272. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2022

We all hope and pray that the U.S. Secret Service is protecting President Donald J. Trump and his family well what with an embittered and crazed “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney saying she will stop at nothing to prevent Mr. Trump from becoming president again. This woman is a clear and present danger and the Joestapo must detain her before she attempts to assassinate America’s greatest president

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272. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2022:

We all hope and pray that the U.S. Secret Service is protecting President Donald J. Trump and his family well what with an embittered and crazed “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney saying she will stop at nothing to prevent Mr. Trump from becoming president again.  This woman is a clear and present danger and the Joestapo must detain her before she attempts to assassinate America’s greatest president

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts; U.S. Secretary of War James McAllister Schofield; Chef Gervais Krinkelmeier, Grand Funk Railroad featuring Mark Farner, The Grateful Dead featuring Mickey Hart, Iron Butterfly featuring Michael Pinera, King Crimson featuring Ian Wallace and Bill Rieflin, Mountain featuring N.D. Smart, and the Rolling Stones:

  1. 480 B.C.: At the Battle of Salamis, the Greek fleet under the command of Admiral Themistocles destroys the Persian fleet commanded by Xerxes I, beating back the planned Persian invasion of Greece.  A great win for Western Civilization and a blow to Eastern despots.  
  2. 440 Saturday: The reign of the 45th Roman Catholic Pope St. Leo I begins on this date.  The Vicar of Christ would lead his global flock from today until the Lord called him home on November 10, 461.
  3. 855 Wednesday: The reign of the 104th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict III begins today.  The noble pontiff would guide his followers on their journey to become one with the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit from today until his own journey home ended on April 17, 858.
  4. 1179 Saturday: Elected in opposition to the 170th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander III, the reign of the 170.4th Roman Catholic Antipope Innocent III begins today.  He would guide his flock of True Believers from today until January 30, 1180.
  5. 1521 Thursday: Ottoman Turkish troops occupy Belgrade.  The Serbs fight back with valor, but the Turks are too strong and too full of anti-Christian rage for them to succeed in keeping the Islamist scum out.
  6. 1566 Thursday: Selim II begins his time as Ottoman Turkish Sultan and Caliph today and would remain the Defender of the Faithful from today until December 21, 1574.
  7. 1789 Tuesday: The U.S. Department of War establishes a regular army with troop strength of several hundred men.
  8. 1829 Tuesday: London’s reorganized police force, which the world would come to know as Scotland Yard, went on duty.
  9. 1831 Thursday: In Gerry, New York, future 28th U.S. Secretary of War James McAllister Schofield is born.  A Republican, he would serve under Presidents Andrew Johnson and Ulysses S. Grant from June 01, 1868, to March 13, 1869.
  10. 1862 Monday: Prussia’s newly appointed minister-president Otto von Bismarck, delivered a speech to the country’s parliament in which he declared the issue of German unification would be decided, “not through speeches and majority decisions” but by ’iron and blood (Eisen und Blut’).”  Some references gave the date of this speech as September 30, 1862. 
  11. 1875 Wednesday: U.S. – Spanish relations decline in wake of Cuban rebellion.
  12. 1902 Monday: David Belasco opened the first theater on Broadway in New York City on this date.  
  13. 1906 Saturday: The U.S. intervenes in Cuba and ousts Cuban dictator Estrada Palma.
  14. 1907 Sunday: Construction workers laid the foundation stone for the Washington National Cathedral which workers did not fully complete until this date in 1990.
  15. 1911 Friday: Italy declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
  16. 1912 Sunday: Movie director Michelangelo Antonioni was born in Ferrara, Italy.
  17. 1915 Wednesday: The Philadelphia Phillies clinch their first-ever pennant.
  18. 1918 Sunday: During World War I, Allied forces breakthrough the Hindenburg Line.  This would hasten an end to the bloodiest war heretofore seen in modern history.
  19. 1922 Friday: Benito Mussolini, “Il Duce,” asks Vatican City to support his Fascist Party program.
  20. 1927 Thursday: Telephone service begins between Mexico and the United States.
  21. 1930 Monday: Bing Cosby and Dixie Lee married on today’s date.
  22. 1938 Thursday:  The Treaty of Munich signed between Hitler (Germany), Daladier (France), Chamberlain (Great Britain), and Mussolini (Italy), which aimed at appeasing Adolf Hitler by allowing Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia’s Sudetenland. 
  23. 1940 Sunday: The radio quiz show, “Double or Nothing,” debuted on the Mutual Radio Network on this date.
  24. 1941 Monday: Nazi troops commit mass murder in the Soviet Union at Babi Yar; there, they murder thousands of Jews.
  25. 1943 Wednesday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Marshal Pietro Badoglio sign an armistice bringing the Italians to the side of the Allies during World War II.
  26. 1944 Friday: During World War II, the Red Army commences the invasion of Yugoslavia to liberate it from the Nazis.
  27. 1946 Sunday: “The Adventures of Sam Spade” debuted on CBS Radio on this date.  Elsewhere, future drummer with the British progressive rock band, King Crimson[i], 1971-72, Ian Wallace, is born in Bury, Lancashire, England, on this date.
  28. 1947 Monday: Future original drummer of the East Coast rock band, Mountain[ii]—N.D. Smart—is born on this date.
  29. 1948 Wednesday: Future guitarist/vocalist Michael Pinera, who would play with Iron Butterfly[iii], was born in the United States on this date as was future guitarist vocalist with Grand Funk Railroad[iv], 1969-1976 / 1981-1983 / 1996-1998, Mark Farner who was born in Flint, Michigan.
  30. 1951 Saturday: CBS-TV televised the first network-aired color football broadcast on this date with the game being between the University of California and the University of Pennsylvania.
  31. 1953 Tuesday: The United States gives France $385 million to help with the war raging in Indochina.
  32. 1955 Thursday: Future chef and AICP-END blogger, Gervais Krinkelmeier, was born on this date in Boise, Idaho.
  33. 1957 Sunday: The New York Giants played their last game at the Polo Grounds, losing to the Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-1.  They then moved to San Francisco.  
  34. 1960 Thursday: “My Three Sons” debuted on ABC-TV. The beloved sitcom starred Fred MacMurray as Steve Douglas, Stanley Livingston as Chip Douglas, Barry Livingston as Ernie Thompson Douglas, Tim Considine as Mike Douglas, and William Demarest as Uncle Charley O’Casey.  The show would run for 12 seasons, from 1960 to 1972. Elsewhere, future drummer with the British progressive rock band, King Crimson[v], 2013-15 / 2017, Bill Rieflin, is born in Seattle, Washington, on this date.
  35. 1962 Saturday: President John F. Kennedy nationalized the Mississippi National Guard in response to officials defying federal court orders.  The orders were to enroll James Meredith at the University of Mississippi.
  36. 1963 Sunday: The Rolling Stones[vi] go on first tour as opening act for Bo Diddley[vii] and the Everly Brother[viii]s.  Elsewhere, “My Favorite Martian” debuted on CBS-TV on this date.
  37. 1967 Friday: Mickey Hart joins the Grateful Dead[ix] on the drums.  Elsewhere, the International Monetary Fund reformed monetary systems around the world.
  38. 1971 Wednesday: At the Colosseum in San Diego, California, Ken Norton, aka the Fighting Marine, puts his pro record to 23-1 with a unanimous 10-round decision over his opponent, James J. Woody.  Seven bouts later, he would beat Muhammad Ali to win the NABF heavyweight title of the world.
  39. 1975 Monday: Baseball manager Casey Stengel died in Glendale at age 85.
  40. 1976 Wednesday: Syria drives Palestinian guerillas out of Lebanon.
  41. 1977 Thursday: Eva Shain became the first female to officiate a heavyweight title boxing match.  Approximately 70 million people tuned in to see Muhammad Ali beat Earnie Shavers on NBC-TV.  Shavers lost in a 15-round unanimous decision which dropped his pro-record to 54-6-1 while Ali’s record improved to 55-2 and in so doing retained the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  Meanwhile, Columbia Records released the Billy Joel album, “The Stranger.”  
  42. 1978 Friday: Church officials discovered Pope John Paul I dead in his Vatican apartment just over a month after becoming head of the Roman Catholic Church.
  43. 1982 Wednesday: Extra-Strength Tylenol® capsules laced with cyanide claimed the first of seven victims in the Chicago area.  To date, the case remains unsolved.
  44. 1983 Thursday: For the first time, the U.S. Congress used the War Powers Act after President Ronald Reagan authorized them to do so to keep U.S. Marines in Lebanon for 18 more months.
  45. 1986 Monday: The Soviet Union released Nicholas Daniloff; an American journalist confined on spying charges.  Elsewhere, Mary Lou Retton announced that she was going to quit gymnastics.  
  46. 1987 Tuesday: Henry Ford II, longtime chairperson of Ford Motor Company, died in Detroit at age 70.
  47. 1988 Thursday: The space shuttle Discover blasted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida.  It was the first crewed space flight since the Challenger disaster.
  48. 1989 Friday: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was convicted for slapping Beverly Hills police officer Paul Kramer after he’d pulled over Rolls-Royce for expired license plates.  As part of her sentence, Gabor ended up serving three days in jail.
  49. 1993 Wednesday: The parliament of Bosnia voted overwhelmingly to reject an international peace plan unless Bosnian Serbs returned land that they had taken by force from the Bosnian people.
  50. 1995 Friday: The O. J. Simpson trial ends; the judge sent the case to the jury on this date.  The nation is torn over this media show trial, people being split either FOR a guilty verdict or AGAINST a guilty verdict.  We await the verdict.
  51. 1999 Wednesday: The Associated Press reported on the killing of hundreds of South Korean refugees by U.S. soldiers in the early days of the Korean War, beneath a bridge at a hamlet called No Gun Ri.
  52. 2000 Friday: Israeli riot police stormed a major Jerusalem shrine and opened fire on stone-throwing scumbag Muslim worshippers, killing four worthless Palestinians and wounding another 175. 
  53. 2001 Saturday: President George W. Bush condemned Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers for harboring Osama bin Laden and his followers as the United States pressed its military and diplomatic campaign against terror and terrorism.
  54. 2005 Thursday: John G. Roberts Jr., took the oath of office in as the nation’s 17th chief justice (109th overall justice on the court) after winning Senate confirmation.  He was confirmed in the U.S. Senate with the votes of 55 Republicans and 22 Democrats.  President George W. Bush nominated RINO Roberts to fill the seat of Chief Justice William Rehnquist.
  55. 2006 Friday: Rep. Mark Foley, R-FL 16th congressional district, resigned his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives for doing some Democrats do all the time and seemingly get away with- sending inappropriate emails to a congressional page.  What a double standard but then, Republicans ALWAYS crucify their own.
  56. 2007 Saturday: Jihadists carry out a bomb attack in the capital city of the Maldives and in so doing claim the lives of at least 12 innocent tourists and wounds God knows how many others.
  57. 2008 Monday: On Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average plunged 777 points after the House defeated, 228-205, a $700 billion emergency rescue for the nation’s financial system, leaving both parties and the Bush administration scrambling to pick up the pieces.  NO corporate welfare, NO bank is too big to fail.
  58. 2009 Tuesday: As Britain continues its national program of immunizing the hell out of everyone, a 14-year-old schoolgirl who died after being given an immunization for cervical cancer is found to have had a tumor in her heart and lungs.  What is it with forcing immunizations on everyone without checking their health situations?  Socialized medicine, folks, not good, never good, and something every sane nation must avoid.
  59. 2010 Wednesday: For the first time in two years, North and South Korea agree to hold working level military talks.  Elsewhere, in Dagestan, Russian troops get lucky and kill at least 14 Islamist militants in heavy fighting.  Good.  Cover the bodies with pig’s blood.
  60. 2011 Thursday: Houthi rebels continue fighting against Yemeni government troops in the northern part of the nation’s capital, Sana’a.  Elsewhere, Tehran hosts the 2011 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship game with the home team- the Iranians- bitch-slapping the Chi-Coms with a final score of 3-1. Take that, communists!
  61. 2012 Saturday:  After the U.S. delists the Mujahedeen-e Khalq as a terrorist entity, Iran accuses the United States of having “double standards.”  Meanwhile, the Obama administration transfers a Gitmo detainee, Omar Khadr, to Canada where the murderous POS jihadist will complete his prison sentence.  
  62. 2013 Sunday: NASA’s newest delivery service, Orbital Sciences Corp.’s un-manned cargo spacecraft Cygnus, made its first-ever shipment to the International Space Station.  Elsewhere, some four-dozen people were shot to death at an agricultural college in Gujba, Nigeria, in an attacked blamed on the Muslim jihadists of Boko Haram.  Next, On This Day reports that a Syrian airstrike on the ISIS capital of Raqqa goes astray and hits a school killing at least 16 people and injuring numerous others. 
  63. 2014 Monday:  Afghan officials have signed a pact with the U.S. to maintain troops in the country beyond the end of 2014 and provide Afghanistan with funding; former Afghan President Hamid Karzai would not sign the agreement due to his opposition to U.S. presence.
  64. 2015 Tuesday:  American jazz composer and saxophonist Phil Woods dies at age 83.  Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama announces that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin will convene on what to do in Syria.  We already know what to do: KILL the ISIS, al-Qaida, and Iranian Revolutionary Guard thugs.  ASAP!
  65. 2016 Thursday:  The U.S. Congress overrides the veto of President Barack Hussein Obama that will now allow U.S. citizens to sue Saudi Arabia over the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  Obama did not want people affected by the horrible attacks from suing the Islamic nation.  All but one of the hijackers were from Saudi Arabia; go figure!
  66. 2017 Friday: Tom Price resigned as President Donald J. Trump’s secretary of health and human services amid investigations into his use of costly charter flights for official travel at taxpayer expense.  Meanwhile, Carmen Yulin Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, accused the Trump administration of “killing us with the inefficiency” after Hurricane Maria.  We must note that Mayor Cruz is a corrupt politician who was unable to distribute the vast resources that poured into the island following the storm.   Finally, the U.S. issues a no-travel warning to its citizens NOT to go to Cuba due to the ongoing sonic attacks on American citizens.  It also calls home some of the diplomatic staff in Havana thanks to the scurrilous behavior of the communist Cubans.
  67. 2018 Saturday: Tesla and its CEO, Elon Musk, agreed to pay $40 million to settle a government lawsuit alleging that Musk had duped investors with misleading statements about a proposed buyout of the company.   Elsewhere, some left-wing news sites report widespread demonstrations against center-right Brazilian businessman Jair Bolsonaro, the frontrunner in the presidential elections.  Go, Bolsonaro, go!
  68. 2019 Sunday:  Pro-Iranian Houthi rebels do a celebratory dance claiming they killed 500 Saudi soldiers, captured another 2,000, as well as wiped out a supply convoy on Saudi territory in the Najran region of the country.  Time to nuke Iran and to wipe out the Houthi scumbags. 
  69. 2020 Tuesday: A new PEW Poll shows that five percent of Trump and Biden voters MIGHT have their votes changed following tonight’s Round 1 2020 Presidential Debate in Cleveland, Ohio, depending upon who does better.  Meanwhile, Democratic Party presidential nominee “Pro-China Joe” Biden disputes he ever agreed to (1) a break after every 30 minutes and (2) that he agreed to an ear canal check to determine if either participant is wearing an ear device.  Many believe that “Gropin’ Joe” Biden cannot sustain 90 minutes of debate and that he will be seeking every avenue of support or escape.  Rush Limbaugh still speculates that something will arise that will permit “Pro-China Joe” a way out without losing face.  Dr. Jill going to come down with a sudden case of the CHI-VI?  We shall see.  Speaking of Cleveland, shop owners are boarding up windows and securing their facilities as the danger of violent mob ‘protests,’ i.e., out-of-control riots looms ever larger.  Another ‘anti-fascist group,’ Resist Fascism arrives in Cleveland ostensibly to fight against fascism but to serve as the Democratic Party’s Brown Shirts.
  70. 2020 Tuesday A: Judge Amy Coney Barrett arrives on Capitol Hill to begin meeting with lawmakers ahead of October 12 and the first day of confirmation hearings.  At least 6-8 Senate Democrats announce they won’t meet with her as a means of protest.  Meanwhile, New York City schools begin the reopening process as Mayor Bill Di Blasio continues to threaten JEWISH neighborhoods with complete shutdowns if they don’t toe the line and follow his orders.  Speaking of major cities such as New York City, we learn that since June of this year, violent crime rates have soared 53-percent over last year’s rates at the same time.  Clever work, Democrats, clever work.   Elsewhere, on the West Coast, major parts of Sonoma and Napa Counties are ablaze, once again thanks to rampant mismanagement by California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom.  Like Nero, he continues fiddling, trying to find ways by which, he can continue funding CalPERS at the expense of caring for the state’s forests.  This man must be removed from office before 2022.  Now.
  71. 2020 Tuesday B: Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah dies at age 91.  Meanwhile, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson severs his ties with more than 95-percent of his fans by coming out and following communist China’s dictates and endorses the Biden-Harris 2020 ticket.  Rock- you are not only a sleazy opportunist, but you also appear to be a shill for Beijing.  NO MORE ROCK MOVIES! Meanwhile, attorney for Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn- Sidney Powell- updated President Trump on his former National Security Advisor’s case and asked that ‘he not pardon the general.’  She is trying to get Judge Emmet Sullivan to recuse himself from the case or accept the Justice Department’s recommendations to drop the collapsed case. Elsewhere, Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe releases fabulous footage that shows ALLEGEDLY Rep. Ilhan “Allah Akbar!” Omar has operatives involved in ballot creation and ballot harvesting.  We hear from sources on the ground in Minnesota that she could very well lose her re-election bid.  Strip her of her citizenship and return her crooked butt to Somalia.
  72. 2020 Tuesday C: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a whole– 33,484,120 confirmed cases, UP by 327,308 cases, 1,004,082 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,386 deaths, and 23,212,633 confirmed recoveries, UP by 251,197 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 7,229,559 confirmed cases, UP by 23,692 new cases, 208,335 confirmed deaths, UP by 217 new deaths, and 3,870,955 confirmed recoveries, UP by 7,882 new recoveries. 
  73. 2020 Tuesday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 816,095 confirmed cases, 15,683 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 12,351 confirmed cases, 132 confirmed deaths, and 10,215 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 90,712 confirmed cases, 2,203 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 462,364 confirmed number of cases, 32,743 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.   The governor of New York, the drooling moron Andrew Cuomo continues trying to blame President Donald J. Trump for all the Xi Jinping Bat Flu deaths when he is the one who sent COVID-infected people into rest homes where the most vulnerable people are, uh, we mean, were. PUT CUOMO ON TRIAL! 
  74. 2020 Tuesday E: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day Let us look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife are relocating there.  Here they are: 233,265 confirmed cases, 1,507 confirmed deaths, and 165,191 confirmed recoveries.  Watch out for the Chi-Com rockets the Hamas goons love firing at innocent Israelis.  We know you are prepared Mo!
  75. 2020 Tuesday F: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,452.66, DOWN 131.40 points (-0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,085.25, DOWN 32.28 points (-0.29%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,335.47, DOWN 16.13 points (-0.48%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.10 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $24.42 per troy ounce, -0.002 (-0.08%).  The price of PLATINUM is $882.60 per troy oz, -4.90 (-0.55%) while the price of COPPER is $3.00 per pound, +0.009 (+0.30%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,329.30 per troy oz., +57.80 (+2.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $39.13 per barrel, -0.16 (–0.41%).  Today, COCOA is $2,565.00 per metric ton, +3.00 (+0.12).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.82 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.85 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency, a known fact which is why the world must disengage with them and bring our supply chain home- ASAP.
  76. 2020 Tuesday G: National Security Director John Ratcliffe released information in a letter to Sen. Lindsey Graham- on the eve of testimony by fired FBI Director James Comey- that Hillary Clinton approved a plan with the Obama administration.  The illegal operation the two cooked up together sought to dirty 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald J. Trump by tying him to Russian intelligence services.  The question is whether then Director Comey expended the same amount of effort investigating Hillary Clinton as he spent investigating then-candidate Trump, then president- elect Trump, and finally President Donald J. Trump.  Not looking good for the Obamaists coup plotters.  Is prison looming large on the horizon?   Join the Trump Third Term Movement NOW.
  77. 2020 Tuesday H: Regarding to Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, here is today’s Democratic Party’s and Fake News Media Attack Phrase of the Day: “Illegitimate.”
  78. 2020 Tuesday I: Tonight, is the first debate between presidential contenders, President Donald J. Trump, and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden.  About half-way through the ‘grudge match,’ it would appear that Mr. Biden is managing to survive the ongoing assault from the president.  Moderator Chris Wallace is struggling to maintain control.  We believe- at this junction- that Democrats will say the president is losing due to his belligerence while Republicans will say the president was aggressive and fending off both the former veep and the moderator. This update at 6:48 P.M.  What we will say is the following: it’s an UGLY affair, no-holds barred mud wrestling at its worst.   
  79. 2020 Tuesday I: Update @ 07:39 p.m.: what a rough 96-minute debate.  President Trump allowed the anger built up after 3.5 years to unload on a feeble Vice President Biden.  The former veep managed to remain upright but towards the end of the debate, he was looking a bit wasted.  We suspect the Democrat will cancel the other two debates.  Winner?  We think the president allowed his anger to get the better of him and the former vice president did not drop dead.  What an ugly mess…
  80. 2020 Tuesday J:  Telemundo, the Spanish language media giant released a poll from the first debate between President Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joe R. Biden.  The poll says President Trump won by a 66-percent margin to 33-percent for Mr. Biden.  Wow.  You go, Spanish speakers!   We have no clue as to what mischief the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party stooges will be up today but when we find out, you’ll find out so please, stay tuned for further developments such as the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu…
  81. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a whole– 234,031,070 confirmed cases, +551,457, 4,787,486 confirmed deaths, +10,359 and 210,856,434 confirmed recoveries, +615,696. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 44,199,496 confirmed cases, UP 177,658 from yesterday’s reporting, 713,953 confirmed deaths, UP 3,196, [x] and 33,634,702 confirmed recoveries, UP 175,681. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xi]   
  82. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 397,777 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 6,301 deaths which we expect will come soon which will push the dictator past the death mark the 45th president held.  NOT GOOD, Joe, NOT GOOD.   
  83. 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: 4,625,134 confirmed cases, 69,179 confirmed deaths, and 2,445,216 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,611,683 confirmed cases, 54,071 confirmed deaths, and 2,619,681 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 78,874 confirmed cases, 770 confirmed deaths, and 78,104 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 657,958 confirmed cases, 7,710 confirmed deaths, and 271,247 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Massachusetts: they have 810,319 confirmed cases, 18,600 confirmed deaths, and 791,719 confirmed recoveries. [xii]  
  84. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,277,270 confirmed cases, 7,732 confirmed deaths, and 1,220,396 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Russia, 5th country on the list: 7,487,138 cases of the virus, 206,388 confirmed death and 6,653,941 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]     
  85. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,390.72, UP 90.73 points (+0.26%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,512.44 DOWN 34.24 points (-0.24%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,359.46, UP 6.83 points (+0.16%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.79 per barrel, -0.04 (-0.05%).  The price of GOLD is $1,732.20 per troy oz., +9.10 (+0.53%) while the price of SILVER is $21.52 per troy ounce, +0.03 (+0.16%).  The price of PLATINUM is $952.90 per troy oz, +8.60 (+0.91%) while the price of COPPER is $4.20 per pound, +0.00 (+0.05%). [xiv].  The price of PALLADIUM is $1,867.67 per troy oz., +10.32 (+0.56%). The price of RHODIUM is $14,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (+0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $777,500.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,913.75 per USD/T, +2.25 (+0.08%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.86 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.47.    In Mongolian Tughrik, one greenback equals 2,830.00 and in Moroccan Dirham, a buck equal 9.04 and in Mozambican Metical, one dollar equals 63.20 of theirs.[xvi]        
  86. 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.397 per gallon, $3.057 in Florida, $4.074 in Hawaii, and $3.850 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let us look at one other Missouri: $2.853.  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- Israel: $7.709 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,819,205,239,855 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Thailand, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Germany with $75 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  87. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 188 for the famed ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of defending the U.S.-Mexico border from one legion after another of Third World illegal alien invaders and Day No. 95 since her sole visit anywhere NEAR the border.  Where is the esteemed ‘Border Czar?’  Ah, well, Texas border counties are preparing to hammer the Biden regime with a massive lawsuit over its lack of desire to enforce the laws and to defend the nation.  Most of these people living in these counties are Latinos who happen to vote Democrat.  Just saying.
  88. 2021 Wednesday G: Foreign News-Overseas News I– The Putin regime opens a new case against imprisoned Putin dissident, Alexei Navalny.  Meanwhile, North Korea claims the development of its new hypersonic missile is for DEFENSIVE needs rather than for offensive capabilities.  Next, we have some Chi-Com news for you today: first, there will be NO overseas visitors to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics which we hope no one sends athletes to due to the Chi-Coms infecting the entire world with the Xi Jinping Never-Ending Pandemic.  Secondly, the Chi-Com air force commander issued a veiled threat to the U.S. military: “Let us meet in the skies.”  Chi-Coms, shut the f**k up.
  89. 2021 Wednesday H: Health and Medical Alerts– A new poll says that 65-percent of Americans oppose loss of jobs for those opposed to submitting to COVID-19 vaccine mandates.  Agreed.  Another poll says that more than half of the American people do not really believe that current Chi-Vi vaccines are appropriate for children, especially those 5-11 years of age.  Meanwhile, GOP senators introduce the new TREAT Act designed to counter the rationing of the drug Regeneron by the Biden regime who is cutting supplies to Red States.
  90. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions and Authoritarianism News– Los Angeles County, California, is considering new rules/regulations for all customers going to bars and restaurants: they want COVID-19 vaccine passports or NO service.  Meanwhile, a judge in South Carolina slaps a temporary stay on enacting bans on the wearing of masks among school-aged children.  BIG GOVERNMENT wants to impose the wearing of masks on everyone.  Next, we learn that in the BIG SPENDING BILL the House speaker and her Democrat minions are promoting, there’s a big $700,000 fine for businesses NOT complying with the vaccine decrees.  Finally, the Kathy Hochul regime in New York is in the process of firing healthcare workers who did not meet the September 27, 2021, deadline to vaccinate or go on the public dole (which we believe will be cut off by government IF workers won’t vaccinate.  This is evil.  This is the Mark of the Beast and folks it looks like Joe Biden is indeed the Antitrump).
  91. 2021 Wednesday J: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $43.53 (2) AstraZeneca $59.67 (3) Johnson & Johnson $164.02 (4) BioNTech $277.44 (5) Moderna $378.90.
  92. 2021 Wednesday K: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $86.99 (2) General Dynamics: $198.39 (3) Boeing: $225.66 (4) Lockheed Martin: $350.29 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $362.98.
  93. 2021 Wednesday L: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $33.69 (2) DuPont: $69.15 (3) Honeywell: $214.92 (4) 3M: $180.88 (5) Teijen: $1,597.00.
  94. 2021 Wednesday M: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $106.32 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $65.30 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $26.37.
  95. 2021 Wednesday N: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart $140.44 (2) Lowe’s: $207.10 (3) Home Depot: $336.93 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $451.79 (5) Amazon $3,301.12.
  96. 2021 Wednesday O: Joe Biden Regime News I– Mob mouthpiece White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki tried to cover up for her missing-in-action, senile boss today by claiming the Three Stooges- Milley, McKenzie, and Austin- gave the dictator split opinions on what to do.  Jen, this in no way clears your boss; the man has NO clue as to what he is told much less as what to do.  Meanwhile, as the mainstream media- i.e., the fake news media- continues trying to cover for the botched Afghan withdrawal on behalf of the Biden regime, they, too, are taking increased incoming fire from across the country and around the world.  Embarrassing.
  97. 2021 Wednesday P: Nancy Pelosi’s January 06-2021 False Flag Operation– The U.S. Department of Justice continues to aid the FALSE FLAG OPERATION conducted by House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi by delaying the trials of the political prisoners scooped up on January 06, 2021, and in the immediate days and weeks following the set-up event.  They claim the delays are based upon ‘procedural issues.’  Oh, really?  Speaking of this sham subcommittee, the chairman and his thugs are sending out a flurry of subpoenas to former advisers and staffers of President Donald J. Trump.  They are attempting to make life as difficult as possible for these brave patriots.
  98. 2021 Wednesday Q: Political News I– Parents of imprisoned USMC Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller- who merely spoke his mind on the Afghan debacle- want both U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. (Asshole) Milley to resign over their far too many failures while running the show on behalf of senile Joe Biden.  Meanwhile, at the hearing before the House Armed Services Committee today, the Three Stooges- Secretary Austin, Chairman Milley, and U.S. Central Command commander General McKenzie- were torn asunder by one Republican politician (with the exception of Liz Cheney who praised and defended the Three Stooges) for their failures connected to the withdrawal from Afghanistan.  Democrats did their best to circle the wagons around these three dunces but defending them proved to be impossible.  All three men must submit their resignations by the end of today.   Still, brave, patriotic souls such as Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-FL 1st congressional district, told the Three Stooges that ‘IF their commander in chief was NOT so out of it, all three of them would be FIRED.’  This led to angry Democrats apologizing to the three losers for the words of their conservative colleague.  Oh, wah, wah, wah!
  99. 2021 Wednesday R: Political News II– House Democrats continue trying to avert a federal government shutdown which- if it happens- will attach to them like the lips of a remora to the balls of a swimmer.  Thus, they are attempting to set up a vote with which to jack up the debt ceiling still more which will fall atop our children’s children’s children.  Speaker “Mumbles” Pelosi, the nonagenarian leader of the House socialists, is doing her best to move forward with a vote on jacking up the debt ceiling.  In other shocking news, the Democrats now want to RAPE- i.e., TAX the retirement plans of the American people while providing all sorts of freebies to illegal aliens flooding into the United States.
  100. 2021 Wednesday S: Political News III– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says he is MORE outraged than ever after hearing Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark A. (Asshole) Milley’s testimony than ever.’  All the man does is lie his ass off- Gen. Milley.  He’s a political general and nothing good ever happens to them.  Speaking of General Milley, he alluded to the fact that come spring of 2022, al-Qaida and the Taliban could commence new operations in the region.   Meanwhile, Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN- a fighter if ever one existed- demanded that ‘transcripts between General Milley and his reporter pals must be produced to the Senate Armed Services Committee.’  General Milley also had to fend off attacks on him for having said that ‘Newsmax and The Epoch Times are akin to terrorists.’  Wow.  Finally, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says, ‘he did NOT know about General Milley’s phone calls with his opposites in the Chinese Communist Party.’  We suspect NO one knew what this traitorous POS Milley was up to, friends.  Secretary Pompeo told journalist Megan Kelly that ‘NO one briefed him’ on this questionable action.
  101. 2021 Wednesday T: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3599 what with a $21 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 12, 13, 16, 17, 22, and Mega 06.  Out of 107,152 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $12,680 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) ARCO AM/PM in Stockton, CA 95210; (2) Paradise Valley Produce Market in Spring Valley, CA 91977; and (3) Speedway in Carlsbad, CA 92011.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #891 with a jackpot of $570 million up for grabs: 02, 07, 11, 17, 32, and Powerball 11.  Out of 197,406 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $1,361,359.  The winning ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven in Yuba City, CA 95993.
  102. 2022 Thursday: Observation of the Day I hope the Secret Service is maintaining a watchful eye on that big overweight bull dyke, “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney.  After all, she said, that ‘she will do anything to stop President Donald J. Trump from returning to the White House.”  That tells me she is crazy enough to stalk him and to take him out should he win the nomination in 2024 and/or win the White House later that fall.  Hatred like this only occurs on the left side of the aisle.  After all, they are the ones who now label MAGA supporters as ‘Nazis.’  Like Senator John McCain (good riddance), Liz Cheney is NO Republican even though she like he has/had an ‘R’ by their name.  No, Liz Cheney has drunk from the poisoned well of Jim Jones’ cyanide-laced Kool-Aid and her hatred grows for the 45th president grows more strident by the day.  Thankfully, her career- other than as a babbling head on MSNBC- is OVER.  The voters of Wyoming showed her the door by an electoral landslide of more than 30 points.  She is loser and will soon be gone.  Let us hope she realizes her time in the limelight is over and that she will sulk off into the D.C. swamp to enjoy whatever is left of her bitter life.  I just hope that the Secret Service is on the ball because this woman is a lunatic.  Chef Lilah Paulikovich.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0967 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Field of Flowers.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

Cheap Trick released their first box set on August 13, 1996, the critically acclaimed “Sex, America, and Cheap Trick.”  The album features more than 60 tunes- including 17 unreleased tracks- all of them well worth the price of admission.  The buyer also gets a color booklet full of fabulous information designed to make the owner swoon.  We hope you will investigate this box set as every member of the band- Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Bun E. Carlos, Tom Petersson, Peter Comita, and Jon Brant- is on it.  Seek it out now at your favorite site for the best in music whether it be Amazon.com, Discogs, AllMusic, eBay, the public library, even the local swap meet, and add it to your collection.  You will be extremely glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We presented the music of this British prog-rock band, the amazing King Crimson, beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 through Sunday, 21-December-2014.  We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Mountain beginning on Friday, 14-December-2012 through Sunday, 20-January-2013.  This also included West, Bruce & Laing but sadly, we overlooked Leslie West’s solo career so please stay tuned for his discography sometime in the next 8-12 years.

[iii] We promoted the music of Iron Butterfly beginning on Saturday, 27-July-2013 through Thursday, 08-August-2013.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your ever-growing collection of rock music.  Nothing one finds today compares with the classic rock of old.  Throw out your Maroon 5 albums and go with the crème de la crème of the 1960s and 1970s

[iv] We look forward to presenting the music of Grand Funk Railroad sometime in the late 2020s

[v] See footnote i.

[vi] 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.  Sadly, we should have been clairvoyant and presented the music of Marianne Faithful, too.  Perhaps one day we will.

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

[viii] When we do the music of the old rockers, the Everly Brothers will be among them.  Stay tuned.

[ix] 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.

[x] 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)

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

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

[xiii] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

270. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2022

Many Hawaiian voters fell for the line that Trump is NO GOOD. Well, after suffering beneath the tyrant currently residing in the White House, GOP voter registrations are shooting up as high as Haleakala. We plan to restore our state to the Red column in November.

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270. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2022:

Many Hawaiian voters fell for the line that Trump is NO GOOD.  Well, after suffering beneath the tyrant currently residing in the White House, GOP voter registrations are shooting up as high as Haleakala.  We plan to restore our state to the Red column in November.

Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, U.S. Secretaries of War John Armstrong Jr., James Monroe, and Robert P. Patterson; U.S. Treasury Secretary William J. Duane; French Impressionist Edgar Degas, Bachman-Turner Overdrive and the Guess Who featuring Randy Bachman, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Marty Balin, King Crimson featuring Jeremy Stacey, and Metallica featuring Cliff Burton:

  1. 70 Saturday: As the Great Jewish War winds down; Roman troops under the command of General Titus begin the destruction of Jerusalem by tearing down the walls of the Great Temple and the city.  The Romans have had enough of the Jews and their continued resistance and are determined to end it for good.  Other Roman troops are rounding up Jews who have failed to escape the dying city for the countryside or to the final stronghold of Masada.  These unfortunate souls will help build the Colosseum in Rome where whoever remains from the war will die in its construction.
  2. 1540 Friday: Pope Paul III- the 220th pontiff- issued a papal bull establishing the Society of Jesus or the “Jesuits,” as a religious order.
  3. 1590 Thursday: The reign of the 228th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VII ends on this date.  A short 12 days earlier, he became pontiff on September 15, 1590, but passed away prior to his coronation.
  4. 1700 Monday: After 9 years and 277 days, the reign of the 242nd Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XII ends.  He first became pontiff on July 12, 1691, and faithfully served his global flock until today.
  5. 1777 Saturday: At the Battle of Germantown, the British troops on the field defeat the forces of General George Washington.
  6. 1779 Monday: Congress named John Adams to negotiate terms of peace with Great Britain to end the Revolutionary War.
  7. 1814 Tuesday: The seventh U.S. Secretary of War John Armstrong Jr. left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, Armstrong served under President James Madison from January 13, 1813, until today.  His replacement- the eighth U.S. Secretary of War (and future U.S. President) James Monroe took over.  Also, a Democratic-Republican, Secretary Monroe served from today- under the same president- until March 02, 1815.
  8. 1821 Saturday: As the Spanish withdraw, revolutionary troops begin the occupation of Mexico City.  The Spanish were unable to maintain enough troops in Mexico to keep it in its colonial orbit.  However, due to the intrinsic inabilities of the Mexican people, revolutions and civil wars will become an almost permanent thing.  It would appear they were better off under the control of Madrid.
  9. 1825 Tuesday: George Stephenson operated the first locomotive that hauled a passenger train.
  10. 1854 Wednesday: The first great ocean disaster involving an Atlantic Ocean passenger ship occurred when the steamship, SS Arctic, sank off Newfoundland; of the more than 400 people on board, only 86 survived the sinking.
  11. 1862 Saturday: During the Civil War, the Union Army’s first all-black regiment, the self-described “Chasseurs d’ Afrique (the “Hunters of Africa”) was formed in New Orleans, which was then under U.S. control. 
  12. 1865 Wednesday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the former 11th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William J. Duane died at age 85.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from May 29, 1833, to September 22, 1833.
  13. 1894 Thursday: The Aqueduct Racetrack opened in New York City.
  14. 1912 Friday: WC Handy publishes “Memphis Blues,” the first blues song to hit publication.
  15. 1917 Thursday: French sculptor and painter Edgar Degas died in Paris at age 83.
  16. 1928 Thursday: The U.S. government recognized the Nationalist Chinese government on this date.
  17. 1935 Friday: Judy Garland, at age 13, signed a seven-year contract with MGM. 
  18. 1936 Sunday: During the Spanish Civil War, Fascist troops under Generalissimo Francisco Franco conquer the city of Toledo.  Communists who were unable to escape into the countryside were put to the bayonet.  Remember: the only good communist or socialist is a dead communist or socialist.  None of them can be redeemed nor should any attempt be made to redeem the scumbags.
  19. 1938 Tuesday: The League of Nations declares Imperial Japan the aggressor in the Sino-Japanese War.
  20. 1939 Wednesday: Warsaw, Poland, surrendered after 19 days of fighting the Nazi invaders as well as the Soviet Union during World War II.
  21. 1940 Friday: The Axis forms as Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and Imperial Japan sign a 10-year treaty of cooperation.  Meanwhile, black American leaders protest segregation in the U.S. Armed Forces.  Finally, in the air war over Great Britain, the Luftwaffe loses 55 planes shot down by the Brits.
  22. 1941 Saturday: On “Liberty Fleet Day,” the United States launched 14 military cargo vessels, including the first Liberty ship, the SS Patrick Henry, which President Franklin Delano Roosevelt personally launched in Baltimore, Maryland.
  23. 1942 Sunday: Reinhard Heydrich becomes an SS-General and the “Butcher of Prague.”  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the Axis launches a heavy assault on the city of Stalingrad.  Finally, Glenn Miller and his Orchestra performed for the last time at the Central Theater in Passaic, N. J., prior to his entry into the U.S. Army.
  24. 1943 Monday: Randy Bachman—future guitarist/vocalist with the Canadian rock bands the Guess Who[i] (1965-1970) and Bachman-Turner Overdrive[ii]—was born in Winnipeg, Canada, on this date.
  25. 1945 Saturday: The 55th U.S. Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until July 18, 1947.
  26. 1950 Wednesday: In their title fight, heavyweight champion Ezzard Charles, aka the Cincinnati Cobra, beats the “Brown Bomber” Joe Louis via a 15-round unanimous decision to retain the NBA and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world and to win the vacant NYSAC heavyweight title.  The loss put Joe Louis’ pro record to 58-2 while that of the champion went to 58-1-0. [iii]
  27. 1954 Monday: “Tonight!” hosted by Steve Allen, made its debut on NBC-TV.
  28. 1956 Thursday: Olympic track and field gold medalist and Hall of Fame golfer, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, died in Galveston, Texas, at age 45.
  29. 1959 Sunday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concludes his visit to the United States.
  30. 1961 Wednesday: Sierra Leone becomes the 100th member of the United Nations.
  31. 1962 Thursday: Houghton Mifflin published “Silent Spring,” Rachel Carson’s study on the effects of pesticides on the environment in book form.  Meanwhile, the United States sold Hawk anti-aircraft missiles to Israel.
  32. 1963 Friday: Future drummer with the British progressive-rock band, King Crimson[iv], Jeremy Stacey, is born in Bournemouth, England, on this date.
  33. 1964 Sunday: The government officially released the report of the Warren Commission, which found that Lee Harvey Oswald had acted alone when he assassinated President John F. Kennedy.
  34. 1968 Friday: France refuses entry of the United Kingdom into the Common Market.
  35. 1970 Sunday: “The Original Amateur Hours” aired for the last time on CBS after being on television for 22 years.
  36. 1973 Thursday: Vice President Spiro T. Agnew said he would not resign after he pled ‘no contest’ to a charge of tax evasion.  He did resign on October 10.
  37. 1979 Thursday: Congress gave its final approval to forming the U.S. Department of Education.   
  38. 1982 Monday: Italian and French soldiers entered the Sabra and Chatilla refugee camps in Beirut.  The move was made by the members of a multinational force due to Christian militiamen massacring hundreds of Palestinians—good riddance.
  39. 1983 Tuesday: Larry Bird signed a seven-year contract with the Boston Celtics worth $15 million.  The contract made him the highest paid Celtic in history.
  40. 1986 Saturday: The Senate joins with the House of Representatives voting for sweeping tax reforms under President Ronald Reagan.
  41. 1988 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate votes for sweeping changes to the U.S. Tax Code.
  42. 1989 Wednesday: Columbia Pictures agreed to a $3.4 billion cash buyout by Sony Corp.  Meanwhile, two men—Jeffrey Petkovich and Peter Debernardi went over the 176-foot-high Niagara Falls in a barrel and became the first to ever survive the Horseshoe Falls.
  43. 1990 Thursday: The Senate Judiciary Committee votes to approve the nomination of Judge David Souter to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  44. 1991 Friday: President George H. W. Bush announced in a nationally broadcast address that he was eliminating all U.S. battlefield nuclear weapons and called on the Soviet Union to match the gesture.  
  45. 1992 Sunday: For the first time in Los Angeles Dodgers’ history, the team clinches LAST PLACE.
  46. 1994 Tuesday: More than 350 Republican congressional candidates gathered on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to sign the “Contract with America,” a 10-point platform they pledged to enact if voters sent a GOP majority to the House.
  47. 1996 Friday: In Afghanistan, the Taliban, a murderous band of former Islamic students, drove the government of President Burhanuddin Rabbani out of Kabul.  Meanwhile, disaster befell Metallica[v] on this date as bassist Cliff Burton died in a tragic bus crash in Dȍrarp, Kronoberg County, Sweden.  He was just 24 years old.
  48. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush asked Congress for more than $7.1 billion to help Florida and other Southeastern states recover from their lashing by four hurricanes.  Elsewhere, a Justice Department audit said the FBI had a backlog of hundreds of thousands of untranslated audio recordings audio recordings from terror and espionage investigations.  Meanwhile, NBC announced that “Late Night” host Conan O’Brien would succeed “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno in 2009; however, O’Brien’s stint on “The Tonight Show” lasted just over seven months because he sucked. 
  49. 2009 Sunday: German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a second term, along with the center-right majority that had eluded her four years earlier, nudging Europe’s biggest economic power (and known collaborator with Russia) to the right.
  50. 2010 Monday: Responding to a UN report accusing the Rwandan army of genocide in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda threatens to remove its peacekeepers from Darfur.
  51. 2011 Tuesday:  The forces of Moammar Gaddafi beat back an attack by Libyan rebels and Islamist scum on the dictator’s hometown of Sirte.  Meanwhile, papers filed shortly after midnight confirms the fact that the Obama administration will not release any photos of Osama bin Laden’s body.   Damn!  We want to see the scumbag’s corpse.  
  52. 2012 Thursday: For the first time, Curiosity, the Mars Rover, discovers evidence of a fast-moving streambed, a prior water source on the Red Planet.
  53. 2013 Friday: The PGA names pro golfer Tiger Woods the PGA Tour Player of the Year, the 11th time the organization honored him as the Tour’s Player of the Year.
  54. 2014 Saturday: Hong Kong government offices remain closed as protesters continue to demand resignation of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and an end to selection of Hong Kong candidates by the Chinese government.
  55. 2015 Sunday: According to On This Day a supermoon combines with a lunar eclipse to create a humongous Blood Moon.
  56. 2016 Tuesday: Authorities report that following the first debate at Hofstra University between Democratic Party 2016 nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton and GOP nominee Donald J. Trump, police arrested at least 24 ‘protesters.’  Speaking of the debate, snap polls give the win to Hillary Clinton.  Of course, they did.
  57. 2017 Wednesday: President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled the first major revamp of the nation’s tax code in a generation, a plan that included deep tax cuts for corporations, simplified tax brackets and a near doubling of the standard deduction.  So far, the tax cuts have proven successful and millions of Americans around the country have benefitted greatly from them.  Meanwhile, the scientific journal “Nature” publishes an article on the giant tree-dwelling rat of the Solomon Islands, the ‘Vika,’ an animal capable of cracking open coconuts.  Folks, everything grows bigger in the Tropics.
  58. 2018 Thursday: In the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, the accuser of Brett Kavanaugh- Dr. Christine Blasey Ford- sat before the committee members and laid out her allegations against Judge Kavanaugh with little emotion or credibility although the Democrats circled all around her proclaiming her to be a fantastic witness.  Then, when Judge Kavanaugh sat before them, he lambasted the Democrats on the committee for making it all about politics and for destroying his family.  In the end, the Judge appeared to be far more credible and produced evidence identifying his whereabouts on any given day.  The Democrats are causing problems once again and carried their attacks on the Judge to the next day during a committee vote to move the nomination to the full Senate.  Elsewhere, famed vocalist with the Jefferson Airplane[vi] and Jefferson Starship- Marty Balin- died on this date in Tampa Bay, Florida.  Marty was just 76 and had suffered a heart attack.  Following improper care after open heart surgery, he passed for good.
  59. 2019 Friday:  As the Democrats gear up for their impeachment inquiry into President Donald J. Trump and the ‘hoped for crimes’ they believe he committed, the House issues its first subpoena to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. 
  60. 2020 Sunday: In New York City, Mayor Bill “I’m a Moron” Di Blasio- a man who wants to be an absolute dictator- threatens to close everything down- especially Jewish neighborhoods of Queens and Brooklyn- because according to him, these area businesses and private schools are spreading the Chi-Vi to everyone else in the city.  Meanwhile, Democratic presidential candidate “Pro-China Joe” Biden holds an extremely brief public appearance today in which, he bashed President Trump and his SCOTUS pick and mumbles something about ‘the last thing we need right now is the equivalent of a coup.’  He then takes four brief questions and goes off stage.  One thing the former vice president said in his speech about the SCOTUS pick is that ‘it’s unfair to millions of voters who have already cast their votes.’  You heard it straight from the jackass’ mouth: EARLY VOTING MUST STOP- it’s bogus.  When “Gropin’ Joe” answered questions, he urged GOP Senate members to do the ‘right thing’ when it comes to holding the vote for Amy Coney Barrett.  Meanwhile, Texas finds itself battling brain-eating amoebas in at least six counties.   Finally, dictator-for-life Xi Jinping brushes off criticism of ‘rampant human rights abuses’ and says the communist country is committed to making ‘good Chinese citizens out of the Uighur Muslims in western China and will continue forcing them to assimilate no matter what the other nations of the world say against them.’ Okay, Mr. Dictator, you are going to bulldoze them into becoming ‘good Chinese’ just as you have been doing to the Tibetan people since the late 1950s?  What a great country, one that observes human rights.  Yeah, right.
  61. 2020 Sunday A: The United Nations announces that the Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition of anti-Iranian scumbags will conduct a prisoner swap of 1,000 or more prisoners.   There is hope that peace may be achieved and soon.  We suspect that as more Arab and Muslim nations begin recognizing the right of Israel to exist, the Iranian hegemony will begin to dwindle.  Meanwhile, Armenia and Azerbaijan engage in some border scuffles resulting in the loss of military vehicles and aircraft.    Finally, at the White House, President Donald J. Trump addresses reporters and asks the assembled hostile throng as to ‘WHY no one wants to know about the corruption of “Pro-China Joe” Biden and his son, Hunter, when it comes to harvesting hundreds of millions of dollars from the Chi-Coms, the Russians, and other leftist-Marxist global actors.’  News Media: HOW COME you don’t ask these questions?  Why did Hunter Biden receive $3.5 million from the wife of Moscow, Russia’s mayor?  For what?  His boudoir services- wow.
  62. 2020 Sunday B: NFL Scores: recap Thursday Night Football: (1) Miami Dolphins (1-2) @ Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2).  Next, here are the scores: (2) San Francisco 49ers, 36 (2-1) v. NY Giants, 9 (0-3); (3) Washington Redskins, 20 (1-2) @ Cleveland Browns, 34 (2-1); (4) Cincinnati Bengals (0-2-1) 23 @ Philadelphia Eagles, 23 (0-2-1) (5) Las Vegas Raiders, 20 (2-1) @ NE Patriots, 36 (2-1); (6) Chicago Bears, 30 (3-0) @ Atlanta Falcons, 26 (0-3); (7) Los Angeles Rams, 32 (2-1) @ Buffalo Bills, 35 (3-0); (8) Houston Texans, 21 (0-3) @ Pittsburgh Steelers, 28 (3-0); and  (9) Tennessee Titans, 31 (3-0) @ Minnesota Vikings, 30 (0-3).   Here are the scores for the late games: (10) Carolina Panthers, 21 (1-2) @ Los Angeles Chargers, 16 (1-2); (11) NY Jets, 7 (0-3) @ Indianapolis Colts, 36 (2-1); (12) Dallas Cowboys, 31 (1-2) @ Seattle Seahawks, 38 (3-0); (13) Detroit Lions, 26 (1-2) @ Arizona Cardinals, 23 (2-1); (14) Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 28 (2-1) @ Denver Broncos, 10 (0-3).  Tonight: (15) Green Bay Packers, 37 (3-0) @ New Orleans Saints, 30 (1-2).  Tomorrow: (16) Kansas City Chiefs (2-0) @ Baltimore Ravens (2-0).
  63. 2020 Sunday C: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a whole– Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 32,967,841 confirmed cases, +330,999, 996,084, confirmed deaths, +5,950, and 22,825,173 confirmed recoveries, +299,996.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 7,203,541 confirmed cases, up 37,149 from yesterday’s reporting, 208,110 confirmed deaths, UP 421, and 3,861,947 confirmed recoveries, UP 20,145. 
  64. 2020 Sunday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 806,114 confirmed cases, 15,587 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 12,039 confirmed cases, 131 confirmed deaths, and 10,126 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 89,149 confirmed cases, 2,196 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Florida- currently, they have 700,564 confirmed cases, 14,202 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries- what’s up, Governor Ron DeSantis?  How many recoveries?  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo is living there: 231,026 confirmed cases, 1,466 confirmed deaths, and 159,931 confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a whole– 233,072,310 confirmed cases, +474,523, 4,769,324 confirmed deaths, +7,429 and 209,785,308 confirmed recoveries, +564,366. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 43,942,212 confirmed cases, UP 191,229 from yesterday’s reporting, 709,117 confirmed deaths, UP 2,800,[vii] and 33,394,118 confirmed recoveries, UP 207,857. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  66. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 392,941 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 11,137 deaths which we expect will come soon which will push the dictator past the death mark the 45th president held.  NOT GOOD, Joe, NOT GOOD.   
  67. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,610,384 confirmed cases, 68,944 confirmed deaths, and 2,434,057 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,600,808 confirmed cases, 54,063 confirmed deaths, and 2,582,359 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 78,404 confirmed cases, 757 confirmed deaths, and 77,647 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 652,140 confirmed cases, 7,584 confirmed deaths, and 269,765 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., South Carolina: they have 850,188 confirmed cases, 12,213 confirmed deaths, and 604,873 confirmed recoveries. [ix]  
  68. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,270,230 confirmed cases, 7,684 confirmed deaths, and 1,205,657 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Brazil, 3rd country on the list: 33,366,395 cases of the virus, 594,702 confirmed death and 20,361,191 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  69. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,869.37, UP 71.37 points (+0.21%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,969.97 DOWN 77.73 points (-0.52%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,443.11, DOWN 12.37 points (-0.28%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.83 per barrel, +0.38 (+0.50%).  The price of GOLD is $1,752.80 per troy oz., +0.90 (+0.05%) while the price of SILVER is $22.66 per troy ounce, -0.03 (-0.15%).  The price of PLATINUM is $983.90 per troy oz, +2.40 (+0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.29 per pound, 0.00 (-0.02%). [xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $1,958.01 per troy oz., -6.60 (-0.34%). The price of RHODIUM is $14,500.00 per troy oz., +300.00 (+2.11%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $782,500.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,875.50 per USD/T, -28.00 (-0.96%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.86 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.10    In Malawian Kwacha, one greenback equals 807.51 and in Malaysian Ringgit, a buck equal 4.18 and in Maldivian Rufiyaa, one dollar equals 15.42 of theirs. [xiii]       
  70. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.397 per gallon, $3.062 in Florida, $4.059 in Hawaii, and $3.855 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let us look at one other Michigan: $3.239.  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- Greece: $7.555 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,811,541,882,791 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after France, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Norway with $88 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  71. 2021 Monday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News- As word of more and more crimes being committed by Afghan ‘refugees’ rushed into the country and rapidly dispersed around it by the Biden regime arise, Rep. Tom Tiffany, R-WI 7th congressional district, says ‘criminal activity among unvetted Afghans is predictable.’  Speaking of this criminal activity, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that ‘an unsecured Fort Bliss is unable to stop Afghan refugees and HAITIAN INVADERS from melting away into the local community and across the country.’  In other Afghan-related news, former Director of National Intelligence Rick Grenell says that Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark A. (Asshole) Milley and U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin must answer questions on WHY Bagram air base was abandoned and handed over to the Taliban.  The ‘Two Stooges’ will testify before the House tomorrow and then the Senate on Wednesday.  In other Afghan aftermath news, approximately 100 Americans and green card holders are set to leave the crumbling country.  (Note- Afghan barbers are NO longer permitted to cut men’s beards as that is not in keeping with their beloved ‘Prophet’).
  72. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Over the weekend, an unapologetic U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told left-wing journalists that ‘as many as 17,000 HAITIAN INVADERS have been seeded across the United States.’  Meanwhile, as we learn another invasion force of approximately 20,000-30,000 HAITIAN INVADERS are marching up from Central America to the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald J. Trump took a direct verbal jab into the craggy face of senile Joe Biden by saying the “U.S. is the laughingstock of the globe.’  By the way- today is Day No. 186 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be monitoring the southern border and Day No. 93 since the one day she showed up to do her job.
  73. 2021 Monday H: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and Authoritarianism News– Hospitals around the country are facing staffing shortages as ill-advised Chi-Vi vaccine mandates are willingly imposed across the country and nurses, technicians, and doctors refuse to take them.  Thus, we have a push in far too many towns, cities, and even states to bring in OUTSIDE healthcare workers to make up the shortages.  Of course, these noncitizens- like the ones pouring across the border- won’t have to provide proof of vaccination.  The Biden regime is destroying America’s healthcare system.
  74. 2021 Monday I: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $43.57 (2) AstraZeneca $58.72 (3) Johnson & Johnson $163.17 (4) BioNTech $307.09 (5) Moderna $408.84
  75. 2021 Monday J: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $87.34 (2) General Dynamics: $197.76 (3) Boeing: $224.16 (4) Lockheed Martin: $353.36 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $357.21.
  76. 2021 Monday K: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $34.65 (2) DuPont: $70.11 (3) Honeywell: $217.90 (4) 3M: $181.79 (5) Teijen: $1,626.00.
  77. 2021 Monday L: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $113.38 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $64.00 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $25.97.
  78. 2021 Monday M: President Donald J. Trump News– A new Mackinac straw poll shows that among the GOP, President Donald J. Trump is a 2-to-1 favorite among likely voters.  Still, if you partake of online news exclusively, you will see that it is almost mirror opposite which is why you should receive your news- and commentary- from the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day.  You know where we’re coming from, and you can make up your mind for yourselves.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump says that HAITIAN INVADERS ‘are being released into the U.S. with NO vetting or checking.’  True, absolutely true.  Speaking of Trump, he had more than 20,000 people at his rally in Georgia on Saturday. How many fervent supporters would a slobbering Joe Biden attract?   Turd that he is, he couldn’t even attract flies.
  79. 2021 Monday N: Joe Biden News I– Dictator Joe Biden ordered Iran either to grant access to U.N. inspectors of its workshops or face disciplinary action in the IAEA- the International Atomic Energy Agency- of the United Nations.  Meanwhile, the Washington Examiner reports that ‘Joe Biden lied about the cost of his ‘build back better’ agenda.’  No surprise to us- the man is a liar.  Still, his good buddy, Barack Hussein Obama, says he ‘supports taxing the rich to pay for the Biden agenda’ (because it’s the OBAMA agenda, folks).  Meanwhile, after mumbling a few words to the press, the senile groper in charge of the country sat down in a chair, rolled up a sleeve, and received a jab in his arm of what he claimed to be the Xi Jinping Bat Flu ‘booster shot.’  (Note- wouldn’t it be crazy if old Joe had an adverse reaction to this stuff and uh, went to the other side?  It’s not like he has any use any more other than to drum up sympathy so the Dems can really crack down on the American people.  Of course, we hope NOTHING happens to the poor old coot).
  80. 2021 Monday O: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– A new Rasmussen poll says that Joe Biden’s numbers continue tanking what with 42-percent approving of his botched actions while 56-percent vociferously oppose his fascist actions.  In our learned view, Joe’s numbers are most likely 10-15 points LOWER than reported which means Americans of all political backgrounds and persuasions oppose this loser’s actions.  Add to that the fact that stumbling Joe Biden acknowledged that his agenda ‘may not be passed this week.’  Thank God, the American people are resisting.
  81. 2021 Monday P: U.S. House of Representatives News I– U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has set September 30 as the day of the vote on the trillion dollar bills the Biden regime and “Mumbles” are trying to ramrod through both houses of Congress and onto senile Joe Biden’s desk.  Next, the House passed the Defense bill by a final vote of 316-113 (134 Republicans voting in favor) which includes forcing all American young women to register for the draft as their male counterparts do).   The spending bill is having problems as is the raising of the debt ceiling.
  82. 2021 Monday Q: U.S. Senate News I– The Senate Republicans are in lockstep against voting for the Democrats’ massive spending package, one that will cost the U.S. 5.3 million jobs and add another $3.5 trillion in overall debt to the American people.  As Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer, DS-NY, tried to pass a temporary spending bill through, by a vote of 48-50, the bill went down to smoldering defeat.  “Cryin’ Chuck” was in a state of shock believing he had the necessary votes to pass this garbage bill through to fruition.
  83. 2021 Monday R: Popular Culture News– The Rolling Stones[xvii] have opened their North American tour and are paying homage to the late, great Charlie Watts, their drummer.  In other news, R & B singer R. Kelly found himself convicted in his sex trafficking case.  Will he go to the slammer, or will he be given a slap on the wrist?  Next, singer Rihanna has upset her fellow leftists by being seen wearing a t-shirt with the slogan, THINK WHILE IT’S STILL LEGAL” emblazoned across the front.  Good for you.
  84. 2021 Monday S: Sports News I– In tonight’s Monday Night Football matchup, the Eagles went to Dallas to play the Cowboys.  The Cowboys (2-1-0) clobbered the hapless Eagles (1-2-0) by a final score of 41-21.  Whoa.
  85. 2021 Monday T: Moron News I– After a big show last week of two ‘View’ hosts being yanked off the set prior to the arrival of “Kooky Kamala” Harris due to ‘positive COVID-19 tests,’ the two skanks returned to the show today.  Apparently, the tests were wrong as most of them seem to be.  It would be awesome if all of the skanks were struck dumb and unable to talk, especially Joy Behar and that stupid dingbat Sunny Hostin.  Talk about a moron!  (Note to Sunny- you don’t need to pancake the makeup on your face- look your age).  In other moron news, ultra-far-leftist Rep. Karen Bass, DS-CA 37th congressional district, announces she is ‘all in running for mayor of Los Angeles.’  Wow.
  86. 2021 Monday U: California Lottery Results-Powerball Monday Night Draw– here are the results for the Powerball Draw #890 with a jackpot of $545 million up for grabs: 21, 22, 39, 44, 60, and Power 12.  In California, out of 138,374 winning tickets in the tarnished Golden State, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $37,215 apiece.
  87. 2022 Tuesday: Observation of the Day There is a growing sentiment among Hawaii citizens that President Donald J. Trump is better for the nation than the head of cauliflower currently inhabiting the White House- fraudulently, I would say.  When Trump was president, many Aloha State voters fell victim to the negative spin the Democrats twirled before our eyes and ears about how bad he was (although I, your host, never believed that).  Now, under the control of the corrupt politician and his cronies running our nation, many voters in the state no longer believe it and that is why Democrats are crossing the Great Divide and becoming Republicans.  Friends, we are working hard to save our state and should you care to help us, make sure you to donate to the Hawaii GOP.  We would love to see President Donald J. Trump come to our beautiful island chain and hold a rally the likes of which has never been seen.  He could hold it Aloha Stadium in Honolulu on a Saturday night after the big swap meet.  It would be so ono.  Chef Lilah Paulikovich.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0965 a 20” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Calistoga Cottage.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next album from Cheap Trick is the one that pushed them across the finish line as far as being superstars.  On February 19, 1994, Cheap Trick released their next live album, “Budokan II.”  This album features more of the tracks that were left off the original album.  This is perhaps one of the all-time best live albums to come out of the 1970’s and would be up there with “Frampton Comes Alive” as a mega-seller.  Once again, the lineup is the same quartet of Rick Nielsen (guitars, backing vocals), Robin Zander (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Tom Petersson (bass, backing vocals), and Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion).  We hope that everyone will visit their favorite site for the absolute best in rock music and will then add it to your never-ending, forever-growing collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-approved music and DVDs- you will be glad you did.

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[i] 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.

[ii] See previous.

[iii] The boxing record of Ezzard Charles is not as easy to come by as is that of Joe Louis.  We recommend you visit this site for the details: BoxRec: Ezzard Charles.

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

[v] We look forward to the day we begin promoting the music of Metallica.

[vi] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  This presentation included the Jefferson Starship, too, of which, the artist was NOT a member.

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] 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.

266. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2022

Every sane American understands that at some point, in order to stop the invasion along our southern border, we will have to employ force, overwhelming force. Let’s take a page out of the Saudi playbook with the Somali pirates and run full-metal jacket tours. Let’s allow high-paying customers to defend our border using a variety of high-powered weapons…

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266. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2022:

Every sane American understands that at some point, in order to stop the invasion along our southern border, we will have to employ force, overwhelming force.  Let’s take a page out of the Saudi playbook with the Somali pirates and run full-metal jacket tours.  Let’s allow high-paying customers to defend our border using a variety of high-powered weapons…

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Tom C. Clark and John Marshall Harlan II; U.S. Attorney General Tom C. Clark; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Roger B. Taney; Alice Cooper featuring Neil Smith, the Allman Brothers Band featuring “Dangerous” Dan Toler, Average White Band featuring Robbie McIntosh, the Grateful Dead featuring Robert Hunter, Iron Butterfly featuring Ron Bushy, the Jefferson Starship featuring Peter Kaukonen, the Lovin’ Spoonful featuring Steve Boone, and Ray Charles:

  1. 63 B.C.: Octavian, aka Caesar Augustus, the first Roman emperor, and great-nephew of Julius Caesar, was born on this date.
  2. 951 Thursday: Otto I becomes king of Italy.
  3. 1719 Saturday: Liechtenstein declares independence from the German empire.
  4. 1779 Thursday: During the Revolutionary War, the American warship Bon Homme Richard, commanded by John Paul Jones, defeated the British warship, HMS Serapis, in battle.
  5. 1780 Saturday: American troops captured British spy, John Andre, along with papers revealing Benedict Arnold’s plot to surrender West Point to the British. 
  6. 1806 Tuesday: The Lewis and Clark Expedition returned to St. Louis more than two years after setting out for the Pacific Northwest.
  7. 1816 Monday: In Livermore, Maine, future 25th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne is born.   First a Whig and then Republican, he would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 05, 1869, to March 16, 1869.  He then became minister to France and served in that post from March 23, 1869, to September 05, 1877.
  8. 1833 Monday: The 12th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Roger B. Taney assumed his office on this date.  First a federalist and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until June 25, 1834, and then became the 5th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  9. 1845 Tuesday: Alexander Joy Cartwright of New York formed the Knickerbocker Base Ball Club on this date. It was the first official baseball team in the United States.
  10. 1846 Wednesday: German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle identified Neptune as a planet.
  11. 1857 Wednesday: During a storm in the Gulf of Finland, the Russian warship, Leffort, disappears with the loss of 826 sailors and officers.
  12. 1862 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation undergoes publication in Northern newspapers.
  13. 1863 Wednesday: The Confederate Siege of Chattanooga, Tennessee, begins on this date.
  14. 1889 Monday: Nitendo underwent founding in Kyoto, Japan, as a playing card company on this date.
  15. 1899 Saturday: In Dallas, TX, the 86th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom C. Clark is born.  President Harry S. Truman would nominate the Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Frank Murphy.  Clark served from August 19, 1949, to June 12, 1967.  Prior to this, Clark served his country as its 59th U.S. Attorney General.  In this role, AG Clark would serve under President Harry S. Truman from June 27, 1945, until July 26, 1949, before moving up to SCOTUS.   
  16. 1912 Monday: Max Sennett released his first keystone short subject, a “split reel” of two comedies both featuring Mabel Normand and Fred Sterling (“Cohen collects a Debt” and “The Water Nymph”).
  17. 1913 Tuesday: During the First Balkan War, Serbian troops march into Albania and subjugate it.
  18. 1926 Thursday: Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 rounds to win the NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  With the loss, Dempsey saw his pro record go to 62-5-9-6 while that of Tunney went to 77-1-4-1.
  19. 1930 Tuesday: Johannes Ostermeier patented flash bulbs on this date.  Elsewhere, in Albany, Georgia, future famed musical legend- Ray Charles- is born.  Happy birthday, Ray!
  20. 1932 Friday: The House of Saud founded the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on this date.
  21. 1938 Friday: British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain flies to Munich to meet with Adolf Hitler.
  22. 1939 Saturday: Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, died in London at age 83.
  23. 1942 Wednesday: The Auschwitz Death Camp commences experimental gassings to find the right way to murder millions of people.  Meanwhile, the Russians launch a major counter-offensive at Stalingrad to drive the Germans out of the city.
  24. 1943 Thursday: Steve Boone, future bassist/vocalist with the American rock band, the Lovin’ Spoonful[i], was born in Camp Lejeune, N.C., on this date.  
  25. 1945 Sunday: Ron Bushy, future drummer of the psychedelic rock band, Iron Butterfly, is born in Washington, D.C.  Likewise, future guitarist with the Jefferson Starship[ii] 1970 / 1974 / 1994-95—Peter Kaukonen—was born on this date in Washington, D.C., too.
  26. 1947 Tuesday: Future drummer with the original Alice Cooper[iii] band, Neil Smith, is born in Akron, Ohio, on this date.
  27. 1948 Thursday: Future guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[iv]— “Dangerous” Dan Toler—is born in Connersville, Indiana, on this date.
  28. 1949 Friday: President Harry S. Truman announced there was evidence that the Soviet Union had recently conducted a nuclear test explosion.  The test occurred on August 29, 1949.
  29. 1951 Sunday: The West Coast received the first transcontinental telecast on this date.  CBS-TV broadcast the show, “Crusade for Freedom” from New York City.  Meanwhile, the first transcontinental television sporting event occurred on this date.  The Marciano-Walcott fight appeared in 49 theaters in 31 cities.  
  30. 1952 Tuesday: Republican Senator Richard M. Nixon salvaged his vice-presidential nomination by appearing live on television to refute allegations of improper campaign fundraising.  The nation would come to know his speech as the “Checkers Speech,” because of Nixon’s on-air reference to the family pet, a dog named “Checkers.”  Meanwhile, heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano scores a KO of “Jersey Joe” Walcott at the 43 second mark in the 13th round in a scheduled 15-round championship bout.  Marciano won the NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring magazine heavyweight titles of the world.  With the win, Marciano’s record went to 43-0 while that of “Jersey Joe” went to 49-19-1.  This was the first pay television sporting event, which the nation saw in 49 theaters in 31 states.
  31. 1953 Wednesday: “The Robe” premiered in Hollywood a week following its premiere in New York.  The 20th Century Fox movie’s producers filmed the movie using the Cinemascope wide-screen process. 
  32. 1955 Friday: A jury in Sumner, Miss., acquitted two white men, Roy Bryant, and J.W. Milam of murdering black teenager Emmett Till.  However, the two POS later admitted to the crime in an interview with Look magazine.  Hope they burn in hell.
  33. 1957 Monday: Nine black students who had entered the Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas had to withdraw because of a white mob outside. 
  34. 1962 Sunday: In New York City, Philharmonic Hall, which, the city later renamed Avery Fisher Hall, formally opened on this date.  It was the first part of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts to open.  Elsewhere, the Hannah-Barbara cartoon, “The Jetsons”—an animated cartoon about a space-age family, premiered as the ABC Television network’s first color program.
  35. 1964 Wednesday: Russian-born artist Marc Chagall unveiled the new ceiling painting of the Paris Opera House on this date.
  36. 1971 Thursday: The 89th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan II left the bench today.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Harlan to fill the seat of Democratic Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson.  Harlan served from March 17, 1955, until today.
  37. 1973 Sunday: Ex- Argentine President Juan Peron won a landslide election victory that returned him to power; the electorate also voted his wife, Isabel, vice-president.
  38. 1974 Monday: In Los Angeles, California, drummer for the Average White Band[v]—Robbie McIntosh—died from a heroin overdose on this date; he was 24 years old.
  39. 1978 Saturday: 100,000 cheering Egyptians welcome Anwar Sadat home from the Camp David Summit in America.
  40. 1983 Friday: South African Gerrie Coetzee scores a knockout of Michael
    Dynamite” Dokes in the 10th round to win the heavyweight championship of the world.
  41. 1984 Sunday: San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Joe Montana, misses his first start in 49 games.
  42. 1986 Tuesday: Japanese newspapers quoted Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone as saying that minorities lowered the “intelligence level” of America.
  43. 1990 Sunday: Iraq publicly threatened to destroy Middle Eastern oil fields and to attack Israel if any nation tried to force it from Kuwait.  Once Desert Storm began, Saddam would begin firing missiles into Saudi Arabia and Israel but it would do him no good- the world would drive the thug out of Kuwait and back to his lair.
  44. 1991 Monday: U.N. weapons inspectors find documents detailing Iraq’s secret nuclear weapons program.  The find in Baghdad triggered a standoff with authorities in Iraq.
  45. 1993 Thursday: After a parliamentary vote in South Africa, the government allowed blacks in South Africa a role in the new government.  Elsewhere, the Israeli parliament ratified the Israel-PLO accord.  
  46. 1997 Tuesday: The Seattle Mariners break the record for the most homeruns in a season, 258.
  47. 1999 Thursday: The Mars Climate Orbiter apparently burned up as it attempted to go into orbit around the Red Planet.
  48. 2001 Sunday: President George W. Bush returned the American flag to full staff at Camp David, symbolically ending a period of national mourning following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
  49. 2002 Monday: Governor Gray Davis signed a law-making California the first state to offer workers paid family leave.   
  50. 2005 Friday: Hurricane Rita, down to a Category 3, steamed toward refinery towns along the Texas-Louisiana coast, creating havoc even before she arrived; levee breaks caused new flooding in New Orleans, and 23 people died when a bus carrying nursing home evacuees caught fire in Texas.   
  51. 2008 Tuesday: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accused what he called “a few bullying powers” of trying to thwart his country’s peaceful nuclear program and declared in a speech before the U.N. General Assembly that “the American empire” was nearing collapse.”  Ahmadinejad is a worthless POS.
  52. 2009 Wednesday: A gun battle between U.S. Border Patrol agents and Mexican human smugglers shuts down the San Ysidro border crossing.  Meanwhile, President Barack Obama[vi] addressed the U.N. General Assembly, where he challenged world leaders (what a flipping putz, Obama was) to shoulder more of the globe’s critical burdens, warning they could no longer castigate the United States as a go-it-alone bully while still demanding it cure all ills.  (Note: Barack Obama was the first noncitizen to become president of the United States).
  53. 2011 Friday: For the second day in a row, global stock markets fall as fears of a deepening fiscal crisis grow.
  54. 2013 Monday: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he will allow U.N. weapons inspectors access to chemical weapons sites; however, the rebels block access to those sites.  Meanwhile, after 20 consecutive years of losing, the Pittsburgh Pirates clinched at least a National League wild card when they beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 and Washington lost to St. Louis 4-3.  Their year ended, however, as they lost to the St. Louis Cardinals in a division series that went the full five games.
  55. 2014 Tuesday: Suleiman Abu Ghayth, son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, is sentenced in the U.S. to life in prison for providing support to al-Qaeda after the 9/11 attacks; Abu Ghayth commented that hundreds of young Muslims would rise because of his imprisonment.
  56. 2015 Wednesday:  Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi pardons 100 prisoners, including two Al-Jazeera journalists.  The two journalists had just received three-year stints for spreading ‘false news.’    
  57. 2016 Friday: Teeny-bopper Shawn Mendes[vii] goes No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Top 200 album charts with the release of his new album, “Illuminate.”
  58. 2017 Saturday: Substantial amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico to help communities still without fresh water, fuel, electricity, or phone service in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump withdraws the invitation for the Golden State Warriors to visit the White House after Step Curry made some negative remarks about the president and said he did not want to attend.  Step- you’re a loser.
  59. 2018 Sunday:  New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees becomes the all-time greatest pass leader, surpassing Brett Favre’s record of 6,300 completions.  The 39-year-old quarterback set the new record with a 17-yard pass to Michael Thomas in a game in which the Saints beat the Atlanta Falcons by a final score of 43-37.  Across the globe in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches “Modicare,” FREE healthcare for 500 million people, the world’s largest healthcare program.  Note- just because YOU have healthcare does not mean it’s quality healthcare.   
  60. 2019 Monday: Famed lyricist for the Grateful Dead- Robert Hunter- died at age 78 at his home in San Rafael, California.  Meanwhile, in New York City, climate ‘hacktivist’ Greta Thunberg[viii] scolds world leaders at the UN Climate Action Summit telling them, “How dare you!” for not doing enough to combat global warming.  Folks, this poor, poor child is indoctrinated, her mind is as warped as were members of the Hitler Jugend in Nazi Germany.  Someone somewhere please de-program this poor girl.
  61. 2020 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate is busy today what holding the confirmation hearings for Acting Homeland Security Director Chad Wolf as well as the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee’s hearings on COVID-19 and how the fight is going here in the United States.  FDA boss Dr. Stephen Hahn told the committee that the ‘Food and Drug Administration will not approve or authorize an Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine until medical professionals feel it is safe enough to distribute to their own families.’  Debate continues as to how soon we will have the vaccine available.  We will wait and see.  Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin’s Russia continues braying they have a Chinese Virus vaccine and are going to distribute it.  Folks, a Fox News Channel poll suggests that 35-percent of Americans won’t get the vaccine when it’s available (thanks to goobers like “Pro-China Joe” Biden and losers like Kooky Kamala saying they WON’T get it ‘cos we don’t trust the Orange Man).  Friends, IF the Russkies have a vaccine, it’s going to be as beneficial as Novichok so avoid anything coming out of the former Soviet Union.
  62. 2020 Wednesday A: Deceased U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in repose at the Supreme Court building, this being her first day.  She will lie there tomorrow and will then- on Friday- become the first woman ever to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol.  Sobbing mobs of North Korean-like followers stumble past her lifeless body paying their respects as though she is some sort of despot laid out and everyone ordered to turn out to make it seem as though she had an amazing following.  The Dems, after all, demand WE MUST RESPECT HER ‘FINAL’ WISHES that another president besides #45 nominate her replacement.   
  63. 2020 Wednesday B: Meanwhile, President Trump is honoring the surviving veterans of the Bay of Pigs fiasco of the early 1960s when President John F. Kennedy made a half-assed attempt at toppling Cuban communist dictator Fidel Castro.  God bless you guys!  Elsewhere, Democratic senators are wailing and whining that ‘GOP senators have promised to vote for whomever the replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg sight unseen will be.’  Wah, wah, wah: LOOK- Dems, you are already vilifying whomever the nominee is going to be sight unseen so STFU!  This means YOU, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-CT.  Enough is enough!
  64. 2020 Wednesday C: In order to placate angry mobs of Black Lives Matter and Antifa goons, Uncle Ben’s rice is changing its name AND removing its iconic image.  The new name will be “Ben’s Original.”  So long, Ben, you and Aunt Jemima can now spend the rest of your days on vacation.  We love you!  Elsewhere, Louisville, Kentucky, continues bracing for possible mob violence once the Grand Jury’s report into the untimely demise of Breonna Taylor at the hands of city cops hits newsstands.  Look, we believe that had they NOT had a NO KNOCK WARRANT and had Taylor’s boyfriend not started slinging lead at the cops, she would be alive today, plain, and simple.  The boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, played a major role in this fiasco so folks, stop with the mob violence.   Update: The Grand Jury indicts Officer Brett Hankison on three counts of wanton endangerment.  We shall see what we shall see… Second update: Antifa and Black Lives Matter seen unloading riot gear from a U-Haul truck 15 minutes away from the grand jury site.  Trouble on the way- expect out of control violent mob riots by sundown.
  65. 2020 Wednesday D: Billionaire neo-leftist Michael Bloomberg, former candidate for the 2020 Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination finds himself in a brewing S-storm over his personal paying of the fines of 32,000 felons of color in exchange for them voting Democrat on November 3.  This is an example of a quid pro quo that might get the billionaire member of the #MeToo Club into legal trouble.  Go for it, Florida Department of Justice! 
  66. 2020 Wednesday E: Meanwhile, a U.S. Senate committee chaired by Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, finds both former Vice President “Pro-China Joe” Biden and his son, the erstwhile Hunter, culpable of wrongdoing in the Ukraine.  This alone should drive the senile elder Biden from the race and send his son to prison for engaging in corruption, self-enrichment, and possible crimes.  Finally, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom announces that by 2035, NO MORE GAS-FUELED cars and trucks will be sold.  He claims this will improve the environment of the state.  Question, Governor Newsom: where will the power for these vehicles originate?  Wind and solar farms?  You are trying to lay off massive taxes on renewable energy sources in November so WTF is wrong with you?
  67. 2020 Wednesday F: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 31,759,233 confirmed cases, UP by 306,185 cases, 973,904 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,557 deaths, and 21,811,742 confirmed recoveries, UP by 228,075 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 7,025,624 confirmed cases, UP by 57,398 new cases, 205,066 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,620 new deaths, and 3,858,625 confirmed recoveries, UP by 98,768 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt motherf**kers).  Now that Mo is living in Israel, here are the numbers for that nation: 204,690 confirmed cases, 1,325 confirmed deaths, and 144,963 confirmed recoveries.
  68. 2020 Wednesday G: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 796,500 confirmed cases, 15,273 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 11,689 confirmed cases, 122 confirmed deaths, and 5,125 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 87,283 confirmed cases, 2,163 confirmed deaths, but like California, the palooka-faced governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Colorado: 66,740 confirmed number of cases, 2,035 confirmed deaths, but no mention of the confirmed number of recoveries- thank you, Governor Jared Polis for being another Democratic POS and remaining mum on this figure.  Smoking too much pot, there, son?  Speaking of the Wuhan Virus Crisis, Johnson & Johnson announce that they are in the final stage of trials in their development of a vaccine for the Chinese Virus.  Thank you!
  69. 2020 Wednesday H: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,763.13, DOWN a whopping 525.05 points (-1.92%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,632.99, DOWN 330.65 points (-3.02%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,236.92, DOWN 78.65 points (-2.37%).  The price of GOLD is $1,866.20 per troy oz., -2.20 (-0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $22.55 per troy ounce, -0.555 (-2.40%).  The price of PLATINUM is $838.00 per troy oz, -5.00 (-0.59%) while the price of COPPER is $2.97 per pound, 0.0275 (-0.92%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,227.00 per troy oz, -6.00 (-0.27%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $39.50 per barrel, -0.43 (-1.08%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.82 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.86 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 22.41.
  70. 2020 Wednesday I: Sadly, famed Chicago Bears running back Gale Sayers is dead at age 77.   Meanwhile, Tucker Carlson on his show, Tucker Carlson Tonight, reports that the Hearst Corporation (it would have to be the king of yellow journalism) is among the big billionaire donors to the mob violence we see going on around the country.  He also reports that scumbags such as Palestinian jihadi and misogynist Linda Sarsour is urging the young leftists to ‘burn it all down.’   He also reports that the city of Seattle, Washington, now is paying a pimp- a human trafficker- the sum of $150,000 per year to consult on how to keep the streets ‘safe.’
  71. 2020 Wednesday J: EVIL CHI-COM NEWSWe now know that a recent report condemns the Chi-Coms for their behavior in occupied Tibet, a Buddhist country and one they have kept imprisoned in their orbit for decades, enslaving the people, forcing them to surrender their culture, their language, and their ways under threat of violence and death.  The Chi-Coms swear this ‘not so, Joe,’ but we know the fascist government in Beijing is cruel, trying to force the Tibetan people to become ‘good Chinese.’  Time to start nuking the commies.
  72. 2020 Wednesday K: Update on Louisville, Kentucky, the violent, out-of-control Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs have shot and wounded two police officers, are running amok though the city, trying to storm the mayor’s home, the hospital where the injured cops are being treated, and threatening all manner of other atrocities such as murdering cops.  Chi-Coms, WE KNOW you are behind this anarchy, and you will indeed pay for your crimes.  
  73. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 231,385,937 confirmed cases, +549,563, 4,742,562 confirmed deaths, +10,940 and 208,052,756 confirmed recoveries, +516,556. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 43,532,491 confirmed cases, UP 129,562 from yesterday’s reporting, 702,978 confirmed deaths, UP 3,242, [ix] and 33,033,525 confirmed recoveries, UP 86,978. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]   
  74. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 386,802 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 17,276 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  75. 2021 Thursday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,585,388 confirmed cases, 68,560 confirmed deaths, and 2,418,952 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,577,051 confirmed cases, 53,105 confirmed deaths, and 2,512,363 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 76,966 confirmed cases, 738 confirmed deaths, and 76,288 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 640,696 confirmed cases, 7,492 confirmed deaths, and 266,771 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Michigan: they have 1,125,564 confirmed cases, 22,127 confirmed deaths, and 906,096 confirmed recoveries. [xi]  
  76. 2021 Thursday B: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,254,351 confirmed cases, 7,611 confirmed deaths, and 1,180,403 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Samoa, 221st area on the list: 3 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 3 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  77. 2021 Thursday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,764.82, UP 506.50 points (+1.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,052.24, UP 155.40 points (+1.04%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,448.98, UP 53.34 points (+1.21%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.08 per barrel, -0.22 (-0.30%).  The price of GOLD is $1,751.30 per troy oz., +1.40 (+0.09%) while the price of SILVER is $22.65 per troy ounce, -0.03 (-0.15%).  The price of PLATINUM is $981.00 per troy oz, -16.00 (-1.30%) while the price of COPPER is $4.21 per pound, -0.02 (-0.39%). [xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $1,994.26 per troy oz., +13.41 (+0.68%). The price of RHODIUM is $13,700.00 per troy oz., +950.00 (+7.45%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $782,500.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,889.50 per USD/T, -67.50 (-2.28%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.06    In North Korean Won, one greenback equals 899.98 and in Kuwaiti Dinar, a buck equal 0.30 and in Angolan Kwanza, one dollar equals 610.33 of theirs. [xv]        
  78. 2021 Thursday D: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have dropped to $4.387 per gallon, $3.082 in Florida, $4.071 in Hawaii, and $3.858 in Washington state. [xvi]    Let us look at one other Louisiana: $2.900.  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- Portugal: $7.413 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,796,188,924,098 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Saudi Arabia 1, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Saudi Arabia 2 with $136 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  79. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– As all hell continues breaking loose down on the southern border, today is Day No. 182 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the mess and Day No. 89 since her singular visit to the border.  What the Biden regime did do, however, was to strip away the Border Patrol’s main asset- their horses.  After video appeared of Border Patrol agents trying to corral the Haitian Invasion going on down there while on horseback, the left immediately began screeching about RACISM and SLAVERY and everything else they love crowing about. Next, here are the numbers as presented by OAN, first the cost of caring for this riffraff for just this day: $508,967,648.  Next, here is the cost of caring for the invaders for the year 2021: $290,920,005,632.  Third, here is the number of illegals who crossed the border this year: 2,981,697.  Finally, here is the conservative low estimate of illegals living in the country now: 2,981,696. (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  80. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– As the border crisis continues going from bad to worse, the highly esteemed Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell said today that the ‘border crisis is a textbook example of failed leadership.’  In other Biden border catastrophe news, U.S. Special Envoy Daniel Foote- the man in charge of Haiti- threw in the towel and resigned over his boss, Joe Biden’s failed handling of the HAITIAN INVASION.  Speaking of the ongoing disaster that could be easily fixed if only the Biden regime was not committed to carrying out the REPLACEMENT THEORY- replacing American voters with the dregs of the Third World- Rep. Ralph Norman, R-SC 5th congressional district, said today that the Biden regime is ‘tone deaf’ on the border.
  81. 2021 Thursday H: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $44.19 (2) AstraZeneca $59.48 (3) Johnson & Johnson $164.86 (4) BioNTech $352.99 (5) Moderna $454.60.
  82. 2021 Thursday I: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $86.75 (2) General Dynamics: $196.75 (3) Boeing: $221.10 (4) Lockheed Martin: $344.20 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $350.91.
  83. 2021 Thursday J: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $34.92 (2) DuPont: $68.90 (3) Honeywell: $219.70 (4) 3M: $181.53 (5) Teijen: $1609.00.
  84. 2021 Thursday K: Artificial (Fake) Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $112.88 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.15 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $26.45.
  85. : Political News I– In a national embarrassment, so-called ‘climate czar’ John F. Kerry says he is more worried about the Chi-Coms ‘doing their part’ fighting climate change than he is about their innumerable human rights abuses.  In other Democratic Party news, the Dems are going berserk as the bill they plan on pushing tomorrow to counter the Texas ban on abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, Senator Susan Collins, R-ME, says she won’t support their bill.  The Dems are going into a tailspin, the Pro-Death losers.
  86. 2021 Thursday M: Political News II– In other pathetic Democratic Party news, after the White House said that it was looking for a private contractor to provide care for members of the HAITIAN INVASION in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the White House had to then rush out and say, “Oh, no, we aren’t going to send our beloved Haitian illegals to Gitmo.’  Wow.  Meanwhile, as things continue going from bad to worse for the Biden regime, the Wall Street Journal says that troubling questions regarding Hunter Biden’s art sales continue to increase.  Oh, say it ain’t so!  Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-PA 14th congressional district, said of Hunter Biden and the regime that ‘hypocrisy is rich when it comes to the first son.’  Next- and this is a shock to us as much as it is to country star Lee Greenwood, Joe Biden is going to remove the beloved entertainer from the Arts Council all because he performed for President Donald J. Trump.  WOW.  How flipping petty!  Finally, the feds are going to pay a Florida school district $150,000 because it refuses to follow “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis order banning mask mandates in the state’s public schools.  Wow to that, too.
  87. 2021 Thursday N: Sports News I– In tonight’s Thursday Night Football Game, the Carolina Panthers easily defeated the Houston Texans by a final score of 24-9.
  88. 2022 Friday: Observation of the Day On Tuesday, our nation hit a record never before seen in the history of the nation: 2 million illegal alien encounters on the U.S.-Mexico border and those are just the ones we’ve apprehended.  This is unsustainable, something we cannot permit and I am going to offer a solution.  Remember when the Saudis were offering high-priced boat tours along the coastline of Somalia?  About a decade or more ago, Somali pirates were wreaking havoc on commercial shipping and the navies of the world attempted to stop it.  However, maintaining naval and air assets in the area was costly and so they fell off as time progressed.  The Saudis would take their passengers aboard yachts and provide them with all manner of automatic weapons, ammo, and whatever else was required to kill pirates and then would like in wait, awaiting the inevitable speedboats full of crazed, drug-addled pirates parting the waves towards them.  Once within firing range, the passengers would light the f**king scum up, riddling the pirates with high-powered bullets and sending their boats to the bottom of the sea.  While some people called it ‘evil,’ others called it ‘necessary’ and over the last 5, 6, maybe even 7 years, we have heard little to nothing about ‘Somali pirates.’  Folks, let’s do something similar along the border.  At some point- and everyone understands this– we are going to have to begin shooting the invaders.  The longer we postpone the inevitable, the more it’s going to cost the American taxpayers.  I say, we begin running tours for people seeking to improve their shooting skills and to do what the f**king government will NOT do and that is to DEFEND THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.  Hell, we might even allow the wealthiest customers to use vintage World War II tanks, imagine the revenues that would provide our cash-strapped government.  Let me know your opinion.  Thanks- Chef Kilgore Randalini.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0961 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Mood.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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On April 12, 1988, Cheap Trick returned to fore with their next album- “Lap of Luxury”- their most successful since “Dream Police” of nearly a decade before.  Besides featuring Rick Nielsen (lead and rhythm guitars, backing vocals), Robin Zander (lead vocals, rhythm guitars, and synthesizers), and Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion), Tom Petersson (bass and backing vocals), had returned home.  The Epic label was determined that Cheap Trick was going to have a ‘number one hit’ seeing as how they had not had a bona fide hit in eons, the label demanded they bring in outside songwriters which must have been somewhat insulting to Rick Nielsen, the principal songwriter.  Still, they had a NUMBER ONE HIT- their ONLY number one- in “The Flame.”  Considered a controversial number in the history of the band because feelings towards it were mixed, it is a FABULOUS TUNE and we love it.  It resurrected the group and most fans are onboard with it.  Add to that the cover of Elvis Presley’s “Don’t Be Cruel” and the delightful “Ghost Town” and one can see why we give this album the ringing endorsement that we do.  Seek it out and add it to your ever-growing collection of the absolute best in rock music- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began promoting the music of the Lovin’ Spoonful on Saturday, 14-September-2013 and concluded the presentation on Tuesday, 24-September-2013.  Please check them out and add them to your growing CD collection- they are one of the greats.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Starship beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  This presentation included the Jefferson Airplane, too, of which, the artist was NOT a member.  His brother was the lead guitarist for the Airplane.

[iii] We hope to offer the music of Alice Cooper one day so please keep posted until we do.  We think you will appreciate them, especially the original band.

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

[v] 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.

[vi] Barack Obama most likely was born in Kenya as many sources claim and therefore an illegal president.,

[vii] We won’t be doing the music of Shawn Mendes.  We only do serious musicians.

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xiv] 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.

265. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2022

Forty-three years ago today, the mysterious Vela Incident occurred in the southern South Atlantic where a double flash nuclear detonation occurred. While everyone believes that South Africa or Israel were the likely culprits, we believe it was Taiwan conducting an underwater detonation. Woe to any Chi-Com invasion fleet…

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265. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2022:

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Forty-three years ago today, the mysterious Vela Incident occurred in the southern South Atlantic where a double flash nuclear detonation occurred.  While everyone believes that South Africa or Israel were the likely culprits, we believe it was Taiwan conducting an underwater detonation.  Woe to any Chi-Com invasion fleet…

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Harold Hitz Burton; U.S. Secretaries of State John Quincy Adams and Henry Kissinger; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William J. Duane; U.S. Secretary of War William W. Belknap; Deep Purple featuring David Coverdale and Coverdale-(Jimmy) Page:

  1. 530 Friday: Boniface II begins his reign as the 55th Roman Catholic Pope as the 54th Roman Catholic Pope St. Felix IV ends his reign.  However, rebellious cardinals in the Eastern Roman Empire elect Antipope Dioscore to compete him.  His reign only lasted 22 days due to his death.
  2. 1168 Sunday: The reign of the 170.2nd Roman Catholic Antipope Paschal III ends on this date.  Elected in opposition to Pope Alexander III, Paschall III served from April 28, 1164.
  3. 1503 Tuesday: Pius III- the 215th Roman Catholic pontiff- picks up his Holy Cross on this date.  He guides his global flock from today until October 18, 1503- a short reign of just 26 days.
  4. 1692 Monday: The final person in the witchcraft trials at Salem, Massachusetts, goes to the gallows.
  5. 1735 Thursday: Robert Walpole is the first British prime minister to live at 10 Downing Street in London. 
  6. 1774 Thursday: After a reign of five years and 126 days, the reign of Pope Clement XIV ends.  He first became pontiff on May 19, 1769 and led his flock from then until today.
  7. 1776 Sunday: During the Revolutionary War, the British in New York hanged Captain Nathan Hale, 21, for being a spy.
  8. 1784 Wednesday: Russian trappers establish a colony on Kodiak Island, Alaska.
  9. 1789 Tuesday: Congress authorizes the office of postmaster general.
  10. 1792 Saturday: The citizens of the nation proclaimed the French Republic.
  11. 1817 Monday: The 8th U.S. Secretary of State John Quincy Adams assumed office on this date.  First a Federalist, then a Democratic-Republican, then a National Republican, then an Anti-Masonic, and finally a Whig, he served under President James Monroe from today until March 04, 1825.
  12. 1829 Tuesday: In Newburgh, N.Y., future 30th U.S. Secretary of War William W. Belknap is born.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from October 25, 1869, to March 02, 1876.
  13. 1833 Sunday: The 11th U.S. Treasury Secretary William J. Duane left office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from May 29, 1833, until today.
  14. 1862 Monday: President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation declaring that ALL slaves held in rebel states should be free as of January 01, 1863.
  15. 1903 Tuesday: Italo Marchionni received a patent for the ice cream cone on this date.
  16. 1908 Tuesday: Bulgaria declares independence from the Ottoman Empire.
  17. 1911 Friday: Pitcher Cy Young, 44, gained his 511th and final career win as he hurled a 1-0 shutout for the Boston Rustlers against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Forbes Field.
  18. 1914 Tuesday: During World War I, a single German submarine sunk three British cruisers resulting in the loss of 1,400 British sailors.  This horrendous attack alerted the British Admiralty to the effectiveness of submarine warfare.
  19. 1922 Friday: Congress passed, and President Warren G. Harding signed the Cable Act, which allowed an American woman to retain her U.S. citizenship following marriage to a foreigner, provided the husband proved eligible for American citizenship.
  20. 1927 Thursday: Gene Tunney successfully defended his heavyweight boxing championship in the famous “Long Count” fight in Chicago, Illinois.
  21. 1938 Thursday: The musical comedy “Hellzapoppin’” starring Ole Johnson and Chic Johnson began a three-year run-on Broadway.
  22. 1945 Saturday: The 84th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Harold Hitz Burton assumed his position on the high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Harry S. Truman nominated Burton to fill the seat of Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts, a Republican.  Burton served from today until October 13, 1958.
  23. 1949 Thursday: The Soviet Union exploded its first atomic bomb.
  24. 1950 Friday: Omar N. Bradley was promoted to the rank of five-star general, joining an elite group that included Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall, and Henry H. “Hap” Arnold.
  25. 1951 Saturday: David Coverdale, the future vocalist of Whitesnake[i] and Deep Purple[ii], is born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire, England, on this date.
  26. 1955 Thursday: On this date, heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano knocked out Archie Moore in the 9th round of their championship fight.  Elsewhere, commercial television commenced in Great Britain on this date with the stipulation that ONLY 6 minutes of ads could appear each hour as well as NO TV on Sunday morning.
  27. 1959 Tuesday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev arrived in Iowa for a two-day stopover, during which he visited a corn farm, held talks with former Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson and ate his first hot dog.  Hmmm, was Governor Stevenson ‘colluding’ with the leader of the USSR?  By modern day standards, definitely so.
  28. 1961 Friday: The Interstate Commerce Commission issued rules prohibiting racial discrimination on interstate busses.  Actress Marion Davies died in Los Angeles, California, at age 64.  Finally, President John F. Kennedy signed a congressional act that established the Peace Corps.
  29. 1964 Tuesday: The musical “Fiddler on the Roof” opened on Broadway beginning a run of 3,242 performances.  Meanwhile, on NBC-TV, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E” premieres.
  30. 1969 Monday: Willie Mays hit his 600th career homerun on this date.
  31. 1973 Saturday: The 56th U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger assumed office on this date.  A Republican, the famed foreign policy genius served under President Richard Milhouse Nixon from today until January 20, 1977.
  32. 1975 Monday: Sarah Jane Moore attempted to shoot President Gerald R. Ford outside a San Francisco hotel but missed.  She ended up serving 32 years in prison before winning parole on December 31, 2007.
  33. 1979 Saturday: The so-called ‘Vela Incident’ occurred on this date in the South Atlantic Ocean where a U.S. military satellite monitoring the region picked up a double flash from a possible nuclear weapons test.  Many speculated that Israel, South Africa, France, India, Pakistan, or even the Soviet Union may have been behind the secretive test but the AICPENDBLOG.COM believes Taiwan was the party behind it and why not?  Knowing that when the Chi-Coms on the mainland pulled themselves out of their self-inflicted slime being the communist thugs that they are, they might come-calling on Taiwan after they reabsorbed Hong Kong and Macao and added them to their other conquered kingdom, Tibet.  While no one knows who the party was conducting the test, we believe Taiwan is and has been an undeclared nuclear power.  They do have nuclear reactors and the expertise to carry out such an operation.  Woe to any Chi-Com invasion fleet.  
  34. 1980 Monday: The war in the Persian Gulf between Iran and Iraq erupted into full-scale war that lasted nearly eight years as Iraq occupies part of Iranian territory. 
  35. 1985 Sunday: Rock and country music artists participated in “FarmAid,” a concert staged in Champaign, Illinois, to help the nation’s farmers.
  36. 1986 Monday: President Ronald Reagan addressed the UN General Assembly on this date.  He voiced new hope for ‘arms control’ while blasting the Soviet Union for its arrest of U.S. journalist, Nicholas Daniloff.
  37. 1989 Friday: Songwriter Irving Berlin died in New York City at age 101.  Meanwhile, the Irish Republican Army bombed the Royal Marines School of Music in Deal, Kent, England, killing 11 band members.  The IRA no better than Islamist POS murderers.
  38. 1992 Tuesday: Due to its role in the war between Bosnia-Herzegovina, the U.N. General Assembly expelled Yugoslavia.
  39. 1993 Wednesday: When an Amtrak passenger train fell off a bridge and crashed into Big Bayou Canal near Mobile, Ala., 47 people died.  The incident occurred when a tugboat pilot lost in the fog pushed a barge into the railroad bridge, knocking the tracks 38 inches out of line just minutes before the train arrived and careened over the side.
  40. 1995 Friday: An AWACS plane carrying U.S. and Canadian plane carrying military personnel crashed on takeoff from Elmendorf Air Force Base near Anchorage, Alaska, killing all 24 people aboard.
  41. 1998 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton addressed the United Nations and told world leaders to “end all nuclear tests for all time.”  He then sent the long-delayed global test-ban treaty to the U.S. Senate for its approval and ratification.
  42. 2001 Saturday: President George W. Bush consulted at length with Russian President Vladimir Putin as the United States mustered a military assault on terrorism in the wake of September 11.
  43. 2002 Sunday: Thousands of Palestinians marched to protest Israel’s siege of Yasser Arafat’s headquarters and Israeli troops opened fire on Palestinians who defied the curfew imposed upon them.  Meanwhile the White House drama, “The West Wing” won its third consecutive Emmy award.
  44. 2003 Monday: NATO allies picked Dutch Foreign Minister Jaap de Hoop Scheffer as the alliance’s next secretary-general.
  45. 2008 Monday: The U.S. Mint unveiled the first changes to the penny in 50 years, with Abraham Lincoln’s portrait still on the obverse side but contemporary designs replacing the Lincoln Memorial on the reverse side.
  46. 2009 Tuesday: President Barack Obama, visiting New York, brought together Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for their first face-to-face meeting.
  47. 2013 Sunday: Germany holds its federal elections; Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union Party obtains the most votes since 1990.  Meanwhile, President Barack Obama spoke at a memorial service for the 12 men and women gunned down in the Washington Navy Yard shooting, calling on Americans to raise their voices against gun violence.  Elsewhere, a pair of Sunni jihadist suicide bombers blew themselves up inside a church in Peshawar, Pakistan, murdering 85 Christian worshippers.  That’s Islam for you.
  48. 2014 Monday: The U.S. Treasury is issuing rules to hinder companies from moving their headquarters outside the country to save on taxes; the rules may affect pending deals, such as Burger King’s plan to move to Canada after merging with Tim Horton’s restaurant chain.  Meanwhile, the United States and five Arab nations launched airstrikes against the Islamic State group- aka Daish- in Syria waves of planes and Tomahawk cruise missiles against an array of targets.
  49. 2015 Tuesday:  Pope Francis arrives in the U.S. for his six-day visit with President Barack Hussein Obama[iii] and Vice President Joe Biden there to greet him.  At the other end of the country, Chi-Com leader Xi Jinping arrives in Seattle to begin his first state visit to the United States.  Finally, Volkswagen confesses to having programmed more than 11 million vehicles to alter emission standards info so as to make the vehicles more friendly to the U.S. market.  Shame!
  50. 2016 Thursday: Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer Betty Shelby undergoes charging for having shot an unarmed black man, Terrence Crutcher, fatally.  She finds herself facing manslaughter charges. 
  51. 2017 Friday: As the scale of the damage of Hurricane Maria started to become clearer, Puerto Rican officials said they could not contact more than half of the communities in the U.S. territory, where all power had been knocked out to the island’s 3.4 million people.  Meanwhile, the federal government told election officials in 21 states that hackers had targeted their systems before the 2016 presidential election.  Finally, Senator John McCain declared his opposition to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” the second time in three months McCain had emerged as the destroyer of his party’s signature promise to voters all because of his hatred for President Donald J. Trump.  Roast in hell, Senator.
  52. 2018 Saturday: At a military parade in Ahvaz, Iran, four gunmen open fire on Revolutionary Guard troops marching past killing at least 25 onlookers in the melee.  They are fighting for freedom in the totalitarian dictatorship of Islamist Iran. 
  53. 2019 Sunday: Following yet another leak in which an unnamed White House military aide- later identified at Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman[iv]– said that ‘Donald Trump spoke with the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky about investigating “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s son, Hunter[v], and his financial shenanigans in that former Soviet republic,’ President Trump says, ‘Yeah, I did that.’  He explained the phone call, one he identified as ‘perfect’ and which many others did as well, yet the Democrats would use this event as the catalyst for their failed impeachment of the 45th president after the New Year.
  54. 2020 Tuesday: Utah Senator Mitt Romney came out this morning and announced that he would support President Donald J. Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, the one to replace deceased liberal icon, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ‘as long as he or she is a strict constructionist.’   Conservatives want NO judicial activism which means they want judges who will APPLY the law rather than to CREATE the law or to look at supreme court rulings in OTHER countries for guidance as many liberals have said they do.  Meanwhile, voters continue demanding that former Vice President “Pro-China Joe” Biden release his list of potential Supreme Court justices, an action he continually opposes.  Everyone believes disgruntled gubernatorial loser Stacey Abrams is at the top of his list.   Regarding the court fight to come, mobs of angry Antifa, Black Lives Matter, and other Marxist trash continue protesting outside the homes of Senate Majority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham.  What a bunch of losers, blow them away with water cannons and reestablish law and order.  Finally, President Trump says he will announce his nominee on Saturday.
  55. 2020 Tuesday A: The city of Louisville, Kentucky, enacts a ‘state of emergency’ as it awaits the decision as to whether or not to charge the officers involved in the death of Breonna Taylor with some sort of crime.  As you should recall, law enforcement entered Taylor’s apartment with a NO knock warrant and Taylor’s boyfriend opened fire with a handgun which drew reciprocal fire from the cops, killing Ms. Taylor in the process.  We expect they won’t be charged or fired for simply doing their jobs.  Taylor’s family was the recent recipient of a $12 million settlement.
  56. 2020 Tuesday B: NYPD Police Officer Biamadjie Angwang underwent arrest today on charges of spying for communist China.  Wow.  Almost every day, someone of Chinese extraction or descent is arrested for spying on behalf of China.  One can understand WHY the U.S. government rounded up and interned American Japanese during the early years of World War II.  We had better clean out this nest of Chi-Com snakes AND you DON’T think they commies aren’t colluding with the Democrats?  Please!  Speaking of police matters, Chicago Mayor Lori “Frog Face” Lightfoot, reeling from the destruction of parts of her city which, she gave the green light to, is now going after ALL parking offenders and hammering them with fines.  Tax increases must come from somewhere!
  57. 2020 Tuesday C: A recent PEW Poll says that support for the communist Black Lives Matter movement has plummeted since June, from 67-percent to 55-percent and if you seek the truth, it is much lower than that seeing as how many people tremble in fear at expressing their true feelings.  We believe Black Lives Matter must be eradicated like eradicating venereal disease.  Speaking of mobs, mobs are penetrating the suburbs of New York City and going after citizens.  Keep it up, you ignorant dumb bastards, you continue pushing more and more voters into the Trump camp.
  58. 2020 Tuesday D:  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces the rollback of the lifting of restrictions seeing as how cases of the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever-Flu are going back UP.  Thank you, Chi-Coms for infecting the world.  It is time the world returns to the Two-China Policy or better yet, recognize Taiwan as the LEGITIMATE China and the Chi-Coms as the CRIMINAL CHINA.
  59. 2020 Tuesday E: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 31,444,163 confirmed cases, UP by 262,381 cases, 967,305 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,039 deaths, and 21,551,157 confirmed recoveries, UP by 250,656 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 6,968,226 confirmed cases, UP by 35,909 new cases, 203,446 confirmed deaths, UP by 464 new deaths, and 3,759,857 confirmed recoveries, UP by 36,282 new recoveries.  We believe if the authorities would share the TRUE percentages of deaths per number of those with the disease- instead of making everyone who might have the Wuhan Flu in their system but did not cause their deaths- known, there would be LESS fear.  It is also clear that misreporting the news has Americans believing at least 30 million Americans (“Pro-China Joe” Biden says 200,000,000)- OR MORE- have died from Xi Jinping’s Chi-Com Flu which is not true which was said a week ago, so it shows misinformation is doing its job among the gullible and ill-informed citizenry.
  60. 2020 Tuesday F: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 793,737 confirmed cases, 15,126 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 11,590 confirmed cases, 120 confirmed deaths, and 4,888 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 86,889 confirmed cases, 2,137 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 455,938 confirmed number of cases, 32,690 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.   The governor of New York, the drooling moron Andrew Cuomo continues trying to blame President Donald J. Trump for all the deaths when he is the one who sent Bat Flu-infected people into rest homes where the most vulnerable people are, uh, we mean, were. PUT CUOMO ON TRIAL! 
  61. 2020 Tuesday G: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Let us look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife are relocating there.  Here they are: 193,374 confirmed cases, 1,285 confirmed deaths, and 136,780 confirmed recoveries.  Watch out for those hidden tunnels the Hamas scum love using to penetrate Israel and kidnap its citizens, Mo!
  62. 2020 Tuesday H: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,288.18, UP 140.48 points (+0.52%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,963.64, UP 184.84 points (+1.71%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,315.57, UP 34.51 points (+1.05%).  The price of GOLD is $1,909.30 per troy oz., +1.70 (+0.09%) while the price of SILVER is $24.60 per troy ounce, +0.072 (+0.29%).  The price of PLATINUM is $872.50 per troy oz, +15.10 (+1.76%) while the price of COPPER is $3.07 per pound, +0.008 (+0.26%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,228.00 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $39.55 per barrel, -0.05 (-0.13%).  Today, COFFEE is $112.45 per metric ton, -1.40 (-1.23).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.78 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.85 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency, a known fact which is why the world must disengage with them and bring our supply chain home. 
  63. 2020 Tuesday H: Tucker Carlson continues reporting that questionable billionaires such as George Soros- the former Hungarian Nazi- continues funding as much of the anti-American behavior violent street mobs are committing on behalf of the Democratic Party and their masters in Beijing.  Last night, Mr. Carlson showed film of Soros and today, Carlson announced that other billionaires have rushed to Soros’ aid and that America’s billionaire class is among the real enemies we face as a FREE nation.   Our blogs are personally aware that Google CEO Sundar Pichai- a very wealthy man- allegedly works on behalf of the Chi-Coms and does everything he can to stifle free speech not only in the United States but around the rest of the Free World, too.
  64. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 230,836,374 confirmed cases, +522,734, 4,731,622 confirmed deaths, +8,872 and 207,536,200 confirmed recoveries, +502,802. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 43,402,927 confirmed cases, UP 160,625 from yesterday’s reporting, 699,736 confirmed deaths, UP 5,117, [vi] and 32,946,547 confirmed recoveries, UP 116,522. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vii]   
  65. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 383,560 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 20,518 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  66. 2021 Wednesday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,579,203 confirmed cases, 68,419 confirmed deaths, and 2,415,602 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,572,820 confirmed cases, 51,892 confirmed deaths, and 2,502,104 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 76,521 confirmed cases, 726 confirmed deaths, and 75,795 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 636,278 confirmed cases, 7,429 confirmed deaths, and 266,383 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., New Jersey: they have 1,139,367 confirmed cases, 27,264 confirmed deaths, and 1,010,208 confirmed recoveries. [viii]  
  67. 2021 Wednesday B: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,247,633 confirmed cases, 7,592 confirmed deaths, and 1,170,565 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Marshall Islands, 220th area on the list: 4 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 4 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  68. 2021 Wednesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,258.32, UP 338.43 points (+1.00%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,896.85, UP 150.45 points (+1.02%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,395.64, UP 41.45 points (+0.95%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.36 per barrel, +0.13 (+0.18%).  The price of GOLD is $1,762.70 per troy oz., -16.10 (-0.92%) while the price of SILVER is $22.55 per troy ounce, -0.35 (-1.54%).  The price of PLATINUM is $992.00 per troy oz, -9.10 (-0.91%) while the price of COPPER is $4.21 per pound, -0.04 (-1.02%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,032.64 per troy oz., +9.08 (+0.45%). The price of RHODIUM is $12,750.00 per troy oz., +150.00 (+1.19%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $782,500.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,937.75 per USD/T, -0.75 (-0.03%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.11    In Jordanian Dinar, one greenback equals 0.71 and in Kazakhstani Tenge, a buck equal 425.08 and in Kenyan Schilling, one dollar equals 110.30 of theirs. [xii]        
  69. 2021 Wednesday D: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have dropped to $4.388 per gallon, $3.088 in Florida, $4.071 in Hawaii, and $3.863 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let us look at one other Kentucky: $2.963.  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- Iceland: $7.357 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,792,180,393,291 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Singapore, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Saudi Arabia 1 with $180 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  70. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– As everyone continues asking the extremely pertinent question as to WHERE the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris is, today is Day No. 180 for this sham ‘vice president’ to be in charge of the absolute calamity befalling the border and Day No. 87 since her sole visit to the border.  “Kooky,” where oh where art thou?  Do you job, skank.  Next, here are the numbers for the CRISIS occurring on the border as presented by One America News.  First, here is the cost of caring for the human garbage for just this day: $538,977,792.  Second, here is the cost of caring for these Third World invaders for the year so far: $289,854,095,360.  Third, here is the number of illegals who have swarmed into the U.S. this year: 2,970,772, rapidly approaching 3 flipping million trash.  Finally, here is the CONSERVATIVE ESTIMATE for the shocking numbers of illegal aliens lurking within the U.S. as we speak, sucking away at the American taxpayers’ teats: 36,970,772. [xvi] (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  71. 2021 Wednesday G: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador gave Joe Biden a verbal poke in the eye today when he said, “Enough talk.  It’s time to do something on the border” as our southern neighbor is being overrun with the dregs of the Third World. Next, Iranian thug President Ebrahim Raisi says his country is ‘ready to return to the JCPOA talks with (feeble) Joe Biden.’  Oh, how nice.  (Note- we should nuke them).
  72. 2021 Wednesday H: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and Authoritarianism News– The Mormon church is going to require all attendees at its services to wear masks as the Chi-Com virus cases continue to skyrocket.   Meanwhile, in Congress, hearings are underway to determine the extent of damage being done to America’s children via mask and Chi-Vi vaccine mandates.  Elsewhere, TikTok bans podcaster Megan McGlover for questioning Joe Biden’s vaccine mandates.  Ms. McGlover happens to be a BLACK woman and yet, the Chi-Com spy app closed her down.
  73. 2021 Wednesday I: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $43.95 (2) AstraZeneca $58.74 (3) Johnson & Johnson $163.93 (4) BioNTech $339.26 (5) Moderna $440.72.  Yes, the HAITIAN INVASION folks don’t have to take the vaccines, nor do they have to show any form of being COVID-19 free.  However, the Biden regime continues pushing vaccines for everyone as well as boosters.  IF you want to know WHY, look at the fact that the regime just bought one-billion doses of the vaccine to distribute worldwide.  The Benjamins are going to be flowing back into the pockets of every elected Democrat and RINO politician.
  74. 2021 Wednesday J: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $85.27 (2) General Dynamics: $193.75 (3) Boeing: $216.98 (4) Lockheed Martin: $341.73 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $348.52.
  75. 2021 Wednesday K: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $34.85 (2) DuPont: $68.27 (3) Honeywell: $217.02 (4) 3M: $179.84 (5) Teijen: $1,597.00.
  76. 2021 Wednesday L: Artificial (Fake) Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $113.78 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.22 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $26.55.
  77. 2021 Wednesday M: Joe Biden News I– As Joe Biden continues having problems getting his faulty agenda shoved through to fruition, he brought in Democrats from both the House and Senate to bust some balls to get the bogus $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill passed.  Screw him.  Meanwhile, as ‘Rome’ continues to burn down all around him, the usurper in the White House took another slap to the face today when new polls show that his numbers have dropped to 43-percent approval which means in truth, they are between 23-33-percent.  NO one likes Joe, not even his fellow Democrats.
  78. 2021 Wednesday N: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– Joe Biden called French President Emanuel Macron today, sucked up, apologized for driving the economic dagger in the neck of France over doing a backdoor deal with Australia and Great Britain to supply nuclear submarine technology Downunder, and in so doing, the French have agreed to return their ambassador to Washington, D.C.  Still, Joe has problems what with the House Republicans filing articles of impeachment against the feeble dictator.
  79. 2021 Wednesday O: Political News I– Politico finally verifies that the Hunter Biden laptop story is indeed true as reported all along.  The New York Post- the legendary newspaper that broke the story last year- lampoons Politico by saying ‘we’re shocked.’  Meanwhile, the Democrats are upset that without help from the GOP, their efforts to defund the police and to then replace them with federal police are going into the crapper.  
  80. 2021 Wednesday P: Political News II– We learned today that former President George W. Bush is going to support the re-election bid of soon-to-be-former Rep. Liz “The Loser” Cheney, RINO-WY At-Large congressional district.  Sadly, we know WHY President Bush is doing this because his former vice president is her father but still- haven’t the RINOs learned their lessons yet?  Average Republicans do not like RINOs.  It would be better if RINOs just changed the ‘R’ after their names to a ‘D.’  Speaking of Dems, after House Democrats yanked funding for Israel’s Iron Dome missile protection system from the budget reconciliation bill, Senate Dems are returning the billion-dollar aid package as a standalone bill.  Thank God NOT ALL of the Democrats are vicious Anti-Semites.  
  81. 2021 Wednesday Q: Political News III– In some shocking news today- if true- the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services won’t confirm the employment of Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams who served in the Trump administration.  Wow.  Is this the path down which, we want to go, Democrats?   Speaking of Trump, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, is trying to repair the growing rift between President Trump and failed (and sometime Trumper) Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell.  Senator Graham, there is NO repairing the rift- Senator McConnell is like President George W. Bush: a LOSER.
  82. 2021 Wednesday R: Political News IV– Rep. Ashley Hinson, R-IA 1st congressional district, told Newsmax today that low polling for Joe Biden shows that citizens of her state have had enough of the usurper in the White House.  Meanwhile, another Iowan- Senator Joni Ernst- revealed her new bill- the Prime Cuts Act- ‘Cuts’ standing for Cu Unnecessary Transactions and Spending with which to clean up the bloated federal government.  We wish you luck with your bill.  Finally, it appears that Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin is leading Democrat and former Clinton ‘bagman’ Terry McAuliffe in the running.
  83. 2021 Wednesday S: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– A new report says that murders in the United States jumped by 29-percent in 2020, the BIGGEST increase since record-keeping began.  In other crime-related news, St. Louis, Missouri, attorneys Mark and Patricia McCloskey face the loss of their law licenses, even after Governor Mike Parson pardoned them.  This should tell everyone that leftist bar associations work against the rights of their members if their politics are NOT WOKE enough.
  84. 2021 Wednesday T: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3597 what with a $19 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 04, 06, 26, 39, 41, and Mega 12.  Out of 110,890 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person with FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $37,267.  The winning ticket was sold at Esquire Liquor in Glendale, CA 91203.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #888 with a jackpot of $490 million up for grabs: 20, 40, 47, 55, 63, and Powerball 05.  Out of 117,939 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $245,101 apiece.  The Washington state Super Lotto Draw with $2.8 million apiece, 06, 15, 17, 22, 24, and 33.  Out of 8,172 winning tickets, the highest winners were 12 people who had FIVE numbers out of SIX for a prize of $1,000 apiece.
  85. 2022 Thursday:  Yesterday, I was discussing the 1979 Vela Incident, the atomic detonation in the southern South Atlantic that occurred on this very day.  NO one know who the culprit was, but we suspect it was Taiwan.  The Chi-Coms on the mainland have been making a great deal of noise about retaking Taiwan but there is no way, the island of Formosa is ever going to return to the fold.  After all, Taipei is the actual ruler of the mainland having been forced out by massive numbers of crazed, underfed, and out-of-control communist mobs back in 1949.  Until the United States abandoned Taiwan in favor of currying favor with the Chi-Coms back in the 1970s with much of the world following suit, Taiwan was the true heir of mainland China.  Once the world abandoned the island in favor of the mainland and chucked the Two-China Policy onto the garbage, the Taiwanese have been left to fend for themselves.  As I said yesterday, I suspect Taiwan is prepared for the Chi-Coms to invade as others of my colleagues have said the same.  Others have said that vast drone swarms would also disable, cripple, and then lead to the destruction of any invasion fleet bold enough to cross water five times the distance of what Adolf Hitler and the Nazi war machine faced in 1940.  Sure, the Chi-Coms can fly into Taiwan airspace and circle their vessels around the island in a threatening manner but when push comes to shove, most dictators are cowardly thugs and Xi Jinping is no frigging different.  Let me know your mind- Chef Kilgore Randalini.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0960 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Thunderheads.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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In some ways, Cheap Trick was struggling to keep up with the times- and the 1980’s were a cauldron of change for many bands.  Many bands that originated in the 1960’s was either struggling to keep up or had thrown in the towel and would return in another decade or two to become oldies acts.   Cheap Trick had the advantage of coming out of the mid-1970’s and burst onto the scene with their first album as the saviors- along with the Cars and a few others- of rock-and-roll.  On November 17, 1986- with yet another different producer in two- the band released, “The Doctor.”  NO massive hits on this album so the record company was pulling out its hair seeking a rebirth of the 1970’s success.  Sadly, it was not found here.  Once again, the lineup remains Robin Zander (lead vocals and rhythm guitar), Rick Nielsen (lead and rhythm guitars, backing vocals), Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion), and Jon Brant (bass, backing vocals), along with a keyboardist and a backup vocalist.  Still, we love this album and know that longtime readers of the AICPENDBLOG.COM will love it, too.  Seek it out ASAP.

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[i] No clue as to whether we will ever do the music of Whitesnake, but you can bet we will do them prior to EVER doing the garbage of Adam Levine- the Illustrated Man- and his s-hole band, Maroon Five.  Perhaps sometime in the next 50 years?

[ii] We began offering the music of Deep Purple on Tuesday, 20-March-2018 and concluded this lengthy offering on Sunday, 08-July-2018. 

[iii] [iii] Many believe Barack Obama should be disqualified as a president because most believe he was born outside the United States which would ban him from ever seeking the highest office in the land.  At the very least, an asterisk should be placed by his name in all U.S. history books.

[iv] Lt. Col. Vindman and his ‘testimony’ in the build-up to impeachment has to be one of the most embarrassing episodes in which, a uniformed member of the U.S. military has ever engaged, and we wished that he had been stationed on the North Slope of Alaska or on Midway Island for the remainder of his career.  What a scumbag. 

[v] Hunter Biden, known crack head, crooked financial guy who followed his daddy around the world sucking up money from the Chi-Coms, the Ukrainians, and anyone else from whom he could needs to answer loads of questions about HIS activities, both on behalf of himself and his dad.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] Folks, since the inception of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day back in 2009, we said back then that the numbers of Untermensch in the U.S. back then was between 35-50 million illegal aliens whereas now, we believe that when you take into account the current invasion combined with the numbers of illegals who have been running amok since the 1960s onward in the Continental United States as well as in Hawaii and Alaska, there is between 75-100 million illegals.  We must round this scum up, imprison them, and then launch an Operation Wetback II like the one back in the 1950s where we scoop them all up and dump them in Mexico.  They are NOT our problem, nor will we allow the usurper in the White House to make it our problem.  The time to resist is NOW.

TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 04, 2022

1987 Friday: A Soviet court convicted West German pilot Matthias Rust on charges stemming from his daring flight to Moscow’s Red Square and sentenced him to four years in labor camp; however, his captors released him in August 1988.

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TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 04, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Levi Woodbury and Henry Billings Brown; Acting U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach; U.S. Interior Secretary Henry A. Wallace; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Levi Woodbury and Charles J. Folger; the Beatles featuring Ringo Starr, the Byrds featuring Gene Parsons, Great White featuring Ty Longley, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Steve Gaines, the Pretenders featuring Martin Chambers, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Greg Elmore and Gary Duncan, Santana featuring David Brown, Soundgarden featuring Kim Thayll, and the Who:

  1. 422 Sunday: The 42nd Roman Catholic Pope of all Christendom, St. Boniface I, concludes his reign on this date.  He took up his position on December 28, 418.  
  2. 476 Friday: Proclaiming himself ‘King of Italy,’ Odoacer deposed Romulus Augustulus, the last emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
  3. 891 Tuesday: The reign of the 110th Roman Catholic Pope Stephen V ends after five years and 355 days.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on September 14, 885.
  4. 1024 Saturday: His fellow compatriots choose Conrad II “the Sailor” to be king of the Germans.
  5. 1383 Thursday: Future 207.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Felix V is born Amadeus in Chambery, France, on this date.  He would become antipope on November 05, 1439 and would serve in opposition to both Popes Eugene IV and Nicholas V until April 07, 1449.
  6. 1479 Thursday: King Alfonso I recognizes Isabella as the queen of Castile.
  7. 1609 Friday: English navigator Henry Hudson began exploring the island of Manhattan.
  8. 1682 Friday: English astronomer Edmund Haley sees his namesake comet.
  9. 1781 Tuesday: Spanish settlers under the command of Governor Felipe de Neve founded Los Angeles.  The original name of the settlement was “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora La Reina de Los Angeles de Porciuncula,” which translates as “The Town of the Queen of Angels.”
  10. 1807 Friday: Robert Fulton begins operations of his steamship.
  11. 1833 Wednesday: At the age of 10, Barney Flaherty answered an ad in The New York Sun and became the first newsboy/paperboy. 
  12. 1851 Thursday: In Portsmouth, N.H., the 30th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Levi Woodbury, died. President James K. Polk nominated Woodbury to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph Story.  Woodbury, a Democratic-Republican, served from September 20, 1845, to September 04, 1851.  Woodbury also served his nation as its 13th U.S. Treasury secretary.  In this capacity, he served under President Andrew Jackson and then President Martin Van Buren from July 01, 1834, to March 04, 1841.  From here, he moved up to SCOTUS.  Prior to this, Woodbury served as the 9th U.S. Secretary of the Navy, prior to that he was the 9th governor of New Hampshire, and his starting position in government was U.S. senator from New Hampshire.
  13. 1862 Thursday: At the head of 50,000 Confederate troops, General Robert E. Lee invades the North.
  14. 1864 Sunday: In the dark days of the Civil War in the South, bread riots break out in Mobile, Alabama.  The Union coastal embargo of all ships entering or leaving Southern ports is driving the people to desperation.
  15. 1866 Tuesday: The first daily newspaper in Hawaii hits the stands. 
  16. 1882 Monday: Thomas Edison’s Pearl Street electric power station began operations in New York City.  It was the first display of a practical electrical lighting system.
  17. 1884 Thursday: In Geneva, New York, the 34th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Charles J. Folger died at the age of 66.  A Republican, Folger served under President Chester A. Arthur from November 14, 1881, until his death today.
  18. 1885 Friday: The Exchange Buffett opened in New York City.  It was the first self-service cafeteria in the United States.
  19. 1886 Saturday: A group of Apache Indians led by Geronimo, aka Goyathlay (or the “One Who Yawns”), surrendered to General Nelson Miles at Skeleton Canyon in Arizona.
  20. 1888 Tuesday: George Eastman received a patent for his roll-film box camera, and registered his trademark, “Kodak.”  The camera took 100 exposures per roll.
  21. 1893 Monday: English author Beatrix Potter first told the story “Peter Rabbit” in the form of a “picture letter” to Noel Moore, the son of Potter’s former governess.
  22. 1894 Tuesday: In New York City, 12,000 tailors go on strike protesting sweatshop labor.
  23. 1913 Thursday: In Bronxville, NY, the 52nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown, died.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated the Republican jurist to fill the seat of Whig Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller.  Brown served from December 29, 1890, to May 28, 1906.
  24. 1914 Friday: Britain, France, and Russia sign the Pact of London, aimed at fighting the Central Powers as one entity.
  25. 1917 Tuesday: The American Expeditionary Forces in France suffered their first fatalities during World War I when a German airplane attacked a British-run base hospital.
  26. 1918 Wednesday: American troops land at Archangel, Russia, to help the White Russians fight against the Bolsheviks; they remain there for 10 months.
  27. 1921 Sunday: The first police broadcast on a radio station did so on radio station WIL in St. Louis.
  28. 1940 Wednesday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace left office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Wallace served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from March 04, 1933, to September 04, 1940.
  29. 1944 Monday: Finland breaks off diplomatic relations with former Axis ally, Nazi Germany, as the Russian military threatens to overrun their country.  Elsewhere, during World War II, British troops liberate the city of Antwerp, Belgium, from the Nazis.  Finally, Gene Parsons, final drummer, and multi-instrumentalist with the Byrds[i] and other bands, was born on this date in Morongo Valley, Death Valley, California.
  30. 1945 Tuesday: The United States regains possession of Wake Island, lost to the Japanese Empire in early 1942.
  31. 1946 Wednesday: Guitarist and vocalist with the San Francisco band, Quicksilver Messenger Service[ii], Gary Duncan, was born on this date in San Diego, California; his colleague in the same band, Greg Elmore, drummer, was born at the Coronado Naval Air Station in California.
  32. 1948 Saturday: Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands abdicated after nearly six decades of rule for health reasons.
  33. 1949 Sunday: The longest pro tennis match in history took place when Pancho Gonzales and Ted Schroeder played 67 games in five sets.  Elsewhere, Steve Gaines, future guitarist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[iii], is born on this date in Miami, Oklahoma.   
  34. 1950 Monday: The first use of a helicopter in the rescue of a downed American pilot takes place during the Korean War.
  35. 1951 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman addressed the nation from the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference in San Francisco, California, in the first live, coast-to-coast television broadcast.  Meanwhile, in Hereford, Herefordshire, England, future longtime drummer with the Anglo-American rock band, the Pretenders[iv] (1978-85 / 1993-present)—Martin Chambers—is born.
  36. 1953 Friday: The New York Yankees become the first Major League Baseball team to win five consecutive championships.
  37. 1957 Wednesday: Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus used Arkansas National Guardsmen to prevent nine black students from entering all-white Central High School in Little Rock.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the nation, Ford Motor Company began selling its ill-fated Edsel automobile.
  38. 1960 Sunday: In Seattle, Washington, future guitarist with the stunning Grunge Rock band, Soundgarden- Kim Thayll- is born. 
  39. 1962 Tuesday: The Beatles[v] with new drummer, Ringo Starr, recorded “Love Me Do” at EMI Studios in London, England.  (The more familiar version with substitute drummer Andy White and Starr playing the tambourine took place a week later.
  40. 1963 Wednesday: A Swissair Caravelle III carrying 80 people crashed shortly after takeoff from Zurich, killing all on board the aircraft.
  41. 1964 Friday: Following upon U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy leaving office, the 66th U.S. Acting Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from today until February 11, 1965.
  42. 1965 Saturday: Vandals attack the van of the British rock group, the Who[vi], causing a loss of $10,000 of equipment and damages in the process.
  43. 1967 Monday: Michigan Governor George Romney[vii] said during a TV interview that while visiting South Vietnam in 1965 that U.S. government officials used ‘brainwashing’ techniques on him.  What a flake!
  44. 1968 Wednesday: Nigerian troops conquer Aba during the Biafran War.
  45. 1969 Thursday: The Food and Drug Administration issued a report calling birth control pills “safe,” despite a slight risk of fatal blood-clotting disorders linked to the pills. 
  46. 1971 Saturday: An Alaska Airlines jet crashed near Juneau, killing all 111 people on board it.  Elsewhere, on ABC-TV, “The Lawrence Welk Show” appeared for its final time.  Elsewhere, in Sharon, Pennsylvania, future guitarist with Great White- Ty Longley- is born on this date.
  47. 1972 Monday: U.S. swimmer Mark Spitz won a seventh gold medal at the Munich Olympics, in the 400-meter medley relay race.  Spitz was the first Olympian to win seven gold medals.   Meanwhile, “The New Price Is Right,” hosted by Bob Barker premiered on CBS.  The game show later dropped the “New” from its title and expanded from a half-hour to a full hour.
  48. 1974 Wednesday: The United States established diplomatic relations with East Germany.
  49. 1981 Friday: The longest baseball game in the history of Fenway Park takes place as the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 8-7 in 20 innings; the game began the night before.
  50. 1987 Friday: A Soviet court convicted West German pilot Matthias Rust on charges stemming from his daring flight to Moscow’s Red Square and sentenced him to four years in labor camp; however, his captors released him in August 1988.  
  51. 1989 Monday: The Air Force’s Titan Three rocket released a reconnaissance satellite into orbit making it the 200th satellite the rocket had put into orbit since 1964.
  52. 1993 Friday: Pope John Paul II commenced his first visit to the former Soviet Union on this date.
  53. 1998 Friday: Internet services company Google filed for incorporation in California.
  54. 1999 Saturday: Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat signed a breakthrough land-for-security agreement during a ceremony in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
  55. 2000 Monday: In Los Angeles, California, original bassist with the original Santana[viii] band (1966-1971 / 1974-76), David Brown, lost his battle with kidney and liver failure on this date.  Brown was only 53.
  56. 2002 Wednesday: The Oakland Athletics won their American League 20th game in a row.  The A’s gave up an 11-run lead and then won the game on Scott Hatteberg’s home run in the bottom of the ninth.
  57. 2006 Monday: “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin, 44, died after a stingray’s barb pierced his chest.  He would have survived had he NOT yanked the tail out which caused him to bleed to death.
  58. 2008 Thursday: With a pledge that “change is coming,” Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, accepted the Republican presidential nomination at the party’s convention in St. Paul, Minnesota, vowing to vanquish what he called the “constant partisan rancor” gripping Washington, D.C.  Meanwhile, Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in a sex scandal, forcing the Democrat out of office after months of defiantly holding onto his job.
  59. 2009 Friday: North Korea tells the UN that it is open to ‘dialog’ after informing it that it is in the ‘final stages of uranium enrichment.’
  60. 2011 Sunday: Iran’s Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, convicted of adultery and sentenced to death, faces the whip.
  61. 2012 Tuesday: In the mountains of Morocco, a passenger bus careens over the side of the cliff and down into a ravine, killing 42 people outright and injuring another 22 passengers.    
  62. 2013 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves a resolution authorizing limited U.S. military intervention in Syria.
  63. 2014 Thursday: Movie studio Warner Brothers announces plans to lay off employees and reduce costs to improve efficiency; parent company Time Warner Inc. is seeking improvements across its divisions after rejecting a buyout offer by Rupert Murdoch earlier this year.  Meanwhile, comedian Joan Rivers died at a New York hospital at age 81, a week after going into cardiac arrest in a doctor’s office during a routine medical procedure.
  64. 2015 Friday: In Guatemala, ex-president Otto Pérez Molina goes to prison for corruption.  This occurred only hours after massive protests in the Central American country forced him to resign his position and put himself into the hands of the authorities.  Meanwhile, Saudi King Mohamed Bin Salman arrived in Washington, D.C. to confer with President Barack Hussein Obama after people around the world became outraged over the Saudis bombing Houthi rebels running amok in Yemen.  Look- Yemen is a horrible place and if they want peace restored in the country, Iran must stop supporting the insurgents.
  65. 2016 Sunday:  In a ceremony at the Vatican, Pope Francis canonizes Mother Teresa. 
  66. 2017 Monday: Texas emergency management officials said at least 60 deaths were attributed to Hurricane Harvey.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announces that he will sign an executive order to end the DREAMERS program, the DACA program, ‘Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.’  This of course drives his enemies berserk. 
  67. 2018 Tuesday: Much to the delight of Jeff Bezos and to the horror of many liberals, Amazon.com becomes the second trillion-dollar U.S. company.  Meanwhile, to the disgust of many, Nike makes anti-American protester, failed NFL QB Colin Kaepernick the face of its new advertising campaign, set to launch on the company’s 30th anniversary. 
  68. 2019 Wednesday: In Hong Kong, following three months of non-stop protests, leader Carrie Lam announces she is withdrawing the controversial extradition bill that would deport local arrestees to mainland, ahem, communist China, for trial and punishment…for now.  Meanwhile, the Federal Trade Commission hammers YouTube with a fine of $170 million for illegally collecting and storing information gleaned from its underage viewers and users.  Who would ever have thought an online entity such as YouTube- or Google- would commit something so egregious as this?
  69. 2020 Friday:  Today’s attempt to bring down President Donald J. Trump comes to us from an article in The Atlantic magazine in which in 2018, the president called fallen U.S. soldiers at a U.S. military cemetery “losers and suckers.”  Four unnamed sources claim this is so just as they contend that President Trump also ‘didn’t think that wounded U.S. soldiers should participate in military parades.’  Most people believe that Generals John Kelly and “Mad Dog” Mattis are two of the sources, but the sources say they won’t come forward out of fear of ‘angry Tweets.’  Uh, okay.
  70. 2020 Friday A: When federal agents go to arrest the Antifa POS who murdered Aaron “Jay” Danielson, a member of Patriot Prayer, a conservative peace group in Portland, Oregon, last weekend, the perp- Michael Reinoehl drew a handgun and was shot dead.  Good riddance.  Meanwhile, in San Francisco, Speaker Nancy Pelosi finds herself under verbal assault as protesters go after her for violating her own rules about wearing face masks and not going to hairdressers for indoor appointments.  The old bat continues claiming ‘I was set up.’  We hope that AOC-backed Shahid Buttar cleans your clock on November 03.
  71. 2020 Friday B: In the Oval Office today, the president of Serbia- Aleksandar Vučić and the prime minister of Kosovo- Avdullah Hoti- sign an economic peace deal before the watchful gaze of President Donald J. Trump which will benefit both nations.  In so doing, Kosovo- a largely Muslim country- agrees to recognize Israel and Serbia says it will move its embassy to Jerusalem.  Fantastic!   Speaking of Trump, his approval ratings have climbed back to 52-percent, what they were before the Yellow Flu hit the U.S. Elsewhere, Hilton Hotels says it is going to close its mega-hotel in New York’s Times Square permanently.  The state and city continue losing businesses thanks to the mismanagement of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill Di Blasio. 
  72. 2020 Friday C: As economic news continues being positive for August, we learn that 1.37 million new jobs were created and that the jobless rate fell to 8.4-percent.  Democrats continue whining and screeching that Trump is destroying the economy while “Pro-China Joe” Biden continues expanding on his theme he mentioned yesterday: ‘I can’t tell you my tax plan because “they’ll shoot me.”  Your tax plan’s that bad Joe?  Maybe you shouldn’t win in November!  Elsewhere, as of publication time, stocks continue falling after dropping 807 points on Thursday.
  73. 2020 Friday D: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 26,398,466 confirmed cases, +323,857, 870,477, confirmed deaths, +6,324, and 17,565,712 confirmed recoveries, +228,328.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,283,209 confirmed cases, up 63,148 from yesterday’s reporting, 190,058 confirmed deaths, UP 1,204, and 3,373,378 confirmed recoveries, UP 84,857. 
  74. 2020 Friday E: 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: 727,072 confirmed cases, 13,497 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 9,202 confirmed cases, 79 confirmed deaths, and 2,778 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 79,121 confirmed cases, 2,034 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Oklahoma- currently, they have 62,040 confirmed cases, 846 confirmed deaths, and 5,213 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Kevin Stitt for your state’s honesty in this regard.
  75. 2020 Friday F: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 28,133.31, DOWN 159.42 points (-0.56%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,313.13, DOWN 114.97 points (-1.27%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,426.96, DOWN 28.10 points (-0.81%).  Price of GOLD: $1,940.90 per troy oz., +6.60 (+0.34%).  Here is the price of SILVER: $27.12 per troy oz., +0.403 (+1.51%).  Price of PLATINUM: $906.90 per troy oz., +8.70 (+0.97%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,304.00 per troy oz., +3.00 (+0.13%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.07 per #, +0.0125 (+0.41%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $39.51, -0.26 (-0.65%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.84 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.
  76. 2020 Friday G: Oregon Governor Kate Brown- when asked WHY she won’t send the Oregon National Guard into Portland, Oregon, to stop what will be soon 100 nights of unrest, she told a reporter that the ‘Guard is not trained in law-enforcement matters.’  In other words, rioters, and looters, continue doing what you are doing because NO one is going to stop you from running amok.  Elsewhere, we learn that the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon’s port cost the city $3.2 billion, left 300,000 people homeless and claimed the lives of 191.  Although it’s not clear as to what set off the ammonium nitrate or why it had been stored in warehouses lining the port for what is said to be ‘years,’ we suspect that Hezbollah and its leader Hassan Nasrallah were keeping it there for use in attacks on neighboring Israel.  It is time a drone takes out Mr. Nasrallah as he is the next ranking terrorist in the world after Abu Bakr al-Baghdad and Gen. Qassim Soleimani.  Light ‘em up!
  77. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 221,116,898 confirmed cases, +523,855, 4,575,379 confirmed deaths, +9,047 and 197,603,522 confirmed recoveries, +514,810.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 40,765,356 confirmed cases, UP 61,682 from yesterday’s reporting, 665,858 confirmed deaths, UP 923, [ix] and 31,299,924 confirmed recoveries, UP 34,077.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]   
  78. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 347,140 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 56,938 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  79. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,415,294 confirmed cases, 66,412 confirmed deaths, and 2,307,308 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,354,253 confirmed cases, 58,239 confirmed deaths, and 2,347,545 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 66,778 confirmed cases, 614 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 577,810 confirmed cases, 6,758 confirmed deaths, and 251,217 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., U.S. Virgin Islands: they have 6,026 confirmed cases, 60 confirmed deaths, and 5,785 confirmed recoveries. [xi]  
  80. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,112,964 confirmed cases, 7,154 confirmed deaths, and 1,015,102 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Grenada, 201st country on the list: 1,238 cases of the virus, 5 confirmed deaths and 225 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  81. 2021 Saturday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,369.09, DOWN 74.73 points (-0.21%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,363.52, UP 32.34 points (+0.21%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,535.43, DOWN 1.52 points (-0.034%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $69.10 per barrel, -0.89 (-1.27%).  The price of GOLD is $1,829.90 per troy oz., +18.40 (+1.02%) while the price of SILVER is $24.80 per troy ounce, +0.88 (+3.67%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,023.40 per troy oz, +29.20 (+2.94%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, +0.03 (+0.79%). [xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,423.34 per troy oz, +22.83 (+0.95%). [xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $17,000.00 per troy oz., -$300.00 (-1.73%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $765,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,732.00 per USD/T, +48.00 (+1.79%).  [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000020.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Belize Dollar, one greenback equals 2.00 and in Bermudian Dollar, a buck equal 1.00 and in Bhutanese Ngultrum, one dollar equals 72.98 of theirs. [xvi]        
  82. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have dropped to $4.396 per gallon, $3.020 in Florida, $4.081 in Hawaii, and $3.889 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let us look at one other location- Guam: $4.037.  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- Serbia: $6.097 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,723,110,084,117 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after United Arab Emirates, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Mexico with $49 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  83. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I- Even though it’s Saturday, the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris remains committed to the job of patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border.  Today is Day No. 164 for her to be in this prestigious post and Day No. 71 since her one and only visit to the border actually to do her job.  We commend her for her diligence.  Next, here are the numbers for the illegal alien devastation occurring along our southern border as reported by One America News.  First, here is the appalling cost for just this day of caring for the refuse of the Third World: $561,123,904.  Second, here is the cost of caring for the invaders for the entire year so far: $270,150,238,208.  Next, here is the number of estimated illegals who have swarmed across the southern border this year: 2,768,823.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of illegals living freely in the United States as we speak: 36,768,824.  Folks, this is neither sustainable nor humane.  We must round these people up and send them back to whence the f**k they came. (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  84. 2021 Saturday G: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– Well, we knew this would happen.  The WOKIES are up in arms over the new anti-abortion bill in the Lone Star State.  Uber, Lyft, and American Airlines are targeting Texas.  For Christ’s Holy Sake, corporations, can you just go about your business instead of jumping aboard the WOKE train?  You are driving more and more Americans away from you.  We most certainly will no longer use your services.   Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the ‘Constitution says NOTHING about states enacting abortion bans.’
  85. 2021 Saturday H: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3592 what with a $14 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 09, 11, 23, 30, 43, and Mega 05.  Out of 105,231 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but NO mega for a prize of $35,459.  The winning ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven in Rosemead, CA 91770.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #880 with a jackpot of $367 million up for grabs: 32, 35, 40, 52, 54, and Power 01.  Out of 109,171 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $62,496.
  86. 2022 Sunday: I guess I could have told you so: Joe Biden is a feeble fool, AG Merrick Garland is a cowardly POS, and the entire FBI is as my colleagues have labeled it, the Joestapo, cowardly scum Joestapo at best.  I thought for sure the Biden administration would swoop down on Trump at his racist rally in P.A. last night and drag him off in cuffs for the numerous crimes he has committed on the country but oh, no, the sniveling losers allowed it to go on which tells me that it’s all a big show and that they know they are going to be destroyed come November.  I am going to go independent.  I cannot take this anymore nor can my family.  All those MAGA Maggots and NO FBI crackdown.  What a bunch of losers.  It makes me sick.  See you in six months- If I haven’t been dumped.  Chef Itzi Nakamura.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0942 an 11” x 14” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “It Must be Monday.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

We get stuff out of running order at times, especially when we are coming down to the end of the wire for a particular group and its members.  Thus, today, we have “Playback: The Brian Wilson Anthology” (September 22, 2017), an album that features the crème de la crème of his solo career.  There are 18 cuts on this album, two of which are unreleased, tunes with which to sweeten the pot.  You get cuts from both his studio and live albums including some performed by the Beach Boys that appeared on “Brian Wilson Presents Smile.”  We do hope you will seek this one out and to then make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  We believe you will be delightedly glad you did.

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[i] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  At the time, we damned sure should have promoted the music of its various members such as Roger “Jim” McGuinn, Chris Hillman, Gene Clark, David Crosby (along with Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young and their associated catalog of group and solo endeavors), as well as later Byrds such as Gene Parsons and Skip Battin, among others.  We hope to do so one day and hope that you will indulge us when we do.

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

[iii] 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.  This would include the music of .38-Special, too. 

[iv] We are not sure as to when we will promote the music of the Pretenders but when we do, you will be the first to know so rejoice.

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

[vi] We 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.

[vii] The father of Mitt Romney who plagues our modern times with his RINO BS.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

220. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 08, 2022

1988 Monday: After kicking butt in neighboring Angola, South Africa declares a cease-fire. The nation had been battling communists backed by the Cuban and Russian armies to subvert Southern Africa. Meanwhile, Russian troops begin pulling out of neighboring Afghanistan after fighting 9 years of a losing war.

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220. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 08, 2022:

Ashura (Muslim holiday- tentative date); Victory Day (Rhode Island)

President Richard M. Nixon; Supreme Court Justices Howell Edmunds Jackson, Willis Van Devanter, Arthur Goldberg, and Sonia Sotomayor; U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Louis McLane; Beverly Carrick; Nazi Party Youth Leader Baldur Von Schirach; Booker T. & the MGs featuring Willie Hall, INXS featuring Jon Stevens, Judas Priest featuring Les Binks, “Louie, Louie” by the Kingsmen, Poison featuring Rikki Rockett, the Rolling Stones, Roxy Music featuring John Gustafson, Carlos Santana, and U2 featuring the Edge:

  1. 70 Friday: Roman troops under the command of General Titus manage to destroy the tower of Fortress Antonia in Jerusalem during the Great Jewish War.
  2. 1648 Saturday: Ibrahim- the 18th Ottoman Turkish Sultan, the Defender of the Faithful, ends on this date.  He first became caliph of ALL Sunni Islam on February 09, 1640.  His successor- the 19th Caliph Mehmed IV begins on this date.  He would serve as sultan until November 08, 1687.
  3. 1814 Monday: During the War of 1812, peace talks between the United States and Britain commenced in Ghent, Belgium.
  4. 1815 Tuesday: Napoleon Bonaparte set sail for St. Helena to spend the remainder of his days in exile.
  5. 1831 Monday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Louis McLane assumed his position on this date.  a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until May 29, 1833.  Prior to this he was a senator from Delaware and following this, he became the 12th U.S. secretary of state and finally, he became U.S. minister to Great Britain.
  6. 1844 Thursday: Following the death of Mormon founder, Joseph Smith, Brigham Young becomes the leader of the faith.
  7. 1876 Tuesday: Thomas Edison received a patent for the mimeograph.  The mimeograph was a “method of preparing autographic stencils for printing.”
  8. 1890 Friday: The Daughters of the American Revolution forms on this date.
  9. 1895 Thursday: In Nashville, Tennessee, the 54th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Howell Edmunds Jackson, Democrat, died on this date.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated Jackson to fill the seat of 49th Associate Justice Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II, Democrat.  Jackson served from February 18, 1893, to August 08, 1895.
  10. 1899 Tuesday: A.T. Marshall patented the refrigerator.
  11. 1900 Wednesday: In Boston, the first Davis Cup series began.  The U.S. defeated Great Britain three matches to zero.
  12. 1908 Saturday: In Chicago, Illinois, future 94th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg, Democrat, is born.  President John F. Kennedy nominated Goldberg to fill the seat of Associate Justice Felix Frankfurter, Independent.  Goldberg served from September 28, 1962, to July 26, 1965.  He would then move on to become the United States’ sixth ambassador to the United Nations.
  13. 1911 Tuesday: The number of representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives established itself at 435.  There was one member of Congress for every 211,877 residents.
  14. 1918 Thursday: In the wake of six hundred tanks, British/Canadian/Australian troops forge a breakthrough through German lines at Amiens, France.
  15. 1919 Friday: Through the Treaty of Rawalpindi, Great Britain recognizes the independence of Afghanistan.  
  16. 1925 Saturday: In Washington, D.C., the Ku Klux Klan[i] marches 200,000 strong down Pennsylvania Avenue.
  17. 1927 Monday: Beverly Carrick, famed artist, was born on this date.
  18. 1929 Thursday: German airship Graf Zeppelin sets off on a round-the-world flight.  Things would end disastrously in New Jersey when the airship arrived.
  19. 1937 Sunday: During the Second Sino-Japanese War, Japan completed its occupation of Beijing.
  20. 1940 Thursday: The Battle of Britain continues with the loss of 31 German aircraft over England.
  21. 1941 Friday: During the German invasion of the Soviet Union (Operation Barbarossa), twenty divisions of the combined 6th/12th, Russian armies surrender to the Germans at the Oman Pocket.    Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., the 63rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Willis Van Devanter, died.  President Theodore Roosevelt nominated the Republican to fill the seat of Democrat 55th Associate Justice Edward Douglass White.  Van Devanter served from December 16, 1910, to June 02,1937.
  22. 1942 Saturday: During World War II, Nazi saboteurs who were captured after landing in the United States were executed in Washington, D.C.; two others who had cooperated with authorities were spared.  Meanwhile, future bassist with the British rock band, Roxy Music[ii]—John Gustafson—is born in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, on this date.   He would play with numerous bands beginning with the Merseybeats, Ian Gillan,[iii] and various other musical outfits.
  23. 1945 Wednesday: President Harry S. Truman signed the U.S. instrument of ratification for the United Nations Charter.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union declared war against Japan during World War II.
  24. 1950 Tuesday: In Memphis, Tennessee, future drummer with Booker T. & the MGs- Willie Hall- is born on this date.  
  25. 1951 Wednesday: In Portadown, Northern Ireland, Les Binks- future drummer with Judas Priest from 1977-1979- is born.
  26. 1953 Saturday: The United States and South Korea signed a mutual defense pact.  Elsewhere, in Mobile, Alabama, future 28th U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin is born.  He would begin serving on January 22, 2021.
  27. 1955 Monday: At Geneva, Switzerland, the world’s nations attend a conference designed to discover peaceful uses of atomic energy.  Meanwhile, the U.S. and South Korea initiated a mutual security pact.
  28. 1956 Wednesday: Japan launched an oil tanker that was 780 feet long and weighed 84,730 tons.  It was the largest oil tanker in the world at the time.
  29. 1961 Tuesday: Future guitarist with the Irish band, U2[iv]—Darrell Howell Evans aka the Edge—is born on this date in Barking, Essex, England.  Meanwhile- in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania- future drummer with the rock band, Poison, Rikki Rockett, is born.
  30. 1962 Wednesday: Future vocalist with the Australian rock band, INXS[v]—Jon Stevens (2000-2003)—is born in New Zealand on this date.
  31. 1963 Thursday: Britain’s ‘Great Train Robbery’ took place as thieves made off with 2.6 million pounds in banknotes.  Elsewhere, the Kingsmen[vi] release the song, “Louie, Louie,” which radio stations label as ‘obscene.’
  32. 1964 Saturday: The Rolling Stones[vii] perform their first live concert in the Netherlands.
  33. 1966 Monday: Michael DeBakey became the first surgeon to install an artificial heart pump in a patient.
  34. 1968 Thursday: The Republican National Convention nominated Richard Nixon for president on the first ballot.
  35. 1973 Wednesday: Vice President Spiro T. Agnew branded as “damned lies” reports he had taken kickbacks from government contracts in Maryland and vowed not to resign—which he ended up doing anyway.
  36. 1974 Thursday: President Richard M. Nixon announced his resignation, effective the next day, following damaging new revelations in the Watergate scandal.   Meanwhile, former Nazi Party Youth Leader, 1931-1940, Baldur Von Schirach died.
  37. 1978 Tuesday: The U.S.  launched Pioneer Venus 2, which carried scientific probes to study the atmosphere of Venus.  
  38. 1979 Wednesday: Iraqi thug-dictator Saddam Hussein executes twenty-two political opponents.
  39. 1983 Monday: A jury in Kansas City, Missouri, awards TV anchor Christine Craft $500,000 in sex discrimination suit against KMBC-TV (later overturned).
  40. 1988 Monday: After kicking butt in neighboring Angola, South Africa declares a cease-fire.  The nation had been battling communists backed by the Cuban and Russian armies to subvert Southern Africa.  Meanwhile, Russian troops begin pulling out of neighboring Afghanistan after fighting 9 years of a losing war.  Finally, Iraq and Iran announced the commencement of a ceasefire between the two warring neighbors.
  41. 1989 Tuesday: The space shuttle Columbia took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida.  The trip was said to be a secret five-day military mission.
  42. 1991 Thursday: Carlos Santana[viii] pleads no contest to a marijuana possession charge.  Meanwhile, the U.N. Security Council approved North and South Korea for membership.
  43. 1992 Saturday: The “Dream Team” clinched the gold medal at the Barcelona Summer Olympics.  The U.S. basketball team beat Croatia 117-85.
  44. 1993 Sunday: While driving in Somalia, a landmine exploded beneath their vehicle killing four U.S. soldiers.  This, in turn, prompted President Bill Clinton to order Army Rangers to capture or kill warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid.
  45. 1994 Monday: Israel and Jordan opened the first road link between the two once-warring countries.
  46. 2000 Tuesday: The wreckage of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, which sank in 1864 after attacking the Union ship Housatonic, was recovered off the South Carolina coast and returned to port.
  47. 2002 Thursday: Saddam Hussein, dictator of Iraq, organized a big military parade and then warned “the forces of evil” not to attack Iraq as he sought once more to shift the debate away from world demands  that he live up to agreements that ended the Gulf War. 
  48. 2003 Friday: The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston offered $55 million to settle more than five hundred lawsuits stemming from alleged sex abuse by priests.  The Archdiocese later settled for $85 million.
  49. 2008 Friday: China opened the Summer Olympics with an extravaganza of fireworks and pageantry as only a communist nation can do. 
  50. 2009 Saturday: Sonia Sotomayor, the self-proclaimed ‘wise Latina,’ took the oath of office as the Supreme Court’s first Hispanic and third female justice.
  51. 2011 Monday: Standard & Poor’s rating agency downgrades U.S. sovereign debt; the downgrade is the FIRST in the history of the United States.
  52. 2012 Wednesday: Viktor Yanukovych, Ukraine’s President, signs a controversial law concerning the status of eighteen languages as regional and minority languages; the law allows officials in Russian-speaking regions of the country to use Russian in documents and at public events.
  53. 2013 Thursday: The Pentagon will furlough 650,000 civilian employees without pay for six days this year after receiving warnings that mandatory budget cuts might idle defense workers for a longer period.
  54. 2014 Friday: At a stock car race, Tony Stewart collides with a vehicle driven by Kevin Ward causing Ward to wreck his car.  Exiting his car and walking on the track while yelling at Stewart, Stewart hit and killed him with his racecar in an apparent accident.  The authorities after investigating the mishap did not charge Stewart with any crime.
  55. 2015 Saturday: Following the horrendous outbreak of Ebola virus throughout parts of West Africa, many survivors find that they are beset by new symptoms such as joint pain and eye inflammation, so severe that many cannot function in normal life.
  56. 2016 Monday:  Black Pink, a K-Pop chick group releases their first big tune, “Whistle.”  Wow.
  57. 2017 Tuesday: Following the severing of ties with Netflix, the Walt Disney Co. announces plans for its own streaming service.  Geez, how many streaming services do we need?  Every single one of them tries their best to milk their customers.  Enough is enough.   Elsewhere, country pop singer and actor Glen Campbell dies at age 81.
  58. 2018 Wednesday: The United States announced that it would impose new sanctions on Russia for illegally using a chemical weapon to kill a former spy and his daughter in Great Britain.  Fricking Vladimir Putin, a POS.
  59. 2019 Thursday: Russia once again demonstrates its lack of ability- or its concern for human life- when a mysterious explosion at a nuclear weapons plant and testing facility in the sealed city of Sarov occurs, killing at least five scientists and wounding God knows how more.  Come on, Vladimir, impose some safeguards on your people.
  60. 2020 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- these are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, the Kung Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that will not stop giving, statistics for today: 19,425,393 confirmed cases, UP 264,587, 722,066 confirmed deaths, UP 5,983, and 11,773,122 confirmed recoveries, UP 167,998.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 5,054,067 confirmed cases, UP 52,386 new cases, 163,575 confirmed deaths, UP 1,156, and 2,477,554 confirmed recoveries, UP 22,976. 
  61. 2020 Saturday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states where 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: 545,787 confirmed cases, 10,189 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 3,115 confirmed cases, thirty-one confirmed deaths, and 1,467 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 61,587 confirmed cases, 1,672 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee will not list the number of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at the numbers of another state we have not looked at lately, Ohio, the “Buckeye State,” one of the worst states for out-of-control liberal politics.  The number of cases in the state is 99,969 while the number of deaths is 3,668.  No mention of the number of confirmed recoveries.  Such a shame but the one thing we do know is that Governor Mike DeWine, a RINO, is little more than a hardcore political hack.
  62. 2020 Saturday B: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day- Let us look at the second-highest nation infected with the Wuhan Virus, Brazil:  The South American nation has 3,012,412 cases of Xi Jinping’s gift to the world what with 100,477 deaths, and 2,068,394 recoveries.   India is the third highest nation infected with this dastardly, lab-engineered virus what with 2,152,020 confirmed cases, 43,453 confirmed deaths, and 1,479,804 confirmed recoveries.  Russia comes in fourth what with 882,347 confirmed cases, 14,854 confirmed deaths, and 690,207 confirmed recoveries.  Now, let us look at the Chi-Coms, the place where this needless disaster began: they come in 30th among nations with 84,590 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and 79,123 confirmed recoveries (although our sources in Hong Kong and Macau tell us they are 10-times higher than reported which sounds about right for the main communist hellhole on the planet.  Shame on them).
  63. 2020 Saturday C: Sadly, without any help from the Democrats, President Trump takes it upon himself to improve the lot of the American people, people whose lives have been thrown into freefall thanks to the Chinese Virus Crisis, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, by signing an executive order that will do the following: (1) $400 in enhanced unemployment benefits throughout the remainder of the year; (2) A payroll ‘holiday’ tax that will cut payroll taxes for every American making under $100,000 per year; (3) A continued moratorium on evictions; and (4) deferring student loan repayments until next year.  The president is asking the states to cover 25-percent of the costs while the federal government will cover the other 75-percent.  Democrats threaten to take him to court over these actions.  WHY?  They want bailouts for Blue States- like California- that is so far in the RED it risks imploding in upon itself because CalPERS needs billions of dollars to keep it solvent while Sacramento gives money and benefits- including free health care to ILLEGAL ALIENS.  Let California DIE.  We say this even though our blog site is based there.  It is time for change.
  64. 2020 Saturday D: The people of Beirut, Lebanon, continue protesting their government’s corruption in allowing their port to blow up on Tuesday thanks to more than 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate stored in the port.  Some even call for the lynching of Hezbollah boss, Hassan Nasrallah, a POS terrorist if one ever existed.  In some cases, police use live ammunition on the protesters as violence gets out of control.  Meanwhile, Portland, Oregon, sees yet another night of mayhem in the streets, its 70th but who is counting, right) while Mayor Ted Wheeler scolds Antifa for misbehaving.  Folks do what the police in Beirut are doing, the moment you see some POS rioter raise his arm to throw an incendiary device, shoot them.  It works and has always worked in the past.  Has the United States lost its nerve?
  65. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 203,441,157 confirmed cases, +463,096, 4,307,387 confirmed deaths, +7,747 and 182,742,086 confirmed recoveries, +428,841.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,543,338 confirmed cases, UP 24,390 from yesterday’s reporting, 633,116 confirmed deaths, UP 129,[ix] and 29,859,062 confirmed recoveries, UP 7,259.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[x]   
  66. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 314,674 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 89,404 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  67. 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: 4,046,728 confirmed cases, 64,786 confirmed deaths, and 2,118,215 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,770,817 confirmed cases, 39,695 confirmed deaths, and 2,302,588 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 46,503 confirmed cases, 542 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 490,196 confirmed cases, 6,210 confirmed deaths, and 231,605 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Kentucky: they have 495,132 confirmed cases, 7,372 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.[xi]    
  68. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 900,482 confirmed cases, 6,542 confirmed deaths, and 863,583 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Saint Lucia, 173rd country on the list: 5,837 cases of the virus, 90 confirmed deaths and 5,452 confirmed recoveries.[xii]     
  69. 2021 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,208.51, UP 144.26 points (+0.41%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,835.76, DOWN 59.35 points (-0.40%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,436.52, UP +7.42 points (+0.17%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $67.83 per barrel, -0.45 (-0.66%).  The price of GOLD is $1,763.50 per troy oz., +0.40 (+0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $24.33 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $974.50 per troy oz, +2.30 (+0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, -0.01 (-0.28%).[xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,627.34 per troy oz, -21.72 (-0.82%).[xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,581.50 per troy oz., -7.75 (-0.30%).  [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.05.     In Mauritanian Ouguiya, one greenback equals 357.00 and in Mauritian Rupee, a buck equal 42.95 and in Moldovan Leu, one dollar equals 17.73 of theirs.[xvi]      
  70. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt AND Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.390 per gallon, $3.022 in Florida, $4.083 in Hawaii, and $3.873 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Mississippi: $2.792.  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- Bosnia and Herzegovina: $5.078 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,618,816,777,129 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after the Chi-Coms, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Kingdom with $440 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  71. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– When one is the ‘border czar,’ there is never a day off.  Today marks Day No. 138 for “Kooky Kamala” Harris to oversee the nightmare along the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 44 since her sole visit to the slowest portion of the border, the El Paso Sector.  Wow.  Here are the figures for the illegal alien tidal wave overrunning our country as presented by One America News: first, here is the cost for just this day: $576,230,464.  Imagine all the good that money could do for the American people.  Next, here is the cost for this year of caring for the millions of illegal aliens who have swept into the United States: $240,576,282,624.  Moving on, here are the numbers for border invaders for 2021: 2,465,714.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of border-jumping illegal aliens lurking within our country: 36,465,712. (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  In other shocking border news, we learn that the Border Patrol is releasing 1,000 illegal aliens per day into the city of McAllen, Texas.  This is absolutely dreadful.  Even worse, we learned that since the beginning of the year, CBP has released 7,000 COVID-19-infected illegal aliens into the city with 1,500 dumped there just this past week- and the Biden regime wants us to wear flipping masks and get vaccinated for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu. 
  72. : Political News I– The ‘infrastructure bill’ in the U.S. Senate has stalled over no clear mechanism with which to fund the $1.3 trillion (or $1.7 trillion depending upon where one sees it) monstrosity.  Meanwhile, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says that ‘Washington, D.C. is using COVID-19 to concentrate power in a very few hands and to undermine federalism by diminishing state’s rights.’  Next, the POS Mark Zuckerberg dumped $12 million on a ‘nonprofit Democratic Party consulting firm.’   Finally, Carlos Del Toro survived confirmation as the next secretary of the U.S. Navy.
  73. 2021 Sunday H: California State News– Since all GOP candidates are doing well in the Golden State, the California GOP is declining to endorse any of the candidates seeking to replace highly unpopular Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom who is clinging to power by a thread.  One of the Republicans- former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer lit up sniveling Governor Newsom for crying that the recall is some sort of ‘GOP attempt at grabbing his seat.’  Mayor Faulconer said, “NO- it’s your performance” which has been extremely horrid.
  74. 2022 Monday: As everyone knows, I once was a Democrat until I switched parties and became a Republican.  I would like to say something to the RINOs corrupting the party, losers such as “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney and her horrible father, Dick, among others.  What is wrong with you people?  Dick should have been handed over to the Hague for war crimes because that man set the entire Iraq fiasco in motion, one that killed and maimed Americans that did not have to suffer those outcomes.  Just because Donald Trump put the Bush Family in its place is not reason enough to become anti-Trump which means, “ANTI-AMERICAN.”  You are doing it all over, instigating war with Russia, war with China, war with Iran.  At some point it must stop and the only way to achieve that outcome is to send every single one of you soul-sucking war vampires out of office and into disgrace.  Going to be a great week, let me know what you think- Chef Fritz Schlependrecht.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0916 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sycamore Road.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

Alan Jardine released his first- and only at the time of this presentation- solo album, “A Postcard from California” on June 19, 2010.  Jardine is one of the unsung Beach Boys greats and one would have thought that the remaining Beach Boys such as Mike Love and Bruce Johnston would have sought to continue the association but no, after the death of Carl Love, Love forced him out of the band which was truly peculiar.  Perhaps it’s because Love only wanted to play the original tunes in the original ways in which, they were recorded instead of continuing the evolution of the songs in the way Carl demanded.  Jardine, however, did not throw in the towel but carried on with his own band performing the tunes as he saw them and adding new ones (well, some unreleased ones) on this, his first solo album.  Jardine performs many of the instruments as well as the vocals but also had numerous guests with which to create an amazing album.  Almost everyone- including some Beach Boys- are here which makes for a glorious audio experience.  Even Glenn Campbell is here WHO was a Beach Boy for a brief period when Brian Wilson could no longer continue on the road.  Check it out- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] And if history taught properly, everyone would know the KKK were ALL f**king Democrats- and still are!

[ii] We presented the music of Roxy Music at the secondary blog and hope to do it at the main blog sometime within the next 3 years.  At the secondary blog, we began promoting the music of this famed British band as well as of Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay, and Phil Manzanera beginning on Wednesday, September 07, 2016, through several successive months.  We hope you will seek them out.

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

[iv] We look forward to promoting the music of U 2 when we promote the music of other more recent bands, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.

[v] 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.

[vi] When we do the Box Tops and some of the other great bands of the 1960s, we will also do the music of the Kingsmen.

[vii] We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members’ solo projects.  We 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.

[viii] We began promoting the music of Santana on Tuesday, 28-August-2012 through Tuesday, 23-October-2012.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed man and his band out wherever you can find them.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

213. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 01, 2022

2022 Monday: Friends, let me float a theory by you: could the war in Ukraine be a false flag operation of sorts? Joe Biden’s regime is on its last legs and the goons still have two years to go. Still, the world is accepting skyrocketing gas prices, energy shortages, food shortages, Russian and communist Chinese hegemony, and a concerted effort to topple prosperous Western democracies all in the name of saving a despotic regime in Eastern Europe.

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213. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 01, 2022:

Colorado Day (Colorado)

U.S. Interior Secretary Robert McClelland; U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger; U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas; U.S. Secretaries of War William H. Crawford, Lewis Cass, Joseph Holt, Robert Todd Lincoln, Russell A. Alger, and Elihu Root; Acting U.S. Secretary of War Alexander J. Dallas; Chef Olaf Bologolo, Bachman-Turner Overdrive featuring Tim Bachman, Bad Company featuring Boz Burrell, “The Twist” by Chubby Checker, Deep Purple featuring Tommy Bolin, Def Leppard featuring Joe Elliott, the Grass Roots featuring Ricky Coonce, the Grateful Dead featuring Jerry Garcia, the Kinks featuring Ian Gibbons, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band featuring Geoff Britton, “Voodoo Lounge” by the Rolling Stones, and UFO featuring Paul Gray:

  1. 30 BC: Julius Caesar’s great nephew Gaius Octavian and his troops enter the Egyptian city of Alexandria bringing the North African nation under the authority of the Roman Republic, soon to be the Roman Empire.   Meanwhile, Roman General Mark Anthony commits suicide rather than surrender to Octavian; he was 53 years old.  His lover- and the mother of Julius Caesar’s son, Caesarion- committed suicide a brief time later walled up in her burial chamber.  Her method: a King Cobra.
  2. 1177 Monday: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I and the 170th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander III sign the Treaty of Venice, bestowing power to the emperor.
  3. 1619 Thursday: The first black slaves arrive in North America, 20 poor souls, landing at Jamestown, Virginia, on this date.  Unbeknownst to stupid, mostly white liberals four centuries later, the blacks followed in the footsteps of indentured Irish laborers, people who were worth a dime a dozen and who suffered mightily at the hands of the bondholders.  Blacks had a price, the Irish did not, thus the slaveowners were obligated to provide better treatment to their slaves than to their indentured laborers.
  4. 1628 Tuesday: Austrian Emperor Ferdinand II declares that ALL Protestants in his empire convert to Catholicism.
  5. 1714 Wednesday: Britain’s Queen Anne died at age 49; George the I succeeded her.
  6. 1732 Friday: Construction crews lay the foundation for the Bank of England.
  7. 1774 Monday: Scientist Joseph Priestly and chemist Carl Wilhelm isolated oxygen from the air for the first time.
  8. 1780 Tuesday: A declining power, Sweden declares its neutrality so as to avoid fighting European wars.
  9. 1781 Wednesday: A British army under the command of General Charles Cornwallis occupies Yorktown, Virginia.
  10. 1790 Sunday: The first census of the U.S. population gives the figure of 3,939,214.  The areas included were the present states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia.
  11. 1807 Saturday: In Greencastle, Pennsylvania, future 4th U.S. Interior Secretary Robert McClelland is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Pierce from March 08, 1853, to March 09, 1857.
  12. 1815 Tuesday: The 9th U.S. Secretary of State William H. Crawford assumed office on this date.  Crawford served under President James Madison from today until October 22, 1816, and then became Treasury secretary.  Meanwhile, U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas stepped down from office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from March 02, 1815, until today.
  13. 1831 Monday: The 14th U.S. Secretary of War Lewis Cass assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until October 04, 1836, and then became ambassador to France, then U.S. Senator from Michigan, then President Pro Tempore of U.S. Senate and finally 22nd U.S. Secretary of State.
  14. 1834 Friday: Great Britain abolishes slavery throughout its Empire.  (They switched to using an endless supply of prison convicts).
  15. 1843 Tuesday: In Springfield, Illinois, future 35th U.S. Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln is born.  A Republican, he would serve under Presidents James A. Garfield and then Chester Alan Arthur from March 05, 1881, to March 04, 1885.
  16. 1867 Thursday: For the first time in U.S. history, blacks living in a southern state vote in state elections.
  17. 1873 Friday: Andrew S. Hallidie successfully tested a cable car, doing the design for San Francisco.
  18. 1876 Tuesday: Colorado became the 38th state to join the United States.
  19. 1893 Tuesday: Henry Perky and William Ford patented shredded wheat.
  20. 1894 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., the 25th U.S. Secretary of War Joseph Holt died at age 87.  A Republican, he served under President James Buchannan from January 18, 1861, to March 05, 1861.
  21. 1899 Tuesday: The 40th U.S. Secretary of War Russell A. Alger left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from March 05, 1897, until today.  His replacement- the 41st U.S. Secretary of War Elihu Root- assumed office on this date.  A Republican, too, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from today until January 31, 1904.
  22. 1907 Thursday: The U.S. Army Signal Corps established an aeronautical division, the forerunner of the U.S. Air Force.
  23. 1911 Tuesday: Harriet Quimby became the first woman to receive a U.S. pilot’s certificate from the Aero Club of America.  Her accomplishments included being the first woman to fly across the English Channel; however due to an accident she suffered in July 1912, she died at age 37.
  24. 1914 Saturday: The German army crosses the border at Trois Vierges into Luxembourg; Kaiser Wilhelm II declares war on nephew, Tsar Nicholas II’s Russia, too.  France and Germany continue mobilization…World War I gets underway.
  25. 1918 Thursday: British troops occupy Vladivostok, Russia, to help the White Russians fight the Reds.
  26. 1926 Sunday: French troops find themselves fighting the Druze in Damascus, Syria.
  27. 1930 Friday: In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, future 62nd U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger is born.  A Republican, he served under President George H.W. Bush from December 08, 1992, to January 20, 1993.
  28. 1933 Tuesday: In Dutch-controlled Indonesia, the authorities arrest resistance leader and future prime minister, Sukarno.  
  29. 1936 Saturday: The Olympics opened in Berlin with a ceremony presided over by Adolf Hitler.  The event would conclude on August 16. 
  30. 1940 Thursday: Adolf Hitler is chomping on the bit.  He has the German General Staff working hard at revising Operation Sealion, the German invasion of the British Isles.  The British are putting up a fight in the air and on the sea and the invasion cannot go forward until the Germans are masters of both.  The Luftwaffe must gain complete control of British skies. 
  31. 1941 Friday: New York Yankee pitcher Lefty Gomez walks a Major League Baseball record of batters—11—in a shutout game.  The Yankees won 9-0 over the St. Louis Browns.
  32. 1942 Saturday: Jerry Garcia, noted guitarist and singer with the Grateful Dead[i] and with other groups or as a solo artist, was born on this date in San Francisco, California.
  33. 1943 Sunday: Rioting broke out in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood after a false rumor spread that a police officer had shot and killed a black U.S. Army soldier who in fact had only been wounded; six people were killed in the violence.  Elsewhere, after the Japanese destroyer Amagiri collided with PT-109 during a nighttime mishap, the patrol boat sank off the coast of the Solomon Islands.  Lt. John F. Kennedy was in command of the PT-boat and eleven of the thirteen crewmembers survived the collision and subsequent sinking.  Meanwhile, future drummer with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band- Geoff Britton (1979)- is born in Lewisham, Southeast London.
  34. 1944 Tuesday: An uprising broke out in Warsaw against the Nazi occupation; the revolt lasted two months before collapsing.   The Poles had been securing and building up weapons in preparation for killing their Nazi tormentors.  Meanwhile, the Russians are drawing closer to Warsaw but won’t come to the aid of the Poles until after the Nazis crush the uprising.  
  35. 1945 Wednesday: Chef-blogger with the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, Olaf Bologolo, is born on this date in Hanford, California.
  36. 1946 Thursday: The United States established the Atomic Energy Commission.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the British bands King Crimson[ii] and Bad Company[iii]—Boz Burrell—is born in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England, on this date.   Elsewhere, future rock drummer with the Grass Roots[iv]—Ricky Coonce—is born in Los Angeles, California.
  37. 1951 Wednesday: Tommy Bolin, future guitarist with the bands, Zephyr[v], the James Gang[vi], and Deep Purple[vii], is born on this date in Sioux City, Iowa.  Elsewhere, future guitarist-vocalist Tim Bachman, who would play in Bachman-Turner Overdrive, [viii] is born in Winnipeg, Canada.
  38. 1953 Saturday: The first-ever aluminum-faced building underwent completion on this date.
  39. 1956 Wednesday: Congress amended the Social Security Act to provide benefits to disabled workers aged 50-64 and disabled adult children.
  40. 1957 Thursday: Canada and the United States create NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
  41. 1958 Friday: The nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus begins its dive beneath the polar ice cap.  Meanwhile, the price of a First-Class stamp in the U.S. goes from 3-cents to 4-cents, the first increase in 26 years.  Elsewhere, in Rochford, England, future member of the British rock band, UFO- Paul Gray (guitars/bass)- is born.
  42. 1959 Saturday: Future rock vocalist with the British hard rock band, Def Leppard[ix]—Joe Elliott—is born on this date in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.
  43. 1960 Monday: Chubby Checker[x] releases the hit single, “The Twist,” which would create a brand-new dance sensation bearing the same name.  
  44. 1966 Monday: Charles Joseph Whitman, 25, went on a shooting rampage at the University of Texas in Austin, killing 14 people.  Police gunned down Whitman, who had also murdered his wife and mother hours earlier.
  45. 1971 Sunday: George Harrison[xi] and friends’ concert for Bangladesh takes place in New York City.  This amazing show opened with Ravi Shankar and his fellow musicians performing Indian music and then various members of various British and U.S. rock bands such as Eric Clapton, Leon Russell, Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Badfinger, Billy Preston, aka the ‘Fifth Beatle,’ and loads of others.  We advise everyone to look for this album and movie.
  46. 1973 Wednesday: The movie “American Graffiti” opened in movie theaters worldwide.
  47. 1975 Friday: The Helsinki accords pledged the signatory nations to respect human rights.
  48. 1976 Sunday: Elizabeth Taylor divorces her sixth husband, Richard Burton, whom she had married a second time.
  49. 1981 Saturday: The rock music video channel MTV made its debut on this date; however, it now focuses on perversion, homosexuality, and other disgusting and degrading forms of ‘entertainment.’  
  50. 1982 Sunday: During their invasion of Lebanon, the Israelis blast the capital city of Beirut.
  51. 1986 Friday: John McEnroe and Tatum O’Neal married on this date.
  52. 1987 Saturday: Mike Tyson beats Tony “TNT” Tucker in a unanimous 12-round with which to retain the WBA, WBC, and won the IBF heavyweight boxing title.  Besides winning the IBF title from Tucker in a title unification bout, Tyson put his record to 31-0 while Tubbs’ record went to 34-1-1.
  53. 1988 Monday: Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh began broadcasting his nationally syndicate radio program on this date.
  54. 1990 Wednesday: Iraq pulls out of talks with Kuwait; soon the invasion would begin.
  55. 1993 Sunday: Reggie Jackson won admittance to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
  56. 1994 Monday: The Rolling Stones[xii] begin the Voodoo Lounge World Tour.  Elsewhere, Michael Jackson[xiii] and Lisa Marie Presley confirmed they had secretly married 11 weeks earlier.  However, in January 1996, Presley filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences with the “King of Pop.”
  57. 2005 Monday: Upon the death of King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Prince Abdullah becomes king. 
  58. 2006 Tuesday: Israel’s Security Council decides to continue the incursion into Lebanon even though the world is calling on the Israelis to stop fighting that Hezbollah trash set in motion.  Don’t stop until you wipe all of them out.  Period.
  59. 2007 Wednesday: The eight-lane Interstate 35W Bridge, a major Minneapolis artery, collapsed into the Mississippi River during even rush hour, killing 13 people.  Elsewhere, the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex goes down a whopping 615 points in a single day, the third such worst collapse in the history of stock markets.
  60. 2008 Friday: Unemployment in the United States hits 5.7-percent, its highest rate in four years.  You know it must be an election year.
  61. 2009 Saturday: The thugs ruling Venezuela order the closure of at least 34 privately-owned radio stations.  It’s all for the ‘revolution’ don’t you know?  No- it’s what flipping communist do.  First thing that goes is freedom of speech.  Meanwhile, in Punjab, Pakistan, following claims that Christians desecrated a Holy Quran, jihadists murder six Christians. 
  62. 2010 Sunday: Following Palestinian thugs firing rockets into Israel last night, the Israelis launch airstrikes against Hamas thugs in the Gaza Strip.  Elsewhere, Venezuelan thug dictator Hugo Chavez- claiming the Colombians are going to invade his country to liberate people- threatens to send Venezuelan military forces to their shared border.  Colombia responds that in so many words, he’s full of fecal matter.
  63. 2011 Monday: Muslims are getting mighty uppity in Xinjiang Province, China, what with rioting which has led to at least 11 deaths including five jihadists and another 20-to-30 injured.  The Chi-Coms are preparing to crack down on the scum.  Meanwhile, North Korea continues playing the United States for chumps by saying they are willing to engage in the Six-Party Talks yet again.  Fine people, exceptionally fine people, the lying North Koreans.   Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives holds another vote and this time is able to raise the DEBT LIMIT CEILING so as to avert the 2011 Debt Limit Ceiling Crisis.  The Democrats want to spend and spend and spend…so what else is new?  
  64. 2012 Wednesday: Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak announces that in 30 days, ALL ultra-orthodox Jewish men will become available for the nation’s military draft.  Of course, the ultra-orthodox are unhappy but when it comes to defending one’s country, you do what you must do.
  65. 2013 Thursday: Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Republican, urged grassroots activists to join him in his fight to defund the president’s signature law, the Affordable Care Act…they donated millions to the cause.   Meanwhile, defying Barack Obama and the United States, Vladimir Putin granted Edward Snowden temporary asylum, allowing the National Security Agency leaker to slip out of the Moscow airport where he had been holed up for weeks.
  66. 2014 Friday: Days after imposing additional sanctions against Russia, U.S. President Barack Obama contacts Russian President Vladimir Putin to express concern about Russia’s continuing support of Ukrainian separatists.  Meanwhile, a medical examiner ruled that a New York City police officer’s chokehold caused the death of Eric Garner, whose videotaped arrest, and final pleas of “I can’t breathe!” had sparked outrage.  What happened to Mr. Garner was not right; however, as impartial we must point out that from the moment police tried to take Garner into custody, he resisted arrest and continued resisting arrest until he died.  Do not fight the cops when they want to arrest you.
  67. 2015 Saturday: After Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla warned creditors the previous June that if its debt did not undergo restructuring to keep the commonwealth afloat, Puerto Rico fails to make a $58 billion payment on bonds issued by the Public Finance Corporation.  In other news, Palestinian riffraff have been causing trouble for the Israelis who after the scumbags murder an innocent wee babe in his crib by setting him on fire leads Israeli Defense Forces to take the fight to the human garbage.  At least two Palestinian 17-year-olds are killed in the resulting fray.
  68. 2016 Monday:  In the autonomous district of Yamalo-Nenets, Siberia, an outbreak of anthrax kills one person, sickens another eight, and kills at least 2,300 reindeer.  The authorities blame it on…climate change…what else?  Elsewhere, after receiving a request from the ‘government’ in Libya to take out ISIS thugs in Sirte, NATO warplanes arrive on scene, drops loads of bombs, and according to the government kills a whole lotta scumbags.
  69. 2017 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate confirms the Honorable Christopher A. Wray the next head of the FBI, thus ending the era of the corrupt James Comey.  Elsewhere, in Herat, Afghanistan, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- strikes again when a bomb blast at the Jawadia Shia Mosque kills at least 30 and injures and maims countless others.  Got to love the religion!  Next, famed keyboardist with the rock band, Steppenwolf- Goldy McJohn- died in Seattle, Washington, on this date from a heart attack; he was 72 years old.
  70. 2018 Wednesday: The remains of dozens of presumed casualties of the Korean War were returned to U.S. soil; in an emotional ceremony in Hawaii, military members carried 55 boxes draped with American flags off two military transport planes.  Meanwhile, in Paris, angry ticket agents at the Eiffel Tower go on strike leaving tens of thousands of tourists perplexed as to WTF to do?
  71. 2019 Thursday: Keyboardist with the Kinks[xiv] from 1979 to the early 1990s- Ian Gibbons- died at his home in England from bladder cancer; he was only 67.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate confirms Kelly Craft as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.  Elsewhere, due to Chi-Com intransigence, President Donald J. Trump announces via a tweet that starting September 1, 2019, the U.S. is going to slap a 10-percent tariff on $300 billion of Chi-Com exports.  Good.  The SOBs have been raping the United States for a long, long time.  Time to make those bloodsuckers pay.
  72. 2020 Saturday: Florida is bracing today for incoming Hurricane Isaias.  Meanwhile, Democrats and Republicans are working hard to craft a new Chinese Virus relief package.  The Democrats want to continue giving unemployed Americans $600 atop their state unemployment checks while the GOP wants to slash the additional funding to $200 atop the weekly state unemployment checks.  The GOP wants workers to return to work while the Democrats seek to keep them at home, dependent upon federal government until well after the November elections.  Democrats seek to topple the U.S. economy as only then can uber-leftists force Marxism down the throats of the American people.  Finally, BOTH Democrats and Republicans slam President Donald J. Trump for seeking to remove U.S. troops from Germany and redeploy them farther east to countries such as Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, as well as bring some of them home.  Very few NATO member countries fail to pay their annual 2-percent dues.   As for the most prosperous nation in Western Europe and a linchpin of the alliance: Germany wants U.S. troops to protect them from Russia, yet Angela Merkel makes energy deals with Vladimir Putin for natural gas pipelines coming directly into her country.  This is bulls**t! 
  73. 2020 Saturday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, the Kung Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 17,594,541 confirmed cases, UP 273,147, 679,439 confirmed deaths, UP 5,617, and 10,333,166 confirmed recoveries, UP 178,140.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 4,686,214 confirmed cases, UP 61,034 new cases, 156,370 confirmed deaths, UP 1,124, and 2,293,228 confirmed recoveries, UP 30,254. 
  74. 2020 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states where 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: 500,130 confirmed cases, 9,224 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 2,197 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,243 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 55,803 confirmed cases, 1,564 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at the numbers of another state we haven’t looked at lately, Pennsylvania, the “Keystone State,” one of the worst states for out-of-control liberal politics.  The number of cases in the state is 112,936 while the number of deaths is 13,588.  No mention of the number of confirmed recoveries.  Such a shame but the one thing we do know is that Governor Tom Wolf is little more than a hardcore political hack.
  75. 2021 Sunday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 198,968,742 confirmed cases, +460,657, 4,239,563 confirmed deaths, +7,115 and 179,593,456 confirmed recoveries, +342,991.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,767,126 confirmed cases, UP 21,102 from yesterday’s reporting, 629,380 confirmed deaths, UP 70, [i] and 29,673,290 confirmed recoveries, UP 7,173.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]  
  76. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,938 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 93,140 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  77. 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: 3,965,396 confirmed cases, 64,423 confirmed deaths, and 2,100,971 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,636,066 confirmed cases, 39,079 confirmed deaths, and 2,089,018 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 42,862 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 474,835 confirmed cases, 6,168 confirmed deaths, and 230,729 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Missouri: they have 681,518 confirmed cases, 10,289 confirmed deaths, and 577,236 confirmed recoveries. [iii]    
  78. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 875,801 confirmed cases, 6,477 confirmed deaths, and 850,950 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Gambia, 166th country on the list: 7,709 cases of the virus, 212 confirmed deaths and 6,600 confirmed recoveries. [iv]     
  79. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,935.47, DOWN 149.06 points (-0.42%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,672.68, DOWN 105.59 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,395.26, DOWN 23.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.81 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.55 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,045.90 per troy oz, -2.50 (-0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, 0.00 (-0.04%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,660.50 per troy oz, +14.52 (+0.55%).[vi] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per CNY/T, +22,500.00 (+2.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,597.75 per USD/T, +2.25 (+0.09%). [vii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Iraqi Dinar, one greenback equals 1,458.00 and in Jamaican Dollar, a buck equal 154.26 and in Japanese Yen, one dollar equals 109.70 of theirs. [viii]        
  80. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.373 per gallon, $2.971 in Florida, $4.084 in Hawaii, and $3.854 in Washington state. [ix]    Let’s look at one other location- Louisiana: $2.816.  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- Jamaica: $4.711 per U.S. Gallon.[x]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,591,181,135,271 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after United Arab Emirates, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Mexico with $49 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  81. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 131 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the horrendous humanitarian disaster along the southern border and to have done absolutely NOTHING about it.  It’s also her 37th day since her one and only visit to the southern border and to have done absolutely NOTHING about it.   When we say ‘nothing,’ we mean, “NOTHING.”  It is time she laid down her duties- not that she ever picked them up- and returned home to spend more time with her family.  Adios.  Customs and Border Protection officials report that in the month of June, the authorities caught 190,000 illegals which means many, many more were able to have beaten the dragnet.   Speaking of CBP, former acting commissioner of the organization- Mark Morgan- calls out the hypocrisy of both Joe Biden and the Democrats over their stoppage of the border wall construction- ‘it would be cheaper to complete the wall rather than care for all of these frigging illegal aliens.’
  82. 2021 Sunday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Speaking of the horrendous ongoing mess along the southern border, here are the numbers reported by One America News for this disgusting disaster we have no choice but to watch.  It affects all of us, it harms all of us, and it will eat away at the guts of the country until everything implodes.  First, here is the COST THIS DAY of caring for all the frigging illegal aliens: $583,016,384.   Second, here is the COST THIS YEAR: $232,911,831,040.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal aliens estimated to have crossed the border this year: 2,387,159.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegals believed to be within the United States: 36,387,160.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- if you have read our blog site for any length of time, then you know we estimated as far back as 2009 when we first began being the voice of the culinary worker and professional chef that back then, we believed the number to be between 35-to-50 million whereas now, we suspect the honest-to-God number is closer to 75-100 million which means we have the seeds of our own demise residing within our country.  DEPORT THEM NOW no matter the difficulty or the cost.
  83. 2021 Sunday H: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– While sending Cubans back to their communist hellhole, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says that at least 100,000 Haitians will be provided work permits so they can work (and vote) in the U.S. without fear.  Elsewhere, seizures of fentanyl along the southern border are up by as much as 4,000-percent.  CBP officials report the drug comes from labs in Mexico supplied by the Chi-Coms and that it is used in cocaine, heroin, and in pill presses to create fake oxycontin and other pharmaceutical prescribed drugs being used by Americans.  Deaths are going way up once again now that President Donald J. Trump is not in the White House.
  84. 2021 Sunday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Former Iranian thug President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says that while HE was president, the government lied for EIGHT years about its countless human rights abuses and violations.  Mahmoud, everyone knows that.  Iranian leaders are ALL liars.  Elsewhere, the government of Myanmar has extended its ‘state of emergency’ with the leader of the coup proclaimed the prime minister.  Meanwhile, the war in Afghanistan continues to rage what with the cities of Herat, Lashkar Gah, and Kandahar being attacked and overwhelmed in some places.  In the western portion of the country, the Taliban has attacked a United Nations compound.
  85. 2021 Sunday J:  COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– As drooling Joe Biden continues trying to discern ways by which he can coerce the American people into taking the Kung Flu vaccines, Governor Kim Reynolds, R-IA, says ‘nope’ to offering $100 incentives to entice her citizens into getting the shots.  (Note- we suspect they could jack it up to $1,000 per jab and people would still say, “HELL, NO, we are not getting this duck dreck”).  Meanwhile, CNN ‘health expert’ John Berman puts the blame for the ongoing ‘pandemic’ onto the shoulders of the unvaccinated while totally ignoring the wide-open borders and the hundreds of thousands of infected illegals pouring across into the United States.  Good try, Mr. Berman, but it’s all bullshit.  This dimwit also says that Joe Biden declared victory ‘way too early.’ 
  86. 2021 Sunday K: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Two countries- Thailand and Indonesia- are pushing away from using Chi-Com vaccines, finding fault with how they are manufactured and the myriad side effects they cause the recipients.  (Note- NO one should use any vaccine from either the Chi-Coms or the Russians.  Both are f**ked up countries).   Elsewhere, a new poll says that only 45-percent of the American people are concerned about getting the Chi-Vi while 13-percent- hardcore liberals- wet their beds at night in terror of contracting it.   What’s more, Xi Jinping Bat Flu deaths and hospitalizations are at record lows.  Yes, the Delta variant of the Chi-Com flu is much more contagious- like the common cold- but much less lethal.  Also let’s not forget that about one week ago today, the Dems were beginning to drive up the fears of the Lambda variant but then abruptly yanked that one back for use at a later date.  Delta comes from India while Lambda comes from Peru. 
  87. 2021 Sunday L: Health and Medical Alerts– Fox News host Judge Janine Pirro says that the government is setting up for future COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions- especially going into 2022 so the Dems and their RINO sycophants can replicate the elections theft they perfected in conjunction with the Chi-Coms in 2020.  Judge Pirro points out that the LEFT is the science deniers.  She also asked what the ‘endgame’ in this horrible scheme is? In other Chi-Vi news, the Centers for Disease Control is paying the National Football League’s Alumni Association $3.5 million to get retired players to coerce current players into taking the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines even though they have no desire to do it.  Next, in two San Francisco, California, hospitals, 233 breakthrough cases among fully vaccinated staff have occurred with at least TWO of them hospitalized.  Finally, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, R, is blasting health officials for exaggerating COVID-19’s danger via their frightening hyperbole.
  88. 2021 Sunday M: Political News I– The ‘mask mandate’ imposed by nonagenarian U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is not only unpopular with most Republicans, but  also becoming increasingly unpopular with many Democrats as well- so says the polls.  Speaking of mask mandates, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel “Bow-Wow” Bowser like many other Democrats- including “Mumbles” Pelosi and her corpulent sidekick, Rep. Jerrold “Tub-of-Goo” Nadler, DS-NY 10th CD, all have been captured wandering around sans masks.  Next, Democrats are fretting over the fact that millions of Americans could soon be homeless once the moratorium on evictions vanishes but here’s the deal: most of the $45 billion earmarked for helping renters and mortgage holders keep current remains unused which means it’s resting peacefully in the pockets of Democrat and RINO politicians.   
  89. 2021 Sunday N: Political News II– We have been long hoping for this but it sounds like former Alaska GOP Governor Sarah Palin could return to politics and take a go at highly unpopular current Senator Lisa Murkowski in 2022.  We hope to God she runs and beats this Republican-in-name-only.  She would be an amazing addition to the U.S. Senate.  Meanwhile, U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd CD, says that ‘IF he gets the gavel in November 2022, he will launch investigations into drooling Joe Biden and extremely corrupt House Speaker “Mumbles” Pelosi.   Speaking of moronic Democrats, the police chief of Charleston, South Carolina, Luther Reynolds, says that the Democrats’ Defund the Police scheme is blowing up in their faces.
  90. 2021 Sunday O: Business News– Amazon has been slammed with a $886 million fine over a recent data law breach.  Meanwhile, British-based bank Monzo Bank Ltd finds itself embroiled in a money-laundering mess.
  91. 2022 Monday: Friends, let me float a theory by you: could the war in Ukraine be a false flag operation of sorts?  Joe Biden’s regime is on its last legs and the goons still have two years to go.  Still, the world is accepting skyrocketing gas prices, energy shortages, food shortages, Russian and communist Chinese hegemony, and a concerted effort to topple prosperous Western democracies all in the name of saving a despotic regime in Eastern Europe.  I suspect that once liberal lunatics such as Joe f**king Biden seize power as his good buddy, Justin Trudeau has already done and others follow, the New World Order will be imposed on the global population with the Chi-Coms at the top.  This is evil, coordinated, and propaganda/fake news supported, and I fear if they find a way to force everyone to remain at home another election cycle, it will become a fait accompli.  Although Ukraine is being destroyed, it will be rebuilt once the world is starved into submission, the people driven into poverty, and freeze in the winters and broil in the summers, it will be too late.  Tell me what you think- Chef Hector.

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The next album by Beach Boys’ genius, Brian Wilson, is his first seasonal release: “What I Really Want for Christmas,” an album that came out on October 18, 2005.  The Beach Boys had a glorious Christmas album so it would make sense that Brian would do something similar and thus, here it is.  Besides doing some of his classic Beach Boys tunes such as “Little St. Nick” and “The Man with All the Toys,” he delivers some amazing covers of other, classic Yuletide tunes.  As always, he has a superb cast of supporting musicians with which to deliver a delightful holiday package.  We hope you will seek this one out and consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure around the holidays.  You will be extremely glad you did- we guarantee it.

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

[ii] We 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.

[iii] We promoted the music of Led Zeppelin- among other numerous interconnected bands beginning with the Yardbirds on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through vocalist Paul Rodgers of both Free and Bad Company on Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope you will check them all out.

[iv] We offered the music of this famed West Coast band- the Grass Roots- beginning on Thursday, 06-February-2014 through Saturday, 22-February-2014.  We hope you will seek their music out by visiting whatever site you choose for the absolute best in rock music.  You will be glad you did.

[v] Not sure if we will ever get to the music of Zephyr but we sure as heck to do so within the next, uh, 25 years or so.

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

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

[viii] 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.

[ix] Not sure when we will offer the music of Def Leppard but we hope to do it sometime within the next decade.  Please, keep posted for further information.

[x] When we do the old rock-and-rollers and the blues men, Chubby Checkers will be among them.

[xi] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    We hope you will seek them out and consider adding these albums to your collection.  We thank you.

[xii] 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.

[xiii] We expect to present the music of the Jackson Five and Michael Jackson sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned for future developments.

[xiv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xx] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

205. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2022

2020 Friday D: Communist China orders the U.S. to close its consulate in Chengdu as retaliation for the U.S. order to them to close their spy hub in Houston. The Chin swear they are not going to leave the Houston, Texas, consulate but they need to get their s**t and get the hell out of the country. All U.S. personnel in communist China should come home…NOW.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 110

205. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2022:

Pioneer Day (Utah)

President (and Secretary of State) Martin Van Buren; Supreme Court Associate Justices John Hessin Clarke and William J. Brennan; U.S. Interior Secretary Hubert Work; U.S. Secretary of State John M. Clayton; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John M. Dix; U.S. Secretary of War Kenneth Claiborne Royall; America featuring Dan Peek, “House of the Rising Sun” by the Animals, the Beatles, “Stained Glass” by Judas Priest, and the Yardbirds featuring Jim McCarty:

  1. 1534 Tuesday: Jacques Cartier lands in Canada, claims it for the king of France.
  2. 1567 Monday: Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate her throne and one-year-old James VI is proclaimed the king of Scotland.
  3. 1651 Monday: Free black Anthony Johnson receives a land grant for 250 acres in the Virginia Colony.
  4. 1704 Thursday: English and Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar.
  5. 1745 Saturday: Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII of Scotland much to the chagrin of the British.
  6. 1783 Thursday: Simon Bolivar, the Latin American revolutionary and liberator, was born on this date.  Meanwhile, the land of Georgia (in south central Asia) becomes a protectorate of Tsarist Russia.
  7. 1796 Sunday: In Dagsboro, Delaware, the future 18th U.S. Secretary of State John M. Clayton is born.  First a National Republican, then a Whig, and finally a member of the American Party, he served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore / served from March 08, 1849, to July 22, 1850.
  8. 1798 Tuesday: In Boscawen, N.H., future 24th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John M. Dix is born on this date.  A future Democrat and then a Republican he served under President James Buchanan from January 15, 1861, to March 06, 1861.
  9. 1847 Saturday: Brigham Young and his Mormon followers arrive at the site of Salt Lake City in Utah.  Meanwhile, Richard M. Hoe patented the rotary printing press on this date.
  10. 1858 Saturday: Republican senatorial candidate Abraham Lincoln formally challenged Democrat Stephen A. Douglas to a series of political debates; the result was seven face-to-face encounters. 
  11. 1862 Thursday: Martin Van Buren, the eighth president of the United States, and the first to have been born a U.S. citizen, died at age 79 in Kinderhook, New York, the town where he was born.  Prior to becoming president, Van Buren also served the nation as first, its 10th secretary of state, serving under President Andrew Jackson March 28, 1829, to May 31, 1831. Then, he became the nation’s 8th vice president serving under President Andrew Jackson March 04, 1833, to March 04, 1837. 
  12. 1866 Tuesday: Tennessee became the first former Confederate state to be readmitted by the Union.
  13. 1894 Tuesday: In Goldsboro, N.C., future 56th and final U.S. Secretary of War Kenneth Claiborne Royall is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from July 19, 1947, to September 18, 1947, and then became the 1st U.S. Secretary of the Army.  After this, the U.S. Department of War would become the U.S. Department of Defense[i].
  14. 1911 Monday: Yale University professor Hiram Bingham III found the “Lost City of the Incas,” Machu Picchu, in Peru.
  15. 1915 Saturday: The SS Eastland, a passenger ship carrying more than 2,500 people, rolled onto its side while docked at the Clark Street Bridge on the Chicago River; an estimated 844 people died in the disaster.
  16. 1916 Monday: The 68th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Hessin Clarke assumed his position on the court on this date.  President Woodrow Wilson nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Republican Associate Justice Charles Evans Hughes.  Justice Clarke served from today until September 18, 1922.
  17. 1923 Tuesday: In Switzerland, diplomats conclude the Treaty of Lausanne, which settled the boundaries of modern Turkey.
  18. 1928 Tuesday: The 29th U.S. Interior Secretary Hubert Work left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge from March 04, 1923, until today.
  19. 1929 Wednesday: President Herbert Hoover proclaims the Kellogg-Bryant Pact, which renounces all war.
  20. 1933 Monday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt gives his fourth ‘fireside chat.’  Elsewhere, for the first time on radio, people heard “The Romance of Helen Trent,” a show that continued for a total of 7,222 episodes.
  21. 1937 Saturday: The state of Alabama dropped charges against four of the nine young black men accused of raping two white women in the infamous “Scottsboro Case.”
  22. 1940 Wednesday: Now that Western Europe- with the exception of nonbelligerent Axis allies Fascist Spain and Portugal- is under Nazi control, the government of Romania nationalizes the Astra-Romanian Oil Company which is part of the Dutch Shell Oil Company. 
  23. 1941 Thursday: During World War II at Grodz, Lithuania, the Nazis and their Axis allies execute the entire Jewish population of the city.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt demands that all Japanese troops leave the Vichy-French colony of Indochina.  Later this same day, the Vichy French and Imperial Japan come to an agreement on stationing Japanese troops there.
  24. 1943 Saturday: The Italian Fascist government convenes in Rome, and it would appear that Il Duce Benito Mussolini may be on the ropes.  His failures have brought the war home to the Italian Peninsula.  Elsewhere, future drummer of the Yardbirds[ii], Jim McCarty, is born Walton, Liverpool, England, on this date.
  25. 1944 Monday: Russian forces continue battering German and Finnish forces north and south of the fabled city of Leningrad.  Elsewhere, in Italy, the Allies continue building up the Anzio beachhead and hope to exploit increasing German weaknesses in their defense-in-depth to break out and race for Rome.
  26. 1948 Saturday: Soviet occupation forces in Germany blockade West Berlin.  The U.S.-British airlift commenced the following day.
  27. 1952 Thursday: President Harry S. Truman announced a settlement in a 53-day steel strike.
  28. 1956 Tuesday: Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis ended their team, a partnership that lasted a decade, having commenced on July 25, 1946.
  29. 1959 Friday: During a visit to Moscow, Vice President Richard M. Nixon engaged in his famous “kitchen debate” with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev.
  30. 1961 Monday: In what would become an onerous trend, the first U.S. airliner is hijacked by a nut who demands that it be flown to communist Cuba.
  31. 1965 Saturday: For the first time in the history of the group, the British band, the Animals[iii], lands on the Top 40 Radio with “House of the Rising Sun.”
  32. 1967 Monday: The Beatles[iv] sign a petition in the “Times of London” calling for legalized marijuana.
  33. 1969 Thursday: The Apollo 11 astronauts—two of whom had been the first men to set foot on the moon—splashed down safely in the Pacific Ocean.  Meanwhile, in the Court of Appeals, Muhammad Ali is convicted of draft evasion for refusing to enter the U.S. Army. 
  34. 1974 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) unanimously ruled that President Richard M. Nixon had to turn over subpoenaed White House tape recordings to the Watergate special prosecutor.  
  35. 1975 Wednesday: Upon a successful first-ever docking with a Soviet Soyuz capsule, Apollo 18 returns to Earth by splashing down in the Pacific Ocean.
  36. 1978 Monday: The New York Yankees fire manager, Billy Martin, for the first of three times. 
  37. 1979 Tuesday: Little Richard[v], billed as the Reverend Richard Penniman, spoke to a revival meeting in San Francisco, CA, about the dangers of rock-and-roll.
  38. 1983 Sunday: In what becomes known as the “Pine Tar Game,” the Kansas City Royals’ George Brett’s homerun is disallowed in a game against the New York Yankees but is later overturned.
  39. 1985 Wednesday: Walt Disney released their 25th full-length cartoon, entitled, “The Black Cauldron.”
  40. 1987 Friday: Hulda Crooks, at 91 years of age, climbed Mt. Fuji.  Hulda became the oldest person to climb Japan’s highest peak.
  41. 1990 Tuesday: U.S. warships in the Persian Gulf go on alert after Iraq places nearly 30,000 troops on the border between them and Kuwait.  Elsewhere, a wrongful death trial involving Judas Priest[vi] opened in Reno, Nev.  Parents had charged in a lawsuit that the band’s “Stained Class” album contained subliminal messages that drove two teenagers to attempt suicide.  The judge cleared the group.
  42. 1997 Thursday: In Arlington, Va., the 90th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William J. Brennan, died on this date.  President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated the Democrat to fill the seat of Democrat Associate Justice Sherman Minton.  Brennan served from October 15, 1956, to July 20, 1990.
  43. 1998 Friday: A gunman burst into the U.S. Capitol, killing two police officers before being shot and captured.  The shooter, Russell Eugene Weston Jr. is still being held in a federal mental facility.
  44. 2002 Wednesday: Nine coal miners became trapped in a flooded tunnel of the Quecreek Mine in western Pennsylvania; the story happily ended 77 hours later with the rescue of all nine.
  45. 2004 Saturday: In Karachi, Pakistan, a roadside bomb detonates killing at least seven Islamic seminary students passing by- authorities believe the students were the targets.  WTF?
  46. 2005 Sunday: Cyclist Lance Armstrong retires after winning his seventh straight Tour d’ France cycling contest; later, he would be proven for the drug-using liar he always he denied he was.  Meanwhile, a police station in Baghdad goes up in a massive cloud of smoke as jihadist scumbags drive a truck bomb into the building, detonate, blow it sky high killing at least 39 people- most of them civilians- and wounding God knows how many others.  What is wrong with these people?
  47. 2006 Monday: Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah brags on Al-Jazeera TV how he discussed kidnapping two Israeli soldiers with Lebanese politicians before the POS carried out the attack.  A hit squad coming for you sometime soon- crucify him.  Meanwhile, after being on a hunger strike for 16 days, Iraqi authorities drag deposed dictator Saddam Hussein down to the hospital and force feed him with a feeding tube.
  48. 2007 Tuesday: In Libya, the five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian P.A. that were condemned to death for having- supposedly given Libyan children HIV-AIDS on purpose- are leaving the country for Sofia after the Bulgarian government negotiated with the Libyan government to secure their release.  Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin wags his finger at the Brits by accusing them of ‘colonialist thinking’ in their demands for the extradition of Andrei Lugovoy whom the Brits claim is the alleged murderer of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko who was living in their country.
  49. 2008 Thursday: In Berlin, Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, gives a speech at the Victory Column that draws more than 200,000 people, the most he’s drawn at any time during his campaign to win the White House.  (It was reminiscent of speeches given by the Fuhrer back in the day with Germans more or less doing the raised arm salutes so popular back in the day.  Obama should be so proud).
  50. 2009 Friday: Trying to tamp down a national uproar over race, President Barack Hussein Obama acknowledged using unfortunate words in declaring that Cambridge, Mass., police had “acted stupidly” in arresting black scholar Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr. adding he’d invited the Harvard professor and Sgt. James Crowley, the arresting officer, for “a beer here in the White House,” the so-called “Beer Summit.”  This would become the norm for the Obama administration as he inserted himself into every racial incident over the course of his eight years in office, of which there would be many.
  51. 2010 Saturday:  Rallies to release Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman facing execution for adultery, occur in Paris, New York City, Ottawa, and elsewhere.  Elsewhere, the U.S. and South Korea commence carrying out military exercises with tens of thousands of troops, numerous naval vessels, and warplanes as a show of force to the North Koreans who are always talking crap.  The North wants to start something so badly
  52. 2011 Sunday:  Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi appoints Hisham Qandil as Prime Minister and asks him to form a new government.  Elsewhere- in Farmington, Missouri- longtime member of the rock band, America[vii], Dan Peek (guitars/bass/keyboards/vocals), died at age 60 in his sleep from fibrinous pericarditis.  Meanwhile, as Democrats continue trying to raise the debt ceiling so they can spend more and more, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says that his boss- President Barack Hussein Obama- won’t invoke the U.S. Constitution and unilaterally raise it himself. 
  53. 2012 Tuesday: Vice-President John Dramani Mahama becomes President of Ghana after President John Atta Mills, dies.  Elsewhere, USA Today reports the discovery of four barrels containing 248 human fetuses in the Sverdlovsk Oblast region.  An abortionist run amok.
  54. 2013 Wednesday: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden remains in Moscow, Russia; he is stranded at Russia’s Sheremetyevo International Airport.  Elsewhere in the world, things continue going from bad to worse in Mexico.  In the state of Michoacan, federal law enforcement officers engage in a running gun battle with members of the Knights Templar drug cartel.  At least two officers are killed and 20 narcoterrorists.  Clever work, federales. 
  55. 2014 Thursday:  Arseny Yatseniuk, prime minister of Ukraine, submits his resignation in frustration over inaction of the parliament to address energy needs and military funding.  Meanwhile, a convoy carrying prisoners in northern Iraq comes under attack by jihadist thugs.  In the ensuing melee, 52 prisoners and eight Iraq government guards are killed and loads of others wounded. 
  56. 2015 Friday: After two researchers hack wirelessly into a Fiat-Chrysler automobile, 10 miles away, which enabled them to control the brakes and steering, the auto company recalls 1.4 million vehicles.  This ‘hack’ causes numerous other automakers concern that the same thing can happen to their automobiles.  Meanwhile, U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama[viii] returns to his home country of Kenya to begin a historic two-day visit.
  57. 2016 Sunday: The International Olympic Committee announces it won’t fully ban Russia for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro over repeated violations over doping.   The World Anti-Doping Agency or WADA called for a complete ban but the IOC says it will permit some Russian athletes to participate in the games.  Meanwhile, California continues to burn as the Sand Fire outside Santa Clarita, California, has doubled in size to 22,000 acres with no end in sight.  IF only Democratic leadership would maintain the forests and begin building new reservoirs to hold water, so much could be changed in the Golden State.   The Dems won’t do it.
  58. 2017 Monday: In a speech to a national Boy Scout gathering in West Virginia, President Donald J. Trump railed against his enemies and promoted his political agenda, bringing an angry reaction from some parents and former Scouts from both parties.  Oh, boo f**king hoo.  Democrats always attack their enemies, whether from the pulpits of black churches, in schools, in speeches, and everywhere else they can.  What a load of crap.
  59. 2018 Tuesday: Near Athens, Greece, swift-moving wildfires, blamed on out-of-control global warming, continue wreaking havoc across the region killing 91, injuring 104, and causing another 600 to flee into the water being rescued by boats.   Meanwhile, following a drug overdose, singer Demi Lovato[ix] finds herself in the hospital.  Elsewhere, the Syrians are down a jet after one crossed into Israeli-controlled Golan Heights and the Israeli Defense Force shot it down.  
  60. 2019 Wednesday: Senile Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III- struggling to speak and forgetting where he’s at in a sentence- reports to the U.S. Senate that ‘President Donald J. Trump was NOT cleared of obstruction of justice charges and reiterates that Russia did indeed interfere in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election.’  Millions of Americans find it both shameful and personally embarrassing that the Democrats continue trotting this old fogey out to continue trying to tarnish the 45th president.  Send the old man to a rest home already.   Meanwhile, Europe is best with its hottest ever recorded temperatures causing Greta Thunberg to rush into the bunker.  In Germany, thermometers hit 104.9° F while in the Netherlands, temps hit 102.5° F which is a typical summer’s day in California.  Ah, well, we understand their anguish because we have air conditioning, and they mostly don’t.  No wonder Europeans hate America.
  61. 2020 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 15,628,936 confirmed cases, UP by 310,939 cases, 636,262 confirmed deaths, UP by 10,410 deaths, and 8.917,141 confirmed recoveries, UP by 195,726 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,179,560 confirmed cases, UP by 79,759 new cases, 147,534 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,239 new deaths, and 1,252,170 confirmed recoveries, UP by 32,537 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).
  62. 2020 Friday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 435,334 confirmed cases, UP 7,718, 8,186 confirmed deaths, UP by 159, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,490 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,125 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 50,009 confirmed cases, 1,482 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  63. 2020 Friday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,469.89, DOWN 182.44 points (-0.68%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,363.18, DOWN 98.24 points (-0.94%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,215.63, DOWN 20.03 points (-0.62%).  The price of GOLD is $1,900.30 per troy oz., +2.80 (+0.15%) while the price of SILVER is $22.98 per troy ounce, +0.125 (+0.55%).  The price of PLATINUM is $955.40 per troy oz, -1.00 (-0.10) while the price of COPPER is $2.89 per pound, +0.002 (+0.07%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.34 per barrel, +0.05 (+0.12%).
  64. 2020 Friday C: President Donald J. Trump signed four executive orders designed to lower drug prices for all Americans.  As things have stood for decades, Americans are screwed on health care costs because allied and other nations enjoy cheaper, more reasonable costs for their prescription drugs.  The first order would permit importation of medications from countries where the costs are more reasonable and realistic.  A nation such as Canada would be among the prime countries of export.  Another executive order removes the huge profits wholesalers enjoy- so-called middlemen- by slashing them to much more reasonable amounts.  The third order would cut the costs of insulin while the fourth would force the federal government to buy drugs for Medicare at the lower costs they are in other countries.  Now, how about allowing ALL health care providers to compete in every state as well as to offer a wider variety of plans addressing all needs of all Americans?  That would be amazing.  
  65. 2020 Friday D: Communist China orders the U.S. to close its consulate in Chengdu as retaliation for the U.S. order to them to close their spy hub in Houston.  The Chin swear they are not going to leave the Houston, Texas, consulate but they need to get their s**t and get the hell out of the country.  All U.S. personnel in communist China should come home…NOW.
  66. 2021 Saturday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 194,410,034 confirmed cases, +57,040, 4,168,451 confirmed deaths, +11,198 and 176,469,967 confirmed recoveries, +49,184.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,184,261 confirmed cases, DOWN 84,993 from yesterday’s reporting, 626,713 confirmed deaths, UP 127, [x] and 29,478,173 confirmed recoveries, UP 28,950.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xi]  
  67. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 308,271 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 95,807 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  68. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,903,614 confirmed cases, 64,230 confirmed deaths, and 2,088,821 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,525,341 confirmed cases, 38,670 confirmed deaths (DOWN), and 2,277,524 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 40,383 confirmed cases, 527 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 467,727 confirmed cases, 6,125 confirmed deaths, and 229,697 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., North Carolina: they have 1,031,929 confirmed cases, 13,570 confirmed deaths, and 1,001,590 confirmed recoveries. [xii]    
  69. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 859,398 confirmed cases, 6,458 confirmed deaths, and 841,769 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Aruba, 158th country on the list: 11,063 cases of the virus, 109 confirmed deaths and 11,466 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]     
  70. 2021 Saturday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,823.55, UP 238.20 points (+0.68%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,836.99, UP 152.39 points (+1.04%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,411.79, UP 44.31 points (+1.01%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.17 per barrel, +0.10 (+0.42%).  The price of GOLD is $1,802.10 per troy oz., +0.30 (+0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $25.24 per troy ounce, +0.01 (+0.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,059.10 per troy oz, -2.30 (-0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, +0.05 (+1.25%). [xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,672.34 per troy oz, -45.56 (-1.68%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $18,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $720,000.00 per troy oz., -5,000.00 (-0.69%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,507.25 per troy oz., +41.25 (+1.67%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.04.     In East Caribbean Dollar, one greenback equals 2.69 and in Ecuadoran Sucre, a buck equals 25,083.49 and in Egyptian Pound, one dollar equals 15.63 of theirs. [xvii]        
  71. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.325 per gallon, $2.969 in Florida, $4.085 in Hawaii, and $3.834 in Washington state. [xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Delaware: $2.991.  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- Mauritius: $4.497 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,556,382,310,872 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Norway, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Thailand with $80 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  72. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 123 for the now-infamous ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and to have visited it just one- 29 days ago.  How about that for commitment to the job?  She needs to go.  Here are today’s stats as presented by One America News[xxi] regarding the illegal alien invasion: first, the cost this day of caring for all these illegals is $582,445,632.  Second, here is the cost this year of caring for the world’s garbage: $224,144,146,432.  Third, here is the number of illegals who have entered the U.S. just this year- that we know of: 2,297,298.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of illegals living in the country as we speak: 36,297,296.  Twelve years ago, we said the numbers were around 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the numbers are closer to 75-100 million.  Round them up and deport all of them now- including the DREAMERS.
  73. 2021 Saturday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Two days before a U.S. delegation is set to arrive in communist China, the Chi-Coms slap sanctions on several Americans just to show they can do it.  Elsewhere, as more and more Americans demand the Biden regime do something to help the Cuban people, our esteemed U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken makes the surprisingly stupid statement that it appears that ‘U.S. sanctions on Cuba are not working.’  Do you think?   However, the American people plan to show support for the oppressed Cuban people as a flotilla of small vessels is departing Florida’s waters to arrive 12 miles from the Cuban coast to shoot off fireworks to show support for the Cuban people and hopefully to help some who make a bid or freedom.
  74. 2021 Saturday H: Foreign News / Overseas News II– Meanwhile, following the embarrassment the Chi-Coms inflicted on the U.S. by slapping sanctions on U.S. citizens, the Biden ‘state department’ is going to send a delegation to Russia to ‘talk nukes.’  How about talking about them with the frigging Chi-Coms?  Elsewhere, now that the United States has cut and run from Afghanistan, the U.S. and Iraq are negotiating a troop withdrawal by January 2022.  Since George W. Bush f**ked up Iraq and destabilized the Middle East, may as well allow Iran to absorb the country.
  75. 2021 Saturday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Governor John Bel Edwards, D-LA, says that EVERYONE in the state must wear masks regardless of their vaccination status.  Oh, goody.  Meanwhile, in a big win for Florida, the Centers for Disease Control tosses mask regulation on cruise ships.   Elsewhere, the Democrats who fled Texas for Washington, D.C., and who took the Chi-Vi with them say they ‘don’t feel bad about causing a super-spreader event.   That’s Democrats for you, they don’t have consciences.  Sad to say but true.  In other ‘VID news, liberals are celebrating the fact that unvaccinated conservative talk show radio host Phil Valentine- someone who questioned the efficacy and the need for a Chi-Vi vaccine- is in the hospital…with COVID-19.
  76. 2021 Saturday J: Political News I– Michigan lawmakers vote to strip Governor Gretchen “Gravel Gertie” Whitmer of her dictatorial COVID-19 powers.  Good.  Now recall the skank.  Speaking of killer governors, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, is calling on the Department of Justice to probe Joe Biden’s role in covering up Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s nursing home massacres.  Everyone wants to know this.  Sadly, the U.S. Department of Justice declines investigating massive nursing home deaths in four big Democratic states: New York, Michigan, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.  Each of the governors in these states must go on trial and if convicted go to prison for the untold suffering and countless deaths they have caused.
  77. 2021 Saturday K: Political News II– A new poll shows that Joe Biden is losing major support in 85 battleground districts.  A poll claims his approval ratings still stand around 50-percent, but everyone understands that this is FAKE NEWS.  Meanwhile, never afraid to call it the way he sees it, Senator Mike Lee, R-UT, says that ‘the White House and BIG TECH are colluding to silence conservative speech.’  Tell us about it.   Moving on, former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says that the ‘infrastructure bill is biased toward Democrat-controlled cities’ meaning they are going to get the big bucks and the money-go-round will continue…unabated.  Elsewhere, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says that- get this, the same things were said when Barack Hussein Obama was president back in, uh, 2010, we think- ‘irreparable harm will happen to the United States if we don’t raise the debt ceiling.’  Oh, STFU already.  No wonder our country is going down the crapper.
  78. 2021 Saturday L: Political News III– Diamond and Silk- two strong black female voices- said of Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci that he is the ‘new Reverend Jim Jones.’  For all you millennials, look him up.  Last year, the dynamic duo was booted from Fox News Channel for criticizing the creepy little doctor but folks, they are right on.  Right on.  First, “Phony Tony” said NO masks were needed, then he said masks, then he said two masks, then he said maybe goggles, then that one disappeared, then he said three masks and it goes on and on and on…
  79. 2021 Saturday M: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3580 what with a $11 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 01, 05, 19, 27, 40, and Mega 08.  Out of 98,557 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $32,534.  The winning ticket was sold at Kym Café in Garden Grove, CA 92843.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #866 with a jackpot of $186 million up for grabs:  01, 04, 11, 59, 67, and Powerball 10.  Out of 76,367 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $39,281 apiece.
  80. 2021 Saturday N- One Year Ago Today: As you know, we never wish negative on anyone, as you know, we are rooting for Joe Biden to wake up from his senility and to begin doing the work of the American people rather than talking crazy about white supremacism, racism, and the cops.  We would like to see the ‘Joe of Old’ and not this stooge of Xi Jinping ransacking the country.  We can find out together- Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  81. 2022 Sunday: The left continues the lie of the planet ending soon unless we give government the power of life and death over all of us to stop climate change.  Folks, back in the day- the 1970s- Democrats were doom and gloom that another ice age was coming and woe to everyone on the planet.  We live in a dynamic world, we work hard at conserving resources while generating new ones and if we kowtow to the f**king Democrats, our planet will die because once we remove all forms of CO2, we will witness all flora die and if all flora dies, so will all faunae.  These people are ignorant dimwits screaming and crying so they can attain power now and keep it.  Time to destroy every Democrat come November and in every subsequent election along with their RINO stooges.  An ass-whooping is on the way…Chef Elvin C. McCardle.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0901 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Cayucos.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

As longtime fans of the Beach Boys, if there’s ONE thing that we never understood is WHY the Beach Boys did NOT release more live albums?  Back in the day, the Rolling Stones released a live album after most of their mid-1970s releases (well, it seemed that way whereas now, they have so many live albums, it’s difficult to count) whereas the Beach Boys gave us an early live album followed by “In Concert” and “Live in London.”  We have a bootleg from back in the day featuring the lineup that made “Sunflower” and “Surf’s Up,” called “Re-Surfin’ USA,” an album one can find at RZ Record albeit under a different name- “Surf’s Up in Princeton,” recorded live in New York back in 1971, albeit currently unavailable.  Still, the Beach Boys gave us “Good Timin’: Live at Knebworth, England 1980.”  This is a great album, not as good as “In Concert” because the band has reverted back to its earlier sound for the oldies but goodies.  Also, they leave off “Good Timin’” which sure the hell should have been included on this album.  There are 22 tunes here that run the gamut of the group’s career and which features the six main Beach Boys- Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson, Alan Jardine, Mike Love, and Bruce Johnston- together live.  We hope you will seek this album out and add it to your daily listening pleasure.  We contend you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] It would appear the Department of War would become the first victim of political correctness.

[ii] 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.

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

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

[v] We hope to share the music of Little Richard one day.  Not sure as to when, however.

[vi] Not sure when we will do the music of Judas Priest- if ever.

[vii] Not sure as to when we will do the music of America but please stay tuned.

[viii] Many believe Barack Obama should be disqualified as a president because most believe he was born outside the United States which would ban him from ever seeking the highest office in the land.  At the very least, an asterisk should be placed by his name in all U.S. history books.

[ix] We won’t be doing the music of this skank unless the blog site is still here in 50 years.

[x] 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)

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

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

[xiii] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxi] Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT.