveries.    
  70. 2021 Wednesday G:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,723.60, UP 36.12 points (+0.12%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,610.54, DOWN 2.23 points (+0.016%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,830.17, UP 3.86 points (+0.10%).  The price of GOLD is $1,834.80 per troy oz., -0.30 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $26.95 per troy ounce, +0.061 (+0.23%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,112.60 per troy oz, -1.90 (-0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $3.56 per pound, -0.0035 (-0.10%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,276.60 per troy oz, +48.90 (+2.20%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $55.95 per barrel, +0.26 (+0.47%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.20.  Next, one American dollar equals 0.000027 Bitcoin.
  71. 2021 Wednesday H: The U.S. Senate via ‘budget reconciliation process’ has passed Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.  With the cash flowing in from communist China, this bill will bankrupt the country for generations to come.   Speaking of BIG BUCKS, here are the numbers for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3531 with a $17 million pot up for grabs: 04, 15, 27, 28, 34, and Mega 16.  Out of 98,965 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $37,233.  The winning ticket was sold at 7-Eleven at Carnelian Bay, CA 96140.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #817 with $20 million on the line: 05, 37, 40, 64, 66, and Powerball 05.  Out of 50,955 winning tickets, the highest winners in California were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $27,997 apiece.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0363 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Mendocino Coast.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, 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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Waysted returned with its sophomore effort, the self-titled “Waysted,” on September 15, 1984.  The band featured Pete Way (bass), Fin Muir (lead vocals), Paul Chapman (lead guitar/vocals), Neil Shepard (rhythm guitar/keyboards/vocals), and Andy Parker (drums/percussion).  As you can see, we have two-thirds ‘UFO’ here with Way, Chapman, and Parker so it has that feel swirling about it.  The album did fairly well on the charts and you can understand WHY once you hear it, it’s glorious and we do enjoy it so please, why not visit Amazon.com where you can find “Waysted Plus,” which gives you several more tunes at a very reasonable price.  At one time we were paid for our suggestions and promotions whereas now, we just promote what we love.  You will enjoy it.

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

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

[iii] We hope to promote the music of these foundational rockers at some point in the not so distant future.

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

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