171. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2022

2008 Friday: Like poor Tibet, Nepal also is coming under the sway of the Chi-Coms which leads to massive protests in front of the Chi-Com embassy. At least 700 Tibetans were there among the crowd, all of whom were arrested with three being slapped with charges of ‘anti-Chi-Com activities.’ Folks, who runs Nepal? The government of that nation or Beijing? The world knows the answer.

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SPRING SESSION 2022

DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 141[i]

171. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2022:

Juneteenth (substitute) Federal Holiday; Juneteenth (substitute) in 20 States, West Virginia Day (West Virginia), and American Eagle Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Attorney General Hugh S. Legaré; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Howard Mason Gore; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram and Benjamin Bristow; U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring; the Beach Boys featuring Brian Wilson, the Commodores featuring Lionel Richie, Duran Duran featuring John Taylor, the Four Tops featuring Lawrence Peyton, the Newport Pop Festival 1969 featuring Jimi Hendrix, the Miracles featuring Claudette Robinson, and Van Halen featuring Michael Anthony:

  1. 451 Tuesday: In eastern modern-day France, the Romans and their Goth allies beat the army of Attila the Hun on the Catalaunian Plains.
  2. 1567 Tuesday: By order of Don Enrique, Brazil expels its Jews.
  3. 1582 Sunday: Bishop Domingo de Salazar of Manila suppresses the Philippines.
  4. 1632 Sunday: The British crown grants the Second Lord Baltimore the exclusive right to develop the Chesapeake Bay region.
  5. 1667 Monday: The reign of the 238th Roman Catholic Pope Clement IX begins on this date.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until December 9, 1669.
  6. 1756 Sunday: Indian rebels defeat the British Army at Calcutta and imprison 146 soldiers in the infamous “Black Hole of Calcutta.”
  7. 1782 Thursday: Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the emblem of the bald eagle.
  8. 1791 Monday: King Louis XVI of France and his family attempted to flee the country in the so-called Flight to Vergennes, but their pursuers caught up with them and dragged them back to Paris.
  9. 1793 Thursday: Eli Whitney applied for a cotton gin patent.  The device initiated the American mass production concept.
  10. 1819 Sunday: The 320-ton Savannah becomes the first steamship to cross any ocean—the Atlantic Ocean.
  11. 1831 Monday: The 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, until today. 
  12. 1837 Tuesday: Queen Victoria acceded to the British throne following the death of her uncle, King William IV.  Meanwhile, in Smyrna, Ottoman Empire, the future 51st Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer, Republican, is born to missionary parents.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated him to fill the seat of Republican Stanley Matthews.  Brewer served from December 18, 1889, to March 28, 1910.
  13. 1840 Saturday: Samuel Morse patents his telegraph.  This would be a monumental game-changer, especially for ships at sea and for getting communications sent from one point in the world to another wherever the telegraph wires were laid.
  14. 1843 Tuesday: In Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Attorney General AND Acting Secretary of State Hugh S. Legaré died at age 46.  A Democrat, he served under President John Tyler as AG from September 13, 1841, and as Acting secretary of state from May 09, 1841, until his death today. 
  15. 1863 Saturday: The chartered bank in the United States occurs in Davenport, Iowa, with the National Bank.  Meanwhile, West Virginia becomes the 35th state of the Union.
  16. 1864 Monday: The Civil War Battle of Petersburg, Virginia, continues as the fighting takes place in the trenches between the Confederate and Union troops.
  17. 1866 Wednesday: Italy declares war on Austria.
  18. 1867 Thursday: President Andrew Johnson announces the purchase of Alaska from the Russians.
  19. 1876 Tuesday: The 30th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Benjamin Bristow left office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from June 04, 1874, until today.
  20. 1893 Tuesday: A jury in New Bedford, Massachusetts, found Lizzie Borden NOT guilty of the ax murders of her father and stepmother.
  21. 1898 Monday: En route to fight the Spanish in the Philippines, the U.S. Navy seizes the island of Guam from its Spanish defenders.
  22. 1907 Thursday: The first Portland Rose Festival occurs on this date.
  23. 1919 Friday: Germany ends its confederation with Austria as per the terms with the Treaty of Versailles.  The chancellor of the new post-World War I German republic, Philipp Scheidermann, a man who helped establish the republic resigns his office because he refuses to sign the treaty.
  24. 1921 Monday: U.S. Representative Alice Mary Robertson, Republican-Oklahoma, became the first woman to preside over a session of the House of Representatives.
  25. 1923 Wednesday: France announced it would seize the Rhineland to help Germany pay its debts from World War I.  This would be yet another massive slap in the face to the German people that would open their ears to the song of Adolf Hitler.  Stupid, stupid policy.
  26. 1939 Tuesday: The test flight of the first rocket plane using liquid propellants takes place on this date in Germany.
  27. 1940 Thursday: The 53rd U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring, a Democrat, left office on this day.  He served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from September 25, 1936, until today.  Meanwhile, as the Germans continue their advance through France to keep the pressure on Paris, the French negotiators prepare to leave for Compiegne where the Nazis have brought the railroad car that the Kaiser’s representatives were forced to sign the German surrender in World War I.  Adolf Hitler is jubilant as revenge has been on his mind for 21 years.  He wants the French humiliated worse than what Imperial Germany had to suffer.
  28. 1941 Friday: The U.S. military replaced the Army Air Corps with the U.S. Army Air Forces.  In 1947, the military abolished the Air Corps by creating the United States Air Forces.  Elsewhere, the Germans and their Axis allies in Eastern Europe are preparing to launch the largest land invasion in the history of the world in two days.  Air crews are receiving their briefings, artillery targets are being registered, and the 1.5 million troops ready to cross the frontier into the Soviet Union are enjoying their final days of rest.  War is coming and the Soviets are dozing on the other side of the border.
  29. 1942 Saturday: The Afrika Korps conquers Tobruk in North Africa.  Meanwhile, Nazi Adolf Eichmann announces the deportation of Dutch Jews.  On the Eastern Front, heavy fighting continues around the Crimean fortress city of Sebastopol as German and Rumanian troops continue fighting to batter their way into the city.  Farther east, the road to Stalingrad is underway as the German spring and summer offensive is moving south with growing momentum.  
  30. 1942 Saturday A: In the United States, future Beach Boy[ii], Brian Wilson, is born in Inglewood, California.  In 2022, we would celebrate the music of the Beach Boys and of each of its members.  Elsewhere, down in New Orleans, Louisiana, future member of the Miracles- Claudette Robinson- is born.  She would provide vocals.  
  31. 1943 Sunday: Race-related rioting erupted in Detroit; the governor sent in federal troops two days later to quell the violence that resulted in more than 30 deaths.  Elsewhere, the tide of war is definitely turning against the European Axis partners as Britain’s King George VI is able to visit the stubborn island of Malta that held out for so long against Axis assaults.
  32. 1944 Tuesday: The Nazis begin the mass extermination of all Jews at Auschwitz Death Camp.  Meanwhile, the Allies are advancing on all fronts in Europe.  On the Leningrad Front, the Soviets are advancing while the Allies are advancing in France and Italy.  Fighting is fierce.  Elsewhere during World War II, Japanese naval forces retreated in the Battle of the Philippine Sea after suffering heavy losses to the American fleet.  On Saipan, American forces continue battering the Japanese defenders who cling tenaciously to every scrap of geography.  It is victory or it’s death for them.
  33. 1945 Wednesday: Heavy fighting continues in the fights for Okinawa, the Philippines, and Borneo.  Meanwhile, a U.S. carrier force is softening up the Imperial Japanese forces clinging to Wake Island, one of the first places to fall to Japan shortly after the war began.  The Japanese have been sidelined here as recapturing the island did not fit in the main war plan of taking the fight TO JAPAN so the Japanese troops defending Wake are in dire straits.
  34. 1946 Thursday: The Big Four- the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union agree to begin the gradual withdrawal of Allied occupation forces from Italy.  The Soviets also agree to withdraw their troops from Bulgaria which although on the side of the Axis during World War II did not participate in Operation Barbarossa and also have traditionally been a Russian ally.  Still, they will be a part of the communist bloc.  It is what it is…
  35. 1947 Friday: Mob hitmen shot Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel dead at the Beverly Hills mansion of his girlfriend, Virginia Hill, apparently at the order of Mob associates.  Meanwhile, President Harry Truman vetoes the Taft-Hartley Act.  Elsewhere, in Clarksville, West Virginia, former 8th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Howard Mason Gore dies at age 69.  A Republican, Secretary Gore served under President Calvin Coolidge from November 22, 1924, to March 04, 1925.
  36. 1948 Sunday: The variety series, “Toast of the Town,” hosted by Ed Sullivan (for whom the producers later renamed the show), debuted on CBS-Television.
  37. 1949 Monday: The Central Intelligence Agency Act passes the U.S. Congress.
  38. 1950 Tuesday: Lionel Richie, future musician and vocalist with the funk-rock group, the Commodores[iii], is born in Alabama on this date.  Elsewhere, Willie Mays graduated from high school and immediately signed with the New York Giants.
  39. 1954 Sunday: Future longtime bassist with the Los Angeles, California, rock band, Van Halen[iv], 1974-2004—Michael Anthony—is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.   When Van Halen went on hiatus, he would join with vocalist Sammy Hagar in Chickenfoot.
  40. 1955 Monday: The AFL and the CIO agreed to combine names and merge into a solitary group.   
  41. 1960 Monday: Heavyweight Floyd Patterson knocks Ingmar Johansson out in the 5th round at the 1:51 minute mark of their scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship fight.  Besides improving his record to 36-2, Patterson won the NBA (National Boxing Association), NYSAC, and The Ring heavyweight titles of the world.  As for Johansson- aka the “Hammer of Thor”- his record went to 22-1.  He would face Patterson less than a year later and would also lose that bout.
  42. 1960 Monday A: In Solihull, England, future bassist with the wild British rock and roll band, Duran Duran- John Taylor- is born.
  43. 1963 Thursday: The United States and the Soviet Union signed an agreement to set up a “hot line” between the two superpowers.
  44. 1966 Monday: Sheila Scott completes the first round-the-world solo flight by a woman.
  45. 1967 Tuesday: A jury convicted boxer Muhammad Ali in Houston of violating Selective Service Laws by refusing to be drafter; however, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ultimately overturned his conviction.
  46. 1968 Thursday: American Jim Hines becomes the first person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds.
  47. 1969 Friday: Georges Pompidou took the oath of office as the president of France.  Meanwhile, at the Newport ’69 Pop Festival, Jimi Hendrix[v] appears for a fee of $120,000.  At least 150,000 people attended the event.  Besides Hendrix, also performing on this day were Ike and Tina Turner,[vi] Albert King,[vii] Edwin Hawkins Singers,[viii] Joe Cocker,[ix] Southwind, Spirit,[x] and Taj Mahal.[xi]
  48. 1973 Wednesday: Larry Holmes improves his professional boxing record to 3-0 with his TKO of Curtis Whitner at 2:14 of the first round in a 4-round bout. 
  49. 1975 Friday: “Jaws,” based on the book by Peter Benchely, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfus hits movie theaters across the United States.
  50. 1977 Monday: On this date, the first oil commenced flowing through the recently completed Trans-Alaska Pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez. 
  51.  1988 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds a law that makes it illegal for private clubs to discriminate against minorities and women.
  52. 1990 Wednesday: Nelson Mandela lands in New York City to begin a tour of the United States.  Elsewhere, as many as 50,000 people die as an earthquake devastates Iran.
  53. 1993 Sunday: In the 47th NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Phoenix Suns 4 games to 2.
  54. 1994 Monday: The authorities arraign O.J. Simpson for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman.  Before the judge, he pleaded not guilty to the crime.  Elsewhere, former airman Dean Allen Mellberg went on a shooting rampage at Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane, Washington, killing four people and wounding 22 others before being killed by a military police sharpshooter.
  55. 1997 Friday: Lawrence Peyton- longtime vocalist with the Motown group, the Four Tops[xii], 1953-1997, died on this date in Southfield, Michigan.
  56. 2007 Wednesday: Military operations in the eastern portion of Sri Lanka continue carrying out actions against the infamous Tamil Tigers, killing at least 30 of their soldiers.  Elsewhere, Australia’s Prime Minister John Howard announces that the nation is going to buy three warships and two landing craft from Spain to beef up their navy.
  57. 2008 Friday: Like poor Tibet, Nepal also is coming under the sway of the Chi-Coms which leads to massive protests in front of the Chi-Com embassy.  At least 700 Tibetans were there among the crowd, all of whom were arrested with three being slapped with charges of ‘anti-Chi-Com activities.’  Folks, who runs Nepal?  The government of that nation or Beijing?  The world knows the answer.
  58. 2009 Saturday: As the Arab Spring continues growing across the Muslim world, riot police in Tehran are finding their hands full with mobs of protesters demanding changes in their dictatorial regime.  This is ONE country that new President Barack Hussein Obama won’t provide help.  Elsewhere, jihadists near Kirkuk, Iraq, get lucky with a suicide bombing that propels 67 people up to commune with Allah far sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving at least another 200 in varying stages of suffering.  That’s the ‘religion of peace’ for you…
  59. 2010 Sunday: The Chicago Journal reports it’s been a busy weekend in President Barack Hussein Obama’s adopted hometown of the Windy City what with 40 people shot and seven of them dead.  Halfway across the world, similar issues are occurring in central Baghdad what with two car bombings ejecting at least 26 passersby up to meet with Allah sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving another 53 in varying stages of distress.
  60. 2011 Monday: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers grants private companies the right to create new website domains and suffixes.  Elsewhere, the Anglican Church in England considers permitting openly gay clergy members to become bishops.  Well.  Elsewhere, sectarian clashes break out in East Belfast, Northern Ireland, leading to numerous people being trucked off to the hospital and others to the hoosegow.
  61. 2012 Wednesday: Hospital authorities remove former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak–reported to be in a coma–from life support.  Meanwhile, a Syrian fighter pilot lands in Jordan and the pilot seeks asylum from the ongoing civil war.  Elsewhere, as southern Israel continues to brace under an ongoing barrage of (Iranian) rockets from the Palestinians, the Israeli air force begins to carry out sustained strikes on Hamas (and Iranian) targets in the region.
  62. 2013 Thursday: Instagram offers its users the ability to upload videos to its service.  Elsewhere, the Committee on the Rights of the Child accuses E-V-I-L Israeli soldiers of torturing Palestinian children and using the poor little bastards as human shields.  (Note- what a crock of crap!).  Elsewhere, in the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 4 games to 3 by a final score of 95-88 successfully defending their title from the previous year.  Knuckle-dragging cretin LeBron James is declared the MVP for the second year in a row.
  63. 2014 Friday: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko initiates a 7-day cease-fire, allowing troops to defend themselves but not to attack; during the cease-fire, separatists can turn in weapons and receive amnesty; so far, rebels have rejected the offer.  Elsewhere, the Obama administration rushes 300 U.S. troops to Iraq to help that government’s forces battle the ISIS thugs in the oil-refining city of Baiji.   Light these scum-sucking bastards UP.
  64. 2015 Saturday: After white racist Dylann Storm Roof murders nine African Americans at the church in South Carolina earlier in the week, mass protests break out demanding the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the Capitol building.   Meanwhile, in southern Pakistan, a heat wave peaks killing at least 2,000 people from heat stroke and dehydration.   Elsewhere, in Japan, one-thousand female robots named “Pepper” sell out in under one minute at $1,600 per unit; so says creator SoftBank Robotics Corp.
  65. 2016 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court- noting that it has already reviewed other such bans on ‘assault weapons’ (ALL weapons are ‘assault weapons’ whether they be a gun or a screwdriver or even fists)- refuses to hear other states’ bans such as Connecticut and New York.  What we need is a universal permit to carry arms, both out in the open and concealed.  Cleansing the nation of ‘gun-free zones’ would also enhance the safety of every American.  Meanwhile, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reports that the number is higher than ever what with endless wars, climate disasters, and economic impoverishment: 65.3 million people (which the Democrats want to bring to the U.S.)
  66. 2017 Tuesday: Following his arrest for driving under the influence, Tiger Woods checks into a rehab clinic to deal with his pain medication dependency and his ongoing sleep disorders.   Elsewhere, as outrage continues to grow over the death of 22-year-old American tourist Otto Warmbier at the hands of North Korean jailers, Young Pioneers Tours, the firm taking foreigners into the hellhole known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea says it ‘won’t be taking any other Americans into that godforsaken country as the risk is simply too high.’  (Note- if you remember, young Mr. Warmbier visited the nation, removed a poster from a hotel room wall for a souvenir and then underwent arrest, a bulls**t trial, imprisonment, and just before he died, Kim Jong Un sent his catatonic body home to his parents).
  67. 2018 Wednesday: Bowing to pressure from his political enemies and armies of wailing illegal aliens, President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order ending separation of families at the border, a policy that began under the previous administration but which no one conveniently remembers.   Meanwhile (and this is a good one!), the Chi-Coms express their regrets that the United States is withdrawing from the bulls**t U.N. Human Rights Council.  With dictators, thugs, criminals, and communists making up its membership, the organization is little more than a joke.
  68. 2019 Thursday: Leader of communist China, Xi Jinping, travels to North Korea to visit with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, the first Chinese leader to travel to the S-hole country in 14 years.  In other news, the Iranians commit an overt act of war when their military shoots down a U.S. surveillance drone which they claim trespassed into their airspace.  Almost immediately, the military-industrial-political complex in the United States as well as Democrats and pro-war RINOs begin banging the drum for President Donald J. Trump to launch yet another unnecessary Middle Eastern war.  Wow.
  69. 2020 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump kicked off his official 2020 re-election bid with a massive rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  What a barn burner, he seems unstoppable.  Moving on, here are today’s stats for the Xi Jinping special Wuhan bat flu virus, first the globe: 8,546,919 confirmed cases, 456,726 confirmed deaths, and 4,195,274 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,295,615 confirmed cases, 121,441 confirmed deaths, and 714,961 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 169,309 confirmed cases, 5,424 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 762 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 640 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for the CHOP state, Washington: 28,163 confirmed cases, 1,265 confirmed deaths, but sadly, like California, moron Gov. Jay Inslee will NOT REPORT the number of confirmed recoveries.
  70. 2020 Saturday A: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi warns Ankara, Turkey, that IF Turkish backed Libyan thugs attack Sirte, the Egyptian army would immediately strike out and destroy the Libyan rebels causing problems in their next-door neighbor.  The Turkish president had no clue as to what to say when faced with a genuinely formidable threat and so remained silent.  Good for you, President al-Sissi!
  71. 2020 Saturday B: In House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hometown of California, a violent mob of leftist ‘protesters’ tore down a statue of General (and President) Ulysses S. Grant.  Unbeknownst to these ignorant Black Lives Matter and Antifa trash rioters, Grant was the guiding military light of the Civil War on the northern side.  He freed slaves and was a strong proponent of recruiting newly freed blacks to serve in the Union army.  It is clear that these so-called ‘protesters’ are not about fighting for civil rights but are Marxists-Leninists in need of immediate extermination.  Time for good Americans to stand up and begin fighting back against this communist scum.  This is what we will get if “Pro-China Joe” Biden wins the White House in November.  VOTE TRUMP!
  72. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 178,960,779 confirmed cases, +14,417, 3,875,601 confirmed deaths, +8,968 and 163,779,820 confirmed recoveries, +386,650.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,401,712 confirmed cases, UP 8,542 from yesterday’s reporting, 617,083 confirmed deaths, UP 166, [xiii] and 28,694,843 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,439.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiv]  
  73. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 299,177 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 160,472 deaths  
  74. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,808,305 confirmed cases, 63,318 confirmed deaths, and 2,069,775 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,356,248 confirmed cases, 37,555 confirmed deaths, and 2,141,281 confirmed recoveries, more or less the SAME numbers.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,284 confirmed cases, 511 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 449,446 confirmed cases, 5,866 confirmed deaths, and 220,934 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Oregon: they have 206,850 confirmed cases, 2,756 confirmed deaths, and 187,292 confirmed recoveries.[xv]   
  75. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,830 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Malta, 122nd country on the list: 30,588 cases of the virus, 420 confirmed deaths and 30,139 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]     
  76. 2021 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,290.08, DOWN 533.37 points (-1.58%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,030.38, DOWN 130.97 points (-0.92%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,166.45, DOWN -55.41 points (-1.31%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.50 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.20%).  The price of GOLD is $1,763.90 per troy oz., -5.10 (-0.29%) while the price of SILVER is $25.85 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.48%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,035.40 per troy oz, -5.60 (-0.54%) while the price of COPPER is $4.12 per pound, -0.04 (-0.84%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,465.42 per troy oz, -31.31 (-1.25%).[xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $22,000.00 per troy oz., -750.00 (-3.30%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $590,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). [xix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.66.     In Myanmar Kyat, one greenback equals 1,642.00 and in Eritrean Nakfa, a buck equals 15.00 and in Namibian Dollar, one dollar equals 14.24 of theirs.[xx]        
  77. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.229 per gallon, $2.947 in Florida, $3.987 in Hawaii, and $3.633 in Washington state.[xxi]    Let’s look at one other location- North Carolina: $2.880.  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- Argentina: $3.833 per U.S. Gallon.[xxii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,429,862,051,238 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxiii]  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 Canada, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is France with $111 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxiv]
  78. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day #89 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of America’s number one problem and to have yet shown up for a single day on the job.  Ah, well, Benny Johnson of Newsmax says that Customs and Border Patrol has arrested numerous terrorists on the terrorist watchlist as well as all sorts of criminals- especially sexual criminals- and yet more continue coming.  In other news we believe is related to the border, a Houston deputy’s home was invaded in a pre-dawn assault and his wife and 4-year-old stepdaughter shot and seriously wounded by unknown perps.  A week or so ago, news appeared that said the cartels were going to target the homes and families of Lone Star State law enforcement officers.   Thank you, Joe “F**king” Biden.
  79. 2021 Sunday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Speaking of the mess, Rep. August Pfluger, R-TX 11th congressional district, says that ‘illegal aliens are overrunning the 29 inland counties he represents.’  (Note- we urge Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, to put former Sheriff Joe Arpaio in charge of all holding pens for the illegal aliens).  Elsewhere, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, is seeking to join Florida and Idaho in sending law enforcement to help aid Arizona and Texas in repelling the illegal alien invasion.  Good.  Every RED STATE governor must send troops to defend the country.  This is akin to the emergency that surrounded the Alamo, only this time, the GOOD GUYS are NOT going to lose to the barbarians.
  80. 2021 Sunday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett says the ‘world powers must wake up to the dangers of the Iran nuclear deal.’
  81. 2021 Sunday I: Political News I– Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says that the Democrats’ ‘election reform bill’ is the ‘largest power grab in the history of the United States.’  Next, the Des Moines Register reports the results of a new poll: 64-percent of Iowans would like to see Senator Chuck Grassley retire instead of running for another term.  In other political news, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, is slapping back at Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and some Fake News media outlets for discounting COVID-19 treatments such as hydroxychloroquine.  Most of the Americans who ‘succumbed’ to the disease most likely wouldn’t have provided they’d been given Plaquenil® at the first signs of the Wuhan lab-concocted bat virus.
  82. 2021 Sunday J: Political News II– The person challenging Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, is a New York attorney, Matthew Putorti.  Previous to this, he was a ‘registered foreign agent for the jihadist state of Qatar.’  Wow.  Where do the Democrats uncover scumbags such as this?
  83. 2021 Sunday K: Miscellaneous News I– Washington state Native Americans are carting a 5,000-pound, hand-carved totem pole across the United States, to arrive in Washington, D.C., sometime in July where it will be on display throughout the summer.  The goal is to bring greater awareness to the protection of sacred lands to the indigenous peoples of the United States.
  84. 2021 Sunday L: Economic News– Economist Stephen Moore says that the Federal Reserve is way behind the curve on rising inflation which some experts claim is at or near 12-percent.  This is a tax on EVERYONE including those least equipped to pay for it.
  85. 2022 Monday: Folks, today is Sunday, Father’s Day Sunday, let’s hope it’s a slow news day as all the baby mamas will bring all their bastard brats to meet their daddies doing time in America’s hoosegows, today.

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The next Beach Boys album came out on June 12, 1983: “Rarities.”  Sooner or later, every band still performing who began in the early 1960s compiled a collection of so-called ‘rarities,’ thus we have this fabulous compendium of surf, sun, and fun music.  So, what do we have here?  Well, we begin with the Lennon-McCartney classic, “With a Little Help from My Friends,” followed by the Box Tops classic, “The Letter.”  After that, we have an alternate take of Stevie Wonder’s “I Was Made to Love Her,” followed by Brian Wilson’s “You’re Welcome.”  After that, we have “The Lord’s Prayer,” followed by “Bluebirds over the Mountain,” an alternate take, followed by a Dennis Wilson-penned tune, “Celebrate the News.”  We have an alternate version of “Good Vibrations” and gobs of other glorious tunes all lovingly compiled from the archives of this legendary group such as “Land Ahoy,” a live version of “All I Want to Do,” and several other unique and enjoyable cuts.  Seek this one out and add it to your daily playlist of the absolute best in summertime music.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] Yes, we fuck up in our templates like everyone else in the world.  It is what it be.

[ii] 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.

[iii] When we do a comprehensive presentation of classic Motown and funk bands, you had better believe we will be doing the Commodores and Lionel Richie and a whole bunch of other famous musicians and bands.

[iv] At some point when we return to doing the music of American rock bands, Van Halen will be among them.

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

[vi] We hope to promote the music of Ike and Tina Turner together and separately at some point within the next five years.

[vii] One day, we hope to promote the music of Albert King.

[viii] Not sure as to when the music of the Edwin Hawkins Singers will occur.

[ix] We definitely look forward to presenting the music of Joe Cocker, the famed British ex-bricklayer who blew the minds of the world at the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Festival.  Please stay tuned for further developments.

[x] We began promoting the music of Spirit and of Randy California beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  Please seek them out and consider adding their music to your collection.

[xi] We definitely look forward to doing the music of the amazing Taj Mahal one day.  Remain alert for when that day arrives.

[xii] We definitely hope to present the music of ALL the classic Motown bands- including the famed Four Tops- sometime within the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further developments.

[xiii] 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)

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

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

[xvi] 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)

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

[xviii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

51. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2022

2021 Saturday D: Note- Chef Bea O’Malley- lifelong member of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day- says “IF Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo has to use a ‘rap cartoon’ to appeal to us black folks to get the Chi-Vi vaccine, it’s all the more reason why ALL black folks should avoid this like a cross-burning in McKittrick, California, on a Friday night.”

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51. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2022:

President Theodore Roosevelt; U.S. Attorneys General Henry Stanbery and Herbert Brownell Jr.; U.S. Secretary of Defense James R. Schlesinger; U.S. Interior Secretary Ethan A. Hitchcock; U.S. Secretary of State Alexander Haig; U.S. Senator “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell; Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Lew Soloff, Cheap Trick featuring Jon Brant, heavyweight boxing contender Jimmy Young, the J. Geils Band featuring John Geils, Great White, Nirvana featuring Kurt Cobain, Sonny & Cher, Spirit featuring Randy California, Steely Dan featuring Walter Becker, and the Supremes featuring Lynda Laurence:

  1. 1431 Sunday: The reign of the 206th Roman Catholic Pope Martin V ends on this date.  He first acquired his Holy Cross on November 11, 1417, and shepherded his global flock until today.
  2. 1547 Thursday:  Following the death of King Henry VIII of England, his son, Edward VI, becomes the monarch.
  3. 1725 Tuesday: In New Hampshire, white settlers in search of bounties, scalp ten sleeping Native Americans.
  4. 1792 Monday: President George Washington signed an act creating the United States Post Office.
  5. 1803 Sunday: In New York City, future 28th U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery is born.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he would serve under President Andrew Johnson from July 23, 1866, to July 16, 1868.
  6. 1809 Monday: The Supreme Court ruled that no state legislature could annul the judgments or determine the authority of federal courts.
  7. 1815 Monday: The USS Constitution under Captain Charles Stewart fought the British ships HMS Cyane and HMS Levant on this date.  The Constitution captured both ships but lost the Levant after encountering a British squadron.  The Constitution, however, along with its prize the Cyane returned to New York safely on May 15, 1815.  The U.S. government purchased the Cyane and recommissioned her the USS Cyane.
  8. 1831 Sunday: In the Battle of Growchow, Polish revolutionaries defeat their Russian masters.
  9. 1835 Friday: An earthquake destroys the city of Concepcion, Chile, resulting in more than 5,000 deaths.
  10. 1839 Wednesday: Congress prohibited dueling in the District of Columbia.
  11. 1846 Friday: British troops occupy the Sikh capital city of Lahore.
  12. 1861 Wednesday: The Confederate States of America form their Department of the Navy.
  13. 1862 Thursday: William Wallace “Willy” Lincoln, the 11-year-old son of President Abraham and First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, died at the White House, apparently of typhoid fever.  
  14. 1869 Saturday: In the wake of a Ku Klux Klan crisis, the governor of Tennessee, W. C. Brownlow, declares martial law.  It is important to note that the Ku Klux Klan was composed of Democrats and that the state government was in the hands of Republicans seeing as how this was less than four years after the Civil War.
  15. 1872 Tuesday: Luther Crowell received a patent for a machine that manufactured paper bags.  Meanwhile, in New York City, the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its doors.
  16. 1873 Thursday: The University of California got its first medical school.
  17. 1878 Wednesday: The reign of the 256th Roman Catholic Pope Leo XIII begins on this date.  He continued as the shepherd of ALL Roman Catholicism from today until July 20, 1903.
  18. 1887 Sunday: Germany, Austro-Hungary, and France end their Triple Alliance.
  19. 1899 Monday: The 22nd U.S. Interior Secretary Ethan A. Hitchcock assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William McKinley and then under President Theodore Roosevelt from today until March 04, 1907.
  20. 1901 Wednesday: The first territorial legislature of Hawaii convened.
  21. 1904 Saturday: In Nemaha County, Nebraska, future 62nd U.S. Attorney General Herbert Brownell Jr. is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, to October 23, 1957.
  22. 1905 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Jacobson v. Massachusetts, upheld, 7-2, compulsory vaccination laws intended to protect the public’s health.  
  23. 1907 Wednesday: President Theodore Roosevelt signed an immigration act that excluded “idiots, imbeciles, feebleminded persons, epileptics, insane persons” from being admitted to the United States.  God bless him!
  24. 1915 Saturday: The Panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in San Francisco, California.
  25. 1919 Thursday: French Premier Clemenceau suffers injury during an assassination attempt.
  26. 1929 Wednesday: American Samoa organizes as a territory of the United States.  Elsewhere, in New York City, future 12th U.S. Secretary of Defense James R. Schlesinger is born.  A Republican, he would serve under Presidents Richard M. Nixon, and Gerald R. Ford from July 02, 1973, to November 19, 1975.
  27. 1931 Friday: Congress allowed California to build the Oakland Bay Bridge.
  28. 1933 Monday: The U.S. Congress proposed the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to repeal Prohibition.
  29. 1938 Sunday: Anthony Eden resigned as British foreign secretary following Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain’s decision to negotiate with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.
  30. 1941 Thursday: The Nazis order Polish Jews not to use public transportation; meanwhile, the first trainload of Jews leaves Plotsk, Poland, bound for concentration camps further east.  Elsewhere in western Libya at El Agheila, the Afrika Korps- German troops supported by their Italian allies- slam into British troops in their first meeting.  It’s not good for the Brits.
  31. 1942 Friday: Lt. Edward “Butch” O’Hare became the U.S. Navy’s first flying ace of World War II by shooting down five Japanese bombers while defending the aircraft carrier USS Lexington in the South Pacific.  Meanwhile, Japanese paratroops and amphibious forces begin landing in Bali and Timor.  Elsewhere, in Sheffield, Alabama, future Republican Senator “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell is born.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body representing the state of Kentucky on January 03, 1999, and remains there until this day.
  32. 1943 Saturday: During World War II, Allied troops occupy Kasserine Pass in Tunisia.  Soon, they will come into contact with the Afrika Korps, crippled but not yet defeated, and are in for a nasty surprise.
  33. 1944 Sunday: During World War II, U.S. bombers began raiding German aircraft manufacturing centers in a series of attacks that the world would know as “Big Week.”  Elsewhere, on the Italian Front, German troops call off their attack on the Anzio beach head.  Germans and Allies alike had lost around 19,000 men each in the five days of fighting.  Elsewhere, future trumpeter and flugelhornist with the horn-dominated jazz-rock band, Blood, Sweat & Tears- Lew Soloff- is born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on this date.
  34. 1946 Wednesday: Future rock guitarist John Geils—who would go on to form the smoking blues-rock band, the J. Geils Band[i]—was born in New York City on this date.
  35. 1949 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future vocalist of the Supremes[ii]– Lynda Laurence- is born.  She would perform with the post-Diana Ross and the Supremes lineup from 1969 to the present as well as with Stevie Wonder[iii].
  36. 1950 Monday: Future founding member with the East Coast rock band, Steely Dan[iv], Walter Becker–(guitars/vocals 1972-81 / 1993-present)—is born in Queens, New York, on this date.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court, in the United States v.  Rabinowitz ruled 5-3 that authorities making a lawful arrest did not need a search warrant to search and seize evidence in an area that was in the “immediate and complete control” of the suspect.
  37. 1951 Tuesday: Randy California, guitarist and vocalist of the band, Spirit[v], one of the Los Angeles bands of the psychedelic scene, is born in the City of Angels.
  38. 1952 Wednesday: Emmett L. Ashford became the first black umpire in organized baseball.  The Southwestern International League authorized him to be a substitute umpire.
  39. 1955 Sunday: Jon Brant—future bassist with the Illinois rock band, Cheap Trick[vi] (1981-1987 / 1999 / 2004-2005 / 2007)—was born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.
  40. 1958 Thursday: Racing jockey Eddie Arcaro got win No. 4,000 as he rode the winner at Santa Anita racetrack in Arcadia, California.
  41. 1962 Tuesday: Astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard Project Mercury’s Friendship 7 spacecraft, which circled the globe three times in a flight lasting 4 hours, 55 minutes and 23 seconds before splashing down safely in the Atlantic Ocean 800 miles southeast of Bermuda.  
  42. 1965 Saturday: The Ranger 8 spacecraft crashed on the moon, as planned, after sending back thousands of pictures of the lunar surface.
  43. 1967 Monday: Future founding member of the Seattle-based Grunge Rock band, Nirvana[vii]—Kurt Cobain—is born on this date in Aberdeen, Washington.
  44. 1971 Saturday: Idi Amin Dada becomes the head of the Ugandan government on this date.
  45. 1974 Wednesday: Cher[viii] files for divorce from husband Sonny Bono.
  46. 1975 Thursday: Margaret Thatcher becomes head of the British Conservative Party on this date.
  47. 1976 Friday: Muhammad Ali scores a KO of opponent Jan Pierre Coopman, aka the Lion of Flanders, at the 2:46 minute mark of Round 5 in a scheduled 15-round heavyweight boxing championship match.  In so doing, Ali maintains the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles of the world and puts his pro record to 50-2.  As for the Belgian boxer, his record goes to 24-4.
  48. 1982 Saturday: The New York Islanders win an NHL then record of fifteen games in a row.
  49. 1987 Friday: A bomb blamed on the Unabomber explodes in a computer store in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  50. 1990 Tuesday: At the Trump Plaza Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith scored a RTD over his opponent Manoel De Almeida at the end of Round 6 of a scheduled 10-round bout to put his pro record to 23-8-1.
  51. 1992 Thursday: On the Larry King Show, Ross Perot says he will run for president of the United States.
  52. 1997 Thursday: San Francisco Giants slugger, Barry Bonds, wins a record $22.9-million, two-year contract.
  53. 1998 Friday: The U.S. movie box office hits quickest $1 billion in just 51 days.  Meanwhile, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan lands in Baghdad to conduct peace negotiations.  Meanwhile, American Tara Lipinski, at age 15, became the youngest gold medalist in Olympics history when she won the ladies’ figure skating title at Nagano, Japan.
  54. 2002 Wednesday: A fire raced through a train, killing at least 370 people, and injuring at least 65 in Reqa, Al-Gharbiya, Egypt.
  55. 2003 Thursday: One hundred people died and more than 230 suffered injuries when fire destroyed the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I.  The fire started when sparks from a pyrotechnic display used by Jack Russel’s Great White band lit up the basement.  Ty Longley, guitarist for the band, was one of the victims of the fire.
  56. 2005 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Young who fought all the big names of the era dies from a heart attack at age 58.  Over the course of his pro boxing career, Young compiled a record of 57 fights, 35 wins (11 KOs), 18 losses, 3 draws, and 1 no contest.  Young had one shot at winning the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight titles of the world but lost a unanimous decision to none other than Muhammad Ali on April 30, 1976.
  57. 2010 Saturday: In Baltimore, Maryland, former U.S. Secretary of State Alexander Haig died.  He served under President Ronald Reagan from January 22, 1981, to July 05, 1982.
  58. 2011 Sunday: In Uganda, rebel leader, Yoweri Museveni continues his 30-year reign after election results proclaim him the winner of the election.  However, both citizens and election observers call the election a “sham.”
  59. 2013 Wednesday: Estonia becomes the first nation to install an electric car charging national network with cars charging in 30 minutes or less.
  60. 2014 Thursday: The banking industry loses ground as non-banking companies such as Apple, Google, and T-Mobile develop their own payment methods and financial products that circumvent the need for banking services.
  61. 2015 Friday: According to Brainy History, creditor nations agree to extend Greece’s bailout program by four months if required economic reforms continue; new Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had campaigned on reversing the reforms but now accepts the terms to avoid financial chaos.
  62. 2016 Saturday: In the South Carolina GOP Primary, Donald Trump wins with 32./5% of the vote.  In the Democratic Primary in Nevada, Hillary Clinton wins big with 52.6% of the vote.  She smoked Bernie Sanders good!  Finally, Gov. Jeb Bush suspends his bid to win the 2016 GOP presidential nomination on this date.  Say it ain’t so, Jeb!
  63. 2017 Monday: Government officials in the South Sudanese state of Unity declare a famine which affects 4.9 million people.  Meanwhile, Democrats and other assorted and sundry anti-Trumpers turn out in the streets, screaming, “NOT MY PRESIDENT!  NOT MY PRESIDENT!”  WTF is wrong with these people?  What’s wrong with them is the fact that they are communists, and many are members of various rent-a-mobs.  It is what it is.  Elsewhere, across the Atlantic in Great Britain, millions turn out in the streets to protest over there- coincidence?  Nope.  Still, the British government is considering canceling his upcoming state visit because they’ve bought into the bogus Trump-Russia collusion scam.
  64. 2018 Tuesday: During London Fashion Week, Queen Elizabeth II makes a surprise appearance.  Meanwhile, in the lovely socialist hellhole of Venezuela, the government of Nicolas Maduro announces the creation of its own virtual currency, the petro, to counteract their ongoing financial crisis.  Folks, nothing is going to help until the people overthrow the communist thugs destroying their country. 
  65. 2019 Wednesday: Sadly, Payless ShoeSource files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protections and announces plans to shutter all its stores in the United States.  Payless has been a staple of American retail for decades so it’s extremely sad to see them vanish.   Speaking of American business giants, Ford Motor Company announces it will stop selling trucks in South America.  Guess the Japanese are taking over down there.
  66. 2020 Thursday: Judge Amy Berman Jackson- an Obama judge- gave Roger Stone- friend and confidant of President Donald J. Trump a 40-month sentence for lying before Congress and a few misguided, unfortunate tweets.  The gist of all this is that conservatives cannot laugh or joke because liberals will charge them with heinous crimes and do everything possible to send them to prison, hopefully, to die there if possible.  Meanwhile, President Trump speaks to a crowd of freed prisoners and slams what is happening to Stone.  Originally, Stone faced a possible sentence of 7-9 years in prison for doing practically nothing but that is how things now are in the United States of America.  Meanwhile, Stone’s defense team is seeking a new trial seeing as how the foreman of the jury, Tomeka Hart, is a raving lunatic leftist who hates Trump and said numerous prejudicial things against Stone and Trump in social media and then lied to Judge Jackson, claiming she could be ‘impartial.’  We think this ho needs to go to prison herself.  Finally, fallout from the previous night’s NBC-TV Democratic debate shows Michael Bloomberg at the bottom of the Democratic cesspool following a dismal debate performance.  Sad.
  67. 2021 Saturday: Day 32 of the Biden Regime.  First, Senator Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, says he plans to vote ‘NO’ on Joe Biden’s pick to head the White House Office of Management and Budget based on her past bigoted comments towards Republicans.   Next, following Newsmax’ Greg Kelly commenting on one of Joe Biden’s rescue dogs’ appearance, social media went berserk criticizing Mr. Kelly.  What Kelly said was true- the dog needs veterinarian care and a good bath.  ASAP.   Next, the earpiece in Joe Biden’s ear has him say, ‘things could be back to normal by 2022.’  F—k you, Joe, things are going to go back to normal NOW.  We are not going to put up with this bull crap much longer.  #OpenUpNow!  The earpiece also tells Joe Biden to ‘reassure the American people the vaccines are safe,’ the ones he claims did not exist prior to him becoming president.
  68. 2021 Saturday A: Republican Senator Tom Cotton proposes a bill with which to cut the Chi-Coms out of Hollywood.  Everyone knows the Chi-Coms have infested Hollywood as you cannot miss Chi-Com companies in the opening credits anymore.   Meanwhile, United Airlines is trying to discover which one of its employees spilled the beans on the family of Ted Cruz’s recent vacation to Cancun, Mexico.  Like they care.  Next, a GOP group plans on using $25 million to enable Republicans to win back the House in 2022.  In other GOP news, Representative Madison Cawthorne tells Newsmax that the ‘Second Amendment is NOT about hunting but about having the ability to topple a tyrannical government.’  Elsewhere, Representative Devin Nunes, R-CA, also informs Newsmax that the ‘Dems think they’re in Hollywood and that the National Guard are extras on a filmset.’  It’s time for those troops to return home and for the fences to come down.  The ONLY reason the fences remain UP and the troops patrol the streets of Washington, D.C., is because they KNOW they did not win the 2020 Presidential Election.  Period.   Finally, U.S. Congressman Tom Reed, R-NY, says he’s eyeing a potential run against failed Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo.  Hell, AOC could beat this piece of dog s**t hands down.
  69. 2021 Saturday B:  The storms in Texas have killed loads of people, many of whom may not be known for weeks what with people freezing to death because of lack of electricity, natural gas, and mishaps with propane and generator exhausts.  Add to that the fact that people WITH power are finding they have five-figure power bills.  Insane.  Joe Biden authorizes aid for Texas and mumbles something stupid about visiting Texas ‘sometime soon.’  Elsewhere, Ohio State University says it’s considering a debt-free degree.  Here is how you do it- instead of forcing students to take on massive quantities of debt for a degree, how about the schools take 6-percent of their annual income for- say- 30 years or until the debt is paid.  After all, everyone needs to earn money to pay bills.  Once the debt is paid, the former students can then donate time back to the universities to educate the next generation.  Saddling people with hundreds of thousands of dollars of school debt is insane and must stop while at the same time, universities have expenses, too.
  70. 2021 Saturday C: COVID-19 Daily Update:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 110,903,820 confirmed cases, +356,790, 2,456,069, confirmed deaths, +8,454, and 62,511,666 confirmed recoveries, +250,283.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 28,260,716 confirmed cases, up 84,288 from yesterday’s reporting, 500,833 confirmed deaths, UP 2,870, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- NO more updates on this number thanks to Joe Biden, going on for nearly as long as #46 has been in the White House.  Coincidence?  You be the judge. 
  71. 2021 Saturday D: NOTE- in the White House 32 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 171,732 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, talk is cheap, what are YOU going to do about it?  YOU are a worse murderer than Andrew “Killer” Cuomo is in the Empire State- he’s only killed 46,233 people, half of them in nursing homes.   Speaking of this fool who threatens ALL critics with ‘you’ll be sleeping with the fishes tonight,’ he still won’t apologize for the deaths his criminal policies caused.    Note- Chef Bea O’Malley- lifelong member of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day- says “IF Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo has to use a ‘rap cartoon’ to appeal to us black folks to get the Chi-Vi vaccine, it’s all the more reason why ALL black folks should avoid this like a cross-burning in McKittrick, California, on a Friday night.”  Although she does not live in New York, the fact that this drooling mongoloid talks DOWN to black folks and encourages them to get the vaccine is enough reason to send every black and brown person to go running in the other direction.  Thank you, Bea.
  72. 2021 Saturday E: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,521,418 confirmed cases, 48,842 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,778 confirmed cases, 430 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 336,184 confirmed cases, 4,886 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the country: Alabama.  Currently, they have 485,986 confirmed cases, 9,590 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 744,513 confirmed cases, 5,526 confirmed deaths, and 693,730 confirmed recoveries.  For the heck of it, let’s look at one other country: Colombia.  Currently, they have  2.217,001 confirmed cases, 58,511 confirmed deaths, and 2,110,562 confirmed recoveries.   In other Beijing Bat Bug news, Pfizer seeks to store their vaccines at less frigid temperatures with which to ease coordination.
  73. 2021 Saturday F: In the Russian arctic, the Nornickel processing plant partially collapses killing three workers and wounding several others.   Speaking of Vladimir Putin’s Russia, Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny loses his appeal and won’t be leaving prison anytime soon.  YOU should never have returned to the former USSR as the next time they poison you, you won’t be taken to Germany for treatment.  Elsewhere, a top official from the UN International Atomic Energy Agency- aka IAEA- is heading to Iran to visit with them regarding the jump-started JCPOA.  Meanwhile, a UN report says that Erik Prince violated an arms embargo on Libya’s rebel groups by shipping them weapons and mercenaries.   In other news, Joe Biden, and Canada’s Justin Trudeau plan to have a ‘virtual summit’ so they can discuss common shared interests between our two countries- like getting the Keystone XL Pipeline up and running again?  We can only hope.
  74. 2021 Saturday G: Having mentioned Texas’ energy grid collapse and the winter storms trashing the area, Representative August Pfluger, R-TX, says that ‘propping up solar and wind is what has caused problems in Texas.’  He also mentions that Joe Biden only approved disaster declaration for 77 of the 254 counties in the Lone Star State when in fact, the declaration of disaster should be for every county in the state.  We agree.  We have friends in Texas and all of them say things are extremely bad there.  Elsewhere, we learn that the left-wing U.S. Department of Justice is investigating seven police officers from five police departments across the country because these people happened to have been in Washington, D.C., on January 6, 2021.  Next, famed attorney and legal professor Dr. Alan Dershowitz tells Newsmax TV that the liberals have become ‘radical and intolerant.’  To us, this means they have become communists.  Time to fight back.  
  75. 2021 Saturday H: Stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball drawings.  Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3536 with a prize of $22 million on the line: 02, 05, 08, 21, 45, and Mega 11.  Out of 118,110 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $39,709.  The winning ticket was sold at Dolce Expresso in San Jose, CA 95112.  Next, here are the results for tonight’s Powerball Drawing #822 with a $78 million prize on the line: 04, 08, 22, 32, 58, and Powerball 04.  Out of 59,166 winning tickets, the highest winners were two people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $29,272 apiece. 
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[i] We hope to present the music of the J. Geil’s Band at some point within the next five years.  One of the great American bands, they most certainly deserve to be heard and celebrated by the readership of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day.

[ii] When we start sharing the music of the legends of Motown with the readership, you can bet that the Supremes will be among them.

[iii] We will share the music of Stevie Wonder when we begin promoting the music of the legends of Motown.

[iv] We expect to promote the music of Steely Dan sometime within the next decade or so.

[v] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. This included the music of Jo Jo Gunne.

[vi] We truly look forward to promoting the music of Cheap Trick in the next decade or so.

[vii] We hope to share the music of Nirvana with the world within the next decade or so when we will do a series of Grunge Rock bands

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

FOLKS, JOE HAS GOT TO GO- NOW!

It sounds as though South Dakota will become the third state to dispatch patriots to Texas and Arizona to help stem the tide of Biden-Harris illegal aliens- RED STATES- send help NOW!

Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, is slapping back at Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and some Fake News media outlets for discounting COVID-19 treatments such as hydroxychloroquine. Most of the Americans who ‘succumbed’ to the disease most likely wouldn’t have provided they’d been given Plaquenil® at the first signs of the Wuhan lab-concocted bat virus.

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It sounds as though South Dakota will become the third state to dispatch patriots to Texas and Arizona to help stem the tide of Biden-Harris illegal aliens- RED STATES- send help NOW!

  1. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 179,252,416 confirmed cases, +7,030, 3,882,008  confirmed deaths, +6,487 and 163,805,325 confirmed recoveries, +2,550.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,406,001 confirmed cases, UP 4,289 from yesterday’s reporting, 617,166 confirmed deaths, UP 83,[i] and 28,711,215 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,372.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]  
  2. 2021 Sunday A: JOE BIDEN TO DONALD J. TRUMP COVID-19 DEATHS- Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 299,260 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 160,389 deaths  
  3. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,809,009 confirmed cases, 63,341 confirmed deaths, and 2,069,879 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,356,248 confirmed cases, 37,555 confirmed deaths, and 2,141,281 confirmed recoveries, more or less the SAME numbers.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,353 confirmed cases, 513 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 449,446 confirmed cases, 5,866 confirmed deaths, and 220,934 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Oregon: they have 206,774 confirmed cases, 2,754 confirmed deaths, and 185,731 confirmed recoveries.[iii]   
  4. 2021 Sunday C: FOREIGN COVID STATS OF THE DAY- Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,867 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Rwanda, 122nd country on the list: 30,813 cases of the virus, 382 confirmed deaths and 26,704 confirmed recoveries.[iv]     
  5. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,290.08, DOWN 533.37 points (-1.58%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,030.38, DOWN 130.97 points (-0.92%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,166.45, DOWN -55.41 points (-1.31%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.50 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.20%).  The price of GOLD is $1,763.90 per troy oz., -5.10 (-0.29%) while the price of SILVER is $25.85 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.48%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,035.40 per troy oz, -5.60 (-0.54%) while the price of COPPER is $4.12 per pound, -0.04 (-0.84%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,465.42 per troy oz, -31.31 (-1.25%).[vi] The price of RHODIUM is $22,000.00 per troy oz., -750.00 (-3.30%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $590,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). [vii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.62.     In Myanmar Kyat, one greenback equals 1,642.00 and in Eritrean Nakfa, a buck equals 15.00 and in Namibian Dollar, one dollar equals 14.38 of theirs.[viii]        
  6. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE FOUR STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.234 per gallon, $2.943 in Florida, $3.977 in Hawaii, and $3.635 in Washington state.[ix]    Let’s look at one other location- North Carolina: $2.882.  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- Argentina: $3.833 per U.S. Gallon.[x]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,429,669,023,972 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xi]  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 Canada, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is France with $111 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xii]
  7. 2021 Sunday F: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE I- By our count, today is Day #89 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of America’s number one problem and to have yet shown up for a single day on the job.  Ah, well, Benny Johnson of Newsmax says that Customs and Border Patrol has arrested numerous terrorists on the terrorist watchlist as well as all sorts of criminals- especially sexual criminals- and yet more continue coming.  In other news we believe is related to the border, a Houston deputy’s home was invaded in a pre-dawn assault and his wife and 4-year-old stepdaughter shot and seriously wounded by unknown perps.  A week or so ago, news appeared that said the cartels were going to target the homes and families of Lone Star State law enforcement officers.   Thank you, Joe “F**king” Biden.
  8. 2021 Sunday G: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE II- Speaking of the mess, Congressman August Pfluger, R-TX 11th congressional district, says that ‘illegal aliens are overrunning the 29 inland counties he represents.’  (Note- we urge Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, to put former Sheriff Joe Arpaio in charge of all holding pens for the illegal aliens).  Elsewhere, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, is seeking to join Florida and Idaho in sending law enforcement to help aid Arizona and Texas in repelling the illegal alien invasion.  Good.  Every RED STATE governor must send troops to defend the country.  This is akin to the emergency that surrounded the Alamo, only this time, the GOOD GUYS are NOT going to lose to the barbarians.
  9. 2021 Sunday H: POLITICAL NEWS I- Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says that the Democrats’ ‘election reform bill’ is the ‘largest power grab in the history of the United States.’  Next, the Des Moines Register reports the results of a new poll: 64-percent of Iowans would like to see Senator Chuck Grassley retire instead of running for another term.  In other political news, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, is slapping back at Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and some Fake News media outlets for discounting COVID-19 treatments such as hydroxychloroquine.  Most of the Americans who ‘succumbed’ to the disease most likely wouldn’t have provided they’d been given Plaquenil® at the first signs of the Wuhan lab-concocted bat virus.
  10. 2021 Sunday I: POLITICAL NEWS II- The person challenging Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, is a New York attorney, Matthew Putorti.  Previous to this, he was a ‘registered foreign agent for the jihadist state of Qatar.’  Wow.  Where do the Democrats uncover scumbags such as this.
  11. 2021 Sunday J: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- Washington state Native Americans are carting a 5,000-pound, hand-carved totem pole across the United States, to arrive in Washington, D.C., sometime in July where it will be on display throughout the summer.  The goal is to bring greater awareness to the protection of sacred lands to the indigenous peoples of the United States.
  12. 2021 Sunday K: JOE BIDEN REGIME NEWS I- The Biden regime is preparing NEW SANCTIONS against the Russians (yeah, right) over the alleged poisoning by Kremlin thugs of Alexei Navalny.  National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan says the goal with Russia is to have a stable, predictable relationship.’  Meanwhile, Joe Biden is ‘set to meet’ with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani as violence continues to escalate in the war-torn nation.
  13. 2021 Sunday L: ECONOMIC NEWS- Economist Stephen Moore says that the Federal Reserve is way behind the curve on rising inflation which some experts claim is at or near 12-percent.  This is a tax on EVERYONE including those least equipped to pay for it.

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[i] 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)

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

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

[iv] 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)

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

[vi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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