139. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2022

2006 Thursday: A key U.N. panel joined European and United Nation leaders in urging the Bush administration to close its POW camp in Guantanamo Bay, saying the indefinite detention of terror suspects- namely jihadis- there violated the world’s ban on torture. Bullshit- it’s what the scumbags deserve.

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139. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2022:

Lag BaOmer (Jewish Holiday)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Douglass White; U.S. Secretary of State Robert Bacon; Nazi Philipp Bouhler, AC/DC featuring Phil Rudd, Curved Air featuring Mike Wedgwood, Derek and the Dominoes featuring Eric Clapton, “In the Navy” by the Village People, the Who featuring Pete Townshend, and ZZ Top featuring Dusty Hill:

  1. 715 Wednesday: St. Gregory II begins his reign as the 89th Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until February 11, 731.  
  2. 1506 Saturday: Famed explorer and discoverer of the Americas- Christopher Columbus- designates his son, Diego, as his sole heir.
  3. 1536 Tuesday: After a court convicted her of adultery, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of English King Henry VIII, undergoes beheading on this date.
  4. 1568 Sunday:  English Queen Elizabeth I has her retainers arrest Mary Queen of Scots on charges of high treason.  
  5. 1588 Thursday: The Spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, Portugal; next stop: Great Britain and the climactic battle that would determine who would control England, the Spaniards, or the Brits.
  6. 1643 Tuesday: Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Harbor form the United Colonies of New England on this date.
  7. 1649 Wednesday: Following the execution of King Charles I, Parliament declared England to be a ‘republic;’ however, the nobility restored the monarchy in 1660.
  8. 1769 Friday: The reign of the 249th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XIV begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until September 22, 1774.
  9. 1780 Friday: A mysterious darkness enveloped much of New England and part of Canada in the early afternoon.
  10. 1792 Saturday: After heavy fighting Russian troops enter Poland.
  11. 1848 Friday: After taking a major ass whooping, Mexico surrenders Texas to the United States.
  12. 1863 Tuesday: The Civil War siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi commences on this date.
  13. 1865 Friday: Union cavalry finally catch up to and apprehend fugitive Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
  14. 1884 Monday: The Ringling Brothers Circus makes its debut.
  15. 1885 Tuesday: Under the command of German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, German troops colonize Cameroon and Togoland.  Imperial Germany is expanding her possessions around the globe, possessions they will lose after the First World War.
  16. 1910 Thursday: The passage of the Earth through the tail of Halley’s Comet causes near panic across the planet.
  17. 1911 Friday: A court in New York City handed down a conviction based upon fingerprint evidence; this was the first time in history that fingerprints convicted a criminal.
  18. 1913 Monday: California Governor Hiram Johnson, Republican, signed the Webb-Hartley Law prohibiting “aliens ineligible to citizenship” from owning farmland, a measure targeting Asian immigrants, particularly the Japanese.
  19. 1919 Monday: In New York City, the former 39th U.S. Secretary of State Robert Bacon died.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from January 27, 1909, to March 05, 1909.
  20. 1921 Thursday: Congress passed, and President Warren G. Harding signed the Emergency Quota Act, which established national quotas for immigrants.  Meanwhile, the 55th Associate Justice of Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Edward Douglass White, Democrat, appointed by President Grover Cleveland to fill Melville Fuller’s seat, died in Washington, D.C., on this date.
  21. 1927 Thursday: The silent movie, “Wings,” a World War I drama starring Clara Bow, Charles “Buddy” Rogers, and Richard Arlen, had its world premiere in San Antonio, Texas, where the film crew filmed it.  It went on to win an Academy Award for best picture.
  22. 1930 Monday: In South Africa, white women win voting rights.
  23. 1935 Sunday: T.E. Lawrence, also known as “Lawrence of Arabia,” died in Dorset, England, six days after suffering life-threatening injuries in a motorcycle crash.  Meanwhile, the National Football League gives the nod to an annual college draft, to commence the following year.
  24. 1940 Sunday: As the German war machine continues pressing its attacks across France, things are looking grim.  In some parts of the front, French armored forces are launching counterattacks, but they are few and far between.  Still, Paris is not yet ready to throw in the towel and still has hopes that somehow, they can turn things around in their fight against the Nazi juggernaut.  Meanwhile, Winston Churchill’s government is in communication with its leadership in the field and the two come to the same conclusion that they may have to evacuate the British Expeditionary Force- the BEF- from the beaches of France if things don’t soon turn around for them.
  25. 1941 Monday: The Fascist Italian commander in East Africa- the Duke of Aosta- surrenders with 7,000 of his remaining troops at Amba Alagi.  Out of 230,000 Italian troops throughout East Africa, only 80,000 remain.  The fight will continue on but soon all Axis resistance will lay down their weapons and surrender.  Il Duce let them down.
  26. 1942 Tuesday: The Second Battle of Kharkov continues on the Eastern Front as German panzer forces continue trading blows with Soviet units determined to prevent the fall of the city for as long as they can hold out. 
  27. 1943 Wednesday: In his second wartime address to the U.S. Congress, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill pledged his country’s full support in the fight against Japan.  That same day, top U.S. and British officials meeting in Washington reached agreement on May 1, 1944, as the date for the D-Day invasion of France.  However, the operation did not launch until more than a month later.  Finally, the German government declares Berlin “Jew-Free.”
  28. 1944 Friday: German defenses in Italy begin to collapse after the loss of the hilltop fortress of Monte Cassino.  Although they are forced into retreat, the Germans movement north up the Italian Peninsula is orderly and conducted with a masterly defensive withdrawal.  New defensive positions await them in northern Italy where the Germans will remain until war’s end.
  29. 1945 Saturday: In Germany, Philipp Bouhler, Chief of the Chancellery of the Führer of the NDSAP 06-1933 to 05-07-1945, committed suicide on this date.  Elsewhere, English songwriter and guitarist of the Who[i], Pete Townshend, is born on this date in Chiswick, Middlesex, England.  Meanwhile, the Battle of Okinawa continues as the Japanese severely bloody and beat up U.S. forces struggling to seize control of Ishimmi Ridge.  Elsewhere, Free French and British forces begin reclaiming Syria and other parts of the region from Vichy French forces.  The Arab citizens pour out in droves protesting their arrival as they have been dreaming of independence.
  30. 1949 Thursday: Dusty Hill, future bassist, and vocalist with the Texas rock band, ZZ Top[ii], is born in Dallas, Texas, on this date.
  31. 1950 Friday: Future member of the British rock band, Curved Air[iii]– Mike Wedgwood, bassist- is born in Derby, England, on this date.
  32. 1954 Wednesday: Postmaster General Summerfield approves CIA mail-opening project.  Elsewhere, future drummer with the Australian rock band, AC/DC[iv]–Phil Rudd (drums 1975-1983 / 1994-2015)—is born on this date in Melbourne, Australia.
  33. 1958 Monday: The United States and Canada form the joint North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).
  34. 1962 Saturday: Actress Marilyn Monroe sang “Happy Birthday to You” to President John F. Kennedy during a Democratic fundraiser at New York’s Madison Square Garden.  Meanwhile, Stan Musial breaks Honus Wagner’s National League hit record with 3,431.
  35. 1964 Tuesday: The State Department disclosed that it had found 40 hidden microphones in the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, USSR.
  36. 1967 Friday: The United States Air Force commences bombing North Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
  37. 1973 Saturday: Secretariat won the Preakness Stakes, the second of his Triple Crown victories.
  38. 1974 Sunday: Erno Rubik invented the puzzle that the world came to know as the “Rubik’s Cube.”
  39. 1979 Saturday: English guitarist and vocalist, Eric Clapton[v], weds the wife of his best friend, George Harrison, Patty Boyd Harrison.  His love for her sparked the love song that is as powerful today as it was then, “Layla,” recorded with his Derek and the Dominoes band.  Meanwhile, “In the Navy” by the homosexual musical group, the Village People[vi], hits #3 on the rock music charts.
  40. 1981 Tuesday: An Irish Republican landmine in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, killed five British soldiers on this date.
  41. 1984 Saturday: In the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Finals, the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Islanders 4 games to 1.
  42. 1990 Saturday: Heavyweight boxer Greg Page’s record falls to 31-9 when Mark Wills scores a TKO at 1:34 of Round 6 in a 10-round bout.
  43. 1992 Tuesday: The 27th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits Congress from raising its own salaries (what has happened to this amendment?) underwent ratification on this date.  Elsewhere in the United States, in a case that drew much national notoriety, the teenaged lover of Joey Buttafuoco, Amy Fisher, of Massapequa, N.Y., shot his wife, Mary Jo Buttafuoco, seriously wounding her. 
  44. 1993 Wednesday: The Clinton White House set off a political storm by abruptly firing the entire staff of its travel office; five of the seven staffers later won reinstatement and appointment to other areas of the government.
  45. 1994 Thursday: Former first lady Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis died in New York at age 64.
  46. 1998 Tuesday: In Nashville, Tennessee, heavyweight boxer Greg Page improves his pro record to 54-12-1 by beating George Harris via a TKO in the 1st Round.
  47. 2000 Friday: The bones of the most complete and best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton went on display in Chicago on this date.
  48. 2006 Thursday: A key U.N. panel joined European and United Nation leaders in urging the Bush administration to close its POW camp in Guantanamo Bay, saying the indefinite detention of terror suspects- namely jihadis- there violated the world’s ban on torture.  Bullshit- it’s what the scumbags deserve.  Meanwhile, lead singer of the British band, Freddie & the Dreamers[vii]– Freddie Garrity- dies on this date.
  49. 2007 Friday: Grotesquely overweight liberal filmmaker Michael Moore, releases his movie, “Sicko,” a dark ‘expose’ of the American medical system.  Putzes like him praise the medical systems one finds in Cuba, Venezuela, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, North Korea, and communist China; go figure.  At the Cannes Film Festival, reviews are mixed.
  50. 2008 Sunday: Barack Obama picked up the endorsement of Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia, less than a week after Hillary Rodham Clinton overwhelmingly won the state’s primary.  Elsewhere, Chinese stood still, and sirens wailed to mourn the country’s nearly 87,000 earthquake victims.
  51. 2009 Monday: Bahrain recognizes Kosovo as a free and independent nation.
  52. 2010 Tuesday: After the military stormed a protest camp in the center of the city, red shirt protesters set numerous buildings across Bangkok on fire.   
  53. 2011 Wednesday: Following the Obama administration’s placing of sanctions onto President Bashar al-Assad over his reaction against Islamists running amok in the country, Damascus condemns the Obama administration for its unilateral actions.   Elsewhere, as the people of North Korea continue starving to death, the United Nations World Food Program begins calling for assistance to help these downtrodden denizens of the world’s absolute worst nation.
  54. 2012 Saturday: Robert Spitzer, a retired American psychiatrist, claims his 2001 study was ‘fatally flawed’; the study falsely supported the myth that gay people could be ‘cured’.
  55. 2013 Sunday: Off the coast of California, U.S. Navy dolphins discover a rare 19th Century torpedo.  Elsewhere, the North Korean navy captures a Chi-Com fishing vessel and demands a ransom for the return of the ship and its crew.  Wow.
  56. 2014 Monday: The United Nations and the European Union send workers, supplies, and equipment to storm-ravaged Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia in the wake of floods that killed at least 36 people and hurt many, many more.  The floods left many people homeless and destitute, so the aid was a Godsend for the people.
  57. 2015 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, Prince Charles shakes hands with Gerry Adams, president of the Sinn Fein party, which was formerly part of the militant Irish Republican Army; Prince Charles is the first member of the British royal family to meet him.
  58. 2016 Thursday: Montenegro signs an accession agreement with NATO which will put the former part of Yugoslavia on track for eventual membership.  Each of the member nations of NATO will have to either yay or nay the entry of the country into the world’s largest and oldest military alliance but in a world where everyone trembles over Russia and the Chi-Coms, their entry should be welcome.
  59. 2017 Friday: Sweden dropped a rape investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who remained holed up in the Ecuadoran London embassy to avoid arrest and possible extradition to the United States to face charges stemming from the publication of thousands of pages of classified documents.  
  60. 2018 Saturday: Britain’s Prince Harry wed American actress Meghan Markle in a service that reflected Harry’s royal heritage and his bride’s biracial roots, as well as their shared commitment to put a more diverse, modern face on the monarchy.  In so doing, he would find himself booted out of the royal family and when Ms. Markle dumps him, he will be living on the streets.  Such is young love!
  61. 2019 Sunday: At historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, billionaire Robert F. Smith announces he will pay off the college loans of nearly 400 graduating seniors, urging them to pay their good luck forward.  God bless him.  Meanwhile 8 of 9 planets align on the same side of the Sun on this date.
  62. 2020 Tuesday: Neil Cavuto is still expressing outrage as are numerous other liberal talking heads and pundits due to him being unashamed that he is taking hydroxychloroquine sulfate as a preventative against the Chinese Virus.  Speaking of COVID-19, here are the stats for the world: 4,893,195 number of confirmed cases, 322,861 confirmed deaths, but 1,686,487 confirmed recoveries which is good.   In the United States, we have 1,558,631 confirmed cases, 92,258 confirmed deaths, but 297,153 confirmed recoveries which again is great.  In the three states where we have chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, we begin with California first: 81,795 number of confirmed cases, 3,334 confirmed deaths, but 0 confirmed recoveries since Gov. Gavin Newsom won’t provide them.  Next, here’s Hawaii: 641 number of confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, but 573 confirmed recoveries; thank you, Gov. Ige.  Finally, we have Washington state where they have a crackpot governor talking about ‘conspiracies from the planet Pluto,’ here are the stats: 18,811 number of confirmed cases, 1,031 confirmed deaths, but 0 confirmed recoveries due to the state not reporting them.  Meanwhile, communist China continues misreporting the statistics but sources within Hong Kong continue getting the truth out and the numbers are 10-15-percent higher than what Beijing is reporting.  Go figure.  
  63. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 165,457,298 confirmed cases, +571,756, 3,429,560  confirmed deaths, +11,341 and 145,664,210 confirmed recoveries, +65,660.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,795,693 confirmed cases, UP 23,533 from yesterday’s reporting, 601,879 confirmed deaths, UP 565,[viii] and 27,295,523 confirmed recoveries, UP 48,317.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]   
  64. 2021 Wednesday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, There Have Been 285,552 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, Joe is shy 174,057 deaths.     
  65. 2021 Wednesday 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: 3,772,275 confirmed cases, 62,754 confirmed deaths, and 2,014,099 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,299,596 confirmed cases, 36,287 confirmed deaths, and 1,903,074 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,889 confirmed cases, 492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 426,465 confirmed cases, 5,713 confirmed deaths, and 208,961 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Texas: they have 2,937,461 confirmed cases, 51,298 confirmed deaths, and 2,809,993 confirmed recoveries.[x]    
  66. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,221 confirmed cases, 6,395 confirmed deaths, and 832,232 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Cuba, a communist hellhole that liberal Americans for some unexplainable reason seem to worship and love: 128,094 cases of the virus, 834 confirmed deaths and 120,282 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  67. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,896.04, DOWN 164.62 points (-0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,299.74, DOWN 3.90 points (-0.029%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,115.68, DOWN 12.15 points (-0.29%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.38 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,869.20 per troy oz., -12.60 (-0.65%) while the price of SILVER is $27.79 per troy ounce, -0.23 (-0.84%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,194.50 per troy oz, -7.10 (-0.59%) while the price of COPPER is $4.59 per pound, -0.00 (-0.04%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,869.29 per troy oz, -33.59 (-1.16%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,200.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.70%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.94.     In Venezuelan Bolivar, one greenback equals 248,487.64 (that’s socialism for you) and in Vietnamese Dong, a buck equals 23,045.00 and in West African CFA Franc, one dollar equals 532.50 of theirs.[xv]     
  68. 2021 Wednesday 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 $4.144 per gallon, $2.887 in Florida, $3.886 in Hawaii, and $3.547 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Wisconsin: $2.877.  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- Kyrgyzstan: $2.313 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,305,687,729,011 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.  
  69. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– today is the 58th day in which the appointed ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has FAILED to visit the southern border.  What’s up with that?   Speaking of the border calamity, One America News reports today’s stats regarding JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- as of today, the cost of caring for illegal aliens is $519,152,882.  The number of illegals that have crossed into the United States this year alone sits at 1,555,337 invaders whom the Biden regime is dumping across the United States.  One America News reports the number of illegals in the United States is around 35,555,336 which is incredible, but we have long said that the numbers of illegal alien invaders is between 35-50 million which is not flipping good.  Round ‘em up and begin deporting them.  NOW.  Apparently, along with the more than a million who have flooded into the United States this year, the Biden regime is going to allow in an additional 260 ‘vulnerable illegal aliens,’ i.e., gays, trannys, and other victimized groups, into the U.S. every day where the taxpayers will pay their way.
  70. 2021 Wednesday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Colombian leaders confirm the death of prominent FARC leader Jesus Santrich- killed in Venezuela.  Venezuelan dictator (and former bus driver) Nicolas Maduro says he knows nothing about it.   In other overseas-related news, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi calls for a ‘diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.’  What is wrong, Mumbles?  Chi-Coms not dumping enough cash in your bank accounts. 
  71. 2021 Wednesday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– After Maricopa County, Arizona, Democrat election officials did their best to delete as much data related to the 2020 Elections, election auditors have announced they have recovered the deleted databases. 
  72. 2021 Wednesday I: Joe Biden News– A mushed-mouth Joe Biden spoke to U.S. Coast Guard grads and after telling them that ‘COVID-19 has prepared you to meet any challenge,’ he lit them up for not being overly enthusiastic about his incredibly low-key, incoherent speech and called them ‘dull,’ forcing them to applaud his stumbling, bumbling speech.  It was incredibly embarrassing to be sure.   Meanwhile, when a news reporter asked Joe Biden about “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ attack on him during the primary debates of last year over his record on busing, the slow-witted moron who resides in the White House said of her comments that her comments were ‘f**king bulls**t.”  (Note- increasing belligerence and anger is yet another sign of mental decline).
  73. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden Regime News I- the regime announces it is going to release 3 terrorists languishing in Gitmo.  (Note- why not try the SOBs and then execute them?).  Next, the regime slanders the impressive, peace-bringing Abraham Accords, basically labeling them as fecal matter.  Wow.  Next, the regime is offering little support to Israel.  It would appear that she will have to fight on in solitude against Hamas and Hezbollah trash seeking to destroy her.  Moving on, Joe Biden’s court-packing commission is meeting soon with answers as to how the Democrats can continue trashing the federal court system.  (Note- a McLaughlin poll says that 64-percent of Americans believe Joe Biden won’t be running in 2024 and that President Donald J. Trump will decimate “Kooky Kamala” Harris should this quack somehow become the Democratic Party’s sacrificial 2024 lamb).
  74. 2021 Wednesday K: Joe Biden Regime News II– The BIG Joe Biden regime news of the day is that the regime is lifting all sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline running beneath the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany.  This will bring cheap Russian natural gas to Europe.  What could be wrong with that?  Well, it provides the Putin regime loads of high-paying jobs while increasing his regime’s power and reach across all non-Russia Europe, something President Donald J. Trump fought against, and which Joe Biden has now overturned- and they claim the 45th president was a stooge of the Russians for four long years.  Wow.  What could be wrong with the Russians supplying the main source of energy to Europe?  Why have NATO?  Add to that Joe Biden shutting down the Keystone XL Pipeline on Day 1 and the Colonial Pipeline suffering a Russian hacking attack.  Again, WTF?  Yet, all we hear are crickets…
  75. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News I– The GOP is expected to release their ‘counteroffer’ to Joe Biden’s multi-trillion-dollar 2022 Budget soon.  We await it with bated breath.  Next, Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-FL 12th congressional district, ripped Health and Human Services Secretary (and California’s shame) Xavier Becerra a new one over the secretary’s stance on ‘partial birth abortion.’  Secretary Becerra sidestepped ‘partial birth abortion’ by mumbling about no actual law prohibiting the barbaric practice.  Ah, one must love the Pro-Death Movement.  Meanwhile, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, RINO-GA, says he is running for re-election in 2022.  Loser.  Elsewhere, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom released his 2019 tax returns.  Big whoop.
  76. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News II– Senator Tommy Tuberville, R-AL, seeks to codify into law what President Donald J. Trump sought to do back in 2017 and that is to keep U.S. soldiers, sailors, Marines, airmen-and-women, Coast Guard, and other military retirement funds out of communist China.  Back in 2017, the 45th president discovered that the five-member panel that manages military personnel retirement funds were going to invest the money in Chi-Com companies which means that money ALWAYS manages to find its way into Chi-Com military corporations.  That is insane, as insane as allowing the Chinese Communist Party to manufacture the pharmaceuticals the American people rely upon to protect their health.  We hope you succeed in this valiant effort, Senator Tuberville.
  77. 2021 Wednesday N: Political News III– The U.S. Department of Justice is creating a task force to combat Chi-Vi fraud in the United States and around the world wherever it may be connected to the U.S.  Next, President Donald J. Trump is encouraging lawmakers to vote against the proposed 01-06-2021 Capitol Hill Riots, aka the largest false flag operation in the history of American politics, ‘commission’ to investigate the events surrounding that day.  The Democrats do not want to investigate Antifa, Black Lives Matter, or any other domestic terrorist group, just the events of January 06, 2021, which means they want to investigate President Trump yet again, hoping against hope, they can somehow tar and feather him as some sort of Osama bin Laden.  Later in the day, the House voted to establish the commission with 35 Republicans[xix] joining the Democrats.   Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, hoped that Republicans would not vote ‘aye’ on this garbage and yet they did.  Sad, extremely sad.
  78. 2021 Wednesday O: Political News IV– A U.S. Army chaplain found himself reprimanded for being critical of the NEW U.S. Army’s ‘tranny policy.’  This occurred back on May 12 when Chaplain Major Andrew Calvert commented on his personal social media page where he expressed his religious views and mentioned his support for the ban on trannys serving in the U.S. military.  Once again, a conservative thinker is smacked down for sharing his or her personal views.  What a load of crap.   Next, despite what Pope Francis has ordered, U.S. bishops are going to begin debating Joe Biden receiving/not receiving communion over his Pro-Death policies.  We hope they excommunicate the old bastard.   He certainly is NO Catholic.  Elsewhere, ultra-left, Soros-funded hack Attorney General Leticia James says that investigation into President Donald J. Trump is now a ‘criminal matter.’[xx]  Soros’ ankle-biting dog strikes again.  Finally, attorney Mark McCloskey, R-MO, announced that he is running for U.S. Senate in Rush Limbaugh’s home state.
  79. 2021 Wednesday P: Political News V– In the city controlled by Mayor Lori “The Loser” Lightfoot, DS-Chicago, so far this year there have been 1,200 shootings.  Oh- she also will no longer permit white people to interview her.  Racist?  Of course, but Democrats claim it’s somehow not.  Go figure.  In the Keystone State, businessman Lou Barletta is running to replace the POS they have for governor now, the extremely corrupt Tom Wolf.  We hope he clobbers him.  Elsewhere, Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, is pressing the Joe Biden regime over its use of encrypted communications so as to avoid any type of oversight.  This is akin to Hillary Rodham Clinton having a private server next door to her basement crapper.  Can you imagine what would be said if President Donald J. Trump was the one committing this highly questionable act?  Ye gods, don’t even want to think about it.
  80. 2021 Wednesday Q: Miscellaneous News I– A medical panel recommends colon cancer screenings beginning at age 45.  Next, Southern Command plans to double its emerging tech areas budget in 2022.  Next, Yosemite National Park is going to require reservations through September so as not to overcrowd America’s most popular national park.  Elsewhere, Lollapalooza Music Festival returns in Chicago on June 29.  Elsewhere, Lamborghini projects a fully electric car by 2030.
  81. 2021 Wednesday R: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, we have the Super Lotto Draw #3561 with a $47 million jackpot on the line.  Next, we have the Powerball Draw #847 with a $201 million jackpot on the line for some lucky soul(s).   First, here are the results for the Super Lotto draw tonight- 04, 16, 18, 32, 44, and Mega 20.  Out of 125,265 winning tickets, the highest winners are THREE people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $15,174 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Christy’s Donut in Los Angeles, CA 90062; (2) Safeway Fuel in South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (they hit on May 08, 2021, too); and (3) Love’s Travel Stop in Westmorland, CA 92281.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball: 11, 13, 55, 56, 69, and Powerball 04.   Out of 83,446 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $14,910 apiece.
  82. 2022 Thursday: We are behind, yes, we know that…

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The next album by the Beach Boys was filler of sorts what with it being an album of covers done with acoustic instruments and vocals.  “Beach Boys Party” came out on November 08, 1965 and was received well even though the times they were a-changing all-right.  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), and Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  Brian Wilson had by this time suffered his first mental breakdown due to the constant stress of being forced by his family members to write hit songs and commercial albums as well as nonstop touring and friction with his abusive father Murray.  He also was experimenting with the popular drugs of the time so he could raise the level of his songwriting which was to come.  Great album for an increasingly contentious time in the history of the world which is why we encourage everyone to seek it out and enjoy.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.

[ii] We look forward to sharing the music of this famed, “Little Ol’ Band from Texas,” ZZ Top sometime in the next decade.

[iii] Not sure as to when we will be promoting the music of Curved Air but when we do, you will be among the first to know.

[iv] We are not sure when AC/DC will be in the works, but you bet they will be at some point, possibly in 2027-2028.

[v] We should have promoted the music of Eric Clapton when we did the music of both Cream and the Yardbirds, but we failed to do so.  We hope to do it extremely soon so please remain vigilant for the day we do.  We thank you.

[vi] We hope to promote the music of the Village People in the not-too-distant future.  Don’t want anyone calling us homophobic. 

[vii] Not sure when we will do the music of Freddie and the Dreamers but one day, we most certainly will so continue reading our political site until we do.

[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 are the 35 RINOs who voted for the ‘commission’: Liz Cheney, WY, Tom Rice, S.C., Dan Newhouse, WA, Anthony Gonzalez, OH, Adam Kinzinger, IL, Fred Upton, MI, Jaime Herrera-Beutler, WA, Peter Meijer, MI, John Katko, NY, David Valadao, CA, Tom Reed, NY, Don Bacon, NE, John Curtis, UT, Brian Fitzpatrick, PA, Andrew Garbarino, NY, Tony Gonzales, TX, Dusty Johnson, SD, David Joyce, OH, Chris Smith, NJ, Van Taylor, TX, Chris Jacobs, NY, David McKinley, W. VA, Jeff Fortenberry, NE, Maria Elvira Salazar, FL, Mariannette Miller-Meeks, IA, Steve Womack, AR, Stephanie Bice, OK, French Hill, AR, Mike Simpson, ID, Rodney Davis, IL, Blake Moore, UT, Michael Guest, MS, Trey Hollingsworth, IN, Carlos Gimenez, FL, and Cliff Bentz, OR.  The 10 who voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump are here as are others whom we do not know.  Some are curious as to WHY Mariannette Miller-Meeks of Iowa would vote to establish this bogus commission after the Democrats tried to strip her of her victory.  WTF?

[xx] President Trump says this is yet another political witch hunt.

126. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 06, 2022

1987 Wednesday: Colorado Senator Gary Hart, who dared the press to catch him in an affair, suffers reporters catching him with his girlfriend, Donna Rice, and denies it. This will cost him his shot at the Democratic presidential nomination.

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126. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 06, 2022:

National Nurses Day, Kentucky Oaks Day, and Military Spouse Appreciation Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Strong;  U.S. Attorney General Philander C. Knox; U.S. Secretary of State Philander C. Knox; U.S. Secretary of War William Crowninshield Endicott; U.S. Senator Richard Shelby; WBA Heavyweight Champion Jimmy Ellis; Average White Band featuring Robbie McIntosh, Bad Company featuring Brian Howe, the Bee Gees, Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band featuring Bob Seger, Elton John (band) featuring Davey Johnstone, Foo Fighters featuring Chris Shiflett, Michael Jackson, and the Soft Machine featuring Mike Ratledge:

  1. 1501 Monday: In the Papal States, future 222nd Roman Catholic Pope Marcellus II is born Marcello Cervini degli Spannochi.  He would pick up his Holy Cross on April 09, 1555 and would carry it forward to May 01, 1555.
  2. 1527 Friday: The Renaissance ends as Spanish and German troops sack Rome in an orgy of looting, murder, and rape.
  3. 1529 Monday: At the Battle of Gogra, the Mongol Emperor Babur beats the combined Afghan and Bengal armies.
  4. 1757 Friday: During the Seven Years’ War, Prussian troops under King Frederick II forced Austrian soldiers to retreat in the Battle of Prague, but ultimately failed to capture the city.
  5. 1787 Sunday: The first Black Masonic Lodge, African #459, forms at Prince Hall in Boston, Massachusetts.
  6. 1808 Friday: Future 40th Associate Supreme Court Justice William Strong, first a Democrat and then a Republican (served: February 18, 1870, to December 14, 1880), is born in Somers, Connecticut, on this date.
  7. 1835 Wednesday: James Gordon Bennett published the “New York Herald” for the first time.
  8. 1840 Wednesday: Britain’s first adhesive postage stamp, the Penny Black, officially went into circulation five days after its introduction.
  9. 1851 Tuesday: Linus Yale patented the clock-type lock on this date.
  10. 1853 Friday: In Brownsville, Pa., future 40th U.S. Secretary of State Philander C. Knox is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President William Howard Taft from March 06, 1909, to March 05, 1913.  Prior to this position, Knox also served the nation as its 44th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he would serve under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt from April 05, 1901, to June 30, 1904, then became 40th U.S. Secretary of State and then finally a senator from Pennsylvania.
  11. 1861 Monday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis approves war between the Confederate States of America and the United States of America.  Meanwhile, Arkansas and Tennessee become the eighth and ninth states to secede from the U.S.
  12. 1863 Wednesday: The Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia ended with a Confederate victory over Union forces.
  13. 1864 Friday: General William T. Sherman and his troops begin the drive on Atlanta, Georgia.
  14. 1877 Sunday: Crazy Horse surrenders to U.S. troops in Nebraska.  
  15. 1882 Saturday: President Chester Alan Arthur, Republican, signed the Chinese Exclusion Act, which barred immigrants from China to the United States for 10 years took place on this date in history; however, Arthur had opposed an earlier version of the bill, which barred Chinese immigrants for 20 years.
  16. 1889 Monday: The Eiffel Tower officially opens to the public at the Universal Exposition in Paris.  The exposition also featured the first automobile in Paris, the Mercedes-Benz.
  17. 1890 Tuesday: The Mormon Church renounces polygamy.  (Tell that to Warren Jeffs and his group…)
  18. 1900 Sunday: In Boston, Massachusetts, the 36th U.S. Secretary of War William Crowninshield Endicott died at age 73. A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 05, 1885, to March 05, 1889.
  19. 1903 Wednesday: In Major League Baseball in a game against the Detroit Tigers, the Chicago White Sox commit a record 12 errors.
  20. 1910 Friday: Britain’s Edwardian Era ended with the death of King Edward VII; George V. succeeded him.
  21. 1915 Thursday: While playing for the Boston Red Sox, Babe Ruth hit his first major league home run on this date.
  22. 1916 Saturday: During World War I in the African Theater, Belgium troops march into Kigali, German East Africa.
  23. 1919 Tuesday: In the aftermath of the First World War, the Paris Peace Conference disposes of Germany’s overseas empire; German East Africa goes to Britain and France while German Southwest Africa goes to South Africa.
  24. 1934 Sunday: In Birmingham, Alabama, future Republican Senator Richard Shelby is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 01, 1987, and remains there to this day.
  25. 1935 Monday: The Works Progress Administration began operating under an executive order signed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
  26. 1937 Thursday: The hydrogen-filled German airship, the Hindenburg, burned and crashed in Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 35 of the 97 people aboard and a Navy crewmember on the ground.
  27. 1940 Monday: Author John Steinbeck receives the Pulitzer Prize for the novel, “The Grapes of Wrath.”
  28. 1941 Tuesday: In the USSR, Josef Stalin becomes the Soviet premier, replacing Vyacheslav M. Molotov.  Elsewhere, at California’s March Field, Bob Hope performs his first USO show before an audience of servicemen.
  29. 1942 Wednesday: During World War II, some 15,000 American and Filipino troops on Corregidor surrendered to Japanese forces.
  30. 1943 Thursday: During World War II, the British 8th Army opens an assault on Axis-held Tunis.   Elsewhere, in Maidstone, Kent, England, future keyboardist with the British rock band the Soft Machine- Mike Ratledge is born. 
  31. 1945 Sunday: As the war in Europe sputtered to its end, Nazi broadcaster Axis Sally made her final broadcast to Allied troops before fleeing.  Elsewhere, in Detroit, Michigan, future singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist with Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band- Bob Seger- is born.
  32. 1946 Monday: The New York Yankees became the first major league baseball team to travel by airplane.
  33. 1950 Saturday: Future drummer with the Average White Band[i] (1972-74), Robbie McIntosh, is born in Dundee, Scotland, on this date.
  34. 1951 Sunday: Future longtime guitarist with the Elton John[ii] band, Davey Johnstone, is born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on this date.
  35. 1954 Thursday: Medical student Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile during a track meet in Oxford, England, in 3:59.4.   Meanwhile, in the fight for Dien Bien Phu in French Indochina, two American pilots- James B. McGovern- nicknamed “Earthquake McGoon” for a comic strip character of the time and his co-pilot Wallace Buford bit the dust today.  McGovern- flying his 45th supply run to Dien Bien Phu with a full load of ammunition for his French allies suffered AA damage to the tail.  The plane was unable to complete its mission and as the C-119 struggled to make it away from enemy troops clipped the side of a mountain flying low through a valley, flipped over, and blew up killing the crew.  These were the first two American casualties of the Vietnam War.[iii]
  36. 1957 Monday: U.S. Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize for his book, “Profiles in Courage.”
  37. 1959 Wednesday: Art dealers sold the Picasso painting of a Dutch girl for $154,000 in London.  At the time, it was the highest price any living painter ever received for an original artwork.
  38. 1960 Friday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Civil Rights Act of 1960.
  39. 1962 Sunday: In the first test of its kind, the submerged submarine USS Ethan Allen fired a Polaris missile armed with a nuclear warhead that detonated above the Pacific Ocean.
  40. 1968 Monday: French student protesters and police clashed outside the Sorbonne in Paris, resulting in hundreds of arrests and injuries.
  41. 1974 Monday: West German Chancellor Willy Brandt resigned after one of his aides was exposed as an East German spy.
  42. 1975 Tuesday: Former WBA heavyweight champion Jimmy Young ends his professional career on a high note by knocking out Carl Baker at 2:48 of the first round of a 10-round bout.  His record improved to 40-12-1.  The fight occurred at Sports Stadium in Orlando, Fla.
  43. 1981 Wednesday: The U.S. expels ALL Libyan diplomats.  Meanwhile, a jury of international architects and sculptors unanimously selected the entry of Maya Ying Lin for the design of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
  44. 1987 Wednesday: Colorado Senator Gary Hart, who dared the press to catch him in an affair, suffers reporters catching him with his girlfriend, Donna Rice, and denies it.  This will cost him his shot at the Democratic presidential nomination.
  45. 1992 Wednesday: Former Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev delivered a speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, where Winston Churchill one spoke of the “Iron Curtain”; Gorbachev said the world was still divided between North and South, rich, and poor.
  46. 1994 Friday: In South Africa, Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress become the winners of the presidential elections.  Meanwhile, Lennox “The Lion” Lewis scores a TKO over Phil Jackson in the 8th round of their heavyweight title fight.  Finally, former Arkansas state worker Paula Jones filed suit against President Bill Clinton, alleging he had sexually harassed her in 1991.  Jones reached a settlement with Clinton in November 1998.  What’s more, a rail tunnel under the English Channel officially opens, connecting Britain and the European mainland for the first time since the last Ice Age.
  47. 1997 Tuesday: In the NHL, the Hartford Whalers become the Carolina Hurricanes.  Meanwhile, the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducts Michael Jackson[iv] and the Bee Gees[v].  Elsewhere, four health care companies agreed to a settlement of $600 million to hemophiliacs who had contracted AIDS from tainted blood between the years of 1978-1985.
  48. 2001 Sunday: During a trip to Syria, Pope John Paul II becomes the first pope to enter a mosque.  Elsewhere, the parents of Chandra Levy reported her missing to police in Washington, DC.  Searchers later discovered the intern’s body on May 22, 2002, in Rock Creek Park.
  49. 2002 Monday: “Spider Man” became the first movie to earn more than $100 million in its first weekend.
  50. 2007 Sunday: In France, Nicolas Sarkozy wins the presidential election.
  51. 2008 Tuesday: Chinese leader Hu Jintao arrives in Tokyo for a landmark five-day state visit to a country that devastated much of theirs in the 1930s and the 1940s.   Meanwhile, in the U.S. Democrat voters go to the polls in North Carolina and Indiana.  Senator Barack Obama, D-IL, crushes his foe, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY, in the Tarheels State while Hillary manages to eke out a win in Indiana.
  52. 2009 Wednesday: The state legislature of Maine legalizes same-sex unions in their state.
  53. 2010 Thursday: North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il reportedly meets with Chi-Com President Hu Jintao in Beijing on this date.   Elsewhere, Russian marines rescue the ship, Moscow University, and her crew of 23, from the Somali pirates who captured her the day before.  Meanwhile, Afghan protesters take to the streets to protest the mistreatment of their fellow citizens who have sought refuge in neighboring Iran.
  54. 2011 Friday: Al Qaida confirms the death of its leader, Osama bin Laden, and threatens revenge.   Meanwhile, President Barack Obama meets with the members of Seal Team 6 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and awards them with the Presidential Unit Citation.
  55. 2012 Sunday: In the second round of the French presidential election, Francois Hollande is confirmed the winner.  In so doing, he becomes the 24th president of the nation.   Elsewhere, due to misbehavior by Islamists in Egypt, the Defense Ministry in Cairo puts up barricades around its complex to thwart further attacks.
  56. 2013 Monday: Kidnap-rape victims Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight, who went missing separately about a decade earlier while in their teens or early 20s, underwent rescue from a house just south of downtown Cleveland.  (Their captor, Ariel Castro, hanged himself in prison in September 2013 at the beginning of a life sentence plus 1,000 years.  Meanwhile, Wal-Mart’s earnings surpass that of Exxon Mobil, becoming the largest company by revenue on the Fortune 500 list.  Finally, the U.S. Senate passes a bill that will allow the federal government to collect taxes on online sales.
  57. 2014 Tuesday: Former heavyweight boxer, Jimmy Ellis, died in Louisville, Kentucky, on this date at age 74.  During his career, he fought 53 professional bouts, notching up 40 wins (24 by KO), 12 losses, and one draw.  His career began on 19-April-1965 through 06-May-1975.  For a brief period, he owned the WBA heavyweight title.  Elsewhere, according to Brainy History, Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce company, files plans for a U.S. IPO.  Financial experts expect the offering to be one of the largest in the U.S. and may raise more funding than the Facebook IPO may in 2012.  Finally, the leader of Boko Haram- Abubakar Shekau- releases a video, nearly an hour in length, in which, he brags about kidnapping loads of Nigerian schoolgirls even though outraged liberals like First Lady Michelle Obama furiously tweet out tweets with the hashtag ‘Bring Back Our Girls.’  Oh, gee- absolutely scary.
  58. 2015 Wednesday:  Also, according to Brainy History, in response to terrorist dangers such as the January shootings at French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo, the French National Assembly passes a law to expand the government’s surveillance powers; critics warn that the act will violate civil liberties.    Meanwhile, Governor Larry Hogan, R-MY, ends his state of emergency declaration, one he issued in the wake of ongoing riots over the death of Freddie Gray.
  59. 2016 Friday: For the first time in four decades, the North Korean Workers Party convenes to discuss what to do next as the country faces increasing opposition and additional sanctions for its tests of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles.  What to do, what to do?
  60. 2017 Saturday: In exchange for numerous Boko Haram suspects in custody, the Islamic terror groups releases 84 of their kidnapped schoolgirls.  Meanwhile, France bans fashion models that are little more than human scarecrows and demands labeling of digital image enhancement of all models so sensitive schmucks aren’t body shamed.
  61. 2018 Sunday: The number of homes destroyed by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano reached 26, as scientists reported lava spewing more than 200 feet into the air.   Elsewhere, the Israeli Defense Forces come upon a group of Palestinian terrorists attempting to sabotage the border wall preventing terrorism from soiling Israeli land and in the ensuing melee shoots and kills three of the rogues and injures two others.  The Israelis also come across a Hamas border outpost and runs the buggers off.  However, Hamas releases video in which it claims they have breached the border wall and are infiltrating hundreds of jihadists into the world’s only Jewish state.  Track ‘em down and kill ‘em all.
  62. 2019 Monday: Surprisingly, Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah- after ‘global condemnation’- lifts the death penalty for gay sex and for adulterers.  (But you still can’t do it…or else).  Elsewhere, following President Donald J. Trump’s suggestion that he may impose billions of dollars of new tariffs on Chi-Com-made goods, the communist Chinese stock market topple by 5-percent by midday.  What to do, what to do?  (Note- the Chi-Coms must stop screwing us…)
  63. 2020 Wednesday: Word comes out today that Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York is going to hit every out-of-state medical professional who answered his call to come help the Empire State through its (self-imposed) COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis with state income taxes.  Currently, there are 3,755,341 confirmed cases of Kung Flu worldwide, 263,831 confirmed deaths, and 1,245,415 confirmed recoveries.  Thank you, communist China.  In the United States, we have 1,259,604 confirmed cases of the Wuhan Flu, 74,577 confirmed deaths, and 170,859 confirmed recoveries.  In California, we have 59,698 confirmed cases and 2,439 confirmed deaths but no mention of recoveries.  In Hawaii, we have 626 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 588 confirmed recoveries while in Washington state, there are 15,905 confirmed cases and 870 confirmed deaths but like California, no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Curious.  Meanwhile, communist China claims 88,423 confirmed cases of the Wuhan Flu, 4,633 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  Got to love their honesty (joke).
  64. 2020 Wednesday A: Long-time vocalist with the British rock band Bad Company[vi] (following the departure of original vocalist Paul Rodgers) Brian Howe died at age 66 in Lake Placid, Florida.  He served as the band’s vocalist from 1986 to 1993 and kept the band’s success alive.   Meanwhile, Venezuela announces that it is going to try the so-called ‘mercenaries’ captured a few days earlier by its armed forces in the nation’s civil courts, including the two supposed American ringleaders.  U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. will do ‘everything in its power to return U.S. citizens to the United States.’
  65. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 156,666,845 confirmed cases, +837,588, 3,268,876  confirmed deaths, +13,574, and 134,841,720 confirmed recoveries, +89,611.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,366,320 confirmed cases, UP 44,947 from yesterday’s reporting, 593,987 confirmed deaths, UP 839,[vii] and 26,014,813 confirmed recoveries, UP 79,672.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  66. 2021 Thursday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on JANUARY 20, 2021, there have been 279,095 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 219.83 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 184,438 deaths.      
  67. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,753,201 confirmed cases, 62,158 confirmed deaths, and 2,000,253 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,258,433 confirmed cases, 35,559 confirmed deaths, and 1,831,455 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,922 confirmed cases, 486 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 413,222 confirmed cases, 5,609 confirmed deaths, and 201,532 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Vermont, a place  that has two horrible senators- Bernie Sanders and Patrick Leahy should they become a flipping state: they have 23,296 confirmed cases, 249 confirmed deaths, but 21,007 confirmed recoveries as they won’t mention them.[ix]   
  68. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,828 confirmed cases, 6,374 confirmed deaths, and 831,331 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Bosnia and Hercegovina, a once communist country (well, part of a country) but now is free: 200,353 cases of the virus, 8,762 confirmed deaths and 163,445 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  69. 2021 Thursday D:  Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,548.53, UP 318.19 points (+0.93%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,632.84, UP 50.42 points (+0.37%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,201.62, UP 34.03 points (+0.82%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.82 per barrel, +0.11 (+0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,814.70 per troy oz., -1.00 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $27.39 per troy ounce, -0.09 (-0.33%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,256.00 per troy oz, -1.00 (-0.13%) while the price of COPPER is $4.60 per pound, 0.00 (+0.04%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,944.02 per troy oz, +0.81 (+0.03%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,300.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.68%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.09.     In Peruvian Nuevo Sol, one greenback equals 3.82 and in Philippine Peso, a buck equals 47.88 and in Polish Zloty, one dollar equals 3.79 of theirs.[xiv]     
  70. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.074 per gallon, $2.881 in Florida, $3.815 in Hawaii, and $3.502 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- New York: $2.978.  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- Ethiopia: $1.917 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,255,825,311,282 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  71. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, is suing the Biden regime over its refusal to deport criminal illegal aliens.  Excellent. Next, citizens living in border states in a recent poll show that people of ALL political parties believe that Joe Biden’s immigration policies (or lack thereof) are responsible for driving cases of the ‘VID as well as increasing human trafficking and the deaths of thousands.  We must secure our borders.
  72. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– The International Energy Agency- the IEA- has warned that Joe Biden’s policies are allowing the Chi-Coms to obtain greater control of dwindling rare mineral resources across the globe.   Meanwhile, Dr. Jill is meeting with military spouses during a stop in the Rocky Mountain State.  Next, the FAA is hitting unruly, mask-less passengers with massive fines.   In other Biden regime news, growing numbers of people are asking WHY the United States Postal Service now is SPYING on Americans’ social media posts?  Where the hell does the USPS get authority to do this?  Twilight Zone, folks, welcome to the modern-day Joe Biden regime police state.[xviii]   Finally, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona says, ‘kids will be back in school full-time by September.’
  73. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– House GOP leaders send a letter to Centers for Disease Control- CDC- demanding answers as to ties between teachers’ unions and the CDC.  The educators unions seem to hold a great deal of power over what the CDC says, allows, and does.  Next, Moderna is testing a COVID-19 booster shot which the pharmaceutical company shows promise in combatting the various variants.   Speaking of the vaccines, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says that the ‘Chi-Coms will be thrilled’ if the patents are stripped from BIG PHARMA’S vaccines as the communists will get their hands on them.[xix]  Elsewhere, Israel announces they believe they may have developed a drug that may cure COVID-19.  Thank God Joe Biden has no right to hand this information over to the Chi-Coms.
  74. 2021 Thursday I: Foreign News / Overseas News– Xi Jinping has self-bestowed another title atop his shoulders, “Helmsman.”  The last person to ‘wear this moniker’ was the late Mao Zedong.   What further proof does one need to understand this thug wants to be a global dictator?   Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken says that the U.S. will ‘stand with Ukraine against Russia.’  Boy, oh, boy.  In other fascinating news, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says that ‘Russian involvement, if not influence or interference in Brexit.’  Uh, okay.
  75. 2021 Thursday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– One America News obtained a letter from the Department of Justice to the state of Arizona attempting to STOP the 2020 Election audit currently going on within that state right now.  U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland swears the audit ‘could intimidate voters?’  WTF?  That is crazy, how is seeking to verify the election as free of corruption and fraud intimidating to voters unless of course, the timid voters actively participated in the fraud?   Speaking of election fraud, legislators in Wisconsin are proposing their own version of an election reform bill.  Meanwhile, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, signed into law the strongest election integrity bill in the United States.  God bless you, governor.
  76. 2021 Thursday K: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– The upcoming new Superman movie will feature a black actor playing the man of steel.  Awesome.  Will the next Black Panther be a white actor? 
  77. 2021 Thursday L: National Security News– well-known household name Honeywell has been fined for sharing U.S. Department of Defense data with foreign countries.  The fine is a mere $13 million so it would seem as though the Biden regime wants Honeywell to continue funneling national security information to the, uh, Chi-Coms.  Really? 
  78. 2021 Thursday M: Big Tech News– Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, is officially introducing his “Bust Up Big Tech Act,” aka BUBTA, an act with which to clean the clocks of social media titans and search engine leftist losers.  We have been personally assaulted by both social media and BIG TECH and would love to see both destroyed and their individual parts plastered around the world.   In other pathetic BIG TECH NEWS, even though there is NO direct connection between ‘From the Desk of President Donald J. Trump’ and Twitter, Jack Dorsey has closed the account.  WTF?   Speaking of Twitter, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, blasts Twitter for temporarily suspending one of her aides for no particular reason.   Moving on, a member of the Facebook ‘Oversight Board’ says that the referral on President Donald J. Trump was ‘lazy.’  An overseer at Facebook says the social media site should be less politically loaded (because we hope you guys are going to get broken up…for good).
  79. 2021 Thursday N: Political News I– The state of South Carolina adds the firing squad to its list of execution methods which also include the electric chair and lethal injection.  However, seeing as how namby-pamby suppliers of drugs for lethal injection many times will not sell the necessary items to states using them to carry out capital punishment.  Next Donald Trump Jr. says the Dems ‘want his father silenced because they know he resonates with the American people.’  Meanwhile, Senator Chuck Grassley, R-IA, is upping pressure to get to the bottom of Climate Czar John F. “Lurch” Kerry’s numerous Logan Act violations.  We want to know, too, why this POS is able to collude with an ENEMY who hates our country, and no one does anything about it? 
  80. 2021 Thursday O: Political News II– Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, DS, is colluding with a far-left Swiss billionaire so he can get funds to screw up gerrymandering efforts in states where changes in proportional representation and loss or gain of new House sets is occurring or is set to occur.   In other news, Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st congressional district, says of colleague, Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, is focused way too much on the past and not on the present and future.  We hope she is out next week.   NO MORE RINOS.  In other hilarious news, Governor Gretchen “Gravel Gertie” Whitmer, DS-MI, is set to receive a ‘profiles in courage award’ or some such dreck for her ‘handling of the pandemic in Michigan.’  What a joke.  This dingbat should be in prison.  In other news, Caitlyn Jenner- in response to critics going after her now that she is seeking Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom’s seat- says, “I move on.”  There you go.  
  81. 2021 Thursday P: Political News III–  A bar owner in California was busted for selling fake Chi-Vi vaccine documentation to people seeking them.  Next, Rep. Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, DSPUSA-MN 5th congressional district says, ‘it’s time to grow a backbone and end the filibuster.’  F— you.   Next, New York’s Sheldon Silver, former Democratic speaker of the state assembly, has been ordered to return to federal prison.  Elsewhere, TenCent is negotiating with U.S. authorities to keep its investment in the U.S.  Meanwhile, the FBI says they have close to 500 (440) arrests in the BIG FALSE FLAG OPERATION the Democrats and their storm-troopers of Antifa and Black Lives Matter ran on January 06, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol.  Yes, there were Trump supporters there but it’s clear to anyone with political knowledge that most of the people were left-wing infiltrators who nearly pulled off a coup of sorts but eventually failed.  The only ones rotting in the D.C. hoosegow are Trumpers while the Antifa and BLM thugs have all been sprung and in the wind.
  82. 2022 Friday: Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0822 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Solitude.”  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 released by the Band was the self-titled, “The Band.”  Released on September 22, 1969, this album known as the “Brown Album” due to its album cover, was an even bigger hit their freshman debut.  Like their first album, it produced some powerful hits such as “Up on Cripple Creek” and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down.”  Once again, the band featured Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones).  What we have for you today is the “The Band 50th Anniversary Edition” (where the hell does the time go?), a deluxe version that came out on September 27, 2019.  This is a wonderful album, one we anticipate everyone will want to own because in this day and age of bullshit music, there is nothing more refreshing than a blast from the past such as the one we are promoting here.  Please seek it out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure. 

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

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

[iii] Martin Windrow’s superb book, “The Last Valley,” Da Capo Press, 2006 is an amazing helpmate for information on this famed battle.  Seek it out.

[iv] We project to present music by the Jackson Five and Michael Jackson sometime in 2026.

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Bee Gees within the next 3-4 years.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] The word is Joe Biden is outsourcing surveillance activities to other governmental entities so they can do the dirty work without as much oversight.  This is not good. 

[xix] Everyone knows that the Biden regime is closely tied to the Chi-Coms and will do their bidding on virtually anything so long as the ‘Helmsman’ demands it be done.

122. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 02, 2022

1945 Wednesday: Once General Helmuth Wielding surrenders all German forces in the Nazi capital, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin, and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and in parts of Austria. Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery (May 12, 1941, to May 02, 1945) Martin Bormann dies while attempting to escape the Soviet destruction of the Nazi capital.

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122. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 02, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Owen Josephus Roberts and James F. Byrnes; U.S. Secretaries of State James Madison and James F. Byrnes; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Canfield Spencer; FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover; Martin Bormann- Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery; Foreigner featuring Lou Gramm, Jethro Tull featuring John Glascock, the Kinks featuring Bob Henrit, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Vet Stone, Steppenwolf featuring Goldy McJohn, Stone Temple Pilots featuring John Gutt, and Utopia featuring Doug Howard:

  1. 1497 Sunday: John Cabot departs Europe for North America.
  2. 1519 Friday: Artist Leonardo da Vinci died at Cloux, France, at age 67.
  3. 1536 Saturday: England’s King Henry VIII accuses Anne Boleyn of adultery; seventeen days later, the executioner lopped off her head.
  4. 1670 Friday: England’s King Charles II chartered the Hudson Bay Company on this date.
  5. 1703 Wednesday: Portugal signs a treaty with England to become a great covenant.
  6. 1776 Thursday: France and Spain agree to give arms to the American rebels.
  7. 1801 Saturday: The 5th U.S. Secretary of State James Madison took his post on this date.  In this capacity, he served from today until March 03, 1809, under President Thomas Jefferson.  From here, he would move up the ladder.
  8. 1833 Thursday: Czar Nicholas I of Russia bans public sale of serfs.
  9. 1844 Thursday: The 16th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury James Canfield Spencer left office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican and then a Whig, he served under President John Tyler from March 08, 1843, until today.
  10. 1863 Saturday: During the Civil War, a Confederate sentry accidentally shot and wounded Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson at Chancellorsville; he died eight days later.
  11. 1865 Tuesday: President Andrew Johnson offers $100,000 reward for the capture of fugitive Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
  12. 1875 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the future 74th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts is born.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover would nominate Roberts to fill Associate Justice Edward Sanford’s seat.  He would serve from 05-20-1930 to 07-31-1945.
  13. 1882 Tuesday: In Charleston, South Carolina, future 81st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James F. Byrnes is born.  A Democrat, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt would nominate Byrnes to fill Associate Justice James McReynold’s seat.  Byrnes would serve from 06-25-1941 to 10-03-1942.  He also served as the nation’s 49th U.S. Secretary of State doing so under President Harry S. Truman. In this capacity, he would serve from 07-03-1945 to 01-21-1947.
  14. 1885 Saturday: Publishers released the first edition of “Good Housekeeping” magazine.
  15. 1887 Monday: Hannibal W. Goodwin applied for a patent for his celluloid photographic film on this date, film from which projectionists show motion pictures.
  16. 1890 Friday: The federal government organized the Oklahoma Territory on this date.
  17. 1902 Friday: The first science fiction film, “A Trip to the Moon,” hits theaters on this date.
  18. 1908 Saturday: The original version of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” with music by Albert Von Tilzer and lyrics by Jack Norworth, undergoes first publication by Von Tilzer’s York Music Co.
  19. 1915 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues during the Second Battle of Ypres with attack, counterattack, and attack again, thrown off, reignited, and relaunched with a horrendous death toll on both sides.  Elsewhere, the Turks show the Allies a thing or two by rounding up French and British citizens interned in their country and sending them into No-Man’s Land to stymie British assaults.  Wow.
  20. 1916 Tuesday: President Woodrow Wilson signs the first act against illegal drugs, the Harrison Drug Act.  Elsewhere, Germany agrees with a British proposal to send POWs to Switzerland as neither side can really care for them.  Off they go…
  21. 1917 Wednesday: Ottoman Turk leader Talaat Pasha visits his ally, Kaiser Wilhelm II in Berlin to discuss conduct of the war.  He will eventually have to seek exile in post-World War I Germany as he will be a wanted criminal due to the Armenian Genocide.
  22. 1918 Thursday: Communists relocate the toppled Czar and his family to the Urals, so he and they are beyond the rescue of White forces.  Meanwhile, the Ottomans are launching all-out assaults against British positions in Palestine.
  23. 1926 Sunday: Due to rising turmoil in the Central American nation of Nicaragua, U.S. Marines intervene to protect American interests.  Meanwhile in India, women gained the right to seek elected office.  
  24. 1927 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court’s “Buck v. Bell” ruling on this date permits forced sterilization of “unfits” by state authorities where the law permits such surgeries for ‘eugenic reasons.’
  25. 1932 Monday: Jack Benny launched his first radio show on NBC Radio on this date.
  26. 1933 Tuesday: In Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler bans labor unions.
  27. 1934 Wednesday: Nazi Germany begins its infamous “People’s Courts.”
  28. 1936 Saturday: “Peter and the Wolf,” a symphonic tale for children by Sergei Prokofiev, had its world premiere in Moscow.  Meanwhile, Abyssinian Emperor Haile Selassie and his family flee the country ahead of attacking Italian troops.
  29. 1939 Tuesday: Lou Gehrig set a major league baseball record when he played in his 2,130th game.  His streak commenced on June 1, 1925.
  30. 1940 Thursday: The Allies continue evacuating Norway.  Meanwhile, the date to invade France and Belgium is set for May 01.   
  31. 1941 Friday: In Nazi Germany, Martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler’s deputy.  Meanwhile, the Federal Communications Commission agreed to let regular scheduling of TV broadcasts by commercial TV stations to begin on July 01, 1941.  This would be the start of network television.  Elsewhere, General Mills began shipping its new cereal “Cheerioats,” to six test markets.  They later renamed it “Cheerios.”   
  32. 1941 Friday A: Meanwhile, fighting in Iraq continues.  One thing the Iraqis did not count on nor have themselves are airplanes.  The Brits have a squadron of obsolescent World War I era airplanes and put them to effective use lighting up the pro-Axis Iraqis.  Britain continues landing troops in Basra on the Persian Gulf which causes the population to rise up and attack the invaders.
  33. 1942 Saturday: Japanese troops occupy Mandalay, Burma.  Elsewhere, fighting continues on Mindanao in the southern Philippines as the Japanese continue trying to dislodge the U.S. and Filipino defenders.   Meanwhile, the Battle of the Coral Sea is brewing as the Japanese navy continues building up its warships for the attack on Port Moresby.  The Americans, however, have cracked their naval codes, and are building forces of their own.
  34. 1943 Sunday: German bombers conduct operations to lay mines in the Thames Estuary and along the British coastline.  Shipping already is precarious off the eastern coast of England, and this will make it even more challenging.
  35. 1944 Tuesday: Future drummer with Argent[i] and the Kinks[ii], Bob Henrit, is born in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Fascist Spain- like other undeclared allies of the Axis- Turkey and Portugal among the most notable- have been pressured by the Allies to turn their backs on the Nazis and begin cutting supplies of tungsten ore which is important for ammunition and shells.  El Caudillo Francisco Franco will bow to the Allies’ request but will drag his feet for as long as he can.  Portugal and Turkey also supply the Axis with essential minerals but will begin tapering the amounts.
  36. 1945 Wednesday: Once General Helmuth Wielding surrenders all German forces in the Nazi capital, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin, and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and in parts of Austria.  Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery (05-12-1941 to 05-02-1945) Martin Bormann dies while attempting to escape the Soviet destruction of the Nazi capital.  Meanwhile, Goldy McJohn, famed keyboardist with the rock band, Steppenwolf[iii], was born on this date in Toronto, Canada.
  37. 1946 Thursday: At the Federal penitentiary on Alcatraz Island, the “Battle of Alcatraz” erupts as inmates launch a revolt that leads to the deaths of three inmates and two correctional guards before additional reinforcements quell the uprising two days later.
  38. 1950 Tuesday: Lou Gramm, future lead singer with the British-American rock band, Foreigner[iv], was born on this date in Rochester, N.Y.  Meanwhile, future vocalist with the San Francisco funk-soul band, Sly and the Family Stone[v], Vet Stone, was born in Vallejo, California, on this date.
  39. 1951 Wednesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, Jethro Tull[vi] 1975-1979—John Glascock—was born in Islington, England, on this date.
  40. 1952 Friday: The era of commercial jet passenger service began as a BOAC de Havilland Comet carrying 36 passengers took off on a multi-stop flight from London to Johannesburg, South Africa.  
  41. 1953 Saturday: In Jordan, the British install Hussein I as king; in Iraq, they install Feisal II.
  42. 1954 Sunday: Heavy rain is returning to Dien Bien Phu which hampers air drops.  However, the French command in Hanoi- even though they know the battle most likely is lost- manage to get in more than 100 additional troops to help defend the camp and to prolong the battle so that Operation Condor might have a chance to succeed.  Many of the reinforcements are coming straight from jump school and are being sent into a fight the French now know they cannot win.  No matter how many additional troops they can get into Dien Bien Phu, the communists are able to scrape up more- even if they are 14-year-old, 15-year-old, and 16-year-old kids.  Send in enough cannon fodder and they think they can win.  Evil.[vii]
  43. 1956 Wednesday: In Englewood, N.J., future bassist/vocalist with Todd Rundgren’s Utopia- Doug Howard- is born.
  44. 1957 Thursday: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, Republican-Wisconsin, died at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland.  Elsewhere, gangster Frank Costello escapes an assassination attempt launched by rival mobsters.
  45. 1963 Thursday: The Children’s Crusade began in Birmingham, Alabama, as more than 1,000 black schoolchildren skipped classes and marched downtown to protest racial segregation; hundreds undergo arrest.  Next day when the marchers took to the streets once more, the authorities unleashed police dogs, and fire hoses on the young protesters, injuring many, and arresting as many as possible.  
  46. 1969 Friday: British liner Queen Elizabeth leaves on her maiden voyage to New York City.
  47. 1970 Saturday: Jockey Diane Crump became the first woman to ride in a Kentucky Derby; she finished 15th aboard Fathom.
  48. 1972 Tuesday: Longtime FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover died in Washington at age 77.  Meanwhile, a fire at the Sunshine silver mine in Kellogg, Idaho, claimed the lives of 91 workers who succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning. 
  49. 1974 Thursday: Former Vice President Spiro T. Agnew suffers disbarment.
  50. 1976 Sunday: In Marine City, Michigan, future vocalist with Stone Temple Pilots from 2017 to the present- John Gutt- is born.
  51. 1982 Sunday: During the Falklands Islands War, the British submarine, HMS Conqueror sinks the Argentine battleship, General Belgrano resulting in at least 350 deaths.  Meanwhile, the Weather Channel made its debut.  Meanwhile, Greg Page (19-0) beats Jimmy Young (30-11-2) in a 12-round unanimous decision to retain the USBA heavyweight boxing title.
  52. 1983 Monday: A 6.7-magnitude earthquake injures 487 people in Coalinga, California.
  53. 1988 Monday: In Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds’ manager, Pete Rose, suffers suspension for 30 days for pushing an umpire.
  54. 1994 Monday: Nelson Mandela claimed victory in the wake of South Africa’s first democratic elections; President F.W. de Klerk acknowledged defeat.
  55. 2003 Friday: Unemployment in the U.S. hits 6-percent for the month of April what with the loss of 48,000 jobs.  
  56. 2004 Sunday: Along the Gaza-Israeli border, Palestinian thugs murder a pregnant Israeli woman and her four daughters before Israeli Defense Forces light ‘em up and leave them dead like the rats they are.  Following this Palestinian-caused barbarity, the Israeli government votes NOT to pull out of the Gaza Strip.  Go in there and get this animalistic scum.   Elsewhere, the Baltimore Sun reports that a government report says that ‘since 2001, secret or private searches in the U.S. are up by since 2001, secret or private searches in the U.S. are up by 85-percent.  Who can blame people with the way the Bush administration has turned the country into a police state?
  57. 2005 Monday: About 50 miles north of Kabul, Afghanistan, something goes awry at a munitions dump.  The place blows up killing dozens of people with no full accounting of how many took a one-way trip to meet with Allah or how many others were left devastated one way or another.  Wow.
  58. 2006 Tuesday: The two art thieves who stole Edvard Much’s “The Scream” and “Madonna” receive sentences of four and eight years in prison today.  Elsewhere, communist president of Bolivia Evo Morales orders the nationalization of the nation’s natural gas industry along with mining and forestry.  LONG LIVE THE PEOPLE (in poverty…)
  59. 2007 Wednesday: Following yesterdays beating of illegal alien lovers during a May Day rally in Los Angeles, California, by the LAPD, outraged Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa orders an immediate investigation as to why the cops beat the snot out of the illegals.  Well, the illegals DON’T belong here so if they weren’t here, they would not have gotten their asses beat.   Elsewhere, President George W. Bush meets with Democrats in Congress so he and the legislative branch can figure out how to fund this never-ending, wholly unnecessary war. 
  60. 2008 Friday: Mildred Loving, a black woman whose challenge to Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling striking down such laws across the United States, died in Milford, Va., at age 68.  Elsewhere, in Seoul, South Korea, thousands of people gather to protest the importation of U.S. beef which they claim is corrupted by Mad Cow Disease.
  61. 2009 Saturday: The United Nations ORDERS- like that means anything- the Israelis to stop evicting Palestinians from East Jerusalem.  Oh, boohoo, boot them out and build housing for your people.   Elsewhere, inside a so-called ‘civilian safe zone,’ Sri Lankan Army troops go on a rampage and kill 91 people and wound another 87.  Not sure as to WHY they did what they did but they did it well.
  62. 2010 Sunday: The European Union and International Monetary Fund present Greece with 120 billion Euro bailout packages, to help rid them of their sovereign debt.   Elsewhere, following the bombing of the Mogadishu mosque yesterday, the death toll rises to 45 and the focus falls on the al-Qaida trash.  Light them up.
  63. 2011 Monday: As the news continues to spread about whacking Osama bin Laden, tens of thousands of people gather at Ground Zero in New York City as well as in other places around the country to celebrate the death of this terrorist POS.  The world also learns that in accordance with Islamic law, U.S. military authorities buried him via a sea burial in the Indian Ocean so that a burial site on land would not become a terrorist shrine.  The Allies did the same thing with the Nazis executed at Nuremburg.  They were cremated and went into a river.
  64. 2012 Wednesday: 2012 U.S. presidential candidate Newt Gingrich suspends his campaign for the Republican nomination.   Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives in Beijing for high-level talks with her opposites as well as find ways to line her and her hubby Bill’s pockets with Chi-Com cash.  While on site, she meets with blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng. 
  65. 2013 Thursday: Conservationists determine poachers killed the last known rhinoceroses in Mozambique; these poachers worked with game rangers responsible for protecting them.  Meanwhile, a North Korean court sentences American Kenneth Bae to 15 years of hard labor for committing criminal acts against the regime.  Yeah, right.  The Obama administration begs for amnesty.
  66. 2014 Friday: According to Brainy History, Apple and Samsung achieved mixed victory in a patent suit settlement; Samsung will owe Apple about $120 million, and Apple will owe Samsung about $158,000; the court found both parties to have infringed on each other’s patents.  Elsewhere, fighting continues in eastern Ukraine as the Ukrainians claim they have killed numerous Russians and destroyed assets although two Ukrainian helicopters were reportedly shot down.   In the city of Odessa, Ukrainians are going after Russians with a vengeance.  Get those SOBS.
  67. 2015 Saturday: In a boxing match that shattered financial records for the sport, Floyd Mayweather Jr. beats Manny Pacquiao on points in 12 rounds in the world unification welterweight title bout.  What a fight.  Congratulations to Mr. Mayweather.   Elsewhere, as the Nigerian military continues fighting through the Sambisa Forest, the government announces that another 234 women and girls have been rescued from the clutches of the Islamist group, Boko Haram.
  68. 2016 Monday: The ‘religion of peace’ is on the move yet again, this time in Baghdad, Iraq, where three separate bombings claim the lives of at least 14 poor souls including a number of Shiite pilgrims while the Syrian Army takes up positions around its prison in the city of Hama where violent prisoners have overthrown the prison staff and are holding them as hostages.  What will President Bashar al-Assad do?  We think he’ll employ poison gas inside the prison killing all of them (and the guards).   
  69. 2016 Monday A: Elsewhere, the Catholic Church in the Philippines urges its followers to reject Roderigo Duterte who seems to be little more than a whack job.  Down in Venezuela, El Presidente Nicolas Maduro orders clocks in his nation to be moved forward by half-an-hour since the country is facing a major electricity shortage and that somehow moving the clocks up by 30 minutes will alleviate the suffering of the people.  YOU know what will alleviate their suffering?  Your fat neck dangling from a noose in the center of Caracas.  POS communist.
  70. 2017 Tuesday: Still angry from yesterday’s provocative overflight of the Korean Peninsula by two U.S. B-1B heavy bombers, Kim Jong Un warns the world that due to President Donald J. Trump’s belligerent stance against the peaceful Democratic Republic of North Korea, the military is going to accelerate its nuclear weapons programs and ‘could test a nuke at any time’ so there.  Elsewhere, the Los Angeles Times reports that Venezuelan thug dictator Nicolas Maduro is going to ‘draft a new constitution’ seeing as how violent mobs are protesting his regime in the streets.
  71. 2018 Wednesday: Disaster befalls romaine lettuce in Yuma, Arizona, as a massive e. coli outbreak sickens at least 121 people across 25 states killing one in the process.  Grocery stores around the country put out immediate recalls and stop-sales on all romaine lettuces, fresh and packaged, coming out of the region.   Elsewhere, as a show of good faith, ahead of the summit between President Donald J. Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, the North Koreans release the last three American detainees they have been keeping as a potential future trump card.
  72. 2019 Thursday: Iowa passes one of the strictest abortion bans saying ‘can’t happen’ after the detection of a fetal heartbeat.  Good for them.   Elsewhere, Senator Michael Bennet, D-CO, says he is in the running for the 2020 presidential nomination of his party.  No one cares.  Meanwhile, Facebook and Instagram ban several big names from its site for spreading violence and hate.  Among the folks bumped off the sites are Alex Jones, the Reverend Louis Farrakhan, David Duke, Milo Yiannopoulos, and several others.  We shall see.
  73. 2020 Saturday: After California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom orders ONLY the beaches of Orange County closed, the sheriff of the county says, ‘he will not enforce the order.’  Meanwhile, on the COVID-19- Wuhan Flu front- confirmed global cases are 3,424,254; confirmed deaths sit at 243,674; and confirmed recoveries are 1,092,715.  In the United States, the Kung Flu Virus Crisis- given us by the communist Chinese- is thus: confirmed cases sit at 1,157,782, confirmed deaths at 67,046, and confirmed recoveries are 150,934.  Meanwhile, the communist Chinese claim the following numbers (let’s see if they have changed): confirmed cases: 88,423; confirmed deaths: 4,633; and confirmed recoveries: 81,785!  Which is almost the same as one week ago, lying scumbags.  Around the United States, more states continue reopening and no upticks in the Coronavirus Crisis are seen so to all authoritarian governors out there, you better lighten up.  (It is interesting to note that Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is still whining about ‘Confederate and swastika flags being seen at protests but every piece of film we have looked at, those flags are nowhere to behold.  ANTIFA- do your job, go to Michigan, and protest this b***h).
  74. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 153,467,379 confirmed cases, +667,534, 3,215,537  confirmed deaths, +9,349, and 131,436,594 confirmed recoveries, +71,306.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,178,844 confirmed cases, UP 29,104 from yesterday’s reporting, 591,056 confirmed deaths, UP 306,[viii] and 25,777,864 confirmed recoveries, UP 45,866.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix] 
  75. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 276,388 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 281.6 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 185,586 deaths. 
  76. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,745,332 confirmed cases, 61,920 confirmed deaths, and 1,993,102 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,242,778 confirmed cases, 35,269 confirmed deaths, and 1,805,359 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,580 confirmed cases, 483 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 406,908 confirmed cases, 5,563 confirmed deaths, and 191,652 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Alaska, a once reliable DEEP RED state before the Democratic-Socialists corrupted it: they have 65,409 confirmed cases, 341 confirmed deaths, and 56,476 confirmed recoveries.[x]   Meanwhile, Governor Brian Kemp, R-GA, is lifting ALL remaining COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions.
  77. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,554 confirmed cases, 6,366 confirmed deaths, and 830,878 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Honduras, overloaded with way too many illegal aliens seeking asylum under Joe Biden: 213,167 cases of the virus, 5,318 confirmed deaths and 78,806 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  78. 2021 Sunday D:  Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,874.85, DOWN 185.51 points (-0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,962.98, DOWN 119.86 points (-0.85%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,181.17, DOWN 30.30 points (-0.72%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.49 per barrel, -0.09 (-0.14%).  The price of GOLD is $1,768.80 per troy oz., +1.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.92 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.24%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,203.90 per troy oz, -1.30 (-0.11%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, -0.01 (-0.27%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,934.50 per troy oz, -17.48 (-0.59%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,500.00 per troy oz., +150.00 (+0.51%).[xiv]    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 20.21.     In Mozambican Metical, one greenback equals 57.02 and in Myanmar Kyat, a buck equals 1,550.00 and in Nicaraguan Córdoba, one dollar equals 34.85 of theirs.[xv]  
  79. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.040 per gallon, $2.780 in Florida, $3.790 in Hawaii, and $3.471 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- New Hampshire: $2.766.  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 seventh lowest gasoline price in the world- Nigeria: $1.591 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,240,289,802,772 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.  In other business news, Berkshire-Hathaway bigwig Warren Buffet is celebrating 1st quarter earnings in 2021 of $11.7 billion.  He also is warning investors NOT to gamble on stocks.   Meanwhile, in other economic news that will trash the U.S. economy, Joe Biden is QUIETLY preparing a massive increase in Food Stamps, even higher than the one his former (well, could still be the current) boss, Barack Hussein Obama had and without going via the U.S. Congress.  Yet another unilateral move that will see millions of dollars going to illegal aliens.
  80. 2021 Sunday F: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kansas City, Missouri- 71-year-old Joseph Naumann told Newsmax TV that ‘it’s wrong for Joe Biden to use his Catholic ‘faith’ because it misguides Catholic listeners.’  Look, WE believe (and I’m a Jew- Mo) that the Roman Catholic Church should excommunicate Joe Biden and other scurrilous, reprobate Catholics such as House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the decrepit nonagenarian because she like he are big PROPONENTS of the Pro-Death Movement and NOT because they believe women have a right to control their own bodies but because they make money off it via campaign contributions.
  81. 2021 Sunday G: Political News I– Like Senator Mitt Romney, RINO-UT, Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, is having a challenging time within her party for being the neo-lib that she is by going against President Donald J. Trump.  She is expected to be removed from GOP leadership by June at the latest.   Next former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, says that ‘Lockheed-Martin possesses UFO wreckage. This is getting better all the time.   We are looking forward to the upcoming UFO report next month- if the feds actually release it.  Elsewhere, the runoff for the U.S. House seat in Texas 6th congressional district is between two Republicans: Susan Wright (19.2%), backed by President Donald J. Trump and Jake Ellzey (13.8%), which has the Democrats sobbing gobs of tears as they genuinely thought they were going to propel third-place runner-up Jana Lynne Sanchez (13.4%) into the House to help a beleaguered “Mumbles” Pelosi.  
  82. 2021 Sunday H: Political News II– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, continues sharing his views on Afghanistan and says we must withdraw from the country NOW.  We concur wholeheartedly and think we should have been out of there before President George W. Bush left office (and should never have gone into Iraq).  Since going to that forlorn country, Senator Paul says we have blown $825 billion to 1 trillion building roads and schools, protecting women, and doing other non-war-fighting jobs at great cost to our country in resources and human lives.  (Note- I said yesterday that the Democrats and Neocons are seeking a “Gulf of Tonkin Incident” so they can keep forces in that s—hole country in perpetuity and to continue reaping the wealth from the Military-Industrial-Political Complex- Mo).
  83. 2021 Sunday I: Political News III– The family of the late Ashli Babbitt is suing the Capitol Hill Police Department for her murder on January 06, 2021.  We still don’t know who fired the fatal shot (but we are learning more about the officer by the day.  We believe her killing was preordained that the House speaker- in control of the Capitol Hill Police Department- wanted to make sure someone lost their life in this FALSE FLAG OPERATION)- Mo).   Elsewhere, the U.S. State Department has announced that there is “NO TRUTH” regarding a prisoner swap with the Iranians.   Meanwhile, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, says he remains hopeful on police reform occurring in the U.S. Senate.  Finally, Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, says of Joe Biden’s $2.1 trillion infrastructure bill that it’s ‘like someone with a new credit card.’   Finally, famed economic adviser Larry Kudlow says Joe Biden’s BIG GOVERNMENT PUSH is destabilizing and bad for the United States.’
  84. 2021 Sunday J: Foreign News / Overseas News– Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is warning of a “U.S.-communist China Armageddon.”  Amen, Mr. Secretary, amen.   Next, Kim Jong Un warns the U.S. of GRAVE CONSEQUENCES over Joe Biden’s mumbling, stumbling speech the other day on the 99th day of his regime before a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress.   Elsewhere, British Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson is being forced to answer for his personal spending.  Oooh, BoJo could be going down.  Meanwhile, riotous soccer fans stormed Manchester United’s field over the U.S.-based owners proposing the ‘Super Soccer League’ that would feature only elite teams and would be a power grab by wealthy billionaires.   Finally, a Cuban dissident’s hunger strike is challenging the communist regime. 
  85. 2021 Sunday K: Miscellaneous News I– Yesterday, the Empire State Building celebrated its 90th birthday.  Next, SpaceX’s Dragon Capsule returned four astronauts back from the International Space Station in the first nighttime landing in the Gulf of Mexico since the Apollo missions.  Elsewhere, “Kooky Kamala” Harris has another job (not that she shows up for any of them): she is now going to be the head of the National Space Council.
  86. 2022 Monday: Stick around…

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Formed in the late 1950s as the Hawks, the group that would come to be known as the Band evolved in 1967.  Featuring four Canadians and one American, the band erupted onto the stage with their first album, “Music from the Big Pink,” (July 01, 1968).  In some ways, the band was a throwback in that having performed with Bob Dylan for a lengthy time, they combined elements of acoustic folks with rock and roll with the music of the prairies, the back-hills, and other American-Canadian forms in an extremely alluring package of sound.  The band features Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones).  Their first album touched the souls of many and put them on a path to stardom, one that would take them to Woodstock in 1969 and beyond.  One of the big hits was “The Weight.”  What we have here is the 50th anniversary edition of this celebrated album, “Music from Big Pink 50th Anniversary Edition,” a beefed-up effort featuring all manner of additional gems for your listening pleasure.  The album came out on January 01, 2018.  We hope you will seek this album out and consider adding it to your growing collection of nothing but the absolute best in rock music.  You will be glad you did, of that, we guarantee.

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

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

[iii] We 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.

[iv] We definitely look forward to promoting the music of Foreigner one of these days, perhaps in 2020?

[v] We hope to present the music of Sly & the Family Stone within the next decade or so.  Please stay tuned for further information

[vi] 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

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

[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.

86. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2022

2021 Saturday: JOE BIDEN NEWS- U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is said to have terminated the 25-30 members of the Department of Homeland Security Advisory board which includes Trump appointees such as Ken Cuccinelli, Tom Homan, and anyone else who might be going against the Biden regime’s OPEN BORDERS policy.

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86. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2022:

U.S. Secretary of State James R. Schlesinger; U.S. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance; Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev; Genesis featuring Tony Banks, Chris Stewart, & John Mayhew; INXS featuring Andrew Farriss, and Procol Harum featuring Matt Pegg:

  1. 1378 Friday: The 201st Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XI ended his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  His time as pontiff began on December 30, 1370, and over the subsequent years, he guided his flock forward on its pathway to Christ until today.
  2. 1513 Thursday: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sighted present-day Florida.  Upon landing, the famed explorer and conquistador would begin the search for the highly sought-after fountain of youth.
  3. 1625 Thursday: Charles I, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland, ascends English throne.
  4. 1794 Thursday: Congress approved “An Act to provide a naval Armament” of six armed ships.
  5. 1802 Saturday: The Treaty of Amiens ends the French Revolutionary Wars.
  6. 1814 Sunday: The Battle at Horseshoe Bend: General Andrew Jackson beats the Creek Indians.
  7. 1836 Sunday: The first Mormon temple was dedicated in Kirkland, Ohio.  Elsewhere, in Goliad, Texas, General Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana ordered the execution of about 350 Texan prisoners along with their commander, James Fannin.  However, nearly 30 Texans managed to escape and tell their story.  
  8. 1841 Saturday: Engineers tested the first steam fire engine in New York City.
  9. 1860 Tuesday: M. L. Byrne of New York patents a “covered gimlet screw with a ‘T’ Handle, also known as a ‘corkscrew.’  
  10. 1863 Friday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis calls for this to be a day of fasting and prayer.
  11. 1866 Tuesday: President Andrew Johnson vetoes civil rights bill; it later becomes 14th amendment.  Meanwhile, Andrew Rankin patents the urinal.
  12. 1884 Thursday: The first telephone line between Boston and New York was inaugurated on this date.
  13. 1899 Monday: Italian inventor G. Marconi achieved the first international radio transmission between England and France.
  14. 1904 Sunday: Colorado state authorities ordered Mary Jarris “Mother” Jones to leave the state because of accusations that she was stirring up striking coalminers.
  15. 1912 Wednesday: First Lady Helen Herron Taft and the wife of Japan’s ambassador to the United States, Viscountess Chinda, planted the first two of 3,000 cherry trees given as a gift by the mayor of Tokyo.
  16. 1915 Saturday: The authorities arrest “Typhoid Mary” Mallon after she evaded law enforcement for five years and causing several outbreaks of the disease during that time and returned her to quarantine on North Brother Island, New York. 
  17. 1917 Tuesday:  In Clarksburg, W. Va., future 57th U.S. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Jimmy Carter from 01-20-1977 to 04-28-1980.
  18. 1924 Thursday: Canada recognizes the U.S.S.R.  Most nations were standoffish with the new communist country, but Canada took a chance on them.
  19. 1933 Monday: Imperial Japan leaves the League of Nations after being slammed for their war of aggression in China.
  20. 1939 Monday: The first NCAA men’s basketball championship game took place on this date with Oregon defeating Ohio State by a score of 46-33.
  21. 1940 Wednesday: SS Chief Heinrich Himmler orders building of Auschwitz concentration camp, at Katowice, Poland.   In France, artillery duels between Allied and German batteries rage back and forth.   Still, no sign of Nazi invasion.
  22. 1941 Thursday: Anti-Nazi coup throws Prince Paul out of Yugoslavia, which led to Adolf Hitler issuing Fuhrer Directive #27 calling for an assault on the Balkan nation.  Elsewhere, in the fight to liberate Eritrea from the Fascist Italians, the British continue trying to force their way into the town of Kerren, heavily defended by the remaining crack Italian troops.  British armor units continue blasting away at Fascist positions while South African air assets continue bombing and strafing the cowering Italian forces.  Many civilians are fleeing out of the area as rapidly as possible and it’s clear that the end is in sight.   How long and how many more lives will be lost remains to be seen but the Italians lack the supplies, the numbers, and the resolve to continue battling much longer.
  23. 1942 Friday: American service members were granted free mailing privileges.  Elsewhere, in Burma, as the Japanese continue overrunning that country, the RAF and Fighting Tigers begin pulling all assets out of that country and relocating them to China.
  24. 1943 Saturday: The Afrika Korps is facing attacks from General George S. Patton’s armored corps from the west while the British continue pummeling them from the south and the east.  Still, they will continue the fight as long as they can to prevent the Allied forces being withdrawn to other theaters such as the upcoming invasion of Sicily. 
  25. 1944 Monday: The Gestapo executes 40 Jewish police officers in Riga, Latvia.  Meanwhile, the Nazis murder 2,000 Jews at Kaunas, Lithuania.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Soviets are trying to counter the German relief forces of two infantry and two SS panzer divisions coming to help their comrades of the First Panzer Division break out.  German commanders inside the pocket have been given heads up to begin the breakout of their forces at midnight.
  26. 1945 Tuesday: After the deaths of 22,000 Japanese soldiers and 6,000 U.S. military personnel, Iwo Jima becomes secure.  On the Eastern Front, the Soviets continue hammering their way deeper into Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia.  Although in headlong retreat, elements of the German army- especially the 6th SS Panzer Division- continue slicing and dicing the Red Army forces thrown at them.
  27. 1946 Wednesday: Four-month-long strikes at both General Electric and General Motors ended with an increase in workers’ wages.  In French Indochina, the French are preparing to reclaim their colony from the recently declared free nation of Vietnam.  Ho Chi Minh is a wanted criminal.
  28. 1947 Thursday: Future third drummer for the British band, Genesis[i]—John Mayhew—is born on this date in London, England.
  29. 1950 Monday: Future Genesis[ii] keyboardist from 1968 to present—Tony Banks—was born in East Sussex, Great Britain on this date, as was the band’s first drummer (1968), Chris Stewart- he was born in Horsham, Sussex.
  30. 1952 Thursday: The U.S. Eighth Army reached the 38th parallel in Korea, the original dividing line between the two Koreas.
  31. 1954 Saturday: Despite previous actions the day before in an effort to remove antiaircraft batteries north of the main airstrip at Dien Bien Phu, the communists are successful in downing some incoming Dakota cargo planes over the airfield.  Paratroop supplies are to be above 6,500 feet now that the communists have close proximity to where incoming and outgoing planes come.  Tomorrow, however, French paratroopers and Foreign Legionnaires under the command of the fiery Major Marcel Bigeard are going to clean their clocks.[iii]
  32. 1958 Thursday: Nikita Khrushchev became Soviet premier in addition to First Secretary of the Communist Party.
  33. 1959 Friday: Future member of the Australian rock band, INXS[iv]—Andrew Farriss (keyboards/guitars/harmonica/percussion/backing vocals 1977-2012)—is born in Australia on this date.
  34. 1961 Monday: Failed assassination attempt on King Saif al-Islam Achmad of Yemen.
  35. 1964 Friday: Alaska was hit by a powerful earthquake and tsunamis that killed about 130 people.
  36. 1968 Wednesday: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, 34-years-old, the first man to orbit the Earth, died when his MiG-15 jet crashed during a routine training flight near Moscow.
  37. 1971 Saturday: Matt Pegg, current bassist with the British rock band, Procol Harum[v], was born on this date in history.
  38. 1973 Tuesday: “The Godfather” won the Academy Award for best picture of 1972, but its star, Marlon Brando, refused to accept his Oscar for best actor.  Elsewhere, Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead[vi]) stopped for speeding and LSD possession.
  39. 1976 Saturday: Washington D.C. opened its subway system on this date.
  40. 1977 Sunday: 583 people were killed when a KLM Boeing 747, attempting to take off, crashed into a Pan Am 747 on the Canary Island of Tenerife.
  41. 1980 Thursday: During a powerful storm, the Alexander Kielland- a floating oil field platform in the North Sea- capsized and killed 113 workers aboard it.
  42. 1983 Sunday: Larry Holmes beats Lucien Rodriguez in 12 rounds to retain the WBC and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles.  In so doing, Holmes improved his professional record to 42-0 while Rodriguez dropped one.  Fighting for France, Rodriguez lost a unanimous decision to the powerful Holmes.  The bout occurred in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
  43. 1997 Thursday: Nearly 2 million Russian workers held a nationwide strike to protest unpaid wages.  
  44. 1998 Friday: The Food and Drug Administration approved the boner pill, Viagra—it was the first pill for male impotence.
  45. 2004 Saturday: NASA successfully launched an unpiloted X-43A jet that hit Mach 7 or about 5,000 miles per hour.
  46. 2006 Monday: Al-Qaida conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui testified at his federal trial that he was supposed to hijack a fifth airplane on September 11, 2001, and fly it into the White House.
  47. 2007 Tuesday: NFL owners voted to make instant replay a permanent officiating tool in all its games.
  48. 2010 Saturday: Thousands of ‘red shirt’ protesters demand fresh elections, causing Thai troops to retreat.
  49. 2011 Sunday: Libya’s military operations are now under the NATO control.
  50. 2012 Tuesday: Libya’s National Transitional Council admits it faces a national crisis amidst and escalation of violence and militia rule.  Elsewhere, world leaders discuss nuclear security during a summit in Seoul, South Korea.
  51. 2013 Wednesday: A 6.0-magnitude earthquake named Nantou, strikes near Taipei, Taiwan; one person is killed and 19 injured.  In Africa, Mali and French troops continue battling jihadists throughout the hinterlands, a joint operation that began in January and which has cost the Malian government at least 63 soldiers killed, and numerous others injured.  Meanwhile, organizers of the Glastonbury Festival 2013 announce that the Rolling Stones will headline the Saturday show.  Most of the bands are unknowns although the Smashing Pumpkins and the Tom-Tom Club will be performing.  The rest- what has happened to the world of music?   
  52. 2014 Thursday: President Obama pays his respects in a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican; Obama has stated that he is “a great admirer” of the new pope.  Meanwhile, doctors announce that a 3D-printed plastic skull was successfully used to replace part of a woman’s real skull in an operation three months ago in the Dutch city of Utrecht.  Elsewhere, the 12th U.S. Secretary of State James R. Schlesinger died at age 85 in Baltimore, Maryland.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon, and Gerald R. Ford from 07-02-1973 to 11-19-1975.
  53. 2015 Friday: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, announces that following his term’s end in January 2017, he will not be seeking another term.  Senator Reid, before you go, please release ALL UFO files, the American people deserve to see them.  ASAP!
  54. 2016 Sunday: The so-called “Religion of Peace” strikes again as Taliban-connected terror group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar carries out a suicide bombing at a park in Lahore, Pakistan, killing at least 70 unfortunates and wounding countless others.  Thank you, Islam, thank you.  Meanwhile, tens of thousands of angry Belgians march in protest over the recent jihadist attacks in their country and in neighboring France but when the marchers confront a bunch of Muslim women and begin yelling at them and giving the ‘Nazi salute,’ police move in with water cannons and other crowd-dispersing methods, so things don’t get out of control.  Stop the jihad!  It’s as simple as that.
  55. 2017 Monday:  Following last night’s shootings at the Cameo Nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, law enforcement officers have the dragnet out seeking what they believe to be at least four shooters.   Law enforcement officials believed the shooting was at first a mass shooting; then, they found out that it was the result of several patrons who got involved in an argument that led to firearms being drawn and people shot.  Elsewhere, by a vote of 31-1, NFL team owners agree to the Oakland Raiders moving to Las Vegas.  Although Vegas will become their home, they will continue playing in Oakland until the 2020-21 NFL season.
  56. 2018 Tuesday: North Korea’s brave leader Kim Jong Un meets with his counterpart- Xi Jinping- in Beijing today.  This is the North Korean dictator’s first visit outside his homeland, and he is stopping in to visit his benefactor prior to meeting the American President Donald J. Trump.  Elsewhere, paranoia in Turkey continues.  After the Turks accused a Dutch diplomat of spying on them, the Netherlands called their envoy home.  Screw the Turks.
  57. 2019 Wednesday: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi excitedly announces that his country has become a space power after the successful shootdown of a satellite via a ballistic missile test.  Good for you.  Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Theresa May says that if Parliament accepts her Brexit plan, she will step down.  They don’t and she does.  Finally, the holier-than-thou losers at Facebook say they will ban white nationalism and white supremacy after angry users bitch about the two mosque massacres being live streamed by the shooter in Christchurch, New Zealand, earlier in the year.  Good for YOU.  
  58. 2019 Wednesday A: Off the coast of Libya, a merchant vessel plying the Mediterranean rescues more than 100 migrants floundering aboard a leaky boat.  Instead of being grateful to their rescuers, the migrants hijack the vessel and demand that its crew take them to the island of Malta where they have some sort of cockamamie idea, they will find safe harbor there.  However, Maltese authorities say, ‘that vessel is NOT docking in our waters.’ What the hell is wrong with these ‘migrants?’
  59. 2020 Friday: The COVID-19 statistics for the day (at the time of this publishing) stand at 558,52 confirmed cases what with 25,251 fatalities; U.S. statistics stand at 86,012 confirmed cases along with 1,301 confirmed deaths.  Communist China continues claiming that within the borders of this Marxist-Leninist ‘paradise,’ the numbers of new cases continue to decline and that hundreds of millions of happy Chinese are jumping onto buses and going back to work.  Whoa.  Why aren’t we living there?
  60. 2021 Saturday: JOE BIDEN NEWS- U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is said to have terminated the 25-30 members of the Department of Homeland Security Advisory board which includes Trump appointees such as Ken Cuccinelli, Tom Homan, and anyone else who might be going against the Biden regime’s OPEN BORDERS policy.   Something else that first occurred last night is yet another story about carrot and stick politics in the Biden administration and that is Joe Biden nominated Senator Joe Manchin’s wife for a cushy, Michelle Obama-style no-show gig- a federal commission- with which to reward the Manchin family and force Senator Manchin, D-WV, to throw the Senate filibuster rule under the bus.  Not good but most believe Manchin will cave, especially if his spouse- Gayle Connelly Manchin- is confirmed for the $160,000 per year gig as the co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission.  Republicans are on the spot- oppose it and you will anger Joe Manchin and support it and Joe Manchin will trash the filibuster anyway.  Boy, talk about being over a barrel.   
  61. 2021 Saturday A: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE- After spending 24 hours along the southern border, GOP lawmakers are demanding the Biden regime return to enforcing Trump era policies that were much more humane in their treatment of illegal aliens by preventing their arduous journey to the U.S. southern border and those that did who truly required asylum waited in Mexico for their court hearings.  The problem is, Joe Biden told them to come, everyone has heard him say it and it has been widely reported.  Why are people coming with machine-printed t-shirts with Biden-Harris campaign logos on them and claiming to be ‘Joe’s children?’  Joe told them to come.   Mark Morgan, former border chief under several presidents told Newsmax TV that Joe Biden’s ideological hubris is creating the border chaos.   Next, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler, R-PA 14th congressional district told Newsmax, “NO to mass amnesty for millions of illegal aliens.”  Meanwhile, Senator Ted Cruz shared video with news media of illegal alien kids being housed in ‘Joe Biden cages’ just as they were under the Obama-Biden administration.
  62. 2021 Saturday B: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS- The People’s Republic of China is forming a new Axis to rival that of Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, Fascist Italy, and junior members Hungary, Rumania, Bulgaria, and Croatia (as well as with other foreign nationals coming from occupied countries or from nonbelligerent Fascist Spain) by inking a 25-year deal with Iran that will supply the massive communist global power with oil and petroleum products.  With Russia already in the camp and various tributary countries all throughout Asia, Africa, Latin America, and even in Europe, the Chinese communists are well on the way to world domination, especially with a feeble Joe Biden in the White House.  Fred H. Fleitz, CEO of the Center for Security Policy told Newsmax TV that ‘an indecisive, weak Joe Biden imperils the entire U.S. and free world.’  We concur.   Interestingly, Joe Biden is proposing an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative- now that is something we’d like to see (although we are so far in debt it would be impossible.  The next generation will inherit $30 trillion in debt.  Impossible to escape.
  63. 2021 Saturday C: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS II– The People’s Republic of China is targeting various religious freedom folks such as Senator Joe Manchin’s wife, Gayle Connelly Manchin and other U.S. and Canadian religious freedom advocates bashing the Chi-Coms for their appalling human rights abuses.  We guess you know you’ve arrived when the Chi-Coms take a disliking to you.   Elsewhere, after firing a blitz of missiles into the oceans surrounding its country, the North Koreans blast the Biden regime for ‘making provocations.’   Meanwhile, local authorities are having a hell of a time budging the massive container ship blocking the Suez Canal.  Folks, offload that sucker and IMPLODE it like you would a building that needs to make way for a new one.  The insurance companies can reimburse the Japanese owners.  That’s all she wrote.  Finally, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson- BoJo- expresses his distaste of protesters attacking police in Great Britain.  It seems to be spreading like syphilis around the globe, disrespect for the cops.
  64. 2021 Saturday D: POLITICAL NEWS I- Upcoming U.S. wargames are expected to wage war against the Chi-Coms and the Russians.  Good to know.  Next, the Republicans are fighting the Joe Biden ‘infrastructure bill,’ the one that costs $3 trillion.   Moving on, Lara Trump says she will decide soon as to whether she will seek a U.S. Senate seat in her home state of North Carolina.   Meanwhile, down in the Peach State, the hubbub is underway, everyone wanting to boycott the state for having the balls to enact necessary voting reforms so Democrats like forever-angry Stacey Abrams cannot continue stealing them.  Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district says, ‘it’s about time.’   Elsewhere, the Maine GOP lacks the balls to censure Senator Susan Collins for her vote to convict President Donald J. Trump in the second impeachment farce.
  65. 2021 Saturday E: POLITICAL NEWS II– this was reported late last night (who didn’t see it coming?)- that the Biden administration via little Mayor Pete is considering slapping a mileage tax on Americans, charging them for every mile they drive.  We suspect they won’t charge BLACK drivers or illegal alien drivers but WHITE drivers, boy, are you chumps going to pay.  Of course, people will find ways to get around this as they always do which is why we think the Democrats should slap a NATIONAL SALES TAX on EVERY GOOD so that everyone will have ‘skin in the game.’  Poor people will pay it, illegal aliens will pay it (space aliens, too, if they buy anything), as will every one of every economic class.  Otherwise, the mileage tax is going to cause even more problems.  Why are these people so stupid?[vii]   In other news last night, we heard that New York City is removing qualified immunity from its law enforcement officers, becoming the first city in the United States to do so.  City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, DS 3rd district, says ‘qualified immunity is rooted in systemic racism.’  Bam!  Who didn’t see that one coming?   Noted legal scholar Alan Dershowitz says doing so is ‘an outrage.’  Finally, humorous note of the night- Congressman Mondaire Jones, D-NY 17th district, blasts the Biden White House for being hypocrites for firing White House staffers for past drug use.
  66. 2021 Saturday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS– Famed college level and pro-football Coach Howard Schellenberger died at age 89.  Next, Lt. General Michael Flynn’s brother, John “Jack” Flynn is suing CNN for $75 million for defamation.  Elsewhere, tornadoes are roaring through parts of Alabama destroying property and claiming the lives of at least six people.  Dreadful, simply dreadful.   Finally, NBC’s Peacock streaming service is going to edit WWE broadcasts for some unknown reason.  Racism there, too?  What?
  67. 2021 Saturday G: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 124,683,860 confirmed cases, NO INFO, 2,742,357  confirmed deaths, NO INFO, and 70,731,505 confirmed recoveries, +2 (WTF?).  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,223,587 confirmed cases, up NO INFO from yesterday’s reporting, 550,726 confirmed deaths, NO INFO, (SAME AS YESTERDAY’S NUMBERS!) and 118,012,811 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.
  68. 2021 Saturday H: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 222,259 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE UNITED STATES- NO NEW NUMBERS (this wreaks of the pandemic being a SCAM).
  69. 2021 Saturday I: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,541,928 confirmed cases (DOWN from last count), 56,072 confirmed deaths (DOWN FROM LAST REPORT), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,694 confirmed cases (DOWN FROM LAST COUNT), 453 confirmed deaths (DOWN FROM LAST COUNT), 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 fourth highest state after California- Illinois: currently, they have 1,220,432 confirmed cases, 23,329 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- Bangladesh, new home for the Rohingya Muslims: 580,808 cases of the virus, 8,763 confirmed deaths and 527,609 confirmed recoveries.[viii]
  70. 2021 Saturday J: 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 $3.892 per gallon, $3.641 in Hawaii, and $3.326 in Washington state.[ix]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,102,323,205,634 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[x]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  71. 2021 Saturday K: CALIFORNIA LOTTERY RESULTS– First, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3546 with a $33 million up for grabs: 11, 12, 20, 27, 45, and Mega 06.  Out of 117,353 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $10,264 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Chevron in Red Bluff, CA 96080, (2) Vons in Murrieta, CA 92563 (3) 7-Eleven in Laguna Hills, CA 92653, and (4) Lopez Liquor, in Pacific Grove, CA 93950.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball #832 Drawing with a $20 million pot on the line: 06, 14, 38, 39, 65, and Powerball 06.  Out of 98,716 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $26,429 apiece.
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[i] 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.

[ii] See previous.

[iii] 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.

[iv] We look forward to promoting the music of INXS sometime within the next 15 years or so.  We hope you will be there when we do.  We thank you.

[v] We began promoting the music of both Procol Harum and Robin Trower along with Gary Brooker beginning on Monday, 16-March-2015 through Sunday, 31-May-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your growing music collection.

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

[vii] We wonder what little Mayor Pete would say if we slapped a tax on gay bathhouse sex sites and every man you, uh, do?  What would he say about that?

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

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

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

72. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2022

1954 Saturday: The Viet Minh begin the siege of the French base at Dien Bien Phu in earnest. The battle would rage for nearly two months until reduced to a small amount of territory and out of supplies, the remainder of the French Union and French Foreign Legion troops surrendered. In the meantime, however, the French would kill tens of thousands of communists.

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72. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2022:

President Benjamin Harrison; Confederate President Jefferson Davis; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney; U.S. Interior Secretary Walter L. Fisher; Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander Theodore Vogelsang; U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie; U.S. Transportation Secretary Clyde Brinegar; U.S. Secretaries of War James McAllister Schofield and John Aaron Rawlins; U.S. Senator John Hoeven; Otto Meissner- Nazi official; Heavyweight Boxer “Aussie Joe” Bugner; Middleweight Boxing Champion “Marvelous Marvin” Hagler; Fairport Convention featuring Dave Mattacks, Steve Hackett (solo) featuring brother John Hackett, the Soft Machine featuring Daevid Allen, U 2 featuring Adam Clayton, and the Yardbirds featuring Jeff Beck:

  1. 483 Saturday: St. Felix III begins his reign as the 48th Roman Catholic Pope on this date.  He would guide the flock until March 01, 492.
  2. 607 Thursday: The 12th recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet occurs on this date.
  3. 1519 Thursday: Hernando Cortez and his army of Conquistadors lands on the mainland of Mexico.
  4. 1615 Friday: In the Kingdom of Naples, future 242nd Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XII is born.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on July 12, 1691, and would lead his global flock until September 27, 1700.
  5. 1639 Sunday: New College was renamed Harvard College for clergyman John Harvard.
  6. 1656 Monday: The authorities of New Amsterdam in the New World deny Jews the right to build a synagogue.  
  7. 1660 Saturday: The Virginia Colony passed a statute limiting the sale of slaves within its boundaries.
  8. 1677 Saturday: Massachusetts gains title to Maine for the cost of $6,000.
  9. 1764 Tuesday: Charles Grey- 2nd Earl Grey, who served as British prime minister from 1830 to 1834 and for whom Earl Grey tea bears his name- was born in Falloden, Northumberland.
  10. 1777 Thursday: The U.S. Congress ordered its European envoys to appeal to high-ranking foreign officers to send troops to reinforce the American army.
  11. 1781 Tuesday: Astronomer Sir William Hershel discovered the seventh planet of the Solar System, Uranus.
  12. 1852 Saturday: The character of “Uncle Sam” made its debut in the New York Weekly Lantern newspaper.
  13. 1861 Wednesday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis signs a bill that authorizes the use of slaves as soldiers in the Confederate military.
  14. 1862 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln signed a measure prohibiting Union military officers from returning fugitive slaves to their owners.
  15. 1865 Monday: The Congress of the Confederacy signed a bill that would put black soldiers into the field as active military men with the promise that they would be set free once victory was achieved.
  16. 1868 Friday: The U.S. Senate begins the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.
  17. 1869 Saturday: The 28th U.S. Secretary of War James McAllister Schofield stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Andrew Johnson and Ulysses S. Grant from June 01, 1868, until today.  His replacement, the 29th U.S. Secretary of War John Aaron Rawlins, also a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until September 06, 1869.  Elsewhere, in Louisville, Kentucky, former 21st U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie died at age 76.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Pierce from March 07, 1853, to March 06, 1857.  He next became a senator representing his home state of Kentucky.
  18. 1877 Tuesday: Chester Greenwood patented the earmuff.
  19. 1878 Wednesday: The first collegiate golf match took place on this date as Oxford and Cambridge squared off against one another.
  20. 1880 Saturday: Future head of the Nazi Office of the Reich Chancellery- Otto Meissner- is born in Germany on this date.  He was one of the few Nazi leaders to survive the war.
  21. 1884 Thursday: The Siege of Khartoum by the Islamic radicals led by the Mahdi commences on this date against the British troops there.  Elsewhere, the United States adopted standard time throughout the nation.
  22. 1901 Wednesday: Andrew Carnegie announced he was retiring from business and that he would spend the rest of his days giving away his fortune.  His estimated net worth was near $300- million.  Elsewhere, 23rd president of the United States (March 04, 1889-March 04, 1893), Republican President Benjamin Harrison, passed away at the age of 66.  
  23. 1911 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court approved corporate tax law.  Meanwhile, the 25th U.S. Interior Department Secretary Walter L. Fisher assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William Howard Taft from March 13, 1911, to March 05, 1913.
  24. 1912 Wednesday: The 65th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President William Howard Taft nominated Pitney to fill Associate Justice John Harlan’s seat.  He served from March 13, 1912, until December 31, 1922.
  25. 1918 Wednesday: Bolshevik Leon Trotsky gains control of the Red Army.
  26. 1920 Saturday: The 26.1st Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander Theodore Vogelsang stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from February 29, 1920, until today.  His replacement- the 27th U.S. Interior Secretary John Barton Payne- would not assume office until Monday, March 15.  He would serve under the same president from the 15th until March 04, 1921.
  27. 1921 Sunday: Mongolia (formerly Outer Mongolia) declares independence from China.
  28. 1925 Friday: The Tennessee General Assembly approved a bill prohibiting the teaching of the theory of evolution, which Governor Austin Peay signed on March 21.
  29. 1928 Tuesday: When the St. Francis Dam collapsed just before midnight on the evening of March 12, the resulting wall of water that flooded down Southern California’s San Francisquito Canyon killed more than 400 people in the immediate area.  
  30. 1930 Thursday: Clyde Tombaugh, an astronomer at the Lowell Observatory announced the discovery of the planet Pluto.
  31. 1933 Monday: Banks in the United States began reopening after a “bank holiday” declared by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt went into effect days earlier to stabilize banks and to prevent bank runs by worried consumers.  Meanwhile, in Germany Joseph Goebbels becomes the minister of information and propaganda.
  32. 1934 Tuesday: A gang of criminals that included notorious bank robbers John Dillinger and “Baby Face” Nelson robbed the First National Bank in Mason City, Iowa, making off with $52,344. 
  33. 1938 Sunday: Famed attorney Clarence S. Darrow died in Chicago.  Meanwhile, the Anschluss concludes as Nazi Germany annexes Austria. 
  34. 1940 Wednesday: A cease-fire between Finland and the Soviet Union takes effect, ending the Winter War.
  35. 1941 Thursday: The Luftwaffe continues its blitz over the English countryside hitting cities, ports, power stations, and anything else its aircraft can reach.  British RAF fighters are taking to the skies around the clock and the fighting is fierce.
  36. 1942 Friday: Julia Flikke of the Nurse Corps became the first female colonel in the U.S. Army.
  37. 1943 Saturday: A failed attempt on the life of Adolf Hitler takes place on a flight between Smolensk, Russia, and Rastenburg, Germany.  Meanwhile, German SD and auxiliary troops begin liquidating the Jewish ghetto in the Polish city of Krakow.  The SS and the SD are stepping up removal of Polish Jews as well as others from around the conquered territories.
  38. 1948 Saturday: In Edgeware, Middlesex, England, future drummer with the British folk-rock band, Fairport Convention- Dave Mattacks- is born.
  39. 1950 Monday: Future psychiatrist, journalist, and standard guest on the FOX News Channel, Charles Krauthammer, are born.  Meanwhile, in Szȍreg, Hungary, future heavyweight boxer Joe Bugner is born.  Fighting for Great Britain, he would amass a professional record of 83 fights, 69 wins (43 KOs), 13 losses, and 1 draw.
  40. 1951 Tuesday: Israel demanded $1.5 billion in German reparations for the cost of caring for war refugees.  Meanwhile, the comic strip, “Dennis the Menace” appeared for the first time in newspapers across the country.
  41. 1954 Saturday: The Viet Minh begin the siege of the French base at Dien Bien Phu in earnest.  The battle would rage for nearly two months until reduced to a small amount of territory and out of supplies, the remainder of the French Union and French Foreign Legion troops surrendered.   In the meantime, however, the French would kill tens of thousands of communists.   The day starts out as one of expectation and by afternoon, the barrage of shells coming in from the surrounding mountains begins hammering the massive French camp. The Viet Minh are gunning for French artillery emplacements.  Outlying camp Isabelle is taking heavy fire as are Claudine and Béatrice and other surrounding outposts.  Colonel Christian de Castries named the numerous outlying posts for his girlfriends of whom he had many.
  42. 1955 Sunday: John Hackett (flutes/woodwinds)- longtime collaborator with his brother Steve Hackett, formerly of Genesis[i], is born on this date in London, England.
  43. 1957 Wednesday: In Bismarck, North Dakota, future U.S. Senator John Hoeven, a future Republican, is born.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body representing his home state on January 03, 2011.
  44. 1960 Sunday: Future bassist with the Irish rock group, U2[ii], Adam Clayton, is born on this date in Chinoor, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.
  45. 1961 Monday: Floyd Patterson knocks out Swedish heavyweight boxer Ingmar Johansson at the 2:45 minute mark in the 6th round of a scheduled 15-round championship bout to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.
  46. 1963 Wednesday: China invited Soviet President Nikita Khrushchev to visit Peking.  Elsewhere, at Madison Square Garden, heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay won a unanimous 10-round decision over his opponent, Doug Jones, to put his record to 18-0.  As for Jones, his record went to 21-4-1.
  47. 1964 Friday: Bar manager, Catherine “Kitty” Genovese, 28, was stabbed to death near her Queens, New York, home; the case generated controversy over the supposed failure of her neighbors to respond to her cries for help.
  48. 1965 Saturday: Jeff Beck replaces Eric Clapton[iii] in the UK band, the Yardbirds[iv].
  49. 1969 Thursday: The Apollo 9 astronauts splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, ending a mission that included the successful testing of the lunar module.     
  50. 1970 Friday: In San Diego, California, at the 1:59 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, Ken Norton scored a TKO over opponent, Stamford Harris to put his record to 14-0.
  51. 1974 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate voted 54-33 to restore the death penalty.  Meanwhile, OPEC leaders lifted embargo Arab oil-producing nations imposed upon the USA.
  52. 1985 Wednesday: In Norfolk, Virginia, in his third professional fight, Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield scored a TKO over his opponent, Fred Brown, at 1:56 in the 1st round of a scheduled 6-round bout.  His record went to 3-0.
  53. 1987 Friday: The mobster, John Gotti, is acquitted at one of his racketeering trials.
  54. 1991 Wednesday: Exxon pays $1 billion in fines over the Exxon-Valdez disaster.
  55. 1996 Wednesday: Thomas Hamilton slays 16 kindergartners, their teacher, and himself in a mass murder-suicide.
  56. 1999 Saturday: WBA and IBF heavyweight champion Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield scored a draw in his battle to win the WBC heavyweight title of the world from British boxer, Lennox “The Lion” Lewis.  It was a 12-round split decision.  Holyfield retained his titles as did Lewis.  Holyfield’s record went to 36-3-1 while that of Lewis went to 34-1-1.
  57. 2003 Thursday: The journal Nature reports that 350,000-year-old footprints of an upright-walking human have been found in Italy.
  58. 2009 Friday: In Palo Alto, California, former 3rd U.S. Transportation Secretary Clyde Brinegar died at age 82.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from February 02, 1973, to February 01, 1975.
  59. 2010 Saturday:  Six people are killed by a remotely operated bomb while travelling in southern Afghanistan in Tirin Kot, the capital of Afghanistan’s Uruzgan Province.
  60. 2011 Sunday: Over 200,000 people are evacuated from Japan as fear of nuclear contamination from the power plants grows.
  61. 2012 Tuesday: After 244 years of publication, Encyclopedia Britannica announced it would discontinue its print edition.
  62. 2013 Wednesday: For the first time in its history, the European Parliament rejects a European Union Budget.  Meanwhile, North Korea shreds the Korean Armistice agreement.  Elsewhere, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio becomes the new pope, taking the name Pope Francis.   He is the first non-European pontiff and the 266th pontiff.  Finally, longtime member of the British rock band, the Soft Machine[v]– Daevid Allen (guitars)- dies in Australia at age 77 from cancer.   
  63. 2014 Thursday: The government of the United Kingdom has announced that it will put £11 million into the funding of the Square Kilometer Array project, a radio telescope that will collect massive amounts of data from space, requiring immense computing resources.
  64. 2015 Friday: Through using the Hubble Deep Space Telescope, astronomers and scientists conclude that beneath the icy surface of Ganymede, the largest moon of Jupiter, a large ocean exists. 
  65. 2016 Sunday: In Ankara, Turkey, a suicide bombing occurs that kills 37 people.  Of course, the dictatorship declares the “Kurds the guilty party.”  Oh, please, it was a plot set in motion by the government to solidify its power.  Elsewhere, as Palestinians continue causing problems for the Israelis, Israeli defense forces round up nearly 20 Palestinian thugs and incarcerate them.
  66. 2017 Monday: British-born runner Ed Whitlock, the oldest man to run a marathon under four hours dies at age 86.  The marathon that gave him his record occurred the previous year at age 85.   Elsewhere, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announces that at this point in the ongoing civil war there, at least 465,000 people have lost their lives or have disappeared. 
  67. 2018 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump fires his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson via a Tweet.   From the very beginning, Secretary Tillerson has been an impediment to the Trump agenda.   Tillerson fell for the bull crap the left spread about the events of Charlottesville and what exactly President Trump said regarding that mess. 
  68. 2019 Wednesday: President Donald J. Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort receives and additional 43 months in jail on top of his 47 months for tax evasion and other Deep State-instigated and accused crimes.  Time for the president to pardon the guy.  Meanwhile, President Trump establishes the home of civil rights activists Medgar and Mylie Evers as a national monument in their hometown of Jackson, Mississippi.  Finally, POS California Governor Gavin Newsom- facing recall the following year- declares an indefinite moratorium on the death penalty claiming it discriminates against ‘marginalized communities.’
  69. 2020 Friday: Democrats and the Trump administration continue trying to hammer out a deal that will bring real relief to the American people combatting the Chinese-caused Wuhan Virus, aka COVID-19, which is sweeping the world.  The Democrats continue trying to expand the size of government and to stick in things like additional funding for abortion and other crazy things and the Trump administration and the GOP continue smacking them back and knocking them down.  What is up with the Democrats?  No one knows but they are a bunch of sick f**ks.  Meanwhile, President Trump addresses reporters at the White House and some of the assembled reporters seem eager to know if the president himself might be infected.  Horrible people.  Finally, the State Department ordered the Chinese ambassador to the United States to shut the hell up about trying to connect the U.S. Army to the outbreak of coronavirus that seemingly spilled out of that nation’s ONLY biowarfare lab.  The moratorium on air flights from Europe to the U.S. begins tonight at midnight.
  70. 2021 Saturday: DAY 53 of the BIDEN REGIME…these fools think they are going to confiscate our firearms.  They can try.  The DCCC is launching an ad blitz on television so the Biden administration can take a ‘victory lap’ as though somehow, THEY are the ones who created the vaccines and distributed them to the public.  In fact, they created a commercial showing every living ex-president and former first lady- with the exception of the Trumps!- going on about how miraculous it was we produced several COVID-19 vaccines.  Wow.  Talk about envy, jealousy, and hatred (and do you know what?  It won’t surprise us to see Jeb Bush throw his hat into the ring in 2023.  We agree with what the Reverend Jesse Jackson said several years back: ‘stay out’ d-bushes!’  Amen.).   Note- Joe Biden held a Democrats-only celebration of the ‘Chi-Vi Relief Bill’ in the White House Rose Garden yesterday which pissed off all the Republicans.
  71. 2021 Saturday A: The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announce that the Biden COVID-19 relief checks are getting underway, perhaps as early as this weekend.  We recall Joe saying before he became president that everyone was going to get $2,000 checks and not $1,400 checks.  Then, they combined the Joe’s payments with President Trump’s payments which means we already got the $600 and now the $1,400 is on the way.  What a scam.  This is taxpayer money, so we are getting our own money back PLUS we’ll have to pay taxes on the money back to the government.  This is the Democratic Party’s infamous money-go-round.  Now, they’re talking about a $4 trillion infrastructure bill- who’s going to do the majority of the work?  Chi-Coms like they do the California High-Speed Rail boondoggle.  All a scam…
  72. 2021 Saturday B: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says, ‘the Dems are still seeking to take control of U.S. Elections.’  We know this, Mitch.  The question is this: HOW will they circumvent the U.S. Constitution and when H.R. 1 arrives at the U.S. Supreme Court under challenge, what will Chief Justice John Roberts do?  Meanwhile, Republican senators continue badgering their Democrat counterparts and the Biden administration as to when they are going to remove the fencing and razor wire surrounding the U.S. Capitol and White House and when the troops are going to go home?  That phony POS General Russell Honoré says the Capitol’s defense requires 2,500 troops at all times around it; yet only 500 have volunteered to remain?  We guess the ones wanting to return home must be the evil Trumpsters the general seeks to excise like cancer from the U.S. military.  He should remember this: there are more of us than there are of YOU,  general.
  73. 2021 Saturday C: Part of General Honoré’s plan is to remove guns from the American people.  The Democrat sponsored bill seeks to ban ALL military-style assault weapons and magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.  Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-CA, claims the American people who already own such guns and accessories will be able to keep them, but we know that’s all bulls**t.  If they get this through without pushback, those ‘rights’ will vanish, too.  They also want background checks which they always demand but everyone who gets firearms- unless they’re thugs- undergoes background checks.  We prefer ‘somebody stole our guns.’  F**k anyone seeking to take away our 2nd amendment rights.
  74.  2021 Saturday D: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is backing a new process in his home state that would change how vacancies would be filled within the state if an opening arises.  It would strip the governor- who in this case happens to be Democrat Andy Beshear- of the ability to put a politician of his choice into a vacancy should one arise and permit the heavily GOP-controlled legislature in the driver’s seat.  We like this and we hope the bill becomes law.  The only reason Beshear won the seat back in 2018 is that everyone despised the Republican who held the seat- Matt Bevin- at the time.  
  75. 2021 Saturday E: The FCC designates FIVE Chi-Com tech companies as inimical to U.S. national security interests: Huawei, ZTE, Hytera Communications, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology and Dahua Technology.  Each of these companies serves the Ministry of State Security in Beijing, monitoring the globe on behalf of the Chi-Com leadership.  Not good.  In other U.S. national security news, the southern border is still under assault by a tidal wave of illegal aliens from Central America as well as from across the world.  In all of 2019, the Trump administration had ONLY 2,600 illegal alien minors in custody while the Biden administration in just 53 days has 3,200 illegal aliens brats locked up in over-filled containers doing nothing.  Where are all the Democrats screaming and hollering about their mistreatment?  Where are the fake news reporters?  Why has the Biden administration forbidden cameras in the facilities?  We say load them onto buses and deport them NOW.   Even the Mexican president is blasting Joe Biden.  “Trump did a far better job dealing with illegal immigration” or words to that effect.
  76. 2021 Saturday F: The U.S. Department of Justice plans on filing more than 400 cases against the ‘insurrectionists’ that stormed the U.S. Capitol Building on January 06, 2021.  We suspect the Antifa, and Black Lives Matter scum will somehow be released on their own recognizance whereas any true Trump supporters will remain in solitary confinement after the judge throws the book at them.  Such are fascist countries.   In other Joe Biden news, the National Parks Service BANS fireworks at Mt. Rushmore this year.   Meanwhile, Dr. Scott Gottlieb who led the FDA during the Trump administration says, “Americans will be gathering before the Fourth of July.”  Joe Biden had said earlier in the week that we would be ‘lucky’ if we could gather in small groups.  F**k that, too.  The country is getting ready to erupt.  Soon.
  77. 2021 Saturday G: In other news, Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence announce the birth of their first grandchild.  Next, apparently the Portland, Oregon, cops took the fight to the Antifa human scum and kept them in check after a rough couple of days before.  We hope they begin cracking some skulls and run these scumbags out of the state.  Elsewhere, the Russian cops detain 200 people who were attending an opposition forum.  We learned yesterday that Putin’s No. 1 critic- Alexei Navalny- was moved from a prison near Moscow to an undisclosed black site.  These people want to see him freed.  Now, they probably are going to be joining him.
  78. 2021 Saturday H: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 119,469,346 confirmed cases, +445,489, 2,647,229, confirmed deaths, +8,342, and 67,621,472 confirmed recoveries, +252,910.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,633,697 confirmed cases, up 126,711 from yesterday’s reporting, 538,918 confirmed deaths, UP 3,160, and 115,379,301 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.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 210,441 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- Senile Joe, in another 12 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the frigging ‘VID.
  79. 2021 Saturday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,616,872 confirmed cases, 55,336 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 450 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 351,419 confirmed cases, 5,183 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- North Dakota, aka the Peace Garden State: currently, they have 100,973 confirmed cases, 1,488 confirmed deaths, and 98,797 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 817,799 confirmed cases, 5,988 confirmed deaths, and 776,099 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Peru, the home of the Incan Empire at least until Francisco Pizarro arrived on scene: 1,402,610 cases of the old Hubei Hooey, 48,664 confirmed deaths, and 1,308,175 confirmed recoveries.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, why even bother- they’re liars. 
  80. 2021 Saturday J: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.824 per gallon, $3.543 in Hawaii, and $3.252 in Washington state.  Thank you, Joe, how about allowing fracking to continue as well as the Keystone XL Pipeline?  It would be beneficial for the people of this country.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,048,361,528,794 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 implode.
  81. 2021 Saturday K: Here are the results for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3542 with a $28 million jackpot on the line: 03, 07, 08, 13, 21, and Mega 19.  Out of 117,459 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $39,731.  The 5/5 ticket was sold at La Positas Liquor & Market in Santa Barbara, CA 93105.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #828 with a $169 million jackpot up for grabs- 05, 11, 51, 56, 61, and Powerball 02.  Out of 76,264 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers PLUS the Powerball for a prize of $10,854 apiece.
  82. 2021 Saturday L: Famed middleweight boxing champion “Marvelous Marvin” Hagler died from unexpected causes at age 66.  At one time, he would hold the WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring magazine middleweight boxing titles of the world while compiling a pro record of 67 fights, 62 wins (52 KOs), 3 losses, and 2 draws.
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[i] 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.

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

[iii] We began offering music by the supergroup Cream on Friday, 17-January-2014 through Monday, 03-February-2014.  Please seek out their albums by visiting posts on those corresponding dates.  You will be glad you did.  Sadly, at the time, we also should have presented the solo catalogs of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

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

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2021 Monday: Day 34 of the BIDEN REGIME. Joe Biden extends mortgage relief protections through June harming landlords and mortgage companies. The question is, when things return to ‘normal,’ will the people being aided by the government be able to catch their rents/mortgages up? Next, Joe Biden eliminates President Donald J. Trump’s citizenship test for illegal fence-jumpers and river-swimmers.

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53. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2022:

President George Washington; Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Felix Frankfurter and Charles Evans Whitaker; U.S. Senator Ben Sasse; Hot Tuna featuring Papa John Creech, King Crimson featuring Ian Wallace, Kurt Cobain & Courtney Love, the Monkees featuring Peter Tork, and the Supremes featuring Florence Ballard:

  1. 606 Saturday: The reign of the 65th Roman Catholic Pope Sabinian ends on this date.  He first became the shepherd of global Christendom on September 13, 604.
  2. 896 Wednesday: The 111th Roman Catholic pontiff- Pope Formosus- crowns King Arnulf the emperor of the French.
  3. 1281 Saturday: Fellow cardinals elect Simon de Brion to become the 189th Roman Catholic pontiff.  He would adopt the name, Pope Martinus IV.
  4. 1288 Sunday: His fellow cardinals elect Girolomo Masci on this date to become the 191st Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Nicholas IV.
  5. 1349 Saturday: The citizens of Zurich, Switzerland, expel their Jewish citizens.
  6. 1630 Friday: At Thanksgiving, the Native Americans introduce popcorn to the newly arrived Pilgrims.
  7. 1732 Friday: George Washington, the first president of the United States, was born in Westmoreland County in the Virginia Colony.  Upon becoming president, President Washington would serve from April 30, 1789, to March 04, 1797.
  8. 1775 Wednesday: The citizens living on the outskirts of Warsaw, Poland, expel their Jewish citizens.  Meanwhile, the first U.S. joint stock company (to make cloth) offers shares at 10-cents.
  9. 1784 Sunday: A U.S. merchant ship, the Empress of China, left New York for the Far East to trade goods with China.
  10. 1819 Monday: Through the Treaty of Adams-Onis, Spain ceded Florida to the United States.
  11. 1821 Thursday: For $5 million, Spain sells eastern Florida to the United States.
  12. 1825 Tuesday: Russia and Great Britain establish the Alaska-Canadian boundary.
  13. 1847 Monday: At the Battle of Buena Vista, the United States beats the Mexican army.  The United States should have taken over ALL of Mexico.  About 150 years later, NO problems with illegal aliens.  
  14. 1854 Wednesday: In Michigan, the first meeting of the Republican Party occurs.
  15. 1855 Thursday: Congress voted to appropriate $200,000 for continuance of the work on the Washington Monument.
  16. 1856 Friday: The Republican Party holds its first national convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.    
  17. 1860 Wednesday: Shoe-making workers of Lynn, Massachusetts, strike successfully for higher wages.
  18. 1861 Friday: On a bet, Edward Weston leaves Boston to walk to Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration.
  19. 1862 Saturday:   Jefferson Davis, already the provisional president of the Confederacy, underwent inauguration for a six-year term following his election in November 1861.
  20. 1865 Wednesday: Tennessee adopted a new constitution, which included the abolition of slavery.
  21. 1872 Thursday: In Columbus, Ohio, the National Prohibition Party holds its first national convention.
  22. 1876 Tuesday: Johns Hopkin University opens on this date.
  23. 1879 Saturday: Frank W. Woolworth opens the first 5- and-10-cent store in Utica, New York.
  24. 1885 Sunday: Organizers officially dedicated the Washington Monument on this day in Washington, D.C.  The monument would not open to the public until 1889.
  25. 1888 Wednesday: In Yonkers, New York, John Reid of Scotland demonstrates the game of golf to the American people.   
  26. 1889 Friday: On this date, President Grover Cleveland signed a bill that admitted three new states: North and South Dakota and Washington.
  27. 1900 Thursday: Hawaii becomes a territory of the United States on this date much to the anger of the Hawaiian Kingdom people.
  28. 1901 Friday: Future 91st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Charles Evans Whitaker is born in Troy, Kansas, on this date.  President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated his fellow Republican to fill Stanley Forman Reed’s seat, a Democrat; he served from March 22, 1957, to January 31, 1962.
  29. 1903 Sunday: The U.S. side of Niagara Falls runs short of water due to a drought.
  30. 1907 Friday: The first cabs with taximeters begin operating in the city of London, England.
  31. 1909 Monday: The Great White Fleet, a naval task force sent on an-around-the-world voyage by President Theodore Roosevelt, returned after more than a year at sea.
  32. 1917 Thursday: The German High Seas Fleet torpedoed seven Dutch ships on this date.
  33. 1918 Friday: As part of their deal to end the war between the Central Powers and Russia, Germany claims the Baltic States as well as Finland and the Ukraine from the new USSR.   The communists have no choice seeing as how the fighting between White and Red forces continues unabated. 
  34. 1920 Sunday: At a dog racetrack in Emeryville, California, dog-racing officials use the first artificial rabbit machine to get the greyhounds started.
  35. 1923 Thursday: Transcontinental airmail service commences on this date.
  36. 1924 Friday: President Calvin Coolidge delivered the first radio broadcast from the White House as he addressed the country over 42 stations.
  37. 1932 Monday: The Badge of Military Merit award—aka the Purple Heart—undergoes reinstitution on this date.
  38. 1934 Thursday: Frank Capra’s romantic comedy, “It Happened One Night,” starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, opened at New York’s Radio City Music Hall.
  39. 1935 Friday: It became illegal for airplanes to fly over the White House.
  40. 1941 Saturday: During World War II, the Nazis begin rounding up Dutch Jews in earnest.
  41. 1942 Sunday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defenses collapse during World War II in the face of overwhelming Japanese assaults.
  42. 1943 Monday: Pan Am Flight 9035, a Boeing 314 flying boat, crashed while attempting to land in Lisbon, Portugal.  Twenty-five people lost their lives in the tragedy: 14 survived, including actress-singer Jane Froman.
  43. 1944 Tuesday: Due to the Allies inability to break out of Anzio as well as the fact that they are fighting off Axis assaults, the Allies make a change in leadership of the U.S. VI Corps- General John P. Lucas is sacked and Major General Lucien Truscott assumes his position.
  44. 1948 Sunday: Arabs carry out a bombing in Jerusalem in which, 50 Jews die.
  45. 1958 Saturday: Egypt and Syria form the United Arab Republic (UAR).
  46. 1959 Sunday: The inaugural Daytona 500 Race took place on this date; although race officials initially declared Johnny Beauchamp the winner, close scrutiny caused them to award the prize to Lee Petty a brief time later.
  47. 1965 Monday: The 78th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Felix Frankfurter died.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated the independent to fill the seat of his fellow Democrat Associate Justice Benjamin Cardozo.  Frankfurter served from January 20, 1939, to August 28, 1962.
  48. 1967 Wednesday: More than 25,000 U.S. and South Vietnamese troops launched Operation Junction City, aimed at smashing a Vietcong stronghold near the Cambodian border; however, although the military drove the communists out, they returned and reoccupied the area later.
  49. 1971 Monday: Lt. General Hafiz al-Assad becomes the dictator, I mean, “President” of Syria.  Elsewhere, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Jimmy Young loses his sixth pro bout on points in a 4-round heavyweight match to Roy Williams to put his pro record to 4-2.
  50. 1972 Tuesday: In Plainview, Nebraska, future RINO Republican Senator Ben Sasse is born.  A left-of-center Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2015.
  51. 1973 Thursday: The U.S. government and communist China agreed to establish liaison offices.
  52. 1974 Friday: Pakistan officially recognized Bangladesh (formerly East Pakistan).
  53. 1976 Sunday: In Detroit, Michigan, original member of the Supremes- Florence Ballard- died at age 32 from a blood clot.  She performed with the Supremes from 1959-1970 and again from 1975-1976.
  54. 1980 Friday: The “Miracle on Ice” took place in Lake Placid, New York, as the United States Olympic Hockey Team upset the Soviets, 4-3.  The U.S. team went on to win the gold medal. 
  55. 1983 Tuesday: During rioting in Assam, India, Hindus kill 3,000 Muslims.
  56. 1984 Wednesday: David Vetter, a 12-year-old Texas boy who had spent most of his life in a plastic bubble because he had no immunity to disease, died 15 days after hospital personnel removed him from the bubble for a bone marrow transplant.
  57. 1991 Friday: President George H.W. Bush and his allies give Saddam Hussein 24 hours to begin withdrawing his troops from Kuwait or all hell will break loose.
  58. 1992 Saturday: Grunge rockers Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)[i] and Courtney Love (Hole)[ii] say their vows.
  59. 1994 Tuesday: Papa John Creech, famed violinist with the Jefferson Airplane[iii], Jefferson Starship, Hot Tuna[iv], and as a solo artist died at age 76 in Los Angeles, California, from complications of pneumonia.  Elsewhere, in Auburn Hills, Michigan, heavyweight boxer Tony “TNT” Tubbs wins a 10-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Everett Martin, to put his pro record to 39-5 (and 1 no contest).
  60. 1995 Wednesday: In Algiers, prison authorities kill at least 99 rioters in one of their prisons.
  61. 1997 Saturday: Scottish scientist Ian Wilmut and colleagues announced that they had successfully cloned an adult sheep.  Dolly the sheep was the first animal successfully cloned from an adult cell.
  62. 2001 Thursday: In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon beats his opponent, David Bostice by TKO at the 2:21 minute mark of Round 1 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 49-10-1.  As for Bostice, the loss put his pro record to 48-10-1.
  63. 2006 Wednesday: In Iraq, terrorists bomb the al-Askari Mosque, which causes widespread civil disturbances from one end of the country to the other.
  64. 2007 Thursday: Ian Wallace—drummer with the English progressive rock band, King Crimson[v] from 1971-1972—died from cancer in Los Angeles, California, on this date; he was 60 years-old.  Meanwhile, in West Virginia, in his second to his last fight, heavyweight boxer Tommy “The Duke” Morrison beats opponent, John Castle, with a TKO at the 1:49 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 6-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 47-3-1.
  65. 2010 Monday: A copy of “Action Comics #1” sold at auction for $1 million.  The comic featured the introduction of Superman.  
  66. 2011 Tuesday: For the first time since the 1979 Iranian Revolution, two ships from the Iranian navy pass through the Suez Canal.  Meanwhile, to show that he is still in control and has not abandoned the country, Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi goes on national television to reassure his subjects.
  67. 2013 Friday: For the first time in the history of the United Kingdom, Moody’s Investor Services downgrades the nation’s bond credit rating from AAA to AA1.  2014: Former Florentine mayor, 39-year-old Mateo Rienzi takes the oath of office as the new prime minister of Italy. 
  68. 2014 Saturday: Law enforcement authorities arrest the boss man of the Sinaloa drug cartel Joaquim Guzmán, aka “El Chapo,” after an intensive manhunt.
  69. 2015 Sunday: According to Brainy History, at the 87th Academy Awards, “Birdman” receives the Best Picture award, Eddie Redmayne wins Best Actor for his role as Stephen Hawking in “A Theory of Everything,” and Julianne Moore wins Best Actress for her role in “Still Alice.”
  70. 2016 Monday: After caste protests in Jat lead to the sabotage of Munak water canal, 10 million people in Delhi are without potable water.  Elsewhere, Tehran and Russia announce talks with which, the Iranians will buy the Russian surface-to-air antimissile system, the S-300.  This is to protect that nation from both the United States and Israel as it continues working on its nuclear weapons program.
  71. 2017 Wednesday: The scientific journal “Nature” announces the discovery of seven Earth-sized planets inhabiting the star Trappist-1.  All are within the Goldilocks Zone raising the possibility of alien life.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump throws out Obama era directive allowing trannys to use whatever bathroom they choose.  GREAT!  Elsewhere, Mexico is angry over Trump’s plan on deporting illegal aliens from the U.S. and then dumping them in Mexico.  You cannot allow illegals to pass through your country and then not expect to get them back.
  72. 2018 Thursday: People in Malaysia go berserk after Prime Minister Najib Razak stirs up an unintended controversy by declaring he prefers quinoa to rice, the national dish.  Meanwhile, in Russia, Vladimir Putin’s police scoop up anti-Kremlin, anti-Putin critic Alexei Navalny and his chief of staff for having ‘organized an unsanctioned protest against the regime.’  Elsewhere, California state Senator Tony Mendoza offers his resignation over #MeToo problems.
  73. 2019 Friday: Down in Jupiter, Florida, NFL New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft finds himself charged with soliciting prostitution in a human-trafficking sting operation after visiting a local massage parlor.  He was later let off with a minor slap on the hand- NO schlepping the hos anymore, Robert!  Meanwhile, guitarist/vocalist Peter Tork- an original member of the Monkees[vi]– died at age 77 in Mansfield, Connecticut, on this date.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump nominates the U.S. ambassador to Canada- Kelly Knight Craft- to become the next ambassador to the United Nations.
  74. 2020 Saturday: Fox News Channel calls the race early for Senator Bernie Sanders in the Nevada Caucuses.  Around 4:24 P.M., FNC says: Sen. Sanders: 54.1%; former Vice President Joe Biden: 17.5%; Sen. Elizabeth Warren: 9.5%; Mayor Pete Buttigieg: 9.1%, Tom Steyer: 6.8%; Amy Klobuchar: 3.8%, and Tulsi Gabbard does not show up.  Meanwhile, each campaign releases their spending figures for the month of January.  Here we go:  Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg: $55.1 million; Tom Steyer: $17.9 million; Bernie Sanders: $16.8 million; Joe Biden: $7.1 million; Pete Buttigieg: $6.6 million; Amy Klobuchar: $2.8 million; and Elizabeth Warren: $2.3 million.  After proclaiming for the past two years that she would NEVER take money from Super Pacs and having demanded the rest of the campaigns to do the same, Sen. Warren said today that she WILL take money from Super Pacs.  Okay, Liz, lying yet again.  
  75. 2020 Saturday A: Italy reports its first two deaths from the Panda Pandemic.  South Korea reports that another 229 of its citizens have contracted the COVID-19 Chi-Vi which increases their numbers to more than 400 people afflicted with the Beijing Bug.  The Iraqis report their first case while in Washington state, 34 cases of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu are announced with more expected to come.  Elsewhere, Samoa announces that it’s going to turn all cruise ships away due to the growing spread of this lab-engineered pandemic.
  76. 2021 Monday: Day 34 of the BIDEN REGIME.  Joe Biden extends mortgage relief protections through June harming landlords and mortgage companies.  The question is, when things return to ‘normal,’ will the people being aided by the government be able to catch their rents/mortgages up?   Next, Joe Biden eliminates President Donald J. Trump’s citizenship test for illegal fence-jumpers and river-swimmers.  Speaking of illegal aliens, ICE reports that illegal aliens are getting their Chi-Vi vaccines ahead of U.S. citizens.  Representative Debbie Lesko, R-AZ, is upset about this, saying that seniors call her office every day to discover when they will be able to receive their vaccines.  Nope, we must immunize illegal aliens and felons first.  Another Arizona lawmaker, Congressman Andy Biggs, Republican, says there is ‘an explosion of unaccompanied illegal alien minors at the border.’  We encourage laying in of minefields. 
  77. 2021 Monday A: As Joe Biden nominee confirmations continue, Senator Susan Collins, RINO-Maine, says she WON’T vote to confirm OMB nominee Neera Tanden for hateful attacks on Republicans.  Meanwhile, Judge Merrick Garland, Joe Biden’s nominee for attorney-general is shagging questions today in the U.S. Senate.  He claims that ‘politics won’t influence or affect criminal probes into scumbags such as Hunter Biden.’  We shall see.   Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, slams Judge Garland for not labeling James Comey as a ‘TERRIBLE’ FBI director.  Next, the White House calls for a ‘moment of silence’ (what a load of festering fecal matter) over hitting the dubious benchmark of more than half-a-million deaths.  (Please see our ‘VID statistics later today so you can see just how many people have succumbed to the Wuhan Virus Crisis while Joe Biden’s been in the White House.  It’s a whole lot, folks…).  Finally, New Jersey’s governor signs a bill establishing the framework for legal pakalolo in his state.
  78. 2021 Monday B: Chi-Com news- Researchers conclude that the Chi-Coms copied NSA spyware code which should surprise NO one.  In other SHOCKING NEWS, the infamous Wuhan Institute of Virology is going to continue receiving U.S. taxpayers’ dollars for continued research into bat viruses and other evil stuff.  WHY are we funding the Chi-Com research, ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden, especially when they are the ones who caused the global pandemic, whether through ineptitude or on purpose?  What’s more, we should be doing our own biowarfare research, not giving the Chi-Coms our money.  Someone, please impeach and remove Joe Biden NOW.  In other Chi-Com-related news, Representative Bill Johnson says, ‘Joe Biden’s energy policies show weakness on the Chi-Coms human rights abuses.’  After all, ‘Pro-China Joe’ shut the Keystone XL pipeline down on Day No. 1 so that oil will be flowing west from Canada’s coast to mainland China.  Finally, the Chi-Coms are urging their stooge in the White House to lift all trade sanctions and tariffs and to show Beijing some ‘goodwill.’  F**k Beijing.
  79. 2021 Monday C: The Roberts Supreme Court continues to show it’s in league with the Washington, D.C. swamp when Roberts says, ‘it’s okay for New York prosecutors to get their grubby hands-on Donald J. Trump’s tax records as far back as 2011.  We also hear that Associate Justice Clarence Thomas blasted Roberts and other liberal justices for their unwillingness to hear cases related to the theft of the 2020 Presidential Election.   SCOTUS could also hear cases on various states’ new laws restricting abortion rights within their borders.  We know how John Roberts will rule now don’t we? 
  80. 2021 Monday D: Corrupt (allegedly) Dominion Voting Systems is suing My Pillow’s Mike Lindell for his blowing the lid off the can regarding Dominion’s and associated company, Smartmatic’s hand in STEALING the 2020 Presidential Election as well as various other elections around the country.   Elsewhere, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, she’s whose face droops down on one side, is funneling $300,000 to help gerrymandering efforts after condemning Republicans for gerrymandering districts in Red States.  Say it ain’t so, Nancy!
  81. 2021 Monday E: The Harris administration, uh, the ‘Biden administration’ is downplaying the rhetoric on Iran, hoping the Iranians will return to the flawed JCPOA- the Iran nuclear ‘deal.’  Speaking of the Iranians, the head of the IAEA says Iran is ‘going to limit access to its nuclear programs.’  Hmmm, why would this be?  Speaking of Iran, eight rockets were fired at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone today.   Also speaking of Iran, U.S. families of detained Americans in that hellish, pro-jihad country are begging the ‘Biden administration’ to do something to get their family members home.  Come on, Joe, do something about getting these people repatriated to the U.S.
  82. 2021 Monday F: An NBC poll shows- much to their horror- that blue collar workers of all colors flocked to President Donald J. Trump.  Speaking of President Trump, when he gives the keynote address at CPAC this week, with a ‘show of force,’ he’s going to place his grip onto the GOP.  The Grand Old Party is Trump’s party, and we look forward to seeing “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell’s RINO picks fall in one election after another.  McConnell must be impeached and removed from office.   In other news, a high school senior in New York City is battling the Di Blasio Regime over its closure of Trump Corporation-operated ice-skating rinks.  In other news, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, aka “BoJo,” says that all UK schools should be reopened by March 8.  Excellent.  IF only U.S. educators would follow suit.
  83. 2021 Monday G: The United States Marine Corps is going to substitute ‘board games’ for its upcoming March military drills so as to create ‘smart infantry.’  Sounds like a load of bull crap to us, a stinking load of bull crap.  Meanwhile, 170 of 254 counties in Texas are struggling with winter-related storms and power outages- fresh water is difficult by which to come.  Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer blames Texas for what’s happened to it saying they chose to go alone on energy and now they must sleep in the bed they made.’  Good, Chuck, good.  What a POS.  In other news, the family of slain Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X (allegedly, the Reverend Louis Farrakhan is the man who ordered the hit) wants the case reopened so the law can find and punish his murderers.  Find Reverend Louie and ask HIM.   Elsewhere, United Airlines is pulling 24 of it Boeing 777 airliners out of use to double check the engines.   Finally, Joe Biden says smaller firms will have exclusive PPP access over the next two weeks.
  84. 2021 Monday H: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 111,434,139 confirmed cases, +165,977, 2,467,481 confirmed deaths, +3,462, and 62,896,305 confirmed recoveries, +149,843.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 28,409,269 confirmed cases, up 84,306 from yesterday’s reporting, 504,012 confirmed deaths, UP 1,519, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- no update in more than four weeks- what’s up with that? NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 174,411 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S. which means, you have more than half of what Trump had from the beginning of the outbreak which means you are a failure like Andrew “Killer” Cuomo.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  85. 2021 Monday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,531,979 confirmed cases, 49,380 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,778 confirmed cases, 431 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 336,950 confirmed cases, 4,886 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- Louisiana: currently, they have 426,644 confirmed cases, 9,477 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 750,043 confirmed cases, 5,577 confirmed deaths, and 704,018 confirmed recoveries.   
  86. 2021 Monday J:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,521.69, UP 27.37 points (+0.087%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,533.05, DOWN 341.42 points (-2.46%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,876.50, DOWN 30.21 points (-0.77%).  The price of GOLD is $1,809.10 per troy oz., +0.70 (+0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $28.21 per troy ounce, +0.13 (+0.45%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,283.10 per troy oz, +0.80 (+0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $4.15 per pound, +0.01 (+0.17%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,402.90 per troy oz, +23.10 (+0.97%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $62.19 per barrel, +0.49 (+0.79%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.73.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.
  87.  2021 Monday K: Following an Australian news anchor pointing out the obvious- that the ‘leader of the Free World (Joe Biden) seems to be cognitively disabled,’ Facebook bans Australian citizens from using its platform.  WTF?  Everyone knows that ‘Pro-China Joe’ is not there.  He demonstrates it every day and the fact that Kamala Harris is making phone calls to foreign leaders should worry the hell out of everyone.  Not only is the woman easily bought, but she’s also not that bright so the American people must begin demanding an accounting of what the Democrats did during the 2020 Presidential Election.   Meanwhile, the National Spelling Bee will return but in a mostly virtual format.  Elsewhere, the liberal mainstream media is going after Newsmax, One America News, and Fox News.  They cannot stand for free-flowing speech.
  88. 2022 Tuesday: Let’s see what chicanery ensues today…

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

[ii] We guess when we begin promoting the music of Nirvana we will break down and promote the music of Hole.  Can’t wait.

[iii] 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.

[iv] We promoted the music of Hot Tuna beginning on Tuesday, 24-April-2012 through Thursday, 23-May-2012.

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

[vi] Not sure when we will begin presenting the music of this famed American band- the Monkees- but when we do, we also do the solo catalogs of Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork.  Please stay tuned for more information.

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49. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2022

2021 Thursday I: For the heck of it, let’s look at another country- Germany: currently, they have 2,362,352 confirmed cases of the dreaded Chi-Vi, 67,074 confirmed deaths, and 2,153,918 confirmed recoveries. The AP reports that Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo sent at least 9,000 COVID-19-infected patients into New York nursing homes where he killed at least 15,000-20,000 if not more. For this lowlife scumbag to do this, he did it for ONE THING and ONE THING ONLY: to eliminate the aged, the infirm, the chronically ill, and the mentally challenged. Governor Cuomo must be put on trial for mass murder.

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49. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William Strong, Howell Edmunds Jackson, and Anthony Kennedy; U.S. Attorney General William Wirt; U.S. Secretary of War John Bell; Nazi Party Youth Leader Artur Axmann; Bachman-Turner Overdrive featuring Robbie Bachman, the Byrds featuring Skip Battin, the Doobie Brothers featuring Keith Knudsen, the Little River Band featuring Derek Pellicci,  and Pink Floyd featuring David Gilmour:

  1. 0999 Monday: The reign of the 138th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory V ends on this date.  He first became the shepherd of ALL Christendom on May 03, 996.
  2. 1129 Monday: Emperor Frederik II takes the city of Jerusalem from the Muslim hordes on this date in history.
  3. 1564 Tuesday: In Rome, the artist Michelangelo died.
  4. 1685 Sunday: Robert Cavaliere, Sieur de LaSalle, established Fort St. Louis at Matagorda Bay, and thus formed the claim of France to Texas.  
  5. 1688 Wednesday: In Germantown, Pennsylvania, Quakers conduct the first formal protest of slavery in the Colonies.
  6. 1735 Friday: The first opera performed in America took place on this date with the work, “Flora” (or “Hob in the Well”) presented in Charleston, South Carolina.
  7. 1745 Thursday: The army of Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Inverness, Scotland, from the British.
  8. 1787 Tuesday: Austrian Emperor Josef II bans the labor of children under the age of 8.
  9. 1796 Thursday: In Mill Creek, Tennessee, future 16th U.S. Secretary of War John Bell is born.  A future member of the Democratic Party, he would serve under Presidents William Henry Harrison and then under John Tyler from March 05, 1841, to September 13, 1841. He would eventually become a senator from Tennessee.
  10. 1834 Tuesday: The 9th U.S. Attorney General of the United States William Wirt died at age 61 in Washington, D.C.  A Democratic-Republican and then an Anti-Masonic, he served under Presidents James Monroe and John Quincy Adams from November 13, 1817, to March 04, 1829.
  11. 1841 Thursday: The first continuous filibuster in the U.S. Senate began and it lasted until March 11.
  12. 1861 Monday: Jefferson Davis took the oath of office as provisional president of the Confederate States of America in Montgomery, Alabama.  Meanwhile, King Victor Emanuel II of Sardinia becomes the first king of a unified Italy.
  13. 1870 Friday: The 40th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Strong assumed his position on the nation’s high court.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he was nominated by Ulysses S. Grant to fill Robert Grier’s seat.  He served from today until December 14, 1880.
  14. 1884 Monday: British General Sir Charles Gordon and his troops arrive in Khartoum, Sudan. 
  15. 1885 Wednesday: Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” underwent publication in the United States for the first time.
  16. 1893 Saturday: The 54th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Howell Edmunds Jackson assumed his position on the nation’s high court.  A Democrat, he was nominated by Benjamin Harrison to fill Lucius Lamar’s seat.  He served from today until 08-08-1895.
  17. 1900 Sunday: In South Africa, the Battle of Paardeberg takes place in which, the British suffer over 1,270 casualties, killed, or wounded in action.  
  18. 1908 Tuesday: The U.S. Postal Service issues the first rolls of stamps.
  19. 1913 Tuesday: During a military coup, plotters arrested Mexican President Francisco I. Madero and Vice President Jose Maria Pino Suarez.  Both resigned their positions the following day and then the plotters shot the duo to death on February 22.   Elsewhere, the famous French painting “Nude descending a Staircase,” by the French artist Marcel Duchamp, underwent display at an “Armory Show” in New York City.  Meanwhile, future Nazi Party Youth Leader, 1940-1945, Artur Axmann is born in Germany on this date.  He would survive World War II dying in 1996.
  20. 1915 Thursday: During World War I, Germany enacts a submarine blockade around Great Britain.
  21. 1930 Tuesday: At Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, Clyde W. Tombaugh discovered photographic evidence of Pluto (now designated a “dwarf planet”).  Elsewhere, Elm Farm Ollie became the first cow to fly in an airplane.
  22. 1932 Thursday: The Japanese military declares Manchuria to be an independent nation, which then becomes a protectorate of the Empire of Japan.  Elsewhere, Sonja Henie won her 6th world women’s figure skating title in Montreal, Canada.  
  23. 1934 Sunday: Skip Battin, future bassist with both the Byrds[i] and the Flying Burrito Brothers[ii], was born on this date in Gallipolis, Ohio.  A second-generation Byrd, he would play with the group from 1969 to 1973 when band leader Roger McGuinn canned him.  He would go on to play with other groups.
  24. 1942 Wednesday: Japanese  warplanes are preparing for a bombing mission over Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory the next day.  This would be their first strike on Australia’s home soil. 
  25. 1943 Thursday: During World War II on the German home front, the Gestapo apprehends the student group protesting the Nazis, the White Rose, on this date after they defaced a building front in Munich.  They would die in two days.
  26. 1944 Friday: The Battle of Anzio continues as German troops continue trying to dislodge the Allied troops clinging to the beach head.  U.S. General Lucas tells his tired troops to dig on a final beach head and to hold it at all costs- no falling back as if they do, it will be into the sea.
  27. 1948 Wednesday: Future drummer with the Doobie Brothers[iii]– Keith Knudson- is born on this date in Le Mars, Iowa.  He would play with the Doobies until his death in 2005 from pneumonia.
  28. 1952 Monday: Greece and Turkey became members of NATO on this date.
  29. 1953 Wednesday: The first 3-D movie in history, “Bwana Devil,” opens in New York City.  Elsewhere, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz signed a contract worth $8 million to continue the “I Love Lucy” TV show through 1955.  Elsewhere, future drummer with Bachman-Turner Overdrive[iv]—Robbie Bachman—is born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on this date.  Meanwhile, in London, England, future member of the Australian rock band, the Little River Band[v]– Derek Pellicci (drums 1975-84 / 1987-98)- is born on this date.
  30. 1960 Thursday: The owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Walter O’Malley, purchases Chavez Ravine for $494,000.  Meanwhile in Squaw Valley, Vice President Richard M. Nixon formally opened the 8th Winter Olympic Games.
  31. 1962 Sunday: France and Algeria begin negotiating for an end to the seven-year war the two had been fighting; the Algerians would finally get their independence.
  32. 1965 Thursday: The African nation of Gambia receives its independence from the United Kingdom.  Elsewhere, Frank Gifford, a Bakersfield High School graduate announces his retirement from football to go into the broadcasting booth.
  33. 1968 Sunday: David Gilmour, ace guitarist, joins the British rock group, Pink Floyd[vi], to back up and eventually to replace Sid Barrett.
  34. 1970 Wednesday: The jury finds the Chicago Seven innocent of inciting riot in Chicago during the 1968 Democratic Convention.
  35. 1972 Friday: The California Supreme Court struck down the state’s death penalty.
  36. 1977 Friday: The space shuttle Enterprise, sitting atop a Boeing 747, went on its debut “flight” above the Mojave Desert.
  37. 1983 Friday: In what the people of the Pacific Northwest came to know as the Wah Mee Massacre, two assassins murdered 13 people at a gambling club in Seattle’s Chinatown District.  Later, the authorities convicted the pair of the killings and gave each a life sentence.  A court uncovered, tried, and convicted a third person of robbery and assault and sent him to prison, too.   
  38. 1984 Saturday: Italy and the Vatican signed an accord under which, Roman Catholicism ceased to be the state religion of Italy.
  39. 1987 Wednesday: The executives of the Girl Scout movement decided to change the color of the scout uniforms from the traditional Girl Scout green to the newer Girl Scout blue.
  40. 1988 Thursday: Justice Anthony M. Kennedy takes the oath of office and takes his seat on the Supreme Court on this date.  He was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to fill the seat of Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.  Kennedy served from today until his retirement on July 31, 2018.
  41. 1991 Monday: After a season-long suspension for substance abuse, great goalie, Grant Fuhr, returns to the Edmonton Oilers and shuts out the New Jersey Devils, 4-0.
  42. 1997 Tuesday: Astronauts on the space shuttle Discovery completed their tune-up of the Hubble Space Telescope after 33 hours of spacewalking; the Hubble was then released using the shuttle’s crane.
  43. 1998 Wednesday: In post-Soviet Union Russia, monetary problems force the closure of three plants engaged in the producing of nuclear weapons.  Elsewhere, in Nevada, two white separtists underwent arrest by the authorities who accused them of plotting a bacterial attack on subways in New York City.
  44. 2000 Friday: The Commerce Department reported a deficit in trade goods and services of $271.3 billion for 1999.  It was the largest calendar-year trade deficit in U.S. history.
  45. 2001 Sunday: Auto racing star Dale Earnhardt Sr. died in a crash at the Daytona 500; he was 49 years of age.  FBI agent Robert Hanssen suffers arrest for spying for the Soviet Union.  Eventually, he receives a life sentence and is currently in a federal prison.
  46. 2003 Tuesday: In South Korea, at least 120 people lost their lives when a man lit a fire on a subway train.
  47. 2006 Saturday: American Shani Davis won the men’s 1,000-meter speed skating in Turin.  He was the first black athlete to win an individual gold medal in Winter Olympic history.
  48. 2010 Thursday: Yvo de Boer, top climate change official at the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the UN Framework for Climate Change resigns the post.
  49. 2011 Friday: The voters of Uganda participate in a general election; however, there is fear that the government has rigged them to extend the 30-year rule of rebel leader, Yoweri Museveni.  Meanwhile, in Libya, Human Rights Watch reports that 24 people lost their lives in that nation’s so-called “Day of Rage” against the government.
  50. 2012 Saturday: Pope Benedict XVI announces seven new saints—including American saint, Katerina Tekakwitha, and appoints 22 new cardinals.
  51. 2013 Monday: At Brussels International Airport in Belgium, armed robbers steal untraceable raw diamonds worth $50 million from a plane within minutes and without alarming any of the passengers.
  52. 2014 Tuesday: Coca Cola Company announces that it plans to reduce its costs by $1 billion over the next few years to counteract slowing demand.
  53. 2015 Wednesday:  According to Brainy History, the Greek Parliament elects Prokopis Pavlopoulos as the nation’s next president; the SYRIZA Party preferred Pavlopoulos and chose him over opposition party nominee Nicos Alivizatos.  Elsewhere- in a wonderful day for the civilized world- the Nigerian army kills about 300 Boko Haram thugs, wounds loads more, and drives the survivors off into the jungle in the northeastern part of that nation.
  54. 2016 Thursday: Pope Francis[vii], an unpopular pontiff with millions of people worldwide shows his true colors when he criticizes presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s Christianity over the billionaire’s promises to build a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.  WTF, pope?  We cannot enforce our laws.  You have walls surrounding the Vatican City, tear them down or STFU.  Elsewhere, South Korea announces that it has intelligence that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has personally given his intelligence services the go-ahead to launch terrorist attacks in the South.
  55. 2017 Saturday: Former American abortion activist Norma McCorvey, the “Jane Roe” in Roe v. Wade, dies at age 69.  She later became pro-life, much to the horror of the pro-Death movement.  Elsewhere, in the freestyle wrestling event at wrestling’s World Cup, Iran defeats the United States.  Wow.
  56. 2018 Sunday: An Iranian airlines flight crashes in the Zagros Mountains, killing all 66 people on board.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump sends out a series of Tweets in which, he expresses his displeasure on a variety of things.  Here is what he said in some of his messages: “If it was the GOAL of Russia to create discord, disruption and chaos within the U.S. then, with all of the Committee Hearings, Investigations and Party hatred, they have succeeded beyond their wildest dreams. They are laughing their asses off in Moscow. Get smart America!”  He has every right to believe this as do tens of millions of Americans.
  57. 2019 Monday: Former Seattle Seahawks’ player T.J. Cunningham dies at age 46; he played safety.  Elsewhere, Senator Bernie Sanders, DS-VT, announces he is going to make another run at winning the 2020 Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.  Meanwhile, at a massive rally in Florida, President Trump blasts Venezuelan thug leader Nicolas Maduro, calling on the military hierarchy to defect and go against the authoritarian former bus driver.  Finally, Senator Elizabeth Warren promises to reveal her universal childcare plan.  Yeah, right.  Always promising but seldom delivering.
  58. 2020 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump executes four pardons/commutations of sentence on this date: “Junk Bond King” Michael Milken, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., and former NYPD Commissioner Bernard “Bernie” Kerik.  Once again, President Trump has demonstrated his commitment to doing what is right in a U.S. Justice system gone mad.   Meanwhile, tomorrow night is the big debate, the first DNC one to feature multibillionaire Michael Bloomberg and Democrats are going berserk around the country fearful that this POS bigoted scumbag is trying to BUY the nomination and then the White House.
  59. 2021 Thursday: Day 30 of the Biden Regime.  First, in a magnanimous moment of charity, Bill Gates suggests that it might be ‘okay’ for Donald Trump to be allowed back onto social media platforms- what a guy.  Speaking of Big Tech, Facebook is screeching and crying over to having to pay for its news feeds in Australia.  The country passed a law in which social media and search engine platforms Downunder must reimburse the sources from whence the news emanates.  Of course, Facebook does not like this.  Stop the sobbing.  In other media news, we learn today that Antifa thug John “Jake” Sullivan, a POS Marxist who led the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, received $35,000 each from CNN and NBC for his photos of the death of Ashlii Babbitt on that horrendous day, one the Dems continue trying to tie to former President Donald J. Trump.  Speaking of that horrible day and its aftermath, General Russell L. Honoré- the hero of Hurricane Katrina and now, a Kool-Aid-guzzling hack hired by Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi to investigate the left-wing Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, is saying all manner of crazy things.  First, the barbed wire and walls around the Capitol aren’t leaving anytime soon, next that most of the line officers are pro-Trumpers, and that various Republicans must be rounded up, expelled, or imprisoned.  What happened to this guy?  Fascism is coming to a town or city near YOU soon.
  60. 2021 Thursday A: Governor Gregg Abbott of Texas is overwhelmed by the collapse of his state’s power infrastructure.  The winter storm has virtually stopped ALL power generation.  No one ever thought something like this would happen to the Lone Star State and those of us who might have thought about moving there at some point are now reconsidering those thoughts.  Apparently, the Electrical Reliability Council of Texas- never anticipated a disaster such as what has millions in the dark, sans heat, sans electricity, sans water, and sans communication services,  Meanwhile, conservative Senator Ted Cruz of Texas was caught on film taking his family to Cancun, Mexico, to escape the winter freeze-for-all in his home state.   In other energy-winter news, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is asking the federal government for a natural disaster emergency declaration.
  61. 2021 Thursday B: The earpiece in Joe Biden’s ear has told him to say he is going to establish a commission to look into reparations for slavery.  We went to our colleague Chef Bea O’Malley for his opinion on this matter and this is what she said: “NEVER gonna happen and here’s why- IF the Democrats were to give us black folks ‘reparations’ for something none of us have ever known (unless we came from the Third World), it would take one of their biggest RACISM ‘drums’ off the drum kit.  Thus, they never will do this because they would rather bang the drum for the rest of eternity than to actually address a ‘problem’ none of us living in this country have ever known.’  She also pointed out the obvious: they can’t even get us Chi-Vi relief checks so how the heck are they going to get us ‘reparations?’  The earpiece also told Joe Biden to look into how he can remove ALL student loan debt from the American people.  Our question: are the professors going to work for free or are we, the American people, going to have to foot this bill, too?  Dumb ass.
  62. 2021 Thursday C: House Financial Services Committee Chairperson Maxine Waters, D-CA, is busting the balls of CEOs from Robinhood and Reddit today over the GameStop debacle that saw the price of the stock driven sky high and then billions in short sales.   Of course, Democrats are upset they didn’t make some money off this amazingly successful strategy.   Meanwhile, the numbers of people murdered by New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo in his vast nursing home scandal and conspiracy, the one in which, he channeled COVID-19-infected people back into the places from whence they came and where their fellow patients were highly vulnerable to infection, illness, and death.  The number of nursing home deaths now sits at 19,000 dead and moron Cuomo MUST go to prison for this outrage.   Elsewhere around the country, the Los Angeles County School District has voted to remove ALL police from their school campuses and to seek $25,000 from the LAPD annual budget so they can concentrate on racial equity programs.   We bet YOU guys feel so good about yourselves, don’t you, wetting your panties we bet.  Finally, in California, the drive to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has far surpassed the necessary 1.5 million signatures which is why this POS nephew of Nancy Pelosi has signed a law that mandates the mailing of ballots to every registered voter (and illegal aliens) so as to ‘protect them from the Chinese Virus.  What does that say about mail-in ballots?
  63. 2021 Thursday D: Unemployment figures from last week far surpassed the week before, coming in at 861,000.  Thank you, ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden for being such a worthless POS that you are.  Your policies are killing the country.  Meanwhile, another POS politician- Congresswoman Liz Cheney, R-WY, under censure from the state’s GOP joins the loony tunes circus by saying, “There are white supremacists in both the GOP and the Democratic Party.”  WTF is wrong with YOU?  Another loser, Senator Susan Collins, RINO-Maine, says the ‘state’s GOP should focus on elections and not on (her) rebuke.’  Senator Collins, you MUST go.  Speaking of elections, RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel says the national GOP is working on securing elections across the country.  Finally, Congressman Steve Scalise, R-LA, has gone to Mar-A-Lago to visit with President Donald J. Trump.   Speaking of the former president, 75-percent of Republicans want Mr. Trump to continue as a major guiding light of the GOP which does not bode well for the “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell RINO wing of the party. 
  64. 2021 Thursday E: The earpiece in Joe Biden’s ear has given him a NEW immigration plan- near immediate legalization of 11 million illegal aliens in the country (an extremely sparse number seeing as how various estimates have put the numbers closer to between 30-50 million shadow-dwellers).  Some Democrats are beginning to tremble because if illegals become immediate citizens, the economy is going to tank, America’s genuine citizens are going to suffer, and crime rates are going to skyrocket rather than plummet.  Still, no one will talk sense to Barack Hussein Obama- oops- Joe Biden, certainly no one within his administration.  Elsewhere, any answers about flawed ‘Joe Biden policies’ are answered by White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki with ‘this one’s a woman, that one’s gay, that one is intersectional,’ like it’s somehow some sort of consolation that the person charged with fixing the problems are men who have become women or women who have become men, etc.  Enough with the identity politics already.   It almost makes us wish the Chi-Coms or the Russkies or the Taliban would take over so we could clean house on all this insanity.   In other Joe Biden news, the earpiece tells Usurper Joe to negate another Trump order, one that limited ‘climate change’ as a hashmark in federal reviews. 
  65. 2021 Thursday F: Here are particulars for the bill for the border swimmers and jumpers- 8 pathway to citizenship for ‘11’ (truly 30-50) million illegals.  Temporary status of five years plus three-year wait for citizenship.  The word, “illegal aliens” will be removed and ‘undocumented Democrats,’ oops, ‘undocumented persons will take its place as will be more immigration courts and judges plus $4 billion investment in Central America and infrastructure so illegals wanting to come here can begin the process there.  Effectively, NO one is going to be deported.  Thank you, Joe, thank you for destroying our country.
  66. 2021 Thursday G: Here are today’s stats for the Wuhan Flu, planet first: 109,901,391 confirmed cases, +288,143, 2,430,096, confirmed deaths, +8,615, and 61,879,542 confirmed recoveries, +203,350.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 28,100,922 confirmed cases, up 70,592 from yesterday’s reporting, 495,180 confirmed deaths, +2,253 from yesterday’s reporting, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as three weeks ago, going on four.  NOTE- in the White House 30 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 166,609 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?
  67. 2021 Thursday H: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,505,032 confirmed cases, 47,902 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,460 confirmed cases, 427 confirmed deaths (not updated in a week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 334,284 confirmed cases, 4,824 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- Missouri: currently, they have 510,705 confirmed cases, 7,929 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 738,629 confirmed cases, 5,473 confirmed deaths, and 681,249 confirmed recoveries.    
  68. 2021 Thursday I: For the heck of it, let’s look at another country- Germany: currently, they have 2,362,352 confirmed cases of the dreaded Chi-Vi, 67,074 confirmed deaths, and 2,153,918 confirmed recoveries.   The AP reports that Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo sent at least 9,000 COVID-19-infected patients into New York nursing homes where he killed at least 15,000-20,000 if not more.  For this lowlife scumbag to do this, he did it for ONE THING and ONE THING ONLY: to eliminate the aged, the infirm, the chronically ill, and the mentally challenged.  Governor Cuomo must be put on trial for mass murder.  He will neither apologize nor will he admit his guilt.  This man must go to prison, his book should be canceled, and his Emmy stripped away.  Imagine if HE was a Republican.  The Democrats are slamming this piece of pond scum while the FBI is looking into his actions.  We also learned that Governor “Killer” Cuomo called Democrats in the state’s legislature and threatened them with repercussions.  F**k him.
  69. 2021 Thursday J:  IS THIS THE BEGINNING OF THE BIDEN DEPRESSION WE PREDICTED WOULD HAPPEN IN LATE SPRING/EARLY SUMMER?  We will keep our eyes on the crumbling stocks and commodities markets.  Here are today’s Stock Market closes but note- the Stock Market is now plummeting thanks to identity politics in the White House: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,493.34, DOWN 119.68 points (-0.38%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,865.36, DOWN 100.14 points (-0.72%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,913.97, DOWN 17.36 points (-0.44%).  The price of GOLD is $1,770.20 per troy oz., -4.80 (-0.27%) while the price of SILVER is $26.89 per troy ounce, -0.19 (-0.69%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,274.20 per troy oz, -0.50 (-0.04%) while the price of COPPER is $3.90 per pound, 0.00 (+0.06%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,558.80 per troy oz, -10.90 (-0.06%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.68 per barrel, -0.84 (-1.39%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.30.  Next, $1.00 U.S. = 0.000019 Bitcoin (BTC).  One buck U.S. = 5.43 Brazilian Real.
  70. 2021 Thursday K: Former President Donald J. Trump’s approval ratings among all citizens now rests at 59-percent approval ratings.  Meanwhile, a U.S. Senate panel has scheduled February 23, 2021, as the date for holding a hearing on the SolarWinds hack.  Next, the CDC releases a report in which, it says there ‘is no credible evidence that foods can pass the Wuhan Virus Crisis, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, the Panda Pandemic, or the Chi-Vi to other human beings.  Speaking of the ‘VID, vaccine trials with pregnant women set to begin soon so as to fill a major black hole in what’s known about the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s escaped disease.   Meanwhile, in 2020 during the Chi-Com Fever, greenhouse gas emissions fell by 9.2-percent.  Elsewhere, the Taliban sent a letter to feeble old Joe Biden informing him that ‘he had better stick to the timeline on withdrawing U.S. troops his predecessor negotiated with the terrorist group.’   Speaking of Donald Trump, President Donald J. Trump wistfully tells Newsmax ‘IF ONLY ‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell would hit back at Joe Biden and “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer as hard as he hits me.’  That’s a hell of a statement.   Finally- as if no one did not know this, the U.S. is putting out feelers to rejoin the JCPOA, the corrupt agreement with which to prevent the Iranians from going nuclear.  Wow.
  71. 2021 Thursday L: NASA successfully landed their latest Mars Rover today.  This is their most advanced lander yet, one that will test for signs of ancient (and present) life as well as run experiments with which to convert carbon dioxide into oxygen.   There also is a plan to return rock and soil samples back to the Earth.  Gee, after what has happened with the Chi-Coms and their Panda Pandemic, is that not something we could do on, say, the moon?  Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives introduces a bill with which to ban all products from Xinjiang Province in western China in which, slave labor produced it.  The Chi-Coms would have to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that NO slave labor by Uighurs or other Muslims produced it.  Xinjiang Province produces much of the world’s cotton and cotton products and the Uighur and other religious minority slaves are the ones doing it. 
  72. 2021 Thursday M: Texas cold snap enters its sixth day as biggest energy-producing state in the United States contends with systemic power outrages that have killed more than 20 people and left 4 million Texans in the dark and in the cold.  Many are having to boil snow to obtain water because any water coming out of the pipes is not potable seeing as how water purification plants have shut down due to loss of power from windmills and solar farms.  IF anyone requires a glimpse of what a future under loony tunes Green New Deal legislation looks like, take a good, long look at Texas, the number one state with the biggest fossil fuel reserves.  Liberalism has infected a conservative government and left the citizens of the Lone Star state suffering because of it.   Whatever that bug-eyed dingbat, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, we should do the exact flipping opposite of it.
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Thursday, February 18, 2021, Today in History Blog Post:   

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[iii] We hope to promote the music of the Doobie Brothers sometime before 2030.  We hope you will remain vigilant.

[iv] 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.

[v] We are not sure when we will begin offering albums by the Little River Band as that could be another 5-10 years from now but one day, we most surely will because they are one of the world’s greatest bands.  Seeing them live in the 1970s was mind-altering

[vi] We look forward to sharing the music of Pink Floyd- as well as the band’s members- sometime within the next 5-6 years.

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2021 Tuesday I: Good news for Christians and Jews: a judge strikes down New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s ban on religious gatherings at churches and synagogues (but you know the cowardly fool would NEVER close mosques- they’d take him out in a heartbeat). We learn today from immigration experts that the United States has 14.5 million illegal aliens and 5 million anchor babies which is conservative estimate to be sure.

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40. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 09, 2022:

President William Henry Harrison; U.S. Attorneys General William Pinkney and Jeff Sessions; Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente; U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk; U.S. Treasury Secretary George W. Campbell; U.S. Secretary of War Daniel S. Lamont; Hungarian WW II leader Admiral Miklós Horthy; Soviet Leader Yuri V. Andropov; the Beatles, and Foghat (and Axis Point) featuring Craig MacGregor:

  1. 1060 Thursday: Future 163rd Roman Catholic Pope Honorius II is born in Romagna, Holy Roman Empire on this date.  He would become pontiff on December 21, 1124, and would guide his global flock until February 13, 1130.
  2. 1267 Wednesday: Synod of Breslau orders Jews to wear special caps.
  3. 1544 Wednesday: In a battle at London, Sir Thomas Wyatt suffers defeat and his rebellion against Queen Mary crushed.
  4. 1640 Thursday: Ibrahim became the 18th Islamic Caliph and Sultan of the Ottoman Turkish Empire on this date.  He would guide ALL Islam from today until August 08, 1648.
  5. 1744 Sunday: The naval Battle of Toulon occurs as the combined French-Spanish fleet takes on the British fleet under the command of Admiral Matthews.
  6. 1769 Thursday: In Scotland, the future 5th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury George W. Campbell.   A Democratic-Republican, he would serve under President James Madison interestingly enough from February 09, 1814, his birthday, until October 05, 1814.
  7. 1773 Tuesday: The ninth president of the United States of America, William Henry Harrison, was born in Charles City County, Virginia.   The future Whig would serve from March 04, 1841, to April 04, 1841, when he died from the complications of pneumonia.   On Inauguration Day, President Harrison gave an overly lengthy inauguration speech in a drizzling downpour.  This would lead to him becoming ill and succumbing to pneumonia.
  8. 1775 Thursday: British Parliament declares that Massachusetts colony is in rebellion.
  9. 1788 Saturday: Austria declares war on Russia.
  10. 1814 Wednesday: The 7th U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from December 11, 1811, until leaving office today.   Meanwhile, the 5th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury George W. Campbell assumed his position on this day, his birthday.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from today to October 05, 1814.
  11. 1825 Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams president after no candidate received most electoral votes.
  12. 1851 Sunday: In McGraw, N.Y., future 39th U.S. Secretary of War Daniel S. Lamont is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 05, 1893, to March 04, 1897.
  13. 1861 Saturday: Jefferson Davis becomes the provisional president of the Confederate States of America at a congress held in Montgomery, Alabama, and Alexander Stevens as his vice president.  The Congress declares that all laws under the U.S. Constitution were consistent with the Constitution of the Confederate States of America.
  14. 1867 Saturday: Nebraska becomes the Union’s 37th state.
  15. 1870 Wednesday: The federal government established the U.S. Weather Bureau on this date.
  16. 1884 Saturday: Thomas Edison and Patrick Kenny executed a patent application for a chemical recording stock quotation telegraph.  
  17. 1886 Tuesday: President Grover Cleveland declares a state of emergency in Seattle, Washington, due to the level of violence in anti-Chinese rioting.
  18. 1895 Saturday: In Massachusetts, W. G. Morgan invents the game of volleyball.  Meanwhile, the first college basketball game took place as Minnesota State School of Agriculture defeated the Porkers of Hamilton College, 9-3.
  19. 1904 Tuesday: The Empire of Japan officially declares war on Russia. Troops begin landing near Inchon in Korea and begin moving north to the Manchurian border.
  20. 1906 Friday: Due to major Zulu uprising, the Natal, South Africa, declares a state of siege.
  21. 1909 Tuesday: In Cherokee County, Georgia, the future 54th U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk is born.  He would serve under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Baines Johnson and did so from 01-21-1961 to 01-20-1969.  Meanwhile, he first forestry school underwent incorporation in Kent, Ohio.
  22. 1922 Thursday: Snow falls on Mauna Loa Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii.
  23. 1926 Tuesday: Teaching the theory of evolution becomes a forbidden subject in Atlanta schools.
  24. 1932 Tuesday: America entered the 2-man bobsled competition for the first time at the Olympic Winter Games held at Lake Placid, N.Y.
  25. 1933 Thursday: The Oxford Union Society at Oxford University debated, then endorsed, 275-153, a motion “that this house in no circumstances fight for its King and Country,” a stand widely denounced in Great Britain.
  26. 1940 Friday: Joe Louis beats Arturo Godoy in 15 rounds to win the heavyweight boxing title of the world.
  27. 1942 Monday: Daylight-saving “War Time” went into effect in the United States of America with clocks turned one hour ahead.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff had its first formal meeting to coordinate military strategy during World War II.   Elsewhere, the Japanese are able to force their way into Singapore as they win the fight at Sarimbun Beach.  Finally, the SS Normandie, a former French liner being refitted for the U.S. Navy at a New York pier, caught fire, and capsized early the next morning. 
  28. 1943 Tuesday: The World War II Battle of Guadalcanal in the southwest Pacific in the Solomon Islands ended with an Allied victory over Japanese forces.
  29. 1947 Sunday: Bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  30. 1950 Thursday: In a speech in Wheeling, West Virginia, Senator Joseph McCarthy, Republican-Wisconsin charged the State Department contained 205 communists.  This was the beginning of “McCarthyism[i].”
  31. 1955 Wednesday: U.S. federations of trade unions merge to create the AFL/CIO.
  32. 1957 Saturday: Former Axis leader of Hungary during World War II- Admiral Miklós Horthy- died in Estoril, Portugal.  Hungary was the fourth nation to join the Axis in World War II and was allied with Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, Imperial Japan as well as with Romania, Bulgaria, and other lesser Axis noncombatants such as Spain and Portugal.
  33. 1960 Tuesday: Actress Joanne Woodward became the first star upon Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.  Meanwhile, Adolph Coors Co. chairman Adolph Coors III, was shot to death in suburban Denver, during a botched kidnapping attempt.  The man who killed him, Joseph Corbett Jr., served 19 years in prison.
  34. 1963 Saturday: The Boeing 727 went on it’s first-ever flight as it took off from Renton, Washington.
  35. 1964 Sunday: The Beatles made their first live American television broadcast on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” broadcast from New York City on CBS.  Elsewhere, the G. I. Joe action figure made its debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York.
  36. 1969 Sunday: The Boeing 747 flew its inaugural flight on this date.
  37. 1971 Tuesday: A magnitude 6.6 earthquake in California’s San Fernando Valley claimed 65 lives.  The crew of Apollo 14 returned to Earth after man’s third landing on the moon.
  38. 1973 Friday: In New York City at the world-famous Madison Square Garden, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry wins a 12-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Ron Lyle, to put his pro record to 45-6-4 while Lyle’s record would go to 19-1.
  39. 1983 Wednesday: In a dramatic reversal from fifty years earlier (please see above), the Oxford Union rejected 416-187, a motion “that this House would NOT fight for Queen and Country.”
  40. 1984 Thursday: In Moscow, Soviet leader, Yuri V. Andropov, 69 years of age, died 15 months after succeeding Leonid Brezhnev; Konstantin U. Chernenko followed him as the USSR’s next leader.
  41. 1991 Saturday: At Madison Square Garden in New York City, “Terrible Terry” Norris knocks Sugar Ray Leonard down TWICE and wins a 12-round unanimous decision and retains the WBC Light Heavyweight Championship Title of the world.  Norris’ record would go to 27-3 while that of Sugar Ray would go to 36-2-1.  One more fight for Leonard- a loss by TKO to Hector “Macho” Camacho in 1997- and he would retire.  
  42. 1994 Wednesday: Israeli foreign minister Shimon Perez signs an accord with Yasser Arafat’s Palestine Liberation Organization.
  43. 1997 Sunday: “The Simpsons” became the longest-running prime-time animated series on this date by surpassing the previous record holder, “The Flintstones.”
  44. 2002 Saturday: Britain’s Princess Margaret, the high-spirited and unconventional sister of Queen Elizabeth II, died in London at age 71.  Meanwhile, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, the AFC beats the NFC in the Pro Bowl by a final score of 38-30 with quarterback Rich Gannon of the Oakland Raiders named the MVP.
  45. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush and Democratic frontrunner John F. Kerry[ii]—who served in Vietnam, if you didn’t know this—sparred over the president’s economic leadership, while Kerry’s rivals sought to slow his pace.  Elsewhere, anti-government rebels took control of nearly a dozen towns in western Haiti as the death toll rose to at least 40 people.
  46. 2005 Wednesday: Hewlett-Packard Co. chief executive Carly Fiorina was forced out by board members, ending her nearly six-year reign.
  47. 2008 Saturday: Political primaries occur today in the race for the presidential nominations of both the Democratic and Republican Parties.  In the Kansas Republican Caucus, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee wins big.  In the Washington state primary, Arizona Senator John McCain wins the GOP primary.  Democrat Senator Barack Obama wins the primary in Louisiana and the caucuses in Nebraska, Washington state, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  48. 2008 Saturday A: In León, Mexico, heavyweight boxer Tommy “The Duke” Morrison scores a TKO at the 1:40 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 6-round bout, over his opponent, Matt Weischaar.  This would be Morrison’s final pro bout.  His record as a pro would go to 48-3-1.
  49. 2009 Monday: President Barack Obama[iii] used his first news conference since taking office to urgently pressure lawmakers to approve a massive economic recovery bill.
  50. 2010 Tuesday: Unhappy with Iran refusing to participate in a fuel swap, the Obama administration announces a new round of sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran.  The Iranians won’t cooperate, nor will they halt their nuclear weapons development program.  We should nuke them.  Meanwhile, illegal aliens being held in Texas at the Los Fresnos Immigration Jail have gone on a hunger strike protesting conditions.
  51. 2012 Thursday: The U.S. Department on Defense issues new guidelines allowing for the use of women in combat units.
  52. 2013 Saturday: Owen Paterson, UK Secretary of State for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs, convenes with British retailers and the Food Standards Agency to determine how “beef” products containing horsemeat appeared in supermarket meat counters.
  53. 2014 Sunday: Switzerland votes to put a quota on the number of immigrants to the country from the European Union; 50.4% of voters approved of the measure.  Meanwhile, Iran announces that two of its navy vessels will be traveling extremely close to the United State’s maritime border in the Atlantic Ocean.  Oh, they are so excited, they’re going to ‘show us.’  We say, “NUKE THEM!”
  54. 2015 Monday:  The International Energy Agency estimates that oil prices will remain relatively low for the next five years, potentially dipping this year to an average of $55/barrel before increasing to about $73/barrel by the year 2020.  Meanwhile, in Niger, Boko Haram launches a violent raid on a prison, but the authorities are able to repel the Islamist thugs.
  55. 2016 Tuesday: The New Hampshire primaries occur today what with GOP candidate Donald Trump winning it with 35% and Gov. John Kasich[iv] coming in second at 16%.  Meanwhile, in the Democratic primary, Sen. Bernie Sanders trounces Hillary Clinton by 60% to her 38%.
  56. 2017 Thursday: A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld a ruling by a judge in Washington state that called the ‘travel ban’ imposed on seven predominantly Muslim-jihadi countries that President Donald Trump had put into action via an executive order.  The president says, “He will see them in court.”   Meanwhile, Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente steps down from office on this date.  A Republican, Boente served under President Donald J. Trump from January 30, 2017, until today.  His replacement, the 84th U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, assumed his office on this date.   Also, a Republican, he served under President Donald J. Trump from today until his termination on November 07, 2018.  Elsewhere, following a conversation with communist China’s dictator Xi Jinping, President Trump agrees to stick with the “One-China Policy” by which, Beijing is the ONLY recognized China and Taiwan subservient to the mainland.
  57. 2018 Friday: In PyeongChang, South Korea, the XXIII Olympic Winter Games open.  Meanwhile, for the second time this year, the U.S. government undergoes shutdown due to lawmakers being incapable of reaching agreement on a budget bill.   Eventually, an agreement would be agreed to, and President Donald J. Trump would sign it into law thus keeping the government funded until March 23, 2018. 
  58. 2018 Friday A: In Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, famed rock-and-roll bassist Craig MacGregor, lost his fight with lung cancer on this date.  He was just 68.  He played for many years with the British rock, blues, and boogie band, Foghat, as well as with the short-lived British group, Axis Point.  The latter group featured Eddie Hardin on keyboards and vocals, Bob Tench on guitars and vocals, Charlie Whitney (guitars) and Rob Townsend (drums and percussion) formerly of Family, and MacGregor.
  59. 2019 Saturday: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth “I’m a Cherokee” Warren[v] announces her official bid for the 2020 Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in the city of Lawrence.  How this unattractive and dishonest individual thinks she can win the presidency is beyond any of us here at the AICP-END Blogs.  She has used one of the most maligned racial minorities in the history of the country as her springboard to virtually everything she has earned in life.  She should be disqualified.
  60. 2020 Sunday: Thanks to the ineptitude (or purposefulness, we are reserving judgment at present), the death toll of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu now stands at 910 people which is higher than the reported death toll of the SARS epidemic that broke out in 2002 and lasted until 2004.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Chi-Com warplanes conducting ‘military drills’ off the coast of the Republic of China- Taiwan- circle the freedom-loving island.  This leads the Taiwanese Defense Ministry to call out their belligerent neighbors for threatening their sovereignty.  (We should give Taiwan some nukes- just saying…).    
  61. 2021 Tuesday: Eighty-two different advocacy groups call on the Biden administration to end all federal executions.  Speaking of the Biden administration, he announced plans to fire ALL Trump-appointed U.S. federal attorneys.  However, the U.S. attorney overseeing the Hunter Biden probe is NOT going anywhere soon.  Next, Joe Biden’s nomination to head the OMB vows to work with the GOP following a row on Twitter.  As the ‘re-impeachment trial’ of Donald Trump opens, neither the former president nor the ‘current president’ are making any statements.   Regarding this bogus sham waste of time, Senator Mike Lee, R-UT, says the prosecutors’ arguments are ‘ambiguous’ this after Congressman Jaime Raskin laid out the ‘charges’ against the 45th president.   
  62. 2021 Tuesday A: In communist China, the World Health Organization personnel on site says, ‘the Wuhan Institute of Virology is the UNLIKELY origination point for the Chi-Vi, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu,  There you go, the WHO covers up for their Chinese masters.   Thanks to the Wuhan Virus Crisis, in the U.S.- unless relief comes soon- millions of small businesses could close by year’s end.  Many believe that this is precisely the game plan the Dems are using because if small businesses close, everyone will be working for the massive corporations.  This is a fascist form of government in which BIG CORPORATIONS are in bed with BIG GOVERNMENT as it was in Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and in modern-day communist China.  Evil.   Speaking of fascism, Hong Kong denies bail to pro-democracy advocate Jimmy Lai.  Meanwhile, Iran says, “Western policies could force them into building nuclear bombs’ as though they are not already working on them lickety-split.
  63. 2021 Tuesday B: In another blow to the expectations of Californians being throttled by the Newsom Regime, California High-Speed Rail Authority is seeking another $4 billion to toss down the rabbit hole on this never-ending wealth redistribution scheme.  Elsewhere, in Arizona, the Republican-controlled state Senate loses a narrow vote in which the state’s leaders and GOP leadership wanted a full audit of the crappy Dominion Voting Systems machines used- ALLEGEDLY- to throw the 2020 Presidential Election to ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden and away from President Donald J. Trump.  Meanwhile, My Pillow creator and CEO Mike Lindell calls for an open public debate on the ALLEGED election chicanery Dominion Voting Systems and Smartmatic software in the 2020 Presidential Election.  Amen.   Finally, Tampa Bay city government is busting the balls of Governor Ron DeSantis for not having worn a facemask at the Super Bowl.  These people doing the bitching are like body lice- annoying tidbits of nothing.
  64. 2021 Tuesday C: A federal judge in Texas has put a freeze on Joe Biden’s deportation ban.   Meanwhile, the New York Attorney General Leticia James urges the FDA to look into improving the standards on baby food.  Elsewhere, Ohio serial killer Anthony Sowell, a man who murdered 11 women of whom we know, died in prison.  Meanwhile, Mary Wilson- original founding member of the Supremes (later Diana Ross and the Supremes) dies at age 76.  Next, Palm Beach, Florida, says ‘Donald Trump can live at his own resort- Mar-a-Lago as long as he is a ‘bona fide employee.’  WTF?  Hotel magnates live in their hotels, who gives Palm Beach the right to determine who can live and who cannot live somewhere?   Finally, the pilot in the crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and several other people is said to have become disoriented in heavy fog.
  65. 2021 Tuesday D: Tesla’s investment of $1.5 billion into Bitcoin drives a single Bitcoin up to $48,000.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate votes 56-44 that the second impeachment of former President Donald J. Trump is constitutional and can proceed.    One thing we learned today is that President Donald J. Trump authorized as many as 10,000 members of the National Guard to arrive in Washington, D.C. ahead of January 6, 2021, so as to maintain law and order.  Elsewhere, federal and state cybersecurity authorities are investigating an intrusion into Florida in which, an unknown entity sought to poison a town’s water supply.   Next, Senator Joe Manchin, Democrat, of the Senate Energy Committee begs Joe Biden not to scrap the permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline.   Finally, Joe Biden’s pick to lead the CIA appears to be intricately linked to Chinese businessmen with close ties to the Chinese Communist Party- WTF, Joe?  Can you sell out our country quickly enough? 
  66. 2021 Tuesday E: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 106,643,519 confirmed cases, +328,824, 2,330,839, confirmed deaths, +10,119, and 59,549,395 confirmed recoveries, +246,096.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,382,078 confirmed cases, up 114,433 from yesterday’s reporting, 470,660 confirmed deaths, UP 2,792, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries with NO UPDATES NOW in at least two weeks.  This tells us the Biden administration does not want them reported.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 141,265 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  67. 2021 Tuesday F: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,430,685 confirmed cases, 44,470 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,500 confirmed cases, 418 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 326,625 confirmed cases, 4,540 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: North Carolina: currently, they have 802,820 confirmed cases, 10,046 confirmed deaths but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. 
  68. 2021 Tuesday G: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 696,528 confirmed cases, 5,171 confirmed deaths, and 633,313 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other country- France: they have 3,341,365 confirmed cases of the Beijing Bug, 79,423 confirmed deaths, and 208,925 confirmed recoveries.   We will say this: the primary purpose of the Chi-Vi was to remove the threat of Trump- the Chi-Coms accomplished that goal.  The secondary goal (or so we believe) is to ‘cleanse the world’ of the old, the infirm, the sick, and the mentally disabled.  Anyone else who died from this Wuhan Institute of Virology lab-engineered virus is just collateral damage.  Shame on the Chi-Coms!
  69. 2021 Tuesday H:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,375.83 DOWN 9.93 points (-0.032%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,007.70, UP 20.05 points (+0.14%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,911.23, DOWN 4.36 points (-0.11%).  The price of GOLD is $1,838.80 per troy oz., +1.30 (+0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $27.33 per troy ounce, -0.07 (-0.26%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,190.20 per troy oz, -4.20 (-0.45%) while the price of COPPER is $3.72 per pound, -0.000 (-0.04%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,320.60 per troy oz, -16.10 (-0.69%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $58.38 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.03%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Iranian Rial equals 42,000.00 (same as last week).  That’s what a terrorism-based economy gets you.  Next, here is the conversion for one U.S. dollar and Bitcoin: 0.000022.
  70. 2021 Tuesday I: Good news for Christians and Jews: a judge strikes down New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s ban on religious gatherings at churches and synagogues (but you know the cowardly fool would NEVER close mosques- they’d take him out in a heartbeat).  We learn today from immigration experts that the United States has 14.5 million illegal aliens and 5 million anchor babies which is conservative estimate to be sure.  Sources within the federal government have said the estimates of illegal aliens are close to 30-50 million illegals and Joe Biden does not want to deport them.  Speaking of Usurper Joe, he says that by April of this year, he wants schools to be open at least ONE DAY per week.  Wow.  His wife, Dr. Jill Biden says the Biden administration is going to make junior college FREE.  Another bill the taxpayers are going to fund.  Meanwhile, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mayor Pete Buttigieg says the administration is thinking about demanding NEGATIVE COVID-19 TESTS before anyone can board an airplane.  Good going, Picolo Pete!
  71. 2021 Tuesday J: We learn this evening that Joe Biden’s pick to head the Central Intelligence Agency- William Burns- is…wait for it…closed tied to communist China.  WTF is going on.  Can the people selling the country out to the Chi-Coms at least be discreet about it?  This is insane.   Next Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Chuck Schumer are asking Biden to up the relief bill so that people will receive money for Chinese Virus burials of loved ones.  What else will the government spend our money on?  Elsewhere, Representative Lee Zeldin, R-NY, says that ‘both the Capitol Hill Riots of January 6, 2021, were as predetermined as is the farce occurring in the U.S. Senate what with the ‘re-impeachment’ or ‘second impeachment’ of President Donald J. Trump.  (NOTE- I am writing a post this Saturday in which I lay out the real reason the Dems are doing what they’re doing, and it lies within what President Trump’s defense attorneys said- IF the Democrats genuinely believed that Trump was guilty of inciting an insurrection against the government, federal charges would be brought against him.  Period.  But they haven’t which screeches of bogus impeachment.  Well, like Doug Mackey, Democrats are reaching B-A-C-K to 2016 to go after their enemies so why NOT bring federal charges against Donald Trump whenever he announces he is going to run- or even better- when he wins the GOP nomination?  Never say never).
  72. 2021 Tuesday K: The famed Aunt Jemima brand has been renamed the Pearl Milling Company.  Meanwhile, we learn that this year’s Super Bowl ratings were the worst since 2007- coming in at 91 million viewers.  It’s been a strange year, folks what with the Chi-Com Bat Virus sweeping the globe, the one the W.H.O. now says came from the Wuhan wet market.   Elsewhere, a judge informs George Soros’ handpicked D.A. George Gascon in Los Angeles, California, that he cannot- we repeat CANNOT set the law aside and do whatever the hell he wants to do like not charge thugs and criminals because it’s RACIST.  Send Gascon to county…
  73. 2021 Tuesday L: Here are the winning numbers for the Mega Millions Draw #1632 with a $68 million big pot o’ cash up for grabs: 07, 18, 21, 31, 40, and Mega 09.  Out of 80,331 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $6,103 apiece.
  74. 2022 Wednesday: Amigos, ya saben lo que hay que hacer: quédense para conocer los acontecimientos del día como sólo yo puedo contarles…

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[i] Beginning in 2019, Democratic Chairman of the Intel Committee- Adam Schiff, congressman from California- would employ the same tactics to bring down President Donald J. Trump but would fail…miserably.  The loser is a POS while Trump has done nothing his political enemies accuse of him doing.

[ii] In 2020, many believe this loser might throw his hat into the race for the Democratic Party’s 2020 nomination.  Go for it, John, go for it, you, and Hillary Clinton both and if Michelle wants to run, she should throw her bonnet into the running, too.

[iii] Millions of Americans believe there should be an asterisk after the name of the 44th president because they believe he was foreign-born thus being disqualified from holding the highest office in the land.  Many of us here at the AICP-END Blogs agree with this assessment and believe that most of the readership does, too.

[iv] Many speculate that Donald Trump funded this loser via strawmen so he would remain in the race mucking things up for others like Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz.  At one time, Gov. Kasich was a normal guy but like many left-leaning RINOS, somewhere along the way, he “lost it.”

[v] The previous Friday, most of the women of color working for “Lyin’ Liz” in Arizona left the office, citing hostile workplace issues.

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76. 2021 Thursday D: Speaking of lost jobs, although down from jobless claims of 914,000 the week before, first-time jobless claims are still high at 847,000. Economists are celebrating that it’s less than last week but folks, as Joe Biden continues rampaging through his executive orders, millions more will be seeking unemployment in the subsequent weeks.

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28. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Louis Brandeis  and Amy Coney Barrett; U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Erwin Wilson; U.S. Treasury Secretary George S. Boutwell; U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen; the Chambers Brothers featuring Brian Keenan, and the Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship featuring Paul Kantner and Signe Toly Anderson; Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Billy Powell, Pretty Things featuring Richard “Dick” Taylor, Soft Machine featuring Robert Wyatt, and Traffic featuring Jim Capaldi:

  1. 1077 Sunday: Pope Gregory VII pardons German Emperor Heinrich IV.
  2. 1521 Friday: As the Diet of Worms began, the Roman Catholic Church declared Protestant reformer Martin Luther an ‘outlaw.’
  3. 1547 Tuesday: England’s King Henry VIII died; Edward VI, his nine-year-old son succeeded him.
  4. 1561 Saturday: By the Edict of Orleans, persecution of French Huguenots stops.
  5. 1600 Friday: In the town of Pistola in the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, future 238th Roman Catholic Pope Clement IX is born.  He would pick up his Holy Cross on June 20, 1667, and would guide his earthly flock until December 09, 1669.  
  6. 1621 Thursday: The 233rd Roman Catholic Pope Paul V ends his reign as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became pontiff on May 16, 1605, and guided all Christendom until today.
  7. 1787 Sunday: Philadelphia’s Free Africa Society forms.
  8. 1788 Monday: The first British penal settlement underwent founding at Botany Bay, Australia, on this date.
  9. 1807 Wednesday: London’s Pall Mall became the first street lit by gaslight at night.
  10. 1813 Thursday: The novel “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen was first published anonymously in London, England.
  11. 1818 Wednesday: In Brookline, Massachusetts, future 28th U.S. Treasury Secretary George S. Boutwell is born.  A future Democrat and then a Republican, Boutwell would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 12, 1869, to March 16, 1873.
  12. 1846 Wednesday: The British Army beats the Sikhs at the Battle of Allwal in Punjab, India.
  13. 1858 Thursday: John Brown begins organizing the raid on Harper’s Ferry.
  14. 1865 Saturday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis appoints three peace commissioners to negotiate an end to the Civil War.
  15. 1871 Saturday: France surrendered to the Germans during the Franco-Prussian War.
  16. 1878 Monday: The first daily collegiate newspaper in the United States— “The Yale News”—underwent publication on this date.
  17. 1881 Friday: At the Battle of Laing’s Neck, Natal, South Africa, an inferior Boer army beats a superior British force.
  18. 1902 Tuesday: A gift of $10 million from Andrew Carnegie established the Carnegie Institution in Washington, D.C.
  19. 1909 Thursday: The United States withdrew its forces from Cuba, as Jose Miguel Gomez became president.
  20. 1911 Saturday: Jeweler Pierre Cartier sold the notorious Hope Diamond to socialites Edward and Evalyn McLean of Washington DC, for $180,000.
  21. 1914 Wednesday: The founders of Beverly Hills, California, incorporate the city on this date.
  22. 1915 Thursday: When President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill merging the Life-Saving Service and Revenue Cutter Service together, he created the United States Coast Guard.  Meanwhile, the USS William P. Frye, carrying wheat to Great Britain becomes the first U.S. ship sunk by the Germans during World War I.
  23. 1916 Friday: President Woodrow Wilson nominates the first Jewish member of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), Louis Brandeis, on this date.
  24. 1922 Saturday: The National Football League franchise in Decatur, Illinois—the Decatur Staleys—transferred to Chicago becoming the Chicago Bears.
  25. 1928 Saturday: Christopher Hornsrud becomes prime minister of Norway at age 101.
  26. 1932 Thursday: Japanese troops march into and occupy Shanghai, China.
  27. 1935 Monday: Iceland became the first country to introduce legalized abortion.
  28. 1942 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps occupy Benghazi, Libya, during World War II.  Meanwhile, under increasing pressure from the Allies in general and the United States in particular, Brazil breaks off relations with the Axis powers.
  29. 1943 Thursday: Brian Edmund Peter Keenan, future drummer of the rock group, the Chambers Brothers[i], was born in the United States on this date.  Meanwhile, future guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band Pretty Things[ii]– Richard “Dick” Taylor- is born in Dartford, Kent, England on this date.  Prior to this, he was an early bassist with the Rolling Stones.[iii]          
  30. 1943 Thursday A: As total war continues to engulf both the Axis and the Allies; Germany announces a new conscription law that requires all males between the ages of 16 and 65 and all females between the ages of 17 to 50 are available to be called up for government service.               
  31. 1944 Friday: 683 RAF bombers assault Berlin, Germany, during World War II.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the Red Army is breaking the Cherkassy pocket in half making it difficult for the Germans to conduct an organized withdrawal.  Losses are frightful but still the Red Army increases the pressure.
  32. 1945 Sunday: During World War II, Allied supplies began reaching China over the newly reopened Burma Road.  Meanwhile Swedish ships transport food to the starving Netherlands.  On the Baltic Front, the Red Army completes the ‘liberation’ of Lithuania, which will reincorporate the country back into the USSR.  Elsewhere, future member of the British rock band, Soft Machine- Robert Wyatt (drums/vocals)- is born in Bristol, England, on this date.[iv]
  33. 1947 Tuesday: In St. Charles, Missouri, future U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen is born.  A future Democrat, she wound enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2009.
  34. 1949 Friday: The United Nations Security Council convicts the Dutch government of aggression in Indonesia.
  35. 1953 Wednesday: The 5th U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Erwin Wilson assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today to 10-08-1957.
  36. 1956 Saturday: Elvis Presley[v] made his first national TV appearance on “Stage Show,” a CBS program hosted by Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey.
  37. 1957 Monday: The Brooklyn Dodgers announced that they had hired famed circus clown Emmett Kelly to perform at the team’s home baseball games.
  38. 1958 Tuesday: Roy Campanella of the Brooklyn Dodgers suffered career-ending injuries in an automobile accident in New York.
  39. 1960 Thursday: The National Football League awarded franchises to Dallas and Minneapolis-St. Paul on this date.
  40. 1965 Thursday: General Motors reported the biggest profit of any company in the history of the United States.
  41. 1967 Saturday: To a great deal of  outrage, the Rolling Stones[vi] release the single, “Let’s Spend the Night Together.”
  42. 1972 Friday: The future 115th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on this date.  A member of no listed party, President Donald J. Trump nominated Barrett to fill the shoes of the fabled Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  Barrett took her place on the court on October 27, 2020.  Justice Barrett is considered to be one of the all-time greats of either party to serve on the court.
  43. 1973 Sunday: A cease-fire officially went into effect in the Vietnam War.
  44. 1974 Monday: At Madison Square Garden in New York City, Muhammad Ali beat “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier in a 12-round unanimous decision.  “Smokin’ Joe’s” professional record went to 30-2 while Ali’s record went to 44-2 and he retained the NABF heavyweight title.
  45. 1980 Monday: Six U.S. diplomats who had avoided capture at their embassy in Tehran flew out of Iran and back to the United States with the help of Canadian diplomats.
  46. 1981 Wednesday: William J. Casey becomes the 13th director of the CIA (until 1987).
  47. 1982 Thursday: Italian anti-terrorism forces rescued U.S. Brigadier General James L. Dozier; 42 days after the Red Brigades kidnapped him.
  48. 1986 Tuesday: The space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida, killing all seven crewmembers including schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe.
  49. 1988 Thursday: Canada’s Supreme Court declares the nation’s anti-abortion law to be ‘unconstitutional.’
  50. 1990 Sunday: In Super Bowl XXIV, the San Francisco 49ers beat the Denver Broncos, 55-10 in New Orleans; quarterback Joe Montana is the MVP.
  51. 1994 Friday: In Los Angeles, CA, Superior Court Judge Stanley Weisberg declared a mistrial in the case of Lyle Menendez in the murder of his parents.  Lyle and his brother, Erik, underwent retrial later and a jury of their peers found them guilty of the savage murders.  They received a sentence of life in prison without parole.
  52. 1996 Sunday: In Super Bowl XXX, the Dallas Cowboys beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17 in Tempe, Arizona.
  53. 1997 Tuesday: Clive Davis received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  54. 1999 Thursday: Ford Motor Company announced the purchase of Sweden’s Volvo AB for $6.45 billion.
  55. 2001 Sunday: In Super Bowl XXXV, the Baltimore Ravens beat the New York Giants 34-7.
  56. 2003 Tuesday: In his state of the union address, President George W. Bush stated that Iraqi president Saddam Hussein had tried to acquire ‘significant quantities of uranium from Africa,’ a claim substantiated only by forged documents.
  57. 2005 Friday: In Westminster, London, England, Jim Capaldi, drummer of the British rock group, Traffic[vii], and a solo artist, too, lost his battle with stomach cancer on this date and passed away; he was 60.
  58. 2008 Monday: With the nation suffering financial and political troubles, President George W. Bush gives his final State of the Union Address.
  59. 2009 Wednesday: In Orange Park, Florida, Billy Powell—longtime keyboardist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[viii] (1972-1977 / 1979 / 1987-2009) dies from a suspected heart attack on this date; he was 56.
  60. 2011 Friday: Due to increased problems in Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak asks his government to resign.  Meanwhile, the government cuts off access to the Internet, cell phones, and imposes a curfew.
  61. 2012 Saturday: In Oakland, California, Occupy Wall Street trash turn violent, leading to a crackdown by police.  Law enforcement ends up arresting 300 of the frontrunners for what would become Antifa a year or two later.  Elsewhere, in Israel, Israeli police enter the Red Cross compound in Gaza and arrest several Palestinian leaders connected to the terror group, Hamas.
  62. 2013 Monday: According to Brainy History, “Hareetz,” Israel’s oldest daily newspaper, publishes a story in which Israel admits it has administered birth-control injections to Ethiopian Jewish immigrants, without fully educating recipients of its effects.
  63. 2014 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate finalized a long-delayed farm bill designed to cut $19 billion in farm subsidies and reduce the $8 billion spent on food stamps over the next ten years.
  64. 2015 Wednesday: New anti-austerity Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras halts the public asset privatizations required under Greece’s bailout agreement with its foreign creditors; Standard & Poor’s has lowered its rating on Greek national debt from stable to negative.
  65. 2016 Thursday: In his hometown of San Francisco, California, Paul Kantner—founding member of both the Jefferson Airplane[ix] and the Jefferson Starship—dies from septic shock and organ failure on this date; beginning last year, he had suffered several heart attacks; he was 74.  Up in Beaverton, Oregon, fellow Jefferson Airplane alumni Signe Toly Anderson- the original female vocalist- died at 74, too, from the effects of COPD.
  66. 2016 Thursday A: Meanwhile, the World Health Organization announces a special committee to begin looking into the Zika virus outbreak.  Finally, the seventh GOP 2016 presidential debate occurs on this night, the last before voting commences in Iowa.  In attendance are candidates Marco Rubio, Dr. Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Rand Paul, John Kasich, Jeb Bush, and Ted Cruz.  This is the second debate hosted by Fox News Channel.  Donald Trump was supposed to attend but opted not to and went to a hosted function for veterans instead.  Of course, the other candidates ripped into him.  It made for good TV.
  67. 2017 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order 13769, an order prohibiting travelers coming in from seven Muslim predominant nations into the U.S. takes effect.  A judge will soon halt it.   Meanwhile, Iran- one of the countries on the banned list- says it will take reciprocal action against the United States.  After what they’ve done to us, who the f**k would want to go there.  
  68. 2018 Sunday: In the NFL Pro Bowl held in Orlando, Florida, the AFC rallies under the leadership of quarterback Derek Carr and tight end Delanie Walker to beat the NFC by a final score of 24-23.  Elsewhere, Russian police arrest anti-Putin critic Alexei Navalny at a protest in Moscow.  Police raid the headquarters of his ‘unregistered political party,’ trashing it, claiming they were looking for ‘bombs.’
  69. 2019 Monday: As international screws tighten on Venezuela’s illegitimate government of Nicolas Maduro, the U.S. Department of Treasury announces new sanctions on the Venezuelan government-owned oil company, the PDVSA.  The hope is this will strangle the criminal government of its main source of income and foreign cash.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, now that the federal government has reopened, President Donald J. Trump accepts House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s invitation to give his State of the Union Address on February 5, 2019.
  70. 2019 Monday A: In Regensburg, Germany, Blue Cheer drummer Paul Whaley died at age 72 from heart failure on this date.  Following the departure of original drummer Eric Albronda from the lineup, Whaley came aboard and performed with the band for years.
  71. 2020 Tuesday: The third and final day of the defense of President Donald J. Trump at his impeachment trial occurs.  Beginning tomorrow, two days of questions from senate ‘jurors’ to counsels on both sides will begin.  Elsewhere, Chi-Com authorities report COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing with 1,291 in Hubei Province.   Comrade Xi Jinping informs his lackey in the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros that his country is confident it can beat this ‘devil virus’ (from the United States- you know they’re saying this crap).
  72. 2021 Thursday: DAY NINE OF THE BIDEN REGIME- after Rush Limbaugh says that Joe Biden is the ‘third term of Barack Obama,’ the 46th president- after signing his umpteenth executive order- admits as much.  He says he is reinstituting the Obama agenda and that it is what it is.  Next, CPAC- Conservative Political Action Committee- and the ACU- American Conservative Union slam Politico for trying to strip them of their financial backers.  Meanwhile, Bill O’Reilly tells Newsmax that the Democratic Party’s goal is to break capitalism for good.   Elsewhere, RNC Chairperson Ronna McDaniel says that the GOP is going to remain NEUTRAL in 2024 GOP primary battles.  Of course, Dems say this is going to anger Donald Trump.  Sure.  Uh huh.  They MUST remain neutral; McDaniel cannot behave as Donna Brazile did in 2016 when she favored Hillary Rodham Clinton over Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley.
  73. 2021 Thursday A:  In COVID-19 news, the widow of Larry King says her husband did not succumb to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Next, states are lifting their coronavirus restrictions gradually due to the new variant from South Africa showing up in North Carolina with two cases.   Meanwhile, Virginia U.S. Mark Warner, Democrat, is observing COVID-19 quarantine protocols after being exposed to the disease.  Elsewhere, New York state Attorney General Leticia James is blasting Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo over covering up the number of deaths that occurred in the Empire State’s nursing homes, places where he sent COVID-19-infected patients to recuperate.  She says the governor had approximately 50-percent of the deaths while all the while blaming the federal government and doing chest-thumping by authoring a book that made him out to be a hero.  Bon voyage, Governor “Killer” Cuomo.
  74. 2021 Thursday B: A recent poll says that a majority of Americans support first trimester abortion which begs the question as to WHY the Pro-Death movement demands abortions up to delivery and immediately after?  Answer: they profit off the sale of fetal body parts.  Evil.   Meanwhile, a McLaughlin poll says that Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney, Republican, has just 13-percent support for her to seek another term and a 62-percent disapproval rate.  Due to her voting to impeach Donald Trump a second time, GOP support for the out-of-touch congresswoman and GOP House leader has hit rock bottom.  Speaking of which, Florida GOP Congressman Matt Gaetz is going to host a massive Trump rally in the Equality State which is going to further strip her of any hope of re-election.   Elsewhere, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy- who is visiting with Donald Trump in Florida today- has begged his caucus to stop with the infighting.  Kevin, you need to wake up and slap your left-leaning RINO goobers back into line.  Do what Mitch does, moisten your finger, and hold it up high enough to feel which way the wind is blowing.
  75. 2021 Thursday C: President Joe Biden’s promised illegal alien family reunification task force has hit some hurdles and is temporarily delayed.  Next, we are told the Biden administration is following Trump’s lead in staying tough on communist China’s global expansionism plans.  You and Barack could have stopped the militarization of the South China Sea back in your second term and yet, you failed to do this.  Why?   Moving on, Joe Biden signs yet another executive order ending all new fracking permits on public lands which is going to kill thousands more jobs.  Speaking of the elimination of American jobs, Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy says ‘we’re not asking the American people for sacrifices with job losses, it’s just we must save the planet from its crisis.  Thus, millions of jobs- high-paying jobs, no less- are being stripped away in order to keep the American people dependent upon government for their sustenance.
  76. 2021 Thursday D: Speaking of lost jobs, although down from jobless claims of 914,000 the week before, first-time jobless claims are still high at 847,000.  Economists are celebrating that it’s less than last week but folks, as Joe Biden continues rampaging through his executive orders, millions more will be seeking unemployment in the subsequent weeks.  Meanwhile, 4th quarter GDP shows an annual rate of around 4-percent.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, following the ‘little guys’ showing up the BIG GUYS on the stock market what with billions going to virtual day traders who bet big on AMC, GameStop, and Blackberry, TD Ameritrade, Schwab, and Robin Hood have banned any additional trades from the ‘little guys.’  Is that the “American Way?”  WTF? 
  77. 2021 Thursday E: Russia reports that Alexei Navalny will remain in a Russian jail until his upcoming trial occurs.   Meanwhile, a Pakistani court orders the killer of journalist Daniel Pearl freed from prison.  Elsewhere, Reuters reports that Proud Boys leader Henry “Enrique” Tarrio has been a high-level FBI informant.  There goes his life.   Next, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says ‘Joe Biden’s immigration policies are causing ‘real problems’ for the country.  Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott wants to know from President Biden exactly what those policies are, how they will be enforced, and any potential damage. 
  78. 2021 Thursday F: It appears the FBI- now under the control of Joe Biden- is going after conservative citizen pundits and journalists.  Yesterday, Douglass Mackey of Florida was arrested by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for being little more than an alleged ‘Twitter troll.’  This is crazy.  What’s even crazier is that he was arrested for memes he made in 2016 so four years later- and with a change in the White House- the FBI has gone out and arrested him.  Why?  Meanwhile, in other craziness, the San Francisco school system is spending between $400,000-to-$1,000,000 to rename 44 public schools because of them being named for American presidents and historical figures all of whom have fallen into disfavor in the modern-day Cancel Culture.  Would the money not be better spent getting young people back to school rather than through stupid attempts at indoctrinating a vulnerable population? 
  79. 2021 Thursday G: Here are today’s stats for the Wuhan Flu, planet first: 101,211,750 confirmed cases, +627,195, 2,183,269, confirmed deaths, +16,870, and 55,917,570 confirmed recoveries, +318,463.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 25,941,957 confirmed cases, up 172,233 from yesterday’s reporting, 435,432 confirmed deaths, UP 4,110, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as yesterday’s.  NOTE- in the White House NINE DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.
  80. 2021 Thursday H: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,252,716 confirmed cases, 38,961 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,903 confirmed cases, 404 confirmed deaths (not updated in a week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 309,604 confirmed cases, 4,294 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- Guam: currently, they have 8,537 confirmed cases, 130 confirmed deaths, and 6,707 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 621,590 confirmed cases, 4,605 confirmed deaths, and 545,342 confirmed recoveries.  
  81. 2021 Thursday I:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,603.36, UP 300.19 points (+0.99%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,337.16, UP 66.56 points (+0.50%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,787.38, UP 36.61 points (+0.98%).  The price of GOLD is $1,841.80 per troy oz., +3.90 (+0.21%) while the price of SILVER is $26.60 per troy ounce, +0.678 (+2.62%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,080.20 per troy oz, +7.80 (+0.73%) while the price of COPPER is $3.57 per pound, -0.0035 (-0.10%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,310.50 per troy oz, -14.50 (-0.62%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.09 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.48%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.21.  Next, $1.00 U.S. = 0.000030 Bitcoin (BTC).
  82. 2021 Thursday J: The Department of Homeland Security continues warning of DOMESTIC TERRORISM which tells us they know something is coming around February 08 because they or their superiors in the Biden administration already have their agent provocateurs ready to go in new FALSE FLAG operations with which to crackdown on the American people even more.   The American people MUST BE VIGILANT for what the administration is going to loose on us.  Meanwhile, President Biden signs another executive order giving the Chi-Coms greater access to the U.S. electric grid.  NOT GOOD.  Next, as the COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus bill continues hitting roadblocks, President Biden is calling Republican senators to get them on his side.  WHY?  He’s adding $4 trillion in additional debt to what we already have.  Where’s the money originating?  Communist China?  You better believe it.  Elsewhere, the Pentagon is evaluating FEMA’s request for military aid in increasing the rollout of Chi-Vi vaccines. 
  83. 2021 Thursday K: A few days after announcing her bid for the governorship of Arkansas, Sarah Huckabee Sanders has raised $1 million.   That’s what happens when Donald Trump endorses you.  Next, after meeting with Mr. Trump in Florida, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says the former president is onboard with retaking the House in 2022.  Speaking of Mr. Trump, a recent McLaughlin poll says that ‘canceling Trump’ is backfiring on those trying to enact it.  Elsewhere, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and her chosen girl, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are fearful of their fellow House members.  Mumbles is seeking security funds so Democrats will feel ‘protected.’  What a bunch of losers.  False flag after false flag after false flag.   Meanwhile, in Wyoming at a huge pro-Trump rally, Florida Congresswoman Matt Gaetz rips into fellow Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney.
  84. 2021 Thursday L: UN Secretary General Guterres calls for a “U.S.-People’s Republic of China reset.”   Meanwhile, as President Joe Biden continues scribbling executive orders, one of the ones today overturns the Mexico City Policy forbidding U.S. taxpayer dollars funding FOREIGN BABY CHOP SHOPS.  And this man claims to be a Catholic!  There was a time when popes excommunicated kings, where the hell is Pope Francis?   Next, the White House and Dems nix the GOP idea to break down the COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus Bill.  Sad.   Elsewhere, Senator Martha Blackburn, R-TN, accuses Joe Biden’s EPA nominee Michael Regan of having committed crimes.   Finally, Rush Limbaugh says the ‘GameStop issue is proof of everything being rigged for the elites in America.’
  85. 2021 Thursday M: Senator Dick Durbin, D-IL, throws ‘icy water’ on fellow Democratic Senator Tim Kaine’s idea of seeking censure for former President Donald J. Trump rather than moving ahead with a bogus second impeachment.   Elsewhere, a federal judge refuses bail for a so-called ‘QAnon shaman,’ aka ‘the horned guy’ (Jake Angeli) who sat in Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on January 6, 2021, during the Antifa-led Capitol Hill Riots.  Meanwhile, tomorrow is the March for Live- Virtual- in troop-infested Washington, D.C.  Speaking of the U.S. Military (whom we love), the Pentagon says the Taliban is not living up to their promises in the Afghan peace process which means the U.S. will be in that war torn country for at least another four years.  Incredibly sad.  Finally, BIG OIL is seeking an alliance with Biofuels bigwigs as a means of preventing the Biden administration crushing them for good.
  86. 2021 Thursday N: As chef-author Bea O’Malley wrote in three posts between January 15-to-January 17, 2021, a couple of weeks ago, with the feeble Joe Biden administration in office, the Chi-Coms are upping the number of incursions into Taiwanese airspace because Beijing knows ‘Chi-Com Joe’ won’t come to the aid of Taipei.  The Biden administration claims they will defend Japan’s outer islands, but we suspect that is a load of hooey, too.  Everyone in Asia- you are on your own.  Yes, times have changed without Trump in office.  Likewise, we expect Russia and Iran to start causing trouble in their neck of the woods soon.
  87. 2022 Friday: Stay tuned…

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[i] We began promoting the music of the world-famous Chambers Brothers beginning on Thursday, 10-April-2014 through Saturday, 19-April-2014.  This presentation occurred at the original blog and if it ever reopens, please seek this fabulous band out and consider adding it to your collection.

[ii] Not sure as to when we will promote the music of the legendary British band, the Pretty Things, but when we do, you will love them so remain vigilant for the day we do.

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

[iv] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Soft Machine but we hope to do so sometime within the next 10-12 years.

[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] 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.

[viii] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.

[ix] 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.

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012. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2022

2021 Tuesday I: The U.S. Department of Justice is probing ‘sedition conspiracies’ (they’re acting like this is somehow resembling the Civil War) surrounding the Capitol Hill 2021 storming last Wednesday, saying that somehow it is something we have never seen before. Folks, we were alive, well, and observant in the 1960s and the 1970s (and way before) and we remember the antiwar protests of those two decades. We also remember Puerto Rican communists attacking the Capitol…

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012. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Gabriel Duvall, Nathan Clifford, and Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.; Acting U.S. Transportation Secretary Steven G. Bradbury; U.S. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance;  heavyweight boxing champion “Smokin’ Joe’ Frazier; the Bee Gees featuring Maurice Gibb, Rush Limbaugh, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Cynthia Robison, the Soft Machine featuring John Etheridge,  “The Joker” by the Steve Miller Band, the Supremes featuring Betty McGlown, and Traffic featuring Rebop Kwaku Baah:

  1. 49 B.C.: Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon River into Italy with his army, going from the governor of Gaul to an outlaw and into an insurrection that would eventually see him dictator of all Rome.
  2. 1493 Thursday: Today is the final day for all Jews to leave Sicily or suffer the consequences.
  3. 1519 Sunday: Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I died.
  4. 1773 Tuesday: Charleston, South Carolina, organized the first public museum in the American colonies.
  5. 1828 Saturday: The United States and Mexico signed a Treaty of Limits defining the boundary between the two countries to be the same as the one established by an 1819 treaty between the U.S. and Spain.
  6. 1835 Monday: The 17th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall stepped down from the high court on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, President James Madison nominated Duvall to fill the seat of Samuel Chase.  Duvall took his place on the court on November 18, 1811.
  7. 1858 Tuesday: The 34th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Nathan Clifford assumed his post on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President James Buchannan nominated Clifford to fill the seat of Associate Justice Benjamin Curtis.  He served from today until July 25, 1881.
  8. 1863 Monday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis delivers his “State of the Confederacy” address.
  9. 1866 Friday: The Royal Aeronautical Society underwent founding in London, England.
  10. 1875 Tuesday: Raucous supporters made Kwang-su emperor of China on this date.
  11. 1879 Sunday: With the beginning of the Zulu War, British Lt. General Chelmsford invades Zululand.
  12. 1896 Sunday: At Davidson College, several students took x-ray photographs, creating the first x-ray photos taken in the United States.
  13. 1904 Tuesday: An uprising against the German garrison in Southwest Africa under Joseph Maherero begins.  Elsewhere, Henry Ford set a new land speed record when he reached 91.37 miles per hour.
  14. 1908 Sunday: Some zany fellow sent a wireless message a long distance from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
  15. 1912 Friday: Textile workers at the Everett Mill in Lawrence, Massachusetts (most of them immigrant women) walked off the job to protest wage cuts.
  16. 1915 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives rejected, 204-174, a constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote.
  17. 1932 Tuesday: Initially appointed to serve out the remainder of the term of late husband, Thaddeus, Hattie W. Caraway became the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate.  Elsewhere, the 58th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. stepped down from the nation’s highest court on this date.  A Republican, President Theodore Roosevelt nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Horace Gray.  Holmes served from December 04, 1902, until today.
  18. 1933 Thursday: The U.S. Congress recognizes the independence of the Philippines.
  19. 1938 Wednesday: Austria recognized the Franco government in Spain.
  20. 1940 Friday: During the opening stages of the Winter War, Soviet bombers began hitting targets in neighboring Finland.
  21. 1942 Monday: Dutch troops on Tarakan surrender to the Japanese.  Elsewhere, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, D-NY, created the National War Labor Board.
  22. 1943 Tuesday: The Office of Price Administration announced that it would change the name for standard frankfurters/hot dogs/wieners to ‘Victory Sausages’ because of war with Nazi Germany. 
  23. 1944 Wednesday: Future heavyweight boxing champion of the world, “Smokin’” Joe Frazier was born on this date in Beaufort, South Carolina, and over the course of his professional career, he compiled a record of 37 fights, 32 wins (27 wins by KO), 4 losses and 1 draw. Meanwhile, Cynthia Robinson, future trumpeter with Sly & the Family Stone[i], the Bay Area soul-funk-rock band that created a sensation at the Woodstock Music Festival in 1969 is born in Sacramento, California, on this date.
  24. 1945 Friday: U.S. Taskforce 38 sinks 41 Japanese ships in the Battle of South China Sea.  Meanwhile, German units in the Battle of the Bulge begin retreating from Belgium.  Finally, Soviet forces begin a major successful offensive against the Germans in Eastern Europe during World War II.   
  25. 1946 Saturday: Cynthia Robinson—future trumpeter with Sly and the Family Stone—is born on this date.
  26. 1948 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS), in Sipuel v. Board of Regents of University of Oklahoma ruled that state law schools could not discriminate against applicants based on race.   Elsewhere, in Lambeth, United Kingdom, future guitarist with the English rock band, the Soft Machine[ii]– John Etheridge- is born.
  27. 1949 Wednesday: Dutch court reaffirms death sentence of SS Commander Hans Rauter.
  28. 1950 Thursday: The USSR reintroduces the death penalty for crimes of treason, espionage, and sabotage.
  29. 1951 Friday: Future talk radio phenom—Rush Limbaugh—is born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on this date.
  30. 1959 Monday: Berry Gordy, Jr., founded Motown Records (originally Tamia Records) in Detroit.
  31. 1964 Sunday: Leftist rebels in Zanzibar began their successful revolt against the government.
  32. 1966 Wednesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson said in his State of the Union Address that the U.S. should stay in South Vietnam until communist aggression stopped.
  33. 1969 Sunday: The New York Jets of the American Football League upset the Baltimore Colts of the National Football League 16-7 in Superbowl III, played at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.
  34. 1971 Tuesday: The groundbreaking situation comedy “All in the Family” premiered on CBS television.
  35. 1974 Saturday: Libya and Tunisia announce they are merging as an “Islamist Republic.”  Meanwhile, “The Joker,” by the Steve Miller Band[iii] peaks at Number One on the rock music charts.
  36. 1975 Sunday: In Super Bowl IX, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 16-6 at Tulane Stadium.
  37. 1983 Wednesday: While performing onstage in Stockholm, Sweden, famed percussionist Rebop Kwaku Baah of Traffic[iv] and other British bands suffers a cerebral hemorrhage and dies on stage.
  38. 1986 Sunday: The space shuttle Columbia blasted off with a crew that included the first Hispanic-American in space, Dr. Franklin R. Chang-Diaz.
  39. 1987 Monday: Anglican Church envoy Terry Waite arrived in Lebanon on his latest mission to win the release of Western hostages; however, Waite ended up being taken captive himself, and was not released until 1991.
  40. 1989 Saturday: Up-and-coming heavyweight slugger Tommy Morrison improves his pro record to 3-0 with a 1st Round KO of Joe Adams.
  41. 1990 Friday: Romania bans the communist party, the first member of the Warsaw Pact to do so.  Elsewhere in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, an unknown thug stabbed civil rights agitator, Reverend Al Sharpton.
  42. 1991 Saturday: Congress passed a resolution authorizing President George H.W. Bush to use military power to force the military forces of Iraqi thug-dictator Saddam Hussein out of neighboring Kuwait.
  43. 1995 Thursday: Qubilah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X, underwent arrest in Minneapolis on charges she had tried to hire a hit man to kill Nation of Islam leader and false prophet, the Reverend Louis Farrakhan; however, through a settlement with the Feds, the government dropped the charges.
  44. 1998 Monday: Linda Tripp provided independent counsel Kenneth Starr’s office with taped conversations between herself and former White House intern Monica Lewinsky on this date.
  45. 2000 Wednesday: The U.S. Supreme Court in another 5-4 ruling gave police broad authority to stop and question people who run at the sight of an officer.
  46. 2003 Sunday: In Miami, Florida, Maurice Gibb (multi-instrumentalist, vocals 1958-2003) of the British group, the Bee Gees[v], died on this date at the age of 53 from complications related to a twisted intestine.
  47. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush and Mexican President Vicente Fox forged agreement on the contentious issues of immigration and Iraq, meeting in Monterrey, before the opening of a 34-nation hemispheric summit.
  48. 2007 Friday: Somali government troops aided by their Ethiopian allies drive Islamist scum out of the village of Ras Kamboni and go on pursuit of fleeing jihadists.  Kill ‘em all, boys, kill ‘em all and return civilization to your region.
  49. 2008 Saturday: In Royal Oak, Michigan, vocalist Betty McGlown of the Supremes (1959-1960) died at age 66 from the complications of diabetes.   Meanwhile, the Republic of China, aka FREE China, aka Taiwan, holds free and open elections. 
  50. 2009 Monday: Heavy fighting continues in Gaza City as the Israelis continue whacking and stacking Hamas thugs and Islamic Jihad fecal matter.  Kill ‘em, boys, kill all the Islamist scum and put their heads on pikes outside the city.
  51. 2010 Tuesday: A magnitude 7-earthquake, killing as many as 300,000 residents, and leaving over 1.5 million people homeless struck Haiti.  Elsewhere, Google- back at a time when it was a somewhat moral organization- says that it may stop doing business in communist China over Beijing’s policies of censorship on virtually everything.  A few years later, Google would sing a different tune when they saw the amount of money they could make at the expense of freedom and liberty.
  52. 2011 Wednesday: The Tunisian military arrives on the scene in Tunis to quell the out-of-control rioting and protests crippling the country.  Elsewhere, members of Boko Haram- the peace-loving Islamist group- go on a rampage in central Nigeria attacking innocent civilians going about their daily lives in three separate villages.  The attackers using rifles and machetes killed at least 19 unfortunate souls and wound loads of others.  WTF is wrong with these people?
  53. 2012 Thursday: In New York City, the former 57th U.S. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance, a Democrat, died.  He served under President Jimmy Carter / served from January 20, 1977, to April 28, 1980.  Elsewhere, Israel’s Supreme Court upholds a law that bans Palestinians who marry Israelis from attaining citizenship. 
  54. 2013 Saturday: Air pollution levels in Beijing rise to levels deemed hazardous to human life.  Seven years later, the Chinese give the world the coronavirus.  Thank you, China.  Elsewhere, after some wag flies the Union Jack above the Belfast City Hall, riots break out leading to the injury of at least 29 police officers.  Will these people ever learn?
  55. 2014 Sunday: At the 71st Golden Globe Awards, Best Motion Picture is awarded to “12 Years a Slave”; “American Hustle” receives the Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy award, with actress Amy Adams honored as Best Actress.  Elsewhere, officials announced that Iran had agreed to limit uranium enrichment (yeah, right, they are f**king liars) and to open its nuclear program to daily inspection by international experts (but NO Americans).  Meanwhile, in central Baghdad, ISIS thugs carry out an attack on a bus station killing at least 9 people and wounding numerous others.
  56. 2015 Monday: Divers have retrieved one of two black boxes from Air Asia Flight 8501, which crashed on December 28 during its flight from Indonesia to Singapore; searchers discovered the second black box nearby, but said that ‘in order to access it,’ they would first have to remove a large pile of debris.  Elsewhere, the African nation of Cameroon kills 143 Boko Haram combatants in a series of clashes.  Meanwhile, ISIS is suspected of hacking into the computers of U.S. Central Command, YouTube, and Twitter, according to Reuters.
  57. 2016 Tuesday: ISIS bombers strike in downtown Istanbul carrying out a suicide bombing that slays 10 people and wounds another 15, mostly German tourists visiting the country.   The bomber is reputed to have been a Syrian member of the jihadist group.  Meanwhile, the U.N. War Crimes Commission is trying to investigate ‘war crimes’ committed by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s troops on the town of Madaya in the western portion of the country.  Syrian government forces have been besieging the city for several months and have prohibited aid convoys from reaching the city.  C’ est la vie.  Finally, Kuwait sentences two people to death for spying for the Iranians and Hezbollah.
  58. 2017 Thursday: In a surprise that shocked the world, President Barack Obama awards his number two, Vice President Joseph R. Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  Congratulations, Joe!  He also ends the ‘wet feet, dry feet’ policy regarding Cubans who make it to our shores and receive citizenship.  He is trying to patch relations with the communists in Havana.  Elsewhere, the NFL franchise San Diego Chargers announces it is going to relocate the team to Los Angeles.
  59. 2018 Friday: President Donald J. Trump’s White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, declared him in “excellent health” after the president received his first checkup at Walter Reed military hospital.  Elsewhere, following the U.S. State Department cautioning U.S. citizens from traveling to Turkey due to arbitrary arrests and extended detentions over nothing, Turkey tells its citizens NOT to visit the United States.  Turkey used to be a decent country whereas now, they are a junior member of the Axis of Evil.
  60. 2019 Saturday: In the AFC Division Game, the Kansas City Chiefs blow out the Indianapolis Colts 31-13 to move to the AFC Championship Game while in the NFC Division Game, the Los Angeles Rams hold off the Dallas Cowboys 30-22.  Elsewhere, the federal government shutdown enters its 22nd day, becoming the longest shutdown of the government in U.S. history.  Of course, President Donald J. Trump is the villain and never House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi or Senate Minority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer who are unwilling to provide funding for the border wall.
  61. 2020 Sunday: In the AFC Division Game, the Kansas City Chiefs blow out the Houston Texans 51-31 after being down 24-0 to move to the AFC Championship Game while in the NFC Division Game, the Green Bay Packers hold off Seattle Seahawks 28-23.  Elsewhere, Nancy Pelosi swears that next week, she is going to send the articles of impeachment to the U.S. Senate.  Meanwhile, the people of Iran take to the streets protesting their government’s shootdown of the Ukrainian airliner.   Finally, a gunman in Aurora, Colorado, storms a private party and shoots five people before escaping into the night.  Police are searching for the shooter.  The five victims are expected to survive.
  62. 2021 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence announce that Trump will not be removed via the 25th Amendment or that he will resign from office before the end of his term.  Next, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy informs GOP House members that President Trump admitted ‘some responsibility’ for the Capitol Hill riots of a week ago tomorrow.  Elsewhere, discredited, and disgraced former FBI Director James Comey- fired by President Trump early in 2017 for being a corrupt POS- says, “Trump should be impeached but keep the TV cameras off him.”  Thank you for your opinion you scumbag.
  63. 2021 Tuesday A: Noted GOP megadonor and Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is dead at age 87.  Elsewhere, we learned today that bloviating reporter Jim Acosta of CNN is leaving the White House press corps for another gig somewhere else like maybe his own show?  That one won’t last long.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Treasury and State impose counterterrorism sanctions on FIVE individuals linked to the illegitimate Iranian government. 
  64. 2021 Tuesday C: The Trump administration is urging various states to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines which some states such as the Empire State- seem to be abusing.  A recent Axios/Ipsos poll says, ‘most Americans eager to get the coronavirus vaccine.’  Next, the Golden State says it’s planning to use sports stadiums as mass vaccination sites.  Meanwhile, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem says she will sign a bill banning abortions for Downs syndrome babies.  Elsewhere, Michigan says it’s going to charge former GOP Governor Rick Snyder with the Flint, Michigan, water crisis.
  65. 2021 Tuesday D: President Trump was in Alamo, Texas, today celebrating 452 miles of border wall construction with another 300-plus under construction.  He cited statistics of all the illegals stopped from sneaking into the U.S., the numbers of gangbanging thugs captured and deported, and the massive quantities of narcotics stopped from flooding into our country.  A report says, ‘border wall construction is making it easier for illegal aliens to slip into the U.S.’  Uh, okay, should we stop building the wall?  That would make it even easier for illegals to enter the country, right?  How stupid.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration also is trying to firm up the rules for asylum and refugee status before leaving office next week.
  66. 2021 Tuesday E: ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe” Biden’s pick to head the OMB- Neera Tanden- reaped more than $700,000 working for a nonprofit.  Looks like Old Joe is going with financial fraudsters like him and his family.  Uh-oh.  Elsewhere, Congressman Michael Waltz, R-FL, says that ‘Joe Biden must speak out against impeachment’ because it is a divisive issue.  Hot upon its heels, a McLaughlin poll says, ‘most Americans are opposed to another impeachment of the 45th president, especially when he will be leaving office in EIGHT days.  Meanwhile, Jared Kushner is briefing ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden’s incoming National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan.  Finally, President Trump recognizes that talk of impeachment is dividing the country and once again urges PEACE for his followers while also saying that BIG TECH is dividing the United States.’
  67. 2021 Tuesday F: Regarding the aftermath of the Capitol Hill Antifa-led riots last week, AT&T becomes yet another big corporation halting donations to ALL GOP congressmen-and-women who voted against the certification of the 2020 Presidential Election.  Next, the CEO of Parler- John Matze- says he’s getting numerous death threats over his stand for First Amendment rights.   Meanwhile, after calling for ALL GOP members to be placed onto the NO-FLY list, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Mississippi, continues demanding for GOP Senators Josh Hawley, Missouri, and Ted Cruz, Texas, to be put on the NO-FLY list.  WTF, Congressman Thompson?  Elsewhere, Rep. Pat Fallon, R-TX, says that what is going on is ‘liberals gone wild.’ 
  68. 2021 Tuesday G: Derek Chauvin- the officer who kept his knee on the neck of George Floyd- will be tried separately from his three fellow Minneapolis Police Department officers.  Next, the FBI says it is investigating more than 170 separate cases related to last week’s Antifa-sponsored riots on Capitol Hill.  At the same time, we learn that a new plot to surround the Capitol has been foiled.   As if this isn’t bad enough, we receive warnings from the FBI of ‘armed protests in all 50 states are coming’ which sounds frightening, but we remember back in 2016 post the election and into 2017, there were anti-Trump protests from one end of the country to the other and we do not recall the FBI being terrified back then.  All we want is a little consistency!  Elsewhere, a federal judge halts the execution of the only woman on federal death row.  If Lisa Montgomery does undergo execution, she would become the first female in 67 years to undergo execution at the federal site in Terre Haute, Indiana.
  69. 2021 Tuesday H: The NHL says in playing for its fans, it’s going to lose billions of dollars unless things open up and soon.  Elsewhere, the Catholic League blasts the American Civil Liberties Union’s attacks on President Donald J. Trump’s First Amendment rights to free speech.  Meanwhile, CIA documents on UFOs have been compiled by a researcher and are awaiting release.  Finally, the Democrats are now looking into the 14th Amendment to find some way with which, they can drive President Trump from office before he’s scheduled to leave office a week from tomorrow.  What a bunch of maggots.
  70. 2021 Tuesday I: The U.S. Department of Justice is probing ‘sedition conspiracies’  (they’re acting like this is somehow resembling the Civil War) surrounding the Capitol Hill 2021 storming last Wednesday, saying that somehow it is something we have never seen before.  Folks, we were alive, well, and observant in the 1960s and the 1970s (and way before) and we remember the antiwar protests of those two decades.  We also remember Puerto Rican communists attacking the Capitol, it’s as though modern historians overlook the past, especially when LEFTISTS were the ones blowing things up, murdering police officers, threatening judges, and even members of Congress.  They must wake up and stop with the flipping propaganda already.  Enough is enough.  Meanwhile, Apple CEO Tim Cook calls ‘for accountability’ for the Capitol Hill, Antifa-led riots of last week.  Sadly, Walmart announces it’s going to HALT donations to Republicans who stood against the certification of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden.  Wow.
  71. 2021 Tuesday J: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 91,383,544 confirmed cases, +658,733, 1,956,752, confirmed deaths, +15,609, and 50,537,895 confirmed recoveries, +370,814.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 22,797,730 confirmed cases, up 89,725 from yesterday’s reporting, 379,020 confirmed deaths, UP 450, and 9,915,571 confirmed recoveries, UP 14,936.
  72. 2021 Tuesday K: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,785,701 confirmed cases, 30,561 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 309 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 281,210 confirmed cases, 3,793 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Connecticut: currently, they have 217,047 confirmed cases, 6,449 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 501,073 confirmed cases, 3,704 confirmed deaths, and 425,006 confirmed recoveries. 
  73. 2021 Tuesday L:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,068.69, UP 60.00 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,072.43, UP 36.00 points (+0.28%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,801.19, UP 1.58 points (+0.42%).  The price of GOLD is $1,855.80 per troy oz., +11.60 (+0.63%) while the price of SILVER is $25.66 per troy ounce, +0.225 (+0.88%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,078.70 per troy oz, +10.90 (+1.02%) while the price of COPPER is $3.64 per pound, +0.03 (+0.83%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,376.20 per troy oz, -2.60 (-0.11%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $53.33 per barrel, +0.12 (+0.23%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.78.
  74. 2021 Tuesday M: Humorous note for the day:  as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer was crossing the street, hecklers barraged him with invective, calling him “Adolf Hitler.”  Now that’s funnier than s**t.  Meanwhile, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donahue lashes out at President Trump like other losers by trying to say that the president’s words last Wednesday are what set in motion an event- the Capitol Hill riots- that was prearranged to coincide with Antifa members storming the building.  We now know that several Capitol Hill police officers are facing questions as to WHY they pulled barricades aside and waved the angry left-wing mob into the building.  Elsewhere, the manager for actor Chuck Norris says, ‘his client was not present at Capitol Hill last week.’  Finally, a ‘civil rights group’ demands Google remove Donald Trump’s YouTube channel.  Wow.
  75. 2021 Tuesday N: The 18.1st Acting U.S. Transportation Secretary Steven G. Bradbury assumed his position on this date what with the resignation of the 18th U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.  A Republican, Bradbury served under Presidents Donald J. Trump and Joseph R. Biden from today until January 20, 2021.
  76. 2021 Tuesday O: Stick around for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1624: 12, 14, 26, 28, 33, and Mega 09.  Out of 527,357 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $926,572.  The winning ticket was sold at La Paz Liquor in Burbank, CA, 91505.
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[i] We hope to present the music of Sly & the Family Stone within the next decade or so.  Please stay tuned for further information.

[ii] Not quite sure as to when we will promote the music of the Soft Machine but when we do, consider yourselves among the first to know.

[iii] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

[iv] We began promoting the music of not only Traffic but also the Spender 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.

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Bee Gees within the next 3-4 years.

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