276. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, OCTOBER 03, 2022

We are living in a time none of us anticipated: the transition between a constitutional, representational republic and a full-blown fascist dictatorship comparable to that envisioned by George Orwell in his prognostic work of fiction, “1984.” When the homes of ‘former’ presidents, of Christian, Pro-Life ministers, and of other conservative leaders can be raided with impunity, tyranny is replacing liberty. What will we do about this affront? Will we fight back with every ounce of strength we possess or will we sheepishly submit to a fraudulent regime? We will see…

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276. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, OCTOBER 03, 2022:

We are living in a time none of us anticipated: the transition between a constitutional, representational republic and a full-blown fascist dictatorship comparable to that envisioned by George Orwell in his prognostic work of fiction, “1984.”  When the homes of ‘former’ presidents, of Christian, Pro-Life ministers, and of other conservative leaders can be raided with impunity, tyranny is replacing liberty.  What will we do about this affront?  Will we fight back with every ounce of strength we possess or will we sheepishly submit to a fraudulent regime?  We will see…

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices James F. Byrnes and David Souter; U.S. Attorney-General John Y. Mason; French Artist Pierre Bonnard; the Cars featuring Benjamin Orr, Fleetwood Mac featuring Lindsey Buckingham, Gov’t Mule featuring Allen Woody, the Grateful Dead featuring John Perry Barlow, and Mötley Crüe featuring Tommy Lee:

  1. 2333 B.C.: The state of Gojoseon- modern-day Korea- undergoes its founding by Dangun Wangeom during the reign of Chinese Emperor Yao.
  2. 52 B.C.: Vercingetorix, leader of the Gauls during the War in Gaul, surrenders to Julius Caesar and his Roman army outside the city of Alesia.
  3. 1226 Saturday: St. Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan Order, died; he was canonized in 1228.
  4. 1691 Wednesday: A combined English and Dutch army occupies Limerick, Ireland.
  5. 1778 Saturday: Captain Cook anchors in Alaska.
  6. 1789 Saturday: President George Washington declared November 26, 1789, a day of thanksgiving to express gratitude for the formation of the United States of America.
  7. 1859 Monday: In Paris, France, the former 18th U.S. Attorney-General John Y. Mason died at age 60.  A Democrat, he served under President James K. Polk from March 05, 1845, to October 16, 1846.
  8. 1863 Saturday: President Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday of November to be Thanksgiving Day.
  9. 1867 Thursday: In Fontenay-aux-Roses, France, future famed French artist Pierre Bonnard is born.  He would paint in the styles of French Post-Impressionism, Les Nabis, and Intimism.
  10. 1893 Tuesday: J. S. Thurman patented the motor-driven vacuum on this date.
  11. 1901 Thursday: The Victor Talking Machine Company incorporated on today’s date.  After a merger with Radio Corporation of America, the company renamed itself RCA-Victor.   
  12. 1906 Wednesday: W.T. Grant opened a 25-cent department store.
  13. 1918 Thursday: Boris becomes king of Bulgaria.  After World War II, the Soviet-backed communist government would depose him.
  14. 1922 Tuesday: Rebecca L. Felton became the first female to hold the office of U.S. Senator.  Governor Thomas W. Hardwick of Georgia appointed her to fill a vacancy.
  15. 1929 Thursday: The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes formally changed its name to the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
  16. 1932 Monday: Iraq became independent of British administration and becomes a member of the League of Nations.  Britain ruled the nation since taking it from the Ottoman Turks during the First World War.  However, during the early days of World II, the Iraqis would launch a Nazi-backed rebellion designed at driving the Brits out and bringing the Nazis in.  The Iraqis would fail in their bid for freedom.
  17. 1940 Thursday: The government of Vichy France erases the citizenship of its Jews.  Now that they are in the Nazi sphere, they will follow their orders to the hilt.  It’s not like the French are unhappy with booting their Jews out of the country. 
  18. 1941 Friday: The Nazis blow up six synagogues in Paris.  Meanwhile, Adolf Hitler proclaims that the USSR is ‘broken’ and ‘will never rise again.’  The Fuhrer should have waited until his troops had Moscow in hand, but he could not alleviate himself of the opportunity to make a boast to the entire world.  He would live to regret it.  Elsewhere, “The Maltese Falcon,” the version starring Humphrey Bogart and directed by John Huston, premiered in New York on this date.  
  19. 1942 Saturday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the Office of Economic Stabilization.  He also authorized controls on rents, wages, salaries, and farm prices.  Meanwhile, the 81st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James F. Byrnes left the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Byrnes to fill the seat of Associate Justice James McReynolds, another Democrat.  Byrnes served from June 25, 1941, until today.
  20. 1942 Saturday A: Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the massive battle for the Russian city of Stalingrad continues to rage.  Signs of winter are unmistakable and the Axis forces double down on their attempt to subdue the suicidal Soviet defenders.  Meanwhile, on the other side of the Volga River, Soviet forces continue building for a brillant counterattack coming when winter sets in…
  21. 1943 Sunday: The Red Army continues trying to establish more bridgeheads across the Dnieper River in the Ukraine.  The Soviets are working hard at liberating the Ukraine as it is the breadbasket of the entire country.  The Axis troops are trying to establish defensive lines as once again, the weather is changing on the Eastern Front.  The past two winters have proven disastrous for them.
  22. 1944 Tuesday: During World War II, at Aachen, U.S. Army troops cracked the Siegfried Line and plunged into Germany.  On the Eastern Front, Red Army troops are pushing into Yugoslavia and meeting with joyous welcomes from the partisan forces who have been doing battle with their Axis opponents.
  23. 1947 Friday: Future unofficial member of the Grateful Dead[i]– lyricist John Perry Barlow who would later write lyrics for the songs of Bob Weir- is born near Cora, Wyoming, on this date.
  24. 1949 Monday: WERD, the first black-owned radio station, opens for business in Atlanta, Georgia.  Elsewhere, Lindsay Buckingham, future guitarist with Fleetwood Mac[ii] is born in Palo Alto, California, on this date.
  25. 1951 Wednesday: The New York Giants captured the National League Pennant by a score of 5-4 as Bobby Thompson hit a three-run homer off the Brooklyn Dodgers’ Ralph Branca in the “shot heard ‘round the world!’  Meanwhile, CBS-TV aired the first coast-to-coast telecast of a prizefight. 
  26. 1952 Friday: Britain conducted its first atomic test as it detonated a 25-kiloton device in the Monte Bello Islands off the coast of Australia.  Meanwhile, the situation comedy, “Our Miss Brooks,” formerly a radio show, premiered on CBS -TV with Eve Arden again in the title role.
  27. 1954 Sunday: “Father Knows Best” began airing on CBS-TV.
  28. 1955 Monday: Allen Woody—future bassist and vocalist with the Southern rock band, Gov’t Mule[iii], 1994-2000, is born in the USA on this date.  Elsewhere, “Captain Kangaroo” and “The Mickey Mouse Club” premiered on CBS and ABC, respectively.
  29. 1961 Tuesday: The “Dick Van Dyke Show” premieres on CBS -TV.
  30. 1962 Wednesday: Astronaut Willy Schirra became the fifth American to fly in space as he blasted off from Cape Canaveral aboard the Sigma-7 for a 9-hour flight.   Meanwhile, Tommy Lee- future member of the hard-rocking band, Mötley Crüe, is born on this date.  Besides being the band’s notorious drummer, he would also play piano and provide vocals.  
  31. 1967 Tuesday: Folk singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie, the Dust Bowl Troubadour best-known for “This Land Is Your Land,” died in New York of complications from Huntington’s disease; he was 55.
  32. 1974 Thursday: Frank Robinson becomes the first black manager in Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians.
  33. 1981 Saturday: Mike “Hercules” Weaver beats James “Quick” Tillis in a unanimous 15 round decision to retain the WBA heavyweight boxing title of the world.  With the victory, Weaver’s record went to 24-9 while the loss gave Tillis his first loss, a record of 20-1.
  34. 1988 Monday: The space shuttle Discovery landed safely after its four-day mission.  It was the first U.S. shuttle mission since the Challenger disaster.
  35. 1989 Tuesday: Art Shell became the first black head coach in modern NFL history when he took over the Los Angeles Raiders.
  36. 1990 Wednesday: West Germany and East Germany ended 45 years of postwar division, declaring the creation of a reunified country.  Meanwhile, the 105th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Souter assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Ronald Reagan nominated Souter to fill the seat of Associate Justice William J. Brennan, a Democrat.  Souter served from today until his retirement on June 29, 2009.
  37. 1991 Thursday: Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton entered the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on this date.
  38. 1992 Saturday: The Toronto Blue Jays clinch the American League East Division title in Major League Baseball.
  39. 1995 Tuesday: The jury in the O.J. Simpson murder trial found the former football star not guilty of the 1994 slayings of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman.  However, a jury in a civil trial later found Simpson guilty of their murders.
  40. 1997 Friday: In the National Hockey League, the Carolina Hurricanes play their first game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
  41. 2000 Tuesday: Benjamin Orr—bassist and vocalist with the East Coast rock band, the Cars[iv]—died on this date in Atlanta, Georgia, from pancreatic carcinoma at age 53.
  42. 2003 Friday: A tiger attacked magician Ray Horn of “Siegfried & Roy” during a performance in Las Vegas, leaving the superstar illusionist in critical condition on his 59th birthday. 
  43. 2008 Friday: President George W. Bush signs the $700 billion Toxic Asset Relief Program (TARP) bill to prevent a global bank crash.  Elsewhere, O.J. Simpson was found guilty of robbing two sports-memorabilia dealers at gunpoint in a Las Vegas hotel room.  Simpson later received a sentence of 9-33 years in prison; however, he was granted parole in July 2017 and released from prison in October of that year.
  44. 2009 Saturday: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad hit back at President Barack Hussein Obama’s accusation that his country had sought to hide construction of a new nuclear site, arguing that Tehran reported the facility to the U.N. even earlier than required.  Meanwhile, eight U.S. soldiers were killed and 22 wounded when their outpost in Afghanistan’s Nuristan province was attacked by hundreds of Islamist scumbag militants.  Kill ALL of them using whatever tools necessary with which to do it.  Napalm, anyone?
  45. 2010 Sunday: Archaeologists on the Egyptian- Gaza border unearth the site of a possible 2,000-year-old hidden city.
  46. 2012 Wednesday: Police clash with protesters in Iran over the collapse of the nation’s currency, the Rial.  Meanwhile, in the United States, the House and Senate commence an investigation into the tragic events surrounding the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, the one that neither President Barack Hussein Obama nor U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sent help.
  47. 2013 Thursday: Credit card information, along with the data of 2.9 million Adobe consumers was stolen in a recent cyber-attack on the company’s Website.  Meanwhile, the New York Times reports a tale of woe: a migrant boat off the coast of Lampedusa, Italy, catches on fire.  At least 114 people die in the conflagration while another 200 vanish into the ocean.  The Italian coast guard does its best to recover victims.
  48. 2014 Friday: Palestine will be officially recognized as a sovereign state by the new government of Sweden; though the U.N. General Assembly supported such recognition two years ago, few nations have officially extended this recognition.
  49. 2015 Saturday: U.S. airstrikes hammers the Doctors Without Borders in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killing around 19 people.  Meanwhile, flashfloods on the French Riviera kill around 19 people, too.  Coincidence?  You be the judge.  Elsewhere, ISIS bums in Bangladesh are waging a campaign of killing foreigners.  Having recently killed an Italian visitor, the scum now claims they have slain a Japanese citizen.  The Bangladeshis had better get this crap under control.
  50. 2016 Monday: India knuckles under and ratifies the Paris Climate Accords.   Meanwhile, Hungary says, “HELL, NO,” to refugee quotas imposed by the sissies running the European Union.  Good for you!  Elsewhere, a demonstration in Ethiopia goes awry with it becoming a stampede and dozens getting killed.
  51. 2017 Tuesday: Spanish King Felipe speaks out against the Catalan organizers of the referendum there seeking to break away from Spain, saying “they have broken the rule of law.”  Elsewhere, ISIS thugs release footage of two Russian soldiers it claims to have captured in Syria.  Moscow, however, says otherwise.  (The ISIS thugs had better watch out as Vladimir Putin will send his Chechen killers to whack these bastards).
  52. 2018 Wednesday: According to the Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, ‘since 2011, approximately 259 people around the globe have died taking selfies of themselves in dangerous places.’   When will the idiots learn?  Meanwhile, astronomers at Columbia University announce that the first exomoon has been discovered approximately 8,000 light years away, about the size of our planet Neptune.
  53. 2019 Thursday: House Democrats- continuing to go bonkers over Trump- threaten to subpoena documents from the White House on the phone call between President Trump and his counterpart in the Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky.  Little do they know that a year later, an investigation by the U.S. Senate released on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, would expose the criminality by then-Vice President “Pro-China Joe” Biden, his son, Hunter, and the Burisma, the corrupt Ukrainian energy company.
  54. 2020 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump remains in Walter Reed Medical Center undergoing treatment for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  His doctors announce that currently, he is receiving Regeneron, an experimental antibody treatment, as well as Remdesivir, zinc, Vitamin D, famotidine, melatonin, and aspirin.  We learn that Trump’s campaign manager Bill Stepien, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, GOP, and former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie also tested positive for COVID-19 as has New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton.  Speaking of football, the game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tennessee Titans, originally scheduled for tomorrow, will not occur until October 25 due to Chi-Vi infections crippling the latter team. 
  55. 2020 Saturday A: The press continues being angry at President Trump today, most notably because he did not stop on the way to Marine One to speak with them.  Had he done so, they would have said the commander-in-chief, a man whom they loathe and despise, was trying to infect them with the Wuhan Virus.  Meanwhile, “Pro-China Joe” Biden virtue signals by removing negative campaign ads lambasting President Trump for his coronavirus response while the president is ill.  Wow.   Elsewhere, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi continues her plea from yesterday to the sinking U.S. airlines, beseeching them NOT to lay-off or furlough tens of thousands of workers because ‘a COVID-19 relief bill is coming soon.’  Uh, okay- so where is it, Madam Speaker?  Speaking of government, a judge orders the organizers of the 2020 Census to continue collecting information until October 31.  It was set to end next week.  Finally, we learn that New York City has already passed the record number of homicides it had last year- 318- coming in at 346 with three months to go.  Great leadership there, Mayor Bill Di Blasio!
  56. 2020 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a whole– 34,717,465 confirmed cases, +266,768, 1,030,154, confirmed deaths, +4,800, and 24,106,114 confirmed recoveries, +191,511.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 7,420,609 confirmed cases, UP 12,639 from yesterday’s reporting, 211,975 confirmed deaths, UP 214, and 3,949,333 confirmed recoveries, UP 6,901. 
  57. 2020 Saturday C: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 829,090 confirmed cases, 16,083 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 12,754 confirmed cases, 142 confirmed deaths, and 10,389 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 92,757 confirmed cases, 2,239 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Illinois- currently, they have 303,682 confirmed cases, 9,033 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor J.B. Pritzker for being yet another liberal POS politician.  Let’s look at Israel’s stats now that Mo is living there: 258,920 confirmed cases, 1,633 confirmed deaths, and 185,122 confirmed recoveries.
  58. 2020 Saturday D: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto #3496 Drawing: 05, 32, 38, 39, 43 and Mega 11.  (Next jackpot: $14 million) #3496 (Highest winners were seven people who had four numbers plus the mega for a prize of $2,342 apiece).  Here are the numbers for the Powerball #782 Drawing: 18, 31, 36, 43, 47, and Powerball 20.  (The highest winners were 22 people who had four numbers for a prize of $526 apiece).
  59. 2021 Sunday: NFL Sunday Games 10:00 A.M.: (1) New York Giants, 27 (1-3-0) @ New Orleans Saints, 21 (2-2-0) (2) Kansas City Chiefs, 42 (2-2-0) @ Philadelphia Eagles, 30 (1-3-0) (3) Houston Texans, 0 (1-3-0) @ Buffalo Bills, 40 (3-1-0) (4) Carolina Panthers, 28 (3-1-0) @ Dallas Cowboys, 36 (3-1-0) (5) Cleveland Browns, 14 (3-1-0) @ Minnesota Vikings, 7 (1-3-0) (6) Indianapolis Colts, 27 (1-3-0) @ Miami Dolphins, 17 (1-3-0) (7) Tennessee Titans, 24 (2-2-0) @ New York Jets, 27 (1-3-0) (8) Detroit Lions, 14 (0-4-0) @ Chicago Bears, 24 (2-2-0) and (9) Washington Redskins, 34 (2-2-0) @ Atlanta Falcons, 30 (1-3-0).
  60. 2021 Sunday A: NFL Sunday Afternoon Games 01:05 P.M.: (10) Arizona Cardinals, 37 (4-0-0) @ Los Angeles Rams, 20 (3-1-0) and (11) Seattle Seahawks, 28 (2-2-0) @ San Francisco 49ers, 21 (2-2-0).
  61. 2021 Sunday B: NFL Sunday Afternoon Games 01:25 P.M.: (12) Pittsburgh Steelers, 17 (1-3-0) @ Green Bay Packers, 27 (3-1-0) and (13) Baltimore Ravens, 23 (3-1-0) @ Denver Broncos, 7 (3-1-0).
  62. 2021 Sunday C: NFL Sunday Night Game 05:20 P.M.: (14) Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 19 (3-1-0) @ New England Patriots, 17 (1-3-0).  Here is the matchup for tomorrow night’s Monday Night Football game: (15) Las Vegas Raiders (3-0-0) @ Los Angeles Chargers (2-1-0).  Finally, here is the result of the Thursday Night Football game earlier in the week: (16) Jacksonville Jaguars, 21 (0-4-0) @ Cincinnati Bengals, 24 (3-1-0).  
  63. 2021 Sunday D: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a whole– 235,718,694 confirmed cases, +293,031, 4,815,893 confirmed deaths, +4,198 and 212,581,692 confirmed recoveries, +340,318. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 44,518,437 confirmed cases, UP 27,540 from yesterday’s reporting, 719,933 confirmed deaths, UP 259,[v] and 33,938,147 confirmed recoveries, UP 20,188. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]   
  64. 2021 Sunday E: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 403,757 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 321 deaths which we expect will come soon which will push the dictator past the death mark the 45th president held.  NOT GOOD, Joe, NOT GOOD BUT YOU ARE ALMOST THERE…   
  65. 2021 Sunday F: 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: 4,645,264 confirmed cases, 69,443 confirmed deaths, and 2,457,413 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,626,799 confirmed cases, 55,011 confirmed deaths, and 2,669,393 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 80,128 confirmed cases, 808 confirmed deaths, and 79,320 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 664,194 confirmed cases, 7,830 confirmed deaths, and 272,842 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Louisiana: they have 741,906 confirmed cases, 13,988 confirmed deaths, and 727,918 confirmed recoveries. [vii]  
  66. 2021 Sunday G: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,289,240 confirmed cases, 7,783 confirmed deaths, and 1,238,715 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Argentina, 9th country on the list: 5,259,738 cases of the virus, 115,245 confirmed death and 5,123,173 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  67. 2021 Sunday H: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,326.46, UP 482.54 points (+1.43%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,566.70 UP 118.12 points (+0.82%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,357.04, UP 49.50 points (+1.15%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.74 per barrel, +0.71 (+0.95%).  The price of GOLD is $1,761.30 per troy oz., +4.30 (+0.24%) while the price of SILVER is $22.57 per troy ounce, +0.52 (+2.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $971.70 per troy oz, +9.30 (+0.97%) while the price of COPPER is $4.21 per pound, +0.12 (+2.92%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $1,918.98 per troy oz., +9.15 (+0.48%). The price of RHODIUM is $14,000.00 per troy oz., -500.00 (-3.45%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $777,500.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,870.25 per USD/T, +12.75 (+0.45%).[x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.86 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.44.    In Omani Rial, one greenback equals 0.39 and in Tongan Pa’anga, a buck equal 2.41 and in Pakistani Rupee, one dollar equals 169.75 of theirs. [xi]        
  68. 2021 Sunday I: 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 $4.407 per gallon, $3.049 in Florida, $4.084 in Hawaii, and $3.847 in Washington state. [xii]    Let us look at one other North Dakota: $3.075.  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 HIGHEST gasoline price in the world- Hong Kong: $9.722 per U.S. Gallon. [xiii]  Tomorrow, we return to the lowest.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,834,563,789,050 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS. [xiv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Israel, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Poland with $51 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.
  69. 2022 Monday: Observation of the Day- Living overseas provides me with a different view of what is going on in my home country.  All I can say is that I have never seen nor thought I would ever see a fascist government the likes of the Joe Biden regime.  Imagine sending FBI goon squads out to the homes of Pro-Life Christian ministers- who among us ever thought we would see that?  Imagine sending an army of FBI thugs into the home of a ‘former’ president, ostensibly to seize records the archivists in Washington, D.C., claim to need?  Never thought I would live to see that.  Imagine going across the country seizing the phones of friends of the ‘former’ president with vague warrants and lots of jackbooted tactics?  Something else I never expected to see.  I never thought that the FBI would go after former advisers for a ‘former’ president, accosting them at airports, slapping them in leg irons, handcuffs, and dragging them off to languish in a prison cell after they agreed to cooperate and to present themselves?  This is not good.  All I can say is that I am glad that I am on the downhill slide in my life that I am closer to the end than nearer to the start.  I suspect that if we fail to have the crushing victory in the 2022 Mid-Terms, future generations will look back on this time in national and world history and will say that this is when DEMOCRACY died and that the American people were unwilling to fight to keep it.  I am extremely glad I am where I am at because I do not know if I could continue functioning in a society gone awry.  Let me know your opinions- Moses Scharbug III.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0971 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Glowing 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.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next compilation album from America’s beloved hard-rock band, Cheap Trick- “Hits of Cheap Trick”- came out on October 21, 1998. Yet another fabulous gathering of CT tunes, we have for you the following selection: (1) “I Want You to Want Me” (2) “Don’t Be Cruel” (3) “The Flame” (4) “Ain’t That a Shame” (5) “Cover Girl” (6) “Dancing the Night Away”  (7) “Don’t Make Our Love a Crime” (8) “Come On, Come On,” (9) “Heaven Tonight” (10) “Dream Police” (11) “Need Your Love” (12) “Hot Love” (13) “Surrender” (14) “Tonight’s It You” (15) “She’s Tight,” and (16) “If You Want My Love.”  This is a collection one could find at their local gas station, convenience store, or bodega for a low, low price.  Combined with Friday’s assortment of mind-blowing CT tunes, one has some authoritative listening music as one proceeds about the megapolis.  We hope you will pursue this album out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.  

The above icon is the “Trademark of Quality and Symbol of Integrity/Logo” of the Magnolia Hilltop Brewers and of What’s Cookin’ Productions.    The AICP-END Blog copyrights this article © 10-03-2022, all rights reserved.  Data compiled with downright sensation by Chef Alvin T. Woliztnikistein.  (Editor’s Note: we pay the estate of Beverly Carrick an annual fee by which, we can show her paintings to the world.  We make NO money from the estate’s sales of her world-famous artworks).  Total Word Count: 4,447.  Moses Scharbug III.

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

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

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

[iv] We are not sure when we will present the music of the Cars but if you are still with us when we celebrate our second decade of activity, you may see them then so please, stay with us.  We thank you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

267. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2022

Illegal alien crime has skyrocketed around Kern County, California, and across the entire nation. Add to that less housing, higher food costs, bloated, overwhelmed schools thanks to illegal aliens sucking up housing, food, and flooding our schools which sets our kids back. We must stop this and we must stop the invasion NOW.

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267. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2022:

Native American Day (California, Nevada); Michigan Indian Day (Michigan)

Illegal alien crime has skyrocketed around Kern County, California, and across the entire nation.  Add to that less housing, higher food costs, bloated, overwhelmed schools thanks to illegal aliens sucking up housing, food, and flooding our schools which sets our kids back.  We must stop this, and we must stop the invasion NOW.

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall; U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter; U.S. Transportation Secretary Neil Goldschmidt; U.S. Secretary of War James William Good; Soviet Leaders Konstantin Chernenko and Gennady Yanayev; Fotheringay featuring Jerry Donahue; and Tower of Power featuring Emilio Castillo:

  1. 366 Saturday: Liberius ends his reign as the 36th Roman Catholic Pope.  His reign began on May 17, 352 when he followed Pope St. Julius I.  Liberius’ successor- St. Damasus I, the 37th pontiff- would assume office on October 1, 366.   
  2. 1143 Friday: The reign of the 164th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent II ends after a span of 13 years and 222 days.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on February 14, 1130.
  3. 1493 Sunday: Christopher Columbus launches his second expedition to the New World.
  4. 1625 Wednesday: A Dutch expedition attacks the Spanish port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  5. 1683 Friday: French King Louis XIV expels all Jews from French possessions in the Americas.
  6. 1755 Wednesday: In Germantown, Pa., the future 13th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 4th Chief Justice John Marshall, is born on this date.  President John Adams to fill the seat of Chief Justice Oliver Ellsworth.  Marshall served from 02-04-1801 to 07-06-1835.  Prior to being named to the nation’s highest court, Marshall served as the fourth U.S. secretary of state.
  7. 1789 Thursday: Congress passed the First Judiciary Act, which provided for an attorney general and a Supreme Court.  President George Washington appoints John Jay the first chief justice of the six-judge United States Supreme Court.
  8. 1829 Thursday: Russia and the Ottoman Empire sign the Peace Treaty of Adrianople.
  9. 1853 Saturday: Cornelius Vanderbilt takes the first round-the-world yacht trip.
  10. 1866 Monday: In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, future 50th U.S. Secretary of War James William Good is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Herbert Hoover from March 06, 1929, to November 18, 1929.
  11. 1869 Friday: Thousands of businesspersons suffered ruination in a Wall Street panic known as “Black Friday” after financiers Jay Gould and James Fisk attempted to corner the gold market.
  12. 1890 Wednesday: The president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wilford Woodruff, wrote a manifesto renouncing the practice of polygamy, or plural marriage with the manifesto adopted by the Mormon Church the following month.
  13. 1896 Thursday: Author F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on this date.
  14. 1911 Sunday: The future seventh leader of the Soviet Union 1984-1985—Konstantin Chernenko—is born in Russia on this date.
  15. 1915 Friday: Douglas Fairbanks’ first film, “The Lamb,” debuted at the Knickerbocker Theater in New York City, N.Y., on this date.
  16. 1929 Tuesday: Lt. James H. Doolittle guided a Consolidated NY-2 biplane over Mitchell Field in New York in the first all-instrument flight.  
  17. 1933 Sunday: The first dramatic presentation for radio, “Roses and Drums,” took place on WABC in New York City.
  18. 1934 Monday: Babe Ruth made his farewell appearance with the New York Yankees in a game against the Boston Red Sox; the Sox won by a score of 5-0.
  19. 1938 Saturday: Don Budge became the first tennis player to win all four of the major titles when he won the U.S. Tennis Open.  Prior to this success, he won the Australian Open, the French Open, and the British Open.
  20. 1940 Tuesday: The Luftwaffe launches a major airstrike on the Spitfire factory in Southampton, England.
  21. 1943 Friday: On the Eastern Front during World War II, Soviet forces retake the city of Smolensk.
  22. 1946 Tuesday: In Manhattan, New York, future member of the British folk-rock band led by Sandy Denny- Fotheringay- Jerry Donahue is born.  He would provide guitars and backing vocals for the group.
  23. 1948 Friday: Mildred Gillars, accused of being Nazi wartime radio propagandist, “Axis Sally,” pleaded ‘not guilty’ to charges in Washington, D.C.; however, a jury found her guilty, and she served 12 years in prison.
  24. 1950 Sunday: Israel launches its “Operation Magic Carpet” in which, they bring all Yemeni Jews to the homeland.  Elsewhere, future member of the East Bay funk-rock band, Tower of Power[i]– Emilio Castillo (tenor and alto saxophones, backing vocals, occasional lead vocals)- was born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date.
  25. 1953 Thursday: In the 11th round of their heavyweight title match, Rocky Marciano scores a TKO over Roland La Starza to win the title.
  26. 1954 Friday: In Philadelphia, Pa., future 25th U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Barack Obama from 02-17-2015 to 01-20-2017.
  27. 1955 Saturday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower suffered a heart attack while on vacation in Denver, Colorado.  Elsewhere, in a double-header, The Washington Senators lose their 99th and 100th games of the season.
  28. 1957 Tuesday: The Los Angeles-bound Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbits Field defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates by a score of 2-0.  Meanwhile, President Eisenhower sent federal troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce school integration.
  29. 1960 Saturday: The United States launches the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the USS Enterprise at Newport News, Va., on this date.  Meanwhile, after 13 successful years, “The Howdy Doody Show” held its final showing on NBC TV on this date.  
  30.  1961 Sunday: “The Bullwinkle Show” premiered in prime time on NBC-TV.  It originally appeared on ABC-TV during the afternoons with the name, “Rocky and his Friends.”
  31. 1963 Tuesday: The U.S. ratified a treaty with Britain and the Soviet Union limiting nuclear testing.
  32. 1965 Friday: Saudi Arabia and Egypt reach an accord on the war in Yemen.   
  33. 1968 Tuesday: “The Mod Squad” debuted on ABC-TV.  Meanwhile, on CBS-TV, “60 Minutes” premiered.
  34. 1969 Wednesday: The trial of the “Chicago Eight” (later Seven) began.  A jury later convicted five of the defendants for crossing state lines to incite riots at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, in 1968; however, the convictions were ultimately overturned.
  35. 1970 Thursday: The Soviet Union’s Luna 16 completes the first unmanned round-trip to the moon and back by landing on Earth.
  36. 1971 Friday: Over charges of spying, Great Britain expels 90 Russian diplomats.
  37. 1976 Friday: Former hostage Patricia Hearst received a sentence of seven years in prison, for her part in a 1974 San Francisco bank robbery that the Symbionese Liberation Army committed.  Twenty-two months later, she walked out of prison, a free woman, thanks to a clemency from President Jimmy Carter.
  38. 1977 Saturday: “The Love Boat” premiered on ABC-TV with the theme song written by Paul Williams and Charles Fox and sung by Jack Jones.
  39. 1979 Monday: The 6th U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Neil Goldschmidt assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, Goldschmidt served under President Jimmy Carter from today until January 20, 1981.
  40. 1980 Wednesday: On the second day of the Iran-Iraq War, Iraqi troops continue crossing the border and encircle the city of Abadan.
  41. 1990 Monday: East Germany pulls out of the Warsaw Pact due to the disintegration of the Soviet Union.
  42. 1995 Sunday: With the signing of a pact by Israel and the PLO, three decades of Israeli occupation of West Bank cities ended.
  43. 1996 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton representing the United States along with the world’s other nuclear powers, signed a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty to end all testing and development of nuclear weapons—so what the fuck is up with the Goddamned Iranians?
  44. 1998 Thursday: The U.S. Federal Reserve released into circulation $2 billion in newer and more difficult to counterfeit $20 bills.
  45. 2001 Monday: President George W. Bush froze the assets of 27 suspected terrorists and terrorist groups, including those of POS jihadist scumbag Osama bin Laden, and urged other nations to do likewise.
  46. 2003 Wednesday: Anthony Hopkins received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on this date.
  47. 2007 Monday: United Auto Workers walked off the job at General Motors plants in the first nationwide strike during auto contract negotiations since 1976; a tentative pact ended the walkout two days later.
  48. 2010 Friday: In a prolonged rally, gold reaches an unprecedented $1,300 per ounce.  Meanwhile, the final leader of the Soviet Union, 08-19-to-08-21-1991—Gennady Yanayev—died on this date.
  49. 2012 Monday: Chinese bookstores suspend the sales of books by Japanese authors or about Japan from all stores due to increasing hostility between the two countries.    
  50. 2013 Tuesday: In Bangladesh, workers seeking higher wages and better conditions go on strike causing hundreds of garment factories to shut down, many of which are foreign-owned enterprises.
  51. 2014 Wednesday: United Nation member states agree to a resolution aiming to prevent their citizens from joining or supporting militant groups, particularly the Islamic State, in Iraq and Syria.
  52. 2015 Thursday: Pope Francis becomes the first pope to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress.  He mentions that President Abraham Lincoln, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Thomas Merton, and Dorothy Day are his ‘American heroes.’
  53. 2016 Saturday: American actor, Bill Nunn, dies at age 63.  He appeared in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing,” as well as in Robbie Robertson’s “Spiderman” trilogy as well as “Fences” with Denzell Washington, among many, many others.  Great actor.  Sad to see him go.
  54. 2017 Sunday: Sadly, misreported comments President Donald J. Trump made on race matters, particularly Charlottesville, cause NFL players to kneel, sit on the bench, or remain inside their locker rooms.  Oh, if only the FAKE NEWS would be honest with the American people.  Following President Trump’s comments on the Golden State Warriors’ Step Curry, the so-called “King,” LeBron James, another misinformed dog dingus, tweets about the 45th president, “U Bum.”  Cool, LeBron, you are so-o-o intelligent that it dazzles the minds of the viewers!
  55. 2018 Monday: In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Ministry of Health reports that the Ebola virus has claimed the lives of at least 69 people and sickened more than 150 others. 
  56. 2019 Tuesday:  In the United Kingdom, the nation’s highest court rules that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament for five weeks was ‘unlawful.’   Meanwhile, in the United States, U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi announces formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald J. Trump over his phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his ‘attempted enlistment of a foreign power to aid him in his re-election bid.’  Sadly for Ms. Pelosi, when impeachment ended early next year, she and her top dogs ended up with fecal matter all over their faces.  Sobs! [ii]
  57. 2020 Thursday: Following last night’s violent mob riots in Louisville, Kentucky, over the grand jury’s findings on the Breonna Taylor death, two police officers were shot.  Today, the interim police chief said both are ‘doing well’ and that a suspect- Lorenzo Johnson- is in custody.  Next, Florida’s Attorney General Ashley Moody is calling for an FBI investigation into neo-lib New York billionaire and failed presidential primary candidate Michael Bloomberg for paying off the fines and other debts of BLACK and BROWN Florida felons with the payback that they- allegedly- will vote DEMOCRAT on November 3.  Bloomberg is breaking all kinds of election law and we look forward to seeing the angry imp go to federal prison.  
  58. 2020 Thursday A: Speaking of campaigning, President Donald J. Trump will be in North Carolina and Florida today while “Pro-China Joe” Biden is somewhere incognito and his running mate, Kooky Kamala Harris is nowhere to be found.   Speaking of “Gropin’ Joe,” Rush Limbaugh predicts today that the former vice president will be a no-show at next Tuesday night’s presidential debate and that the campaign will use ‘he was exposed to someone with the Beijing Bat Flu and must quarantine.’  We shall see.
  59. 2020 Thursday B: Speaking of “Pro-China Joe” Biden, the fake news media is beginning to sweat bullets demanding if his ‘low key strategy’ for winning the presidential election is really what he needs to be doing.  They also are questioning Kooky Kamala for being unavailable to the news media.  Where is she?  Where is he?  Is this growing terror among liberal Democrats the reason WHY the fake news media is demanding to know if ‘there will be a peaceful transition of power in January 2021?’  They act as though the president is a goner which is farthest from the truth.  The man is going to SMOKE them, and the GOP is going to crush the Beijing-backed Democratic Party. 
  60. 2020 Thursday C: Elsewhere, in Washington, D.C., President Donald J. Trump, and First Lady Melania Trump pay their respects to deceased U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the steps of the court as she lies in repose for the second day.  Assembled throngs of protesters scream and yell all manner of insults at the pair, which is a shame but folks, like water runs off the backs of ducks, so, too, do insults leveled at the president and first lady.  Shame on you scumbags.  
  61. 2020 Thursday D: Last week, there were 870,000 new jobless claims[iii] which reflects the damage being done to the foodservice and hospitality industries as well as to the airlines.  Most of the damage is being purposefully caused by states where Democrats run amok.  Let us change that on November 3 in the places in which, we, the American people can.  Speaking of the election, today, a letter from 500+ former U.S. military and cabinet officials says that “Trump is unfit to serve as commander-in-chief” and that [senile old] Joe Biden would be a fine commander-in-chief due to his principles and morality.  Please- the man and hus son abused his office to reap vast amounts of wealth from the Chi-Coms and the Ukrainians.  The guy and his family should be nowhere near the White House or the levers of power.
  62. 2020 Thursday E: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole–  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 32,039,142 confirmed cases, +351,335, 979,389, confirmed deaths, +6,820, and 22,024,644 confirmed recoveries, +236,421.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 7,046,492 confirmed cases, up 30,167 from yesterday’s reporting, 205,614 confirmed deaths, UP 848, and 3,800,745 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,103.  Here are the stats for Israel now that Mo is living there: 209,635 confirmed cases, 1,376 confirmed deaths, and 148,417 confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2020 Thursday F: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 799,752 confirmed cases, 15,330 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 11,820 confirmed cases, 122 confirmed deaths, and 5,125 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 88,113 confirmed cases, 2,175 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Massachusetts- currently, they have 128,993 confirmed cases, 9,362 confirmed deaths, but no mention confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Charlie Baker for being a Republican who is behaving like a Democrat and staying mum on the recoveries.
  64. 2020 Thursday G: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– We had a FAIRLY LARGE SELL-OFF today.  Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,815.44, UP 52.31 points (+0.20%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,672.27, UP 39.28 points (+0.37%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,246.59, UP 9.67 points (+0.30%).  Price of GOLD: $1,871.90 per troy oz., -5.00 (-0.27%). Here is the price of SILVER: $23.22 per troy oz., +0.029 (+0.13%).  Price of PLATINUM: $843.10 per troy oz., +5.10 (+0.61%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,235.50 per troy oz., +2.50 (+0.11%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.97 per #, -0.0025 (-0.08%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $40.19, -0.12 (-0.30%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.83 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.86 euros.  Conversely, one-dollar U.S. = 29.27 Taiwanese dollars.
  65. 2020 Thursday H: Durham Investigation Update- We learned today that the Durham investigation into what launched the ‘Trump-Russia Collusion’ scheme in motion has absorbed the 2017 federal investigation into the Clinton Foundation as well as what happened to her emails, the ones she says ‘disappeared.’  Couple that with information that began coming out yesterday that showed many of the FBI agents coerced into investigating candidate- and then- President Trump were dubious about the entire mess.  As each day progresses, more and more proof continues to drop that depicts the whole sham investigation the Obama Justice Department initiated was as fraudulent as scores of millions of open-minded Americans believed to be duplicitous from the beginning.   How soon before we witness key components of the illegal investigation going to prison?  Speaking of the U.S. Justice Department and the feds, Justice reports that approximately 127 ‘peaceful protesters’ underwent arrest last night in Louisville, Kentucky, for riot-related charges.  Lock ‘em up.
  66. 2020 Thursday I:  Word came out today that three members of the Metro North NYC Public Transit employees- two foremen and one worker- are in trouble for having constructed a comprehensive mancave underneath Grand Central Station.  The ‘clubhouse’ had couches, television sets, refrigerators, all the things guys on the job require for braving boring jobs.  We shall see what happens to them.  Elsewhere, tomorrow, the casket holding Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s body will lie in state in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol, the first woman to be so honored and the final day of the three-day celebration of the high court’s second female justice.
  67. 2020 Thursday J: FREE CHINA- aka Taiwan- reports that for three days in a row, Chi-Com surveillance planes have attempted to penetrate the Republic of China’s airspace but that the Taiwanese drove them off.  It is clear the communist Chinese are increasing pressure on their freedom-loving cousins.  Beat ‘em back, boys!  Meanwhile, we learn that Putin critic Alexei Navalny, while being treated for Novichok poisoning in Berlin, had his bank accounts and home seized by Putin’s thugs.  Who didn’t see that coming?
  68. 2020 Thursday K: Tucker Carlson reported tonight on his Fox News Channel show that “The Bail Project,” a leftist group designed to spring arrested rioters across the country is funded by some of the wealthiest people in America.  An operative named Holly Zoller funded the U-Haul truck filled with riot gear for the Louisville rioters.  These people need to go to prison.  Now.  They brag on their site (https://bailproject.org/) that as of this evening, they have paid the bail of more than 12,096 rioters and thugs. 
  69. 2020 Thursday L: Sports News I– Tonight’s Thursday Night Football Game features the Miami Dolphins @ the Jacksonville Jaguars.  The Dolphins won 31-13.
  70. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 231,826,292 confirmed cases, +440,355, 4,749,957 confirmed deaths, +7,395 and 208,407,988 confirmed recoveries, +355,232. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 43,641,716 confirmed cases, UP 109,225 from yesterday’s reporting, 704,946 confirmed deaths, UP 1,968, [iv] and 33,084,603 confirmed recoveries, UP 51,078. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [v]   
  71. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 388,770 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 15,308 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  72. 2021 Friday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,588,488 confirmed cases, 68,669 confirmed deaths, and 2,422,427 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,584,804 confirmed cases, 53,116 confirmed deaths, and 2,527,181 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 77,369 confirmed cases, 747 confirmed deaths, and 76,622 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 640,696 confirmed cases, 7,492 confirmed deaths, and 266,771 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Arizona: they have 1,078,874 confirmed cases, 19,737 confirmed deaths, and 982,144 confirmed recoveries. [vi]  
  73. 2021 Friday B: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,256,600 confirmed cases, 7,611 confirmed deaths, and 1,183,394 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- St. Helena, 222nd area on the list: 2 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 2 confirmed recoveries. [vii]     
  74. 2021 Friday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,798.00, UP 33.18 points (+0.095%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,047.70 DOWN 4.54 points (-0.03%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,455.48, UP 6.50 points (+0.15%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.95 per barrel, +0.65 (+0.89%).  The price of GOLD is $1,750.60 per troy oz., +0.80 (+0.05%) while the price of SILVER is $22.42 per troy ounce, -0.26 (-1.16%).  The price of PLATINUM is $981.50 per troy oz, -15.50 (-1.55%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, +0.05 (+1.19%). [viii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $1,967.42 per troy oz., -16.25 (-0.82%). The price of RHODIUM is $14,200.00 per troy oz., +500.00 (+3.65%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $782,500.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,926.25 per USD/T, -30.75 (-1.04%). [ix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.05    In Kyrgyzstani Som, one greenback equals 84.80 and in Lao Kip, a buck equal 9,830.00 and in Lebanese Pound, one dollar equals 1,505.50 of theirs. [x]        
  75. 2021 Friday D: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.388 per gallon, $3.076 in Florida, $4.071 in Hawaii, and $3.857 in Washington state. [xi]    Let us look at one other Massachusetts: $3.100.  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- Italy: $7.430 per U.S. Gallon.[xii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,800,112,335,982 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xiii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Saudi Arabia 2, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is South Korea with $131 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  76. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 183- by our count- for the extremely popular ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris- to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and to have NOTHING about it.  It is also her 90th day since her one and only visit to the border.  Instead, she, like her boss, feeble Joe Biden, are calling mounted Border Patrol officers RACISTS for doing their jobs in trying to repel the INVASION going on down there.  Folks, we are surprised the Border Patrol is gearing up with the National Guard and putting in 50-caliber MG emplacements and artillery pits and blowing the vermin flooding across the border to Kingdom Come.  How much more are they expected to suffer?  Meanwhile, since the U.S. Supreme Court has ordered the Biden regime to reinstate the “Remain in Mexico Policy,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing the regime to get a deadline as to when the policy will be reinstated.
  77. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– The disingenuous U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says there are ‘no more’ HAITIAN INVADERS under the Del Rio, Texas, overpass.  That means they have been dumped across the country and into RED STATE areas.  We cannot permit this outrageous activity to continue, and we must resist all pushes by the Biden regime to dump illegal aliens among us.  Still, no matter what Secretary Mayorkas says, news sources claim there are still at least 4,000 HAITIAN INVADERS remaining in Bidenville with hundreds more arriving every day.   Meanwhile, after a visit to the southern border yesterday by political hack and human pig, Reverend Al Sharpton- a visit met with heckling, derision, insults, but sadly, no overripe tomato smack dab in the kisser- the old racist lit into the Biden regime for mistreating his peeps, the HAITIAN INVADERS.
  78. 2021 Friday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– After Australia joined with the United Kingdom and the United States to stab France in the back, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he is ‘reaching out to France to mend fences.’  Wow.  What a guy.  What he should be doing is reconciling with the Australian people as increasing clashes over the dictatorial COVID-19 lockdowns are sending regular Australians into the streets to do battle with the Taliban-like regime.  Meanwhile, as the U.S. continues its abandonment of long-time ally, Saudi Arabia, Houthi rebels are steaming toward the capital city of Sana’a as well as to the nation’s oilfields.  Time to ally with Israel, Saudis.   
  79. 2021 Friday I: Foreign News-Overseas News II– The United Kingdom is facing fewer goods with higher prices as the loss of tens of thousands of truck drivers is also driving up fuel costs.  This is not good for the British people.  The government is more concerned with forcing its citizens to get vaccinated for the BIG C-19, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, rather than working on behalf of their citizens.  Wow.  Elsewhere, the Central Intelligence Agency has had to pull its Vienna station chief due to a recent ‘Havana Syndrome’ attack.  (Note- we need to figure this one out and begin responding in kind).
  80. 2021 Friday J: Health and Medical Alerts– Today we learned that “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, has found a way to circumvent Joe Biden’s edict on slashing the delivery of monoclonal antibodies to the Sunshine State in the name of ‘equity.’  The governor has secured his own supply.  Elsewhere- and this is truly shocking- Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says his ‘only regret about funding the Wuhan Institute of Virology” (to ‘study’ the COVID-19 virus) ‘is the backlash from doing it.’
  81. 2021 Friday K: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and-Authoritarianism News– Dictator Joe Biden is pushing on ALL eligible Americans to rush out and undergo a THIRD COVID-19 SHOT, i.e., the BOOSTER SHOT.  The dictator is growing angrier by the day and is warning ALL Americans to do this ASAP or face his wrath.  (Note- Joe, almost all of the chef-bloggers here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM have not gotten the first shot and the more we learn about what it’s in this crap, the less inclined we are to go and get it.  Talk about the “Mark of the Beast,” this is crazy).  Likewise, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky has blown off the panel of experts at the Food and Drug Administration that said Chi-Vi boosters were not necessary and is demanding ALL frontline workers to rush out and get the third jab.  Talk about a glorious example of the COVID-19 money-go-round and how drug makers and politicians are profiting off this crap.  Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, however, continues to wage war with the regime by calling out both Joe Biden and Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci accusing them of ‘ignoring the science of natural immunity.’  Finally, Joe Biden ordered today that ALL federal government contractors must undergo vaccination with the Chi-Com virus vaccine no later than December 08.
  82. 2021 Friday L: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News-(1) Pfizer $43.94 (2) AstraZeneca $60.35 (3) Johnson & Johnson $164.36 (4) BioNTech $333.48 (5) Moderna $430.14. Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: -(1) Pfizer $43.89 (2) AstraZeneca $55.56 (3) Johnson & Johnson $164.75 (4) BioNTech $359.18 (5) Moderna $430.05.
  83. 2021 Friday N: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $87.16 (2) General Dynamics: $197.42 (3) Boeing: $221.39 (4) Lockheed Martin: $349.52 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $355.70.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: Raytheon: $83.39 (2) General Dynamics: $195.12 (3) Boeing: $213.36 (4) Lockheed Martin: $340.98 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $350.24.  
  84. 2021 Friday N: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $34.76 (2) DuPont: $68.25 (3) Honeywell: $219.99 (4) 3M: $181.04 (5) Teijen: $1,616.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: Ansell Ltd.: $36.01 (2) DuPont: $68.91 (3) Honeywell: $218.49 (4) 3M: $181.49 (5) Teijen: $1,656.00.
  85. 2021 Friday O: Artificial (Fake) Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News- (1) Beyond Meat: $109.69 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.78 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $26.10.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Beyond Meat: $112.95 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.56 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $27.57.
  86. 2021 Friday P: 2020 Election Audit– Arizona today presented the findings of the 2020 Election Audit and President Donald J. Trump says that the FAKE NEWS already is spinning the findings as proof that Joe Biden ‘won’ the 2020 Presidential Election.   The findings show that large numbers of anomalies occurred in the 2020 Presidential and General Elections that require answers.  Thus, the Arizona Senate has sent the full report to state Attorney General Mark Brnovich in the hope that this RINO renegade will do something about it.
  87. 2021 Friday Q: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden’s outrage continues to grow over what he saw occurring on the U.S.-Mexico border what with mounted U.S. Border Patrol agents trying to corral thousands of fleeing HAITIAN INVADERS and has vowed that he is going to ‘make them pay.’  NOT the HAITIAN INVADERS but the U.S. Border Patrol agents.  Wow.  WTF is going on in our country.  Not only did Biden speak out on incident, BUT DHS Secretary Alejandro ALSO Mayorkas blamed the actions of the Border Patrol on- wait for it- systemic racism.  However, Rep. Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, blasted Mayorkas’ comments as both ‘asinine’ and ‘arrogant.’
  88. 2021 Friday R: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– As more and more media folks continue asking some problematic questions regarding Hunter Biden’s art ‘deals,’ the Biden regime continues clamping down on NOT answering these particularly important questions.  Next, Joe Biden concedes budget talks have hit a roadblock and admits that the $3.5 trillion infrastructure and the budget reconciliation bill may ‘take a while.’
  89. : Joe Biden Regime News I– U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo says that the ‘U.S. getting into the chip-manufacturing business will help alleviate the shortage in this and in other friendly countries.’  Secretary Raimondo, you had better spend more time figuring how to get container ships into the L.A. and Long Beach, California, ports.  The vessels are backing up which means the American people are going to be suffering similar shortages of products as are the beleaguered Brits.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden won’t assert executive privilege when it comes to protecting court documents associated with President Donald J. Trump.
  90. 2021 Friday T: Political News I– Fox News has once again brought shame upon itself with the banning of “America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani as well as his son Andrew, AND former NYPD Police Commissioner Bernie Kerik from appearing on the network.  Wow.  Talk about sliding over to the Dark Side, folks- wow.  Meanwhile, after the Democrats in the House passed their bill that will allow women to terminate the life of their babies at all stages of development and even after birth, Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, began heckling the jubilant Dems as they spoke with the press.  Frozen-faced Debbie Dingell, DS-MI 12th congressional district took offense and the two began shouting at one another.  The gist of the conversation was ‘do something about the border instead of murdering babies in the womb.’
  91. 2021 Friday U: U.S. House of Representatives News I– The U.S. House of Representatives voted 420-9 to provide $1 billion to Israel with which to beef up its Iron Dome missile defense system.  Here the names of those who opposed giving money to Israel with which to defend its people from terrorist attacks: Rep. Cori “The Bitch” Bush, DS-MO 1st congressional district; Rep. André Carson, DS-IN 7th congressional district; Rep. Raúl Grijalva, DS-AZ 3rd congressional district; Rep. Marie Newman, DS-IL 3rd congressional district, Rep. Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, DS-MN 5th congressional district, Rep. Ayanna “Chrome Dome” Pressley, DS-MA 7th congressional district, and Rep. Rashida “Foul Mouth” Tlaib, DS-MN 13th congressional district.  Two other Democrats- both lacking the balls to commit themselves to voting against the world’s sole Jewish state- were Rep. Sandy “The Fly” Cortez, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th congressional district, and the notorious Rep. Hank “Flat Top” Johnson, DS-GA 4th congressional district, voted ‘present.’  One Republican joined the ranks of “NO” votes- Rep. Thomas Massie, R-KY 4th congressional district, voted against the funding because of his opposition to foreign aid of any kind.  One final Republican- Rep. Debbie Lesko, R-AZ 8th congressional district- is at home awaiting surgery to remove her gallbladder.  The Dems who voted against supporting Israel (or who lacked balls to vote NO) are the usual, far-left, anti-American, anti-Semitic, riffraff.
  92. 2021 Friday V: U.S. Military News– The Pentagon announced today that it knows the identity of the ‘ISIS-K bomber who carried out the bombing at the Hamid Karzai International Airport last month killing 13 U.S. servicemembers outright and wounding God knows how many others.  Uh, we hate to say this but Mr. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark A. (Asshole) Milley, you said this LAST time and you murdered a family of 10, the patriarch of which was an ally of the United States.  Dude, just STFU.
  93. 2021 Friday W: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– Baltimore, Maryland, has reached a deplorable statistic today what with the arrival at 250 homicides for the year so far.  Wow.   Next, we learned today that the mass shooter at the Kroger’s store in Collierville, Tennessee, was a third-party vendor, 29-year-old UK Thang.  He shot one person dead, wounded 14 others, and then turned the gun on himself when law enforcement was closing in on his POS ass.   Elsewhere, former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin- convicted of killing dope head George Floyd last year- is seeking to overturn his unfair conviction.
  94. 2021 Friday X: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– Even though Pope Francis has begged U.S. Catholic leaders NOT to go all out against Pro-Death politicians, San Francisco archbishop of the Archdiocese of San Francisco- Salvatore J. Cordileone continues blasting Pro-Death advocate U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, one of the strongest voices in the United States for the murder of the unborn.  This woman is going to burn in hell.
  95. 2021 Friday Y: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1697 what with a $20 million jackpot on the line: 17, 21, 27, 43, 56, and Mega 15.  Out of 55,802 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $3,686.  In Washington state, FOUR people had FOUR numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $500 apiece.
  96. 2022 Saturday: Observation of the Day– Yesterday, we began discussing the disaster befalling our country thanks to “Gropin’ Joe” Biden’s open border policy.  As you know, our blog is located in Kern County, California, and we have loads of illegal aliens here, more than we want or can handle.  Whenever we go to the store, we have to go in groups to beat them out of the way lest they attack, assault, or rob us.  At our eatery downtown, we have a security guard at both the front and backdoors to prevent them from entering our establishment and panhandling.  No one wants them, no one asked them to come, and whatever happens to them is of no concern to us.  Here is what illegal aliens do: first, they cut down the lack of affordable housing because Sacramento, Catholic Charities, and Democratic Party operatives scoop up rental houses and apartments so as to house these invaders.  All the while, more and more homeless Americans are living on the street.  Second, food prices are UP thanks to food banks being depleted, less food to go around, needy Americans go under-or-unfed while illegals get fat, plump, and listless.  Third, since we must educate all kids, education scores have dropped precipitously thanks to classrooms being overloaded with illegal alien brats who should be scooped up and deported ASAP.  Fourth, crime rates go up, robberies, rapes, assaults, kidnappings, drunken driving accidents and deaths, homicides, all of them go up.  Americans do not wish to go out at night because of the illegal alien criminals roaming the streets.  We close early so we can guard our homes at night because the illegals are all over the place, breaking in, jacking cars, stealing costly and irreplaceable catalytic converters.  We must regain control of our border and we must begin deporting ALL of this human fecal matter NOW.  Let me know what you think- Chef Kilgore Randalini.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0962 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Deep Purple.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

Cheap Trick returned on June 27, 1990, with “Busted.”  The album attempted to recreate the success of the previous offering, “Lap of Luxury,” but failed in that endeavor.  Still, Epic Records could have tossed in the towel and gotten behind let’s say, ‘a Robin Zander’ solo career but thankfully did not go down that road as other record labels have with other acts.  One of the most notable of these sell-outs is Three Dog Night booting out its quartet of musicians so the three vocalists could rake in more bucks via using backup musicians which signaled the downhill slide for them.  Likewise, the record label of Jo Jo Gunne after four albums told vocalist Jay Ferguson to boot out his other three band members and to then embark on a solo career.  Good as it was, it was not ‘The Gunne.’  We have the same quartet of veteran musicians on this album- Nielsen, Zander, Carlos, and Petersson joined by some musical guests.  We hope you will look for this album as it is a worthy addition to your collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-approved music.  Enjoy.

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[i] We are not sure when we will promote the music of Oakland’s Tower of Power, but you can be sure that we will do so when we begin promoting the music of funk-rock, horn-powered bands.  However, when we do, we suspect we will do the music of Chicago, Loading Zone, and Blood, Sweat & Tears, so please stick around and see what happens.

[ii] This would indeed become a massive disaster for the Democrats, but we could think of no one better than to have fecal matter all over their puckered-up faces.

[iii] It’s important to note, however, that the national unemployment rate has dropped to 12.6 million Americans out of work.  Signs are things are recovering.  We also learned that new home sales are the highest in 14 years.

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

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

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

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

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

260. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2022

Back in early summer 1914, NO one anywhere around the world believed that an event in the far-away Balkans had the potential to spark a global catastrophe and yet by summer’s end, three-quarters of the globe was locked in the deadly embrace of war. Question is, does the conflict in Ukraine possess the same spark potential as did the assassination of Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his beloved wife, Sophie? Take out Putin NOW!

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260. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2022:

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day / National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Back in early summer 1914, NO one anywhere around the world believed that an event in the far-away Balkans had the potential to spark a global catastrophe and yet by summer’s end, three-quarters of the globe was locked in the deadly embrace of war.  Question is, does the conflict in Ukraine possess the same spark potential as did the assassination of Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his beloved wife, Sophie?  Take out Putin NOW!

Vice President Spiro T. Agnew; U.S. Supreme Court Associate and Chief Justices John Rutledge and Warren E. Burger; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II, Hugo Black, and David Souter; U.S. Attorneys General Alberto Gonzales and (Acting AG) Paul Clement; U.S. Secretaries of Defense James Forrestal and Robert A. Lovett; U.S. Interior Secretary Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II; U.S. Senator Charles “Chuck” Grassley; Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumors” CD:

  1. 642 Saturday: Jihadists conquer Alexandria, Egypt, and in so doing, they destroy the great library located there much to the future chagrin of the world.
  2. 1394 Wednesday: By decree from King Charles VI, ALL Jews must leave France as soon as possible, never to return.
  3. 1550 Sunday: In Rome, Lazio, Papal States, future 233rd Roman Catholic Pope Paul V is born Camillio Borghese.  He would assume his pontifical robes on May 16, 1605 and would guide his global flock from that day until January 28, 1621.
  4. 1595 Sunday: Pope Clement VIII recognizes King Henry IV as the legitimate ruler of France.
  5. 1730 Sunday: Under the command of Mahmud I, troops loyal to him stage a coup, forcing Sultan Ahmed III to flee for his life.
  6. 1739 Thursday: In Charleston, S.C., the second overall justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, John Rutledge, is born.  President George Washington would nominate him to serve on the high court and Rutledge, once confirmed, served from February 15, 1790, to March 05, 1791.  After he retired, President George Washington nominated him to be chief justice and served from August 12, 1795 to December 28, 1795.
  7. 1776 Tuesday: At San Francisco, California, the Presidio begins construction as a Spanish fort.
  8. 1778 Thursday: The United States signed its first treaty with a Native American tribe, the Delaware Nation.
  9. 1787 Monday: The Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by most of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.
  10. 1796 Saturday: The farewell address of President George Washington took place before Congress on this date.
  11. 1819 Friday: First whaling ship arrives in the Hawaiian Islands.
  12. 1825 Saturday: In Eatonton, Georgia, future 49th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II, is born.  President Grover Cleveland nominated Lamar to fill the seat of Democrat-turned-Republican Associate Justice William Woods.  Lamar served from January 16, 1888, to January 23, 1893.  Prior to this, Lamar II served his nation as its 16th U.S. Interior secretary.  In this role, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 06, 1885, to January 10, 1888.
  13. 1862 Wednesday: More than 3,600 men were killed, many more wounded, captured, or left missing in the Civil War Battle of Antietam in Maryland; although the battle proved inconclusive, it effectively halted the Confederate advance into Maryland.
  14. 1908 Thursday: Lieutenant Thomas E. Selfridge of the U.S. Army Signal Corps became the first person to die in a crash of a powered aircraft, the Wright Flyer, at Fort Myer, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C.
  15. 1911 Sunday: Calbraith P. Rodgers set off from Sheepshead Bay, New York, aboard a Wright biplane to become the first pilot to travel the width of the United States.  The 49-day journey required 69 stops before he finally landed in Pasadena, California.
  16. 1917 Monday: In St. Paul, Minnesota, future 97th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 15th Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, is born.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated Burger to fill the seat of Chief Justice Earl Warren.  He served from 06-23-1969 to 09-26-1986.
  17. 1920 Friday: At Canton, Ohio, organizers form the National Football League, beginning with 12 teams, who each pay $100 to join the American Professional Football Association.
  18. 1930 Wednesday: Construction on Boulder Dam, later renamed the Hoover Dam, began in Black Canyon near Las Vegas, Nevada.
  19. 1933 Sunday: Future U.S. Senator Charles “Chuck” Grassley is born in New Hartford, Iowa, on this date.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-1981 and remains there to this day.
  20. 1934 Monday: The USSR joins the League of Nations; the dissenting votes came from the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Portugal.
  21. 1937 Friday: The first professional NFL game is played in Washington, D.C.; the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants by a score of 13-3.  Elsewhere, the likeness of President Abraham Lincoln’s head underwent dedication at Mount Rushmore.
  22. 1939 Sunday: The Soviet Union invaded Poland, more than two weeks after Nazi Germany launched its assault and in so doing, took 217,000 Poles prisoner.  Meanwhile, the German U-boat U-29 sinks the British aircraft carrier, HMS Courageous with the loss of 519 lives.  Elsewhere, future 105th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Souter, is born in Melrose, Massachusetts.  President Ronald Reagan nominated Judge Souter to fill the seat of Democrat William J. Brennan; Souter served from October 03, 1990, to June 29, 2009.
  23. 1944 Sunday: Operation Market Garden begins as a British airborne division land behind the lines at Arnhem, Netherlands.  After initial success, however, the German troops in the area regrouped and destroyed or captured much of the Allied force.    
  24. 1947 Wednesday: The first secretary of defense—James V. Forrestal—took the oath of office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until March 28, 1949.
  25. 1951 Monday: The fourth U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett assumed office on this day.  A Republican, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until January 20, 1953.
  26. 1959 Thursday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev traveled by train from Washington, D.C., to New York City, where he received a low-key welcome from New Yorkers.  Meanwhile on the other side of the nation, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.
  27. 1962 Monday: U.S. space officials announced the selection of nine new astronauts, including Neil A. Armstrong, who became the first man to step onto the moon.
  28. 1963 Tuesday: “The Fugitive”—starring David Janssen—premiered on ABC-TV on this date.  
  29. 1964 Thursday: The James Bond movie, “Goldfinger,” starring Sean Connery, premiered in London.  The fantasy sitcom “Bewitched” starring Elizabeth Montgomery, debuted on ABC-TV.
  30. 1970 Thursday: Jordan’s King Hussein initiates military action to drive the PLO thugs out of his country along with all Palestinians because they have been nothing but trouble for the desert kingdom.
  31. 1971 Friday: Citing health reasons, Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black, 85, retired.  Lewis F. Powell succeeded Justice Black and then eight days following his announcement, Black died.
  32. 1972 Sunday: “M*A*S*H” premiered on CBS-TV on this date.
  33. 1976 Friday: NASA unveiled the space shuttle Enterprise in Palmdale, California.
  34. 1977 Saturday: Fleetwood Mac’s[i] “Rumors” album is #1 for the 19th straight week on the pop music charts.
  35. 1978 Sunday: After meeting at Camp David, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat signed a framework for a peace treaty.
  36. 1980 Wednesday: The Solidarity labor movement begins in Poland.
  37. 1983 Saturday: Vanessa Williams, as Miss New York, became the first black woman to win the crown of Miss America.  Meanwhile, Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox broke Hank Aaron’s major league record when he started his 3,299th game.
  38. 1984 Monday: Reggie Jackson hit his 500th career home run.  It was exactly 17 years from the day he hit his first major league home run.  Elsewhere, 9,706 immigrants became naturalized citizens when Vice President George H. W. Bush administered the swearing-in, making them the largest group to become U.S. citizens at any one time.  Finally, Gordon P. Getty became the richest person in the United States with his fortune at $4.1 billion.
  39. 1987 Thursday: The city of Philadelphia, birthplace of the U.S. Constitution, threw a big party to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the historic document; in a speech at Independence Hall, President Ronald Reagan acclaimed the framing of the constitution as a milestone “that would profoundly and forever alter not just these United States but the world.”
  40. 1990 Monday: The Soviet Union and Saudi Arabia restore diplomatic ties between their two nations.
  41. 1991 Tuesday: The United Nations admits the following nations: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, North and South Korea, the Marshal Islands and Micronesia.
  42. 1992 Thursday: The National Football League decides to suspend the World Football League—good riddance!  Elsewhere, Lawrence Walsh called a halt to his probe of the Iran-Contra scandal.  The investigation had continued for 5.5 years.  What a waste of taxpayer money!
  43. 1994 Saturday: Heather Whitestone of Alabama was crowned the first deaf Miss America.
  44. 1995 Sunday: Hong Kong held its final legislative election before Communist China took over control of the British Crown Colony.
  45. 1996 Tuesday: The 39th Vice President of the United States— Republican Spiro Agnew who served January 20, 1969, to October 10, 1973—died on this date in Berlin, Maryland, at age 77.
  46. 1997 Wednesday: Northern Ireland’s main Protestant party joined in the ongoing peace talks.  It was the first time that all the major players in the peace process had come together at one time.
  47. 1999 Friday: President Bill Clinton lifted restrictions on trade, travel, and banking imposed on North Korea a half-century earlier, rewarding it for AGREEING- not doing- to stop missile tests. 
  48. 2001 Monday: Six days after 9/11, stock prices nosedived but stopped short of collapse in an emotional, flag-waving reopening of Wall Street; the Dow Jones industrial average ended the day down 684.81 at 8,920.70.
  49. 2004 Friday: San Francisco’s Barry Bonds hit the 700th home run of his career, joining Babe Ruth (714) and Hank Aaron (755) as the only players to reach the milestone (San Francisco beat San Diego, 4-1).
  50. 2007 Monday: The 80th U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales left office on this date and his replacement- Acting U.S. Attorney General Paul Clement- assumed office.  Gonzales, a Republican, served under President George W. Bush from February 03, 2005, until today.  Clement, also a Republican, served from today until tomorrow.
  51. 2010 Friday: A drill reaches 33 Chilean miners trapped underground after the 2010 Copaiapo mining accident that happened on August 05 of that year. 
  52. 2011 Saturday: A demonstration of leftist nuts called Occupy Wall Street began in New York, prompting similar protests by the little Marxist snowflakes around the U.S. and across the world.
  53. 2012 Monday: To ease economic sanctions on Myanmar, Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi embarks on a 17-day tour of the United States.  Meanwhile, Swedish forensic scientists studying the DNA of a rapist announce they found no conclusive evidence that it belonged to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.  Swedish authorities have been after him because a woman accused the famed journalist of rape. 
  54. 2013 Tuesday: Rockstar Games releases the fifth installment of the “Grand Theft Auto” videogame series is released by, which nets $800 million on the day it is launched.
  55. 2014 Wednesday: President Xi Jinping of China begins a visit to India today to discuss strengthening economic relations and potentially resolving disputes regarding segments of the border between the two nations.  Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at an all-time high of 17,156.  
  56. 2015 Thursday: NOAA- the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports- much to the delight of the Green Meanies (Environmentalists) that 2015’s summer months in the Northern Hemisphere were the ‘hottest ever.’  Uh, okay…
  57. 2016 Saturday:  An Islamist POS sets off an IED in the Chelsea section of New York City that injures 29 citizens.  
  58. 2017 Sunday:  WWE Hall of Famer Bobby “The Brain” Heenan dies of throat cancer at the age of 72.  Besides being a famed wrestler, he also served as a color commentator on wrestling broadcasts as well as a pro-wrestler manager.  God bless him.
  59. 2018 Monday:  According to On This Day, in the city of Kaya in Burkina Faso, 50 girls turn up at local hospitals thanks to botched female genital mutilation surgeries.  Go out and find the scumbags who harmed these girls and murder them.  Enough of this barbaric crap already! 
  60. 2019 Tuesday: In Malaysia, another BIG Islamist hotspot, the government raises the age of females to 19 to keep it in line with males marrying age and to prevent child brides from being sold to older scumbags.  Meanwhile, angry teenager ‘climate activist’ Greta Thunberg tells the U.S. Congress regarding its efforts to combat ‘global warming,’ “I know you’re trying but just not hard enough.  Sorry.”  Go home, Greta, go home and get a flipping life already![ii]
  61. 2020 Thursday: A recent poll suggests that 51-percent of ALL Americans support Black Lives Matter- the well-known criminal thug Marxist whereas 44-percent don’t.  Most people never answer pollster’s questions anymore and on this particular topic, who would?  Meanwhile, last week’s first-time jobless claims were at 860,000, 33 thousand less than the previous week.  More people are returning to work and if the fascist governors of California and New York would reopen, unemployment would be plummeting.  Elsewhere, in November, the number of voters voting by mail is expected to be at 80-percent and the Brennan Center for Justice suggests that incidents of voter fraud are between 0.00004-0.00009-percent.  Uh, okay.  New Jersey election officials announce they found 16,000 mail-in ballots from an election in July that mysteriously turned up but did not- we repeat, did not (so they say) alter the election.  Folks, this is all BULLS**T.  The same things have occurred in Pennsylvania and in North Carolina which should inform EVERYONE that this system of voting is fraught with all manner of danger.
  62. 2020 Thursday A: The GOP is fearful of losing the U.S. Senate in November what with Maine’s Susan Collins at 42-percent while her Democratic challenger, Sarah Gideon is at 54-percent.  It is important to note that Maine has one of the most corrupt and crooked methods of electing people, that those who win on Election Day typically lose a couple of weeks later.  Meanwhile, in South Carolina’s senatorial election, GOP Senator Lindsey Graham and his Democratic Party challenger Jaime Gideon are in a dead heat at 48-percent apiece.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Department of Justice announces that it is looking into possible civil and/or criminal charges against officials in cities that abrogated their duties of protecting life, liberty, and property, what all elected leaders are charged to do, defend the U.S., and state constitutions and to enforce all laws, especially those protecting the people.   
  63. 2020 Thursday B: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Democrat, raised the top tax rate to 10.75-percent, the highest rate in the nation which is going to drive even more people out of the state and will then fall atop the lower classes to pay.  Insane.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation at the National Archives today that creates the 1776 Commission, designed to promote positives about the United States, its founding, its history, and its heroes, including slaveowner Cesar Rodney who was the deciding vote on passing the U.S. Constitution.  Friends, we cannot judge people of the past by the standards of today.  Remember that.  Meanwhile, President Trump is encouraging the PAC 10 to begin playing football like the BIG 10.  Speaking of football, tonight’s Thursday Night Football game is between the Cincinnati Bengals v. the Cleveland Browns.  The Browns won 35-30.
  64. 2020 Thursday C: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever, Chi-Com Virus- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 29,994,772 confirmed cases, +338,268, 942,989, confirmed deaths, +6,084, and 20,375,450 confirmed recoveries, +229,062.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,743,733 confirmed cases, up 39,608 from yesterday’s reporting, 200,229 confirmed deaths, UP 932, and 3,649,836 confirmed recoveries, UP 13,258.  Here are the stats for Israel now that Mo is living there: 172,322 confirmed cases, 1,165 confirmed deaths, and 125,671 confirmed recoveries. 
  65. 2020 Thursday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 773,318 confirmed cases, 14,716 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 11,052 confirmed cases, 103 confirmed deaths, and 4,105 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 84,810 confirmed cases, 2,113 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Texas- currently, they have 706,034 confirmed cases, 14,803 confirmed deaths, and 590,837 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Greg Abbot for being honest with the American people.
  66. 2020 Thursday E: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals- We had a FAIRLY LARGE SELL-OFF today.  Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,901.98, DOWN 130.40 points (-0.47%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,910.28, DOWN 140.19 points (-1.27%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,357.01, DOWN 28.48 points (-0.84%).  Price of GOLD: $1,953.80 per troy oz., +3.90 (+0.20%).  Here is the price of SILVER: $27.29 per troy oz., +0.19 (+0.70%).  Price of PLATINUM: $939.60 per troy oz., +8.70 (+0.93%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,339.50 per troy oz., +1.00 (+0.04%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.08 per #, +0.0125 (+0.41%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.04, +0.07 (+0.17%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.76 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.  Conversely, one dollar U.S. = 29.12 Taiwanese dollars.
  67. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 228,399,655 confirmed cases, +635,208, 4,692,637 confirmed deaths, +11,050 and 204,973,094 confirmed recoveries, +566,856. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 42,799,907 confirmed cases, UP 181,318 from yesterday’s reporting, 690,714 confirmed deaths, UP 3,818, [iii] and 32,434,166 confirmed recoveries, UP 79,598. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [iv]   
  68. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 372,260 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 31,818 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  69. 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: 4,542,385 confirmed cases, 67,960 confirmed deaths, and 2,391,472 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,530,742 confirmed cases, 50,817 confirmed deaths, and 2,435,928 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 74,437 confirmed cases, 694 confirmed deaths, and 73,743 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 623,769 confirmed cases, 7,264 confirmed deaths, and 262,878 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Georgia: they have 1,525,114 confirmed cases, 24,577 confirmed deaths, and 1,110,783 confirmed recoveries. [v]  
  70. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,211,443 confirmed cases, 7,494 confirmed deaths, and 1,122,876 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Solomon Islands, 215th area on the list: 20 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 20 confirmed recoveries. [vi]     
  71. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,584.88, DOWN 166.44 points (-0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,043.97, DOWN 137.96 points (-0.91%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,432.99, DOWN 40.76 points (-0.91%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.96 per barrel, -0.65 (-0.90%).  The price of GOLD is $1,753.90 per troy oz., -2.80 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $22.36 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.90%).  The price of PLATINUM is $930.90 per troy oz, +7.60 (+0.82%) while the price of COPPER is $4.24 per pound, -0.04 (-0.97%).[vii].  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,016.27 per troy oz., -17.314 (-0.85%). The price of RHODIUM is $12,350.20 per troy oz., -1,100.00 (-9.78%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $782,500.00 per CNY/T, +17,500.00 (+2.29%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,886.15 per USD/T, -60.85 (-0.24%). [viii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.02    In Gibraltar Pound, one greenback equals 0.73 and in Guatemalan Quetzal, a buck equal 7.72 and in Guinean Franc, one dollar equals 9,727.00 of theirs. [ix]        
  72. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.391 per gallon, $3.100 in Florida, $4.075 in Hawaii, and $3.869 in Washington state. [x]    Let us look at one other Iowa: $3.005.  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- Ireland: $6.877 per U.S. Gallon.[xi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,773,041,296,077 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xii]  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 next largest holder of U.S. debt is Belgium with $253 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  73. 2021 Friday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News– Rep. Dan Meuser, R-PA 9th congressional district, says the ‘GOP is going to get answers on this supposed ‘humanitarian aid’ to the Taliban.’  The Biden regime claims the ‘humanitarian aid of hundreds of millions of dollars was in the pipeline under President Donald J. Trump.’  Bullshit.  Meanwhile, Rep. Greg Steube, R-FL 17th congressional district, says that a ‘reckoning is coming from the House GOP on Afghanistan.’
  74. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– The world-famous ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border for 176 days and Day No. 83 since her singular visit to view the problem.  What a disaster.
  75. 2021 Friday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– We learned today that a pro-Chi-Com group has infiltrated Wikipedia and is inserting- wait for it- pro-Chi-Com propaganda across the ‘questionable site.’ Meanwhile, Canadian Prime Minister (and son of one of the Rolling Stones) Justin Trudeau is on the defensive as his ‘snap election’ seems to be going against HIM and HIS PARTY.  The Canadian people are tired of this limp-wristed cross-dressing pansy, and we hope they don’t use the Dominion Voting Systems machines in the upcoming election.  Finally, France continues to be upset over the snub by the new clique of Australia, United Kingdom, and the U.S. and has recalled its ambassadors from Australia, and the U.S.
  76. 2021 Friday I: Health and Medical Alerts– The U.S. is going to allot $2.1 billion to infection control, meaning it’s going to give money to hospitals to help control infections.  Question: WHY weren’t you doing this already?  Sounds like another portion of the money-go-round.  Meanwhile, in another devastating blow to the Biden regime, by a vote of 16-2, the Food and Drug Administration rejects the call for a THIRD booster shot.  It recommends the need only for those most at risk due to age and/or health issues.
  77. 2021 Friday J: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $43.89 (2) AstraZeneca $55.56 (3) Johnson & Johnson $164.75 (4) BioNTech $359.18 (5) Moderna $430.05.  Here is what the stock prices were a week ago today: (1) Pfizer $45.59 (2) AstraZeneca $56.26 (3) Johnson & Johnson $166.97 (4) BioNTech $349.19 (5) Moderna $449.38.  Some fluctuations here in ups and downs regarding the prices.
  78. 2021 Friday K: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $83.39 (2) General Dynamics: $195.12 (3) Boeing: $213.36 (4) Lockheed Martin: $340.98 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $350.24.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Raytheon: $83.00 (2) General Dynamics: $201.60 (3) Boeing: $210.30 (4) Lockheed Martin: $345.88 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $354.10.
  79. 2021 Friday L: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $36.01 (2) DuPont: $68.91 (3) Honeywell: $218.49 (4) 3M: $181.49 (5) Teijen: $1,656.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: Ansell Ltd.: $36.30 (2) DuPont: $70.49 (3) Honeywell: $222.37 (4) 3M: $184.55 (5) Teijen: $1,666.00.
  80. 2021 Friday M: Artificial (Fake) Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $112.95 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.56 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $27.57. Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Beyond Meat: $112.90 (2) Maple Leaf Farms-Tofurkey: $21.42.  (We were only following two).
  81. 2021 Friday N: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump says what everyone else is thinking, that tomorrow’s ‘Justice for J6 Rally’ is going to be a setup.  We believe that tomorrow’s affair is going to be a “Mumbles” Pelosi setup what with loads of FBI informants, Antifa and Black Lives Matter infiltrators, and that anyone who does not want to end up in the D.C. gulag with the other 400-plus poor souls would be wise to avoid the nation’s capital.  Meanwhile, President Trump blasts one of the losers who voted to impeach him- retiring Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, RINO-OH 16th congressional district, by saying that the Rep.’s vote to impeach him was ‘very stupid.’  It was.  Look at what is happening to the losers who voted to impeach the 45th president.  One by one, they are losing support, becoming impotent, and will soon all be gone.
  82. 2021 Friday O: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden is weighing executive privilege in releasing documents related to President Donald J. Trump and the events of January 06, 2021.  Speaking of slobbering Joe, his approval ratings have imploded down to 44-percent- his lowest yet- which means in reality, the loser’s polls are nearer 34-30-percent than they are 44-percent.  Newsmax host Rob Finnerty says, ‘bye-bye Bide, the future we all knew was coming and didn’t want to admit.’ Meanwhile, in another slap to the feeble dictator, two large polluter nations were absent from Joe Biden’s follow-up climate summit.  Finally, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry says that ‘Joe Biden’s mandate regarding businesses forcing employees to get the Chi-Com vaccinations is divisive and that it undermines doctors.’
  83. 2021 Friday P: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime has interceded in the Purdue Pharma company settlement wanting to go after them some more.  In other Biden regime-related news, the impotent U.S. Secretary of State Anthony “Bullshit” Blinken deleted a tweet that said, “The U.S. stands with Hong Kong.”  Chi-Coms didn’t like that, eh?  Next- in something that sounds mighty unconstitutional to most of us here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM, the Biden regime is cutting off the supply of monoclonal antibodies to Red States.
  84. 2021 Friday Q: Joe Biden Regime News II– Nineteen days after blowing up an Afghan ally of the United States and nine members of his family for being the ‘one’ who plotted and carried out the August 27, 2021, suicide bombing that killed 13 American servicemen-and-women, the Pentagon was forced to announce that it had erred taking ‘Taliban intel’ and blowing up this poor man and his family sight unseen.  Oooh, the mighty United States, whacking and stacking God knows who just as it did during the heady days of Obama-Biden.  Still, the Biden regime has better things to do- the U.S. Department of Justice is reviewing the way it holds ‘tranny prisoners’ in federal prisons.
  85. 2021 Friday R: Nancy Pelosi’s January 06-2021 False Flag Operation– Served papers yesterday while on a live radio program conducting an interview, famed political strategist Roger Stone said ‘there’s NO evidence supporting the lawsuit against him’ regarding U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the geriatric, nonagenarian leader of the House, and her claims of being behind the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021.  We believe you, Roger.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has okayed ‘100 National Guard troops to be on scene for the Saturday rally.’
  86. 2021 Friday S: Political News I– The Republican National Committee has released a new ad showing the countless times that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci has lied, flipflopped, or laid bull crap on the American people. Ronna McDaniel- chair of the RNC- says that ‘Joe Biden’s COVID-19 mandates are the results of his far too many failures.’  Next, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, says that ‘Joe Biden has NO business forcing COVID-19 mandates on the American people.’  Amen. 
  87. 2021 Friday T: Political News II– Axios reported today- to the dismay of the Biden regime- that under no circumstances will Senator Joe Manchin, D- W. VA, will vote ‘YES’ on the $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill.  Good.  Elsewhere, Arkansas senatorial candidate and U.S. Army veteran Jake Bequette says that the massive crowds attending college football games shows that the American people are ready to return to their lives.  The government had better pay attention to this. 
  88. 2021 Friday U: Political News III– Thirteen hardcore leftist Dems are pushing for expanded unemployment benefits in the infrastructure and budget reconciliation bills.  Meanwhile, Health and Human Services tells Texas abortion providers, “We got your backs.”  Elsewhere, Rep. “Shtupping Steny” Hoyer, D-MD 5th congressional district, says that the House will hold a vote so as to avoid imminent government default and subsequent shutdown.  Elsewhere, as mobs of illegal alien invaders swarm under the Del Rio, Texas, bridge, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that the “National Guard should be deployed to maintain order under and along that bridge as a swarm of 10,000 or more Haitian ‘asylum seekers’ mills about there.
  89. 2021 Friday V: U.S. Military News– As outrage continues to grow regarding Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark A. (Asshole) Milley and his phone calls with the Chi-Coms, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien say the ‘NSA had NO intel suggesting anything that disingenuous fiction author Bob Woodward says in his new book, “Peril,” existed.  Mr. Woodward says that ‘General Milley called the Chi-Coms to warn them that he would warn them should Trump decide to nuke them in his final days.’  Gen. Milley must face courts marshal for being a traitor.
  90. 2021 Friday W: Business News– Ford Motor Company claims the demand for its EV Ford 150 electric trucks is so great that they are going to invest $250 million to increase production and add another 450 jobs in three plants in Michigan to meet this incredible demand.  Wow.  Meanwhile, Tesla is going to work with regulators on data security, something of which, they seem to have problems.
  91. 2021 Friday X: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– After many years, ‘jinx’ multi-millionaire Robert Durst finally was found guilty of murdering his best friend.  Meanwhile, the judge in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse- accused of murdering two Antifa POS- said that the prosecution cannot bring up ties between Mr. Rittenhouse and the patriotic organization, the Proud Boys.
  92. 2021 Friday Y: Big Tech News– Get this: the arbiter of what’s ‘true’ on the Internet, Google, and Apple, have removed imprisoned critic of Vladimir Putin- Alexei Navalny’s ‘tactical voting app’ designed to mobilize the Russian people to fight back against the new communist dictator, Mr. Putin.  Meanwhile, Chi-Com intelligence gathering app- TikTok- has a new problem, the so-called ‘devious licks challenge’ that encourages American school-aged kids to break the law via vandalism.  Isn’t it about time we began nuking these sons of bitches?
  93. 2021 Friday Z: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Sadly, the final Sears (and Roebuck) store- north of Chicago, Illinois- is set to close on November 14, 2021.  What a tragedy of mismanagement, not knowing its customers any longer, and being unable to morph with the times.  Sad, extremely sad, it did not have to happen.
  94. 2021 Friday AA: New York State News– Freshman Governor Kathy Hochul, D-NY, has given the people of her state a big gift: 191 freed inmates.  Meanwhile, three people went off on a New York City eatery host for requesting proof of vaccination before allowing them to enter.
  95. 2021 Friday BB: Texas State News– Another Texas death row inmate has had his execution delayed over religious freedom claims.  Meanwhile, Governor Greg Abbott signed a $1.8 billion infrastructure bill to continue erecting the Trump border wall.  The governor said, ‘Joe Biden’s failures to do his job guarding the border has forced Texas to do the federal government’s job at protecting the border and its citizens.’  Meanwhile, state Representative Matt Krause, Republican, is going to primary sitting Attorney General Ken Paxton in 2022.
  96. 2021 Friday CC: Moron News I– Campus Reform students sign a petition to abolish the U.S. Constitution because it’s racist, doesn’t recognize gays, trannys, and people of color.  In other ‘moron news,’ U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-12th congressional district, a person whom capitalism has benefitted immensely, jumped on the socialist train while overseas and says that ‘capitalism has not served the U.S. well.’
  97. 2021 Friday DD: Whacked-Out News of the Day– Today, Los Angeles, California, was announced to be the ‘Bedbug capital of the United States.’  Now that’s a distinction that every town and city in the entire United States covets.  Wow. No wonder we no longer like going to the city of (Fallen) Angels.
  98. 2021 Friday EE: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1695 what with a $400 million jackpot on the line: 17, 32, 40, 59, 61, and Mega 18.  Out of 130,606 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $17,613 apiece.
  99. 2021 Saturday: Observation of the Day– This past Tuesday, Greta Van Susteren had John “Perpetual War” Bolton on her show on Newsmax and the two discussed the possibility of Vladimir Putin resorting to tactical nukes on the battlefield in Ukraine.   Look, if Adolf Hitler had nukes in 1944 or 1945, he would have used them against Great Britain and Russia for sure and the against U.S. if he could have delivered them.  That little cave-dwelling, slope-headed cretin Vladimir Putin sure as heck does have nukes and if he is facing Armageddon, then so will his enemies.  He already has severed energy supplies to the stupid-assed Europeans who came to depend upon him the same way American leaders delivered our country into the pockets of Xi Jinping.  We could be on the cusp of a global catastrophe much like the world was in early summer 1914 because back then, NO one believed that a far-off conflict in Eastern Europe could envelop almost all of the world in its horrifying embrace.  Yet, by the end of the year, three-quarters of the world was involved in the worst bloodletting the globe had ever seen. Serbia is not that far away from Ukraine so it’s easy to see how just the right spark- like a strike on one of Ukraine’s nuclear power plants- could be the spark of the End Times.  Let us pray that someone dispatches Vladimir Putin and soon so we can avoid just such an outcome.  Chef James “Jimmy” Hall.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0955 a 5” x 7” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Lovely Rose.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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Cheap Trick next delivered a four-tune EP on June 02, 1980, the acclaimed “Found All the Parts.”  Once again, the band has the same quartet of Rick Nielsen (guitars, backing vocals), Robin Zander (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Tom Petersson (bass, backing vocals), and Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion).  Being an extended play much like a double-sided single with two tunes on either side, the band provides some awesome tunes.  First, we have a cover of the Beatles’ “Day Tripper” followed by “Can’t Hold On” followed by two more tracks, “Such a Good Girl” and “Take Me, I’m Yours.”  You can seek this one out at your favorite site for music or you can purchase the extended version of tomorrow’s offering as it has all four of these tunes added as bonus tracks.  Either way, the decision rests with you and your pocketbook.  Enjoy.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

238. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2022

I would like to say that IF the United Nations cannot find a way to stop this extremely illegal and criminal war, then the UN should disband. We should kick this corrupt and phony organization out of the United States and have them go set up shop in Beijing, another illicit, criminal-run nation. The UN obviously is a Third World bandstand for global dictators and murderers and does absolutely nothing to prevent wars, to stop wars, or to punish evildoers such as Vladimir Putin.

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238. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2022:

Women’s Equality Day (National Observance); Susan B. Anthony Day (Massachusetts)

Happy Birthday, Chef Charles!

Chef Charles Smithenstein; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture James Wilson; U.S. Attorneys General Francis Biddle and William French Smith; U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge; U.S. Interior Secretaries Thomas McKean Thompson McKennan and James Harlan; U.S. Treasury Secretary Andrew W. Mellon; U.S. Secretary of War John B. Floyd; Russian President Vladimir Putin; Soviet President Gennady Yanayev; Garbage featuring Shirley Manson, Gov’t Mule featuring Allen Woody, Great White featuring Mitch Malloy, Hawkwind featuring Nik Turner, Jethro Tull featuring Mark Craney, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles featuring Ronald “Ronnie” White, and the Velvet Underground featuring Maureen “Moe” Tucker:

  1. 55 B.C.: Roman troops under the command of Julius Caesar begin landing in Britain on this date.  The Brits would contest the landings along the shoreline and the Romans had their hands full conducting one of the first recorded amphibious invasions in history.
  2. 580 Saturday: The Chinese receive credit for inventing toilet paper.  (Note- what the f**k haven’t the Chinese ‘invented?’)
  3. 1346 Friday: At the Battle of Crecey in England, British longbow archers help to defeat French knights as does artillery cannons, used for the first time in battle.
  4. 1498 Friday: Michelangelo received a commission to make the “Pieta.”
  5. 1820 Saturday: In Clark County, Illinois, future 8th U.S. Interior Secretary James Harlan is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Andrew Johnson from May 16, 1865, to August 31, 1866.
  6. 1842 Friday: The U.S. Congress established the first fiscal year, which began on July 01.
  7. 1843 Saturday: Charles Thurber patents the typewriter.
  8. 1847 Thursday: Liberia proclaimed itself to be an independent republic.
  9. 1850 Monday: The 2nd U.S. Interior Secretary Thomas McKean Thompson McKennan left office on this date.  A Whig, he served under President Millard Fillmore from August 15, 1850, until today.
  10. 1863 Wednesday: In Abingdon, Virginia, the 24th U.S. Secretary of War John B. Floyd died at age 57.  A Democrat, he served under President James Buchannan from March 06, 1857, to December 29, 1860.
  11. 1873 Tuesday: First public kindergarten schools open in the United States at St. Louis, Missouri.
  12. 1883 Sunday: The island volcano Krakatoa began cataclysmic eruptions, leading to a massive explosion the following day.
  13. 1896 Wednesday: Armenian revolutionaries attack the Ottoman bank at Constantinople, Turkey.  Meanwhile, in the Philippines, an insurrection breaks out against Spanish authorities.
  14. 1910 Friday: Thomas Edison demonstrated for reporters an improved version of his Kinetophone, a device for showing a movie with synchronized sound.
  15. 1914 Wednesday: During the early weeks of World War I, the Germans demolish Russian forces in East Prussia at the Battle of Tannenberg.  Meanwhile, in Galicia, the Russian army steamrolls over the Austro-Hungarian troops.
  16. 1915 Thursday: During World War I, German troops occupy Brest-Litovsk, Russia.
  17. 1917 Sunday: In Wilton, New Hampshire, future 74th U.S. Attorney General William French Smith is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Ronald Reagan from January 23, 1981, to February 25, 1981.
  18. 1920 Thursday: Secretary of State, Bainbridge Colby certified the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which guaranteed American women the right to vote.  Meanwhile, in Traer, Iowa, former 4th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture James Wilson dies at age 85.  A Republican, Secretary Wilson served under Presidents William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, and William Howard Taft from March 06, 1897, to March 03, 1913.
  19. 1934 Sunday: Adolf Hitler demanded that France return the Saar region to Germany.
  20. 1935 Monday: In Newburgh, New York, future U.S. Rep. Geraldine Ferraro is born.  She would represent the 9th congressional district of the Empire State and would serve as the Democratic Party’s vice-presidential nominee with former Vice President Walter Mondale as the top of the ticket in the 1984 Presidential Election.  The Mondale-Ferraro ticket would go down in smoldering defeat to President Ronald Reagan, but she would be the first female nominee on a presidential ticket in the United States.
  21. 1937 Thursday: The final ruler of the Soviet Union–Gennady Yanayev who served from 08-19 to 08-21-1991—is born in Russia on this date.  Elsewhere, Japan blocked all shipping to China.  Meanwhile, the former 49th U.S. Treasury Secretary Andrew W. Mellon died in Southampton, New York, at age 82.  A Republican, he served under President Warren G. Harding from March 09, 1921, to February 12, 1932.
  22. 1939 Saturday: The first televised Major League Baseball games took place.  The event was a double-header between the Cincinnati Reds and the Brooklyn Dodgers.  Meanwhile, the radio program, “Arch Oboler’s Plays,” presented the NBC Symphony for the first time.
  23. 1940 Monday: Chef Charles “Smithy” Smithenstein- chef blogger at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day- is born on this date in history in Bakersfield, California.  Meanwhile, future member of the British space-rock band, Hawkwind[i]— Nik Turner (vocals, saxophones, flutes 1969-1973 / 1982-1984)—who is born in Oxford, England.
  24. 1941 Tuesday: The 58th U.S. Attorney General Francis Biddle assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman from today until June 26, 1945.
  25. 1942 Wednesday: During World War II, the Red Army launches a major offensive around Moscow, designed to drive Axis forces back.  Meanwhile, in Vichy- France, the authorities begin rounding up the Jewish population, arresting 7,000 in one day.
  26. 1944 Saturday: Bulgaria announces it is withdrawing from the Axis and will begin rounding up and disarming German troops.  Meanwhile, French General Charles de Gaulle braved the threat of German snipers, as he led a victory march in Paris, which the Allies had just liberated from Nazi occupation.  Elsewhere, Maureen “Mo” Tucker, the drummer of the original Velvet Underground[ii], is born on this date in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York.   
  27. 1945 Sunday: In Tokyo Bay, Japanese officials begin boarding the USS Missouri to receive instructions on ending World War II.  Meanwhile, in Munhall, Pennsylvania, future 1st U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge is born.  Following the events of September 11, 2001, the DHS would undergo establishment to protect the country against all such future events.  A future Republican, Secretary Ridge would serve under President George W. Bush from January 24, 2003, to February 01, 2005.
  28. 1946 Monday: George Orwell publishes “Animal Farm.” This must-read book tells the story of an animal farm that undergoes a revolution, and which then has a totalitarian, leftist regime installed.  All the animals are celebratory at first but as living and work conditions decline and as fellow animals are sent off to the knackers, it quickly dawns on the proles that the new boss is far worse than the old boss.  It is an amazing fable that applies to every communist/Marxist/socialist government that has ever existed.
  29. 1947 Tuesday: The first black Major League Baseball pitcher, Don Bankhead, hits a home run on his FIRST at-bat.
  30. 1952 Tuesday: In Minneapolis, Minnesota, future drummer with Jethro Tull[iii]– Mark Craney- is born.
  31. 1957 Monday: Soviet authorities announced that an intercontinental ballistic missile test went off as hoped.  Elsewhere, the first Edsel manufactured by the Ford Motor Company rolled off the assembly line on this date.
  32. 1958 Tuesday: Alaskans went to the polls to overwhelmingly vote for statehood.
  33. 1961 Saturday: The International Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto opened.  Meanwhile, in Dickenson, North Dakota, future vocalist with the rock band, Great White- Mitch Malloy- is born.  He would perform with the band from 2018 onward.
  34. 1964 Wednesday: President Lyndon B. Johnson was nominated for a term of office in his own right at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  35. 1966 Friday: In Edinburgh, Scotland, future vocalist with the hard-rocking band, Garbage- Shirley Manson- is born.  If you’ve not seen this band live, do yourself a favor and locate their current tour status.
  36. 1967 Saturday: European pop stars arrive at Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in India.  The Beatles, Mick Jagger, his girlfriend Marianne Faithful, and others commune with the great guru.
  37. 1968 Monday: The Democratic National Convention opened in Chicago; the four-day event that would see fellow Democrats rioting violently in the streets eventually resulted in the nomination of Hubert H. Humphrey.  The riots pitted radical anti-war demonstrators against a hyped-up Chicago Police Department, something that should happen today whenever Antifa shows up and starts a riot.
  38. 1972 Saturday: The Summer Olympics games opened in Munich, West Germany.  Elsewhere, at Memorial Auditorium in Canton, Ohio, heavyweight contender Earnie Shavers wins a 10-round unanimous decision over opponent, Venezuelan Vicente Rondón.  This put Shavers’ pro record to 40-2 while that of his opponent went to 36-8-1-2.
  39. 1973 Sunday: A U.S. Presidential Proclamation occurred on this date that made August 26 Women’s Equality Day.  It just so happened that a Republican president- Richard M. Nixon- is the man who made it happen- like everything else.
  40. 1974 Monday: Charles Lindbergh—the first man to fly solo, nonstop across the Atlantic—died at his home in Hawaii at age 72.
  41. 1975 Tuesday: At the International Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, up-and-coming heavyweight boxer, Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, wins a 10-round heavyweight bout on points by beating Charlie James.  This would put Holmes record to 16-0.
  42. 1978 Saturday: His fellow cardinals elected Cardinal Albino Luciani of Venice to become the next pope following the death of Paul VI.  The new pontiff took the name Pope John Paul I; however, he died just over a month later.  Elsewhere, Sigmund Jahn blasted off aboard the Russian Soyuz 31 and became the first German in space, albeit an East German.
  43. 1981 Wednesday: Following the shooting by North Korea of an anti-aircraft missile at a U.S. surveillance plane over South Korea, the United States reported the incident to the global community.  Frigging North Koreans!
  44. 1985 Monday: Ryan White, a 13-year-old AIDS patient, began “attending” classes at Western Middle School in Kokomo, Indiana, via telephone hook-up at his home; school officials had barred Ryan from attending classes in person.  At the time with the HIV-AIDS epidemic being so new, people were terrified at how easily the virus might be transmitted. 
  45. 1986 Tuesday: In the so-called preppie murder case, the authorities discovered 18-year-old Jennifer Levin strangled in New York’s Central Park; Robert Chambers later pleaded guilty to manslaughter and served 15 years in prison.
  46. 1987 Wednesday: The Fuller Brush Company announced plans to open two retail stores in Dallas, Texas.  For 81 years, the company sold its products door-to-door.
  47. 1990 Sunday: The 55 Americans at the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait left Baghdad by car and headed for the Turkish border.  NO one wants to be taken hostage by the barbarous Saddam Hussein.
  48. 1991 Monday: Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev promised that national elections would occur soon.
  49. 1992 Wednesday: The Gulf War Coalition imposed a “no-fly zone” over the southern third of Iraq.  The move by the U.S., France, and Great Britain was to protect Iraqi Shiite Muslims from attack by Saddam Hussein’s air forces.
  50. 1993 Thursday: A jury in in Monterey, CA, convicted Dorothea Puente of murdering three of her boardinghouse tenants; she received a sentence of life without parole and died in prison in 2011 at age 82.  
  51. 1995 Saturday: In Detroit, Michigan, longtime member of the Motown group, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles[iv]– Ronald “Ronnie” White- died at the age of 56.  
  52. 1998 Wednesday: The U.S. government announced that they were investigating Microsoft to discover if they ‘bullied” Intel into delaying technology.
  53. 2000 Saturday: In the WNBA Championship Finals, the Houston Comets beat the New York Liberty, 2 games to 0.  Elsewhere, bassist Allen Woody who played with the Southern rock band, Gov’t Mule[v], 1994-2000, died from unknown causes on this date in Queens, New York City.
  54. 2008 Tuesday: Hurricane Gustav struck Haiti, causing widespread flooding and landslides; the storm went on to kill at least 78 people in the Caribbean.   Meanwhile, Russia causing problems as they always do unilaterally recognize the breakaway republics (from Georgia) of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.  Of course, the Russians were intriguing in the two republics in the midst of a U.S. presidential election.  It’s what Vladimir Putin does like clockwork.
  55. 2010 Thursday: Israel requests that Germany arrest Klaus Carel Faber, a Nazi war criminal who had murdered 20 Jews at the Westerbork Concentration Camp during World War II.
  56. 2011 Friday: Japan’s National Police Agency reports that 90-percent of cyberattacks on its website came from IP addresses located in the People’s Republic of China.   Why would information such as this surprise anyone?  In 2019, the Chi-Coms are trying to get everyone to take their Huawei 5 G network and in 2020, various countries including the U.S. are trying to boot out their ‘social media ap’ (spying ap) TikTok.
  57. 2012 Sunday: Lydia Ko, a 15-year-old amateur golfer, wins the Canadian Women’s Open; she is the youngest winner ever on the LPGA Tour and first amateur to win since JoAnne Carner in 1969.
  58. 2013 Monday: Declassified CIA documents reveal that during the Iran-Iraq War, top Reagan administration officials gave Iraq information on the location of Iranian troops.
  59. 2014 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet during a conference in Minsk to discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine; Putin agreed to support peace, while Poroshenko promised to develop cease-fire plans.
  60. 2015 Wednesday: Alison Parker, a reporter for WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Va., and her cameraman, Adam Ward, were shot to death during a live broadcast by disgruntled former station employee, Bryce Williams (Vester Lee Flannagan II) who fatally shot himself while being pursued by police.  The murderer was a militant homosexual POS who had made unfounded charges of ‘racism’ against the station.
  61. 2016 Friday: San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick kneels for the first time in protest of the U.S. flag because of police brutality and systemic racism (and whatever else was pissing him off) prior to a game at Qualcomm Stadium against the San Diego Chargers. 
  62. 2017 Saturday: Hurricane Harvey spun into Texas, unloading extraordinary amounts of rain.  The hurricane would kill 68 people as well as damage more than 300,000 structures at an estimated cost of $125 billion.  Elsewhere, Iraq’s military said it had driven Islamic State aka Da’ish or ISIS out of 90 percent of the northern town of Tal Afar.  Meanwhile, Floyd Mayweather Jr. beats UFC fighter Conor McGregor in a boxing match in Las Vegas that was stopped by the referee in the 10th round; it was the last fight of Mayweather’s career, and it earned him an estimated $200 million.  The victory put “Pretty Boy’s” professional career stats to 50-0 while McGregor’s loss did not alter his record.
  63. 2018 Sunday: In the fist papal visit to Dublin, Ireland, since 1979, Pope Francis asks forgiveness in a speech on child abuse within the Catholic Church.   Meanwhile, new president of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa takes the oath of office.
  64. 2019 Monday: In the first trial against a large drug manufacturer with a BIG HAND in the ongoing opioid crisis, a judge orders Johnson & Johnson to fork out $572 million.  Elsewhere, in Biarritz, France, a meeting of the G7 nations agrees to pay $20 million (such a paltry amount) to help fight the horrifying forest fires devouring the Amazonian rainforest.   Meanwhile, American movie star Leonardo DiCaprio and his environmental group Earth Alliance says he- and it- will pay $5 million which is a BIG SLAP in the face to the G7 leaders.
  65. 2020 Wednesday: Basement-dwelling “Pro-China Joe” Biden says the Republican National Convention is an ‘alternate reality.’  His good pal, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi mumbles that the House will investigate Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech from Jerusalem the previous night as some sort of illegal speech.  Speaking of angry Democrats, BIG LOSER Hillary Rodham Clinton continues telling the Biden campaign “Not to concede under any circumstances on Election Day” as she believes ‘he will eventually win.”  Four years ago, she was blasting Donald J. Trump for saying he would have to ‘wait and see’ before accepting the results of the 2016 Presidential Election.  My, how times have changed.  Meanwhile, Democrats continue attacking First Lady Melania Trump for ‘not being able to speak English when she gave her speech in the White House rose garden the previous night.’  Well, many believe it’s better to have a first lady with an accent than one with a swinging dill pickle like the prior one.  Add to this the fact that Rep. Adam Schiff, D-CA, is attempting to take a second bite at the apple by demanding Deutsche Bank hand over President Trump’s financial records.   Finally, Democrats are beginning to express their dissatisfaction with “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s ‘basement strategy.’  Hell, we could have told you he wasn’t going to win if he continues on addressing the nation from his bunker.
  66. 2020 Wednesday A: In the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Laura is expected to be a Cat 4 storm when it makes landfall some time tomorrow along the Texas-Louisiana coastlines with winds up to 115 mph, 15-20 feet of storm surge, and hitting up to 60 miles inland.  In Texas, 420,000 people are evacuating as are between 200,000-250,000 people in Louisiana.  God help them.  Meanwhile, in California, wildfires have ravaged more than 36.5 million acres, an area more than 6-times the size of New York City.  Already, at least 7 lives have been lost as have countless homes and businesses.  Speaking of lost lives, after two nights of hardcore rioting and looting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, over the shooting of Jacob Blake, gunfire kills 2 and injures at least one.  Police have dragnets out for the shooters as more National Guard troops AND federal law enforcement officers arrive on scene.  Speaking of RIOTS, after 90 straight days of violent protests- and five straight nights of called ‘riots’ in Portland, Oregon, Gov. Kate Brown demands it STOPS NOW.  The Trump administration wants to send in troops and is pushing the Democrat governor to accept them.  (If you want our opinion- and we know you do, otherwise you would not be here, it’s time to round up ALL rioters and commit a Malmedy Massacre on them).  Elsewhere- on the other side of the planet- in response to a U2 surveillance flight over territory the Chi-Coms claim is their own, the Chi-Com military fires off two missiles a la North Korean-style as a form of ‘protest.’  F**k them!
  67. 2020 Wednesday B: Here are tonight’s speakers at the Republican National Convention: Lara Trump, Trump campaign senior advisor, Vice President Mike Pence, Second Lady Karen Pence, Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, Sen. Joni Ernst, R-IA, Gov. Kristi Noem, R-SD, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-TX, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-NY, former DNI and current RNC Advisor Rick Grenell, and outgoing White House Senior Advisor Kellyanne Conway.  Also speaking tonight are former Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg, National Security Advisor to Vice President Pence, retired NFL player Jack Brewer, GOP congressional candidate Madison Cawthorn, R-NC, former NFL player and current congressional candidate for Utah Burgess Owens, Michael McHale, president of National Association of Police Organizations, Associated Contract Loggers and Truckers of Minnesota Executive Director Scott Dane, and Sister Dede Byrne, medical surgeon and member of Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, and of course, possible others such as civil rights icon Clarence Henderson.  Meanwhile, Carly Fiorina tells Fox News Channel’s Neil Cavuto that she will be voting for “Pro-China Joe” Biden.  Go figure.  It’s the FACE!  Finally, the U.S. Department of Justice orders four states- New Jersey, New York, Michigan, and Pennsylvania to hand over all records related to their states sending COVID-19-infected patients into rest homes where vulnerable older citizens resided.  The death toll was horrendous among these people in each of these states.  Speaking of COVID-19, here’s today’s numbers:
  68. 2020 Wednesday C: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 24,011,502 confirmed cases, UP by 316,856 cases, 821,809 confirmed deaths, UP by 7,555 deaths, and 15,636,116 confirmed recoveries, UP by 255,012 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,899,331 confirmed cases, UP by 49,053 new cases, 181,791 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,416 new deaths, and 3,002,904 confirmed recoveries, UP by 22,300 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 c**ksuckers).
  69. 2020 Wednesday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 679,099 confirmed cases, 12,407 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 6,984 confirmed cases, 49 confirmed deaths, and 2,236 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 71,904 confirmed cases, 1,876 confirmed deaths, but like California, the palooka-faced governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, New Mexico: 24,732 confirmed number of cases, 755 confirmed number of deaths, but unlike other Blue State locales, there are 12,193 confirmed recoveries in the state.
  70. 2020 Wednesday E: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 28,331.92, UP 83.48 points (+0.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,656.06, UP 198.59 points (+1.73%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,478.73, UP 35.11 points (+1.02%).  The price of GOLD is $1,961.30 per troy oz., +8.80 (+0.45%) while the price of SILVER is $27.49 per troy ounce, +0.041 (+0.15%).  The price of PLATINUM is $945.90 per troy oz, +6.10 (+0.65%) while the price of COPPER is $2.98 per pound, +0.0145 (+0.49%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $43.35 per barrel, -0.04 (-0.09%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.89 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros.
  71. 2020 Wednesday F: Tucker Carlson reports on his show that one of the candidates for district attorney in Los Angeles is San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, someone supported by Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom who wants to abolish all jails and prisons as well as disband the police.  He also reports the truth that the upheavals in the United States are not ‘race-based’ but ‘class-based,’ the classic Marxist assault on society.   It is clear to many that this election is one in which FREEDOM goes up against COMMUNISM which means we have one choice and one choice only: DEFEAT the Democrats and everyone connected to them.  Thank you, Democratic-Socialist Party of America- the DSPA- the NEW Democratic Party, you have sold your souls and you are making it easier for us to crush you.
  72. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 215,334,933 confirmed cases, +639,531, 4,485,353 confirmed deaths, +10,007 and 192,533,417 confirmed recoveries, +509,278.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 39,276,310 confirmed cases, UP 121,109 from yesterday’s reporting, 650,778 confirmed deaths, UP 1,010, [vi] and 30,708,149 confirmed recoveries, UP 30,910.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]   
  73. 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 332,090 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 71,988 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  74. 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: 4,287,231 confirmed cases, 65,481 confirmed deaths (DOWN), and 2,251,942 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,175,740 confirmed cases, 42,731 confirmed deaths, and 2,329,520 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 58,578 confirmed cases, 573 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 544,843 confirmed cases, 6,508 confirmed deaths, and 242,913 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., North Dakota: they have 116,022 confirmed cases, 1,556 confirmed deaths, and 112,460 confirmed recoveries. [viii]   
  75. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,025,336 confirmed cases, 6,929 confirmed deaths, and 942,943 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Sao Tome and Principe, 192nd country on the list: 2,570 cases of the virus, 37 confirmed deaths and 2,415 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  76. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,213.12, DOWN 192.38 points (-0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,945.81, DOWN 96.05 points (-0.64%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,470.19, DOWN 26.19 points (-0.58%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $67.79 per barrel, +0.37 (+0.55%).  The price of GOLD is $1,794.80 per troy oz., -0.40 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $23.57 per troy ounce, +0.02 (+0.06%).  The price of PLATINUM is $975.10 per troy oz, -0.40 (-0.04%) while the price of COPPER is $4.24 per pound, -0.01 (-0.29%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,399.89 per troy oz, -29.80 (-1.23%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $17,100.00 per troy oz., +100.00 (+0.59%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,620.75 per USD/T, +10.25 (+0.39%).  [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.35.     In Tunisian Dinar, one greenback equals 2.81 and in Turkish Lira, a buck equal 8.38 and in Turkmenistan Manat, one dollar equals 3.49 of theirs. [xiii]        
  77. 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 $4.392 per gallon, $2.954 in Florida, $4.080 in Hawaii, and $3.898 in Washington state.[xiv]    Let us look at one other location- Tennessee: $2.839.  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- Cyprus: $5.807 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,687,438,612,295 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after France, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Norway with $88 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  78. 2021 Thursday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News– Today, ISIS-K- with the blessing of the Taliban- carried out TWO catastrophic suicide bombings at or near the Hamid Karzai International Airport.  First, a bomb attack hit the Abbey Gate and then a nearby hotel suffered an attack.  At least 11-12 U.S. Marines and one U.S. Navy corpsman were killed outright while another 15 suffered grievous wounds.  At least 40-50 Afghans lost their lives and another 120-140 were injured.  For the U.S., this was the worst attack in a decade and the first deaths in the godforsaken Islamic hellhole in 18 months.  A stuttering, stumbling Joe Biden mumbled condolences and promised retribution and as soon as he answered 3-4 ‘canned questions,’ he rambled off into the background.  Almost immediately, Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki had to rush out and spend 35-45 minutes answering reporters’ questions because it was clear that Joe Biden had no idea what the hell, he had for breakfast this morning.  Still, Joe Biden vowed to hunt down the scoundrels responsible for this attack, but it rapidly became clear- at least to us- that as soon as he left the stage, he had no clue as to what he had just said.
  79. 2021 Thursday G: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News II– Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-PA 14th congressional district, says that ‘swift retaliatory action’ is called for against the ISIS-K thugs.  Meanwhile, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-TX 2nd congressional district, says, ‘don’t kid yourselves, terrorist attacks coming to the U.S. sooner rather than later.’  Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says that ‘open borders invite terrorist attacks inside the U.S.’  Next, Senator Bob “Cho-Mo” Menendez, DS-NJ, says the U.S. ‘cannot trust the Taliban with Americans’ security.’  Moving on, former National Security Advisor to President Donald J. Trump- H.R. McMaster- says that this is ’just the beginning.’  Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, and Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, join the chorus demanding the feeble old regime leader resign NOW.  Finally, the Pentagon is preparing for MORE attacks as the days remaining to the evacuation before the Taliban go ballistic dwindle almost to nothing.
  80. 2021 Thursday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, today is Day No. 155 for the acclaimed ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris[xvii] to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 62 since her one and only visit.  We hope she takes the job seriously but as most Californians know, she is incapable of whatever the job is.  Next, here are the numbers for the illegal alien tidal wave overrunning our country as presented by One America News.  First, here is the cost for just today of caring for these foreigners: $533,726,656.  Second, here is the money spent on caring for these noncitizens overrunning the country for the year so far: $260,259,823,616.  Third, here are the numbers reported to have crossed into El Norte for the year: 2,667,454.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate for the number of illegal aliens roaming the country: 36,667,456.   (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).
  81. 2021 Thursday I: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow The Money) News– (1) Pfizer $47.38 (2) AstraZeneca $58.76 (3) Johnson & Johnson $173.30 (4) BioNTech $369.99 (5) Moderna $400.30.
  82. 2021 Thursday J: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow The Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $84.76 (2) General Dynamics: $199.07 (3) Boeing: $216.50 (4) Lockheed Martin: $361.62 (5) Northrup-Grumman: $366.76.
  83. 2021 Thursday K: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– We learned today that the Biden White House team gave personal information on Americans and Afghan allies remaining in Afghanistan to the Taliban so the terrorists could ‘help us’ collect them and get them to the airport.  WTF, people?  This man and this regime must go, and it must go NOW.  The Kabul bombings have shaken this crumbling regime to its core and it’s clear that with increasing calls for resignations from the regime leader on down to the losers in the Pentagon that this fraudulent regime cannot last much longer.
  84. 2021 Thursday L: Political News I– Democrats are urging the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to provide Afghans with temporary protected status so they can come to the U.S.  In other political news, seven sniveling Capitol Hill Police Department offices have filed lawsuits against President Donald J. Trump and his allies, blaming him and them for their emotional traumas and upsets.  We watched four of these crybabies testifying before “Mumbles” Pelosi’s bogus January 06, 2021, House panel.  Wah, wah, wah, stop with the frigging tears you frigging punks, the FBI already says there was no coordination between anyone on the day of the biggest FALSE FLAG OPERATION IN THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN POLITICS!  YOU LOSERS ARE A DISGRACE!
  85. 2021 Thursday M: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg plead ‘no contest’ to two fatalities in an automobile accident while supposedly under the influence.  In doing so, he avoids jail time.  Meanwhile, the assassin of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Sirhan Bashara Sirhan, is seeking parole; the government won’t contest it (because most believe he did not do it).  Next, two people are killed and one wounded in a targeted courthouse shooting in Illinois.
  86. 2022 Friday: Today’s Points– As a woman, I find the crime of rape to be especially appalling.  On Newsmax, Greta Van Susteren has run a special on Russian war crimes in Ukraine with yesterday’s topic being the ongoing, Kremlin-approved rapes of Ukrainian women in the occupied territories. Every guilty Russian soldier should be castrated on the spot and have their slimy organs thrust into their mouths and then dumped face-down into an open sewage ditch.  One must wonder how crimes such as these can remain under the radar in a world that claims to be against wartime atrocities.  NO one seems to care.  I would like to say that IF the United Nations cannot find a way to stop this extremely illegal and criminal war, then the UN should disband.  We should kick this corrupt and phony organization out of the United States and have them go set up shop in Beijing, another illicit, criminal-run nation.  The UN obviously is a Third World bandstand for global dictators and murderers and does absolutely nothing to prevent wars, to stop wars, or to punish evildoers such as Vladimir Putin.  Sure, they’ll go after some POS from Myanmar or the former Yugoslavia but when it comes to punishing a piece of duck crap like Vladimir Putin, oh, nothing is said.  If I could, I would.  I would gladly pull the trigger and give him something to think about on his one-way journey to hell.  Let me know what you think- Chef Goldie McNamara.

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This artwork is #0933 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Palm Desert at Sundown.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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Live long enough and eventually, one will hear every last lick recorded by a veteran band which is why we have “1967- Sunshine Tomorrow 2- the Studio Sessions,” an even more beefed-up version of “Wild Honey” released on July 30, 2017.  Here is what we said regarding the aforementioned “Wild Honey”- although the Beach Boys were on the decline, the next album, “Wild Honey,” came out on December 18, 1967, and is one we absolutely love and wholeheartedly recommend.  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass) as it was all hands-on deck.  The album features nothing but quality material beginning with the upbeat, “Wild Honey,” to the captivating “Aren’t You Glad,” to a cover of Stevie Wonder’s, “I Was Made to Love Her,” to the live classic, “Darlin’,” to the playful, “I’d Love Once Just to See You.” Also on the album is a raucous “Here Comes the Night” to yet another long-time live classic, “Let the Wind Blow.”  The other songs on the album are not filler but all quality material.  This album also includes “Smiley Smile” and everything surrounding that release plus more-more-more.  The Beach Boys were growing beards, sporting longer hair, and wearing modern-day clothing like the rest of the wild and crazy acts of the late 1960s.  You get loads of additional material plus seven concerts and portions of others all recorded back in the day.  Too good to be true.  We hope you will seek this one out and definitely make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  You will love it.  

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[i] We hope to present the music of this UK space rock band, Hawkwind, sometime in the next five years or so.  Please remain vigilant for additional information.

[ii] We began promoting the music of the Velvet Underground starting on Tuesday, 18-March-2014 through Wednesday, 09-April-2014.  At the time we promoted this famous New York City rock band, we failed to share the music of the man himself, Lou Reed.  We hope to rectify that mistake when we return to promoting American bands again.  Thank you for your patience.

[iii] We began offering the music of Jethro Tull, Blodwyn Pig, Ian Anderson, Mick Abrahams, Wild Turkey, Martin Barre, and Paris beginning on Monday, May 24, 2021, and at present is still ongoing.

[iv] We are not sure when we will begin promoting the music of the legendary Motown groups but when we do, we will present the music of ALL of them. 

[v] When we promote the music of the Allman Brothers Band, we will also promote the music of Gov’t Mule.  Stay tuned.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] Speaking of “Kooky Kamala” Harris, she is going to the Bay Area in California to campaign for Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom who is in the fight of his life to keep his seat.  Thus, one loser will be campaigning for another loser.  This should be fun to watch.

236. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022

61. 2020 Monday F: Chi-Com ‘social media’ ap TikTok launches a lawsuit against the Trump administration for having issued an executive order forcing the ‘ap’ to shed its Chi-Com masters and to become American-owned. We shall see where that goes.

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236. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds; U.S. Attorneys General William D. Mitchell and William B. Saxbe; U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Cecil D. Andrus; U.S. Senators  Joe Manchin and Todd Young; the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Stacy Sutherland, the Average White Band featuring Malcolm “Molly” Duncan, the Four Seasons featuring Charles Calello, the James Gang featuring Jim Fox, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring David Freiberg and John Cipollina, the Rolling Stones featuring the legendary Charlie Watts, and Uriah Heep featuring Ken Hensley:

  1. 79 Thursday: Mt. Vesuvius erupts, buries the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum under a cloud of pyroclastic ash, killing 15,000 people outright.
  2. 410 Tuesday: The city of Rome collapses under the assault of the Visigoths thereby ending the Western Roman Empire.
  3. 1215 Monday: Pope Innocent III declares the Magna Carta of England ‘invalid.’
  4. 1349 Sunday: The Jews of Cologne, Germany, choose self-immolation rather than baptism into Catholicism.
  5. 1456 Sunday: Workers finished the printing of the Gutenberg Bibles on this date.
  6. 1572 Thursday: King Charles IX of France orders the massacre of thousands of French Protestants in what historians would call the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre.
  7. 1814 Wednesday: During the War of 1812, British troops capture Washington, D.C. and burn many landmarks including the White House.
  8. 1821 Friday: Spanish and Mexican officials signed the Treaty of Cordoba, which granted independence to Mexico from Spanish rule.
  9. 1853 Wednesday: Organizers held the first meeting of the American Pharmaceutical Association on this date.
  10. 1869 Tuesday: Cornelius Swarthout received a patent for the waffle iron.
  11. 1891 Monday: Thomas Edison patents a motion picture camera.
  12. 1909 Tuesday: Concrete pouring on the Panama Canal commences on this date.
  13. 1912 Saturday: Congress passed a measure creating the Alaska Territory.  Congress approved legislation establishing Parcel Post delivery by the U.S. Post Office Department, slated to begin on January 01, 1913.
  14. 1914 Monday: During World War I, at the Battle of Bergen, German troops beat the combined British/ Belgium forces.
  15. 1929 Saturday: In Jerusalem, Palestinians attack Orthodox Jews in a melee.
  16. 1931 Monday: France and the Soviet Union sign a treaty of neutrality.
  17. 1932 Wednesday: Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to make a nonstop transcontinental flight across the United States.
  18. 1936 Monday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gives the FBI permission to begin investigating Fascists and communists.
  19. 1938 Wednesday: David Freiberg, future bassist, and vocalist with both the Quicksilver Messenger Service[i] and the Jefferson Starship[ii], was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on this date.  He also plays keyboards, the viola, and guitar.  Elsewhere, future bassist with (Frankie Valli) and the Four Seasons- Charles Calello- is born on this date.  He would perform with the group in 1965.
  20. 1939 Thursday: Germany and the USSR sign 10-year non-aggression treaty.  Unfortunately, for both countries, Adolf Hitler would violate that non-aggression treaty on June 21, 1941, when Operation Barbarossa launched.  The largest invasion in world history, 1.5 million Germans, Romanians, and Hungarians would swarm across the border.  Within a year of the invasion, Fascist Italy, Spain, and Croatia would join the fray.
  21. 1940 Saturday: During World War II, the Luftwaffe continues its nighttime bombing of London and its environs.
  22. 1943 Tuesday: Future lead guitarist of the San Francisco rock band, Quicksilver Messenger Service[iii], John Cipollina, is born in Berkeley, California, on this date.   Meanwhile, the Nazi government appoints Wilhelm Frick to become the Protector of Bohemia and Moravia on this date.  He would serve in this post until the end of World War II.  
  23. 1944 Thursday: French General Leclerc and his troops begin the liberation of Paris, France.
  24. 1945 Friday: Future saxophonist/vocalist with the Scottish rock band, Average White Band[iv]—Malcolm “Molly” Duncan—is born in Montrose, Scotland, UK on this date as is future member of Uriah Heep[v]— Ken Hensley (guitars/keyboards/vocals 1969-1980) who is born in Plumstead, Southeast London, on this date.
  25. 1946 Saturday: In Washington, D.C., the 66th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds, Democrat, died on this date.  President Woodrow Wilson nominated McReynolds to fill the seat of Democrat Horace Harmon Lurton.  McReynolds served from August 29, 1914, to January 31,1941.
  26. 1947 Sunday: Jim Fox, future drummer of the James Gang[vi], is born in Cleveland, Ohio, on this date.  Meanwhile, in Farmington, West Virginia, future U.S. Senator Joe Manchin- a Democrat- is born.  Having served in various other political offices, Senator Manchin would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on November 15, 2010, representing his home state.
  27. 1949 Wednesday: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect.  The agreement between the signatory nations is that an attack upon one of them is an attack upon all of them. 
  28. 1950 Thursday: Operation Magic Carpet begins as Israel begins transporting 45,000 Yemeni Jews to their country.
  29. 1954 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Communist Control Act, thereby outlawing the U.S. Communist Party.
  30. 1955 Wednesday: In Syosset, New York, the 54th U.S. Attorney General William D. Mitchell died at age 80.  A Republican, he served under President Herbert Hoover from March 04, 1929, to March 04, 1933.
  31. 1959 Monday: Hiram Fong takes the oath of office as the first Chinese American senator while Daniel K. Inouye also takes the oath as the first Japanese American congressional representative, both from Hawaii.
  32. 1964 Monday: The first Roman Catholic Mass celebrated in English took place at Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis, Missouri.
  33. 1968 Saturday: France becomes the world’s fifth thermonuclear power as it explodes an atom bomb on Muruoa Island.
  34. 1972 Thursday: In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, future GOP senator representing the state of Indiana- Todd Young- is born on this date.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2017.
  35. 1978 Thursday: In Center Point, Texas, lead guitarist with the acid rock band from Texas—the 13th Floor Elevators[vii]—Stacy Sutherland loses his life on this date when his wife, Bunny, accidentally shoots him while others claim it was purposeful for infidelity.
  36. 1981 Monday: Mark David Chapman receives a sentence of 20 years-to-life for the murder of former Beatle[viii] John Lennon.  Meanwhile, American Charles Chapman is the first black to swim the English Channel.
  37. 1989 Thursday: Voyager 2 hurtles past the planet Neptune on the way to the edge of the Solar System.  Elsewhere, Baseball Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti banned Pete Rose from the game for betting on his own team, the Cincinnati Reds.
  38. 1990 Friday: During the crisis in the Persian Gulf, Iraqi troops surround the U.S. and other Western embassies.
  39. 1991 Saturday: The Ukraine declares independence from the crumbling Soviet Union.  Meanwhile, Mikhail S. Gorbachev resigns as head of the Communist Party of the USSR.
  40. 1992 Monday: Hurricane Andrew smashed into Florida, causing $30 billion in damage; the storm caused 43 deaths in the U.S.  Elsewhere, Communist China and South Korea established diplomatic relations on this date much to the shock of North Korea.
  41. 2003 Monday: The Justice Department reported the U.S. crime rate in 2002 was the lowest since studies began in 1973. 
  42. 2004 Wednesday: An independent commission said the blame for abuses at Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison lay mainly with the U.S. soldiers who ran the jail but said senior commanders and top-level Pentagon officials also bore responsibility for failed leadership and oversight.  Meanwhile, psychiatrist Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, who famously theorized that terminally ill patients go through five stages of grief, died in Scottsdale, Arizona, at age 78.
  43. 2006 Friday: The International Astronomical Union declared that Pluto was no longer a planet, demoting it to the status of a ‘dwarf planet.’
  44. 2007 Saturday: The NFL indefinitely suspended Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick without pay after he acknowledged in court papers that he had indeed bankrolled gambling on dogfighting and helped kill some dogs not worthy of the pit.  What a POS.
  45. 2009 Tuesday: All sales under the government’s Cash for Clunkers program ended, although car dealers were given more time to submit pending claims for reimbursement.
  46. 2010 Wednesday: In Mechanicsburg, Ohio, the 70th U.S. Attorney General William B. Saxbe died at age 90.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 04, 1974, to February 02, 1975, and then became U.S. ambassador to India.
  47. 2012 Friday: After his decision, not to context charges of doping by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, Lance Armstrong learns the organization has banned him for life and recommended he be stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles.
  48. 2013 Saturday: The United States commemorates the 50th anniversary of the “I have a Dream” speech by Martin Luther King, Jr.
  49. 2014 Sunday: A 6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes near the California town of Napa and although 87 people suffered injuries, the authorities reported no deaths.  Elsewhere, Peter Theo Curtis, an American freelance journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria, was released less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants, the kinds of murderous scumbags that in 2019 freshmen Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar defend.
  50. 2015 Monday: Due to concerns about a possible economic downturn in Communist China, stock markets around the world respond by suffering huge drops.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average drops 1,000 points and closes at 588 while the Shanghai closes down 8.5-percent.   Elsewhere, Facebook boss man Mark Zuckerberg announces that for the first time in the social media ap’s brief history, one billion people have logged on.  Watch out what they are doing with your data, folks.               
  51. 2016 Wednesday: In ever-volatile Italy- geologically speaking- a 6.2-magnitude earthquake slams central Italy, northeast of Rome, claiming the lives of 268 people and injuring another 400. 
  52. 2017 Thursday: In Massachusetts, Mavis Wanczyk wins the largest-ever U.S. Powerball jackpot, a whopping $758.7 million.  Absolutely amazing.   Meanwhile, in Boise, Idaho, the former 42nd U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Cecil B. Andrus died at age 85.  A Democrat, Secretary Andrus served under President Jimmy Carter from January 23, 1977, to January 20, 1981.
  53. 2018 Friday: Aerosmith’s prick lead singer, Steven Tyler sends President Donald J. Trump a cease-and-desist order demanding the 45th president stop using the band’s music at his rallies.  Come on, Steven, WTF is wrong with you?
  54. 2019 Saturday: Following much international condemnation for the amount of destruction raging in the Brazilian rainforest as well as the loss of life, President Jair Bolsonaro mobilizes the military and sends them to aid firefighters seeking to quell the out-of-control wildfires.   Elsewhere, Britain’s Prince Andrew says he ‘had no knowledge of his good friend Jeffrey Epstein’s human trafficking endeavors or that he had sex with underage women at various Epstein properties.’  Okay.
  55. 2020 Monday: Democratic presidential nominee, “Pro-China Joe” Biden announces (what a joke) ‘NO NEW TAXES ON ANYONE MAKING BELOW $400,000 IN ANNUAL INCOME.’  Okay, Joe, okay- we shall see.  You cannot raise taxes by $4-6 TRILLION DOLLARS without going after everyone- including the bottom 50-percent that pay some or no taxes.  It is mathematically impossible.  Next, highly unpopular, former U.S. senator from Arizona, Jeff Flake, announces he is joining the “GOP Anti-Trump cabal.”  Good for you, loser, we wouldn’t have it any other way.  After that, tropical storm Marco begins to weaken but tropical storm Laura is surging on its heels, expected to hit the Texas-Louisiana coastline sometime this week.   Meanwhile, U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy takes questions from House Democrats today.   Elsewhere, we learn that recent storms that tore through Iowa left 14 million acres and 60,000 homes destroyed.  Finally, President Trump and the FDA announce emergency authorization for the use of convalescent plasma treatments for those afflicted by the Wuhan Flu and in dire need of help.    
  56. 2020 Monday A: Liberty University head Jerry Falwell Jr. announces he is stepping down today from both his ministry and the university due to his wife having had a long-time affair with the pool boy.  How flipping sad is that.  It has also been said that Reverend Falwell has not always been true to his wife.  We will see where this goes.  Elsewhere, medical authorities in Germany announce it does indeed appear that well-known critic of Vladimir Putin- Alexei Navalny- was indeed poisoned by a nerve agent.  At first Russia would not let him leave the country but the Germans were able to obtain an exit for him so they could treat him.  We know this Putin had a hand in this outrage and German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Moscow they better figure out what happened to Mr. Navalny.  
  57. 2020 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 23,424,844 confirmed cases, +145,398, 808,716 confirmed deaths, +2,594, and 15,150,716 confirmed recoveries, +172,121.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,793,461 confirmed cases, UP by 40,679 new cases, 179,321 confirmed deaths, UP by 637 new deaths, and 2,947,272 confirmed recoveries, UP by 15,246 new recoveries.   
  58. 2020 Monday C: 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: 668,615 confirmed cases, 12,152 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 6,600 confirmed cases, 47 confirmed deaths, and 2,143 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 71,125 confirmed cases, 1,863 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  59. 2020 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 28,308.46, UP 378.13 points (+1.35%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,799.72, UP 67.92 points (+0.60%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,431.28, UP 34.12 points (+1.00%).  Currently, GOLD is at $1,937.70 per troy oz., DOWN -1.90 (-0.10%), SILVER is at $26.63 per troy oz., UP 0.023 (+0.19%), PLATINUM $923.90 per troy oz. DOWN -0.60 (-0.60%), and COPPER is at $2.93 # +0.00 (+0.00%).  Light Sweet Crude Oil is 42.43, DOWN -0.19 (-0.45%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.92 Chi-Com yuan.  In contrast, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros.
  60. 2020 Monday E: Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers calls out the National Guard to Kenosha following a police shooting of a black suspect, 29-year-old Jacob Blake by a white police officer following a domestic violence incident on Sunday night.  At this time, the situation remains murky but what seems to be clear is that as Mr. Blake sought to enter his vehicle and leave the scene as the cops told him to stay led to his being shot seven times in the back as he tried to enter his car.  At this time, Mr. Blake is in intensive care, and we hope that he lives but what is clear is that 125 members of the Wisconsin National Guard will be on scene in Kenosha tonight guarding infrastructure and maintaining the peace.  
  61. 2020 Monday F: Chi-Com ‘social media’ ap TikTok launches a lawsuit against the Trump administration for having issued an executive order forcing the ‘ap’ to shed its Chi-Com masters and to become American-owned.  We shall see where that goes.  Tonight, is the first night of the RNC National Convention in various cities around the country.  Speakers tonight include Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-FL, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-OH, Donald J. Trump Jr., former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel, State Representative Vernon Jones, D-GA, U.S. Army Nurse Johnson Ford, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump 2020 fundraiser, Charlie Kirk, Turning Point USA founder, and Kim Klacik, GOP candidate in Baltimore.   Also speaking are Mark and Patricia McCloskey, Republican lawyers from St. Louis, MO, Sean Parnell, GOP congressional candidate in Pennsylvania, Andrew Pollack, father of Meadow Pollack, slain in 2018 Parkland, Florida, high school shooting on Valentine’s Day, and Tanya Weinreis, a coffee shop owner in Montana who received a loan from the Paycheck Protection Program with which to keep her business open during the Xi Jinping Bat Flu pandemic.   Herschel Walker, former NFL great and friend of the president for 38 years, spoke as well as Natalie Harp, a cancer survivor and right-to-try advocate who with help from President Donald J. Trump was able to survive a medical error and subsequent bone cancer.
  62. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 213,947,261 confirmed cases, +673,309, 4,463,914 confirmed deaths, +10,882 and 191,437,838 confirmed recoveries, +632,130.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 38,965,993 confirmed cases, UP 152,444 from yesterday’s reporting, 648,126 confirmed deaths, UP 1,463, [ix] and 30,620,660 confirmed recoveries, UP 55,914.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  63. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 329,538 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 74,540 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 2021 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,266,665 confirmed cases, 65,248 confirmed deaths, and 2,240,765 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,149,537 confirmed cases, 42,722 confirmed deaths, and 2,327,727 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 57,235 confirmed cases, 565 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 541,822 confirmed cases, 6,477 confirmed deaths, and 242,388 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Montana: they have 123,674 confirmed cases, 1,768 confirmed deaths, and 118,007 confirmed recoveries. [xi]   
  65. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,011,223 confirmed cases, 6,880 confirmed deaths, and 926,075 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Turks and Caicos, 190th country on the list: 2,613 cases of the virus, 20 confirmed deaths and 2,503 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  66. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,366.26, UP 30.55 points (+0.086%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,019.80, UP 77.15 points (+0.52%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,486.23, UP 6.70 points (+0.15%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $67.45 per barrel, -0.12 (-0.16%).  The price of GOLD is $1,798.40 per troy oz., -10.20 (-0.56%) while the price of SILVER is $23.77 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.50%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,005.50 per troy oz, -4.70 (-0.47%) while the price of COPPER is $4.25 per pound, -0.00 (-0.09%). [xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,463.75 per troy oz, -10.21 (-0.41%). [xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $17,000.00 per troy oz., -800.00 (-4.49%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,605.25 per troy oz., +6.75 (+0.26%).  [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.21.     In Swiss Franc, one greenback equals 0.91 and in Syrian Pound, a buck equal 2,511.00 and in Taiwan Dollar, one dollar equals 27.93 of theirs. [xvi]        
  67. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.390 per gallon, $2.967 in Florida, $4.070 in Hawaii, and $3.903 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let us look at one other location- South Carolina: $2.857.  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- Jordan: $5.713 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,680,230,282,148 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after South Korea, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Canada with $120 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Tuesday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News– Former Department of Homeland Security Director Jeh Johnson said something even a kindergartner knows: that Afghanistan could become a breeding ground for terrorists.  You think?  Next- and this is crazy- Joe Biden’s handpicked CIA Director William Burns met with the Taliban in Kabul this morning.  WTF?  In other news regarding the collapse in Afghanistan, Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-WI 6th congressional district, says it appears that the Taliban is ‘having fun with Joe Biden.’  (Note- the Taliban has come a long way, folks, and is adept at using social media to get their messages across).
  69. 2021 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Greetings, folks.  As much as it upsets our stomach to continually point out the deficiencies of the loser some claim is the ‘vice president,’ we are compelled to do it anyway.  Today is Day No. 153 since Joe Biden made “Kooky Kamala” Harris the so-called ‘border czar’ and Day No. 60 since her sole visit to the U.S.-Mexico border.  What can we say other than the fact that this woman is a complete loser?  It is what it is.  Next, here are the numbers for the illegal alien invasion along the southern border and across the United States as presented by One America News.  First, here is the cost of caring for these frigging illegal alien losers for just this day: $614,878,400.  Second, here is the cost of caring for these maggots for this year: $258,149,171,200.  Third, here is the number of illegals who have swarmed into our country just this frigging year: 2,645,822.  Fourth and final, here are the numbers- conservative ones, we assure you, of the number of illegals roaming across the United States as we speak: 36,645,820.  (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).  Unfortunately for Joe Biden, the U.S. Supreme Court told him he must restore the “Remain in Mexico” Policy enacted by President Donald J. Trump.
  70. 2021 Tuesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been overseas visiting Singapore.  Wow.  The Singaporeans should have asked for someone better to visit them but there is no one of any worth in the regime to go overseas.  Still, they claim “Kooky Kamala” Harris was slow going to her second stop in Vietnam out of fear of the Havana Syndrome.
  71. 2021 Tuesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Following the Food and Drug Administration giving the Pfizer Xi Jinping Bat Flu its full approval, senile old Joe Biden is urging ALL Americans to rush out and get vaccinated with this crap.  F**k him.  Elsewhere, as Hawaii continues combatting the Chi-Com Wuhan Flu Virus, Governor David Ige, Democrat, is urging ALL tourists to stay away from the popular vacation spot.
  72. 2021 Tuesday J: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow The Money) News– (1) Pfizer $48.38 (2) AstraZeneca $58.52 (3) Johnson & Johnson $175.39 (4) BioNTech $368.20 (5) Moderna $394.94.
  73. 2021 Tuesday K: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow The Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $85.43 (2) General Dynamics: $198.92 (3) Boeing: $221.31 (4) Lockheed Martin: $359.00 (5) Northrup-Grumman: $362.66.
  74. 2021 Tuesday L: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Charlie Watts- famed drummer of the Rolling Stones died today at age 80 in London, England.  God bless you, Charlie, we suspect that both Brian Jones and Ian Stewart were there to guide you to the other side.  In other news, Brian Travers, vocalist and saxophonist with the British reggae band, UB40, died today at age 62.
  75. 2021 Tuesday M: New York State News– In the Empire State, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul became Governor Kathy Hochul, the first female governor of the state of New York today once she placed her hand atop the Holy Bible and recited the oath of office.  Meanwhile, outbound Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov (well, ex-gov) is still talking crap about what has befallen him.  He said the ‘sexual harassment charges against him are a political firecracker.’  Sadly, the Emmy he won last year for reporting COVID-19 updates was snatched away from him today.  Loser.
  76. 2021 Tuesday N: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1688 what with a $270 million jackpot on the line: 17, 18, 26, 52, 67, and Mega 19.  Out of 93,473 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $1,001,371.  The winning ticket was sold at Fastrip Food Store in La Puente, CA 91744.
  77. 2022 Wednesday: BIG ELECTIONS yesterday.  Things continue worsening for the Democrats which is why they continue leaking what they consider to be little tidbits of damaging information with which to bring down President Donald J. Trump.  Can someone please tell them it’s making our resolve even stronger?  Oh, another $3 billion going to Ukraine?  What the heck?  Is the Biden crime family getting kickbacks from every nickel of U.S. public monies they send to Kyiv?  Wouldn’t surprise any of us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0931 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Avocets at 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.  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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Following the release of “Pacific Ocean Blue”- Dennis Wilson’s first solo album, he began work on his follow-up, “Bambu.”  Sadly for him and for his myriad fans, Dennis drowned at the bottom of Marina Del Ray following a drinking binge and an emotional relapse regarding his ex-wife that caused him to leap into the shallow waters.  He never came up to the horror of friends and family as well as his fans.  The Caribou label cobbled together music from the sessions that would have led to the release of “Bambu” and added some additional material, enough of which to provide music for a two LP vinyl set.  We hope you will investigate this one to your heart’s content and if you think it’s a worthy addition to your growing collection of sun-fun music, please add it to your overwhelmed music shelves.  You will be glad you did.

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

[ii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane, the Jefferson Starship, Starship, and of the various bands’ members beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  Please look for them and enjoy.

[iii] See Footnote i.

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

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

[vi] We promoted the music of the James Gang beginning on Saturday, 11-August-2012 through Monday, 27-August-2012.  We did not do the solo discography of Joe Walsh at the time but when we arrive at the Eagles, we most certainly will.

[vii] We began promoting the music of the famous acid rock band from Texas- the 13th Floor Elevators- beginning on Tuesday, 14-May-2013 through Thursday, 06-June-2013.  We would encourage everyone to seek the music of this legendary band out and adding it to their collections.  You will be glad you did.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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SUMMER SESSION 2022

DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 118

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

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

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

  1. 622 Tuesday: The Era of Islam begins as Muhammad flees from Mecca to Medina, having been thrown out for promoting belief in Allah when the folks living in that fabled city were polytheists.  They did not want a singular god, they wanted to worship the many as they always had but Muhammad condemned them for their beliefs, thus they wanted to KILL the so-called ‘prophet.’   
  2. 1099 Sunday: The Crusaders herd the Jews of Jerusalem into a synagogue and set it afire.
  3. 1216 Saturday: The reign of the 176th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent III ends on this date.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on January 08, 1198, and over the subsequent 18 years and 190 days guided the faithful on its quest to commune with Jesus Christ for all eternity.
  4. 1429 Thursday: Joan of Arc leads the French army in the Battle of Orleans.
  5. 1548 Friday: Spanish Conquistadors found the city of La Paz, Bolivia.
  6. 1683 Friday: Ottoman Empire troops under the control of Kara Mustafa attack the Austrian city of Vienna.  
  7. 1790 Friday: A site along the Potomac River was designated the permanent seat of the government of the United States and came to be known as Washington, D.C.
  8. 1791 Saturday: Until he agreed to ratify the new constitution of France, the revolutionaries in control of the country suspended King Louis XVI from his post as king.
  9. 1845 Wednesday: The New York Yacht Club hosts the first American boating regatta.
  10. 1861 Tuesday: The first major battle of the Civil War—the Battle of Bull Run—takes place with a Confederate victory.  Civilians made picnic lunches (oh, wait- ‘picnics’ are supposedly now ‘racist’ like numerous other things in our devolving society) and watched the battle unfold before them.  No one expected to see what they saw: intense bloodshed.
  11. 1862 Wednesday: David G. Farragut becomes the first rear admiral in the U.S. Navy.  Meanwhile, the 36th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller assumed his seat on the nation’s high court.  First a Whig and then a Republican, President Abraham Lincoln nominated his fellow GOP member to fill the seat of Democrat Associate Justice Peter Vivian Daniel.  Miller served from today until October 13, 1890.
  12. 1868 Thursday: The 28th U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery left office on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from July 23, 1866, until today.
  13. 1875 Friday: The people of France finalized their new constitution on this date.
  14. 1911 Sunday: Actress-dancer Ginger Rogers was born Virginia Katherine McMath in Independence, Mo., on this date.
  15. 1912 Tuesday: In New York, members of the Lennox Avenue Gang gunned down gambler Herman Rosenthal, who was set to testify before a grand jury about police corruption.  Meanwhile, Bradley A. Fiske patents the airplane-launched torpedo.
  16. 1926 Friday: The first underwater color photographs appear in National Geographic magazine.  Photographers took the photos in the Florida Keys.
  17. 1927 Saturday: Augusto Sandino begins a five-year war against the U.S. occupation troops in Nicaragua.
  18. 1932 Saturday: Future acting U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburg is born on this date in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Gerald R. Ford from January 20, 1977, to January 26, 1977.  He would serve his country again as the 76th U.S. attorney general.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Ronald Reagan from August 12, 1985, to August 15, 1991.
  19. 1935 Tuesday: Oklahoma City becomes the first city in the United States to install parking meters.
  20. 1940 Tuesday: Adolf Hitler orders the preparations to begin on the invasion of England, known as Operation Sea Lion.  Had the Germans been able to launch the invasion immediately, the British might have been overwhelmed.  The Germans, however, had to gain control of both the air and English Channel first which they could not.  
  21. 1942 Thursday: During World War II, French police in league with the Gestapo arrest 13,152 Jews throughout Paris and hold them in the Winter Velodrome.  It was part of an agreement between Pierre Laval and the Nazis.  Germany had agreed to not deport French Jews if France arrested foreign Jews.   
  22. 1944 Sunday: On the Eastern Front, Soviet troops occupy Vilna, Lithuania, in their drive towards Nazi Germany.  Casualties are fierce as German troops put up a massive defense but have to pull out in the face of overwhelming Soviet forces. 
  23. 1945 Monday: In the deserts of Alamogordo, New Mexico, the United States government exploded its first atomic bomb.  Within hours of the detonation, the U.S. heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis leaves San Francisco with the components for the first atomic bomb the Allies will use against Japan on board.
  24. 1949 Saturday: Ray Major, future guitarist with the British band, the British Lions[i], was born on this date.
  25. 1950 Sunday: The largest crowd in sporting history—199,854—watched Uruguay defeat Brazil in the World Cup soccer finals in Rio de Janeiro.   
  26. 1951 Monday: J.D. Salinger’s novel, “Catcher in the Rye,” was first published by Little, Brown, and Company.
  27. 1952 Wednesday: Future rock drummer with the British band, the Police—Stewart Copeland—is born in Alexandria, Virginia, on this date.
  28. 1957 Tuesday: Marine Major John Glenn set a transcontinental speed record when he flew a jet from California to New York in 3 hours, 23 minutes, and 8 seconds.
  29. 1964 Thursday: Accepting the Republican nomination for president in San Francisco, California, Barry Goldwater proclaims, “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice” and that “moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.”  Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives unanimously granted Little League Baseball Incorporated a federal charter on this date.
  30. 1969 Thursday: Blasting off from Cape Kennedy on the first manned mission to the surface of the moon, Apollo 11 headed for space.
  31. 1971 Friday: Generalissimo Francisco Franco, undisputed ruler of Spain since before World War II and only surviving fascist leader of the era, appoints heir to the Spanish throne, future King Juan Carlos, his deputy.
  32. 1973 Monday: During the Senate Watergate hearings, former White House aide Alexander P. Butterfield publicly revealed the evidence of President Richard M. Nixon’s secret taping system.
  33. 1976 Thursday: After six years of performing together, the rock duo of Loggins and Messina[ii] breaks up and goes their separate ways.
  34. 1979 Monday: Saddam Hussein became the president of Iraq after forcing Hasan al-Bakr to resign.    
  35. 1980 Wednesday: At the Republican National Convention in Detroit, the GOP nominates Governor Ronald Reagan for its presidential candidate.
  36. 1981 Thursday: After 23 years with the name Datsun, executives of Nissan changed the name of their cars to Nissan.
  37. 1982 Monday: The 60th U.S. Secretary of State George P. Schultz assumed his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from today until January 20, 1989.
  38. 1985 Tuesday: The first television program broadcast in stereo on a TV network occurred on this date- The All-Star Game on NBC-TV.
  39. 1990 Monday: The Ukraine declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  40. 1994 Saturday: Anna Nicole Smith—a 26-year-old gold-digging slut—marries 89-year-old billionaire, J. Howard Marshall II, much to the horror of his family.
  41. 1999 Friday: John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and her sister Lauren Bessette, died when their single-engine plane piloted by Kennedy, plunged into the Atlantic Ocean near Martha’s Vineyard, Mass.
  42. 2002 Tuesday: The Irish Republican Army issued an unprecedented apology for the deaths of “noncombatants” over 30 years of violence in Northern Ireland.
  43. 2004 Friday: Convicted on a process crime of lying to the FBI about a stock sale, TV icon Martha Stewart received a sentence of five months in prison and five months of home confinement from a federal judge.  What a waste of time. 
  44. 2005 Saturday: “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” by J.K. Rowling, the sixth book in the Harry Potter series, hit bookstore shelves on this date, selling 6.9 million copies on the first day.
  45. 2008 Wednesday: Florida resident Casey Anthony, whose 2-year-old daughter Caylee, had been missing a month, was arrested on suspicion of child neglect, making false official statements, and obstructing a criminal investigation.  Later, a jury acquitted Anthony on charges she murdered her daughter whose skeletal remains were uncovered in December 2008; however, she was convicted of lying to the cops.
  46. 2009 Thursday: The Icelandic Parliament votes to join the European Union.  Elsewhere, in Chicago, Sears Tower was renamed Willis Tower.
  47. 2010 Friday: U.S.-born Muslim Cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is placed upon the U.S. terror blacklist.
  48. 2011 Saturday: The funeral for the final heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungary Empire, Otto von Hapsburg, takes place in Vienna, Austria and is attended by reigning monarchs and the political elite.
  49. 2012 Monday: Jon Lord, the founding member and keyboardist of the English band, Deep Purple[iii], dies at age 71 in London, England, after suffering a pulmonary embolism.   He also played with Whitesnake from 1978-1984.
  50. 2013 Tuesday: In Greece, new austerity measures prompt the unions to call for a general strike.  Meanwhile, far left Democratic-Socialist Senator Ed Markey enters the U.S. Senate on this date representing the state of Massachusetts.
  51. 2014 Wednesday:  The U.S. adds new sanctions against Russia, prohibiting certain Russian international businesses from accessing U.S. capital markets; the move extends previous sanctions targeting specific individuals and their companies.  Elsewhere in Zurich, Switzerland, famed rock-and-roll Texas guitarist, Johnny Winter[iv], died in his hotel room from a combination of emphysema and pneumonia.
  52. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, “Game of Thrones” leads Emmy Award drama nominations with 24, giving network HBO the lead with 124 nominations overall; ABC ranks second with 42 total nominations for this year’s awards, to be held in September. 
  53. 2016 Saturday: GOP presidential nominee Donald J. Trump announces former Rep. and current Indian Governor Mike Pence as his running mate.
  54. 2017 Sunday: The British Broadcasting Corporation- the BBC- announces that actress Jodie Whittaker will be its first ever female Dr. Who. 
  55. 2018 Monday:  Following  the Helsinki summit between President Donald J. Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump appears to accept the word of the Russian thug over that of U.S. intelligence officers and officials that Putin did not interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. [v]. Meanwhile, scientists at the Carnegie Institute of Science announce the discovery of yet a dozen more moons encircling the Solar System’s greatest planet, Jupiter, bringing the number to 79 satellites orbiting the gas giant.
  56. 2019 Tuesday: Former 101st Supreme Court of the United States of America Associate Justice John Paul Stevens died in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl., at the age of 99.  Having suffered a stroke the day before, its complications killed him today.  President Gerald R. Ford nominated Stevens- a Republican (who turned into a hardcore liberal) to fill the seat of Democrat Associate Justice William O. Douglas.  Stevens served from December 17, 1975, to June 29, 2010.  
  57. 2020 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– The Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues causing problems around the world and in the United States.  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 13,654,445 confirmed cases, +272,425, 586,174, +6,136 confirmed deaths, and 7,622,505 confirmed recoveries, +177,206.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 3,533,905 confirmed cases, +50,000, 138,538 confirmed deaths, and 1,026,816 confirmed recoveries. 
  58. 2020 Thursday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 356,178 confirmed cases, 7,345 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 1,292 confirmed cases, 22 confirmed deaths, and 951 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 43,046 confirmed cases, 1,421 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  59. 2020 Thursday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals- Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,734.71, DOWN 135.39 points (0.50%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,473.83, DOWN 76.66 points (0.73%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,215.57, DOWN 10.99 points (0.34%).  Price of GOLD: $1,797.30 per troy oz., -3.00 (-0.17%).  Here is the price of SILVER: $19.52 per troy oz., -0.053 (-0.27%).  Price of PLATINUM: $834.70 per troy oz., -2.30 (-0.27%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.89 per #, -0.007 (-0.24%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $40.73, -0.02 (-0.05%).
  60. 2020 Thursday C: Today is the 49th straight day of rioting and protests in the city of Portland, Oregon.  Mayor Ted Wheeler, Democrat, says federal law enforcement is responsible for the rioting when in truth, it’s the ambivalence of the mayor and his city council that bears full responsibility for the mayhem occurring in the streets of that once beautiful city.  It is high time President Donald J. Trump send in the troops and bring this out-of-control hellhole back into order.  Arrest the mayor, mow down the Antifa thugs.  Bring sanity back NOW!  Meanwhile, national polling averages give “Pro-China Joe” Biden a 14-point lead over President Donald J. Trump.  According to Democrats, Trump is ‘toast’ and might as well resign and go home NOW.
  61. 2020 Thursday D: Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr warns that not only is communist China- the ersatz Maoist nation- but Russia and possibly Kung Flu-devastated Iran are seeking to hack into the United States medical research databanks so they can STEAL our research into a vaccine for the COVID-19, aka Chinese Virus, aka Wuhan Virus, aka Coronavirus, aka Kung Flu, aka Xi Jinping Bat Flu so they can get a vaccine out first.  Folks, if one of these S-hole countries produces a vaccine, don’t take it, it will be like every other ‘medicine’ coming out of the PRC- full of wallboard, toxins, and other harmful-to-human beings’ products.  Made in the USA ONLY!
  62. 2021 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 190,257,296 confirmed cases, +549,956, 4,091,251 confirmed deaths, +8,248 and 173,471,507 confirmed recoveries, +326,292.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,925,998 confirmed cases, UP 79,390 from yesterday’s reporting, 624,600 confirmed deaths, UP 386, [vi] and 29,357,718 confirmed recoveries, UP 15,805.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  63. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 306,240 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 97,838 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,854,339 confirmed cases, 64,085 confirmed deaths, and 2,080,586 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,443,671 confirmed cases, 38,356 confirmed deaths, and 2,258,458 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,966 confirmed cases, 523 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 461,534 confirmed cases, 6,095 confirmed deaths, and 228,379 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Diamond Princess Ship: they have 46 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 46 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  65. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 850,104 confirmed cases, 6,444 confirmed deaths, and 837,394 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Burkina Faso, 150th country on the list: 13,532 cases of the virus, 169 confirmed deaths and 13,339 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  66. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,687.85, DOWN 299.17 points (-0.86%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,427.24, DOWN 115.90 points (-0.86%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,327.16, DOWN 32.87 points (-0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.45 per barrel, -0.36 (-0.50%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -2.50 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $25.70 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.37%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,101.10 per troy oz, -7.40 (-0.67%) while the price of COPPER is $4.31 per pound, -0.02 (-0.39%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,630.91 per troy oz, -100.16 (-3.67%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $19,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (+0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $665,000.00 per troy oz., +10,000.00 (+1.53%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,487.75 per troy oz., -22.75 (-0.91%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000032.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Bolivar Soberano, one greenback equals 3,539,413.14 and in Bosnian Convertible Marka, an American greenback equals 1.66 and in Botswana Pula, one dollar equals 10.96 of theirs. [xiii]        
  67. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.319 per gallon, $2.998 in Florida, $4.075 in Hawaii, and $3.838 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Northern Marianas: $4.219.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Cameroun: $4.308 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,529,753,408,327 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Hong Kong, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Cayman Islands with $223 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, by our count, today is Day No. 115 for the exalted ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka ‘Willie Brown’s Mattress,’ aka the gibbering jackal, aka the screeching screwball, aka the least popular female politician in the country to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border.  It is also Day No. 21 since her one and only visit to the border and since then, she has been seen nowhere near the border.  Meanwhile, the United States is preparing for yet another tidal wave of illegal aliens along the southern border.  (Note- we hope they are laying in minefields, foo gas pits, anti-personnel and anti-vehicle obstacles as well as seeding the desert with rattlesnakes and the Rio Grande with alligator pups and maybe even piranha fish.  We must stop this invasion using any tools we can to defeat it.  How about snipers taking out the human traffickers?
  69. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the statistics for the illegal alien invasion as presented by One America News: (1) Cost this Day of caring for the illegal alien vermin: $506,215,232.  (2) Cost this year of caring for the invaders: $215,300,784,128.  (3) Estimated number of Illegals who have swamped the country just this year: 2,206,660.  Finally, (4) Total Number of Illegals estimated to be in the U.S. (and remember- this is a conservative estimate): 36,206,660.  (Note- since the blog began back in 2009, back then, we estimated the number of illegals to have been around 35-50 million whereas in 2021, we estimate the numbers at or around 75-100 million.  How many of these lowlifes, bottom-feeding riffraff do we have to allow to invade our country and suck its resources dry?).  Rep. Jason Smith, R-MO 8th congressional district, calls for a legal response against the FREEZE on border wall funds.  Amen.   Finally, a federal judge threw out DACA meaning the DREAMERS can be scooped up, locked up, and deported as soon transport becomes available.
  70. 2021 Friday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– The U.S. is slapping new sanctions atop the howling Chi-Coms over their crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong.  Next, Kim Jong Un waddled to the microphones and said that the people of North Korea are joining their Chi-Com, Russian, and Iranian brethren and will stand with the communist government in Havana as it oppresses its people.  In other foreign and overseas news, the investigation into the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise has given us one hard fact: apparently ex-Colombian military personnel are in high demand around the world as mercenaries.
  71. 2021 Friday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams says, ‘avoiding vaccinations and masks is much more dangerous with the Delta variant running amok.’  Uh, okay.  Meanwhile, current U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says that ‘misinformation is slowing the rollout of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccinations.’  Oh, wah, wah, wah.  Those who want them can get them and those who don’t won’t.   Speaking of the Chi-Vi, New York Yankees baseball star Aaron Judge tests positive for the ‘VID.  Elsewhere, Joe Biden said today that SOCIAL MEDIA is ‘killing people via the spread of misinformation’ regarding the vaccines.  Not to be outdone, Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky says, ‘beware the pandemic of the unvaccinated.’
  72. 2021 Friday J: Political News I– Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are set to speak at an event in Iowa this weekend.  Next, Governor Chris Sununu, R-NH, appears as though he will launch a U.S. Senate bid what with his slamming of Senator Maggie Hassan, DS-NH, who should be voted out of office.  Governor Sununu says that Senator Hassan has gone to Washington, D.C., and has forgotten about her voters at home.   Meanwhile, former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says that the infrastructure talks ‘will fall apart’ and that ‘they need to.’
  73. 2021 Friday K: Political News II– Comedian Bill Burr blasts the fake news media for its obsessive Trump coverage.  Next, a Fairfax County, Virginia NAACP vice president and PTA official Michelle Leete says that critics of ‘Criminal Race Theory’ should just die.  Here is what she said: “Let’s deny this off-key band of people that are anti-education, anti-teacher, anti-equity, anti-history, anti-racial … anti-opportunities, anti-help people, anti-diversity, [inaudible], anti-science, anti-change agent, anti-social justice, anti-health care, anti-worker, anti-LGBTQ+, anti-children, anti-health care, anti-worker, anti-environment, anti-admissions policy change, anti-inclusion, anti-live and let live – let them die!”  All of the young tatted-up millennials hooted and cheered following the conclusion of this moron’s statement.  People such as she and they need to have their heads ‘set straight.’
  74. 2021 Friday L: Miscellaneous News I– The Michigan state Senate has passed a bill stripping emergency power from out-of-control Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer cannot veto.  About flipping time.  Next, “America’s Governor” Rudy Giuliani says that ONLY Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio can be blamed for rising crime and prostitution in the Big Apple.’  Meanwhile, a GOP group of senators is demanding an infrastructure bill sans the $3.6 trillion price tag the loony tunes Democrats are demanding.
  75. 2021 Friday M: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Tonight, we have Draw #1677 with a $117 million on the line.   Here are the numbers: 24, 25, 47, 52, 57, and Mega 24.  Out of 57,742 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $31,999.
  76. 2021 Friday N: Folks, stick around to see if Joe Biden is going to help the Cuban people in their bid for freedom or if he is going to continue down the path of oppressing the American people?  Obviously, he won’t provide aid to the Cuban people while here at home, COVID-19 oppression is the rule of the day.
  77. 2022 Saturday:  Let’s see what happens today.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0893 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Palo Verde Blossoms.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  1. 951 Thursday: The city of Paris is founded.
  2. 1099 Saturday: During the First Crusade, Christian soldiers marched around the occupied city of Jerusalem before launching their attack.  Behind the walls, the Mohammedans holding the walls laughed and jeered at them.  Little did they know that when the Crusaders finally stormed the city, many of the jihadists would be put to the sword.
  3. 1153 Wednesday: The reign of the 167th Roman Catholic Pope Eugene III comes to an end on this date.  Eugene first picked up Holy Cross and pontifical duties on February 15, 1145 and guided his global flock until today.
  4. 1497 Thursday: Vasco de Gama departs Lisbon, Portugal, bound for India around the Horn of Africa.
  5. 1608 Tuesday: Samuel de Champlain established the first French settlement around Quebec.
  6. 1623 Saturday: After 2 years and 149 days, the reign of the 234th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XV ends.  He first became pontiff on February 09, 1621 and guided the Holy Roman Catholic Church until today.
  7. 1654 Wednesday: The first Jewish colonist to arrive in the American Colonies, Jacob Barsimmon, arrives in Manhattan. 
  8. 1663 Sunday: King Charles II of England granted a Royal Charter to Rhode Island.
  9. 1693 Wednesday: The City of New York authorized the first uniforms for police officers.
  10. 1709 Monday: Peter the Great defeated Charles XII at Poltava, Ukraine, which effectively ended the dominance of Sweden and ended its empire.
  11. 1755 Tuesday: Britain broke off diplomatic relations with France over rising tensions between the two world powers over their colonies in the New World.
  12. 1758 Saturday: During the French and Indian Wars (the Seven Years War), British and Colonial troops assault the French and Native American fortifications at Fort Ticonderoga, New York.
  13. 1776 Monday: Colonel John Nixon gave the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence outside the State House (now Independence Hall) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  14. 1777 Tuesday: Vermont becomes the first state to abolish slavery and permits male suffrage.
  15. 1792 Sunday: France declares war on Prussia and Austria on this date.  Austria had brought troops up to the border it shared with France and threatened invasion (although it did not initiate one).  France- offended at the actions of the Austrians- said to hell with this and declared war on the Austrians and added Austria’s ally Prussia to the mix.  France always hated Prussia.  The reason the Austrians’ threatened invasion is that France was mired in its revolution and its revolutionary attitudes- much like the Bolsheviks in 1917 and onward- wanted to spread its craziness to other countries that simply weren’t having none of it.
  16. 1795 Wednesday: Kent County Free School changed its name to Washington College.  It was the first college to bear the name of the nation’s first president, George Washington.
  17. 1796 Friday: The United States State Department issues the first passports to citizens heading abroad.
  18. 1797 Saturday: The U.S. Senate rules against Senator William Blount of Tennessee in the first impeachment and trial of a U.S. official and expels him immediately.
  19. 1800 Tuesday: Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse inoculates his son with the first cowpox vaccination in England.  Much to everyone’s amazement, the boy did not die but survived.  
  20. 1815 Saturday: Louis XVIII returned to Paris after the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte.
  21. 1833 Monday: Russia and Turkey sign a mutual defense treaty.
  22. 1853 Friday: An expedition led by Commodore Matthew Perry arrived in Tokyo Bay, Japan, on a mission to seek diplomatic and trade relations with the Japanese.
  23. 1861 Monday: Confederate General Henry Hopkins Sibley becomes commander of the New Mexico Territory’s Rebel forces.
  24. 1865 Saturday: C. E. Barnes patented the machine gun.  The thing is, this was NOT a ‘machine gun’ but an automatic cannon– can you imagine? [i]
  25. 1870 Friday: The U.S. Congress authorizes the control and the issuance of trademarks.
  26. 1876 Saturday: In Hamburg, South Carolina, white supremacists- aka DEMOCRATS- attack black Republicans killing 5 of them and wounding others.  
  27. 1879 Tuesday: The first ship to use electric lights sailed from San Francisco, CA.
  28. 1881 Friday: Edward Berner, a druggist in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, poured chocolate syrup on ice cream in a dish.  To this time chocolate syrup had only been used in making ice cream sodas.
  29. 1889 Monday: The Wall Street Journal began publishing on this date in history.  Elsewhere, John L. Sullivan defeated Jake Kilrain, in the last bare-knuckle fight.  The bout lasted a whopping 75 rounds.
  30. 1892 Friday: At Worcester, Massachusetts, the founding members organize the American Psychological Association.
  31. 1895 Monday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future 61st U.S. Attorney General James P. McGranery is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from April 04, 1952, until January 20, 1953.
  32. 1907 Monday: Florins Ziegfeld staged his first “Follies” on the roof of the New York Theater.
  33. 1908 Wednesday: Future 41st vice president of the United States—Republican, Nelson Rockefeller who would serve under President Gerald R. Ford—was born on this date in Bar Harbor, Maine.  Rockefeller became vice president on December 19, 1974 and served until January 20, 1977.
  34. 1911 Saturday: Cowgirl “Two-Gun Nan” Aspinwall became the first woman to make a solo trip by horse across the United States, arriving in New York 10 months after departing San Francisco.
  35. 1919 Tuesday: President Woodrow Wilson received a tumultuous welcome in New York City after returning from the Versailles Peace Conference in France.
  36. 1923 Sunday: Republican President Warren G. Harding becomes the first sitting president to visit Alaska.  Note: a Republican did this, not a Democrat.
  37. 1940 Monday: In Kempston, Bedfordshire, UK, future bassist and vocalist with the British band, the Soft Machine[ii]– Roy Babbington- is born.
  38. 1941 Tuesday: As the Axis juggernaut steams forward through the Baltic states, the occupiers require that ALL Jews wear yellow stars for easy identification. 
  39. 1943 Thursday: On the fourth day of the massive tank-and-air battle at Kursk, in the Soviet Union, German Field Marshal Walter Model commits the last Axis tank reserves in a desperate bid to win the battle.  Carnage is horrendous what with tens of thousands killed by the hour.  Smoke billows from the shells of destroyed tanks, tanks the Russians can replace which the Germans cannot. 
  40. 1944 Saturday: Future Allman Brothers Band[iii] drummer, Johnny “Jaimoe” Johnson is born on this date in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
  41. 1947 Tuesday: Demolition work began in New York City for the new permanent headquarters of the United Nations.  Meanwhile, a New Mexico newspaper, the Roswell Daily Record, quoted officials at Roswell Army Airfield as saying they had recovered a “flying saucer” that crashed onto a ranch; officials then said it was actually a weather balloon.  To this day and rightly so there are millions who believe what fell to Earth was alien spaceship carrying extraterrestrial beings.
  42. 1948 Thursday: Colin Walker—future cellist with the British rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[iv] from 1972-1974—was born in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, England on this date.
  43. 1949 Friday: Famed future chef, Wolfgang Puck, was born in Austria on this date.  
  44. 1950 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman named General Douglas McArthur commander-in-chief of the United Nations forces in Korea; however, the president had to sack the general nine months later due to his insubordination in that he almost caused nuclear war between the U.S., China, and Russia.
  45. 1953 Wednesday: Notre Dame announced that the next five years of its football games would appear in theaters over closed-circuit TV.
  46. 1960 Friday: The Soviet Union charged Gary Powers, whom the Russian military shot down in his U-2 spy plane, with espionage. 
  47. 1962 Sunday: Just after midnight local time, Alitalia Flight 771, a DC-8, crashed as it was approaching Bombay (Mumbai), India, killing all 94 people on board it. 
  48. 1963 Monday: Over rising tensions between the United States and Cuba, the federal government froze all Cuban assets within the country.
  49. 1965 Thursday: Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 21, a Douglas DC-6B, crashed in British Columbia after the tail separated from the fuselage; all 52 people aboard the flight died in the mishap in what authorities said was the result of an apparent bombing.
  50. 1968 Monday: The Egyptian and Israeli Armies conduct artillery duels along the Suez Canal.
  51. 1970 Wednesday: Jim Ray Hart of the San Francisco Giants became the first National League player in 59 seasons to collect six runs-batted-in during a single inning.
  52. 1972 Saturday: The Nixon administration announced a deal to sell $750 million in grain to the Soviet Union.  However, the Soviets were also engaged in secretly buying subsidized American grain, resulting in what critics dubbed “The Great Grain Robbery.”
  53. 1975 Tuesday: President Gerald R. Ford announced he would seek a second term of office.
  54. 1981 Wednesday: The Solar Challenger became the first solar-powered airplane to fly across the English Channel.
  55. 1986 Tuesday: Kurt Waldheim underwent inauguration as the president of Austria despite controversy over his alleged ties to Nazi war crimes.  Elsewhere, Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, widely regarded as the father of the nuclear Navy, died in Arlington, Virginia.
  56. 1994 Friday: Kim Il Sung, North Korea’s communist dictator since 1948, died at age 82.
  57. 1997 Tuesday: NATO invites Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic to join the organization.  Elsewhere, Kurt Waldheim took the oath of office as the president of Austria despite controversy over his ALLEGED ties to Nazi war crimes.
  58. 1999 Thursday: NATO invited Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic to join the alliance.
  59. 2003 Tuesday: Sudan Airways Flight 139 crashes near Port Sudan, resulting in the loss of 116 people.
  60. 2004 Thursday: Venus Williams beat Lindsay Davenport 6-3, 7-6 (3) for her first Grand Slam title, becoming the first black female champion at Wimbledon since Althea Gibson in 1957-58.  
  61. 2007 Sunday: Boeing launches its newest aircraft Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
  62. 2011 Friday: Space Shuttle Atlantis blasts off to conduct the final mission of the NASA space shuttle program.  Elsewhere, former first lady Betty Ford died in Rancho Mirage at age 93.       
  63. 2013 Monday: Pope Francis condemns the “Global indifference” to the plight of immigrants who have drowned trying to reach Europe; he honors them in a mass held on Lampedusa, the largest island of the Italian Pelage Islands in the Mediterranean Sea.  Elsewhere, the mission of the NASA Curiosity Mars rover begins as it makes way to its destination and drives to Mount Sharp.  Meanwhile, three women who had been held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade broke their public silence in a YouTube video; in it, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight thanked the public for the encouragement and financial support allowing them to restart their lives.  Their captor, Ariel Castro, a piece of shit, committed suicide in prison.
  64. 2014 Tuesday:  The U.S. Federal Reserve announces that it will end its current monetary policy of quantitative easing by ceasing bond purchases after October of this year. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama appealed to Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency spending to deal with the immigration crisis on the nation’s southern border, where unaccompanied children were showing up by the thousands.  Republican lawmakers rejected the request. 
  65. 2015 Wednesday: According to Brainy History, nuclear talks between Iran and Western nations fail to conclude by today’s extended deadline, leading both sides to agree to another extension; Iran seeks removal of all U.N. sanctions in exchange for limitations on its nuclear development activities.   
  66. 2016 Friday:  The French house of fashion, Christian Dior, appoints Maria Granzi Chiuri, an Italian designer, to be its first female artistic director.   Elsewhere, the War on Terror continues as two Boko Haram suicide bombers target a mosque in Nigeria’s Borno state town of Damboa.  One makes it inside and sets off his suicide vests killing six poor souls and wounding numerous others.  The second one, however, is stopped before he can plunge inside and ignite his charges.
  67. 2017 Saturday: At the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, world powers lined up against President Donald J. Trump on climate change, reaffirming support for international efforts to fight global warming.  On trade, the U.S. and international partners endorsed open markets while acknowledging that countries had a right to put up barriers to block unfair practices.  After their first face-to-face meeting, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he thought Trump believed his denials of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential vote.
  68. 2018 Sunday:  After 16 days trapped in the depths of a cave complex in Thailand, a combined team of Thai military and international divers bring out the first group of four boys in a lengthy, arduous process.  Eventually, they would rescue all of them.  Meanwhile, in Asmara, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Eritrea announce the reestablishment of diplomatic relations after a lapse of almost 20 years.
  69. 2019 Monday:  U.S. federal prosecutors indict extremely wealthy mystery financier Jeffrey Epstein on fresh charges of child sex trafficking, child sexual abuse, and other charges of lewd conduct and molestation.   Meanwhile, German powerhouse bank, Deutsche Bank, begins laying off more than 18,000 employees as it restructures its operations.
  70. 2020 Wednesday: Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Bat Flu Virus statistics for today, first for the planet: 11,910,220 confirmed cases, UP 215,454 new cases, 546,318 confirmed deaths, UP 6,161 new deaths, and 6,506,408 confirmed recoveries, UP 156,866 new recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States of America: 3,109,550 confirmed cases, UP 61,428 new cases, 134,291 confirmed deaths, UP 969 new deaths, and 936,249 confirmed recoveries, UP 17,951 new recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs our famed chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the numbers for the Golden State first: 289,468 confirmed cases, 6,562 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries, because Gov. Gavin Newsom is a POS hack politician.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,071 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 797 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor David Ige.  Finally, here are the stats for the communist overrun Ever-Red (Evergreen) State: 38,517 confirmed cases, 1,394 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm for Blue States, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- shame on you, Governor Jay Inslee.  For fun, let’s look at the Empire State, here are their stats: 402,338 confirmed cases, 32,219 confirmed deaths, and 370,119 confirmed recoveries.  In New York, two men bear blame for all the deaths and must lose their qualified immunity: Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill “Never Met a Communist I didn’t like” Di Blasio.  Both men should be in prison for their ineptitude in handling this traumatic disease from CHINA.
  71. 2020 Wednesday A: For additional fun, let’s look at the statistics for communist China, the backward Maoist nation, the place where the Xi Jinping Bat Flu had its birth: 83,581 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and 78,590 confirmed recoveries.   Sadly, with the communist crackdown in Hong Kong, we have been unable to get actual stats for the communist mainland but according to our sources, times the number of cases and deaths by 10 to arrive at the true number.
  72. 2020 Wednesday B: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,067.28, UP 177.10 points (0.68%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ, a record close:  10,492.50, UP 148.61 points (1.44%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,169.94, UP 24.62 points (0.78%).  Price of GOLD: $1,890.19 per troy oz., -0.70 (-0.04%) Here is the price of SILVER: $19.17 per troy oz., +0.009 (+0.05%).  Price of PLATINUM: $883.90 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.84 per #, +0.013 (+0.46%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $40.79, -0.11 (-0.27%).
  73. 2020 Wednesday C: The U.S. Supreme Court in a 7-2 vote says the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious orders like them do not have to provide contraception to employees as Barack Hussein Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act demanded they do.  Ba-boom!  Obama takes one in the puss!  Meanwhile, Jeffrey Epstein’s procurer and fixer Ghislaine Maxwell as of today is still alive in the jail where she is being held.  She was arrested the past Friday and is still drawing breath.   This makes SIX DAYS.  
  74. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 186,306,384 confirmed cases, +466,943, 4,025,765 confirmed deaths, +9,022 and 170,455,339 confirmed recoveries, +393,174.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,676,893 confirmed cases, UP 38,327 from yesterday’s reporting, 622,213 confirmed deaths, UP 450, [v] and 29,203,194 confirmed recoveries, UP 37,267.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vi]  
  75. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 303,853 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 155,342 deaths  
  76. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,830,304 confirmed cases, 63,809 confirmed deaths, and 2,077,921 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,392,186 confirmed cases, 38,033 confirmed deaths, and 2,234,117 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,196 confirmed cases, 519 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 456,938 confirmed cases, 6,041 confirmed deaths, and 227,331 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Northern Mariana Islands: they have 183 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [vii]    
  77. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 844,989 confirmed cases, 6,432 confirmed deaths, and 834,687 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Taiwan, aka FREE CHINA, 142nd country on the list: 15,149 cases of the virus, 718 confirmed deaths and 12,758 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  78. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,421.93, DOWN 259.86 points (-0.75%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,558.79, DOWN 105.28 points (-0.01%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,320.82, DOWN 37.31 points (-0.86%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.84 per barrel, -0.09 (-0.12%).  The price of GOLD is $1,806.00 per troy oz., +5.80 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $25.99 per troy ounce, -0.00 (-0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,071.20 per troy oz, -3.30 (-0.31%) while the price of COPPER is $4.26 per pound, 0.00 (0.00%). [ix] The price of PALLADIUM is $2,793.11 per troy oz, -12.68 (-0.45%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $18,300.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-3.17%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,452.25 per troy oz., -35.00 (-1.41%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.03.     In Uzbekistani Som, one greenback equals 10,625.75 and in Vanuatu Vatu, a U.S. greenback equals 109.50 and in Venezuelan Bolivar, one dollar equals 213,831,072,291.40 of theirs- that’s socialism for you .[xii]        
  79. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.308 per gallon, $3.014 in Florida, $4.036 in Hawaii, and $3.826 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Virginia: $2.944.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Malawi: $4.197 per U.S. Gallon. [xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,499,074,351,892 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after the United Kingdom, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Ireland with $318 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  80. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 107 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 13 since her one and only trip to the southern border.   Next, here are the stats as presented by One America News regarding the calamity befalling the nation along the border and across the country: (1) Cost this Day of caring for the Illegal Alien Tsunami: $538,863,680.  (2) Cost this Year of caring for the Illegal Alien Invasion: $206,566,309,888.  Next, (3) Number of Illegal Aliens who have crossed the border in 2021: 2,117,139.  Finally, (4) Total Number of Illegal Aliens estimated to be lurking across the United States: 36,117,146.  Folks, this is a CONSERVATIVE ESTIMATE.  You see, since the inception of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day back in 2009, we estimated the number at between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number is closer to 75-100 million.  This simply must stop and it must stop NOW.
  81. 2021 Thursday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– Now here’s a good one: Joe Biden is repurposing $860 million of COVID-19 relief to care for his invasion of illegal alien brats.  You know, I remember when President Donald J. Trump repurposed some defense funds to build the wall along the border and members of my party went bat crap crazy. [xvi]. Elsewhere, on top of what Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, is sending to Texas to help quell the illegal alien invasion, she is sending another 125 National Guard troops to spend three months there.  Thank you, Governor Noem, thank you.
  82. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– In Haiti, after the assassination of the president, law enforcement engaged in running battles with various thugs.  Eventually, they began rounding some of them up including a Haitian American.  Things will NOT end well for him.  Elsewhere, former South African President Jacob Zuma turned himself into South African law enforcement authorities to answer for corruption charges.  Next, South Korea says that North Korean murdering thug dictator Kim Jong Un has lost 44-pounds.
  83. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– A new study conducted in the United Kingdom says that very few children must shelter in fear from the ‘VID.   Meanwhile, California’s shame Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra says the government has ‘every right to know the vaccination status of the American people because the government spent loads of money developing the vaccines.’  We say to Secretary Becerra: “Go screw yourself, idiot.  Let’s see you break HIPPA laws.”  Add to that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton saying that the ‘door-to-door thing’ about going to neighborhoods house by house to check on vaccine status is NOT going to work.  Heck, we could have told you that.  Of other interest- Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci now says to people refusing to get the experimental vaccine, ‘Get over it.’  How about we get ‘over you?’
  84. 2021 Thursday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Pfizer is seeking FDA approval for a third vaccine injection.  Now, this is getting crazy.  Tucker Carlson reported this evening that people involved in vaccine trials said that problems really increased after the third injection causing people to fall out of the program.  This is getting scary.
  85. 2021 Thursday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– “Kooky Kamala” Harris announces the launch of a $25 million bid to corrupt U.S. elections.  Of course, she claims the money is to go to supporting democracy, but we all know that that is a load of festering crap.
  86. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden spoke today on the embarrassing pullout from Afghanistan.  It was difficult to decipher what the drooling moron was saying.  What we thought he said was that the withdrawal will be complete by August 31 of this year.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms are rushing in to fill the vacuum.  Rep. Fred Keller, R-Pa 12th CD, says that the ‘withdrawal from Afghanistan should come from a position of strength,’ not this cowardly exit.
  87. 2021 Thursday M: Political News I– Most voters say that schools should stick to teaching ‘traditional values’ and not this ‘Criminal uh, Critical Race Theory’ crap they are pushing.  Amen.  Meanwhile, Senator Tommy Tuberville says that ‘funding should be stripped from schools teaching CRT.’  Amen to this, too.
  88. 2021 Thursday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– After their initial ruling caused a backlash among the American people, the Internal Revenue Service decided that they would approve tax-exempt status for the nonprofit group, “Christians Engaged.”  Originally, the IRS announced it would not approve tax exempt status for Christian groups as they are typically ‘pro-Trump.’  Meanwhile, the Biden regime blasts Israel for destroying yet another home of a Palestinian terrorist.  Oh, well.  Next, the regime’s military wing in the Pentagon has a new report that suggests the possibility of NUCLEAR WAR is going way up.  Funny how we weren’t worried about anyone dropping nukes while Donald J. Trump was residing in the White House. [xvii]
  89. 2021 Thursday O: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch raised an important question today on Newsmax regarding January 06, 2021: did U.S. banks hand over data on their customers who were in or around the U.S. Capitol on the day of the FALSE FLAG OPERATION carried out by the Democrats to the FBI?  We believe he is onto something that should cause customers of these banks to close their accounts and go elsewhere much more friendly to them.  Elsewhere, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has confiscated record amounts of illegal pot grows run by Mexican drug cartels within the county.  Meanwhile, an FBI task force member was ambushed, shot, and killed outside a federal building in Indiana.  Looks like the chickens are coming home to roost.  Next, prisoners sent home by the CARES Act are quivering in fear about the pandemic ending and them having to return to prison to finish their sentences.  Finally, Stormy Daniels’ pimp, uh, attorney, Michael Avenatti, received a prison sentence of 30 months for trying to extort Nike.
  90. 2021 Thursday P: Mass Shootings News– The uncle of the one-month-old tot shot in the head in Chicago over the past week says that it ‘feels like no one cares.’   In other firearm-related news, Tucson, Arizona, says it ‘won’t obey the Second Amendment sanctuary law passed by the state government.  Go in there and clean out that nest of snakes.
  91. 2021 Thursday Q: Big Tech News– Dozens of states are suing Google over its monopolistic control of commerce at its site.  We hope to see CEO Sundar Pichai stripped of his citizenship and deported back to Somalia or wherever the hell his bastard birth was.   Next, attorney Brooke Rollins says that President Donald J. Trump is ‘David’ taking on BIG TECH’S ‘Goliath.’  Rep. Brian Babin, R-TX 36th CD said that he’s ‘glad’ that President Donald J. Trump is taking on BIG TECH and their leftist allies.
  92. 2021 Thursday R: Florida State News– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, has raised $4 million in campaign contributions during the 2nd quarter.  His opponent, Rep. Val Demings, DS-FL 10th CD, thinks she is going to topple Senator Rubio.  We don’t think so, especially after her dismal performance as one of the most BORING impeachment prosecutors in the second impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump.
  93. 2021 Thursday S: Michigan State News– Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig- expected to run against Michigan’s authoritarian Governor Gretchen “Gravel Gertie” Whitmer in 2022 blasted the governor, her fake news allies, and celebrities backing her up.  We think Chief Craig is a lock on the governor’s mansion.
  94. 2021 Thursday T: Missouri State News– Governor Mike Parson, R-MO, signed a COVID-19 liability law into being effective August 31, 2021, that will protect all business owners from liability brought by customers unless it can be proven they willfully inflicted the Chi-Vi on their customers.
  95. 2021 Thursday U: Economic News– Weekly jobless claims came in at 373,000, higher than the anticipated 350,000 economists expected.  Joe Biden knows nothing about what to do about the economy.  Next, Tesla automotive sales in Germany grew by a record 431-percent.  Elsewhere, consumer borrowing jumped by a record amount for the American people in May of this year.
  96. 2021 Thursday V: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump is set to headline the upcoming CPAC event in Dallas, Texas, from July 09-11, 2021.  Everyone is excited because they understand that whatever the scurrilous, scumbag Democrats (and their RINO stooges) throw at him, he comes out smelling like a rose.
  97. 2021 Thursday W: Sports News– The Phoenix Suns beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118 to 108 to take a two-game lead in the 2021 NBA Finals.  Next game is Sunday night in Milwaukee.
  98. 2022 Friday: Stick around to uncover the truth along with all of us…what could be happening today?  One thing we will say- this year’s news will most likely appear next year.  Don’t want the Joestapo to come looking for us anytime soon, sons-of-bitches.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0885 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Monsoon Sunset.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] Chef Bea O’Malley.

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

184. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 03, 2022

1942 Friday: Adolf Hitler and other officers fly to Field Marshal Von Bock’s headquarters in the Ukraine. The Fuhrer needs to keep maximum pressure on the Soviets as Case Blau- the 1942 campaign to secure the oilfields in the Caucasus- can proceed at full steam. The campaign will also include the investiture of Stalingrad on the Volga River as once the Volga supply line is cut, no more oil can flow north to Moscow and Soviet military operations there.

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184. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 03, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Potter Stewart; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Hubert Work; U.S. Secretary of State James F. Byrnes; U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander; Argent featuring John Verity, the Beach Boys featuring Brian Wilson, the Doors featuring Jim Morrison, Free featuring Andy Fraser, Little Feat featuring Paul Barrere, and the Rolling Stones featuring Brian Jones:

  1. 683 Tuesday: St. Leo II ends his reign as the 80th Roman Catholic Pope.  St. Leo became pontiff on August 17, 682, and guided his flock until today.  
  2. 1608 Thursday: Samuel de Champlain founded the city of Quebec on this date in history.
  3. 1754 Wednesday: During the French-and-Indian War (the Seven-Year War), General George Washington surrenders Ft. Necessity to the French troops.
  4. 1775 Monday: General George Washington took command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  5. 1778 Friday: British forces massacre 360 men, women, and children in Wyoming, Pennsylvania.
  6. 1790 Saturday: In Paris, the marquis of Condorcet proposed granting civil rights to women.  
  7. 1814 Sunday: American forces capture Ft. Erie in Canada.
  8. 1844 Wednesday: Ambassador Caleb Cushing successfully negotiated a commercial treaty with China that opened five Chinese ports to U.S. merchants and protected the rights of U.S. citizens in China.
  9. 1848 Monday: In the Danish West Indies (now the U.S. Virgin Islands), the authorities free the slaves.
  10. 1852 Saturday: Congress establishes the United States’ second mint in San Francisco, California.
  11. 1860 Tuesday: In Marion Center, Pennsylvania, future 29th U.S. Interior Secretary Hubert Work is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Work would serve under Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge from March 04, 1923, to July 24, 1928.
  12. 1863 Friday: The three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania ended in a major victory for the North as Confederate troops failed to breach Union positions during an assault known as “Pickett’s Charge.”
  13. 1871 Monday: Jesse James and his gang rob the bank at Corydon, Iowa, of $45,000.  Elsewhere, the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive on this date and named it, “Montezuma.”
  14. 1876 Monday: Montenegro declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
  15. 1884 Thursday: Dow Jones & Company publishes its first stock average.
  16. 1890 Thursday: Idaho became the Union’s 43rd state.
  17. 1898 Sunday: The U.S. Navy defeated a Spanish fleet outside Santiago Bay in Cuba, during the Spanish-American War.  American troops occupy deserted Wake Island in the Pacific Ocean.
  18. 1903 Friday: The first cable across the Pacific Ocean was spliced between Honolulu, Midway, Guam, and Manila.
  19. 1913 Thursday: During a 50th anniversary reunion at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Civil War veterans re-enacted Pickett’s Charge, which ended with embraces and handshakes between the former enemies.
  20. 1915 Saturday: U.S. forces occupy Haiti and remain there until 1934.
  21. 1922 Monday: “Fruit Garden and Home” magazine hit newsstands across America.  The company publishing it later changed its name to “Better Homes and Gardens.”
  22. 1924 Thursday: Clarence Birdseye founded the General Seafood Corp.
  23. 1930 Thursday: Congress created the U.S. Veterans Administration.
  24. 1934 Tuesday: The U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC) made its first payment on this date, and it went to a woman named Lydia Losiger.
  25. 1937 Saturday: Del Mar racetrack opened in California.  
  26. 1938 Sunday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt marked the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg by dedicating the Eternal Light Peace Memorial.
  27. 1940 Wednesday: The British Royal Navy sinks the French fleet at Oran in Algeria, to prevent it from falling into Nazi hands.  Elsewhere, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello debuted on NBC radio.  Meanwhile, in Maryville, Tennessee, future GOP Senator Lamar Alexander is born.  Representing his state, he entered the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2003. 
  28. 1941 Thursday: The 73rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Harlan F. Stone moved up to become the 12th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice on this date.  As associate justice, President Calvin Coolidge nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph McKenna.  He assumed his position on the court March 02, 1925, and served until today.  As chief justice, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Stone to fill the seat of Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes.  In this position, Stone served until April 22, 1946.
  29. 1942 Friday: Adolf Hitler and other officers fly to Field Marshal Von Bock’s headquarters in the Ukraine.  The Fuhrer needs to keep maximum pressure on the Soviets as Case Blau- the 1942 campaign to secure the oilfields in the Caucasus- can proceed at full steam.  The campaign will also include the investiture of Stalingrad on the Volga River as once the Volga supply line is cut, no more oil can flow north to Moscow and Soviet military operations there.
  30. 1944 Monday: During World War II, Soviet forces recaptured the city of Minsk.  The fighting was fierce as the Germans were determined to hold the historic city but eventually, they ran out of supplies and were driven out- the ones not killed or captured, that is.  Elsewhere, the U.S. First Army opened a general offensive to break out of the hedgerow area of Normandy, France.
  31. 1945 Tuesday: The first civilian passenger car built since February 1942 drove off the assembly line at the Ford Motor Company plant in Detroit.  World War II had caused production to be diverted so the company could manufacture the machines of war.  Elsewhere, the 49th U.S. Secretary of State James F. Byrnes assumed his post today.  He served under President Harry S. Truman from today until January 21, 1947.
  32. 1948 Saturday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the Southern rock band, Little Feat[i]—Paul Barrere—is born in Burbank, California, on this date.
  33. 1949 Sunday:  Future guitarist with the British rock band, Argent[ii], John Verity, is born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England on this date.
  34. 1950 Monday: The first carrier strikes of the Korean War took place as the USS Valley Forge and the HMS Triumph sent fighter planes against North Korean targets.
  35. 1952 Thursday: Andy Fraser, the original bassist with the British rock group, Free[iii], is born on this date in Paddington, London, England.
  36. 1954 Saturday: Food rationing ended in Great Britain almost nine years after the end of World War II.
  37. 1962 Tuesday: Jackie Robinson became the first black to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
  38. 1969 Thursday: Brian Jones, 27-year-old lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones[iv] was found dead in the bottom of his swimming pool on his estate in Hartfield, East Sussex, England.  Jones was among the greatest musicians in the world being able to pick up any instrument and to then master it in a relatively short time.  However, his drug problems forced the Stones to terminate his position in the band, a band he founded because of his inability to attain entrance into the U.S. for the next Stones tour.  Elsewhere, the biggest explosion in the history of rocketry occurs when the Soviet N-1 rocket explodes and subsequently destroys its launchpad.  
  39. 1970 Friday: 200,000 people attend the Atlanta Pop Festival.  The lineup included some of the all-time great performers of the time including the Allman Brothers Band, Ballin’ Jack, Bloodrock, Cactus, the Chambers Brothers, Grand Funk Railroad, Richie Havens, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, It’s a Beautiful Day, B.B. King, Lee Michaels, Mott the Hoople, Mountain, Poco, Procol Harum, Rare Earth, John Sebastian (of the Lovin’ Spoonful), Spirit, Ten Years After, Johnny Winters, and numerous others.  What a show.
  40. 1971 Saturday: Lead singer of the Doors[v]—Jim Morrison—dies from a drug overdose in Paris, France, on this date.
  41. 1976 Saturday: Israel launches the raid at Entebbe Airport in Uganda to rescue 103 passengers and crew of an Air France flight being held hostage by pro-Palestinian hijackers/terrorists and with the aid of Dictator Idi Amin.  Elsewhere, after a 12-year-lapse, Brian Wilson performs with the Beach Boys[vi].
  42. 1979 Tuesday: President Jimmy Carter signs the first directive for secret aid to the opponents of the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul, Afghanistan.   Meanwhile, Dan White, convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting deaths of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and gay Supervisor Harvey Milk, was sentenced to seven years and eight months in prison.  He ended up doing five years. 
  43. 1981 Friday: The Associated Press ran its first story about two rare illnesses afflicting homosexual men—the medical world later renamed one of the diseases AIDS.  Meanwhile, the 92nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Potter Stewart stepped down from the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated his fellow party member to fill the seat of Associate Justice Harold Hitz Burton.  Stewart served from October 14, 1958, until today.
  44. 1986 Thursday: President Ronald Reagan presided over a ceremony in New York Harbor that saw the relighting of the renovated Statue of Liberty.
  45. 1987 Friday: British millionaire Richard Branson and Per Lindstrand became the first hot-air balloon travelers to cross the Atlantic, parachuting into the sea as their craft went down off the Scottish coast.
  46. 1988 Sunday: In the Straits of Hormuz, the USS Vincennes—in error—shoots down an Iranian Airbus 300, killing 290 people.
  47. 1989 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that states do NOT have to provide funds for abortions.
  48. 1991 Wednesday: President George H.W. Bush formally inaugurated the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota.
  49. 1996 Wednesday: Enthusiastic Russians flocked to the polls to re-elect Boris Yeltsin president over his Communist (POS) challenger Gennady Zyuganov in a runoff.  It was at this point that the West should have embraced Russia and brought them into the fold.  There is NO reason WHY Russia should be isolated or worse- pushed into a suicidal relationship with the Chi-Coms- but the West was too ignorant and uncaring to pull off one of the smartest moves in history: welcoming Russia to civilized society.
  50. 2003 Thursday: The U.S. put a $25 million bounty on Saddam Hussein, and $15 million apiece for each of his two murderous sons.  The $30 million reward for Odai and Qusai Hussein went to a tipster whose information led U.S. troops to their hideout, where the brothers died in a violent gun-battle.
  51. 2009 Friday: In a surprise announcement, Sarah Palin said she would resign as Alaska governor, effective July 26, 2009.
  52. 2011 Sunday: A tourist boat traveling off the coast of Mexico’s Baja California sinks resulting in the disappearance of 23 people.
  53. 2012 Tuesday: After U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton apologizes for a U.S. airstrike that killed 26 Pakistani soldiers and other officials, Pakistan reopens a key NATO supply route into Afghanistan.
  54. 2013 Wednesday: Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi suffers being overthrown by the military after four days of protests across the country demanding his resignation, to which he did not respond.  Morsi, someone the Obama regime promoted, languishes in an Egyptian jail convicted of murdering protesters during the riots.
  55. 2014 Thursday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 17,000 for the first time.  
  56. 2015 Friday: Aetna—health insurance company giant—announces that it is going to purchase Humana for $37 billion using a combination of cash and stocks.  The combining of the two companies will help them compete against rivals such as Anthem much better.
  57. 2017 Monday: At a speech at the Palace of Versailles, French President Emanuel Macron, socialist-at-heart that he is, proposes drastic radical changes to the government including the reduction of the number of MPs. 
  58. 2018 Tuesday: Both the U.S. Justice and U.S. Education Departments rescind Obama-era affirmative action policies in college admissions. 
  59. 2019 Wednesday: According to ‘new research’ by Verisk Maplecroft, once again, the United States is ‘pure evil’ in that Americans produce the MOST WASTE per head and recycles the least, around 35-percent whereas Germany is the best in that it recycles at or around 68-percent.  What virtue signaling!  You go, Germany, after the trouble you caused the world in the 1930s and the 1940s, it’s good to see you trying to do something right.
  60. 2020 Friday: Today, President Donald J. Trump gave a superb speech in South Dakota at Mount Rushmore.  Native American groups protest it saying it’s ‘their land, they want it back, etc., etc.,’ but we say, ‘enough is enough.’  Meanwhile, the NFL franchise the Washington Redskins say they are open to changing their name to keep up with the times.  May we proffer a suggestion: how about the Washington Black Lives Matter, can you pander any better than that?   In Moscow, President Vladimir Putin laughs at the U.S. Embassy which is flying the RAINBOW flag overhead.  Can we not embarrass ourselves any more than this?  For Christ’s sake!
  61. 2020 Friday A: Here are today’s stats for communist China’s gift to the world, Xi Jinping’s Bat Flu, aka COVID-19, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Chinese Wuhan Virus Crisis, first the planet: 11,037,625 confirmed cases, up 343,337 new cases, 532,898 confirmed deaths, UP 7,688, and 5,834,837 confirmed recoveries, UP 354,443.  Next, here are the numbers for the United States: 2,847,469 confirmed cases, UP 105,628, 131,509 confirmed deaths, UP 1,362, and 864,762 confirmed recoveries, UP 20,539.    
  62. 2020 Friday B: In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day uses chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 248,235 confirmed cases, 6,263 confirmed deaths, and once again, Gov. Gavin Newsom shares NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the numbers for the Aloha State: 946 confirmed cases, 18 confirmed deaths, and 736 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the numbers for the Evergreen State (a place we call the “Ever-Red State” because of its communist politics): 34,919 confirmed cases, 1,342 confirmed deaths, and like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2020 Friday C: Here are today’s Stock Market numbers: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,827.36, UP 92.39 points (0.36%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 10,207.63, UP 53 points (0.52%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,130.01, UP 14.15 points (0.45%).
  64. 2021 Saturday:  Tensions continue building round Taiwan what with Chairman Xi threatening to invade FREE CHINA, the TRUE CHINA, the ONLY CHINA.  Japan is preparing to come to their defense along with whoever is running the show in Washington, D.C.  We think Chairman Xi is a lunatic… time to light up the Chi-Coms with neutron bombs.  Purify the land, reclaim it, and free Tibet, Hong Kong, Macau, get the Chi-Coms out of Nepal, Central Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, get them out…
  65. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 184,241,216 confirmed cases, +41,029, 3,987,378 confirmed deaths, +8,056 and 168,611,822 confirmed recoveries, +34,923.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,588,176 confirmed cases, UP 9,245 from yesterday’s reporting, 621,255 confirmed deaths, UP 284, [vii] and 29,087,421 confirmed recoveries, UP 15,906.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [viii]  
  66. 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 303,349 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 156,300 deaths  
  67. 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: 3,820,983 confirmed cases, 63,759 confirmed deaths, and 2,074,682 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,382,980 confirmed cases, 37,985 confirmed deaths, and 2,215,966 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,933 confirmed cases, 518 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 454,759 confirmed cases, 5,987 confirmed deaths, and 226,690 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Muriel Bowser’s hellhole- the District of Columbia: they have 49,378 confirmed cases, 1,141 confirmed deaths, and 34,956 confirmed recoveries. [ix]    
  68. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 842,648 confirmed cases, 6,429 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 833,794 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Vietnam, 137th country on the list: 19,310 cases of the virus, 84 confirmed deaths and 7,643 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  69. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,786.35, UP 152.82 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,693.33, UP 116.95 points (+0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,352.34, UP 32.40 points (+0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.19 per barrel, +0.03 (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,787.70 per troy oz., +4.40 (+0.25%) while the price of SILVER is $26.60 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,089.60 per troy oz, +1.90 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, +0.00 (+0.07%). [xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,785.54 per troy oz, +21.67 (+0.78%). [xii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,500.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-2.99%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., +20,500.00 (+3.49%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.76.     In Suriname Dollar, one greenback equals 20.98 and in Swazi Lilangeni, a buck equals 14.25 and in Swedish Krona, one dollar equals 8.54 of theirs. [xiv]        
  70. 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 $4.293 per gallon, $3.010 in Florida, $4.028 in Hawaii, and $3.788 in Washington state. [xv]    Let’s look at one other location- South Carolina: $2.814.  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- Ghana: $4.091 per U.S. Gallon. [xvi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,480,072,652,159 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Sweden, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Australia with $40 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.    
  71. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I–  Here are today’s figures from One America News regarding the vast numbers of illegals residing in the country as well as the bottomless pool of money they are siphoning up from the back pockets of U.S. taxpayers.  First, here is the Cost this Day of caring for these parasites: $619,279,680.  Next, here is the Total Cost this Year of caring for these denizens of the Third World: $201,167,273,984 (and the Democrats are always promising black Americans ‘reparations for slavery.’ Well, the reparations are going to illegal aliens.  Next, here is the number of illegals who have crossed the border just this year: 2,061,803.   Next, here is the estimate of illegal aliens in the country as of today (and this is a modest number): 36,061,804.  As for other illegal alien news, today is Day No. 102 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be border czar and Day No. 8 since her last ‘photo op’ to El Paso, Texas.  The Bidenistas cannot figure out a way by which they can eject this pathetic excuse for a politician from the regime.  It’s not like Barack Hussein Obama can be vice president… 
  72. 2021 Saturday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Chi-Com hacking group, ‘Indigozebra,’ is getting the blame for hacking into more than 1,000 businesses and infecting their computers with ransomware.  That’s the Chi-Coms for you.  Meanwhile, Israel is investigating a half-assed missile attack on one of its cargo ships plying the waters of the northern Indian Ocean.  The CSAV Tyndall, owned and operated by Israel until recently suffered minor damage from a missile suspected to be from Iran.  Israel, drop a nuke on those backward bastards.  Light them up!
  73. 2021 Saturday H: Political News I– Governor Larry Hogan, RINO-MD, is demanding that House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer stop playing politics with the infrastructure, meaning it’s time for them to ‘shit or get the hell off the pot.’  It’s pretty flipping bad when a RINO is bitching out the half-witted Democratic Party leadership but he’s right.  Get it going Chuck and Nancy.   Speaking of “Mumbles” Pelosi, Rep. Pete Sessions, R-TX 17th congressional district, says that the ‘January 06, 2021 ‘probe’ is a load of partisan crap.’  In other political news, Joe Biden named Amy Gutmann to be U.S. ambassador to Germany.
  74. 2021 Saturday I: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– Some wag fired 23 shots into the home of Alabama Senator Vivian Davis Figures.  Since she is a Democrat, it was probably a Jussie Smollett-style setup to gin up anger among certain communities so as to get the pot boiling before summer truly gets underway.   In other news, police take 11 men into custody after a tense standoff between the heavily armed individuals and the cops in Wakefield, Massachusetts.  In other crime-related news, Chicago Mayor Lori “Frog-Face” Lightfoot is blaming- get this- President Donald J. Trump for the humongous spike in shootings and other violence and has called Newsmax for reporting on this tragedy ‘incendiary.’  What is wrong with this crackpot woman?
  75. 2021 Saturday J: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3574 with a $61 million pot on the line: 04, 09, 21, 33, 40, and Mega 16.  Out of 135,590 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $50,773.  The winning ticket was sold at CVS in Benicia, CA 94510.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #860 with a $113 million pot up for grabs: 26, 40, 41, 55, 65, and Powerball 24.  Out of 58,617 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $33,371.
  76. 2022 Sunday: Tomorrow is the Fourth of July- all patriots must celebrate it! 

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0880 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sea Cove.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.!

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

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

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

[iv] We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members’ solo projects.  We sure as heck hope you check out the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richard, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, and Mick Taylor.  Ronnie Wood you can find during the presentation of the Faces.

[v] We promoted the music of the Doors, the famed Los Angeles, California, hard rocking psychedelic band beginning on Saturday, 18-February-2012 through 02-April-2012.  We hope you will seek this legendary band out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection.

[vi] We look forward to promoting the music of the Beach Boys and the group’s individual members- Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson as well as Alan Jardine, Mike Love, Bruce Johnson, and other members- at some point.  It will be a lengthy presentation rivaling if not surpassing the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Who, and Genesis.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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