130. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2022

1943 Monday: The coming late spring-early summer offensive in the Soviet Union is getting in motion. Operation Citadel- the attack on the Kursk Salient in the Ukraine- has been given the go-ahead by Hitler himself even though German intelligence assets have told the Fuhrer that the Soviets have established a massive defense in depth. This will be the greatest clash of armor and tactical aircraft the world has ever seen.

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130. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2022:

Confederate Memorial Day (North and South Carolina); Primary Election Day (West Virginia- state holiday)

U.S. Vice President John Sherman; U.S. Transportation Secretary Andrew Card; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Sherman and William Windom; U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde Smith; the Beatles featuring George Harrison, Donovan, the Rolling Stones, Spirit featuring Jay Ferguson, Traffic featuring Dave Mason, the Turtles featuring Mark Volman, and U2 featuring Bono:

  1. 946 Tuesday: The reign of the 129th Roman Catholic Pope Agapetus II begins on this date.  He would guide his flock until November 08, 955.
  2. 1267 Tuesday: Vienna’s Catholic Church orders all Jews to wear distinctive garb.
  3. 1278 Tuesday: England imprisons its Jews on charge of making ‘coins.’
  4. 1427 Thursday: The authorities of Berne, Switzerland, expel their Jewish population.
  5. 1497 Monday: Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves on his first voyage to the New World.
  6. 1503 Sunday: Christopher Columbus discovers the Cayman Islands.
  7. 1611 Tuesday: Sir Thomas Dale arrived in the Virginia Colony, where, as deputy governor, he instituted harsh measures to restore order.
  8. 1655 Monday: The English capture the island of Jamaica from the French.
  9. 1676 Sunday: “Bacon’s Rebellion,” frontiersmen against the Virginia government begins.
  10. 1752 Wednesday: Benjamin Franklin first tests his lightning rod.
  11. 1773 Monday: The English Parliament passed the Tea Act, which would regulate the price of tea throughout its North American colonies.
  12. 1774 Tuesday: Louis XVI acceded to the throne of France. 
  13. 1775 Wednesday: Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Colonel Benedict Arnold, captured the British-held fortress at Ticonderoga, New York.  Elsewhere, the Second Continental Congress convenes in Pennsylvania, issues paper currency for the first time, and names George Washington supreme commander.
  14. 1797 Wednesday: The United States launched its first naval ship, the USS United States.
  15. 1801 Sunday: The Barbary Pirates of Tripoli declare war on the United States, the nation’s first foreign war.
  16. 1818 Sunday: American patriot Paul Revere died in Boston at age 83.
  17. 1823 Saturday: The first steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River arrives at Ft. Snelling, Minnesota.  Meanwhile, in Lancaster, Ohio, future 35th U.S. Vice President John Sherman, is born.  A Whig, Oppositionist, and then a Republican, he served under President William McKinley from March 06, 1897, to July 27, 1898.  Prior to this, Sherman served the nation as its 32nd U.S. secretary of the Treasury.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 10, 1877, to March 03, 1881.
  18. 1827 Thursday: The future 33rd U.S. Treasury Secretary William Windom is born in Belmont County, Ohio.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents James Garfield and Chester A. Arthur from March 08, 1881, to November 13, 1881.  Windom would serve again as the 39th U.S. Treasury secretary.  This time, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 07, 1889, to January 29, 1891.
  19. 1840 Sunday: Mormon leader Joseph Smith moved his band of followers to Illinois to escape the hostilities they faced in Missouri.
  20. 1857 Sunday: The Indian Mutiny begins as the Sepoys revolt against their British overlords at Meerut, India.
  21. 1863 Sunday: During the Civil War, Confederate Lt. General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson died of pneumonia, a complication resulting from friendly fire incident eight days earlier during the Battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia.
  22. 1865 Wednesday: Union forces captured Confederate President Jefferson Davis in Irwinville, Georgia.
  23. 1869 Monday: Railroad officials drove the golden spike in Promontory, Utah, marking the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States.
  24. 1871 Wednesday: The Peace of Frankfurt-am-Main concludes between France and Germany, ending the Franco-Prussian War.
  25. 1872 Friday: Suffragist Victoria Woodhull, of the Equal Rights Party, becomes the first woman nominated for the presidency of the United States.
  26. 1902 Saturday: The nation of Portugal goes bankrupt.
  27. 1908 Sunday: The first Mother’s Day observance took place during a church service in Grafton, W. Va.
  28. 1913 Saturday: The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution calling upon all federal officials, from the president on down, to wear a white carnation the following day in observance of Mother’s Day.
  29. 1915 Monday: The sinking of the British liner HMS Lusitania causes mass outrage against Imperial Germany and its practice of unrestricted warfare.
  30. 1924 Saturday: J. Edgar Hoover becomes the head of the FBI on this date.  
  31. 1933 Wednesday: In Germany, the Nazis stage public book burnings, ‘cleansing’ the nation of unapproved works.
  32. 1939 Wednesday: The Methodist Episcopal Church, the Methodist Episcopal Church South, and the Methodist Protestant Church merged to form the Methodist Church.
  33. 1940 Friday: Winston Churchill succeeds Neville Chamberlain as British prime minister.  Meanwhile, German armies attack Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.  France also is under assault with the French and British caught entirely off-guard.  For 20 years, the French expected the German onslaught- if it came- to hit the Maginot Line, the lengthy border defenses stretching from the south north to Belgium.  Instead, German units will pour through the heavily forested Ardennes and into northern France.  Elsewhere, British troops begin landing in Iceland to prevent the Nazis from conquering the island and then putting it to use as a U-Boat staging area.
  34. 1941 Saturday: On a purported ‘peace mission,’ Nazi Deputy-Fuhrer Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland only to be captured, imprisoned, and eventually to die there in 1987, possibly due to suicide.  Meanwhile, a German air raid destroyed England’s House of Commons on this date.   In East Africa, the Allies are still fighting Fascist Italian forces in East Africa, the first part of the world to be liberated from the Axis.
  35. 1942 Sunday: The last U.S. troops in the southern Philippines surrender to Imperial Japanese forces.  Others flee to the jungles to continue the war against the Empire of Japan.
  36. 1943 Monday: The coming late spring-early summer offensive in the Soviet Union is getting in motion.  Operation Citadel- the attack on the Kursk Salient in the Ukraine- has been given the go-ahead by Hitler himself even though German intelligence assets have told the Fuhrer that the Soviets have established a massive defense in depth.  This will be the greatest clash of armor and tactical aircraft the world has ever seen as vast numbers of tanks, artillery units, ground attack aircraft and armor-busting dive bombers as well as more than a million men on both sides will collide in a clash of arms heretofore unseen in the history of the planet.   This will decide the fate of the Eastern Front.
  37. 1944 Tuesday: Heavy fighting continues along the Sino-Burmese border as Japanese and Chinese forces clash. 
  38. 1945 Thursday: Russian troops occupy Prague in Czechoslovakia.  The Czechs are hopeful that they will be liberated but soon will find themselves with a worse ruler than the previous one- Josef Stalin’s Soviet Union.
  39. 1946 Friday: Umberto II succeeds King Victor Emanuel as king of Italy.  Meanwhile, Dave Mason, future guitarist with the British band, Traffic[i], as well as a musician/songwriter with a long solo career and a brief stint with Fleetwood Mac is born in Worcester, England, on this date.  In addition, Donovan Leitch[ii] is born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, on this date, too, a man who came to fame within the Flower Power Movement and who still performs to this day.
  40. 1947 Saturday: Talented vocalist Jay Ferguson, lead singer of the psychedelic rock band out of Los Angeles, California, Spirit[iii], was born on this date in Burbank, California.  He performed with Spirit over the course of its first five albums and then moved on to a spin-off band, Jo Jo Gunne with Spirit bassist, Mark Andes.  Currently, he has had a long-running solo career and composes scores for well-known television shows.
  41. 1947 Saturday A: In Brockton, Massachusetts, future 11th U.S. secretary of Transportation- Andrew “Andy” Card- is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George H. W. Bush from February 24, 1992, to January 20, 1993.
  42. 1954 Monday: At Dien Bien Phu, the fighting is over, but more dying is to come.  The French officers have been rounded up and trucked away while the lower officers, the NCOs, and the rankers are separated by rank, nationality, even among the Foreign Legionnaires who are separated into the diverse nationalities from whence they came.  The largest ethnic group that fought at Dien Bien Phu after the French are the Germans, many of whom were former Wehrmacht and SS troops.  The Vietnamese who fought for the French are taken away, never to be seen again.  In France, public outcry is enormous as this smacks of Summer 1940 with the surrender of a French general and at least 9,000 survivors. 
  43. 1956 Thursday: Due to Islamist uprising in Algeria, France sends 50,000 reservists to bolster its military forces there.  Meanwhile, KFSN TV channel 30 in Fresno, California, begins broadcasting.
  44. 1959 Sunday: In Brookhaven, Mississippi, future GOP senator from the same state- Cindy Hyde Smith- is born.  She would enter office on April 09, 2018.
  45. 1960 Tuesday: The USS Triton completes its circumnavigation of the Earth submerged completely under water.  Elsewhere, Bono—future front man for the Irish-British rock band, U2[iv]—is born on this date in Dublin, Ireland.
  46. 1963 Friday: On the advice of Beatle[v] George Harrison, Decca Records signs the Rolling Stones.
  47. 1967 Wednesday: British law enforcement arrests three Rolling Stones[vi] on this date, charging Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, and Brian Jones on drug charges.
  48. 1968 Friday: Peace talks in Paris between the United States and North Vietnam begin.  Meanwhile, the “Night of the Barricades” began in Paris’ Latin Quarter as tens of thousands of student protesters erected obstacles against riot police; in the pre-dawn hours of May 11, the police moved in, resulting in violent clashes with the Marxist students that left hundreds of people injured. 
  49. 1969 Saturday: U.S. forces begin the assault on Hill 937, aka “Hamburger Hill,” in Vietnam.  Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., the Turtles[vii] play the White House; Mark Volman falls off stage five times.  Finally, the spacecraft Apollo 10 transmits the first color pictures of the Earth from space.
  50. 1971 Monday: At Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, former WBA heavyweight champion Jimmy Ellis improves his record to 30-6 by beating hometown favorite George Chuvalo in a 10-round unanimous decision.  As for Chuvalo, his pro record went to 63-17-2.
  51. 1973 Thursday: In the 27th National Basketball Association’s Finals, the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 4 games to 1.
  52. 1974 Friday: In the 7th American Basketball Association Finals, the New York Nets beat the Utah Stars 4 games to 1.
  53. 1975 Saturday: Sony commenced selling its Betamax home video-cassette recorder in Japan on this date.
  54. 1977 Tuesday: Actress Joan Crawford died in New York.
  55. 1984 Thursday: The International Court of Justice said the United States should halt any actions to blockade Nicaragua’s ports (the U.S. had already said it would not recognize World Court authority on this issue.
  56. 1994 Tuesday: Nelson Mandela takes the oath of office as the first black president of South Africa.  Meanwhile, the state of Illinois executed serial killer John Wayne Gacy, 52, for the murders of 33 young men and boys- worthless POS.
  57. 2003 Saturday: A citizen who had been visiting Toronto, Canada, takes the first confirmed case of SARS- a disease out of communist China- back to his native Finland.
  58. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush reacted with “deep disgust and disbelief” during a Pentagon visit as he examined recent photos of and video clips of American soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners.   Meanwhile, in Baghdad, Iraq, U.S. military forces obliterate the headquarters of jihadist cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.  Problem was that the jihadists had already fled.
  59. 2005 Tuesday: In Tbilisi, Georgia, President George W. Bush gets the shock of his life while meeting with Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili when a terrorist throws a hand grenade at him.  However, the explosive device failed to detonate, and the lives of both men were spared.
  60. 2006 Wednesday: In a rare move, the Chi-Coms declassify some diplomatic records from 1956 and 1960 that detail the split between the Chi-Coms and their Soviet Union benefactors. 
  61. 2007 Thursday: The U.S. House of Representatives passes a $96 billion war bill that will continue funding the disasters in Iraq and Afghanistan just so long as certain benchmarks are met in the conduct of the war.  Wow.  Meanwhile, military leaders from North and South Korea agree on a rail line crossing the DMZ, the first such connection between the two countries since before the Korean War erupted in 1950.
  62. 2008 Saturday: Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, takes the lead in the superdelegate count- a very peculiar thing the Democrats have to steal nominations in presidential elections for their chosen candidate.  The first-term Illinois senator is smoking Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY.
  63. 2009 Sunday: H1N1 claims a third life in the United States and finds its way into Japan and Australia.
  64. 2010 Monday: Solicitor General Elena Kagan is the youngest nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court and the third woman.  Elsewhere, jihadists carry out a wave of suicide attacks across Iraq, blowing up at least 102 unsuspecting souls and injuring more than 200.  Ah, the ‘religion of peace.’
  65. 2011 Tuesday: Exports for the month of April in China reach an all-time monthly high of $155.69 billion.   Elsewhere, CNN reports that the Central Intelligence Agency will show photos of the bullet-ridden corpse of terrorist mastermind, Osama bin Laden to the members of the military and intelligence committees in both houses of Congress.
  66. 2012 Thursday: In protest of the City of New York spending a proposed $300 million on the Fifth Avenue Branch of the NY Public Library, a group of more than 700 academics, scholars, writers, and others send a letter of protest to City Hall.
  67. 2013 Friday: Onboard the International Space Station, astronauts prepare for a contingency spacewalk to repair an anticipated ammonia leak in the station’s cooling system.   Meanwhile, U.S. government scientists during the Obama administration claimed worldwide levels of carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas climate change promoters blame for the questionable science of global warming, had hit a milestone, reaching an amount heretofore unencountered by humans.  Six years later, the planet is still going strong.
  68. 2014 Saturday: According to Brainy History, Brazilian police distribute pamphlets to World Cup visitors with instructions on how to behave in the event of a robbery; law enforcement means the ‘advice’ to protect victims from injury or death during crime.
  69. 2015 Sunday: As a gesture of thanks for Pope Francis’ efforts in facilitating the opening of doors between the United States and Cuba, Cuban President Raul Castro meets the pontiff at the Vatican; the Pope announces he will visit BOTH countries later that September.
  70. 2016 Tuesday: In India, a fertility clinic announces that a 70-year-old woman has successfully given birth to a baby boy.  WTF?  Sounds almost as bad as the horrible case of the Octomom.
  71. 2017 Wednesday: To the delight of environmentalists everywhere, the U.S. Geological Service releases a study claiming that some glaciers in Montana have receded by 85-percent over the past half-century.  No wonder imbeciles such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez believe the world is coming to an end soon.  Sadly, the Sun is the sole driver of all climatic changes throughout the entire Solar System.  Conversation and fighting pollution is indeed important but the Earth- and other planets- have all gone through periods of climate change throughout the history of said Solar system.  Meanwhile, to the ‘horror’ of Democrats, President Donald J. Trump shares classified intelligence regarding an ISIS attack coming soon against Russia with Russian Ambassador Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Oval Office.  (Hence, Trump-Russia ‘collusion’).
  72. 2018 Thursday: Following Iran firing missiles into Israel’s Golan Heights from Syria, the IDF lights up Iranian targets in Syria with 70 missiles, blowing up numerous installations and other military infrastructure.  Of course, Iran claims Israel started the fight.
  73. 2019 Friday: The United States raises tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese imports, a jump of 25-percent, following the collapse of trade talks between the United States and the communist nation.  Meanwhile, Uber becomes a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange on this date.
  74. 2020 Sunday: COVID-19 continues causing problems for the nations of the world what with 4,097,158 confirmed cases, 282,495 confirmed deaths, and 1,402,882 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,362,715 confirmed cases, 80,562 confirmed deaths, and 208,344 confirmed recoveries which is good, the recoveries that is.  Breaking down the three states in which the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California comes first.  In the Golden State, there are 66,773 confirmed cases and 2,745 confirmed deaths but no mention of recoveries.  In Hawaii, we have 732 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 561 confirmed recoveries.  In Washington state, there are 16,891 confirmed cases and 931 confirmed deaths but like California, there is no mention of confirmed recoveries.   
  75. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 159,527,685 confirmed cases, +549,998, 3,315,351  confirmed deaths, +8,678 and 138,098,049 confirmed recoveries, +71,473.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,506,648 confirmed cases, UP 22,997 from yesterday’s reporting, 596,116 confirmed deaths, UP 308,[viii] and 26,497,996 confirmed recoveries, UP 58,284.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]   
  76. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became President on January 20, 2021, there have been 280,304 chi-vi deaths in the United States- President Biden, 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, the 46th president is shy 182,305 deaths.      
  77. 2021 Monday 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: 3,759,618 confirmed cases, 62,314 confirmed deaths, and 2,003,503 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,272,102 confirmed cases, 35,785 confirmed deaths, and 1,853,131 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,267 confirmed cases, 488 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 416,317 confirmed cases, 5,626 confirmed deaths, and 202,588 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Northern Marianas Islands, yet another place  the Democrats will want to transform into a state after D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, and Virgin Islands become states: they have 170 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  78. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,957 confirmed cases, 6,378 confirmed deaths, and 831,620 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Nigeria, a place overrun with far too many ‘princes’ all-in need of U.S. senior citizens’ life savings: 165,419 cases of the virus, 2,065 confirmed deaths and 156,297 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  79. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,742.82, DOWN 34.92 points (-0.10%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,401.86, DOWN 350.38 points (-2.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,188.43, DOWN 44.17 points (-1.04%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.85 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.011%).  The price of GOLD is $1,835.50 per troy oz., -2.10 (-0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $27.37 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.44%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,249.50 per troy oz, -16.00 (-1.26%) while the price of COPPER is $4.70 per pound, -0.02 (-0.45%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,952.91 per troy oz, +26.40 (+0.90%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,900.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-1.37%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.42 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Seychellois Rupee, one greenback equals 15.18 and in Sierran Leonean Leone, a buck equals 10,154.00 and in Singapore Dollar, one dollar equals 1.33 of theirs.[xv]       
  80. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.103 per gallon, $2.876 in Florida, $3.810 in Hawaii, and $3.514 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Pennsylvania: $3.088.  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- Sudan: $2.026 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,270,989,160,341 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  81. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Under President Biden’s lack of attention, the border continues being overrun by illegal aliens.  ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris is in her 48th day as the so-called ‘Border Czar’ and has yet to tour the region.   Meanwhile, reporters from various news agencies continue reporting on the nonstop flow of illegal aliens pouring into the country.  One reporter on Fox News Channel witnessed a group of 40 or more Venezuelans walking across the Rio Grande this morning.  Hence why we say the river should be seeded with alligator pups.  Why aren’t local authorities running miles of razor wire along the border under their authority?  Minefields, folks, minefields.
  82. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– Today, we learned that after four months ‘on the job,’ Joe Biden has left dozens of ambassadorships unfilled.  What’s up with that?  Next, President Biden restores ‘tranny health protections’ reversing yet another President Donald J. Trump policy.  In other questionable news, a new AP-NORC Poll says that President Biden’s ‘approval ratings’ are buoyed by his pandemic response.’  WTF?  The commander-in-chief has done flipping nothing to improve the lives of the American people.  Next, supposedly Joe Biden is meeting with GOP leaders at the pivotal point in his ‘deal-making.’  What deal-making?   Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, RINO-KY, says, ‘the GOP is willing to agree to $800 billion on infrastructure but not the $1.3 trillion’ demanded by Joe Biden’s handlers.
  83. 2021 Monday H: Chi-Com News I– New reports are surfacing that suggest the Chi-Coms planned to weaponize bat viruses such as COVID-19 back in 2015 to further their Chi-Com BS agenda.  Screw them.  Next, author Gordon Chang says that the Chi-Coms ‘committed mass murder of Americans using COVID-19 as their weapon.’  In other Chi-Com news, the communists are demanding- we repeat- DEMANDING- the U.N. cancel a hearing on Uighur Muslims.  (Note- the communists don’t want anyone to know about their Nazi-like efforts to liquidate the Uighur Muslims and other religious and ethnic minorities so the Han Chinamen can rule supreme.  F**k them).
  84. 2021 Monday I: Foreign News / Overseas News– Overnight in Israel, 80 people have been injured fighting Israeli authorities.  It’s Muslim celebration time and when they celebrate, they attack Israeli military, law enforcement, and even the citizens.  For the first time in history, Hamas has fired rockets, we repeat- ROCKETS- into Jerusalem, a place the morons claim is SACRED to them.  The Knesset had to evacuate, so great was the danger.  (Note- folks, this is why God gave the world the neutron bomb- like Hamas and the rest of the trash up NOW). Ramadan begins in two days and of course, the Palestinians are going to run amok.  Elsewhere, U.S. Coast Guard assets working in the Straits of Hormuz were forced to fire warning shots at pesky Iranian swift boats trying to harass U.S. assets.  Sink them.  
  85. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– The AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says, ‘there’s no doubt that the United States UNDERCOUNTED COVID-19 deaths.’  He also believes we must continue wearing masks into 2022.   Elsewhere in the world, once the COVID-19 curfews were lifted, people are now hosting and enjoying LARGE PARTIES.   Meanwhile, a new TIPP Poll says that the number of Americans who won’t take the vaccine has now risen to 26-percent.   Next, the FDA approves Pfizer-BioNTech’s Chi-Vi vaccine for use with 12-15-year-olds. In other Chi-Vi news, Wyoming joins the ranks of states to BAN COVID-19 ‘vaccine passports.’  Awesome.  Finally, many Catholic schools are having trouble in the times of COVID-19 keeping their doors open for students.
  86. 2021 Monday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– The Arizona 2020 Election Audit is off to a bad start as they cannot get their hands on the routers, the passwords, and other valuable information and tools so they can uncover the truth about the election many believe was STOLEN.  IF the Democrats have NOTHING to hide- then hand the requested stuff over to the investigators.   Meanwhile, Michigan is filing a lawsuit pleading evidence shows that votes in that state for President Donald J. Trump were flipped over to drooling old Joe “I’m a Racist” Biden.  Godspeed. 
  87. 2021 Monday L: Business News– Thanks to the stupidity of the Joe Biden regime, restaurants across the United States- including ours- are suffering due to a hiring crisis.  People make more money to sit at home on their asses than they do at work.  However, senile old Joe Biden did say that ‘if the unemployed don’t take jobs offered to them, they will lose their benefits.’  How does that work, Joe?  Employers aren’t going to people’s homes begging them to go to work.  What crap.  Speaking of the ‘generous unemployment benefits’ (until they run out and the country goes broke), Governor Spencer J. Cox, R-UT, says that the ‘added benefits are a disincentive.’  Amen.   Elsewhere, a California man was arrested for his $5 million PPP scam.  The dimwit spent the money on expensive sports cars.  The dumb ass is going to prison.  SOB.
  88. 2021 Monday M: National Security News– The Colonial oil pipeline shutdown enters its fourth day.  The 1,500-mile-long pipeline runs through 17 states.  Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district put out a tweet in which she said- more or less- that ’17 U.S. national security and intelligence agencies said there was NO interference in the 2020 Elections yet NONE of them had a clue that a pipeline running through 17 states was in danger of being hacked.’[xix]  Elsewhere, new information continues to arise showing that Hunter Biden may have had a close relationship with a Chi-Com female agent in much the same way as the slow-witted so-called ‘farter-in-chief’ Rep. Eric Swalwell, DS-CA 15th congressional district, had with Christine Fang, aka Fang-Fang, an operative of the Ministry of State Security, the MSS, an organization comparable to the KGB.  This woman sent Hunter Biden opposition research for his father’s 2020 presidential run.  Hmmm…
  89. 2021 Monday N: Political News I– Sadly, we learnt today just how compromised U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr was- he fought to keep flawed FBI Director Christopher Wray in his position.  Wow.  Next, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden’s TAX LIE has been exposed by rising inflation.  Speaking of Leader McCarthy, he backs Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, over GOP House Conference Chair Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, someone who can’t move on from January 06, 2021, and who won’t STFU about it.  She must GO.   Speaking of ‘Liz Cheney,’ U.S. Army Colonel Denton Knapp, Retired, is running for the windbag’s seat in 2022.  Elsewhere, Rep. James “Influence” Clyburn, D-SC 6th congressional district, says he is ‘willing to consider police reform without ending qualified immunity for law enforcement officers.’  Hmmm.  We shall see.
  90. 2021 Monday O: Political News II– President Donald J. Trump is endorsing Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, R-TX, for re-election.  Next, after the world learned that Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit ‘was doped,’ the 45th president pointed out that crap such as this is emblematic of the way the United States is going.  We agree.  Meanwhile, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, says that ‘Joe Biden bears full responsibility for the LOW JOBS report of last week.’
  91. 2021 Monday P: Social Media News And Big Tech News– Numerous state attorney generals are seeking to stop Instagram’s ‘children’s accounts’ where the social media app can monitor and influence children’s minds.  We concur.  Later today, the FBI has confirmed that Darkside did indeed hack the Colonial pipeline.
  92. 2021 Monday Q: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Rep. Jerry Carl, R-AL 1st congressional district, told Newsmax that ‘the United States is distracted by WOKE.’  Amen.  Next, NBC is dropping the Golden Globes in 2022 over a diversity snafu. 
  93. 2021 Monday R: Miscellaneous News I– Quarterback Tim Tebow has signed a one-year deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars.  Soon, we will hear sobbing and wailing from fans of communist Colin “The Communist” Kaepernick whom NO ONE still will employ.  Boohoo.   Next, the IOC president called off a trip to Tokyo due to the ‘VID outbreak that just won’t go away there.   Meanwhile, Tucker Carlson broke the news of the DEEP TIES between the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci and his U.S. taxpayer funding of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, the birthplace of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  The question he raises is WHY the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci is not the subject of a criminal investigation or why he isn’t sitting in the hot seat before Congress getting his balls grilled off by concerned representatives and senators?  Damned good question.  The fact that the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci’s department helped FUND this debacle means he should be doing challenging time in the slammer NOW.  Is this what the Democrats are willing to do to destroy a highly popular president such as Donald J. Trump?  Shocking.
  94. 2021 Monday S: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– Nonagenarian House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has been blasted over her inability to distinguish one black baseball player from another.   It has come to light that when the aging speaker afflicted with dementia sent out birthday greetings to famed San Francisco Giants slugger, Willie Mays, for his 90th birthday (May 06, 1931),  she put out a picture of her and another dingbat with Giants player Willie McCovey who died on October 31, 2018.  When a big uproar descended upon her aging back, she had the temerity to blame a staffer for her failure to determine one black baseball legend from another.  Ain’t that how it always goes?  (Note- Nance, you truly should consider retirement and we mean YESTERDAY, not today).
  95. 2022 Tuesday: You know the drill…

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The sophomore effort by the Beach Boys- “Surfin’ USA”- came out on March 25, 1963, and featured the same lineup of Brian Wilson (bass, piano, and vocals), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Carl Wilson (lead guitar and vocals), Mike Love (vocals), and David Marks (rhythm guitar and vocals).  This album continued the new group’s rise to the top via tunes such as the title track, “Farmer’s Daughter,” and “Shut Down.”  The Beach Boys were not content to ride the wave with just one genre of music, i.e., surf music, as numerous copycats were jumping aboard the surf train.  They also were delving into their love of hot rods, hot chicks, and wild times in So-Cal.  Hawthorne, California, would never be the same nor would the world.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.  

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

[ii] Not sure as to when we will promote the music of Donovan, but we plan on doing so within the next decade.

[iii] 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.

[iv] We look forward to promoting the music of U2 when we promote the music of Thin Lizzy, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.

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

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

[vii] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.

[viii] 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)

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

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

[xi] 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)

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

[xiii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xix] Here is what WE think: like the Deepwater Horizon oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico blew up back in 2010, at the time many of us had our suspicions that the Obama-Biden administration had some foreknowledge of that event and used to shut down offshore oil drilling for years.  They shut down drilling off our coasts but allowed the rigs to relocate off the coast of Brazil to drill for oil down there.  Likewise, we think the Russian-backed Darkside hacking group shut this extremely important pipeline so as (1) to cut the amount of oil in the country; (2) to drive up the costs of oil and oil-based products; and (3) to help hasten the bullshit Green New Deal through to being.  Mark our words- Olaf Bologolo. 

123. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 03, 2022

1954 Monday: Fighting continues at Dien Bien Phu. At Isabelle, French Foreign Legionnaires send out combat patrols to clear communist approach trenches ringing them on all sides. Fighting is fierce in the style of World War I with hand grenades, knives, rifle butts, and brass knuckles. Once again, the communists are driven away, the Foreign Legionnaires bring in captured weapons to augment what they have left.

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123. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 03, 2022:

Eid al-Fitr (Muslim holiday, tentative date); National Teacher Appreciation Day

U.S. Treasury Secretaries Lot M. Morrill and William H. Woodin; U.S. Secretary of War James McHenry; U.S. Senators Jim Risch and Ron “Raisin Face” Wyden; Funk, Soul, and R & B Legend James Brown, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons featuring Frankie Valli, REO Speedwagon featuring Bruce Hall, Ten Years After featuring Joe Gooch, and the Troggs featuring Peter Staples:

  1. 115 Saturday: The 6th Roman Catholic Pope St. Alexander I concluded his time as pontiff.  He first became the shepherd of ALL Christendom on October 27, 105.  His successor, Pope St. Sixtus I- the 7th Vicar of Christ- picked up his Holy Cross and carried it forward until April 03, 125.
  2. 996 Tuesday: The reign of the 138th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory V began on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until February 18, 999.
  3. 1410 Thursday: The reign of the 205.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Alexander V begins today.  Elected in opposition to Pope Gregory XII, he would guide his flock until May 03, 1410.
  4. 1455 Thursday: Spanish Jews begin an exodus out of Spain.
  5. 1494 Thursday: Christopher Columbus discovers the island of Jamaica; he calls it “St. Iago.”
  6. 1515 Monday: In the Persian Gulf, a Portuguese fleet occupies Hormuz.
  7. 1758 Wednesday: The reign of the 247th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XIV ended today.  He first became the shepherd of ALL Christendom on August 17, 1740, and led his flock until today.
  8. 1791 Tuesday: Poland adopted a national constitution.
  9. 1802 Monday: Washington, D.C. underwent incorporation as a city on this date in history.
  10. 1813 Monday: In Belgrade, Massachusetts, (now Maine), future 31st U.S. Treasury Secretary Lot M. Morrill is born.  A future Democrat and then a future Republican, Secretary Morrill would serve under Presidents Ulysses S. Grant from July 07, 1876, to March 09, 1879.
  11. 1816 Friday: In Baltimore, Maryland, the 3rd U.S. Secretary of War James McHenry, died.  A Federalist, he served under Presidents George Washington, and John Adams from January 27, 1796, to May 13, 1800.
  12. 1845 Saturday: The first black lawyer in the United States, Macon B. Allen, wins admittance to the bar.
  13. 1846 Sunday: A Mexican army surrounds the Alamo in preparation of storming it and capturing or killing its American defenders.
  14. 1861 Friday: President Abraham Lincoln calls for 42,000 volunteers for the U.S. Army and another 18,000 seamen and Marines.
  15. 1863 Sunday: During the American Civil War, the Battle of Chancellorsville takes place – a beaten Union Army withdraws from the battlefield.
  16. 1913 Saturday: Clorox had its beginnings as five entrepreneurs agreed to set up a liquid bleach factory in Oakland, California.  Elsewhere, playwright William Inge was born in Independence, Kansas.
  17. 1915 Monday: During World War I, the Second Battle of Ypres continues to rage.  Gains are made by both sides and then are lost.  On the Eastern Front, the Germans continue pushing the Russians back in heavy fighting in the Baltic while the Austro-Hungarians continue their assault through western Poland and in the Carpathians.  Russians are suffering heavy losses.
  18. 1916 Wednesday: The British executed Irish nationalists Padraic Pearse, Thomas Clarke, and Thomas MacDonagh by firing squad for their part in the Easter Rising.  Thirteen others also went to the firing squad for their part in the aborted uprising.  In France, fighting around Verdun continues with Germans and French gaining ground and then being pushed back.  Fighting is savage and at close quarters.  Elsewhere, in German East Afrika, the Belgian colonial troops are making headway against their German counterparts.
  19. 1917 Thursday: On the Western Front, heavy fighting continues in France as the Allies and Germans continue hammering one another.  Both sides are suffering the effects of short rations and lengthy periods of combat exposure without rest.  How long can the war continue?
  20. 1918 Friday: In Finland, German and Finn forces are able to encircle and defeat the Reds in the southwestern portion of that country.  In Transjordan, the British are surprised by stiffening Ottoman Turk attacks and are forced to retreat.
  21. 1921 Tuesday: West Virginia imposes the first state sales tax.
  22. 1926 Monday: Nine months after leaving the Central American nation of Nicaragua, U.S. Marines return and remain in country until 1933 to ensure peace.
  23. 1927 Tuesday: Francis E.J. Wilde of Meadowmere Park, N.Y., patented the electric sign flasher on this date.
  24. 1933 Wednesday: Nellie T. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint.  Elsewhere, in Barnwell, South Carolina, future funk, soul, and R & B legend, James Brown, is born.
  25. 1934 Thursday: In New York City, N.Y., former 51st U.S. Treasury Secretary William H. Woodin died at age 65.  A Republican, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from March 05, 1933, to December 31, 1933.  Elsewhere- future leader of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Frankie Valli- is born on this date in Newark, N.J.
  26. 1937 Monday: Margaret Mitchell won a Pulitzer Prize for “Gone with the Wind.”
  27. 1938 Tuesday: The Vatican recognizes the Spanish government of Generalissimo Francisco Franco.  Franco is after all fighting against communists and anti-Roman Catholic Church Marxist thugs. 
  28. 1940 Friday: Sadly, Free Poles begin landing in Norway to help the Allies, but the Allies are beginning to evacuate the country. 
  29. 1941 Saturday: The fight to liberate Ethiopia from the Fascist Italians continues as Allied forces conduct attacks in the hill country surrounding the road to Addis Ababa.  Elsewhere, the Iraqis are feeling the brunt of British anger as British forces continue launching attacks against Iraqi troops while British warplanes attack Iraqi airfields.
  30. 1942 Sunday: The Nazis require all Dutch Jews to wear the yellow Star of David.  Elsewhere, the fight for the Philippines is in the final stages as Japanese power simply is too strong.  However, a guerilla war is brewing as U.S. and Filipino troops who can get away are taking to the forested hills to fight another day.
  31. 1943 Monday: Pulitzer Prizes were awarded to Thornton Wilder for his play, “The Skin of our Teeth” and Upton Sinclair for “Dragon’s Teeth.”  Meanwhile, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, future U.S. Senator Jim Risch is born.  A Republican, he would represent Idaho, entering on January 03, 2009.  Elsewhere, fighting between the Allies and the Afrika Korps in Tunisia continues.  The Allies make gains, but the Axis troops retire to another hastily-fortified line to continue the fight.
  32. 1944 Wednesday: Meat-rationing ends in the U.S. during World War II.  Meanwhile, in England, future bassist with the rock band, the Troggs[i]—Peter Staples—is born.
  33. 1945 Thursday: U.S. authorities make a big seizure in Germany during World War II, capturing German physicist, Werner Heisenberg, the man who was hard at work designing Nazi Germany’s nuclear weapon.
  34. 1947 Saturday: After being a fascist nation for several decades, Japan forms a new constitutional democracy on this date.
  35. 1948 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that covenants prohibiting the sale of real estate to blacks or members of other racial groups were legally unenforceable.
  36. 1949 Tuesday: In Wichita, Kansas, future U.S. Senator Ron “Raisin Face” Wyden is born.  A future Democrat, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on February 05, 1996, representing the state of Oregon. 
  37. 1952 Saturday: For the first time, CBS televised the Kentucky Derby nationally; the winner was Hill Gail.  Elsewhere, for the first time in history, an airplane landed at the geographic North Pole.
  38. 1953 Sunday: In Champagne, Illinois, future bassist/vocalist with REO Speedwagon- Bruce Hall- is born on this date.  He would play with this legendary, Mid-Western band from 1977 until the present.
  39. 1954 Monday: Fighting continues at Dien Bien Phu.  At Isabelle, French Foreign Legionnaires send out combat patrols to clear communist approach trenches ringing them on all sides.  Fighting is fierce in the style of World War I with hand grenades, knives, rifle butts, and brass knuckles.  Once again, the communists are driven away, the Foreign Legionnaires bring in captured weapons to augment what they have left.  In the main camp, officers are going through the hospital seeking anyone who can load or fire a weapon to return to duty in defense of the camp.  The walking wounded pick up arms and head back to the fight.  It is US or it is THEM and when it comes to communists, the only good communists are dead communists.   To the west of the main camp at the Claudines, the Viet Minh gunners are hitting them with loads of artillery rounds as an attack is coming there.  The defenders are in trenches in water that is waist-deep.  Not good. [ii]
  40. 1970 Sunday: In the 24th NBA Finals, the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 4 games to 3.
  41. 1971 Monday: The National Public Radio program, “All Things Considered” made its debut.  Meanwhile, Erich Honecker succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader.
  42. 1973 Thursday: Construction workers topped Chicago’s 110-story Sears Tower (now the Willis Tower) after two years of construction, which made it the world’s tallest building for the next 25 years.
  43. 1977 Tuesday: The guitarist who would take the place of famed guitarist, Alvin Lee in the British rock band, Ten Years After[iii]—Joe Gooch—is born on this date in Highbury, London, England.  He would perform with the band from 2004 to 2014.
  44. 1978 Wednesday: A marketing executive for the Digital Equipment Corporation of Maynard, Massachusetts, Gary Thuerk, created spam email on this date as he transmitted an unsolicited sales pitch for a new line of computers to 400 prospective customers on ARPANET, a precursor to the Internet; the stunt generated some business as well as complaints.
  45. 1979 Thursday: Fellow Conservative Party members chose their leader Margaret Thatcher to become Britain’s first female prime minister as the Tories ousted the incumbent Labor government in parliamentary elections.
  46. 1984 Thursday: Michael Dell founded Dell Computer Corp., while a student at the University of Texas in Austin.
  47. 1986 Saturday: In NASA’s first post-Challenger launch, an unmanned Delta rocket lost power in its main engine shortly after liftoff, forcing safety officers to destroy it by remote control.
  48. 1988 Tuesday: The White House acknowledged that first lady Nancy Reagan had used astrological advice to help schedule her husband’s activities.
  49. 1992 Sunday: Five days of rioting and looting ended in Los Angeles.  The riots, in which 53 people died, began after the acquittal of the cops in the beating of motorist Rodney King.
  50. 1999 Monday: Some 70 tornadoes roared across Oklahoma and Kansas, killing 46 people and injuring hundreds.
  51. 2000 Wednesday: Datapoint Corporation- a big computer pioneer- files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protections.
  52. 2003 Saturday: Funny Cide wins the Kentucky Derby.
  53. 2004 Monday: The U.S. military said it had reprimanded seven officers in the abuse of inmates at Baghdad’s notorious Abu Ghraib prison, the first known punishments in the case; two of the officers were relieved of their duties.  Meanwhile, former postmaster general Marvin Runyon died in Nashville at age 79.  Elsewhere, with the price of oil at $38.21 per barrel U.S., oil prices have hit their highest peak since 1990 when Saddam Hussein was the BIG DOG in the Middle East.
  54. 2005 Tuesday: In Iraq, two USMC fighter jets collide leading to the body of pilot recovered but an empty ejector seat from the second craft is discovered but the pilot cannot be located.
  55. 2006 Wednesday: The Nepalese government reaches a deal with Chi-Com-backed Maoist rebels with one of the concessions being they won’t call them a ‘terrorist group’ anymore.  Oh, big news, folks.
  56. 2007 Thursday: In Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, tens of thousands of angry protesters demand that the government of Ehud Barak resign over their botched handling of the 2006 war in Lebanon, one in which, Hamas ground down Israeli forces with a defense in depth.  Not like the good old days…in the old days, the Israelis would launch a blitzkrieg the likes of which, Islamists could not stop but this one did not go as well as others.
  57. 2008 Saturday: Big Brown won the Kentucky Derby by 4.75 lengths.  (Filly Eight Belles finished second and then broke both front ankles, forcing her handlers to euthanize her on the track).  Meanwhile, Guam holds its Democratic Party caucuses today and the BIG WINNER is Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, by SEVEN votes over Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY.
  58. 2009 Sunday: The French Navy operating off the East African Coast scoops up 11 Somali pirates.  Hang ‘em from the yardarm, boys.
  59. 2010 Monday: United and Continental airlines announce that the two American companies will merge, creating the world’s largest airline.  Meanwhile, today is World Press Freedom Day.  Big whoop.
  60. 2011 Tuesday: In Yafran, Libya, thousands risk potential death and starvation after Muammar Gaddafi’s forces shut off water and block food supplies.  Elsewhere, people in the Muslim world take to the streets to commemorate the life and times of the now-dead POS Osama bin Laden, killed in a raid by Seal Team 6.  The U.S. government debates releasing the death photos and then opts against doing so, not wishing to further anger the Muslim world.  It is what it is, people…
  61. 2012 Thursday: Communist Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng telephones the U.S. Congress begging for help in extricating himself and his family from the hands of the Chi-Com thugs in Beijing.   Meanwhile, in the Mexican state of Veracruz, pedestrians come upon four headless bodies, two of whom are later identified as being those of missing journalists.  One must love Mexico (like hell!).
  62. 2013 Friday: Caterpillar, a heavy construction equipment manufacturer, announces plans to lay off 300 additional employees at its Decatur, Illinois facility by July 2013.  Meanwhile, the Syrians and their Iranian backers think they are doing things on the sly in Syria but overnight, Israeli warplanes come in and blow a munitions plant and dump sky-high.  Allah Akbar you motherf***ers!
  63. 2014 Saturday: According to Brainy History, Donald Sterling, L.A. Clippers owner, suffers lifetime banishment after reports of his racist comments; the NBA announces that it will choose a brand-new CEO and other team owners are encouraged to pressure Sterling into selling; many parties have already expressed interest.
  64. 2015 Sunday: According to Brainy History, aid workers announce that they cannot get aid to people suffering from the recent Nepal earthquake due to runway damage at the country’s main airport in Kathmandu, requiring airport closure to large jets; the death toll from the disaster has risen to over 7,000.  Meanwhile, Dr. Ben Carson says he expects to make an announcement in Detroit, Michigan, in which he will declare his candidacy for the 2016 GOP Presidential Nomination.
  65. 2016 Tuesday: Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Republican, suspends his campaign for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination on this date.  Elsewhere, in Hungary, the government announces that it’s going to hold a referendum later in the year over Muslim refugee resettlement.  Like other Eastern European member states of the EU- they have seen their share of Muslims throughout history and are saying, “ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.”  The government suspects the voters will approve the referendum and stop resettlement plans coming from Berlin.
  66. 2017 Wednesday: A NATO convoy navigating the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan, are attacked by suicide bombers.  In the ensuing blast and aftermath, eight civilians are blown to bits while another 28 suffer injuries in varying degrees.  Elsewhere, the government of Puerto Rico files for the largest government bankruptcy in U.S. history on this date.
  67. 2018 Thursday: On this date, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences votes to expel two perverts, Bill Cosby, and Roman Polanski.  Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence postponed his upcoming visit to Brazil so increased effort could be put into the upcoming summit between President Donald J. Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.  Elsewhere, President Trump signs an executive order giving greater freedoms to faith-based initiatives which the Obama-Biden administration did everything to crush.
  68. 2019 Friday: The California state senate passes a bill that is highly unconstitutional, one that would prevent President Donald J. Trump from appearing on either the primary or the November ballot (should he win the nomination) unless he hands his tax records over for scrutiny by his enemies.  This BS bill would not stand. 
  69. 2020 Sunday: Today, global confirmed cases of ‘communist China’s gift to the world,’ COVID-19, aka the Kung Flu, stand at 3,506,729; confirmed deaths stand at 247,470, and recovered cases stand at 1,125,236.  In the United States, confirmed cases are 1,183,633; confirmed deaths rest at 68,276; and confirmed recoveries are 153,204.  Cases in China?  Not going to share them because they never change; such is communism.  Anyhow, President Donald J. Trump does a digital town hall from the Lincoln Memorial with Fox News Channel.  Of course, his Democrat enemies blast him for ‘doing it there.’  “Anywhere else other than the Lincoln Memorial” is what they cry and whine but anywhere Trump would have done it would have met the exact same criticisms.   
  70. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 154,172,596 confirmed cases, +667,259, 3,226,725  confirmed deaths, +10,434, and 132,290,056 confirmed recoveries, +85,346.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,229,445 confirmed cases, UP 38,851 from yesterday’s reporting, 591,514 confirmed deaths, UP 443,[iv] and 25,907,570 confirmed recoveries, UP 129,706.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[v]   The FDA is giving Pfizer the okay to begin giving young people ages 12 to 16 the vaccinations next week.  
  71. 2021 Monday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 276,831 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 421.44 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,812 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 186,702 deaths. 
  72. 2021 Monday 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: 3,747,850 confirmed cases, 61,965 confirmed deaths, and 1,995,600 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,245,843 confirmed cases, 35,307 confirmed deaths, and 1,812,615 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,654 confirmed cases, 484 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 409,585 confirmed cases, 5,567 confirmed deaths, and 200,937 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Maine, a place with two horrible senators: they have 62,092 confirmed cases, 790 confirmed deaths, but 0 confirmed recoveries as they won’t mention them.[vi]   
  73. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,621 confirmed cases, 6,367 confirmed deaths, and 830,995 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Qatar, a country overloaded with way too many jihadists: 207,592 cases of the virus, 480 confirmed deaths and 194,090 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  74. 2021 Monday D:  Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,113.23, UP 238.38 points (+0.70%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,895.12, DOWN 67.56 points (-0.48%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,192.66, UP 11.49 points (+0.27%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.59 per barrel, +0.08 (+0.12%).  The price of GOLD is $1,790.30 per troy oz., -1.50 (-0.08%) while the price of SILVER is $26.90 per troy ounce, -0.06 (-0.22%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,235.00 per troy oz, +4.80 (+0.40%) while the price of COPPER is $4.51 per pound, -0.02 (-0.43%).[viii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,972.70 per troy oz, +2.02 (+0.07%).[ix] The price of RHODIUM is $29,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.23.     In Nigerian Naira, one greenback equals 408.50 and in Norwegian Krone, a buck equals 8.29 and in Omani Rial, one dollar equals 0.39 of theirs.[xi]  
  75. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.045 per gallon, $2.776 in Florida, $3.781 in Hawaii, and $3.474 in Washington state.[xii]    Let’s look at one other location- New Jersey: $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 eighth lowest gasoline price in the world- Turkmenistan: $1.621 per U.S. Gallon.[xiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,244,516,078,045 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  76. 2021 Monday F: Foreign News / Overseas News– A new report says that Xi Jinping- dictator of the People’s Republic of (Communist) China and possible overlord of the world- has been planning on taking control of the Internet since 2017.  Only President Donald J. Trump stood in his way and look at what happened to the 45th president.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, we also learn today that Hunter Biden still maintains a stake in a Chi-Com equity firm.   Also, regarding the Chi-Coms, the United Kingdom announces it’s going to step up the fight against Chi-Com intelligence-gathering operations around the world.  In other news regarding the communist Chinese, as if we don’t have issues with the thugs in Beijing already, it appears that the out-of-control rocket they launched into the atmosphere as part of their space program could come down somewhere in the United States.  That’s the Chi-Coms for you.  Finally, in other foreign/overseas news, Hillary Rodham Clinton says that the ‘Afghan troop pullout will bolster the Taliban and other terrorists.’
  77. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– The Biden regime plans on reuniting illegal alien families that have been separated while in custody.  Awesome, Joe, simply awesome.  We say, ‘reunite them in their home countries.’  Meanwhile, people are blasting “Kooky Kamala” Harris over her being given new responsibilities but still cannot find time to visit the U.S.-Mexico border.  WTF?
  78. 2021 Monday H: Joe Biden Regime News I– Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, says there’s NOTHING free in the Biden regime’s infrastructure plan.  Amen.  Regarding the ‘infrastructure bill,’ Senator Elizabeth Warren, DS-MA, supports the idea of a ‘Democrat-backed infrastructure bill without any Republicans.’   Meanwhile, the Biden regime is raising the annual quota on refugee resettlement from 15,000 under President Donald J. Trump to 62,500.  WTF!  Speaking of the 45th president, he says that the ‘2020 Presidential Election will forever be remembered as the “BIG LIE,” which it most definitely was.
  79. 2021 Monday I: Political News I– A POS Democrat in Lamar County, Texas, Gary O’Connor- chair of the county’s Democratic Party- is facing a barrage of calls demanding his resignation after he referred to Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, as an “Oreo.”  This is a vile form of slander but when it comes from Democrats, seldom do they get in trouble.  This punk needs to go NOW.   Speaking of the Lone Star State, many see the GOP wins as signs of what awaits the Republican Party in 2022.   Speaking of the BIG Texas wins, President Donald J. Trump says that the Dems, NOT the RINOs, are giving him credit for what happened in Texas.  Speaking of RINOs, GOP pundits expect that Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, will be out of the party’s leadership by the end of the month.
  80. 2021 Monday J: Political News II–  In Florida, some RINO Republicans are expressing fear over the new voting law designed to halt corruption and fraud.  They fear it could backfire on them, the terrified, trembling milquetoasts.  Oh, boohoo.  Stop sniveling, RINOs.  Next, people are outraged over the new WOKE CIA recruiting video.  Are we hiring the best or are we hiring pansies with weak minds?  How embarrassing.  Next, former Rep. Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district, says the ‘voters are fed-up’ with Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov.  In other shocking news, we now learn that Climate Czar John F. Kerry was making BIG BUCKS from fossil fuel investments prior to becoming the ‘climate czar,’ at which time he offloaded them.  What a loser.
  81. 2021 Monday K: Political News III– The U.S. Supreme Court won’t take a Maryland case regarding bump stocks.   Speaking of SCOTUS, Justice Clarence Thomas backs a former West Point cadet’s right to sue the academy over an alleged rape.   Elsewhere, Minnesota state Attorney General Keith Ellison says he is in favor of trying BAD COPS at the International Criminal Court in the Hague.  Meanwhile, it would appear that John McCain’s widow Cindy, is on the side against the Arizona 2020 Presidential Election audit which puts her up against state GOP leader Dr. Kelli Ward.  (Note- someone should suggest to Cindy she become a Democrat.  Enough is enough).
  82. 2021 Monday L: Miscellaneous News I– In Chicago over the past weekend, 7 people were shot dead while another 46 were wounded.  Nary a peep in protest to the ongoing mass shootings in the Windy City.   Speaking of guns, the FBI says gun sales are UP for the 16th straight month as people are rushing out to buy guns in advance of all the leftwing riotous thugs roaming the streets.  Good.  We sure the hell are buying guns.  Elsewhere, the judge deciding the NRA bankruptcy case will have a ruling sometime next week.
  83. 2021 Monday M: Miscellaneous News II– Racing champion Bobby Unser, an Indy 500 winner,   and a member of racing family elite, died at the age of 89.  Next, after 27 years of wedded bliss, Bill and Melinda Gates are throwing in the towel.   Elsewhere, the New Jersey Pine Mountain Golf Club has granted full access to women.  Wow.  Kind of late.  Moving on, an appeals court is going to decide a California law regarding trannys participating in scholastic sports.   Next, Intel is going to invest $3.5 billion in a chip-manufacturing plant in New Mexico.  Finally, scientists are breeding sea stars with which to repopulate and rebab the world’s warming oceans.  They are doing this in laboratories.  Uh, okay.
  84. 2022 Tuesday:  Let’s see what is occurring today.  Shall we?

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0819 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Mountain Evening.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album the record label of the Band released was “Platinum,” an album that hit record store shelves on September 24, 2018.  One finds a collection of 12 cuts from the original lineup that are all perfect doorways for new fans to open and follow.  As for older fans, this is a concise collection that reopens channels in audio into the brain that one can enjoy for years- if not decades- to come.   This is a worthy addition to any record collection which is why we encourage everyone to seek this album out, give it a good listen, and then add it to your growing collection in the format, condition, and the price that works best for you- you will be glad you did. 

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

[ii] Martin Windrow’s “The Last Valley” De Capo Press (2006) is a main source of information on this brave fight against godless communism as is Time-Life Books series on Vietnam. 

[iii] We began promoting the music of this legendary British blues-rock band, Ten Years After, beginning on Tuesday, 01-March-2011 through Thursday, 24-March-2011.  We hope you will check them out because their music is as important today as it was 50 years ago.  Their performance at Woodstock in 1969 made them megastars.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

102. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2022

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102. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2022:

National Library Workers Day

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt;  U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Byron White; U.S. Interior Secretaries Ken Salazar and Sally Jewell; U.S. Secretary of State Henry Clay; U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster; Bill Haley and the Comets, the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Gib Gilbeau, the Keef Hartley Band featuring Miller Anderson, Sonny & Cher featuring Sonny Bono, and Steppenwolf featuring John Kay:

  1. 0352 Saturday: The reign of the 35th Roman Catholic Pope St. Julius I ended on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on February 06, 337, and guided his flock until being called home by Lord today. 
  2. 1111 Wednesday: Pope Paschal II crowns Henry V, Roman emperor.
  3. 1204 Monday: Due to crookedness on the part of the Byzantine emperor, knights of the Fourth Crusade occupy and then sack the capital city of Constantinople.
  4. 1545 Thursday: French king Francois I orders his soldiers to kill the Protestants of the city of Vaudois.
  5. 1606 Wednesday: England adopts the Union Jack as its official flag.
  6. 1654 Sunday: England, Ireland, and Scotland unite.
  7. 1713 Wednesday: Dutch State-General signs peace with France: Netherlands loses Orange Princedom.
  8. 1776 Friday: North Carolina’s Fourth Provincial Congress authorized the colony’s delegates to the Continental Congress to support independence from Britain.
  9. 1777 Saturday: In Hanover County, Va., future 7th U.S. Secretary of State Henry Clay is born.  He would serve under President John Quincy Adams from 03-04-1825 to 03-04-1829.  He began political life first as a Whig, then as a National Republican, and finally as a Democratic Republican.
  10. 1782 Friday: The British navy won its only naval engagement against the colonists in the American Revolution at the Battle of Saints, off Dominica.
  11. 1787 Thursday: Philadelphia’s Free African Society forms.
  12. 1828 Saturday: In Tiffin, Ohio, future 40th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Charles Foster is born.  A future Republican, Foster would serve under President Benjamin Harrison from February 25, 1891, to March 06, 1893.
  13. 1833 Friday: Charles Gaylor patented the fireproof safe on this date.
  14. 1844 Friday: Texas becomes a territory of the United States.
  15. 1861 Friday: The American Civil War began as Confederate forces opened fire on Fort Sumter in South Carolina.
  16. 1862 Saturday: Union volunteers stole a Confederate locomotive near Marietta, Georgia, and headed toward Chattanooga, Tennessee, on a mission to sabotage as much of the rail line as they could; however, the Confederate security forces captured and imprisoned the raiders.
  17. 1864 Tuesday: Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest captures Fort Pillow, Tennessee, which led to the so-called ‘Fort Pillow Massacre” as his men killed deceptive Union troops among them many black soldiers.
  18. 1877 Thursday: James Tyng of Harvard first used the catcher’s mask in a baseball game in a game against the Lynn Live Oaks.
  19. 1892 Tuesday: Voters in Lockport, N.Y., became the first in the United States to use voting machines.
  20. 1900 Thursday: The Congress of the United States of America passes the Foraker Act, which establishes Puerto Rico as an established territory of the country.
  21. 1908 Sunday: At Chelsea, Massachusetts, a massive fire destroys homes that make 17,000 people homeless.
  22. 1911 Wednesday: The first nonstop London-to-Paris flight took place as Pierre Prier made it in 3 hours and 56 minutes.
  23. 1915 Monday: Ottoman Turkish troops begin the drive to displace the British holding the southern Iraqi port city of Basra.  This would become known as the Battle of Shaiba.
  24. 1919 Saturday: The British Parliament passes a 48-hour workweek with minimum wages.
  25. 1927 Wednesday: At Shanghai, China, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek begins a counter-revolution against the communists.  Elsewhere, the British Cabinet came out in favor of voting rights for women.
  26. 1928 Thursday: An anarchist attempts the assassination of Italy’s King Victor Emanuel II.
  27. 1934 Thursday: “Tender is the Night,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, was first published in book form after being serialized in Scribner’s Magazine.  Elsewhere, the second-highest wind speed ever recorded took place on Mt. Washington clocking in at 231 miles per hour.
  28. 1935 Friday: Germany prohibits the publication of non-Aryan writers.
  29. 1938 Tuesday: The first law requiring medical examinations prior to receiving marriage licenses took place in New York State.
  30. 1940 Friday: During the early days of World War II, Italy concludes its annexation of the Balkan nation of Albania.  Meanwhile, German troops enter Oslo and then begin moving out in all directions chasing retreating Norwegian units.  Elsewhere, the National Football League reduces the clipping penalty from 25 yards to 15 yards.
  31. 1941 Saturday: Vichy-France’s head of government Admiral Dalan consults with German leader, Adolf Hitler.  Meanwhile, at the Battle of Vevi on the Greek border, German troops break through and send British and Commonwealth troops in full flight.  
  32. 1942 Sunday: During the Bataan Death March, Japanese troops murder approximately 400 Filipino troops and officers.  Elsewhere, British troops under the command of Lt. General William Slim continue giving ground in Burma as Imperial Japanese forces redouble efforts- following the arrival of new reinforcements- to drive the Brits out of the country and out of the region.
  33. 1943 Monday: German troops commence the liquidation of the Jewish ghetto in the Polish city of Krakow.  The Nazis are beginning to feel a need to cover their tracks and to hasten the liquidation of all Jews within their crumbling empire.
  34. 1944 Wednesday: The U.S. Twentieth Air Force underwent activation, so it could begin the strategic bombing of Japan during World War II.  Meanwhile, Rumanian diplomats visiting Soviet forces are told that IF they want an armistice with the USSR, they will have to turn on their Nazi allies NOW as well as pay reparations for the damage their troops have caused to the Russian people.  The Rumanians reject this.  Elsewhere, John Kay, future vocalist of the rock band, Steppenwolf[i], was born on this date in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany.
  35. 1945 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Georgia, at age 63; Vice President Harry S. Truman succeeded him.  President Roosevelt was the nation’s longest serving president, entering office on March 03, 1933, until today.  Elsewhere, Miller Anderson—famed rock guitarist who played with the Keef Hartley Band[ii] among others—is born in Houston, Renfrewshire, Scotland, on this date.
  36. 1946 Friday: Syria gained its independence from France on this date.
  37. 1953 Sunday: The Minneapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals in Game 7 of the NBA Finals by a score of 87-80 to win their fourth title in five years and to beat the Nationals twice.
  38. 1954 Monday: Bill Haley and the Comets[iii] record “Rock-around-the-Clock.”  Elsewhere, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission opened a hearing on whether Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, scientific director of the Manhattan Project, should have his security clearance reinstated amid questions about his loyalty (it was not).  Meanwhile, in French Indochina, a mishap occurs over the main camp at Dien Bien Phu occurs as a French B-26 bomber on a mission against the Viet Minh goes awry as the plane drops its bombs in the center of the camp due to heavy fog.  Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais is worried because at first, he believes the Chinese have entered the fight and have sent in their air force.  He learns that this is not so.
  39. 1955 Tuesday: The University of Michigan Polio Vaccine Evaluation Center declared the Salk vaccine–used in the fight against polio–safe and effective.
  40. 1961 Wednesday: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin became the first man to fly in space, aboard Russia’s Vostok 1 capsule, orbiting the Earth once before making a safe landing.
  41. 1962 Thursday: The 93rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Byron White assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy nominated White to fill the seat of Associate Justice Charles Whittaker.  White served from today until June 28, 1993.  
  42. 1963 Friday: Civil Rights leader the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., underwent arrest and jailing in Birmingham, Alabama, charged with contempt of court and parading without a permit.  During his time behind bars, King wrote his “Letter from Birmingham Jail;” the cops released him on bond on April 20.
  43. 1966 Tuesday: The United States Air Force begins attacking North Vietnam with B-52 strikes.
  44. 1981 Sunday: The space shuttle Columbia blasted off from Cape Canaveral on its first test flight.  Elsewhere, former world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis died in Las Vegas, Nevada, at age 66.
  45. 1983 Tuesday: Harold Washington won election as the first black mayor of Chicago.
  46. 1984 Thursday: In Portland, Oregon, heavyweight boxer Rocky Sekorski wins a 10-round split decision over his opponent, Ken Arlt, to put his professional record to 18-11.
  47. 1987 Sunday: Texaco filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy after it failed to settle a legal dispute with Pennzoil Company.
  48. 1988 Tuesday: Sonny Bono[iv] becomes the mayor of Palm Springs, California.   Elsewhere, the Chinese government named a new array of younger leaders to ensure economic reform.
  49. 1989 Wednesday: Former boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson died in Culver City, California, at age 67.  Meanwhile, the authorities discovered radical activist Abbie Hoffman dead at his home in New Hope, Pennsylvania, at age 52.
  50. 1990 Thursday: In its first meeting, East Germany’s first democratically elected parliament acknowledged responsibility for the Nazi Holocaust, and asked the forgiveness of Jews and others who had suffered at their hands.
  51. 1992 Sunday: Disneyland Paris opened in Marne-La-Vallee, France, on this date.  Whoo-hoo!
  52. 1999 Monday: U.S. President Bill Clinton receives a contempt of court citation for giving “intentionally false statements” in a sexual harassment civil lawsuit.
  53. 2002 Friday: Venezuelan military authorities arrest thug dictator Hugo Chavez and whisk him off to military barracks there to await trial for his crimes against the people of Venezuela.  People, you should have shot him right then.  Otherwise, they always come back as Chavez did.  Anyhow, Pedro Carmona becomes interim president.
  54. 2003 Saturday: Thanks to the invasion of their country by President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Baghdad has become of the most violent places on the entire Earth as riots and looting occur, even in the hospitals and the museums.  The Coalition figured that when Saddam fell, everything would be A-Okay and the grateful people would come together in a spirit of love and harmony, rather like a Woodstock 2003.  Only, things are not turning out this way.  Things are going to hell in a handbasket.  President Bush, Prime Minister Blair: YOU broke it, you own it.  Dimwits.
  55. 2004 Monday: A federal judge allowed a nationwide ban on dietary supplements containing ephedra to take effect, turning aside a plea from two manufacturers.   Elsewhere, as everything continues going south in Iraq, U.S. Army General Ricardo S. Sanchez announces that the U.S. mission is now to capture or kill hostile Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr whose notorious militias are making a shambles of Baghdad and the surrounding environs.
  56. 2005 Tuesday: Wolfgang Droege, perhaps Canada’s most prolific white supremacist- has a problem today.  Cops arrived at his home, found him murdered,  Even better for the cops, the perp was still inside the apartment with a gun in his hand.  Naughty, naughty.   They don’t like handguns in our neighbor to the north.
  57. 2006 Wednesday: Jurors in the Zacarias Moussaoui trial listened to a recording of shouts and cries in the cockpit as desperate passengers twice charged hijackers during the final half-hour of doomed United Flight 93 on September 11, 2001.  Meanwhile, as the Iranians continue working on their nuclear program, the Israelis threaten strikes on their nuke facilities as a ‘last resort’ if world leaders don’t put a stop to the insanity.  (Note- we say, “NUKE IRAN!  NOW!- Moses Scharbug III)
  58. 2007 Thursday: The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee authorizes Senator Patrick “Leaky” Leahy to investigate the firings of federal attorneys that occurred under the Bush #43 administration.  The administration says it’s missing emails.  We shall see.
  59. 2008 Saturday: Chi-Com President Hu Jintao meets with Taiwanese Vice-President-elect Vincent Slew, making it the highest-level meeting between the two nations ever.
  60. 2009 Sunday: Pope Benedict XVI says that only reconciliation between the Israeli and Palestinian peoples can bring peace to the region.
  61. 2010 Monday: In Hungary, parliamentary election results see 28 regional seats for the left-wing Hungarian Socialist Party, and 26 regional seats for the far-right Movement for a Better Hungary.   Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama opens a summit of 47 nations to discuss how to keep nuclear weapons out of the hands of terrorists.
  62. 2011 Tuesday: As part of a crackdown on dissent in China, the authorities arrested 169 Chinese Christians attempting to hold an outdoor prayer session but released them soon afterward.
  63. 2012 Thursday: Mali swears in Dioncounda Traore, an interim president, marking the country’s transition back to civilian rule following last month’s coup.  Elsewhere, U.S. technology company Google, Inc. announces its 2012 first quarter earnings rose by more than 24%, and net profits increased to $8.14 billion.  Meanwhile, as a confrontation continues in the South China Sea between Chi-Com fishing (military vessels and Philippines fishing boats, Manila sends another warship to defend its interests.
  64. 2013 Friday: Russia threatens retaliation after the U.S. imposes sanctions on 18 Magnitsky list Russians accused of human rights violations.  Meanwhile, Macy’s loses its dispute with JC Penney; JC Penney wins the right to sell unbranded housewares designed by Martha Stewart in its stores.  Elsewhere, the 50th U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar left office on this date and his replacement- the 51st U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell- assumed the position.  Both Democrats, Secretary Salazar served under President Barack Obama from January 20, 2009, until today while Secretary Jewell served from today until January 20, 2017.
  65. 2014 Saturday: Researchers announce a new orally administered drug that may cure Hepatitis C; medical researchers declared 90-percent of patients in trials free of the virus after 12 weeks.  Elsewhere, gunmen- most likely Taliban thugs- kidnap 100 tribal leaders at a meeting in North Waziristan, Pakistan. 
  66. 2015 Sunday: Former first lady, New York senator, and secretary of state- Hillary Clinton- announces she will seek the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party for the second time.   Elsewhere, the War on Terror continues to rage as U.S. drone strikes whack at least four Taliban militants in North Waziristan.  Light ‘em up, boys, send them to meet with Mohammad!
  67. 2016 Tuesday: In Sunset, Louisiana, famed country rocker Gib Guilbeau who played fiddle, guitar, and sang with the on-again, off-again band, the Flying Burrito Brothers[v] (1974-1984 / 1986-1997), passed away on this date at age 78.  Elsewhere, U.S. military officials announce they whacked loads of Al-Shabab militants via drone strikes both yesterday and today.  Allah Akbar!  Who doesn’t want to go meet with Mohammad?
  68. 2017 Wednesday:  President Donald J. Trump says the “U.S. dollar is getting too strong” which is why he seeks to keep interest rates low.  In other news, liberals are going berserk after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the “Nazis never used poison gas.”  This is in response to Syrian chemical weapons attacks on jihadist rebels.  What he meant is that the Nazis did NOT use poison gas on the battlefield.  Yes, they used it in the concentration camps but did not use it on the battlefield as both the Central Powers and the Allies did during World War I.  Sheesh.  Elsewhere, Japan says it will join in U.S.-South Korean military exercises as North Korea is causing lots of problems right now.
  69. 2018 Thursday: Along the border between Israel and Gaza, Palestinians continue running amok which leads Israeli Defense Forces to take out another couple of terrorists which drives liberals the world over to shriek and cry.  Meanwhile, Gazan doctors claim they have to amputate the legs of some young kids the Israelis shot (we don’t believe this crock of crap).
  70. 2019 Friday: Governor Mike DeWine, R-OH, signs a bill that eliminates the possibility of abortion once a fetal heartbeat is heard.  This leads the American Civil Liberties Union to announce they are preparing a challenge to the bill.  Meanwhile, in Quetta, Pakistan, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’ (you can figure out what it is) carry out a suicide bombing on a marketplace that blows 21 people to meet Allah sooner than they planned and left another 50 wishing that maybe they could have gone to meet him, too.
  71. 2020 Easter Sunday: sees 1,847,643 cases of confirmed COVID-19 around the world with 113,911 confirmed deaths and 422,489 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, there are 557,783 confirmed cases with 21,965 confirmed deaths and 31,976 confirmed recoveries at the time of this update.  Sadly, many locales around the U.S. have ordered churches to be closed to ‘prevent the spread of the Wuhan Virus Crisis’ the communists running the People’s Republic of China have given the world.  Question is, when Ramadan- a holiday of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam- begins on April 23 and runs through May 23, will local and state governments order mosques to close, too?  Millions of Americans suspect this will not be the case as the government only seeks to persecute Christians and Jews but NEVER Muslims.
  72. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 136,315,604 confirmed cases, +599,097, 2,940,833  confirmed deaths, +8,641, and 77,593,298 confirmed recoveries, +388,688.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,442,604 confirmed cases, UP 94,373 from yesterday’s reporting, 567,894 confirmed deaths, UP 752, and 119,004,328 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[vi]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  73. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: SINCE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 240,090 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.   Dr. Scott Gottlieb takes the ‘Biden administration’ to task for NOT surging vaccines and resources into coronavirus hotspots but to continue doling vaccines out based on population numbers. 
  74. 2021 Monday 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: 3,701,555 confirmed cases, 60,434 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,125,846 confirmed cases, 34,056 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,045 confirmed cases, 471 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 378,052 confirmed cases, 5,373 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Kentucky, the home of “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell and his Chi-Com wife, Elaine Chao: they have 436,434 confirmed cases, 6,350 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.[vii] 
  75. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,072 confirmed cases, 6,299 confirmed deaths, and 826,205 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Greece, birthplace of the AICPENDBLOG.COM’s very own Chef Tiresias: 295,480 cases of the virus, 8,885 confirmed deaths and 93,764 confirmed recoveries.[viii]  In other China Virus news, India has now overtaken Brazil as having the newest cases of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Not good.   
  76. 2021 Monday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,745.40, DOWN 55.20 points (-0.16%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,850.00, DOWN 50.19 points (-0.36%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,127.99, DOWN 0.81 points (-0.02%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.63 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.12%).  The price of GOLD is $1,732.60 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $24.83 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.15%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,174.90 per troy oz, +0.10 (+0.01%) while the price of COPPER is $4.02 per pound, 0.00 (+0.02%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,677.52 per troy oz, +38.28 (+1.45%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $29,000.00 per troy oz., -100.00 (-0.34%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.13.     In Egyptian Pound, one greenback equals 15.64 and in Emirati Dirham, a buck equals 3.67.[xii]  
  77. 2021 Monday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.936 per gallon, $2.840 in Florida, $3.718 in Hawaii, and $3.337 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- District of Columbia: $3.016.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,162,923,067,501 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiv]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  78. 2021 Monday F: PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN NEWS– The state of Arizona is suing the ‘Biden administration’ over its flawed border policies.  They are suing the corrupt regime on environmental grounds as the hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens pouring across the southern frontier are leaving heaps of garbage, fecal matter, urine, discarded clothing, condoms, beverage containers, food wrappers, and all sorts of other garbage that is destroying the pristine environment along the Arizona-Mexico border.  Next, President Joe Biden taps two openly hostile critics of President Donald J. Trump to lead key agencies.  First, he picks Tucson, Arizona’s chief of police, Chris Magnus to lead Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) and Ur Jaddou to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.  Both of these POS will push open borders policies.  Speaking of open borders, today is Day 19 that Border Czar “Kooky Kamala” Harris has failed to hold a press conference so she can share her ideas for fixing the southern border crisis.   
  79. 2021 Monday G: PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN NEWS II– The first family’s dog, Major, is scheduled to get another round of training for all the people he has bitten since entering the White House.  What more proof does one need that the dog is a prop for a feeble old coot like President Joe Biden?  Next, as the White House continues trying to convince the American people that another $2 trillion bill- this one, the INFRASTRUCTURE FIASCO BILL[xv]– is somehow good for them, Biden’s henchmen are going to target the home states of GOP leaders for a concerted push.  (Note- Joe, we don’t want this POS bill.  What you are going to do is that borrowing money from our enemies- that’s right- I flipping said it- the Chinese- you are going to allow them to become de facto owners of U.S. businesses and landlords of the American people.  Chef Kilgore).   Meanwhile, we learn today that RINO wife of the late Senator John S. McCain- Cindy- could get an ambassadorship to the United Nations Food Program.  Say it ain’t so, Joe!  Big flipping deal.   Finally, President Joe Biden is going to nominate former Pentagon employee Christine Wormuth to become the U.S. Army secretary.  If she gets the gig, she will become the first woman to hold this position.  YOU couldn’t find a tranny for secretary of the Army, Joe?
  80. 2021 Monday H: POLITICAL NEWS I– Fascist Governor Gretchen Whitmer, DS-MI, is peeved today at her Chief Operating Officer Tricia Foster basically told her boss to ‘go f**k herself’ by taking her family to Florida to vacation during spring break and then possessing the chutzpah to post photos of her vacation to online social media sites.  According to Herr Whitmer, NO one in Michigan government is to disobey her by going to the EVIL, COVID-19-infested Florida.  Oh, well.  We predict Governor Whitmer is going to face a Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu moment when the citizens of her state drag that Frankenstein-headed b***h (the only thing she’s missing are the bolts in her neck) and her family out and liquidate them.   This is the fate of ALL dictators.[xvi]  In other news, former DNI John Ratcliffe says that ‘Hunter Biden’s Ukrainian connections and his laptop are NOT Russian disinformation.’ 
  81. 2021 Monday I: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEA NEWS– the Iranians are running around jabbering and swearing over the recent BLACKOUT that befell their main nuclear facility in Natanz.  Israel, if YOU are going to f**k with these scumbags, how about setting a chain reaction off within the program so the entire country blows the hell up?  Now, that would be something we would all love to see.  Meanwhile, the ‘Biden administration’ is negotiating with Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala (Trump already did this) to obtain their help in stopping the tidal wave of illegal aliens flooding from the three Central American countries through Mexico and into the U.S.  We believe we should militarize the southern border and throw back every wave of illegals invading our country.
  82. 2021 Monday J: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS– After a traffic stop goes awry in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, people are criticizing the moron judge in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd because with all the problems that have occurred in the area as well as across the country because he did not sequester the jury in this case.   Next, New York State continues to forge ahead with its incredibly STUPID plan of giving checks as high as $15,600 apiece to illegal aliens who may have been affected by the ‘VID when U.S. citizens have lost homes, businesses, and many of them are living out on the streets.  Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the “Gropin’ Gov” must go now.  In other news, Victor Davis Hanson says that ‘all organizations and institutions have all gone WOKE.’ 
  83. 2021 Monday K: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– President Donald J. Trump says it is imperative that the GOP reclaims both the House and Senate in 2022.   Elsewhere, following the accidental shooting death of a young black man in Minnesota last night, three counties are placed under curfew and the National Guard is now patrolling the streets.  Police in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (see previous), said that the female officer who shot 20-year-old Duante Wright thought she was drawing her taser as he sought to flee and instead shot him.   In other curious news, the U.S. is warning the People’s Republic of China NOT to make a move on Taiwan.  We shall see.  Russia in the Ukraine, Iran flexing its muscles, and North Korea going mum, no one knows what the heck is going to happen.  Finally, as the volcano continues erupting on St. Vincent, ferries are taking people away from the island BUT ONLY if they have vaccinations for the Chi-Vi.  We guess loads of people are going to die.  WTF?
  84. 2021 Monday L: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS II– Taiwan reports that the Chinese flew 25 warplanes into their airspace earlier today.  Unlike the time when Chinese leader Hu Jintao was reaching out to Taiwan’s leadership, it’s clear that Xi Jinping is pulling a full-on Adolf Hitler, trying to intimidate neighboring countries around the borders of the People’s Republic of Chi-Com Land or actively trying to subvert them so as to force them into the fold.   Taiwan’s air defenses locked onto the PRC warplanes while tracker planes flew along with them.  War is coming, folks, war is coming, and we have, uh, President Joe Biden?  WTF!
  85. 2022 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 500,813,931 confirmed cases, +1,169,664, 6,209,098 confirmed deaths, +3,580 and 450,867,362 confirmed recoveries, +1,448,464. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,131,411 confirmed cases, UP 29,465 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,013,015 confirmed deaths, UP 588,[xvii] and 79,999,664 confirmed recoveries, UP to 47,235.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xviii]
  86. 2022 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 563,722 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 199,057 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 447 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  87. 2022 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: 9,134,145 confirmed cases, 89,534 confirmed deaths, and 8,888,559 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,913,991 confirmed cases, 73,588 confirmed deaths, and 5,796,925 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 241,972 confirmed cases, 1,382 confirmed deaths, and 236,758 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,467,059 confirmed cases, 12,566 confirmed deaths, and 1,431,389 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Delaware: they have 259,419 confirmed cases, 2,884 confirmed deaths, and 253,989 confirmed recoveries.[xix]   
  88. 2022 Tuesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,011,666 confirmed cases, 10,601 confirmed deaths, and 3,941,841 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Palau, 210th place on the list: 4,322 cases of the virus, 6 confirmed death and 3,803 confirmed recoveries.[xx]                         
  89. 2022 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,220.36, DOWN 87.72 points (-0.26%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,371.57 DOWN 40.38 points (-0.30%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,397.45, DOWN 15.08 points (-0.34%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $101.60 per barrel, +1.00 (+0.99%).  The price of GOLD is $1,969.90 per troy oz., -6.20 (-0.31%) while the price of SILVER is $25.58 per troy ounce, -0.16 (-0.62%).  The price of PLATINUM is $968.10 per troy oz, -4.30 (-0.44%) while the price of COPPER is $4.70 per pound, -0.01 (-0.13%).[xxi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,337.95 per troy oz., -94.22 (-3.87%). The price of RHODIUM is $19,200.00 per troy oz., +300.00 (+1.59%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,180,000.00 per CNY/T, -30,000.00 (-2.48%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,264.00 per USD/T, +16.00 (+0.49%). The price of ZINC is $4,451.00 per USD/T., +161.00 (+3.75%).   The price of COCOA is $2,583.00 per USD/T, -33.00 (-1.26%).  The price of COFFEE is $233.80 per USD/T, -2.80 (-1.18%).  The price of LUMBER is $874.20 USD 1,000 board feet -12.10 (-1.37%).[xxii]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.92 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 19.80, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 82.88 of theirs.    In Jordanian Dinar, one greenback equals 0.71 and in Kazakhstani Tenge, a buck equals 448.08 and in Kenyan Shilling, one dollar equals 115.35 of theirs.[xxiii]       
  90. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.748 per gallon, $4.056 in Florida, $5.239 in Hawaii, and $4.669 in Washington state.[xxiv]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Delaware- $3.945.  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 14th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Bahrain: $2.008 per U.S. Gallon.[xxv] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,380,403,104,848 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxvi]  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 Germany the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Bermuda.  This nation holds $73,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  91. 2022 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis- The ongoing war in Ukraine is raising the specter of global famine as Russia is among the biggest producers of fertilizers across the world.  Atop this conundrum, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the West in general and the U.S. in particular that ‘Russia cannot be isolated nor held back from pursuing its goals.’  Putin’s goals are evil: the mayor of Bucha reported that at least 400 bodies of Ukrainian civilians have been recovered from where Russian forces massacred them.  The Russians claim they massacred no one but the Russkies never change.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken- and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky- say they cannot confirm claims that Russia used chemical weapons on civilians in Mariupol.  However, former Republican presidential candidate Jim Gilmore says that the ‘U.S. may have to provide chemical weapons to Ukraine.’
  92. 2022 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I- Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the border disaster for the past 375 days.  She has not arrived on scene to do the job in, uh, 289 days.  Yet, she still receives a paycheck.  Wow.  By our account, the cost of caring for the illegal aliens since the beginning of January 2022 is in our estimate, $649,272,590 while the cost of caring for the illegals since President Joseph R. Biden and Vice President Harris held up their right hands with their left hands on the Bible and took the oath to preserve and to defend the country, we estimate the cost of caring for the illegal alien invasion army at $42,395,348,333.  Imagine what that money could do for the American people?  Since January 01, 2022, we estimate that 1,036,752 illegals have arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border and that the conservative estimate of illegal aliens living in our country as you read this at 46,428,238.  We contend that there are between 85-to-125 million illegal aliens in the country, which is a horrendous number, something that seems to be on purpose to topple the U.S.  Time for patriots of all backgrounds to defend the country.  (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  93. 2022 Tuesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- Taiwan is reading the tea leaves and recognizes that as Russian efforts in Ukraine continue to sour, a second front is about to open up thus Taipei is putting out a pre-invasion handbook with which to prepare their people for the inevitable.  We suspect that Beijing is weighing the consequences if they lose capital warships in the Straits of Taiwan.  Will they continue building armaments for future plans or will they roll the dice as Vladimir Putin has?  In other news related to China, Warner Bros. is taking loads of heat from WOKE Americans over censoring Dumbledore as gay at the request of Beijing.
  94. 2022 Tuesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I- In yet another blow to Democrat dreams and hopes, a new Axios-Ipsos poll says that less than 10-percent of American voters believe that COVID-19 is a severe problem in the country at present.  Give the Dems time and by October, the country will be beset by another wave of COVID-19, possibly the Frankenstein variant,[xxvii] mentioned a week ago in England and then instantly sent into the shadows.  This could become a two-year cycle every election year where new strains of COVID-19 come out with just enough time to cause problems for elections.
  95. 2022 Tuesday J: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News- (1) Pfizer: $53.11 (2) AstraZeneca: $68.61 (3) Novavax: $58.10 (4) Merck & Company: $85.63 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $179.90  (6) BioNTech: $169.13 (7) Moderna: $159.50.
  96. 2022 Tuesday K: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News- (1) Raytheon: $102.60 (2) Boeing: $176.28 (3) General Dynamics: $243.82 (4) Lockheed Martin: $467.55 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $463.28.
  97. 2022 Tuesday L: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News- (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.08 (2) DuPont: $68.46 (3) 3M: $148.58 (4) Honeywell: $190.99  (5) Teijen: $1,313.00.
  98. 2022 Tuesday M: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News- (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $22.52 (2) Beyond Meat: $43.58  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $67.95.
  99. 2022 Tuesday N: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News- (1) Wal-Mart: $153.23 (2) Lowe’s: $204.14 (3) Home Depot: $306.29 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $581.36 (5) Amazon: $3,015.75.
  100. 2022 Tuesday O: Political News I- Governor Kevin Stitt, R-OK, signed a bill prohibiting abortion in the state.  In other news, Republicans are calling out U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm over her sneaking components of the Green New Deal into ‘law’ by making them regulations that are not passed by lawmakers thus, it is difficult to overturn or to remove them. Still, when Donald J. Trump was in the White House, for every new regulation passed, two had to be removed.  Boy, those were the good old days.
  101. 2022 Tuesday P: Political News II- Democrats continue enduring self-inflicted problems via their electing crooks and scumbags.  Federal agents scooped up Empire State Lt. Governor Brian Benjamin for campaign finance fraud.   Upon being charged, the Lt. Governor resigned.  What the heck is wrong in the Empire State?  Former Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo was a POS, state Attorney-General Letitia James is a POS, current Governor Kathy “Heil Hitler” Hochul certainly is a POS just as current Big Apple Mayor Eric “Sleazebag” Adams is and his predecessor, Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio most definitely was. It would appear that the Empire State has rapidly passed Illinois as the most corrupt state in the Union.  They have lost other losers such as former Governor Eliot Spitzer and former Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, and an extensive list of others.  How embarrassing.
  102. 2022 Tuesday Q: Political News III- It appears that Senator Mitt Romney, RINO-UT, is aware that his popularity is waning.  He is pondering his political future.  You still have a couple of years to straighten up, Mitt, but NO true Republican would ever vote for you again, especially if you tried to run for the presidency again.   In other news, Twitter has temporarily banned Jack Posobiec over his Disney ‘grooming’ parody.  Speaking of Disney, up until the state passed the Parental Rights in Education law donated $190,000 to GOP candidates whereas now, no more.  We suspect they donate loads of money to Democrats, however… Texas Department of Education issues guidelines for library books in its schools.  No perversion here, folks.
  103. 2022 Tuesday R: Mass Shootings News- This morning, a shooter carried out an attack on New York City’s subway system using smoke bombs to confuse his intended victims and a handgun to shoot them.  He shot 10-11 people but killed none.  Approximately 16 people were injured in the melee and while fleeing the scene.  Many of the victims appeared to be Asian and the shooter was identified as a black man named Frank James.  Law enforcement later found a U-Haul truck from Arizona and are carrying out a massive manhunt for Mr. James.  Currently, there is no belief that the mass shooting is related to terrorism.  (Note- if it were a white guy, it would be white supremacism run amok).  Regarding this unfortunate incident, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney, R-NY 22nd congressional district, says that attacks ‘follow the undermining of the NYPD.’
  104. 2022 Tuesday S: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw- Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1754 what with a $106 million jackpot on the line: 02, 08, 14, 20, 31, and Mega 17. Out of 59,520 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were 75 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $237 apiece.
  105. 2022 Tuesday T: Thanks for joining us today, we are attempting to become a bit more middle of the road so that entities such as Bing won’t throw our search results into the garbage.  This, of course, will require time and diligence on our parts just as it will require patience on the part of our critics.  We see the writing upon the wall, Biden administration.


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This artwork is #0798 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Sonnet 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, 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:

Levon Helm had formed his own group back while he was still part of the Band: Levon Helm and the RCO All-Stars.  His record label released an archival release- “Levon Helm and the RCO All-Stars: Live at the Palladium, NYC, New Year’s Eve 1977” on July 25, 2006.  Of the 13 songs on the disc, most of them were covers which is cool because we have a wide range of musical influences here.  The band was more of an orchestra what with Levon Helm (lead and backing vocals/drums), the great Paul Butterfield (harmonicas), Steve “The Colonel” Cropper and Fred Carter Jr. (guitars), Booker T. Jones (keyboards and percussion), the “Night Tripper” aka Mac Rebennack (keyboards and gris-gris), Donald “Duck” Dunn (bass), a horn sections, strings, a conductor, and guest appearances by fellow Band mates Robbie Robertson and Garth Hudson.  We love the album, particularly the Taj Mahal cover of “Ain’t That a Lotta Love,” which is why we encourage everyone to seek this album out wherever you can find it- you will be glad you did.  At Amazon, you can pick it up for less than $29.97 so what the heck?  Seek it out now…

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[i] We promoted the music of Steppenwolf, beginning on Friday, 25-May-2012 through Sunday, 17-June-2012.  You definitely need to check the music of this iconic band out ASAP.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Keef Hartley Band as well as of one of its integral members Miller Anderson on Monday, 02-October-2017 through Saturday, 21-October-2017.  We hope you will check their music out by visiting those posts.

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

[iv] 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.

[v] We presented the music of the Flying Burrito Brothers beginning Sunday, 23-February-2014 and concluded our presentation on Thursday, 06-March-2014.

[vi] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[vii] Speaking of the decision to flip the game from Atlanta to Denver, we learned today that unsavory people like Stacey Abrams and the big dimwit, the pro-Chi-Com-loving LeBron James were integral in getting the game moved.  How outrageous.  How evil.  Scumbags.

[viii] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

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

[xv] President Joe Biden says he is now willing to negotiate the size and scope of his ‘infrastructure bill.’  Whoopie-do!

[xvi] We would never call for violence against anyone.  We’re just saying folks that Whitmer bears close resemblance to Mr. and Mrs. Ceausescu.

[xvii] 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)

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

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

[xx] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxvii] What to know about COVID-19 ‘Frankenstein’ variant, XE | WFLA

97. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 07, 2022

2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 NEWS I- A growing number of governors across the United States are making a stand against any suggestion of the Biden administration’s idea of forcing everyone to present COVID-19 vaccine passports to return to normal life. This never happened when homos were running amok, and HIV-AIDS was a true crisis so any suggestion we should have proof of vaccine is a big overstep for government. We are not the flipping Chi-Coms.

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97. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 07, 2022:

President Jimmy Carter; Vice President William R. King; Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase; U.S. Attorney General Harlan F. Stone; California Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown; Heavyweight Boxing Champion Carl “The Truth” Williams; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young featuring Greg Reeves and Dallas Taylor, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Spencer Dryden, Jethro Tull featuring Mick Abrahams, Ravi Shankar, and Smashing Pumpkins featuring Nicole Fiorentino:

  1. 30 Sunday: Scholars estimate that today is the day Roman troops crucified Jesus Christ.
  2. 1118 Sunday: Pope Gelasius II- the 161st Roman Catholic pontiff- excommunicated Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor.
  3. 1449 Saturday: The 207.1st Roman Catholic pontiff- Antipope Felix V- elected in opposition to both Popes Eugene IV who preceded Felix and Nicholas V who succeeded him, left his post on this date.  He first became pontiff on November 05, 1439, and led his flock until today.
  4. 1509 Wednesday: France declares war on Venice.
  5. 1652 Sunday: The Dutch establish a settlement at Cape Town, South Africa.   Elsewhere, in Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, future 246th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XII is born.   He would become the Vicar of Christ on July 12, 1755, and would be the guiding light for ALL Christendom until February 06, 1740.
  6. 1655 Wednesday: The 237th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander VII took up his Holy Cross on this date and carried forward shepherding his global flock until May 22, 1667.
  7. 1741 Friday: Future 9th Supreme Court Justice of the United States- Samuel Chase- is born in Somerset County, Maryland, British North America on this date.  A Federalist, President George Washington appointed him to replace 5th Supreme Court Justice John Blair who resigned his office.  Justice Chase served 01-27-1796 to 06-19-1811; he died in office.
  8. 1786 Friday: The future 13th U.S. Vice President William R. King is born on this date in Sampson County, North Carolina.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Pierce from March 04,1853 until his death on April 18,1853.
  9. 1789 Tuesday: The reign of the 27th Ottoman Turkish sultan or caliph- Abdul Hamid I- ended on this date.  He first became the leader of all Sunni Islam on January 21, 1744.  His successor- Selim III- ascended to the throne on this date and would guide his followers until May 29, 1807.
  10. 1788 Monday: An expedition led by General Rufus Putnam established a settlement at present-day Marietta, Ohio.
  11. 1795 Tuesday: France adopts the meter as the basic measure of length.
  12. 1798 Saturday: An act of Congress creates the Mississippi Territory on this date and named the city of Natchez as the capital.
  13. 1818 Tuesday: General Andrew Jackson conquers St. Marks, Florida, driving the Seminole Indians into the bush.
  14. 1831 Thursday: Dom Pedro abdicates to his son; Dom Pedro II crowned emperor of Brazil.
  15. 1862 Monday: Union forces led by General Ulysses S. Grant defeated the Confederates at the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee.
  16. 1863 Tuesday: During the Civil War, the Battle of Charleston, South Carolina, took place resulting in a failed Federal fleet attack on Fort Sumter.
  17. 1864 Thursday: The first camel race in the United States took place in Sacramento, CA.
  18. 1891 Tuesday: Nebraska introduces 8-hour workday.
  19. 1902 Monday: The Texas Oil Company, Texaco, forms.
  20. 1915 Wednesday: Jazz singer-songwriter Billie Holiday, aka “Lady Day,” was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  21. 1920 Wednesday: Famed sitar player, Ravi Shankar, is born in India on this date in British India.
  22. 1922 Friday: The Teapot Dome Scandal began as Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall signed a secret deal to lease U.S. Navy petroleum reserves to his friends, oilmen Harry F. Sinclair and Edward L. Doheny.
  23. 1924 Monday: The 52nd U.S. Attorney General of the United States Harlan F. Stone assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from 04-07-1924 to 03-01-1925 before moving up to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  24. 1926 Wednesday: Ida Dalser, the Irish wife of Benito Mussolini, Fascist dictator of Italy, broke his nose in an argument, which led him to declare her mentally unstable.
  25. 1927 Thursday: The image and voice of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover transmitted live from Washington, D.C., to New York in the first successful demonstration of long-distance television.
  26. 1930 Monday: Construction workers set in place the first steel columns for the Empire State Building on this date and did it with American steel, and not POS communist Chinese steel.  
  27. 1933 Friday: The two Nazi anti-Jewish laws go into effect in Nazi Germany, banning Jews from public service and from working within the legal system.  Meanwhile, in the United States, Prohibition ended.
  28. 1938 Thursday: Spencer Dryden, the second drummer and the one most associated with the Jefferson Airplane[i], one of the acid rock groups of the 1960’s and 1970’s was born on this date in New York City.  Elsewhere, future California four-term governor, Jerry Brown, was born on this date.
  29. 1939 Friday: Fascist Italy invaded Albania and annexed the small Balkan nation less than a week later.
  30. 1940 Sunday: Booker T. Washington is the first black American to appear on a U.S. postage stamp.  Elsewhere, the German invasion fleet begins leaving their home ports bound for the coastline of Norway and invasion.   German forces are also preparing to assault Denmark so as to control northern air approaches to the northern Atlantic Ocean.  The British, of course, are trying to disrupt these operations.
  31. 1941 Monday: Due to resistance from the Yugoslav people as German forces begin crossing the frontier, Adolf Hitler orders a multi-day punitive air raid on Belgrade.  If the Yugoslavs won’t submit, then the Luftwaffe is going to make an example of them.
  32. 1942 Tuesday: German paratroopers begin the heavy assault on the Mediterranean island of Malta, attempting to wrest it from the British defenders.   Meanwhile, American, and Filipino forces continue a fighting retreat towards Corregidor as the Imperial Japanese troops continue pounding them around the clock.
  33. 1943 Wednesday: While serving with the Afrika Korps in North Africa, attempted future assassin of Adolf Hitler, Count Claus von Stauffenberg suffers severe injury during a RAF air raid, which would cost him an eye, an arm, and part of his other hand.  Meanwhile, in Salzburg, Austria, Hitler, and Benito Mussolini meet for an Axis conference during World War II.  Finally, future guitarist with Jethro Tull[ii], 1967-1968, Mick Abrahams, is born in Luton, England on this date.
  34. 1944 Friday: The Soviets prepare to launch full-scale attacks on the German and Romanian troops holding the Crimea.  The Russian troops have so much firepower that when the hammer falls, the Axis troops are going to be hard-pressed to defend their positions.  The Soviets have learned much since the disastrous days of 1941 and now can do to the Germans and their allies what the Axis did to them- in spades.
  35. 1945 Saturday: As the Japanese try to fend off the growing assaults on Okinawa- the last island before the home islands- the naval fleet they sent headed by the largest battleship the world has ever seen- the Yamato- suffers serious defeat as Allied warplanes pulverize the big ship and many of the lesser ships surrounding her.  The Japanese will try to beach the vessel where she will continue being hammered until a steaming hulk.
  36. 1948 Wednesday: The Rogers and Hammerstein musical, “South Pacific,” opened on Broadway on this date.  Elsewhere, the United Nations’ World Health Organization commenced operations on this date.  Elsewhere, future drummer with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young[iii]—Dallas Taylor—was born on this date in Denver, Colorado.
  37. 1949 Thursday: The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “South Pacific” opened on Broadway.
  38. 1953 Tuesday: The U.N. General Assembly ratified Dag Hammarskjold of Sweden as the new secretary-general succeeding Trygve Lie of Norway.  Elsewhere, IBM unveiled the IBM 701 Electronic Data Processing Machine, which made it the first commercially available scientific computer produced by the company.
  39. 1954 Wednesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower held a news conference in which the President spoke of the importance of containing the spread of communism in Indochina, saying, “You have a row of dominoes set up, you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is the certainty that it will go over very quickly.”  (This became known as the ‘domino theory,’ although the president did not use that term.   Speaking of Indochina, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues on as clearing weather allows the few warplanes that can reach the valley and stay in the air to decimate some Viet Minh units on the ground.  Still, the communists continue throwing one human wave assault onto the Elianes and Huguettes which are taking their toll on French forces.
  40. 1955 Thursday: Future bassist with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young[iv]—Greg Reeves—was born on this date in Warren, Ohio.
  41. 1957 Sunday: The last remaining electric trolley of New York City completed its final journey on this date, running from Queens to Manhattan.  
  42. 1959 Tuesday: A referendum in Oklahoma repealed the state’s ban on alcoholic beverages after being in effect for 51 years.
  43. 1962 Saturday: Nearly 1,200 Cuban exiles tried by the Communist Cuban system of justice (a sham) for their role in the Bay of Pigs fiasco, suffered conviction and went to prison for lengthy terms.  The disaster was because once Democratic President John F. Kennedy set it in motion, when the going got tough, he failed to support the Cuban freedom fighters and so they died, both on the battlefield and in prison.  
  44. 1963 Sunday: At the age of 23, Jack Nicklaus became the youngest golfer to win the Masters’ Tournament.
  45. 1966 Thursday: The U.S. Navy recovered a hydrogen bomb that the U.S. Air Force had lost in the Mediterranean Sea off Spain following a B-52 crash.
  46. 1969 Monday: The Supreme Court, in Stanley v. Georgia, unanimously struck down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material.  Meanwhile, today marks the symbolic birth date of the Internet with the publication of RFC 1.
  47. 1970 Tuesday: John Wayne won his first and only Oscar for his role in “True Grit.”  He had already appeared in more than 200 films, by this point.
  48. 1978 Friday: President Jimmy Carter announced he was deferring development of the neutron bomb, a high-radiation weapon with a low-yield blast.  Enemy troops die quickly, the radiation dissipates, and real estate is not destroyed.  What’s not to love?
  49. 1979 Saturday: In Ludlow, Massachusetts, future bassist with Smashing Pumpkins, 2011-2013, Nicole Fiorentino is born.  She would play with other bands besides the Pumpkins.
  50. 1980 Monday: President Jimmy Carter breaks off relations with Iran during the Iranian Hostage Crisis.  This would be the end of the Carter administration as no matter what they did, the Iranians would not budge, nor would they release the imprisoned Americans.
  51. 1983 Thursday: Space shuttle astronauts Story Musgrave and Don Peterson went on the first U.S. spacewalk in almost a decade as they worked in the open cargo bay of Challenger for nearly four hours.
  52. 1985 Sunday: The Soviet Union announced a unilateral freeze on medium-range nuclear missiles.
  53. 1987 Tuesday: Los Angeles Dodgers executive Al Campanis for more than 40 years resigns after making racial remarks on NBC’s “Nightline” program.
  54. 1988 Thursday: The Soviet Union announces it would begin withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan after a decade of war in its southern neighbor.
  55. 1994 Thursday: Civil war erupted in Rwanda between the Patriotic Front rebel group composed of Tutsis and government soldiers composed of Hutus.  In the following months, genocide broke out as the Hutu regime slaughtered hundreds of thousands of Tutsis in lopsided violence until the Tutsi rebels eventually threw out the Hutu regime.
  56. 1998 Tuesday: Mary Bono, the widow of Sonny Bono, won a special election to serve out the remainder of her husband’s congressional term.
  57. 2000 Friday: President Clinton signed the Senior Citizens Freedom to Work act, reversing a Depression-era law, which allowed senior citizens to earn money without losing Social Security retirement benefits. 
  58. 2003 Monday: Syracuse won the NCAA basketball tournament with an 81-78 victory over Kansas.  Meanwhile, U.S. troops capture Baghdad; two later, the regime of Saddam Hussein imploded.   
  59. 2006 Friday: Things are rough in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana as tornadoes roar though the area a second time in a week. 
  60. 2007 Saturday: Thousands take to the streets in Los Angeles, California, demanding citizenship, and equal rights for the millions of illegal aliens lurking within the shadows of the country.  We say,  “Build the wall and deport them all.”
  61. 2008 Monday: A new report from the U.S. Institute for Peace says that the U.S. goals in Iraq are no closer to being achieved than they were when the U.S.-led Coalition invaded the country back in 2003.  Good to know.
  62. 2009 Tuesday: Former Peruvian President, Alberto Fujimori, receives 25 years in prison for ordering killings and kidnappings by security forces.  Meanwhile, Vermont became the fourth state (after Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Iowa) to legalize same-sex marriage.
  63. 2010 Wednesday: The Kyrgyzstani riots continue as President Kurmanbek Bakiyev reportedly flees the country, the government steps down and protesters control the parliament building.
  64. 2011 Thursday: Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi sent a letter to the Obama administration begging the administration to order a halt to the bombing of his country.  However, because Gaddafi worked with the George W. Bush administration in the War on Terror, the Obama-Biden regime must now destroy him and support the rebels trying to oust him.  What a guy Obama and his flunky Joe Biden are.   Elsewhere, a leaky vessel packed full of migrants from West Africa sinks off the coast of Italy.  Although the Italian navy is able to pull about 50 people out of the water, it is believed that hundreds more drowned.
  65. 2012 Saturday: As the civil war in Yemen continues to rage, the airport in the capital city of Sana’a is closed when pro-government forces threaten to begin attacking aircraft. 
  66. 2013 Sunday: China reports it will open the South China Sea’s Paracel Islands to tourism before the May Day holiday.  Vietnam voices strong opposition this move, as ownership of the islands is in dispute.  Elsewhere, in Doha, Qatar, hundreds of delegates meet as Qatar pledges $500 million in aid to rebuild Sudan’s Darfur, a region racked by a decade-long conflict.  Meanwhile, former USBA heavyweight boxing champion, Carl “The Truth” Williams, dies on this date at age 53.  Over the course of his professional career, he compiled a record of 41 fights, 30 W (21 KOs), 10 L, and 1 NC.
  67. 2014 Monday: The president of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, makes the first state visit to England as the Irish head of state; his visit matched the one Queen Elizabeth II made to his country in 2011.  Elsewhere, pro-Russian activists barricaded inside government buildings in eastern Ukraine proclaimed their regions to be ‘independent’ and called for a referendum on seceding from Ukraine, an echo of events that had led to Russia’s annexation of the Crimea.
  68. 2015 Tuesday: U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, announces he will be seeking the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination next year.  Meanwhile, in a nail-biter election for mayor of Chicago, current Mayor Rahm Emanuel- one of the worst mayors of all time- wins a second term in a run-off election by beating fellow Democrat, Jesus G. “Chuy” Garcia.
  69. 2016 Thursday: As the 2016 Presidential Election race continues gathering steam, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani endorses candidate Donald J. Trump and tells assembled reporters that ‘Trump will win more than 50-percent in the primary election.’   Elsewhere, the ACLU- the American Civil Liberties Union- and Planned Parenthood- a Pro-Death entity- sue the state of Indiana for having recently passed an anti-abortion law that bans the procedure if the person seeking it is doing because of genetic abnormalities. 
  70. 2017 Friday: California Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown—a Democrat—announced an end to the state’s historic drought emergency imposed in 2014.  Meanwhile, as Chinese communist dictator Xi Jinping enjoys dinner with President Donald J. Trump at Mar-a-Lago, the president orders a missile strike against the forces of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad following a chemical weapons attack against civilians comes to light.  Finally, the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducts the Electric Light Orchestra[v], YES[vi], Joan Baez[vii], Journey[viii], Pearl Jam[ix], and slain rapper Tupac Shakur[x] on this date.
  71. 2018 Saturday: In the NHL, expansion team the Las Vegas Knights close the NHL regular season with a 7-1 loss in Calgary; however, the new team first-year record ends with 51 wins which is far better than the last two expansion teams- the Anaheim Ducks and the Florida Panthers who both ended their inaugural seasons (1993-94) with 33 wins each.  Meanwhile, laughing at the world yet again, the Syrian air force attacks the city of Duma killing at least 40 civilians and injuring more than 500 with a suspected poison gas attack.
  72. 2019 Sunday: President Donald J. Trump tells the press that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving the administration and that Kevin McAleenan will be taking her place until a permanent replacement can pass confirmation.   Elsewhere, as Sudan undergoes massive antigovernment protests, something happens to the power generation, and everything goes dark.
  73. 2020 Tuesday: Since the World Health Organization seems to be in the tank for communist China, President Donald J. Trump wants to put a hold on any further monies from the United States going to the World Health Organization until Beijing and the WHO account for their actions in the wake of the Wuhan Virus, aka the Kung Flu, aka Wuhan Flu, aka coronavirus crisis.  The president also wants to get to the bottom of WHY more black Americans are falling ill to this insidious virus.  What did the Chinese engineer in their Wuhan laboratory?  Currently, at the time of this posting, there are 1,428,428 confirmed cases around the globe what with 300,198 confirmed recoveries and 82,020 confirmed deaths.  Thank you, People’s Republic of China!  Meanwhile, in the United States, there are 398,185 confirmed cases with 12,844 confirmed deaths.  It would appear that Plaquenil aka hydroxychloroquine is extremely promising so states and locales (ahem, New York state and New York City), allow doctors to prescribe it to their extremely ill patients.  What do you have to lose, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill Di Blasio?  Nothing!  Stop playing politics with the lives of people.   Finally, singer-songwriter John Prine dies from COVID-19 at age 73.
  74. 2021 Wednesday: WOKE NEWS / WOKEISM / WOKIES / WOKE WOOSIES NEWS– Much to the horror of the WOKIES, Arkansas becomes the first state banning all hormonal and surgical treated for those claiming to be a gender different than what the Lord gave them at birth.  We believe these individuals should receive humane care in mental health facilities and if they continue believing they are something other than they are, they can do whatever they want to do at age 18.  Any parent who would destroy their child’s body on some misguided belief or stupid whim should be doing time in prison.  Period.   
  75. 2021 Wednesday A: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE NEWS– Customs and Border Patrol reported today the arrests of MS-13 gangbanger thugs crossing the southern border.  Shoot them like the dogs they are.   Next, the Joe Biden administration is opening two new illegal alien holding pens near the southern border with Mexico.  Congressman Tom McClintock, R-CA 4th congressional district, told Newsmax today that ‘NO nation has ever survived an influx of illegal immigrants the way our country is experiencing.’  He is 100-percent correct.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump says he’s glad that the Biden administration is considering finishing the border wall but says he doubts that Joe Biden is making the decisions.
  76. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 NEWS I– A growing number of governors across the United States are making a stand against any suggestion of the Biden administration’s idea of forcing everyone to present COVID-19 vaccine passports to return to normal life.  This never happened when homos were running amok, and HIV-AIDS was a true crisis so any suggestion we should have proof of vaccine is a big overstep for government.  We are not the flipping Chi-Coms.   It’s good that Joe Biden is facing major backlash against him and his administration for persisting in this stupidity.  Still, the old coot persists in telling Americans that ‘IF we want to celebrate the Fourth of July, we had better have proof of insurance.’  Wow.  A dictator…Meanwhile, medical professionals are blasting the Centers for Disease Control for being slow to update information regarding the coronavirus.
  77. 2021 Wednesday C: COVID-19 NEWS II– Next, the Centers for Disease Control report that the dominant strain in the U.S. is now the United Kingdom variant.  Moving on, skin reactions reported by those who have taken either the AstraZeneca or the Moderna vaccines are said to be ‘nothing,’ ‘not dangerous,’ ‘don’t worry about them’ to which we say, “We have seen people with their skin peeling off, don’t lie to us and tell us it’s no flipping deal.”  We will one year before we take the ‘mark of the beast’ upon ourselves… Elsewhere, the University of Oxford is pausing a pediatric trial of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine.  No reason is reported for the stoppage.  Yes, we are curious.
  78. 2021 Wednesday D: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS– The military contingent in Myanmar’s London Embassy has seized control of the facility and booted the ambassador out on the street.  London law enforcement has surrounded the building but cannot go inside as it’s Myanmar’s property.  Next, Qatar Airways is considering a major purchase of Boeing’s 777-X freighters with which to increase its air fleet.  Elsewhere, as calls grow around the world to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, Joe Biden cannot bring himself to break with his masters in communist China.  (Note- former President Jimmy Carter can now rest easy as he is NO longer the worst president in U.S. history, Joe Flipping Biden is).
  79. 2021 Wednesday E: NATIONAL NEWS I– the trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin continues into its 8th day.  Thugs across the country are threatening violence.  Folks, it’s time the rule of law is reestablished, and law and order are upheld.  People can protest but once you begin committing acts of violence, once you raise your arm to throw an accelerant, and once you begin raping, robbing, and looting, it is important that law enforcement shoot those people down.  If we return to the nation, we were back in the 1950s and before, people could protest but violent scumbags did not run amok.  Remember: government’s first order of the day is to protect life and property.  Period.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump blew Fake News Media reports that Congressman Matt Gaetz, R-FL 1st congressional district, NEVER asked for a blanket pardon.’  Why would he?  He did nothing wrong.  
  80. 2021 Wednesday F: NATIONAL NEWS II– U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer is urging progressives (communists) not to take drastic actions against the court and that packing the court would dilute its importance and its influence.  Will progressives listen?  We doubt it.  Next, Amazon.com billionaire Jeff Bezos says he’s ‘all in with the Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill and the subsequent tax hikes.’  Sure, you are, Jeff, sure.  Next, New York- the Empire State- is nearing a deal to provide unemployment and COVID-19 relief to illegal aliens within their state at the cost of $2.1 billion.  What the hell is wrong with these people?   Meanwhile, North Las Vegas, Nevada, Mayor John Lee is leaving the Democratic Party to become a Republican. 
  81. 2021 Wednesday G: ONGOING GEORGIA- PEACH STATE- UPROAR– Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, a political hack if one ever existed, has signed an executive order with which to try and mitigate the new election laws designed to improved voting in her state.   Meanwhile, enfeebled old Joe Biden continues celebrating companies and corporations pulling out of Georgia and encourages still more to do the same.  What a president.  Speaking of MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred’s decision to pull the All-Star Game out of Atlanta and relocate it to Colorado, Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, says ‘Manfred needs to buy a spine online.’  Amen.  Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, R-GA, says that ‘Joe Biden needs to smarten up’ so he knows of what he speaks.  Joe knows NOTHING.  The ever-stupid White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki says the ‘Georgia law is built atop a lie.’[xi]
  82. 2021 Wednesday H: NATIONAL NEWS III– President Donald J. Trump officially endorses Congressman Mo Brooks, R-AL 5th congressional district, in his race for U.S. Senate.  Next, Vice President Mike Pence has formed a new group- Advancing American Freedom Organization- with which to continue the Trump Miracle.  Elsewhere, Democrats in Maricopa County, Arizona, continue defying the state government’s demand for transparency in the 2020 Presidential and General Elections.  One-hundred-and-twelve days after the election, the Democrats continue trying to cover up the fact that they stole the elections, from President Trump and from Senator Martha McSally.  Speaking of Arizona, Governor Doug Ducey has signed a bill- H.B. 2111- that will make the Copper State a 2nd Amendment sanctuary state.  Next, Oregon Governor Kate Brown, DS, is threatening to use state law enforcement to eliminate ALL TRUMP SUPPORTERS within her state and seems to side with Antifa thugs and murderers.   Finally, Tennessee is pushing to re-establish the two-day waiting period for abortions.
  83. 2021 Wednesday I: NATIONAL NEWS IV– Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax, a man with numerous sexual assault allegations lodged against him such as forcible sodomy, has compared himself to slain Emmett Till.  The POS lieutenant governor who only remains in his position because Governor Ralph Northam is a POS just as is Attorney General Mark Herring who has his own blackface problem and the next one in line to become governor.  Mr. Fairfax is seeking to become the next governor and honest news media people are beating him up over the allegations of rape lodged against him and he’s upset, he’s hurt, claiming he is being treated just like poor Emmett Till.  STFU.  Moving on, we learn today that the Joe Biden administration sent out more than 1.5 million COVID-19 relief checks, many of which went to people ineligible to receive them.  Elsewhere, noted legal scholar Jonathan Turley says that the ‘media failed to do its job on the Hunter Biden laptop story.’  Next, the Senate Dems find a way to sidestep the filibuster rule.
  84. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 132,456,676 confirmed cases, +863,496, 2,873,821  confirmed deaths, +17,189, and 75,221,481 confirmed recoveries, +542,061.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,056,277 confirmed cases, UP 131,008 from yesterday’s reporting, 561,775 confirmed deaths, UP 1,174, and 118,831,023 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[xii] 
  85. 2021 Wednesday K: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 233,262 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  86. 2021 Wednesday L: 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: 3,686,013 confirmed cases, 59,882 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,096,747 confirmed cases, 33,822 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 30,479 confirmed cases, 467 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 373,227 confirmed cases, 5,350 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Minnesota, the state that launched an entire summer of violence last May what with politicizing the police interaction between Officer Derek Chauvin and thug George Floyd: they have 532,736 confirmed cases, 6,986 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. 
  87. 2021 Wednesday M: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 835,163 confirmed cases, 6,262 confirmed deaths, and 823,732 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Panama, one of the places where one can hide substantial sums of cash: 356,913 cases of the virus, 6,146 confirmed deaths and 346,153 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]    
  88. 2021 Wednesday N:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,446.26, UP 16.02 points (+0.048%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,688.84, DOWN 9.54 points (-0.07%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,079.95, UP 6.01 points (+0.15%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.56 per barrel, -0.21 (-0.35%).  The price of GOLD is $1,738.50 per troy oz., -3.10 (-0.18%) while the price of SILVER is $25.20 per troy ounce, -0.05 (-0.19%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,232.20 per troy oz, +0.30 (+0.02%) while the price of COPPER is $4.06 per pound, +0.01 (+0.17%).[xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,617.44 per troy oz, -67.29 (-2.51%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $26,700.00 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%).[xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.22.     In Costa Rican Colón, one greenback equals 609.50 and in Croatian Kuna, a buck equals 6.38.[xvii]  
  89. 2021 Wednesday O: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.924 per gallon, $2.838 in Florida, $3.710 in Hawaii, and $3.336 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other state- Colorado: $2.907.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,143,620,786,049 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  90. 2021 Wednesday P: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– Israel expresses dissatisfaction with the Biden administration which is reversing Trump era policies by giving the Palestinians $235 million in aid as well as returning to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency which is all about Palestinian statehood.    Meanwhile, Axios blasts the Biden administration for not reuniting the illegal alien families torn asunder by the Trump administration, something the old fool promised to do.  Next, communist China placed 700 Americans who passed through Shanghai Airport on their watch list.   Moving on, Congressman Burgess Owens, R-UT 4th congressional district accuses Joe Biden of showing cowardice on the southern border.   Elsewhere, departing CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin says the network does ‘nothing to empower women.’  Speaking of female empowerment, one of Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s accusers says he shut the door to his office before he started groping all over her body.  Nasty.  Finally, the G20 promises to make progress on implementing a worldwide corporate tax so businesses cannot escape left-wing tax collectors anywhere they might hide.
  91. 2021 Wednesday Q: Stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3549 with a $35 million pot on the line as well as the Powerball Draw #835 with a $43 million pot up for some lucky guy, gal, or it…first, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 02, 07, 16, 40, 42, and Mega 20.  Out of 109,896 winning tickets, the highest winners were FIVE people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $8,026 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Old Green Mill Liquor in Glendale, CA 91204 (2) Chevron in Yuba City, CA 95991 (3) Richmond New May Wah Supermarket in San Francisco, CA 94118 (4) Super 8 Liquor and Food in Concord, CA 94521 and (5) ARCO AM/PM in Fontana, CA 92336.   Here are the numbers for the Powerball: 27, 35, 39, 51, 66, and Power 16.  Out of 42,460 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $12,249 apiece.
  92. 2022 Thursday: Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0793 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Panorama.”  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- capitalist, money-making entities- and God bless them for that- released Rick Danko’s next album, “Cryin’ Heart Blues” on November 15, 2005.  Rick was a talented musician and a unique vocalist; his style could evoke emotions that could overwhelm his listeners.  The record company culled together some delightful tidbits, live tunes, studio rarities, and other enticing treats and gave them to his fans, sadly well after his demise.  If you love the man, his music, as well as the Band, we hope you will seek this one out, give it a listen if you can and then consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we think you will be glad you did.  Look for it now.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We expect to do the music of Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, Ian Anderson, and Paris sometime in the next 5-6 years.  We hope you will still be with us.

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

[iv] See previous footnote.

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Electric Light Orchestra, the Move, Roy Wood, and Wizzard at some point in the near future.  Please stay tuned.

[vi] A lengthy presentation of YES and its individual members will begin at some point within the next 2-3 years.  Please stay tuned.

[vii] As to when we will promote the music of this commie folk singer- Joan Baez- we hope to do it sometime in the next 30 years.  Please remain alert for the day we do.

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

[ix] When we promote the music of Nirvana, we hope to promote the music of Pearl Jam, the Smashing Pumpkins, Hole, and the Stone Temple Pilots, so make sure you remain attentive for the time we do.  You will be glad you did.  

[x] Tupac Shakur?  It could be 40 years before we begin promoting the music of rappers.  Please join us every day for that glorious day- you will be glad you did but NO Eminem. Fuck him- he hates his mother.

[xi] Listen, moron: the entire Biden administration is built atop a lie.  Everyone now knows that Joe Biden did not win the 2020 presidential election and the longer morons such as yourself continue to talk crap the worse it’s going to be for ALL of you.

[xii] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[xiii] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

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

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

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

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

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

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

96. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 06, 2022

2021 Tuesday D: CRIME AND JUSTICE NEWS- the two bitches who murdered Uber Eats driver Mohammad Anwar in Washington, D.C., reportedly are taking a plea deal that will release them from custody when they reach 21 years of age as well as put them in some sort of group home environment and not into a juvenile facility. No justice for Mr. Anwar.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 225

96. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 06, 2022:

National Tartan Day

U.S. Secretary of State James Monroe; the Allman Brothers Band featuring Warren Haynes, the Byrds featuring Kevin Kelly, Merle Haggard, Mike + the Mechanics featuring Peter Van Hooke, Pretty Things featuring John Stax, and Tammy Wynette:

  1. 46 B.C.: Julius Caesar and his legions defeat the combined armies of Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato (Cato the Younger) in the Battle of Thapsus.
  2. 1320 Saturday: The Scots reaffirm their independence by signing the Declaration of Arbroath.
  3. 1652 Saturday: Cape Colony, the 1st European settlement in South Africa, established.
  4. 1663 Friday: King Charles II signs Carolina Charter.
  5. 1672 Wednesday: France declares war on the Netherlands.
  6. 1712 Wednesday: In New York Colony, a slave revolt breaks out against the slave owners and their ilk.
  7. 1722 Monday: Czar Peter the Great ends tax on men with beards.
  8. 1789 Monday: The first U.S. Congress begins regular sessions, Federal Hall, New York City.
  9. 1811 Saturday: The 7th U.S. Secretary of State James Monroe assumed his position on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from today until March 04, 1817.  Following this, he became the nation’s 5th president.
  10. 1830 Tuesday: Joseph Smith in Fayette, New York organized the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  11. 1841 Tuesday: Mormons lay the cornerstone for their second Mormon temple, in Nauvoo, Missouri.
  12. 1848 Thursday: The government of Prussia grants Jews equality.
  13. 1862 Sunday: The Civil War Battle of Shiloh began in Tennessee as Confederate forces launched a surprise attack against Union troops, who back the Confederates the next day.
  14. 1864 Wednesday: Louisiana opened a convention in New Orleans to draft a new state constitution, one that called for the abolition of slavery.
  15. 1868 Monday: Brigham Young marries his 27th and final wife.
  16. 1875 Tuesday: Alexander Graham Bell received a patent for his multiple telegraph unit, which sent two signals at the same time.
  17. 1896 Monday: The first modern Olympic Games formally opened in Athens, Greece.
  18. 1909 Tuesday: American explorers Robert E. Peary and Matthew A. Henson and four Inuits became the first men to reach the North Pole.
  19. 1916 Thursday: The German parliament gives the ‘okay’ to unrestricted submarine warfare in its war against Great Britain and France.  Meanwhile, Charlie Chaplin became the highest-paid film star in the world when he signed a contract with Mutual Film Corporation for $675,000 a year; he was only 26 years old.
  20. 1917 Friday: The U.S. Congress approved a declaration of war against Germany that was then signed by President Woodrow Wilson.  
  21. 1921 Wednesday: The 51st U.S. Attorney General Harry M. Daugherty left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge from March 04,1921, until today.
  22. 1924 Sunday: The Italian Fascist Party receives 65-percent of the vote for seats in parliament.
  23. 1934 Friday: In Nazi Germany, authorities arrest 418 Lutheran ministers.
  24. 1937 Tuesday: Merle Haggard[i], famed country singer and guitarist, was born in Oildale, California, on this date.
  25. 1938 Wednesday: Teflon invented by Roy J Plunkett.  Meanwhile, the United States recognized the German conquest of Austria—the Anschluss.
  26. 1939 Thursday: Great Britain and Poland sign military pact.
  27. 1940 Saturday: The RAF Bomber Command ends its efforts at bringing the truth to the German people via dropping leaflets informing them as to what is really going on in the world, not what their Nazi overlords tell them is happening.
  28. 1941 Sunday: Italian-held Addis Ababa surrenders to British and Ethiopian forces.  Meanwhile, to help their Axis partner, Italy, Germany, and Hungary invade Greece and Yugoslavia.  
  29. 1942 Monday: Imperial Japanese Marines begin landing on islands in the Bismarck Archipelago as a jumping off point to begin landing in New Guinea.
  30. 1943 Tuesday: “Le Petit Prince” (The Little Prince) by Antoine de Saint-Exupery was first published in the U.S. by Reynal and Hitchcock of New York.  Meanwhile, British, and American forces link up in North Africa.
  31. 1944 Thursday: Future bass player with the British rock band, Pretty Things- John Stax- is born in Crayford, Kent, England, on this date.
  32. 1945 Friday: During World War II, the Japanese warship Yamato and nine other vessels sailed on a suicide mission to attack the U.S. fleet off Okinawa; the Allied fleet intercepted the enemy fleet the next day.  Meanwhile, massive kamikaze-attack on U.S. battle fleet near Okinawa.
  33. 1950 Thursday: In Stanmore, Middlesex, UK, future drummer with Mike + the Mechanics[ii]– Peter Van Hooke- is born.
  34. 1954 Tuesday: A month after being criticized by reporter Edward R. Murrow on CBS’ “See it Now,” Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, R-Wis., given the chance to respond on the program, charged that Murrow had, in the past, “engaged in propaganda for Communist causes.”
  35. 1959 Monday: “Gigi” won the Academy Award for best picture of 1958; Susan Hayward became best actress for “I Want to Live!” and David Niven received best actor for “Separate Tables.”  The scheduled 2-hour ceremony fell about 20 minutes short.
  36. 1960 Wednesday: Warren Haynes—future smoking lead guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[iii] and Gov’t Mule[iv]—is born in Ashville, North Carolina, on this date.
  37. 1963 Saturday: The United States signed an agreement to sell the Polaris missile system to Great Britain. 
  38. 1965 Tuesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson—a Democrat—authorized the use of American ground troops in combat operations in South Vietnam on this date.   Meanwhile, the United States launched Intelsat I, also known as the “Early Bird,” communications satellite, into geosynchronous orbit.
  39. 1968 Saturday: Forty-one people were killed by two consecutive natural gas explosions at a sporting goods store in downtown Richmond, Indiana.
  40. 1973 Friday: Ron Blomberg of the New York Yankees became Major League Baseball’s first designated hitter as he faced pitcher Luis Tiant of the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.  Blomberg walked with the bases loaded; Boston won the game, 15-5.  Meanwhile, NASA launched Pioneer 11, which flew by Jupiter and Saturn.
  41. 1974 Saturday: Swedish pop group ABBA[v] won the Eurovision Song Contest held in Brighton, England, with a performance of the song, “Waterloo.”  Meanwhile, in Ontario, California, 200,000 people attend the California Jam I rock festival. 
  42. 1983 Wednesday: The Veteran’s Administration announced that it would give free medical care for conditions traceable to radiation exposure to more than 220,000 veterans who participated in nuclear tests from 1945 to 1962.
  43. 1985 Saturday: William J. Schroeder became the first artificial heart recipient to walk out of the hospital.
  44. 1987 Monday: Al Campanis appears on Nightline saying blacks may not be equipped to be in baseball management, sparking a racial controversy.
  45. 1988 Wednesday: Tirza Porat, a 15-year-old Israeli girl died from injuries she sustained during a melee in the West Bank on this date.  Although the people initially blamed the Arabs for the incident, the army concluded that a Jewish settler had accidentally shot Tirza.
  46. 1992 Monday: Serbian troops begin siege of Sarajevo.
  47. 1994 Wednesday: Liberal Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun (Roe vs. Wade) resigns.  Elsewhere, Juvenal Habyarimana, the Hutu president of Rwanda, died along with the president of Burundi, Cyprien Ntaryamira, when unknown assassins shot down their plane somewhere near the Rwandan capital of Kigali.  What followed was 100-day genocide in Rwanda during which, more than 500,000 minority Tutsis and moderate members of the Hutu majority died at the hands of Hutu extremists. 
  48. 1998 Monday: Country singer Tammy Wynette[vi] died at her Nashville home at age 55.  Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 9,000 points for the first time. 
  49. 2002 Saturday: Kevin Kelly, former drummer with the Byrds[vii], the Rising Sons, and Fever Tree, died of natural causes in North Hollywood on this date.  
  50. 2003 Sunday: As Saddam Hussein’s Iraq is falling to Coalition troops, the citizens of Basra welcome British troops who have a long history in the region.  It looks like everything is going well.
  51. 2004 Tuesday: Jordan’s military court convicted eight Muslim militants (six of them in absentia) and sentenced them to death for the 2002 killing of U.S. aid official Laurence Foley in a terror conspiracy linked to al-Qaida.  Meanwhile, the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team beat Tennessee 70-61 to win a third consecutive NCAA title, a day after UConn also won the men’s championship.
  52. 2005 Wednesday: By a 3-2 vote, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission agrees to create the National Market System.  Some deem it to be anticompetitive, but it is what it is.
  53. 2006 Thursday: In Washington, D.C., the National Geographical Society displays the recently discovered Gospel of Judas, written in Coptic, and believed to have been written in the 2nd century.  
  54. 2007 Friday: An Iranian ‘diplomat,’ recently held by the CIA in Iraq claims that agents of the Central Intelligence Agency tortured him while he was in their hands.  The man is most likely a terrorist.  Elsewhere, problems between Israelis and Palestinians continue to worsen as two Israeli military helicopters spot a terrorist preparing to carry out an action against the Israelis and blow him to bits with a pair of missiles.
  55. 2008 Sunday: As the U.S. presidential election cycle rolls along, President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold their final talks in the positions they now hold.   Elsewhere, Hillary Clinton’s main adviser Mark Penn steps down from her campaign as news of his lobbying activities on behalf of foreign nations continues to hit the fan.  Man, that’s the Clintons, no big deal, nothing to see here, everyone move on…
  56. 2009 Monday: Somali pirates take to the high seas and have a field day today as they capture five ships, one owned by the Brits, another by the Yemenis, another owned by Germany, still another flagged by Taiwan, and a final one owned by France.  People, we need to eradicate these scumbags, crucify them along the shores of their rat-s**t country.  Elsewhere, Afghanistan’s government is pondering a new law regarding spousal rights and this law permits spousal rape.  It won’t be the wives raping the gents, that’s for sure…
  57. 2010 Tuesday: Relations between the Palestinians and the Israelis continue to deteriorate as fighting occurs along their borders.  Meanwhile, in Baghdad, suicide bombers carry out EIGHT separate attacks, blowing 35 people sky-high and injuring another 145-150 people.  Allah Akbar!  Kill these murderous scumbags.
  58. 2011 Wednesday: Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling loses his appeal against his conviction for fraud in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Elsewhere, amid criticism from rebel fighters, NATO pledges to protect the besieged town of Misrata, Libya.
  59. 2012 Friday: As of today, one can no longer advertise tobacco products in the United Kingdom.  Big deal, people who want cigarettes will still go out and get cigarettes.  Meanwhile, Thomas Kinkade- the so-called ‘painter of light’ (and someone the great Beverly Carrick labeled a POS)- died in Los Gatos, California on this date.  His workers still paint his crap in communist China.
  60. 2013 Saturday: The recent meat adulteration scandal prompts Swedish furniture megastore IKEA to stop sales of its moose meat lasagna in its worldwide stores.  Elsewhere, the so-called ‘religion of peace’ continues causing trouble in Iraq as a suicide bomber slams into a voter registration tent in Baquba, killing at least 22 people outright and wounding another 65-70 people.  Stamp out these scumbags!
  61. 2014 Sunday: Famed actor, Mickey Rooney, dies of natural causes in North Hollywood, at age 93.  Meanwhile, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered a two-pronged warning to Asia Pacific nations, announcing in Tokyo that the U.S. would send two additional ballistic missile destroyers to Japan to counter the North Korean threat, and saying China had better respect its neighbors.
  62. 2015 Monday: As the government in Turkey continues its crackdown on its citizens, Twitter and Facebook become inaccessible to the people.  The dictatorship is doing everything it can to isolate its people from communicating with one another.  Elsewhere, in the NCAA Championship game, Duke edges out Wisconsin by a final score of 68-63 in a nail-biter of a game.
  63. 2016 Wednesday: Famed country-and-western artist and local boy from Oildale, California, Merle Haggard[viii] died from the complications of pneumonia on his 79th birthday.  Meanwhile, in the U.S. primary elections on this date, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders won Wisconsin as did GOP candidate Senator Ted Cruz who won the state.  Finally, France passes legislation making it illegal to pay for sex.  Donations?
  64. 2017 Thursday: Leader of Communist China Xi Jinping arrives in Florida to meet with new President Donald J. Trump at the famed Mar-a-Lago resort.  Elsewhere, as the Iraqis do battle with the ISIS thugs infesting portions of their country, over Mosul, the terrorists get lucky and shoot an Iraqi army helicopter down over the city killing both pilots.
  65. 2018 Friday: Former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Hawaii, Daniel Akaka, dies at age 93.  Elsewhere, following President Trump’s implementation of new tariffs on the People’s Republic of (Communist) China, U.S. stocks drop by about 2-percent.  (Big business is in bed with the Chi-Coms).
  66. 2019 Saturday: NASA’s In-Sight Lander picks up the first ever Mars quake, a seismic event heretofore unknown.   Elsewhere, chaos is reigning supreme as rumors on social media alert thousands of Middle Eastern, Central Asian, and North and Sub-Saharan Africa try to storm the border into Northern Macedonia.  Greek riot police are doing battle with them trying to stem the tide but it’s becoming a tsunami.  Shoot them.
  67. 2020 Monday: The ‘gift from communist China that keeps on giving,’ the Wuhan Flu, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Wuhan Virus, aka the coronavirus continues sweeping the globe causing illness and death- and economic stagnation, if not complete shutdown- wherever it shows up.  Currently, there are 1,347,803 confirmed cases with confirmed recoveries (good news, right?) at 277,402.  Confirmed global deaths sit at 74,807.  In the United States, there are 368,196 confirmed cases what with 10,986 confirmed deaths.  It is difficult to discover what the confirmed recoveries are, but they have to far outrank the deaths, yet the number is hard to uncover which is why the editors at the blog suspect it has something to do with POLITICS.  President Trump, we must reopen the economy because we believe the Wuhan Virus came out of biowarfare laboratories in China with the express purpose of causing economic catastrophe in the United States and other parts of the Free World.
  68. 2021 Tuesday: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE– today is Day 12 of “Kooky Kamala” Harris being in charge of the southern border and NO one has seen or heard from the laughing hyena.  Next, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says that the administration may resume construction on the southern border wall, not because the administration wants to do it but because of pending lawsuits facing the administration for having put the kibosh on wall construction that was already funded.  Talk about ‘shovel-ready jobs.’  It might be nice if the wall was back online because we have reports of two FBI-sought terrorist suspects crossing the southern border.  From where did they come you ask?  From flipping Yemen. (White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki says, ‘terrorists crossing the border is very unusual.’  What is wrong with this ditz?  Kayleigh McEnany, we miss you!)
  69. 2021 Tuesday A: WOKEISM / WOKE/ WOKE WOOSIES NEWS– Governor Brian Kemp, R-GA, blasted the WOKIES out there by saying that ‘WOKE activists do not care about the truth.’  Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says that the ‘private sector must stop acting like a WOKE parallel government.’  Elsewhere, it’s official, Major-League Baseball is moving the 2021 All-Star Game to Denver, Colorado, where voting laws are stricter than those in Georgia and where the population is predominantly white rather than black in the Peach State.[ix]  That’s stupidity for you.  As we said, NONE of us will be watching or attending MLB games again as long as Commissioner Rob Manfred remains in charge.  F**k him!  Finally, the L.A. Stage Alliance quits after misidentifying an Asian nominee.  Man, are there NO room for mistakes?
  70. 2021 Tuesday B: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS– The French government is going to give Air France-KLM a $4.7 billion bailout.  Next, North Korea announces that it will skip the Tokyo Summer Olympics due to COVID-19 concerns.  However, there is some scuttlebutt out there that says the two Koreas want to put in a bid to hold the 2032 Summer Olympics in their two countries.  Elsewhere, even though Iran continues to spit in the faces of the Biden administration, the U.S. State Department will continue trying to hold indirect talks with Tehran in Vienna, seeking a way by which, the United States can return to the deeply flawed Iran Nuclear Deal, aka the JCPOA.  Iran continues demanding a lifting of ALL sanctions and reparations for the harm caused them by the EVIL United States.  We say, “NUKE THEM!” 
  71. 2021 Tuesday C: NATIONAL NEWS– Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has issued a state of emergency declaration over out-of-control wildfires afflicting his state.  Meanwhile, the Biden administration is preparing to present recent changes to Title IX rules regarding sexual assaults on college campuses.  We suspect it will return to what it was when Joe Biden was vice president under President Barack Hussein Obama.  Men are f**ked no matter what.  Moving on, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken says that the U.S. will provide Bat Flu vaccines to foreign nations and will expect NO favors in return.   Next, Bruce Jenner says that he might seek the governor’s gig in California if the recall becomes reality.  His alter-ego Caitlyn Jenner says he/she will run as a Republican.  Elsewhere, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, D-NY, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov, says he has plans to build a monument dedicated to essential workers.  What a guy.
  72. 2021 Tuesday D: CRIME AND JUSTICE NEWS– the two bitches who murdered Uber Eats driver Mohammad Anwar in Washington, D.C., reportedly are taking a plea deal that will release them from custody when they reach 21 years of age as well as put them in some sort of group home environment and not into a juvenile facility.  No justice for Mr. Anwar.  Meanwhile, in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, Day 7 sees some shocking revelations where it appears that Officer Chauvin’s knee was on the shoulder blade of George Floyd and not on his neck.  Members of the Minneapolis Police Department say that Officer Chauvin did not act as he was trained to act so we shall see what we shall see.  However, a recent Rasmussen polls shows that less than a majority believes Officer Chauvin’s actions led to the loss of George Floyd’s life.  Unfortunately, some WOKE Black Lives Matter skank says that ‘IF the jury acquits, Minneapolis is going to burn, baby, burn,’ as Stokely Carmichael used to say back in the earliest days of the Black Panther movement.   Finally, a U.S. Navy corpsman shot two people near Fort Detrick, Maryland, and once he had, he fled to the base where he was shot and killed.[x]   The two vics are in critical condition.
  73. 2021 Tuesday E: COVID-19 NEWS I– New Zealand and Australia are opening quarantine-free travel between their two nations.  Next, we learn that approximately 200 people who received Chi-Vi vaccines have now tested positive for the vile disease, one Joe Biden has signed an executive order requiring ALL federal employees NOT to call it ‘the China virus or the Wuhan virus.’  Uh, okay, Joe, okay.  Something else the Biden administration is pushing- COVID-19 passports- Donald Trump Jr. denounces this police state-style measure as the ‘greatest affront on the liberties and freedoms of Americans.’[xi]  Amen.   Speaking of COVID-19 passports, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, has put forth a bill: the “We Will Not Comply Act,” a bill that will prevent anyone in the U.S. demanding any citizen to show proof of immunization.  You know, if we required this for HIV-AIDS, the Democrats would launch a jihad.   In other vaccine news (and this is both troubling and curious), AstraZeneca is seeking a new partner to manufacture its vaccines for the Chi-Vi, you know, the old ‘VID, after discovering that its current partner- Emergent- seems to be having problems with cross-contamination.  Yet another flipping reason to wait a year or so before getting inoculated. 
  74. 2021 Tuesday F: COVID-19 NEWS II– A new Gallup Poll says that fear of the China Virus is at an all-time low even as globalists try to drive fear into us once again by swearing to Marx that numbers are on the rise.  Meanwhile, another report suggests that the Biden administration (meaning Barack Hussein Obama) is moving vaccine availability ahead to April 19.  In order to drive the fear of God into the hearts of the American people, they are now telling us that a double mutant variant from India has now been discovered in California– oi vie!   In other Chi-Vi-related news, small landlords are struggling with the Centers for Disease Control, aka the CDC, mandate on NO evictions while the coronavirus from communist China is running amok.[xii]   Meanwhile, a recent report suggests that the grant to the Wuhan Institute of Virology was NOT reviewed by National Institute of Health, the NIH.
  75. 2021 Tuesday G: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– Congressman Alcee Hastings, D-FL 20th congressional district has died at age 84, having fought a losing battle with pancreatic cancer, a dire scourge.  Rest well, sir, rest well.  Next, the Portland, Oregon, police department has told city leaders that ‘they’re quitting.’  Meanwhile, Congressman Matt Gaetz, D-FL 1st congressional district, continues to stand strong under the barrage his Democrat enemies are launching at him.  This is another FALSE FLAG OPERATION designed to remove a powerful Republican from his post, yet House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi won’t remove the so-called ‘farter-in-chief,’ Congressman Eric Swalwell, DS-CA 15th congressional district, who is a proven liability for the U.S. government in that the Chi-Com Ministry of State Security- the MSS- via him having an ongoing sexual relationship with an intelligence agent, Christine Fang-Fang.   Next, a U.S. Navy official says there are NO indications that the ‘mysterious drones’ are visitors from elsewhere.  Finally, Governor Asa Hutchinson, R-AR, vetoes a ban on sexual reassignment treatments and surgeries, saying ‘it’s government overreach’ and that ‘families, patients, and doctors should be the ones making the decisions as to what’s best for the individual.’
  76. 2021 Tuesday H: BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC NEWS– We learn today that the global shortage (caused by communist China yet again) of semiconductor chips could damage auto manufacturing far longer than anticipated.  Look, none of us who write for the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day wants NEW cars with all the unnecessary electronics and computerized systems.  No, give us gas-guzzling vehicles with less technology and we’re good.   Elsewhere, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says that the ‘slowness of the vaccine rollout is a threat to the U.S. Economy.  Meanwhile, the Morning Consult Poll says that 26-percent of Americans will seek new jobs following the end of the Chi-Com pandemic.
  77. 2021 Tuesday I: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 132,135,010 confirmed cases, +623,459, 2,856,632  confirmed deaths, +7,424, and 74,679,417 confirmed recoveries, +180,438.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,835,220 confirmed cases, DOWN 90,409 from yesterday’s reporting, 560,601 confirmed deaths, DOWN 4,210, and 118,732,580 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[xiii] 
  78. 2021 Tuesday J: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 232,088 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  (Figures frozen today…)
  79. 2021 Tuesday K: 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: 3,683,483 confirmed cases, 59,769 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,085,298 confirmed cases, 33,709 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 30,427 confirmed cases, 464 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 372,659 confirmed cases, 5,338 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., South Carolina, the state that singlehandedly started the Civil War (and paid the price for it): they have 557,803 confirmed cases, 9,204 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. 
  80. 2021 Tuesday L: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 834,603 confirmed cases, 6,248 confirmed deaths, and 823,380 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Bulgaria, former member of the Axis: 356,859 cases of the virus, 13,786 confirmed deaths and 273,429 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]    
  81. 2021 Tuesday M:  STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,430.24, DOWN 96.95 points (-0.29%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,698.38, DOWN 7.21 points (-0.053%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,073.94, DOWN 3.97 points (-0.097%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.32 per barrel, -0.01 (-0.02%).  The price of GOLD is $1,745.20 per troy oz., +2.20 (+0.13%) while the price of SILVER is $25.21 per troy ounce, -0.03 (-0.13%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,245.40 per troy oz, +4.90 (+0.40%) while the price of COPPER is $4.11 per pound, -0.01 (-0.18%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,679.79 per troy oz, +13.60 (+0.49%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $26,700.00 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%).[xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.17.     In Comorian Franc, one greenback equals 417.69 and in Congolese Franc, a buck equals 1,976.90.[xviii]  
  82. 2021 Tuesday N: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.921 per gallon, $2.842 in Florida, $3.702 in Hawaii, and $3.333 in Washington state.[xix]    Let’s look at one other state- Arizona: $3.086.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,139,894,777,653 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xx]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  83. 2021 Tuesday O: Stick around for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1648 with a $138 million pot on the line…yep, we were snoozing, here are the winning numbers: 01, 19, 20, 32, 42, and Mega 17.  #1648- Out of 87,454 winning tickets, were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the mega for a prize of $7,834 apiece.
  84. 2022 Wednesday: You know the drill…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0792 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Canyons and Cliffs.”  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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On September 27, 2005, the Band released a comprehensive collection aptly titled, “A Musical History.”  The six-disc set contained 105 tracks plus nine tunes on a DVD, many of which are well-known and much beloved along with some lesser known, rarities.  If you have yet to get in on the ground floor with this amazing Canadian-American group, this is a superb way in which, one can introduce the music to one’s ears.  We hope you will go out and seek this one out- it’s a terrific addition to any collection of fine music.  We love it, you will love it, and you will enjoy it for years- if not decades- to come.

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[i] We are not sure as to when we will present the music of this legendary country performer but when we do, we know you will join us to celebrate the music of Merle Haggard.  God bless you, Hag!

[ii] We promoted the music of Genesis and its members beginning on Tuesday, 02-April-2019 through Sunday, 15-September-2019.  This included not only the parent group but also Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Mike + the Mechanics, and Phil Collins.  Please, look for them.

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

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

[v] ABBA?  We have no clue but when we do so will you.

[vi] When we begin promoting the music of the Legends of Country Music such as Merle Haggard, Buck Owens, Conway Twitty, and others, we will also do the music of Tammy Wynette.  Please remain vigilant.

[vii] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012. 

[viii] See i.

[ix] President Donald J. Trump says the American people should boycott ALL corporations and sports leagues boycotting Georgia over its improved election laws.

[x] How many mass shootings have we now had with feeble old Joe in the White House?  Four or five?  What’s up with that, Mr. National Unity? 

[xi] Just today, Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, signed an executive order banning any attempt of creating Chi-Vi vaccine passports in the Lone Star State.  God bless you, Governor!

[xii] Since when did the CDC become the go-to source for who can and who cannot be evicted?  How did they achieve this power?  It’s unprecedented and it’s crazy and for small landlords who invested in real estate to fund their retirements, this kind of crap is devastating.

[xiii] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[xiv] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

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

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

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

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

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

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

Peter Navarro is correct: the AMAZING Dr. Tony “Goggles” Fauci is indeed a sociopath- Fauci needs to shut the hell up…NOW!

92. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 02, 2022

2021 Friday: TOP STORY OF THE DAY- An apparent member of the Nation of Islam- 25-year-old Noah Green- accelerated his vehicle into a barricade manned by Capitol Hill law enforcement on the U.S. Senate side of Constitution Avenue. One officer- William Evans- died in the event as did the suspect when he leapt from his smoking car with a machete and was shot dead for his troubles. It’s sad for the Left as we are sure they would have taken great delight in identifying the dead perp as a member of the Trump inner circle when in reality, it was one of the Left’s countless tools.

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92. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 02, 2022:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed; Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen; U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander H.H. Stuart; Lilah Paulikovich of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, the Cars featuring David Robinson, Edwin Starr, “Rumours” by Fleetwood Mac, the Guess Who featuring Kurt Winter, Joe Walsh featuring Joe Vitale, Leon Russell, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Leon Russell Wilkerson, and Motown legend Marvin Gaye:

  1. 999 Tuesday: The 139th Roman Catholic Pope Sylvester II begins his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until May 12, 1003.
  2. 1285 Monday: The 190th Roman Catholic Pope Honorius IV began his time as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He would guide all his flock until April 03, 1287.
  3. 1513 Wednesday: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon and his expedition landed in present-day Florida; however, some historians say he did not land until the following day.
  4. 1550 Sunday: The city of Genoa, Italy, expels its Jewish citizens.  
  5. 1792 Monday: The U.S. Congress passed the Coinage Act with which to regulate the coins of the United States.  The act authorized $10 Eagles, $5 Half-Eagles, $2.50 Quarter-Eagle gold coins, silver dollars, dollars, quarters, dimes, and half-dimes to be minted.  
  6. 1801 Thursday: During the Napoleonic Wars, the naval Battle of Copenhagen occurs on this date; the British led by Admiral Horatio Nelson destroys the Danish fleet.
  7. 1807 Thursday: In Staunton, Virginia, future 3rd U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander H.H. Stuart is born on this date.  A future Whig, he would serve under President Millard Fillmore from September 14, 1850, to March 07, 1853.
  8. 1863 Thursday: During the Civil War, the Richmond Bread Riot erupted in the Confederate capital as a mob made up mostly of women, outraged over food shortages, attacked, and looted stores.
  9. 1865 Sunday: The president of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis, flees the capital city of Richmond, Virginia.
  10. 1866 Monday: President Andrew Johnson ends war in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
  11. 1872 Tuesday: George B. Brayton patents the gasoline-powered engine.
  12. 1877 Monday: The first Easter Egg Roll takes place on the lawn of the White House.
  13. 1889 Tuesday: Charles Hall patented aluminum.
  14. 1902 Wednesday: The first motion picture theater opened in Los Angeles with the name, Electric Theatre.
  15. 1905 Sunday: On this day, the builders of the Simplon rail tunnel which went under the Alps, and which connected Switzerland and Italy officially opened it on this date.
  16. 1910 Saturday: Karl Harris perfected the process for the artificial synthesis of rubber on this date.
  17. 1912 Tuesday: The just-completed RMS Titanic left Belfast to begin its sea trials eight days before the start of its ill-fated maiden voyage.
  18. 1915 Friday: French warplanes continue hitting German targets in their portion of occupied France as fighting on the Western Fronts continues to seesaw back and forth.  World War I pilots are truly the ‘knights of the sky.’
  19. 1916 Sunday: During World War I, German Zeppelin raids continue causing havoc along the eastern coast of Great Britain and even into Scotland.  Elsewhere, on the Southeastern Front, Russian forces continue overrunning Armenia, part of the Ottoman Turkish Empire. 
  20. 1917 Monday: President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany, saying, “The world must be made safe for democracy.”  Four days later, Congress declared war on the Huns.
  21. : Now that Russia has been knocked out of the war and the Bolsheviks are running amok, White Russian forces arm German and Austro-Hungarian POWs and put them to work killing communists throughout Siberia.
  22. 1921 Saturday: Albert Einstein lectures in New York City on his new “theory of relativity.”
  23. 1926 Friday: In Calcutta, India, savage rioting takes place between Muslims and Hindus.
  24. 1932 Saturday: Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh and John F. Condon went to a cemetery in Bronx, New York, where Condon turned over $50,000 to a man in exchange for the kidnapped son of Lindbergh.  (The child, however, was not returned and was found dead the following month).
  25. 1935 Tuesday: Sir Watson-Watt received a patent for RADAR.
  26. 1939 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., future Motown legend, Marvin Gaye, is born on this date.
  27. 1940 Tuesday: The German General Staff and Adolf Hitler lock the date for the simultaneous invasions of both Norway and Denmark as April 09.  German assets are already building up.  Meanwhile, Luftwaffe bombers continue targeting the British naval base at Scapa Flow.
  28. 1941 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps continues its inexorable drive across North Africa on the way to the outskirts of Egypt.  The goal is to capture the Suez Canal and then strike north through Palestine and Syria to entice the Turks to enter the war on the side of the Axis.  Meanwhile, there is some dissension in the Hungarian government about siding with the Axis, but the one holdout decides to commit suicide.  The Hungarians are the fourth member of the Axis with Romania soon to follow.
  29. 1942 Thursday: The USS Hornet with Jimmy Doolittle’s B-25 Bombers aboard leave San Francisco Bay bound for the Empire of Japan.  Elsewhere, Leon Russell[i], noted singer-songwriter is born.
  30. 1943 Friday: Fighting continues in the Aleutian Islands as U.S. airpower continues hammering Japanese positions on Kiska and Attu.  For the Japanese, the Aleutian Islands campaign was a feint to draw off American forces from Midway.  This theater of the war witnessed some heavy fighting in some of the most inhospitable territory on earth.
  31. 1944 Sunday: During World War II, the Soviet Red Army begins its march into pro-Nazi Romania, intent on making them pay for having sided with the Germans against them.  Meanwhile, in liberated Italy, the communists pour out into the streets in support of the new Badoglio government.
  32. 1945 Monday: Brazil and the Soviet Union establish diplomatic relations.  Elsewhere, the Eastern Front continues to see heavy fighting in Hungary, Poland, and on the Western Front.  German forces are being pushed back across every front.
  33. 1946 Tuesday: Guitarist with the Guess Who[ii], Kurt Winter, is born on this date in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  He would be an integral part of the band for several years.  
  34. 1947 Wednesday: The United Nations Security Council voted the United States to administer as trustee formerly held Japanese islands in the Pacific. 
  35. 1949 Saturday: Famed rock-and-roll drummer who would play with Joe Walsh[iii] and numerous other musicians and bands, Joe Vitale, was born on this date in Canton, Ohio.  Also born on this date is future drummer of the Cars[iv]— David Robinson (drums 1976-1988 / 2010-present).  His birthplace is Malden, Massachusetts.
  36. 1951 Monday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower assumed command of all allied forces in the Western Mediterranean and Europe on this date.
  37. 1952 Wednesday: Future bassist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[v] (1972-2001 until his death), Leon Russell Wilkerson was born on this date in Newport, Rhode Island.
  38. 1954 Friday: At the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, fighting continues to range on the eastern and northern strongpoints, the Elianes and Huguettes.  General Giap’s People’s Army is determined to tighten the perimeter so as to completely close the airstrip.  Heavy artillery fire back and forth is turning the land into a moonscape and each communist assault and French counterattack rages over a wasted landscape.  Meanwhile, later in the evening fresh French paratroopers are being flown in if they can get through the AA fire.  South of the main camp at Isabelle, the defenders there wage an ongoing battle during the day in which, they go out and fill in Viet Minh approach trenches and then at night fight off attacks.  The troops are growing fatigued on both sides.[vi]
  39. 1956 Monday: Two soap operas— “The Edge of Night” and “As the World Turns”—debuted on CBS-TV on this date.
  40. 1958 Wednesday: Lilah Paulikovich, chef and author with the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day was born on this date in Pearl City, Hawaii.  Elsewhere, the National Advisory Council on Aeronautics was renamed NASA.  Finally, San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen coined the term, “Beatnik,” which he used to refer to the pre-hippie counterculture.  He derived the term from two things, the first being the “Beat Generation” while the second came from the Soviet launch of its second Sputnik spacecraft.  Meanwhile, future Acting Attorney General of the United States Jeffrey Rosen is born in Boston, Massachusetts.  A Republican, he would serve under President Donald J. Trump from December 24, 2020, to January 20, 2021.
  41. 1963 Tuesday: The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., began his first non-violent campaign in Birmingham, Alabama.
  42. 1965 Friday: Future victim of Los Angeles police brutality, Rodney King, is born on this date.
  43. 1966 Saturday: South Vietnamese troops joined in demonstrations at Hue and Da Nang for an end to military rule.
  44. 1972 Sunday:  Burt Reynolds appeared nude in “Cosmopolitan” magazine on this date to much acclaim by women and consternation by men.
  45. 1975 Wednesday: During the final days of the Vietnam War, thousands of refugees from the Quang Ngai Province flee in the face of advancing North Vietnamese troops and tanks.
  46. 1977 Saturday: Fleetwood Mac’s[vii] “Rumors” album goes #1 and remains #1 for 31 weeks.
  47. 1978 Sunday: The TV show, “Dallas” premieres on CBS as a five-week mini-series.
  48. 1980 Wednesday: To help the U.S. economy rebound, President Jimmy Carter signs the Crude Oil Windfall Profits Tax Act into law.  Meanwhile, in Huntington, N.Y., the 77th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed died.  A Democrat, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice George Sutherland.   He served from 01-27-1938 to 02-25-1957.
  49. 1981 Thursday: In eastern Lebanon, there is heavy fighting between the Christian Druze militia and the Syrian army.
  50. 1982 Friday: Several thousand troops from Argentina seized the disputed Falkland Islands, located in the South Atlantic, from Britain.  (Britain seized the islands back the following June).
  51. 1983 Saturday: In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith scores a TKO over his opponent, Nate Robinson, at the 1:35 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 8-round bout to put his pro record to 7-1.
  52. 1985 Tuesday: The NCAA Rules Committee adopted the 45-second shot clock for men’s basketball to begin in the 1986 season.
  53. 1989 Sunday: To mend strained relations between the Soviet Union and Cuba, Soviet leader, Mikhail S. Gorbachev arrives in Havana.
  54. 1992 Thursday: Mob boss John Gotti is found guilty by a jury of his peers in the murder of his former boss, Paul “Big Paul” Castellanos.
  55. 1995 Sunday: The New York Police Department and New York Transit Police merge into one organization.
  56. 1996 Tuesday: Lech Walesa resumed his old job as an electrician at the Gdansk shipyard.  He was the former Solidarity union leader who became Poland’s first post-war democratic president.
  57. 2002 Tuesday: In Israel, a siege gets underway as Israeli troops surround the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem due to Islamists retreating to it and securing themselves inside it.
  58. 2003 Wednesday: In Chiswell, Nottinghamshire, England, soul rocker, Edwin Starr, dies at age 61 from a heart attack.
  59. 2004 Friday: The Islamic terrorists involved in the attack on Spain’s railway, their so-called ‘9/11” (March 11, 2004), attempt to attack the Spanish high-speed train, AVE, near Madrid; however, Spanish authorities stop them in their tracks, no pun intended.
  60. 2005 Saturday: After 26 years and 168 days, Pope St. John Paul II concluded his time as pontiff on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on October 16, 1978, and with President Ronald Reagan and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher toppled the Soviet Union.
  61. 2010 Friday: Rescuers at a Shanxi mine in communist China are attempting to reach 153 trapped miners.  They report hearing signs of life including tapping, banging, and voices calling for help.  Family members of the trapped miners have been angry with local government believing they have consigned these people to their fates.
  62. 2011 Saturday: With the Arab Spring underway, the North Korean government decides that it had better crackdown on computers and other electronics that could broadcast news of what is going on elsewhere around the world thus causing problems for their brand of crackpot communism.  Anyone with unsanctioned devices, well, three generations of their family will end up in the gulags.
  63. 2012 Monday: Three widows and two daughters of Osama bin Laden were charged with illegally living in Pakistan; they were sentenced with 45 days in jail and fined $114 each.  Elsewhere, British Prime Minister David Cameron- speaking on the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War- refers to it as a ‘profound wrong.’  This followed a still angry Argentina threatening action against UK banks and their tacit ally in the conflict, the United States.
  64. 2013 Tuesday: The Arms Trade Treaty, the first-ever bill to regulate the global trade in conventional weapons, is passed by the U.N. General Assembly.  Meanwhile, in Tamaulipas, Mexico, authorities discover nine mutilated bodies in the trunk of a car.  How nice.  Moving on, in Peshawar, Pakistan, seven people are killed in a terrorist attack on a power station.  Finally, Uruguay passed legislation legalizing homosexual marriage on this date.
  65. 2014 Wednesday: In the United States, the National Security Agency—aka the NSA—announces that it has been using a legal loophole by which, it monitors, collects, and stores millions of phone records and emails of the American people.  Thank you, President Obama, for authorizing this outrage!  Meanwhile, the United States Supreme Court ruled that limits on the total amount of money individuals can give political candidates and political action committees were unconstitutional.  Elsewhere, Fort Hood reports a shooting on the base.
  66. 2015 Thursday: After being lost at sea for 66 days, rescuers find 37-year-old South Carolina man, Louis Jordan.  He had gone sailing in an antique sailing boat, which capsized and to which, he clung.  He survived on rainwater and fish he managed to catch while being adrift.  Elsewhere, at the Garissa University in Kenya, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam, kill 140 people and wound countless others.  Worthless scumbags.
  67. 2016 Saturday: As the migrant crisis continues to ravage Europe (thanks to Germany’s Angela Merkel welcoming illegal immigrants to labor in the Fatherland’s factories), Austria says, ‘enough is enough’ and tells Italy that they are going to deploy troops on their mutual border because they don’t want any more Muslim migrants and refugees tramping through their country from their southern neighbor.  Who can blame them?   They intend to put troops in the Brenner Pass.  Just like World War I, Austrian and Italian friction.  Some issues never mend…
  68. 2017 Sunday: A custodian and several confederates at the Muslim shrine at Sargodha, Pakistan, takes the lives of 20 and leaves numerous others injured.  Thank you, “religion of peace.”  Elsewhere, media is under attack in Mexico and in Ciudad Juarez, the fabled newspaper Norte, publishes its final print edition seeing as how things are flipping crazy in that part of the country.
  69. 2018 Monday: In the 80th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game, Villanova whips Michigan 79-62.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump lambastes the Chi-Coms for possessing the chutzpah to put retaliatory tariffs of up to 25-percent on 128 American products including American wines and pork products.  This is in response to the U.S. having slapped tariffs onto Chinese imports of both steel and aluminum, two poorly made Chi-Com products they have habitually dumped into the U.S. sans any blowback- until now.
  70. 2019 Tuesday: Climatologists claim that Canada is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world, increasing 2.3% in the northern environs of the country.  Green New Deal lovers are dancing in the streets at the news.  Meanwhile, NASA lays out plans to return to the moon in 2024 and to put astronauts on Martian soil by 2033.  Meanwhile, Google +, a highly popular social media app (although Google says different) begins deleting its user accounts.  People had wonderful sites in perhaps one of the best social media platforms but Google- since they blew the 2016 Presidential Election notified its users in late 2018 that it was going to shut down the site due to low user activity and vulnerabilities that- if we are to believe them- were too difficult to fix.  They were too LAZY to fix them IF they existed.  Google shut down nothing else…scumbags.[viii]  
  71. 2020 Thursday: COVID-19 continues running amok around the world.  The Democratic Party has postponed its 2020 Convention until mid-August with the GOP following them on August 24 through the 27th.   In the United States, we currently have 226,300 confirmed cases with many more to be sure plus about 5,300 confirmed deaths.  The Guardian claims there are more than 750,000 confirmed cases worldwide with the death toll skyrocketing to over 36,000.  Unemployment numbers for the previous week double the prior week by coming in at 6.6 million new unemployment claims.  Some economists project as many as 20 million additional unemployed by the time we hit May.  Cloward and Piven would be delighted.  Meanwhile, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces he will go back to the well in China so he can buy some of their top-of-the-line ventilators.  Does no one ever learn?  Food banks in the United States report a 92% jump in people seeking food thanks to the Wuhan Virus.   On a lighter note, Egypt reports a spike in ISIS attacks in the northern Sinai.  We say, “Crucify them!”
  72. 2021 Friday: TOP STORY OF THE DAY– An apparent member of the Nation of Islam- 25-year-old Noah Green- accelerated his vehicle into a barricade manned by Capitol Hill law enforcement on the U.S. Senate side of Constitution Avenue.  One officer- William Evans- died in the event as did the suspect when he leapt from his smoking car with a machete and was shot dead for his troubles.  It’s sad for the Left as we are sure they would have taken great delight in identifying the dead perp as a member of the Trump inner circle when in reality, it was one of the Left’s countless tool. The self-proclaimed ‘follower of Farrakhan’ has had his Facebook page ripped down from the Internet within 30 minutes.  Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, says it would be great if Joe Biden called for unity when (or if) he addresses this tragic event.  Still, we expect whatever portion of Fort Pelosi was removed last week will be redoubled this week with more calls for a U.S. infantry and armor division patrolling the Capital city of the United States.
  73. 2021 Friday A: JOE BIDEN NEWS– A mentally challenged Joe Biden held his first Cabinet meeting today and instead of celebrating the qualifications of its members as President Donald J. Trump did, he celebrates the diversity of its members. “It’s look like America,” crowed the president but can they do the job, Joe?  That is what we want to know.  Meanwhile, in a recent interview, Hunter Biden- the drug-addled family money-launderer says that the ‘controversial laptop could very well be his, he just doesn’t remember.’  Wow.  Next, Joe Biden (or the voice in his ear) asked his Education secretary if he has the legal right to forgive ALL federal student loan debt.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden says he’s going to hold indirect talks with Iran.  That ought to be good.  Finally, he has been in talks with the Ukraine- shaking them down again, there, Joe?
  74. 2021 Friday B: JOE BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE– Shocking videos showing cartel human traffickers tossing children under the age of 5 over the 14-foot-high border wall continue to emerge and still, the Biden administration will do nothing to prohibit the ongoing illegal alien invasion.  Even more distressing, illegal border crossings have risen to a 15-year-high and yet old Joe Biden sits in the basement playing pocket pool.  Yikes.   Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, says that ‘Joe Biden could solve the border crisis by denying entry to all adult illegal aliens.’  Amen.  Even more shocking is that ONLY 33-percent of U.S. Hispanics believe that what Joe Biden is doing along the border is the ‘right thing.’  Next, Houston, Texas, the Drug Enforcement Agency reports a massive spike in fentanyl trafficking what with wide open borders.
  75. 2021 Friday C: SECOND AMENDMENT/GUN NEWS– 2nd Amendment rights activists are calling for the prosecution of Hunter Biden over HIS lying on an FBI background gun check.  He said he did NOT use drugs on the form and folks, which is a felony.  What does it take to send this loser to prison?  Elsewhere, always belligerent Hillary Rodham Clinton says that the United States has a ‘gun worshipping problem.’
  76. 2021 Friday D: COVID-19 NEWS– As the White House continues seeking ways by which it can force vaccine passports onto the American people but NOT to force them being shown when one votes, propaganda continues to rise.  Oh, we need mandatory proof of one’s China Virus vaccination so one can participate in normal life but when it comes to protesting and voting, no proof of vaccination or even face masks is important.  A load of festering fecal matter, folks.  Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, signed an executive order today prohibiting any type of COVID-19 vaccination documentation.   Meanwhile, feeble old Joe Biden wants to vaccinate every frigging illegal alien as they pour into the country sans any kind of charge, yet another give-away for which, the American taxpayer will have to pay.  
  77. 2021 Friday E: FOREIGN NEWS/OVERSEAS NEWS– A major rail catastrophe occurred in the Republic of China today- the free and independent Taiwan- when a speeding passenger train exiting a tunnel plowed into a truck that was somehow on the tracks and came off the tracks.  At least 50 people died in the accident with hundreds more injured.  Next, the U.S., Japan, and South Korea commence talks on North Korea.   Moving on, Russia hammers Twitter with a major fine for failing to remove tweets calling for Russian opposition protests.
  78. 2021 Friday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– North Dakota declares a statewide emergency as raging wildfires threaten hundreds of homes thus forcing mass evacuations.   Next, the NYPD now allows the smoking of marijuana in public.   Moving on, today is Day 5 of the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.   Elsewhere, seven Texas police officers have been fired in the death of a black jail inmate.  Finally, the U.S. Army is investigating the theft of a National Guardsman’s rifle in Washington, D.C.
  79. 2021 Friday G: ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS NEWS– the U.S. reportedly has added 916,000 new jobs and has brought unemployment down to 6-percent.  Still, millions of Americans remain on unemployment assistance due to the Chi-Vi but it’s a sign that things may be improving.   Meanwhile, Tesla reports that its 1st quarter production and delivery numbers far surpassed expectations.  Elsewhere, with the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to Washington, D.C., the U.S., and Japan hope to solve a supply chain problem with the manufacturing of microchips.  Soon, two factories will be up and running in the American Southwest.
  80. 2021 Friday H: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey slams the Biden administration for the COVID-19 Porkulus Relief Bill that prohibits any state receiving ‘relief monies’ to offer its citizens tax cuts.  AG Morrissey calls this condition, “Unconstitutional.”  Meanwhile, actress Rose McGowan found herself suspended from Twitter after mocking the easily mockable ‘women’s empowerment summit’ held by former President Bill “Corndog” Clinton and “Kooky Kamala” “Sleep-Her-Way-to-the-Top” Harris.  Mocking this sham ‘summit’ as well as mentioning “Corndog” Clinton’s close ties to Jeffrey Epstein got her banned.  Elsewhere, security experts say that ‘Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure slush fund does nothing to combat cybersecurity threats faced by the United States.’  Thanks, Joe.
  81. 2021 Friday I: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– We knew it was inevitable, Major-League Baseball has stripped BOTH this year’s All-Star Game in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as the MLB draft because of the new voting law.  What a bunch of losers, NO more baseball for us.  Elsewhere, unrepentant communist Angela Davis tells a bunch of prep school students to dismantle capitalism, the system that has made her somewhat wealthy.  Next, Notre Dame’s rector says it will require 15-to-20 years to fully restore the fire-ravaged cathedral.
  82. 2021 Friday J: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 129,761,772 confirmed cases, +729,489, 2,830,055  confirmed deaths, +11,814, and 73,546,720 confirmed recoveries, +348,535.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,731,414 confirmed cases, up 117,822 same as yesterday’s reporting, 558,213 confirmed deaths, UP 1,726, and 118,601,727 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[ix] 
  83. 2021 Friday K: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 231,003 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another one-to-two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  FROZEN FIGURES TODAY…
  84. 2021 Friday L: 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: 3,671,557 confirmed cases, 59,370 confirmed deaths (less than yesterday’s), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,064,517 confirmed cases, 33,493 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 29,888 confirmed cases, 460 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 368,049 confirmed cases, 5,316 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Massachusetts, the home of Boston Cream Pie (the one with pineapple and cherries): currently, they have 638,339 confirmed cases, 17,217 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Here’s one- Governor Phil Scott, RINO-VT, is trying to make the left happy by setting up vaccine distribution based solely on RACE.
  85. : FOREIGN OVERSEAS COVID-19 NUMBERS– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 833,456 confirmed cases, 6,220 confirmed deaths, and 820,703 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Lebanon, home of the world’s largest nonnuclear explosion: 471,962 cases of the virus, 9,286 confirmed deaths and 373,833 confirmed recoveries.[x]  You know, it’s been a while, is anyone curious as to what the figures are in COMMUNIST CHINA, the home of this diabolical, election-stealing viral s**t: the Chi-Coms claim to have 90,217 confirmed cases, same number of deaths for months now, 4,636, and 85,394 confirmed recoveries.  This is frigging embarrassing people.  Screw them.
  86. 2021 Friday N: LIMITED ECONOMIC NEWS DUE TO GOOD FRIDAY– Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.56 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.29.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.   In Brunei dollars, one greenback equals 1.35.  In Bulgarian Lev, one U.S. dollar equals 1.66 of theirs.[xi]  Ether rises as rally in cryptocurrencies continues unabated.
  87. 2021 Friday O: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.908 per gallon, $2.855 in Florida, $3.696 in Hawaii, and $3.332 in Washington state.  Let’s look at one other state: Alaska- $3.125.[xii]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,124,503,272,831, something that continues growing by leaps and bounds like syphilis running amok in a camp of homeless drug-addicted leftists.  Sad, incredibly sad, which is why we must resist every goal, every push by the left to subjugate our country to their perverse brand of liberal despotism.
  88. 2021 Friday P: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS IV– A new report suggests that Twitter and Facebook employees donated exclusively to Democrats.  No surprise here, everyone knows this.  Next, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken seeks Israel’s ‘mutual treatment of Palestinians.’  In Israel, Israeli Arabs live a life far better than the ones lived by their counterparts in the Gaza Strip.  Go figure.
  89. 2021 Friday Q: MEGA-MILLIONS– stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1647 with a $168 million jackpot on the line awaiting some lucky guy or gal to reel it in…here are the numbers: 10, 42, 48, 53, 62, and Mega 19.  Out of 80,495 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR plus the Mega for a prize of $5,400 apiece.
  90. 2022 Saturday: Let’s see if there’s news today or there’s not.  We shall see…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0788 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Purple Place.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album that came out is technically a Richard Manuel album although credited in some locations as a joint effort between Rick Danko and Richard Manuel.  “Whispering Pines: Live at the Getaway” came out on May 22, 2002, and featured Manuel (pianos, vocals), Danko (bass, fiddle, guitars vocals), Jim Weider (guitars, bass), and a harmonica player.  One finds 18 glorious tunes here, many from the Band but others from elsewhere.  We certainly hope that everyone who enjoys both the Band and its individual components to seek this one out, give it a good listen, and to pick it up.  We think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We hope to share the music of Leon Russell, an extremely talented singer-songwriter-musician one day.  Please, stay tuned.

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

[iii] We promoted the music of the 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.

[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] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029.

[vi] Our main reference for the epic battle at Dien Bien Phu is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, 2004, Da Capo Press.  Please seek this amazing historical work out for a concise look at the battle that ended French control of French Indochina and the birth of Vietnam.

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

[viii] The AICPENDBLOG.COM believes that Sundar Pichai and his entire family should be deported back to Punjabistan or wherever the f**k they came.

[ix] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[x] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

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

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

91. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 01, 2022, UPDATE A

Former U.S. prosecutor Brett Tolman is correct when he says that IF Hunter Biden were anyone else the POS would have been prosecuted already and most likely serving time in the slammer

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91. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 01, 2022, UPDATE A:

Former U.S. prosecutor Brett Tolman is correct when he says that IF Hunter Biden were anyone else the POS would have been prosecuted already and most likely serving time in the slammer

  1. 2022 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 489,496,951 confirmed cases, +1,419,286, 6,169,763 confirmed deaths, +3,798 and 424,289,174 confirmed recoveries, +1,367,089. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 81,787,041 confirmed cases, UP 22,130 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,007,397 confirmed deaths, UP 388,[i] and 65,297,807 confirmed recoveries, UP to 176,787.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]
  2. 2022 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 558,104 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 194,189 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FOURTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 436 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  3. 2022 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: 9,102,677 confirmed cases, 89,052 confirmed deaths, and 8,761,513 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,893,878 confirmed cases, 73,244 confirmed deaths, and 5,820,634 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 240,778 confirmed cases, 1,379 confirmed deaths, and 239,399 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,454,722 confirmed cases, 12,478 confirmed deaths, and 1,442,244 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Kansas: they have 770,082 confirmed cases, 8,294 confirmed deaths, and 756,704 confirmed recoveries.[iii]   
  4. 2022 Friday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 3,926,819 confirmed cases, 10,496 confirmed deaths, and 3,782,095 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Antigua and Barbuda, 199th place on the list: 7,491 cases of the virus, 135 confirmed death and 7,347 confirmed recoveries.[iv]                        
  5. 2022 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,818.27, UP 139.92 points (+0.40%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,261.50 UP 40.98 points (+0.29%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,545.86, UP 15.45 points (+0.34%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $99.42 per barrel, -0.86 (-0.86%).  The price of GOLD is $1,928.50 per troy oz., -25.50 (-1.31%) while the price of SILVER is $24.76 per troy ounce, -0.38 (-1.50%).  The price of PLATINUM is $990.10 per troy oz, -5.70 (-0.57%) while the price of COPPER is $4.71 per pound, -0.05 (-0.96%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,276.50 per troy oz., +14.92 (+0.66%). The price of RHODIUM is $19,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,300,000.00 per CNY/T, -10,000.00 (-0.76%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,441.00 per USD/T, -50.00 (-1.43%). The price of ZINC is $4,343.00 per USD/T., +169.50 (+4.06%).   The price of COCOA is $2,599.00 per USD/T, -51.00 (-1.92%).  The price of COFFEE is $228.25 per USD/T, +1.85 (+0.82%).  The price of LUMBER is $955.10 USD 1,000 board feet -10.20 (-1.06%).[vi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.36 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.90 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 19.84, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 83.25 of theirs.    In Czech Koruna, one greenback equals 22.02 and in Danish Krone, a buck equals 6.73 and in Djiboutian Franc, one dollar equals 177.50 of theirs.[vii]       
  6. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.882 per gallon, $4.193 in Florida, $5.209 in Hawaii, and $4.721 in Washington state.[viii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: U.S. Virgin Islands- $3.469.  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 4th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Syria: $1.195 per U.S. Gallon.[ix] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,356,521,770,081 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[x]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Cayman Islands the next largest holder of U.S. debt is India.  This nation holds $216,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  7. 2022 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Ukraine says it’s foiled a Russian missile attack near Odesa.  Next, fears of the war in neighboring Ukraine have young Russian draft-age males fearful of answering President Vladimir Putin’s call for an additional 134,000 conscripts.   Counterintelligence on Vladimir Putin suggests he’s fearful of cancer and that a coterie of medical professionals and specialists follows him wherever he goes.  Uh, okay.  Sounds like manufactured gossip used to belittle foreign leaders such as Kim Jong Un toting his own crapper around so no one can analyze his fecal matter, Adolf Hitler doing the jig at the capitulation of France in 1940, or Saddam Hussein being a closet homo.  Pay no attention.
  8. 2022 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– Fighting continues in Ukraine as Ukrainian forces recapture 29 towns and villages from the ‘New Red Army’ forces holding them.  Putin’s troops are falling back, demoralized, discouraged, and downright damned as the ground begins to thaw, supplies and reinforcements practically nonexistent, and a growing desire to return home emerges.  Aid convoys trying to reach Ukrainians cut off by the war are finding themselves stopped by starving Russian soldiers who then make off with the supplies.[xi]   Meanwhile, as Russian attacks continue on the port city of Mariupol, the Turkish navy says it will sail across the Black Sea to the beleaguered urban center and will evacuate civilian refugees seeking to escape the cauldron.
  9. 2022 Friday H: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis III– Kyiv is urging its fellow European nations to seal off their borders to Russians and Belarussians.  Meanwhile, an ex-prosecutor at the United Nations (where is the United Nations, by the way?) says that international arrest warrants must be issued for Vladimir Putin.  We are curious as to why other scumbags such as George Soros have not been scooped up by Interpol and sent to the gulags.  How is it these international criminals are able to run around Scott-free.
  10. 2022 Friday I: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Congressman Brian Babin, R-TX 36th congressional district, says that the ‘floodgates along the southern border are about to open’ referring to the end of Title 42 which will end on May 23.  Already, we know that a massive caravan is beginning to move north from Mexico’s southern border bound for the U.S.  Time to start napalming the hell out of them, send them scurrying back to their dens.  Okay, the vice-president, “Kooky Kamala” Harris, our so-called ‘border czar’ has been in charge of the border disaster for 364 days now.  She has not shown up to do her job in 278 days.  Makes one sick, eh?  Ah, well, the cost of caring for Joe Biden’s and Kamala Harris’ illegal aliens since January 01, 2022, is in our estimation, $578,827,573.  Since the undynamic duo took charge on January 20, 2021, the cost of caring for their illegal aliens is $42,331,465,335.  Since the beginning of the year, 933,045 illegal aliens have come in contact or gotten away with/from Border Patrol authorities while the conservative low, low, low estimate of illegal aliens living in the country is 45,308,307.  We believe the number is treble to quadruple that.  DEPORT ALL OF THEM INCLUDING THE OLD PEOPLE AND THE BRATS.  NO ANCHOR BABIES, NO DREAMERS, NONE OF THEM.  Come the RIGHT way, illegal aliens, please.  (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  11. 2022 Friday J: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Pope Francis apologizes to indigenous Canadians, i.e., ‘First Peoples,’ for the damage inflicted on them by the Catholic Church in association with the Canadian government.  For more than 150 years, Canada’s Native Americans- especially their youth- suffered at the hands of Catholic school headmasters who stripped them of everything connected to their cultures.   Pope Francis also took time to blast Russia over its ‘savage’ and ‘infantile’ war in Ukraine.
  12. 2022 Friday K: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Apparently, the United Kingdom has seen a spike in new cases of COVID-19, five million or more in the past 7-10 days.  While we doubt this number is as high as it is, coupled with China’s report of a major spike in COVID-19 cases means that over the next 6-7 months- by Election Day- the Dems will have enough ammunition in their arsenal with which to alter how Americans vote once again.  Beware.
  13. 2022 Friday L: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $51.57 (2) AstraZeneca: $66.81 (3) Novavax: $74.32 (4) Merck & Company: $83.52 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $178.22  (6) BioNTech: $178.78 (7) Moderna: $176.59.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Pfizer: $52.78 (2) AstraZeneca: $65.13 (3) Novavax: $74.13 (4) Merck & Company: $81.34 (5) BioNTech: $161.10 (6) Johnson & Johnson: $176.92 (7) Moderna: $165.92.
  14. 2022 Friday M: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $100.17 (2) Boeing: $190.70 (3) General Dynamics: $242.54 (4) Lockheed Martin: $445.98 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $454.47.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Raytheon: $102.43 (2) Boeing: $188.95 (3) General Dynamics: $244.36 (4) Lockheed Martin: $453.66 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $458.18.
  15. 2022 Friday N: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.66 (2) DuPont: $74.75 (3) 3M: $149.68 (4) Honeywell: $196.03  (5) Teijen: $1,365.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Ansell Ltd.: $24.84 (2) DuPont: $77.09 (3) 3M: $150.46 (4) Honeywell: $197.79  (5) Teijen: $1,403.00.
  16. 2022 Friday O: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $24.11 (2) Beyond Meat: $49.30  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $65.61.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $29.28 (2) Beyond Meat: $48.63  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $62.82.
  17. 2022 Friday P: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Walmart: $151.00 (2) Lowe’s: $202.40 (3) Home Depot: $301.89 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $575.57 (5) Amazon: $3,271.20.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Wal-Mart: $143.45 (2) Lowe’s: $212.92 (3) Home Depot: $310.68 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $555.71 (5) Amazon: $3,295.47.
  18. 2022 Friday Q: Business News– The Hong Kong Stock Exchange suspended trading in more than 30 Chinese property companies.  Elsewhere, Amazon workers in two states vote to unionize.  Meanwhile, a new report says that despite Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the European Union continues receiving its supplies of natural gas from the Russkies.
  19. 2022 Friday R: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– Ex-U.S. attorney from Utah Brett Tolman says that ‘IF Hunter Biden were anyone else, he would have undergone indictment before the 2020 Presidential Election.’  Next, Congressman Scott L. Fitzgerald, R-WI 5th congressional district, says that the ‘Biden regime is inventing ways to blame others for rising gasoline prices rather than putting the blame where it belongs: on Joe Biden.’  Meanwhile, Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W. VA, says that Joe Biden has ‘done a terrible job on the border’ and that ‘chaos is coming soon.’
  20. 2022 Friday S: Joe Biden Regime News I– White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki has become the first major player in the crumbling Biden regime to announce her imminent departure so she can take a job at MSNBC.  We expect more higher staffers to begin an exodus as everyone sees that Joe Biden is senile as hell and that Kamala Harris, well, Kamala’s being ‘Kamala’ which ain’t good.   Karma has a way of biting scumbags on the ass and believe you me these people stole the 2020 Presidential Election and now are paying the price for doing so.
  21. 2022 Friday T: Joe Biden Regime News II– Due to rising nuclear tensions with Russia, the U.S. government cancels an ICBM missile test.   Meanwhile, U.S. investigators have discovered ample evidence that Russian oligarchs are trying to skirt the sanctions the Biden regime and the West have slapped atop them.  Next, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg announced new fuel economy standards meaning, “The American people are going to continue being f**ked by this administration.’
  22. 2022 Friday U: Joe Biden Regime News III– A new report says that Joe Biden’s new Title IX ruling will provide protections to trannys, chicks who think they’re men and men who think they’re chicks (i.e., chicks with dicks, aka ‘exotics’).  Don’t we have more important things with which to concern ourselves than with mentally ill folks?  Next, every now and then, Vice President “Kooky Kamala” Harris is able to say something coherent and one such rare incident occurred today: she says the ‘Biden-Harris regime is NOT interested in regime change in Russia.’  Uh, okay.
  23. 2022 Friday V: Political News I– A new poll says that 76-percent of the American people disapprove of the job the U.S. Congress is doing.   Next, a growing group of Republican senators are warning the Biden regime of the consequences of ending Title 42 on the southern border.   Next, Congressman Ronny Jackson, R-TX 13th congressional district, has authored a new bill with which to save the 2nd Amendment from being torn asunder by gun-grabbing Democrats.  Meanwhile, former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin is joining a list of 39-40 others hoping to succeed recently deceased Congressman Don Young, R-AK.  Many believe she is a hands-down favorite to win the seat.
  24. 2022 Friday W: Political News II– Congressman Filemon Vela, D-TX 34th congressional district, becomes yet another Democrat to throw in the towel ahead of November as he announces his immediate resignation to take a job with a lobbying firm.  Meanwhile, always seeking new sources of donors, the House of Representatives’ Democrats passed a bill with which to decriminalize marijuana in the U.S. and which would also expunge some pot-related criminal records.  Oh, goodie.  Just what we need.
  25. 2022 Friday X: Political News III– A new Emerson poll says that two Republicans battling one another for the Keystone State’s soon-to-be-vacated U.S. Senate seat- Dr. Mehmet Oz and Mitch McConnell stooge, David McCormick- are in a dead heat.  Everyone else is off in the distance.  This has become the most expensive U.S. Senate seat in history.
  26. 2022 Friday Y: Miscellaneous News I– The United States Navy has announced that it’s going to name one of their new oilers after U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.   Next, a new Wall Street Journal poll says that a plurality of Americans support a ban on ALL abortions after 15 weeks.  Meanwhile, Russia announces its ban on YouTube will begin on April 05. Finally, actor Will Smith has resigned from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences following all the hubbub over him slapping the 94th Oscars host Chris Rock this past Sunday night in Tinsel Town.   The Academy is reviewing this incident and will hold a disciplinary hearing for the feisty actor on the 18th of this month.
  27. 2022 Friday Z: Nasa-Space-and-UFO News–  The Artemis program at NASA is preparing for a dress rehearsal for its upcoming return to the moon what with a test of the rockets destined to return astronauts to the moon in 2025.  Meanwhile, SpaceX is preparing to send the first private crew to the International Space Station.
  28. 2022 Friday AA: Florida State News– “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis supports stripping Disney of its special privileges due to its opposition to the “common sense” Parental Rights in Education law, a law that prohibits educators from indoctrinating kids K-to-Grade 3 into the LGBTQIA++ lifestyle.  We think educators should not begin discussing sexual topics until at least sixth grade and any mention of the fruit lifestyle should be forbidden until junior year in high school.
  29. 2022 Friday BB: Sports News I– Tomorrow, black-listed NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is set to throw for NFL scouts in Michigan at the behest of former NFL coach and current coach of the Michigan Wolverines, Jim Harbaugh.  Could Kaepernick be set to return to a league he equates with being the modern-day incarnation of SLAVERY?  He wants them big bucks, being a high-paid wage slave ain’t so bad when the opposite of being a normal guy is not half so exciting.
  30. 2022 Friday CC: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1751 what with a $70 million jackpot on the line: 26, 42, 47, 48, 63, and Mega 21.  Out of 49,405 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winners were 40 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $378 apiece.

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

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

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

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

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

[xi] While we hate to say this, in the ‘New Axis’ of China, Russia, Syria, Iran, Cuba, Venezuela, and North Korea, Russia is beginning to resemble the ‘Fascist Italian partner’ in the old Axis, the one that consisted of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, Imperial Japan, Hungary, Rumania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Thailand, and silent partner Fascist Spain.  Will China be pulled into the debacle like the Nazis were to rescue their crumbling allies or will they remain aloof?  The question remains for us to see.

84. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2022

2021 Thursday D: COVID-19 CHI-VI- Scientists are studying four different possible origins for the Wuhan Virus Pandemic encircling the globe for about the fourth time now. The Chi-Coms swear ‘nothing to see here’ and that ‘the U.S. Army snuck it into our country.’ Oh, please, you guys are communists, you are a bunch of lying f**ks.

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84. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2022:

Maryland Day (Maryland)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Sutherland; U.S. Attorney General Edward Bates; U.S. Secretary of Defense Thomas S. Gates, Jr.; the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.; Motown legend Aretha Franklin, “Yesterday and Today” by the Beatles, Buck Owens, the Byrds featuring Kevin Kelly, Elton John, Spooky Tooth featuring Mike Harrison, Tower of Power featuring Stephen “Doc” Kupka, and “Happy Together” by the Turtles:

  1. 31 Tuesday: According to calendar-maker Dionysius Exiguous, the people of the time celebrated the First Easter.
  2. 708 Wednesday: Constantine begins his reign as the 88th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide his Holy Church from today until April 09, 715.  
  3. 752 Tuesday: Stephen- the man who would have been the 92nd Roman Catholic pope had he not died before undergoing the ceremonies connected with being pope- died on this date.  He began his journey on March 22 but did not make it all the way.
  4. 1199 Thursday: Richard I, Lion Heart, King of England, suffers a wound from a crossbow while fighting in France; the wound would turn septic, and he would die on April 06.
  5. 1306 Thursday: Robert the Bruce was crowned King of Scots.
  6. 1634 Saturday: The first settlers found the Catholic colony of Maryland.
  7. 1669 Monday: Mount Etna erupts in Sicily, killing at least 20,000 people.
  8. 1776 Monday: The Continental Congress awarded the first Congressional Gold Medal to General George Washington, commander of the Continental Army.
  9. 1807 Wednesday: The British Parliament abolishes slave trade.   Meanwhile, the first railway passenger service begins in England on this date.
  10. 1813 Thursday: The frigate USS Essex flew the first U.S. flag in battle in the Pacific.
  11. 1821 Sunday: Greece gains independence from Turkey (National Day).
  12. 1851 Tuesday: White explorers see Yosemite Valley for the first time.
  13. 1857 Wednesday: Frederick Laggenheim took the first photo of a solar eclipse.
  14. 1862 Tuesday: In Stony Stratford, Great Britain, future 70th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Sutherland is born.  President Warren G. Harding would nominate his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice John Hessin Clarke’s seat, a Democrat. He would serve from September 05, 1922, to January 17, 1938.
  15. 1865 Saturday: During the Civil War, Confederate forces attacked Ford Stedman in Virginia, but counterattacking Union forces managed to repel the attack.   Elsewhere, the SS General Lyon at Cape Hatteras caught fire and sank, killing 400 people aboard her.  
  16. 1869 Thursday: In St. Louis, Missouri, the 23rd U.S. Attorney General of the United States died at age 75.  A member of numerous political parties, he served under President Abraham Lincoln from 03-05-1861 to 11-24-1864.
  17. 1894 Sunday: Jacob S. Coxey began leading an ‘army’ of unemployed from Massillon, Ohio, to Washington, D.C., to demand help from the federal government.
  18. 1895 Monday: Italian troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia) the first time around.  Things would not work out well this time.
  19. 1898 Friday: The Intercollegiate Trapshooting Association underwent formation in New York City.
  20. 1900 Sunday: The Socialist Party of the United States formed in Indianapolis, Indiana, on this date.
  21. 1901 Monday: In Nice, France, at the five-day “Week of Nice,” Daimler introduced the Mercedes.
  22. 1902 Tuesday: Irving W. Colburn patented the sheet glass drawing machine.
  23. 1905 Saturday: The United States returned captured Confederate battle flags from the Civil War to their owners in the South.
  24. 1911 Saturday: 146 people, mostly young female immigrants, died when fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. in New York.  Prosecutors in New York indicted the owners of the company on manslaughter charges because some of the employees suffered entrapment behind locked doors within the factory.
  25. 1915 Thursday: The U.S. Navy lost its first commissioned submarine as the USS F-4 sank off Hawaii, claiming the lives of all 21 crew members.
  26. 1931 Wednesday: Having been accused and then framed by white Southern cops for the rape of a white woman, the police arrest the ill-fated Scottsboro Boys in Alabama.  Elsewhere, in India, fifty people died in rioting with Gandhi being among those assaulted by the raging mobs.
  27. 1936 Wednesday: The Detroit Red Wings defeated the Montreal Maroons in the longest hockey game to date.  The game lasted 2 hours and 56 minutes.
  28. 1937 Thursday: Italy and Yugoslavia sign no-attack treaty (Pact of Belgrade).  Meanwhile, in the Spanish Civil War, Nationalist forces aided by their Fascist Italian allies continue investing the capital city of Madrid, which has become a tough nut to crack.  Republican forces, i.e., Soviet-backed communist forces aided by the International Brigades[i], may be having a tough go of it in other parts of the country but continue to fight with determined resolve.  Commander Francisco Franco of the Nationalists is beginning to see he may need a new strategy.
  29. 1940 Monday: The U.S. agreed to give Britain and France access to all American warplanes.  Meanwhile, the British government forbids its captured soldiers from participating in radio broadcasts for the Nazis.  British civilians listen to the radio to get the news and when they pick up the voices of their loved ones on German radio, it creates a problem with morale.
  30. 1941 Tuesday: In Dillon, South Carolina, founders incorporate the first paprika mill.   Meanwhile, in Vienna, representatives of the Yugoslav government sign the Tripartite Act making them de facto allies of the Third Reich and the rest of the Axis.  Germany agrees in turn to respect Yugoslav sovereignty and will not demand movement of its troops through their country either to the south or to the east.  The Yugoslav people aren’t happy about what their government has done.
  31. 1942 Wednesday: Seven-hundred Jews of Polish Lvov-district reach Belzec Concentration Camp.  Meanwhile, U.S. Naval forces arrive in England to help protect Scapa Flow while British naval assets leave for the invasion of Madagascar.  The Royal Navy- the mightiest in the world- has suffered heavy losses in the Indian and Pacific Oceans fighting the Imperial Japanese.  Elsewhere, in Memphis, Tennessee, future Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is born.
  32. 1943 Thursday: Kevin Kelly, future drummer with the Rising Sons, the Byrds[ii], and Fever Tree was born in California.  Elsewhere, the fight in North Africa is close to an end with the Afrika Korps remnants abandoning the Mareth Line as British armored units continue making big gains.
  33. 1944 Saturday: On the Eastern Front, the Germans continue having a tough time with superior Red Army forces in the Ukraine.  With First Panzer Army- commanded by Generaloberst Hans Valentin-Hube- encircled along the Dniester River, Field Marshal Erich Von Manstein flew to meet with Hitler at the Berchtesgaden where the Nazi leader was vacationing.  Manstein begged his Fuhrer for permission to permit the encircled tankers to break out.  At first permission was denied but by the end of the day, Hitler authorized the breakout and also authorized the release of four divisions- two infantry and two SS panzer divisions to aid in helping their comrades break out and flee to the west.
  34. 1945 Sunday: The U.S.  First Army begins operations to break out from the bridgehead near Remagen, Germany.  On the crumbling Eastern Front, the Soviets have pushed to the Danube River pushing German and remaining Hungarian troops back.  Many Hungarians are already switching sides although they fail to see that the Soviets will be far worse masters than were their German allies.   To the west, U.S. 8th Air Force bombers are devastating industrial centers in and around Hamburg, Germany.
  35. 1946 Monday: Future member of the East Bay funk-rock-soul-jazz band, Tower of Power[iii]–Stephen “Doc” Kupka (baritone saxophone/backing vocals/oboe)—is born in Berkeley, California, on this date.
  36. 1947 Tuesday: A coalmine explosion in Centralia, Illinois, claimed 111 lives.  Elsewhere, Elton John[iv], also known as Reginald Kenneth Dwight, singer ‘Rocket Man’ and ‘Candle in the Wind’ was born in Pinner, England on this date.  Finally, John D. Rockefeller III presented a check to the United Nations for $8.5 million so the organization could purchase land for the site of the U.N. center in New York City.
  37. 1954 Thursday: RCA announced it had begun producing color television sets at its plant in Bloomington, Indiana.  The sets, with 12.5-inch picture tubes, cost $1,000 each—roughly $8,700 in today’s dollars.   Elsewhere, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues with the People’s Army continuing to build up its forces for the next major assaults while among the French Union forces, there is renewed hope what with Lt. Colonel Pierre “Gars Pierre” Langlais in charge of the tactical situation and Colonel Christian de Castries in charge of the strategic situation.  The paratroopers are determined to get the battle back on their plan rather than the enemies and the next steps will be to head out into the scrub and eliminate the Viet Minh AA batteries as well as to drive the small PA units making the main airfield unusable except at certain times.  
  38. 1955 Friday: East Germany was granted full sovereignty by its occupying power, the U.S.S.R.  Of course, East Germany would remain a puppet state until the fall of the Soviet Union.   The former Nazis would become ‘good communists’ now.
  39. 1957 Monday: The Treaty of Rome establishes the European Economic Community.
  40. 1960 Friday: A guided missile launched from a nuclear-powered submarine for the first time.
  41. 1965 Thursday: The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. led 25,000 marchers to the state capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, to protest the denial of voting rights to blacks.  Later that day, civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo, a white Detroit homemaker, was shot and killed by Ku Klux Klansmen.  
  42. 1966 Friday: The Beatles[v] pose with mutilated dolls and butchered meat for the cover of the “Yesterday and Today” album; soon after release, the record company pulls it due to public outrage.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court rules the poll tax to be ‘unconstitutional’ in its landmark ruling, Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections,
  43. 1967 Saturday: The Turtles’[vi] “Happy Together” goes #1.   This tune will forever cement them in the annals of rock-and-roll history.
  44. 1969 Tuesday: Pakistani General Agha Mohammed Jagja Khan succeeds Ayub Chan as president.
  45. 1970 Wednesday: The Concorde makes its first supersonic flight at 700 mph.
  46. 1971 Thursday: In the NFL, Boston Patriots become the New England Patriots.
  47. 1972 Saturday: In Denver, Colorado, heavyweight slugger, Ron Lyle, scores a KO of opponent, George “Scrap Iron” Johnson, at the 0:31 second mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout.  Lyle’s pro record would go to 13-0 while the record of Johnson would go to 12-1.
  48. 1975 Tuesday: A nephew with a history of mental illness shot King Faisal of Saudi Arabia to death on this date.  In June of the same year in fulfillment of Islamic law., the nephew underwent beheading at the hands of an executioner.
  49. 1978 Saturday: In Paradise, Nevada, at Caesar’s Palace, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, scores a 12-round unanimous decision over Earnie Shavers.  This put Shavers’ record to 54-7-1 while that of Holmes went to 27-0.
  50. 1982 Thursday: Wayne Gretzky becomes the first NHL player to score 200 points in a season.
  51. 1983 Friday: Congress passed legislation to rescue the U.S. social security system from bankruptcy—and now in the present, thanks to Barack Hussein Obama and his Democrats from 2009-2017—the system is in far worse shape.  Elsewhere, the 7th U.S. Secretary of Defense Thomas S. Gates Jr. died at age 76 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from December 02 ,1959, to January 20, 1961.
  52. 1986 Tuesday: President Ronald Reagan ordered emergency aid for the Honduran army.  U.S. helicopters airlifted Honduran troops to the Nicaraguan border.
  53. 1988 Friday: Robin Givens demands full access to husband Mike Tyson’s money.  Elsewhere, Robert E. Chambers pled guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the death of 18-year-old Jennifer Levin.  People living in New York City know this case as the “preppie murder case.”
  54. 1990 Sunday: 87 people, most of them Honduran and Dominican immigrants, died when fire raced through an illegal social club in New York City.
  55. 1995 Saturday: Boxer Mike Tyson released from jail after serving 3 years for a sexual assault for which he may have been set up.
  56. 1998 Wednesday: The first person to use the doctor-assisted suicide law in Oregon—an unnamed cancer patient—did so on this date; talk about medical progress!
  57. 2001 Sunday: 73rd Academy Awards Oscar Ceremony, Steve Martin hosts, “Gladiator” wins Best Picture, Russell Crowe, and Julia Roberts win lead acting awards.
  58. 2004 Thursday: The Senate joined the House in passing the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, making it a separate offense to harm a fetus during a violent federal crime.
  59. 2006 Saturday: Famed country-and-western star, Buck Owens, passed away on this date in Bakersfield, California; he was 76-years-old.
  60. 2011 Friday: The Tibetan parliament will seek the Tibetan community’s opinion after the Tibetan government in-exile accepts the Dalai Lama’s resignation from politics.  Elsewhere, Iran’s government rejects an investigation into alleged human rights abuses called for by the United Nations Human Rights Council.
  61. 2012 Sunday: U.S. President Barack Obama begins a three-day visit to South Korea, as tensions rise over North Korea’s proposed missile tests.
  62. 2013 Monday: President of China, Xi Jinping addresses leaders in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, vowing to strengthen ties with Africa.   This is his first trip to the African continent and the Chinese leader looks to make deals from one end of the continent to the other so that it can scoop up resources at friendly prices.  Within seven years, the People’s Republic of China will control much of the region.
  63. 2014 Tuesday: U.S. Girl Scout Katie Francis breaks the record for selling cookies for the organization’s annual fundraiser, selling 18,107 boxes over a seven-week period.  Meanwhile, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announce their intention to divorce after 11 years of marriage; the announcement on Paltrow’s website was titled “Conscious Uncoupling.”
  64. 2015 Wednesday: German aviation investigators begin to uncover clues that the co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz, on a recent German air flight that crashed in the French Alps locked the pilot out of the cabin before putting the plane into a dive.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Army charges Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.  Sgt. Bergdahl was unhappy with his fellow squad mates and walked away from his post back in 2009.  The Taliban captured him and held him until President Barack Obama negotiated for his release.  In exchange for his 2014 release, the Obama administration gave up 5-6 top Taliban terrorists who made it back to the battlefield.  Good going there, Barack.
  65. 2016 Friday: Adherents of the so-called “religion of peace: Islam,” in this case, ISIS, carry out a suicide bombing at a football match at Iskandariya, Iraq, kills 32 people and wounds scores more.   However, things don’t go well for the ISIS B-team in Nigeria, Boko Haram.  Nigerian troops carry out a rescue and clearing operation in the troubled northeastern part of their country and in so doing, kill at least 22 jihadists, capture numerous others, and rescue 800 hostages.  Good for you guys!
  66. 2017 Saturday: Following Israeli airstrikes on Hezbollah targets inside Syria, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad does some chest-thumping today by threatening to make ‘his war’ a wider war with Israel and declares that he might begin firing some SCUD missiles at his Jewish foes.  Of course, the Israelis are not impressed about any threats emanating from Damascus and they let Assad and his generals know that if you fire ANYTHING at any of our cities or assets, we are going to clean your clocks.  Spoiler alert- the POS Syrian dictator doesn’t.
  67. 2018 Sunday: After things not going well between President Donald J. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the latter boards his armored train and heads to Beijing so he can powwow with Chinese dictator Xi Jinping.  Meanwhile, in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, a fire breaks out at a shopping mall that claims the lives of at least 64 and injures numerous others.  Elsewhere, famed blues-psychedelic-rock vocalist Mike Harrison of the British band, Spooky Tooth[vii], died in his hometown of Carlisle, Cumberland, England at age 72 on this date.
  68. 2019 Monday: Following the first rocket launch from the Gaza Strip since 2014 aimed at Tel Aviv, the Israelis launch airstrikes into the Palestinian-controlled S-hole area.  Meanwhile, in the so-called ‘Socialist paradise of Venezuela,’ ongoing power shortages cause workers and students to remain at home  And Sen. Bernie Sanders and AOC in the United States want the U.S. to become more like Venezuela and Cuba.  No flipping way, Jose!
  69. 2020 Wednesday: COVID-19 statistics continue rising (although Communist China claims they are going DOWN in their neck of the global woods) what with 470,973 confirmed cases worldwide with 21,276 deaths.  Meanwhile, the United States acknowledges 68,572 cases and 1,031 deaths as of this publishing time.  Meanwhile, Democrats continue trying to stuff all sorts of Marxist craziness into the Coronavirus Relief Bill President Trump wants sent to his desk for his signature ASAP.
  70. 2021 Thursday: JOE BIDEN’S FIRST PRESS CONFERENCE IN 65 DAYS- An extremely fatigued, slow-moving, mumbling, stumbling Joe Biden gave his first official press conference today.  He began mumbling through his pre-rehearsed lines, clearing his throat, looking furtively around the room, and spewing whatever the voice in his earpiece told him to spew.  This was extremely embarrassing for the American people and in the eyes of the world, deeply humiliating.  It is clear that Joe Biden is NOT his own man but a marionette on a string being danced about by someone else.   Within 3 minutes starting at 10:29 A.M. PDT he moved to questions by 10:32 with Zeke from the Associated Press getting the first shot.  Joe said, “I was elected to solve problems,” said Joe.   Regarding the border, Joe Biden says, “Nothing has changed, it happens every year, hundreds of thousands of illegals come here every year.”  He says it’s ‘NOT because he’s a good guy but it’s because this is the safest time not to die in the desert coming here.’  Wow, Joe.  Joe then blamed President Donald J. Trump for ‘dismantling the system, defunding HHS, limiting the number of beds available, and doing all sorts of other evil things that poor old Joe is now having to rebuild.’  (Note- Joe, just build the wall and f**king deport them all!).  Joe lied by saying he is sending back ‘thousands, tens of thousands of people who are over age 18 and single as well as vast majorities of families.’  He said that ‘they are not crossing our border.’   (Joe went about 62 minutes and answered questions from approximately 13-14 reporters.  Congrats, Joe, you didn’t topple over, and blood did not start flowing out of your eyes, ears, and nostrils).[viii] 
  71. 2021 Thursday A: LOGAN ACT VIOLATIONS- Information is beginning to arise showing that former U.S. Secretary of State (and current climate change czar) John F. Kerry committed numerous Logan Act violations by conducting shadow diplomacy behind the Trump administration’s back with all manner of noxious toadstools such as Iran, the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Venezuelans, and every other crap-hole country in the world.  Mr. Kerry should be doing time in Ft. Leavenworth for his crimes.
  72. 2021 Thursday B: POLITICAL NEWS I- a recent report shows that moderate Democrats outperformed their crazier left-wing Democrats in the 2020 Elections, yet the loony tunes liberal losers seem to retain control.   Next, Senator Bernie Sanders- breaking with the Biden administration- is demanding higher taxes than those proposed by Biden and his Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.  Communism is expensive to fund.  Next, Joe Biden is planning on spending another $10 billion to get more shots into arms and has announced that he is going to double his pledge of getting 100 million vaccines administered in his first 100 days to 200 million doses.   In other fascinating news, the U.S. Secret Service tried to CONCEAL from the eyes of the American people a gun purchase by Hunter Biden.  Need that money to fend off people trying to steal his crack cocaine.
  73. 2021 Thursday C: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- The Atlanta Police Department arrested a man walking around the city carrying a concealed rifle and handguns.  Another fellow with a sex addiction?  Speaking of firearms, a federal appeals court in Hawaii has ruled that Americans have no intrinsic rights to open or conceal carry firearms of any kind.  Uh, okay.  Elsewhere, the murdering (allegedly) POS Syrian refugee who shot up King Soopers Grocery Store in Boulder, Colorado, earlier in the week appeared in court for the first time.  The judge denied Mr. Ahmad Al-Aliwi Alissa bail pending a mental health evaluation.   The scumbag should not be getting bail of any sort.  Period.   Next, Joe Biden backs a Supreme Court ruling on recent ruling in which law enforcement confiscated some schmo’s guns.
  74. 2021 Thursday D: COVID-19 CHI-VI- Scientists are studying four different possible origins for the Wuhan Virus Pandemic encircling the globe for about the fourth time now.  The Chi-Coms swear ‘nothing to see here’ and that ‘the U.S. Army snuck it into our country.’  Oh, please, you guys are communists, you are a bunch of lying f**ks.  Meanwhile, AstraZeneca continues to swear that despite all the claims to the contrary and controversy surrounding their vaccine for the China Virus, it’s still 76-percent effective.   Elsewhere, Empire State Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo finds himself in yet another crossfire, this time over him, his family, and sycophants receiving COVID-19 tests when very few tests were available to John and Jane Q. Public, the “Killer Governor” went behind the scenes and did what he needed to do for him, his family, and his hangers-on.  This is yet another impeachable offense facing the so-called “Lov Gov.”  Finally, the Biden administration is going to partner with dialysis clinics so the vaccines can be distributed to more people on a faster basis.
  75. 2021 Thursday E: POLITICAL NEWS II- When asked about him supporting elimination of the filibuster,[ix] Joe Biden hemmed and hawed about that.  Next, some ignorant reporter was asking Joe Biden if he were going to run again, if “Kooky Kamala” would be his running mate, and if he thought he would be running against President Donald J. Trump in 2024.  Even for us, this is incredibly stupid, and we would never ask anything about 2022, much less 2024.  Most people believe Joe is not going to be in office for a year, much less four, so why ask the old bugger if he will be seeking a second term, whether Ms. Sleep-her-way-to-the-Top will be his running mate, and whether the guy from whom he stole the election will be running  to win it back- a third time.  WTF?  This question, however, caused Joe Biden to begin mumbling and whispering.   
  76. 2021 Thursday F: POLITICAL NEWS III- Scandal-ridden former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is considering a run to replace retiring Senator Roy Blunt.  The Republican former governor was involved in a steamy sex scandal and most people in the state are praying that someone better will step up and replace Senator Blunt.  We shall see.  Next, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says, ‘H.R. 1 is the single most dangerous bill in Congress today.’  Note- Georgia just passed some hardcore voting restriction laws designed to thwart H.R. 1.  Meanwhile, former CBP boss Tom Homan says that ‘the appointment of “Kooky Kamala” to be the new ‘Border Czar’ has to be the absolute worst person for the job.’  NO one respects “Kooky” because (1) she is unlikable, (2) unqualified, and (3) as untalented as they come.  She will make things far worse than they already are.   Next, according to Facebook’s oversight board, the permanent ban of President Donald J. Trump might not be so permanent (they are afraid that he is developing a superior social media product and want to cut him some slack so perhaps he will be lulled into complacency and won’t follow through).  Finally, we learn that Google received its ‘monopoly’ following their aid to President Barack Hussein Obama’s successful re-election bid.  No wonder the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day at Google Blogger soon found itself behind Google’s blockade.
  77. 2021 Thursday G: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II- A rare Vincent Van Gogh painting of Paris is going up for auction.   Meanwhile, the Olympic Torch Relay kicks off under the cloud of the Chinese Virus.  Elsewhere, first time jobless claims last week fell to 684,000 new ones which is the best number since the start of the pandemic. Another 242,00 filed for special pandemic relief last week.  In total, 4.1 million workers remain on unemployment benefits.   Meanwhile, HHS is going to partner with the Pentagon to take two Texas military bases, Fort Bliss and Lackland Air Force Base so they can send illegal alien brats there to stay.   The Biden administration is struggling to find holding pens for all the illegals which is why partnering with private prisons across the U.S. would be a great way to house people who are already going to end up being imprisoned a taste of what’s to come.  Viva El Norte!
  78. 2021 Thursday H: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 124,683,860 confirmed cases, +579,564, 2,742,357  confirmed deaths, +9,863, and 70,731,503 confirmed recoveries, +338,716.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,223,587 confirmed cases, up 61,840 from yesterday’s reporting, 550,726 confirmed deaths, UP 1,315, and 117,401,619 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them. 
  79. 2021 Thursday I: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 222,259 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  80. 2021 Thursday J: 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: 3,648,021 confirmed cases (same as yesterday’s count), 57,909 confirmed deaths (same as yesterday’s), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,950 confirmed cases, 454 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 359,290 confirmed cases, 5,249 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the second highest state after California- Texas: currently, they have 2,762,648 confirmed cases, 47,701 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 829,689 confirmed cases, 6,122 confirmed deaths, and 808,869 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Switzerland, home of (allegedly) lots of Nazi loot: 588,118 cases of the virus, 10,247 confirmed deaths and 317,600 confirmed recoveries.  
  81. 2021 Thursday K:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,619.48, UP 199.42 points (+0.62%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,977.68, UP 15.79 points (+0.12%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,909.52, UP 20.38 points (+0.52%).  The price of GOLD is $1,726.70 per troy oz., +1.60 (+0.09%) while the price of SILVER is $25.19 per troy ounce, +0.14 (+0.57%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,153.80 per troy oz, -0.40 (-0.03%) while the price of COPPER is $3.99 per pound, +0.02 (+0.41%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,626.00 per troy oz, -14.50 (-0.55%).[xi] The price of RHODIUM is $29,100.00 per troy oz., -700.00 (-2.35%).[xii]  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $58.54 per barrel, -0.02 (-0.03%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.55 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.68.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000019.   In Belarusian Rubles, one greenback equals 2.63.[xiii]  
  82. 2021 Thursday L: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.885 per gallon, $3.630 in Hawaii, and $3.323 in Washington state.[xiv]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,093,608,650,950 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven running amok. 
  83. 2021 Thursday M: POLITICAL NEWS IV- South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds, Republican, said he’d like to see the Biden administration begin grabbing legally-owned firearms from the American people.  Next, Joe Biden defends his crappy border stance, saying that all kids who make it across will not be returned home, that the American people will take care of them.  He also blames President Donald J. Trump for the BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE for which he and his administration bear FULL RESPONSIBILITY.[xvi]  Joe, for Christ’s sake (If you still believe in His teachings), BUILD THE WALL, AND DEPORT THEM ALL.  Stop giving them COVID-19 relief checks, stop giving them hotel accommodations, we have Americans sleeping in the streets, in their cars, and in back alleyways, stop with the fricking illegal aliens.  Enough is flipping enough already![xvii]  Meanwhile, Joe Biden slaps down another Trump-era policy by handing the Palestinians $15 million of taxpayer monies to help them combat the Chinese Virus.  WTF!  Elsewhere, Axios says workers installed bullet-proof doors in the U.S. House of Representatives today.    
  84. 2021 Thursday N: POLITICAL NEWS V- New California Attorney General Rob Bonta once tried to recruit communists to work within state government.  WTF?  West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey blasts the Biden administration for trying to advance its crackpot climate change agenda via its COVID-19 Relief Bill and through its upcoming ‘infrastructure bill.’   Elsewhere, New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo blasts those saying he and his family jumped to the head of the line in getting both Chi-Vi tests and immunizations.  He would never, never, do something as egregious as this, yet millions of Americans believe that he did.  Cuomo, just frigging resign before they complete the ethics probe into your criminal actions.[xviii]  In other news, the White House and the U.S. Secret Service is denying anyone did anything to cover up son, Hunter’s mishandling of a gun back in 2018.[xix]  NO one would ever do anything like that or so they claim.  Finally, the Arizona State Attorney General Mark Brnovich sues the Biden administration over the ban on tax cuts contained within the Biden COVID-19 PORKULUS RELIEF BILL.  What’s up with that, Joe?
  85. 2021 Thursday O: POLITICAL NEWS VI- Joe Biden is facing criticism from across the board over his stumble-bom performance at his ‘press conference’ today what with reading from a binder of notes, answering pre-arranged questions, and not toppling over in deep, gape-mouthed sleep.  He has his defenders but folks, he answered NO questions about the jihadist shooter in Boulder, Colorado, did not say it was an ACT OF HATE as only ‘white people’ as we are constantly told are the ONLY HATERS in the world.  The reporters congratulated Joe Biden on ‘being such a great guy that his personal magnetism is drawing millions of illegal aliens to flood into our country.’  This man MUST GO NOW.
  86. 2021 Thursday P: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS I- The Suez Canal may be out of commission now for months seeing as how a massive container ship ran aground blocking the channel.  There are 100 ships on both sides, trying to make passage which will now be impossible.  This will lead to higher prices and less goods for the world market.  Meanwhile,  the Chi-Coms are facing boycotts by numerous companies and corporations over their imprisonment of 1-2 million Uighur Muslims in concentration camps in Xinjiang Province.  Nike is among the big names with numerous others following close behind.  Will the Chi-Coms submit to global pressure?  Most likely not.  Communists always need a good ass-whooping before they pullback from their criminal actions.  
  87. 2021 Thursday Q: OTHER NEWS- Jessica Walters- star of the old show, “Arrested Development,” has died at age 80.  Next, Rutgers University will require proof of vaccination for the Chi-Vi before one can return to classes in the fall.  Elsewhere, the CEO of Twitter- Jack “Rasputin” Dorsey- mocks yes/no questions with a poll of some sort.  Screw him.   Meanwhile, decrepit old Joe Biden says the battle over voting rights (H.R. 1 federal takeover of the voting system) ‘makes Jim Crow look like Jim Eagle.’  F**k you, Joe.  Next, Scott Hennen/ partner, Flag Family Media & Fieldstone Group reported to Newsmax Grant Stinchfield reports that all sorts of evidence showing passports from Haiti, Cuban licenses, air tickets from Colombia, and welcome wagon slips informing people where to cross, how to cross, when to cross,  and once in the United States where to go.  The country is being overrun and the ‘Biden administration’ could give a flying f**k.  All patriotic Americans arm up and head to the border.  NOW.  
  88. 2021 Thursday R: OTHER NEWS II- Representative Michael McCaul, R-TX 10th congressional district, said today that the Chi-Coms don’t fear our commander-in-chief, Joe Biden.  Meanwhile, a recent Zogby poll says that most Americans believe progressive ideas on the Cancel Culture, constant blubbering about race, gender, evil white people, and other issues are weakening the United States from within yet there are very few brave souls willing to combat it.  Friends, the world is in the fight of its lives, do we permit leftists and left-wing cultures to overrun and destroy conservative values, freedom from tyranny, and liberty for all or do we begin fighting back?  We say, fight back and destroy them.  Elsewhere, RINO Governor Brian Kemp of Georgia signed a sweeping new elections law into effect today, hoping to cover for what he did in the 2020 Presidential Election.  What difference does it make when you will sign a consent order allowing Stacey Abrams to steal the 2022 Mid-Term Elections?  Impeach and remove this POS.
  89. 2021 Thursday S: QUIP OF THE DAY FROM CHEF ITZI- Canada had better hope the U.S. does not journey down the path of socialism-communism because if it does, their nation could very well become our ‘Tibet:’ a place to send excess population as well as a place to exploit of its resources.  Mexico had better be careful, too, we might absorb them.
  90. 2022 Friday:

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[i] A hodgepodge of foreign communists, many coming from the United States, France, Great Britain, and other European and Latin American countries.  Famed novelist Ernest Hemingway writes about one such individual portrayed by Gary Cooper in the film adaptation of his book, “For Whom the Bell Tolls.”

[ii] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Not sure if we will ever present the music of the Rising Sons or Fever Tree.

[iii] 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.

[iv] We will be presenting Elton John’s music at some point.

[v] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The album, “Yesterday and Today,” appeared on Friday, 18-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[vi] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.  The album containing the hit, “Happy Together,” was presented on Friday, 06-September-2013.  Please seek it out and add it to your collection.

[vii] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, 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.

[viii] Critics blast Joe Biden for signing 37 executive orders while doing just one monotonous news conference.

[ix] Joe Biden echoed his crazy left-wing Democrats by decrying the Senate filibuster as a relic of the Jim Crow Era.  Joe, Democrats were the party that opposed civil rights, the party of slavery, Jim Crow, red-lining, lynching, the KKK, burning crosses, firehoses and police dogs and Bull Connor busting open heads with billy clubs and night sticks.  Democrats started the Civil War, fought the Civil War, and their northern brethren, the Copperheads defended them in Congress.  Shut up about racism and Jim Crow and racial hatred, the Democratic Party personifies race hatred and white supremacy.  Enough is enough.

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

[xvi] Republicans are openly disputing and mocking the Biden border claims. 

[xvii] The mentally challenged old bugger- proud of his border job- still won’t commit to transparency along the southern border.

[xviii] The story is even worse than ever we believed.  Cuomo had medical professionals visit the homes of his family members and his well-connected friends and then the tests were put at the front of the line in state laboratories.  So says the Fox News Channel.

[xix] Two parts to this story- Hunter lied on an FBI background check that he did NOT use drugs just as he and his brother Beau’s wife dumped a gun into a garbage can near a school and then went back to recover it and found that it had walked.  Neither crime is good. See this story- Hunter Biden gun incident at market in 2018 led to police investigation | Fox News– as well as this one- Hunter Biden may have committed felony by reportedly stating he’s not addicted to drugs on a gun background check (washingtonexaminer.com).

83. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2022

1975 Monday: In Richfield, Ohio, Muhammad Ali scores a TKO over Chuck Wepner, aka the Bayonne Bleeder, in the 15th round to retain the WBA and WBC heavyweight boxing titles of the world. Wepner’s record went to 30-10-2 with the loss while that of Ali went to 46-2.

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83. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Ward Hunt and Horace Gray; U.S. Interior Secretaries Jacob Thompson and James Rudolph Garfield; U.S. Treasury Secretary Andrew W. Mellon; U.S. Senator Mike Braun; the Bee Gees featuring Colin Petersen, Elvis Presley, King Crimson featuring Bill Rieflin, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, Spooky Tooth featuring Mike Kellie, Supertramp featuring Dougie Thompson, and WAR featuring Lee Oskar:

  1. 1455 Saturday: The 208th Roman Catholic Pope Nicolas V ended his reign on this date.  He became the shepherd of all Christendom on March 06, 1447, and guided his flock until today.
  2. 1545 Saturday: The German Parliament opens in Worms.
  3. 1603 Monday: Scottish King James VI, son of Mary Queen of Scotts, becomes King James I of England in succession to Elizabeth I, thus joining the English and Scottish crowns.
  4. 1664 Monday: Roger Williams is granted a charter to colonize Rhode Island
  5. 1765 Sunday: Britain enacted the Quartering Act, requiring American colonists to provide temporary housing to British soldiers.
  6. 1828 Monday: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 47th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Gray is born.  President Chester Arthur would nominate his fellow Republican to fill Nathan Clifford’s seat, a Democrat.  Gray would serve from January 09, 1882, to September 15, 1902.
  7. 1832 Saturday: A mob in Hiram, Ohio, attacked, tarred, and feathered Mormon leaders Joseph Smith, Jr., and Sidney Rigdon.
  8. 1837 Friday: Canada gives blacks the right to vote on this date.
  9. 1855 Saturday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, future 49th U.S. Treasury Secretary Andrew W. Mellon is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Warren G. Harding from March 09, 1921, to February 12, 1932.
  10. 1868 Tuesday: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company underwent founding on this date.
  11. 1878 Sunday: The British frigate HMS Eurydice sinks resulting in the loss of 300 sailors.
  12. 1880 Wednesday: The first ‘hail insurance company’ incorporated in Connecticut.  People came to know the company as Tobacco Growers’ Mutual Insurance Company.
  13. 1882 Friday: German scientist Robert Koch announced in Berlin that he had discovered the bacillus responsible for tuberculosis.
  14. 1883 Saturday: The first telephone call between New York and Chicago takes place on this date.
  15. 1885 Tuesday: In Memphis, Tennessee, the former 5th U.S. Interior Secretary Jacob Thompson died at age 74.  A Democrat, he served under President James Buchanan from March 10, 1857, to January 08, 1861.
  16. 1886 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., the 42nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ward Hunt died.  President Ulysses S. Grant nominated the Democrat-turned-Republican to fill the seat of Democratic Associate Justice Samuel Nelson.   Hunt served from December 11, 1872, to January 27, 1882.
  17. 1887 Thursday: Oscar Straus appointed 1st Jewish ambassador from U.S. (to Turkey).
  18. 1898 Thursday: The first automobile goes on sale on this date.
  19. 1900 Saturday: Mayor Van Wyck of New York broke the ground for the New York subway tunnel that would link Manhattan with Brooklyn.
  20. 1906 Saturday: The Census of the British Empire demonstrates that Britain rules one-fifth of the world.
  21. 1913 Monday: New York’s Palace Theater, the legendary home of vaudeville, opened on Broadway.
  22. 1920 Wednesday: The U.S. Coast Guard established its first air station at Morehead City, N.C.
  23. 1924 Monday: Greece becomes a republic on this date.
  24. 1934 Saturday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a bill granting future independence to the Philippines.
  25. 1941 Monday: During World War II, German troops occupy El Agheila, Libya.  The British are able to withdraw much of their troops to safety, but it appears that the Afrika Korps is in charge of the situation even though the German General Staff has ordered Field Marshal Erwin Rommel NOT to attack the Brits as no further reinforcements will be coming.  Everything is being planned for Operation Barbarossa.  Rommel won’t listen.
  26. 1942 Tuesday: The Royal Air Force is preparing to launch bombing raids into occupied France and Germany beginning tomorrow.
  27. 1943 Wednesday: Fighting continues in Tunisia as the Allies continue driving the remnants of the Afrika Korps into a last-ditch stand against the Americans, the Brits, and Free French forces.  Many of the Fascist Italians are only too happy to throw down their weapons and surrender whereas the Germans are determined to continue the fight. 
  28. 1944 Friday: In occupied Rome, the Nazis executed more than 300 civilians in reprisal for an attack by Italian partisans the day before that had killed 32 German soldiers.  Meanwhile, 811 British bombers attack Berlin.  Elsewhere, in what the world would come to know as “The Great Escape,” 76 Allied officers manage to escape from Stalag Luft 3, the POW camp in which, the Germans held them.  Finally, the Red Army continues rolling up Axis forces fighting in the Ukraine. 
  29. 1945 Saturday: Heavy fighting continues in Hungary as German troops and their remaining loyal Hungarian allies continue trying to thwart the Soviet advance.  Fighting is fierce and no matter what Axis troops do, they are continuing their ongoing retreat even though their Fuhrer demands they stand and fight.  North up in Poland, the Red Army continues pushing deeper into that country, ‘liberating’ it from its Nazi masters and putting it firmly into Moscow’s camp.  In essence, the Poles are going from one master to another.
  30. 1946 Sunday: Future drummer with the Bee Gees[i] (1967-1969)—Colin Petersen—is born in Australia on this date.
  31. 1947 Monday: Mike Kellie—future drummer of the psychedelic blues band, Spooky Tooth[ii]—was born in Birmingham, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, the United States Congress proposed the limitation of the presidency to no more than two terms.
  32. 1948 Wednesday: Future harmonica-player Lee Oskar who would perform for decades with the soul-rock-funk-jazz band, WAR[iii]—is born in Copenhagen, Denmark, on this date.
  33. 1950 Friday: In Cleveland, Ohio, the former 23rd U.S. Interior Secretary James Rudolph Garfield died at age 84.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from March 05, 1907, to March 04, 1909.
  34. 1951 Saturday: Dougie Thompson—future drummer with the British rock band, Supertramp[iv] 1972-1988—was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on this date.
  35. 1954 Wednesday: In Jasper, Indiana, future U.S. Senator Doug Braun is born.  A future Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2019, representing his home state.
  36. : Fighting continues around the shrinking perimeter at Dien Bien Phu.  Supply planes are shot down over the base by increasingly accurate antiaircraft fire.  Within the base structure, an event that will forever live in legend (or infamy, depending upon how you see it) occurs when the so-called ‘paratrooper mafia’ headed by Lt. Colonel Pierre Langlais confronts Colonel Christian De Castries and demands a reordering of the command structure.  Castries is somewhat subdued, his chief-of-staff Lt. Colonel Keller having been flown out due to suffering a nervous breakdown earlier in the day. The paratroopers are determined to mount a more forceful defense and to take it to the People’s Army as good as they are giving it to the French.
  37. 1955 Thursday: The first seagoing oil-drilling rig went into service.  Elsewhere, Tennessee Williams’ play, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” debuted on Broadway on this date.
  38. 1958 Monday: Rock-and-roll singer Elvis Presley[v] underwent induction into the Army in Memphis, Tennessee.  He underwent basic training at Fort Hood, Texas, before being shipped to Germany.
  39. 1962 Saturday: Mick Jagger[vi] and Keith Richards perform as Little Boy Blue and Blue Boys.
  40. 1965 Wednesday: Ranger 9, a lunar probe launched three days earlier by NASA, crashed into the moon (as planned) after sending back more than 5,800 video images.
  41. 1967 Friday: The University of Michigan holds 1st “Teach-in” after bombing of North Vietnam.
  42. 1971 Wednesday: In Paradise, Nevada, at the Silver Slipper, heavyweight slugger Earnie Shavers lands a KO on opponent, Nigerian Young Agabab in the 1st round to put his pro record to 23-2.
  43. 1972 Friday: Great Britain imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland.
  44. 1975 Monday: In Richfield, Ohio, Muhammad Ali scores a TKO over Chuck Wepner, aka the Bayonne Bleeder, in the 15th round to retain the WBA and WBC heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  Wepner’s record went to 30-10-2 with the loss while that of Ali went to 46-2.  On the undercard, Larry Holmes scores a KO over opponent, Charley Green, at the 1:57 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 8-round heavyweight boxing match to put his record to 11-0 with the win.
  45. 1980 Monday: One of El Salvador’s most respected Roman Catholic Church leaders, Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, died when shot by a sniper as he celebrated Mass in San Salvador.
  46. 1988 Thursday: Former national security aides Oliver North and John M. Poindexter and businessmen Richard V. Secord and Albert Hakim pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from the Iran-Contra affair.  (North and Poindexter suffered conviction, but had their verdicts thrown out; Secord and Hakim received probation after each pleaded guilty to a single count under a pleas bargain).
  47. 1989 Friday: The supertanker Exxon Valdez ran aground on a reef in Alaska’s Prince William Sound and began leaking 11 million gallons of crude oil.
  48. 1991 Sunday: Banks reopen in liberated Kuwait.
  49. 1995 Friday: After 20 years, British soldiers stopped routine patrols in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  50. 1998 Tuesday: Two students ages 13 and 11 opened fire outside Jonesboro Westside Middle School in Arkansas, killing four classmates and a teacher.  (Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden were imprisoned by Arkansas until age 18, then by federal authorities until age 21.  However, Johnson has since been returned to prison on unrelated charges).
  51. 1999 Wednesday: NATO commences aerial bombardment against Yugoslavia, marking the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign nation.  Elsewhere, thirty-nine people died when fire erupted in the Mont Blanc tunnel in France and burned for two days.
  52. 2003 Monday: Members of the Arab League vote 21-1 for the immediate and unconditional removal of ALL U.S. and Coalition forces from Iraq.  F**k them.
  53. 2006 Friday: In Belarus, the police begin breaking up long-term, ongoing anti-government protests.
  54. 2008 Monday: Following their first-ever Democratic election, Bhutan becomes a democracy.
  55. 2011 Thursday: Kenya opens the Africa Carbon Exchange, the first carbon exchange in Africa to exchange carbon credits.
  56. 2012 Saturday: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum wins the caucuses in the state of Louisiana.  Meanwhile, communist China announces its plan to phase-out the practice of taking and selling organs from executed prisoners.  Elsewhere, former Vice President Richard “Dick” Cheney receives a heart transplant on this date.  Get well, Dick!
  57. 2013 Sunday: In Paris, hundreds of thousands of people protest the legalization of same-sex marriage in France, after the protest turns violent, the authorities deny them access to the Champs-Elysees.   Elsewhere, communist President Evo Morales threatens to take an ongoing border dispute with Chile to the International Court of Justice at the Hague.  President Morales is a hardcore leftists.   
  58. 2014 Monday:  A lawsuit against Lance Armstrong undergoes dismissal; after he admitted to doping, the plaintiffs sued, claiming that they bought energy-drink maker FRS Co. believing that the drinks endorsed by Armstrong had been the key reason for his cycling success.
  59. 2015 Tuesday: Germanwings Flight 9525, an Airbus A320, crashed into the French Alps killing all 150 people onboard; investigators said the 27-year-old co-pilot deliberately downed the aircraft due to mental issues.  Elsewhere, NASA scientists are celebrating Mars Opportunity rover taking a journey no other rover ever has before and that is traveling more than 26 miles on the Red Planet’s surface.  God, we love these things.  
  60. 2016 Thursday: At the Hague, the European Court finds Radovan Karadžić, leader of the Bosnian Serbs during the war in Yugoslavia in the 1990s guilty of war crimes.  His main crime was the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica in which Serb forces murdered loads of Muslims.  He received a sentence of 40 years.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., an appellate court upholds a lower court’s ruling in New York seeking to keep Senator Ted Cruz off the GOP presidential primary ballot because of his Canadian birth.  This is hardball by Congressman Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district and a close friend of candidate Donald J. Trump.  
  61. 2017 Friday: Thanks to schmucks such as House Speaker Paul Ryan, the Trump administration and their GOP allies in the House of Representatives are forced to pull their plan to overturn Obamacare and to replace it with a better plan.   Meanwhile, the House Intelligence Committee goes to war with itself over the bogus Trump-Russia Collusion scam, the very same engineered by the Democrats.  Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, and ranking member, the locoweed Adam Schiff, DS-CA 28th congressional district, are butting heads over information coming out that shows that the Obama administration SPIED on the then-Trump campaign.
  62. 2018 Saturday: In the streets of Washington, D.C., and cities across the country, hundreds of thousands of teens and their supporters rallied against gun violence, spurred by a call to action from student survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., which left 17 people dead.  In other crazy news, likeminded European liberals- these in Paris- are also protesting against gun violence- in the U.S.  The French people are demanding Americans give up their guns- so says the losers of 1940, Dien Bien Phu in 1954, and Algeria from 1956 to 1962.  LOSERS with a capital “L.”
  63. 2019 Sunday: On this Sunday, Attorney-General Bill Barr put out a brief on the 22-month Robert S. Mueller III investigation into Donald Trump, Trump campaign officials, and Vladimir Putin’s Russia by saying that ‘Mueller’s team had found no evidence of collusion between now-President Trump, members of his campaign, his friends and family and Russia nor was there any sign of obstruction.’  In effect, this clears the president and those around him other than those convicted of process crimes during the investigation.  The Democrats could not handle the outcome and rushed to the microphones braying like dogs for ALL the evidence and promise to continue the witch hunt into Mr. Trump.  The investigation began- many believe- in late 2015 or early 2016 and involved members of the Hillary Clinton team, Barack Obama Justice Department and FBI officials, as well as foreign operatives hired by members of the Obama team to set up candidate- and then- President Trump.  
  64. 2020 Tuesday: Democrats continue stalling in the U.S. Senate by holding up Wuhan Virus relief legislation by trying to stuff in Green New Deal, Pro-Death, union, identity politics, election fraud such as ballot harvesting in ALL 50 states, and more.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell continues rebuffing them in the hope that honest and legitimate legislation can occur.  Meanwhile, the world around mid-day acknowledges approximately 414,277 cases of COVID-19, with 38,819 new cases over the past 24 hours.  Global deaths are 18,557 what with 2,146 in the previous 24 hours.  In the United States, there are 51,542 cases of the Kung Flu with 8,328 new cases over the past 24 hours.  There is a total of 674 deaths, up by 95 over the previous 24 hours.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes UP by 11.3% or up 2,112.98 points, closing at 20,764.91.  Bravo. 
  65. 2020 Tuesday A: Bill Rieflin- drummer with King Crimson from 2013-15 / 2017 until today- died in his hometown of Seattle, Washington, on this date at age 59.  Cancer was the cause.
  66. 2021 Wednesday: JOE BIDEN NEWS– in anticipation of tomorrow’s FIRST NEWS CONFERENCE with the press, Joe Biden announces (or his earpiece does) that 40 reporters will be allowed into the briefing.  Next, Newsmax says that the mocking of Joe Biden by our foreign adversaries shows that they neither respect him nor fear him which is not good for the United States.   However, (and we don’t believe this one iota), the American Research Group shows an approval rating for Joe Biden of 60-percent and 33-percent disapproval rate.   (Note- Rasmussen puts Joe’s numbers at 48-percent approve and 50-percent disapprove of him).  Moving on, Joe Biden plans to mark Equal Pay Day as women are harder hit by COVID-19 than are their male counterparts.  Good for you, Joe, pandering like always.  Speaking of old Joe, earlier today he announced that “Kooky Kamala” Harris is now in charge of ‘solving the border crisis.’  (Note- continue building the wall and deport them all and that will help solve the ‘self-inflicted problem’ just as cutting off ALL government aid to illegals will.  Come on Methuselah, do your flipping job!).[vii]   Finally, when reporters asked Old Joe what he thought about North Korea’s recent missile tests, he said, ‘not much has changed.’
  67. 2021 Wednesday A: GOP NEWS– Utah Governor Spencer J. Cox, GOP, signed a measure that will put filters on porn sites within the state.  Excellent.  Meanwhile, GOP-lead states are fighting the good fight against Joe Biden’s increasingly insane policies, wish lists of liberal loony tunes spending and deprivation of the American people’s rights.  Elsewhere, Senator Chuck Grassley, R-IA, is pushing the Justice Department to continue the probe into perjury charges against the crackpot witnesses the Democrats trotted out to smear now-Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh.  Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez, and Julie Swetnick should all be doing time in federal prisons for the bulls**t they pulled at his confirmation hearings back in 2018.  Get them, Chuck!  Finally, President Donald J. Trump is supporting Max Miller in his bid to unseat RINO Congressman Anthony Gonzalez in Ohio’s 16th congressional district.  Gonzalez voted to impeach President Trump if you recall.
  68. 2021 Wednesday B: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I–  The person who used to be known as Prince Harry, aka Mr. Meghan Markle, is taking a no-show gig as the ‘chief impact officer’ at a Silicon Valley startup, Betterup, that will help emotionally challenged individuals- like his wife and boss- overcome their issues.  Bravo, Harry, bravo.  Sort of like Hunter Biden working at Burisma.   Meanwhile, Senator Bernie Sanders says that he is ‘uncomfortable’ with the permanent ban placed on President Donald J. Trump by Twitter.  However, President Trump says he has ‘no plans to return to Twitter,’ seeing as how he is in the midst of creating his own untouchable social media platform.   Next, the New York Justice Department says the impeachment probe into Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo could continue for months.  So, charge him with the homicides of 15,000-20,000 people and get him out of office.  NOW.
  69. 2021 Wednesday C: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS–  Vladimir Putin’s chef- businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin- has written to the Federal Bureau of Investigation demanding he be removed from a most-wanted list.  The FBI put a bounty of $250,000 atop his head last month for his apprehension and extradition to the United States over bogus charges he somehow meddled in the 2016 Presidential Election on behalf of then-candidate Donald J. Trump.  He says the FBI must stop offering the reward as it violates several principles under human rights laws.  That’s Joe Biden for you, looking for fall guys he can blame for his own shortcomings such as Hunter Biden being in the hip pockets of both the Ukraine and China.  Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declares victory in the recent elections, but the majority is still unclear.   Elsewhere, a massive container ship in the Suez Canal has run aground due to high winds and is blocking passage to other ships.
  70. 2021 Wednesday D: SECOND AMENDMENT/GUNS NEWS– Representative Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district, says the Dems are ‘playing politics with our lives’ over their renewed drive to strip the American people of their guns.  (Note- we’d like to see them try.  First, there are going to be SO-O-O MANY gun thefts in this country, the cops will be tied up seeking them while secondly, it’s like what former NRA boss Charlton Heston used to say: ‘you can have my guns when you pry them out of my cold dead fingers.  Joe- NO one is going to surrender their guns, NO one.  Come and get them.  Chef Alvin).  Still, after the POS Syrian Muslim refugee Ahmad Al-Aliwi Alissa[viii] killed 10 WHITE people at the King Soopers Grocery Store in Boulder, Colorado, earlier this week, the Dems began to go bat-crap-crazy in pushing their gun-grabbing bills.   Joe Biden says he doesn’t have to ‘wait for Congress’ to begin stripping guns.  Go for it, Joe.
  71. 2021 Wednesday E: SECOND AMENDMENT/GUN NEWS II– Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer[ix] swears on his mother’s soul that the two firearms bills sent to him from the House of Representatives will receive swift attention.  “Kooky Kamala” Harris is urging swift hearing and passage of these gun-grabbing bills.  Interesting note- John Bachman of Newsmax says that the ‘Democrats are hypocrites.  They claim to hate guns, yet they spread guns all over the world’ selling them to thugs, criminals, terrorists, murderers, and other human trash.  He reminded his viewers of the Obama era “Fast and Furious” program that put military grade weapons into the hands of Mexican narcoterrorists.  
  72. 2021 Wednesday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– ‘The (Communist) Squad in Congress now claims that NOT supporting statehood for Washington, D.C., is RACIST.  The federal district was NEVER intended to be a state, girls, it was pulled together from several states so that NO single state would claim rights to sole ownership of the federal government.  No, just because lots of black folks live there does not make it ‘racist.’  Everyone living in the District of Columbia knows the score.  Shut the f**k up.  Next, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says that H.R. 1 is a bald political power grab.  Mitch- you should have supported President Donald J. Trump when you had the opportunity.  Now, shut the hell up.  Finally, the Wisconsin State Assembly authorizes an investigation into election fraud in the 2020 Presidential Election.
  73. 2021 Wednesday G: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– “Coincidence of the Day”- last week, Dr. Moncef Slaoui said that ‘President Donald J. Trump bears 90-percent of getting the COVID-19 vaccine programs underway what with Operation Warp Speed and Joe Biden just 10-percent.  Today, GlaxoSmithKline terminated Dr. Slaoui for purported sexual harassment allegations against him.  Wow.  Is this not amazing?  Cancel Culture strikes yet again.  Defend Trump and you lose your job.  Well, we defend Trump- WTF are YOU going to do to US?   Next, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says AstraZeneca soon to release an updated report on its coronavirus vaccines.   Meanwhile, Caribbean nations are begging the Biden administration NOT to be stingy with the coronavirus vaccines, to please, remember the countries on the U.S.’ third border.  (Note- when these countries do something about the horrendous foodborne illness visitors typically acquire upon eating their first meals there, we will send you vaccine.  Otherwise, STFU).  Finally, five years after his untimely death, famed rock star Prince’s ashes will go on public display.
  74. 2021 Wednesday H: ODDBALL AND HUMOROUS NEWS OF THE DAY– By a final vote of 52-48 (with RINO Senators Lisa Murkowski, RINO-AK, and Susan Collins, RINO-ME, confirmed the nomination of tranny (woof!) former Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to become the next assistant secretary of health.  Okie dokie.  Aren’t we proud as a nation!  Next, a chick with a dick,[x] Kataluna Enriquez has been crowned Miss Silver State USA, one step away from competing in the Miss Nevada USA pageant.  In yet another slap to the faces of women and girls, the tranny beat out numerous biological females to become the first beauty pageant winner with a dong swinging down under.  Folks, what the hell is going on?  Almost makes one wish the Chinese would take the country over.  Oh, speaking about ‘affronts’ to women, “Kooky Kamala” Harris and former President William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton are teaming up on a program with which to empower women.  Does anyone see the irony in this? [xi] (They are already receiving massive blowback for this bulls**t symposium).
  75. 2021 Wednesday I: U.S. BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE– Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, swears to ‘shut the Senate down’ if the Biden administration denies him access to the southern border.  Senator Marsha Blackburn was visiting the border today and she said, ‘what a mess.’  Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that ‘Joe Biden bears full responsibility for the ongoing border catastrophe.’  Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘Joe Biden’s rhetoric and his first day actions are responsible for the border catastrophe.’   Speaking of this crisis, this holocaust, Joe Biden has yet to name a nominee to head the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.   Meanwhile, Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-TX 28th congressional district, says that the ‘migrants must be made known as to what awaits them on this side of the border.’  The border states must find a way with which they can finish the wall on their territory if they cannot do it on federal land.  Steve Bannon, where the hell are YOU and YOUR charity to fund border wall construction?
  76. 2021 Wednesday J: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 124,378,693 confirmed cases, +453,805, 2,736,980  confirmed deaths, +9,340, and 70,573,246 confirmed recoveries, +252,735.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,161,747 confirmed cases, up 57,678 from yesterday’s reporting, 549,411 confirmed deaths, UP 798, and 117,371,050 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them. 
  77. 2021 Wednesday K: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 220,944 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another three-and-a-half-weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  78. 2021 Wednesday L: 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: 3,648,021 confirmed cases, 57,909 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,950 confirmed cases, 454 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 359,290 confirmed cases, 5,249 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- the commonwealth of the American Samoa: currently, they have 3 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 3 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 829,689 confirmed cases, 6,122 confirmed deaths, and 808,869 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Pakistan, home of a large chapter of the Taliban: 637,042 cases of the virus, 13,965 confirmed deaths and 586,228 confirmed recoveries.  
  79. 2021 Wednesday M: STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,420.06, DOWN 3.09 points (-0.01%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,961.89, DOWN 265.81 points (-2.01%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,889.14, DOWN 21.38 points (-0.55%).  The price of GOLD is $1,733.10 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.12 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.46%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,172.20 per troy oz, -8.00 (-0.68%) while the price of COPPER is $4.03 per pound, -0.04 (-0.92%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,640.10 per troy oz, +22.80 (+0.87%). The price of RHODIUM is $29,800.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+1.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $60.70 per barrel, -0.48 (-0.78%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.90.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000019.   In Barbadian dollar, one greenback equals 2.00. 
  80. 2021 Wednesday N: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.882 per gallon, $3.622 in Hawaii, and $3.324 in Washington state.    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,089,823,477,532 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.  Cloward and Piven running amok.  The country is going to crumble into nothingness thanks to the Democrats and their trillion-dollar bills.  Donald Trump- time for you to return to office.
  81. 2021 Wednesday O: Stay tuned for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball drawings.  First, here are the results for the Super Lotto Drawing #3545 with a pot of $31 million on the line: 10, 11, 13, 32, 38, and Mega 17.  Out of 111,151 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $19,815 apiece. Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #831 with a $220 million pot on the line: 04, 09, 17, 27, 38, and Power 18.   Out of 95,606 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $25,606. 
  82. 2021 Wednesday P: END OF THE NIGHT NEWS I– Tesla now says that its customers can buy their electric vehicles with Bitcoin.  Having bought $1.5 billion in Bitcoin several months back, any cars bought with Bitcoin will remain in their Bitcoin account- they are not going to convert it into dollars.  Next, the Joint Chiefs of Staff spokesperson said that yes, indeed, North Korea did fire at least one projectile into the East China Sea.  That’s Kim for you- NO respect for Joe Biden.  Meanwhile, as 14 states sue the Biden administration for its almost immediate crackdown on all energy projects on federal lands, the U.S. Department of the Interior announces that it’s going to review all existing and applications for fossil fuel drilling on federal lands.  With a Norwegian-Native American in charge, Debra Haaland, you know there won’t be any new drilling and many existing oil and natural gas leases will be shut down.  Windmills and solar farms.  
  83. 2021 Wednesday Q: END OF THE NIGHT NEWS II– Virginia Governor Ralph “Black Face” Northam signs a bill that will end capital punishment in the state.  Since its inception as a British colony, there have been 1,400 executions.  Since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976, there have been 113 executions which ranks the Old Dominion State second only to the Lone Star State in the number of executions carried out.  Still, Governor “Black Face” says the death penalty should be available for especially heinous crimes but throughout history, the death penalty has fallen mostly on minorities, the mentally ill, and the poor.  Elsewhere, Intel is going to build two chip-manufacturing plants in Arizona, so says CEO Pat Gelsinger.  Not only will it produce chips for its own purposes, but it will also serve as a ‘foundry,’ which means it will build microchips for other companies.  The company will qualify for about $90 million in tax credits when construction is completed, and it will also provide at least 3,000 high-paying jobs.  Even better, it will become an alternative source for chip manufacturing so if Asia craps out or withholds chips from Western nations, problem solved.  
  84. 2021 Wednesday R: END OF THE NIGHT NEWS III– U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken visited NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, today and informed our allies that ‘America was back’ and that we would not put our ‘allies in a position of ‘us or them,’ meaning- we guess- that if the Germans want to buy natural gas from the Russians, the nation against whom the victorious Western allies created the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to defend against- then so be it.  It is what it is.  Meanwhile, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg invited the Russians to return to having an observatory role in the organization.  Secretary Blinken wants the organization to remain strong against both Russian and Chinese hegemony and that if the Chi-Coms cause problems for one country, they cause them for all countries within the group.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, they blasted the U.S. today for everything from being a racist nation to its out-of-control spending.  Ouch.
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[i] We hope to promote the music of the Bee Gees within the next 3-4 years.

[ii] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, 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.

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

[iv] We look forward to doing the Clash but expect to do Supertramp first, then Pink Floyd, then Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, then Yes, and then perhaps the Clash.  They are among the amazing British rock bands of the 1970s and deserve to be acknowledged as such.

[v]When the time will be right for the presentation of Elvis Presley is unknown but if we are still going strong in the 2030s, we expect to do so.  Please, stay tuned.

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

[vii] Feeble Old Joe said that he would take the news media with him when he went to do a tour of the southern border.  Now that he has appointed “Kooky Kamala” Harris to do ‘something’ about the border, there no longer is a need to take the media there to see what the hell is occurring down there.

[viii] Speaking of this piece of desert dirt, amazing how all the left-wing news agencies and pundits stopped with the shooter being a WHITE man and then NOT reporting his name so they can suck up to their beloved Muslims.  We have heard unverified reports of the scumbag yelling “Allah Akbar” while he walked up to and then shot his victims at close range.  What if one of the victims had a gun and put a round into the shooter’s face?  That would be awesome.  He had rants all over Facebook blasting those whom he believed were ‘racist against Islam’ and even worse, the vaunted FBI had Mr. Alissa on a ‘watch list.’  Lot of good FBI watchlists are, huh?  Still, losers such as Ilhan Omar, DS-MN 5th congressional district, Rashida “Foul Mouth” Tlaib, DS-MI 13th congressional district, and ‘Baldy,’ Ayanna Pressley, DS-MA 7th congressional district all zipped their generally flapping lips so as not to have to admit the scumbag Alissa was one of theirs.

[ix] “Prune Face” would be a good alternative name for Cryin’ Chuck seeing as how we have labeled House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi as such.  Dick Tracy had some cool villains.

[x] If you want to see ‘chicks with dicks,’ come to Los Angeles, California, and take a trip down the Sunset Strip.

[xi] “Kooky Kamala” slept her way to the top beginning with powerful Golden State Democrat Willie Brown and Bill, well, everyone knows about Bill.  We don’t have to list all the transgressions against women this guy committed and who can forget that he flew on Jeffrey Epstein’s private plane, what was it- 19 times?  Yikes.

80. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2022

1947 Friday: President Harry S. Truman signs Executive Order #9835 requiring ALL federal employees to swear an oath of allegiance to the United States of America. We must return to having EVERYONE from kindergartners to government employees recite the oath of allegiance to the flag and the Constitution of the United States every flipping day.

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80. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Philo Bradley; U.S. Secretary of Defense William “Dick” Cheney; Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense William Howard Taft IV; U.S. Treasury Secretary Daniel Manning; Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.; French Post Impressionism artist Georges Seurat,  Eddie Money, Kaleidoscope featuring David Lindley, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Rose Stone, Stray Cats featuring Slim Jim Phantom, Supertramp featuring Roger Hodgson, and UFO featuring Andy Parker:

  1. 630 Sunday: The emperor of the Byzantine Empire- Heraclius- restores the True Cross to Jerusalem.
  2. 1349 Friday: In Erfurt, Germany, in response to the Black Death, the people run amok killing 3,000 Jews in the process.
  3. 1556 Wednesday: For the crime of heresy, the crown sends Thomas Cranmer, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, to the stake where executioners would burn him alive.
  4. 1617 Tuesday: Pocahontas, Indian princess, and daughter of Chief Powhatan, dies at age 22.
  5. 1685 Wednesday: Composer Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany.
  6. 1697 Thursday: Czar Peter the Great begins his self-educational trip through Western Europe.
  7. 1788 Friday: A major fire destroys 856 buildings in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  8. 1804 Wednesday: The French civil code, or the “Code Napoleon” as it was later called, became the law of the land. 
  9. 1824 Sunday: A fire at an ammo dump outside of Cairo kills 4,000 horses.
  10. 1851 Friday: Explorers discovered Yosemite Valley.
  11. 1857 Saturday: A major earthquake hits Tokyo; about 107,000 people die.
  12. 1859 Monday: In Philadelphia, the first Zoological Society underwent incorporation on this date.
  13. 1870 Monday: The 41st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Philo Bradley took his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Ulysses S. Grant nominated him to fill a new seat.  Bradley served from today until January 22, 1892.  
  14. 1871 Tuesday: Journalist Henry M. Stanley began his famous expedition in Africa to locate the missing Scottish missionary, David Livingstone.
  15. 1887 Monday: The 37th U.S. Treasury Secretary Daniel Manning left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 08, 1885, until today.
  16. 1891 Saturday: In Paris, France, Georges Seurat- famed French artist (Post-Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism, Pointillism)- died at age 31.
  17. 1902 Friday: In New York, three Park Avenue mansions suffered destruction when a subway tunnel roof collapsed.
  18. 1906 Wednesday: Ohio passed a law that prohibited hazing by fraternities after two fatalities.
  19. 1907 Thursday: To protect its interests, the United States invades Honduras.
  20. 1908 Saturday: French pilot Henri Farman carried the first passenger ever in his biplane.
  21. 1910 Monday: The U.S. Senate granted ex-President Teddy Roosevelt a yearly pension of $10,000.
  22. 1918 Thursday: During World War I, Germany launches its Somme offensive.  Their goal was to break through the Allied lines before American reinforcements arrived and tipped the war in favor of the Allies against the Central Powers.
  23. 1924 Friday: Mass Investors Trust becomes the first mutual fund set up in the U.S.
  24. 1925 Saturday: The Butler Act, a Tennessee statute, which prohibits the teaching of evolution, becomes state law on this date.
  25. 1927 Monday: The Kuomintang army conquers the city of Shanghai, forcing British marines and other personnel to flee before it.
  26. 1928 Wednesday: President Calvin Coolidge gave the Congressional Medal of Honor to Charles Lindbergh for his first trans-Atlantic flight.
  27. 1935 Thursday: Persia becomes “Iran” on this date in history.
  28. 1941 Friday: At the 1:20 minute mark in the 13th Round of a scheduled 20-round heavyweight championship bout, Joe Louis scores a KO on opponent, Abe “The Ape” Simon, to retain the NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  Louis pro record went to 47-1 with the victory   Meanwhile, in Yugoslavia, Prince Paul’s government resigns after he signed an agreement to join the Axis.  This will lead to mass protests in the streets that will force the Nazis to invade Yugoslavia thus messing up their timetable for Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union.
  29. 1942 Saturday: A second air assault by Nazi Germany occurs with the aim of capturing the Island of Malta from the British.
  30. 1943 Sunday: An assassination attempt on the life of German leader Adolf Hitler fails.  
  31. 1944 Tuesday: Charles Chaplin went on trial in Los Angeles, accused of transporting former protégée Joan Barry across state lines for immoral purposes.  However, a judge later acquitted Chaplin but the comedic actor lost a paternity suit despite tests showing that he was NOT the father of Barry’s child.  Meanwhile, Supreme Allied Leader Dwight D. Eisenhower postpones the invasion of the South of France until after the landings at Normandy later in the year.  Elsewhere, future multi-instrumentalist with the band, Kaleidoscope[i]– David Lindley- is born in Los Angeles, California, on this date.
  32. 1945 Wednesday: During World War II, the Allies begin a four-day air assault on Nazi Germany.  Meanwhile, on Okinawa, the Japanese begin launching flying bombs against the Allied assault force ships.  Finally, Rose Stone—future keyboardist and vocalist with the San Francisco funk-rock band, Sly and the Family Stone[ii]—is born in Dallas, Texas, USA on this date.
  33. 1947 Friday: President Harry S. Truman signs Executive Order #9835 requiring ALL federal employees to swear an oath of allegiance to the United States of America.  We must return to having EVERYONE from kindergartners to government employees recite the oath of allegiance to the flag and the Constitution of the United States every flipping day.
  34. 1949 Monday: Future rock-and-roll star, Eddie Money[iii], is born on this date in New York City.
  35. 1950 Tuesday: Future multi-instrumentalist with the great British rock band, Supertramp[iv]—Roger Hodgson is born on this date in Portsmouth, Hampshire, Great Britain.
  36. 1951 Wednesday: During the Korean War, U.S. troops in Korea rise to 248,320 with which to stem the tide.  The South Koreans have 268,320 and other U.N. forces stand at 32,875.  The North Koreans are receiving aid from their Chinese allies.  Meanwhile, a jury convicts Julius and Ethel Rosenberg of espionage.
  37. 1952 Friday: Future longtime drummer with the amazing British rock band, UFO[v]–Andy Parker—is born in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, Great Britain on this date.
  38. 1954 Sunday: The second phase of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu is preparing to erupt once again.  Both sides are resupplying and reinforcing their positions.  As People’s Army sappers continue ringing the outlying bases, Colonel Christian De Castries is now sending night patrols out to hamper the trenches drawing closer to posts such as Huguette 7.  Viet Minh infiltrators are crawling into the main base gathering intelligence and conducting acts of sabotage.  If not shot, the French put them to work as POWs.
  39. 1961 Tuesday: Art Modell purchases the NFL’s Cleveland Browns’ franchise for the then-record amount of $3,925,000.  Elsewhere, in Brooklyn, New York, future drummer with the rock-a-billy band, Stray Cats[vi]—Slim Jim Phantom—is born.
  40. 1963 Thursday: The Alcatraz Federal Prison Island in San Francisco Bay was emptied of its last inmates and closed at the order of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.
  41. 1964 Saturday: UCLA completes an undefeated NCAA basketball season, 30-0.
  42. 1965 Sunday: Civil rights demonstrators led by the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., began their third successful march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, with more than 3,000 civil rights protesters in tow.
  43. 1970 Saturday: Vinko Bogataj crashes during a ski-jumping championship in Germany; his image becomes that of the ‘agony of defeat guy” in opening credits of ABC’s Wide World of Sports.
  44. 1973 Wednesday: In his first professional fight, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, won a 4-round bout in Scranton, Pennsylvania, by beating Rodell Dupree